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Two Battleship.
T. c I J Naal Affairs Commit
tee 't 'crdav tcl to recommend the
antli n au " ci construction of two
new ittl. 1"P5 '- torpedo boat
destn. crs Inir submarine one sup
ply s i r and one transport This is
not a .rite m authorization aa the
naval th ntu ilccm neccsart to
enabk t . V nitcd State to maintain
it p' -c .i i iR the naval power:
Sctrit rv N vcr ficd th- require
ment t tN (Vet at thrci new battleship-
battleship crui-cr Mttecn
de-tr r- and .1 lar?c numbtr ol al
i able ' rind' boat denrover- subina-re-
and uisdianc-. Dm the naval
comni it .. as done better than last
jcr hackled 1v the ami
la It n. t the Dcmovralic
caJ i I ilnud to rqx.rt in favor
ai u i in
It nmnns for the Hotic to
, t the naval committee's
r, r m u i i The outlook for
, , , wns despite the captious
j,.,, i tin i c who would rather
1( , pi h k moncv lor public
bull),. "1 tin. sincere misRivmss of
t si w in worrud b the mouiu-
in r i itioiis proposed b the
IKnui i liumntv, wlui.li stands
p r- - proraimiK of cconomv
r 'ill
, l In unvvi-c rco.Himv to cur-
til l i iiiMb "f tlic flcct lo vuch
n cjtr i as t impair the authontv
i t I 'state amon;; the pow
t tin s mi time, the expenses
i In mistratinn must be re
, ' The nv Department has
,, ' vv t t i this bohtion of
, s 1 ir Is is the solution. The
c i ( niicrcss is neccssarv
t, tl ) t irtscnt navv vards nrc
1 icK r i nsnioiith N H . Boston
c r Philadelphia 1'ortsnioutli
a . rle t n mil Kev West It
, , it h ! r the largest battleships
t rr 'ii of them, hut tnev are
all k t . n and the expense of
I rp ii sc scattered stations is
I far r r t lan it would be were thev
c-,mi , ' , tn or three Lnpland
has rj t ' tlirotish this wasteful
sias n ' r v pursues a policv of con
cenfrat n Throi naval stations one
in rr i,. n fit Biv another in
Hampt i R ls and a third at
( ai i in i " uld .idcquatclv main
tain t in ie Fleet, while stations
in r ,t s nn,t san Trancisco Biv.
and lidrl Harbor would be sufficient
h i stablisbmint for the naval
f r r tiir Puitu
L n ntrition lias long btcn the
iiur n p ho , far as it- war
sip a onurncd for the vcssils
ii t k r v'n-tantlv together in
ihr ' n s cjn when it is iicccssarj
fi r l sr pirate tn o for re
pa i snftrrcd shore stations.
'f i err is pooil reason for conccn
trat i afli it there is better reason
fn- ncent ration ashore ivv vards
hri ' ci ' fir tin flett not the flea
f r , ( m'
A Fair and Square Proposition.
If ii i i nicedtd that co per cent
f tic thousands of locomotive fire
men f the Hastcni radroads have
vrtr ii tnkc vhv lonfcr with the
railr ad n anaj,i r-' The move looks
Ik ilcvtr tratcgv to have dekpates
cj into ilu emttrence, backed with an
overwhelming vote in favor of a wilk
ut. but till rcadv to discuss a com
promisi Jsincc this cannot possiblv
lie altr 11111 on the part of s0 prac
tical a set of hard working men, it can
rnlv be considered as plav for the gal
1 p railroad managers do not denv
u tifkatton of the demand for higher
vvigi Thej have not spa-red for
time, sjught no delaj The have
been eager for arbitration, but not of
the kind favored bv the leaders of the
firemen rndcr the provisions of the
Pnlman nrt Thr railrnnils rnntnH
ilyt this would mean a duel between
one- arbitrator for the roads and an
other for the strikers, with a third
acting as umpire, who. if he favors
the railroads, mav decide for them
whether their claim was justified or
not Or he irav be in favor of the
men and gnc judgment for them He
maj not be fullv posled as to true
conditions, vet he has the power to
decide a1 lie sees fit
What the managers desire is that
the question at issue should be con
sidered by disinterested experts, some
of whom should be thoroughly versed
in the intricacies xf the problems, and
all of whom, excepting those repre
senting especially cither the cmplovers
or the emploved, shall take into due
consideration the rights and needs of
the public. This was good enough for
the locomotive engineers, who prqb-
ablv are regarded more highly by the
public than an other class of mechan
ical workers in the country. And
since the engineers have- accepted their
findings without a question, it ought to
be good enough also for the firemen
To the public, vihich is deeply con
cerned in the controversy, this looks
like a fair proposition N
The Safety (?) of Travel.
If it is possible to gain an unbiased
view of the problem of safety, or the
lack of safet, in American railroad
travel, the block signal and train con
trol board, appointed under a resolu
tion which Congress adopted after the
disastrous Terra Cotta wreck in 1906,
should now be possessed of it This
board, headed bv Prof. M E. Cooley,
of the Univcrsitj of Michigan, a dis
tinguished engineer, has spent five
vears in investigating the subjects in
dicated by its official name. Likewise
it has considered broken rails and the
variable human element in railwa oper
ation The board's final report is well
worth perusal It is calm and mod
erate, jet definite in tone
The board finds that the reasons whv
greater safeguards arc not provided is
the expense their installation would in
volve The report savs
The railroad officer responsible for
results does his utmost to meet the
demands made upon him His first
rcsponsibihtv. as be sees it, is to pro
vide earnings He knows if he fails
111 this somebod) will be found to rc
phce bun It is but mtural that the
railroad ofncial has, in the struggle for
existence, given chief attention to the
conditions dircctlv affecting the finan
cial end of the business, and less at
tention to the conditions affecting
sitctv Safctv he vcrv much desires.
but c-irnings he must Invc Human life
Ins a value, the same as freight, and if
it lias been lost in triiisit it is paid
for ind becomes one of the operating
Bill all tin Mime 1- 11 it placed bv
the board upon the nilroads The re
port lonliiiues
Tin public should search faic its
share 111 the risponsibihtv for safctj
The comfort and Iuxurv which it now
demands arc lostlv The high speid
train which was a special ivcnt twenty
viars ago is now a feature of the reg
tihr schedules Tjic American people
cannot, wait, thev crowd the steps to
get on a train and the aisles to get off
Comforts and luxuries are demanded
without increase of expense to the
traveler, not onl that, but with a very
general decrease in prices
The boird renews its riconimcuda
tion lor hcdcral legislation lompclling
intirstati railroads to instill the block
swem Congress thus far has tailed
to do this, vet it probable is the most
useful step tint could be taken The
public is periodieally horrified bv fatal
train wrecks mil various sporadic
uoviniiiits ari undertaken for the pro
motion of satctv et we iloubt if one
Senator or Representative in fiftv has
ever been subjected to even moderate
pressure in tavor of this recommenda
Simplifications Needed.
The operation thus far of the new
parcel post has ampl demonstrated
that the zone plan of Senator Bourne
and the Senate Conference Commit
tee has not worked to the advantage
cither of the post-office or of the peo
ple. Instead of having to figure out
zones bv 'quadratic equations' (who
ever heard of such a thing in a busv
post office station') a sntiplcr method
should be devised
Tlit Senator s plan is too cumber
some Th it promulgated bv the
House comimttci to multiple the
number of 7ones be the number of
pounds in an package and add 4
cents is prctcrablc Tor instance a
five pound paekagc to be forwardcel
to the fourth zone, would to-t 24
cents, and so on Under such a sim
ple rule each shipper would be bis
own inforrmtion burciii Besides, the
rates would be lower, nistcid of
higher than the charges made bj the
express companies, as in manv in
stances the Bourne rates certamlv are.
Here is another thing If anything
is written upon the wrapper but the
address of sender and recipient, a fine
is collected amounting to double tint
of first-class letter postage What an
imposition' Depress companies for
ward anv parcel without extra charge,
no matter what is written upon the
wrapper Whv such discrimination?
Were it not time that wc emancipate
ourselves from the antiquated notion
tha all postal matter must be divided
into three classes written, printed,
and all other' The parcel post is in
tended to breik down these bars If
' fann products and all manufactured
articles" rcall stands for what it
means, then why is a book excluded
from shipment bj the parcel post? If
the department only could be per
suaded to divorce itself from the old
"rut"' the parcel post easily can be
made the great success it has become
111 all European countries.
The observers who have predicted
storms for the Incoming administration
mav be vcr expert In the observing
stunt, but the can hardly exrVct to'ob
taln positions fn the Weather Bureau
after AJarch t
P. M G. Frank Hitchcock wants gov
ernment ownership of telegraph lines.
Yes, and then he would insl't on send-
ing our telegrams by parcel post.
Somo fellows call a box of sweeU
A valentine.
A bunch of orchids or of beets i
Is quite In line.
But I prefer the lace affair ',,
Of Ions aeo. , ,
Twas trimmed with tuwel everywhere.
A3 jou may know.
I loved that screed of pink and blue
For Its own sake. ,
It was a little brother to .
A frosted cake.
Ace Limit.
Children under twelve are debarred
from appearing In public In most States,
and there also appears to be somo sort
of a rule applying to anecdotes.
They Co Tocether.
"Why do tney couple fuss and
"They go together. When a, woman
spends a week's salary for feathers,
naturally her husband makes a, fuss."
February 13 In History.
February IS. 1544-Henry VIII ets 3,000
ugly valentines ife was not popular.
February 13. 15SS Queen Elizabeth de
clines to bo Sir Walter Raleigh's valen
tine. Another sad blow.
Ire tn Demand.
"There will be a shortage of lee next
summer, and then what velll you do?"
"I expect to sell enough Ice this warm
winter to enable mo to retire," answered
the Ico dealer with a grin
Another Sad Blow.
H thought It was a valentine;
It made him thrill
"Remit or be sued ran one line
It was a bill,
Kn It rtrall Happened.
The king was In his counting house
running over the stubs of his check book
and berating the cost of Hiring: the
queen was In the parlor eating benzoate
of soda: the maid was in the garden
exchanging persiflage with a policeman,
when along came a blackbird closely
pumued bj a number of English spar
rows 1IU Finn Month.
v. ou have such a firm mouth
'1m I acquired that by keeping my
lips rompnssed"
But whv keep vour lips compressed"
"To keep mv wife from smelling my
Graduated Thank.
Our ve alters ioiki MJ 'Thank ou,
even when the tip is email
That rule does not p-ovent them from
showing their scorn, mv friend Some
of vour waiters can sav It with seven
different Inflection
SnrTrnctst "Roasts"
in Villi
To the Editor The opposition of "I II
R to woman suffrage, recentiv appear
ing in The Herald. Is exactly the kind of
opposition that vee want It Is so weak in
its argument and o amrmic In Its logic
tint it Is rather more ludicrous than con
viniing I H R (in lier resting"), having all
that he wants, home, protection, thlldren
ean t bee why the women whoare forced
to go out into the world to support them
selves or their dependent relatives
should want conditions made either more
favoraWc or more endurable It mav be
safely said that two-thirds of thore
women work because It 1 necessarj
rather than because thej prefer It There
are so many of them that have never
had anv homes other than the ones thev
themselves provided, and that would
have none at all If the gave up thellr
If I II R ' lived in Florida, lam sure
that he would be utterl) unable to un
derstand whv a woman living In Ver
mont should want a ret of furs for win
ter If slie had recently dined at a home
table provided by a good husband, she
would e also be unable to understand
why a woman with an empty larder and
man children should want lawn that
would prevent a dissipated husband
pending his wages on drink If she can
stay In her home on bad davs, she does
not understand wh the working girl who
goes Into badl- ept streets or hangs n
to straps in crowded cars should be In
terested In laws that would eliminate such
anno ances.
If women could onlj realize that the
ballot not only means something about
tarirf or something about free silver,
but that it also means a great deal about
the little things that make up our dally
llifi thf until? Lnnix tli.it It ! nnl tn
le politician", not to be masculine, but It '
Is to improve our living conditions that
we arc tninz
Not having seen either Representative
Hiflln himself, I im unable to rave
about his looks as "I II R docs I am
willing to give him the benefit of the
doubt and concede that probably his
home Is happ. well protected Bnd well
provided, but it Is not the well that
we are trvlng to cure It Is the sick that
need our help However. In our efforts
to help, we are handicapped b having
first to silence the purring of the woman
who does not think the woman who
ss I have all I wint. ever thing I
ne-ed wh make an changes''
The women who work and the women
who need are as womanly, as willing to
be mothers, and as willing to be home
makers as an women living God made
them with maternal Instincts, and casting
a ballot is not going to change Tils well
laid plans V WOMAX WHO WOltKS.
Canard ljr Men ej;lert.
To tile nditor After reading "I II
It 'a ' letter of the 11th Instant, opposing
suffrage for women. I am constrained to
rcpl that I rather hope the letter
emlnated from the editorial rooms
of The Herald I would rather think
that a mero man a very young man
with a deplorable small acquaintance
among women, wrote It than that there
I even one woman o narrow of mind
and soul In this age of charming pro
gressive women
I If R needn t be so worried. There
nre hundreds of "good, honest women to
love and cherish, ' and a great many
manlv men ' doing it, too. And. thank
goodness, those same men are might
proud of the type of womanhood with
brain and heart enough to manage a
home that is at once health, happy, and
hispitable. and still have tie left to be
interested In the big questions that are
so vital to the home life the questions
that have reall become so big and vital
through men's neglect of them.
The 'kind of men who allow women
to override them" are the men of big
1 earl and mind who have come to
thoroughly appreciate the delightfully
companionable women of the present gen
eration C F. C
Ilonmnntn'a Compensation.
IrYotn th New Xork faun.
If, after the Spanish-American war.
Canada had demanded the cession eT
Maine to her to balance tho annexation
by the United States of the Philippines
and thus round out her Atlantic sei
coast. the situation would nave been pre
cisel analosous to that created by the
present demand of Roumanla that Bul
garia, to balance the gain of her success
(ul vvir. bhould cede the Slilrtrlan region
to Roumanla.
Constantinople's horse-car line, cover
ing, thirty miles of streets. Is to be elec
trified. " , ie
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Burgojne Trapped and Beaten by the Patriot Militia Howe Thwarted by
Washington at Every Turn Howe Determined to Capture Philadelphia.
Washington Defeated by Cornwallis at the Brandywine The British Paw
a Gay Winter at Philadelphia, the Patriots a Sorrowful One at Valley
Forge Plot to Displace Washington.
(torrrizht, int. tr Hirpr- & Brothrra. All rilhU
McOore s
NO. 34.
A thousand men Uurgonc felt obliged.!
to leave In garrison at Tlconderega, a
thousand more, sent to Bennington to
seize the stores there, were overwhelmed
and taken (August IS-) Quite twent
thousand provincials presentl beset him,
and he had but six thousand left where
with to save himself.
He croied tho river, for he still ex
pected Howe, and there was stubborn
fighting about baratoga (September 19.
October 7) In which Arnold onic more
mado his name In battle But the odds
were too great. Uurgojne's supplies were
cut off. his troops beaten, there was
nothing for it but capitulation (October
He bad been trapped and taken by a
rising of the countrj.
WathluKton OntgreneraI Howe.
Howe had not succored him, partly be
cause he lacked judgment and capadt.
parti) because Washington had thwarted
him at ever turn From his position at
Morristown. Washington could send re
enforcements to the north or recall them
at wild without serious dela), and Howe,
in his hesitation, gave him abundant
time to do what he would
it n. sir William's purpose to occupy
the early Fummer. ere Burgone should
need hlni. In an attafk on Philadelphia.
On the 12th of June, according!, he
threw a force of eighteen thourand men
Into New Jerse.
But Washington foiled him at each
attempt to advance by hanging alwaS
upon his flank In such a position that
he could neither be safely ignored nor
forced to tight, and the prudent Howe,
abandoning the march, withdrew once
more to New York
British Come to Philadelphia.
But he did not abandon his project
against Phil ldclphla
He deemed it the 'capital' of the
Insurgent confederal . and wished to
discredit Congress and win men of doubt
ful allegiance to his standard b Its cap
ture, and ho reckoned upon some advan
tage In drawing Washington after him
to the southward, away from Burgonc"s
field of operations In the north Though
Jul had come, therefore, and Burgoyne
must need hl-n presently, he put his
eighteen thousand men aboard the fleet
nnd carried them by sea to the Chesa
peake xah!ncton Pnxslcd.
Washington was sorely puzzled. He
had taken It for granted that Howe
would go north, and he had gone south:
Howe's tn a manner abandoning Bur
gojne Is so unaccountable." he said,
"that I cannot help casting my ces con
tinually behind me," and he followed
very cautlousl, ready upon the mo
ment to turn back, lest the movement
should prove a feint.
But there w as no mistake. Howe enter
ed tho Delaware, and. being frightened
thence b reports of obstructions lrt the
river, went all the long four hundred
miles about the capes of Chesapeake,
and put his army ashore at Elkton for Its
advance upen Philadelphia.
Defeat, But ot Boot.
It was then the 25th of August. Wash
ington met him (September 11) behind
the fords of the Brandywine. and, unable
to check Cornwallis on his flank, was
But fr him defeat waa never rout:
his army was still Intact and steady;
and he held his foe jet another fort
night on the road ere: "capital could
be entered (September IT).
Burgojne was by that time deep with
in the net spread for him at Saratoga.
On the momlng of the tth of October,
In a thick mist. Washington threw him
self upon Howe's main force encamped
acrora the village street of German town,
and would have overwhelmed It In the
surprising onset had not two of his own
columns gone astray In the fog, attacked
each other, and so lost the moment's
General Howe knew very soon how
barren a success he had had. The end
of js'ovember came before he had made
nimseii master 01 ine ions upon me
XHUware rbeIow tbe "capital'' and re-
Statistician and Economist.
moved the obstructions from the river
to give access to his fleet, the British
power waa broken and made an end of
in the north, and Washington was still
at hand as menacing and dangerous aa
Dr Franklin was told In Paris that
Gin Howo had taken Philadelphia
"Philadelphia has taien Howe.' he
W Inters at Valley Force.
Phtladelphli kept Howe safely through
the winter, and his officers made them
selves easy amid a round of gayetles In
the complaient town, while Washington
went tit Valley Forge to face the hard
ships and the Intrigues of a bitter season.
A deep demoralization fell that winter,
like a blight, upon all the business of
the struggling confederacy. The Con
gress. In Its exile at York, had lost Its
tone and its command in affairs. It would
have lost It as completely In Philadel
phia, no doubt, for It was no longer the
body It had been
Its best members were withdrawn to
serve their respective States In the criti
cal business, now everywhere In hand,
cf re-organlzlng their government: and
It Itself was no government at all, but
simple a committee of advice, which the
States heeded or Ignored as the pleased
ConmfM Without Power.
Oftentimes but ten or twelve members
could be got together to transact Its
business It suffered Itself to fall Into the
hands of Intriguers and sectional politi
cians It gave commts'lons In the arm
not according to merit, but upon a plan
carefully devised to advance no more
officers from one section than from an
othereven men like John Adams ap
prov Ing
Adams denounced claims of seniority
and ervlce as involving "one of the
most putrid corruptions of absolute
monarchv," and suggested thst the of
ficers who did not relish the Ide- of
seeing the several States given a share
of the general officers." proportioned to
the number of troops the had sent to
the arm), had better take themselves
off. and ee how little they would be
Worst of all. an uglv plot was hatch
ed to displace Washington, and the vari
ous distempers of different men for a
brief season gave It a chance to succeed
Some were Impatient of Washington's
"Fabian policy," as they called It. and
would have had him annihilate. Instead
Paterson, N. J.
tathur of "At Good Old Simula."
Paterson Is located In New Jersey,
three turns and four comers by auto
mobile pike from Newark; and is a city
of 123,000 people, and a number of whom
contrary to the general Idea, are satis
fied with tho government.
Paterson waa founded in 1791 at the
suggestion of Alexander Hamilton, for
the purpose of being a great cotton
manufacturing center. Later on It was
promoted to silk and now produces
J23.0CO00O worth of illk In a good, free
spending jear. It takei liWX) people to
weave thfi silk, but they do not wear
It themselves. They refrain with re
markable firmness from doing so. After
tlie Imported cltixen has woven silk all
day in u Paterson factory he put orr his
cotton coat and comes down town to
promote the cause of anarchy as a pas
time Paterson has more anarchists per
millionaire than any other American
city, but they are not as fatal as the
Chicago breed.
Paretson alsi manufactures locomotives
and rebuilds itself whenevec necessary.
It was burned In 1901 and flooded In 1902.
but has recovered from both afflictions.
It wanders over the New Jersey hills and
along the banks of the Implacable Pas
saic River and can be navigated In all
directions by automobles with good
rater"on Is brand new and attractive
down town, thanks to Its big nre. It
lias many fine residence streets and one
iar?M rastle with real ruins attached.
which looms aloft from a high hRV and
makes the foreign visitor weep with
of merely checking, these Invading hosts.
"My toast," cried John Adams, "Is
a short and violent war"
Others envied Washington his power
and his growing fame, resented their own
subordination and his supremacy, and
Intrigued to put Gen. Gates In his
place. Had not Gates won at Saratoga,
and Washington lost at the Brandywine
and at Gerroantown" Schuyler had pre
pared the victor In the north. Arnold
and Morgan had done the fighting that
ecured It. but Gates had obtained the
command when all was read, and was
willing to receive the reward
With a political committee-Congress In
charge of affairs, nothing waa lmpossiDie
B. of T. Men to Dine.
The Washington Board of Trade s mem
bership committee will have Its monthl
supper at the Hotel Sterling at S o'clock
to-night. H. Clifford Bangs is chair
LUtft sntme ennd mnontaln riiinc from tfir
Or like th rulUDce of th pntar tUr,
Hell thine a-down th ar-i through mrh feme
With til the dory of the Nrannr
A DID Of KTTtrW. filth, ind lottj lOT?,
Itu-pirrd tj truth flan heTrnly puweri .bore
Fitted with the beaatr & nuzlc mind
That &Tmfcd for the frwdcoi of mankind.
Ilia hootr via porn a jooder tan.
With all the imtrkxixn of Washington
V&d heart and ccl that felt for one and all
Vfho lmcrr this bleak tMTTtnI ball
Vnd in hia ratnd no maltae foend a liac-e
For any mortal of the human rare
With manhond loftr aa a mountain ranz
And charitr without a acar or change
A martjr for the cauae of troth and nh.
II fell the brro of the freedom ftsht
And rr the blow of an a-nbanin a hand
nia tint aoared Into the Better Land.
And from tre ramparta of God a tpfeere
lie look upon tbe rpl fr ft-0- dv
And NeMea all who kneel at Freedom s shrine,
Implorlns for the pare and superfine
This man was reared amonc the raoneen
Of western wood, undaunted by falas fears
Where all were free aa natcxe in her sway.
With daifcinf atreama reMundin nifht and day.
And birds of beauty flit tin on the vine
Among- tbe wild flower of tbe early ar-ric
Where God waa recrcclaed In era and tree
Eternal emblem of the bra re and free
Tbe Iron jawa of psrerty and pain
Held fast hia boyhood year in sua and rain
While ruatic labor, with its huncry face.
Fur-sued him constantly from place, to place
Yet uprard in hia y-Ioddtns course of fame
Ha uv bryond the heifints of the Cafhlnf flame
And nerrr faltered in hia GMIuba creed
To coin bia words of freedom for the deed.
Lincoln waa called to tare the nation life
And soothe the sorrow of each mornics strife
Where, slavery and freedfen battled strons
To derate tbe rUht or rruah the wrnrj:
When raa-tnar brothen on the firing Ime
Found out their blond aa foamint lparkhnx wine.
Ktarui&e the worm with tneir ffioriou deeds
To show at last that liberty Roceeeds
HH procUartation that the triune slare
Should be fofrrer free on land and ware
Waa beard acmu the nitidis far and wide
Vnd care all human hearts a Uatinc rxide
That cruelty and wron; were crushed at last
And that the livery laah and chains had racwd
Int the dunfonna of defeat and crime.
Burled forr-rer in tbe tomb of time
Ten thousand years from now his name shall be
Repeated by the men who would be free
Who lire for lofty aims and lore-lit play
Amooz the brautiful. tbe bright and ray
And while this pratt republic remain
To Wees the world by mount and stream and Hain,
The fame of Lincoln shall forever grow
As pure and brilliant aa the Alpine mow I
homesickness. Paterson also Im.
waterfall seventy-two feet high, which is
older than the city, but Is still in an
fiTMltunt .lain nt nal
excellent stato of repair.
ruts oa bis cotton colt and comes downtown to rro
tsoto tbe cause of anarrnr aa a tautlme.
Paterson has never produced a Presi
dent, but It has made socks for most of
the Senators, and has enabled thousands
of American women to rustle grandly
Into church ten minutes late.
(Ocritfit, 103, by oeorze Mataer? Adu&s.)
John DallllL of FIHihnw -... e
- ' -.- ..a. M1IU KJCrCUU
Payne, the old tlmo tarlffer. are great
cronies. Now that Dalxell and Joe Can
non, and a. few more of tho old standpat
ooteria are defeated, and Payne, stripped
Ul D" power, la left to alt on the lid all
by himself, the totter would almost a
oon have gone down with the ship.
He feels about aa happy over his rescue
as Bruce Ismay did. But all this has
absolutely nothing n rfn 111. ...
intended to tell when the opening en-
..vo nag BluriCO.
iJauell and Parnn hnii . ..n ....
that traveled to foreign parts one sum
mer, and they made a bid for the Irish
vote back home, by spending several
"ya In Ireland collecting local color
one afternoon they set out for Blarney
castle. Dabjell waa the treasurer and
spokesman of the party and he walked
ahead to confer with the proprietor of a
-lum,! mre ana jaunting car about the
eostof carrying them to the castle. The
tariff waa too high, so to speak, and
Dalzeil objected. The driver then caught
lht of Payne'a not Inconsiderable bulk.
-Would yelook at that!" he exclaimed,
pointing to the tariff librettist. "And
yon objectln' to the price. Why If the
mare saw that man she'd drop dead
It Is a source of great satisfaction to
Victor Murdock, the Kansas statesman
with tho sandy hair of curllng-lron de
sign, that he may have been Instru
mental once upon a time In saving .1
beautiful young woman from the pitfalls
or a great wicked city, to-wlt. New
York, our thriving metropolis.
Victor and his wife were paying their
first visit to New York fifteen ears ago.
and had dropped Into an Inoffensive
looking restaurant In the downtown sec
tion of the city. They were young and
full of enthusiasm and anxious to see
ever thing. One of the sights th
noted when they had sat down In the
restaurant was a young couple at a
nearby table A demure looking little
girl, scarcely out of her teens, sat with
a sllgtttly older chap, drinking cham
pagneand It was 3 o'clock tn the after
noon. Victor had seen champagne wine be
fore, but the sight of a neatly and not
gaudily dressed little girl, with big blue
ee. drinking the stuff In the middle
of the afternoon, was so contrary to the
Wichita njatem that fie could scarcely
keep his eyes off the pair. Unconscious
ly, perhaps, he may have looked startled
At any rate this Is what happened
The girl, after noting the look Vic gave
her. suddenly pushed aside her glas.
half-filled with champagne, and ceased
to drink, though her companion mlldl
upbraided her for so doing
Vie has always been a good student
of human nature and he thought he
could read her reasoning in her face In
the first place, she probabl was not a
bad little girl, hut had come to the big
city from a small town and now for th
first time was finding herself being
drawn Into an eddy. She looked it th
oung couple from Kansas and thought
to herself "Those folks come from a
little place, the same as I did. and the
haven't followed city ways, and thev
show they haven't. They've got the
right sort of look about "em. Here
where I cult the big town ways" and
she pnhed her glass from her.
President Taft received a call the other
day from a little girl six years old. who
came all the way from Ohio just to shake
hands with him Her father 11 P. J
Brad, a prominent Cleveland lawyer.
and he brought the little girl down here
because he felt sorry for her. Although
she is six years of age. the child had
never In her life conversed with a Pres
ident. Brady figured that the thing had
gone far enough.
Which town do ou like best. Cleve
land or Washington?' asked the Presi
dent, with his winning smile, after the
"Well. I like Washington ver much.'
said the little girl, "and espcciall this
houie I think It s the nicest house 1
was ever In "
"Ah es, a great man people like thl
house, said the President, talking a bit
over her head. "I'm only soro I can t
slay here longer.
Those who know Robert H GittlnJ.
the next Representative from Niagara
Falls, are wondering how long it will be.
after he arrives here, before he begin'
addressing Speaker Clark as Champ
and Leader Lnderwood as 0c
Glttlns Is known to everybody In his
locality as "Bob," and as he dislikes to
seem cold and distant to peoplo he
meet, he co-nes right back and calls
rearly everybod else by their flrt
names Sometimes he 11 meet a man and
keep right on addressing him as "Mr
Once he usd the "Mr " for nearly
twenty-flve minutes, but that was be
cause the stranger wore a silk hat. G it
tins Is really not formal at all. and is
easy to get acquainted with. Those who
think he is proud and haughty and a
stickler 'or nedles formalities are en
tlrelv mIMaken
Lat summer Representative Thomas
I led In was speaking up In Glttlns dis
trict ard the two were introduced A
man who hard Glttlns calling HefUn
' Tom" a few moments later, remarked
that he didn't know they had met be
fore Thev hadn't
(CbpjnjM W3. hr Fred C Krilr v"! riiht r.
MollnUt to ppe.-ir with Phila
delphia Orchestras To-day.
The Stokowskl-Tsaye concert at the
Now National Theater this afternoon, at
4 30. has attracted a great deal of In
terest since the musical and social Uaders
realize that the combination Is rather
a unique one. In that not only Is Vsae
heard with one of the greatest orches
tras of the country, the Philadelphia
Orchestra, but It will be heard with the
new leader of the Philadelphia Orches
tra, who has made a greater reputation
this year than ever before aa an Inter
preter of the highest rank.
The Philadelphia Orchestra Is now In
Its thirteenth ear. and Is supported by
Phlladelphlana in the most liberal man
rr, so that the personnel of the orches
tra Is unexcelled. Tsae. with the gen
lun that he has. will interpret one of the
oldest concertos for violin and orchestra
ever written The composer was Vlottl,
who wrote this famous composition when
he was In his teens, and It first came to
ii-m m 1TST. With equally artistic In
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sight Ysaye contrasts tnis very old num
her with the most sensuous of modern
violin concertos, that of Salnt-Saens. In
B minor. These are some of the features
of the programme that make this coming
concert so attractive.
Soclallat Solon asaaatnated.
Vienna, Feb. 12. Herr Schuhmeler. a
Socialist Democratic member of the Aus
trian Reichstag waa assassinated at the
union railway station to-day by n un
employed workman named Kunschak.
who claimed that Schuhmeler was not
doing enough for the laboring class.
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