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PUBLISHED EVERT MORNING BY The Washington Herald Compaipr Eleventh Street Phone Main 3300! L M. BELL Publisher / nn>lnria Man wiser B. G. BRYAUT '???" L_ ? FORF.ION RFPRKSENTATIVESl the beckwith spkciai. agency . iwew York. World Bul'dln*; Chicago Tribune Bulldln*; St I po*?:-r>li>patch Building: Detroit. r ord Building. | SUBSCRIPTION RA."Ea BY CARRIER: / Dally snd Sunday. *0 rents per month: $4.80 per year. , SUBSCRIPTION RATES BY MAIL.: Daily and Sunday. 60 cents per month; $6.50 per year. Dally on . SO cents per month: 5.00 per year. Entered at tho r??t ottica at Wasbinton. D. C. as second-class mall matter. 1 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. 1919. Mr. Gompers Rebukes a Wrong. Samuel Gompers performed a distinct service to the District of Columbia yesterday when he went before the Commissioners and reminded them of their obligation to organized labor. The Commis sioners' contempt for the American Federation of Labor, shown in their ultimatum to the policemen who wish to form a union, was properly rebuked by the great leader. The right of the police to organize, of course, was never ques tioned by fair-minded men. That the Commissioners resorted to threats of dismissal of the men who became members of the union was astounding to our citizenship which has come to recognize organized labor as the most important factor in industrial life. The court has granted a temporary injunction to the policemen. Between now and September 11 they will have time to establish the legal justice of their cause. Is the Senate laboring under the impression that it is writing a peace treaty? The general may have to take up his Mexican knitting where he left cff. Waste and Want. When it is all over which, God grant, may be sooner than we expect, it will probably be found that one of the big causes for the high cost of living was the sinful waste the war brought. War is waste; and it was waste as truly here as it was in Europe. Those who have peeked into the way the various governmental departments did things do not wonder where the billions went; they marvel that we did not emerge actually bankrupt. On every hand was haste, and the' throwing of dollars like fast pelting snowflakes in December. Scores, perhaps hundreds of fine private yachts were t^ken over by the government and made into subchasers. Subchasers on the Pacific coast where not an enemy sub showed during the war. In one navy yard $10,000 was expended for a furnace to burn the walnut and mahogany and other hardwood fittings, torn from these expensive boats during the course of remodeling. A typical little incident tl/at would", in peace times, make the .muckraker chortle with glee at the chance for vicious comment, r Preparations in army and navy were made for a five-years' com Ib?t. Supplies were bought on that scale, and stored away, many of jjhem perishable supplies, bought at the top of a sky-high market. This of course boosted prices, removed supplies and foods, and equipment from public use, but it also inculcated in millions of men and women the contempt for the dollar. The public's money came so easily, and in such vast quantities, that all ordinary business sense was lost; and it remains lost, as a glance at the proposed budgets of the government will indicate. The w orld mortgaged its future for fifty years and squandered with reckless abandon for four years. v Not in six months, or six years will this spirit of squandering be exorcised, nor the desire to suddenly acquire riches through great profits be stilled in the hearts of the nations. The office humorist informs us that the nutting season follows clese after the "nutty" season. 1 Vacations would be more pleasant had they no rcturn-to-work clause at the end. Show Them All Up! All warmed up about present high prices and the war-profiteering that becomes very evident in this after-the-war period, Senator Walsh, Massachusetts, urges publicity of income tax returns so that American people may know just "who's who" in respect of the mad, merry game of mulcting the people. For some years past, not only as a war measure, but as a regular peace-time proposition. The Herald has urged publicity of income tax returns. This for a number of reasons, two of which will suffice here. The first has been stated by Walsh We want to know where our dollar is going?the one dollar out of the three, or four, or five we spend that does not represent, butter, or beef, or shoes, or movie tickets or near-beer that we get, but the profit that somebody gets on these things. The second is that publicity of returns would be the surest guar antee the government could invent against tax dodging, by figure manipulation or plain mis-statement of fact or otherwise. By all means let them be shown up, the profiteers and tax dod gers. Publicity of returns should be made part and parcel of the pre amble of every incomc and inheritance tax law that Congress can be coaxed into passing, now and forever after. Our corner food merchant is a bit hard o'hearing when whole salers announce price reductions. Germany and Austria naturally want to stick together. Birds of a feather always do. The County Fair. The goldi n glow of pumpkins, gay exhibits of school rirt, liers of labeled fruit jars. The thud of hoofs as the 2.40 trotters thunder home, blare of the band, harsh calls of fakers, wailing squawkers. Over everything, a dusty haze. Thev must hold those real old-fashioned county fairs these days somewhere, despite the fact that the balloon ascension and parachute drop have been shoved into the discard by wild feats of aviators; despite the demonstration of a glistening tractor out in the field where formerly spans of oxen stiived for supremacy in hauling laden stone-boats. Most people in. Washington who come from the country recall the county fair days. They used to have freak races and yelling contests; the ladies used to serve a 25-cent chicken dinner and they used to throw real eggs at a dodging darkey. It is almost possible that the posters for the first were scratched on stone tablets. The institution is ancient. In Europe they are held frequently and the exhibits are there to be sold. The fairs from which ours were copied were open markets, where Supply came in to meet Demand. Perhaps the present movement for bringing farm products direct to town buyers could revive the gala spirit of a day when plump maidens and lusty youths danced on the grepn and the sale of meat and vegetables was not the stern transaction we now know. Most price fixers have acquired the habit of fixing 'efti upward. Maybe the treaty battlers in the Senate might arrange an armis ticc long enough to do something with the high cost of living legisla tion it was to handle. NEW YORK CITY Day-By-Day By 0. oTMcINTYRE __ New York. Sept. 4.-Thoughta while strolling around Manhattan: Two Chi nese babies with an American nurae. Times square! The heart beat ot Manhattan. Everybody Is on the Jump. Human fungi reaching' tor gold. Act mad. Would like to see a pasture, a brook and lowing cattle just for a little while. James Oliver Curwood taking a 10-cent omnibus ride. Another cafe closed! Means tnoie cellars will be opened. Good story of Harry I^eon Wilson's. Went into a New York department store at id asked clerk for a padlock for a cellar door. Fifty men followed him horn*. L'sed to poke all the jokes at Henry Ford. Now they pin 'em on prohibi tion. Whistles tooting. Soldiers coming in on transports. And to think of the actors hissing George M. Cohan: Wonder if they know the story or what he did for George Fuller Gniderf? Hying on his feet. Cohan met him on Broadway. Took him to office. Gave him $10,000 check and sent him to Cali fornia. Only obligation he exacted was for Golden never to tell. Came out after Golden died. Still. I hope the actors win. More crepe-de-chine dramas sched uled for fall. Fellow cleaning a win dow at the thirteenth story witllbut a strap. Gives me a queer feeling in the pit of the stomach?like shooting the chutes. Coney Island busses empty. Without beer?Coney might as well be interred. ?kittle shop is run by two Armenian refugees. Sell everything from pis tachio nut to a set of Henry Fielding. Like that myrrh odor. Old Blind Charlie closing up his stand. Sings *11 ^e time. Knows the Bible by heart. There's Orville Harrold. Go ing to sing in the Metropolitan next year. One thousand berries a per formance. Some Jack! Ann Pennington and George Whit* going into the Cla ridge. Snappy dressers. Broadway getting its night ly sf>ray of electric lights. Always gives me a thrill. Think 1*11 turn here?there comes my tailor. There was a huge puddle, formed bv heavy showers, r.t the crossing at Sixth avenue and Thirty-fifth street. The home-going crowd grew, and the traditional good humor typical ot crowds was missing. Swinging alon; on a crutch, one leg gone at the knee, came one of our own doughboys. The mark of suffering was still plain on the face. The soldier placed his emitch in the middle of the peddle, his one good foot still on the dry curb, and easiH swung himself to the other side. With a grin, he turned and called back to the helpless ones. "Carry on. civilians '?and disappeared up the street. It takes all morning long to get all of the Independent daughters ot Father Knickerbocker down to work. From 7 in the morning till 11 there is a steady stream of girls going to work. At 7 the factory girls, at 8 the shop girls, at S:3o the stenographers, at D the piivate secretaries, at 10 the mannikins. at 10:30 the waitresses to the lunchrooms and at 11 the last busy daughter of Manhattan rushes down town?to rehearsal. And then they all want to get home at 5 o'clock, i ne result?sweet subway crush. The free lance writers have all brightened up at the prospects for a tat winter. About ten new magazines have been started recently?the latest Is Stageland. Two new women's magazines are In the* making. Many of tho hack-writers are knocking out $1(?> a week and working only a few days a week. There is a strong de mand for humor. Another little pub lication that offers something new in the magazine held is a monthly Jour nal for hotel bell-hops. It is called The Bell-Uop. From It one gains the information that nearly all of the tug hotel men started ' hopping bells." The Good Old Dajr?. Elizabeth Frazer. the traveler and writer, was talking at a diplomatic reception in Paris about her recent experience in Vienna. ' It is difficult.'* said Mi.?s Frazer. "to satisfy one's hunger there, even at hotels that cost $15 a day. "Fating iny unappetizing dish of hashed turnips which frequently com posed 4he principal dish of lli? menu. I thought regretfully of the salmon I once disdained on a Canadian trip." Miss Frazer laughed "I was traveling in the back country of Canada. where salmon?boiled, broiled, in salad, creamed, as cutlets? figured at every meal and became very monotonous. '" 'Is there nothing else for break fast?" I asked the hotel keeper one morning, as a whole fish and pot of mustard were put before me. " 'Nothing else?" the man exclaim ed 'Why, there's salmon enough there for six, ain't there?" " 'Yes.' I admitted, 'but I do not want salmon.' " 'Well, then.' my host replied curt ly. 'fire into the mustard.' " COMMUNITY KITCHENS. n.T Kimrrcn va\cf. cook We have long had community wa ter. so why not community ice? Isn't water still water when frozen, except tHat it stiffens 'n price? And we often are given community "gas." when we ask our of ficials' advice. We have our community firemen; why not a community fire? We have our community servants who serve us for "honor and hire; Why not a community scullion, as well as community squire7 Community meetings are common enough, and so are community speeches; We have tried our community donees and even community beaches. Where community prunes are seen bathing, along with community peaches. We eoilect our community garbage and ride it in au-to-mo-biles. So why not community kitchens, to serve our community meals. Before they become rind and ref use. before they are partings and peels? And when the community kitchen, run by the community book. Will broil a community codfish from out the community brook. Why then the community copper, no doubt, will -spoon the com munity cook. No doubt th^e community palate will do?m that the dish is delicious. So pl-ase do rot think me distrust ful, nor deem my suggestion is vicidus. But after community dinner, pool Lord! who'll wash the com munity dishes? -* Or perhaps we shall be as the be^s are and work in community hives. And eat our community honny to sweeten community lives, But?please no community sweet hearts! and please no commun ity wives! iOoppKfeW ntl1-| "SCHOOL DAYS" By DWIG hUsie* voc foti eufa yo-u ?P you* I ^ aoi * ^ beei ?\ ? ?r &? *?? *??,f t( *" V" %... J- **>?? * , ,?ottt <w< ? , J*S Sir, e-n it dor>t ewe you i nly yov -wont iaa(i I -US nutflin.. V ^ J Lffl R Or n Bin P n n n^ffl^j JVj / *9. m* s ^ Jj uf I W \ K f K'f 2h? FAITH GREATER THAN REASON. By THK RKV. CHARLES STEL.ZL.E. (.Staff Writer on Religious Topics.) j "The ju.~?t Khali live by faith." j Perhaps you'd rather have it reud: ["The just shall live by reason." But if you were to open the pages 'of history, you would Anil that while reason is a pretty good general guide, ? it is far from being infallible. i Reason said that the world was flat, and Augustine, who was a great church father, declared that "there 'could be no men on the other side of ; i the earth, with their feel pointing toward us." Reason said that tho sun moves ?around the earth, and those who In sisted that the earth instead of the j sun movfcd were pronounced "heret- ? ics." Reason said that it wns impossible to biTild a steamship to cross the ocean, and it was "scientilioally" j demonstrated that it could not no done. Reason said that no man ^ould travel faster than thirty miles an; hour?it would kill him?hut today he travels comfortably more than on#, hundred miles an hour. Reason said that it was Impossible | for a man to fly through the air, but 1 , the other day an aviator flew across j the ocean. j Reason said that no man could ever ' ! travel under the water, but subma- j , rines are now commonly used. Reason said that lightning was man's enemy, destroying his property ; and killing his body, but man has i J harnessed the lightning and made it his servant. i Reason Is responsible for nearly all the things we scorn or laugh at ana I reject today, for reason at one time | said that they were dependable and i true. . , j But faith was the anchor and hope i of every great inventor; it was the j 'basis of every worthy conflict; it was j the foundation of every crusade that ; brought redemption to mankind. | I "Now faith is the substance of i things hoped f<?r. the evidence of 'things not seen," said the writer or . Hebrews. ' "Through faith we understand that , j the worlds w? re framed by the worn | of God. so that things which are se n were not made of things which do | appear. I "And what ghall T say more? For | the time would fail me to tell of C5 id - , I eon and of Rarak, and of Samson, | and of Jephthae; of David also, and ! Samuel, and of the prophets: j "Who through faith subdued king I doms. wrought righteousness, obtain ed promises, stopped the mouths ot j lions. ' "Quenched the violence of Are. es > caped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed ' valiant in fight. turned to flight the armies of the aliens." I "This is the victory that overcomes | the world, even our faith." "The Just shal live by faith." Poor Boston! With a bad transit system and its j police threatening to strike, added to j which it can't get away from itself, i Boston seems to be playing in mighty | tough luck'.?Philadelphia Inquirer. OPHELIA'S SLATE. A LINE 0' CHEER EACH DAY 0' THE YEAR Hj' John Ivcndriclt llunKn. 1013. by the McQure Newspaper Syndicate) THE W ISER CHOICE. If pleasure's but an empty thins. As some ol.l pessimists declare Why not apply that reasoning To worry and to care? F'or one's as real as t'other is. And when it comes to emptiness Let's choose the thin? that stands for bliss. And not the thins of ??tress. Who's Who in Our City JOHN II. *>MAI I.. Many Washlngtonlans who knew the late J. II. Small, well known i florist and cl\Ic worker, declare i that his son, J. H. Small. Jr.. is his | worthy successor. | Since the death of his father. Mr. Small has tak<*n rharpr of the busi ness and Is now '.lie senior member of the J. H. Small Sons Company, at Fifteenth and H streets northwest. \ Horn in Washington. Mr. Small attended the public schools here and gradual* d from the McKinley Hinh School, where be was captain of the football team in 100!'. going from .there to the Cornell I'niversity, ; whore he studied landscape arciii i teoture. and graduated in 1913 with a master's degree. 1 Always eag"r for athletics, he was not satisfied until he won an oar on j the varsity rowing team and par ticipated in many large regattas. Returning to Washington. Mr. [Small was placed In charge of the j District parks by Col. Ridley, of the [ Public Grounds and Buildings office, land continued in that capacity until ' the war broke out. when he enlisted j and was given the rank of lieuten ant in the camouflage division of ' the Field Artillery, stationed at 1 Camp Jackson, S. C. There he was j placed In charge of the work and was very successful in artillery I concealment designs. Shortly after Mr. Small was mus I tered out of service, his father died and his Washington business pre vented him from continuing his landscape architectural work. Mr. Small married Miss Helen M. Leary. a Washington girl, and lives at "TO West Irving street. Chevy Chase. NEW YORK HOTEL ARRJVALS New York, Sept. 4.?Washingtonians registered at New York hotels:: Miss C. Barry. Holland; B. T. Da vis. Cumberland; G. E. Easley. Herald Square; E. F. Garagan. Marlborough; ^ J. W. Henderson, Holland; J. T [Howell. Grand; W. Mackenzie, Grand; i G. G. Raph. Navarre; A Held., Herald I Square; J. B. Smith. Wallick; F. E i Stewart, Bristol. n~ B. Sturm. Breslin. TRADE REPRESENTATIVES. S. Kann Sons & Co.: Mrs. J. K. I Creighton, infants and childrens* wear. 432 Fourth avenue (thirteenth floor). I Woodward ft Lathrop: 334 Fourth I avenue (seventeenth floor), E. C I Gatchel, men's furnishings. C. L. Bast, boys and youth's clothing; J. O Moque, furniture; J. M. Buzzell, dress goods; F. E. Woodward, books. S. Kann Sons & Co.: 432 Fourth ave nue, Holland, Mrs. C. Nohe, millinery; Miss H. Dyei> millinery. The Louvre: E. D. Mayer, women's ready-to-wear and millinery, Pennsyl vania, Woodward ft Lothrop: G. Louis, traveling goods, toye, sporting goods. Such Is Life As It Is Seen By O. B. JOYFUL "The Ammonia Class." pays the Blossburg (Pa.> Herald, "held their monthly meeting at Inland Park. It was voted to extend a vote of thanks to Mr. John Vasseline. Hot do& rolls made a delightful supper by all." \o>v Will Bad A if Br (.nod! j Bad Axe. Mich.?The city council ha< decided that there shall be no more Sunday night shows at the movies here. Shall we not now protect the he-' roes who protected us? Wearing his Croix de Guerre and bt-nring: papers to show that he had; killod five Germans single-handed and been cited three times for j bravery, Henry Williams appeared before Magistrate Frothingham. of | New York, with a plea for some rort i of legal protection from his wife Hattie. "She threvwed m^ out of tha house| and down the steps,' explained the former warrior. William first wanted a warrant charging his wife with something serious, like felonious assault. When that was refused he pleaded for a writ that would command Mrs. Williams to lot him alone. That also being refused, he left th* j court dejected. i As Squire Harplnton so aptly re 1 marks, "ail the battles of life are i not fought mid beating drums and I booming cannons." j Mrs Squire Harpington is much out, for while she is straining her j every ounce to maintain the family's I social position, her husband does noth ing beyond supporting the family In such style that poor Mrs. Harpington is constantly put to new expedients to keep her society leadership job out of the clutches of others IF HAPPENED ON THE HILL The Senate yesterday unanimous ly confirmed the nomination of John J. Pershing to be a general of the army. The. flcht for the oil leasing bill shifted to the House yesterday fol lowing its passage by the Senate without a record vote. Disputes between labor aid capital ! must be settled without "resort to ! force," Senator Underwood. Alabama, declared in the Senate yesterday, dis cussing the possibility of a strike of railroad workers. The Senate yesterday began con ! sidering the bill for enforcement of war-time and constitutional proh4 bition. A bill appropriating ?4W<vvi.<v.n fr>r road construction in conjunction with the various States was introduced j yesterday by Senator Sheppard, of Texas. Senator Klklnr. of West Virginia, /esterda y introduced a bill to prc j vent government departments hoard | Ing foodstuffs and ot'.ier supplies by j buying more than the amount rea sonably necessary. I The Senate yesterday passed the ! bill incorporating the American I-e ! gion without debate or opposition 1 The measure now goes to the Pres ident for bin approval. j Revival of war powers to At i prices and regulate distribution of 'coal to avert unjustified increases | in prices was advocated yesterday ? by Director General of Railroads* } Hines before the Senate. ? president Wilson has given his approval to the War Department's ipiar of universal military training, j Chief of Staff March indicated to ! the House Military Affairs Com Imittee yesterday. j President Xvilsoh's calling of an , industrial conference in an effort !to adjust present critical conditions I was given the unanimous approval I of the Senate and House Labor committees in Joint session yester i day. j Jugo-Slavia must have Flume or be j cut off from the Adriatic, with a con 4 sequent stiflirc of commerce, repre ; sen tat Ives of tlie Jugo-Slav alliance ! declared yesterday before the Senate ; Foreign Relations Committee. I There is littl# hope of relieving the | sugar shortage for some time to j come, officials of the Sugar Equali \ zation Board yesterday notified Sen I re 'D 1.1 T Wilk CAPT. Kound the lown L.tck2J 1 Wljen things go wrong, lometimes a friend Is well to have, advice to lendj. But the neighborly neighbor and friendly friend Oft do more damage than th<y can mend. ?FRANK N. MITCHELL. Wanted?A Lire-Wire Commissioner. Who will succeed W. Gwynn Gardiner as District Commissioner! That is the absorbing question just now among bona fide an4 votoJess citizens of Washington. Many names have been offered <? men, declared to be suitable for the job, and there is said to be I long "waiting list." But it was my good fortune while in the offict building of the House of Representatives to hear a live-wire Wasl? jngton physician placed in nomination by a man with a pull who re quested that his name be not published at this time. He natped Dr WILLIAM B. CARR. deputy coroner, "who not only is a man a! action and accomplishment, but is familiar with every nook an< ' corner in the District and the needs of its residents." The influential man who placed Dr. CARR in nomination declare^ that what the District needs most is not a "throne" Commissioner, bit a "mixer" who will go to the Capitol frequently and consult wit* Senators and Representatives on local affairs so long as the Di? trict is without Congressional representation. "Such a man is Dr. CARR," he added. "The splendid sen-ice h? rendered with Congress fof'the new Emergency Hospital, if nothinf else, marks him as the man for the place." Is Patient and Painstaking Judg:. For several days past I have enjoyed the opportunity of obserw* ing the wheels of justice as thev grind in the United States brand of the Police Court, and I have found that Judge ROBERT HARDI SON is one of the most painstaking and patient judges of ihe severa' that have occupied that bench since the court was first established succeeding the old police magistrate system, soon after the close o: the civil war. While Judge WILLIAM B. SNI'.LL was the lon? occupant of the Police Court bench in i86q, I was a "cub" reportei on the old Evening Mail, long since defunct, and filled the poiice anc Police Court assignment with JIMM1E WILLIAMS, then a veterai newspaper man. I recall many of the decisions of Judge SNELL, and find a strik ing similarity in the judgments of ludge HARD1SOW I have ob served that when casrs are on hearing and testimony is being offered that is not fit for polite ears. Judge HARDISON will vacate his seat on the raised platform and stand close to the witness box in ordei that he may hear the evidence given in an undertone. It also 11 observable tljat crafty complainants anxious to work off a gnidgi against defendants for personal and other reasons cannot deceive th? Kentucky jurist who presides over one branch of the court. * On numerous occasions recently he has himself removed bandage) from the heads or other parts of complainants who claim to hav? been severely injured, and woe betide the false witness who hai camouflaged his alleged wound. He imposes sentence only after th< most careful attention t<a the testimony and scrutiny of all features o; the case. His decisions are generally righteous, and Washington ii fortunate in having such#a just judge. Senator Fletcher's Fine Courage. Fifteen minutes after Senator Dl'NCAN I'. TLETCHFR had been injured by a street car, and >!iilr liis wound \\as1>eing dress'd by Dr. HERBERT E. MARTIN, 1 was courteously admitted to hi? chamber after he had been placed in bed at his home, 14 = ; Massa chusetts avenue.- He had just regained consciousness and Dr. MAR TIN had not determined the degree 01 his injuries. Vet with that fine Southern courage that marked hi? forbears ir Sumter, Georgia, his birthplace, he extended his hand and greeted mf smilingly. A few moments later he was handed a scratch pad anc with his injured hand drew a diagram of t!*e >ccne of the accidenj and the location of the several street cars. "That's what 1 call grit,' a bvstandcr said. Will Frame 'Unlawful Assembly" Law. In view of several riotous outbreaks by members of gangs ol idlers on the public thoroughfares, steps are being t.ikcn to ha\e presented in Congress a bill making it a misdemeanor ior crowds to hold forth on the streets to the annoyanc* of pedestrians Th<- rnatt< r has been under discussion at the Police Court with I-RANK SEBRING. chief clerk, and attaches of the office of t'.^e corporatior counsel. One of the cases relcrred to was a sninll rioi scvrral nights ago near North Capitol an.l Q streets, durinc wliuh WILLIAM ESTES, a member of the Home Delense League, was struck on tiic head with a club by a "gangster. A BIT OF TODAY. "Gee. isn't this air preat, Mem**"' "It certainly is; catch any fish?" "Oh, a few small ones that I thre^r back in. But say. I hooked the grand daddy of era all. L>own by the big black rock, at the n^xt bend below the camp. He pTabhed the fly. and ' Jumped five feet out of the water, and say. Mame."he was a whopper. 1 was bo flabbergasted that I let him get away." 'Th huh. Soon as you rest you rail Jimmie in. He's got a wood tick In his head " ?TVn minutes later > "Now you hold still, young man. If 1 don't get this tick out it'll bore right down through your head. and eat tip your brains and "Oh John, John, John' Come here quick!" "Can't, Mame. got this tick half loose." "Oh. oh! Oh' drat the tick, come here quick." "I>et me see. maw"' "What Is It, where is it*" "There, there, right under the bread box " "Aw. that's nothln' but a garter snake; he'll catch mice and things 'round th* camp." "Now. John, you take that nasty thing away and skrunch it or I'll not have an easy minute while we're here I re*oh4d In the bread box. and some thing *?litny crawled over my hand, and Goodness Gracious but I Jumped " (An hour later.) "Say. I never tasted bacon like this* before!" "Maw. give me some more potatoes, and some more gravy, and some more milk." "Maw, give me another piece of pie. won't chu?" ! "Oh, John, look behind you at that sunset. Isn't it the grandest thing"" ! "I'h-huh! T* ss the' pie over this way again, gr-en apple pie and cot ta^re cheese certainly hits the spot with me." j (Another hour elapses > "Say, Mame. I wish next time you would leave this darn auto robe at t home. About every five minntes I I wake up and think a woolly bug or 'something i* crawling down my neck, iand it's nothing but the fringe." i "Too had about you waking up. John. But I wish you would put seme more bough? In this bed tomor row; seems like there's nothing b>it bare limbs left." "All right, all right: guess I'll scratch out a peck or two of stones out of my b?>d while I'm at It In the morning. <;??#?. Isn't this air fine?" ? Three minute* later > The moon slip? softlv down an av enue of elm and t?eeoh and walnut, atid smiles on the Kquat^d bit white canvas stretched In the little ipm spa^c by the stream, and th^ only thing that stirs about the camp i% the nr^less bat. that swoops and" swirls and dips and roes Into ta 1 spins all over the place. Aye, it the life! Leaving Ou tthe De*fl. An honest profit ,?er Is the stra:.g^et work of God.?St. ?*aul News. TAILOR 1 McConville Woodward Building. 15th and H Street*. Room a 10. 1 "IH tit they do!" chorttei Tailor McCon ville when ask ed if his cus tomers come back for an other suit. ANOYTR CL*. -nr K.MCMH -v, ?ULASBLPHIA. 12tk aid Arck Oat rally located, a w ta date and ?ewb fnr nlnhect. Dollar 1 Day Kid np. f 1 , ** 1 1 h bark. i TaMe d'Hota Dinner. Mk. (lob Dreakfaat, 20r and op. Moatc wltli l.nnrk. Dinner and 9 wp per. Write or Wire \nnr RenerTatlaa. 34th and L Streets N. W. WASHINGTON. D. C. Rooms without Bath $2.00 and $2.50 Rooms with Bath .$3.00 to $6.00 Special Weekly Rate / Frank P. Fenwick. Owner and Manager.