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KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES —Well, of Course — —By POP MOMAND. / HIT ON THE HEAD WrTH ( VHAT Do you HAstJ A E<PUMW NOTHING— —„ / A water. carafe en? out in these rous«- / OH KE . S\,- . TnNiF^ ( *W, a ncck Mce, *>* f : ( / ( C^e™wHo \ / *' Tt ” l 9 SpHERc TD C>C IN W Y DONT /OO GO HERE IH PARTS YOo IV. • J v /• # V THVieVf IT AT ME? rr ? , To THE HIGH CLASS VJOuyiw'r OAT OH H4f! r> ‘ \. ' < « 2 C1?55 i Uke n«. \ '* \ ) x O) lr «, INDEPENDENT BLOC DECIDES MARYLAND Ability of Coolidge to Draw 30.000 Free Lance Voters Will Settle State. Bperisl Dispatch to The Star. BALTIMORE, September 32—In creasing political activity by all three parties has been noted the past week. Each has held a meeting at the re spective State central committee headquarters in addition to a num ber of open-air meetings in various wards of the city. United States Senator O. E. Weller was the principal speaker at the Re publican rally and predicted that if Maryland can be carried for Presi dent Coolidge this Kail the Republi cans will win in the State election in 19-6, but if it cannot be carried this Kail the Democrats will probably be victorious in the next State elec tions. He declared that because Senator La Kollette is "dangerous” and Gov. One might cost I a fortune but millions | sell at 5* each | One of the keenest struggles in the world is to assure quick deliveries and cut freight 3 to get things we want at a low price. It is cost to a minimum. Twenty-four strategic 3 the whip in competition. It is responsible warehouses were established. Twenty-three 3 for much industrial and commercial prog- hundred jobbers with floor stocks were 3 reßS * added to the organization. Twelve hundred 3 Yet within our lifetime prices in general fifty Coca-Cola bottling plants in as 3 ; have steadily risen. many cities were built. ji ¥ ¥ ¥ And now! The dollar is worth only about 3 There are exception, to this rule. haU what k was ln 18W - but the nickel BtiU | buys the highest quality in a beverage. 3 With volume and through scientific manu- 3 factoring and distribution, a few products Except for tremendous volume and estab- f hare Seated a force that serves like an iron Uahed attribution. it would be impossible | roof, holding the price down. for a 01 tbia to •*» *° ld at % such a price. 3 Coca-Cola is one of them. 3 ¥¥ ¥ 3 The matter of price maintenance, of course, 3 When Coca-Cola was put on the market in j 8 voluntary on the part of retailers. The 3 1886, the popular, convenient coin, sc, was courts have so held. But among the 415,000 3 adequate to pay for ingredients of the Coca-Cola retailers the conviction is estab- 3 highest quality. lished, because the facts prove it right, that 3 Then prices steadily rose. But the 5c price the 5c price gives a volume and turnover v 3 made Coca-Cola a quick seller. And with greater profits than would a higher 3 Coca-Cola would not be Coca-Cola with price. 3 cheaper ingredients. There was begun an 3 effort that has proved far-reaching —to * ¥ ¥ 3 maintain the highest possible quality in a Suppose the pure products from nature and 3 beverage at the 5c price. nine sunny climes that are blended in 3 Coca-Cola was steadily gaining to volume. Coca - Cola were « athered for a Binftle &**' 1 This volume made possible the most modern the beverage prepared and served to you ice- % manufacturing methods—with the precis- cold, “delicious and refreshing!” It would a ion, perfect sanitation and labor-saving of cost a fortune. 3 machines. But backed by the great industry that it is, 3 The same efficiency was applied to distrlbu- the millions of glasses and bottles of 3 tion. Fourteen regional factories were built Coca-Cola are sold at 5c each* 3 Tfcb cdsvrtbcmcntb Naao/djcrtes 3 telling the ttory of one of the most kmruOng of American, tidseeies THX COCA-COLA OCX, Atlanta, G*. 3 COCA-COLA HAS BEEN ON THE MARKET THROUGH THE TERMS OF EIGHT AMERICAN PRESIDENTS 3 Rryan, the Democratic vice presiden tial candidate, is ‘'unpopular,” he felt sure President Coolidge will be elected, but he was not sure that he will carry Maryland. Urge All tn Register. .Senator Weller declared that senti ment for the President is Increasing in Maryland and that the 30,000 to 40.000 Independent voters of the State who affiliate normally with the Dem ocrats are now leaning toward the Republican ticket. He urged all to work hard between now and the last registration day, October 7, because the Republican registration In Balti more is 22,000 below what it was in 1920. That a strong effort to carry the State for La Kollette by Injecting the “wet” issue into the campaign was shown at the progressive meet ing, when Robert Winston, a mem ber of the Progressive campaign speakers’ committee, declared that "American liberties were taken away while we were sleeping by the passage of the Volstead act.” and said these liberties could only be re gained by the election of La Kollette as President. While the Democratic meetings this week have been mostly ward affairs, in which the election of con gressional candidates were princi pally stressed. Gov. Ritchie has an nounced that he will address two large mass meetings in Baltimore and make at least one speech in the dis trict of each congressional candidate. In addition the governor has ac THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON. D. C., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22. 1924. cepted an invitation to speak at a mass meeting in Charles Town. W. Va.. the night of October 19. and in response to a request from national headquarters has notified Senator Swanson, chairman of the Democratic speakers’ bureau, that he is ready to make several speeches outside of Maryland during the month of Oc tober. According to reports from head quarters, the governor is in demand in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and throughout the New England States. Under the direction of the Mary land League of Women Voters, a non partisan orgariization, woman voters of the city are using the “block” sys tem to work out plans for a 100 per cent registration of their own sex for the Kali campaign The Maryland Anti-Saloon League Is also taking an active part tn lin ing up their voters, and pastors of f If For Infanta, Invalids, CAi'A/rcn^ Dig—tibia—No Cooking. A Light Lunch **•“ Avoid Imitations Substitute* all Maryland churches have been re quested to urge in their sermons on September 28 that all eligible men and women register this Kail and vote at the November elertion. J. G. DEPONAI. It pays to read the want columns of The Star. Hundreds of situations are obtained through them. Second Growth Timber Sold. Sweden, since the war, has been cutting and selling second growth timber. Western Europe is her big gest customer, buying more than 5,000,000,000 feet annually from northern and eastern Europe. Sweden is also selling second growth timber to Africa and Australia. LA FOLLETTE SENTIMENT in Arizona increases Tide Sets in for Senator Following State Primaries—Forecast Is Difficult. Special Dispatch (o The Star. PHOENIX, Ari»., September 22.—A (fain In La Follette sentiment in Ari zona is noticed the paet 10 days, said to be due to the outcome of the Fall primary election. In this election ' were numerous candidates for the 1 SILOX now sells for Thirty- Five Cents WE ARE glad it is now possible to make the retail selling price of Silox 35 cents instead of 50 cents without reducing the size of the package or the quantity „ contained. Here is good news for the many friends who have tried Silox and found it the wonderful absorbent and deodorizing powder for which we have published such remarkable claims. Good news, too, for those who hare been astonished by and interested in our statements of the many things Silox docs. Silox, without question, is one of the greatest contri butions to bodily welfare and comfort ever made by chemical research. White, fine as rice powder, smooth as silk, it is a delightful powder to use on the skin. Its most remarkable feature is its almost unbelievable absorbent qualities. It absorbs moisture, and equally wonderful is its ability to entirely absorb bodily odors. In composition Silox is chemically inert —that is, it has no chemical action in itself. Therefore, it is entirely without ability to create irritation . and can be used on the most tender and delicate skins. The most universal use for Silox is to absorb perspiration and perspiration odors—and as a body powder for babies. After the baby’s bath use Silox generously. It dries the moisture from the creases and prevents chafing. Because of its uncqualcd and immediate attraction for moisture, Silox has many secondary uses in Burns, scalds, eczema, wounds, bed sores, skin abrasions usually are accompanied with moist sccrc tions. Silox absorbs these and aids in giving relief. Uncqualcd for use with sanitary pads. It relieves chapping and chafing. As a foot mu case, where perspiration causes dis- I I [ J comfort, it is without equal. It I relieves sunburn and poison ivy. It dries fever blisters. J prophylactic At the new price, 3 5 cents, Silox Hufidy " should keep a can in the bathroom, ting for every member of the family finds its use a comfort and a pleasure. At druggists and at toilet goods coun- ters. Y° ur doctor will recommend JwfSrl/ . Silox. The Silica Gel Products Corporation, Baltimore, Md. stus several State offices in both the Demo cratic and Republican autumns. Defeated candidates for the more important offices in State coun ties have to some extent come for ward with pledges to support their respective parties. Numerous auto mobiles are carrying banners for either the Democratic or Republican nominee for governor, but none have yet been noticed carrying banners for Coolldge or Davis. Immediately after the primary. Sep tember 9, Da Follette banners or stickers appeared on automobiles and | trucks, A strong feeling is felt in | Arizona that a considerable number of Davis and Coolidge votes are going to La Follette from the camps of the various candidates at the primary election. 1 No one was found who would fore cast as to the outcome, yet the La Follette banners continue to increase, and his campaign is growing rapidly in Arizona. JAMES WYNKOOI*. Differences in Two Great Canals. are great physical differences between the world’s two great commer cial canals. The Suez and Ranama Canals both divide continents, but the Sue* is a sea-level waterway without sluices or locks. Issie cost of the Suez was about $127,000,000.