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s 1$ FIGURES DO OT LIE, BUT LIARS CAN FIGURE The jury in the packers' trial is receiving a 'liberal education in what can be done in the way of manipulating figures. 'Member the holler about "hard times" the packers raised during the period of the panic of 1907? Ydu do? Well, listen to what the government attorneys proved Trom Morris & Company's own books today: During the 15 months of the panic period, "Morris & Company "sold"' the hides or slaughtered cattle for $3,403. This amount is the entire re ceipts for hides during the 15 months as shown "by their own books. , Doesn't seem like hides are profitable things to handle, does it? The jury in the packers' trial did not think so today, until the government attorneys added to their information about' the ulti mate fate of the liides. The company to which Morris & Company "sold" the hides for $3,403 turned- right around and sold these same hides for the cute little sum of $3,147,454. What did you say? That Mor ris & Company must be nutty to let go of hides worth $3,000,000 odd for $3,000? They might have "been if they hadn't happened to own and con trol the company that handled the hides. Cute little game, isn't it? Just like taking money out- of one pocket, and putting it into an other, and then turning the first pocket outside in to prive.you broke. And yet, as 'has been men tioned, figures don't lie. o o FIRE RUINS HISTORIC OLD REVERE HOUSE Boston, Mass., Jan. 16. The historic Revere House, once the stopping place of presidents, monarchs, soldiers and diplomats, was completely destroyed by fire early today, one fireman being killed. , More than 300 guests and ser vants of the hotel had narrow es capes from death, and fled into the street with a temperature be low zero mark, clad in the lightest-attire. Nearly all lost their clothing, and, were given refuge in adjoining buildings. Hoseman J. F. Kippenburger, while fighting 'the fire on the fourth floor, fell from a ladder, and was impaled on the iron pick et fence that surrounded the building, dying instantly. The fire was one of the most spectacular ever seen in Boston, and for a time it was thought that the loss of life had been heavy, many servants thought to have been buried in the ruins. At a late hour this afternoon a check of the guests and employes show ed that none was missing. o o Men don't often practice what they preach but they most al ways preach what they practice. If somebody guesses wrong about you, don't fret. He loses, not you. - afafrsfraL-to--Suarf ---.