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'Armour & Comoarjypork.-
A11 of which sound? highly
prqper at firstglance.. The people
liave beea waiting f 6r, a long time
, to see Armour & Company get it
where Mary-wore the beads. But
there are a lot of 'peculiar things
about these various indictments
and suits against Armour & Company.-.
The meat 'inspection depart
ment has been on the blinlc for
years, and many people hollered
about it, but they got no onswer
to their holler from Washington
until a few weeks ago
Solicitor McCabe, the gentle
man who "gotd ri of' Dr. Wiley,
has known for long of the break
ing of the interstate laws in re
' gard to shipping cattle.
But until this present irfstance
McCabe never has asked the in
dictment of Armour & Company
or of any big company.
There hasn't been any indict-
merit other than one of a private
-firm for years and years.
' Bfct now McCabe is very ex
cited -indeed about Armour &
Company's breaking of the law.
.There never' before.hafs been a
suit asking for damages from a
packing concern because of ill
ness brought on by infected meat
in the United States untit the fil
ing of Heimerdinger's suit Satur
We approvcof .any way .of get
ting, at the Beef Trust Hogs, and.
we don't care -a whoop whether
they are prosecuted because they
have refused campaign contribu
tions, or because "Tama Jim"
flVHsonr doesn't" like, the' way J.
Ogden "brushes" his hair."
So long a? Armour & Company
are.prosecuted, it's all right with
us. We'll live in the hope that
their prosecution will perhaps
bring down the price of meat a
little. But nevertheless, these
peculiar, things are worth point
ing out, in these beautiful days
before an election.
Nashville, Tenn. Former Gov
ernor M. R. Patterson, who par
doned ColD. B. Cooper, sentenc
ed to 20 years for murder of
-former U. S. Senator E. W. Car
mack, Patterson's political op
ponent, has announced candidacy
for U. S. senate.
Nashville, Tenn. James D.
Porter, former governor for two
terms beginning in 1874, is dead
at his home of paralysis.
New York. 19 persons injur
ed by falling into open graves at
Greenwood cemetery. Funeral
of Guiseppe Monaco. Mourners
standing on planks thrown over
another grave. Planks "broke. In
scramble several were pushed in
to grave and on to coffin of dead
Philadelphia. President John
P. White of United Mine Work
ers of America here to sign for
mal agreement with. coal opera
tors,1 in accordance with adoption
of compromise by district conven
tion at Wilkesbarre, Pa., Satur
day., Men will return to work ton
morrow, ' "