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tories, mills and the like are made
safe both for the public and for
The people necessarily depend
upon these inspectors for safety
in such industrial plants.
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., after
being brought to a realiaztion of
conditions, by the death of one of
their employes, may stand ready
to correct those conditions. An
other corporation may not.
And since the people are paying
those inspectors to make indus
trial plants as safe as possible, it
is outrageous that even one life
should have to be the cost of
safety to the public.
A CABINET POSSIBILITY
Alva Adams, mentioned for
Woodrow Wilson's cabinet, is a
progressive Democrat of Pueblo,
Col. He is a banker and merchant,
a native of Wisconsin, and was
born May 14, 1850. He was thrice
elected governor of Colorado, and
is a member of the Democratic
In Athens a woman who wears
a large hat in a theater is fined
GIRLS SAY GOOD BREAD
Columbus, 0.: Feb. 10. Giv
ing convicts "bread like mother
used to make" is a sure-fire way
of reforming them.
Three farmers' daughters gave
this tip to Gov. Cox, who has been
trying to find out what was
wrong with Ohio's penal institu
tions. The three girls, Lillian Riehl,
16; Mamie Byler, 17, and Alvah
Mast, 13, won the title of cham
pion bread makers at a recent
farmers' institute, and as a re-"
ward were given a free trip to the
state capital, where they visited
the penitentiary and called on
Gov. Cox. This is what they told
the governor after their inspec
tion of the pen :
"If the convicts were fed the
kind of bread their mothers used
to make they'd want to reform
for their mothers' sake. The
prison loaves are neither tempt
ing nor delicious. It's awful-looking
bread. It isn't any wonder
men stay bad if they have to eat
Gov. Cox is considering ap
pointing the three girls official
penitentiary bread makers.
o o .
''What do you think-about thisf
controversy as to whether mar
riage is a failure?" he asked, foe
want of something to say.
'T don't know anything about
it," she replied, "but," she added
hastily, "I always was fond of experiments,"