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SINGLE TAX BASIS FOR NATION'S! SOCIETY WOMEN IS "OFFICIAL
CAPITAL SUNSHINE" OF SANITARIUM
Washington, D. C. To place the
nation's capital on a practical single
tax basis is the purpose of a bill
fathered by Congressman Warren
Worth Bailey of Johnstown, Pa. His
measure is a combination of the
Houston and Pittsburgh Tplans.
It provides that real estate and im
provements shall be valued separ
ately and that each year there shall
be a deduction of five percent for de
preciation and W3?er cent as a pre
mium on initiative, so' that at the
end of five years improvements' will
be taxed at oniy SO per cent! while
franchises and lands shailb"e rated
at their full value.
Bailey is one of 30 singletaxers in
. Congress and predicts that the 'adoption-
of single tax in Washington
would be followed by such develop
ment that other cities would imme
diately ,copy..th.e. plan . . .
-. . OttO . .
According, to. two. fcnglisn . scien
tists the sense of smell in. man .is
small, whehr compared witn animals,
because of the practice of kissing,
and gradually is being destroyed for
J. C. Estes.
Battle Creek, Mich. Because of
gratitude for recovery from a long ill
ness, Mrs. J. C. Estes, a prominent so
ciety women of Chattanooga, Tenn.,
has resolved to give up her society
work and return to a local sanitar
ium tabe-its "Official Sunshine." The
self -anDointed' task of Mrs. Estes will
include visits to shut-ins, tals with
those who are about to undergo sur
gical attention, cheering visits; to the
lonely and depressed.
"I have found out one thfng about
that Mrs. Newcome. Whoever she is,
she has never moved in good society."
"How do you know that?"
'.'Sha shakes hands as if she meant
it." St. Louis Post-Dispatch.-
When your foot's "asleep" it shows
that you have been sitting so long as
to overtask youri sciatic nerve. Get
up and kick the cat will do.