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CONFERENCE ON WORLD PROFIT SHARING OPENS Wellesley Hills, Mass., Oct. 9. "With Roger W. Babson, the statician and economist, presiding, the first conference of .the world on profit sharing opened today. The program of speakers, including men who em phasize the practical rather than the theoretical in manufacturing, includ ed Henry S. Dennison, South Fram ingham, Mass. ; George R. Townsend, Harrison, N. J.; J. R. Lee, Detroit; A. W. Burritt, Bridgeport, Conn., and ' President Babson. The speakers discussed profit-sharing with considerable optimism and related experiences with the plan as it has worked out in Amfiriran fan. o o THE COTTON SITUATION Washington, Oct 9. At a special meeting yesterday the" House bank ing committee tabled the Henry bill for $500,000,000 loan by the govern ment on the South s cotton crop. A scathing arraignment by inneun do of cotton states congressmen now crying for federal aid to the cotton planters was made by Sen. Bank head of Alabama. Bankhead propos ed that .the individual cotton states should solve the problem by issuing bonds and buying half the crop of each individual farmer. "Every senator and congressman in Washington," said Banktiead, "who knows anything about the situ ation and is candid enough to admit it realizes that no law can be passed at this time for the government to buy cotton or loan money direct to the farmers. I think it wicked to hold out any false hopes to our pe6ple." o o METAMORPHOSE Guest (departing) You had better get a horse to take away the bed in my room. Clerk Why, what can have hap pened to it? Gues Well, during the night it be came a little buggy. Judge. MRS. PINCHOT GOES ON STUMP FOR HER HUSBAND K "tw -JIWBw ?,u ; aV -s l unofttroai, T urtttHmmt 7tf- X Gitfaci hnahai Erie, Pa. Mrs. Gifford Pinchot, wife of the candidate for senator from Pennsylvania, has scored con siderable success here as substitute stump speaker. Her husband, scheduled to address campaign meeting in Erie, was taken suddenly ill with ptomaine poisoning. Mrs. Pinchot rendered first aid to the sufferer, and then herself went on the stump and addressed fifteen meetings in neighboring towns, explaining her husband's absence, and making a strong plea for his election against "Boss" Penrose. o o Michael Devonla carried wife and baby to safety when the barn in which they had been living, 1112 S. Sangamon st., was destroyed by fire this morning.