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clusively to the exhibition of artistic 1
A WISE PUP
picture plays that have been pro
duced by a company of artists .
ARGUMENT OF THE SHIPPING
PROTEST TO TAKE TIME
Washington, Dec. 31. Many weeks
and probably months will be consum
ed in discussions between the United
States and Great Britain over this
government's shipping protest. Im
mediate settlement of all questions
raised is not expected. This' was
stated today upon high official au
thority. The president himself does
not expect immediately more than
partial concessions by Great Britain.
Tne first and earnest result con
fidently expected by this nation is
that Great Britain will agree to cease
arresting American vessels and con
veying them to English ports for ex
amination of cargoes unless grave
suspicion, upon good grounds, exists
regarding their contraband character.
Other questions are expected to form
the basis of prolonged negotiations. '
The admiralty has prepared for the"
foreign office a complete report of
the operations of all ships which
have held up or diverted into port
vessels carrying goods from the
United States. In every instance
the reason assigned for the action is
given. Specific allegations of irreg
ular manifests and of contraband are
cited, and it is expected this docu
men will prove a very essential factor
in completing the answer of Britain
to Pres. Wilson's demands.
Yes, Gertie, if you gave him a trav
eling bag, your brother gave him a
pair of traveling slippers and your
father presented him with a 2,000
mfle mileage book, he may be Justi
fied In thinking it was a hint to go
Ha! we have it! Huerta says the
result of the November elections
were due to the way Woodrow Wil
pon treated him.
!,?-- AND Rti
Manchester, N. H., is mourning
over the loss of Harry Thaw, which
reminds us that we lost our meal
ticket the- other day and can sympa
thize with Manchester.