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But this cost falling on 11,000.000 taxpayers works out at $1.50 per capita the cheapest insurance against war that could be devised. For remember, when the close of the civil war left the United States with a body of 3,000,000 trained men there was no country in Europe will ing to try conclusions with such an. army. BELLHOPS TRAIN ON ROOF OF N. Y. HOTEL Bellboys of the Biltmore hotel, New York, are here shown drilling on the hote,l roof, to be ready for their country's call. Some are national guardsmen, naval militiamen and Spanish war veterans. John McE. Bow man, president of the hotel company, has endorsed the idea. George Mc Keown, a Spanish war veteran is shown drilling the men. - o o OL' JOHN BARLEYCORN GETS TWO SWATS IN THE EYE Washington, March 1. House passed senate bill making capital dry. Senate-house conferees an Wnounced agreement by which Reed "bone-dry" bill is virtually assured of enactment Conferees also agreed to send the amendment to postal appropriation- to compel Postmaster Burleson to renew pneumatic tube contracts in Chicago and four other .cities. GET FENDERS, MEN! Chief of Police Herman Schuettler yesterday was advised by the cor poration counsel's office to make ar rests of auto truck owners unless they equip their machines with fend ers required under ordinance by the city council. ; O O Washington. Sec'y of interior gave senate report favoring turning Indiana dunes into federal park.