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Shoe Economy
. NobodyHknows the true meaning of "Shoe Economy" any
* better than do the hundreds of women who are Hirsh customers.
aShoes of STYLE and QUALITY for less-that is shoe economy,
ad that is the very policy that has brought such a tremendous
* volume of regular trade to Hirsh's Shoe Stores. .
Price Reductions
At Beginningof Season!
Such a thing sounds imposscble,.but at Hirsh's it IS posible.d
- It is not only possible, but it has bs done at Hirsh's for years.
- Women look forward to Hirsh's flpening, showing high shoes
11 of style and quality -o less, and r , as always, we are meeting
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lidripping itin from stove tob'slles tubs. Mostoof
o thei daypin istic. spent inV heatin andfo
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WAHNTNGSUH 0
I AE EATET41 ET T .W
The Fedetil
"ower!" We are se famillI'
the werd and so aseutoed to
mnaaifstatIeas of power an
us that the energies of the n
release themselves before a
place regard, Until now we have re
garded anon chiefly in their religious
and political relations; from now ON
we shall regard them more and are
in their i4ugtrial rels In tir
capacity to achleve thleoug Itbli
gent use of the forces of nature.
Striking evidence of this new evolu
tion is to be found in the recent
international meeting at Spa. the later
eit of the great post-bellum Oafes,
ences designed ,to control a - ne/
world order. That confereae had
little 'or nothing to do with pditieaf
consideratioas or formulae.
It cemtered on coal as the esaetial
of national existence. and power. Mln
lsters of state, gathered there mi
nally to represent political *ower.
thought only of industrial power;
highest international ,statecraft con
cerned Itself with nothing higher
than coal: grept peisonalities con
trolliug the political policies of the
world were but mouthpieces of na
tional industry demanding coal: prime
ministers found themselves bargaie
ing with owners of coal, even with
miners of coal.
THEME OF CONFm WUUCE.
Coal, rather than any political
clause of the Treaty of Versailles, was
the theme of the great fpm confer
ence; it was and is khe great prob
lem of upset IEurope.
Likewise, our own problems are
largely problems of mechanical power;
coal, oil, and other sources of energy.
These problems are beosipg acute,
To them our old politicel formulae
have little appllcatipu, an& an intel
lagent consideration of thipe demands
new political appreciatibns. That
those in political authority are begin
ning to glean this truth was indi.
cated when our President was con
strained to reverse an ancient prac
tice and belatedly gave his approval
to the Federal water power act, an
act which was designed to put the
work for us tens of millions of horse
power, but which unfortunately is
likely to fall short of such sanguine
expectation.
Coal is the great source- of our de
veloped power. We have some 26,
000,000 steam engine horsepower in
use in this country-much of it ip
wasteful use, as in the locomotive en
gine --and we have some 6,000,000
horse-power generated from water
power. We are suffering from an
acute shortage of power.
We have not enough to meet,our
present plant requirements and none
for industrial expansion. We need
many millions more. Let us not con
Unue to deceive ourselves. -This con
dition cannot be remedied ,by politi
cal preachment, nor by mere manipu
lation or even improvement of things
as they are. We are face to face with
an actual shortage of coal, an actual
shgrtage of labor at the mines, an
actual shortage of production, and
an actual shortage of transportation.
It may be well to remember that
about one-third of all our transpor
tation is taken up in hauling the coal
that we now use. The water' power
act I. designed to supply the remedy
by supplementing, and in many activ
ities superseding, our coal power by
hydro-electric.- energy. It is estimated
that some 50,000;00 horsepower lies
latent in our rivers, almost twice as
mbch as all the power we now have
in use. If this act works, if It har
nesses our rivers and enables us to
develop a substantial quantity of the
power now going to waste that is
feasible of development under help
ful legislation, the result must be of
immeasurable benefit to this nation.
Our industries will expind. and
multiply, our railroads be freed for our
better service, the navigation of our
rivers improved, our agriculture
stimulated through cheaper fertilisers,
the nitrate of which will be drawn
from the air through hydro-electric
methods, out-of-the-way localities
opened up, our limited quantity of
coal conserved and put to better td&
and, incidentally, we of. the comMen
public may hope to be released to's
comforting degree from the uppdr aad
nether millstones of the mine opera
tor and the miner.
NO EFF97TIVE LAWI..
We have a waiter power act at last.
The character of all legislation is
largely determined by pre-nated influ
ences. Notwithstanding this, subj1ed
means, and for many years has nieanke
so much to every man. woaga ain(
child of this country, and ihdtwit4
stand ing all the agitation for one kiad
of legislation or another for the 154t
twenty years, there has been but lit
tle intelligent interest in it; conse
quently we have had no effective leg
islation.
As long ago as 1390 Congress, un
der the guise of protecting the navi
gability of our rivers and the own
ership of our public lands, prohibited
under penalty the activity necessary
for power development unless it
should be specially authorized in each
individual case by Cpngress itself.
Thus Congress effectually locked the
door to w'ater power developmeont,
which, until now-if now-it has
never opened. Congress failed to per
form the legislative function of lay
ing down general principles to goy
era development, leaving the applica
tion of 'them in a particular case to
administration, and unwisely assumed
the lrppossible administrative task of
passing upon every project. The re.
suit was inaction.
The President. little interested anG
never well informed, took no decisil'e
course, but gave attentive ear to il
practicable plans. There was no
leadership. It was against this situa
tion that earnest and Intelligent ef
( orts of men like Garrison 'and Lane
net failure seven years ago. As a
further insuperable difficulty, water
power development became the pet
hobby of those ultra-conservationists
to whom conservation meant non-use
and by whom intelligent, active inter
est was frequently mistaken for dis
honest purpose.
CONIIDERADLE STUPIDITY.
On the one side were those who
wished to be granted the Fedet'al
rights to develop water power free of
all pubice control or restraint, on the
other, were those who opposed the
granting of licenses upon terms that
would make developmenat possible leat
this so-called "last great resource of
the people" be bartered away to graft
era. So it happened that among thqse
honestly seeking legislative authority
to develop this resource there wap
considerable stupidity; and .amoa g
their opponents there was fupE '
limidity. tinfortunately, the subject
fell betwen these two extremes; still
more unfortunately the hIll that has
been~ passed at last is a rather in
cngruou. .mln.it of oppomite view..
WAfet PowerI
P09 , WI of developed at soism ar
8at d iai4sqpAe qt9 e'
bill may provide. But will the bill
ad or ade" the developensat e4
power that ought .reasonably to be
eapected to be developed? Nobody
knows, sad appa4atly-one answer is
ut as awot hr. Ides eo
e~t yis Net to be tod highlb
regarded.'
Distinguished engineers and expe
rienced power men have assured me
at all timese.patil recently that the
incorporatloq of sush provisions as
are now found, in the present bill
wrou !ttl I hone of operating 0ad
It. YT)a t re rated when the bi
pa. o Its ag passage. and
embnittod *endmen twitnout whies
they asured the qamnittee the sot'
had as well be not enacted.
But some of them have so easily
adjusted themselves to the inevitable
that they are no''praising the merits
of the legislation, perhaps beyond its
due; or can it bethat- ey are leok
ing forward'-te a jud I alleviation
of their Evan 7
As th* act is Witten, or as i$, a
.be aide by the eyastruction whIb f
so generously're re, so must, it be
tried out. Even if the act proves to
be far less egectve than some expect
and all hope, it will be because it has
distinctly advanced the cause of wate.
power development.
I SWrTLUs MANY MATEER&s
It has settled, so far as legislation
can sett e, many matters of dispute
that w*ve heretofore efectually
blocked Cotingredsional action. It baa
convinced those who had sought to
develop water power free from gov
erninental control that such legisla
tion was not to be achieved; it has
jstablishid mpany msttevd of bekal
tact governing the conditions of de
velopment which Congress had to un.
derstand if it were to )egisleate intesll
gbntly, but had hitherto ignored; it
has settled, whether wisely or not, for
some years to come some differences
of legislative policy about which
heretofore there could be no agree
ment, as well as some matters of leg
islative power, the assertion of which
will be sgbjected to final judicial de
termination.
Congress has at last recognised tha
its function Is to establish, the general
policy and conditions that should govern
development, and has left their applica
tion in paiticular oases to the domain
of administration where it belongs. it
has resolved, so far as legislation can
resolve, the iong and bitter dispute as
to the relative rights of State and za
tion in favor of national authority and
control...
It was deduced out of the commerce
clause Federal rights, including the
right, of control over the development
on navigable waters, quite the equiva
lent of those which it assumes by virtue
of ownership over development that
touches the public domain. Its pro
visions as to charges are bhsically as
sertions of the right to raise revenue
out of- the development. It also subjects
corporations engaged in the develop
ment to the power of iftatbn ad "in-.
qulsition conferred by the act upon ad
ministrative oficlals. Many questione
in solMg fundaonentat ielicles Coutress
has settled for itself, and many ques
tions involving fundamental law Con
gress by positive action has promitted
to the courts for final determination.
I would not have it believed that the
relation between the commission and
the licensee is necessarily pregnant with
litigation. Even, however, if it be true.
as an engineer friend of mine remarked
to me the other day, that only en
geers and not lawyers are needed in
wing thd license, I will guarantee the
need of a lawyer whenever it begins to
work.
TO THE HOPELESS
SUFFERING
INVALID
Just a word of encouragement to all
invalids who have given Op and LOST
ALL hope 6f regaining their health.
For the past ten years I had been a
sufferer, gradually growitg worse,
u lsr the care of the best physicians
in this and other cities, a oy over
a ear was unable to retain any solid
too.
bhe diagnosis of the physicians 'I
consulted aiffered, except most all ad
vised an operation as t ho last resort.
Not being givep positive proof. of re
oveting I wou'ld consult another. I
?nally. became discouraged and agteed
to huve an operation. Arrangements
were being made to go to the hos
pital, when my husband came In and
said he had noticed in The Washing-,
ton Times where Drs. Parker & Ankers
were treating people by drutiess
methods. After much persuasion 1
consented to consult them, and much
to my surprise was informeid by them
I could be cured. I began taking
treatment immediately. In less than
a month I noticed an improvement
and now I am doing all my work and
consider myself a well womart. Will
be glad to answer any inquiries re
garding the above statements or talk
with you personally.
Yours for health,
(Signed)
M~RB. CLAUDIA B. NAISH.
3103 P St. N. W., Oct. 1, 1920.
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