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THE ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, WON DA f, FEB R (i A R Y 9l 1 9 1 . , - - r 3 AN INPErENBENT NEWSPAPER. d Ejlomino Journal (Official Nw.ht of Nrnr Mexico) Publlahad by III 10U3NAL PUBLISHING CO. D A. WArpHKMKnN president W T. Moe'ltKIUHT Manager Western '. J. Menreaealnllve, Maraarlt UvUellag Iblraf. HI. Yjntrm Nenreaetitattre, ttAI.PH R. Ml I.I.IUAN. H Park Koir, - rk. Kniere a eemnl-clasa matter t Ina poil.rfflo at Albuquerque, N. at , under of (nrM of March a, '?. TIIH UOKNIKII JUI'KNAI. I TMM I.KAUINIJ ItKIM HI.lrAN I'AI'KH P NKVtT WKMCO, BI'I'IHIHTIMI TIIK I'HINi I l'l.KM eSt TMI1 J!HI'I!1I.CAM I'AltTY ALL THIS TIMB ANI THB MBI'HOIiJ TlltV ARM RIOHT. Larsar i-treulattnn llian nr thr paper In Near Mniicu. Th oni paper in naw Mexico laaued everr dar In the year. TKHMH llf tll'IlUCHU'TION. P-allf. tir carrier, "lie mt.iilll. . . . . . SIC br mall, una nnintli . ..,&ic "THa Morning Jeurnat ha higher ir rutailoa ratinii IhiiH ! acenrileel I" Bnjr thr ui IB New Mftco." Th Amtrl- ran Nwiiiwr Uiracinry. f NKW MEXICO oitli:n IT ov. , The urml Ni-w Mexico lti-aourec Kd.tlnn of the Morning Journal, ele- scrlhod In detail In I Issue, will be ready fur ih, public next Hundiiy, February iJ. This Is to be by Tar the most com plete review of the marvelous prog ress and opportunities of the sunshine state ever published. It will take up absolutely every phne of New Mex ico's development; will lie Illustrated with hundred of nili, icth pliliutlly de pUilng thi development, unci of the mm who have taken tho leading part In building tin the state. Till apm-liil edition, with It tr nirndou clrrulutlon. will be the nroiit em lnslo Irnont New Mexico hu ever received, Earh n-Kiilar . iiba rlb r will re ceive bl copy of the uprrliil edition without enlra rlmrMf. All extra eopb-a unit lopltm for nmi-iulan'rllMT will be tell l enm rn I" li t, ami the people 111 - "( t f,,r that price In AlhiKiiicnini', New Mexico or any pint of the riillid HIhIc. The I , n i ii nil la iii'iiu In rapidly n(l thuae who deairaeop b' hould Id u know a aooit a poaailile. ' Till liewapaprr In llaelf will tie a, trat adverlla-ini lil Tor New Mexico, j a u tin re feut of Joiirnallrin. If on want lo bIiow your friend what kind of a newepiiper New Mexico can pro- iluce, and want to how thorn iom tiling of the Mate' litiinenHu poaalblll- , tie, It piinl. prem-nl and future, till I your main (hance, order now. rOOI UOIIK. Th aaei barilla dliln of the le purunciit of InveallKallon of the lloue of Hepreentiitlve ha discovered, and mi rciorled without niulvocatioii, thai tin re In a Riianr trimt In thl country. It luck about a year of h- iir Iiim. aeveral llbrurle full of teatliiiony and ninny thuin.iiul of dollar to ar rive at tbi miiKitlounlly liiiioii,mt rcrult. but all will iiurr Hint It I worth the money. In view of llila Mi hl l Mil III, It Ih illllli ull In hlt Hint run Uiv iiii.vl lll-niitiireit critic ol our i.'i,vcrniiiciitiil iioIIumU will aKMin bate Hi i dim lily li, a.iv thnt tn eBllRiitliiim are 11 1 in ;ifc.i nt. i'lob- bly lb In t iinl i n.i alone Juatifiea the entire iiuil.iy of (onurnK for prolxa. I If L'OUIMi , It ll.nl Iiiiik lieell VliKUcly Iiiiuuk J thnt Ibere wim a iitar IriiHt. Intanailile report lo I bin ifl.il luive fluted bliliir and IMHlur for mrv ll,i. rmiv, Iiiihi tit, I of II 1 1 It- line W hat t ttimt l I li t fm t a. Tht com mittee, nt. r hen ii li i. ii iil.iu, Ii.ik fuiliiahej tin in. Tlii le I riiniir runt. It lr no aweel ilri-Min. in, arupv deluiion; ui h a tlilnx exirt. rndoiibt rdly (hi viaCnnt cuintnltti-e lia aeen It with it own eve. The committee, run ik on. doc not hmnl out an) (t ky moluw of oiij,rtui- or pre Mlit nr.) aoi ttbiim-like I i r- ImllHtlon; It I Ibiie with the uiimliilterati d. i rs dialliM-.l, nlii, i) nine and ninety nine huiiilii dil.a p, r nut pun- pro duct the tum rete fit. t. V i art- in .w i-i.rfl.1. 1,1 Hint all th" liundrt'da of liioijHnii.in tf ilollar ami ardiiou wekH. ttiotithB anil eiirB of Inn i i I Inn are Jnnill.il, W ho known l.t.t ... H 11,,. Mill l.d P.-II .will' Milt. t In. cut (he fait that th.r.- la nl.-.l'""' I run. an oil tri,u. u buihrr trnet. ai lumber truxl It In not Ik von, I the tmund of ialbi)ily when we on templatei th aatound.n; mil iiiinit menlal a uoiiiptlnhmciit of th? uiir lummlll! r. -il f'iri u atate tintioll-r I l,M-d lo tall allinlion to lua rial 'a n w honor a -ne of a "I1 threr'' with Mamaehuartti) and N Turk In the maiit-r of ilr rf nditurr. Cal ifornia, he t,h-! alanda f imt In th union Hh an annual eii-iulinir- of 17 per capita for rilu. ati.m. M iau ehJWH and Nrw York roimnf aec nd with t(, while In public einen tliiar of all klnda .New York anal Maaaarhuartt lead, with i'allfornia third. Srt an li.,iher unpleaaant i rneeiifir f eat and -. TIIK EXI't,AJlATIO. Ki:.M.. "fion't write Bend a man,'' I an admonition which niuat appeal Htronk- ly to the prealdentlal catidlilnte In theaa pipinK campainn day. Only Sat urday it wa thnt Mr. Harmon w streiiuoiiBly trjInK to make cleur hi real attitude on th Initlatlvn and referendum; but It ia Wllaon who lui really put hla foot In It again. Wllaon unfortunately ha left behind him a trail of written volume which evi dently contain rnouuh atateinent of varloua kind to keep him In thu moHl caloric of hot water for itonie month to come. He 1 now tr)in to iunr II with the Hungarian, T'ole and IUil- inna with nioro or lea, Indifferent u eaa. He ha 'lit a atateinent 10 jtho HiuiKrian of New York attempt 'liiK an explanation of certain piim aiiKe reKiirdliiK IninilKration In hi hlatory. The llunifarian. however. held a rriHH tneetlna; and denounced hint, refuBlnif to be mollified by the liovernor'a protealallon that thero are "lluniciirlan and HuiiKarlun. And now IItalln," the Ilnllan mornliiK newaimper of Han Franelaco, vrnlure the pridlction thnt Woodrow WIIkoii will not be nmtiimtteil for nri'nlili nt bccuiiae of the view he ha expreaaed In hla hlatory on Italian llunKarlnn and 1'ollah ImmlKninln Comuif ntliiK edllorlully on the mutter, "1,'Itiillii" any: "Woodrow Wllaon, 'former prealdenl of 'rlnceton Unlverally, tlovernor of the Hlnte of New Jerey ond uaplrant to th i democralln candidacy for the previdency of the I'nlted Hlatea, ha not atarted hi cainpnlifil niubr very happy auaplce. Front tho Allanttc to the I'aclfie i-oimt thero I at preient an out inn nt or proteat anil iniiiumi Hon nxulnt hlui by Ihu numerou Itnllun, HiinRarlan and 1'ullah pop ulation reKlillna; In Ihe Unit id Hlatex on account of a very deplorable pnrn- graph cotitnlned In the fifth volume of hi hlxtory of the American peo ple, where, he cant a very inaultlnjr and humiliating; opinion about the lt.illnn. IIiiiikiii Inn and T'ollah iniuiiitranlH, KoIiir- ao far n to atnte that the Chin ee i are more to be dealret) a work liiamun, If not a cllixen. Ihau the ahnve-mentloiied Kuropcnri linml- r:i tit. "It la nnlly ri'xi' UnMc that a man like rrofiHxor Wllv' "hotild have IiihI hi aetiae , of fulrncax and In dule In ruvh Krava ItiHUlta uKalnat the Italian ImmlKranla, which are tenet-ally admitted to bn not only umoiiff the moat dealrablii, but, from ci'itiiln point of view, are conaider ed by ninny Amcrlcnn peopln a the ntot deilrablu, Ho urnve tire Mr. Wllaon' utterance that If tho an me hud been made by tiny common poll H"tan or writer no Italian who had n purk of aetiae would have heeded I hem; hut the Italian do uniinlmoiia ly rlae in weneral proleat when the outraae I thrown nt them ly uch a prominent man who implrea to the hiRhent of flea of Ihe urrateat repub lic In thu world. "No matter how brilliant a writer Mr. Wllaon may be, that purnfiraph uhove referred lo la eliminh to dem cuiMtrato how narrow-minded he la and how unfit he la fur the poaltion he want to reach. In an Inn a wo do not apeak alinply out of Juat re acntuient a Itullana; we apeak alao III a broad-minded way and for the ueueral luterent of thl nation, which wa have adopted na our country, and hum prealdent muat be a man of Inline, (levate.l inliiil and broad view befoiii beitiK a clever writer. Wa uro aura thnt not only all the foreign element of the iTnlted Htiile will rem nt the liiaiill, but the Ameri can people Iheniaelvoa mid many of the very niembera of the democratic par ty will deny nil ympnthy and Mil i port to a iiimii who In Imbued with audi prcJiiillicH of iintlotiullty, "And there la no excuae for Mr. W llaon a remark, whether he la well iii'ifUiiliitod or not with what the 1 1 a 1 1. ih lin" doin inn) mo ilnlnn In Hi l couulry; he alioubl ha been Miy caiitiou In fore pilntlnir Ihoae uoril.1 in a book ileMlmil to remain lor i nia nnil perhapN for centurlea In the li.iinla of the American people; he rhould have been Informed that the Itiillmia IniVe Inrm ly eoiitrlbuted to tbe welfnre and de i lopment of the whole CiiIIimI Mtnlea, eepeiiully h their akllirul work on railroad. In mine, loi.aliy and. aloe all. In the BNt liilil of uurleiilture, where they ha. actiiiilli nci'oiiipliMhed mlrnclea or ill and development. And he "hiuild have known that libido their 1 1.1,11.11,1 iHinlitlea a worker? our on nt r no n throughout the ful led Hii tea are to be admired for their atcrlitiit iiu.illtli-a na men of family and niorala. To compare I hem with the I 'hin . mid even put them lower. I a crime aeHlcat clvllliatlon. t an m t of Ingratitude whlih the Italiana will newr loralve. "We ar poMtlie thnt Mr. W llaon not only w:ll not be rln ted prealdent of fnlted Ml n tea. but that h will not br even nominated na -onilld.ili-of the demiM ratio pnrty. The chair ol the aiiprtine maaiatrate of the I'nitn! Mti-c. whl. h ha Imp -n occupied 1.) an uninterrupted rrrinl rr uprt.-ht i.n, br,l-niin.l. men, like Vah inston. J i kaon. Jefferaon. Lincoln and ('let eland, cannot helven to a man ao tiicotrd in the matter of na tiontlity. to a man who ha little kiiowl.-,lK of the akill and moral and intellectual uiutitie of ihe element jahlih conBtltute the population of (hia ountry, and who ha throw n u. h I lad liar tit on one of Ihe Rr en teal ,reea in the world." 'nly six men were knocked down and dot more lhaa lea gallon of gore waa illled la the firat convention of th rampatgn la Trnnaaara. Thi I promleea well lr Ihe fm ore. VK AI'OWKilZE. In view of the foltowiiiK from the 81111 1 a Ko KaKle, there la apparently no courae open to thla paper but polonlr.i' and we therefore do ao, hundaomcly: "The editor of the Albmiucniu Journal hould be drawn and iiinr tared without delay, lie la guilty of Blunder most foul, "In enumerating- the office and In atltutlon of tho Capital City the edi tor of tho Journal ha wilfully, rtc llberaliiy and mullcloucly omitted with intention to belittle the ureal nea of the city, the editor of the New Mexican and the penitentiary la not the editor of the New Mexican the li bleat editor In Ihe state? He doe not deny it. I not the New Mexlcun one of the Kreateat inHtltutiou In tho state and dot It not support three (rent railway line? Tho New Mexican Itself admit th.tt It pay more freight than any other bimlnea In the city Were It not for the ImmeiiHc freight bill that It pay tho three ruiirond that enter the city might be obliged to tear up their track. "Next to the New Mexican come tho penitentiary. All the hotel In Albuiueriiie do not shelter bo many giieata ami the Journal doe not even mention It. We are convinced that nothing but jeiiloiiay could have prompt -d tbe editor of tho Journal lo wrllo audi un urlicle!" Tho Im rciiHiil Beveiity with which Gel ninny I treating eaplonuge I not confined altogether to that country. Other Million of Ktirope are doing very much the num.; thing. ItiiaMia not long ngo Hrnt tin Austrian to Hi berla for live year, anil Jual before Germany condemned two Kngllxh of Ih era to pemil aervltudc England had condemned a Gorman to hard labor. Kuropu seem to ue liiKIng the spy bUHlnesa unite aeriouMly. 'resident Haiiley' stunt in deliver ing a lon' (llBtance telephone apeech nt Chicago may lend to inlereatlng developmetitn. A innn life Taft for Inataneo would appreciate sitting in Ihe White llouae and swinging around the circle by wire. T. Kooaevclt ha been Included in Jury panel In Nusanu County, New York. Wo ure surprised to hear that the colonel will allow himself lo be losely Identified with the operation of one of thomi courts he Write about. There Is much tnlk of candidate ourteoUHly stepping uside In f.ivor of other. Cure will be taken to prevent this stepping aside from hcinif con fused with the tactics known as side stepping. In these dlctugraphlc days, If you have anything really important to say to a mini, It Is always wise to take him out In the middle of a ton acre field and whisper It In his ear. It begin to look a If they would have lo revle that word "obey" out of the, marriage service. Tho suf fragette ha come to atay. It I generally understood that, na far a election goca, tho presidential candidacy of Senator Cummins has no political significance. Mr. Hlilisler's former stuff bus been allowed to leave I'craln without be ing massacred. Thl was quite hand some of the Hear. Jefferson, It now is alleged, wn the original Hiirmon man, Thl should bo tcsaiited by Colonel Al bright. l'roluililv ll.inker lluiiiiinini wiahea ho had prolonged his vacation In IJrit iah Columbia, KILLED Employe of Gibson Mine Suc cumbs to Effect of Terrific Blow On Head By Unknown Man. ISperlal IH.palrb la tue Morulas J.atraal.1 Gallup. .. J.. Keb. I i. Tank Hchei, Japiinese, in the employ of tbe Gll'xon mine, near Gallup, is dead as the result ol a terrific blow on the bend wllh n n axe In the hands of all ot Ik r Jnpuuew. hose Identity la un k now li, mi. who hit skipped the eountry. 'i'lie aaaatilt wna the result of a iiu.in.l ov,r some trilling mat ter. The yli llin died in the Gibson hoapiim aeveral hour niter receiving the wound. ORANGES DROPPED FROM DIZZY HEIGHT BAFFLE OAKLAND BALL PLAYERS kl.uid, Zai'li, r and '.all ilter. eateh otjni: ' Cnl.. Feh. lx. Elmer luy llitifnian. Oakland tried here today to dnipped frMn an aero plane IKing at an altitude of (50 feet. the lu-itht of the uehtngton monu ment. , uh. r am i ee.ted. Aviator l-liiinln lieachy then UroiiKht Ins trait down to within Sua feet of the ground and toraed base hall to 7.n, h. r. The Iwll player raught thl' mMt'Tot, WllliMin lt"ff. the San Francisco alal"r who wn badly Injured by the rnliinic of his machine yesterday allowed ir.-al Improvement today. Ho will prolmhiy recover. J Toler Kidney nil will cure any rasa of kidney ir c ladder trouhla not heyond the reach rf medicine. No mel.-tne ran do mora. J. 11. O'Rlelly '. JAPANESE WITH AN AXE LOS LUWAS GETS ON BAHGOr I OF PROGRESS Commercial Club Organized With Membership of 20, Which Will Soon Be Increased i to 50 Live Roosters, (Mreetat Correapmdeara to Mornln Jnuraal L,o Iunas, K. M., Keb. 17. To take full advantage of the InireuHeil prof perlty soon to follow the admission of iw Mexico Into the union, the citi zens of I.oa I.unua have orgunlzed the Los I.unus Commercial club. The club started off with a membership of twenty and will have fifty boosters enrolled within the next few weeks. The officers are: Holomon I. una, president! K. Neustiidt, vice president; li. II. Hchutz, secretary; Jesus l.umi. treasurer. I, os I. units presents many opportu nities lor the homeieeker anil It In the purpiTHe of tho club to attract at tention to thetn. It is proposed also lo create public sentiment In favor of draining tho lands Hint need It. buihl liiit good road and In bettering the orniiiuulty and vicinity us u whol. With two live towns In Valencia coun ty, such as Helen and lon i.unas. It should not bo long before there aro at least two people to the square mile and with the coming of new settlers will come added activity In developing the bound lea resources of this rich si c tlo 11. There are thounanilH of acre in the I.om l.umi valley Hint are now usjcl merely for puaturage which can be brought Into cultivation with little ef fort ii nd expense. With an abunduncc of water fur irrigation and land to be had at a low price, there Is perhaps no part of New Mexico which offers bet- r opportunities for the farmer with small means. CALL FOR PROGRESSIVE REPUBLICAN STATE CONVENTION In accordance with the instructions of tho Central Committee of the pro gressive Republican League of the state, a dclcgute convention of thu ! progressive republicans of the state New Mexico I hereby called to , meet In the hall of representative the state capltol, in the City of , Santa Fe, on the Xth day of March, 1 w 1 2, at 2 o'clock p. m., to conaider, the advisability of electing delegates . llio isallonul Kcpuuiicnn conven tion to he held In Chicago, June 18, lull!, and the appointment of proper ommlttees for the purpose of aiding 111 securing the enactment of laws favored by tho progressive republl- ens of the state, anil for the purpose perfecting the organization of the Progressive ll publican Lcaguo of the j stutu and for such other business as. nmy come before said convention. Tho basis of representation In said j stale convention shall be one delegate I for each one hundred, or fraction of fifty or more, votes cast for the re-! publican ciindiilate for delegate to J congress at the general election or 1S0K, and upon said basis of repre sentation the several counties of the state shall be entitled to the follow ing number of delegate In said con vention: Fiernnllllo , Chnve , Colfax Curry Dona Ana Kddv Grant Guadalupe Lincoln l.nna McKlnley Mora , Otero 24 : 9 ' 3 I 12 3 8 2 4 14 6 Quay 10 llio Arrjba 15 Koosevclt- 9 Hiindoval 9 Snn Junn 5 Hun Miguel 2!l Stunts Ke 18 Hierra 4 Socorro 1 it To Torrance 1'nlon 13 Valencia 11 Man conventions Of progressive re publicans lire hereby culled to meet at th county Hints of the respective count lis of Hie state on the 2nd day Of March, 19 12, nt S o'clock p. m tor the purpose of electing the num ber of delegate wild counties are en titled to in an Id state convention under thl call and for the transac tion of Much other business as may properly come before said county con ventions. All persons who believe In the prin ciple of the Progressive Republican jcagtie of this state and who desire to affiliate with the progressive republi cans In the interest uf gooii govern ment, w hoiesome law and clean poli tic are cordially Invited to attend aid county convention to co-operate with progressive republican under this call. JKSl'S IIOMKUO. Chairman. GF.O. W. I'P.H HARO. Hecretary. tfanta re. V. M.. Feb. 14. 1911. i. AX El'lllKMIC OF rolGIHNO I sweeping over the town. Old and young alike are affected, and the train la particularly hard on little children and on elderly people. Fo ley's Honey and Tar Compound Is a quick, safe and reliable cure for all coughs and colds. Contains no opl at. J. 11. O'Kiellv Co, Greatest Problem of the New State Puerto de Luna, X. M-. Feb. 1. KePtor A bi'uu.riiiie Mrnina Journsl. Ie'r Sir: Pardon me for calling your attention lo the greatest problem for our new Mate and it first admin istration, and that la: How I the land ef the stale to be disposed of; The constitution limit Ihe price a to ale. and the question Is. How and n what manner is Ihe land to tve sold or leased- It la. of course, known that something must lie done with the land a soon a Ksihte. an that they will prod ii. revenue for the expenses of the state gnveromeat. and this e. uos Oon of locating aad disposition, of the land should he fully thought out and wieely done for the beat Interest" of the Coinmonwest.h. Tour trulv. Flao NK N. PAOF-. . i . . rr-,frTrnn t -m. mmun 1 11 r - is ForJJournal Readers i-'oit i'.ii:s: i n.i, I HI'Dl t KU ILI.FSTKATIOX Tills Dlctloi.urv luis been revbscd ts&: ijMgrj ,,.- tliorllics mill Is NOP puhll-liod bv the original piihiiNhcr of Webster's Dictionary, or hut by (ha well known HVMUCATK ITHI.I.MIIXU CO., of NKW YOISK, . . . BmmirttauDKii I The Express On the 'From th,. Literary Digest.) The express companies, bluntly In formed iy Mr. Franklin K. Lane, of the interstate commerce commission, that they nro to ho prosecuted crim inally "for ovct charging the public," find little sympathy In the press, (if course they ought to be prosecuted, cxiinlms the New York World, "and less us c xtortlonatc common curriers than an common cheats. Only two days' healings, notes the Philadelphia North American, were needed to show their "extortion. Inefi icioncy, and de liberate dishonesty," to mnku dear their relations with the railroads, nnd to expose "an otliiially ninctiohiil Hvnteni nf I liiev,'i i- " Kni'li nt ti.rn tii'i.u jnro perhaps to b expected from th.'He papers, but the express magnate who turns from their pages to those of the more ctmservative New York Journal i of Commerce, Pittsburg Dispatch, t hilatbiphia Imtulrer, and Chicago I Jleconl-Hi raid lituls nil eiiitnl rcaill t ness to believe Hi,, worst of the ex ! press ci in iii ii and may ixlract j0wh;it comfort be can from the New a I York Sun's conclusion that for tho hostile attitude of Hie public the com panies thrinsclvcs (He cbiclly respon sible. For ninny eurs a "hing-cxploitcd public' lias Incii blnmliiK Hie drivers of the express wagons "for over charges and lor the collection of charges on prepaid parcels. " Thifi "pilfering," we iitote from tl:-i New lork l.vcniim .v. all, linn I i , n geuer ally suppoMi d to be a form of petty t graft, win rcliy the ugcnls and driyeis 8Ulihlem'lilcll tbi'ir wanes bv l..-vim? IS'lilion the customer of the eutnpany." i Hilt me ln estnintion In- th,. iiur. I statu ! that latn commerce onmmfsMon iliscloscs these livcl-ehargcs ntid ilolilile paymentM go iato the treasury of Hie compiiny; that one of thea,. compiiiiicSj sweiicit its reciiptH tor oil,, month to the extent of $ 7,00!) by these means that by the admission of the .com pany's counsel about 2d pi r cent of this money n malned in the undis puted possession of tile company. "In other words, this company ha taken JS7.0no in a month from its customers, has disgorged about Mi p, r cent of this uiiiouut. and li hi " I over 1 13.1111". tiearlv such practic all for action by the law officers of the ao eminent.' It was the realization of the exist cni'a and e xtent of such practice's that caused Commissioner Lane to inter rupt un express attorney during the course of ihe h srliifcn at Washington Inst week with th,. words: "We are eolng to picsceut? the x pr.ss companies f,,r overcharging the public. This investigation was made for the puipos,. e,f developing the facts in this regard. If prosecutions weie brought on every complaint that ha been made lo the commission, all tho expresa eompaui,-s would be mad , bankrupt hy the fines imposed, nnd i driven out of l.usinii-. The eoinmis. i slon hus 3. mm complaints of vi-J ;S."i cn ,i!t tour rate are iinintelliglhlo to the :; general puidlc. and your own cm ployia do not understand them, em of the fruit of this Investigation must be a aysteni which is Intelligible to sn ordinary person. "I know of one Instance where a supper prepaid M.,,o n an e'xpress snipment to w asninglon. When the shipment reached here nnotlur $4.50 ' was coilee tcil. A compl iini wa made to the nxpresa rum pan v nnd a refund of $;.o -r made. What I'ecaiil" of the remaining $2.Sn? "The sy stem ts so romplicitoet th it it Is not understood l.y j,ur own eliiv- ers, clerks, and agents. 1 went lo one i of your oft lies, and three ilirTcrt-nt : rat, were quoted on the sani , p.ercel." In response to n eiuestu.n a little later, the commissioner made his in tentions even more rxplidt. ntying: "Certainty, I meant criminal prose cution. The facia will I presented to' a federal grand Jury at the pro-Mr litue for rt iioie," $4.00 DOONM i.i .mi i.i:Tiii:n iiixwx". JaXjaWV -iMAHtsr -an' OF TIIK $1.10 DICTIOVAP.Y. and l.ii iubt un In the Pltl'SFNT l)1 ( Companies Carpet AVhen tbe Interstate commerce commission luid its preliminary in (luiry into the express buslners last November, it received a iiiiiss of evi dence lull tided to show li ii t;i i r ii .hk or Injustice on the part of the comi ant 'S. Thin- were laid before the commis sion, we are told, 22 specific com plaints of unreasonable practices, among which the news dispatches cm- pniiM. i the following: "Delays due to disregard of routing instructions from shipper and Indi rect routing iiucniU d to Increase profits. "Dt lays in delivery, In returning un delivered goi.ds, and In settlement of claims. "JtcHlrietioiis In free delivery and upon th? size nf packages. "Lisci imiuution In rates and exces sive tales for valuation. "Double collection of charges and ovoriimrgea for fictitious weight." One reform Is likely to be accom plished without further lcc.nl proceed ings, fm-, ut Commissioner Lime's siik- gestion, representative of the com mission, shippers, and exprcis com panies are to meet end agree on cer-i tain changes which will simplify and make more eiiuilalie the existing scale of rules. At the hearings, yvhkh oc cupied three days last week, and which will bo resumed on Fcbruu'w 2li, testimony alleging excessive rules wa.) met by cxpreus attorneys with tbe xcuse that lhes, wire due to the exactions of the lallrouds, and ligurrs were presented showing that about half eif the eross inrnlnga of the ex press e-o;npaii!c go to tho railroads. The shippers. It apnars, would be satisfied with an approximate rate re duction of Ho per cent, other t'sti inoiiy is taken by the pr-'S as shnwtn.t; an Inlerloehlnij slock-on tierslilp be- iimvi, H,,. eliflercnt expr;'s coiiimnie. ami iie'twe-e n mom ami i'f ruiironns, A Washington dispatch lo the New York World thus sumtmiries th" ligures given In doe utncnt.iry e villi nee collected by the commission's investi gators: "The record shows that Hie gross reciii Is of the express companies for I tlw period covered was S79ii. 3116.721, half i f which was paid to the rail- i roads, thi ir share being J37.r.'.3.- SBu.r.ll. The net profits of the exprers Companies were I294.04S.2S5. and the I total dividends paid amounted I ) Y and E PPnTIAi,e , . jr1ALF SECTIONS Made in styles of cabinets to suit every business. Come in and see our Y and IiihgmManueacturin e fmt For Six Coupons Printed elsewhere (Daily and Sunday) clipped on consecu tive days, and the expense bonus set opposite the style rplected (which covors thu Items of the cost of packing, express from factory, check ing, clerk hire, and other jy.VHHXa Xji:i.wou us explained uuiier the Dic tionnry Coupon printed on another paire of this issue. Out-of-Town Readers Must send 22 cents for post age additional to amount specified in Coupons. Hundreds are being mail ed daily. in nccorduncc with tlic iM'Ht au their tniccrsMirs, by $21 2,085,392. These enormous profits ' i wo u ll'iliie oil pi o-i ly i no riuiiiiin,i I v in( ... Al.. vuiuoii on juuei au, uxi, m viujr $26,065,711. "In addition to the dividend de tuned, ll.c . n. panics hold in their trcasuriea $81,957,893, a large propor tion of which, It ia alleged, accrued as the result of overe-harging the public and dividends and other funds which were not paid, as the persons to whom they were due did not ap pear." The remedy, declare' the New York World, nnd with it such journal ss the Philadelphia llemrd nnd- North American, and New York Press ond lCvenlng Mail, Is the speedy establish ment of a "real" and "liberal" parcel post system. A point which arouses the curiosity of the editor of the New Yenk Journal of Commerce Is the de fense raised by an express company lawyer against' the charge of excessive a in; mi I prollts. that these are due, nJt to "exorbitant rates," but to "divi dends paid upon Investments,' thnt large express companies have Invested surplus funds In securities, which swelled the prollts for the sharehold ers." Hut the Journal of Commerce asks: "What Is the source of the funds Wiilch lire invested In this way? Do they not come In the first instance from the earnings of their business? If a considerable part of the earnings of the ye-nr are Invested In interv'st bear!nT or (l'vldcd-tn yleg reruritie. tliStUtfel oi ln.U,i e..ti iliultd el.rci.Uy lo shareholders, and then the lnceime de rived from Investments la added to 'swell the profits," are not charge' for the express service the real source of all the profits, except what may be de liveel from trading in the securities? "Thl explanation of the 'annua, profits' of the large express ceimpnnie can hardly be accepted as proof that charge for express Servlci ure not xorliltant.' " TIIK SOl'NI KI.FTKV OF GOOD . HEALTH. Is not for those Buffering from kid ney ailments and irregularities. 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