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THE PERRYSBURG TOURNA7
I h-i N.. I II BOSSES Democratic Party Dominated by the Caucus. Machinery Handled Relentlessly to Crush Oppoaltlon Genulno Dis cussion on Important Measures an Impossibility. Out of ofllco the Democratic party la Always a zealous champion ot freedom, including free mothods of carrying on public buslnoBB. Then It 1b Btrongly in favor, of tho moot llboral conduct ol dobatos in congress. It stands for the abolition of caucus rule whenever Its own caucus decisions havo no power to shape legislation. In oillce thoro Is a romarkablo trans formation. The' party of freedom bo comes despotic. It uses tho most rig orous mothods of smothering opposi tion to tho doerees of its leaders. Ha machinery Is handled relentlessly to crush thoso who dissent from tho poll cles of its bosses. Senator Cummins told tho truth, in tho United States senate, whon ho de clared that tho course which was. be ing followed by tho Democratic ma jority In that body In respect to tho currency bill was autocratic and prac tically destructive of real debato, and deprived tho senate of any other par ticipation In vital legislation than the empty form of ratifying caucus deci sions. It was true, as ho said, that tho bill had virtually boon passed In the Democratic caucus and all genuine discussion had ended there, ns far as tho ultimate fate of tho measure was concerned. It Is nothing now In American gov ernment It is not revolutionary. Thoro Is nothing worse than tho meth ods which havo long prevailed. But It 2b wholly antagonistic to the declara tions and "official" principles of tho Democratic party. In that rospect the practice of tho Democratic leaders now In power mocks tho professions of a long series of Democratic conventions. By What Warrant? Tho abolition of party national con ventions proper, as proposed by the president, would mean the demolition of ono of tho most Inspiring, pic turesque, characterstic, and on the "whole successful features of American political life. Thoro Is absolutely no commensur ate reason or demand for any such ar oltrary destruction of a distinctively American institution that is the natur al outgrowth of our party system. JMuBt every spontaneous and indigen ous political growth in this supposedly freo country bo1 mown down by the scytho of statute, to make way for some arbitrary model cut to tho pat torn of tho theory monger? Ictue Sharply Defined. The Issuo created by the now tariff bills is clear and unmistakable. The Republican party has always con tended that the romarkablo progress and prosperity of the United States have been due in a largo measure, to the protectlvo tariff. Tho Democratic party, presumably, argues that, there would havo been equal prosperity un der a tariff which would forco Ameri can industry to compete with cheap labor Europe in tho American market The test 1b now to be made. The country will soon "'know whether a tariff for revenue only will bo as sat lsfactory ae tho policy of protection to American industry and labor. "The Nonprooreselnrj Party." Since tho Democratic party now oe cuplos the national stage, wo had noi Intended to indulge in speculation re spocting other political organization? at this time. Nor shall we do so in ,any comprehensive way because ol the value which should attach to time and spaco. And yet wo can not whol Jy Ignore tho suspicion that, if evei remarks are to bo adventured con cerning the Progressive party, the "would better be set forth without de lay, to avert a quite strong probabllltj that presently there will be nothing of tho kind to writo about. George Harvey in the North American Re vlow. Effect of Democratic Tariff One of the first real effects of the Democratic tariff measure passed bj congross to strike the Wisconsin farm ers will be the closing down of the Rock county Sugar company's factorj at Jancsvllle. Ordors have been re celved by tho management from Capt James Davidson, tho owner, to close down the factory permanently as soon as tho present run of sugar is through Chicago American. Not Likely to Be Tried. Whllo tariff rooelpts do not como uj to Domocratlc estimates, tho nationa administration hopos to make up tht deficit from tho income tax. A prun Ing of expenditures and promisod Dem ocratlo economy might, however, b .n moro effective means of attacklnj tho threatened rdoflclt. Remain to Be 8een. Mr, Wilson sooras to be a strict con atituttonollst as to Mexico, and a loost constructionist as to tho United States Strange that the party of Jetforson tho arch 'enemy of federalism, shouK now be making extreme proposals ti federalism at which Hamilton and tht "monocrats" would have balked! Hov Js tho Democratic south, which is si Insistent on running its own election! 3n its own way, going to relish Mr "Wilson's movo in tho dlroction of fui thor fcdoral Interference with eleq llonn? HUH WAYS OF CHINESE BARBERS Tonsorlal Artists Carry on Their Busi ness In Street in Full View of the Passereby. London. Tho Englishman who Khavos hlmnolt In tho seclusion of his own room, or undergoes tho mystic rites at his favorlto barber's, would probably bo horrified at tho ldoa of submitting to tho ordoal In tho publlo street. In China, however, It In no uncom mon thing to aeo tho ceremony per formed in public, for Chlneso barbers carry on their buslnoss in tho street in full vlow of tho passorsby. Tho barbor having selected a Ukoly Bpnrt for carrying on his trade, sticks to it until custom dwindles, when ho - Chinese Barber at Work, transfers his stock-ln-trado to another pitch. In this way ho scores over his Western brethren, who, should customers fail, must possess their souls In patience, and cannot go forth In search of thorn. Instead of a tariff nnming separate charges for hair-cut, shave, and sham poo, tho Chinese barber quotes an In clusive rate. In Hankow the chargo of 160 cash, or about 3d. in English money, is almost universal, so that if our Chlneso friends do not enjoy Western privacy neither do they pay Western prices. Perhaps the smallness of tho chargo is duo to tho fact that theso al fresco barbers escape rent and rates, and have no luxurious premises to keep up. It Is probablo that the average Englishman would cheerfully pay even moro than tho usual sum rather than undergo such an ordeal in the public streets. Theso Chinaman is less self conscious and thinks nothing of it. FINDS OLD OREGON TRAIL MAP Edmund D. Hicks Made an Interesting Discovery While Rummaging Through an Old Trunk. Kansas City. While rummaging around in an old trunk containing a lot of old papers and family effects, Edmund D. Hicks, 2109 Belleview ave nue, found an Interesting old map, tho property of his father, which outlined the course of the Oregon trail marked out by Capt. John C. Fremont on his western expedition in June, 1842. The course began at Westport landing, near tho mouth of tho Kaw river, on Juno 11, and went southwest through the town of Westport across Turkey creek and joined tho old Santa Fe trail from Independence, 20 miles from Westport landing. According to tho field notes of Cap tain Fremoht the party halted at noon that day near the spot where Olathe, Kas., now is. They left the Santa Fe trail that same day,-and tho next day they crossed the Kakarusa river neat Lawswje, continuing the course west along tho Kaw river. Lawrence, To peka and other cities now lying along tho Kaw are features which have como sinco tho tour of Captain Fre mont. None of thom is noted on the map. They crossed tho Kaw near the present site ot Topeka, and struck out north" along thb Little Blue river, and struck the Platto river at Grand Is land. Tho territory is marked bese and there with regard to the Indian tribes encountered. Pawnees, Slous and Snake Indians inhabited the coun try they traversed. Note's along the way to Captain Fremont tell posterity that near Westport, elk and deer, the only game, aro very scarce. Tho first herd of buffalo was sighted by Fremont's party on Juno 30, 365 miles from Westport landing. Fre mont complains from timo to time that the Indians steal provisions at night, and on ono or two occasions, made an open attack oh tho scouting party. Tho trail endod at Fort Walla Walla, nmong the Nez Perces Indians, Oc tober 27, 1842. Tho courso from West port landing to its terminus 1b 1.C70 miles long. Tho map was made nnd complied by Charles Preuss, a member of Fro monf'a party, in 1846, and was litho graphed by order of the United States sonato by E. Weber & Co., Baltimore. Married 8eventy-seven Years. Syracuse, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Clemen of Western, N. Y., will on Dec. 7 celebrate tho seventy-seventh anniversary of their marriage. Tho couple, both ninety-eight years of age, hopo to mako an aeroplane flight on that day. Runs Away With Coal Stove. Paterson, N. J. Andrew Koolln ran away with tho family coal stove und sewing machine In revenge for his wife's net in suing for divorce. Dies Rather Than 8aw Wood. Springfield, Mass. -Rather than saw wood, - Androw Chapman, sixteen, bangod himself In hio employer's bam. ISLAND . OF TAHITI' O SMW White Men Rare in This Soutlt Sea Country. la Today .tho Same Paradise Which Cook Found It, When a Century and a Half Ago Ho Put Into Pao-Pao to Watc Ships, Now York. To tho average travolor Tahiti romnins tho lie inconnu. Tho tourist is not oxpected there; ho Is regardod with suspicion. Ho demands a bath-tub artlclo undreamed of in tho island philosophy ho demands a reasonable degree of promptness in tho ovory-dny affairs of life, ho makes other and extraordinary demands. When ho realizes that nothing what ever haB been dono for hiB amusement or edification, that to tho islanders tho outer world from which ho cornea ex ists only in tho Imagination; wheu he roallzes theso things as soon he does it is then that ho learns to content himself with things as they are, and to admlro tho beoutleB of tho place as nature made and has left them. There aro no lowns upon Moorea. Whlto men aro a rarity. It is today tho Island paradise which Cook found It whon, a century and a half ago, ho put into Pao-Pao to water his ships. Today, also, tho natlvo lives tho llfo ho did then tho native Ignorant, un civilized, if you please, but with a voice and manners, a gift of hospital ity, which put tho white man to shame. Here, moro than elsewhere, he seems himself a part of that haunt ing beauty which surrounds him on every band. Hero, when the day is done, under tho cocoanuts and the bananas, "be twixt tho sun and moon upon tho shore," tho traveler if he Is fortunate enough to have tho entree sits him down, ns honored guest, among tho retainers of tho native chief. Mounted upon a natlvo pony, and in the cool ot , tho morning, he has coursed the wild pig In tho shadows of tho great crater- j . ..ji riW: ." f " '..-. -r' ? s.r.it r. f X-sw'V 3M8H "' ii" ' ' ' V rz$5 r 'l&nr?". - Summer Visitors to Tahiti. valley. Tho afternoon has found him ava-flshlng in the Inland lake. Now the shadows are falling, the magical afternoon mists aro over the peaks which climb steeply upward before him, and the short twilight is at hand. Presently, tho tropic moon will rise to take its course directly overhead, making the weird vistas about him light aii day again. Ho hears the voices about him, prattling in the me lodious Maori tongue, and, afar off, tho thunder of the surf upon the dis tant reefs. Ho closes his eyes and dreams of o tomorrow like today, and thon of still other tomorrows. He has eaten the fel the island Lotus and, if he dreams of homo, it is as some place which perhaps will know him no moro. THE END TO A FAMOUS SCOUT Oliver Wiggins, a Denver Ploneoq Dead at Ninety Years Friend of Kit Carson. Denver. Oliver ("Old Scout") Wig gins, one of Denver's most famous early frontiersmen, died at his resi dence here. Ho was ninety years old. Wiggins camo across the plains in 1838. For a number of years he was a member of Kit Carson's famous com pany of frontiersmen and served un der Carson in tho Mexican war, whero he was wounded at tho Battle of Monterey. His cabin was ono of tho first built in Denver. From lS4tf to 1858 ho was employed as scout, guide and hunter for the immigrant trains across the plains and hi? knowledge of the fron tier extended through tho length and breadth of the Rocky mountains. TRY GIRL OF 13 FOR MURDER A Canadian Child Accused of Eeatlng a Playmate to Death With an Iron Shovel. Prince Albert, Sask. Kathleen 01 ka, thirteen years old, of Wakawa, charged with tho murder of her nine year old playmate, Julia Jennings, was put on trial hero. Tho girl is ac cused of killing tho other child by beating her on tho head with an iron Bhovel whllo they wero walking to gether about eight miles from Waka wa last June. After tho killing Kathleen returned to her home and told her mother that her companion bad left her. Tho fol lowing day tho body of the child was found on on abandoned homestead. Diphtheria Traced to Pencils. Suffleld, Conn. Lead pencils, dls trlbuted and collectod each day in a school hero aro blamed for an epi- doiula of diphthorla among tho pupils. SciwX'srs"r oJU3S3as3k MVTURAL QUERY. Miss Muflltt had rocently joined tho Dandmf Sisters for Befriending Burg lars, and was bolng shown ovor a prison for tho first time. Ono prisoner, ovldently a man of ed ucation, Interested her moro than tho others. Ho roso and bowed to, her when she ontcred his coll, apologizing for tho poornoss of his apartment Miss Muflltt could not help wonder ing how this refined mnn camo within tho clutches of tho law. In fact, as sho was leaving tho cell, she said: "May I ask why you are In this dis tressing place?" "Madam," ho replied, "I am hero for robbery at a seaside hotel." "How very interesting!" said Miss Muflltt. "Wero you er tho proprie tor?" London Answers. AFTER THE RACES ARE OVER. fc-. .Vk "Young Doctor Emdeo claims to know a very great deal about race horses." "Perhaps, but I don't think he's much on a diagnosis. He's better on post-mortem." A Hen's Lay. How wonderful would be the hen If tome flno day, when all nlono, In place of laying Just ono ess, Sho'd go and lay a corncr-stonel The Perfect Car. "This story of yours Is all right," said tho editor, "but your description ot tho hero's automobile Is simply Im possible. If there as an automobile made as perfect as the ono you de scribe, I'd buy one tomorrow. Where in tho world did you get your ideas?" "That was easy," replied the author. "I got my friend, Bragley, to describe his new car." Judge. Hlmiliatlng. "l seo wnere a prominent young man was accidentally killed while cranking his automobile." , "It must have been a sad blow to his family for tho public to know that." "You mean the news of his death?" "No, tho fact that he didn't own a self-starting machine." Her Ailment. "What's tho matter with you, aunty?" "Oh, I'so Bufferin' wlf plumbago, honey." "Is tho doctor doing anything for you?" "He said maybo he'd give me a epi demic interjection, yas, honey." In Boston. Friend This must be bargain day. I never saw such a crowd in your store before. Dry-Goods Man I should say It Is bargain day. We aro Belling Homer's "Iliad," in tho original Greek, at 98 cents! Puck. NOTHING. "What wero tho provisions of your uncle's will?" "I am to have all ho loft after the payment of his just debt." "That was kind. What did ho leave?" "Just debt." Dress. Gorgeous Individual (visitor nt sea side, running acroB resident friend) Thanks for your note, old chap, I'll bo delighted to dine with you tonight. Friend That's good! By tho way, I think I said, Como as you are; but do you mind dressing? We're such plain, simple people, Punch (Lon don). Different Some men drink deep To drown resrot, While others light A clgaretto - -" ' V-rv , Don't Do It Again. "Miss Dubbklns Marrlotta," stam mered Wimploton nervously, "or wow will yuh you mum mum marry mo?" "Don't you over ask mo a quoBtlon like that again, Reginald Wimploton,' ropllod tho girl proudly. "Bub but wuh why, Mum Mari etta?" stuttered Wimpleton. "I lul lul lovo you dud devotedly " "Bocauso," tho fair girl answerod firmly, "because It wi)l not bo neces sary for you to subject yourself to tho nervous strain. I will." Harper'B Weekly. Unnclghborly. "About tho meanest man I over know," said Farmer Corntossel, "lived way out west, where the cyclones blow." "Did you havo personal cxpcrlenco with him?" "Suro. A windstorm picked up my house and blew tho whole family ovor on to his farm." "Wouldn't ho como to your assist ance?" "No. Ho rushed off and got a law yer to bring action against us for tres pass!" A Practical Soul. Not long ago a country parson went to preach in an old remote parish in tho southern part of Maine. Thn aged sexton, in taking him to the place, In sinuatingly said: "I Jest do hope you won't mind preachin' from tho chancel. Yo see, this Is a quiet place, no children about, an' I've got a duck a-settln' on four teen eggs in tho pulpit." Harper's Magazine. In the Thirties. An Envious Contemporary (to Miss Budding) And so you are really en gaged to Mr. Timid Smlthklns? Miss Budding (quite provoklngly) Yes, dear; and I want you to suggest something sweet and tender to go in my engagement ring. Envious Contemporary If I were in your place I'd just have tho simple word Eureka. Puck. ILLUSTRATIONS. The Writer Can you uso an article on King Solomon? Magazine Editor Yes, if you can furnish a set of portraits of his' wives. Jarred the Infant. The Boston baby cried all night; His nurse has foolish ways And rashly told him Bacon might Have written Shakespeare's plays. Somewhat Ambiguous. "Wo wero playing bridge. Wombat led tho ace of hearts, and while I was looking my hand ovor ho kissed my pretty partner." "What did you do?" "I followed suit." Finishing Up. Mr. Gibson Haven't you got that now dress planned yet? Mrs. Gibson Nearly. I shall only have to have one moro talk about it Mr. Gibson I should think you wouid get tired of talking with that dressmaker. Mrs. Gibson Oh, I'm through with her; I'm all ready to consult the pollco now! Judge. Anything to Please. "What's tho baby crying for now?" asked the head of tho house from tho depth of his paper. "Ho wants his own way," answered tho mother. "Well, If it's his, said the absent minded man, "why don't you let him havo It?" Punch. Finishing Her Education. "In tho old days a genteel school taught a young lady how to tread a measure, to courtesy, how to nter a room." "And now?" "Now sho Is taught how to mix a cocktail and tell a fow smoking-room stories." That's Human. All kindly humor makes a hit With men of sense; But few of us care much for wit At our expense. Boarding House Repartee. He was ono ot thoso fresh young fellows, given to the uso ot bromld lsms and stale slang. At tho break fast table, desiring tho milk, he ex claimed: "Chase the cow down thl way, please." "Here, Jane," said tho landlady: "take tho cow down to where tho call is bawling." Heading Htm Off. "'Hcavon lies about us in our la fancy.' Now " "So docs our fathor. Wero you, go ing to tell mo something smart that your Uttlo boy had said?" "All I havo to say to you, sir, lv good-day I" ERUPTION DISFIGURED FACE Lock Box 35, Maurlco, la. "In th spring ot 1911 our little daughtor, ag fivo years, had a breaking out on hor Up and part of hor cheok that ire took for ringworm. It resembled a largo ringworm, only It differed la that it was covered with watery blis ters that Itched and. burned terribly, made worso by her scratching It. Then tho blisters would break through; nnd let out a watery Bubstanco. Sho was very cross and frotful whllo sho had it and had very llttlo rest at night. Whon tho eruption was at lt worst the teacher of tho school Bont her homo and would not allow her to attend until tho disfigurement of hor faco was gono. "I wroto and received a sample ot Cuticura Soap and Ointment, which wo used according to directions, and; they gavo instant relief, so wo bought somo moro. It gradually grew better. Wo kopt on using Cuticura Soap and Ointment and In three or four montha tho child was entirely cured." (Signed) Mr. Honry PrlnB, Oct. 22, 1912. Cuticura Soap and Ointment sold) throughout tho world. Sample of oacb, free.with 32-p. Skin Book. Address posU card "Cuticura, Dopt. L, Boston." Adr Contrary Effect. "Hasn't this been raw weather?" "Yes, and it is odd, considering how; well it has been roasted." invalids and omi.imnN bonld be Riven OIAOUE'S KJIUI-SION' t atrenittben uio budjr Mover fall. All druggist. A man is soon forgotten after ho Is dead, unless you happen to marry his widow. PNETJMATICA STOrS YOUIt PAIK orbreaks upyuarcold lnuno bonr. ll'smarvolcraa. Used ezUrnaUr All drugglsta, 25 ccnta. Adr. A man may have to go to jail In or der to get the living tho world owca him. A simple remedy against coughs and all throat irritations are Dean's Mentholated Cough Drops 5c at all good Druggists. Many a man has killed himself from, overwork inventing labor-saving ma chinery. Mrs.Wlnslow'8 Sootbing Syrup for Children teething, softens tbc gums, reduces inflammai tlou.allays pain, cures wind college u bottleJM The Reason. "Mabel is always In a pet." "That's why Bhe Isn't ono." Baltl. moro American. WESTERN CANADA NOW BSnHHOiHHHHWI Tho orraortunitv of securincr free homesteads of 160 acres oach, ands the low priced lands of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, will soon havo passed. Canada offers a hearty wolcomo to tha Settlor, to the man with a familv looking for a homo : to tha farmer's son, to tho renter, to all who wisn to nvo uuuur umber (.uuuiuuus, Canada's grain yield In 1913 is tho talk of tho world. Luxuriant Grasses givo cheap fodder for largo herds; cost of raising and fattening for market i3 a trifle. Tho sum realized for Beef. Butter, Milk and Cheeio will pay fifty per cent on the Investment. Writo for literature and partic ulars as to reduced railway rates to Superintendent of immigration, Ottawa, Canada, or to W. 8. NETHERY Interurban Bids. Columbus, Ohio Canadian QoTemment Act. Your Liver Is Clogged Up That's Why You're Tired Out of Sort Havo No Appetite. CARTER'S LITTLE, LIVER PILLS will put you right in a few days. They do. their duty.. CureCon-l Etination. I Biliousness, Indigestion and Sick Headache SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE. 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