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Many Others Will Submit Their rein
Claims-Gatherings to Nominate thel
Next President Probably Will Be to j
Early in June. gret
Washington.-The national commilt- heti
tees of the two political parties are arm
already beginning to prepare for next that
year's presideatial campaign. The por
first actual step by either of the old thei
party committees will be to select a tha
convention city. Each committee will dur
do this at a meeting which will be
held here about the middle of De- T
cember. Having decided where the nun
convention will be held, as well as in
the convention date, each committee the
will issue the formal call for the con- for
vention. Custom dictates that the istE
party that Is not represented by the 18.(
occupant of the White House shall ,,mu
hold its convention first, and unless thr
this custom shall be disregarded the con
Republicans will meet at least one of
week, and probably two weeks, In ad- for
vance of the Democrats. the
In 1916 the conventions were held ing
about two weeks earlier than ever be
fore, the Republicans meeting on June wil
9 at Chicago and the Democrats on neI
June 14 at St. Louis, and the represent- ale
atives of the parties seem to like the grE
idea of getting the nominations out the
of the way early in June. So it is gen- hol
erally assumed members of the na- del
tional committees say, that the con- of
ventions next year will be over by the fit
middle of June, or soon thereafter. foi
Many cities already have let It be me
known that they would like to enter- I
tain one or both of the old party
conventions. Chicago and St. Louis
have come to be known as favorite wi
political convention cities, and the pol- e
iticians express the view that it is al- ne
together likely that one of these cit- sti
les and possibly both of them will be mE
favored next year. be
Among the cities from which the tal
party chairmen have received Invita- tic
tions which they will submit to the Pu
December meetings are Cleveland, In- tr
dianapolis, Minneapolis, Kansas City co
and Denver. At least two Pacific p
coast cities, Los Angeles and Port- be
land, have indicated that they will in In
due time let it be known that they Ni
also will extend invitations. tie
Chosen City Must Pay the Bill. bE
The city that takes care of a na- to
tional political convention must oblti- bE
gate itself to pay the bills of the con
vention. This rule has been followed re
for a good while. This does not mean bE
that the city becomes responsible for ai
the hotel bills or other expenses of ei
the delegates, but it does mean that it le
must provide fhe hall free of cost and ti
take care of the legitimate expenses vi
of the national committee. The situa- pJ
tion is usually met by the city turn- se
Ing over to the national committee a ir
cash sum sufficent to cover the le- n
gitimate convention expenses. b
Next year's conventions will contain
the same number of delegates that sat ti
in the conventions in 1918. The num- xn
ber of delegates from each state sla
based on the number of senators and a
representatives the state has in con- a
pgeel, and although a new censuq will 0
be taken in January next year, the re- t
apportionment for congressional pur- a
poses will not be made in time to at- c
feet the political conventions.
Reducing Army to Peace BasIs.
The army of the United States t
has been reduced to almost its
normal strength. It now numbers
about 840.000 men and 28,000 ole
ers. The high water mark of the war
was rbached November 11, last year,
the day that the armistice was signed,
when the payroll of the army contain
ed the names of 8,e70,888 men. A bill
signed by the president the other day
provides that there shall not be more i
than 18,000 commissioned ofcers from
October 8, 1919, until June 80, 1920.
This means that 10,000 officers must
be let out. The legislation which the
president has just approved also au
thorizes the secretary of war to re
tain such offiers as may be necessary
in grades above their present rank.
Diffclt as the process of building
up the army has been, the tearing
down and shaping into a peace time
organization is a more d6ffcult mat
ter. The dificulties of adjustment have
been increased by the uncertaintles as
to the tfture military pollcy of the
government, the inadequacy of pay la
the face of the high cost of living and
the failure of all classes to realize
that economles must be promptly met.
In peace there cannot be permitted
the latitude in the use of ofcers that
is necessary in war and the rank and
promotion of oefcers must be governed
by consideration of length of service,
experience and general value to the
military establtshment as well as a0
accomplishmlents darig the war.
Ten Thousand Must Go.
In antleipatol of the peassage of
the bill providing for 18,000 odlcers,
the war departuent allotted this apPm
ber of oiemer to various commands
and ailltary acitvti ofat the arirr at
home and abroad. The total npmbei
t ofmcers that may be retained by any
econand or uetteitd 8b the timu be.
tug was fxed and the commandliag a.
c-r of these orgainsations were direc
ted to aselct, from the oeficrs under
their command. a suficent number of
temporary officers who, with their reg
ular officers, will complete their quota
of the 18,000. These selections are well
under way and it will be necessary
that the discharge from the service of
all temporary officers not so selected
for retention, be accomplished before
November 1, 1919.
This means the discharge within the
next five weeks of approximately 10.
000 emergency officers, most of whom
desire to remain in the service but for
whom there are no vacancies under
the law. In determining the manner
in which temporary officers are to be
retained, the department has been
guided by the consideration that the
immediate commanders know best the
relative merits of the officers under
their command and are best qualifiedl
to judge which officers will be of the
greatest value to the military estah
lishment for the particular work to
be accomplished by this establishment
between now and June 30, 1920. The
army has important work to do before
that date. and the retention of tem
porary officers must be based upon
their fitness to do this work rather
than as a reward for their services
during the war.
Ranks Must Be Readjusted.
The war department has fixed the
number of officers that there may be
in each grade of the 18,000 officers.
thereby terminating the opportunlty
for extensive promotion that has ex.
isted during the war. In getting thi
'18.000 officers into these grades, there
must be sacrifices of rank and pay
throughout the service; a necessary
consequence of readjusting the rank
of officers from that held in a military
force having 200,000 officers to those
they can properly hold in a force hav
Sing only 18,000 officers.
The temporary officers to be retained pa
will be largely applicants for perma- lT
nent appointment. These officers ace
along with all others have reached! th
e grades in the large army raised durins Lin
the war that they cannot expect tc ed
Ihold in the small peace-time force. A 'C
determination of the decrease in rank a0
tof these officers in order to properly travi
e fit them into the new commissioned tra
eforce will be made by the war depart- M
e ment and announced in orders. of
yMuch Treaty Legislation Needed. f
I Ratification of the treaty of peaceT
with Germany will not end the
i responsibility of congress in con- F
nection with the pact. There Will
t still remain the question as to how nu- re
1 merous provisions of the treaty are to 8
be administered. It is reasonably cer- th
Stain that congress, in enacting legisla-,
tion that will be necessary in order to
10 put into effect many provisions of the or
n. treaty so far as the United States is ti(
ty concerned, will see to it that broad
Ic powers are retained by the legislative i
. body, or at least by the senate. Assum- TI
In 'lg that the treaty, with the League of Li
SNations covenant included, will be rati- m
fled with certain reservations, it will m
be necessary for the United States of
.a to have representatives on a large num- t
It. ber of international tribunals.
, The treaty is silent as to how these tr
ad representatives of the government shall of
an be appointed. Should congress fall to g
'or act, the president would appoint in m
of every instance. But congress, so the t
it leaders in the two houses say, has no
ad thought of failing to act. It will pro
ies vide, through legislation, if present
is- plans are cakrried out, that all repre
n- sentatives of the United States on the g
a international tribunals shall be nomi- Ut
le- nated by the president and conflrmed o
by the senate.
tin When the treaty goes into effect a
mat there will be opened up an entirely g
im- new feld of international activty. It a
is is a field that will call for trained 7
Lad men of the best type. Congress will d
on- fx the salaries of these men and will,
1'll of course, have to appropriate money
'-to meet the expenses of the United
ur- States in participating in the numer
* one new international activities. t
Will Require Many Experts. t
a There will have to be a mixed arbi- I
Ites tral tribunal established between each j
its of the allied and associated powers on i
iers the one hand and Germany on the B
offi- other within three months after the i
war ratification of the treaty. Each of these
ear, tribunals is to consist of three mem
3ed, bers. The nlted States will, in case
sin- the treaty is ratified, appoint one mem
bill ber of the tribunal which is to repre
7y sent it, Germany will appoint one mem
lore ber, and the two thus appointed will
rom choose the third. There will also have I
* to be created a permanent commission I
m which will advise the conncll of the
the League of Nations on military, naval I
an- and air qnestlons. It will also be nec
~'essary for the United States to name <
' members of more than a score of other
k. commissions that are to deal with
ding problems rowing out of the war.
ring A typical commission is the one pro
ime vided for to deal with the Saar bapin.
nat- This commission, it will be recalle& Is
lave to consist of ive members chosenlby
a * the council of the League of Nations
the and.will include one citizen of France,
in one native inhabitant of the Saar ba
and sin, not a citizena of France, and three
alize members belonging to three countries
iet. other than France or Germany. In
Itted this particular case the treaty does not
that say specifically that the United States
and must be represented, but it Is taken for
redd granted that it will be. In nearlyr -
vfce, ery other case in which a commission
the is provided for the United States is
8t0 mentioned as one of the countries that
must be represented.
Congress will also have to deal with
S -o the mandatories. Il, a is generally
ca'. derstood, this government agrees to
pmln lok after the Armenians, congress
snds will have to say how the government
Vat ballgo about thbs Therelsalsopro.
abet vision In the League of Nations coy
any enant fo' a permanent commission
be- ~ itst to rebelve and examihe all
offi* the annual reports ot the mandatorles
Irec- provided for under the treaty, and
4der the United Slates is to be repreebot.
ir Of ei~bom thlscm ts e io~n.
SI'. Haid a Different Ambition.
When William Wilberfore, the re.
trmer, was a adidate for puella
meat his siter, as amiable anti wittt
yeOng lady, otwer h the eoaplimezt ot
a new sowa 4 the w.ee or
those tremen whe r+oed tot her
brother, on wbdle she was salste wit
a cry oi "Ial WIIbert cs th
whoa she aIbumnsta bherinw
thank you, gmqttridahfP: I ;
age waP4 b }.ate: r ill
Aniother Oouin.
A, Mdtt Angelono bot had spent ow
eal weeks in the Nast whe newest
famIlies o tio bed who wire
vey *ond of comepmad ýcase tli -d
Anae nie u tc o th ak.b vhat
a~g~euasat one.
iho 46W me I It momb
toywas, t*Abg r
dte woib me:.ý sto
IL i ha d
When Do We Eatt
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Coast to Coast Flying Sched- th
ule Takes 45 Hours' Ac- les
tual Going Time.
Mineola, N. Y.-Steering by com- ind
pass and flying at an average of near- er
ly two miles a minute, 5,400 miles e
across the continent and return, g
through snow, fog, clouds, and rain,
Lieutenant Melvin W. Maynard land
ed on Roosevelt Field Mineola, 1:50 cr(
o'clock Saturday afternoon, the first la
aviator to finish in the army's great th
transcontinental air race and reliabil
ity test. He carried as passengers du
Muaster Electrician William E. Kline th
of Harrisburg, Pa., whom he described fub
as "deserving the greatest credit," and ab
Trixie, a Belgian police dog. dar
Figures compiled by the American da
Flying Club show that Lieutenant fa
Maynard's actual flying time on theo
return trip was 24 hours, 45 minutes, in
8 seconds; only a few minutes less
than his unofficial flying time on his
westbound trip. dP
Under the rules of the contest, how- di
ever, time spent betweek control sta
tions must be counted in the actual pj
flying time as computed by the army vt
in deciding the winner of the race.
This means that the eighteen hours 1
Lieutenant Maynard spent changing
motors in a cornfield in Wahoo, Neb.,
where he was forced down because
of a broken crank shaft, will be added
to his official flying time. The unof-i
ficikil total elapsed time on the return
trip was 92 hours 32 minutes 48 sec- al
onds. Including three days spent in 8
San Franoisco, the round trip was t
L made in approximately ten days and u
five hours.
t Grain Dealers Close Meeting.
St. Louis, Mo.-Resolutions opposing
e government ownership of railroads,
- the Plumb' plan, government licensing
I of interstate business, and urging an d
investigation of the federal trade com- c
t mission to ascertain whether it is still a
r useful to the government, were adopt-.
t ed at the closing session of the Grain I
a Dealers' National Association Thtu
I day.
d Eliminating Hazards.
SAustin, Tex.-Tabulation of reloca
tions of the highways in Denton Coun
ty received at the state highway de
I- partment this week show that all 1
IbI grade crossings and dangerous turns
a have been eliminated. There has been E
e a saving of thirteen miles by the new
"e locations. Fourteen grade croesings
e and 186 dangerous turns have been I
" eliminated.
William Waldorf Astor Dead.
SLondon.-Viscount Astor of Haver 4
11I Castle died of heart disease on Sat
re urday morning. He had been failing:
a in health a year. Through Viscount
le Astor's wish his body will be cre
al mated and it is understood his ashes
c- will be placed in the private chapel
se of his one-time country home, Cive
er den, at Taplow, Bucks, now occupied
th Iby Waldorf Astor.
on Duck Season Opens.
in. Austin, Tex. - The duck season
1s opened Thursday morning. The bag
by limit is twenty-five per day. Ducks
n or other water fowl can not be shot
a' from a power boat, sailboat or air.
'a- plane. The last is a federal regulation
e and United States game wardens have
es been instructed to enforce it.
lot Ratifles the Peace Treaty.
Vienna.-The Austrian national as
g. sembly Friday ratified the peace treaty
a at St. Gernain.
bat Alfonso Signs Decree.
Madrid, Spain.-Klnt Altonso baa
Iii signed decrees establishing an air
11 mail service suppressing the Spanish
to embassies at Vienna an9 Petrograd
and creating legatimes at Warsmw, VI
ut emma,. Belgrade and Prague.
on Motor Registratlen increase.
all Austin, Te.-Registration of motor
Ia vehicles in Texas to date has reached
ad a total of 311,188, a gan of 1808 dpr.
0t lUg the past week.
Mere DImsit Tadi
We easy far eam eme b bonrse
alVM*, but whe it es be bomeym
pre 151 ~otrlMus'wd. *5S OU
ilast~YIIIC~P stars element,
3e magThsaebt. *
.i .a~dse
.t ; uusuay~4
Relief in Movement of State son
Wheat Crop Asked by Hobby the
Austin, Tex.--Governor Hobby has GeO
wired Walker D. Hines, director gen- G
eral of railroads, asking for relief in do
the movement of the wheat crop, say- Bu
ing millions of bushels will spoil un
less it is given transportation. The me
governor's wire follows: for
"The condition in the wheat belt in gr4
Texas at this time in relation to the Fil
movement of wheat and other grain is to
indeed serious. Pursuant to the gov- the
ernment's request for increased acre- ba
age of wheat, the people of Texas po
have produced an exceptionally large au
crop. Machinery for harvesting the of
crop is short, thrashing has been de- the
layed, and a, large quantity of the ral
thrashed grain is unprotected on the ad
ground, due to the fact that the pro- ag
ducers were not prepared to handle ,su
the crop of this magnitude and to the to
further fact that they have been un- cri
able to procure lumber to build gran.
aries. The usual wet fall is seriously on
damaging the present crop, and unless vo
facilities for expeditious movement be
are furnished, millions of bushels of
the crop will be wasted, thus caus
ing a serious financial loss to the pro- a
ducers, who have been for three years be
past victims of an unprecedented gr
drought. I am informed that an em- ot
- bargo has been in effect during the m
past sixty days and that practically Pt
none of this crop is moving. I am w
very anxious indeed to get some re- th
lief for those who are c6ncerned, and gi
I consider it a matter not only of im- liI
portance to Texas, but to the whole I re
world, in view of the shortage of' si
Sfeedstuff and as a start toward the bi
reduction of the high cost of living. in
Will you not give this matter your g,
attention and advise me if there is
s any relief in sight, and you will have
the thanks of the people of Texas and
a myself." tl
aredevil Aviator g
g Victim of White Plague
g GREENVILLE, S. C.-Rodman Law fl
a died at the government hospital at o
4 Camp Sevier Tuesday of pulmonary i1
11 affection. Law was noted for his
t "daredevil" feats and was a brother of e
U Ruth Law, the aviatrix.
o- Law was 34 years of age. He had
been a patient in the United States 1
public health service hospital at Sev- r
ter for several months, having been
a sent there from Kelly Field, Texas. f
a- At Kelly Field in 1918 Law leaped
S5000 feet in a parachute from an air
a plane. He also permitted himself to
be shot out of an improvised cannon, i
sustaining severe burns. Among oth
o er notable feats were his leap off the I
'Brooklyn bridge, a parachute jump
8 from the 31st story of a New York a
n building, a jump in a parachute front
the Statue of Liberty and sensation. i
at balloon and motorcycle stunts. He
had many spectacular escapes from
er death.
Lt- Law was born in Massachusetts, but
ig most of his life was spent in New I
at York, Chicago and in Texas. As a
re- patient at the Camp Sevier /hospital,
es he was believed to be improving and
el he had planned to leap in a parachute
re- from a mile high airplane at the 30th
ed division reunion, but hospital author
itles dissuaded him.
Henry B. Irving, Actor, Dies,
London.-Henry B. Irving, the actor
manager, died in London Friday afttr
a long illness due to a nervous break
down. Henry Brodribb Irving was
born in London in 1870, the eldest
son of the late Sir Henry Irving, the
famous actor.
Large Pecan Crop.
s- Locekhart, Tex.- Caldwell County
sty has the largest crop of pecans that it
has made in many years.
8enate Adopts Resolution.
's Washington.- Without debate or
·" record vote the senate Friday adopted
ash house joint resolution authorizing
the secretary of agriculture to issue
Vi on Nov 2 ia supplementary cotton esti
mate as for Oct. 25, next.
Price of Shoes Will Remain High.
or0 Chicago, Ill-Shoe prices will re
ed main high, according to predictions
ILr nadg at the National Council of Tan.
ners' convention Thursday.
Proedstioa of Jade.
Praetlesily all the jade new mined
comses fram hra., thoasg Kew Zem
I land is a predicer bf some note. China
mtake practcaly the.emtihe eotpst In
Uarmn the prtlegeo mnaintg it has
teem held by the am. ildisa er San
tiobe Ler many genamarea
wnas te ashausm.
A seumment tooith is asethldty
*r361 af Sw t~ t * t .ses tsmse t
-agti" ~SCll3~ll~I;~~l
Next Meeting in England
Officers Elected and
Resolutions Passed.
New Orleans, La.-The world cotton
conference came into permanent or
ganization Thursday when a report
submitted by the committee on organ
ization was adopted. Sir A. Herbert
Dixon of Manchester, England, chair.
man of the British delegation to the
cenference, was elected president, and
the recommendation made that the
next conference be held in England
in 1921.
Other officers were elected as fol.
General secretary, Rufus R. Wilson,
Boston; assistant secretary, Frank Na
smith, England; treasurer for Euro
pean members, Sir James Hope Simp
son; for the United States, W. Irving
Bullard, Boston; vice presidents for
the United States, Fuller E. Callaway,
La Grange, Ga.; England, Edward B.
Orme and John Smithers; France,
SGeorge Badern; Belgium, Count Jean
de Hemptinne; Switzerland, Herman
Bushler; Italy, Giorgio Mylius.
The recommendation by American
members of the group on financing
foreign credits and exports that con
Sgress place at the disposal of the War
9 Finance Corporation sufficient funds
s to permit the corporation to finance
the exportation of at least 1,000,000
bales of cotton was adopted. It was
s pointed out that the government had
e authorized the extension of $1,000,000
8 of credit to finance exports through
I- the agency of the War Finance Corpo- -
e ration, and the committee recommend.
eod the purchase of foreign securities
Sagainst debentures which would be is
e sued and sold in this country in order
e to get away from short term banking
Scredits and stabilize rate of exchange.
SRecommendations of the growers,
y embodied in fourteen points, were
ivoted against in the general committee
t because of the objection of certain
Sgroups to several of the points. It was
agreed fully, however, that the rules -
rs be suspended and that points in the the
d growers' recommendations not previ- pr
a. ously killed at the general committee p
1e meeting be voted on. As a result all
ly points in growers' recommendations le
m were adopted except those condemning
e the sale of cotton on call, favoring B
id gin compression, condemning gamb
1- ling in cotton and other necessities;
le recommending that tare should con
of sist only of the actual weight of the vc
e bagging and ties of the bale, and urg
g,"ing closer co-operation between the a
mgrower and spinner. t
is Foreign spinners objected to the B
ofth ri
e condemning of the sale of cotton on
ad call, declaring it was necessary that c
they should be allowed to purchase
their cotton in that way. The ginners'a
group objected to the gin compression
recommendation. Because "gambling" ~
E~ was not defined the bankers' group
voted against that feature of the
recommendation, explaining that the
futures market was a necessary part
at of the cotton industry and that dealing
ry in cotton futures had often been class- o:
of ed as gambling. w
The recommendations of the grow- ft
ed or' committee which were unanimous* I1
te ly approved after a suspension of the 11
. rules follow: 11
ion "Diversification of crops urged.
Country damaged recognized as an in- tl
ied excusable economic loss.
ria- "Storage warehouses urged. 5
to "Twelvemonth marketing system for fi
on, .farmers recommended. P
ith- "Formation of the American Export b
the Financing Corporation indorsed.
np "Tagging of each bale with the name
Jrk and address of grower urged. 1
oni "Opposing price-fixing by govern
on- ment.
He "Opposing embargo and restrictions
om oa cotton in times of peace.
"Demanding a price for cotton cor
but ering cost of production and allow Il
Few fair profit."
' Still Counting War Lose.
ute London.-British merchant vessels
0th lost through enemy actions during the
aor- war totalled 7,759,090 gross tons, it
was officially announced Thursday.
Frenoh Army Demobilized.
It. Paris.-The demobilization of the
ter French army, it is announced, is yin
sak- tually completed, 101,000 officers and
w,, 4,322,000 men having been mustered
e4 out.
Patterson Appeals Case.
Austin, Tex.-Appeal has beeu filed
In the Court of Criminal Appeals in
the case of N. C. Patterson from Tar
nty rant County, convicted of the murder
r it of Emmett Morison November 8,
Body of Balloon Observer Feund.
or Detroit, Mich.-The body picked up
Wednesday off Cape Hurd, Lake Hl
ron, by Eagle boat 4, has been ident
asue ifled as that of Observer Verheyden,
sti- who, with Captain Dammana, has been
missing since their ballon was found
wrecked off Cove Light October 4.
e-.. New italian Envoy to United Statee,
ions Rome.-Baron Romano Avesuane Is
Tan* to be appointed Italian ambassador to
the United States
Tkere in a greataess Ia belag gamn.r
he l~··-_~abr·~
hias , se ther is on1 stinpi jJustUe
In uatistPlag creditors. Gieroestj is
hasa part ef the sout raised ahoy. the
*hast Lack "Nenmng" amos.
_ anagt bbsosh bitsl ae sub,
as- oily seed *r tweitig.
munds SO b are ilrb sp h bp teog
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The First nr RU-N
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UPeruna has
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compelled to take to to
days. The irst bottle
Rele gave relief andbe
so keep it in the house r
encies, I conlslder 7s'W.
free from catark of the
the trouble from
W rites tetob bt~
f its fered for so longr
this rmd.
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Oil of Anise, Fennel, Caraway, Coriander, Glycera,
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medical skill can devise. If it were possible to improve ttw
mula it would be done regardless of the fact that a botll
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The only man who dares to give
the star actor any back talk is the I
prompter. f
The more some people tell you the
less you remember.
Bond's Liver Pills
WIll Set You Right
Are you bilious, constipated and ner
vous? Do you have frequent spells of
headache and indigestion?
Then, go to your druggist and ask for
a 25c bottle of. Bond's Liver Pills and
know what it means to be tree of all
those ills.
Bond's Liver Pills are mild. They go
right to the spot and correct the
trouble without causing pain or dis
comfort. Sold by all good druggists in
S2c bottles.-Adv.
"Animal" Had a Strange Fascination
for the Thirsty Easterners of
a Century Ago.
The present prohibition law is much
more stringent than was the dry law
of Massachusetts of 100 years ago,
when the "Striped Pig" gained its
fame. At that time the law read that
liquor could not be secure, save in
15-gallon lots. That gave the "pig"
its chance.
An enterprising resident attended
the military muster on the Readville
fair grounds, and established a side
show. A banner before the tent
flaunted the likeness of a red and black
pig, which, a sign said, could be seen
for four pence. Many men went in
to see the strange animal, and returned
many times. As the law did not pro
hibit the exhibitor from giving away
liquor he gave each patron a generous
glass of the forbidden drink from a
large stock he had laid in. The "Striped
Pig" became famous over night. Songs
were written about the animal, a bev
erage was named after it, and a bur
Slesque play in New York adopted the
absurd title.
Asking a Favor of a Flyer,
Small Boy (to airman)-"If you be
a-goin' up, sur, would ye zee if ye
t can find Billy's kite driftin' about, wot
'e lorst larst Toosday?"
The cost of ballug bi
has more than dosblel k
few years.
If you paid a
prescription, you wagdi
thing that would gae
for Croup, Catarh,
Throat, than VAC
only costs 25c in in
Write for Semail`
Prices. Beware of
Vacher, Inc., New
Something fer
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stepped from the
eral building.
"Hub?" returned
the elevator man.
"How much?' agal
as he pulled a largep
his pocket.
"What for?' W
"Why, for the rilk
floor?" said the
Wadleigh thought '
did, so replield:
will cover It."
The man reached i
got the amount
"Say, where are yS
have to pay for
elevator pilot asked:..
"My name is
Aaron Peterson, 8ta .
South Dakota for t
"My sister's child
tened Carl John
to be there," elUba
L Rank by
STwo negroes Wir
B piece of timber.
- the job."
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S"Who yoo-aUll
other demanded.'
you kin boss me
"Sure I kin,". .1
e "Mah name is
a "Huh! da!t'
t second son of the
name is Sam
A Saver to .:
adeliqht to the
Do as your
doing and cut
cost of living by
Instead of coffe&
No Raise In
5OCup'lnIM 3Q9-1-O"Cup
Made Ib
CdaeoM b Cersak.M `.
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