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TUESDAY, ATJOTJTST 23, 1905.
ELECTED MAYOR OF PLAYGROUND CITY AFTER A HOT CONTEST BOYS OF NEW YORK TENEMENT DISTRICT TO RULE IN NEW YORK PLAY GROUND—GIRLS NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE AT THIS UNIQUE ELECTION AND THEY SHOW THEIR DISPLEASURE—LIVELY CANVASSING BEFORE BALLOTS DROPPED—BOYS TO BE POLICEMEN—A BRIGHT NEW IDEA. MAYOR NAT KASK. NKW YORK, Auk. 22. ]p the heart of the thickly congested lower East side s new municipality has arisen. Its growth has been almost like that Of boom towns in the west that Spring up in a night. Hoys constitute the citizens of this playground city. Otrls may visit and play there, hut hoys alone (ill the offices and run the government, These lads are sons of Immigrants who have come to this country within the last few years. Their fathers prise the right to vote as the most precious privilege that has come to them In the new land. So, like father like son. these youthful Bast Blders have longed for the privilege of u\'ng the ballot, Their time came when Hamilton Irish park, a big play ground, was opened in the heart of -'-lie tenement district. The park has been given Into the care of the youngsters and they rule It as thought it were their own. Daniel T, Kelly, supervisor of play grounds, originated the novel plan. Ills idea was to have a tegular city government, with all tlie ottiees held by hoy frequenters of the park. Thus there should he added to their games a lesson in practical polities, Nathan Kase was chosen mayor at nn (lection that for spirit and hust ling would have done credit lo Tam many. There were also elected a president of the council, controller.! five presidents of the different bor oughs and Lii diminutive city fath ers. K.iso's opponent was Sam Me lltscr, who run on an anti-corruption platform. Pure party politics was the Kase slogan. For days before the election the young campaigners canvassed every tenement house In the neighborhood or the playground. The older people became as tensely partisan aa those or tender years, and the respective merits ~r the different candidates were discussed by the tailors bending • Over their work In tha heated sweat shops, by the hundreds of push cart Owners, Htid the mothers over their tubs and in the little kitchens, The little girls of the neighbor hood took on decidedly haughty airs. Equal suffrage was talked of but not extended to them. "Perhaps we'll lei the girls vote next time," was the meditative re sponse of Mayor Kase, after the polls were closed 'They ain't much good In sports, but I heir ballots w ill count." aii the day that the little white pieces of paper fluttered down Into the ballot boxes the feminine por tion of Hamilton Irish park, al least the younger part of It, gathered In scornful groups on the Outside of tho park fence and jeered at their brothers. They were no I to be en tirely outdone by the more fortu nate sex, nnd at least they could bear n banner. Utile girls, tall gills, fil girls, thin girls, girls who were iv rags and those who were neatly froeked and their hair ideated into stiff tlghl braids, paraded on election day, and this was the Incendiary statement thai their blue banner •ore i "Women has rites, "And we have rose in our might, "The ban,l that rooks the cradle rules the world." But tho boys never even knew that they were there. The day of the election was damp. It poured all day, but thai did not matter to the enthusiastic lads who were exercising their masculine pre rogative for the llrst lime. There were some sluggards, bill the ward workers of tho various candidates were soon „„ hand to drag them from their beds. True grown-up parly methods were also resorted to by too partisan fol lowers. One lad was found trying to stuff the ballot box. while another attempted the repeating act in voting under a falsa name. One youngster Insisted thnt he had been assured that he would be made commissioner of police If bo delivered SAM MELITeUSR, Defeated Candidate for Mayor. I 100 votes for Nat Kase. Hut the suc cessful candidate, when the returns were announced, boldly declared that fhe had never made any ante-election I promises. The hoys who have been elected to office are expected to aid In the care of the park and to superintend the play of the smaller chaps. The presidents of the various bo roughs are leaders in the different field sports while before the council all mailers relating to the good government of the playground city will he brought with the mayor as head of all. The playground city Is to be policed by 2n cops, who will report to the 1 imlsslonor of police. This is a much sought office and any number of utile fellows have their sparkling eyes yearningly upon it. for the chief Is to be an exceptional tlgure In that he will wear a real silver badge, One of the gifts in the hands of Mayor Kase Is that of chief of police and he Is beßleged for the job. Superior Kelly and Commissioner of Parks Pallas Will probably extend the plan to other parks and, in the end, organize a state f./. ni of gov I ernment, I ©hue* BsMj St>@wjo The Scheme of Mrs. Armytage Stubbornness of Man Avails But li.ttle Before the Power of Woman's Will. By Alfred Blade. (Copyright, 1908, b y th,- Newspaper Bnterprige Association, i Armytage waa what his friends called eccentric, and hie relatives condemned aa queer, it was only iii n alight ,iegi that Armytage'a eccentricity showed it self in hla wi iiluge, But hla queerness waa principally noticeable in hla clothes, which were, t» say the least of It, absolutely dls graocful. He was not mean at all; everything his wife wanted, or only th.MiKiii she wanted, he gave her at onoe. when she passed down the street other women would rush t,. the windows and gage through the curtains; and as soon as she had turned the corner they w0,,1,1 withdraw will, a sigh and break their hearts all the after noon trying to cop, her hat. This elegan >nly m ole the con- trast of Armytage all the more dis tressing by 1,,.,- side n e appeared dingy lo the last degree, Armytage was in no way disconcerted; his cos- tume was part "f his philosophy. He passed off the matter thus: "My clothes ari' baggy, granted; but they are at least comfortable. 1 wear n flannel shirt; it does not .heck the circulation of my blood, and my neck Is nt ease. My boots are roomy; I can walk in miles without feeling it, and I never suffer from corns. I like a soft felt hat; there are no red rims around my forehead, nor signs of my hair falling off," II was In vain that Mrs Armytage protest.,l. She told him he was a dlsgraos to the honored profession of literature that he belonged to; he Said be knew it already, She averred thai i pie aii laughed at him; he answered that he was glad lo be ~ cause of BUCh Innocent enjoyment. Ho sin' was forood to resort to strategy; nml after many headachy sfternoona of contemplation at laal hit on a plan. Bvery Friday Army tags took lunch with one of his Pill tors. Ills wife timed him, ami one morning followed him; lum inal while ho lunched, in another restaurant near; B/alted till he was OOtUlOg home SHOW MEN ORGANIZE DETROIT, Mich., Aug. 22.— The annual convention , f the Michigan state Detail Shoe Dealers' associa tion opened ils session here this morning with n large attendance. Besides members from various parts ill' this stale delegates from similar organizations in Wisconsin and other, states were present with a view of conferring with the Michigan shoe men concerning the formation of a national organisation, There is a. strong feeling in favor or such a national organization and it is be lieved the convention Which opened here this morning will take the initi ative iv Starting the movement. Norway Is likely to form a repub lic. Now is tin- time to subscribe for the storthing Record, and had got nearly as far as Som erset House Then she looked about for an in nocent accomplice, iv which fortune —or was it providence? -helped her considerably. For an esteemed house holder of Tooting had come that morning to search the records of births; he had brought his eldest son up for the outing, which youth, a pre- COCioua prig of 10, was walking up and down outside, where he had been THH TRAFFIC was COMPLKTKLY BLOCK BD. about an hour, ami wax likely to re main for another. Mrs. Armytage addressed him. ami ■I lily got oognlaanoe of those faels: ami OOtttlnulnf her talk In a mothorly way, al last K i n |„|,, con . Bdenoe "Would >"U like In ,|,i ~„. ~ tavorT" she Hid. •Yes," ktammeleil Hie oilier, If It is nothing wrong, you know." "Of course not," with a smile. "I want you tn help me in my work of charity. I see so much misery around me In the streets, and I do my hest to relieve it. |j u t where a lady is alone with these poor rough men that she seeks to assist It is sometimes embarrassing, You must feel that, I am sure." "Certainly," answered the goose from Tooting, with the air of much superior knowledge. "May 1 make you, then, my al moner? See, here arc some coppers; you musf distribute them among the poor persons you think deserving." "I will do so with pleasure; it is our duty to relieve the sufferings of others." "What a good young man you ale! Why, look! here comes a poor man to commence oa. How wretchedly he is clad, and how hungry he looks! I am sure you can not find a more worthy object for our charity. Now I must go." Armytage sailed Into view; his Clothes seemed more disreputable than ever. He suddenly felt a press ure on his arm; It was the young gentleman from Tooting. "Poor man!" said he, in a sad, sympathetic voice, "here is a penny." Armytage beamed into a smile; quite abstractedly he took the penny the other held out. "What has brought you to this sad plight?" asked the agent'of charity. "Are you an incorrigible drunkard, or did you make one false step and have to go to jail?" Armytage looked round dazily. "What the " he commenced; but his benefactor interrupted him. "Do not thank me," he cried. "I only do my duty. Stay, here is an other penny; hut. T implore you, do not spend it in debauch." Armytage was trying to remember "Poor man'" she sighed, "do not lose heart. Here | s a little booklet I will leave you, 'A JSrand Plucked Prom the Burning; or the Repentant Housebreaker.' Yon must read It very carefully, and take it well to heart; it meets your case exactly." The traffic on the pavement was by this time completely blocked; pedes trians who were in a hurry had to pass into tlie road, where they im peded the omnibuses and seriously annoyed the cabmen. II was then that Armytage recov ered his presence of mind; hurling the money to the ground he said ns quietly as the consciousness that his sanity was slipping away would let him— "My good people, v | s not your fault you are not all In the bug house, though why you are not there Is certainly owing to tlie gross neglect of the authorities. I am no beggar," he cried. "Here, look at that!" And In conclusive proof he drew a handful of gold and silver from his pocket. The policeman's worst bus where he was; whether he was mad, or only dreaming. The crowd in creased; for it is astonishing where everyone is so busy and the world walks so fast, how many people can be found to stop and look at some thing that iloes not concern them in I lie least. "Poor fellow!" groaned one of the multitude. how hungry he looks! It's a long lime, 1 expect, since he has tasted food." Which fallacy Armytage's breath could at once have belied, but charity.l though It begins at home, never stops anywhere else afterward "Corns on, old man." said the mer chant who sold matches farther down the road, "you and me'll go and have a steak." ArmytSjge turned round wearily: "I hardly think." he remarked, ' tha; my intellect is equal to the strain of tlie conversation." uo.--i imidh io im commented a newsboy on the outskirts. "1 lay he's been a clergyman or something.'' "Or a barnstormer," said a sand wich man. Who had had a gooj deal of experience in bis way. A corpulent city man bustled up. "YOU come to my office tomorrow," be said, -and I'll give you a job as a light porter." and he left his card in tlie astonished author's out stretched hand, which still contained the two pennies a thin, pale-faced lady had found her way to the front. plclons were confirmed; he approach ed and tapped Armytage on the shoulder. "You had better come quietly, young man." "What for." asked Aunytage. "That money was not come by hon estly, you know." "Of course not; j am a literary man. Here's my card with my name ami address; and im going home now, so make room " "Not so fast," said the policeman, but he look the cud That altered the complexion id' affairs a little. The crowd dispersed grumbling. Armytage moved awdy at a pretty brisk rate. On tlie other side of the way Mrs. Armytage was m arly ohok-j Ing herself trying to Ihukli and drink lea at one and the same tiiKv The iirst tailor's shop to- cams t.»i Armytage went In. He was too press-! Sd to have a suit to measure ,ho I bought a complete outfit ready made, j His old things he told them to sink! In the river or send to the heathen] j and he walked home In hoots that pin. bed and a high hat that hurt and a coal so tightly buttoned that It greatly incommoded his respiration. flushed and 111 at ease be arrived at his own threshold, Miss Army tage ape Bed the door with s smile; with her own hand she helped him ; off. with his cuirass-like overcoat. "Why. Jack"' she cried. "how smart you look, quite military, 1 de clare' Come, you shall take me to the theater this evci Ing." And she drew him into dinner, and smiled again. And the more Army, tags thingfe of that smiie n,e more he is inclined to reg ret that be gave those clothes to the heathen. CONSVMFTION THREATENED — — •• • . i t.flra t I nger, 111 Maple street. Cham paign, 111. writes: "I was troubled with a hacking cough for a year nnd 1 thought I bad consumption 1 tried a meat many remedies and was under tlie cars oi physicians Tor Severn! months, 1 used one bottle ~f |.-, ,| ~%•'•'•» Honey and Tar It cured „„. ,„ , J base not been trouble I since" Bold by chas. McNab, 401 Riverside ave nue. ... THS SPOKANE PRESS W. H. DENISON, THE AM ICR I CAN WHO HAS ENTERED THE JAPANESE DIPLOMATIC SERVICE, AND A. SATO, KOMURAS GIFTED SPOKESMAN TO THE PRESS. FALL SCHEDULE FOR FOOT BALL GAMES SEATTLE, Aug. 22.—The Univer sity of Washington 'football schedule for the coming season is now prac tically complete, as follows: Octo ber 7, Whitworth college, Tacoma or Seattle, October 14. Whitman college, ■eattie; October 2s, University of Idaho, Moscow; November 2, Wash ington State college. Pullman; No vember 11, Sherman Institute (In dian), Seattle; November is. Univer sity of Oregon, Seattle; November 30, VETERAN SOLDIERS IIN SESSION BONNICAtrTLB, N V , Aug. 22.— The Soldiers' and Sailors' Association of Wayne County opened Its twenty third annual reunion here this morn ing. This morning there was an in formal gathering and in the afternoon memorial services will be held. At the meeting tomorrow Several prom inent speakers will address the vet erans. The reunion will hist all through the week. SUNDAY EXCURSION, ST. JOE The Northern Pacific will continue the Sunday excursions to St. Maries, Terrell's and St. Joe during the sum mer. Train will leave Spokane 8 a in. for Coeur d'Alene. Steamer Oak's leaving there on arrival of train for I a delightful ride across the lake and up the St Joe river, arriving at Per roll's about 2 p m . where stop of i 30 minutes v. 11l he made for dinner. Those preferring to d v> can take , lunch baskets and »ii lunch on the boat, Returning train will arrive BpokanS about j p. m. Pure for the round trip 11. HfISS LA RUE IS THE WINNER Miss Pearl La RU* recited a story ot her own composition and won the Damoreal medal last nlghl at the op— , a w n 'oi fill tonic for the su-k and gßtlcted del Strength, health and happiness by usi Hollieter s Rook) Mountain Tea this month. A braotng Pa mI I . me llclne. la cuts. Tog or Tablet! ■ 1,1 by IGASfORIA A m * W ■ SB sb mm * SB The Kind You Have Always Bought has borne the signa ture of Chas. H. Fletcher, and nas been made under his personal supervision for over 30 years. Allow no one to deceive you in this. Counterfeits, Imitations and I " Just-as-good" are but Experiments, and endanger tha health of Children-Experience against Experiment. What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drop 3 and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep. Tho Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend. The Kind Yon Have Always Bought In Use For Over 30 Years. THC CENTAUR COMPANY. TV MURRAY STREET. NEW YORK CITY. AIDES TO THE ENVOYS. Bears the Signature of Oregon Agricultural college, Seattle. Negotiations are pending for a game In Seattle October 11, which will com plete the schedule. Two of the 15 new members of the faculty at the University Of Washing ton hive arrived preparatory to the opening of college. They are Dr. Venderveer Cuatlis from Harvard, as sistant professor of economics, and Professor Frank Marlon Morrison, is ■ostant professor of mathematics, who come,, from Akron, O. Rtllyard contest. Her recitation Is entitled "A Little Stray Sheep." She will recite it by request at the con test to be given tonight at the Jef ferson Street Methodist church on the corner of Jefferson street nnd ■harp avenue. She will not he a competitor in this contest. Miss Donna Mead last eight won the second honors. She recited "The Drinking House Over the Way." BAR HARBOR HORSE SHOW BAR HARBOR, Me., Aug 22.—The annual horse BtIPW, the principal event of the social summer season of this fashionable resort, opened at Robin Wood Park this afternoon The number of entries is unusually large tins year and the attendance at the Opening today WSS very large. Many prominent society people from Uos tou, New York and Other cities were present. ' Were you in the theater when the leading woman leproved the people Tn the box for talking go loudly." "Yes, 1 was there -had a seat in the Brsl row." 'A\ hat did the people do?" "Nothing; They were talking ho loud Uley didn't hear her ' A PHYSICIAN KEALIO. ]>r George Swing, « practising physician of Smith* Grove, Ky , far over SO yeare, writes his personal ex perience with Foley's Kidney Curt: "For year a 1 had boon greatly both ered with kidney ;»mi bladder trouble ao i enlarged prostate gland, i used everything known to the profession without relief, until I commenced lo use Foley's Kidney Cure. Alter tak ing three bottles i wa» entirely re lieved and cured. I prescribe It now dally in my practice and heartily << nmend lie use to nil physician* for snob troubled, i have prescribed it in hundreds of ooaoe with perfect success ■ gold b> Chas. McNab. iS] itn eraide .nenue, ••• SPECIAL RATES VIA. O.R.SIN. Denver, Col., and return.... $50.00 On SaloAugust 30-31. Limit 30 days. Stopovera re turning. Philadelphia, Pa., and return . $82.00 On sale Sept. 7-t-S-10, Chicago, 111., and return.... $61.00 St. Louis, Mo., and return.. 60.00 St. Paul, Minn., and return. 52.50 Kansas City, Mo., and re turn 52.50 Omaha, Neb., and return.... 52.50 Sioux City, la., and return.. 52.50 On sale Aug. 24-25, Sept. 16-17. Limit, 90 days. Stopovers. BEACB POINTS. Seaside, Clatsop, Long Beach. Ocean Park, Breakers, Nahcotta, Ktc. $30.00 BOUND TEIP $20.00 3topovers Allowed at Portland. We Have the Only Bouts Via Salt Lake and Denver. We Have the Oaly Boute Via Salt Lake and Denver Shortest QUICKEST** 1 M ROUTE TO THE PORTLAND FAIR | jjHours ■ • - Only | GEO. J. MOHLKR, General Agent, 430 Riverside. Phonj M. 152. CooKing With Gas Is cool, clean and convenient. There la no dirt, dust, soot or ashes connected with It, It costs no more to cook with gas than to cook by old fashlonej methods. Reliable gas ranges $25.00. $1.00 Down $2.00 a Mouth Have you seen our bookletT Spokane Falls Gas Light Co.. 806-810 Sprague Aye. HOI. 1.18 TUB'S Ncka Mtnraii Tea Nit mi —w w — 3 mwaaaaavaaj aw " J A Buoy Medietas for Busy Veopls •rings Oolden Health and Baaewet ▼Igor. A specific for Constipation. Indl- Ptstlon, Liver and Kidney Troubles. Imples, Eczema, Impure Blood, Bad Breath. Sluggish Bowels. Headache and Backache. It's Rocky Mountain Tea In tablet form, 3 5 cents a box Genuine made by Holllster Dru* Company. Madison, Wis. Oolden gftwreto for Sallow People fivb on n .■ _ m Cures a Headache BTOWF.LL DRUQ CO.. Corner Riverside end Stevens. STOMACH ACHE AND DIARRHOEA brought on by eating gro< ii vegetables und Unripe fruit, or by sudden Changes in weather, excessive heat, gulping down lead drinks, etc., are quickly cured und prevented hy Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey. It kills the disease germs, allay I Irritation, and keeps the system cool and healthy. "Duffy's" contains no fusel nil, and is the only absolutely pure ißMMlleinal whiskey r»od « n d pi escribed .in years by nearly 10,000 doctors and In more than iOuO hospi tals. All druggists and giooets, or direct. $1 per bottle. Medical booklet free. Duffy Malt Whiskey Co., Rochester N. Y. Jewelry Auction 504 MAIN ST. CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS HELP W A SITED—MAX.B. Strong boy wanted. Apply at this office. Wanted—6oo men to appear in the panic scene of William A. Brady's production of "The Pit." Apply Fri day, August 25, stage door of the Spokane theater at 6 p. m. HELP WAITED—MaIe and remade. "SKVHN" SHORTHAND as a mem ory trainer, and for speedy notes. TOUCH TYPING for correct finger ing and double the work. Both taught by HAIL or at the training quarters. 3 LINCOLN STREET, SPOKANK. All day, or evenings to 8:30. Kasy terms arranged, or $50 for the fult course to completion of both sub jects is admittedly the finest invest ment tlie WORLD over. The Interest Is a good living for life. Only one to three months' study. WHIN trained we offer you agency, or license to teach, realizing from |1M to $300 a month, according to the district and force of character employed, or tlnd a position. Prof. Walker Norto/, principal (war correspondent and parliamentary reporter). rOB BEBT—HOUSES. For Rent—Several modern houses in Lidgerwood. Western Realty Co., 68 and 69 Jamleson block. 243-26 - EDUCATIONAL. Learn telegraphy and railroad ac counting; $50 to $100 a month salary assured our graduates under bond. Our six schools the largest In Ameri ca and endorsed by all railroads. Write for catalogue. Morse School of Telegraphy, Cincinnati, 0., Buf falo. N. V.. Atlanta, Oa.. La Crosse, Wis., Texarkana, Tex., San Francisco, Cal. OAST OFV CX.OTBXN9. Positively highest prices paid for cast off clothing. N223 Stevens. M. 1711. Standard Fuel * lee Oew SMtt Front TeL tti. Carbonado, Rook Springs aad Summit coaL BUrtla Dolan. manager. SBOOBT9 B.tTTB COOSS. Highest price paid for second hand furniture. TeL M. 10*. 114 River side. 80-» dtbxbq an c-r.airri»o womxs. Parisian Dyeing & Cleaning Work* b Dress Pleating- Factory, U A. Lehmann, proprietor, has moved to SOS First avenue, near Howard. Phone 2137. No solicitors. bacitio tbanbtbb 00. freight, furniture, baggage ul parcel delivery. TeL •>• lie-S BOBSKSBOEINO. Charles Staley, 21» Pacific avenue. South of N. P. depot ÜB-26 BANXXHO. $1 opens a checking account. State Hank of Washington, 113 Mill. Long hours. CLOTHES CIVBASBBS. The Bteam Clothes Pressing com pany will French dry clean and press your suit for SOe or your trousers fee llo: only 6 to 16 mlnutea required; good dressing rooms: alteratlone and repairing. (30 Second avenue. Phone 3263. rOB SALE—SB AX * STATE. Do you want the best lots In the city for the money? See us today; we will show you. Fine lote, on car line, $175 and $150; $10 down and 15 a month, for a few days only. Northern Investment Co., 330 River ilde avenue. Phone 1232. $150 buys five acres, Oarden Park iddltion, fine garden soil. $1700 up, new, modern houses on four own terms. Business chances and farms to suit ill comers. LICHTT at CO.. 64 Jamleson Block. Tel. 12»g. rOB SAI.E Nine-room lodging house; good lo cation. For particulars Inquire 821S Howard. 243-6 MOBTBT TO tOAa. Loans oa furniture, pianos, horeee, *tc; private: no delay. A. A> Bar aett 138-6 The Rookery. tt-t Loans on long sr short time. Daniel Broa. SIT Hyde block. TAIXOBXBO. Ladles' and gents' cljthes cleaned nnd pressed, also artistic repairing done. A. Blusson, 3 Lincoln, Tel, IStS. PAWN BBOKEKsT" If you want a loan, go to P. Bick ford, 33S Main avenue. • SOLICITORS WABTZO. Address BS. The Press, giving full .Aliening experience, address and telephone. A REASON rOR IT. "Have you ever been arrested for scorching?* "No," replied the mnn who owned a motor ear, "I haven't even been warned." "Good police in this town?" "No, nothing but a lot of dubs." «»v_. Thin, fleshless people are usually nervuui, bilious vi ,1 dyspeptic Change of weather arfeets (ham: If they eat or drink anything containing terms, It develops and they are the first subjects or contagious disease Life is a constant worry In their ef forts to avoid exposure to damp and iialarlnus atmosphere. To gain one o three pounds of healthy flesh per A-ek, use Dr. (Juno's Blood and Nerve Ponte. It mils the sy.Uui In condi tion to resist alertness, Bold hy drug, lists for Tie mr box; |„ Ut)le , fu ,.", 10 ha taken alter meal*. It turns tha food Into good rich h|o,,d this pre vents and cures dlseuge. Mode by l>r. lhmauko tv, Philadelphia. Pel Lor sale by all diuggls's, ••* 9