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All the War News The Seuttnel-Kecord prints all tha war news up to 2:30 each morning, two hour* later than any other news paper reaching Hot Springs. When »0u read It la tms paper you an — yeaii.ng the latest. for ArkanM8: Part|/ c'ou«»y Satur day; Sunday fair, warmer. VOLUME XXXIII. - -—“ __HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS. SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 27, 1916. NUMBER 4. ALL IN READINESS LI TODAY’S CELEBRATION The Parade Will Form Promptly at 12 O’clock on Park Avenue Near Majestic Hotel. Large Crowds Are Expected From All Pointsand Especially From Towns and Cities on the Memphis, Dallas & Gulf Road and by Auto From Little Rock. PROGRAM FOR TODAY » A. M. -Reception committee, meets at Business Men's league to re eeive badges and instntctions. Automobile committee to .. i.it tle Rock delegation leaves League this hour. Remainder ot recep tion committee will m et incoming trains. 11:30 A M.—City and county officials requested to lie at Business 'Men’s League, as well as officers of league and State Fair Asso ciation to assist in welcome to Little Rock’s automobile delegation. 12 O'clock.—Formation of parade on Park avenue. Those participat ing in pageant will meet Grand .Marshal Leonard Ellis and aides at the Majestic hotel Parade will move down Central avenue as 1 ol io : 1 iMounted escort of police. 2. J^edgenwowl's hand. ::. Grand Marshal Ellis and aides. ! ICity officials and the v.siting mayors in carriages f>. City lire department, t;. Moose drum and bugle corps. ,. lathor unions and float-, s AI <’. Field’s Greater ’Minstrel band. n. Style floats, in. Eagle drum and lwtgle corps. 11 Little. Rock automobiles. 12. Hatida Roma of Eagles' street carnival. 13. Hot Springs automobiles It White 'band of 'Bachman circus 13. Local advertising floats 12:30.—Parade starts (The committee desires no delay and rctju -t ■ all participating be on Park avenue promptly at noon I 2 P. IM.—Ceremony in grand stand. Judge Robert H Mooney, chair man. Addresses by Judge iMooney, Mayor .1, W. MoC'lendon and visiting mayor.* Speeches "ill be brief. 2:30 P. M.— Beginning of races, including harness and running races, exhibition by f’ossack of ”lbl Ranch Wild W- si Show , also mo torcycle and automobile races 7.30 P. IM.—-Street carnival on Valley street, Bachman circus on Haw thorne street. 8:15 P. M.—Princess theater vaudeville and local 'movie'' shows 8.30 P, M.—A1 G. Field's greatest minstrels in t ie world, Auditorium theater. » P. 'M.—(Big state ball at Eastman hotel. I All that remain* to make the events of today a .success is kindly considera tion on the part of the weather man, and ifiat Individual, realizing how Hot tSprings has planned to hate today go down iu local history as the merriest and most important ihis resort has ever known, has promised to put the. hobbles on one ,Jupiter I'luvius Tie temperature, however, will take a! drop to Itself of -everal degrees, but from indications Iasi night, it is not likely that tho program of tie il.iy vxill be interfered with by r.iiu Hot Kprings to a man is "pulling hard" that the festivities arranged be carried out without interruption. There Is no denying the fact that tin opening of the western outlet Of the Memphis. Italian and Gulf railroad and the dedication of the new high way between this city and l.ittle Itock have attracted attention in all parts of the state, and while the v.sitors 1'or the most part are expected to come from la'ttle Itock, 1'ine Muff ami towns along the new line there will Ik1 many more from other pans of Arkansas. who, realizing that wh u Hot Springs stages special events, they are well worth seeing. Prom a* far west as Oklahoma, in some of the towns that tin Memphis, Dallas and Gulf road touches, south as far as Shreveport, to say nothing of the many towns along the western outlet, commercial organization are lire paring to head delegations ol their respective citizenship. It is antici pated that some or mese '"mu. tloM will bring their hands with them. All twill be given the heartiest kind of a welcome on their arrival The press or the state lias been ex ceptionally kind to Hot Spring- in publishing notices sent them irom the publicity bureau of the Busine- - Wen's I .league. There have been daily stories in tire two Little Rock paper.-. Pine Bluff dailies have also featured these events to the extent of a enl umn a day. Every town along llu Memphis, 'Dallas and Gulf road has heard of what Hot Springs has in store for its visitors today, this infor mation being given to the I'mP 1 through the medium of their respee tlve papers, but it remained for Tut Texarkamian. the paper tnat is anil edited by .1. L. W'adley an 1 •" = son, J. L. Wadley. Jr , foinier resi dents of Hot Springs, to get out a site* dal Hot Springs edition * opieH <‘t The Texarkanian were received '"s terilay in ‘this city, and the editors haven’t overlooked anything n !;Ul* loyal and “boosting’’ edition to! 1 *"1 Springs. There are twe leading • torials concerning the city, containing a glowin gtrlbute to the famous hot baths and the beauties of nature am advantages Hot Springs lias o'er itlier health resort-. There is also a very interesting story by .1 I.. Wad ey, hr., concerning an old Indian egend here, and a full page wilteup jf Hot Springs. The Texarkanian lias been urging that a record-breaking delegation come to Hot Springs today, and among other tilings says: "\\ ithout doubt the most intensely interesting point in tiie stale ol Ar kansas, and. for that matter, the southwest, is Hoi Springs, Aik. It is a city which receive- visitors from all over the world. Numbers have traveled the ocean wave from Kuropc lo see the wonderful thermal springs, which are described in all geogra phies. "And yet, how many are there in Texarkana, and a scope of country Hiirron.mUng, who have not seen t.liu hot springs, have not visited tiie city in tile valley which is possessed of a metropolitanism not equaled liv such places as Memphis and Dallas" It is a source ol confusion and a producer of shame-lacedness for a citizen of the -oilthwest, should they visit alar off, to admit they have never been to Hot Springs. Ark., the city of won ders and of delight "To any Midi as we.l as to Uie many who visit there whenever op iporuinity offers, in search o! pT'asute and of the waters, it is good to know that beginning with next Saturday, at T a m.. a passenger train will leave union station in this tit,', going -M miles over the Kansas t it' Southern railway to Ashdown, and troni there over the steel of the new Memphis, Dallas and (fulf railroad to tilth Springs, the latter distance o'er a strictly Arkansas-owned railroad. •This new way, a combination of the Tort. Arthur and the Diamond routes, "ill be of special intorc t. There will he many tie" scenes to he viewed by the excursionists who h ave iTcxarkana Saturday and Sunday mornings next over this route on the nig popular $2 for the round trip jun ket. The subject of the trip has aroused the anticipation of a large number of Texarkanians who expect ,,lie\ the call of the •wanderlust on this occasion. • it will the a great trip. On over the pretty stretch of steel to Ash down, iron, thence over the numerous era-sings of Little river, tromwhich Texarkana may some day not tar s ,ant draw her waterworks supply, thigh the larger Colter alfalfa fields, the pioneer of the tec-erne Cover growth In Arkansas, past White a lifts, the great lim- dep.ts.ts, through the great stock tais Ur, agricultural country o! grand o Howard county, theme "pwuid mt Z more rugged and mounl.-lnous heights to Tokyo anti to Marfri"'* | boro, through the only diamond fields 'el found in America, and upward w inding the steel threads of the Mem phis. Dallas and (hilf into the enter-, prising and hospitable city of Hot (Springs. Here the visit to the proud little neighbor city will begin in earnest. "it will be refreshing to mix with a people who are ever optimistic, con fident in their natural resources and in the strength of their own mig it. Hot Springs knows what she lias and bow to use it." That the events of today will be a success is certain from the large nunrlter of prominent men who have laid their personal business affairs aside until Ibis formal welcome would ring throughout Arkansas and until all who came might realize tli.it Hot Springs is entitled to exemplify in every sense of the word tlie meaning of “southern hospitality Directors of the State Fair As oeia tion, officers and members ol the Business IMen’s League, men promi nent in the business and professional affairs of Hot Springs have been serving on respective committees the past week, and yesterday fwhen they gave an accounting of what iiad been accomplished there was a general feeling of satisfaction. This morning tile reception commit tee will start tlic l>atl rolling.” They will meet at the League at it o’clock. Mayor McClendon will head Cue dele gation that will go out to meet the Little Rock autoists, while tlie re mainder of the committee will meet the visitors who arrive on the incom ing trains. There will be printed pro grams for distribution, so that visitors today will know the various events that take plat* Desiring to have the parade start promptly, the cotinittee lias requested that all participating in the pageant meit tirainl M.tr.-lial Leonard Kilis and his aides promptly at noon at the Majestic hotel From the list that lias been submitted to the committee, at is evident tltat the pag ant will -be one of the most notable events of its kind tiiat this city lias ever wit nessed. The racing program is one that will interest all The c -lemony in the grand stand is of special interest, for it will make the union of the citic along the western outlet with Hot Springs complete. Local men units will welcome an inspection on the part of visitors of their places of busi ness and Hot. Springs is prepared, as a city and the world's greatest health result, to entertain its triends today in tile best possible manner. Tlie big hall at tile Kastman litis evening will lie tlie greatest and most important social event tlie state lias e\er witnessed. There is no doubt as to that, (iuests at tlie Kastman are among the leaders in business pro fe-sional and social circles ol the biggest cities In tlie I'nited States Arkansas is sending a social colony of ils own to this function, it promises to lie a day that Hot Springs and all here will long remember. -o CONFEDERATE PENSION RILL IS SlliNtO makes an additional tax LEVY OF $230,000 PER YEAR TO PAY PENSIONS WITH. (special it) Tin* Sentinel Record Little Hock, March 2d—(lovernor Hays this afternoon sign, tl the Arm strong hill increasing tin- Cenfederate pension tax levy from one and one. half to two mills. This means an ad ditional revenue of $2."»0.om) annually to die present pension funds. He also signed t ie bill by Senator 'Moore lor uniform warehouse receipts. It is be lieved that all tlie appropriation bills will be passed upon Saturday after noon and vetoes anti cuts announced. It. is reported tiie governor will sign the Alexander road bill as soon as it gets to him from the enrolling com mittee. This bill provides a new gen eral road law. The governor today signed the 1-it tie t ill fixing the salary of the steno grapher of the Eighteenth judicial dis trict at ll.soo per antin'".. ROBERTSON APPOINTED. St. Louis, March 2d. Alexander Utobcrlson today was appointed tern I oiary vice president ot tli • Missouri Pacific Iron Mountain system in charge of operations. He succeeds K .1. Pearson, who lias resigned to ac cept a similar position with the Texa- anti Paeilic. The vice presi dency is an elective office. mellein not lost. Portland. Ore.. March id. Albert It Mellien of Oregon City, whose name appears on the official list of the crew of the K-J, is not on the sub merged submarine, according to his Uther. James Mellien. who said today be hud received a letter from his son mailed utter March 7, when the ofti cial list iw as issued, and saying he bad lust been transferred to the I'i PARTY SOLID DEMOCRATIC LEADERS MAKE STIRRING ADDRESSES FOR THE SUCCESS OF TICKET. "NO MAYOR BY PHOXEY" Harry Jones Tells the People He Will Give Time to the Office and Run the Mayoralty Himself in the Best Interests of All the People of City. “I came out in the primary at the call of many of the most substantial ibusiness men of Hot Spring.-, lor the purpose, when elected, of giving the city of Hot Springs a good adminis tration as its mayor. That was my promise in the primary, and that is all the promise I find it necessary to make now. 1 will devote my time to the office of mayor, and will not put in a secretary to run the office by proxy. The officers i will appoint will be men appointed for their capabili ties to servo the city. 1 will see that the ordinances m enforced on all alike, and I will have no favorite.- to give special privileges to. neither twill I have any enemies to punish.’’ Arising to a tremendous and lasting applause of a political meeting held in tin- old city hall building last night, Harry A. Jones, the democratic nomi nee for mayor, made an address in which he again set forth his objects and purposes in entering polities, and in that clear-cut, decisive manner that brooks no denia.. From tile ro. -iiig reception given him last night, from the support Pledged l>y the unanimous endorse ment of resolutions signed by the city democratic central committee, from the .speeches made by Col. \\ J Lit tle chairman of tile meeting; by .lodge (’ T I'olhani, by Attorney 1,. K. Sawyer, speaker of the house of rep resentatives; by i.M. A. Kisele, w ho is often pointed to as the foremost citi zen ol Hot Springs; by George R lidding of the Business Men’s League; by Gibson Witt, prosecuting attorney of this district; by Sheriff Webb, John J. Ia*dgerwood, Sam Wil liamson, Hr Linda Barry, Thurston HP. Farmer and Judge Vernal Ledger wood, there is going to be a rally in litis campaign for the democratic ticket such as has never Indore been given Hie ticket in Hot Springs. The meeting was the most substan tial that probably ever stood behind a nominee, taking in as it did men wbi) though of the democratic faith, had seldom 'been found ail fighting in the same ranks before. And it was the opinion of all that such a rousing majority should be given this ticket that the organization in the future would have no fear of the success of ils nominees, particularly when such splendid citizens as Harry A Jones and the democratic nominees ol this ticket were put up for election The meeting was called to order by J''-se It. Murphy, who is ever a wheel horse in the democratic fights of euner city or county. Mr. .Murphy called Colonel \Y. .!. I.ittle to serve ;i chairman, and the latter responded, and made a brief opening address pledging himself to the supieort of the ticket, and denominating it as the strongest -the democracy of the city had ever offered. Judge C. T Cotham was called on, and opened his remarks by a splendid tribute to the aldlity and the charac ter of Harry A. Jones. He said if ever there was a liberal and broad gauged man needed at the helm of the city affairs that time would lie in the next two years, and that Harry A. Jones was a successful business man of the type to meet the situation, lie declared the future to be a situation equal to an emergency, and that add ed that this was a time when Hot Strings Iwoubl need a successful and experienced business man on the job, and not a mayor by proxy. He spoke of t.he fact that the nominees bad been selected in hottest elections, and it was the duty of every democrat to support them. I.. B. Sawyer, speaker of the house of representatives, was next intro duced. and he bespoke for the success of the party ticket. He said this was no time for men to sail under false colors. “There is no republican can didate. no progressive candidate, In the field,” said Mr. Sawyer, ‘‘so I say to the progressive citizens of these parties that when the democrats of fer you a man as qualified as Harry A. Jones, it is your duty to support the mail.” He also called attention to tile fact that with a democratic con gress, a democratic president, and a democratic cabinet, it ill behooved the citizens of Hot Springs, in looking for better tilings from the government, to think of putting an independent can didate in as mayor. “The election of an Independent means nothing,” said |\lr. Sawyer, “unless it means there is something wrong with the party or ganization. I sav to you that i! you permitted an independent to defeat this nominee, it Mould be taken abroad there was something very wrong with either the organization here or that there were no democrats in the saddle worthy of support." He -aid if the city ever expected to make progress it would ha' eto expect help along political lines, and the way to get that help was to stand to* get Iter. Chairman Little saw Mr. Bisole in Lie audience and called on him. Mr 'Biselo resisnided and stated dial he had ever been interested in die growth ami development of Hot ISprings, and had ever been willing to give his influence to helping the resort along. If there were political lines closely drawn, he said, he would he with his party, hut there were no political lines. The democrats had nominated a good man, and there was an independent running against him. He said dial he believed the gloat majority of die republican citizenship of Hot Springs would cast its vote for Hurry A. Jones, the man, for mayor, as the republicans had nothing to look to in such a race but the secur ing of the best men for public iftice. iHe thought the defeat of a man like Harry A. Jones would speak for the political decay of tlie democratic party. I heartily support Harry A. Jones because of his sterling worth." said Mr. Biselo, "and will add that I had rather vote for Harry A. Jones than a l>ad republican.” George R. Holding iwas called on and said there were but two great, parties, the democratic and die repuh licun. and that an independent had no claim on the support of the voters. He regarded an independent as an egotist who, not satisfied with the principles enunciated by the parties, set up a platform for himsell, as being bigger than party- organization lie said there was no I letter citizen in Arkansas than Harry A .lone.-, a man of splendid ability, of address, or pleasing manner, and one -who would reflect credit on such a cosmopolitan resoi t as Hot Springs. T expect this ticket to receive the larg st majority ever given a democratic ticket in this city," said Mr Helding, "and 1 expect | to work day and night to contribute my part in making this prediction come true." Tile other siieakers were enthusi astic over the situation, proud of the nominees of the parly, and all felt that, this was a city ticket worthy the iiest work of any put out in years. They all pledged their heartiest co operation and solid support to the issue. The resolution endorsing the ticket was adopted by a unanimous vote, as follows: "A Resolution. "Whereas, The democrats of Hot Spring in their Iasi municipal pri mary election have nominat 'd repre sentative business men and ruen who have for years been identified with the upbuilding of the city a., their representatives in the coming city election; and, “Wlieieas, It is the duty and the ob ligation of the democrats to solidly support siidi nominees as the party has to offer at this time; and, "Whereas, The entire democratic ticket headed by Harry A. Jones is one that, every business man, property owner.* mechanic, tradesman, laborer, and in fact every man can endorse with credit to hi nisei f and to iiis com munity : "Therofere be it resolved by the city Democratic Central Committee, that we pledge our staunch support to the nominees of the party in the com ing city election; and, "He it further resolved, That we call on every democrat in Hot Springs to encourage and strengthen the ranks of Hie organization by an undi vided and unbroken support of these nominees; and. “Be it further resolved. That 'we endorse these democratic nominees to the support of every voter interested in good citizenship ami who desires to encourage the bringing of party af fairs to that high standard It lias I readied in securing such nominees to represent the party in the coming election as are shown on the demo cratic ticket in this election." (Signed) HAIM I’ WILLIAMS, J. J. LB!XJBKiWOOD. W. W. LITTDK. D. iHITWiAl lilOJt JOHN 1,. PETBRiS. M. It. BORMAN. SCOTT WOOD. J. 1,. BRYAN .I'EISSE It. IMCRPHY. H A. O’BRYAN. AL A. REYNOLDS. M. J iMCRPHY. -o NO MILK STRIKE. 'Chicago, March 2f>.—Drivers of 2,500 milk wagons who had threat ened to strike because t'heir demand for a six-day week bad been refused (by the Illinois Milk Dealers’ Associa tion. have agreed to arbitrate the dlf fioul'ty, according to an announcement made today. LITTLE HOPE OF SAVING HEW OF SUBMARINE Vessel Is Located By Grapplers in Three Hundred Feet of Water After Thirty Hours. Efforts Madeto Tow the-Vessel to Shallow Water Is Found Impossible and Attempt Will be Made to Bring It to Sui-face With a Wrecking Ship. Honolulu, March 2tl. The American submarine FI lost since yesterday morning off Honolulu, was located this afternoon. Heroic effort were being made tonight to raise the stricken craft but alter having been submerged for more than he) hours it was regarded as highly doubtful whether any of her crew of 21 men remained alive. To lift the little vessel to the sur face it. was found necessary to send to Hie Pearl Harbor naval station lor a. derrick and crane. Tills involved mmh loss of time and it was thought probable that the late of the crew might not Ice determined until day light. itcscue ve-sets dragging tin- ocean led with grappling hooks chanced upon llie stricken craft at a depth ol lino feel. Making fast to tile F-4, (lie naval tug Navajo and the steamer Makauia began to tow their find— they were not certain that it was the submarine they had hooked—toward shallow water. Quantities of oil came to the surface, proof that it really was tile lost vessel. 'Soon afterlwards a submarine marker liouy described far below tile water removed all doubt that the F-4 had been found -lust when the marker bony had •men released by the disabled boat there was no means of determining. If the signal was given after the grap pling hooka of the rescue vessels took hold, then the crew—or at least some of them were still alive. For more than an hour the tug and the steamer struggled with their un wieldly burden. Soon afterward it became apparent that it would tie im possible to tow the submarine near enough to shore to bring her to the surface and a hurry call was sent to the naval station for a wrecking ship. Naval authorities admitted tonight they had given up hope for the F-4's crew. However, resuscitating apparatus lias been despatched to the scene and every effort will be made to develop any spark of life which may remain. The general opinion is that the ves sel's plates were sprung through the immense pressure of the water at a depth of 50 fathoms and that the- two officers and 19 enlisted men aboard have perished. Vessels in the vicinity which are equipped with submarine signal appa ratus continued to send out signals but no answer came. Submarine Had on Board Two Offi cers and Nineteen Enlisted Men. Washington, March 3*i—Twenty-one persons—two otficers and 1!) enlisted men—were on board the submarine iF-l alien slie started on tier under water cruise in Honolulu iiarbor yes terday morning. A list of the ship's company cabled U> the navy depart ment from Honolulu tonight follows: (Lieut. lamls Alfred Kde. Reno N'ev., commanding. Knsign Timothy A. Parker, Ken tucky. Frederick Gilman, gunner, first classi address not given). Frank N. Herzog, electrician, sec ond class (address not given). Admiral (Moore's brief di.-patch was the only official report the depart ment received up to a late hour to night. Karlier a revised list of the men on hoard the suhtarine had been ‘•aided from Honolulu, showing that lEnsign Timothy A. Parker ami two enlisted men not shown in the de partment's record ol the ship's com pany wore aboard and thai two otli >r men given in the record were safe ashore. It had been understood tliata Lieut. Alfred Louis Kde, the commander, was the only commissioned officer on the vessel. Ensign Parker, 27 years old, was ap pointed to the naval academy from Kentucky. The navy register shows that ho was assigned last July to the submarine tender Alert and it is sup posed that he went on the cruise of the F-4 either by permission or spe cial assignment. Naval construction experts agree that the tremendous pressure of the m ater at any depth below 50 or 00 feet offers a serious handicap io say the loast to any effort to provide safe exit from a sunken submarine. Many plans liavo been advanced and considered by the navy depart ment for minimizing I lie dangers from accidents below the surface. Some of these Ideas have proved entirely Im practical, as for instance a plan to Vmvite each man aboard tlio submit rin cwkth a diving helmet. It was round that the helmets took up so much room that they could not be stowed on the boat. lCscape b> means of the torpedo tubes lias been sug gested often and some time ago a man almard the cruiser Tennessee plucliily permitted himself to be shot through a tube, life came out safely, but this experiment was made at only ten feet depth and anI)marine officers say that at 60 or more f'‘et under water a man who crawled into a tube would be immediately crushed by a pressure of :>b pounds to the square inch. Air chambers are pro vided on most of tiie modern boats, however, and at a moderate depth the men might release themselves and rise to the surface. Tiie F-4 lias such a contrivance, the conning tower being arranged in two sections for tiie purpose. The stay of a submarine below the water is limned by the supply of oxygen, in endurance tests in not very deep water, 21 hours has beeu tiie limit. There is danger of development of leaks under tile high pressure at un usual depths. Commander Stirling, in charge of the submarine service, says, however, u submarine might lie on the bottom "if within 150 feet" and stay there from 12 to 24 hours with perfect safety. The F-4 is equipped with a Nurem berg Deisel engine of a heavy oil burning type. Tiie tremendous range of tern pota to re which affects tile expansion and contraction of tiie castings used causes frequently cracks in the cylin der heads and piston heads. The lead battery, too, always has been a source of apprehension on craft like tiie F-4. When a battery has iieeu in service any length of time there are many things that can hap pen. Tiie plates may buckle, there may lie short circuits and theqe may he a tiatter yexploslon of the hydro gen gas given off in the vessel. The question of ventilation of the batteries has bee ngiven a great deal of attention. The deadly gas of hydro chlorine forms when salt water gets in a lead battery and its dangers have been liointed out in congressional hearings and in reports. With 3b pounds pressure to the square inch at bo feet depth the water inside the ballast tank is liable to be forces.- lip' through tiie battery tank. The navy lias installed what is called the au tomatic blow to prevent a vessel going below the deptli set, generally 65 feet. The latest reports on the F-4 made public hy tile navy department indi cated that her main engiue was in good condition; that the batteries re <iuired overhauling; that the hull was iu good condition, and that it wu» otherwise in good shape. The F-4 Regarded by Men on Board Her as an Unlucky Vessel. Portland, Ore., March i!t>.—“The F-4 lias been the uuluckiest boat in the flotilla." iwrute iieorge L. Dceth to a friend 'here in a letter dated 'March 7. Deeth was a member of the sub marine's crow. ‘’Since we arrived here it lias been just one thing alter another,” con tinued the letter, which then de scribed an explosion that had oc curred on the vessel the day previous. “The explosion almost wrecked tlio inside of the boat,” he wrote. “it bruised a number of us by hurl ing us against the side of the ship. 1 was busy working at a small desk when it occurred. I was thrown against the top of the boat and came down on the deck with a bang. While 1 was in the air something struck me on the legs, it was almost an hour before all the sting had left. We were all lucky enough to come out of It iu one piece instead of beiug picked up in sections,"