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IN SHORT ORDER The Latest Gleanings From All Over the State. Andrew Smith, 23 years old, employ ed as a work train conductor by the Maryland Electric Railways (An napolis Short Line), was killed when 6,600 volts passed through his body. Smith was one of a gang of men en gaged in driving piles at the draw span ot College Creek bridge. He was standing on the deck of the pile driver, with one hand gripped about an iron “stay.” His body suddenly quivered and toppled over, and was caught by a couple of workmen. It is thought the smokestock of the pile driver came in contact with a trolley wire. Prof. Gaston Costet, an assistant instructor in the department of mod ern languages at the Naval Academy, has been notified of his decoration by the French Government. Mr. L. Bar thou, Prime Minister of France, has presented him with the Palmes, and title of officier d’academie. Profes sor Costet has been a member of the corps of instructors for a number of years. A tuberculosis dispensary in con nection with Annapolis Emergency Hospital was formally opened Wednes day. The dispensary is in charge of Miss Anne Doyle, of Baltimore. The Nurses’ Training School, an adjunct of the hospital, established three years ago, will hold its first commencement in December. Governor Goldsborough is expected to deliver the address. Articles of incorporation were filed at Dover for the Dairy Products Com pany, of Price, to do a general dairy business and to establish and maintain and operate creameries. The incor porators were F. O. Meade, of Price, Md.; G. Shearer, of Wilmington, Del., and Amos Lefevre, of New York. The capital stock is SIOO,OOO. Centreville poultry dealers are ship ping hundreds of turkeys to Northern markets. The birds are bringing good prices. An unusually large number of turkeys were raised in Queen Anne’s county this fall. The birds are fat and of large size and are in large demand in the city markets. John Archer, the newly-elected Register of Wills for Harford county, lias appointed Daniel H. Carroll as his deputy. Mr. Carroll has been for the past six years a clerk in the office of the State Shellfish Commission, which position he has resigned to take ef fect December 10. To test the constitutionality of the law prohibiting traction engines with cleats on the wheels from using State roadssthe Rockvile grand jury return ed two indictments against Garry A. Fisher, a well digger. It is planned to demur to the indictments and take the cases to the Court of Appeals. Leaving his home to drive to the home of his son, Wesley Miller, near Leitersburg, Andrew Miller, 70 years old, a farmer, was found dead on the Jacobs’ Church road, near Leitersburg. The team he drove was standing near by. The grand jury returned an indict ment against Spinosa Giacomo for the murder about two weeks ago of an other Italian, Antonio Dorio, at a boarding house at Security, two miles east of Hagerstown. The Inter-State Commerce Commis sion lias ordered the Western Mary land Railway to discontinue the prac tice of replenishing its passenger cars with water taken from the city mains in Hagerstown. A. F. Rothstein has resigned as sec retary of the Hagerstown Board of Trade, effective December 15. He has under consideration a position of fered him by the Board of Trade of a Georgia city. Attempting to quiet horses which were fighting, Harry M. Merriken, a Federalsburg farmer, was kicked in tne abdomen and rendered unconsci ous. A farmhand dragged Mr. Merri ken from beneath the horses’ hoofs. Rev. Lewis Beeman Browne, rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Tnurmont, has accepted a call to St. John’s Episcopal Church, Havre de Grace, and will enter upon his new duties December 1. Michael W. Aker, editor of the Queenstown News, is a claimant to the title of “potato king” of Queen Anne’s county. Mr. Aker raised a crop of 1,000 bushels of Irish potatoes on five acres of land. An outbreak of hog cholera in the Second district of Harford county is .causing much alarm among farmers, and many are butchering their hogs for their winter’s meat supply. The barn on the farm of Lindley Rutter, Chestnut Level, was set on fire by burning leaves and destroyed. The loss is estimkted at $3,000. The County Health Board has order ed the school at Antietam Furnace, near Sharpsburg, closed on account of diphtheria in that section. Maryland Postmasters Named. The President sent to the Senate the nomination of tire following post masters: C. W. Jefferson, at Federals burg; J. F. Peach, at North East; Mary Tise, at Hyattsvile. Messrs. Jef ferson and Peach have the indorse ment of Representative Covington and Miss Tise was recommended for re appointment by Representative Smith. There will be, accordingly, no delay in their confirmation by the Senate. Portugal yearly produces more than 198,000,000 pounds of cork. . ANNAPOLIS NEWS | TAX ASSESSMENTS REVIEWED. State Board Of Appeals Orders Re duction In Some Cases. The State Board of Appeals, con- sisting of Comptroller Harrington, I Treasurer Vandiver and State Tax I Commissioner Schley, which is reviewing authority of appeals agai assessments as made by the Tax iH missioner, met here and number of appeals that had been K3| the files for some time. As a assessments were ordered i educed HN two or three instances, while in ers the action of the Tax ComnMgg sioner was affirmed. jl|l| The following appeals were Ashland Tailoring Company, of BaHS more, affirmed; Franklin Printß& Company, affirmed; Home Gas CcHS pany, affirmed; Thomas Hughes pany, reduced from $19,000 to s4,(Ml| because of an error'; Mallory MachHßj ery (’ompany, reduced from $7,000 MS $4,000; Oehm-Sheffer Company, duced from $3,000 to SI,BOO. WfiM The following appeals were ted on brief and will be decided lat<M, ; Baltimore Antiseptic Steam Launcßg| Company, Cloverdale Water Compaßf;t and the Southern Engineering cH|| poration. The appeal of the SoutheMll Can Company was postponed, and tHjg' case of the Marvland-George’s CreM*! Coal Company was withdrawn. M FOR CRIMINAL INSANE. K Separate Building Urged By Arundel Grand Jury. S||| The grand jury for the Oct ohH term of the Circuit Court for AnM§ Arundel county made its final repoMi and adjourned. Part of the report corned the-affairs of the State H<H| pital for the Colored Insane, f||| (Townsville, from which a number H criminal insane have recently escapiM! The jury recommends that a separeM|| building lie erected for the crimiiM-j insane, and that they be not allowMl to mingle with the others. The iM port makes this recommendation urg ent, holding that the safety of' the residents of the county demands that such a step be taken. The jury re ported that several public buildings in Annapolis have not sufficient fire pro tection, mentioning the Maryland Hotel and the Colonial Theatre particularly. It recommends that the condition of the Maryland Hotel be reported to the State Fire Marshal at once. SOUTH RIVER CLUB DINES. Thomas S. Iglehart Host At Novem ber Function. Thomas S. Iglehart was the host at the November dinner of the Old South River Club. The dinner was served at the clubhouse near All Hallow’s Parish, 26 members being present. A feature was the presence of Judge Alexander Hagner, of Washington, the president. The guests of honor were: John Rrogden, Dr. N. E. B. Iglehart, J. McElderry Mullikin and Clapham Murray, Baltimore; Senator-elect Ben jamin Watkins, Jr., Ogden B. Duck ett, Richard Estep and Eugene Igle hart. The club members present, In addition to the host and Judge Hagner, were: Noble Stockett, Blanchard Randall and James D. Iglehart, Balti more; Benjamin Watkins, Sr., Allen B. Howard, Thomas A. Duckett, Alex ander Murray, Nevett Steele, Samuel Brooke, Jr., James M. Munroe, Daniel R’. Randall, L. Dorsey Gasaway, W. M. Holladay. THE VOTE IN MARYLAND. Figures Approved By State Board Of Canvassers, The state board of canvassers of ficially approved the following figures of the vote cast at the recent elec tion : United States Senator —Lee, Demo crat, 112,485; Parran, Republican, 73,- 300; Wellington, Progressive, 7,033; Hendrickson, Prohibitionist, 2,405; Field, Socialist, 2,982. Comptroller—Harrington, Democrat, 105,976; Metzerott, Republican, 68,824; Baldwin, Progressive, 7,495; Holmes, | Prohibitionist, 3,022; Backman, So cialist, 3,529. Clerk of the Court of Appeals—Ma gruder, Democrat, 103,221; Denhart, Republican, 67,778; Smith, Progres- I sive, 7,104; Elderdice, Prohibitionist, 3,307; Saunders, Socialist, 2,937. For Congress—Coady, Democrat, 16,- j 131; Woelper, Republican, 9,622. M’EVOY AND PUTZEL. Appointed Police and Liquor License Commissioners. Governor Goldsborough announced the following appointments: James McEvoy, Jr., president of the Board of Election Supervisors, to be a \ member of the Board of Police Com missioners, vice Morris A. Soper, ap pointed chief judge of the Supreme Bench of Baltimore. Lewis Putzel, counsel to the Board of Election Supervisors, to be a mem ber of same, vice Mr. McEvoy. Robert H. Stanton or Charles R. Schirm will probably be appointed counsel to the Elections Board to succeed Mr. Putzel. Succeeds Major Alexander. Captain E. A. Hadsal, Third Infan try, U. S. A., has been detailed by the War Department for duty with the Maryland National Guard, succeeding Major Robert Alexander, relieved. Captain Hadsal is a graduate of the Infantry School at Leavenworth, and is highly recommended by officers con nected with the militia division of the War Department. He will assume his duties December 1. Pardon Court December 4. Governor Goldsborough announced that he will hold the next session of his “pardon court” at Annapolis on, December 4. Among the pending cases is that of Pembroke W. Pitt, the grain commission man, of Baltimore, who is serving a term of five years in the penitentiary for forging bills of lading. His application for pardon is indorsed ty a number of Baltimoreans. To celebrate a Japanese holiday in Korea for the first time tire govern ment distributed 2,500,000 young trees SAY MONROEISM ISIRRITAIING Doctrine Scored at Pan-Ameri can Conference. adopt a fense which will enable us to secure the friendship and support of our neighbors in the Western Hemisphere, which will increase our influence for good among them, and will remove any handicap in the development of our foreign commerce. Professor Bingham, head of the de partment of Latin-American history at T ale, declared that the Monroe Doc trine is distasteful to the Latin-Ameri can countries. “When the South Americans use these words,” he said, “or compress them into one —‘Mon- roeism’—the meaning is for them a sinister one. -It spells tutelage and in tervention; it means the desire of the great and powerful United States to interfere in the personal affairs of the American republics. To the citizens of the leading American republics, like Argentina, Brazil and Chili, our ad herence to Monroeism is extremely irritating, and even positively insult ing. To the lesser republics, par ticularly those around the Caribbean Sea, Monroeism means interference, intervention, imperialism and annexa tion.” NO WHITE HOUSE RECEP TION NEW YEAR’S DAY. Washington. President Wil son shattered a precedent of more than 100 years’ standing today. He announced that there would be no public reception at the White House on New Year’s Day. For many years it has been customary for the President to stand in the Blue Room from two to five hours and shake hands with all who came along. This will not he done this year Instead the President will go away from Washington for a “brief holiday vacation” and will I not be in the White House on New Year’s Day. SEEKS $200,000 HEART BALM. I Sum Claimed In Charlemagne Tower Alienation Suit. Philadelphia.—Two hundred thou sand dollars is the amount of damages claimed by Mrs. Georgeanna Burdick Tower, who declares-she is ths wife of Charlemagne Tower, Jr., and who has sued Charlemagne Tower, Sr., for al leged alienation of the affections of his son. The complainant began her suit against Mr. Tower, Sr., who was | former American Ambassador to Ger many, on October 9. She declares in her 'Knit that she was married to young Tower in New Haven, Conn., in June, 1911, while he was a student in a New England University, and she alleges that since then Mr. Tower, Sr., has induced young Tower to leave her and has alienated the son’s affections. A DARING ROBBERY, Bank Cashier Held Up At Noon and Locked In Safe. Laurel, Miss. —Unobserved except by his victim, a robber entered the Bank of Heidelberg, at Heidelberg, Miss., shortly before noon, held the cashier up at a pistol point, got about $2,000, locked the cashier in a vault and escaped on. a freight train that was passing nearby. The cashier was liberated within half an hour and gave the alarm. G. O. P. SPENT $112,000. Morgan, Rockefeller and Carnegie Gave To New York Campaign. Albany, N. Y,—Receipts of $117,000 and expenditures of $112,000 were shown in the election expense state ment of the Republican State Commit tee just filed. Among the larger con tributions were: J. P. Morgan & Co., $15,000; William Rockefeller, $10,000; Andrew Carnegie, $5,000; Senator Elihu Root, $2,600; Chauncey M. De pew and John D. Archbold, $1,500 each. THE FROSTBURG SPIRIT, FROSTBURG, MD | FROM THE OLD FARM YIEU. 1 WHAT DO you A (fe> know Afcwr Wif 71 that ? AM i not only tend to limit the duration and scope of hostile operations, but also aid in the control of the seas, one of the elements contributing material ly to the power and prosperity of a nation.” Secretary Daniels made this state ment here in the course of a public address upon aeronautics, in which he discussed the conquest of the air by the United States Army and Navy and the part aerial navigation will take in future wars. “The potentialities of the aeroplane, when applied to the art of war, are extremely great and its proper use will undoubtedly be a dominating fac tor in the success of future cam paigns,” said he. “The principal roles o? the aeroplane In naval warfare will be for scouting and reconnoissance work and for offensive destructive operations against hostile fleets and fortifications. Rash indeed will be the commander of anhpposing fleet who would head his "vessels against the fleet or coast of an enemy possessing a number of these vicious wasps of war, and unfortunate indeed would be a commander who did not have ready at his call this means of obtaining supremacy in the air. “A torpedo costs $8 000, and fre quently is lost in practice through de flection in direction that makes it im possible to follow it from the crow’s nest of a ship. But an aerial scout can follow a torpedo’s course unerring ly by watching it from above. The price of one torpedo will pay for sev eral flying machines. Experts say mines are easily ‘picked up’ or lo cated by aerial scouts. One little mine may wreck a $10,000,000 battle ship. A flying machine, costing but a small sum, would mean the ship’s safety. The dirigible balloon, like wise, will play as important a part in naval warfare as the aeroplane, and possibly will have a greater effect on naval strategy and tactics.” HE KILLS FOUR IN DAY. After Murdering Man a Mexican Slays Three Policemen. Salt Lake City, Utah. —Chief of Po lice Grant, of Bingham, and Deputy Sheriffs Otto Whitbeck and Nephi Jensen were killed in a rifle fight with Ralph Lopez, a Mexican, near Sara toga Springs, Utah. Lopez is wanted in Bingham for the murder of a coun tryman there. After slaying the three' officers Lopez fled into the hills. Posses are searching for him with the pros pect of another fight if he is ever taken. KILLS MOTHER AND HIMSELF. Hard Up and Better Off Dead, Man Said In Note. Chicago.—Albert Zinkie, 44 years old, shot and killed his mother and himself. A note found by the police said that the deed was committed be cause Zinkie and his mother were “hard up and better off dead.” WILL BE LEFT TO JURY. Judge Refuses Lunacy Commission For Hans Schmidt. New York. —The question whether Hans Schmidt was insane when he killed Anna Aumuller, cut up her body and threw it into the Hudson will be left to the jury that will try him for murder. Judge Foster in the Court of General Sessions denied a motion of Schmidt’s attorney for the appoint ment of a commission to pass on his mental condition. CAN PAY FOR FISCAL YEAR. Corporations So Advised In Regard To Income Tax. Washington. —The Treasury Depart ment issued instructions to collec. >rs in regard to the inconie tax, stating that every corporation will be allow ed to pay its taxes on the basis ot its own fiscal year. The collector in t..e district must be notified 30 days be fore the corporation proposes to close its fiscal year. Those which do not name a fiscal closing date will make returns for the calendar year. In ) * e 1 of water power in private hands was denounced with a declaration that no water power rights owned by the pub lic ever should be removed from pub lic ownership by the National Conser vation Congress, just adjourned here. The climax of the water power fight which had agitated the congress for several days came after the commit tee on resolutions, to which had been referred divergent reports from the waterway committee, submitted that the matter had been taken from its hands by action of the convention in accepting general principles upon which the waterways committee agreed. No mention of the majority or minority reports, which differed as to State and Federal control of water power projects, was made in the reso lutions committee report to the con vention. When the report had been read, Gif- I ford Pinchot, former chief forester of the United States and father of the minority waterways report in the con gress,' moved as an amendment to the resolutions’ report a declaration of principles on waterways control, simi lar to the ideas in the minority report signed by himself, former Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson and Joseph N. Teat, of Oregon. This amendment was adopted by a vote of 317 to 96, after one offered by Representative Burnett, of Alabama, which injected into the resolution the matter of State control of waterway projects had been defeated, 378 to 132. The Pinchot amendment, approved after a stormy session during which repeated attempts were made to ad journ by some Southern and Western delegates, declared that monopolistic control of water power in private hands was swiftly increasing in the United States “far more rapidly than public control thereof,” that increasing “concentration of water power in some hands” was accompanied by growing control over the power-con suming agencies, the public service companies of the country. MINE EXPLOSION KILLED 24. Six Others Were Injured In Acton (Ala.) Disaster. Birmingham, Ala. —Complete ex ploration of the Alabama Fuel and Iron Company’s mine No. 2, at Acton, in which an explosion occurred Tues day afternoon, showed 24 men were killed and 6 hurt. State mine officials are’ investigating to determine the cause of the explosion. THROAT PIERCED BY PENCIL. Woman Dies From Wounds Received While Asleep. Clarksburg, W. Va. —Mrs. Ida Som merville, aged 50 years, died in a hos pital as the result of a peculiar acci dent. She fell asleep in her home Saturday with a lead pencil in her hand. Her head dropped on the table and the pencil pierced her throat, making a wound which caused her death. DYNAMITE DIDN’T EXPLODE. But Six Miners Were Fatally Injured In Car Collision. Bellaire, O. —A car carrying 12. miners collided with a car hauling 250 pounds of dynamite 400 feet from the entrance of the Pultney mine, near here. Both cars left the rails. All of the men were injured, six fatally, it is believed. They were foreigners. The dynamite did not explode. If it had the 12 men would have been killed outright. SEES END OF NATURAL GAS. Manager Says West Virginia Supply Will Last Only Ten Years. Wheeling, W. Va.—Appearing be fore the State Public Service Commis sion here in defense of advances in natural gas rates in Northern West Virginia towns, General Manager T. O. Sullivan, of the Manufacturers’ Light and Heat Company, of Pittsburgh, de clared that within 10 years the supply of gas in this State will have been ex hausted. This was one of his argu ments for the advance in rates. AVIATION’S PARI IN TIMEOF WAR Secretary Daniels or Impor tance of Flying Machines. CONTRIBUTE TO PROSPERITY. Also Orders Issue Of Small Bills. His Effusiveness To O’Shaugh nessy Excites General Comment. Mexico City.—His face showing none of that whimsical humor which sometimes characterizes him, Presi dent Huerta appeared before the new Mexican Congress and read his mes sage. Few Mexican Presidents have read at the formal opening sessions of Con gress shorter messages and few have confined themselves so entirely to one subject. It was nothing more than a terse explanation of his motives for dissolving the old Congress, most of the members of which are now in the penitentiary, accused of sedition. There were no extraneous frills to the session. It was more in the nature of a little business meeting of the President and the men converted into lawmakers during the recent so called elections. The message General Huerta bore to them was in its essence an admoni tion. The incident he related to them of the dissolution of the previous Con gress was one by which it was inti mated they might be guided in their conduct as Congressmen. The message, as stated in the fore cast, was chiefly a review of the po litical events since October 10 last; a plea of justification for the assump tion of dictatorial powers, the dissolu tion of Congress and the imprisonment of the Deputies; a denunciation of the latter for alleged harboring of trea sonable designs; a demand for a com plete vindication at the hands of the new Congress and ratification of his acts, and a rather bombastic and stilt ed protestation of ""patriotism. That Huerta would promptly get the rati fication seemed to be beyond doubt. The forecast was correct, even to the quoting of Napoleon. The reply of the Speaker, Eduardo Tamariz, was brief. Not all the Con gressmen were present. Huerta, who appeared in evening clothes, was applauded only upon his arrival and departure, when the mem bers of Congress and the spectators rose to their feet and added “Vivas” to the handclapping. The only country not represented in the gallery reserved for diplomats was tne United States. Nelson O’Shaugh nessy, the Charge d’Affaires, acting under instructions, was absent from the session. ARREST ZELAYA EXPECTED. Washington Willing To Surrender Ex- Dictator To Nicaragua. Washington.—The refusal of Secre tary of State Bryan to receive Jose Santos Zelaya, ex-President of Nica ragua, it became known, was because the United States will take all steps in its power to have Zelaya brought to trial for the numerous crimes that are ascribed to him when he was dicta tor of Nicaragua. It is known that Zelaya is under surveillance and his arrest at any moment may be ex pected. MISS BURNS PAYS FINE. Suffragette Who Chalked White House Sidewalks. Washington.—Miss Lucy Burns, the capital’s first militant suffragette, paid a fine of one dollar in police court for i chalking the White House sidewalks with “votes for women.” The judge proposed to release Miss Burns on her personal bond not to repeat the of fense, which is a violation of a city ordinance. “I want this thing settled ;and over with,” said Miss Burns, so the court made it a dollar, and she left, the center of admiration of her sisters. SHOOTS WIFE AND HER MOTHER. Then Electrician, Deserted, Turns Pistol On Himself. Pittsburgh.—Charles Deitz, an elec trician, aged 35 years, shot his wife, his mother-in-law, Mrs. Caroline Mil ler, and himself at Braddock, a sub urb. The trio was hurried to the nearest hospital, where phyeicians said Dietz would likely die, but the women were not dangerously hurt. Dietz and his wife have not been liv ing together and the shoting attended a visit Dietz paid to her mother’s home. GIRLS GO ON HUNGER STRIKE But Return For Lunch At College After Missing Meal. Spartanburg, S. C. —Two hundred young women students at Converse College, who started a hunger strike at dinner as a protest against the food, returned for lunch. A dozen had weakened at breakfast. “Merely the desire of the young ladies to try some novel experience,” was the comment of Dr. Robert P. Pell, president of the college. TO SMASH THE EGG TRUST. Attorney-General To Investigate Cold- Storage Combination. Washington.—Attorney-General Me- Reynolds is considering an investiga tion of an alleged cold storage combi nation, which he believes may be re sponsible for the high price of eggs and poultry. Charges have also reached the department that cold stor- . age concerns in some instances sell cold storage products for fresh ones. Such transactions violate the Pure Food law. MUST GET TOGETHER i\ Factional Disputes in Republican Party Hurt Country. Present Administration Has Not, and Will Not Have, the Support of the Majority of the Electorate. How ( long can a minority party go on winning elections by reason of the divisions between other parties op posed to its most important policies? How many years will majorities that agree upon the fundamental features of such questions as the tariff and the currency submit to political helpless ness caused by their failure to act to gether? In Massachusetts the Democrats boast of the election of their candi didate for governor by a larger plu rality than any Democrat ever had before him in that state. They are jubilant over the margin of 60,000, or thereabouts, by which they carried the head of their ticket to victory. Yet the three other candidates who stood on platforms opposed to the Democratic tariff policy polled 82,000 more votes than the winner in a four cornered contest. In New Jersey there is much re joicing among Democratic politicians because the president’s state has gone democratic this fall. But here, again, the result is clearly due to the divi sions among the majority of the vot ers who stand for the protective tariff. The combined vote of the Republicans and the Progressives was 20,000 or more above the Democratic strength. How long can such conditions con tinue? When will the majority which is anti-Democratic in respect to ques tions of great importance make its real power felt at the polls and regain its natural control of national affairs? Democratic Trust Policy. Now that the Democrats have got ten their tariff law enacted, they seem bent upon making a drive at the trusts. Having no means at hand for carrying out an anti-trust policy they forsooth have to fall back upon ex isting law. Thus liie action of Presi dent Taft finds indorsement. In sea son and out of season he was busy bringing the Sherman anti-trust law to bear upon the forms of consolida tion that could not give a good ac count of themselves. The Democratic attorney general, Mr. Mcßeynolds, proposes to make the dissolution of the Harvester trust by law drastic to the last article. Claiming in his brief that the trust arose through no economic need, but through the intervention of George W. Perkins, a banker and insurance man, at the fortunate moment, he asks the dissolution of the trust and the distribution of the stock of the parent company. The good book says there is a time to laugh and a time to weep, and it seems untimely when the country is in the gasp of a gen eral attack updn industry through-fee tariff law to enter upon an anti-trust crusade. As a matter of fact, the Democratic administration was afraid to carry out its professions of taking the tariff off of all trust commodities and falls back upon the recourse of President Taft for trust-smashing, with the extreme of radicalism that will not accomplish the end better, but will surely tend to alarqj all consolidated enterprise. Still in the Limelight. Mr. Roosevelt has gone to South America to preach the “new democ racy” to the people of our sister repub lics. Incidentally it kept him oue of the country over the election, which is of advantage to a man who is wait ing for a presidential nomination to lay its irresistible grasp upon him, and it will serve to keep him a good deal in the limelight, which is also neces sary for a man who has the most sub stantial reasons for his determination not to be forgotten within the next three years. We know of no country in greater need of education in popular government than Mexico, or a country 1 where Mr. Roosevelt can get more of that excitement necessary to keep his blood in circulation. If he would go there and deliver a course of lectures to Huerta, Carranza, Orozco and Zapata he would have a most interest ing trip and possibly do much good. Truth About Sugar Schedule. Concerning the new tariff bill, the Democratic organ of this city says “One feature of the new act that im presses itself strongly on the public is the free list. Under the Republi can law sugar paid a duty of 48.5 per cent., which the Democrats have taken off.” Why does it try to conceal un der this receht statement the signifi cant fact that while many products of northern industry are fitted into that free list instanter, sugar is left un changed till next March, is then given a very conservative reduction, and its going to the free list postponed till 1916? —Philadelphia Ledger. Does Not Speak for the Nation. In Mr. Roosevelt’s own state of New York his own people have just reject ed overwhelmingly his candidates who consented, in the hope of catching votes, to submit their independence in the judicial offices to which they as pired to the decisions of mob mass meetings. In Argentina Mr. Roosevelt is speaking only for himself and a dwindling array of political followers. He is not speaking for the American people nor does he voice their deci sions, intentions or convictions. Advantages of Civilization. “Roosevelt will be away from civil ization three months,” says an ex change. There’s no use talking, civil ization has its advantages.—Detroit Free Press. “Distance Lends Enchantment.” At last we have succeeded in pleas ing Japan. It is the tariff. We should rejoice that it pleases somebody, even if 6,000 miles away.—St. Louis Globe- Democrat, Rep.