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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1912. THE ARGUS. Jubllshed Dally and Weekly at 1624sented and discussed. Second tnur, Jiork K.and. 111. (En- ; In the third place Justice George tered at the poatnfficc aa second-class j A. Cooke should be reelected because matter.) : the people owe him the full term of Kek laiaad Mfnbrr of tb Awociaied Ms own after his satisfactory filling i I BY THE J. W. POTTER CO. TERMS. Dally, lo -. r.t pt week, the state has allowed the hard-work-Weekly. tl per ar In advance. ! Jng members of the supreme court. Complaint of dllvry srrvlce should These are some of the reasons why be made to the circulation dpartmer.t. the people of Rock Island county and which Bhould also he notified m every of the entire district be they deroo Inntance whre 1? H destred to have j crats or republicans should vote for paper d!contlnud. an carriers have no ; George A. Cooke for judge of the :-u authority In the premise. ! prcme court of Illinoii All communications of argumentative j . V VIT1 I'll! '-I . . Jtllt . f 'Wwrvc T SI character, political or rellg-lous, roust have ral name attached for publica tion. No rich article will be printed rrer fictitious signatures. Telephone In all department: Cen tral Union. Wet 145. 1143 and 2143; Union Electric. 5145. gnfrrffj COUNCIL 29 Wednesday, May 29, 1912. Justice George. A. Cook" is a hard worker, because he had been a working man all bis life. He Is not ashamed cf It and Is fond of work. It has always been his stock In trade. It is what has put him where he Is. The city of Edmonton, the capital of the province cf Alberta in western Canada, Is the latest Important acces sion to the single tax ranks. To be sure the city did not have far to go to get there. For some time it has been raising local revenues by a tax on land values together with a tax on business as the only additional form of taxation. Now the latter tax has been abolished, and the ci'y has for all local purposes the unadulterated single tax in operation. - I to be paid for like gains in Mexico. The logs to the British public and.jo interfere in Mexico would entail to the parties concerned directly in I prolonged and difficult military opera the British coal strike is put at J72.- tiens and in the end more American 997.r,fK to fin.ns.V.cn, with no allow- nves might be sacrificed and more ance made for the increased cost of ; American property destroyed than living consequent upon the strike. would be lost by many years of unend The suggestion most favored as most lne rebellions and internal strife. Cuba, likely to safeguard against a like ' on the other hand, can easily be han strike "1b," Consul Griffiths reports. ; died by the army and navy. Complete inai or me extension oi tne pnnri- pie of cooperation which has worked bo successfully In many Instance. It 1b felt that if the wage earner, upon some proper bails, can be taken Into partnership with the employer, so that a real community of interests may be established, this will accomplish more than can be secured by any artificial and arbitrary legislation.'' A VAUNT THK ALI.KYS There is a move on in St. Joseph, Mo., to cIobo up all the alleys in the city by dedicating and apportioning half of the alley to the residence prop erty on either side of the block. This la not bad move. The alleys of al most any city in America are an un necessary loss of ground and are places of accumulating filth; the hot i by bis predecessor, who told the party bed of disease and contagion. Alleys , it "must take Taft or me." The senti may be necessary in the business por- ! ment among republicans against a tlons of the fit y where goods are sup- ! third term was stronger then than posed to be unloaded at the rear and -no' a,1(l Taft wag taken to escape bold to customers who tarry them i "me." out through the rront doors, but they are really not a necessity any other place. The great city of New York has no alleys and has never ao far discovered any use for them. New additions to aome cities that are now being laid out have no alleyi, and as a consequence those jonstrated. Unlike the man he suc addltlons are more sanitary. Alleys cecded he has had no quarrel with con are nearly always neglected and fre quently ar used only as a dumping place for all kinds of filth. In these days when the streets are paved and the alleys are not, many already have drives from the street to the coal cel lar, the carriage houe and the auto mobile garage. AH dwellings that have not, should lay out thene drives and the alleys, it is maintained bv a supporter of the movement, should be entirely dispense, i with to the health and comfort of the whole city. ' WHY Jl" STICK IXK)KE .SHOI LI) BK EIJtXTKI. Hon. Oorge A. Cooke. Justice of the supreme couTt of Illinois. Is in Hock Island, and he is receiving a cor dial reception by republicans as well as democrats. The cordiality of Rock Island county voters should be express- his mistakes by openly approving AI ed not only in again meeting the drich and Cannon, and permitting Bul Judge and enjoying his delightful per-; linger to resign with a strong letter sonality. but also in supporting him at ' of commendation. the election next Monday, June 3. Justice George A. Cooke should be re-' elected and Rock Island county 6hould do its share toward making his major-1 ity most emphatic. In the rim place he should be elected because he has made a fearless, upright and able Judge. Although he went on the bench j has been the real boss cf the adminis- Mr Taft 6t''(ctp,l wrong advisors. towered ICJO feet above the surface of without previous Judicial experience. 1 1 ration. The trusts and corporations ' He failed to take note of Popular j the sea. As hardly more tbua one his learning In the law soon made him , and men of frr fnm,nta hA hn ' thought. He is beaten and it is to be i tenth of the berg is out of water. ao valuable a member that, it is said all of his colleagues, regardless of pol- itica, are desirous or seeing him re- turned to give bis strength to the court's opinions. In the second place, he should be elected because he represents a dif - ferent school of political thought from that of the great majority of the mem- bers of the court. There are at pres - eux ne repuoucan Justices and two cemoirauc Justices in . . me supreme iaiu 1 1 1 1 ijK I nil inai iris chAM . . . i . ... . rirtt .nt . i.,r.r. j r' ;r. , " ; : : 1 V Tn,.7h T Vt, T ' u.r.Uvu,aiii cision and m many cases Is made by the men on the state court of last re - sort. ,t i. necessary that varied polit- leal and economic view be represented ao tut all pluses 0f every element. which enters into the making of a state's laws should be thoroughly pre- out of the term of Justice Scott. He I baa worked at the old salary and j I should be given an opportunity to re- 'ceive the a:lded compensation which r-v i.-iu jiliu.i m.j CUBA. Americans whose property has been in peril for many months in Mexico and whose interests there have suffer ed grievously because of successive rebellions and prolonged disorder and unre6t will object to the apparent read iness cf the federal administration to make Cuba keep the peace while Mex ico is allowed great latitude In break ing down civil government and inter rupting the orderly movement of life. They will demand reasons for making fsh of one neighbor of the United States and flesh of the other. That reason is not far to seek. It is found in the fact that this country is under special obligations to pre vent any breaking down of law and or- 1er in Cuba. By the creation of an independent state on that island, and 'still more by the formal assumption of a limited guardianship over the Cuban i republic, the United States has been ; placed in such a position that it cannot W t things drift in Cuba as they have drifted in Mexico. This is true regard ' less of all other differences between the two countries and the conditions i which would affect American interven ; tion. It must be remembered, also, that to enforce peace and respect for law and order in Cuba would cost no price i iu blood and treasures as would have ujf,t ran be insured on that island without a long and costly, much less a bloody, war. But the moral obligation and the material conditions are different in Cuba from those existing in any other country with which the United States is concerned. There are good and suf ficient reasons why much sterner and quicker action may be taken there than would be Justified in respect to any other state, in Latin-America or else where. WHEUK TAFT FAILED. When President Taft entered upon the duties of the presidency, he was one of the best liked men in the land. He was not the choice of his party, but was forced upon the convention Nevertheless the people had much admiration for Taft and it looked as If he would usher in that era of peace and good will that characterized 'he adnilnsitration of Monroe. That the president is big hearted 'and broad minded has often been dom- gress or individuals. Where he could not And a sui'uMe republican, he has appointed democrats to ot'ice. He even wi:iit out of his way to honor a d:s- tiiiguisiiea jurist iy making Associate i Justice White, chief justice of the su - prenic court, though White is a demo- crat and served in the confederate army. He is also a also a Ca'holic. The president was informed the appoint- i m,"t woull injure him but he replied that hlte deserved the distinction, The president has dune many equal - ly generous aits. He is also thorough ly, reliably honest, well meaning and patriotic. That he has been a good president no fair minded person dis putes. But te failed woefully In other direc tions. His greatest mistake was his Indorsement of the virions' Payne-Al-i!rich tariff bill whb h he declared was the best tariff measure ever passed bv ! an AmrHnn rnnrn.ss He niilt'rt tn These are the chief complaints against the president and they have told heavily against him. Hp ro.rirt r.r.t eeo that VioH come upon the people and that they demanded a new deal. He accepted the narrow vifion of his brother, who 'given control of the republican r.artv j La Follette fought valiantly to divorce i the party from these cormorants. Af-! tt r years of hard work La Follette ! , ag joined by Dolliver. Cummins, j ; Brlstow. Clapp, and others who be-1 1 came known as insurgen's. This band j iof men was determined to reform the republican party. To do this they :knew that Cannon. Aldrich. Hale, Bur-! rows. Depew. Crane. Guggenheim, . . . ... l. ooge ana other agents of the inter - hvi iu. uilu me A 1 1. Lit- ruririiu can t . . . . . . . i j . . . . . i. . . i , .. . .. lru,u. 'u '"" - , al LHTy mnSl De DroUgtl ; P P i;i m-repiing u ne noi or.iy rougnt the insurgents, but .ought to drive them . out of the party, meanwhile retaining the Cannons. Aldricr.es. Cranes and I Lode The load proved too heavy for him. 'HOW LONG WILL AMERICANS EAT MEAT FOREIGNERS CONDEMN?" ASKS REFORMED Rev. Carolina Bartlett Crane and Rep resentative John W. Nelaon. Rev. Caroline Bartlett Crane, tbe noted reformer and divine of Kala mazoo, Mich., la putting up a big fight against the government's pres ent methods of meat Inspection. She 'declares they are lax, and Bay Am jericana must eat meat, the importa tion of which la forbidden by Ger many and England. She declares that meat from which diswaaed por tions have been out, rejected by for eign countries, are sold through home markets. Mr. Crane recently went before the house committee on agriculture and spoke in favor of the passage of a resolution Introduced by Representa tive Nelson, of Wisconsin, calling for an investigation of the government's methods of inspection. CAPITAL BY CLYDE H. TAVENNER. (Special Correspondence of The Argus.) Washington, May 27. The Theodore Roosevelt who will go down in history will differ considerably from the Theo- J dore Roosevelt . who is today the popular hero in many states. This will be because of the abundance of official data in the archives of the department of jus tice in Washing ton which shows beyond successful contraction that Roosevelt Is allied and always has been with the "far- reaching Morgan interests," the same interests which are now n nancing with a lavish hand his campaign for re- TAVENNER nomination. PAST-MISTER IX POLITICS. Although the ex-president, past-mas- i tpr in politics that he is, may be able to lead thousands of voters to believe i... . n ....o. ., i , ' " ... v.. iranv UKiitiiri k vai m- r i uufclrlal lruo18 wnlcu l,fem' ' "nm8 lne screws on tne American puo - i s P l ! MT- Kooseveit may tie aie to temporar - I J J ny rooi tne majority ot tne people in : menaation or tne investigator to pros this reeard. he w ill not be able to fool : ecute the trust was an order to his historians. The data at the depart ment of justice in Washington, re vealing his failure to bring criminal prosecution against George W. Perkins for organizing the illegal harvester trust, when considered with the sworn report of the Roosevelt campaign com mittee of New York showing how Per kins contributed thousands to leturn Mr. Roosevelt to the White house, forms a chain of evidence that will The agents of the interests are gone J or have received notice from the pto- ! pie to go and La Follette. Cummins, ' on?io, Liapp ana omen, or me orave !Ultle and f eformer8 are tho tru8t- ed advibors of the rank and file of the I republican party. 'regretted as he is naturally a progres- sive and should have led the progres sive uprising. GREENLAND'S ICEBERGS. Their Progress Southward Lasts From February Till August. Those monsters of menace to navlga- tion. Icebergs, are formed from huge pieces broken from the glaciers of the . -. : ,, . : - ' southward until they way in I er waters of the gulf stream, 'ibe terrible procession begins In Feb- j 1 th U ! be nortrAttantic I Ach year s Tts regular reports ofrilUng .bS an coU sons 5 . -T , . cou'80l's ana imr steams rf.lrl ,h I-;, -' I COMMENT 6urely be commented upon by unpre judiced historians. History will have to state that dur ing all the time he was in the White ! house, well as when vunnintr for the third termi Mr Roosevelt wag m freauent conference with George W. Perkins, who might be accurately de scribed as the official messenger of Wall street. History must show that Perkins was the chief aide and co- i schemer of J. P. Morgan while the latter was in the years between 1905 ! and 1911 throttling business in every direction. It was Perkins who, as Morgan's business partner, showed Morgan how to dominate the boards of ; directors of all the great railroads, banks and trust companies, express, telegraph and telephone companies, I steamship lines, insurance companies j and all the great industrial trusts, to j the end that Morgan now has a strangle hold on a corporate wealth ; of over $35,000,000,000, an amount equal to one-third of the total wealth of the nation. TUB 1IAIIVF.STF.R TBIST SCAMJAL. Mr. Roosevelt's biography will also relate that while he was president, Burdette D. Townsenrt, one of his as sistant attorney generals, investigated ! the harvester trust, reiiorted that it was a trust or the most vicious char acter, that it was holding up the farm- ! ers- ,nat a" tne I,lans Ior 1,3 organiza - f.f.n and manipulation had been con - ; ceivea and executed ny Kooseveit a i "-mi, v eu i e - w. x-emius, aim margins? ; .Mr. Kooseveit s answer to the recon attorney general not to start suit un til he gave the word, which word was never given, Mr. Perkins thus being saved from a possible penitentiary sen tence and the trust from dissolution. Not one out of a hundred persons knows of these facts, and it is impossi ble to educate all the people on a sub ject like this in a short time. But Mr. Roosevelt's historians will find it all: And perhaps tve-n more! summer montos. Certain years stand out as unusuallv bad ice vears. but the i general story is much the same. Once. ; during the month of May. 143 icebergs "ere Minted off Cape llace iu a single day. Oue of the largest icebergs ou record tbis would meao a mass or ice 7.000 teet (one and one-third luilesi from top to bottom, its volume was calculated to be about fMO.OOO.ooo cubic feet and its weight some Iti.00O.tJOO tons: icebergs need not be extraordinarily high to be stupeDdnous. Lieutenant Peary reported a berg 12.fJ0 feet long (over two nod one-half mileai. Il.tiOO feet wide ami ISti feet hign. it was j estimated, to weigh i..'y'..M5.ooo tons. Another iner.surea rartner north con- i iini -T mm ihiO .uhir fr nr w i - - - - - - - - ana elgDed no than 2.UOU.UoG,UOO i tons. ,Vw lurk World. The Servant Problem. V V dtrat1 c a TI ,he,r,p,fc . L rP0! CorDt1 ! "Aln t this servant problem gettln' to "JW'ul- ash.ntoi, Star. Humor and Philosophy 9r nVJtCAJ M. SMITH PERT PARAGRAPHS. JT may be that a million dollars would ' ue a uue ming io nnve. DUt certain- : ly the acquiring of it would necessarily i cut out most tine things of Ufe. ; , . . At the approach of the June gradua It Is a good thing to have friends, but i . . . 7 . not for that reason. Usten to reason If you hare a chance, but don't think every chance is a reason. Don't keep the other fellow waiting unless the advantage is all on his side and then don't. Help the other fellow occasionally, lust to see hew It feels to do something without getting or expecting any pay forte Decency and honesty are a splendid double team to draw you along the crowded thoroughfare of life. The man who has time for work and play has time to live. Yon not only hare to be better thtn your adversary, but you have to prove It in order to have it benefit you. The more optimism you can shed about you the more you will have. Not every one is a friend who marches under that banner. Standardized Statesman. This year we pick a congressman. And. though we fusa and fret. 'We're likely to elect the kind That we most always get. Variety In congressmen We very seldom Etrlke. For when we come to slse them up They're very much alike. Some one to go to Washington To send us garden seeds And draw hla salary, for he The money always needs; Some one to represent us there When tariff comes to bat If he Is not out playing golf When congress votes on that. i We cannot go to Washington The public works to scan And act on our own judgment. And bo we send a man. We pick out some good talker And rush him madly through. For that's what takes In congresa-w It's mostly what they do. So we must of the candidates Make very careful note. Unless we want to let It go. Just shut our eyes and vote. And that's about as good a way. Perhaps, to play the game. For If we take them up and down They run about the same. John Knew, "I am sent to get the necessary articles for a iish i n g trip, Mrs. Brown." "Who sent you. John?" "Mr. Brown. He is going hurried ly." "Ilave you got his things?" "Yes, ma'am." "Clothing and such things?" "Oh. uo. ma'am; Just his pocket flasks and cork screws."' Explained. "Young Bates is cured of bis dyspep sia." "Yes; just since he Is married." "'And he told me that his wife never went to cooking school in her life and didn't know u tiling about dietetics" "Yes; that's the reason be has recov ered his health." Equals. "Oh. he Is a hustler: Been traveling ! on thilt territory six months and is en- ; gaKeo to a girl in every town." , "What kind of girls are they? Nice "Sure. And popular too. Each one is engaged to at least half a dozeu drummers." The Repeating Brand. "Lightning never strikes twice in the same place." "'Oh, yes. It does." "Show me the place." "Look at some of our grand old statesmen. They have tieen bit by kj- 1 Htical lightning time and again. Compliments. "The lilac bushes in my saburhan home are as large as forest trees." "I wish 1 could lilac that'" "Your lie generally lacks beauty, per fnme and bigness. Mine have all these." Acumen. "That's a smart child." "Why?" "It has evidently picked out parents that it can doss " Same Result. "Do yon tjelieve in suffrage, Jaker" "No, but my wife does." Its Specialty. When eonsresa la tn xaloo. Say. lan't tt lust grand To ae It doir.s nothing With auch a matter hacdT Or let ua ttate it this wny: Pray. Int It Jut ell To k it doing nothing. And doing It o writ? The Worm Turns. Ocean Voyager-1 Mn't I he pnsen gers make you tired with the ques tions they askt Captain Yes. very What else is it you want to tnow? Boston Transcript. p.iwiks are men's hearts men's bands. Arabic. Id other The Argus The Proposed Debate By Lucia D. W. Redfield. Copyrighted. 1911. by Aaaomated LJtarary Bureau. Id New England there are two col-1 legea within a few miles of each other. the one founded by Ebenezer Black for young men, tne otner oy Arietta White for women, the former being known as Black and the latter as Whit roller. " , - tasen in tuurope ana America u ue "0te9 'or womea Question, some one proposed that a debate upon the topic. "ReeolTed. that the vote be given te women,' take place aa one of the fea tures of commencement, the Black stu dents to defend the negative and the Whites the affirmative. A challenge was forwarded by the students of White to the students of Black. It was accepted, and committees were ap pointed in each college to select Us rep resentative disputants and to arrange the terms. It was feared that men Judges would award the victory to men and women to women. Therefore a compromise was effected by leaving the decision to the audience, no student being allowed to vote. This was a point gained by the women, for the majority of those attending such exhibitions are usually of that sex. Recognising this advan tage of their opponents, the men stu dents selected their handsomest and most winning speakers Instead of those capable of bringing forward the best arguments. The committee of White students, hearing of this, relegated to the background any candidate who was not attractive. The consequence was that the most engaging men and wom en in either college were appointed dis putants, while those whose recommen dations were Intellect alone were pass ed over as unavailable. In this wicked world when a ques tion of Importance comes np for set tlement, instead of each side making an honest endeavor to decide aright, chi canery Is resorted to in order to secure j an aa vantage, jonn niaritiey, a senior, was made manager of the Black debat ing team and Drucilla Spanker man ager of the White team. Markley had a sister iu White, and Miss Spanker had a brother In Black. Markley laid out the campaign In this wise: He would instruct his debaters to contrive to exhibit the unfitness of women to vote by bringing into the debate polit ical questions upon which they must necessarily show their ignorance. The tariff, the Initiative, the referendum, the recall, were to be fired at the girls with confusing rapidity. If this did not produce a panic the "reasonable ness" of a recent decision of the Unit ed States supreme court was to be sent In like a charge of cavairy to turn the enemy's right. j Possibly a victory might have been gained in this way had not the man i ager of the women's team induced ; Miss Emma Markley to make a foray i luto her brother's room when the two j were at home for the spring recess in ! search of Information of the enemy's ! plans. She discovered a list of those brain splitting questions in his pocket The result was that n copy was given I to the debaters for the purpose of "boninjr up" on the problems. Mennwhlle Ned Spanker was spying on his sister with a view to securing points in the program of the wom en's team. Unfortunately for bim, his talent for spying? was not up to bis sister's, and he made poor headway, lie asked her leading questions, the only reply to which was a wry face and "Don't you wish you knew?" John Markley, who had suggested the move, received Ned's report with misgivings. He recognized the fact of woman's superiority in a game of duplicity. He called a conference of his team, ami ' nn all night discussion as to whnt wns . ' to be done took place, which resulte.l j : in a proposal for a conference between j ; the teams with a view to establishing certain rules by which both should be I guided during the debate. The two teams met on the campus of White college on the first Saturday I afternoon in May. The sprinjr had i come on. the day was delightful, and j both men and women, especially tlie i latter, were dressed becomingly. From their Immaculate appearance and the i deferential bearing of the men they would never hive been taken tor those about to engage in hostilities of any j kind Kuies were proposed and d'.s- cussed, the men gallantly giving way to the women on all points Hnfortunntely a bit of nn affair had been going on between one ot the girl debater. Miss Mimd Jennings, ml Mr. Uick Turner. Miss Jennings Mini that she bad a proposition to make , which tfhe preferred to sound one of ! the men npon and invited Mr. Turner ! to stroll off toward the cbniel for the I j purpoHe. Mr Fred Howard declared that be wished to consult Mis lielle ! i Lpton upon an Important matter con- ; ' cernlng the coming debate, and they ! ; took the path toward the astronomical j I nhacrvaturv Mr Kdward Parker anil Miss Oella Storms departed tn the dl , rectlon of tbe lilirnry. while Je Win j Chester and Marian i'boroe proceeded j In the direction of the laboratory I This left Archie Tucker and ;race ; Smith sole occupants of the campus. and thef rui?nt consult on nny uh Ject they pleased without being over- I beard. But the position was eiixisi-1 ; and they disappeared with tbe rest. This effected a sine die adjournment of tbe conference since none of tb strollers returned until that boor wbec tbe young ladies were expected to seek , tbe seclusion ot their rooms for study. ; No business having tieen transacted. ! it was thought Dest to call another ' meeting od the following Saturday, i This occasion wns marked by the at- tendance ot Protf-soc Irgiiitu Oicott. aged flfty-tive atid wttn little or nn ; sympathy wttb tbe foibles ot youth, j All tiie necessary business wns trari- ' acted, but one ot the uirti proposed that tbey meet tbe next aruruay aft ernoon for further conference Pro fessor Olcott declared that further meetings were not necessary, and the Daily Story faculty would not permit any more ct them. Professor Olcott made a mistake tn not attending the first meeting. Dur ing that conference, which bad resolved Itself Into five separate consultations, one engagement bad taken place, two actual love affairs had been started and one mild flirtation Indulged In. The only couple between whom noth ing unusual took place were Mr. Tucker and Miss Smith, who bad been engaged before either of them had entered col lege. There were no more meetings between the debaters, but a great many couple meetings of which neither Professor Olcott nor any other mem ber of the faculty was aware. A week before the proposed debate Mr. John Markley called on Miss Em ma Spanker and announced that he feared the feature which had been re lied upon to give such eclat to the commencement exercises would fall through. He bad received a note from one of his team announcing his en gagement to one of the White team and his conversion to the votes for women cause. Another member had told him that be didn't give a tinker's cuss If every woman in Europe, Asia, Africa and America, had a vote. This debater confidentially announced thai he had met the Jollleet girl In Chris tendom on the opposing team, and he would not only give her his vote, but his bead, too. If she wanted it Thus far he had bestowed upon her tea pounds of candy. Miss Spanker was surprised at this information because she had met with the same experience in her own team. One of ber debaters, who bad been detected smuggling flowers to her room, had resigned from the team, stating that she hadn't the slightest use for a vote. If she had one she wouldn't know what to do with It un less she gave it to an awfully nice fel low, who would do her voting for her soon after she bad been graduated. Another had admitted that she had lost interest in the subject, while a third renegade to her sex declared that no woman could be driven to the polls past a department store in which a bargain sale was in progress. A mutual disappointment brought about a mutual sympathy. Mr. Mark ley was one of Black's most prominent undergraduates, and Miss Spanker was a young lady of great refinement to say nothing of her comeliness. They held several protracted meetings and at the end of every meeting were far nearer being in love with each other than with the subject that brought them together. The arrangements for the debate were now in such an unsatisfactory state that the condition came to the ears of Professor of Elocution At wood In Black college, to whose de partment It belonged. He sought Pro fessor Cummlngs of the corresponding department In White, and the two put their heads together with a view to seeing what could be done to save the debate from falling through. But bad luck seemed to attend the movement from the tlrst Everybody knows that spring Is the season for love, and this spring seemed to lie es pecially adapted for the purpose In that vicinity. Professor Atwood was a bachelor and Professor Cummlngs a maid The result of fhelr putting their heads together was not condu cive to a solution of the problem. Several students of White college the day before the one appointed for the debate gut together to Insure Its coming olT as announced. These young? ladles were of a very different typo from those who hud thus far had th matter in charge, taking a real inter est In the subject to tie debuted They solved the problem at once, so f:ir as While college was concerned, by ap pointing a real cnpable substitute for each and every womnn debater. These j substitutes were not endowed with I beauty of face or figure; they weru Intellectuals, standing high In llielr classes anil in every way titled to re rcsent It in any capacity. When the ifly and Oour for the de byte arrived the hall In which it was to take place wus crowded On th platform sat the substitute!, but not an original appointee appeared. The. manage! of the men s team wnlkeU forward and annulment that there w no necessity for u debute on trie iie tion so far as bis college wuh concern ed since every man appointed tn srgim against woman's voting find from the first alio wa a marked liiilirtiTene. tn the matter and finally backed our from serving n a debater, lie hud called for sulist ittites. tint none had volun teered. One thing had lieeii demon strated - that the students of !' acK col lege were not su ungallsint an to wrgnu on the negative side of the rjuewtlon "Shall women le glvn th. vote?" Iln regretted that the nudience should lut disappointed, but that could uot be tieied. '1 he audience then strolled out on to the campus. There was much lnl:vld ual comment express!, but on moth er matter than the debute that had not come off. It wai concerning Hie num ber of engagement that had been ch oiiiy result of the proposed discussion. May 29 in American History. l7::'J-l'Etr;.-U Henry, orator of the iJevoiuti'iu. born; died ITiJTl. JS77John Lotbrop Motley, historian, died; born 1S14. 1011 The United States supreme court ordered the A rnerieau Tobacco com pany to dissolve unless reorgan ized; penalty for violating the Sher man anti-trust act. The danger of a little knowledge of things l disputable, but lieware the little knowledge of oneself. George i Meredith.