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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 20 December 1911
tionary troops -detraining just before -a battle. . Center photograph: was taken in, the rebel trenches during-an engagement. Lower picture shows some of the same men aiming' a mountain gun. CONVICT MAKES CHRISTMAS PLEA 'IN POETIC FORM . . ' c , , f Jefferson City, Mo.," Dec.'-20. A convict-in thestate penitentiary here .has" written-a Christ mas poem. Jtie nides nis laentity Junder thepen name, "No. 11240.V Here 'is his poem: I -.-. There isn't- much r Christmas up herein tjhe'pen, There isn't muqh holiday cheer; No breathin' of Ijolly or wreathin' of holly ' . Or wisfrin' a happy. new year. The stockin's are hung on 'the line, itisue ' ; (They're hurig there to dryout the wet);- , f , The heat may halve dried 'em, but nothjn'sinsidei'em , i ' To make it like Christmayou bet". 'I : -""" It seems that St. Nicholas somehow, forgets ' ' ; The popr fellow lodged in the pen. : Old jolly Kris Kningle you never hear jingle Among these poor desolate men. Except now and then the express tea...
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MamMMMH ,'V ' ber the lonely Yes, pack up. and send him' a "box. r CYNTHIA GREYTO WOOED AND WOOERS (1) When a couple are to be .. married in the pastor's s'udy, would it be proper to announce the marriage in the papers? How would you word it? (2) Give a novel way to entertain at a shower and "500" party for a girl friend. What tallies and prizes arid refreshments? I can paint the jtalfies and priz.es mvself. Since the girl "has not enough friends of her own to fill 3 tables would it be proper for me to ask my own friends who have never met her? Miss Lighthead. A. (1) Yes. "Mr. anad Mrs. John Smith announce" the marriage of their daughter Mary Jane, to Mr. John Do; on Tuesday, October eighth, 19T1. "At home after November first. a,t 234 Main street." (2) Since' he girl has not'enougli friends' of her own to make-up the 3 tables. lby all means give up the idea of "500", for if would be very bad form to invite-strangers to the fftiest of honorto.a shower given for her. Have, a "thimble...
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. 'r V V-V ; . THETORY OF THE McNAMARA TRAIL I How Sam Browne, Detective, "Got the Goods" on Dynamiters ? '":'' ByJW.'G. Shepherd. .' . '.. ; -jc1 -c' -'- - , - Article cNo:i3r Los Angeles,";jDec. 20. While DetectiveSam-BTovne of Los 'Angeles was chasing- .the three Times buikHng dynamitefs'he did not know that, i the1? 'Rational Erectors! association ;wa 5 'on the' trail of dynam'itefs.who'haa dynamited sameQ; or '80. pieces of SanrL. Browne. construction. In-fact, lie did not know of the -train (ofexplosions. It wasW. J. Burns who was seeking tljeJ.vmen.lwbo;had committed this -train ' oflTexolosion. But Burns, at no-jtime,' secured any important evidence in the Los Angeles case. ' . "As I woried on my case," says Browne, "I" talked with men here and thereover thecountrv who told me about other explosions. Then I learned! thati" there was such a thing as a widespread dynamiters' systems However,'i I didrdtr.attempt to get anyevidence;in'tha1r direction. I had- been ordered, by .my...
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throughout the country. "The thing for me to do was to find out whether my man Brice was one of the McNamaras. I asked for a description of them, 'As soon as I received a description of Jim McNamara I knew that I had my man Brice and that ' he was the man who had blown up the Times building. "We sent word to Burns that went something like this: 'For God's sake don't wait a minute, but arrest thpse McNamaras as soon as you can, for the Times building explosion. 'Jim McNaimara is our man Brice ' "And Burns made the arrests and brought-the men here. "My men had obtained such thorough descriptions 'of the thr,ee men that we knew how they; would appear when naked. We even trailed them to Turkish bath parlors for this purpose. "One day after the trial started I said to Jim McNamara's lawyer, Le Compte Davis : 'You look on your man's chest and I'll tell .i i ii. j you vyjiai. yuu ace mcic "The. next dav Davis said to me : 'What did you say about McNamara's chest ?' " 'On his chest I said, ...
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.THREE WAYS TO COOK ROUND STEAK Beef Loaf'with Tomato-Celery Sauce Three pounds round steaks and piece of suet size of lemon ground twice; two sma.ll onions chopped fine, -two tablespoonfuls parsley chopped fine, three-fourths, cupful of milk, three eggs, eight soda crackers rolled into fine crumbs, one tablespoonful salt, cayenne to taste. Mix all the ingredients well -together and pack firmly, into a greased square bread tin and bake in moderately quick oven one hour. For the sauce take can of tomatoes, four green, peppers, two onions, three hea'ds of celery, two tablespoons of salt, two tablespoons of sugar, and three cupfuls of vinegar. Boil.6ne.and onerhalf hoursl Meat Balls Chop, fine round steak to ma'ke a teacupful when firmly pressed down. Add a teacupful of cold rice" and jseason with salt and' pe'pper. Beat one egg and add to it two-tablespoons of milk. Pour about "two tablespoons of this oyer-the. meat and rice to bind them together- Jf too dry add a little Tjrpth or mil...
Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 20 December 1911
VICTIMS OF THE MINE 'A hundred men dead in a coal mine. Three or four hundred women and children moaning and wringing their hands at the entrance to the mine. Scores of workmen down in the earth, risking their lives to recover the bodies of the hundred. Investigation o causes of the explosion. Publication of some very fine theories about cause and effect of black damp. Coroner's inquests. Denunciation pf corporation greed. f And next day public attention goes to a backwoods murder case, or the hightoned elopement of Mr. Tohn Doe with Mrs. Richard Roe, or a prize-fight in which is involved the hope of the. white race. Those dead men earned barely a living. Their families -were poorly housed, poorly fed, poorly clothed, and the source of that poor living lies maimed and blackened, dead and useless, in the darkness of the mineWhat becomes of the three or four hundred widows and orphans? They are the real tragedy of the mine horror. The paths of vice are open to the girls and boys, and ...
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f4UJyUf44i4UJ UE HOW THE WHEELS GO 'ROUND AT WASHINGTON V"dN'X,STOP LON5 AT 6CH ie Be cos diss iss my Usy Nerb las vef?e iJey print speeches i jjon'd mke BOfPUT IN "LOUD flSSLUSE.' diss Jss ijsr cloakroom op dbr ! HOUSE. 'He"RE 135 VERS I SIT AMOUNT) OH LEATHER CHAIRS UMJ5 SMOKE CIGARS pURJKTq SESSIONS. ISDfPUT IN "LOUD flSSLUSE.' yf J r 3iiss Yss verc i :draw I T . MY SALTRY. TROM HERE UE --------. 30 IRE I 3RAW MY MILEAGE, vHFTER ' , VI I LE1FE FOR HOME FOR 3G?R . ,1 days: tse-hee SUCH IS3 . N GR LIFE OF A SERF4NT fc ' r zjPr 0N EART BHflfllaMHgaHMiMHHMHHiHaMM
Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 20 December 1911
wmmmmmmmmm AIRSHIPS AND DREADNAUGHTS LOOK ALIKE TO NEW " AERIALrTORPED'O '-. '""-l- :. .- jR ,MBr EKr r This is a model of an aerial' torpedo, invented by a. young Australian, who expects it to put airships.and dreadnaughts out of business with equal facility. It will, he hopes, make all other war engines look like toys. THE DAYS , The man who lives in yesterday Must eat his victuals cold; He does not see the morning rise Bathed in new streaks ofgold ; Things dead and dying in , the dusk Are all his hands can hold.. And he who in tomorrow lives' Dwells in a misty land, r With shapes too vague for eyes tp. see, , ;. . Or hearts to understand The jewels that he reaches for May turn to heaps of sand. Healthy and wealthy, true and . wise,.. The man who trusts today, And sees in every little thing Along life's common wa', An altar where his soul mav kneef To laugh, to 'sing, to pray. o o Alas, how often is coffee grounds for divorce.
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wmmmmm&amp;wm THE SINGLE TAX WHAT IS IT? Article No. 7. By Edmund Norton. There are two principles or rules in regard to taxation, one or the other of which most people accept in theirjudgments of such matters. The first says: "People should. pay toward the support ' of gov-j ernment according to the amount, of wealth they have rthe poor paying less, the rich most." " The second says: "People should pay toward the support of government according: to the amount of benefits they receive from government if the benefits are small they should pay little;' if the benefits are large, they should pay much." Which is right? Whatever- your answer, both rules are viciously and villianously violated by nearly every form of tax in existence except the Land Value Tax where applied. The Poll Tax takes from the 'rich and poor alike without re,gard to benefits or wealth "breaking both rules. A Road Tar, which is a form of Poll Tax, takes from rich and poor alike. Then it puts -both amounts o...
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that are entirely created by the Community in its-collective capacity and in which, the individual, as an individual has no right of ownership. The right of Society to this value is born of the Right of the Creator to its own creations; just as the individual right to himself entitles him to the ownership of .his own creations of private property. Therefore, to leave to each its own creations squares with the Moral Law and satisfies Justice. Incidentally, the evils that are born of Social Injustice will disappear vhen Social Justice is satisfied and society has no business in attempting to remove any other kind of evil that belongs to the individualwith all its penalties and rewards. Attempts of society to remove individual "Motes" while suffering from its own "beams" is the essence of arrogance, ignorance and presumption. Now, in the second place, the Taxation of Land Value is known by all authority on that subject to be unshiftable. It stays where i,t is put. It is on a subject th...
Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Day Book — 20 December 1911
VJ ,THE DAILY SHORT STORY Shearing the Wolf. Philipson, real estate dealer in Johannesburg, led his partner, Oberheim, into a saloon and set him down before a quart bottle of champagne. ' i "Liquor up, old'man," he said. I've sold a three-month option for 5,000 to buy our piece of mining ground at 130,000:" Oberheim's face turned pale; he clasped his partner frantically by the arm. "You've sold a "three-month option to buy our land for '30,000?" he gasped. "Are you mad, Philipson? Didn't you refuse to sell it to the Twisted Snake Co. for less .than 150,000, and haven't they been negotiating with us to get it zi 125,000? And you sell it at 30',000?" "Now,- Oberheim, listen to reason and don't act crazy," said Philopson. "This rich. Englishman comes along, says he represents some company or other, and wants to buy a mine on -its 'behalf. I told him I had a fine property adjoining the Twisted Snake mine, right onjthe gold reef, which I'd letninThave an option on, providing, he agreed n...
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erty, came face to face with the Englishman- superintending the development. Shafts had been sunk and gold was being removed by the hundredweight, as was evinced by the great heaps of tailings white refuse left over after the cyanide,process had extracted the metaj. "Glad to see you, gentlemen,' said the Englishman. "I'll mail your check for 30,000 this afternoon." Philipson looked at his aghast. "You you're going to buy?" he stammered. , "Well, I should say I am," said the Englishman. "Best mine on the Rand, gentlemen." "But but" stammered Philipson, "your reef is the property of the Twisted Snake. We found it was a continuation of their own vein. You can't use a" particle of that gold." "So I learned. But the Twisted Snake has taken over the mine." "You can't sell to them!" shouted Philipson. "The clause in the contract says" "That I should not sell to the Twisted Snake, but should develop the land on behalf of my own company. But I have not sold to them. My company was the Twiste...
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wmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ' "THE 'REAL AND NOMINA! RULERS" OE EGYPT A! news photograph, just received," of King George of England and the khedive of Egypt, snapped at Port Said, while' theking" was f en route to India. Although the,' khedive isruler over a big terri-I tory he owes nominal homage to Turkey and is actually bossed by England. , ' ' ' ' The right girl doesn't need to use mistletoe. Prospective father-in-laws never wear boots. "" fciiftiWfiltifcliiii
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wmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm INXITTLE OLD NEW YORK By Norman. (The J. O. B. Tells an Adventure of a Fat Policeman.) n. v., all the hulls is la fun at mike sweeny, witch is a cop with a front poarch so big that he aint seen his own feet for 15 yeres Thcres one guy that aint larim at mike, too, his name is frank miller, he is a yegg man, and heleave me he -has got sum 'sore knob on him sincehimandsweeny ballanced their books . frank he was in ajoolery stoar about 2 o'clock in the forenoon, pickin up a few littel crismas gifts for the folks, when mike he come by and piped him off the door was locked, and frank had jimmied the transum open an t riggled over it, hhn being about as big around as a peace of stovepipe, it was no trick-at all for him he. give mike the laff when he seen him outside the dore, and holered, ile be out the hack way befoar you can git in, you big . harrel of mush so mike he gets terrible mad, ' and he loses his nut. instead of blowing his whissel and watching this guy inside...
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mmmmmmmmmm mmmmmw&amp;zm TAFT SUBMITS TARIFF BOARD REPORT ON WOOll SCHEDULE WITH NO RATE RECOMMENDATIONS Report Shows Tariff Should Be Reduced, But Leaves It To Con gress To Say How, and Taft Points Out Danger To3usiness oj Radical Revision. Washington, Dec. 20. The report of the tariff board on the wool schedule of the Payne-Ald-rich tariff was laid before congress with a special message fromJPresident Taft this afternoon. It shows that that scfiedule is contrary to every economic principle and ought to be lowered right away. It shows that the traiff exr eludes all foreign competition in just those lines of clothing in which competition is most needed for the great mass of-consumers the cheaper lines. " It shows that the tariff also excludes all foreign competition even in the higher grades of clothing whenever prices in this country are high. ' It shows that the cost. of production of clothing in this country is twice that in England or France, and that the main reason it ...
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mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Yet the percentage of the manufacturer's profit is not nearly so great as is the retailer's. By the ad valorem system of juggling with the tariff, when prices here are high and the consumer paying through the nose, rthe tariff -automatically becomes correspondingly high, and the .'producer, immune from foreign competition, charges what -he pleases. " When prices are low, then the ad valorem duty also becomes low, and the producer has to- face foreign competition. (A little reflection on these last two paragraphs shows clearly why American manufacturers and retailers take such great pains to see that prices in this country never, are low.) The tariff on cheap goods is often much in excess of the total value of raw material. This last is" worked by figuring. on a cost ofproduetjon in this country, thus, themported go.ods are taxed not on their actual cost of production, but on what they might have cost had they been made in this country. And the- cost of production ...
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fwmmvm BASEBALL IS AS "UNCERTAIN" AS EVER Unusual events marked the baseball season of 1911. A few bf the most extraordinary things noted prove that baseball, with its uncertainty, is as new today as it was a decade ago. When Lajoie strikes out, the fans are amazed.- Ed Walsh, of the White Sox fanned him thrice in one game at "Chicago. The entire outfield seldom of in world's series games. Walter Johnson, of the WasK-i ington club, won more than 20 gameswith a poor' second division team. .For a hopeless tailender in one league to win a series from a pennant contender in a rival organization, was what the Browns-did to the Cardinals. New York, on-th'e road, inaj makes 10 putouts, but Bert Shotten, of the Browns had this many in one afternoon. Vean Gregg, of Cleveland, and Grover Alexander, of the Phillies, big' league recruits, proved the mainstay of their re'spe'etive teams in the box. Frank Baker's two home runs, on succeeding days, was unheard grueling pennant finish, won 12 games...
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mmmmmmmvmmmmmmmm George StovalL took a tail end team, Cleveland, and landed 'it third in the American league race and was not given a job as manager in a major league. Vean Gregg- "met Ed ' Walsh four times and won all of his games. The Detroit club got away to a 15-game lead? but bowed to the class- of the Athletics. The White. Sox'barely-crowded mto thfe first division, but won the Chicago -city championship from the Cubs, which was rtinner up in the National. ' The Athletics upset tradition by winning ihe.,series from the Giants after losing- the first game. Yes, folks," 1911 was some sea- QiepMother 00&amp;Zs . 5av- "SfHffWARDlWiN "Where are yon going to, .my pretty maid?" "I'm going a-walkiug, sir' she said. "May I go "with you, my pretty maid?", "Not if I know it, sir," she said. "I'm going down past the Palace hotel To flirt with a drummer, oh, so swell." ' Hemipodes or. Aris, Which ? 1 "Shall we not - carry on this fight until we have mere man reduced to a hemipode?"...
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a PLANT A MUSTACHE AND PART YOUR HAIR IN THE ' MIDDLE TO BE IN STYLE YASEUtiE IS SAIO "Vd C&amp;FFU&amp;G'u&amp;eola Go AU RIGHT BUT tP tOO V(Air7&amp; fiALjCA7iiSA' Y0Ut.tAVe to Aerrov$ HM i-iKu We ano V SPROUT A IUSTACHGl- GAR&amp;ewm NOT 'T'BB W - It'll be hard at first and. the hairs just wont stay down, but-if you want to be real -fashionable yoii'll" have to-part your hair in the middle." Yes sir, -the wheel of fashion has spun ''round again andthe style that was IT jus before the war (the Spanish-American wa'r) is now the thing again. ( T 5 ABD 75 . 7&amp;4e OU jYVfiS HSUf 72ccs . j, ,r wu 7zrA 7rie 73 7my erf7o Ate ovei- (! Also you must raise a mustache. It needn't be a bigone-oh, gee, no just a little aggravation on either side. It will ftaye to be coaxed and nurtured, But' the process is fascinating like raisjng
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m m rubber plant or coloring a meerschaum pipe. If you are considering this bow to fashion's mandate, don't try to gather inspiration from the crayon portraits of Uncle Abner and David B. Hill, which hang on the wall. The new style doesn't call for a o lip garnishment of the soup strainer variety. It fsn't supposed to suggest a refuge for field mice and meadow larks. It must be kept, trimmed close barely to the corners of the mouth and parted with geometrical precision on a line with the part in your hair. WHEN CHASTITY GIVES WAY! Our Germanic fotemothers lived in camp with their men, 'and when the Romans drove the "barbarians" "back, on more than "one occasion, the yellow-haired women slew their husbands and brothers with their own hands, and then committed suicide. These women would die rather than live contaminated, or with men who had lost virtue. And manly virtue meant courage. Such women were Keltic Boadicea, too and Latin Zenobia and Greek Hypathia. . To the decadent dwellers...