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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1917.
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Williams, circulation Manager.
Subacribera leavinf the city ahould have The Be mailed
to them. Addreaa chanced aa often aa requeated.
Jnst the same, that big Red Cross stocking
might be more shapely.
Too many deaths from pneumonia among the
boys in the training ramps.
A charge of persistent gun toting would
scarcely hold against General Crozier.
Omaha is booked this year for its first dry
New Year's eve. Make your reservations early.
National prohibition this time drives through
entanglements almost as easily as a British tank.
The kairer's eagerness for peace shows a
marked advance over the quotations of July,
National Prohibition Up to the People.
The vote in the lower house of congress re
cording the necessary two-fhirds majority puts
up to the people the question of incorporating
national prohibition into the federal constitution.
The fact that the resolution had already pass
ed the senate at its last session in identical form,
except a small variation in the time limit for
ratification, unquestionably had much to do with
the result in the house, which hw heretofore
been disposed to pass such ticklish questions
over to the senate, leaving that body to serve as
the buffer. With the senate responding first to
the rising tide of prohibition sentiment, it is not
so surprising after all that the house should fol
The vote to submit national prohibition, it
must be understood, is merely preliminary to the
move to secure the ratification by three-fourths
of the states requisite to making it a part of the
fundamental law of the land. It is fair to assume
that some states whose legislatures meet this
winter, will take action at once, but in most of
the states the legislatures to which the amend
ment will go arc yet to be chosen, so that in
these the wet and dry issue will naturally be
drawn for the next election.
Whether this will be true in states like Ne
braska, already under state wide constitutional
prohibition, remains to be seen. Another ques
tion is more likely to arise here as to whether
action by the legislature may be forestalled by
submitting the resolution as an initiative measure,
or be delayed by invoking a referendum upon it.
For ourselves, we believe it would be better to
have the ratifying resolution accepted or reject
ed by direct vote of the people without waiting
for the aid or consent of any intermediary legis
lation, as this would come nearest to a popular
verdict which would be accepted as final.
The outstanding fact isthat not only in this
country, but every where 'throughout the civilized
world, the popular trend toward prohibition has
been greater in the last few years than in the
whole previous half century, and no reaction is
Extraordinary efforts to clamp the lid on the
sugar deal suggest the need of opening the bar
rel at both ends.
Note, however, that the absent treatment
healer resorts to the materialism of the courts
to collect the disputed fee.
On the basis of the returns to date it is evi
dent that Mexican gunmen expedite suicide by
shooting across the Rio Grande.
Even if he did break jail in Siberia, Little Nick
is a minor factor in the pending controversy.
The present problem is to put Old Nick out of
business on both sides of the Rhine.
; Senator Kcnyon has boldly introduced a bill
proposing a war cut of $2,500 in the salaries of
'.members of congress. The proposition chal
lenges a congressional investigation of Iowa's
Congressman Lobcck explains that he has
heard of a change of sentiment on prohibition
among his constituents. He must have listened
to one of Mayor "Jim's" famous dry talks while
he was home last time.
Tradition tells of ancient swords turned into
pruning hooks and plow shares. Modem skill
improves on primitive methods. By a few
revolutions of a silent road roller "political
pirates" transform swords into pie knives.
The cereal and animal harvest of the United
States in 1917 represents a money value of $21,
000,000,000, an increase of 50 per cent over the
crep cil946. The figures gauge the steam pres
sure behind the punch directed at Totsdam.
H awwsswsi am mm
The multiplicity of drives for different war
activities should drive home the need of cen
tralized control over the solicitation for these
'unds. The temptations of the present methods
ire a standing premium for fraud and imposture.
Two successful raids by German sea craft in
-the North Sea indicate considerable freedom in
that section of the briny. Besides the direct
fruits of the raids there is the additional hurt of
successfully poaching on the preserves of the
British battle fleet.
The Commercial club once appointed a special
commissioner to keep tab on what is doing in
city hall and county building. Let him jog his
memory with the letting of the annual contracts
for supplies awarded with the beginning of every
year and which always bears watching.
Victor Duras, the Nebraska man held prisoner
In Russia on a trumped up charge of being a
spy, was The Bee's correspondent at different
points where he was located while in the Amer
ican consular service. If he get a chance to tell
his story, he will tell it graphically and well.
-New York Tlmea-
The state to which Germany has been reduced
by the war is clear to the vision of that Hamburg
business man who tells the Leipsic Neucste Nach
richten that Germany will be isolated commer
cially after the war. It makes no difference, he
says, whether England grants her "the freedom
of the seas" or not; "no voluntary agreement of
England's, no paper understanding, can protect
us." The German merchant marine has been de
stroyed; her commerce with the world is so irre
trievably gone "that we must literally begin from
the beginning again, and decades of strenuous
work will not suffice to rebuild what has been
destroyed in these three years."
This calamity, he declares, has not been
brought about so much by the forcible destruc
tion of the merchant marine as by the alienation
of hitherto neutral countries, which, of course,
he ascribes to England's machinations, not to
the real cause.
"The heaviest blow ofthis kind vvas the in
ducement of China and most of the South Ameri
can countries to take steps of this nature. The
German business man, who, after peace is de
clared, goes out into the world, will find ruins
everywhere, and if he attempts to rebuild them
,he will be prevented by a wall of enmity."
If this condition is kept up, he declares, "the
German empire would be reduced, to a second
diss power." All this he makes an argument for
-ontinuing the war until England is thoroughly
jeaten, so that she cannot effectively keep up
ler enmity after peace is declared. It seems a
, ion sequitur, and inclines one to believe that the
conclusion is recorded only for the purpose of
avoiding the censorship. However that may be,
he has, possibly without knowing it, framed a
terrible indictment of the German militarists for
the injury Kv have inflicted on their own
What's the Matter With the Post Office?
The Bee's strictures on the "shameful sur
plus" boastfully exhibited in Fostmaster-Gcnera!
Burleson's report find powerful support and
corroboration in the remarks explaining different
features of the post office appropriation bill of
fered by Chairman Moon of the post office
committee when he presented that measure
to the house. It transpires that this alleged sur
plus of $9,000,000 has been chalked up in spite
of the increase in the cost of handling foreign
mails and mails to soldiers' camps not foreseen
when the budget was made out, in spite of an
other little item of $1,750,000 of relief given a
favored contractor released from his obligation
to supply stamped envelopes, and notwithstand
ing also the claim of the department that the
rural delivery service is costing $20,000,000 more
than it ought to cost and would cost if handled
on a star route basis.
The demoralization and inefficiency of the
whole postal service could not, however, be de
nied, for when prodded id tell why it now takes
twice as long to send a letter and get an answer
from New York to Duluth, Mr. Moon replied:
"Not being entirely familiar, or even par
tially familiar, with the administration of af
fairs in the office of the second assistant, who
has jurisdiction over this subject, I can not
say; but if I were to venture a suggestion at
all, I would say it was due to the fact that
there had been an effort to cut down the crews
on the railway post office cars and to force dis
tribution at terminal points instead of upon
the cars, as heretofore, and to reduce the work
to fixed hours instead of working until the dis
tribution was finished, as heretofore. I think
these things have brought about the delay.
They effect some economy in money, but the
delay is more costly to the people than the
benefit which results from the financial
The trouble is that the Burleson administra
tion of the post office promises no improvement
or even serious endeavor to correct existing un
satisfactory conditions. In its effort to make an
other "record," no increase is asked in the ap
propriations for the branches of the service
which have been most crippled, and the post of
fice committee is letting the department have its
own'way. "I want to say to the gentleman from
Missouri," explained Chairman Moon, when
asked if the appropriation for rural delivery
should not be increased, "that the committee
hardly ever thinks of increasing the appropria
tion asked for by the department because we
have always found that they ask for a little more
than they need." In the meantime every busi
ness in the country, in any way depending upon
the prompt transmission and delivery of the
mails, is suffering delay and irreparable loss be
cause of a post office policy that makes efficiency
Omaha and the Teachers.
Members of the Nebraska State Teachers' as
sociation have ky ballot expressed their will as
to the next meeting place and again in favor of
Omaha, the place of the last meeting. We think
that both parties in interest are to be congratu
lated. The people of Omaha did their best at the
last meeting of the association to show the peda
gogues their visit was appreciated and that there
was a sincere desire to have the teachers return
as often as they will.
The action in this case has some little sig
nificance not apparent on the surface of things.
For one thing, it marks the diminution of a
senseless prejudice which certain people have
made it their business to fan and to do so it was
necessary to misrepresent Omaha in many im
portant particulars. ,The bogey man which these
ill advised shouters raised to intimidate the teach
ers has been laid low and it is now and will here
after be very difficult for the busy-bodies who
disparage Omaha to find an excuse for so doing.
The truth is that Omaha takes no-back seat
culturally, educationally, morally and artistically,
for any other city in the state. It has more and
more effective organizations for moral uplift than
any other community. Omaha is well entitled to
the distinction of metropolis in all that the word
implies, and in addition to a social order unex
celled anywhere, it offers the teachers many op
portunities to acquire practical ideas, not only
along educational lines, but also in the domain of
social welfare. It will be mutually, beneficial for
our Nebraska teachers to come to Omaha to hold
The reds of Fctrograd muat be credited with
practicing what they preach. In cleaning up the
city's banks for 300,000,000 rubles the war on capi
talism scores heavily and whets the appetite for
more power and plunder. Still the reds' effi
ciency in that line falls far short of German
thoroughness in looting Belgium and France.
x Land for Soldiers
By Frederic J. Haskin
Washington, D. C, Dec. 17. While the Amer
ican people are facing for the first time an actual
shortage of food millions of acres in this coun
try that might be productive remain wholly tin
developed. Xor is much new ground now being
broken despite the unprecedented demand for
products of the ground. On the contrary men
are leaving the rural districts where they can
make a few hundred dollars a year as farm hands
or farm owners for the high wages offered by in
dustry in the cities. There is little apparent
prospect that production of foodstuffs will catch
up with demand unless some fundamental change
is made in the 'method of production.
The reason cultivation does not extend and
production of foods increase is simply that farm
ing does not pay. The cost of farming opera
tions has advanced fully as fast as the price of
foodstuffs. No doubt, too, an unduly large share
of that price is absorbed by a badly regulated
system of distribution, which the government is
now trying to improve by its food administration
and its projected control of the railroads. But
back of all these abundantly advertised troubles
of the farmer stands the fact that the land is so
expensive it cannot be farmed at a profit; it is
impossible to make a fair wage, much less any
interest on his investments. Nor does increasing
efficiency of production solve the question, for
the valuation of the land advances faster than
the price of its product.
This situation has long been recognized by
students of the question. Professor Spillman of
the Department of Agriculture, by a detailed
study, of a number of typical farms, showed
that the man who buys his farm can make but
a fraction as much as the man who spends the
same amount in renting land. But his investiga
tion also showed that a man must be a capitalist,
so to speak, in order to earn fair wages even on
rented land. Another investigation by the depart
ment has shown that the vast majority of farmers
make but a few hundred dollars a year. The de
partment has recently made some effort to de
termine whether present high prices are result
ing in any "back to the land" movement, but all
the evidence seems to indicate that the bulk
of the movement is the other way.
Not only are farm0 being deserted in some
sections and tindercuItiTated in others, but great
areas of swamp, cut-over land, .timbered and arid
land that might be made productive by reclama
tion, are idle, and under present conditions ap
parently doomed to remain so.
There are estimated to be a hundred million
acres of these wild lands in the continental
United States which might be made fit for agri
culture. In addition to this there are 65,000,000
acres in Alaska which are believed to be useful
for farming or grazing.
These wild lands in the United States ob
viously offer the best chance for instituting a new
system of land tenure which will make it possible
to farm at a profit, increase our food production
and provide the soldiers who will return from
Europe with the means to an independent liveli
hood. Various schemes for us using them are
in the air.
The first and most indispensable step in the
plan is a classification of unused lands, showing
exactly what they are fit for. In the past, many
men have taken up homesteads in the west upon
which it was nearly or quite impossible to make
a living. The waste and discouragement in
volved in such mistakes will not be, allowed to
take place any more. Neither will forest and
mineral lands be held as farms, for this scheme
contemplates a scientific utilization of 5 1 1 natural
resources. Forest lands will be conserved, and
used in such a way that the men who work them
will have homes instead of "camps" to live in.
Mineral lands are to be developed in the same
The1 administrative body which is to have
charge of this national enterprise in real estate
isto be known as the colonization board, and
is to be given broad powers. In the case of lands
owned by the government, it will simply proceed
with the work of reclamation, much as it is being
done now, except that in order to prevent specu
lation title to the lands will probably remain in
But outside of Alaska the amount of land
owned by the government is very small. The
tracts which must be developed are owned by a
great variety of corporations and individuals as
well as by states. The problem is therefore one
of co-operation between these various interests.
There is every reason to believe that such co
operation can be successfully brought about.
Since the United States entered the war all of the
elements in our industrial and social life arc be
coming rapidly accustomed to co-operation on
a national scale under the leadership of the na
tional government; while the state governments
have already co-operated with the federal power
in road building, education and conservation.
The development of lands owned by states
can be effected by a plan similar to that which
has been used in building roads. The federal
government can supply a certain proportion of
the funds or credit and the states the rest. The
disposal of the use of the lands will be in the
hands of the federal colonization board and in
dividuals will have conferred upon them all of
the benefits of ownership except the right to
In the case of privately owned land the pro
cedure will have to be adapted to various con
ditions. There is reason to believe, however,
that land owners will give the government prompt
and willing co-operation as soon as they see that
the desire is to get for the land owners a reason
able profit on his investment. Many holders of
timber lands 'and waste lands in this country,
owing to the difficulty of developing them at a
profit, are decidedly "land poor." A proposition
that the government should become their real
estate agent, guaranteeing improvement and dis
posal of the land, would be very welcome to
many of these owners. It is only from profes
sional speculators in land who constitute the
chief class that has been making any money out
of it that opposition is to be anticipated. And
this class is so small compared to the great
number of citizens who would be benefited by
the development and distribution of these lands
that its opposition can scarcely be effective.
A Larger Yellowstone Park
Minneapolis Journal -
Emerson Hough advocates the enlargement
of the Yellowstone National park by the addi
tion of territory extending 60 miles south of the
present southern boundary. The addition in
cludes the Teton mountains, said to be as pic
turesque as any in the United States, and the
Jackson Hole region, once the refuge of bandits
and still as wild a country as is anywhere now to
be found. Congressman Mondell of Wyoming
promises to introduce a bill providing for the ex
tension, and. even in war time a measure so ob
viously advantageous should have its chance.
Mr. Hough wants the superb scenery pre
served for the people for all time, but he is im
mediately interested in the preservation of the
game, particularly of "the southern elk herd,"
which passes the summers in the Yellowstone
park, but drifts southward on winter's approach.
The larger part of the herd's winter range has
hitherto been protected in the Teton reserve of
Wyoming; but that has now been thrown open
to hunters by the state, and Mr. Hough predicts
that two years will suffice to wipe out the herd
unless the Mondell bill is made law this winter.
Thousands have learned the uses of the na
tional parks and thousands more will be enjoy
ing them. American travel will never set to
Europe again in such streams as before the war.
Since the war broke out Americans have been dis
covering America at a prodigious rate. The
national parks have proved boons. The only
trouble with them is that they are too few and
loo small. The travel to them augments every
veai. Within a feneration it will be enormous.
Right in the Spotlight.
Henry C. Frlck, one of the eminent
leaders in American industry and fi
nance, will celebrate his sixty-eighth
birthday anniversary today. Born in
a western Pennsylvania town, Mr.
Frick besran his career as a clerk for
his grandfather, a flour merchant and
distiller. Early in life he saw the pos
sibilities of the coke industry in west
ern Pennsylvania and in th, course of
timp he became the principal factor
in its development. Subsequently he
turned to the development of the iron
and stfel industry in the same sec
tion. For many years he was closely
associated in business with Andrew
Carneele. In later years Mr. Frick
turned to the task of financiering
many great manufacturing: projects.
He is on the directorates of numerous,
large manufacturing and transporta
tion corporations, including the United i
States Steel corporation. He now re-
sides in New York City, where he has
built a great mansion and filled it
with one of the finest private art col
lections in America. I
One Year Ago Today in the Mar. I
Austro-Germans advanced toward
Screth river in Uoumania, hear .Rus
Former 1'remier Asquith promised
full support to Lloyd (Jeorge and de
clared Germany's shout for peace was
caused by its military and economic
In Omaha Thirty Years Ago. '
Amendments to the articles of in
corporation of tho Knights of Pythias
Huilding association were filed with
the county clerk. The capital stock
is placed at $300,000, divrded into 30, 7
000 shares at $10 each.
A number of prominent citizens
met at the chamber of commerce to
take preliminary steps towards the
erection of a fireproof hotel.
Tom and Ed Croft left on the Wa
bash for England, where they will
vUit their brother.
Bishop Bonacum arrived in this
city from St. Louis on his way to
A petition from the African Meth-'
odist Esplscopal church, asking for
the use of the Castelar school until
spring for church purposes, was re
ferred to the committee on buildings
and property with power to act.
At the suggestion of Mr. McCon
nell, a room was ordered prepared in
tho Cass street school for the use of
. night school, tho same to commence
The bids for $6r,000 short-time dis
trict paving 6 per 'cent bonds were
opened in the office of the city treas
urer. There were two bids, one by
Blake Bros, of Boston, Mass., and
one by the Omaha Loan nd Trust
company. The latter was-accepted,
being the highest.
This Day in History.
1600 The first English settlers
left London for Virginia.
1777 Washington's army went into
winter quarters at Valley Forge, on
the Schuylkill river.
1814 Edwin M. Stanton, secretary
of war under President Lincoln, born
at Steubenville, O. Died in Washing
ton, D. C, December 24, 1S69.
1828 South Carolina legislature
protested against the tariff.
1830 Nathaniel T. Lupton, .noted
chemist and president of the Univer
sity of Alabama, born near Winches
ter, Va. Died at Auburn, Alai, June
1 864 President Lincoln called for
1878 Bayard Taylor. famous
American author, died at Berlin, Ger
many. Born at Kennett Square, Pa.,
January 11, 1825.
1892 House of representatives
passed a bill increasing the pensions
of Mexican war veterans.
1914 Russians defeated Turks
near Alagoaz in the Caucasus.
1915 British withdrew Anzac
army, estimated at 100,000 men, from
The Day We Celebrate.
Eleanor II. Porter, author of the
"Pollyana" books, born at Littleton,
N. 11., 49 years ago today.
Mrs. Minnie Maddern Fiske, cele
brated actress, now appearing in
"Mme. Sand," born in New Orleans
52 years ago today.
Maria L. Sanford, for nearly 30
'years a member of the faculty of the
University of Minnesota, born at Old
Saybrook, Conn., 81 years ago today.
Walter Douglas, president of the
American Mining congress, born in
Quebec 47 years ago today. (
Keginald C. Vanderbilt, millionaire
sportsman, born in New York City 37
years ago today.
Albert A. Michaelson, Chicago uni
versity professor and Nobel prize win
ner, born in Germany 65 years ago
Ambrose Swasey, noted engineer
and telescope builder, born at Exe
terfl N. H., 71 years ago today.
Timely Jottings and Reminder?.
The opera "Marouf," by Henri Ra
baud, is to be presented for the first
time in America tonight at the Metro
politan opera house in New York
Retail grocers, commission mer
chants and hotel and restaurant men
of Florida are to meet in state con
ference at Orlando today to decide
upon a policy with reference to food
More than 1,000 manufacturers
with plants in the state of New Jer
sey are to meet in convention at
Newark today to consider measures
by which tho great manufacturing in
dustries of the state can best serve
nio government during, the war.
A conference between retail auto
mobile distributors and the commer
cial economy board of the Council of
National Defense is to be held in
Washington today to discuss plans for
co-operation in solving some of the
problems which confront the auto
mobile trade as a result of economic
disturbances caused by the war. ,
Stor.vette of the Day.
She blushed prettily as she walked
into the tobacconist's big shop.
"Yes, niadanie?" said tho assistant,
smiling interrogatively, as they say
in all the best novels.
"I er oh. I want some cigars,
please," she said, hurriedly, under her
breath, hastening to add: "But not
for myself for my husband."
"Certainly, madame, what kind do
"Oh, the best quite the best,
"Certainly, madame, strong or me
dium?" "The ery strongest you've got,
please," she answered, in decided
tones. "My husband was complain
ing only the other day that the last
lot he bought all broke in his pocket,
so they had better be strong, hadn't
And the young man behind the
counter hadn't the heart to contradict
It was stated recently in court at Brighton,
England, that a hairdresser who wrked vol
untarily at a local military hospital had
given 56,000 free shaves and tii- to
Put National Anthem on Program.
Omaha, 'Neb., Dec. 17 To the Edi
tor of The Bee: I attended the play
given by the Forum of the South Side
High school, and feel that with a
word of congratulation on the
splendid entertainment afforded there
is deserving a word of criticism on
one feature. In the several selections
tendered by the orchestra. I listened
in vain for the national anthem,
which by all means should be given
the first place on every program in a
school. H might be a good tip to the
one responsible for the selection of
the mii..:e for this orchestra, that if
he wants to make a hit he will put
the patriotic music on the most prom
inent part of the program.
Calls it a Germ Bugaboo.
Omaha, Neb., December, 15 To the
Editor of The Bee: R. 11. Howell
says that "Carter lake contains many
typhoid germs." I wonder if he has
taken a poll of them?
He says "that cold does not hurt
them." Well, if this is true, then Joe
Hummel should take notice and close
tho "muny bathing beach" before they
th:w out in the spring and wc all get
full of germs.
Think of ringing in Mr. Germ, in
such silly shallow argument, just to
put across a deal. Private ownership
of municipal politics under the slogan
of municipal ownership is sure going
I have bathed, fished and hunted
for years in and around this lake and
feel quite sure that nil this germ
stuff is only an unproven theory to
use to scare people.
Let's be square, and cut out this
germ bugaboo and go to cutting ice.
S. ARION LEWIS.
Let's All "ttnVrvci'c."
Omaha, Dec. 16. To the Editor of
The Bee: Every so often some of our
friends who are, of course, not pro
German they simply don't want to
see anything happen to Germany
call down anyone who shows the least
enthusiasm in the interests of Amer
ica by flinging at him a term like
"effervescent patriotism." It's a good
term and I'd like to see more of it,
only 'they don't mOan it that way.
They think they are hitting a body
blow when they use it.
Now, let's see. Wasn't it Emerson,
or was it some other foolish fellow
like him. who said, "Nothing great
was ever yet accomplished without
enthusiasm." Whoever said it must
have had some experience with paci
listic, nonenthusiastio friends. Surely
the work in hand is great; at any rate
it's difficult. Germany is not going to
be.' defeated by beautifully modeled
sentences, nor good will, nor pleas tor
democracy, nor in any other way than
their own way, shot and shell and gas
and bombs and grenades and bayo
nets, used enthusiastically, efferve
scently, ruthlessly, and the sooner we
wake up to the fact, the sooner the
agonv will be over. And it will help
some if our pacili.-t " nds will use
...u. influence ilicv may have m
persuading their good tncmls to let
'iiv,.i th.. luirr.inc and blowl
up and other effenesccnt pleasantries
in this country.
There are a thousand men who are
absolutely loyal, a thousand upstand
ing American men, to every lickspit
tle, timid, cowering imitation of man
who goes about apologizing for baby
murder, treachery. Tying, raping, on
the ground that our own country has
at times done such things. It's a lie
to begin with. The United States
armv is not perfect, but if every army
in the world had as good a .record it
would be something to be proud of.
In all the rumors that have been
printed wholesale outrages and mur
der of civilians by orders from head
quarters has never been charged
against our army, and never will be.
even if it Should by the grace of God
get on German soil, where the provo
cation would be great.
Let's all enthuse, let's effervesce.
Perhaps it may help remedy the con
dition shown to exist by the senate
investigation. II. W. .M'RU'W.
Easy to Make This
Pine Cough Remedy X
ThoMancJ cf families sireaT by K ,t,
V prompt results. Inexpensive, i,
J and eaves about $2. J
You know that pine is used in near!','
nil prescriptions ami remedies for
t'OiHis. Tim reason is that pine contains
(several peculiar elements that have a.
Temarkablc effect in soothinjr and hral
inr the membranes of the throat and)
clieh Tine is famous for this purpose.
Pino couch syrups are combinations of
pine and svrup. The "syrup" part is us
iiallv plain granulated sugar syrup.
Jsotfiin? better, but why buy it? You can
easily mako it yourself in five minutes.
To make the best pine coucrh remedy
that money can buv, put 21'- ounces
of Pinex ifiO cents worth) in a pint
bottle, and fill up with home-made sumir
evrup.e This gives vou a full pint more
thao you can buv r ady-made for $2.50.
It is pure, good and very pleasant
children take it eaerly.
You can feel this take hold of a coujrh.
or cold in a way that means business.
-51'he cough may lie dry. hoarse and tifrht.'
or may bo persistently loose from tho
formation of phlegm. "The cause is tho
fame inflamed membranes and thi?
'Pinex and Syrup combination will stop
it usually in 21 hours or less. Splendid,
too, for bronchial asthma, hoarseness,
or any ordinary throat ailment.
Fin'ex i3 a highly concentrated com
pound cf genuine Xorway pine extract,
and is famous tho world over for its
Beware of substitutes. Ask vour drug
pist for "2'i ounces of Pinex" with di
rections, and don't accept anything
f lse. Guaranteed to give absolute satis
faction or monev promptly refunded,
The Tinex Co., Ft. Wayne, Ind.
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