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1. New Union Pnfer Station.'
2. Continued improvement of the Ne
braska Highwaya, including the pave
ment of Main Thoroughfare - leading
into Omaha with a Brick Surface. .
3. A short, low-rate Waterway from the
Corn Belt to the Atlantic Ocean.
4. Home Rule Charter for Omaha, with
City Manager form of Government.
Pueblo's Awful Experience.
The dire calamity that has overtaken Pueblo
is of especially impressive character for the rea
son that it shows how far we have proceeded
on the way back to normalcy. That a disaster
which involves the loss of some hundreds of
lives and the destruction of a few millions of
property gives a shock is proof that we have
recovered from the calloused condition of a few
months ago, when such news came only as an
item in the day's proceedings and was scarcely
No lesson is taught by this disaster, save that
which has again and again been impressed upon
the mind, .of man, the utter futility of his
provision against the forces of nature. Some
may consider it unfortunate, but man's require
ments almost absolutely demand the existence
of a city just where Pueblo stands, exposed as
it is to the devastation which has from time to
time overtaken it. The canyon of the Arkansas
is of such value to commerce that it was at one
(time the object of private armed warfare between
two rival sets of railroad builders. Pueblo hap
pens to lie just where the last southern root of
Pike's Peak breaks away to allow the river to
debouch onto the plain. Here a town miist
exist, that traffic from north to south and east
of the mountain may be set on its way to join
that from the west, carried up the gorge and
over the pass and .down again to the western
slope. ; ' .
Nature has opened a way for man to follow,
but takes toll of his venture from time to time.
One who has never experienced a cloudburst in
the mountain has no notion of just what it
means, nor can words give an adequate idea of
the phenomena. Cataclysmic in character, it is
as sudden and complete in its effect, almost, as
the tornado, with the difference that in one it is
the wind, in the other the more substantia! water
tthat works "the damage. J
V, Pueblo will survive, will revive, just as it has
tome out from under previous disasters. Its
people are courageous, energetic and self-reliant.
Sympathy is not wasted on them, for they are
appreciative.1 They will get help, for the great,
American heart responds impulsively to such
calls. Relief organized during the time 'of war
has not disintegrated to such extent that it may
not readily serve in the present emergency. Ne
braska has a splendid hospital unit, which saw
service in France, ready to go in a minute. . And
there are others. As far as possible, the damage
will be repaired, and Pueblo will resume its life,
mindful always of the terrible power for destruc
tion that hovers under the shadow of Pike's Peak.
Comfort on the Farm.
Electricity on the farm is becoming a common
place, what; with transmission' lines running out
of towns; and individual lighting systems. In.
regions of strong and unfailing winds, current
is' even generated by a windmill appliance fitted
with storage facilities. News of the death qf an
the danger ' as well ; as the "blessing of this
scientific development , -
While he was turning on the current to oper-j
ate a washing machine, a combination of circum
stances which included his standing in a puddle
of water and a faulty transformer resulted in his,
electrocution. The accident was ' unusual, and
will not discourage the use of electricity any more'
than fires caused by kerosene, lamps led to a re
turn to candles. Many farmers save themselves
"and their wives much labor by utilizing this
power. The house and barn are lighted by it,
and in some cases where the cost is small, as in
the water power districts of the west, cooking is
done by electricity. The washing machine, the
churn, the separator, the feed grinder, the pump,
and many of the numerous mechanical operations
. of the rural homestead are run by use of. this
- Many a man who left the farm as a boy goes
.back now to find that the old place is as modern
as many city homes. Rural life is being steadily
'improved, but it will take more prosperous years
than the one just past, to enable this movement
to be maintained.
for grasping the necessary preparatory informa
tion for the conduct of life. These boys and girls
should be left free to judge from the facts, im
partially presented, and not be prejudiced, one
way or the other, by salaried advocates of any
political or economic scheme.
Propaganda in the Schools.
Gentlemen, don't do it! The schools are for
.teaching the three r's, and not for bolstering up
any special interest. 'Once the children learn
the fundamentals and gain the ability to think
correctly, the purpose of public education has
been served. The class room is not the place
for propaganda of any kind.
Yet at the meeting of the National Electric
Light association in Chicago, a plan was an
nounced to support a course of lectures to place
before students in institutions of higher learning
"information as to public service corporations
and private ownership." This on the grounds
that it was nationally important "that young men
. should start their business life with correct in
formation and ideas of the public service cor
porations and the people."
Without denial of the claims, that private
operation of many public utilities is more efficient
than public ownership, it may . be pointed out
that were the case of private ownership much
weaker, yet lectures supported by these special
interests would not reveal this, and in fact, the
more puny this case, the stronger the defense.
V No commercial interest ought to be allowed
invade the schools ,with a special plea. There
scarcely Jime' now In the crowded curriculum
"Bloc" Government in Congress. .
Formation of groups in congress for the pur
pose of accomplishing special or general legisla
tion has attracted attention many times in the
past Usually these coalitions have been but
temporary in character loosely formed, and
easily falling apart when their object was at
tained or had been defeated. A so-called labor
bloc was formed several . years ago, which has
taken on 'the most substantial form of any, and
it is now joined by the agricultural group, the
most potent, seemingly yet put together. If this
union of representatives of a particular interest or
industry continues, we may find the congress of
the Unite4 States divided on lines of sectional,
industrial, or commercial concern, and with no
regard to partisan distinction.
Little of real harm will come from the cut
ting across of party lines on such matters, for
the material welfare of the land is always above
party. Divisions of party arise over policy, not
aim, means rather than objects. With the
groups, however, objects appear to be considered
before methods. Inevitably they tend to class
distinctions' and to special considerations, both
of which are abhorrent to and, when pursued
far enough, subversive of our system of govern
We can see, however, where the tendency will
lead, just as it has in Europe, where most of the
parliaments are constituted along group lines.
subdivided as congress may easily become, no
one aggregation will be sufficiently numerous or
powerful, to, control all the others, and in the
combinations that must ensue before a con
trolling coalition can be formed, the interest of
one must necessarily react on that of the others,
and thereby in a large measure nullify any selfish
purpose either may have.
Government by groups is possible, but ex
perience with it in other lands does not justify
the assertion that it is an improvement on gov
ernment by party. In the United States the
"one for all and all for one" principle is far
more honored in the observance than in the
breach, and it is not probable that present dis
turbed conditions will, swing us ;.. very far away
from the safe course for popular government.
Come and Be Comforted.
To those who still contemplate a world in
arms, with war s flreaa norrors rampant, we
offer this suggestion: Turn around, look at the
picture as 'it . actually exists. All the influential
men of the world are doing what they can to
make another war impossible. Our president at
Valley Forge on Sunday pledged his country
to peace, to helpfulness, to the doing away of
strife, and to the highest ideals for which man
has ever striven. He did not, however, agree to.
abandon the safety of the nation by sacrificing its .
Independence. Only as we can keep ourselves
secure may we be of service to others. His clear
An America dedicated to its standards at
Valley Forge will hold fast and suffer, if need
be, until our inherited institutions are justified
and guaranteed anew. When I pledge America ,
to world helpfulness, at the same time I exact"
a pledge that America will cling to her own
independence of action and to her own conscience,
hold the, sincerity of an honest mind, honestly
striving to serve all mankind, mindful of the
dangers ahead, but dreading only the certain dis
aster that will come from abandoning the path'
lighted by reason to pursue an ignis fatuus
formed in the morass of international idealism..
If those who are devoted to a world without
war, to the end of all strife between nations and
men, will ponder these further words of the pres
ident they may indeed find comfort:
I want an America of preserved conscience
I want an America of preserved righteous- "
ness aye, an America clinging to the religious
devotion which has been the anchorage of our
civilization. Who shall say if we cling to these ;
what we may accomplish? I We are already up
in the world, but 'the sun of our national life
has not yet fairly approached its meridian. It
is only morning in our national life. I can .
well believe that long before the sun of na
tional life has passed its meridian the 100,000,-
000 of today will be myriads of the future.
1 like to think of them as loyal Americans, with
faces to the front, marching on to achievement,
clinging to their traditions, and joining in a'
great swelling chorus: "Glory be to God in the
highest, en earth peace, good will to men."
But there are worse things than war. The
only peace worth having must rest on righteous
ness. And that is the peace our president seeks,
and which all good citizens should aid him in at
taining. .. '
A Bee of the Old Style.
An incident that does the heart good is re
ported from North Platte, where 70 men, most
of them union carpenters and bricklayers, gave
their services without charge and built a sub-
stantial camp house for the Camp Fire girls!
The pleasure does not come from sight of men
working without pay, but from the spirit of
co-operation that this indicates. If mechanics
donated their' services to all who wished to build,
the net result would be a loss, since they would
cease to be able to make any purchases them
selves, and consumption as. well as production
is necessary to" prosperity. -
In days when the country was flew, house
raisings and bees of many other sorts, in which
the wholecommunity for miles around partici
pated, gave a sense of the common dependence
and mutual interest that is now so largely lost.
Doubtless many citizens who did not actually
take off their coats and pitch in on the work of
erecting the camp contributed to the purchase
of materials. The Camp Fire girls are not the
only gainers from this event, for their camp on
the North Platte will stand as a symbol of the
feeling of comradeship and solidarity that
brought it forth.
The airplane has taken the lead from the auto
mobile in the matter of sensational fatalities.
But Americans must have their thrills.
It is not easy to start a tear on account of
those Kansans who fell into ( the hands of
swindlers through trying to evade taxes.
Somebody may yet have to arbitrate between
senate and house on the disarmament question.
Omaha's sporting blood is getting plenty of
action just now.
A Scoop, on the Senate
President Harding Put One Over
When He Beat Borah to Goal
Give the motor bus a chance. It his a mission.
Streets in Pueblo must resembft some of ours,.
. (From the Boston Transcript)
The ' president has scored on the senate-
scooped the senate, as he might have said in
his journalistic days. Sometime before the sen
ate adopted the Borah amendment to the naval
bill, Mr. Harding instructed his ambassador at
London to sound his confreres on the supreme
council concerning the feasibility of formal ex
changes between the powers regarding a gen
eral reduction of armaments. Mr. Harding ap
pears to have acted upon the theory that more
can be accomplished in this direction by in
formal conversations between the members of
the supreme council than bv issuinsr first a for
mat invitation to a formal conference of all the
naval powers. He is represented as alive to the
possiDiiity mat American credits abroad mar
be conscripted by debtor nations in the present
armament race. He has let it be known that he
has no sympathy with any nation which would
take advantage of America's leniency as a credi
tor to arm against America. Obviously, at
the White House, there exists a commendable
realization that the whole, question of reducing
armaments is one of extreme delicacy, one to be
entrusted to diplomatic negotiation through the
Department of State, one that the senate and
house may resolve upon without limit, but with
out much chance of advancing the cause.
. President Wilson ignored the amendment to
the naval bill ot 1910 which requested him to
call a conference on disarmament at the close of
the war with Germany. President Hardine has
anticipated the amendment to the naval bill of
1921 which requests him to call Great Britain
and Japan into conference upon disarmament,
without any consultation with Italy and France.
At the White House there appears to exist also
a realization that for the United States to "scrap"
its navy without regard to the construction pro
grams of other naval powers would be equiva
lent in the eyes of the world to a pusillanimous
appeal to Great Britain and Japan to permit
America to enter the Anglo-Japanese alliance on
Anglo-Japanese terms. Fortunately for the na
tion that Washington founded and Lincoln
saved, there is a president in the White House
today who is not willing to do that, the pacifists
and the pork barrel politicians of both parties
to the contrary notwithstanding. He seems to
be as much opposed to entangling alliances to
disarm , as he is to entangling alliances to arm
foe. the reason that both would be based on
political connections with certain powers instead
of upon judicial agreements with all powers.
Eliminating certain outstanding causes of
war is the first step towards reducing arma
ments. Those who would reverse the process
would put the cart before the horse and attempts
to,-do that will not have the assistance of the ad
ministration. The president and the secretary of
state? have already taken the initiative in this
matter. They are leading in the direction that
the people desire to be led. And the senate and
the house of representatives should attend to
their own. neglected business, , and give Mr.
Harding and Mr. Hughes a free hand. Let us
hope that the president's "scoop" on the senate
will be interpreted on Capitol Hill as a rebuke
to legislative meddling in executive business.
"Lying Bill" Haywood
' Big Bill Haywood, one-time idol of the L W.
W-, is entertaining the Russians with statements
in the Petrograd newspapers that a "capitalistic
conspiracy" in the United States is trying to
"starve the workingmen into submission." He
insists that this is causing potatoes to rot in the
fields, apples to waste in the orchards and rice
to go to -ruin on the rice plantations. i
In alt of which, of course, Bill Haywood is
iyinsr and knows that he is lyine.Our systems
"of transportation and distribution, are not peri
tect, but they appear so in comparison with what
Russia now has. Furthermore, where 10 Ameri
cans go hungry 10,000,000 Russians are famine
stricken. Under the beneficent rule of. the proletariat
in Russia, the country is dying at the top. There
.may be intelligence enough, t however, among
some of his "comrades" to be' interested jn the
fact that in Haywood's old home country' there
is plenty of food and prices are falling. Also,
in the fact that the average American workman
probably has far better food than anyone in Rus
sia, with the exceptions of the Lenines, Trotr
zkys and Haywoods. ,
It might beof interest to them to learn that
many American workinermen are striking for a
Jiigher pay scale, despite -the ' fact that their
weekly base wage ot $58 amounts to 1,600,000
rubles at present exchange rate, that they made
about $100 a week, or 2,000,000 rubles, as a rule.
Yes, the Russian printer who is getting possibly
5,000 rubles a month will be interested in that
He may be getting as much as 10,000 rubles a
month now, and he is a hlfifaferade workman.
Haywood's friends. should compare that with the
4,640,000 to 8,000,000 rubles per month that the
"capitalist slave" got in America. , .:
When a soviet worker strikes he ceases to
eat. 'Also, he is very likely to' be punctured
with machine-gun fire. The-American -worker
who goes on strike is usually forehanded enough
to have a strike fund or a private bank roll.
Nevertheless, Big Bill rather : likes the Russian
life. He certainly does not care for Leavenworth.
Butter is thirty-five cents a pound here; other
foods range along in proportion.. Sovjet rubles
are now regarded so poorly that intakes 20,000
of them, to buy an American dollar. A , Petro
grad workman could take his month's wage of
maybe 10,000 rubles, buy a pound of butter and
have enough left over to get an egg,, maybe. An
American quarter of a dollar is equal to 5,000
rubles. A $12-a-wek office boy if paid in rubles
would be getting 240,000 a week.
In Russia no man asks '.your salary; he is
interested in your food ration. We are ration
ing nobody in this "capitalistic land." Our cities
are not falling to pieces. We are not starving
any. human being or organizing conspiracies to
starve anybody into submission.
Haywood, maybe, is "spoofing" the Russians.
Certainly, he knows that he is talking utter rot.
Philadelphia Ledger. ;
Yes, But HoVll You Do It? , 5
The real remedy for our foreign trade diffi
culty is lower production costs. We must strip
away uneconomic restrictions and methods which
came as by-products of the war emergency, we
must bring labor costs in line with commodity
prices, and we must relieve . ourselves of the
existing oppressively high railroad freight rates.
Such a course will give the consumer the benefit
of lower " retail prices, will fortify our. credit
structure, will permit us to compete in foreign
markets, and will hasten a real revival of trade.
New York Evening Post . .
- Telephone Service- Story. .
million busy signals were' given by'
phone girls to indignant Chicagoans . during
April, and 6,000,000 times the persons at the
other end of the wire did not answer. This is
accordintr to figures given by B. E. Sunny,
president of the Illinois Bell Telephone com
pany. There were 67,700,000 local calls during
April. Observations indicated that 96 per cent
were answered within ten seconds, and that 96
per cent of the connections that could be com
pleted were -completed without error. Chicago
Where Potatoes Run High.
In Chicago potatoes in car lots are selling
at thirty cents a bushel. A year ago' they were
$7.50, going to show that potatoes have been
deflated, except in restaurants. Pittsburgh
The Great Unarmed.
Disarmament societies should adopt the
Venus de Milo as their official symbol. Provi
dence Journal, k ,
Blames the Skip Stop.
Omaha, June 6. To the Editor
ot The Bee: I wish to say that I
considered Margaret Foley Hyland
one of my slncerest of friends and
her sudden death has caused me, as
well as all of her many friends, a
very great grief. To think that
such a wonderful girl' as she should
have to die In such a heartless, cold
blooded manner makes all of us feel
as though there Is no Justice. And,
pray tell me, what Is it that makes
citizens of the United States so un
safe that one can be shot and
My main object in writing this Is
to make Omaha see how this dread
ful deed could possibly have been
averted. Had the street car stopped
on Arbor Instead of at Castelar, we
might still have Margaret with us.
,Who and what are we that we
should have to contend with the
state's indifference in regard to this
skip stop idea? Arbor and Tenth is
by far much lighter than Castelar
and Tenth where the accident oc
curred. The car stops at all streets
going south foe blocks before reach
ing Castelar, but why is it that from
Castelar to Arbor, from Arbor to
Vinton, from Vinton to Bancroft we
have no stops'? Does this seem fair?
No indeed! Wake up. people! Citi
zens of Omaha, why should we not
have the street car stop on every
corner? Do not we have to pay our
seven cents for a ride as well as the
next person that has this advantage?
We have a petition for the abol
ishment of this foollshment now.
Why is there no action? Sincerely
1011 Arbor Street.
How to Keep Well
By DR. W. A. EVANS
Questions concerning hygiene, aanitatlon and prevention ot disease, submittal
- to Or. Evan by roajors at Th Boo, wUl ba aniworod personally, aubjoct to
- proper limitation, wbaro a (tampod addraoted anvolop ia andosod. Dr Evana
will not make diaf noal or prsacribe for individual disease. Addres letter
ia car oi Th Be.'
Copyright, 1921, by Dr. W. A. Evan
Monowl, Neb., June t. To the
Editor of The Bee: In answer to
"A Call to Arms" in your column
about the scanty female costume, I
think Jane Addams is right in say
ing that there is no more danger in
it in the United States than in foreign
and even savage lands. One gets
used to it Man admires a healthy,
graceful animal, especially in ac
tion, and the human form is the
most graceful of all. Therefore,
men like to see as much of it as any
modest girl or lady is willing to
show. If ladies can look on ath
letes who show nearly the whole
bare person and get used to it why
cannot - man . look, on .flesh-tinted
tights and not be corrupted? Why
not have lady athletes dress exactly
as men? There is no denying that
the "free style" will start a move
ment for better forms, healthier and
fuller as well as more graceful. Per
haps we are all using, more cloth
ing than is best.
Of course, the old maid "skmnles"
and "borties" and matrons also, who
find no favor at dances and bathing
Deacnes and beauty contests, do not
like to have to compete with their
poor persons with the superior
charms of the misses and ladies for
the;coveted masculine'notice and ad
miration. Well; they do not like Jo
make laughing stocks of themselves;
they can keep out of that kind of
competition, just as homely men do.
As to the new things in dancins:.
I have little advice. .1 do not know
the new dances. But I think it is
unwise to leave off the corsets, from
What I have read and been told
dangerous." They do not. however,
need to feel like a board fence When
a couple bump together in a crowded
nan. but may have some giving to
them. Perhaps enough for a young
man to know what for form his lady
has, whether full or spare: as many
men feel they havef a right to know
before marriage. If I. am wrong
here, it may be that a doctor's cer
tificate of full fitness for marriage
and motherhood should be sufficient,
and, stiff corsets should prevail, Bet
ter to err on the safe sjde than pam
per to. lust; for the: passions are
strong and many wljls, are weak. -
As to tne "social evil." it will die
put of itself,' when '"business" is so
reaajusiea, mai every! man win al
ways have a generous income and a
Wife and home with all the modern
comforts, as his God-given right is,
and when every married person is
compelled to be healthy and strong
oerore the marriage tie. as it is
now, business with its "watered
stocks", swindles the nation by tak
Ing 10 times too much profit Cap!
ta lists admit that they are doing this
wnen they say that there must be
10 per, cent or more profit on all the
stock they have sold. Every one
knows that there Is 10 to 20 or more
times as much of shares in the dif
ferent industries as money was real
ly put , into them. s
with exactly as much Justice the
workmen can claim that they should
have 10 or more times as many
workmen paid. at the same rate as
now. j What a . -howl of rage would
rise from capitol and its lick -spittles
lr workmen made such a demand!
Our industries are killing the nation!
It cannot bear such a load! The
starting of new Industries will de
lay the grand collapse but cannot
avoid it, ; For they will run on the
same plan. Low wages will ruin all.
PROF. N,:, H. - BLACKMER,
The Working Student
(From the Baltimore American.)
Apropos of the discussion as to
the. value of a college education and
id general taea mat a is a luxury
beyond the reach of people of poor
or moderate means, a late report
from a college in New England is
Interesting as proving that many not
favored by fortune not only regard
it as a necessity but also make their
opportunities to get it In their de
termination to .win1' its advantages.
This report shows that with the ex
ception of 10 all its students will go
to .work this summer to earn the
money needed for their tuition fees.
It also shows that with true grit
and democratic . spirit .they regard
any toil as honorable and worthy of
their effort that helps to bring them
the prize of knowledge. The report
gives many ways which the students
will employ to earn money, from tu
toring ' and engineering- to selling
peanuts. Among the occupations
which will be their summer work
will be. selling bcToks, underwear,
maps, soap and. hair-cutters. Some
of them will work - on farms and
others will be "bell hops" in hotels,
chauffeurs, stewards and waiters on
ships, riding instructors, reporters.
clerks and bakers.
This is the real American spirit,
and the knowledge which such men
gain will stay with them and go into
the life of the nation through them.
Also they themselves will be an asset
to genuine citizenship, and while
their minds are learning their char
acters will be developing from the
wholesome discipline which work
and its hardships will give them as
self-training. Their determination
is the fighting spirit which has made
this country what it Is, which has
developed its vast resources through
its pioneers, and which makes its re
cuperative power from disaster so
marked a national characteristic.
And it Is something more than dis
cipline to ' those students blessed
with the saving sense of humor, for
their experiences, taken through this
view will give them a avluable in
sight into human nature and its
quirks and oddities. A young man
o bent on education as to work his
way through college to get it is go
ing to make It something: worth
I sometimes wonder jf the time
has not come for the people in the
rural districts, the villages, towns,
and smaller cities to have the same
health protection that is afforded
the people in the largo cities. In
the city of Chicago the death rate
is now not much more than one
fourth as high as it was when con
ditions were at their worst.
The typhoid rate Is not 1 per cent
of what it was when at its worst.
Consumption stays at not much
more than one-half its rate of a few
years ago. Milk no- longer spreads
disease and the 'water was not so
safe when the buffalo roamed the
prairie and no human being could
be found, except an occasional roam
ing band of Indians.
The improvement continues year
by year. The awful death rate
during the influenza year, 1918, a
disaster which depresses us even yet,
was no higher than the normal aver
age every year rate when the young
er Carter H. Harrison first became
mayor. I was proud, of the low
death rate from typhoid when I was
health commissioner, but just 10
years later the typhoid rate is less
than one-tenth that of my time.
The death rate of the cities with
their well developed health depart
ments, is considerably lower than
that of the country, including the
towns and cities of 15,000 and less.
In 1920 there were 2,265 cases of
typhoid fever and 386 deaths report
ed from Illinois outside of Chicago.
Inside the city of Chicago there were
234 cases and 30 deaths from ty
phoid reported. In the same year
7,800 cases of smallpox were report
ed from the state outside Chicago
and 150 from Chicago. More than
40 per cent of the population of the
state is located in Chicago.
Chicago and Illinois are used as
illustrations. The same figures ap
ply everywhere. T. D. Wood of Co
lumbia university made a study of
sickness and health in New .York
state. This study showed that the
country children had more physical
defects, poorer eyesight, poorer
hearing, poorer teeth, and poorer
physiques generally. These figures
by . Prof. Wood were challenged. The
challengers claimed that he counted
as rural districts all towns and cities
with 8,000 inhabitants and less.
Levine and Middleton show that
in Iowa it was the city of 15,000 and
less which had the highest typhoid
rates and inferentially the highest
sickness rates generally, for accord
ing to Hazen's law as goes the ty
phoid prevalence so goes the pre
valence of preventable disease gen
erally. But how does that upset the argu
ment? The smaller cities, towns
and villages have no health protec
tion machinery and in all plans for
county health officers the one pro
tective machine serves such commu
nttles and the truly rural population
Our farmers complain that their
young folks are leaving the farm for
the Main streets. Our Main streets
are complaining that their people
are leaving for the cities. The re
ports from the census olllce . show
that both complaints are well found
ed. Main street has no stronger
hold than the rural district had.
One shortcoming of both that
cr.uld be remedied at small expense
relates to health protection.
Our people living in such districts
now have law odiucr. school equip
ment, a sheriff, constable or village
policeman giving police protection.
Why should they bo without health
protection? Neither law officers.
police officers, nor scnooi omeera
can show a record of accomplish
ments, provable by statistics, that
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of the health officers of the cities.
Treating Acne Soars.
J W. W. writes: "Improvement
in tho appearance of scar pitting
following acne la not as hopeless as
your reply to an inquirer would ap
pear. Much can be done by smooth
ing off the edges by means of ths
figuration spark. It calls for pa
tience on the part of the doctor and
the patient, but I have done It and
know it to be worth while'
As Old as Eden.
Of what use to eliminate the sex
complex from the movies and other
forms of fiction when it persists so
stubbornly in everyday fact? Here
is tho losing lawyer in a New Jersey
suit appealing for a new trial on the
ground . that his learned opponent
took one of the lady Jurors out to
luncheon. Waterbury American.
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