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					                 SUNDAY                        EDITORIAL PAGE FEBRUARY 3, 1907
                               The San Francisco Call
                               JOHN D. SPRECKELS
                               CHARLES W. HORNICK
                                                      A Ps^mai Warning
                                                                       THE INSIDER              .....Proprietor
                                                                                                      .General Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1ells ; how                                  accident           company     was        too
                               ERNEST S. SIMPSON                                                       Managing Editor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        shrewd for the late Dr. Woolsey and has
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                                   Addrrsn All Communications              to THE SA?f FRANCISCO CALL
                     Tclrphoiif, "Tern porn i-y *«" A*k for Tl»e CaU. The Operator Will Connect
                                                                                                                                            .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a new story on* British idea of a joke
                                         Yon With the Department You Wlku.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     months before his death the late
                               BUSINESS OFFICE
                                            Open TTntll 11 O'clock Every Night In the Tear.
                               EDITORIAL. HOOMS
                                                              Market and Third Streets, San

                                                                                             Market           and Third Street*
                                                                                                                                      Francisco                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Saves Insurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             by Shrewd Trick                                 SOME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dr. E.:H. Woolsey of Oakland was the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               victim of a serious fall which left him
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        badly crippled. The doctor carried antaccident insurance policy, and when the
                               MAIN CrTT BRANCH                                  1651 Flllmore                Street,       Near           Post                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         crippled nature of his injury was established he filed a claim for compensation
                               OAKLAND OFFICE— IOI6 Broadway                                      .Telephone            Oakland 108S                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for the full amount of his policy on the ground that he was totally disabled.
                               ALAMEDAOFFICE— I43S Park Street.                                     .Telephone           Alameda 569                  v                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The^company briefly acknowledged receipt of his claim with the statement
                                                                                                                           Berkeley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that the matter would receive early consideration. A few day? later a
                               BERKELEY OFFICE— 2IC9 Shattuck Avenue                                  Telephone                              77
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        stranger called. at the *doctor's office for medical advice. It was a simple
                               CHICAGO OFFlCE—                        .C. Georpe Krogness, Representative
                                                        Marquette Bldg.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and evident ailment, and after a few questions Dr. Woolsey turned to his
                               NETV TORK OFFICE— 3O Tribune Bldg..Stephen B. Smith,. Representative                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     desk and handed his caller a prescription.
                               WASHINGTON BUREAU—I4O6 G Street N. "W....M. E. Crane, Correspondent                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           "How much?" queried the patient
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        "Two and a half," replied Woolsey.
                                                       SHTBSCR.IPTTOX RATES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The man paid the fee and obtained the doctor's receipt for the amount.
                               Delivered             20 Cents Per Week. 75 Cents Per Month. Single
                                           by Carrier,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A' few days later Woolsey received a communication from the insur-
                                                             Copies 5 Cents.
                                       Terms by Mall. Including Postage (Cash With Order):                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ance company, inclosing a copy of his receipt and expressing regret at its
                                                                                                   $8.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        inability to recognize as totally disabled any person who could earn $2.50
                                              —
                               DAILY CALL (including Sunday). 1 year..
                               DAILY CALL (Including Sunday), 6 months
                               DAILY CALL By single month.....
                                                                                                    4.00
                                                                                                    76c
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        by five minutes' work. A settlement was effected later on a modified basis.
                               SUNDAY CALL. 1 year                                                  2.60
                               WEHKLY CALL, 1 year                                                  1-00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     He is attached to the British Consulate and
                               vnnvj,^      ( Dallr                               $8.00 Per Year Extra                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "Cawn'f 'Put Joke                                   is regarded socially as a decent sort of a
                               ™?T*rr
                               IObIAOL 1 Weekly
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                                               Sunday                              4.15 Per Year Extra
                                                                                   1.00 Per Year Extra                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Into a Shotgun                  chap. He was discussing England the other
                                  Entered at the United States Postofflce as SecondrClass Matter.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       day  with a fair and well-traveled member of the smart set.
                               ALL POSTMASTERS ARE AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE SUBSCRIPTIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      "Ilike Englishmen," said the young lady, "but ;about some things they
                     .\u25a0            Sample Copies Will Be Forwarded When Requested.
                               Mail subscribers in orderir.gr change of address should be particular to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are awfully stupid. It takes them forever to sec a joke."
                                  give both ,NEW AND OLD ADDRESS in order to insure a prompt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                "I say, that's rather rough, you- know. It's the Scot that cawn't see
                                  and correct compliance with their request.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a joke," replied the embryo diplomat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "No," insisted the fair one. "I've met some very bright Scotsmen. I've
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        met some that made, jokes that even I    could not see right away. But an
                               PURPOSE         OF INTERSTATE COMMERCE INQUIRY                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Englishman! Why to make an Englishman see a joke one must put it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        into a shotgun and shoot it into him."
                             man in the street may be forgiven if he asks the question,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 - The consular chap gasped, then smiled and said:

                 THE    What is expected to be accomplished by the inquiry of the
                        Interstate Commerce Commission into the methods by which
                        E. H. Harriman has contrived to establish a vast combination
                  in.restraint of competition covering all California and most of the
                                                                                                                                                                   leading a fictitious life. We hope Mr. Barr does not mean any-
                                                                                                                                                                   thing wrong.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            "How perfectly ridiculous, my dear girl. You cawn't put a joke in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        shotgun."


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Women Don't Shut
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "Did you ever see a woman on a street car
                  Pacific Coast? It is not very clear that the promoters of.that inves-
                 •tigation. of whom the chief is Theodore Roosevelt, have themselves
                                                                                                                                                                        We should not like to be* compelled, to decide between Adam                                                                                       Gossip of the Doings                                                                                              Doors of the Cars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          who shut the door after her?'* I  asked the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          conductor of a Haisrht-street car the other
                                                                                                                                                                   and Eve, but we may offer some of the remedies indorsed
                  any very clear idea as to the right course of action. If a curious                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             oof JRaihoad Men                                                                                   ,   evening, after an intelligent looking person had followed her husband out
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of the inside, leaving a yawning gap behind her.
                  inquirer should put the question and ask for an official answer he                                                                                    \u25a0More men may be induced to- enter the profession by paying very                                                                                                                                                                                                 "No, I  never did," he replied soberly. Then he corrected his mistake.
                   would probably be told that the purpose is "to enforce the law,"                                                                                radically higher salaries AND DIFFERENTIATING DEFINITELY AND "The hop dealers of 'the Pacific
                                                                                                                                                                   OPENLY. BETWEEN THE SALARIES PAID TO MEN AND:THE Coast,"' satisfied railroadthe present not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        said "a             man. ."are-                                                                                                                                                 "I was wrong," he added, "I have been on cars -here for a year now, and -Jk
                  -and he would thereupon retire properly discomfited by the exposure                                                                              SALARIES PAID TO WOMEN FOR WHAT IS CALLED THE SAME at all                                      .with                 ar-                                                                                                                                             one woman out of every one hundred and three shuts the door when she
                  of his own ignorance. When we come to ask, with, perhaps, indis-                                                                                 WORK.                                                                      rangement, which -makes the carload
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          20,000. pounds; $1.50 per r hun-                                                                                                                                              leaves. This one woman always rides on balmy "days, when no one cares
                 .creet persistence. What can the law accomplish in this regard? the
                  flow of information becomes rather muddy. We are referred to the                                                                                 THE STERNER SEX.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              minimum
                                                                                                                                                                          BY ESTABLISHING A SEPARATE NORMAL SCHOOL -FOR dred, and less than a carload' s2 100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              pounds. They ;allege that the bulk of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the cars furnished will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    per                                                                                                                                                 whether the door is open. On cold days the other one hundred and two ride;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the colder the day the more they ride, too. Ican't explain it probably it
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                  dissolution of the Northern Securities merger, and it may be sug-                                                                                        Which is the "sterner sex"?.-'We can: imagine that Mr. Barr pounds, and " although not' hold 20,000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           they :are; per-                                                                                                                                              is because they are members of a superior sex and are impervious to such
                  gested that Mr. Harriman will be asked to resolve himself into                                                                                   might get some useful information on that point should he be asked mitted by a'special ruling,to load' the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              rest of any lot'in another car at the
                                                                                                                                                                   to make good the sneer conveyed with so much emphasis ' in the carload rate, the usual result is the                                                                                                                                                                 my-wife says
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  had
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        little_ things as " comfort of the passengers; but that's only my guess, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             But I got off. and lost the lady's version.     , -*r.
                                                                                                                                                                    words, "What is called the same work:"                                    separation* of -the H-w 6 -loads and conse-
                          If we proceed another step and inquire. What changes in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 /
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              quent dissatisfaction at the other end
            relations of the Northern Pacific, the Great Northern and the Eur-                                                                                            Mr. Barr is a -man ofValor. We are not quite so sure of his of the' line. Now that they :have tried                                                                                                                                                                                                                    * Do women never eat in Oakland?                That i?,
            lington were brought about by the dissolution of Northern Securi- discretion.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the experiment of a Tcarloa<| rate they                                                       AvoidRestaurants                                          do they never eat luncheon in restaurants?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            seem to feel that they would be bet-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               at the Noon Hour Several times this year I
            ties? the answer is not very clear. The fact remains that the con-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ter satisfied with an open rate of $1.75                                                                                                                                                   have had to eat
                                                                                                                                     A STATE LAW AGAINST TRUSTS                                                                                                                                                                             per hundred weight for any quantity, my own luncheon over the bay, and except one day when I                                                                                                   dropped into
            trol of these three great properties remains in the same hands as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               thus eliminating an unreasonable mini-
            before and monopoly conditions in restraint of competition are in S~] ALIFORNIA sorely needs the enactment of a law against trusts August                                                                                                                                                                                       mum.. Itwill be remembered that up to a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           waffle, kitchen I                   never saw a woman "eating luncheon. It would naturally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              last the rate was $2'per hun- make a woman shun a restaurant if she thought her solitariness would make
           \u25a0howise affected. No decree of dissolution can impair rights of: S * modeled on similar statutes of other States and designed to dredweight in any- quantity." '•' \u25a0'-\u25a0 ::                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   her the observed of a crowd of masculine observers, but if she were, very
             property. One practical result it seems possible to attain. There
             is riot much doubt that Northern Securities was intended to be
                                                                                                         y^ supplement the Federal' laws on the same r subject? i;vAmong H. A. Buck, v* .tT/'^x.,to the: ;. ;\u25a0-: hungry she would have to'brave it. Over on this side the women- who eat
                                                                                                                the measures .that have been suggested" as siutable for ;enact- lines, .business of -;tfee Pennsylvania luncheon at restaurants are in excess of the men, the latter having (club and
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            senger
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        who attends
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             used as a vast agency for speculation by which other people's money ment in this State is the Valentine ;-\u25a0' antitrust                                                                                                                                                                                                               has returned .from San .Diego and free lunch alternatives.' .: ' .                                                                                                            ;          :— *
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     r j-law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of :Ohio^ under says there is a big,boom in that town.
              wa? to be used by its promoters to get control of nearly everything                        which Standard Oil officials were some time ago convicted "at "The report that ,the line which is go-
             in.sight in the way of transportation. That has been the plan pur- Findlay. Attorney General Ellis of that State vrecently '".'.'gave a lngJto be ; built out of San ha 3helped                                                                                                                                                be, a transcontinental .-.one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Diego' will                                                                    In the South Senator Perkins 13 accused of
             rued by Harriman and the meri~behind him. who arc understood to review of the successful prosecutions under the Valentineact, and out that '. place :wonderfully," he ob- C lo~el Fuller's
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    taking the lion's share of the Federal pa-
             be the Standard Oil group.                 Thej- did not go to work in the open concerning its general policy and operation he added:                                                                                                                                                                                          served.               "Property which you could                                                     Job Is in Danger                                    tronage for California. Frank P. Flint, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            buy two or three" years ago. for $4000
              fashion of Pierpont Morgan and James J. Hill. They did not                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to $5000 is now worth $20,000.                                                              junior Senator, has been-' advised~by his friends in the southland to stand
                                                                                                                I       thinjc it can truly be said that despite our success in' these cases it                                                                                                                                                                                                                               There
             specifically create a vast holding company, but they converted Union is not in the results achieved winding up the affairs of these illegal cor- are lots of people,was oninto San^Dlego up for his rights. The story comes from the south that Jesse B. Fuller,                                                               and the train I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               going

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          \u25a0Pacific to the same end. Union Pacific as at present constituted porations that- the the importance really.- been accomplished.- . The "public is The town has a good .water system and junior Senator's domain. The friends -of Colonel Fuller are not daunted,
                                                                                                                                               most good has
                                                                                                                                                                                                    "pf such public convictions; but"the salutary there are several., fine,
          -has two functions one the operation of the Union Pacific road, effects exaggerate have been manifest in another way, of which, ordinarily,' up.^which gives it quitebuildings going however, by
                                                                                                        apt to
                                                                                                                      of the law
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               -was crowded. pension agent, must yield the right of way to an aspiring constituent of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a busy aspect.".                                             the report. On the contrary, they are going forward with a
          -.iar.f! the other and most important that of a vast holding company, the public has little knowledge. Several corporations have been abandoned                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               formidable petition in favor of the colonel's retention.
          \u25a0\u25a0with virtually unlimited credit. That credit and the surplus of the merelyis upon question of \ warning provedthe? Attorney preventive. Then, too, of"There will be fully 3000the south-
                                                                                                                                    a letter                                                            from                                               General.                                                                              vegetables shipped out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         carloads
                                                                                                        there                no                                 that it has
            toad, which was $55,000,000 on June 30 of last year, belong to the tion managers who were contemplating business arrangements that would ern part of the State to Eastern points
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       a- salutary                                                      Corpora-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Inspector Buckley of the Board of Works
            .stockholders. It is used to buy control of other railroads for Mr. be in restraint of trade, on. second thought gave them up.                                                                                                                                     \
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            this season," remarkeda railroad man                                                         Buck ley States                                            is a loyal supporter of the Schmitz-Ruef
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            who has recently returned' from ;                                                    Los
              "Harriman and his associates.                Since June 30, 1906, Union Pacific have Now corporatioiiT^commonly effect of that such business
                                                                                                                 carried on would have the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          complain
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           checking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 prosecutions as we Angeles. "These vegetables consist of                                                                                                                     Executive Reason administration and a programmer of the in-
          vjhas invested $103,000,000 in the stocks of other" railroads, which are Nothing like that has happened in. Ohio, In fact, the; records show that is theirand cauliflowers, and, Chicago geriuous type. At a meeting of the Mission Central Improvement Club he                                                                   celery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  destination, and from there
          •he-Id in addition to the vast accumulations of other stocks previouslv more corporations were chartered in Ohio last year than ever before. That dle West., The- growth; of this Mid- told the property owners what Superintendent Shaughnessey said, which
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             they are distributed all over
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                                                                                                        seems to be pretty good evidence that men of wealth have decided that try-is one                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Indus-                                    superintendent told meXthat the Mayor said we ought to go
          :-acquired.             It may be that legal powers are adequate to stop this they can keep within the law requirements and still make money. ;                                                                                                                                                                                                                     of J, the most- surprising- in was: "The
            "process of buying everything in sight with/ other people's money.;                                                                                                                    activity there has been in. Ohio no attack in-its infancy, and this                                                                      the State. Some ten years, ago it was ahead -and fix the streets rof the Mission, as a great many friends of the
                                                                                                              Yet with all this antitrust                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              season it was
             Union Pacific may be required to confine itself to its legitimate rail- tions out of business. We wantasthem to stay. don't want to drive corpora- been '- sent that 4000 cars "would have administratien and other business men lived there."
                                                                                                        on capital *or corporate r wealth                                                                such. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We want more of them to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            expected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         East, but the heavy rains
             road functions, to keep out of the stock market, to sell air the stocks come. But we do insist that they obey the law.                                                                                                                                                    ;.,                                                  have spoiled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       "                                  about 1000 "carloads.                                                                                     There is a new Man with the Hoe. No
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             now- held and distribute the                proceeds and the surplus to the in-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                These vegetables                                      are grown in : the                     New     -Man With Hoe                                      Millet has yet transferred him to canvas, no
              dividual owners. In a word, th"c purpose is to stop the use of cor-                              That is the spirit in which such legislation should^ be designed rich peat land near Santa Ana. In                                                                                                                                                                                                                           7 Deals With Slush Markham yet celebrated his feelings in verse.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Orange County. The [soil -there is as
             poration credit for getting control of other properties and so creating in California. A law arbitrary fixing
                                                                                                                                                                            againsf trusts is not an attack on capital but black as a man's; hat and is soft; and
                                                                                                        on monopoly and the                                                                                                               of. prices made possible by damp. The horses, , when \-doing the Yet this hoe-man, is exigencies                               ;\u25a0\u25a0                                                                                                    a benefactor, in his humble Way, of all of us who
             monopoly.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      plowing, are shod with ;                                               big wooden are compelled by the                                                    of our daily avocations to traverse the city
                                                                                                         stopping competition. The neglect of this State- to put such laws boots,, which prevent them from get-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       streets down where the mud lies as thick as cowslips in the fields in spring-
                                       A VALOROUS SCHOOL MAN                                            in operation is an instance of the failure to supply necessary legis- first "started the growers )industry /,was time. I                                                                                                            ting .mired.                              When this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 thought they                             discovered the man the other day when I                               was waiting for a car
                                                                                                        lation, as to which Secretary Root -in his' recent speech to the were' doing well when they sent out at Jpolsom and Third streets. The crossing sweepers of London, we know
              ti
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                      Ii      THILE admitting the great 'work that women have done Pennsylvania Society said that it was the cause, of the demand 100. cars. limit •to the: number -if there well, "the White Brigade of San Franciscp before the quake we knew well,
                          '\l\l   rle SC IOO S
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                                                      tne State. and    nation, it seems to be the for.extensions of the Federal powers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            was no
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  .Now; it :

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     looks.x as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of cars
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   out from t there, as but.this Man With a Hoe -is a new 'one. He worked with energy worthy
         : :'-             *
 VJL: V RcneraJ aopinion proportion schools would be bettered by
                 w
                                                    that the,                                                                   INVESTIGATE THE BALLOT MACHINES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            more land is being cultivated each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            year.'.'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            " "
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             •_,'*.''                     '-.-         of.a:better job, and whistled blithely as he labored. Yet his job appeared
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hopeiess'" to me—he was hoeing the mud off the crossing and away, from
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                                having larger                    of male teachers."
          .l: So writes James A. Barr. City Superintendent of Schools for
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                W. W. Richardson, assistant gen- the curb.                                                                                                 ;   ,
                                                                                                                                              LEAVITT'S opposition to an expert examination eral passenger \u25a0.agent? of the 'Pennsyl-
    "Stockton. -But wherefore "seems"? Like Hamlet, the first and
         • greatest of the Missourians, we know not
         •
                                                                         "seems." We want to
             be shown, and Mr. Barr's showing is not altogether convincing.
              Here are some of the reasons that he has collected :
                                                                                                                                                                   SENATOR
                                                                                                                of voting- machines serves, only to raise new suspicions that dianapolis, is in the 'city. "I .have
                                                                                                                there is something wrong: with these devices. Ifjit be true; as been railroading.' for thirty. years,", he Japanese Admired
                                                                                                                intimated,- that Senator Leavitt is personally interested in one observed ithis „is " the r,first ) time ;I have
                                                                                                        of the machines, that fact serves to increase the causes for suspicion/ been; into^offer,\ and that; is,I this perhaps the members' love for Japanese color prints and paintings might    ;
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            vania lines, with headquarters In In-


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            say / that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        '
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  yesterday! "and I:regret to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              :your city. Well.'i have
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The local branch of. the Japan Society of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    America appears to.be as absorbed as ever
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Greatly by Bowie in, the subject that gave it birth/ I                                            thought

         •V ." Outside of the home man is the dominant factor in world affairs; hence If the machines are -not capable of crooked manipulation, that fact ardson\ has been |here :before, and she have turned to ashes like their bric-a-brac collections last April, bat that
    -\u25a0."\u25a0/our boys and girls should view the- problems- of life from a man's standpoint                                                                                                  When -we see the advocates of the -con-' m;'the .United ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            excuse
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   \                 Mrs.';Rlch-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            admired this city more ; than; any other was, a mistaken conception. The head and front of the society here is still
    -."-•." Association with women entirely tends to make the boys effeminate: can easily be; demonstrated.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          States." ;You are "really
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              •::• The children are losing the elements ' character as seen from a trivance. getting up,- musket in hand, to fight off:any attempt at a wonderful people. :
                                                                      of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               You. are blessed Mr.                                            American" Bowie/ who expressed himself vigorously friendly to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            not s alone with courage, i
      •'.-miin'?:                                                 ,                                              demonstration, we.ask for, the reason of this opposition. Sen- spirit -1 of ; work," and ;,-\u25a0 Ibutnot f- the the little brown men at last week's gathering of the members. Io his                                                                                                                 with
•-.•;/•- Other things being equal. MEN ARE BETTER TEACHERS; they such                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          do              think admiration ?for thY inhabitants and institutions of Nippon, Mr. Bowie is
        \u25a0;'-?.ee things in a broader way; they are. not concerned with trifles; tbeir lives ator Leayitt's explanation that ",;he -did not want'.'his- machine 'torn shows Jsso ;:much /activity.' worlds which                                                                                                                        there*               -a "city in the
         -.•are more in touch,^ with the activities of life; the school life with them is to pieces'' by an unfrieiidly:expert iis .riot satisfactory, :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       £                                                         -Business ; not less outspoken than were Lafcadio.Hearn and the author of "The Light
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             but quite the prosperous rail over.lthe country.' There of Asia," though he, has never deserted California to become a permanent
";4iot.such a fictitibuS^hing as with most women; they -are more interested                                                            the machines are unable to'" stand the test of hostile pered by                                                                                                                                      is v not '•\u25a0 a',- railroad \ which'; is J not ; ham-
   ••in' the things that interest boys and iprirls. Children need , come more in revdrse. If
                                                                                    to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the want of 'more-' faclli-~ dweller in the land of chrysanthemums                                                              and jiu-jitsu. He did what he
•:,".contact; with the masculine mind. Men's ideas of discipline are^ genemlly criticism and . unfriendly investigation they are unfit for -use .and ties. They, are 'all; *
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   making ;         moneyT but                                  the next best thing, however, and converted his country place in
                                                              '                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             they, need all.they; can make.'- Immense considers
                                                                                                                            be discarded at :once. , A^.voting- machine must -be absolutely sums willIhave V to >,be : spent by
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            -better than women's. Of course, I mean strong, virile men. not- the
          . weaklings who take to teaching as an easy way to earn a poor living and should suspicion' and .'able to *meet ,all -tests                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ;                  ""all San Mateo into /a perfect reproduction of a Ja'panes! home. Beginning
.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of whatever ;;character. age i;railroads "• to -,increase their "^
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                                                                                                        above                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the                                                                                                                              gateway and extending through the grounds and into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   iby, double tracking and .to buy with the".artistic
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              who,' perhaps, would fail at most other professions.                                    \
'\u25a0'{.' .' The schools need men teachers for the same reason that the children Senator Leavitt's. opposition                                                                                              an examination carries with it the more' terminal: :9laclllties.7- *We' have house the place is redolent of the atmosphere of Japan. Mr. Bowie owns
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   '-.-of-"a family need the influence and guidance of a father. .' "~-                                 implication that he belie yes the - machines cannot stand the " test. A' lately. considerable ? ;_ double • tracking- valuable -color prints, carved woods and ivories and manuscripts. One of
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         \u25a0•;. ;1 believe more boys would remain in the public :          schools  till,graduation
             jf.there wer- more men" teachers to advise' and sympathize with the boy few                        more" speeches, like that made by Senator Leavitt will perr into]Pittsburgh the; Fort
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            done ';
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       .       "We have a double track »' line
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            :;route, his most valued 'possession is the tablet for his gateway written for him
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             point of \-iew. VVomen are good for children and for- some phases .^of suade the people! that the .                                                                                machines are unsa f""c" and ought "to -be which-;is !,; now ,: ;                                                                            and Ja/! singlei track line,>the, Panhandle, by his great friend, the poet and peer Iwaya Ichißoku.
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       -•.adolescence; but large boys want to come in contact with,men: .Moreover, discarded;                f
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               *                            - : -"                                           '              tracked. It has? already^"" two tracks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  also ::being' double
             J believe that. even girls are better off if a part of their education is secured'
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            from? Chicago Uo 'Logansport -'and > two

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Personal Mention
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    -.from men teachers. I                  believe, also, the presence of more men in the schools                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tracks ;            from Columbus -.; to VPittsburgh

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            .would influence the coarse of study.
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                           We do
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                                   not quite understand what is meant by the dictum that
             ."dther things being equal, men are better "teachers" than women;
                                                                                                                                                                      IN THE JOKE WORLD                                                                                                     -Queries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leaving, 175 miles:/ to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tracked.'- We^expect to • open our. new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            terminal,;
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                                                                                                                                                                                  - you . mean ;.-. BIRTHDAY—Reader, 'Oakland," Cal: pleted^ willc have tCOStTSI2S,OQO,OOO. com- : j!J. Jeucquel is at the Palace from f J.;E. Prenand.Mra. Pren are at the
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 {which;will-cov"eiv!f blocks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in';New4York j 1908, whlch.\when p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     our,
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                                                                                                          . Kind;Old Gent— What (do gone? ;                                                                                                                                                                                                                         -~the ? heart -iof'the city.:and Fra.nce. "                     It
-          • and the emphasis of capital letters does riot make it
                                                                                         more clear? by saying your' occupation's
                             possibly the writer meant that men are: better teachers be- •?':*              Soulweary A- Samuel— -They've ;;
                                                                                                                                                                                                       : One ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          ;                              year after* the. birth!"ofjan^lndi-. will be \ in
                                                                                                                                                                                                pulled ividual marks the^first anniversary; of- about ;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                -then : iyl ear, .Astoriau
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       :two.r blocks 'fromAthe/Waldorf- ;C. A. Hoffman of New York is at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ,tOi go Majestic. "\u25a0"\u25a0\u25a0.- *3§^g3Hßfi
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           iSt. Francis from Minneapolis.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 C.\J. Kirch and Mrs. Kirch of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            kuk. „lowa, are at the Jefferson. Keo-
                                                                                                        downlthe house liUsedHollean against.* birth, and the ]child \u25a0i3
         •,cause other things which ne specifies are not equal. "One hopes he i—Ally Sloper'ai HalfrHoliday.                                                                                                             old.', and soUon": "down ithe /'line.'.' The from.';;San^ Francisco to Boston^ without




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           L.rC. Carnes of                      Chicago is at the
                                                                                                                                  '•' v. '• »\u25a0- \u25a0 ' \u25a0* •\u25a0' '." '•'-\u25a0' ' - V day :of birth'-.is -.not the first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 lw J. LJppmana and Mrs. Llippmann of
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             .does not offer himself as an example of superior clarity of ex-                                                                                                                                                                -                                 - ' '                                                                                                 -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            a-change of cars.";: ,'ln^other;.words; New DorchesteW^^^B|fflMHßlHß|HßH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     -                                                                     iXew York City are at* the Majestic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ;-\u25a0-.\u25a0 :J: \u25a0\u25a0<.- ::\u25a0• ; \u25a0\u25a0", .\u25a0;;\u25a0• .York ; will be made <a :side i station. "-,"'\u25a0
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..                                                                                                                                                                                                                        versary.' :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        -?Judd Stewart of New York
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    % - ;:and Mrs. McKell are McKell. Jefferson!
             prcssion by the male teacher. But is it true that men "see things cooking Did your wife" ever take
                                                                                                            Bacon—                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Lieutenant David               U. S. A
                                                                                                                         C lessons?                                                                                                                                                                                                                  :                                                                                 St. Francis. \ ; '.                                         :                                    at the
             •in a broader           way"? We can understand that there is or, mav be VvEgbcrt-^-Oh, yes.                                                                                                              \u25a0\u25a0i VICTORIA—       H.-JI.;. City. ;Royal ;rarn- :;"W. S.i Palmer. v general \ superintendent .; *;B.iB."Hinckley of Northampton is at                                              *M.'J Drake,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                their family*names >andfcan£ of .' the ;                                                                     northern division :R,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Majestic.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ! J. T. Sweetman and. Mrs. Sweetman
    *a"different point of \*iew, but breadth depends in;the first place i on '"No;                          "Did'she' ever make good?"                                                                                  not" ia '.reality bel,sa!d . to. have sanyT dlstrlct-fngirieer. and? J. C^\\Vilder,;divi- theY                                                                   £
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           \u25a0ofCharlton. X. V.. are at the St. Fran-
                                                                                                                    ' very g-ood."— Yohkers-"States- Queen
                                                                                                                      not                                                                                                                                belonged*- to*the iJHan^ sion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    * superintendents ofPthefi coast                                                   1 W.*-S/^ No ffsinger of Kalispell, Mont", cis. .- :                                                            fi
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       . ' ..;-' Charles Gnetzko-w and A. C. Guets-
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             knowledge and in-the second on brains. It is the creature, of trairi-^ man.;'"                                           ':' :\ ::. :; '
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         oyer^famfly J and -i her name, ; ?she|*caa sion:*ofs the 2                                                                                                  Southern?; Pacific !                              Is Tat Hhe rPalace.                     •-".\u25a0

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    if                                                                                                                    are in-                                                                                                                     *\u25a0-
              ing and not an attribute of sex. "Of                                                                                                                                                                      he said to have'; any 'aside .f                                                                                     specting }the iworkldoriel recently oh;the                                                                                      .Mra. Rust of.Tacoma ;kow are at the St. :Francis : from Mil-
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                                                                  -course,"; he adds; with;uncon-
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         fom S her                                                                                                                                Rust -and                        :
                                                                                                            "Oh. Georgeijdear.papaJhaSjfofgiven .title?, -was ?• Guelph or V\Velf : She ;was southern '\u25a0 end^of? the; coast* line;*' "• . '\u25a0"= are !at the' Palace.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ?                                                                                                                    ;                                                                     >'        , waukeer;' '
              scious humor, "Imean strong, virile men and not weaklingsl" That us for 'running" away!.-; He'Vahts: to "see the only vchlld^of^Edward; vDukeJ; of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ; C. C. Wagner of.: Mansfield,'- Ohio.^is ; Harold A.;Rtchardaon
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               '           I                              and Mrs. Rich-
                                                                                                        US,'V ":-;;-\u25a0:         \ '-C:"^Z~J^":
              is begging the question; His "strong, virile men" he compares , "Confound2a\5;2\u 5a0•\u2 a0. u25 0\u 5a0"._\u25a0;it.;I                               '::--::.'-~C', -:.. \u25a0'.:'. '\u25a0: '\u25a0- Kent;^fourth/somof.(Ge>rffe]m ofiEng-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              .J-i^V^ Adams ;of-thp.X!ckel; Plate; has ait; the tSLtFrancis. Mrs." /                                                                      ;
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                                                                                                        v                                    hoped ; 'never, for* land.
                                                                                                                                                                   he'd ;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ardson of Santa Barbara are at the St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        v<Princesses[bf Ithetroyalfblood fare returned .'from 'a- trip throughejthe                                                                                                                      iToE.. Bar to ;arid
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               with women whom by implication lie describes ''as weaUiings be- give ;\u25a0 us I Now .- he'll Cleveland-;:
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                                                                                                                              v. '               * want ; j.                       to borrow christenedsandlmarriediby|tKeir|tltles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ;                 Barto of Kobe, jFrancis.             BBHBjBI «
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         andireports that Ubusiness Japan; are at . the Jefferson.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Plain onjy, 4 and § theirjfamily^hame3 ibecbme^ Northwestf rgood !
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                                                                                                        someL " " '                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ; .~^.                  AV.W..Wheeler and Mrs. Wheeler and
              cause they arc narrow-minded and concerned 'about trifles/ besides Dealer.'more money."—\'u25a0'\u25a0 :\u25a0"\u25a0"\u25a0 '
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (is[mbrel than                                       in"that 'section tof,             the      F H. Ransom ' and VMrs. ,"Ransom Jof Mrs.-; C B."^Farlsh are at I "Jefferson                     the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       by;lntermarriage,                                               extinct.                                             country.                                                                                    Portland 'are at the St. Francis.\u25a0
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    from St. Joseph, Mow

				
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