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IV.GC FOUR THE HUNTINGTON PRESS Isaacd by the nUNTINOTON IIJBLISHING CO, North Jefferson Street Entered as second class matter. Febrdiry 12, 1912, at the postoffic at Hunt - Ind, under the Act of March S, 1870. , . . - ' . By M. H. Board of Direetora 1 A. J. UTLHELM. K. ORMSBY AND M. XL ORMSBY Telephone Business Office, 400 C F. OGLE, Managing Editor. Contributions published must bear foil signature of author. AU communications hould be typewritten. Anonymous communications will not be noticed.. . , Address all letters to The Huntington Press," Huntington, Ind. TERMS OF Sl'BSCRIPTION - Jaily Huntington : Daily (with Sunday). 15c BCHEKRER, INC, National Advertising Representatives, Building, New York; 35 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation k Member of The Associated Press The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use. for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. - '. PARTY RESPONSIBILITY As long as we are to have "party responsibility" in the conduct of public business, honorable and responsible public officials must be elected. The rank and file of all political parties earnestly desire party pledges carried out. There, was a time when party regularity was a virtue, and one who voted a mixed ticket, or deserted his party was regarded in the light of a traitor. That time has passed forever, and today every good citizen not only looks at the party platform, but they seek to find out whether the candidates are both capable and honest. In the Hanly administration of the state graft was found , in the state house. But Governor Hanly was one of the first to discover it, and was one of the first to press action for the re - m6val of the offenders. Then came the McCray regime. Politicians made great effort to save the Governor from prosecution, but the fire became too hot, and the result of that situation is known to all There must be more respect in this state for the McCray ad ministration than there is for the present state administration. Unfortunately the people did not clean house following the McCray administration. The same political bosses are today back of ' the Jackson - administration that were back of the McCray administration. , How many of the Republican state political leaders and candidates have come out for a full, complete and open investigation of the charges being hurled at the present regime? Not one, to our knowledge. Every effort is bent on suppressing facts. The man who is reported to be in possession of sufficient facts to send several prominent men to the penitentiary is guarded closely, to ; make sure that he not talk with other than members of the state N official family. Why. this deep secrecy? If Ed Jackson, United - States Senators Robinson and Watson, and other state officials are really entirely free from taint, as charged, why should they not have long ago demanded the fullest investigation? And it free, it would be but natural that they would insist on an open . investigation. Instead of Clyde Walb, Republican state chairman, reading a Republican newspaper out of the party on the ground that it no longer gives support to Republican officials charged with crime, he should have demanded that Ed Jackson, Senators Robinson and Watson, Mayor Duvall, Republican mayor of Indianapolis, and other state officials resign from office. - That Bort of action would have been proof conclusive that Mr. Walb recognize the real meaning of party responsibility, It seems that Walb can only understand that parties are in existence for - the lone purpose of permitting cheap, trashy politicians to hold public office and iraw on public funds paid in by an overburdened and highly taxed w atizenship. - LOCAL INSTITUTIONS In a lengthy article appearing recently in The Press, it was pointed out that as time goes on the newspaper industry will be - , come, industrialized. This is, the writers of that article were of the opinion that the day of personal ownership of newspapers will before long come to an end. As the article sets out, almost daily the cost of publishing a newspaper is increasing. Long ago one could start a newspaper on a amount of money would not pay few newspaper department in a smau piant. The public is' demanding greater news, service from thehefrs papers. The news must be complete, and it must be' accurate. In national events, the service must wait lor the final results in baseball series. We must have it served to us play by play, within The day of industrialization rapidly approaching. Steps in that inrougnout tne country. Jtsut one And that is the close linking of ttustnai and political progress of newspaper, no matter how large Even the New York and Chicago Their - pages are full of purely local matters, not particularly interesting to other towns and cities. Papers published in the smaller cities carry fully as much world news as do .the metro politan papers. Everybody is interested in world events, such "as found in the Associated Press dispatches. And each community is vitally interested in the news of that particular community. Thomas Adams can scarcely expect much aid from President Coolidge in the former's effort to get at the bottom of corruption in high places. Mr. Coolidge had to be given a dose of chloroform before he would act in the matter of Fall, Daugherty and others of the national administration. - Abe Martin Says: (Copyright John Dins Co.) Nobnddy ever thinks serietuly mar - riags tin they'vs aaairied th wrong rrty. Girt In' even with oar friends I - ys tea tlases better'si gittUr" evfa wlUij Tito w ' I j a r're FOR l ORMSBY . Editorial, 401 with Sunday, $4.00 per year. By Carrie per week; Sunday, 6c. . Fifth Arena hundred dollars. Todav that for the electrical wiring 'of - one be instantaneous. We can't even ad ew seconds of the rlav. of the newsnaDer is urobablv direction are already occurring policy must never be abandoned, the newspaper with the civic, in the community served. Every or small, is a local institution. newsoaners are local citv nrs CHANGE VOTING PLACE. The Huntington county commission ers, meeting yesterday, changed a vot ing place in Dallas townshiup. Pre cinct 2. waa changed from the old electric shop in Andrews to the hotel. Higft Lights of History Contriras and Churubusco "' molmo tat tm XnCSTATiNQ By .1 , J.Carroll. Blansficld' VH int. Preparations THAT AYENUf UNDER CTNOAL KtACH MCXICO.Cmr MIA 19 Pygmies Still Bold Interest of the World ; WASHINGTON,, D. C., Oct. 23. "For" more . than 5,000 years Pygmies hare been known to exist, yet the recent discovery of a new. tribe of these human dwarfs in Dutch New Kulnea renews interest in them," aaya a - bulletin from the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the National Georgraphic Society. "Pygmy peoples are distributed over wide areas including the Philippines, which ' are inhabited by the' largest groups; the Andaman Islands of the Boy of Bengal; New Guinea; the interior of the Malay Teninsula ; and the Congo regions of Africa. With few exceptions they are similar in characteristics. "The smallest Pygmies are those , of Africa, where the men seldom rw more than 4 1 - 2 feet tell and the women reach only 3 1 - 2 feet. If one imagines an eight - year old southern 'piccaninny'.' with a well - formed, muscular body,x a mouth reacning from the center of each cheek, a flattened nose, a protruding upper jaw and a slanting forehead which gives him an apish appearance, and having a ma - Uure expression, then one nas a mencai picture of a Pygmy man. "Many of these little fellows live so much like monkeys that they have been suspected of being the 'missing link.' They look upon any kind of work with scorn and a hoe or any other instrument of agriculture would be a curiosity to them. "Wild fruits, nuts,' tender shoots and various roots are favorites in their diet, and, for meat they go hunting. Birds and 'small game are fodd staples, with occasional delicacies such as elephants, rats and caterpillars. "Modern landlords would become bank rupt in'Pygmyland. Many of the tribes remain in one place .only a ween or two, then, when they: sources of easy - gotten food are exhausted they move on to an other region. There tbey stay until the choice roots and fruits are consumed, and the birds and wild game are scared away 'by their arrows. The number of children is relatively small for so primitive a people, and there - is nothing lost in leaving a twig - built hut with a leafy roof. Thejr baggage is mostly bows and arrows. 'The Pygmies, unlike their neighbor tribes, usually have no chiefs, though they often rally around a superior hunts man as a leader. Formal laws are unknown among them but they follow strict moral codes. Fighting is seldom noted, and murders are few. When a murder is committed in a Pygmy village there is no trial, but the murderer risks being killed from ambush by his victim's next - of - kin. Explorers attest that lying and steal ing are uncommon among the little people and tribes which do not usually, trust fellow tribesmen are so impressed 'with Pygmy honesty that the Pygmy often be comes a cattle tender for his taller neigh bors. "When the young Pygmy'rfancy turns to love he begins to count his arrows, for marriage in rygmyland is a matter ot bargaining between the girl's (ather and the diminutive swain. "In some triDes tne lixea price tor a ..... . - . ' . r wife is from ten to fifteen arrows, but if the, prospective bridgegroom, appears over enthusiastic the cost may be increased by one or, two spears or some tobacco, After the ceremony toe husband goes hunting and the wife goes to work. "A red letter .day is celebrated among African Pygmies when an elephant is killed. When they smell an elephant in the vicinity of their encampment the whole tribe is called Into, action." "Bey climb trees in the path they believe the animal will take. Then, jumping from limb to limb, the hunters spear the ani mal, and by lo doing cause him to collide with trees, thus virtually - making him commit suicide. v' - "Once assured the elephant can do them no harm they swarm over him like ants" and cut away his flesh for food. They have no way of preserving the flesh so they are apt to hover about the car case until notntng but , tne skeleton remains. Tusks are bidden to be traded for tobacco and salt, which, are among the few Pygmy luxuries.". - - COMPLETE CONCRETE. V t " v Within nine days, the laying of concrete for the Tri - Lake Construction company's part of the state highway No. 0 paving will . be complete. A change of plans by the state highway commission, caUing for a further cut ot three feet sooth of Loon creek will cause some delay and .necessitate moving the steam shovel to Loon creek again, but in spite of this delay, it is believed the concrete will be completed by a week from Monday or a week from Tuesday. HEARS ARGUMENT. Judge Kenner yesterday heard argument in the suit of the Industrial Center Land company .against, Louis G. Trixler and others in which a. performance of contract . was demanded The allegation of the plaintiff was:, that Trixler had given an option pn. the property but - later transferred the land to P. Gorman Trixler. i 1" . . v THAT THI AK!SUCAH ARMY ; : jSlAP tkomuo Hawgo " Qmewco .coy; ! fj rr Sk - SVw" - I ft i Vr J ' 8C0TT WOULD ATTEMrT TO iY WA Of THI NATIONAL' nrviAIM ft. mt aKaaaw m MAUI KUUUUIE ' ' to entrap quit troops on OF APPROACH. f ! XlX: THE HUNTINGTON PRES3 Woman Pariiameritariah : ; Wins "Miss Perk" as Name LONDON, OcU 23 Miss Ellen Wilkinson, labor member of parliament, likely will be known aa "Miss Perky',' for the rest .of ber political career. She was called that during a hot debate by Sir Frederick Hall, a conservative, who tried to tease ber. Miss Wilkinson flushed angrily and appealed to the chair. ' "Mr. Speaker," she said, "may I ask whetheI am to Dejnsulted by the member sitting next to mer I claim your protection." .'..' - - ...;'T ' : ' .. The speaker admonished Sir 'Frederick but Miss Wilkinson had seen the funny side by this time and began laughing. The name stuck. ' - - V ' '; Austin J. Small, better known as ".Seamark" the novelist has contributed, several dramatic sketches at the Little Tbearre lately that received favorable comment, Small ran away and went to sea at 13. He rode freight' trains from New York to the West, where he earned his living singing in ranch houses and mining saloons. Drifting South, he worked aa a cook. One day he met Jack London and told him of a few of his adventures. "Buy a pen and write them," London said. He did. ' : " Viscount Ullswater. former speaker of the house of commons says he has heard enough speeches to" last him a - lifetime. . Presenting prizes at a public school at Kendal, he said : "There is nothing I dislike so much - as public speaking. I don't believe in public speeches. I have heard too many. . Beckoning up not long, ago the number I heard in the bouse of commons, I came to the conclusion that it, was 50,000. I am not anxious, therefore," to add to the number or listen to myself." People in England and Wales seem ingly are steadily decreasing or sre not drinking as much as previously. The number of convictions - for drunkenness in these areas, according to government statistics, last year was less than half the' rotai tor ire; tne ngures being 75,077 Chocolate When BERLIN, Oct 23 Chocolate tising stunt of a Berlin candy .company that the police have called a halt to the been sending up two planes on Sundays - BERLIN the fliers chanced to spot a crowd was bombarded with hard chocolates wrapped in heavy foil from an altitude of about 100 feef The aerial gifts were particularly ob jectionable to. the baldheads whose custom it is to stroll with heads uncovered on the theory that the sun's rays stimulate the growth of hair. Mothers, complained that children fighting for the prizes mined A corps of beer and whiskey "sniffers' has been turned loose in Berlin by the tax collectors office to discover whether In toxicating liquors are being hauled thru forbidden, streets - Newspaper wits have been quick to see that these modern snoopers closely resemble Frederick the Hvaa f O .A ff rt n . ' 1. 1 to walk the streets with noses tilted hieh L into the" air to "find out whether citizens "Lerid Me a liiipstick" First Words of Woman Pilot PARIS, Oct 53 (fly "Lend me your the cold," were the first words spoken by a full hour's flight which qualified her issued in France. . - r I The request wasaddressed to JIme. French woman to obtain a license and who for interest Madame Louise Maryse, who qualified as a pilot last year was not present " ' During her test ot sixty minutes in a heavy 'biplane. Mile. Collins looped the loop, glided with motor cut off and other" stunts and easily passed ber examination. A nurse with the French hospitaf'corps during the war, the young - wpman flew for the first time. when she accompanied a wounded French general in a plane from Rheims to Paris. She then vowed that she would be an aviatrix. - Later she be came : a . parachute jumper, dropping nq less than forty timeB from airplanes" in full, flight. She has an autograph letter from M. Laurent Eynac, then air minister in France, congratulating her for her "services Tendered to French avfttion." Infante Don Jaime, second son of the King of Spain, epent a few hours in Paris between trains while returning from London to Madrid recently, and improved the beautiful autumn day as well as the state of his financesoy a little business with the "Parimutuer booths at Lohg - champ race track. . r The Infante sat in the stand nervously clutching a few thousand franc tickets bet on the Argentine owner, trained and ridden three year old, Blrbi, who turned up as the. winner of the last big feature of the flat racing' ecason, the Arc de Triomnhe stakes. ; - ' - ' - - As Biribi flashed past the wire two ana'' a half lengths in front of a field of 16, comprising the ten best horses of the year. tho Infante could not 'restrain his enthusiasm. He made s wild rushjor tlie paddocks to congratulate Juan and Do mingo Torterolo - of .''Buenos Aires, re ; spectively , trainer and rider of the win r a s a ' . - LlfuT SCOTT Waa too CLEVER A iOUWER TO' CS CAUGHT W CUCM AM AM3USM.' ACTING i ; UPON THE MAXIM, "KEVER CO WHERE TKS - Ei.TTiY.EXrECT8. Y0y TQ CQ" HE LErTTHE j COCO ROAD. MADE A DETOUR AROUND LAKE ' rHALCO AND MARCHED ON THE CAPITOL THS;rCVCH.lAYA tEC3. - - ."S r:; : ; for 1925 and 183,838 for 1024. ? ', The occurrence of - drunkenncss which leads Jo conviction la unevenly distributed over the days of the week," aaya the report - carrying the statistics. "Saturday is .the most fruitful day for arrests and contributes about 33 per cent of the total . The number of licensed saloons has decreased from 102,189 in 1900 to 80,420 in 1925.' The 1925. figures - represent 20.68 licenses per tea thousand of the population. V ; :..', , Wearing a wrist watch, for the 4 first time in his life, King George baa stimulated a custom which was expected to die out - after the Prince of Walea deserted the wrist watch "lor a platinum pocket watch, and chain. . ' The king is using a tmall square wateii mounted in platinum which is held on his wrist by a small black strap. The Prince of Wales fof some time has favored a thin platinum watch and thin platinum chain which he - wears both mornings and evenings and his example has been followed by many young men about town. - - Now that the ling has gone in for a wnst watch Jewelers are on tin toes to " whether father or son gets the greatest following. : - , "Bombs" Hurt Dropped 100 Feet bon3s dropped from airplanes at an adver have bruised so many hundreds of persons bombardment of sweets. The company had Every park, beer garden or afreet in which their Sundfy - clothes. were roasting - their own - coffee in violation of tne law. The liquor snoopers, always men who have a keen sense of smell, hare been appointed to ace to it that liquor Is brought into the city and to: customers only through certain officially designated streets along which officers are posted to collect tne municipal tax. (Turn to Page Fifteen, Please) (Number' Five) "A - ' t lipstick; my lips are all parched from Mme. Denyee Collins wheh she landed after the third feminine aerial pilot's license ' - - ' i Adrienne Boland, who in 1921 was the first had watched her friend's flight with greet ner. " . - ' - "'.",' "What made you bet on my mount ypur royar highness?" Domingo asked the Infante.' ..., " ' ".' "He owes my - father money," replied the heir to the Spanish throne, "King Alfonso bet. ten thousand francs on him to win ue urand l'rix lost June wnen youi finished second. But it is all right I won it all back." - . . : ' r : - ' ' ' That the starched collar is an instrument of torture, a straight jacket for the neck and must disappear is - the first article in the bylaws of .the Anti - collar league recently organized in Paris. The founders arc all writers of some note, but the ' collarless fashion is making timil progxfss, , - : . ; At the first meeting of the league Andre Antoine, a noted author and tbeatriml critic, was tlected president .and an executive committee formed. Press photographers in attendance asked the committee" to pose for a picture. When the'picture .appeared in theaewspapers it was found that seven out of the eight on the comrpittee .were wearing stiff collars. The attention of the president was called to the fact He declared ' This is not an oversight It was done on. pur - loose to show how miserable we were ond - how uncomfortable we looked . and felt" V7 tester V' "f v lijRIVINO THE. MEXICANS BEFORE THEM, THE AMERICANS FOUCHJ THEIR WAY TO CONTRERAS, A FORTlFIEb POST A FEW MILES SOOTH OF i THE CITY. THIS POSITION WAS TAKEN BY OVER SCOTTS TROOPS. AFTER A x - ?ryJ; ON, AUCV3T20,187l On Refusing to Vote . Do 'the people at large really care which party will control the next Congress or the varioua State governments ? :. v ''..'i. "y .... x The lethargy about public"riesl6ns and politics is so great you can cut it with a knife.. 'V. - ' ;.: - - v ; . - ' A v '.. ... . - ; ' - . ., . That fact il.jppaMt in h Republican and Democratic conatUuencie's, and Is bewailed by speakerarand managers even in States like Indiana and Ohid where usually politics is the thief topic of conversation and babies are brought upon U. With two Senators it stake in Indiana, a Benator and. Governor in Ohio nnd Newv York and spirited contests In half a doaen'other doubtful or pivotal States the news eomes that people turn' out in great numbers to ace a football game or a prise fight or a new movie that has a thrill or is risque, but that the politicians have - to beat the torn to ma and the big baae drum In 'an ' effort, generally ineffectual . to wake the - people up - to the fact that an election - is to be fceld on the first Tuesday in November. The control of both branches of Congress, with all which that implies is at stake. It would seem that this prize, this power for good or bad, would aummon,the people to register and vote. But experts tell us in most places registration proceeds most slowly, the masses are. uninterested, or if interested they manage. t conceal their interest. Few go to the shaking except those who are always interested. Where there are 10,000 voters, it is said Jo be difficult ur interest i,wu. , v Women Find No Thrill . "We thought 'the, women would bring fresh minds and new interests and lift politics out of the lethargy," said a Pol it - other day. "It has not turned out that way. At first they seemed keen and eager, or eomo of them did. but - they were soon disillusioned. They expected thrill as they entered a voting booth. They found it dull and the long ticket puzzled them. The results disappointed them. And now it Is more difficult to get women to express their preference in the primaries than men and they prefer to go to a' party on election day than to the polls. Like the men, they 'have a jazz complex and unless something furnishes a new kind of thrill, they pass it up." Legion Blea See Evil TbeXegion men, at their recent conven tion, discussed the fact that when it eomes to voting a majority of the quali fied .voters are slackers. They did not propose a selective draft to compel voters to go to .the polls. They took cognisance of the slacker - spirit and beard eminent public men urge that something bo done to arouse public government, and their committee declared : "The American Legion Insists that every 'real American shall have a sense of individual responsibility to community, State and Nation." This after "observing with alarm" that only 50 per cent of eligible votera take part in our elections. The Legion tried by song and speech to emphasise a truth ottered by President Coolidge in a letter in which he declared : We cannot retain our liberties und?r our representktire form of government if we do not keep it representative. Too nwc ( ' ; As' New York Sees It ; a",,,,,,,,,,,,,,aaBBBBBJJSMBSSBJBBn t - - , ' ,i (By The Associated Press) ' - ? - ''.Fifth Avenue, la. still one place where it is fashionable' to . use your legs, especially if your "clothes are worth 'being inspected. And it lets' yon observe thr latest models in legs. Time was when yoa had to look for legs in the chorus but no 'longer - Fifth Avenue is the big.narade of everything in the limb line. ' Even the old cow has broken into Fifth Avenue, not on all four feet, but I with her hlde She has had a prominent place on fashionable menus ever sines. New York began to exalt the head waiter, but now. her hide has got into tht amart shops made up into fur coats. You can get something smart in either Hot stein or Jersey, of whatever is your fa - 1 vorite dairy herd. Most men in the west are afraid of of spats, yellow gloves' and canes, - but In New York it 4a different men hert trim themselves up, even on week days. The derby hat is back, not the brown derby, but. the black bowler. It is one item in a correct ensemble with a double breasted vest, - so short that It. looks like a chest protector, spats, gJoves and cane. The canes are crookless, topped" with a silver cap. ., New York is . kind to the fat men. They dress them up in gojd braid and brass buttons and stand them In front of the swagger shops by way of service, but mostly .for decoration. One of these gold trimn ed doormen is as important to some shops as.' its big brass door knob. vThere alsolare thin doormen," but the fat boys with their inviting smiles seem to be the favorite model. , Many of - the . big office buildings jn the downtown section house thousands of people. And. when the elevators begin to pour them fourth into the streets for lunch, it takes traffic squads of policemen to handle the streaming crowds. A Chinatown restaurant there are a number which still hai.g on to, all the trapping's of the Occidental version of the Celestials dining place - ris naking quite a play on a special dinner which runs thirty courses. One - dish consists . of cabbage, cooked as the sfuffing of roast chicken.' The , chicken is "thrown away after serving as the routing utensil . if rainy day does not daunt many of the. Fifth Avenue bus patrons who prefer to tide on .top. They clamber up stairs and sit snder a canopy of umbrellas. - ..v',.;, ' - . . Thdugh it probably is the birthplace of more new aqngs than any otner city Jfl CALLANT ATTACK. m eh? Alln rnri xixt i WAS f OUGHT CHURUBUSCOV BY THE ENEMY. MET WITH A SUCCEEDED IN. stress cannot be laid on the neccdty of 'getting out the vote,' " v - ' Mr. Coolidge himself, though elected by a very large majority, was chosen in an election , when not one - half the qualified voters took part in the election. "I Don't Give Damn" "Why didn't you voter I aked"a Nojr ' Yorker that question. He sld;'"I can answer for myself. I didn't give a damq who was elected. It makes dj difference to me or my business. I am rived of the , bunk that you'll have onspetlty c r 4he ' reverse if some certain jaau or party, is in; power. I never get nlomt unless I ' work hard and think before I work. I make monev. and th hi rver made wag' in .five yeara 6f Wilson. But he didn't do it I both made and I'M ? money under Coolidge. He had nothing to do with it It all depends upon a man's ' brains and industry. I am tired f partiesthey ire too muchalike. I gupsi ; that is what many people are thinking. , That's why lots f us go hunting Instead of Jamming into a booth to guesa which '' is the worst mistake we could make. It may be different when some leader lik - Roosevelt and Wilson come along who can wake us up. Until then, why worryf , jnaetioc Hit Boll's Eye - TheNajildapeech of Coolidge waa webf received by the Legionaires, but Gover. nor Plnchot hit the bull's eye. lie didn't stop with telling the boys they should not be shirkers in peace times. He wanted them to do something brave as Jo war. He told the boys theymuan't be satisfied with voting. They must mobilise" fot "clean elections." That was the stuff that appealed to red - blooded young men. N body can get them into politics unless they can be shown there is a 'mopping up" to be done for the public good. Th:y care little for the tweedle - dees and twee - dle - dums, but Pincbofs challenge stirred them as a call to duty. Will they perform ' it or dismiss it with, "What's the use! - Politics are too rotten to be purified whi - a any fellow who has the pricecan biy'i senatorial toga?' I'd like to see them rush in Bnd mobilize to defeat every fellow ot every party who used big money . and make it impossible for corrupt use ol money to get a nomination. That would be worthy of rhelr stuff! . . . .'. The President and Governor of the host . Turn to Page Fifteen, Please j (Number Six) the world, the metropolis still harks back ... with melodious gusto to its old favorite, 1 "The Sidewalks of New York." . - - V The gilded; night supper clubs art touching up. their furnishings for tin coming of the big "butter and egg" mea . with the opening of the winter season. Most of the clubs will have iormal openings this month and are featuring popular dance 'orchestras and entertainers.. '" - , ,',.' , . Among Broadway's .newest noveltiei is self - photography. An - establishment, , somewhat on the style of .the penny - ar - ' cade of other days, - has been opened where, for the price of twenty - five cents "one can take eight snapshots of one self in as many minutes. v . t . . - r 'Meddlers in pursuit, of. business oi" Madison Avenue, which ia one of th main lines of defense of the high priced shops, are having ."hard going." In ad dition to - lpeting with the merchants who have "arrived" in that quarter, they are 'encountering the uncommercial but; strictly business eyes of the police department's Medicancy Squad. The watch - ful Fifth Avenue Association, whose in spectors are also doing their bit for the" common weal, reports that "a. great many arrests have been made." To the out - of - towner, who is generally ; supposed to hare more time on his hsndi " than the hurrying New Yorker, a pleas - ant stroll, particularly if in quest of the artistic, is up Fifth Avenue to 57 tk V street, thence on 57th street to Broad - way. Bronse doors of banks or other outer windows; lambs, "architectural po - 1 business institutions ; grills seen through" ems," as a Columbia professor describes ; some of the new skyscrapers. Even the . statuesqne pose of a burly traffic "cop! . who might have learned to wave jhla hands in a classic dancing .school. day a'blooqy struccu - AT THZ OLD CONVENT OF i WHICH HAD - EEEN FORTIFIEIV HERE THE AMERICANS WERE DESPERATE RESISTANCE. BUT TAK1N0 THE PLACE BY STORM, v Te0RR5vy - Smi Ct MOLIN DCL aiY.". T Y V'

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