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Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1913, Cedar Rapids, Iowa FOUR THE CEDAR RAPIDS THE GAZETTE Kntered at the Fostofflce at Cedar 9, Iowa, as second-class matter. J. L.- MILLER................Manager W O YOUNG.......Managing Editor JOS. McCORMICK........City Editor Chicago Office. A. W. Allen, 919 Advertising Building. New York Office, M. C. AVatson, 286 Fifth Avenue. muiic. Unfortunately, a deal of that we buy Isn't even remotely re- lated to music. The news that Henry Lane "Wilson will not return to Mexico as ambassa- dor Is no astonishing news. Mr. Wilson Is a rather talkative man to put in an ambassadorial It is said Count Szechenyl, he that married Mies Vanderbilt, haa "bio about seven millions of his SUBSCRIPTION PRICE. BY One year, only in advance........So.OO Six months, only BY Per year If paid in advance................ 3.00 Per month ........................jjo If paid in advance.................2t> SWORN CIRCULATION THE EVENING GAZETTE, For the Month of July, 1913. wife's money. Sure. He married the girl in order to get several millions to "blow in." The confirmation of the ancient flood story can be of no particular Interest to any one who has been a candidate for office and has failed to land it, even after the new administration haa been in pov.-er five months. 7'jly The husband of one of the women robbed of thousands of dollars worth jewels at an eastern summer resort, jsays he doesn't regret the losa. Prob- The Five Cent Piece 1 By GEORGE ITTCB. Aether "At Goad Old SiwasV i ably glad the blamed valuablea are (where somebody will have to do the i worrying. .Sunday July 5 July 6 it Ann'. July 7 .........................iJoXri Texans are proposing raising a Bum July 8 July 9 July 10 July 11 llisiS of money for Mr. Bryan. The lllsiliwill pardon a large part of tho coun- i trv If it refuses to fall over Itsolt 5K July 15 11.157 July" July 18 July 19 July 20 ........................Sunday July 21 11.267 22 11.813 July 23 Sunday raising money for a man who is pretty July 24 well fixed and who is getting a salary of twelve thousand B year. Iowa democrats haven't fared so badly after all, compared with other states. One hundred and nine of the faithful have been reworded with postoftlces. In only one other a greater numher of demo- crats taken up the work of handling juK-25 __.. July 26 ........................i, j I the mail. Ono hundred and sixty-seven ........................Snd264 Texans have been favored. And you Jui- 'must remember that Texas Is Post- July 29 July 30 11.52S July 31 ".SOS Total for month Daily average............... I Chas. H. Harmer. superintendent of 'mail for The Evening Gazette, do on my oath say that the detailed state- ment as shown above is a true and correct exhibit of the circulation of said daily newspaper for July, 1913. and that said figures do not include any returned copies or any copies spoiled in printing. CHAS. H. HARMER. Subscribed and sworn to this 1st day of August, 1913, by Chaa. H. Harmer, superintendent of malls for The Even- ing Gazette. JAMES G. MAUL.OKT, Notary Public in and for Coun- ty, Iowa. Fido is supposed to be muzzled. If you don't muzzle him and he cornea up missing, you have no one to blama but yourself. What Is a weed? The best defini- tion seems to be this: A weed is something that dry weather won't, or i-an't, kill. A Texas paper declares that "one must admit that all Texas farming land Is good." Really, must one admit so much as that? "Big sums paid for music add to living Is a prominent headline. The statement Is made that tve spend sir hundred millions a year for music. It wouldn't be so bad If It were all Use a llttlo money now, if you knew where you could go; it, and bo assured of prompt, quiot serv- ice and tho lowest terms possible. We'mako loans of and up- wards on Household Goods, Pianos, Teams and other per- sona! property of value. You can pay baok in small weekly or monthly payments, as best suits your Inoome. Write, call or phone 2452. master General Burlnson's state, and that there are so many democrats in the stats that there is no excuse for a republican holding ofCico, oven under a. republican administration. BIG MEN, BIG IDEAS, BIG CITIES. An exchange publishes this emphat- ic statement: "Big men mean big cit- ies." I goes on o say that only when the people of a city have no vision when they fail to aspire to great things when they hesitate to make improve- ments because such Improvements mean some expenditure of money, then and then only does a city cease to grow. Big men with big ideas clo mean big cities. That does not necessarily mean that every man must be wealthy or that he must have an idea that is stupendous by itself. But it does mean that the majority of the citizens tire never satisfied with present con- ditions; that they want something better; that they are ambitious; tha they have faith in their city's future and are willing to back their faith with theiy energy and their ability ano their means. That is the way cities grow. It i: the way individuals educa tlon, !n morals, in material everything worth while. Every city that has amounted t anything has a big program. I has had big men. The majority of It people, of whatever station In lifi whether professional man, or mer chant or mechanic, have had bis Ideas are all big- men. Cedar Rapids and every other pro gressive city has forged ahead becaus It has still me who have had visions that materlai ized into splendid realities. Have a vision for fo your city. A BATTLE ROYAL. Political warfare of the flght-to-the finish sort is on in York stat and the finish will bo awaited with great deal of interest. The fight is be The flve cent piece la tho day labor- er of our coinage. It la the hardest working; and most successful bit at money In use In these United States. The twenty dollar gold piece Is Tery popular and is madly sought after In the best society; the flve dollar bill has millions of friends, and tha hard ullvw dollar can be found nestling In the pocket of almost every fraeborn eltt- zan. But none of these worfca like the flve cent piece. The rrieke! runs the street cars of tha nation, provides It with cigars and soda water, buys most of tts masasJnas, operates its slot ma- htnes and haa made tha moving plo- ure more powerful than the political rator. The nlckal haa built 100 acre brew- rieo and subway Vhere tha (3 bill has given up In de- pair tha humble nickel has stepped la and operated vast theaters. The quay- er ran the magazine business for many years, and made a mess ot It. ut when the nickel went Into the ame It put tha magazine on every owe stand and filled the American ome BO fuU of Sunday newspapers hat rather has to clear It out with a pitchfork on Monday morning. Place a dollar bill In tha pocket and t has to be removed with forceps aid n anaesthetic. But put a nickel in he pocket, and within ten minutes It aos leaped nimbly Into the till of the Barest cigar store, soda fountain or aoving picture emporium, If the nickel's work were to be tnrn- d over to the dimo, moat ot our raov- ng picture theaters would close, the Igar business would disappear, street ars would travel empty and our moat prominent brewers would be mowing lawns tat it living. Many of our new- est and freshest millionaires, are men who found and quarters doing work which was unfitted for them, and put nickels on'the Job In their places. And many of our future millionaires will be men wbo discover other jobs now being run Into the around by larger and fatter coins and who will "Tha day laborer of our ootnage." put In cisterns for tills and begin the accumulation of nickels aa a life work. The nickel haa not broken Into tha au- tomobile business and nvur newer do so. But when voter oentrlbates a, nickel to his party the ot tha campaign committee will disappear and the large contributors, who have renting our political parties in the past will be told coldly and firmly to go to. .n honest man and an honest official, .nd every such citizen will hope for a .Humph for Sulzer, WHY NOT? Last evening a crowded street car accidentally stopped on the near aide of a crossing. Immediately the fact was commented upon by a majority of the occupants of the car, the sug- ;estlon being made, emphatically, that all street cars ought to atop on the near crossings on the paved streets. The suggestion is not a new one to 2edar Rapids. The Gazette has made :t repeatedly, and hundreds of citizens have voiced their approval. Even the officers of the street car company have intimated that they believed stopping the cars on the near cross- ,ngs would be a good thing, Tho general opinion is that a change in the rule in vogue in Cedar Rapids would mean less danger of accidents. Other cities have found the change agreeable and much safer than the far-side stop. The local street car companies should voluntarily put the near-side stop rule into effect. If they fall to do so the city council should make it mandatory. FITCH. George Fitch, the Illinois journalist and humorist, who speaks tonight In the Interest of progressive politics. Is well known to Gazette readers through tho sketches which have appeared dally on this page for several months. There are few writers whose contributions are eo widely read as are those of Mr Fitch. He is a real humorist, be- cause with his humor there Is a fund of truth and homely philosophy which appeals to the common sense of the roador. Mr. Fitch has won a name o.nd a place for himself among Ameri- can authors Gazette hopes, by the way, that tne present visit of Fitch to Ce- dnr Hapids will have the effect of in- AUTO ACCIDENTS. It la not in the least an exaggeration to say that flfty auto accidents have occurred In southwest Iowa In the last en days. Practically every local pa- per on tha exchange list of the Non- larell recorded from one to three In heir own Immediate locality in this weefe'a Issue, Most of these occurrences were due to lack of precaution and fast driving. In one case It was a collision on the top of a hill where neither driver could see the other car until they were too close to prevent violent contact and considerable damage. In another case It was trying to turn a corner at a forty-mite clip. It couldn't be done. The inevitable happened. Car was wrecked, occupants seriously hurt. In several cases cara went Into ditches In others horses were frightened and did much damage. Clearly, there is need of gnore dras- tic regularities and more specific def- inition of rights and wrongs In these matters. There Is altogether too much reckless driving. Cara are rap- Idly increasing in number and the number of dead and wounded will like- wise Increase If no way Is fouad to curb and restrict those who will not wisely govern themselves in driving cars and observing the rules of tha road as well as rules of common sense. The man who attempts to turn a cor- ner at a forty-mile pace ought to be debarred from running a machine for ten years. The situation demands drastic treat- Bluffs Nonpareil. Company 213-14 Masonic Temple by the Barnes republicans, against Governor Sulzer. The latter was elected governor less than a year ago. Tha moment he assumed office he set out to be governor In his own right. He refused to he dictated to by Boss Murphy of Tammany Hall. Of course. Murphy didn't like to have his political authority questioned so set out to put the governor out of commission. The battle is waging furiously. The gov- ernor has put up a game flg-ht, and the Murphy crowd is fighting Just as gamely. The governor charges the Murphyites with looting the state treasury with a system of politics so rotton that it makes the Tweed ffang tills city, "sketches. DR. SUTKERS DENTIST Open Evenings By Appointment Over Boy son tweeri the Tammany crowd, supported duclrtB him to entertainingly of featuring it in one of his Some tlmo ago the editor of Tlie Gazotte wrote to Mr. Fttch suggesting that a former lowan who la writing about prominent cities shouldn't overlook Cedar Rapids; that despite the fact that he (Fitch) 13 a member of the Illinois legislature, the people of Cedar Rapids seemed to like and that they would welcome an .together truthful write-up of the greatest its aide of the New Jerusalem. Mr. Fitch replied In the following characteristic letter: "Dear Brother Young: It has taken me these last two werks to figure out a good excuse for not having written about that great, famous and alto- gether meritorious city of Cedar Rap- ids. I onco lived In lorra, myself, which should prove to you, knowing the stick-together habits of lowans, that some day Cedar Rapids will get all thai is coming to her, as far as 1 am concerned. "The real reason why I have not thus far written about your beautiful little for heaven's Bake I beg your tumurtous metropolis, is because I am not yet convinced In my own mind whether such delicate attentions on my part constitute a boost or an attack. 1 have received many letters from Indignant mayors and commercial cluba, Inviting me kindly to get off the earth because of what I considered to be exceedingly gracious ana beneficial remarks ahout their towns. This has made me a lit- tle worrlefl about writing up the towns for which I have real affection. I of other days angels. But look that like white-robed doesn't disturb Murphy. The Tammany chief gives his orders to his henchmen in the legislature and the henchmen do his bidding. And BOBS Barnes controls enough republicans so that tho gov- ernor can g-et nothing through the legislature; none, of his appointments are confirmed. The battle is costing the taxpasere-a pretty penny. But it IB costing them a great deal less than If the governor followed the bidding of Murphy and.Barnes. No money Is ever wasted that is used fighting pallt- ical bossism and those are tne things which Murphy .and Barnes represent. Every citizen In New York or any other state who believes In good gov- ernment win applaud Sulzer, who is 5HCES- CLEARANCESHOESALE FOUR BIG LOTS i Your unrestricted choice of any oxford or pump in the house haven't even tackled yet, though I lived Council Bluffs there for four years. "Another consideration, of course, Is the sordid one of Inducements. Some reckless citizens of various towns have been astute enough to offer these. One resident has offered me one large, prls. matic and strictly up to Bate blaclceye. If I write of his town as I did of Its rival. Another has offered -'a cigar In fee simple and without conditions Several others have dared me to da It. "Now, this is the situation: Are yon willing to guarantee my presonal safety In caae undertake the Job? We must go at all matters of tnrportanca In a candid and methodical manner and the next move Is, up to you. "Tours agreeably. "GEO. PITCH." We are Hire that after Mr. Fttcli seen Cedar Rapids in all its glory nni has noticed the surprisingly largo num- ber of good natured people within 1U corporate limits, he will not hesitate b ptrtlhlB Impressions on paper s.nd pub- lish them broadcast. At sanf rate, Cedar Rapids to gratified to have the opportunity of entertaln- THE WAI8TCOAT FOR WOMEN. According to the fashion announce- ments, waistcoats for women are com- ing in with the fall styles.. They are not to be women's waistcoats, that is, waistcoats cut and made along femi- nine lines. They are to be real waist- coats; men's waistcoats. And they are to be worn like men's waistcoats. Un- der the waistcoat will be a waist; above it will be a wide lace or em- broidered collar. The waistcoat will be cut low, almost as low as a man's dress waistcoat, and over It, but well open In front, will be worn a sack coat. If the waistcoat Is white and the coat is dark, the costume will be very neat and attractive. A gold watch chain, of he old style, will be festooned from upper to upper pocket, and caught up n one of the buttonholes. Among men It Is not at al! likely that here will be the sllghest objection to his Innovation. Quite the contrary. Men have always been partial to waistcoats, and mias them greatly In he summer time when they wear soft shirts and belts. For days after a man dispenses with his vest he does not know where to put things. The regulation vest has four pockets, and o deprive a man of four pockets at one bound Is Ifke cutting him out of, ila clothes closet and bureau drawers n order to make a house party com- lortable. A man carries his pencils, his foun- tain pen, his card Index, his mileage, its memoranda, his pocket comb, base- ball tickets, reserved seat checks, a calendar, a time table, addresses of Yiends his golf club locker key, some- his watch, and almost invariably his small change, in his waistcoat pockets. In addition to all these, he carries, if a married man, all the small his wife cannot get Into her purse or bag. and a very large part of his time is spent in looking in one waistcoat pocket for things he Is carrying for her In one of the other three waistcoat pockets. Now, if women In general rtiall wear waistcoats from and after next fall they will find the four pock- ets just as convenient as men have found them. Sometimes men, of courss, go to extremes In using their Waist- coat pockets as depositories for mis- cellaneous portables, and women often rebuke them for doing so. Whether women will be more careful in this re- spect and stop short of over-crowding the pockets remains to be seen. An- other thing that remains to be seen Is how long It -will take them to remem- ber to transfer the contents of the pockets from one traltscoat to another when they make a Science Monitor. "Bvery Sarcophagus Dealer Is a Quality The nuisance Is said to cost Chicago near yearly. HOW FAT FOLKS GET 8LENDER EATING CANDY VACUUM CLEANERS The old-fashioned broom kicks up part of the dust from your rugs, scatters it through the house, and forces the remainder down into the ruga. More- over, its use entails a lot of hard, unhealthy work. Our vacuum cleaners suck up every particle of v dust from rugs, carpets, upholstering, etc., confine it absolutely -within1 the cleaners, whence not one atom' escapes. No labor whatever is involved in cleaning with our electric cleaner. There's no dust, dirt, odor and no unpleasantness. Less than a cent an hour runs it Price Our hand cleaners cost but Our dustlesa floor polishers require no attention of ftnyfcind andtheycost Our guarantee accompanies every cleaner sold. Jones-Luber ger -Pratt Co. Everything in Furniture and Ruga Din DlQ tion in the Prices of SHELBY MADZA LAMPS lamp equipment for the entire house 'today and getthese-n prices on National Mazda new, nigged kind that give threa times as much light at the same cost. Lowest prices over-nam Jwly 1O watt 15 watt 20 watt 25 M. 40 watt 60 watt................. 100 watt...................... Put a National Mazda Lamp in Every Socket Before You Pay Your Next Light BflL Replace wasteful carbon lamps with efficient National get a better quality of light and three times as much of it without additional expense. Stock up on National Mazda lamps now while prices down. Fill every empty socket in the house, from cellar to attic. Enjoy the'-hospi- tality of ample light. Phone 287. C. E. FAWCETT "9121 .35 each .35 each J5 eacH M each M each .45 each .80 each Your, daintiest laces and linens- _ as weH as everything else in the come out safe and white as washed with BEXCjftS SOAP Just soak your wash an hour or two, or over night, in Peosta a light rub- it s done. For 10 rcoitm imrnxm 4c we will nail rm OM 10e of oar Pertained Maple Toilet Sow. Addrtut, Jo. Beaeb ft Sane, Duboqoe, Only a cake Pure Boiled Linseed Oil in. 5 gallon lots 51c per gallon Allen Hazeliine Paint Co. Comfort Heat Health On For Monday and Tuesday Here are a few tempting .emons, dozen........60o 60o -omon juice, per bottle (Equal to 20 lemons.) Ginger Ale Root- Bew, quarts, per dozen Wild Cherry Phosphate, 2So Hire's Root Beer Extract, per bottle 25o Jell O, all flavors, 3 for.......26o Bromangelon, all flavors, 3 pkgs for 25o Junket Tablets, 3 pkgs............25o Plymouth Rock Gelatine, pink or white, 2 pkgs. MELONS. i California cantaloupes, each .....................10c and Pink meat cantaloupes .........15o Watermelons...................60c NEW POTATOES. Homo grown, peck...............3Bo FRESH VEGETABLES. We have the most complete stock of vegetables and fruits shown in ths city. TELEPHONE 279. (From Beauty's Mirror.) Every corpulent person who is an- xious to possess a slender, symmetri- cal and supple what stout la not be glad to know that the perfect obesity treatment seems really to have been found. All. one need to do la to eat three or four of those aelioious little boranlum Ju- tvtry day aad watch results. JnJubM are palatable and perfect- ly harmless. The method of using In candy form a .valuable aa a de- cud resolvent, had Its origin In GMMMay. where moat people are too fleshy. It proved so luccewfut that most druggists over here now boranlum Jujubes. It's good nonra, surely, that fat folks can now reduce themselTea irfUurat starvation dieting, the family health and on your heating1 plant. ll System is the system with a as to guarantee service. Toe comfort de The CKto recorf thai eaa heats qttickljr and the heat, nsea least fuel end warms from cellar to garret and from floor to ceiling, with moist, dean, fan air -warmed to 70 In the coMeet weather yow. home will be a ntent. Campbell's ia not to beconfosed with the ordi- nary hot-air furnace. The system to