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About The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1907)
NOVEMBER 1, 1907
October 13, 1801-07
Hand clasped in hand down this lifo's
On through the flowers and frosts
of the years;
Side by side, forward through sun
shine and dark days,
Comrades we two in the joytimo
Ever and on where the future shall
Facing with hope'ev'ry day as it
Praying for strength when our loved
ones shall, need us,
Trusting in One whose love never
Little hands clasping our Own as wo
Upward and' onward o'er mountain
and plain ; ', '
Giving us courage 1b enter .life's
tourney, J ' 'v "
Fighting and striving again .'and
Children's glad voices that make
Than' ever was heard from the
sweetest harp strings; ' ,
Baby smiles bringing the angel hosts
. . nearer
Until "we can hear the soft" beat of
.their wings. ......
Bright lights aglpam; when - the
darkness is falling,
Pointing the pathway to home and
Childish- eyes bright, and the sweet
- voices calling, .
Calling me safe to the cottage
Heart o' my heart, as the years
Add to our storehouse of roses or
Still, with a love and a trust both
Journey1' we on with our hearts
ticular Ned for four acts the villain
ia at last brought to justice and"
"O, same old thing. Can't use it,"
declared the G. M.'
"Wait a bit. . When the villain is
brought to Justice ho merely snaps
his fingers and plunges into the im
"Have you read the latest novel?"
"O, no! I'm afraid of soiling my
Angers with fresh printer's ink."
"I see by the paper that a thief
In Chicago actually stole a church.
Isnft that about the limit?"
"It isn't half as strange as the
fact that somebody In Chicago dis
covered the theft." ?
. t Wo Can Do Worse
There was a. manin Tallahasse
Whose favorite phrase was "Lawsey
massey." - "
He takes a stick
. To his son Dick ' '
Because the lad, pa says, is 'sassy.
"Why, Hacede, what makes you
so happy today?"
"I was just thinkin' how lucky I
was when I sold my hogs the other
day that I wasn't paid in some of the
asset currency them eastern trust
companies might o' put out if things
had gone different last congress."
Fine Business -
"How's tho poetry business, Jlng
leman?" "Fine. I had good luck yester
day.'' " , ;
"Sell some verses?" '
"No, but the last batch I sent off
came back yesterday, and I hadn't
enclosed postage for returnt eltlier.'r
No Financial . Flurry
"Awful panic in Wall Street."
. "Well, let 'or panic," replied
Farmer Cornrose. "Cellar full of
potatoes, bins full o wheat, cribs full
o' corn, lot o' fat hogs and cattle in
the feed lots and a woodpile high as
as the house. . Guess them Wall
Street fellers that have a habit o
poking fun at us farmers will take
notice of our food supply before tho
chiropodist. Milwaukee Sentinel.
All wrong. Just wants to know if
they aro mates. Ohio Sun.
O, pshaw! The baby enjoys on
gaging in such a soleful occupation.
The Ananias Club
There aro moro songs written
about Marvelous Manhattan than
there aro watermelons in grand old
Texas. Now York Evoulng Mall.
Moro newly wed couples visit
Wonderful Washington annually than
there aro songs about Marvelous
Manhattan and tho watermelons In
grand old Texas all put together.
And tho whole bunch is nothing
compared with tho literature of
which Incomparable Indianapolis is
the center. Indianapolis News.
Then, after all, you can't got much
more out of life than can bo had
right here In Comfortablo Columbus.
Then, putting them all together,
how Insipid thoy seem compared
with beautiful Milwaukee overlook
ing the blue and Inspiring waters of
grand old Lake Michigan. Milwau
O fudge on all of you! What are
all your glories compared to those
of Luxurious and Lively Lincoln,
situated upon tho banks of a navi
gable stream upon whoso bosom tho
political barks float serenely against
tho current, and in tho exact center
of tho universe, measured as far as
possibly In every direction?
Papa Bear, noting that a lot of
guides were blazing paths through
the-brake's, told Mama Bear about it.
"What is it all about?" queried
"O, just another nature fake, I
presume," muttered Papa. Bear,, who
was accu&toraed to being, chased by
men who didn't take time, to have
their trails cleared outfor them
"Sorry to hear of your failure, old
man.'- ' '
"Yes, it was a pretty bad blow,
but ft was: my own fault."-
"How was tbW' .
"0 L.put toomuch water in. the
gtock, and t pever learned J& swim."
'I. have here a' melodrama that is
bound to make a great gensatlon,"
remarked" the seedy gentleman .as he
thrust himself 'into the presence of
the great manager.
s'0, that's what they- all gay,"
yawned the G. M.
"But this one la really -something
now," persisted tho seedy gentleman.'-
"Briefly state wherein it differs
from the conventional melodrama,"
said the G. M.
"Just this, sir. After raising par-
"Please mum," said Raggson Patch
as the lady of the house appeared at
the doorj "will you give an unJortu-'
nate man a bite of something to
-"Of course I will, poor man," said
Mrs Nuwed "Have you met with
"Yessum; a "bad one, and, I can't
git no work' at my trade no more."
"Too bad, poor man. What ' is
your trade and ..how did you lose
your job?" . '
"I'm a Mississippi river, pilot,
mum an' me an' th' president has
had some, trouble, I'm the victim o'
the big stick."
Why does -a baby get so interested
in its feet? Springfield (111.) Regis
ter; - ;
To Improve itff understanding, per
haps. Qulncy Whig. v
More likely it wants to assurer it
self that it Is well heeled. Keokuk
Because it wants to learn to toe
the mark, Peoria Herald-Transcript.
Or possibly studying to become a
The sweetest rest is the one woll
Tho sound of a kind word soon
dies, but Its memory lives forever.
Some people carry their Christian
ity In an undeposlted church letter.
We would like to hear the- apolo
gies some men make to their con
science. A lot of people cast their burdens
on the Lord and then go away and
v Dirty dollars are not cleansed by
throwing one of them into tho con
tribution box. , v
Tho first argument to use when
you want to convince a hungry man
Is a square meal.
There Is always something good
about the big boy who will play with
his baby brother.
A good cause Is never permanent
ly advanced by truckling for the sup
port of a vicious element.
We aro very apt to call that nan
an Iconoclast who knocks one of our
pet theories Into smithereens.
A kit of burglar's tools Is a "safe
investment," and fully as honest as
some that are offered to the public.
For a long time politics has mnde
strange bedfellows; is it not time
that? high finance made strange cellmates?
- 'When a man Is willing to bo a
"knofiker" he ought to have nerve
enough to take tho "comcback'rwlth-
One-half the world doeS',not know
how tho other half lives, and
wouldn't understand it 'if somebody
The man who is quite sure ho ran
get into heaven his own. way knows
better than to try- to get into tho
Masonic order that way.
We are figuring on building a
house and have the plans for the
closets drawn. Our trouble now is
to make the plans for a house to go
around the closets.
' Tho city man "who Is now hustling
to put some potatoes, cabbage, ana
other vegetables in his cellar is quite
sure that next year ho will have a
good garden of his own.
Fashion's decrees are funny things.
For instance, as soon as a man pur
chases a soft hat he deems it neces
sary to jab a few dents Into it. But
he gets mad if anybody puts a dent
Into his new stiff hat.
Try the temper of a Keen Kuttcr
Fork spring it, twist it, pry
with It. After you've tried it
you'll be willing to work with it.
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