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THE OMAHA DAILY HEE: SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 1903.
The Omaha Sunday Be&
THK HEClPRW:iTT FROVISIOSS.
Discussion In the Tnlted Stales senate
regarding tlie reciprocity prov'sioi.s of
the tariff law was chiefly interesting na
showlnsr that the principle of coinoicr
clal reciprocity is not desd. It 1 not a
matter of much lmiort,noe what the
motive was that juo'iipted the Ir'-or-
Iteration of these provisions In the Inw.
l'uo i Die pnotir.il fact In, as wan atatcl hy
Senntor I i::ver in his speech in tho
sennto a few days ago. that whatever
EL KOBE WATER, EDITOR.
. PUBLISHED EVERT MORNINO.
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STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION.
State of Nebraska, Douglas County, si i :
(Xwrca B. Tcschuck. secretary of Tha Bea
Publishing company, being duly sworn, taya
foreign countries for the purpose of ex
tending American commerce by the
simple expedient of reducing, not to ex-
coed 20 per cent, the duties assessed by
the tariff law," and that portion of the
law of 1897 Is as distinctly a part of
the tariff policy of the United States as
any other part.
Those provisions were acceptable to
President McKlnley, than whom the pro
tective principle never had a more loyal
friend or more earnest supporter, and
that the actual number of full and com- np did not regard as an Impairment of
pleta copies of The Dally, Morning. Even- , , , " , lt ' , .
fng and Sunday Bee primed during the that principle the treaties he caused to
ttionth of December, 1902,
. 1 82,280
, 4 4 81,000
' t 81,040
waa as follows:
ance. If so, then plana and specifica
tions are to be made and the cost esti
mated. If the state or political subdi
vision shall agree to construct, the di
rector is empowered to advertise for
proposals and award the contract to the
lowest responsible bidder, " one-half of
the expense to be paid out of the treas
ury of the United States. The cost of
road construction Is to bo met from an
sought the light, but every preacher
was bound to the church'aud dare not
tell the truth or he would lose his bread
and butter. At last he found that Jesus
Christ was a socialist, and then happi
ness came to hi in.
That the movement of the new sect
has received a powerful Impetus from
the coal famine and the wave of social
Ism that permeates the chilled attnos-
a 'propria Hon of $20,000, 00, w hich is to I phere can scarcely bo questioned. That
be set aside under a clause In the bill
which provides that the amount allotted
to each state shall not bo larger than
the proportion of Its population to the
total population of the United States.
It is doubtful if congress can be In
duced to authorize the expenditure of
public money In the way proposed in
the new lim will thrive on the soil of
Kansas at least for a time Is also a fore
Montana supreme 14 court evidently be
lieves a member of the bar should be re
quired to live up to the professional code,
which usually Is packol away on the
shelf with other dead letter legislation.
Recause the railroads of Nebraska
have always shirked their taxes as long
ns can 1h remembered Is still no good
reason why they should be permitted
to shirk their taxes forever. Vet that
seems to be the principal reason urged
In their behalf by their attorneys.
Money Question frn Action.
If Mr. Bryan wishes to study the money
question any further, we advise him to
TOVAO WOMKXS CHRISTIAN ASOCIA-
Public-spirited citizens of all denoml- delve Into the Delaware senatorial contest
nntlnna anil rlnuuna nliniilii rnnnntlfl
this bill, though there could be no ob- noerauy io me appeal or uie xouug Memphis Commercial-Appeal
Jectlon, on legal grounds, to the ere- omens inristlan association ror sun- jt is rather rough on the kerosene con
atlon of a bureau of public roads and stantial contributions toward the pur- Burners of America that they should have
chum of oroiinil nr.,1 the erection of n to dig up 130,000,000 whenever Coal Oil
v "I'l""!" imhum vs. mvuij a. uui iiiv t w - ------- - 1
national treasury for the improvement suitable building designed to accom- P""""7 m....Uq .w,
of highways used in Interstate traffic or modate Its growing membership. ' Grief Krina-ed T?ith Hope
for the purnoses of the rural free dellv- The association Is not n mushroom Saturday Evening Post.
i .. .
.v.tttm t'nnn..Hn.hl. n. unlpmrln tin- U It a vtalimnrv pMiomi. manT Bn aspiring young poei
Less unsold and returned copies.
'.. I ha nAcntlntml unflor the iwlnrrwltv nm.
IT.... ao.BZU a-
M,, 80,010 visions. In bis last public utterance
l 30,ttM jje ma,je B forceful plea for reciprocity,
jh,70o thereby reaffirming his approval of the '
22 so.ooo provisions of the Dlugley law relating to
23 30,800 tnlR- jIe believed It to be a policy
f; 80250 necessary to the extension of our for
28 80,8.10 elgn commerce and one that would safe-
Zl 30.8TO guard rather than Impair the protective
jg , B,sva
an aspiring young poet Is con-
vlnpad that It la ,!., fn, A a m o 1 trt ttaaa
posed bureau could be made very serv- Since Its advent in Omaha more than lhrough the eye of a needle than for an
lceable in promoting the construction of nrteen jenrs ago the loung omen s editor to cLter the kingdom of heaven.
public roads, but tlie expenditure con-1 Christian association has grown from a
templated In Mr. Brownlow's bill Is mere handful to n membership which
rather too extravagant to secure popular now exceeds eight hundred young
approval. I women who are Identified with it for
mutual benefit, protection and Instruc-
WASTIDBKTTBH EKQLISH. tlon. These young women represent tlie
In a recent address by Chancellor E. most Intelligent aud progressive ele-
, zt "
Net total sales ...
Net average sales
QEORQE B. TZSCHUCK.
Subscribed In my presence and sworn to
befora mat this 21st day of December, A. V.
M02 M. Ji. HUNQATE,
No one would know Apostle Iteed
Smoot was a high dignitary In the Mor
mon church by his pictures.
It will not be the fault of the demo
cratic newsnnner ornrans if the tariff
issue-Is not galvanized Into activity In
time for the 1004 cnmpnlgn.
principle. In the senate discussion
Senator Aldrleh said: "I am earnestly
for reciprocity, real, genuine reciprocity,
by which the United Stntes shall se
cure reciprocal advantages In the trade
of the world, and not a reciprocity dic
tated by the selfish motives of a few
Interests in this country as against all
others." The supiorters of reciprocity
want only that which Is real and genu
ine, sensible trade arrangements, as was
said by McKlnley, which will not in
terrupt our home production and will
extend the outlets for our Increasing
surplus, but It Is to be apprehended
that what Mr. Aldiich regards as real
nnd genuine reciprocity would do very
little for the extension of our commerce.
This question must Inevitably assume
Increasing Importance with our growing
production. This Is recognized by the
What a Joke it wonld be on the coal n(Uf,trlal aud commercial interests of
dealers if the remainder of the winter tbo conntry. The National Board of
should be so mild as to leave hnlf their Trade, In session at Washington the
supply still on hond nt the close of he pn8t week, adopted resolutions in favor
cold'seoson. of establishing better trnde relations
with other countries "throtiirh such ad
Perhaps the wealthy woman who be- ,,lstmnt9 nlld conM,.,.ionl, niBV
..al 1 S 4 fS U AM 4ttA Af I "
queauieu n. uiuuu. iui "m deemed mutually advantageous." It
her father and o( a montn ror tne care urged iPgIsIatIoB regarding reciprocal
of her animal pets had reason for slslng trade rcIatlon9 along the ,lne9 ,ald
tnem up at tnia ratio. down by the ,at, Pre8ldpnt MpKinier
and by rrcsklent Roosevelt. We have
If reports are to be believed, the war already referred to the recent action of
in Morocco Is fast assuming proper- the Wisconsin manufacturers, endorsed
lions mac win compare ravoraoiy wim by tno80 of minols, favorable to trade
the annual Indian outbreaks in Wyom- reciprocity. It Is a republican prlnci-
ing and South Dakota. Dl wheh for . do.en years nnst haa
been repeatedly affirmed by the Dartv In
Lyman Waterman's air line electric national and state conventions. It
motor railroad from Council Bluffs to wim receive nn miwrnirinn mm ,
present congress, except probably in the
. -. m . . . . ... . .
Benjamin Andrews, the opinion fjas ad-ment among bread winners nnd 'constl-
nnced that the chief difference between I tute a force whose beneficent Influence
college students In the east and in the on their sex and the commuulty nt large
west, outside of the better facilities for cannot be overestimated.
preparation enjoyed In the older sections 1 The steady growth of the association
or tne country, is to be rouna in tne has rendered a separate structure,
greater deficiency of the western boys planned to meet the wants of tills pro-
and girls in the Knglish branches. To gresslve organization, almost on Impera-
be more specific, the chancellor declared tlve necessity. Its managers after ma-
iiiai uie uinerence uuieu m iuvor or rue l ture renectlou Have reached the con-
sttKlents In eastern institutions of higher elusion that tlie time for an active cam-
education consisted in closer precision paign for the proposed Young Women's
In the use of the English language both Christian association building is nt
ago, but Its construction la still In the
dim and distant future.
Russia has a newspaper celebrating
Its 200th anniversary. With the press
censorship as exercised by Russian offl-
case of Cuba, but it will not be aban
doned and sooner or later will become
MERCKR'S LAST OMSIBVS BILL.
Congressman Mercer has constructed
cials, 200 more years would not bring it his last omnibus building bill nnd conn-
up to the times of today. dently looks forward to Its trlumohant
passage before March 4. As the In-
Besldes the national congress, forty-1 ventor and supervising architect of om
one legislatures, state and territorial, nibus building bills Mr. Mercer Is Justly
will be In session this winter. If there entitled to whatever glory attaches to
la no overproduction of laws, It will not 1 these stupendous appropriation grabs.
be for lack of lawmaking bodies. I Mr. Mercer's admirers "at the national
' : I capital claim for him the credit of re-
From now on the Commercial club duclng the task of providing buildings
will concentrate Its efforts In purely for ambitious communities almost to a
business lines if tbe lawyers, doctors, I science. Ills most notable achievement
Insurance agents, school superintend- has been to popularize this form of ap-
ents, politicians and other business 1 proprlatiou with the conservative lead
men In the membership will permit. ers of congress, whom he has hypnotized
by choice slices lroui the pork barrel
With rates on grain shipments equal In tuls respect Mercer's omnibus build
Jo those accorded Kansas City. Mlnne- m "ilB are ,r anything, more at
apolls, Teorla and other grain markets, tractive than the omnibus river and
Omaha would soon rank as a grain cen- narbor bills wjilcli connect all the dry
ter as high as It does as a meat pocking creeks and rivulets in the country by
point Tbe territory that raises the P'! 11110 wltn tlle treasury
live stock also raises the grain.
If nothing unforeseen happens, the
sixth trunk line between Omaha and
Chicago will be completed and in opera
tlon by tbe 1st of July. With two
douhlestrack and four Hlnirle-trnck mil
roada to Chicago, Omaha will enjoy out wok ?nouh for ml,lle bul""S
ample facilities for all the eastward
The appropriations emlnidled in Mer
cer's omnibus building bill for 1902 ag
gregated over $13,000,000, and there
were doubtless millions In it for the
contractorji. The last omnibus bund
ling bill of the Nebraska Santa Claus
will not be so rotund, but will carve
Cnielrst l ot of All.
Members of the Appendicitis club are
viewing with resentment an Egyptian
mummy that died of appendicitla 2,000
years ago. And the club thought it bad a
monopoly of a new thing,!
Knocklnar Where eedeil.
This is the inning of tbe optimist.- Every
thing In the country that has ever been
accused of being in the least harmful to
the public or threatening to popular lib'
ertiea Is being Investigated vigorously.
Selaare of Trenanre Forbidden.
General Chaffee said in a public address
the other day that the late President Mc
Klnley had prevented the seizure of $80,
000.000 of Chinese treasure at Pekln which
could have been held for the payment of
the indemnity demanded by the powers.
KCIXAR SHOTS AT TUB PLXPIT.
Brooklyn Eagle: Churches may ho los
ing ground, but with a membership of
nearly 29,000,000 we may atlll regard our
selves as a some hat godly nation.
Baltimore American: A Chicago preacher
says that tbe knowledge of women bow
to cook Is more of a vital Issue than the
trusts. But be ought to know that tbe
mere knowledge of bew to do thing la
worth but little without the raw material
whereon to exercise the knowledge.
New York Tribune: A prominent Phil
adelphia clergyman strongly urges all
young men who Intend to enter the min
istry to learn some trade either before or
after their ordination. He has examined
the statistics of the various Protestant
denominations and has been appalled by
the number of ministers who are without a
charge. He thinks a trade would be a
good thing to fall back on In such cases,
besides standing the preacher In good stead
In many ways while atlll In the pulpit.
Kansas City Star: A preacher In Topeka
interrupted the Judge In the course of the
trial of Mrs. Nation for disturbing the
peace and suggested that he (tbe minister)
be fined as well as "the smasher." He
was promptly taken at his word and put
In charge of an officer until he paid $100
for his contempt of court. It is so rare
that anyone has an opportunity to "get
back at" a . preacher tha,t Rev. Mr. Me
Farland supposed, probably, that he could
scold In the courtroom with as much Im
punity as If be were In his pulpit.
Chicago Post: The ministers of Rich
mond, Vs., have decided that people will
meet In heaven aa strangers and that no
embarrassing tesults will follow should we
run up against som of our old earthly
dislikes In the promenade between musical
selections. This is . encouraging, and we
are not surprised to learn that the semi
official announcement has been followed by
a constant procession to the mourners'
bench. Of course, It would be very pleas
ant to meet our Intimate friends and re
new the desirable acquaintance of this per
ishable globe, but, on the other hand, a
general lapse of memory would save much
mortification should the very best people
be precipitated against the middle-class
folk. And yet, how can heaven be heaven
to the humble Christian woman If she Is
going to get, into tbe best society and not
In writing nnd speaking and this su- hand, and It Is to be hoped that their This is a bit of unwritten history which
periorlty he attributed largely If not efforts will be generously seconded.
wholly to the longer line of good family
breeding and the better home opportunl- SUUTHKHZ oovtRNuRS ox LfXCHlXO
ties. I Several of the imvernors of southern
demonstrates the late president's dispo
sition always to do the right thing.
I'pholdlns the National Guard.
Buffalo Express. ,
The Pennsylvania railroad will pay full
wages, for tne lime lost, to an oi us em
ployes who, as members of the National
Guard, were called away from work by the
coal strike. These employes of course were
Hats Off In Elevators T ,
Nothing can be more unmeaning or more
senseless than the act of uncovering when
a woman enters the elevator. It is not po
liteness. , It is not courtesy. It does not
represent any sentiment of reasonable det
No one hns ever suggested that Inn- states. In their recent messages to the
guage ltseir is hereditary, for were it legislatures. Lave unqualifiedly de
so, Americans of foreign descent would nounced lynching. The governor of
have as their birthright all the various Alabama condemned this crime iu vigor-
tongues of continental Europe, but it Is 0us terms and urged legislation, for its paid by the state also for the time they
intimated that as a rule It takes more repression. The governor of North were in actual service, and eo they will
than one well-educated generation to Carolina devoted considerable space In et doubIe toT that Pfrlod- Thl8 act,n
produce complete familiarity with good his message .to the consideration of V. tJT3 ytXl
English and the ability to use it prop- lynching, which he emphatically do- i declaring against membership In the
erly. That the environment of the borne nounced. He pointed out that the lgnor- guard. The company's policy will do much
aud the every-day conversation with ant nnd vicious elements truiltv of this to increase the attractiveness of service
.... 1 ' I I . V. . V.tUn.l n.inrfl
personal companions is a oererroming crime knew of law only through their ,u lu"
factor In perfecting the use of the lan- observation of the conduct of better
guage has long been admitted nnd con- men. If they see such men bowing to
stitutes the chief reason for stimulating the' law under all circumstances they
in tne young a wiuer compnnionsnip or begin to respect It, whereas on the other
a helpful kind through the reading of hand when they observe the best people
good books, although here again the in- committing crime which the law de
herited environment may come Into nounces as murder they lose regard for erence. One doesn't remove his hat when
play, because the access to good books the law and their lawlessness takes a a woman enters the street car in which be
and the encouragement to use them de- different form. "When it is once admit- J K
pends largely upon the education, cul- ted," said the governor, "that lynching women Bre. whT need he go through this
ture and disposition of older members of s justifiable in any case, it is an easy stupid farce in an elevator? Tbe act indl-
the family. Applied to existing condi- step for the excited mass to Justify It ctes pretense of politeness, Inspired
tlons In, different sections of our coun- in other cases." Governor Sayres of neUner by g00d en" op 01 felln-
i ... . , . , . . ., sensible woman doesn t want you to do It,
try, , It Is only natural to expect the Texas has taken a prominent place nor wiu Bhe think better of you on that ac-
young people In the more settled parts among those southern men who are count.' A foolish woman Isn't worth your
where school and college have been a doing their utmost to rouse public sentl- while.
working leaven for decades to have an mont against lynch law. He has urged
advontage over those in the west where legislation providing punishment not
the educational system Is the develop- only for persons guilty of lynching, or
ment of comparatively few years. 0f abetting If, but also for all etate,
Qu the other hand, however, there Is county or city officials who neglect to
nothing to prevent acquirement of an exercise their power and authority to
ability to use good English by 'every protect a prisoner from a mob,
person ambitious to do so, irrespective The sentiment in the south against
of inheritance or Inherited environment, lynching has undoubtedly been growing
Some of our most noted orators nnd and there Is reason to expect good re-
successful writers have, won their- po- suits from It, but as yet it has not ac
sitlons over obstacles of most serious compllshed much and it is an unques-
character and the names eligible to the tlonable fact, as jKilnted out by the
literary hall of fame show no dividing governor of North Carolina, that re-
Ilnes of nationality, race, creed or .resl- sponslbllity for the continuance of
dence. Our schools, colleges, libraries lynching rests largely upon the better
and other educational Institutions ought class of the people. So long as this
to make it possible for every American element countenances the crime it will
citizen to read, write and speak ,the continue. Another thing accounting for
English language with reasonable pre- the prevalence of lynching in the south
clslon, no matter whether he lives in ern states is the very general weakness
New England or. In Nebraska.' If our I of local governments. Thoso charged
public school system Is not serving this with the duty of maintaining the law
object efficiently, eo that marked defects I are for the most part Incapable or In
still protrude from young people present- different and make no earnest effurt to
ing themselves for university work, I prevent mob violence or bring to punish-
something is radically wrong nnd the ment those who perpetrate it. The gov
weak 6pot should be strengthened. I ernors who have denounced lynching
cannot be too heartily commended and
A TWtNTlCTH CKXTURY RCT. their attitude should exert a salutary
Kansas has been and doubtless always Influence,
will be the hotbed for all the Isms. Last
year the Sunflower state was convulsed " After reviewing the church statistics
PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE.
Governor Taft is a fortunate official. He
ts appreciated at Manila and applauded at
Coal miners and coal 'dealers are now
engaged In a desperate effort to "save the
country," at so much per save.
The august senate, esteemed tbe most de
liberative legislative body In the world,
passed 202 pension bills In one hour last
Time plays shocking tricks with fame.
Only last week a dignified United States
senator referred to Captain Hobson of the
Merrlmac as '.'this man."
The deliverance of the Missouri court on
the habits and characteristics of the Mis
souri mule does not close the debate. It
Is fairly certain the mule baa a kick In re
A Mrs. Spyschaladsky of Toledo, O., is
the mother of a quartet of babies. For
tunately most of the bunch are girls, so
thev will have a reasonable chance of
changing their names some day.
The two millionaire senators from Michi
gan Indulged In a royal luncbeon tbe other
day. Menu: Senator Burrows One spoon
ful of hominy, one glass of milk. Senator
Alger One cup of tea, one dish of taplooa
Some rude knockers of the dramatic art
In Massachusetts violently biased an ac
tress who achieved fame in a Brooklyn
murder case. With all their boasted cul
ture Bay state people are unable to appre
ciate tbe sacrifices some women make to
give the stage a boost.
blasts raoM HAM'S Honn.
Vain tho letter without ths life,
A creed is a chart and not a eompass.
A Una house does not make a good homo.
On active virtue is, worth ten absent
Sincerity Is tha key to tbe secrets of
The breadth of our Infhiencs depends
on tbe depth of our earnestness.
There Is no sunlight la the life where
there are no skylights In tbe soul.
It Is eaaler to know ths way we ought
to go than to go In ths way we know.
Tbe water of life Is not enriched tT
running through the mud of our bigotry.
Hlcks-Bjenks married ft widow, didn't
h Wicks No: a widow married him. 8om
ervllle Journal. ,
'Yes, and after she refused me aho waved
her hand In farewell." , ,.,.,
Sort of cold wave, wasn't Itf-Cleveland
"Widowhood makes ft woman unselfiah."
"Because she ceanee to look out for num
ber one and begins to look out for number
two." Town and Country.
Clarence My wife ha developed my
conversational powers amaalngly.
the evening she goes
At the ball. , a. . i
Claude You dance the two-step divinely.
Who taught you? .,
MaudeMy two step-sloters N. Y. Mail.
Husband (about to start on a Journey)
When I get there. Hetty, shall I write to
you or shall l tewfrrapnr
WifeOh, telegraph by all means, Wil
liam. Tour spelling and penmanship will
be ao much better-Chicago Tribune.
hit when you
tlm I quit talking In
es to the piano. Detroit
Tess Did he seem hard
told him I wss married?
Jess Not exactly. It took hlra by sur
prise, though, and ho waa Interested
Te? Wanted to know how the wedding
came off and all that, eh?
Jess No, he merely aaked. "How did It
happen?" Philadelphia Presa.
TUB BOY .
James Whltcomb Riley.
Where are they? the friends of my child
The clear, laughing eyes looking back In
my own, ,
And the warm, chubby fingers my palms
have so wanted.
As when we raced over
Pink pasture of olover,
And mocked the quail's whirr and the
Have the breeses of tlmo blown their
Forever adrift down the years that axe
Am I never to see them romp back to their
Where over the meadow.
In sunshine and shadow,
The meadow larks trill and the bumble
Where are they? Ah! dim in the dust lies
tbe clover; . . . ,
The whippoorwlire call has a sorrowful
And the dove's I have wept at It over and
I want the' glad lustre
Of youth, and the cluster
Of faces asleep where the bumblebees
Every Day's Delay
means added danger to your health and
W provide Glasses to meet every defect
of vision and our charges are moderate.
J. C. HUTESON & CO.,
213 8. 16th Street, . Paxton Block.
bound traffic for the next twenty years.
contractors and architects to keep them
busy for the next ten years.
From the standpoint of good govern
ment nnd economic expenditure, omni
bus public building bill are pernicious
as well as vUiou measures, stimulating
jobbery in ooucress nnd mhltorv on.t
They complain that people wastefulness out of engross. It Is to be
hoped that Mercer's last omnibus public
building bill will be the last bill of that
character that will ever be enacted by
Over lu I'lilcago a combine of res
taurant men la organizing a raid against
tbe free lunch ns a demoralizer of their
who can get a buffet meal thrown In
with a glass of beer will not pay beef
trust price for more pretentious eat
ables ordered off a bill of -fa re. The
free lunch must go.
XATIUSAL AID Ort GOOD ROADS.
The testimony lu the Northern Reeuri- xhe interest that has been developed
ties case contluues to disclose the fact during the last few years In the con-
that all tlie figures In that great merger atructlou of good roads has been tiene-
were actuated solely by the most ! flciai. improvement of roads has been
nevoient motives, u iUe witnesses nlde in a number of states and others
would only come out and say they were gre giving attention to the matter with
trying to rorni a railway combine ror B(K)d promise of favorable adtlon. It is
the purpose of lining their own pockets now proposed to enlist the national gov
at the expense or tlie snippers tney ernraent in the wo-k, a bill for this
would secure greater credeuce. purpose having ln-eu tutrodm-ed In con
gress. This meusuro provides for ere'
Is there any clvllliatlon In the lockout ating In the Department of Agriculture
or strike? This question Is propounded a bureau of public roads, the busluers of
In all seriousness In a discussion of
present-day survivals of savagery. We
know this, however, that there are
no strikes or lockouts among savages.
Where labor Is compulsory nnd the
lotorvr a slave, employer nnd employe
have no debates over wage schedules
But had there been no strikes or lock
outs the advuuee from savagery to civ
ilization certainly would not have pro
ceeded aa far aa it baa.
which will be to make Investigations
aud experiment, to help state authori
ties in tlie construction of object-lesson
roads and to disseminate Information.
Any state' or political suMlvlsion may
apply fr aid to the bureau and ap
plication havlug been made through the
proper officials, tho director of the
bureau '. to Investigate and determine
whether the highway Is of sufficient im
portance to warrant governmeut assist-
from center to clrcumfei-ence by Carrie compiled for the year, one of the leading
Nation and her hatchet crusade. This religious weeklies declares that there
years Kansas has sprouted a new reli- are too many denominations and that
gious sect made up of ministers ex- tlie smaller ones ought to gravitate to
pclled from other churches aud martyrs the larger ones, and the larger ones
to religious hallucinations. ought to gravitate together. This, it
The organization of the new Church insists, is the most important ecclesl-
of Martyrs Is to be on purely socialistic astlcal work of the next decade or
lines, founded upon the idea that Christ 1 two. AVhether there are any signs of
was a socialist and suffered martyrdom church consolidation or any real tend
on account of his "hostility to plutocrats, ney in that direction Is, however, open
At the preliminary convention of these to decided doubt The statistics seem to
rellg'ous disciples of socialism Rv. I show growth in nil the various denom
Granville Lowther, a Methodist mln- inntlonal divisions, und as long as they
Uter who was expelled from hlsrburch are all expanding it will be difficult to
In Wlnneld, Kan., for heresy because he persuade any one to give up separate
insisted on preaching socialism from his I Identity. That consolidation would bring
pulpit, declared that because he had at- strength goes without saying, but In
tempted to preach the truths of so- matters bf religion the moving forces are
ciulism In his church Its doors had been largely different from those operating in
closed to him. He was persecuted and matters'of trade and Industry. It seems
driven from his home town. He had to to us an excess, of hopefulness to expect
put his wife and two little children In the elimination of the lesser religious
a prairie schooner and was compelled denominations in the next decade or the
to travel from place to place looking for next three decades.
Hev. Ryder of Kansas Cltv. Kan. If the Montana supreme court Is not
made th's explanation: "Beeausa T more careful it Is likely to achieve ex
preached Christianity as Christ taught traordlnary notoriety. It has Just or-
lt I was set aside with my wife and dered the disbarment of an attorney for
four children from the Methodist church having forged the name of another at
test spriug. Some men would have toruey to a letter of recommendation,
seen nothing ahead but starvation. But Attorneys In other states are uncovered
I had faith in Christ and now I have a every little while In sharp practices of
church In Kansas City. I am free to much mow Questionable chnracter, but
preach the truths of Jesus. No ecc'.esl- their offenses seldom bring down uisn
astlcal denomination has any shackles I them any penalty, and whenever dis-
on u:e." I baruient Is threatened they are allowed
II. I. Wright of Ielihos, Kan., said to imrge themselves by telling some
I that be bad been raised an Infidel: ha ridiculous story aa an excuse. The
Wonderfully Reduced Prices
It is absolutely necessary to reduce prices sometimes we can't' always tell in advance
just how many suits or overcoats of a kind we will sell in a season and that leaves us
sometimes with an excess of certain lines. Then it is that we prefer to sacrifice not
only the profit but a goodly portion of the principal in order to clear up the broken
lines. And how is your time to profit at our expense.
Ordinary reductions lost sight of Extraordinary ones now prevail while they last
Read the remarkable va lues we offer Monday.
Broken line of 115, 118, 120. 23
and 125 I'lsters. your choice,
size 34 to 38
$2.50 and $3.50
sizes 2t and 3 years
This sale commences Monday morning at
9 O'CLOCK v
All these articles on display in our windows at tha
. time will be placed on separate ,
tables subject to your selection.
Children's and Boys' on second
floor, Men's on first.
Everything offered is of the best.
Broken HnS of our $18, $20, 122,
126, $30, 5 and 40 Overcoats,
your choice at
$9, $10. $11, SI2.50, $15,
JUST HALF Slse M to 42.
That sold from $3.30 to $8.50 now
Sizes 3 to 9 yeart .
Our broken lines of Business
Suits at $1160, $15, $18, $J0, $22.(9
yjb, your choice now for
$6.25. $7.50, $9, $10,
HALF PRICB-acks. M to
S8; Frock. 34 to 42.
All sises are represented
In the whole, but not all
lies of any one kind.
All broken lines are In
cluded In this
IrUh Frei, Chinchillas and Fancy
Tweeds, that aold from $2.50
to $3.50, now
Frieze, Chinchillas, Fancy
Tweeds that aold from
$3.50 to $7.50, now
Black Clay Worsted
Cutaway and Prince Albert
Suite, all lines from $18 to
$32.60, now for
$7.50 to $16.25
JUST HALF-SIm $4 to 44.
"No Clothing Fits Like Ours.'
Special Notice Owing to nujnerous requests our advance sale of washable and
and light uight wool $uit$ for children will continue two days longer Monday and Tuesday, as samples Kaoe to b
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