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THE -'OMAHA - DAILY BEE: -FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1005.
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aaya that the Actual numbet el full and
completa copies of Th Daily, Morning,
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GEORGE B. TZ8CHUCK.
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before ma this list
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will evT or TOW.
latoerloers Isarlaa the eltr tone
or at 11 y shenld , have Th Baa
Mailed to these. It la better than
daily lotto trass fcoaao. Ad.
dress will fco efcaaged aa oftea
The ovation recolved by M. Wltte at
Ht. Fdtersturg Indicates that the Rus
slant bard been hearing from Toklo.
Mayor Mooroa thinks the ciy tax rate
should hard been higher. That ia where
the taapayera disagree with the mayor,
The gates of the Gate City are now
wide open to an who desire to pay their
respects at the court of King Alt-gar-
One thing la certain, if the municipal
cow runs dry for lack, of fodder there
Is no apprehenalonthat th city council
will en nn (lb a t
The Taft party heard many stories of
American unpopularity In the orient but
as usual It was always at some place
tne delegation was not to visit.
Dynamite in the Sue utual seems to
have been worse In lta power to scare
persons than In Its .explosion; but the
returns are not all In at this time.
In Issuing a snbpoetia lor Chauncey
uepew the New York Insurance com-
miuee does not necessarily Intimate
that it desires an after dinner speech,
Yt'e presume we are duonied to endure
the confetti nuisance again. It will be
well, however, to put the brakes on
firmly against rowdyism and ruffianism.
isow that Congressman Williamson
baa been convicted In Oregon the gov
ernment can afford to rest on its laurels
until It learns whether the convictions
Looking at the inspection fees hereto
fore paid by life insurance companies
it is no wonder state Insurance com
Btssloners object to federal control of
The desire of French hankers to par
tldpate In loaus to Morocco shows that
the sultan la not as near the end of
bis resources as the PerdlcariB Incident
led Americans to believe.
, If King Ak-Har-Ueu bus any influence
with the man In charge of the electric
light dynamo he will Induce him to turn
on a little more volt energy into the
Incandescent street lamp.
General Btoeaael Is said to be para
lysed. The difference between the re
ception accorded Jkf. Wltte and that
accorded the "hero" of Tort Arthur must
have proved too groat a shock.
If Judge Vlusoulialer inlnts on re
signing no one can stop him, but why
should Judge VlnsAuhaler Insist that he
be allowed to name bis succcKsorf Is
the county Judgeship hereditary?
Fusion bavins; failed iu .New Tork It
Id now "up to" the republlrsns to find
Duan who can make a run against
Taaimany on some platform other than
that ot the political loaves and fiahes.
President Stlckney of the Urest West
ern says President Roosevelt Is at sea
hi his attempt to regulate railroad rates.
But Mr. Btickney forgets that President
Roosevelt la an excellent mariner aud
iven willing to take bis chances under
!he wares in a submarine. .
Kansas City bought its water works
ten years ago for $3,10u.0X). It Is flg
ored out that the plant In ten years
has earned $2,000,XW over aud above
xpenses. But suppose Kansas City
U4 Uen compiled to pay $5,000,000
sr $6,000,000 for its plsnt instesd of
$3,100,000, by reason of the rise in price
ef material and labor and the ealarge
aet of Ms boundaries I
ths Rdrr-Mdirurd qcmsttox
An exaggerated Importance. la given
to the went utterance of Senator Kor
aker In regard to the rate-making ques
tion. No one famlllsr with the public
record of the Ohio senator should have
been In the least surprised at his an
nouncement of dissent from the position
of President Roosevelt on this subject.
Mr. Foraker has always been Identified
with the railroad Interest. His politi
cal success hss been to no Inconsidera
ble extent dne to that fact. The In
fluence of the railroads wss a factor
In making him governor of Ohio, and
It assisted materially In sending hlin
to the national senate. Ever since
he became a member of that body
he has been loyal to the power that
helped him reach that eminence,
lie baa always figured In the list of
the railroad senators and be has never
lost an opportunity to show his devotion
to that Interest In hid speech at the
opening of the Ohio republican cam
palgn, In which be declared opposition
to the legislation recommended by M
Roosevelt, Foraker simply reaffirmed
his previous utterances. He asserted
anew views that he bad more than once
expressed in the senate and elsewhere
But he does not In this represent the
opinion of the rank and file of Ohio
republicans. The majority of these con
cur In what was said by Secretary Taft
as chairman of the state republics
convention, heartily and unqualifiedly
endorsing the position of President
Roosevelt and which was approved by
Senator Foraker'a leadership in Ohio
Is not so strong as formerly and this
fact Is largely due to his corporation
affiliations. This may not materially
affect his Influence In the senate, though
even in that body he Is doubtless less
Influential than before his allianco with
and subservience to the corporations be
came well and generally known. Mr,
Foraker will continue faithful to the
obligation which be owes the corpora
tlons. He will still labor zealously In
their cause. But the Indications are
that be and those associated with him
In' antagonizing the president and an
overwhelming public sentiment will find
that they have A much more difficult
task than hitherto. The people are
determined to have legislation of the
character which Mr. Roosevelt has
urged and they will secure It Accord
lng to reports from Washington Sena
tor Allison Is of the opinion that an
effective rate-making measure will be
passed at the coming Session of con
gress. While recognizing the fact that
the members of the interstate, com
merce committee of the senate have
diverse views concerning the fixing of
railroad rates, the Iowa senator be
lieves, that the differences will be.com
posed so as to result In a measure that
will conform to President Roosevelt's
This Vplnlon Is shared by others who
have given careful attention to the sit
uation. Thus an;esstern paper, which
has the most favorable opportunity for
knowing sentiment in corporation quar
ters remarks that the regulation of rail
way rates being the subject nearest, to
the president's heart. It will be carried
to d successful Issue through congress,
in spite of the senatorial opposition. It
Is yet to be determined how well this
opposition has been organized. It ia
possible that It Is not now as strong as
In the last congress, that It has been
somewhat weakened under the Influence
of public opinion. But it undoubtedly
is still formidable and may be expected
to put up a vigorous and persistent
The interview with Secretary Taft af
fords no new Information of special in
terest in regard to conditions in the
Philippines. He said that the political
situation Is in some respects not as good
as It ought to be, there being among
a portion of the people malcontents
who continue to make trouble. The
secretary did not venture an opinlou as
to bow long this state of affairs Is likely
to continue, but there is some reason
to apprehend that it may go on for a
considerable period, though possibly not
developing into anything very serious.
In regard to Industrial and commercial
conditions what little Secretary Taft
had to say was not encouraging and It
Is reasonable to suppose that could he
have told anything encouraging be
would have done so.
The obvious fact Is thst our govern
ment must speedily do something to
promote better business conditions In
the Philippines or run the risk of hav
ing more serious trouble there. This
was pretty plainly Implied In one of
the remarks of the secretary of war,
where he said that this alien govern
ment Is much more likely to be criti
cised for existing conditions, however
free from blame in respect to them,
than a native government. The inves
tigation of conditions made by the sena
tors and representative who accom
panied Secretary Taft, will, it is reason
ably to be expected, be productive of
legislation that will aid in relieving
agricultural depression In the Islands
and Improving the industrial and com
mercial situatiou. There needs to be
some very practical work done for the
AXOTHKR false alarm
Another false alarm baa been sounded
from the city hall. There Is no danger
that Omaha will-be left' in Egyptian
darkness and without police protection
for the next three months, even if tha
brakes are put on to prevent overlaps
In the police and eaa llffhtinv f,.n,u
Some way will doubtless be found ta
bridge the chasm. But even If the cas
and electric light companies are com
pelled to snnff out some of the street
lamps, and policemen to discount their
pay for three months, there Is no dan
ger of a strike on the part of the gas
and electric companies or toe polk-a.
One thing la patent, however,, that tn i
revising the city charter th next ttm
no account should t taken of the royal
tlea on gss and electric light consump
tlon. The levy for public llghtln
should t specific and cover the entire
cost of lighting, and the levy for flro
and ollce should be large enough to
enable the city to maintain both depart
ments without periodic shortages. The
royalties Should be tnrned Into the gen
As a matter of fact, the dumping of
the royalties from the gas snd electric
light companies into the public lighting
fund baa resulted in an Increase In the
number of lamps, not because they were
needed, but because the public lighting
companies Insist upon transferring their
contribution to the city out of one
pocket and Into the other pocket. For
example, when the electric light con
tract was extended for Ave years last
winter, the reduction In the cost of arc
lights was Immediately followed by an
Increase In the number of lamps to
swallow all the savings besides the ex
pected royalties for the year, and the
taxpayers hold the sack.
The emigration from the United
States to Canada has not been regarded
with entire favor ty some people In
the latter country. They have expressed
apprehension that the effect would be to
ultimately Americanize the Dominion
and draw it away from its British loy
alty. The Canadian premier. Sir Wil
ma Laurier, nas no such fear. On the
contrary he would extend to Americans
the heartiest possible welcome. Some
two weeks ago he turned the first sod
of the Grand Trunk Faelflc railway
and In a speech on that occasion said
that If there Is a class to which he would
give a special greeting It is the Amerl
cans. He said his reason for this was
mat ror sixty years or more the tide
of Immigration on this continent has
Deen nowing from the north to the
south. Now the tide has changed and is
flowing, from the south to the north,
"Canadians are no longer going to the
Americans the Americans are coming
to the Canadians." He expressed grati
fication at the existing friendship be
tween the countries and added: "It is
true that there are some people who
are afraid of American immigrants
coming Into Canada. For my part
have no such fear. Let our American
neighbors come In. There Is a field for
their labor, a vast field for their arms,
a vast field for their capital. Let them
come with their brains, brawn and
Energetic efforts are still being made
to attract people from this country to
western Canada and they appear to be
meeting with considerable success. Land
there can be had for less price an acre
than Is asked In our northwestern states
and perhaps so long as tills continues
to be the case people will go to western
Canada. .In doing so. however, they
must expect to encounter more of prt
vatlon and hardship than they would
experience 1p this country and It Is
doubtful If the ultimate benefits will
compensate them. The enterprise, how
ever, which the Canadian government
Is showing In encouraging American
Immigration is certainly to be com
mended and must result most ad van
tageously to that country.
tims to stop the hvmbvq.
As originally organized the various
Improvement clubs of this city were de
signed in good faith to create popular
Interest in needed local Improvements
and concentrate the Influence of the resi
dents of the various sections of the
town upon the mayor and council, the
park board and the various public utility
companies for the betterment of condi
tions and abatement of abuses. Within
the last year, however, the Improvement
clubs have been utilized by polltlcul
mountebanks and corporation cappers to
disseminate misinformation and create
false public opinion on muutcipal
Meetings of tnls and that Improve
ment club' are called on snort notice, and
resolutions are passed and promulgated
as expressing the sentiment of the mem
bership of the club when, in fact the
meetings are attended by only a handful
of people, most of whom are trained
stool pigeons, paid to make capital for
or against any particular proposition.
Thut was the character of the public
improvement meetings last fall when
the municipul electric lighting proposi
tion waa before the people of Omaha.
The same tactics are being pursued now
in the improvement meetings called to
debate telephone competition. Instead
of a free and full discussion of the ad
vantages aud drawbacks of two tele
phone systems the public Improvement
club meetings have degenerated Into
wordy encounters between paid and un
paid emissaries of both sides, and the
resolutions adopted for or against sim
ply ahow whether the one party or the
other party had succeeded in packing
It seems to us high time that the offl-
ers and .members of the improvement
clubs put their foot down firmly against
this abuse; otherwise the public Improve
ment clubs will be impotent to mold
public sentiment when their respective
localities are vitally concerned in secur-
ng action by public officials.
west and north and south. That should
be sufficient to cover his travels for at
least the balance of the present fisca
year. This may be intended as an ob
Ject lesson to the next legislature that
the taxpayers of Nebraska will be con
txit to pay all the rsllroad fare for
which there Is any justification.
Congressman Pollard is not thily
forehanded farmer and fruit raiser, but
he Is displaying commendable foresight
politically. Instead of waiting for the
adjournment of congress for his fence
mending, be has taken pains to set bis
fence stakes firmly before assuming the
duties of congressman.
The "discovery" made by the Jspa
nese that sailors should vut on clean
clothing before a fight Is really ne Ira
provement on the method in the "old"
navy of the United States which pro
vided that the men should strip to the
waist before the firing began.
The president of the United States
may possibly possess autocratic powers
but the Norwegian who discovered It
In Paris should give the subject more
study before posing as an expert
Russia, figures that she lost $113,000,000
worth of ships In the late disagreement,
but she has the consolation that they were
pretty poor ships and had barnacles on
Shoatlnar for Their Salaries.
Boms of the able railroad attorneys have
now worked themselves up to a pitch of
excitement which enables them to sea In
the rate-regulating bill a scheme to con
Qscate all ths railways' earnings.
Golna- Throaah the Mottoaa.
When Senator Allison commits himself
to the proposition that the senate will pass
soma sort of a rats regulation bill it la
plain that the conscript. Fathers have been
forced to perceive tha necessity ot going
through tha motions.
Topics In Abvadanea.
' Philadelphia Record.
President Roosevelt Is busy writing his
message The American people ars busy
furnishing him topics. Since, we have be
come a world power foreign as well as
domestic housekeeping comes within the
sweep of tha big stick. Tha message Is
sure to be Interesting.
Competition In Telephones.
Kansas City Star,
tn 1893 an agitation was begun In Kansas
City for the erection of a dual telephone
system. The Star opposed it. It told the
people that a dual system would not only
be an additional expense, but a nuisance.
Now we have the two systems, and that
la the exact condition we have today.
Business men are paying as much as ever
for the old 'phone with the additional ex
pense of the new one. A banker said to
me recentry: "I believe sometimes these
two 'phones on my desk Will run me craay,"
when he answered the wrong one about
tha fifth time. The telephone business la
about the only competition that does not
Brave right of Mew Orleans.
. . Spflngflsld Republican.
New Orlean s fight against yellow faver
shows beyond a doubt that another epi
demic ought never to occur. During the
ten weeks of tha struggle there have been
but 136 deaths from the disease, which la a
remarkably low record, compared with the
epidemic In 1378, when, during tha same
season of tha year, the deaths numbered
2.176 In a much smaller population. The
immense reduction In mortality this year
has unquestionably been due to the ad
vance of medical science In the handling
of yellow fever; and hereafter, with the
city always on the alert and protected
against the stcgotnyla mosquito, the epi
demic of 1905 should be known as the last
of the plagues.
are to use a
ream of ii artar
ROYAL Baking Powder is Made ol Cream ol Tartar
and is Free From Alum or Phosphatic Acid
Royal Baking Powder is pure and wholesome beyond
question. There is never any doubt of the healthfulncss
nor of the superiority of the food it leavens.
Consumers are sometimes solicited to buy baking
powders other than Royal because they cost less.' It is
evident to cost less they must be made of inferior ingredients.
Low-priced baking powders 10c., 20c. 25c, etc.
are made from alum, phosphate or other harsh acid
At most, an alum powdc would not lessen the cost of a cake
or batch of biscuit more than the fraction of a cent. But can you
afford for any sum to endanger your health by making your food
with a dangerous baking powder ?
" I regard the use of alum baking powders as highly injurious to the
health of the community, and believe that .their sale should be for
bidden by law." Geo. F. Barker, M.D., University of Pennsylvania.
BITS OF WASHINGTON LIFE.
Minor Scenes aad Incidents Sketched
on the Spot.
There are few spots on the srlobe worth
living in that does not feel the gentle touch
of Uncle Barn's generous hand. United
States pensioners are to be found wherever
clviliaad people congregate. They are In
such remote places as Samoa. Algeria.
South and Bast Africa, China and Egypt
A colony of a doten pensioners lives In
Liberia and one lonesome exile lives in
St. Helena and draws $144 a year. A little
mora than 5,000 pensioners live abroad and
draw annually from the federal treasury
about $750,000. The following official list
shows the location, number and amounts
drawn during the last fiscal year:
ier 1 t 7S2.47
Au.irKim , ,, 77
Bahamas , $
Bratll ; 5
British Ouiana 1
Bulgaria . " 1
ton It Is not such a serious problem, be
cause clean money can be obtained any
day by. those who have old money to ex
change. But In points far distant the
dirty, germ-bearing paper money is really
a disgrace to tha nation.
The annual report of the Secretary of
Agriculture, or the "Tear ' Book," as It Is
called, la rapidly nearlng completion. The
number of copies called for Is 600,000, a
mammoth undertaking In fact, the largest
Job turned out by the government printing
office. The number of copies and the
length of time required for Its production
makes the work monotonous to the em
ployes. Blxty-flve carloads of paper were
hopes to Increase the record to 2,506.000, at
the close, October IB. Portland Is welcome
to her laurels, but It must show earnings
of at least 90 cents on the dollar to equal
the pre-eminent record of Omaha aa an ex
Emperoa William has again posed for a
set of official portraits of himself, this time
in full regimentals. Something like two
dozen attitudes were assumed by the ruler
of the Germans when he graciously loaned
his presence the other day for the delec
tation of posterity and the purse ,of the
Unlike most of the members of the diplo
matic and consular service of the celestial
empire who oame to this country, Sir Chen-
The prohibitionists of "Lancaster
county, in convention assembled, have
unqualifiedly condemned the action of
the late logUlnture in defeating the Mil
giving local option to the counties and
thus surrendering to the liquor Interests
of the state. But what would local op
tion be If It were not local?
State School Superintendent McBrlen
has drawn lift) out of the $10. (MX) ap
propriated ty the last legislature for bis
office to pay for the purchase of rail
road mileage. This will enable him ta
travel 8,000 miles, or twelve round trips
from Lincoln across the state, east and
Phase af tne Qaeatloa Ignored
Corporation contributions to political
campaigns are to be criticised from three
widely different points of view, according
as the complainants emanate from the peo
pie, from stockholders and policy holders
or from some political party.
At tha present time there Is popular
prejudice against corporations and great
alarm la expressed at their alleged contrl
buttons to campaign funds. Concerning
this feeling It is sufficient to say that we
live In a corporation age, In which every
thing is done through corporations, and It
inevitable that political expenditures
shall be provided for like everything else.
All things considered, no mora money Is
raised for ordinary campaign funds than
has always been raised and campaign
funds are not one whit more apt to be per
verted to dishonest uses than they were a
The most groundless and ridiculous com
plaint that could be made against these
contributions emanates from the demo
cratic party, and this complaint la not so
much that the corporations contribute to
political objects as that they now confine
their contributions to the republican party.
Lp to the campaign of IK the demo
cratic party received aa many corporation
contributions as the republican and it has
taken all it could get ever since, but with
out the former publicity.
Admitting for the sake of argument that
the corporations for the last ten years have
not contributed one dollar to the demo
cratic treasury, who Is to blame for It 7
Most assuredly the party has no one to
blame for it but Itself.
Ever since tha national democratic con
vention of ISM tha party has advocated,
though with waning enthusiasm, a national
financial policy which would not only dis
turb financial, commercial and Industrial
Interests, but ruin them. Wealth, whether
private or corporate, was openly menaced
as long as William J. Bryan waa tha party
leader, and Its fears have not been allayed
by anything that the party haa done alnce.
ir Kryan had been elected In 1896 the
result would feave been the greatest finan
cial convulsion In tha hUtory of the world
and Its effects would have been felt around
the gldbe. The greatest sufferers of all
would have been widows and orphans and
wage earners, but the mightiest financial
structures also would have toppled from
It would have been strange. Indeed, If
every great corporation In the country had
contributed funda to assist in bringing this
about. It Is not at all strange If these in
stitutions from that moment avoided the
democratic managers as wreckers, con
spirators and revolutionists and contrib
uted their funds ta aid In the overthrow
of a colossal Infamjl. - -
The democrats are now making an effort
to fight this battle over again and to aad
die the guilt ca the republicans. They are
denouncing the . corpora 10 a offloars as
scoundrels for not contributing to the dem
ocratic campaign dnda, but the real scoun
drels are tha men wha planned ruin for
rich and poor alike' and. made it aulcldal
foe any wealthy person or corporation to
ooatribute a dollar te deotocraUa success, j
Cape Verde Islands
JJanlsh West Indies
Dutch West Indies ,
Isle of Man
Isle of Pines
United States of Colombia
v aies .
S. 171. 83
Ki nm .1 , k, ""u",n I tung Liang-Cheng, the Chinese minister in
'k mPr:"slons Probably the largest Washington, clings to the dress of his
"'''" - " worm. nutiv i.n tv.1. 1. .i 11..
the Chinese and Japanese of the better class
It often happens," says the Washington
Post, "that political banquets are given
these days by those who are on the out
aide and desire to get on the Inside. It Is
generally a fact, not strange but Interest
ing, that the prominent people at all such
banquets wear the 'ex' before their names.
Ws will see ex-senator, ex-representative,
ex-mayor, ex-comptroller, and ex-
governor. The ex s show that these men
have "been In If In years gone by. Prob
aoiy tne largest number of ex s ever as
sembled In any one place was at Indian
spoils In 1RM, when the gold democrats held
their convention for the purpose of putting
a ticket In the field antagonistic to Bryan
The republican avalanche of 1894 had swept
hundreds of democrats out of office. It
Included not only seAators and represen
tatives In congress, but governors of states
as well. But aside from that there was
gathered In ' that convention hundreds of
men who during tha previous twenty-live
years had at one time or another been of
some prominence and had held office either
in congress or under democratlo admin
istrations. The result was that scarcely
a prominent man could be mentioned unless
the prefix 'ex' was used to designate that
at one time he was something or some
body. ' It was the largest collection of 'has
beens' that has been seen In the United
States for some time. A great many of
the aame sort are common today."
John Wesley "Gaines, congressman from
Tennessee, proposes to push 'energetically
Ms crusade for clean money. He certainly
ought to make a success of It and com
mand unanimous support In congress.
Washington aad la points near Washing-
"There are not many wealthy young offi
cers serving In Uncle Sam's army," says
the Washington Times. "Consequently
when a few days ago announcement was
made of the resignation from the service
of Lieutenant Robert 8. Clark. Ninth In
fantry, old officers shook their heads wisely
and remarked that It didn't seem as if
any of those millionaire fellows could stand
the racket for long.
"Still the majority of officers In the army
do not blame Lieutenant Clark for his ac
tion. In his particular case they say he
made an unusually good record and while
there was really active work. In the
"Boxer" campaign and the operations In
the Philippines young Clark, though a
millionaire, was more than willing for
hard work. Recently when Clark, who Is
a stepson of Blshon Potter of New Vm-u
found that he waa to be returned to the
Philippines he sent In his resignation and
It waa accepted.
"It Is said by army officers here that
Clark was probably the richest officer who
has served recently under the colors of
the United States. His mother, a Mrs.
-iars, 01 rvew jersey, was one of the
wealthy Clark family, whose fortune was
made In the well known Clark thread mills
ot New Jersey. Clark has had a handsome
income ever since he became of ace,
"Army officers hero recall the lavlshneas
witn which he spent some of his wealth
when he first came to enter the service
On one ocaslon he entertained his friends
at tne New willard with a party which
Is said to have cost $10,000. He kept fine
horses and Instead of leaving them In care
of the depot Quartermaster, tn
quickly adopt American dress
come to live In this country. .
"What profession will your son follow?"
"Haven't decided. If his hair Is especially
luxuriant I'll advise him to be a musician.
If his beard Is particularly heavy I'll tell
him to be a physician." Washington Star.
Customer I think $00 Is, a ridiculous
price to ask for that antique. Why, you
only charred $40 for it last month.
Dealer well, ma'am, it's getting older
every day. Cleveland Leader.
privilege he was entitled, he kept them
a jivery siame. '
Mrs. Housekeep You're a big healthy
man: why don't you go to workf
Weary Walker Lady, I'll tell yer me
troubles. I'm an 'unhappy, medium.
Mrs. Housekeep What do you mean by
Weary Walker Well, yer see, I'm too
heavy fur lisjht work an' too light fur
heavy work. Phlladelnhla Catholic Stand
The professor, who haa a large lawn, was
making his regular dally attemnt to keep
I it clear of the autumn leaves contributed
by his neighbors trees.
"There's a good deal of rakoff In this
business," he said, stopping a moment to
rest, "but not a cent of graft." Chicago
"What's the dlfferenee between beln' mar
ried an' beln' in Jail T'' asked the Pohick
"There's a heap o' difference," replied
the saga of Plunkvllle. "A man In Jail kin
get some time off for good behavior."
Louisville Courier Journal.
Blnks When I first met you, sir, I
thought you were a gentleman!
Solnks And when I met you. sir. I was
Maure yuu were sn Idiot!
Blnks wen, let s snase nancis ana maae
up. I'm willing to admit that we were
both mistaken. Cleveland Leader.
the pains of being wealthy!" ex
claims Mr. Calne. Still, the millionaire
manages to endure, and reaches out for
General William R, Shafter, United
States army, retired. Is now deeply Inter
ested In stock falsing at Bakersfield, Cat,
and devotes almost his entire time to his
herd of Jerseys.
Frank Rockefeller, ths youngest and
least known of the Oil King s brothers. Is
reserved and unpretentious, his hobby be.
lng the taming of wild animals at hia home
near Cleveland. Wlokllffe-on-the lake. On
his Kansas ranch he haa raised 3,000 horses
and 10,000 cattle.
H. -W. Denlson, an American attorney,
who has been for the past twenty-five
years legal adviser In the Japanese Foreign
office, will retire and return to the United
States within a year. He Is the only Amer
ican who has ever held such a high position
In a foreign government.
The Oregonian boldly declares that the
attendance at the Portland exposition will
equal and probably surpass the Omaha
record. The attendance passed the J.000,000
mark, September 21. With three weeks
to run from that date the management
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
The Tender-Hearted Haa.
The man had such a tender heart
He wept and wept and wept, apart.
To think that after many years
(Some million millions, It appears)
un would lose its present neat.
jts system te a wreca complete.
And what we call the human race
Would freeze and die within Its plaosl
He wept so much, he wapt so long.
He really did himself a wrong;
Neglected those precautions wise
For years approved in mortal eyes, ,
At last one day he frose and died,
A fire neglecting to provide. ' .
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The moral's quickly understood:
"Beware of being too blamed goodf
H ecessary Distinctions,
A certain shopman kept a flask '
Right up In front. No need to ask;
For friend and stranger knew th spot
And tapped at times th willing "bot."
Another shopman kept the same
Right un In front; but when there came
A friend around he took him back
And gave him secretly a whack,
Out of another bottle fair
He kept ensconced for friendship there.
Tha shopman mentioned first did lose
His friends through the Inferior bnnto.
While he last mentioned kept his friends.
And every stranger Mm commends.
Whoso treats friends and strange alike
Will see the former quickly bike!
J J a
You are cordially invited
to see the SHHEDDING, making and
baking of Shredded Wheat Biscuit
and Triscuit from the cooked whole
wheat berry and be served.
No selling. No soliciting.
No. 1416 Douglas Street, formerly
Orchard& Wiihelm's, Omaha, Neb.
The Natural Food Company,
F. B. Black, Sales Agent.
September 28 and OO day.,