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Subscribers leaving (he city tem
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dress will be changed aa often aa
Make wny for the Ak-Sar-Ben pa
gant. . That mau who stole securities from
Wall street brokers made the mistake
of not organizing a syndicate to handle
the deal.
Jacob Kchlfit says It was a case of
"too much Hyde," but other men before
the committee are certain it is now a
carte of too mnch seek.
With a British warship off the coast
of Turkey, Russia Is probably better
pleased than formerly to think the war
in the far east Is at an end.
It was rery lucky for Secretary Taft
and the congressional Junketeers that
they were not cauttht In the typhoon on
their homeward-hotind lrl;.
Now that the president bus returned
to Washington It will be Interesting to
ee how much harder he works at the
White House than nt Sagamore Hill.
The socialistic members cf the
Relchsrath are evidently resolved that
Vienna shall have au excuse for not
quelling the disturbances at Budapest.
That Chicago Juilge who quoted the
message of President Roosevelt to sus
tain his ruling in the packers', case
knew what was necessary to make his
opinion popular.
Kansas is talking or a world's fair to
celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the
state, but it will be uphill work to get
an appropriation from congress in the
face of a two-milllon-a-month deficit
The people of the United States never
realized before that the royal preroga
tive was exercised . more frequently by
presidents of life Insurance companies
than by the presidents of the United
, The arrest of uu Auiencuu showman
on charge of violating French bank
ruptcy laws is proof positive that
Amerlcuus should rouflue their frenzied
finance operations to this side of the
Hlr Oonan Poyle has refused to per
mit Sherlock Holmes take up the
mystery of the murder In a railway
train, but he miijht consent if the propo
sition was uiude In the usual serlul
syndicate form.
Nebraska bus paid iiuo the govern
ment irrigation fund over $1:20,000
through the sale of lands, but the heavy
crops in the "seml-arld" region will still
hare to be attributed to Trovldeuee
rather than to Uncle Sum's reclamation
x - :
Belva I.ockwood, champion woman
suffragist, has hurled a few brickbats
at Grover Cleveland, but we doubt very
much whether Belva's vociferous re
marks will ever reach drover's auricu
lar apparatus.
One mau who borrowed tnto money
from the former auditor of Indiana Is
making arrangements to return it to
tha state treasurer. Mr. Sherries may
have to work for a living after he gets
out of bis trouble.
No sooner had Secretary Wilson Is
sued his forecast of lower prices for all
food products wheu Walter Wellman
launches forth an outcry that the high
cost of living is arousing the nation. It
is perfectly natural that senators, rep
resentatives and government officials
who bsva been spending their surplus
at the summer resort should I the
loudest couiplainauts.
not jt-rootkd f)Lxr.T'
Richard tilney, former attorney gen
eral and secretary of state In the cabl
net of i irover Cleveland, Is the typical
representative of rock-rooted democracy
that cannot be moved from its ancient
moorings and refuses to adjust Itself to
twentieth century conditions. Mr. Ol
ney Is nn able Jurist, trained In the
stralght-laccd, state rights a4iool, who.
like the Rev. Jasper, refuses to believe
that "the earth do move."
While admitting that "the railroads
are the arteries of commerce, that deter
mine very largely the outcome of all
private enterprises and upon wh'lch
hinges too often the material well-being,
If not the very existence of towns, cities,
sen ports and large sections of country,"
Mr. Olney plants himself squarely In op
position to suiervlsion and regulation
of railroads by the national legislature.
He asserts that the railroads are pri
vate property and do not come within
the scope and Jurisdiction of rate regu
lation by congress or by any administra
tive body created by congress.
"The railroad," declares Mr. Olncy,
"la only one species of highways, and
what U true of railways must be true
of ordinary highways. The Jurisdiction
of the national government must be the
same In both cases." This Is eminently
sotind logic and a retrospective glance
should convince Mr. Olney that the
power of rate making on highways has
been exercised by municipal, state and
national legislatures since the days of
Washington and Jefferson.
Mr. Olney cannot be Ignorant of the
fact that In the District of Columbia
congress ha a for nearly a century ex
ercised the rate making power for all
vehicles used for hire that traverse the
public highways and streets of the na
tional capital. If congress has tho right
either to fix directly the rates for the
conveyance of passengers and freight In
the streets of Washington, or Indirectly
to have the rates established through the
Board of District Commissioners, that
have for years governed the city of
Washington, why has It not also the
right to establish reasonable transporta
tion rates over railroads In pursunnce of
the power vested In it to regulate com
merce between the states?
But Mr. Olney brushes aside all prece
dent and turns his face against the irre
sistible march of progress by pointing
backward to the exploded state rights
doctrine that would subdivide the rail
road systems of America and establish
terminals at every state line, although
every railroad in the country Is linked
to every other railroad, and every sta
tion agent will sell tickets and bill
freight to any other station in America
regardless of state lines.
Mr. Qluej-'g rock-rooted proclivities
are -most forcibly exhibited in the fol
lowing summary of conclusions on the
rate making power: "Ours is a govern
ment by both state and nation by po
litical parties, 'and to political rate mak
ing for railroads rate making by poli
ticians animated by partisan motives
and working for partisan ends the ob
jections of an economic and business
character are on the score of public pol
icy, generally as obvious as they should
prove Insuperable."
What arrant nonsense! . In the very
nature of things ours is a government
that has always exercised its functions
through men affiliated with political
parties, and this condition is sure to
continue as long as the republic sur
vives. Are we, therefore, forever pre
vented from using the machinery of gov
ernment for the protection of its citizens
against excessive taxation imposed upon
them by common carriers? Are we to
permit these carriers to play the part of
Providence and leave them free to en
rich one class of patrons, or oue com
munity, and impoverish another class
of patrons and other communities Just
because the law makers and executive
officers of our government are affiliated
with political parties? If the logic of
Mr. Olney applies to railroads it would
apply to all other agencies created under
modern conditions for facilitating com
merce and effecting exchanges, but the
very 'suggestion repels the Idea.
Among the notable addresses at the
university openings was that of Presi
dent Butler of Columbia, who urged that
the building of character Is the niost im
portant work of our institutions of learn
ing. Ho said that if there Is failure to
form those traits and habits which to
gether constitute character all our
learning is nn evil. President Butler
said that Just now the American people
are having brought home to them with
severe emphasis the distinction between
character and reputation. "Of late we
have been watching reputations melt
away like snow before the sun, and the
sun In this case is mere publicity. Men
who for years have beeen trusted im
plicitly by their fellows, and so placed
In positions of honor and grave respon
sibility, are seen to be mere, reckless
speculators with the money of others
and petty pilferers of the savings of the
poor and needy." He declared that the
situation which confronts Americans to
day is due to lack of moral principle;
that the greed for gain and the greed
for iower have blinded men to the time
old distinction between right and
wrong. "Both among business men and
at the bar are to be found advisers,
counted shrewd and successful, who
have substituted the penal code for the
moral law as the standard of conduct."
Severe as this indictment Is It must
be admitted to be Just and it would be
well If more men occupj ing such a po
sition as that of the president of Colum
bia would with equal frankness, and
earnestness direct public attention to
that lack of moral principle which
makes possible the faults Dr. Butler
pointed out. What Is now being accom
plished through the exponura of men
who have been entrusted with positions
of honor and responsibility cannot fall
to have a remedial effect, but the public
Imlnd still needs to be kept aroused to a
proper understanding and appreciation
of the conditions referred to by the
president of Columbia. The leading ed
ucators of the land can be most Influen
tial In doing this and It Is quite within
Uie sphere of their duty hs Instructors.
cnx salaiuks i.v great DtiiTAirr.
Invidious comparisons are frequently
made In this country between the effi
cient, economic and Incorruptible admin
istration of municipal government In
Great Britain and the fast and loose,
inefficient and corrnptlon-rldden adniln'
Istratlons of American cities. But all Is
not gold that glitters and the popular
outcry against municipal extravagance
and graft is by no means confined to
American population centers.
Only four weeks ago a mass meeting
of taxpayers was held in Edinburgh,
Scotland, to oppose and denounce a sal
ary grab by the city cottncll and a pro
posed Increase of salaries of city offi
cials. Some of the speeches made at
this popular demonstration against mu
nicipal mlsgoveinment are duplicates of
speeches periodically made In American
One of the speakers, for example, de
clared that there was a great and grow
ing expenditure in the city and for that
matter In the country; that the amounts
of taxes levied for gas, water, elec
tricity, tramways and so on had come to
be exceedingly serious, and the people
were cautioned not to be overborne by
officialdom. 4
Another speaker said In seconding the
resolution protesting against the salary
grab that thousands of taxpayers of
Edinburgh were in many cases seriously
affected by the high rates, and he
thought his audience would agree with
him when he said that the town council
of Edinburgh had not the slightest Idea
of economy. In support of tills asser
tion the speaker quoted the Increased
salary list as follows: Chief constable,
or chief of police, from $4.2!0 a year to
$5.(h0; deputy chief constable, from
$1,750 to $2,000 a year; clerk of police,
from $2,500 to $3,000; city chamberlain
(comptroller), from $.'5,000 to $u250 a
Asa counter comparison it was stated
that the city of Manchester, with a pop
ulation of about 025,000 and a municipal
debt of $112,500,000, pays the city audi
tor $5,000 per annum; Liverpool, 710.000
population and $70,000,000 of debt, pays
its auditor $S,750; Birmingham, with
500,000 population and $75,000,000 of
debt, pays $7,000 per annum; Leigh,
450,000 population and $t!0,000,000 of
debt, pays $3,000; Sheffield, with a popu
lation of 433,000 and $42,500,000 debt,
pays $4,230; Glasgow, 782,000 population
and $80,000,000 of debt, pays $(1,500,
while Edinburgh, with 333.000 popula
tion and $20,000,000 of debt, pays $5,000.
When it Is borne in mfnd that the pur
chasing power of money is fully 30 per
cent greater In England than in Amer
ica, these municipal salaries would seem
to be fully aa high as those paid in
American cities of equal population with
very rare exceptions.
Already the Chinese government ia
taking steps to become a military power.
A standing army is to be created and
its organization will be modeled upon
that of the Japanese army. It Is stated
that the young Chinese officers who,
having completed their military studies
in Japan, lately returned to China, are,
with the Japanese instructors placed
at the disposal of the Chinese govern
ment, busy organizing and training the
new levies.
This movement on the part of China
to prepare for self-defense and to ad
minister its affairs with the protection
of its own army is the natural outcome
of the war. When that conflict came
China was In an utterly helpltss con
dition. Her territory was completely
at the mercy of the belligerents. Now
that this territory is to be restored to
her she intends to In future safeguard
it and in the carrying out of this pur
pose she is assured of the support of
Japan. The military example of that
power is the Inspiration to China to
create a standing army strong enough
to protect her territory and her Inter
ests. She will find little difficulty in
doing this, uuder the guidance of her
great neighbor. In a few years she can
have, if deemed necessary, an army of
half a million men, thoroughly dis
ciplined and emulating the spirit and
patriotism of the Japanese. Otit of her
vast population China can obtain sol
diers who may be relied upon in any
There will be some to see In this
movement a menace to the western
world. It will be regarded as a phase
of the "yellow peril," as to which Em
peror William and some others profess
to be apprehensive. It will be said that
wheu China has become a military
power, under the Influence and guidance
of Japan, those nations will unite for nn
aggressive policy against the rest of the
world. It is easy to conjure up a bogy
of this klud, but It is always to be
borne In mind that, so far at least as
Japun is concerned, her Interests have
become almost as great In the western
as In the eastern world and the neces
sity for remaining on terms of peace
and amity with the former was never
before so strong as now. How well she
realizes this is shown In the alliance
with Oreat Britain. Japan will keep
China In a proper course, by her own
example teaching that nation the wis
dom and expediency of strictly observ
ing international obligations, respecting
the rights of other nations and cultivat
ing friendship with all.
Not only will there be no diinger in
China becoming a military power, but
its effect will be to better assure the
maintenance of peace in eastern Asia.
It will be a safeguard against any de
signs on the part of European powers
upon the territory pf the Chinese em
pire. Had Chlua possessed a large and
well disciplined army two years ago
there would have been no war In Man
clmrla, because Russia would not have
been permitted to gain the foothold
there she did. It was Chinese helpless
ness that gave Russia her opiortunity.
While there Is no danger for perhaps a
generation to come of Russia again be
coming aggressive In Asia, it is well
that the Oriental powers give her no
chance to do so. The fact that she still
has a foothold In that quarter of the
world Is not to be lost sight of and
Russian ambition Is sleepless and tire
less. China is unquestionably pursuing
a Judicious policy in building up an
army capable of defending hot territory
and protecting her Interests.
Ak-Bar Ben, with all that the word
means in gaiety and goodfellowshlp, in
instruction and enjoyment, in business
and pleasure, is again upon us, and we
mark the advent by hailing the carnival
king with all the tokens of admiration.
Ak-Sar-Ben baa become the symbol of
all that is most enterprising and pro
gressive in Omaha's business commun
ity, the synonym for thorough hospital
ity and right royal entertainment
To the visitors who are taking advan
tage of the invitation to come to Otnaha
at this gala season and participate in
the festivities that have been provided,
a warm welcome is extended. The loyal
subjects of Ak-Sar-Ben have no duty
higher than to make the stranger within
our gates perfectly at home and to re
spond to his every wish.
Nor is the business side of Ak-Sar-Ben
to be neglected. The occasion
serves to enable visitors to take advan
tage of the unexampled offerings of all
our merchants and shopkeepers. Te
rusal of the announcements in the ad
vertising columns of The Bee will Indi
cate where the attractive displays of
our leading merchants and shopkeepers
are to be found, at the same time em
phasizing their various seasonable spe
In a word, we feel safe In asserting
that no one who comes to Omaha to pay
court to Ak-Sar-Beji will go home dis
appointed or dissatisfied In any respect.
That President Roosevelt acted Judi
ciously In appointing a commission to
Investigate departmental business meth
ods the developments so far made amply
attest. There was no restriction placed
upon the authority of the commission In
prosecuting its inquiries. It was in
structed to make its investigation in the
several departments and bureaus thor
ough and this has been done. One
notable result has been the disclosure of
mismanagement and waste in the gov
ernment printing office, leading to a
change In the head of that establishment
and certain needed reforms in the ad
ministration of its affairs.
Another matter which the commission
has been looking into is that of the sup
ply accounts of the several departments,
resulting in the discovery that no two
purchasing agents pay the same price
for articles bought by them. It is stated
that the investigation has already dis
closed startling discrepancies in the
prices paid for the office supplies used
by the government Purchasing agents
and chiefs of supply divisions explain
the differences in the prices paid on the
ground that some departments buy In
far larger quantities than others, but
this is scarcely a satisfactory explana
tion. It is said the president has under
consideration the advisability of estab
lishing a general purchasing agency for
all government supplies and probably
will recommend to congress that this be
done. It Is thought that the establish
ment of a single central bureau to act as
a purchasing agent for all the depart
ments would result In an annual saving
to the government of hundreds of thou
sands of dollars In the cost of articles
and also do away with much of the
labor required under the present system.
It is further pointed out that there
would be a notable advantage In bring
ing the government's purchases of sup
plies under the direct supervision of one
responsible official.
President Roosevelt appears deter
mined to improve, wherever practicable,
the business methods in vogue in the
various departments and to inaugurate
such reforms as are found to be desir
able and expedient. The commission he
appointed is composed of men experi
enced In the public business and well
qualified for the work entrusted to
them. It U expected that they will rec
ommend numerous and In some respects
radical changes.
The St. Ix)Uis ik) I Ice commission, act
ing under instructions from Governor
Folk will proceed with a more strict en
forcement of the Sunday law by closing
down the lid in the St. Louis social
clubs and sealing up the entrances and
exits of the drug stores. After they
have accomplished this part of their
task they are directed to descend ujwn
the bucket shops and suppress all deals
In options and futures. Whether this Is
to be followed ly the closing of St.
Louis garages and livery stablea and
the laying off ofthe trolley line street
cars Is a matter of conjecture.
John T. Morgan, the oclogonarlan sen
ator from Alabama, has no faith in the
Panama canal chiefly because be had
been for many years the Incessant
champion of the Nlcaraguan canal.
While the Panama canal may not le
opened for navigation during the life
time of Mr. Morgan It will be com
pleted very much sooner than the Nlc
araguan canal would have beeu if that
route had beeu given tha preference by
the United States government.
The claims for trve.lnj; expenses of
assistant deputy veterinarians filed with
Auditor Bearle are in the holdup box be
cause the last legislature failed to make
any appropriation for such expenditure.
Manifestly the last legislature expected
every deputy assistant veterinarian to
ride on horseback or on a railroad pass
It may le safely predicted, however
that Hie next legislature will be be
sieged for back pay by the howe doc
Last week Wednesday John D. Rocke
feller declared to his admiring friends
that there are better things than amass
lng wealth. Last week Friday the price
of crude petroleum was raised several
notches, which would seem to indicate
that benevolent plutocrats do not al
ways practice what they preach.
It Is hardly worth while for the
United States court of appeals to
wrestle with the problem whether the
funds from the sale of Indian lands are
subject to state and county taxation so
long as the grafters get the bulk of the
funds and the Indian gets his pay In
bootlegger whisky.
Japanese officials show themselves
still but half-tivlllzed or they would not
have stopped the war on nccount of a
shortage of cash ns long as loans could
be floated. Remembrance of the day of
payment is not expected by civilized
According to President Ripley of the
Santa Fe railroad, freight charges are
not based upon cost of service, but upon
the value of the service to the patrons.
In other words, the rule of all the
traffic will bear Is still In force.
As usual the democracy of Maryland
will put up black face straw men Just
for the fun of knocking them down.
The burning Issue, declares Senator
Gorman, is whether the negro shall
dominate over the white man.
Keep Movlnsr.
Success Magmlne.
Destiny has turned many a man down
while he was waiting for something- to
turn up.
Blar Dividends In Sight.
Philadelphia Press.
If all the statesmen out west get Into
tho habit of throwing away their railroad
passes there Is likely to be a considerable
Increase of dividends on railroad stock.
A Mrstlfylns; Mystery.
New York Mall.
Among the unaccountable contradictions
in the news announcements of the day we
notice the statement that "12,000,000 frank
furters were eaten at Coney Island this
summer" and that "more bench shows than
ever will be held this fall and winter."
Ia It Worth Whllef
Boston Transcript.
Think of the fine battleship Oregon,
whose run from ocean to ocean seems but
an achievement of yesterday, being spoken
of as "antiquated" as needing to be rebuilt
If It Is to be of further service to the
country! It Is enough to make the untech
nlcal layman ask himself whether all the
expense and all the tourings In the seven
seaa are worth while.
Railroad Claims Discredited.
Springfield Republican.
And now we have a railroad president
admitting that as against such combina
tions of capital as are found in the dressed
meat industry the shippers and not the
roads fix the rates. The roads object to
admitting the government as a power in
making rates, but would not that be quite
as well for them and the public as the sur
render of the rate-making power to the
Wasteful Ways In Public Office.
Indianapolis News.
It Is a positive fact, and more than this,
a factor, that our public business Is con
ducted In a manner that would make a man
in private business raise his hands in hor
ror. The Impulse and feeder to this waste
ful way, with its temptations and oppor
tunities to go wrong, is the broad Idea in
culcated in the popular mind that public
bnstness is a chance for those that secure
the prosecution of It to make money over
and above what they would expect to make
In similar private business; for employes to
get higher pay and do less work, and so on
through the whole evil development. And
this springs from the misconception that
public business Is exclusively a thing of
party control and responsibility and to be
so ordered to supply prises for political
Honors are even in the Twin Cities. One
newspaper In each town has given up tha
weary struggle.
The Jin Shampoo of Toklo has been
rubbed down and the staff reduced to a
peace footing In Jail.
The question, "What shall we do with
our ex-presidents?" Is respectfully passed
up to woman suffragists.
The fossil remains of hogs ten feet long
were found in Oregon. This tallies with
the end seat variety, supposed to be a
modern breed.
Chicago's majestic postofflce, completed
after ten years of exhausting labor. Is
now pronounced a "botch." The way it
absorbed appropriations, however, demon
strated the skill of master minds.
Two boys pulled off roofs by kites and a
fisherman towed to sea by a shark were
features of the exciting finish of the sea
son at Coney Island. Life at Coney would
be stale without the unexpected.
President Btlckney's remarks on the mak
ing of freight rates has set all the freight
agents guessing. The railroad literary
bureaus do not regard them as choice
morsels fit for general circulation.
Eighteen thousand members of a society
paraded In Brooklyn one day last week
as a protest against profanity in speech.
Brooklyn nestles up to Coney Islsnd and
does not realise that Its playmate baa been
Portland Oregonlan: The Albany Metho
dist conference is making trouble because
a minister appropriated church cash to his
own use. A Methodist preacher oight to
know betfer. Real money is not lntendod
for him.
Boston Transcript: "Churches get no
more of my money," declares "Standard
Oil" Rogers. Perhaps he regards them ns
did a client of the late George M. Stearns,
whom he was defending on a charge of Ille
gal liquor selling. Pointing to one of fh
prominent city churches, he said: "Mr.
Stearns, them's the blanked things that's
rulnln' this country."
Baltimore American: A shrewd minister
In Jersey City appealed to the women of
his church not to attend bareheaded, on
the ground that her hair being woman's
crowning glory, she was more apt with
Its full attraction expoatd to distract the
men with admiration of her charms from
their prayers. Naturally the Uciful In
sinuation that women should In the good
ness of their hearts lighten men's dis
tractions by lessening as much as possible
their own excess of good looks appealed
too powerfully to the feminine heart to go
Walk Down the king's
Highway to
1505 Douglas Street
You may want to do some winter trading.
Before you buy Dry Goods it will pay you to in
spect our stock.
Nowhere will you find a better assortment,
and nowhere will you receive a more Cordial
"We have arranged a number of special bar
gains for your benefit. Our Dress Goods Sec
tion is loaded with the best that the market af
fords. Dress Goods worth 75 cents will be sold
at 39 cents.
And a largo assortment of goods worth up
to $2.50 will go at 49 cents.
Special Sales daily in Cloak and Suit De
partments: And if you care for Tightness of fit
and fabric you cannot afford to neglect this de
partment. Blankets, Underwear, etc., just '
suited to you needs, at little prices.
1505-7-9 Douglas Street.
Half-hearted service Is always heavy.
Fear vice most when she wears the veil.
Toil may know a man by the friends he
Sunny souls are not troubled with doubt-
No creed that Is worth publishing can be
put Into type.
There's a tack somewhere for every
pneumatic saint.
Without the sense of stewardship culture
becomes a curse.
No man Is going to buy your piety if your
peahuts are ancient.
The slumber of one saint Is no excuse for
the sloth of another.
The best way to bear your cross is to
share another's cares.
The only things that are established are
those that never stand still.
When a man has religion In his heart he
will not need it on his hatband.
The lightweight man always thinks that
his buoyancy is due to his wings.
The only version of the Bible authorised
by heaven Is the one on two feet.
The devil makes a lot of people believe
that his winking is their thinking.
Most men have less trouble In forgetting
their follies than In foregoing them. Chi
cago Tribune.
"What do you make of the saying 'A
king can to no wrong?' "
"Oh, whenever a king does anything
wreng it Is all right." Houston Post.
"That's a big horse pistol you have
there," said Fagg to his friend Wagg.
"Yes," returned Wagg. "It grew ap from
a big Colt." Portland Oregonlun.
Mrs. Wilson Hoes your son George take
after his father?
Mrs. Uilson I guess so. He has begun
already to take after the girls. Somervllle
She I wish that woman in the next flat
would stop talking goo-goo talk to her
lie Oh. well, let her. Poor thing; maybe
she hasn't a dog. Detroit Free Press.
Bhoe Dealer Didn't I tell you to mark
thnHA women's shoes down one-halfT
New Clerk Yes, sir. I was JuBt looking
to see what the original prices were.
Shoe Dealer Prices? W'io said anything
Our New Department
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Prlca la
s Goldman Pleating Co.
about prices? Mark down the sixes. Make
the "sixes" "threes," and so on. Phila
delphia Lodger.
"My wife says I mustn't drink any more
coffee. She claims it makes mo irritable
and unkind."
"But does It?"
"I guess It docs. When she refused me a
cup this morning I burst rlcht out and
said 'Darn It!' "Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Well, If she Is ugly, and you've asked
her to marry you, and she's got monev.
make the best of it and put a good face
en the matter."
"My dear boy! Have you seen her?"
Baltimore American.
"Jane, do I not hear a male voice In the
"It's only one of my brothers, sir."
"I was nor awnre vnu hnH anv u-tu-m
Jane." '
"Neither was I until this morning, sir,
when you sold in your sermon we was nit
brothers and sisters." London Tattler.
"Bay, paw."
"Well, son?"
"What la frenzied finance?"
"Frenzied finance, my son. Is the way
your mother goes after my pay envelope
every Baturday night. Now run along and
play." Milwaukee Sentinel.
W. P. Griffin in Milwaukee Sentinel.
There Is nothing at all' the matter, my boy
The world goes plugging along
In the same old way from day to day,
Singing her good old aong.
Maybe her sonns grow old to you,
And maybe your hopes grow dim;
But there's nothing at all the matter, ni)
It's only your foolish whim.
There Is nothing at all the matter, my boy
You have only lost your hold;
Get back to the life and hack to tha strife,
Get back to your work's enfold.
There Is work laid out fur vour hands to do,
So sttck to your task with vim;
There is nothing at all the matter, my boy
It's only your foolish whim.
There Is nothing at all the mutter, my boy
Stand by till your task is done;
It s the way for a place In the world's
mad race
It's the way that the end Is won.
There's a place at the top, but the way Is
Don't rail If your star grows dim;
Don't say that the world's all wrong, my
only your foolish whim.
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