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WHEN OCT Or TOWN.
Sabairibera leaving; th city tea,
porarlly should have Tata He
walled te them. Addreea will be
changed aa oftra aa requested.
ltepubllcs may be ungrateful, but San
Francisco inut admit they are not un
If Brazilian states succeed in putting
a fancy price on coffee fre silver cham
pions may again rind their theories
Perhaps another Uooa on the Ohio
would make Congressman Burton more
liberal with appropriations for tho Mis
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,iuo K1raniflun,uiTri rum iu
niunii-Bi iaiuituao bhucb. noo m
Alto was not gauging nis estimate rrom
nt-ni-j.ni.rr iti""vu. . . .
Jlsve Nebraska:.' democrats fixed the
dHy for their state contention without
waiting for the aid or consent of their
populist allies? Hardly.
Now that Costa Rica is recognized as
th$ hiding place of pirate gold one can
understand tho burning desire of the
various dictators to control the republic.
A Mexican has been convicted of mur-
dor lu Wyoming, but It la hardly nrob-
able tiie Incident Will furnish an oppor
tunity for a reversal of the "Cutting" af
If tho Boers of South Africa do not
succeed in causing all the British to
unite on a strong -imperial policy In the
colonies there may be tome hope for
Before Mr.- Hitchcock and Mr. Met-
calfe get any deeper In their personal be anything but a liberal and praise
differences, they should arrange for an worthy spirit to settle losses to the limit
arbitration board to act at the crucial
If Premier Sonnlno can settle the
question of government ownership - of
railroads In Italy he can afford to re
tire, crowned with honors out of reach
of American statesmen.
Anthracite operators and bitumlnoug
minora Bhould get together in their ar
guments against arbitration, but the di
vergence serves no good to tha anthra
cite miners and bituminous operators.
All thfa pictorial polities displayed
in street car placards is dazzling to
the eyo. "Allow me." ears the candl-
date, "to present my photograph and
introduce myself. I do not know yo
and yon never heard of me, but I want
your vote." '
The spectacle of "Jim" Dahlmau de-
fying "the two Toms" should have been
caught by the camera and enlarged to
llfe size to bang In a great gold frame
on the walls of the Jacksonlan club
rooms, where It would be foreveran in
spiration to backbonelesg democrats.
Mayor Zimman is talklug right out
lu meeting as to what he proposes to
do after reflection to the council, and
what is more, hi present declarations
accord with his past record. If anm
of the otlier candidates for office would
talk up Just aa plainly they might get
the attention of the voters. "
The report ef the canvassslug board
of the primary election la plain spoken
enough as to the fact that fraud had
been attempted upon some of the bal
lots, but It gives no indication or clut
for the detection of the culprit. Wa
have yet to hear of any disposition
anywhere to ahleld the ballot fixers
should their Identity be established. If
either the county attorney or the grand
Jury can find enough evidence to make
a case the prosecution 0f the offenders
will have the complete approval of the
A tTKir BAN FRANCISCO-
At no tlm sine tha flan Francisco
disaster, not even In th terror of th
first shock nor tn the confusion of the
consuming flatties that followed, has
doubt arisen aa to whether the city
would be rebuilt. That It would h re
stored baa boon assumed as a matter of
course from the first, both by Its own
people aud by the Whole country. Now
that the feeding of the hungry people
and relief of their other Immediate ne
cessities are assured, plans for rehabili
tation are already under consideration
and will bo. prosecuted with Increasing
History will certainly repent. If It does
not surpass, Itwelf In the manner in
which the dominant spirits of the great
typical city of the Pacific coast will rise
to the emergency. It Is a notable fact
that no American city grown great by
virtue of enterprise, strategic position
and combination of commerclnl ad
vantages hiis yet been stricken by dis
aster of earthquake, fire, storm or tidal
wave, which has not been forthwith re
built upon more ei tensive, convenient,
beautiful and permanent lines. This
would happen In Pan Francisco if Its
people were less conspicuous than they
are for enterprise and civic pride.
The public declarations of leading
property owners and clUeens give prom
,se nBt tne lpon of this catastrophe
win not be unheeded, and that in re
Part to guard against recurrence. The
danger from Are, to which fcau Fran
Cisco has always been notoriously ex
posed, can in a large degree be removed,
and, Indeed, this' disaster prepares the
way for removing it. Earth tremors
present a greater difficulty, for the site
Of the city Is. within a none known to
be pecularily subject to them. But by
proper methods of construction much
can be done, as those who ore chiefly
Interested re already emphnslztng, to
minimize future earthquake damage.
The new city that will rise with all
possible speed, while some famous land
marks will be wanting, should and prob
ably will lack nothing that scientific
knowledge can suggest or that structural
and financial resources can supply to
make it to the utmost possible limit se
cure against the special liabilities of Its
location. And, terrible as the loss and
suffering from shock and fire have been,
oner permanent good result will never
theless be to obliterate many offensive
flnd njurong features, the outgrowth
of old conditions of the municlnalltv.
which could not otherwise have been
gotten rid of. The men identified with
the history and material interests of
the western metropolis who have suf
, fered such tremendous loss are entitled
to faith and sympathy when thev dem-
onstrate ability to see ' opportunity In
aiaaster ana courageously set themselves
t0 the task of .building a stronger,
greater ana nner city tnan the one
whose snioklnc. InmhtAil rnln Ho olnt
EARTHQUAKE IX8VRASCE. i:r
If may well be doubted whether the
suggestion of a special system of insur-
once against earthquake loss can -be
made practical, at least for a long time
In the future. For obvious reasons In
surance has heretofore been unable to
provide against such liability and it has
been excluded from the formal obliga-
tion of the companies. Yet practically,
because of the connection7 between earth
quake and fire, the former Is necessarily
an important although Incalculable
fore affecting the risk of fire insurance
In such casualties as at
Ban Francisco It Is obviously impossible
to draw strictly the line between losses
due solely to earthauake shock and
losses due to flr under the terma of or-
ainary Insurance policies, nor will there
0f the ability of the fire Insurance com-
I nanlea. Thtia In the case of extranrrllnar
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earthquake violence to a city, fire In.
surance becomes In some measure earth
quake Insurance, although It may ' not
be possible to make It formally or al
together legally so.
Even in these cases such application
' ,ln8uranC8 tn large
part really merely a manifestation of the
benevolent spirit which moves all classes
to contribute to the relief of the victims
of extraordinary misfortune. That
spirit must be the ultimate reliance in
tno9e rar and tremendous catastrophes
'hlca cannot be foreseen and for which
ystetnatle provision cannot be made.
Amon people like ours, rich and fur-
nlshed with quick and perfect means of
communication and organization, It can,
alwaya be depended upon to distribute
very widely much of the loss In any lo-
canity, and It must In the nature of
thlngf be exclusively depended upon for
relief from many of the worst conse-
OMAHA STSADFASTLT TORWARli.
It must t4 supremely gratifying to
every one Interested in Omaha that the
city's forward movement should be so
caa IU up" "na aowM ln tn PaBt.
for the aetback received fronc
the drouth chn of the rlJ alueties,
rol,owe1 W tne nnanclal depression
which Mag especially severe In these
parts, it baa always made steady gains,
even though the pace may by turns
have quickened or slackened.
For the last ten years Omaha baa
been noticeably on the up grade und
never more so than right now. In
every .field of commercial and indus
trial activity, whose expansion makea
for the development of a great city,
Omaha la branching out. Its railway
facilities are better now than ever be-
fore. Its manufacturing industries give
employment to a large army of wage
workers, and IU wholesale houses sup-
I ply a wldi trade territory, its retail
business la more active and Its profes
sional classes Wore busily engaged.
The bent sign for Omaha's future is
that what It bss accomplished Is roofed
In firm foundations. It Is the consensus
of opinion of all competent observers
that no city of OmahH'8 class Is freer
from the speculative innnla and from
enterprises of the air bubble variety.
There Is no possibility of a bursting
boom- because there Is no boom to burst.
On the contrary, Omaha's growth Is
characterised above all as steady going
and the prospects are for continued
growth without obstruction or Interrup
tion. People looking for a location for them
selves or for a place to Invest their
money with reasonable assurance of
good profits will And Omaha one of the
most attractive cities on the map, bar
bhXA rvnizEit a LvoimL is $ f. s a te.
The reported Intention of a majority
of the senate finance committee to enter
upon an independent Investigation of the
subject foreshadows n tedious road
which the bill freeing denaturlzed al
cohol from' tax will have to travel lu
the genate. For such an Investigation,
requiring examination and summons of
a great number of widely scattered ex
perts and other witnesses, if begun at
this point in the session, will be likely
to delay the matter till too late a period
for action, even In the absence of other
mean of defeating it.
i The bill passed almost unanimously
by the house nnd now In the hands of
the senate committee was prepared with
extreme care, the executive departments
In any way concerned with tho subject
co-operating to perfect the measure. The
house ways and means committee, hav
ing taken up the work promptly when
congress convened, devoted months to
nn exhaustive investigation, and in fact
examined thoroughly most of the wit
nesses which the senate committee
would have to call before It. The com
plete record of all this Information Is
actually before the senate committee,
and has been available to Its members
as to the. country, from (lay to day as It
Naturally, therefore,' the litfcrpreta-
tlons of tho reported purpose In the sen
ate committee now to go over all this
ground is pure hostility to tho bill and
desire for delay rather than to gain new
light on tho subject. The Immensity of
the benefit of tax-free undrlnkable aico
hoi which has commended this measure
to public approval and secured its
prompt passage in the house excites
'orrespondlug though disguised opposi
tion of tho senatorial representatives of
monopolistic Interests. The simple fact
demonstrated beyond a doubt that the
bill would create an economic ad
vantage, both for agricultural producers
and the consuming public generally,
representing an Immense saving belov.
the cost of mineral oils and other fuels
now used and largoiy supplied through
monopolistic agencies, by itself invites
obstruction and delay possible in tho
senate. Nor will it be strange If these
agencies avail to defeat the house bill,
at least so far as this session of congress
Omaha is coming gloriously to the
front with its contributions for the re
lief of the Pacific coast earthquake
and fire victims. Omaha people, how
evertwho have not yet ' Joined in the
movement but who are disposed to
subscribe to the relief fund, should
send their subscriptions. direct to Luther
Drake, treasurer of the local citizens'
committee, In the Merchants National
Bank building. Those who prefer to
contribute clothing or supplies should
send their gifts to Superintendent Mor
ris of the Associated Charities, at the
relief station, which hag been estab
lished in the basement of the city hall
It transpires that the Hon. George
W. Berge, who ran for governor on the
fusion ticket two years ago, is dead set
to run again for the game office and
refuses point blank to be- aide-tracked
to the place of i attorney general, to
make way for a slmon pure democrat
at the head of the ticket All of which
would indicate that the political bosses
of the go-called "allied reform forces"
In Nebraska are figuring1 On again try
ing to fool the people with another fu
sion hocus pocus.
Only one registration day is provided
for the coming municipal election, and
that day Is Saturday, April 28. Voters
already registered from the place of
their present residence need not do so
again, but all who have moved or who
have, become eligible to vote since last
year's election, or who failed for any
reason to register last year, will have
to appear personally before the regle
trara la their respective districts on
that day or be barred from tho polls
on election day.
People who want successful business
men in the city council will vote for
George Cott for councilman from the
Tenth ward. 'Mr. Cott is a young man
who baa spent most of his life here in
Omaha aud thoroughly identified him
self with the community, being particu
larly familiar with the needs of the
south side in the matter of public im
provements.- Ilia election will start the
new Tenth ward out, right in ita repre
sentation in the council.
The new state normal building at
Kearney has been duly accepted. The
forthcoming Nebraska legislature may
take notice that the demands of the
normal school already exceed the fa
cilities and that appropriations for ad
ditional buildings are tiie next thing ln
Former1 Attorney General Prout comes
back to Nebraska as a visitor from Ok
lahoma. This emigration of so many of
our state onVcr to distant climes as
soon as their official tenures terminate
does not apeak Well Tor their loyalty to
the ople who have bnnrd them.
The Rnamri ( Talk.
After Senator Knnx and Suooner hnve
replied to Sennlor Bailey and Senator
Rayner has again replied to Senators Knox
and Snooner then It may bo a favorable
opportunity for Senator Tillman to appeal
to Senator Aldrlch to let the senate vote
i'rablnar the t'oal t'amblne.
The selection of Messrs. Simpson and
Hughe to prosecute railroad companies
that have violated tha law against com
binations In their relation with the trans
portation of coal and oil Indicates that the
Department of Justine is determined to get
at the farts. As a legal pump Mr. Hughes
establlsKed hla reputation In the insurance
l'eaalty for WronaTdolnav.
For Oi-oene and Oajnor to work out tho
enormous fine that haa been Imposed upon
them would keep them busy far Into eter
nity. The greater tha money sentence,
however, the greater will the Inducement
be for them to raise the mean to pay
what they owe the government. The moral
effect will be good. To furnish the money
will be a greater terror to evlldoera than
the penitentiary. The lmprlaonment pen
alty haa to b paid, anyhow.
Oatlawlngr Electoral Corraa)tla.
Philadelphia Record. '
Although It la classed with the Insurance
reform bills, the measure which ha passed
both houses of the New York legislature
forbidding campaign contributions by cor
porations Is general In It terma and ap
plies to any Incorporated company conduct
ing business within the state. The two
great commonwealths of New York and
Pennsylvania, embracing within their
boundaries 15.0110,000 Inhabitants, having
outlawed this form of electoral corruption,
the criminality of Buch contribution to
Influence the result of elections will not
fall to be Impressed on the legislatures of
adjoining states and ultimately on the law
making bodies of all- parts of the union,
Minnesota papers-must not describe hang
lngs, but they still are at liberty to print
an obituary of the deceased.
Careful conversationalists will remember
that the proper name of that Russian na
tional assembly la Ocsudarstvennaja Duma.
Decrepit old Geronlmo, chief and most
noted warrior of the once famous and
ferocious Apache tribe, Is critically 111 at
his home on the Fort Sill reservation.
Dr. Carl Jugund, an amateur naturalist
and ornithologist of Hamburg, Germany,
has the greatest collection of Easter eggs
In the world. He lias been an enthusiaatlc
collector for years.
Charles Rousseliere, a Frenchman, who
was a blacksmith until tils voice attracted
attention and he was sent to Paris to study,
will appear In the United States next year
and will be paid 11,600 per night.
Andrew Lang once Wrote to Israel Zang
will to ask him to take part In an author s
reading for the benefit of a charity, and
received In reply the following laconic incs
sage: "If Lang will I. Zungwill."
, Horace F. Brown a. mining engineer of
national reputation., has Just died In Chi
cago. He was an authority on mine and
mettallurgy, being ..the,-. author of several
text booka used In, th 'mining schools of
Thomas Lewis, the' son of an African
king, who Is studying medicine at the
Syracuse university, haa devised charoc
tera to express the language of his tribe.
He propose to translate the Bible and to
introduce the Christian religion among the
natives. His home Is In Liberia, and upon
the completion of hi course he expects to
become a medical missionary to hla people.
ME AMD THE DAXGER.
How Would To Apt In a Calamity
Bach a Befell San Franclacof
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
When a grat catastrophe such aa that
at San Francisco occupies the public mind
a question which must certainly auggest
Itself to every mind Is the one of how
the person borrlfled at such a calamity
would meet a similar experience. ..There
are men whose experience haa not been
narrow or restricted, and who have, In the
course of an average lifetime, been called
to meet aituatlona Involving aome of the
elements of personal danger, who can form
no Just conception of such a sudden, swift
and paralysing danger a that which came
to our western coast Tuesday morning
Even those of thl generation who were
also of the one preceding, and know what
It is to feel the shock of war, are probably
without any adequate Idea of what they
would do In the face pf such an enemy as
that- which rose unheralded out of th sea
at the Golden Gate. The unexpected ad
vane of a martial enemy can be aeen, at
least for a time, and measurably prepared
for, before th close. On a field of action
ther Is a degree of method, there Is order,
system and discipline, so long as head ore
cool and nerves steady. Death comes, but
It comes against intelligent as well a
In thinking of a storm at sea it is ponbl
ble to Imagine that one might retain
control of the faculties to the point' of
being able to take every possible oppor
tuntty offering Itelf for safety. Whether
this might not,' In the presence of th
danger, be nothing more than Imagination
it 1 none .th lea true that th breaking
up of a vessel ln mid-ocean doe not pre
sent. In many cases, vantage point of re
alatanc to death which the collected man
will use agalnat a fate to which one less
fortunate would aurely surrender. A man
capable of quick and accurate thinking ln
the presence of any Imminent catastrophe,
and who I well aware that auch a faculty
can often save life In the last extremity
I nevertheless forced to admit that a fac
ulty of that kind would have no play when
confronted with auch a audden and ap
palling rise of the death apecter as that
seen tn San Francisco. In a great eonfl.v
gratlon In a crowded building there la quit-
use for all the aeniie, and often to som
good end. In a destructive cyclone, Intel
ligence and compoaur of mind can not
the direction of the wind und choose from
all a building t(ie point of greatest resist
ance and leaat danger. In practically every
aort of accident by field or Hood there la
chance for mind and nrve to assert them
selves with at least a hope of success.
But the question of what a nian would
have don if caught in the vortex on th
California shore must remain unanswered,
unless we giv It th only possible anawer
and say that he could hava done nothing
Then the queation will arise of how a man
should best Illustrate bis helplessness. Th
chief of the San Franclsco-flr department
baa given th best possible answer to this.
He could do nothing, but he gave hla Ufa
ln trying todo that duty which he felt
he should at least make an effort to do,
Buying at hla post was th only thing
poaatbl to htm, and there be died. And
thl la the full and complete answer, after
all. to th question of what a man could
do under auch circumstance.
-! OP TUB K4HTHQI AKF..
lent at a Profeaaor la I lerlly mt
The nature nnd cause of earthquake In
eneral and the aelsmlo physics of San
Francisco In particular engsge widespread
ttentlon Just now. Geographers, geolo-
st, astronomers and laymen are con-
rltiutlng to the literature of the tremblor
variety of theories, assumption and
ueaaos. Rogardtng the Immediate cause ,
of the disaster on the Pacific coast the '
New York Sun quote with approval the
opinion of Prof. John Ii Conte. professor
of geology In the t'nlverslty of California,
ne of the world geological authorillee.
His explanation Is based upon the moun
tain contours of t the coast of California
from the Sttnta Barbara channel northward
to the Golden Gate, ln thl region are
represented two peninsulas, one visible, the
other to be discovered through examina
tion of the altitudes upon the map corre
sponding to existing geological feature.
Thl second and greater peninsula com
prise the Monte Diablo and Coast ranges.
separated from tho Sierra elevation by the
lluvlal soil of the low lying valley of the
San Jon.iuln. This valley la contoured by
th level of 100 fet and lower for a con
siderable portion of It length, and prac
tically all of It lie below the level of SOO
feet. The partition thereby accomplished
between the Sierra mountain mas and the
oaatal mountains Is sufficiently pronounced
to Indicate what wa at no remote period
an extensive peninsula.
Thla valley of the San Joaquin Ilea above
the line of a geological fault, at a depth
which can only be estimated as aomewhere
about a mile. The artesian well borings
which have been abundantly prosecuted In
the counties of Merced. Fresno, Kings and
Kern afford evidence looking toward such
a determination of bedrock depth. On the
ocean side the continental shelf Is ex
tremely narrow. The great peninsula pre-
. . . . . , . V. n
Bents a most precipitous aspect iuwmu
ocean basin. It Is Interrupted al Intervals
by deep submarine gorges extending close
to the shore.
The oceanic basin of the PHotflc Is
throughout a region of volcanic upheavel
and seismic disturbance.
Conditioned on the one side by the known
fault of the San Joaquin valley and on the
other by the volcanic activity of the Pa
cific basin, the greater peninsula ln gen
eral and the visible peninsula of Ban Fran
cisco In particular have always been sub
ject, so far as the memory of white set
tler can go, to frequent Bhocks of earth
quake. In the last score or more of year
eelsmographlc observatories have been
maintained at several points about Ban
Francisco bay, and the records have been
sufficiently studied to afford data for com
prehension of the varied earth wavs which
have made themselves felt either to tha
perception of the citlxen of the Golden
Gate or to the sensitive Instruments. Such
observations have been conducted by Prof.
George Davidson, for many year In charge
of the const and geodetic survey upon the
Paclflo coast, by Prof. Charles Btirekhalter
of the Chabot observatory In Oakland, and
by the Btaff of the Lick observatory on
Careful Inspection of these record shows
that two systems of earthquake disturb
ances act upon San Francisco. Those of
he lighter series show a wave movement
beginning In one of the easterly quadrant
and more commonly In the southeastern.
This serle of light shocks Is attributed to
the slip along the tine of the San Joaquin
fault. While they may occur at any season
of tho year they are more frequently ob
served when the Ban Joaquin river Is run
ning bank high under the influence of the
melting snow ln the foothills of the Sierra.
That such'! a condition ha recently exuuea
I made clear by the report within less
than a month of floods In the Interior val
leys of the state. Assuming, as the geolo
gist do, that the fault In the valley lies
near the root of th Monte Diablo range
on the wetern edge of the alluvial plain. It
will be aeen that the physical factors in
volving the slip are very almple; There Is
wide flat plain bounded on the west ny
line of weaknes ln the rock support.
When this plain Is carrying an abnrtrmal
weight of water the tendency 1 to braa
downward at the line of the fault. This
tendency will produce a Jar In the mountain
mass which will be rapidly communicated
to Its furthest extremity.
The earthquake, which liave their origin
ln the dUturbance to wnicn tne oceamo
basin Is subject, alwaya approach Ban
Francisco from the direction of the south
west quadrant. These have been uniformly
more violent than thoee who origin i
attributed to the San Joaquin fault. While
the record of San Francisco earthquake
up to the present have exhibited a mild
type, the damage to property having hith
erto been alight, it would appear from the
extent and violence of th present tremblor
that both causes had for one united.
The nosslblllty of auch simultaneous ao-
tlon of the two known selsmlo factors of
the greater peninsular had been forseen
bv Prof. Le Conte. He. stated that If at
any time an earthquake wave of only mod
erate violence ahould oome In from th
oceanic baln ln sufficient strength to Jar
the coastal mountain masses at a period
when th San Joaquin valley waa bearing
ita maximum weight of water th condi
tion would be ripe for simultaneous shocks
from th southwest and from tha souths
east. In such a condition, wnu neitner
of th shock by ltelf would b capabl
of doing any great amount of damag to
building In San Franclaco, the combina
tion of two distinct set of wavea might
prove too much for any work of man to
In apite of the declarations of soma
cientlst that ther can be no possible
connection between th eruption of Mount
Vesuvlu and the earthquak at San Fran
clco," says the New York Times." others
ar Inclined to view certain facta In re
gard to recent seismic and volcanlo activ
ity as, to aay the least, suggestive.
"Laat month ther wa a avr earth
quake in the Island of Formosa, and many
live were lot ther. while an enormous
amount of damag wa don. A few day
ago ther waa another earthquake In the
ame Island! Still greater havoc wa
caused by It than the earthquak In
March, but fewer live were lot, aa far
as' la known at present, the reason being
that the people were warned In time.
"Ten day ago the eruption of Mount
Vesuvius reached It height and devas
tated the country around the volcano,
covering an enormous territory with ashes
and caused the loss of hundreds of live.
"On Tuesday night word wa received
from Pitlgork, Ciscaucasia, that there
had been two severe earthquake shock
th prevlou day in Northern Caucasia.
"The same night a telegram from Ma
drid aald that th newspapers ther re
ported that th long dormant volcano on
Palma, the largest of the Canary Islands,
wa showing sign of eruption, column of
mok issuing from th crater.
"Ther I on very remarkable clrcum
tanc In regard to all thla vicinity. All
th place mentioned Formosa, Southern
Italy. Caucasia and th Canary Islands
lie within a belt bounded by line a llttl
north of th fortieth parallel and a llttl
south fif th thirtieth parallel. Sun Fran
cisco 1 Just south of tha fortieth parallel,
while Naplea la Just north of It. Th lat
itude of Calabria, where th terribl tarth
quak occurred laat year, I th asm aa
that of th territory affaoted by the
arlhauak ln th Vnlted State. "
Within the means of everyone.
Tht "Rivtnidt" movtmtnt h trticutrly ecommendeJrtudt (n tl tht
Grand Island Independent: Editor Rose.
water Would come more nearly, and much
more nearly, representing all of the people
of th state than any msn from Douglas
county yet mentioned.
Wakefield Republican: Edward Roee-
water of Omaha is getting considerable
favorable comment for the office of United
States senator. Mr. Rosewater Is cer
tainly well qualified for tho position.
Bancroft Blade: Th republican state
convention will this year again endorse
a Candidate -for the Vnlted States senate,
which means the saving of considerable
money. If an Omaha man is to be en
dorsed, by all mean let It be Rosewater.
Utlca Sun: The Sun would like to see
Editor Rosewater of The Omaha Bee be
come a candidate for Vnlted Sttaes sen
ator because It believe that no better
man could be selected than he Is to suc
ceed Senator Millard. If It Is to be a re
publican he would be a great credit to the
party which he represents.
Humboldt Leader: The name of E. Rose
water of Omaha Is being prominently men
tioned In connection with the United States
senatorshlp and It must fee admitted that
he would be a great Improvement over
some who have pretended to represent Ne
braska In the upper branch in the past
Hi would at least be "doing something."
Oakland Independent: Omaha republican
are undecided whether to put forward
Senator Mills rd, John L. Webster or Ed
ward Rosewater as candidate for senator.
Whichever I supponed te be the strongest
competitor ln the race against Norrls
Brown will receive th boost. The repub
lican state convention will endorse a candi
date. Wahoo New Era: The sentiment among
th rank and file of the republican voters
of this state In favor of E. Rosewater
for senator 1b constantly increasing, so
much so that by convention time It will be
an Irresistible force, brushing aalde corpora
tion groomed and "literary bureau" candi
dates. Rosewater Is no unknown quality
or quantity nor a "pig In a poke."
Nelsdn Gatette: Edward Rosewater of
Omaha 1 again mentioned In' connection
with the United State senatorshlp. We
doubt If there 1 a more capable man ln
the State for the place nor a closer friend
to th right of the common masse, but
It I doubtful If he can run the gauntlet
of the politician, who, in the case of thl
particular office, are decidedly It.
Syracuse Journal: Bom of the publisher
of corporation newspaper of th state are
having conniption fit over th fact that
Norria Brown appears . to be gaining a
strong hold on the hearts of the people.
Notwithstanding th vanttngs of these rail
road ridden publications, th people will be
heard from at th proper time, and Norrls
Brown or some other fearless sdvocat of
their cau will be named aa Mr. Millard's
Norfolk Press: John L. Webster has been
formally placed In the field a another
Omaha candidate for United State sena
tor. Just wher Millard leaves oft and
Webatar begin In Douglas county remains
to be seen, and will be developed In the
near future. In the meantime Douglas
county republicans may aa well make up
their minds that the only Omaha candidate
who can command a respectable following
out ln the state Is Edward Rosewater.
Emerson Enterprise: John I. Webster's
boom for United States senator waa form
ally launched by his Omaha friends a few
daya ago. Omaha now has three announced
candidate. Senator Millard, Q. W. Wat
tle and John L. Webster. Editor Edward
Rosewater, who la not an avowed candi
date, la receiving much favorable mention.
In order to be strong In the senatorial
contest, the metropolis should unit on
Its bast man, for It look now aa though
It would be Omaha against the state.
Takamah Journal: Underneath all ther
is the Idea prevalent In the minds of two
thirds of the republicans of the state that
In th person of Edward Roaewater one
can find all th element neoeaaary to make
an Ideal candidate for Nebraska repub
lican to unite upon. And It would not be
surprising or unexpected If that Idea Bhould
b formulated into a demand for his candi
dacy ere th state convention shall cas
Its labors, notwithstanding pras bureau
politics and railroad trading stock candi
dates. Table Rock Argus: Ther is a growing
If he tells you to take Ayer's Cherry
Pectoral foryour severe cough or
bronchial trouble, then take it. If he
has anything better, then take that,
only get well as soon as possible,
that's the object. Doctors have pre
scribed this medicine for sixty years.
We have no secrets! We publish
the formulas of all our medicines.
ataa th . . Arm Os., LwU, Msm.
AIM auajoMn ar
AY' sUIl YIOOB For th half. ATkR'S PILLS For eMttlpattoa.
AIM'S SaitaAraEliXA rt th Mta. ATIK't GU C0E-"f atajarla S4 a(.
sentiment throughout the state for Edward
Rosewater for United States senator. la
years past Mr. Rosewater has been a sup
porter of the Idea of honesty In official
life, of official control of corporations; and
many of the other theories now advocated
by the republican party, and has made A
consistent battle for them all the years of
his public lifo. There Is little doubt In the
mind of the Argus editor that Mr. Roue
water is stronger today with the masses
of republicans throughout the state than he
ever was before.
Beatrice Sun: The name of Edward Rose
water has been mentioned aa a candidate
for the United State senate. Mr. Roue,
water I a stronger man thnn this stat
ha cnt to the senate, unless It might he
W. V. Allon. Rosewster la a well in
formed niHn, a man of Idcns, and one wlo
has the courage of his convictions. He has
been a consistent friend of the people
ngainxt thiencroachments of the corporn
tlons. and has not permitted party tlea to
load him from what he regarded as an
honest pense of duly. In the senate Rose
water would be a man of Influence.
Lincoln Journal: In Omaha they seem to
be squaring themselves off for a fight be
tween Senator Millard and John L. Webster
for local support for the senatorshlp. The
friends of Norrls Brown out In the state
are Inclined to look upon the struggle with
equanimity, for It really doesn't make
much difference to them who comes out
on top. The elate 1 going to mnka th
senator, and neither Millard nor Webster
will be able to command much support
beyond the boundaries of Douglas county.
The fact is, that any mail who can get
Douglas under' existing circumstances Isn't
likely to make much of an Inroad upon
the Brown strength out In the state. Ther
Is one man who can get a few counties on
his anti-monopoly record of a generation
ago, and It Is not safe yet to say that he
has been put entirely tiron the shelf. That
man la E.v Rosewater.
"Now remember that this Is a wild and
woolly country. B careful how you flirt
with another man's Vile."
"Are they apt to shoot?"
"No: but they are mighty apt to get a
divorce In your favor." Louisville Courier
Journal. Mrs. Browne I've Just coma from Mrs.
Toungpop's. I can't Imagine a prettier pic
ture than a young mother putting her baby
Mrs. Malaprop No; especially If she's
slngln' a pretty . ollbl to . Philadelphia
The English nobleman, although not rich,
waa up to date.
And every costume that he wore was
bo when he married Mis Van Rox ther
can be no dispute
That he was quite consistent, for he wor
a buslneas suit. Cleveland Leader.
"You ask ma If I ever failed In any rol
I attempted." repeated tha great actor.
"Ye, one when I tried to look ilk a ober
"""Why," exclaimed' hi friend, "your'r
always sober. You never did drink, did
"No, but on this occasion I was taking
two drunken friends home." Philadelphia
"Doctor." said the patient upon whom the
hospital surgeon had Just operated for ap
pendicitis, "you're the same surgeon that
amputated the first finger of my right hand
when I had It crushed ln a railroad accident
a few months ago, ain't you?"
"Yes," answered the surgeon.
"Well, you got my Index then, and now
you've got my appendix. I hope you ar
satisfied." Chicago Tribune.
I'd like t' be a kid agin an play
An' chaa my young sweetheart a runnf.
An' fetch 'er
Back so' thet she'd be it; er knock th' ball
Uv thet ol" fence an' dim' up ther an" fall
I'd Ilk t' chasa aroun' an' hunt, yeh know,
Treea, an' ln th' summer Jea' f go
Er go a-huntln' when th leaves had 111
An' tear my clothe an' go back horn an'
Jimmlny crickets! v
An', runnln' barefoot, stick my foot agin'
An' on the crick hunt wilier with sap In,
An' w'en th' clrcu come, Je' feed a mule
An' let 'em ketch u ther' away from
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