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TIIE OMAIIA DAILY BEE: SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 190
Tiie Omaha Daily Bee.
roa TMA s TKR9 IV rotirirfl. tral America to tbe south, conntrlcs
Politicians laughed when President that have a common Interest, common
FOUNDED BY EDWARD rosewater. Roosevelt, soon after bis inauguration needs and a common destiny.
two year ago, issued a notice warning
VICTOR ROBCTFATER, EDITOR.
Trn nv oi'tiam l PTinN.
pHlly hf (without Sunday), ons year.. 4 00
X H.Jir Uct anil Sunday, out year 00
TDK UOUSK ROT DBCISIOH.
While every patriotic citiwu of Ne
braska will gladly concur In the ruling
of the supreme court that Governor
unday lie, oris vuar
Saturday bc, ens yar
postmasters throughout the country
Entrd at Orn.h. noitofflM as ssoond- from undue activity In party politics.
class matter. I rt(r., in v, .mailer tiiwna
uc yj sw vv 11 1 v. t o su k u '
and even In some of the largvr cities
had been used for years as rewards for gher. 8UOuld be entitled to occupy
political workers, and had come to be the executlve mansion free of rent, the
recognirMl as very Important cogs In dwrlB,on by whlclj that has been
the polIUcal machines of senators and obtalueJ wlll we believe, be ranked
eoncrsinen. The chairman or tue , h reral tD(,r frrakj, perpetrated
Address complaint, of irr'ruiritif in da- county committee who produced the by our SUprerue court, such as the de
very to City Circulation Department best results in a congressional election I ..... . nh l
uniuu ufvuu iuh luu b a Diruui ij .
almost invariably appeared at Wash- not a clprkt fcnd the deci80I1 that two
lngton soon afterwards with eitner an rallroadg jolnlna common points of
application for his own appointment as de8UnaUon are not parallel and com
postmaster at his home town or as me py roads.
bearer or endorsements ror some can- The .ianguftge o( our constitution Is
dldate of his naming. This practice p,Rln and expUcltt to the effect that
nan ritwma mi iron orfl T n n r Tnfl Tlresi- I -. .
DrurTTi vrra I not oniy tne iravernor, out wviy c
Rmi k, rtraft nri or postal order, dent's order on the subject was not I nnnr B,Bti receive no
En iVnt itaf . revived in VVment 6f taken seriously In many quarters, i ro- other emoIument or perquisite by vir
omihVurt.rShtnkcrn"eptidn test8 Dared ,a from PlltIc,ai19 and tne of his office than the salary pre
THE BEE PUBLISHING COMPANY. memDers oi congress join m ui- Bcribed in the constitution. The court
, tlon to the order, the senate going so construe8 the free occupancy of the
fttt. of N.hru no,iia. county. : t&r as to withhold confirmation of post- p-,,,.!, mnuslon to be the same as
..'JST 'hof,e appointments had not the free w o ecutlre office in
worn. ssvs that the Bcr.ii number ot 'full met the endorsement of the political state house, and therefore to be
nd oomnf-te ropte. of The nally. MornlnS, .,,,, flffnr wn, fln ' .. . ..... .
jtvning ana nunnay km pnmm nuniun, ..uui.i. I simply a pari oi ine equiymuui iui'
roonin oi tconinrf. wi, was u "" nnhlll one. hut he has made irreat proe- v, .v. .. ki- tk. rwff.
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IT 30,390 ress ana ne nas just lumisiifu iuui Crnor to perform his duties .properly.
It s'830 illustration of the fact that his order
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ujruui. jum " "'i k i fleciarea. is an tne more necessary
A republican congressman from In-
DEIJVERED BT CARRIER.
tlly Bee (lnrludln Sunday). pT wek..l5o
I)ally (without Hundayi, per week.,..10o
Evening bee (without Punday), per week. 60
Evenlt, liee (with Sunday), per week..,.10o
Omaha The Bee Building.
Bouth Omaha City Hall Bunding.
Cmmrll H!ulT 10 Pearl Street.
Chicago 1640 fnity Building. .
New York-IMS Horn Life Insurance Bid.
Washington Sol Fourteenth Street.
Communication relating to news and ed
itorial matter nhould be addreaeed: Omaha
iiee, Editorial Department
on a long line of manufactured nrtlclos
that have heretofore been boUKut In the
Anierli-an markets. "The I.ily of the
Snows" is evidently going to try another
method of encouraging reciprocal trade
rplntlnna with thA hnitglity nolghlMtr on
The fuslonlsts are beginning to worry
for fear the republicans will adjourn
the lejrlslature without completing their
work. In this, as In other matters, the
wish Is father to the thought. If the
republicans would only follow the
fusion program how happy all would
be, but they won't. The business
which called them together will be
thoroughly dispatched before the pres
ent legislature returns home.
The Improvement league has deter
mined on Saturday as a general
clean-up day. The sentiment is good,
but it should be extended to make every
day a clean-up day. Don't wait for the
health officer, but get busy on your own
11 .' 31,750
President Mellen of the New York,
New Haven & Hartford spent only fif
teen minutes at his conference nt the
White House. That may soem like a
short visit to those who do not know
how much Mr. Roosevelt can say In
for the governor because the constltu-
dlana. who w as defeated for re-election tlon mtikeB lt imperative upon him to
4. .'.!!.'. ao,Bao last fall, has already started to recon- resIde at the state capital.
It 32,080 struct Ills' political machine through the nie fact Is, however, that the con-
JJ H'lll postofflee route. He applied for ap- emution requires other officers besides
Zl 33.130 poinimeni lor unnsoii as posiuiumrr m tbe goveri,or to reside at the state capi-
Muncle and secured endorsements from ti jt rieclaiva that "the Kovernor.
George Gould explains to his stock
holders that the Increased cost of opera
ting his rnllronds Is due to the advance
n the price of labor and fuel. Mr.
Gould neglected to state that the pa
trons of the road still pay the bills.
763 every republican member of the In- gry 0 gtate, auditor of public ac-
dlana legislature, most or tne state our- and treasurer shall reside at the
Less unsold and returned copies.
mar wnimi . . .noo.va. i ...... ... i
Dally avernro 31,677 c1fUs ana 1111 or tt)0 Vart? ipaaers, not ot government during their terms
CHARLES C. ROSE WATER,
Subscribed In my presence and eworn to
before me this 1st day of March.
(Seal) M. B. HUNQATB,
WIIKN OCT OF TOWR.
Subscribers tearing; tbe city tem
porarlly ahoald hats The Be
mailed t them. Address will be
ebaaged as often as requested.
The court to the governor: "What's
the constitution between friends?"
only for his own appointments but for of oft" jf froe house rent Is proper
candidates for other vacancies in his pqnipmeiit for the governor, and wlth
dlstrlct The formidable array of en- ollt thfi prohibition airainst wraulsltes
dorsements went to the president, who of offlce for nlm jt wouid gurely come
examined them carefully and then ap- withln the same category for the other
pointed an entirely different set of post- officers lust named.
masters than those endorsed. The po- Carrying the comparison still fur
lltical game was too evident The repub- tber the constitution requires every
llcans of that Indiana district have been membcr of the legislature to be in at-
reminded forcibly that lt Is risky busl- tendance upon the biennial sessions at
ness to disobey the president in this tnc Beat 0f government not less than
matter. sigtv dnvs. It savs. further, "that
The reorganization of the Postofflee neither members of tbe legislature nor
department has made lt easier for the employes shall receive any pay or per
presldent to carry out his policy of dl- quiBites other than their salaries and
vorcing the postal service from politics, mileage." Under the free house rent
Mr. Cortelyou, while a politician to his deoision nothing would prevent the
-Tmt irmir annetjto." anva a holth " l"D ""- legislature rrom purcnasing or renung
magazine. Most of us are willing to do cal P"" of the game M U ,s pUyed ,n with .the state's money a hotel for the
me runn uinrjcis, tiuu uo wbb i free accommodation or its memoers
moved by appeals of politicians to ad- during the time they are required to
Tho doctors now in Session in Omaha hre to the old plan. The new postmaa- at Lincoln.
are having a hot time, but are not dlf- ter general, George von i sieyer, nas uow far the court would bo willing
ferent from other folks in this regard, been in the diplomatic servlco for years to stretch the equipment of office theory
and is wholly out of touch with political 0f course remains to be seen. An ln-
"How did Adam make a Are In the machines which have made the output dulgent legislature might provide tha
garden of Eden?" asks Mark Twain, of postmasters a specialty. Under the atate officers each with an automobile
Adam got his Are through eating an new plan, fourth-class postmasters have with which to inspect state institutions
apple. I been practically taken out of politics and the members of the supreme court
and their commissions now run during might come in for a few favors In the
Omaha bowlers at the St. Louis tour- Rood sorviee. Efforts of the admlnis- eeneral distribution.
. a a . . . . . 1 I I
nanient are maaing a very nne snowing, tratlon are now being directed to con- The house rent decision illustrates the
ThU is a habit Omaha sportsmen hare vjnrfng politicians and postmasters that length to which a court will go to ac-
Ncbraska railroad managers did their
best to have the terminal tax proposition
placed In the unwritten law class.
0, but are prevented by the grocer.
wherever they go.
That Chicago professor who thinks the
art of courtship is being neglected ought
to spend the heated term at almost any
of the summer resorts.
Tbe passing of the pass Is not unac
companied by some sorrow that finds
lta expression in levity, but the pass
will pass Just the same.
the entire membership of the postal compllsh a good purpose, at tbe risk of
service, including postmasters, carriers, making Itself ridiculous. The governor
rural delivery carriers and clerks that Is now legally entitled under the con-
they owe their first duty to the federal stitution to free house rent, but lt ought
government and patrons of the service to be written into that document, so
rather than to the congressman of the that anyone can read it. Just the same.
A peculiar condition exlstB in Russia,
where property owners are complaining
OVR TRADE IN Till UJilEKT.
Statistics of foreign commerce usu- because bomb throwers, by their poor
allv are dull reading, but the report marksmanship in aiming at men
Railroad managers state lt Is neces- for the seven months' operations ending marked for removal," are killing lnno-
eary for them to raise the freight rates, with January furnish some very interest- uymuuuem uuu ue8lrojiug vmuauie
Heretofore the shipper has always felt ing information that must be far from en- property, in tne aemana ror rerorm in
the necessity of raisin the rates. eouraglng to manufacturers and others uirecuou n ua u-u ulfhiu uiai
who have been actively working for 018 assassins De canea in ana a rew
That mule thut started the Honduras- years in an effort to accomplish "Amer- Kentucky feudists take the place of tho
Nicaragua war may now be turned into tea's commercial invasion of the orient" 6omt throwers, ine suggestion is
the same pasture with Mrs. O'Leary'i While reports show that American ex- KOod one ,f tne "Wrk ' murder must
cow that started the Chicago fire. nnrta to Enroth. South America and go on. The Kentucky feudist will do
Canada Increased in the seven months the work more expdltlouly and satis
In spite of the fact that San Fran- . . . . t eioo.ooo.ooo. We lost faetorily than It has been done in the
Cisco is one of the strongest organized , ,20.000.000 the value of our Pat The Innocent bystander would be
labor cities In the country, the graft .uta perfectly safe, unless the feudist's eye
exposers are allowed to work overtime. a K,m.AnnnM nf t,,a and trigger finger have lost their eun-
mo. o.rn in iioh. t I nlng. If the Russian anarchisU decide
WVUiCV Uivl V 'aT sT u AM Q aa V v a
recent renort. ahowinff the develonment to consider the proposition seriously.
of Japan's export trade. Since the con- they naT b assured that Kentucky will
elusion of the Russ-Jap war, the Japan- ,ad t0 ,oan ,ts entlre "PPlv of reud"
ese evidently have turned all their anarpsnooters, on conoiuon mat mey
.n.rn tn . war nf oo.n.imrclal con- Buppnea wun return ucsbts.
Perhaps the most touching tribute
that could be paid to the memory of
Thomas Bailey Aldrlch would be the in
scription on his tomb of this stanza from
the poem he wrote but a few days be
fore his death, in memory of the poet
They do not die who leave their thought
Imprinted on soma deathless page.
Themselves may pass; the spell they
Endures on earth from age to age.
And thou, whose voire but yesterday
Fell upon charmed listening ears,
Thou shalt not know the touch of year
Thou boldest time and chance at bay
Prairie fires in western Nebraska re
mind os that the state isn't all grown
up yet Ample room for expansion
may be found within Nebraska's bor
A Kansas man has made affidavit quest Its first field of operation is in
that be recently saw a rat with horns. China. While professing to support the
Still, some Kansans insist that the pro- open door policy in Manchuria, Japan
Elbltion law is being enforced In that la extending Its sphere of commercial
state. influence in that territory. American
exports to China have decreased by $15,
Upton Sinclair Insists that the de- 000,000 in the seven months ending with
i traction of nellcon hall was the work January and Japan's exports to China
of an Incendiary, and those Chicago have increased by about $20,000,000.
packers may as well begin preparing The conclusion is inevitable. Japan has
their aubls. ceased importing American manufac
tured goods except railway material and
Oorernor ueneen or Illinois, who has articlee needed for immediate appilca-
beea tn conference with President Roose-
Telt looks very much like Mayor Mc-
Clellan of New York. The resemblance
Is purely physical.
Several Nebraska towns are arrang
ing to celebrate Uielr prosperity. May
festivals or harvest home festivals are
splendid Indications of the conditions
prevailing in the state.
tlon in lnduHtrial development Japan
is doing its own manufacturing. The
purchase of a large consignment of
American farm machinery, automobiles
or other manufactured articles one year
Is followed by the production of these
articles the next year in Japanese fac
tories, and Japan is today practically
buying nothing from America but raw
materials, which are promptly turned
President Ripley of the Santa Fe lnu ,D8 nmsneu proaucts ana orrerea
charges President Roosevelt with having lu the oriental markets in competition
started a brush fire" against the rail- WUQ mencan manufacturers, a compe-
. road. At any rate, he seems to have ti0on that U k6ea' owln to
succeeded in smoking 'em out aupp'7 or cheap but intelligent labor and
knowledge of the needs of the Asiatic
President Rooaevelt hus been making consumers.
some more federal appointments in Ohio. Tne American government bas spent
An applicant is pretty sure of an ap- much effort, time and money la the d
pointment In Ohio, If be can Induce velopraent of the Asiatic trade, but the
Senators Foraker and Dick to endorse progress made haa been far from satis-
bls rival. I factory. The poor showing made In the
report under discussion doubtless will
The eudden death of General Wint strengthen the plan of Scretary Root,
win be much deplored by Omaha people who contend that the American rnanu-
Symptoma of Cold Feet.
In deciding; to soe the president one by
one the railroad presidents would seem to
have loet their faith In the safety of
Wide Open Kl-ld.
Nebraska is about to join the states that
deslgnato their United States senators nt
the primaries. This may give Colonel
Bryan a chance for a bird In the hand.
Sob far the Old Days.
Mr. Beverldge laments the passing of the
good old times when United States senators
lived at boarding houses, There were great
compensations In those days. If a grand
looking young man couldn't be cock of the
walk at the capltol he could at least be the
stellar attraction at the hush foundry.
Cheerful Prospect for Warriors.
New Tork World.
A French wireless telegraphy expert says
that the explosion on the battleship lena
may nave been due to tho leakage of sec
ondary Hertslan waves from the wlrelesJ
apparatus In the powder magazine. A
cheerful prospect for those that go down
to the sea In ships, If the wireless docs
things like that
Too Much Awakening;.
The United States gave Japan Its start In
civilization and educated many of Its young
men who became leaders In the making of
modern Japan. Now John D. Rockefeller
proposes to give $60,000,000 to start an awak
enlng In China. Perhaps we have some rea
son to regret the awakening unless we find
some satisfactory means of checking what
we are pleased to call the "yellow peril.
OTHER LAI TI1A OIHI.
The visit of Right llrv. Thomas CV(Vr
man, bishop ot Ploux Falls, 8. D., to Konie
was the means of securing from IVpe Tins
X a significant expression on the moving
catifie if the separation of church and
state In France. According to Hie uis
patches his holiness said to the bishop of
Sioux Falls that Archbishop Ireland had
correctly stated the reasons for the con
flict when he declared that the French
bishops and leading Catholic laymen failed
to heed the advice of 1a-o XIII. The ad
dress of Archbishop Ireland In which he
charged the churchmen of France with op-
! position to the republic was delivered last
December shortly after the separation law
became operative. Being thoroughly fa
miliar with the situation In France, know
ing from personal experience the hostile at
titude of the reactionaries, he gave expres
sion to facts within his knowledge facts
now admitted by his holiness. Pope Leo
XIII realized early In his reign the conse
quences of clerical antagonism to the re
public and issued his famous encyclical
calling upon the bishops and clergy of
France to support the republic heartily. He
reiterated repeatedly this earnest and sin
cere advice and continued to the end of
his lifo a consistent supporter of that pol
icy, which was warmly seconded by his sec
retary of state. Cardinal Ranipolla. The
failure of the French clergy to heed the
commands of their superior Is previously
responsible for the deplorable condition of
the church todoy. Radicalism and socialism
found Justification and gathered strength
from tho disastrous policy of chaining the
church to the chariot ot royalists. "As we
look back over the last thirty-five years of
French history," comments the New York
Sun, "wo can understand why so many
French republicans should have come to
the concluclon that between them and
those clericals who would not listen even
to tha pope It was a duel to the death.
Into XIII did his best to close the breach,
and for the miscarriage of his exemplary
efforts his successor, IMus X, does not
hesitate to put a large shuro of tho blame
where lt belongs."
The new constitution of Persia which
went Into effect recently, is an instrument
of force and vitality, and alms at a pop
ular form of government, its preamble
declares lt to be based on "the noble prln
clple that the entire people of a country
have, each according to his rank and sta
tion, a right and a share in the lnvestlga
tlon and control of public affairs," and it
accordingly provides for the election of a
national council, or lower house of parla
ment which "shall represent the whole
people of Persia, who all participate In the
domestic and political affairs of the
country. Nor is that council fettered or
gagged. It is as free and has as wide a
scope of action us almost any In the world.
It has "a right to propose whatever may
be deemed to the Interest of the empire
and nation, and having obtained a ma
jority of votes and the sanction of the son
ate can submit the same with full confi
dence to his Imperial majesty to have im
perlal approval and to be put Into execu
tion." As for publicity, not only are the
meetings of Parliament open, but the press
is both authorized and encouraged to pub.
llsh full reports of them and of "the
Judicial comments of the people," and the
members are actually urged to air their
views In print. "Whosoever may think of
a prudent measure, let him Insert It in the
newspapers." Almost at the outset the
people tested the vitality of the Instrument
by demanding the retirement of a gover
nor and a grand vizier, both prominent In
public affairs, but not in sympathy with
constitutional government. The voice of
the people was potential with the shah and
the obnoxious officials were dismissed.
Placinsr Blame on Gamblers.
Kansas City Times.
Henry Clews Is one Wall street banker
who does not accept the theory that Roose
velt Is responsible for the tumble in stocks.
He has contended for the last six months
that the gambling spirit In securities had
reached the limit, and that reaction was
sure to follow. But the president's ene
mles have never thought to place the blame
on the gamblers themselves. Come to
think about It did you ever know a gam
bler to charge his losses to his own fool
pure grape cream of tartar, and
absolutely free from lime,
alum and ammonia.
OVAL BAKING POWDEB CO, NSW YORK.
the duchess to visit him at CabuL but
the British officials warned the prospective
guests that the intention of their hospitable
friend was to slit the duke's throat and
appropriate the ducheps. To avoid such an
unpleasant reception the duke and duchess
chose for their homeward Journey a route
some distance from the ameer's territory.
Chicago will get Dunne up or down
Last winter's primary election tinder the
new law cost Pennsylvania about $1,000,000.
The Straphangers' league of Chicago, a
nonpartisan organization. Is standing up
for Fred Busse for mayor.
One little Job of work on the Pennsyl
vania state capital was done by a sub
contractor for $2,060, but the state paid
$!U4S for lt.
Coincident with the adjournment of va
rious legislatures rises tho notes of that
cheerful song, "I Don't Keer If Yo' Never
The Illinois house of representatives
passed the fellow servant law, designed to
take a fall out of the Burlington railroad's
Three officers of the town of Ashland,
WHs have been convicted of grafting-. The
fourth turned state's evidence and was dis
charged and the fifth fled.
Mark M. Fagan, who Is now serving his
third consecutive term as mayor of Jersey
City, is in Florida endeavoring to regain
his health. Mayor Fagan is a hard worker
and personally audits all bills against his
A woman In Indiana reports that a bean
which she picked on the day Bryan was
nominated and preserved In the pod, has
turned green again and swelled, so that lt
looks as fresh as when It was picked. This
remarkable omen Is too far ahead of the
William T. Tyndall, who represented tho
Fourteenth Missouri district in the last
congress. Is said to have saved nearly $19,
000 during his term, thereby establishing a
record far ahead of anything previously
known. He saw no sense in spending money
foolishly while In Washington. One day a
fellow member suggested that Mr. Tyndall
should buy a silk hat. "What?" exclaimed
the man from Missouri, "buy a plug hat
and my wife most likely making soap at
home? not much." He lived In a modest
boarding house, leaving hla family at home.
It la said he Intends to start a bank.
"Have you seen Bibulous lately?"
"The last I saw of lilm he was half
"That's odd, for when I mot htm ho was
nearlng the port." Baltimore American.
"What cunning little darlings!" cxclnlmed
the city girl on seeing a lot nf fluffy chicks.
"Are tiny weaned yet?''
"These are incubator chickens miss," re
sponded the polite dealer, "and was bom
weaiiod." Philadelphia Ledger.
"A modern battleship Is capable of ter
"Yes, the only question Is aa to whether it
will deal out that drtructlon to an enemy
or blow up its own crew." Washington
Belle I d wish men wouldn't go out be
tween tho acts so often.
Nelle I wish they wouldn't come Irt be
tween drinks so often.--Cluveland leader.
Tho Hon. Trenmore Cone's confes
sion that he "was born In grief, nursed
In grief and raised in grief," may have
been appropriate at .the time, but tbe
Hon. Cone has certainly plenty of com
pany In his cave of gloom, if his record
In the present legislature may be taken
as a criterion, ills daily outbursts
would be amusing if they did not con-
sumo so much time that should be de
voted to the transaction of public busi
who knew nim. As an officer and a
gentleman General Wint stood high In
tha sorvica and was reckoned a soldier
tha best sens
facturers nhould pay more attention to
the development of the trade between
the 1'ui till States and Canada on the
north and Mexico and South and Cen-
The federal court In Kentucky has de
cided that a pass given by a railroad
to a person injured tn a railroad acci
dent is not a violation of the federal
rate law. Under that ruling a lot of
politicians who have been hurt in legis
lative railroad accidents win be wanting
to ride free.
Canada's manufacturing interests,
which have been developing rapidly in
the last decade, have been given a new
impetus by the action of th Dominion
Parliament to raising tha rates of duty
THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICII.
The Dellaht of His Countrymen.
The whole digllsh-readinsr world will
learn with a keen sense of bereavement
truU Thomas Bailey Aldrlch Is dead. Grace
ful and witty, full of imagination, poet, ee
aayist and teller oi tales, he has been the
delight not only of his countrymen, but of
all others whose language was his, for a
Many Hearts Grieved.
The death of Thomas BalJcy Aldrlch will
bring grief to the many hearts that were
cheered and refined by hla writings, and re
grot to tha many critics who recognized in
him a man who did much to add radiance
to American let. era His 71 years of life
were of profit to hla neighbors and his coun
trymen. He was a poet and essayist, a wit
and speaker, a raconteur of renown and a
companion of incomparable charm.
Adorned Wnatcver He Touched.
He was the elegant artificer of delicate
sentiment and exqulslta picture; our pol
ished artist, to whom the finest graces were
native, and who adorned whatever theme
of pure poesy touched. Perhaps no other
American poet has been so truly the lapi
dary as he, making his fancies or feelings
Into verse so perfect that lt was almost a
pain to read It, and feel that all this must
end when Aldrlch let fall his pen.
Characteristics of His Work.
Mainly purity and sweetness, unselfish
ness, abiding love of beauty and of truth.
Imagination that ranged over wide spaces
but loved all sunny and hopeful aspects
ot humanity best, lucid and sane thought,
grace and polish that seemed to come w ith
out effort for he was too clear sighted ever
to overlook the truth that form Is Just as
truly an essential element of poetry as In
spiration itself these are always present
characteristics of hla peootry and Its genu
ineness will grow In the world's apprecia
tion. Sweet, Melodious I J oca.
New York Tribune.
There were moments In which he was a
poet for the best of all reasons e-ause he
could not help himself. When the lyric Im
pulse visited him he gave expression to it
In sweet melodious lines. His best verse is
distinguished by tenderly romantic feeling,
and lt is aa delicate In color as lt Is pure
In trra. Purity of form he practically al
ways gained, whether hla mood was that
of unforced Inspiration or that of conscious
art. The steadily persistent note In him Is
one ot fistulous taste. He loved neatness
and polish. In respect to dainty technical
finish he was of the school of such men as
1 iter. In occasional verse he was singu
larly happy, celebrating the theme s-t be
fore him by some IncldeT of friendship or
the like with the light touch and the tact
aa IndlsnensubW to this form of Utemtura
Poor Lord Clanrlcarde! There Is hardly
anyone In all Ireland or England, even In
tho House of Lords, so poor as to do him
honor with all his 30,000 a year from his
Irish estates. The ball is rolling that will
before long drive him, bag and baggage.
out of Galway City and county forever.
Think of a hundred families on their na
tive soil, but without any permanent home
since he evicted them twenty years ago
camping out ns best they may, living from
hand to mouth on the charity of their
neighbors and help of friends in, America
waiting till he should get over his huff and
either rent or sell to thorn a place to live
and work on. Idle as the ground Is all
around them! And this stubborn old man
from his bachelor den In Londum dictates
to his agent: "Lord Clanrlcarde does not
want to hear anything about evicted ten
ants. The very mention ot them makes
him angry, and he does not recognise the
land act of 1903." By such uselessly cruel
plghcadedness Is Lord Clanrlcarde helping
to legislate himself out of Galway for Gal
way's good. A bill was read In the late
session of Parliament to force him to sell
to tho land commission every bit of his
60,000 acres In Ireland, and he is himself
furnishing the best arguments for Its
speedy passage. He has no friends In the
Commons, and the lords are not thankful
to him for helping to pile on the odium
that is being heaped on them from all sides.
Winston Churchill, under secretary for
the colonies, delivered an optimistic address
upon Bouth African prospects at a dinner
which was given In London the other even
ing in honor of the recently opened South
African Products exhibition. He said that
South Africa had her own fortunes in hor
hands. She had only to realize her cor
porate Identity to be freed from any undue
Interference. Once the terrible racial
duality which had so long perplexed her
politics the racial duality between 'the
two great white races had passed away,
and lt was passing away fast Into the
gloomy mists of the past, there was no
obstacle to the effective union of all South
African forces, and when that union was
established there would be no reason why
South Africa should not take its place
within the circle of the empire on equal
terms with Canada and Australia as free,
us prosperous, aa powerful, as Independent.
Alluding to the recent elections, he said
that he thought that all parties had had a
say, that the leading men of every point of
view had been put forward in Johannesburg,
that great nerve center of South African
politics; that every shade of politics had
found Its representation In the Transvaal
assembly. He said that the parliament re
sulting from the elections would be a par
liament of high representative authority,
and he believed that lt would be fully
qualified to deal with all the affairs of the
According to Calcutta correspondents the
ameer of Afghanistan cannot understand
why the duke of Manchester, who attended
the festivities In the Indian city recently,
turned down his proposal to buy ths duch
ess of Manchester as an addition to the
royal harem at Cabul. The duchess Is an
American woman, formerly Miss Zimmer
man of Cincinnati. The ameer was greatly
impressed Dy ner cnarms. ne onreo a
pock of "barbaric pearl and gold" for her.
and, having learned that his grace of Ufc.ii-
chexler was a gentleman with the pro
verblul champagne taste and the Income
thut, unfortunately, so frequently accom
panies It, was greatly surprised at the re
fusal of "the Manchester sahib" to enter
tain the proposition. Surely, argued the
oriental, the Kngli-hrrmr could, with the
amount of treasure offered, go back to the
"klcgdom of Cincinnati" and buy another
tike her, or for the matter of that, half
dozen. The ameer, finding that he couh
nut make a purchase, invited the duke ani
Hnbblnsr It In.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Spanish minister la of tha opinion
that the best thing that ever happened for
his country was Its war with the United
States, Considering the trouble Uncle Sam
Is having with Cuba, Porto Rico and the
Philippines, this looks like rubbing It In.
"Give us a tune." urged the music rack
in the choir loft, "even the bell play when
' No," growled the oriran, "I'll he blowed
if I do." Washington Hrold.
Ascum What do you think of Dumleyf
He s got an idea in his bead
Ascum Ah! You knew about the storyt
Wise Uumley s upper story, yes; I know
there's nothing in It. Philadelphia Press.
Oliver Herford. who Is equally famous as
a poet. Illustrator and brilliant wit. was en
tertaining four maxasine editors at lunch
con when the bell rang and a maid entered
with the mall.
"Ah," said an editor, "an epistle."
"No," said Mr. Herford, tearing open tha
envelope "mot an epistle, a collect." Cleve
"Did the girl have a good reference?"
"Good! Why, Mrs. Tlmpklns told me she
could 000k as well as she could.'"
"Mercy! You didn't take her, did you?"
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
O THE HANOI.
There was a sound of whistling wings over
the house last night,
And the wild duck dropped in the creek
below, restlntf upon his flight;
Now the mallard with his emerald neck Is
swimming round In the light.
A warm wind from the mountains cams
pouring like a tide,
The strong chlnook has broken the heart
of winter's Icy pride,
And the snow has all gone up like smoke
from a prairie sunny and wid.
Here are gray buds of the crocus, but shut
and silvery dim,
Along the creek there are mouse ears on
the willows red and slim;
A blue tit feeds there upside down In ths
manner approved by him.
Hill snows melt and rush In streams bub
bling and dark as wine:
Cattle are drifting out of the hills, well do
we know thnt sign!
And soft clouds blowing across the blue
have a beauty half divine.
New grass and sweet will soon be here, and'
the patient herd grow strong;
They will foreet the cruel frost and all tho
None run be glad as we are glad unless
they have waited as long.
IT is not too early to form an idea
of "what the boys and children
will wear this summer. We'd
like to show you the new pat
terns in Sailors, Russians, Nor.
folks and two-piece suits. Our
lines include many exclusive novelties
and the superior quality of our children's
clothing must not be lost sight of in con
sidering their artistic merits. Novelties in
headwear for the children, also claim your
attention. We have a very choice line of
misses' tailor-made coats.
Browning, Ming & Co
R. S. WILCOX Manager.
Tho Success of the Hospo
is due to the fact that all times ot the year we sell each piano on
Us actual merits, without exaggeration or misrepresentation.
Tbe Hospe one price, no commission plan, which le adhered to
365 days In the year, guarantees that for every dollar you pay
you get full piano value for. No tricks, no schemes, no commis
sions out ot our pocket to people for sending or bringing you
here. Every piano exactly as represented.
These points mean much to the piano buyer. Why should
you not get your money' worth when you buy a piano the same
as you do when you buy anything else?
Every day develops new opportunities In new, shopworn and
used pianos in our great clearance sale.
We Save You $50 to $150 on a Piano
Even though the thought of buying a piano was an Indefi
nite one, It will pay you handsomely to call and see what's going
on at the Hospe store. It's possible that you'll, find your own
favorite piano in this sale, at a price that will be very tempting.
A. HOSPE CO., 1513 Douglas St.
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