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THE OMAHA DAILY . BEE: ' -TUESDAY, OCTOBEir P. 1907.
The Omaha Daily Bee
FOUNDED BY EDWARD ROSEWATER.
VICTOR ROSEWATER. EDITOR.
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STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION.
Slyte of Nebraska. Douglas county, as:
. Charles C. Kosewatrr. general manager
if. Tha Bee Publishing Company, being duly
sworn, says that the actual number of
full and complete copies of The Dally
Morning. Evening and Sunday Bee printed
during the month of September, 1907. was aa
17 . 36,90
13 , ... 36,020
Less unaold and returned copies. 6,887
Net total ......... 1,083,583
Dally average 36,119
CHARLES C. ROSEWATER,
Subscribed In my presence and sworn
to before me this 30th day of Septem
tSeal) -. M. B. HUNGATE.
, Notary Public.
WHEN OUT OP TOWN.
abacrlbera leaving tax city tem
porarily ahould ' have Tfce ' Bee
wailed to 'them. Addreas tvlll be
chaaged aa often aa requested.
The new court house may be post
poned but not for long.
"We shall never sell' the Philip
pines," gays Mr. Taft. Anybody want
ing to buy them? ' ' . .
Impoeaible as It may now seem, Ak
Sar-Ben XIV will be 'bigger and better
than Ak-Sar-Ben XIII.
So far aa his policies are concerned
the president has simply taken to wa
ter, instead of taking water.
In the taeanttthev; Lieu, tenant' "Oot
ernor Hopewett' jV provlfi'g . himself a
capable, understudy for official cere
Vis whisky . a; medicine?" asks the
Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune; It de
pends on whether you live In a prohi
bition atatav. ,;
"Foraker Is left alone with his
thoughts," .says an Ohio exchange. In
which event, the senator will not have
'. buy coal this winter.
John P, Rockefeller is now wearing
a green vest. Those who have tried to
And anything else green about him
have been disappointed.
Paid lobbyists, who never have liked
the designation, will thank Lemuel
Ely Qulgg for coining the title "Accel
erator of Public Opinion."
Delaware democrats propose to nom
inate Judge Oray for president. It
appears that there Is still "an enemy's
country" for Colonel Bryan to Invade.
"Sharks have made thelri appear
ance In the Potomac river." says a
Washington dispatch. Must be get
ting ready for the next session of con
gress. ' A San Francisco attorney admits
that he received $20,000,for defend
ing former Mayor Scbmltz. Some at
torneys will do almost anything for
Just as The Bee has several times
predicted, the movement for consolida
tion of Omaha and South Omaha has
found Us starting point In South
Authorities are pretty well agreed
'.hat one of the greatest needs of the
transportation interests Is the double
tracking of the Mississippi and the
Au Inventor has devised a plan for
taking on passengers without stopping
the car, , If the car will stop, the pas
sengers will get on without the aid of
any patent devices.
The New York World says that 240
murders are committed In that city
every year. The public will be sur
prised that the number does not aver
age at least one a day.
Kansas City will this year make its
horse show a part of its annual live
stock exhibition. That may be all
Hint for the horse, but It will never
do at all for the dressmakers and the
The chief of police of Richmond,
Vs., ought to be given an honorary
membership in the American Press
Humorists' association. He has com
plimented his force for the ability with
which It handled the crowds and pre
served the peace duriug the Episcopal
THK SATiOSAL COllS SHOW.
The west should feel a special in
terest in the national corn exposition
in Chicago which will continue until
October 19. About half of the fortr
slx states In the union, giving Okla
homa the credit of being a near-state,
are represented by exhibits, and every
subject of interest or benefit to the
producers of this great cereal will be
discussed. The Department of Agri
culture will be represented by experts,
who will demonstrate the results of
the latest experiments and tests for
the improvement of the quality and
yield of the staple. Incidentally, the
best ways of preparing corn for its
proper share in the list of food pro
ducts for the table will be Illustrated.
The exposition Is a proper tribute
to the imperial crop gf America. Corn
Is king, despite the determined efforts
of rivals to usurp the throne. The
south Insists upon loyalty to cotton,
as the greatest source of national
wealth derived from the soil, but the
statistics refute the claims of the pre
tender. The cotton crop for the pres
ent year is estimated at $600,000,000,
while the Department of Agriculture
figures the corncrop for 1907 at $1,
166,000,000, or nearly three times
the value of the cotton yield. Hay,
one of the courtiers 'in King Corn's
court, is valued at almost as much as
the cotton crop, while wheat, generally
recognized as the Indispensable cereal,
is of a, little less value, measured In
dollars, than the hay crop and a little
more than the cotton supply.
About four-fifths of the world's corn
supply is raised in the United States,
the production for the present year
in this country amounting to some
2.500,000,000 bushels. Most of this Is
grown In the central western states.
Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Mis
souri, the Dakotas and Minnesota,
while Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and
a few others produce corn in quanti
ties equal to their Immediate demands.
The chief purpose of the corn ex
position in Chicago is to evolve plans
for enlarging the world's market for
corn. Last year we exported 120,000,-
000 bushels more than any year since
1900, when the shipments to foreign
countries amounted to 213,000,000.
Only a limited amount of missionary
work has been done to educate foreign
countries to the use of corn products
as food. Its marked nutritive value
and its cheapness, as compared with
wheat, will, it is believed, create a
new and enlarged demand for it when
the foreigners are more fully ac
quainted with its merits. The subject
is one In which the entire west should
feel a special interest.
AS THE JAPASE8U SEt IT.
While the New . York Sun, the
New, , York World Captain Richmond
Pearson Hobson,, j Senator . "Bobbie'.'
Taylor end a few , other alarmists,' are
persistently insisting that the dispatch
of ' the fleet of American . battleships
to Pacific waters is to serve as a sig
nal of war with Japan, the Japanese,
with an enlightment that ought to
shame some Americans, have another
view of the situation. The Japanese
Advertiser, published 'at Yokohama
and recognized as a semi-official repre
sentative of the Japanese rulers, in
discussing the proposed, transfer of
the fleet to the Pacific, in a recent
The wladom of such balancing of power
has long been patent, paying aside all
question of International relations, a coun
try should have Its means of defense evenly
distributed. The Atlantic coast defenses
have now been developed to a fair degree
of efficiency. The Pacific coast,-a seaboard
of tremendous importance, not alone 1 in
present population and wealth, but also
in potentiality of unprecedented develop
ment, a growth of solid permanence, at
the rata of a mushroom, is almost bare. The
detached territories of Alaska and Hawaii
would be at the' mercy of a fleet of nun
chantman armed with field pieces, Tha
Philippines, with all their incipient wealth,
are mora Isolated and hardly better pro
tected. In tha Atlaotlo lies Idle a great
fleet soon to become the second in, the
wortd. Could any sane mind ratify the
keeping of it off tha protected shores of
a compact, aettled part of the country
while the shores waahed by the wavea of
tha future lay bar as Crusoe's island?
The argument offered by the Japan
ese paper Is obvious and Incontroverti
ble. It makes the howls of the New.
York papers look-silly and childish.
It should be embarrassing to them,
however, to have to take a lesson in
American patriotism and administra
tive wisdom from a foreign source.
TBt CUBAN COXSPlAiCT. .
When Governor Magoon found it
necessary recently to imprison certain
Cuban "generals" fof conspiracy
against the Cuban government and the
officials of the "Second American Occu
pation," an effort was made by the
sensational press to show that certain
Wall street interests had fomented
the conspiracy to embarrass the Amer
ican administration , at Washington.
Governor Magoon's official report puts
a quietus on this silly canard, but it
also throws a new and significant light
on the disturbed conditions prevailing
In Cuba. .
The formal Indictment against the
men arrested charges them with a
plot to overthrow the provisional gov
ernment and to "destroy property of
foreigners, excepting Spaniards, and
to burn bridges and kill Americans."
The American officials are disposed to
believe that the words "excepting
Spaniards" were used in the plot to dl-,
vert suspicion or create race hatred, but
there is no question of the fact that
the .plotters had a scheme for as
sault upon the American resident of
the island and possibly upon the Amer
ican troops. .
The Indictment serves to illustrate
the constant need of military forces
on the island. NVhen the United plates
rescued the affairs of CuAia in 1888
from 'he "tyranny of Sialn,". cery
possible showing was made by the
Cubans of their gratitude and loyalty,
with the understanding that they were
to take the management of the re
public Into their bands. The
experiment was tried too soon. It
is now believed and resulted disas
trously. To give Cuba another trial
the army was sent to Havana again.
The strong rule of Governor Magoon
has kept the Insurgents and discon
tented under cover pretty well, but
the old spirit of anarchy. Is still strong
among the Cuban "patriots" who
want no government they cannot con
trol with the possibilities of loot.
The Cubans have yet to learn the
absolutely essential and invariable
connection between peace and pros
perity. Until they learn this lesson
any withdrawal of the army of occu
pation would be a signal for further
insurrection. Planters and foreigners,
who control most of the industries of
Cuba, appreciate the situation, and
are already petitioning for abandon
ment of all plans for another Cuban
election, preliminary to setting up
another native government. , It seems
to be a situation where we must hold
on because we can't let go.
A SHORT RtOlSTltATlOtr.
The compiled figures showing the
registration to date of voters in
Omaha point to an exceeding light
vote in November unless the shortage
is made good on the final registration
day. With. two out of the three reg
istration days passed, less than 9,000
voters have beon enrolled for the
whole city of Omaha, which is not
more than 40 per cent of the total
number of voters entitled to partici
pate in the choice of public officers.
The second day's registration, in par
ticular, is the most disappointing, be
ing but a little over 3,000 and more
than 2,000 short of the first day's reg
istration. To get anywhere near a
full vote registered would require the
third day to bring out as many as the
flrBt two days together.
The shortness of the registration is,
doubtleso, due In some part to the
changes made in the law, already ex
plained by The Bee. Many people
who voted at the primary and neg
lected to register at the same time are,
doubtless, laboring under the impres
sion that nothing more is required of
them. While the intention was to
make voting at the primary self-operative
for registration, the law does not
specifically say bo. The important
point now, however, Is to impress
every one who has not yet registered
that only one more opportunity re
mains and that the next and last reg
istration day comes on Saturday, Oc
tober 26. This 1b a weok earlier than
heretofore and gives ten days for
checking up and verifying registration
after the Jboyks shall have been closed.
Failure to register amounts to disfran
chisement. ' ."' 1 -. -
If Omaha Is to, make anything like
a creditable showing In the election
and be a real factor in the state con
test our people will have to see to It
that a better registration record . is
made on the last registration day.
The construction of a new cathedral
as the religious center of the Roman
Catholic church In Omaha, for which
the cornerstone has just been laid, Is
significant In a two-fold way. In the
first place, It reflects the march ot
progress and prosperity attending the
growth of the city and making the old
cathedral Inaccessible by reason of new
surroundings. - In the second place, it
Indicates the steadily Increasing
strength of the church and its mem
bership, collectively and individually.
In ' Omaha's forward movement Its
Roman Catholic citizens have kept con
stantly at the head of the procession.
The democratic World-Herald is
very much distressed over every sign
indicating that the republicans are
getting together for a winning cam
paign in Nebraska this year. The
only hope of the democrats rests on
imaginary republican dissension and
division and the democratic organ is
showing its disappointment already.
Governor Sheldon will not have to
go to the front In person to file a com
plaint with the railway commission
for further revision of the Nebraska
grain rates Inasmuch as another vol
unteer has offered to sign the docu
ments. The governor however, will
hold himself in reserve for emergency
services If required.
The comparative freedom of the city
from criminal depredations during Ak-Sar-Ben
week testifies alike to the
good behaviour of the carnival fan
makers and the precautions taken by
the local police. Street carnivals else
where are generally accompanied by a
carnival of crime.
It Is not so long ago that Editor
John C. Sprecher was a statesman and
a patriot, as viewed by the fusion or
gans throughout Nebraska. But
since he has refused to swallow Judge
Loo mis he has suddenly become a ma
licious prevaricator and a whole lot of
other things. .
Caleb Powers has been in jail seven
years awaiting trial for complicity in
the assassination of Governor Goebel
of Kentucky and now another Indict
ment has been found against him. It
looks as If Powers would be relieved ot
the necessity of working for a living
The prominent part in the cathedral
dedicating ceremonies taken by the
South. Omaha contingent affords an
other demonstration .of the real soli
darity of the two cities. South Omaha
Catholks are just as muvh interested
in the new cathedral as are the Cath
olics of any Omaha parlBh. In fact,
the church recognizes no line ot de
markattan resting on the separation
of, the two cities. This object lesson
teaches that It's all one Greater Omaha
and that the Catholics who live In
South Omaha are coming to realize it.
The total output of salt In Japan
for the last year was 1,257,361,523
pounds. Considering the astonishing
freshness ot the Japs, it must be In
ferred that they re-sold all that salt to
"Ladies without escorts must not
loiter in saloons," rules a Chicago
Judge. The "lady" who does not feel
like taking someone into a saloon with
her will be expected to buy her drtn
and get out.' Chicago is seeing th
light. ' f
While he does not like the Okla
homa constitution, President Roose
velt has an Idea that it the Oklahoma
people want the kind ofWsrConstitution
they have adopted It will not hurt any
body else to let them have it.
Commissioner Bowers ot the I'nlted
States fish bureau , denies the report
that the lobster is becoming extinct.
He nays the supply is practically inex
haustible. This will be good news for
the chorus girls.-
Two Wall street brokers fought to a
finish for the possession of a $1 bill
which they found on the sidewalk. No
one can blame them. Real money Is
mighty scarce in Wall street tnese
Mo Limit to the Para.
Among other small Jobs the president
would regulate the. Mississippi and all of
the corporations that do Interstate busi
ness. Talk about the strenulous life!
Ilarmonr at Ar Price.
The day Is not . passed when great men
are willing to sacrifice themselves for their
country's good. Note the rapprochement of
Mr. Sullivan of Illinois and Bryan of Ne
braska. The Toocn toot Thrills.
The ship subsidy bill will "persist'
through the next congrets. Thereis noth
ing so cheerful as having a government
give you a wad of money to put Into your
business. It helps enormously.
fftanaV to Ilia (Ions.
' New York Presa.
President Roosevelt' stands to his guns,
and the American people .stand with him.
No administration can, fall to continue the
work of compelling, the special interests to
obey tha law and submit to the popular will
without befog rejected at the polls.
Relief from Moaotoay.
The statement that Secretary Cortelyou
has been -achemlngt-ogai-jat J&ecretary Taft
In tha matter of the republican nomination
for . president lapfWM-S- -v, hav been orlg
tnate4 , ln.WahlfiKtaaand to be mainly
sustained Jthere. Jtjl such stories should
be labeled WshliVton." The capital is
not a commercial jjlty and at seasons of
the year when government Is only on a sort
of half duty any tellef from monotony Is
Prlaejplea to Bara.
Tha, Nebraska democrats thus subscribe
in blank a Mr. Bryan's unequalled col
lection of principles: .
"Wa reassert tow fidelity to-the prin
ciples Which he has so ably advocated,
and which at this time arc so generally
accepted by a large majority of tha peo
ple of tha United States."
. Among tha principles which the' Lin
coln of Lincoln has so ably advocated are
government ownership of railroad trunk
lines, federal licenses of corporations, the
election of , federal judges, and the Initi
ative and referendum.
Theae Nebraska Innocents actually quote
Jefferson In their platform, prattle about
state rights and hug tha delusion that they
AGAINST THE INJUNCTIONS.
Soatnera View of a Nebraaka Repalt
llcaa Platforaa Plaak.
New Orleans Tlmea-Democrat.
The platform adopted by the Nebraska
republicans at their atate convention in
Lincoln last Tuesday contains a plank that
is . calculated to cause- aurprtsa In many
quarters and may be taken as indicative
of the popular sentiment that 'has been
roused by the recent Interference with
state 'authoritlea ifcr tha federal courts.
After indorsing Secretary Taft aa tha log
ical successor of President Roosevelt, and
Insisting upon a continuance of the Rooae
velt policies, the (convent ion Incorporated
in Its platform thla significant clause:
We favor tha enactment of a federal
law. and It necessary an amendment to the
federal constitution which will forbid the
federal courts from Issuing writs of In
junction against atate officers charged with
the enforcement of . the state stalutea.
Such a declaration, coming from a north
ern and normally republican atate, la little
short of remarkable. It aervea to show
how deeply the popular feeling has been
stirred by the recent usurpations of the
federal Judgea. - Following as it Joes tha
endorsement of the Roosevelt policies, it
may be suggested that' there la a slight
dissonance ' between the two expressions.
While Attorney General Bonaparte baa
been discreetly silent throughout the con
troversy between the states and the fed
oral judgea, the concert of action Indi
cates that the judges are pursuing a course
tacitly agreed to by the administration;
for tba Judgea would bardly ears to take
the risks of serious- embarrassment with
out the assurance? ef administration sup
port. But tha Nebraska republicans have
discreetly ignored the apparent Inconsist
ency In their platform, and It la Icglcal
to assume that tha plank apposing the Is
suance of federal writs against "state of
ftcers charged with tha enforcement of
State statutes" has been adopted In obe
dience to the strong popular demand for
an expression upon the subject
Western republican leaders have evi
dently been quick to perceive that this
question of Judicial interference with tha
statea muat become an Issue in the next
campaign. Having gauged the popular
feeling on the matter, tha Nebraskana have
apparently determined to anticipate the
democratic platform by an explicit demand
for the establishment of limits for the au
thority of the . minor federal judgea
Whether the republican national conven
tion will have tha courage to take a simi
lar stsnd or whether H will endeavor to
"straddle" the Issue remains to be seen,
but the fact Utal tha republicans of a state
that Is normally so strongly republican
have unequivocally denounced the encroach
ment of federal courts is most encouraging,
for It shoos that popular feeling on the
subject la be-oin I ng aa thoraughl aroused
in the n'.'itli as In tl south.
ARMY r.OSHIP I WASHINGTON.
Carrent Events cleaned from tha
Army a?ad Navy Register.
Most favorable reports are being received
from prominent senators and representa
tives who have expressed themselves con
cerning the bill for lucresse of service pa".
If there Is ar.y objection to the measure
among the nv-inbers of the next congress
It has not been disclosed. The present pros
pects, therefore, ate entirely on the side of
the cnttetment of the measure. Those who
are engaged in accumulating Information
bearing upon the bill continue to receive
statistics which should be of Influence with
congress. The most striking comparison It
Is possible to make Is a stntement of the
psy and allowances of the I'nlted States
army ss compared with that of enlisted
men tot correpor.dtng iosllljn In the Ca
The suggcKtlon has been made that en
listed men of the army be permitted to
wear civilian clothing when thoy are "on
pass" to the rnd that thry may not feel
tiiemselves conxpicuoua wlien not on duty
and when away from tnelr stations. Thoss
who advocate this proposition believe that
It will have Its decided Influence upon en
listment as well as encouraging re-enlistments,
results greatly to be. desired. It is
n user ted that many soldiers desire the priv
ilege of wearing civilian clothing under the
conditions described and that some of them
even make the change of costume when
they visit the towns or cities near their
posts. If this Is the rase and It has any
such value ns Is described by those who
ought to know, It would appear that the
military authoritlea may. very easily take
a step which promises to be of such de
cided advantage. This would assist In solv
ing the vexatious problem of compelling
respect lor the army uniform by getting
rid of any question of Its proper recogni
tion. It is only natural thnt enlisted men
should desire to avoid attracting attention,
and their wishes In the direction might
very well be observed. -
The army quartermasters who have to do
with military clothing and equipage are
keenly Interested In the action of congress
at the next session upon the estimate which
has been approved by the secretary of war
In favor of an appropriation of $5,500,000
for military material needed i during the
next fiscal year. It was expected that the
secretary of war would reduce the estimate
from the quartermaster general's office, but
It was plainly shown to him that the fund
was greatly needtd. Inasmuch as the 'stock
of clothing Is depicted and there are no
means of replenishing It. Last year the ap
propriation amounted to $3,400,000 nnd the
year before to but $3,000,000. For this rea
son the withdrawal of clothing has been
steady, with disastrous effects upon the
The 'War department Is on the track of
an army officer against whom evidence has
been obtained "that outside influence la
perhaps being UBcd" by him to obtain a
change of station. The Incident has been
under discussion by the general staff, where
it was recognlied ot once aa coming within
the prohibitions of the executive order
which with due aolemnlty admoniahea of
ficers to refrain from employing Influence
which shall, obtain for them any sort of
favor. The recommendation approved by
the War department was "that the officer
be called upon for an explanation." These
Instances possess an interest In showing
that if an officer wants to resort to out
side aid in getting a detail or obtaining
any favor, he ahould employ enough in
fluence of a sort which cannot be resisted
and which will protect hlra from trouble.
The, people who obey a presidential order
f this sort are those who have not enough
Influence to raaka it worth while to. engage
It. Other . people who can do something
with their Influence need have no fear of
any official rebuke,
The coming test of horsemanship In the
army. In accordance with tha Instructions
of the President," poseessea a lively Inter
est not only for those who will participate
In this event, but for Ita invitation to con
jecture respecting the fata of those officers
of the army who fall to achieve the fifteen
miles of varied gait exacted In the regula
tions. Of course, it Is out of the question
to try the delinquents by court martial, and
there Is no provision of law which would
justify the summary retirement of an of
ficer who falls by the wayside, literally or
metaphorically. It Is possible that cuch an
unfortunate would be ordered before a re
tiring board, but there Is no assurance that
the medical officers who must pass upon
the fitness for service will report the ob
ject of their scrutiny as entitled to retire
ment. The military authorities are dis
creetly silent upon this subject.
An Important circular letter Is being sent
out by, the paymaster general of the navy
to all general storekeepers and purchasing
pay officers. It refers to a subject of gen
eral Interest to the aervlce and will relieve
officers of the necessity of obtaining from
their landlords signed receipts for fuel al
"Aa after October I receipts will not be
taken for paymenta made by check. It will
not be necessary after that date for officers
living In apartmenta, other than public and
not metered, to obtain receipts from their
landlords for their heat and light allowance.
The form of receipt (305c) will be discon
tinued. Form 206b has been amended to
answer both as certificate and voucher and
will be used In accordance with Instructions
printed thereon. The general atorekeeper
at Washington has been directed to furnish
a aupply of the new form 205b to all gen
eral storekeepers without dels)-. Each gen
eral atorekeeper will furnish officers whose
heat and light Is obtained through his of
fice with the new form. When a check la
mailed in payment of such allowances, tha
officer making payment will advlae tha
landlord or agent for what purpose and for
otiose account tha payment la made and
request that credit be given accordingly."
Secretary Root la Mexico.
The Mexicans are said to be determined
to eclipse In splendor the reception of Sec
retary Root at the Braxilian capital. In
fact, the fetea at the Mexican capital will
be characterised' by great magnificence
combined with that perfect tasta with
which great public functiona there are al
ways distinguished. In Mexico, on' such
occasions, the most noted artists are called
into consultation by tha government of
ficials. For floral decorations tha lower
or "hot" country la drawn upon, and not
Infrequently ' the entire facades- of great
buildings are literally covered with tha
loveliest floral designs.
Cleanses, preserves and
'beautifies the teeth, and
Purifies the breath N
A superior dentifrice
for people of refinement
Et abtished . in 1 866 by
Sam Jones's Widow
Gels $1,000 per Year for Lile
Tha nafne ami the fame of Rev. Sam P. Jones ha
(rone, over the nation. While the noted evangelist .
preached the Gospel with great power, it now transpires ,
that he provided for his wife with great good sense. As a
result of this foresight and self-denial
is now paying Mrs. Jones $1,000 per
year, and will continue to do o during-
her life. In a recent letter Mrs. Jones thanks the Company for
the way in which this matter has been handled. .This is all
good for Mrs. Jones, but how about the woman yet unpro
tected and the roan yet uninsured ? The need is great and
certain. Tha Company is strong and ready. Write and
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John Wanamaker says business In this
country is expanding- and rowing stronger
every day, and he Is in a position to know.
Governor Hughes la no longer a real,
dent of New York City. He haa sold his
homo fTiere and will establish tola legal
residence In Albany,' where he will cast
his next vote.
James L. Ormmell is one of the oldest,
If not the oldest, postmaster in the United
States. He was appointed postmaster of
Freeland, Md., In 16!. 1 during President
Fillmore's administration., Met la now 1)1
years of age, and has been In the service
of the government for fifty-six years.
Abbas If. the Khedive of Egypt, la one
of tha most cultured of oriental rulers,
and. la thoroughly European In his tastes
and habits.' He la an expert linguist, a
devotee of music, a composer, a practical
agriculturist, something of a mechanic, a
horseman and a motorist. He is a ready
wit and is fond of a Joke.
Senator Augusta Calvert, for fifteen
yeirs a member of the French house, and
one of the moat noted politicians of France,
who la on a visit to this country for the
study of economic conditions, la In Wash
ington, and aaya he Is very much Impressed
with the native beauty of the city, and still
further aays: "Of all the sights seen here
I regard tha congressional library aa tha
most wonderful." : v
POINTED PLEASANTRIES. -
Bay!" :' ... '
"How does a doctor know w'en a man
he'e treatin' le goin" ter die?" -" ,
"Well, he knows what he's been dopln'
him wld, don't her Cleveland Leader.
Mr. Crimaonbeak Jtow do you like this
new hat ot mine, dear? I .
Mrs. Crimaonbeak I Ilka It. John. It
makes you look sedate and almost sober.
"Before we were married you told me
you were well off."
"So I did. I remember distinctly telling
Tow lied, then?"
"That would be a question In casuistry.
I was well oft, all right, but I didn't know
"Every hair of your beadla dear to me,"
said th ardent young husband to his bride.
It waa not wholly sentiment, for he had
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33HE emphasis is on
both Derbies and
R. 8. WILCOX, Manager. r 1
York. N. Y.
Just given her $10 for natural "rat" for
her all-around pompadour. Baltimore
"What did the rector say wtlcn the curat
read th lesson from Oenesls so badlyT"
"Suffering Moses!" Harper's Weekly.
Doris But I never told you that I hav
a brother-in-law who Is a senstor. ,
Harry No matter, darllnir. Even that
fact cannot separate us. Judge.
Patron I want to get a book called "Be
Librarian Yea? '
Patron But i don't find . It In- th cats-
'"Librarian Have you looked nnder the
head of "Fiction ?"-Cloveland Leader.
THE PICTfRM POST CARD..
J. W. Foley in New York Times. .
A soldier of the legion lay dying in Al
giers You remember all the details of the lack,
of woman'! tears
How his comrade bent beside him . while
hla life blood ebbed away.
Bent with sympathetic glances. Just to
hear what he might say; '
You remember of th letter and th token
Just a line
To be taken back to vBlngcn to Blogcn on
I hav heard from sou foes truthful that th
letter that ha starred
Through these many years of reading was
a PJcture Postal card.
On the pyramlda or obelisks or something
of the kind .
I waa never much for detail o'er In Africa
Quaint Inscriptions, funny pictures, who
real meaning waa unknown ;
Till aome delving antiquary found tha queer
I have heard, and think It likely, that th
plcturea and the tninga
Long supposed to be the annals of a lln
Is of a Aln
of miffhty Kings -
Were not annals or the Irerses
But old Rameaea' collection ot
When th ark had settled gently on tha
top of Ararat
And when Noah coined that telling speech,
"Pray tell me wher we re at?."
When - th dove was loosed and fluttered
from the window Into apse
To discover if th freshet had subsided
You remember the returning, how th dov
bore In Ita bill
Something that brought Joy to Noah, that
there were some islands stmt
I have heard, and give it credence, though
to shake old faiths Is hard.
I waa not a sprig of myrtle but a Picture
Postal Card. .
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Others at $4 and $5.
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