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STATEMENT OF CI RCT'LATION :
Etato of Nebraska, Douglas County, ss :
(lenrxc R. Ts-rhuck, treasurer vf The
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M. T. WALK K R,
WHEN OUT OK TOWIt.
abscrlbers leaTlagr t city tens
porarlly saoald ka( Taa Be
tualled (a tkeus. Add res will
ratsftd aa aftea aa req nests.
The Chicago White Sox have been
Lulled down. '
Betsy Rubs may not have made the
jlag, but It stays put.
A Texas woman announces that she
lvould not marry the best man living.
Few men object to the women of
Jyme other man's family wearing the
lL. D. ?" anka an exchange. That's
juo of Mr. Wit's questions.
No set of resolutions can bridge the
julf between the democracy of Cleve-
Jmd and tho democracy of Bryan.
It Is a waste of time to make fun of
11 r. Sherman's whiskers. They are
July a side Issue In the campaign.
Bryan and Rldder is now suggested
the Denver ticket. Bryan and FUd-
mce would be more appropriate.
Mr. Bryan may not be an accom-
klshed fisherman, but he certainly Is
sing all the known brands of bait.
The small boy with the full complem
ent of unimpaired fingers and toes is
en to the charge of a lack of patriot-
Mr. Bryan says h has more than
Lo votes to spare, but it will be
ticed that he la not sparing any ot
The price of rope has been in-
eased. The raise is probably due to
e Increased demand for campaign
The Chippewa Indians of northern
lsconsln have an even 11,000,000 on
posit In the banks. Lo! the rich
Denver bank clearings last week In-
aged 2 4 per cent Is it possible
fat Pred. Wealth has opened head-
arters In that town?
The czar has suppressed three of
unt Tolstoi's books. Still the world
s had the Impression that the czar
an enemy of Tolstoi.
Mr. Bryan wants It understood that
things be said about Roger Sul-
an In 1904 now apply to Colonel
ffey of Pennsylvania.
fThe Equitable Lite company Is to
Ive a sixty-two-story building in New
rk. The Equitable had more stories
kn that a few 'jears ago.
romlnence la being given to the
t that Denver ia a mile high, but
itles looking for hotel rates will
a to go higher than that
'here is much evidence that Mr.
aa misunderstood the bugle call
on ha announced that tha republl-
party bad sounded a retreat.
Tom Watson and Eugene V. Debs
uld cheer up. Tha New York
rid has it figured out that neither
Bryan nor Mr. Tatt can ba elected
resident Roosevelt baa been hold
a picnic on Lloyd's neck. Don't
Lw Mr. Lloyd, but there ara a lot
indeslrable cltlsena who ara doubt-
glad that Mr. Roosevelt la on
a other fellow's neck
THt BOIDIKH AJSD THE TL AG
Brigadier General Fuoston, noted
for his bluntnoss, has been doing some
exceedingly plain talking to certain
eastern editors wbo have ben criti is
lng the administration for sanctioning
the action of a court martial which
inflicted a penalty upon a private sol
dier Tor attending an anarchist meet
ing and loudly cheering the tirades of
the speaker against the federal gov
ernment. The facts in the case have
been perverted and exaggerated in the
news reports and General FuuHton
has done a service by insisting that
the record be kept straight.
It appears that William Buwalda,
a private In the engineering corps of
the army, attended an anarchist meet
ing, addressed by Emma Goldman, at
San Francisco and warmly applauded
her abuse of the government and con
gratulated her. Commenting on the
criticism made by eastern papers and
by socialist orators, General Funston
Just why the soelaliHts are tearing their
hair over the matter I am unable to un
derstand, as the meeting In question was
not one for the discission of socialistic
views, but a violent tlrude. pure and sim
ple, by the well-known Emma Uoidtnan,
against all government and particularly
that of tho Vnited States, to which
Buwalda had on eveiy one of hla revet al
enlistments solemnly sworn allegiance.
With It all wus a scurvy and lying at
tack on the army and navy. Anil thU
man sat there In uniform and applauded
time and again, while his government wu.
denounced and his comrades called hired
murderers, and at the close warmly whook
hands with the speaker and expressed his
sympathy with her views. Any man who
cannot appreciate that this conduct con
stituted a grave military offense, In
finitely worse than desertion, has some
thing wrong in hi mental make-up, and
should make haste to consult a specialist.
The record shows that the military
authorities were particularly careful
In their trial of Buwalda. The court
martial was composed of thirteen of
ficers, none of whom was below the
rank of captain. Buwalda was repre
sented by counsel and a stenographic
report of Emma Goldman's speech was
submitted in evidence and it was
shown that Buwalda was not only fa
miliar with the contents of the speech,
but had attended other anarchistic'
meetings and had acquainted himself
with, tho views of the anarchists and
had taken pains to ingratiate himself
with Miss Goldman and thoso asso
ciated with her.
Thinking peoplo will agree with
General Funston. The first duty ot a
soldier is absolute and unqualified!
obedience and loyalty to the govern
ment to which he has sworn alleg
iance. Ills service is voluntary and If
he can not approve of the government
it is his privilege to get out of tho
army. He cannot serve his govern
ment and at the same time give en
couragement and support to an asso
ciation that Is formed for tho cardinal
purpose of opposing all government
and all law. There is no room in the
American army for anarchists. The
army stands abovo all other things for
loyalty to the government, and every
soldier must needs be an uncompro
mising foo to the enemies of govern
ment. HCIEHT1FIC h'AHMWG'
The Canadian farmers are appar
ently going through tho experience
of this country in the days when the
"college-bred" farmer was Bcorned and
ridiculed by the man who works in tho
fields. The Toronto Globe contains
a dispatch from Guelph, Ontario, tell
ing of the experience of a young ex
pert from the Canadian department
of agriculture who was lecturing on
"Alfalfa" before a meeting of farmers.
A weather-beaten listener to tho ad
dress wanted information. The dis
"Young man, did you ever plow a sli
acre field?" Tha man on tho platform
hesitated. The other continued. "Did
you ever pitch hay or load manure, or
run a binder, or milk cows twice a day,
seven daya a week?" The volley stag
gered the younger man. He murmured
that he did drive a manure spreader Just
tha other day up at Ottawa, and had
done a little of all the things mentioned
at ono time or another. The old man,
whose questions had been earnestly put,
relapsed Into a silence which might only
be Interpreted as expressing dissatisfac
tion for anything the speaker might say
since he waa not a practicing farmer.
In this country practically all of the
former prejudice against the "theo
retical" farmers has disappeared. By
experience the farmers have learned
that man may know all about soil, the
germination of seed, the adaptibllity
ot certain lands for special crops and
a great deal of very valuable informa
tion of that kind without having ever
been yanked through a stumpy field
by a team ot obBtlnate mules. Prac
tical farmers are heeding the advice
and instruction of young men sent out
from the college laboratories, and the
result is a constant and persistent im
provement in agricultural conditions.
Tilt JOXAH STOHt.
There will be regret over the dis
position by a Mltsourl court of a case
In which the merits of the story of
Jonah swallowing the whale was In
dispute. A minister ot the old school
had agreed to pay $5,000 toward the
maintenance of one ot the colleges of
Missouri, but when the collector came
around, refused to pay his subscrip
tion on the ground that the college
taught heretical doctrine and bad re
jected tha Jonah story. The college
brought suit for tha collection of the
full amount, and now the case has
been compromised. The minister sur
renders a portion of his convictions
and pays tha college f 2,500 ot his sub
scription, while the college professors
give up halt the subscription and go
on teaching that the Jouah and the
whale story was an apocryphal yellow
yarn conceived in the fertile brain of
some sensational fakir in the days of
our antediluvian ancestor.
Tha average person will be glad that
the college sot tha 12.600. as it doubt-
less needs the money, but it Is too
bad to hitre the preacher turn his back
on Jonah. For a great many centuries
Jonah nnd th whale have furnished
a test of credulity, if not of faith.
Ministers havo fought over ' it and
hililte.il experts have found in it a sub
ject for contention and dlsputement.
Just when tho proposition was up
where it held a promise of final settle
ment by a Missouri court, where
"bliow me" is the first paragraph of
all laws and rules of conduct, tho min
ister weakens and leaves the issue in
doubt. All that was needed to settle
the question Irrevocably and for all
time was the dictum of a Missouri
Judge, and that has been made impos
sible by a compromise. It Is painfully
unfortunate that In a contest in the
courts between Mammon and Credul
ity, Mammon should get the decision.
Whaling stories, like that of Jonah,
are getting scarcer all the time, fading
Into the gentle oblivion of the world's
mental tollectlon of attic furnishings,
and the pity Is that the contest was
not fought to a finish.
SLVRKI V Tll'd f.W IS EAT . A Hit A SKA ' S
Although The Bee Is not a demo
cratic organ, It cannot pass by in
silence tho uncalled for slurring of two
eminent Nebraskans in a recent issue
of the Chicago Tribune Juut because
of its different politics from the vic
tims. An article contributed over the
name of Willis J. Abbott, Mr. Bryan's
personally retained publicity agent,
speaking of the possibilities for na
tional chairman, perpetrates this libel:
There Is talk of Mayor "Jim" Dahlman
of Omaha this so-called "cowboy mayor,"
who looks as If ho never saw a suddle or
Think of it! Our "J.m" accused of
being a "BO-called cowboy" and doubt
being cast upon his proficiency In
broncho busting and rope throwing.
It is up to Mayor "Jim" to pose for a
few moro photographs and to make
thorn more convincing by insisting on
the moving picturo variety.
As if this were not injury enough to
the growing fame of Nebraska, the
same issue of the same paper refers
to another Nebraska patriot as fol
lows: Mr. Dunn is not known widely In his
parly and considerable surprise nas been
expresned thnt he Rhould have been
chosen to make the great Commoner's
nominating speech. The answer generally
Is that the nomination of Bryan has be
come so common In democratic conven
tions that It does not make much dif
ference who makes the speech. One per
son has suggested thut the next tlmo he
Is nominated it will be done by phono
graph. The nominating orator not known
widely In his party! Hasn't he fre
quently addressed the democrats In
Clontarf precinct and pulled the
eaglo's tall on tho glorious Fourth at
Cut-Off lake? Was ho not put for
ward by the great Commoner to prove
that there is no monopoly of demo
cratic spell-binding at Fairvlew? Com
pare the : illustrious Nebraska orator
with a phonograph. Perish the
John B. Stanchfield is one ot New
Ycrk's candidates for the vice presi
dential nomination at Denver. Mr.
Stanchfield was the democratic candi
date for governor of New York in
1900 and ran only 111,000 behind
tho weakest candidate the republicans
havo nominated In New York for
The New York Central railway has
lost one of Its ablest men, in the death
of George II. Daniels, general passen
ger agent of that road for many years.
Mr. Daniels did more than any other
man to counteract the old "public be
damned" spirit of the original owners
of the Central.
The baptismal name of the new heir
to the Spanish throne is Jaime Amadeo
Alfonso Carlos Antonio PIo Julio
Fernando Philippe Alonzo Ruiz. There
might have been more of it, but he
was christened on the hottest day
Madrid has experienced In many years.
A Kentucky man married a peroxide
blond, only to discover that she was
a brunette from whom he had been
divorced ten years before. Simply
proof of the old assertion that folks
are not particular enough about their
Two Texas gentlemen exchanged
sixteen shots in the lobby of a hotel
without either being Injured. The
Texas law against pistil toting did not
come too soon to save the state's repu
tation as the home of deadshots. ,
"Leaders at Denver are against a
straddle on any plank in the plat
form," says the Louisville Courier
Journal. Thought it waB a demo
cratic convention scheduled for Den
ver. Mr. Bryan is said to be strongly In
favor ot nominating for vice president
some man who was opposed to him
in 1896 and 1900. That does not look
like a square deal for Charley Towne.
Colonel George Harvey, the editor
of Harper's Weekly, has climbed into
the Taft bandwagon, but he waited so
long that he will have to be content
with a rear seat.
The national convention of the
Speech Arts association la being held
at Oak Park, 111. The real speech
arts association Is also being held In
Mr. Hearst cables his acceptance of
the recount of the mayoralty votes In
New York. Kind of him. Wonder
what else there was for him to do?
"You can not fool the American
workman," 'says Mr. Bryan, who
should know, as he has tried It at least
WS rm:iUKTl A I. FIHIXJ USE.
Hopeless Task of the Dfisurnrr In
the Middle Hril,
Washtr.at.nt I'.st lnd.).
Let us o,,k at. tills, "Mill .He West" liny
arj ulklnir ubmt. Since the furiratinn ot
the republican party there have been thir
teen presidential elections at which every
electoral vote frctn Ohio was cast for th"
republican ticket snve one vote that went
for Grover Cleveland In 1W2. Michigan
went republican twelve times and divided
Its vote In IS!1!' east five of Its fourteet. for
Cleveland. Since nnd Including 1VV, Indiana
In presidential ytars has voted democratic
four times and republican nine times. I.i
that time Illinois In presidential years wei t
democratic two times and tepubhean eleven
times, and Wisconsin hns gone democratic
once and republican twilve times. Minne
sota hns supported every republican ticki 1
In presidential years slr.oe it became a
state of the union, and Iowa has yet to
refuse Its vote to a republican national
ticket. As fur Kansas, It has supported
every republican ticket since it became
a state, save Harrison In 1S9J, when It
voted for Weaver, the populist, and Me
Klnley In lMrt, when It voted for Ilryar.'.
That Is the expedition the democratic
party Is Invited to enter upon. And tints
is it again demonstrated that the will of
the populist dominates In democratic coun.
ells. It Is manifest to every discerning
mind that the republicans star.U more
chance to carry Kentucky than the demo
crats to carry Indiana, the one state of
this "Middle West" that gives the O. O. 1.
anv concern. Tennessee Is much less likely
to go democratic than Ohio is to go re
publican. In short, the new political Incursloiv Into
the middle west is as reckless and hopeless
as John H. Morgan's military Invasion of
It In 1SU3.
The Dead llnnd" In New York.
New York Sun.
The really significant and Impressive f.ict
ubuut tho up-state situation Is the atmos
phere of hopelessness that seems to mark
the feeling of democrats everywhere. A
few months aso there was a general at
mosphere of elation, there was talk about
a "democratic year," and the "rainbow
chasers" were hard at work. Tiiey are
Idle now. There Is no more talk about
a "democratic year" In New York state.
Practically all that Is to be heard la acad
emic speculation as to what It "might
havo been without llryan."
What tho democrats of the state are
actually doing, so far as Albany Is an In
dex, la sitting down and discussing the out
look of the next campaign with Bryan as
a candidate, In much the same frame of
mind as If the state democracy waa about
to be seized upon by the mysterious and
fatal African "sleeping sickness," which to
them scums to share not a few symptoms
with malignant iiryanlsm. There Is no
talk of a cure and no notion of a recovery,
but over tho whole party, Irrespective of
faction, and upon each Individual demo
crat seems to rest the benumbing we gilt
of a liryan blight, which brings an atmos
phere of" complete hopelessness.
It is the "dead hand," stretched out and
likely to fasten upon the state ticket, as
well as the national, that seems to have
deprived the up-atate democrata of even
the power of protest. They see It coming,
they realize Its effect, but about their only
elgnlfcant comment seems to be, "What's
Cleaning (he Desk.
Wall Street Journal (Ind.)
William Allen White coined a most felic
itous phrase when he said that Secretary
Taft was Just tho man to clean up the
White IIouso desk; that Is to say, to finish
President Kooeevelt's unwished work.
What he meant was that what was
needed now in the White House was a
man not so much to originate a new pol
icy, and to strike out as a pioneer In a
new field of endeavor, but one who will
soberly though firmly finish up the busi
ness that has been begun and thus put
the country In a position where it might,
if it desired, start on a new movement of
Not only Is Secretary Taft eminently
fitted to perform this work, but it Is a
work which the country needs to have
done. The people of the United States are
In no mood to retrace steps already taken,
to undo reforms already begun or to re
turn to old conditions, but they do need
time in which to finish up the work which
has been begun and to adapt themselves
to the new conditions which they have
ordered. Cleaning up the desk Is now the
next great work.
"Pike' Peak and Bust'"
Chicago Tribune (rep.).
A mischievous ' fate, if the unkind por
tends bo accurate, has changed the defiance
on the canvas sides of the last of the prai
The alternative "or," which contained the
hope and expressed the determination of
tha weary but grimly confident predecessors
of this last ttlot, has been erased and a
sardonic conjecture has been substituted.
The tired and plodding donkey which for
the larft schooner does' the work of the
weary but obedient mules of Its forerunners
revives Itself occasionally between floggings
by spurting around to catch a glimpse of
that destructive conjunctive.
A flicker of expression of all but sup
pressed complucency shows that at least
some portions of the motive power find a
reviving thought In the "and." On the
benignant countenance of the last pilot can
be seen no trace of a suspicion that his
legend has been changed.
Mr. Dryan may not have hitched the
original Balaam's ass to his schooner, but
at least a part of the patient animal sees
with greater saplency than does Its present
Philadelphia Record (dem.).
When Grover Cleveland was asked his
opinion of the Nebraska democratic plat
form, foreshadowing the probable Denver
output, he wrote warnlngly: "Our people
need rest, after a period of terrific hys
teria; they ne-ed peace, after intense ex
citement and apprehension; and they need
conservatism, after the disturbing fever of
radicalism. These things true democracy
tn Ita Integrity and purity should offer to
them, and nothing except these things and
the advocacy of democratic policies which
lead directly to their establishment deserve
to have affixed thereto the democratic
label." This appe.il of a dying patriot ought
not to be lost upon his countryrfrn.
St. Louis Times (ind ).
What the people want is a platform of
principles, free from loose speech and gen
eral condemnation. It would like to ate
these principles set forth In good Epgllsli,
with no hint of ambiguity. Denver demo
crats will in all probability keep to tile
old rut of htghfalutln declarations, with
their hollow appeal to the gallery, but there
Is a chance for some statesman to say
something new In a convincing way.
The Hearst Peril.
Washington Post (ind ).
If Mr. Hearst should be nominated It la
not unlikely that the claims of his sup
porters will be made good In the harvesting
of l.OoO.nou votes. Most of these will be
drawn from the democratic party If Mr.
Bryan Is nominated at Denver. With such
a lots, It goes without saying that he Would
rut a sorry figure In the struggle against
TafC - - -
RATI".' AD "r.ltROR OF l.tW."
Important Itttllau of the ( Ircnlt C'onrt
It takes years and doaens of ults to es
tablish the meaning of any important
statute. The new railroad law is young,
and the courts hive but taK'n up the
task of Interpreting It.
Tlio decision of the circuit coiitt at St.
Paul hi what may be called the Stackyard
rases In ono respect is very far reaching.
The court sets aside an order of the com
inlsMon that was based on on "error of
luw." The error e'onslated In Judging of
the rcasomihh ness ot a charge in connec
tion with other charges and rates. The
commission thought It had the authority
unili r the laiv to reduce the terminal
charse of 12 a far for transporting cattle
to the Crilon stockyard to II u car be
cause the total of the rates nnd chars; s In
the case ef any shipment was too high.
The curt says that .n ciiy c::mi lal it to the
commission the question of the justness
and reasonable nets of each sc gicg.ur d rate
must be determined by itself."
Tho court adds:
It is not Indlspensible In the coi rccil in I y
the federal court of an error cf law hit)
which the commission has fallen whereby
a specific rate Is made unreasonably lov
that the aggrieved party should prove that
the effect of this unrt asonahlo low rate
wll make Its entire business unprofitable.
It is enough thnt th - reduced rate Is unjust
If, then, the segregated ti rinlmi! charge
of the I'nlon Stockyard's company v;is not
unreasonable for the service rendered, th .;
fact that other rates are tin i easonaoie
and make the total excessive, could not be
taken Into consideration by the cun ni'sion.
Let that part of the total which is dc.niel
unreasonable be singled out for attack,
and the commission will have tho power
to order a proper reduction.
Whether the rate law, as It now stands,
requires tho segregation of' rates and
charges. Is clearly a question of construc
tion. Tho language of the act cannot be
said to be absolutely plain on the point, 1
anil If tho commission fell Into un error
of law with reference to it, lay readers
of the act will scarcely wonder at the cir
cumstance. Of course, the supreme court
alone can fully determine whether the law
Imposes the duty of segregation rates and
Judging each charge In the light of lta
own origin and relation to the service
given for It.
Denver Is a mile above the sea level, and
tho democrats as usual will be all up In
Only tlmo will tell whether the ringing
speech of tho temporary chairman at Den
ver will be a tocsin, a knell or a chime.
Notwithstanding an expensive str.ko.'tho
Municipal Traction company In Cleveland
Is fulfilling all of Its promises as to cheap
fares, free transfers and better equipment.
In tho democratlo congressional primary
for the Sixth district of Tennessee, Joseph
W. Byrnes, a lawyer, of Nashville, de
feated John Wesley Gaines, incumbent for
the nomination. Uaines has represented the
district for twelve years.
Melvin O. Palllscr of New York, the
member of the executive committee of the
Independence party, who Is really In charge
while William It. Hearst is in Europe,
says that the independence party at its
convention In Chicago on July 27 and 28
would put a ticket of Ita own in tlie field.
Honry W. Grady, son of Georgia's la
mented statesman and Journalist, Henry
W. Grady, has entered politics by com
mencing his candidacy for the legislature
from Fulton county. Mr. Grady has no
platform, and declurcs that he will make
no. pledges for the purpose of catching
Pope Plus Is a firm believer In newspaper
reading. Ills favorites are two provincial
sheets Venico Dlfesa and Vicenza Verlco.
The latter paper he has read nourly all his
life. When ho became patriarch of Venice
he happened to make the acquaintance of
the editor of the Dlfesa, then a Btruggllns
dally. The editor's views pleased his emi
nence, and hearing of the editor's high
character, ho offered him his aid. The
patriarch's liberality and active support
soon gave tha Difesa a very wide circu
lation. Belated Tribute to Cleveland.
It la reported from Denver that a picture
of Grover Cleveland, draped In mourning',
Is to be a feature in tho convention hall
this week. It will be placed beside pic
tures of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew
Jackson. No picture of Mr. Cleveland has
appeared in a national democratic conven
tion hall in over twelve years, and its re
appearance now will not, we Imagine, be
greutly objected to by the Bryan element.
They will doubtless, indeed, welcome It, for
It may seem to symbolize lor effect upon
the eastern vote a reunion of tlie party
under the Bryan leadership, Mr. Cleveland
is not here now to make any, protest and
no one Is authorized to make a protest for
Much Ado Abont Little.
In connection with all that friction over
the platform, it might have a tranquillizing
effect for the builders to reflect that a
considerable number of the mere voters
will never have the remotest idea of what
It contains, to say nothing of a proper ap
preciation of the niceties of Its phraseology.
Harmonises with the Main Show.
Mr. Theodore Bell, slated for temporary
chairman of the Denver convention, ap
pears to be in line for the predominant
qualification In that gathering. He has
been twice defeated for office.
A lloont for Weaver.
James B. Weaver of Iowa will head the
prohibition movement among the demo
crats. Weaver would head anything that
could possibly result In the printing of his
name in large type.
Don't ion Hear Hint Yellf
Alton B. Parker, who was snowed under
in such a spectacular manner four years
ago, Is extremely desirous, of course, that
Mr. Bryan shall be triumphantly elected.
"I undcrttiand that whenever an Astor
bilt baby lb born it gvi tu.ouo cradle."
'Will, it certainly must lake luls of
'rock' to k?ep thut eradlo going." Phila
"Gumboil and I made a bet ami agreed
to leuve it to you. lie says a drowning
man gettf his lunga full of water, and I
say lie doesn't. Which of us la rlnht?"
"What are the terms of tho waser?"
"The loner Is to pay fur a dinner for the
tnree or us.
"li'ni I never knew Gumholt to pay a
btt. Vou lone." Chicago Tribune.
"De real resourceful man." said I'ncle
Ebvn, "when some or.e hands him a lemon
i ready wif da sugar snd other flxin's to
make it tol'ublu pleasant to take." Wash
Knlcknr Edison says four hours' sleep U
tnni nil for everybody.
Hocker-It would be If you could al;.
It after It Is lima to get up. New York
"I want a photograph representing me
Just as 1 am. None of this 'touching up
"luu ara lu tho wroif shop," rallied
the artistic photographer. "Ttettt-r tiy the
police' station. It's a Hertillon style if
picture you re arier." Philadelphia ledger.
"Hnrtense. rail up Mr. l'e Mlllyuns and
ask for Fido "
"Yes. nie lady."
"Carlo wishes tii bark to him over the
telephone." .ishlngion 1 lereltl.
c i.Kvn, M).
Now dies the hate of parties, and decays
Divided councils, mjnilnu hate or praise;
t'l linen pauses lor a wlmt of gl.mm
Hath laid Its shadow on the flells of
The heart-heat of t nation binds hi ono
Tho love of peoples for an nrc-nt son.
Weaving with fingers of a common wl'.l.
Wreathe for the hlgh-polstd head that lleth
In c minion grief and common sorrow
For tho dead chief the last c x-Pre.l.lc nt !
Open thy heart, O Mother to receive him:
At last all men all hearts ami minds be
T.eke hlin sweet earth, Into thy cnlin .de
mesne. With little daisies In the grass-grown gr'en
To hide and cover with woodbine and
Mis great dust. Time commits to earth,
And thou, u muted bugle nnd soft drum,
Hail him with sadness when the mojrneis
Mourning through all t ho natlui with sweit
Tlie loved, great dead of all the groat ihad
Prov'ne the land still bore them, bore high
Whose sovereign will to .sovereign dfly
lie came when men were needed, when
Yearned for stern leaders and tho ruling
(Hiding with honor and tb t n s ne of right
Toward tho old ideals ami the light;
I'etr rr the past, high spirits that have
Our destined country with sano heart,
Faithful and constant give him, Time, to
Who save to Time his best, and kept his
The Southwest is tho most
prosperous section of the
United States and right
now is a most favorable
time to see for yourself its
Liberal stop-over and
diverse route privileges.
Specific information, with
illustrated booklet, on re
quest. Write or call todeiy.
F. P. Rutherford, D. P. A.
1323 rarnam St.
POnn FOR Weak and nervous mv
rUUU who find their powsr Is
NFRVFS work and youthful vlor
1 1 " x gone as a result ot vr-
work or mental exertion should ak
GRAY'S NERVE FOOD PILLS. lsy will
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OWL BRUO COMPANY
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ff llLI- -1 a I en-
NODies ot xne mystic onnne tonvenuon.
Tickets on Sale
July II th to 1 3th
Good to Return
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buy Passenger J
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ra . .
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HOTEL KUP PER
lttti and McGee Sis., Kansas City, Mo.
Tha most eentra ly located hotel In the city for shopping and ouslnsss.
Only one-half block from Emery, Ulrd. Thayer Iry Good Co.; aumr aJt
theaters. Absolutely modem In every detail. Our new Frsuuh Cats la
the haodsomect In the city. IT Ices moderate.
European Pl&n, $1 00 per day and up '
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' A Fact
Unless the ben Mexican Vanilla
Ucans arc used, properly cured,
properly aged, and the flavor
properly extracted, and allowed to
stand at least one year before of
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Vanilla is an impossibility. . Try
uvi note their delicious flavor
Travel in Safety
The Automatic Block Signal
System now in opera
tion on the
lieduces to a minimum the
possibility of accidents
on this line.
Direct Line Denver to
ELECTRIC LIGHTED TRAINS
CITY TICKET OFFICE, .'
1324 Farnam St.
Phones: Douglas 1838, and Ind. A-3331,'
2 for 25 Cents.
Why pay tho samo
price for other makes 1
Ask Any Men's Furnisher.
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