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TTTT: OMAHA DAILY DEE; TUESDAY, AUGUST 11. 1903.
The Omaiia Daily Dei.
FOCNOED BT EDWARD R08EWATER.
VICTOR ROSE WATER, EDITOR.
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(Seal) ROBERT HUNTER,
WHICH OUT OF TOWK.
"lterlfcera ImtIbbj tk city tarn
orarlly aataala kTa Tka Bee
malla to taeaa. A 8a re m will ae
vilest aa reaaea.ea.
Any majority Is "handsome)"
candidate receiving It.
King Ak-Sar-Ben haa
itring out all the time.
It is hoped. Mr. Roosevelt will not
return from Africa with any white ele
phants oo his bands.
"Is there any advantage in the
canned speech?" asks a reader. Oh,
res. You can shut a phonograph off.
Fortunately, the country does not
depend Exclusively upon the crops har
vested on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Candidate Kern may be interested
'n noting what happened to the be
whitkertd candidate for governor of
What can Mayor Jim be trying to do
down In Texas? Those Texans are not
entitled to vote at the primaries lo
It, may gradually dawn upon Rich
ard KYates that the people of Illinois
do pot lke him as well as he wishes
they might. .
And now we are told that - Mr.
Bryan's speech of scceptance is worth
2 cents. You can read it In The Bee
for half price.
It seems like cruelty to keep "8uany
Jim" Sherman wondering all this time
what the Chicago convention did to
him last June.
"Shall the people rule?" asks Col
onel Hryan. The popular pluralities
in ISM,' 1800 and 1904 would Indicate
an affirmative answer.
The conclusion Is forced that pri
mary election returns come in over in
III note about as slowly as they do
rlLt here In Nebrfctka.
Abdul Unsaid is professing to have
conceived a great love for the plain
people of Turkey, but it will be noticed
that he still wears a steel shirt
The silly season Is on lu full blast
In Illinois. "Billy" Mason got over
100,000 votes as a candidate for the
United States senate at the primaries.
The Department of Agriculture de
clares that rats cause an annual dam
age of 1160, 0U0, 000 to the crops of
the country. Rata are almost aa ex
pensive as automobiles.
Boms of our democratic friends have
dlscovsrsd that "Uncle Joe" Cannon ts
running (or congress In the First Ne
braska district, which will doubtless
be a surprlM to "Uncle Joe."
' Alton B. Parker declares that the
democrats should make a paramount
issue of the tariff. The country re
members that the democrats have al
ways mads a mess of the tariff.
David R. Francis will not be chair,
man of the democratic advisory com
mittee this year Mr. Francis must
have grown tired of offering adrloe
here it would not be accepted.
The Tranamlsalsslppl congress is to
have a new class of permanent mem
bers. We nomlnste Henry T. Clarke
of Omaha, who has earned the right to
be the charter permanent member.
Mosee 0. Wetmore of St. Louis has
been named chairman of the .demo
cratio finance commute. Corporations
may as well take to the woods. Moee
knows them from Intimate acquaint
ance, and they know Xlose.
TBt QVESTIOX OF IXTtRlKKCE.
The democratic World-Herald tries
to combat the 'argument In favor of
Mr. Taft as pre-eminently qualified by
his experience la public life to admin
ister the affairs of the nation as its
executive head. The only criticism it
can make Is that Mr. Taft's experience
has been as an officeholder expert
enee as a prosecuting attorney, as i
collector of Internal revenues, as i
Judge, as a lawyer, as a Philippine
pro-counsel and as nominal head of
the War department. Thla Is not the
kind of experience, according to its no
tion, calculated to fit him for the presl
dency. But when it comes to experience,
what has Mr. Bryan to offer, except
the experience of a chronic offlc
In 1890 Mr. Bryan was a candidate
for congress, ewept Into office on a
local Issue that gave Nebraska a dem
ocratic governor in an overwhelmingly
In 1892 Mr. Bryan was a candidate
for re-election, winning by the skin of
In 1894 Mr. Bryan was an unsuc
cessful candidate for United States
In 1896 Mr. Bryan was an unsuc
cessful candidate for president. '
In 100 Mr. Bryan was again an un
successful candidate for president.
In 1904 Mr. Bryan was again an un
successful, though covert, candidate
for United States senator.
In 1908 he is for the third time a
candidate for president.
Mr. Bryan surely has plenty of ex
perience running for office, but no ex
perience running an office.
When it comes to the question of
experience It la a question between
making good and falling down, be
tween Mr. Taft with a record of suc
cess and Mr. Bryan with a record of
TBE COMlttH TZtT CVBA.
Governor Magoon has wisely re
frained from making any comment or
prediction as to the future effect of
the elections Just held In Cuba. He Is
naturally gratified that the elections
passed, off quietly and without any
hint of disorder, but no realixes that
it is yet too early to forecast condi
tions that may arise after the presi
dential election In the Island on De
cember 1. The elections Just held were
for municipal and provincial offices
only, and furnish but a slight test of
the real sentiment of the Cubans,
In the preliminary contests the
friends of Qeneral Menocal. the con
servative candidate for president, ap
pear to have been In the lead. General
Zayas, an Independent candidate, prom
ises to withdraw and throw his support
to General Gomes, the leader of the
Iberals. It Is generally admitted that
the American Influence haa been dls-
h)osed to favor Gomes. This is, due to
tbe feeling that the Gomez followers
would be slow to aooept the role of
the conservatives,, while General Men
ocal, who i a rich planter and a rep
resentative of the business classes,
would probably acquiesce In the elec
tion of Gomel.
Best Informed men on the Island do
not hesitate to predict that another
revolution will be launched If Gomes
is defeated in the December election.
He Is cne of the original Insurgents
against Spanish rule and is exceedingly
popular, particularly in the interior
provinces. He Is recognised as a man
of ability, and tbe hope is entertained
that his election would be followed by
the establishment of a stable govern
ment. At the same time, the Menocal
followers are most deeply concerned,
as they represent tbe business inter
ests, and. while they have confidence
In the personal ability and Integrity
of Gomel, they entertain some fear of
hi. ability to bold his followers in
cheek. Should be be elected and be un
able to restrain his supporters, an era
of extravagance would follow, which
might make intervention by tne unuea
States again imperative.
It would appear, then, that what
ever the result of the December elec
tion may be, the prospects for Amer
ican wlthdrswal from active partici
pation in Cuban affairs is still remote.
CVRRKncr REFORM FLAWS
The Meichants' association of New
York, recognised as one of the most
representative of tbe mercantile organ
izations of the country, proposes a na
tional currency convention to form a
permanent National Currency Reform
league. Invitations have been sent to
8,000 organizations throughout the
country with tbe intention of getting
the representatives of tbe business- in
terests of the country together to des
ignate what is needed in the wey of
While there may be some question
of the need of a permanent currency
reform league, the plan of the Mer
chants' association Is a good one, in that
It promises to furnish tbe congres
sional committee, now wusldarlng the
currency question, data and Informa
tion concerning the vlewe of tbe busi
ness men of tbe country on the needed
changes in the currency laws.
When the Aldrlch and Fowler bills
were before the last congress, a some
what determined effort was made by
members of the finance committees of
tbe two bouses to secure an expression
of the country's wishes in the matter
of financial legislation. The result was
an array of conflicting statements and
expressions that gave no real light on
the problems demanding solution.
Banking experts in different cities
failed to agree and banking and com
mercial associations in various parts
of the country were at direct conflict
in their recommendations. While
clearly anxious to enact desirable cur
rency legislation, eopgress was unable
to determine Just what was needed. As
a result, the Aldrlch-Vreeland bill, ad
mitteaiy a temporary measure, was
adopted, carrying with- it a commission
to study the, financial systems of dif
ferent countries and to report to con
gress as soon as possible after Jann
ary 1, 1909.
The commission appointed by con
gress Is at work, collecting data both
In this and In foreign countries and
the Information and suggestions tbst
may be effered by the representatives
of the commercial and banking organ
lzatlons will doubtless be welcomed
Tbe business men nave practical
knowledge, at least to the extent of ap
preciating the needs and in deciding
upon what Is required to meet bus!
nesa conditions. The country would
have more faith In a plan of currency
reform if it meets the approval of rep
resentative business men from all sec
tions of the nation as well as of con
rAMiCR'H HVPrVHT VF BKTA-
While Mr. Bryan is Insisting that
the paramount issue In the pending
campaign ts, "Shall the, people rule?"
Judge Alton B. Parker of Esopus, N
., is insisting wUh his best emphasis
that the tariff Is the real issue, and he
predicts that It will be "a winning
issue for the democrats in 1908." In
the 1904 campaign a suspicion at
tached that Mr. Bryan was not enthu
slastlcally sincere In his advocacy of
Judge Parker's candidacy. In the few
speeches he made for Parker after
Mayor "Jim" and "Brother-in-Law
Tom" had established chummy rela-
tions with the Ryan dough-bag Mr.
Bryan placed the soft pedal on all Is
sues which Judge Parker was trying
to make paramount and pulled the for
tlssimo stop wide open on the issues
that Judge Parker was trying to side
step. Perhaps Judge Parker is trying
to support Mr, Bryan back in the same
The democratic platform of 1904 de-
clared that "we denounce protection as
robbery of the many for the benefit of
the few," and Judge Parker let it go
at that He was as silent on tbe tariff
Issue that year as Mr. Bryan Is now,
although the republicans used every ef
fort to goad him into saying something
on that proposition. This year Judge
Parker Is denouncing protection. He
knows, or should know, that the elec
tion of Bryan would end every hope of
tariff revision for four years. The re
publican senate would stand between
the country and a free trade president,
even If Mr. Bryan should have a dem
ocratic house elected with him. Mr.
Bryan is not shouting for a democratic
tariff. He remembers what happened
to the country in 1894, when the Wilson-Gorman
tariff aQt Was placed on
the statute books and paralyxed the na
tion's Industries... He remembers the
democratic defeat thatollowed the en
actment of that tariff monstrosity, and
he will probabjy 'refuse to be led into
the tariff trap so deftly bglted by Judge
Parker. ' . ;
In an address at Los Angeles, Judge
Parker came, out strongly for a na
tional law prohibiting corporations
from contributing to the campaign
funds. "What I want now," said be,
is a federal statute that will apply to
corporations of the entire country.
This was the demand made by Mr.
Bryan and by the Denver platform, in
face of the fact that precisely such a
law as Judge Parker demands was
nassed by a republican congress and
signed by President RooBevelt on Jan
uary 28, 1907. Mr. Bryan stepped into
that trap once and got out, on a plea
of ignorance. Judge Parker is appar
ently trying to induce the candidate to
put his foot in it again.
Judge Parker Ib also trying to in
flate the Imperialism issue again. Mr.
Bryan agreed with tbe Judge on that
question in 1904, but has since been
piping low on It, Just as Judge Parker
passed it over lightly in 1904. Alto
gether, Judge Parker appears to be
trying to give Mr. Bryan Just the kind
and quality of support he received from
Mr. Bryan In 1904, and to emphasize
the old assertion that no democratic
Issue ever lives to be a 4-year-old.
The Increase In the assessment of
lands in Nebraska, as fixed by the
State Board of Equalization, is $55,.
000.000. This represents the im
provement increase for the present
year and the land value Increase for
four years, so that it means approxl-
mately between 110.000,000 and 111,-
000.000 Increase in land values an
nually for the whole state of Nebraska.
Jt will be hard to make anyone believe
that that Is excessive when Jested by
the actual market prices.
Governor Willson of Kentucky bas
offered rewards for tbe capture and
conviction of the "Night Riders." At
tbe same time the "Night Riders" have
promised to bunt up and murder any
cltlten who gives testimony agalnBt
them. Indications are that the state
treasury will not be depleted by the
payment of the rewards offered by the
The local democratic organ will try
vain to make the people believe
that Omaha is enjoying the best kind
good government under Its present
democratic city administration. The
fact is Omaha is paying in taxes the
highest price for the poorest article
municipal government that was ever
put on tbe counter and every taxpayer
Tbe Agricultural department experts
have discovered rats that are suffering
from pathogenic haemogregarlne hep-
atosoon pernlciosum. The experts de
serve credit for discovering somethlag
that is not treated la any of tbe polit
We are pleased to note that among
the other distinguished Italians who
addressed the newly formed Italian
Bryso club at its first meeting were
"Johnny" Reagan, "Jerry" Howard
and "Jim" O Hara.
"Judge Taft hasn't left anything for
the republican spellbinders to say,"
says an Iowa paper. In that case Judge
Taft Is entitled to a unanimous vote of
A San Francisco report says that
Mr. Harriman Is suffering from Indi
gestion. That's what he gets for add
Ing Missouri Pacific securities to his
St. Louie Olobe-Deniocrel.
Senator Allison wa eceuecd by many or
excessive caution, but tho countrj b
lucky If the statesmen of the future make
aa few mistakes.
Momlaatloa aa aa Aeaet.
- Chicago Record-Herald.
Candidate Kern Is rhautauquaing In
Iowa. If nominations for the vice presl
dency carry with them profitable chat
tauqua dates it la probable that Ihero wilt
be 110 lack of aspirants In 1912.
Gives Falrvlaw the uo-By.
Ti assumption that Alton B. Parker Is
quite as enthusiastic for Mr. Bryan's ran
didacy aa Mr. Bryan waa for Mr. Parker's
seems to be widespread. Mr. Parker is
coming east from the Pacific coast avoids
the Nebraska route,
A Common Condition..
Tha fact that Colonel Watterson bd
pointed a dtad man oh his newspaper
campaign committee Is not likely to make
any particular difference. Doubtless some
of the other members are also dead ones;
for such men are nearly always found oa
all kinds of committees.
Not ew, bat Determined,
The new radicalism of the west was tha
one most striking exhibit of the recent con
ventions. This Impression has ne-n
strengthened by Brlstow's d'-feat of Lon
In Kansas ard by Cummins' reasonable
assurance of ' succeeding Al:lson In Iwa.
What would be the republican chancea of
success today had they nominated a can
didate of "the allies," on a platform essen-
uauy cnecaing tne Koosevelt policicar Too
small to be worth mentioning!
EFFORTS TO SAVE TIME.
Million Spent Make Harry Calla
A minute Isn't much,, but to gala a few
what a struggle Is going on In the trans
portation world! Time waa, not so many
years ago, when four weeks waa counted
good time In crossing the Atlantic; now
tha four-day boat U here, and tha two
swiftest ones strain each voyage to lop
off a few minutes and establish a new
record, while other line are planning the
construction of boats which shall do even
better. Recently tha ' Pennsylvania rail
road spent 11.000,000 to save three min
utes between Philadelphia and Trenton,
N, J, To save ninety minutes between
Philadelphia and Harrisburg tbe same
company spent sbchit 170,000,000. Ten
years ago the country regarded the Penn
sylvania as a faat read. A westerner rid
ing over It at that time marveled at its
excellent roadbed, aatf at a wonderful sys
tem, new to him, ofWaterlng its engines
without stopping,,!, Bift In fen years the
company baa spent ISJOOOjOOO to save
an hour or two of. tlWie; to give the pub
lie more speed. '
The Banta Fe spent 10,000,OQO to save
seven miles and a climb over the Raton
mountains by building the Belan cut-pff
in TCew Mexico. ' Tet) million dollars Is
quite a sum, but the engineers can easily
show that the time saved offsets the great '
The Northern Tacltfe spent 15,000.000
last year to save a few minutes between
St. Paul and the Pacific, and so on with
any number of roads and steamship lines.
In cutting down the time, it is estimated
by experts that the railroads of this coun
try have spent 17(0,000,000 In the last
few years, and further plans for saving
minutes are under contemplation. 1 Tun
nels are built, mountains are torn away,
streams 'spanned with costly bridges,
grades changed and lines' moved, all at
great expense, In order that we may get
there a little qaloker. This Is a hurry-up
age in the matter of travel.
A BOOST FOR. TUB WEST.
Method of Utilising Maalte Coal foe
8t. Paul Plor.eer Press.
Prof. Fernald, a mechanical engineer
who during several years bas been making
fuel Investigations under the United States
geological survey, announces tha develop
ment of a gas engine UiM not only should
solve the smoke problem, but should be
of great Importance in the Industrial world
and of Immense value to the west. The
mechanism reduces tbe coal to gas in a
reducer that haa no chimney and needs
none. The gaa g-ies directly to the engine
and does the work of steam In the ordinary
engine. A marine engine of the gaa type
has been designed up to 2,000 horsepower,
and Is about to be installed upon - a
freighter on the great lakes. It Is claimed
for the new engine that It not only doe
away with smoke, an Important consider
ation In war vessels as well as from a
sanitary standpoint In cities, but It effects
a saving of one-half In coal.
The government haa been making Its
experiments in the effort to Increase ef
ficiency in the utilisation of fuel. As It
uses 110,000,000 worth of coal In a year,
the problem Is one of present Importance
to the government, aside from consider
ations concerning the diminishing supply
The teats made show that fuel of such a
low grade aa to practically be valueless fur
steam purposes may be economically con
verted Into producer gas and thus generate
enough power to make It of high commer
cial value. It waa found that slack, bone
coal and lignite can be used to S"'-d ad
vantage: that lignite produces In the gas
engine practically the results obtained
from the same volume of the best bitumin
ous ecal when used In a steam engine.
The showing made by the gas engine not
only demonstrates that It will save one
half on the higher grades of fuel, but
adda to our available supply of fuel tht
millions of tons of low grade coal that
have been considered comparatively use
less. The new gas engine should make possi
ble a tremendous Industrial development
in tbe northwest. There are millions of
acres of lignite In North Dakota and other
states aa well aa In the Canadian north
westthere being more than SU.0Un.iKIO acres
underlying public lands In this country, It
Is estimated. An engine that will utilise
this almost Inexhaustible supply of furl
opena up practically unlimited opportuni
ties. And Prof. Pernald says the engint
la no longer aa experiment but an assured
fact, and predicts that within a few years
It will be installed on all the ships in our
navy and will revolutionise the Industrial
world. Aa engine that wilt use effectively
the lignite of the Pakotas will mean more
lo those states than tt IS possible to esti
mate at present.
ARMY OoaaiP I WAltlriTOX.
Carrat Bvrata Gleaned from the
Army a ad ir Reatlster.
Companies A and D, of the signal corps
.have been performing valuable work at
maneuver ramps In the maintenance of
tartlea! lines of communication during the
military operations. Company A . served
at Chli'kamaura Park. Oa., during the ex
errires there, and has been tranafcrcd to
the maneuver camp at Fort D. A. Russell
Wyo. Company t attended the ramp at
Ixon Springs, Te., and will serve st Fort
Benjamin Harrison, Ind., during the
maneuvers. A new cart capable of play
Ing out and taking up wire designed by
signal rorpe officers at Washington, has
been tried out by these companies, and
with some minor changes has been found
most satlsfa?tory. The cart Is capable
of paying; out and taking up wire while
the draft animals a,re at a gallop. No
balloon operations have been carried on
by the signal corps at the maneuver
camps this summer, as the hydrogen'
gcnerat'ng plant at Fort Omaha, Neb., has
not been placed In an operative condition,
It Is expected to have the plant ready for
use by the middle of September, after
which the gas will be compressed In tubos
and shipped to the place needed to Inflats
mlllltary balloons. However. It Is not
thought that any such shipments can be
made In time for use at the maneuver
camps which Will be held in September.
The army s1rt.I corps has acquired two
new English signal discs with which ex
periments will he conducted, probably at
Fort Leavenworth. This represents a new
method of vlsunl signaling and docs not
employ a lamp or depend upon the re
flection of the sut). It Is a simple device,
which may be held In one hand wUle tho
other hand Is used for operating a semi
circular disc exp islng alternately a white
and a black surface. It is said that signals
may be received at a distance of 4,000
yards. Of course, sunlight Introduces an
element of assistance for the receiver.
The reverse, side of the Instrument Is
painted the khaki color so as to impart
the least opportunity of detection when
viewed from the side which Is not used
for the reception of signals. It Is appreel
ated by the army signal officers that
visual signaling is bound hereafter to have
less value In a military way than formerly.
The introduction of tho field telegraph
and telephone and the wireless operation
of both has made It unecessary to depend
so much upon the heliograph, the shutter
lantern and the other forms of visual
signaling. It is considered, however, that
this English device which has been used
to some extent in the British military
service Is worth a trial.
Much Interest Is expressed by army offi
cers on duty In Washington who are due
to take the horsemanship test, which this
year consists of a ninty-mlle, three-day
ride. It has been decided to have this ride
on October or early November, much to the
relief of the officers who view with no spe
cial pleasure the prospect of a ride In the
heat of a Washington summer. It la pos
sible that some, and perhaps many of the
officers will prefer to walk Instead of ride,
which they may do under the existing eon
dltions. Tho ride Is likely to take Place
from Fort Myer, but It has not been de
cided whether It shall be a ride which will
require camping for two nights on the
road, or whether It will be a series of
three-day rides, each starting at Fort
The present acute shortage in the number
of medical officers of the army has dem
onstrated that tho relief afforded by legis
lation enacted at the last session of corv
greas for-the benefit of the army medloai
department oam none too soon. The da
mand upon the corps for medical officers at
the big maneuver camps has been met with
much difficulty and not always in a way
which was desired by the head of the de
partmenit. It ts hoped that the examina
tions whloh are bins held this week in dlf.
ferent parts of the country will result in
filing many of the existing vacancies In the
regular medical corps. There were more
candidates authorized to appear before the
examining boards than upon any similar
The pew marching shoe for the army has
been manufactured and Is to be tried at
ona of the western posts where there Is a
large force of troops, the members of the
military command representing naturally a
variety of chapes and sixes of feet. By
this means it will be possible to ascertain
whether tha different sixes of the new army
Shoe will meet all the demands likely to be
made upon It by those of tha military ser
vice. Great care has been taken in the
development of this new marching shoe,
which la of the russet type, with a top not
so high aa that of the old marching shoe.
There are fewer lacing holes, and then are
of a six which will easily admit the lacing.
The shoe Is made on a laat which gives the
greatest freedom for the foot, being of
square toe and of a shape which has, by
Inquiry, been found to represent the great
est comfort to the wearer In walking. There
haa been much criticism of the army
marching shoe, especially from those on
duty In the Philippine, where there Is a
good deal of walking to be done, and some
of the marching is oyer the roughest coun
try. The changes which have been made
embody - the suggestions which have come
to the War department from various
sources, and tt is believed that the objec
tions which have been made have been com
PLAIN, BIT NOT VERY POOR.
Fine) Bnnc-h af I'lotoi-rats Financing;
tbe Bryan Campaign.
Nsw York Bun.
Mr. Bryan's finance oommlttee Includes
plutocrats like Moses Clncinnatua Wet
more, William A. Clark, Tom ' Johnson,
Francis O. Newlanda, but wealth is never
predatory if Its owner la willing to vote for
Bryan. But why is the Hon. Oeorge Fred
Williams a mpmuur Of this committee? We
don't mean that he Isn't forehanded, but
surely he would have preferred a' place on
the committee on speakers with Blithering
Bob Ulenn of North Carolina, tha Hon.
Champ Clark, the Hon- John Jay Lents of
Ohio, tha Hon. .Charles Arnette Towne, tbe
Hon. Augustus Thomas and Captain Bvn
Tillman. And that other old friend Petti
grew of South Lekota should have been at t
over the spellbinders. And where Is that
prise tiryanlao Alfalfa 13 HI? Yet no com
mittee is needed to start or could possibly
stop him. He and the cowboy mayor are
the awaited orators, no matter what older
stagers may ba on tha bills.
Tha Maieatl Klnar.
- Louisville Couner-.luurnal.
Statistics as to the American corn crop
are meaningless except when illusiiated
by comparison. The crop of 198 would
make a belt oue mile wld six tiim around
tbe earth. Made into hoecukta, aa niuoli
buttermilk as the great bait Lake could
hold would be required lo wash It down.
Fed to cattle and hogs, it brings to the
American farmer nnatever tie Brer irut
ISS( llaal of Prosperity, -
The ordar for 10.(00 steel cars for the
Oould-Harrlmaa lines Just placed in Pitts-'
burg looks as If the railroads were prepar
ing for a long haul of prosperity, for It
cauuot be eomylvied abort of three year,
THE finest sauces for meats, fish or vegeta
bles, as well as Mayonnaise dressing,.can
only be made by using
Sixty-six Years of Superiority.
PASSING OF A SE. ATK TYPE.
Effect of Laws fop the Poanlar Choice
Kanaaa CHy Star.
The Unltod Rates senato is assumed to
be the most stable department of our gov
ernment, unless that distinction belongs
more fitly to tho federal judiciary. The
senato Is opposed to the spirit of chantfe.
That was the Intention of the founders of
the arovernment before the senate had
come to represent privilege. Immutability
is looked upon now aa the chief merit of
the senate by the conservatives or re
actionaries of the country.
But the close of the career of Senator
Allison serves to illustrate the fact that
this assumed Immutability has been BresMy
magnified. It would not be posslhlo for
a senator, beginning now, to repeat the
public life of the Iowa senator. Mr. I,ons;
of Kansas tried It, set Mr. Allison ss his
model, and failed for that very reason.
Without any defection from a code of
personal integrity Senator Allison dis
tinguished between service In the senate
and service to the people. It Is that which
cannot be done any more, with continued
success to the person who tries it. .
8o the senate will still be for a time
out of plumb with the general structure
of popular government, but It Is already
changing and the conditions affecting1 It
have chanced still more. Borne of the
states will be slow to fall Into line with
the general movement. Some senators
whom the people have learned to support
from habit and who have engendered by
long association a feeling of personal re
gard, will probably linger In their places.
But there Is not thirty years nor six of
senator service ahead for an aspiring man
of the west who holds senate tradition
above the necessities of the life of his
The changing history In store for the
senate Is manifested ift the various state
laws for the popular choice of senators.
It is shown In the expressed views of
every present candidate for the presi
dency, that senators should be elected by
popular vote. The people have come to
realize that In a popular government It is
absurd that only one branch of the law
making body should be designated as the
A senate type that once gave the tons
to the whole senate service Is passing
through Its last effective day.
BETRAYAL OF POPVLI8M.
Specimen of Political Grand Larceny
Washington Post (lnd.).
It seems that Mr. Thomas E. Watson is
not to be allowed to run for president this
year In the state of Nebraska. His party
held a state convention- there and nomi
nated a full ticket of electors, but, strange
to say, the personnel of the democratic
ticket and of the populist ticket is the
same, and It is announced that every man
of them If chosen Is certain to vote for
Mr. Bryan In the electoral college.
We have the authority of Mr. Sam Gom-
pers for it that the work a laboring mun
sells for a wage is not a "commodity," and
it la doubtless true that seising, taking
away, appropriating and permanently de
priving Mr. Watson of the use of his eight
candidates for presidential electors In Ne
braska Is not larceny; but Mr. Watson Is
a learned and a skillful lawyer, as well as
an Intrepid and pugnacious man, and It wi:i
riot be marvelous if he shall appear in
Nebraska inquiring tho way to the grand
jury and wanting to know If stealing Is a
crime out there.
There Is but one conclusion to be drawn
from this circumstance and that la that
the "pops" of Nebraska, from long and In
timate political association with, and from
constant and affectionate personal con
templation of, Mr. Bryan are convinced
that Mr. Bryan la sounder In the faith and
deeper-grounded in the principles of the
populist party than Mr. Watson. And it
may be that this Is what prompted Mr,
Watson to seek a Joint discussion of poli
tics with Mr, Bryan on tha stump during
Now, if Mr. Mack, a successor of Dean
Richmond, as a democratic manager in
New York, could find a way to seize and
carry away tha Independence league elec
tors In New York and bestow the usufruct
on Mr. Bryan, and If tha regenerate and
politically cleansed Roger Sullivan would
turn alike the Identloal trick in Illinois It
would make the sun shine a great deal
brighter on the democratlo side of the
There was a man out in Kentucky, saga
cious, adroit, and a veteran at the game,
who gave it as his opinion and he was an
expert that politics is what General Sher
man said war la.
And It Is a bold man who disputes the
Omaha's Oabloae Distinction.
Tha Voter, Chicago.
While Major "Jim" Dahlman of Omaha js
undoubtedly a picturesque character and
has done much to keep the Nebraska
niclrurolis in the public vy of lute, it
would be quite proper for him to suppress
his antl-pruhlblUon proclivities when In at
tendance upon national conventions. I do
not think that his antics at Denver tended
to elevate him, his office or his city in
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Consxragatloa of Pvooaaaada at Home
Hears Appeal Iroui Krttlesl
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tha congregation of the propaganda ad-
Journed after an all day discussion of one
American case, though it was not an im
portant one. The matter referred to a
priest of Btoux City, who waa once con
demned by the American courts and twice
by the ecclesiastical authorities. The priest
appealed to Rome. Cardinal Gibbons par
ticipated In the discussion and agreed with
and other cardinals to confirm the condein
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rKIlOAL SOTES. .
It may to inferred that IX If. Han-lmag.
counts that day lost whoM low descending
sun sees not some hated rival on the rum
One of the republican candidate for corn
gress In Oklahoma, II. 8. P. Stanford, !
making use of moving pictures in his cuik.
Alt the lawyers connected with the r.-uH
have at last HRreed that the widow Gun
ness Is dead. They must have found th
necessary In order to collect their f.-es from
Charles Field, who Is be&eved to be the,
oldest judge In tha United States now pre-,
siding, bas Just celebrated Ills ninety-thir-t
birthday by holding a sesaton of tbe district
court at his home In A tho!, Mass.
A Chicago man picked up a $uO,OGO checlc,
returned it to tha owner and received ti
reward, and now the owner la txUng vari
ously abuaed for stinginess. As a matte
of fact the check was not worth 2 cents to
Lord Wolseley, who has Just paosed hui
seventy-fifth birthday, baa probably had
more narrow escapes from death than any
other living British officer. In hts younger
days his lordship waa so daring that be
earned from tha Ash ant la the title of "Tho
Oenaral Who Never Stops."
These are great days for the brothers
Charles Charles P. Taft and Charles W.
Bryau. Neither wholly escapes criticism.
Of the Bryan Charles, one Influential demo
crat sdld at Denver: "I wish I had thai
man for a brother! I would buy a small
livery stable and put him In charge of 1L
"Are you going- to send Graftlelgh bacll
to congress?" asked the reporter.
"That's what," replied the rural politi
cian. "We realize that It will be safer foe
us to have him there than at home." Chi
Tha assassin's knife glanced harmlessly
from the sultan's coat of mail.
"Report to the guard and have yourself
hanged," said tha sultan, looking bored.
It s fellows of your typa that prevent ma
from sitting comfortably In shirt sleeves. "-
"I eunnoee you exnact to have a lot of
people up In the air before you get throueJa .
with your flying machine?"
"Yes," answered the promvrtnr ah&nnt
mlndedly; "especially Investors." Wasuing
"How long does your wife expect to re
main away t
"well, she took six trunks with her, so
I suntiose she will be gone about a month)
and a half." Chicago Reuord-Herald.
"My dear," began Mrs. Spenders, tenta
tively, "would you consider an opal un
I would," replied her hmrnarvd promptlyj
"if I got a bill for one and had to pay It.
"O." she exclaimed, "I'm so glad I or
dered a diamond instead.1' Pilladelplila
"Hub, you dTlnk beer in summer to cool
you off, and in winter to warm you up. X
call that inconsistent."
"You have no criticism coming to you,
eh? Eton't you wear a peekaboo all the
year 'round. Lioulsvllle Courier-Journal.
"Son, I am afraid your wife la a little bit
extravagant, is site not?"
"But 1200 for one dress I Don't you con
aider that a little bit extiavagantf'
"Nopa, not a little bit." Houston Post.
"Here's a fellow who thinks he has dis
covered that love stories never atari In tha
"That's easily understood. It would never
do to say the heroine bad ould feet." Clave
land Plain Dealer.
"Have you got any any typewriter axter
minators?" asked tha email' boy.
"What!" exclaimed the salesgirl, aghast,
"Typewriter exterminators. 1 think Ut&t
what they told me to get. Anyhow, It Was)
"IX) you mean typewriter erasers?"
"Well, maybe that was it, but whafs the
difference? Ain't they the same? I want 4
dhue'a worth of 'eni.'1 Chicago Tribune.
HIS MAJESTY AttiLST.
Detroit Free Press.
Comos the month of aaterea gay.
Ripening grain adown the way;
August, with her sunbeams rare.
Waits upon the threshold there;
Strewing flowers with lavish hand.
Bearing fruits throughout tha land,
August, tripping o'er the sod.
Bursts the stately golden rod
Into bloom; with magic wand
Paints tiie lily In the pond,
Slill I have no love for her. ' .
Into hate my passions stir.
Queen-like, she, hut a deceiver,
August, month of dread bay fever.
August, month of moonbeams bright.
Turning Into day tha night;
Some with welcome warm await
On tiptoe t-eside the gala
For her coming, and they'll thrill
As she dances down Uie hill,
Hpreadlng pt-rfumo on your way.
Fragrant scent cf new-mown hay;
Fun-browned lasatea weave tbelr half
New with nature's garland rare;
l.lule chlldrtn In the sands
On the beaches clap their banda;
But I've grown an unbeliever,
August, month of dread bay fare.
Some there ara who watt to meet her.
Koine there are who want to greet her, '
Month when birds and bees ara biiiimjns
Koine may glory In her coming.
Borne, however, live In dread,
August, month-of etuffy head;
Month of reddaned eyes and nosos.
Month when sleep no eyelid closes,
Month when, propped up in a chair.
Some must pant and gasp for air,
August, month of gentle breezes,
Moiitu of wheezes, month of sneeses.
All your beauty's a deeelvar, i
You're the month of dread bay fever
Ve Are Not
Through With You
vv uen you ouy giases Trom us, tha
must autlrfy you. Wa guajwlaee!
uur vasi i
xperisnce of 10 yaara
a a eaolaalve
Is at your servloa.
1 Opp. Peoples Wis. gVj Trtrntsaa),
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