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STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION.
Btate of Nebraska, Dotigla County, as.:
Oeorge B Tsachuek, treasurer of The
Bee Puhllshlng Company, being duly
sworn, says that the actual number of
full and complete copies of The Dally.
Morning, Evening and Sunday Bee printed
luring the month of September, 1908, was
as follows:
1 36,000
3 87,650
S 30,060
4 30.960
36,140
35,700
7 36,530
89,610
36,840
10 36,610
11 36,660
12 36,600
IS 30,600
14 36,380
It 36,380
II 34.190
IT 38,300
It 36,340
19 36,370
tO 36,000
21 36,330
22 36,830
23 36,490
24 36,560
26 36,460
26 36,490
27 37,700
21 36,440
29 36,490
SO 36,700
Totals 1,096,390
Less unsold and returned copies.. 8,437
Net total 1,086,953
Call y average 36,333
OBORQE B. TZSCHUCK,
Treasurer.
Subscribed In my presence and sworn to
Vefore me this 1st day of October, 1908.
(Seal.) ROBERT HUNTER,
Notary Public.
W1IE! OUT OF TOWN.
Subscribers lcavlnsj the city tem
porarily should hare The Bee
mailed to them. Address will be
rhaaa-ed aa often as reqaeated.
The map of Europe will really look
better with the crescent of Mohammed
eliminated.
.
This Balkan trouble will probably
enhance the price of Turkish ruga
made In Paterson, N. J.
Tom Watson say 8 he does not wish
to be elected president. The voters
are showing no disposition to force
him.
The Bulgarian army Is Bald to be
modeled after the Russian pattern. In
that case the Bulgarians might as well
quit.
I
The American battleships will start
for Japan In a few days, without wait
ing for the aid or consent of Captain
Hobson.
The sultan of Turkey is blaming
most of his troubles on his minister of
finance. So there Is a Turkish Has
kell, Is there?
It Is reported that a Russian prince
Is to marry an American singer "for
love." Chances are that he Is marry
ing her for her notes.
Chicago republicans gained 12,000
In the first day's registration and the
democrats logt 6,000. That's the
Bryan wave that Is sweeping over the
country.
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A Boston man was excused from
jury duty because he was writing a
book. Indiana would not be able to
secure a Jury If that excuse was ac
cepted by Hoosler judges.
Mrs. Howard Gould testifies that her
husband had the habit of winking at
actresses on the stage. Howard should
get an expert oculist to testify in his
behalf.
An Iowa man who has been visiting
Texas says he saw frogs there as big
as chickens. Iowa men visiting Texas
should be careful about their drinking
habits.
Colonel Ouffey of Pennsylvania has
repudiated Haskell. Apparently Col
onel Bryan is the only prominent dem
ocrat who refuses to condemn Haskell
or Haskelllsm.
t
Lord Rosslyn, who tried unsuccess
fully to break the bank at Monte
Carlo, is going to be married for the
third time. The gambling instinct In
him can not be suppressed.
Two Bryan electors in Massachusetts
have resigned from the ticket, explain
ing that they are going to vote for Mr.
Taft. Someone should move to make
It unanimous in Massachusetts.
A St. Louis Judge Is considering tlm
problem, "What are the household du
ties of a millionaire's wife?" It would
seem that a millionaire's wife ought
to be free from household duties.
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Emperor William need not hope to
escape being accused of backing Bul
garia's bolt from Turkey. He Is al
ways suspected when anything hap
pens to threaten the peace of Europe
and, sometimes, he is suspected
wrongly.
Charles Frohnian has refused to re
serve seats for the first night perform
ance of his shows in order to "get rid
of hypercritical first-night audiences."
Why doesn't he save all that worry
by opening bia shows on the second
Hifbtt
THE rCPLIC HEALTH.
The recent world congress at Wash
ington for the interchange of opinions
on tuberculosis. Its causes and meth
ods of treatment. toEcthpr with the
! concerted action that Is now being
j planned for fighting cholera and the
I bubonic plague In all parts of the elx,
'llizrd woild, are certain to have an In
jslrurtlve and Inspiring effect In calling
attention to the Importance of safe
guarding Hie public health, as distln
'gutuhed from the health of the indl
; vldual.
The public health. In the broad
sense, Is essentially the greatest asset
of a nation and should be one of the
nation's chlefest concern, but the rec
ord shows that this development has
come late In modern civilization. Pa
ternalism and centralization have man
ifested themselves In some degree in
every other phase of activity, while
but too little attention lias been given
to tho public health. It Is perhaps
strange that lawmakers, students of
economic conditions' and sociological
experts have devoted much time and
thought to the relations of the Individ
ual to the community or the nation In
all other matters, while giving but
scant attention to the socializing of
the health question, the broadening of
the base so as to Include whole popu
lations Instead of Individuals. ,
Selfishness and indifference are
probably at the bottom of this neglect
of a question that vitally concerns the
public. The average citizen Is prone
to feel that he has done his part when
he takes care of his own health and
that of his family and shows a reason
able Interest and concern In the health
of his neighbors. Recently there has
been an awakening of the Individual
to his responsibility toward the public
health. Science has been active in
proving that most epidemics and con
tagions are due to conditions which
could be removed. Thousands of citi
zens die annually from preventable
diseases, and this fact places a respon
sibility for the whole people upon each
Individual. In the face of such con
tagions and epidemics the individual
is helpless, regardless of his ability to
employ the best medical service, and
the duty of precaution becomes a pub
lic, not an individual, responsibility.
In a recent article in Science Prof,
William T. Sedgwick advances the
theorem that for every death prevented
by the purification of a water supply
two or three-deaths are avoided from
other contingent causes. On this
feature of public oanltatlon Prof. Sedg
wick says: '
Working under my direction, Mr. Scott
MacNutt has recently been able to confirm
this surprising theorem, and even to estab
lish It as conservative. We have also gone
further than Mazen and discovered what
the other causes are from which deaths are
thus avoided; and, although they are not
yet all published, I may say that conspicu
ous among these "other causes" are pneu
monia, pulmonary tuberculosis, bronchitis
and Infant mortality.
Prof. Sedgwick uses- the filtration
plant at Pittsburg as an illustration.
The record shows that the installation
of this plant has saved 100 deaths from
typhoid fever and at least 200 more
from other contingent causes. The
importance of a pure water supply Is
being Impressed upon the people every
where and with it the necessity of con
sidering environment and general con
ditions In their relation to the general
health. This new awakening is caus
ing special attention to be paid to san
itation In factories, the cleaning up of
pest-breed lng tenement districts and
general regulation of the systems of
sewage and garbage disposal and street
cleaning. The arousing of tre public
Interest in this public question is the
more welcome because it Is belated.
THE COIWTRY'S WATERWAYS.
Beneath the enthusiasm and general
Inconsequential debate engendered by
the waterways convention at Chicago
lies a purpose deep . enough and
broad .' enough to concern the en
tire country. The movement for
a more general utilization of the nat
ural facilities for transportation af
forded by the navigable streams of the
United States is taking on a concrete
form. It is a demand of the steadily
Increasing commerce of the country
that some more extensive use be made
of the great rivers of the United
States. No country In the world Is so
favored naturally, but of late years no
country has made so little use of Its
natural advantages in this regard as
has the United States. The railroads
drove the steamboats out of business,
not because the railroads furnished
transportation more desirable as re
gards certainty, but because the rail
roads had all the advantage as to
celerity. The rapid development of
the country back from the rivers was
also a strong point In favor of the rail
roads, but the time has come when
he railroads cannot properly take t are
of all the business that depends upon
them, and the slower, cheaper method
of moving the bulkier commodities of
trade Is again called for.
In Chicago great stress was laid
upon the construction of a deep water
canal that will connect Lake Michigan
lth the Mississippi river and the Im
provement of the Mississippi so as to
permit cf deep-draught vessels moving
without hindrance between the Gulf of
Mexico and the lakes. This is, of
course, a very desirable feature of tlu
general program, but It would seem to
be wise to provide for the Improve
ment of existing water courses before
entering upon extensive construction
or artitU'lul ways. The difficulty that
has stood in the path of improvement
of the water courses of the United
States for a long time has been the
failure of the champions of "the cause
to agree upon a program, Whenever
the advocates of waterway transporta
tion will concentrate upon a definite
line of action, results will certainly fol
low. Tho letting of a contract for an-
other wing of the Omaha High school
must bring home to the older residents
of the city In a very forcible way the
thought of Its recent great growth.
Men who are still young and active in
the local business world were Omaha
High school students In the days when
the old building on the hill was new
and was thought to be sufficient for
all demands for many years to come.
The development of the Omaha schools
has been a large part of the growth of
the city, and one of its chief sources
of local pride Is the fact that the pub
lic schools have not been permitted at
any time to lag behind in the general
progress of the community.
THE A JEW COAL SITPLY.
Alaska has been busy for several
years sending an annual gold contribu
tion several times as large as tho
original purchase price of the territory,
but now conies to the front with a
promise, made through the geological
survey, of having another resource
that Is of more value than all of tho
yellow metal washed from the frozen
creek beds in the Klondike or sifted
from the beaches at Nome. According
to the latest report of the government
officials al4 of those estimates showing
that the coal supply of the nation will
be exhausted within the next century
or so may be torn up and used for
starting the furnace fires. Alaska has
coal to burn. An expert of the geo
logical survey has just made a report,
the result of several years' Investiga
tion, In which he offers the following
cheering assurance:
The mineral coal In the ground In Alaska
has not yet been definitely estimated, and,
whatever estimates are made, for some
years to come will doubtless be subject
to wide expansion as further geological ex
plorations are carried forward, but It Is
proper to say that the coal resources of
the territory are very great, and that they
will bo figured In hundreds of millions and
even billions of tons.
"Billions of tons of coal" has a
warming sound and the geological sur
vey reports Indicate that the estimate
of the coal deposits In that country
have not been exaggerated. The ex
plored and known coal area of Alaska
already is approximately 12,000
square miles. Practically one-fourth
of the Alaska country has not been ex
plored. Should that area develop coal
fields the worry over fuel for the fu
ture, might be postponed for centuries.
The investigations that have been
made of the Alaskan coal deposits have
been confined to the coast and show
that coal exists along the entire coast.
from one end of the country to the
other. The coal ranges from low
grade lignite to the best of anthracite
and bituminous, equal to any found
in the Pennsylvania and West Vir
ginia coal fields. Enough has already
been learned of. the extent of these de
posits to warrant the government ex
perts in assuring the country that
Alaska can supply the nation's wants
for fuel for generations to come, even
if no additional coal areas are dis
covered. GREATEST OF GAMES.
The foot hall warrior is now coming
in for his little brief time upon the
stage, but nothing that he can do will
ever place him on a par with the base
ball man, who is going into winter
quarters. A nation Is largely meas
ured by tho character of Its games,
and the healthy and vigorous outdoor
pastimes that attract the attention of
Its youngsters are a certain index to
Its character. The game of base ball
is strenuous, calling for the very best
of the men who participate in It. It
requires a clear brain, steady nerves ,
and strong muscles, and that it is so
thoroughly understood and so gen
erally played by Americans Is an Indi
cation of the general nature of the na
tion. The devotion given to base ball
la. but an example of the earnestness
with which the American has taken up
all problems of life, and of the energy
that has placed this country far in ad
vance of any the world has ever
known.
In four base ball leagues this year
National, American, Western and
Southern the last game of the
schedule was necessary to determine
the pennant, and in no league an extra
game had to be played before the
champlorshlp could be awarded the
first such Instance since the National's
organization in 1876.
The season of 1908 goes down In
history as the greatest of all years.
Something like $17,000,000 was paid
at tho gates of the hundreds of parks
over the country. Attendances of 10,
000 became common and those of 30,
000 were registered several times.
What does It all mean? One thing Is
that the American people have a great
national sport in whose fairness and
cleanness they place the most Implicit
confidence. Were there the slightest
suspicion that base ball aa played and
carried on today under the direction
of the National commission was not
"on the square" conditions would bo
very different. The patronage given
the game Is all the testimony Its gen
uineness requires. Base ball possesses
an indefinable magic that Is unique.
The charge of commercialism has been
made against this country, yet not even
the most strenuous struggles for com
mercial advantage will half compare
with the effort men ard women often
exert to see a single pame of ball. At
midnight Thursday, the day the Cubs
beat the Giants for the National league
penuant, a polcen-.an passing by the
main entrance to the Detroit park
found a lone man hanging arounl the
gate. When he demanded to know
what the man was there for at that
time of night he got the reply, "I am
here to get the first grandstand Beat
to the game Saturday." What other
pursuit of pleasure or business Is there
that will drag men from their beds at
midnight and hold them in lonely vigil
through hours of darkness and day?
And what Is that charm In base ball
that so enslaves men's passions! No
matter what; nobody can explain It,
but everybody who knows the game
Is heartily glad It Is there and hopes
its magic will never wane. Long live
the greatest of all games..
A FAM1XE IS CHURL'S GIRLS.
New York and Chicago theatrical
managers are announcing a , near-famine
in chorus girls and shrewd man
agers and their press agents are keep
ing the public Informed as to the sup
ply and demand of available front row
beauty with as much accuracy as sta
ple stocks are quoted each day by the
ticker and in the published market re
ports. We doubt If the general pub
lic becomes very much perturbed over
the reported shortage, while a goodly
portion of the theater-going populace,
particularly In the west, will bo dis
posed to wish that chorus girls, at
least of the kind usually sent on tour
ing trips, were even scarcer.
Theatrical managers have only
themselves to blame for the shortage
of the chorus girl crop, or rather for a
demand that has increased out of all
proportion with the supply. Year by
year the producing managers have
been turning their attention and en
ergies to musical comedies, burlesque
and spectacular affairs, ousting the
legitimate drama from its place, and
thus creating an unusual and abnormal
demand for chorus girls. Even an or
dinary or garden variety of musical
comedy these days has to be backed
up with a bevy of pretty girls and the
supply Is far short of the demand.
"Show girls" are needed by the hun
dreds and by the thousands. They may
not be able to sing well enough to war
rant the use of the word "chorus" In
referring to them, but youth and
beauty and figure make up for vocal
shortcomings.
The famine in the chorus Is not due
to any lack of pretty American girls.
That is one crop that never fails In
this country. It Is due, doubtless, to
the larger growth of common Bense
among American girls and the knowl
edge that the Illusions, which form the
chief charm of the stage to the audi
ence, does not linger after the curtain
has fallen. The American girls are
learning that the chorus girl has no
life of unalloyed pleasure, but that, If
she does her work conscientiously and
well, the long hours, the broken rest
and other hardships are not compen
sated by the weekly wage she receives.
There will always be plenty of hand
some girls, ready to try their luck on
the stage, but the famine In competent
chorus girls is easily explained.
There's a famine In competent help In
every line of activity, In the real as
well as the mimic affairs of life.
WHATS IN A CIIEESEt
Experts at the Department of Agri
culture have been at work again and
the result Is an Interesting, if some
what technical, dissertation on cheeses,
how they are made, what they are
made of and all the details connected
with the business.- The experts an
nounce, in an introductory note, that
there are 229 known varieties of cheese
and that no two of these are at all
alike except that they have milk in
some form as the basis. Milk Is the
foundation of all cheeses, but the su
perstructure may be made of anything
from sage to soapstone, depending
upon the whim of the cheese builder
and the taste of the consumer.
Cheese making Is one of the oldest
arts, or trades, or habits, under which
ever classification. It was an article
of diet back in the hazy times of his
tory and has never lost out with chan
ging fashions. It is found In the plains
of South America, on the shores of the
Mediterranean, In the passes of the
Alps, on the banks of the Rhine and
the Rhone, on the Bteppes of Siberia,
In the cottages of the peasants, in the
palaces of princes and on lunch coun
ters of the civilized and seml-clvillzed
world. Age does not wither nor cus
tom stale the infinite variety of cheese.
There are cheeses in existence and
growing stronger every day that are
older, than any existing government.
One particular cheese Is mentioned as
being over 200 years old and reflecting
great credit on the family that pos
sesses it. Over in Switzerland they
have a pleasant custom of making a
cheese at the birth of a child and eat
ing it at his funeral feast, or at the
funeral of his son or grandson.
According to the government bulle
tin cheese can be made from milk and
anything else that Is handy around the
house. Rennet, extract of thistle
blooms, wlthanla berries, acetic acid
and other agencies are used for cur
dling purposes. It Is made of skimmed
milk, cream, buttermilk, reindeer milk,
goat milk and any old combination
with a milk basis. It is made hard or
soft; it is made In cakes as small aa
your thumb and it comes in packages
as big as a grindstone. It is sun
cured, smoke cured, cured In garrets,
cellars, stone quarries, In trees or in
caves; It Is wrapped in bark, in fine
linen, In oiled sklnB; It is made with
whisky flavor, with sage filling, with
eggs, butter, sugar, sail, cinnamon,
nuts or anything else that may please
the palate.
The reports of the experts raises an
interesting question as to what actios
the inspectors of the pure food w will
take when it conies to examining
cheese? From the formulas set forth
in the pamphlet under discussion it Is
difficult to Imagine how they would go
about to adulterate a cheese.
The Iudianapolis News asserts that
the six greatest women in the country
are Julia Ward Howe, because of her
patriotism; Jane Addams, because of
her reform work; Helen Keller, because
of her perseverance; Maude Balllngton
Booth, for her work In uplifting the
fallen; Frances Folaora Cleveland, aa
embodiment of American wifehood
and motherhood, and Helen Gould, be
cause of her philanthropy. Every man,
in love knows at .least one other
woman who should be added to the
list.
California democrats are complain
ing that they have no real party spell
binders In this campaign. That is
hardly complimentary to Judge Parker
and George Fred Williams, who have
been stumping that state.
Railroad stocks went off several
points in Wall street on account of
Bulgaria's declaration of independ
ence. The next tnlng in order will be
an advance In rates on war clouds.
Among the other Bulgarian atroci
ties will be the jokes and puns made
on those names.
I'd herded Drops.
Indianapolis News.
Cut, of course, you can't expect such a
conservative and well-established commod
ity as the pork chop to pay any attention
to any mere drop of 50 cents or so In the
price of hogs on the frivolous market.
Panama DIgalna-.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
The total remaining excavation at Pan
ama Is 91 000,000 cubic yards, and the work
Is going on at the rate of over 3.0C0O00 cubic
yards a month. By July 4, 1111, the digging
should be completed, which will be an In
teresting Item for the day we celebrate.
A Forlorn Hope.
Philadelphia Press.
Bryan Is so much frightened about the
situation In his own state of Nebraska that
he- Is going to spend three days In a can
vass there. When the democrats get in
doubt a.bout Nebraska It goes a long way
to shatter their claims to any part of the
west.
Foolish Prophecies.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat. -Twelve
years ago the prediction was made
by democratic statesmen that the Fourth
of July would be put out of business as a
result of republican policies. On the con
trary, the anniversary still survives and Is
annually celebrated with Increased ardor,
not only in the land of Us birth, but In for
eign lands as well.
Activities of the Campaign.
Baltimore American,
gome time ago the leaders of the cam-
pa gns of all parties were warning their
followers against the dangers of apathy.
Whatever else may be charged against the
campaigning, no one can accuse anybody
concerned now of being apathetic. On the
contrary, the interest Is of the liveliest.
partly on the principle that the desire to
see a scrap springs eternal in the human
breast.
SECULAR SHOTS AT TUB PULPIT
New York World: The impression gained
from the career of John Alexander Dowie,
against whose estate claims exceeding
$5,000,000 have been filed, Is that he gave to
Zlon City talents which would have shone
with great brilliance in Wall street.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: The pastors who
are endeavoring to bar certain popular
songs from the repertory of the young
men 1n whom they are Interested might
do well to get the composers of these
ongs to write something equally tuneful
that would be up to the pastoral standard.
Somebody said long ago that the devil
shouldn't be given all the good music.
Springfield Republican: The extent of
the Salvation Army organization Is hardly
comprehended by the public, notwithstand
ing . the accounts from General Booth's
campaign over Europe, In India, Australia
and norw In South Africa, but It Is really get
ting to be almost aa catholic as the Roman
church. So It has to sustain a "secretary
for foreign affairs" and that official, T.
Henry Howard, is now in this country.
He was the organizer of Army corps and
posts in Australia and has been commis
sioner In various branches of the work
for more than a quarter of a century.
Boston Herald: The Rev. Dr. Philip S.
Moxom of Springfield makes an emphatic
protest against religious revivals and gives
It as the lesson of his experience that they
lead only to an artificial and hectic sort
of religious enthus asm that in the end does
more harm' than good to the churches em
ploying such methods. More good, he
opines, can be done by a dozen earnest
and quiet workers than by all the florid
and artificial exhorting which crops out
In revivals. However, Dr. Moxom is fond
of shocking his more fervid evangelical
brethren occasionally.
PERSONAL A.U OlilKllWISE,
Now Is the time to plan for a safe and
sane Halloween.
The clamor around the palace of King
Peter of Sepvla would be less annoying
to Peter If he was sure that no bombs
were concealed In the crowd.
The Balkan war cloud la no bigger than
a man's hand because the Interested
powers are not disposed to show their
hand at this stage of the game.
The veiled prophet of St. Louis achieved
much applause this year by refusing to
prophesy which way Missouri was going.
The task was too much fur lilm.
A New York judge, who believes pub
licity to be something of a moral fuml
gant, refused to seal the papers In a di
vorce case In which a preacher was
named as corespondent.
After Investigating the cause of the
fire which destroyed a large part of Bos
ton's suburb, Chelsea, a local Judge
places the burning cigarette, aa a fire
bug, on a limit with Mrs. O'Leary's cow.
New York's new way of dealing with
chauffeurs who smash the epeed limit
law is to give them one day In jail for
every mile on the hour gauge. One who
hit up a tlilrty-inlle gait la now doing
thirty days.
A Detroit man who wedded a merry
widow a few years ago did not have a
suspicion of her advanced years until her
grown son by a former husband drove
one into his head with a flat. That woke
him up and he hiked for a divorce court.
The upheaval in southeastern Europe
revives fond recollections of Tlrnova,
Bulgaria's ancient capital, which pro
voked a flood of humorous ,-eflectlona
some thirty years ago. Paragraphers of
today Tlrnova the pun Just aa the old
boys did.
Phlladolphtans meant no reflection on
the memory of William Penn when they
observed founders' day with parades of
mllltla, regulars and anarlnes, agalrut
which the Quaker leader exhorted while
living. But William has been dead quite
awhile and Philadelphia has moved con
siderable. The courts of Indiana have affirmed
the right of the state to seek forfeiture
of the charters of the hotel companies
at French Lick and West Baden, two
health resorts of southern Indiana, where
sulphur water flows and the "tiger"
flourishes. The state does not object to
the flow of water nor the coming of
health seekers, but seriously objects to
the maintenance of the "tige-." whereby
the distinguished patriot, Tom Tasgart,
waxes rich.
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SERMONS BOILED DOWN.
People who. make trouble always talk of
their trials.
True fruits are not unwilling to be hidden
by the leaves.
The man who can be bought always
thinks he cannot be caught by his buyer.
The greatness of any occasion depends
on the man more than on the moment.
No man is good enough for heaven whose
goodness does not make men happy.
He cannot make much of himself who
thinks of making the moat only for himself.
Pessimism is the power of entertaining
all the aches without eating any of the
apples.
The great difference between men Is more
likely to be in perspiration than In inspira
tory Sidestepping a moral Issue Is evidence
not of Intellectual agility, but of moral
obliquity.
It's a strange delusion of many that God
can have no new thoughts when once they
have spoken.
Men will bother little over the breadth of
your opinions unless you have, too, depth
of convictions.
There may be more religion In cursing as
though you liked it than in praying as
though It hurt you.
It's usually the man who has learned how
hard It is to begin to think who.denounces
Intellectuality. Chicago Tribune.
DOMESTIC PLEASANTRIES.
'She Is eternally disgraced, and nothing
short of a divorce will do her now."
'What has happened?'
She was giving a pink tea and her hus
band came home and painted It red."
Nashville American.
He But couldn't you learn to love me?
She (looking down) I don't know.
He Do try. One Is never too old to
learn! Boston Transcript.
'A friend of mine has just been di
vorced."
"Well?"
"Which are proper, condolences or con
gratulations T" Louisville Courier-Journal.
"Why do you shun that man?"
'Recause if I ask him how he Is he un
reels a lot of symptoms, and 1f I say
rjond mornlna' It invariably starts him on
an endless line of weather talk." Washing
ton Herald.
"Just the same." said the Pittsburg man
'we pay our preachers a higher average
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salary than preachers get In imy other
town."
'Yuu ouRht to," rt sponded the Cincinnati
man. "They have tuug.K'r inxterml town.k
on than any other town bus.' Chicago
Tribune.
"They say she's very generous."
"Generous? I should say sne was. Whv,
he supported her huslmnd thirty-three
years and then retired him on a pension."
Cleveland 1'lain Denier.
He Madam, you spind too much mtmey
In false hair.
She And you do the same thing.
He What do you meun?
She You are nlwiiyB Inlying cijrars nnd
I am sure in both cases It is money spent
In puffs. Baltimore American.
"Darling, I mean to prove my love for
you, not by words, but by deeds."
"Oh, Oeorge, did you bring the deeds with
you?" Indiunupolis News.
"Pop!"
"Yes, my son."
"When a person saws wood It nuans
they say nothing, don't It?"
Veh, my buy."
"And du women ever saw wood?
"No. women believe that sawing wood is
a mans work." Yonkers ritatesman.
TI ALWAYS MOMN1XS.
C. B. Fisher in Circle Magasine.
'Tis always morning somewhere In the
world
Somewhere the Dawn leaps up, with flunh
of roM
Btrong-llmbed and beautiful and thrilled
with hope.
The wine of youth and Joy within his veins,
And courage for the labor of the day.
'TiB always morning somewhere in the
world.
'TIs always morning somewhere In the
world.
A freshening breeze from islands far away,
The dew of meailows and the song of birds.
Laughter of little children, upen eyed,
And toll to prove the mettle of u man.
"Pla always morning somewhere In the
. world.
"TIs always morning somewhere In the
world. .
Somewhere the elfin Morning, laughler-
Is hVflng 'ncath the dripping wayside
leaves;
Somewhere, beyond another stretch of dark,
Thlre own lost youth awaits thee, clad in
light.
'Tie always morning somewhere In the
world.
'TIs always morning and 'tis also night.
For some, long shadows of the afternoon
Creep over toll unfinished, limbs that fall;
To some, night comith, in her bosom, rest:
Someone takes up their tasks on hills (if
dawn.
'Tis always morning somewhere In the
world.
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