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. WBEX OUT Or TOWN,
taawerlbers leavTla the city tea
raa-lly eheald kave The Be
ma414 t theaa. Area will be
kasfti as eftea aa reqaeatea.
Tho coal man and the Iceman may
What will all tho Rough Riders do
after March 4 ?
A Chicago man reports having, seen
the first robin. Too bad the Ananias
club is so crowded.
Proper time of ( tho year to think
about1 the style of straw hat you will,
wear next summer.
. President Roosevelt apparently is
mindful of tho rulo against sending
boqueta to congressmen.
Governor Sheldon wants the no
treat law enforced. King Canute once
ordered the tide to stop rising.
A Michigan man has been sent to
Jail for stealing a 2-cent stamp. The
courts have no sympathy with pikers.
Tho Standard Oil company Is trying
to show Missouri that there's a vast
difference between ouster and ousted.
It will bo leap year again In 1912
and Mr. Bryan knows what he will do
ir Miss Democracy renews her pro
It Is hoped that Mr. Foraker will
tako tho Brownsville incident with him
when ho retires to private life next
The change In the occupants of Ne
braska's executive mansion Is another
example of "change of name, but not
"Congress must defend Us honor,"
declares the New York Sun. The best
defense would be to keep the honor
King VJctor Emmanuel of Italy is
only five feet high, but he has shown
himself every Inch a king since the
disaster at Messina.
"The president Is fighting wind
mills," says the New York American.
Perhaps, but it does no good to call
congress such names.
That open ventilator order for our
Omaha street cars came just at the
right time to insure pure and unadul
Lillian Russell's lovo letters are to
bo printed in two volumes. That
means that only a few of Lillian's love
letters win be printed.
Oklahoma prisoners in a Kansas jail
aro demanding tooth powder. It Is
presumed tho point was covered by the
Moasured by the length of his mes
sago to tho legislature, Governor
Sheldon has several laps the lesd of
Still, if Mr. Heney has the facts to
warrant tho accusation of Mr. Hani
man, ho should Indict him Instead of
spending time denouncing him at ban
Ad orgauixation has been formed to
teach tho farmers' wives bow to cook.
Tho great need of the farmer's wife
is to bo relieved of about half the
Tommy Burns Insists that he was
t boated out of that fight. It is under
stood . tbat a rudo colored person
n smcd Johnson cheated Burns by re
futing to ho licked by a white man.
TBE TWO MEfSAGt.
The poople of Nebraska hove beforo
thorn the two messages of the out
going and Incoming governors.
The message presented by Governor
Sheldon is a detailed and compre
hensive review of the various subjects
of state administration that have re
quired his attention during the past
two years, together with recommenda
tions of legislation suggested by his
experience in the executive chair. The
review Invites attention to the busi
nesslike management of state Institu
tions and the unexampled list of re
forms enacted Into law by the last
republican legislature, constituting a
record of which our people may well
be proud. Aside from the recom
mendations relating to the conduct of
the various state Institutions and de
partments, the suggestions of Gov
ernor Sheldon for new legislation with
very few exceptions, will fail to excite
compelling; popular Interest. Espe
cially out of place on the eve of a
transfer of responsibility for state
government, Is the renewed proposal
of his scheme for state-wide prohibi
tion, ouspendable by a three-fifths
vote, while several other proposals,
which fringe on freak legislation,
cannot be taken seriously.
Governor Shallenberger'a Inaugural
naturally lays special stress on a few
subjects which figured more or less In
the recent campaign. His argument In
favor of bank deposit guaranty is
probably as strong as it can be made
and yet Is by no means convincing.
His desire for a board of control to
take supervision of the state institu
tions contemplates something The Bee
has long advocated and which should
be enacted Into law. His outline for
new primary law is a distinct step
backward, to say nothing of several
Impracticable features. The return to
the elected precinct assessors pleaded
for, although in line with his plat
form, U sure to cripple the effective
administration of the revenue law.
Taken altogether, Governor Shallen
berger'a pronouncements are, If any
thing, less radical than Governor
Sheldon's recommendations. The va
rious topics treated in these two state
documents open up plenty of problems
for the legislature to grapple with and
will warrant The Bee in discussing
them more In detail from time te
PRISON FOR KOREAN ASSASSIN.
The Korean who assassinated Dur
ham White Stevens, confidential ad
viser of the Japanese government, in
San Francisco some months ago, has
been sentenced to twenty-five years In
the penitentiary. The dispatches bear
ing the information offer no explana
tion why the death penalty was not
inflicted, as the evidence showed the
murder to have been calculated and
brutal. Mr. Stevens was attacked as
be arrived In the United States on a
visit to his native land by a Korean
who had witnessed the absorption of
his country across the Pacific by the
nation which Mr. Stevens served as
councillor and there seems to have
been no other motive for the crime.
The trial of the case developed the
plea of "patriotic dementia" urged In
(defense of the accused, but it appears to
have had no more effect upon the jury
than "dementiana Americana", and
similar pleas advanced in other mur
der cases. Perhaps the mitigating cir
cumstance that saved the murderer
from the noose was the evidence indi
cating that he was a party to a politi
cal conspiracy against Japan and that
further unearthing of the conspiracy
might better be served by his Incar
ceration than by his death.
The case serves to Illustrate the
barrenness of such crimes, so far as
their purpose goes. The assassination
of Mr. Stevens did not for a moment
stay the absorption of Korea by Ja
pan. Governmental policies are not
stopped by a bullet, a fact that an
archists and victims of "patriotic de
mentia" seem stupidly slow to learn.
RENEWING TllH UAILROAD FIGHT.
The adverse report on the bill pend
ing in the senate conferring additional
powers upon the Interstate Commerce
commission for fixing railroad rates
will be accepted as evidence that rail
road influence will be exerted to the
utmost to prevent the enactment of
additional legislation to lend full ef
fectiveness to the existing laws regu
lating railroad rates and suppressing
The measure upon which Senator
Aldrlch succeeded in securing an ad
verse report gives the Interstate Com
merce commission power to pass upon
rates proposed by the railroads and
provides that no change shall be made
In rates except upon thirty days'
notice, unless the commission agrees
to shorter notice. It also prohibits
the railroads, under heavy penalties,
from accepting compensation for
freight or passenger transportation
other than that stated In the pub
lished rates. The measure was de
signed to meet the restrictions laid
down by the supreme court of the
United States in a recent rate decision,
holding that under the existing law
the Interstate Commerce commission
has authority to Investigate and deter
mine whether a rate Is just and equi
table, but has no power to fix the rate.
In the case against Mr. Harriman
the government contended tbat the
commission had the power to not only
determine what the rates should be,
but also to fix them when so deter
mined. The supreme couit held ad
versely on the proposition although
Justices Harlan and McKenna filed dis
senting opinions In which they as
serted that limiting the function of
the commlsbion to the power to In
vestigate, without power to correct,
was defeating Its very purpose. The
Fulton bill. Introduced prior to the de
cision of the sirpreme court, was de
signed to remedy tho defect In the law
pointed out by the two dissenting
members of the supreme court.
The temporary defeat of the meas
ure In the senate Is by no means fstal,
although It probably Indicates that
legislation along this line will be Im
possible at the present session. With
the mass of business pressing for con
sideration In the alx weeks that remain,
Senator Aldrlch will doubtless be able
to force a delay In action upon the
railroad measure, sending It over to
the new congress for action. It Is sig
nificant that the deciding vote in the
committee was cast by Senstor For
aker, who is evidently determined to
remain loyal to the end to the railroad
Interests he has so ably served for
The question is one of the most Im
portant before congress. If the pres
ent congress refuses to amplify the
commission's power, the new congress
will be expected to enact the legisla
tion needed to render the regulation
of the railroads as effective as possible.
A REBUKE BT THE PRESIDENT.
Tho president's latest message to
the senate, In response to a resolution
calling upon the attorney general for
an explanation why the government
had not commenced suit against the
United States Steel corporation for its
action In acquiring control of the
Tennessee Fuel and Iron company, Is
decidedly Interesting as throwing light
on a transaction out of which the dem
ocrats endeavored to manufacture
campaign material In the presidential
contest and further In defining the
president's views as to the right of the
senate to give Instructions to heads
of executive departments or to de
mand from them reasons for their
action or non-action in any given
The letter of the president to the
attorney general, written November 4,
1907, furnishes an explanation that
will be accepted by reasonable men of
the chief executive's failure or refusal
to oppose the acquisition by the Steel
corporation of the property of the
Tennessee, corporation. It was made
plain to the president on unquestion
able authority that the Tennessee con
cern was certain to fall unless the
holders of its securities could secure
relief, possible only by sale to the
Steel corporation. The president was
Informed by the attorney general tbat
there was no legsl obstacle to the pro
posed purchase and the president
agreed to It, feeling that the failure
of the Tennessee company would cause
a general panic at a time when the
country was already suffering from the
effects of an Industrial and financial
depression that had prevailed for sev
eral months and was becoming- acute.
This explanation may be somewhat
disconcerting to the Wall street clique
which has been persistently trying to
prove President Roosevelt's course in
the administration of public affairs has
been harmful to the business and in
dustrial interests of the country and.
in short, responsible for the panic
which his letter shows he sought to
avert. It appears to be clear that any
cause the federal government may
have had for proceeding against the
Steel company has not In any way
been changed or affected by the trust's
acquisition of the Tennessee company's
The second part of the president's
word to the senate will probably have
the effect of more clearly defining the
proper way for Interchange of com
munications between the legislative
and executive branches of the govern
ment. It has long been the custom
In both the house and the senate to
call upon the secretary of war, tho at
torney general or other department
heads to furnish with data In their
possession desired by congress for
business or political reasons. The
president makes It clear that he con
siders It none of the business of the
congress to inquire Into the acts or
give directions to the heads of the dif
ferent departments. These, he holds,
are governed by the constitution and
the laws snd are responsible directly
and solely to the chief magistrate.
Congressional requests for information
should be directed to the president.
TboBo familiar with the methods em
ployed in great Industrial and business
concerns will promptly accept the
president's point as well taken. Mean
while the letter will serve to accentu
ate the breach between the executive
and legislative branches of the gov
ernment, which appears to be an In
evitable feature of the closing days of
a presidential and congressional term.
If anything more were needed to
prove tbat tbe attempt of the demo
cratic legislature to assume sole power
to canvabs the -vote on the constitu
tional amendments Is purely a politi
cal play. It is furnished by the delay
lu making the canvass after having
secured tho returns and refusal to de
clare the amendments carried at tho
same time with the declaration of the
successful csndldates at tbe election.
The reason Is palpably to give the In
coming governor the appointment of
the judges to fill the new places on
the supreme bench, for had the whole
vote been canvassed and declared at
once. It would have left Governor
Sheldon an opportunity still to mako
tbe appointments before his exit from
office. We will be surprised If Gov
ernor Shsllehberger permits himself
on the threshhold of his administra
tion to be made a party to tbe
transparent schemes of a bunch of
The state board has Invested nearly
$200,000 of Nebraska's school funds
In school district bonds under author
ity conferred by the constitutional
amendment enlsrglng the field of
school fund Investments voted on st
the last election. If this amendment
were no part of the constitution until
the legislature had canvassed the vote
and declsred the result, all these pur
chases are lawless and Illegal. What
Is the legislature going to do about
It would look ss if Mr. Bryan's
declaration that he would keep out of
all contests for prefeiment among his
followers meant simply that he wants
none of the disappointed to blame
him, while at the same time he expects
the fellow who lands to recognize him
as the deciding factor.
With becoming magnanimity the
successful candidate for chief clerk of
the lower house of tbe Nebraska legis
lature has provided a comfortable
place for his unsuccessful rival. Can
It be that that spectacular fray was
nothing but a sham battle after all?
New York will not allow vaudeville
on Sunday, even when disguised as a
"sacred concert." Omaha will remem
ber when it rose in Its wrath and sup
pressed "Senator" Morgan's "grand
sacred bull fights" at the old exposi
tion building on Sunday nights.
By a new law tho road supervisors
in New York state are placed under
civil service. It is going to bo rough
sledding for rural politics if the road
supervisor, the country postmaster
and the rural delivery carrier are
barred from activity In It.
The only democratic congressman
from Nebraska says in his newspaper
that President Roosevelt is right In
his demand for removal of the re
striction on the secret service ap
propriation. We will presently see if
he votes that way.
The Denver Republican wants the
territory of New Mexico admitted as a
state without a change of name. New
Mexico means nothing, except a re
minder of a chapter in our history of
which wo have no occasion to feel
Captain Hains Is constantly reciting
poetry, smoking cigarettes or whistling
airs from light operas, and his attor
neys are convinced that these habits
furnish proof of his insanity. It would
be easier to use them as proof that he
is a nuisance.
The Omaha city council has a new
member to fill out an unexpired term
of four months. That ought not to
be too long for a councilman to be on
good behavior, even though he be a
Francis J. Heney intimates that Mr.
Harriman was, responsible for all the
troubles In. San Francisco. This fixes
the blame on Mr. Harriman for about
everything except the Messina earth
quake. Dr. Wiley's attention should be
called to the fact that benzonate of
soda and other food adulterants have
evidently been used In many of the
New Year resolutions.
Emperor William proposes to sell
five of his castles to raise needed
funds. How nice It would be if we
could sell air castles when the purse
Merry Ham of Indnatrle.
Mill and mines, workshops and factories,
shipyards and planta are now running at
full time with full force and the army
of unemployed la being reduced to the alze
of a corporal' guard.
Let u be thankful that Uncle Sam did
not .recklessly go ahead and spend the
amount of the Standard Oil fine before
finding out whether he was going to be
able to collect the money or not.
Eaergy of Humane Machinery.
Bight hundred thousand dollars for the
relief of the Italian earthquake sufferers,
granted without a day's delay, is a grati
fying example of the promptitude with
which our legislative machinery can- move
under the impulse of humanity.
Experience Better Than Asaertion.
Kansaa City Times.
In deciding the New York gas case the
United State supreme court holds that a
rate la not necessarily "confiscatory" Just
because a corporation alleges that It may
be. The company must try the nea- rate
first and find out. But la this a deadly
blow at the Sanctity of the Vested Inter
Too -Near the Hater Front.
Slgnor Ferrero, the Italian historian, who
ha walked along the water front of three
or four of the original atates, arrives at
the conclusion that the destruction of Amer
ican Institutions is so far away that only
a few philosophers can see It. It Slgnor
Ferrero will step back to where the real
country ia, lie may conclude that any phil
osopher who can see the end of American
Institutions should be placed In a padded
GOOD ROA1M AND I'OOR OMRS.
Fig-are Sharp ladalges In aa Oathnrst
There are In the United States 2,150,000
miles of roads, of which 150,000 miles are
Improved and the remainder made after
the manner of the soil they traverae and
the method of the builder. It ia not too
much to aver and the averment will be
auatalned on oath by any owner of an au
tomobile or of fast horses in the country
that our roada turniah proof of a backward
civilisation. The atatlatlclans of the Agri
cultural department find It eaay to prove
that the yearly moving of the crops and of
other producta, having a groaa weight of
2SO.OCO.000.0O0 pound, over poor roada In
order to reach points of sale or shipment
costs the owners J3CO.Oj0.0OO more than would
the like movement over macadamised roada.
Theae figure are startling. The gay ata
tlatlciana do not. however, figure on the
Initial coat of auch roada or on upkeep.
At aay li.OTO per mil the two million mllea
of bad road could be made good for an
outlay oP llO.Oft'.O'O.OfA That ia a dag
gering eum even In a billion-dollar coun-tty.
bits or wahigtox Lire.
Mlaor reN and Incident "Welched
Vice President Fairbanks has taken tip
the preliminary work In connection with
the coming electoral college, for which the
two houses of congress will canvess the
vote of tha several states for president and
vice president In tha hall of tha noue of
representatives on February 19. The first
step In tha program, aa outlined by the
Washington correspondent of the Boston
Transcript, ia to resurrect a large sate
somewhere In tha basement of the capltol
and place It In tha vice president's room
as a depository of the sealed ballots of the
electoral commissions of forty-six states,
brought to Washington by special mes
sengers. Kach state has an electoral commission
which meets after tha presidential election
and canvasses the vote. Usually this is
done In the presence of the legislature.
Each state has Its own custom and time for
making the canvass. When tha result is
reached In each state and announced, three
copies of the vote are made, to Insure per
fect safety. On copy Is sealed in a pack
age to be sent to Washington by special
messenger, one copy Is placed on file with
the judge of the federal court In each
state, and th third copy Is held, so that It
may be mailed to Washington should an
emergency arise making It necessary.
Bach state electoral commission selects
a special messenger to make the trip to
Washington with the returns. Tha law
fixes his compensation at 30 cents a mile,
and he collects his money at the United
States treasury before leaving Washing
ton on the presentation of his proper cre
dentials. When each messenger de.Uever
the sealed package to the vice president he
receives a receipt for it and the package is
then locked in the safe in the vice presi
In the event of death, accident or de
layed arrival of the measenger at the vice
president's room in proper time, it become
the duty of the vice president to communi
cate with the state authorities and secure
the returns on file held for Just such emer
gencies and get them to Washington In
time for the canvass by the electoral col
lege. On the morning tha electoral college is to
meet, the returns from all the states are
taken from the safe and placed In a wal
nut box. kept for such purposes, and they
are carried over to the house of represen
tatives under lock and key by the vice
president, his secretaries or his messengers.
In early years this thing was done with
general pomp and ceremony; armed guards
surrounded the parties carrying the box
and' the contents were most carefully
guarded, a regular military procession
marching from one end of the capltol to
the other. In later years this show has
been done away with; possibly a policeman
or two may escort the man or men carry
ing the box, but there ia no pageantry
(about It. George B. Dockwood, secretary
to the vice president, probably will have
charge of the transfer of the returns from
the vice president's room to the house of
representatives and he will keep an eye on
When the electoral college meets on Feb
ruary 10, in the chamber of the house of
representatives. It will be the duty of Vice
President Fairbanks to preside, and for the
first time in his life he will occupy tho
chair of the speaker of the house. The
electoral college of 1906-OS consists of 4S3
Justice Wright of the supreme court of
the District of Columbia, who recently
sentenced Samuel Gon.per. John Mitchell
and Frank Morrison to Jail for disobeying
( n' injunc tion of the court in the Bucks
btove and Range company cue, is in daily
receipt of threatening letters from persons
who are displeased with his action. Jus
tice Wright said today ho was amused
rather than terrified at tne threats, and
has been throwing the missives into tha
waste paper basket.
One letter Informed Judge Wright that
he was misnamed, and that his name
should be "Judge Wrong." This letter
continued: "Your decision in the Buck
Stove and Range company case will prove
to be an unhealthy affair for you before
we are done with you. The undertaker
will have a job down your way before
many moons, and you will be the chief
Whjen Justice Wright showed this letter
he laughed- and said: "I have not been
measured for my shroud, nor can I say I
am afraid to go home in the dark."
Another writer said that he would arrive
in five days and- kill Justice Wright.
When Theodore Roosevelt retires from
the presidential office on March 4 lie will
have made a record for numerous cabinet
appointments. The, last cabinet meeting
he presides over, says the Boston Herald
correspondent, will be composed almost
solely of comparatively new men. There
will be but one man, Secretary Wilson,
who attended the first cabinet meeting that
Roosevelt held In the autumn of 1901. There
will be only one other, Secretary of tho
Treasury Cortelyou, who was at the cab
inet table in March, 1905, when Mr. Roose
velt entered upon his present term.
In the seven and a half years of his
tenure Mr. Roosevelt wrlll have had twenty
nine different cabinet officers, but not as
many different men, for Mr. Root haa
served under him first as secretary of
war and then as secretary of state. Mr.
Cortelyou has had three cabinet positions
under Roosevelt commerce and labor, post
office and treasury. Attorney General
Bonaparte first came into tha cabinet aa
secretary of the navy.
No other president has made so many
changes. There have been six secretaries
of the navy since Mr. Roosevelt entered
the White House Long, Morton, Moody,
Bonaparte, Metcalf and Newberry and
five postmasters general Smith, Payne,
Wynne, Cortelyou and Meyer. There have
been two secretaries of state Hay and
Root. The recent announcement that Sec
retary Root Is to resign aa soon, as he is
elected to the senate from New York and
that Assistant Secretary of State Robert
Bacon of New York and Boston will suc
ceed him, assures three secretaries of
state during President Roosevelt's time.
Mr. Roosevelt has also had three secre
taries of the treasury, three secretaries of
war, three attorneys general, three secre
taries of commerce and labor and two sec
retaries of the Interior.
Grover Cleveland, the only other presi
dent since Grant's time who haa served
two ternia, had but twenty-three cabinet
officers. They were in two administrations,
separated by a four-year period. In each
of his administrations most of the men
who came into office with him remained
at his cabinet table till tbe close of the
four year for which the president had
been elected. But one of the changes In
Mr. Roosevelt's cabinet haa been on ac
count of a death, and that waa In the
Oregon's Back Pay.
Sun Francisco Chronicle.
The atale of Oregon has been awarded
1300,000 for protecting the adjoining terrl
toriea of Washington and Idaho during the
Civil war. This la the firet time we havt
known that Waahlngton and laho were In
danger at that Interesting period. But
then history ha a way of being arlticn
several year after.
Down with the prices! Out with the win
ter woolens! Drearier has cut the heart out ot
prices to move his stock and to make way for
, $10 to $15
clipped off of the rrice of each suit or overcoat
Buy a winter suit or coat now and you'll
secure the biggest clothes bargain you ever had
the good luck to strike. Dresher tailoring, ex
clusive blgh-grade patterns at the price of or
dinary dozen-lot clothes.
New snappy colors and weaves tailored in
Dresher's guaranteed manner, these will make
garments you'll be proud of for several seasons
But this stupendous cut Is going to
bring In a cyclone of wise buyers. Come in
tarly so we can lay aside one of the best for you.
13 1.5 TarnraiSt.OiTuhA
LP kSo.I2ttuSt. Lincoln
Yuan Shi Kai Is ably assisting Castro In
demonstrating that the highest art in
statesmanship Is to know how to escape
at the proper moment.
In Pittsburg the aldermen are called
councllmen until they are caught. Then
they are called Pittsburglars, according to
the smoky city press.
Mrs. Zella Nuttall is now in Mexico as
field director of the Reld-Crocker expedi
tion, which is excavating the Pyramids of
the Sun and Moon. The work Is being
carried on with funds furnished by Mrs.
Whitelaw Reld and Mrs. Crocker of San
Letters received from Miss Caroline
Hazard, president of Wellesley college, In
dicate that she expects to soon return to
her work, having regained her health to a
considerable degree. She is at present at
the old winter home of the Hasard family
at Mission Hill, Santa Barbara, Cal.
Albert S. Callan of Valatle. who was
elected in November last as a republican
to represent the Columbia county district
in the New York state assembly of 1909,
will be the youngest member of the lower
house, if not the youngest member of any
state legislature In the union. Mr. Cull an
was born in Albany only twenty-four years
ago, and he Is the son of Jeter J. Callan, a
well known real estate broker.
"I'm glad I'm not as vain as Sniffley."
"Is he vain?"
"1 should say ao. He told a friend of
mine he considered hlmaelf my equal."
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Fifty dollars," said the judge.
"Can't accept it," replied the man ar
rested for fighting. "if they're offering
Jeffries 160.000 for a scrap, the article I put
up Is worth more than fifty."
Gently aa possible they broke to him the
news that the fifty had not been hung up
as a purse. Philadelphia Ledger.
"But why did you eat the cake she
"I wanted to make myself solid."
"Did you succeed?"
"I should say ao! T felt like a ton of
lead." Cleveland Leader.
"What aort of a time do you expect to
have during the social season?"
"Fine." answered Mr. Cumrox: "mother
and the girls will be so busy thinking
MERIT and INTEGRITY
the High Reputation of
for 50 years
Has no Equal as
an Infant food
See that the label bears Use name of
BORDEN'S CONDENSED MILK CO;
. "Leaders of Quality-
E. Claaasanlus ft Co., 93 Dearbora St.. Vbloaga, 111., ox tbe local agaat la your tit.
about their clothes that thev won't have
time to notice my grammar." VVasiiingtuii
"How did that snowstorm scene go. in the
"My dear. It was a frost. '-Bait ini. K.
American. She (during a spat) Why don't von a,
what you mean? I'm no mind reaiici.
He No: If you were you'd never speak m
me again. Boston Transcript.
The Preacher We should aiixc l.v ..hi
The Kid Sure. De alarm I ;rk miglil
go wrong. Cleveland Leader.
"We've been havln' a dispute." sa il Ari
zona Jim to the tenderfoot. "Now. whl.h
do you say, 'Who'll have a drink'."' or 'Who
will take a drink?' "
"Neither." remarked the llght-lialred man
in eye-glasses. "I say. 'They're on you!
And they were. Judge.
TRIALS OF Til K TIM t:.
1 have n hard time. I hae.
Concerning the way in which 1. I
My good resolutions for u
1 made with the fit si of tin; : u .
1 waa going to be very good.
To every one lie Just as kind
An do nothing wioiib no, not at any
And 1 made 'em without any fear.
But how hard 'tis to keep good resolves,
No matter how you may resolve
And you get so tired that you want
Or stay In and never he s'en;
But when you give up folks all lai.iji,
And say it. was nothing bi:t what
That yon could never a Week
And that makes you fcrl i r m ini.
But 'tis quite too hard, Indeed
This diary-keeping's an aw
And I write the wrong date and lliev all
And I can't keep my temper for nun. I
Then some folks you never can lie
You can't be Industrious all
I'll do what I feel like I want
And won't keep resolves If I could'
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