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THE REE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 7. 1009.
The Omaha Daily Dee
rOUNDJCD BT EDWARD ROSEWATIR-
VfCTOR R08EWATER, EDITOR.
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STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION.
State of Nebraska, Douglaa County, :
Oeorge B. Tsichuck. treaaurer of The Bee
Publishing company, being duly sworn, says
that the actual number of full and complete
copies of The Dally. Morning, Evening and
Sunday Be printed during the month of
Marth. 19fi, waa aa followa:
i..1 n,uo it
I . ' SS.1M ', -.11 S8.M0
I . v. 39,300
6 . t . ...... 38,930
. U 33,710
. . 88,100
It... ....... 38,830
IS . ..." 38,990
. 1 J 07,480
Less unsold and returned coptea.. 10,398
Net total i, 1,197,188
Pally average 88,917
OEORGE B. TZSCHTJCK. Treaaurer.
Subscribed In my preaence and aworn to
before me thla lat day of April, 1I0.
' .- M. P. WALKER,
.(Seal) Notary Public
WHEX OUT OF TO WW.
' abacrtkere leaving; tke elt tem
po far! ly akoatd kave ..The . Be
malted to theaa. Address will be
In the "spring clean-up remember
the back yards as welt as the front
A Chicago girl caught and held a
burglar Until the police arrived. She
merely stepped on him.
The south resents the proposal to
levy a tax upon pistols as a discrimina
tion against that section.
If the Omaha Police board is "de
functus officio," bow long will it take
for It to be officially defunct?
There are 7,000,000 words of testi
mony In the Standard Oil case and the
lawyers art) st(U to talk. Poor Judges.
v. A Chicago man tried three different
ways to commit suicide and failed. It
la hard to live In Chicago," but still
more difficult to die there.
Jack London has discovered that he
is suffering from a nervous disorder.
Readers Of his books knew It long ago.
A toad estimated to have been 1,000
years old has just died in Massachu
setts. It took a long time to break
A fashion note says women's hats
this year run all to crown. There la
one advantage in this they are not
in the way of pedestrians.
It ex-President Castro 1b short of
funds, aa reported, he might try the
Chautauqua stunt Instead Of risking
his life by going back to Venesuela.
Opponents have discovered further
proof that Mr. Taft la abandoning the
Roosevelt policies. The White House
cow is permitted to grase on the tennis
After having held himself in re
straint for forty days the devout man
will be In splendid condition to express
himself when the Easter millinery bills
coma in. '
No one questions but that the demo
pop legislature ground through a big
grist of laws. It s the contents of the
laws that are questioned and ques
tionable. Here la a pointer for the present city
administration of Omaha. Washing
ton club women are going to take a
hand la the cleaning of the streets of
The men engaged la the recent Cu
ban rebellion have been sentenced to
death, A little of that procedure may
have a tendency to put a stop to the
The next thing will be an Inventory
of the gains and losses of the Wets
and the Drys In the annual tug-of-war
throughout the cities and towns of
Of course, Mr. Bryan's expedition to
Texas at this particular time is not
due to any desiro to get out of reach
of the friends and foes of tho daylight
It is time for the Anglo-Saxon race
to wake up. The Latins won first and
second places ia the recent Marathon
race and now a Winnebago Indian is
an honor rnaa at Harvard.
Emperor William has sent a cordial
invitation to former President Roose
velt to visit him at Berlin. He proba
bly wants some first-band pointers on
how to manage aa obstreperous legis
Let the Attorney General Act.
By tb appointment by Governor
Shallenberger of Thomaa J. Majors to
be a member of the nw State Normal
board a duty la devolved upon Attor
ney General Thompson which he
should not ehlrk. The selection of a
state senator for this position Is In
flagrant defiance of the constitution,
to say nothing of violating one of its
most salutary provisions. Section 13
of article 111 of the constitution of Ne
braska reads as follows:
No person elected to the legislature ahall
receive any civil appointment within thla
atate from the governor and senate during
the term for which he has been elected.
And all such appointments and all votes
given for any such member or any such
appointment ahall be void.
No one will question that a place on
the State Normal board Is a civil ap
pointment. The appointment Is made
by the governor and confirmed by the
senate. The appointment is made
during the term for which Mr. Majors
had been elected a member of the sen
ate, and he both before and after the
appointment continued to act as 8
member of the atate senate. The bill
legislating the old Board of Education
out of office and creating a new normal
board was In reality Senator Major'8
bill. It wai put through the legisla
ture by his efforts and his appointment
as a republican by a. democratic gov
ernor was In recognition of services
rendered to the democrats In helping
them to put through their bills.
If this appointment of a member of
the legislature to a civil office at the
hands of the state executive is allowed
to stand It will be but the forerunner
of the payment of other debts by the
appointment of other members of the
legislature to other lucrative offices.
It will set the precedent for future
governors to buy legislative support
for all sorts of measures by promising
appointive Jobs to senators and rep
resentatives. This is precisely what
the framers of our constitution had in
mind when they inserted In that docu
ment the prohibition of such appoint
Attorney General Thompson should
without delay institute quo warranto
proceedings against Thomas J. Majors
as member of the new State Normal
board and let the court say whether
the constitution of Nebraska still lives.
The reception, of former President
Roosevelt at Naples cannot but be
pleasing not only to himself, but to
the people of the United States. The
enthusiastic greeting extended him
cannot be Interpreted in any other
way than a double one.. To the man
Roosevelt the people of the Italian
city simply gave expression for the
nation. As a man his character ia un
doubtedly admired, but to Roosevelt,
honored as president of a nation which
has offered a congenial home to so
many of the Italian people,, and which
answered so promptly and generously
the call from stricken Sicily, an equal
tribute was given.
Personally, Mr. Roosevelt, In bis
capacity as president, had no small
part in the -response to the appeal of
a suffering people, a response wel
come as much for Its promptness as
tor its magnitude. It was the first
practical helping hand reached out to
them from beyond the border lines of
their own country and of such gen
erous proportions aa to light the lamp
of hope again In the desolated homes.
The Italians are not a people to for
get such an act.
Early Vote on the Tariff.
The house will vote on the tariff
bill Friday of this week. That has
been decreed by the committee on
rules. This is in line with the recom
mendation ot President Taft that con
gress proceed with dispatch to trans
act the business for which it was
called, and adjourn at the earliest
possible moment. The tariff la pri
marily a business proposition, and un
till the tariff bill is finally disposed of
business of all kinds must necessarily
halt and be done on a hand-to-mouth
basis. Until the new schedules are de
termined no large enterprises looking
to the future can safely be under
taken, so Intimately are the protected
and unprotected4 industries of the
country related. With the exercise of
the utmost diligence the time con
sumed la passing a tariff law is con
siderable without counting the months
of uncertainty which preceded the
actual convening of the session.
This is the anawer to those who
deprecate haste and charge that the
bill is being put through under whip
and spur without sufficient time al
lowed to debate Its provisions. No one
knows better than those in congress
who are making this charge how hol
low It ls. The speeches In congress on
the tariff are not Intended, nor ex
pected, to Influence the determination
of a single schedule. They are simply
for the consumption ot the constitu
encies of the congressmen who make
tbem and for use In subsequent cam
paigns. The real work on the tariff
bill has been and la being done In the
committees of the house and senate,
and these committees are utilizing the
Information gathered by months of in
quiry and the knowledge of past ex
perience In tariff legislation and the
operation ot previous measures.
In sending the measure promptly to
the senate the house will do the coun
try a service in a business way. By so
doing the entire matter can be settled,
congress adjourn and the business of
the country readjust itself to the new
conditions before the season of fall ac
tivities 'ahall set In. The senate com
mittee has been buaily working on the
measure and no great delay in report
ing it to that body is anticipated. With
the usual custom of that body more or
less debate will be indulged in, suf
ficient at least for all campaign pur-
poses, but the country wants no un
reasonable delay, but rather prefers
promptness to perfection.
Man Is mortal. No one knows
when the next one of us may be called.
Ex-Governor Poynter answered the
final summons while making an appeal
to Governor Shallenberger In behalf
of a legislative measure awaiting his
Just suppose conditions had been
reversed and instead of the ex-governor,
the governor had been the one
to succumb to the fatal stroke.
If Governor Shallenberger should
die the duties of chief executive would
Immediately pass to Lieutenant Gov
ernor Hopewell from a democrat to
Such a calamity, which, of course,
we hope may not occur, would transfer
control of all the patronage vested by
the late legislature In the governor, so
that the offices they were so careful to
create would be filled by republicans
Instead of democrats.
All the trouble the legislature went
to to take the appointive power away
from other state, officers and state
boards now controlled by republicans
and vest them exclusively in the gov
ernor simply because he happens to be
a democrat would be in vain.
Even the advertising pap In the
publication of constitutional amend
ments which the peanut lawmakers
took away from the republican secre
tary of state and gave to the demo
cratic governor would fall to reach Its
destination and would go back to re
publican newspapers Instead of to
democratic quilt drivers.
The very thought that it might have
been Governor Shallenberger instead
of ex-Governor Poynter must come
near giving a lot of democratic pie
biters heart failure themselves.
The committee appointed by Gov
ernor Hughes of New York to Investi
gate the various stock exchanges of
the metropolis and report on the
abuses, If any, has completed its in
vestigations and is now engaged In
formulating its report. The person
nel of the commission is such as to give
to Us findings the stamp of author
ity. It 1b composed of men noted both
for their ability In academic research
and for large and practical business
experience In a large way. While the
report has not been formulated, it Is
given out that the commission has ar
rived at some definite conclusions
which will be at variance with the
opinions of many who have made only
a superficial study of the questions In
volved. Notable along this line is the
statement that dealing in futures ia
not harmful to either the prodncer or
consumer, but, on the other hand, Is
actually beneficial, simply having an
evening process in distributing the
hazard of the seasons and the mar
In making this statement the com
mission Is careful to differentiate be-,
tween legitimate dealing in futures
and gambling pure and simple. Re
garding this there can be no two opin
ions. Concerning the report a finan
cial agency, from direct information,
makes the following statement:
The subject of short Belling and deallnga
In futurea will be dlacuased extensively,
aaya the report, and It Is understood to be
the conclualon of the commission that the
abolition of these methoda ot speculation
would be injurious to the beat lntereata of
business. An effort will be made to set
forth the reasons for this conclusion aa
clearly and aa etmply aa possible for the
education of the public and to show that
the public clamor for reform In these fea-
turea la not baaed on aound principles.
The gambling spirit In Wall street will be
deprecated, but it will be conceded that no
law can altogether eradicate It. It la prob
able that some measures will be advocated
to do away with wash sales and match or
ders, although In Just what manner the
commlaaion will treat thla subject cannot
If the commission can devise some
method which will eliminate the
gambling feature Incident to manlpu
lated markets it will have accom
plished a great aervice to the country.
Scarcely less helpful would be a clear
and conclusive definition of legitimate
dealings In futures, based on produc
tion yet to come or deliveries yet to
be made, as contrasted with gambling
deals that ought to be suppressed.
Woei of the Man With Money.
It Is distressing to be broke. If you
don't believe it, ask Andrew Carnegie
since he gave away his fortune to
avoid the possibility of dying rich
But tbe man wno is Drone has no
monopoly ot the woes of this life.
It you have the millions of a Rocke
feller, W. J. Bryan will not let the col
leges take your money because It is
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isiuieu. ii J "-" w,uuw
Hetty Green and accumulate a fortune
by saving habits, you can only contem
plate someone waiting for you to die
that they may spend it. If you are a
J. Pierpont Morgan, you are a pluto
crat and an enemy of aociety. if you
Invest your money in gold bricks you
are a sucker, and if you blow It in you
are a spendthrift. If after accumu
lating a fortune you continue to work,
you are depriving a poor man who
needs it of the chance of getting your
good Job, and if you take life easy you
are living off unearned Increment and
are a useless appendage on the earth. It
you put your savings In a tin can some
thief will come along and steal it, and
if you place it in the kitchen range
your wife may light the fire while you
are taking your morning siesta and it
will go up in smoke.
If you decide to put your savings in
a bank the trouble does not end here,
for the New York bankers are discuss
ing the advisability of charging depos
itors f 1 per month for caring for their
accounts. At that rate In eleven
mouths the uiao with a $10 deposit
would owe the bank a dollar. There
doesn't seem to be any other escape
from it except to go to Africa with
Roosevelt, let the tsetse fly bite you
and go to sleep.
Former Cotton King Sully has
evolved a plan to create a string of
bonded warehouses throughout the
south for storing the cotton crop and
enabling the growers Instead of the
speculators to carry It until the
product is demanded by the trade. It
Is an enormous undertaking, but one
thing Is certain, the cotton-growing
section cannot reach the maximum of
its prosperity until the grower by some
means or other is enabled to market
his crop when the demand for It for
consumption makes favorable prices.
If the entry list for police commis
sioner In Omaha is any sign of what
may be expected from removing the
party labels and putting all candidates
up to the voters at the polls, try to
figure out what may be expected this
fall when three supreme Judgeships,
carrying salaries ot $4,500 apiece, are
to be thrown into the pot, with nearly
every lawyer In the whole state of Ne
braska eligible to sit in the game.
Mr. Bryan has gone down to Texas
to tell the democrats of the Lone Star
state that they are bound by the Den
ver platform to put a state deposit
guaranty law on their statute books.
Mr. Bryan doubtless thinks that his
purchase of a farm in Texas gives him
the same right to dictate legislation
there that he has undertaken to exer
cise in Nebraska.
South Omaha proposes by ordinance
to require its chief of police to be per
sonally present when that dog-pound
master executes the unclaimed dogs
that are taken up. Crooks operating
in South Omaha will get a line on he
hours that the dog-pound master gets
A noted painter went to aee the Sa
lome dance fifty times in order to se
cure the impression necessary to paint
picture of It. It has worried many
a man to Invent a sufficient excuse to
offer his wife for going to see it just
Laying It Down Hard.
Have you ever noticed how many con
gressmen begin thus: "I lay down the
proposition" and then do not do anything
of the kind for two or three hours?
Hlgk Road to Old Age.
Life Insurance companies are trying to
educate the people In the science of long
evity. Learning how to live long, never
theless, la a simple proposition, and may
be condensed Into one sentence: Get an
appolntmont as ona of the Judges of the
United States supreme court.
Drawbacks to Bryantsm.
Mr. Bryan's proposition to establish a
chair of good cjltWnahlp In the Nebraska
university Isybeautiful In theory. But it
is subject td the practical drawback that
each party will proceed to make the claim
aa a basis for life Instruction that the truly
good citizenship Is only to be found In Its
Levity. Taken Seriously,
The old joke about making life longer
by Insuring It bids fair to become real
ity according to an Insurance expert, who
thinks by a Judicious system of reexam
ination a preventive tab can be kept on
disease which will extend life. Thus the
Jokers of one age become the scientists
of the next.
The Joker aus an Asaet.
The war stamp tax on tobacco has
disappeared long alnce. and there la now
a queation of Ita revival. When the tax
was In force the packages were reduced
In weight by ounces In order that . the
tax might not fall on the manufacturer.
When the tax waa repealed the weight of
the packages, remained the same. Should
the tax be revived the packages will have
to undergo another reduction.
"Where Coosamers Lose Oat.
Funny that no one ever allpa a "Joker"
into legislative bills to favor the ultimate
consumer? Here we have been smoking
short-weight tobacco alnce 1903 because of
a Joker and 146,000.000 of our money has
been nabbed by the friends of the Joker.
It is to be hoped that the congreaa will
make the Joker smoke for Joking the
amoklng public. H'a no joke to smoke a
amoker which yields an undue profit
through a Joker. Thla la especially true
when it appears that the joker waa not
inserted aa a Joke.
THE KX-PEKHLKSS t K.
Oalsssi Slaaa of Revolt Agalast
It la one of the several deplorable weak
nesses of the Hon. William Jennings Bryan
that hia knowledge of history la so pain
fully trivial; and it might prove a valuable
leason If he would take down John Lothrop
Motley and read that graphic chapter that
contalna the vivid picture of the abdication
of Charles V, emperor of Germany and
king of Spain.
it was at Brussels, the capital of Flan.
jdera. that the august ceremony waa cele-
brated before the moat brilliant court that
could have been muatered from the chiv
alry of his dominions, the most extensive
the moat opulent and the most puissant
the world had seen since Charlemagne.
Two houra after thia mighty monarch
surrendered the crown he had to ring
twice for a footman. It may be asked
What has all thla got to do wlHi the Peer,
lesa One? It has plenty to do with him
Here are the democratic "Insurgents" of
the Slxty-fliet congress, who saved the
day for I'nrle Cannon, aaaeveratlng and
testifying that their action waa only "a
revolt agatnat Mr. Bryan."
Thai la omlnoua. Ten years ago it
would have been classed aa among the
things Impossible. Now It la a ahield
against the adverse criticisms of what
constitutes 90 per cent and upward ot the
democratic party. It la a precursor of an
abdication of the primary, voluntary or
extorted on the part of Mr. Bryan.
It looks that way. Mr. Bryan dues not
fill the public eye aa he did a year ago.
lila general orders are unheeded even In
Nebraska. Borne Impertinent letters written
for the Commoner, which found the waste
basket, have appeared In public prints, and
they teatlfy that the woods are full of
democrats who are not aa well assured of
the Peer'.rea One's infallibility as the Peer
less One himself la.
Around New York
Bioplast ea tke Carnal ( X.u?e
aa Seea la the Ores American
Metropolis frost Say te Bay.
A combination cloud of amoke and fog
settled down on New York and adjacent
territory last Friday afternoon, producing
darknesa for three houra rivalling the-beat
efforts of Iondon. The gloom annoyedand
dlsguated All but two classes of people.
Klectrlo light and gas companies managed
to keep on a smiling front, for in those
three miserable hours they disposed of
76,000 worth of their product. Conditions
about the city were auch that traffic waa
aerlously Impeded. Few craft moved on
the bay and the East and Hudson rivers,
except the ferries, and these boats were
driven at reduced speed and at less fre
quent Intervals. Incoming trains were de
layed because the signals were not easily
discernible through the mist. "L" trains
were alow from the same reasons, and
even atreet traffic suffered.
So great has become the Increase In pas
senger traffic over the varloua transpor
tation lines of thla city that statisticians
estimate that at the present time more
than 3,600,000 people are transported dally.
This enormous traffic has overtaxed ths
facilities of transportation, though tem
porary relief was obtained by the construc
tion of the Subway.
The population of Manhattan and the
Bronx Is nearly 60 per cent greater and
their area less than 26 per cent of that
of the other three boroughs combined, and
yet a person can travel over ten miles of
road In Manhattan and the Bronx In less
than half the time spent In traveling the
same distance through sny other section
of the city, and of the 3.500,000 people trans
ported dally throughout the entire city
2,000.000 are csrrled by the railways oper
ating In the boroughs of Manhattan and
"It la startlii.g to read from the state
ment of the Public Service commission,"
says the Brooklyn Eagle, "that the asaeta
of the traction companiea of Manhattan
and the Bronx, which at the time of the
merger with the Interborough, were
claimed to he JloO.OOO.OCO, are now fixed
unuer me receivers, at ll,5S4.078. The
history of corporation life and administra
tion will be hunted In vain for a parallel.
The rails are yet In existence; the same
routes are operated; the same, if not bet
ter cars snd more of them, are run; all
the franchise and other rights sre pre
served under the conditions, and vet It Is
discovered that of the boasted assets over
four-fifths were purely Imaginative, with
out other value than the raw nerve of the
promoters gave them.
"While these assets are now placed at
the value of $19,584,078, the ecknowledged
liabilities are fixed at I1IMJ61.069. maklna- a
deficit of I76.9S1. The whole system la
bankrupt. Only the Third avenue line
shows an excess of assets over liabilities,
having a surplus on paper of M.016.1S&.
Why delay over foreclosure and reorganisa
tion? Borne one ought to go to jail under
this disclosure. The great bulk of the
securities issued by the Metropolitan pro
moters were aa fraudulent as the issues of
Free medical examination of policy
holders every five years as a means of
prolonging hitman life was suggested to the
Association of Life Insurance Presidents
In New York by Dr. Burnalrie Foster,
editor of the St. Paul Medical Journal.
Such examinations, he declared, would re
veal the liclplent stages of unsuspected dis
eases tha.fi could be cured or at least re
tarded, and the result, he thought, would
add from five to ten years to the average
life of the policyholders, thus saving many
millions annually to the companies.
The Insurance officers present did not
receive the suggestion with much favor.
It was not practical, they said, analnly
on account of the expense Involved ano.
partly because of , the suspicion with
which the ordinary policyholder would
view any attempt to examine him again.
Just as a taxlcab waa passing down
Broadway near the post office the other
afternoon, a man of abstracted meln step
ped from the curb directly In front of the
approaching ear. Several onlookers ut
tered cries of warning, but they- were not
heard by the abaent-mlnded Individual.
The chauffeur did not move, nor did he
aound his horn. When wlthhln a few feet
of the man he reduced speeed a bit, and
leaning over the dashboard, reached out
his arm and gave the deftest sort of s
shove. The man reeled out of the way
while the chauffeur settled back in his
seat and aped on down town with a grim
Ingenuity of a shopkeeper on upper
Broadway enabled him one day to turn
what most of hia kind would have regarded
as a disaster Into profitable advertis
ing. Acroaa the street, workmen were busy
on the skeleton of a huge steel stracture.
fne of the riveters' hammers went wrong
and the bolt which waa being hammered
Into place went whisslng acroaa Broadway
with all the force of a compressed air
drill behind it. There was a craah and the
shopkeeper's plate glasa window resem
bled a spider's web, with a large hole In
the center. A few momenta later, crowda
on ths aldewalk were gaslng In amase-
ment ,at this sign, displayed behind the
"I am the victim of an automatic riveter.
It is not safe to place my goods In this
window; It U not safe for you to be stand
ing there. Come Inside and have a look
at our line of collars, cuffs, and other
wearing apparel for men,"
Some ycara ago the Brooklyn atreet care
killed so many children that public out
cry forced a reform of the speed sched
ules. Now the child-killing has evidently
been resumed by the automobiles, as three
children have been run down end fatally
injured by speeding motor cars within a
week. Evidently drastic measures are re
quired If the automobile speeder is not
to remain a constent menace to the safety
of the public. ,
Boss Cox of Cincinnati was caught play
ing dice. The police were so astoniahed
at finding him engaged In a game so
Innocent that they failed to arrest him.
Governor Harmon of Ohio and the Co
lumbus members of his staff are making
long horseback trips from week to week
with a good luncheon at the end of them.
Now thst Major Ouy It. Kdle haa been
appointed phyaiclan and surgeon to Pres
ide t Taft there are those who recall
that Hr. Edle has become somewhat fa
mous in Waahington for his succeaa In re
ducing the weight of corpulent army of
ficers for whom President Roosevelt pre
scribed the riding tests.
Misa Elisabeth Phillips of Wsshington,
who is known sa the Santa Claus lady
because shs undertook ta snawer mis
sives sent to that august personage, ia
now engaged In making children happy
with Easter bunnies and other toys sug
gestive of the season. She, no doubt,
thinks on. Christmas Is hardly enough In
the lives of somo of ths poop Uttls one..
cream of tartar, derived solely
from grapes. All the ngredients
of Dr Price's Baking Powder
arc printed on the label. They
are pure, healthful and proper.
When baking powder are peddled or
demonstrated, examine their labels. You
will find they are not made from cream
of tartar. You don't want them
NEBRASKA PEESS COMMENT.
Stanton Picket: Representative Taylor
knocked down another member of the legis
lature on the floor of the houe one duy
Itsl week. Mr. Taylcr must be aspiring
to a si?at In the I'nlted State senate,
Lincoln News: The World-Herald only
adds another bit of smudge to its already
sadly damaged reputation as a reformer,
even with Its own party associates In the
legislature, when It resorts to the .language
of the brothel to express Its surging
Vadlaon Chronicle: If the railroads of
Nebraska have good sense they will not
fight the 2-cent fare law, as there Is no
doubt that they are making more money
out of their passenger traffic than they
did under the conditions existing when the
fare was t cents
Kearney Hub: The bank guaranty Mil
Is under suspicion already as to lis con
stitutionality, owing to the provision of
the law which makes It unlawful for any
person to operate jl private bank In the
state, or In other Words requiring that 811
bsnks shall be operated by corporations.
Nebraska City Press: The Douglas
county delegation In the legislature tries
to have every reatrlctlve bill presented ex
cept Douglas county. If they do not want
to have the same laws as the rent of the
state wa had better let them have a little
state of their own and Jim Dahlman the
Job of chief keeper-on of the watir wagon.
Ord Journal (dem.): The democrat party
of Nebraska is particularly unfortunate In
having no representative dally paper. What
la worse the party has been lalmrtng for
years with the half-hope that the World
Herald of Omaha .was a democrat organ
tr.d made honest efforts to reflect the
sntlmcnt of the democracy of Nebraska,
Unfortunately. It Is not so. Perhaps the
country democrat press of this state will
compare very favorably with that of sny
ether state but the kind of support that
the party gets from the only metropolitan
dally is getting to be a tremendous toad.
Friend Telegraph: The failure of local
option In this state together with the elec
tion of the biggest fcol democratic and
mongrel legislature ever assembled to
gether In this state may as well be at
tributed to a lot of over-xealous preachers
In different parts of this state, n.utn'y In
Lincoln and university place. This is what
ws listen to ss "non-partisan politics" as
heralded from tl.e pulpits of the different
churches of the whole state Just prior to
the city elections. Parties often aland In
more danger from their ovor-sealous fool
friends than they do from their real
Kearney Hub: Bryan has been having
several kinds of trouble with his favorite
measures. In the bank guaranty bill he
got only a semblance of what he wanted.
His especial hobby the initiative nnd
referendum, has been voted down in the
aenate. His achtme for a schcol of politics
in the university was passed without a
vote to spare after half an hour's work
drumming up the members of the house,
after having been voted down in the com
mittee of the whole, and It Is claimed that
la cider to effect Its passage one member
waa voted "aye" who was not present. As
a matter of fact Bryan's pet hobbles do
not set well with the average democrat
who abhors populism as the devil abhors
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The speech of the Filipino delegate at
tacking the unfair provisions of the Payne
bill must hive convinced the standpatters
that the inlanders are not yet ready . for
HAVE YOUR INDIGESTION ENDED FOREVER
Don't Suffer Another Moment From
Stomach Distress or Indigestion
The question Is how long you are going
to continue s sufferer from Indigestion and
Stomach trouble la merely a matter of how
soon you begin taking Dlapepaln. '
If your Stomach' la lacking In digestive
power, why not help the stomach to do Its
work, not with drastic drugs, but a Tt-en-forcement
of digestive agents, such as are
naturally at work In the stomach.
People with weak Stomachs should eat
Dlapepaln after meals, and there will lie no
more Indigestion, no more feeling like j
lump of lead In the stomach, no heartburn
Sour risings. Uaa on Stomach or Belching c.'
W are now d aplaylng s moat com
plete Un. of foreign novelties for
spring and summer wear.
Toeur early Inspection la Invited, aa
It wUl art ord aa opportunity of ohone
Inar from a large number of exclusive
We Import In "Slrigls soil, lengths."
and suit cannot b. duplicated.
An order plac.d now may be deliv
ered at your convenl.no..
First Hobo Gee? r m glad my clothes
tore as easy as they did when that dotr
grabbed me! I bet he would say things
If he could talk.
Second HoIhi Well, to Judge hy IiIh
present acts, h Is chewliig'lhe rag some.
"Do you resent the ra.rlcaturcs they
publish of corporation kings?"
"No," answered Mr. Duailn Stax; "only
I wish they would be a little more con
sistent and not make us took like jolly fat
men when most -of tis are fighting dys
pepela." Washington Star.
Mrs. Chugwater Joslah, I know what
a tariff Is, but what does revision mean?
Mr. Chugwater When It tfomes from llm
Later 're,' meaning again or once more,
and vlalon,' meaning a dream; 'revision.'
more dreaming. Think that'll hold you for
a while?" Chicago Tribune.
New Curate Can any of you tell me
how much it coats to board an automobile
Old Resident About IWl, I think.
Young M. D. But it only coeia twenty
five to hoard a horse.
Miss Stenographer And It only costs 5
cents to board-a trolley Success.
"Well." said Cassldy. " 'tis too bad that
none av us kin iver be aa good aa some
people think we sh'u'd be."
"Aye!" replied Caseyj "but 'tis oonailin'
to think that none av us kin ever he aa
bad as some people thing we are." Cathrtlio
Standard and Times.
"Mabel seems to feel dreadfully about
the new tariff hill. 1 didn't suppose sue
ever took any Interest in such tilings."
"Why, somebody has mado her believe
that if the bill passes she will have to
wear two-button gloves, and socks." Cleve
land Plain Dealer. '
"Does Mrs, Peck's huabsnd command a
good salary? , t , . - , ,
"He earns' a good salary, she commands
It."- Eoston Transcript.
"I want to buy a clarionet," said the
may with a steely look In his eye.
"Ah," said the dealer In musical wares,
"here Is a perfect Instrument, absolutely
true in tune."
"I don't want It. I want one that'll pro
duce nothing but bi'ue tones. There's a man
next door who is studying the trombone,
I'm going lo play the clarionet tn self
defenae.'.' Washington Star.
THE UNTIDY HOME.
Detroit Free Press.
Building blocks strewn everywhere on the
There's a train of "Phu-shu" cars and,
right beside the door,
Bleeps a ragged Teddy bear everywhere
we go -
Is a trail of toys and things left hy Little
Mother sighs and worries, says the home's
It Is more than aho can do to keep It look
Bits of cookie lie about, mugs and spoons
Everything ho wearies of on the floor he
Mcther follows him about picking up his
Seems she would get used to It, but it
Says that she can't bear to see tho old
house so upset.
Wants it looking tidy, otherwise she'll fret.
But, the other day there came a stranger
In to call,
Stubbed his toe on building blocks that
littered up the hall;
Sat down n a Teddy bear he'd left upon
Mother made excuses and blushed up to
Never wna so mortified; but the stranger
Murmured: "Never mind your house, If
you have a child.
"Take my home, for instance; It's as tidy
as can be,
Neer bears mid building blocks sround It
do I see.
Never bits of cookies litter up our parlor
It la t dy Sll the time. Oh, neatness is a
My -wife iiml I would give our all, If wo
could only know
Once more the .toys of toys and things we
knew so long ago."
) undigested food, Headaches, Pisslnesa or
Vomiting, and, besides, what you eat will
not ferment and poison your breath with
nauseous odors. All these symptoms result
ing from a sour stomach and dyspepsia are
generally relieved five minutes after eating
one Trldngule of Dlapepaln.
Go to your druggist and get a So-cent
case of Pape's Dlapepaln now, and you will
always go to the table with a hearty apie
tlte, and what youat will taste good, be
cause your stomach -and Intestines will be
clean and, fresh, and you will know there
are not going to be any more bad nights
and mls.-rac.le daya for you. They freahen
you and make ou feel like life Is worth
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