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THE BEE: OMAHA, FK1DAY, OCTOBER 15, 1909.
The Omaha " Daily Bee.
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mailed to then. . Andreas will be
Will Ig Dunn take it back anl apol
oglxe? Will a duck owim?
I Minister Wu la finding those Wash
nlgton spirit a linguistic Int.
The polite, but firm, hand of
Knox still holds that door ajar.
"There'll be' a frying of fat if those
Cook Esquimaux reach Now York in
The florist who named hla new rose
Peary has rachrlatened it Cook. '.'By
any other name."
Why should It embarrass those
opera stars that they landed in New
York short oh costumes? , ' '
When Mrs. Mackay argues about a
community of interest between the
sexes she talks like a trust. '
News that the nation's steel works
re tramped with orders .will help
swell the -wave) prosperity, .
In devising $400,000 to public char-
itres. the 'widbw' of Nelson Morris nas
.left a praiseworthy memorial.
Mr. Taft preserved his "solidarity"
with Mr. Knox by-losing ho time In ac
cepting the Crane resignation.
Nobody has ever questioned the loyalty
of V.'J Thompson to the republican party,
-WotlWira4: ' f ;-
' Oh, Jwo 'don't know about that.
, A member of the Jesse James band
has married an actress. He could not
stand his retirement from the melo
drama. ; Croakers view with fresh dismay
the official reports showing the dirt
flying fi.itor each month at the Pan
am a canal.
i , .
i If Kansas does not soon settle it
prolonged, litigation over the cream
Tate case, it will have been churned
Too bad, Mrs. Caudle isn't alive to
enjoy the new that curtains will be
cheapen Vhn the new tariff gets down
to busings. 4 : '
Texan; rnnthers will try to Introduce
their famous Angora goat to the pres
Ident. There always has to be
Mark Twain cannot truBt himself to
speak further his opinions of Leopold
and the Gefffco. Ho might -trespass on
Mr. Tatt refers to the Oklahoma
constitution, as a "zoological garden of
cranks. 'sj Now there'll be growls from
Guthrie and way stations.
The English authoress who rails be
cause in her opinion "marriage is only
a trade" leaves her readers, to guess
who gets the better of the bargain.
The .'possum was bound to come
iuio uif .un axter uej ooom me presi
dential entertainers gave htm, and bow
his' fur is'the feminine fad of the day.
It was not very nice of the Barrie
corespondent to make a book out
the affair. It was bad enough to
a household rival without becomln
literary one as well. ,
Is this Ig Duno now cltej for con
tempt of the supreme court the lira
Jg Dunn - who ' refused to testify In
gamblluc ease on the ground that he
nightJnocUlnau-r $.". ... .-
The Execution of Term.
Alfonso' J summary execution of
Prof. Ferrer in the face of protests
from various European centers, which
Included warnings of his own personal
doom, shows again the ready fearless
ness of the Spanish monarch In
handling a desperate situation. His
display of courage In pursuing bis pol
icy, no matter how determined and
dangerous the opposition, was prob
ably intended to avert the threatened
crisis, though late reports Indicate
that the furore is spreading. The ef
fort of Franco to make of the affair
not her Dreyfus case, the rlotois ap
peals from the masses in Rome, the
heartrending loyalty of the con
demned man's daughter, alike found
the king unflinching In offering up the
liberal schoolmaster as an example to
the Harcelona rioters.
Inabtuuch as the sentiment aroused
abroad was that of the liberal element,
the first uvtural conclusion wodld be
that America would share In tho hos
tility to the Idea of executing Ferrer,
for he was first of all the progressive
schoolmaster, and It was Emerson who
proclaimed that "every child shall
have Its school." But Ferrer was not
content to raise the schools of Bpatn
to a modern standard. Had he been
convicted simply of liberal education
for the youth of the land, it Is unlikely
that his life would have been for
feited; with all his -fearlessness, Al
fonso would hardly have dared do that
InjnMlce. But Ferrer went further.
The opposition which his schooia en
countered from church and state cult!-.
vated all the inherent revolutionary
depths of his nature, and the man who
ad begun public life as the private
secretary, of. Zorllla, the Spanish re
publican leader, developed Into an
opt'ii and violent agitator for -oforms
which struck at the throne. It was
because of this antagonism that he
was tried for complicity in the at
tempted assassination of the? king.' On
that occasion the intervention of the
enlightened sentiment of Europe pre
vented his summary imprisonment
nd his acquittal followed. The trial
that led to his execution for his share
n inspiring the Barcelona riots was
an open courtmartlal, and In the face
of the evidence adduced there was no
escaping the sentence. He fell a mar
tyr to mixed free thought Ideas of lib
erty such aa were not entirely con
tlstent with American, ideas of Inde
pendence, yet liberal Americana will
consider him a martyr for all i.hat, as
do the free thinkers of .Europe.
Now every center of old world un
rest Is predicting dire things for the
SpanlBh dynasty. The name of the ex
ecuted fighting schoolmaster of Spain
Is being used as a rallying cry for all
the resources of socialism and an
archy. Loyal Spain is apprehensive
for the monarchy, aware of tho crip
pled condition of tho king's forces,
already weakened by the drafts of the
unpopular Moorish warfare. Alfonso
Is in personal peril and his throne
faces crisis. However else Ameri
cans may bestow their sympathies In
tho situation, they cannpt but feel for
the English girl -who is his consort,
and who, under like conditions, when
assassins made her nuptial processloD
grim with blood, showed , the world
how true a woman sh3;was anl how
real a queen. -iv'
Japan and the Pacific
While the visit of the Japanese
financiers, headed by Baron Shlbu
sawa, is ostensibly to cultivate com
merce between Japan and the United
States, that Is an open warning which
the baron is reported to have uttered
in New York, that . with the develop
ment of Manchuria the United States
could look for lively .competition with
Japan In the wheat and flour trade.
Mant-huria is unquestionably one of
the most promising granaries in the
world, and It Is evident from the
baron's admissions that Japan had this
in mind when securing such a foothold
In that country. Undoubtedly.- too,
the -State department has It also In
mind In reserving the right to insist
that the equal privileges of uatlona
be maintained In all China under the
open door principle. Shibusawa's
oriental remark that his country ac
cepts the open door policy, but must
Insist on its special rights and prlvl
leges as a legacy from the Russian
war. is. an Indication of the sort of
diplomacy with which Mr. Knox will
have to deal when disposing of the
treaties now under consideration.
The haron Is almost as outspoken
as was Mr. Crane, -but not being an
official representative of his country
he is not trammeled by considerations
of diplomacy when he discusses the
possibilities of trade rivalry on the
Pacific. "As keen commercial nations
we may expect such competition," he
says, "but in the end It will strengthen
the mutuality of interests."
From one of Japan's experiences he
thinks the United States may learn a
lesson, and that is In the matter . of
ship subsidies. His comment that
while there is criticism among bis peo
ple because of the detail of the sub
sidy system there Is none against It
results Is supplemented by his own
opinion that ship subsidies are the one
factor in the commercial development
IV Damla Inl.rnl In tha T'nltur! P.tatea
however, will not accept the baron's
philosophy without a question. Ocean
commerce was vital to Japan; her
limited area and her Isolation aa an
Island empire compelled her to go to
vxtreme measures to strengthen her
position In tho world's affairs and
to establish close and direct chan
nels of trade. Japan had to get
out to the world, whereas the
world had to come to America, and
still fcs to come here for tho necesal
ties of life. When Japan realized her
neeos she did not hesitate on either
subsidy or war; she had everything to
gain, aid If she lost was little the
worse for her enterprise. But while
the United States may take pleasure
In watching Japan's future endeavors,
it does not necessarily follow that she
needs to copy any of her perform
ances, past or prospective.
In many of the states a definite in
vestigation of that new terror of the
household, Infantile paralysis, is In
progress, and the medical profession
hopes soon to bo able to combat a dis
ease which, though not a new disor
der, has only within the last two years
become a general menace to tho babies
of tho land. As far east as Massachu
setts tho State Board of Health Is
making a special study of the matter,
prompted thereto by the reports of
cases In eighty towns of tho common
wealth. The Kansas board will use
all of its emergency fund If necessary
and the governor has offered also one
half of his contingent fund to discover
effective treatment for the visitation.
Similar determination to rout this In
sidious foe Is everywhere apparent,
and out of the concerted action the
profession confidently expects to
One of the most promlslngv reports
comes from Minnesota, where the state
convention of physicians, has received
word that a Norwegian Investigator
had discovered the poliomyelitis germ.
Location of the cause of the disease is
the first step toward evolving a cure,
and If the report from Norway proves
correct It will be one of the best things
that every camo out of the north.
When facing a situation blindly,
household and practitioners alike can
not but feel the hopelessness of it.
Having a basis for action, however,
man's ingenuity Is bound to win. The
devotion of the world of medicine to
the fight against this enemy of the
babies is- of a part with all the history
cf this branch of science, and the pub
lic In rejoicing over the expected vic
tory will not omit honors to the dis
coverers of cause and cure.
. The very same issue of the Lincoln
Star which contains the five-page ad
vertisement of the corporation tax de
linquents, which tho democratic gov
ernor assigned to it as Its share of the
publication pie, comes out for all three
of the democratic nominees for su
This Is mighty quick delivery. In
deed, if circumstantial evidence were
conclusive the natural inference would
be that the two were cause and effect,
although it might be difficult to say
which were cause and which effect. .
It follows, of course, that the decla
ration of the Lincoln Star, pretended
republican and recipient of democratic
favor, should be immediately acclaimed
by tho democratic dally that absorbed
the other half of the pie as a great
Daniel come to judgment.
Whereas only a short time ago it
could not find adjectives strong enough
to revile the corporation-ridden Star,
the World-Herald now suddenly dis
covers that the Star's high-minded
patriotism transcends its party loyalty,
and that this formerly discredited
source pf advice and inspiration has
become an oracle entitled to the im
plicit obedience of all "progressive
This same democratic World-Herald
some years ago made a deal with the
republican state committee for the sale
of two columns of space on its edi
torial page dally for ten days to op
pose the candidates of Its own party,
and it lived up to the agreement, al
though it took a court order to secure
specific performance of the written
contract. No wonder the World-
Herald admires and praises- the Lin
coin Star for promptly delivering the
goods without litigation.
The report of the receiver under
takes to make out that the bankrupt
Hanson cafe and restaurant could
never have been operated at a profit,
even If the plice and Its fixtures aud
equipment were obtained for nothing
and rent free. - That, however, does
not follow at all. Many a successful
business has been built up that lost
money steadily at the start and until
It had become firmly established. Bus
iness failure results as often from lack
of sufficient capital to survive the Ini
tlal period as it does from mistakes of
The World-Herald admits that Mr
Bryan in advocating the federal licens
ing of corporations doing business out
side of the state in which they are in
corporated uses the same arguments
which It denounces when urged In sup
nort of federal incorporation. The as
sumption that federal incorporation
would nullify state laws regulating the
transaction of business within the
state any more than would federal 11
cense Is entirely unwarranted, al
though It may be moot question.
Proud women of Chicago are pa
radlng their husbands on show In i
prize contest, but among tho points
on which the awards 4 re baod we
fall to find mention of ability to bring
home Ma pay envelope untouched or
willingness to tend the babies on sum
mer nights or the furnace on winter
mornings. Evidently tho managers of
the prize husband show are in the
If the antl-salooq sleuths have the
evidence as they say they have to put
a lot of liquor dealers out of business,
what are they ' waiting for? Why
don't they file their complaints, secure
convictions and call on the police
board to revoke the license? One
poor devil had his license revoked
early in .the game, and evidence enough
to convict will send after him any
others caught violating tho t o'clock
It goes without raying that tho cam
paign to land three nonpartisan demo
cratic judges on the supreme bench
this year will be followed up by an
other similar campaign to land three
more nonpartisan democratic judges
It Is a trifle early to discuss the
question of charter versus license for
the regulation of Interstate commerce
corporations. That will como later,
and will disclose the fact that the
"abyssmal ignorance" It not all on one
The Omaha Real Estate exchange is
to visit Kansas City on invitation from
the Kansas City real estate men.
Omaha can learn something from Kan
sas City, and so can Kansas City learn
something from Omaha.
Orover Cleveland's children are to
bo placed at school In Switzerland, and
Mr. Bryan's grandchildren are to be
placed, at school in Germany. That
ought to even up between thjse two
Official report that tho .troops In
Alaska have the best -health in the
United States army will Inspire ex
cuse for another voyage for tho
hypochondriacs, who have tried all
Neither firewater nor fireworks will
be permitted while the two presidents
are at Ciudad Juarez. This, however,
will not Interfere with the flow of dry
wit nor the display of oratorical pyro
technics. Hungarian aristocracy Is shocked
because Gladys Vanderbllt, Countess
Szechenyi, has bought a sawmill. The
countess may have found that even
palace dolls are stuffed with sawdust.
And now they say that Gaynor not
only favored race track gambling, but
actually encouraged betting on golf.
How the bogey of a man's past will
rise when he runs for office.
Maine's census, showing an Invest
ment of $40,000,000 in tho summer
resort business, proves that one state
has cultivated a natural resource thor
It will be noticed that It was not un
til after he had seen J. P. Morgan that
Mr. Hill announced ho would not ex
tend his Oregon lines into California.
Same" Old .Starr.
New 'York Herald.
Extract from, the log of the Halt Moon
recording the arrival from shore of an ex
ploring party bringing "two dozen of
fowls and somcitggs, whereof a few were
good," . auggeas .ithat thluga- haven't
changed In 80S years.
Whither t Sooth la Drifting-.
, Washington -Herald.
Possession of a corkscrew has not yet
been made presumptive evidence of Intent
to commit a felony in Alabama, but if you
think. It nonsense to suspect that it may be,
you have not been reading the late news
from down south that's all.
Consumer Gete Hla.
New . York World.
Congress raised the duty on lemons to
'heln tha California ffrnwr ' xrA u -
railroads have raised th' freight rate on
lemons from sea to sea. That Is the way
It works. The railroads sret the tnnn
the produoer gets, healthful, open-air labor,
the consumer gets the lemon.
Where the Jeer Originated.
New York Tribune.
In Impeaching ' the IntelliKence and nm.
pactty of democratic national convention
Senator Bailey may have had in mind th
awe-stricken members of the committee on
resolution at Denver whlcji listened to Mr.
Hobson's prediction of an immediate Jap
anese Invasion with open-mouthed credul
ity. TAFT DRAWS A DISTINCTION.
The Line Between the Carrier and
the Goods Carried.
President Taft draws a distinction which
never occurred to hi predecessor, and
which may prove the Bearchllnht to rive
the obscurity that Invests the lntsrlr.wi
questions of railways and interstate com
The Sherman anti-trust law. which !
agree needs amendment, extends its pro
motion over railways and industries alike.
President Taft wquld exempt not only labor
unions, but also railwaya from the applica
tion of the Sherman act. He would con
fide the regulation of railwaya to an ad
ministrative and a judiciary body, while
the regulation of Interstate Industries
would be confided to a different body.
A common carrier Is one thing. An In
dustry that ship over, the common carrtei
la another. Deoauxe an Industry that is a
monopoly or that exhibits a tendency to
become a monopoly, requires to be re
strained, supplies no reason for prohibiting
combination among" railwaya. In other
words that which invites restraint or regu
lation In railways is not the same as that
which invites restraint or regulation In In
dustrial corporations. When the distinction
Is stated, It seems simple.
' Why should .common carriers not con
solidate? Tho evils we suffer from rail
waya do not proceed from their consolida
tions. Indeed, such evils can be more
easily remedied by government when com
mitted by the simplified consolidation,
than when dispersed among tht multipli
city of ownerships and managerships.
Peculiar railway evils, such as rebates,
have flourished because of competition,
not because of consolidation. The complex
problem of rates, which the Interstate
Commerce Commission endeavors to solve,
is still more complicated by multiform
ownerships and corporate managerships.
Mr. Roosevelt went as far as urging the
repeal of tha prohibition against railway
pooling, or at least, the devising of a sub
stitute for pooling.
The problem of the railways Is not the
problem of the Industries. Beoauae com
petition should be upheld aa regards In
dustries la no argument agalnat consolida
tion among common carriers Railwaya'
rate can be the.tnore easily regulated and
supervision over railways tha more easily
established, aa railway ownership and man
ageshlp approach unification.
Tha separation of the railway question
from the industrial question Is a long step
toward right eel ut Ion a of them both.
Around New York
mipples ea the Carres ef Ilf
aa Sea la tha (treat Ajnarloam
Metropolis from Bay to Pay.
With the tumult and the shouting gone,
float shifted Into the country, decora
tions down, and lllumlr.atlone reduced to
tha regular limit. New Torkers and visiting
spectator are pointing out some of the
glaring defect of the Hudson-Fulton cele
bration. The historic parade has been torn
to shreda by critic. Equally severe are
the reflect lona on the musical deficiencies
of the score oAmore banda In the parade.
Foreign visitors expressed astonishment at
the quality and quantity of the muelo and
the absurdities of the rag-time productions
played on an occasion requiring the best
of marching musio. The musical absurdi
ties which attracted attention are thus set
forth by a correspondent of the Philadel
"Die Wacht Am Rhine," played by a dis
cordant chime of bells near the reviewing
stand before the procession approached,
was like a prophetic note of warning aa to
the Inapproprlateness of the things to fol
low. Mayor McClellan, looking sprece In a
frock coat and silk hat. walked at the head
of the strange procession, In which bands
of muelo were so numerous and near to on
another than one marching tune melted Into
another. An Italian band played "I'm
Going to Do What I Like," and when the
crowd jeered this It changed to the claaalo
trains of "My Wife's Gone to the Coun
try." Even the Englishmen on the reviewing
stand and the English are not generally
credited with much aense of humor
laughed at this. Equally Inappropriate was
the appearance of the float of "Bowling on
the Green." sandwiched between the Syr
ian-American cavalry and a French band
playing tha "Marseillaise."
Another float, aymbotlilng the "Introduc
tion of Croton Water," on which were a
half doaen pretty girls In white and wear
ing gold crown, was heralded by a bras
band playing "I Love My Wife, but Oh,
Six of the great foreign men of war
three British armored crttlsere and -three
French battleahlp crept out to sea
through the narrows Jut at dark Saturday
night, leaving behind a substantial number
of their men. Just how many of the blue
jacket remained In the city for one
reason or another Is a matter of official
knowledge only, but It was reported that
200 men from the British ships had failed
to turn up for duty. Of tha French
men, It waa said that only three out of
the 1,500 Bailors had stayed behind. Fleet
officers remained to search -for the men
of both squadron. When the British
quadron visited New York several year
ago It lost SOD men. In many cases the
English sailors have friends here, and, in
addition, the lure ef American wages some
time prove irresistible. The great blue
gray Inflexible, confident of Its speed,
remained at its anchorage Saturday night,
giving the other three vessels of the
British squadron the A r gyle, Drake and
Duke ' of Edlnbrugh nearly twenty-four
As he ran to meet his father, 4-year-old
Jlmmie Clowes was killed before his
mother's eye by a Long Island express
train at the Norwood avenue crossing, In
East New Tork. Only a moment before
he had left his home with his mother and
his brother, Fred, S year old.
They reached the crossing just as an
electric train approached. Jlmmie saw his
father coming from the elevated station,
two blocks away, at the same time.
"There's daddy now!" he exclaimed,
slipping from hi mother's hand. He ran
joyfully forward in front of the train.
With a shook that hurled the passengers
to the floor, the motorman, Arthur Ark
ley, stopped hi train. He ran back to
pick up the child, but 'the mother already
had It In her arms. She was erased for tha
moment by shock and grief.
"Oh, look at my little Jlmmie asleep!"
she cried to the crowd about her. "Isn't
he a beautiful child? Please don't wake
The father, half crated with grief him
self, made his way through the crowd.
With difficulty he made her relinquish the
little body to the police. It waa not until
later, in her home, that she realised the
baby had been killed. '
Many a man has talked hla way Into
matrimony or publlo office, but seldom
does one talk himself Into jail. Such was
the fate of Charlea . Sternberg, a merchant
of Queensborough, who would not abate
his conversational powers when the police
magistrate ordered him to desist.
Mr. Sternberg waa arrested for letting
water run Into the stret. No sooner was
he. before the judge than he opened the
floodgates of speech, and in shrill denunci
ation compared America with Russia In
Its worst days. The policeman tried to
stop him; the magistrate pounded with hla
gavel and ordered him to turn off the
faucet But the prisoner, like a motor
cycle, exploded more and more vehemently
aa he gained headway.
"Stop talking thla moment, or I'll send
you to Jail!" said Judge Connolly.
"Go on! Send me if you dare I thla a
free country, I would like to know"
"Commlted to Jail for five days." said
"Give me six months If you want to, I
don't care!" yelled the prisoner.
"All right." said the court. "I will send
you for fifteen days, and no chance for a
fine. Take him away."
Mr. Sternberger was token to a cell, talk
ing all the way.
"It took a railroad to bring the great sea
captain finally to hla own." said Charles
H. Hull, professor of American history at
Cornsll university, discussing the Hudson
He referred to the naming of the Hudson
river, and aserted that the Dutch had not
named it thus. It was known as the Man
hattes, the Great river, and also the North
river. The English called It the Hudson,
but the name of North river clung to It,
especially among tha people of Dutch
deaoent, until well toward the middle of
the nineteenth century, and seems not to
have vanished, he said, "until the Interpre
tation of the cabalistic Initials 11. H. R. K.
forced them to mend their waya. No other
Dutchman contrived ao much to make the
North river Hudson' river a did Commo
Cotton Goods Combine.
The man on the street, Including the
man who pays for cotton cloth for his fam
ily a use and the man who la dependent for
his living on the cotton Industry, will have
hard work paralleling the recently pub
lished evidence of prosperity In the textile
world with the tentative agreement to cur
tall production to the extent of thirty days'
time during the next six months, whether
Its avowed purpose be to force up the price
of manufactured foods or to inset a de
mand for higher wages. For an Infant In
dustry recently pleading plteously for the
protection of higher tariff duties the ap
parent world agreement concerning produc
tion Is an Inconsistency that will occasion
much thinking and many doubt
How io buy
' PERSONAL NOTES.
So there are 40,000 more Indians than
twenty years ago. Government rations are
a great attraction.
Dr. Cook aays he acquired the "boreal
quint" in the arctic region. Mr. Peary
teems merely to have acquired the bore
some grouch. '.
A Philadelphia maid was so shocked by
receiving the mitten over the 'phone that
the lost twenty-five pound of precious
weight, and wants damages at the rate of
11.000 a pound. She ought to get enough
for a dreas to fit the downward revision.
Ten thouaand dollars Is the price de
manded from his wife by William J.
Decato of Bristol, N. H., a base ball
p;toher, In payment for his playing the
part of a faithful husband for seven year.
Mr. Decato wants' divorce and she haa
Captain Roald Amundsen, the Danish ex
plorer. Will Start for the North pole with
hi sledgee drawn by polar bears, draught
animal that can be quickly converted Into
Juicy stakes. Should the bears all hear
vh call of the wild at .' once, Amundsen
eight be discovered by them to be good
eating, and the effect of this novel adver
tising lost on the polar air. ,
Forty miles a day I only a jaunt for F.
Forrest Crooks of Masslllon, O., and
Samuel R. Mansfield ' of Steubenvllle, O.,
two husky young athletes, who have ar
rived In Bt Loula on their way from Ak
ron, O., to Seattle, Wash. They have
averaged forty miles a day since leaving
Akron, on September 18, and expect to ar
rive In Seattle In about five months. . ,
If an autolat can drive a car a mile a
minute; and If the general aspect of the
landscape and of social conditions Is about
the same at both end of the mile; and if
the time of the autolat I not especially
valuable, and no great demand exists for
his presence at the hither end of the mile
In question, Is there adequate reason for
him to risk hla own neck and a lot of
rubber-necks. In getting there?
NOT A VANISHING RACES.
Marked laereaae la Indian Population
In Last Decade.
The publication of official .figures show
ing that there are now over 800,000 Indians
In the United States an Increase of 40,000
In the last decade, Indicates that there is
no truth In the generally aocepted theory
that the redskin are a "vanishing race."
In the history of civilisation there la no
oaae to parallel that of the Indian. No
where la there any record of a savage
race being conquered by a civilised race
and then lifted from tho plane of savagery
to the plane of civilisation. Always, be
fore this, the result has been oblivion for
the conquered race. For a time It looked
as If oblivion would be the lot of the In
dian. But the general idea of the Ameri
can people haa been to uplift Jhe savage.
There have been abuse in tha Indian serv
ice, without doubt. Some official have
been Incompetent, and others have been
dishonest.. But these have proved mere
Incident. Tht general result has been all
that could be hoped for under the circum
stances, and now the Indian haa begun to
show the effect of Uncle Sam's care.
What the future of the Indian will be,
no man can tell. There will be a break
ing up of tribal relation everywhere. The
reservations themselves will disappear, and
each Indian' must settle on his own allot
ment to "sink or swim." No person can
tell if the Indian will prove equal to the
teat, but the Indication seem to be that
he will survive. At any rate he has
thrived In hi position of wardship, until
today he fax arrived at tha parting of the
waya and must strike out for hlmsalf. The
next two generations are going to tell the
real story of the Indian. They will demon
strate If the red men are to bcome a
atrong, helpful part of the nation, or are
to be In fact a "vanishing race."
It happened at the christening. My dear-
tst wife Sophia
Had bioueht our baby to the font. We
called him Obadlah.
I was not partial to the name In fact, I
did not ohoose III
Since 'twas a wealthy uncle's choice we
could not well refuse it.
A soon a we had breathed the name
the infant'a eye flashed fire;
He gave a sudden yell and cried, "I'li
nc be Obadlah!
Just think of going through the world
with such a hideous label!
Why don't you call me Khera at once or
Zebedee or Abel?
"It la a cruel thing to do, to blight my
To doom me when I am too small to of
fer much resistance.
How can you do such wickedness with
out least oompunctlon?
I'll go to court without delay and plead
for an Injunction."
The clergyman looked quite abashed I'm
sure my wife and I did;
The christening could not proced until
the babe aubalded;
We whispered In his ear: "That name
your uncle, dear, proposes."
"And so," the babe replied, "might be
Methuselah or Moses.
"Still. If he put ma in hi will for some
thing really handsome,
I'll 1st him call me w:iai he likes, Zer
r i) babel or Bamson.
And now," tha baby murmured sweet, "just
wrua nun ana inquire
Ho mu h It will be worth to him to call
Do not buy an Edison Phonograph until
you are convinced that you want one.
Hear it at tho dealer'a first.
Hear it play ft number of pieces. HocV
play tha kind of music that you like musio
that you have heard people aing and play so
that you can know how well it does it. Hear
it play Amberol as well as Standard Records.
You will decide that the Edison Phonograph
is the best.
Then remember that it takes only a small
amount of money to buy it. You can get a
perfect Edison Phonograph at your own price,
whether it Is $12.20 or any price op to
$15.00 one that will hut a life-time, that
will give pleasure every day, that will help you
to educate your family, that will entertain your
friends, and that will while away many hours
that might otherwise be misspent.
Staadsrd Records . . . . . si
Amberol Records (twice as long) oc
Grand Opera Keerds . . . . c
There are Edison dealers everywhere. Go te the nearest saJ
kesr the Kdiion Pbonotraph play both Edison Standard n4
Amberol Records. Get complete catslog troaa your dealer at
NATIONAL PHONOGRAPH COMPANY
, I tahsaide Ave. Orange. N. J.
4 I Represent the
in Nebraska, and
carry huge stocks
of the models
mentioned in the
on this page today
Jeo. B. allokel, Mgv
16th and Harney
St.. Omaha. Neb.
Broadway, Council Bluff, lowa.
"So Jagsby said he quit courting Miss
Flip because she gave him a delicate hint
that hla attention were unwelcome."
"Delicate hlntj It was a very strong
"What was It?"
"She married the other fellow." Balti
"What is it hubby?"
.v -.n.. .ahT.I A ftt .rniltt At fnA
A .mil U TT H 1. 1 . . -
market today and Inspect a steak that I
hold an option on. Then. If you like It,
call at my office and we'll sign the transfer
papers." Pittsburg American.
Myer I wonder why Browne added the
"o" to his name after inheriting a fortune?
Oyer He probably figures out to his own
satisfaction that rich people are entitled to
more ease than poor people. London Tlt-
Rivers Let's see what Is that
i what Is that "mSrt
of INN?" .
Brooks There are two: Bryan Is pusxllng
over one of them, and Pearv Is trying to
unravel the other. Chicago Tribune.
"I guess Miss psnilth doesn't like the way
you drefs your hair."
"What did he say?'
"She sav she despises rats.
"The cat!" Cleaveland Leader.
JEWELRY RAGE HOW
A. Ho8!e Co. Has Only Omaha Bhow
ing of Those Curious Patterned
Hand Wrought Jewel. (
"This piece was wrought by hand at the
ahop of the CARKNCB CRAFTERS, from
an exclusive design, executed by the. art
ist whose algiiature appears below."
1 Signed (Artists' Nam)
A little label, worded In the above
fashion Insures "exeluslveness" In every
piece of "CARKNCE CRAFTER" jewelry
now on exhibit and sale at The A. Hospe
Co., 1613 Douglas steet. " . J
And the "CAR ENOE". piece are beauti
ful Indeed odd rare different from
anything yet aiiown. '-
The various articles such a fobl, links,
bracelets, rings, brooches, belt buckles,
hat pins and the like may be had In ater
llng sliver or In the baser metals such as
copper, German llver, etc.
Then too, hand beaten brass 'crumb
trays, pin traya, match safes and oandle
sticks are In evidence -each Individually
tooled In a deft manner by the clever
"craftera" In the Carenoe ahops at Chi
cago. The A. Hospe Co. has had made up es
pecially for Omaha High School student,
a line of "CARENCE CRAFTMADE" hat
plna, fobs, link, stick pin, etc., tanh
lettered with the high school Initials and
quite modestly priced, at, from 78c to
Many of the pieces of Jewelry enum
erated above are studded, with such un
common stones as jaspor. Jade, matrix
turquolHe and the like. and. the line right
through is on that 4a bound to become
favored by the knowing on of the city.
It wouldn't be a bit too early to look
Into these cleverly made, hand wrougHj
piece now. Chrlatma thoughts are v
ready engaging ones' mind.
sold only at the
f Oeo. E. allokel. HjiV 1
If 16th and Harney J
x Jn Ht., Omaha, Neb. j-
A. HOSPE CO.
IMS DougUa Bt.'