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THE BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24. W0.
THE OMAHA DAILY DEEJ
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STATEMENT OF L'lRCtTL ATTON.
Stat of Nebraska, Douglaa County, a :
Oeorge B. Taechuck. treasurer of The Bea
Pwhllehlng Company, being dur aworn,
aaya that the actual number of full and
complete conle of The Dally. Morning
Evening and Bundav Pee printed durlna
tha month of October. was aa folln-v-
1.... 48,850 It.... 49 340 tt 41.790
I.... 49,080 13.... 49,160 ?8 ...43.490
I 40,009 14..,. 49.940 14 ... .40,330
... 0,444 IS.... 49.380 ; 25 41,890
5.. J. 49,810 !.... 43,880 2 41,990
.... 49,480 17 40.900 27 49,390
? 441.070 .11... .49,480 II... .49,910
I... .43.910 II. ...43.050 !. ...43,000
I... .49.980 10.... 48,980 10. ...49,070
10.... 40.300 21.... 43,080 1 .... 40,600
Returned copies 9,970
Net total 1,993,370
Dally aterage 41,791
' OEOROa B. TZSCHUCK,
Subscribed In my present and aworn to
lefoie m thla let dgy of November, la09.
tieal.) M. P. WALKER.
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ateertfcera lea-nag tit elty taa
pararlly aheala Ian Tae Baa
mallei to tktm. Adareaa will hm
ckaaget aa aftea' aj reeaaeated.
Peace reigns again between Detroit
and Cleveland since Mr. Cobb has
Mr.' Gbtupers, manifest no love for
the lawyers, except for those on his
side of the case.
In that little disturbance to -the
south of us, Salvador appears to be
adding its salvos.
If Mr. Zelaya still has a grouch
Rgalnst the. United States, let him tell
it to the. marines;
; That ..tflllMottMtoJlar suggestion of
bribery on the part of the electric com
bine must have been only a flash.
Danville dees' not need a dynamite
explosion to adverse lti the nolle o
it Caaaonadlng has not yet subsided.
As :ti8ual. the real beneficiaries of
the "mike" game are. the lawyers who
rake in the fees for conducting the
trials. .. . ......
Admiral Schley's latest loving cup is
of armor plate, but the more brittle
glass schooner will continue to glide
over the -bars.
It Took as if Mayor "Jim" were go
ing, io. let one Thanksgiving go past
without far ring the atmosphere with
an official proclamation.
The banker who.; accidentally shot
himself while dusting hi counter
might have been safer had he confined
himself to counting his dust.
The conditional donation mania
seems to have struck Omaha with a
vengeance. But if everybody making
a contribution tied a string to it where
would we land? .
Our street commissioner explains
that it Is not for lack of men that
street cleaning lags. He has already
explained it Is more tool house that
are first needed'.
Nebra$l;i contributes only one
measly $1,000,000 corporation to the
Standard OH octopus, so that decision
cannot affect Nebraska anywhere near
as much as It can New Jersey.
Now that the Standard is engaged in
its final battle for existence, the sig
nificance of Mr. Rockefeller's recent
remark that life is just one constant
struggle for him become more ap
Des Moines evidently thinks it will
retain the military tournament a long
as, it, keeps Congressman Hull of the
houe committee head of military af
fatra.- It sounds logical, but does not
. Jf , BtQvalne, the new anaesthetic,
really enables a surgeon to operate
painlessly upon a patient without de
priving him of consciousness, it might
have a place in the forthcoming di'
section of Standard Oil.
Since William Watson and Richard
LeO alliens seem to be in doubt over
the weapons to be used in their forth
coming personal encounter. It i in or
der for aouie unsympathetic reader of
their works to suggest that they hurl
the vagaries of their poems at each
Our amiable democratic contem
porary is finding it difficult to make its
picture of hard time for the "ulti
mate consumer" fit in with the boast
ful bragging of it own prosperity.
Does the World-Herald think it is the
only one that enjoys prosperity? Or
does It figure that It fattens off from
ovher Deople'a misfortune?
Uncle Sam'i Housekeeping.
Thosa two conflicting lntnreM,
higher price and the need for econ
omies., bob up serenely In the annual
report of the United States treasury,
confronting Uncle Sam with the same
sort of a housekeeping problem that
has bothered the citizen In his home.
No doubt the public revenue will show
an encouraging gain In the forthcom
ing year, for the reforms In the cus
toms service ought to yield millions
that hitherto have been diverted, and
there will also be the natural advance
of proRperous times over the lean years
that have passed.
Dut when looking over the balance
sheet, the demand for economy Is al
ways In order, and Mr. Treat's sug
gestion Is a sound one that recent de
ficits should admonish caution In au
thorizing expenditures largely in ex
cess of variable reenues. The fact
that a fatter Income Is in sight is no
reason for a splurge of extravagance.
Husbanding of the fiscal resources of
the government Is as essential as con
servation of the national domain.
One feature of the treasury report
that will appeal to all the subordinate
employes confronted with the problem
of making both ends meet is the plea
for Increased pay for the clerks in the
federal service. While the cost of liv
ing has gone up, and while wages-at-large
have advanced In some propor
tion, the pay of the government em
ployes has in many cases remained sta
tionary. The government salaries,
however, have usually been above those
paid for the same grade of service In
private establishments, and this fact
will also have to be taken into consid
eration when the problem is presented
Despair of the Suffragette.
The confession of one of the leading
English suffragettes that the efforts to
transplant the cult In this country are
fruitless, puts in another form of ex
pression what was already thoroughly
known here, that the American women
are too well treated to become frantic
for the ballot. Advocates of equal suf
rage will continue to stay w ith ub, just
as they have from days .ante-dating
the activities of Susan B. Anthony, but
no such problem as the English suf
fragette seeks to solve confronts her
sister here in the United States.
Indeed, the American woman Is dis
covering that even in England the
movement is not a general one, and
that most of the wives and sisters of
the actual breadwinners of the British
nation are quite satisfied that the bal
lot would not gain for them any of the
privileges that they now lack without
So far as 'this country is concerned.
if the right to vote appealed so com
pletely to the woman as a class, every
woman in the land would have flocked
ere thla to those states where suffrage
has been established f Or the sex; and1
those other states "denying woman's
suffrage would long since have been
abandoned to forlorn man. Instead of
which, woman continues to cling to the
old order of things throughout this
happy country, where, as the despair
ing British suffragettes Jealously ob
serve, she Is so urell treated that she
can find no reason to rebel. x
Limit of the Peace Movement.
Tolstoi' appeal to the people of all
nation to refuse to bear arms comes
as the pathetic and despairing cry of a
wise old man who recognizes that the
words he utter will be engulfed under
the wave of humanity' advance. The
venerable scholar I but uttering in
new form one of the stock arguments
of the movement for universal peace.
He offer excellent ' sentiments, but
they are overwhelmed in confronting
Tolstoi' philosophy, and our own
Mead' philanthropy in endowing peace
schools, represent the Russian and
American extremes in the non-resist
ance propaganda. War is admittedly a
terrible thing all that famous gen
eral have pronounced it to be yet
the records of history and the march
of events establish it as still a neces
sary adjunct to the maintenance of
fundamental rights. Self-preservation
can at times be maintained only by
readiness for self-defense, whether in
dividual or national. The soldier ha
proved essential to every cause, even
to that of peace.
Refusal to bear arms in the hour of
the country' peril would stamp cow
ardice on a man even in the eyes of
those who ordinarily advocate peace.
What would mother think of son, or
daughter think of father, who posed
as a martyr to the peaee cause in
safety while there existed a need for
men to repulse a foe? For some time
yet that nation will be most respected
whose young men maintain a resolute
patriotism, with a ready ability to
fight when circumstances make com
Next in the Custom Frauds.
While relaxing nothing of its determ
ination to exact reparation from, and
to inflict punishment upon, the chief
customs malefactors in the sugar ring,
the government is bent also upon met
ing out justice to some of the lesser
offenders. This announcement carries
particular dismay to the dressmaking
interest that have profited so long by
wholesale smuggling, and there is a
consequent hubbub among those who
have a practice of filling the false bot
toms of trunk with costly finery. Men
have been prone to forgive a woman
who, returning from abroad, tried to
get her gloves or bit of lace past the
customs officials, but from small eva
slons on the part of many tourists, the
practice ha grown into a professional
The breaking, up of, this form of
smuggling will accomplish two things,
substantial addition to the public rev
enues, and an increase in the use of
American made goods, which can stand
on their merits in competition with
most Importations, to say nothing of
the cultivation of the factor of hon-rsty,-wli1ch
Is still something of a vir
tue, even when manifested under
wholesome respect for the law and It
penalties. The United States has no
little to gain from making the smug
gling of woman's finery no longer
fashionable or profitable.
More About Organized Charity.
The Bee has had two or three re
monstrances, one of them almost abu
sive, against the demand for better or
ganization of local Omaha charities.
These remonstrance's are based en
tirely on misconception, because the
article In The Bee particularly refers
to the lack of co-operation in the mat
ter of raising funds and financial ad
ministration, although perhaps It
should have been more definite In so
. In the matter of charity work we
are glad to note the great headway re
cently made through the charity organ
ization society In co-ordinating the dif
ferent agencies for relief so as to pre
vent their being Imposed on and to
stop them from duplicating one an
other's work. But In the matter of
flnanoes we still have the city overrun
periodically with representatives of
twenty-five or thirty different societies
soliciting contributions from business
men and public-spirited citizens who
are almost totally in the dark as to the
respective sources of Income and the
needs to be met. The average busi
ness man does not know, for example,
whether the Salvation Army and the
Volunteers of America should be
treated as of equal Importance and
sustained with equal contributions or
not. He is willing to contribute lib
erally, but would like to have hi
money go where it will do the most
good, and If he gives to one excessively
It means that he gives to another In
adequately. Our various charitable associations
all go on the theory that each should
raise as much money as it can without
reference to what the other may be
asking. If the finances of all these
vitalities could be systematized and co
ordinated they would all have the sup
port they really require, and our busi
ness men, who are now harassed by
constant solicitation, would be greatly
The city council has been working
on an ordinance for the taxation of
subways and has evolved a scheme,
based on a complicated system of ex
emption and mathematical computa
tion, which it hopes will prove satis
factory. The plan, however, is full of
holes and-discrimination and.ia bound
to operate unevenly. The right way
to secure equitable taxation of under
ground and overhead use of the street
and alleyways is not by some arbitrary
rule of thumb, but by actual appraise
ment and assessment. If the city is to
tax the subways it should not make
flesh of one and fowl of another. The
street space runs from building line to
building line, and space under a side
walk is just as valuable a space out
side the curb or in the alley. A board
of appraisers could with comparatively
little work make an inventory of these
special street privileges and set a val
uation on each of them according to
the use to which 'it is devoted, and
then, and then only, the city could levy
a special tax on an equitable basis.
The benefit accruing from the adop
tion of the constitutional amendment
last year enlarging the field of school
fun investments is reflected in the
purchase made for the fund. No more
Massachusetts, Mississippi or North
Carolina bonds bringing a fraction
over 3 per cent, but good, substantial
bond of Nebraska counties and school
districts bearing 4 and 4 per cent
Interest. If the board could legally
sell the low-rate bonds for what was
paid for them and put the money into
good Nebraska securities, which at the
same time would help build new court
houses and school house all over the
state, it would be a profitable exchange
How puzzling it all is, to be sure.
Wo hear on one hand warnings against
race suicide, and simultaneously the
plea for enlarging the food supply by
more productive agriculture. Now
comes a professor of sociology with a
new calamity bowl, urging the Amer
ican family to have fewer children If
we would solve the food problem. We
must have more children, and more
food to feed them; we must have more
farmers, but fewer children to grow
up to be farmers. How fortunate that
most of us are too busy sawing our
particular kind of wood to attempt
seriously to reconcile the varying
philosophies of the unpractical theor
If the story' of the tournament of
the liberals against the lords were put
In the language of the jousts of the
days of the Round Table what a rush
to read the literature would ensue
Being modern news, people are too
busy to be appreciative of the fact that
one of the greatest crises in England's
history 1 now at hand, and that the
leaders In the warfare are manifesting
qualities of dauntlessness that would
put the knights of old In the shade.
When man has exhausted every
other resource to make a city attrac
tive he reverts to nature. Having
crowded Manhattan Island with build
ings.. Father Knickerbocker is bethink
log himself that the beat thing be can
do is to plant trees to take the place
of those long ago cut down. The pro
jected reforestation of Fifth avenue
shows how the doctrine of conservation
The death of Editor Dayton of the
York Republican take away a promi
nent figure in Nebraska journalism
who had for many years been at the
head of one of the progressive weekly
papers of the state. The York Repub
lican under Mr. Dayton had opinions
which it courageously expressed, while
constantly living up to Its name as an
advocate of republican principles.
Governor Shallenbrrger evidently
struck a tartar when he dislodged
Felix Newton from the Lincoln Insane
asylum pay roll. The way Newton Is
going after the governor Is calculated
to make the latter wish the former
were back In the insane asylum.
Iinprfaalona of a abort Ran.
Senator Aldrtch professes to have dis
covered that the west la really "the cap-
tallstlc rea-ion of this country." Still, the
senator Is not believed to be wholly de
Void of knowledge of multl-mllllonalrea In
and about Wall street.
Tarn About and Fair ' Play.
New York World.
A bill la Introduced In Havana to give
'uba a currency and coinage modelled on
ur own, as Is practically the case now In
Canada and Mexico. It would only be turn
bout and fair play. Our currency was
based on the "Spanish milled dollar" as a
Dusting; nn Ancient Joke.
Postmaster General Hitchcock has Inatl-
tuted an Investigation to ascertain whether
the railroads are receiving "excessive pay
for carrying the malls." So did nearly
every one of hla predecessors of recent
years. Congress has repeadedly assigned
commissions to Investigate thla question till
it has become a standing joke.
A Mighty Squeese.
There can be little mystery about the
political Influence of a great corporation
that Is able to declare a dividend of 300
per cent out of the spoils wrung from the
American people. Yet there are people who
vainly wonder why the four expresa com
panies have ao long successfully resisted
the efforts in congress to establish a par
"Look Who's Here I"
Mr. Bryan has decided to cast his lot In
Nebraska with the anti-saloon party, which
plans an aggresaiva campaign in tha state
and thla fact may add to the evidence
that he plana to seek the United States
scnatorHhlp from the legislature to be
chosen next year. Mr. Bryan's paper now
denounce the aaloona In terma equivalent
to a declaration of war. It "la next of
kin to tha brothel and the gambling hell,
It Is the rendezvous for the criminal ele
ment and willing tool of corrupt politic
ians." It is expected that Mr. Bryan will
advocate county option, aa a speclflo pro
gram of legislation, after the model of
Indiana and Ohio..
NEBRASKA PRESS COMMENT.
Blue Springs Sentinel: Bryan will run for
United States Senator next year "If the
people want him.'.'. To construe thla prop
erly. If the democrats get together and say
they want him, they are the only people,
and Bryan will run.
O'Neill Frontier: Holt county legal talent
has not been very, successful In drafting
laws that will stand the scrutiny of the
supreme court. Senator Donohoe's non
partisan judiciary law first fell by the way
aide and now Arthur Mullen's State Normal
board law has also been found defective.
Schuyler Free Lance: It makes a person
weary to hear a democrat complaining be
cause republicans did not vote for Judge
Sullivan and yet at the same time that
complaining democrat voted for Judge
Dean. Tha republican who did vote for
Sullivan and the democrat who voted for
Dean are almply two of a kind, only by
chance they happened to ba In different
Kearney Hub: Governor Shallenberger's
assertion In an Omaha Interview that
county option" will not be written in
the Nebraska democratic platform next
year, because It means "prohibition," and
his taking Issue with Citizen Bryan on that
subject may be taken aa an advance note
of the next campaign and an Indication
that the governor's bid for the temperance
vote will ba tha 8 o'clock closing law.
Plattsmouth News: If there is anything
that has a tendency to make the average
cltlsen weary It is to see aome fellows
posing aa republican editors when In fact
they are nothing but counterfeits. They
recognize tha fact that In order to have
any standing with the people they have
got to counterfeit the real thing. But aa
usual they are a great deal like tha latest
counterfeit $o bill. Just two pieces atuck
together with nothing between.
Plattsmouth Newa: And the World-
Herald la not saying anything any more
about that "nonpartisan" supreme court.
Can it be possible that it has got cold feet
on the proposition and that It la going to
let the people go to the everlasting bow
wows, and stand calmly by and give up
the fight. Is not the "nonpartisan" Idea of
aa much consequence now as It was before
the election, or does the World-Herald pro
pose to let the matter go for awlhle and
rest up to get a new start.
St. Paul Republican: Tha late election
gave the fact emphasla that Nebraska Is a
republican atate. From almost every aec
tion there comes republican majorities, and
this, too. In a light year, when the vole
would naturally follow the administration,
If it ever did. This means that all the
republicans need do next year to win this
state and keep it Is to nominate a good
candidate for governor, and lei the record
of the two partlea In management of state
affairs speak for Itself.
Grand Island Independent: The Anti-
Saloon leaguo of Omaha has filed charges
with. Governor Shallenbergcr under the
Suckett law to the effect that Mayor
Duhlman, tha chief of police of Omaha and
the Board of Fire and Police Commission
ers have failed to enforce the IS o'clock
closing law and, have asked that they be
ousted from office. The charges are made
through Elmer Thomas, of letter writing
fame In the campaign of l.r0S. The governor
will look Into the matter first. Probably
a llttlu suspicious of Thomas?
York Times: Nebraska democrats who
have an itching for the United States aena
torship do not lind much consolation In Mr.
Bryan's declaration that he will not he a
candidate for that office "unless there Is
a demand tor him to become a candi
date." There Is always a demand for him
to run for office when he wants to run and
the demand will be aa insistent as any one
could detire as soon as hla admirers tumble
to the fact that he is looking for It. All
other democrats might as well stand aside
and clear tha way for the great commoner.
He is coming down (he pike and tha odor
of his gasoline will fill tit air for rnlUs
Bryan's New Issue
nana for Democratic Farty
to Battle Under the Banner
of Prohibition In Wsbrasia
A dispatch to the New York Times from
l.lrcoln purport to give out some Interest
ing news about the coming rsmpnlgn issues
with which Nebraska democrats are to
struggle for control of Nebraska, t'nder
date of November 20 the dispatch says:
"The new Issue which William J. Bryan
Is preparing to force on the democratic
party Is prohibition. Within a month he
will make an announcement which will
plunge the party Into bitter strife, and will
bring about a complete realignment of the
p;tsent factions. If the attack on the
liquor Interest Is successful, and the rank
and the file follow him. Mr. Bryan expects
to find himself at the head of a party with
a living Issue.
"The announcement will be made In a
series of articles which Mr. Bryan has
already prepared, and which will soon be
put Itched, in which he makes an attack
on the saloon and whisky Interest. By
those, who have been permitted to read
these articles it la said that Mr. Bryan
has used the strongest language at his
command In his characterization of the
liquor trade. While these artlclea are ap
pearing In print Mr. Bryan will be In South
America, and so will escape personal par
ticipation In the trouble which will follow.
"At the outset Mr. Bryan's efforta for
prohibition are to be confined to Nebraska,
but afterward they are to be extended to
ott.er states until the national party will
be Involved. With the aouth, the stronghold
of democracy, already largely on the side
of prohibition, Mr. Bryan will waire his
chief battlea In the north and west.
"Mr. Bryan lays his defeats In former
campaigns to the liquor Interests, which,
h believes, have made use of the demo
cratic party whenever It wae needed and
at other times have 'knifed' Its candi
dates. Fov the sake of put ty harmony he
has never taken a stand, but now he has
determined, even at the risk of being ac
cused of attempting to 'get even," to come
out in the open. Mr. Bryan says he Is not
now a candidate for any office, but Ne
braska party leaders think he expectB the
now movement to make him senator If not
"In this state Mr. Bryan's action will
almply tear tho democratic party to pieces.
He has confided In many of the leaders
and hua been told by the "wheel horses"
that they cannot follow him. Just as soon
as Mr. Bryan has left for South America
the fight on him will begin. Men who op
pose him ay this trip was planned be
cause Mr. Bryan realized what strength
would be arrayed against him, and wanted
to be beyond the reach of any Influences
which might cause him to discontinue hla
"It Is said tbat Mr. Bryan will make the
fight in Nebraska on the Insertion of a
county option plank In tho democratic plat
form. On that he will lose tho support of
Governor Shallenberger, who Is standing on
the present daylight saloon act and ex
pects re-election on a platform affirming
the efficacy of that law. Another man who
will be against him Is Mayor James Dahl
man of Omaha, who has, for years, been
known as Bryan's "closest . personal and
political friend," He stands on a "personal
liberty" plank and will be a candidate for
the governorship on It."
The Omaha World-Herald, M'hlch ha
supported Bryan In hla every campaign, In
a recent editorial, announced that the posi
tion of tho party on the liquor question
would be determined by the , entire party
and not by any one man or set of men,
and gave as its Judgment that the Ne
braska democracy could, under no cir
cumstances, be brought to adopt the county
When the last article of the series which
Mr. Bryan has prepared Is printed, It will
be seen that he has burned all bridges be
hind him; that he has staked his political
existence on the outcome. He will put this
Issue above tariff, finances, trusts and
every other question."
THE STANDARD OIL DECISION.
It Seems to Say." .
Chicago Inter Ocean.
On its face the decision breaks up the
corporate or pool method of holding the
securities of the subsidiary companies and
compels their holding by Individuals as
such. It seems to say that, while A, B
and C may individually own stock In as
many oil companies as they please, they
cannot hold It In combination or associa
tion. Opening; tnr Criminal Proaeentlon.
Kansas City Star.
The opening for the Taft administration
Is In the clear finding of personal guilt
in the verdict of the court of appeals. For
this verdict does not name merely the
Impersonal corporation, but certain men as
of, the anti-trust law. Although thla flnd
lngtng Is In a civil suit, and doea not,
therefore, carry with It the penaltlea pro
vided for the criminal acts held aa having
been performed, the way Is made clear
for the government to proceed to prose
cute the Individuals on criminal grounds.
Does Its Work Well.
St. Louis Globe Democrat.
The oldest and most autociailo of the
trusts has at last apparently reached the
end of Its career. Its fate will soon rest
with the highest tribunal, and the de
cisive word there will probably ba pro
nounced quickly. Many devices for evad
ing the law have been Invented since 18:t0,
but the Standard's case and several other
-.ua In recent times show that Sherman
and t.'.r associate framers of the antl-truat
-w of ..Ireteen years ago did an excellent
piece of work
Holding Cumitmnlra Ousted.
There has Veen a s.dil'ously cultivated
Idea that the "holding c '-poTatlon" Is
something which the lawa culf reach.
But In this case the holding cor.rVlon
was developed to Its highest power, ill
ability of Judicial power to reduce that '
evlce to nullity Is, suggested by the In
junction, which roroias not only me hold
ing corporation to exercise control In any
way over the subsidiary ones, but also
the subsldiariea to pay any dividends or
profits to the main company.
Takes A n ay Ita Power.
No decision of the courts since the fa
mous I. a ml is 130,000,000 fine has covered
anything like the range of the decision of
the United States circuit court at St. Louis
declaring the parent oil company la In vio
lation of the law and ordering the abate
ment of Ita activities. No decision could
have been more sweeping, aa it embraces
moBt of the subsidiary companies nann d
aa defendants, the exceptions being unim
portant. These concerns are directed not
to pay dividends to the Standard Oil com
pany of New Jersey, and not again to
form any combination looking to a monop
oly of the oil buslnesa. The parent Con
cern la likewise enjoined not any longtr
to vote the stock of the minor companies.
While the Standard Oil company, aa such.
7v , '"VJ
from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar
Is not dissolved, the decision takes away
the powers without which it cannot have
That the circuit court at St. Paul has
now pronounced it an illegal combination
Is less surprising than that such a posi
tive Judgment has not been reached before.
Judge Sanborn's opinion Is slmp'y a recital
of facts that have been made very familiar
to readers of newspapers and magazines
for many years past. lie makes the dis
tinction between the necessary and the
accidental effects of a combination a dis
tinction recognized with contrary effect
In his own decision, of the day before, dis
missing a suit against the Union Pacific
railway but finds that the effects of this
combination In restraint of trade ure
necessary and essential. They are pre
cisely the effects which congress. In the
exercise of its power to regulate commerce,
Intended by this act to prevent and sup
press. The government is, therefore, en
titled to a decree forbidding the contin
uance of this combination In interstate
Major Thomas Hayes, former Inspector
general of the Confederate army and at
one time second vice president of the
Pullman Palace Car company, died In
Louisville, Ky., aged 72.
Edwin D. Mead, one of ths most prom
inent men engaged In the wor'.d's peace,
movement, says that after tha year 1915
war will be practically abolished from the
earth; at lear, War between nations.
Lawrence Shultz, of near Iola, Columbia
county, is the champion buckwheat farmer
of Pennsylvania. He has finished thrash
ing hla buckwheat and has 1,100 bushels
from seventy acres, or an average yield
of twenty bushels per acre.
Two of the oldest voters In Pennsylvania
live in Carbon county. They are Patrick
Fisher of Lansford, who is 90 years old
and goes to the polls unassisted, , and
Daniel Behler of Millport, 9S years old
and Is as active as a man forty years
younger. Both voted at the recemt election.
Harry Hawke, leading man for Laura
Keene, the night of Lincoln's assassination,
In Ford's theater, nearly .forty-four years
ago, was ' ona of the passengers of tha
American liner Haverford, which docked
In Boaton recently. He is 71 years old and
the only surviving member of that com
pany. The disaster In tha Illinois coal mine at
Cherry Hill Illustrates again that there
are heroes in the Industrial battles in the
bowe!s of the earth as well as in the
armies that march and the navies that
sail in the sunlight. Of tha fourteen men
who went down into the burning shaft
In an effort to save scores of their im
prisoned fellow-workmen , only one re
turned. Every . one of those men bent on
rescue knew that he faced almost certain
death even better than did the 600 who rode
forward in the charga at Balaklava. Yet
the ona survivor. Dr. L. B. Howe, saved
twenty-five men, which meant Joy not
alone to them, but to twenty-f e families.
Has Been. Made!
Think of THAT! 200,000 pianos in a straight line would reach from
Chicago to Springfield, 111. Surely, the "Kimball" HAS been
an Important factor In the musical growth of tho entire couu-
' try, has it not?
The A. Hospe Co., as much ab any OXK piano house, has enabled the
Kimball Co. to reach this staggering total it believes tha
"Kimball'.' to be the most popular instrument of Its class it
indorses It thoroughly.
Trie enthusiasm that brought the Kimball to its present foremost
position has not waned an iota the Kimball of today la better
than yesterday's that ot tomorrow will eel Ipso today's and
'twill be ever bo.
1513 DOUGLAS STRfcLf. OMAHA. NED.
Here is a Delightful Change)
Another New Food
a dellcloof rke toast. Serve It alone, t.r with cream ortrult. Children thrive en Toai'rd
kite biscuit. Al yuur grocer for KelluKK'a Toatt4 Kice Foods. LaiiO packages, luu.
Th Kalloa T o& tod Rlc Flake) & Biacuit Co, Enttls Creek. Mich.
Put and Try 0
Only 10 Crnlt
Royal Daklng Powder Is Ihe
Greatest of limn nrwl iKni
oavws m me pastry COOK.
Economizes flour. Lutter
efics and makes th
digestible and healthful
most healthful food
no lime phosphates
bakinn tuowder made
Howell Do you think we shall ever have
Powell I had hopes of It at one time, but
that was before the north pola let Itself
be found. Judge.
Stngestruck Young Man I suppose the
first thing for me to do will be to adopt a
stHKe name. Have you a good one to suk
gesl? Theatrical Manager (who has seen htm
act) Yes, I think Dennis would be a good
name for you. Chicago Tribune.
"Have voti decided what ODlnlona von
"I don t adopt opinions," answered Sen
ator Sorghum. "1 make an effort to as
certain what opinions are likely to be as
sociated with success and then persuado
mem to auopi me. Washington star.
"Poor chap! Everything; ba earns goes
on hl wife's back."
"Well, If you had seen her at the opera
you wouldn't think he earned much." Chi
First Wall Street Office Boy Hello
Chlmmy! Takln" any filers desa days?
Second Office Boy Nawl Since 1 dropped
two bones In de slump I bin stlckln' to mo
legitimate business. Harper's Weekly.
Scott Half tha people In tho world don't
know what the other half are doing.
Molt No, that Is rw-causo the other half
are doing them. Boston Transcript.
Visiting1 Relative How arlstocratlo your
father looks with all that gray hair.
Naughty Bon Yes, and he's got me to
thank for It, tool Puck.
Uncle Zeke, whose Influential relative
was showing him through the Treasury de
partment st Washington. wa watching nn
expert engraver at work.
"Well," he said, every man to his trade.
I don't suppose I could learn to do that In
a year." Chicago Tribune.
"Uncle Jed," asked h's neighbor, "how
Is your boy gettliiK along at college?"
"First rate," answered Uncle Jed. "Hn
hasn't cost me a cent. He's working his
way through; he's winning all tha class
honors and they've promised him a pro
fessorship of some kind."
. "Great Scott!" gasped his neighbor, "Is
that all he Is doing? With that big huskv
frame of his I supposed he'd be playing
center by this time!" Chicago Tribune.
J. W. Foley in Collier's.
I'm glad I was always so good to her;
I was Just up there In the nursery
Picking up tlilngH you know that were
Left strewn about as carelessly
As a child will do -when she's called from
I picked them up with a mist and blur
In my eyes, and I laid them all away
I'm glad I was always so goo', to her.
And many's tho picture that came to me,
That came to me o'er a Teddy bear
Or a doll or a whole tin infantry
Arrayed In n battle column there;
Picture on picture of girls and girls
(One year and two years and three) thot
Of plnaforeR and blue frocks and curls
I'm glad I wuh always so good to her.
Dreams on dreams and they ride, mo down,
Column and phalanx and voices call
And grasses grow greerf and come sere and
And leaves bud, blossom and blow and
She had been six now and seven and ten
So tall and so toll how fair they were.
How fair they were and would have been.
Those lost ones I'm glad 1 was good to
Vjfiy VfJ Lid I
Fire and Death Insurance
with every Piano sold here.
YOU have tried the ml. Just try , package the new. tempting
rl"e-food So much brtltr thin tiio of othrr broakfaHt food
Hint you will adopt it tor all time wlien you and youi have onta
learned lis deilcious, dillireHt flavor. Cbane to-day to
Kellogg's Toasted Rice Flakes
crisp, appetir n?, satitfylrif the latest pro.nict or xno grcui wu
iHborHtorin uftjliatud whh tile (anions Hattlt I rtrk Snilartum.
t'hli et rit e crkim rolled into transpuruut films and toasted just rin'd
to hrln out t.iuir delicate, nul-li-e flavor, kite Is ihe world's ifrealct
iod-ili most diifesiible and nourishing; of all ceiel i oaHwl
Kite Hakes ciicr it iu lis inoM readi.y m:llblo fcim.
Toasted Rice Biscuit
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