Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 05, 1909, EDITORIAL, Image 12

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The closing chapter la being written
In the romance of Zelaya, the bandit:
This Is a good day to resolve to do
it now. Mr. Weather Man - please
In resisting bombardment that
Siu,ly Hook balloon exhibits as much
good nature as the late Dr. Cook.
Planetary insanity is being exploited,
now that, the public has wearied of
reading about hookworms and pellagra.
The Corn show visitor w(ll find the
Itttcli Htrlng out in all directions In
Omaha. Don't stop to knock, but come
right in.
In a country where so many men are
ambitious to become lords there is lit
tle danger that the upper house will ba
abolished, i
Some men seem able to buy up In
surance companies with the ease and
grace of a woman casually slopping at
lilt; uuuuji luuuiri,
The open door may be a fact In Man
churia, but the wily Japanese merchant
Is driving out -all competition of the
white man by his cut rate prices.
The cynical will bo tjuiek to observe
that the defaulter who now pleads
qualms of conscience waited two years
to feel the sting, and then hla money
had run out.
The federal plum tree Is trembling
again, and several Nebraskans are ex
pectantly waiting beneath Its boughs.
A Christmas gift of considerable size
awaits somebody's outstretched hands.
Colonel Bryan finds much occupa
tion In nominating the republican presi
dential ticket for 1912, a fact which
may mean that the colonel has lost his
Interest in the possible democratic
nominees for that year.
Judge Grosscup, having come out In
advocacy of a new party committed to
the policy pf an equal distribution
among all men of the fruits of their
' labor, may expect ome heart-to-heart
talks from his friends, tho socialists.
All who claim to be able to cure tu
berculosis have uiily to eutablluh proof
with Yale uulversity and get $100,000,
an anonymous alumnus having depos
ited the forfeit. Now let the Dr.
Cooks of the while plague crusade
bring on their affidavits.
Again the Iconoclastic voice of the
government is heard, this time in the
effort of the Agricultural department
to wipe out the term "New Orleans
molasses," there being, In the opinion
pf the department, no longer any such
thing. No "N. O."? Thus vanishes
another fond tradition of childhood
days, when the American boy carrying
the brown lug to the store knew no
greater paradise than to lick the cork.
Mr. Gaynor' turning down of the
Tammany leaders who nominated him
prestige Interesting events when he
khall have taken his seat as mayor of
New York. His open declaration that
he U no dummy of Tammany, and that
he will not tolerate the preseiiee of
office-hunters about his office, may be
taken to give New Yorkers confidence
that the Judge really inien-ls to five
the people a personal administration.
The more the tiger views the wnick of
Its hopes from the late election the
lwi It finds It has savad,
The Corn Show.
The great torn exposition, tilt h
opens to the public in Omaha tomor
row, Is national in Us scope. It Is
more than that. It Is world-wide, for
Its effects must eventually touch all
The object of this exposition Is pri
marily the comparison of results and
the discussion of methods. It brings
together the thoughtful, earnest, active
men of agriculture, whose work In life
Is literally to make two blades of grass
grow where ono grew before. These
men are the combination of student
and dreaner crossed 'with the hard
headed, practical man of business.
Their thoughts are bent In the one di
rection, that of improving the general
quality of tire agricultural output of
the woftcl. The Importance of this
work cannot be exaggerated. Its prac
tical benefit has already been deter
mined on the farms of the United
States, and each recurring season
brings new proof of the wisdom of
the agricultural experiment station.
New corn, new grass, new animals are
placed at the farmer's disposal and
from these new types new crops are
raised. The greater annual acreage out
put of tho western farmer is the ensure-
ment due to the efforts of the patient
Investigator at the experiment station.
The wealth annually added through
this source Is enormous, and the pub
lic benefit Is so direct as to call for
neither emphasis or argument.
The great corn exposition, which has
come to Its present measure of success
through the efforts of Omaha people,
is a splendid expression of the scien
tific thought of the times. Its success
means wealth added to the material
prosperity of the world, and with
added wealth . must necessarily come
Increased social advantages. In every
aspect the corn exposition is an evi
dence of growth in the right direction,
and its support and success is an Indi
cation that the people are aware of its
great possibilities and Its immediate
Savings Banks Life Insurance.
Krora Massachusetts comes a demon
stration of what can be accomplished
by the experienced Investors' handling
of a community of small funds'n the
successful operation of the savings
banks life insurance system. As a
Christmas purse for the policy holders,
the banks are returning a dividend of
8 per cent, which means that each
person who has paid the premiums Jor
a full year now gets back one monthly
One year ago the Massachusetts
state actuary estimated that the sav-i
Ings banks Insurance rate was 23 per
cent lower than that charged by the
Industrial companies, which later cut
their rates In Massachusetts 10 per
'innt Sinn thpn thp aavlnu tmnlca nf-
fered insurance at la per cent lens than
the companies, and now, on the basis
of the dividend, the actuary figures
the rate as 23 per cent lesH than that
of the Industrials.
According to the official reports,
each of the banks has been able to keep
intact the guaranty funds and to pay
interest thereon, and to set aside the
full legal reserve, In addition to ac
cumulating the policy holders' divi
dends. This attempt to supply to
wage-workers life Insurance at coat haa
passed the experimental stage, and
while future experience may not prove
to be Quite so profitable as the past,
still the exhibit is an enlightening oue.
Energy of the Future.
Barely eleven years have eiapHed
since the wonders of radium became
known to man through a woman's dis
covery, yet In that little while an en
tirely new realm of science has been
opened up, with a promise to solve that
which has vexed those looking far into
the future the problem where man Is
to obtain his energy for the work of
the world. Civilization Is developing
more energy than ever, but It is using
more, and steadily the known forces
of nature are being, depleted, particu
larly the most familiar source of en
ergy, coal. There have been those who
descried in the return to the utilization
of waterfalls the solution of what we
should do for heat and light when
coal and oil should be exhausted, but it
has not yet been assured that the
streams of earth are sufficient to de
velop all the electricity the workshops,
public utilities and homes need.
May it not be that man's previous
ignorance of the radio-activity of such
elements as radium has been nature's
own conservation of resources? During
the history of the human race failure,
or abandonment of one source of en
ergy has been the stepping stone to
another. In a long series of progres
sions. The little knowledge that has
Just come to us of the radio-activity of
certain substances may be the dawning
of the day of limitless possibilities.
In the pursuit of the study of radio
activity, the scientist has accomplished
a revolutionary feat, the dissection of
the atom. It has been disclosed that
radio-activity is the explosion of the
atom, and the Crookes spintharscope
reveals the popping of the atoms like
a bombardment of shooting stars. Thus
the human eye is at last able to see the
atom. In flight, at a speed, not only
vastly exceeding that of our swiftest
projectile, but actually greater than
the known velocity of the celestial
bodies through space.
The enormous energy thus Indicated
by these exploding atoms, each In
dividual of which works with such a
regularity as would indicate the exist
ence of an infinitesimal time clock con
cealed within, has already been util
ized in a degree, convincing roan of
the tremendovs force which is at his
command whenever he can control it.
It has ben accurately demonstrated,
according to Prof. Frederick Soddy of
the University of Glasgow that a
pound of radium will yield an energy
250,000 times greater than the com
bustion of tn equal weight of coal.
But the difficulty is to liberate this
energy. In the natural course of things,
2,500 year would pass before the
pound of radium would exhaust Itself.
The radlo-acttvity of uranium la even
slower than that of radium, but It will
last, according to Prof. Soddy, many
millions times as long. Uranium and
thorium, elements whose compounds
are manufactured commercially by the
ton at the present time, Imprison
energy many hundred times greater
than is obtainable from the same
amount of coal. As the Glasgow sa
vant says, we could drive a Mauretanta
around the world by the force con-
tnlnnft In a rvlnt HrtttlA Hilt t,A slnw.
JICWMU lit M N l U U l l 1 V , ' ' t 1 HH. I-IV
Pness with which the energy is devel
oped baffles the human mind.
The problem that confronts man,
therefore, Is to accelerate this natural
rate of evolution; when he can do that,
he can extract from the elements of
the earth energy to drive the work of
the world for untold ages to come.
Roll-Top Strategists.
Additional evidence is contained in
the annual report of Secretary Meyer
of the Navy department that the day
of the "roll-top strategist" Is over, and
that this branch of the service Is to be
administered henceforth on a basis-of
practical efficiency. -Mr. Meyer al
ready has given a hard blow to the an
tiquated features of the bureau sys
tem, by actually reorganizing his
forces, and he, now asks congress to
add to the rejuvenation of the navy by
legislating the old senior officers into
retirement and transfusing the disci
pline of the line w ith young and vigor
ous blood.
Mr. Meyer manifests a determination
to rid the navy of any old-fogylsm er
other weaknesses that he has been able
to discover, and In this he undoubtedly
will have the practical encouragement
of congress in the' enactment of such
legislation as may be deemed neces
sary to institute reforms. That he is
on the right track In the main is evi
dent from his ability to scale down the
estimates for the coming year under
the revision of methods such as he pro
poses. ' It is only fair to Judge from
his report that he is likely, if un
hampered', to conduct the naval depart
ment In a more economical manner and
at the same time bring It more up-to-date
in various respects.
Moral Instruction in Schools.
In the race of the New York mil
lionaires to outdo one another In the
cultivation ol fads, it is not surprising
that one of them has come forward
with a fund for a scheme to establish
a radical course in morals in the pub
lie schools, with specific reference to
varied virtues, including humor, cour
age, economy and cleanliness.
Careful perusal of the long list of
things which the millionaire would like
to see indoctrinated In the youth of
the land, reveals nothing but that Is
already a fundamental of daily life in
every American household. Good man
ners, truthfulness, obedience, where Is
there a parent but considers his chil
dren satisfactorily schooled in these
things at home, without having them
made a bore by extraordinary emphasis
In the schoolroom?
The question arises where the need
for such an addition to the system of
public instruction was thought to be
apparent, in tne average puotic scnuui
adequate attention to deportment has
been a fixed habit these many years.
Too stringent discipline will transform
the prevailing cheerful attention to
studies into a hardship. Children of past
generations have been developed along
natural lines Into the men and wo
men of affairs, and any ' abnormal
stress upon the fundamentals of char
acter and conduct will hardly tend to
Improve the ordinary pupil. The par
ent will be ready to resent any effort
to transform his child into a prig.
South America's Awakening.
What was accomplished in the
United States as a result of the open
ing of the transcontinental railroad
line may be expected to follow the op
eration of the first steam road across
South America, now nearlng comple
tion. The problem there has been
greater than here, for the southern
continent was divided by a mountain
range loftier and more Impassable than
any In North America.
The right hand of South America
may truly be said not to have known
what the left hand has been doing, and
a strange diversity of interests has
been the result. The one coast has
developed mining, the other agricul
ture, and each In its own way has
known a considerable prosperity.
The marked individuality of the h-j-arate
nations of republics of South
America has been well pointed out by
Dr. Francis K. Clark, newly returned
from a study of the southern continent,
and he records Impressions which tend
to show that each political division Is
so emphasized in Its peculiarities that
it is bound to maintain Us separate in
tegrity. Not only do the Spanish-speaking
republics differ vastly from Portu
guese Brazll.i but they, differentials
widely from one another, and. as Dr.
Clark says. It Is as Inaccurate to lump
Peru and Venezuela or Chile and Co
lombia as it -Is to consider Mexico and
Massachusetts or Canada and Louls
iana as close kindred states.
Dr. Clark's chronicles of his travels
will have their value In giving people
of the United States a better acquaint
ance with the South Americans, and
when we get a stream of commerce
flowing through the Panama canal we
shall begin to have an even more defi
nite knowledge of the great neighbor
ing continent.
The possibilities of South America
are only beginning to be known to the
outer world and to herself, but the
new Transandesan railroad and the
canal at the isthmus will Inauurate an
era of development which means vast
things to the trade of the world, afford
ing an opportunity to the United States
to maintain an even more flourishing
and powerful lead In the brotherhood
of the republics of the Western
Employees' Insurance.
The conference under the auBpicea
of the Na-tlonal Civic Federation called
to consider the various forms of Insur
ance for working people developed but
one feature. It Is more unanimously
agreed than ever that the solution of
the problem under consideration is ex
tremely difficult. Effective notion
through national legislation is barred
by constitutional limitation. The con
gress of the United States cannot adopt
laws that will govern the citizens of
the several states In their social rela
tions within the state. The effort to
pass a law which will regulate and de
termine the liability of employers en
gaged In Interstate commerce, which
Is about the only phase of the ques
tion left for congress to deal with, has
proven futile, owing to court decisions
giving to Interstate commerce such a
narrow and constricted definition as
operates to render the general law of
no effect. The probability of secur
ing uniform laws from the several
states is too remote at present to de
serve consideration, and this is about
as far as the conference reached.
. It was again agreed that the. work-
ingraan should not be asked to assume
all the risks of his employment, and
also that society at large should not be
asked to assume all the expense of
maintaining the worklngman who has
been crippled through mishap Incident
to his employment. A large number
of corporations and firms have ad
mitted the responsibility of the em
ployer In this respect by , organizing
among their employes associations
which operate to provide for their
members when Incapacitated for work
through any cause Incident to the em
ployment, and to pay also death in
demnity. In these associations tho em
ployers voluntarily assume a portion
of the expense, requiring the employes
to pay the remainder. This follows In
a general way the plan that has proven
so effective in Germany, where the
general government is also the party
contributing to the Insurance fund. It
is impossible in this country because
of the peculiar relations of the sov
ereign states to the federal govern
ment. The conference did accomplish some
thing by bringing closer home to the
people the necessity for laws that must
be enacted by the states dealing with
the general question of protection for
the worklngman. A point raised, and
one that la most' pertinent. Is that In
demnity for accident Is not so much
needed as protection from aceldent.
The installation of devices Intended to
protect the worklngman from the dan
ger natural to operating complicated
machinery is more called for than the
payment of t money to support him.
When the matter has reached that
place where the employers will find
(t more expedient and economical to
protect life and limb than to pay death
and accident losses, much of the dan
ger that now attends great industrial
operations will be eliminated.
Opportunities to Help.
President Lovett of the Union
Pacific has a splendid opportunity to
slip a really acceptable present Into
Omaha's stocking. Just let him go
casually over some pf the plans en
dorsed by the late Mr. Harrlman for
improvement for his road's service In
Omaha, and give them his "O. K.'.'
Another railroad president who may
do something for Omaha (s Mr. Mudge
pf the frock Island. While the Rock
Island people have shown great Inter
est In the commercial affairs of this
city, there is still wide opportunity for
improvement, and f the new president
really means to be a railroad man and
run a railroad, he has a fine chance to
do something that will help.
These suggestion" are not made in
a spirit of Impatience, but In the be
lief that both of these presidents are
sincere in what they say.
State Control of Combines.
The decUiou of the supreme court of
South Dakota sustaining the consti
tutionality of the antl-dlscrlmlnatlon
act adds to the encouragement of the
citizen desirous of seeing trade main
tained In natural competitive channels.
What the Standard Oil decision Is to
national control of combines, the South
Dakota lumber case Is to state control.
For It must be remembered that na
tional regulation can be successfully
attempted only along interstate lines,
the powers of congress being, after all,
limited. Here Is where the saving
grace of state's rights comes In, Var
ious commonwealths have sought to
regulate the commerce of combines
within their borders, and In some cases
have technically failed, but 8outh Da
kota appears to have hit upon a law
that is within its powers, and that can
be enforced against unfair trade meth
ods within the borders of the state.
South Dakota's constitution affords
It no peculiar rights of this nature that
are not permissible under the consti
tution of other states, and It looks as
though It had helped to blaze the way
In legislation for state control of those
Fifth avenue larders are reported aa
being continuously suffering from the
raids of the gray squirrel of Central
park, and because of (hl It at
first believed that tho creature hsd be
come over-civilized and had grown too
fat and lazy to forage In nature's pan
try. Hut Investigation shows that the
progeny of the merry playmate of New
York's children have become too num
erous to subsist through the winter on
the natural provender In th park. The
supply of acorns and nuta is no longer
adequate for his caches, and therefore
the frisky native has become a thief in
plain obedience to the law of self
preservation. The army of squirrels
darting back and forth between park
borders and mansions, scurrying under
the very wheels of the constant pro
cession of automobiles over the asphalt,
must make a highly entertaining sight,
and the language In the servant's halls
over the Inroads among the edibles Is
undoubtedly picturesque. It will be
surprising if this transformation of
the squirrel does not Inspire some
wonderful new tales In nature faking.
How little the public knows of
the inner mysteries of the i news
paper sanctum Is emphasized by the
surprise manifested . over the ap
pearance of the name of Edward P.
Mitchell as editor of the New York
Sun, the evident Impression being that
he is a newcomer in the editorial field.
Yet Mr. Mitchell has for thirty-five
years been busy with his pen in ex
pressing the things the Sun stands for,
and in the old days many of his arti
cles were commonly attributed to the
hand of Charles A. Dana himself. The
live spirit of a newspaper is perpet
uated by an association of personali
ties, and survives Individuals some
times for generations.
A divorce expert in that town of di
vorces, Chicago, blames steam heat for
driving bliss from the modern domes
tic hearth. The couple that has to
wrestle with hot-air furnace might
make a commentary on that. Coal
bills in any form are likely to deposit
the ashes of discord.
Signs of Prosperity.
Indianapolis News.
The humber of government employes hits
Increased to 370,065 from 308.141 In 1907.
which seems to hIiow that returning pros
perity has also been siring a little atten
tion to politics.
Happy Thoaarht.
Chicago Record-Herald.
Another government official who ban just
returned from Panama 'says the canal will
be finished tn 1915. It'a a long time to
wait, but we are going to try to keep from
fretting meanwhile by thinking ef- a lot of
other things.
The Automobile l'nre.
Cleveland Plain Healer.
There were many men In the automobile
Industry who feared that It had reached
the top of its one great boom, two years
ago. Now It Is much bigger than it was
then, but no such, pilsgivings exist. The
motor vehicle haa paused from the fad
I age Into an Important phaae of the de
velopment of civilization.
The KQantaln of Youth.
Philadelphia Bulletin,
Th! patriarchal John Blgelow, W'lo at
the age of 92 haa acquired the habit of
keeping touch with the living present by
.ntroduclng a graiddaughter or two Into
the fociul awlrn on his birthday, aeoma to
have succeeded better than most folk in
finding the fountain of perpetual youth.
There Is nothing like the constant coniT
pantonahip of young folks to keep a man
or woman from growing old.
la It Worth While f
Baltimore American.
In these days of the fierce light which
the aearchlight of publicity alieda upon ail
human affalra the price and penaltle of
human greatness are bared more to the
world at large than formerly, when the
reserve of their divinity hedged royalties
about. One of the latest Instances of these
penalties Is the pitiable condition of the
czaflna of Russia, whom the perils of her
high position have driven nearly Into In
Pittsburg Dispatch' We quite agree with
the minister that there Is "np need for
a new religion," but we are quite confident
that there Is great need for the extension
of our old religion.
Baltimore American: A minister in Chi
cago wants compu'Kory marriage by the
state just an It enforces compulsory edu
cation. He alao advocates woman's pro
posing when the men hesitate. Thin la a
radical axe, but not so radical as to turn
Iconoclastic concerning things too deeply
Ingrained In the bent Impulses of human
nature ever to go out of fashion, ,
Charleston Newa and Courier: The Young
Women's Christian association of pes
Moines. la., refused to accept a check for
tl.OoO offered by a brewery on the ground
that It waa tainted money. However, in
returning the check, It was stated that the
association would be very glad to accept
the Individual checks of the two owner
of the brewery for J.".G0 each. There Is so
much In a name.
Ignorance Is the weakest protection pos
sible to innocence.
Moral blindness Is often due to pressure'
on the inr ney nerve.
When a sermon gets thin It is sure to
spread Itself out long.
When a man's faith Is dead he Is al
ma kea her own way.
ways lealoua for Its bones.
Progress seldom conies on a track; she
The power to comfort others docs not
come from consoling yourself.
You never get any higher than the things
you put on top of your life. '
He who dale not be misunderstood never
says anything worth understanding.
As we paint the picture of Imagination
we make permanent those of memory.
No man la worth anything to hla age
who does not sometimes get angry with It.
Adversity often works prosperity, but
that does not acquit the mull who brings
it on another.
The dollar will never bn worth much to
any man until every man la worth more
than the dollar.
The difficulty of representing religion
would he halved If Its misrepresenting
friends would a I die.
It Is always easier to aing of golden
boulevard than. It Is to make streets so
thai crookedness cannot bid In thm.
Chicago Tribune.
phases of combine activity which
beyond the reach of congreaa.
Ladies' 0 S.zp 5nlif1 finM V
m MVtaw sfcjAJuvw s vr 'wje- v m. va
Yatchcs--Yes,14-kt. $
Gold--$30 Kind--at....
But I've only 50 of the above watches
bought a jobber's surplus so you would
better hurry if you intend using them as
Christmas gifts.
print. If
' diamonds,
1522 Farnam St.
"TIs said "Misery loves company." Jnpan
1 us a sugar scandal. Vnele Sum Is not so
Ah a means of getting rich, fpilck, mod
ern prize fighting Is crowding the trusts
for the record.
Law students' in New iork find they con
do the Pulndinp table trick handily, but
fall down on the bog office ghost.
Has Margaret Ellington Frohmun Bowa'
heard the news about Kthcl Barrymore
Colt? Just a little hoy. Isn't he sweet.
An inquisitive grand Jury In Kansas City
is poking around In quarters where butler
and meat abound seeking the skeleton of
a 'trust. ,
The Chicago minister who flouted th
historic sanctity of Mrs. O'Leary's cow is
now trying to discover who flung the bale
of hay.
The action of Washington medics In the
alleged leper case amends the familiar say
ing, thus: "When doctors disagree the
victim goes to Jail."
A seat In the Now York Ptock exchange,
which aold for $".'4,000, appears a shade moro
valuable than an auto scat. The difference
represents Income and outgo.
Walter Wellman's plunge Into the polar
controversy serves to divert public atten
tion from the fateful kidnaping of Presi
dent Taft's nine-foot Thanksgiving pie.
Twonty-two years were required to bring
a slander suit to a flnudi In Chicago
where dlvprce suits are fitted and de
livered In less than twenty-two minutes.
Notwithstanding all the shady raids on
the city treasury dug up by the Chicago
Ipter Ocean, considerable money remains
in the public strong box. Overlooked in
the rush, probably.
Nan Yes, Jack wear his heart on his
Kan Then you ought to be very, very
caieful, dear, never In have any pins in
your belt. Chicago Trluune.
"Do you and your husband ever dis
agiee?" "He never do.'' Cleveland Leader.
"My dear," said ihe far-seeing parent,
"that young man may be a trifle tedious,
but lie I a coming man."
"Perhaps lie Is," sighed the weary
maiden, "but I'd rather he had more go in
blm." Baltimore American.
Stellu Isn't Mabel going to marry the
tieHa No, he rejected the budget. New
York bull,
"Hpeaking of Joy rides, did you eer have
a real one?" "No." "Never gu out In a
buggy along a shady lane, with a plug of
a horse and the only girl In the world?
hay. you don't know what life is." Phila
delphia ledger.
"I supposed all husbands made a practice
of comparing their mothers and their wives
to the latter' discredit. Why don't you?"
"You haven't given mo any chance, my
dear. All, tint wait. 1 am conielled to
admit that you don't make home nearly
as hot for me as mother did." Cleveland
Plain Dealer.
"I suppose," the young matron said, ad
dressing the spinster who was "getting
along In years," "you never married be-
Don't Mortgage
the Morrow
to pay expenses of today or
mortgage your family's future
comfort that you may enjoy
yourself in the present. Spend as you
go if you will, but not until you have
first put by a portion of your income
for the protection of your family. A
recurring premium payment on an
Kquitable Policy will protect them
and leave you a working balance for
your pleasuies. Lift the mortgage on
the morrow by acting today.
Mind you! A good FILLED
case watch invariably costs
you $20 to say nothing of
Ami THAT'H not AM.! Ka""li one of thesn
exquisite watches is fitted vlth an Klgln or
Wiiltham movement the caae la a "hunting"
stylr that Is a masterpiece of deft engraving.
Have YOt" ever seen such a description on a
ladles' watch In solid 14-kt. gold In connec
tion with a prl e like 120?
"Clirlstmus Jewelry" talks all .ouml alike In
practical, I would Illustrate my KN-
TIRK stock just to show the "difference." My
i present slock is exceptionally gorgeous and the
watches, silver Items, cut Klaus pieces.
bri-va-brac, etc., are RIGHTLY Z'HICKD. My oc-
cosional newspaper "specials" PROVE that prices
ARK undermined H1CHF.. If others are able to
meet my figure they do not seem WIMINiJ to.
The Watch In this announcement Is an
Omaha, Neb.
cause It has been Impossible for you to find
a man whom you considered good enounh. '
"Oh, no. I have found plenty of men
who wore good enough, but 1 have always
felt that II was a shame to spoil a good
thing." Chicago Record-Herald.
Carolyn Wells In Smart Set.
A fool there was. and he made a gift,
(10 ven as you or I.I
He- bought It with taste and care and thrift
th'or a lady his friends thuutfht railn r
And when he gave It -the, lady sniffed,
(iOveu an you or 1.)
Oh, the judgment and tnste and time
On the gifts at Chrlstniusthle;
Which we give to thu lady who isn't
(And now we know she never could b
And never satisfied).
A fool there was. and he gave his cheque
Fcr a necklace of pearls without a fleck,
(And it didn't the leaxt suit the lady's neckj
And she never thanked lorn a single speckl
( liven as you or 1)
Oh., the chink Me lose and the think we
On the things we buy with pride.
To give the lady who never is pleased,
(And now we know she can never be
And tmver be satisfied).
The fool whs fleeced to his last red cent,
(Kven us you or 1.)
She threw iiim aside, when his gold was
(And nobody cared where the lady went).
And the fool gave way to loud lament.
tKven as you or l.i.
And It wasn't the loss, and It wasn't thsj
Tho reason that same fool crird;
It whs coming to know that she never was
(Seeing at last she could never be pleaded
And never be satisfied).
i7o sell mu Kinds
incral Viators 1
aa1 i ss a m n mmm s
We will sell oyer loO kinds Imported an
American Mineral Waters, and, as we ob
tain direct from springs or Importer, 'aa
guarantee freshness and genuineness.
Boro I.ithla Water, hot., f0c; rase, ?.".n0.
Boro Lithia Water, pints, Uoaen, l.:i0;
ci se, 100. tlll.On.
We are distributing agent i In Omnlior
the celebrated waters from Ktcelalor
Springs. Mo., :ind sell, at following prl.'.-s:
Itegent, quart bottle, 2.ric; dozen, fl.l
case. 50 hot lies, Ivoo.
Sulplio-Sallne, quart bottle, 3V; dozen.
f22i;; case, 50 bottles, fS.OO.
Stilpho-Sallne, quart bottle, ",'c; dozen,
Sotcrlan, quart bottle, 20e: dnien. $2 00.
Soteriun, pint bottle, l.'.c: doxen. $l.r0.
Soterian (linger Ale, pint bottle, lfc;
dozen, J1.D0.
Soterian (linger A' quart bottle, 25c;
dnr.en. $2.25.
Diamond Llthls. half-gallon bottle. 40o
case, 1 doxen. 14.00.
Crystal Kithla. fi-gallon Jugs. each. $-0s
Salt Sulphur, 5-gHllon Jugs, each, I-
Delivery free to any part of Omaha.
Council Bluffs or South Omaha.
Sherman & ffcConnell Drug Co.
Kith and Dotlc Sis.
Owl Drug Co.
Kith and Harney Sta.