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THE BEK: OMAHA. MONDAY. P E T,: I ?. FT.
Santa Claus Gracious to
Omaha Women This Yeari;
Santa CTaue waa a-neclally generous thla
year to a iiumlwr of society wimeu of
Omuit. Several electric liriughams and
runabmjta were reived by yo-ing wnrnen
and oidr ann wll known In the scciai
Soma beautiful Jewels wre a. so received.
A prominent, nttrn U-tug nut west ar-i
nam way received a beui'.fjl co.lar
eight strands of par'.n. heid in place with
bars of diamond. A pupii.nr y lung so
ciety girl received1 an esiui.te string of
pink pwrll worth several twi.-n dular. .
Checks aso popular gif.a and two .
young maxrone r-clv-d beantifjl homes I
from their pa nts. am.T na "'lulatta ;
llamond plna and : . a..r, w-- a.o i. ,
in tna imcm.nf. pruw oiy ma
of Omaha wiroen.
oaI Xvemta of mreta at Wlc
Cong Hal Veopla -teat and Is
Joy Ta-msalyea to a ITtoam,
M'.xs Margire t Bautn wis h.istesa todny
at a beauti f'j'y appointud luncheun pary
at her home in compliment to M.sa Mar
garet Tuttle 4f Minneapolis, guest of Mrs.
W. D. BiL-Ker and for Msa Sara O'ltcalr
Chlra-o. g'lest of Mlrs. J. E. Baum.
ChrgW-naa decoratioua were used and cuv
ars -rm plaoed. for twilwa guests.
Juilge and Mrs. E. Wakaley entnrtained
at .ilnnex an Oii-stmas day. their guats
being Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wakeiey. Mrs.
Weeks. Mra. Herbert E. Gates. Mivs NeJ
Ue Wakeiey. Mr. Arthur Wakeiey. jr.; Mr
Lucius Wakeiey and Mr. WUlitun Pease.
For the Future
S mta of lu teres Tha A Oa
Taa &oaat Booua Oaiandar Tnat
mmlM SCaoa cf Flea .
Mr. and Mrs. Myron Learned will enter-
tain at dinner thia evening at the Omaha
club In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Aug-istus j
Kountsn ot New York City. Christmas
t decorations will be used and red roses will '
form tha centerpiece for the table, which ;
will be- lighted with red candlea. Covers
will be pfaced for Mr. and Mrs. Augustua
Kountite. tr. and. Mrs. Charles T Kountae,
Mr- and Mrs. J. T-. Stewart. M, Mr. and
Mrs. diaries T. Eminiie, Mr. and Mrs.
William Sears Poppleton. Mr. and Mrs.
- Ward Burgess. Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Cald
well. Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Peek, Mr. and
Mrs. L. D. Crofoot, Mr. and Mrs. Myron
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Welch will give a
dancing party this evening at their home
on South Thirty-eighth street ln honor of
their daughter tittle Miss Blanche Welch '
and her house guest Mlas Editha Kearney. !
elaborate- deuoratioti of Christmas i
. fcnanJ' gfena' will Tjb usexr" throughout .
tha rooms. A feature of tha evening will
be a large Jack Horner pie. which will be
riled with Santa Clans favors. The guests j
proaent will inciudu little Misses Harriot
Sherman. Marion Hamilton. Mary Fuller, ;
Frances Hochstatler. Eluia Stors. Haael ;
' Updike, P.atli Kiaalei-, Marion Coad. Oara
raugherty, Dorothy titnith. Greta O'Brien.
Begins; Connoll, Helen Ingweraen, Alice
Coad. Heien Haytlen. Uilen Peurce. Olga
Meta, Margaret Gnmmull, Helu-n iiaatman,
Ruth and Irene Carter. Editha ieamey
Blanche Corley Welch. Maaiura Maicomb
DEMOCRATS TO HAVE SESSION
Tom Allea Will Call BLus Hex tins
to Discuaa Policies.
GOYEOO-" IDLE TO CUT BAIT
Haaa. ( OfMew Swwkara i as laxloas
ts f av Hi iaaaian Walvia
Of Mm He- Bewares Street
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Deo. at Spocial. Now that
tha first of tha year la almost here an
nouncements of democrats aa candidates
tor afflc are to ba expected. Tom Allan
ta authority for tha statement that soma
Cma soon a mass m eating or convention
will ba called tor tha democrats of this
at ate to gat together and discuss ways and
2X1 nails tor doing business in Nebraska In
tha next aampaign.
from Columbus eotnea tha report that
tn ail probability Senator Byrnes will no
lunger aait as chairman of tha state com
mitute. but will ask to ba relieved of tha
duties of tha office. In that caaa It Is
mora than poaamle that Chris Gruenther
will again, ba offered tha plao. Mr.
CruanLhar daollned to ba chairman a year
ago owing, so ha said, to buainaaa reasons.
W hether ha wilt accapt tha place now, of
ourse. la problematical.
Should an other than Governor Shailen
bargar ba the democratic nominee It la an
van break that Gruenther wouid again
au.tampt to lead tha democrats on to vic
tory. With ShaUanbergar tj'i tha nom
ine and Arthur Mjilea reading tha re
wards of Gruautner's Hard f.gnt there la
little likelihood that Gruenther wouid
a n neglect hia buainaaa to help out tha
Whan Gruauther declined tha chair-
ip last fad It was rumored at tha
time thax with Danlman the numinee tor
governor ka wwuid again get Into the
puiUlcal gama and do bualneaa. So if
La olman la tn damoarauc nomine this
fail tha is every reaaoa to believe Lkat
Gniemhar will be th stale ohairman.
It will auun b up to Governor Jshailen
brgar. so d.imocr;a are la, mug, to aay
wtletner he Intend to run for in aanai
or for a r lominatiun. Tha governor ia j
waiting to se what Mr. Bryan intend to .
u. out it u a goo gueaa to aay that be- i
for many weeks tha governor will n.s !
hi annuuncetnent and it may ba that ha
wUl run for tn aeoauirua poaitlou. A
half doana or mora wortniaa are aitung on both atdea af his pedigre and la highly Mr. Taft. it la said, haa reviewed pr
th tano waiung to lump Into his shoes ( prised by his owner. Mr. Haaiinga haa ! auu iy tlie evidence lu tha Standard OU
or try tor thaa iiin Daiionan aa soon aa ! named him Mayor J!rn Dablm v. a ha la i case, with tha result that he bedevas the
th guvarTHjr acard them.
aV aval mt XUalM lacla.
Th peupl of ncola ara just aew
iwanlng tha reward of people who acted In
angor, under tha guldauoa of clever marip
- -. I
iiaa leiwou irarioa company waa '
A swned by aaatara aasutallaui won enough I
' 'V - w . k , , . sa i
mmm ay wa, Mu ta a tbaanj
Baldrige. Clarenc quS-. JNdsnn 3vol a.
n..,- r,..,.h..r,., R,m.,n wn.rH Wil.
lard Millard. John Hnnsn. Dwight
Evan. Hofarl Nelson. Tim Kinsler. Ed
ward Fuller, Robert Storm. Pr-i it'in Holi
day. Frank CamnbeiL Myron H-wthstetier.
rn' - i McCarthy. James Connell and
i Ona of tha larger affairs this evening for
tha school set wi:i be the dancing party
'. given by Mrs. Edward Rnn-watfr at the
hnop af Margaret
M, Ela-utter. Christ-'.
oVcoratiooa of red and on will be'sptndlng tha holidays in Omaha, gicsta of j
. . h d
pn, wm p-t.
rr.,.mn,. r u nvtith TC e !
g-iM of Miss Blanche Welch. M;ae Francea !
Hochatetler will give a matinee party Fri
day afternoon at the Orpheum.
r- rjr r Ranrbap wMl entertjain at
supper Wednesday even.ng for enme of the '
member, of th. Khol set In honor of her '
Mies Margaret Tuttla
a 3-nne i
Whrnr e VaoDlsi Are, "baa
They Are Sotag t4 Wit ra
Taey Xzpaet o letua Soma.
Mr. Harold Prltchctt has returned from
s northern tnp.
Ben Bluck has gone to New York
his former homn. for a fortnight" i
Miss Hael Saben oC Beatrice, Nfb., will
O ONE would dispute that the
best method to- gain color,
wben the face la pale, is to
Improve the system and
strengthen the blood until
a a..- .-
the Inner glow shines through,
writes an expert. Unfortunately
this ia easier suggested than
done. and many times such
outside conditions as a neces
sary to success are difficult to se
cure. For Instance, outdoor air ia part
of the treatment, and this In Itself la
out of the question for a girl who
works down town every day ln tho
w-k. This frtsh air method beins
unavailable. external applications,
which I do net advocate, are not
harmful If put oi with disc tion. By
that I means to remove these cosme
tics within a few hours, so the pores
will not be clogged with foreign mat
ter. Soma stains ara entirely without
Injurious properties except when they
sty on tha akin for hours, days and
nights st time. In such event tha
simVlest. application la 'deleterious.
X liquid which will make the face
pink Is composed of ona gill of white
wine vinegar, three-quarters of an
ounce of honey, strained, three-eighths
of an ounce of Isinglass, one-quarter
of an ounce of ground nutmeg and
one-eighth of a dram of shre dded red
sandalwood. Tha Ingredients are put
Into a smooth agate or porcilain
saucepan and slowly brought to tha
boiling point. They are kept at that,
without bubbling, for half an hour.
.nterested. Tha traction company was ln
bad with tha city. So when local capita,
stiggeated to constract another ear line,
the flame of anger were fanned to a con
flagration against tha old company. Th
new company was roasud. Tha city coun
cil gave practically everything It asaad
The Cltlsens company than gradually
secured possession of a majority of tae
stock of the old company, secured a mer
ger of th two companies and elected the
president of tha Citizen's company to b
president of tha reorganized company.
County Attorney Frank TyrreU then
brougnt an action before the railway com
mission to diaaolv th merger and hia ax
part witness teatifed that tha stock had ab
sorbed tl.jo0.iX or mora water ln tha trana
airtion, Tha reorganised company canceled
its contract with, tha gaa company tn fur
nish power to run the cars of tna Citizen' s
ilne. Bad service resulted. Then it snowed.
An Investigation by th railway commis
sion showed tha merged company was not
sufficiently equipped to do the business;
its boilers were in bad shape and had been
poorly cared Jur; too much of the power
went to heat and light and tha street oar
rervlce suffsred. Tha traction company
official pleaded for patience on tha part
of tha walking pubiia and the suffering in
habitants of downtown office.
An tn indent show how tha people are
being treated. Th officials of tha trac
tion company through a conductor, re
fused to give a young woman a traaafer
to East Lincoln when aha had boarded the
car ln Soutn Lincoln. Tha conductor
failed to collect her fare until tha car
reached O street. Then a refused to
h tnuiafM- Iwaiia it woiilii nravHa
gtv tha transfer becaiue it wou.d provide
ror ner to nae east on u wnen sn was
already going west on O. The girt re
ourted this action to General Manager
Uumpe. who calmed her wounded feeling
oy telling her that If aha wouid coma to
the office of th company ha would pay
her tha i cents. Ha did not offer to send
aer th money.
Th company la getting ln good with the
Pneumonia always results from a cold
and cait a prevented by the timely use of
Cl.amoerltu Cough Remedy.
Maoa Jtaa atma reglgne.
CENTRAL CITY. Sao.. Dec. iSpe-
. . . . . i .
morougnar l buu wn ;i-t, uwn
. . .- ,
in noiUJD. Dal lust arnvn lu LTOwai
city, being bought by Albert A. li asfng- '
pres. dent uf tha Piatt Ya.ley Land and !
Loan company of this plac. Th Uarnor
is a bnndla. 7 months old aad a splendid
apecimen of a thoroughbred. H om
from a long Una of blue ribbon winners on
a great, admirer of the OmaiiA mayor.
In th abdominal region la prevented by j
the use of Dr. King's Mew Life PUla. tha
1 pain lea purifier. So. S"o sal by Ttaiar.m
. . . 1
Persistant A4vtaj la rka ni.
b tha guest of M.sa Marie Harden this
Mis Brownie Bese Biara will leave Mon-
i day for a walk's visit wth M.ss Gertrude
mes W.vxliu-I of Roundup. Wyo..
ia spending tha holldavs aa the g-iet of
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. L Woodard.
Mr. Harry Carpenter, who ia attending
th" Cnlvarslty of Wisconsin, is spending
the holidays m Omana with his mother.
1 . . ' ., . .
Mr. and Mra. ESwuud BaHey of : St. Joaj-ph.
,MC. who 9acta4 to ap-nd tha hohda--.
in umai-.a. ri"f or iirs. o..rs par-ma. i
jar aaa jara. j w. rnui.yiu, u.i n -'
pone.! Utelr vlait.
' Mr. Frank Swlby. whc la attend. n Cor
nel: university, tia retumeu i.r tna aw.i- ,
days and ia at tha home of hia par-n:a. j
Mr. and Mrs. W. :!eby. In Dundee.
Mr and Mm. Civda Havs of Lincoln a
Mra. Hay arnta. Mr. and M
I M. Roue, at 30a0 Harney street.
Mbel Hays of Lincoln Is expected the lat-
ter part of thta week, to be the gueft of
Mrs. Clyde Hays for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Ra-ph W. Moody left laat
night for a few weeks' trip east. Mr.
Moody goe. on a buHln.-a trip and Mrs.
"tuiburg. Wh ntx.n
r nuaueipnia ana ui siuy e irw
Cl.ii - aga on her return trip. Mrs. Moody
expecta to be home about January 10.
M ss Anna Cleveland. Ipavllng uraman of
iho Grew Slock compnnv of St. JoSph.
Mo., spent Chrsimas in Omaha, g "1ng tvo
performances at the Gav-ty. M:ss Ore
land Is well kno-.vn socially her. whi-re
In hs vlHited on several occasions, the
Sliest of her uncie. Mr. John 3. C illlns. and
her cousin. Mrs. Herbert Gates.
Miss Lynn Curtis, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. 3. S. Curtis." will leave Tuesday. De-
eetnlwr 2S. for Denver, to be the
e guest of
Mrs. Charles Whitehead and M. Lillian
M;s Curtla will be present at the
annual dance given on New Tar"-i eve at
the Denver club, one of the largest and
most brilliant social affairs of the season.
when the liquid Is left to cool and is
strained through a piece of muslin. It
is then put on the complexion with a
soft cloth and allowed to dry on. It
should be washed off at night. If the
ahadtf Is not dark enough. It may be
Increased by adding a larger quantity
A powder Is more difficult to mix
but preferred by -Hme persons. One
formula for a powder Is one dram of
carmine, one dram of oil of almond
and two ounces of French chalk. The
powders are mixed and, then are
worked Into the oil by degrees. The
lamps are pressed through a coarse
muslin, sifting in this fashion being
done several different times. This Is
s-ipposed to adhere to the skin better
' . those preparations that ara less
By. ' " 1
.. third liquid that makes a particu
larly good shade Is composed of one
half ounce of liquid ammonia, one
quarter ounce of best carmine, one
pipt of rose water and half an ounce
of roae extract. The ammonia and
carmine are put into a bottla to
gether, where they stand for forty
eight hours. This mixture miwt be
shaken several times. After that the
roue water and extract are added. If
there la any sediment it must be
poured off. The preparation Is better
If allowed ta stand for ten days be
The objection to this formula Is
that ammonia, applied regularly may
dry tha skin.
Tirr rAVCinric vtvt fnrr
Eepaolicaa. Leaders ra Doubt wn.eth.er
to Push. Federal Incorporation.
ADTISZaS C0U3TSmG DELAY
eawait lar llmtl mt Prcatdeat
ta Advliac Cwgrea ta Ft
W A SHTNGTON, "Dec. 2S. Serious con
sideration is being given by President Taft
and leaders In congress. Including Senator
Aldiich and Speaker Cannon, to tha ques-
tion of the advisability of attempting to
enact a federal Incorporation act ln ad -
vane of a final Judicial decision ln tha
Standard Oil dissolution case. There ap-
pears to b an Important difference of;
opinion between Mr. Taft and h.a adviseis,
who want htm to withhold the message
which ha has announced he will send to
It la understood that Mr. Taft fears that
business generally will suffer If th su-
preme court affirms ths finding of the cir-
cult court ln the dissolution case, and that
he strongly favors what might be termed
"vaccination" of the body corporate by
the administration of legislate, remedy
before the evil appears. On
hand, congressional leaders f
ir such a
.fin r Wrlll ill m.ralv aiinnl . ammnnitlnn
ln. opDonent, , taa administration by
,,, . .v..
turce or tne i art regime is Deing qirecten
toward creating a shelter foe monopliea.
If the president should s;t.olt his rec
ommendations soon after congre aa recun- ma.ia. Ey mak'ng rural Ufa more attra I N L xvham hB1 nul a f,r twent
vanes, and ahould follow what is said to J Uve it stimulates agriculture. No doubt U I yea, nt an fi"n sprang up berwen
ba his present Inclination, lie wouid aak paniy resp-maibla for tha increase hi , th'm ,!,at r ulted ln """ Mr. and
for the passage of a federal corporation farm values. Owing to the marveiously 1 Mr' Dod'e hav,! not t" lu,,t h'r
.aw. without deiay, on the ground that : rapid growth of this service, however it ' U""' wU fu,ur home, hu: aj
tha honest business is menaced under the j ia but natural that defects have developed. I he Dr,l,s n 1 a nad nom and some oth.-r
interpretation of the Sherman anti-trust j Ths cost of rural delivery is probably ' "" pmy h'r' 11 " P08"1'8 tner my r
act, given by tha circuit court deciaion m much greater thaa It should ba. Now Is j ,lBJ" her"
una aiaooaro, uu case. ana ma presi-
dent's view la shared by tha leaders
will h derioua ODDuaitlon tn anY lee- ela-
u.in annaj-.otlv to n.nu th.
acop of tha aherman law. They helluva !
that this opposition Uao strong that there!
would ba a prot-act-d contest over sucn a
meura and that it wouid ba th part of
- - . USI.UI1UII ui
tha auprama eoun.
decision by the circuit court correctly ln-
trrpreta tha law; if so. ho presumably
esaects that the dears will be auiumni
by the sup rem court. Tha understanding
of thoaa with whom Mr. - Taft haa dla
at saed th cas la that Dm oouid recommend
th anaottnant of a federal incorporation
law without becoming amanabia to a
enarga that be waa seeking; to nrajodl
the supram court.
, a r i ar t n f r '
POSTAL LEAh ARE LOCATED
Deficitl in Second CI&M 3il lad
eucscocc tells cf sztice
Eia f Maral vfail
at valaa la fin
rn kia PX-rU
WASHINGTON. D. C. T". W
fnntM Wh dff'rlt of rT.O"". t!t
pr!i"it adTiinlitra:!nn nf tha P"Mff!e
i Jrar'tnant ban Its rmarst'nrs. Tiis
, tal wn"c. ?.i lnn as t Jrc't 'n t
, .,c.r.t c.rit(.., nlT . tmw ,:;,
!jf .. ,nn,wi,y. ,.t., at.nn w,.
hen. In the 'ast few yoars. 1
t f!r::y n
I nnry hnsln
to upward of pi,''".11, an!.
JOT. emreed-d T.T ITB ifO. "ar!!-
pr!ence siggeated that the .
c,,, b, ,trnirely l.-M-atPd.'
a the annua! re
port of Postmaster General F-ank H
Hitchr-ork. made pubilr today. Cnnrern ;ng
tha results nf
inTi!r!es Into the defett.
the postmaster irenernJ sars:
"Rerent lTrretira-ions hrn-a ahown fhnt
the two g-eat sources of loss to the pestal j
.revenues are second-claaa mall matter and j
"Tlie loss on second-class mail ma'ter
baa been Increasing for many yenrs. until
it now amounts to jr.4 Try wo
l9m rrn Ra il Delivery.
"Tne loss from rural delivery, a service
begun hardly a dosen years ago and af un
precedented growth, reached aa high as
"In these two Items alone the postal ser
vice now suff-rs an
nnua! loss of mr
than the entire national deficit of the '.ast
"Simultaneously with the growlnir deficit i
in the postal service, the nation s income
suffered a,t year a serious depletion In- '
cident to the financial depression. Thus It j
happened that the department s drafts on
tr miry were heaviest at a time when
tn" pubi.e funds were .owest. This has
aenciu maxmg it conspicuous
losses la be met by the prsstdent's pian
of reducing expenditures in all executive
"Since the opening of the administration
. tha postmaster general and his aaslstants
have adopted measures in conformity with
the president's policy of ret nchment. and
i these measures are being put mto effect
j wltn substantial results, as will be shown
; In this report.
! "It should bo stated, with emphasis.
' however, that economy Is not to be en
' forced ac the cost of efficiency
"Only such measures of economy will be
adopted, therefore, as cm be made a
consistent part of a general program, hav
ing for Its chief object the lmomvement
' of the personnel, the form of organisation.
and the business methods of the pustal
j Second-Class la Caetly.
"The most str'king fact disclosed b
! recent Investigations Is the t mendaus lono
j on account of second-class mail. Whila
this class of mail provides a revenue cf
I Uttla more than I cent a pound the en
i to tha government for Ita handling and
transportation averages 9 3 cents a pound.
; The annual loss thus incurred, as already
1 stated, la about tR4.000.OOQ. Tha growth in
j the quantity of secot d -class matter sent
l through tha mails has been extraordinary,
j Since tha passage of the act of 1879 pn
I scribing eondltincs under which publica
i tlcns may be mailed ar second-class rates
. tha weight of such matter has Increased
I more than 1.300 per cent. Last vear It
' amcunted to over 700.oa9.CW pounds. By
j ihe weighing of 190T second-class matter
j was shown to constitute C per cent of all
I domestic mail, and yet It yielded only
about 3 per cent of the postal r-venues.
: The loss on second-class matter tu
greater than the profits on ail ciaases of
mail combined. It exceedrd the tntai
amount paid the railways far mail trnna
"Magazines and other periodical pubik-v
ions, exclusive of daily newspapers, com-
: prise about ) per cnt of the second-claja
mall. The magazines aiona form about 30
per cent. Magazines proper, because of the
. -- -. ... A cyni ui ill on
than S cents a pound for tran.tp r-a:lon.
j while in tlie rase of daily newspap rs. for
which the average distance of distribution
is much less, the transportation c-.'st is
under 2 cents a pound.
Tar Millie 1 Fraaka,
"The annual loss on third ciass mail Is
something over 33.iTKt.o90. The ma.', matter
ta , earned free under congressional franks
cost the government annua.lv about t'xw.'li.
A g: eater loes. about ?l.2A.ya an
nuaily. results from the free ha.id
Ung of official mail for executive de
partments other than tha poatofflce depart
ment. The annual cost of handling the free
official moil of the postofr.ce department
la est'.niareq at about CaW.iwe. If the
, "Verai the foderal government-
-icio ...una ,i urar i.inir pruper stiars OI
the expense of tranaDnr-!r.a and hjnil n. I
official mail, greater care wouid be taken j
j no doubt ln the exercise af tne franking-i
privilege and some saving to the govern-
ment would accordingly result.
The w.edom of doing a.vay entirely
' anth the famking privilege of official ma.l
has been suggested, but this is a mailer
. 'or congress to determine. Such a plaa
j would receive the PostofJlce department of
heavy expense it Is now obliged to incur
i in lha handling of free mail for othor
. branches of tha government establishment.
Haral Service Bis; Oral.
"The rural delivery sen-ice haa de
veloped In twelve veara from an n.n.
' mf nt .g Ka aPpropr.atiun of .A
to ona of the largest branches of the psta.
establishment, with an annual expenditure
... . . .
i exceening vawwsj. rhe postage on matter
Uaiied on rural -,.,e- , .., , .-
, aouut i.,aun. iaa importance of this
to a large number of Deonle is
fully kDoreciated. It hr n. ih. f.
villag-a into dosar communication wtth
commercial and educational centra. It
ercouraaea the -mnrv.m.n. f
an appropriate time for considering, for
! pt-rfecting the existing organisation.' and
fnm IrrrnJuiMn. .......
.uku .unuim u ai con-
I ii.nr -.,k . .
, - --. ui-iLrcr njimuci ot me
"In ao far aa the rate of navment for
transportation of tha ma.is ara fixed by
j con tracts baaed on competitive bidding,
, .""i u au uouot as to tneir lM.iT'
tna larger part of this item, bow-
ever. Is for paymnnts to railways at rat. -a
fixed by law. Ths charge for this service
during the last fiscal year waa nearly
sapea-vlaio Big DesusO.
"In on res pact tna postal service Is rus
aeptibla of market Improvement. It needs
a mora effective system of aupervtaiiin.
Over t.m offices, acattered throughout
the length and breadth of the land, are
directly dependent on the department at
Weanlng-tun for InatrucUona. for authority
to mala expand! ture and for supplies. It
W1,iid a m to be an ex-eiicnt plan .o i
make !ar city poatnf! a tha een'ers of
conretMent poat a as by aivna" cl'7 I
poatmaate mpenr l authonty or the
srna.ier omi-ea oi ma nnncornmiia-
in u"yai imnii a i tiu ni!ii.iii'.v.nta i .i j
tha estahiishment of postal wfrn banks ;
ia earn eatly renewed. Aa SB per cent of
the aavln-s of the people are deposited In .
the banka of fourteen statea. the need fori
additional aarlnna depoettor-ee for othr !
psrta of the country la apparent. These
portions of the United 9tatee now wantlnc 1
In aurh facllltlaa could be readily suppllrd I
through the !narumenta.!ty of a postal
9testahla Mall Llaea,
"Of the yaaseia carrying mails to the
Orient mora than TO pr cent Cy foreign
fags, whiie not a single steamship now
carrying our mails to Australasia and to
South America, eieept the north coajt.
r.lea the Amencsn r.ag. These parts of
the wirld are of great commercial ira-
portance and tha maintenance of rriuent.
rast and regular mail service wou.d be
'he r.rst step in establishing closer trajle
re iatlona wtth them. Contracts Tor serv
ice to these eeun tries cannot ie etrur-d
linden tne present law. Mors liberal re
muneration ia neoeaeary Legislation
shou.d ba enacted granting adequate mail
pay to American steamships on routes of
r0 provide a simple and cheap means of
transmitting im-1 sums through tl maila. ,
and to lessen tha use of coins, bills and
postage stamps for that purpose. It is i
recommended that a form of postal note !
or eheck be adopted, similar to the present
money order, but Issued for lrwer fees
without written application In fUed de
nominations less than liu."
Haw Fwbliw Caa Help.
Suggestiona are made in the report of
means by which the public could faxnil.
work ot m Postofr.ce depart-
j ramr Among them are these:
j .-"rv, m.nr nt everv residunce With
a private mail box tn cities having car
rier service; posting heavy mailings early
In tha day. lnatead of the evening; the gen
eral uao of a return address on envelopes
.h- DroraDt notification of postmasters of
cnans m addresses, and the exercise
j Qf crf, ln proper addreaaing of
j mail matt.r.
"Soma idea of the n of the postal
service of the United Stales and tha mag
nitude of its business can be ga.ned from a
brief review of the salient 'acts disclosed
by the latest annual statistics. These
;;x:r?s show that the service now has
about 356.006 employes, and that these em
ployes handled during the last f.cal year
nearly i.i0.oM. pieces of mail The num
ber of postof flcea in operation ia 40.144.
There are domestic transportation
routes, aggregating 448.fi miles in length,
with an annual travel of 542.lil.lJl miles.
A d-iivery service by carrier is provided
on 40. S3 rural routes and in LMU eiues and
towns. Ordinary postage stamps to the
number of ITHuOT.O-l were said during the
year, and domestic money orders to the
va.ue of WLK. were Issued. The total
receipts for the fiscal year 12n were IX. -oo2.3S2.37.
an increase of 131 per cent over
tae receipts of tha previous year. Tha
total expndlturea amounted to C2LJ04.
IfCSJ, and increase of 4.07 per cent.
A Sfcuotlag Scrap-
with both parties wounded, demands Buck
len s Arnica Salve. HeaA wounds. sor':s,
burns or injuries. 25c For sale by Beaton
Maaleal Offertaars fer Jssas Edl
Excellent in variety and quality of s
lectiona. both vocal and instrumental, the
Edison Amberol and Standard Record Lists
for January deserve more than ordinary
mention. The Amberol list offers "Wash
ington Post and the High School CaJuts
Marches." (one record; by Sousa's band;
"Redhead," sung by Ada Jom-s; .Ring
o'ltoBes." the popular duet from the 'The
Dollar Prtncasa." by Elizabeth Wheeler
and Harry Anthony; "Ballet MupIc from
Mile. Modiste.- " bv Victor Herbert and
his orchestra; "Gobble Duet from The
Ma-cot." " h Wheeler and Ant!lonx.
Monte Crista Waltz." by the J-ifta Rom-
brans quintette; "A F.ace for a Wif?." a
! clever riot- track sketch by Ada Jones and
1 Len SpeHiii r: "Flo-v Gently. ?wt Afton."
j bv the Metropolitan quartet, and "Ew-
! ceuse de Joreiyn." a cello sclo bv Juan j
Schwtller. There are aiso two vocal rec- !
orda tn Hebrew and three in Italian.
In the Standard list ire found "The i
.'umrr.er Girl." by Sousa's band: "It's Hard
to Find a P.el Nlcs Man." 6y Pessin j
Wynn: "Oriental March," by Victor Ht
bert and his orchestra, "Medley of Irish I
Rels," an accordion solo b" John Kimm
hle: Mabl McKlnley in "Mi L II ?w
Sunbeam;" "Filey Riley." from "T"t M'!
night Sons." by Ada Jones; and "St-
heart's a Pretty Name When It is Y-o-u "
by Manuel Romain. Vocal solos, duets and
quarters, as well as a well selectei
variety of Instrumen'al numbers, make un
. balance of the lists, each of
eomprses twenty numbers,
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After Twenty Years j
1 - . , - .
1 C0UP'-e BlVOTCel Lony AjO -SUIUte
After Death, of Woman's
FAIRBf-RY. Neb.. Dec. PI. Special.
Among the holldav festivities to crfa'e
) considerable comment ln this city wtia the
wedding of Mrs. Dan Bakfr of this cit ,
and R. W. Dodge of Kingston. Mo. Some
twenty-two years ago they were united In
mr mage in Missouri, but after two years
of marrlnd life an estrangement came up
between them which reaulted ln their sepa
ration. After that the bride met Dan
Bsker. an early settler of Jefferson counrv.
ar.d they were married. They lived ln
Fairbury until a few years ago. when M-.
Baker died. Mrs. Baker continued to make
! her hm" UntA "t A j"8t- w' n
i W'nt t3 FC!nton' Mo - on v,'1 w h
j old friends. While there sne met h.ishand
Don't experiment with unknown ratifl I
(in when vnu have 9 fnlA T. u f v. I
v Iain's Cmia Remv ,.a w.
oer lam s cough Remedy and be eur-d.
Bat t leak lp Credit Keieateol.
I ri.i t.r,mm eommift e .v.. . '
j rejected by a large majority the credit for
i new battleahlDa
j Persistent Advertising la the road ta Big
Table jr Waier
Mn ikJas betalaa aoa
Taa. EWagiaa M
Bulk I c aretjvaaiiv inTenor. I
ssaential oiis have been rrtracted for
to -.ir taikca twy wtiat littt strength
i i i ir A k iraaol ri I ta t
M afle as s
tr al vs
anld in air-tight, flsvor-rei
Ton s Spi
era contain every bit of
ttrenijTh and richness of flavor. Carefully salecterf. i ted.
Baled is sonn as f mnd. Tons' Spices ha' no equaJ for tine
easoning. Ask your
ff wmt wf rmmr erwer'l wW e 10 rvwfi W ftmm't waa
anil sea rsfelar retatl sartsse aeS ear torn taaa,
1 ' Teas I Sairf fiaita. "
The ere rw kinds of epin s
T02a aaoa. aad "ottiera, '
TOHC BMOS- Dm lloenw. Iowa.
BlenJtrt af On alttinHtd OLD GOLD&X COFFZ&
Wouldn't you like to be in Summer
Wouldn't you like to be in sunny,
tropical places where winter is only a
name- where you plunge in the surf,
or motor, golf, fish, hunt and sail and
forget that ice and snow exist?
Summerland is near you It is
only one day and two nights from
Kansas City to Florida on the fast Frisco
Leaves Kansas Ci
at 6:x5 p.m. daily
one day and two night3 of comfortable, cozy and
continuous travel. No delays or changes the sleeping
car goes right through. Steam heat, electric light
Dining Car serving delicious Harvey meals and aa Ob
servation Library Car with magazines and papers for
youT leisure hours.
Round' trin tickets on sale daily at reduced fares ta many points in
Florida, also to Havana, Cuba.
W rite me and I sh.i'il be gild to send you some beautifully iilustrated
literature and will aiso teil you more about Florida and Cuba, the ad
vantages of our service and the fares.
It Wtm&S0zW't "Ax
fit- ,a :.'-
Irs, ir-mmn V- oj
Vr OCS. 4 7
vV o . ; i"-"''' i il
($sh Ring out ch o7ti xjjj
V Rjng fn the new. V
Immediate Reservations Must Be Ma
AiUn-LnU in W.ittiruj a'
Eist EUtiticm, on LU-'i Sr.
- - essttt i'
l.'wUJ fci-Aj 11
A BEE WANT AD-
will prove tflMlispeiiaaLU U year brnftneae after yoai tuvee
csperienaitHl the quick resttlt mt Bee sdvertlatnc.
W I ' ,
a ar m
commerctal pnrpoaaa. Thefl
ni vorTiwrr mir b Iiffr. T.iat ttrtm
ra w Kn i itua'-i in a mi 4 k- If xil
ra - ning, strength- pre serving- wrtaam
tne essential oils. That s what givae
grocer for them.
C S. PENTECOST, Division Passenger Agent
JW rio! Dtenroiiona
Sunldst Flour is different
from ordinary flour
Sunkist ia made from plump, tweet wheat. But not
ail the flour made from tma wheat ta Sunkiat. Only
the best part of the flgur the very errant ta pecked
in Sunkiat aacka. The rest the part that is poorer ia
nutritive elements joes into jute sacks end is ex
ported. That ia why Sunkiat Flour ia so tuperior ta
moat floors ashy each eack makes fcur te i:2t rnore
tca-ea, and better bread, too.
Tell thm grocer yoa want SanJtui Floor
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