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. . . . 15,431
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Daily Average 43.515
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Don't forget the Ked Cross Christ
The Grim Reaper knows no treed
aud recognizes no cult.
Somebody ought to crack that Bath
Tub trust and let the water run out.
A band-organ man recently died
rich. Just got It monkeying around,
Champ Clark is very modest to ad
mit there are no oratora in congress
Our pet little weather-maker is do
ing his best to get Into the Christmas
The price of oysters Is going up.
So slick, too, it seems they would go
down more naturally.
Arizona's constitution is said to be
the shortest ever written. No, Mr.
Bryan is not its author.
"Are betrothals binding?" asks one
of our fussy feminine writers. Evi
dently many of them are not.
The Christmas spirit is gaining with
each day. "Do It well" is Just as
good a motto as "Do It early."
"Peace on earth, good w ill to men,"
sings Dr. Cook. But his notes have a
harsh, metallic sound to them.
A New York woman says it costs
her $4,000 a year to keep her pet dog.
How would you like to buy her hats?
Nebraska's share of the nlne-bllllon-dollar
crop is enough to keep the wolf
from the door for one winter at least.
Bellinger will play Kanta Claus In Wash
ington this year, Just the came. Record
Herald. Who will ring the bells?
A Boston woman has lost her reason
over Tolstoi's death. Had the good
woman concluded the count would
Omaha's indoor athletic meet de
serves both attention and support.
The success of last spring can easily
One thing this recent Mexican re
volt haa done is to bring again into
prominence the Mexican prisons as
important state edifices.
In cutting down expenses, of course,
Attorney Brandeis will not force rail
road officials to travel In anything less
than a $10,000 or $26,000 car.
"I have no sore spots on roe," re
marked Senator Burkett on his return
to Washington. Evidently not, riding
in that hU'Uly-ornate, seven-passenger
New candidates for state appointive
offices are developing with each day
The old game of allowing the office to
seek the man has been temporarily
We have respected Mr. Edison's wis
dom about material science, but hts
opinion of the hereafter will have to
be taken for no more than that of any
Perhaps those Toronto pay-as-you-intrrs
were not as convenient and
commodious as those of Omaha. At
any rate, it always was dangerous to
hold a mass meeting in Toronto.
The majority report of the Bel
linger InvrstiRsMnR committee, giving
the spcrptary of the Interior 8 clean
bill, m no mirprtip. H hart been
fully foret anted, first by the rontrary
report of the minority member of this
committee. Without taking up the
'old discussion of the, merits of the
case. It I. enough to say that the re
gret of fair-minded men must be that
it could not hsrs been determined on
It merits. It la moat unfortunate for
everybody concerned that the minority
members of the committee should
have stooped to the level of using It
a a means of making political capital
for themselves and their side. It was
far too serious a thing for that. U
would have been hard enough to settle
on its merits, without bringing In so
much personal and extraneous matter,
for the two men by which the princi
ple charges were made, unfortunately.
were also the two by whom the chief
testimony was given. In addition the
minority of the committee took up the
fight of these two men and made It
their fight because they saw an oppor
tunity for making political capital out
of It. Then, to cap the climax, came
that so-called "Conservation congress"
at St. Paul, which developed Into such
a complete farce as to disgust even
some of its sponsors. It is too late
now to expect this Ballinger-Plnchot
controversy to get a fair hearing.
Most people prefer to Avoid the tub
ject entirely, for every time It is ap
proached in a spirit of fairness It in
vites a renewal of the crimination and
recrimination process that has gone
on from the first, blinding people to
Progressive Crop Values.
Secretary Wilson in his report for
the Department of Agriculture says:
"Nothing short of Omniscience can
grasp the value of the farm products
of this year. At no time In the world's
history has a country produced farm
products within one year with a
value reaching $8,926,000,000, which
Is the value of the agricultural prod
ucts of this country for 1910."
From time to time we hear the
criticism that it is costing $1,000,000.
000 to run this government one year,
and at once our economists of the
more pessimistic turn of mind begin
to worry over the prodigal waste. To
begin with, we are not spending that
much money in the conduct of the
government a year. Last year the
total outlay did not quite reach $700,
000,000. But even if It did go to a
billion, that would only enable us by
comparison to partially comprehend
something of the amazing wealth of
our farms. The products in one year
bring enough to run practically nine
btlllon-dollar governments. This, it
would seem. Is in itself a pretty good
argument for the back-to-the-farm-
movement. Yet, we are nowhere near
content with that showing. We are
convinced by actual demonstration
that without expanding our area of
cultivation, the soli is capable of pro
ducing more in crops and money and
so we are continuously applying our
intensive methods to bring about
But the most significant feature of
Secretary Wilson's statement is that
our crop values are progressive. The
increase has been continuous every
year since 1899. That was just two
years after the long republican rule
set in upon the heels of the last demo
cratic panic. It required about two
years for the republicans to undo and
do over things preliminary to building
up prices and markets. This, they
did, and we have the results to show
for It. True, a change in administra
tions could not effect climatic condi
tions, and yet it will not do to say
as much about the soil, for the great
reclamation service put into operation
by the republicans, with its concomi
tant of Intensive farming methods,
stands out too boldly as proofs for
The fact is, conditions that made
for better prices of farm products.
finally enabled the farmers to take
advantage of improved systems and
machinery, and, of course, the direct
resuU Is counted to them In dollars
There will be time enough for
Omaha to decide on what form of
government is to be adopted when the
matter haa been fully considered from
every side and all its various phases
have been gone over to the end that a
complete understanding may be had.
Advocates of a. radical change from
the present form should temper their
xeal until due consideration has been
given to . questions Involved. The
"Des Moines plan" has been most ably
presented by one of its ardent cham
pions and it would be doing hlu small
justice if he did not gain supporters.
Other advocates of government by
commission have been presenting their
case to the citliens with such plausU
blllty as has gained momentary sup
port, and yet It will not be wise for
Omaha to rush headlong into any new
plan. The mere form of government
does not In Itself provide the remedy
for abuses complained of.- It Is f'l
enough to talk about fixing responsi
bility and placing authority in the
hands of responsible officers, but the
first thing to do is to secure responsi
ble officers. The present form of city
government in Omaha, despite what
may be said to the contrary, is ultra
popular. Thv city officials are nomi
nated by the people at a direct pri
mary and are then aelected by the peo
ple at a secondary election. It will
not do to say that the people have not
had their t holce, nor tan any form of
government be devised which will give
them wider or better opportunity for
The reforms that ar needed In
Omaha's government are not such as
demand radical departures from its
present form. The commission form
of government has Its attractive qual
ities, and Omaha may be ready to
adopt It. but this condition does not
alter the fact that the citizens of
Omaha are directly responsible for the j
officers who now administer the busi
ness affairs of the community.
It now appears In the course of an
omcisl Investigation that the recent
wholesale death of factory employes
in Newark might have been prevented
had one door been unlocked. But the
person responsible for that door being
unlocked had "forgotten." Regrets
for the dead and punishment for the
living are alike futile In this case.
Neither will remedy the matter, but
the lesson ought not to be allowed to
go unnoticed. We have been too easy
In such matters In this country. The
Newark disaster should stand as a
solemn warning to employers who oc
cupy large buildings, whether the pen
alty of the law Is visited upon the one
who "forgot" or not.
Divine Right end Dueli.
Emperor William may be an exam
ple of atavism, but he Is so entirely
unique among crowned rulers for his
courageous utterances that not even
the caustic criticism of Reichstag so
cialists can deprive them of their re
freshing Interest to a people accus
tomed to having a man say what he
thinks. That Is why Americans, alien
as they are to the lazy notion of the
divine right of kings or the foolish
fancy that personal honor can only be
avenged through the medieval process
of balancing one's life on the keen
edge of a sword, find time to become
Interested in the kaiser's advocacy of
both these dead Usues.
Yet his own Reichstag is not so pa
tient. It has just got through scold
ing him very severely for his famous
Koenlgsburg speech and it will no
doubt take a decisive iBsue with his
justification of the duel as the best
way of protecting personal honor.
The emperor is a sincere man and does
his best to practice what he preaches
about his divine-wrought authority,
and one may scarcely question his
readiness to fight a duel should such
an improbable challenge of his valor
force itself upon him.
But if the Reichstag feels like re
buking this latest outburst of the
kaiser's, has it not enough power to
denaturlze the duel as France has
done? There it Is the easiest thing in
the world to fight a duel, for the law
gives the family of the victim the
right of civil damages. This thought
ful restriction has worked admirably.
Without lessening the high sense of
the Frenchman's personal honor, it
has thrown about the duel enough
safeguards to guarantee results for
the most picayunish life insurance
agent. The dictum of the courts Is,
"Fight all the duels you want to, but
remember, the other fellow's folks
have a come-back at your pocket
book." Now, strange as it may seem, this
allusion to the pocketbook, even in
the case of death, has fallen like a wet
blanket on the passions of Insulted
Frenchmen, so that it seldom requires,
nowadays, more than the faintest sug
gestion of a sword's touch to satisfy
the most sensitive hair-trigger honor
In the republic. More than that, it
seems about to have done away with
dueling entirely. For even now some
of the best blood of France is stirred
over the popularity of the plan to set
tle all personal matters hereafter with
1 It Is not at all impossible that If the
Reichstag, or some other Influence,
would get to work on this proposition
It might neutralise the efforts of the
Jtaiser to restore the popularity of this
The dispute between the attorneys
over who was to represent Nebraska
before the supreme court in the bank
guaranty case almost resulted in set
ting the hearing of that case back for
a year. Even now the squabbling
lawyers decline to tell just how they
have arranged their compromise. This
edifying spectacle, it will be noted, is
furnished by the "reformers."
The Nebraska National Ouard gen
eral court-mart Is 1 has now pronounced
the doom of the culprits whose cases
were considered and the world may
again steady down on its gudgeon and
twirl with regularity. A little more
care in instructing the young men who
enter the guard in their duties would
serve the purpose far better than
"I hawe no candidate to offer for
United States senator." No, that is
nrt. the voice of Father Knicker
bocker, himself; it Is the dictum of
only one of his humble citliens, Mr.
Charles F. Murphy. Good Mr.
Murphy, he is going to let the people
put up the candidate this time.
General Blmon B. Buckner of Ken
tucky, who surrendered Fort Donelson
to General Grant, at the age of 88 has
goe to live his remaining days In the
log cabin in which he was born, be
lieving it will make him feel more like
a boy. Remember Tolstoi.
Those who are urging the president
to appoint a man to the supreme court
who typifies the newer fads and vaga-4
rles nuRht to remember how often fnds ;
and vagaries change far more often
than supreme court Justices. j
The government report of the con
dition of winter wheat shows a fliRht
Increase in acreage and decrease In
condition. Nebraska looms up aa sec
ond In acreage, with excellent promise
for next season's crop.
The Washington correspondents
have now divided on the supreme I
court appointment, and for the present I
you will be permitted to pay your'
money and take your choice. I
l.onk at the Hill..
lnd atiaiHilln News.
The knowledne that we have the third
largest navy In the world makea up feel
mighty rheaty until we look at the naval
This la Official.
Commander Peary Is quoted a-liHlng
nothing to eay. The growing su.-plclnn
that Commander Peary's flow of conver
sation bad been exhausted Is thus pleas
ingly and authoritatively verified.
Confidence Mar Be Well Founded.
The government must feel great con
fidence In the outcome of the BtHndrd
Oil and Tobacco trust cases, or it would
have awaited the result before setting the
dogs of law upon the Sugar trust.
arrrlner Chivalry Too Far.
In Wyoming a Jury acquitted a murder
ess against whom evidence was conclusive,
declaring that they did so because they
could not hang a woman. Uut even the
most ardent advocates of feminine rights
and privileges will admit that this Is carry
ing chivalry and politeness a little too far
for the good of the public health.
The Menneat Ever.
Chicago Inter Ocean.
Nobody aeems to be able to keep the
title of "Meanest Man" for very long. The
man who sat In the last seat of the last cur
In order to save Interest on his money until
the conductor got around to him has been
displaced by the man who induced a brood
of chicks to get under a feather duster
and set the old hen on another nestful of
eggs. Now a surrogate on lxmg Island
has ruled that a 16-year-old girl, who
wanted $17,000 a year from her father's
estate for her education, can have but
K00O, which he declares is all that Is neces
sary for any girl of her age. Just think
Celebrated Case Recalled.
A full generation has panned since the
close of the "Beecher trial," one of the
most sensational cases that ever came be
fore a court of this country, causing
sharp alignments of opinions and sympa
thies in society and even In families. The
cause celebre is now recalled by the death
of Mrs. Frank D. Moulton, widow of the
"mutual friend." Her testimony, like that
of her husband, was anything but friendly
though it seemed to have but little effect
upon the verdict. The figures most prom
inent In that unfortunate case have
mostly passed away. Borne of the best
legal talent in the country was kn gaged by
each side. It was a battle of the giants of
the bar, and the testimony was a disclosure
of strange moods, temperament and re
lations on the part of a number of per
sona. , Theodore Tllton, the plaintiff, took
up his subsequent abode in Paris and died
abroad, and one by one the actors In this
tragedy of reputations have dropped from
memory, that of Mrs. Moulton being briefly
revived by her death.
PEOPLE TALKED ABOUT.
Rome Arctic explorers who are just back
consider that they' did something note
worthy In eating frosen whale that was 4
years old. They will now be well prepared
to take on the cold storage egg of civiliza
tion. A "Tight Wad club" has been formed by
prominent business men of St. Paul, and
they will endeavor to have similar clubs
formed In other cities, the purpose being
to stop the spending of money for the mere
purpose of showing that one has it to be
A Michigan man asks the courts to
mandamus a bunch of hungry bears prowl
ing between his home and the school where
his children should attend. The law makes
school attendance compulsory, but the
bears object. The court is looking for a
deputy with a hankering for bear meat to
serve the writ
A Denver woman, going from home for
the day, locked everything up well and,
for the grocer's benefit, wrote on a card:
"All out. Don't leave anything." This she
stuck on the front door. On her return
home she found the house ransacked and
all her choicest possessions gone. To the
card on the door was added: "Thanks!
We haven't left much."
Prof. Max Muller, who has returned from
a six months' stay In Egypt, bringing with
him a valuable collection of pap rl and
copies of the hieroglyphics on the doomed
temple of Phtlae, it waa announced le to
be appointed lecturer on Egyptology In the
University of Pennsylvania. Jle will un
dertake his new duties, fortified by the re
sults of his last expedition to the vailey of
Our Birthday Book.
December S, 110.
John Milton, who ranks next to Shake
speare among British poets, was born
December 9, ItiOB, in London and died there
In 1674. During the last twenty years of
hli life he was totally blind, and during
that time wrote his most famous works,
"ParadWe Lout" and "Paradise Regained."
John B. Coghlan, admiral In the United
States navy, was born In Frankfort, Ky.,
and died at the age of 64, In m. He played
a prominent part In the Spanish-American
Ernest E. Hart, Council Bluffs, banker
and member of the republican national
committee for Iowa, was born December 9,
1869, at West Union. Ia. He la a graduate
of Tale and has been In the banking busi
ness since lxfti.
Elmer A. Cope, treasurer of tfle Updike
Grain company, waa born December . U7t,
In Streator, III. He waa with the Trans
Misalaalppl Grain company before going
with the Updtkee In Ut.
Clarence N. McElfresh, attorney-at-law
In tha Omaha National bank building, U
Just a today. He was born at Falrmount,
W. Va , and practiced law at Columbus,
Neb., for three years, locating In Omaha
John If. Rassman. rlty Inspector, waa
bora December t. lbLi. af Chicago. He
came to Omaha In 188 and was nine years
In the oil buslneee and five yeara In the
Frank Dall.ine, building contractor. Is 72
yeara old today. He was born In York
county, Pennsylvania, and has been In
building work In t'fnaha since 1X40. He
built tbe Cr eight on block In 1S(4 and the
Dellone hotel In lit. and has lately been
employed under the building Inspector.
liTtn Tjrploal Editorial X
preaalona ea ttas Recant
Death of Mary Baker Eddy
nr Truth S atema Heed.
St. L.mila Time.
So far an It la possible to describe Mrs
Kdi! s work at this time. It may be said
list she hi succeeded In s slcmatir.lng
a 'ague truth which the world lias always
recognlxwt t he power of mind over nutter.
The ancients recognised this law. and In
every age discerning men have feit Its
power. Yet it Veninlned for a little New
Kngland woman to attempt to found a
system upon this truth, which had never
bfen elaborated or finally defined.
Canae and Kffect.
The emphasis that Mrs. Kddy put upon
the material aspects of God originally
startled most Americans. But It was only
reralllng them to points of view con
spicuously in oriental faiths from the be
ginning of time. Her system of "heal
ing" and her union of (religion with mental
tl erapeutlcs male a strong appeal to per
sons whose earthly sorrows were due
chiefly to disease. Consequently, when
cures were wrought there followed among
her adherents a sort of passionate loyalty,
not always dlscernable in the older re
ligious bodies today, and the movement
has gone- on steadily against covert and
open attack on both its founder and Its
A Wonderful Imareaaloa.
Philadelphia Publlo Ledger.
There Is no use In blinking the fact
thst Christian Science has made a won
derful Impression upon many persons.
Meditative, Introspective men and women
have been strongly drawn by It. and those
of deep and strong emotions have felt Its
sway to such an extent that families have
bten divided, fi lends estranged and the
laws disregarded when the devotees of
that faith have felt that they have had
to choose between their "religion" and
the mere authority of man. Christian
Science churches are to be found in every
part of the United States; their "readers"
are numbered by thousands, and the
hierarchy of which Mrs. Kddy was the
hesd has been maintained and extended
with an ability and skill that have cer
tainly furnished evidence of a wonderful
achievement In administration, manage
ment and leadership.
What of the Fataref
What will be Christian Science's future?
Will it die with ito founder? Was the be
lief In her own personal lmmortsllty the
rock upon which the church was built?
Probably not. A - religion that waa pro
jected by Ideas and grew strong by them
will continue through . them. Whether It
will not have a temporary check Is an
other matter. In this church the world
outside has a considerable Interest. The
old resentment has largely passed away.
Whatever I defeat and decay that church
experiences will come from within rather
than without. That danger is certainly
present. The world outside has rather a
feeling of sympathy so long as this church
benefits anyone In health and does not
bring misery upon others.
Idea a Traairaatrd Into Churches.
New York World.
It may be said of Mrs. Eddy's work that
what Is true In It Is not original and what
la original Is not true. Such elementary
Ideas aa these axe In "Science and Health"
have been floating around the world In one
form or another since the dawn of time.
Mrs. Eddy herself had only a vague and
Indefinite comprehension of them, but
nevertheless she built a new church out of
them, drew Into It persons of culture,
education and property, and framed the
structure of a religion that Is one of the
unmistakable Influences of the century.
Regardlese of the merits or demerits of
Christian Science, It Is a social and psy
chological fact that long ago compelled
he Waa at tienlna.
Springfield (Mass.) Republican.
Mrs. Eddy has been called "clever" In
her methods of propsganda and organiza
tion. She waa far more than clever; she
was a genius. Her debt to Qulmby was
mucher greater than she In later yeara
would acknowledge; but conceding, as we
do, that she gained the germinal Idea of
mental suggestion as a therapeutic agent
from him. It was still Mrs. Eddy who had
the force, the tenacity, the faith even of
a prophet to organize the movement and
to crown It with that consummate stroke
of genius, the presentation of It to the
world aa a religion.
She was fortunate In that the times fa
vored her In Introducing the religious and
ecclesiastical elements. She could not have
accomplished what she did half a, century
earlier, because the assault of modern
science upon the churches had not yet de
vitalized the old theology, and by tts at
tack upon revealed religion had unsettled
many minds concerning the older form of
faith. It was this vast unsettling of the
masses, particularly in the Protestant
world, that made it comparatively easy to
attract suffering souls to a ew form of
faith that offered a refuge from pain and
disease, which emphasised the Joyous as
pects of life and which seemed almost to
cast out sin and death Itself.
Will the Chur-b SarvlTe.
New York Times.
We are aware that large numbers of
well-meaning, reasonably well-educated
and generally law-abiding persons are
members of the cult of Christian Science,
and we have no desire to do Injury to
their susceptibilities when we declare,
with the knowledge that the majority of
their fellow citizens will heartily agree
with us, that the triumph of this woman
and the cult she founded in defiance of
common sense, not to speak of practical
science, was an anachronism In an age
of enlightenment. Yet, because of that
prodigious success, and the great follow
ing she had secured, and the honor of
recognition she had received from at least
one government tthat of France), every
body must be aware of a certain feeling
akin to awe at the announcement of her
death In her ninetieth year. For forty
four years she had exerted her Influence
far and wide, for thirty-four yeara she
had been a power to be reckoned with, j
Another Mahomet has been translated to .
the state of sainthood.
Christian Science will survive Mrs
Eddy's death. There Is more In It than
ignorance and self-delusion, though It
must be admitted that they seem to tiie
outside world Its preponderating elements.
These are fallings we Cannot deny to our
fellow men, and they carry their own
punishment. But they must not be per
mitted to endanger the common welfare of
society. The law of the land must be
On Ilia HesraUr Job.
The weatern railroad presidents ho
thought they could bluff Mr. Brandeis did
not know him so well as hia fellow Doa
tonlans do. Iolng supreme public service
gratultoualy la his oecupatlou tbeae days.
WHITTLED TO A POINT.
"Is tlieic sn exception to the great rule
tlisl Ilk pmlmce like'"
" Vrtaliil v "
''loit on gel liaid cish from a soft
tiling?"- Baltimore Ainert, an.
"Mrs. Puffrrly Is tlckle.1 to rtrsih with
the wav slie fooled the customs Inspect'1!"
")lnw did she do It ?"
"She rihtn't huv a thing abroad." Cleve
land Plain IcleT.
Man With the Bulging Brow -I hear you
lost inoney on that wrestling n'Sti ti In
Krlngs' bsrn the other night. How ril't
that happen? Iitdn't you have a sure tip.'
Man With the Bulbous Nose 'Hp not h In!
It tinned out that the match was abso
lutely on the S'jusre. Chicago Tribune.
Willie Here's a sign I got from the post
office. Mis. Ctllmson Why. Willie' What do
on menn? It'a the sign "For Transients.'
Yoti Just take It right bsck.
"I thought yon might like to bang It
up In your kitchen." l-lfe.
l,ittle Bessie Mamma, how' II I know
when I'm naughty?
Mother Your conscience will tell you,
l.lttle Bessie I don't care about what It
tells me will It tell you 7-Harper's Weekly.
"An actress In her makeup reverses, the
usual rules of art."
"She rlnts first so she cn draw after
ward." Baltimore American.
Watching her chance. Mrs. ClilUicon
Kearney caught the Information editor In
a group of educators.
"Mr. Nollejus." she said, "there Is some
thing I have been wanting to ask Jou for
a long time. Will you please tell me In a
few woryls what Pythagoras taught? '
formation editor, "but thst would be tell
ing tales out of school." Chicago Tribune.
It's Only Natural
to Think of "Hospe's"
When You Think of
a Piano or
a Player Piano
af J, St
Exquisite Art Pictures
-r Music Books Sheet Musio
Test the Taste and
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Wc have the choice of all the fruits of California
and we choose the best. Our name is known from
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"Tha HUM Thmt tm HOT If twd"
None but the be6t full-flavored, tree-ripened fruits
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Hunt for the Hunt label. Find it today.
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San Francisco California
Selling Agents in Omaha
Hunt's Quality Fruits
WATCHING AND WAITING.
W. tNrbil In Chlcstn I't"
1 rnct the did Cool hllter. It '. SU 'Ih'
I In oiigh I lie ton n
Ills rsrs ere co,k. Httcntlvelv, his tin."
ss In a froan.
I iiskr.l him. "Are oil sf.T nic ' ,
moment thst wc met.
He answirnl missut ins iv but hope
' Not !." i
And then be snt him clow n and said "I 'i.
simply watting brie
For some one who Is due right soon II"
holiH up r cry par.
I've got mv biu cl.ih icaily. and the niiiun.
He'll wish h" were a cit smi hud a goo.i
supply of lives.''
"la hv the mini who rocks the boat'.'' '
ask'-d, ami lie sa'ti, "No."
"Is b the man that ttainpa on folks In
side' him at the show'.'
"Is he the man who bans on you when o i
the trolley car.
"And breathes into our car. our Utile
romfort thus to mar'.'"
"Is he the man who calls you up when vn-i
are nisheil with blr.
"And asks you In his merry toncrf: can
you guess hn this Is?'
"Is he the man who tells you he will men
you Just at S
"And keeps you standing In the coM be
cause be Is so late
"Is he the man w ho tells his woes repeal -eclly
"With all the sympathy you hnve. ou wish
him furttirr III?
"Is he the man-" The Old Fool KUler
And. "None of them is on my list for this
event." said be.
"The man I'm walling for is he who In a
(lives out a talk that bubbles from his
And says his conscience tells him that nil
honest mas ami pas
Should tell their children that there tsn t
any Santa Clans."
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Petite Christmas (itrds, FAa.
Craftsman Jewels Statuary
Small Musical Instruments
Unique Brass and Copper Wares
Rare Copyright Prints
Music Boxes Den Novelties
A few good uaed Upright Pianos are here now
at aa little aa 186.00 each.
A. Hospe Co.
1513-1515 Douglas Street
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