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will be eaaowed aa fte aa
Alt over But tbe toting.
"Let "Charley" Fanning pay bis
srn . book keeper.
The safest way of all: Pull the
republican , lever.
Joseph Pulitzer's life Is the sptrlt
tt America lived out. .
Polls close at 0 o'clock; Do not
shut yourself out by delay.
What, ssfti aa exchange, should be
done with the recall? Recall It
Mr. Bryan, as we get it, Is bow
Ivnnlng tne team from the bench.
Colonef Bryaa seem to overlook
the fact that China wants a presi
dent. . TJacle Sam has received no chal
lenges for a fight since that naval
for prompt ajnd reliable election
returns, people will, as usual, look
to The Bee.
la dlaaolrlag trusts they drai off
the- wafer; but aeir will that work
That Omaha Indian pardoned by
Ithe president must be one of the
The parent of that "perfect
youth. In Massachusetts bate just
cause fof alarm.
Why should enforcement of the
anti-trust law create panics when
.violation of the law does not?
President Taft'a triumph may now
fee considered eomplete. lie baa
IWall street and Mr. Bryan all on bis
Mr. Muneey shows bis sincerity as
a, reformer by discontinuing publics
.l on of his Sunday afternoon Boston
It Is safe to say that Champ Clark
will aet hitch mules to hts band
wagon. He will need swifter loco
A Richmond. Va., minister la fix
lng himself for a heresy trial by
preaching that wlvea - should boss
Front the wild shrieks that are
goicg up from the Third Nebraska
t 1 f ... 4W . ... I'll
lip check-book mast hate bit a vital
Just to prove that ft Is taking an
Interest In Its first state election,
I'ew Mexico cornea fordward with
1,009 candidates. Let the people
A society leader In St. Louis re
cently gave a pyjama party which
ai attended br fifty, men and
women. That must be the demoe
lacy of the 400,
Mr. Bryan got as close to Omaha
as Blair and Papalllon, but u evi
dently Induced out of consideration
for the local democratic ticket not
to come any closer.
It is perfectly natural that Senator
Hitchcock's democratic organ should
justify the colonUlog at the poor
farja when the colonizing Is done by
democrats and for democrats,
The check-book statesman who was
goiBf to match Latta's 7,000 demo
cratic majority of last year has re
tilted bis claim downward to J. 000
Ve thai! see what we shall see.
The water board's attorneys still
li siitt that they have saved the tax
payers some 12,400,000. The next
thicg U for tie lawyer to put In bills
'' li.il services on that basis.
While choosing candidates for
various offlrps to be filled at this
election, voters In Omaha are tailed
on to express themselves alfo on two
proposition one authorizing the
smie of $50,00 park bonds, and the
other consenting to the annexation
of South Omaha.
The park bonds, we aro assured by
members of the Park board, colleo
Ively and Individually, are really
needed for continuing the develop
ment of our park and boulevard sys
tem. Omaha has made notable prog
ress toward embellishment and beau-
Iflratlon of its parks and boule-
vords, and It must go ahead. Some
of the cost is met by current taxes,
and by special levies," but a large
part of the expenditure Is In the na
ture of permanent investment, which
may, very properly, be provided for
through bond issues spreading the
burden over a longer time, and shar
ing tt with thoso who will benefit
later. Our people should, vote "Yes"
on the pork bonds.
As to the question of annexation,
that must be decided by the people of
South Omuha, but the law requires a
concurrent affirmative majority vote
from each'of the two cities to be con
solidated. If South Omaha should vote
"Yes,'' and Omaha should vote "No,"
annexation would be defeated, and
the blame would be put upon Omaha,
whereas If Omaha should vote "Yes,"
It will bo up to South Omaha to ac
cept or reject the Invitation. Omaha
has heretofore voted for annexation,
and should do so again,, irrespective
of the attltudo of South Omaha
In its proposal for a congressional
definition of the terms upon which
"big business" may operate, the Illi
nois Manufacturers' association, wo
think, needlessly raises the question
whether biff business- Is to continue.
There la no serious doubt of Its con
tinuation and tho terma of of its con
tinuation have been explicitly stated.
They are simply to "live and let
live." In other words, Mr. Taft has
plainly stated on several occasions
that ' if th large corporations re
mained in business It would be by
competing and not by throttling com
petition and bis attitude toward the
protection of industry is too well
known to' need reiteration!,
Before proceeding toe far with
public condemnation of the Sherman
law as an obsolete statute, It would
seem advisable for big business to
stop and ask Itself whether It baa
exhausted its efforts to comply with
the law and do business legally. It
la difficult to believe that the law
as interpreted In the Standard Oil
case la entirely inapplicable to pres
ent conditions. Tbere la no Intentloa
of disorganising Industry; rather this
law and the supreme fourt's con
struction of it recognlxe the fact that
under modern condition of Industry
capital achieves Its most efficient
and economical results when organ
laed for large operatlone. The
court "rule of reason" admits at
once the distinction between lawless
combinations and big corporations.
which la made a pivotal point In the
plea of the ' Illinois Manufacturers'
a.-soclatlon, and It seems that all the
government is asking of big business
la that It demand nothing more thai
a square deal.
It remains to be seen whether con
gress will amond the Sherman law.
With all tbe criticism of the so-
called "legislative decisions," con
gress refusal or failure to do some
thing to make the law more modern
and wleldy In Its applicability forced
upon tbe courts the necessity for Its
Interpretation. Tbe president aeeua
to think the law Is not now lacking
In definltenesa and that with fear
less and faithful administration back
of It, can be made quite effectual and
fair to big as well as. little business,
which la also entitled to a hearing.
Drinkiajr, Here and Abroad.
Despite the fact that tbe United
States consumes mpre beer than any
other nation, Americana are far from
being the greatest beer drinkers.
Their per capita consumption Is only
20.09 gallons a year as compared
with 66.20 of the Belgians, 31.44 of
of the United Kingdom, 6.47, Ger
many and 21.98, Denmark. Our ag
gregate consumption is greater be
cause our population Is greater and
It must be remembered that our
population Is more heterogeneous
than that of any of these other coun
tries. Perhapa that makes a big dlf
ference. Possibly assimilation of
other people swells our average.
Our per capita consumption of dis
tilled spirits and wines la also less
than that of various European couu
tries, showing further that we are
not the greatest drinkers. It our
average consumption of wine and
even whisky approached that of
France, Spain, Italy or Portugal or
even Austria, we would bate reason
for much more agitation than Is now
going on la the United States. Of
course, It Is but natural that these
southern European countries, where
wine Is more abundant and cheap,
would consume mere of It than we
here In tbe United States, though we
also make a good deal of wine. But
to get an Idea of bow little we con
sume per capita aa compared with
what other countries drink, it Is in
ures ting to note that our annual per
capita consumption Is .66 gallons
a fraction over half a gallon while
France's is 28. ia gallons, Spain's
19.23, Italy's 31.17 aud Portugal's
87.39. Hut If we escape on the ploa
that the wine Is costlier here tlian in
those countries, Americans likewise
drink less distilled and malt liquors
which cannot be chnrped to the price.
Only a few states have elections
thla year, Nebraska, biting among
them, as we all know. The tendency
everywhere Is toward fewer elec
tions, as well as toward fewer elec
tive offices. The result Is brought
about In many states by providing
for biennial elections, and muklng
the terms of elective state, judicial
and county offices terminate uni
formly In the even year. Municipal
elections are still held separately,
and at odd times, but the elimination
of the off-year general election has
proved acceptable wherever brought
about, for no state we know of which
has gone over to the biennial election
system has ever gone back to the an
Nebraska Is to tote a constitu
tional amendment for biennial elec
tions up or down next year. Pre
sumably, there will be no outRpoken
opposition to It, and its only danger
of failure will come from Indlffer
enre or neglect of the voters. It Is
for that reaaon we call attention to
It now when we havo an object-les-boa
right beforq us. If the proposi
tion to abolish one-half of our elec
tions could be submitted next week,
we aro confident it would carry al
The Men and Religion Forward
movement seems to bo proceeding
along tho sanest lines pursued by
any of the varloua church enter
prises In late years. Perhaps It is
because it was founded and is being
promoted by hard-hcuded laymen
who aro used to sano methods In
business outside of the work of ex
tending the gospel. It evidently
rests, first, upon the broad basis that
the church has a mission to perform,
which It has aot been performing as
well as It should, that mission being
'to help the world In solving Its prob
leuis. It can da this better when it
gets Into closer, working relations
with the world. The present move
ment for once recognises thla.
If you were going to hire a cnshlcr
for a corporation that takes in and
pays out 922,000,000 a year, would
you hire a wall paper hanger, totally
inexperienced except In bis own
small business, when you could get
the services of a fully competent, ex
perienced and responsible man at the
same terms? That U the case con
fronting the voter and taxpayer in
hiring a county treasurer to look
after county, city. School-board and
Water board finances. Voto for Ure
No, It's no aln to be poor, and the
poor man's vote let aa good as the
rich man's, but temporary dwelling
at the poor farm ought not to give a
toting residence. Neither doea it ex
plain why three-fourths f the vot
ers registered at tbe poor farm,
under guidance of the democratic
superlntendunt, should be registered
aa democrats, and voted at wholesale
for tbe democratla ticket.
Everybody la Omaha, republican
and democrat alike, ought to vote
for Frank L. Haller, republican nom
inee for University regent, who, in
addition to being the best candidate,
la tbe only Omaha man running for
state office on either ticket.
Covering one's suit-case with little
tags from all lands as proof of his
trip abroad has been superseded by
the dachshund and one can buy the
dog as easily as the tags in any well-
regulated American city.
For the benefit of that aclentlat
who says we shall all soon be able
to see spirits, It mlgbt be remarked
that many men have been seeing
them too long now for their own
Keep your Fosters on straight.
Vote for Cbarlea E. Foster for police
judge, and for J,. J. Foster for tbe
School board, and against Dr. Harry
A. Foster for the School board.
A Jolt fur linen.
New Tork World.
,Th Vnltett Btatea supreme eourt's
unanimous dcllon againat the railroads
In the aafety appliance caaa asaln provea
how It has been packed agalnot tha people
and for tha Intore&ta.
Tha Male OkJeoOee.
One acta Uie linpresolun. too, alnce the
piealJent has made Ms poaltlon ae un
mUtakable, that it Is not the Sherman
law per as that tig bualncaa objects, but
to tbe enforcement of It.
t ally Ik ptraalation,
The supreme court opinion giving the
Interstate Commerce cummisitlon more
power la necessarily a disappointment to
various American statesmen who have
learned to look for most of their encour
agement in dissenting opinions.
ht, Paul Pioneer Prc.
With lo cases ahead ot tneia tha jus
tices vt the supreme cuUrt ef the United
Statee have decided te limit the lima vf
attorneys who argue cases before them.
That's a "reaaojiable" restraint of hot air
that will be approved by all except the
Grttlnic (be Htr-la.
One hundred and two aviators have
been killed to dut. One huudrcd and
fifteen pi MJiia lave met death thla year
while climbing the Alps. Rut If they
hadn't been doing thoee tUitujS. flicy
might have Lern trying to make auto
muMlts eacvuj UUgrupli po'.a.
COMPILER rHOM HF.R rtLf '
-v3-J .NOV. V
The fur.trwl of Wataon B. Smith was
hold thla afternoon from the Klrat l!ap-
tlHt church at Fifteenth and Davenport
streets. H-m were ienerved for the bar
anil Urmid Army met a. On the platfonn
acre the paetors of moat of the churchra.
the Orrmlia Glee club and as visitors from
abroad Mi.'anrs. Whittle and Mcllrajiahan
and Hun. John IJ. Finch. The pall utarers
were W. T. Heaman, K. P. Vlnlng. J. C.
Dunlao, O. T. iJavIa, C. F. Mandereon and
O. P. Wood. Kev. J. W. Harrta, paator
of the church, conducted the service, with
Rev. Mr. Bherrill. P. C. Illmebannh, Dia.
trlut Attorney Kambertaan, (Jcneral Man
deraon, Rev. J. XV. Harsha and Dr. O. 8.
Wood making rhort addraeaea.
Tha Wateoa D. Smith murder con
tinues a myatery. The United States fov
ernment has added 12,000 to tha reward.
Tha cltixcna' committee In chares of tbe
popular reward subscription conaJsta of
Erra Millard. Uermao Kuuntea and A, IS.
J. n. Kitchen of Kitchen Pros., who
runi the I'aclflo house of tit. Joseph, Is
l.i the city. i
Mra. Kitima Thayer and MIks Joscphlno
Catlln of Chleaco ar visiting; thetr father,
Mr. Ucnrge W. Human.
George It, Mann, architect of the riatng
Ori-ml Central hotel. Is in Omaha on an
The Iloard' of Rtfucatlon received ap
plication from Mrs. Julia Hardenburg to
to be aaalntant tettcher. Tha secretary
ae also directed la draw warrants for
11,30.70 to pay teachers and. 30 to pay
janitors fur the month.
W. II. Watkins, who piloted the Du-luth-ftt.
Paul bane ball team to Its grave,
set up In the cigar busineas In Omaha,
happier man for getting Into a new
line of trade.
Mica Panhau Jacobaon of Erie, Pa.,
was the guest of Mra. Herman Cone,
South Twenty-fifth avenue.
The announcement was made that work
would bejrln '-this fall" on a new tele
phone building as soon as tha Douglas
street grade could be lowered.
The Nebraska advertising train reached
Omaha on Ita compbitlon ef a tour of
2.200 mllea. The train, which was equipped
by the Htute Business Men's association,
was vnder tha dlraotian of these officers:
Vice President O. J. King of Uncoln.
General Cewretary R. F. Hodgtn. of
Omaha, Treasurer H. J. Lee of Fremont;
assistants, II. N. Dover of Plattamouth
and F. H Moore of Kearney, member of
the trade committee
Tha Hallowe'en social at Fort Crook
was a big event. Those participating
were: IJeutenant William Brootta. Dr.
Summers, Lieutenant and Mrs. Webster,
Mr. Charles Wilson, Miss Williams. IJeu
tenant and Mrs. Wright, Lieutenant
Illnes, Lieutenant Whitman, Lieutenant
Wilson, Lleutenunt Itookmlller, Lieuten
ant and Mrs. Abercromblo, Miss Dana,
Mr. and Mrs. Piper. Mra Wicks, Mrs.
Spencer, Captain and Mrs. Pempsey, Cap
tain Keller, Misa Kimball, Lieutenant
Chrlaman, Captain and Mrs. I'llo, Mr.
and Mrs. Rlall, Miss , Orchard. Miss
Tbodu. Castetter of Blair. Miss Chambers,
Mr. and Mrs, A. C. Wakeley gave a
Cornell dinner, tha decorations being red
and white. Tha guests were Mr. and Mra
Alfred Millard, Mr. and Mrs. W. II An
ntn. Judge and Mrs. Irvine, Mlas Dundy,
Ml as Wnkeley, Dr. Olfford and Mr. Saun
The case of Jim Callahan, friend and
collaborator of Mr. P. Crowe in the Cud
ahy kidnaping, " was given over to the
P.realdent George Anderson and Secre
tary James O. Lindsay of tha Omaha
Curling club were instructed to select a
place for the winter sport.
Douglas Democraoy, after adopting res
olutions upon the death of Timothy Col
lins, decided to jubilate over tha election
of worne members to county offloes, Louis
Plattl presided at tha meeting,
John Jonas canie In from Granu Island
to see tha elephant and tha brai lights
of the gay life. He met tha elephant In
company with J. T. Watch of Kansas
City, over tn Council Bluffs, also' U.
Losler and Jim Hum, foot racers. Jones
liked his new friends so much that he
staked them to $300 in a poker game
and lost the three hundred. leaare.
Jonea and Watch, still watching for more
high Ufa on the borders, encountered a
pair of skirts and dropped 1140, mysteri
ously and also surreptitiously, making a
rather big day of it
Miss Clara MCloud, IS years of age.
employed at MulXgan'a bakery, wa as.
vcrely injured In a fall from a afreet ear
at Twenty-fourth and Grace streets, and
Mike Lallc, IV South Twelfth street,
was similarly Injured nar Tenth and
M. G. McKoon of Los Angeles, one ef
Omaha's early settlers, was visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Eamuel Rees and other Omaha
Mrs. Anna Miner, S301 Douglas street,
entertained a party of young people In
honor of her son Bert's eighteenth birth
day anniversary. It was a surprise to
Mr. Miner, At card games MIks Louis j
Clancey won the women's prlxe and Ray
mond Beselln the gentlemen's.
People Talked About
Irene Rutrum. an Indiana school girl,
who broke lalo a foot Lull game, U laid
up with a broken arm. Tho pain of the
Injury Is soothed by the ratlafactlun of
doing e hat boys tlj.
Gus Heluse, former copper king of
Butte, la making a clever dig at the
purses of New York's financial kings by
advertising his Madiaon avenue home for
bualuesa una. J. p. Morgan and a few
rich neighbors have laid big money to
keep business houaes off the avenue,
(lus would like to be "seen'' too. Be
skle. lie needs the money.
Ttirte candidates fur Judgeships in New
New York, charged with being Tam
inanyxed lswyei-s, entered suit for libel
against the accusing edjtor. When, tie
Utter jrtinund 111 wltueiaes tJ prove
bis case, the accuuvd candidates with
drew (ha complaint and apologised to the
The action of a cold-footed member of
tbe Ullrtm family In the state of Wash
irgiou. who isn away from a strap ith
a bunch ot Jaiu. puts up to the tM of
the trio the Imperative !uty of aiuaIUns
the big O hi front vf 1.1s name. .Nuihiog
Una will remove the blot from the
The Bees Lciicr Box
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OMAHA, Nov. 4. To the F.dltor of The
Bee. Rryan, Champ Clark, and Oscar
Underwood Sir. Clark has been In Ne
braska talking progreatilve politics. Is
Bpcalier Clark a progressive democrat?
We now ee In Missouri a contest be
tween Mr. Clark aid Mr. Folk, for tho
delegation to tiie next democratic national
convention. Suspicion Is aroued from cer
tain events with reFpcct to the Intereats
which are behind Mr. Clark's candidacy.
Those who read the controversy be
tween Mr. Rryan and Ocar L'ndrwood,
and the speech which Mr. Vnderwood
made on the floor of the house astalnnt
Mr. Hryan will recall certain facts re
specting that controversy.
First. Mr. Rryan enlled Mr. Under,
wood a prote cllonlst becnuao of certain
of his acts In conurcss.
Second. Mr. Underwood In response to
the accusation of Mr. Rryan denounced
Mr. Bryan In tho severest terms becnune
of the accuaation, anil there Immediately
followed a controversy ' between Mr.
Bryan and Mr. Underwood as to the oc
currence of certain events In a secret cau
cus of the democrats. Clark and Under
wood were both In that caucus, and Clnrk
thoroughly understood the actual pro
ceedings of the caucus.
Third. When Mr. nderwood made that
speech tn the house against Mr. Bryan,
he denied certain relations which he had
with the special Interests, that is, Wall
Now, If Speaker Clark Is on actual
progressive democrat, as he would- have
the public believe, why did he sit In the
house and hear Mr. Underwood misrepre
sent Mr. Rryan. and deny his relation to
Wall street, while corporation democrats
cheered, knowing that Mr. Underwood
misrepresented tbe actual events of that
It will be remembered that Mr. Norrls
made the statemont that he was of a
notion to take the floor In the defense ot
Mr. Bryan. Mr. Clark, If you are what
you want people to believe, why did
you sit under the infamous language ot
Mr. Underwood and refuse to make a
statement as to the exact position that
Mr. Underwood took In that caucus?
The people will keep tn mind that Mis
souri Is to be the flrat battleground of
the campaign of 1913. It has too much
of the appearance that Clark is being
backed by a barrel of money from Wall
street to get that delegation from Folk.
It has tha appearance that Wall street
has a card up Its sleeve la this Clark
The people seem to be of the opinion
that progressive democrats are all made
of the MBit material. Wall street seems
to understand that In ease of the election
of a man like Folk, some of the frenaied
financiers might go behind the bars for
continuous violations of law. It will be
well for the people to keep their eyes
on that barrel of money which comes
from Wall street.
If Stephens Is elected to congress, Hsr
man to the railway commission and Old
bam to the supreme court, there are
three men who will quietly work on the
sly for a Clark delegation in Nebraska,
and against Folk. If Wall street is to
succeed in nominating Woodrow Wilson,
and turn the country democratic, It Is
of, paramount Importance that Folk be
defeated In his own state. Wall street
will go democratio If Folk can be gotten
out of the way. Tho fact is that the
long heads of Wall street have planned
to get a candidate against Folk.
Northwest Canada Today.
OMAHA, Nov. i To the Editor of The
Ree: A ysax ago, after my return from
Canada, I wrote you a letter. That was
by request of biy friends. You hnd the
kindness to publish all of it. If cor
rected some mistakes. To write In ths
same Una now seems unnecessary. At
present I want to give Bomo Interesting
facts. Few people have adequate con
ceptions ot the extent and possibilities
of our northern neighbor.
The territory Is vast. Three provinces
are especially attractive. Th rush of
settlers Into these Is Incredible to such
as have not seen. Saskatchewan! Inter
ests mo moet of the three. It Is five
tlmee the sire of my native Pennsylvania,
plus 000 square mllee. Yet Pennsyl
vania has T.C.00.001) people. This year Sas
katchewan produced 200.600.000 bushels of
grain mostly wheat. These crops can be
raised even 809 miles north of the United
States line. Only one-tenth of the arable
land was as yet cultivated. Fifteen
months ago Luscland, In our Lutheran
eolony started. Tha railroad had just
opened for . freight It carried no pas
s.naers yet. The town has become ths
county seat. All lines of business prosper
in it. Peqple coma to slay. The ooiony
had option on over IM.O09 acres of land,
ooverlng seven townships. It is all sold.
Prices have advanced. When the Hud.
son Bay railroad Is finished, these uey
Via will have only 700 miles to reach tho
ocean steamers. They'll have European
markets rearer than wo have them.
Wonderful growth of cltlea! Winnipeg,
capital of Manitoba, was only a trading
post In 1ST a It numbered JlS people. In
1W0 It had tO.OOO now, with its suburbs
It counts 200,(0. The building permits
for mi were over H7.0u0.OOO, Only two
other towns of any alze are In this
province, Portage La Prairie, 7,000 and
Brandon, 15 000. Roth are west of the
capital. Tho latter I r.ovcr saw. The
former several times, AH activities are
Reglna, tha capital of Saskatchewan, Is
Sio miles west pf Winnipeg. Its popula
tlon tn 1901 was i.lZ; in 1911 It counted
over lS.Ouu. Saskatoon. I'll) uillea -northwest
of Regina. has r.U people. It Is
in the midst of one of tb very best
aurlcultuml districts of the great west.
Everything growa luxuriantly. Farmers
become Independent speedily. Near there
one of my old friends has suddenly
lanital In affluence. la Nebraska ho sup
ported lila large fantlly on tne square.
lie always had a decent living-wiothlng
to "lay up." Five years Ki) he want to
Canuda, Like Isaac ot old. "He sowed
and his field produced pa) fold." He
Is In danger pi the Carnegie disgrace of
dying rich! North of Saskatoon, ninety
milea, tin the bluffs uf tho Saskatchewan
river. Is prince Albert, it used to be a
trading ixiat of tha Hudson Ray com
pany. It is a beautiful city of 8.000 pea
pie. Quit a number t)f Scandinavians
live thuie. ,
tiluiontort, capital of Alberta, Is US
miles west of Saskatoon,, by a little north
It has t l.ae poopla.
Tbe sMMtkatchewaa river runs through
the cUy. t'nill lately there were tw
cities, twe corporations. They unitod and
the name iu aUicoiia, disappeared
capital is simply Udiuomon.
About ?J miles, nearly south, a little
taut, from Edmonton, Is Calgary. , Tl:
population U uver iu.toti. It is bouutlfui
tor sitLaUlou. It a alta is on what umJ
iv le the bottom of a lake. It Is uaar
the toot kU s of tli Ruvky nwuuUUu.
Calcary Is thn home of one of my
neuhews. Me I r.iy sister's son. I.i;.e
the rest of the people, hn thinks the
world movta towarJ the north. What
ten years nlll brng In nM thiif country
no' one can forieil. LlKel.v the most
sanguine would bd too modest in their
Church work has liar.lly had. time to
keep pace with buaitess spei. Yet in
Winnipeg there arc n iioiten Lutheran
diuretics. The memb-rs number kJO) to
Even In this newly svt!cd country the
movement toward towns has) begun.
Farming pays, so that in a f.jw years
t.ooplo can retlrs and live on rertis. They
move to towns for durational, advan
tages. Homestead law? nr mure liberal
than In the United States.
I GROll, Castor of St. Marks.
SHXHIUNIZHiG THE STEEL TRUST
Imllanapolls News: Not withstanding
the unfortunate conditions caused by th
diMturbere of ' business, the Steel trust
was right on the Job witji its regular
quarterly dividends) all right.
New York World: John Vanamaker's
statement, 'Monopoly In lrvablos Is a
crimo that America will not allow to be
kept In cold storage." shews a capacity
fur t.tylo that ought not to have been
wasted In writing advertisements.
Houston Post: We hate tho Kteel trust
as much an anybody docs and we are
rejoicing at the prospect of its destruc
tion, but It Is to be nojird nobody is fool
enough to believe we ever expect to bee
bury, Carncgio, bcuwab et al In tho poor
Pittsburgh IMspatch: John Wanamahcr
thinks that tha trusts will accept and
obey tha law. This recalls the remark
of the nan whose wife had died and of
whom tbe clergyman before the funeral
asked if on her death. bed she was
reconciled" to her demise. "Recon
ciled!" said the mourning husband, "why,
she had to,,be."
Springfield Republican: There Is some
thing to bo said for J. Plerpont Morgan.
Accustomed to receiving friendly sum
monses to the presence of the emperor of
Germany and the king of England, the
president of the United States changed
tho program by sending the great banker
notice of a law suit. Tha new order of
things was well calculated to Jar the
Indispensable to the house
wife who takes pride in her
With no other baking powder
can biscuit, cake and hot
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"I heard that your t.ek'.e nuitor l:s.l
jilted ou nml broken toi;r heart,"
the kind friend to the lH.'elorn maiJui..
"Yes." answered the 1 ! rsaken one, wlHi
a liarU glitter in her t ye, "and v..j
brettka, I ays." lialtiinoH; American.
Unexpectedly the tlnan:lal magnate en
tered the parlor of his Uialial dwelling.
"Hey, there," he exclaiit.ed. "Unscram
ble." Whereupon the blushlmr Miss Lotsmun
lifted her head from tr.a young man's
shoulder, nnd tho young nmn removed
his arm from the back of her chair.
"Thi; usual rules of sport are not fol
lowed In the hunt for heo!th."
"lon t you notice few miu start a hunt
for health until It is already run down?"
Boston Transcript. ,
Ktoployer Pee here. Vet ynu think you
know nioro about this business than I
New Office Roy No. s!r. Honest. I
ain't no magazine writer. Puck.
They are coming, they are coming, from
our state's remotest bcsinds.
They are heading for our city; can't you
hear those whirring auuinds
Of the tiedaaoglc feathers spiked with
All the atmosphere's a-tlnsle with their
With thtlr pedagogic psychologic thrills.
They ar? comlnc. tliey nro couning, from
the cities and the towns, .
Wearing hats of nil descriptktns, flaring
brims and breezy crowtnl
Decked In guy ar.d somber feat viers what
an awe the sight Instills!
As they swoop rinht down among us
with their altruistic thrill La,
With their altruistic eyllogistlo thrills.
They nre coming, they are coming, from
the rural districts, too;
They will help . I am oertaln, to en
largo our point of view;
As they rustle In among ua from the
plains and from thn hills,
AddtiiK to the pedagogic many reallatio
Many realistic, optlmlstio thrills.
They aro coming, tliey are coining to our
city, do you hea.-?
Then let' us meet tlvem at the gate., with
many a smile of cheer.
And .when features pedagoaic all cur
streets and highways fill.
Let us strive to miike them tingle with.
a most admlriiur thrill,
With a much admoing, soul Inspiring
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