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Sabaerlfcrre lentlns; tun city
temporarily ehooM have 1 ho
Iter milled n them. Add re
vrlll ! ch'incrd as often
Those Turks cecm to bo in-and-out
Adam never encountered the odds
of, a rival lover.
Those insurgents uro getting the
candy away from the llttlo Chinese
packers have again
proved that the game U never won
until the last man Is out.
Iioth Italy end Turkey ltiHliit that
they are slaughtering each other In
the most humanitarian way. .
Folks who still bellevo iu miracles
will not question St. Louis' ability to
conquer Its smoke problem.
' It will be a gay life next fall with
the world series on and the presi
dential election as a side issue.
"A smile Is an asset," observes
the New York Press. Yes, as
"Force" and Bunny Jim proved.
Ollle James should have got them
to call hlra something else when he
grew so big, physically speaking. .'
Several men in a Kansas town
plead guilty to tarring a woman.
"What's the matter with Kansas?"
The headline writers seem to have
been shocked that Mrs. Pankhurst
should have come to town "quietly."
No wonder they are revolting In
China. Ella Wheeler Wilcox says
the mother-in-law is supreme over
Colonel Bryan sees "a fight
ahead." If be will look backward,
he will see nothing but fights be
One of our local coal dealers ad
vertises himself as an "Independent."
what doea he mean? Independent of
It does not cost anything to be
mentioned as an eligible for the com
mission plan election. It is a corapll
ment even if it never materializes.
ry i -
Money still has a powerful iuflu
enco in politics as was shown at
Canton, O., whcio tho mayoralty elec
tion was determined by tho flip of a
Aviator Fowler, flying from the Pa
clfic to tho Atlantic, may reach the
east la ttmo for the next world's
series. And there is nothing doing
lue Lincoln Star wants a Land
show pulled off In the eastern cities
to advertiao the resources of Ne
braska. All right, go ahead and or
Tho outh Omaha city couucil has
resended tho vote awarding the
$250,000 bond itsuo at a merely
nominal premium. Do we bear
According to official figures "Jim"
Klliott tut the last democratic ma
jority for congress in the Third dis
trict almost in half. That's doing
Women have a right to vote for
School board members in Omaha,
but mighty few of them avail them
selves of the privilege, much less re
gard it a j a duty.
Council Bluffs will have to cut
down .the number of licensed saloons
from fifty -five to twenty-nine iu
order to comply with the law limit
ing one license to every 1,000 popu
lation. If Council Bluffs folks feel
the shortage, they can still run over
to OmaLa ou a tjulck street car
Tackling; the Trust Problem.
Former President Roosevelt gets
fat tho trust problem In his chorsc
terlstlc manner, jiistlfyfng. without
equivocation, everything he did as
president with reference to enforce
ment of the Sherman law, and reit
erating his proposal for supplemen
tary legislation for admlnlstrntlve
regulation by the federal govern
ment of all corporations doing inter
state buRinoes. To those who are not
frightened by tie bogle of centraliza
tion, nor enamored of the unwork
ble theory of state's rights, the pro
gram outlined by Colonel Roose
velt, will appeal with much force.
.Many piano, of dealing with the
trust problem have been proposed,
principal among them the following:
1. Total (radical ion of corporate
combinations by drastic federal and
To stop restraint of trade this
would a tan throw away every ad
vantage of doing business on a large
2. Flute regulation, leaving each
stuto to apply Its own remedy.
This would compel largo corpora
tions to comply with forly-elg'.it dif
ferent nets of rules and regulations.
3. Ilolh federal and fctate regula
This would make forty-nine sets
cf rules and regulations Instead ot
4. Kederal regulation by law
suit, ultimately by tho United states
This is subHtaiitlfllly what wo lmvo
now, exemplified by tho Standard
Oil and Tobacco cusps.
5. Kederal regulation by admln-
This Is what Mr. Uooscvelt advo
cates as tho only practical colutlon.
Most other .methods of treatment
aro modifications or combinations of
these, wiiOKO mere enumeration Is
sufficient to nugsent tho difficulties
presented. This much, however.
seems plain that the logic of events
mid the Intrinsic nature of Interstate
traffic and commerce (omnolu cen
tralization of authority and respon
sibility, making successful state reg
ulation Imposaiblo except for purely
In the Bryan Discard.
Mr. Bryan seems to think the only
raauntlal difference between Harmon
and Underwood Is that one la old,
the other young, and that Wall
street is veering its support around
to tho latter on that account. Of
course, both have defied Mr. Bryan;
therefore, both are in his discard.
Should either become the democratic
standard bearer the people will have
only to turn to the files of the Com
moner to learn that he is the agent
of predatory wealth; they will not
have to take tho word of the repub
licans for that. -
nir. nryan announced some
months ago that he would perch
himself on the watch tower and cry
out the pitfalls in the lino of demo
cratic candidates aa they swung in
succession beforo his monitory re
view. lie is keeping his word by
uncovering these two of the three
most conspicuous democratic candl
dates as Wall street tools, trust
trusties, vested interests' faithful
satraps. Of course, should either be
nominated, it Is not to be supposed
that Mr. Bryan would revise- his es
timate of him:
Mr. Bryan is not as outspoken as
to his preferred candidate. He has
tnferentlally leaned toward Folk,
Clark, Hoke Bmlth and Fobs, all ot
whom, he doubtless knows, are out
of eerloua consideration. The dem
ocratic possibilities for the nomina
tion ere generally ranked thus
Harmon, Wilson, Underwood. Mr.
Bryan is silent as U Wilson and vio
lently antagonistic to the other two.
Fuss he lauds because he has been
re-elected governor of Massachusetts.
Ignoring the fact that It is by a
majority ono-thlrd that of one year
ago. But observation will show that
Mr. Bryan has seldom been for
tunate in picking a winner.
Our democratic United States
senator, who is opposed to the par
cels post, told tho convention of im
plement dealers that tho mowt ef
fective way for them to block parcels
post legislation is to convince their
representatives thnt the people are
ugaiust it. Senators and representa
tives who do not by this time know
that tho people aro not opposed to
parcels pott cannot be very ob
servant. Tho express companies may con
tinue their H'ocloua arguments
against parcels post, but they cannot
hope much longer to delay it. It Is
coming as sure iu the postal savings
bunk tamo. It would have come
long ago, no doubt, had the people
goue to the trouble of studying the
question. The mall order house is
the source of the argument that par
cels post would put the country re-
taller out of business, but it has bad
no such effect in foreign countries.
The email retailer fills a place which
cannot bo seriously disturbed by the
parcels post any more than it would
be by a reduction in express rates.
With our great postal machinery
more thau adequate to provide for
the parcels post, it is sheer wssU to
continue to leave the service to the
express company combine at extor
tionate charges. It coats $1.70 to send
an eleven pound package by express
from Omiiia to Lincoln, when the
same package msy be sent from
Omaha to Kurope for $1.32 and in
Kurope such package would bo
transported for about 40 cents. If
the express companies an Justify
those relative costs, then they may
be able to prove that panels post
would not be a good thing for us.
The Sugar Tariff.
The beet sugar men offpr rather
good evidence In support of their
claim that free sugsr Is a false
alarm. If removing entirely the duty
from raw sugar benefits tho eastern
Importer and southern esne sugar
refiner to the detriment of the west
ern beet sugar grower, then the duty
had better not tie removed.
Skill has been exerted to make It
appear thnt the cry for free sugar is
a popular demand, coming from the.
consumer, who was to bo tho bene
ficiary, if the beet sugar men are
correct In their claim, thci the con
sumer, next to the beet men, them
selves, would be the chief sufferers
by such tariff revision. The simplo
fact that tlil'i "free Kiigar" propa
ganda is being carried on by the
largo eastern and southern refining
Interests, In Itself betokens an ul
A few years ago sugar beet cul-
turo promised to become one of tho
great agricultural pursuits In the
west and north and bect sugar mak
ing one ot the great manufacturing
Industries. California, Colorado,
Utah, Nebraska, Wisconsin and other
states began to kpq visions of lm
nionso resources as a result of this
now Industry, when of a sudden the
Impulse gave way and the progress
was cut nhort. Today we nre produc
ing only C00.000 tons of beet sugar in
the entire country, a large amount
to be sure, as compared with 45,000
back in 1897, but nothing as com
pared with the possibilities, reckon
ing on the official statement that
there aro 247,000,000 acres of land
highly ndaptod to sugar beets iu this
country. If all thla land, or even
half of It, wore under cultivation to
beets the production of beet sugar
would soon bo mounting tip to sev
eral times C00.000 tons a year.
While we nro engaged In the prof
itable pursuit of scientific tariff re
vision we can afford to give this sub
ject the most careful consideration.
If it be found that tho beet sugar
industry, in Its inclpiency, were
choked by, the larger cane sugar re
finers, then congress should come to
the rescue of the former, of the weBt,
and, in fact, of the consumer. But
under no clrcurnstnaces should re
moval of tho tariff be: ured to tighten
the combine's hold and place tho con
sumer still more at IU mercy.
In his annual report President
Samuel Gompers of the - American
Federation of Labor clearly sets
forth his belief In the innocence of
the Mc.N'amnras, charged with the
dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times
building, In which twenty-one lives
were snuffed out, so that his opposi
tion of the move to' appropriate $50,
000 for the men's defense cannot be
misconstrued Into prejudice on his
part against the accused, Prevailing
sentiment in this country will agree
with Mr. Gompers that, If this aid is
to be rendered at all, it should be
done by private subscription and not
by official appropriation. What union
labor men do as individuals is their
own affair, but the American Feder
ation of Labor may include many
who do not care to contribute.
The many reasons in support of
Qompers' advice in this, it seeniB to
us, are too obvious to need much
emphasis. Organized labor is not
necessarily on trial at Los Angeles,
but might aslly force Itself into an
untenable position by assuming
things which the trial may disprove
Judging from the deliberation in get
ting a Jury, thero ts no Imminent
danger of "railroading" this case
If the defendants get a fair, impar
tial hearing the verdict will have to
be accepted and It la this that Pres
ident Gompers sees.
jiia iiuoi sun instituted by ex
Governor Haskell of Oklahoma
tigalnst William Randolph Hearst,
on which he managed to get service
here In Omaha, is ou tho boards for
trial. If It w ere not for little, things
like this, most people would be in
danger of forgetting all about the
Governor Aldrlch says the Trans
Mtsslsslppt congress is a fake. The
Deo announced that fact a long time
ago. About tho only creditable thing
the Trans-Misslsfclppi congress ever
did was to help plant the seed that,
when propogated by Omaha, grew
into the Trans-Mlsslsslppi exposition.
Mr. Bryan says Senator Hitchock's
newspaper is a uiouthpleca of Wall
street. Yet Mr. Bryan last year went
up and down this state urging voters
to support Mr Hitchcock for the
United States senate.
The Charleston News and Courier
says. "Charleston will be a city beau
tiful if our progressive citizens in
sist on it." And a citizen is not very
progressive who doea not insist on it.
When tbe Nebraska League of
Municipalities agatu brings its meet
ing to Omaha, we will be able to
supply it with u commission plan ot
city government object-lcco
v saBMs sv T m m SS
r COMPILED ntOM Pf.E FILE S
U---1 NOV. 18. L---
Thirty Years Ago
Tho long jt.octed farewell reception
and complimentary banquet tendered to
11 r. A. K. Tousalln took place at Masonic
hall before one of the most brilliant
social fathering ever assembled In our
city. Toasts were responded to after the
hnuet and the hall then given over to
dancing. The tollnts of the ladles were
ununually eleajant. noticeable nrnunn
them the following: Mrs. I.evl Carter,
bluw brocaded silk with trimming of
light blue satin, diamond ornaments;
Mrs. Herman Kountie, maroon and while
brocaded silk with diamonds; Vlrs. Henry
Yates, scarlet silk and velvet, diamond
Jewelry; Mrs. C. K. Hqulres, white mull
underskirt elaborately flounced and over
dress of peach colored surah with trim
mings of the same; Mrs. J. V. Furey,
mnroon Velvet underskirt and brocaded
silk oversklrt; Mr. George I. Gilbert,
brown and whlta brocadrid silk; Mrs. ('.
P. Squires of llurllngton, garnet ixatln
and brocaded silk, diver ornaments; Mlis
rouzalin, bluck satin delonne with over
dress of IJrusae! net embroidered In
flosa silk Imitation of natural flowers;
Miss Claire MuMln. exqulsito white Hpan-
sh laco, eluuorately shirred sleeves and
trlmiind with pearls, large pink bow and
diamond Jewelry; Miss Etta Wells, blue
silk underskirt, white luce overdress and
rllver filigree Jewelry': MIsh Nellie
Wukelcy, pink silk trimmed with white
lice over black velvet; Mies Doune, vel
vet and -punish lace; Mls Karkalow,
pench colored hrocado and satin with
trimmings of Languedoc lace; .Mrs. l,ewla
ltced. white satin exquisitely embroidered
in flosa silk. Imitation flowers; Miss
IJams, cerise colored silk. bouffant
Urupery with Ilretonne lace; Miss Bishop,
underskirt with dotted muslin trimmed
with lace, liodlce of white sntln; Miss
HarliuuKh, blue silk und brocade em
broidered with dnlxles; Miss rtoss, white
satin and Spanish lace; Miss Maunders,
white silk trimmed with satin and lac;
Miss Summers, blue enshmere and silk
lace trimmings; Miss Ilerlln, fawn' col
ored silk and g.irnpt brocade; Mli-s Mil
lard, white silk and grenadine; Miss
lloyt, white satin trimmed with Kpanlsu
lace; MIks lUnsenm, garnet velvet; Mrs
Bhiverlck, blue silk with laco, diamond
Uncle Tom's Cabin mado a big bit at
1'r. S. I). Mercer writes to deny a re
port of Joining with Mayor Vaughan snd
John V. CI, n r, man of Council Bluffs In
an Inter-city lierdlc linn and pontoon
bridge, snd says he Is In no way con
nected with any Council Bluffs line or
balloon bridge scheme.
The Nebraska 8. P. C. A. will hold Its
nnual meeting at Boyd's opera houso
tonight with an Interesting program.
Little Jennie McClelland and Harry Mc-
Connick will sing, nnd Tesalo 1 1 unter.
the noted elocutionist, will recite. Ad
dresses are uImo promised by Dr. George
I-. Miller, prusident of tha mpi.iv
tilshop Clarkson, General Mandereon.
Mr. Stephenson. Oeorgs W. Homun, Kev.
Sherrlll und C. H. Montgomery.
Fine hot milk eggnog and milk Tom
and Jerry at Jack and Harry s, south
west corned Sixteenth and Dode streets.
Twenty Years Ago
A solicitor made a bod choice In pick-
biff out Thomus K. McNamara of all the
other men in tuwn to whip. He wont
Into C. A. Human, chop house at 717
North Sixteenth street to eat and fn
Into a controversy with McNamara. a
butcher, whom he called a liar. Mc
Namara slugged him for this. Tho sol
icitor, whose name was not given, fin
iHhed his meal and then sailed a heavy
china cup with such precision as to ef
fect a neat little acatn wound on rv.innoi
McXamara's pate. Turning to run Mr.
auiiviior irippea and fell against the
stove. When the officers arrived ho was
blissfully sleeping In a pool of his own
Mla Florence Sullowsy sailed away fur
Marlon, O., and other eastern points, to
to gone about two months.
Mayor Cushlng said aa soon as his term
of office expired he wou'.d move his bus
iness office to the offlco of Mallory,
Cushlng at Co., retaining Frank Tuttle
as hla secretary. ,
Mrs, Dudley W. Gregory arrived from
Miss Mary Poppleton entertained in
formally in the evening. Among her
guests were Mlsa Brown and Miss Hoag
land. Mr. Crofoot, Mr. Will Wyman, Mr.
Curtis Turnar and Mr. Caldwell Ham
lltou. Many Omahans were interested In the
wedding of Misa Kata Puaey and Judg
J. K. F. McOee, both of Council Uiuffa.
Mr. and Mrs. William Cook gave a
pretty high tea psrty In th evening to
these frlinds- Mr. and Mrs. ilarry Mc
Cormlok, Miss Barlow, Miss Evans and
Miss Cook of Moux City, Miss Hime
bsugh. Mis Alexander, Mr. Chat Itodlck,
Mr. Clark lledlrk, Mr. Heth, Mr. Marsh
ami Mr. Clark.
Ton Vcurs Ag
In The lies of this date Mike F. Har
rington, W. H. Thompson and ex-Con-gressir.an
R. D. Sather.and gavo thelr
tipinluiis of the future of fusion. Mr.
Harrington (aid he thought fusion would
continue In Nebraska until 14. when If
tho curpuieiiun demociata prevented
publio ownership of utilities a third
party would spring up, but If democracy
came out for thla and aoclal reform, then
all would unite in one utrong urganUa
tlon. Thompson said: "Frankly, I doubt
the futur of fusicn In Nebratka." Mr.
Sutherland evaded the. question by ay.
ing that whatever tlio' voter determined
would be all light, but he was a firm
believer Iu fusion.
Governor Savage was the principal
speaker at the ground-breaking for the
Auditorium. W. F. Cjurley and J. c.
Root also spoke.
The Hon. Buck Keith a place at Twelfth
and Farnam was robbed of 1100.
H. a. MclCoi.n left for his home In
Los Angelen after a visit with bis sister,
Mrs. Baiuuel Rees.
After two years of Intricate litigation,
the Northwestern won Its suit against the
Burlington permitting it to lay tracks
along F.lahth street between Farnam and
Howard. Then end came when the city
council passed an ordinance presented
by Harry Zlmman, granting the itghl,
Zimman, liye, I .o beck. Kurt, Burktey
and Troetler voted for the ordinance,
Whltehorn and Mount against it and
llascall refused to vote.
Mrs. Karefta 8. Dllirance, widow of John
W. lil'.lrance, aged nearly 72. died st the
fanny home. ." South Seventeenth
In Other Lands
ld Mabla on What la Trans
piring: Anion the .Near and
Far .Nations of the ttarth.
Uranarr of the World.
The pre-eminence of Uussia as the
wheat king of the wor!d Is strikingly
shown by statistics complied by the New
Yoik Times. During the year ended Au
gust CI last North America collectively
shipped C5. 334.090 bushels of wheat. South
America SM.cW bushels. India 4S."12.
bushels, Australia Gl.lMiCi) bushels, while
P.uspla alone exported 2:'0.072.000 bushels.
It has been estimated that of the grand
total of the world's wheat shipments of
approximately 5CO.ono.000 bushels, Russia
last year ahlpped 45 per cent. When Sir
William Crookesof London predicted
that by 1931 wheat production would
barely equal consumption ho estimated
Russia's yield at only 1.6 bushela per
acre, the United States at 12 bushtls,
Argentina at 13 bushels, the United King
dom at 29. 1 bushels, while Denmark pro
duced 41.8 bushels per acre. Were Ilussia
to Increase Us production to equal that
of Denmark per acre It alone could prob
ably feed Europe and America.
Polotlcal Chaoses In Sweden.
Hard on the heels of manhood suffrage
and the consequent victory of the liberal
forces in the election of members of the
popular chamber of the Swedish Riksdag
King Uustaf has dissolved the first cham
ber and ordered a new election. The first
chamber has long been the stronghold of
aristocracy and privilege. Just as the con
servatives nre entrenched In the House of
Lords In Great Britain tho conservatives
of Hwrden dominated the first' chamber
and checkmated most of the liberal party
measures. In the body Jut dissolved 117
were conservatives, with only thirty-three
members of opposing parties. Members
aro chosen by local bodies, chiefly mu
nicipal. As these bodtea have been elected
by popular voto the political complexion
of their choice for the first cliamber Is
practically settled In advance. The new
first chamber. It Is Indicated, will consist
of eighty conservatives, sixty liberals and
ten socialists. The expected reduction in
the conservative majority. It Is believed,
will establish more harmonious relations
between the two chambers and dispose
of obstructive party tactics. The king
sides with the commons, and privilege
must fall Into Una or get off tho road.
Tenant Farmers In Ireland.
Writing In the London Chronicle, Harry
Jones says there are now In Ireland more
than 200,000 tenant farmers who have
bought their holdings with money ad
vanced ty the tate on easy terms. Under
the old order the tenant has no rights,
and, of course, no land. All the Improve
ment that he might make belonged to the
landlord, and every betterment was used
sa a pretext fur raising the rent. Now
there are more than 200,000 land owning
farmers, who represent probably 1,000,000
people. Tho land laws of the last ten
pears have altered tho wholo face of
Ii eland. "Wo have seen with our own
eyes, writes air. Jones, "the thriving
air of many ah Irish homestead; we have
heard from experts In agriculture that
the wholo method of cultivation has been
improved. Wo note the steady Increase
In the export of Irish agricultural prod
ucts. In short, tho magic of ownership
is visibly transforming rural Ireland. It
was Arthur Young, greatest of all our
writers on agriculture, who said: "Give a
man nine years' lease of a garden and
he will convert it Into a wilderness; give
him secure, undisputed iiossession of a
rock end he will transform It Into a gar
flnlfonr'a S accessor.
A minister's son, Canadian by birth,
Scotchman by parentage and business
connections, and 63 years of age, outlines
the antecedents of Andrew Doner Law,
the Brltal.-r who succeeds Sir Arthur
Balfour as leader ot the conservative
party In Great Britain. He represents the
Bootle division of Lancashire In the
House of Commons. In most respects his
characteristics are the. opposite of Bal
four's. He Is an aggressive representa
tive of the manufacturing Interests of the
kingdom, an Ironmaster and a protection
ist. Thougn he does not meaaure up to
Balfour in ability as an orator, he has
shown power of the sledgehammer va
riety, cold, calculating and courageous,
and Is a parliamentarian of high rank.
The liberals call him "a bitter and un
scrupulous partisan." To him the question
of tariff reform,, as protection la known
In that country, transcends all other
questiona agitating the British people,
and hla selection as party lender blazes
the path the conservatives will follow
New ltubber Prodaeer.
Northern Rhodesia, South Africa, is
coming to the front as a rubber producer.
An American consular report states that
the full extent of the rubber areas Is
not definitely known, but the asset has
great prospective value. The indigenous
rubber of Northern Rhodesia has bee a
structly protected since 1HW1, with the re
sult that the number of young vines
show a great Increase. A comparatively
small portion of northeastern Rhodesia
ha recently been Inspected by Mr. De
Josselln de Jong, an officer of the agrl
cultuial department, who estimates that
the five rubber forests which he visited
covered In the aggregate upward of li.CoO
acre, und tiiat the number of existing
vines was approximately &00.000. He re
ports that each of these five acres would
make a complete estate capable of carry
ing Ceo vines to the acre under cultivation.
Dead llnaka In Libraries.
I-ord Rosenbery criticism of public
libraries at the opening of the Mitchell
library In Glasgow, likening them to
"enormouu cemeteries." because "most
of the books are dead." draw a note of
approval from a high authority. The chief
librarian of the British museum says
the dead or half dead book In It are as
to living works i.. to 1. "You may as
sume," continued the librarian, "that of
all the vast number ot work that genera
tions of men have Indited only tiO.CM) re
main alive. In thla building, In a great
Ironmongery of h ives, forty-two mile
of beoks repose, and there are miles
of volumes which no human be
ing has ever opened and no human being
Is ever likely to open. There they rest,
An All-llonud TU'klr.
St. Paul Ploner-Fre.
One peculiarity about the elections last
week la that everybody found satisfac
tion In them somewhere. The democrats
pretend to be satisfied; the socialists aay
they are satisfied, and the republicans
are satisfied. What more could anybody
People Talked About
Congresswian Henry George Is going to
lead the fight for a civil pension list In
Washington. There Is no hope for real
happiness In the District of Columbia
until every resident is on the payroll or
pension roll of Uncle Sam. Only by a
regular touch can thry make known their
Punsters who chuckled over the eleven
combination date of last Saturday, will
have a broader chuckle com'ng If they
are among the live ones on April 11, 1S44.
A 4-11-44 combination on the date line
Is worth living for. Cheer up!
The household of the Son of Heaven In
China has a staff of seventy-five cooks.
The task of cooking the royal goose Is In
the hands of outside chefs.
William E. Brand, a milkman, walked
Into the Kewanee (III.) national bank and
astonished the teller by presenting for
deposit two large pails full of Lincoln
pennies. The teller's count showed there
were 8.412 of them. They were accumu
lated In two years by Brand, who had
resolved to save every Lincoln penny that
came to htm In change to buy a piano
for his daughter.
GRINS AND GROANS.
'How does this noted healer who cures
his patients by touching them, differ from
a tegular physician?
'Why, he touches them before he cures
K nicker So Jones
soli eme for
Uocker Yes; get the wagons out ahead
of the storm and let It snow Into them.
'The first thing I did when the pick
pocket took my pocketbook was to call
'Did he give you any satisfaction?"
'Yes. It wns a comfort to know that
Economizes Butter. Flour.
Eggs; makes the food more
appetizing and wholesome
The only Daktng
from Royal Grape
We assume the re
sponsibility of clothing
your boy just right!
How 8 the boys suit?
Ts it beginning to show signs of
weurf "Whether it's n suit or over
coat lie needs, this populnr boys'
department Mas never better pre
pared to serve you at this season of
Clothes for dress or clothes for
school wear, made with all the style
and goodness the boy could wish for
at prices that are sure to please
father and mother. Then, too, we
feature all the classy styles in boys'
headwear, shirts, neckwear, gloves;
in fact, our second floor is
uality about them that we believe are better than any
thing we have shown heretofore. Tho newest ideas iu
velours, scratch-ups, novelty and staple soft Hats,
Derbies and Fur Caps.
BrownlngrKing & Cq
R. S. Wilcox, Mgr.
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ORGAN IZKD JAXUAHV 'J. 10U2.
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Assets, October 1. 1UU f 51) 1,041. TO
lteserve fund, October 1, 1011 ! 408,7'JU.43
becuritics with blate Department October 1. 1011 U0J,030.UU
(To lecture Oar Iasuraaoe Coatrscta-i
Hate per thousand, age 33 (other ages In proportion), $8.73
Depository Hanks appointed 8M0.
Uctased la California, ladlaaa, lews, Kansas, Montana, Bebraska, aorta
Dakota, Oregon, tout Dakota, ISabo, Waaajjieton. Tease aaS
Wyoming, and preparing to enter rilaota end Mlehlgsa.
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he wouldn't let that crook Veep all the
swag for himself." Washington Star.
Assistant Kdi'.or Here Is an article sub
mitted by a convict In the penitentiary
who signs It merely with his prison num
ber. Kdltor-Doubtless that's his "pen"
name. Kansas City Journal.
Arthur Chapman In Denver Republican.
He caused each day. some sorrow; but
he never stopped to see
He was too Intent in being" on the
The lust of war was In him each day he
struck a blow with glee
But he never caught a victim's stifled
That he was cruel minded nobody could
For he called amassing power only
Ho wasn't harsh or brutal be didn't
mean to hurt
He was simply "looking out for Num
The world snd all upon It were blotted
from his gaze
When he heard the dally battle-call at
For him no Idle pleaslngs, no wanton,
For him no farmer's villa 'mid the
Though he dealt his blows with power,
and each had brounht a groan,
He never stopped to sigh o'er what he'd
Yet he didn't have a nature that was hard
ah building Btone
He was simply "looking out for Num
From childhood had It echoed In Ms ac
tive, fertile brain.
That slogan which he murmured in the
It blinded htm to cruelty he struck, and
Relentlessly he crushed opposslng!
He never paused or questioned, nor talked
of how or when
He saw alone his gains when set the
But It wasn't greed that spurred him o'er
a field of broken men
He was simply "looking out for Num
Cream ol Tartar
a complete boys' clothing
You Ought to
Know About Our
To be sure a great many men
so know about it, for this
I ranch of the store for men
yrows as fast as any other part
of the service. But the new
Hats for this season have a
freshness of ftyle, an individ
13th at Douglas
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