Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 17, 1911, EDITORIAL, Page 4, Image 20

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Be Mailed t laeaa. Address
will be eaaaged aa aftea aa
The king It crowned at Delhi and
democracy goes marching oa at
Surely they did cot throw any
doves of peace eggs at that Carnegie
lrall meeting.
Somebody's fingers mutt hare got
burned, the way that Dlck-to-Dick
matter waa dropped.
After all the talk of John W.
Gates' wealth. It develops that he left
but a paltry $18,600,000.
The Hyde case threatens to drive
, a good many people crasy who are
not serving on the Juries.
Of course, the average shopkeeper
favors early shopping, but he will
not prohibit late shopping.
The New York shooting girls torn
thflr hair when acquitted. What
- would they nave done If convicted?
And, In trying to enhance the
cheer of Christmas, do not entirely
forget the limits of your pocket book.
Whether Eve ranks today as one
of the greatest women of the world,
she was the "first lady of the land"
In her day. '
That bank president named Theo
dore Jennings surely ought to get
out of his trouble with that combina
tion of names. '
If that Georgia Judge who ruled
that it was a crime to kill an umpire
lived In California he would undoubt
edly be recalled." ' '
The Russian foreign minister ex
plains that Russia aimed Its ex
clusion only at the agitators. What
poor marksmanship.
The report that Attorney General
Wlckersham was seriously sick Is
denied. It probably Is some trust
that Is seriously sick.
Men may go Into business to make
money and "not for their health,"
bat that Is no reason why they
should Ignore their health.
The meat packers learned to use
every part of the pork but the squeal,
carelessly allowing some government
agents to beat them to that -
Denver got seven votes to St
Louis' one In that contest for the
republican convention. And Denver
Is only a minor league city, too.
What la the uae to eing opera In Eng
lish No American would understand
It Chicago Examiner.
Or pay his week's wsges for one
night .of it
A Nsw York woman Is suing for
divorce because . her husband went
calling In his pyjamas. What little
pretexts some folks require for ask
ing a divorce.
They seem to be hanging their
negroes in the theaters down south
bow.1 Outside poles and trees are
evidently no longer stagey enough to
give the proper dramatic setting,
i '."
James E. Wing of the tariff com
mission says people boost their own
cost cf living by not wearing last
year's clothes. Perhaps some do.
but It Is plain that Mr. Wing has not
made the rounds cf all the American
Society note In the Delhi Gatette:
.Among the prominent society leaders
present st the durbar were the Jam
of Nawansger, the Maharajah of
Rwa, the Maharajah of Owalllor,
the Rajah of Nabha, the Ma
harajah of Benares aud the Ma
harajah Caekwar of Baroda and sev
trl others equally active la the demo
cratic goverament of India. --
Profit of Manafactarinij.
Some figures have been banded
out by the United States census
bureau that are of pertinent Interest
Just at present. They deal with the
manufacturing Industries ' of the
United States and cover the year
!), for which the thirteenth cen
sus wss tsken. The report does not
consider ststlstlce for factories hav
ing products for the census year of
less than 1500, and the word
"establishment" Is used as "meaning
one or more factories, mills or plants
owned, controlled or operated by the
person, partnership, corporation or
other owner, located In the same
town or city for which one set of
books of account la kept"
The census bureau found in 1909
168,491 establishments In operation,
an Increase of 14 per cent over the
year 1904. These establishments
were capltaliied at f 18.428,370,000,
an Increase of 45 per cent. They
used material costing $12,141,291,
000. Their total payroll, salaries
and wages was $4,365,813,000. Their
miscellaneous expenses wre $1,946,
676.000. The totsl valuef products
was $20,672,052,000. Value added
by manufacture, that is, the total of
all products, less cost of materials,
wss $8,630,761,000. On this basis,
adding the payroll and miscellaneous
expense account, we find the total
cost of doing business $6,811,289,
000. Subtracting this from the value
added by manufacturing gives a
profit or $1,219,472,000. If we at
low 6 per cent on the capital stock,
which amounts to $1,105,672,200,
we And a surplus of $118,775,800, or
It ss thsn 1 per cent of the capital in
Vested In the establishments. Some
subsidiary deductions may be of In
terest, as the fact that the 790,267
salaried officials and clerks drew an
average salary of $1,117 for the
year, while the average number of
wage earners employed during the
year was 6,616,046, and their aver
age pay wag $618.
It will be apparent from thla that
the cost of labor Is not the biggest
Item In the expense of doing busi
ness, for the total payroll was but
about one-third of the cost. In
seeking the cause of the present high
cost of living It Is better to get the
facts at the outset
Soma Aspects of Chriitmai Cheer.
Ths "World's League for a Bane
Christmas" Is a unique organisation,
but It aeems to be doing some good.
Wo have bad to fight eoncertedly for
a "safe and sane Fourth of July,"
and now, ft appears, must work to
gether for a similar Christmas. It
Is a hard time we have with our
, But Christmas Is like other days
to some It has a "morning after."
It involves the danger of overdoing
and.overglvlng. This Is especially
true of many poor people, who may
be Inclined to use their hearts more
than their sound Judgments at such
times. 8uch often fall victim at this
season to the subtle charms held out
by the loan shark, and to protect
them from these wiles and their own
indulgence this league Is aiming.
Thousands of poor people are now
receiving circulars whtcb begin like
tits Christmas stocking go empty tor
lack of money. Call oa er writ us.
To all such as fall prey to these
sinister appeals eomes that bitter
"morning after." Borrowing money
at usury to give Christmas presents
makes a travesty of this glorious
fesst . People tempted thus should
stiffen their backbones and summon
the courage to say "No." There Is
enough of ordinary extravagance and
vain giving, let alone that with
such serious penalties attached.
Lead Poisoning-. -The
effect of lead poisoning con
tracted In various lines of Industry
baa become the subject of a careful
Investigation by the Department of
Commerce aad Labor. The dangers
and results from this are much more
serious aad widespread, no doubt
than generally thought of. The gov
ernment's action In going into the
subject Is a very good Indication of
Its Increasing Interest In the per
sons welfare of Its citlsens, partic
ularly those not well equipped to
give their personal safety and health
the proper attention. It Is one phase
of paternalism which surely will not
be criticised.
Twenty-three of the twenty-five
white lead factories In the United
States have come under this offlclsl
Inspection and 858 rates of leal pois
oning were found, sixteen of which
resulted In desth In sixteen months.
But not only Is the dsnger preva
lent In the white lead factorlee; It
exists also In china and earthenware
factories, in printing offices, type
foundries, smelters, coach bullling
plants, and paint and color manu
factories, of course.
The remarkable Improvement
wrought In such places In England
la strong encouragement to our gov
ernment For Instance, only sev
enteen rssee of this sort have been
discovered among British printers
la tsn years, as a result of the vig
ilant work done by the Inspectors of
the government The Department
of Commerce and Labor, through
Commissioner Nelll, baa promul
gated aa elementary campaign of
education along this line and In Its
circulars such precautions as these
Sre foundj First, carefully Instruct
the employee in the dangers it the
'poisoning; cleanliness of the work
shop and the worker, ample washing
j appliances, hot and cold water;
: dustproof machinery where possible.
respirators where dust abounds, no
eating of lunch In the workshop ex
cept where the most scrupulous care
can be taken.
Our government Is getting started
at this splendid work a little late,
but It Is starting with a will. It
has found that cases of tuberculosis
have come from lead poisoning and
it proposes to give this phase of the
situation especial attention. It
probably will geek some remedies In
legislation, of which there Is ss yet
lack, but above all, it will Insist on
Its campaign of education among
workers to school them In the haz
ard and the possible means of avoid
ing the same 'n their occupation.
Unreit and Prog-reis.
A great deal has been said re
cently concerning the unrest which
marks the life of nations. Uneasi
ness Is manifest In all directions.
Apparently satisfactory conditions
sre being broken up. The social
strata are being upheaved and the
whole face of affairs Is being altered
so rapidly at times that the changes
are almost kaleidoscopic. So gen
eral Is the disturbance and so wide
spread tg effects that It la needless
to particularise. No matter which
way one turns, the game spectacle of
changing social, political and eco
nornto conditions are confronted.
This situation may frighten timid
souls or displease those who sre tem
porarily prosperous, but the unrest
Is the best possible indication that
progress In all directions Is being
made. Content Implies stagnation,
and atsgnatlon presages death. The
history of civilization Is a continual
succession of these waves of social
unrest Every step forward taken
by man In his npward progress has
come from the pushing necessity of
escaping from the disturbances that
surround his daily existence. It is
born from the ambition of the Indi
vidual to do more and be more than
those around him. It Is the desire
to accomplish, to create, to achieve
the divine leaven working in man's
nature. Its stimulus Is Imperative.
It Is opposed at all times to settled
conditions. When the unrest shall
have passed It will be because the
goal has been reached because
there Is nothing more for man to do.
and the night-time of all life Is at
hand. But so long as man In his
Imperfect condition Is set against an
unequal struggle with the forces of
nature, while the spark of divinity
sbtnes within him, will be be goaded
with the unrest that leads him to dis
turb and break up bis environment
for the purpose of gain It g something
better, something more worthy, for
himself and the race. 1
8oclal unrest may have a disquiet
ing Influence on those who believe
they have an advantage In things as
they are, but they must concede to
the rest of mankind the right to
change. Social unrest Is simply a
forerunner of social progress.
Lo, the Poor Indian.
Not so very long ago we were ac
customed to hear earnest speakers
refer In terms of pathetic eloquence
to the Indian as a vanishing race.
We were told that contact with the
white man had bad a baneful Influ
ence on the noble character of the
untutored savage and that be was
being swept away by the devastating
vices be had acquired through his
communication with the pale face.
Our popular lore was full of pleasant
little anecdotes which denoted' the
loftlnees of the redskin's character,
sn l the baseness of the white man,
who practiced toward him only cruel
deception and ruthless, wanton
. And now comes the census man,
with an array of Incontrovertible
figures, and shows us that more In
dians are living In the country today
than ten years ago. and that In
twenty years the Indian population
has actually Increased by a little
more than 7 per cent. Alongside of
this ts the Information (mm the In
dian bureau that the Sioux on the
great Pine Ridge and Rosebud reser
vation In South Dakota have become
self-sustaining; that Instead of rais
ing scalps, the ssvages who followed
Red Cloud. Spotted Tall. Iron Shirt.
American Horse, Gall and Roman
Nose, and the other great savages of
the tribe who danced the ghost dance
for Sitting Bull, and who have deco
rated many pares of lurid romance,
are now tillers of the soli and keep
era of flocks and herds. They have
graded railroads and built school
bouses snd done other things of
service to humanity and themselves
In ways so decorous and seemly that
they may be said to be fairly Bt for
all the duties the United 8tatea gov
ernment Imposes upon its cltixens.
Twenty-one yesrs ago the last
serious disturbance among the Sioux
was In progress. The ghost dance
was the Inspiration; the complaint
concerning rations was the pretext
Several thousand troops of the
United States forces and two. regi
ments of Nebraska's cltlxen soldiery
confronted the Sioux nation in arms,
and the massacre at Wounded Knee
was the culmination of a disturbance
that la now Impossible. The progress
made by these Indians in twenty
years almost passes understanding.
Twenty-one years sgo they were but
little advaoced beyond the conditions
of the etone age. In which they were
found by the discoverers of America.
They, had substituted steel for stone
Implements; they were using rifles
Instead of bows and arrows, but their
tribal habits and customs were the
same. Efforts at civilization had
failed, and one eminent man, who
had great experience through close
contact with them, gave it as his
conclusion that the American Indian
could no more be domesticated than
could the grizzly bear or the eagle.
Yet a firm, progressive policy by the
government broadly conceived and
generously carried out, hag changed
all these conditions, and the rJloux
Indian now stands by right on his
own feet
What has been done on the Pine
Ridge and Rosebud reservation will
be done elsewhere. The Indian Is
not a vanishing race, but a race that
I? Increasing. Its horizon has been
broadened through the beneficent In
fluence of the white man's civiliza
tion. The Indian has surely been
lifted from a state of savagery to en
lightenment and will live to "iaugh
as we do now" at "Lo, the poor
Reipectiny the Foreifner.
The Kansas City Star recently
quoted Dr. Arthur Smith, a Congre
gational missionary of thirty years'
experience In China, as saying that
the people and officials of the United
States needed to learn the lesson of
being respectful to foreigners who
come to their shores. He complains
that we are grossly disrespectful In
the nlcknamea.jRre apply to them,
such as "Chinks," "Japs," "Bo
hunks," "Dagos," and the like.
Well, perhapg there Is something
In that; perhaps we might be less
jocular with these newcomers. But
has Dr. Smith ever noticed how well
these aliens get on in spite of this
"disrespectful" treatment? Has he
ever observed bow little the teasing
seems to affect their ability to ac
quire our language and our money,
to get hold of paying businesses and
build commodious homes and be
come prominent citizens of their com
munities? Evidently, after all, It
makes little difference to them what
they are called on landtng, just so
they get an equal chance with the
natives. Not much to ask? Possibly
not, but more than they would get
In any other country, their own not
Oh, there is not so much to com
plain of in our treatment of these
newcomers A " lot of them never
know what they are being called until
they can understand our language,
anyway, and by then they are
such , good, prosperous .'. Americans
they don't care. They laugh and
pass the Joke on to some of the newer
newcomers. Bo long as people may
come from any part of the globe
and get the same kind of a chance
to live in America aa the native-1
born American gets, they are not
going to worry much over what they
are dubbed at the docks where they
land. It is very difficult, In the light
of what foreign-America Is and
stands for, to agree with Dr. Smith
In the plaint that what Americans
most: need to learn la how to treat
Fih School "Frets."
Rabbi Wise, one of the leading
thinkers In this country, has come
out in unequivocal condemnation of
the Oreek letter fraternity In the
high school. "H Is the foe of learn
ing," he says. "When we ( become
alive to the menace of them and
sensible to our own power, the high
school Greek letter fraternities will
speedily pass. They are unfraternal,
but they are Greek In the magnifying
of the arts of pleasure."
Of course, it Is a travesty on frater
r.allsm to call these societies by that
name, especially as they are con
ducted In high schools, and we have
the word of such men as President
Bchurman of Cornell that their Influ
ence and effect In colleges and uni
versities Is equally subversive of any
thing altruistic in Its tendencies. In
their spirit and their active operation
these "frats" breed class factionalism
and prejudice, fostering the very ele
ments most Inimical to the principles
of our democratic system of public
education. No child's mind In Its
formative stage Is equal In resisting
force to the baleful predellctlons of
thla thing.
But Its condemnation need not rest
upon any but the most practical basis.
Rsbbl Wise simply says the frater
nity ts the "foe to learning." Thst
ts enough. Thst puts It out of all
consideration as a part of high school
life. And Rabbi Wise Is taking no
arbitrary stand on this proposition.
He Is supported by the most advanced
thinkers among our educators today.
It ts sn exceedingly good thing to
have the weight of such men's wis
dom and Influence thrown publicly
on the aide of education and against
those things that hurt and hinder It.
But these educators should hsve the
co-operation of parents to make their
efforts thoroughly effective.
Tlaae'a Cairtoaa faeaara.
Kanraa City Star. .
Senator Tillman waa welcomed bach In
the senate aa "on of the rapidly diaap
pearlng group of strong figure In the old
achuol of atatearaen." How time doea
fly. It seems only a few years ago that
Tillman waa regarded as aa Innovation
In the senate.
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"DEC. IT. I ,..e 1
Thirty Years Ago
A meeting of the Board of Trade con'
ilnued discussion of the proposed Cham
t-er of Commerce building, and alao the
janquet already planned. A committee
o make final arrangements for the ban
quet consisted of Messrs. J. C. Alien, C.
W. Mead. P. E. Her, C. F. Goodman, C.
C. House!, P. J. McShane and Charles
The Douglas County Agricultural so
ciety meeting at Justice Powell's office
waa organised with the following of
ftoersi B. T. Mount, president: Henry
Bloke, vice president; 3. 1. Brown, treas
urer; George N. Crawford, secretary;
Oeorg Oelaton, George Can field, I M.
Ream and T. Redmond board of man
Colonel D. B. Houck received news of
a fatal accident to his brother, Oeorg A.
Houck, a freight conductor on the Penn
sylvania railroad.
Mas Meyer A Brother, Jewelers, take
up a whole page ad In The be to an
iwer the question. "What shall I buy for
a Christmas present T"
A young mountaineer standing six feet
eight and one-half Inches In his stock
ings was one of the paeaengers on No. 4
this morning.
Plmpeon Oaborn Is now driver of the
pioneer hook and ladder truck, Jim
O'Brien having resigned to accept a
poaltlon In the Union Pacific shops.
Articles of Incorporation of the Llnlnger
A Metcalf company were filed with capital
stock of $100,000 by these Incorporators:
O. W. LJnlnger, J. M. Metoalf, Thomas C.
Metcalf, H. P. Devalon and C. M. Linln
ger. Mis Lucy Oennes of Tlpillftntl. Mich.,
Is visiting her sinter. Mrs. C. E. Tost.
Mrs. Minnie Megeath Is In Cheyenne
visiting her sister, Mrs. Lieutenant Rob
Twenty Years Ago
A farewell reception was given Rev. A.
W. Lamar, pastor of Plrat Baptist church.
who has resigned to leave the city. Mr.
Dlmlck sang a solo and V. O. Btrlckler
made a brief talk, presenting a gold
watch from the members of th church.
Jame Kelly beheld a man crawling
through a window of the American Bten
ell company' tore and notified the
janitor the.t a burglar was In the build
ing. Kelly posted himself at the win
dow while the Janitor ransacked the
stor. The burglar repaid Mr. Kelly for
hi vigilance with a sound thump on the
head and then made hi escape. He had a
pal and, th two got away in the dark
Sergeant Jackson, colored, of the Sixth
eavarly. was placed on trial In the fed
eral court before Judge Dundy on th
charge of manslaughter, being ' for the
killing of an Intoxicated soldier, one
Donovan, who persisted In aggravating
th sergeant while he was trying to sub
due him at the fort. ,
John Rush confirmed th report that
he would become prominently Identified
with th Nebraska Saving bank.
The North Omaha Musical club met at
th home of Miss Chase. Twenty-third
and Burt streets. In th afternoon.
Mr. J. L. Harrl and children left for
th south, where they went to spend th
Th woman of All Saints' Eplaoopal
church served a luncheon In the Ramge
Ten Years Ago
Mis Bertha Louis Mansfield and Mr
Harry Edward Perktn. Bait Lake City
were married at th home of Mrs. Wi:
Ham Carpented, 90 Lake street, ail
left at once for their future home ' I
Portland, Or. w
Mis Swansberg gave a luncheon I.
honor of Miss Brookings of Red land
Cel.. and Mis Bennett of Tacoma, Wash,
with these a her guests: Miss Brook
Inge, Bennett, Webster. Law, Peck, Edlti.
Smith. Allen, Cotton, McCllntock, Ileum
Charles Kountse. Cowglll, Oeorg Palnu
and Harry Wilklns.
Harry D. Bton and Miss Estelle Y
Black were married at th bom of tin
bride' parent, tin Webster street, b.
Rev. C. N. Dawson.
Th Carpenter Paper company file.'
articles of Incorporation for 1400.000 capita
stock, held by Isaae W. Carpenter, Wl
Ham O. Carpenter. J. Frank CarpenUi
und James A. Carpenter.
Plans are completed by the Board of
Fire and Police Commissioners to add
nln policemen to th fore and much
needed apparatus to th flre-flghtliu
facilities of th olty.
Taxation and Insurance were discussed
at th Commercial club" meeting and a
committee of these men u appointed to
prei-ent th matter of taxation from the
club's standpoint to th city council: K
O. M oOllton. W. a Wright, John Bteele.
Luther Kountse, Euclid Martin,
These victim of th extreme cold weie
reported dead: Thomas Jefferson, col
ored, porter In a saloon at Twentieth an'),
UaateUar streets; George H. Rhodes. o
lector for the Singer Manufacturing co n
paay, found stuplfled la Rlvervlew pari
in th forenoon by Charles Andei-Kon
keeper of the park: Frits Helts, a labor, r
found drunk under th Douglas tre i
t rldge at I a. m.
1 1 1
People Talked About
AU Joy riding restrictions are sus
pended when King Santa hlu the road.
To avoid the shock of not getting what
you are looking for, fashion an insinuat
ing oalfydll (or the rltjht party. The
deft touch niakea for the prise.
Capturing the republican national ton
ven dun without a Strug) haa so stltl
ened the Culvago apine that looal tallois
have luuuchcd ui "no-culn, nj-eoat" sys
tem. Th ancient atory about Buffalo Uli.
running for th United State senate tu
Artsona ha taken a spurt In It effort
to overtake th colonel' farewell an
Th rasa with which Klng-Emperm
George shifted th Indian capital from
L'aicuit to Delhi la enough to make
Charley Haskell of Oklahoma sob out
.out! for a regal wand.
A poker game with marked cards and
a pistol guarding the pot has given elaaa
society a eever Joli at fvewport, K. 1
fc.xliaord.nary are needed there to
prevent ennui btcoiulng ciironlc.
Th Hooaler national comnUlleema.
who tbtnka It la all oft for repubacana In
Indiana, according to the IndlanapelU
New, has abandoned hla effort lo ob
tain a remunerative federal position thu
aa not within hla reach. What awfu
pain an unsatisfied appetlt provoke!
Washington Port: The Rev. Billy Sun
day has converted a Kansas editor, which
at last make It easy to understand hi
figure on the high cost of salvation.
Cleveland Leader: A Boston pastor de
sire that the b element of his ehuroh
shall be converted Into a "courting par
lor.' Something must have happened to
th rear pew.
Houston Poatt To th men and religion
forwardlsts: Ton bave not don your
share In this world until you have done
all that you con. This I th Master's
measure of your duty and you will be
classified with the cheap skate and
short norsee If you fall short of thla
St. Louis Republic: A suburban church
ha mad a remarkable record for th
last year, during which It has had no
pastor. It haa grown and prospered a
never before. This simple recipe I worth
a trial by a few other churche bar and
there which have never realized what was
th matter with them.
Baltimore American: Surface Chris
tianity got a sever Jolt from th pagan
Indian chief who spoke for the pagan
faith because professor ot the Chris
tian belief shook his faith In their sin
cerity by warring with on another. His
misfortune was In sticking to th old,
primitive idea that practice ehould be
In accord with precept.
Samson was sound asleep when he lost
his strength.
The broader the way the ewaller the
crowd walking In It.
Disappointment Is one ot the Lord's
beat pruning knives.
Faith Is trust with Its ecat oft and
Its sleeves rolled up.
The fir and the goll never quite
understand each other.
Theology has kept more people out ef
heaven than It ever put Into It.
The wages of sin 1 death,' even If
th sinner doe pay big pew rent
Oray hair and wrinkles may come, but
a happy heart is always young.
The love men have for little sins ts
th same devils have for big ones.
Prove that Moses made no mistakes
and you prove that he was not a man.
Th world la always Saying, "Come tip
higherl" to the man who la getting there.
Good men are hated because their live
make bad men ashamed of themselves.
The man who leans on somebody els
will sooner or later find himself In Ut
The man who is not helping anybody
out of the ditch Is helping somebody to
tall into it.
If men bad to be Judged by men to
determine their fitness for heaven, angels
would weep.
If a preacher haa so much work that
he can't find time to pray, he Is trying
to do more than the Lord wants him
to do.
Ideal of tb. Staadpat.
Baltimore American.
An American Turk who went back to
his native land to establish an tee plant
had to undergo a crusade of opposition
on the ground that for men to tnak lo
waa to usurp th function of God. Some
civilised crusade against progress have
about aa much foundation in common
senee aa this of th effete cast.
Scream from the Goddess.
Louisville Courier-Journal.
Great Jehosephat! Is the sense ot
humor dead? The Nobel peace prise goes
to a man who founded an institute of
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Papillion Interurban line terminal, j
"Ha our friend the motorman decided
on a name for hla baby glri yetr
"Tea, and It's a very appropriate one."
"What la UT"
"Car line." Boston Transcript.
"H married the girl he flrat saw dry
ing tier hair In her back yard."
"Lov at first sight, ehr
"Not much, lie never knew It waa
th sunt glrL"
"Do eing something. Mr. Howler."
"It s rather Late and er perhaps th
"Oh, never mind th neighbor. They
poisoned our dogs last week." Baltimore
"What waa th verdict of that lad;.'
"That th defendant waa wearing a
fright of a hat, and that her gown did
not flL" Kansas City Journal.
"Th lawyer who asked me no many
queetlona were very rude In hi manner."
"He's noted for bis roughness. '
"But they told me thla case waa beln?
tried In a civil court 'boston Tranacilpt,
I utwtaratjuid vnnr arrandfaihnr left vnu
I a vwiuabl chicken farm."
"Tea, but I soon get rid of It.
"1 at the chicken." Cleveland Plain
"Tou can take that ax and get up an
appetite for a little dinner," aald the
tarmer' wife.
"Lady." replied Meandering Mike,
what I waa apply In' tur waa food; not
physical culture, 'Washington Star.
"Did that patient you wer telllnu me
about respond to your treatment?" asked
the doctor s neighbor.
";' replied a physician. "I've
KAnt him fmit Kin. .1--... v
sutewnin. -.-jr. -.era
Small : Brother-Are you going to marry
siesiwr KutnT
Caller Wby-er-I really don't know, you
Small Brother That's what I thought
Weil, you r. Life.
"What's thla T m ..... ..I
uvu. nwub JUUI
Jr0tl.r...wlfl e"nttTy h discharging the
cook?" asks the neighbor.
"Well, by Jinks," explains the man. "I
oould stand for almost anything, but
when that cook tried to soften some
smoked herring by putting them In my
new humidor over night I had to assert
my rights." Chicago Post.
i i. i.i r
What's become o Santy Claua 'at uuo' te
come to town
An' scrape th' chimney soot all off whet
he waa slldln down,
An' tan' ther In th' fl-erplac where
ashes had grown cold
Bo's you could ace his shoe-track with-
out ever betn told? I
H use' to come an' find our Btockln'a
hangln' In a row
An give you little but enough
A long time ago!
Use to read th' piece about "Th" Night
Before." an all,
An' watch th.' shadders chase 'emseives
oil ud an' down th' wall.
Art' knowed his relnderr all by name, an'
xnowea jusi now ne a look
Because we had his plcter on th' cover o"
th' book)
What' become o Santy Claua the on
we knowed was so
Who cracked his whip an' hollered loud,
A long time ago?
. l
'Msmber how your father use' to say ba
wouldn't oome
'Less you would be mighty good? An
you est for a drum.
An' little slater for a doll an' he brought
It to her!
An' how hi coat an' pant was all mad
out o neavy iur.
An' how hla alefgh could slide along an'
never mark the snow?
A long time ago.
Git to thinkln' of him, an' to wlshln'
wra go ttacK
To wher' a boy was happy with a yetler
Jnmpln' Jack,
An' wher th Christmas sperrit was a
snerrlt born o' Jor
That grew out o' th' little things he gave
m gin or ooy.
Wleht w had a fl-erplace like that I
use to know
An Santy Claua th one that come
a long time ago'
National Bank,