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Merry Christmas to all.
" On earth peace, good will
See that yon spoil no child's fancy
thla da or tho' next. '
Well, the, weatherman did his part
toward a white Christmas.
Wore you one of those who got to
the store just as it was closing?
Now, Santa Claus, be a good fellow
and open your heart to poor .old
Mr. Mabray refers to It as "play."
Yes, in which some displayed very
little skill. ,
Hussla seems to be trying to bear
our patience In threatening to bull
the tariff agreements.
The t)es Moin.es Capital says Iowa
needs better dirt roads. So do all
progressive western states.
. It is not necessary to burn . the
house with tho candles in order to
have a hot time Christmas.
Russia says it Is sure the action of
the United States was "unfounded."
Very well, then, it goes that way.
It seems like casting pearl before
swine to resort to diplomacy in deal
ing with some nations, one especially.
One thing fwlth all this fine ad
vcrtlslng, young Mr. Shuster should
have little difficulty landing another
When every other mark of fame
has departed from him, Joe Bailey
will be remembered as the man who
saved Lor I raer's bacon.
A New York man is said to have
dropped (lead just after reading the
false report that the New York Sun
would support La Follette.
Now Senator lleyburn can say, "I
told you to go slow with Russia."
The trouble Is, going slow in his
nomenclature often means not going
A Pittsburgh paper boasts that
"there is no city in Pittsburgh's
class." How about old Sodom, or
mnst the comparison be confined to
The United States supreme court
has amended its rules and reduced
the cost of litigation. That may ena
ble the underpaid lawyers to tack on
a little to their fees.
The. deluge of proposals of mar
ilage w hich "have swamped the Den
ver waiter girl must convince even
the casual that thrift Is one of the
qualities sought in a wife.
The packers want the court to dis
miss their case without trial on the
ground that the government has
failed to make out a case against
them. That's what they all say.
it would not have been diplomacy
at all for us to have abrogated the
treaty by Bulger's plan, for Webster
nays diplomacy is "the use or skill
and denterlty to secure advantages."
Are we getting back to the early
ideal of the "office seeking the man"
in Kebraska? Here is Br'er Met
calfe forced to run for governor by
the demand of a lot of admirers, and
Sballenberger, tif whom. none would
have suspected It, importuned by the
vox popull to shy his Senatorial cas
tor into the ring, and Chris Cruenther
kicked by the boot of fate Into .the
rovornor.hlp contest. Oh, those Jiin
oiTsts are a shrewd lot of politicians.
Next to Christmas, Itself, the hap
pleat time of youth Is on Chrlhtmaa
eve. All of today the home will be
a-flutter with palpitating expectancy,
accentuated as night draws on. "this
will be the one night In the year
when ft will not be hard to gl the
littlo folks to bed, however rllfilctilt
It may he to get them to sleep. The
mmo gnswlng anxiety that will put
them to bed will keep them awake
until they have been warned a num
ber of times that unless the close
their eyes and get quiet old rianta
M ill not come.
Tho home that has known nono of
this has missed just enough of HM's
sweetness to make It lack something
essential. Afid progmatists, who
would disillusion childhood of the
beautiful Santa Claus fancy, would
be put to it for defense on Christmas
eve In a home full of children, firing
on your fir tree and your tinsel, your
toys and your goodies, your colored
candles and your images of the good
Saint Nick, himself, and lay the glor
ious plot for tho rapturo of yojng
hearts in the morning.
The home on Christmas eve Is, In
deed, a happy home where such as
this goes on. And the father and
tho mother, big sister and brother,
get just os much joy out of it nil as
does the little sleeping victim of '.he
sweet conspiracy up there in his
trundle bed. No, no, don't tell him
there is no Santa Claus. He would
hate you If you did, until he got old
enough 'to know for himself, and
then he would pity you for your piti
less lack of poetry in your soul. Life
Is barren enough now of such im
agery; it cannot spare this peerlcsi
The Dates it Cattle Garden.
A noted Nebraska orator used to
Indulge in an oratorical flourish to
the effect that "the gates of Castle
Garden never swing outward." He
sought to convoy the impression that
here tho prospect was so inviting that
once a native of a foreign country
had set his foot on these y blessed
shores no temptation could ever lure
him back across the ocean. A change
has come over the spirit of the
dream, however, and we find that the
gates of Castle Garden have swung
outward. Not only this, but a con
siderable stream of humanity has
flowed through that portal outward
bound. The records kept at lllis
Island ahow that for the year just
closing the departures are more than
half the total arrivals, and that the
incoming stream was scanty.
The change in condition may be
accounted for in many ways. The in
crease in arrivals is doubtless due to
the fact that the labor market for the
last year baa been such as did not
call for the importation of very many
workers. The departures may be
similarly accounted for, on the
ground that many laborers from Eu
rope have found themselves tem
porarily out of employment, and be
lieve that It is cheaper to return to
their European homes, thare to await
the call of the employer rather than
to spend their period of idleness in
this country, where living costs more,
even at their low standard. The de
velopment of transportation has
made it an easy matter for these mi
gratory laborers to troes and recross
the ocean as the demand for their
services rises or falls.
Nothing in the condition affecting
immigration figures, based on third
class passengers only, which are dealt
with in the report, need be taken
aeriously as illustrating the loss of
attraction In America for the thrifty
and industrious of the old world.
While the United States , can no
leuger offer the inducement of froo
farms, and other almllar bounty,
there la still such opportunity wait
iJB for all that it will be a lon time
before the gates at Castle Garden are
permanently opened outward.
Schools at Social Centers.
Chicago has decided to use its pub
lic school buildings as centers of
social lUe 'and, it is said, the di
rectors "will try to attract children
ofr the streets" to these places of en
tertainment and amusement , where
evil Influences will not.be encoun
tered. Without criticising the wis
dom of this movement, which Is
being agitated a good deal the coun
try over, one must be struck with
the goneral principle involved, that
of introducing one more outside
method of reaching tie children.
Our people are constantly devising
some public scheme for the improve
ment of child life. It at once sug
gests a serious situation in the
home. The home is the utiit of
aot'lety, yet it takes all sorts of
artlficlul stimuli to revive, or keep
alive, that unity and get it to per
form its natural function. Every such
movement Is an implication of weak
ness, of the breaking down, of thla
Integer. However laudable and
commendable any or all of these
outside Influences may prove to be.
tbey cannot possibly hide the fact
that something is radically wrong
within the unit of society or all
this effort from without would not
be necessary. It may all denote a
fine tone of publio spirit and civic
pride and a feeling of mutual re
sponsibility and all that, but it
surely shows tbst the home is fail
ing in ita gravest function.
Sometimes ft appears that there
are too many of these artificial
fnrres at work to save the child, thnt
their multiplicity and activity tend
to impress the home with n depre
ciated sense of Its responsibility, or
to confuse It and the child. Millions
of homes need no such gratuitous
aid, but it Is only too true that mil
lions ef ethers do, so that it would
seem to be the highest function our
philanthropists could perform to
raise the standard of efficiency of
the home. In no other way, we
venture, will the standard of the
child be satisfactorily ralsel. Get
all parents to see clearly enough the
weight of their duty to their children
and to society in general and we
shall not need so much of this moni
tor work by public organizations.
There is too much' of the feeling
among some folks that the way to
bring up children is to throw the
check rein over their heads and turn
them loose upon the neighbors. This
is what some regard as "taking life
easy," but it leads up to- a hard life
for tho child, or the parent, or the
neighbor, or all some day, In very
Proceeding, perhaps', on the theory
that It Is not seemly that tho blind
should lead the blind because of the
danger that both may fall Into the
ditch, executive officers in various
purts of the country are exhibiting
remarkable activity In an effort to
acquire practical experience that
their people may be benefited. We
find one going Into the market place
to dispose of potatoes, poultry and
other provender, that the hucksters
and merchants about them may ac
quire the habit of dealing Justly and
leniently with those who purchase
from them for their home consump
tion. Another executive immures
himself In a prison cell over night
that he may be able on the morrow
to state from his 'own personal ex
perience that the way of the trans
gressor is hard, and, supported by
this first-hand knowledge, make sug
gestions for such remedial steps as
will soften the couch and brighten
the path of those who, because of
some moral obliquity, are tempora
rily aequesrated and cut off from free
Intercommunication with their fellow
Other hlgh-browed, warm-hearted
philanthropists, elevated to positions
of authority, have indulged in vari
ous stunts for the purpose of better
ing the conditions of life to what
gpod purpose we may not at this time
know. The great Haroun el Raachid
achieved much for the oppressed of
Bagdad by slipping around in dis
guise, and Hiawatha "lived, and
tolled and suffered that the tribes of
man may prosper." So who will say
that Governor Hooper's night in a
prison cell shall not be fraught with
much of brightness for future occu
pants pf the Tennessee penitentiary?
And is there not reason to hope that
the green grocers and butchers of In
dianapolis may yet follow the pre
cept's and practice of Mayor Shank?
And, this being admitted, why shaH
we not hope that the beneflclent re
sults may spread, 'so that through the
length and breadth of the land we
may all, every one, without distinc
tion as to race, sex or creed, share in
the triumph of good following on
these executive examples of devotion
to duty? .
Woman is now excluded from
few desirable fields of occupation. In
this country. She has equal chances
with man when her tastes and
wishes are taken into consideration.
She is doing as well In a business
way as she Is socially, and she has
been making some gains in her ac
quisition of political rights of late.
Religiously, of course, her opportu
nities match those of roan. So that
altogether, woman In America en
joys in substantially limitless meas
ure the blessings of liberty and prog
ress. Women of all western coun
tries enjoy about aa many such
blessings as they desiro or need.
One of the distinguishing features
of ,western civilisation has always
been the place it gave woman. In
contradistinction, the woman of the
east has been , denied the sim
plest rights of culture. Paganism
holds the woman In the bonds of
ignorance and vicious custom. And
where paganism has relented at all
and admitted woman to the enjoy
ment of larger liberties with man,
ia where the power of western civ
ilization has forced It to. . The prog
ress of the oldest empires in the
orient today la largely gauged by
what Is being done for woman.
It la inconceivable, therefore, that
any western woman should ever think
of adopting any of the social cults,
or systems, or religious fanaticisms
of the far east, which for so many
centuries did nothing for the ori
ental woman but hold her in cruel
subjection. Yet In the United States
many xt these pagan cults have
gained a footing and are Increasing
in numbers, obtaining their recruits
chiefly from women. It Is said this
erase sprung from the Congress of
Religions at the Chicago World'a
fair in 1893, which brought together
priests and princes of all the vari
ous systems of benighted paganism,
and these agents of Mohammedan
Ism and other "Isms," of the sun
worshipers and the like, found a
fertile field for planting the Feeds
of their cult in American society.
They were petted snd feted by some
of this society, and, aa a magazine
writer recently described It, they
found it much more comfortablo to
sit on downy divans In elegant Amer
ican homes -(ban on the bare
ground In eastern tents. They liked
the petting, so they stayed, many
of them. Today they have mosques
and temples In different cities and
sre making a paying thing out of
"What," nsks an American
woman in the orient, "has paganism
that the western woman wants?"
The eastern woman who has been
lifted out of It probably would ask
the same question. Here Is one of
tho dangers of being a faddist.
It it Lip Service T
The other day In congress a mem
ber arose and began hlnspeech thus:
I have no prepared or set apeech, and I
ahall thcreforo ak your kind tndulsence
to permit me to exprcas to you whatever
thought the Inspiration of the moment
may give me for utterance and In what
ever language, good or bad, that may
come to my Hps for expreaslon.
A speech comprising more than
two pages of the Congressional
Record followed. This suggests the
old idea that there Is much more
talking in congress than is really
essential to the country's needs.
This member thought he said so
that his constituents would expect
him to speak on the pending meas
ure and, while he did not seem to
have anything urgent to say, he yet
felt that his duty to them called for
No wonder that in the Sixty-first
congress more than 40,000 bills were
Introduced. No wonder the late ex
tra session was so unduly prolonged.
No wonder the Congressional Record
is considered dull reading, most of
it. It is exceedingly doubtful if
many members represent constitu
ents who i expect unnecessary lip
service of them. Soma of the most
effective and influential men who
ever sat in'the halls of congress wero
seldom on their feet to epjrak.
As a rule, the speech that is made
up of "whatever -thoughts the inspi
ration of the moment may give for
utterance" is not Imperatively
needed; to shape national legislation.
What it Success ?
Too many persons consider money
and the ability to get it the essential
and sole measure of success. They
could scarcely be more mistaken. If
that were true, this would be a sor
did existence we are whiling away.
It that were true, success would be
a futile chase, indeed. Where would
it begin, with what degree of wealth?
.Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rock
efeller may fairly be considered
wealthy men by any rule of reckon
ing, yet both testify that what happi
ness they enjoy was not gained as a
result of their wealth, and that, in
fact, genuine happiness Is not to be
had with such sums of money as they
Fortunately, the money test is not
society's rule for computing success,
no more today than during Abraham
Lincoln's day. The old world will
roll on in its eager pursuit for the
dollar, of course, and it must for eco
nomic, if no other reasons, but it can
never shut out of the gallery of fame
the man who has contributed useful
service through a lifetime to the sum
of humanity's benefactions, whether
he had wealth or not. With no dis
paragement or wealth, it should be
borne In every mind ever so often
that the most impecunious may be
the most successful, and that success
does not necessarily have to be iden
tified with some notable service. The
most humble may be the most valua
Doing the task In band the best
one's powers permit, with justice to
one's fellow man and an eye single
to the nobility of toll, Is success. Ir
respective of the wage or emolument,
and that Is not to say that every man
has not the right to acquire all the
money legitimately that he can, Only
he should be careful to make money
his servant and not his master. A
happy, useful, upright life that re
spects duty of self and obligations of
Others is as successful a life as one
needs. Often too little stress is laid
on the potency of helpful influence.
John BIgelow died during the
week at the age of 95. He remained
a big man to the last. He began his
public career during tho days of Mar
tin Van Buren, and in politics, diplo
macy and letters grew to the stature
of greatness in a period of great
men. The tenacity with which he
clung to his work and to the interest
in the common things of life marked
htm alwaya as a man of the people,
and yet in his powers of excellence
he went above the average rank.
John Blgelows are by no means nu
Harvard university sent two broth
ers across the continent afoot, one on
a vegetable and the other on a meat
diet, and because the vegetarian
gained eight pounds and the other
three, vegetables aro pronounced
more strength-giving than meat. But,
reverting to a broader tcct, we find
that the strongest races, physically
and mentally, have been thoae that
ate much meat. Local conditions
might vitally influence any personal
Thirty Years Ago
This Chrlatmaa eve wltneaaed many
Pleaaant fireaentatlon events. At the city
hall aa the policemen gathered in change
watches Judge irneka presented Mayor
Boyd on behalf of the Police Tertart
ment with an elegant gold Inlaid Maaonlc
emblem, and- to Marshal Angetl a pair of
gold sleeve buttons with tho Initial "A."
The mayor turned tables on Judge Hen
eka by presenting him with a similar
pair of sleeve buttons engraved with the
Initial ' B." Deputy Marahal McClure
Crew a cigar holder. Court OfHcer Sulli
van a pen and holder, and each member
of the police force a box of cigar.
August Decht. chief clerk at the mili
tary headquarters, waa made the re
cipient of a handsome gold chain, with
onyx and gold charm attached, with a
tsrd Indicating beat wishes from the gen
eral service clerk and meeaengrs.
Peter Karrell, fiwema'n of the brick
layers on the Orand Central, was pre
sented with an elegant gold chain by the
bricklayers In Ma employ. Mr. H. If.
Hlgley made the presentation, the other
members of the committee being 1). C.
Qondloa, William Michael and John and
The Indies at the telephone office re
ceived about thirty pondx of candy from
numerous frlendx, whoao acquaintance
they had made over the wires.
Kach member of the firm of A. CruicU
shank & Co., was caned with a gold
headed stock from their forty-five em
ployes, who afterward adjourned to
Wlrth's restaurant, where they enjoyed
an excellent, super at the expense of the
Miss Tina McCheane, of the Central
school toolt home a hHndsome Spanish
lace scarf as a Christmas token from her
Captain Marah Is superintending the
construction of a ship canal from Hoyd'a
opera house to the poatofflce corner.
The public schools ati closed until
Tuesday, January 3.
Mr. and Mrs. Qoodman at Pnrk Wilde
avenue and Pierce streets lost their
-y ear-old son, John.
Twenty Years Ag
Burglars entered the commiBHion house
of R. Bingham & Ron at night, but got
Mr. Alexander H. Metzel and Miss Ella
M. Stoll wre united In marriage by Uev.
W. J. Hureha In tho evening at tho home
of Mr! and Mrs. Charles J. Caswell, 8011
Pacific street. It was quite a social
event. Thone present were Mr. and Mrs.
Caswell, Miss Gertrude Caswell. Sirs. S.
A. Knight, Captain and Mrs. H. K.
Palmer, Mr. Oeorge H.. Palmer, Mies
Clara Palmer. Mr. J. M. Richards, Miss
Maude RIchardH, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bln
ney. Miss EllzabeXh Hreckenrldge. Miss
Pugh, Miss Jennie Pugh, MtsrJulla New
comb, Miss Clara Duval. Mr. W. W. Mit
chell, Mr. John W. Ivers and Mr. Guy
One of the bright events of Chrlstrhas
eve was the little dancing party slven by
Mater Joe Barker at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Barker on For
est Hill. Among the little folk present
were Masters Burns. Brown, Rurnham,
Caldwell, Coffman. M. Clark. G. Clark,
Cowln. Colpetxer, R. Connell. W.
Doherty, D, Doherty, Doane, Davenport,
Formad, Kountze, Hamlltonr Webster,
Yates and little Misses Allen, C. Brown,
Fannie Cole, Fay Cole, Thomua, Towle,
Taylor and others, both boys, and girls.
Master Joe Was voted a royal entertainer.
Oscar Funke of Lincoln came up to
spend Christmas with Stockton Heth. '
. Mrs. Frank D. Mult' was called by
telegraph to Muscatine,. Ia., on account
of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs.
Arnold Barbor, a former .resident of
Ten Years Ag
A fire at the Boston store did aomo
damage to goods and the building, but
caused more excitement than anything
else. It broke out at a time In the night
when the Christmas eve crowd was dens
est and people fairly piled out of the
building. They were given every assis
tance which the Brandelses could af
ford and got out safely without any In
juries. The great Throng was well hand
led In this respect.
The Bemls Bag company dropped plans
for a new building and factory at Elev
enth and Jackson streets Into the stock
ing of Omaha for a Christmas gift.
Frank Murphy and Ouy C. Barton re
turned from New York denying the re
ports they had gone there In the Inter
ests of a consolidation of the electric
Officer W. R. Wilson caught a burglar
red-handed at W. O. Clark's sportirttr
goods store on Harney street about 1:10
In the morning. Mr. Clark was with the
officer when the burglar waa tiabbcd.
Gurdon W. Wattles returned from St.
Iouts, where In company with Governor
Savage, be attended the ceremony of the
breaking ( of ground for the Louisiana
Judge and Mrs. Andrew J. Ellison were
the guests of, their daughter, Mrs. Dun
Ed Howell, C. I,. West and J. A. Mc
8hano met Countv Commissioners Ho
tnldt. Hoctor and Connelly to discuss the
terms on which they dealred franchises
to build electric lines throughout the
Ciovernnr Harmon on the Unlif.
Governor Harmon of Ohio Is going io
take a trip to California next month and
make a few speeches on the way, not
that he feela the need of speech-making
at this time, but probably for the pur
poee of showing the peop'le that If It ever
becomej nereaxary for hint aa president
to make aw-.ngs around the circle he win
be able to makt them in tho regulation
Smith Family in the .Senate.
Tho senate now contains four members
of the Smith family John Walter Kmlth
of Maryland, William Alden Smith of
Michigan, Alfson I. Smith of South Car
olina and Hoke fiinlth of Georgia. To
prevent mistakes It might be ailvant,--
oua If they would hyphenate their names
aa did the late biahnn of the nuinroi.a;
church In Philadelphia.
Knlth llrlpa Some.
The news that Enaland ia arranirlna
for a $160.00.000 loan to Increase her navy
may Indicate that universal neaea a la
Tatt and Carnegie is at hand. Jt may be
hard to see It that way. but faith niakes
all things easy la the long run.
Watch the lanocnt Puae.
v Indianapolis News.
It la now expected, of courae. that tht
Tobacco truat will live up to the confi
dence the supreme court baa ahewn la Its
BLASTS IU0M RAM S HORN.
This world la too email to show Jiist
hew big a good man ta.
God shows what he thinks of mothers
by the way he trusts them. f
The man who picks out his own cross
never bears the rlfht one.
If sngela bad to .live with some men
there would be more fnllen ones.
What the young man doe csrelessly
the old man will do habitually.
You can't tell much about the size of
a man by the slse of hla gravestone.
The man who goes out to meet trouble
will not base to take a long walk.
Wnman has suffered more Snd com
plained less than anybody else In the
Angels probably never tire of watching
the man who Is doing the best he can.
The preacher who necr niakes anybody
squirm Is using a lot of blank ammuni
tion. There Is never a p'ace so dark but that
the right kind of prayer. will fill it with
You can never tell by the length of a
man's fire Just what he will do In a
A woman can Jump at a conclusion and
hit it with both feet, while a man Is
bringing his wits around the corner.
I People Talked About
In order to keep the game fair and
square Judge Iandis In Chicago sent a
man to prison for three years for selling
marked cards, loaded dlco and other
utensils of the crook.
Marcus Aurelius Smith will soon shine
In the high roll of the family In Wash
ington. Marcus hails from Arizona, Is 0
years of age, and Is about to be re
warded with a senatorshlp for statehood
Dr. George F. Kuns, the gem expert of
New Tork, has been Informed that the
emperor of Japan had conferred on him
the decoration or the Order of tho Illslng
Sun, officers' class, for work in mineral
ogy. Jade and assistance to the Japanese
Mi's. Kophronla Smith of New Castle,
Cal., who was 91 years old tho other day.
celebrated the occasion by cooking dinner
for her children, grandchildren and great
grandchildren. Bhe has been an active
worker all the eighty-three years since
her mother died.
The New York Sun has changed own
ership and contemplates moving the pub
lication office from the dingy quarters
on Park Row to a more arlstcratlo neigh
borhood. The change will leave the Trlr
bune and the World the only survivors of
the vanishing greatness of Newspaper
A St. Louis hotel keeper ran to the
city hall with a roar. about his water bill
and let loose a volume of vocal brim
stone in the presence of a policeman.
When tho authorities got through with
him the bill had been marked up from 131
to $100. And he paid It. too, being mighty
glad to escape with his clothes.
It's a time-honored military custom for
the band to play lively music going home
from a funeral, but It seems that In Butte,
Mont., this custom has been Improved
upoa by having races on the five miles of
level road leading from the cemetery back
to town. These tests of speed It is said.
have "Invariably attended every funeral,"
heavy wagers sometimes being laid on the
results, The socialist administration of
the city Is trying to break up the custom
by Imposing heavy fines for fast driving.
and new residents of the city are aiding
In. creating the necessary public opinion.
Good Opportunity for
Investment in Substantial
The condensed milk and Canning
Factory that I ani erecting at Papil
lion, Nebraska, is rapidly noaring coin
pletion, and I nrn now offering a lim
ited amount of Waterloo Creamery
Co. preferred stock at $100 per share,
drawing interest at the rate of
7 Per Cent Per Annum
We will guarantee to convert all
outstanding stock into cash at the end
of three years.
This investment is bound to be prof
itable for the investor and will result
in great benefit to the milk indu&try
in Douglas, Sarpy and Washington
counties. This is the first "Evapo
rated Milk" factory in the state of
Nebraska. Our brand will be the "Elk
horn Evaporated Milk."
If you are interested send for list of
men who have, already subscribed and
such other information asi you may
Reference, First National Bank,
Waterloo Creamery Co.,
LEROY CORLISS, Prest.
You are cordially invited to inspect
this plant at any time.
Fapillion Interorban line terminal, i
iHin't give S-cent cigars to a two-fi'r-a-quarter
Don't give red cravats to a man wit ii
hair of fhe same shade. ' f
Don t give white shoes to a black mai l
and then expect her to stay in at nights.
Don't expect to receive as much as you
give, as the odds are on the disappoint
ment. Don't give silk hose to your washer
woman. It might tempt her to lead a gay
and frivolous life.
Don't give cheap scsrfplns to servants.
Often the servants are more discriminat
ing than they look.
Don't acquire your yuletlde before the
fun of Chrtstmaa actually begins. No
Christmas Is fulfilled when the celebrant
la filled full.
Don't be the first to tell a child there
Is no Santa Claus. If you have to llo
about it. lie, and lie at attractively as
your education will permit.
Ikin't think that Christmas is not your
holiday because your religious beliefs
don't run that way. It's your holiday, If
you want It, and It's religious significance
Is Its smallest element.
Don't fall to spend all the money you
have and all you can borrow In order to
make It a festive occasion. To do any
thing else would be decidedly bad forna
besides being distinctively unusual.
Don't let your Christmas go by without'
giving some sort of a present to a child.
The excuse that you know no children
will not suffice. You can know plenty of
them between now and the day of days.
Crawford llow In the world are they
going td celebrate Christmas In their
Crabshaw 'i hey re going to pin a sheet
on the wall and tnrow some moving
pictures of a Christmas tree on It.
Madge I thought you and George were
Marjuric no we were, but when he
saw 1 had my h4t trimmed with mistle
toe he asked me to go for a sleigliride.
Crawford I wonder what Dorcas
wanted with a Christmas tree? lia
hasn't any children,
Crabshaw His wife Insisted on having
one for Fldo.
Mrs. Crawford Wake up, defer! I'm,1 I
sure there's a burglar downstairs.
Crawford I hope there la. Perhaps
he'll take those useless Christmas pres
ents your friends sent you.
Madge Were you pleased with your
cnristmas presents t
Mirjorle Perfectly. I received seven
teen and I'm going to have only fifteen
"Children aren't what they used to
be," said Grandpa Smllax. "I remember
when they uned to assemble around the
fire-aldo on Christmas eve and sing a
few carols and then go to bed on tiptoe
for fear they might Interrupt Kanta
"They aren't that way now."
"No. It's all I'll be ablo to do to keep
one of my grandsons from hiding behind
a curtain and laving, for Santa Claus
wun a base ban oat.:
A gift! A gift! To the King!
O, what shall the great David bring?
i rown ana specter ana palm, i
Harp and cymbal and psalm;
Even this Is the gift he Bhall bring.
A gift A gift! To the King!
And what shall the poor widow bring?
Her two mites treasure small
But for love, giving all;
And this Is the gift ehe shall bring.
A s-lfr A irlff I T h trlnirl
And what shall we unto Him bring?
fvarthlv .tnr. a mem nart
T b King asketh the heart;
And this la the gift we shall bring. !'
REBECCA FAR SON M'KAT, f
Evanston. December. I91U: -. --:
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