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THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY. MARCH 5. 1912.
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dulv inn, mya that the aerage daily
circulation, less spoiled, cnueed and re
turned copies, fur tbe month of January,
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(SeaJ.) ROBERT HlTNTER.
akaeribere leavla tko elly
tcnaertir iktaU havs Th
availed to them. Address
win be cheese often mm rs-
When do we t et our January thaw?
Only a week morn of ground-hog
"Shall auld acquaintance be
got?" Tit sad. tli true.
Governor Aldrlcb. to a pretty good
publicity bureau all by himself.
It would Mem that to Cummlna
boom war wilting for as encore.
It Is up to the street cleaning de
liartment to enlist the help soon of
Old 8ol or Jupiter Plurlus.
While the Manchu dynasty mar
lire abdicated. It Is evident now
that some of the satraps did not.
Colonel Roosevelt's secretary evi
dently neglected to mark alt the let
ters sent out "personal and confiden
tial." Why was wroth In Turkey's behalf
ever Italy annexing Tripoli! The
Turks probably have never heard
of It. - '
; A recess ef the grand Jury will at
least permit few out-of-town so
journers to return home for a change
. "Taft la our biggest going con
cern." once said Mr. Roosevelt Yes.
and since then Taft has grown bigger
The nearest Colonel Roosevelt
cams to pleasing Mr. Bryan waa In
that Columbus speech that displeased
nearly everybody else.
Any sound democrat looks good enough
te the people of thlt country.-Pltttburgh
All right, where will you find a
Oar Great Financier. Imorlat and a. fortune dashing offl
How fortunate It is that at this ' l operas, when
crucial moment Nebraska ia supply
ing tbe country with a democratic
I'ntted States senator tq come to the
rescue of the country w ith a panacea
for all oar financial Ills. Flaunted
In blB type. "Senator Hitchcock's
plan" scouts the centra bank Idea,
reject the monetary commission's re
serve program and proposes, instesd,
twenty-five Independent national re
serve cities. This great financier has
put all ths monetary experts to rout,
so that new all that Is necessary to
fill our pockets with money, snd
make panics Impossible, is for con
gress to add Its endorsement.
Without going Into tbe merits of
Senator Hitchcock's plsn. which
would require more than cursory
reading, we msy be permitted to re
call another finiwlal panacea pre
icrlbed by tbe same eminent finan
cier in tbe vm the other great
panic back ia 183. At that time,
the now Senator Hitchcock also came
bravely to the front to tail the law
makers "what to do." aod here la his
First Repeal the alitor purchasing
clause of the tfhermaui act for the reason
that It effect baa been te put Into cir
culation ellver currency of aucb a debased
value as te ahake the confidence of tlrokt
Invasion snd te fort nut of circulation
much money ordinarily used to transact
the business of tbe country, thus pro
ducing stringency and alarm.
Sac on d Proviso- for tho free' and un
limited coinage of silver on such a
standard as will put about lot cent of sil
ver Into each silver dollar, taking tbt
average value for the hut twelve months
Tor this plan for tbe free and un
limited coinage of silver, its sponsor
exhibited almost ths same snthua
Issm that be does now for hit new
financial remedy. Ho said that this
would be "practical, aafe and honest
bimetallism," adding this clinching
No pei-pl eieopt the (ready owners of
silver mines, enaloae te make Inordinate
profits, are Interested In coinage at the
ratio of 1 to It, '
No peuple, eto,t those avaricious
owners of money, who profit fey contract
ing the eurrsncy, are Interested In prohib
iting free silver coinage at the ratio of
1 to S.
We have no silver mines In Nebraska
and tbe Interests of the people et this
tale simply require free and unlimited
coinage of sliver upon ths basis of its
reasonable value, which cannot be fsr from
on part of gold to twenty-five parti of
Needless to ssy that within a few
months thereafter 8enator Hitchcock
and his newspaper had repudiated
this "practical, safe and honest bi
metallism" and had 'Joined "tbe
greedy owner et silver mines" In
their denunciation of tbe repeat of
tho purchase act. and in their de
mand or tbe dishonest ratio of 16
to 1. ,. v '"' ' i
the young man got big enough.
financially, to go to New York. It
seems he celled apon, or In some
way, met Mr. Howella, who gave him
this advice: "Too have acquired
some fame and much money with
your Jargon, now yon are financially
able to tarn aaido and try to write
something with a literary merit that
will live when you are gone." Evi
dently the advice was not heeded. -Americans
should feel encouraged
by William Dean Howells' prediction
that our best literary days are be
fore ua. That abould be very reas
suring, Indeed, In view of the) aval
anche of matter through which we
are jnst.now plowing our wesry way.
In' thla prophesy, the old rasn re-
vesls the cheer of an optimist; so
many at bla age fall to aee the best
The Lafayette Letters.
Much of tbe bric-a-brac on which
Mr. Morgan a fame as a connoisseur
rests bss little attraction for Ameri
cans, but his latest Investment In the
letter of Marquis do Lafayette, tbe
great Frenchman who rendered auch
unselfish and valuable services to tbe
colonists In their flgbt for indepen
dence, mast appeal with particular
Interest to those Americans who
value the trophies of their best tradi
tions. These letters, written to General
Lafayette by Presidents Washington,
John Quincy Adams. Jefferson, Madi
son and other famoua Americana, poe
tess a genuine historic Interest and
vslue, and It la very appropriate that
they ahould have come Into tbe pos
session of Amerlcsn hands They
will go to form a spar of Mr. Mor-
gan'a great private library, but aome
day tblt Institution, for it Is nothing
short of sa Institution already, will
become public and possibly much, If
not all of It, will fall Into the gov
ernment possession by the generos
ity of Its present owner. At any rate,
aiicn collectlona as these may well be
prised by Americana, who feel the
Incentive for treasuring those facts
and traditions associated with tbe
founding and fathering of their
country. Lafayette and that coterie
of great French, German and Polish
patriots who gave tucb distinguished
aid to the colonists agalntt England
have never enjoyed any too great
distinction at our hands; our chil
dren In their publle education, hare
been made none too familiar with
tbe part theae men played In the
Revolution and it It well that our
great men ot the present set the ex
ample ot appreciating their services
in the wsy that Mr. Morgan haa la
C0MP11XD PROM tU tllM
Thirty Year Ago
la the moratns. weather permitting,
aevcaty-flv tnea from the B. tt St who
wjrk elsewhere will be set at .work on
the dump, erotected by fifty special po
: icemen sworn Hi today. How long these
men will last M the quest Ion. - .
The mud Is drying ua. Turn loose tbe
balmy brecses of spring.
The masquerade ball of the Swedish
Library association was a success ia
It Is said that the clerks ot the Union
Parine general freight offices are all
sating peanut to excess In hopes ef on
day saecaedlng to the position of general
Coroner Jacob hat Improved hw un
dertaking room by putting a skylight
in the roof, lie haa site by as doing
added to the comfort of the old-Una
retainers of Jacob. Oleh. who can read
llis morning paper now without edging
toward the window, and away frosa ths
The gentlemen of the Oates Opera com
pany were entertained by Mr. JuUu
Meyer arter ths opera last night at an
Informal reception and musical. "Julius
11 ever never doe things by half, and
J these little receptions, at which the prrws
I never forgotten, are among the pteas
antest la Omaha."
Andrew Murphy, OS gouth Fourteenth
street want tw good blacksmiths.
Orthodox Jewa celebrated the feast of
Purlm today. A reception, given st the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. Bernstein on
Capitol avenue, near the Crelghton
house, wa one of the features.
Mr. Morgan's librarian, Miss Green,
has bought up f 4 00,000 worth of
Coptic documents In Europe. It la a
cinch aha It not the daughter ot Mrs.
Certain Interests ia Tsxst desire
that Senator Bailey change bla mind
and stay in politics. Certain inter
ests In New Tork, doubtless, desire
tko same thing.
"Rioting in Peking," "Looting in
Tien Tain," "Massacring In Nan
king." "Uprising In the Interior.'
Yes, China seems to be thoroughly
Wbat'a this? . Another dope in
quiry at the state penitentiary? Why,
we thought the aale ot drugs to the
prisoners hsd been effectually snd
forever stopped several times in succession.
Those men who persist ia digging
up old letters ot the colonel's in
which he strenuously declared he
would not "run again," are a lot of
measly mollycoddles If not "repre
A national Board of Trade:
A aaaa sense ot tbe need for closer
sympathy and co-operation between
governmental activities and commer
cial Interests underlie President
Tsft'a proposal for a nstlonal board
of trade, or by whatever name ths
project shsll bs known. Most ot our
legislation today ha to do with con
duct or control ot trade, domestic
more than foreign, though Just now
tbt expsnslon of our foreign com
merce Is ths source ot very serious
thought. Tbe executive and Isgts-
lstivs branches of the government
would, undoubtedly, derive vast as
sistance from a thoroughly represen
tative commercial bureau or body at
Washington working In advisory re
lations and private bualneaa would,
of course, be .greatly benefited.
Business thinks it Is not getting a
square deal at all times and It bat
complained bitterly of late that It
haa been disturbed and hampered by
too much politics." However Just
the criticism may be, very unsatis
factory conditions exist With bus!
ness, big and little, faithfully repre
sented In a body ot Ua own choosing
to work In close sympathy, and co
operation with the president and
congress, much ot the fault that now
exists could be corrected.
It seems to us to be a thoroughly
rational, reasonable, piogreaatve aad
much needed movement Wa hope to
see It carried to Ita logical poaslblll
tie snd ws hsve a similar example
in conservative Oermsay te reassure
us against its radicalism. Tbe presi
dent advanced tbe Idea last Decem
ber, so that ho haa evidently, In bis
careful way, thought out the whole
aituatlon before nrgtng It upon the
country. It ia nonpartisan aad non-
political, and may be embraced,
therefore, without any reference to
politics la that relation.
The Bee opens Its letter box col
umn generously to Its readers tor air
ing their views, but the mere print
ing of a communication must not be
taken to Indicate approval or disap
proval of any statements or argu
ments ot the writer.
. Ex-Attorney General Mullen ia to
be the commander-in-chief of the
Champ Clark force In Nebraska.
while bis old political partner,
"Mike" Harrington, acts as dram
major for tbe "Voodrcw Wilson band.
It takes this team to play both ends
to ths middle.
The first shadow cast athwart the
Taft campaign comes . In ths an-
aouncement tbat the stork has had
bla most strenuous rear la New Tork.
landing Hi, Hi times in JUL
"Coming events cast shadows before
them." Bat all signs fail in leap
William Dean Howell.
Thla grand old man of letters bss
been the contemporary ot moat ot
America's greatest writers aad ha
stands full height among them. At
75 he seems to retain the old-time
virility tbat nude him great In lit
William Dean Howells never has
lost his hold upon the affection and
the esteem of the literary world and
has it stronger than ever. No author
has bees more faithful to the trust
and tew more versatile. Novelist,
poet, critic, essayist aad editor, How
ella always has held high the credit
of the profession ot letters. Hit has
been persistent effort at improving
the purity of the language and he
has shown aome Impatience at the
get-rlch-qulck spirit that baa fouad
its wsy Into writing as weil as Into
most other fields. He showed this
impatience to young man who
coined 4 name as a newspaper hu-
The supreme court decision sus
taining the commission plan law also
affords relist to the petition circula
tor, whose labors would otherwise
have gone for naught
Chicago It planning to celebrate Ita
seventy-fifth anniversary aa an Incor
porated city, which reminds nt thst
Omaha tbl year makes flfty-fivs
years, counting from Its first charter.
Who Own Ik tatleryf
HI Louis Globe-Demoorst
Some ef the progressives say they have
been knifed. They ahould examine the
cutlery te see If It resembles their own.
ttlllty of free Seed.
Don't throw swsy those extremely ex
pensive free seeds that your congressman
send you. feed them to the bird. They
will k grateful for ths treat after a hard
Tko rrevalllaa Isaac.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Rockefeller Bible class agrees thst
when on seeks a wife he should look for
real value. Thst seems to be tbe pre
vailing opinion also among foreign eounu.
real and pseudo, who Invade America tor
Twenty Year Ago
Messrs. J. B. Haynes, R. B. Peattie
snd Clement Chare were appointed as a
press committee In connection with the
arsemblytng of the Pan-RepubHo con
gress and Human freedom isague com
mittees In Omaha April 38.
Mrs, DoolillJe, lit South Eleventh
street, was knocked down and run over
by an ice wagon at Tenth: and -Jackson
itreets. The driver ot the wagon was
arrested for careless driving.
The banks and Omaha clearing house
reduced the rate of Interest on certifi
cate of deposit from I per cent te t snd
4 per cent
A committee ot tne samoaot cms, con.
luting ot John Monlhan, Adam Snyder.
John Dowllng and Nat Brown, left for
Chicago to make arrangements st hotel
for accommodations for the club during
ths democratic convention.
One of ths worst snow and wind storms
in hlatory struck Omaha snd vicinity
about I p. m. II tied up tratflo en tbe
streets, street railways snd railroad tor
Councilman Elissser was the maddest
man In town when he discovered thst a
Kansas City man. whoa bond ne had
gone. Instead of arlpearing In court at
the proper time, skipped out ef town and
left Eisasser and Billy Donnelly t6 bold
the sack. The man wa B. A. Keen of
Kansas City, whom V. ft Shoemaker
had had arrested en the chars of crim
Ten Years Ago '
Ed Van Weele, s painter. years at sgs.
fell from a ladder st Sixteenth and Doug
las street, fracturing hat skull at the
base and probably fatally injuring him
City Attorney Connell received a tele
phone messag from Lincoln stating that
Judge Robert Ryan of that city had b
appointed by the supreme court as refers
for the application filed by J. H. Mcin
tosh for a writ ot mandamus te compel
the Omaha city council to reconvene as a
board ot equaliaatlea and bear tbe com
plaints of the Omaha real estate ex
change la the matter of the tax levy. The
Real Estate exchange got busy In an
effort te rslss money te defray the ex
penses ef thla fight ,
Ralph Booth Elliott of the Byrne-Hammer
Dry Goods company sbd Mis Cleo
Ponder were married at the bom of Mr.
Elisabeth Dufrtn. WM Farnam street in
the morning. The bride was s Fort Madi
son, la., girl.
V. W. Brodarlck ot Chicago, an organ
iser for the International Association of
Machinists, made an address at Labor
temple for the purpose of arousing In
terest smong machinists In ths desira
bility' of elassf ylng snd organising accord
ing to special character of work.
News Just reached Omaha friend thst
David Newport a Western Union opera
tor, had died et consumption st Las Vegas,
New Mexico, en February S, snd that
his wife. Mr. Flprenc Newport died of
th sams disease st the same piece Feb
ruary 3t ...
SAITJTHfG TEE COLONEL.
Fai see i a Sssw Thla; a twt,
ALEXANDRIA. Neb,. Fee- .-To th
Editor of The Bee: We, the farmers of
tbe west and of Nebraska especially, for
many years hsve been of tbe opinion
that w were a very intelligent class.
Our Meas of our status along intelli
gent social snd Industrial lines received
a sickening shock when art inquWtion
was Instituted a few years ago by our
beloved president to learn (through a
commission) ef th cause of the back
wardness of th American farmer and
Incidentally te teach blm how to live.
This winter we seem to be bit In th
same spot by the seed corn investigators
from the state university and Commer
cial club ef Omaha. v
Is It possible that tbe farm erf of Ne
braska da not knew their business? Late
In October. IMS. Nebraska bad a cold
snap, the ground treeslng more than one
Inch deep. The asms condition occurred
but fall, late In October. The farmers'
first thought the next morning was a
hard night an seed corn.
The tanners tested their seed corn. Th
WS crop wa net Injured, the 1511 crop
was. We have known the danger atnc
we opened our eye that morning: W
have learned since now hard w had beta
hit but not through tbe Commercial club.
Thank yon, gentlemen for your, good Intention.
We have nude our test as utusi, not
by "biting grains, nor Incubator Innova
tions but by grandfather test tea
fair aample In soil ef the proper tempera
ture, depth, moisture, etc.
TV farmers do not make the ml'tskt
of believing that seed corn having an
90 per cent germinating power will not
produce a full stand.
II. F. D. CHASE.
Tke Baa of Drag.
OMAHA. Feb. .-To the Editor of
The Bee: Borne day past an article In
your paper ea sassy coatee ta In th public
schools, signed. "A Voter." used the
success of Kansas City choolt In these
contests, aa a "pur" to Omaha.
Some day (and thst dsy is not tar
dlttsnt), people will knew what is s
stimulant snd what la s narcotic and
will not mlatske on for the ether. Tblt
knowledge Is necessary for th preserva
tion of our people.
President Tart Is st ths hrsd of the
agitators for education calling th atten
tion ot the people te tbe urgent neces
sity for promoting a crusade against
opium. He has given this sdvlce: "To
th man whs Is actively engaged In
responsible work, who must have at
his command the best that la In him.
at lis best-to hire I would with sll
emphasis that I possess advise and
urge-leave drink alone absolutely."
Nebraska University promotes this edu
cation In regard to the effect of drugs
They simply tell the truth ss science
'teaches It. No exaggeration is neces
sary to convince the Intelligent dllw
of Nebraska et the demoralising power
of drugs, sa sll narcotics are oallsd.
A few Sundays ago, dropping Into our
Toung Men's Christian association I
heard a prominent surgeon of Omaha
talking te a flattering acmber ef young
men on th ua ef tobeeost At th
eiose of his talk most ef the men listened
te Doctor Lyman, director f the oV
pertinent of pharmaey In th university
of Nebraska, wh spok en "Alcohol
Our public library contains a number
of hooks giving th detailed experiments
of German scientists snd ethers on the
effect of alcohol.
Within ths last three or four months
leading men from different departments
of the Mate University have lectured In
Omaha In the campaign of education.
Let all our ideas of the effect of drugs
be subject to th light of - scientific
truth. A READER.
New Tork World: In June, Bit Mr.
Roosevelt ?!d" his nomination for preai
lent would be "a calamity." In Febru
ary. 1912. Mr. Roosevelt says: "I will ac
cept the nomination if It is tendered
Chicago Tribune: It ' will be noticed,
however, that the democratic governors
are not inviting or endorsing any of tbelr
party candidates. Probably becaue each
one hopes he may have a chance him
self. CLlcago Record-Herald: Colonel Roose
velt got angry because be was hounded
by Boston newspaper photographers, Th
colonel mirely bra't going to become
touchy" about pictures st himself!
Boston Transcript: The colonel has
seven governor lined up to his credit
snd the president, to data, has nine. This
Is a new way of computing streagth for
presidential candidates, but it Is perhaps
quit as dependable as th straw' vote. .
New Tork Post: Thousands of mem
bers ot the Ananias club are reported to
be resigning, out of mean Jealousy of the
founder, who, they say. to now first and
th rest nowhere, while others are mov
ing to hav the charter nsme changed to
the Third Term dub.
Bpringfleld Republican: In bis Boston
speech Mr. Roosevelt Interpreted the fed
eral constitution contrary te ail the
teaching of DanM Webster. That in
strument was designed for something
more then to deUmlt t!is boundaries be
tween th states snd th nstlon. The
preamble say: W. the people ot the
United States, do ordain and es
tablUh this constitution," Where did Mr.
Roccevelt learn bis constitutional law?
Are Oeasaeratte Sefmenl
St. Paul Dispatch.
Ths democrat to prestdentlsl aspirants
are out hustling for th Indorsement of
fsw governors. Attention Is called te
th fact that William Jennlng Bryan
went Into th last campaign with th In
dorsement of Governor Haskell snd did
not find It much of aa asset
Krwptlaaa ta Mexico.
Juares ha lallen into the hands of th
Mexican rebels, the United State troops
are patrolling th border, and history
ems to be repeating Itself in- northern
Mexico. How long will It be before the
capital re-echoes with th popular ac
claim et another president? In the nwaav.
Urn the patriotism et th exiled Dtas
cennet altogether suppress ats satisfaction.
raseiasj of tke rtre Mane.
Tbe day bss dawned when the fire horse
of modern cltle see the beginning of
bla and with the auto contrivance com
ing Into vogue. Modera conditions will
make the dung necessary and yet few
there ar who will look upon the change
without a passing sigh. The fire bore
ha feera among the bravest and most
faithful friends of ma a, aad te his record
n all dt! there is a list of life rescued
and property saved which many a man
might well envy tbe aM beasts.
People Talked About
White rlee.ee See-aery.
A description of tbe president's execu
tive office la the currant number of the
National ssacasiB eaacladea with tbe
following paragraph: "Th presldVnt's ! tended.
desk I always resplendent with beauti
ful flowers, and th few books en either
side la the room grr M a very legal at
mosphers. Oa one aid of tils desk hsngs
th pacture ef Ma distinguished -father.
Judge Aioaao Taft secretary of war se
der President Ureal, and aa the other
side the like nee ef hi predecessor. ex
President Roosevelt.'" But how ton- will
R be before we shall next learn that this
White House portrait kaa beaa sadly
turned te the well?
Encouraged by' virile leadership,
aome elmple-minded New Yorker hop
to recall tb law ef supply snd demand
In relation to butter and egg.
"No month In th twelve." ears s coal
dealer, "put up a better appearance In
a whit coat tha March;" A sn oracle
in weather fashion he has the groundhog
In a hole. (
Richard Creker, tb former Tammany
chieftain, who Is spending the winter
near Palm Beach, hunted all day Sunday
for a wildcat which had frightened on
ot bla niece, but failed to shoot It
W. Morgan Shuster, lately treasurer
general ef Persia, says that after two
week or so uf public Speaking he wUi
confine his activities to his law practlcs
In Washington, perhaps emphasising In
A great demand for American steam
rollers le expected from China at aa early
day. During the next eight months the
output will be thoroughly tried out st
home, so thst when the orders arrive
the machine will be ready snd some
tisined driver free te go with them. -
K. H. Scott who bss Just been elected
president ot tb North Renfrew Agricul
tural Boctety of Ottawa. Can., fees bees
blind from childhood. He la a machinery
agent and horse dealer, and travels
bout the United States snd Canada, un
assisted, buying horses, which be Judges
solely by the sens ef touch. Hie Judg
ment Is rarely at fault It to aakt
Three oat ef four bachelor missionaries
of the Lutheran church, booked to ssU
from New York for Brsstl. the dsy before
sailing sent eut a hurry call tar wives
and th can reached th ears ef the In-
Did they respond? Urn-all! As
the freightel ship moved down th bay
on leap year day th lonely minister
hitched the three pair.
Henry Weaver, a battle scarred veteran,
who became General Wlnflehs Scott's
personal orderly during the Mexlcaa war,
haa Just died at Tacoma. Wash. He was
m years eld and en of the last surviving
veterans who served directly under Gen
eral Scott during tbe conflict with Mexico,
la the civil war ho was wounded at th
bsjtle of CoM Harbor and taken prisoner.
ftOOSZYELT IN IOWA. '
Cedar Rapids Qssett: Roosevelt makes
Creston Amerlcsn: It Is generally con
ceded that Roosevelt makes a fins ex-
Waterloo Times-Tribuos: To our mlad
this presumptive man Is placing his ego
tism against tbe sober Judgment of tb
Dubuque Telegraph Herald: Colonel
Roosevelt will be defeated for th nomi
nation aad hi defeat will b due to tbe
lateness of bis entry into the campaign.
Boone News-Republican: Th News
Republican baa been a great admirer of
Colonel Roosevelt. It to not prepared to
follow him against ths third term prece
dent As between President Taft und
Colonel Roosevelt, th Newt-Republican
much prefers th nomination of Mr. Taft
Waterloo Reporter: Should Mr. Roose
velt at this Urn be disappointed, repudi
ated by the party, snd the result Is more
than probable, his stsr ss a political fac
tor will be set He made s splendid
president while In the White House, but
his record bss been well sustained by bis
Nevada Representative: The country
simply WIS not stand for Taft while the
popularity of Roosevelt Is, we believe,
very much exaggerated In tbe estimate
of his friends. There are numerous re
pubucsu wbe would. If nominated, be
much more generally acceptable than
either of the two.
Davenport Times: In ether words,
Grant after carving two terms ss prcsi
dnt sad being eut four year, could not
secure a third aomlnatioB. Whether
Roosevelt oan do what Grant failed to
do rsesalns to bs seen. But Roosevelt Is
net bothered by superstitions concerning
what may or may not be done.
Waterloo Courier: If we were on ef
Roosevelt's family we should tremble for
tb success of his unprecedented under
taking. As It it ws are more Interested
than Inflamed. We want the beet man
for the republican party snd for the na
tion. Roosevelt has a chanceper ha pa a
better chance of being both than any
Burlington Hawk eye: It Is s sadden
ing spectacle. Mere worship is innato;
but R grieve the American people to
hsve one ot their heroes toppled from his
pedestal an especially by his own act
Mr. Roosevelt has made an of the great
mistekee of hie life. His smMtton will
net come te fruitage. All be win have te
snow for it snn fee a eUmmlshed luster
Marahalltevra Tias-ResHibllcea: There
Is a cnanre, more than a chance, aa
opportunity, for Iowa aad west era pro
gressive In the next convention. There
will be so candidal before K stars logi
cal from every point of view a te party
success at the polls than Senator Cum
mins of low. At any rata, with the
Rooseveltkws firmly convinced that they
have been featrayed by Taft. aad the
Taftlans Utterly resentful of Roosevelt's
candldscy. the outlook tor Taft In event
et hto aatlnatten as snncawtty dark, and
of Roosevelt doubtful.
"Motherta" the Baby State.
, St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Arisons, the youngster among the for
ty-eight states, is ths first to sprcal to
ths national government for troops to
protect the border. Hut If all its hlatory
in th civilisations of the southwest Is
sllewed to count Arisona Is about the
LTJSXS TO A LAUGH.
'Blinks Is a very selfish men. There
- iM hi. nr when be
was wo " 1 - ,
showed sn attachment for ar.ronc but
"When waa thitr
-r, i. . - . unHn, term as sr.er-
!ff." Baltimore American.
-How It your B-vcar-eld boy progress
ing in his studies r
Brilliantly," replied the anxtois-loox-
Ing parent. "He has thought up tne most
marveloualy exienK-.a euuipme.-ii w; qjca
twms vou could imagine. If ho ever ac
quires' the answers to all of thm he v.1!
oe tne iw. uwn wuvv ---'
"Ah." cried tb count, galiisntir. ss hi
beat low before the Ammcan beauty. I
would 1 was se glove upon yj'jr etne.
"You may act lu tbat capacity, couit."
she replied, fcU'-Ciousiy. "1 never enr
glove moro inn onoe and. then give U
to my maid," Harper's W eekiy.
I met a sport one day wbo had a mind,
with wisdom stored.
Although the pattern ot his vo-jt waa UUo
a checker board.
Quoth he. "My friend, a felt s? gwd ad
vice I'll give to you.
Which you will find of benefit your who'.o
'Twero best to shun the flowiag bowi,
likewise th cites that clinks.
But if you cau't abet-un. Le sure snd
never mix your drinks.
"If you would quaff from pleasure's cap.
no matter where or Low.
Select tho kiwi of LUss that circumstances
I you're a passant be eor.'-cat te dine--upon
And don I butt into palace. and lutUe a
One man's equipped for sturdy toil, an
other si Ik me and thicks.
Yin: tau t do born at one my fiiond, u
du not mix yuur drtuUa.
"It you are bred unto lb lot which takes
a modest chant .
Don't undertake la play the name !&
kings of high flnarre:
If you are rifted with a voice, lees musi
cal than strong.
Be bappy as an auctioneer; Con't try to
-sing a song.
Stick to the course which once vou
choose snd thus svnid tbe kinks
And Untied threads of destiny. My boy.
don't mix your drinks."
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It It tbe oldest bank In Nebraska.
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of Omibi, Nebraska
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