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THE BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, APRIL 13, 1912.
The Omaha Daily Bee
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Subscribed ta my presence and swocs
to brrora DM this mo oay 01 apni. m
(aeaLj KOBKMT HUNTER.
tabarrlhere aria tha ally
tesaaararily sheald have Tka
Baa aaalle ta thess. Adds
will ba e haa fed a aftaa aa re-este4.
Thar But be a lot of dik-iflks In
Home-grown green onions are on
the market Smell 'em.
Oh," by tha wey, what about that
safe and mm Fourth crusade?
What It tha difference between a
gnmthoe and a pussyfoot In politics?
The nan who la looking tor trou
ble usually hat no trouble In (lnd-
Somebody seams to hara atolan
tha drum from that' Undarwood
Jimmy Garfield tart a third party
la a possibility. Coma on tha mora
What would Omaha do without at
Auditorium available for big ataem-
To prevent falsehood getting Into
tha family Bible, write tha birthday
Hat somewhere alee.
Nebraska ta a big itatavu' those
who submit rtteir' political fortunes to
a state-wide primary quickly discover.
V I T -
Nebraska's presidential ' primary
comes next Friday, which means that
ws will have one. week of tinting pol
Now,' If Jack Frost will ba consid
erate anough, to leave our budding
trees alone we may have a record
fruit crop. '
A . large majority of tha voters
everywhere are wageworkere. Yet
soma folks refuse to realize It or to
recognise it. :
Nebraska Ik putting on her spring
clothes, which tor natural beauty will
compare with those boasted by any
sister states. .
"Professional Politicians Running
Taft Campaign," says a headline.
Colonel Roosevelt, himself, passe
sp the amateurs.'
Still, Governor Harmon probably
finds a pleasant diversion In promul
gating hla candidacy In Bryan t state
eves without Bryan's content '
Remember that four years sgo Taft
was nominated with all the delegates
of Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania aavd
Wisconsin solidly agalatt him.
Tha lata John Arbuckle lied
without making a win.' He had only
110,000,000 and doubtless thought
that not worth tha treuble of mak
ing a will-
The Inhabitants at the" South Pole
do not sppear to have been atam
paded by Captain Scott's motor sled
te the extent of ordering large coa
sigcments of them.
General Frederick Dent Grant's
death at i occurs in the month of
hie Illustrious father's death at the
age of 61 twenty-eevon years ago.
The son achieved tha highest mili
tary rank tave oca within hit day
and passed away high in the. aateem
of his countrymen. And his wss a
very busy esreer. He ssw much
mora actual military aervlce, so far
as length of time is concerned, than
hla father, but It was not given to
him or to his generation to perform
tbo service and to achieve the dis
tinction that makes tha name of
Ulyttua S. Grant Immortal. -
The laconic message, "Oraat la
dead," brings a profound ahock and
general sorrow to an affectionate
people, but because of hla fatber'a
life and service fortune must deny
to the ton the possibility of meriting
more. It Is tribute enough to Gen
eral F. D. Grant to Inscribe upon bit
tomb the well-earned epitaph ' of
well done,' which too often "mutt
be left oft the tablet! erected over
the lives of the sons of great man.
Ha waa a good soldier, good cit-
Iten and rose te his place in the
army npon bit merits. He met the
esll of duty' when It cams to him
from his country and yielded distin
guished sanies, though hit country,
bspplly. in his mature years, fased
no such crisis as thst out of which
his illustrious father rose la tower
ing supremacy. No need to pause
tor Invidious comparisons by Imag
ining hypothetic conditions. "Ren
der onto Caesar tha things that at
Caesar's." Oenera! U. t. Qrant
gave himself and all that his match
lass prowess meant to bis country,
and besides, be gsvs It bis son, who,
In bis torn, gave the beet of his tal
ents and powers to that sams coun
try, and today tha name of Grant n
undlmmed and unsullied on Amer
ica's escutcheon of feme, and that Is
' 'M . . ) '
Blessed it Omaha. j
Regarding trusts and eomelnauena In
Dooilss county axarctsad In restraint ot
trade, we-' are unable to dlaosver any
evidence exlstlns.-Orand Jury Report.
What a blessed city Omaha must
be to be absolutely without expres
sion by combination! In restraint ot
trade. Plainly those people are vic
tims of eelf-deluslon whe have ' let
themselves Imagine that high price
exacted here In Omaha have been
boosted or kept np by agreement for
concerted ctloa among those from
whom we have to buy.
' The fact that the price ef home-de
livered ice waa simultaneously rslssd
by all the toe companies on the sams
day of the month, to the tame figure
and kept winter and tummer It per
coat higher than It exacted In other
nearby cities, is mere coincidence.
' There Is n understanding what-
ever anywhere that makes' butter sell
ta Omaha at the aame identical price
anq go up and down precisely alike
at every piece wnsre It Is on sals to
consumers, . . ; "t
mare la no mutual prearraate-
msnt that makes svery coal dealer In
Omaha make the tame charge for de
livered anthracite or to ralae It alto
gether by IS cents a too oa the very
tame say. j i
Thar is no eg reams t of say kind
that makes Ire) inturgno coat ab
solutely the same, no matter -by what
company or throggh what agent it Is
written. . i ,
Bleeaed is Omaha, tha nlr eit In
tha union where the free play. of
competition la unimpeded by anything
me nature ot a combination In re
straint of trade. i
by , twelve self-constituted slate
makers, however, is not necessarily
the recall of the people.
Collom'i First Defeat
Senator Shelby M. Cullom reached
the age of 83 and served nearly
thirty years In the senate snd nearly
sixty years In politics before encoun
tering defeat His first repulae wat
sustained in the Illlnola primaries ot
the week when the republican voters
expressed a choice tor Lawrence T.
Sherman for the senate Instead of
the dean of the upper branch ot con
"J will abide by the decision'
said the venerable . atatetman on
hearing the news. This means that
Senator Cullom will not urge bis
candidacy for re-election before the
legislature In 1913, but will bow to!
the popular wlil of his party snd on
March 4 of thst year conclude hit
thirty years' tenure and pass out ot
public life. '
Senator Cullom entered congress
as a member of the house In 1865,
upon the close of the civil wsr, and
has been conspicuous In the councils
of the republican party ever since.
It waa Senator Cullom who, as chair
man of tha Illinois delegation to the
national republican convention In
Philadelphia, placed General Grant
in nomination for the presidency.
And here, twenty-seven years after
Grant's death, Mr. Cullom la aim
serving bis state at Washington.
- When the asperities of politics are
bruihed away tbla long lite of pub
lic activity reveala much ot distin
gulshed worth, both to his stste and
GDMP1LCD FROM BILE flLU
' William Allen White Is right when
he ssys It Is not necessary to run for
office to serve the people, snd the
people are going to Impress that on
fsw feverish patriots pretty soon
An American' soldier . ot - fortune
enlisted In the army of Madtrc- It
captured and killed by the rebel
forces under Oresee, American du
liens are to be found la both the
Mcxicaa armies, that ef the govern
ment snd that ot tha Insurrection-
srles. and thsy have enlisted upon
their ewn responsibility, without any
real crisis calling for their emer
gency service.. They are actuated a
most, if not all, eases purely by love
tor adventure. The United States Is
not called on, therefore, te rush la
snd pick a quarrel with any 9! the
Mexican leaden when one ot these
American eoldlers of fortune hap
pens to the fate common - la tuca
Whichever way It goes. It Is pretty
ate to ssy thst the next president
will be one ot the distinguished men
counted among our visitors to Ne
braska during the last year.
'-'VA Marflar far the Ova a.
New Tork World.
Hereafter the deaa of the t'nlvarsUv
ot Chlcaso anil think over the matter
carefully before, asking- a eo-ad where
aha sot that hat; '
, Oa Uaard (or Namavr Oae.
. twover Republican.
Nebraska and Kanssa seam particularly
lard to satisfy in the matter of what
Colorado should do with Its surplus
water. On season they will ba demand-
In thst It all be permitted to run down.
and the neat wanting It all held back.
ami. Sad Heart I
When Colonel Roosevelt bared Ms heart,
bleeding for their Interests, to tha farm-
era ef the northwest, ha could hardly
have been familiar with tha atatlatlca
shewing the eatent to which they had
bean In the market for pianos and auto-
mohllee during the last few years.
Two reetara for Safety. 1 '
, New Tork Tribune.
Human vtfilsqoe Is not eaouth la oper.
atlng a railroad. An expert for the In
terstate Commerce eemmleelaa reports
that (our men failed ta da their duty
fully, snd that brought about tha wreck
which killed - ex-PreaMent . Harahaa of
the. Illinois Central railroad and three
others. A block slsnaJ would have saved
A Cassias Awakoala.
Maxloe will wake up tome tine morning
to find thst bankruptcy baa followed
revolution. If It to true that forelsn
Investors have slready damage claims
Sfaloat that country amounting to 11,000.
0UU.OW, It It difficult to sea how bank
ruptcy aan be avoided, especially It the
senseless Insurrection Is continued for
many weska looser. And when peace has
been restored capital will be muck slower
In returning than It wat under tha Iron
rule of Diss
The graad Jury cost our taxpayers
over 1J.500. But it's worth thst to
no it omciauy tost there - are no
combinations in restraint, of trade
operating ta Omaha.
- Of course. It was only by aoeldeat
that Governor Harmon happened to
be knocking air. Bryan In Nebraska
when Mr. Bryan was knocking Ooe
ercor Harmon la Ohio.
. tri-rnor Cibora of Michigan not
only tuit the Seven-up club, bat de
clared biraaelf out ot the race for
renominatloa. The other als gov
ernors are still sticking, though.'
The tvext succeeding - chapters la
.the exebasge ot compliments be
tween oar. demorauc Irian di axe
ecrly awaited by those of as who
ha? only had our appetites whetted
by the BlMsaatries that have already
passed, -v: . - . '
But Oresco 4s making t a sertout
blunder to permit ' or eosntepsaec
sny kllljng of American captlvea,
He seeks favor ' with . the ' Calted
Butes; has agent In this country
now courting good will '.snd recog
nition ot hie lrras possible revolution. :
Surety he dees not expect ha suit
for recognition to prosper to long aa
his army la putting te death Amer
icans, evea though they msy be sol
diers of fortune. It Is aa act ot bar
barism, not mod ars Warfare, te kill
a maa aimpiy, because ha happens to
be a prisoner of war. Civilised na
tions a longer summarily . extent
ta such case. ' ' , ; '
If Orotco means to appeal, to tha
respect of. AmerlcsA people he will
hsvs hard enough work doing It by
observing evea the most hnman and
modern methods, but be eertaiBly
will never succeed to long as he
practices or tolerates the methods ot
uncivilised powers.. Ther tt as
likelihood ot the United Bute ever
giving sympathetic attention to any
guerilla warfare, anyway.
The Cltliens1 unloa apparently be
lieves in the recall before, a well as
after,, election. The recall exercised
' ' kerth Daaeia'e Dark Horse.
It Is remarkable that while the Wlleon
ttrenth varies with the choice of dele
rates, ss dees that of Champ Clark, the
support ef Governor Burke of North
Dakota continues unaffected by oaueuaes
or conventions. The ten North Dakota
delegates pledged to Governor Burke con
tlnue unshaken amid the storm ot politi
cal elements, and are In mood te receive
racrtilts from any democratic source,
whatever. Governor Burke Is nearer to
being a democratlo dark horse thad any
other candidate developed by the demo
Thirty Years Ago
The bolt from the annual meeting of
the fire department waa followed today
by a call fur a meeting of the three
ceding . companies, Pioneer Hook and
Ladder company No. 1; Omaha No. 1.
and Nebraska No. X The committee to
put the trouble up to tne mayor con
luting of Henry Ritter and J. W. Nichols
of No. 1; D. L. Mitchell and D. N. Horn
berger of the Hooks, and Sol Prince and
G. W. Ketchum of No. X.
McCullough. the tragedian, had another
magnificent abaienve at Boyd s to wit
ness his production ot "Tha Gladiator.
Mrs. Jullut Loper, who, wltb her hus
band, has been engaged In mlsalanary
work In Yokahsma, has returned after a
nine years absence, and Is now vtelllnf
her brother, H. M. Morrison, ot this
The river front la the busiest part of
the city at present.
The notoriously dsngeroua crossing at
the Intersection of Farnam and Fifteenth
street waa repaired today.
The officers of the Transfer Baae Ball
club are as follows: W. I Pratt, presi
dent; W. W. Sherman, vice president; H.
C. E tripe, secretary: C. A. Reed." trta
eurer; R, C. Hon til, manager; E. W.
Burroughs, captain. '
. The possibility of a new railroad bridge
and a new union depot la being discussed.
The Boston store is aiiverualng trimmed
hats at 'ii cents to IS.
Twenty Years Ago
The democratic state convention put
In a whloe day of wrangling, the tight
centering ou the eonteat between Gov
orner Boyd and Euclid Martin for dele-
gate-at-larga to the national convention.
W. J. Bryan, whe waa billed for the big
oration, tried to pour oil on the troubled
waters, but refused to dip hla hand too
far Into the mesa. "I are sorry that this
dissension has arisen among tha demo
crate of Douglas county,'; he said. "It
has pained me to see good men warring
agsinst each other. I shall not meddle
with their difficulty." Bryan came with
S free silver plank In his pocket. Boyd
gained an advantage over Martin In the
temporary organisation. R. A. Batty of
Hastings being decided on. for chairmen.
Charles M. Jsckson, formerly a reporter
(or Tha Bee, stopped In the ctty enrouts
from the east to hla home In gait Lake
Governor Boyd denied In' The Bae ru
mors circulated by hla opponents that
he was In favor of TDavld B HIU against
Cleveland for president
Postmaster Glasgow snowed by figures
compiled pursusnt to Instructions of
Postmaster General Wanamaker that
thirty-seven pouches ot flrst-claae mall
were dispatched from the Omaha post
office dally. He aleo showed that the
gross receipts af the office during the
year ending March XI were W4.01i.IS. ex
eluslvs ot money orders.
The United Presbyterian presbytery
elected these ss delegates to the general
aasmbly to ba held In Pittsburgh: Rev.
W. D. Cox ef Jtushvllle. Rev. J. M.
French of Omaha, O. a Wallace of
Omaha and A. W. Glenn of Ruehvtlie,
two ministers and two lay
Ten Years Ago
Victor Roaewater'Waeit east to attend
the Inauguration of, Dr. Nicola Butler as
president of Columbia university.
Six Inches of tnew was reported from
Klrrtball, Neb. , -1 .
Omaha-Pa s pets-beats Des Moines In
aa ante-season game af ball at VI a ton
park, H. to . Miner Brown and Graham
pitched for Omaha .and eld Oondtng
caught. Tha remainder of the lineup
wat: Calhoun, first baae; Stewart, second
baae; Hlckey, third baae; Dolan, short
stop; atone, left field r Burs, canter field,
(Frank Oenlns being indisposed); nam
ing, right field.
D. J. Callahan, formerly with Harden
Bros, of Omaha, and! later with Swift A
Co., In Colorado, accepted the position
with Hwlfts aS general western agent
at Halt Lake City.
Rev. Robert Tost, the new pastor of
8t. Mary's Avenue Congregational
church, prefaced his first eermoa with
these words: "I don't ask your sympa
thy, particularly, for I have one of the
pleasantest callings In Ufa. Mrs. Tost
and I have come te you light-hearted
and with tha beat of faith. I snail make
blunders. I know, and I do not car to
be rated as eloquent, nor as learned, but
believe me sincere. Accept every word
ot every meeaase f bring you as1 being a
word that I, myself, believe absolutely."
In Other Lands
Ide XVlakta oa What
Trass striae Aaaong the
aad Tar aTattasuj ef th
V POLITICAL SNAPSHOTS.
Philadelphia Record": Governor Mar
shall "J really watting for the people to
call bias. Ha sayt: "I am net running
tor the nomination, for I nave no head
quarters, no campaign manager sod no
Brooklyn Eagle- - Quoting Jefferson
against Roneevelt cannot be dona any
faster than RaeseveH esa quote Lincoln.
Literary 'facility eeunta for nothing
either way. Tha Issue Is In simple
terms: "Shall we kill the umpire!"
Chicago Record-Herald: Woatlrow Wil
son has been denied permission te sneak
In Rock Island because the mayor of
that city fears a riot might result. If
a apeecn by Governor Wilson would
cause a riot In Rock Island what would
Imp sea a the eelonai aeoks theref
8t. Louis Republic: Mr. Bryan's prorla
Ration (against harmony) amounts asm
te a denial of tha right af the people
of his stste to throw their Influence In
favor of a candidate ot whom he noes
not approve. Considering bow muck the
progresalva wvement In both parties de
pends upon tha destruction of bosalsm
and bow much Mr. Bryan himself baa
suffered from bosalsm. this attitude la not
etrly mtschteroua but highly Inconsistent.
ftartngfleM Republtcaa: It la Interest
ing te eote bow the Msa Is rthdlnc loda
ment In the minds ef shrewd Bolrttrtaae
ta various part af th country that tne
outcome ot the Baltimore convention may
a the aoralnatlea at William J en ni run
Bryaa. It Is recosised that the demo
crats are tpHttlng np between candidates
la way that may soon toad then- to
eahlett each sstteraeaa ef feellnc as th
republicans are displaying. That the
Bryan habit misbt sweep tne ecarreotJoa
without naif trying la a forecast tnat
ta saanlng te have IncreasUui vogue. .
People Talked About
Rudyard Kipling poem fernlnst letting
th peorJle rule In Ireland shows haw
a good poet falls down aa e progressive,
A mystery of considerable Interest I
whence comae th boodlea of money put
out to advance Champ Clark's campaign
for tha democratlo nomination.
. What If the weather maa fall don la
his easier prophecyl Hit analysis of
Maroo aa th meanest ever stands forth
aa a monument of hla prophetic truth.
Having awatud a colored boy elevator
conductor Into IneenalMlltr, boosts Sana
tor Marcus Arellus Smith of Tomsetoae,
Arts., Inte th front row f whit bone.
Having led successfully a ten ears' si
most aiMDleaa fight, th mayor ef Cairo,
III., retired to Ms home to take off his
clothes and reet. Tw receding rivers
murmured hi lullaby
Unci Shelby Moors Cullom, senior
senator from Illlnola, admits putting Del
In campaign cigars In hla bailiwick.
When the Ms smoke lifted from tha bat
tle field Uncle Shelby waa found among
tha 'lame dueks" at th rear.
A Loulavtli preacher says God will
punish people more for th lies they act
than tor th Ilea they tell. The teaman
wb cuts tk weight of hie cake has
eemethln coming to him If Joha Oraat
Pegg falls to get him.
After hairing crossed th Pacific ocean
three times, a package destined tor Mrs.
Mary B. , Harts of Ardmor. OkL. a
June arid of last year, ha Just beesi re
ceived by h mother la Lincoln. HL Th
package contained a wedding gift sent
by Mrs. Leads Berst, a FYansflaa
missionary at" Hunan. China. It had
beea misdirected. To packet at ewe.
red with postmarks scat suae one hoi
' Haa A a yew Itt
Imnanapona New. '
Tne textile fabric asaaafaottoars tnaast
that th narrow skirts ear eaassd a
large gtusass Is tb ssasnnt aC ewoas
used la woawa't clofnea. but bar any
of th buyer aoted say decree as ta price
as a result of U A . . ... .. , ., ,
A Chinee Paaal.
Th drift of affairs In the embryo re
public of China, through lack of accurate
Information becomes more puxsUng as
the days pas. Th riddle of the sphinx
Is little more perplexing that that the
moves and motives of President Shi Xafc
Yuan Ir a staunch supporter of the
"square deal" policy In all things af
fecting hla own welter, and haa a
reputation for card manipulation sur
passing U pie be celestial of Poverty
Plat. Hla aeJectlon for the presidency,
derp'te hla ahady reputation, waa taken
to Imply complete reformation, patriotic
sincerity and that overshadowing love of
country which prompted him to forgo
the ease and luxuries of private life and
tha rneutnatlo twtngee of a ."gam leg."
to serve the dead people. .Now the foxy
favorite of Dowager Ann regard him
self a the only one capable ot handling
the situation and saving the country.
Ha loves Peking aa a capital and stays
there. To tb orders ot th national as
sembly removing th capital to th an
cient seat. Nanking. Yuan frown upon
uaseemlng bast and suggests that a
gams leg la a persistant protest acaVnat
a change of air and scenery. Plana of
th assembly for an early general elec
tion for prealdeat and members of the
assembly bring from Tuan th Informa
tion that th present status suits him.
In to msny words he intimates that elec
tions are expensive snd annoying ss well
aa uncertain In results, and that the peo
ple would be just aa happy without on
at present, especially when affairs are
now In competent hands. Furthermore,
President Tuaa regarda short terms aa a
delusion and a snare. Intimating In a
delicate way that a ten-year term, be
ginning with the present admlnlatratlon.
would Immortalise the wisdom of th as
sembly and acctlerata tha pursuit of hap
piness. Lest American Ideas about abort
terms or third term might become rooted
la leaialattve acts. President Tuan eat
ipults Dr. Wi Ting-fang Into th am
bassadorship at Wsshinclon, leaving only
Sua Tat Sen and his democratlo Illusions
on guard. It It becoming mors snd more
evident that the foxy Tuaa played the
Maamhua agalnat the re beta The former
were cold decked, the latter near the dis
card. Tuan Is master of the gams.
Italian Pvwm la Tripoli.
No rellabl avenue of news ot th Ital
ian campaign In Tripoli Is available.
What comes front Rom carrlaa the gov
ernment's favorite colore of successive
triumphs. Psckages of Turkish news fu.
tsred through London glv th Impression
that th Arab are slaughtsrlng tha In
vaders la three and four figure bunches,
and only the merciful Arab temperament
restrains them from chasing the balance
Into th sea. Dlapatches from these
biased sources must be well salted be
fore taken. Truth He between th two
extreme. It la evident thst th Italians
are not making much progress Inland and
ar settling down to a plan of campaign
designed to wear out tha opposition from
defensive position In the cities. The let
ten of Trench oparauona in north Africa
la to be repeated by the Itallana. A de
etsiva battle la not likely and guerilla
operations may continue for years. At
home the Italian government haa not
ucceedea In turning th westward tide
e mtcratlo ta Tripoli. "In spit' of
th efforts of th government," writes
th Rom correspondent ef th New Tork
sun. 'only eighty-two laborers snd their
ramtlles hsvs been sent to Tripoli, si
though th government furnished trans
portation, food snd shelter fn." Thou
sands of deetltute Italians expelled from
Syria are causing much concern to th
government. This Influx, together wlih
native aversion for military aervlce Is
Tripoli, In th view of th correspondent
quotes, will put tb tide of Italian ana-
gratloa to the United States on the up
every spring, as certain as ths snow
melts In the Balkan mountain valleys,
clouds ef trouble deck th peaks. Toil
swing is no exception to th rule. While
Italy is tied up with Its Trlpolltsn enter
prise Austria deems the moment propi
tious ror pushing plant to take over A!
bania and open a highway to Salonika.
Auatrte la strengthening He navy in th
Adriatic. Its latest draadnaught ha sig
nificantly been named after th admiral
who gave the Italians such a beating In
una tm Adriatic aa Austrian take to
again tha word. But. at this nnint k.
Croatian problem comet te embarraas the
situation. Croatia to incorrigible. -It
thinks because It ha a Parliament of ly
own tnat It can send to It th ansa It
thinks most fit. Not so. It may choose
its repreeentauvee as it likes, but It must
ehsos them right. Last winter Croat!
elected a large majority favorable to sep
aration from Hungary. The baa. or vice
roy appointed hg th Hungarian cabinet.
dissolved Parliament and ordered new
elections. These hav yuat beea held, and
th result Is th same aa before. So the
ban has aent Parliament about It busi
ness, and Is going te govern without one.
This to a trlfl awkward and may delay
but aat disrupt tb lisps burg scheme of
a Slav kingdom. ,
A J-ieraallstl sereaas.'
Th methods by which the late Joae
Pas, publisher of the Prensa of Buenos
Ayr, pushed his newspaper to th front
and himself Into the mllltoaalr cuts,
prove that America Journalistic scream
ers are aevtce and Imitators. The Prensa
building, surmounted by a gilded angel,
holding a torch which by night flung
light over th city. It boasted sle a
steam aire, which waa used to rouse
ettlsens from thou- slumbera whenever
the paper was going t print startling
newt in th morning. T be aure, on
such occasions th newspaper era fined
tor disturbing th peeoc but It thought
the sdvertlsemeot worth the money. Be
sWes newspaper facHltlea, th Prensa of
fice contained halls for reception and
toctaret and entertainments, a well aa a
library for free public us. Any sub
scriber wtahuuj It could ate hav the
ssnioes of a Prensa physician or lawyer.
Th building am . elegantly furnished.
the staff doing their work at wianocany
tables, with valuable paintings ea th
walls. Aa EagUah eerrespoadent wrote:
Tbey were aat at work when I visited
th ssTloes. but I went sway with what
I am sure waa a eaito legitimate vtotoa
ef them clicking out their article ea
stiver neasud typewriters, . smb. hw
cool drinks by their sides snd long beowa
amoks la their BMUtha. while silent,
sffeetlv waiter hovered lnspirlngly
British rtaaaew. '
With tb British coal strut ended, th
ministry many aat back a
greater comfort and enjoy ta partlculai
th distress of th tones ever the brilliant
financial success of Chancellor Uoyd
Oeorse'e latest budget. A surplus ot SB.
72S.0M Is s fiscal achievement of no mean
proportions. When o recall th tem
pest caused by th celebrated Uoyd
Georg budget, with Its new taxes on
land values, especially the predictions of
th country' ruin, tb outcome sssms a
wonderful vindication for tha fiscal pol
icy associated with Lloyd-George's name
Tha successful working of th new taxes
in raking revenue from the wealthy class,
combined with Britain's Improved foreign
trade, renders th protectionist cause In
the United Kingdom mors hopeless than
Blobbs Do you think Mist Antique
would appreciate a birthday present?
Slob be Not so much aa a birthday aa
aent. Philadelphia Record.
"I thought I would run over to my
friend s piac In th suburb Sunday snd
get a bite."
"I did. But I didn't know until I got
the bite thst they had Inveeted Is new
bulldog." Baltimore American.
"How did you 11k th show last night?"
"Great. For th first time I've aeen
my wire shed tears thst I wssn t respon
sible for." Detroit Fro Pre. ,
Olbba aly wife explored my pockets
Dlbbs How did the come out?
Glbbs As an explorer should. She ac
quired enough material tor a lacturs.
C0XE, J0CUSD SPUING!
Come, jocund spring, with bud on bough)
With daffodil snd gentle aephyr, '
With rich milk from the brtndle cow
And gladneas In tha skipping heifer.
With blossoms rare.
New hope for bird and beast and man:
Coma, spring, and try
Aa you go by
To be si jocund as you can.
Come, jocund spring, with slop and mud)
With rivers prone to go astray.
With man and beast forced by the flood)
To aeek the treetopa where they may;
With frosts that kill ,
And winds that chill
And roaring rains that halt th plow!
Ton sometimes leave
La cause to grieve.
But, please, be jocund, anyhow.
Come, jocund spring, with burning piles
Of rubbish In ths filthy alleys.
With hilltops wreathed In misty smiles '
And wild stream gushing through thi
And gleeful pups
That tumble, carefree, on the grass;
No doubt you'll make
Old people ache.
But do be jocund as you pass.
Com jocund spring, with rioting,
Housecleanlng. strikes and moving -day,
And all th othsr ills you bring
To spread discomfort and dismay.
With noses Blue
For people who - -
Get off to see th opening game;
Bring chills and togs,
Rata eat and docs.
But pleas be Jocund, Just th tarn.
the Standard for parity,
strength and healthfulness.
0 aMade from pure,
grape cream of tartar,
free from alum and
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