Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 14, 1912, EDITORIAL, Image 20

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Btate of Nebraska. County of Douglas, as-.
Dwight Wllliama, circulation manager
of The Bee Publishing company,
duly sworn, says that tha average dally
circulation, leas spoiled, uniued and re
turned copies, for Ue month of March,
lilt, was tut
Circulation Manager.
Subscribed In my presence and sworn
to before ma this Sth day of April. lll ,
Notary public.
Saberrlbers leavlaa ike city
temporarily ahMle To
Be saalied te these. Address
esitl tea changed as often as re
asteeted. April showers are, at least, season
able. 8tand up for Nebraska, the garden
pot ot America.
The long ballot is the strongest
argument for a short ballot.
Well, have you the first fly se
curely shut out of the house?
Perhaps the rivers are trying to
rise as high as the cost of living.
Parte of the south went dry, but
not that part bordering on the Mis
sissippi river.
Memphis Is In a position to dis
pute the old saw that "water seeks
Its own level.".
We move that that cartoon be re
ferred to the committee on Internal
Improvements. -
'"Are we slowing up en the age? No
moving pictures ot the hunt for Al
iens bav yet been exhibited. .... , J.
Emma Goldman Is headed south
west . Is It too good to hope that
Emma my . find her - way into
Meilcot I
We regret to report thst no signs
re visible of actual work begun , on
that oft built , Platte ; river power
'canal. ' . '
Oovernor Harmon flatter Mr.
Bryea by spending so much time '.a
his state. You may keep the change,
, governor.
V It eeema that some measly demo-
crats are scattering tacks on the
- trees' tf Me Rrvnn'a n,e mhh tire
'"istesm roller.
; This long silence on the part of the
' "lce men surely foreshadowa but one
; t thlng, that they are framing excuses
0lxar boosting prices.
It goes without ' saying that It
(takes a magnetic" orator to empty
.our great Auditorium before his
speech la half through.
Senator Hitchcock is certainly
tinging the change on that oppor-
,tunlty Bryan gave him to play to the
s galleries on the "people rule" trick.
If you believe you have trouble,
'. what do you think about th man
t who, when corn waa M bet It would
. go down to to, now that It la shaving
Governor Stubbe
ibe elected chief ot
deserve to be
thoee alg gov-
He has ' adopted as his
expletive, the ' colonel's
( "bully."
Whatever Mr. Bryan said about
.Governor Harmon In Ohio, the gov.
- ernor refrained from mentioning
Bryan's nam In Nebraska la his An
i ditorium speech.
Hearst' New York American says
"A man who accumulate millions
) can do almost anything and buy al-
- most anything." How about a ma
who Inherits millions?
, Major Archibald Butt ha had an
I audience with tb king of luly, the
press dispatches say. What they
i mean is that the king has had an au
dience with the major.
Dr. Isaac Funk is the latest to die
v leaving word that. If possible, he
' would return as a spirit But the
' doctor wisely threw In the little qua!'
ifylng words, "if possible."
'r What does
'nays. "We
mean when i
ougbly, and with open minds?" Does - il
mesa that he will investigate with
a prearranged determination to con-
Tint irrespecttv of th evidence?
Kothiof Hew Under the Son.
"There is nothing new under the
tun, rum ths old adage, which re
ceive additional exemplification all
the while. In one pt the current
magazines Ferrero is telling hd"w he
Mnds counterparts In early Roma, for
our modern plutocrats who turned
back some of their wealth accumula
tions to charitable Institutions and
public bequests as monuments to
their philanthrophy, and hew big
bttiness of ancient days (queried the
little fellow and. routed him out of i
the wsy. The same forces were ap-
rartntly at work Just sfter the cur- bearing a good deal about how the
tain of history was drswn aside, the' "middle man" and the "big busl
same outcry was beard from the un-! ness" bsron were usurping the fruits
fortunate victims of the existing so
cial order snd the same nostrums
and cure-alls proposed by ambitious
politicians and popular demagogues.
Still further corroborative evidence
that there is nothing new under the
sun is found In a quotation dug out
ot a speech made by Daniel abater
in HIS, which Is passing current,
sad which. If undsted, could easily
be ascribed to our own twentieth cen
tury. This Is whst Daniel Webster
There are persons who constantly
clamor. They complain of oppression,
speculation and the nernlrloua Influence
of accumulated wealth. They cry out
loudly against all banks and corporations,
and all means ay which small capitals
become united In order to produce Impor
tant and benericlal results. They carry
on- mad hostility against all established
Institutions. They would choke the foun
tain of Industry and dry all tha streams.
In a couniry of unbounded liberty they
clamor against oppression. In a country
of perfect equality they would move
heaven and earth against privilege and
monopoly. In a country where property
la mere evenly divided than anywhere
else, they rend the air shouting agrarian
doctrines. In a country where tha wages
of labor are high beyond parallel, they
would teach the laborer that be la but sn
oppressed slave.
No one will doubt but that the con
dition of the common people In 1811
as compared with their condition to
day might justify complaint, and It Is
possible that, looking backward fifty
years from now, our present condi
tions may seem Inexcusably bad. But
nslther is there any doubt that all
clacses of our people are right now
enjoying more it wealth and happi
ness, and exercising greeter measure
of liberty, than any who have gone
before them. It is 'not to be ex
pected that men and women with am
bitions for better things will ever be
satisfied with their lot or cease to
strlvs for Improvement. It Is possW
ble thst the clamorous complaint of
oppression and Ill-treatment la
needed as a spur against lethargy and
inaction. The notion, however, that
the ills we suffer are peculiarly ours
and et Ibis era. and that the agitation
against thsm is a new manifestation
of patriotism and statesmanship, Is
contradicted every time J, we read
hlstoryi " . 'v s i
, Threat af lafincsn' 8trikt.
The overwhelming vote In favor of
strike by the engineer on fifty
rsllrosds east, of Chicago can but
have "a. disconcerting effect upon the
public mind. This may still not
mean that a striks I imminent, yet
It dee not exactly signify th op
posite. 8uch a preponderating vote
may have either effect on the
employers of tending to bring them
to concessions or, on the other band,
of deciding them more firmly not to
It has been long time sine this
country has found Itlslf-in the grip
of an engineers' stride, and such a
strike as this could be nothing short
of a public calamity. - In all proba
bility It would spread, but whether
it did or not. It would tie up traffic
and paralyse buslaea sll over th
country tor th Urn being and leave
Injurious consequence. Trains can
not very well operate without en
gines and,' avoiding .all big Ulk
about being able to fill the cabs, w
may a well come directly to the
fact that it thee engineer struck
most of th traina would not run.
In fact, no other kind of a strike
would bring borne to one and all so
forcibly the urgent need ot peaces
ble methods ot adjusting industrial
whether the threatened strike
materialises or not realisation ot Its
possibility, and what It would mean.
must strengthen the demand for the
speedy establishment of some sort
of aa Industrial commlsslnn, or arbi
tration court, to which tiiar be re
ferred these questions as between
the railroads snd their employes
Wnen they csnnot reach agreement
among themselves.
Co-operative Banking for Farmers.
David Lubln. .the California capi
talist,' who ia America's delegate to
the International Institute of Agri
culture at Rome, believe strongly In
the European co-operative banking
system for farmers In this country
aa well as abroad. He came from
Rome to apeak to the Southern Com
mercial congress st Nsahvtll on th
plan, setting it forth In very at
tractive form. !
In Mr. Labia's judgment the
farmer's principal grievance is tbst
outsiders control the marketing of
his products because he is unable to
borrow money sufficient to finance
him and enable him to hold his
products himself. Instead of letting
them go for what he can get for
j them snd turning over to "big bnsl -
j nets" the advantage of holding them
and thus cornering msrkeU or flx-
j tng price. " And th reason, h points
out, that the farmer is unable to get
the money Is that he lacks the proper
rating at the banks. Xow, under the I
"Raiffeison system," as he describes ;
it, in vogue for man years abroad.!
farmers for miles sround combine;
their resources, pool their Interests
and get a financial status and rating
on which they may borrow the J
money they need at reasonable rates j
of Interest. ;
How well the system might work!
In the United States is debatable, j
but this principle of It really does;
em commendable. We have beenj
I of tha farmer s labor. Whether
such a system would tend to release
the farmer from their grasp a trial
of It would soon demonstrate. Yet.
ss a whole, the lot and opportunity
of .the Americas fsrmer are far
ahead of those of thq European.
Misrepresenting- Japan.
A learned Japanese recently In a
public speech here In Omaha aald
that no man la his country is con
sidered well educated today who
does not know, American literature.
He himself bad spent some eight or
ten years in American Institutions
of learning. Msny other Japanese
sre pursuing their education in this
country as the superstructure to the
foundation laid In their own lan
guage and tbelr own land.' The fact
Is, Japanese are bent upon'education.
Lindsay Russell, president ot the
Japan society, said in an address at
the Japan society dinner to Ambas
sador Cblnda that Japan success
waa due to education, and recalled
sn Imperial oath laid down aa far
back as 1868 "Knowledge shall be
sought throughout the world."
Surely a nation so courageously
resisting the. tradition of a dark
past la entitled to sympathy and sup
port from nation like our own,
which atands with the beacon light
of learning and liberty held np to
th world. But a Mr. Russell says.
we are not Invariably giving this
sympathy and support to our sturdy
little neighbor. We are often prone
to misrepresent what she Is doing
and striving for. American lecturers
paint pictures of Japan and Jap
anese life and moral so glaring aa
to vok public denunciation by Jap
anese residing In the United State.
Undoubtedly traveloguers pandering
to the commercial side of their call
ing do frequently misrepresent the
facts about Japan, which la a very
bad thing to do. The great majority
of Americans cannot go to Japan and
learn for themselves th exact condi
tions, so tbey have to rely upon
book and traveler for their Infor
mation. Th utmost regard far-tee
exact truth ahould be the. ruling
passion In all . that la spokan or
written about this, as well a other
foreign countries.
A people bound by the rule thst
"knowledge shall bs sought through
out tbe world" is not likely to be
lost In dissolute living, and there are
so many tangible nroofa tending to
refute thle charge preferred against
Japan aa to lay on those making
the charge the burden of proof. For
the purpose or helping Jspsa to
higher moral or Intellectual stand
ard, It doe not quit appear that
th best way to do that Is to dwell
upon It shortcoming.
Social Senric for the Church.
The task the esrly church set itself
wag the saving of the Individual. Tbe
task the modern church faces Is the
salvation of th community. Rev
llglon today become a matter of so
cial service. The advanced apostle
of th varlou creeds and culta recog-'
nlxe that
The church face the task ot form
ing a fruitful articulation between
the promise of the gospel and th
need of th world. It la not an un
fair test to demand. A goepel tbst
ran sav men from aia ahould have
In It th power to rellev them from
oppression, from social oppression;
the power to help the widowed
mother striving or a livelihood for
herself and calldren; the power to
aid the little child, trying to cope
with the ad vera! tie ot want; tb
power to Btrengtheo. the arm of the
tether and husband wrestling with
heavy odds.
To' tske this power sad apply it te
the social Ills of a dlsessed and dying
world Is the great task ot tb church
todsy. To interpret the message ot
Christ to the world in twentieth cen
tury beneficence, so that the man
snd tbe woman In the street and the
woman and the child In the mill and
the tenement may feel the response
in, not only quickened hopes, but
tsngibl realities that show them In
better living conditions thst there is,
even for them la their present needs,
a responsive possibility in this goe
pel. The church cannot scold an er
ring world into righteousness and It
cannot wish a suffering humanity
Into ease and comfort It must
reach out through this gospel It is
preaching and help to make people
righteous and comfortable, and this
is social service. Th community is
! reached through Its individual mem
bers and civic betterment Is wrought
by personal improvement
Four yesrs ago Nebraska's presi
dential primary preference was
promulgated through conventions of
ail the parties early ia March, and by
April w had all lapsed into a coadi-
The Grants in Vienna
By Victor Bosewtter. ' "
Extract from Letter to The Bee Under Date of August la, ISM.
Vienna has been described Urns
,ne fMteit pnbiic vehicles of any city
tani t0 American travefera. It has in Colonel Fred Grant one of the most
paingtaklng and accommodating ministers of all those who represent the
lBitei gute3 abroad. Colonel Grant, with his full beard, now bears a
striking; resemblance) to the pictures
JuIt fter y,, !n nl, manners he is affable, reserved, yet plain spoken
an(1 we nformed on all leading topics that concent people'on both sides
o the Atlantic He and his family,
cnj03r evening last week, live In
decorated with pictures, flags, trophies and mementoes In a style often found
among our army officers. Mrs. Grant Is a charming conversationalist; she
shows sq Intense intereet in American affairs, particularly the forthcoming
exposition at Chicago and the political outlook ot th republican party for
Although they boast of no great
official station, take rank with the highest at the Austrian court They are
well satisfied with their position, especially Miss Grant a young miss in her.
teens, who, in a letter to the daughter ot Minister Lincoln, at the time of
the' appointment of her father, gave as the reason for her contentment the
tact that In Vienna alone of all European capitals la the water fit to drink,
aa article which, on account of strictly temperate habits, ia to her an abso
lute necessity. Her only brother, Ulysses Simpson Grant, a bright young
man of 11, who wears a military uniform on occasions and hope to enter
West Point In due course of time, I
pointment to the court of Austria.
tlon of satisfied contentment The
effect of the presidential primary
law, therefore, 'la to give us aa extra
month ot political unrest and excite
Clan Barton.
The elements of greatness came to
a faultless formation In th life ot
Miss Clarissa Harlowe Barton, Amer
ica's .foremost womsn. Dying at 10
year ot age, ahe leave a work of en
during greatness, a lasting benedic
tion to the world. Wherever man
kind auffers her Red Cross messen
gers ot mercy minister their tender
relief. As the founder, and for more
than thirty years the active director
ot this society, Mlsa Barton be
queathed to thti world an Institution
snd example which shall carry her
name and deeda on down through
What Influence In man or womsa
In her dsy, or say other day, haa had
freer course? Who shall attempt to
ssy where this Influence ends? What
she did upon the battlefields of many
wars and many countries on this and
other continent 1 more than any
other woman ot her time did, but
that work, great and merciful as It
was, had an ending. This other !bs
Lives Ilk this strengthen faith In
mankind; they show the realities of
sacrifice; tbey point in the finer as
pirations of service, service for the
good ot the world. It scarcely an
swers to call It simply genius, tor
that robs, of the reward thst belongs
to faithfulness and devotion. Yet
she waa a genius, a consummate
genius, because she' had the pene
trating power of perception that saw
th needs of humankind and the un
faltering, fearless courage to supply
them. No other woman and few men
Uver exhibited such power of Initia
tion or execution and her daring In
the face of duty, or what others
might regard as leas than duty, waa
resistless. v . . ,
Tbe world hss net lost Clsra Bar
ton. Desth cannot rob It ot her. ' " '
The two recent costly conflagra
tions are reminders that Omaha has
been getting off pretty easy from th
fir fiend, and also warning against
th erection of more tinder-boxes.
Omaha ought to b large enough
aow to hav a fireproof construction
district barring altogether buildings
ot Inflammable materials.
An tip-state paper rejects ths
claims of both "Mlk" Harrington
and John O. Yslser to tb distinction
of being Nebraska's most prolific
letter writer, and insists that "Char-
He" Wooater be awarded th prise.
Tbe next step will bo to demand a
popular vote on It by Initiative and
What the factional democratic
leaders are saying about on another,
and about th aaplranta for th dem
ocratic nomination, will be good am.
munition later tor th republicans
just as good as what th republican
are saying about on anothar will be
ammunition for the democrats. -
The grand jury recommends the
repeal of the Albert law. Doe It
want to deprive our reform demo
cratic sheriff from getting any more
tree advertising out of those spectac
ular raids?
Mr. Bryan is still throwing bou
quets at Senator La Follette. but If
the Wisconsin man were within hall
lag distance of tbe republican nomi
nation Mr. Bryan a boosts would
Sasaieleia Averted.
Kew Torlt Poet.
It it had been Bryan s clothes that were
stolen. Instead of Oovernor Wlleoa's. the
detect! res would now be watching every
man who get oft tbe train at Oyster Bay.
A Spell of eesoewwttr.
. Pittsburgh Disnaueh.
aesator Heymtra of Ida be declares that
th newspaper make a take of congress.
M is rather generous In him te g'ce th
aewspapers a credit that may belong to
Itself. -
f hlldreau
New Tot Tribune.
Progressives will please wot overlook
the fact that President Taft kas signed
tha children's bureau Mil. whoee res sage
be secured, whew tbey taut glibly about
bis Miffereac to "social Justice."
and tine agsin. It has undoubtedly
In tha world, but what la more impor-
of his father, the great commander.
whose hospitality I had the honor to
republican simplicity. Their rooms are
wealth, the Grants, by their name and
equally well satisfied with "his" ap
,' .
People and Events
Dr. Mary Walker la getting well, da
tptta the fact that ah stuck to her own
treatment and hired the nurses.
On of tha ptctureaqua flood scenes In
Memphis Is a pyramid ot barrels of boose
rolled from wet oa te dry territory. Aa
soon aa the waters recede a celebration
will be pulled oft
A Chlcaga doctor In explaining bis lat
est Hterary exploit, mentioned. "My ap
pendix contains fourteen pages." Still
the author plugs along, defying a sur
gical operation.
Cyclone Davis flashes to the' signal
towers of liberty la Texas th news
that ths hearts of patriate are bleeding
for tha Initiative, referendum and recall.
A fierce epidemic of heart failure Im
pend unless th pie counter la enlarged.
A mere pittance of S10.e00.oao Is all Balti
more hotelkeepera and otuera expect from
delegates and vlsltora to the democratic
national .convention. As a measure of
safety every patriot ghouM go armed with
a round-trip ticket
As thai auspicious Mayday approaches,
when one Moors win bo attached to her
string. Lillian Russell observea that a
bride always weeps as th oay near for
her to leave th old home. Fortunately
th Ohio river at Pittsburgh la low enough
to take In Lillian s deluge without seri
ous overflow.
Two notable parades are scheduled In
New York on May 4. Coney Island open
up the season of frankfurters and side
shows; tha noble army of suffragists
march on Fifth avenue, wearing hats of
Mnform make and coat, boys head for
Coney, girls for th avenue. Either rout
promises headache.
Rhode Island lawmaker offer a fin
exhibition of patriotic seal for a good
thing. A Mil establishing a nubile utilities
commission la deadlocked because a
minority of members Inalet on a proviso
granting fee passes to all members of tha
legislature and some other stale official
Little Rhody official eonae.-onc revolts
against th notion of paying out good
money for an ancient perquisite.
Th Mississippi flood la. heading for
New Orleana at a sU-mlle-an-hour gait
treat levels In tha Crescent efty rang
from eight . to twelve foot balew high
water mark, . "Whenever the city Is
menaced by flood." a resident explained
to a visitor, "usually the lave break
above th city, and th surplus pours
Int th gulf through .Lake Ponchartraln."
Tola convenient arrangement saves atec
lnaonvenlence. , i .
Cleveland Plain Dealer: Dr. fsaa Funk
baa agreed to eall us up from splrtitand,
and Dr. Funk la now there. : We may
leant something sew now. but the chances
are that well sot tb eld easwer from
th operator-The Ira is out et order.
St. . Leu la - Rep untie: - A bomb openly
thrown into a religious procession on the
streets of Lisbon, Portugal, killed five
person anad wounded many more, I
thl eoantry our religious Institutions art
attacked by th cam element, but by a
mora msldloua and venomous method.
Baltimore American: A Boston minister
wants parents t atop talking baby talk
to their children and to read Plutarch.
Plato, Juvenal and Taeltu for th good
t their little lone. But a elaasie home
with modern improvements wold be
tittle more than any family outside of aa
Intellectual canter eould well stand.
8t Louis RepubHc: A minister -was
sentenced to eighteen years' Imprisonment
la Virginia tor the murder ot another
minister, charred remain being found In
tb atov of a church where th tw men
were known to bava mat. Tb "vtetim"
baa now returned bona alive and wU.
HI 'slayer" haa been three yeara la
prison. Should not the state soak some
compensation In a case Ilk that, at ssast
ta an amount equal to the earning power
f th convicted man for th period of
his htcarcaratloa?
hufflo-Shooa and Amber-Locks
6lt together building beacks:
Snuffle-8k oon la old and gray,
Amber-Locke a little entld;
But together la their play
Ago and youth are recoveries,
And with sympathetic alee
Build tbelr castles fair to see.
"When I grow up to be a man."
go the woe one's prattio-raa.
"I shall build a caatle ao
With a gateway broad and grand:
Hera a pretty vino shall grow.
There a soldier guard snail stand;
And ike tower shall be so high.
Folks will wonder by ana by!"
Fhurfle-Bhoon Booth! To. I kaew;
Thus I bullded long ago.
Hera a sate, and there a wall.
Here a window and there a door;
Here a steeple wondrous tall
Rlseth ever more an more:
But th years have leveled low '
What I bulldcd long ago:'
go they gossip at tbelr piar.
Heedless ot tbe fleetlns day.
One speaks of the Ions ace
Where his dead hopes buried He;
One with chubby cheeks aglow
Prattletb of the by and by;
side by side tbey build their block-SkufCe-Snooa
and Aavber-Lecka.
ThuDav !n Omaha
I eaaaw vaaj asa vusuhh
April 14.
Thirty Tears Ago
"Tbe Great Republic." an allegory, waa
put en the stage of Boyd under the direc
tion of Prof. Hager, part ot tb proceeds
to go for an Illuminated clock for the
high school tower. The principal roles
were assigned aa follows: "Goddee of
Liberty." Was Eva Lowe; "Ohio." Mlsa
D. Gay; "Illlnoia," Miss Sarah Mc
Cheane;' "Old Lady." Mis Tina Mc
Cheane: "Christopher Columbus.' J. H.
Daniels; "German." A. B. R. Crawford:
"Irishman.""" J. Northrup; "Negro." C. K.
Cralle: "Warrior." B. B. Bent The chil
dren ef th schools took tb other parts
and furnished the chortue.
The work of changing the court room
for the United Statee court has ben
completed and ready for th May term.
"Bits of Thought" was tha subject ef
a lecture by I. S. Shropshire, closing th
course of the Unity lyoeum at tb Uni
tarian church tonight
An army of men and teams Is st work
on tbe Fsrnam street grade, which is
progressing rapidly.
Th vacant lot at th corner of Ninth
and Harney Is occupied by . the ap
paratus used for laying down the as
phaltura ' sidewalk, about tbe Cossen'a
It is now proposed to tunnel under the
Union Pacific track at Thirteenth street
Instead of building a viaduct ever them
at Eleventh street. Tb estimated cost
of the tunnel is SS.S0Q,
Colonel D. B. Ball, deputy United States
marshal. Is back from hi rsneh. .
Hon. W. H. stung er of Fremont cam
In thla morning and returned at noon.
James 8. Franca as eminent com
mander and Harlan P. Devalon. re
corder, s lined th eall for Mount Calvary
eommandery No. L Knight Templar.
Twenty Yean Ago-
Free silver is rejected by the desve-
cratlo stat convention. Congressman
Bryan's carefully prepared, ouart er
as wed plank being firmly and effectively
sat upon, end later seised snd split Into
kindling woo. A. J. Sawyer of Lancas
ter county, chairman of th committee m
resolutions, wss the first to reply to Mr.
Bryan's plea tor th plank. Of futt of
Douglas came next. Chairman Batty
then batted a few at it; N. 8. Harwood,
Judge Crawford and other lined up
against It and. though the crowd cried
for "Bryan." "Bryan," It would hav
none of hla sacred silver. Oevertor Boyd
beau Euclid Martin for delegate-at-largo
to the national convention. Ceo Oallagher
announced that the Second district had
named John A. Crelghtoa and Charley
Ogden district delegate ta the national
Chief Seavey waa busy mailing copies
of his annual report to th polios' chiefs
all ever tb country.
Th Ladles Aid of the First Mathodlst
church gave a muslcsie. Jules Lombard
sang two solos, T. 1. Kelly gave several
rgan piece. Mis Katherln Col re
cited. Miss Anliden sang contralto sola
and Mr. L. B. Copelsnd S baritone.
J, U. Vaughn baa been detailed by
Chief Beavey to take charge ot th
license matters until such time sa th
city council passes an ordinance provid
ing for license Inspector. . ,v
Ten Years Ago , V
Mlsa Gall Laughlln, one ot th promi
nent .woman'a Buff rags speakers and
thinkers, spoke st Unity church on "Wo
man'a Industrial Position Under tb
Law." Mlsa Laughlln was described by
Th Bo "a forceful speaker, remind
ing 'one much ef Mrs. Mary IC Lease."
Arthur H. Brlggs and wife, formerly of
than an
opera house
No one
'JL!"BB. suri XJSZST
house offers you such
an array of talent as you
It brings to you the living voices of the
greatest artists of the world's most famous
opera houses.
And the Victor opera season never closes.
Come ia and bear some Victor Records by Caruso, Farrar,
Melba, Schumann-Heinle, Tctrauini and other artists.
TasaVss Vktor lor YOU-titst23B. Easy
Ilaydcn Oros.
On to Dallas with the
Omaha ad club
The 8th Annual Convention of the Associated
Advertising CInbs of America will be held in
Dallas, Texas, lasting four days, then a 4-day com
plimentary circle tour of 1,000 miles to Fort
Worth, through Houston, San Antonio and Gal
veston. . A great thing for Texas, a big thing for
Omaha and Nebraska. Leave with us May 18th;
special trains, the greatest trip you ever had, all
for $75.00. Make your plans now don't delay.
You are cordially invited to partake of southern
hospitality. They say it is trade marked and
quality guaranteed. Apply to any of the 100 to
Dallas committee.
Victor White
,v Chat. C. Rosewater
J. A. C. Kennedy
R.B. Wallace
Omaha, were registered at the Millard
hotel from Clinton. Ia.
General Bates and party returned from
an inspection tour of Fort Riley and
Leavenworth. The psrty consisted of
the general. President Horace G. Burt of
tha Union 'Pacific Mrs. Burt, Colonel- E.
J. McCleraand. adjutant general of the
Department of the Missouri; Mrs. Mc
Clernand, Miss Pomp and Lieutenant
City Health Commissioner Ralph re
ported that smallpox was going ou: and
measles coming Irt-
Conrad Wiedemann, M years ef age.
died at his home, MS0 South Seventeenth
street. i
"If your husband were to snout tb you
to bring htm something iipsuura. Could
yon go up to hirar
"Not much! I'd call him oown,"-Baltl-taore
,'Hti George any curiosity?"
What do yo nicer?"
"Doea he know your age
"Well, he knows wht runturv I waa
born in." Cleveland Plain Dea.-e.-.
Wife T really believe you msrrtcxl mo
simply because I have money.
Hub You're wrong. I married yon be
cause I thought you'd let me have some
of It Baltimore American.
Queen Elisabeth was very much pro
voked when she found that her cousin.
Mary. Queen of Scot is, has bora put to
. "I can't help R tf people will lose their
heads at critical momenta," her majesty
petulantly exclaimed. "As far aa I am
concerned the occurence waa entire acc
idental." Baltimore American.
"A man who want a to reach the public
ear ahould learn to express himself la
words of one syllable."
"Tea." rentled Senator Sorghnm. "the
promisee expected of us make It almost .
necessary ta rely largely on tw mono- r
syllables. Tea before election and 'no' Ak, '
after." Washington Star.
Mrs. Fuctose Isn't my new decoJ'aSasi;
Mr. Fuclose Tnu are certain!
tor th pan. Philadelphia RstT.
"What baa become aT'l
'The campaign hen 7
"The one that used to lay eggs bearing
tbe Initials of the favorite candidates."
"Oh. I suppose she haa Joined the suf
fragette movement. "Washington Herald.
"There's nothing that make a would-be
society woman madder than to find her
name left out of the report of Borne
function ahe attended."
"Unless It's to find. In addition, that
th name of her rival waa put In,"
Cathollo Standard and T.mea.
meana more than a botkie of medicine.
It la a compound ordered by the doctor
foe your particular caae. If it la not
properly filled It has no medicinal value
to you. Prescrlptlona filled at any one
of our five drug atoroa are compounded
from th purest druga, Juat as the
doctor orders
Accuracy la our watchword only rec
mtered pharmacists are employed and
every prescription I checked and re
checked by them.
- Thla service cost you no more than
that which you gat elsewhere.
Sherman & HcConnell
Drug Company
g big steaws la Osaaba.
gown great? I tell you is in tbe 'ff a '
Let Carey's Laun-
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Web. ISO. A-1003 I
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single opera
can hear on
tans a dssv.