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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1912.
The Omaha daily bee
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Be wail to tkesau Address
will b casaa-e a eft, as
vested. ; 'i; : : ' ,
The weather is hot enoiigh.to give
everybody a perfectly corking time.
Omaha li getting to be the runner
up tor the rest of the state In every
rain.' . : . '
It is itill a race between Ohio and
Virginia for the ."mother of presi
"Earthquake shocks In Alaska."
Are they talking politics way up
there, too? ,
Bandana, N. C, would be the most
fitting place to' hold the tMrd-trm
convention i -
For our part the azure sky may
change its hue to dull gray any time
it gets ready,.
, Colonel Watterson Jus fallen into
line, but not with sufficient Impact
to break any bones.
The average so-called "new
thought" Is usually a revised plagiar
ism, of a very old idea.
v When it comes to a steam roller,
none can, beat the one kept and oper
ated bjJUi-Sar-Ben at the Den...
America Is starting off in' that
Olympiad Just as it should finish up,
in true American style, winning as It
Up to date the details of tint
$3,000,6o0-primary campaign ex
pense account have not been published.'-
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And lust to think that beside the
people of the city being duped on
the automatic telephone graft, a con
gressmaa was elected on the issue.
Governor Wilson says he has re
ceived 10,000 letters of congratula
tions, r The only thing for him to do
is to publish an old-fashioned card
of thanks, '
Won't George Washington Perkins,
Boss Flinn, Med ill McCormick, Dan
Hanna and young Dick Quay look
the gay part decked out in those
; It goes without saying that the
i ban against using water for lawn
'l sprinkling will be lifted by the time
the leaves begin to turn and lawn
sprinkling Is no longer necessary. -
. And how much did the receiver of
- the Independent Telephone company
rake off for his "year's work," $25,
000, as reported. Well, for an
every day lawyer that is fair wages,
; at least v .'.
Nebraska's election law provides
J; an easy way for new political parties
to get upon the official Fallot. With
the front door wide open, there is no
excuse for trying to break through
the back window.
, The advantage of having a string
of experts Instead of real reporters
at a national convention was dis-
closed in the sure-thing' predictions
of a lot of them the day before Wil
ton was : nominated that Clark's
nomination was certain.
- Mr. Bryan says Clark himself was
to blame for his defeat. It seems
that way. Had Clark not persisted
In hla habitual straddling be, in
stead of Wilson, might have won at
Baltimore. But Clark evidently
banked on the straddle to carry him
through there, as it always had
.done.'. . : .-'-v."',- - V. ; ' .:
The third party-must be formed
of the.. same sort of human beings
who compose the Vher two parties,
all subject to err. How long will It
stand united? Already some of the
original . insurgents have broken
away-' Others will, ! perhaps, when
they see that It is in reality not
what they expected and the rule of,
for' and by one man.
I The Third Party Call
The call for a national convention
to serve as the foster parent of a new
political party has duly made its' ap
pearance, but it must be disappoint
ing to those who expected something
to electrify the country. It fixes the
name as the "national progressive"
party, and Invites co-operation of all
who are dissatisfied with the old par
ties, but it is signed only by adher
ents of a Bingle presidential candi
date, one-sixth of the states and all
of the territories being unrepre
sented, and only three of the sub
scribers professing to have been
previously democrats. ; T '
In ' context the call reads very
much like other calls issued ; from
time to time' for other new parties
that were going to remedy, long
standing evils overnight,' and put
the old parties out of business at
the first skirmish. The projectors of
these new parties have always been
cocksure of a widespread and crying
need for them, and convinced that
the old parties had completely out
lived their usefulness; that the bosses
were all bad bosses except those en
listed under their own flag, and that
there would be a general popular up
rising for their standard bearers as
scon as they were in the field.
Yet it should be remembered that
since the republican party emerged
nearly sixty' years ago from the cru
cible of negro slavery, no new party
has met with any measure of. suc
cess in the national political arena.
If this one is from the outset to mark
the. exception, it will have to over
turn all our historic precedents.
C , Mexico's JCe&l Fighter.
General Huerta's occupation of
Chihuahua, the rebels' stronghold,
puts the revolution down on its last
legs and drives Orozco Into guerrilla
warfare. According to the rebel chief,
himself, this is the last of organized
fighting, and must, therefore, be
taken as the beginning of the end of
the present revolt. How long tho
fragmentary band of bushwhackers
can hold Out against the growing on
slaught of the federals no one can
tell, but Orozco's own utterance is
impressively doleful. 5 ' s v
' Out of It all, General Huerta looms
up as the one man, on'hls side, save
possibly Madero himself, who has
proved himself a real fighter, ex
celling the lnsurrecto enemy both in
strategy and fighting. He has known
what to do with ground gained. He
has not suffered a serious reverse.
And he has had to combat methods
of resistance more savage and bru
tish than the annals of modern war
fare contain 1
" Taxes, v ,
Taxes form a dry subject at best
and particularly unattractive in hot
weather, yet death and taxes are
Inevitable and unescapable,' and the
sixe of the tax burden, is determined
not when payable in December, or
May but when the assessment and
levy are made In June and July.
The reason why we have no con
trol over the amount of taxta we
murt pay Is the multiplicity 0 our
tcutng authorities. Our tax ntt is
not made by the city council, but Is a
combination of levies independently
made by the Water board and the
School board, as well as by the coun
cil, Then, we have county'tates im
posed by the County board, and state
taxes imposed by the state authori
ties, and when they are all added to
gether and rolled into one, the tax
payer weaders how the aggregate
got to big. ' ''
What is the solution of the prob
lem? will be asked. It is the reduc
tion of independent tax levying
authorities, and the centering of re
sponsibility in as few places as pos
sible. ; T. -
The Warring Educators.
The National Education associa
tion's annual gatherings are becom
ing more interesting each year. A
cenrenuon 01 scnooi teacners nas
been usually thought of as a rather
prosaic affair, but that illusion is
being rapidly . dissipatotl. This year
the meeting Is heralded by war notes,
almost as militant in tone and tem
per as those sounding, out the an
nual battle cry of the Daughters of
the American Revolution The con-
llict at the educators' convention In
Chicago, ostensibly. wages about the
scholarly head of the secretary, but
that is only a detail, for last year It
was over the election f the presi
dent. , - ; . ."v '
v But v the teachers have as much
right to engage in a spectacular war
fare as the revolutionary daughters
or as the politicians. Some soft-voiced
sentimentalist might exclaim, "Oh,
but better things are expected from
teachers whose business it Is to up
held high standards." But teachers
must' themselves learn the battle of
life. Let the educators go on and-give
t;s a refreshing Yelief from the ordi
nary run of school teachers "meet
InV'', We need some sort , of arti
ficial heat now, anyway.
"Mark the hypocrisy of Bryan,"
says Mr. Hearst, In one of his har
mony editorials. . "The next day Tom
Taggart, the most corrupt of all
bosses, swung Indiana's vote to Wil
son and turned the tide that finally
made Wilson possible." But at the
outset of the same editorial Mr.
Hearst promises to "support the
democratic nominee." That Is the
kind of harmony that bleeds when
you cut Jt
TUNEFUL SONG OF VACATION DAYS
Anticipation, Bealizatioa and the Setnrn to Earth.
In th soft bours of summertime, when
the mind . of the man or woman, looking
toward th hills and th se&sbor Is filled
with flitting visions of some atavistlcajiy
suggested past, of primordial delights in
th days of prlmitlv race blessedness,
when all' the time was sounded upon th
bells of paradise, how fin a thing Is it
that the present moment falls to fill th
volume of th life. Th present moment
1 filled with business and laden with
worry or Imperative with social demands,
it is the common factor of time. It Is
the unit ml of living. It la th unsenti
mental fraction of a day. The present
moment stands for lrksomenass, for duty,
for doing. It baa no character because
it has no past It has no heritage because
It has no future. Away, then, with th
present moment Let It not bring Its de
mand with It during th season of va
cation allurements. .'
Iwtead of the present moment, un
couth and commonplace as it Is, th mind
turns to the past and back from th
mists of reminiscence com pictures that
are worth more than the product of th
old masters. Back from th day that
have gono aria water colors and etch
ings and bold oil effects, so to speak,
that flit th galleries of th mind. They
ere mostly neglected, often covered with
th fin dust of time, but they ar there,
nevertheless. The present moment stands
at th door. Thrusting it aaid as an Im
pudent obstructionist, th mind enter
the hall that are garnished with th
aardonlx and th opal and th emerald
and th ruby and lighted by th gleam
of diamond. Splendid it is to get within
thos portals. Her sound th best things
from th pott, noted or obscure, who
TWO FISTS THU MPED THE' TABLE
, Recollections of a Meeting Between Eoosevelt and Cleveland.
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. Springfield (Macs.) Republican.
On would like to discount th future
and know whether, whan Mr. Roosevelt's
blographers com to writ of his career
with historical perspective, they will point
out that he learned any lessons from the
experience convention week at Chicago,
A look ahead Into th chapters which may
b written fifty years from now on th
memorable convention would be Interest-
Ing for this, and for many other things,
Will it b written of as an nd or as th
beglnning?-th . nd of th colonel's
ability to seise th political control or
the beginning of a new alignment?
As tor the question of th colonel's hav-
Ing learned any lessons, th spectacle he
has given on his Chicago raid, with his
effort to overcome those opposed to hint
by sheer intensity of vociferation, is
reminiscent of his arliet day in polities,
In essence he has changed little. In 1S2
Roosevelt then a year old, took his
seat in th Kw Tork assembly at Mrs. Ida Strauss, who, with her hus
Albany and soon asserted his striking band, Isidor Straus, was lost in the
personality. William C. Hudson, an abl wreck of the Titanic, left an stat con
member of th taff 6f th Brooklyn stetlng of personal property amounting
Eagle, who recently oollctd his "Ran-:
dom Recollections oft an Old Political
Reporter" Into a little voluma of excep.
tlonal interest, has described graphically
th illations btwen Roosevelt and
Cleveland, who soon became f-wnor.
In 1&84 Roosvlt Introduced a number
of bills relating te th city and county of:
New Tork. which seem to hav been'
almd at nds that wr undoubtedly from peopl on any afternoon. , Wall
good. . With great ffort and In spite of street alone, for. that matter, has ab
serlous opposition, he succeeded In car- orbed more In five minutes.
Ing their passage. But In plt of Clv- In an effort to recall her charming
land's belief In their purpo, h found
them so loosely and so badly drawn, that
thy would b (nffctlv a laws, and
Instead of accomplishing their professed
purpose of economy would probably lead
to endless litigation and Increased -
pens. Boon after the adjournment 01
th legislature. Roosevelt stopped over
in Albany on his way back from Chi.
cago, where h Jhad attended the con-
.,h,.u n1.1L .
V Oil 111 II w 1 si. II IIVUHOWi-M 'W'Ui
after hi. bills, and h soon learned that
VM Jl A-v ..,. ...-. a All
isievetanu immiueu w tciu spume vi sui
of th.rn. KxoUlm.na. "I won't let him
do It" Roosevelt fairly flew up the hill to
th capltol. with Mr. Hudson, who tore-
. ' , . . . , ..
saw an interesting episode, hot in pursuit
Clvland firmly explained hi purpo
It may be possible sometimes to induce
a man to change th brand of hi llckar
and chewing tobacco, but . th politic
it's different '
Amy Old Caadldate Goes.
Colonel Watterson, more In sorrow than
In anger, announces th fact that he
would support th devil if he were the
democratic nomin. Colonel Watterson
believe in speaking plainly about such
things. ' 1 ;
A Badtre of Defeat.
New Tork Sun.
Th laat candidal for high elect-
office whe used th red bandana a his
campaign badge wa th Hon. Allen Q.
Thurman of Ohio, democratic nomin
for vie president In 1888. He was beaten
by Levi P. Norton, a regular repubUcan.
Two More" Settle It. ;' '
- New Tork Trlbun.
Th legislature of Louisiana has rati
fied' the income tax amendment to the
federal constitution. Thirty-four Uts
hav now rattfied, and assent from only
two more states are needed. The six
teenth amendment will apparently be
come effective early in WIS. f
. Peril of Call Coraer. ;'
. Philadelphia - Record.
Holy moke! Any equivalent expres
sion of astonishment will do. Th Chi
cago packers have begun the prosecution
of a Kansas-Missouri combination In
restraint of trade, whose specialty ap
pears to b to tore up the price of
calves. The practice of the accused per
sons was to buy alt th available calve
and then sell them through commission
merchants at a considerable advance to
the agents of th big packing- house.
Th agents confessed to having acted la
collusion With th operators of .-the
Kansas-Missouri calf corner, and th
charge against the latter Js emheisle
ment Apparently It is a crime to cor
ner a product only when it la a trust,
that 1 cornered. In this case unlawful
profits ar theft; In th contrary veut,
profit are the fruits of good business
methods. Th natural Impulse, however.
Is to laugh at th sight of th biter bit-
enchanted the soul in other days. Here
are seen the fin conceptions, th Ideals
relinquished in th stress of time. Her
ar found the delights of architect ur,
the vUtas of travel, th communings
with and acquaintance whose converse
was like the flute of nymph or the pipes
of Pan. Day and moments gemmed with
royal prerogative ar hid away in the
halls of the past, and remembrance,
brushing past th present moment, brings
th mind repletion of Joy and gladness.
These rumination come with vacation
days, when th present moment may be
best denied its claim.
Eevery man has been a poet or a phil
osopher or a painter, singer of songs, a
teller of tales and weaver of romance.
No man who has been normally sus
tained by the breath of life has failed
to be a seer or an idealist, or a con
queror of the realms of science or of
romance. Thar are only two things in
all lit. These ar romance and religion,
and whet is the man who ha lacked
thm bothT -
Vacation days ar days when romance
rouses itself and when religion harks
back to primitive simplicity and when
man is natural. As much a part of na
ture as th vernal leaf Or an unfolding
flower, man finds In vacation days th
weet incentive. ' th dllghtful com
muning, th inspiring : message of th
wide world and th universe of which it
Is a part All voices speak to him and
all lands Intone their song of the race,
Then be finds that the present moment
again stands before him with imperative
demands. He renews his bondage to it,
but with a sens of untrammeled freedom.
of vetoing th bills as soon as Roosevelt
put his question, and Immediately Roose-
relt, pounding the desk before him for
emphasis, began an argument which he
concluded by declaring, "Tou must not
veto those bills. Tou cannot Tou shall
not I cannot hav It . I won't have
Mr. Cleveland sa up very straight In
his chair and replied, also bringing his
fist down on th desk with a solid whack,
"Mr. Roosvlt I am. foing to veto those
bills." ."Dan" lAmont went over to the
window Jo hid his smile. Th bills were
vetoed. Llk the Chicago convention,
and unlike th wall of Jericho, . Mr.
Cleveland was not to b toppled over by
xn4 Chicago convention fund having
been oversubscribed, th contributors ar
now to get back 30 per cent of their
to $260,000. ' ..' 1
A Kw .York judg has deciaed ,tnat
th presence of bedbugs in a nous is
Justification for th breaking of a leas
by a tenant. Sometnmg nam 10
happto a lot of New Tork leas
f New Tork boast that " th 15,000,000
which Chicago reaped In convention wek
Is no more than New Tork take away
granddaughter. Mis Edith Deacon, to
th Joys of the society llf which the
young debutant has forsaken sine the
pathetic death of Oeorg Lea Peabody,
her fianc, Mrs.. H. Baldwin of Newport
ha ottered a fortune 01
A Mi J4 :
Mrs. Nellie Grant Sartorls, whos en-
agement to a Chicago man ha. Just
been announced, wa first married In the
White House during her father's admin-
; -v- m
'"on " Pr8,dent -
Sh was than 17 yars of age and had
' Vlt "isit
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"n ' t w.
even a debutante. Their marriage was
A Great Care-AII. ,
Mr. Bryan, if riven time, will patch
up all th troubles of the republican
party. ' ' . - ' - ' .
. Hodsler Enthusiasm.
St Louis Globe-Democrat
"Wll. I declar.' said Governor Mar-
hall When h wa notified Of his nom
ination. That 1 the Indiana notion of
Saved from Humiliation.
The ending of the convention likewise
saved a lotSf embarrassment to th well
known pride of many delegates who
would hav felt humiliated to have any
body pay their convention expenses.
'. "Search Me." .
' Pittsburgh Dispatch. (
The thieves who stole Bryan's cement
sidewalk may have thought it was hi
platform. Perhaps, now that he has
leisure, he will get out a search warrant
for Oyster Bay; . ;.
' Victories of Dignity. ;.
'r -; New Tork Post ' .: ' a-,
Dignity has It victories not less re
nowned than those of the candidates on
the spot . Colonel Roosevelt Went to Chi
cago, Speaker Clark to Baltimore. Presi
dent Taft was at Washington, Governor
Wilson at Sea Girt. :
Wireless Messmate at Sea. : - .
England. Italy and Japan have now ac
cepted th principle that ships must ac
cept wireless message from other Ship,
whether they use the same system , or
not, and we may look for a universal
adoption of this rule. Anything else
would be intolerable. The world was
lately shocked by the revelation of th
danger that messages of vital Impor
tance might miscarry through the Jealousy
of rival systems, and at sea It 1 Indis
pensable that th full value of this most
wonderful of. modern inventions be uti
lised. On land there may be a division
of the field between ' competing inven
tions, but at sea no such division is
possible, and the various systems must
either co-operate er give way, , , To
world's communications cannot be held
I up by trad rtvalrlea
This Day in Omaha
COMPILED FROM BE.E riLE-a
Thirty Years Ago
Footings made by County Treasurer
Saunter give the total assessed valuation
of all property In Douglas county at
.356,553, of which J2,T61,356 is personal
property. ,O0T,S57 real estate and VMM'
railroad and telegraph property.
A card signed by A. G. Charlton, secre
tary, expresses thank of the Omaha mis
sion for assistance in it recent picnic.
and particularly to Captain Marsh and
Mr. Smith of the horse railway.
Coroner Jacobs conducted four funerals,
that of Mrs, J. M." Folllnsbee at 3 p. m.
at Prospect Hill, of Dennis O' Riley at
the same hour at St Mary's and Henry
and Willie Waegner at 4:30 at Prospect
Hill. .- . v
This Sunday was a lovely day and com
Boyd's opera , house will open for the
season with Hanlon Brothers' troupe, al
though Joe Merritt and Haverly's Mas
todons come In the Interval.
Lovers of fine horses are greatly ad
miring a 1 spanking team displayed by
Charles S. Hlggins. They are bays and
could not be more perfectly mated in
color, carriage, ' size and style, and there
are but few teams in this part able to
give them the dust.
Hon. John A. Creighton and wife re
turned from Ohio.
Mrs. C. i Squires is back from a visit
to Leavenwocth. .
A large number of men employed in the
Union Pacific shops have been let out
One informant placing the figure at sev
enty-three, and there are hints of more
to follow. .
Scholars desiring special promotion or
to make up lost work may attend the
summer school in the high school build
ing, which will continue six weeks.
Twenty Years Ago--. '
Two thousand persons witnessed the
Roadster club matinee at the Driving"
club tracks, deeplte the heavy, threaten
Ing clouds. One of the features of the
card was a running horse race between
The Bee and . World-Herald carrier boys,
won by Th Bee. For The Bee F. Eng-
ler rode Bay Pete, p. Neilson rode Fan
and H. Howes rode Topsy; the World
Herald, B. Hamolett mounted Billy 8.,
Wf -Hill on Billy B., and a lad whose
name was not given rode Nell. It wa a
gala' day for society. Among prominent
members present were Mr. and Mrs. C.
H. Gulou, Mr. and Mrs. John Brady.
Mr. and Mr. Robert Well. Mr. and
Mrs. -Aaron Cahn, Mr. and Mrs. H. T.
McCormick, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas 8wobe,
and among other gentlemen accompanied
by women: Harry NotL Arthur Gulou.
James t. Redlck, William Snyder.' Gould
Diets, W. A. Paxton, Frank Carrolchaei,
Dr. Gtnn and Dr. Robert
Nat Brown returned , from Alliance,
where be went to look after his wonder
ful filly, Mary, that was hurt in a race
at Ponca. i .
A meeting of south sld resident was
held at Metz hall on South Thirteenth
street for the discussion of a park propo
sition. Richard O'Keetfe presided and
Councilman Lowry acted as secretary. Dr.
W. H. Hanchett thought all south slders
should get together and push whatever
thy , wanted. Councilman Thomas L.
Lowry stated that Tom Murray was still
willing; to make good on hi offer to
donate park sites south 'of the tracks.
Finally a -resolution was adopted urging
the park commissioners to buy Syndicate
park and also all of the Clark tract
south of Sackett east of Ninth and north
of th Burlington tracks. O'Keeffe ap
pointed Dr. Hanchett John Rush, Messrs.
Lowry, Stuht and Brennan a committee to
present thi to th commissioners. - '
Ten Years Ago
Rivers and creeks in this vicinity were
leaping out of their banks as a result of
hard rains of the last few days. Papplo
was getting in the" game and making a
lot of trouble for land owners nearby.
Trains were late on all lines leading into
Omaha because of high water.
Mrs. G. M. O'Brien, wife of General
O'Brien, and daughter Frances returned
to Omaha to remain several month. Nick
J. O'Brien, until recently superintendent
of the Southern railroad at Greensboro,
N. C, accompanied his mother and sis
ter and will remain awhile renewing old
boyhood friendships and acquaintances
among his former co-workers in railroad
circles. ' i
County Commissioner James P. Con
nolly and Sheriff . John Power left for
Joseph Cudahy and Frank Keough gave
an elaborate dinner dance at the Millard
hotel to thirty-two guests.
MUs Emma Louise Harris and Mr. John
McGse of Walla Walla. Wash., were mar-
ried at the home of the bride' parents,
Mr. and Mra Lewis D. Harris, in the
Mr. and Mr. Warren Blackwell and
Mme. Blackwell left for Hot Springs. S.
D., to spend the remainder of th sum
mer. ' ' ; '
People Talked About
From 'Franklin, Va comes the report
Of th marrlaeo of Silas Selver.'g? vears
old, and Sarah Tusihg, 72. . , They start
K' ...JJ.J 11. I. w a ... ..11,
each having ten children by a first mar
riage: , . :. v
For the second time In two years the
authorities of Philadelphia ignored bond
brokers atd placed a loan of ttW.OOO
among home people; The bonds in large
and small denomination carried 4 per
cent and were oversubscribed, bringing a
slight premium over par. .
Miss Alma Hummel, who had been post
mistress of Wetmore, Kan., twelve years,
left the postofflce building. Its equipment
and the lot upon whleh It stands, all of
which were owned by her. to the town
Of Wetmore. a prosperous country com
munity of about 800, about ninety miles
northwest of Kansa City, i -
Nathan 8hermn of Whltting-ton, Vt.,
who 1 M years old, has taken entire care
ef his garden this year and tnl'.ks his
eows every morning. Joseph Paplneau
of Stowe, who is U years old, assisted In
splitting sixty cords of hardwood and
plied seventy-five cords of hardwood dur
ing th late winter and spring.
Mra Jennie Denny, 60 year old, a pop
ular resident of Grand Rapids. Mich.,
was a member of the graduating class
of th Central High aenool there this
year. Mrs. Denny was a tsacher in the
city schools before her marriage, and as
sh intends te enter : the University of
Chicago next fall, sh took a short high
school cours to prepare for the required
en trance sxamlnationa
PASSING PLEAS AUTEIES.
Maud Jack seems to be an easy going
EthelEasy-going!. Tou nvr had him
call on you evenings; one can never get
him to go. Boston Transcript.
"Father, our daughter is blng courted
by a poet."
"Is that so, mother? I ll kick him out"
"Not so fast. Investigate first and find
out whether he works for a magazine or
for a breakfast food factory." Washing
"Tou see that young electrician over
there, ogling the girls? Well, he's an
electric spark." ... -. .
"And you see the policeman coming
up behind him? Well, he's a spark ar
rester." Baltimore American.
' He-My dear, you talked in your sleep
a long time last night.
She-What did I talk about?
He Why, it seemed to be mainly abuse
She I wasn't asleep. Cleveland Plain
Madge "Isn't that a very small ham
mock you're taking with you on your
Marjorle "Oh, it would hold two at
a squeeze." .
New days , d e m and n e w
methods. The store of yes
terday cant compete with
the store of today. An. expense-reducing
; increasing Ford delivery car
is the best evidence you can
furnish your trade that yours
is not a store of yesterday.
More than 75,000 new Fords into service
this season proof that they must be
right Three passenger Roadster $590
five passenger touring car $690 delivery
car $700 f. 0. b. Detroit? with all equip
ment Catalogue from Ford Motor Com
pany, 1916 Harney St, Omaha, Neb., or
direct from Detroit factory. Phone Doug
las 4500. -
The Ideal Beverage. Either
Icod or Hot ;
ONE TEASPOONFUL MAKES TWO CUPS
Published by the Growers of India Tea
. Tho ,
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Let Nothing Pre
vent You Getting
Electric Fan from
S ;(! -
Whstever happens, this old land
Will hold its own and keep it stand
Whatever happens, it will swing
True to th purpose and th ring -Of
growth and progress and th prime
High usage of the golden time.
Whatever happens, don't you fear
This old land won't be bright with cheer.
Whatever happens, It will keep
Its onward course toward the steep.
And ollmblng slowly to the day
Break through the clouds that bar Its
way. . "
Whatever happens, this old land ; -Will
trlve three cheers and clap Its hand,
And taking breath for one more, sprln
Go onward to the higher thing
For which the fathers, true a gold,
Strove in the mighty days of old.
Whatever happens let 'em fight
The old land always comes out right: -The
saving common sense of men
Brings back the balanced power agilr.
And out of chaos and of night
The old land turns up sound and right.
Whatever happens let "em split;
This old land will not wince a bit,
But greater than all.weakness shown
By party strife, come to her own 1
Through an unconscious human will
That help hr kep the right road tl!l.
and Lasting ;
Prices the Lowest
- 24 Farnam Street
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