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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1912.
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a Mlflfl. DWIGHT WILLIAMS, ,
was, buw. ;.u7yrMMWom Manager,
Subscribed In my presence M on
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Weather like tbie puts the pump
ctn:pi taste in oa' mouth;", "
Cpe'rhapii, Jndge Urchpald Uilnks. it
may all.be. forgotten W December 3.
Out In California prejudiced folk
refer to him as the "Itinerant gov
ernor." ' L'll Awthah has evidently ttarted
out to capture the world's retiring
Br'er Welsh, our esteemed weather
prophet, sure aade good on that
last rainy forecast.
It Is also a safe luess that the Bull
Moosers .will: need more than' one
ballot to nominate.
Possibly you have heard that old
one about "father goes to the circus
only to please the children." Dear
father! , : f. .
. Perhaps our own auto bandits felt
that It wa up to them to keep
Omaha in the. procession of really
"Mexicans Believe Orozco In
Stralts,".B4yi a .headline,; ; H will
be In worse than ,that it he keeps
on bantering Uncle Sam.' '
' The colonel says he forced Gov
ernor Deneen's hand. Perhaps, but
would he have done so If he had
known Just what the hand held?
Omaha's bachelor maids decline to
admit their uselessness. ' What is
more to the point, they have the
goods to show that refute the charge.
. At any rate, "Jerry" Howard
played safe with the penalties of the
campaign publicity law by keeping
his contribution below the $1,000
mark. , ', '
A Jaunt to Quebec in midsummer
at Uncle Sam's expense would be
welcomed by most anybody, to say
nothing of an f overworked United
States senator. if
One of the Chautauqua spellbind
era doing the Nebraska circuit labels
hlmBelf, "The poet of 1900 and
now." Yes., hut will anyone Hat him
as a poet In 1920? .
A Kansas City paper reprints a
story Of a "near duel" from Its files
forty years ago. And the next day
two Missouri editors pull off a real
duel. And yet Missouri Is a pro
The drowning of nine little; boy
scouts out on an Imaginary recon
noiter Is not calculated to give new
stimulus to this movement that re
quires careful culture to make it
,The signboard of the Bull Moose
party bears two mottoes on its oppo
site faces Viewed from one side It
reads, "Equal rights to all and spe
cial privileges to none," and on the
other side,1 "No negroes need apply."
The long list of orators Invited to
speak at Omaha's Labor day celebra
tion under inhibition not to talk
politics, strangely omits the name
jf William ).. Bryan, the only Ne
braska orator who Dysr talks
politics. ' t ...''..
It la Interesting to tote that the
man who : received that flash from
hades, purporting to be the only
authoritative message from the in
ferno since Reporter Dante's story.
is tbe same man who Is working on
1 new national lunacy law.
Colored voters will please take no
tice of these sententious words In a
press dispatch telling about the con.
tests settled by the bull moosers be
fore their" -convention. "Twelve
negroes contesting ' the seats of
twelve white delegates from Alabama
were ruled out.
Coming Events Cast Shadows Before.
r wish to congratulate the Illinois pro
gressives on their stand for a third ticket.
This is this course that I am most happy
to say has been decided upon in Indiana,
Michigan, Missouri, and while there are
certain states where the conditions ren
der It unnecessary, I am firmly con
vinced that It Is the course? that must
normally be followed and certainly In all
cases unless there is a ticket already n
the field which th progressives are Will
ing to r Indorse, and the nominees on
which ar openly and without equivoca
tion in favor of the progressive electoral
ticket The Colonel's Latest
If coming events cast their shad
ows, before, a complete party ticket
In Xebraska must be on the colonel's
schedule If not already Imminent.
His demand for an electoral ticket
In Nebraska separate from both old
parties has already been made and
if the program here outlined is to
Include this state, then every candi
date named In .the republican pri
mary last April will be called
on to line up with the third party
electors under threat of having a
third party competitor put in the
field, because the difference between
conditions in Nebraska are not ap
preciably; different froip those In In
diana, Michigan,' iMissouri and
Illinois, v f - , ... ...
;V; ' .. Car, Shortage. -j ' ;
JThree prime causes ajfe cited by
those predicting a scripus freight car
Rhortagtf this autumnlack of suffi
cient coal .as a result o(. trouble at
the ..mines, deteriorated rolling
stock occasioned by shop strikes and
the unusually heavy demands of
traffic due largely, to. immense
crops. Another cause might be
Given," namely, the 'cbm'mbh practice
of withholding large hUhlbers of cars
from active use. This :1a done ex
tenslvely by dilatory shippers, who
have a habit of appropriating cars
for storage purposes,' taking their
own time to unload them. Cars
often stand for days on a siding
when they should and could as easily
be promptly emptied and ..sent di
rectly back into service. This is an
lmpositlonr In a. way, on the ; rail
roads, and yet It would seem that
the railroads coald, if they , would,
put a stop to It.
But we are quite accustomed to
this annual autumnal car shortage
scare and this year the enormous
crop harvests Help us, as frequently
before ,to bear up under the weight
of. the hardship. Yet It is to be
hoped that the predictions of the
scarcity of cars has been overdrawn,
for It would be too bad to levy any
extraneous impositions upon the
products of our labor in field and
Democrats and Labor.
The democrats have determined
upon a special effort to get the labor
yp,te In J be presen campaign. t-vThey
ic yiumse in meir piauorra piat
nudes and pledges they promise to
create a department of labor as a
cabinet office and have a bill for
that purpose now pending.
This new-born concern for labor
must be very interesting to' the lat
ter, especially since It avoids entirely
mention of child labor laws, for
which the unions are so Insistently
clamoring. But it would be highly
Inconsistent for the democacy, with
Its cornerstone In the southern
states, to . condemn child . labor,
which forms the principal cog In the
pivotal industry of the Bouth, Its
When the American Federation of
Labor was meeting In Atlanta, Hoke
Smith, how senator from Georgia,
poured out his panegryrics within
hearing of the busy hum of these cot
ton mills where little children, were
tolling long , houra under miserable
conditions for a pittance. And the
painful knowledge of this dulled all
ears to Mr. Smith's fervent concern
forlabor. So it will be, we imagine,
when democracy comes to make a
sham fight, ignoring these poor lit
tle serfs In the cotton mills of the
south, whose "case constitutes one of
the vital elements of the labor prob
lem of today.
The benefits of the agitation for
higher efficiency in social and in
dustrial realmB must, be. measured by
the number of Individuals aroused,
for the Individual, of course, is the
unit of action. And' It will not do
to leave the work of arousing the
individual .entirely to the moral in
fluence of the movement.
It Is safe to say that most of us
operate on a basis somewhat short of
100 per cent. The average individual
does not produce up to the maximum
of his ability, although the causoi
of this differs with different persons.
With some, it la indolence,' with
others, ignorance, vanity,-dishonesty
or lack of proper training, The dis
covery of the cause must, in most
cases, be left for the Individual. All
outside influence can hope to do is to
Inspire a determination to make the
1 But what, a .prolific ' world . of
achievements this ' would be with
every individual making his pow
ers' serve bim and his fellows
to their utmost! Perhaps the re
sults would overrun us. But that
will not become a dire consequence
for a long while, long enough to al
low for all the energy that may be
expended In this task of arousing
the latent ambition and resources.
The people of New York can
clean up their city, however, when
ever they determine to do It.
TlibDay in Omaha
COin PILED FROM Bt, riLE-
Thirty Years Ago
'Iho funeral of the late . William Aust
was one of the most Impressive ever
held in Omaha. The tolling of the. fire
bells was the signal for assembling ttu
tortege, headed by the Union Pacific
band, followed by the fire department. In
full uniform;' the Mannercher. Singing
society, the Ancient Order of Hibernians
band and the Knights of Pythias. The
pallbearers were August Bhoeme. Samuel
Mqtx, Rudolph Trdssin and Henry Seist,
all Knights of Pythias past chancellors;
Zera Stevens and J. "W. Nichols of En
gine Company No. 1," and John Baumer
and John Boeckhoff of the Mannerchdlr.
Captain Sam B. Jones is back from
Grand' Island, having been out there, to
arrange for the approaching Grand Army
of the Republic reunion.
Miss McCartney, traveling saleslady of
Charles McDonald of Omaha, accom
panied the Board of Trade excursion as
far as ' Grand Island. She is the first
traveling saleslady to take the grip In
Postmaster Half has returned "from the
Henry Dohle has Just returned from the
east, where be purchased the usual large
dock of boots and shoes tor ' the fall
Misa Carrie,' McConnell Is back from
the west. .
V. H. Patterson, father of Mr. Ash-
vlll Patterson and J.,. B. Patterson of
this city, died at Jits son's residence.
The remains will be taken back to Porter
county, New York, for interment.'
John G. Willie' family '.carriage horse.
that was hurt In a runaway, died.
Twenty Years Aro
The "Incinerating dog-dy weather"
had no terrors for , the Gentlemen s
Roadster club, whether it did or not for
the poor horses that ran. Kittle Bird
beat Charley S. in th fl-st two heatu of
the i:W trot, time, 1:21. Bob Wells trted
to send Buffalo Girl a fast mile In th
closing event and would have succeeded
but for a bad break In the second
quarter. As It was she made 2:3S.
John M. Thurston ana Henry Homan
were telling about catching sixty trout
that weighed an even 100 pounds, In
Idaho on their fishing excursion.
After much parleying, the Union
Pacific and their telegraphers came to
an amicable settlement which raised the
wages of nearly every man from $5 to
$20 a month.
Jennie Elizabeth Carlson, daughter of
Mrs. Christina Carlson. 1237 North 20th
street, died at her home.
Mr. and Mrs, B. C. Snyder were In
their new cottage at 221? Capitol avenue.
Mayor Bemts appointed Frank B.
Miller, a local newspaper man. as his
J. W. Carpenter took out a building
permit for a. dwelling at 2624 Seward
street to cost $2,600.
Ten Years Ago
The real estate transfer for the day
amounted to $3s,lS.
Mrs. Maggie GUnnon. 1707 Webster
street, was badly burned as the result of
a aasollne etove explosion, which als6
did 50damftg(byflre to her house.
Mr. and1 Mrs. M. v: Cameron or eenuy-
ler were spending the week with the par
ents of Mrs. .Cameron, .Presiding Elder
and Mrs. J. W. Jennings.
Chief Donahue addressed a contingent
of Union Pacific strike leaders and
warned them against committing any
deeds of violence.
Sheriff John Power returned from Un
coin, where be attended a meeting of
county officers of th' state, who had a
scheme on foot to get the legislature to
pass a bill lengthening their terms of of
flee to four years. Power said that while
he was not concerned for his own per
sonal fortunes he favored the movement
County Superintendent Bodwell made a
report showing there were 27.439 children
of school age In the county.
- Mathew J. Greevy returned from Wy
omlng. where he . bought the Albany
group of claims In the Douglas creek dta
trlct for an eastern syndicate for $106,000.
They were full slsed claims, with all
timber and water necessary for quick de
Ecllpalng the. test; complained of by
many army officers, who are required
to ride ninety miles In three days. Miss
Marion Crocker of Can Francisco, who
was one. of last season's most admired
debutantees, has established a new rec
ord for women by riding one hundred and
two miles in fourteen hours.
A gentleman's agreement on the price
of coal among Iowa dealers attracts the
attention ot state officials who are mov
ing for a look into the combine. Dealers
protest that there is keen competition in
the business. Officials admit it, with the
reservation that competition does not
reach prices. The latter are uniform
A Pittsburgh genius Is trying to con
vince the War department that his seda
tive bullet coated with a preparation of
morphine not only penetrates the enemy,
but produces sweet dreamless sleep In
those obliged to take It. As the Inventor
declined to test his claims with hla own
persona, war promoters must worry along
without dreamless sleeps,
Kx.Senator cyros E. W
Woods, once a re-
nirter on a Harrlsburg (Pa.) newspaper
and now minister to Portugal, has started
golf playing In the Lusltanlan kingdom
and Is one of the leading exponents of
the ancient game. He finds a number of
Englishmen In that country as well a
some Americans to play, and Ideal links
have been laid out near Lisbon.
Annoyed by the nocturnal crying of a
neighbor's baby, Miss Sarah Davenport.
of Wilton. Conn., decided that phonograph
music was preferable, and, purchasing
an Instrument, placed It on the porch,
with a man employed to run it from 10
p. m. to 3 a. m. nightly. The neigh
bors have threatened to "have the law
on her." but they tVin't know what law
The upraised hand ot the mighty um
pire stopped the game and stilled a
crowd of LOCO fans while a funeral pro
cession wound Into a cemetery Adjoining
the ball park at Caldwell, N. J., last
Sunday, The solemn rites over, the
mighty one murmured, "Play ball," caus
ing an InstantaneouR transition from
grave to gay. .Tt-e home, team had Its
winning clothes on. i
People Talked About
NEBBASKA CELEBRATION AT BOISE
BRINGS MESSAGES BY WIRELESS
According to the Boise Capital News
the celebration there last week by the
Nebraska-Idaho club marked a great
gathering of former residents of the
Tree Planter state and not the least of
the hit was made by these messages pro
duced by wireless out of the sleeve of
Colonel E. E.. Gillespie, master of cere
monies, In charge of the performance:
LINCOLN, Neb.. Aug. 1, 1912.-E. E.
Gillespie, Nebraska-Idaho club: Gov
ernor Aldrlch has been contemplating a
trip to Boise to attend the meeting of
western governors, and accepting the
Invitation of your' club to attend the third
annual picnic today. For the last two
days he has had his hands full attending
to a "white elephant," and' a "red bull
mooee." This bar kept hirn pretty busy.
In fact, so busy that I haven't seen him
since yeoterdayy When fee arose at S a.
m.. preparatory to taking the train for
Boise, and while he' w&s emptying the
water from tRe wash bowl out of the
executive chamber window he accident
ally drofped the bowt and contents on a
sleeping fl sure under 'his window and
"woke up" the sleeper, who proved to
be Bud LIndsey In ; "disgust." The gov
ernor has been looking for a Senagambtan
in tne wood pile, but didn't expect to find
one so close to the exeoutlve mansion.
This aroused his suspicion and flurrying
over to the capitol building he saw a
figure crouching under the executive
office window, who proved to be Lieu
tenant Oovernor Morehead taking meas
urements of the-executive chair. From
that time on no one has been able to
trace his movements, and If he drops in
on you. from art airship, at the White
City today, give him some of that froxen
corn Juice and I am sure that will revive
" I'LL - B. FULLER,
FALLS CITY, Neb., Aug 1, 1912.iCol-
VISIT OF AN AMERICAN TO .
, . THE LATE
As Described by Hamilton
Jlmmu, , the first .emperor of Japan,
ascended the,, throne ninety-seven ..years
after Romulus founded the city of Rome,
if we may accept Roman and Japanese
traditions. From that day to this his
descendants. In unbroken succession have
ruled over the. Land of the Rising Sun.
Mutsuhlto, who died in th early morning
of July 30. was the 121st of the Imperial
line. He was born In Kyoto November 3,
1SB0. In a pretty villa, near the gate of a
park adjoining the palace grounds and
now within a stone's throw of Doshisha
university, the greatest Christian institu
tion of higher' learning in 'the Far East.
The house was pointed out to me when I
was there last October, but visitors are
not allowed to enter It. .
It was my great privilege to be pre
sented to this man. who though the
"Son of Heaven." voluntarily gave his
people self-government without a revolu
tion or even the slightest threat f pres
sure .from below. :
Our Invitation came to us through the
American embassy at'Toklo. Mr. Lind
say Russell and t were told to wear full
evening ,dreis,, with ,w.b.M.walitcoats and
glovss.r though the ceyemony was to take
fHace at 10 o'clock in1 the morning. Our
wives were to wear" high-nee reception
dresses, of any color but black. At fl:30
O'clock -we 1 assembled at the embassy.
And from there drove with the American
Charge and his wfe, .who Were to In
troduce us, to the palace. ..'
The palace I 'In the very hart of the
City. It la surrouhded by a moaf and
massive rampants of stone, surmounting
which are ancient and gnarled pines,
which used to ambush the archers in
feudal times.. The palace originally be
longed to the Shogun or military ruler of
Japan, but since Tokio, then called Yeddo.
was made the capital, It has been con
stantly used as the home of the emperor.
Before It Is an extensive stretch of turf,
which occupies the area between the sec
ond. . and third or Inmost moat. We
crossed the- bridge that brought us . to
this space without being detained by the
guards, the embassy livery evidently be
ing a sufficient passport. After passing
through the double hedge known as
Nlshi Bashl and driving for a minute or
two through the beautifully kept grounds.
we arrived At the front entrance of the
Imperial residence. The - canon of Jap
anese architecture as well as art Is the
elegance of simplicity. Consequently we
were not surprised to find the palace a
very broad and long one-story building,
furnisned i simply vliufc In the most ex
quisite Japanese taste:, .
Though -the ordinary Japanese home
has no rufhitpre,'; the " palace, was fur
nished 'lir European"- atyle, though the
walla and Veilings; of. the rooms were
Japanese,.':,;, ; V- :
We'" mv 4".t!h- floor : by .ItveVed
attendAnt,iour. wraps taken; : , and 'then
we were itsherebjr tfte, jnaster of cere
monies and his. aide airing a red car
peted hallway Of beautiful Japanese pol
ished wood to the waiting room fur
nished in European fashion. Promptly
at the appointed second the ladles were
taken to the audience room of the em
press, and Mr. Russell and I to that of
the emperor. The halls of all Japaense
houses are next to. the outer walls and
the various rooms open Into the halls.
Consequently the hallB are light and the
roome .are dark. , Aa we approached the
dark threshold of the audience room we
halted, and then, at the proper signal,
Mr. Rusnell walked In with the charge.
They gave us esch the honor ot a sepa
rate audience Instead of having us both
go in , together. . I had ' hardly time to
look out of the window of the hall upon
a lovely bit ot typical Japanese garden
landscape when I saw Mr. Russell back
ing out of the- room. The gentleman at
my sldo whispered "Proceed." ,'
As I entered the august presence I saw
his ma Jetty standing In the center of a
group of seven 6t eight men. He held
his hand out toward me. as If he ex
pected me .to come tqrward and take it.
I was coached, however, to make three
low bows as I entered the room, one at
the threshold, "one at the middle, of the.
room and one Just before I shook his
hand. 60 . 1 resisted this impulse to go
forward, but followed oit my instructions
as best I could, though very awkwardly,
I fear. I then took the hand of the em
peror. His majesty was dressed In the
uniform of a 'generalissimo. He. was
taller that the majority of hla subjects,
but he looked older than I expected, for
the pictures ot hin with Which the world
li tamitlar .were -takw -year ago;, when
he' wa. a, young ir)an HI eovnple'x'lon
Is, virf ', darir.VwWb drooping mandarin
like beard and rnuauorte. his oduJitenance
somber - an4 i his imlenv impassiva. 'and
-r 4 1 .','- ' - 'v 'v.;. 'u. j
one! E. E. Gillespie, Aid to the Scamp
on Governor Aldrich's Staff: Just learned
that Governor Aldrlch has quietly slipped
out of the state and is headed for Boise,
and that you are aiding and abetting the
good work. Hogtie him and keep 'him
there. I don't care if he nevsr comes
back. JOHN MOREHEAD.
Democratic Candidate for Governor, 1912.
P. S. Burn this telegram.
OFFICE OF MAYOR OF OMAHA,
OMAHA. Aug. 1, 1912,-Colonel E. E.
Gillespie. Trustee of Soldiers' Home,
Boise, Idaho: Just got wind of the fact
that a fellow by the name of Aldrlch,
posslng himself off as governor of Ne
braska,' Is ' wise to your Nebraakans
idaho picnic, and will "butt In" on- you
today. I also see that you have corn
juice on the bill of fare whlrti Is strictly
proper, but not for the aforesaid Aldrlch
to drink, and as he Is away from home,
he might indulge. ay, Ed, I'll deed
you the city hall if you'll smell his
breath and get the goods on hlni, .end
send me word by wireless. Understand
you made a great record as a smeller at
the Soldiers' Home.
Mayor (fourth term) and Departed Can
didate for Governor Against Aldrlch
Two Tears Ago.
COMMONER OFFICE, LINCOLN,
Neb., Aug. 1, lBC-Colonel E. E. Gil
lespie.' Care Timothy Regan, Boise:
Your Invitation' to' be present ' at the
third annual picnic of the . Ne
braskans,V Idaho club received- I under
Stand Governor Aldrlch has started for
Boise for the purpose of Inducing enough
Bull Mooers to return to Nebraska ahd
re-elect h'lm governor, and as I per
formed that Important function two years
ago, I can't for the. life of me, see why
I shouldn't be allowed to do so again,
unless it bo that misery don't like com
pany, and I certainly feel miserable.
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.
EMPEROR OF JAPAN
Holt in the Independent.
austere. But no one could fall to be Im
pressed with hla penetrating eyes and his
supreme and majestic dignity.
Without a smile of welcome, such as
all Japanese usually employ at a greet
ing, he turned quietly to th gentleman
On his right. Count Nagasaki and asked
In a low, quiet voice In Japanese, how
long I' bad been in Japan. After, this
was translated to me and I had replied
and it was translated again to the em
peror, he inquired If I had seen any en
joyable sights in Japan.
I replied that I had seen many. He
then asked where I was going after I
left Japan. And after he heard my re
ply he put out his hand again as a sign
that the audience was ended. I shook it
and then backed out of the room, bowing
thrice, as when I entered. It seemed as
if I had hardly been In his presence two
We were then conducted to the em
press' audience chamber, and went
through exactly the same ceremony, the
three, quest.ons asked by the empress be
ing the same as those asked by the em
peror. 1 have since been told that the
same questions are generally asked all
persons Who receive the Imperial audi
After being escorted back to the wait
ing room for a few minutes, we wero
taken to the entrance room, where we
signed our names In the guest books of
the emperOr and empress, and then took
our carriages and went home.
We saw the emperor again on his
birthday, November 3, while he was re
viewing the Imperial troops. After all
the crowd was assembled, t'iie bam!
struck up the wonderfully impressive
national air. and he was diiven into the
vast parade ground In a gold, green and
red ' lacquered carriage drawn by two
superb sorrel coach horses. He sat on
the back seat, while one gentleman of
the court sat opposite him. He was
driven around the entire hollow square
In front of his troops, and then took, a
position In front of a pavilion, while the
troops marched by between him and the
band. His face was immovable and
showed no sign of recognition of the
crowd. In former times the face of the
emperor would have been veiled from his
The crown prince was there, too. He
is a slight, delicate-looking young man,
quite blond for a Japanese. Neither the
empress nor any ladles of the court were
present at the review; but we caught a
glimpse of her majesty once again at the
palace gate when she was returning
home from the opening of some hospital
or charity. The car tracks that her car
riage had to cross were covered with
earth, so as not to bump her carriage.
As she rode by in the center of a
cavalcade of horsemen and carriages the
people uncovered their heads, but uttered
no cheer, as that was not permissible, as
in olden times.
Stolen Br-n!t Thander.
Sioux City Journal.
In most particulars the Nebraska "re
publican"' platform sounds like the bull
moosa platforms that have been coming
In such bunches of late. Iowa bull moosers
will note, however, that the recall
which Judge Stevens succeeded in keep
ing out of the Iowa platform, Is solidly
spiked Into the Nebraska structure.
Colonel Bryan also will be surprised and
disappointed to find a plank chopped and
planed by himself stolen In the night find
Incorporated In Governor Aldrich's plat
form. This la the plank demanding "the
passage ot a law that wilj require thv
president of the t'nlted States, In send
ing to the senate a nomination for
federal judge, to send therewith all the
Indorsements',, written or oral, of said
candidate, and objections thereto.1'
Vnval Strk nt Yellow.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
We are told that the latest member ot
the Allen gang "broke down and wept"
when he received his sentence. All theis
romantic murderers are yellow when the
spotlight la turned on. s
Peril ia Hor Tlar."
St. Louis Republic.
The death of that South Carolina lodge
official shot by a member who was be
ing initiated in a side degree may hasten
the time when horseplay will no longer
be a part of secret society Initiations.
Deadly nrtcf Uvev Titanic.
Grief over the death of her son.Jacque
Futrelle. the author, who went down in
the Titanic disaster. Is believed to be the
dlreet cause of the death of his mother,
Mrs. Minnie Futrelle. who died In Ad
rian, G , recently.
HOW EDITORS SEE THINGS.
Fhiladdphia Ledger: Opportunity knocks
at every man's door ence, but usually a
stupid servant is sent out to see what's
Chicago Record-Herald: Having found
that postal savings bank did not wreck
the republic, the people may refuse to
believe that a parcels post will spell dis
aster. Boston Transcript: President Taft's
bravery is unquestioned. Now let us
see if It will stand the test of an ap
pearance in one of those red. white and
bhte cravats that an appreciative Russian-American
has sent to htm.
Springfield Republican: Iowa progres
sives, In their state convention, must have
forgotten the short ballot reform, one
of the most meritorious ' before the
country today, when they declared In
favor of the popular election of post
masters. Baltimore American: In attempting to
forecast the result in November it should
not be overlooked that there is a large
element of sober, thoughtful, conservative
democrats who can find nothing in Wil
son's radicalism to commend him. These
men will vote for Taft conscious that
such a vote is to the best interests of
the country. ' ' ".
New York Tribune: -Mr. Bryan has
given himself a novel sensation In sub
scribing $1,000 0 the. campaign, fund ot
a democratic presidential candidate other
than himself. ; He 'must have assured
himself In advance that his money would
not. mingle with any contributed by
Messrs. Ryan and Belmont.
Skinning the Iurilan.
It seems Impossible for any man to
act as attorney for Indians without soil
ing his hands. According to Congress
man Mann, two ex-senators, now active
in, the ROosevelt movement, are partici-.
pa tors In 210,C0Q allowed by a court as
legal feeg for prosecuting a claim of the
Uta Indans. though no legal services
whatever ' Were performed. Mr. Mann
says the only service was that of lob
bying In congress for a bill. Most of
the alleged .legal services to Indians, al
lowed by courts or congressional com
mittees, have been of precisely that char
acter. Keeper of the Velvet.
The antlers of the bull moots are in
velvet about twelve weeks and during
that period, according to the nature tak
ers who know, they are extremely sensi
tive to a blow. This sensitiveness is
probably due to the fact that Perkins 1
In charge of the velvet. .
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in a championship team it takes an alert brain and per
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something of an acrobat. Are you doing
anything in that line nowadays
my grand and lofty tumbling. I in learn- ;
ing to manage an aenplane.-UUcagO
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you when you asked him for his daugh
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lt does not seem possible."
"He knew It wouia De 01 no ue.
"How so?" .
"He married a widow, and you can t lie
to a widow and get away with it.
Houston Post. ; v
"This sensational story ot mine sounds
like a chapter from real me in ine
metropolis." said the connaeni "'r-
"Tut! tut!" exclaimed the publisher.
"We've got to draw the line somewhere.
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"This car." said the demonstrator, "Is
almost human. Perhaps you have no-
"Yes, I have,'! said Blnks, dryly. "It
reminds me nf several men 1 know been
smoking ever since we left the garage,
and the but hill we climbed ltjue
like a porpoise. Haven t you something
that Is less human and more generally
satisfactory ?"-Harer'a Weekly. , ,
Lying on the velvet grass.
Watching lasy cloudlets pass.
In the summer days.
Softest sephyrs come and to,
Perfume laden, breathing low,
; Wafting: .harvest lays.
Faintly now the reaper's whirr
Strikes upon my sluggish ear ;
From the golden field;
Overhead the branches green.
Sifting sunbeams down between,
Light and darknesa yield.
Background of the deepest blue;
Shadows sometimes falling through,
Picture quaint and rare.
Hum of bee and song Of bird
Tinkling bell df grazing herd,
Beat the drowsy air.
Cooling breeae and limped stream,
Lulling Into midday dream,
Bringing perfect rest.
Now the sun is sinking low,
Shadows to the eastward grow;
Crimson is the west.
Mountain peaks In sunset flame,
Putting earthly fires to Shame,
Fill the daszled eye;
See. the sky Is In a blaze!
Thus the splendid summer days
All In glory die.
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