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hE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: SEPTEMBER 1, 1912.
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ahseriber. leaving the city
lesaporarilr afcoald aave T.
Bea aaalled to them. Address
will be changed as of tea as re-aested.
-The dignity of labor also grows
with the years.
60 to Lincoln for the fair
Omaha day; it will do you good.
: - Swat the fly! It has been discov
ered he also carries the hookworm.
Corn tassels are always the stylish
trimming for . Nebraska's autumn
Something' surely wrong over In
Chicago when they hate to advertise
there for men to attend a sorority
limits of Automatic Compensation
A ponderous volume of nearly
1,200 pages on the law of wort
men's compensation and state InBur
ance already on the book market is
a reminder that there are limits to
the automatic operation of any re
form. The mere size of this work,
which is probably only the forerun
ner of many more to come, and the
multitude of cases cited growing out
of compensation laws, must relieve
fears of lawyers who thought they
saw an end threatened to all litiga
tion along this line.
. There is no dodbt that workmen's
compensation laws can, and will, stop
many lawsuits that now burden the
dockets of our courts by providing
a quicker and fairer way of adjust
ing claims of injured workmen, and,
particularly by giving the benefits to
those really entitled to them rather
than, as now, overpaying the few,
while forcing the many to bear their
own loss. It Is' well, however, to
recognize the fact that no auto
matic device can be made to fit all
me varying vicissitudes or lire, or
reconcile contradictory evidence of
persons who see the same accident
from different viewpoints. ,
No compensation law yet proposed
makes recovery unconditional. That
all sorts of debatable; questions are
bound constantly to arise is' Indicated
by the subject matter of this volume
wno.is a. workman ana who Is an
employer?. .'What, Is casual employ'
ment as distinguished from regular
employment? , What to serious and
willful misconduct? What is tempo
rary and what-is permanent disabil
ityt What is total and what Is partial
disability? When Is a etelmant-rightly
a dependent beneficiary? v
au tnese- questions, ana many
more,' must arBa i114 '.recur - under
automatic compensation law mere or
less -the same as undersold methods
of enforcing liability. ' The fa'ct that
there -are liraitations.'Tiwhfch'in the
nature of things cannot be overcome,
does not make this proposed reform
any less desirable, but it is mani
festly wrong to mislead people Into
the belief that the enactment of a
workmen's compensation law is the
Inauguration of an industrial millen
nium. ' " .
plans peace for the world, which
was met by unroarious opposition
from Oyster Bay, from whence came
the demand for more armament and
more wars. The wise men of the
world are for peace; the bull moose
is for battle, at Armageddon or else
where, Just so it's a ructlou of some
ine poncemaa ; has to listen to
trouble, bat he 'is not in it with
the troubles of our great water com
The bull moosers In Massachusetts
are grooming Charles 6. Bird to run
for governor. A bird a bull moose!
a rew bigots will not vote for
me," says T. R. Someone will be
Jn'.November.-vvv' m.-v. M ,-
f , The sun bath 1 having a big run
' German pleasure resorts. There's
"where Omaha 'ought to be able to get
, Into the game.-. .- ,. '
i, .Anyhow, Colonel Yeiaer still has
. the. Implicit confidence of the gov
ernor, no matter what the bull moos-
i trs may do to him.
H is really mean in Mr. Hearst to
; put those letter writers to so much
trouble searching, back files to re
fresh. their memories. "
t ; 1 ;
; Wonderful , progress has 'been
cored by auto makers, but they have
yet to produce a noiseless machine
that Is really noiseless. ,
- ; A Chicago Judge? told- a young
woman. in his court how to get a
baby of her own. No, he didn't tell
her anything she didn't know.
i ; Democrats are going to demon
!, strata to the farmers the great
; profits of the harvester; trust,' but
: how is that going to help T. R.T '
., . It seems that the head of the lino
type concern had to go all "the way
It Reno to find a matrimonial type
i caster that eliminates the hyphen. -'
j ' ; A million miles of mail routes will
I be covered under the parcel post
rone system. Does that give you a
) better idea of tie size of the United
States? . ! . y '
i It is a pretty safe wager that out
court house contractors will not pay
anything as penalties for delay that
they do not have to pay at the end of
j The speed mania is gathering its
? victims again. Omaha has so far this
isason escaped with tolerable good
' luck, but it may be well to rap wood
Rev. In-HJs-8teps Sheldon clamors
for a "progressive" church. Why
not go the whole way, and have a
"progressive" Bible, as well? We
know where they can get a man to
V Tomorrow labor will be extolled
by many eloquent speakers, but the
workingmen of America must not
forget that labor Is serviceable only
as it Is properly applied. Platitudes
can not be piled high enough to ob
scure this fact
J Chicago now figures that its laun
trr bill is Increased 117011,000
yearly by reason o? the smoke
fcuisanee. Which reminds us that
Omaha has some smoke nuisance to
contend, with,, especially during the
Delivery of, the Sunday Newspaper.
Just now the postmaster general
and his assistants are bending tbeir
energies to devise ways and means
of jutting In .force the congressional
order closing first and second clans
postoffices on Sundays, and to do so
without clogging the arteries of the
mails and without inflicting unneces
sary hardship upon postof flee ' patrons.
Everyone will, agree that postal
clerks and carriers are entitled to
liberal treatment in ' the matter of
days and hours of work, but congress
evidently took the step it did with
out' considering the consequences
carefully or guarding sufficiently
against incidental 'difficulties. It
could have accomplished all that is
really desirable by merely insuring
postof flee employes one day of rest
out of seven. and prohibiting - any
work on Sunday that can as well be
done on a week day.
. Bo far as newspapers are con
cerned, the Sunday issue of the paper
has come in this modern day to be
as much of a necessity to the lntelli
gent person keeping abreast of the
times as the week-day issue, and it
devolves upon the postofflce authori
ties anil the publishers to work out a
way of getting the Sunday newspa
per in the hands of the subscriber
who wants it without unusual delay.
The vast majority of readers of The
Sunday See live in cities where The
Bee maintains Its own delivery sys
tem, and cannot by any possibility be
affected by postofflce changes. To
the others we wish to give assurance
that arrangements will be perfected
wherever necessary to continue to
serve them with their Sunday news
Color Only Skin Deep
After a great tempest in a teapot
the American Bar association, com
posed of the most able and distin
guished members of the legal pro
fession in this country, side-stepped
the color question by adopting a
resolution affirming the membership
rights of the three negroes who had
been admitted, but at the same time
reciting that it was never contem
plated that members of the colored
race should become members of that
association, and requiring in' the fu
ture recommendations of colored
lawyers for membership to set forth
that fact explicitly. " By this self
contradictory action the ' lawyers
have apparently gotten out, of their
quandary without repudiating tor er
pelUng the objectionable member,
and yet shutting the door to future
repetition of the humiliating situa
tion. V 1 -
This squabble over negro. members
we have referred to'as a tempest In
the teapot. Everybody knows 'that
color is but skin deep, and that a' lot
of people with white exteriors are
blacker underneath , than the darkest
Senegambian who ever came out of
Africa. Everybody knows, too,, that
subcutaneous black is. not confined
to any particular occupation or call
ing, but is' to he found in the legal
profession the same as elsewhere
The presumption is that the local
councils recommend for membership
tn the American Bar association only
lawyers of good repute' and clean
records, but that presumption is no
more a certainty in this respect than
has been the presumption that the
recommendation of a negro would be
accompanied by a statement of his
color. If the association 1b here
after going to be so particular as to
external color It ought to exact of
aspirants for admission into the
charmed circle sworn answers also
to various questions framed to estab
lish unimpeachable qualifications
We repeat that a man need not have
a black skin to have a black record,
and the gradations of the one
should demand as much, at least, at
tention as the gradations of the other
in conferring the Bar association
patent of legal nobility.
Wise Sir Wilfred.'
Sir Wilfred Laurler, who went out
of power on the anti-reciprocity wave
that swept Canada last year, did not
part with his wisdom on giving up
his office. Speaking at a public din
ner in Ottawa, he referred to the
Panama 'canal bill and the British
complaint that it violates 'a treaty,
saying he did not doubt that
diplomacy would find a solution.. He
added that for 100 years all differ
ences between the United States and
Canada had been settled by arbitra
tion and that "a bad arbitration is
better than a war." " ; j
Then he sounded the keynote of
Canada's prosperous growth, saying: !
"In England they think of arma
ments and wars as in Canada we
think of railroads and public works."
The Dominion has little occasion to
take part in the affairs of the world,
and Is thus enabled to give all of its
governmental, energy to matters at
home. Row well this has been done
Is proven by some of its accomplish
ments. Laurier was working on this
line in his advocacy of reciprocity
when he was swept out of office on
a " wave of combined ..torylsm and
Jingoism, ,; . '. v V ' v Z
. His message at present is broader
than Canada's dominion; it may well
he heeded by all the powers of the
world. Giving attention to'rsJlroads
and public works, rather than to
wars and armaments, means growth
rather . than destruction. . And , this
was another of President Tail's big
Education "and Beg-ging.
Under this heading the current
number, of he. World's Work throws
out some suggestive thoughts about
the irreconcilable conflict in the con
junction in the college president of
the direction of the students' educa
tion and the begging of donations to
the endowment ' '
To do good work, it is explained,
a college must have more money
than its students pay, and ' must
make up this difference by private
gifts or public subventions. Theoret
ically, the state universities have
the right economic bash that edu
cation is a public function for which
the' state must furnish the funds
yet even in states which proceed on
this theory, the university president
as a rule has to wrestle with legisla
tures holding the puree strings and
devote toward getting appropria
tions time and energy which should
be centered in educational work. The
tendency is more pronounced in state
institutions than in others to place
the responsibility for financial and
business management separately, and
leave the head of the institution
more free to grapple with the prob
lems touching discipline and general
culture. . The writer quoted' fears,
however, that the noticeable gain of
our colleges and universities in
financial strength, physical equip'
ment and the number of subjects
taught, is at the loss of intellectual
and mora power, by which be doubt
less means thoroughness of training.
It may be fairly questioned, we
believe, whether this loss is not
relative rather than absolute, lndl
eating merely that the physical ex
pansion of our colleges and universi
ties has gone on of late at a faster
pace than the educational progress
The need of a better balancing be
tween the two Is plainly real, and
opens up a far-reaching problem
calling for the most careful consid
eration, not only of our educators,
but of all concerned in the success of
Our institutions of higher learning.
know. We have not the art galleries
of London, Paris, Berlin or Rome,
but no artist ever imagined1 more of
beauty than belongs to the eyes of
one who rides from Omaha to 8an
Francisco. No bluer sky is ever
studded with brighter stars than
that which canopies the empire from
the Missouri to the coast. No more
rugged grandeur of heaped up gran
ite, of dashing waters, of wide
spreading valleys, of everlasting
snows and never melting glaciers,
can be found anywhere than are of-j
fered In the western mountains of
the United States. The wonders of
Yellowstone, Tosemite, and Glacier
National parks are wonders of the
world, and have not their counter
part in all creation. The fjords of
Alaska equal those of Norway,
Switzerland's Alps are duplicated
many times over in the Rockies and
the Sierras, and so the list might be
If patriotism does not appeal to
those who annually hurry away; to
Europe, curiosity might, if it were
ever properly aroused.' At all events,
"See America first" ought to be the
ambition of every American.
This Day it. 0maMi
COMPILED PROM BEE I ILf-9
'. . Responsibility in Divorce.
An eastern judge, whose experi
ence in the matter of granting' di
vorces has been sufficiently extensive
to warrant his speaking as . with
authority, suggests in a magazine ar
ticle that the plaintiff In all divorce
cases Is at least negatively responsi
ble for the condition that has led to
the suit. He analyzes his proposi
tion thoroughly, end with such a
show of logic as must convince any
that Jie is not merely exploiting a
V Following the average divorce case
back, to its origin, he finds it starts
in something the aggrieved party
might "have avoided by just a little
care 'at the right time. Where of
fending habits are complained of, he
finds that they generally existed be
fore marriage, and with the full
knowledge of the partner who later
complains of theoffense. In such
eases he points out that unhappiness,
if not divorce, Is almost sure to fol
low,' In all these cases the plaintiff
is to blame for having entered' upon
a marriage contract knowing of the
faults that later lead to separation.
In these cases the judge suggests
that lovers either settle the matter
before wedding, or readjust their
prejudices after. ,
The judge also calls attention to
what he believes to be supported by
facts, that divorce is less frequent
among the intellectually trainea
classes than among those who are
less well educated. And this not be
cause the educated man or woman
shrinks from divorce hut because
they are better fitted to adjust their
habits and Ukes and dislikes one to
Last of all, and perhaps as com
forting as any of his other con
elusions, this Judge does not see the
total wreck of our institutions as a
result of the divorce Custom's
Thirty Years Ago
Prospects point to a lively fight for
control of the Douglas county delegation
to the republican convention, the prise
sourht being the nomination for congress,
tor which John M. Thurston la backing
Church Howe against John L. Webster,
while Pat O. Hawes, who calls himself
"contingent congressman," wants te be
, -The river la ,lower than it haa been for
Hanlon Brothers held forth In "L'Voy
age En Suisse" at Boyd's opera house.
St. Catherine's academy, corner Eight
eenth and Cass, reopened. '
Jlni Whitney, who has been pitching
for the Bostons, will rejoin the Union Pa
cifies at the close of the league season.
It is reported that Chief Engineer T. E.
Calvert of the B. A M.fwill soon be pro
moted to the superintendence of bridges
and construction. ' '
At a special meeting of Fire King en
gine and hose company No. 2' these offi
cers were elected: Colonel Prank P. Han
lon, 'president; William Moran, secretary;
Barney Shannon, treasurer; Joe Teahon,
foreman; William Clark and William Me
Cone, assistant foremen ; Colonel C. J.
Smyth, J. J.. Galllgan and Gus Engle,
board of truteee.
. M. G. Doty has been appointed deputy
city marshal.' r
Mrs. Helen M. Gouger, a prominent
woman suffragist of Indiana, is In Omaha
and will be here for the convention.
People and Events
One aspiring bull moose presiden
tial elector, masquerading under the
republican label, thlnkB it ls'im
pertinent" for any one to ask him
to get off the republican ticket, and
bolst his' own colors. Suppose one
of the electors nominated by the
democrats should announce that he
was for Taff, or Roosevelt, or Debs,
and would under no condition cast
his ballot for Wilson, would the de
mand for him) to get off the demo
cratic ticket be "impertinent?"
"See America Firit.7
This slogan, not a new one, was
reaffirmed by the Transmississlppl
congress at Salt Lake City last week,
It ought to be blaioned on the mind
of every American who has a vaca
tion to spend In travel. Without in
any way disparaging the attractions
of Europe, the broadening of mental
processes that may result from a
tour among the older nations of the
world, the attractions of America
and the equally desirable, extension
of polite, nptto speak of patriotic,
knowledge that comes from easy fa
miliarity with them, ma,y bs insisted
upon. '' ' 'U'
) Picturesque beauty, grandeur and
sublimity, historic interest, and all
the attributes of scenery, save per
haps ruined baronial strongholds,
are offered in America In a profusion
the like of which Europe) can never j
Individual drinking vessels for
horses Bre proposed by the New York
health department as conservation
measure resting on the same ground
as. the individual cup for human
drinkers. The next thing will be In
dividual cheeses for the mice and
senarate wallowing mires for the
pigs. - .
The introduction of dynamite into
labor disputes Is not calculated to do
either side any particular good, as
has been amply demonstrated. It is
miich to be desired that future dis
agreements between employer and
employed may be conducted without
the introduction of high explosives.
Preachers are now warned against
temptation, such as the desire to de
liver sensational sermons, to com
plain of poor pay, and other similar
devices that entrap them. ?? this
keeps on the preacher will be held
down to simple religion as a topic
Everybody will be glad to know
that the. Blue army, was successful
In repulsing the attack of the Red
Invaders, aimed at Leavenworth. It
makes one shudder to think of Leay
enworth in the hands of the enemy
and Editor Anthony not there.
Twenty Years Ago
Five thousand .people witnessed the
races provided by the Douglas County
Fair association. The big feature of the
day was Bobby P, the gallant little stal
lion owned by" Ed Pyle of Syracuse, Neb.,
who lowered his own record to 2:21 and
won his. race. , ',
Mr. Baxter, buyer for the Morse 'Dry
Goods company, returned from the east.
C. S. , Culllngham, tennis champion of
Nebraska; J. W. Battin, W. D. Osgood,
Conrad Toung and F. ;X. Vail of the
Omaha Tennis club, were planning to go
to Lincoln to compete in the state tennis
tournament. .'. ' h, .
Mr. George B. Lane of Olympla, Wash.,
and Mrs. F. B. Denney of Mayville, N.
D., daughters of the , late E- B. Wood,
were visiting their mother at her home,
421 North Thirty-ninth street.
M. V. Gannon, who had been danger
ously 111 for some weeks, had o far re
covered aa to be able to walk about the
streets.- - ; ''.
Mayor Bemls approved John Grant's
contract for paving Fortieth street from
Davenport to Cuming and for repairing
Park avenue to Hickory street. The two
Jobs meant the laying of some 20,003
square feet of asphalt
Ten Years Ago
TJnion Pacific strikers formed a long
procession that marched through -.the
streets and wound up at Courtland
beach for a Labor day celebration.
Among the speakers were George J.
Kleffner, chairman; Father Williams and
others. . J ,
Pa Rourke'a ball team beat Dea Molne
twice. In the-, morning by S.to 2, with
Osoar Graham and Gonding the battery;
in ' the 'afternoon, to V with Miner
Brown and Gonding. Graham allowed
the visitors three hit and Brown let
them have four.
Governor Ezra P. Savage and his be
Jeweled colonels were the guests of Ak-8ar-Bn
at his den, and it so happened
that a large number of visitors from ten
different states were present New York,
Pennsylvania, Illinois, Missouri. .Iowa,
Massachusetts, Maryland, Wyoming, Ohio
arid Colorado. t
James A. Langfltt, supreme regent,
and W. O. Robson. supreme secretary of
the Royal Arcanum, en route eastward,
stopped over in Omaha and were enter
tained by the brethren here. A reception
was tendered them at the First Congre
gational church at which William M.
Samuel Burns was nursing a broken
wrist, the result of a fall in his Farnam
street store. - . ,
GIVIXG. AWAY SECRETS
Capacltr of Blondes aad Brancttes
for SplrMaal Comfort.
Observations made by American sur
geons that blond men are most sus
ceptible to the effects of alcoholic ex
cesses than are brown-eyed and dark
haired males have been confirmed by a
well-known woman physician of London.
As might be expected, this practitioner
has in mind, more particularly, women
of the blond and brunette types; and her
references are, of course, Strictly lady
like. The brunette, she says, is natur
ally more lively than her blond sister;
and, while ahe needs no spirits to ralso
her spirit she can indulge In larger
draughts without becoming "gay" being,
generally speaking, stronger and more
Immune from the after-effects of gen
erous feeding and nibbling. And here
comes Ue. '.'most unklndest" cut for the
blonde: "Men who. are keen judges Of
human .nature will invariably prefer
brunette partners at suppers and balls."
Let the blond hide her diminished head
or dye her hair and stain her lovely skin
with walnut Juloe, and let the dark ladles
who bleach their curia yellow beware of
such silliness. -v, , -.
One of the mysteries of the time is why
women dispose of their husbands by
shooting when divorces are easy to get
Alimony is more soothing to a seared
heart than a funeral b'U. ;
"He looked upon her consummate loveli
ness and his heart melted," writes a
member of Chicago's literary colony.
How the Chicago weather man can hope
for salvation after putting out such -a
roast as that, .'s a conundrum that would
stump a campaign prophet
The favorite old story of the man who
befriended a poor but "respectable tramo
and was rewarded later with a fortune.
Is making its em!-nnuil rounds. ' Such
things have actually happened, but the
surest way to give hope the sunset glow
Is to plug away at the regular Job.
"Old subscriber" can possess his soul In
patience. Owing to . Improved., modern
equipment a defenseless public need not
be harried by nine weeks of campaign
ing. With the a!d of modern pneumatic
hammers warranted to deliver S.800 blows
a minute, the spellbinders . can insure
deadly execution in three Weeks.
Down In Adams county, Ohio, and Bea
ver, Pa., where the priees of votes
ranged from $4 to $19 each, some anxiety
exists lest a slice of the Archibald do
nation reached their pockets in the fall
of 1904. While all kinds of money looked
good to them, had they but known they
would have spurned the Standard taint.
An eruption in South Carolina Is over
due. ' Though feeble and unable to para
lyse his enemies with vocal thunder, Sen
ator Ben Tillman managed to Insert his
pitchfork in the quivering cuticle of
Colonel Cole Blease, and win out at the
primaries. If the colonel hasn't cut loose
ere this . it is because : ah avalanche of
adverse votes smothered' the notes t his
scream. : t -
First Citizen Who is that stranger
hurrying down on the other side?
Second Citizen I don't recognize him.
Must' be a new political party. Judge.
"A man who tells his troubles wastes
his time,"sald the ready-made philos
opher. "Yes." replied the plain citizen; "but
sometimes I think It's better for a man
to tell his own troubles than to depend
on some one who Is campaigning to recite ;
them for him."-Washlngton Star. 1
"Twenty-two per cent of all the ae- i
cldent claims last year . were paid to
victims of automobile " mishaps.-1 Our
ratee are altogether too low." it
"Well!" ' ' ' '
"There's no help for it we've got to
make the pedestrians pay a good deal
more." Cleveland Plain Dealer. (
LI5COLN AS A TRAVELER
the Family from
(New ; York World. ) .
The route taken by the Lincoln family
in removing from Indiana to Illinois In
1A30 has been officially determined by act
of the Illinois legislature, and the state
historical society Is , preparing to mark
It with monuments. The route led across
the Wabash river at.Vincenne. through
Lawrencevllle, Parts and Shelbyville to
Decatur. Abraham LIneolni was twenty
one years old at the time.
The trek of this humble family through
the prairies of the middle west possesses
the sentimental interest that attaches
to everything relating to Lincoln. Thanks
to, the spirit which fosters the identifica
tion and preservation of all historical
landmarks, it will henceforth serve the
uses of an automobile "run." But a re
flection prompted by the charting of the
route is as to how little of a traveler
As a youth he went down the Missis
sippi to New Orleans and there witnessed
the sale of the slave girl which inspired
his hatred of slavery. He cme east to
make his Cooper Union addrees, and
again to be Inaugurated, and he visited
some of the Virginia, battle fields during
the war and Gettysburg after. But he
knew nothing of the great west beyond
thf Mississippi, nothing of New England
except the few cities in which he spoke
following his New York address, and
but little of the south;"
All the traveling Lincoln did in his Hf-.
time ' hardly ' equalled the mileage of-
single campaign itinerary of later presi
dents. He lived before the "swing around
the circle" had been originated, befor
the days of "traveling presidents" with
government vessels and private cars at
thetiv disposal before even the "summer
capital" at the seashore had been estab
."What are vou: Duzzllnit about?"
"I'm writing a sketch for vaudeville on
the current political situation."
"Well, you ought to have plenty , of
good stuff to put in."
"That Isn't what puzzles me. I've, got
so much good stuff I don't know what to
leave out." Baltimore American. .
"Well, how abovt It?" -f
"Her father and mother both object, to
"Hard luck for fair. It's the, first
thing ther have agreed on m yean.,"
Louisville Courier-Journal. ; i
"We call that girl Juares."r
"She's been captured six times already
this season.!' Pittsburgh Post.
Mrs. Youngbrlde (at the baKer'sthe
holes In these doughnuts are very large.
You ought to make some reduction.
Baker-Can't do that, mum. but I'll al
low you a cent each for the holes if
you'll return 'em. Boston Transcript
"I suppose, said the man . who ' was
lounging in the garage, "that before a
man buys an automobile he ought to
learn all about its. working parts and its
"I'm not so sure about that" guardedly
answered the. keeper of the establish
ment. "If he does, by George,': the
chances ate that he won't buy it "'Chi
cago Tribune. -
THE BOEDER LIGHTS.
ROLLIN J. WELLS.
A little more tired at close of day; ,,
A little less anxious to have our way;
A little less ready to scold and blame.'
A little more care for a brother's name;
And so we are nearinx the Journey s ena
Where time and eternity meet'and blend.
' ' .1
A little less care for bonds and rold.
A little more zest In the days of old,
A broader view and saner mind,
And a little more love for alt mankind;
And so we are faring a-down the way
That leads to the gates of a better day:'
A little more love for the friends of youth,
A little less zei for established trutn, ,
A little more charity In our views,
A 1'ttle less thirst for the dally news;
And so we are folding out tents away
And passing In silence at close of day.
A little more leisure to sit and dream,
A little more real the things unseen,
A little nearer to those ahead, . f
With visions of those long-loved and dead
And so we are going where all must go,
To the place the living may never know.
WHAT GKANDM0THES HAD.
Strickland GUliland In Leslie's.
Grandmother used to go and see
Folks who were sick, and make them tea
Of boneset and camomile,
And' fuss around the bed, and smile,
And not go till some neighbor came
That she was sure would do the same.
Unless they met her at the door
And put up an emphatic roar
About it's being smallpox, or ;
Some ailment to be watched for.
She never even stopped to ask
If, while about her loving task,
Herself might be endangered. ,;Ncv..
She hadn't read her Bible so. " " "
A.' TV'.: .j-'-' tJ.' S , i . rv
She'd only found the texts that said,
"Sick have ye tended," "hungry fed,";
And such old fashioned foolishness . '
Ere modern wisdom came to bless.
Now,' when we hear a neighbor's 111
We close the door and wash the sill y
With antiseptics, so we'll not
Get the disease the friend has got
Sometimes I think 'twere not so bad
Should we catch what grandmother had!
Our former - fellow townsman,
Henry D. Estabrook, has lost none
of his ability to coin striking
phrases by reason of removing from
Omaha to New Yorfc. - "One-eyed
leaders of the blind" Is a picturesque
as well as apt description."
' And to think that the distln
guiaHad hydraulic statesmen who
have constituted our Water board
fought for nine years to get out of
buying the South .Omaha part of the
water plant. , V . ', ':
Prom Sire to Soa. "
Bramwall Booth succeeds his distin
guished father as head of the Salvation
Army. He receives the appointment by
virtue of a note left by the late General
Booth and opened after his death. There
is no conference of the leading officers,
much leas aa election by the rank and
file. Just the will of one man, accepted
without question. It amounts, of Course,
to rule by a dynasty; But "armies" have
frequently been ruled ahat way, and the
Salvation Army probably works rather
better that way than it would in a more
democratic fashion. The existence of this
autocracy In a democratic age Is a re
minder of the bewildering variety of In
stitutions through which mon work, in
stitutions In all stages of development
HY Not Use
;:SldaSoap instead of the
poorest? The differ
ence in cost is tri
fling; the result in use
does so much for poor complex
ion,, red, rough hands; dry, thin
and foiling hairand baby skin
troubles, especially, when as
sisted by Cuticura Ointment,
that no other can take its place.
Besides, it satisfies in purity, delicacy and fra
grance the most discriminating. Sold everywhere.
IRES UMflEa vftfc Hx 8Ua Book. Address "Cutienr,H Dept. 79, BeettSk
A Beautiful Complexion
' Aaotkcr Reoralt M Atm.sreSdoa. "
New Tort World.
In spit, of Perkins, la spite of Fllnn, in
spite of Tim Woodruff, w hav at
times been disposed to doubt the sincerity
e( the Wrd-term party. ;Now that the
Hon, Bourse Cock ran has "been nomi
nated for congress by MY. Roosevelt's"
organisation In Mr. Roosevelt's home dis
trict, all eur doubts are dissipated.
Whether he serves Crocker or serves
Roosevelt, the Hon. Bourse Coekrsn will
always he found eattUag for th. Lord.
Mf St Yornn
In Tn Days
Vud mni Emdarud
NADINOLA banishes tan, sallowness,
frtckJes, pimples, liver-spots, etc. Extreme
cases twenty dart.. Rids pores, and tissues
of imparities, leaves the skin clear, toft,
healthy. Directions sad truatti la
package. By toilet counters or mall. Two
sixes, 50 cents sad $1.00.
JbaSMKA RXUr CQMPAttr,
tM- by Flwi Ml MtCmU Urns O. Owl Drc
C. Lara! nsraav. SamrS nvsur, eUan.
We conduct a drug store tvr
the sale of medicines and un
less our goods are of standard
strength and Quality our cus
tomers' health is not only en
dangered 'but our reliability
Is liable, to be Questioned.
There has never been any ques
tion in regarsl to our reliabil
ity yet and we don't propose
that there shall be. Our drugs
are the purest obtainable, our
prices as low as anybody's, and
we1 guarantee What we selL
We would like your trade.
Serial & McConn.il Drag Co.
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