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Straws from Minnesota: '
The renomination of Governor
Eberhart of Minnesota, and the en
dorsement of Senator Knute Nelson
for another term, in the republican
primaries Just held in that state are
straws showing the direction of the
Both the governor
and the senator are out-and-out re
publicans, and have not wavered in
their support of President Taft aa
the party standard-bearer, and yet
they are favored by the popular ex
pression tn a direct primary In which
every republican in the state was
free to participate.
Minnesota has been generally rated
as ultra-progressive. It went over
whelmingly for Roosevelt for the
presidential nomination, and the
colonel made several stops there on
his recent tour with a view io nailing
It down; be going even so far as to
make an attack upon Governor Eber
hart at a banquet whero both were
present, but the candidates he fav
ored did not land the nominations for
these two. high places on the. ticket,
Minnesota republicans evidently are
not ready to abandon their party or
turn H over to Its destroyers.
Subscribers leairlas; the city
temporarily sfce-aM Tke
Be mailed t 'tkem. Address
will, be cban ged sis fte as rs
, Mted. .... . I
Governor Wilson continues to rank
is a proa&wr in politics, ' ' ;
Mayor Gaynor lnlslst his vice plan
is good. For whatj vice?
And coniinulB tie speaker said:
"LJar." Press raisjpatch almost any
old, day. - '.f ;v ' :
Toe colonel spew a day is Arizona,
where they have; a. 'Rooaevelt dam ths
year round..: t . ,
Next registration day U Tuesday,
Octobet 1. Mark H down on your
calendar; ;:' ' ";. '
Pwsldenr Taft will b bordering
on 60 years, of age. at the close of
his second term. ' ' "i'V
Steady Kek ar the ones that
count Ringers do not via every
game of fcoweshoes.
The man who lack backbone may
look for compensation Immunity
from spinal diseases.
A California woman earns her
living out of butterflies and she lives
on a mountain ranch too. ; .
WUa aU the advance of modern
sanitation, the old-fashioned print
er's towel stands firm.
The trouble, with a lot of folks is
they are, tarsias for ta other fel
low's chance instead of their own,
Anyway, Water Commissioner
Howell writes a fine defense of the
raise la South Omaha water rates.
Effective enforcement ol speed
laws in one way of protecting adults
as welt aa children from reckless
Dr. Wilson, observed that there
were thirteen on board bis campaign
special train.' But that is not his
only handicap. . ' .
Naturally enough John L. Sullivan
takes the stump for the candidate
who speaks of "knocking 'em
through the ropes."
That accused New Tor, police
officer baa the pleasing consolation
of knowing that he baa a fat bank
, account for lawyers' feet.
We b&v the word of. a Seattle
paper for it that 'most of the women
of Washington seem to be sane pro
gressives." That much, is Indeed
The drowning of thirteen naval
students la American waters and the
death of thirteen persona ia aa Eng
llsH ' railroad wreck will go far
towaad sustaining the hoodoo of that
Hl-fatedtgure. . .
. Omaha 111 hare a chance to vots
paftt bonds at the coming
- fciacttoa. It would not seem natural
& ifcVsr ro the polling place not to
find 1 4 bond proposition , lurking
South Pakota is also having
Utile trouble over its election, ballot,
the courts being called upon to say
whether all the primary nominations
are not illegal and void. Nebraska
has not yet gotten quite that far.
Can't Give it Away.
As a last resort after repeated invi
tations for proposals, the county
board has come to the conclusion
that the cheapest way to get .rid of
the old court house is to give it to
somebody with $5,000 to boot. The
gift, of course, has a string to it that
requires the recipient to take down
the structure In workmanlike man
ner, and remove the materials within
fixed time limit. But that does
not change the anomaly that in this
bustling, thriving city, a building
which cost $200,000 cannot be given
away In these prosperous times when
people are too busy to take It. We
doubt If such a condition was ever
before presented or whether it would
be duplicated in any other country
In the world. ;
This Day In Omalia
COMPILED FSIOM BE FlL&
sH SEPT. "40,'
THE BEGINNING OF LIFE
Whither Science Beckom and Gropes in the Park.
Springfield (Mass.) Republican.
Carrying Out Harriman'g Flans,
More than ordinary Interest at
taches to the announcement by the
Uniea Pacific-Southern Pacific man
agement that It will before long be
gin the work of "boring a hole
through the Sierra Nevada moun
tains to avoid lifting trains over the
summit. The late E. H. Harrlmaa
made a similar announcement In al
most those exact words nine years
ago. and it ia bia plan that is now to
be executed. While addressing a
group of newspaper men at East
Reno, Nev., on November 27, 1903,
at the conclusion of the memorable
trip across the Lucln-Ogden cut-off.
to dedicate that strip of road over
Great Salt Lake, Mr. Harrlman was
asked by one of hi interviewers
what was to be bis next "big task.
Here is his reply taken from 'The
Bee of November 2&, 1903:
Our next big job Is io bore a hole
through the Sierras. I don't know Just
when we will begin .actual work, but
soon, tor all ur surreys are made. By
this tunnel and other- new tracks we wtH
eliminate thirty-seven mtlaa of thooe
snowsheds, leaving only four mile. We
will not materially- shorten the distance.
That is not the prime object, but we will
reduce grades vastly. For Instance, we
will be able to save lifting our train B0
feet and In some cases feet That
la where mlllioiw of dollars will be saved,
hence earnlnga greatly Increased. ;
The maximum grade in the Sierras
la virtually 7,i00 feet above sea level
and the road winds around devious
canyons and passes through forty-one
miles of snowshed to get over the
mountains. It believed that this
tunnel of nearly six miles would now
be completed had Mr. Harrlman
lived. This is but one example of
where this great railroad builder's
work, survives him in incompleted
Thirty Tears Ago ,
The city council wrangled over the elec
tion of a president pro tern In the place
of President Stull as between Martin
Dunham and Charles Kaufmann.
The betels are filling up with delegates
to the Impending republican state conven
tion, and candidates galore have opened
The Omaha Horse Railway company Is
laying track over the new Saunders
utreet bridge, and ears will soon be run
ning to the regular terminus in plaoe of
th wagons that have been doling business
for a week past.
The 6tae Bank of Nebraska, founded
In 1870, has been reorganized as a na
tional band under the name ef the Mer
chants National bank, and will start with
a capital of $100,000 and a surplus of
Mrs. General O'Brien left for Chicago.
Major J. W. Paddock, Miss Paddock
and Mr. Ben Paddock went east
D, c. Brooks and wife have returned
Mr, Charles Beindorf. sr., and Charlea
Belndorf, Jr., left for Boston, where the
latter will enter the polytechnlo wheel
for two years' study in -architecture.
Mr. George 8, Eastman has succeeded
T, W. Crow as passenger agent of the
Missouri Pacific, at this point, i
Twenty Years Ago
The republican county convention te
select delegates to the Second congres
sional district convention endorsed Dave
Mercer for the nomination. Mercer, as
county chairman, called the. convention
County Attorney T. J. Mahoney left
for Gothenburg on official business.
William A. Pexton, who has spent the
last month In quarantine on board the
Nermannia. which had brought Mm from
Europe, wired from ' Chicago that he
would he in Omaha the next day.
Mr. and Mrs. . Thomas Gibson of Los
Gatos, CaL, were visiting their sons.
Henry and George, and daughter, Mrs.
J. H. Hammeng, 34 Farnam street.
Mr. Gibson, who had resided for thirty
nine years In Nebraska, bad formerly
been secretary e Board of Trad of.
Omaha. ; - .'-.v-
Frederick W. Taylor, professor of hor
ticulture la the University of Nebraska,
reached Omaha from New York, where
he, with W. A, Pexton and other Neb
braskans spent the month In quarantine
aboard the Normannla. . "
Mrs. , Frances Schneider, St years old,'
dleA at her home, MOT South Ninth
street. She left four children! H. J., F.
W, and C. F. Schneider and Mrs. C. I
Frltsqher. Mrs. Schneider and her hus.
band had been old settlers In Omaha,
conjtng her in 18, .
Ten Years Ago i
Pave Mercer's delegates te the Second
district congressional convention won out
s the primaries over the delegates of E.
J.. Cornish, J. P. Breen and VS. C. Pratt
Mercer was thus practically assured of
renomlnatlon. His victory was In Omaha,
not South Omaha or the country districts.
Omaha, which had the day before, won
three games from Peoria, defeated the
Distillers in a double header, thus passing
Kansas. City and Milwaukee In the pen
nant race and leaping Into second place,
being topped only by Denver and that
by a narrow margin, '
Deafer tn bituminous coal were look
ing forward to an advanee of prices.
The prospective increase, it waa stated,
was not due to an enlarged consumption
consequent oil the restricted output of
anthracite, but rather to the Inability of
the railroad to carry an the coal needed.
Miss Jessie Bice died at the age of II
years at the faintly home, 2S Patrick
avenue. . '
Clinton Hlgfey, S42B Leavenworth street.
was going home, at II o'clock at night
wnen at ma and Leavenworth streets.
a Wghwaymai with a handkerchief over
his face, thrust a gun at him and com
manoXJk "Hands up." Hlgbyl bands
went up. The highwayman searched his
pockets. In a remotes corner, of ,one of
wmca be found a lane sickle. "Here.
young man." said the bandit after look,
mg at the coin. "Take this; yo need tt
worst than 1 da" Higfey took It and
atso to his teet homeward.
Seed Selection a a Business,
The tact of several 'Nebraska
young women graduating from the
Department of Agriculture at Wash
ington into places of responsibility
as seed experts, Boone In state univer
sities, while naturally gratifying to
their neighbors, ia most significant
ia this, that It shows what a potent
Influence the government ia exerting
toward implanting the principle of in
tensive agriculture,' The first steps
la the process of making two blades
of grass grow where but one grew
before la the proper selection of seed
and proper preparation of the soil.
The federal government Is doing a
great work, therefore, in thus foster
ing this movement and co-operating
in. It with state' educational Institu
tions." Together they are making
the selection of seed for agriculture
and horticulture science and a
business. Of course, this opens up
to young men and women lucrative
fields of service, but that is only in
cidental to the main purpose of im
proving methods of farming.
People Talked About
It looks aa If South Omaha might
have a sew police commission before
long, That need South Omaha baa
for a police .administration wholly
separate and distinct from - that of
Omaha, however, would be hard to
demonstrate. ; " ." ' .'
Toe man who buy an auto ac
quires with It a lot of other civic
obligations, including the duty to
loan it to entertainment committees
oa request, to engage la state fair
excursions, and to take part in all
The experiment station at the
State university had better be care
ful about issuing a bulletin Instruct
ing farmers how to select seed corn.
When our Omaha Commercial club
sent out Instruction trains last winter
a f ew . leno w-It-all farmers raised a
loud proteaL ( Still, the intelligent
farmer who wants to Improve his
methods and realizes that be can do
better than he la doing, will doubt
less welcome alt the advice and help
he can get.
In breaking tae backbone of sum
mer, our esteemed weather man
seems to have aroused the sympathy . understood the resatt must be victory or
o winter. I self-destruction. 1 The ulU was won.
. . - ' .
vneer up. wnat ir the Iceman , lage
upenuious on tne stage, the coal man
is were with the goods.
Chicago, is the host of a, woman who
managed two husband and two homes
at the same tune without giving away
the secret. The seert did not oom out
until the twe husband both train brake
men, happened: te reach the Chicago and
ot mew runs about the same time.,
If the judicial curves of Missouri eourta
were transferred to the pitchers box it
is doubtful if any batter la the.leagues
would connect with the sphere. For ex
ample, a St Louts Judge dismissed a man
arrested tor selling liquor on Sunday be
cause the state, while proving! the offense,
tailed to anew that the man had a
controller FreDdergast of Nev York
City fs "seeing things" since Suspender
Jack pushed him away from the bull
moose nomination for governor, He say
the wonderful prosperity of the country
makes people so busy they do not give
proper attention, to public affairs, con
sequentty the cause of righteousness tags
by the wayside. v ;
Mtas Inn Matthews, superintendent Of
the Women's Institute of Oklahoma, It
also a member of the State Board of Ag
riculture, and an organiser. lecturer and
adviser of the farm women of her state,
coming Into personal touch with upward
of 50,000 women each year. She is the
head of the women's auxiliary ot the
Allied Farmers' Institute. j
Jun-shl, not hara-kiri, is the true name
for the suicide ot General Nogt, according
to Japanese authorities. : Hara-kiri i toir-
deatructhm 1 inflicted tor some offense.
while lun-ahl signifies "following the
dead." As the result shows. General Nogt
waa a statach believer hi the Samvrataa
code. It is related of htm that during
the seige of 203 Meter Hilt , at Port
Arthur, repeated failure of assaults made
him decide to do or die. . Calling bia of
ficers together, he said, 'Tomorrow ere
will capture the hill. at the same time
handing each officer a small dagger. They
The stir made over the revival of the
old controversy about the origin of life
seome somewhat excessive. What has
happened, as a matter of fact, beyond aa
expression of opinion by an eminent i
entist on a subject which has often been
opened and then closed again for lack of
knowledge? In the quest for the misidqg
llnk between the animate and the inani
mate we are really not far in advance of
Huxley and the "bathybius;" what
Changes ia not so much the frontier of
knowledge as our attitude to It At one
time science is ready weakly to surrender
this no man's land and to forbid trespass
on pain of excommunication. But pres
ently there is a revulsion in favor of a
forward policy, and great expectations
are formed, to be blighted m their turn.
The progress of science is immense, but
not in the direction of the unknowable.
If the secret of spontaneous generation
should be found its practical consequences
might or might not be Important, but lu
either case It would not help us to read
the riddle ot the universe. Since Frank
lin's day we have been generating and
using electricity, yet we are no nearer
to an understanding of it. Whether one
talks of atoms with Lucretius or of elec
trons with Kelvin makes neither an atom
nor an electron of difference so far as
the problem of problems goes. Nor la any
thing lot or gained by supposing life
to have originated on this planet Instead
of having been transported, for example,
from other worlds (n a cloud of meteoric
dust according to the poetic hypothesis
Of Arrhenlus, Ute, unless eternal, began
somewhere, and what significance has
"here" or "there"1 In the contemplation
of the universe?
Aa in the time ot Lucretius the theme
la still lu the realm of poetry rather than
of science, and the one contemporary En
glish poet who has bad the courage to
essay the epic Alfred Noyes, the author
ef "Drake,", now contributes to the Dally
Mall a short poem with the baldly nclen-
...... . I
tlfic title. "The Origin of Life," a which
be accepts ihis latest challenge;
In the beginning slowly grope wis back
Along the narrowing track.
Back to the deserts of the world's pale
The mire, the day, the slime.
And thn, what then? Surely to. some
Back back to nothingness!
You dare not halt upon that dwindling
There is no gulf to stay
lour footsteps to the lat Go back you
Far. far below the dust. "
Descend, descend grade by dissolving
We follow unafraid.
A better spirt this, than that of some
excellent clergymen who, when foolishly
Interviewed on the subject made haste
to enter a denial that life could possibly
'originate by the operation of natural
forces as though they or anyone else
knew, what "natural" forces are or what
they can achieve!
If the poet accepts the challenge of
science, the scientist can do no less than
accept the challenge of the poet:
Go back you must
Far, far below the dust V
The beginning of life is far front the end
Of the quest; the scientist must overleap
(he "fluming ramparts of the world!"
the physicist must go on where the WoWv
gist leaves off for finding no trace of
life to take hire further. But when the
Whole flux of things Is reduced to modes
of motion have we progressed beyond the
speculations of the ancients? The poet
The law Is yours, but dare you waive your
Anil ltnm( where vou denied?
The law la yours; dare you rekindle, then,
One faith for faithless, men
And say you found, on that dark road
In the beginning God? .
However the scientist may answer that
question, the great Lord Kelvin had the
courage to confess. that aa to the secret
ef the universe he ended 4hls- career a
Ignorant as when he began tt. Science Is
building a marvelous bridge out, into a
shoreless sea. -
"Jones la making a holy show of him-1
"Cutting up capers again V ,
"No; he la taking part in a passion play
for a moving picture concern." Judge s
Landlady (showing room) And such a
cheerful view, sir.
Gentleman (looking out) Why, its a
cemetery. ' . .
Landlady Tes, sir. How cheerio.' and
comfortin' It will be when you gase out
ta think that you're not thereChicago
Happy Though Married Member of the
Dorcas Society I wonder why it says
in the Bible there are no marriages in
Caustic Old Maid It's plain enough to
meit a because no me a go there.
Mrs. Gotham Don't you think those
doughnuts are an improvement on the
last ones I made? i
Mr. Gotham Oh. yes. dear; the holes
are larger.-hlcago News.
'Mrs. Shoddy told me there was some.
thing in the papers about ner cemg at
the De Styles' ball."
J didn t see her name.
"No, but she was one of the 'many
others,' "Baltimore American.
"Some class to our graduating exercises,
"Aw, roped In some senator, I s'pose."
"Senator, nothing. We had the diplo
mas delivered by a southpaw pitcher.
Some class, ehr'-Kana&s City Journal,
He What, ' In your opinion. Is the
strongest argument in favor of woman
Clever Suffragist The piental caliber ot
the women who oppose It-Judge, -
fMrs. Jipes, I think I have, heard you
say you have a cousin in the regular
army. He is an officer, r presume."
' "Yes, he holds some responsible posi
tion, but I don't exactly know the nature
of It When he wrote to me last he vald
. he was In the guardhouse whatever that
f is," Chicago Tribune.
First ewsbojv A guy handed me a
half dollar for a paper dia morning, t
went outer de depot to get de change au"1
when I came back he was gone.
Second Newsboy How long was yon j
gone for de change? j
First Newsboy Bout two hours. Boa- :
ton Transcript " ' .
EAST AND WEST
Wide Gulf Between the Occident and the Orient.
. vPbilade!pbU Record.-.
Kipling has said in one of his ballads
that "the east ta east and the west Is
west, and never the twe shall meet;"
and we have accepted the remark as a
generality, expressing what we" vaguely
felt to be trie truth. It . required an
event Uke. the suicide of General NogI,
the hero, of Port Arthur, and his countess
to startle one Into a full realization of
the fact It la impossible te suggest
a parallel from modern western life
(hat would enable one to conceive the
motives which Impelled the actors in this
strange tragedy. If Mottke had shot him
self at the bier ot Emperor William I his
conduct would have been comparable, per
haps, to that of Nogi; but the similarity
would have been merely superficial.
In a' sense the letter's act was Inspired
by his attachment to his departed ruler;
but the motive was net simply affection.
It Waa far more complex, and, from the
Japanese potnt of view, far more exalted.
A delro not to be parted even In death
from one who was. dear to the bereft
mourner would not pa beyond our com
prehension. But Nogi'a act la regarded
la Japan as a tribute to the manes of the
departed emperor and to the latter's di
vine powers and gifts. When the master
spirit ha flown there ia nothing 'left on
earth for those who served tt to live for.
This Is the oriental, and, specifically, the,
For a modern parallel we must look
ta India, where the widow who casts
: herself. Into her deceased husband's f u-
1 neral pyre Is honored and by her act con
fers honor at the same time. In the
history of our. own race It would be
necessary to grope into the dim past to
find anything suggesting the Japanese
custom. And, while the companions tn
arms of ancient Germanic, Scythian or
pre-Homerio Grecian chieftains some
times immolated themselves, the sacri
fices were more frequently Involuntary,
and slaves were dispatched to keep a
dead ruler company in the spirit world.
The Samurai custom, which we have
Just seen exemplified, is a survival of
what we should call barbarism. It brings
home to us the fact that the Japanese,
so thoroughly modernized In- many re
spects, are In. other essentials not far
removed from their ancestors of 2,000
years ago. It would have been extraor
dinary, Indeed, If the Japanese had been
able to slough off In half a century all
the characteristics of a bygone civilisa
tion, to free themselves of which men
of European nationality required two or
i always do
you, stwak, ftd the.
so." replied Senator
Sorghum. "I have never srtven an Inter
view without having a. repudiation ready
in case it should prove unsatisfactory."!
Washington Bar. ,
Washington star. ' , , ,
I like to sit beside the road v .
A-waitln' fur the malt
Each day the driver will tmioad
His treasures, without fail.
And. be the weather dry or wet. r
A-startdm' tn the row,
Amanda Bogga ia there to get
A letter from her beau. . 5
I've watched her now fur o.ut a while,.
An' lately I perceive
She's lost her laughln careleee smile.
And seems Inclined to gneve. .
I can't help sharln' her regret -i-
That seema each day to grew. . . .
I wish Amanda Bogse would, get . '
A letter from hex beau. ; i .
Her eyes were never made fur tears.
However light their mist.. ' , i,
These ought to be the happiest years
In all her birthday Ust i ..
Her teet should dance an1 neVer set
A solemn pace an slow. . ,'
I wish Amanda Boggs would get ,
A letter from her beau.
Why. there's Amanda, 'cross the way- :
With sunshine tn her- face!
I haven't seen, in many a day
Such joyous, girlish ETace. " "
I share her happiness, and yet i :
I'd never let her know
How glad I am to see her get
A letter from her bean. ;
goe Pelat'e Qnestleos.
YORK. Neb., Sept K.-To the Editor
of The Bee; May I have Just a little of
your valuable space for a few questions?
If it was such aa outrage to seat two
Tart delegates from California and ten
from Washington In place ot the only
Roosevelt delegates who had any claim
to a contest even, what would It have
been if they could have seated ten t'mes
that number, who (their own members
of the committee said), had no claim
whatever on seata? But had they con
trolled the convention in Chicago and
turned that neat trick would that have
been different from what they complain
of. Yes, because they tried to thrust In
delegates that had no right to even con
test for a seat. And if they got what
they went after, ; would they now be
denouncing the , party In unmeasured
terms.. , '-.: . . ,
Now. let' us come "close to us."
Admit tor argument sake, that the
Chicago convention waa , what they
charge and all yovhave to do to con
vict them of worse Is to get the facta of
the convention at Lincoln. But that was
for I-Me-Myselt-that Is different. .
But when men publish over their own
names that they have severed their align
ment with the republican party and
henceforth are part and parcel of a
new party and then try to control Die
other party conventions and to snuff out
the regular ticket and then go out and
howl honesty of conventions and honesty
at politics tt is the rankest hypocrisy.
Stares of Baey Times,
Most of the big railroads of the coun
try are In the market with orders for
locomotives and freight cars. It begins
te look as if when the tall crop move
ment gets under way w , should hear
of "car shortage" being substituted for
the phrase we have long got accustomed
to, "the monthly report of Idle cars."
K eefto ! Me.
New York World.
The' Indiana man who has Invented a
method of flavoring watermelons on the
vine with vantila or orange or ether soda
fountain stuff Is no benefactor of man
kind, but a villain that would paint the
lily, gilA refined gold and take candy
from a baby. -;,
"'. Every- Partr lt Owe Bar'I.
St. Louts Republic . :
A suggestion coming from Washington
that the problem of campaign contribu
tions can be solved by charging the ex
penses of all parties to the federal gov
ernment suggests a question as te whet
right any party haa to live whea it will
sot pay Its own way honestly. .
OMAHA ODDS AND EJTDS.
Kearney Hub: Kearney people who
were fortunate enough to hear Superin
tendent Graff of the Omaha city schools
speak at the Normal chapel last summer
were of the impression that he was an
exceedingly sensible man. He has proved
that Impression to be a fact when he
gave orders to dismiss pupils when the
temperature in any school room had
reached 90 degrees. Just as sensible as a
dismissal on account of an underheated
room tn winter. , 1
Grand Island Independent: Lincoln and
Omaha seem, to be entirely together on
the proposition of a new capitol building
at Lincoln. The sentiment of the mar
Jority of the cltlsens and taxpayers of
the state Is probably against any re
location of the capital. If there Is a suf
ficient demand for a vote on the question
let tt be organized now, If not, let the
majority rule and let Nebraska begin the
work of securing the funds and construct
ing a new and adequate building at Lin
coln at once.
Albion Argus. What a lovely sight it
was to see the people who live In the
"Holy City,' as the barbarians who live
in Omaha have called Lincoln, go down
to Omaha In carloads and join the Ak-Sar-Ben
lodge and take the degrees, and
then see Omaha and South Omaha recip
rocate by making a great effort to please
Uneqln by going to the state fair by
tralnloads and swarms of automobiles on
"Omaha, day" at the fair. It Is well for
brethren to dwell together in unity, and
the example ot Omaha and Lincoln should
be followed by the towns tn Boone county
and this vicinity.
Waterloo Gazette: It makes us just a
bit tired to have, the Commercial club of
Omaha sending out so much stuff about
the selection of seed corn and quoting
Prof. Pugsley aa saying there Is no sur
plus of seed corn ia Nebraska, and coa
dltlons are such that good seed may be
secured only with the greatest care and
favorable fail weather. Of course It Is
possible that there will be poor seed this
year, but Judging from conditions in this
county we believe there Is little or no
cause for alarm over the situation. Nev
ertheless we urge our farmer friends to
make preparations to gather their seed
corn early, as advised by the people
quoted above, and take necessary means
to keep It safely for the spring seeding.
Nebraska grown corn la best for Ne
braska, and it to well to start early to
get it ready. ; .
Official Beeecmm ( Babies,
The baby bureau of the Department ef
Commerce and Labor bas been started.
But the Innovation cannot make the
babies more Important than they already
are In their own eyes or la those ot their
For wk Relief. Tbaaks.
. . Washington Bast
The colonel said in his Fargo speech
that he didn't care for the job of king,
and the crowned head of. Europe are
now breathing easier.
No human memory
can possibly be as re
liable as a National Cash
Registe r it can 't go
The National Cash. Reclster Co.,
Dayton, Ohio. .,-;
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niGHT TElAlfl to KANSAS CITY
.Leav Omaha ."...11:15 p. m.
" , Arrive Kansas City.,.;...,. 7:1Q . m.
Ne Fast Daily Train
To Kansas City
Leave Omaha ....,. 10:43 a. m.
Arrive Kaa&ae City.. i....... 8:30 p. m,
Modern equipment. Drawing Room Sleeping Car, Chair Car,
and our own unsurpassed Dining Car Service (meals a I
! carte). -:. .' V-.,
-:: also;' :
Leave Omaha ............. .8:00 a. m. -
Arrive Kansas City .4:00 p. m. :
Latest patterns of Coaches. ' Chair Cars. Making al! stops.
- All above trains make direct connections In Kansas City
' With Missouri Pacific trains South and West.
Bet Track--Better Service r
The route of this new service la along the
Missouri River for a large part of the way.
thus affording a most enjoyable, picturesque
daylight trip. - .
. For reservations ; and any information.
phone or see ....-
TOM HUGHES, THOS, F. GODFREY,
Trnv. Pass. AgU Pass. aal Ticket Agt
1433 Farnam St Phone Poag. 104.
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