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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 9, 1913)
THE SEMI-MONTHLY MAGAZINE SECTION
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Fresh Findings From Mark Twain
i'Vv k The Fastest Trains
j in America Run
t on Hamilton Watch
. Time i
Over onoluilf of the men on
Amcricun Kuilroads main
taining Oiliciul Time Inspec
"Tttt Railroad Timthtfitr of Amtrica'
The Il.uiiiltonWatrli is made in st.ind
ardsics for men anil women and is sold
by leading jewelers ever) where at $38.50
ti 51511.00 for complete watches, timed
ami adjusted in the cases at the factory.
In some models, movements only may
le purchased, so that you can own a
Hamilton Watch (using your present
watch case) at a cost of 512.25 and up
ward. Ask your jeweler. If he can not
supply you, write us.
Write for "The Timekeeper"
A tuvk about the lUmiltuti Wnh
Hamilton Watch Company
Dept. K l.ancaiter, I'cnntytvunU
I Wrinkles f.jL
Can Be Erased
LINES can le erased by the use ol the
B. & P. Wrinkle Eradicators
1 KUW Nh KS are (or the lines between the eves
and on the furehead ln. h make one lu.'k
uld and cr,.ss. Amdied at mu tit llolli are
imt no in .'Sc. Sic and it i boxes, liiUiidini:
booklet on the care ot the la. f Sold at drut'
and dt'iMi tment stoic!. It lour dealer can
n..t hiiinl vou we will by mail postpaid, on
rei eii't ol nri. e
B. t CO (TaoWsmsio. 1790 C 68th St., CLEVELAND, 0.
Cunllnuvil I rum '(( I I
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1 tin' White House
Medik-ittJ Ear Dium
I 'a I Nov 3 tW
I CAN NOW HEAR
wtth tin tnrt
fardruniH 1 wear
limn in my em
in it lit nl .l
1 lit r. ixTfwtly
it Mt-i them m
my rr W nit- nu- ami I w Hi tell oii
true l..r litiM I ga .IfMF hikI lutw I
mitile uMt i liettr
ARTIFICIAL EAR DRUM COMPANY
Addrat CEO P WAY. MinitAr.
C.t NAY 4Q AdUid 8trt Detroit, Mich
BIG MONEY IN SONGS
UfC DAY r' l'r '"" " u"'vwtul Send u jour
TV II PM I twins Homes, or melodies today Vou
may bo able to writ a big ullar II Klrkus lluf.liilu
IV llapl 17 WiisuiiigLn l I
ir .H!,. i little ntid let ine see how you
.I i So I knocked them around, and
tli..ight I was doing pietty well, when
Ii I. 'That 's all right; I 'II piny you
Ii It bunded. '
It hurl my pride, Imt I played him.
t banked fur the xhnl and he Won it.
Tin n lir i iiuiuiein'eil lo play, and I eom
linn, id In i halk my cue In net, leady to
plav. .Hid lie went on playing, ami I
win' ..ii hulking my cue; and lie played
and I -hulked nil Ihlougli that game.
Win ii lit- had inn his string out, I said:
" 'That 's wonderful! Perfectly won
derful' 1 1 uii can play that way left
IuiiiiImI. what could you do right handed f
"M..ul.ln'l do anything,' he wiid.
I in i left handed man. ' ' '
IM Hl'l'' KAMI niiiui-
w h e ii Twain np
jieaied on the lec
tuie platform he
the audience for a
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ; then naid
with that inimitable
drawl : "I miss :i
good in a n y faces.
They have gone
gone to the tomb,
to the gallows, or to
All of us are entitled
to at least one of these distinctions, and
it liehooves us to be wiso and prepaid
THAT Mrs. Clemens was his severest
editor is instanced by the follow hit;
way in which she dealt with Follnwiiit the
Equator. In one of her comments she
w roto :
Page 507. I hale to say it, but
it seems to me that you l;o too min
utely into paiticulars in describing
the feats of the aboriginals. I felt
it in the boomeraiiL; throwing.
And I'lemens just below has written:
HoomeraiiK has been luruished
with a special train that is, I 've
turned it into the "Appendix."
Will that answer 1
I'lW 1 ,1)112. I dnu't like the
shudy-priiicipled eat that has a fam
ily in cmtv port.
Then I Ml modify him just a
I'ajje 1,020. Ninth line from the
top. I think some other word
would be better than "stench."
Vou have used that pretty often.
Hut I can 't net it in anywhere.
Yon 'e knocked it out every time,
tint it noes again. And yet stench
is a noble, good word.
Page l.OItS. 1 hate to have your
father pictured as lashing a slave
It 's out, and my father is white
washed. Page 1,050. Second lino from
the bottom, change . breech-clout.
It 's a word that you love and I
abominate. I would take that and
" offal" out of the language.
You are steadily weakening the
Knglish tongue, Livy.
Page 1,05(5. Perhaps you don't
care, but whneer told you that the
Prince's green stones were rubies
told an untruth. They were superb
emeralds. Those strings of pearls
and emeralds weru famous all over
All right, I Ml make them green
emeralds, but it loses force. (Ireea
rubies is a fresh thing. And besides
it was one of the Prince's own stall'
liars that told inc.
pl.KMKNS set down innumerable memo
ramla comments, stray reminders and
the like, on small pads, and bunches of
those tiny sheets ticcumtilated on his
table and about his room. I gathered up
many of them, as for instance :
It is at uur mother's knee that we tie
pure our noblest and tract and highest
ideals, but theie is seldom any uuui. m
He i.s all good. He made man tor In II
or hell for man, one or the iiihcr iak
your choice, lie untile it hard t.. i i
into heaen and easy to gel inl loll
He commanded mini to multipU .. n. I
plenish what? Hell.
when clothes were bum. lxn. winn
false modesty was born.
H ISTOUV :
A historian who would nuiu-t tin
truth lias got to lie. Often, he must en
large the truth by diaiueteis, ut herw im
bin reader would mil be able lo sue it.
I think I could wipe out dishonor b
crippling the oilier man; bill I don't see
how I could do it by letting him cup
A MONO the letters Mark Twain wrote
on starting around the world was
this one to Hudyard Kipling:
It is reported that you are about
to visit India. This has moved un
to journey to that far country in
order that 1 may unload from my
conscience a debt long due to you.
Years ago you came from India to
Klinira to visit me, as you said at
the time. It has always been my
purpose Ut return that visit and that
irrc'it cum til ilniuit uinu ilav. I hIuiII
arrive next .lauuaiy anil you inusi
be ready. I shall come riding my
ayah with his tusks adorned with sil
er and ribbons and escoited by a
troop of native howdahs richly clad
and mounted upon a herd of wild
bungalows. And you must lie on
hand with a few bottles of ghee, for
I shall be thirsty.
VOKK OI'K from
profanity only this
morning - I was on
deck in the peace
fill dawn, the culm
of holy dawn. Went
(1 o w n, d r e s s e d,
1) a t h e d, p II t o ii
white linen, shaed
a long, hot, trou
blesome job and uu
started to break
my tonii first time in three months
without being told poured it into
measuring glass, held bottle in one hand,
it in the other, the cork in my teeth -reached
up nnd got a tumbler measur
ing glass slipped out of my fingers
caught it, poured out another dnse, first
setting the tumbler on wash stand just
got it poured, ship lurched, heard a crash
behind me it was the tumbler, broken
into millions of fragments, but the hot
tout hunk whole. Picked it up to throw
out of the open port, threw out the
measuring glass instead then I raised
my oice. Mrs. Clemens behind me in the
"Don't reform any more. It is not
We iw Willi etrv Ndwav I M,iMtlt aiar
Jtlitttd Hatu l trn a -ik;iu'ii ayrt'i-uieiit tu
Tt'i'lau tin il Lh.iiLt tu.inh.Mittatioh prepaid
amwliiir) aia i.iil that lrtaks or wear uiit
within two vt-.ti- .V in. iiiul.u tuier has here
ti'lute heel) ah!- to make mu h an agreement
tu i .ins- matt naU that luiiIJ Ik- y iiaraiiterd lur
tvu sears did not t ist
DON'T BUY TWO CARRIAGES
The Ndwm has eerv advantage of an car
riauo nnd main ex. lusie ft attires. Instantly
mnvertihie trtn a hi;ht iiinahout into a roomy
i o in fort a hie tnh 1'olds into wir seventh the
si'.neol an old tasliuaied i arriar Kabily slipped
under the beat m buuy, auto or train.
Otnuine Fabrikoid Leather A upec'iul nni.li. mailo
irliilely for iitiit iruiirantned iiitnimt tcarltitf,
fn.lillK or j'elinit hy lis and liy tliu K I llnl'ontuu
Nemours I'oudL'rOo sole miikeis of Fabrikoid.
ADJUSTABLE CRADLE SPRING
Sidway REAL RUBBER TIRES
Write today for name of Im at dealer and tree
booklet ihowim cininei in . . I . -r s c will nlK send
.ii a si lentilH ally urepar.-d thart thai enables
y.nilowatih l.,it h lieadli ttruu)i Ills weight.
Local Dealers: rue (..r trade iirn...sltmt) on the
lirst urn .11 .irriates with ut ,i .nu batk '
SIDWAY MERCANTILE CO.
103S 14th St. ELKHART, IND.
Views .( a uri.u;.. I' .idi-d
Write for Free Copy of
TLUM a. M1IT T1..11
wlilcli tells liuw tool. tutu imin. new and useful
urtlclei otTert'd to uveisof
which stands I'list forQunlltj and CiotMlness and
Nosed bj those whoapiireolnte and wunt the Itest
In i'eival I.'txxls. Sample package, enough to aerve
three, sent for 2-cent stamp and your grocer's name.
ItUOTIIhlt t I SIIMAN i. Cornell, Montclalr
N. .1.. will viid them to jou for us, on request
lly MADKLINT. llKlOChS
SHE smiled, and smiled, and
smiled, and Moiled ;
And sometimes, tor a change,
She laughed, and laughed, and
laughed he thought
Her ways were rather strange.
Hut, when he told his love, ami asked
Her hand .... it gladly crept
Into his own .... And then site
And wept, and wept, and wept I
FACTORY TO YOU
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Descriptive catalog- wltb attractive prices mailed
freaunoa request. Kltlier stvleof rlusheraillus.
trated vrtuj any three letters and figures, ouoortwo
colors ot enamel. STERLING SILVER, 2SO esohl
2.00 doitn SILVCH PLATE. 100 esohl $1.00 dol.n.
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VcntriliKiiilHt llouhle Tliruut
r us ruul ul muulhi alwas invisible: irieaiesl
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Neish like a huike, w nine like a puppy; Sinn
like a canari. and inmate buds and beasts ut
Ihe field and finest. Loads of tun. Wundel
ful tnvenliun. 1 huusamls suld. Price unly
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