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Rnbsorlbera leaving; the city
temporarily should have 'The Hee
mailed' to them. AililroM ivlll 1
changed na oftrii n rcuufnted.
Ono abort week worka. wonders.
Kokomo, up to last reports, wan
And tbonext bubbling spirit on tho
calendar is. bock bcor.
In giving clothing, to tho-cloatltuto
victims; bo sure it is serviceable.
Tho Balkans seem to havo got
nbout everything tho Turk had but
bis gizzard. .
"Lot ua slow down," suggests tho
Now York Herald. Jlovo to Include
the 'Wind In that.
"It takes sense to bo a British am
bassador," observes an exchange.
Yes, but It takes dollars, too.
Tho public mind may bo diverted,
at least, for tho tlmo from tho $8-n-woek
minimum wage question.
Washington 'Ib flooded with offlco
soekors with no prospect ot the flood
Boon subsiding. Happy Dayton.
A philosopher has It fjgured out
that brunettos surpass tho blondes as
domestics. Hey ban glttln too fresh.
"Man wants but littlo hero below,"
was wrltton before Woodrow Wilson
was elected president of tho United
A Battle Creok hewspapor reports
a lemon 16x17 V Inches In dimensions.
Battle Creek has been known for its
i i . i
Government experts, have , ruled
that shellac Is food, but It will'tuko u
cultivated taste for nick-nacks to
It remains to be seen whether tho
direct popular election of senators
will result In the election ot popular
"Olvo, and glvo quickly," says tho
Detroit Freo Press in behalf of flood
ufferorn. A good motto also for
Reports of; J. P. Morgan's Illness
remind tra that money kings are sub
ject to tho same bodily Ills that ordi
nary kings are.
Tho editor and tho business man
ager of .the Wator board organotto
should get together a littlo better It
they want to do team work.
If truo that Wellesloy girls havo
set 15,000 a year as tho minimum
matrimonial salary, tho girls ovl
dently need furthor education.
Lot It bo remembered that Omaha
had the first relief train on tho road
to San Francisco -following tho earth
quake and seveu at one time.
Another way to relieve the storm
ufferors would bo to lower tho wa'tor
rates as so often promised, "not next
year, not next month, but now."
Evidently tired of being . in the
minority, Colonel Roosevelt now says
he is glad he was dofeatod. Taft has
admitted that ho expected all the
time to be beaten. ' So all should be
The Detroit Free Press nubllshas
a photograph purporting 'to be "the
business section of Omaha wrecked
by the wind." Tho business section
ot Omaha was miles distant from the
Every one has come manfully to
the rescue of the tornado stricken In
this great emergency except the
Water board that refuses to turn on
the water for Iqrnado .victims, ln
tlled 'gratuitously' in vacant 'houses,
. because a few cents back water rent
When it comcB to planning rostora
tlon ot tho tornado devastation, It is
already plain that many perplexing
problems will have to bo met and
solved problems ontlrely apart from
the raising of the funds In sufficient
amount to pay tho bills.
Theso' problems are chiefly prob
loms of financial management, and
are greatly complicated by pocullar
and varying conditions.
In many cases the damage done
will be repaired or tho loss borne
without calling for outside holp be
cause oithor tho victim Is in whole or
in part protected by Insurance or is
able to moot the emergency from his
. In pther cases, particularly where
homes havo been bought on monthly
payment plans or erectod from ad
vancos from building and loan uhbo
clatlons, tho equities will be adjusted
between thorn, and this Is true In a
moasuro whoro mortgage obligations
rest upon tho property and mortgugor
and mortgagee huvo mutual interest.
Moro difficult Is tho case whero
houses destroyed or wrecked consti
tute tho savings and investment of
peoplo not occupying them, yet de
pendent upon tho revenue they havo
been deriving from their rontals.
Tho moro tho situation is looked
Into, tho moro unescapablo is the con
clusion that each cilso will have to be
taken up and dealt "with upon Its own
merits and Its own equities.
That "Spare Us" Fake.
"Spare us ' a special election,"
shrieks tho World-Herald In 'agoniz
ing tones referring to the disposition
of the legislature to let tho people of
Omaha decldo whothcr or not they
want that odious water district bill
saddled upon them.
"Spare us a special election,"
shrieks tho World-Herald editor, de
picting in lurid .colors Its terrible
,oVJls as contrasted with tho regular
goneral election, which,, ho. Insists,
nlono can voice the tr'no.wlll of. the
Then .whllo tho,echo,.jB still rever
berating Ihd bilslnes's manager' of tho
World-Herald, as a niombor of the
restoration committee, votes to nsk
the legislature to glvo ub a special
election at once so tho peoplo' may
authorizo tho issuo of $1,000,000 in
Is a special election all rjght to let
tho people voto 11,000,000 In a grout
emergency? And all wrong to let
thom say how thoy want to manage
their water plant?
The Insurance Code.
Tho Boo does not hesitate to suy
that in Its opinion tho enactment of
the proposed Insurance code at this
tlmo Ib at laast opon to question. This,
codo proposes to change completely
tho lusuranco laws which havo boon
on tho statuto books for years and
havo stood tho test, of tho courts,
thus Inviting a flood ot litigation and
an Intorval of uncertainty.
Tho Boo boos no good reason for
taking tho tnstirunco Buporvislon
away from tho auditor and placing It
In tho hands of a .board whoro
responsibility will bo completely
evaded. The last effort to croate an
Independent insurance department
sought to mako the governor respon
sible.. Tho creation of a,i now and
much moro oxponslvo insurance, bu
reau under un Irresponsible board
prom lues no improvement.
Those familiar with tho proposed
mensura as It has boon amended de
claro that It contains contradictory,
dupllcato and ambiguous sections,
that it provides tests of solvency for
homo companies without precedent,
and places them at dlsadvnntago with
foreign competitors exempt from tho
samo provisions of tho law. They
brpnounco It a "homo cbmpany
klilor," which would cripple rather
than holp build up homo Institutions
with a field of usefulness beforo
It soems to us that Nebraska boa
been getting along tolerably well In
recent years under Its existing Insur
ance lawB, and that .thin Is a good
place to lot well enough ulono.
- A Strange Sunday.
.Just such a Sunday aB yesterday
Omaha probably novor know before;
Throngs of visitors, como to view tho
ruins of the tornado,, all day puraded
tho path of the Btorm. Streots and
street cars wore crowded nnd It
Bcomod moro llko a holiday than
Sabbath, except for. tho in a eked pros
onco of a spirit of awe even In tho
midst of the curloslty-seeklng crowds.
At short tntorvals Jn (be congested"
quarters women distributed tags for
tho relief fund, which thoy must have
augmented considerably, Many of
Omaha's own people, uunblo during
tho week to view the wrecks, took
advantage of Sunday for that. On
tho whole It was nn orderly, quiet
crowd. The visitors wore welcomed,
but wo hopo thoy will never havo llko
occasion to -come-again, .
One big.' factor In favor ofho'mq
rule for cities Ib that tho peoplo
with most at stake In the city's ma
terlal progress and oivlc welfaro aro
likely to rule It bettor than peoplo
remote geographically and with no
Immediate personal stake.
Inasmuch as a special election is
coming to vote relief bonds, which
cannot be put otXj until 'tho .regular
election" in 19H, thaf''spare-us-epeclal-electlon"
explosive may as
well be put la cold storage.
Hits Dew in Omaha,
COMPILED FROM DEC
000 MAUOH 31.
Tlilrfv Years Alio
Two city nominating conventions were
held this evening, one by the republicans.
Hfld oni' by tha laboring mem Tho re
publican nominees were: For mayor,
Champion ft. Chase! for blty treasurer,
Honry Uolln; for police Judgfr.' Pat. fl.
Ilawes: ward councllmcn, First. Krnesi
Htuht; Second, I. Hascall; Third, P. 8.
Rpdflcld; Fourth, P. F. Murphy; Fifth,
C D. Woodworth; Sixth. O. P.-Straight;
school board. Richard 8. Hall, W. B.
Copeland, Honry Llvcscy, C. Speclit and
The labor ticket was made up bb fol
lows: Mayor. C. 8. 'Chase; treasurer,1
Truman ,Buck; police Judge, Gustave
Ileiiecke: counctlmen, First. Charles ICnuf-
mniin; Second, S. 8. VanKuran; Third,
John O'Connell; Fourth, P. F. Murphy;
Fifth. M. W. Ilaitlgan; Sixth, William
Turtle; scliodt board, ' ReV. W. B. Copo
land. A. I- Gibbon, John Steel, D.,
B. IIoxlo, Dr. Lanyon and C. fipecht.
Master Johnny Hitchcock, who U nt
Phillips uendemy, Andovcr, In a lato
uthletic championship, came off victor and
recolved a silver cup. Master, Henry
RuBtln won the silver cup In the fenc
Tho now collector of revenue. Hon.
George W. Post, wan sworn In, and tho
office formally turned over to htm by
The wild: geese are 1 resuming their
Tile cfly schools are' closed for spring
vacation to reopen April 9.
Mrs. M. II. Carlton, wife of Prof. Carl
ton of this city, lias Just received word
from tho eust that she was bequeathed
1100,000 by a rich relative.
A pleasant social party was enjoyed at
tho residence of A. M. Collet, the popu
lar foreman of tho Union Pacific shops,
aboUt fifty friends assembling to par
ticipate. , , ,
An oil tanj tipped over in me norm
yards of the Missouri Pacific, nn ex
plosion followed nnd In a littlo while two
cars of hogs and two ..of cattle .were
ablaze with an awful groaning and
screeching of the poor animals, which
,iverq Incinerated. Cattle' In f till other
two cars wero badly Blnged. The total
loss was about $10,000.
- A special dispatch from Washington to"
tho effect tliat T. i. 'Mahoney nnd other
democrat!) had preferred charges against
United Btates District Attorney Baker,
whoso Job was coveted by certain aspir
ing democruls, created much comment,
and elicited a flat denial of Mr. Ma-
honey's purported part In tho affair. He
said that If such charges had been filed,
he knew nothing of them.
Tho Omaha Art Stained Glass cmuany
completed a window for the Nebraska
building at tho World's fair and shipped
It to Chicago.
John A. Dlsbrow wbb given the perma
nent position of superintendent of car
riers at tho postofflce and Silas O. Lakii
of tho registry department was promoted
with a rnlse In salary from WOO to tl.OOO,
and several other cha'nges wero made.
President George I Miller. George W.
Llntnger, Judge Lake and Thomas K
Patrick of tho park commission mot and
planned for an' actlvo campaign of Im
provement for the year.
Ten Years Aro
I (in Omaha Real Estate exchango was
laying plans for a pyateinatlo atiiin.widri
campaign for equitable railroad luxation.
W. a: Urc, James 11.' Mcintosh, attorney,
und C. F. Harrlttjn were loading lights
nnd tho exchango had plans made for a
meetlnjf with Beatrice' peoplo 'in tho lat
ter city, at which things wero to hum.
James if. Mcintosh announced mi nn.
ccptance of the offer to becomo asso
clato general counsel of the New York
luo insuranco company, with ncadquar.
tors In New York, to leave for hn ritv
Judgo Kstcllo.of the district
gnu' tho counting. of tho ballots in tho
county commlrnloner clrctlon between
Honry 8. McDonald and C. O. Lobeck,
which came to ,h!m from tho county
court. , . .
The board of governors of Ak-Sar-Ucn,
co-opcraung with tho Board of Educa
tion, luld plana for tho school chltitrun
to see and hear President Roosevelt on
his corning tour. It was proposed that
hu should address tho vodnuBt
the great square cornering on Elgltteontn
ana uougiaa streets.
Following the rcslcnatlon of Mr Ant.
ley nn superintendent of th..
I service, for Wo.Uhlpii Pacific, Mr. Lewis,
iipming mo corresponding position with
the Oregon Short Line, was named for
tho plane. ' , , t
i The city council adjourned nut r r.
Lipect to the memory of. tho aged mother
wi. v-uuiiiiiiiiun iooecK, .whose death -occurred
at "rernmt and who was burled
In Prospect Hill cemetery, Omaha. '
, s ' :
An Indianapolis man whotfell In lovo
with. u. Chicago singer because of her
fKut and- tho rear elevation of her neck
ha;vni 125,000 for breach of promise.
Seldom Wlllmore, an Englishman, en
Joys the diminution of . being the only
ICuropMtn who' has ventured to 'appear
at tho natlvo bar in lgypt. Mr. Wlllmore
Is a hoted Arabic soholar.
Teaching a oalf to drink out of a pall
Is an olemontary porformancfe compared
umc- timers. Tne most difficult
font Is that of matching up n hulf-wom
coat with u new pulr of trousers.
Dr, William F. Waugh. dwin of Ben
nett Medical college, Chicago, urges wife
brtttlng In a published essay. He writes;
"If dnth takes away the brutal wlfo
beater. Ills widow erects an nltur in hl
memory, at which she worships," Many
cases oi mat Kind are within tho knowl
edge of most otxHtrvttrr.
Miss Fay Kellogg ,of New Yoik Is an
architect .whan she Is In jthat cltyg and
ut other llinrslie Is a farmer uX Oceen
lawn, L. 1. She studied li Pari,, t the
Beaux Arts, und has designed and mod
eled a number of large buildings. She
has a model farm and is eauuAlallu, lnir.
ested In deslgpng things that will lessen
me. worn oi ne lurmers wire.
Mrs. JaniMi T. llownn. a wanllliv ibAnlatv
woman of Chicago, proposes that police
women wr a uniform. It such aro estab
lished, and deolares that she would be
willing to Join the police force herself.
Mrs. Brltton, the head of the Chicago
Juvenile' Qoirt . Proltmtlvq asjtopiatlon,
llvi th pnclMVnr tins tieim mAf?A fnr th
I' last few years to obtain women on the
Boston transcript. 1
American pluck knows no sectionalism,
and Omalm will rise from her ruin with
that splendid courage which made the re
public so proud of St. Louis. Galveiton
and San Francisco. . . i -' '
The ItlKht SjtrH. . "
uur ,wnoewjcpuntry . is profoundly
touched by the news of the terrible ta'
tastrophe, and every needed aid will Be
promptly extended by willing hearts nnd
hnnds. Tho spirit of Omaha is admirable.
It faces tho situation resolutely' and
with no calls for help. t
Ilrlplnsc Jfnmla Itritdy,
'It Is a calamity such as few cities of
our country havo, been' called upon to
suffer, but there can be no doubt of thu
spirit with which Omaha will rise from'
tho debris fnd the ashes and set about
the 'work of reconstruction. It Ib a
tragedy to etlr the hearts of peoplu
overywhore and Mayor Fitzgerald spoke
for Boston yesterday when ho sent a tele
gram of sympathy with tho offer of
prompt relief. If relief Is needed.
A Drave JMrsnnsre.
The brave message of tho mayor of
Omaha, In answer to, President Wilson's
solicitous Inquiry and proffer of aid, is
an Indication that the chief city of Ne
braska Intends to rely Upon her own re
sources and the heroic "effort of her own
citizens to retrlovo the, material losses"
due to the devastation of Sunday's tor
nado. Tho country at large sharen with
Omaha the grief over the death of loved
ones and the destruction of comfortabltf
arid happy homes.
.St.. Louis Republic.
"Ab long as the wires were working"
th" telephone girls at the Omaha ex
changes' slood by tlielr posts. The winds
smashed the windows, splintered glass
fell In a shower,- -death rode the storm.
Tho circumstances were terrifying enough
to try the stoutest hearts. But no man,
however brave, could have acquitted1 him
self more finely than those Omaha'tele
phone girls, They stayed at their desks
answering calli; making connections, giv
ing out such information as they could
until tho deadened wires rendered fur-
ther effort useless.
. ... . " i
8 1." Louis Globe-Democrat.
Omaha Is relying upon Its own resources
and energies to meet all the demands of
Its great emergency. Proffers of money
and supplies are being declined with
thanks by an ambitious community with
a supreme confidence 1n Itself. This was
done by St. Louis, but It seems even
more admirable In Omaha, a city not
yet half tho size of St. Louis In 1S0, and
not nearly' so Wealthy. The Indomitable
spirit of Americanism which can rlBe su
perior to such great calamities can rise
above oven such weather . as has been
hanging oVir the Mississippi valley nnd
Burvlvo thnt, too. There Is nothing which
our indomitable notlonat spirit cannot
vanquish. Cheer up!
Twice Told Tales
While the swarthy bootblack busied
himself with hla patent leathers the Talk
ative Stranger engaged the lad In con
"Too bad about tho king.
"He was a very good man, ,1 under
"Fine to hls people,"'
"I think the fellow who killed him must
havo been crazy."
"Must be crazy."
'.'Greece Is a great little country."
"How long havo you tcen away from
Without looking up from tho ihoe he
wns polishing the lad replied:
"I come from Hungary." Washington
Loves thr Job,
The little daughter of a prominent di
vine, whom It would be cruel to to name.
was recently taken to her father's chufch.
for the first time. She was. of course.
Intensely Interested tn all that went on.
A true little Ynnkce, hr first remark to
her mother, o.n coining otjt, was,
Do an tnose nttic ooys - in nignucs
get paid for singing?"
"Yes; I suppose so," replied her mother.
"And does father get paid, too?"
'Well, I shouldn't think they'd have to
pay htm much, for he does nothing' but
talk, and "ho just loves to do that."
Mtiiry Jiinm Tells.
An old darky driving a balky mule
came to a full stop before a doctor's
office. Quite a crowd gathered, Jeering
and laughing at the old man's futile
attempts to start' the "critter." Hearing
tho noise, the' doctor came to the door
and. seeing what was the matter, dis
appeared into hlB office for a few
moments, then came out bearing a large
hypodermic syringe In his hand, with
which he proceeded to "Jab" the mule
several times. In -a very brief while the
mule came to his surprised senses and
beforo tho darky driver could mount the
wagon started oft down the road at a
His master started after on a dead run,
but was, speedily, outdistanced. Return
ing to the doctor's office, breathless and
Ptirsplrthg. he exclaimed: ..!
"Say, doeVJea" put, some obv,dat er stuff
Inter me foj- I goiter ketch dat mule."
.Med I rut Science Mat-chins; Un.
A remarkable, cUre pf lockjaw In Its
worst form- fcpil almpt' tu-the last stages
has been made In' Brooklyn: One by one
modem . sctewoe Jst jUtacklogthe' most
dreaded scoureaTof ' the, human system,
and the result if trie 'ttgfit Is '-reasonable
hope which further experiment will
doubtttfts develop Jptq, jrtalnty. These
are thart$l -tind vltaC 0ctoriV of the
world: i i T ' ' T '.
The tnhjntr?il 'Tllo.
The proposal to celebrate the centenary
of the high hat has been postponed In
definitely for two sufficient reasons. One
Is that the Slate otJeH'gfn Is shrouded In
obscurity and the other that no few
thought It aaylMrif Xo eelebraU.
t'nlU It Valuable Advertising.
LOS ANGKLES, Cat. March .-To
tho Editor of The .Bee: I read the ac-
cctint of the storm and Its result, I
knowjjpfnethtng .of what .a tdrnadostorm
is, as, t -Jlv'cd In ,'KoUth Dakota ome
eighteen or twenty, years ago. Youltiave
lh 'sym'nathy rot tho entire SKStlon.
Vlilrfie,ycfiertfu's amP kind UlSSi-tcd
peupje cniioi, restore ine iosi pcmuius iu
their friends, they will assist you in all
.Other ways possible. Every cloud has
a silver lining. .Omaha will be advertised
all over the world. When the Pah'ama
Pactflc exposition opens In 1915, '.thou
sands ot people, will .visit ,bmaha us tho
result of this storm, and the advertising
"by accounts written of tho storm ai Its
results. B. F. BEAN.
Humanity Above Keen.
POOLE; Neb., March 29. To tho Editor
of The Bee: I road with great satisfac
tion, the replies of Albe'rtlna Adams' and
C. F. b. to the letter of a certain Dr.
Multong, throwing slurs at Winifred
Black and Dr. Fricdmann. The name of
this' Dr. Slullong Will Idng bo forgotten,
.when tho name, of Winifred Black will be
cheerfully remembered as the gifted
writer, and that of Dr. Frtedmann as one
of the world's greatest benefactors.
C. F. D hit tho pall on tho head with
his statements.. Dr. Friedmann has of
fered -to cure free of charge, and all tho
cases that ho treated, have shown great
Improvement and most of them promise
to be ultimate cures. But It seems tho
American Medical association Ib afraid to
looso patients and fees, nnd would -rather
see humanity suffer, than give a foreigner
credit for what It 'could not do. t
From' Out of thr Axyluin.
QMAIIA, March I9.-To the Editor of
Tho Bee: AVo have all read In our'Blble
of tho terrible slavery of Egypt: we havo
rea'd in bur history hbw the martyr
Christians werA eaten like' raw meat by
wild beasts to divert a Roman mob; we
havo all heard of the wicked persecution
In tho horrible Spanish lnauIsllon,'"6ut I
am iistoplshcd' that'Nebraska's'.rlghteous
citizens never heard of the asylum in
They know, or .ought to know, that this
asylum from 1005 to August, 1903, allowed
more torture and crucifixion than ever
happened before In human record: For
while tho horrors of the past were com
mitted in tho Ignorance of the past, this
crime of torture was allowed for three
years In all the light of modern civiliza
tion. What do the citizens ot Nebraska
Intend to do about this asylum they run
In Lincoln? Do they Intend to expose
the foul crime to the awful light of
publicity, or do they Intend to hldo it
longer yet In the dark, where Satan und
serpents breed with Impunity? What 19
tho matter with Nebraska anyway?
ONE OF THE TORTURED.
More Almnt Dr. l'rlodiiinnn.
NORFOLK, Neb., March 29. To the
Editor of Tho Bee: Tho stone thrown
by the country doctor evidently struck
a vital spot, Judging from the yelps
emitted as a result. Tho Innocent
snobbery about tho country doctor Is
well taken, but It 1b quite generally con
Cetied at the prbBent time by the wiser
class of people that the number of
Illiterates In tho cities predominates over
that in tho country. The country doctor
has reasons for knowing this, because
ho has lived tho greater part of his life
tn tho cities hero nnd abroad. He also
knows that It Is fur better to llvo In u
country home than In a city hovel.
Tho curt missive refers to Winifred j
Black as being beneficent and ln i
telllgent. Through the article published
some tlmo ago regarding Dr. Friedmann I
and tho medical profession, she showed
very plainly that sho is neither. A per
son who condemns a profession that lias
done moro for the relief of the suffer
ing ot humanity than nil else In the
world put together. Is neither beneficent
nor Intelligent. What good Is accom
plished by tlioso who laud a thing that
has yet to fetand tho test, thereby throw
ing tho mentally Inferior Into a state ot
desperation, causing them to desert aP
to seek the foundation of youth?
Who Is tho cryptonym who replies with
only initials as a signature? The letter
spoaka ot Winifred Black as a present
day writer. The country doctor knows
of her through Insignificant articles by
her published now and thon In the Home
Magazine pnges of dally papers; that Is
all anyone knows about her as a writer.
Yes, Dr. Friedmann offered to treat
people freo of charge to glvo him a
foothold when he was Informed that the
laws of this country required him to
show his credentials and pass the stato
board examinations before ho could
practice medicine. These examinations
T truthfully believe Dr. Friedmann hRs
not the' ability to pass, or he would
comply with tho law.
Who and "what are these people wish
ing to revise the laws to please them
selves: nnd who would disobey the exist
ing laws and retrograde to the primitive
stage of life? We are no longer bar
barlaus, and It Is as necessary In this
civilized age to have laws protecting the
medjeal profession as It is to protect
.Why did Dr. Friedmann come to this
country? He came when a New York
banker offered .hi" JI.OOO.OOO fortune for
the curing of his son-in-law. Of course.
Dr. Friedmann would take tho chance
that nature Itself offered, and In thnt way
havo some hopo of landing some easy
money. We iave moro men of this kind
here now than wo can conveniently
But tho world will always have cranks
who will do honor to tht- worst criminals
that ever diew breath They even go so
far as to claim i"elat(onhlp or associa
tion in'sonx wa." with tliem. from college
cinims all the way down to their Voct
blacks. It was a surprise to find Hint the
one signing with Initials did not claim
any of these.
The arttclo referred to In the American
Medical Journa .hac, nqthlnij norr to do
wuii me eaiior-in-emer man us puonna
tlon. It was written by a nof.-d nhvat
elan who Investigated Dr, FrlWImann'n
Vtandlug in Europe. Tt would do the peo-
1 wno are ignorani in l egnia io mis
subject good to read ti.it item n the
All that the tas mid the medical pro
fession require ot Dr. Filedinaii.t Is Ilia'
he provu his ability to practice in.Ml -Imp
in this country. By proving his ability I
mean he should be nblo to show cat's
fueicry credentials and p.ta the state
board examination like s.!l real ph)tl
clans have to do, and no luwr or madl -a
s.v.itlM will Interfere ullii lilm.
C. a MULLONU.
i Editorial Snapshots
Chicago Tribune: Council Bluffs, we
trust, is profoundly grateful that ' Its
founders located It on the left bank of
the Big Muddy.
Boston Transcript: If the simplified
upellng bord kepz on the umorists who
put tho capshuns on the komlk pictures
and the sporting editors, tu, ma yet letn
to rito gud English.
Washington Post: Dr. Blumenthnl ad
vocates giving a quarter for each olack
eye a lad gives without getting one tn
return. It Is quite clear that he has
been talking to tho family next door.
Pittsburgh Dispatch: Tho simplified
spelling board would mako a more pop
ular hit if it turned Its attention tc
simplifying the spelling and pronouncla
tlon of names in the Balkan and Mexi
can war zones,
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.' Having ar
rived at what may be called an age of
political discretion and assumed the
duties of an Important post, Colonel
Bryan has equipped himself with the
crowning glory of an officeholder a
New York Tribune: Only 151,530 persons
havo applied for tho 10,884 Jobs In tho
gift of the new administration. The 120,
000 who cannot be accommodated will bo
ablo to work off their enthusiasm later
by taking examinations for tho 'classi
Brooklyn Eagle: Tha state of the
MormonB Is the first to have a minimum
wago for women. It allows 75 cenls a
day for the first year and M.25 there
after. Utah, one of the two Taft states
In November, Is showing growing pro
gresslveness. Philadelphia Ledger: Pity tho poor
rich man! He cannot contribute to poli
tics without publicity, and now he Is not
wanted as ambassador or special repre
sentative of. his country. His main hope
at present is as a professional philan
thropist, and that means a lot ot trouble
for a very small bit of pleasure.
New York World: Already thirty
threo states havo ratified tho amendment
to thj federal constitution for tho direct
election of United States senators. Only
three more are needed to accomplish its
adoption. After tho slow progress muda
with the income tax amendment this Is
encouraging proof of how easy It la to
amend the constitution of tho United
States where public opinion Is ripe, with
out resort to any such violent and spas
modic methods as would be Involved In
recalling court decisions by popular vote.
Baltimore) American; Sylvia Pankhurst,
the Imprisoned suffragette, has won her
Go Now, While
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Via Chicago Great Western. Only $24.10 to Moose
Jaw; $24.10 to Reglna, Sask.; $24.10 to Saska
toon; $2G.65 to Edraonston. Alberta; $26.65 to
Calgary 'every Tuesday during April. .
Proportional low faros to other Canadian,
North Dakota and Montana points.' . , '
Also low one-way colonists fares, dally, mntll
April 15th, to Montana, Idaho, Oregon arid' Wash
Tho Great Western Is the shortest and best
. lino to Canada. and North Coast, via St. Paul.
Ask about sleeping car-service.
P. P. Donorden, C. P. & T. A., 1522 Farnam 8t,,
Omaha, Nob. Phone Douglas 200.
Notice to Customers of the
STANDARD LA UNDR Y
Our hiundry plant has been wrecked by the storm.
Through tho courtesy of "another laundry our work will
bo done pomptly. AVe will maintain an Qffice in old
plant, 2416 No. 24th, and will give the same delivery and
service as heretofore.
Work on our new building will bo rushed as fast as
possible and we will soon bo in a position to do our work
ourself. Telephone in working order Webster 876. We
need a continuation of your business.
PIERCE & EDHOLM.
March 4 & 18,
St AsrtttiM.ru. $35.15 $28.50
FL UaJtrdaU.. " 41.16 37.50 SaaferJ -GaburaU
" 36.85 29.80 TtruriDa .
Octla " 38.50 31.45
FortMym " 36.60 31.46
FsUtks " 36.40 28.76
Wt Palm BmA. 44 "42. BO 36.25
KbilaaM " 38.60 31.48
Dtlaai TU. 36.60 31.46
'Bay Mlattts....Ala. 30.10 20.85
ftaaataCtty Ft. 89.70 xo.tu
Hew Urltai...U. 33.0U .io
Mtlib AU. 30.10 90.85
Alabama, Florida, Georgia,
U 07 Rttsn LkUt
1. C WAW3. D. P. A.. St. LmIi
P. W. M0IK0W, N. W. r. A., Oka
freedom through her hunger strlk., t3
the forcible feeding endangeted her II r
There Is much criticism of the home 1
retary for thus yielding ,to the woma
determined action In refusing food, 1
In addition to tho natural repugnanoe to
driving a woman to extremes the criti
cised official faces the very likely con
tingency of being even more severely
blamed for Inhumanity, if he actUulty
allowed a woman to starve to death In
prison. It Is an emergency 'which a
savage government could meet readily,
but which Ib very trying, to a clvlllred
JOLLIES FROM JUDGE.
Rankin What do you think about sim
plified spelling, old man?
Rogers That the promoters of It ought
to send missionaries to Wales.
"I see society peoplo at Newport had
a baby show." ' '
' "Where did 'they get the babies?"
"It was a loan exhibition, I believe."
Who never forgets you street number?
The bill collector,
Who stlcketh closer to you In adverJty
than a brother? A creditor.
Tall Blonde Why do you wear a tight
skirt to skate? You will never bo able
to get up If you tall down?
Short Brunette Of course not, you
goose; not by myself.
"That man who Just registered says he
Is a light sleeper," remarked the hotel
"Good!" exclaimed the manager.
"Charge him extra for light."
ating a typewriter?'' asked the prospeo-
livu -umpiuj er.
' T ...... t .1 I. - 1 1 .
i. ict'urv. .lid H)II1VIH, I Ulllllllh
skilled fingers lovingly over the kcy-
He A woman's hand Is all rlgjit to
spank a babv with, but she should keep
It off the ballot box.
She (airily) Oh, I don't know. It
seems to mo that If the women could
spank the ballot box as they spank th
babies, we should have very much better
GOD KNOWS BEST.
New York Glubc.
Sunshine and shadows evening bells and
Darkening 61ouds and rainbows those
we all must share. -
Crowns of thorns and roses; rest, eternal
never any ram.
If He filled our lives with gladness and
never any pain.
We would ba so happy, we would love
this golden land,
Wo'd cease to look for guidance from His
He sometimes sends His moonbeam,
then darkest, starless night,
Lest, we forget our Father's Home and
never long for light.
So let your Savior "guide you when with
Oh heart of mine don't worry God
April 1 & 15
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1 38.65 81.80
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