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A denem! Clcftn.TIn. i
Kven good houBckopcrs have tholr
spring cleaning campaigns, so it is
natural that well regulated cities
should. Tho mayor has proclaimed 1
,J ,! .!.. t
up, calling on all to co-operate to
that end. Everybody in Omaha di
rectly or indirectly should dp sT.
RefuBo and rubbish will accumulate
during the long winter period and
prompt and thorough ronioval and
destruction will greatly reduce the
liability of disease, besides lending
a beautifying effect. Flies, for in
stance, and other undesirables,
against which it is the custom to
launch upon nn annunl crusade of
destruction, do not thrive well In
clean, wholesome surroundings.
In the vivid vertuicular of Ills
Honor, tho mayor, therefore, "get
busy," we suggest, young and old.
Omaha should do as well hero again
n8 with our united attack on the
In Other Lands
Land Holding by Aliens.
In the midst of this uproar about
California's proposed law to prohibit
the holding of land in that state by
JnpanoBo, tho fact has boon over
state of Nebraska, County of Douglas, ss:
Tvtrish, William circulation manager
"uly .worn? Ja?. that'8 ibTXZX W okoA that other states have laws
circulation 'or the month March. 191 restricting land ownership, although,
Circulation Manager, perhaps, not on linos of race or
SW'rA.jSS:" nationality discrimination.
ROBERT HUNTER. Here in Nebraska, for
Subscribers leaving the city
temporarily should linv The llee
mailed to them. Address Trill be
ehnnKed jta often mm requested.
wo have had a lav on our statu to
books over sinco 1889 prohibiting
nonresident aliens and foreign cor
porations from having real estate
holdings here. This is the text of
Nonresident aliens and corporations not
The tax collector'!! get you it you incorporated under the laws of the stuto
don't watch out. I of Nbruktt aru licreby prohibited from
ucuulriug title to or taking .or holding uiy
Men havri not inntlrolv ceased to Jun,I or rnul tt " this state by de-
Bell tholr birthrights for messes of P"r" or otherwise, only
" f" Inn hrrrlnnffnr nrnvlrli.!. oont flint thn
pgttaeo. widow or heirs ,of aliens who have here-
toforn acquired lands In this stnte under
Wonder if that Bryan-Clark re- the laws thereof, may hold auch landH by
conciliation involved any agreements devise or descent for a jxrlor of tn (10)
na tn i o 1 n Xuors oiicl no longer, and If nt the end
Iui sum ume as iir-ruin iirmieo, aucn
hinds so acquired have not been sold to
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a Iwinn. firtn nifrnhnnAi fnr vnltln. or such
Omaha on ihls trip, There .are no ,, hc,ra lmVB nol Womo rw,ia.nv 0f
troublosomo Japs hero. this statu, siioh lands shall rnvert and
escheat to the state of Nebraska and It
Illinois need not ,thlnk it is the. l'a lo the .duty of .tho couuty attorney
only fortunato atnte: Nebraska' leg- l counties where such lands are
Jslature has also adjourned.
Tho umbrella manufacturers are
concerned with the now tariff, evi
dently afraid of getting soaked.
lands as provided by this act.
It goes without saying that non
resident Japaneso cannot legally
pwn land In .Nebraska, and if tho
legislature should take tho word
"nonresident" out, Japanese could
under no conditions secure legal
Mr. Hearst would not dare to ad
mit It Aven if ho iihould evor dis-
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cover that things -wire going exactly u, 10 roai e0lBl ""rB- "or cuu,u
hia way I l"Jr BowiittiJJ Hittl uiuy iiuu uuou
unjustly aiscrimiuatea against.
Mothers with young daughters secretary iiryan might carry
that need careful training should his suggestion from Ills own homo
take pains to toll them Just tho kind state along with him as ho goes on
pf cosmetics to ubo( . . to California
It's n lltUo early to worh up . ,.,,. The Irst OoodBoss. ,
cltemont In anticipation of tho voto ft.. Maurlco Low, tho well known
to bo taken on university consollda- Washington correspondent, takes
tlon In Novombor, '1014. pains to say In Harper' Weokly that
to President Wilson bolongs tho dis
Kansas City pollco expose park Unction of being the first good boas.
spoonera at night with dark lan- in wlilclx Mr. Low lnj-B himself 11a-
torns. Pretty soon we will not have bio to very strong rebuko. He pro
an lnallonablo right loft. ceed8 to dlBtlnguUh between n boss
nnil a "lnnilnr." Wlmt nrntiiimtiHnn '
ti. .u 1 j 0 ...l 1
uwa w uoiuuwaru pica nis weary tho cnmpalgn ,a8t yoar
ZTA" HAW tilfiftta tra- thn lnnrliAnna I
la a handsome sulky plow
Thirty Years Ago
The Young Men's Christian association
gavo a musical entertainment showing
off orwlltably O. F Wade of Boston, as
an elocutionist and reader, and Mr. and
Miss I'endall In vocal numbers.
A. J. Hanscom and wife have decdod
eight lots In blocks 1.1 and 16, Hanscom
place to R. U Garllchs for 150.
I'atil Van Dervoort. as commander-in-chief
of the Grand Army of the Republic,
Is out with his general order for the ob
scrvancn of Decoration day.
Omaha Jewelers are about to Inaugurate
a 7 o'clock closing movement.
?lr. and Mrs. Charles T. Bunco were
surprised with an elegant silver lec
pitcher presented to them by their friends
In the I. O. Q. T.
The Academy of Music has been reno
vated for business under tho' manage
ment of S. M. Mcllp.
Articles of Incorporation have been fliod
for the Bohemian association with John
Roslcky. 3. J. Smor. and Frank Jellcn,
trustees, and W. 1 Bodecn, secretary.
Among Improvements scheduled are a
block of five 0110-story business rooms to
le erected by A. B. Iluherman at Dodge
and Fourteenth streets, and a thrcc-story
or brick to be put up by Bmlth Bros., on
Harney street Just cast of W. J.'Broach's
Philip Hcrtzman has returned from
lyadvllle where ho has been for several
Mrs. W. A. Paxton Is back from a trip
C. U. Dunham, superintendent of the
Missouri Pacific Is at the Millard.
An ad asks the finder of thirteen and
a hnlf dozen buttons lost on Dodge street
betwoen Fifteenth and Twentv-thlnl
third streets to leave them at A. Crulck
shank & Co.
Tho proposal to increase the tar
iff on Imported noodles may be
taken as a slam at the botltled for
eign fortune hunter Jn Amorlca.
Mr. Low nood not go about lnvlt
lng trouble JtiBt becausa of his in
tense admiration for Prosident Wll
boo and the new regime of bossUm
he has Inaugurated. For that mat-
tor, if It neodB to be told that Mr,
Wilson Is a boss, the editor of Hor
Before tho United States rushes Vr'a "Kht to 1)0 enough quail
in to recognlto the government of uoa 10 ao tUe tmg. himself,
Mexico. Mexico will hnvn to nstnh.
lish R government fit for rocognl- iaot ase J"" olaveg.
Hon Solemn statesmen, have arisen In
tho nans of congress In defense, for-
Bat, then, " tho poor householder sootli, of tho "base ball slavo,"
who has to pay meter rates should shouting "down with the tyrant mag
not be compelled to pay extra for nate," Uie player must be emoncl
the leakage, of that defective new patod!
njaln. , Good! Onco the hot blood of
1 1 - -1 - I righteous indignation Is stirred lu tho
Secretary Bryan proposes to do veins pf a Btatosnian all is right. We
all he can, evidently, to sober the foel euro, thereforo, that tho f ugl
democratic administration, even to tlve slave, Ty Cobb, will not be hum-
the point of curtailing banquet festl- bled and compelled to affix his hon
Vjuea, orable signature to another pitiful
I Hilary of 112. GOO for six months'
Seems Btrango no one haB pro- Bervlc nnd that Nanolion Laiole.
poflod Dr. Wiley for chief of the tUoUgh an advanced veteran, in tile
woawer bureau, bo mat we might hmrneBS. will be protected in hfs
Twenty Years Aw
ar on world's fair rates was threat
ened In local railroad circles. Roads con
verging in Omaha had adopted the
schedules agreed upon, but when the
Denver & Rio Qrando announced a rate
of J45 from all Colorado points to Chi'
cago they threatened to bolt the agree
ment and precipitate a general -slashing
of rates, which, of course, would not dis
please the passengers.
Chrls.Rpecht begun repairs on the roof
of the court house, the county commis
sioners making an appropriation pf JtiOO
to cover the costs.
County Judge Hller had to leave the
bench again .on account of trouble with
Tho "Boatonlans" made a decided hit
at the Boyd theater. Mr. Barnabeo was
a favorite In tho sheriff and Mr. Mc
Donald In manly and musical Llttlo
' Former Mayor R. C. Gushing took out
a permit to make 13,000 worth of repairs
to his fine new dwelling at YtA South
Twenty-fifth nvenuo, which was hadly
damaged by fire.
James B. Callahan took out a permit
to erect a dwelling at Fifteenth and Mar
(lia streets costing JB.OOO.
Black Clay worsted stilts for men were
advertised by the Nebraska Clothing
company at $10.50,
Ton Years Jigt-
George N, HJcks proclaimed that he
wished It understood that ho was not one
of the boomers of Erastus A. Benson for
mfcyor nor.. was h booming anyone else;
ha. 'was attinflhfg' to his knitting in the
real (fstate business as beet he could,
A two weeks' mission -was begun at
Holy Family Catholic churoh. Eighteenth
and Izard streets, under the direction
pf Fathers Devlne und Murray.
Itev. Frod Hawley, secretary of the
Western Unitarian conference, preached
at Unity church. He sold during his ad
dress: ."We have stopped talking about
a God or the God and aro beginning to
talk about God. And in that God we
perceive the great force that animates
Rev. It. M. Stevenson preached his
farowell sermon as pastor of the Second
Presbyterian church. He resigned to de
vote his entire time to tho financial work
Of Bellevuc college, of which he was
Walter Phelps returned from St. Louts,
where he spent two weeks, lit f ecu red
the contract of erecting the Missouri stato
building at the World's fair and other
contracts aggregating 1125,000. He Ud
there had been no labor troubles tn con
nection with the building of world's fair
structures, but that there was an under
current of dissatisfaction with a good
(npttirr of Hcutnrt.
I MontQncgro strtiok tho first blow In
the war against the Turk. To it falls
the honor of receiving tho surrender of
the last division of the Turkish army be
yond the peninsula of Constantinople.
Hcutarl was the prize for which the
Black mountain warriors aimed at the
outset, but the Turkish garrison, in
trenched In mountainous parts, put up
a defense surpassing In duration the
record of Osman Pasha at IJevna and
that of Hhukrl Pasha at Adrlanople. The
fall of Scutari Is a more gratifying
"sollatuin" to the Montenegrins than the
purse of 15,000,000 offered by the powers
to King Nicholas to raise the r.iege and
retire. For tho moment the Joy of vic
tory compensates for the sacrifice of
bravo men. But permanency Is very
doubtful. The powers have agreed that
Scutari must remain a part of the upper
states of Albania. King Nicholas de
nied the right of tho powers to Inter
pol in the operations of the Balkan war
after once proclaiming neutrality. Threat
of force served to whet the eagerness
for victory. The ultimatum of the pow
ers delivered a few days ago Is now
uiiswiirod by the capture of town and
garrison. How the powers will treat
this unexampled defiance remains to be
Been, Possessjon Is nine points of the
law, but superior force knows no law
other than tin law of might when up
start kingdom disobeys orders. Reports
from European capitals Indicate consid
erable annoyance over the new turn of
affairs, and lowering war clouds are
prophesied for several days. Between
thn Balkan States and Turkey peace Is
assured. Turkey has nothing to fight
for. If it had a fight left. But the Bal
kan war cloud has not dissolved. Be
sides the Scutari complication, there aro
rumblings of a row among ihe victors
over the division of the spoils of war.
have puro and unadulterated atmo
The country may admire tho
spirit of fidelity to a promise, but!
it must shudder at tho possibility of
the democrats redeeming all their
right to the mlserablo wage of $10,
000 a season for seasons yet to
come; that the Honorable Muggsy
McGraw, who slaves away his bright
young life for a more bagatollo of
J20;000 a year as manager of a New
York team, will Boon be liberated
from tho shnckloa that bind htm tp
the tyrannical contract, bo that he
can go out and command a reward
more nearly commensurate with his
it our amianie democratic con
temporary has decided In advance
to fight tho new homn rule nhnrtnr.
no matter what it contains, ono ex- sterling professional powers; that the
cubo is as good as another. lowly serf, Chance, once put upon
I the auction blocs: ana soiu ior
legislatures have adjourned In a farthing, will not long have to drag
number of Btates without drawing Ihls chains for the pin money wwcu
from the governor a single veto, the other New York club pays mm
The Nebraska governor who never! 126,000 a season, plus 5 per cent
vetoed anything would be a mighty lot the net Income
rare article. Strength to tno arms 01 me
heroes In congress, who have gone
'In the United States." says thus to Btriko off tho manacle that
Henry Watterson, "the moral trend hold tbeao men in bondage to a lot
of our public life has been steadily of heartless, domineering masters, A
downward for half a century," Oh, nation that has freed the black
cpme, "Marse Henry," take off your slave, U uow freeing the white
blue goggles. slave, may also be depended upon to
free the base ball slave.
-mat reminds us, does that lawn
sprinkling order still stand? Or, It is bo extraordinary that it is
now that there are no flat rates, and telegraphed all over the country
all the water must go through me- that a swindler baB been trapped In
ters, aro householders free to use tho capltol at Washington trying to
all the watPr on their lawns that I put one across on a congressman
they can afford to pay for at 35 Had the gamo been reversed it
cents a thousand gallons? I would hardly be worth mentioning
People Talked About
T)u fact that this Is the thirteenth year
of tho century Is as good as any other
reason offered for the vagaries of the
Charles M. Vallandlgham of Columbus,
O., Is writing the biography of hi noted
father, Clement L. Vallandlgham, who
was exiled In civil war times for his pro-
Mrs. MeUsA Hodgdon of Kaoo, Me.. Is
believed to be the oldest weaver still
working tn the United States. She Is 78
years old and has been working In tbe
pillts for fifty-seven years.
Registered ut one uptown hotrl In New
York within a week have been Chester A,
Arthur, Webb c. Hayos. J. R. and Abram
Garfield, Robert T. Lincoln and Theodora
Roosevelt. Jr., all sons of former presi
Colonel Kdward J. Booth of Burlington,
Vt., has Just received from ttis Canadian
government a draft for 1100 In payment
for military service rendered during the
Fenian raid at St Albans, Vt.. In 1870,
wlire the late General John O'Nell com
manded the bloodless Fenians.
Among tn curiosities 01 the new
palace, Potsdam. Germany. Is a gejveo.
logical tree, showing the namu of Kinr
Davld engrossed at tbe root of It. with
that of tli kaiser at the top, the decoent
being traced through his mother's family.
Undertakers In the borough of Bronx,
tiw York, have declaied war on Wily
goats. These whiskered Jokers are butting
into the profits of the morticians by eat
ing the crepe off the doors.
King Ha-He-Hoh, one of the early
r Ultra 01 cgypi, we aro assured by a
Pennsylvania university proft-asor, had a
harem of soo wivw. One day he dlscov
ered a bunch of male grafters selling hair
oil, lingerie and chewing gum to the royal
W0 without giving the royal treasury Its
"split." Off went their heads. That was
many centuries ago. Times have changed,
Kgyptlan kings and harems have van
ished, but tbe grafUr is with us yet. you
United for Loot.
Judged by the feverish Increase In Euro
pean armaments, military and naval, an
Impression of hopeless division among tho
Big Six Kwor0 Is gained. Government
officials urge vast budgets for military
needs on the grounds of national defense.
Impressing upon those who vote the
money as well as thoso who pay the bills
that patriotic sacrifice Is an Investment
for national preservation. However much
tho Big Six question each other's profes
sions of good will, nn ono vital char
acteristic thoy stand shoulder to shoulder.
Ocpilvlng Montenegro of Scutari and the
honors of war typifies their unity when
territorial loot Is Involved. With the ex
ception of Germany, five of the Big Six
have territorial grabs In sight. Austria
wants Albania as a buffer state open to
suggestions and Influences which will In
tlmo follow the road to annexation trav
ersed by Bosnia and Herzgovlna. Italy
and Franco arc gorged with fresh slices
of north Africa. Russia has Mongolia
and north Persia by the throat and Great
Britain has southern Persia and Tibet
equipped with spectacles through which
they see In rainbow colors tho superior
chnrmB of a British, protectorate. The
mills of the Big Six grind slowly and
without friction when their wires do not
cross and tho victim is one of tho little
Mmlilifnttnrlncr IVm Alnpms.
Organized uctlvltlos and systematic
publicity of tho scaro order aro the mov
ing rorco behind tho wlir alarmist condi
tion of affairs In Kurope at the1 present
time. Military and naval leagues, are the
outward factories of the military spirit.
Back of them arc the interests which are
enriched by tlio ever-growing demand for
military and naval equipment For them
war scares help to fatten appropriations
and increase business. A striking illus
tration of tho system of manufactured
war scares for business gain was revealed
by Or. Llebknecht, socialist leader in the
German Reichstag. According to his
statement, which was not substantially
donlcd, the Krupp works, makers of ar
tillery, and Deutsche Waffen Fubrlken,
had resorted to Illicit methods to Induce
French newspapers to arouse an antt-
German Bentlment in France, with the ob
ject of creating an atmosphere which
would facilitate the Increase of arma
ments. The facts were laid before the
German war office and an official In
vestigation confirmed the charge, but it
was passed off as the "Indiscretion of a
subordinate official" of tho Krupps. Not
unlikely the recent alleged "Insult" to a
small party of Germans at Nancy, F-ancs
was part of the war score play. Tet for
three days the alarmist German press
pictured the Nancy fracas as an Insult
to tho nation's honor. Similar mothoda
kept the North sea Invasion scare ablaze
tn England for five years. Factories of
like caliber have worked overtime in the
United States In went times, producing
more amusement than profit
Urlslum's Political Strike.
The strike of the working classes of
Belgium, under the leadership of tho so
cialists, "-for equal rights at the ballot
box, while only partly successful, carries
a heartening message to workers strug
gling for political equality In other na
tions. Isolated efforts of, similar nature
have been mode In Germany In recent
years, resisted as usual by tho govern
ment and the favored classes. Refusal
of relief by the ministry was directly re
sponsible for the substantial victory of
the socialists In the last German elec
tion. Plural and triple voting based on
properly rights, on of the pillars of
torylam in Great Britain, is to be abol
ished and manhood suffrage ordained by
the passage of the reform measure now
before the House of Commons. In Bel-
glum the franchise, differs only In detail
from the system by which reigning
houses and their favorites entrenched
themselves In power In Burope. Class
distinction Is the taproot of the system.
The masses ore mere, burden bearers, of
no consequence except as soldiers. Slowly,
but surely, the uplifting masses, realizing
their rights, are co-operating more and
more aggressively In demanding equality
in political affairs. It will take a few
years to reach practical results from the
strike In Belgium. Constitutional changes
to give effect to the promised reform will
require from two to three years' time.
But political favoritism Is doomed. The
powerful lesson, as well as the experi
ence, of a week's idleness sign the death
warrant of a system wide!) enable a prlv.
lifted minority to outvote and dominate
OMAHA, April K.-To the Kdltor of The
Bee. The editorial In The Bee entitled,
"Where Is the Money to Come From?"
presents a thought worthy of careful at
tention. During a municipal campaign It Is the
fashion for the candidates to promise
all kinds of good things for the city (If
they are elected) and at the same time
advocato economy and carefully avoid
suggesting any inoreoso of expenses or
taxes. The way the candidates spoon
out honey to their open-mouthed and
credulous hearers Is zoologically, lf not
politically. Interesting, when considered
In connection with the after-clectlon talk
of the same men, In which they say they
aro greatly hindered In every direction
by lack of money, and they cannot ac
complish much unless the people will
consent to an lncr'ense of taxation, and
that one of the chief needs of the city
Is to set the maximum limit of taxation
higher and raise more money.
I wish to Inquire of "the oldest citi
zen," whether ho can give the name
of any person In all the long list of mpn
who have held the chief offices of this
city in the past, who stood firmly fo!
true economy and had no demagogic
streak In him. lf a list of such men
could be made. It would be well to ap
point a memorial day for the purpose of
stopping all ordinary work to do them
Ono of the very Important question-)
demanding consideration by tho charter
commission is, shall wo favor a higher
rate of taxation, or shall we hold It
down and proceed upon the theory that
as the city grows larger and needs to
spend more money the value of the prop
erty within ltt limits will Increase at a
ratio at least as great and proper nssc-
ment will afford the basis for a suf
ficient Increase of funds to meet all rea
sonable demands? Is the city "glttln'
too hlg for Its breeches?"
It iihould not be forgotten that although
Omaha and Douglas county and the
school district of Omaha ore in a sense
separate entitles, yet for most part the
levies of taxes by all three fall on the
same persons nnd property, tax piled, on
It should be borne In mind, also, that
tho prononcss to personal extravagance
and wastefulness which is characteristic,
of American life exerts a constant evil
influence on public affairs.
BKRIAH F. COCHRAN.
GRINS AND GROANS.
"Your long speech did not make very
Interesting reading," said the cruelly
'It wasn't meant to.' replied Sthator
Sorghum. "I try to nvike my speeches
long enough co appear Important, but
not sufficiently Interesting to lnvlU
criticism." Washington Star.
'Has his responsibilities made him
"lou mean his faqt-lncrcasliuT
"Well, I don't know about It enlarg
ing his size much, but his wife Is get
ting fatter." St. Louts Republic.
A FRIEND WORTH LOVING.
Mrs. Wysc There are times when I
wish 1 were a man."
Her Husband Well, when, for In
stance? Mrs. Wyse When I pass a milliner's
window and think how happy I could
make my wife by giving hec a new
hat Boston Advertiser.
"Have you seen tho new Mrs. Harring
ton?" "Yes. Why in the world did a man of
Mr. Harrington's age go and marry a
mere snip of a girl, I wonderr'
"His first wife was such an aggreslve,
mannish sort of person that he may have
thought he wo-ild like to try a womanettc
this time." Chicago Record-Herald.
"Whenever I propose anything at all,
my wife Invariably throws cold water
"That's better than the way my wife
"Keeps me In hot water," Baltimore
If you have a friend worth loving.
Love him. Yes. and let him know
That you love him ere life's evening
Tinge his brow with sunset glow.
Why should good words ne'er he &ald
Of a friend-till he is dead?
If you hear a song that thrills you.
Sung by any child of song.
Praise It Do not let the singer
Walt deserved praises long.
Whv should one who thrills your heart
L&ck the Joy you may Impart?
If you hear a prayer that moves you
By Its humble, pleasing tone,
Join It Do not let the seeker
Hnw hefom Its God alone.
Why should not your brother share
The Btrength of "two or three" In prayer'
If vou see the hot tear, falling
From a brother's weeping eyes.
Share them. And by kindly sharing
Own your kinship In the skies.
Why should anyone be glad
When a brother's heart Is sad?
If a silvery laugh goes rippling
Thiough tlve sunshine on his face,
Share It 'Tls the wise man's saying
For both grlof and Joy a place.
There's health and goodness In the mtrtt
In which an honest laugh has birth.
If your work is made more cosy
By a friendly, helping hand.
Say so. Speak out brave and, truly
Ere the darkness veil the land.
Should a brother workman dear
Falter for a word of cheer?
Scatter thus your seeds of kindness.
All enriching as you go
Leave them. Trust the Harvest Giver:
He will make each seed to grow.
80, until tho happy end.
Your life shall never lack a friend.
Twice Told Tales
A carpenter contractor has been figur
ing on a small house for a prosperous
Huropean-Amerlcan workman In an out
"Come up to my office," ho said to the
prospective patron, "and we will look
over some plans In a book I have."
The young man came to the office and
spent some time looking over the plans
with the contractor, who finally inquired;
"Have you thought anything about the
kind of place you wish to build? What
do you think about a nice cottage?"
"1 do' know," replied the young man,
"but I think maybe we Ilka have nice
bunghole." Youngstown Telegram.
A I-'unerul Note,
There is at least one Boston banker
who has a measured admiration for
Thomas Lawson. "He is alwnys full of
quips," says tho banker. "Not long ago
1 attended tbe funeral of a millionaire
financier one of those real 'high finan
ciers' whose low methods Lawson lover
to turn the light on. I arrived at the
funeral a little late. I took a seat beside
Lawson and whispered: 'How far has
the service gone?'
"Lawson, nodding toward the clergy
man In the pulpit whispered back: 'Just
orened for tho defense.' "San Francisco
Old Lady I don't believe this sure-cure
tonic Is a-goln' to do me any good.
Friend It'B highly spoken of In the pa.
Old Lady Yes; but I've taken forty,
seven bottles, and I don't feel a bit bet
ter. I tell you what It Is. Sarah. I'm be.
ginning to think these .newspaper editors
don't know everything. New York
Answered In Kind.
An army .officer, noted . for his blunt.
nee of speech, rudely remarked In the
presence of a clergyman: "If I had a,
son who was on idiot I would make him
"Hvldently, your father held a different
view, sir," responded the clergyman,
quietly. Boston Transcript
Kronomy or a Voir.
Its bard to tell whether the ibolltlon
of those senate baths and barber shop
was prompted by economy or henuse ca
many members pf that body now are
under solemn vow not to bathe ur shave
until William J. Bryan Is elected presi
Prodding the Japs
Philadelphia Ledler; Wo don't mind
Japan going on the rampage and singing
war songs, but we tremble when we think
of the effect on Hobson.
Boston Transcript: There are enough
Oharaa and Oyamaa In Jnpan to lead
to -tho- suspicion that they are, Indeed,
not 'Mongolians, but Celts.
Indianapolis News: And while all that
antl-alted agitation Is going on In the
California legislature It may be that the
San Francisco exposition management is
becoming nervouser and nervouscr.
New York World: After deliberately
offending foreign Interests, In a few
months California will be begging thern
to come there, to the Panama-Pacific ex
position and help boom the state by in
vesting in property.
St Louis Globe Democrat: Secretary
Boon advises the California legislature
to "go slow" In the matter of the pro
posed alien land law, and President Wil
son admonishes Governor Johnson to
"stop, look and listen" before crossing the
track In front of the Oriental express.
Philadelphia Record: The question
raised by California alien legislation.
whether the states of the union are bound .
by tne treaty oougauons 01 tne nation 1
at large might as well be settled at this'
time as any other. It Is a matter fort
the determination of the court ol final
appeal the supreme court of the United
Kolse-lf nkera Subdued.
The substitution of benches for desics
In the house of representatives is proving
In practice to have the effect which, its
advocates predicted, the chief result being
more qu.et But It Is not yet shown tow
many member spend more time over at
the office building, where the desks jrt, j
to attend to their correspondence j
It gives a touch of dis
tinctiveness to this new
Crossett. Slightly embossed
on the foxing scalloped
tip. And fashioned to catch
man's fancy. Style 225.
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