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On early closing, wo voto "Yes."
Our Bocrotary of navy, when last
heard from, was exploring tho coasts
Stcamboatlng on tho Missouri Is
different from .what ltf used to bo In
tho days before tho advent of tho
railroad. . '
If things do not go right with
Brother Metcalfe on the Panama ho
xannot lay it to a lock of farewell re
ceptions. President Wilson should learn
from the insidious lobbyinveatigatiou
that it is cooler to start something
than to stop It.
At tbat, Omaha will show up
favorably in any comparison of clt
watlc conditions with cities of .our
, class east or west
Colonel Mulhall, so reports say,
broke down and crlod. You know
'what tho good book says of a broken
and contrite heart.
, Secretary Bryan 'admits' that ho
i Recommended Governor Metcalfe in
advance for the Job. Wonder ii our
democratlQ United. States senator
can say as much.
Tho JJashvlllo Domocrat in urging
tbe democrats of TennesBoo to. "get
together" may subject Itself to sorl
puc charges" as to aiding and abetting
If it is not careful.
With all these atmospheric dis
turbances In .tho halls of congress
and in the investigating commltteo
rooms, why should Washington bo
' surprised at being storm-hit?
Newport is infested with diamond
tUloves, one' summer resident lbulng
976,000 worth1 of gems. Lose dls
, tinguished summer rosorte are not
" troubled to quite the same extent,
Consolidation .of smaller towns
about Kansas City with 'tho metro p
ells is tho talk of the hour there.
ad it is the order of day every
jtrhere, Omaha must fallen line.
Iu the midst ot tho excitement
ever Mexico, the Balkans and. Mul
hall, it is gratifying to hear from
Cairo and know that he is still able
to sit up and take a few hostile cities.
i With the pacific results of tho At
. Untie coast trainmen's strike threat
id freshly in mind, the country may
refuse to got 'scared qver tho, Pacific
coast men's 98 per cont majority for
' a strike.
a The assessment of taxable prop-
erty in. Nebraska shows an Increase
for tbe year .of $7,500,000, or five
times that, amount, or 937,500,000,
for tbe full value. And only
small part of it represents automo
The proprietor of Omaha's melan
I choly ball team may carry out kls
threes, of getting eomo real pitcher
any time he wishes without offending
the fans, who enjoy nothing as much
as seeing the home team win a game
now and then.'
The "socialist" party shows
higher registration In Omaha than
tLs "progressive" pary. The only
significance of that is that those who
vpted for Roosevelt last year had no
serious intention of abandoning their
membership in the republican party.
As proof of tho progresslvo policy
of the, sew administration, Assistant
Postmaster General Roper let it be
: known . that the Postof flee depart
f taent is contemplating including
Florence, Dundee and Benson in the
free city delivery area with Omaha.
Yes, but what will the hungry demo
crats aspiring to postmastershlps in
Florence and Benson say to thl7
Easy for August.
In tho matter ot good conduct,
August, ns tho last month of the
summer, has an easy record to sur
pass in the precedents sot by Juno
and July, bothf'of which wcro unusu
ally hot and dr? !n this, Iminddlnto
vicinity and In many" soctlons over
tho country. August may go. to con
siderable length in misbehavior with
out exceeding what has already been
dono to us this season, though it is
tq bo hoped It will "let not ambition
mock its useful toll" and prompt vnlh
aspirations when, there Is loft for It
so much -really to do In compensating
for deficiencies' gone before.
Caprice and folly may do for giddy
months like June and July, but never
for August, whoso very nnmo sug
gests' soberness, dignity and respect
for the rights and comfort of hu
mnnlty. We hopo this quiet appeal
to Its sense of decbrurn will not bo In
vntn. Thero Is a thno for all thlngB,
as old authority tells un; a time to
weep, as well as a time to laugh,
bo, while wo deslro the sunshine, we
need the rain; a time to mourn and.
n tlmo to dance. Folks havo dono a
good deal -of both lately mourned
for relief from' and dnncod to tho
tuno of 100 In the shndo until they
aro weary and worn and havo a right
to expect better trentment.
Heed the Danger Signal.
All right! It Is well to have tlieso
propositions "understood In advance.
Tho gas compnny pooplo favor tho
gas company franchise because thoy
honestly bc1iev6 ' it is a good thing
for the" company.
Tho mayor and city council favor
tho gas company frnr.chiso com
promise because they honestly think
it a good thing for the pcoplo,
Opponents fighting tho gas com
pany franchise . compromise aro
against it nocauso thoy honestly
think it a bad thing for tho pooplo.
Unfortunately, however, as the de
bate proceeds, and tho hoat units
tend to exceed tho candlo power, tho
danger la that thoy will all bo accus
ing ono another of. sinister motives
and malign purposos.
Winnipeg, U. S. A.
Nearly all Amorlcans who visit
Winnipeg, tho metropolis of' Mani
toba and western Canada, coma qway
With glowing descriptions of the
physical excellence and progresslvo
and hospltablo spirit of the city. It
invites and attracts large numbers of
pooplo from tho United States, not
merely pleasuro seekers, but busi
ness men, and has become something
of an Amorlcan convention city. Iloro
Xlthin a fow dnys of each other
merican real cstato men and tho
League of Amorlcan Municipalities
hold their national conventions.
Tho "climate la inviting for these
gatherings In summer. Yes, but .let
"us not discount tho chlof point 6t in
terest the. fact that this busy, bust
ling metropolis on tho threshold of
the Canadian frontier, stands out as
a loadstono, attracting mutual inter
ests on both sides of the Dominion
lino. This Is doubtless a much moro
potent factor in the unifying and
harmonizing of international inter
ests than may bo cotnmonly roallzod
on first suggestion. Of courBo, very
intimate practical relations botwoeit
the Dominion of Canada and tho
Un)ted States of America is inevita
ble. Economics controls the situa
tion, and econ6mlcs is pragmatic, not
sontlmontal. Whllo history mado
Canada an .English province, geog
raphy mado it a nexUdoor neighbor
of tho United States, and more and
more, as tho two countries come to
appreciate the valuo and advantages
ot this relation, tho clotor thoy will
make it .
Putting it Up to the Clergy.
Tho Society for the Friendloss pro
poses to put up squarely to tho clergy
thp responsibility for securing eu
genic marriages. It has authorized
a resolution to be submitted to tho
various annual church conventions In
the autumn, which, if adopted, will
commit the mlnistors performing
marriago ceremonies to require cer
tificates of sound physical condition
of both parties. The resolution pro
ceeds on tho thoory that social vlco
la largoly attributable to physical de
linquencies avoidable by proper re
Some ministers over the country
have begun on their own initiative,
without waiting for compulsory ac
tion by their ecclesiastical author!
ties, to make uuch demands upon
couples cooking matrimony, But
this resolution in itself is an admis
sion of tbe need for some power to
make tho practice general. Cer
tainly tho clergy should take tho lead
in any movement calculated to exalt
the sanctity of the family aluir and
purify the wellsprlng ot life, Here
in a chance to make good on high-
sounding resolutions and what seems
to be a solemn duty. Such reserva
tions may. conflict seriously with
money-making matrimonial bureaus,
which ask only possession of tho
legal license, but the clergy can, If it
will, exact more without waiting for
tne law-makers to do so.
It seems that down ut Lincoln the
home rule charter Is likewise being
fmmed by a sub6ommitteo to bo cOn
sldered and acted upon by the whole
charter convention when reported
out It is fair to presume, then
that its opponents will try also to
make capital by calling it a "star
1 1 1
000 S AUOUHT 1. i 0Q
Thirty Years Ago -
An Informal meeting of prominent cltl
zens was hold at the Paxton to consider
arrangements for the reception of Presi
dent Arthur, expected to arrive Saturday.
Judge Savage presided and appointed this
committee: ChArJea F. Manderson, E. .L.
tflerboiyer, H ftosewater and Ouneral
jfhn tVCofcfn. , t - '
An entertafnment at ths Masonic hall
for the state convention of colored citi
zens was h.elll to raise 'money nay the
expenses of delegates to thenatlohai con
vention to be hetfl In Louisville. Tho com
mittee of arrangements consisted of C.
D, Hell, John Williams, John Lindsey,
John Uutler and A. W. Parker.
The new hose team, 'which Is to be a
running team, has adopted the name ot
the J. M. Thurston Hose company.
Sam Adklns, tho popular baggageman
of the Union Pacific, Is for the third time
receiving congratulations. The youngster
Is a girl.
Two hundred Indiana, headed for the
Winnebago agency, made a lively rcenn
on Far nam street, coming its a wagon
train drawn by ponies down St Mary'n
avenue and across Fifteenth. They hailed
from Kansas and wore to make a month's
visit with friends In north Nebraska.
It. 11. Wallace and family was regis
tered at tho Metropolitan from Falrbury.
Cliarles Hess, well known employe ot
Llnlnger & Metcolfo, left for a two weeks'
vacation at Peru, III.
Q. F. Elsassnr, at 31S South Tenth
street, stands ready to give employment
to a first-class barber.
Twenty Years Ago
Oeorge Thatcher and a galaxy of clever
comedians presented that popular and
latest operatic extravaganza, "Africa,"
t the utter delight of a largo audience
at tho Boyd theater,
V. C. McLean of the city engineering
department has recovered from his slight
Illness and Is again at his desk In the
Ex-Oovernor and Mrs James E. Doyd
and family returned from Chicago, where
they had spent tw months. The gov
ernor and hie w'f pioparcd to leave at
once for the Illack Hills country.
Rev. Paul MaUiqwm and sister. Miss
(Mathows, loft for the east on a summer
E. Hardy luofc cut a building permit
to erect a M.W fiarnc dwelling at 6313
North TwentvfUth avenue.
H leaked out that, despite the effort
to give tho 1m, rssloi. that harmony pre
vailed among tho railroads attacking the
maximum freight rate bill, friction In
stead actually existed and that sharp
exception 'had been taken to tho methods
employed by J. M. Woolworth and the
Burlington In proceeding to the attack.
City Engineer Itosewater was prepar
ing for tlve building of the new market
house on Capitol avenue between Elev
enth and Twelfth streets;
Ton Years Aci
L. A. Welsh, local weather forecaster,
conctuded thlrty.yesrs of sendee for the
weather bureau, more than a third of
which had been spent in Omaha.
Rev. C. W. Savldgo announced that he
had completed tho raising of $2,550 for
the purchase of the Swedish Methodist
church building on North Eighteenth
street; which he proposed remodelling for
use as .the Feppie's church home.
The' American Cartoonist,' a new trade
Journal of a hydra-hcadod variety, with
cne head In Omaha, another In Denver
and othors elsewhere was launched.
John A. Ball and Oeorge It. Spencer
were members of the local staff. The
editor-in-chief was Walter Juan Davis of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Knott were on
their way for a four-months tour of
At the conclusion ot the seventh annual
plcnlo of the Jacbsonlan club at Court
land beach,, A. C. Bhallenberger In a
speech drew the color In arguing for
party success. "Mora white men." he
said, "vote the democratic ticket than
any other," and that was one of the rea
sons why he said the party should suc
ceed in the forthcoming election.
Mrs. Rose Ella Daly, wife of J. W.
Daly, ?1 North Twenty-fifth street, died
at 1;10 p. m. '
People Talked About
R. 8. Slgman, Ashevllle, N. C, has re
tired at 'SI, after serving 'sixty year as a
railroad englnter without having had a
A Kansas City court has raised to 1100
the limit ot fine for mashers caught in
the act. In addition to tho fine the
masher had his face battered with an
umbrella. More power to both arms.
Jules Verno and Oeorge Francis Train
are pushed off tntf score , board. The
MVars person of Boston circumnavigated
the globe in thirty-six days, twenty-one
hours, thirty-five minutes and one suit
caso. Dr. W. E. Bcrlpture of New Tork City
says that ambidextrous persons never
dream, while right-handed persona dream
with the right half of the' brain' and Use
the left brain lobe for oonscious think
Because he never missed writing a let
ter to his mother each week of the fif
teen years he has been In America, J. W.
Gordon, a tailor ot East St Louis, Is
heir tq $500,000 left by his bachelor uncle,
I Llebowlts or Llbau, KuhUnd, Russia.
Miss Caroline MoHargue and Mrs. Mar
tha Walker, sisters, 74 and 74 years, old,
respectively, of Wlnston-Balem, N. C,
are engaged in weaving carpets, portieres
and other furnishing for Mrs. Wood row
Wilson's room In the White House. These
women use only barks and herbs In dye
ing their materials.
The relatives of the Allen outlaws of
Virginia have, placed- on the tombstone
of the hanged desperadoes this uncon
scious tribute to the governor's barkoone:
"Sacred to the memory ot Claude a.
Allen and his father, who were Jtidlolatly
murdered by order of the governor of
Virginia over the protest of 100,000 cltl
zens of the state."
W, 8. Barker, proxteto of th vin.
tine Republican, has installed a standard
linotype in hi otnc,
The Garden County News at Lewellyn
was sold to Charles Tomppert last week.
He wilt move the paper to Oshkosh.
Editor nuddo.'k nf tho tlcesliam Oasctte
las (retailed power prs 'mi n'r-ased
Chautauqua scsslou In his town last
Twice Told Tales
Hnrklno; nt hr Wrontr Mnm
"Beton on your vocation, eh? I suppose
all the big ones got away as Usual?'
"No; I can't say that they jlld."
"Weil go on and tell me about It. You
didn't catch a single ono less than three
"No, I can't say that either."
"No? Well, spring tho other one about
finding a spot where you got a bite just
on toon fit you put'your lino In the wa
ter. I'm willing to listen." .
"No, that 'didn't happen either."
"It didn't? Then you're the guy, of
course, who caught a fish this year with
the identical hook In its mouth- that' you
had lost last year"
"No. I "
"Oh, I know; you're going to tell me
that one- fish fought you for three hours
before you landed him."
"No, I'm not"
"You're not? Then for goodness sake
what Is your vacation fish story?"
"I haven't any. I'yo been trying for
three minute to tell you thU I didn't
go flshlng'."-Detro!t Free Press.
Where Kntlier Fell Dunn.
They were speaking, of the foxlness of
father the other night when Richard Mot
calf, the new civil governor of tho canal
zone, told of ,the bad break made by tho
Jones lives In one of the big eastern
clUes, so related Mr. Metcalf, and, like
many another thoughtless husband, fre
quently returns to his happy home rnther
lato at night Naturally Wlfcy remon
strates and then some argument ,
One night Jones was later than usual,
and, holding .shoes In one hand and his
palpitating heart In the1 "bther, he snealt
fully climbed 'the family stairs. But Just
as he entered the room" wtfey awoke.
Quickly sitting beside tb babr'5 rad!c
he started to rock It vlgdrously. Happy
"Why, John," exclaimed, wlfcy, gazing
at the bluffsome sinner,, Tit Is after 2
o'clock! What are you doing out there?"
"I am trying to get the baby to leop?"
answered John, stilt rocking to beat the
band. "I have been working with him
for more than nn hour."
"Is that so?" responded little wtfey In
cold, hard lones. "Well, tho baby is in
bed here with me, and has been the
whole evening."-Phlladciphta Telegraph.
Pollntlnir the Wnter.
n.,.in(iint nt the
invre uu .m.nc.t. ...
opening of Kelsey park. Beokenham, the
John Burns, who performed the open
ing ceremony, was Interrupted several
times by a man who evidently uisnp
proved of him and whose remarks were
not in the best of taste. After a little
the crowd became tired of the man's ob
"Chuck him In he lakel" someDoay
"No, no, no," cried Mr. Burns' hastily.
You mustn't do thatl Don't you know
there are heavy penalties for polluting
the water?" Pearson's Weekly.
Chicago Inter Ocean: Why worry
about, thq Mexican situation? Mr. Bryan
Is hack on the Job agalm and several
hundred dollars better off.
Philadelphia Ledger: Let there be
three' kinds .of ..currency; real currency,
cotton currency and concurrency; the last
is the slogan ot the gold-brick statesman'.
Boston Transcript: The noise down in
Washington will sound by contrast like
primeval solitude when the Hon. Robert
M. Ltt Follette starts to climb tariff hilt,
and cuts out his muffler.
Chicago Tribune: In' ono Important,
particular, however, Mr. - Bryan is con
sistent He adopted his policy of earning
a little money on tho side, to eke out
hts salary as secretary of stato without
waiting for the consent of this or any
Pittsburgh Dispatch: In the Colorado
desert In California In June, 1S96, the rec
ord for absolute heat was scored at 130
degrees unofficial and' 12S official In the
shade, while the highest elsewhere in the
world was 12T.4 degrees In Algeria on the
edge ot the Sahara desert. The person
who asks, "Is it hot enough for you?"
may be invited to either ot these places.
New York World: The revolutionary
methods of the Industrial Workers of the
World have failed In Paterson. They have
Inflicted upon the city a heavy moral and
nnanciai loss! but they have also In
flicted much suffering- upon the striken.
The discredited leaders may find it con
venient to forget their promise to com
DacK in six months. The strikers had
real grievances. Under sane lesdr.hin
they might have fared better.
Out of the Rut
Finding a well stocked Ice chest and
pantry a 8t Louis burglar ate a meal,
then went to sleep. He talked In his
sleep, woke upi the family .and they called
In the police.
The pet parrpt. otj the late Dr. W. P.
McMlllen of Decatur. Ind.. was found
dead In her enge recently. 8h,e was SO
jours om ana naarri tsnia a word1 to any
body slnoe her, master's Ueath in 1907,
An outside barbarian In one of the Job-
eter palaces ot New, York ordered lobster
with tartar sauce. This so offended the
esthetlo soul of a waiter that fie refused
to bring the barbaric order and punched
the customer In the Jaw.
Mrs. J. Walters of Campbellstown, Leb
anon county, Pa., holds the record In
that part of the state fur making sun
bonnets. From Karch, 1913, to the pres.
ent time she has made more than 1.000
bonnets of silk and' other materials.
How hard U is to restrain those Im
petuous maidens of New York At El
mtra a woman 88 years old eloped from
the county alms, house to mnrry. And
the unfeeling officers locked her up with
the youth' of H who Inveigled her Into
Missouri women know how to enforce
a cont i act. A wfe lived apart from her
husband n St Louis because he became
a drunkard. When "he reformed she re
turned to him, first receiving a bond' for
$10,000 that v he would continue sober.
When -he tell Trcently she .brought suit
on the bond.
Pound, Nasbys, Pound.
The substitution ot Jefferson's for Mo
Ktnley's portrait on postcards may! be
only a shrewd movement on Mr. Burle
son's part to make thoas holdover re
publican postmasters pound the cancella
tion stampers with greater vim and thus
produce more legible, .postmarks.
tlutchrry of n t'ark.
80UTII OMAHA, July 31.-To the Edi
tor ot The Bee; There Is strong objec
tion to the way In which Syndicate
park In South Omaha Is being butchered
Many fine trees have been needlessly
Better leave the park as nature left It
Many people are denouncing the bungl
ing Job that is being done in the park
in building a so-called boulevard.
Tho boulevard could have been built
without destroying the big trees. Two
trefa in particular wcro about 100 feet
high and were about the tallest trees In
When they, get their so-calIt honl.
vard built there will hot be much of tho
pane lert MANY CITIZENS.
The Pleasure Iloat.
To the Editor of Tho Bee: Being nc
qalnted at one time with' tho owner of
an exourston boat .In Cleveland, O., I
took the liberty of calling his attention
to the disgraceful performances taking
Place every night on this pleasure "raft
As near as I can remember his reply was
lnlh'n"f bBai. V1? wharf evor" ven.
riiS.?.1 8 cIock with a bunch of well
vnf,J .nlen an.d a crowd of beautiful
young women who have labored all day
.fttctorle. department stores and
nB.h;h.ops',an,1.the'"s nKht'y excursions
hfir.h i0IJ.Iy 'Mhment otter the long
thai ' i ofJa.?0&. anJ1 t.hey rlBhtl' consider
it i. m lLfr.le?d tha working class.
in thi 2J,hi lJ nl'ow the coke fiends
and the soiled men of the town to come
ar!!iaTdana tahe. pa.1 ,n thB festivities,
and I believe this plan will prove bene,
ricial to both classes, for If the Bhame-
?J!5 "fld H".ty 08 flowed to mix with
modesty and Innocence they may be per.
suaded to amend their lives and reform
their manners. On tho other hand, If a
young working girl can pass through thU
Hery furnace of temptation and still re
main good her power of resistance will
be fully demonstrated and her friends
will acknowledge that the day of mira
cles Is not yet passed. I allow no liquors
to be sold on hoard except the best, and
no man or girl can be served after they
become too weak to call the waiter. At
11 o'clock the boat stands five miles off
shore and I order all the lights out on
both decks so that those who wish to
talk over the business and political af
fairs of the day may do so without being
Interrupted or embarrassed, After sacri
ficing my personal interests In order to
benefit the community I am continually
harrassed by the newspapers, bled by the
county attorney and the police force and
called to account by men like yourself
who being corrupt ot heart see harm In
everything. This boat returns In the
morning In tlmo for all who have recov
ered from their seasickness to no to work
and those who are Indisposed must
straighten up and leave the boat by din
ner time. To moke a long story short,
he continued, I have no use for u re
former nor a prude. There Is no harm
In drinking beer and ragging, unless we
think so. There Is no harm In singing
"vulgar songs unless we make harm out
ot it. There Is no such thing as vul
garity it Is only our Imagination that
makes It appear so. When a man sits
and falls asleep over a bottle he Is as
harmless as a bell boy, and when a glut
ton rises from the table, nothing could
Induce him to engage In a street Tght.
I hold the opinion that liquor and "to
bacco, if moderately usd, are good for
the health, but a man should never drink
more than his stomach will hold. Let u
have everything wide Open, I say. Let
the sexes get together and amuse them
selves, and because a few go to the bad
Is no reason for restraining the rest.
'Parents who are unwilling to trust their
children un my excursion boat at night,
where' there are' plenty of men to look
after them, ought not have children, and
I hope I have made myself clear.
I saw at once that the man was shrewd
enough to hypnotize his own conscience
and "make tho worse appear the better
cause," so. I strolled away without mak
lngxany rejoinder. E. O. M.
A Sample of Several.
OMAHA, July 31. To tho Editor of The
Bee: I wish to commend your public
nerv!co rendered In establishing a place
In your office where children's street
ear tickets are sold. I have availed my
selt of your courtesy twice. I would not
feel quite right about It It I did not refer
to It in this way. H.
Here and There
At the railway stations in Russia books
are kept wherein passengers may enter
any complaint they wish to make.
Tho estimated dally average consump
tion of cigars in the United 8tates is 21,
718,448, and of cigarettes 23,?3t),ie0.
Glasgow corporation tramways carrle'l
during the lost financial year 270,000,000
passengers, an Increase of 33,000,000 over
the previous year,
The smallest commercial eleotrlo motor
weighs less than two pounds. It Is used
where a little power la required, such as
for dental drills, etc.
In the United State. In every business
day of the year, $1,000,000 worth of prop
erty Is destroyed, three lives lost and
seventeen persons seriously Injured by
The fireproof qualities of a pressed
steel passenger car' were recently put to
tho teat by fire built Inside one of them.
The damage done was trifling and the
flames refused to spread.
Dr. J. it KaU ot Amsterdam. Holland,
made testa for the purpose of finding out
the best way to keep bread fresh. He
CUoovered that it could be kept tiventy
two hours In tho coolest compartment of
tho Icebox, then heated a few minutes
in the oven and be as fresh apparently
as at first
The busiest railway station IA the' world
is that pf the dare St Lazare, Paris, for
the total number of passengers arriving
or departing is officially set down at
nearly 45,000,000 annually. It is estimated
that 36,000,000 would be the number dealt
with In a year at the throe great London
terminals Waterloo. Liverpool Btreet
The United States Is a heavy coffee
drinker, with 800,000,000 'pounds last year,
or 9.33 pounds per head; Germany has the
next highest aggregate, which works out
at S.&0 pounds per head; Bouth Africa
stands high, with seven pounds per head,
and Oreat Britain Is far in the rear, with
only .65 pound per head. The heaviest
consumer of offee per head of popula
tion Is Holland, With 15.12 pounds per
head, while Belgium comes next with
J 10.W pounds per head.
Crop Avernire Strady,
And still the government crop reports
are favorable. There are dry spots and
I wet spots and grasshoppers, but the gen
eral average holds steady. The people
will get the dally bread they pray for,
no Kwtter what the prophets propnssy.
Relief for TtKhtvrads.
Postmaster General Burleson has put
the parcel post rates down so low that
even the moat tightwad congressman can
now ship his household goods and laun.
dry back home without putting too severs
a strain on his 'official frank.
LINES TO A LAUGH.
"Don't you think." aimed the deacon,
"that we ought to begin praying for
"No," replied the parson, "I havo a
better idea. Let's make Immediate plans
for a Sunday school picnic." Chicago
"I wonder," said' Mayme. "how the
men used to feol who wore coats of
"If you really would like to know,"
suggested her smart brother, "why not
ask the postman?" Baltimore American.
Mrs. Buggins Do you darn your hus
Mrs. Doshaway No. I speak of them a
little more profanely than that Phila
"A successful man earns more than his
wife can spend."
"My husband does that."
"Why, your husband doesn't earn much,
"1 ".now it but ho hangs onto all of
It" Houston Post
"I went to a private dance the other
night where they danced .the frisky
"And what' was your Impression?"
'I was glad 1 had no grown-up daugh
ters." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Jack I hear that you called on your
girl's father. How did you come out?
Tom So sol I said to him: "Mr. X, 1
love your daughter." He said: "So do
I; now let'e talk of something else."
Jack And then
Tom Then well, we talked of some
thing eine. Boston Transcript.
"Did you ever see a man Jump a min
ing clalm7" asked Tenderfoot Tim.
"Yon." replied Rattlesnake Pete; "Jump
of Beef In
You spend too much money on meat it's the one big
Hem in your high cost of living. Cut your meat
bill two-thirds and substitute Faust Spaghetti
for awhile. I 10-cent package contains as
much nutrition as 4 lbs. of beef.
Is tnide from Durum whett. tb cereil ut Ii ex-
iciutii iiui in iiuitn.
muscle, bone nd flesh.
manes a , savory, rtiisnawt. nutritious f
mtal. Free recipe book tells how h
Spaghetti can be cooked to tickle I
the palate. Ii
physician buys his'
If ApflllBSSS JW
, 8:10 is the. leaimg Time
$8.11 is the Fare V
via the Chicago Great Western to Si Paul
Great Western trains both day and night
are the first trains from Omahu arriving in
the Twin Cities, and best fit into your daily
Night train loaves Omaha 8:10 pi m. daily and
nrriTes St. Paul 7:30 a. m., Minneapolis 8:05 a. m.
Day train learea Omaha 7:44 a. m. and arrives
St. Paul 7:20 p. m., Minneapolis 7:50 p. m.
P. P. nONORDBN, O. P. T. A.
1523 Farnam St., Omaha, Neb.
Fnone Dong. 200.
ing a claim Isn t any htng much. I ve
seen a man swallow u mining prospec
tus," Washington Star.
VOICE OF THE SLUGGARD.
Philander Johnson In Washington Star.
'Twos the voice ot the sluggard I I heard
"It's for a bench in the cool, Jhady
'Tls not that I fear a Judicious display
Of we.ll advised Industry, day after day,
But the habit of thrift, once Inculcated,
To. lend somo rather distressing ex
Suppose I should" toll i till, my profits
To enough to establish a largo bank ac
count. And suppose Just-suppose I should fi
By financial degrees to the bllllonalro
Ohi what shall I do when I struggle
For a method ot giving my surplus
Shall I sit up at night In an effort to
That the wealth Is not tainted which I
Shall I scan the geography, seeking lo
A spot Unto gratitude, freely Inclined?
Shall I pant In the eager phllantropists'
With expert accountants all over the
Nayl Nay! When kind hearts scatter
Some one to encourage tho causq thera
So I sit where It's breery and shady and
A subject for uplift, a mark for reform."
(Equals 4 lbs.
ine proiem inn mutes
ma ioc pmckagmt,
St. Loula. Ma. I
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