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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE
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Sabacrtbera leaving the city
temporarily should hurts The Ileo
mailed to llirm, Address trill be
chnnsed often reaoeated.
Every Uttlo stray drop of
find a welcomo all lis own.
Twelvo days yot to tho gas fran
chiso oloctlon. Getting warmer 1
Chautalker Bryan doubtless wishes
be could kick that Moxlcan situation
Into a cocked bat.
Tho "sick man of Europe" seems
to have been playing 'possum, as tbo
Adrlanoplo Incident suggests.
One and all in tho United States
are unanimous that wo want no war
with Mexico unloss we have to.
Come on with your million-dollar
depot enlargements. Omaha is mora
than ready for it But you'll havo to
It madd Mulhall very mad for
members of congress to contradict
him. It made them mad for him to
Castro is really having a hard time
landing on the front pago with all
the other Central American aide
bows In progress.
Our bull moose friends aro going
to regulato railway rates by Initiative
petition. Flnel .Go to It at once!
Tho more tbo merrier.
Johnny Bull ought to kuow,
though, that cancelling his conces
sions at the Ban Francisco exposition
will not help him on tho canal lolls,
Omaha bankers aro willing to give
Secretary McAdoo their advice free,
without even asking for any addi
tional government deposits In ex
St. Louis has teams in three big
basa ball leagues, ranking last in one
and next to last In two, What makes
St Louis famous begins with "D,"
hut it is 'not base ball.
Those postmasters who failed to
vote the democratic ticket last au
tumn aro now being reminded of It,
in a perfectly gontlemanly and
scholarly way, of course.
The taxi may do a lot of queer
things; its driver may forget where
to go, he may have a puncturo or &
collision, but did you over hear ot
the meter (ailing to work?
It is not surprising to hear what
a high-flyer young Mr. McCormlck
has become with his now aeroplane
When it Is recalled that be is a eon'
in-law ot John D. Rocketoller.
And now we are told that the
School board's financial estimates
are nothing but "guesses," anyway
Yes, but, why not once in a while
give tho taxpayers the benefit of Uio
Senator Bacon of Georgia, whp
was the first senator to be elected
by popular vote, files an expense ac
count of $78, which is not an argu
went, so much as a proof, ot tho vlr
tue of the new system.
"Honor Nourishes the Arts" is the
Inscription on the Carnegie Art Mu
aeum. Honor may nourish tho arts,
but it takes something a little more
substantial to sustain tbo museums
and libraries, as the good Laird of
fiklbo well knows.
Whoever imagined, while those
promises were flying so thick and
fast, that we would now have the gas
company trying to reduce gas to $1
and our noblo Water board still
fighting in the courts against com'
Ins down to 25-cent water.
If charging more than 25 cents per
1,000 gallons for water was "rob
bery" when the old water company
did it it cannot be any less "robbery
now when perpetrated by tho Water
hoarders, even though, of course.
they '!nre all honorable men."
The Bic-ht Kind of a Decision.
Judgo English Is to bo congratu
lated on the fact that his first Im
portant decision slnco his accession
to tho bench that denying auto
cratic powers to our governor
appointed election commissioner la
on the broad grounds of equality be
fore the law, and against discrimina
tion between citizens on account of
Tho facta in this particular case
stand out so plain, and the logic of
tho judge's ruling Is so unanswer
able, that persons reading the opinion
must bo amazed that anyone clothed
for tho time with a llttlo official
power should have assumed to dis
tort a law in the way the election
commissioner sought to do. Judge
English shows that under our new
Dertlllon system of registration the
voter's Bworn testimony Is taken
"when unchallenged as to all the es
sential qualifications as to his resi
dence, bis ago, the time bo has been
living in tho state, county utd city,
his occupation, his conjugal condi
tion, and oveh as to whether natu
ralized or not but that credence at
once ceases tho moment ho declares
himself a naturalized citizen.
Of course, as The Doe has from tho
first shown, this outrageous ruling
by tho election commissioner was
merely tho outcropping of an antl
forelgn fooling sprung from tho Idea
that the forolgn-born citizen Is not
as good as an American-born citizen,
and thnt tho end Justifies the means
when it comes to disfranchising foreign-born
voters. Wo trust this de
cision by Judgo English will help our
oloctlon commissioner to realize that
our free American Institutions de
pend on a free and untrammeled bal
lot, and that to stop fraud does not
require wholesalo disfranchisement
of ono of tho best olqmenta of our
live Stock Hailing and the Tariff.
It Is generally agreed that tho
chief factor in the high cost of meat
Is not tho tariff, but failure of do
mestic production to keep pace with
consumption demand. A shortage
of 30 per cent In home output is now
reported. The new era on western
ranges, in tho first place, obstructed
growth of herds; tho general demand
for choico cuts, in tho second place,
Is depleting thom, taking the young
stock to tho market Instead of ma
turing It So tho call is persistent
for more livo stock raising and tho
effort has boon made by both tho
federal Agriculture department and
the stato agricultural schools to fos
Yet, now comes tho democratic
tariff bill with its free trade sched
ules to cduntoract these etfortB and
thwart them. But tho democrats
cry, "We must admit foreign moat to
force down prlcos at homo." Wo
must admit foreign meat, but for the
purpoeo of making good our own
shortage and thus bring tho supply
up to the domand, but freo trade in
tho end will hurt, not help, the situa
tion. Toko sheep, for Instance, as
an example, Sonator Catron of New
Mexico points out In a rocont speech
that under the last democratic (Wil
son-Gorman) tariff sheep went on
tho free list and tho number of our
snoop slumped in tho four years of
this law's operation from 62,000,000
That should give us an Idea of how
froa trade Is likely to affect the
problem of our diminishing domostio
supply of live stock.
An Automatic Regulator.
In view of the loud protest from
express companies against tho Inter
state Commorco commission's rate
reductions, some of which thoy con'
tond are noncompensatory, a few
comparisons betwoon express and
parcel post rates may be illuminat
ing. For Instance, on a one-pound
package Bhlppod from Chicago to
Omaha tho rate by express now is
25 cents; as proposed it would be
23 cents, and by parcel post it Is 8
cents. From Chicago to Denver the
express rates are respectively 30 and
24 cents, the parcel post rate 9 cents;
to San Francisco tho three rates are
30 and 30 and 12 cents, And these
ratios obtain generally as botween
Even without considering some of
tho alleged watered stock and huge
dividends of the oxpress companies,
It will be hard for them to show that
tho proposed reductions would be
non-compensatory compared with the
government's parcel post ratos. Par
cel post competition, as a matter ot
fact, will be the best possible auto
matic regulator of express rates. And
It Is thlB competition that express
companies must meet If they remain
Adoption ot Omaha's new homo
rule charter will put a stop to nepo
tism In the city hall. That as a
starter will be a great help toward
rooting the evil out ot the official
circles ot state, county, school and
Mr. Bryan says ho would do It,
maybe, even It president, that Is,
provided, he. wanted to and felt tho
need. All ot which gdes to show
that Mr. Bryan is at last doubtful ot
teaching the White House.
As additional evidence ot how
completely tho automobile has put
the horse out of business, let us
mention that the four-footed winner
at Ascot the other day sold for ?260,-000.
This Dm? in Oraalra
Thirty Years Ago
The public library la to be established
In the Witt am s block, corner Fifteenth
and Dodge. The officers for the ensuing
years elected by the directors are: P. I.
Perrine, Lewis 8. Ilecd, the assistant
librarian; Miss Allen waa granted leave
to attend the meeting of the American
association at Buffalo, and during her
absence her duties will be performed by
Miss Stada Crowley. ,
Oerat rejoicing among taxpayers over
the decision of Judges Neville and Wake
ley In the district court aiding against
the sandstono ring In the paving In
Rev. A, F. Sherrill left for a few weeks
rustication on his brother's ranch at
Charles Wells ot the transfer freight
depot hifl been presented with a superb
Bible by his employes.
Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Locke of Chicago
are visiting at Bishop Clarkson's. Dr
Locke Is tho well known pastor of Orace
The Omaha Mannechor has elected
these officers: William Mack, president:
William IC Weckbach, vice president:
Ernest Rausche, secretary.
Job Hunsell, the right hand man at
Max Meyer A Co.', Is again at his post
of duty after a few month Illness,
K. T. Andrew and family left for the
east and Canada.
The Union Pacific has purchased John
Eheetey'a place north of the city for
According to the Philadelphia Record.
Harry Salisbury, member of the Forest
City club and later with the Union Pa
cific haa been engaged with a Cleveland
Twenty Years Aco
Former United States Marshall Brad
Slaughter came down from Fuller ton.
chaperoned by tho Fullerton horseman, E,
Mr. D. W. Richardson, one of the
most gifted literary women In Iowa, ar
rived In the city to visit friends.
The executive committee of Central La
bor union appointed a a committee to
raise funds to defray the expense of
Labor day celebration. Julius Meyer, Ico
Hartley, Albert Fawkner, Charles New
The officer patrolling at Thirtieth and
Valley streets reported to headquarters
that a big fire seemed to be raging in
the vicinity of Otbson, but nothing defi
nite up to this time had been learned.
William I. Kleratead, who returned
from Washington county, where he sur
veyed the corn fields, said that rain or
shine, a good corn crop was assured
there. He found eighty acres of com on
James Crulckshanka' farm, which he
thought would go eighty bushels to the
'Millionaire" Tom Murray's "rook
eries'' at Fourteenth and Jackson streets,
were torn down by order of Building In
spector Tilly. They were five In num
ber and had been repeatedly condemned
by the Inspector.
Ladderman Maher of No. 2 truck, and
Drivel Dubois of No. 2 hose, of Kansas
City, were In Omaha, the guests of M.
E. Gilbert, and Jerry Sullivan of hose
No. 2. Dubois had the distinction ot be
ing the driver of the fastest hitching
team In the world, Joe and Dan, with a
record of one and one-half minutes.
Maher was famed the world over as an
expert With the pompier ladder and both
men had accompanied Chtef Hale of
Kansas City on his European tours.
Ton Years Ago
The West omaha improvement club
reached a point where It demanded a
home of Its own and set a meeting for
August 20 to talk of plans for getting
one. Some of the luminaries In this were
Were Judge W. W. Slabaugh, J, I
Blako and a. P. Bostwck, The club had
Its eye on a. piece o'f ground at Forty
first and Dodge streets.
Henry Dunn, chief ot detective, was
a lover ot fine dogs and when he met a
stranger at Sixteenth and Cuming streets
with a pup that struck hU fancy, hp
forthwith tell Into a business conference
which ended with his paying the man
I2.S0 for the dog. When the street car
came, Dunn, leadlnr. the dog, stepped
aboard. Not so the dog. All right The
chief would lead him from the car. Not
so. thought the dog. Doggie began to
wiggle and suulrm. Not so, the chief;
he kept holding onto the rope and the
car kept going In the other direction.
But the dog won. He left the chief the
rope and collar and fled for his old mas
ter, who had gone with the two-fifty.
"It's an old trick and I fell for It,"
sighed tho wlley slueth.
Rev. C. W, Savldge called his people
together for the first prayer meeting In
the new People's ohuroh building, CIS
North Eighteenth street.
President David H. Kerr ot Belleyue
college gave The Bee an Interview, In
which he urged the building ot a motor
lino from Omaha to Fort Crook, passing
the college. He said It would pay big,
the college, the fort and the city.
People Talked About
Miss Qladys Mason of New York Is
walking to San Francisco at the rate
ot twenty-five miles a day.
New forma of sin continually are neins
discovered. The lateat Is that of work
Ing hard, saving money, and becoming
Preventative dlreases among the chil
dren of Chicago exact a heavy toll of
life and coat In money over JIO.000,000
Jimmy Goodtlld ot Farmlngton, Conn.,
I years old. Is one of the moat accom
plished as well as the youngest member
of a real fife and drum corps In tha
A hundred thousand soarf pins bearing
her Initial were ordered by Queen. Ellxa
beth ot Belgium and were sold In the
streets on her birthday, July S, In aid
of the antl-tuberculosls campaign, In
which she has taken a lively personal
Fr Philip J. Magrath ot New York
haa organised a band of twenty -four
pieces composed of firemen and stokers
on trans-Atlantic liners who frequent hi
mission. The men made all the Initru
ments except four harmonicas and three
George Belrles of Lewis count)', Wash
Ington, has made a stable large enough
for two horse by hollowing out thn
tump of a giant fir tret- He original!)
hollowed out the stump to make a store
housr, where he kept seventy-five aacks
of potatoes, and later enlarged U to Its
prtaent dimensions, Kxll feet
Twice Told Tales
A Blirn of PoTrty.
They were talking about poverty a few
evenings ago, when Congressman Gilbert
N. Haugen of Iowa told ot an Impression
a man from the rural wilds once got on
visiting tho city.
The rurallte, tho congressman said,
had gone to the town on a long-antlcl-
pated visit, and when ho returned -10 hud
much to relate of the city ways and what
'They put on all kinds of fancy frills
up there," ho narrated to the eager crowd
at the corner store, "but I don't believe
they hev got half ,the money they pro
tend ter hov.
'Well, do tell!" wonderlngly exclaimed
one of the eager listeners. iu Jon t
rally mean it, Jake?"
Yaas," was the convincing rejoinder ot
Jake. "Ono night I went by a hoiuo thtt
looked purty big. but les' ther same, thel
people In It were so darned poor thet two
wlmmln wo playln' on ono planner."
Prof. Alfred E. Stearns, principal ot the
Phillips Andover academy, said at tho
recent alumni dinner In New York:
'The easiest way In raising funds, a
it: other things. Is the wrong way. I re
member a man and his easy spelling rule
"In Orange In my childhood I once
complained of the difficulties of spelling.
I said that el' and 'Je' in auch words
as 'bellevo' and receive' always slumped
"Then this man patted me on the head
and smiled and said:
" 'My boy, I will give you an Infallible
rule of 'el' and 'le' a rule that in
forty-seven years haa never failed me.'
"I expressed my delight and waited.
The man resumed:
" 'The rule Is simply this: Wrlto your
"1" and "e" exactly alike and put your
dot exactly between them.' " Washing
VVIig Ynnnnr Wife.
Not all young matrons aro so unso
phisticated as soma persona think. Ono
striking exception resides In Harlem.
Entering a butcher shop on tho eve qf
a largo houso party to be given at her
home, she saw displayed a dozen
"Please pick me out. a half dtwen
chicken that are tough," she said. "I
have a special reason."
The butcher put aside seven-
"Are these all?" she asked.
"Yes, ma'am," was tho reply. "The
aro all tough ones."
"Then send the other five to my house
at once," said the young matron.'
The butcher Is guessing still. New
Springfield Republican: That repub
lican postmaster whose office Is sought
by e democrat on the ground that he has
the mumps Is entitled to retort that his
rival has too much cheek.
Bt Lous Republic: In the light ot con
ditions In Venezuela, the Balkans, Mexico
and China, wouldn't It have, been better
tor Mrs. Fish ahd Mrs. Astor to have
postponed their battle for the Newport
Boston Transcript: The Mexicans one
now frenxledly claiming that they are
closely related to the Japanrse. Have
a care, have a care, the Japs, you know,
fight at the drop of the hat when they
Indianapolis News: Ten cents a kilo
watt hour for current that costs the
manufacturer J. 031 57 to produce Is surely
going some, even In three days when
corporation are entitled to a fair return
on their Investment
Philadelphia Ledger: Ot course, If the
southern and western banks take the
government's funds at 1 per cent and
rush them to New York, where they can
get more for them than at home, Mr.
Henry will have the New York banks
spanked for taking the money.
Pittsburgh Dispatch: It seems to be a
fashionable occupation along the New
England coast Just'now to be robbed of
ropes of pearls. Blesainga brighten as
they take their flight and there Is strong
suspicion that the pearls enhance In
value the morning after they ore stolen.
Philadelphia Record: This Is, Indeed, a
collegiate administration. We shall soon
be talking about a curriculum Instead of
an administration, ana ma sessions or
congress will be semesters. The young
man who has the bright prospect of being
. presidential son-in-law Is now In the
oince ot tne district attorney in wen
Yopk, but before the wedding he will
resign and take the position ot assistant
to the president ot Williams college. We
shall have the statute books referred to
as text-books yet, and presidential mes
sages will be called lectures.
H. Fribble, who has been publishing the
Banner at Snyder, has quit the newspa
per field, having been succeeded by A. &
Nusx ot Fremqnt who Is now editor and
The Kimball Observer, published and
edited by R. D. Wilton since November,
1506, haa been old to V. II. CargllU for
merly of Atton, la. The new proprietor
Is a young man In years, but old In news.
paper experience. Mr. Wilson, who ha
made money out ot newspaper business,
goes onto his ranch In Kimball county,
where he will raise high class cattle,
whloh haa bean hla fad for a number of
W. W. Warner Is celebrating his twen
ty-third anniversary a owner and
editor ot the Lyon Mirror. Blnce
Mr. Warner took over the Mirror, he has
seen a new generation oume onto the
atage of action In the vicinity of Lyons.
Young men and Women have become gray
haired since the birth of tha Mirror and
alnce Mr. Warner's ownership of the
paper, boys and girls have grown to man
hood and womanhood around Lyon.
When two girls are chum one of them
uiually I homely.
A girl can have auburn hair, but a boy
1 always redheaded.
Anyway, us men won't deny that the
uffragtat are old enough to vote.
Any bartender can tell you that the
emptiest men In the world are those who
A man with & red nose Is sure to das
city color photography among the useless
The Truth About Dob Inaeraoll.
NEW YORK CITY, Aug. 6,-To tho
Editor ot The Bee: In a letter signed
W. T., recently published In The Bee, It
Is asked what good has Infidelity done
for the world, what orphan has ir cher
ished? etc., and then W. T. says of In
fidels: "For what ultimate end do you
hope? Will yours be like that of Robert
Ingersoll when dying, who cried out,
'God forgive me'?" As a member of
Colonel Ingersoll's family, who was pres
ent at his death, I ask for space to say
that W. T.'a statement Is absolutely false
and If W. T. read the dally papers at tho
time ot Colonel Ingersoll's death ho
knows it to be false. Colonel Ingersoll
died as he had lived an agnostic. As to
W, T.'s question as to what orphan In
fidelity haa cherished It Is only neces
sary to mention one name, Stephen
Glrard, the Infidel, who did more for
orphans than any man who ever lived.
Why does W. T. hide his Identity behind
Initials? Is it because he knows that
many of his statements are positively
untrue? SUE M. FARRELU
AVns the Governor I in unwed Upon?
OMAHA, Aug. 6. To the Editor of The
Bee: ' Wonder, what our good governor
thinks now of what was handed to him
when ha made his election commissioner
appointment Remember that grandilo
quent announcement of his that' after
hunting high and low he had succeeded
In finding the most perfect man for the
place a man who had no friends to re
ward nor enemies to punish and who
would run the oftlco with absolute
equality to alt.
But here, the first pop out of the box,
another nppolntoo of the same governor,
Judge English, takes him down off his
pedestal, and shows that Mr. Moorhead
has lawlessly and deliberately tried to
disfranchise as many foreign-born voters
as he could. He -went up against the
wrong man when he drew the line on
Father Williams, and now has to back
down. It must be humiliating to Gov-
ornor Moreheau. who is me responsimb
man, to find how he was imposed upon
by designing politicians, when he ought
to bo shrewd enough not to be Imposed
upon. IT AIRPLAY.
Horoscope of Clvlllntlon.
OMAHA, Aug. 5. To the Editor of The
Bee: The world waa ruled by priesthoods
for 5,000 years, ending In the French revo
lutton. Since that drama, the preacher
baa gradually disappeared from politics.
As to the condition of mankind under
priesthoods tt might have been worse.
Religion today Is losing ground as a busi
ness, but rearranging Itself as the chief
"If In thy neighbor's face thou evil see,
Be It no triumph, but a glass to thee."
The real rulers are out of sight, ex
cepting In time of war or agitation. These
rulers represent wealth. At the present
time, civilization Is ruled by doctors and ,
lawyers. The two profession are agreed
with each other. The doctors are the
strongest combine In the land. They and
ihA 1nwvrn rrtnllM 1l?lalntlnn! VAt.thAV
all keep out of sight As legislation con- !
trots wealth, It Is easily seen who our
The socialists aro useful In their task
of disseminating primary fact and of
giving valued hints to those higher up
who have listening ears. But, as the
socialists do not represent either wealth
or labor unions, I cannot see that they
will win as a party. Their only chance Is
to start a bank In every county.
Tho reign of the doctors and lawyers
will continue at least 900 years yet A
year now Is a much as 100 year In
ancient time, civilization will make a
shift In the not distant future, setting the
doctors and lawyers aside and choosing
another phase of rulers. I see two profes
sions gradually rising. They are not as
ancient as either tha lawyer's or doc
tor's; but their training) has been swift
and their knowledge ot mankind Is broad
and fine. I refer to the editors and
actors. They know human being aright;
tor their constant theme 1 man, woman
The editor and tho actor are not yet
perfected by time. Still the day 1 not
far oft when thetr Insight Into human
nature will be Incomparable. Philosophy
will flourish. The high conclusions ot
unbiased minds will shine afar, and war
become obsolete. Yet money will rule.
Now, money abhors war and disturb
ance, and Is, Indeed, the most conserva
tive force. It sets up different phases and
personalities to rule, and will continue to
experiment till It find the sanest
I expeat women to control the banks
In the futre, or enough to prevent war.
"Slow streamed tho progress of the
Crested with light, but lost In mist be
hind. I saw the towering crests of ancient state
Arise and pasa ana now tnemsoive to
Colossal Egypt on her car rolled by.
Drawn by a cloud of slaves with lash and
And now a slave herself, and sold again.
sublime in rum on the crumbling main.
And yet her mummies seem to firmly
Those ancient souls whom Time did once
Their chill resemblance lingers in tha
Still far from htaven, which remains un
Two knights that for Truth's mystery
With flashing spears, seem not to com
prehend. But, ilk cyclones, seeking pleasure
They crash together li tremendous
Charge." J. M. HOLADAY,
The Odd Fellow.
OMAHA, Aug. I To the Editor of The
Bee: Before a young man can unltf.
With a lodge, ha must be 21 year ot
age; but a boy ot IS may be an odd fel
low by following a few simple rule:
First Speak of your lather with be.
coming respect, and of your mother with
reverence, for they gave you life and
attended you during Infancy, and many
of the services they performed for your
benefit were by no means agreeable and
pleasant. Be not ashamed to sit with
your mother In the church, or with your
father In the lecture hall: It may be an
old-fashioned Idea, but no exercise Is
oetter adapted to strengthening , and
stimulating a good conscience, than the
services of the church; while hearing
good lectures and reading tha elastic
will produce a genuine aristocracy of In
tellect and fortify the mind azalnst the
depressing effects ot disappointed pride
ana empty expectation. If you follow
the Instruction your companion will
tan you an odd fellow.
Second By the time you arrive at man
hood, you will have learned that a good
man chler delight la to be useful to
others, and by closely examining the ac
tions and Inclinations of men, you will
discover that men of superior endow
ments tab their greatest delight In the
home, and that the happttet people are
those who ahun the worldly pleasure
that charm without Instructing, and are
fit only to pleas the common and vulgasJ
mind. If you are wise, you will keep
yourself free from the oppressive dic
tates of the fashionable throng, who de
sire no greater advancement In life than
to Imitate and flatter each other, and
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"No, I wouldn't do that Jessica," re
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people can't keep their feet still when
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man. "He's a mean man."
"When his little girl begs for an lee
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rather have a cold watch when she's 13."
Hlbbs I'm thinking seriously of resum
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olbbs Why, I thought you had retired
Hlbbfl 1 thought so. too: but I need
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There's a brave world I know called Tha
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Where the wind and the wave lure our
And the 'green o' tho field meets the wan,
tired eyes , , .
With the touch and the kiss o' a lost
paradise; .. ... ,
Where the chickadee calls and the wild
And the lark trills his sweetest o
l5ut give me the city!
Its pain and Its pity,
Its highways and byways o' heat
Oh. a roan may live on a hilltop alone,
Where the days are- a-wtng on a song.
But he'll never sound depths that aro
human and deep
By running away from tht, herd o the
By shutting his heart to the trar and
O the lovable suffering throng.
So give me the city.
Its grief and Its pity,
Its apenthrttt, Its weak and iK
Oh, hero Is the Kingdom of Fair Worlds
When the peace-rides come silver shod.
For thorn Isn't a cavil, when all's said
That the Maker In making MEANT ALL
TO BE ONE,
As the streams of the nations that merg
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