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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: OCTOBER 5, 1913.
The Ouaha Sunday Bee.
FOUNDRD BY EDWARD nOOEWATBIV
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Well, thoy gotta quit klckin' our
bait team around now."
Did you hear the bump when tho
high cost of living dropped?
Georgia 'possums ovon are Bald to
climb higher in thceo days of lofty
"Will Boss Howolt put it back with
out a court ordor? - Has ho bad it?
He has. Then he won't;
Geo! Who wouldn't like to hold
that king in-his hand and three moro
like him at Ihe same Urnef
"Bailey a Bam Houston," says h
headline. That la a shame. Old .Bam
is dead and cannot strike "back,
At any rato General Huorta ia abld
to say, "The revolution has been sup
jireased," with a perfectly straight
iOM Hg adYatttM, la runnlsg a
rati tkrft W Maysj ader ia
tlMkt it stake H. taHivaa fi (rata
roDseni. f i
THat farewell baaqttet t the colo
ns! mirny b oly the carMlly staged
advance aat ei aa&tkftr tpMtajie
oij. popular uprfajag la ltl 6,
Kansas City has established a night
school, pf" gardening. Its graduates
should ,mako np mistakes abutplant
lng potatoes In the dark of the moon.
Recalling Bftrnum's famous "tea-thousand-dollar
beauty." that Sf.Ooo
verdict for disfiguring a woman'
faco does not look so out of propor
The man who alngs his own praises
sworn gets a curtain call.-Allanta Cos
Another slap at somebody without
Mayor Fitsgerald of Boston is
stroag tor muaiclpal home rule. It's
a clack that If he were mayor of
Omaha he would be .pulling for tho
home rule charter.
-Never mind, these college and
tialverstttea that are barring the
taago will before they know it, be es
tablishing chair of aathetlo dancing
and other fancy dances.
i , ,,
Heal royalty with all the panoply
furnished by the ancient capitals of
Europe would find It bard to outdo
the daultng splendor of King Ak-Sar-Ben's
The king of Qroftce Is said to have
given a Paris taxi driver a 9-cent Up
and got away safely. But no Ameri
can sovereign can hand a taxi driver
anything like that over here and get
away with it.
Speaking of "submerged" hus
bands, try to tell off-hand the names
of the husbands of the former Miss
Helen Gould and Mrs. Q rover Cleve
land and the fiance of Miss Wilson.
Come, why hesitate?
And to think of It! That a demo
cratic president, with Mr. Bryan la
his cabinet as secretary of state,
should use a gold pea to sign the
tariff bill after silver baa been so
long the shibboleth of the party,
"Oh, yes, doncherknow, I told
Jack I'd Just get a cheap hat for the
early gall and a better one later, so
I get this 28.thlng." And Just then
Jack passed wjtbln hearing, but,
good old Jack, be didn't give it away.
Governor Colquitt of Texas, who
pot long ago served noU.Ce that be
M displeased with the president's
policy In Mexico an I WOllM thernfnrA
tak4 matters in his own hands, an far
" SB hv rml.faA . lk.
- w ui inn weiiarn nr
Texas, hu thus far graciously re
trained rrom starting anything.
The best sorvico rendered to the
publio Is usually placed at our dis
posal without cost. If compensated
In proportion to ability and effi
ciency at the rate that Is paid to
hired public offlcors and employes,
this volunteored Borrlce would add
up to almost incalculable yalUo.
Tbeso observations are prompted
by what seems to us inadequate ap
preciation of tho brains, timo and
labor freoly given to Omaha by the
men in responsible direction of tho
Ak-Sar-Dcn fall festival and by those
who are Just about 'to close up their
labors In connection with tho rollof
work following the lato tornado.
Pcrhapa tho two bodies aro not ex
actly of tho same class, tho dno being
more or less permanent and the othor
simply temporary, tho one drawing
tho limelight and passing glory and
tho other devoid of display and pro
ductive of thanklcssncss, if not com
plaints. Dut the point is there, that
the best business talent In a live,
progressive community is always
requisitioned when there Is a real job
to do, and tho response Is promptly
niado out of pure public spirit to
promote tho general good, In which
those who carry tbo laboring oar
share only as do all the rest.
After all, howevor, as overyone
who has ever answered such a call
will testify, the consciousness of a
higher duty done to the best or one's
ability is tho real satisfaction that
comes from publio service.
The Trespasser Problem.
According to reliable statistics,
192,642 persons wero killed on rail-
road property In this country from
1830 to 1912, inclusiv6: 103.660. or
63,8 per cent as trespassers, for
whose safety the railroads wore not
directly responsible In that time
16,932, or 8.8 per cent, of tho whole
met death In train accldonts. Thnsn
doaths chargod to mischance, or tho
fault or carolossness' of Uho victim,
ore numbered at 176,610, or 01.2 per
cent of the whole.
The railroads complain that while
tbo publio hears much about the 8.8
per cent killed in train accldonts, for
which tho railways aro directly re
sponsible, it hear very little about
tho other 91.2 per cent, and there Is
something in that. Apart from that,
howovor, the trespasser problem
challenges public attention. It calls
for consideration by national and
state legislatures, as woll as commis
sions having to do with other forma
of railway regulation. The long and
short or It Is that tho time has como
to co-operate with tho railroads In an
effaft abate, If not prevent, this
si&ugnter or men, women and chll
jdrea pa the rights-of-way of. railroads
'without any buslnese there. The aa-
sertlea, of Me reads that alone they
are power! to prevent it ought to
be, in the face of the awful toll of
life, SHfflcieat to ardusa publio, senti
ment. The railroad! are everting
faithful and fruitful efforts at groat
cost for tho safety of tho lives en
trusted to their keeping, and thoy
deserve assistance to protect thoso
not entrusted to their keeping.
Choosing a Vocation.
, A book has been written on
"Choosing o Vocation," and if it
serves no other purpose than to
arouse those who read It to the im
portance of toe selecting of a life
work It will have Justified itself.
What choice can be more important
unless it be that of choosing a hus
band or wlfa? To this aga belong
the credit of barkening to the call
for greater efficiency and to the
task! of raising each tnan'a efficiency
to Its highest exponent. But such
a thing is not possible unlets the
man first has found his proper
sphere of labor. Haphazard methods
seldom produoe maximum efficiency.
Or, as this author referred to, the
lato Professor Frank Parsons or
Boston, puts it:
If a yoving man chooses his vocation so
mat nis best abilities and enthusiasms
Will be united with his daily work, he
ia iaia ui lounaauon of success and
happiness. But If hl miii.. ..
tbuslasms are separated from his dally
worx, or do not find in It fair scope and
opportunity for exercise and develop
ment; It his OCCUD4tl0tl Is miralv a
means of making a. living, and tho work
he loves to do Is side-tracked Into the
evening hours, or pushed out of his life
altogether, he will be only a fraction of
me man n ought to be.
Yet how many parents have, nron
erly considered tho selection of their
boys' vocation? "I believe In let
ting a boy follow tho bent of his own
talents and choose his OWn nocuniL.
tlon" Is a very common expression of
parents, who seem to think that as
"water seeks its own level" an 1m
maturo youth will unaided certainly
fall into the sphere for whtoh he Is
most fitted. But the logic of such
reasoning does not appoar. The
parent guides the child through
school and all the other prelim
inaries, ao why not into the final
and permanont role of his life? Not
that one person may fully decide for
another what ho should do, but wise
counsel Is helpful and needed.
Between the boy and bis parents
thero ought to be a pretty good Idea
of tho boy's talents, tastes and In
clinations, a thorough inventory and
reckoning or which aro essential in
a faithful effort to start ono along
the right road. Of course, em
phasis Is no more to be laid on in
fallibility here than elsewhere, for
the average, human is not free to see
and admit his own shortcomings, but
tile general rule as laid down Is a
mighty good one to follow. At
least, it Is better than paying no at
tention whatever to one of the most
crucial turns in every career.
The Contribution of the Germans.
The most notable feature of this
year's Ak-Sar-Ben festival, according
to the consensus of public opinion,
was the contribution o'f the German
dement of the cpmmunlly in tho
form of tho Gorman day exercises
and parade. Tho magnificent dis
play made illustrates what, can be
dono by well directed effort, enthusi
astically supportod, along nationality
lines in a cosmopolitan tlty like ours.
It takes an occasional rontindor of
this kind to Impress up6n us tho
largo and substantial part which our
citizens ot German ancestry tako In
all our public activities, but which
is not so clearly seen as when massed
In a special project, promoted and
executed by themselvos. Among tho
admirable traits of the men and
women of German descont aro their
pride In upholding them. Our Ger
man friends have set an example, not
only to tho othor so-called foreign
elements among us, but to those who
like to distinguish themselves as
The Han in the Coal Mine.
For eight days peonlo have
Watched with eager solicitude the
progress of rescuing the entombed
anthracite coal minor, and now re
joice at his safe delivery. His was
a perilous and awful experience, but
he displayed a fortitude to match It.
It must be a terrlblo thing to be shut
off frdm help in the dank depths of
a coal mine for eight days with Only
such outside communication na a
small tubo affords.
But another man lies buried be
neath tho burden of anthracite coal.
He, too, seems holplcas, and. he has
boon ontombed for moro like eight
years than days. What of his peril
and fortitude and delivery?' What
prospect of relief from this moun
tain of Increasing coal prices is thero
for Mr, ultimate Consumer? The
sound ot his muffled voice is heard
moro often the deeper ho sinks. He,
too, is hemmed in yn thick wall, the
gigantic barrier of trust control. But
ho tries to keep up courage. Dark
ness envelops him. Ho sees only
tho ray of hopo before him, nothing
moro tangible Yet, nts every now
and then a morsel of temporary re
lief roaches htm through the tube, he
sends up words of cheer, showing
that ha still hopes.
How 16nsr will it hn 'hfnr mm
tangible help comes to tUls other vic
tim of the Coal stlqe?
Going Sack to the tfiiU Syitex,
"We are) servants of the people,
the whole people," said Woddro
Wilson In his speech pf acceptance.
"Seine, people only senile when you
speak ot yourseU at tho servant ot
the people; it seems to them like Af
fectation or mere demagogy."
undoubtedly true, and Why?
The platform on which Mr, Wilson
and his democratic brethren In con
gress were elevated to office nro.
vlded, under tho caption, "Civil Serv
The law pertaining to the civil service
should be honeAtly and rightly enforced,
to the and that merit and Ability shall bj
ine standard or appointment and promo
tion rather than service randtred to a
According to Washington dis
patches, the democrats are now pro
posing by amendment to the urgent
deficiency approprlaUon bill to Ve
move from the civil service all ot tha
hundreds of deplity United States
marshals and internal revenue col
lectors and to make them subject to
pollUcal appointment. It contem
plate a direct and Undisguised blow
at the merit system and a step back
ward to the spoils scheme in poltltlCs,
and, pf courso, merely as 'the enter
ing wedge to split tho whole civil
Is It any wonder that "Somo people
mile when you speak of yourself as
a servant ot the people," or that "It
seems to them like affectation or
After declaring In his "The New
Freedom" that "we shall hayo to run
twice as fast as any rational program
I havo seen in order to get any
where," Mr. Wilson asserts: "I am,
therefore, forced to be a progres
sive." Then what will he do with
this reactionary policy of his party?
Pood Price Variations.
An Investigation made by the fed
oral bureau ot labor Into the prices
ot food In halt a doten eastern clUes
discloses a decided variation between
them. Tbe clUes in the list are Bal
timore, Boston, Cleveland, New York,
Philadelphia and Washington, and
the returns Indicate that food prices
in Baltimore are decidedly lower
than in the other cities, and that
Boston, rather than New York, as
would naturally be expected, runs
Taking the low quotations for a
particular date, sirloin steak could
be had In Baltimore for 20 cents a
pound, as against 22 cents In Cleve
land, 24 cents In Now York, 25 cents
In Washington, 38 cents in Philadel
phia and 33 cents In Boston. For
rib roast the low pried in Baltimore
was 16 cents, as against 22 cents In
Boston, and 20 cents In New York
and Philadelphia. Eggs selling In
Baltimore and Washington for 24
cents a dozen were commanding 31
cents in Boston and 30 cents in New
York. In the one Item of butter
alone the range In Baltimore, 34 to
42 cents, was higher than In Boston
at from 31 to 37 cents.
Without fuller information it
would be idle to try to explain tbe
reason for theso divergent condi
tions, which are doubtless repeated
as between our own cities of' the
west. If wo were to make a wild
guess, however, It would be that the
moro active competition of Balti
more's public markets Is reflected In
these food prices, and that possibly
Boston grocers and butchers have a
closer understanding with one an
other in which consideration for the
consumer Is not overrnwerlng,
The Gospel of Sanitation.
Our missionaries nave borne their
gospel beyond tho seas "unto the
uttermost parts of tho earth." In
their wake have gone tho evangelists
of commerce to spread American In
terests and Influence in other lands.
And then followed the civil servants
with their good news of sanitation,
through the instrumentality of which
"lands that havo lain in darkness"
havo been lighted with a now hope,
new aspiration, new vision or life.
American sanitary regulation has
mado a new country of the Philip
pines and it alone Is sufficient to Jus
tify American occupation of the isl
ands. This gospel of Cleanliness
which jWon havo classed next to GOd
UnesS has dono much for tho Island
Guam, for Hawaii, has rftvoluttdnixed
conditions in Porto Rico, Cuba, and
made almost a health resOrt of the
Panama heretofore known as "the
post holo of the tropics."
Much has been said, ia connection
with our insular extensions, or tho
"white nian's burdon." What better
burden could we boar than' that or
teaching theso people tho lessons of
cleah-llvlng find helping to emanci
pate them from the bondage of dls
easot Missionaries In China and
other oriental countries say that their
Influence with the natives would
amount almost to nothing If thoy
did not combat the tilth and disease
they find upon entering their fields
of labor; that the orientals expect
the occidental to know how to help
them out of their unwholesome phys
ical conditions as well as administer
to their spiritual wants, whlCh are
really the vory last to be considered
by th6 far easterner. By-precept and
example our representatives in what
ever cause or capacity, then, must
teach the people ot these lands the
redeeming power of sanitary exist
ence. Call it what they will, the critics
ot "territorial aggression" .beg the
question so long as they criticise an
Influence that accomplishes what
Ours has, If through no other agency
than that of modern sanitation.
"Benevolent assimilation," as the
lamented Presidont Mckinley called
it, is Indeed an appropriate name for
such a system.
The change in administration at
Washington has brought no change
in the method ot conducting Undo
Sam's land lotteries. The theory is
that this method conduces to put
ting tbo land Into the hands ot ac
tual settlers, when, as a matter ot
fact, nine-tenths ot those who take
out numbers do so tho same as It
buying a Ucket'for a grand prise.
There must be a better way, but pre
sumably It will not be resorted to
until after all tho worth-Whllo reser
vations have been opened,
Don't get the notion that every
place in Omaha liconsed to 6cll liquor
is selling, dut Of hours. The lid lift
ers are only a comparatively tew who
havo been deluding themselves with
the Idea that thoy can do as they
pleaso, and get away with It.
"Surrounded by the leaders ot a
united democracy," says tho dispatch,
"President Wilson signed the Under-
wood-Simpson tariff bill." The Lou
isiana senators evidontly were not
present. And how about our own
If it was a "solemn moment" when
President Wilson reached the point
of affixing his signature io tho tariff
law, it would at least bo "awe-Inspir
ing" to havo the currency bill
brought up to him before the close
of the extra session.
unicago seems io oe right up
against It la the matter ot garbage
disposal as a result of lotting things
go to the last minute. Omaha will
be (ace to face with a like situation
next year it wo are not more fore
It's really too bad Harry Thaw Is
detained from witnessing; the world
series, else he might be headlined to
describe the game tor some ot the
yellow Journals, along with the ac
tors, ex-preachers and ex-base ball
And now the warden says the re
calcitrant convict was not punished
for refusing to attend religious serv
ices, but for general cussedness, In
cluding An assault on a fellow pris
oner. Still, It was a good story.
What will It profit a fellow If what he
sav on tho cost of living In lU he has
to hand over to the income tax collsotnr
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(OMNuts rsoM etc ntu
Thirty Years Ago
The gfand opening of Crulokshank &
Co.'a new and enlargd storO was the
everit of the dity.
Collector Post has given out the offi
cial roster of his ofrlce, among which
are there names: Deputy collector, H. A.
Doud; storekeepers, J. H. Lacy, J. M.
Jacobson; gaugers, H. F; Wllrodt, S. A.
D. Balcombe. D. C. Brooks; clerks, E. M.
Hattls, J. D. Evans, C. B. Allen.
A call fdr the state meeting of the Ne
braska Unitarian association Is signed by
Rev. Enoch Powell of Beatrice a presi
dent, and Thomas L. Kimball of Omaha
A delightful gentian was glvn to Mr".
M. W. Barkalow at the Millard on the
eve of his departure to Santa Fi, partici
pated In by all the young folks ot tho
swell set. Those present wire- Mr. Will
McMillan and Miss Grace Chambers, Mr.
Moee Barkalow and Mlsa George Lyons,
Mr. Bob Garlloha and Miss D611le McCor
rrilck, Mr. Arthur Remington and Miss
Carrie IJAmS. Mr. Charles McCormlck
and Miss Lou IJims, Mr. Nata Crary and
Miss Ellia Thompklns, Mr. Ware, Foster
and Miss Mora. Balcomb. Mr. J. C. Sharp
and Miss Mella Lehmer, Mr. Georgo
Burkeand Miss Mattlo Sharp, Mr. W. E.
Annln and Miss Minnie Richardson, Mr.
C. E. Beach and Miss Cora Doane, Mr.
Newton Barkalow and Mlsa N11la WV.
ley, Mr, Charles Deuel and Miss Maria
neea, Mr. Jack Carrier and MlesMary
Lake, Mr. Wilbur and Miss Phtllv Mor
gan, Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Peck, Mr. and
Airs. w. A. Redlck, Major and Mrs.
The Hanlon's put on "A Swiss Voyage"
at Boyd's and kept the audience con
vulsed with laughter.
The, roller skating rink has opened
again In McCrary'a block.
Twenty Years Ago
'City Treasurer Bolln disposed of more
of the short time city bonds,, a local
purchaser taking UW worth.
A reception was tendered Rev. D. D.
O'Detl, a new pastor, at 823 Park avenue
In tha venlng. There was a vllterary,
musical and refreshment program.
Judge Walton of tho equity division ot
district court was too 111 to be upon the
C. P. Mo returned from the Cherokee
Strip country, where he landed a land
Claim In the government's allottrhent and
ntended returTdng later In the fail.
Cillierie ot Omaha flocked to Falconer's
grand autumn opening to see the triumph
In mercantile enterprise. '
J. O. Phllllppl of the Missouri PaciOo
left for Kansas City.
Ex-Policeman R6uzer called at The Boo
editorial rooms to give hla reasons for
suddenly resigning from the force. He
said he had got tired of baseless per
secution from a sergeant He Said this
sergeant had come to him on his beat
and nagged him and after he left he
sot to thinking of how "men are treated
on the police force, and especially since
the A. P. A. outfit hex tried to rUn
the force and turned It Into a private
political machine." so In disgust he de
cided to quit and retain his manhood
Tn Years Ago -
A committee of seventy-five business
men, headed by T, J. MAhoney and
Euclid Martin, succeeded in prevailing
upon the city council to retain the or.
dlnanee forbidding the scattering of
cards, dodgers and circulars On the street,
the chief point in which aimed at re
stricting labor unions.
Rabbi Simon preached an impressive
sermon on "Tho Joy ot Living" at Tem
ple Israel on the occasion of the "har
vest festival" being celebrated. Over
hanging the pulpit was a dense and
beiutlful bower of fruit, flowers and
palms and under this canopy the man
of God stood while preaching.
The result in the deraocratlo county
primaries had all the earmarks of a vto
tory for Sheriff John Power over Jailer
Tom Flynn for the nomination for
sheriff, though the official count had not
Miss Jane Addams ot the Hull House.
Chicago, gave her lecture, "Newer Ideals
of Peace," at First Congregational
church. Her address was based upon the
life of Count Tolstoi, whom she held up
as the most conspicuous example of the
doctrine of nonreslstanco ahd apostle
of world peace.
Qraee Baptist church announced the
receipt at the last Sunday services of
Pledges aggregating- 1X000 to apply on
the church debt, cutting it from J,6oo
We never want to admit It but we are
all looking for the best of It
Every graduate wastes about a year
steklng a position. Then he takes a job.
What hu become ot the old-taahloned
horse that used to run away In a city
Then are only two things In life that
require no effort. They are growing old
and growing fat
Aa a rule the man who says he Is
wedded to his art has forgotten to get
a divorce from poverty.
Thir never waa a married man who
had to sit up nlxfits and worry about
how to get rid of his money.
In tha list of "among those present" at
a wedding you ean nearly always find
the name of the bridegroom.
Every now and then you see a haughty
princess who acta aa It she just knew
that the coarce men had designs upon
her, and who expects that some male
brute will kidnap her at any moment
Tho latest style Is a waist with a V
shaped opening In front that runs down
almost to the solar plexus and Is fringed
with lace ruffles. That the reason the
short men have been getting high military
heels put on their shoes.
People and Events
The weather man manifested whole
some respect for the king's will In do
ing his prettiest for Ak-Sar-Ben.
The year's champagne output of France
has been pulled down ftoirt 7C0i. burreie
to 40,000. A soiise ill the nolnJ Vintage
will develop just as much of a hurl fr
Just as soon as woid passed along the
line that sauerkraut Is a prime pro
moter of long life, the price of cabbage
began o soar. Aeroplanes will be
needed presently to reach the necessaries
Four young suffragists of the Women's
Political union of New York have decldwl
that the cause can bi pushed along more
Joyfully with the aid of husbands, and
are arranging the decorations tor the
King Ak-Sar-Ben XIX. should take
warning from the sad fate of his pre
decessor and distribute his rain where it
will do the most good at the right time.
Many a royal reputation has been ruined
by a dry reign.
Grover Cleveland's 18-Var-old son,
Richard, -with 160 pounds ot sturdy flesh,
hold's up his end as honor pupil in a
New England "prep" school, besides
being a track athlete and an aspirant
for foot bait glory.
Ulster county. New York, hands Its
namesake In Ireland & merry message of
fruitful content. Fifteen thousand apple
pickers are now Employed in Ulster
' orchards, half as many apple buyers are
I on hand with the money, and transporta-
tlon facilities are taxed to carry the fruit
io market Ulster Is the peach ot the
Empire state In August, In September the
ripple of Its ye.
St. Louis points with becoming pride to
the unofficial showing of 17,838 taxable
Incomes, and scoffs at Chicago's record
of pnly li.OM In a population twice as
great "Where ia 411 Chicago's boasted
wealth?" the Missouri, metropolis In
quires. Walt awhile. When the Income
tax assessor gets busy, the bashful plutes
of Chicago will hive to make a show
down 6t io up. The dough la there. Trust
Uncle Sam to knead It
SE0ULAS SHOTS AT PULPIT.
Houston Pot: A VlriHnl mfnUtftr
Says twilight is the best time for medi
tation, we have done some very earnest
meditation In the mbrnlng when It
seemed that the bell boy hid concluded
to take a week to bring on the Ice water.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat: A clergy
man has been arrested on a charge of
stealing a church at Soldier, Idaho, a
town evidently founded by a militant
pioneer. The only bitterness approach
ing that of a church fight Js a lodge feud'
or a family row.
Loulsvlllo Courier-Journal: "Life Is a.
valo hemmed In by the walls ot tradi
tion and the mountains of dogma," says
theNew York Herald. Tut. tut Leave
it "life Is a narrow vale between the
cold and barren peaks of two eternities"
and credit the late Colonel lngersoll.
New York Times. Presbyterians gave
out figures yesterday to prove that they
have now attained the largest member
ship in their history, that their growth
last year was the largest in a genera
tion, and that money gifts have kept
pace. Their home lsal6n society la now
the largest home agency In the WOrld.
Th large PreibyteriAh body, that of the
north, has now 1,415,860 member. The
Increase last year waa 39,000.
"Those Drawers Won't
Stick, John' '
If tbewTanytblng tbst roosts yOnrtempTr "when you are is N ? hn?,0.1,
Luger "Cedar-Line" Dressers
Ther's the cedir bottom whlth makes the lower drswer nraetlc.ii
a cedsr chest, there' the dust-proof, mouse-proof bottm ,ly
durable interlocking constructon ni i h.iSir D2,.t0'?'
tbe curefol flalsblog inside a well as ootsfde. and several ctCi '
Yon pay so mor for tbe Luger. Why not have, the b?it?
Luger Furniture Go.
BLASTS FROM RAM'S HORN.
The farmer who thinks is the one who
feeds the world,
The farmer who thinks mixes brains
with the seed he sows.
The farmer who thinks never takes any
chances with a mule,
The farmer who thinks Is the msn
who makes two blades of grass grow
where only one grew before
The farmor who thinks Is always put
ting elbow grease on tha wheels ot the
The farmer who thinks Is always mak
ing unwritten laws that othefs have to
The man who has a gold brick to sell
never wastes his time on the farmer who
The "farmer who thinks turns every
thing Into a school to teach him how to
become a better farmer.
The farmer who thinks sees In every
weed a fingerboard pointing the way to
God's treasure house.
LINES TO A SMILE.
"Alfred," said the sweet young thing,
"have you been playing foot bain'
"Not exactly." said he wearily, "but 1
tackled your father." Philadelphia
"The church militant, my son. means
the church .engaged In warfare."
"Anl are the canons what It fights with,
pa?" Boston Transcript.
Johnny Tommy Brown's mother makes
him go to Sunday school.
Mamma Why do you say Bhe makes
Johnny Because he goes doesn t that
prove it? Puck.
"Any man who will konwln'ly plead
guilty to havln' a Income' of $S00,000 a
year," averred Uncle. Jerry Peebles, tak
ing a fresh chew of tobacco, "ort to be.
punished fur It. 8even per cent ain't
none too much to tax 'm, by gum! Chi
Doctor Your daughter, madam, needs
rest absolute rest.
Patient's Mother But she won't ItsMn
to me, doctor. i
Doctor You must appeal to her madam,
in the Interest of her complexion. Boston
"My husband thinks I'm extravagant
and gets mad even' time he sees me with
"Yes. Ho never sees me dressing up
that he doesn't give me a dressing down."
WHEN I GET RICH.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat
When I get rich, ohl many things I'll do
For all poor folks whose lives are full of
Their days, now drear, I'll make so sweet
They'll know no grief, no sorrow, no
When r get rlchl
When I get rich the friends I love so
Shall know no more those .weary, toll-
somo hours: '
I'll light their skies with sunshine, and
Will scatter on their pathway fairest
Wnen I get rlchl
When you get rich! Those friends you
loved so well
May not be here, but far beyond tho
And never know the hidden love that lls
Within your heart ah! foolish, vain sur
mise When yOu get rlchl
Walt not till rich, but haste to do It nowl
Yes. scatter sunshine dry the falling
Light up with hope the darkened heart
That, may be near you-oh, pe'er mirid
When you get rlchl
" " u u us can t.
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