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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1913.
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Safcsrrlbers leaving; (he city
trmpersrtly should hare The Ht
mailed to them. Address rtltt he
chanced as often aa ra.neetea.
What's that? An ice trust in
OnahaT Perish the thought!
Wilion's Wit. I
Evidently tho president had a ery
hnppy tlnio on the occasion ot hU
Moblln Xrlp. Ho gives a soraowhatj
new and quite favorable view of lilm-i
self while greeting tho hospitable
southerners from tho rear of his
train along tho route. Disclaiming
aptitude at roar-end oratory, ho face
tlouBly remarks, "I'll admit I'm not
'much to look at, either," and when
some good woman In tho crowd ex
claims that she wishes Mrs. Wilson
had come along again displays a
ready wit in tho reply, "I wish so,
too; she's much better looking."
Such meetings of the chief execu
tive nnd tho pooplo of the nation
nover lose tholr charm, especially tn
tho south, whero folks are just as
cordial and courteous to a republican
president as a democrat. On such
occasions, north or south, party lines
cut no figure, because It Is more tho
offlco than the Individual, anyway,
that Is honored, although tho vital
touch of tho personnel is what thrills,
Presfdent Wilson seems to have
enjoyed It quite as much as tho oth
ors and evidently felt himself per
fectly at homo among his own people
of the south, although his southern
nativity was more or loss occidental.
Am to his accomplishments In rear
end oratory, he need glvo himself no
anxiety, for if such service needs to
be rendered by his administration ho
has but to turn to his Immediate
right at tho cabinet tablo for tho
pasttnaster at tho art. Therefore,
with a good wlfo to mako up for his
oclf-confcBscd lack of pulchrltudo
and Mr. Bryan for the hind-end
spoaklng, ho might go a-touring of
tho country to his heart's delight
without fooling a lack on either of
, yhkSaym Omaha
coMroro ran rc nui
Echo of the Explosion
Our eetcomcd local weather fore
caster wig-wagged tho cold wave. with
perfect accuracy that time.
Ha, ha, tho election was held as
ler plans In Mexico, after all, and the
place went "dry" Mexico, Mo.
The Puke of Abruztl to Receive
American Squadron. Headline.
He had one time planned to take
pa American bride.
If, as the experience ot tho Chicago
woman indicates, hatpins will stop
footpads, why go to tho expense of
liuylng a pistol?
"I'm no man's man," hotly reterte
Edward S. McCall, the Tammany
candidate for mayor of New York.
A alani on Murphy, sure.
It Is, er ought to be, possible to
discuss the condition and needs of
the Omaha, public schools without
The fact Ukt a "horse rustler" la
South Daketst kM get off with two
yrs lit prison shows conclusively
that the "eld west" lis no more.
guizer may have been a naughty
hey, but he is all right since he ban
Jojaed the hosts that stand at Ar
aaaged&on and battler for the Lord.
By watching the political fire-
Morks in New York we here ebeuld
! better able to appreciate what we
are missing by not haying any elec
tion this fall.
What is said to cost the dealer G5
csata a torn la .the, ice house costs the
ce&susaer ?10 a ton Jn the ice box
"What's the matter with the ice busi
ness la Omaha?
around has been broken for
Omaha's ney million-dollar hotel
Paaana exposition tourists pleae
take aetiee and Insist on stop-ever
tickets for Omaha.
Congress few - ordered 100,600
roji. ot the income tax law printed
for ettetrlBUtie. It will take more
than that without including any of
pht exempted classes.
Now that Mr Hobson has been
rnsdq a life member of the Women's
Christian Temperance union, he may
be expected to deport himself in a
perfectly ladylike manner.
Protecting Women Immigrants,
Tho nbwly projected policy of re
fusing to admit a woman immigrant,
unattended, with tho residence of a
man, even though a rotative, as, her
destination until satisfactory Inquiry
Is made Is a commendable otfort on
tho part of tho government to protect
these forolgn-born womon from pit
falls and thwart tho designs of so
callod whlto slarors. It Is primarily
an attempt to strengthen tho Mann
act, but should have even a further
reaching moral effect.
At best, many ot theso strangers,
both men and women, who como to
our shores with the best of inten
tions, find It difficult to avoid dan
gers lying very near the ports ot
entry. It has always been a harsh
commentary upon our attitude to
Ward the immigrant that upon land
ing he or- she should be beset and
surrounded with strange but alluring
temptations not known at home. It
must make a peculiar impression on
the stranger's mind to discover such'
things at tho very threshold of a
country making so much of lis high
ideals and its mission of molding tho
concrete world citizen.
But to all these things we are at
last awakening. Steps aro steadily
being taken, both by tho government
and prlvato agonolos of benefaction,
to amellorata tho conditions and sur
roundings ot tho immigrant. Just
what proportion ot our immigrant
women come thus unattended and
destined to homes of men is not
definitely given, but It is evidently
large enough to call for this vigilance
on the part of the immigration au
thorities, which, backed by the
proper zeal, should prove highly sue
The answer of tho lawyers to the
charge that they do nothing to purge
the profession of crooks is that there
are crooks in other callings. That's
an answer worthy of a lawyor.
The summary dismissal of an edu
cator without charges or hearing
comes perilously near a revival ot
the old days whon public school
teachers wero decapitated because
they attended the wrong church.
That Second Term Talk.
"If you think too much about be
ing re-elected, it is very difficult to
he worth re-electing," Is the declara
tion incorporated by President Wil
son In his Philadelphia speech, which
reminds us ot the stery t the two
travelers whose discussion of mind
reading culminated as follows
"I'll bet I can tell you what you're
thinking about," said the one.
"I'll bot you can do nothing of the
kind," said tho other..
"Wall," rejolnod the first, after
tho stakes wore put up, "you're
thinking I can't tell you what you're
When President Wilson suggests
that a president who think "too
much about being re-elected may not
be worth re-electing" he tn effect
proclaims hls'bellet that the best way
to secure ro-electlon Is to convince
the people that he does not care much
about being re-elected. Dy natural
inference, it Is not so much a ques
tion ot desire as a question of method
ot attaining the desire.
Thirty l'cnrs Agi
Major Oenerat .1. M. Sohofleld passed
through Omaha on, his way from San
Francisco to Chicago, where he assumes
command of the division. He was met
here by Oenerat O. O. Howard of this
department and Lieutenant Ouy Howard.
Mrs. Sophia Lowe bu returned from the
rout, accompanied by her son, Fred Iowe,
Who went to Philadelphia to meet her,
Mr. John Mulvlhlll of tho local freight
department of the Union Pacific received
a valuablo consignment by special fast
train In the shape ot a bouncing girt at
H. C. Mood for a long tlmo In the em
ployment of N. B. Falconer, has assumed
the position as manager of the Doston
There Is a bulky article which looks
like u well auger standing In Klmer
Frank's office In the United Mates court
marked "iJxhlblt A," sent In with a depo
sition In a cattle case. The United States
cleric thinks ot Using It for a corkscrew.
A free medical dispensary has been ss
tabllshed In connection with the Omaha
Medical college. Dr. Ewlng brown wU
have charge of surgical cases, while Dr.
O. B. Ayres and Dr. W. 8. Olbbs wilt
look after the medical side.
Mrs. M. B. Oablcr, formerly on Thir
teenth street, boa opened a boarding
House ut 1817 Dodge.
K. Wakeley, northeast corner of Nine
teenth and California, wants a thor
oughly good milch cow.
The sun again shines, and all Omaha
K A. Bethgs A Co, have rented tho
north store In Toffs block on Saunders
street, and are putting In a large stock
or staple and fancy groceries.
Tuenty Years Ago
A child of Mr. and Mrs. C.' R. Woodard.
M South Twenty-nlnth avenue, struck a
match In a dark clothes closet and 9109
damage resulted. Tho child got out
Rev. Leo Franklin gave his second lea
lure on "Atneism" ot Temple Israel. Ho
extolled the "god of humanity, who cares
not for sect or creed," and sent several
broadsides Into Colonel Ingersolfs phil
osophy. He said, as a matter of fact, no
thought there was no atheist, no heart so
Hard a sto shut out a God
Rev. J, M. Patterson spoke on "Busi
ness and Religion" at First Presbyterian
Tho parks were deserted In the after.
noon, where usually thoy aro visited on
Sundays, and the wind whlstlod a dlrgo
mrougn ino rauen autumn leaves, ro
minaing men that the somber winter
ume was nigh.
It waa reported that Fred Krug hod
curea a twenty-year lease on the m-ot.
erty formerly, occupied liy Bd Wlttlgs
saloon before the Farnoin strnot haL
ler lire ana contemplated erecting a twrf.
siory onCK building there at one.
Tftcre was a larger demand ihnn n,,tA
be supplied for copies- of The Sunday
I3ee containing the story of the assassina
tion of Mayor Carter Harrison of ChN
Ten Years Ago
diunes Liarueis, an old soldier, TO years
of age, died of heart disease tort a Wat
nut Hill street car. He got on at Thir
teenth and Douglas streets and when the
cr reacneu tee. Corner of Slxtoenth and
neosior suddenly fell forward. He was
Picked up and carried Into a nearbv Arult
store, but life was extinct.
The fourth annual opening of the boys'
department of the Touiur Mn-.
tlan association showed about 1S5 boys
In drill exercise, much to the satisfac
tion ot thojr tutors and delight of ad
Congressman Q. M. Hltchcook was tho
irsi or several prominent men to ad
dress the department of nntuimi n.i
social science of the Omaha Woman's
Club. Ho spoke on 'Tho City and Its
Problems," He .aid the first among
city problems was the misappropriation
and waste of city funds. On the matter
qf the police system, locally, he said, It
was deplorably bad; that Instead of con
trolling tho lawless clement. It was con
trolled by it.
Chairman Robert Cowell of the repub.
llean city committee sold Information
had been received of a plan among cer
tain democrats to have voters repeat
under different names In various wards
na wai me republicans stood readv
with $M0 In cash for the discovery of
every sucn case.
Wahoo Wasp: The recnt action of the
state board tn dismissing Dr. Thomas
from the State Normal at Kearney Is on
par with the action toward Crabtree.
No cause Is given in either tsase and tt
seems that at tho present time It would
be the proper thing for tho friends of Dr.
A. O. Thomas to Insist that he be a can
didate for the office of state superinten
dent next year.
North Platte Tribune: No charges were
preferred against Dr. Thomas, the only
orcuse offered by the board being that
It was "for the best results of the nor
mal schools of Nebraska." This Is a
lame excuse, Inasmuch as Dr. Thomas
has proven a most successful head of the
Kearney Hub: In lis "More or Less Per
sonal Column." which Is neither per
sona nor Impersonal, and without per
son or gender, tho. Lincoln Journal sug
gests that President Thomas' "activity
outside of the real sphere. of an edu
cator" convinced the board that a change
would be desirable. Theoretically, there
fore, an educator Is neither a man nor a
monkey, but just a deaf and dumb peda
gogue. We rather like thnt.
Friend Telograph: If tho schoolmasters
of Nebraska deslro to make a scape-goat
of Prof. Thomas we dd not suppose that
any ono need to object, but the time Is
coming In the politics ot Nebraska when
even the schoolraastors who are aiding In
the Increaso ot thi burdens placed upon
tho tax payers of the stute will be com
celled to btand from In under.
West Point Republican: It remained for
a state normal board, dominated by Tom
Majors, to turn the trick. Frlonds of
Dr. Thomas over the state, and they are
numbered by the thousands, will resent
this action, and soma day, will call that
board to a strict accounting.
Cenral City Nonpareil: The fine- hand ot
the latest member of tho board appears
In this lust move. Hon T. J. Majors, ot
our home- town, Peru, has been mixed
up In so many deals In connection with
the stato schools that his work Is easily
spotted. "Tom" doesn't have much r
gard for ho qualifications ot a teacher
when his peanut politics enter Into the
consideration of the case. And Governor
Morehead knew about what Tom Majors
would do when he made the appointment,
too, because they are from neighboring
counties and the Majors' record Is an
open book In that part ot the stato. We
Imagine T. X Is not alone tn this last
bit of rough work.
FTSmont Tribune: The incident Is bound
to be disturbing to tho equanimity of the
school, but It cannot be assumed there Is
no reason for the board's action. Neither
is tt to be taken for granted a iatlstac
tory successor to Mr. Thomas is not to
be had. Usually we are able to go on
from good to better sad eventually to
the superlative degree.
People Talked About
1 &b $ee&
In European cities the police keep
a register of all movements of the
population from one location to an
other, but in this country we let
Uncle Sam's letter carriers do It for
us, and they seem to do tolerably
As showing Mr. Bryan's growing
popularity in the south, note this
from the New Orleans Picayune:
A New icrtty fanner has honored Pres
ident Wilson by naming an apyta after
him. It's now the duty ot soma farmer
to name a lemon after W. J. Bryan.
Congressman "Moso" Klnkald is
given credit for getting these 538
homesteads thrown open to occupa
tion. Ho is one of those old-fashioned
congressmen who believe that looking
out for the everyday Interests ot the
district and state and people is one
ot the duties of a representative, al
though he is not so long on speech
making as some who do less ot this
sort ot work.
The fact that It costs KS.000.000 a werk
to run the municipal machine of New
lork City explains why a host of polltl
elans annually scream for a chance at
Mrs. George Porter Hopkins, field sec
rotary ot the Women's National Demo
I'rauo longua, is soon to publlsli a cook
hook to which the prominent democratic
omen of the country have contributed
aeonre Fred Williams ot Massachu
setts Is said to b slated for minister to
drvtce. . You remember Oeorge FredT
There was only one silvery voice louder
tl an Utorse's when the "crime of IT'
prrished in the cntaclytrm of "vt.
Your Uncle Samuel Is Jolly old soul.
Without a shadow of a grin on his mug
lie announces that the crow is a good
friend of the farmer and should not be
itaseactrcd annually to decorate
funeral festivities of the alsorana.
Roger Perry of Worcester has finished
Inspecting the school gardens cared for
this year by the children ot that city
Hastings Re publican: By the rtmoval
ot Dr. Thomas from tha head ot the
Kearney Normal school, Is that Instltu
tlon removed farther, from tha turmoil of
politics, or Is It plunged deeper Into, the
mire of political hubbub than ever7
Harvard Courier: Ttrei Courier knows
nothing ot the causes leading up to this
notion; but for one man who has been
successful as a school builder to be thus
summarily deposed, looks like a bit of
political engineering which may react
upon those responsible.
McCoofc Tribune. As the Tribune has
had occasion to observe before there ts
too much infernal politics In all this
school teaching business, with the stato
ulnversltyat Lincoln one of the worst
offenders, aa a regular political incubator,
Teach school. Leave politics to tho
people and the politicians, less power to
Central City Republican: The cttlsens ot
Kearney do not take kindly to the re
moval ot Dr. Thomas from the head ot
the normal by the State Board of Educa
tlon. While that body, by a vote of four
to three, deemed It wise to take such ac
tion, tt must bo acknoweldged that "for
the good of the school" Is a trifle lndefln
tte for qne seeking actual cause,
Ong Visitor: The removal of Dr.
Thomas at Kearney looks like old Tom
Majors was again on the state normal
board. Democrats can form a correct
status of their chief executive when they
reflect that the old corporation tool was
appointed" by Moorehead. You don't have
to go to Nsw York for rotten politics.
What should be done wtUiout delay is to
remev the Peru Normal to Tecumseh or
Beatrice. Peru Is entirely out of God's
creation and the atmosphere there lurks
In immorality and vice.
Inner Circle IoIIUcs.
OMAHA1, Oct. . To ttie Kditor of The
Bee: H Is not quite fair to the members
of the Schoolmasters' club to charge them
with being responsible for the dismissal
of President Thomas. While It Is true
that his chief enemies are In that otganl
tatlon, the majority of the club are his
friends and admirers. The present nnd
past representatives of the Glnn Book
company, the present owners of the Ne
braska Teacher and the University Pub.
Ilehlng company, tho city superintendents
from Fremont, Beatrice, Lincoln and
l'alrbury; the state superintendent, all ot
whom are members of tho Schoolmasters'
club, together with a few others, form a
sort of mutual admiration society. For
tho last five years they have named all
tr.ombera and officers of the club, they
have slated In advance all officers ot the
association, they have gone before the
governor each year to urge the appoint
ment of some favorite on the normal
board. The)' are all bosom friends of J.
V. Crabtrce and unfriendly to Presi
dent Thomas. They have caused the
name of Thomas to be presented a. num
ber ot times and black-balled for mem
bership In tho club. Mr. Cavlnesn was a
candidate for tho superintendence of the
Kearney schools eomo tlmt since, and
failed to secure the place. He charge
Thomas with his defeat. Thomas Is about
the only prominent school man In the
state who has cared to oppose this ring
and as a result he has Incurred their bit
ter enmity. It is generally talked In edU
catlonal circles that the members of this
group profit by the teachers bureau, con
ducted by tho proprietors of the Unlver
slty Publishing company. Thomas has
boldly opposed them and finally has been
defeated. It Is not fair, however, to the
Schoolmasters' club to be charged with
his dismissal. The majority of the club
regard his dismissal aa a blunder on the'
part of the board and a misfortune to
the Kearney Normal.
A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL MAS
Wire I'nlllng for CoaTentloas.
OMAHA, Oct. M.-To tho Editor of The
Bee: I read with complete satisfaction the
letter written to The Bee by A. E. Shel
don of Lincoln, proposing that the Stato
Teachers' association hold Its conven
tions In various cities ot the state, such
as Grand Island, Fremont, Kearney,
Hastings arid Beatrice, and he might have
mentioned Norfolk and others. He pro
posed that the conventions be not con
fined to Omaha or to Lincoln, or both
alternating; that nasty politics and busi
ness chicanery be cut out as methods for
landing these conventions. lie's right. It
Is disgraceful to any city to employ some
of tho methods that have been employed
though not downright dishonest In se
curing thcae conventions. Aside from the
fairness of tho thing In letting them be
held In different places over the state
that might Invite them, tt would be far
more In keeping with what ought to bo
the dominant spirit of the association and
all other educational organizations of the
stale. Yet. tn view of tho long gamo of
rotten politics- played In oertaln circles,
culminating In the outrageous dismissal
ot Dr. Thpmaa from tho Kearney Nonkal,
I think It rather1 a travesty to spek ot
ethics' Instead of politics actuating .some
of our educational affairs. But as an
Omnha man. I think It should be suffi
cient that we Invito the teachers as &
means ot getting thtm to meet here In
vite and, Of course, welcome and enter
tain them hospitably If they come.
E. PLURIBUS UNUM.
GRINS AND GROANS.
I shall leave the service of my country
poorer than when I entered It,' said the
"Never mind," said the boss. "Perhsps
we will build a monument to you."
"Ye. But youll never let me have a
hand In awarding the contracts foV It."
Doctor (to natfent's wlfel In addition
to your giving the medicine I have pre-
penoeo, i wisn you wouia see that every
morning your husband gets a shower
She But. )16ctnr. what am t roln' to
do. the mornings we don't have no show
ers? Boston Transcript.
Manufacturer What we must do now.
my bor. Is find some way of reducing
the tax on silk stockings.
His Son hnd Heir I have It. father!
Give a bottle of anti-fat with eaoh pair.
" uwuu uowr n.iuiu m )uu hdqui
tofllc rub or seafoamT"
"Never tries to sell you a shamnoo or
a massage that you don't want? What's
"I've got him on fK rtf.nlv. I'm
trying to sell him some life insurance."
"Yes. indeed. t'lniM hsv .. tt.
changed In the last few years."
"I suppose so. Fr Instance?"
"well. fr Instance. A once autocratic
Plumber un in tnv nnlrhtmrhnoH nn.
goes to tho haughty butcher around the
comer 10 Dorrow money to keep his busi
ness alive." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Do you truly and honestly believe that
all men are born free and eqiistr- arked
Jlmpson of the genial philosopher.
"I sure do," replied the G. P. "Free of
all responsibility and equal to not less
than three square meals a day. Life.
"These rooms," said the visitor, looking
around at the bsdly streaked walls,
"would never suit my wife, who Is very
"What's tho matter they wouldn't suit
& proper person?" Indignantly demanded
"Because I notice they are rather off
color." Boston Transcript.
OH, DAMES AND DAMSELS.
J. A. Waldron In Judge.
What next, oh. denies and damsels can
You do to startle modest man?
Just now tho atmosphere revokes
Your skirts to thin and cries for cloaks;
But memories of summer's shows
Remain, and so the wonder grows
As to another season's code
And what will then be a la mode.
From ancient costume will you stejl
Htlll more, and yet still more reveal?
Or will Von fanci exercise
And leave lesh action for the eyes?
Imagination plays a part,
And thoughts more perfect will Impart
Of maid and matron who'll disclose
Much less, while wearing far more
An ear of pink, a laughing eye.
A rosebud mouth all will Imply
Synthetic beauties In the fair
Who hides them from the eye and air.
Bay, will you once more challenge gate
Though 'tis not easy to amaze?
Rejecting skirts diaphanous.
Will you still have the laugh on us?
When beauty liberty has won.
Her away has only just begun'
Aimed at Omaha
From State Press
,Tse daughter of a former New
Terk City high police officer was de
tained at the port of customs on ar
riving from Europe wtb 1 600 worth
Of aigrettes is her hat and a ward
robe valued at f 8,000. Her father
drew a salary of $3,500 a year as la
specter of police. Nuff sed.
and estimates that they have raised food I
proquci vaiuea at more than ThU
Is an Increaso ot 900 over last year
Winston Churchill, the British lord ot
the admiralty, estimates a probable an
nral output of 400,000 to (00,000 tons ot
oil fuel from Scottish shal fields for 150
)rars to come, If necessary. It la an
nounced thst the present output Is about
A prison expert doclares that the10 .... . . . ,.
. , . w . , i, ..,..,. . , The New lork bunch which paid U.54
Nebraska state penitentiary Is not so L Bftt to h,ar Uti mUlunt m
baa except mat it snouia never nave
been located where it Is. It there ia
a state institution la Lincoln other
than the state house that la properly
located we wonld like to know which
Ong Visitor: These annual road spasms
by a few governors are but cheap mock
ery of real road making. They are for
the purpose of butldtng political fences
rather than roads. These holiday patriots
were never on the- firing line In any kind
of a battle and like a cow's tall should
be kept In the rear all the time.
Hastings Tribune: The good cttlsens ot
Kearney have risen In their wrath and
other things to enter a storm of protest
against the program for state Irrigation.
Thsv hold that state Irrigation would
tho. mw tha Pl&tte river of all Its water and
allow the farmers In Buffalo, Kearney
and other adjacent counties no oppor
tunity of enjoying the advantage ot Ir
rigation when It Is needed. To a man up
Mexico expects Its full election re
turns in within a few weeks. Another
Illustration ot Its excellent talent and
preparedness for democratic government
son Square Garden, only to be over
whelmed by SO-centers from the back
benches, let go a mighty roar against
the swindle, but It perished In the sea of
John Taborn la a free man again after
forty-three, years In the Ohio penitentiary.
He went to his old home In Michigan but
found only one person whom tie knew.
Bo he returned to Columbus and Major
Walter Collins of the Balllngton Booth
organisation, has promised to give htm
shelter, food and enough light work to
keep him from brnodlnr
a tree It certainly looks as though the
citizens of Kearney have a good kick
Kearney Hub: The advanced class In
domeetlo science of the Hastings High
school recently prepared a banquet for
nearly 100 patrons of the schools, the
purpose being to demonstrate the value
of scientific preparation and expert se
lection of foods. The bill of fare was
declared by the banqueters to be mora
elaborate, better cooked and better served
than many banquets where the charge Is
$1 a plate. And now what do you sup
pose the cot t "was? Twenty-five cents per
plate! That Is a practical way of going
up against the high cost of living and
the moral Is obvious: Study domestic
Madison SUr-Mall: If the newspaper
reports concerning the Ak-Bar-Bn ball
arc true It was worth tho W.060 deficit
Grand Island Independent: The Omaha
Bar association Is said to be getting after
those of lu members Who have not been
playing the game on the square. Los An
geles and New York might follow suit,
Pierce Leader; A Pierce citizen who
was In Omaha not long since told us the
other day that the "lid Is off" at that
place and the 8 o'clock closing law Is
nothing. This Is not to be surprising
when one. considers the class ot police
and other officials who ar In charge of
Kearney Hub: Members ot the public
affairs committee ot the Omaha Com
mercial club suggest that more flags
should be displayed throughout the city
on special ocaslons and anniversaries.
For that matter the 'flag should be dis
played a great dest often than It la
The fact thst It Is not Is simply a matter
of not thinking, and not lack of appre-
claUon. A flag-flying reform Is deslr- '
able In nearly every community.
Sioux City Tribune: Corporations seek
Ing to evade the anti-trust laws should I
employ students ot the Omaha High
school. Students are being required to
sign u statement that they do not be
long to a high school fraternity and to
pledge themselves not to become mem
bers. Believing the state law to be an
Interference with a natural right of theirs
the students seem to have no scruples
about evading It by subterfuge. They
need some training on the moralities, as
well aa In "ctvtl government" They need
to b taught that every citizen surrenders
some "natural rights" to government for
the advantages thst government confer
and that lying Is a groee offense.
Falrbury News; Some ot the state
press are almost brutal In their criticism
of the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben dance. With
out having any personal knowledge of
what Is known as the tango dance we
ar constrained to the belter that there
ts nothing Immoral about It, otherwise
so many good people would not have in
dulged in It; for Omaha, society Is like
tha society ot most other cities, the good
predominates. If It was the manner ot
dancing It that made U objectionable,
then tt Is probable that the entire com
pany on the occasion of the Ak-8ar-Ben
ball Is suffering humiliation and morti
fication for the acts ot sn Indiscreet
few. There Is more opportunity for
practicing the virtue of charity In run
ning a newspaper than tn uy other oc
cupation or profession.
Fate's WaratBar Ptsr-r,
St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Rulers who resorted to the wholesale
arrest of legislators have never ben
lucky. Napoleon III tried It and ended
with a debacle. .
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