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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY. OCTOBER 31, 1913.
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gnbaerlfcers leaving: the city
temporarily ahoald hn.re The Bee
Mailed tt them. Address Trill be
champed as often as riueste.
Keep aa eye on your gate.
Ah, g'wan, who's af-I-frald of gho--e-t-s-staT
So b folks just fall for every slang
fstyreeetoB that becomes current.
Tfee New York City campaign
eaews that when tigers fall out the
."Fear kept the Mexican voters at
.ic," nays a nows noto. Something
The problem with the autumn
)we shows is what to do with thd
It is well to teach the boy not to
bJe ethers for what he, Mlmsolr,
saeuld h responsible.
Looks new as It the Vater board
era were suddenly la a frightful
hurry te spee the money.
' All Is quiet along the Panama
aaatn. Geveraer VMet" evidently is
reeenetaerivs the OoethaU jlaa.
The Festecne cane, a great work ae-
without a pull. Baltimore
Tell that te Colombia,
, ''Mexico's Future" Is tho title or an
ekerlal la as, exchange, But why
bather about anything la Mexico but
, ... .
General Felix Dins acts as It he no
leer reposed the same Implicit con
fl4eM In General Huerta that ho
If the Xler trial opens the eyes of
the werld wMer than ever to what
sees e beetla the screen In Russia,
It vW set he in vain.
It Mf he wef ttt noting, however,
that while "Billy1 Hltt, whe waa and
tarried Mtes JJlklne, has ae reyal
title, he helda els Ik te a few mlllle
Hill, It Is hard te understand
.where the ateCaet!e He in ef Mf
teg a special train te earry the re-
aMM et a mm whe liked te ride en
Missal trtJM wheat he wae alive.
It tMaeelree that the expleelen et
the Xetpelln dirigible, in which
tweeir-eight lives were lost, was due
te a partial vacuum formed In the
center gondola. That's consoltng.
Deo wlley has built a pure air
henee f er bis pure food baby, but tho
rest et the babies will have to go on
breathing tho same old air on which
the human family baa been reared
It there must bo war in Mexico
why not, as Cartoonist McCutcheon
suggests, lot the Pearsons Oil syndi
cate of England and the Standard Oil
ef Ajaerica go down and fight It out?
Why drag In Uncle Sam?
The way Senator Morris comes
back at ex-Governor Bhallenberger
for hutting in at the wrong end re
Eiin4 one of the way he laid tun
same gentleman out when they both
ran a candidates for the senate.
"What's the matter with Kansas r
Her state unlyenrity Is drawing; the color
Use afsJast Clinton Rosa, the negro guard
ef Kseraeks Chicago" Jnter Ocean.
Preeably hoping that may sav
then frem the Inevitable licking at
the hands of the Nebraska team.
Sulzer evidently has Boss Murphy
en the hip when be gets him to ro-
plytaa- to his charges and statements.
TantMaay chieftains have never been
save fer verbal retort. Dick Croker
koei still and silent until somebody
asked kUti where he got it, and then
he ran; not stopping until bo found
hlsaeelt safely on the auld sod
wssapce he never returped. except tor
a Jsrtef visit or two.
Seeing a Light.
Tho Dee Is glad to find one of our
amiable contemporaries, heretofore
lined up as a champion of the Water
board In its arbitrary exactions, see
ing a light, and furnishing an argu
ment to relnforco The Bee's porslst
ont demand for lower water rates.
Tho proposal to sccuro municipal
ownership of tho various public utili
ties by levying special occupation;
taX(JS of by j,ung
up a surplus
jsquecred out of water users through
excessivo charges for water It de
nounces as "wrong In principle and
unjust," because compelling the pres
ent generation to tax Itself with the
entlro cost of theso plants for tho
benefit almost entirely of future gen
erations. It further declares:
The fairest way yet devised for a city
to acquire public utilities la to purchase
them with bonds which need not be pnld
off for forty, or fifty, or sixty years.
Tills puts a portion of the expense of ac
quiring" such plants upon future genera
tions and permits the present generation
to reap some of the benefits of mu
nicipal ownerahlp through low rates and
better sen-Ice. Thus the financial opera
tion of our water plant should be so
planned that It will not accumulate one
cent of surplus above operating and sink
ing fund requirements. All the profit
should go to consumers In lower raten
and better service.
This Is the milk in the cocoanut
Under the baleful influence of Boos
Howell the Water board has con
tinued to make water usors nay
charges, which, when exacted by the
old water company, mombers of tho
board denounced as "robber" rates,
and tho only oxcuso offered In pallia
tion has been a purpose to make tho
prosent generation of water users pay
the whole purchase price of tho plant
within a period of a few years, and
also accumulate a surplus for all
sorts of experimental Investments
necr Authorized or contemplated in
any law relating to tho Water board.
Fighting Quack Dooton.
Tho Chicago Tribune, which 1
making a bold and effoctlvo fight on
quack doctors in Chicago, is recelv-
ng many letters of approval, some
Qrom medical men and beads of med
ical schools, urging It on In tho good
work. One from a medical college
in another city and stato says:
The effect of your Investigation will bo
far-reaching and result In much pood to
humanity In general.
Undoubtedly It will, but humanity
ould wait in vain if It had to de-
pond exclusively on the reputable
physicians to purge the profession.
The Tribune probably has learned, as
has The Bee in a raid on similar
akera la Omaha, that it cannot look
for active or actual co-operation from
the profession in a fight of this sort,
no matter how hazardous it may be
for the newspaper, whether profes
sional ethics, laek ef courage or
semethiug- else be the restraining lm-
Crazy Quilt Tariff Sheets.
In a speech on tho floor of the
house dealing with freight rates and
their proposed revision, Congressman
Ocorge J, Klndel et Colorado briefly
compared tho German and American
railroad tariffs, showing that whllo
Germany's covers but a singlo small
sheet of paper, ours la spread over
yards of pages In a craty-qullt fash-
Ion which Is so complicated as to be
incomprehensible to the average lay
man, though a large shipper, It not
also to many railroad men. them
selves. This, notwithstanding tho
tact that we maintain an Interstate
Commerce commission with almost
plenary powers, at an annual outlay
Why le this? If railroad tariff
sheets can be made simple, brlot and
plain so as to he eas)ly understanda
ble In Germany, why not In the
United States? What is gained by
the cray-autlt method? Perhaps
a vast amount te the rallreads. There
must be ntethed la this thing It it be
madness. A federal statute requires
the publication ot certain freight
schedules in depots where "he who
runs may read." That is a joke. Tho
average man might gaze on one ot
these contrivances until he was stone
blind without getting a practical idea
of what he was looking at.
Freight rates may need revising,
some up, some down, but there Is no
doubt that all need simplifying. It
congress can exert an Influence to
ward that end It will have done well
perhaps quite as well aa to continue
lta spasmodla agitation of lower
The normal board tries to justify
Its dismissal ot President Thomas
from tho headship of the Kearney
schools because "he claimed to have
received an offer ot another position
which waa never formally tendered
If every pastor who has "claimed" to
have received a call to another
church which never materialized
were on that account to be dlsmtssod
by tne congregation, how many
preachera would be occupying the
pulpits where they now are?
"Banking Committee in Secret Ses
slon," reads the headline in our ami
able democratic contemporary, whose
proprietor is one of the secret session
committeemen, Recall that passion
ate outburst against tbe secret cau
cus and the undemocracy ot dark
chamber legislative caucuses?
Governor Hi Johnson of California
laughs at the idea of the bull tnoosera
ever aligning with either one of the
old parties. He laughs loudest
though, who laughs Inst, or words to
, hsj)ayn Omaha1
coNvfics raoM ace ntu
Thirty Years Arc
ine nrei marriage in the new Holy
Family church waa solemnized yesterday
by Father Shaffel. The. bride waa Mis
Ellta Furay, sister of John B. Fur ay, and
the Krooni waa John R Flnlc. Th war
atended by Trof. T. T. Downey of Crelgh-
ton college and Mlsa Fallon of Hlllsboro.
The judges sjul clerks of election for the
city now rsceiv 14 a day, which makes
tho job In demand.
The pulpit and choir rail of Trinity
cathedral have arrived and are being put
In position. On the rail Is this Inscrip
tion: "Erected In memory of Margaret,
Elizabeth and Little May by their par
ents, Herman and Elizabeth Kountze."
Howard B. Smith returned from Mon
tana. I.ucien Stephens Is back from his visit
In Missouri feeling In fine trim.
Asatatant Taasenger Agent t. V. Jonss
of the Union Pacific rm home from the
east, accompanied by bis wife.
George P. Bemls Is advertising for men
to chop out trees on fifty acres of ground
on Cuming street, Inside tbe city limits.
A new brick guard house to hold forty
prisoners is being built at Fort Omaha.
and the foundations are being laid for
The clothing ntook of Lewis Brash has
been sold to Jacobs.
The Rocky mountain "Big Horn" ram
In the rotunda of the Paxton Is a con
stant source of Interest to strangers, par
ticularly to atern people.
Twenty Years Ago
Tne residence ot a. t. itnignt, axa
North Twentieth street, wu slightly dam
aged by fire.
City Marshal Powers of Grand Island
came to town to take back a hotel board
beater, who thought to find asylum In
thlsttnetrupolls of law-abiding people.
Arthur Bristow, the blind orator and
ir.uslcan, gave one of his entertainments
at the First Christian church. Hla audi
ence, though not large, was quite appre
ciative. News reached friends here of the death
of Mrs. Will Maupln from consumption
at Mlnden, where Mr. M&upln, sometime
Omaha newspaper man, Waa city
editor of the Mlnden Dally News.
United States District Attorney Ben 8,
Baker said he had received a letter from
Attorney General Olney Instructing him
to make a thorough Investigation of the
Mosher case, and Baker said he would
follow out hla Instructions to the letter.
Mayor Bcmls. whllo visiting the World a
flr at Chlcaao. became converted to the
Idea of continuing the great exposition
another year, and lifted his voice In behalf
ot that Idea while. In the Windy City,
Ten Years Ago
Harry D. R. republican nominee ror
county assessor, was appointed a member
of the Board of Review by Mayor Moores.
Miss Anna Qulnn of Tark school was in
sralrbury, where she was caljed by wo
serious. Ulneas of a brother, Who was
stricken with appendicitis.
J, C Stubbs, trafflo manager for the
Harriman lnw, who cams from cm
cago and proceeded west with PreaJdant
Burt and other Union Pacific officials,
found time to dash a little cold water on
Mr, Btlckney's proposed rate reduction
plan. "It's dead issue," said ho. "The
Union Paclflq and other lines have been
expecting something of this sort from
Mr, Btlekney for a long time." While
dead set against any (Train rate reduc
tloiis, Mr. Stubbs aald he waa "not suffi
ciently well Informed to talk ot Omaha's
possibilities aa a. grain marKt."
Thru nromlnent political llghta from
out In th state who were In the city were,
. J. Sullivan. Columbus, chief justice o
the' stale supreme court; W, H. Thomp
son, former candidate for governor on t
democratic ticket, and W. O. Sears of
Tekamah. republican candidate for Judge
In Ihls district. , ,
a. Ta. Warrick, for some yw connscieo.
Ith the claim department of the Omaha
& Council Bluffs Street Railway company,
resigned to return to the practice oi iaw.
People Talked About
uirii llvln comes high In toot feat! so
ciety. Box seats for the West Tolnt-An-naoolls
game In New York. November
p, are priced at f each.
Talk about femininity being slddy about
frills. Male swells or rans nave aaoFira
the Argentina fad of wearing ribbons In
their hair and decolette shifts.
Phllln Mohr. said to be- the Inventor
of Ice crtam soda. Is dead at his heme
In Klliabeth, N. J., aged M. Mr. Mohr
saved the life of countless drug stores.
Mrs. Flora T Neff of IJgansport,
Ind, agreed to drop her suit for divorce
her husband would become a suf
fragist, and In the next "Voles ror
Women" parade he will carry a banner.
Aa lord chief justice of England Sir
Rufus Isaacs receives a salary ot ItO.OOO
a year and gives up an Income from his
practice of from 1100.000 to 1150,000 for the
honor of the position. The new cniet
justice Is M.
Rev. Percy J. Green, one ot the New
Thought leaders of Portland, Ore., chal
lenges supporters of orthodox customs by
omitting the word "obey" from the mar
riage ceremonr. uniting his daughter,
Ethel Verna Green, to IMward Will am
With the cost ot living : cents a day
In Japan the housewife of that nation
has no need to worry 6ver soaring prices.
according to a paper given by Mrs. J. K
Parker before the Cleveland literary
guild. "One may be buried for U in
Japan," she announced.
Mrs. Everett Colby, wife of the pro
gressive candidate for governor of New
Jersey, Is an enthusiastic suffragist, but
thus far she has been Unable to con
vert her "-year-old daughter, Edith, to
"the cause." Edith has resisted all argu
ments, despite the most strenuous efforts
Mrs. E. V. Plckertll. a woman 7i years
old. Is planning to establish the first
known spineless cactus ranch at El
Paso. Tex. Seven hundred plants are
o be set out, which will produce evtry
year H.WO "slabs' et toddsr, excellent
fcr horses, cattle, hogs or even poultry,
Colonel David Du Bols Galllard, hero
of tho Culebrs. rut. Is In St. John's hos
pital, Baltimore, seeking restoration of
Lsl'tered health. For months and years
Colonel Galllard led the fight against
the treacherous slides which have made
the mountain cut a heart-breaking job,
and bis health. was broken under tbe
strain ot toll ana heat.
Soaktns; (he Mttle Fellow.
OMAHA, Oct. .-To the Editor of The
Bee: It appears that our Illustrious water
boss is not satisfied with the raw deal
he contrived to band to the Omaha popu.
lace concerning; tho water rates. The pur
chase ot the water plant by the city be
ing an alt around success (for him), he's
advising us of & safe and easy way to
acquire other public utllttte-nd get
stung In the manner originated by him.
I wonder what that man thinks we are?
That the management of the water plant
by the Water board Is very disappoint
ing, Is a mild expression and none can
deny It. All those pre-election promises
of chesper rates, etc, and now an auto
cratic and arbitrary way of running
things. And most objectionable of all,
this unreasonable minimum monthly rate.
I do not think that the old water com
pany's charge of 35 cents per 1.000 gallons
was excessive. It's what we're paying
now. Then we were not compelled to pay
for water we did not use. as we are
now. Do you see the advantage of public
ownership of publlo utilities In this easel
Looking over nty water statements since
last March I find that up to this month
1,003 cublo feet ot water waa used up In
my household. At 2"4 cents per 100 feet
straight (no discount whatever) this would
amount to $2.63, whereas I must pay J171,
according to the. Water board's figure
Oh, yes, there It. 20 per csnt discount
(most graciously conceded by his ma
jesty), but the well-to-do-people, with In
comes of 10Q a month and up, get the
benefit of' that, beside the cut rate tor
greater amount ot water used, and not
the poor dovll, the common, ordinary
menial. This Infamous minimum rate is
directed chiefly at us ' wops." forcing
us to pay double for IW feet, which Is
alt we use on an average a month.
Public servants, these water commis
sioners, all right Long may they live
and prosper. MRS. ED. JCARHAN.
Another Version ef the Fight.
OMAHA, Oct. 30. To the Editor of The
Beei Allow me to say a few words about
the free-for-all fight In which OLeary
got a broken Jaw, so that I may put the
Clearmonts in tne rignt ana wieary in
the wrong. I am a member of the op-
ooslng team, so I speak unprejudiced.
This Is how It started; Three boys
O'Leary was one of them were trying
to pick up a quarrel with another lad.
Tho latter told them that he wasn't look
ing for trouble and waa trying to back
away. O Leary, seeing mis, urgeo, one
of his friends to "poke him In the jaw."
His friend did it and the fight began.
After several minutes' fighting O'Leary's
friend was beaten up and quit.
O'leary then threw off his coat an'l
rushed at the victor, shouting. "I'll finish
it for him. You'll have to ngnt me nowr
The other lad, who was a good deat
smaller, tried to run away, but two boys,
the two who were with O'Leary, caught
him and beat him across his eyes-witnesses
say they used brass knuckles.
After running several yards, the lad
turned back and yelled, "Help! I can't
see. I'm Winded. Oh, save me." He
was staggering and blood was runnlni
from his eyes. Meanwhile, one ot the
spectators, Who had seen the beglnnlnir
of It, tried to stop O'Leary. and did 10
by a crack oh his Jaw.
. While tho lad' was caUuig for help, his
assailants ran away, but were caught
and were administered a gued beating.
O'Leary was beaten up more severely
when It wgs thought that the lad waa
blinded, The latter was Immediately
hurried away In an auto and was given
medical attention. Me was only tem
porarily blinded and in beginning to see,
though his face Is badly swollen. So you
see, 00sry deserved all he got. and
Instead of being the "peacemaker." he
was the urger-cn.
The quarrel did not begin as the re
sult of an argument over the strength
of the two teams, as your paper stated,
but Just because O'Leary wanted to plek
a quarrel. The score was then 25 to 0
In favdr of the Clearmonts; not In our
fsvor. as wss reported, and they are tho
ones who saved O'Leary from a severer
beating. Another error. O'Leary did not
fly to the nearest bouse" unUl he heard
that he had blinded the lad.
I hone that you will lace the Clear.
monta in the right, as they acted like
gentlemen, and also th boy (for it was
one and not three) who broke tho boy's
aw. . EYE WITNESS.
"Weester en Wtmsn Suffrage.
SILVER CREEK, Kb Oct. -To the
Edltqr of The Bee: .While In early years
I was strongly opposed to woman suf
frage, later, and until recently. I looked
upon the agitation of that question with
Indltferencs. considering that practically
II would make little Difference whether
women voted or not Now J am mer
strongly opposed to -woman suffrage
than ever before, and 'm disposed, to do
anything and everything X can honorably
and consistently do to aereai it.
And what Is the cause of this morfe
recent change of heart on my partT I
answer, the English suffragette. To my
mind, the outrageous and utterly In
defensible Work of those misguided
females demonstrates that women are by
nature unfit for the affairs, of govern
ment It shows that they, far more than
men, are Illogical and unreasoning; that
they are comparatively destitute ot that
judicial poise .which all In authority should
have, and that they are governed almost
wholly by their sympathies, their passions,
their prejudices, their likes and dislikes,
If the suffragettes will attempt to obtain
the ballot by creating a reign ot terror
through a resort to arson, destruction of
the mall, smashing ot windows, personal
assaults on individuals, disorderly oe
monstratlens and the like, have we not a
right to presume that If they had the
ballot and should find themselves In a
minority on any question dear to their
hearts, they would resort to like methods
to obtain their ends? If voted down In
the House of Commons their recourse
would bs to screechlngs and howling,
hatpins and pulling of hair. Invectives
snd tears. Could gallant Englishmen,
worthy descendants ot those knights nt
old, who would shed their heart's blood
for a lady's glove, stand that sort ot
racket? Nay, verily! They would prefer,
rather, to try titles with a Maxim gun.
or take tbelr chances before a broadside
from a dreadoaught But women are
women the world over, and what we
find thsm doing In England we have &
right to believe them capable ot doing
In America. No decent man wilt fight
woman; he cannot resist her ears, and
the enfranchisement of women means.
ultimately, the disfranchisement and
abasement ot man. Quite on a par with
the work of the suffragettes would be
the act of a wife tn burping her unwilling
nusoana s nouse because tie uia net. im
mediately comply with her rtqwst to"
buy her a slit skirt
The great leader (I will not say "In
famous" leader) of the suffragettes,
Mrs. Emmellnt Pankhurst. Is now In the
United States to collect money from her
sympathizers (the woman suffragists) to
help ber to continue In England her ne
farious warfare ot the faggot She ought
not to have beep permitted, to Jand. The
emigration authorities In New York
were right and ought to have been Up
held and doubtless would have been up
held except that President Wilson feared
female votes In some states and famalo
Influence In all.
In giving orders that Mrs. Pankhurst
should be admitted, President Wilson
claimed to be In doubt as to whether
she (the leader of an organization of In
cendiaries) was guilty of "moral tur
pitude," and gave her the benefit of the
doubt (!) Omitting all questions of honor
and Integrity of character, does Presi
dent Wilson think It good policy to In
sult the Intelligence of the mate voter
In the hope of thereby escaping the
vengeance of the female voter!
If, as Is claimed In behalf ot Mrs. Pank
hurst, burning an ancient castle Is not
proof of moral turpitude because, as Is
alleged, a revolution Is now going on tn
England, It would not be proof of moral
turpitude on her part had she with her
own hand thrust a dagger Jn the heart
ot the .prime minister, or even to tbe
heart of the king-. And this Is the sort
of logic, and this tho sort of statesman.
ship that Is now at the head of this
great nation ot ours, and that Is now
playing wth fjro by meddling In the
domestlo affairs of a neighboring state.
.This act of President Wilson In ad
mitting Mrs. Pankhurst Is likely, In the
future, to rise up to plague him. Here
after any incendiary, murderer, or
regicide of Europe may properly claim
an asylum In the United States on tho
ground that In his own country there was
a revolution on and that he was not
guilty of moral turpitude. For It Js. al
ways true, In all civilized countries that
there are plenty of people In rebellion
against the constituted authorities.
But, If, as President Wilson would have
It Mrs. Pankhurst Is In rebellion against
th British crown, 'What right had he, at
this stage ot the game, to recognise her
as a belligerent and permit her to come
here to obtain money with which to go
back to England and perhaps burn, or
dynamite Westminster abbey, the tower
of London, fcr St Faul's cathedral? It
was, at best, an unfriendly act toward
a friendly power.
The sympathy they have shown for
female lawlessness In England wll tend
strongly to the defeat ot the woman
suffragists In America In every fight for
suffrage they may hereafter make-
LINCOLN, Neb., Oct 30. To tbe Editor
of The Bee: The nine-page bill filed by
the State Normal board, attempting to
show reasons why Dr. Thomas should be
discharged, very much resembles the ac
tion of school boys when they have made
some serious blunder. You will notice
by these charges that the Uttle one-horse
politician down at Fairbury played th
leading act, .something after tbe Huerta
plan, jand wrought revenge against
Thomas, whom be wrongfully blamed of
defeating him when he aspired to the
uperlntendency of the Kearney schools.
Cavlness has more or less Influence over
tho stato superintendent, as a)l who have
been close to tho situation knpw, as has
the whole ring that has dominated the
educational circles ot the, state for years,
In fact, it seems the whole group of
school politicians' have formed a "mutual
admiration society," and are .dictating
who shall fill all the good positions In the
state, their Intimates getting the better
.Th w,mS,n rif th rfnv all mill 4n.
gether1 and for the same thing. When It
Is a good plum, they all push one. of
their Intimates to it evsn If It Is neces
sary to Injure others In doing it Let
any one oppose them and they apply the
Huerta plan; even though they do place
themselves as the great educational and
moral Isadora ot this state. This ring
controls alt state school legislation to the
end that tho power will be more central
ised In the hands of this few. They sire
now even planning fqr a future law to
take the selection of ever)' school Posi
tion down to the rural teacher away
from the people and place It In the hands
of an educational board tn each county
so that they may more easily, through a
few men, control every school position
In the stateand faston more firmly their
Tammany grip to boost their own selfish
pel It leal ends. Every taxpayer In the
state should see that their teachers at
tend this state association In Omaha and
vote for Dr. Thomas, who has so loyally
fought the book trusts and those who are
fostering politics as against education In
Nebraska. AN EDUCATOR.
Charles Murphy. Tammany chief, Is
fighUpg with his back to the wall. Sut
ser has his gost.
The loud, defiant voice of Hennessy Is
heard on the etUm.P in "New Tork, but
Dopley U "keeping bis face closed,''
Vice President Marshall's preachments
on economy and simplicity so Impressed
members of the house ot representatives
that they voted Iff to 11 to cut out an
appropriation of (T,0O) for a V. P. limous
John Purroy Mitchell started something
when he directly charged Chsrles Mur
phy with padding registration lists tn
2ew York- A grapd Jury haa summoned
Mitchell to produce the proof, and his
fusion friends fear he hasn't got the
The three-cornered fight tor the spoils
In New Tork Is aald to have developed
a deluge of delirious fiction and a
vacuum of plain talk.' That puts a
respectable coat en BUI Nye's descrip
tion of the vocal activities of Laramie's
Charley Uookwalter Is doing hla annual
turn on the stump at Indianapolis and
envious papers speak or him aa
"Grandpa" Bookwalter, It doesn't seem
so long ago whsn Charley was a kid
typesttcker In Omaha, but when
Hoosier starts going ha burns up time as
If It were gasoline.
If the weather goes wrong or your
limousine starts kicking forty milts from
home, prudence suggests caution In so
ecUpg a target for burning words. The
absence of a fall campaign In TebrMka
to disarranges tbe schedules ot the. planet
that any old thing may happen In the'
process o readjustment. r
The socialists remain world beaters in '
campaign enthusiasm, Four thousand of I
them cheered their candidate for ma ar j
of New fork twenty-six minutes Su j-1
day evening. The candidate, by th a
Is the old-timer. Charlea Bdword Jtus-1
sll, who is developing quite like Mr
Debs as a specialist tn running for off I 'c.
Dick gay, old man. I can get Brown's
car. What do you say to a Joy ride?
Tom No, thank you. About all the Joy
rides I've ever heard ot havo been fol
lowed by a funeral. Boston Transcript
"I wish that tiresome old Judge would
not carry court practice Into the street
with him." i
"What do you meanT"
"Why, when he meets an acquaintance,
first he arrests hla progress and then he
tries his patience." Baltimore American.
"Do you believe In women, holding
"Sure I do. Some day I'm going to
nm my wife for congress on her knack
of Introducing bills into the house." St.
"Charley has a rortune In polities. He
knows the ropes," declared the admiring
"res; I Judged that he did from the
campaign cigar that he gave me." Buf falo
"I want to marry your daughter, sir."
"Before I give my consent, young man,
1 1 want first to be assured that you are In
a position to support her."
"I can satisfy you as to that. And
now since you have brought up the aues
tlon perhaps you won't mind enlighten
ing me ins to how many ot her unem
ployed relatives I shall be expected to
support also." Detroit Free Press.
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A little wind creeps whlnlntr to my door,
I hear its feeble hand upon the latch,
But soon groat Boreas, with angry roar,
Will come this way and leap upon my
Then down my smoking chimney he wl.
He'll taunt me, and my cabin he will
He'll dare mo as a foemon to come OHt
At this wild rage the poor are wont
For Boreas ss crunl Is as strong:
Ho'll do his best to stab you througt'
He blows old winter's trumpet and hit
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Ho means shall fill with fear the heart
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Begone! Full well I know you are
For Boreas, Who's crueler than sin.
Is prowling, slinking dangerously nigh.
Oh, wind! qo tease the sailor on the sea,
Hang clouds upon tho bald pate of the
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