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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1914.
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE
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Hnhscrllicra leaving tho cllr
lrmerrUy should havo Tho Weo
mailed (o (ham, A d d rr a TfM 1e
change as often requested.
Why shouldn't Bryart osplro to be
ft mb at or? Nebraska can certainly
We nominate Nellie- Illy as cap
ef one of those round-the
twerJd aeroplanes. .
th jMocr Of - Haiu'a progrco-
alytm it Senator Theodore; But
TvjNit'i in a namo?
An iacrease in building' prrqlta
for January Is Omaha's answer to
ih lmpulso toward prosperity,
'Third person, singular, ooems to
bqther Dr, Shaw. Sho la not tho
first to b stumped In declension
UptrisrMl transfers and t slngu
fare have been granted by Chicago
atrtt railways. So, it cat; be done,
it win ue a grounqnog caso,
thoHt, If the weather man should
pat Ma Mf against an April winter,
Champ Clark' frlcnaa Insist ho
Is a his wan, despite the fact that
he eaaaet ,s)t. over (k tragedy of
lie very attractive feraia la
railroads are mow bring displayed
'hut the rush to purchase haaa't yet
beea attended by fatality.
?t Oooawla is starring )n
"Never Say Die," Matrimonially
speaking, Nat does sot regard . It
merely aa a stage Joko, either.
But what Is strange In a deeply
religious prosldont going to church
twlco on Sunday when the church
has two or mora sorvlcos a day?
Go-to-church Sundays aro well,
hut while the world la urged to go
to church, the church must not stoy
ting t ine woria wit it meeeage
Governer Merehead may be Mir-
rlee4 te know that his deputy lx
jwt satlefylag everybody by his
Muree; but wkntls the law be'.weeu
Flylag around tke glebe in ninety
days may be aa simple a year from
new a promoters explain,, although
tnere M not Much experience ett
Xlch te'baee enthusiasm.
The eigalttcani feature ef tho
geversiM wit's repert e the sbortage
ef meat anlwals J that the producer
has shared very little in the in
creased coat to the consumer.
Our esteemed friend, Edgar How
ard, will have to be more definite
Up ts (he present writing no ono
seems to be dodging tho missiles ho
is hurling in the general dlroctton
ot Omaha's w(ckod.
Mr. Bryan challenges admiration
hy his dominant leadership aa the
apostle ot world peace, but ho makes
war a possibility bo long as ho does
not cut tho string and let fall thpso
three big, fat Nebraska plums, for
which so many mouths arc water
Jt tho republican party had only
been good enough, to havo kept Bev
erjdge and a few others in office
they "would be with the "lna" now in
stead of the "outs," which (s tho os
tffttla! difference between whet the
latter liko to call tho "standpatters
Hill Pr'icd la not to be censured
f r refusing to continue playing the
Hart pf . the paschal lamb in tho
First Nebraska district, Ho has
stepped aside for other ambitious
patriots with ambitions for ho gov
raorship, the senate and the house
and new he hurls his hat into tho
rjfng with the announcement to lir
liaguire and all comers that it !
there te stay, All pf which adds
mv zest to the rumor that Mr.
Hryaa might wish to have Mr, Met
ceJf eter t&e mm rlag.
"Your letter does credit to your
dcllcftto ncnao of propriety," saya
the president In roply to Henry M.
Pindell'a note declining tho Russian
ambassadorship. And that is the
way tho country will regard It.
Thoeo who did not know tho Peoria
editor will now bo disposed to ac
cept what hip friends havo said ot
his fitness for hlrfi diplomatic
sorvlco. By declining under the
circumstances ho both vindicates the
president's Judgment and others' cs-'
tlmatlon. It must be clear to all
who caught tho significance of tho
foolish letter ascribed to James
Hamilton Lewis which Lewis de
nounces as a forgery that any man
who desired tho post bad enough to
accept It with this handicap attached
woh not tho man tho United States
needed at St. Petersburg.
Of course, slnco tho Illinois sena
tor donlcs authorship of this letter,
H may bo superfluous to dwell upon
tho folly of & United States senator
Intervening In behalf ot a presiden
tial diplomatic appointment. It
Lowls did not wrltd tho letter, ho 1
certainly the Victim of a Very harsh
combination of circumstances, and If.
will bo too bad If the real author Is
not discovered, If for no other rea
son than that tho full shadow ot
suspicion may bo lifted from tho
brilliant perspago Involved. Until
that Is dono this is scarcely to bo
regarded as "a closed 'Incident."
"Hue Sky" and-liberty.
Three judges ot tho federal Court,
sitting together at Detroit last week
pronounced tho Michigan "blue sky1'
law unconstitutional, because it its
an unwarranted interference ou the
part ot tho state with "Individual lib
erty." Tho right of an individual to
vontura his substance, is beyond tbo
police power of tho state to control,
according to thts determination
This application of tho doctrine of
''cayea ewptor" is one of the sup
porting reasons for tho demand for
reform Jn court procedure, It was
not the purpose, ot tho Michigan leg
islature, or tho legislature of any ot
tho other statos that havo adopted
"bluo sky" ;aws, to intorfero with
any proper right of an individual;
tho lawmakors merely sought to af
ford protection to citUons by com-
polllpg promoters to submit their
propositions to compotent examina
tion, so the rectitude of their pur
poso might bo established. In so
acting, it seems, tho state has ex
ceeded its power, i
But tho Ja.y mind, unaccustomed
to the windings through which the
judiclaj approaches its state of
"sweet reasonableness," is likely to
laeulre way, if the. state can protect
its ejUaens against bedlly danger,
against; etffctagleus' dleease, and In
ether way?' it cannot make provision
to guard against the wildcatters who
seek to sejwrate the unwary from
Surface indications are that the
federal Judges ot .Michigan are not
U Una with modern thought.
Ilock Island stocks not so long
ago wont at 100; yostorday common
touched 0, preferred That
seems to represent tho latest link
tu that chain ot causo and effect
binding so many railroads to the
'Inevitable gloom ot high tinanco.
The New Haven's precipitation has
been a byword for months. Tho
Trlecq's failure was the result of
"entangling alliances" and stock
gambling followed with scarcely less
Impressive warning of the peril of
running railroads by euph methods.
Then came the Reck Island and now
the Orient, passing from tho twi
light sene intq a night qf despair, is
nut upon tha market for $10,000,-
0 3,000 mllee of railroad for
The Reck Island announces planti
for the abolition ot its two holding
companies. Yes, and tho NeiV
Haven waa willing to dlssolvo itself
into its component parts, each going
Its way, when it found that It waa
no longer possible to pursue tho old
lino ot devious finance. In the light
of theso collapses and inevitable dis
integrations, the late Mr. Morgan's-
"you cannot unscramble eggs
loses Bomo of its pungenco. It makes
a bad mess, to bo sure, but after the
unscrambling is dono, tho mess can
bo cleaned up and then we Bhalj
have found that It was both possible
The people aro tired ot tho buc
caneer method of running railroads.
That Is the moaning of all this. It
does not mean, dull times, or non
compensatory rates or anything else
except that the public has decided
that railroads should be run primar
ily as public carriers and not as high'
finance and stock gambling enter
prises. Mr, Hearst Is not so Indissoluble
wedded to tho big navy propaganda
that he finds it impossible to soe
the other side of tho question. For
instance, whllo howling himself
black in tho face in his eastern pub
lications for an enlarged navy, hi
San Francisco .Examiner puts on thn
soft pedal, There is ono boy who
knows how to hit them 'fore and
The captain of tho Monroe seems
to agree with us, in suing the Nan
tucket tor 11,000,000. that ships
ought to behave themselves oven in
coiinurp rum nrt nui
innnUAnv a. .
Thirty Year Ago
James E. White, superintendent ef the
Sixth division of the Railway Malt ser
vice, Is visiting In Omaha. Ho was at
ono time a resident of Omaha as chief
cleric of the service, from which position
ho waa transferred to tho position he now
has In Chicago.
The number of police arrests durlnc
January was 177, and ono ot them for
keeping a saloon orn on Sunday.
The "Don Caesar" was put on In Ger
man to an appreciative audience at tho
Coroner Kent has had a beautiful sign
painted, anj has hupp It up Id the office
of Drcxel & Maul.
rratik Ivaspar Is entitled to the thanks
of the reildcnts on South Thirteenth
street for placing several crofting near
his place of business.
The 1'htlharmonlc society t devoting Us
energies to Its part for the Kmms,
Thursby concert ' acheduled for Feb
Mrs, Mary Parmalee, wife ot Daniel
1'armnlee, died suddenly at the residence,
Thirtieth and North Center street.
V. D, Cprwln, formely salesmen for
Hlokmon of this city, has returned to
Internal revenue receipts for January
aggregate, 1127,133 a a reported by Cot
The Aaron Hoot property on Saunders
street, Is to be surveyed and platted, and
thereafter known aa Denlse a addition.
Twenty Years Ago
The lxjston store, sixteenth and Doug
Its streets, a liquor store on the north
and St, Mary Magdalena s church and
school on the west, wero completely wiped
out by Xlre at a total losa of JK5.0W. Tha
flames raged wth uucontrpllftble fury,
menacing a large part of the retail center
ot the olty and It was good work by the
firemen that restricted It to those build
ings. As It was the Young Men's Chris
tlan association .building across the street
and tha Kennnrd building were damaged,
Ono hundred and seventy employes in the
Boston store got out alive.
U Itussell, a wealthy Colorado ranch
man, stopping at the Foxton hotel, was
knocked down and robbed of a Check for
11,200 at the alley on Fourteenth atroit
back of tho hotel. He had stepped Into
the Denver ra'oon to cash his check and
the footpads, believing, it Is thought, he
had succeeded, which he had not, pounced
on him. They beat him up wlillo at It.
and got away,
A baby coughing saved the house from
destruction and possibly serious disaster
at the home ot Alfred Jones, SI South
Twenty-second street. The little ono had
coughed until Its father got up for a
remedy. He noticed smoke Issuing from
a room, then tho carpet, afire, then he
'found, that a lamp, left lighted npurpose
over htKht, had exploded and caused the
damage, which would havo been groat In
a little while, but for tiio baby. Aa It
waa the loss entailed was limited to about
Ten Years Ago
The advisory board decided to recom
mend to the city council-a 'requirement
for every theater to place a fire alarm
posting 1125. on. Its .stag". P9 . ft . f.urVer
safeguard against disaster.
. a. Klllck was made, administrator
of the will of th Iqte Mrs. Sophronla
Jones, widow ot the late A. D. Jones,
Omaha's first postmaster. Mr, Klllck
succeeded In this capacity B. N, Robert
son. Mrs. Harriet Ponner Whitney, wife ot
Peter Whitney, tawnslte agent for tha
Northwestern ralroad, died at their resi
dence, J5U South Thlrty'Second. a,Ycnue,
at S p. m. at the age of 69. The plan
was tq lay her at rest In Richmond, W'
the old family home. Mrs. Whitney was
beloved by a large circle of friends, havv
Ing renlded In Omaha for many years
Authoritative announcement was made
(hat within a few day J, U. Bern, chief
engineer of the Union pacific, would re
sign t.o go with the Krle railroad In a
similar capacity. Mr. Berry had . been
with the Uplon Paclflq since Joining
It shortly after Horace a. Burt became
County Surveyor Edqulst received a
letter from Major Crittenden, In charge
ot the Missouri river at $loux City, say
ing his assistant would be Jn Omaha
soon to niake a survey of the Missouri
In East "Omaha, where It threatened an
Overflow, to determine what would be
accessary to repress It.
People, and Events
On a plantation in the Interior ot
Java a motion picture fire killed seventy
five persons, If anybody thinks Java is
behind tha times, "be has another think
coming to him,"
A. A, Adam, the poet who pulled down
the prise of ISO) for writing Australia's
national song, Is being sharply criticised
for omitting mention ot kangaroos and
boomerangs among the colony's Inspiring
Dr- Bobm Bridges, the British Poet
laureate, is a simplified spelling advo
cate, In his latest poetical works he
uses the following spellings: "Domln-
yop." "brandlsht," "lockt." "coud,"
"couldst," "hapt." "thro," hav,"
Sam Gordon, the messenger in the gpv
ernors office at Trenton, N, J., has Just
commenced serving his fourteenth gov
ernor In Mr. Fielder. Sam began work
as a messenger In UTS under Governor
Parker and baa been xn the Job without
a creak since.
At his homo In West Liberal; Barton
county, Mp last week, uncle Henry Dor
man celebrated his one hundred and fif
teenth birthday, and though h has been
ry feeble for the last three years, he
reooxnlsed all h's old friends who, cam
to offer congratulations. He s believed
tq be the Oldest man In 'America.
That James English, iyho for years was
known aa the "Village Blacksmith." left
an estate of more than $S3,W0 became
known when his wl was filed with the
eurrogcte at Newtqn, N, J, English ded
December 11 He was about TO yeara
eld. Ills closest friends did not Imagine
that he had amassed IM.00D. Two tons
are his heirs. . '
Vincent Astor Is preparing to give his
bride-to-be, her mother and sister a pro
nuptial tour ot the Mediterranean and
the Nile In his yacht Noma and $100.00)
Is being spent In alterations and furnish
Ings. A pleasant feature of the trlj) will
be a' tiny motor cor light enough to be
easily stored away and taken ashore at
any point where the hlntrrland Is prom
ising, Nothlni: seems laclilns but n
Aimed at Omaha
Hastings Tribune: "When Omaha's new
superintendent goes Into office on 'Feb
ruary 1 he proposes to clean up Ne
braska's metropolis. We thought the
crooks had dono that already.
Blair Trlbunet .Since all this cuiscd-
riea and 'commercialized vice has been
unearthed In Omaha, where has Sheriff
Vllx Methane been all the timet Not
long ago he was reforming everything
th Omaha that was anywhere near loose.
But maybe he has "canned" his press
Kearney Hub: Omaha has made a good
showing In tbo matter ot location ot the
new regional banks, and the bankers ot
that city are confident that Omaha's
claims will have recognition. The ad
vantage Is not entirely one of location,
but also ot tho Independent money supply
through Omaha's national banks. Here's
to Omaha t
Nebraska City Vrces: A burglar was
necessary to find another "resort" in
Omaha. The burglar robbed one of tho
Omaha "necessities" the other night, tho
owner notified the police and the police
found such interesting conditions that a
number ot young folk were put in jail
A few burglars added to the Omaha de
tective force mlht work wonders In that
town of deaf, dumb and blind, officials,
Hartlngton Herald: Whenever a crime
Is committed In Omaha, some of the
newspapers raise a great hue and cry
about the wickedness of that city, but It
li aouuimi u)at uumua. is any u.
Its sUo than the other cities and town
of lh state. It must be remembered
that Omaha is a big city and It would
Indeed be remarkable lf like other big
cities, It did not have a certain amount
Blue Springs Sentinel: The bankera ot
Omaha call It Bryan peanut politics In
causing thtm to go to Lincoln to meet
the committee who are to establish the
new regional bank districts. It might
be Just as well It Omaha financiers
would remember that Bryan la secretary
of state at the national capltol and that
a few peanut political expressions might
work to their- disadvantage in making
up the final decision,
Loup City Times Independent: Reforms
agitated by Omaha people usually fall
flat, when tha namo people try to spring
something on the state. Because the
otate goes slow before they accept any
thing aa coming from Omaha. They say
they cannot clean UP their "resorta" and
wo knew they could not hold an election
without fraud until tho state stepped In
and had a commissioner anointed by out
aide Influence. Tosslbly It will require
outside Influence to clean up the resorts
that the Omaha police ear they are
unable tq do.
Twice Told Tales
Rtilnea to eastern.
The young man who eats all 'round the
circuit ran against this quick-lunch Inci
dent the other day:
A fastidious person made his way
charily Into the place. A tumbler ot
murky water was thumped before him
by the young woman' on the other side ot
What's yours?" . .
"Coffee and rolls, my. klrl?'
Ono of those, Iron-heavy, quarter-Inch-'
thick mugs ot coffee was, pushed over
the counter. Tho rastmipus person
seemed dated. He looked under the mug
and over It.
'Uut Wher la the saucer?" he queried.
"Wa don't give no saucers here. If
we did, some low brow 'd corae In an'
drink out ot his saucer, an' we'd lose a
lot ot our .swelleet trade." Cleveland
At a recent dinner In a suburban dis
trict, where all the guests were amateur
chicken raisers, after a discussion of the
egg problem the conversation turned to
the best breed Of hens. After the good
points ot Orpingtons, Mlnorcas, Leghorns
and others had all been brought forth
the host said;
"Well, the ultimate end ot every
chicken Is the pot, and you can't tell the
deference when It la on the table, "Let's
see how many can tell what kind of a
hon we have Just eaten.
All agreed It was a very good kind:
but there were many guesses as to the
breed. The ' only child at tha table, a
IS-year-old boy, was the ona who guessed
The hpst beamed on him and said:
"Jlmmte, how did you know It waa a
"Oh, that was easy," b replied. "I
found a feather In the gravy," Pitts
burgh Chronicle Telegraph,
A Miami itcrataKtltts;.
Jn Jthe struggling days at Tuskeege,
Booker T. Wathlneton found that he
woutd have to use an old chicken house
for a school room.
"Uncle," he said to an old colored mau,
"I want you to come down at 9 o'clock
tomorrow morning and help me clean out
n hen house,"
"Law, nqw, Mr. Washington," the old
man expostulated, "you all ijon't want
to begin cleantn' out no hen houses roun'
here in de daytime." Pittsburgh Chron
icle. Boom That Burst
Kearney Hub: To B. R. McKelvle,
Lieutenant Governor: There, little boy,
don't cry: they've butted your boom, 1
know; but 1918 comes quickly. I ween.
when favoring winds may blow.
Plattsmouth Journal; The court has
declared that Lieutenant Governor B. It.
McKelvle cannot make the race for gov
ernor. Poor fellow That decision win
completely break Ma- heart, ire did want
to make that race, oh, so bad I
Kearney Hub; If Lieutenant Governor
McKelvle should be able to prove that
the constitution ot Nebraska Is uncon
itjtutlonsl he ought to be given any
thing else that ho may ask for. A man
smart enough to do that could Just as
well run tho whole works.
Beaver City Times-Tribune; Lieutenant
Governor 8. rt, McKelvle says: "The con
stantly waning efficiency of our rural
schools, is a sad commentary upon the
educational progress ot an agricultural
state like Nebraska," A man who slta
In a luxurious city office and "edits"
farm paper knows as much about the
efficiency of the rural schools as he does
Itbout practical farming. And yet Mc
Kelvle has a waning ambition to be gov
ernor ot an agricultural state like Ne
braska. He better not come to the rural
districts for votes.
OMAHA, Jai. 30. To th Editor ot The
Bee: The laws ot God require the same
obedience from both eexes, but tho laws
of man allow privileges to ono a-x which
are denied to the other, and It is not
Intended that laws shall be passed which
the majority of the people, on account
of human fralltr, cannot and will not
Certain social sins are committed by
a large majority of unmarried men, and
Uit majority cannot be puntshcdt neither
can iney suner disgrace, lor marnca
men cannot reproach them with crimes
they must acknowledge nearly all men
have been guilty of, and women for some
reason will not condemn young men for
sowing wild gats. Men as a rule do not
ValUo the opinion ot women for they
know that women are Inclined to ridi
cule anyone who Is awkward, timid or
poorly dressed; but a man may sit with
his brethren in a lodge composed of the
most htghly cultured men of the age, and
If he wears overalls and tap boots, he Is
considered a "properly clothed" as any
of the officers In dress suits.
Women can seldom distinguish between
the ruitlo and refined, between the cul
tured and the crude, except by external
appearances, and this Is the reason that
men are never disgraced as long aa they
escape the clutches of the law, and keep
It Is true that there should be but one
social and moral standard for both
eexes, but this Ideal Is so hlch and bo
far distant, that mankind can have no
reasonable hopes of reaching It without
When I visit a ms,n J am not forced
to carry him flowers and candy, nor pay
his way Into the theater, and if he makes
remarks about my clothes when I am
gone, he will bo looked upon as a "cad,"
I can disagree with any man's opinions
without being accused of rudeness, and
I con speak to a etra-nKo man en the
street without belnn arrested.
A man who would take a fallen woman
Into his home as a servant would be
looked upon -with ausptdon by h's wtfe.
and this sentiment Is not likely to change
In real life; but the janitor can do ex
actly an he pleases as long as he work
good. Bad women suffer Ulsgrace be
cause there are so many tljat are virtu
ous, but men, being o nearly alike lq
thla respect, we are forced to overlook
them, and thla we all appear to do even
when we argue differently.
E. O, M'INTOSH.
OMAHA, Jan. 80. To the Editor of The
Bee; The police are about to tighten up
Omaha, and will commence by cleaning
tne chop su-sy parlora, ch-ap hotels, and
streets or prostitutes. Tha owners of
these places will take the tin that has
been out for days and see that In their
Places ho laws are fractured, so there
wont be any of these rich malefactors
errested-only the unfortunate girls. Now
when these girls are brought to head
qtinrters, they wII be released upon
giving a cash bond of from StO to 25,
ana this will be forfeited, as forfeiture
spells finis In nearly aU police court
The only good that will come of the
c ean up campaign as am ed to nroatl
tutfs, will be to the Omaha Metropolitan
ponce Belief and Pensloh Fund Th
mnq is now auout jti.ooo strong. It
Jumped to this figure from JtO.OM a little
more than a year ago. The Increase Is
almost entirely from bond forfeitures, as
the only bther source of revenue the fund
has Is EO cents a month from the officers.
Nnw about thla relief fund. ' It pays
is a day to all officers who through III
r.esa cannot work. At the end of twenty
years' service it pay a $S0 a month
pension. When an officer who was shot
recently In the cellar of a restaurant.
recovered, he found that tha police ro
lief fund could not legally pay his il8J
r-ospitai bill and that the city also was
In the some position, so he has to pay 1.
himself. The Individual police officers
think that the greater tho fund becomes,
the more farcical. They seem to think
that the fund is being Jockeyed around,
not for their' benefit,' but for the benefit
I thfnk that something should be done
with Omaha's police' court eo that when
a bond Is forfeited, the police Judge
ahould Issue a bench warrant and arrest
the ball 'Jumper again. 8. B. IL
Pittsburgh Dispatch: Tho return ot
prosperity can no longer bo doubted'.
Stock exchange seats on Wall street have
Jumped tl8,ttQ. !
Indianapolis News The tendency of
the present Jcongres to expedite legisla
tion Instead of delaying It aa much as'
possible Is somewhat unusual, but It
a state of affairs that the plain people
regard with a good deQ4 t approval.
Baltimore American: The strike in
South Africa has been called off, John
Bull can cow strikers and Put down na
tive uprisings, but his firm vrasp on the
Situation gets the shaking palsy when
he sees a euffragetto a mile away,
Philadelphia Ledger: The Interstate
Commerce commission had little enough
power when It was first formed; It now
has Its hands on the throttle ot every
locomotive In the country. The Inter
state Trade commission will be Innocu
ous enough In the beginning, but It Is
likely to have a giant's girth before con
gress gets through invigorating It-
New Torje World: Jt Is well for phy
slclans to warn the public against the
current shouting, over radium as a "magic
cure" ror cancer or anything else, jjut
why at the sa.me time should they join
hands with private radium mining; In?
terests against the government's proposed
withdrawal of public radium ore lands
from exploitation for private profit 7
Springfield "Republican: "What do you
mean by rabble V asked Mils Margaret
Wilson at a meeting of tha League tor
Political Education In New York the
other day when a woman asked It thoWr
Ing open school houses as gathering
places would not lead to their misuse by
the rabble, It la not a very easy ques
tion to answer, PMt to deny that a rab
ble exlsta would be aa extreme as to say
that there are no mobs. In this partlcu
lar context it may do to say that the
rabble Is composed ot people, rich or
poor, who deface seenery, monuments
and public buildings, xarry off spoons
and (other portables aa souvenirs, muti
late books In publlo libraries, spit la
street cars, theaters and other public
places, and In general show boorlshness,
egotism and contempt for the rights and
the feelings ot others. Nobody Is com.. I
pelted to belong to H a day longer than I
he chooies. I
Mrs. Charles H. Israel Is chairman ot
a New York commute that Is Interested
In providing amusement resources for
working girls. Sho Is In favor ot nddlnc
women to the police force, and Mayor
Mitchot will bo asked to name women
The supreme temple ot tho Pythian
Sisters will meet In Winnipeg next Au
gust and will consider many matters ot
Interest to tho organization. Mrs. Ida
M, Kewley of Chicago is chairman of
the supreme committee on tho law and
order for the United States.
Mrs. nichara C. Burleson, wife of Lieu
tenant Burleson of Fort Myer, near
Washington, will study politics and eco
nomics at Washington university. Mrs.
Burleson Is very much interested In tho
suffrage movement and her studies will
be pursued with the Intention ot being
able to give moro help to tho cause.
There are now four members of the
Pankhurst family engaged In the work
of suffrage. Mrs. Pankhurst, Miss Chris-
tabel, Miss Bylvla and Mlsja Adelc, tho
youngest daughter, who has only recently
begun her work. Because ot 111 health
she has been living for somo time In
Italy and engaged In the work of gar
denlng for the outdoor exercise, but ha,
been so well of late that she has taken
to lecturing, beginning In Milan, Italy.
It wouldn't pay you. Why, then, expect your book
keeper to work with tools that arc antiquated ? The
Adding and Subtracting Typewriter
(Wabt Adding Mechanism)
has opened the door of every accountinrr department to the writing
machine. This machine, which writes arid adds (or subtracts) In. one
operation, is the last word in typewriter .efficiency.
You know' how the typewriter saves time and labor in correspond
ence. In billing and statement work the Adding and Subtractine
Typewrjtcr does the same and mor It stops errors, prevents errors j
it gives you. machine accuracy in place of brain fallibiltv.-
The prevention of loss through errors alone .malc'ei this machine worth.moreV
ww its con to you, Jna the time and ubor saving are clean gain, ' '
Our WuttrattJ toctlet, "Tk$ Ntt Remington
Idit "untia rtfuttt, will nil you all about it.
Remington Typewriter Company
10th. anil Douglas Sts Omaha, Neb. Telephone Douglas 1S81,
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Panama, Gulf Coast Resorts
Alt principal resorts ia lie south reached by quick and coa
venieat schedules of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Solid
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Uniurpajted a la carte dimug car service. Round trip tourist
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Greater variety routes than any other line; diverse routes to
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Third Tuesday each month at very low rates.
Very Attache Water Tetrs Id ?mm, Cuba ud Juuka.
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For full particulars, rates, tickets, descriptive illus
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DID you ever pause to reflect
that the 'maker of adver
tised goods is advertised
by his own competitors? It's al
ways the advertised line that's
"toasted" or "roasted," and the
one helps as much as the other.
TOLD IN FUN.
Fond Mamma-Look at tho little darling
rlaylnc with his toes. .
Fond Papa Awful thought! 8uppoe
ho grows up to be n chiropodist.
"Your flwuth struggles were very realis
tic tonight," commented Torlqk Hamnn
"Confound that rarclesa property man
snarled ltntnlctt Fatt. "When 1 fell, 1
lit on a tuck." Cincinnati Enquirer.
"Populnrlty Is very Xicklol" exclaimed
the offhand orator.
"What's the trouble?" .
"Every time I get a crowd Interested
In my remarks nn automobllo tire blows
out and the nudlcnro rushes off to see
what tho matter Is.' Washington Star.
The charlatan can Imitate.
But he Is proven not so great
When forced to do his lo-el best
By virtue of the acid test.
Pv reasoning and actions queer.
He may with skill make It appear
That white Is black and bleak is whltL,
But he can novcr change tbo right, ' :
Irt politics he often poses . u
As great and good ti man as Moses
But finds at last his snake o erpowercd,
Its fangs removed, and then dovourcd. '
Hellglous liberty's great light
Is no more sacred than our right
To have the doctor wo may wish
To heat the aliments of the flesh.
And nnp wlm ltahx an Aaron's cane '
False doctors or of politicians,
Omaha. WILLIS HUDSPETH.
to Help You
Help him to give you
more efficient service.
You wouldn't want your
stenographer to transcribe
your letters with a pen.
P. W. MORROW. N. W P A
332 Mtreectte Blsr., CLUafo, El.
k. waua v. r. A. ll
nsras eia si. M. Leeb, Ms.