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Ho, to the Rescue I
In tho olden days ono of Iho
spectacular performances regularly
pulled off lu each succeeding con
gress was a motion to strike out tho
appropriation for tho Omaha Indian
supply depot, which would bo on tho
point of carrying, when, at Just tho
psychological moment "Our Dave"
would rush to tho rescuo and save
tho child. Of this brave act his con
stituents would be duly reminded In
due time before solicited to cast their
votes for him for re-election.
It is to bo feared, however, that
tho present action of the house with
drawing tho appropriation for all tho
Indian supply depots is of a moro
serious nature, and that if Omaha
Is to retain this branch of tho govern
ment service measures will have to
bo taken In conjunction with other
clttos affected to show the advantage
to tho government of this system of
supply distribution. It has been dem
onstrated before, and it can doubtless
bo demonstrated again, that purchase
of Indian supplies at wholesale, with
tho consequent benefit of carload
transportation rates to tho proporly
located distributing centers, produces
both economy and efficiency.
It dovolves on our delegation In
congress, and particularly on our
United States senator, to look out for
Omaha's interests in this matter.
The Question of Money.
A former member of tho city coun
cil, who twice aspired unsuccessfully
to bo mayor, and who boasts much
experience in charter-making, raises
as tho vital objection to tho proposed
It goes without saying that It was home rule charter that It Increases
tho talk of our Water board boss out tho amount of money to bo available
at Denver that did it for tho conduct of tho municipal gov
eminent. In his opinion tho amount
Evidently the bandit, Castillo, f tho lovy under tho prosont charter
made his fatal mistake when ho got for tho running expenses of tho city
to 'tampering with our horses, ought to bo sufficient, On this
nronoaltlnn the various Improvement
apeaKing or roor im. mo inaians c,uba .f(s invitod take a stand
atlll own 75 per cent of tho land in agalnBt any lncroaso In tho total of
tno inaian Territory section oi uKia- tho clty tax reB0UrceB.
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uuuia, i Now. Imrn la n rnnl InRlIn linnn
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Mr. tVirrtlaknv. nffontlnnntelv w,,,l;u u"'ur w.wiuu. un
known In tho baso ball world as tbo ln ono nnothor namcs- Tho ProB-
m,i nomnn." fli nir.k n Honn, n h ent cnarior, ana mo proposed ennr
Arrived in Homo. ,or Pri,or,Jr BUl a"o"ie "u..o
to tno amount oi money mat may do
Thackeray's "originals" aro now raised by taxation, in this respect dlf-
coming into fabulous values, tbo au- foring from, the limitations of the
thor having been dead long enough county or the School board, which go
to become novel. up rb tho total of assessod valuation
goes up. Increasing tho limit of tho
city's funds, therefore, does not mean
a higher tax rate, for the increase
should bo producod by a rato no
higher than that of, tho last two
A growing city is bound to bo
pressed with growing tfemands call
InK-fqrMhe expenditure of money. In
fact, ovory improvement club - in
..AVfAw SI flT PTl ABBA n.M.n . n . I WUinilA .1 V U ..M v.v . w. .v... - v -
( aldom sen m,ilrln the 'Loon din- asking things that the council would
trlpt,' says a dispatch, showing that Ia,r rant- but that.hid to bo re-
nutnn nnUfiamnn ar.nnl rnwnrAn. fUSCCl IOr 18CK Of lunas. Al WIO Bamo
i in various ways uy biiud iawo m
Moro monoy for parka, play- creasing salaries, establishing pen-
grounds and boulevards Is tho con- slons. nnd imposing now duties, for
stantcry. Yco, but how until we get which city funds must bo drawn
a charter that will permit us to raiso against Except for tho.flro and po
Thirty Years Ago -
At the regular meeting or. the council
resolution was adopted calling for the
employment of' twelve special policemen
at U a day for not to exceed one month
to clean up tho city south of the Union
Pacific tracks, where numerous robber
ies and burglaries have been taking place.
The Sperry Electric Light company has
bought a lot on Dodge between Eleventh
and Twelfth, where it will erect an Iron
building In which to carry on business.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Llnlngcr en
tertained their friends at a reception at
their elegant residence, 224 North Eight
eenth street, In honor of their daughter,
Miss Florence Llnlnger.
Tho Omaha club cave an Informal re
ception to Its friends at Us new rooms In
the third story ot the brick building op
posite the Millard hotel.
Tho newly elected directors of the
Omaha Building and Loan association
chose the' following officers for the en
suing years: President, W. P. Bechcl;
vice president, John Roslcky; secretary,
O. M. Nattlnger; treasurer, E. K. Long.
A. B. Hnowden, the Thirteenth street
grocer, has 'gone to New Orleans for tho
The finder of a, lost pocketbook con
taining a sum of money and valuable
papers will be awarded by leaving the
same at tho office of J, L. Webster,
Omaha National bank building.
A good girl can secure a position by
applying to Mrs. W. N.
Rat the Wrongr Vnlx.
Tommy was short anj fat and frecklod,
but Tommy knew all about United States
history, for ho went to school at the
Webster and received "excellent" on his
report In that study. It there was any-
Bushman, 151? .thing, except dirt, that Tommy waa thor
oughly grounded, in It was revolutionary
history, and he hated the English llko
Twenty Years Ago la tramp does a cake of soap.
It was a hot night In the Fire and Po- One day his mother took him to a mov-
llco board room, where among oth.r Ing.plcturo theater. In front of tho thca-
flery darts of oratory, V. O. Strlcklor ter were big, glaring posters showing
shot so many hot ones at Mayor Bemls Washington as an Adonis and Cornwallla
that It was tacitly considered by all he 1 with a face that would send any man to
Mr. Bryan must have nailed those
platform planks ' with , 10-pennle.B,
Judging from the easo with which
the president kicks them out.
If Mr. Bryan continues .to "butt In"
on senatorial contests he may pro
voke a revival of tho wiBh that ho be
deftly "knocked into a cocked hat.'
Why should not Omaha bo able to
float $200,000 ot AM por cent bonds
when we have moro than 11,000,000
of public monoy on deposit drawing
only 2 per cent?
llco departments, the charter funds
have not boon materially increased
for ten years. Wo venturo tho as
sertion that ovory charter with which
the critic referred to had anything to
do carried a larger amount ot tax
levy rovouuo than tho charter it was
in nv, to.-- v.m h.. to supplant. And wo also nmko tho
legal housecleanlng ' demanded by bold prediction that Omaha's next
crooked lawyers seems to bo moro w, , p , VV-
.. A. of it. will carry a larger revenue
mEeai bow ihho ever. i ., : , .
scneuie man uie iiro-ouL
Omaha furnishes tho first ' nresl- Wo maKe mis preaiction Becau-ij
dent of the National Organiiatlon of Omaha Is a progressive city and can
Merchants' Association SncrAtnrlna. not afford to go backward, or even
Congratulations to President Met-M0 Band Btlu. In-ltB municipal ac-
calfe: also to tho association. tlvities.
t r . t t i
i ThfeJ) n Omaha
Twice Told Tales
A rr--Emptecl Itlicht. ,
"How many of you .boys way back In
the '80s knew that I was regarded as one
of the homeliest men in Kentucky," re
marked Senator Bradley.
"It is a fact," and with a chuckle ho
proceeded to give an Instance of It
"Under the laws of Kentucky the gov
ernor has the power of 'pardon even be
fore grand Jury proceedings on trial.
During my first torm as governor my at
torney general was John K. liendrlck.
Some people were divided as, to which of
us was homeliest John always main
tained that he waa a better-looking man
than I, and I always disputed his argu
ment. "Ono day Hcndrlck walked Into my
" 'I want a pardon, governor,' heyan-
"All right, HemiricK,' I repnea; out,
what have you done?'
"'I Just shot a, man down the street,'
eald Hcndrlck calmly. '
" 'What (or, I demanded.
" 'He said I looked like you; answered
Hendrtok, 'and l could not stand for
. " 'You shall have tho pardon Immedi
ately,' I, replied. 'If yotl hadn't shot the
cuss, I would have dono so on sight' "
The Cost of I.IvIiik Problem Solved.
OMAHA, Kcb. 18. To' the Editor of The
Beo: Tho high cost of living problem has
been solved by n. woman In our city,
and If her own personal experi
ence and knowlcdgo can be formed into
a' propaganda and taught to the younger
women of the day, one ot the moat Im
portant of the arts will not have been
lost, as It bids now to be. Not a hundred
miles from the corner ot Fornam and
Twenty-third streets Is a 'dining room
presided over by a woman of the bid
school, now fast disappearing, who cooks
for the sheer love of it and a mother's
philanthropic duty to her own and other
people's children, who does not put an
extravagant valuation on her services,
but thinks they should be giVeh to those
of small means who require the ndurlsh
ment of pure food, well cooked.
This exceptional paragon of tho house
keeper can purchase food, prcparo It in
her own Inimitable way and servo it for
.TO cents a meal. It the horde ot young
women seeking fame on the stago or
plastic art, or a musical career, or any
ot the many avenues newly opened to
their sex, but knew that in their midst
Is ono capablo of teaching (If she could
bo Induced .to do so), a science which
would put all those taught, on tho direct
road to husbandom and correct many ot
the ills that flesh Is heir to through Im
proper cooking, they would have tho key
in their own hands.
If this household genius can communi
cate to others her matchless combination
of art and science to- hand down lb oth
ers, what used to bo America's pride,
"home cooking," then she deserves a
deathless statue moulded in radium.
A. F. (A Stranger from New York.)
LIFE IN CACTUS CENTER.
had "Insulted his honor." But there
was no bloodshed. The furore arose over
Jail. So Tommy begged until mamma
squandered a dime an took him In. Pres-
tho alleged existence of . unbridled gam- cntly the piano struck up a march and
bllng In the city.
Ion tho screen paraded tho revolutionary
Officers llavencamp and Munroe left troops, their flags flying bravely to tho
for Kama city to spend ten days and wind. But Instead of being pleased
what money it would take to give tjicm iTommy rose from his seat in disgust and
a good time. h mother followed him into the street.
Airs, liess, wno fell rrom the roof ot "Why. what's the ''trouble. Tommy?"
nr house a few days uerore, was still ,ho naked. -Didn't you enjoy tho show?'
In a Critical condition. "Knlnv nuthln' " cnun iho vnunir hl.
Aiarnago licenses were issued to ueorge
Arthur Chapman, In New York Sun.
e hove need, in Cactus Center, of a
top hand at the game
Of closo herdln' reckless hombrejs and
admonlshln' the same;
We have suffered more than should be
from a sulphur burnln' lot
An uncombed bunch ot huffier that'd
rather fight than not;
So we held a public meetln. with Bear
... Hawkins in the chair; '
All the Cactus roundup district shucked
Its toll and gathered there,
And we wroto u little message, worded
up in proper style,
Askln this here Colonel Goethals If he'd
work fer us a while.
wo novo had bad luck with marshals
rcr the lost six months or so;
Wo have planted two In Boot Hill 'cause
their drawln' was too slow;
One resigned when he was lassoed and
Wa" dl"8&ged along the street
By th ""olllckln' young spirit from tho
All of which Is most conducive, as Bear
uawKins nas onserved,
Fer to keep her dovecote fluttered and
the bird of peace unnerved)
So we re after Colonel Goethals, and
. .we've put It to him plump.
If he 11 be tho Cactus marshal and will
Kit. crime on the jump.
AVe'vp heard that Noo York wants him.
out wo don't back down an Inch:
it i'luwumun wore as crime roan m
Nor) York l (tint's n plnrh!
And our Job has some attractions which
no oincr jot) ll hold,
For one'8 foes aro all crack shooters.
and It's hnlrl fTinn mitpltn' hrtM
So the Colonel's sure to like It, If 'ho
uvcs io xurn our way,
When the big cranes quit their squeakln'
ana ine mcriipra wiv "iinnri iinv."
will give him cartey blanchey and a
sliver badgo and gun
If .ho 11 bo the Cactus marshal when his
uig Ditch work Is done.
W. McCall and O race Rindcll; Hans J.
Larson and Elslo Jensen, all of Omaha.
W. D. Perclval. 8. V. O. Grlswold and
J. B. Haynes, all members of The Bee's
editorial staff, were on tho witness stand
beforo Police Judge Berka testifying in
the Bennett-Rosewater libel suit.
At the meeting of the Board of Health,
S. B. Stnlth, J. W. Wabrlcek and E. Wy-
man wcro chosen as Inspectors. Two-
others were to be chosen, but their so'
lection was postponed. The secretary's
report showed the expenses of the board
for tho provlbus year were. $16,03, rep
resenting an overlap of S3S3.
Ten Years Ago
Mrs. Lll Lang try and her own com
pany from the Imperial theater of. Lon
don gave Omaha in "Mrs. Deerlnir's
Divorce" one of tho most enjoyable
comeaios ever onerea at the uoyd or
any other theater.
Bernard C. Shannon, 33 years of age.
died at his home, 124 North Tenth
Browning. King' & Co.. issued a formal
denial through The Jlee of a fsJco nub.
llrfhed by tho Evening llnklot to tho
effect that the firm contemplated the
erection of a new building for its uso in
Antono Sacks, an S.vnr.nll tvw. r.
siding at C North Twelfth street, was
run over and killed by a heavy dray
near xweutn and Chicago streets.
From Des Moines came the. announce
ment of the death of old "Mattlo" Mc
Vlckcr, ono of the best known ball nlav.
ers In the west, who had had his day in
the big leagues. His death occurred
irnm typnoia rever at Victor, la- He
hoi played with Omaha in past years.
Count John A. Crelghton augumented
his large benefactions to Crelghton uni
versity by deeding to It the Arlington
block on Dotfso streit and tho Crelghton
diock on nneenth, combining a valua
tlon of S60.000.
torlan. "Why those fellows are fierce.
They was walking around with' a flag.
havinc forty-seven stars and the flag in
those days didn't havo but thirteen."
Ills Literary (Sent.
Robert W. Chambers tells a story about
a friend of his who Is an author.
"This young novelist," relates Mr.
Chambers, "had a pretty hard tlmo of
It at first and so had his young wife.
Money was scarce and the stories he
wroto did not sell. The wlfo had but
little respect for his talents . and kept
endeavoring to coax him to try nomethtng
else whereby he could mako enough
money for their support.
"One day, however, his luck changed
and he began to make ntoney. The time
soon arrived when he was able to wrlto
a check for $100 and present It to his
wife as a gift
She looked at It and her eyes filled
I . .nr. . 1 . 1 . , ..LI . ! . . . a
a Yvi.ai lit mo iruuuier mo nusDana
BBKea.in surpriso. r
" 'Darling,' she said, as. she hastened
around the table and put her arms
around his neck, "I'll take back all tho
mean things I ever said about yourwrit
mg. This is the heap thing you ever
People and Events
Folks aro still waiting for the ox- rurely a Subterfuge.
planatlon of how the law against il- Those who attempt to Justify tho
legal Jiquor selling, and other Illegal literacy test from tho standpoint of
resorts may be strictly enforced, and principle aro undertaking more tnan
likewise liberally enforced at ono'l some ot tho sponsors ot the measure
And the same tlmo. caro to. Senator Dillingham, ono ot
the chief exponents, according to tho
When tho Yater board buys back Now York Times, frankly ndmlts that
Its own bonds at 1 per cent less than "it is merely an oxpodlent to reduce
what it sold them for it fixes tho the volume of those who como to tho
city's credit rating with a vengeance. United States from undesirable coun-
It would havo been far better and tries." In addressing a New York
more profitable not to havo sold tbo assemblage the senator, according to
bonds, particularly as there was no the Times, Bald ho would not attempt
need of tho money, and,. therefore, nol to defend the test on tho ground that
excuse for selllng;at th,e. time. a man who could road or wrlto was
a hotter nun than one who could not
The blgota engaged in tho subtle rnnd OP -write. "Ho Justified it
attempt at reviving A. P. Alsm meroiy by portraying in vivid colon
should bo careful to read Frcaidont .tno monace to American institutions
wusons letter to tner accuser of Soc- from Immigrants from southern and
reiary Tumuuy. Prosiaent Wilson Untm Euronn'
is a man or great mscornniont and in oihr words, defense of the ad.
may be rolled on-to. avoid imposition mmediy unfair and iuaccurato test i
ficm anyone. It happens that he is attempted by playing on race proju-
a rresDyienan eiaor ana nis- Bocre-1 ai. n.innn whirh u nnffirinnt
tary a Catholic, but Mr. Wilson se- nf Itself to condemn the measure
lected tno .latter aa his own choice of mrh thr nresldnnta have now re
au nis acquaintances, it is a renoc- fUfied to sanction. It la not a pari
won onupy man s intelligence to sup. of tho mu8Ion ot America to set up
pose the president did not know what I Unca ot fniBe distinction between tho
Be was doing. nTil of Kurono. Not vet has any.
nm crlvan n nnilafnotnrv dnflnttlon of
rrl. ri i.. i i . . i
uuu imntjuev io ,M,in.. i .1,1- rnnnwUnn
ftHANi Knanav ttnA t tmmnl 4 41... I '
wooamea or tno World is a reminder Tho mayor once recalled in Seattla
that Omaha has made two mora solid ha8 been renominated over a host ot
aMUlsltloBS to IU business comma- oter candidates for the office. All
mttjr. Both etlemen bring to the nt which stops to show what a bul.
city th genius and prestige ot larso Wftrk of civil liberty wo havo in the
uccew ana nave displayed a line I reCall." V
plrlt of adjusting themselves as lb-1 ,
tecral ud permanent parts of the According to official reports from
life af this city. The Bee Joins in Washington, 10.899 were denied clt-
the ws-koHia extonded them and tranship In 1913. Add to that about
winces thf.m the largest possible 5,000 foreign-born Voters dlsfran
xnur at health and prosperity as! cblsed We in Omaha py our Dertll-
real Onuaaas aad Nebraskans, 1 ion system of registration.
An Austrian garrison commander whn
banned silt skirts at army functions has
been compelled by conseauerit criticism
liud women of Michigan are shootlnc nrrM h iif out of the natreht.
resoiuuona ai,wt speed maniacs at tho cautious, moderate president, to whose
Philadelphia Ledger: A million dollars
is a large sum for a flight around tho
world. Men have tried It for less and
been, caught by detectives before they got
Washington Star: George Washington's
pistols have Just been sold for $4,000,
whreas his medicine chest brought only
W75. Why this marked discrimination In
favor of tho milder letbal weapons?
Philadelphia Press: A movement is on
foot In Washington to standardise vege
table's, It may be that It will tako the
form of a law prohibiting any turnips to
weigh less' than two pounds on June 30
and requiring that every tomato shall
not have moro than 099 seeds.
Sioux City Journal: There could be
nothing stranger or less appropriate for
radicals than to pick out the Lincoln
anniversary for a meeting date. They
had no tise for the illvlng Lincoln. They
No IlrllBlon Holiday.
YUTAN, Neb., Feb. 18,-To the,Edltor
of The Uee: I read with much Interest
tho letter In The Bee signed C. L. W
2026 Harney street, "Lincoln Abovo Col
I want to soy amen to every word In
The time Is not ripe for a rellgtoUH
holiday, .whether It be catholic or protes-
tant, but perpetuate tho memory of such
men as Abraham Lincoln,
ROBERT H. PARK.
Wnntu to Know Why.
OMAHA, Feb. 18,-To the Editor of
Tho Bee: In your Monday's Issue I see
an item stating that our commissioners
voted to the widow of Mr. Corneau, do
ceased, a former officer of the police
department of tho city of Omaha, a pen
elon of V) por month.
I can not seo the Justice of this act.
Wus he such an efficient officer that ho
should be entitled to such a pension?
What did ho do? Ho was only doing his
ordinary duty for which the city paid
lilm'hls Just wages. I Bhould think that
Officer Cunningham, who risked his life
during' the would bo robbery of Ed
Mailer's place, was by fur more entitled
tpa reward than Mr. Corneau, but they
would not even allow him tho expenses
ho Incurred by his bravp act I think It
Is entirely out of reason that our com
missioners should vote in favor of this
extraordinary expense on the taxpayers
ot tho city of Omaha.
A Great nook.
OMAHA. FebT 17. To the Editor of
The Beo: Permit me to call attention to
the greatest book of tho age, the work
ot tho great philosopher of India,
Kocmyadl Jaborandl, who sat under
banyan tree and looked at his toes whlla
birds built nosts in his hair and his nails
grew four inches long.
In -this book he reveals many things
that no other person could think of. He
tells how to think cubical thoughts, how
to bo happy with cold feet, and many
othor wonderful things.
Bound In ftno imitation of leopard skin
with gold stamp and gilt edges. An orna
ment to any library. Published by the
Society of Esoteric BefuddlemenU A de
light to tho artistic eye. .No library Is
complete without It.
BERIAII P. COCHRAN.
wheels of fashion, hoping to check the
pace. Prospects for a center shot are
At Tarleton, England, recently. Arch
deacon Fletcher successfully "neirotl.
fundamental makeup they were so utterly
Baltimore American: The bishop of
London, who Investigated the condition
of the militant suffragettes In Jail, de
nted" a climb of 130 feet up the snlro of clared that forcible feeding was admlnls
the parish church. Not bad for a man tered by tho Jailers in the kindliest spirit.
In his sixty-fourth year. Which Indicates 'elthor that the prisoners
Bidding was slow at the start, but are not sufficiently appreciative of true
when tho New York auctioneer loveled kindness, or that the bisUpp Is some-
Oeorge Washington's favorite pistols at thing of a wag,
tho languid bidders one. of them came I New York, worm
across with l.00X He got tho pistols.
conameraoio 01 a jolt to con
vlnco ward bosses that political- con
dltlons have changed some. A Chicago
heeler who assaulted wpman election
clerk won a Jail srntenrn of six months.
iV California girl married a Japaneso
In a launch out In the Pacific so as to
evade the state law. Now her htisband
Is about to be deported as an undesir
able alien and she Is likely to suffer tho
....... . f
Captain Charles W. Hastings ot South
Weymouth, Mass., has Just relinquished
a statehouso Job which he held for
thirty-six years, and at the same time
celebrated his eighty-third birthday an
niversary. Mighty fine grip, that.
John M. Hannibal ot St. Louis, Is plan
The British govern
ment announces that the resignation of
Viscount Gladstone had nothing to do
with the South African labor troubles:
but every one will understand vthat he
com because ot the illegal aeportauon
of ten labor leaders to England "by the
steamship Umgenl. How sensitive mey
am over there! The governor or 011cm
tievtr resigns because 01 uirgai
r..mnt of labor leaders, nor mo
governor of West Virginia, Nor the gov.
ernor of Colorado.
Told in Figures
Around the Cities
Philadelphia Is planning to give the
middleman a run for his money by pro
vldlng market facilities for farm produce
which the interurban lines will bring to
the city from a radius ot fifty miles.
The municipal expenses of Boston have
Increased M.000,000 In five years and the
new mayor is swinging the economy axe.
Kvery resldsut ot Maiden, Mass.,
being supplied with a Bible, which they
are expected to read carefully and be
Salt Lake City boasts of a fire depart
ment unsurpassed in the United States In
point of equipment.
St. Louis requires dealers to wire-screen
all produce offered for sale.
Jacksonville, Fta Is selling municipal
electric power to the street railway com
Seattle is discussing elevated and sub'
way propositions for handling street roll
way traffic aim may try both.
Although PlCtsburgh ranks fifth among
the cities of the United 8tatea for popu
latlon, having only about one-fourth as
many residents as New York, it is the
largest fuel consumer in the world.
THESE GIRLS OF 0UKS.
think the heiress is very
"Not when she smiles.
"I never saw her smile."
"Neither did I." Cleveland Plain
Talklnxton (pleased) So' your friend
Miss Gusher, said that I was a wit, did
Miss Keen Yes. but Alice Is so given
to exaggeration. Now I shuold call you
merely a half-wlt.-i-Boston Transcript.
"I see this medicine is good for man
"es," said the druggist.
"Glmmo n. bottle. I believe that's tho
right combination to help my husband."
Kansas City Journal.
"You husband Is willing to allow you
custody ot the automobile, the poodlo
and tho rubber plant, while he takes tho
children and the graphophone."
"Stop the divorce." sobbed the widow.
"I'll never get another husband llko
that." Louisville Courier-Journal.
"I am afraid your husband Is of a chol
eric temperament, madam."
"Good heavens, doctor, and not one of
us has ever had tho cholcry. cither!"
"'Of course. Jack', I'm very fond of
you. Why, haven't I Just' danced six
times with you?'
"I don't see any proof in that."
"You would If you only rcallicd how
you dance." Boston Transcript.
"Smith Is making a brave fight of his
failure. He declares he la crolne to work
'hard until he can pay his creditors 100
cents on the dollar."
"But, James, dear, why does he want
to glvo them so many pennies? Why not
Just (rive them the dollar?" Baltimore
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Try this! ' Makes hair soft,
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Stop washing the hair
Surely try a "Danderine Hair Cleanse"
If you wish to immediately dQublo the
beauty of your hair. Just moisten a
cloth with Danderlne'and draw it care
fully through your hair, taking one small
strand at a time, this will cleanse tho
hair of dust, dirt or any excessive oil
n a few minutes you will be amazed.
Your hair will bo wavy, fluffy and abun
dant and possess an incomparable soft
ness, lustre and luxuriance.
Besides beautifying the hair, one ap
plication of Danderine dissolves every
partlclo of dandruff; Invigorates the
scalp, stopping itching and falling hair.
Danderine Is to tho hair what fresh
showers of rain and sunshlno arc. to
(vegetation. It goes right to the roots,
Invigorates and strengthens them. Its
exhilarating, stimulating and life-producing
properties causa the hair to grow
long, strong 'and beautiful.
You can surely have pretty, soft, lus
trous hair, and lots of it, if you will Just
get a 25-cent bottlo of Knowlton's Dand
erine from any drug store or toilet coun
ter and try It as directed. Advertisement.
TAKE IT PURE OR MAKE INTO A
PINT OF LAXATIVE COUGH SYRUP
and Sugar Syrup Make a
Quick, Effeotive Cough (
Best Thing in the AVhole Universe to
Banish Coughs, Colds and Catarrh
Does it In a Hurry, Too.
If the above statement should prove
untrue in your case, write us and back
comes tho money you paid for It, but we
know that 0908 of you will prove It true
You can tako Mentlro-Laxene pure and
very strong In ten-drop doses or make
it Into a cough syrup with home-made
sugar syrup. Contains no opiates.
At the very first sneeze or cough, get
a bottle of ypur druggist and check It
quickly. You actually fool its soothing,
beneficial effects in the nasal, throat
and lung passages there's nothing like
It, nothing so helpful and sure.
B01 sure to get Mentho-Laxene for no
remedy will help you so promptly and
surely. A trial bottlo will bo sent to
anyone for 8 cents In stamps. Address
The Blackburn Products Co., Dayton,
In selecting an office location
keep in mind that the business
center, is moving west.
"With the Court House, the new hotel, the City Hall, tho
Library, the new LJasonic building, two theaters and all kinds
of other business all west of 17th Street, there is no question
ns to the future.
The Bee Building
offers the best office location in Omaha for tho present and
he future. "When the new Court House plaza is complete it
will be a delightful and refreshing outlook.
Here are a few offices we can offer you now:
Three ilne offices, single or en suite, on the fourth floorr
north light; 300, 600, or 900 square feet; will arrange partition
and decorate to suit tenant; water, heat and modern eleotrlo
lights free. Prices on application.
Large corner room, fifth floor, with vault and water; also
adjoining rooms en suite If desired; 400 to 800 square feet, aa
needed; north and east windows; 17th Street side of the
building; newly varnished and decorated; can be occupied at
once ..$40.00, $62.50, 85.00
Fine east side room on sixth floor, with two prjvate offices
and recepUon room; water, heat and light free; 320 square feet;
, very desirable for lawyer, doctor, real estate, etc .'.f 30.00
Nice room cn boautlful court, with vault, water and private
office; newly decorated; ready now, at .$18.00
Other rooms 810.00 to 850.00
For offices apply to tho Superintendent,
Room 103, Tho Bee Building Co.
Oad Bits of Life
Rnston'a city debt la !74,6i3,S5S.
Street railways In Cleveland killed thlr-
nlng to marry the mother of the man 1 1 v. three persons la 1913.
wno recently marnea nis aaugnter. Thus I Baltimore municipal deui now amounm
he, will become the stepfalher-ln-law of I to 1U.D81.1C6.
his own daughter, while the younger! nhlo'a oubllo utilities are valued tor
bride and groom will become stepbrother I taxation purposes at 1.0c8,al,tSO.
and stepsister. I California labor unions have an aggro-
A woman In a New York town has cata" membership of more than lJO.COj.
applied to the police to get her hus-I Over S00 cities In the United States are
band back for her. She says ho was I now under the commission government.
a model, almost too good to last; that The average pay of every man. woman
he washed. Ironed, cooked, scrubbed, and child In the United States who works
never smoked, drank nor stayed out late for wages or a salary was 610 last year.
at nights and always did as she told In the United States tnere are more
him. And yet he tied I
Dr. Margaret Bchallenbrrger, who was
recently appointed state cosualssloacr of
education for elementary education In
California, began Iter teaching career in
than 300,000.000 apple trees of bearing age.
about -O.ow.um pear irrea ana niuro uu
ie.000.OOn cherry trees.
Railroad security Issues for January or
this year were $10,000,000 leas In bonds and
a country school and has gone through aO0O.O0O leas In notes than January ot
all the lower grammar grades a a. lilt But ute account wa iwuwir
teacher. Before her appointment two evened up by selling jaO.SO0.OW more ot
women member of the board of eduoa- stock. Oa the othr hand Industrials sold
tlon' of Los Angeles aad Oakland care-1 J3,0CO,0B0 more of bonds and r,0Ct,W0 less
fully examined her record. I ot note wltb M,mw lets or stocus.
Marie Schwabacher, a pretty Antwerp
milliner, who was courted by two broth
ers, promised to 'marry the winner of a
game ot cards, but eventually eloped
with the one who was beaten.
Although she Is only SI years old, Mrs.
Winfleld Stoner ot Quarryvllte, Pa., la
the mother of nine children. ' In a com
petition with 550 others she was .pro
claimed the champion cakebaker.
Alton's once wealthy "Woman ot My
stery," who, blinded thirty-five years
ago by Ted pepper, never would reveal
the circumstances ot her affliction, died
at tho Madison county poor farm yes.
Some time ago, D. I. Malloy ot Mount
Carmel, Pa., missed one of his pigeons,
which reappeared two weeks later, walk'
lag on the ground with its wings cut. In
his belief Its wings had been cut so that
it counld not fly back and consequently
It had walked.
A North Dakota hotel clerk whose Idea
of a joke waa to cable King George of
Great Britain that be was sorry he could
not accept an Invitation to a court ball.
and who sent tno cablegram "coll fcet.
Is forced ta pay M toUs. v
i n ...ni.i.i i tejtcggasjsBjssj
i i 11 .f
ENVY yells at reputation:
11 You re an accident." And
Reputation, toying for a
moment with, its laurels, on
ders idly who is making that
funny, squeaking noise way
down at the bottom of the hill.
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