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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: JULY 5, 191.
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fiiate of Kr.brai.Ka. County of Dpuglas, is.
Dwlght Williams, circulation manager of The Bee
Publishing company, being' duly sworn, says that
the average Hunday circulation for the month of
May, 1914. wan 43.59:.
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sSubscrlbora leaving Itie city temporarily 4
should hare TI10 lice mailed to tliom. Ad
dress will bo changed as often as requested.
At that. It could bo safor and saner.
Well, what Is tho percentage of flngors lost?
Old Huerta would mako a moat perslatont
suitor; ho nover knows when to go.
Why 1b it that an old soak who quits drink
ing novor wants to stop talking about It?
Pre-Eminenoe of Oar Highest Court.
That the supremo court of the United States
nerer occupied a stronger position boforo the
people than It does today may bo freely af
firmed, and that desplto nil tho agitation for ap
peal to tho pooplo from Judicial decisions and
tho unquestioned popular growing dlotrust of
some judges. The fact that tho agitation
referred to has mot with such little favor may
perhaps bo explained by tho peculiarly en
trenched position occupied by our highest court
because of tho personnel and character of Us
membership. For this reason, as well as for
others, It Is gratifying to see the Outlook, whose
contributing editor has on occasions excoriated
courts in general and certain courts in particu
lar, paying the highest tribute to the standing
nnd influence of tho supremo court, finding its
incentlro In the four most important decisions
recently rendered Involving thecontrol of com
mon carriers, and tho powers of the Interstate
Commerce commission. Wo quote tho exact
; language of tho Outlook's editorial:
; Of tho four Important decision It Is noteworthy
that only that of tho Oil 11 pe Une caso called forth
! any dissenting opinion. The other three opinions
were unanimous. These decisions thus Illustrate not
; only tho Industry of the court, but Its coherence.
j There was u time when Important decisions ot the
court were frequently Impaired by a close division
among Us members. When Justices of tho supreme
uourt not only disagree, but show by their dis
agreement that they have not even understood one
unolher, and havo not come to a common under
standing of tho principles Involved In the case, there
la naturally a loss of confidence In the permanence
of what the court Is doing. That period appears to
havo come to an end. .Now tho court Is working us
a unit. Its - members seem to understand ono an
other. When there Is,, dissent. It Is not such aa to
lmpatr,4h court's decision. It Is only natural to
attribute this new spirit In the court to the leader
ship of Chief Justice White.
Let, It bo remembered that a majority of the
justices of tho supremo court as now constituted
wcro nppolnted by President Taft, and that Jus
tlco Whlto was by him elevated to the position
of chiof Justice. If tho court today is working
in cohorenco, It Is because it Is made up of Jur
istn of highest attainments seeking no individ
ual prestige, securely independent of outside In
fluence, and aiming sololy at truth and Justice.
You have to "give It to" John Lind. Ho Is
Hill sport enough to kcop his mouth shut. -
"Kansas this year will reap four crops of alfalfa."
Catching up with Nobraska?
It will bo a raco between grape Juice and
lemonade now for pro-ominenco as a naval
The present democratic congress seotns to be
busy, these days "forever obliterating the Mason
and Dixon line.'
Tho colonel has rcslgnod from the Outlook
staff, but tho Commonor still files tho namo of
tho secretary of state
J Just the same, it Is th0 first time that a.
Fred Williams ever said anything that was not
an echo of Mr. Bryan.
srwjiatovor- a "feminist" isTbU6 Is somebody"
who, for the suffrago movemont, corresponds to
a "boss" Instead of a "leador' ,
With Its now charter, old St. Louis antici
pates no difficulty In-maintaining Its position as
lourtn city. Here's aozundtholtl
Tho Mexican Fourth of July falls on thn fif
teenth of September ubless tho national calen
dar Is revised boforo thV advent ot that date.
One might hnvo known Gborgo Fred Wil
liams never coujd haVo 'stayed long InHbat poetic'
land of tho ancient Grooks without disturbing
n fow Idols. v , r - '-I'-,
Tho validity of Nevada's now divorce" law
has boon upheld by tho courts. - ..UnlessHide-.'
vises new ways and moanB.'Reno will "soon be as
much in the discard as Sioux Falls.
8pllnterlcss glass is the latest Invention, par
ticularly ndllfited 'for wlndshlnlria tnl .,t.
biles. Don't despair, wo will haye tho puna-'
.uiuicoa uio ouuio 01 ineso line. uays.
Some ono writes to tti'e local democratic
paper to 'ask, "What Is the namo of our con
gressman?" Ge'ehosbphat and"lioly Vmbttel
Where has that V Inquisitive "ignoramus-been'
Walt watchfully a little while, and Ak-Sar-Ben
will have a waiting list of would-be , mem
bers, and then those'who-are in 'will appreciate
more than ever tho -bulge they have on those
:who are out HVK
And to think thaljit is not so long ago that
our sllvor-tonguqdyboy orator of the Platte"
boldly proclaimed .'that
celebrate the Fourfhof July In this country if
tTA AA nftt Ult)lrt.A....A.H . - Tll.l1l-i '. ..
- mo i-umppines iorm
vlth leBt the nation,.; becamo an empire.
A hang-over basa bait ram w.. nt....
the home team an- the,- Reserves with a victory for
the Union Pacifies of. 6. to 2.
Local sporting blood Is said to havo round Vent
a cocaing main in a much-f requented room on
Douglas street between, two lnm) mj.
breasted, owned by a well known fancier ot this city
and the other a wliltvVj'l. owned by a workman In
i" iiuon j-acinc snopa.
The Jury In the bribery case aialnst ex-City Mar
sliai Outhrle came In jvlth a verdict of ii!v
Quite a number nf nlHzn. trs. . ...
beautiful weather to ,go out to the Omaha driving
parlt, where preparations, are under way for the speed
meet, a large number of the horses entered bejng
II. B. Irey, the Well' known real estate dealer,
the Jubilant fathe
C. S. Raymond, he new Jeweler, is making great
j.iiyruvemem in tneroid' store formerly occupied by
Bushman, which hewill-ODen ln f, v.
a It. AVhlte of Cedar Bapida, la., whose marriage
to Mrs. Julia Osborne of Manchester, Ia took ploe
at the residence of ilea, 'rjosev. mni.
street and Ivy Wilde avenue, will make. hU' future
home In Omaha. . , . i
Mrs. John ft Briegs left for Cldcago, where she. will
remain for aoout a week, and will later go to Sod
Some Old-Time Westerners.
Hero are two llttlo Incidents that serve
again to remind us of tho "old west," tho Ot'o
gon deputy sheriff who kills ono and wounds
onother of throe train robbors aboard a flying
express and escapes himsolf unscathed, and tho
case of the Butte mayor, who "shoots from tho
floor" of his offlco after being stabbed throe
times and "gets his man." The west la not
vaunting its prido ovor such things, save as
thoy go to show tho quality of grit and excel
lence of markmnnshlp that formed so largo a
part of llfo on tho real bordor In frontier times.
It takos a man to fight a successful duel on a
train with three desperadoes, and It takes a man
to "shoot from the floor" after bolng carved up
as Rutto'o sturdy mayor evidontly was by his
murderous assailant Roporta of both thoso
episodes read either like a drama or tho run
ning narrative of a modern movlo. but vnt vnrv
true to the actual ovonts of other days In what
was a land of fortune and -wilderness ot adventure
; , AAmerioans'.RtiVera Cruz.
v Regardloss of tho - ultimato outcome of
. in, i . . .
jyrcauui ijuuuuiuDB in Mexico, mat Biorm-tosseu
countrywlll novor have occasion toruo Araorl-
tun ocuupaiiuu or vera urut and vora Cruz will
stand junta the rest of tho country catches up
with lt--as u solitary oxamiilo-of modern llvinsr.
us far ob poasiblo for It. bur njilltajy represen
tatives have nlrnnriv t'ntiehf thn nntlvn, n i.t
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;port new ccrots In (ho. art of Jtvlng, both from
"AlKVflr.l Orttt' i"f rwril (In nlinv A
laws," writes John T. MeCuthoon, tho cartoon
ist, to uio umcago 'muuno. Tnis appllos as we
toy, both to civil and sanltarv laws. Nn mnr
of this lary, lnsbTent Indifference to police reg-
umnons. u a Mexican violates the law, ho paya
Uiononalty.V Ah' obstreperous; hotel keeper was
brought to the bar for jamo offense and fined
ut,a5doub'lo'Jrftto....,lIe threatened a repetition,
but'learn'lrig whatvtlie 'ibxt penalty would be,
forfcb'ore.It was-a'revllatlon to him, but his
place, thoy say, Is now" run as It should be.
,. tButibo'ttercv.Uhan rfgid enforcement of
such'laws as rogulatc on's conduct ia tho severe
uppucuuuu ui BAiuiary ruies. mo result already
is said to bo amazing. The removal of ruhhUh.
proper disposition of garbago, scientific draining,
correct treatment, r Uio body, the home, Btreet
and, places of business, as well as vacant lots, all
have mado for a new Vera Cruz In this remark
ably brief space. It la too early, ot courso, to
Bay that death rates have been cut down, hut im
effect, Is apparent, nevertheless In the Bmaller
amount of sickness and the goneral condition ot
And tho Mexicans like IL nlthouch it- u nnw
"to tliem, for they see it Is also wholesome. It is
just what American occuuatlon has doun for
Cuba, Porto Rico, tho Panama, tho Philippines
and what It will do wherever planted. Wo scoff
tho Idea of seizing Mexico: it was novnr n nnrt
tof-our Dlan. nnd'vet If by the Httifilditv nf ntnvi.
j ; i- - , " - - . t-
vmu iuio au.u n luiub auuuid vuiiio la pass, iv
T'.lrVnVl. ..it1t m.nn I..... 1. I T
4-.wwmw. nvuiu uiuuu uC)ul vumiu.V, uttyyiiicoa,
health and liberty than the poople of that un
certain land ever dreamed of.
plethoric purso so sedulously cultivated by tho
tourist-baiters on tho placid Pacific.
But pooplo living In these more substantial
sections of the country should remember
that oven if weather wcro the moving con
sideration, California has its own troubles in
the weather lino. There Is this difference In tho
kind of weather we In Nebraska are having so
far this summer very pleasant so far ns tem
peraturo goes and the sort that swept southern
California winter before last our's Is making
bumper crops and helping to steady business,
constituting it an asset and not a liability, .
Illiteracy in America.
Nearly 8 per cent of tho population of the
United States over 10 years old is classed in the
1910 census as "Illiterate." Who are our Illi
terates? And whoso fault Is it that .thoy aro
illiterate? Thcso questions nre asked, and In
n measure answered, In tho current North Ameri
can Review. Dividing them Into four classes
outsldo of certain ncgllglblo elements such as.
Indians, Chinese, etc., thoy are:
1. Whlto people, of American birth and
parentago, 1,237,884 or 3.7 per cent. Most
noteworthy Is Uio fact that tho largo part of this
nativo-born illiteracy 1b in the southorn states.'
2. Whlto people, American born of -forejgn
parontage, 155,388 or l.'l per cent.
3. White people, foreign-born immigrants,
1.CG0.3C1 or 12.7 per cent.
4. Negroes, all American born and practi
cally all of American parentage 227,731 or 2.4
Thus analyzed, It Is easy to answer the sec
ond quesUon, for tho blame for tho ignorance
of all of these classes, with tho one exception of
tho Immigrants, Is our own, and cannot be
shifted to anyono else. Tho foreign-born illit
erate deprived of all opportunity for education
In tho country from which ho has comof gen
erally speaking has transplanted himself to our
shores for the very purposo of enabling his chil
dren, to escape that handicap. This Is proved
by tho small number and low percentage of illit
erates among the American born of foreign
parentage who clearly utilize the advantages of
our schools even more than our own people.
It Is to be noted too that the illiteracy In tho
south 1b not confined to tho negroes, but includes
a disproportionate number of native born whites.
Wo can remove, and aro removing, the blight of
Illiteracy from our own people, although not ns
fast ns wo ought, but unUl wo discharge our full
duty, whore tho responsibility Is wholly ours, It
111 befits any of us to urgo tho illiteracy of our
immigrants as a reason for barring them out.
Our Weather an Asset
Los Angeles newspapers nlav un big reported
rains and electrical storms "back east." as thnv
call tho middle west and eastern part of the
United States. They go on to exaggerate reports
of "excessive heat" causing nrostratlona in
order to give the Impression that living on this
side of tho Rockies is llttlo more than a dreary,
To make their point, these Los Angeles
papers Ignore the fact that it would be difficult
to give us weather more nearly ideal for our
section, both for comfort and crops than . wo
have been havlnsr. True. hnv hnd .
Pbuhaa'nce of rain,' of wind and all tho elements
nature finds essential to our vegetation. Like
wise wo havo an assured abundance of all aorta
Of CrOnS. SOtnn n m nnalnr 1 1 Irnnnn Annv.f
yield. .And .Incidentally 'bis wU go "to jjwell
next winter's -ctop'of tourUjts heatjlng ,fqr,.de-
ugnuui soutnern California, whose chief asset
U the easy-going old "easterner" with his
History will write tho namo of Joseph Cham
borlaln hign among tho strong men of modern
England. H1b public career dates from the
dashing of a precedent and along to Its end
bristles with Innovations, struggles and tri
umphs. Ho mot his defeats, In fact wont down
toward tho close of his political career In signal
dofeat hut ho leaves a record chiefly charac
terized by victory.
Tho precedent that Mr. Chamberlain
smashed on entering public llfo was this, that
having mado his fortune'as a manufacturer he
docldod ho would liko to engage in politics for
tho rest of his llfo and', as' we' would say in
America, simply- "broke. In.;" It would.'bp' per
feoUy ordjnar'y in the .United States, but i was
nn astoundingly bold, almost desperate thing to
do at that time in Great Britain. But the-young
stowmaker soon had-' ills 'following, ll'o trow
to the full stature of statbsraanshlD at a time
when Gladstone, Parnell and later Balfour woro
at tholr zenith artd around tho nanio' of Cham
berlain Tovolvea somo of the "really big events In
tho recent history of his country. Like most
strong, posltlio characters,. -ho was ardently
loved or hated according to his friends or foes.
Ho evidently did not have many of tho luke-
varni, kind. 1
Chamberlain stands as a worthy example, all
told, of the rich mnn in politics. It was in tho
end a good' thing for.'Groat Britain and tho world
that ho amassed his fortune early and was thus
enabled to enter public life freed from all selfish
A recent decision by tho United States su
premo court Is expected, to havo a salutary In
fluence 'on. rlVers nnd harbors annroDrlatlons by
supplying an authorltatlvo deflnlUon of what
consututes a navigable stream. Money Is taken
from tho national treasury to deepen channels
and protoqt bauka on tho theory of maintaining
highways of commerce, but the pracUce has
been foarfully abused under tho pork barrel sys
tem by which appropriations havo been success
fully log-rollod for draining bayous, providing
private landings, and, supplying levees where no
commercial traffic was ever known or .whore
navigation of nil kinds 1b barred the larger part
of tho year.
The court has now held that ho test ot a
navigable stream Is Its, actual navigability In Its
natural state, and presumably on tho average
of the seasons, otherwise tho beneficent liberal
ity of congress might be drawn on for canals,
reservoirs and waterways wholly artificial. The
Panama canal will be, for example, a highway
of commerce but will not be a navigable stream
under the definition of tho court, and Ne
braska's only navlgab'lo stream is the Missouri
river. If this decision serves to help those who
aro right now fighting the river and harbor
graft in congress, its- timeliness will make it
Among tho well advertised features of the
Sioux City races were the carefully planned
preparations made to have ambulances ready,
doctors on the spot, and hospital accommoda
tions engaged, for prospecUve victims of acci
dent Wondor hdw many spectators were
drawn through the gates by the expectation of
seeing something thoy hoped would not happen.
People and Events
Possibly these high finance charges rcp
lescnt a last desperate effort to make
Von Und soy something.
The return of George Kred "Williams
from Albania greatly relieves Kurope,
but It-'s going to be hard on the United
President Wilson consented to become
honorary chairman of the International
1ord's Day council, which meets In'San
Francisco In July, 1515.
Dr. Oeorge Strawbrldge, the eye and
ear specialist, died In Philadelphia, aged
70 years. He was a professor at the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania.
Secretary Daniels will deliver an ad
dress at tho centennial celebration of the
battle of Pl.itlsburg, N. V.,' n Lake
Champlaln, September 8.
SJr James Key Colrtl of London has,
given $120,000 to assist In defraying the
.expenses of Sir Ernest Shacklcton's pro-,
posed Antarctlo expedition.
Yielding to the repeated appeals of his
wife, Winston Spencer Churchill has re
solved to refrain from making any more
.aeroplane flights this year.
Lieutenant General Count Sakuma,
governor, general of Formosa, has been
etrously Injured In the campaign lio Is
prosecuting against the head hunters.
Surgeon' General Blue ot the public
licnlth service will go to New Orleans to
take chargc of the campaign against
bubonlo plartue which his caused one
Rev. Dr. George Slocum Folger Savage,
ono of the three surviving members of
the 1844 class ot Yale, celebrated his
ninety-seventh birthday at his home In
Tho French army dirigible balloon
Adjutant Vlncenot established a world'3
record for nonstop flight by remaining
In the air thirty hours and thlrty-nlno
Ira Nelson Morris of Chicago will
probably be appointed minister to Sweden.
He is being supported by Senator Lewis
and Is on the administration's slato for
n diplomatic place.
Miss Icy Wareham of New York Is
suing Eugene Zimmerman of Cincinnati,
father ot the duchess of Manchester, for
breach of promise. The old man thought
Icy a warm baby, and she has given
him a cold deal.
Tho old-fashioned man who used to
deal in good greens now has a son who
deals In green goods.
There Is an old bluo law In Massachu
setts that prohibits a man from hissing
his wife on Sunday. But, so far, there
have never been any arrests.
It takes a -woman two hours longer to
wash tho front windows than It docs to
wash the back windows.
In eplto of the fact that matches are
given away and only 'cost a penny a box,
mooching matches - remains one of our
most popular outdoor sports.
A rag and a bone and a hank of hair.
And tho rag so thin that it makes' men
A woman Is always afraid of mice If
she Is wearing silk stockings and there Is
a man around. ,
A brute lit. a man. who. Insists upon
making his .wife-let him have his own
way once aweek., .
What has become of the old-fashioned
man who wore a horse-hair watch chain?
When you figure how few people can
write a good letter the Postofflce de
partment certainly gets along surpris
When a woman finds that her sus
picions are baseless she Immediately digs
up somo new suspicions.
' No matter how big around a woman
gets Bhe can always find a hat that will
Safety pins aro moro Important than
There aro a whole lot of married rab
bits who go down town and pose as
Tho clinging skirts are not any more
so than tho glrla who wear them.
It didn't cost so much to live when a
bathroom consisted of a washtub set In
the middle of the kitchen floor on Satur
Eve saw the first snake. But the men
havo had a monopoly on that sort of
thing ever since. Cincinnati Enquirer.
SECULAR SHOTS AT THE PULPIT
TWICE TOLD TALES.
Congress Is asked by President Wilson to
ppproprlate $200,000 for the relief of the fire
'sufferers of Salem, right in the backyard of
Uoston. Contrast this with Omaha (after the
tornado proclaiming to the world that we would
ourselves take care of our storm victims.
If an odious private monopoly like the elec
tric lighting company can reduce rates volun
tarily, certainly ' our public ownership water
works plant can do likewise.
The Packer nt Home.
In Kansas City they love to tell of a
certain wealthy meat packer who' never
loses an opportunity to Impress upon
visitors to his house the great extent of
He was showing a caller from the east
through his palatial mansion on one oc
casion when they stopped before a hand
some plate-glass mirror,, of massive size,
above the fireplace In the drawing room.
"See that mirror?" asked the packer, "It
cost me Just $10,009."
"Heavens!" exclaimed the visitor, duly
Impressed. Then, after a careful ex
amination of the article, he added, "but
what a pity it Is scratched!"
"Yes," said the packer carelessly. Then
turning to his wife, he said: 'Mary, per
haps you'd better not let the children
have any more diamonds to play with,
Minding; the Doctor.
"It Isn't strange that Bob Milliard
should have won the heart and hand of a
girl with $3,000,000, for Bob, despite his
years. Is the handsomest and most ele
gant creature going."
The speaker, a dramatic crlttc of Chi
cago, smiled and continued;
"The last time Bob acted here I met
htm one morning promenading. And he
was superb top hat. stick, black morning
coat, spats fitting without a wrinkle,
and one of those cigarette tubes that
had just come out. a tube ot gold and
amber, a foot long, or possibly eighteen
"As we chatted, and as he smoked his
Egyptian cigarette through this extraor
dinary tube, I said to him:
" 'Why on earth. Bob, do you use such
a long cigarette tube as that?'
" 'My doctor has ordered me," he re
plied, 'to keep away from tobacco. "--Chicago
"I have come to ask for the hand of
your daughter," announced the young
Have a chair." said her father, kindly.
"I presume you have made an estimate
of what It, will cost to keep my daughter
in the style to which she has been ac
customed?" "I have, air."
"And your figures?"
'Ten thousand dollars a' year."
"I'm sorry, my boy," said the older
man. "but I cannot afford to throw away
a year. Another aultor has figured
he can do It for xs.ooa' New York Times,
Washington Post: More Bible study for
the chlluren Is being urged. Is this an
other boost for the Sunday movies?
Washington Post! The London vicar
slated to referee a prlre fight probably
won't Insist on the "other cheek" rules.
. Detroit Free Press: A Canadian preacher
predicts the time will come when there
Will be no liars. It will be a dull world
for T. It. then.
Birmingham Age-Herald: "Women are
braver than men," says a preacher, who
Is evidently prepared to discount their
antics In the presence of a mouse.
Philadelphia Inquirer: A clergyman
says tho time will come when there
will be no more liars. Certainly, and
then, too, "all tcors shall be wiped
Washington Post: Tho Boston clergy
man who expects to realize "personal
liberty" by going to Jail Is on a par with
the Milesian who was determined to have
peace If he had to fight for It
Baltimore American: As between blue
laws and babies, humanity Is not going
to bo very long In making a choice. The
Moloch of bigotry will certainly not be
allowed by public opinion to Institute a
new massacre of the Innocents.
New York Sun: It will be both curious
and Interesting to watch the progress of
cabaret with benefit of clergy at an up
town New York hotel. Whether as an
example of -commercialized religion or
sanctified diversion the experiment I a
remarkable one. Not the lcost ocute
phase of curiosity will bo as to the per
ulnallty of the clergymen who will offi
ciate through tho smoke haze over tho
TOLD IN FIGURES.
Sicily In 1913 produced 1,173,000 tons of
Eastern Nebraska has 250,000 hydro
electric power to develop.
British. Columbia salmon fisheries In
1913 yielded 732,049 cases. ,
In 1913 tho Netherlands imported 8,138
tons of -cinchona bark.
Forest fires In tho United States cause
an annual loss of 325,000,000.
Tho cattlo of Argentina outnumber the
natives by five to one.
Germany . Imports American cedar for
use In lead pencil manufacture.
Greater London is composed of thirty
eight city boroughs and twenty-nine
In Tasmania dentists aro forbidden by
law from 'any form of advertising.
Last year thero were 31,499 homestead
entries In tho Candlan Northwest.
Tho United States last year produced
more than 78,000,000 pounds of aluminum.
Vermont has decided fo return to earth
and gravel roadmaklng (n the less
It has been estimated thttt during the
present year 1,148,000 factory hands In
Russia have already participated In.
Btrlkess, In addition to 315,000 others who
are employed in establishments not un
der the factory act.
TABLOIDS OF SCIENCE.
An aluminum-covered cloth which re
flects the light without heating Is now
mado for balloons,
The tobacco parasite which eats holes
Jn the cigar Is now killed by tho X-ray
bcfore.,the weed is made up.
For laying electrlo wires underground
without the expense of conduits.' a steel
taped cable has been Invented.
Soapy water will lay coal dust more
effectively than clean, the soap acting
as. a binder when the water has evapo
In the electric furnace gold bolls at
:,40O degrees centigrade, or at twenty-
four tiroes the temperature of boiling
A moving picture camera and a micro
scope will be used in Sheffield, England,
to show the crystalline changes that take
place during the pulling of a piece of
High speeds have been attained In
transmission by wireless telegraph. A re
cent test resulted In sending 14S words a
minute. The record for writing on a
typewriter Is 116 words a minute.
Fixing- the Heart.
At the medical convention at Atlantic
City, It was asserted by on surgeon that
no hurt to the heart Is hopeless. But
courts sitting in breach of promise suit
cases long ago demonstrated the same
AROUND THE WORLD.
Italy Is buying American coal.
Belfast employes 3,500 ropemakers.
Amiens. France, has 90.00) Inhabitants.
Canada's 1913 fisheries netted $.-3,SS3,K.
Filipinos are being educated to eat com.
Belts are popular with Veneiuelan men.
Argentina Is shipping grapes to Eng
land. Mes&lna now has a modern refrigerating
Western hay will be ahlpped east via
BoUen has a now railway bridge over
Cotton-growing Is being tried In Italian
Unted Stales takes over half Britain's
Germans consume SOO pounds of flour
per capita yearly.
In the west end of London, England,
there are scores of head waiters, whose
Incomes range from $2,000 to $4,000 a year
from tips ajonc.
Gat He says he Is a descendant of a
Stove Yes. and ho Is still descending.
Glbbs I noticed you rise In the car
this morning and give your seat to a
stout lady. . ..
Dlbbs Yes, It was a question whether
she or I was going to stand on my feet.
"1 totd Uncle Simon that he was getting
too old and feeble to attend to business."
"Did he take It kindly?" . , ..
"He threw me out ot the office."
T understand Bogsworth's boy Is mak
ing a name for himself."
"He had to." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Wise men make epigrams and fools
quote them." observed the tall man.
"That's fine," answered the short man.
appreciatively. "By the way. who was
the author of that one?" Dallas News.
Silas What's your son studying at col
lege? Hiram Pharmacy.
Silas Some new-fangled farming, en.
"The letter I received this morning Is a
case of blackmail."
"You don't say sol"
"Yes; It Is my Coal bill.' Baltimore
"So you were bound and gagged by
bandits while in Italy, were you?" asked
a sarcastic man of a friend who had
traveled. "Regular comic opera bandits,
"No." said the other. "There was noth
ing of the tomlc opera style about them.
The gags they used were all new.' Tit
Bits. "So your son could stay home only a
couple of days. I suppose ho Is busy at
"Yes. He's got to get back from the
hockedy team's western trip In time to
pack his duds for the baso ball team's
southern trip." Puck.
"If a man's name Is misspelled, is not
that ground for quashing an Indictment?"
"Surely, one misplaced letter is suf
"Then how do they ever convict any
body In RusslaT'-Seattle Post Intelligencer.
certain man, the scriptures say,
(Vent In the house of God to pray:
And with pious confidence raised
And thus began his exercise:
"O Lord, thou knowest that I am
A child of Father Abraham;
This simple fact without one groan
Should Tor my venial faults atone;
T have no sins to purge away.
But the multitude must hear me
"I'm glad I'm not as other men,
Even as this vile publican
This timid wretch who beats his breast.
And stnnds apart from all the rest
Who dare not lift his eyes to heaven,
And scarcely hopes to be forgiven;
Whllo I with bold and fearless face.
Petition as one of the chosen race."
"I am, O Lord, a Pharisee,
A man of punctilious piety;
I observe the ceremonial rites
And forms of the early Israelites;
I keep the ancient decalogue.
And sit up high In the vynagogue,
I pay my semi-annual tithes,
And offer a dally sacrifice;
I bathe and fast, chant sacred psalms,
And In the market place give alms,
I never taste of unclean meat.
With sinners, Lord, I ne,-er eat."
"And now before I close this prayer,
I thank thee for thy constant care,
O powerful patron of my race,
Smile upon mo with special grace;
And when I reach that happy shore,
Let angels open wide the door.
To which they hold the B&crcd key.
Where none may enter hut a Pharisee."
P. B. The Pharisee run on at this rate
for CO minutes; but I see the editor
reaching for his blue pencil, so I will
finish It another time.
E. O. McINTOSH.
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