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THE, OMAHA DAILY BEE
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dress trill bo changed aa often as requested.
Business -continues to bubble at tho soda
IWaaChar-jncn'a lylahca of ton toko tho form
"Xxt-aci-cniltjr rat'BCapo" ehould bo - tho
ProotMa At hand that tho automobllo lsonoro
deadly than, tho f lrocxackor.
Colombla'o strongoot argument for tho $25,
000,000 JbaTni is 'that It needa 'tho monoy.
TocomodowQ to tho bald facta, what groat
disaster 'would bofall tho country It congress
Itroro to-tid o urn right nowt
ttls.tt-toivto.ono bot that tho Outlook will
manago to drona alone a whllo without filling
tho "poaltloiucr contributing odltor.
"Tho Now Havoa Is gradually Improving,
observes tho St. Louis Globo-Domocrat, It is if
it Is undergoing any change at all.
Mr. Charle Frohmaa Finds a Ntow Star. Headline.
Now, look out for the iPodoral league with a
fabulous offer to tempt the Bald star away, ,
Colorado has seven teen direct leglslatloa
measures submitted to the voters at the coming
election, which is going Nebraska several better.
Omaha is overrun with altogether too many
able-bodied professional beggars. A workhouso
would cure this evil la mighty short ordor.
That Illinois congressman ' who likens Mr.
Bryan on tho Chautauqua stagb to Gaby Doslys
forgets that Mr. Bryan doos not'danco a stop.
Tho St. louts Globo-Domocrnt thinks the
president would havd como closor to tho fact If
ho had called it Blok-ology Instead of psychology.
Sure, thoArator Is' fln6 in which tho race for
tho republican governorship nomination is to bo
swum. Bo como on. in, and tho mora tho
"Wb-aro -appalled at the bomb-throwor who
klfls-an heir to a throne, but suppose thoso Now
YoTk anarchists had not .been thwarted by fato
in tholr plot.
Tho bond market is a trifle alow, but wo
Sy confidently look for another. Venner lottoi1
before long if wo persist in holding on to his
Having completed tho plans of-hlB "big busi
ness" program, tho president kindly calls in the
captains of industry to consult them as'totho
plans ot procedure.
Somo members of tho cabinet have brought
tffflcula and aomo discredit upon the' administration,
And what have the others brought?
gr .. ,
With membership expanding without let-up
for a fow more yoarg, Ak-Sar-Den may have to
divide his celebration into sections in tho fayh
ion of tho Now Orleans Mnrdi Or as carnival
Tba school board ejected a full roster of teachers
for the coming- year. The high school staff fconalsta
-Homer i. i-ewli, principal! Alonio N. Henthaw.
Xna M. Hill. Ida M. HtrMt. Mm n n. a i
Deals and. Villa B. Bhlppey. and these are principals
of the grade schools: Long, Sarah MeCheawe; Lake,
Jennie K. Salmon; Ixard. Anna Foos; Jackson. Mrs.
Ada M, Harris; Pacific, "Margaret J.L- MoInUrej Cen
ter. Margaret McCarthy; Pleaaant, It. Em Lowe.
"Mr. Lewis' salary was raised to 11100.
Mrs. XJllio Lanstry passed through Omaha In. her
special car, -ueremo Marble." She waa still asleep
and Inaccessible to reporters.
Dr. It B. Andreen of Springfield, Nob., is a visitor
m roe aiy.
Miss Clara Bohlesslnger has gona to Chicago
spend a few weeks with friends.
William Snyder, the Harneir atrtat
ufacturor, returned from 'tho west after an absence
.of three months,
Mr. 11 Boscwater, editor of Tho Be, returned
irora cmcago. accompanied by Mrs. Rotewater
Miss Stella Roeewater. Miss Ilosewater graduated
Xrom tbe Cleveland High school last week.
County Judge McCulloch, accompanied by
brother, )ias gone to their old. home in Illinois
attend thej marriage of. a sister. J ' .
The street car company has commenced using
new track on Ninth street
Chance for Practical Test
Tho dlscovory of tho bubonic plaguo In Now
Orleans affords an amplo opportunity for tho
application of our modern methods of combat
ting gormatio dlsonscs. Wo have achieved sig
nal victories In late years with these mothods.
Wo have flung farther than any other nation
tho ndavneo lines of sanitation and wo havo
wrought wonders for humanity both In our own
and othor lands that havo como under our pro
tection. Moro than that, we think wo have dis
covered scientifically tho truth about this
deadly disease Doth In Havana and San Fran
cisco our, medical exports havo determined after
thorough investigation and experiment that this
malady is spread by rats affected by the germ.
In San Francbico soon after tho earthquake a
great raid was made on rats to such an extent.
in fact, as to convince tho people of that city
that they had substantially ovorcomo tho dan
ger of bubonic plague.
80, If tho theory bo correct, Now Orleans'
task would appoar to be tho killing off of all
tho rats within tho reach of the city. It is not
unlike the yellow fever propagated by tho mos
quito, only tho rat-killing Job would appear to
bo tho slmplor, Back of It all lies tho impor
tance of more scrupulous sanitary ' regulations,
which, after all, moans tho old principle of pre
vention surpassing cure.
Canada, England, India.
At tho time of the American revolution and sev
eral times slnco the Canadians havo bficn in a frame
of mind to cast off their allegiance to the British
crown and either set tip an Independent government
of 'their own or annex themselves peacefully to the
United States. Nothing but lack of that tact which
constitutes true statesmanship and diplomacy on the
part of the United States government kept Canada
outside of our boundary lines. We talk about a
continental nation as something to bo desired, but
wo have put It away from ua at least three times In
our history. New York Commercial,
This goes straight to tho point of a view
which many h61d, but aro loath to express. It
seoms to bo a tacitly accoptod fashion for Amer
icans to talk differently than they actually feel
"with reference to Canada's attltudo toward
Mother England. Yot ovonts of tho last few
years, togother with tho undisguised utterances
of some ot Canada's strongest statesmen, af
ford nmplo ground for believing that tho upper
most thought In the popular Canadian mind
today Is ultimate Independence, whether fol
lowed by union with tho United States or not.
Thoso who' keep up on current history know
that already Canada's practical attitude toward
Kngland Is one of Independence. Sho pays little
toward tho running of tho British government,
except what she puts in for the army and navy.
She spurns three shiploads of London's Idlo
men and forcos tholr return to England. Sho
does about as sho plcasos, in fact, and dear old
Mother England, though with a grimace now
'and then, trios to mako horsolf bollovo she likes
it and says nothing.
The Now York Commercial, howovor, boos
tronblo ahoad with India as the storm center.
Canada, acting in concert with tho United
States, at first declined to rocoivo Hindu coolies
at British Columbia ports. England urged
their reception and Canada sullonly ylolded, but
oontlnues to ranklo ovor It. British India is
aroused over tho Immigration laws of British
provinces Australia, Now Zealand and Canada.
Tho provinces aro dotermlnod to maintain these
laws, "Groat Britain may prefer to let Canada
go rather than risk an uprising in India," says
the Commercial. Strangor things havo hap
pened. At any rato, thero Is nothing concrete
In tho presont relations between England and
Canada that Justifies tho rhnpaodjcal view that
Canada has no plirposo or aspiration superior
to her filial dovotion to the mother country.
Advice After the Pact.
President Wilson Is holding a sorlos ot ln-
torivowa with prominent representatives ot "big
business" by him especially invltod to tho Whlto
House. Taking this announcomont by ltsolf,
the natural Intoronco would bo that tho presi
dent was calling for export and experienced ad
vice as to legislation and administration affect-.
ing business interests. But boforo Issuing his
Invitations ho let It be known that his plan tor
dealing with buslnosa evils had been definitely
dotermlnod, and that tho invitations woro not
glvon soon6r lest tho public might wrongly con
clude that this program was influenced by his
visitors. Tho invitation td canfor with tho oc-,
cupont ot tho 'White House Is practically a com-,'
mana. uommg witn mo uemocrauo itaumarK,
It Is a command to take advice, but not to give
it another distinguishing feature ot "the now
The Chautauqua Map.
Tho completion ot forty years slnco tho In
stitution ot tho parent Chautauqua assombly by
Bishop Vincent Is bringing out a great deal ot
historic remlnlsconoa and lntorostlng Informa
tion about the movement, which has grown and
spread beyond all dreams ot Its founders. None
of the exhibits is more pertinent than the map
that has been drawn to show tho nation-wide
scope of tho Chautauqua and the distribution of
the local assemblies. Wo aro told that while
tho parent Institution Is still maintained annu
ally at tho original Lake Chautauqua, more
than 2,800 'chautauquas are to bo held this,
summer, each represented by a dot on the map,
and the dots nro to be found apparently In every
etato ot the union except possibly Arizona, Ne
vada and Mississippi. Particularly noteworthy
is the fact that Iowa occupies first place as a
chautauqua stamping ground, gauged either by
absolute number ot In the ratio to area' or pop
ulation. Nebraska is not so thickly dotted as
.Its neighbor to the east, but. is woll sprinkled
with chautauqua assemblies, far more numer
ous than any state west, or any stato south ot
tho Ohio rlvor or New England. Whether tho
chnutauqua Is cause or effect, it unquestionably
accompanies a widespread popular Intelligence.
Brief ooatxUratlotta en timely
topi on lariwa. Tbe Be as rani e
no responsibility for opinions of
eorrespoadeata. AH letters sub
ject to oondsnsatlam fry editor.
Calls Omaha Behind the Times.
OMAHA, July S-To lha Editor of The
Boo: Most Of the benefits ot community
living originated out here In the west, aa
we easterners (I reside In New York
city) call this station; but you are aurel'y
behind tho times in the. license to the
individual for fourth ef July celebrating.
I arrived In Omaha at 11:90 Friday even
ing and headed for on of your promi
nent hotels. At a busy trannfer corner
my first sight was a group ot male adults
shooting Roman candles at each other.
Drunks of oil sorts were handling fire
works promiscuously. After being as
signed a room I watted until 3 a. m.
before some "men" on the adjoining cor
ner had exhausted their supply of giant
crackers. At 6 a. m. It started again.
Aside from the pecuniary results to the
small tradesmen, and an outlet for chil
dren and grown hUmins whose sense for
horso-play and coarser amusement Is
highly developed, ot what earthly use Is
the noisy discharge of fireworks? Tho
average person Is hard-working, and
pushed to the extreme In the demands on
his or her nervous system these days,
and In trying to be of use to society Is
entitled to mutual consideration ot each
member. Allowing "rough-neck" tac
tics to prevail is hardly in accordance
with preeent-day thought
Had any big fire Insurance people been
on the streets at the time I came in tho
merchants and fire and police depart
ments would have been properly taken
to task, Tho police were conspicuous by
their absence. The ohanoe of Injury to
passersby was great and the shock to
people trying to et a much-needed
night's rest waa great Must tho tall
was the dog. X. H. P.
. rhMti of Irrlamtion Problem.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb., July 6.-T0 th
Editor of The Bee: I notlcod In a recent
Issue of Tho Beo that tho Omaha Com
mercial olub has beoome interested in
somo of the problems which up to the
present tlmo have been generally supposed
to be ot benefit only to the pcoblo of the
westorn half of the state.
During tho last ten years the national
reclamation service has been experiment
ing in tho western states in constructing
reservoirs and applying the water to ben
eficial un in tho Irrigation of crops. A
great deal of money haa been spent by
tho government In this experimental
work. A great many mistakes have been
made. However, these ten years of edu
cational and experimental work by tho
government haa demonstrated -the fact
that the government can control and Con
serve the water of the national streams.
In Wyoming on tha North Platte river
tho government has constructed a reser-
voir holding 1,000,000 acre feet or water,
and never yet haa been able to completely
fill tho reaorvolr from all of tha flood and
surplus waters of tho North Platte river.
During the winter and spring months the
government is able to make tho North
Platte river a bed Of dry sand except for
the small quantity of water that enters
from tho tributaries in Nebraska. Tho
government is now constructing largo res
ervoirs tn the hills In the northern part
of Scott's Bluff county to fill thoaa reser
voirs from the waters of the river east
of the largo reservoir In 'Wyoming.
irritation enaineers have figured that
the water supply of tho North Platti
river when properly conserved la suffi
cient to furnish an ample flow of water
In the river to irrigate all tho lands from
the western boundary of Nebraska as far
east as Irrigation Is necessary. Tho dif
ficulty under tha presont reclamation act
and the rod tape at Washington, with
tho attltudo ot Its officials, Is that these
watera are held In the reservoirs and not
applied to beneficial uso during tho sum
mer months. The department officials are
talking that the cost of all of tho gov
ernment's experimental work. Including
the mistakes of Its engineers, Shall be re
turned to It In the salo of water, and In
addition that the government ba .paid tho
At tho lost legislature I secured the
passage of tho Joint resolution request
ing our delegation in congress to nave
surveys made of the Platte river and tho
territory in the south-central and woat
ern part of the stato, for the purpose
Of ascertaining whether It Was feasible
to conduet the surplus waters ot the
Platte 'across the divide to irrlgato tha
hlchlands of southwest Nebraska. I un
derstand some preliminary survey work Is
about to bo done by the reclamation serv
Ice. If this can be made successful It
will mean tha addition ot billions ot dol
litre to tho wealth of Nebraska. It will
mean that Instead of crop failure for
hearly ten years In southwestern Ne
braska there will be an abundance of
In the two last leglslatlvo r salons tho
senators and representatives from eastern
Nebraska took no Interest In Irrigation
measures, and did not even v read the
bills. We ot the western part of the
state believe that eastern Nebraska.
should be as much Interested In tha wel
fare of the western part ot tha stato as
It Is in the problems which affect only
eastern Nebraska local Interests.
I believe that the Omaha Commercial
club haa started a work, which, If they
will follow up and co-operate with the
irrigation association ot western Ne
braska, that will be of material benefit
to the entire stata ot Nebraska. The
Commercial club of Lincoln ought to also
take hold ot this question and assist tn
solving these problems. :
W. V. HOAQLANIX
Secretary Bryan has leased a homo for tho
summer at AahovUlo, N. C. This Is No. 5
recalling that he has homes also In Ne
braska, Texas, Florida and tho District ot Co
lumbia which Is doing tolerably well for a
man who has to plcco out a $12,000 salary with
chautauqua lectures to catch up with the high
cost of living.
The very dangers ot a bitter civil war which 'such
a prospect (arming ot both tdes);"preent furnishes
too best safeguard for peace.
It that bo true in Ireland, why not aa a prin
School Statistics of Cities
Beyond the Seas
Utah Show In Attendance,
The city ot Newton, Mass., had the highest aver
age school attendance, per 100 inhabitants, in 1911 ot
any of tho 1& cities in the United States for which
figures are given In the recent report on financial
statistics of cities hiving a population of over 30,000
each, which has been Issued by "William J. Harris,
director of tho census, Department ot Commerce.
Tho average for Newton, Mass., was 31 per 100 In- -
habitants; for Newark, N. J., 20.S; Chelsea, Mass.,
ll9i Hartford, Conn., 17.9; Everett, Mass., 17.8, and
Brockton, Mass., 17.6.
Tho dty having the lowest average attendance per
100 inhabitants was Dubuque, la., with an average ot
4. followed by Charleston, B. C, 7.6; Augusta, Oa.,
7.8; Covington, Ky., 8.3, and Amsterdam, N. Y., S.7.
Tha average school attendance, per 100 Inhabitants,
for soma of the larger cities In this report was aa
follows: Boston, HE; Washington, 11.1; Cleveland,
H New York, US; Los. Angeles, 11$: Buffalo. 12.7;
Minneapolis, 12.2; Pittsburgh, 11.6; Chicago, 11.5; Bt.
Louis, 11.1; Philadelphia, 10.7; New Orleans, 10.4;
Baltimore 10.3; Milwaukee, 10; Detroit 9.9; Cincin
nati, 9.7, and San Francisco, 9.3.
The total school sittings reported from these 195
cities numbered 3,772,666; of this number, 3,396,l3, or
90 per cent were reported for elementary day
schools, and 345,909, or 9.2 per cent, for secondary
schools. The sittings in elementary day schools ex
ceeded the average attendance In these schools by
372,586, or 12.8 per cent ot the average number In
attendance. In like manner, the sittings in socondary
day schools exceeded tho aveage dally attendance In
those schools by 45,152, or 15 per cent of tha average
attendance In those schools.
The total number of school buildings reported was
7,308, of which 6,765, or 92.6 per cent, were for ele
mentary schools, and 448, or 6.1 per cont, for
secondary schools, tho number of sittings per build
ing being 602 and 772? respectively.
Payments for School Expenses.
The average payment for tho expenses for the threo
kinds of schools (elementary day schools, secondary
day schools, and night schools) per 100 inhabitants for
t,ht 195 cities for which figures are presented was 81.
The dty reporting the hlgheat averago waa Pasadena,
Cal with $899, followed by Newton, Mass., with 8834;
Mount Vernon, N. Y., 8814; Colorado Springs, Colo.,
8786; New Itochelle, N. Y., $744, and Berkeley, Cat,
$725. The dtles with the lowest average per 100 'in
habitants were Jacksonville, Fla., $169; Tampa, Fla.,
$173; Portsmouth, Va., $181; Charleston, a. t;.,
Supervisors, Teachers nnd ' Other Employes.
rtunnrta rji to tho number of supervisors and teacn-
in omnlnved wc received from 182 dtles. There
was a total of 110,662 supervisors and teachers re
ported for these cities, of whom 85,568, or 77.3 pur
Mnt worn rmnlnved In elementary Schools; 12,643,
or 11.4 per cent In secondary schools; 59J, or .5 per
cent, in normal schools; 3,137, or a.s per cent, m
other day schools, and 8,730, or 7.9 per cent In night
nr h is rttp considered in this report. C3 made
nvmnntii for teachers' Dsnsions and gratuities, and
5 others had funds for that purpose. Of there 53
Cities, 38 had permanent pension trust lunas ana w
had made no such provision. Tho total pensions and
mttiltla nftld In 1912 by the 63 dtles amounted to
$1,702,811, of which $1,622,126, or 95.3 per cent, was paid
by the cities maintaining teacnera'. retirement tunas
wllh InvMtmtnta. nnd 180.285. Or 4.7 Per cent, was
paid by the othor 20 dtles. Pensions and gratuities
are paid to the teachers by two metnods: uj rom
thrnnch ih nfencv of nubllo trust funds estab
lished for that purpose, and (2) directly from the
school district or dty corporation treasury.
Cities lltt-rlna- No Permanent Pension Funds.
Th rltl nn.vlr.ir teachers'! pensions but maintain
ing no permanent retirement funda or investments
,.r.. -pittahurirh. Pil: Newark. Paterson. Trenton,
Camden, Elizabeth, .Hoboken, Bayonne, and .East
Orange, N; J.; Denver, Colo.; Atlanta, Oa.; Lynn.
Mni,in nnd Pittsfleld. Mass.: Charleston, b.
Mobile, Ala; New Britain, Ccnn.; Topeka, Kan.;
Niagara Falls, N Y and La Crosse, Wis.
Th m eitien havtnir ijermanent funds with invest
ments for tho payment of teachers' retlremont pen
sions reported assets In thoso funds at the closo of
1912 amouatlng to $4,134,488. These Invested funds
paid out $1,622,426 in pensions; $13,072 for expenses of
fund management and U.898,717 for investments pur
chased. They received during the year an aggregate
of $1,968,977, of which amount $1,085,295 waa revenue
or fund Income. Of this latter amount $917,252, or
84.5 per cent, Waa derived from teachers' contrtbu.
tlons to pension runas.
The. invnitnt of nenslons. oa well as the estawisn-
mHt nf tnnohfird' retirement funds, haa been adopted
as a policy by the largo cities to a greater oxtcnt
than by the smaller. For example, of the total pay.
menta of pensions, $989,324, or 69.3 per cent, was paid
by New York city alone, wnicn city aiso reporieu
5.8 per cent of the assets ot pension funds.
Gold mines In the Transvaal normally
employ 230,000 hands.
Chile doesn't ralso enough beet cattle
to supply home markets.
Oermany Imports American oedar for
use in lead pencil manufacture.
Spain has established lta first paper
and pulp factory, utilising esparto grass.
Near Calcutta, India, a steel foundry
has bton established costing about $3,000,-
Fifteen ot tho largest British dtles have
agreed to Join In smoke abatement and
tual economy experiments .
Because of the danger of explosion,
Hamburg forbids manufacturers to keep
much wool waste 'on hand unless they
have special bultdlnga tor It requiring
them to keep It tn a municipal store
SAID TO BE FUNNY.
Twice Told Tales
Conservation of tbe Hair.
He waa a lover ot muslo who had just boon to
hear one of the great operas, and he was expatlatinu
upon its beauties to an unresponsive friend, whom
he observed to yawn. The muslo lover was hurt
"Look hero, John," he protested, "don't you think
muslo is ot some praotlcal benefit In llfe7"
"Oh, yes." said the unresponslvo one. "Why,
judging from tho- portraits I have seen ot eminent
musicians, especially pianists, I should say that
muslo is great to keep the hair from falling out"
Kansas City 6tar.
An Unflattering tlrmlnder.
The new clergyman waa sent for by an elderly
woman. "Oh. sir," she said. "I hope you will excus
my asking you to call, but when I heard you preach
and pray last Sunday you did so remind me of my
poor brother, who waa took from me, that I felt I
must speak with you."
"And how long ago did your poor brother die?"
asked the clergyman, sympathetically.
"Oh, air, he isn't dad," waa the reply; "he waa
took to the asylum."
People and Events
'JChn D. Rockefeller has had an automatic time
'sate Installed In Ills mansion at Pocantlco Hills.
Joseph Fredericks of New York waa seriously
burned as a result of smoking a cigarette in bed.
The pope received in audience 500 Amerlcon mid
shipmen, who aro on the annual cruise of the Naval
Philip D. Laird has resigned as chairman of the
Maryland Public Service commission, to take effect
August , 1.
Marconi contemplates being able to. telephone
from Carnarvon. Wales, to New York before tho end
ot this year.
O. B. Bose ot Little Bock, Ark., Is being consid
ered by President Wilson for appointment as minis
ter to Uruguay.
Cardinal Olbbona on July 1 celebrated the rifty
third anniversary ot his priesthood and the twenty
eighth ot his cardlnalata.
Joseph Brown, twice governor of Georgia, haa
formally announced his candidacy for the United
Stateo senate to succeed Hoke Smith.
8. 3, McCluro, who Is a native ot County Antrim.
haa been visiting Belfast, and tells an Interviewer
that unices Ulster is exduded from home rule ha
tears "tha worst dvll war In modern history."
"Tell me' said the lovelorn youth,
"what's the bt way to find out yhat a
woman thinks of you7"
"Marry herr replied Teokham prompt
ly. Dallas News.
"Magda broke her engagement"
"I thought so. She was always think
ing of ways of making her flaneo happy."
Munich ileggendorfer Blactter.
Itudge-Here's a man flcured out that
If all tho money In the world wire di
vided equally each adult would gat
Meek He's wrong. My wife would
get $80.-Boston Transcript
"Our minister," said Mrs. Oldrastle.
"appears to be a real altruist"
Oh, i think you must be mistaken."
replied Mrs. Qottalotte. "It seems to me
by the sound of his voice that ha must
be a bass." Judge.
ChaperonYoung mart, you have your
arm around that young lady'a walstl
Youhg Man-Thanks! I've been trying
to find the spot all evontrtg, but with the
new gowns a fellow hardly knows where
he's at New York Globe.
Surprised Person How did you get tn
to see BlgnobaT
Nonchalant Person Easy. I gave tho
elevator boy five Jo hand the junior of
fice boy and ten to slip the senior office
boy a twenty to pass a gold watch to
the doorman to let mo sneak in and watt
St Paul Dispatch.
PSYCHOLOGY OF POCKETS.
To prove how undeveloped Is the grow-
- inn urcnin s mina
Turn out a BtnaJI bov's pockets, and
iiircc irvasures you win unu:
A top. six rusty shingle nails, a hank ol
A snake (defunct), X railroad spike, a
, battered napkin ring,
A broken file, a rubber ball, some bits
And sundry scattered remnants of a shat-
icreu nam uoor IOCK.
To prove that lovely woman Is defldenfc
In the train,
Turn out her leather hand bag, which Is
likely to contain
A canceled transfer. SO cents, some fraz
zled squares of stik,
A fragment cf a recipe for sterilizing
A pointless pencil, seven stamps, some
rowder and a puff,
A shopping list, some scissors , and a
Td prove that man's a creature ot tre
Oa through his clothes some morning? and
you'll readily collects
A dry and useless fountain pen, a knlfo
that will not cut . t
flome scribbled dates, a pPf boo't
titled "How to Putt5' ,
Four keys to locks long gone to rust five
crumpled dollar Dills, . . .
A box of atloky cough drops and six num
bered billiard pills.
May We Ask You a Few
What kind do you
use? Do you know?
Or don't you? Most
There's a world of
Which kind do
use? And why?
There are sulphur
and ' 'single-dipped' '
"strike -any where"
matches, and safety
matches that are
safe, and safety
matches that are
The ideal match is one
that is non-poisonous j
that lights on any ordi
nary abrasive surface;,
that doesn't spark or
sputter or break in two,
when you try to light it
Safe Home Matches are
non - poisonous. They
light anywhere. They
do not spark. They db
not sputter. The sticks
are strong and sturdy.
5c. All grocerf. i Ask for them by name.
To get in
or out of
Read the "Business Chances" column of , The
Bee. Below are are a few of the opportunities
offered in last Sunday's Bee:
Substantial corporation, investment of $300
Choice 34 millinery shops, investment of
300 to $600.
Choice farm mortgages, 7, $300 to $5,000.
General merchandise business of $30000 a
year, invoice $8,000 to $9,000. .
Furniture and undertaking, invest $3,000. T
Blacksmith and wagon shop in thrifty farm-,!
Garage in county scat.
Drug store in Omaha, doing business of. $12,
OOO a year, sale price $4,200.
Two good restaurants and candy store.
t Fourgood moving picture shows.
Lumber, coal and cement business.
Why not get into a businoss of rour own and btf .Inde
pendent ? Work for yourself and put tbe results of, your labor
in your own pocket.
The "Business Chances" columns of The .Bee offer a
large number of good honest opportunities every day.
Telephone Tyler 1000
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