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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1914.
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di-raa will be chaDged aa often aa requested.
Children ail outfitted for school?
The man with cold feet generally hai a hot
if the Turk gets In, of course he will call
It a "holy war."
The dachahunds of war have stopped growl
ing and gone to biting.
Vljla must by now believe he was a mush-and-milk
warrior by comparison.
This . delightful autumn weather almost
' makes a fellow forget his troubles.
Salute the industrial army, the foundation of
all permanent peace and prosperity.
And Joe Bailey is trying to slip back Into
the senate under cover of the excitement.
Let every loyal man-of-the-house hope the
wife wins in this autumnal canning contest.
,' Those Russians should not neglect to take
their summer clothes along for winter wear.
The United States Just has to remain at
peace so as to 'feed and clothe the rest of the
world. ' ' - ' ' '
The last word of Pope Pius was a plea for
peace, so Is the first official word of Pope
Benedict XV. .
, No famlne-atrlcken , unfortunates can be
hungrier than certain long-suffering Nebraska
democrats of whom we wot.
If England has plenty of submarines like the
one that sunk the German aeroplane, It ought
to rush them to the aid of the lend forces.
Only seven direct legislation measures ere
to be voted on In Nebraska this fall as sgatnst
forty-five out In California. It might have been
Mail from Germany all comes In unsealed
envelopes. Wonder how long people In the
United Ststes would stand for that sort of
France orders 1,000,000 pairs of army shoes
from 6U Louis, cash In advance, and It will be
bootless for the allies to complain of violation
of neutrality In that.
With all the backfire of his postoffice fights,
Congressman 8tephens won out for renomlna
tlon with flying colors. Those disgruntled dem
ocrats make much noise, but do little execution.
Whenever the colonel comes to Nebraska,
and whatever his mission, be may count on a
cordial personal reception as befits a distin
guished citizen who has served as chief magis
trate of the nation.
When complaints about war new are sifted
down, it usually develops that the complainant
is not so much dissatisfied with the news reports
as with the fact that they do not tell what he
wants to hear because It has not yet happened.
The No vena , conducted during the laat week at
tha cathedral in honor of Ita patron aalnt was con
cluded by solemn high mass this morning, rather
McCarthy preached, and tha choir, under alias Tan
rU Arnold, rendered Moaart's 'Twelfth Mass" tn
tha evening rather Cermlchael of Denver lectured
for the Ladies Altar society on -What Shall We
Rev. Mr. Stewart of tha South Tenth Methodist
Episcopal church delivered what was probably his
fereweU sermon preparatory to attending the annual
conference. lis has Just concluded two yeara' eervlca
as pastor, during which time be haa cleared the
church of its debt
The Northweetern Electrte Light company haa re
duced the prke of arc lights to tie on tha l o'clock
circuit and 113 for the U o'clock circuit.
Tha synagogue In course' ot erection for the Con
gregation of Israel, on Twenty-third and Harney
streets. Is fast approaching completion. tr tha dedi
cation next Friday two noted rabbis one from Cin
cinnati and ens from Philadelphia havs accepted In
vitations to partklpata.
The German Theater company Introduced a new
artrees, Frau Francises Buesser, to a good crowd a
the summer garden.
William II. Alexander. 1M Dodge street, a ants to
employ on liberal commission two or three first-class
women agents to canvass for a young people's B'.ble
t)urie Gmaik. . . . ... ., ......
Labor day will this year be observed among
us under unusual conditions, for only In the
United State la any great body of organized
wage earners peacefully engaged In industrial
occupations without serious Internal disturb
ances. In the warring-countries of Europe labor
In the ordinary occupations has practically
ceased and the laborer has become Part of the
military machine. In this country, while rum
blings of Industrial warfare are still heard from
Colorado, and martial law continues in certain
mining districts of Montana, as a whole the
labor world is at peace, although the danger
spots thst recently threatened .trouble In the
railway brotherhoods have not all been safely
American labor is to be congratulated on the
fact that its great national and International
organisations, and their official heads, are com
mitted to the peaceful arbitrament of disputes
between employer and employe in preference to
resort to the strike, and tbst the rank and file
are in more thorough agreement than ever with
their leaders on this point. Industrial warfsre
is lees costly and disastrous only in degree than
war between nations, and the movement for In
dustrial peace Is second only In Importance to
the movement for world peace. The keynote of
Labor day to reflect the progress of organized
labor must therefore be peace and progress, be
cause labor's progress Is best promoted through
No Peace Unlets All Agree.
The solemn compsct between England,
France and Russia pledging fhelr mutual faith
that no terms of peace to end the war will be
accepted by any one of them unless agreed to
by all of them, Is not a good omen, The action
of the allies In making such a compact will
simply force exchange of similar pledges, secret
or avowed, between Germany and Austria, and
possibly Turkey, if the latter Joins forces with
the Germans. The formulation of a peace treaty
that must be negotiated to all Intents and pur
poses by unanimous consent will be hard to
handle whether 'the outcome of the conflict be
decisive defeat for one side or the other or gen
eral exhaustion compels settlement by mutual
concessions. If the peace adjustment devolves
upon a neutral mediating power, or powers, the
task will be more delicate and difficult than It
would be If terms generally acceptable could be
forced upon a single recalcitrant.
The Human Innovation.
To those still bewildered by the abrupt an
nouncement that President Wilson would be a
csndldate for re-election In 1016, we would sug
gest, think again who made the announcement.
It was Vice President Marshall. Does not that
help to soften the blowT
It waa surprising, Indeed, It was like the
proverbial clap of thunder from -a clear sky
although the sky of public affairs is anything
than clear at present. No one was expecting
such an announcement; there was nothing to
provoke It, and besides, when in the history of
our politics had the president's political plana
ever been heralded to the public through the
medium of the vice president
But we say, remembering that the bomb waa
fired by Mr. Marshall does not that explain it
all 7 For as vice president Mr. Marshall has
been a genuine human innovation. He does
nothing like other vice presidents, who have
been content to wear the title and draw the
salary. Like Hannibal of old, he Is always doing
the very thing the other fellow least expects.
So In setting up this new precedent, at such an
unusual time, he Is simply carrying out the part
he has played since taking the office.
Yet, more seriously, Mr. Marshall nor any
other man Is making announcements ot Wood
rod Wilson's plans without the latter'a knowl
edge. So what have we to conclude but that
the president had this little surprlso sprung as
advance notice to all ambitious democrats to
keep off the grass?
Fate of Austria,
The opinion la expressed that, come what
may, the end of the war will see the break-up ot
the Austro-Hungarlan empire aa now consti
tuted. Already Russia claims to have laid per
manent hands upon a small portion of the dual
monarchy's territory, though It may be too early
for settled accounts. Bervla la. reported to have
construed Austria's failure ot invasion and at-'
tack to Inherent weakness and prospective dis
solution, pointing to the fact that the war waa
begun with Austria's declaration against Bervla.
While that la true, Serbia's conclusions may
not logically follow. While Austria did not pro
ceed to attack Servla, and today Is said to have
not a single soldier on Servian soli. It Immedi
ately turned to Russia, with whom it la now
engaged In a death grapple. Xnd tn the end It
amounta to the same thing. If we take Austria
at its original word that lta provocation was the
Slav. Russia and Servla are one In race and
Russia aa the greater Slavic nation stepped In
to defend Servla and naturally drew the Aus
trian fire its way.
Yet there Is strong ground for believing that
never again, regardless of the war's ending, will
the Austro-Hungarlan power be what It once
was; Indeed, at this very moment it is playing
the part, more or less, of auxiliary to the Ger
mans. But when It comes to partitioning the
dual monarchy, It Is worth remembering that
more than halt the population belong to non
Germanic races and one of the points ot specu
lation In this war Is whether race or nationality
forms the stronger bond.
Ex-Candidate Berge does not take back a
word he said about the flagrant extravagance
and waste of our state government, but he sud
denly discovers that all the blame belongs on
republicans Instead ot democrats. Oh. Mr.
Berge. H'a lucky your ambition to be governor
of the great state ot Nebraska haa been disap
pointed, for you are not big enough tor the Job.
If war is ever Justifiable It Is when the
world says of It, "There was no other way
around." But what shall be said of a war the
provocation of which every participating na
tion Is busy with efforts to excuse and explain?
Americans are waiting wltn baited breath
to see whether the next big battle Is to be fought
between New York and Philadelphia or between
Uobtau aad UtUedslphla.
Dirigibles in Warfare
Jerome O. Xtansaker la fonnal of rraaklla Institute.
France developed the flrat practical dirigible", l.ut
haa until recently concentrated Ita energy chiefly
upon aeroplane, with the result that at the present
time the French army Is estimated to have between
6) and 1AW aeroplanes In eervlce. There aeropUn
are. moreover, of types thst represent the highest
development In aeroplane design. On the other hand,
Germany, realizing the menses rf thla serial force,
snd the Impoaslhility of duplicating It. has recognlxed
the pnaalbllltirs of the dirigible end given liberal sup
port to the development of the shirs of Count Zeppell i
snd Major von Parseval. Great sums hsve been Vpent
snd many lives hsve been loat. but the reward lias
already come. The German army now noeeeasee a
splendid fleet of twenty-flve slrrhlpa. representing
the highest development tn airship deelgn. At tha
same time France haa brought Its fleet of alrehlp
up t eighteen, and Germany has some 0O milltsiv
seroplsnes with a large civilian reeerve. It has he
come a race for the supremacy of the sir between
two grest powers whose capitals I'e within the radius
of action of aircraft from each other.
England haa recently Joined the race for supremacy,
and, apparently realizing that It is too late to over
take Its continental rivals by the mere multiplying
of units, has directed every effort toward the de
velopment of air craft superior In deaign to ths exist
ing types. Foreign machines havs been purchased
liberally, and an aaro-dynamle laboratory and an ex
perimental aircraft factory have been built.
The dirigible operating In clesr weather at sn alti
tude of some 5,000 feet Is fairly ssfe from gun fire
and yet not two high for a trained observer to detect
the movements of large forces on the ground, genersl
features of fortifications, number sad type of ships
In a harbor, presence or absence of bridges and rail
road tracks. Ths dirigible can stop Its motors and
float slowly above ground It Is d ex I red to observe.
The aeroplane cannot perform such service except
by circling sbovs a given area, thua reducing Its fuel
aupply and future usefulness. A dirigible, unlike an
seroplane. It fitted with wireless telegraph for both
sending and receiving mesaages, and may keep in
constant communication with its baee. Tha radius
of action in a calm ot large, rigid alrahlps may be 2,tOD
miles, and medlum-alied non-rigid ships 1.000 miles.
An seroplane cannot be depended on for more than
400 miles when an observer must be csrrled in addition
to the passenger. A dirigible can savs fuel by drift
ing with tha wind, and It Is well known that by se
lecting a suitable elevation a favorable wind can very
often be found when the wind on the ground Is contrary-
The greatest usefulness of ths dirigible will
bo at night At ths present time aeroplanes cannot
be flown at night Tha dirigible at night can travel
close to the ground without danger from gun firs
and can observe ths extent and disposition of Camps.
For purs rsoonnaissanco work . an army could use
largo rigid dirigibles for distant scouting to develop
the enemy's principal movement preceding the actunl
meeting. Due to their portability, any expeditions
Into ths Interior of an enemy's country or In ths col
onies would be beat served by nonrlgld dirigibles.
Aeroplanes would' be used for transportation of staff
officers, dispatch duty and scouting within ths limits
of ths battlefield. The asms functions at night would
be performed by the nonrlgld dirigible.
In caaa of siege, where tha enemy has possession
of a groat expanse of surrounding country, communi
cation with tha besieged forces could be had by
means of a dirigible of sufficient radius of action.
Its going and coming would bo masksd by darkness.
. The uss of dirigibles in modern wsrs will bo
greatly restricted by tha enemy's aeroplanes, which
must be supposed superior both In speed snd climbing
powor. On ths other hand, a dirigible will mount
several machine guns and, having a steady gun pi it
form, can deliver a much better directed fire than
ths aeroplane. In ths case of modern armies, where
aeroplanes may be supposed numerous and thslr pilots
ready to take risks, tha operations of dirigibles will bo
no doubt, chiefly conducted under cover of darkness
or In strateglo reconnaissance far removed from the
field of battle. A large dirigible can carry over half
a ton of bombs or torpedoes. The effect of bomlu
dropped-from eoft In no way compares with that of
shells from great guns on account of lack of penetra
tion before explosion. Ths best thst can be expected
Is a 'surface explosion and Incendiary effect The
moral offset of dropping bombs nto an enemy's camp
at night roust not be Ignored.
The large rigid type dirigible may be of eervlca
a navy whose probable adversaries have dockyards
snd naval bases within the radl'.ia of action ot such
airships. In general It may bs considered thst the
offensive power of alrahlps would have little effect
upon "armored decked battleships. Bombs and tor
pedoes will burst on the surfaoa of such docks, turret
roofs, etc., and do local damage, but probably will
not injure any vital parts. A ship Is a small target
to hit from the altitude of 1,000 feet, which la required
by day to be safe from gun firs. At night aa airship
may pass low ever a ship, but tn war time Wo man-
of-war will show lights, and, unlssa tha moon be
bright the dirigible has small chance of finding the
ahlp. It seems that tha principal function of ths
dirigible In naval warfare la to supplement the work
of scout cruisers, and that Its offensive powers would
rarely be called upon. In attempting to pasa through
watsra tn which mines have been laid a dirigible
could possibly conduct counter mining operations. A
dirigible can also give warning Of ths presence of
submarines, and, if required, could rid a passags of
these dangerous craft by launching bombs upon or
near them. For this duty the dirigible may pass at
a very low altitude, as It has little to fear from a
submarine boat unless the latter bs running on the
aurfacs. Dirigibles wilt not revolutionise naval war
fare, but may play an Important, If auxiliary, part
Jossph Ftveash, who established the Wsshlngton
Public Iedger In 1914, died Isst Tuesday, aged
years. lis retired from business some time ago.
Pedro Lascuraln. foreign minister in the Huerta
cabinet, and General Luis Hernandes of tha Mexican
federal army, havs reached New Tork with their
General Powell Clayton, for rorty years a notabls
figure at republican national conventions aa a dele
gats from Arkansas, la dead la his eighty-second year,
after an unusually picturesque career.
Colonel Martin M. Mulhall of Baltimore, former
lobbylat and field agent of the National Association
ot Manufacturers, wss married at Philadelphia last
Saturday to Miss Julia Kahn Waller of Medls.
Reading tha war newa caused Setlg lotselder to
forget he had turned on the gaa in Jason Bchlmel'a
bakery a bop In New Tork. A few minutes later ha
atruck a match, causing aa explosion which wrecked
ths place. Lot solder waa severely burned.
Major Dreyfus, the French officer, who tn 1884
waa convicted of divulging Btate secrets to a foreign
power, announces that ha has received permission to
rejoia ths army, and will receive a commission. His
son waa promoted on tha field at Charleroi for
Charles Frobman saya that play writing will be
paralysed In Europe for the next tan years and that
American dramatists will have their golden oppor
tunity. It la said also that tha plays of vice, crime.
social problems and character analysis will bs dis
carded In ths popular interest snd that war plays will
bs In demand.
By ths death of Bishop Robert McJntyre the
Methodist church tn the United States loses one of
Its ablest and moat devoted leaders. When he en
tered the ministry forty years ago he waa a brick
layer. Belf-educated, his natural gift of oratory soon
gave him a commanding influence. He waa bora to
preach and called to preach, tf aver a man was.
People and Events
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Short Ballot and Civil Service.
NEW TORK. Pept. 6-To the Editor of
The Mee: 1 have J'it before me an ed
itorial from The Bee entitled. , "A Sliort
Ballot Detail." In which you dim-uss the
desirability of confirmation of ths gov
ernor'e appointments by th senate. It
may Interest you to know that In this
In all history,
state we have ronslatenlly opposed such
confirmation, believing thst otherwise
there would be the snme sort of shifting
of responsibility which has often been so
diasstroua to good administration in the
Tour remarks on the stst civil service
also Interest us. The merit system cer
tslnly is desirable, and not the least of
Its advantages In Nebranka would be to
overcome ponslble opposition to the short
ballot. Personally, I hope that the dis
cussion of civil servlcs reform will go
hand In hand with the acrttatlon for the
short ballot. Doubtless the former could
be accnmpllKhsd by statute, and It would
be very desirable if something In this di
rection could be accomplished at the next
session of the legislature.
H. S. GLLBERTSON,
Secretary National Short Ballot Organi
A Word from Ireland.
OLDCASTIjE, Ireland. Aug. 2.-To the
Editor of The Bee: In your Utsue of
August t, a letter from Mr. McChrystsI
ssys he sent a letter to John Redmond
and the leading Irish papers on the
Irish question. No Irish paper would
publish such a lot of bombast.
My feelings are pro-German and I "be
lieve that Is due to the Individuals of
that nation, whom I met all over the
United states and your own city of
Omaha. Some think the waf was brought
on by overtures ths Carsonltes made to
the German emperor.
who Insists that
la needed for a
The Irish volunteers, national and Ul
much to make
ster are for the defense o Ireland and
not to fight the Germans or any other
people outside their own island. Irish
patriots (so called) have blethered too
much and done too little constructive
work. There are exceptions, the late Mr.
Parncll and the present John Redmond,
nothwithstandlng. Mr. MoChrystal to the
contrary. RICHARD G. ABBITT.
Down with Militarism.
TORK. Neb., Pept .-lo the Editor of
Tha Bee: I hsve been reading articles
contributed by Matt Spader, but his vic
ious attacks on England and France do
not disconcert me in the least. Certainly
no fairmlnded American believes all ths
trash censored at London and Paris and
transmitted to this country. However, no
American foolish as he may be Is going
to accept Berlin reports aa the unadul
terated truth and place the stamp of
a lie on all others.
Granting that ths British are selfish,
treaeheroua, greedy, thieving, horribly
mean. Infamous, and all else, does thst
maks Germany truthful, upright and
holy? Is she godly and saintlike simply
because shs gave as Rosecrans and sent
a few hirelings to fight us at the battle
of Trenton T Now I do not hate Ger
many, I like and esteem many ' of the
German born oitlsens here; however, I
do not believe that a country damned
with the Infamous Ideas of militarism,
war, power, cannon crasy, Is anything
Ilka ths kingdom of Heaven. Every sen
sible sanemlnded German ahould wish
for Germany's defeat .. Militarism should
take lta exit from the scope of civilisa
tion, now and forever. Tf it wins,' It means
the horrible bondage of future German
youths to the fetters of a soldier.
Futility of Arbitration.
OMAHA, Sept. . To tha Editor of The
Bee: We are hearing on all sides these
dsys ths condemnation of the European
nations for piling up armaments to butcher
one another with.' That they must ons
and all accept a share ot the responsi
bility la true though whether, under ex
isting conditions, they are so very much
to blame Is questionable.
' Big armies and navies don't ensure
peace: that has been amply proved by
recent svents. But though they may not
ensure peace, a big enough and strong
enough army or navy make a nation's
security more certain. Britain's navy
has not kept her out of the war, but, be
ing tn the war, It has kept her shores
free from foreign Invasion and protected
her trade upon the high seas. Nons of
the grumblers, who. In ths past, opposed
the Increases In the naval estimates
would dare ahow their faoes before the
public todsy. Tha. European nations,
having no faith In international peace be
ing established, have set about to pro
vide, it not peace, at least reasonable
security by the formation of strong forces
te protect themselves; with what success
the present war will show.
As long ss humsn nature Is what it is
It would seem that an arbitration court
cannot secure to this world an sverlsst
Ing peace. No matter how perfect In
human wisdom any tribunal may be. there
is no guarantee that some nation differing
from the decislou and thinking them
selves strong snough will not tske up
arma to vindicate what they consider to
bcthelr rights. AN OBSERVER.
OMAHA. Sept. .-To the Editor of The
Bee: If the boards ot health tn the
ITnltarf Statea would utilise the time and
efforts they era putting on "compulsory
vaccination toward something 01 a
uner or mere sanitary nature their real
services to their respective communities
would undobutedly amount to more.
People today should be Intelligent
nmiih to decide each for himself such
medical questions, snd not be denied the
privilege. Personally, I was torcioiy
va.inatd with the result of losing one
school year. I suffered all this time and
carried mv arm In a sling. My sister
vscclnsted at a different time, was sveu
more serious and It waa feared her arm
would havs to bo amputated. Her arm
has never boon normal alnca. I know
two persons who havs lost their arm
These may be extreme cases, yet they
occur somewhere constantly. Is It right
for even a few to pay thus heavily for
"compulsory vaccination r A. a. si.
Tbi Barttartasa sf War.
BTERXINO, Okl., Bept. I To tha Edl
tor of The Bee: Judging from ths
American press or editorials as to the
outrages being perpetrated by tha Ger
man soldiery la this European war, prea
snt generations may conclude that tha
aoldlers sre barbsrisns. Now
GRINS A5D GROAJTS.
"Can you tell me which clsss of people
lives the Jonsest?" .
"Why, centenarians. I believe. Boston
K nicker Does Jones admit he Is his
brother's kreper? ,, . .
Bo. ker-Yee. but he isn t willing to si
mit thst his brother Is his keeper. New
1 ork Sun
"Fhall I pump up the tires, sir?"
"Walt until we get Into the country.
Jacques. I heard a doctor my that the
air sround here is very impure. Louis
"They say thst truth Is stranger thsn
' I don't know. This Europer." wsr
seems more Improbable thsn any dime
ncvel I ever read." Kansas City Journal.
Caller-Verv. very sad case what was
the cause of such a mental wrec7
Koerer-Hhe wrote 10 Rood scenarios tor
the moving picture enmpanv and tney
finally accepted one. The shock waa so
ereat thst she had a mental collapse
New York 8un.
"I don't see why they appointed old
Phlscal to that position on the reserve
Veil, you must edmlt thst he s a fi
nancial expert." .. . . M
es. that s Just It. I can't stand to
have financial experts sround when x
have money in my peckct. Lire.
"What do you consider the greatest
schlevement of science?"
"Well." replied Mr. Dustln Ptax, "after
a careful studv of values of all klndo.
"T must say thst the scientists who
started radium at a million dollars an
ounce anl then managed to hold the Price
up deserve crtdtt for sonsidersble
achievement." Washington Star.
for their edtflcstlon let ins stste a few
things that occurred during our Civil war
as It Is misnamed In which I, ss a com
mon soldier took part, not voluntarily,
but by orders of thos-s In higher com
msnd There sre some pages in our his
tory we would like to tear out, like the
massacre at Ft. Pillow, the Inhuman
treatment of those In southern rrlson
pens, the draft riot In New Tork City
when the mob burned down a colored or
snd hung negroes on the
the burning of Atlanta In
which I took psrt when we cut off all
rommun'cation by destroying the tele
graph, tore up the railroads snd plllsged
the country clesr through to ths sea
coart. applying the torch to everything
In ojr way even the timber.
regardless of nationali
ties, many outrages are committed by the
so-called clvlllxed nations, Russia not In
cluded. England tied prisoners to the
mouth of the cannon and blowcd them
up during the Sepoy mutiny In India. Re
call the Inhuman treatment of the Cu
bans by the Spalnards In Cuba, the water
cure and other atrocities committee in the
Phllllppine islands by our soldiers, wit
nessed by my own son who was present
Do we live above criticism? I should
American csn have such a
strong sntlpsth.y against the Germans .1
cannot understand for they have helped
to make this country what It Is todsy,
especially Nebraska. I am a German-
I cannot help but express
for that country.
W. F. TRILOFF.
Affairs at Home
" 'Then took the generous host
A basket filled with roses. Every guest
Cried, 'Give me roses!" and he thua ad
His words to all: 'He who exalts thsm
In song, ha only ahall the roses wear.'
Then sang a guest: 'The rose's cheeks
It crowns the purple bowl, and n one
If the rose colors It. or It the rose.'
And sang -another: 'Crimson la Its hue.
And on Its brcsst the morning's crystal
Is chsnsed to rubles. Then a third re
plied: 'It blushes In the sun's enamored eight.
As a young virgin on her wedding night.
When from her face the bridegroom lifts
When all had sung their songs, I. Hassan,
The rose.' I sang. 'Is either red or pale.
Like maidens whom the flame of passion
And love or Jealousy controls, by ranis.
Its buds sre lips preparing for a kiss;
Its open flowers are like the blush of bliss
On lovers' cheeks; the thorns Ita armor
And In Its center shines a golden star.
As on a favorite's cheek a sequin glows:
And thus the garden's favorite is the
rose.' " -BAYARD TATLOR,
Press: It takes a pri
to bring out how many
are who don't care about
News: And in the mean
time It won't hurt business any for con
gress to decide finally what Is to be done
In regard to those anti-trust bills.
Star. The western man
alum is all the cure that
snske bite Is not doing
Transcript: By docking ab
sentees 21 a day Uncle Bam would be a
big winner, for there are few congressmen
whose services are worth all that money.
Republic: Foreign criticism
of our paid legislatures la refuted again
by the alacrity with which our statesmen
hustle back to Washington when some
body threatens to stop their salaries.
SEPTEMBER 7-11, 1914
REGULAR TRAINS -From Omaha daily at
6:40 A. M. 8:20 A M.- 9:15 A. M. 1:10 P. M. :10
P. M. 7:25 P. M. 11:55 P.M.
SPECIAL TRAIN TUESDAY AND WED-
VESDAV From Omaha at 8 A. M.; from South Omaha
at 8:15 A. M.; returning from Lincoln depot at 10 P. M.
"OMAHA AND SOUTH OMAHA DAY"
THURSDAY 8Pec,al trains from Omaha at 8 A. M.
and 9 A. M.; from South Omaha. 8:15
A. M. and 9:15 A. M.; returning specials will leave Lin
coln depot at 7 P. M. and 10 P. M.
REGULAR TRAINS From Lincoln daily at
6:20 A. M., 7:50 A. M., 10:45 A. M 1:50 P. M., 4:80
P. M 6 P. M. Will not stop opposite Fair Grounds.
SPECIAL TRAIN TUESDAY AND WED-
XESDAY from Lincoln depot at 10 P. M.
SPECIAL TRAINS THURSDAY FROM LIN
COLN DEPOT at 7 P. M. and 10 P. M. Eastbound train
will not Btop opposite fair grounds. . . .
ON TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY,
SHUTTLE TRAINS EVERY FEW MINUTES BETWEEN
BURLINGTON STATION AND FAIR GROUNDS. ROUND
TRIP TICKETS ON SALE AT THE GATES TO THESE
TRAINS. FARE, ROUND TRIP, 10 CENTS; ONE WAY, 5
ALL WESTBOUND REGULAR AND SPECIAL TRAINS
FROM OMAHA FROM 8 A. M., UP TO AND INCLUDING
THE 1:10 P. M. TRAIN, WILL STOP AT FAIR GROUNDS;
EAST BOUND TRAINS FROM LINCOLN WILL NOT STOP
AT FAIR GROUNDS AND SHOULD BE TAKEN AT LIN.
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and Resorts of
Atlantic Coast and New England
Direct or via Washington te Seashore Res arte
. and New York. Diverse Routes te New
York aad Boston incloduig oa way through
Canada if desired; All -Kail and Rail and
Steamer! Co One Route Return Another,
liserat Stopovers Long Rstura Limit.
KEDUCBD FAKB ROVSOTKIP TICKETS
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Sold Daily Until September 30th, Inclusive
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