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we, tlna Uh uay of November, lint. '
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Subscribers leafing the city temporarily . '
should have Tb Re mailed to them. .Ad
dress will I rbaimrd an often mn rcfiueatcx.
Getting closer to the danger lme, Mr. Turkey!
Yea, and a safe and sane Thanksgiving.- too!
. An exchange apeak of "the nodal vagrant."
They are all that, all right. '
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The theater of ' war U the onlyshow house
that Tuns exclusively to tragedy. '
It la an acid teat of the Houston Post's de
mocracy to bold onto 'Tne New Freedom."
The line of demarcation between economy
and parsimony Is plain enough to any clear eye
Still, the foot ball gridiron Is doing tolerably
well In contributing to' the lists of dead and
Of course, we cannot help but feel happy
that those Turkish . bullets were fired In love
and not hate.
That settles it no crooked lawyers can be
discovered In Omaha, for the lawyers them
selves say so. '
The Chrlstnas ship was welt loaded, and also
well timed to carry Its gifts to their destination
on Santa Clans' schedule.
The eastern foot ball teams seem to maintain
tfielr supremacy oyer a!) western corners by care
fully avoiding meeting up with them. ' ' ' -
The new king of Albania la aa'd, to have a
"ten-day clause" In bis contract. Maybe ita
omission explains . why George Fred Williams
fanned out. v
It "Mel" succeeds In steering his new paper
safely between Scylla and Charybdis of Nebraska
democratic factions, all the political pilots, will
declaim him a wizard. . '
4 ' A North Carolina man hag Just died whd held
an elective office continuously for sixty-four
s years. Officeholders everywhere will take
notice and be duly encouraged.
The defeated candidates on the republican
state ticket know what beat them, and. they
know also It was not the votes thrown away on
, the third party progressives that did It.
It seams that tha wat" Oermans are pounding
the stuffing- out of tha "dry" Russians. llouaton
I'oat. , ..,.'.'. . ,..'.
Not according to .-the. spirited reports from
' Petrograd'.' '' ' "' ' ' T ' ' ' 1
The short ballot organization is figuring on
an ocular exhibit at the San Francisco exnosl-
tlon. It's a cinch that our Omaha eight and
one-half-foot ballot will have the place of honor
among the horrible examples.
Incidentally, why do ws have coroners? Loa
The Lee in Us contention that the office of
coroner la obselete has found no one ready to de
fend it as either useful or necessary to the com
According to Mr. Bryan's Commoner, the re
election of Congressman Dan V. Stephens from
the Third Nebraska district by a largely in-crt-ased
majority "Is a distinct endorsement of
the principle of electing postmasters at primary
elections." Mr. Stephens has been letting the
patrons of the postofflce choose between differ
ent democratic candidates for appointment, thus
relieving himself of the responsibility for
blighted expectations, but by no means getting
away from outspoken criticism by advocates of
the old spoils system. If Mr. Bryan Is correct In
attributing the Stephens majority to the post
office primary, of course, e shall rtoc all the
other democratic congressmen rushing to adopt
a scheme eo certain to keep them ssfely con
nected up with their ow n Jobs In congress. Nay,
we would even be surprised If the democrats did
not at once enact a law making the choice of
postmasters by primary election compulsory,
and thus Insuring democratic control of congress
in perpetuity. And If good for postmasters,
why not equally good for cabinet officers, am
bassadors, consuls general. Internal nevenue col
lectors and United States marshals? We fear,
however, that the majority of the democratic
law-makers will not be sj quick to accept Mr.
'. Eradicating: the Foot Ball Cancer.
,"It Is time to eradicate the foot ball cancer,"
shouts the Pall Mall Gasette, deploring the fact
that not a single man was recruited (for the
British army) at Iondon's principal foot ball
game, attended by at least lB.OOO.'"
Think of It the sturdy youth of the land so
Intent on-the brisk business of foot ball that
they have no time for the entertaining diversion
Of sr! Have we come to such a pass 1n this
twentieth century of superb civilization? The
whole London press emits the same beseeching
wall. Such a travesty Is a terrible reminder of
the fact that the business of a very large portion
of civilization today Is war the most grim,
hideous, murderous war of al history.
The only measurable consolation comes from
such view as 'hat expressed by Prof. Munster-
A victorious war may bring- a nation's complete
regeneration; tha moral energies awake: vice la re
pressed; Ufa (a ' protected; education flourishes;
y:!-ne Spreeds; science rebuilds the land; pros
perity grown; temperance and self-dlsclpllna prevail;
family Ufa can expand in tha new abundance For
every boy who dlea a acors of men will find tha
monna of wealth and happlnrsa. Nobody dies at
Thermopylae without giving Ufa to hundreds.
And yet, while patriots must go when country
calls, are we ready to say that these things will
come better through war than through foot ball.
Our American ambassador cables the State
department that Press Correspondent Corey
never bad been detained In any way by the
English police." What a shame to spoil a good
story so cruelly. ' . - .
. AT, ft
Tha grand ratifying dnmonstiation of the Omaha
democracy postponed from last (Saturday on account
of Inclement weather was finally pulled off-with fire
works and booming of cannon. After tha parade broKa
up the bands aerena-ied a number of prominent dem
ocrats. Inducing Ir. Miller. Jamea Crelghtcn, John
rrelxhton. W. K. Uoyd and W. II. IJama.
Uheara. Harkel tiwobe have completed negotiations
by which they become aole owners of the Millard
hotel propwty. Tbey had previously been leaatpg
from the rurpuratlon which had built the, botel.
uenrrmi t. i. iiuwara leciurea on Egypt" a
Jloyd'a lor tha benefit of the Womea'e Christian a
An Interacting lecture on "Hints on Conversation'
wai delivered last night at the Young Women'
Christian: association roorna by Mls Emroa McAuy
of Cincinnati. ,
Mrs. C. K. Ktley of Camp. Clark., In tha BlaiH
; Hills country; U vUltlng her father, Mr.' lorsey it,
Jtuuck. on Bhernuui aenue.
11. J. Gstrora has been appulnted by the mayor
special poUceiuaa at th Omaha passenger and freight
Mrs. W. W. Rhodes, the soprano at the First Pres
byterian church, la to slug la concert at Plattsmoutb
Systematic Bible Teaching;.
According to the news columns of a relig
ious Journal, every. Sunday school of a certain
Protestant denomination in Iowa Is being vis
ited this autumn by five teams of two men each
to explain the "Iowa plan of unification of
church educational work." The plan has been
carefully worked out with the aid and approval
of the higher church boards, and Is being pre
sented to the Sabbath schools in a detailed man
ner to enlist thorough co-operation.
In this same Journal we note something to
the effect that many otherwise apprehensive
folk have been gratified at the position taken
by the Aew. superintendent of public schools la
Detroit (an ardent churchman), on the matter
of the Bible In the schools. Ho Is opposed- to
It, giving as his chief reason that It would cre
ate bad feelings, "because people are not of one
mind on religious beliefs," .
.How about the "Iowa plan," or one like It,
as a wise one for general adoption T So long as
the peculiar resources for biblical Instruction,
such' as are found In the church, Sabbath school,
religious day Institutions and last, but never
least, the home so long aa these resources are
nowhere near exhausted, It Is fatuous and fu
tile, leaving out other considerations, for any
one to argue for the Bible In the public schools
as a lant means of getting It taught. From all
appearances, not only these churches In Iowa,
but churches In Nebraska and most other states
In the land at large, are exerting a more sys
tematic effort at proper Bible Instruction. And
we venture to believe that this Is one of the big
reasons for the more rational attitude steadily
shown toward the old question of the Bible in
the public schools.
Nowhere more than In the realm of relig
ious activity Is this popularly-urged principle
of "economy and efficiency," which generally
takes the form of specialization, showing Itself
today to greater advantage. And where It cen
ters In plans of larger Bible knowledge, first
among the young. It seems to set on the surest
Altogether Separate and Distinct
A deliberate effort seems to be making In cer
tain quarters to conuse and connect the ahort
ballot movement In Nebraska and the proposal
for a constitutional convention. These two pro
jects are altogether separate and distinct, many
of the advocates of each being opposed to the
other. True, the short ballot might be brought
about through a constitutional convention, but a
convention Is not at all necessary to this purpose,
being, In fact, more likely to complicate It.
Let It be remembered and repeated that to
get the short ballot only two or three sections of
the constitution need to be changed, the rest of
it being quite within reach by means of statutory
enactments. A legislature that would set the
machinery In motion would, It is true, expedite
the movement greatly, but It is not dependent '-n
the favor of a legislature, for both the constltu
tlonal amendments and the statutory alterations
could be proposed and submitted by the Initiative
with a little more trouble, but Just as speedy re
sults certainly, more speedy than , by the con
stitutlonal convention route. ,
War in Dollars and Cents
Tvee Owyot la Ifovember Dverybody's.
II I. outre Heaaltlnft from niruMi t io.
This Is nn elemer.t equally Important In tha toet
of war. It must be rem mberrrt that for the entire
lnirth of the conflict. .n.0 nvn are taken away
from their usual occupations. What is the value of
If we compare the two industrial censuaea of
France and Germany, we find the active population
Men j:ti.rr.o im.o.om
Totals iO.iJo.OV 28.1.'r)
Most of tl.n military author who have studied the
economic capacity of nations to sustain war, havo
soucht to prove that those, who have the larger agri
cultural population are In better condition .than the
We find that agriculture comprises in France 43
per cent of the entire population, and In Germany i4H
per cent. Therefore the war will be more deeply felt
by the active population of Germany than by that of
It, must be noted that war dots not take all the
men of the active population. If we accept Captain
Ilenk's figures as eiact. the. soldiers In a state of
war represent 23- per cent for France and 10 per cent
for Germany of the active population. Nevertheless.
It la tha strongest who are taken, and their presence
In tha army means an empty place In the field anil
factories, and thereby Is production Impeded.
We do not poseess In France nor In Germany a
census allowing ua to establish the value of the yearly
production of each of those two countriee. The best
estimate for the amount of salaries distributed annually
In France would be $4.000.000,noo. It la evident that nit
salaries are not atopped. Yet It would not be rash to
estimate the real loss of salaries at tl.Ort,ftVW0.
The active population of Germany Is M per cent
higher than that of France. The loss of salaries .'or
that country therefore would be $:,0uo,ono,noi.
We may estimate that salaries represent on an
average GO per cent of the value of production, and
the cost rf services sucb as transportation, etc. Mjc
months' warfare would therefore represent a loss of
M.OOP.ooo.ftOO for France and i3,28O,0i.OO( for Germnny.
The United Kingdom will be less affected tlni'i
Franco and Germany. According" to. the census of
production, persona employed In agriculture and In
dustry total 8, SOS, 000. The value of production of each
person Is estimated at folO. Lord Kitchener intends
to put on foot an army of 700,000 men. - For a service
of only six months, therefore. It represents an in
dustrial loss of tlT8.50O.00O.
The working value of the Russian la much lower;
But the Russian army will number at least 4.000,0un
soldiers. Estimating their productive value at about
half that of tha Frenchman or the German, 4.000,M-
men during six months will entail a lima of lW.O0O.00o.
Belgium is prodigiously . active. The productive
value of Ita work must be eyaul to the English. Ac
cording to the census of 1896, its Industrial population
numbered 1,130,000. Since then Its population has In
creased and production haa received an enormous de
velopment. Therefore, a conservative estimate will
place' Belgium's loss on Industrial production at $2S8,
000.000. In these values I apeak neither of Servla nor of
Japan. We may conclude, therefore, that the value
of lost production Is:
France $3,000 one, in
Great Britain ITM.O'O.OnO
Belgium i !S8,0O0,00l
III Loaaee of Hainan Capital.
Man la a capital whose Value has been moat vari
ously estimated. In goneal. he haa been attributed
a value Inferior to that ha really possesses. The cele
brated actuary, M. Barrlol, gives the following flgurc.i:
Vnlted Rtatea '. , ,...$4.7an
Great Britain 4, HO
German empire , , 3,!W
Huaala In Europe t... , z.ikj
How much human capital will the. war devour?
According to the worka of army doctors, a con-
evatlve estimate of tha proportion of losses to the
number of combatants would be 10 per' cent.- If we
divide this proportionately to the numbers - of the
armies and the value of the men, we should find: ' '
Men I-ont. Value In Dollars
Workmen s compensation laws have a two
fold purpose to compensate the victims of In
dustrlal accidents and to prevent or reduce the
number of accidents, and similarly the number
of victims. When we come to measure results of
our Nebraska law, it will have to be subjected to
both these tests.
The British . Parliament " la discussing ways
and means for the contingency Vf a German In
vaalon, but the German Reichstag Is wasting
little time over the question of a British Invasion.
Secretary Daniels is bothered about the best
way to spell dreadnought. Never mind the spell
For Great Britain
Kussla in Europe
I do not oount the depreciation for men who die
of Illness In tha hospitals. In 1870 the figure for Ger
mans admitted for Illness Into hospitals was 380.000; In
Manchuria the figure for Japaneso was 54.000.
By antiseptic, methods wounded men are new cure-
who were formerly lost Undoubtedly a certain num
ber of men cured of their wounds will be as valid as
before. Others, on the contrary, will feel the effecta
II their Uvea. They will havo contracted Infirmities
which will have lessened their productive power. How
ever. I will not attempt to number this los of human
capital, which must nevertheless be added to that of
The various calculations mad above, therefore,
give the following totals for six months' warfare:
Cost price of military operations ...$.400000,000
value ot tne iosi proauction 7,tw,0O0.0oo
Value of lost human capital .' 3,678,000,000
Total ...J $16,964,000,000
(Coaoladea from Teeterday.)
Twice Told Tales
Ha had plastered his touched-up hair down over
Ills bald spot, and he had assumed the sort of smile
that hla female friends called "childish" when he was
in college. Hla shoes were ahlncd, and so was nia
noae. And then he called on the young woman.
"My object In calling on you thla evening. Ger
trude," he began, and then ha coughed and added In
a trembling voloe, "I may call you, Gertrude, may I
"Sure you can," answered the young girl. "I allow
all of papa's elderly friends to call me Gertrude. The
oldest of them eVen call me Gert. You may say Gert'
if you wish. What was It you wanted to talk about T"
He coughed strain and then talked about bow much
warmer It waa In tba summer of 1870. Cleveland
The liarlt- Problem.
OMAHA, Nov. 21. To the Editor of The
Bee: Aa a visitor end reader of rour
paper, t note your editor lal on the chRrlty
problem, and sueg.st that you write to
the mayor. Charles K. Taylor, and Mur
av Aurirbaih. aecret.trr of the United
Charities, of my native city. Little Rock.
Ark. 'I am sure lhy will give you their
plan ot handling Hie charity problem,
whlrh haa proven a si eat success, and
could be ariopll here or In any live and
progreaaive city aa jours seems to be.
II AKIIV 11. KDWARP8.
Control tf ehraaka Water Powers.
OMAHA. Nov. 24. To the Editor of
The Bee: A noted American said recently
In a public address: "It this nation Is to
avoid disaster, we must recognise the
probable effect of present-day political
tendencies upon business, upon property
and upon property rights, and upon the
course of industrial and commercial de
velopment. It la Important to the futute
of business that we now have a back
ground of sound and well-informed pub
lic opinion against which any new legis
lation which we need and are certainly
going to have, may atand out and be
Water powers will never bo developed
If hampered by unreasonable restrictions,
because they need rather encourage
ment, posnibly every public assistance.
Thus, any regulations ahould bo formu
lated by experienced and unbiased men;
others can't get practical results by
merely theorising and wishing. Rome of
these projects would ray possibly 20 per
cent on the Investment; but won't and
should not promise 80 per cent or 100 per
cent, although that Is what many local
Investors seem to be used to In the way
of promises, and, accordingly, they re
fuse to become Interested In legitimate
water power. No reputable project of
this kind has ever paid more than a lib
eral return upon the Investment, but, on
the other hand. It la sure to pay a reason
able return when properly planned and
The eastern investors have had ample
experience and now have confidence In
aiicn projects, but not so In Nebraska.
It seems that every locality must have
Its own experience, and so while the In
vestment Is Just as sure and almost aa
productive here as elsewhere, a seemingly
unreasonable effort Is necessary to In
terest investors in the first notable
project, and other means of some kind
may also be required.
Regulation and control of rates In re
turn for water rights and other assist
ance may be all right and warranted by
the public benefits which are bound to
result. A state law might provide for
leasing all rights for a reasonable per
centage of the receipts, and also provide
. for a rental payment to start within a
certain period after granting the right,
whether it waa developed or not; this
would prevent holding, a grant for spec
ulation. Then tie law might further
provide for the purchase of the plnnt
upon a fair valuation, plus a percentage,
which would leave sufficient inducement
for capital to Invest and develop.
But public ownership and development
of any kind for water power Is not prac
ticable. There aro pronamy oniy two
towna In the state which have tried to
construct such plants and their efforts
have both ended disastrously. Competent
engineering services cannot be obtained
upon the usual basis of' competition,
which Is generally observed . by ' public
officials, the Necessary investment is apt
to be much greater than for other types
of plants, and for practical reasons the
development must be made upon the
basis ot supply rather, than demand.
Thla dnea not work out well with lim
ited bond Issues and publrc officials are
never aggressive and experiences enougn
to make efficient salesmen and develop
the essential market for the plant's ca
pacityin fact, tha various rates which
must be adopted In order to develop new
industries to utilise the full capacity of
the plant are not consistent wtlh a pub
licly operated enterprise. And yet. tr tne
output is not sold upon a twenty-four
hour nee dav basis tho proper ad
vantage) 'of low rates to the consumers
and satisfactory returna to the.ownera
cannot be maintained, remembering all
the while that the water which flows
over tho dam Is like oratory It makes a
lot of noise but does no work, and the
Investment and operating coat Is Just
as much whether the plant runs at 0
per cent or W per cent capacity.
Many may be misled by those, who.
for political advantage, or through lack
of adequate Information, make colored
but plausible statements, which may be
partially correct theoretically, but which
are practically worthy of no eerlous con
sideration. Then, again, there Is a restricted
market for municipal electrtcjight bonds
now, because such plants are often a
scrap pile before the bonds have half
History and the conditions already re
ferred to ahow pretty conclusively that
the original development will not be suc
cessfully mad aa a public project and
that private capital must have more
satisfactory Inducements than' now exist
If these great natural resources, which
are still going- to waste, are to be utilised
for the general Industrial development of
the state and the direct revenues which
will accrue. A. C. AREND.
JOLUES FROM JUDGE.
A Dlfirrewt Swlrit.
Bishop Theodore 8. Henderson said at a dinner In
"The kaiser speaks of "God. our old ally.' The
csar calls on the "God of our fatherland.' The presi
dent of Franc speaks of God aa tba God of all the
French.' The aged Frans Josef haa it. "God. our de
fense and bulwark.' Kins George's God la the Ood
t our race and King Alberta la 'our right arm, God.'
"All tlila la very well, but ooesn't II savor a 1 1
tle, perhaps, of eelf-rlarhteouaneea?
Lincoln engaged In war In a different spirit At
the height of the civil war Lincoln waa asked:
" 'Ar you sure God la on our side?
" l don't know,' IJncoln answered. 'I haven't
thought about that What I'm anxious to find out Is
whether we are oa God's side.' "Washington 6tar.
People and Events
A vast amount of partisan war trash offered to
Americans for consumption serves to ahow that the
croj of wasteful apcadora. Is) iBOxhausUbl.
Not the least of the advantage of doing youi
Chrtslmaa shopping early la that It gives ample time
In which, La xcbang the good If you change your
HeUU the French publisher who broiujht out all
of Julr Verne's works, la dead In Parta. H bad
Vem under a life contract at 11.000 a year and mad
millions out of bis r.terpri in staalug sua unknown
T' demanded the
"What do you mean
Woman watcher at the
nat s wrong
"I hear you have en throwing out the
ballots of women."
We have not We did throw cut s
recipe for si"ni!e enko a package of pow
der pnpers and a couple ol love letters."
Wise Fsther Remamter. my son. thst
there are tnnny things which you cannot
buv with money.
Sophisticated Son Yes. 1 know; but the
strcs ,'on t keep them.
"What I csn't understand about Billy
WlgRlca Is why, with guch a st lenili I.
n.anly man for a father. Hll'y should lie
so effeminate." said Iubhlelh.
"Why, It's simple enough." enld Slath
ers. "His mother was a woman."
"Oh. what haa become of Cholly?" he
"I wonrWr tAhfie h can It-;"
She answered, "Onlay carried him home
As a souvenir spoon, you see."
.lons Ym, I met the widow, anil I
fell for her.
Joker Did you break anvthlni when
Jones Yes: every "bono in mv pocket-book.
and pencil. "May t count on you to save
our appendix for me?"
,H,slrVl yoa ever notice that In
times of war' tnere la always a lot ot
counterfeit money In circulation?
Pohha Yf-e. I gi-.ess it s iased by th
'Young num. whnt profession do vo"
xpect to follow when you crow up?"
"I'm coins to be a doctor." answered
the young inon. taking out a notebook
It seem 'twas only yeterlay (
Hut 'tis lotiKcr hy computing
That tlx Teutons were a-rurhln'
From the Russians who were tootin";
And behold, tod-iv, the bra-lline reads
lus' be true beyond discussion)
That the Teutons are a-tootln'
'I'ause the K.iasians are a rushln'.
Mar Turkey, sho' am stepping high.
Ilea plum fergot who ntn 'e;
Else wbv bus be the nerve to take
A peck at 1'ncle Sammy?'
Rut lnc!e in is kecpln' cam.
Mo ham t scnn-ely boasted.
For we: he knows the dny Is mir
When Mar Turkey will he'-roasted.
How could the Cap of the Tonmssee,
Who fi'd those Miots, If the day was
But however that was, this week Uncle
Will set sathfar-tion out of Turkey.
And shouldn't we all be thankful
In this .-uoeful land to be,
Whn over the seas those yelping Dogs
Of War have trot Peace up a trte?
Omaha. -BAYOLL NE TRRLE5.
PUtaburgh Plspatch: "All I got was
rheumatism and I hope never to see a
'bloody battle again." waa the comment
f one FjiglisU soldier invalided home.
Dying for one's country Is one thing,
but' getting rheumatism for It la some
thing else again,
Baltimore American: Tha Red Cross
haa collected a bushel and a half of
money for the sufferers in the. European
war. This Is the best crop ht the season,
and with such results It Is recommended
to plant more seeds of charity and pity
to Increase the harvest.
Washington Etar: Heating swords Into
plowshares Is rendered peculiarly appro
priate by the fart that a sword bears
about the same relation to modern war-
far that a plowshare doea to up-to-date
agriculture. Both have bee replaced by
machinery designed for operation on a
Buffalo Express: It Is said that Tur
key ewes (jOO.000,000 to French Investors,
and to England her debt is ala very
large. No wonder the allies hesitated to
make war on her. When the Ottoman
Empire la drive from European soil It
will be Interesting to se bow this debt
question will be treated. Evidently the
losses ar going to be : tremendous sad
trreparabl. If th aultaa'a government
14 not already bankrupt th present war
will soak It so.
! 36c anderbilt 3)of cf
tjTiirtif5ouHf JZreet past at $ark Cififonuc
An Ideal Hotel with an Ideal Situation
WALTON H. MARSHALL, Manager
SHIELD or QUALITY"
25c "Reflex" brand, Jf now ISc
35c "Welco" brand, " now 25c
Constant research and endeavor make Welsbach
and Reflex Mantles better every year. They
burn brightest, last longest, use least gas, and
give a quality of light most healthful and pleasing
to the eye. Now that their prices are lower
than ever, there is no excuse for using inferior,
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WELSBACH COMPANY Sl '
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I When you Inozef Gas Lighfint you Prefer it I
ock Springs oaS
Mined by the Original Producers, Sold by tho Following Dealers
People Coal Co.
I'ntun Fuel Co.
Updike Lumber & Coal Co.
Yet Omaha Coal & Ice Co.
Dworak Wrecking Co,
Havens Coal Co.
Nebraska Fuel Co.
Jeff W. Bedford
Harmon & Weeth
Howell & Son
C. W. Hull Co.
C. K. Joluisou
Keys Lumber & Coal Co.
Lucas Coal Company
CARDOI. COAL & SUPPLY COMPANY
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BEST REACHED BTTHI MACNJHCIXT TRAIN
SERVICE OF THE
Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Through electric-lighted drawing-room alecpar from St. Leads
to Jacksonville. Unsurpassed a la cart dining ear sarric. Round
trip tick on til daily at low far. Greater Tariety of rout
thaa any othar liaat divert routes if dsoired.
Attractive tour to th beautiful Gulf Coast resorts, Panama,
Cuba and Jamaica,
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For full particulars, illustrated booklets, sleeper
reservation, etc. aildreaa,
GEO. EL HERRING, D. P. A.
312 N. Sth Street
ST. LOUIS, tax.
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