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Thought for the Day
5cfaf by Edith Partridge
There are loyal heartt, there art tpiritt brave,
There art tolet that art pure and trite:
Tken give to the world the beet you have.
And (he beet ehall come back to ycm.
MadeAne Bridget.
The bas ball fan mar aa well begin to un-
Cheer up! The country U safe!
ta smiling-
Wall atrcet
Considering lta opportunities, that legisla
ture could have done a great deal more damage
Another sign of spring the reappearance of
the base ball score board in its familiar haunt.
The federal court of Indiana strikes a blow
for honest elertions that will be felt from sett
to sea.
Our graft-greedy sheriff will not lose any
thing on a 3-cent allowance for Jail feeding,
but it's tough on his lawyer-lobbyist partner,
Terr Hants politicians, smarting under tha
federal lash, no doubt can out-lament any Ne-
braskan on the "encroachments of federal
If that many ballots were east Id our recent
elimination election, then comparatively few of
them were marked for a lull Mat of seven can
Now let our nonpartisan Water board es
tablish a rule barring political activities by sal-
tried employes, and then see to It that the rule
Is enforced.
It Is not generally known that South Omaha
haa a paid School board, which after merger will
give way to an unpaid board, anl we hope with
out deterioration of the service-
8U1), if the voters really want to retain the
services of those self-sacrificing county officers,
they can re-elect them at the proper time with
out the aid or consent of any legislature on
Maintaining the dignity of public office with
out a publlo limousine Is painfully difficult. An
officeholder without a gas wagon at call la In
danger of becoming an object of suspicion or
Can Gorgas Do It?
The proposal of the Rockefeller Foundation
to send General (lorgas to stem the scourse of
typhus fever, now devastating Serbia, and clean
tip the country in a sanitary way, comprehends
the mightier! task ever net for man. It Is an en
terprise compared to which the job of ridding
the Canal Kone of yellow fever and similar
dlsesses was a holiday.
On the Isthmus General Gorgas had the a'
tlve assistance and hearty co-operation of a
highly organized military force, sod an intelli
gent civil government. In Serbia he would have
neither. However willing the authorities may
be to assist him, or anyone else in the under
taking, It is impossible at present. The Serblau
military authorities have all they can attend to
with the armies 1n (he field, while the civil gov
ernment does not exist, so far as it might be
useful in such a huge enterprise as ridding the
country of the plague.
Conditions in Serbia are most appalling, and
are growing worse; adjacent territory Is Ihrea'
ened, and will undoubtedly be Invaded by tlie
scourge, unless checked. Science can check the
spread of typhus or similar fevers, but to do so
must have assistance. If this can be had, Oor
gas is the man for the undertaking. His genius
for organization, his fearlessness and bis fa
miliarity with sanitary work make him mot
available for the succor of Serbia.
Again has cultured Europe turned to
America to a work for humanity, which can not
be done by the civilized nations of that conti
nent, because they are engaged 'n the most, stu
pendous of human conflicts. The longer the war
lasts, the brighter glows the record of tha
United Ststes.
Entertaining- Company.
"Our hospitable shores" has ever been a
prime favorjte n figurative utterance for poet
and orator, and It may now be expanded slightly
by adding "and harbors," for the seaports of
the United States are entertaining distinguished
company these days- Another German sea rover
has just put Into a nook of shelter over which
waves the Stars and Stripes, and will probably
remain there till after the war is over. It will
be welcome, as are the other ships that have
taken similar refuge. Uncle Sam has plenty of
room la his harbors for all the navies of the
world, and will gladly give them all anchorage,
if they will only come In and behave.
Incidentally, there's a further touch of Ger
man humor In the story of the Kronprlns Wil
helm. Overtaking a British cruiser devoid pf
ammunition, th Germans transferred Us most
effective artillery to their own ship, mounted
them, sank the Britisher, d sailed away on a
cruise of eight months, finally destroying seven
millions of property for the glory of war.
J !.J JB
Launching a Presidential Boom.
Democratic prophets are busily engaged Just
now In working out plans for properly putting
the second term candidacy of Wood row Wilson
before the publlo. How to launch the boon
without giving it the appearance of being a po
litical move is the problem they are seeking to
solve. One of the proposals Is that Mr. Wilson
make a (rip and deliver a few speeches, not for
campaign purposes; far be It from that, but Just
aa a sort of visit with the folks, and to tell them
pf the many noteworthy feats i accomplished b?
Ills administration- This' ma? fool the demo
crats, bunot the public. If the president Is no
more successful In his promised addresses than
he was at Indianapolis, he would better stay at
As a matter of fact, the cabinet officers are
and have been busy on press-agent tours for the
administration for months, each vtelng with the
other In sounding the praises of the president
and his party. All of this explanation and ad
juration seems to suggest that the "spontaneity"
of the eall for Mr- Wilson's second term candi
dacy takes a great deal of Inflation. This Is es
pecially true when the renominatlon is a fore
gone conclusion.
.It wouldn't be a bad plan for the presideut
to get out and mingle with his fellow country
men. No other occupant of the White house iu
many years, not even G rover Cleveland, has held
himself so entirely aloof from the people. A
"swing aroupd the circle" might not help hU
chances politically to any great degree, but it
would do him ne harm to get a little more first
hand knowledge of the geography of the United
States. ,
Aimed at Omaha
Tekajnah Herald: riovernor Morchaad haa signed
tha bill whlrh annexe the aiirrouadlna towna to
Omaha. Consolidation (a now an acrompllshad fact
and is bent for all concerned Tlielr Intereau wera but
ona and now they can work In harmony. Omaha
now baa over 20n,m population, a bis. buay, hustliti
western city, of which all Netraka la proud and
should continually aid In every poealWe way.
Fremont While the conaolldatlon of it
uburlja with Oman la to be submitted to a vote of
all of them concerned at one time, that city la al
ready aaaumlns that consolidation in an assured fart.
Omaha will vota pretty tmanlmouHly la favor of tak
ing In Its suburbs, and It matters little bow they vote:
thoy will have, to com In anyway. It will add .'
or M.Ort people to the city and give It a bla; boost
w hen the next cenaua la complied. The truth Is Omaha
la dtlni-d to be a great city and Is certain to make
a remarkable growth In the next ten years. Just
now It Is In much thriftier condition than most similar
cities of the country, by reason of tha prosperity ot
the territory supporting It. No city In America is
fieer from busineea stagnation and the problem of
unemployment at this time than la Omaha. Annexa
tion and consolidation la ona of the stepa of tha new
development that Is making Omaha conspicuous anJ
which will ba more and mora apparent In the near
Falrbuiy News: Jim Pahlmen was renominated
in Omaha, of courae there war a faw other men
chosen also, but they are of Mttle consequent.
Nebiaaka (,'lty prens: Omaha la making great
preparations for tha proper welcoming of Nebraska
newspaper nun In a few days. Tha newspaper boi
of Nebraska are always glad to go te Omaha, too.
They know the of hospitality the metropolis
always has on tap and there are no lagging momenta.
Mra who attend the annual conventloa in two weeks
are looking forward with kean anticipation to a most
enjoyable atay as guests of Omaha.
Fremont Tribune: Heren attempts at suicide In
Omaha In nine ditys have been mads by residents of
the suburbs threatened with annexation.
Fremont Tribune: Omaha Is going to vote next
month on the question of permitting Sunday base la
"In Its midst." Do you want mora than one guess on
how It will vqtsT
Hastings Rrpubllran: Now that greater Omaha
In to bo a fact here la hoping that the people of Ne
braska's leading metropolis will be equal to the task
of benevolently assimilating the people of the" annexed
Lincoln Journal: Soft pity almost forbids us to
mention the Omaha World-Herld In this connection.
The World-Herald was chiefly responsible for the
nomination and election of Morahead laat year. It
guaranteed him to the people of Omaha, notwith
standing It knew well that he was receiving the sup
port of the Interests now served by a governor's veto.
The World-Ileyald'a courageoua support of the eleci.-'e.
light bill waa an Important factor In getting It through
the. legislature. Oh, the tragedy of It, that It should
be the yorlrt-rrald'e governor who now knocks the
World-Herald's dream. Bttll another title to the veto
which springs naturally to the mind la, ''Stung Again!''
Brief seatxllrwttema aa ttaaly
septse Utrfcat. rte Be aaawmae
e rearosusTMUty fee eptalewa eC
r yowaaaf. Ail lessors Bas
te eawaemaaaVo by
Twice Told Tales
A current report of the purchase of a sixty-
mile railroad la southwestern Kansas for fl
should clinch the argument that a road properly
capitalised can be made to pay dtvldenda on tho
Still, there is no good reason for worrying
over the troubles of Americans abroad. The
scenery at borne Is not quite as thrilling, but is
Infinitely more conducive to high thinking and
long living.
Recalling the scant courtesy shown by the
Water board to suggestions from the city com
mission In timet past, It Is hoped the latter body
will oot reciprocate In kind, but will give proper
attention and due consideration to the Water
boarder's proffer of assistance In adjusting elec
tric light rates.
Mt i mem rua
The official count of the late eleelloa gives Boyd
for mayor the victory over Murphy by a majority ef
177: far treasurer, Truemun buck polled k.VA votes
jut of a total of MW, no one running against him.
The officers ef the Omaha Oun club are: rreaident
Ueorge T. Mills; vice president. J. W. ltedford; eec
retary and tisasuitr. C. D. I-ane; board of manageia.
Or. II. A. worley, Ooodly Orooker, and F. S. farmale.
Altogether 111 applications for liquor llceiuwe ha. a
ben filed St the City clerk's office.
E. ai. gtenberg. police Judge-elect. i aerenadrd
by the Vcandliiavian cluh, and the judge made a
4P4cn apreaalng hla thanks to the visitor
me resolutions or respect for the late Robert H
McAusuuiO, adopted at the meeting of the bank clerks
of Oniaha, are suWrlued with the nt.nri i.f John K.
Wilbur and Alfred Millard.
Iax Mayer and P. E. Ilcr have been appointed a
.'ommltte to repreaant the Omaha Duard ot Trade at
the opening ot the Chicago chamber of commerce.
A. Mclnaeag ef.lbe firm of Molnneaa Pussy, re.
turned from a plaaeure trip eaat during which ha
kisited his eld bona la Canada. -
Let TJa Have a Workhouse.
Among the really good measures enacted by
the legislature It one Intended to make possible
the acquisition pf a workfarm and the erection
of a workhouse In Douglas county.
This is one of our most urgent and long-felt
wants something Tha Bee haa beeu advocating
for years, aid which we hop will now material
ize before long. -We have had temporary rock
piles and occasional road work for our petty of
fenders, but most of the time our police court
prisoners have had no more unpleasant pros
pect to face than a thirty to nlnety-day rest.
cure In the county jail.
Idleness for Jail prisoners is contrary to i
every accepted doctrine of prison policy, to say
nothing ot Its costliness, and the Invitation It
offers to professionals to make this community
take care of them. A workhouse should no;
only reduce the cost to tho taxpayers of main
taining prisoners, but should cut down the num
ber of those to be cared for by serving notice t j
outsiders that police court conviction in Oman
means enforced labor rather than a loafing Jon.
Our county authorities and civic organiza
tions should , get together without delay on a
workhouse program aa a project of practical
philanthropy and business economy combined.
The Kalerr Laughed.
Among the officers who resemble Kaiser Wllhelm
II la a young captain who has a prodigious talent for
Imitation.,. , .- . . t
Home months before the war thla captain found
himself In a hall of the Imperial palace at Potsdam
He was there with others of his friends who were
officers, snd began gn Imitation of the kaiser with
extraordinary precision In tone, quality ef voice, ges
ture and appeargncs. All at once there was a terrible
I lance. Wllhelm II had arrived in the hall. The pf-
Tlcers saluted respectfully and remained motionless.
"Ypry well, -go cnl" said tho kaiser, addressing
tle captain. "I.did not know you had this talent'
The officer hesitated a moment, then extending his
arm and reproducing the Intonation of his sovereign.
he cried In a strong voice:
"Captain, you ahould be chaaed out of the array.
but In consideration ot your youth and because
know you to be a worthy and brave sodlcr, I pardon
you." .
The kaiser laughed, and the captain waa not pun
lahed. New York Times.
Not for Prarttral I ae.
Congressman William G. Sharp, when the con
versa t Ion turned te the practical use of things, said
ho waa reminded of an Incident that happened In the
Borne time ago a young colored man was picked up
by a policeman and taken to the city lockup.
Eventually he sppesred before the committing mag
istrate. "Young man," atemly remarked the magistrate In
opening the case, "you are charged with carrying a
raaor. What have yeu got to say for yourself T"
"Pat am berry true, boss," earnestly protested the
defendant, "but dat rasah am a safety rasah."
"Well," Impatiently demanded the magistrate,
"What ha thst got o do with It?"
"It am dla way. yo' honah," explained the colored
party. "A safety rasah am only carried fo' de moral
ef fee'." Philadelphia Telegraph.
A darkey running a ferry acroaa the Alabama river
was accoatod by a poor white stranger who wanted
to croaa. but hadn't the wherewithal.
Pete scratched his wooly head, perplexedly, then
queried: ' laii' yo" got no money at 1.11?"
"No," was she dejected reply.
"Rut It doan' cost yo' but 3 cent tar cross," In
sisted pete.
"I know, t.ut I hain't got 3 cents.
After a f.nal Inward think. Pete remarked: "I
dona tsl yo' what: a man what's not got I cents am
Jes' as well off on dis aide ob de rlhber as on de
odder!" Philadelphia ledger.
Cleveland tips off to harassed street railway
managers a simple specific for the jitney fever.
Three-cent fares are the rule in the city since tho
days of Tom Johnson. Jitneys attempted to get
the business on a 6-cent basis- The attempt wss
a failure. Cheap fares and good service made
fruitless the burning of gasoline. The system
is not patented and Is free to all.
People and Events
A California millionaire who has emerged
from a nine months' stay in a federal prison
reports that he had "a corking good time" and
enjoyed the rest very much. This Is timely
commendation for Uncle Sani't rest cure Insti
tutes, and suggests that appeals which defer
the Joyout treatment are a w'asta of food money,
William Hale Thompson, republican mayor-alert
ef Chicago, best hi democratic opponent by 14T.S77
votes. It might have been consldeiably higher, but
repuhlicana riiiln't Caie to rub It in.
Despite the fact that Omaha s mayor is on the
spot. )overnor Majors of Missouri monopolises social
atlentiona at Excelsior Springs and ha had danio
music dedicated In his honor.
Speaking about crops, the Federal Prison New
Bi-a of Leavenworth remarks: "If a crop of wild oats
possessed a market value this place would be a
bank inateud of a penitentiary."
The ruthless march of progress la demolishing
the house in Dillsbury, Pa., In which Senator Mat
thew Stanley Quay was born In 1KB. The house was
1t yeara old and waa long used aa a Presbyterian
mtutse. In the adjacent orchard the budding bees of
Pennsylvania learned how to shake the plum tree,
a habit that nerved his arms In later years.
In a moment of subconscious gaiety, Stave Kor
walskl of Fottsvllle, Pa., insulted Mary Kerchuck. a
13-year-vUl. Mary's mother got after Steve and beat
him Into Insensibility and finished the operation by
tying him to a telegraph pole, where the pelc
found him. It is believed In the neighborhood thM
Mary's mother has the makings of a "white hope."
A Chicago paiwr publishes a note fnn Buchanan
The Yellow Pertl.
LYNCH, Neb., April U.-To the Kdltor
of The Be: Some time ago I read In The
J'.ee an article in which China appealed
to the I'nlted 8tate for assistance,
claiming that the demands made upon It
by Japan were unjust. The appeal seema
to have made a strong Impression upon
our nation. But, beware! It la only a plot.
China and Japan are working hsnd-ln-
hand. While the nations of Europe are
at war. Japan and China are laying the
foundation for the domination of the
entire world.
Japan has been preparing for years
snd In Its present demands upon China.
Japan has laid a very clever trap In
which It hopes to ensnare, not only
t'nele Sam. but also tha nations of
Europe. It Is high time that our states
men come to realize the fact that the
nations of Europe now engaged In an
orgy of destruction are all unwittingly
helping pave the way for tine yellow peril.
I for one believe that a stopping of
ahlpping and everything to the porta of
the belligerents until a safe convoy can
lie granted to every port would help
mightily In bringing nearer the end of
thla struggle.
Europe needs America and If each is
refused our aid unless all may receive
that aid. It will likely result In neither
getting It and esch sooner coming to the
place wher peace can snd will be dls-
It would also be a wise move to per
suade the South American people to Join
with us In this move. America ran neu
tralize the warring natlona If It moves
as a body. M. M. KOHDB.
Atsla the OB4laalat.
BlOUX CITY. Ia, April li-To the
Editor ot The Eee: A correspondent
signing himself E. O. Mcintosh, perpe
trated this gem of philosophical thought:
"A pessimist Is one of the greatest evils
that ever annoyed the community, but
an optimist will laugh even with the
hangman's noose around his neck."
So will an Idiot. 'Tie said that fools
rush in where angels fear to tread. The
fool is the greatest little optimist alive.
A wis man a man who understood
the law of cause and effect would very
naturally have peculiar misgivings re
garding the distressing' effect of a rope
around his neck. But tha wise man
would also have avoided the predicament.
To me, an out-and-out optimist is amus
ing even If he is dangerous, because of
a disinclination to exert energy. Ho who
deliberately closes his eye te conditions
of life falls to do hla duty and Is content
to live simply for his own comfort. Slums,
political scandal, divorce, labor problems,
business problems, religious wrongs all
thsse, the silly optimist would permit to
continue without doing anything to bring
about happier conditions.
Ths real optimist Is the pessimist who
doesn't lose his pense of proportion. Ho
looks at the dark side of things, hut
never gives up hope, ae matter how
much gloom meets him. He keeps peg
ging along, neither Ignoring conditions
nor made discouraged by them.
Nona of ths world's greatest men haa
been the sort to laugh with a hangman's
noose about his neck. Jesus Christ, Mar
tin Luther, and every other prominent
figure of constructive history could prop
erly be classed as pessimist men who
were not blinded to the evil of their
The pessimist sees, sings' and works:
the optimist sees, sings and shirks In
only one thing are they different.
'Safe and Bane" Commencement.
II LAIR, Neb., April 12. To tho Editor
of The Bee: A good many schools in tho
state have adopted the cap and gown
for graduation. This is a sensibls deci
sion, ss it eliminates the rivalry In dress
and the competition In Jewelry. Now
that commencement week is looming up
i in ooriijii, it weu to begin laying
plans and specifications looking towsrd
mat Important event In the lives of
young America. Not every girl tn the
ordinary high school can afford tha ex
pense of an elaborate graduation gown
ana me accompanying lingerie that Is
required to keep the gown companythe
wpite kiu snoes. ete.-or commencement
day. There Is so much expense connected
with graduation that is absolutely s
senuai-cucn as invitations. But if tho
various claas functions held at this time.
which demand a dress for the cJasa
aermon, a ball gown and a costume fur
the alumni reception could he eliminated.
or If one gown would suffice for aU sc.
caslona for the "sweet young thing." the
fathera. who are sometimes unable to
bear this extra expense Incident to tho
oovaslon, would feel relieved of a great
responsibility and some of the graduates
would be saved heartaches because of the
inability to rival their more wealthy and
Indulged iilasamates.
One suit-wltn a change pf ties an
swers for tho boy graduate, but no fewer
than three suits of paraphernalia are re
quired to get the girl through. We are
going wild, crssy, insane, If you will,
over dreaa, and the seed planted In the
minds of the graduates this year will
have much to do In the further develop
ment or checking of the dress erase.
Don't encourage the "sweet girl gradu
ate" of 1!15 to apresd the contagion whK-h
la liable to prove fatal in one or two
generations more. Work for a "safe and
sane" commencement. Let'e have thy
cap 4Ud gown. ANNIE VIO GATES.
"The convict who escaped was one of
the most ollte men In the prison."
"Yes; even when he knocked the guild
down, he said. Excuse the liberty I'm
taking.' "Baltimore American.
Lily What a handsome cos'hmsn
you've got!
Oslay Yes: but you ought to s my
husband's manicure! Judge.
"That msn who was waiting for opiKr
tunltv to knock said, when It knocked,
thst 'it was a mlshtv punk opportunity."
"He was not waiting for opportunity to
knock: he was waiting to knock oppor
tunity." Houston Post.
v- rr Aiso xroat to chkw
Msdge I don't think there'd be sny
fun in voting, snyhow.
Msrjorie Sure there would. If a
woman you didn't like were running you
could get all the fudge and soda you
wanted out ot her and then vote against
her. Puck.
Pill He thinks fish makes brains.
Jill Does he est sny?
Kill-Lots of It.
Jill He ought to be sble to prove sn
alibi. Yonkers Statesman.
The great magazine editor looked
"This story," he said, "is by a famous
author. It la written tn brilliant style;
the action Is rspld; the situations are
''Then what's he trouble!" we sskerl.
Just to make dialogue.
I am afraid It will distract sttentlon
from the advertisements," he signad
Philadelphla Ledger.
The Orlalaal Bird Men. i
The aeroplane Is nothing new,
The hards have had the wonir
And soared among the heavens' bluo
Hnce Zeus conquered thunder.
This airship, thonsh, declines te fly
For millions of the maeea;
Just those who have a tirenee high
Can ride upon Pegasus
(Note This license of poets is one or
the oldest forms of special privilege,
which, Judging from the way many aky
pllots abuse It. ought to he submitted to
a referendum vote of the people. In some
Instsnces the advantage has become ao
unrestrloted as te permit marsea rnansrea
In the language and thought of the times
without warning. As an Illustration ef
this, the ecvent of that last word la tho
foregoing poem has been removed from
the tlrst to the seeond syllable for the
purpose of making a rhyme for the word
Here and There. j
When vou are far away, my dear. j
When you are "way off yonder,
I knew 'lis true that absence make
This heart of mine grow fond-r;
And when you're at my side, mr dear,
I realise how true
The wise old saw, that distance binds
Enchantment to he view..
Wheat you are far away, my dear.
When you are lar awsy,
I wish you could be where f in -I
Forever and for aye.
But when you are beside ine, oht
lis sadly sirs age, but true,
I could wish you were In Halifax,
Or, at least, In Kalawtaxoo.
False Economy
Perhaps you use an alum baking
powder be pause you think it is
eheaper and therefore more eco
nomical. But is It?
Leading food experts end medi
cal authorities have for years
declared that alum baking powders
are pot safe to he used. The
chief European nations prohibit,
them altogether
Can it he truthfully said that
an article of food so generally
condemned is economical at any
Royal Baking Powder which is
made from cream of tartar adds
only healthful qualities to tho.
The difference in cost of a
pan of biscuits or of a cake mad
with Royal Baking Powder as com
pared with cheap alum or phos
phate of lime powders is about one
cent, whioh is 6urely too small an
samount'to warrant the risk.
Hew York
Editorial Viewpoint
1 Wall Street Journal: - Americans who
want to travel for pleasure In Bur ope
should be ao permitted, with the Btate
department's aesurance that only provi
dence la In the business of protecting
Httaburgh Dispatch: A sarcastic ob
server thinks that the reason Vtctoriano
Huerta left Europe for th Weat Indies
was that he saw the plight he would bo
left In If he stayed In Europe after tho
away of the water wagon was fully estab
lished. Kansas City Journal: Demand haa been
formally made on Germany for InJeinnlty
for the alnklng of the William P. rrye.
to the full value ef the veaael. And if
tlermany decline to pay. the Washington
i authorities ate prared to regard it as a.
Michigan., etating that Jesa Wlllard was born there I mean oiq ining.
und that hla true name la Percy Olsli, according to his 1 s' 1-oJia Republic: What with nptlniiati
reputed father. Joe Ulsh. For tha benefit ot the ouqooka for the pit crop, the reports
future "Who's Who" of pugdom it Is further asserted
that Jess or Percy worked In a millinery store when
he was 1 years of age. and didn't go west to grew
up with ths country unto he was M. &o Kansas I
merely a supping eff pi act for Jesa,
that the Dardanelles ate about to be
forced, that tho Dardanelles cannot be
forced, that Italy will go to war snd that
Italy will not go to war. the wheat mar
ket la a most voeaay piece.
King of ,Spitball,, Hurlers
Says Prompt Use of Akox
Saved Him From
Long Illness.
But few people know that "Big" Ed
Walsh, king ef spltball" pitchers, for ten
years mainstay ef tho Chicago White
Box, came nesr hsving his career as a
star 'wirier ended by pneumonia upon bis
arrival In California for the 1911 training
trip.' Walsh, one of the greatest pitchers
In the game, who perfected the "spltball"
to audi a degree that he won the world's
championship In IStK with ths Chicago
team, known then as the "hltless won
ders," says he arrived In Paso Robles on
February 21st In a precarious condition,
He had a bad eeugh, sore throat, and his
lungs were so congested that the cough
caused hint Intense suffering. "Pneu
monia." a doctor said. Walsh declares
that his escape from a siege of sickness
was due to his prompt use of Akox. the
wonderful California medicinal mineral, a
supply of which Is carried by William
Buckncr, trainer or the White Sox, for
use on members of the team.
He say I of his rase:
'The day our team arrived at Paso
Itobles I had a bad eold, sere threat and
congested lungs. I was alarmed and
conaulted doctor. He said I was
In for a siege ef pneumonia. I eould
see my finish. However. Burkner, our
trainer, said he had some Akex Comround
snd suggested putting it on my chest and
throat. As 1 hate seen Its af fectiveneas
(iemonstialed on members of the ttam. I
readily consented. That night I went to
bed pretty well plastered up with Aks.
Imagine my Joy next morning when I
roae ana ioum sir couga, sore tsroat, Iformstlon regarding this advertise Basal.
' l','M':':-Ss
congestion and all other symptoms of
pneumonia gon. and feeling In midseaaon
form. Though the weather haa been bad
since we came to the Coast, I havs riot
even had a cold sines using Akox.
"I am now taking the Akox Internal
treatment for a tonic and using the Blas
ters cn my aore shoulder. I am also going
tp start my wife using Akos, snd you can
believe me. I am never going to ho with
out your mineral remedy. Teu eaa go
just ss strong ss you like tn giving ny
Indoisement of Akos."
Akos haa proven effective In thousands
i.f cases of rheumatism, stomach, I or.
kidney snd bladder trouble, catarrh,
ulcei. pile, skin dtacaae and other ail
ments. Akox is now being demonstr!l
Slid sold St Hhermsn t McConnell's '.lis.
land Dodge Bt- store. Visit, phone or write
i . . . . . ....
line Akos man in rnarce tor runner tn-
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