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Thought for the Day
SoJoet eat by Mr. Edumrd Johneon
1M mi fodey tok bock aereu the spa
Twizl dark and dawn, and (9 my cmietine tay
"Btoi$t of torn good d4& to beait Or man,
Tin world it bitttr (fat livtd today."
-,' Whttltr Wileo.
It la Greater Omaha. Everybody boost.
The Veracious chronicler of "hallitonea at
large as baseballs" made a good atart for the
Experience with spring flood enipbaaltea In
an expensive fashion the need of higher, wider
and stronger bridges.
If there were anything else lying around
loose In the South Omaha city hall, It would
doubtless require a search-warrant to find It
Income U expectations have reached the
altitude of ' MS, 000,000. The "welcome" sign
twinkles merrily over a' famishing national
Ust the lines of demarcation between
Omaha and South Omaha and also between
Omaha and Dundee. Loss It irrevocable, but
Wine and water christened the Arlxona as It
elided into Its element. Here's hoping the
peerless dreadnought , will never have a more
An electrical expert announces that within
twenty-five years people wllf think by wire. In
some Quarters the fatigue of the present method
has been a source of pain for Inventive humani
tarians. , , -13
For ten years to come the Koreans will re
ceive purely secular schooling "made in Japan."
A training tn worldly ways spells tbe doom of
the tall hat among people who devised it as an
cutasrd symbol of spiritual repose.
Reports from Nebraska national and state
tanks show a swelling abundance of money in
those depositories. Normal rates prevail and
conditions favor continuance. The financial
situation In our surrounding territory is decid
edly encouraging to enterprise.
Missouri's Medical society has restored to
rood standing a doctor who scandalised the
society by paying out real mouey for newspaper
sdvertislng. Hereafter the penitent practi
tioner must depend on the kindly charity of
grateful patients for local fame.
The greatest opportunity In all history, ac
cording to Mr. Bryan, is destined for the United
States as the chief peacemaker of a warring
world. That Mr. Bryan should voluntarily pass
up the honor and fame the opportunity implies
deepens the mystery of his resignation.
Life-saving medals In gold and bronte and
money prises were . presented to eight New
York policemen as rewards for rescuing per
rons from drowning in tbe waters around the
city. The . heroes of peace, as distinguished
. from the heroes of war, rtak life to save life.
The United Rtatea senate Investigation committee
arrived at mldnirht and are quartered at the Pax-
ton. t oatora Shelby . M. Cullum of llltnola. I. Q
jierr is or Tenneeewj, O. It. Piatt af Connecticut
t - loung aa atenosrapher, and C. R. Hall
as cic'it. comprise the party.
A lively game of base ball waa played by ti e
Omahae and the Vnloa Pacific ahopmea, won by the
former by a score of U to 1
Rev. Joelab lllien. a Presbyterian minister of
Uulm y. HI , It visiting his son here.
Mrs. J. D. Cowle. buyer for S. B. Falconers
dry goods house, la back from New Tork.
Mia i. W. Blewett.haa returned from a short
visit to her parents. Mr. and Mra. Parrotte, at
JohA C. Mulford, clerk of the Wlllard Hotel ta
Wshli.gto. la la Oioaha. accompanied by hla aon.
Jlarry. and will remain several daya visiting friends
Mr. Harry Hunt of the Union Pacific shops, has
been Joined by his young lfe from Milton, and the
couple will ree de at li Soulb sixteenth street.
Thotuae l Kimball, general trmfflo manager of
the Union 'Pacific, came from lit. Paul. John Francla
Adams, pirsident of the road, and S. R. Callaway
art expected tomorrow or next day.
That Credit Merger Not a Eryan Idea.
About ten days ago The Bee adverted to a
plan ascribed to Mr. Bryan for a credit merger
of the Pan-American republics whereby the
money needed to devolop the resources of the
countries to the south of us might be raised by
tn exchange of United States bonds for their
eecurltles, bearing an interest rate of 1 per cent
more than ours, which would sink the principal
in forty-seven years. In originating this Idea,
characterised as "not only a daring, but a bril
liant, conception," the National City Bank cir
cular, which we quoted, hsd seen the possible
most noteworthy piece of ststesmanahlp con
tributed by Mr. Bryan to our national policy.
Evoked by our editorial, we have Just re
ceived from former Senator Jonathan Bourne,
jr., a pamphlet copy of a plan for federal aid to
good roads submitted by blm to tbe Joint con
gressional committee on post roads In April,
1113, In which he presents the very same
echeme for exchange of United States bonds for
bonds Issued by our own states in carrying out
the good roads movement. Senator Bourne ad
vocated a $200,000,000 3 per cent loan to be,
turned over to the states pro rata for Lhelr 4
per cent securities, the extra 1 per cent to con
stitute a sinking fund which would extinguish
the debt In exactly 48.89 yesrs.
All that Mr. Bryan hss done, therefore, has
been to take the credit merger Idea put out by
Penator Bourne for the promotion of our domes
tic public Improvements and propose to apply it
In Its minutest detail to the public improvement
aorks of the Pan-American states of Central
and South America. Of course, no patent right
has been issued to cover the device, and we are
not certain that Senator Bourne claims original
ity, but it plainly Is not original with Mr. Bryan.
Attention of our readers is specially di
rected by The Bee to the article In our Letter
box written by Mark Woods to suggest and em
phasise the urgency of an organized effort to
draw to Nebraska some of the desirable agri
cultural Immigrants sure to seek new homes
at the close of the present European war. Tbe
analysis of the forces tending to swell a new
tide of immigration soon coincides with The
Bee's view already expressed and Nebraska's
need for more people of the thrifty and In
dustrious sort to develop our still unbroken
acres and increase the yield of the already cul
tivated land is self-evident. In the earlier
periods of settlement, much work was done
along this line with results worth many times
the outlay of money and labor. What was
done then to guide the flow of immigration by
the development movement can be done again
if undertaken in the right way and by the right
people. We do not know whether tbe State
Board of Agriculture has the authority and re
sources to organize and carry on such a plan
at Mr. Woodt proposes, but tbe snbject is of
supreme importance to the state and it Is none
too early, to get tbe necessary machinery ready.
The Yaqui and Civilization.
News reports Indicate that In Sonora, Mexico,
the Yaqui Indians continue to threaten American
settlers, so the presence of American armed
forces may be required before order is restored.
The Yaqui Indian has been the subject of much
misunderstanding in this country, and has been
made the central figure In a great deal of beau
tiful romance. As a matter of fact, the Yaqui
Is a full cousin to the Apache, with all the tat
ter's capacity for cussed ness, and a great deal
more of energy In ltt application. He has the
tame claim to the land that the aborigines bad
In this country, and made about the same use
Mexico's dealing with the Yaquis, as with all
Its Indian tribes, was originally much more hu
mane than the United States' treatment of its
redmen. The efforts to educate and civilize tbe
Indians were largely wasted, for the turbulent
spirits among the tribe kept the state of Sonora
In a constant turmoil. Massacres were common,
and dangers to settlers were ever present, until
Porflrlo DIat finally removed some of the more
unruly Yaouls to Yucatan. This later unloosed
a flood of "sob stories" about the "slavery" Into
which" these unfortunate Indians had been sold.
A halo of romance wns properly illuminated and
placed on the Yaqui brow, and many people In
the United States have been of the opinion that
the tribe to its last man perished In glorious re
sistance to a tyrant, or In the cane fields of
Little has ever been told of the savagery
practiced by the Yaquis against tbe settlers in
northwestern Mexico, but Diss knew what he
was doing when he tried to pacify the country.
The final chapter may have to be written by
Uncle Sam, Just as it was when Geronimo and
his band of cut-tbroats were permanently
The tragic side of continuous banditry Is
revealed in the bread lines of Mexico City.
The spectacle of hundreds struggling for
bread and grains of corn with which life
may be sustained rivals the horrors of Ireland's
famine yesrs of 1848-9. Unlike the Irish
tragedy the Mexicans are ravaged by Internal
wars and a productive country devastated by
guerillas. Humanity may well hope that the
men responsible for the sufferings of the people
will eventually pay the full penalty of their
Surpassing opportunities for "easy money"
abound on the Rto Grande border, but pass un
noticed by votaries of the art. A f 20 gold coin
can be transmuted Into $700 of Mexican paper
highly decorated and "made In the U. S. A."
The only labor involved is to float the bundle
for a square meal. That calls for salesmanship
of the first order.
The Army and Navy Journal condemns the
practice of empbaaixlng the "terrible loss of
life" in the present war, and presents flcurea
showing a larger percentage of injurlea ia
peace than in war. The objection would have
soma force It one system of maiming suspended
operations while the other held the field.
Six lawyers called as experts In a New York
court trial testified that a few Scotch highballs
tend to "sharpen a cross-examiner's wits," and
are "an aid instead of a hindrance" to a law
er in the performance of duty. An exception
may be noted here to the tendency to discredit
all expert evidence.
War Losses and Numbers
1 Hew Tork
FROM different ecurces lthln the last two weeks
we are enabled to draw some lde. of the looses
Incurred by three of the combatant nations alma
the beginning of the war. The moat definite figures
are the British, contained In atatementa In the House
of Commons. The next definite are the Oerman. being
compiled from the Prussian casualty lists, with an
estimate for the oilier Gem tan states. The least
definite are the Russian losses, which may on'y be
approximated from the statistics of Russian prisoners
recently published in the Oerman newspapers. For
Austrian and French losses we have no basis even
for an approximation, though we know, of course
that In both caaea thy have leen extremely Severe.
So far as the Knslish land forces are concerned,
the war up to May SI had lasted a little over forty
weeks, beginning with the battle of Mons, last Wednes
day It wns announced In the House of Commons thst
the total casualtlea on land since the beginning of
hostilities have been IXiSS, or an average of .50 a
week. The first general summary of British losses
aa complied from the lists up to September 7, for two
and a half weeka of war. gave total casualtlea of 1H.783,
or an average of a little over 7.000 a week. These first
sixteen days Included the disastrous battle of Mona
and the hurried retreat before Von Kluck'a over
whelming forcea, to the heglnn'ng of the battle of the
Marne. Yet the weekly average It will he noticed, is
not much higher than for the entire course of the war,
ahowlng that trench fighting, though undramatlc and
barren of great results, may be as costly aa the old
fashioned fighting !n the open. In the beginning this
would not seem to have been the case. In February,
Asqulth announced that tip to the fourth of that
month the casualtlea were about 104,noo. In other words,
during the twenty-one and a half weeks after the be
ginning of the battle of the Marne the weekly average
waa about 4,W); and these would Include the captures
around Antwerp and the terrific fighting around
Tpres In November. In April, a second official state
ment gave the loases up to the eleventh of thit
month as 139.000, or since February 4 a weekly average
of something less than 4.0rtD; yet this period Included
the assault at Neuve Chapelle and the furious counter
attacks that followed.
Rut the latest flgurea ehow an extraordinary In
ereaae. If the losses on April 11 were ir!9,00u and on
May SI were 26S.COO. It would mean that the casualties
for aeven weeks were nearly lau.OW, or a weekly
average of 17,100, four times as heavy as during the
battlca of the Marne, the Alsne and Tpres, two and
a half aa heavy aa d itlng the retreat from Mons. The
operations during thla period Included the capture and
defense of Hill , the polson-gaa battlea around Tpres
and the unsuecefSful drive In conjunction with the
successful French attacks north of Arras. The figures
ahow plainly that the British have been under heavy
pressure In Flanders, and. In the second place, that
their losses have been high In the Dardanelles They
explain the growing unrest about high explosives.
Without them It la not only impossible to break
through; It is fearfully expensive merely to hold the
For Germany's losses we have the rtusslnn lists,
which up to two weeks ago are reported to have ru,i
close to l.aO.OOO namea. For the aouth German states
we must add about SO per cent, so that the total
casualtlea would amount to well over 1.800.i0; and
with the fairly heavy coat paid for the vlctury In
Oallcla, the German debit account Is now close to the
I.OM.000 mark. The English figures show that the
established ratios still hold, that the losa In officer
la about t per cent of tbe losa of men In the ranks
actually the ratio la aa 1 to 23 and that the killed
are one-fifth of the total casualtlea. Applying these
ratloa to Germany, we find that the German deaths
are now about 40o.0f4 and that the kaiaer has lost he.
tween 80,000 and 9u,K officers In killed, wounded and
The number of Russian prisoners In Germany at
the beginning of May waa 513,000, according to the
German preaa. In Anatrla-Hnngiiry there were J02,0'Ai
Russian prisoners. Since the beginning of the battles
In Oallcla the Teuton allies claim to have taken 300,000
prisoners. Thla would bring . Uia total number of
Russians In captivity to 1.115,000. Of other nationalities
there were In Germany and Austria on May K, ac
cording to the same authority, French pr!aonera,
:M,0I)0; Belgians. 40.0TO; Servians, SO.Ono, and English
:4,000, or altogether 1,4X3,01)0 allies. These are numbers
asys the Geiman press, of which the history of wsr
haa never seen the like. This la quite true. But a very
fair approximation ia supplied by the number of
Teuton prisoners In allied countries. In April, Russia
officially claimed Slfi.Ono Austrian prisoners. By this
time the number must ba . close , to 700,000. Of Aus
trian prisoners In Serbia there must be easily aa many
aa of Porblsn prisoners In Austria, ao that the total
Austrian loases may ba placed at 700.000.
For German prisoners w- have no figures,
but 150.0110 la a aafa conjecture, the great majority
being taken in the west. Thus, the prisoners held by
the allies are doso to 1,000,000. giving the Austro
Germana the advantage by BD.ooo.
Russla'a total losses, argue the German papers,
must be enormous. If one takea the Dumber of pris
oners Into consideration; and It Is, indeed, probable
that the drain on the caar'a armies haa been more
severe than that of any other nation except Austria
Hungary. But there la the obvious consideration that
Russla'a large lossea In prisoner must mean a com
paratively low loss in killed and wounded. The large
Russian captures have been made by enveloping
German movements In which resistance has become
tiaeless, and scattered bodiea of men have laid down
their arma with comparatively amall losa of Ufa.
Thla happened twice in Kaat Prussia and now In
West Gallcla, where the awlft German advance from
the Ounajec took In the rear the Russian armies
In the Carpathians. Thus It la likely that the Russian
dead and wounded are a good deal less than the
prisoners lost. The total Russian caaualtlea do not
exceed S.ouo.OOO and are probably nearer 1,7T0,iiu0. Actu
ally, the Rusaian lossea would be leaa than the
German, which, as we have aeen, by thla time, have
reached the 2.OW,0O-mark. But. of oottrse, the German
loss must be reckoned on a basis of (.009.000 men under
arms, whereas It la doubtful If Russia haa had mora
than 3,000,000 at the tront.
Twice Told Tales
A school teacher haa lately been instructing her
pupila In Grecian mythology. It la the plan to have
the children read the talea aloud, and the next day
recount them In their own language. One lad, to
whom waa given the assignment to render In hla own
language the story of The Gorgona did so In these
"The Gorgona were three alstera that lived In the
Islands of the Heaprrldea, somewhere in the Indtaji
ocean. They had long snakes for hair, tusks for teeth
and tiawa for nails, and they looked like women, on'y
more horrible." IJpplncott's Magaslne.
Severe Measaree Desaaade.
A woman went Inte a New York police station and
begun reading the Bible to the officer In charge. Fhe
was arrested promptly and taken to the Betlevue
hospital Insane ward and subjected to observation.
Thla recalls the story of the man who went Into
Westminster Abbey and knelt In the aisle to pray.
t'p ran a verger, who collared the kneeling man
and proceeded to turn him over to the police.
The man objected, whereupon the verger replied:
"If I don't make an example of you, air, we'll have
people prsyln' all over th church!" Cleveland Plain
Mrs. Welle did not wtah to offend her new cook
"John." she said to the mau servant, "can you
find out. without asking the took, whether the tinned
salmon was all eaten last nlghtT Tou aee, I don't
wtah to ask her. because aha may have eatea It. an I
then aha would feel uncomfortable." added the
"If you pleaae, nta'aiu." replied the man. "the
new cook haa eaten the tinned salmon, and If you
waa to say anything to her you couldn't make her
feel any more uncomfortable thaa aha Is." Christtaa
Help Them Start Over la Xefraa-a.
LINCOLN. June l.-To the HiUtor of
The Bee: When the European war enda
a great tide of Immigration will aweep
from Rurnpe to A met lea. It will consist
of the mewt virile and ambitious of the
men who having fought their best for
their respwtlve countries will feel no
1uty resting upon them to shoulder the
burden of paying the heavy cost of the
wsr lit Increased taxes. A large per
centage of these Immigrants will be from
the farms of Europe. Ought not Ne
braska to organise for the purpose of
getting Its share of this Immigration?
Talking the matter over with some
large owners of Nebraska lands the other
day, it was suggested that the work of
reaching out after the desirable and the
best of these Immigrants ought to ba
placed In the handa of an organized body
like our state board of agriculture. I
am wilting thla letter In the hope that I
msy enlist the powerful aid of The Bee
In what I believe to be a most Important
tank and one that If properly handled
will add many millions to our productive
In the various business trlpa that I
have made to Europe I have been Im
pressed by the wonderful results achieved
by fanners in Belgium and France and
Germany. Not only have they been forced
to learn how to Increase yields and to
make every Inch of their land productive
by reason of the scarcity of acreage, but
they have also been compelled to absorb
all of tire detail of profitable marketing.
There will be thousands of the kind of
farmers who have made agriculture so
profitable in thone countries that land la
worth Vm and IfiflO an acre who will head
for America when the war Is over, and
Nebraska ought to get a goodly per
centage of them.
Suppose we could get 10,000 or 20.000 of
them located on Nebraska farms. With
the object lessons they could give other
farmers In doubling yields and Improv
ing their land, thla state would add
millions of bushela of wheat and other
grains to Ita yearly production In a re
markably short time. Land values would
Increase In proportion as productivity
grew, snd our farma would be aolllng at
double and treble their present value
within a decade, with the limit removed.
There is a much mora serious feature
than reaching out after these farmers.
Moat of them will have been Impover
ished by the war, and they will need to
have their farming operations financed.
How shall this be done? Let m suggest
a practicable way. There are dozens of
men In thla slate who own large tracts
ot land, good, tillable land. I am one of
them and therefore feel competent to
upenk for them. They stand ready to
sell a portion of their holdingea to these
ImmlBrsnta at a price to be determined
by a state body or commission composed
of competent men, on long time nnd nt
low Interest, and In addition will finance
their flrat year's operations. They can.
afford to do this because of tha increased
value that success will give to their other
holdings and to the various business en
terprises with which most of them are
The work of interesting these land own-
era and listing their offeiings'and check
ing up on the various details should be
entrusted to a body that haa the author
ity ot the atate behind It, not only to
create confidence In the plan, but to as
sure a square deal for the immigrants.
I suggest the State Board of Agriculture
becauae it la already organised, because
It Is splendidly manned, because ita pur
poses are to develop agriculture nnd be
cause Its very name will create the neces
sary confidence in the enterprise. It haa
all of the machinery for going out and
getting the kind of immiaranta we want
and also in placing them where thev
should bs put
These European farmers have learned
lessons that our farmers, tilling a virgin
soil and many acres, have not had to
learn. Enough of them scattered through
the productive areas of the state would
work wondera in increasing yields and
land values. The result to the people of
the atate would be marvelous.
The Bee waa founded by a man who
came to this country an Immigrant, kis
alhly no better equipped than thousands
of these men I refer to. What hla energy
and his intelligence wrought ia written
in the history of Nebraska. What he did
for the atate can. In a way, be done by
hundreds of others from across the sea
from whence he came, and I feel sure that
his sons, to whom I address this letter,
will be glad to aid In some such project
ss I have outlined.
MARK W. WOODS.
Tips On Home Topics
Chicago Herald: Judging from hla last
statement, Mr. Bryan haa reversed his
previous decision and granted himself a
new trial with instructions to the court
which point to sn entirely different ver
dict. Brooklyn Eagle: History offers one
mighty good argument for open-faced
diplomacy. We ahouted aloud for "Fifty-
four, Forty or Fight;" we got neither,
and we were well enough satiafled with
Indianapolis News: The plan ot the
general staff of the army to provide rifle
Instruction for every boy In the country
la likely to be popular among the boys,
for rifle shooting Is some fun, as you
will recall It your memory runs back to
the time when you had more hair and
Brooklyn Eagle: The Minnesota, oig
teat of all freight carriers under the
American flag, la starling on Ita last
voyage aa an American ahip, from San
Francisco to Vladivostok. It Is to take
Engliah registry. La Follettetstn was too
much for it. It meant S!X,000 a year ex
tra cost in paying and providing for the
Baltimore American: Many new indus
tries have arisen during the war to the
greater prosperity of the country, but
one decisively to be discouraged and put
out of buslneaa aa speedily aa possible is
that of falae affidavit making in mattera
International. Diplomacy Just now needs
fhe plain unadulterated truth as it never
needed it before, and sny deliberate clas
sing of the situation Is simply criminal.
New Tork Post: The story of the young
Iowa tenant who Sn six years paid out
IS, 000 upon a quarter section of land,
meanwhile accumulating .70 worth of
stock and machinery. Is cited by the Na
tional City bank as aa example of how
resolute Industry may lift the agricul
turist to success. What John Buach did,
thousands may do. He had in his favor
ati ngth, credit, adequate farm training,
and the choice of land cf extraordinary
fertility and theae things the aversge
euag farmer may command.
GRINS AND GS0ANS.
c.1i!e be had
The One With the Kye,is-1 went Into
a restaurant and said: "What hive ou
Everything." said the waiter.
"Hrlng it In."
line order or hash." veiled the alter.
The Parson To whom am 1 Indebted
for thla vIMi:
The Bridegroom To Mamies mother:
sl.e thought I d been courting her long
enough and she said so. Philadelphia
"Bo you are still looking for an iionest
"Of course." replied Plogenes.
"Haven't you found one yet?
"t'ertalnlv not. What I'm trying to do
la to impress the fact that the article Is
so scarce that the people msy as well
turn to me." Washington Star.
"Which one of the ten commandmcnta
J , 1 . jt V. . 1. ..Kan V. D 1 0 the lODlft?
"If yon will allow us tn take you In
hand," said the greatly advanced nation.
will MtlHze uu In a verv few
"Yes." replied the prlmllhe nisn. "hut
how do I know thst myself snd family
will be smong the survivors?" Washing
ujiikt Tn wfnXXt UrsXS TAUONti
E5k KbM HMEMW EN5WDO.e5J
RWKT WW ME-envm TO
Mlltl Alllllll 1,1 n r ...
'asked the Sunday euhonl teacher.
lie dldn t nreaa any, rrin a u
"Why not?" queried the teacher.
" 'Cause there wasn't any then." Chi
Wlgg Rloohlud Is a great stickler for
ancestry, Isn't he?
Wagge Yes, when he gets to heaven
he will probably snub poor old Ad-im be.
That la the absorbing question In every well con
ducted household, where vacations are regarded annual
necessities. It is a deep question, too, to figure out just
w hat sort of vacation will please the entire family.
The Great Western Office
is Travel and Vacation Headquarters
We, have made a gtuiiy of Just the things which puzzle
the average traveler. We know the country, the railways
and resorts, and can give you literature on a moment's
notice, descriptive of thousands of vacation spots throughout
the country. All you need to do is to give us a general Ides
of where you want to go, what you want to do, or what you
want to spend and let us make suggestions. We will do thla
without cost or obligation on vour part. The Great Western
pays me to be helpful to all Omaha travelera whether they
use the Great. Western or not.
Call today, and lot' too what wo can plan together
V. F. HONOKDEX, C. T. & T. A.,
1322 Faniam Ht., Omaha.
Phone Douglas 200.
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service quick and sure.
Fall information at any
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THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH CO.
Two hours faster
To Washington and New York
Baltimore - Ohio "Inter-State Special," leaving Chicaj-o 10:45
a. m. one of the most luxurious all-steel trains in America
coaches, drawing-room and compartment sleepers snd obser
vation car with highest class dining service.
f 1 extra fare, Chicago to New York refunded" it you ttopovor.
Reduced round-trip tare for straight tour or circls tour (includ
ing both rail and water routes) now in effect.
Whether going on business or pleasure, take one of the Balti
more Ohio's splendid trains to Pittsburgh, Washington, Balti
more, Philadelphia, Nsw York, Boston, Atlantic City and the
mountain and seashors resorts.
Wondsrful scenery-the views slong the routs srs Amirict'i
greatest moving picture. Evsry train comfort. Unsurpassed
dining car servics.
Other Baltimore & Ohio modern all-steel train
The New York Limited f-" Cki , 45 Mod.- oaeh dr.w.
t7VZjL. 1 Ins room sleopins e.r. Chlc.se to Pitt.bur.S
Washington and New York, and obMrvaUea care Pittsburgh to New York
All traias leave Grand Central Station. Fifth Ava and Harriaoa St- Chief a.
Baltimore S Ohio
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