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Thought for the Day
. 5eeefeef aVjr M. V. 0.rn
"Keep thy tpindl and fAy dittaff ready;
God will lend the lax."
j i If the appearance of the stores is a proof, tt
; wasn't all done early this year, either.
"Pancho" Villa sowed the wind, but he Isn't
at all keen about reaping the whirlwind.
The Berlin repudiation ( says In Htanlied
.words: "From fool friends, 'good Lord deliver
! What did Henry Ford expect, when he took
the reporters along that the truth would be
"Democratic simplicity" attuned to wedding
bells strikes a higher note than the hoof-beats
jot T. Jefferson's mount.
Hastings claims the honor of the third larg
est city In the state. Qrand Island and Fremont
win please take notice and buck up.
eneral French predicts "a glorious finish"
aVw ... .
ror nnusn arms. Why be leaves to other, tha
task oTreallsalion Is a present-hour m rat err.
The filing game Is Just beginning to warm up,
and the present outlook Is for a busy time In
Secretary Pool's office before the close of the
King Ferdirand of Bulgaria sees enough
humor ln the Situation from his viewpoint to
spring the dumdum Joke. Warring rulers are
The invasion of the honeymoon belt by a
camera squad, despite personal objections, sue
gents that padded cells are not getting their share
Representative Kitchln, proposes to have in
vestigated all newspapers that do not bold to his
peculiar views. Must be something wrong with
them, you know.
Railway efforts to prevent grade crossing
accidents will be made more effective if the pub
lic will help a little. One good way Is to not to
try to beat the locomotive over the crossing.
With the Omaha and Syracuse rolls stretch
ins his Christmas stockings to the bursting point,
it is confidently believed that Rev. "Billy" and
"Ma" Sunday will radiate a moderate amount of
holiday cheer. '
It looks as though the city will be obliged to
hire as many guards as there are prisoners In
the work gang. Even at that rate the city may
plume Jtself on giving the hoboes some exercise
for their board.
Whst hss already happened to the Ford pil
grims will be as nothing compared to what may
occur, if Mr. Bryan Joins the party at The Hague.
Bryan, you may recall, has shown his perfect in
capacity for playing second fiddle.
Those California Chinamen who are protest
lng against the monarchy at home are fortunate
iu forging their vocal thunders at a safe distance.
Several thousand miles of rough water help to
-tirste contempt for the Peking axe.
I No matter what happened on the voyage,
j t -re is not a flicker of doubt but what the
. peaceful intentions of the Ford missionaries were
i profoundly moved on reaching land. The sooth
i lng charms of an ocean trip invsrlabiy are found
at the port of destination.
Tha atatement of tha cml-annual arhool apportlon
t .rt shoa that Oouglaa rounty had H.CI puplu a ad
Mrs. P. B. Kuili advertise for a woman to do
8-.-iirl liouaeao.-tt and la UUnf to iay 4-per wek.
Tha contracts were awarded for tha oonatruetion
cf tha Bw Hard of Trada building at Sixteenth and
rum. Fo!lo(i,e wei tha auccefal bidders:
VlthneU Iirua.. brkk work. 2t.O0O; cut atone. Drenel
roil, !,; plairrlii. MB!drtm Run ran J.j
.rir,tr .rk. J. O. h.ilybury, M A It U thtfUa'bt
i tiTtttuitf mtd sthef work Lit mouut to IlS.Ovi
Immnnity for Villa.
One of the remarkable developments of
changing conditions ln Mexico is the arrange
ment whereby "Pancho" iVilla is to be given
ssylum in the United States. This bargain has
Just been concluded, and carried with it Im
munity for the "army" of this picturesque bandit,
who has laid waste the greater part of northern
Mexico for many months. Just why the United
Slates should become a psrty to such a bargain Is
not plain, but this country has ever been a refuge
for those who have fled from political persecu
tion, and in this Instance, perhaps the offenses
of the Dim against humanity will be covered as
being- purely political. How a country that
could refuse admittance to Clprlano Castro can
Pledge protection to Francisco Villa will puzzle
"The quality of mercy Is not strained." but
It will be nearly so If a man guilty of all the
crimes laid at the door of Francisco Villa is to
be permitted to escape any punishment. Such
parts of his predatory practices as were csrrled
on under the guise of war might, perhaps, be
overlooked as the acts of a quasi-belligerent, but
the outrages e has committed in the pursuit of
Ms private purposes are so many and so gross
that it does not seem possible, even for the sake
of peace In Mexico, to entirely forgive them.
Villa may have been a bold and dashing
leader, but he also showed the qualities of a cruel
and relontlcss rafflan. From first to last his con
nection with' the Mexican disturbances hss been
a record of ruthless rsplne. He has been loyal to
no cause save his own, has sought to advance
no Interest but his own and now he should he
brought to book for crimes committed ln his
name. For months he has been fighting with a
noose around his neck and It will be no guaranty
forjhe future peace of Mexico should the United
States give him protection.
"Peace on Earth."
It Is to admire inspired zeal which moves
Henry Ford and bis crusaders to pursue their
quest of peace ln Europe, In face of all the ad
versity that has so far overtaken them. All
the way front New York to Christian!, the voyage
waa boisterous; rude winds and raging seas
buffeted the Oscar II from without, while bick
ering and strife prevailed between decks. From
Norway comes word that the party will purgo
Itself of those elements of dissension, whose dis
cord disturbed the proceedings on the way
across, and that the future record of the expedi
tion will be made up by those entirely in concord.
While Mr. Ford looks forward with optimistic
confidence to tho day when swords will be
sheathed at his behest, the warriors of Europe
are girding themselves for further endeavor in
the way of slaughter. New armies are being
raised, new leaders are going into the fields, and
new campaigns are being mapped, and all the
outward and visible signs Indicate the pressing
forward of the war with greater vigor than at
any time. This does not promise much for
peace on earth, and yet no man can tell what
may happen. Henry Ford may return disil
lusioned and disappointed, but he will always
have the conscious satisfaction of knowing that
iw TeVk Commercial.
Sunday's Syracuse Success.
According io telegraphic reports. Rev. Wil
liam Ashley Sunday, D. D., met with even more
pronounced success In his campaign at Syracuse
than he did In Omaha, ln all branches of fig
ures his totals are greater than those made
locally. This should not be a source of any
regret or lowering of pride for Omaha. Syracuse
Is situated in the densely populated Mohawk
valley, having within easy range a much larger
number of people from whom to draw attendance
for the services at the tabernacle. This, natur
ally, Includes very many more sinners who
needed the saving grace of salvation as freely
offered by Rev. "Billy," and It Is, therefore, but
natural that the Impassioned pleadings of this
gifted evangelist, under these circumstances,
should be responded to by multitudes exceeding
the host who hit the trail In Omaha. His har
vest, however,' was not proportionately greater,
nor is It probable the results will be more far
reaching or longer-lasting. Omaha will cheer
fully concede that Syracuse needed htm more
than we did, relying on whatever consolation may
be found la the knowledge that we did our best.
Viewed from the coast range or the peaks of
the Sierras the preparedness plans of 8enator
Works show surpassing genius. In his opinion
200,000 men are needed to guard the Pacific
coast against Invasion. This number of men
worked on farms ten months of the yesr, as the
senator , proposes, would solve the farm labor
problem from Seattle to San Diego and leave the
native sons ample time to extol the climate for
eastern consumption. The California senator
knows a good thing and does not hesitate to
reach for It.
More is heard of political knocking in Great
Britain than from any other of the warring na
tions. That comes from cable freedom for par
liament debates, not because knocking is ex
clusively a British Institution. Despite the cru
cial state of affairs, psrty spirit in London It
as aggressive and harassing to the ministry at
the backbone of border knockers to Lincoln dur
ing the civil war. ,
"Out of the trenches by Christmas" originally
cheered the Ford peace missionaries. Now the
exodus is deferred "until spring." Likewise, a
midsummer prophecy of an October finish is ex
tended until February. So far the International
guessing match gives no sign of a "white hope."
Applause for General Villa s wisdom ln'gl'log
up the fight should be restrained until assur
ances of peaceful intentions are given this coun
try. An Invasion of the r-hautauqua circuit or a
drive Into the movie trenches might endanger
our celebrated brand, of neutrality.
If the president and his bride defeat the
photographers, they'll have to stay pretty close
indoors. If they're going to have any fun at
Hot 6pr'ngs. they might as well come out and
look pleasant, and get it over.
Spotlight manipulators persist In throwing
presidential beams in the direction of Associate
J ustloe Hsghea. They know not the Judge who
place him in the Yuan Shi Kai class. J
A youn. man In the dry sooda bualneaa found him
self loalns around steadily. He had several Mile that
were overdue and no war. as far aa ha could see. of
paying them. It aeemed to him as If there waa tot.
In ahead but tha bankruptcy court. For another
man, a loan from a bank might have saved the situa
tion, but he gave this up as Impossible ,n h,s CMe be"
causa of his previous connection with a small depart
men store that had failed a ahort time before. The
bank, he Imagined, would require an endorsement, and
he did not see his wsy clear to providing this. One of
his creditors suggested that he call on the repreaenta
live of the Wholesale Men s Furnlahlngs association
and talk over his dlffcultlee. This he d'.d. Wlllard B.
Stevene, secretary of the organisation, found that the
young man waa -very earnest In hla deelfe to "make
good." so much so, in fsct. that he would not think of
asking help from his father, who la a man of means,
Mr. Plevena convinced the young man that hla feur
over the bank'a refualng him a loan waa ungrounded,
and auggested that he put his caae clearly before the
bank officials.' The result of this advice wss that the
hank -iihi.iitr.niiiriniinv indorsement whstsoever ex
cept the young man s responsibility, supplied him with
sufficient funds to meet the emergencies In his busi
ness. Today ha Is doing a flourishing business, and
ealls up the association every now and then to report
of the progress he Is making.
To quote Mr. Stevens, this young man was a "good
moral risk," and deserved the help he got Tha
newly formulate plan of the association to extend
advice and assistance to thoee merchants who find it
temporarily Impossible to meet their obligation
promptly Is designed to help Just such deserving cases
as the example cited.
Another Instance of tha association's work In this
respect Is narrated by Mr. Btevena. Upon Inveatlgatlon
It was found that a merchant who had his place of
buatness ln Brooklyn was so hopelessly Involved that
the only possible way out for him was to wind up hi. 4
affairs. If bankruptcy were resorted to tha man's
creditors would have been left with merely a pittance
of their claims, and the debtor, himself left pennllesv
Through the sale of the merchandise by a creditors'
committee of the association U 1-1 per cent waa real
ised, and enough to give tha man's family to tide tt
over temporary difficulties. Bealdes this a position In
a store wss found for the erstwhile storekeeper, with
the result that "everybody's happy."
The association, in short. Is through with "post
mortems" and the mad scrambling to realise 25 cents
on the dollar when the debtor Is thrown Into bank
ruptcy, and Is concentrating Its efforts on preventing
a buaineaa catastrophe while there is still time to
"lack up the structure." The advisory and adjust
ment committee of the association meets every Tues
day and considers the reports on slow pay accounts.
If a report shows that a concern Is slow pay for M
per cent or over of Its indebtedness, the debtor Is re
quested to meet the committee and give the members
an Idna of Just what Is wrong. In every case of the
sort that has occurred so far the debtor Is only ton
glad to take advantage of thla opportunity. For the
committee la made up of men who are long experi
enced In the right and wrong methods of conductiny
a retail business. They are business doctors, and can
get at the bottom of the merchant's troubles in a
Jiffy. They are men of good Judgment or elae they
would not be paid the large salaries they receive from
manufacturing firms of world-wide repute. Further
more, they demand nothing for. their expert services
of the debtor. They are willing to spend, and have
spent, two or three hours ef their well paid time a
week, to help deserving relatives, as they are con
vinced of the Importance of this work.
A simple, but well thought put reporting plan en
ables the members of the association to determine at
once If the retail merchant Is In hard straits. The
blank on which tha report Is given shows the source
of the Inquiry, gives the key number of the eonoern
that have supplied the Information, another key letter
to Indicate their buslnesa and ledger experience, wltb
stress laid on ha highest credit and the amount past
due. ' Under trfla vigilant system It Is Impossible for a
retail concern ko conceal its Stats ef Indebtedness. By
means of tha key. letter giving the business of the
creditor firm, the man who cheeks credits Is able to
determine at a glance whether tha purchases are
properly apportioned. Whether, for Instance, too much
stork of one sore of merchandise Is being bought com
pared with another stock.
A dry goods concern that is now in bankruptcy
and offering X rents on tha dollar In eettlement was
Solng to seed ever since the early spring. The credit
reports show that In April It waa CO per cent slow In
Ita payments. It la conceivable that. If the present
committee had been In existence, together with Its
plan for succoring sick businesses, the firm might
have been pulled through Its difficulties.
Outside of the steady- decline, there Is another type
of failure that Is watihed closely. He, Is the "clean-up
man." Hla finish ln the bankruptcy court always
leaves a dsrk brown taste In the mouth of the credit
checker. Ills plan of operation is to get all the mer
chandise he can lay hla hands on, preferably before
the holiday season, sell goods at cost or below, and,
with a comfortable sum "salted away," declare him
self a bankrupt. The reporting system of the asso
ciation usually preventa this schemer from ac
complishing hla fraudulent purpose. The report will
show In thia caae a number of inquiries from firms
where request haa been made for credit for the first
time. This, on top of the record of debts attll out
standing, la sufficient to label the credit seeker as a
It Is undertaking to advise the retailer who has
not prospered in the conduct of his business, a point
that la driven horns to hire by the buaineaa doctors ef
the association la the value ef eredlt. He Is ahowa
how necessary It ia to discount his bills, or at lesst
meet them promptly. -
Twice Told Tales
Mraat Well, Aayhew.
Mike Glllifan entered a tMillnji nfff,- n.i tt
mated that some abominable thief had stolen his
watch. It waa a valuable watch, but, mora than that.
It had been given te Michael by his father back In
County Clare. He told a vary stirring story about Ma
loss. Tha officer at tha desk wss very much Impressed.
"We'll leave no atone unturned to find your watcn
Mr. ailligan." ha said .
"Thank ye. sir," aatd Mike. "It was a fine watch."
And Mr. Ollllgaa went home and then found hla watce.
It had slipped from beneath the pillow and Id some
way landed beneath tha sheets. Us hurried back to tha
Police office to report the ract and save the police
further trouble. On the wsy he came across a gang
of Ishorera tearing up the road for sewer purpoeea.
"HI. boys." called Mike, "leave them stones alone,
don't turn any more, I've found my watch." Pitts
atgPVaP W Wllrt"t
"Te have turned vsrf Industrious lately. Tim,"
aaid one Tlpperary ma a to another.
"That I have, bedad," replied the other. "I was up
before the magistrate last week for battherin' CSasldy
and the Judge tould me If I came back on the same
charge he would fine me tin dollars."
"LHd her- said the first speaker. "And ye're wots
lng hard ao to kape yer hande off CaaeldyT"
"IX n't ye belave tt." aatd the Industrious maa
"I'm working; ha-r-c-d to save Up the tin dollars."
M la the Gallery.
It was a sweet, sad play, and there was hardly a
dry handkerchlrf in the house. But one man In tha first
balcony Irritated hla nclshbors excessively by refua
lng to take the performance In tha proper spirit. In
stead of weeping, lie laughed. While others ware mop
ping ti:cir eyea. hla own brimmed with merriment and
he burst Inte Inappropriate g-uffawa.
At Inst the lady by hla aide turned upon him In
dignantly: "I don't know wlmt brought you here," she sobbed,
with streaming; eyes, and pressing her hand against
her aching- heart; "but If y-ou don't Ilka the p'play
you might l-let other p-people enjoy It" Bostos
Ulaoa and tie weral akobetev.
LINCOLN. Neb.. Dec. H.-To the Edi
tor of The Bee: President Wilson struck
the keynote for the American people In
his message about "Unamertcan Cltl
sene." The president, who la very schol
arly and temperate in speech, expressed
himself vigorously toward those who
prefer foreign Interests. His grief could
be read between the lines of his words.
That voice waa heard from a man who
feela, the natron's weakness. Like a
prophet from heaven, he came to ua to
ten ua our danger and to warn us from
being caught In a trap of foreign na
tions' clutches. He knows thst It Is a
dsnaerous task to prevent the overthrow
of our good government. Every good
American, whether native born or natur
alised. astsurh. ought to unite with the
president and help him to irlng forth
his policies to the people. In order -to
save America from the lntemnl enemy.
A true son of Russia was General Pko
beler. In lffj this Russian general was
In Paris. There he received a deputation
of Serbian students and, ln rj,iy to their
address, expressed himself aa follows:
"I must tell you candidly why Russia
is not always at the height of Ita pa
triotic duties In. general and of Its role
as a Slavonic nation In particular. It is
because In Ita foreign and Interior af
fairs It is under foreign Influence. 'At
home, we Russians are never at home."
We are the victims of the foreigner
and of his Intrigues. We are being
dominated and paralysed by his power
and his dark Influence, and only with the
sword ln hand shall we be able to shake
off his yoke. Do you wish to know the
name of the foreigner He Is the Oer
man. the author of 'Drang Nach Oaten,'
I Implore you never to forget thla fact
The fight between Teuton and Slav Is at
hand. It will be long and terrible, but
I have faith In the victory of the Slav."
Tlree ef Dmoeracya Parade
MAftSENA, la.. Dec. 18,-To the Editor
of The Bee: The cocked hat candidate
petition was signed by one colonel and
twenty-six head of the decoction of Jin
goes, and antl-Bryanltes. A few more
names would have looked better, but
Prince Charles laughed so loud they all
saw the Joke. The candidate la mm
partlaon on the eve of ejection. He has
lost the wheel In the democrat house
and senate. He has ca.ied in Jingoes of
all shades and colors to ram 'down a
federal tax, to buy ammunition without
taxing the ammunition makers. The
called-in ones are Teddyltes, who claim
Teddy saw Exeklel first, so Woodrow has
spilt the honors even between them and
hla handful of wet demo. rats. The dem
ocratic congress Is holding quiet meet
ings with W. J. B., who Is detained from
his trip on the Oscar II In order to pick
a candidate for president In T1. Many
are offering, but Bill wants one who will
not tincture everything rrom a German
note to a national congress. The next
one Bill makes will give bond to stay
put for four years. No more cold feet,
cloture In the senate, caucus In the
house, majority rule, without calling ln
the oppoaltlpn. That Is what Bill wants,
and says so out loud In the Commoner.
He also served notice ln November on
democrats, In office and out, that the
democratic party will not buy "prepared
ness." Now, PHI being a man who can
market hla talk, has laid down the rule
In- the Commoner, either October or No
vember. November 4, Woodrow called In
the Teddy Jingoes, knowing full well the
democratic congress had heard Bill say
It A president made by Bill attempting
to do buslnesa in non-partisan fashion
while the congress Is democratlct That
man Is a dead one! He will not be the
nominee If Champ Clark will let Bill
wish the nomination onto him. The party
back-scuttles and breaks down when' it
cannot agree, when It haa everything
that Is necessary president, senate,
house then calls In the Teddyltes and
splits wide open. Democrats are quitting
everything to avoid the rush. BUI will
nominate another, but whs wants another
internal revenue stamper for a president
or a tinker from Tlnkersvllle, with a
duty on sugar. If It's good on sugar, put
it back on everything else and quit lick
ing stamps. T. 8. FENLON.
Tare for Panama Slides.
NORTH LOUP. Neb.. Dec, lfc-To the
Editor of The Bee: The earth slides in
the Panama canal are giving Washington
official, much trouble. I will offer a
suggestion which I believe will prove the
solution of the engineering problem. If
the top la to be removed from the moun
tain the expense will be large. There Is
a better wayNof getting at. the trouble,
and the expense will not amount to much.
Any person who has watched the con
ditions of earth slides baa. noticed that
.the first break In the soil occurs at the
lower side. There la no soil that will
slide, except sand, when It la dry. and
thai runs only on a sleep angle. Culebra
out would not trouble If the country had
no rainfall. The soil Is solid and firm
except when wet
Suppose the engineers take a strip of
ground beginning at the -water's edge and
running back over the edge of the cut
a few rods, remove all loose dirt on the
surface carefully and Impregnate the sur
face with crude mineral oil to an extent
of one toot Thla will shed all rainfall
and the edge of the banks, back a few
rods, will remain perfectly dry. There
will be no slides If the bsnks may be
kept dry. The process will be eaay, In
expensive, and, I believe, entirely satis
factory. WALTER JOHNSON.
HARLAN, la.. Dee. li.-To the Editor
of The Bee: I am a reader ef your
paper and note that the preas throughout
the eaat la advocating preparedness for
defense. Thla undoubtedly Is started for tha sole
purpose of convincing the common people
that thla country Is In danger: that some
army may break Into our land some day
over night; to aweep the common people
off their feet, that they may be willing
to demand preparedneas for defense,
which would be the greatest boon and
victory for the big- Interests who own
and control our mines, steel mills, ship
yards, armament, munition, shot, shell
and powder mills. They may soon be
through reaping their great harvest from
the Christian natlona ef Europe. It
certainly would be millions of dollars in
their pockets. In case a home market Is
created for their product. Is it any won
der they are anxious to get us common
people converted te preparednessT
At the pressut time the rulers
and administrations of nearly all of the
Chrieilan natlona of Europe, for the
benefit of tha big Interests and the war
lorda who own and control the trade and
commerce, are sicking the common peo
ple aa soldiers, under threat of death
penalty fur refusal, against their nt-tgh.
Dor across tns line to murder, rob and
plunder, to sacrifice their lives aad
limbs, their wives made widows and
Ihelr children orphans, only to satisfy
ins awuiuou tor nonur and glory by the
rulers and war lords and the greed by
the big Interests. When the war la over
the rulers and war lords will shake
hands with their opponents over the
graves of the common people and con
gratulate one another on the bravery of
their soldiers, associate and Intermarry
until they get to quarreling again.
It certainly seems te be high time for
the common people te demand of con
ress right now te prepare for disarm
mcnt, Instesd of defense, before
militarism gets a hold on this country of
which It wilt never let loose If It ever
gets a hold. Let us show the world a
good .example, that we do not follow In
the footiteps of Europe, providing we,
the common people, have a right to our
lives, limbs and liberty.
EBBE 3. HANSEN.
"Don't you think these automobile Jokes
are In bad tasteT"
"No," replied Mtss Cayenne; "my ob
servation is that any piece of machinery
which can make a man laugh Instead of
lining prr.fanity should be classed as a
blessing." Washington Ftar.
"Maud expects a handsome present
from me this yes,r and has hinted she
tMnks It might be In the shape of an en
gagement ring when I can afford only a
"Serves you right for Indulging a dia
mond ling passion on a $10 salary." Bal
IaR MR. KABlB&tfcT,
IS MARRIcVfE A LOTTO?
mo - at least; IN LOTlTFy
W CAN VM1N AWSE!
"Don't you think I run a nice, homelike
little hotel?" asked the provd landlord.
"Indeed I Mo," said Jlrgers. "It's cold
and drafty, and the service ts awful, and
as for your cook well, really, Mr. Damp
sheets, when I ato that fierce breakfast
this morning I actually tVnuht I w.a
home for a minute." New York Times.
"Whst do you sippose they will say
In Berlin when the dismissed altacbea
"I guess thev will say when they see
the flrts. one, 'why, here comes cur Boy
Ed.' "Baltimore American.
"How did the Jury come to bring In
a Verdict of suicide when everybody
knnws the msn waa lynched for Mealing
It was done. replied Bronco Bon,
"to Impress the fact that anybody who
steals hosees In Crimson Gulch ain't got
no hope of livln'."-Washington Star.
Willie Ma, may I have Tommy Wilson
over to our house to play. Saturday?
Mother No, you make altogether too
much noise. You'd better go oyer to his
house and play. Boston Transcript.
J. M. Lewis In Houston Post.
I want the curtalna drawn and snug, I
want the coalu aglow. .
I want the baby on my knee, the mother
singinr low; .
Then let the cold December wind make
musio in ne trees. .
And I will never have a thought for
summer blooms and bees.
I want the bnbv In my lap, the children
on ins iioui.
Or gathered round my chair to hear the
taiea oi lairy mrt, ,,
Then northern winds may If they win
Plow UP a winwr Bionii.
And we can laugh to hear them blow
when all our neena are -wini.
With the warm home-roof over us and
upper Iasl ana aone,
Then come the wide-eyed fairy folk and
come tne romv. . . .
Then comes the howling of the wind out
side across mo , . .
And then the baby hears it howl and
gurgles wiui ueuu.
The summertime's a glory-time, with
With gentle winds out of the South and
aoitlv breathed perfumes.
With butterflies and honeybees, ana
roses ell aglow, ,
But hearts draw doner each to each wnen
blasts or winter diow.
And so we love the winter ' time when
And when the grate Is red with coals and
curtains all are drawn.
And when the children laugh and play
till time for Klnmherf own-
Then kneel bealde their mother's knee for
their "I lay me down."
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The main things
to consider when you select
an of fice are location, safety,
service and comfort.
Location With the Court House Plaza opposite and
unequalled street car service, the location
Safety The building is absolutely fireproof. It is
, surrounded by fireproof buildings.
Service Seasoned by years of careful management,
it offers the best of elevator and janitor
v service. Little things are always taken care
of immediately. Light, heat and water in
cluded without extra charge.
Comfort This is a building that was built for com
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THE BEE BUILDING
"Thm Building that i$ always new"
The only rooms thst we can offer now are the following, but if
they do not meet your requirements we will be (lad to place yoa
on our waiting; list.
Room 222 Choice office suite, north light, very de
sirable for doctors or dentists; waiting
room and private office; 520 square feet. 8-15.00
Room 635 Only vacant room on the outside of the
building. Faces directly on Seventeenth
street Partition for private office and
waiting room. Site 1ST square feet 818.00
Room 103 At the head of the stairs, on the floor op
posite The Uee business office. Sice 170
,,uart feet' 830.00
Apply to Building Superintendent, Room 103.
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