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Any other aspiring favorite bobs in leash?
Now is the time to trot out.
The injunction Is to temper justice with
mercy but sometimes it mighty hard to do it.
The prospects for Uw and order in Mexico
seem to improve only m the area ot desolation
Congress would materially improve the na
tional temper by reducing the output of talk
and speeding up on work.
In view of the rising cost of veal, the project
of substituting a June wedding for a feast of
fatted calf lines up with the economical needs
of the times.
. Whenever the king of Greece thinks of what
happened to his neighbors ot Serbia and Monte
negro, his admiration for the man holding down
the Grecian lid mounts several notches.
Peace missionaries report peace sentiment
everywhere in their travels. Everybody wants
It. The trouble is that those who need it most
tie too many strings to their wishes.
When a state presents a favorite, son foi
president and one also for vice president, an
other difficulty looms up, for the constitution
in providing for the machinery of the election,
prohibits a member of the electoral college vot
fng for two from his own state.
Makers of feminine shoes manifest uneasi
ness regarding the color schemes for next sum
mer's wear. They appear peeved because dress
makers decline to lengthen the garments and
threaten to put out hand-painted boots that will
make a gown merely a matt for a scenie picture.
Talk about miracles! Here is Mr. Brian's
Commoner exploiting ex-Senator Joe Bailey just
because he is opposing the president's prepared
ness plans. Presumably Roger Sullivan, or
even Thomas Fortune Ryan, could get a boost
in the Commoner now by openly siding with
Bryan. '
. Mayor Mitchel cheers New York taxpayers
with the Information that if they will bear the
present load patiently for fifteen more years re
lief can then be effected. It is understood, of
course, hat the mayor will not be responsible
for fulfillment of the promise unless he is con
tinued on the Job.
On one essential at least our inland con
gressmen are a unit. A river and harbor bill
carrying f40.000.000 has been whipped Into
hape by the committee and appears certain of
touching the tressury before the preparedness
program emerges from the talking stage. First
come, first served.
The Wall street syndicate undertaking to
place the Frisco railroad system on its feet
naively informs the Missouri Railroad commis
sion that it will accept as compensation for the
service such sura aa may be determined by the
presidents of three New York trust companies.
Mlssourlans regard the family arrangement aa
a unique version of the. inspired exclamation:
"Wouldn't that Jar you?"
- r i ii j xjpMMieup li
Omaha ia to have a Battle of Geltyabura pa ne
ts ma, a company for that purpose with ,OUO capital
being- In proceae with theae Incorporator: D. II.
Wheeler. E. Pierpont. D. F. Hamon. A. Montraerency,
V. J. Templeton, H. W. Mckle, C. Varney, Harry
olney. Jamee Caaey. A. L. Strang. M. II. Coble. J.
K. Mallei, O. O. Howard. O. l Campbell, Hugh U.
Clark and WUllam Megulre.
Acting Aaaaiatant Surgeon A. W. Barber, at the
army headquarters, haa been ordered to report at
J-'ori D. A. RuaaelL
A concert waa given at the opera house by the
Milan Italian Opera company. The aecond part of
the program consisted of an act from Fauat, in which
the roka were taken by allllcs Koeni, U Morse,
Pardee, fclgnor Taglierl and Blgnor Bologna.
The local eaaembly of Knight of Labor publlahej
resolutions adopted in memory of Omaha's late
mayor. P. F. Murphy.
Dr. E. W. Lee U eeeking the return of a black
box containing rubber piping and a ellver plated
air pump, lost near the bridge near Saunders etret.
Mrs. E. Wakeley, Nineteenth and California afreets,
wants a competent girl to cook, waah and Iron, G--man
Ceoige Kay haa ullt lenlly recovered from a
F;.iii:d arm to return to his post of business.
Letting Oar Light Shine.
Slowly, yet impressively, the attitude ot
Americans In relation to the world ar Is com
ing to be understood by themselves, and In time
It, will be appreciated by those whose interest
Just now leads them to harshly criticize us.
We have been told we are making bad friends
abroas. and that Americans are coming to be
generally hated. This Is easily explained as
arising from the fact that we have so far prop
erly declined to become involved on either side
ot the controversy, but have resolutely held
aloof from any action that might reasonably be
construed as showing favor to one or the other
of the combatants. Yet our participation in
the war has been notable and of incalculable
value to all the countries whose normal activi
ties have been suspended by the conflict.
For fifteen months we have been feeding the
destitute behind and between tbe battle lines.
Governments of Europe are too intent on de
struction to heed the suffering of the helpless,
and to these Americans have come with food
and clothing and other aid, that their lot may
be made the less precarious and their misery in
this degree lessened. Along the battle line
American doctors and nurses, volunteers sup
ported by American funds, have ministered to
tbe human wreckage of war. Science and skill
and sympathy have done all that can be done
to ameliorate the desolation and destitution the
older governments abandoned to the care of
Providence that they might press on to furthet
devastating effort.
Along with this philanthropic work has gone
something of the spirit that has prompted it.
Beneficiaries of such generosity do not soon
forget it, and while the Innocent victims of the
terrible war may not waste time in analysis of
the altruistic impulse that has brought them
aid from the land beyond their dreams, they
will call down a present blessing on those who
have provided for them, and cherish tbe mem
ory of that help always. We may be making
conquests of new commercial greatness, may be
extending the sphere of Influence of our cul
tural life and may be advancing in every
attribute of human good. That remains to be
seen. What is certain Is that we have con
quered a wonderful kingdom ot humble hearts
through the light of human sympathy we hav
spread In darkened Europe.
Getting Together
Von Fapen'i Private Correspondence.
Some interesting but not at all alarming
disclosures of personal opinion are furnished
by the publication of letters from the private
correspondents of Lieutenant von Papen, late
German naval attache at Washington. These
captured letters are serviceable to the Allies
only as they may be used to foment anti-German
feeling In tbe United States. Outside of that
purpose, they have no value whatever. The.
language quoted from them is not startling, nor
does it differ greatly from expressions publicly
made. Lieutenant von Papen was the personal
appointee' ot tbe kaiser, and naturally was In
close touch with friends of Germany, and par
ticularly with representatives of the German
government in America. It is quite in keeping
with usual course of events that these pet-sons
should hold and. express sentiments friendly to
the German cause, and that they wrote these
sentiments to Von Papen is not a cause for
special wonder. Tbe United States Insisted on
the recall of Von Papen because ot his alleged
connection with war intrigues in this country.
The Information Just sent us from London may
serve to support the action taken by our gov
ernment, but aside from that Is not ot serious
Life Insurance Farm Loam.
The largest single golden stream capitaliz
ing farm development In the United States has
its -source in the swollen treasuries of life Insur
ance companies. In ten years their aggregate
investments in real estate mortgages increased
two and one-half times, ranking next to bonds.
In the opinion of the managers, as safe and
profitable securities. The total mortgage loans
of 148 companies on December 31, 1914,
amounted to f 1,700,000.000, of which 89 pel
cent waa farm security and 61 per cent other
real property. '
The Importance of this vast supply of work
ing) capital to the newer sections of the west is
show In a report by Robert Lynn Cox, counsel
and manager of the Association ot Lite Insur
ance Presidents. The most striking fact re
vealed In the report la tbe commanding lead ot
the Mississippi and Missouri valley sections In
the favor of tbe companies, both In amounts
loaned and low rates of interest. In the north
western group of states Iowa, Minnesota, Ne
braska, the Dakotaa, Wyoming and Montana
the farm loans of the companies total I2S4,
11S.000, or 4.5 per cent ot the farm mortgages
reported by the 1910 census in these states.
The average Interest charge ranges from 6.11
per cent in Illinois to 8.53 per cent in Idaho.
Iowa leads in total ot farm loans, $139,611,000.
at an average interest charge of 5.3 1 per cent,
and Nebraska second, with 162.390,000. at 5.34
per cent. Mr. Cox points out that the interest
rate Is determined by land values, not by de
mand and supply, as is too commonly tbe case.
He neglects to state, however, whether the
moderate interest charge includes the commis
sion cost of placing loans, which usually swell!
the cost to the borrower.
The figures emphasise tbe magnitude ot the
task of formulating a rural credit system which
will cut the cost of farm loans and at the same
time supply the billions of dollars required to
take the place of private capital.
"Why not prosecute usurers?" asks Mr.
Bryan In his Commoner. Well, why notf Thi
prosecuting machinery is all in the hands of a
democratic administration, with which Mr.
Bryan was officially associated for nearly three
years. Furthermore the laws against usury in
Nebraska are quite drastic, and we have a
valiant and vociferous democratic attorney gen
eral. '
The dawn or a bright leap year (or man is
assured. Neckties wrought la the designs o:
rare porcelains or bearing hand-painted replicas
of tne masters are coming out for spring and
summer wear, aborting sufficient decorative
effect to render the tribe skeptical of proposals
unaccompanied by a checking account.
Tne Open Door,
Kansas City 8lar prog.): The republicans have
invited the progressives to "come bark through the
open door." The progressives have decided tfvgo
hack far enough to keep the door open. If the re
publicana accept the progressive' platform and name
a progressive candidate, the progressives will go
hack through the open door. If the republicans dodge.
It ia the purpose of the Dull Moose merely to hold the
door open for other progressives to come out.
Ii Braenea Be Hraeaes.
St. Louis Globe Democrat (rep.)i In ahort, the
colonel's message reveals nothing of a political na
ture, commits neither him nor the committee to any
course of political action and la entirely free from
offense to any one mho, in his Judgement, ought n"t
to be offended. It Is another Indication that he Is
disposed to let bygones bo hygonea, and to center his
energlea upon an Issue raised by the circumstance
of the present war, which can be made a party
question only In the extent of Its application. Whether
this Issue, which he declares should be above all
party considerations, and, we may hope, above all
personal considerations, will take him Into the re
publican party, remains for circumstances, or him
self, to reveaL It la significant, however, that the
date and place selected for the progressive conven
tion will make the self-extinction of the remnant of
the progressive party easy and painless.
What (if Colonel Waata.
New Tork World (dem.): The colonel wants war
because President Wilson la trying to maintain peace,
and the colonel'a only chance of getting tha republi
can nomination Ilea in bis oppoatlon to the president.
If some mischance should plunge the country Into
war before the national conventions are held, the
colonel would be for the pear at any price, especlully
If he failed In his ambition to go to the front ns
commanding general of tho horse marines.
Conditional I nloa.
New Tork Journal of Commerce (Ind.). The chance
of the national organisation of the republicans re
suming something like Its normal strength will de
pend upon the position taken by its own leadera and
not upon surrendering to the dictation of those who
threaten to defeat it If it does not submit to their
leadership. What the progressives at the present time
aeem most likely to accomplish, or help to accomplish.
Is what they profess most to dread, the continuance
of "the .Wilson admlnatratlon," which they say "has
repudiated the faith of our forefathers."
Chtnafylngr the Country.
Springfield (Maaa.) Republican (rep.): Colonel Rooae
velt'a letter to the progressive national committee
hardly had the encouragement for the grand new
party which the brethren might have desired. "Purely
partisan considerations" are naturally rather to the
fore in the committee's Immediate Interest. But what
doee the colonel mean by Insisting "that every man
who la within our borders shall be an American and
nothing elseT" It sounds rather like a change of
heart In favor trt "Chlnaflcatlon." Such a policy In
deed would be going China several better.
A Leap Tear Propoaal.
Chicago Herald (Ind.): The progressive party
has Juat made a leap year propoaai to the republican
party in the form of the declaration of principles
given out by the executive committee on Tueeday.
The party promises. If not to be "thine forever,"
at leaat agree to a temporary or trial marriage
under conditions aubstantially expressed In the fol
lowing extracta: "Tha aureat way to secure
for our country the required leadership will
be by having, if possible, both the progres
sive and republican part lee choose the aame standard
bearer and the aame principles. We pledge ourselvea
to approach the consideration of the Issues Involved
In such an effort without any Cesire to revive parti
san bitterness." .
Twice Told Tales
She CaJne Hack.
Backward and forward he paced, his eyes wild
and rolling, hla face haggard. Aa the mlnutea passed
hla agitation increaaed.
"Will she never come? Will ahe never com?
he walled wildly. "Already it la fifteen mlnutea past
the appointed time, and yet ahe Is not here!'
He pressed hla handa to hia fevered brow, and
waited. He tried to ait In vain, and atlll waited. He
gased aadly through the window, and went on
At laat! Ah! The aounda of little foot-steps on
the stairs. He turned to the door, eager, excited.
Tea. It waa ahe!
"Tou have come, then?" he rasped, dlssy with
delight, aa he grabbed hia hat.
Yea. the stenographer had come back, and it waa
now hla( turn to go out to lunch.-New Tork Time a.
A Prayer la Tlsit of Battle.
One of the oddest prayera ever made was that
of an old Virginia soldier at Antietam. He was
lying flat en the battlefield and, to quote his own
worda, "the ahot and shell were going over me so
thick that the whole firmament above me waa lead
color I felt Juat then that I waa aix feet long ani
pretty night four feet thick, and that the chances,
for me were only two feet better lying down than
they were standing up. I made up my mind that
my only aafety lay In praying. Oh, Lord, good Lord.'
I prayed, p!eaae etretch me out aa thin aa a ahoe
atrtng, with the pointed end towards the enemy.' "
Boston Transcript.
Cllachlnar Ararement.
A northern attorney, after acquiring a large South
Carolina eatate, formed the Eureka Debating so
ciety to encourge free speech among the negroes of
the neighborhood. On hla next trip south he waa
confronted by a proud winner of the society's prise
"Now, what wr.a the subject of the debate, Sam?"
asked the attorney.
"Do subject were. "Whet Is de mos benefit to
mankind, sah, de sun or de moon?" answered the
negro. ,
"And which aide did you uphold?"
"De moon, sah. I Jea' argued dat de sun shines
by day, when we doan' need de light, but de moon
it shines by night, when dat light certainly am
needed. An dey couldn't answer dat, sah" Every,
body'a Uagaslne.
People and Events
Only one Uth Friday In 1914. The one hoodoo day
ia Friday, October 13. but the hoodoo wilt not apply
to leap year proposals made on that day.
A pair of home-made baby shoes which have been
used by IQO babies In a stretch of 1W yeara have been
presented to the Kentucky Historical aociety at
Frankfort by Colonel C. E. Merrill. Four generationa
of the Merrill family used the shoes.
Membera of the first four classes graduated from
a woman's college In Pennsylvania sidestepped cus
tomary collage gifts and provided funda for a regular
course of study in Ore prevention. The novel offer
has beeB accepted.
Opposition to alien Industry la mighty rloea to the
rioting point In one section of Minneapolis. A China
man scrape a two-string fiddle regularly between
midnight and I a. m. and haa the musie lovers within
earshot so worked up that neighborhood neutrality ia
Henry Gallant, a bt. Loula plute, dropped hW.oos to
faro sharp, and yelled so lustily that the sharper
and victim were caught in New Tork before a refund
could be effected. Gallant Is under a tM.uuo bail bond
to appear and prosecute, which makes hlra sure all
The Whys ef the Wise.
SCOTIA. Neb.. .Ian. IS. To the Editor
of The Hee: I read with some Interest
Hie letter of one Stephens Blttlck In The
Bee advising German sympathisers to go
to Germany. Well, why not Knsllsh sym
pathisers go to England? During the
Japanese-Russian war. almost the unani
mous sympathy of the people of the
Cnltcd Statea waa with Japan, as aralnst
Russia. Now, In this crisis, much of the
sympathy Is with Russia, against Ger
many. This, according to geometrical
conclusion places Japan In advance of our
German citizenship.
My father was an American cltlsen. I
was horn in this country, being thus a
natural born cltlsen of United States. I
ran understand the German language, and
speak It aome. I have never lived In any
country except thla. But It gets "my
goat" to hear these fellows cell German
sympathisers hyphenated Americans. Why
not call those sympathising with allies
hyphenated Americans?
We hear much about Kalserlsm and
German militarism. Why don't these fel
lows speak of Anglicism and British
navallsm. Does not Great Britain today
rule the sea?
If Bitttck and I were to travel on our
highway, meet a man carrying United
ftates mall and rob him of his mail sack,
what would be the result? We would
both go to the pen. and surely we ought
to. But the allies have repeatedly taken
American vessels, carrying United States
mail off the high aeaa though bound for
neutral porta, taken what they wanted of
It, and the result waa the usual, "Wei
shall protest." Blttlck forgot this.
Blttlck says, "Why don't theso German
sympathisers go to Germany and fight
for that country f" Well, why don't these
English aympathlsers go to their adopted
country and fight. Be honest with the
public at least and tote fair.
A Memorial ( m pioneer Family.
OMAHA. Jan. l.-To tbe Editor of The
Bee: People who are interested in the
breathing spots of the city are hoping
that another and much-needed one may
be added to the number, by municipal
purchase of the Caldwell and Hamilton
"A park" waa one of the flrat objects
suggested for the ultimate destiny of
these combined properties. Nothing could
be more desirable for that quarter of
town, or a more Ideal use for the
grounds themselves, which would lend
themselves to It so perfectly and with
so little comparative expense, their beau
tiful slopes already so well laid out and
cultivated for many years. For any
other purposes, auch aa the municipal
buildings .that have been mentioned, so
much changing of grade would be re
quired, and auch great cost to the city,
that it should hardly be thought of at
all. If expense la any conalderation.
Parka are health-spote aa well aa
beauty-spots, and In both senses they
are the agents of public welfare. There
ia no park anywhere in the vicinity of
the Caldwell property. Every large city
has Its downtown or central park; this
city has only Jefferson park, which is
but a remote and shabby apology for
one, though It serves its peculiar pur
pose well enough. It would be an im
mense pity to lose thla splendid chance
of giving the city another Improvement
of the kind moat beneficial to Its resi
dents and moat valuable to its own ap
pearance. It would be still more a pity to sacri
fice auch a beauty-spot aa this might oe
to the purposes of a police station or
even an emergency hospital. Think of
that fine air apace for the region, handed
over to the smoke prdueers that already
poison our atmosphere almost beyond en
durance! (In passing, it might be aald
that the municipal officers, welfare
boards and all others concerned, would
do the city more good by enforcing ts
smoke ordinancea than by any new pro
jects that they can Invent) A library
has been mentioned in connection with
a police station and a hospital. Startling
Idea! Would the patrona of a library
women and children largely be expected
to enjoy dally encounters with ambu
lances and patrol wagona loaded with
their aad freight and all the incidentals
to the program of those two necessary
but grew some establishments T To one
who loves to make use of a library, the
idea la not tolerable. And It la not te
be supposed that Omaha people win
relish this novel "civic center" proposi
tion. It would aeem that their View
should he asked before auch a plan la
aoberly discussed.
If the city planning board has any In
fluence at all. now ia a good time to
make use of It. And if they have that
sense of the "fitness of things,'- aa re
gards city development, which we ex
pect In such a boa-d. they will realise
that a park is the one and only true end
for the beautiful Caldwell property, and
work accordingly. "Caldwell park!" or
"Hamilton park!" either one a splendid
name, and a memorial to a great pioneer
family of the city.
Any words from people who believe
In parks aa a factor in city Improve
ment, may help In that direction, and
uch people ars urged not te wifhold
them. CIVia.
Colored Man with n War Record.
OMAHA. Jan. 14 To the Editor of The
Bee: The atate of Nebraska and city
of Omaha can boast of one aged colored
man that did good service in tbe employ
ment of Unole Sm yeara ago. namely.
J. W. S. Banks, or Joe Banks, aa com
monly known here. He served many
yeara aa a valet at Fort Leavenworth.
Kan., for the following named officers :
Captain Mitchell. Major General Phillip
Reade. Colonel J. W. Pops, and aa auch
went with General Mllea to the front to
catch Sitting Bui! after the Cuater mas
sacre. But when Joe Banks returned he
went back to Fort Leavenworth, Kan.,
and waa employed aa valet for Captain C
S. Illaley. Old Joe Banks ia now 6S yea
Prefero leaTentlen Prlnury.
LINCOLN. J.n. 14. Te the Editor of
The Bee: I want to aay that I am heart
ily In accord with the views quoted in
The Bee under a Lincoln data line re
garding the abolishment of the present
I am Irrevocably "femlnsl" the pri
mary system, have always been and al
ways will be. for by Its use tbe most Il
literate and unscrupulous can have equal
privileges with the most enlightened and
may be elected where be la unknown aa
agalnat a man perfectly qualified and
worthy of the office, and who under the
old convention system could not reach
half way te first base. t
Under the convention system a candi
date had to come out In the epea and hla
qualifications were well known, but un
der the primary system u appears to be
different and moat anv aort of an In
dividual can win whether he has the
qualifications or not.
The article In The Bee was timely, logi
cal and full of good live thoughts and
will probably stir up the animals In no
uncertain way. Let us abolish the per
nlcloua primary system and adopt a con
vention system thst will give us good
honest government, and In case we should
even then make a mistake we can rem
edy the same with the recall which serves
ss a penalty for the man who does not
do his duty.
Ex-Preeldent Nebraska State Press As
sociation. '
Tips on Home Topics
Washington Tost: You never know
what Invincible Ignorance means until
you meet a man who absolutely refuses
to agree with you.
Detroit Free Press: A lady lecturer
aaya the war will make women a drug
on the market. In that event a lot of
men may become dope fiends.
Cleveland Plain Dealer: Tou will no
tice that the theory that grippe Is tran
smitted by kisses was not circulated till
the mistletoe season was over.
Indianapolis ' News: Without casting
the slightest aspersions on his persona!
pulchritude, the suspicion grows that
Penator Works never did think he'd look
well In khaki.
Pittsburgh Dispatch: A coroner's Jury
has held a Chicago man for causing his
wife's death by "mental aasault," or. In
other words, talking her to death. And
It used to be supposed women had a
monopoly of It.
Chicago Herald: The only thing that
seems to fit the latest Mexican atrocity
Is something in the indignant mood of
VKIton's mighty cry: "Avenge, O Lord,
Thy slaughtered saints whose bones He
bleaching on the Alpine mountains cold!"
New Tork World: The increase of $100,
000,000 In the returns of the uoot and
shoe industry Is attributed in part, to
war orders, but In larger part to the
variety of styles which women demand
in shoes. In the words of one delegate
to the national convention of shoe re
tailers. "Women have simply turned the
shoe business into a millinery business."
What the shoe manufacturers have to
apprehend more than a cessation of hos
tilities Is a return to long skirts.
"Are you sure the world Is hspp11"
snd better?"
"Absolutely. 1 ,00k st the peopla who
used to mske themselves miserable on
bicycles and who ate now riding in
motor cars:" Washington Star.
Bill I see some parts of the south are
still giving us trouble.
jlllHow so?
Bill Whv. I see that Baldwin eounty.
Ala., haa shipped 102 cars of cucumbers.
Tonkers Statesman.
"Willie," aald the teacher of the Juven
ile class, "what is the term 'A;c,r used
"It is used to make peP1 believe thst
we know a lot more than we reslly
do." replied the bright youngster Chi
cago News.
Minister I made seven hearts hsppy
Fsflehoner How wss thst?
Minister Married three couplea.
Parishioner That only makes sis.
Minister Well, you don't think I did
It for nothing?" Albany Argus.
"Mv son." said the father Impressively,
"suppose I should he taken away sud what would become of you?"
"Whv," said tlie son. irreverently.
"I'd stav here; the question is what
would become of you?" The Boy
New Tork Mail.
O, whv do you worry and why do you
It's dollars to doughnuts that things
mieht he "wuss."
Pray what in the world are yon hoping
When? by 'day and by night, you simply
A laugh is worth more thsn a river of
. teara; . .
An ounce of bright hope than a ton of
dark fears:
A cl-eer beats a groan by a hundred ta
And growllng's a capital habit to shun.
To double your trouble and add to your
Keep talking about them, yes, no matter
But would you get rid of your burdens
of grief?
Forget that you have them, you'll roon
find relief.
If nobody had any trouble but you,"
Do you know what I think to you we
would do?
We'd encase you In glass and write
"Here's a man
Unlike any other since mortals began."
If we never had storms, no rainbows
we'd see.
And a very great loss that surely would
Take heart, and take hope then and
seek to live so -That
to others the right way to live you
may show. 1
t OME wasn't built in a day. Neither
wm anything elao worth while. It
takes mo than two years to "build"
a tin of VELVET.
TT takes that long ,
for the choicest '
Kentucky Burley
tobacco to be thor
oughly matured
into VELVET, the
Smoothest .
1 ooacco.
Winter Office Comfort
Extremes of weather are the real test of an office
building. It is then that the little things count. This
building has not only a vacuum heating system, but is
metal weather stripped. The court provides wonderful
The building is always practically full, because of
its popularity, but occasional changes offer oppor
tunities to get. choice offices. While the list below is
all we have to offer today, there may be something
which will just suit you. If not, let us know your re
quirements and we will watch for an opportunity to
take care of you when the first change occurs,
"The building that is always new'
Room 222 Cholc of flee) suite, north light, very de
sirable for two doctors or dentists;
waiting; room and two private offices;,
580 square feet
Room 619 0l the beautiful court of the building;
sire 135 square feet
Room 636 nl Tc"t room on the 17th street
side of the building. Faces directly on
Seventeenth street. Partition for pri.
rate office and waiting room. Size 117
square feet
Room 101-At h ' the stairs, on tbe floor
opposite Tbe Bee business office. Size
470 square feet. Would be specially use
ful for a real estate firm
Apply to Building Superintendent, Room 103.
Persistence is the cardinal vir
tue in advertising; no matter
how good advertising may he
in other respects, it must be
run frequently and constant
ly to be really succcessfuL