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TIIK BKE: OMAHA, SATURDAY, MAILCH 11, 1916.
THE OMAHA DAILY DEE
FOUNDED BY EDWARD ROSEWATER.
VICTOR ROSEWATER, EDITOR.
The Bw PuMlshlng Coropsny. Proprietor.
EB BUILDING. FARNAM AND EVTcfTlCENTH.
Entered at Omaha pnt)fflf ae eecond-Claea matter.
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Br earner By mull
pee month. ir yr.
Party and "under , o
rally without flunday. eVi 00
Waning end Sunday ""
Rvenlng without Sunday..
Sunday Bee only
Lxui' ana auuuojr Uee, three years In advsDce....HO.S
ienl notice of change of address or Irregularity In
delivery to Omtlm Hee, Circulation rerriment.
Kemlt by draft, enpreee or postal order. Only two
rent stamps received tn pajrmant of small rwut
Personal rhNki, ejrept on Omaha and eastern
cotat. not accepted.
Omaha The Fee Building.
Mouth Omaha UU N street
Council IMnffs 14 North Main Street
Lincoln- Little Mulldlng.
Chicago f 11 Peoplee Use Building
Naw York-Room II OA, ts firth avenue.
Ft Louis Ml Naw Bank of Commerce.
Washington T2S Fourtaanth street. N. W.
Address oommunlcationa relating to news and edl
torlal matter to Omaha Be. Sdltorlal Iwpextment.
54,328 Daily Sunday 50,639
wight TCIlllama, circulation manager of Tha Bee
Publishing eompnny, being duly (worn, says that tha
tvrx elroulatioB for tha month of February, 116,
aa 14. ltd daily and SM Sunday.
DWIOHT WILLIAMH, Circulation Idaneger.
Bohecrtbed In my presence and aworn to before
roe, this Id day of March, 1M.
ROBERT HUNTER. Notary Public.
Subscribers faring tha city temporarily
bo aid have The Hee mailed to them. Ad
drees wiu be changed aa oftn requested.
Looka as If Villa had tackled Uncle Sam
Just once too often.
"Our good friend Villa" has at lact become
"our common enemy."
Posslhly the tag will help father Identify
hit watchful waiting child.
Soap testing promises to become one of the
learned professions of Chicago.
The recreation department advances real
recreation by speaking In plain English.
Rising prices of paper lines up with other
worries flowing from the deluge of diplomatic
This much Is demonstrated Verdan Is not
the last engagement of the present great Eu
Judging by the primary filings piling up the
also-rans will , pull down the majority con
Obserre that members of the Recreation
board are getting recreation for themselree as
well as providing recreation for the public.
' yj. 1 ym
The fulcrum of business hitched to the new
depot pull would speedily make things more In
the right way. Will business work the leverT
80 it's to be a birthday rally instead of a
birthday dinner, and hit admirers will not hate
a chance to drink his health eren in grape Juice.
The inference is that if oar water works
manager only ran for offloe oftener we would
hart more frequent reductions of the water
What kind of a man is bet Well, lie must
hare been hiding his light under a bushel all
this time to be so brilliant and yet seed all these
introductions end testimonials.
Two democratic congressmen propose re
tiring to private lite rather than follow Presi
dent Wilson's policies. These are unmistakable
advance signs of the November breakup.
Reluctant county treasurers must "come
across" every month. The euprvae eourt has
said the last word. Checks or personal de
livery look alike to the guardian of the treasure
The government reports that the price of
flour late In 1915 dropped below the 1114 aver
age. Evidently no attempt was made to verify
the claim by measuring the sice of bread
loaves. . .
No Deterioration of the Nation.
Individuals who champion a definite course
of srtlon, and who fall to attract the following
(hey demand, are fond of declaring the Amer
icans as a nation have deteriorated. This alle
gstlon hss especially been used with astonishing
frequency in connection with discussions of in
lernstional relations and Internal policies dur
ing the last few months, and lis constant repeti
tion rosy have the effect of reusing some to
think it has foundation In fact. The contrary
Is true. No visible sign of retrogression, In
moral force or sptritusl purpose, has yet been
shown. Americans are peace-loving, but are
not more fond of their esse than sre other peo
ples they simply have more of It to enjoy.
Our wonderful progress In all the ways of
civilisation and enlightenment has given us ad
vantages and opportunities our forefathers
knew nothing about, even In their roost expan
sive dreams. These comforts snd conveniences
mske ns the envy of the less fortunate of tho
world, but they have not had the effect of de
stroying the fiber of our national life. A cir
cumscribed existence Is not essential to the de
velopment of character, nor does the strength
of a people rest finally on Us poverty. Today
we are reaping the benefit and enjoying the
fruits of those who made our wealth possible,
but we are not the less vigorous because we are
no longer living In primitive fashion.
Some flabby Intellects exist, and gain a hear
ing, but they do not represent the rlrlle Amer
icanism thst still leads the world.
The upheaval in the local Recreation board
is not altogether a surprise to those who have
been watching the progress of this social inno
vation here. While experience has shown the
desirability of competent oversight of the pub
lie play places provided for the children of the
community, and this oversight must necesssrily
have the direction of some properly qualified
superintendent, the very ambitious and compre
hensive nrocram outlined by the recently in
stalled "expert" for the development of the play
system embraces a great deal that provokes dis
sent, and much organised detail threatening to
prove cumbersome in operation and destructive
of the purpose for which the playgrounds are
established. The especially objeotlonable
feature of the program Is that which contem
plates raising a fund to psy local speakers for
giving advice to supervisors, and levying a tax
on children playing ball to be divided among
the umpires. This smacks entirely too much
of a petty side line to be tamely endured. What
Omaha really wants it common sense adminis
tration of the publio playgrounds, so that the
children will have the maximum of freedom with
a minimum of supervision, good behavior and
the personal safety of the youngsters being
"Villa and his bandits, alive or dead," con
stitutes the most pressing duty of the govern
ment. Diplomatic hair-splitting over eea travel
rights can be suspended while the nation rights
the wrongs of Americsns on the Rio Orsnde. ,
"Perdlcaris living, or Raesull dead!" was
the wording of the message of Secretary Hay
sent to the government of Morocco 00 a historic
occasion. A message of like import to the rul
ing powers of Mexico would fit American
temper at this moment.
Sweden's Objection Well Timed.
Sweden finds itself In much the same pre
dicament now as was Holland at the opening of
the war. An ensrgetto belligerent has aown
the waters, of the Baltic with a "mine field"
that means the cutting oft ot sea tratfte of all
kinds, an action against which the Swedes not
only protest, but propose to remedy by remov
ing the mines. Holland was forced' to take
similar action In the fall of 114, in order that
Its ports might be kept open. The lofty disre
gard for neutrals displayed at the opening of
the war has increased, rather than diminished,
in spite of the most vigorous representations,
and the present course indicates no purpose of
the warring nations to show greater considera
tion for their. peaceful neighbors. In this in
stance the circumstances are Interesting, be
cause of the fact that the Swedes have shown
an unmistakable bias for the Germans, although
maintaining a neutrality as rigid as the most
punctilious might require. Traffic between the
ports ot Sweden and Germany has continued
with but little interruption, and has been the
occasion ot not a little friction between tne
Swedes and the English. The Immediate effect
of the present protest is not likely to be more
effective than those that have preceded it, but
as the pressure on neutral commerce increases
the probability ot concerted action for protec
tion also grows.
Thirty Years Ago
This Day in Omaha
1 Ceraplled from Bee rtlea.
A company haa been organized to establtah a can
nine and preserving factory, incorporator being 8. II.
I. Clark, John M. Eddy. M. II. Gobel, John T. Bell.
W. U. Bhnver aiiJ Dr. A. R. Conklln.
John E. Williams and family of IX-a Moines, win
havo been visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. Kudd, bavo re
A dUpatch received by Flra Chief Butler from As
sistant Chief Oalllgan tells of tha Thurston Iloae com
pany winning- the firat race at New Orleana.
Mary Anderson la booked for the Boyd for the 2il.
hen aha will appear in "Pygmalion and Galatea, ' a
masterpiece of comedy and tragedy.
Tha cold wave flag ia up again over the weather
Victor Ducroa, tha well known realaurant man. U
reported tn a serious condition. Ha celebrated his
Uty-nlnth birthday last month and has spent atx.
eea years tn tha restaurant business In Omaha.
John Hoaa, employed by tha Lininger M strait
.'a., was married to Mlsa Emetine Claire Fmlth by
Rev. 3. 8. Petwetler at tha residence of the bride's
parents, ZMS Davenpcrt street.
Tha Union Star club masquerade took place at
Metropolitan hell under supervision of a rommlttoi
consisting of Will IL Bonham. K. R. Grwen, Joel,
Roberta. John Huj-chraore. E.. 11. Martla. H. C. HUn
a, 'J T. W. ,1'yn Umore.
Another Chance for Funston.
The War department having ordered the
pursuit ot Villa and his bandits across the Mex
ican border, It appears certain that the man
who captured Agulnaldo Is to be the one who
will finally expunge Francisco Villa as a factor
in international affairs. General Funston is
the proper person, If he have official sanction
for his act. His career has been such as gives
assurance In advance that the pursuit will only
terminate at 1U goal. The Kansas boy who
fought through the canebrakes of Cuba with
Gomes and Garcia, who swam the river in pur
sutt ot the Filipino lnsurrectos, who tan down
and captured the notorious Agulnaldo, and who
has since done a soldier's duty with a soldier's
devotion, is well qualified for the Job of settling
accounts with the Mexican raiders. He is a
western product, a fine type ot the plains breed,
and will hardly disappoint his countrymen In
the outcome of his latest mission.
The Book of tho Earth
Oarratt T. Serrlss.
HE Ufa hiotory ot our world, as far aa fossil re
mains rareal It to geologist, la contained in a
series of rock strata, formed one above another.
Ilka tha layers of an onion. In these strata aru
burled remains of the Jiving creatures which existed
at tha time whan materials of which each stratum
la enmpoeod were la!d down. In such a series, of
course, tha lowest must have been deposited first.
Thua tha enmt of the earth with Its successive layers
resemble. In soma ways, a book lying with It" front
pas downward, the end of tha story being at tha top.
This geological book must be read backward, start
ing with tha conclusion and going back to the be
ginning, and this method of reading, which would be
fatal to tha Interest Of a detective story, really adds
to tha fascination of the earth romance because Its
plot is reversed, and tha mystery pertains to the
start and not to the finish.
But the great rock book, unfortunately, has not
been wall preserved. Its leaves Instead of lying un
disturbed In their original order have been crumpled,
pierced, torn, mingled together, and disordered to
auch a degrea that In many places rarts of the bot
tom leaf have been thrust up to the top, and some
times huge mas-sea torn out of the book have been
shored back again upside down.
Nowhere can a complete series of even a small
portion of tha leaves be found retaining from top te
bottom their relative positions. The problem that
geologists had to attack when they began to decipher
the marvelloiia history of hundreds of millions of
years contained In this shattered volume resembled
somewhat that which confronts studanta of human
records whan they try to read tha Inscriptions en
broken clay tablets, er to put together fragments of
But the geologists have ene advantage In that
every page is marked all ever with certain charac
teristic things which enable them to recognise the
fragments, no matter how far they may have been
carried from their original position. It is eomr what
aa if each leaf of a book ware made of a particular
kind of paper, and printed In a type peculiar to It
self. With such close It would not be difficult te re
construct a tom-up book. If there were so essential
portions altogether missing. But In the geological
books tha characters do run ever, more or lass, from
page to page, so that uncertainty often exists as to
exactly where a fragment should be placed.
Now, keeping these difficulties tn mind, let us see
what the interpreters of nature's great rock bible
have been able to read. They find, first, that at the
bottom of the book, that la, at Its beginning, there
la a mass of chaotic material, which seams to have
been ground up, dissolved, squeezed out, redeposlted
and repressed, so that whatever characters may once
have been Impressed upon It have been destroyed.
This first leaf. Indecipherable as far as the story of
life on the globe Is concerned. Is called the Asolo
(lifeless) age. The upper part of It, where some
faint Indications of primitive life sre to be dis
cerned, is the Eosolo (Ufa dawn) age. A vast frag
ment of this chaotlo leaf ilea on the earth's present
surface In Canada, a big silver of It extending Into
the Adirondack mountains In northern Naw York.
Next comes the thick leaf called the Paleosoto
(ancient Ufa age). This Is divided, from bottom up
ward. Into four subleavea, named respectively the
Cambrian, the Silurian, the Devonian and the Carbon
iferous, in the Cambrian there are few forms of
life, and they seem to have been all marina, such as
seaweeds and very simple animals, such as mollusks.
In the Silurian "marine life, large oceans, small
landa, uniform climate," continued te be the charao
tertatlo features. Tha typical animals were Inverte
brates, that la creatures not constructed on the back
The Devonian witnessed a decided advance. Land
plants now began to oevelop, and perhaps the first
forests were then formed. The great characteristic
of the Devonian, was, however, the development of
back-boned animals In the form ef fishes. These no
doubt began la the late Silurian, but they became so
abundant In the Devonian that It has been called "the
age of fishes." The Carboniferous, which followed.
was the era ef the "eoal plants," from which the
principal coal beds ef the earth were develops!
Animal life was abundant In the Carboniferous,, and
then, for the first time, insects appeared in consid
erable numbers. The Carboniferous Insects were
astonishing giants. One, a specie ef phasma, had
a body a foot long and wings more than two feet In
The next great leaf above the Paleozoic Is the
Ifesosolo (middle life) age. This Is divided from bot
tom upward Into three parte, the Triaeslo, Juraaste
and Cretaceous, The Trlaaalc and Juraaslo are
characterised by the beginning of the mammals, or
animals which nourish their young with their milk.
But at that time they were insignificant little crea
tures. The great beasts called dinosaurs began In
the Trlaaalc but attained their senltn In the Jurassic,
which la often called "the age of great reptiles."
These creatures, however, continued en. In Changing
forma, through the nest, the Cretaceous, or chalk ere.
The enormous beds of chalk la many parte ef the
world date from this time, having been formed from
the remains of countless billions of mlnute-eheUed
creatures Inhabiting the sea. Birds made their first
appearance, by development from reptiles, tn the
Jurassic, and continued to develop through the Cre
The last great leaf Is the Cenosolc, (new life) age.
also called the Age of Mammals, because thsy now
became predominant. The Cenoaole haa two principal
divisions, tho Tertiary 1 below, and the Quaternary
above, which brings us to the world ef our time. The
Tertiary, In turn, haa three subdivisions, the Eocene,
Miocene and Pliocene. Gradually through these Ter
tiary eras were developed the anoeatral forma of
many characteristlo animals of our day, such as mon
keys, horses, elephants and carnivorous beasts like
wolves and tigers. The Quarternery Is often eaUod
tha era of man, baoauae our species seams to have
been unknown upon the earth until the last page
of the geological history had been nearly finished
Man la the "Finis" of the first volume ef the earth's
history, but he Is writing a second ess for himself.
Wsge Increases ranging from $15,000,000
to 110,000,000 in the aggregate have been ef
fected In the eastern soft coal fields through
the agreement Just signed. Negotiations for a
like settlement are proceeding tn the anthrac'te
region. Considering the risks of the mining
occupation the workers are entitled to the
highest consideration. It Is significant ot
better things that a satisfactory adjustment of
differences was effected by the get-to-gether
An Australian woman journeyed to Iowa
sustained by the holy desire of marking the
grave of her husband. But her devotion was
badly misplaced. Instead of a grave she found
an affinity and a bigamous husband. The sor
rowful pilgrimage, from start to finish, runs
the gamut of wifely emotions, and measures
the depths of msn's baseness.
People and Events
Omaha would never have had the Grain ex
change but tor forcing the railroads to it, al
though It has proved to be as much a boon to
the railroads as to our city. The same, thing
applies to the demand for a new Union depot.
The railroads will share the benefits, but they
.will not move until outside pressure compels
It em to rcall&e the necessity.
Though barely SO years of age, Mrs. Anna Haas of
Canton, O . admitted tn court that aha haa three living
husbands. That's going some, even tn Ohio.
A woman In Oklahoma entered a bank, poked a
revolver In the face of the cashier, gathered up !"
and acooted for the mountains. Every occupation
which women invade supplies evidence of aptitude
rivaling man. '
There are fathers and fathers. Soma lovelier than
others, but Father L. K. Scroggln of Mount Pulaski.
IU., la a real peach among dada. The other day he
sprung a surprise party oa hie thirteen children, giving
each a check for gJO,000.
A bathleaa citizen of Chicago who, ea com'
plaint of his wife, refused te dean up, wee sunt
to the workhouse for 183 days and condemned to
taka a bath each day. The penalty gives tha proper
training for jumping Into tha lake.
In Chicago the other day two brides awapped names,
Anna M. Petermann married Michael J. Thoeeoex Hla
eieter, Anna Thoaacn. married Joseph Pe terms na.
brother of Mlka Thoeeon a bride. After the double
wedding Anna Petermann was Anna Thoesoa anj
Anna Thoeeon waa Anna Petermann.
In seeking aa effective means of abolishing the
caste of clothes at Social functions the molders union
of New Tork picked upon the cpea-face dress suit
aa tha most effortlve badge of social dignity an'
democracy. 80 tha union decrees that members must
appear at all future functions la the regalia, hai
lowed by usage and tradition. Thus the models shatter
the molds ef casta and bridge the sartorial sulf be
tween labor snd isptisL
JTTTt OH tju
Freedom ef the Primary.
EXETER, Neb., March t-To the Edi
tor of The Bee: I notice that perennial
ulsanre from Lexington haa again ar
ranged to put Nebraska to the expense
of printing his name on the primary bal-
lota aa a candidate for president. It
seems thst some plan might be devised
to protect ourselves from freak candi
dates, which not only tend to bring eur
election system Into ridicule, but cause
considerable expense. Xf nothing bettor
Is suggested, why not try this: Amend
tha law allowing tha secretary of state,
at his discretion, to require a bond from
any candidate, say for llO.nm, conditioned
upon hla receiving t J or 3 per cent of
the votes st the primary or election at
which he Is a candidate. It ought not
to be a serious tax on the brain of the
secretary to tell a freak candidate, and
It la extremely unlikely that any man,
would ever be elected to that office who
would abuse such authority. I hope
somebody can suggest a better plan, but
am trying this for a starter.
W. J. WAITE.
Way ef Owed Wark la n.h
NORTH LOUP. Neh .
Editor of The Bee: Tn MSfWinsa A eaee
article recently appearing In The Bee on
'""wi 01 tne ruture woman, I have
reoelvad a letter dated at Hebron from
an unknown writer which vni. th sen
timent of many thousands in Nebraska,
The letter sbowa how manv naonla mitt
the artioles of the many newspapers of
me country. Just because we have the
habit of writing wa ahouM n.i
the impression that many other people do
uiina aa well as ourselves.
"1 desire to tall you that your Utter of
recent date In The Bee should be en
couraging te mankind. It makes no dif
ference who U the artist to chisel the
'future woman.' In this .
keep on seeing the good and to be thank-
jui jor uis game by encouraging it In
the best way you know haw. r't -4..,
up er become discouraged. Our Creator
..s gooo. neipers. Wa need to be an
example for the many foreign nations te
follow, and that right now. Keep up the
"" "or " ue prayer of tne women,
men and children,"
The writer adds. "Keen , v,
w a' Ugwj VUU
work. How many persona there are who
do not realise what that means. It Ig
easy to stand with the crowd, backed by
your banker and a horde of financiers.
out wnen your bankers secretly place
wrong Impressions of ihM,..i, .v.
lodges, commercial agencies, churches
na avenues of business, because the
whole truth does not
business methods, I am convinced that
ma way ot the "good work" is not al
ways "flowery beds of uu" .v..
Poet says. WALTER) JOHNSON
Prepar Per Waatf
OMAHA. South bm, vf , ..
Editor of The TBee V, .7
w star uw. UIJ pura
Poae to antagonise or court controversy
in What I m. b., . . .
- privuegoa to say
through your paper. Ex-Governor Shaw
of Iowa has well said. "Man la a fight
Ing animal," and when one offera noth
ing but sarcasm, jeers and sneers, call.
- - a-u..iii, ana wants the people
Tl3r 10 ,w,low' " 'weet mor-
- iorcea to say nay.
, I?.rl tMUmonr ta always reoelvad to
eetablieh a fact that Is not generally
known. In auak fn,..,AU . .
. .v ui, ivaiunony
j fw u worth more than that
ot the many who are not educated in
that direction. If it were not so why.
may J ask, are the schools at West
Point and Annapolis maintained? ,
...7,2, VM DP"s.to erect a
building ha does not go at It la a hap.
haaard manner, but ealls to his assist
ance an architect, and perhape a civil
engineer, to superintend Md plan as to
material. nronnrttnna . , ,
strength of material; they being schooled
"7" "-"". are natter prepared to
give the necessary advice. U .eems evi
dent, then, that such Preparation be
made aa will maintain the government in
ell matters pertaining thereto, thus pre
serving on an equitable basis all rights
due the government and IU citizens. Thla
o7trU.0n, eWM by reason
... pui upon 11 by reason of
the now warring nations of Europe.
Mr. Schumann in his oommuotoation
seems Somewhat netrturKt , .
matter and attempts to compare the
wun uie present. The world
was at peace at that time and no ade
Quate comparison on k, ...
seems Inclined to Insist on the highest
.7 . comparison ef the adjective
hir end tries to boater up his argu-
w.wi suppositional rases, which are
foreign to the matter and not argument,
having no facts tn sunnnrt t., it.
also thinks that the minds of our demo-
irano ana republican leaders-leaders
" wo gauierlng." Just what
means bv that nhnu r
understand, for I rimi itKi..
1. ,, " vuu,g
w w me 10 any oennlte conclusions.
i am means m it that k, .u,,
government held to by either democrats
wr rqiauwui w aamtnlstering govern
ment affairs are w-enn tv.. t .i.,...
- , ..wu uiuia a
understand him and know where to olaas
But, prepare for what Ta imi
ether nation, to be master of the seas.
r is acquire territory by conqueetT No.
But te preserve eur home rights, main-
ia ow ngnis on tne high seas and
enforce all equitable demands for wrongs
done. The details of preparation will be
worked out In. due time by the differ
ent arma of the government.
A Ward for the Jastlee Ceart,
OMAHA. March W.-To the Editor of
The Bee: There has been lately so much
criticism of justice court procedure and
practice and so much commendation of
the new municipal court that a few ques
tioita may be appropriate.
Ftret-Doee the municipal court Intend
to set aside the laws of the atate of
Nebraska for the collection of debt?
Aeoond Will higher costs and longer
delay In the determination of cases be
ot any advantage te poor debtors?
Third Ca a the new court be any more
lenient with poor debtora than the laws
Cf the slate provide?
Fourth What advantage will be de
rived by litigants in changing the place,
but not the mods of trials?
Fifth If justice courts are so vile and
are being operated contrary to law, why
does not some one take the proper legal
stepe to correct these evils?
I have had some experience In this
matter. A few years ago one party
started out right. The record ef the case
la in the district court and it might be
well to note that the people who tried
to beamirch my record not only had the
costs taxed against them without the In
troduction of any testimony on my pert,
and Incidents thr It may be mentioned
that the eoatiThave not yet been paid;
the highly Indignant attorney who was
going to do so much proving to bo ss
much of a shirker ef debts as were Ms
The laws of Nebraska are too severe
In some respects snd too lenient In eth
ers, but they are to be enforced without
fear or favor: they are enforced In the
districts courts In the same manner ss
in the justice courts or In the supreme
court, and the latter alone should de
termine the question of the constitution
ality ef laws.
Here la a challenge epen to all: I will
pay the costs of any appeal or error
proceedings from any fin! order or judg
ment In any case on my docket which
may be reversed on any point of law by
the supreme court of the state of Ne
braska. If the people who sre so strongly
critical mean business here is their op
portunity. It some of them de-otc their
time and I'll devote the cash.
I was the first and only party so far
to ask the legislature to amend the laws
for the collection of debt against poor
debtors. I drafted a bill which was in
troduced In the legislature at Its last
session which would hsve reduced costs
In Justice courts at least 50 per cent all
round, and more than that in cases
where garnishee proceedings are now In
voked. That bill was killed by the Doug
las county delegation In the lsst legisla
ture and these costs are still outrag
Incidentally, these gentlemen who re
fused to reduce Justice costs doubled the
mileage feee of constables In cases, so
that when a poor debtor Uvea ten mllea
from the court house he must pay tl
mileage fees where he was required to
pay tl before the law was amended.
Where the debtor lives wlUin a mile of
the court room he Is compelled to pay
SO cents more In each case which goes
to garnishment proceedings, where my
bill would have reduced his costs In such
case at least M.SS.
Facts are chlels wha wlnna ding
And daurna' be dlsputlt.
H. II. CLAIBcRNB.
"Do von give much time to your
Yes," replied genstor Horshum. "And
no matter how much thought 1 give a
speech before I make H. It Is liable to
causa tne still more worry afterward."
Jects on which vou deliver speeches V
"No." replied Senator ."orenum. "Poms
times 1 have to talk ehmit them In a
way thst makes people think they're
hard for anybody ezrept myself to un
derstand even when I am trying tl ex
plain tncm. an ngion ptar.
"Oolng to make any special observance
of Int this yrsr?"
"Tee, Indeed. Our card club hss de.
elded to meet st the homes of the mem
bers during Lent lntead of St the more
expensive clubs and hotels. "-Ietrolt Free
jtif FANCE KEJT ME WAIYIN
FOR TVJD HOURS, py W WATCH.
SHOW. I JILT HIM?
5TT ErXTTTD MAY8E
VI HIS WATCH HE WAS
ONI? AM HOUR AND A HALF
"Ton are not working In the same
place," said the butler.
"No," replied the cook. "I've been
obliged to change families several times
snd I'm going to keep on trying till I find
one that suits me." Washington Star.
"Can any girl tell the three foods re
quired to keep tne body in tvealth?"
There waa silence till one maiden held
up her hand and replied:
"Ter breakfast, yer dinner and ysr sup
per." Ban Francisco Argonaut.
"Plrst really realistic novel X ever
"What'e ao realistic about It?"
"Didn't you notice? The heroine does
about six times ss much talking aa the
hero. Kansas City Journal.
Cream of Tartar
is used in Royal Baking Powder
because it is healthful and the best
ingredient known for the purpose
Royal Baking Powder adds to
food the same wholesome qualities
that exist in ripe grapes, from
which cream of tartar is derived.
Made from Cream of Tartar
Absolutely Pure ,
No Alum No Phosphate
Royal Baking Powder was used ex
clusively in the Free School of Home
Economics at Omaha Conservatory
Theater last week.
1. irMi-gzi HI
Say " fault Cut Macaroni! "
When yea order from the grocer's do
yen simply ask for macaroni, or for
Faust Cut Macaroni ? There's a mighty
big difference, because Faust Cut Maca
roni u already cut lnincnlen gtha, and. you
know, nearly all recipes call for cut maca
roni Then. Fsust Cut Macaroni Is made
from Durum wheat, rich in gluten and the
mast Beartshtag ef foods. It Is put as re large sack
sees for IS mala. Wm yea Mil erder, insist e
bat it aoaa Ms store ter year SMasy.
MAULL BROS., St. Levis. U. S. A. '
U V aJbCaJT-feSSfc?
Don't Refuse if invited
E ! ! ! ! I -
U till E IS iUk'r
to dine at the new hotel. It's the
habit that grows on you. Tho more
you go, the more you'll want to.
Usual Sunday night Table dHote
Dinner at One Fifty per person.
"The Pontenelle Will
Serve You Well."
A. BURBANK, Managing Director.
Persistence is the cardinal vir
tue in advertising; no matter
how good advertising may be
in other respects, it must be
run frequently and constant
ly to be really succcessful.