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HIE OMAHA SUNDAY BKK: MARCH 12, 1916.
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE
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dress will be changed a often M requested.
The robin la here, but the spring milliner
beat the bird to It.
Respect for the Law.
President Dryden of the Nebrsska Bar asso
ciation expresses his regret at the growth of
disrespect and lack of regard for the law la the
United State. In his address to the Omaha
j lawyers he touches on some phases of this con
dition that are worth studying. Our national
habit of law-making has led us into Ha natural
consequence, the habit of law-breaking. Adopt
ing the fetich, "be It enacted," we have under
taken to adjust and regulate every poclal, Indus
trial, commercial or political relation by some
specific law, and often by more than one, and
not Infrequently by conflicting provisions. It
has come to such a pans that even the judges
on the bench do not know what the statutes
are, and from the confusion the layman has
drawn a contempt he is not laggard in express
ing. The belief that a "coach and four" can
still be driven through any law enacted 1s not
calculated to Increase respect for the ever
swelling list of statutes.
Mr. Dryden also points out that the bar Is
responsible for the increase in the crime of per
jury, and sharply criticizes the prevalent prac
tice in damage suits. Here the greatest of
modern abuses of the courts is found, with the
lawyer as tho direct beneficiary of a crime that
defeats Justice and brings disrepute to bench
and bar alike. If the unscrupulous lawyer may
disregard written and unwritten law alike, and
yet retain his standing in his profession, how
can the respectable members of the bar look
for respect among the people?
Here the reform must come from within.
The bar must purge itself of its tricksters and
shysters. When the lawyers give over their
sharp practices and cease to aid in levying
blackmail through suborned perjury and legal
technicalities, the people may come to have
higher regard for the law Itself.
The avenging army Is booked for consider
able marching, if not fighting.
Among Its other attractions, Omaha now
boasts an escalator. No, no relation to an oscillator.
"Stop Off in Omaha" is a good slogan, not
only for the touring season, but all the year
His majesty, the hog, from his $10 perch.
Is at liberty to look down on his market associates.
Blame for the latest New Haven wreck Is
placed on the dead engineer. The dead offer
Congress reluctantly admits that it has an
abundance of regular business on hand without
borrowing foreign affairs.
Those navy gunners who persist In making
perfect scores are bound to get In bad with Con
gressman Gussla Gardner.
Better baby health Is the starting point of
health conservation movement, and there Is so
logical stopping place short of the cemetery.
So far no statesman has shown sufficient
breadth of vision to formulate defensive meas
ures against the coming Invasion of spellbinders.
The expected, happens. Failure to Include
every highway in the good roads proposition
brings a shower of paving bricks from the left.
If there are rivers to swim as well as moun
tains to climb In Mexico, Funstoa'e experience
in the Philippines makes him the man for the
The supreme court's deliverance on. trading
stamps amounts to a hint to congress that states
have a few minor rights which shjmld he re
spected for awhile.
If Hughes, or anyone else tor that matter.
Is first choice of the Nebraska republicans, why
should they not say so? What's the presiden
tial preference primary for, anyway?
Thanks for small favors, but even at eigh
teen and one-half cents a thousand gallons
Omaha water users are paying over 23 per cent
more than Lincoln water users have to pay. '
Still, considering the worthlessness of our
warships, as now disclosed by our naval officers,
they did tolerably well In that little brush with
Spain, and again, later, in sailing the fleet
around the world.
The Place to Pall Together.
Omaha has reached the point where It is
entitled to a new Union depot to take the place
of Ha present outgrown station, and the time Is
ripe for a consistent and persistent agitation to
bring the railroads Into line for it. The Bee is
naturally gratified at the response awakened by
its advocacy of a new depot, proving that in this
It la truly voicing the popular demand.
But The Bee has no monopoly upon the pull
for a new depot for Omaha, nor is It the only
newspaper Interested in the upbuilding of our
city. Our contemporsries have, from time to
time, indicated that they favor such a project,
and there Is no reason why they should now be
silent or draw back simply because The Bee is
leading. We Invite all the other newspapers
that want to "grow with growing Omaha" to
Join with us to help stimulate the city's growth,
which at this particular moment stands in
greater need of nothing more than it does of
adequate modern accommodations for Its In
coming and outgoing passenger travel. "
The revival of railroad construction activi
ties is already under way throughout the country
and at no time in the last ten years have con
ditions been as encouraging for securing for
Omaha this much needed improvement.
In Pursuit of Villa.
Our government at last seems to have
speeded up in getting after Villa and the mur
derous band of which he is the head, and it is
to be hoped this pursuit will not slacken till
these bandits cease to be a menace to citizens
along the border. The army gathered along
the Rto Grande with available reinforcements
must he fully adequate to the task, and is In
good condition. Years of "watchful waiting"
has given the men fit training for the work they
are setting out upon. But It will still be no
easy Job, for Villa has a country well suited for
his purposes into -which to retreat. It is moun
tainous and arid, where the expeditionary force
will encounter much of hardship, especially as
the natives left In the region are friendly to
Villa and will give him and his band all assist
ance. The movement lacks the grandeur of
war, but it holds the same element of business,
and shows we are prepared for the little things
that come our way is course of duty.
Mr. Bryan kindly approves of the president's
orders to the troops to pursue Villa, adding that
this is the first time we have had sufficient
cause to cross the border. Ob pshaw! Why
not a year of conversation?
The great heart of the country thrilled an
extra thrill when Colonel Bryan paused long
enough to issue a statement approving the hunt
for Villa. Nobody asked him to pause, and the
chase would have proceeded regardless, but it
In heartening to know that vocal patriots are not
too proud to back a fight occasionally.
Automobiles and Personal Injury.
The Nebraska law requiring automobile
drivers to stop at street crossings where street
cars are taking on or discharging passengers is
not as strictly observed as it should be. Many
drivers ignore It and recklessly endanger pas
sengers. Others profess Ignorance of the law
or grotss Indifference to the safety of pedes
trians. The law cannot enforce Itself, and It Is
difficult to procure effective means of enforce
ment. Only when Injury results can complaint
be had on which to base prosecution. Here as
elsewhere the lesson may not be driven home
until reckless driving causes injury to the per
son and draws puoishinment in the form of
heavy damages. The Ohio supreme court has
Just affirmed a judgment under a law similar
to that of Nebraska, emphasising particularly
the liability of the auto drivers In falling to
stop, "it Is not for the auto driver," says the
court, "to speculate and decide whether he
would or would not obey the law. The obliga
tion was imposed on him for the protection of
tbe public, and when he violated that obligation
ne was guilty of negligence by that act alone."
In effect the decision makes damages to the In
jured party all but automatic and vindicates
the rights of pedestrians. An important prece
dent Is thus established, and it behooves auto
drivers to heed the warning.
. Eaby Week in Omaha.
Who doesn't love a baby? Let any such
depart from amongst us to that limbo whose
darkness Is sever lighted up by a heaven-Bent
smile, or whose stillness has never been broken
by the gurgling coo of the chubby cherub whose
presence makes a home worth living in. For
this is baby week In Omaha, or, rather, a week
devoted to the enlightenment of grown-ups, for
every week Is baby week In this town. How to
care for his majesty, to minister to his comfort
and to safoguaxd him against all the ills that He
along his path is to be studied under the direc
tion of experts, who are prepared to Impart
accurate knowledge concerning every phase of
babyhood. It has for Its purpose to Increase
baby's chance for life, to decrease the number
of deaths due to carelessness, to lack of proper
attention and to preventable disease. To give
baby a better show for his little life, to enable
him to grow up stronger and healthier, is to im
prove the nation's greatest asset, its men and
women, and, therefore, .should be the nation's
most Important undertaking. The present move
Is nation-wide In Its scope and world-wide in its
Demand for Municipal Bonds.
A symposium on the present features of the
bond market as viewed by Investment bankers,
compiled by the New Tork Flnancisl World,
affords the best kind of encouragement for
states, counties and communities to bond the
future for present needs. Tbe demand for these
obligations, particularly municipal bonds, prac
tically exceeds the supply, a condition demon
strated by the high premium offered for Omaha
srbool bonds bearing 4V4 per cent. Many
smaller cities have been able to sell 4 per cent
bonds. The baukers offer various explanations
for thia favorable condition, but the chief reason
lies In tbe exemption from the national Income
tax, and the further fact that such bonds need
not be declared. The unusually favorable altu
ation suggest to communities about to bond
themselves the wisdom of holding the Interest
rate at 4 per cent.
SECULAR SHOTS AT rULPIT.
r TitrroB aanwim. .
FROM remarks addressed to me or overheard, I
believe nearly everone viho listened to the ai
dresa by President Nlcholaa Murray Rutler ot
Columbia university agreed that it waa the most roin
prchenalve and suggestive discission of the European
war situation, of the principle at slake and the fonts
Involved, of all the war talks that have been made here.
What distinguished President Butler's treatment was
the lirendth of view and the attitude of scholarly
judgment and the marked absenre of acrid partisan,
ship and personal blaa. One incidental remark of Dr.
Butler's which I caught may possibly have escaped
geneiat attention, and that waa an expression of belief
that the war waa atill far from ending. Of course the
speaker gave no hint as to when in hla opinion the
conflict might be terminated, but he showed himself
thoroughly convinced that the effects of It will be
epochal and will shape the destinies of the whole
human race, not for a decade nor for a century, but
for many centuries to come.
I am glad to be able to report that Dr. Butler was
most favorably Impressed wtth Omaha and the prog
ress of our city, as observed by him during hla dlffor
ent visits, and did not hesitate to say so. He told
about Ills first atop-off In Omaha, which he said was
In a way Involuntary. Us was with some friends in
the summer of 1X9S or 187, on an expedition going
further west, and waa met at the station by "Billy"
Annln, then one of the editorial writers on The Bee
whose brilliancy, magnetism and winning ways thoa?
who knew him will aiwaya remember. Annln waa a
relative of Butler, through one branch of their fami
lies, and Insisted that the travelers go uptown with
him, assuring them that there waa plenty of time to
get bac k before the geperture of the train.
"We went uptown." said Dr. Butler, "with 'Billy.'
but when we returned to the depot the train was
gone, and with It all our luggage and belongings. I
remember that It waa a very hot day and I waa wear
ing an alpaca coat, and there I was, without so much
aa a fresh collar or toothbrush. We decided, however,
to make the beat of the situation. We telegraphed the
railroad agent at Fremont to take our thlnga off the
car and hold them for us, and then we stayed over
as Annln's guests, not only to the next train, but for
two whole days, and I think I got pretty well ac
quainted with the Omaha of that day. In that time."
Since that first memorable visit Dr. Butler has
been back to Omaha every few years, although his
last previous stop was six or aeven years ago, and each
time has rated the city a little higher. While here he
Insisted on strolling around the town by himself,
peeping Into the public buildings and big atores. and.
as It were, just nosing about. He went Into our new
court house the morning of hla arrival, making a
thorough Inspection of It, with very favorable Impres
sion of Its architecture and construction, and looked
Into all of the court rooms, In which trials were In
progress, yet disappointed to find no litigation on suf
flciently exciting or Interesting to make him tarry
'"Well, look at that." exclaimed President Butler
while passing along upper Famam atreet. "Read that
sltrn 'Harrison & Morton' thafa the old ticket cf
18SS, and one that won out, too."
"Don't be alarmed," I rejoined, "that signboard
has not been there all that time. It Is put up by an
enterprising real estate firm, whose members happen
to bear those names, and who would be glad to sell
you the lot"
Did you notice the Indiana primary election bring
ing to the top two coming men, active In Hooaler
politics, who have been visitors In Omaha at different
times? The republican nominee for governor Is James
P. Goodrich, a shrewd and busy lawyer, who had a
case In the federal court out here a few years ago,
In which he represented one of the big fraternal In
surance societies and gave his personal attention to it.
The candidate sooting the republican preference for
United States senator la Harry 8. New, who has like
wise been here and whose family was ciose to the
Harrisons, at the time of Its alliance with the Saun
ders family. I served with Harry New on the national
committee, of which both of us have acted as chair
man, and we both recalled to one another that our
fathers had likewise been colleagues on the same com
mittee, representing the same states. Harry New has
had charge of the arrangements for more national
nominating eonventions than any other man and has
all the details at his finger tips so well that this Intri
cate task which would bewilder the ordinary man Is
almost child's play for him. I doubt whether there Is
another man who has as wide a personal acquaintance
with the big people In public and political life through
out the country as he has acquired as a result of th's
convention experience. ,
Twice Told Tales
A Deal la DiTerees.,
A young lawyer tells this story on himself with a
keen appreciation of its humor: ,
"A negro came Into my office recently and con
sulted wtth me about getting a divorce for his daugh
ter, who was the oldest child. After ascertaining from
the old man the grounds for a divorce he asked mo
what my charges would be. I told him, and be re
sponded aa follows:
" "Mr. , you knows I'se always given you r.y
business-' I told him, 'Yes,' and 1 appreciated it.
You knows I'se alwaVs going to give you my business,
and Mary what wants this divorce Is my oldest chll.
and fust and onlteat one married. This thing is Just
startin'. and I haa eleven children, and, of course,
you'll get them all, and couldn't you give me a whole
sale price on them r Case and Comment
A negro preaohar waa edified on one oocesion by
the recital of a dream bad by a member of hla chun h.
"All dla time." said the narrator, "I waa a-dream!n'
dat I was In Ole Satan's dominions. I tell you, pahson,
dat sho' waa a t. d dream!" ,
"Was any vblte men dereT" aaked the dusky
"Sho' plenty of 'em," ths other hastened to assure
"What was dey doln'T"
"Every one of 'em." was the answer, "waa
a-holdln' a cullud pusaon between hlni an' de flre!"
New Tork Tiroes.
Thirty Years Ago
This Day in Omaha
Some business men, who are as earnest for
a new depot as we sre, ask not to be quoted for
fear they may offend tbe railroads. No city
like Omahs will ever get whst belongs to it by
sitting back in silence for fear of offending
Compiled from Bee tUea.
A slash In passenger ratea to Chicago la announced
by the Milwaukee, whoae agents have poated notices
of a first class rate ot $10 and second class of $3.50.
Another t telegram from New Orleans received by
Mayor Chase reads, ' The Tliurutons win everything.
Arrangements are made to have a big reception and
banquet for them on their return next Sunday.
Colonel Guy V. Henry Is quite 111, and unable to
attend to his duties as rifle inspector tor the military
Harry Hunter and mother of Adrian, Mich., are
visiting In the city on their way to Denver.
The finder ot a small round locket watch charm
will be rewarded for leaving It for W. r. Bechel, 1X11
Charlea Kohlmeyer, V. S. hotel. Tenth and Doug.
las. wants a "lady cook. A-l. German preferred.'
John Arklna, one of the proprietors of the Denver
Newa, atopped over In Omaha.
Ben Hellman of Cheyenne has been visiting his
brother, Myron Hellman, for a few days.
Mrs. E. O. MeShune ta entertaining aa her guest
Miss Jennie O' Bryan of Duvrnpurt, Is
Chlcsgo Herald: A religious sensa
tionalist offers Jl.nPO to anybody who can
prove to him that the earth Is round.
The hard part of the task la supplying the
New Tork World: A committee is con
sidering plans to raise ."i,0ft,oiO to pension
if tired Protestant Episcopal clergymen.
- rlt h snl influential church orsanl
sntlon might logically be expertert to
make the provision for aged workers
w ill -h lay corporations make for their old
Isaltlmore American: Pope Renedi t
(iimmarties the situation in a ptrlk'n
epigram when he cslls the war "tho
putrid.- of civilised Europe." It has K't
back advarced civilisation to a decree no
man can now csMmxte, ami It will b
generations before the torn end muti
lated nations will regsln anything of all
that modern civilization had gained for
Uoaton Transcript: The aspirations of
Pope Benedict toward peace do credit to
his heart and mind. But hia appeal for
peace, his denunciation of the "mon
strous conflict" as the suicide of Europe,
will be as the voice of one crying In th
wilderness. The pope demands the
negotiation of a peace which "would lie
advantageous not alone to one of the
parties, but to all, and which would be
Just and lasting," thus repealing the
language of President Roosevelt when he
summoned Russia and Japan to the Ports-n-outh
conference. Letting peace between
Russia and Japan waa evidently realliel
in 1906, but It waa undoubtedly favored by
the fact that one of the great con
testants was well beaten; and the peace
was certainly advantageous to Japan in
a much higher degree than It waa to
Jluasta. It Is to be feared that some such
determination of fate will have to be
reached In this war before the nations
will consent to enter a peace conference.
People and Events.
WHITTLED TO A POINT.
Advice Is as forward as good examples
, Remember that the money you Intend
to save doesn't draw any Interest,
An Iowa woman Is the patentee of a
new form of horseshoe with renewable
A woman haa ths same ambition to get
Into society aa a man has to keep out
A bellows device hae been Invented to
be attached to a broom to eolleot lta
This world wouldn't move so fast If It
depended on some people we know to
push. It along.
She Is Indeed a wise woman who knows
when to stop talking and turn on the
flow of tears.
When you see an advertisement for a
plain cook It's dollars to doughnuts some
man's wife Inserted It
Moral suasion Is ail light In 1U way.
but there are times when It should be
backed up with a gun.
Nowadays tbe honeymooning begins to
bump the bumps about the time the bride
begins to do the cooking.
Rather than stand up for their princi
ples some men will sit down on a cush
ion and let their money talk.
A man's idea of tough luck is to play
poker with a woman and win every time
when there's nothing at stake.
Every man thinks he's a student of
human nature, but few would be able to
pass an examination on tbe subject
A woman may be lucky te have no
aense of humor it she Is compelled by
fate to associate wtth egotists of the male
BRIEF BITS 07 SCIENCE. ,
Quicksilver Is thirteen and one-half
times heavier than water.
Every square mile of sea Is estimated
to contain about 130,000,000 flah.
Government meat inspection costs each
resident of the country 4 cents a year. .
The theory of a central sun and ro
tating earth was conceived by a Greek
philosopher 600 years before Christ
Forty-eight different materials are used
in the construction of a piano, which
come from no fewer than sixteen coun
The musical aoutenesa of horses is
shown by the rapidity with which cav
alry horses learn the significance of
No other plant gives such a quantity
of food to the acre aa the banana, whtoh
Is forty times more than that of the
potato and 133 times more than that. or
For many years it was believed that
petroleum existed In northern Blolly, but
only recently was experimental drilling
begun, resulting In the discovery of oil
of good quality.
An Induction balance haa been devised
for the purpose of locating burled shells
in the soil of the former battlefield, so
that the farmer may go over It safely
with the plow.
The twelve countries having the least
blindness are aa follows: Belgium tbe-
fore the war) had forty-three blind per
sons to every 100,000 ot the population;
Canada, forty-four; Netherlands, forty-
six; Saxony, forty-seven: New Zealand.
forty-seven; Western Australia, fifty.;
Hongkong, fifty-one; Prussia, fifty-two;
Denmark, fifty-two; Germany, sixty; New
South Wales, sixty, and the United
AROUND THE CITIES.
Atlanta. Ga., threatens to Inaugurate
frea dental clinics In connection with the
Harrlsburg, Pa., pulled through an
eptdemlo of grip and la now scourged with)
an epiden))c of earache.
A Chicago girl la aald te have suffered
the loss of a roll of $300 because she waa
too modest to stop and hook up the
gartered co tiblnatlon of her Blocking. Can
you believe It?
Some twenty years ago the town ef
Avon, Me., put Out mortgage bonds for
SlO.Ouu. Recently the last bond waa paid
off and the town celebrated with a bond
fire and trimmings te match. '
A member of the city council ef Kan
as City. Mo., In a public statement be
fore hie associates, charged the city
administration with grafting, stealing
and misappropriation of public money.
and offered to prove each allegation to a
grand Jury of aix republicans and six
democrats. So fsr the alienator has only
the laugh to show for his allegations.
A survey of Chicago saloons la about to
be made by a commission appointed by
the city council, which appropriated
$10,000 to defray expensea. The exact
iiature of the aurvey Is yet to be de
termined, but it is assumed the search
will produce sufficient materlsl to prove
that a Chicago jag 1 a work of art.
"Write poetry, by all means," boldly
spoke a University of Minnesota profes
sor to his class, "but don't show It to
anybody," hs added, after a solemn pause.
Mrs. Ee.rl Burley of Chicago was a leap
year baby twenty-eight years ago. The
stork repeated the performance on the
Zth ult., leaving a leap-year baby at the
tlx years ago two MlssourlanS In
Audrisn county took a $1.1 dispute Into
court and "fit snd fit up and down the
Judicial road." Ijist month the fight
ended at an expense of $1.W each.
Enrico Caruso, who warbles for some
thing like lo.ow a night, says that he was
happier when making only $10 a night.
But ha Is not working for happiness how,
preferring the coin of Uncle Sam's
T. J. Strlckler. engineer of the Public
Utilities commission of Ksnsas. lopped
off $23,000,000 of the valuation of the
Katwins branch of the Union Pacific, re
marking In defense of the slaughter that
"railroad officials are wild-eyed, dreamy,
financial fanatics" in boosting figures
for revenue only.
The Memphis, Dallas A Gulf railroad Is
ordered to turn over $.'30 to Mlsa Nettle
Trussell, an Arkansas school teacher, as
damages for permitting a male passenger
to throw winks and kisses at her across
the slsle. The Jury probably reasoned
that a corporation which tolerates Imita
tion osculation deserves tho hammer.
A Chicago barber, dolled up as barbers
know how, started a flirtation with a
passing damsel, and finding no objection.
chased her" . a few blocks. When the
chase was about ended the damsel
showed the star of a policeman and
forthwith "chased the barber to the lock
up." The flirtation eased the barber's
pile by $3 and costs. .
Corn-husking, barn-raising and house-
warming functions diversify soda life in
the country with as much eclat as after
noon teas, bridge-spanning and lemon
showers for hobbled bachelors In cities.
A new social caper Is reported at Con
way. Ark., where "Mrs. J. H. White gave
a stove-wood splitting party one day last
week." It waa a delightful affair, no
doubt since the women swung the axe
and the men aawed the wood.
OUT OP THE ORDINARY.
Fifteen Inmates of the Jasper county
(Mo.) almshouse rebelled when informed
that they would have to take a bath be
fore being transferred to the new $75,000
structure, and would have to bathe regu
larly as long aa they remained In the
The longest chance In the world, taken
by a thief who stole a bagful of going
alarm clocks, proved a losing one, even
though when caught he cunningly ex
plained like this: "I run a boarding house
and bought these to make the roomers
get up on time."
The lowest known temperature ever ob
served by competent scientists) was at
Werchojausk, Siberia. January 16. 1835,
when a minimum reading of minus 9S.4
degrees Fahrenheit waa registered. The
monthly mean temperature for January
at Jakuta, Siberia, Is minus 4S.S degrees.
Mias Blanch Drosta of Jeffereonvilte.
Ky., waa married te Charlea Francis Mil
ler of Louisville at her home, but the of
ficiating clergyman was to Paragould,
Ark., COO miles away. The distance was
bridged by telephone connections. The
ceremony took three and one-half min
utes and the toll charges were $2.15.
Francis P. ' Relily of Reading. Pa-
brought equity proceeding to court
against Samuel F. Blatt, his partner, ask
ing for a dissolution of their partnership,
giving ss the reason that for three
months Blatt had refused to speak to
him, and their only means of communi
cation during that time had been through
In a recent test of spelling In the Boa-
ton public schools, says the Writer, the
words most frequently misspelled were:
Chauffeur, thermometer, auxiliary, femi
nine, miscellaneous, extraordinary, seces
sion, similar, lieutenant and nuisance.
And these words, of course, are by no
means as "hard" as those favorites of the
old-fashioned spelling bee. Indelible.
ecstacy. phthisis and mignonette.
SIGNPOSTS OF PROGRESS.
A West Virginia company Is making
potash from hitherto waste atoms of to
New Mexico broke all reccrda for metal
production last year, the output of Hs
mines being officially estimated at $1S.
rrr.ono fat value.
The United States has much the largest
known radium bearing deposits In the
world, but only about eleven grains of
the element was produced last year.
First grown experlmentelly twelve years
sgo, American cotton has become an es
tablished crop In the Punjab region of
India, as It gives a larger yield than the
The bureau of navigation. Department
of Commerce, has recently Issued the
1915 edition of "Radio Ststlons of the
United States." This list shows that
there are now $,073 radio stations in the
United States, an Increase of 1,139 sines
1914. They are classified as follows: Gov
ernment and commercial stations, 214;
government and commercial ship stations,
895; special land atatlons, 118; general and
restricted amateur atatlons, 8.83S. .
"What's the matter, girlie?"
"My cooking doesn't suit my hueband,"
sobbed the bride.
'"heer up. All wives hare that trouble
at the start. 1 don't suppose Mrs. Juno
could prepare ambrosia that aulted Ju
piter." Louisville Courier-Journal.
"That efficiency expert got disgusted
early in the game. I thought he was
going to make everything efficient around
"Maybe we were a little too Incon
siderate with him. We started him off
on the office boy." Louisville Courier-Journal.
A SODA Vim NE ARE
VES, Perth A, put rrs youa
First Editor Here's one of the most
Lerned men In the country Professor
Bkimmerton Juet passed awayl What
shall I say about him?
Seoond Fjdltor You might refer to htm
as a finished scholar Dallaa Newa.
"You are constantly advising your
friends to take mors exercise."
"But you don't do so yourself." .
I m going to let my friends try It out
rlrst and see whether the idea is any
good." Washington Star.
"Hello, Reggies, how are your
Rotten 1 Juat undergone a dreadful
"Good Lord!" What was It?"
I ve Just had my allowance cut off."
The Passing show.
THE KTf a pprrF-TwrrRj
James W. Foley In New York Times.
We know the God of the Rulers.
The God of the empire's cause.
The God ot the grim, war eagles
With the dripping beak and claws.
But the God of the peaceful peoples
Who die for the empire's name.
Is he the God of the Rulers
Whose throne is the smoke and flame?
We know the God cf the Rulers,
Fr the kings have knelt and prayed
That He. for a king's dominion.
Shall smite with His bloodiest blade;
But the God of the other millions
. Who die at the word of kings,
Is He the God of tho eagles
With the bloody beak and wlngst.
We know the God of Battles,
For the rulers apeak His name.
And ask Him to scourge the foemen
With death in the blast of flame
That leaps from the mouth of cannon.
But the God of the peasant's field
la He the God of the Rulers
With the sword and the flaming shield?
And the Ged of the weptng mother,
And the God of the murdered son.
Dead on the field of battle.
Is He that Other One
That the king calla down from heaven
To fight for the empire's cause.
And follow the grim war eagles
With the bloody beak and claws?
The God of the slaughtered legions,
Hotting on hill and plain.
And the God of the weeping women
With tears that fall like rain.
la He the God of the Ruler.
The God that the kings call down
To help them slay Hla children
For the thing men call a crown?
Astonishing Power of Iron
to Give Strength to Broken
Down Nervous People
PhysioUs Says Ordinary JToxated Iron
Will Increase aVteeng-th of Belioate
Polk too Pes Cent in Two
Weeks' Tine U Many'
NEW YORK. N. Y. In a recent die
course Dr. E. Bauer, Specialist, of thia
city, said: "If you were to make an ao
tual blood test of all people who are 111
you would probably be greatly astonished
at the exceedingly large number who
lack iron and who are 111 for no other
reason than the lack of Iron. The mo
ment Iron Is supplied all their multitude
of dangerous symptoms disappear. With
out Iron the blood at once loses the power
to charge food Into living tissue, and
therefore nothing you eat does you any
good; you don't get the strength out of
It Vour food merely passes through your
system like corn through a mill with the
rollers so wide apart that the mill can't
grind. As , a result of this continuous
blood and nerve starvation, people be
come generally weakened, nervous and
all run-down, and frequently develop all
sorts of conditions. One la too thin; an
other Is burdened with unhealthy fat;
some are so weak they can hardly walk;
some think they have dyspepsia, kidney
or liver trouble; soma can't sleep at
night; others are sleepy and tired all day;
some fusty and Irritable; some skinny
and bloodless, but all lack physical power
and endurance. In such cases It la worse
than foolishness to take stimulating medi
cines or narcotle drugs, which only whip
up your fagging vital powere for the
moment, maybe at the expense of your
Ufa later on. No matter ftat any one
tells you, If you are not strong and well
you owe it to yourself ta make the fol
lowing test: See how long you can work
or how far you can walk without becom
ing Llred. Next lake two f:v-graln tab
lets of ordinary nuzated Iron three times
per day after meals for two weeks. Then
test your strength again and see for
rourielf how much you have gained. I
have seen dosens of nervoua, run-down
Ole who were ailing all the time
le, and even triple their strength
and endurance and entirely get rid of
their symptoms of dyspepsia, liver ana
other troubles In from ten to fourteen
daya' time simply by taking Iron in the
proper form, and thia, after they had In
some cases been doctoring for months
without obtaining any benefit You can
talk as you please about all the won
ders wrought by new remedies, but when
you come down Ho hard facts there Is
nothing like good old iron to put color
In youi cheek end good, sund, healthv
flesh on your bones. It Is also a great
nrve and stomach strengthener and tho
best blood builder In the world. The only
trouble was that the old forms of inor
ganic Iron, like tincture of Iron, Iron
acetate, etc., often ruined people's teeth,
upset their stomachs and were not assimilated,-
and for these reasons they
frequently did more harm than good.
But with the discovery of the newer
forms of organ lo iron all this has been
overcome. Nvxated iron, for example,
la pleasant to take, does not Injure the
teeth and la almost Immediately bene
ficial." NOTO Tbm aiuiBhutunn ef Naxstae Tree hare
such unbeundee confidence In lta pocaboy that
l he j autlmiM the uiwKini that ther will
forfeit lioo.oo t say ChrttM luttHuttee if
the? cannot take as j au or woman under elity
who lacka I roe and Increeee their strength too per
cent er or la four weeke' time, provided t
tare BO eertoue orsnnla trouble. Aleo ther will
refund your money In ceee la which Nuieied
Iron dove net at leaat double roar strength m
ten deye time. It le dlepene In thU fit by
Nherman a; MoCVwnell Drug ewree and all other
drusclete Advert ieem-nt.
THE WISE MAN
LISTEN'S TO THE DEPUTY ORGANIZER.
THE FOOLISH IAX OFTEN LISTENS TO THE IEri TY SHFRIKF
THIS AD IS AN ORGANIZER FOR THE
Woodmen Of the World
DON'T BE in the FOOLISH Claw
niSQ DOUGLAS 1117.
NO CHARGE FOR EXPLANATION.
J. T. YATES. Secretary. W. A. FRASER, PreeUwt.
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