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matter tc Omaha Baa, Editorial Department.
57,569 Daily Sunday 52,382
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Fuall.hinf aompanr. betn- dalr awojn, we 'he t tha
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atraaa will be changed as of tan as requested. '
The screams of the opposition fairly measure
the force of the Hughes punch.
A bank robber, tagged with i $20,000 reward,
carries enough pep to keep sleuthdom wide awake
for months to come.
King Corn enters the last lap of the race for a
bumper crop, strong of wind and limb, and setting
s pace that makes past records tremble.
1 Auto victims of the bogus cop may console
themselves with the reflection that the gasoline
people are not the only holdups along the pike.
The torrent of death and mutilation rolls un
checked on all sides of the war zone. If Mar was
living thing, his stomach would require heroic
treatment ;
The famous night riders of Kentuck in their
palmiest days were not a whij more dangerous
to life ind limb than a midnight auto party hitting
the road for home. - '.
' The notification of President Wilson it now
planned to occur not later than September IS.
-The deferred date is necessary to comb the
. country for s practical shock absorber. ,
. eTo those who know its power nd limitations
the automobile is an obedient and surpassing serv
ant. Those who abuse it pay the penalty either in
the ditch, the hospital or the cemetery, yt
Owing to the pressing responsibilities of the
feed mill and other side lines of business, Sheriff
McShane cheerfully yields to the" city police the
talk of sleuthing for the Florence bank 'robber. .'
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'Lewis hurls the Mexican gauntlet In the sen
ate P says sf headline, ; The sartorial equipment of
the Illinois senator is notably complete, but sport
ing gauntlets with the mercury siizllng, in the 90s
carries senatorial raiment well over the fashion
limit, : ' ... "
The great American melting pot of races
shows its most intense activity before election.
Citizenship should be sought and prized for the
honor conferred without the spur of political
Yorkers. . '
The wealth of the house of Morgan has
doubled since the war began. ' Evidently congress
looked far ahead In proposing a 10 to 13 per cent
inheritance tax on the strong boxes of deceased
millionaires. .
Executives of the Steel Founders' society ad
rait a chaotic condition of the market, due to
top-notch prices. As the executives represent
' thirty of the biggest mills In the country,' the
remedy is in their hands. No protests are heard
against the come-down treatment '
People and Events ; k
"Schoolmaster" Still Potent
Senator Cummins, answering Senator Hard
wick's argument as to the unconstitutionality of
the pending child labor bill, because it invades the
sovereign power of the states, pointed'out that
the realm of congress daily is being invaded by
the executive, who is personally directing legis
lative acts, a direct violation of the constitution.
While the senator from Iowa was on the floor,
the president was calling into his office house
conferees on the naval bill, and giving them in
structions, with the result that a few moments
later it was announced that the bill will be re
ported today, carrying the president's program.
The inability of the democrats to plan for the
good of the country, or to carry but plans when
laid before them, is emphasized by this episode.
Pledged to provide.for the defense of the country,
congress would have left the country defenseless
if left to its own methods of doing business.
Never has the country witnessed such an exhibi
tion of interference by the executive with the
functions of the legislative branch of the govern
ment. A congress whose majority has been with
out leadership, driven to definite action only by
party expediency, can not escape the reckoning
the people will surely exact.
The new high. water mark for rentals In the
heart of New York City is set at $60 per square
: foot ...'. , ' ....
Bulldog aristocracy of Chicago is painfully
shocked by the action of the authorities in putting
a $500 bulldog in the city pound for observation.
The prize purp had the bad taste to bite a plebian
i human calf, and his sanity must be looked into,
Cloud burst in Tennessee, cyclone in Wiscon
sin, forest fire in Canada, the hot wave every
where, and the epidemic in New .York, each
claimed its toll of life last week. The elements
appear in a state of war against s, neutral world.
The story of a Connecticut shark which
wiggled to shore and made off with a mouthful
of live dog, adds new thrills to the terrors of sea
shore life. The tragedy suggests the need of
greater defenses for the famous hot dog of Coney
island. .
An Indiana man contributes his miaht as a
musician to the silly season. He played a piano
for fifty consecutive hours and lays claim to the
endurance record. There were no continuous
auditors, consequently his claim passed unchal
- More New Yorkers have had their heads com
pletely lawn-mowered this aummer than ever bti
tore, some say it maxes zar comiort, otners pro
ceed on the theory that a shaved head induces a
thicker thatch for fall. Barbers encourge both
beliefs and fatten their tills.
"' Chicaeo oaoers innocently inquire what is the
' nature of the political pull of .me Mrs. Violet
Fhipps, a woman of savory reputation who man
ages to slip through the meshes of the law and
dodge raiding members of the morals squad. The
papers know, but it would be risky to tell in print.
Chicago's new municipal pier, located three
blocks north of the river, is a notable public im
provement combining utility and recreation. It
extends out into the lake an eighth of a mite, is
two stories in heighth, and serves for shipping
uses on both sides of the two long arms of the
' structure. An electric street railroad, built on
brackets at the second story, circles the arms in
side. At the lake end is a magnificent concert hall
. or convention hall. Outside it are wide balconies
. where thousands, may refresh themselves with
'ake breezes. Back of the hall are two floors open
on all sides, where young and old gather for rec
reation, rest and refreshment The pier is fire
proof through out, and ranks with the public
beaches as a mighty source of summer comfort
lor the people.
. Price of the Loaf of Bread.
Th master bakers of the country have about
determined that the S-cent loaf of bread is to go
to the discard, snd. that hereafter the unit will be
the 10-cent loaf. It remains to be aeen to what
extent the public will agree with them. It may be
the cost of baking 500 double-sized loaves is less
than that of baking 1,000 of the smaller, but that
is the baker's problem. Nor is it so great as will
be his task of convincing the public that the
larger loaf is the one to be bought. Tradition
has fixed the price of bread at S cents, in this
country at least, and it is hard to change a stand
ard so established. The smaller loaf !s more con
venient for the small family, as it is consumed
sooner, and fresh bread is sought by most people.
This is the chief reason for the small loaf. On
the baker's side, the increasing cost of material
has been met by the diminishing size of the loaf.
Efforts to fix a standard of weight have failed, and
perhaps justly, because the baker Is entitled to
his reasonable profit, and he can only secure it by
having a sliding scale of price or weight in order
to meet the fluctuations in cost of materials used.
It will be interesting to note the progress of the
proposal to double the standard of price for bread,
not because of the question of justice Involved,
but for the retson that it is expected to overturn
a well rooted custom.
1 "Deserving Democrats" and the Law.
When Mr. Hughes, in his speech of acceptance,
accused the administration of many shortcomings
and transgressions, the chorus of Wilson defend
ers lent up a mighty shout for a bill of particu
lars. This is now being furnished. At Detroit
Mr. Hughes went a little into detail as to the na
ture of the charges made against the present ad
ministration. One of these has to do with the
violation of the spirit as well as the letter of the
civil service law. In connection with the geodetic-
survey, a most important banchpf government
service, it was cited that 104 places had been made
vacant by removal of incumbents, and sixty-two
of these jobs were handed to "deserving demo
crats" without any reference to the classified list,
and in violation of law. More than 30,000 new
places created by the democratic congress, were
filled by presidential appointment and no atten
tion paid to the civil service law.
c This raid on the public treasury in interest of
partisans is not the greatest of the offenses of the
administration in exercise of its appointing power.
As the campaign' goes on, the demand of the
democrats for particulars will be well met, and
the people will get a good look at some of the
things that have gone on at home white the presi
dent was "keeping us out of war." ; '
Thought Nugget for the Day.
Methinks we do as fretful children do.
Leaning their faces on the window pane
To sight the glass dim with their own breath s
stain , , .
And shut the sky and landscape from their view.
Elizabeth B. Browning.
One Year Ago Today In the War.
Austrians crossed the Veiprz and Vistula rivers
and pursued Russians northward.
Eastern coast of England bombarded by Zep
pelins, killing fifteen and injuring fourteen per
sons, i '
Petrograd claimed that several German 'war
ships were damaged in the attack on the entrance
to the Giilf of Riga. .
French squadron of thirty-two aeroplanes
dropped 164 shells on station and factories of
Saarbruecken, starting many fires.
This Day in Omaha "Thirty Years Ago.
Among the recent visitors to this city was the
famous German savant and traveler, Baron Will
iam von Landau, Ph. D. F. P. S who has been
stopping a few days at the Paxton hotel on his
way west. While here Baron Landau has been
entertained by the Messrs. Meyer Bros. '
John D. Creighton has just returned from the
east, bringing with him a couple of fast horses,
" Perpetrating en Injustice.
A case in connection with the Chicago post
office administration brings to light a practice of
the Poitoffice department that is, to say the least,
peculiar. An employe was charged with an of
fense that would have secured his dismissal, had
he been found guilty.. Full Inquiry showed him
to be innocent of the charge. However, he will
not be reinstated in his position, because of a re
cent rule that no employe of the Postoffice depart
ment who is accused of a crime, even if proven in
nocent shall be reinstated. The injustice of this
scarcely calls for argument. In this instance the
charge wai brought by a postoffice inspector, who
failed to substantiate his allegation, but the man
loses his' place as foreman in his division just the
same. If the rule stands, it will be easy at any
time to secure readjustment of force by the simple
expedient of bringing a trumped-up charge, de
grade the man and set the favored one over him.
Postoffice employes have enough to contend with
under ordinary circumstances, and should not be
made subject to this remarkable device for se
curing places for "deserving democrats."
. Butchers and the Beef Supply.
. Perhaps The Bee ought to explain to the.
butchers than in its figurative proffer of the fatted
calf in recognition of their presence there ex.
isted no intention to run counter to their sugges
tion that veal be eschewed. It was merely a co
Incidence, the cartoonist having in mind to picto
rial I v express the acme of welcome, and to offer
what is still esteemed the choicest of morsels for
the delectation of our visitors. With their argu
ment that the calf should be given an opportunity
to grow up, The Bee is in perfect accord. Slaugh
ter of th young of the food animals is an ex
travagance the people? of the United States can
not afford to" longer indulge in, unless they .wish
to come to the time when meat will be out of
reach of ordinary mortals. We are a race of meat
eaters, but we have developed habits that are ruin
ous to the very source of supply op which we
must depend. . Experience has driven the butcher
to the conclusion that the situation is hopeless,
but it may be the great American public will learn
in time that when eating veal,, lamb. or young .pig,
the future is not only being mortgaged, but ac
tuary destroyed. ' Diminishing herds can not be
restored if the young animals tare eaten.
Missouri's primary vote shows large republican
gains. This is not surprising because Missouri is
progressing and determined to line up with the
live ones. But the most significant straw in the po
litical current is the announcement that 550 demo
crats, the entire voting population of Zapata coun
ty, Texas, will support the republican presidential
ticket. Zapata democrats are close enough to the
border correctly to weigh Mexican blundering and
foreshadow national condemnation for that spine'
less policy. -, ..
which promise to do excellent work during the
forthcoming race. .
President Max Meyer of the board of trade
received a letter from John C. Heald, a lawyer
of'Bartlett, Wheeler county, Neb., in which the
writer strongly urges the necessity of railroad
connections between that section and Omaha.
The following members of the Omaha Turn
verein will attend the turnfest at St. Joseph:
Louis Heimrod, Henry Kummerer, William
Schutz, Robert Rosenzweig. Frank LanRe. Fred
t?i u u, C Phahh C. Grnmrna.
ciaaacr, nugo uwivi,
August Doyle, Clark Albee, Tony Moravec, H.
Besenn ana w. diocqci. nwim v ."." y
will accompany the verein are the following:
P. Elsasser, Ed Maurer, Otto Siemmsen, Julius
Peycke, Henry Krug, W. Stoecker and Julius
, Mat Patrick has gone to Rock Springs, Wyo.,
on business connected with the Patrick Bros.
ranch' I . . . . ,i r
At a regular meeting of the A. H. O. society
F. Minahan and Hames Connolly were elected
delegates to attend the national convention m
Today In History.
1673 New York surrendered to the Dutch and
the province was again named New Netherland.
1793 Solomon Juneau, one o the founders of
Malwaukee, born m Montreal. Died November
I. 856- -
1832 Marriage of King Leopold I of Belgium
and Louise, eldest daughter of Louis Philippe of
France. , . .
1841 Nearly 200 persons, mostly Swiss and
German immigrants, lost their lives when the lake
steamer Erie was destroyed by fire near Buffalo.
1842 Ashburton treaty, settling the boundary
line between Canada and Maine, signed at
Washington. .. ....
1880 General Roberts started on his famous
march from Kabul to relieve Kandahar.
ton, t xtf H.m,.r nnurnir nf Kanul.
' lOT J Ulllt , . 1 -
after whom the capital of Colorado was named,
died in Washington. Born at Winchester, Va.,
October 23, 1817. .-.
. 1897 The German emperor (and empress
visited Russia, as guests of the nation.
1898 Spain formally accepted President Mc
Kinley's terms of peace. .,' .
1902 Coronation of King Edward VIII and
Queen Alexandria at Westminster Abbey.
1915 United States assumed control of Hay
tien affairs. . ,
This is the Day We Celebrate.
Albert Cahn, who is almost as good at gotf
as he is at billiards, and plays as a shirt maker
in between, is just 56 years old and, in actions,
the youngest grandfather in the bunch. In addi
tion to that he was born in Omaha.
Dr. Rodney W. Bliss, physician and surgeon,
was born August 9, 1878, at York, Neb. He
graduated in medicine from the Rush Medical
Dr. Franklin E. E. Hamilton, who recently
succeeded his brother, Dr. John W. Hamilton, in
the bishopric of the Methodist Episcopal church,
born at Pleasant Valley, O., fifty years ago to
day.. Blair Lee, United States seator from Maryland,
born in Montgomery county, Maryland, fifty-nine
years ago today. ...
Brigadier General Offley Shore, British chief
of staff in Mesopotamia, born fifty-three years ago
Earl of Lytton, who has just been appointed
civil lord of the admiralty in succession to the
duke of Devonshire, born at Simla, India, forty
years ago today.
Charles Nagel, former Secretary of Commerce
and Labor, born in Colorado county, Texas, sixty
seven years ago today.
Louis B. Hanna, the present governor of
North Dakota, born at New Brighton, Pa., fifty
five years ago today.
Joshua E. Russell, representative in congress
of the Fourth Ohio district, born near Sidney, O.,
fifty years ago today. '
Julius G. Lay, United States consul-general at
Berlin, born in Washington, forty-four years ago
Timely Jottings and Reminders.
' Charles E. Hughes, republican presidential
ltominee, is scheduled to speak this afternoon and
evening in St. Paul and Minneapolis.
The thirteenth annual convention of the Vir
ginia State Farmers' institute will begin at Nor
folk today and continue in session until Saturday.
The town .of Fort Fairfield, Me,, today will be
gin three days of exercises and festivities in cele
bration of the centennial of its founding.
Five hundred delegates and visitors are ex
pected at Lawrence, Kan., today for the opening
of the annual convention of the Kansas Evan
gelical association.
Utah republicans are to gather in convention
today at Ogden to select candidates for United
States senator, governor and other officials to be
voted for at the November election.
A camp to provide military Instruction for
New York High school boys is to be opened at
Peekskill today and will be conducted for -one
month, under the auspices of the National Guard
pf the state of New York.
The annual convention of the Pacific division
of the American Association for the Advance
ment of Science is to be opened today at La Jolla,
near San Diego, under the auspices of the Uni
versity of California. ., . t .,.
Storyette of the Day, ' ' t
"Help helpl" with a rising inflection cried
the man in the creek. "Helpl I m drowning!"
"How many times have you gone, down
already?" we asked, for we had but just arrived
on the scene.
. "Once ug-gugl " he replied. "Help helpl"
"We intend to do so to the best of our
ability." we answered, "but not yet. You must
go down twice more, according to all rules, before
we can rescue you. When you have done so we
will exert our utmost endeavors in your behalf,
but until then we cannot go contrary to tradition.
Our respected grandfather was a member of con
gress and early instilled into us a profound
veneration for precedent." Kansas City Star. :
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Appraclataa Early doling.
Omaha. An. 7. To tha Editor of Tha
Bee: We clerki and employe! of tha tour
bis dry good torei of Greater Omaha, who
are doling Saturday! at S p. m, during Au
gust, do truly appreciate these axtra hours
We are io thankful that theia four pro
gressive business houses did not wait for
the other store to come into line. In averr
large city a few of the better stores have to
make the start, and we are proud of our
"Big Four" stores, who are so thoughtful
of the many elerks and employes; and now,
if tha people of Greater Omaha will Just do
their shopping early, especially on Saturdays,
when a complete force of elerks and em
ployes will be on hand to serve you from
8:S0 a. m. to 6 p. m., prehaps thesa same
stores will make this permanent, and thus
put oar great city on a level with Denver.
Kansas City, Chicago and all other large
cities who are enjoying these shorter hours.
Give the "Big Four" merchants a boost.
Thraa Sides to! Prohibition.
Omaha, August 7. To the Editor of The
Bee: During tha last few months wa have
read articles in our dally papers discussing
the pros and cons of prohibition, and I guess
it is clear now that prohibition is three
cornered fight. 2 to 1, as it were, between
different business Interests. One class of
business men want prohibition because they
have the substitute and these men know
they will catch many nickels and dollara, as
long as It lasts, that now go by way of
One of our prominent labor leadera eays
people employed in this substitute, line of
work need organisation, for as a whole their
working conditions are deplorable. The labor
organisers are finding these business man
hard nuts to crack.
These fellows take advantage of the large
number of men thrown out of employment
by prohibition and generally get their help
cheaper than ever before.
The other set of business men furthering
It are in it chiefly for this last named reason.
They are among the richest of financfera In
the land. They own big industrial establish
ments and also the saloons laying nearby.
A portion of their workers' pay alwaya re
turns through their own' saloon. Tha ery. of
these fellows is. "Drink Impair" the efficiency
of labor." They didn't know about thia a
few years ago, when the breweries were par
ing a mieerable wage, as they still are doing
today. Everything was all right, but whan
the labor organisation unionised the brewing
industry, practically a 100 per eent, and
made them pay S20 to 122 per week, eight
hours and six days for work, some of it no
more skillful than that of a washwoman;
then something had to be done., or else they
would soon have to pay a living wage to
their employes.
When a few years ago the brewery em
ployes In Los Angeles went out on strike de
manding an increase in par, the brewery
owners were forbidden br the business men's
organisation to grant the wage increase. Out
side beer shipped into town soon ended the
strike in favor of the brewery workers. Well,
the brewery bosses got in bad with some of
their rich friends and organized labor found
out whr the big corporations want prohi
bition. That it cheapens labor no one can deny
now any more. Hera wa estimate that about
10,000 to 12.000 men of some sixty different
vocations will be out of employment. In
Colorado the estimated number doubled it
self. When it went prohibition many em
ployers began to complain of dull business
and laid off men, and those working eight
houre.were put back to twelve hours, and
the committee visiting the governor sought
work tor 40,000 men instead of 20,000.
Won't It work similar in Nebraska.
Demecratle Inconsistencies.
Roldrege, Neb., Aug. 8 .To the Editor of
The Bee: Pour years ago the battle-cry of
the democrats was tha high cost of living
with the high prices given as proof and the
tariff as the causa. Then they took a turn
at the wheel and prices began to fall and the
boast was just as in the nineties t "Sea what
wa did." But in seventeen months from the
time they got hold of the keys grain and live
stock took such a slump on tha market that
factories dosed, imports were on the increase
with exports on the decrease, tha trade bal
ances going against us from f 10,000,000 to
116,000,000 a month, expenses of government
running away beyond Its income with that
old time sign board with the regular Mowed,
in-the-bottle trade mark of democracy de
ficit over our strong box. Then came their
chance of escape. War began in Europe so
they put on a stamp tax and called it a war
tax when they had already added several
taxee to the list. Therefore prices began to
boost, bat if It was spoken of they said the
war caused it.
On July S of this rear, 1911, tha World
Herald In proving ( t) the democrats are tha
sura causa of this prosperity cites the prices
of hogs on June 80 of thia rear as 19.47 per
hundred pounds and compares that with the
price of same day 1911 (or Ave years
previous) when the price waa IS.S0 just
when they began their howl of the crimes
of high tariff, cause of high prices and high
living. Now he la taking the credit for this
50 per cent raise as due to his party's man
agement of government affairs and uses it as
proof of the honor due them. We wish that
editor would tell us which time ha waa
sincere in his statements.
The other Omaha Wilson champion In an
editorial in its lighthouse column of just
tha other day on tha wool prices (the sheep
pussle he called it) shows the price of wool
has increased since they put It on the free
list and how the Imports had increased at tha
same time in spite of the wail of the high
tariff crowd. Now will he go back four
years and bring up some of is editorials In
which he proved the high prices of wool, of
14 eente to IS cents, was due to the high
tariff and now boast of the present price of
18.7 eente (in spite of its being on the free
list, It is higher than for years). If things
are lower under a high tariff, as thesa wise
ones prove ( ?) whr not have the high tariff
and get the expenses of running the govern
ment in that way instead of three or tour
direct taxes, for according to their own
etatementa, and even boasts, wa would not
fill it that war.
Again, we have another rank piece of demo
and (anti everything bunch) that ia their
united stuck on Mr. Hughes on his "Rule
of Reason." Well, we ought to expect them
to be opposed to all reason as soma of the
editorials I have referred to will prove. Add
the Commoner and eee what tha "three of a
kind" had to say about that four years ago.
s F. POPE.
One Side al Parochial Quarrel.
Omaha, Aug. 7. To the Editor of The
Bee: On July 17 I arrived In Omaha and
waa requested by the members of the
Roumanian church, located at Twenty-ninth
and T streets, to take charge of the same. I
have in my poesesslon the neceesary licence
and documents, from the highest authority
of the church in Roumania, entitling me to
take such a position and fflciate as pastor of
this church. On August 6 one Rev. Ilia Pop
came here from St. Paul, Minn., and began
circulating the report that he would make
me leave the eity. Without authority from
tha members of the society, except four or
five wham he seemed to have gotten with
him, on Bunday he forced his way into tha
church and proceeded to denounce ma before
tha few people who were in the church, and
made etatementa derogatorr to mr character
which were entirlr untrue. He stated that
I had no authority to act as pastor of the
church and many other things which war
without foundation In fact.
On Mondar I Hied complaint against him
in court, hut ha evidently heard of tha
charges and left the city. I am therefore
writing this to give my side of the etory,
inasmuch as I did not have tha opportunity
to meet him In court to sompel him ta prove
his chargoe. This same party, for reasons
whfch t do not know, has attempted to inter
fere with mr work in other cities. I am will
ing to mast him at any time on tha charges
which ha makes. I have the document to
fully prove mr standing and right to act as
pastor at any ehureh of ihls denomination.
Washington Star: Familiaritr breeds eon
tempt even far carloads of dynamite.
Wall Street Journal t Josephus has won at last.. He Is a campaign issue.
Kansas City Star: The woman's party
rises to inquire whether President Wilson
never read anything anoat "a woman
Pittsburgh Dispatch : But perhaps General
Funston only needs a little treatment at the
base hospital for peevishness due to the ex
cessive heat
Philadelphia Press ! Wnen Victor Murdock
returns from China and looks around for
his progressiva party he wUl discover that
it isn't there any more.
Buffalo Exprese: A proposed literary
test amendment to the Oklahoma constitution
hss been defeated at the polls. Have some
Oklahoma negroes been voting?
Baltimore American: Hay fever victims
ars now losing all sympathetic interest in
the vast world sorrows of the time. They
have troubles enough of their own.
Boston Transcript: We fear that the
loquacious critics of Mr. Kughes will never
forgive him for not crowding 250,000 words
of details Into an 8,000-word speech.
Boston Transcript: One gathers from
General Funston's complaint that few of the
correspondents who accompanied the militia
to the border are deserving democrate.
Milwaukee Sentinel: "Temperance and
labor are the two real physicians of man."
Isn't It surprising how many men make it a
business of dodging thesa two nartl-tii.
K physicians t
Minneapolis Journal: Texas is not only
a state of broad reach, but apparently it goes
deep. One Texas company has bored a hole
6.410 feet down, and at last accounts was
still in the state.
"But, surely, when a woman accepts a
man It means that she loves him."
"Nonsense, my boy! Frequently It doesn't
even mesn that she Intends to marry him."
Boston Transcript.
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Fiance i
troubl between you and
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"Oh, w wre building a nice cattle In
tha air."
"I didn't mind hltn helping build It, but
ha wantad to -elect tha furnishing., too."
Loulavilla Courier-Journal.
Woman (to new chauffeur) Do you know
how to run a lawn mower?
Chauffeur No, ma'am, I don't. My ed
dlkation hai 'been limited to cara, biplanes
and submarines. Boston Globe.
"Why did that campaign orator order
mlrrora placed In tha aides of his touring
"Because he wanta to draw crowds when
he speaks from It In the woman suffrage
states." Baltimore American.
Boudoir Belle I see where Mr. Hughes
has dissipated- any Idea of his being an un
known quantity In the fight for women's
Vaasar Violet No, Indeed; on tha con
trary, his statement shows ha is 'quantum
suf.'" Baltlmora American.
Up from tha ranks he came,
Our leader strong and brave;
Climbing to place and fame
By deeds that true honor gave.
No blemish mare his record falrf
Clear and clean the path he's trod.
His righteous aim wrongs to repair
And rightly serve man and Ood.
No politician's tricks profane t
The history of, his great career,
Only methods honeat and aana
He used his course to ateer. ,
The party boss he ever spurned,
The place-nun ter quit, repeueu.
But honeat merit never turned
From the just rewards he held.
"Amerira Ural," the wa.chword
He sent ringing through the land.
Amerlca'a sons with one acoord
Approve that slogan grand.
A nation prepared and efficient.
He would have our country be,
With its power made sufficient r
For honor and security
All hall! tha republic's son,
Who In this fateful hour
Answered the popular summon
To challenge democracy's power.
Rally to the standard true
Of the man whom all should choose,
Who would free the land of a weakling
That'a our leader Charles B. Hughes,
Chicago, III, B. C. HARDT.
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The First Semi-Annual Sale
of Raymond's 1513-1515 Howard Street,
began its first day of special selling yester
day, on Monday, on many hundred pieces
of furniture and a large number of suites
for every room jn the home, at prices lower
than our Every Day Low Prices. Among
these especially priced pieces are values
that compel the purchaser. These prices
alone represent the larger part of our Sell
ing Force during the sale. The especially
marked pieces are scattered throughout all
the seven large sales floors. They are easy
to identify. The sale tag is a large white
one in red lettering, showing the former
every day low price and the reduced sale
price. -
Your name and address will be placed on
any piece you may select on a card for that
purpose and will be delivered as promptly as
possible or held for your convenience, until you
are ready for delivery to be made. There are
some interesting reductions on our Rug floor
while they last. Porch furnishings and porch
shades are greatly reduced.
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