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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: OCTOBER 22, 1916.
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Now, Mr. Weather Man, ease up for a little
while. ; - ' ' ' ;
That certificate of good character from hit
'first wife's brother settles it.
The south is waking up and shaking up. Col
onel Roosevelt's invasion brought quick results.
And now our democratic senator from Ne
braska has to dig himself out of snow drifts.
With that rocky record of his, It is rough riding
for him from start to finish.
" Parliament shunts the Irish question to the
limbo of home rule until after the war. Howj
ever, no objection will be raised if Irishmen do
the debating on the Somme front
Whafs" this? Fifty thousand registered vot
ers in Omaha? Trie machinery of our "pure
election law" seems to be working-overtime for
the "wet" brigade. " What about it, Mr. Election
That list of. 101 new Commercial club mem
bers during three days is formidable, but we
don't see the name of Charley Fanning, Senator
Hitchcock's selection for the $6,000-a-year post
mastership, in it anywhere. . ' ,
; Incidentally, don't forget that Senator Hitch
cock refused absolutely to champion Omaha's
'claim for one of the farm loan banks,': Why
should Omaha stand up for a senator who won't
stand up for his home town? . ,
Word comes Out ' of Shadow Lawn that
Thanksgiving day will occur on the last Thurs
day : of November. The delicate pleadings of
holiday trade interests for an advanced date
failed to dent the walls of custom.
No one has yet given a satisfactory explana
tion why the wage-increase force bill was
amended to except trainmen on railroads less
than one hundred miles long and tfie operating
employes of electric roada, Jikewise subject to
interstate commerce jurisdiction.
One South Platte town refuses to give its
school teachers time to attend the Nebraska
State Teachers' convention to be held at Omaha.
Wonder If' it would pursue the same harrow
pqlicy if the meeting were at Lincoln? What
would be thought if Omaha acted that way?
- What Constitutes Good CltUenship.
This is "good citizenship day,", an occasion
when Christian Endeavor societies and similar
organisations are laying especial emphasis upon
what they conceive to be the qualifications for
good citizens. ' Without exact knowledge of just
what these organizations specify as essential to
coming within their -fixed definition, The Bee
will venture that if fhe precepts taid down today
at any or all of the gatherings held for the pur
pose should be closely followed by all who hear,
the average for citizenship will be generally
raised. . '";... - ,
It is not difficult to outline what is funda
mentally involved in good citizenship. To be a
good citizen a man need only practice the
homely virtues, sobriety,, industry, thrift, frugal
ity, honesty, temperance in all things, and follow
i the Golden Rule as closely as he may. 'He will
thus realize his duty to his Creator, to his coun
try, his neighbor, his family and himself. In
discharging any of these fairly, he need not neg
lect either of the others; for when he lets selfish
ness creep in, or neglects-one for the other, he
departs in that' degree from his whole duty.
Created with the faculty of knowing right from
wrong, .he good citizen needs no monitor other
than his own conscience; he knows infallibly
whether he is doing right or doing wrong. He
may soothe his conscience by sophistry, or dull
his perceptions by indulgence, but ; when .he
reaches this stage he has compromised with
wrong-doing, and loses that much of the title.
It is not required of him that he establish him
self as a monitor for others, save as he may be
unconsciously an example to them. He will cheer
fully assume his share of the burdens of govern
ment, and discharge his duties to that govern
ment without reluctance and in full measure. In
rendering obedience and assistance to the lawful
authorities of the government under which he
lives, he is but showing a proper respect and
appreciation of the privileges that are his as a
citizen. And he owes it to himself and to those
iround him to participate in the affairs of gov
ernment at least to the extent of voting his ap
proval or disapproval of persona and policies at
the stated elections. No other duty required of
a citizen transcends this. It is part of the defense
of the country as a whole against misgovernment,
which is just as important as its defense against
an invading foe or armed domestic revolt.
Finally: Pay your debts, be faithful to your
, family, consider the rights of others, attend
strictly to your own affairs, give assistance to
those who need it, and you needn't worry much
about the rest. -
What is a "Doubtful" State?
What does it mean when the "solid south" is
put down as "certain" for Wilson while states
like Nebraska, Colorado and Missouri are sched
uled in the "doubtful" column? Why are all the
former slave-holding states always checked off
in advance as democratic and the presidential
contest waged only in northern and border
The significance of these questions is force
fully dwelt on by the Chicago Tribune, which
points Out the fact anew that in the states con
stituting the "solid south" we do not have popu
lar government at ail, that elections there, are
pre-determined to go democratic because of
something that happened fifty years ago and the
systematic disfranchisement of almost ail the
voters who might register a dissent.
By contrast, a state like Nebraska is "doubt
ful" because its electorate is made up of intelli
gent thinking individuals, exercising their right
to consider political issues on their merits and
to reach conclusions by their own reasoning.
Nebraska is a state which invites educational
campaigns, whereas Mississippi or Georgia or
Alabama is as impervious to argument as a rhin
oceros hide. Four years ago Mississippi cast
64,319 votes for president, as against 249,48)
polled in Nebraska, and yet Mississippi has ten
electoral votes to Nebraska's eight. The very
fact that the democratic party is responsible for
continuance of a dark-age era in Mississippi and
Georgia and Alabama, which is synonymous with
autocracy and oligarchy, ought to be proof con
clusive for voters in Nebraska that democratic
ascendancy in the nation is subversive to free
.In the light of these comparisons, the an
swer to the question, "What is a 'doubtful'.
State?" reaches to the very foundations of our
institutions, and shows the danger whick men
sees us when the democrats are in the saddle.
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'v. Professor Muensterberg's Vision.
Professor ljjiugo Muensterberg, who has given
the American public occasion to sit up and take
notice several times in recent years, comes for
ward again with a prediction, pregnant for the
world's future if realized. He has this time a
vision "of ah alliance between Germany, Russia
and Japan, S mighty combination of political and
economic forces, the p'otentiality of which reaches
into sublimity. In anticipation of this, Professor
Muensterberg advises England to hasten the con
clusion of an understanding with Germany be
fore the greater combination be consummated.
The professor does not disclose the source of
his' information, beyond saying he considers it
reliable, and on this the public must-rest its con
clusions as to the value of the prediction. Events
have, not always justified the prophetic foresight
of the professor, but me combination he suggests
as impending is one long considered possible,
and of the utmost concern to philosophers and
politicians alike. It might be of immense Id
vantage to Germany now, but what of the years
to come? i i , ' ' ,
t ' Promoting "Art" in Omaha.
'-. Omaha admittedly lacks much from the stand
point of the artist. It is a young community,
bursting through the garments of its early days,
showing the raw in many places, and utterly
licking in the poise and gentle repose of settled
life that comes with ge and solid respectability.
Omaha knows this, not only from an awakening
sense of self-consciouiness, but also because
many acknowledged leaders of the higher cul
ture have told us so. - They concede we are not
entirely without some quality of the picturesque,
but insist our life is yet so crude we can not
realize to the utmost our opportunities and re
sponsibilities in and to art. If some of these
visiting ministers from the temples of the Muses
were not so cocksure of our utter unworthiness,
and so equally certain of their own undimmed
effulgence, perhaps they might accomplish more
in the way of the uplift. Omaha has felt the im
pulse, and is responding, but the response is not
hastened when a visiting brother forgets that he
came to lecture and remains to scold. Such, an
one should let himself cool off a little, and learn
that some of Omaha's rude and uncultivated resi
dents have at least strolled through the great
hills of the Metropolitan Museum, others have,
wandered through the Vatican, have looked in at
the Uffiizi gallery, beheld the glories of the
Louvre, visited in Berlin and London, and even
Petrograd and Tokio, not under the ciceronage
of a Cook guide, nor wholly held to the dictation
of Baedecker, and here and there may be discov
ered one who really knows a hawk from a hand
saw. In any event, the cause of culture would
lose but little were the lecturer to realize that
he can better serve those who do him the cour
tesy to pay for hearing him talk by giving them
a llttl information rather than much criticism.
Art in Omaha is gaining, but not because of re
cent contributions to the discussion thereof.
- Democrats and the Ladies.
The country has just had another illuminating
example of what regard the hosts of the unterri
tied followers of the democratic donkey hold for
the gentler sex, A mob of chivalrous Chicagoans
attacks and mistreats a band of women because,
forsooth, the latter have been sufficiently temer
arious to criticise the president. The sacred
presence of the great preserver of peace must
not be disturbed by any woman who doesn't
agree with him, and who seeks by silence to show
her disapproval of his conduct. These women
have been too fresh, anyhow, in asking that they
be given some recognition. Doesn't the demo
cratic party permit them to cheer for the man
who kept them out of war, and who rushed their
sons off to spend a perfectly lovely summer in
southern Texas? What more can they want?
At any rate, the gallant democrats of Chicago
saw to it that their president wasn't heckled by
a lot of suffragists. '
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A grOup of statistics, compiled' by the Wall
Street-Journal, shows the Union Pacific treasury
in ah opulent condition. Its strong boxes are
overflowing with cash and convertible securities
totaling 5125,000,000. No doubt the company
realizes the perils of hoarded weath, and would
lend a willing ear to a suggestion for easing the
strain by the passenger station treatment. The
situation invites the test.
Prayers for the courts are to be included with
prayers for legislatures, congress and other pub
lic officials in the revised Episcopal prayer book.
Congress and legislatures usually make provision
for prayers during sessions, but the courts grind
along day after day in a humble worldy way
without invoking divine guidance. Their inclu
sion in public prayers strengthens hope of even
tual salvation. '
CAMPAIGNING by auto is pretty strenuous,
but I doubt if it is as strenuous as special
train campaigning. I went around with the
Hughes party on the tour of Nebraska last week,
and while it was not the first experience of the
kind, jt emphasized the fact that without such
an insight no one can have any adequate idea of
what special train campaigning really .
For the outsidef the candidate and his wife,
who accompanied him, engrossed all attention,
but there is a regular staff organization installed
in the train which is a bee hive of workers, with
no eight-hour day limit, either. With Mr. and
Mrs. Hughes traveled not only the attendants
necessary to their personal comfort and the
household economy of the train, but also a regu
lar office force, secretary, stenographers, publicity
agents, train master and secret service men, of
course not government secret service men, but
men of experience in that sort of work. In ad
dition to this, a large corps of press association
and speciai newspaper correspondents are sticking
close to Mr. Hughes and constantly pounding out
their copy for the consumption of the respective
newspapers which they serve. ...
The stenographic work in connection with the
Hughes tour is the best organized that I 'have
ever seen in this connection, everything he says
being taken down by relay and transcribed almost
simultaneously, so that mimeograph copies are
available within a very few minutes after the
conclusion of the talk. Out at Hastings, for ex
ample, I remember that a complete stenographic
report of the address delivered there was ready
for the local newspapers before the train pulled
out and here at the Omaha Auditorium, the speech
was furnished to the men at the reporters' table
two sheets at a time as it progressed, and they
scarcely had to wait at all for the finish.
A. Mmniionr Mr MllD-h ifl in A clftSS
by himself. He has a distinct personality of his
own and never overlooks the dignity of the oc
casion. He realizes that he is aspiring to the
highest position within the gift of the, nation
the greatest elective office in the world and that
they expect him to appeal to their reason rather
than to their risibilities. He uses apt illustra
tions, but never tells a funny story. His language
is precise and well chosen, direct and forceful. In
all the speeches I heard during two days, the
nearest he came to a colloquialism was when he
used the phrase "They have another guess com
ing." He speaks with earnestness and conviction
and wholly extemporaneously, except that he has
his treatment of different phases of his subject
well thought out and doubtless from repetition
uses the same words as the natural vehicle for his
thought. At the conclusion of each speech he
retires to his train apartment to make sure against
colds from the perpiration with which he is cov
ered, emerging at once with freshened appearance
to wave from the rear platform to the lingering
crowd as the train pulls out. Mrs. Hughes also
often appears on the platform at this stage and
frequently responds to the demand for buttons
or souvenir cards, receiving them from her hand
making them doubly prized. Her presence in
the party gives Mr. Hughes a privacy which he
would not otherwise enjoy and keeps people from
breaking in on him when he is resting or study
ing. Mrs. Hughes is a good traveler, too, always
smiling and never a complaint and always ready
and prompt on the dot for each move.
f It is hardly necessary1 for me to repeat that
the crowds out to greet and listen to Mr. Hughes
at the different stopping points were uniformly
tremendous, though varying in number with the
size of the place, and that the people of these
different communities did wonders in perfecting
their local arrangements atd taking care of the
visitors when consideration is had of their accom
modations and resources for this purpose. In
small towns, even more than, in large cities, dif
ficulty x is invariably encountered in keeping the
roadways open for the visiting party. A clear
approach is, maintained at the outset and until
Mr. and Mrs. Hughes with the local escort pass
and then everyone in the sidelines seeks to break
through and follow, with the consequence, fre
quently, that the remainder of the train party
have to literally fight their -way -to the platform
or stand, and the same is true for the return to
the train at the conclusion of the speaking.
. I came in for no little good-natured chaffing
over a mishap at York which has been duty ex
ploited in some of the papers. The sum and sub
stance of it is that when an inventory of train
occupants was had, after departure there, it was
found that National Committeeman Howell and
myself1 had been left and were among the miss
ing. The party had debarked from the train at
the railway crossing nearest the court house
square, where the speaking -was to take place.
Our autos were a trifle behind, with the result
that the closing in of the crowd left us on the
outskirts and Mr. Howell suggested that for the,
sake of exercise we walk back to the train. We
retraced the- route to the crossing, only to find
that the cars had gone on to the station, and .by
the time we reached the station they had gone
still farther. The only saving clause was that
both of us were left. "Why did you choose such
a dry town as York?" was the first question I
met with after catching up at Lincoln. "If only
one of. you had missed out, we would have
thought the other put up the job," ventured an
other member of the party.
I admit that I ought to have known better
than to separate from the rest of the company,
for in political campaigning, as in military cam
paigning, the price of safety is to keep up with
the procession at all times, and always in, touch
with the base of supplies.
. People and Events
A truly-for-sure fireproof building in New
York, equipped with all modern appliances, went
up in smoke and flame the other day, and six lives
were lost on a floor sixteen feet from the ground.
The contents did the business. '
A drive of the Housemaids' union menaces
the domestic peace of Boston. Advance scouts
of the union are reconnoitering the suburbs, pro
claiming the coming of the new day when house
work "Will be limited" to ten hours a day with a
minimum wage of $7 a week.
A Chicago benedict, only three days into his
honeymoon, turned in his week's wage of $20.
The loving bride immediately blew it for gay rai
mant and then "beat it." A policeman found the
young husband up a tree, whither he' climbed to
escape the madding crowd and commune with
his throbbing thoughts of happiness bereft.
One of Nevada's divorce judges, His Honor
T.-G. Hart, rose above the reputation and busi
ness needs of Reno and gave the divorce colony
a hard slam. . In denying one application for
separation the judge characterized the fair plain
tiff as an adulteress and named the man. The
shock almost killed Reno's imported society.
Johnny McBride, a son of the "ould sod"' one
degree removed, blew into the New York fair for
the benefit of victims of the Dublin rebellion.
His heart grieved for the cause and his lips
fashioned his feelings into words. His touching
eloquence enthralled the crowd in a booth and
cdncealed his touch of the treasury for $30.
When haled into the night court he had $24 of
the, touch left.
Now comes A. L. Price, statistician of the
University of California, with a mass of data
proving how absurd is the assertion that college
women grab the swatter when Dan Cupid in
vades their quarters. Nothing doing? Guess
again. Mr. Price shows that 58.6 per cent of the
girl graduates of the university arc married, and
two-thirds of them did not bother about college
men for husbands.
Thought Nugget for (tie Day.
The greatest of faults, I should say,
la to be conscloua of none.
One Year Ago Today In the War. -
King George appealed to men of all
classes to enlist.
Bulgarians occupied TJskub and Iso
lated Serbian army In the north,
nermann made violent but unsuc
cessful assault on the lines east of
Russians assumed offensive south
east of Baronowttacht, captured four
German positions and took 3,600 pris
oners. Allies threatened Greece with re
prisals unless It gave assurance that
In any case it would not side with the
In Omaha Thirty Years Ago.
Mrs. Wakeley entertained a few
friends to meet Mrs. Hough of Chi
cago. The guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Annin, Mr. and Mrs. Will Redick,
Miss Greenhoe and Mrs. Valll.
The Park Avenue club, composed
of residents of the Park avenue set
tlement and vicinity, met at the home
of M. H. Bliss and had a .siege of
Mrs. Bean, formerly a resident of
this city, has arrived from California,
where she has spent the last year,
and is the guest of Mrs. Bauserman
The following took part In the pro
gram of the Ladles' Musical society:
Misses Knight, Merkel, Minnie Roths
child, Officer and Mr. Franko Mem
bership books were given to everyone
present and will be preserved as sou
venirs. The officers for the season
are as follows: Miss Poppleton, pres
ident; Miss KnlRht, vice president;
Miss May, secretary; Alice Rogers,
treasurer, and Miss Almy, auditor.
Miss Ida Porter of Bloomington,
111., has been engaged to sing In the
choir of the Methodist Episcopal
Dexter L. Thomas has laid out an
addition to the city of Omaha named
"Mascotta," the streets of which are
properly named Rocco. Lorenzo, Bet
tin a, Beppo and Frederick. This ad
dition is at the point where the Belt
railway and Omaha & Northern rail
way promises fairly to make a Junc
tion. 3- R. Bait & Co. is the name of a
new Arm in the real estate business at
115 South Fifteenth, composed of B.
It. Ball and W. A. Spencer.
This Day i In History. ,
1740 Sir Philip Francis, reputed
author of the "Letters of Junius,"
born In Dublin; died In London, De
cember 22, 1818.
1777 Americans under Colonel
Greene repulsed a force of Hessians
in battle at Fort Mercer, New Jersey.
1811 Frani Liszt, -one of the
world's most famous musicians, born
In Hungary; died at Baireuth, Ba
varia, Jul 31, 1866.
1868 The ill-fated Emperor Maxi
milian left the City of Mexico for
ever, enreute for Vera Cruz. - 1
1867 Emperor Francis Joseph of
Austria visited Napoleon III m Paris.
1878 Northwestern farmers' con
vention, with delegates from Michi
gan, New York, Iowa, Indiana and
Illinois, met at Chicago.
1891 The Transmlsslsslppt 'Com
mercial congress began. Its annual
meeting In Omaha.
18915 Oliver Ames, former gover
nor of Massachusetts, died at North
Baston, Mass; born there, February
4, 1881. 1
1901 The Pan-American congress
was opened in the City of Mexico.
1902 The Danish Upper House re
jected the treaty to cede the Danish
West Indian Islands to the United
1904 The Russian Baltic fleet at
tacked a British fishing fleet in the
North Sea, sinking the vessel.
The Day We Celebrate.
Fred D. Wead, real estate and loans.
is 64 years old today. He was born
In Sturgeon Bay, Wis,, and has been
in the real estate business in Omaha
continuously since 1887.
Archibald J. Love, insurance man,
is 62 years old, although he does not
look It He was born in Pittston, Pa.,
tnd earns to Omaha in 1885 to go into
the insurance and real estate business,
Of which he has made a great success.
Leander L. French, vice president
and treasurer of the Omaha Wall
Paper company, was born October 22,
1859, at Urban a, O. He was once in
the banking business In Kansas and
has been manufacturing and jobbing
wall paper in Des Moines and Omaha
for nearly twenty-one years.
Earl H. Ward, office manager for
the Midland Glass and Paint com
pany, is 31 years old. He was born
in Mount Vernon, 111., removing to
Omaha in 1895.
George W. Redick is 33 years old
today. He is an Omaha-born boy and
a rustling real estate man.
Augusta Victoria, German empress,
born at Schloss, Dolsig. fifty-eight
years ago today. -n
Dr. Karl Muck,, leader of the Bos
ton Symphony orchestra, born at
Darmstadt, Germany, fifty-seven years
General James A. Gary, former
postmaster general, corn at Uncas
ville, Conn., eighty-three years ago
Raymond Hitchcock, well known
musical comedy star, born at Auburn,
N, Y., fifty-one years ago today.
Rt. Rev. Frederic W. Keator, Epis
copal bishop of Otympia, Wash., born
at Honesdale, Pa., sixty-one years ago
Dr. Richard H. Crossfleld, president
of Transylvania university, born at
Lawrenceburg, Ky., forty-eight years
James A. Galltvan, Massachusetts
congressman who wanted this country
to sever diplomatic relations with
Great Britain because of the letter's
Irish policy, born in Boston fifty years
William Cam Kan. manager of the
world's champion Boston American
league base ball team, born at Lewis
ton, Me., thirty-three years ago today.
Storyette of the Day.
They were sitting close together in
He I gave you that parrot as a
birthday present, did I not, Matilda?
She Yes, but surely, Albert, you
are not going to speak of your gifts
as if f-
He It was young and could not
speak at the time?
She Yes, and It has never been out
of this parlor.
He There are no other young
ladies in this house?
She No, there are not. ' "
He Then, why why, when I
kissed your photograph In the album
while waiting for you did that
wretched bird Imitate your voice and
say: "Don't do that, Charlie; please
don't?" Baltimore American.
AROUND THE CITIES.
Denver -require! biker to stamp their
loaves with the net weight,
Cleveland experftfneed a soap shortage,
recently, which put the time-honored Sat
urday night tub on short rations.
Boston is threatened with a milk famine
unlets distributors and consumers corns
across with an extra 60 eents for each eight
ind onehalf quart can. Unity among milk
producer is an effective way of shaking
down townspeople. -
Local transit lines In Greater New' York
carried 1,899,786,616 passenger during the
fiscal year ending June (0, last. This in
an increase of 91,000,000 passengers over
the preceding fifseai year. Gothamites are
a moving multitude.
For the first time In the operation of
the Sioux City High school lunch room the
manager reported a loss instead of ax profit.
As the losa Is only 1 per cant, the aboard
of Education feels, In view of the price
boom, that it Is getting off cheap.
Minneapolis sports went Into a speedway
project a few years ago and put the greater
part of $500,001 into a concrete track and
843 acres of land. Now the company is is
the hands of a receiver and each stock
holder is booked for an asBetament of 100
per eent on sris stock. Bad luck, poor man
agement and divided eounsela are aaid to
have caused the collapse.
Bakers in Salt Lake City explain why
the weight tags on loaves of bread disagree
with the actual weight They say they
buy tags by the million for economical
reasons and cannot adjust the printed figures
to the varying prices of. flour. The state
food commissioner was not impressed and
ordered bakers to make a working agree
ment between the tag and the loaf.
A projected roundup of pennies for a
Lincoln monument at Topeka brought to .
the city banks 8,000 newly-minted Lincoln '
pennies. The bsnks put the coins in cir
culation and monument boosters anticipated
packed contribution boxes. When the con
tents of the glass jars were counted new
pennies were as soaree as icicles in mid
summer. The pretty pennies failed to roll
in the direction intended.
A survey of Ban Francisco conducted by
experts and financed by the Real Estate
board at a eost of 810,000, revealed count
less leaka in the city treasury and waste
running into hundreds' f thousands of dol
lars. The surveyors spent four months on
the Job, They found inefficiency the rule
in all departments, chair-warmers glued to
jobs requiring hardly more labor than
drawing the pay check, and extravagant
salaries paid incompetent help. According to
the report a saving of 81,000,000 can be
effected If ordinary business prudence is
applied to the city's affairs and political ;
pulls eliminated. There's the rub.
1 DOMESTIC PLEASANTRIES.
"Willie, what did you tell the trunkmaker
yesterday when I sent you around there to
tea 1 mm- to hurry up the trunk I had or
dered?" "I told him to send the trunk."
"But I mast have a strap with It. He
own't send the strap."
"No. father," said Willie sweetly, "1 told
him Z thought you hadn't better have any
sirap." wew Yorx Times. v
"We have 'standardised our office sta
tlonery. W , have a different color for
"Tea. yellow for letter-heads, pink for
"I see. Dm for bills.' Baltimore Ameri
can, ! "What did you say youY business was?"
'fl am a critic." 1
"You criticise people?" I'
"You might say so, yea,'
"And do you mean to tell me you get
paid for that?" Kansas City Journal.
The 4-year-old had just been reproved at
the table. He oontlnued to talk cheerfully,
though unanswered, to father. After some
minutes of soliloquy he turned to mother
"Your husband doesn't talk very much
this noon does he, mother?" Harper's
In my fancy there's a picture that will never
fade away. .
'Tls of waving green alfalfa 'way out
And hills, and woeda, and fields, and groves,
so peaceful and so dear.
Oh, a longing for It all, throbs in my
Chorus Oh, Nebraska, Nebraska, the dear
east spot on earth.
We may wander over land and over sea,
But our heartstrings keep their anchor in
the state we love so well.
And there's nowhere else on earth we
want to be.
I can almost hear the ryhthm of the
mower In the grass.
I can almost smell the fragrant new
And 1 feel again the old-time thrill of joy
each morning brought.
And the strength and courage naught
could take away.
, Chorus. -
Tbare'e-muslc In the rustling of its waving
fields of grain.
There's glory in the yellow corn fields tall.
There's a glow of magic beauty In its hills,
and streams, and woods,
With the blessed warm glad sunshine
When a restfulness stealf over us at clotty g
of the day,
As the golden sun sinks slowly In the west,
We can feel the broodiug watchfulness of
God around us all, j
And we go with glad contentment to
mere a com wnicn aiways a raws us Daca,
no matter -where we are.
To Nebraska, dear old home state of
And our hearts will always tingle with the
thrill of pride and love
Which we have for it, the dearest place
Norfolk. Neb. ROMA HUNTINOTON.
At a Saving to You of
VA MARWO THIS VR.vy
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hlVtRCE COMES ARB SMN NEftK
- Hokua Have you ever noticed that a fel
low always admires a clever girl, even If
she Is plain?
Pokua Tee; and I have also noticed that
the same fellow Is Just as likely to marry
a silly one If sh Is pretty.- Life.
"You know," remarked the genially ven
erable Mr. Jinks, "I always enjoy attending
a vaudeville theater."
"Yes?" queried his grandson.
"Yee, you see, the witticisms always
arouse In me fond memories and tender
reminiscences of long ago." Buffalo Ex
press. Louts Mother, how did father get to
Mother Why, one day at the seashore I
fell from a pier Into the water and your
father jumped In ahd saved me.
Loula Isn't that funny Why, he won't
let me learn how to swim. Puck.
We have everything needed
ruhber gloves, batteries, fever
ihermometers, hot water bags,
ouche pans, syringes, etc, and
are able to make immediate de
livery of any article ordered
of us. We know the necessity
of quality in such articles, es
pecially in- rubber goods, and
we can guarantee anything
you buy from us. Our prices
will save you money.
Too "Hard" For Us.
SHERMAN & MeCONNELL
Four Good Drug Stores.
Offers You the Chance
of a Lifetime
$450 Per Week
II 3 Years to Pay
If vou want a PIANO, now or in
the future buy it NOW at Hospe's
Combination Piano Club Sale. Never
before in the history of piano selling
in Omaha (and Hospe s has made
most of that history) has such a lib
eral piano - offer been made. Ask
anyone who knows pianos about the
Kimball, Henderson, Cable-Nelson,
Healy and Hospe pianos. There are
none better. . See this magnificent,
mahogany piano lamp, the bench to
match the piano and the beautiful
silk scarf then ask any piano man
to duplicate the offer. And if you
really want a piano yon will come
back to Hospe's. Not only are we
making a great reduction in price,
but we are selling these pianos on
easy terms of $1.50 per week.
Your Choice of Piano. . . .$275
Bench ..... .1 ... 1 10
Bench .. 3
Regular telling price. . .$306 '
Club i Price
A. Hospe Co.
' 7 VIA
ILLIIiOIS CENTRAL R. R.
The SEMINOLE LIMITED Train, consisting of Exquisite
Sun Parlor Obaarration and up-to-date Steal Pullman Cars, runs
daily throughout the year.
Direct service to the south and southeast.
' Tickets on sal daily on and after October 15th, good return
ing until June 1st, 1917.
S1TCS TO PRINrfPAT DTtlMT, Ad ml T fkUTC.
, . .$54.56
Key West . .
Tickets to other points at same proportional rates.
For descriptive literature, ticket., ate, call at City Ticket Office,
District Paasemgar Agent v
407 S. 18th St. Phono Douglas 264.
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