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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 1917.
The Omaha Bee
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Call for Volunteer.
The order by the president that the enlisted
strength of the nevy be raised to the limit allowed
by law ii tantamount to t call or volunteer!. It
is the most impressive sign of the ominous event
whose shadow is thus thrown across the path of
the nation. Wisdom and prudence alike require
that all be set in readiness against that time when
action must be taken. This explains the order
from the president, which is novel only in that
the first call for men comes from the navy instead
of the army. In this way emphasis is given to
the defensive character of the movement. Our
navy is our first line of defense, and will be first
into action, if any be taken. Therefore, as set
out by Secretary Daniels in his telegram to The
Bee, it is imperative that the navy be prepared
to the utmost to meet any emergency. This
means that the ships must be fully manned, that
all naval stations be properly furnished with men
needed for prompt service, and so equipped that
nothing will be left to fortune. The appeal is
made on patriotic grounds, and certainly will be
given the response it deserves.
Arenas (MIMM lor the nonUa icburllMd end own to W
Aiuna. Clrcuiuloa aUaetst.
Subscribers teavln, elly ekould have The Bo. Ballad
Unless all signs fail, naval recruiting stations
are booked for a land office business.
Twenty thousand men wanted for the navy.
Come running and avoid the rush I
The most gratifying sign of spring is a vista of
the street-cleaning brigade actually at work.
Governor Capper of Kansas easily lands first
place as the war governor of the middle west
No matter what else happens to the "bone
dry" bill, state pride demands the perpetuity of
grape juice. .
Blowing off patriotic steam Is the privilege of
elders. For youth the true test of patriotism Is
readiness for serivee.
Just the same, the boys who never saw any
craft bigger than a prairie schooner make the
best sailors for the big battleships.
Having accepted the Job of chief engineer of
the democratic party In Nebraska, why shouldn't
Art Mullen run the legislative iteam ronerr
Assuming the revolutionaries of Petrograd
fight as vigorously as they talk, a hostile drive
in that direction is foredoomed to hospitable
The auto speeders are again too much In evi--
Unless they slow down on crowded busi
ness thoroughfares they are due for a lot of grief-
Not a word of energetic support of the ad
ministration has been heard in the Nebraska
' legislature. Art the member afraid of Bryan
or just or'nary dodgers?
, Many strange things happen in war time which
Mh nnrferittinilinr. The aoeetacle of W. Bourke
Cockran as a defender of murderous bomb throw
ers tops the list of current freaks.
V If Florence and Benson are now part of
Omaha they should take notice that they are
automatically transferred from the sheriff's yard
to the stamping ground of the morals squsd.
Bulletins of German losses bathed in restrained
melancholy come out of London with great regu
larity. At the same time the British bulletin
makers discreetly omit mention of allied hurts.
Danger Line in the Legislature.
Just now is the critical time in the legislature.
The end of the session is near at hand, and mem
bers are already chafing under the restraint of the
rules and anxious to clean up their work and get
away from the capital. Sifting committees are in
charge of the files, and the ways are still clogged
by a mass of bills. Here is where the danger
lurks. Unless the utmost care is exercised, good
measures may be lost in the "jam," and worthless
or bad bills be slipped through in the rush of the
last days. The dosing hours of the session are
the harvest time for the tricksters, who rely on
getting in their fine work while the honest mem
bers are busy with the piled-up work. Many
laws that should be passed are yet between the
two houses, and some have not yet been brought
forward by the sifting committee. On the other
hand, a number of sinister measures are ready
to be "put over" at the first opportunity. This
all means that members who sincerely want to
serve Nebraska must be awake and exercise un
wonted vigilance during the next few days.
1 When you go into the garden game, make a
contract with yourself to see it through; for the
returns come only at the end of the season, and
stopping half way forfeits all that has been put in.
With four husky youngsters In' the parental
nursery, Omaha'a joy fairly bubbles. Complete
happiness is hardly possible white the elder sister,
Council Bluffs, is constitutionally barred from the
Weekly bulletins of the tonnage sent to the
bottom by submarines would be much more In
structive if they carried foot notes showing
wherein ruthlessness advanced victory by a frao
tion of an inch.
America's mission of mercy in Berlin Is ended.
Conditions made further service impossible. The
task falls to hands yet neutral, which will, it Is
hoped, maintain the semblance of mercy amid
the maddened ravages of war.
Tha river and harhnr nrrk errahbers are said
to be massing for another drive across the
trenches when congress reconvenes. The coun
try needs defense against the treasury raiders
a well as against its foreign enemies.
-St Look CIota-Dn
.' American motor boats have not quite reached
a speed of a mile a minute, but have come near
enougn to DC in me express train class iur swiii
ness. This fact, interesting and gratifying before,
has become highly important. It is evident that
the problem of wanton submarine attack must be
met by multiplying light, well-armed boats that
are also extremely fast Large and costly thips
cannot be matched against undersea craft oper
ated as unrestricted assassins.. Ordinary armed
convoys have sometimes failed to give security
against such' sudden, stealthy attacks from a
, chiefly invisible quarter. Armed transports must
' be nuick in the use of their guns if provided fore
and aft or any other point of vantage. But sub
marines cannot run faster than fifteen knots on
the surface and ten knots under water. Once they
are located, swift, armed motor boats at band
' could attack them on sight and could be sum
moned by wireless to the neighborhood to patrol
for their reappearance on the surface. They can
not remain submerged indefinitely, nor are they
ihle to descend to the bottom unless in compara
tively shallow water. They lurk near lanes of
:ravel and harbor routes. A swarm of light fight
ing craft around their haunts will keep them busy
Rapid fire gun are effective against them.
Rifles are made that carry two miles. A heavy
bullet would perforate a submarine, and more
. than anything else afloat it must be careful to
maintain a nice balance of wind and water. Own
ers of private yachts are offering their facilities
to the government The serpents of the sea will
not long have a greater immunity than that of
other members of the venomous reptile tribe. A
submarine chaser can be built in sixty days. If
constructed in lake shipyards they can get to the
sea by existing channels. An emergency exists.
.American energy nas not nitncrto laitcn snuri.
Undersea boats have stolen a march on navies,
tut the menace will be overcome promptly and
Failure of Ruthlessness at Sea.
Less than a Week remains of the sixty clays
In which the Germans were to force Great Britain
to terms by means of unrestricted U-boat opera
tions. Net results so far noted Include the
wanton destruction of a large amount of property
belonging to neutral nations, the sacrifice of a
number of lives of neutral noncombattants, and
the arrayal against-Germany of nations that had
sincerely tried to remain neutral and keep on
friendly terms with the central powers of Europe
as with the rest of the world. Even China has
dismissed the kaiser's diplomatic representative,
severing relations 'with Germany as the outcome
of the move. England has not been starved into
submission, nor has the stress of the campaign so
far as can be told on this side produced any
marked effect on the populace. If the reports of
England's food supply sent out from Berlin in
January were believed by the authorities there, it
is now apparent the intelligence bureau of the
empire has slipped a cog, and no longer functions
as accurately as it did earlier in the war. The
big fact, however, is that the terror at sea did not
produce the result aimed at; neutral commerce
was not abandoned, England was not blockaded,
while Germany sacrificed friends that might have
been useful. From any point of view, the subma
rine campaign seem a failure, so far as it has
Mv first sermon was preached in the chapel
of McCormick Theological seminary, Chicago, be
fore fortv-nine of my classmates and Dr. Herrick
Johnson, our professor of preaching, or, as it is
technically canea, proiessor ot nomiicuca. ui.
Johnson's pupils never forget his definition of
a sermon. Any one of the many hundred Pres
byterian ministers who come by way of the emi
nent professor's class room would tell you that "a
sermon is a formal religious discourse founded
upon the wcrd of God and designed to save men.
There were just fifty in the class of 1898, and
each prepared and preached a sermon during his
senior year. Three preached each Tuesday. The
text for the sermon had been assigned a month
in advance. My text was Luke 24:38-43, and I
was to dwell especially on the forty-first verse:
"And while they yet believed not for joy, and
wondered, He said unto them, Have ye here any
meat?" I chose as my theme, "Too Good to Be
True." I did not preserve my outline or sermon
and do not remember much about tne sermon
itself. We were each expected to occupy twelve
minutes. I was the third preacher and exceeded
my time by exactly one-half minute. The speaker
Delore me occupied one minute more man De
longed to him and the first held on for thirteen
and a half minutes.
Ordinarily these chapel sermons brought an
avalanche of criticism, and I did not wholly
escape, but the good professor's digestion seemed
out of order on this fateful day and he had been
greatly annoyed by our disposition to be lengthy.
He therefore took almost the whole time given
for criticism by classmates and professor in
berating us for our long sermons. I have been
exceedingly sensitive ever since to the word or
look which suggests that my sermon is too long.
There was consolation waiting for me in the
vestibule. John, the janitor, had been listening
at the door. He had heard both sermon and
criticism. John was a man who had favorites
among the boys. I was one of his favorites. He
turned and walked with me down the hallway
and said, "That professor couldn't find no fault
with that sermon itself, so he just jumped on you
for taking an extra half minute, and that's the
way he always does. When he gets a realty good
sermon he raves about something that don t
amount to nothing."
"Pastor North Presbyteran church. .
Stop Thi Halr-Splittlng.
Disgraceful conditions that have arisen under
the divided responsibility for the care of indigent
persons and persons suffering from contagious
diseases are emphasized by the renewal of the
wrangle between the city and county authorities.
Each side admits that something should be done
for the suffering, but each Insist it is the other's
duty to look after the afflicted. The case is not
a new one here, for the dispute has gone on for
years and with no apparent approach to a settle
ment. Omaha and Douglas county can well af
ford to look after the unfortunate, and it may be
accepted that the taxpayers are willing that liberal
provision be made for the care of those who can
not care for themselves. What really is needed
is an end to the splitting of hairs over which ac
count is to be charged with the expense. The
authorities ought to reach a working agreement
and stick to it, this to hold until such time as
better arrangements can be made for giving sick
and needy the care demanded.
Unhorsing the Brigadiers.
One of the immediate effects of the assembling,
of the new congress will be unhorsing of the
southern oligarchy that ha controlled the course
of national legislation during the last four years.
When the democrats came into full power in the
nation, the committees of the house were entirely
reorganised, and a tried and trusted southern
democrat was placed at the head of each im
portant committee, with the single exception of
apropriations, which went to Fitzgerald of New
York. Perhaps the greatest reproach to the Wil-
son administration In its first term was the abso
lute domination of the affairs of the nation by the
south. Little pretense was made to avoid sec
tional prejudice or interest in considering pro.
posed legislation, but everything was shaped with
reference to how it would affect Dixieland. The
effect of this policy is to be noted in all the demo
crats have done for four years. A revolt of north
em democrats is now reported, and the coming
together of the house is to be made the occasion
of a redistribution of chairmanships, so that the
organization will be representative and not sec
tional, and that the people of the north and west
may have something to say about the framing
of national laws. This change may be brought
about only over the objections of the "brigadiers,'
but the good of the country requires that it be
It is hoped the federal government will take
prompt action against the threats of Philadet
phians to stage a talking match for a year
throughout the country. Protecting the rights of
Americans on the seas is no more urgent than
protecting Americans on land against ruthless
ness. The least the government can do is to con
fine the windjammers to Independence Square or
the city hall.
It Is passing strange why auto owners over
look the simplest safeguards for cars parked near
home Periodical Joyrides to autoless neighbors
makes for good will and summons friendly eves
for vigilsnt guard duty, A few extra gallons of
gas burned is trifling compared with increased
Rev. M. V. Higbee
"My First Sermon
"It pleated the janitor, though the
professor jumped on it."
Will Jerusalem Fall?
-Bolton Transcript -
It begins to look now as though the British
forces which are invading Turkey in Asia from
the direction of the Tigris valley would compel
the evacuation of Jerusalem before the little army
from the Sinai rjeninsula can set there. Deserts
and mountains fight against the army in southern
Syria; but if General Maude once gets astride
of the line from Mosul to Aleppo and thither he
is rapidly moving the lurks must evacuate the
whole of Syria. And with this movement Jeru
salem must fall without the profanation of the
holy city by a single bombshell. Nor can we
suppose that the Turks themselves would dam
age the holy places in resentment, for in spite
of all their wars and oppressions their veneration
for the shrines of Jesus is only less profound
than that of the Christians.
Give the devil his due; the wardenship of the
Turks in Terusalem has not been essentially un
worthy. Probably it has been better than that
which any single one of the Christian sects
'would have supplied, at least in the times that
have passed. The Turkish soldier on his pedestal
in the Christian church, keeping with bayonet
and with ball cartridge his guard over the war
ring Christian sects each ready at any moment
to strangle the other, is typical of the situation
in all the holy land. Creeks, Latins, Armenians,
Copts and representatives of the rest of the forty
three Christian sects who are permitted to keep
each its separate light burning in the Church of
the Holy Sepulcher, are always ready to fly at
one another's throats, and have been restrained
only by the police power of the Turk. Edward
i-car, writing to .nicucsicr rurtcatuc irum ciu
salem. described the situation most graphically
when he sooke of the Christians in the holy city
as "scandalizing the whole community with their
monstrous quarrels; their consuls and bishops
regarding each other with hatred and eacn acting
to each other with open contempt and malignity,
while every portion of their resident fellow-re-
ligiomsts take one or the other side. And tnis
forsooth at a place of example for Turks nad
Jews. If I wished to prevent Turk, Hebrew or
heathen from turning Christian, I would send him
straight to Jerusalem. While Jerusalem is what
it is by and through the Christians' dogma and
theology, so long must the religion of Christ be,
and mostly justly, the object of deep hatred and
disgust to the Moslem, or destestation and derision
to the Jew." Matters have changed somewhat
since Lear wrote these words in 1858, but the
mutual hostility survives. We may well hope
that the British, as standing quite outside the
great central rift of Christianity, the division be
tween the eastern and tne western cnurcnes,
would be able to maintain a Christian decorum
at Jerusalem; but what about the situation when
the French, the historic champions of the Latin
church in the east, come to the authority in Pales
tine which the understanding among the entente
allies has allotted to them? There may be some
uneasiness on this head in the orthodox
However, it is impossible not to share with Mr.
Ralph Adams Cram his enthusiasm over the pros
pective restoration of the holy city to the banner
of the cross after 673 years of dominance by the
People and Events
Health Bint for the Day.
Excessive exercise, when continued
- An. , I I.di n IrrAViilar f-
tlon of the heart, accompanied by a
nigniy injurious conaiuon.
One Year Ago Today In the War.
German aeroplanes bombed Vene
President Wilson demanded that
Germany explain attack on steamer
British captured German salient at
St Elol over 600-yard front and mile
French transport carrying troops
from Salonlkl sunk by mine, with large
loss of life.
In Omaha Thirty Years Ago.
Loula Llttletleld, who has recently
returned from an extended eastern
trip, waa entertained by the Imperial
Social club, the following being pres
ent: Messrs. and Mesdames William
Boun, Luke, Almquist, W. Y. Kustln,
Miss Leola ward, Mrs. Hoxnoia, tne
Misses Rlar. Hoxhold. Leader, Hub
bard and the Messrs. Clark, Felder,
Mclieth, Havoc, Page and Fay.
Several of the men working on the
caisson of the bridge observed n lre
Enterprise rarely passes up a chance. One
, j . . r r i
iorwarapusning uruggist in new iorK gives an
onion or a potato to every purchasers.
' For fifty-two years, Abe McClinney held down
a job as servant in a Birmingham, Ala., family,
and is still at it. Coundn't let go if he wanted
to, because Abe is a part of the family by right
A noticeable oxodus of Germans si reported
in St. Louis. The Globe-Democrat says more
than 2.000 Teutons have left the city for parts
unknown. Fear of intcrinment, as a result of war,
is said to be the cause.
The kins of England and the emperor of Ger
many are grandsons of Queen Victoria. The
queens of Greece, Norway, Spain, Roumania and
the deposed cazarina ot Kussia, are granoaaugn
ters. Family feuds are notoriously fierce.
Hearinsr of a demand for rattlesnakes in
China, where they are used in compounding medi
cines, a good Samaritan in Pennsylvania offers
to supply from ninety to 100 a day at modern
uplift prices. Pennsylvania mountains yield
rattling good crops of rattlers.
A segue! to the mysterious death in 1914 of
Dr. Charles B. Bostwick, dentist of Summitt,
N. I., arrears in a suit for restitution of money
started by the A. Watts company, manufacturer of
dental supplies, of which Bostwick was treasurer.
The defendant is Mrs. Nancy B. Le Due a widow
of 50 years, who is charged with plucking the
doctor of $1,017 in various card games. Besides
her success in these distant deals, the merry
widow has a Wall Street record of dodging brok
ers' commissions on stock market plunges. Some
ilack bear on a cake of Ice floatin ,
down the Missouri from the north.
Mother Dunn or tne Bacrea Heart
convent has arrived from a flying trip
to Europe and received a most cordial
welcome from her associate teachers
at the convent and also the pupils.
J. H. Gullfoll of Detroit, wno came
to Omaha to start a varnish factory,
has secured a location on Grace street
near Eleventh and will commence at
once upon the work of erecting the
Work on tne Benson street railway
has been commenced. It is under
stood that the Baldwin noiseless motor
will be used on this line.
Arthur McKnleht has met with
great success In his large vocal and
elocutionary class that meets daily at
Bovd's opera house.
Hugh J. Smyth and Miss Maggie
Rudowsky were married and have left
for a wedding trip to Canada.
Mrs. Gertrude HaiKht and ner little
daughter are visiting friends In Chicago.
This Day In History.
1794 United States senate ceased
to sit with closed doors.
1812 The governor or New xorK
prorogued the legislature, a privilege
never before nor since used.
1814 General Jackson destroyed
the power of the Indians by his decis
ive victory at the battle of Great
Horseshoe Bend, in Alabama.
1848 King of Prussia made procla
mation for a reconsolldation of the
1854 France declared war against
1867 Memohls A Charleston rail
road completed, joining the Atlantic
ocean with the Mississippi river.
1866 President Johnson vetoed the
civil rights bill.
1884 The victoria aiamona, weigh
ing 303 karats, waa found at Klm-berley.
1889 John Bright, ramoua Knrnsn
orator and statesman, died. Born No
vember 18, 1811.
1897 William T. Adams ("Oliver
Optic"), noted author of juvenile
books, died in Boston. Born at Med
way, Mass., July SO, 1822.
The Day We Celebrate.
Martin S. Brown, chief clerk of the
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railway,
is just 32. He was Dorn at Norm
Platte, Neb., and has worked his way
up with the Burlington from a mes
Sir James Alfred Ewing, recently
appointed principal of Edinburgh uni
versity, born at Dundee, Scotland,
sixty-two years ago today.
Rt. Rev. Joseph B. Cheshire, Epis
copal bishop ot North Carolina, born
at Tarboro, N. C, sixty-seven years
Joseph Coyne, a well known actor
of the American stage, born in New
York City fifty years ago today.
George F. Baker, one of the noted
leaders In New York financial circles,
born at Troy, N. Y., seventy-seven
years ago today.
Edward F. Kearney, president of the
Wabash railway, born at Logansport,
Ind., fifty-two years ago today.
Miller J. Huggins, manager of the
St. Louis National league base ball
club, born In Cincinnati thirty-seven
years ago today.
Timely Jottings and Reminders.
Questions ot national defense are to
be discussed by the adjutants general
and line commanders of the National
Guard of all the states in a three-day
convention opening today In New York
The annual convention of the Amer
ican Iron, Steel and Heavy Hardware
association la to open at New Orleans
today and will continue in session until
State conventions of the Woodmen
of the World are to be held at Orlando,
Fla.; New Iberia, La., and Waco, Tex.
Storyette of the Day.
In a church in Ohio the minister
gave out the hymn, "I Love to Steal
Away," etc. The regular leader of the
choir being absent, the duty devolved
upon a young fellow of a timid nature.
He commenced, "I love to steal," and
then broke down. Raising his voice
a little higher, he then sang, "I love
to steal." At length, after a desperate
cough, he made a final demonstration,
and roared out, "I love to steal."
The effort was too much. Every
one but the parson was laughing. He
rose, and with the utmost gravity,
said:: "Seeing our brother's propen
sities, let us pray."
Thre Is a land to all ao fair.
None other can with It compare.
Ulven aa a aTlft from Ood, moat rare,
It la our own Nebranka.
The aun on Nebraska, fairer tleams,
Corerlna It o'er with olden beams.
Thta la the land of beautiful dreama.
Nebraska, our own, Nebraska.
Wander o'er valler, bill and plain,
Covered with beautiful growing train.
For Ood aenda alike, sunshine anjd rain
To Nebraska, our own Nebraska.
Prosperity, thou art her constant friend.
Bountiful blessings to her yon send,
Peaco eomee ts all without end
In Nebraska, our owa Nebraska.
Prom the atlsaottrl'a flowlnv tide '
To the far western border wide,
Happr are all, who mar abate
In Nebraska, our own Nebraska.
Por In thta fair land, true botneo abound,
lovt. Joy, and gladness, all, surround,
Rarth'a grandest treasures will o'er bo
In Nebraska, our own Nebraska.
Her daughtera fair, are over true,
Nature with kindliness doth them woo.
Treasuring sweat graeea, oa them, to Imbtts,
In Nebraska, our own Nebraaka.
Her sons are patrlota, atrong and bravo.
They'd give their Uvea thla land to save.
May dear Old Glory forever wave.
O'ar Nebraaka. our own Nebraska.
, MATTIB SROUP ANDERSON.
. Newcastle, Neb.
Why Norses Are So Scarce.
Omaha, March 26. To the Editor
of The Bee: Scarcity of nurses is due
to a number ot things, first, the hos
pitals do not pay the girls enough
while In training. I think 110 a month
Is the most any hospital In Omaha
pays. And after a girls' laundry, books
and other Incidentals, not to mention
clothing, I don't believe there is any
left out of flO. They are too strict
with the rules is a second thing to think
about Most of them work ten hours
a day and work hard. And third,
three years Is a long time to put In liv
ing that sort of life. No one but a
good, noble young girl, can do, her
duty and stay that long. Not very en
ticing is It? Twenty-live dollars a
month Is not too much.
ONCE A NURSE.
Losses by Foreign Trade.
Omaha, March 21. To the Editor
of The Bee: Within the last few
days a statement ot the decrease of
trade with European countries in the
month of February has been Issued
by the Department of Commerce. The
decrease of exports Is put at about
1190,000 and of Imports about
140,000. This was represented by
the newspapers in large headlines as
a loss to this country of about $230,
000 in one month and chargeable
to the action of the German subma
Aside from the question of right or
wrong of submarine warfare, there is
something In this connection that
should be corrected immediately. The
truth Is that our foreign trade passed
the limit of fcroflt to the people of
this country, as a whole, long ago,
and the majority have been suffering
seriously from It for more than a year,
while a minority have been gaining at
a loss to their fellow countrymen
through a great Increase In the cost
of living. It has been proposed seri
ously in congress to spend about $400,-
000 to investigate tne nign cost or nv
Inp;, although it is obvious that the
chief factor of this trouble Is the un
precedented drain of foreign com
merce. Perhaps we shall have to in
vestigate the sanity or Insanity of con
gress. It does seem to be true that
a group of the devotees of Mammon
have been able to hypnotize the peo
ple of this country and put rings In
their noses. Some financiers and
some persons who have had products
of various kinds to sen to ioreignern
have gained so much that the higher
cost of living has not troubled them.
But while people of these classes are
praising patriotism let us remind them
that true Datrlotism would not allow
the glitter of foreign gold to lead a
person to aisregara tne rignts ana in
terests of citizens of his own country.
To say now that the embargo ques
tion Is one of neutrality or unneu
tralitv Is to utter an absurdity. Self-
protection has nothing to do with the
question ot neutrality. Perhaps it is
a fair estimate that the people are los
ing $10,000,000 a day by the foreign
drain. BEKIAM uuuhkain.
trill Guard Power Plants.
Albany, N. T., March IS. The request of
ths Buffalo Chamber of Commerce that the
power plants at Niagara Falle be guarded
by national guards has been grsnted tonight
by Governor Whitman. The request waa
made after rumors of plots against Indus
trlsl plants were circulated.
Tes" said the veteran of many ware,
1 have participated In no less than even-
teen engagements."' -.- ..
What!" excieiraeu - ,7
widow. "And you are aim a "
"How much are potatoes worth now'"
"They're no more imn -r .
but they're costing about als times aa much.
Detroit Free Press
fied.rella with hsr glass slipper did the
si,.Wd"(d the right thing by putting her
foot In It." Baltimore American.
. . .- -t. ... with .Teflc. tT
had The audacity to back out of the parlor
last nigni inrowms - -
Second Olrl Why, the heartless creature!
Ht,t there within reach. Loula-
A STCEET CAR CONPVltTDR
HfcS ASWB ME "TD MrVRW HIM-
MMr HlMsW1 MAVE HIM
f WJMISfc NCfT TO BWH6; HOME
HIS SMAW 1H NICKOS '
i - -. faoit nt wnrriftn ttv
"1 wasi in - - i
other day when man cam in anrl beta
puffing away with th g reateat eoolneM."
"waan i ne nv ruu ,
"Oh, no; he waa tha principal hair dreaiar
in a beauty parlor. Chicago trouu
"Look hem, Jones. I limply can't itantl
your wife'a extravagance."
Eh! Whadyamean, you can't aland UT
"Every time your wife geta a new gown
or hat, my wife demanda one juet aa ex
pensive. I tell you. it'a deuced tough on
me." Boston Transcript.
Landlord I've called to eolleet the rent.
Little Boy Please sir, mamma's out and
forgot to lave It.
Landlord How do you know she forgot
Little Boy Because she said go. Boston
THE BRAVE ADVENTURER.
Beatrice Barry, in New York Time".
Who knows not fear Is master of his fats;
All that life has to offer may ba bis;
So that he Is
But swift to act not prone to hcstltate.
Swayed by the doubts that shackle weak
True, for each boon some payment must
That Is alas! What makes us cowards
We hear the call,
And fain woukt follow, bat we are afraid;
We want the prl-, but all our puny
Shrink from tha price, which may b
pain or tearjt
Who early learns to play the splendid
Of life unflinchingly, may coma to know
And taste of woe;
He may, then, reap a larger share of
But, In proportion, shall hit Joys be
Beyond the dreams of those who stand
All things belong to him who dares con
trive To take, and count the having worth
And never lost.
Is happiness, while memories survive!
Through all life's varied fortunes good
Nothing can rob him of the joy he's
Fewer Eggs are
In many recipes the number of eggs may be reduced
with excellent results by using an additional quantity
of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, for each egg
omitted. The following recipe is a practical example:
Chocolate Sponge Roll
IM euro flour
I cup augar
S equareo melted
8 tablespoons melted abortonuul
H cup hot water
t teaspoon vanilla
S toaapooaa Royal Baking
Tin eU aeotM sallod he 4 sua aad ao heUaf aewoW
DIRECTIONS Sift Soar, baking powder and salt toKothw thro
times. Boat wools tgga. Add slowly sugar, then boiling water
slowly; add next vanilla, malted chocolate and melted shortening,
without beating. Sift in dry ingredients, and fold in aa lightly as
possible. Pour Into largo baking pan lined with oilsd paper, snd
bake in slow oven twenty minutes. When dons, turn oat on
damp, hot doth, spread with whys icing and roll.
Booklet of reef pee which economise In sen sad ether
expensive ingrodleote mailed free.
Addreee ROYAL. BAJC1RO POWDE CO. US WlUlaas St, New Tort
oaaaVA. I 1 SBBeasssa a tfrr U. -til
If your doctor said to use Resi
nol Ointment lorthat skin-trouble
you'd try it without a second
thought! Well, Ihousandtoi doc
tors throughout the country ore
prescribing Resinol Ointment to
heal sick skins, and have been
doing so constantly for over twenty
yean. So why not take the com
bined advice of all these wise med
ical men and let Resinol Ointment
make your skin well i It usually
Mops itching at once, makes sleep
possible, and speedily heals the
Reilnel Ointment Is aa excellent hoallnf
dreuutB, too, lor bums, scalds, cuts snd
stubborn little tores. Sold br sll druxguu.
Stlimtt Jm ttnrt an umfitxmu.
Mrs. Kate Hagill, of Hendrlckson, Mo., says : "Caaoui did me
more good than any medicine I bays ever taken or expect to take lor
nervousness. , , I bad a. . . which completely wrecked my health. . .
I thought I was going into consumption, my friends thought so. When
those spells would come on l would reel like I was going to die, my fl
handa and feet would get cold. . . This condition lasted for four Lai
months. Then I began to take Casdot. Before I had taken one bottle
I felt aa if 1 would never have another one of those spells; but 1 kept on un
til I had taken two bottles, because I wanted to be completely cured. . . t
am only too glad that I can write these few words. . , that some lady may ba
benefited by this great medicine the same as I have." Try
tJSET 40 TEARS
The Woman's Tonic
AT ALL TOCO STORES
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