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temporarily should have The
will bo chana-ed a often requested.
Come on, teacher!
Daldrlgo (or congress,
And tho next thing to boar In jnlnd
Is early shopping. -
Iloth democrats and republicans
trying to make political capital out
of pledgee to repeal or amend the 8
o'clock law and the Albert Inw, or to
prevent their repeal or amendment,
have not reckoned with tho truo sit
uation. We make hold to aeesrt that
no change whatever, to which thoro
Is nny sorlous opposition, can ho
brought about Into cither of these
laws short of a year nt the earliest
The obstnelo In tho way of what Is
proposed Is the Initiative and refer
endum amondmcnt to tho constitu
tion which waits only tho formality
of ratification at tho polls. With this
incasuro adopted, It will be fdlo for
tho legislature to pass nny law of tho
character referred to, or for a gov
ernor to sign or to voto, because In
any caso tho opposition will havo only
to securo and fllo a referendum peti
tion to suspend tho operation of tho
law until the people paHs on It and
glvo It a majority voto of approval.
As a matter of fact, It will hb Just as
easy, or Just as difficult, to institute
legislation of this kind by tho Initia
tive as to load It through) the logls
latlvo mazes first to encountor tho
JuBt rest assured that with ro
courso to tho referendum, tho cham
pions of tho 8 o'clock law, nnd of tho
Albert law, will not pormlt thorn to
bo repealed, or vitally modified, ex
cept by a popular voto, and worrying
what tho loglslaturo may do is merely
l IIDBJIssT mr W All W .!- -
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J NOV. 4. ' ..li -11
ACTIVITIES IN ARMY CIRCLES
Matters of Moment Noted by Army and Navy Register.
"Temporary" Ilnty Defined. i Section S of the aot of February 14, 1WJ
Mrtirartler General R. V. Potts, V. 8. A., provides that the chief of artillery shall
Is In temporary command of the central hereafter serve as an additional membet
division, with headquarters at Chicago, of the general staff corps, and the act
111. Ills regular station Is at Port Leav- 0f Match 3. 1911, provides that hereafter
enworlh, Kan. General Potts has never the chief of the division of militia af , ihlrtv Years Aire
taken up the duties at Tort Iavenworth, tainf office of the chief of staff, shall ' The opening of tho new Chicago, Mil
but has been In command of tho central defied from the general officers of j waukee & St, Paul Railway company's
division under orders assigning him tn lhe jno ot tn9 arrny and while so serving line to Omaha was celebrated by an In-
shall be an additional member of the i spcctlon of visiting and local orncers.
generat staff corps. The Judge advocate Those from abroad were General Super
general carefully reviews tho legislation ' Intendent Clark, General Passenger Agent
affecting this question and comes to the , J. It. Carpenter. Assistant Superintend-
onnnliinlnn that the recent army appro-,
prlatlon act does not effect the relations
HOW EDITORS SEE THINGS.
"temporary command." The rjueatlon re-,
renti arose as to ills right to commuta
tion of tiuarttrx while exercising such
command. U was claimed tho assign
ment tu the command of tho central
division was to a higher command than
that at Kort Leavenworth, and the tem
!Kmry duty hns been of a continuous
nature. The Judgo advocate general con
strues tho word 'temporarily" not con
clusive of service, and the command haa
extended long enough to effect a change
of station to tho headquarters of tho cen
tral division. General Potts has not occu
pied the quarters he would be entitled to
ut Leavenworth, and ho Is therefore held
entitled to quarters or commutation
Uiercttf at Chicago.
New Army Hhoe.
Tho War deportment Is making an ef
fort to Increase tho marching capacity of
troops by taking greater care In tlie se
lection of shoes for tho soldiers. A gen
eral order was Issued In August calling
attention to the Importance of this ques
tion. Aiplcturo of the now shoe, together
with a detailed description of It and the
text of the general order, was published
In the Army nnd Navy Register of Sep
tember 28, on nago 335. Brigadier General
Garllngton, inspector general of tho army,
calls attention to this subject In his an
nual report for tho fiscal year ending
Juno 30, 1912. He states that the matter
Is still tnoro or lees neglected and that It
of tlieso officers of tho general start
corps. They are held to retain thcti
connection with the general staff corps
as additional mcmbcra thereof.
There was distributed to the military
service last week a circular of Instruc
tions governing the procurement Of sup
plies, engagement of services and pay of
tho army by tho quartermaster corps.
This circular contemplates tho continu
ance of tho decentralization system of
conducting business that was explained
In circular V. office of tho quartermaster
genoral, 1900, and It takes the place of
that circular. In tho new circular, of
course, provision is made for conducting
the work previously performed by tho
subsistence and pay departments. On No
vember 1 tho offices of the quartermaster
general, commissary general and pay
master general becomo consolidated In
the office of the chief of the quarter
master's corps. Among the most Impor
tant divisions of Uils office will bo tho
supplies division, which will have to do
with miscellaneous supplies, subsistence
Kuuplles. and clothing and equipage, and
tho finance and accounting division, which
Ih roported a largo number of men drop
Split Infinitive and tlfe A. P. nut of ranks or give out on the march wjn have j0 j0 with finance, bookkeeping
The ago-long battle against tho caujlea of thU uble are duo cOUnti. Md property accounts. Both of
split inflnltlvo Ib over, the victory Is t0 tioftivo feet beforo or after enlist- J thlfSO divisions havo commenced opera
won, tho compact vorb has conquered, ment, Ill-fitting shoes, shoes emit of repair, t(oni tn9 ,uppitM division with Brigadier
Tho Rlobe-onclrcllng Associated Press or Igomance on tho part of the men aa j aenerai uonry O. sharpe aa Us chlof
HememBer, lh voting, that nolso Is
Now for the man who
duty and dono It."
An unholy alliance Is any combi
nation to boat "Mo."
Show your appreciation of repub
Eight foot (poetic llconso) or bal
lot makes us all of one slzo.
Soak 'em! Knock1 'em 'through the
ropes! Wh'P 'ora.to a fraxilo!
Champ Clark Is reported 'to bo still
for Woodrow Wllso'n.- Yes," lnaudlbly
As usual, tho republican .school
board tcke.t Is tho ono' entitled to
your voto. ' ' , '. C
mar tinknlt its furrows, accent thn I vinw nf the rtrovlslorui of section E
situation nnd ceaso to worry ns to
whethor; it probably .shall be orshall
probably bo, for It already Is, "
What a. lot, of trouble this llttlo
BpJllMrifrjiltJ.vp. hs; glvdntt) fijiyay;
T tin rtti
v w' iivvty wu viol, i o tuu tUttr"
tfoti." It'boVhorcd' evoii tho groat
Avon raostor; "Is, was, has, uoiug,'
b;on.,,' "Correct, pnBs'tD" tho head."
And tho shuffling pf tho young foot
dies. away, only to .begin .again, for
tho , boy, who. ai moment ago gulnqd
the head, now passes' to tho foot. "To
Tho bagpipe man dqes not .mean
any harm by It, ho was Just brought
up that way.
Our old friond, Edgar Howard, Is
seeing things again. He should tako
something for it.
Tho head ,of the anthraclto com
blno does .not seem to bo Daerlng
the price of coal.
Somotlmea It seems that Sdcratcs
was more of a man than Adam, con
sidering their wives,
No matter how it comes out, wo
havo our bumper crops and old Qon
oral Prosperity left.
"Tho hand that rules tho school
room rules the world" would be an
appropriate rovleed version,
"Wfeat's in a name?" Head the re
port of the last Duigarlan-TurklBh
encounter and decide for yoursolf.
tho A. P., as. its intimates affec
tionately call It, has lssuod Its flat
against tho division. Its decree Is, un
obtrusive, to bo suro but conclusive,
From now on ho who splits IiIb
infinitives doos so nt his own peril.
All debates botwocn college profess-
to the proper caro of their feet Goneral
Garllngton believes that this trouble could
bo eliminated by moro care on tho part
of company commander.
irperfl Hlnff Corps.
Tho Judgo advocate general of tho army
has rendered an Important opinion Relat
ing to the chief of coast artillery and the
chief of the division of mllltla affairs a
additional members of the genera! staff
The decision has been approved
raised by tho secretary ot war was as
fn whether or not these officers aro
learning ,nKmbcrs of the general staff corps. In
ors are off. No moro didactic dlsscr
tations will bo hoard. Tho battle lone, corps,
ncrn nnlw , ,. ,,.,,1 J me War ueiitt. iiiici.i
has boon won in tho forum of world
almdBt'hft. a man Is not ondugh'
, When - the result of thq nr'lnafilti
uGcamo uoiiuiioiy Known iusi spring-,-
Tho Doe noted with pleasure the suc
cess of ono Omaha candidate for a
Lplaco on tho republican stato tlckol
In the nomination of W. 13. Howard
for auditor. H roforrcd to his many
years' resldonco In UUb city and hysl
noss association with tho Gorman
American Llfo Insurance compnny, of
which ho is an occutlvo officer, and
Tho position of auditor Is a most lm-
and the finance, and accounting division
with Brigadier General Georgo R. smiut
as Its head. Among tho Important changes
incident to the. consolidation ore thosp
that, relate to pay of tho army. Here
after tho chief quartermaster of a com
mand under the direction of his com
mnnder. will be responsible for the pay
ment of troops of tho command. With a
view to extending thoi approved policy
ot decentralization to' the ' payment, ot
troops, all commissioned officers and
enlisted men. as a rtilo, Will be -paid by
the depot etuartermaatcrs, .respectively, of
tho cities or localities in w
l.itn or bv Quartermasters of nearby
posts, by .' chief- quart orrtaators,- by post
quartermasters and by othcT.quarteymaa
ters, dependent upon the location and
duty oMhose.to bo paia-m generm, puj--monU
to be made by the officer of tho
the army appropriation act of August 2V
1812, which limits the number of genera)
bfflcerr of that rorpH to; two, and of see.
. n At a iVtVi ranfll nil IntVH
nnd narts of laws so far as they are t quartermaster corps most conveniently
:inconletent:wlth4ho terms of that act. I available for that purpose. , f .
WHEN A VICE-PRESIDENT DIES
Lapse of One of Dual F unotions of the Office.
; Kansas City Star.
. Wliq'n the prosldent dies tho vice presi
dent' or a cabinet officer becomes presi
dent, Bit; When a,, vice preeldont dloa no
ono sucoecda to the title. There Is no
SlteUIanrtcday. : .
IicX'Sresldent has two functions. Ha
(Is lU'presltflng officer of tho senoto and
hJs next In line ror the presiaency (n
tho event of tho doatli or disability of the
president. At tho death of tho vlco presi
dent theso two functions are divided. The
Muiator whom tho senate has ohoeon as
its president pro tern, becomes the regular
presiding officer ot that body. But the
presidential succession Is vested In tho
Tho constitution committed to congress
the arranging for tho succession to too
presidency, and In 1792 congress enacted a
law providing that tho succession should
extend to tho president pro tern. 01 uio
portant and responsible one, carrying t d w nlm t0 the jpeaker of
with It. as l does, tho supervision of all " hoU8(J( a noW election to be held
within two mouths. In lsso, nowover, mis
law woa amended so that now in the
Insurance bus ness In addition to tho ac-1
cpuntlng and checking of tho Institutions
expend lug money appropriated by tho
legislature. Mr. Howard's special qual
ifications for tho work will npt bo ques
tioned. What is thero said hns particular
application1 to tho Impending oloction,
which should find overyono who
wants an Intelligent and efficient
management of tho auditor's office
supporting Mr. Howard.
At only 67, Sarah Bornhardt
should not think ot prematurely dis
continuing her farewells, to America.
Txapayers who want county affairs
administered on a business basis will
see to It that tho county board Is kept
In republican control.
Has Omnha reached thn nnlnt whrr
owl street., car stTdro la .wiirrnntrit?
This is a question which our Commercial
eiuu, real estate exenansn anil improve
ment clubs might well take up. Likewise
tno street railway company Omaha B?c
Send a committee down to a live town,,n nny alIcn company.
and find out. Owl cars have been oper-ta yone frltnlV ,nduce
As several times remarked, tho
family bound together by tho bless
ing of children Is far less likely to
ct into tho divorce court.
The man up a treo would guess
that tho Interchange ot bouquets be
tween Mayor "Jim" and Mr. Bryan
is for spectacular effect only.
Deputy assessors ought not to be
elective, but Inasmuch as ihey aro
elective, Just play safo by checking
off the republican candidates.
A nUolnlmer from Shallenbemer.
MIGPOK, ;Ncu.,,Nov.,3.-To the Editor
of Tho Bee: Havo Just seen the article
attempting to connect me with Honduras
company. I nave no interest wimiever
npany. Several years ago
induced me to take some
atpd here all night for yedrs. and with Btook to neIp hm gct a position with
fair financial success.-Llncoln Journal. , nmnnnv. two years ago he quit
Yes, to bo suro. Hut then, Omaha,, um nd wrote mo he know I only
never had a penitentiary In tho out- took Interest to help him and he bought
skirts requiring all night travol ac-i himself what stock I held. I have no
commodatloni. for rnnntonvu more Interest In any Honduras company
Or perhaps this is a survival ot the
dry days whon Havelock was tho
oasis and meccu tor thirsty peoplo.
Or again, It may be- ono iustauco
when Lincoln Is a more Hvo town anjd
has sot tho pace for Oninba. .
ine atrocuios ot war came to a
cumax wnen tuoso Balkan names
rushed in on tho telegraph editor dur
ing tho heat of our own domestic
A correspondent to a democratic
paper says "It is a privilege to vote
for Wilson." It is a privilege to vote
at all and a privilege that should not
be so abated.
Vote fpr the republican prcsi
dentlal electors as a rebuke to the
deserters who would destroy the'
party of Lincoln, Grant, Garfield,
Harrison and McKlnley.
"No self-reapecting man should
stay within the republican party,'
declares the colonel. But all the
colonel's coat-tail office&eekera in Ne
braska still Insist on having them.
selves labeled "republican."
A Possible Explanation.
.v.nt of tho death of the vice president
the succession goes to tho secretary of
state, secretary of tho treasury, secretary
of .war, attorney general, poatmastor gen
eral, secretary of tho Jiavy and secretary
of tho Interior. No provision la made for
afnow election. Too tlwory wos("that In
this waif the president's ;p4rty would .re
main ih wmtrol of the government, no
matter 'what 'might happftn. ,
;Slx other'vlco presidents, have died In
offioe-Ooorce Clinton. Installed In 1SC6,
who died In 1S12 before Uio expiration ot
his second term! lOlbrldgo Gorry, Installed
In 1813, who died tho next year; W. R.
Klng, Installed In 1853, who died six weeks
later; Henry Wilson, Installed In 1873, who
died in 1875; Thonlas A. HendncKs, in
stalled In 18S5, who died eight months
later; Garret A. Hobort, installed In 1897,
who died tn 1899.
At present there is no vice president.
Tho next men In order of succession In
event of a vacanoy aro Secretary Knox,
Secretary MooVeagh. Secretary BUmson
Attorney aenerai Wlckereham, Postmas
ter General Hitchcock, Secretary Meyer
nnd Secretary Fisher. Two cabinet offl
cers have been added since tho succession
law was passed tho secretary of agrlcul
turn and the secretary of commerce' nhd
labor. Neither of these officials is in the
ent A. J. Earllng and General Agent F.
A. Nash. The Omaha guests Included
Mayor Boyd, J. W. Morse of the Union
Pacific passenger department Superin
tendent I M. Bennett of the Pullman
company, "Bob" Law of the Burlington,
Oeorge Foote of the Missouri Pacific, Tom
Havens. J. 11. Dickey, C. H, Dewey, C.
C. Houser, W. C. B. Allen. W. E. Annm
of The Bee, Alfred Sorenson of the Re
publican, Mr. Jackman of the Herald, J.
B. Kitchen, Dr. S. B. Mercer, A. J.
Traynor. Matt Clair, H. Gllmore. A regal
feast with after-dinner speeches capped
A couplo of drunken soldiers tried to
clean out the Academy of Muslo last
night, but Manager Nugent paralyted
tnem and police officers landed them In
Omaha lodgo No. 141, I. O. O. T. ha
Installed the following officers: W. C. T.,
Charles T. BynU; W. V. T Miss IJllle
Webb; W. R. 8., Joshua Breeze; W. A.
8., Miss May Crawford; W. F. S., E. D.
McLavghlln W. T., Miss Lottie Comsott;
W. M Mr. McAUlstor; W. a. m miss
Jennie Moore; W. I. O., Miss Nettie
Gould; W. O. G., Miss Vof.
Cards are out for tho weaaing on me
loth -f Warren SwlUler, esq., and Miss
Mary Wilson, daughter of General and
Mrs. Wilson, the ceremony to tcjee piace
at the Dodgo street Presbyterian church.
Twenty Years Aro
JseWS or tno Bnooun, ciuuuuie
robblnff ot W. O. Pollack, diamond awm
tnr. on a train near California Junction.
stirred the city. The robbera woro said
to have taken $15,000 worth of Jewels,
leaping from the running train and get
ting away In the night, leaving no clue
of their Identity.
The Board of Public Works allowca
John Stevenson an estimate of $3,016 for
street sweeping and ordered that woric
Stopped aXter.Novembcr 15.
Judgo p. O.'Hawes gavo a statement
to Tho Bee in which ho Insisted that
Governor Boyd- should issue the procla
mation prayed for calling for an etectlon
to elect thrco congressmen-at-large, as
Nebraska. dd not have Us Just quota
under the laws. He said a great many
of otif people did not fully understand
A- building -permit is Issued to tho Cen
tral United Presbyterian church' for a
J30.S001 edifice of one story and-basement
at trwfenty-fourth andDodge streets.
Charles E. Ford took out a permit f(
a J6.O0O dwelling at Thirty-second stre
and Capitol avenuo.
Ten "Yenrs AEo
Congressman Dave Mercer was defeated
for 're-election by, Gilbert M. Hitchcock
by at least 1.600 majority as Indicated in
tho early returns. The rest or the repuD
llcan ticket was successful.
Jit the- university lecture In tho evening
Mrs. W. P. Harford Introduced Isaac A.
Loos, Ph. T)., of the 'Iowa "unl versify, who
pleaded for a hlsuer nodal morality and
a higher appreciation for the first and
A rowboat upset In tho Missouri- river
near Florence and John C. Moran lost
his life, whlla Peter Groan, the other oc
cupant, barely escaped. The drowned
man liad resided at 3415 Boyd street and
worked for J. J. Hanlghen as a plumber.
Thomas J. Kelly reported an addition
to t his spring festival chorus of about
two score singers, Including many ot the
most prominent In the city.
Seth P. Mobley, chief of the consular
and statistical department for the United
States at Manila, formerly editor of the
Grand .Island Independent, woa In tho
city making' preparations for his return
to the Philippines, whither he first went
In 1899 under appointment by President
St. Louis Globe-Democrat: Autoorash
has been accepted as a new word. The
passion for speed Is adding more rapidly
to the dictionary than to the population.
Wall Street Journal: Thomas A. Edi
son has often said that 99 per cent of his
experiments with new propositions were
failures. What are the odds against the
now party ho supports?
Baltimore American: A convicted rail
road rebater was sentenced to two hours
In Jail. The law may Imprison a man for
weeks for stealing a bottle of milk for a
starving baby, but there are times when
It feels It must temper Justice wtth mercy.
Chicago Record-Herald: One of the ex
hibits In a.breaoh of promise suit for 50(-
000 is a letter addressed to the plaintiff
beginning "Dear Lamble." Would It take
KO.OOO to console you for the loss of a
man who saw fit to address you In that
Louisville Courier-Journal: New York Is
leading the van In tho war against tip
ping. Gotham appears to havo discovered
that it has been overdoing it, according
to the best European form, which strictly
regulates the stre of tips, and rather eco
nomically at that.
Chicago Inter Ocean: The best Illus
tration of retributive Justice that we
have heard of In some time is the case
of that miserable scoundrel at Marshall,
111., who sneaked around at night and
cut off the tails of valuable horses and
finally tried to operato on a mule, in the
Uncle Nat was telling Aunt Dinah
about tho new preacjper at the colored
"He's a pow'ful smaht man, most spe
cially In de mattah ob prayer. Why, he
axes fer lots ob things dat dls nlggatl
neocr Knowed ae Lawd had!' Judge.
"My theory," aald the eminent stu
dent. "Is that tho Venus of Mllo was
holding her drapery up with one of those
"I see." replied the man who knows
nothing whatever of art; "and signaling
ior a taxicaD wjui me ouier." washing-
"My husband tried to show his ap
preciation of my present to him. but
I was not a bit angry when he put his
xoot in u.
- "What Was your present?"
"A pair of slippers." Baltimore Amerl
"Aioaame. I understand that your
oaugnter neips you aany with your
"It Is true."
"What royal 11 en would you chance me
for a moving picture reel of the most
unusual sight?" courier-Journal.
Henry's wife met him In the hall.
"Mercy, Henry," she Bald, "those peo
ple next door have been quarreling
awiuuy againt l thought they'd quit
ineir iignung wnen ine summer ended.'
"Probably," said Henry, "they have
started a post-season series. Chicago
"What he proposed to her she knooked
him down." . ....
"Gracious! What am ne say to tnaic
"Ho yelled: 'Hold onl Hold onl
ain't married yet! "Houston Post.
'Yes." said the conversational man In
the railway ear. "I often wish I were a
candidate Instead of a commercial trav
"Your position Is moro secure.
"Yes. But I'm lucky If I get a few
dcodIb to accept my goods without ex
pecting half the community to break out
Into three cheers over them." Washing
THE EVE OF ELECTION DAY.
By John Greenlenf Whlttler.
From gold to gray
Our old sweet day
Of Indian summer fades too soon;
Above the sen
Hangs, white and calm, tho hunters' moo a
O'er fallen leaves
Tho West wind crleves.
Yet comes the seed time 'round again)
Ann moro snail see
Th states nown free
With baleful tares or healthful grain.
Along the street
The shadows meet
Of Destiny, whose hands conceal
Tne moias or rate
That snam the state.
And make or mar the common weal.
Around I see
Tho nowpm that be.
I stand by empire's primal springs;
And princes meet
in every street.
And hear tho tread of uncrowned kings
Hark, through the crowd
A lauch runs loud
Beneath the sad rebuking moon;
uoa save tno lana
A careless hand
May shake or swerve ero morrow's noon
No Jest Is this;
Ono cast amiss
May blast the hopes ot Freedom's year
O, take mo where
Are hearts of orayer
And foreheads bowed In reverent fear.
Not lightly fall
The written scrolls a breath can float;
'j-no crowning lact.
The ktngllest act
Of Freedom Is the freeman's vote.
Our hearts grow cold,
, We lightly hold
A right which ave men died to gain;
Tlia Btate. the cord,
The ox, tho. sword
Grim nurses at Its birth of pain.
Look from the sky.
Like God's great eye.
Thou solemn moon with searching beam.
Till In the sight
Of thy pure light
Our mean self Becktngs meaner seem.
Rhamo from our hearts
Tho fraud designed, the -purpose dark
And smite away
The hands we lay
Profanely on tho sacred ark.
So shall our voice
Of sovereign choice
Swell the deep bass of duty done;
And strike the key
Of time to be,
When God and man shall speak as ono.
Did you- hear Mr. Bryan ask fqr
votes for that-same Old bunoh of dem
ocratic legislators Booking ro-olectldn
whom ho .donounced two yoars ago lis
whisky-soaked and browery-ownod.
That endorsement must throw a pall
of insincerity over Mr.MJryan's other
thnn I havo in a bun moose iarra in
( A8HTON C. SHALLENBERGER.
llutv mi Outspoken Republican
OXFORD, Neb., Nov. S. To the Editor
of Tho Beo: The righteous decision of
(he supreme court condemning political
thievery and placing the Taft electors
On the ballot as republicans .will meet
tho approval of all honest men. Loyal
republicans should now rally to the sup
port of the president In his fight tor the
true principles of republicanism, which
havo made this nation prosperous and
progressiva as none other on the globe.
Who can but commend his honesty
and courago in championing the people's
cause by prosecuting unlawful combines
Mr. Mrynn forgot to say that not while knowing full well that Hanna.
only did ho enjoy himself hugely lklns. Fllnn and their kindred Inter
. . .. , ., " '.eats will use their lllgotten millions to
nuau ivpuiuiiK tuu ropuuiican. nu
on the ballot as a republican, so also
would tho electors whs contemplated tho
theft of the republican votes of Ne
braska If they had not been deposed by
the courts. Norris, like thoso electors,
is working for the destruction of the
republican party. With a ten-year salary
record. In congress he has never fathered
a slnglo enactment ot benefit to his
farming constituency: and now, he and
his bull moose herd are trying to de
stroy Klnknld, whose name will be writ
ten In history as tho farmers' friend,
How can a republican consistently vote
for our nominee for president and at the
same time support a man who has not
People Talked About
All over but the voting and tho shout
ing. The Greeks have taken Katerlna, Xch,
In tho multitude of alsorans lies a sure
euro for loneliness.
How Impressively the tumult ceases as
the sovereign American noars the trib
unal of citizenship.
Chicago barbers have boosted the price
of haircuts from a cents to SS cents.
Here Is where the economical home
shaver gets It in tho neck.
Now let freedom shriek as never be-
only deserted tho republican party, but, fore. Kald Gllhooly of Agadlr has
has charged that Its loaders were frauds surrendered to tne Tencn, ana nomt
I have heretofore supported Norris for
I had confidence In him. I once had
confidence In Roosevelt, also in Dr. Cook;
but their latest records has caused a
chango ot opinion. A. C RANKIN.
An Old Soldier's Idea.
SOUTH OMAHA, Nov. L-To the Edi
tor of The Bee: It will be forty-eight
years next election day that I cast my
first vote for Abraham Lincoln. I was
then a soldier carrying a rtflo Ih defense
Dt tho flag that floats over the forty-
eight states ot America. I hava voted
tloual convention, but he .also cleaned
up a few thousand dollars by syndi
cating his observations to 'the news
New Jersey has a' law mnklnir it
punishable to o116w tho presence of
children un'der ,18 "years, "without
parent or guarding ln'a 'public place
of amusement. 1 My, but ..that's' a
tough orio ba the .clrcjia!
' i - , - :
Was thero ever a democrat who be
lieved in free trade strong enough to
attempt to put it into practice?
buy his defeat and place him In a false
light before the Voters?
Republicans should remember that a
vote'. for th republican electors means
more than at any election since, the sec
ond election of Lincoln. It means the
approval ot courage and honesty in
office under tho most trying circum
stances. It means a protest against as
snMnatUm -ot -eharacus for political
gain. It also means a censure ot those
who would enthrone themselves In office
by appealing to the passions and preju
dice of the voters.
Republicans after voting for their elect
ors cannot consistently vote tor u. w
Norrls. who more than any other man,
tried to disfranchise the republicans of help some.
rule lies prostrate on the edge of the
One ot the marvels of the war Is that
a little speck on tho map like Montenegro
Is able to produce enough colonels and
generals, to say nothing of enough priv
ate, to mako an army.
The "letters of friendship" printed In
tho Atlantic Monthly are fairly good
models, but they lack the soulful poetic
expression ot the famous epistle of
Albert of Indiana to George of New
Turks are not the only ones harassed
by one darn trouble after another. Just
Bflh Avenue and Fifty Hfth Street.
NEW YORK'S FAR FAMED HOTEL
Located on one of the
world's famous avenues
near Cen tral Pctrk, away
from the noise of street
cars and traffic, yet
easily accessible to the
theatre and shopping
Single Rooms without Bath $3.00 and
$4.00 per day; with Bath $5.00, $6,00
and $8.00; and for two people $6.00,
$8.00 and $10.00 per day.
Suite consisting of Parlor, Bedroom
andath, $10.00 upward; larger Suites
in proportion. -JUI outside rooms.
R. M. HAAN.
for each republican nominee from Lin- 'as the presidential campaign pulls down
coin to Taft, nnd If I live until next ,tho curtain, state legislatures loom up In
Tuesday will vote for Taft the second the distance,
time. I havo never In my life voted for
a democrat for any office from repre
sentative to president, but I will never
be able to speak those proud words again
after next Tuesday. I do not see how
a Taft republican can vote for Norris
and Aldrlch. They are not republicans,
they do not support the republican
nominees. They only play the part of
Judas IscarloU They sup In the repub
lican dish, and then go and betray us,
and the true republicans should see to
It that both ot these men be given plenty
ot time to repent, and should they ever
come up for office again, show them
there i Is. punishment,, after death. Let
them think ot the fate of Teller, Stew
art, Pettlgrew and many others, who
bolted the republican convention at St
Louis which nominated- McKlnley, They
never' got back: If Taft Is "beaten' o,n
election day, Roosevelt and his seven
governors are to - blame 'and should be
held responsible. So let all us old sol
diers, and all ot our sons, and all of
lour aona sons, voto. for Taft, Ha can
Nebraska. True, hit name will appear nural noute jj0
Phlladetphlans will wrestle with a bal
lot two feet square. Ohio's ballot is
six feet long and half a yard wide, Ne
braska's bumper crop ot candidates
sprawls over eight feet of paper, eight
Inches wide, just the size of parade
s.ish for the arching fronts of Ak-Sar-Ben's
Evansvllle, Ind., expects to he opulent
In the year 2182, a cltlien having given It
a certificate of deposit which Is to run,
with the accumulation ot Interest for 250
years, It would be just like the Irony of
fate .for that fund to swell until It gets
the bank Into kiting Investments, and
then for the bank to smash in the year
Mme. Jennie dJ Letolle, aged IS, a New-
York beauty specialist, who scooped in aa
high asr ISOO a week by teaching "the
science of bringing physical beauty to
women's faces, by awakening the har
mony within their souls." has been taken
to the padded cell ot a private bughouse.
Mme. Letolle preached that there was
ao horror In the soul, yet exhibited the
worrt case of horrors the authorities
,bad to deal with la many a day.
NOVEMBER 5 & 19
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