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TiJjbi OMAHA SUNDAY 131': .JAMARY 5, 1913.
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Subscriber lrnvlnar t!ir city
teinitorarllr shonl.1 Iists The Brr
moiled to them. Address will bo
rhanjred nn ofteu ns reqnrntrd.
Tho real Turkoy is getting cheapor
As an argument, dynaralto
forceful, but not cogent.
There is nothing for ytho "early
January thaw" to dp this year.
Thoso wero tho good old daj-B
when boys used to throw snow balls
'at each other.
U In a wlso man that knows his
own fallings and fortifies himself
It Is pleasing to bo roassurod by
.the weathfcr man that bV can sill).
tfurnlsh snow oh a pinch. . ''if
Wpndor it parcels - poflF will "put
ithat old gag out-of buslnoss "If you
can't express yourself--." 1
Tho Rockefellers bolloTo In prayer,
"but not tho kind iuod for tholr art-
ipearancajn' court as witnesses.
Could all that talk about getting
llower water rates through municipal
ownership havo boon a bald bluff?
Now It 1b the Omaha Civio loaguo,
'Tho last ono was tho Omaha Civic
(Federation. Horo'a hotter luck to
tho new'ottoV , '
An Omaha dentist and a loan
.shark, .havo the samo tolephono. Por
hapa,whal ono cannot pull out of the
victim,' the btKcr can.
Bonator Bailey.-boglns retiring hi
denouncing Mr, Honrst, who, wltl)
(his battbry 6f 'newspapers, is likely
to havo tho last shqt. '
No Nebraska congressman ever
.committed suicide. Tho nearest any
one or ours over got to It was to
drink himself to death.
Uncle Joe has doubtless raised his
lestlmatlon of Woodrow Wilson Blnco
the Iatter's dj&covory of tho possiblo
lefflcacy of certain words,
Any time President-elect Wilson
jshould happen to run out of ideas,
,ho knows whore ho can "tock up on
(all tho now ones ho can use.
As soon as Frank Chance, settles
Imattera with Mr. Farrpll of tfew
.York wo may proceed to the next
'event of tho season on March 4.
That Europoan nobleman who Bays
he dtd npt come to America .to find
(a wife will bo giren all the oppor
tunity he wishes to prove his claim.
St. Paul has launched a boom for
making Jim Hill secretary of agricul
ture. Why not more appropriate to
make him secretary of commerco and
Tho latest discovery of college pro
fessors Is that Pharaoh was nothing
but a fat .old man!. Perhaps, but
they will hare to admit that he knew
a good rousting ear when he saw It,
If the demand of the women Is
merely for equal civil and political
rights, of course they cannot ask or
accept any special .privileges or sex
discrimination in the law In their
Former President Ryan of the
Structural. Iron Workers has been
granted 'leave to get out on ball In
the sum of 170,000. That Is evi
dently raising the bid on his. own es
timate of his own value.
A woman suffrage meeting, duly
advertised, with well known speak
ers, had to be called off because no
ono came out to hear. Oh. girls,
you'll have to do better than that to
back JUp your demand for rotes.
Pageantry on a Oirouit.
Thr proposed Perry ccntonnlal, In
which flftoon lako cities aro to Join
In commemorating the huttdrodth
anniversary of tho battle, of Lake,
KrJo through a land and wntcr celorj
hration that In to Hold forth fftr one j
week in onch of thorn, may contain
a nuggostion that could bo turned to
practical account by our own Ak-Sar-Ucn.
For the Perry celebration re
plica of tho boatft are being built for
a sort of historical water pageant to
bo repeated at each, point, while tho
local feature of tho display nro to
bo provided separately and distinctly
by tho different localities. Tho me
morial pnrades, therefore, aro really
to be presented ns on a circuit of tho
flftcon lako cities, all enjoying tho
mutual benefits and economics of a
co-operative undertaking, nnd a
measure of publicity which none
could othorwlso command.
.With us hero In Omaha Ak-Sar-
uen nuH nimosi twenty years ueen
practically "going It alono." A groatf-
deal of Hb work Is of such charactor
that It must, necessarily go it alone,
yet in qulto a fow activities It could,
without question, do ns well, If not
better, in conjunction with similar
ventures In other cities. Last yoar
tho beautiful floats of tho Ak-Sar-Uen
electrical pnrndc wero after
wards disposed of to Denver, where
thoy entranced anothor multltudo of
admirers. "Wo know of no ronBon
why ttila measure of co-opcratlon
could not bo successfully continued
nnd expanded. A trlpartito combina
tion of Omaha, Kansas City nnd Den
ver for nil festivities would bo per
fectly fcaslblo without conflict of
dntos, and without seriously Interfer
ing with ono anothor. Thoro nro
doubtlcsB obstacles In tho way not
vlslblo on tho surface, but wo bollovo
tho Idea is ut least worth considering,
nnd pursuing so far as It may bo of
' Gold and Prices. ,
A not annual lncreaso' of 15,500,
000 In tho world's production of
gold, nfl liown for 1912, enn havo no
very vital effect upon economic con
ditions. Tho 'figures ;wlll doubtlcsB
revlvo tho periodic alarm about ttn
over-supply of tho money metal, but
wo need entertain no fears of a glut
of gold, for tho uses of gold nro mul
tiplying mucli. fnstor nnd thproforo
suro to koop (tho demnnd qulto up to
As to tho offoct of gold on pricos,
Hornco Whito, tho vetoftin editor, in
Mr. Holt's little book on "Tho Gold
Supply and Prosperity," makes this
Tim only way In which - un Increased
supply of gold can affect tho prices of
commodities Ih .by Increasing tho. demand
for them. Now fcold taken from'thc earth
by tho miner Is not hoarded. Jt.ls ex
pended by 1dm for commodities, or partly
expended nnil partly Invented. Thc( parr
Invested Is expended for commodities; byv
somebody clso. There Is no stop
ping place between the new gold nnd the
commodities unless thn gold Is hoarded.
In thrf latter case It has no more effect
on prlcrs thnn It had beforo It wns token
.put of the ground. Tn ahort, gold Is Itself
rtljimand for goods, new gold Js new de-
mand, nn increasing r.uppiy oi it in an
Increasing demand, and th)s causes a rise
In prices, other things being equal.
But aro "othor things" equal with
nfl abnormal crop production? At
any. rato, whatovor chango our
schedule of current pricos undergoes"
wltliin tho rioxt few months can not
bo' properly charged to atoy excep
tional incronso In tho, supply of gold.
Transforming Power of Clothes.
Perhaps "clothes do not make the
man," but thoy roflcct sorao of
his characteristics, That tho new
Chlneso ropiih.Ho -would wish to dis
card anclont habits of dreas among
its mon nnd women for modern oc
cidental stylos la but natural. For
no corapatablllty could exist between
a republican form of government
and tho kind of garments worn by
tho imperial Chlnoso. It would be
foolhardy In President Yuan Shi Kal
and Dr. film Yat en to hazard the
success of tholr revolutionary achieve
ment upon a continuation of tho centuries-old
customs. It may bo noted
that long bofore the transition, tho
pioneers ' of western civilization In
China essayed to lift tho women and
children out of tholr torturous shoes
and to , rid th mon of tholr plg-talls.
How could a people enslaved by such
crudities of tradition ever bocomo In
terested In democratic institutions?
It Is not a matter of Jest, therefore,
that the republic of China commands
its women to abandon tltolr trousers
for occidental skirts and the men
their roomy pantaloons for thoso of
the white man. Tho Chinese will
readily appreciate the accelerating In
fluence of tho Jaunty sack suit and
the smart shirt-waist and be Jiappy
over the chango.
Aud then thero is the commercial
side, which, of course, la, an effect
and not a cause. Already" tho prog
ress accomplished in China has
swelled -American export trade and
what will It be when both men and
women begin to laying in wholesale
their new wardrobes In complluncq
with this official ukaso? Of course,
American dealers will expect to Bhnrq1
somewha this business with a few
European countries, but tho bulk of
It Jb apt to corao to tho country
fro iii which China borrowed Its new
system of government, and, for that
matter, flnrgely tho preliminary ln-,
fluoncea of mqdorn civilization. Ono
Amerlcun habit begets another. Al
ready they aro playing our great na
tional gamo of base ball. The wholo
atmosphere Is most Inviting to the
growth of otir Institutions.
A Shrinking Menace.
It has been polntod out that
wlioroa Turkey-ln-Europe once ruled
J'ulgarln, Sorvla, Bosnia, Herzegov
ina, Dalmatla, Croatia, Slavonla,
Hungary, Rumania and part of the
Dlack sea's north shore lino, today It
is dominant In a territory less than
ono-fourth ns large. Thoso who
havo boon heralding the "spread of
tho tnonnco of Islamism" may find
in tho facts something to soothe them,
OK If they will wait Just a little
longer they may find even more con
solution, for It appears now nothing
but a miracle can preserve to Turkey
but a mere fragment of Its present
power In Europe, No thoughtful
student of affairs has, for a long
time, been exorcised over such a
thing ns tho growing power of tho
Making Use 6t Parcels Post.
Whether originally in fnvor or
opposed to the establishment of par
cols post, tho business man who is
alive to his opportunities and who
has anything to soli requiring cheap
and oxpcdltlous delivery, will do well
to catch hold of tho now towllne
without delay. In fact, although
parcels post has been operatlvo less
than a week, tiot a fow of our most
nlcrt merchants have already per
fectcd arrangements to utlllzo this
Horvlco and aro calling attention of
their patrops, and the public gencr
ally, to tho advantages thoy aro thus
enabled to offor. It goes without
saying that tho first comers in this
now field will hnvo a start over thoso
who lag behind just ns In other di
rections tho merchant who keeps
abreast of popular currants holds tho
lend over less progressive com
'A fow days ago Tho Ueo pointed
out as tho most notlcoablo 'weak spot
In tho parcels post tho lack of nn ad
vertising fund nt tho command of tho
Postofflco dopartmont to glvo pub
licity, to and' exploit tho package de
livery sorvlco. It Is cloar that this
branch, of tho postal service is sub
coptlblo of tromondous expansion,
nnd that money devoted to promo
tion would quickly cotno back many
fold In Increased revenues. Wo see
now whoro this defect may bo par
tially cured by enterprising mer
chants and manufacturers doing tho
advertising for the postofflco in con
nection with offering their own
wares. The measure of success, of
tho parcels post must depend upon
tho oxtont to which tho pooplo bring
thomsolvos to uso it, and the extent
of its ubo will dopoud largely upon
Impressing tho public with tho pos
sibilities of tho sorvlco through all
BorB of advertising channels, 'among
Ftrhich-nowopaper advortislng must
boitho pbjfif, b-vonuo.
Helping the Censor Board,
It Is gratifying that our new censor
board starts out with voluntary
promises of co-oporatlon from tho
managers of amusement places under
Its supervision. Thoro Is no reason
why genuine reciprocity should not
exist between thorn. If they do not,
If tho nmusoment men forget their
pledges thoy may make a lot of trou
blo for themselves nnd tho board,
which, of course, would bo rogretta-
bln and foolish. Now that wo have
this monitory dopartmont, Kb success
should not bo made to dopoud upon
Its ability to inflict penalties With
any kind of Bonslblo restraint on tho
part of thoso subject to the board
compulsory moasuros should bo
wholly avoided. It is not to be de
nted that undoslrablo conduct and
practlcon havo boon permitted or
maintained by somo of thoso resorts.
Tho easiest way out for all concerned
Is simply to havo such objectionable
things dono away with and prohib
ited in tho future.
Strong Passions and Men.
"Ho is a weak man; he has
strongest kind of passions."
nut how cau strong passions mako
n weak man? Not tho passion, but
failure to control It, weakens. Strong
passions woll bridled and wisely di
rected ought to strengthen any man.
It Is tho tompor In tho steel that
vitalizes It and attracts tho magnet.
Most men, like Paul of old, havo
uotno sort of "thorn In tho flOBh," but
the strong ones llvo above It. Only
tho namby-pamby aro without allur
ing temptation. They are the doad
ore unattractive to tho magnet.
It all comes back to tho old propo
sition of "He that ruloth his own
spirit Is greater than he that taketh
a city." Of course betng that
sort of a man himself Solomon
must have meant a spirit at times
Incllnod toward Irascibility oue
that really required ruling not the
already meekly submissive one, tho
' Stock Exchange Publicity.
As a sequel to tho congressional
investigation of tho Now York Stock
exchango, the exchango' has decided
tn instltuto a plan of publicity on its
own initiative, declaring it has suf
fered by misinformed public opinion
as to character of its secret deals. It
so, the exchange has taken tho
proper Btep to prevent future trou
blo from this cause. Tho public is
scarcely to be blamed for Its opinions
of the exchange, since the exchango
has always maintained that it was a
(private institution transacting bust-
noes of no concern to tho public
1 A Now Year publication, comment
ing on tho exchnnge's action, ex
plains that "thq purpose of a
publicity agent would be to 'create a
moro favorable sentiment toward tho
exchange." Yes, secondarily, but
primarily the purpose must be to
abolish secret manipulations so ques
tionable that there Is reason for
withholding thean from the public,
.Publicity must simply be a means of
nlrlng tho truo facts, depending upon
i thorn to create their own favorable
atmosphere and cultivate a mutual
confidence between tho -exchango
nnd the public.
A Waste of Valuable Time.
According to tho official bulletin
of tho Commercial club, tho execu
tive committee has paraed a resolu
tion, "at tho request of one of the
club members- Interested In tho Bale
of fireworks," to accord a hearing to
those for any reason opposed to a
safo and sarto. Fourth in Omaha.
This strikes us ns a most peculiar
action, as if tho Commercial club
wero Invested' with authority to per
mit, or rofuso to permit, tho ubo of
dangerous explosives In celebrating
tho Fourth, and aB if tho money In
terest Involved In tho sale of fire
works should be a controlling factor
as ngalnBt die burned and maimed
llttlo bodies of Fourth of July vic
tims. Tho Beo does not hesltato to say
that If tho casualty list could thereby
bo completely eliminated wo would
favor absolute prohibition of tho sale
of fireworks of ovory kind, regnrujess
of tho amount of money tho dealers
might mako out of It. We do not
bollovo tho Commercial club execu
tive commlttco hns any right to waste
the time of Its members reconsider
ing the question of a safo and snno
Fourth and listening to arguments
for ro-ostabllshing a slaughter day.
The Thrifty American Lawyer.
Castro, once tho terror of South
America, denied admission to tho
United States, had turned bis faco in
disgust back toward Europe, when,
lo, a thrifty American lawyer inter
cepted him at sea with Uio cheering
advice so much down, tho rost con
tingent that he need not floe, at
least not for tho present.
"Wo have In this land of tho free
what wo call the 'great Amorlcan
technique,', or, In legal terms, habeas
corpus," suggested tho lawyer.
"Come, you havo rights under it
which you know not of."
So Castro tarried, caring nothing
for tho feo, so .Jong as ho might win
tho' case. For Castro Is a fighter.
His detention at Ellis Island with
tho immigrants, ho learns, is all
wrong and can bo thwarted r also
his denial df admission, through the
boneflcent Instrumentality of this
versatile legal machine. All it takes
is enough oil to koop the machine
"Oh, yoB, you may loso (but thq
lawyer cannot), but look at tho
chanco you havo of winning 1 to
Castro haa learned something by
coming to our shores, anyway, which,
as a thrifty man, himself, ho may
turn to , his advantage somewhere
Tho opinion is expressed by somo
of tho Judgos and county commis
sioners that jail feeding by contract
Is not nil that Is desired. Perhaps,
but it is bo much superior to tho old
jntl-fcqdlng graft ns practiced when
tho sheriff did tho job, nnd pocketed
tho monoy saved by underfeeding
nnd furnishing poor food, that no
ono who knowB anything about thoso
provlous conditions can advocate
going back to thorn.
What's this about Des Moines wel
coming tho Now Year with a mid
night orgy partiolpated In by business
mon, actresses and brass bands? Is
this the samo Des Moines that has
been advertising itself, and its mu
nicipal government, far and wldo as
a paragon of virtue to bo modeled
after by all ambitious cities?
From all accounts those Indians
down in Oklahoma must bo up
against tho samo kind of swindling,
shell games and graft conspiracies
that have been resorted to to sepa
rate tho Indians on Nobraska reser
vations from their lands and money.
If tho charges of tho old water
company wero "oxcesslvo" and "ox
tortlonate" and "alx to fifteen times"
similar charges In othor cities, how
can tho samo rates be fair and
reasonable when exacted by the
Having gotten promises of good
behaylor from the proprietors of all
tho public dance halls in Omaha, our
policewoman might put In a few
profitable evenings visiting the pri
vate dances pulled off in so-called
In ,hls arraignment of the
initiative, referendum and recall,
Senator llalloy of Texas seemB to bo
only repeating what ex-Senator Wil
liam V. Allon of Nobraska has been
At nriy rato, no member of tho
Douglas delegation will be over
whelmed on tho floor of the legisla
ture this tlino by being bawled out
as the "member from Union Stock
oompuled i -jjarvs EKE fium
Thirty Yenrw Am
Mrs. John Withnell, wife of Uis ecnlor
mimbet of the firm of WlthnelllBrothcni,
one of thn ny..i .... , . ,
i mm uvni Known
J residents, died, leaving her husband and
oen cnuaren to mourn her loss. The
Withnell residence was on Fifteenth
street near Howard.
President Perkins of the Burlington
passed through the city In a special car.
en route to Denver.
General O. O. Howard as commander
of the Department of the Platte, has for
warded to Washington plans nnd specifi
cations for rebuilding Tort' Omaha.
Over GOO clergymen traveled over the B.
& M. laat year on half.fare permits.
lilectrlc light wires are being put Into
several of our leading Farnam street
Congressman Valentine Is at the Millard.
Joe Murphy was greeted with an ovation
ut Boyd's, where ho presented "The
Whoever runs the stoeayards, corner
Tenth nnd Davenport streets, offers to
tako care of horses, furnishing hay, grain
and hydrant water at tt.M a week.
Mrs. William Horner, residing with her
daughter, Mrs. J. E. Qlsh, Twcnty-fifth
and Davenport, died In her seventy-fifth
Twenty VcnrH Ago ,
Klro In tho four-story brick building of
tho Omaha Printing company nt 10th nnd
Douglas streets did severe damage. It
wns a difficult fire to combat, but the
department did a valiant Job. A. N. Corn
stock, president of tho company, said the
total stock carried was worth J7B.O00 and
Insured for 115,000. The building, owned
by Cadet Taylor and the S. P. Rounds
estate, was erected at a cost of $30,000
somo years before and was Insured for
not over J6.000. v. B. Johnson was sec
retary and treasurer of the Omaha Print
ing company and Ray Nyo vice president.
Tho air wns filled with railroad build
Ing rumors. Ono was of a Northwestern
extension from Casper, Wyo., to Salt
Iake. and another of a Burlington road
to Portland, Ore.
A pleasant social event was held In the
composing rooms of the Young Men's
Journal, where a number of prominent
ment gathered about a banquet board.
Among them were: Bishop Newman,
Dean Gardner, Rev. J. W. Shank, Rev.
A. B. Graham, Rev. 'x. E. Cramblett, J)r,
W. C. Henry, Rev. John Gordon, Dr. D.
A. Foote, J. G. Cortelyou, John Doug,
las, Secretary Roberson of tho Y. M,
C. A. nnd others. '
Ton Years Aa
Tho annual meeting of'.tho Pacific Ex
press company was held nt the offlco of
President Eggieston, with tho re-election
of theso directors: James Eggieston, pres
ident: Horace G. Burt, vice president;
Ernstus Young, E. B. Pryor. J Ramsay.
Jr.; S. B. Schuyler and C. G. Warner.
President Eggieston, commenting on the
change of tho headquarters from Bt.
Louis to Omnlia, soldi '1st. Louis Is so
big nnd dirty, I much prefer Omaha."
An clght-story building for the Beebo
& Runynn Furniture company was an
nounced ns one of tho big construction
Jobs of tho year, to cost JMO.OOo) "
Tho Board of Education was organized
with Theodore Johnson as president ani
M. F. Funkhouser vice president.
A. B. Walker discussed "Christian Lit
erature In the Home" at tho tneetlnc nf
the Monday club.
Chairman Gilbert of the democratic
city committee called a meetlnir of the
committee for January S to take steps
toward mapping out the city campaign
Ed P. Smith was out for mayor, but got
out of the race, leaving J. P. Connolly
and W C. Bullard as ovowed candidates.
with a few others working up to an
LAStf PREVIOUS "13" YEAR.
Looking: Oyer a Record One Hun
dred Yearn Old.
New York Sun.
In the year 1813 the Thirteenth con
gress of the United States assembled.
That portentous conjunction did not bring
evil to the nation In which we are all
most Interested. It Is truo that the re
public,' was then In armed strife with
Great Britain, but the war witnessed a
succession of American triumphs on shore
and sea Commodore Perry's victory was
on of them, giving us control of the
Great lakes which prepared the way for
the treaty of Ghent In 1814 and the glori
ous peace that has now endured for al
most a century between the two great
English speaking people may It never
be broken or sullied by fault of ours!
James Madison was Inaugurated In 1813
for his second term, as Woodrow Wilson
wilt be Inaugurated In 1913 for his first
Europe was at war. That year saw
tho. Inception of the alliance and the
mighty operations which resulted In tho
overthrow of Napoleon. The "battle of
the nations" at Leipslo foretold Waterloo
and a long period of peace and prosper
In that year Argentina threw off the
yoke of Spain and established Its Inde
pendence. The resources of the printer's art were
enriched by the process of stereotyping.
There were born that year, among mil
lions of others who exercised more or
less Influence on the resultant line of
human progress, Richard Wagner, Henri'
Bessemer, David Livingstone, Isaac Pit
man, Stephen A. Douglas, Admiral Porter
nnd John C. Fremont the Pathfinder.
Such la a part of the record of a thir
teen year that did not turn out very
badly on the whole for the world we live
In. There Is going to be a lot happenln
between now and New Year's day of
19U; and we violate no confidence when
wo announce that the planet Is going to
be better off at the end than at the be
ginning of tho twelve-month.
Chunulnif .n(ure Indirectly.
You are constantly assured that you
cannot change human nature: that you
cannot mako people over by process of
law. But If you cannot reform men by
reforming the conditions that make men
what they are, how Is It that you can
so easily debauch and degrade them by
reversing the process?
Chicago Record. Herald.
Life s hard. The suffragists of Now
York, despairing of getting crowds at
meetings, began to deliver voiceless
speeches In the show windows. Now they
arc arrested for attracting such crowds
as to obstruct traffic
J .uf w.
I SECULAR SHOTS AT PULPIT.
Cleveland Plain Dealer. A prominent
English clergymen assures ui that the
late King Edward llktd short sermotn
best There Is little dlfieronee beOyeen
a king and a commoner, after all.
Louisville Courier-Journal: A New
York minister says preachers with new
fangled Ideas are "changing h It every
day." However, none of them Is equips
Ing It with any exits.
Indianapolis News: The very Idea of,
the Chicago preachers protesting against
the cafes being allowed to keep open
after legal hours on New Year's eve!
Can't "they see that any such Innovation
ns they proposed would seriously disturb
Baltimore American: A Philadelphia
minister declares that the active partici
pation of women in government will end
war. That may be too rosy, but ,at least
It will not make war any easier with
such a strong Influence for peace work
ing against It.
Houston Post: A 'Richmond preacher
says he hopes 1913 will dawn with hell
diminishing In the human heart. We say,
Amen! But how can we hope for any
thing like that when It starts with the
Christmas bills showering down upon n
lost and ruined world?
Springfield Republican: Bishop Doano
of Albany severely crltlclxes the suffra
gist "hike" to Albany as a mere adver
tising dodge. Well, It pays to advertise,
and advertising Is a good orthodox mod
ern way of helping causes. But care
Bhould be taken that advertising really
advertises what It sets out to. It Is to
be feared that the hike hasn't done It.
People and Events
It Is better to liave resolved and lost
tlian never to have swatted habit in the
American philanthropists are nearly up
to the American lion In her gifts to man
kind the ledgers of both for the year
show contributions of close to J350.OW.000.
Besides Its annual store of disagreeable
feniures, January Is now displaying a
marked-down stock of biennial legisla
tures. The regular New Year celebration In
Russia Is booked for next Sunday. Bo
sldes participating In tho Turkey feast,
official . sports Include chasing Persian
Iambs and giving Mongolia the third de
gree. Generosity pulled off Its most charm
ing holiday gift in reducing the rate on
prunes from California to the Atlantic
seaboard. Downe'asters must have prunes
and plenty of them or life isn't worth
Tho .suspicion is growing that the
weatlier man Is testing the qualities of
his hew open-air slumbortum and keeping
his big toe on the Indian summer button.
Stick to It, old scout, and dream on un
vexed by. Frosty Jack.
Washington grows enthusiastic over the
suggestion of Jumes G. Hill for a place
In President Wilson's cabinet1. In view
of tho teal of Mr. Hill's subordinates In
digging up statistics for the, government.
Washington sees a chanco to acquire rail
road headquarters and out-Millers Darius
Miller In lifting the hot air lid.
General Sherman's march to the sea
covered a great deal of hostile territory
and was sanguinary from start to finish,
ami then some. It Is a fine tribute to the
spirit of peace that General Rosalie Jones
marched all the way from New York to
Albany, eluding' capture by the hostlles,
and achieving only one engagement on
the way. Pause a moment and consider
the mighty Influence of the tube skirt In
revising upward bluff Tecumseh's pic
turesque description of war!
Over Night Relief
A Small Dote on Retiring and Yon Are Well
asd Happy Morning.
It Is only natural that, the simplest
of ailments should be tho most gen
eral, and so wo have a whole nation
suffering, from constipation and Indiges
tion, for they nre closely allied. But com
mon as' constipation Is many people do
not seem to know they have It. They
complain of headache, drowsiness or bll
llousness, all uncoucious of the cause
of the trouble.
You should have a full and free move
ment at. least onco a day. It you pass
a day you are constipated, and the re
sult wilt be that you will catch a cold
easily or have a more serious ailment.
To cure the constipation and forestall
still graver trouble tako a dose of Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin at night before
retiring and by morning relief will come,
without disturbance from sleep or any
LeElons of people use it regularly In
such emergencies, some of them formerly
chronic invalids who have suffered from
constipation all their lives. Mrs. J. W.
Anderson, Osawatomle, Kan., and Mr. R,
Silver, Zenith, Wash., and many others
will tell you that they have tried most
things recommended for this purpose but
have found Syrup Popsln the onjy one
always reliable, A bottle can be obtained
at any drug store for fifty cents or one
dollar, the latter size being bought by
families already famllllar with its merits.
Syrup Pepsin Is mi'd, pleasant-tasting
and non-grlplng. Mothers give it to tiny
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BLASTS FROM RAM'S HORN.
i N.o matter In what shape duty comes, It
j Is God who sends It.
When the devil gets a mother ho gen
erally gels the family.
Many a mnn Is almost barefooted be
cauo ho rides n hobby. '
Many a boy goes tn the bad because he
has nothing to do that he likes to do.
The difference between success and fail
ure Is often a mero matter of courage.
How many people wrutd be speechless
It they couldn't talk about themselves.
The kind of love that Is trying to make
the world better has no fear of criticism,
You can never tell how much a man has
missed It until you know what he wns
1 trying to hit.
In too many homes the Bible on a cen
ter table mennc no more thnn a horseshoe
over tho door.
' Methusttleh died the year of the flood
and it may have been the bad weather
that killed htm.
A mother dotts not have to go to a
law book to learn what she ought to do
for her children. Htr heart tells her.
Solomon never tried to explain why
nine men out of every ten will suspend
all other business to loox at a dog fight.
Knlcker That preglaclal skull showed
man reasoned before he talked.
Bocker Well, that's more than he gen
erally does now. New York Sun.
"Did you read Admiral Dewoy's roclpu
for good health? Horseback riding and
"I can go the admiral one better. Give
me banquets and nightmares." Cleveland
"What's the matter, John? You look
"I enn't make out whether this piece
of paper In my pocket Is my .laundry
ticket or a scrap from onr ' simplified
spelling meetlng."-Baltimoro American.
"Is Binks known as a philanthropist ?"
"No; he Is merely a person "charitably
Inclined. He does not have a press agent."
Mrs. Yeast Going over to the ball to
night? Mr. Yeaat What's going on?
"Oh, Prof. Meeks Is going to talk."
"He Is? Why, Is his wife away?"
"Old man Jepson's boy has come horns
after bein' away twenty years."
"Yep, I seen him."
"Say, he must have done first-rate. Did
you notice tt fur on th collar of his
"Yep, an I noticed th moth holes ail
oyer It." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Why don't you 'want me 'to marry
"You have no money."
"But I have brains."
"Maybe so: but you' don't prove It by
wanting to got married, young man. '
During a pause In the sermon the dea
con leaned over and whispered to the min
"Remember you were going to say
something about the high cost of living.
"I haven't forgotten it." replied the
minister. "I'll speak of that as soon as
the collection has been taken up." up
INSPIRATION OF GENIUS.
I show men things they do not see,
Bo oft they pass them by;
And some havo found new things to love,
New splendors In the sky,
I give a youth the power' to tell
Old lore that Is like now;
The wise men wag their heads and frown
And know his words are true.
A beggar played his violin
wnere wind rolk sob'and sing; '
.TywhiBpered to his, heart, and now
He plays before .the king.
The crowd saw but the parts of steel
Plied high beforo their eyes: t
'Long ,to the builder's heart I came
He saw his tower rise. '
I am .a guest that comes and goes.
Not lured by throne or mart;
I give to man the love of life
Or else I break his heart,
MRS, J. W. ANDERSON
Infants, and yet It Is effective In grown
ups. It Is for everyone who suffers from
any form of stomach, liver or bowel
trouble, constipation, dyspepsia, billlous
ness, etc. Its action will so delight you
that you will forever avoid harsh cathar
tics, purgatives, pills and Baits.
If no member of your family has over
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to make a personal trial of It before buy
ing It In the regular way oi a druggist,
send your address a postal will do to
Dr. W. B. Caldwell, 115 Washington St.,
Monttoello, III., and a free sample bottle
will bo mailed you, Results are always
guaranteed or money will be refunded.
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