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Snbrrlher IrATlng the cllr
trmpornrttr should hitTe The lice
ranllcd to them. Address will be
chanced ofteu aa relocated.
The man with a message gets nn
audloncQ if only he persists.
Snow-covered whoat fields or
gold fields It Is all tho snme.
'What -will tho-other follows do
when -they no longer have Mr. Taft
With Bryan as secretary of state,
will there be two McGregors at tho
)lack flag overhead, white under
foot. How Inconsistent aro tho
Abdul Hamld is out In n printed
artlclo against divorce. Divorce
from his throne, perhaps.
Govornor Morehead has revised his
list of Dourd of Control appoint
nionto upwards or downwards?
"Moxican Robols Would Keep
Tldos.V eaya a headline Let them,
if they will also koop tho peace.
Now that tho regulars from Ne
braska havo reached tho border,
those Toxas rangers Svill vamooao.
Tho intcrurban olectric ' between
Omaha and Lincoln Is again to bo
built immediately if not Booner.
St. Pnul Is at Inst touching Swed
ish lu It public schools. Strnngo it
should havo slighted . tho niltlvo
tongue so long.
Congress, hna expended nil told
590,000,000 for improving the Mis
sissippi river. No wondor it over
flows its banks.
If tho Impecunious man does not
talk too much ho can make as good
a fr6nt nt tho auto show as his
Note that MIbb Morton, who
spurns pink tea and whist society
for a llfo on tho farm, comes of good
old Nebraska stock, ;
Jri. naming Gregg, Graff and
Gordos for tho State Board of Con
trol, Governor Morehead shows rnro
taste for alliteration.
According to statistics, Omaha Is
the third most henlthful city. Al
lowing for mathematical discrepan
cies, it must bo first.
Tho presumption is, however, that
tho enticing platforms on which our
law-makors ran last fall were made
to get in on and not to stand on.
It waB impossible that tho General
Du Paty de Clam incident should
havo- held its own against the
Balkan war and Mexican situation.
The European dootor with tho
marvelous tuberculosis euro says ho
is not morcenary. Refreshing to
have doctors who admit tbey aro
Although Mr. Bryan- maintains
homes also In Texas and Florida, hla
scat at tho cabinet table will be
charged up at the plo counter to Ne
braska. Water rates in Omaha aro still a
third higher than tho highest
charged In any city of our site in
the country, and about five times as
high as charged in most large cities.
is to be hoped Governor More
head will havo taken duo precautions
to prevent tho lid from tipping whllo
tome one else is sitting on It for
him during hlB excursion to Wash
ington. The shooting of the third Madero
suggests the amazing .precision with
which those federal bullets pick out
members of that family. But Uuorta
was grained under Porfirio piaz,
who always shot atralghtest when
aiming at an enemy,
The Coming Cabinet.
Next to tho personnel, itself, the
qtiostioti of chief Interest In tho se
lection of the coming cabinet has
boon whether preference would ho
given to peculiar fitness Irrespective
of political Borvlce, or to party loy
alty and personal obligation. As
suming as correct tho announcement
of the appointment of Uryan, Burle
son, McAdoo and Daniels, this ques
tion seems settled In favor of tho
Wilson has succeeded In brushing
aside all idoallstic predilections that
may' have obscured to his vision the
practical-side of politics and tho old
democratic doctrine that to the vic
tors belong the spoils. For the four
men thus far named have been con
spicuous WilHon advocatos from the
first, Mr. Bryan being credited with
making him the nominee of tho
party, nnd all had active parts In
tho election campaign.
Whatever Interest resides In this
question now applies to tho other
five appointments, and If some of
thorn aro made as forecasted tho
basis of solectlon will not' bo
changed. It remains only to bo
seen how well President-elect Wil
son succeeds in harmonizing the fac
tions of tho democracy with Mr.
Bryan as tho premier of his official
family. With tho Clark-Underwood
leadership in tho house, and similar
forces in tho senate, It will require
n very deft hand to socuro tho team
work necessary to redeem pre-election
How About Home Rule ?
All tho party platforms In Ne
braska last your proclaimed devotion
to tho principle of municipal home
rule. Tho democratic state1 platform,
for cxnraplo, said:
Wo favor the. adoption of tho proposed
constitutional amendment Riving to
cltlea of moro than 5,000 population the
prlvlleKo of framing their own charters
consistent with the constitution and laws
of the state.
Tho right to frnmo their own char
ters moans that in matters relating
to their own local affairs tho people
of each city In Nebraska should do
clde, and tho legislature should keep
out. It means that tho poople of
each city should say whether they
want to be governed by ward coun
cltmcn or by city commissioners;
whether they want to have a park
board a pollco , board, a health
board or a water board: of how
many members each shall bo con
stituted, and tho torms of office,
jiny and powers. It means, particu
larly with reference to their own
municipal proporty, whother It be a
city hall building, a fire englno
house, a publla park .or ,n water
works plant, tho people of each city
should dotorinlno Its use, manage
mont nnd policy, m
Proclaiming tho'princlplo of homo
rulo Is not consistent with nullifying
It in practice. In othor words, Is
a platform binding?
Missouri's Monte Cristo,
In Dumas' masterpiece "Tho
"Count of Monta Cristo," each vie
tun of rovengo Ib proclaimed by
number by the horo ns "One!"
Tho definite exclusion of Joseph
W. Folk from tho Wilson cabinet
makes it almost posBlblo to see
the Honorable Champ Clark standing
over his fallen foo, with his finger
pointing aloft and shouting, "One!"
Who olso Is on tho black list, and
how many of thorn ho will Ret lu
duo course of tlmo remains to bo
seen oh tho great political melodrama-unfolds.
Snow-Covered Wheat Fields.
A comprehensive survey of tho win
ter wheat bolt in Nebraska and ad
jacout states shows Holds well cov
ered wllh snow, which with a good
stand, Is the beat condition that
could bo desired at this season.
Whllo tho precipitation for the en
tiro winter has not been ns heavy as
last yenr, or normal in some sec
tions, recent snows have been most
encouraging. All reports prior to
tho laBt fall in Nebraska indicated a
good stand of wheat and no suffer
ing. The unusually long dry porlod,
with intermittent winds nnd lower
ing mercury, was not as unfavorable,
experts say, us pessimistic and pre
mature reports made out. At any
rate, present prospects are most re
assuring, Experience has taught,
moreovor, tho utter folly of leaping
to conclusions on wheat in tho mid
dle west at this time of the year.
Even with a shortage of Bnow, from
which apparently we aro not to suf
fer thlB year, wo always havo tho
spring rains to count on. This is the
corn and wheat belt and nature sees
to H that these crops do not fail us.
As exouBo for repudiating their
oft-made promises of reduced rates,
our Water board financiers declare
the 10 per cnt collection discount
will bo equal to $25,000 a year to
the consumers, Thoy omit to say
that against this Is placed the $100,
000 and more paid as taxes each
year by the old water company, now
unloaded on tho other taxpayers, lu
the balance sheet, oven on that show
ing, tho consumers are still upwards
of 175,000 a year worse off than
they woro before.
It turns out that Mr. Bryan has
dipped into the senatorial situation
in Illinois, which, however, is not
surprising. Mr. BryBn is very par
ticular about thq kind of democratic
senators elected from every state ex
cept his own. i
ROM DEB TILLS
aja S i Kinti Aitv -7. r DDa
Thirty Ycnrs Ago
Anions the resolutions presented to the
council was one to act all ground for
tho opening of Phil flberldan street, and
another dispensing with the services of
cily detective and boosting the pay
of the police captain
O. R. Rathbum and Charles Wood
worth are In the field for the position of
city treasurer, for which Truman lluok
Is also expected to lip up for re-election.
Harry Stephens, the little Cyenrold
son of Mrs. William Stephens, wag pain
fully Injured while coasting, and attended
by Dr. Darrow.
Friends of Charlie Salter, assistant su
perintendent of fire alarm and engineer
at No. Xn house, are sorry to learn that
he Is riulte 111 from fever and cold.
lid Mflurer. Ferd Schroeder and Qotlleb
Zimmerman, left for St. Iouls on the
special Invitation of the Anheuser-Uusch
Ilrewlng company to test their new sea
son's beer. "A happier trio of Jolly Ger
mans never left tho city on a picnic."
Major Chambers, purchasing agent of
the military division of the Missouri, left
for Pt. Iouls to purchase 219 horses for
the Department of Texas.
Twenty Year Ago
The clothing store of Charles Bliaw, 316
South Tenth street, was damaged by fire
to the extent of MOO.
John M. Thurston left for Chicago to
deliver the main address at tho James O
Iilalnc memorial In the Auditorium.
The union printers of the city had
another strike on their hands, this time
at the shop of Klopp & Uartlett. The
trouble arose over three non-union print
ers whom the unionists asked to have
discharged, and when the firm failed to
grant their demand the strike icnsued.
These marriage licenses were Issued at
the county court house: To Peter Berg'
strom and Emma A. 8. Lang of Valley:
Phillip Nelson of PeBott and Grace M
Mender of Omaha; Charles G. Jansen of
Red Oak and Amanda V. Carlson of
Miss Bpencef, the guest of Miss Cora
Weaver and who became such a general
favorite with all she met in Omaha, left
for St. Joseph to visit relatives prior to
returning to her home In Indianapolis.
Kenneth Fay Heed enmo to grace the
union nnd Join tho household of Mr. ajjd
Mrs. Harry Reed.
Friends of Ur. W. H. llanchctt fero
congratulating him upon his appoint
ment QB chairman of the Nebraska dele
gation to the World's Homoeopathla con
gress, to meet in conjunction with the
World's fair' in May.
Ton Years Ago -
Miss Ellen M. Stone, ransomed from
Uulgarlan brigands with tfi6,C00, lectured
nt tho First Congregational church un
der the auspices of tho Ladles' Aid so
ciety and was Introduced to a large au
dlonco by the pastor. Rev. 1L E, Her
ring. The Pennsylvania club held a meeting
largely attended and elected oflccrs as
follows: President, W. G. Shrlver; first
vice president, W, S. Ask with: second
vice president. Mrs. M. O. Maul: third
vice president, Joseph Redman: ' secre
tary, Mel H. Hocrner; assistant secre
tary. G. fl. Irey; treasurer, J. n. Dries
bach.' ' z4
W, O. tire returned from I.yons, whero
he addrcscd the Burt County Farmers
institute on "Taxation." He found the
people there much Intesestcd In the reve
nue bills pending in the Nebraska legis
lature. The street railway management An
nounced that beginning March 1, their COO
or so inotormen and conductors would
bo paid by tho minute. One-third of a
cent per minute would be the wagea for
the first-year men, 7-30 of a cent for the
Becondycar, 11-SO of a cent for thoso at
work three years or over.
Adams & Kelly secured a building per
mit to eroct a new factory nt Twelfth
and Nicholas streets at a cost of about
People Talked About
President Taft'a record of presidential
travel foots up 115,000 mils, nnd and there
wore 200,000 miles before that record be
gan. James T. Hunt, business manager of th
Bowery mission. New York City, reports
that a majority of 18.000, downandouters
In that section are native born.
A St. J-ouls preacher gives It ou'
straight that thero is no such office
holder as the "Recording Angel." And
for tho very logical reason that Missouri
ana alone would swamp the office with
The women of Jersey .City and Hohokon
are making a fight to secure lower car
steps. A messenger boy carrying a soap
itox on his head went Into court on
Friday with twenty-five fair objectors M
prove that the step, as measured on the
box. called for more agility than the new
woman can demonstrate.
John N. Antrut, the man accused of of.
ferlng a bribe of tJO.000 to the superin
tendent of Matteawan asylum for the ro-
lease of Harry Thaw, has a fine record
of shady transactions. Antrut Is a De
troit product, with a spectacular career of
wrecking an auto company capitalized at
MOO.OOO and a knitting company out of
which lie squeezed $70,000. Scores of
Detroltera skinned In his promoting
schemes sorrowfully admit that hit nerv
Is equal to any Job.
Mrs. K. H. Harrlman has made an offer
to tho American museum of safety of
three medals to be presented each year
to tho railroad ond Its employes which
belt devices means for reducing the dan
gers of travel. The first medal of gold
Is to bo given to the railroad system
which perfects the most efficient safety
device to prevent accidents to employe!
aa well as to passengers: the second
medal of silver will be given to the officer
of the railway who conceives the device,
and the third of bronze will be given to
nn employe of a railroad who may perfect
a safety device of value.
Kernels of Science
On the basis that every grain of wheat
will produce fifty of Its kind, a German
scientist has figured that the third yeir
progeny of a single grain would tjlva aoy
men a mel.
Of children born of parents at the age
o' 11 oae-thlrd die during the first year,
while the rate of mortality among thqie
born of parents between the ageit of 21
aud W Is tu than tr cenL
I 1 .
A War of Words
Two rival armies of women one In
favor, the other fernlnst "votes for.
women" have opened headquarters In
Washington. Wherefore trouble Is brew
ing hourly. Batteries of typewriters are
trained on the respective camps, and oc
casional skirmishing shots, well aimed,
send the Innocent spectator to cover.
Peace prospects have gone glimmering
since the government decided to move the
arm southward beyond range of the
hostile warriors, causing observers on the
spot to lament the tactics of military
leaders. What Is an army for, anyway?
Is It organized to maintain peace and
order, or Is It looking for a flgnt? If the
latter Inspires military concentration,
why. It Is asked, send the army away
from home? Naturally, all Washington
is perplexed, agitated, squeamish. Bvery
hour, possibly every minute, of the ap
proaching battle arc freighted with pos
sibilities of a row from which more
thrills and canned glory may be cap
tured than can be achieved beyond the
But, let that pass. If military strat
egists persist in dodging trouble by hik
ing for Texas, they must bear the cold,
searching crltlclxm of hlstnrv. Still. It Is
I mighty tough on the nonebmbatanta of
Washington, patriots from near and far,
thus to bo disturbed in the peaceful pur
suit of Uncle Barn's coin. Apparently, the
editors and correspondents are the main
dependence of the menaced population.
So far the editorial barricade withstands
the shock of the typewriter batteries,
deftly easing the strain on the gunners
and preventing a waste of lovely am
munition. As for marksmanship, the
newspaper men agree. "It's a peach."
The first gun unllmbercd by the anti
suffragists sent In thin cracking shot:
"Miss Minnie Bronson will have com
plete chargo of affairs until the arrival
of Mrs. Arthur M. Dodge, president o
the npsociation, who will be nccom
panted to this city by more than 200
workers for the cause. And they aro
not coming on a Jl, 000,000 special clther
They are coming down on a special train
but It wilt be tho ordinary kind. While
the suffragists delight In 'hiking,' we are
sutlsflcd to arrive on the scene In the
Suffragtsta came back promptly with
this sizzling bomb:
"Open opposition to such tactics aa the
blowing up of Lloyd-George's residence
by the militant English suffragists was
expressed by the leaders of the suffrage
proceeslou to be held here March 3. It
was declared, however that conditions in
England and America were so different
that action which would be entirely ou
of place In the United States would be
perfectly fitting on the other side of
the ocean." -
Again the antls' battery belched:
"The first blow aimed at the suffragists
was delivered today, when a letter waa
received from Commissioner Rudolph
stating that tho suffrage pageant March
3 would not have a 'guard of honor fur
nlshed by the United State. Tho suf
fragists have asked for a guard com
posed of soldiers, sailors and marines.
Bhould this bo granted It will look as
ir the United States government sanc
tioned votes for women. Cavalry will be
In the parade, but not as a 'guard of
honor' nor even as ah eocort.
Then came the suffragists' hot reply:
"Senator Polndcxtcr of Washington and
Representative Murdock of Kansas sent
word that they would march In the
parade even If they had to hide from the
sergeantatarms, who Is called upon to
compel attendance of members in the
crowded closing hours of the sesalons.
Others are expected to follow suit, and
tnasumch as there are nine suffragists
or suffrago advocates in congrcas It looks
as If there would be trouble In keeping a
What the outcome of the fray may oe,
no prophet or son of a prophet will ven
ture n prediction. The rapid approacn or
General Jones' army affords some hope
of rellovlng tho tense situation, but odds
of 10 to 1 can be had that the antls wilt
not flrn the last word,
Aimed at Omaha
Blair Trrbune: Arthur Brandels haa do
nated a suite of rooms In the Rrandels
theater building at Omaha for the equal
suffrage headquarters of Nebraska. The
women are very grateful for the favor,
hut was It not the women of Nebraska
who helped to make this magnificent
Kearney Democrat; If conditions con
tinue It will' not be long until human Ufa
will not be worth a cent In Omaha. A
mutt was shot and mortally, wounded
thero recently for 10 cents.
Hastings Tribune: That Chicago minister
who Is trying to boost Billy Sunday upon
the people of Omaha should keep closer
to home. Reformation, like charity,
should begin at home.
Plattsmouth Journal: Omaha should
feel proud of the free advertising It is
receiving In the papers in the western
part of the state In regard to "white
slnvery" being carried on In that city.
These papers may u Justified In saying
what they have, but we'll wager that
there Is a hundred cities in the United
States that are worso in every respect,
morally speaking, than Omaha, and why
should these papers single out the me
tropolis of their own state as the most
Immoral in the universe? They are do
ing the state an Injury and Omaha does
not deserve the slanders heaped upon
It by our own state papers.
Beatrice Sun: It Is customary for each
legislature to send out a committee to
Investigate elections In Omaha. This j car
the senate committee reports that hon
est elections are never heldd In reruln
precincts, which haa come to 'be gen
erally recognized as a fact. Just what
Is to be done to remedy the condition t!in
committee doesn't seem to know, l"ie
World-Herald confidently offers th; aug
gestlon that the law be changed which
governs the method of choosing- Judgex
and clerka of election. The ' Sun can't
work up much enthusiasm over thU sug
gestion. The law as It la now, defective
though It may be. haa served very well
in alt the thousands of preclncU of the
state except a very few In one ward of
Omaha. The "peculiar Institution" of
that part of town was to be aboiished
by a law passed two years ago, and wo
were to have no more of the election
scandals. But now we find that the same
old methods are disgracing the el;ctiotu
and the same vicious Influences are dolnj
tjuilrvess at the old stand. We already
have law enough. It l unfortunate that
the good name of the greatest city m
the state must be tarnished by auah per
formances, but that Is one of the penal
ties for being the greatest city in the
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Heizulars nnd (lunckn.
BRADSHAW. Neb., Feb. 26.-TO the
Editor of The Bee: As one who is and
has been a close reader of The Bee, we
have been very much Interested In the
fight you nre making on quack doctors,
hut the following squib brought some
thoughts to our mind that had not ap
peared before, and It has set us to won
dering why, and If such a condition did
This squib of yours says:
It seems to be against the ethics of
the medical profession for a reputable
doctor to Join a reputable newspaper In
fighting a disreputable quack.
The writer believes The Bee Is doing a
great work along this line, ns well as
along many other lines of reform. it
would naturally occur to tho average
citizen that all reputable doctors wquld
gladly take up the fight against the
quacks of their profession, and It could
hardly seem possible that any such a
thing oxlsted In the ethics of materia
medica that would .be a bar to any repu
table doctor Joining In a crusade ngatnst
anything that might cast a single ray
of suspicion upon their profession. How
ever, It has been the observation of the
writer, who has lived almost his allotted
time, that wherever there are dupes there
will be quacks.
There are a class of people, however,
that ore securing a pretty strong foot
hold In the world, that are In no danger
of falling Into tho hands of quack do -tors,
from the fact that they have aban
doned the use and practice of materia
mcdlca and have adopted metaphysics,
and from all appearances they are a
pretty healthy class of people, too If
anyone has any doubts In regard to
what I have said, let them attend one
of their religious services some Sunday
morning and see for himself.
JOHN B. DET
OMAHA, Feb. 26,-To tho Editor of The
Bee: In reviewing the opinions of the
Omaha lawyers on workmen's compen
catlon as set forth In the Sunday Bee. I
am particularly Impressed with the state
ment of T. J. Mahoney In the paragraph
which he says:
The result of such a system would be
te1e nUt, f bS-nss all small con-ffi!'-
"1 ?ma" manufacturers, do
Vm5? oilatever competition thcen
smaller concerns now afford, nnd cen-
2ni"V? .Wh0,'e b,UB.lne,,s f "'"iSoy
ment In the hands of fewer and bigger
concerns. I think It will be found verv
S ?"S ,to,avoJd regulation which
will tend to the destruct on of the Hmaller
employers and the building up of mo "
ccrns "Wer han8 "f bl
Now. as a matter of fact. Nebraska Is
behind In manufacturing. Tho labor sit
uation la such, both In scarcity and cost,
that few If any of the standard lines
can be made here. The question ot
whether labor Is getting all it should
from production will not bo discussed at
this time. It Is only sufficient to note
that manufacturers and contractors aro
strictly In the hands of the labor ele
ment. Countless value In manufactured
goods aro annually shipped Into Omaha
and Nebraska- and its tributaries that
would naturally bo made In this neigh
borhood wci-e It not for the fact that
employers in nil lines are handicapped
at every turn. If Nebraska wants to
continue its slumber, let legislators of
the classes described go with their
altruistic propositions and Nebraska will
be. as safe from accidents as when the
Indians set their camp-fires on Council
1 can name a considerable number ot
manufacturing propositions which have
made a desperate attempt to do business
west of tho Missouri river, but failed
with gVcat loss of money and time be
cause of the cost .of production, and this
means overhead cost In which all thesu
burdens must enter
In my opinion no law affecting a man
ufacturer or employer should bo con
sidered before the burden of the employer
Is carefully analyzed If the situation
Is uncomfortable nothing will be gained
by making It more eo, which In effect
It would bo with a law compelling the
employer to pay a mlnmum wage to
a live workman and a big bonus for a
With all due consideration for depend
ent humanity, one accjdent may put the
employer out ot business; where onu fam
llv mlcht he temporarily benefited b)
lawful confiscation of this man's
business, an undetermined number of
other families may suffer by the lna
blllty of tho employer to procecu any
Fnollna; the Poor People.
OMAHA, Feb. 36. To the Editor of The
Bee: We have all read almost dally of
tho troubles of tho people and our world
famous Water board,, either about tho
new main or the favoritism In rebating
and other sound buslncs methods ot pur
eateomed board. Tho notice recently
published that we were to be given a 10
per cent reduction was duly read and
since w have been wondering whether
the board believes In the old adago of P.
T Barnum that a sucker Is born every
It makes me sore to think that any onb
would be. so bold as to publish such a
statement as that on the eve of sending
me a bill showing an Increase ot 40 per
cent. My water bill for years has aver-
aged SS cents per month, except during
tho summer, when It Is, of course, much
larger on account of sprinkling. My
meter rate was satisfactory to the old
water company, but not so to our own
city-owned company, so will have to pay
Co cents per month In order that his
gracious majesty representing and con
trolling the Water board will bo able to
publish a notice that the earnings of the
water plant show an enormous Increase,
but will he say it is at the cost of the
Just stop to think; 15,000 poor people at
is cents per monin means wjuu per year,
which will show up pretty well "In the re
port. This order that EO cents per month
shall he. the minimum cost Is, in my
estimation, robbery pure and simple, be
cause It is taking money for what It does
not furnish. When we wero fooled into
voting for the purchase of the water
works we were promised reduction in
rates and wa got it (In the neck); then
last summer we were not allowed to
water our lawns, even though, we that
had -meters, were willing to pay for It.
and those that had paid their $5 tor tha
privilege were denied It and they were
likewise robbd of what the) had paid
1 suppose the next order will be for us
to till In our cisterns, so that even the
htavens shall ba denied competition
with pur .sacred Water board. C. J. M.
JOLLIES FROM JUDGE.
'Who can tell me the Golden Text?"
asked the Sunday school teacher.
Johnnie's hand went up eagerly. "He
that humtHith himself shall be exalted!"
he repeated triumphantly.
Victim of Street Car Accident (glancing
at onller'H card) I guess you're an am
bulance chaser, aren it vou?
lawyer (blandly) That's rather n cruel
name, old man Why not call me a set
Post Prof. Talkem has ten letters after
his name, but he doesn't know enough
to go In when It rains.
Parker Another dlstrc.alng case of
Master (to new servnnt) Why do you
always ring that small bell after ringing
the regulnr dinner bell?
New Servant That's to call the chll
Visitor Put me off at the next corner,
Conductor Madam, I shouldn't like to
do that; but I will stop the car and help
you to get off.
"I'm about to "iSve" an opera party.
What boxes should I take?"
"Any. except chatterboxes."
"What you need, madam. Is oxygen.
Come every afternoon for your Inhala
tions. They will cost you 16 shillings
"I knew that other doctor didn't under
Pleases the taste
Satisfies the appetite
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Take That Fur
Off Your Tona
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von . "
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uvtuuur Tflltniii tmn
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your lat.tlai tract
TO UB1 tt nun
BOWarx o"a wait
tlT.. do.. It and
stand my rase declared the fashionable
patient. ' He told me all I needed was
plain fresh air "
SONG OF THE AUTOMOBILE.
Minna Irving in Leslie's.
The freedom of roads that go winding
Like ribbons of silver and gold.
By orchards and meadow, and gardens
And rivulets crystalline cold;
And a fair panorama of villas and farms
As the milestones away from you reel.
Are only a few of the pleasures that g
With tho price of an automobile.
A rose on the check, and a song In the
An eyo that Is steady and clear.
An appetite equal to pickles and pie
Without a gastronomic fear;
A spirit at peace and In tune with the
And nerves that are tempered to steel,
Aro some of tho pleasures of health that
W hen buying on automobile.
The honk of the horn has a magical note
That charms all your troubles away.
And the hum of the motor Invites you
Where tho blossoms and birds nre at
There Is somewhere a racy new model of
Awaiting my hand on the wheel.
So put on vour hat, and together we'll go
And purchase an automobile.
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