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drees will be changed as often mm requested.
It Is sure to be "April fool" for most of
Time for the 8oclety for the Prevention ol
Unnecessary Noises to get busy once more.
" Bob Insists that he turned In more money
than he tried to steal. No dispute about that!
Our democratic secretary of state and our
democratic election commissioner should get to
gether on their rulings.
A single sortie will not capture a new Union
Depot for Omaha. It requires continuous and
The fake reformer alwaya has a smooth ex
planation that at once falls to pieces when put
under the glare of the searchlight.
The amendment to the Nebraska election
law. barring candidates defeated at the pri
mary fromj running again by petition In the
election, threatena to Interfere with tne amo
tions of various "chronics." S'noutrage!
A clean-up of $1,385,000 In net earnings
during the short month of February cheerily ex-
blbits the swelling financial front of the Union
Pacific. Rotundity, conpled with a fat treas
ury, makes for the c&mfortable condition of
Getting' After the Gasoline Boosters.
The senate Is about to start the attorney
general of the Unltod 8tate on a new hunt for
trusts. The sensational flight of the price of
gasoline in the last few weeks has aroused sus
picion that the dissolution of the Standard Oil
trust as a result of the former suit did not so
completely do away with price control as naa
been hoped for. We must bear In mind, too,
that conditions that surround the production
and sale of gasoline at the present time are
somewhat abnormal. The United States is
practically supplying the world Just now, and
an unprecedented demand has been created by
reason or war requirements, uerminy is
tlng Its gasoline from the Gallician fields, but
the rest of the world is coming to the United
The present experience raises a very Inter
esting question, not at all novel, but of concern
to all. It Is the matter of price fixing, either
by the government or by the producers of gaso
line. Will the price be fixed to suit the buyer
or the seller?. Gasoline is not the only com
modity on which the selling price has registered
an advance during the months since the war
started. Everything that enters Into modern
life, except the subscription price to the news
papers, has been marked up, and In some In
stances quite as much in proportion as gaso
line. If the government Is going to start an
Inquiry Into prices, why not Include everything,
and get at the bed rock facts. It will be found
then, very likely, that the law of supply and
demand Is pretty well calculated to govern such
One phase of the gasoline situation that
must not be overlooked Is that the embargo
proposed to be put on Its sale abroad Is part of
the general campaign to prevent the sale of
arms to the Allies.
Gathering World News
T"1 Vf.ltr comma In the pee( n
Hethmsnn-Hollwrg In the
Grief and Precaution.
The death of another police officer, killed
In the discharge of his duty while making an
arrest, will again arouse the good people of
Omaha to a realization of the dangers to whicn
a policeman Is exposed. At the same time, the
unfortunate affair, assuming that reports are
correct, should be admonition to greater care
In handling prisoners. It Is supposed to be
the first rule of every disciplined police depart
ment to search the prisoner as soon as taken
In custody and take away from him any deadly
weapon be may have. But In this case this rule
must have been overlooked or the search care
lessly made, with the result that the officer
has paid the penalty with his life.
Orlef for the dead, but precaution for the
of Chancellor von
cost one dollar to flash bv wireless to this country,
snd every comma, period anj semicolon, as well as
every slniile word of the speech was eagerly bought
at that price by the Associated Press. The speech
appeared In our papers the next morning and was
read by most, of us st a cost of an Inappreciable
fraction of a cent. Many another Item of news.
reaching us at the same slight expenditure on our
rert. costs the news-gatherers of our country iulle
as ranulous svitna to collect. 1 ne nistory or in
process by which news became a world-commodity.
In which men might trade as they do In Russian
wheat or Alaskan sables, would be fascinating read
ing. Hardly less so Is a briefer account of the
way In which the news Is gsthered according to the
system now In operstlon. Before a cosmopolitan
ludlence In Philadelphia recently Melville E. Stone,
general manager of the Associated Press, explained
something of this He gave a few examples of Asso
ciated Press methods, which a representative of the
Public Tedger quotes as follows:
Assume that a fire has broken out In Benares.
the second city of the Hindus, on the banks of the
flanges, and 100 or 1,000 persons have tost their lives.
Not far away, st Allahabad or Calcutta, la a daily
pper having a correspondent at Bensres, who re
ports tho disaster fully. Some one on his paper
sends the story, or so much of it as is of general
rather than of local Interest, to the agent of the
Renter company st Calcutta, Bombay or Madras.
And then it Is rshled to london. Hongkong, Sydney
and Tokyo. At each of these places there are Asso
ciated Press men, one of whom picks It up and for
wards It to New York. If the thing happens In
Zanxlbar the story goes either to Cairo or to Cape
Town, and by the same process finds Its way to
I,ondnn snd on to us In this country. Thus the
wide world Is combed for news, which in an incred
ibly shore time Is, delivered and printed everywhere.
When Pope Leo XIII died In Rome the fact was
announced by an Associated Preas telegram In the
columns of a San Franc isco paper In nine minutes
from the Instsnt that he breathed his last. And
thla mesaage was repeated back to lxndon, Paris
and Homo, nnd gave those cities the first Informa
tion of the event.
When Port Arthur was taken by the Japanese
In 1KW It came to us In New York In fifty minutes,
although It passed through twenty-seven relay
offices. Few of the operators transmitting It knew
what the dispatch meant. But they understood th4
Iitln letters and sent It on from station to station.
Irtter by letter.
When Peary came back from his great discovery
In the Arctic Sea, he reached Winter Harbor, on tho
coast of I,abrador, and from there sent me a wireless
message that he had nailed the Stars and Strides
to the North pole. This went to Sydney, on Csne
Breton Island, and was forwarded thence by cable
and telegraph to New York.
, The manana policy of Carranza In the mat
ter of railroad transportation fairly measures
the mental Inertia and Incapacity of the de facto
government. Haggling about petty details of
operation exhibits a pitiful Inability to rise to
It seems that "Bob' thinks he Is entitled to
ciedit for putting back some 112,000 of Insanity
fees after his attempt to steal them under the
color of law was blocked by the supreme court.
Some folks have peculiar notions of what hon
esty consists In.
It Is Interesting to have railroad employes
back up the railroad "poverty plea" against the
demand for a new Union depot. The same em
ployes, however, decline peremptorily to listen
to any poverty talk as against their own de
mands for Increased wages.
Night Coarse in the High School.
Four hundred and ninety-five men and
women have been given certificates that they
have completed the course of study required In
the night classes at the Central High school.
This simple statement sums up the accomplish
ment of these earnest men and women In thla
one regard, but it does not present the picture
of what that accomplishment means to society.
These students are nearly all wage-earners,
some are housewives, and all are busy during
the day with the- sterner things of life. What
ever cause cut them off from attending school
In the days that are alloted to school doesn't
especially matter; it left them with an unsatis
fied thirst for more of knowledge. Ambitious
and eager for a deeper draught at the fountain
of learning, they have sought to overcome their
handicap, and their effort will be rewarded with
a broader vista and a deeper understanding of
life. They will be better citizens because of
this, and society will be the gainer thereby. One
of the glories of our national life Is that the
door of opportunity is ever open to any who
will pass through it. The night school la for
the ambitious and energetic, and its possibilities
are beyond measure.
For Its domestic service other methods are
sdopted. The territory covered Includes the fhlted
States proper, Alaska, the Hawaiian Islands, the
Philippines, the Islands of the Carribean Sea, Mexico,
the Central-American states, and, by an exchange
arrangement with the Canadian Press. Ltd., the
British possessions on thla continent. The organisa
tion Is, as you have been told, co-operative In Its
character. As a condition of membership each one
belonging agrees to furnish to his fellow member,
either directly or through the association and to
them exclusively, the news of his vicinage, as gath
ered by him for his own paper. This constitutes tho
large fountain from which our American news-
supply Is drawn. But, as In the case of the foreign
official agencies. If there be danger that an Individual
member la biased, or If the matter be one of high
Importance, we use our own trained and salaried
start men to do the reporting, ror this purpose
as well as for administrative work, we have a
bureau In every leading city.
Twice Told Tales
It is easy enough to see why the democratic
organs are trying to block the plan to write in
the name of Charles E. Hughes for president
on the republican primary ballot. They know
that democratic success depends wholly on re
publican division and they know, also, that no
nomination would so completely unite the re
publican elements as would that of Hughes.
By mistakes of the types, The Bee's list of
offices to be voted on in the presidential pri
mary, in addition to those in the oH-year pri
mary, was made to read "one district delegate"
to the national convention from each political
party when the allotment is "two delegates
for each congressional district." Each voter
tuay register his choice for six convention dele
gatesfour at large and two from his district.
The Chinese revolutionists have tnrown a
successful scare into Yuan Shi Kal, the ruling
boss, and forced him to put aside his imperial
ambitions. After much hesitation and manifest
reluctance the crown Is pushed aside and the
title of Tepubllc restored. The shuffle of the
Celestial cards does not disturb Yuan'a grip
on the job. He remains on top and while he
continues there it behooves the annoying kick
ers to keep at a sate distance from the axe.
On the Good Ship Ada Belle.
Tidings from the north are most comforting.
The good ship Ada Belle has weathered the
stress of winter in fine form, has escaped the
dangers of the Missouri's spring break up, and
will shortly turn her snubby prow downstream
towards Omaha, and soon again our harbor will
throw off its drowsy slumber and become once
more the scene of bustling life. And the Julia,
too. Is coming, so that where but one ship
plowed the muddy stream In days of last sum
mer, two will now breast the current, and bear
up the argosy of golden commerce. Let not
the scoffers rail at this; everything must have a
beginning, and neither of the vessels that made
up the fleet commanded by Columbus on bis
first voyage across the Atlantic would bear the
burden or push the barges the Ada Belle and
the Julia handle. These are but the start, and
from them, properly nurtured, will spring
commerce that shall fill our port with shipping,
and make the river again a thing of commercial
The Comaiaader-ia-t hlef .
It was at an evening party and Dodge asked
Who Is that impressive-looking woman over
"That's Mrs. Moore," was the reply. "She's a re
markably strong-minded woman. It is said she com
mands a large salary." .
"Indeed," said Dodge, reflectively, as he looked at
the woman with Interest. "How does she earn It?"
"She don't earn It." said Keller. "Her husbsnd
earns It .and she commends It." New York Times.
People and Events
Human Factor in Casualty.
Once more a terrible railroad wreck has
fcbown how futile are man's efforts to com
pletely safeguard all his undertakings. All the
extraordinary precautions for ensuring the
tafety In operation of trains have been adopted
I) the railroad In question, but these were not
enough to relieve it from likelihood of calam-
it which has overtaken It. Accounts so far at
hand Indicate that the human factor is again
present la such proportion as to nullify the op
eration of mechanical devices. Someone In the
r.ne of duty failed, and disaster followed. If
any moral U to be drawn from this it will be
along the line that man Is subject In some de
tree to the same laws as govern machinery. He
snaps under too great strain, and when he gives
ay whatever depends on him falls with him.
Until a limit is placed on man's undertaking,
the liability to failure will always be present,
and the shocking news of a terrible accident
may be expected.
Daniels' Service to the Nary.
Hear Admiral KIske charges inefficiency at
Washington as the source of weakness of our
navy. This is a most remarkable statement to
come from an officer high In the service, who
must know-' of the eminent services to the sea
of Josephus Daniels In his administration of
the Navy department. All the world has rung
with the 'echoes of the reforms there accom
plished. Is it possible that Rear Admiral
Piske Is unaware of these? Does be not know
that Secretary Daniels has put a southern man
into every high position available, thereby
proving his firm attachment to his home state.
as well as his fealty to the ideals of the demo
ciatir party? The secretary has also altered
th terminology of the navy, until the veriest
land-lubber or gawkiest of cornfield sailors will
no longer be mystified by the lingo of the sea
dogs. With firm hand, he uprooted the Rum
Demon and put the splendid ' battle wagons"
on the glorious "water wagon," even excluding
the supposedly-innocuous grape Juice, which is
still permitted at state dinners In Washington
How can the navy of any power clinging to
the outworn customs discarded by Daniels hope
U vie In peace or war with our magnificent or
ganization, which Is strictly up-to-date in lan
guage and deportment? Do not, therefore,
belittle Josephus Daniels and his doings: bis
Chine will live long In naval annals', and many a
dreary watch, "dog" or "larboard," will be
cheered by thoughts of him and his achieve
Tlie commissioner of accounts of New York City
reports to the mayor that the city can save t3.28",SW
year by practicing eighteen economies which are
enumerated. The main lob, however. Is to work irp
a disposition to economise.
Mrs. Marie Miller, a widow 69 years of age of New
Brunswick, N. J., realising that opportunities are
scarce at her age, picked up a kid of IS and married
htm. The bride displayed great speed in having tue
ceremony performed before the raging mother of the
youngster could enliven the scenery.
A lushing spender from Chicago, overhauled anJ
Jailed In New York for larceny of tiflO. conaldrra his
Jail quarters as comfortable as quarters in a towering
hotel. A little experience In Douglas county's roof
parlors undoubtedly would win the palace exclamation.
A Fenian battle flag carled In the Invasion of Can
ada fifty years ago. was displayed In a show window
at I.xlngton. Ky.. on t. Patrick's day. It Is the
property of Captain John A. Geary, who led the Ken
tucky contingent across i..e Nlagsrs at Buffalo, and
was made by the Irish women 01 Lexington way barn
Thirty Years Ago
This Day in Omaha
oarre of Heat.
KKARNKY. Neb., March 31. -To the
IJiiltor of The Bee: An article a few dsfs
siiO In your paper claims that It Is fire
In the sun that makes the hest; alho
that this world came from nothing. I
can prove different, If you give me space.
Is It not the fact that the closer to a
fire a person gets, the more heat he feels
Why Is It then so cold on the high moun-
tsins where you are nearer to the sun?
This does not correspond with the Idea
In that article. I have evidence that will
explain this fact, but I can t do It In a
small spare. J. H. CARL80N.
Bob's Fake Claims.
OMAHA. Msrch il. To the Editor of
The Bee: "Bob" Smith Issues a campaign
statement over the signature of J. W.
Barnett. auditor of fee offices, which
declares that during his eight years In
office he turned Into the public treasury
JS1.242.73 more than his predecessor. I
fall to see where any credit is due Mr.
Smith. During his first term "Bob" went
before the legislature and hsd the cost
of fees Increased all along the line. If
the law during Broadwcll's term de
manded 1 irom a litigant for certain
services and during Smith's term this
service was Increased to $2, there was
nothing else to do but to collect it and
turn It Into the treasury. But what
Smith does not say Is that neither Broad
well nor he turned In all the fees which
they collected. In the case of Insanity
fees. Broadwell hung onto $11.4.14 until
the supreme court said that these mug
go to the public treasury; likewise ''Bob"
hung onto near to $12,000 of Insanity fees
until the supreme court had spoken, and
as regards naturalisation fees he will
likely hang onto those until the su
preme court Is heard from.
The law demands that the public must
pay certain fees for certain services, and
no official can take credit for doing what
he was expressly elected for, especially
when he himself had the law changed to
help the showing at the expense of the
What One Bird Irftrer Accomplished,
BROKEN BOW. Neb.. March 30. To
the Editor of The Bee: Broken Bow Is
small city of less than t.000 Inhabitants.
It has many groves and trees and conse
quently there sre lots of wild birds of
many kinds. Broken Bow also has a scout
master, who loves the birds as well as
the "kiddles." Last summer he conceived
the Idea of Inducing the kiddles to build
and put up bird houses one day during
the Chautauqua week. Of course It might
be pretty late for the present season, but
the Idea was to get them up so they
would be ready for the coming season of
19l. He advertised It well in the Re
publican, setting a day and offering 10
cents each for the first fifty and 5 cents
each for the balance, the children to
bring some kind cf a certificate from
some one In the family to that effect, to
be paid for in the order In which they
were presented. The scout master went
to his office early the morning of the
day designated, but many kiddies with
many bird houses, some with certificates.
of course, beat him to it, and during
that one day 103 bird houses of various
designs were put up all over town, in
yards, parks, or any place where trees
were plentiful. Of course. In so many
there were a few tricks played; a very
few snide boxes put In Just to get the
money, but at Hast ninety good, sub
stantial houses were put up.
A week or so later one very bright 12-
year-old girl reported that Inside of
forty-eight hours' after her house was
up, it was occupied by a wild canary
(which was In reslity, a Bsltimore Chi
ole) and late as It was, many more were
occupied by wrens and "spled-out"' by
robins. You know a robin Is supposed
spy out a nest for the next yesr, and
think these robins' roost, or open boxes
will be the cause of bringing many more
birds the following year.
The scout master remarked that no In
cident In his life had given him so much
pleasure, and what an opportunity was
here for permanent work.
Now then. If Broken Bow. with 2,500
Inhabitants, could put up 108 bird houses
in one day, why not Omaha, at least.
l.ono or better. 15,000? All you need Is
for some one to get busy and organise.
The Scout Master.
Remember the Cross la the Sqaare
FA AJi CITT. Neb.. March 31. To the
Editor of The Bee: I note with much
pleasure and satisfaction, the work you
are doing on behalf of the candidacy
of Justice Charles E. Hughes for the
republican candidacy for president.
consider him the one men. who ran
unite the various elements of the party
and win success at the poles In Nov
ember. He has many elements of
strength not possessed by any other
proposed rsndldate, and has made no
ststrment concerning the great Euro-
pesn conflict, which will be offensive
to any of the partisan friends of elthc
side. In addition to all this, he Is big
enough to fill the office and will not
be controlled by any element or faction
In any party. His nomination means the
success of the republican party at the
poles and will assure a wise and pros
perous sdmlnUt ration.
In calling the attention of the voters
to the privilege of writing In the bal
lot the name of Charles K. Hughes, a
their preference for the republican nomi
nation, It appears to me to be Imported
that you Impress upon them the neces
slty of also placing a cross In the square
to the left of his nsme. If no rross I
plsced In the square their votes will no
be counted. JOHN W1LTE.
Pittsburgh Dispatch, having money not
elng part of the administration program,
he armor makers' offer to cut the price
s received and filed.
Detroit Free Tress: "If the American
soldiers take me they will tnke me dead,"
Villa Is quoted as hsvlng Mild. Evidently
he's guessed the plan.
Chicago Herald: Having spent a brief
time In refurbishing his reputation as a
hampion prixe fighter. Jess Wlllard
will now resume his principal occupation
of cashing In all over the country-
Baltimore American: Vncle Joe In go
ng back over census reports a century or
more old finds the names of none of the
ancestors of the near-great of today.
But cannon In those days came In for
real respect, an opinion which has not
fsltered down to now.
Philadelphia Ledger: Somebody Is al
ways tsklng the Joy out of life! Now
comes the curator of a Brooktyn museum
Ith a story that the colonel's discovery
of the bewhlskered guacharoe la no dis
covery at all, and that the bird has been
In Brooklyn, lo these many years.
Indianapolis News: Representative
Mann declares that every man of com
mon sense will probably seek to escape
from Europe at the close of the war, and
It does look as If that might be so; but it
is also possible that those in authority
over there will take steps to prevent the
escaping business from being very good.
compile treat Bee rtlea.
Dr. W. C. Spalding has taken charge of the social
columns of the Hundsy Republican.
Justice Lee Helsley was tsken seriously 111, and la
at present confined to his room.
- District Attorney Rstelle hss returned from Lin
coln, where he srr"rd the motion In the Ha! lard mur
der rase before the supreme court. Mr. rstelle s
suffering from a severe cold and exhaustion and fears
that he will be unuble to aigue the motion in the
l.aur case on Faturday. in which event he will ask for
Sergeant James Drlaney of the military head
quarters, left ths city yesterdsy. it Is whispered, on a
The case of Eilholm A Krlckaon against Hospe, la
on trial before Judge Wakeley. The suit is brought
to recover possession of a piano.
V. B. Whitney, the popular agent of the Minne
apolis A Omaha road, who la to ramoe from this
city, wss piaaented with an elegant gold watch chain
and diamond locket by some of his friends and ad
mlrera The presentation was made under the auspices
of the newly organised lodge of the O. o. O. P., the
speech being mads by Colonel Frank Halon.
The Omaha Canning company has perfected Us
organisation by the flection of tna following officers:
8. H. It. Clark. John A. Methane, Dr. J. R. Conkllng.
John T. Bell and E- 1 (Hone, directors; W. O. Phriver,
secietary, and E, U Blone. treasurer.
Tips on Home Topics
SAID IN FUN.
"Blnks does not intend to aocei
leap year proposals.
How do vou knowr
'"Because when thev were t.tlklne- about
the language of flowers the other evening
ana ne was saxea what he prererrei, he
said bachelors' buttona. 'Baltimore
"When I am big, mamma. I'm going to
marry a doctor or a minister."
W hy. my dear?
" 'Cause. If I marry a doctor I can get
well for nothing, and If I marry a
minister I can he good for nothing."
Woman i Journal.
HOW CAM 1 VINO OUT IF MV
FIANCE'S (rmmOri) ARE
SINCERE AMD IP HE Itfl&JDS 10
call w wEway sews
AjMJ) FIND OUT IP KIT IS teEflMej
UP VVfTH HIS rWMEWTS ON
tog BJAnwExfr rim r
'I found that astronomer rsther dull.
He used to talk to me about the stars."
I don t find him dull. averred the
other girl, estatlcally. "He says he talks
to the stars about me." Kansai City
"A broker friend of mine tried to in
terest me in some war babies, but I
Why. Charley, dear! ' exclaimed young
Mrs. Torklns. And vou so fond of chil
dren." Washington Star.
'There la one rood thing about the
way the average boy turns out In life."
'He manages to strike a hanov medium
between what his parents bone and the
neighbors predict." Louisville courier-
'Miss Mayme can shoot such glances
at one under those long eyelashes."
Me earerui: ner snooting glances nave
killing etfect." Baltimore American.
Edgar A. Guest, In Detroit Free Press.
His friends believed him ssfe and sane,
He seemed to have a level brain.
He was a keen observer of events
And customs, too;
In many a way lie waa a man
Above the ordinary plan.
To look at him you'd never guess
The crasy things he'd do.
He was not loud of speech or dress.
Nor talked too much of his success,
In business matters he was keen,
On him you could rely;
l-U did not seek to rut a dash
Bv being reckless with his caxh;
No wild cat scheme for getting rich
He'd ever think to try.
I've said that he was safe and sane
And seemed to have a level brain,
Yet when he drove a motor car
His reason seemed to flop.
He'd swing Into a thoroughfare
With many men and women there,
And nothing save a motor truck
Would ever make him stop.
When driving o'er a country lane
If he should see a speeding train.
He'd rather take a chanco on death
Than play It aafe, and alack;
He waa aot one to stand and wait
And let the watchman. clone the gate.
He had tne mad. insane desire
To get across the track,
Oh. what a Jet of men there are
Who, when theV drive a motor car.
Let reason topple from its throne
And sanity depart.
They use good Judgment everywhere
8a' on a busy thoroughfare.
And seem to be obsessed by speed
When once their engines start.
'TIs something that I can't explain
Why one to all appearance, aane.
Should try to do the things he knows
Mean death and endless woe;
v hv should a man considered wise
with grim deth riant before his eyes
Become the fool, and into it
DRUM IS HERE AS
Directing Head Comes to
Omaha as Result of Popu
larity of the Tonic
Plans to Meet Big Demand
So great has become the popularity of
Tanlao in Omaha, and. In fact, the en
tire state of Nebraska, that extraordinary
measures to meet this demand have been
taken by the Tanlac laboratories.
There arrived todsy In Omaha E. H.
Drum, directing head of the distribution
department of this great company, who
is to take personal charge here of the
Tanlac inroductlon. Mr. Drum, when seen
at the Sherman McConnell drug com
pany, lfith and Dodge streets, where Tan
lac Is being explsined to Omaha people,
"While It is true that the popularity
so quickly won by Tanlac In Omaha has
rathe.- taken us by surprise, the Incressed
production at the Tanlac laboratories,
Dayton, O., which are now on a basis of
6.000.000 bottles a year, makes certain
there will be no shortage of the Master
"The story of Tanlac in Omaha Is only
a repetition of the successes In cities
througho-.it the East and South. When
you consider that in a territory then re
stricted because of Inability to serve a
wider field, one million bottles of Ten
iae were distributed in nine months, the
tremendous success can be realised. Only
extraordinary merit could bring such a
phenomenal demand. I believe there 1
no remedy so effective In ailments of the
stomach, liver and kidneys and catarrhal
affections as Is Tanlac.
peaks from Experience.
"I feel that I know this personally,"
continued Mr. Drum, "because of my own
experience. I was .a confirmed dyspeptlo
snd had sought relief In vain for three
years. I was traveling to Louisville after
a stay at Ashevllle, N. C, which had
given me no benefit, when I became ac
quainted with a traveling man.
"We told our mutual troubles, and
when I had told of my fight for health
he said, with absolut confidence: 'When
we get to Iottlsvllle I'll fix you up.'
That promise hsd been made to me one
hundred times. I guess, and I was not
"But my traveling companion was so
confident that at last I was Interested,
as he told me his experience with Tanlsc.
His case had been similar to mine. He
was such a good fellow and so sure he
could aid me that I would have taken
extract of elephant ears to please him.
"In Louisville he made me buy my
first bottle of Tanlac. That was eleven
months ago. Today I have forgotten that
I ever waa a dyspeptic, living on crack
ers and milk, not having a good night's
sleep in a month and having scarcely the
strength to attend to my business. When
my new health came and I had gained
22 pounds, I was so impressed that I
made a trip to the Tanlac laboratories.
Inspected them, saw how Tanlae was
made pure and kept pure, and I ended up
by asking for a Job.
"I have heard thousands of Tanlae
stories like mine, but, of course, mine
still sounds best to me."
During his stay in Omaha Mr. Drum
will be in personal charge of the Introduc
tion of Tanlsc at the Sherman & McCon
nell drug store.
Tanlac may be obtained in Benson at
the Schl'.ler-Beattle Drug Store; Spring
field, H. Flegenbaum; Weeping Water,
Meyer Drug Co.; Nebraska City, Henry
Sch wake Co.; Auburn, R. H. Dort; Ash
land. H. H. Cone; Malmo, P. B. Fitch;'
Fremont. Brown-Frederickson Drug
Store: Oakland, W. O. Harding A Son;
Clarkson. E. H. Koza; Columbus, Purity
Drug Store; Monroe. Hill's Pharmacy;
Madison, E. E. Burris; Nlckerson. Young
& Murrle; Fullerton. Griffin Bros.j
Broken Bow, S. R. Lee; Unadllla, Frank
A. Lincoln. Advertisement.
Washington Post: One scarcely dare
contemplate the fearful havoc the Colo
ner a "nut-eating night bird'" would ere
ate if turned loose in our best society.
Pittsburgh Dispatch: But if all these
conspiracies SKainst the government to
embarraiis il in Mexico exist, wouldn't
the suthorities do better exposing snd
crushing a few than bemoaning them?
Boston Trsnscrlpt: The glucose manu
facturer doean t hsve to wstt for the
snow to get off the Green Mountain hill
sides before beginning to make his reg
ulsr spring crop of pure old Vermont
Spilngfleld Republican: One amendment
to the house army bill, which was adopted
at the last moment, provides that the
government may seise any private muni
tions plant whenever the owners refuse
to fill the government's orders for sup
plies. That sort of militarism will be in
dorsed by the country.
Baltimore American: When a call was
made in a factory for volunteers to man
autos for service In Mexico there was
almost a riot in the anxiety of men to
go. And had the call been to shoulder a
gun or to transport a pack mule over th
mountains the enthusiasm would havs
been ao less great perhaps.
WHAT CAUSES COLDS?
This question is asked every day.
A cold is really a fever, not always
caused by the weather but often due to
disordered blood or lack of important
food-elements. In changing seasons
fat-foods are essential because they
distribute heat by enriching the blood
and so render the system better
able to withstand the varying elements.
This is the important reason why
Scott's Emulsion should always be
taken for colds, and it does more
builds strength to prevent sickness.
Scott's Emulsion contains Nature's
rare strength-building fats, so skillfully
blended that the blood profits from
very drop. It is free from harmful
drugs or alcohol. Sold at drug Mores
always get the genuine.
acoU & Bownc. BlooetScld. N. J. U-tf
Sold by Dewey Dealers Everywhere
THE SUNDAY DEE
Persistence is the cardinal vir
tue in advertising; no matter
how good advertising may be
in other respects, it must be
run frequently and constant
ly to be really succcessful.