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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE JOURNAL SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 8, 1907.
TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL By FRANK P. MAO LEXXAT f Entered July 1. 1873. as second-class natter at the postoftice at Topeka, Kan,. tander the act of congress- VOLUME XXXIV No. 138 Official Papor City of TQpcka. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Dally edition, delivered by carrier. 10 tents a week to any part ot Topeka. or suburbs, or at the same price lr. any Kan sas towns where the paper baa a carrier system. 5' mall, one y..r 3 iv mnil. three months jm Saturday edition of daily, one year - "" TELEPHONES. Business office VZ Business office J"1; Reporters' Room ES1 gepoi-ters Room Jn2' JS Frank P. MacTennan .Ind. TOO PERMANENT HOME. Topeka State Journal bu'H'ne. na PS Kansas avenue. coixfT of Elgntn. New York office: Flatlron building. Twenty-third street, corner Fifth ni Broadwny. F"aul mock, m".!'-- Paul Chicago office: Hartford buiiamg. Block, manager. OP THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. The State journal is a immun -Associated Press and receives the 'un a lay teieerapl; report or xnat "A" ganlsation for the exclusive aftern ir on rne news is recuveu -n tn""y " ... nal building over wires for this sole pur- Well, the drouth is cracked again. June fourteenth will be Flag day Don't forget your flag. June continues to do a pretty fair Job of weather making. The postofflce department has set out to beat the twine trust by econ omlzing in the'use of twine. Testerdav was a pretty fair imita tlon of summer and it Is probably safe now to take down your base burner. An heir of "Silent" Smith's is quoted aa saving that riches seem like dream. And perhaps he is afraid he will wake up. "Don't kiss the babies," is the slogan s club gathering at At lantic City. It Is respectfully referred to the candidates. Gros offense committed by the TTanans Cltv Times: "It will not be necessary for anyone to ask Mr. Tuck er if he ever got the Hook." A San Antonio paper prints an edl nri.il hearted "We Drink Too Much." That has always been suspected of San Antonio, but It might try swearing on. i L Now that the Kansas-Colorado case has been thrown out of court for want of evidence, the Arkansaw is lower than it has been for years at this sea son. It Is a common occurrence now for a Kansas country paper to recoro. mo arrival of a carload of automobiles and still the bank deposits continue to pile up. '' Naturally "Wichita Just can't help walking chesty because Johnny Reiff rode the horse that won the Derby over in England this week. "Wichita claims Johnny Reiff. The Standard must have lost Its rab bit foot or else it has seen the new moon over the wrong shoulder. It has certainly been doing an excellent Job of losing in its court troubles lately. Garden City's protest against Taft's idea of abollshine the tariff on Philip pine sugar leads Joe Bristow to sus pect that Garden City wishes to climb out of the Tart band wagon and walk. The restaurant business appears to have been fairly profitable in San Francisco when the restaurant keep ers could afford to pay a thousand dol lars a year each to Ruef for protec tion. - . The green bug has given many far mers down In southern Kansas a Chance to be patriotic this year and celebrate the Fourth of July In a fit ting manner. They usually celebrate the Fourth In the harvest field, but this year, owing to the aid given them by G. Bug, they will be able to take a vacation. The place of honor In the June Club Member is given to "The Call of Kan sas," the poem that was sent by a homesick Kansas girl In California to the Lawrence Journal and which has been reproduced throughout the state. By the way, Isn't it about time for Editor Brady to disclose the name of the author of that poem? Prophecy of Victor Murdock: "Balle "Waggener. who is to contest the con stitutionality of the railroad rate law In Kansas, will carry It to the supreme court. If It mixes up the legislative, executive and judicial branches and the supreme court happens to be feel ing that way when it reaches them,' it will be knocked skv hieh " Henry Allen has won his fight for clean streets In "Wichita. At the last session of city council an ordinance was passe! prohibiting the distribution of bills and posters In the streets, mak ing it a misdemeanor for any one to sweep or throw any dirt or trash or paper Into the streets or alleys, or upon vacant property. The police de partment has instructions to see that this ordinance Is strictly enforced, and the result Is found to be a great im provement In the physical conditions of the city. "W. T. Morgan, who was chairman of the house committee on railroads last winter, prints an editorial on the subject "Fool Railroad Tactics" in which he says: "It is reported that one or more or tne railroads or Kansas are refusing to obey the law, and Is sue orders permitting passengers, to ride on certain freight trains. If this la true it shows the fool management which brings the railroads half their troubles with the public. When the railroads are attacked or the public demands rights or concessions, the railroads are great for the law." They run to the court for protection and they appeal to the fair-minded men not to violate the law or the consti tution. But when a law stands in the way of their convenience they break it without. a quiver. . And that -is the reason why public sentiment Is not touched by the sight of a railroad In distress, because when the railroad has the power, it doesn't give three whoops for anybody else s distress." A SATURDAY SERMON. ORCHARD AND HAYWOOD. The heart Is deceitful above all things. uv ucovcitticiy wicaea. jeremian i it ia enough to shake even the optimist's faith in humanity to read the confeysion of Harry Orchard in the Haywood case. If his confes sion is true, he had a part in prac tically all of the outrages and murders that were committed at the time of the labor troubles In Colorado and Idaho. Whether or not one believes Orchard's assertion that the crimes were planned and ordered by the "inner circle" of the Western Federa tlon of Miners, the diabolical wicked ness of his story brands him as a de generate. That certain crimes were committed there is no doubt. Orchard confesses that he committed them or had a part in their commission. But the ques tion arises whether the man who would commit such crimes would not also falsely accuse others of being in a measure responsible for them. Or chard's testimony certainly does not prove Haywood's guilt, unless it shall be corroborated from other sources. There is no doubt that members of the Western Federation of Miners have done much that is reprehensible. There is no doubt that ita leaders stirred up strife and hatred and ought to have been suppressed. But there is also no doubt that the miners suf f ered great provocation and that wealthy mine owners were none the less reprehensible than the labor leaders. The fact that Moyer and Haywood, in their positions as the ex. ecutives of the miners' union, stirred up strife and hatred against the wealthy classes, does not prove them guilty of murder. In this connection the opinion of a Kansas man who is in a position to judge somewhat of this matter is of value. He is at present a Kansas editor, but he was In the newspaper business in the Cripple Creek district during the labor troubles out there. He Is extremely conservative, of good judgment, and having unusual oppor tunities, as a newspaper man, to get at the facts, the State Journal values his opinion In this matter. This man knew something of Moyer and Hay wood, and he says unhesitatingly that he cannot believe them guilty of com plicity In the crimes charged against them. While the Western Federation of Miners was oppressive and dicta torial when it had the chance. It is in conceivable, says this man, that as an organization It or its officers commit ted the outrages It is charged with. In fact, he asserts that it was proved In court that the alleged attempted wreck of a Cripple Creek & Florence train, which Orchard claims to have "tipped oft" to the mine owners, was planned and "averted" by a detective in the employ of the mine owners. The Vindicator "explosion," this man asserts, may not have been an ex plosion at all. While the story was sent out that the mine had been "blown up" by striking miners, as near as could be discovered it was simply an accident caused by an in competent engineer, who ran the cage so high above the mouth of the shaft that a cable broke and the cage drop ped back, killing two men. Every item of news that was sent out of the district, this newspaper man says, was censored by Sherman Bell, and not a thing was allowed to go out that was not colored to favor the mine owners. Wltbrsuch testimony as this coming from a reliable and disinterested source, it is well to discount at least a portion of Orchard's confession until it is cor roborated. Orchard may have been the fiend he asserts he was, but if so, he would readily confess more than he was really guilty of, and also tangle innocent men up in his crimes if there by lie might help himself. The Jur,7 In the Haywood case cer tainly has a grave and difficult respon sibility resting upon It. Back of this tragedy and the other crimes and outrages of the labor wars Is the strife and hatred of man for man. There Is wrong on both sides. Each wishes to get the better of his fellow. There is always Joy in hell over the hate that Is engendered in a war between capital and labor. The devil plays one against the other, when the labor boss and the capitalistic boas try to get an unfair advantage of each other. Some people see a bloody war com ing between these two forces. We are optimistic enough to believe it may be averted; but the only thing that will do It Is the doctrine of the real Square Deal the Golden Rule the teachings of Jesus Christ. When men are will ing to give to others the same oppor tunities and privileges they claim for themselves there will be no more strife between capital and labor. When Capi tal gives Labor its Just reward and the due proportion of the returns from its work: when Labor is willing that Capi tal should have the rewards that belong to it In turn; and when each indi vidual is willing to give aid to his weaker and more unfortunate brother, then there will be no more strikes. But long as men hate each other, as long as there are Moyers and Haywoods and capitalists to stir up that hatred, and as long as there are fiends like Harry Orchard, labor troubles will continue. The hearts of such men need chang ing. MR. YOAKUM'S APPROVAL. Mr. B. F. Yoakum Is one railroad magnate who comes forward and roundly applauds President Roose velt's Indianapolis speech. This is not the first time, either, for Mr. Yoakum has been talking that same way for months. If more railroad men, high in author ity, would line up like Mr. Yoakum and help carry out the general policies laid down by the president, anti-railroad prejudice would peedlly die out. The trouble is that some railroad magnates wish to override all laws that they do not happen to like. They seem to think that laws ere made for the other fellow but not for them. The fact is that If railroads expect to be protected by the law, they must be amenable and obedi ent to the law. It is probable that the president had men like B. F. Yoakum In mind when he spoke of "honest railroad mana gers." JOURNAL ENTRIES Some boys are like a postage stamp: They have to be licked before they will do what is required of them. s A young Topeka mother feels as though she has been cheated. The baby had three new teeth before she discovered them, and she has missed a lot of opportunities of bragging. ' That was a pretty fair rain Thurs day night. Colonel Jennings. Come again, thank you. - Now will the sweet girl graduates please get busy and prepare to feed the hungry harvest hands. Inasmuch as Topeka kept the top of the column during the close of last season, it would not look well for us to keep it this year. Therefore, we gladly let the honor go to Wichita for the present especially as Wichita seems to be playing better ball. We trust Wichita appreciates our gener osity in the matter. Topeka Journal. Wichita appreciates it all right, and will try to continue to merit place at the top so generously conceded. Wichita Beacon. But, really, there is no use in being a piggy about it, Wichita, JAYHAWKER JOTS Neosho county is -facing a school ma'am famine. Thus far the shortage IS 2 8. Concordia is also striking a swift gait. A carload of autos was recently unloaded there. There were 185 teams hitched around "the square" at Holton at one time last Saturday. Ex-Senator W. A. Harris has been elected manager of the International Live Stock show at Chicago. Down in Pratt county some of the farmers are paying a bounty ol rive cents a head for jack rabbits, ,., The new library buildmg - at the State Normal has been officially named "Kelloge Library" in honor of L. B. Kellogg, former attorney general, and also president of the Normal. Although no Holton drug stores have liquor permits, the Recorder says that there is sufficient drunkenness In the town to warrant the suspicion that somebody is in the bootlegging busi ness. Charles M. Schwab's S million dol lar home In New York Is for sale, and a Kansas editor suggests that here's a chance for some Kansas farmer to get a strictly modern dwelling, all im provements in, at a Dargain. Two Leavenworth highwaymen were extremdly disgusted recently - when they held up a victim and round notn- ing on him but an unsaiaDie waicn. Thev returned tne timepiece dui am not ive the holdupee the price of a meal to go with it. Look out for items like this during the next two months. This one is from the Isabel Herald: "A man tells us, and he's one that ought to know, that S. B. Rohrer and John Wheatley have wheat that will run nearly forty bushels to the acre." Ta, Kpl Herald: Uncle Harnes Ford lives in Pratt county. He is eighty years old and has commenced to break out forty acres -oj land on an eighty he has recently purchased. He uses three horses and a walking plow nrt he intends to do the worn nimsen. Uncle Harnes has lived in several counties of this state at different times and seen many of the ups and downs of Kansas, and has met with several heavy losses, but, although he can neither read or write, ne ims managed to accumulate considerable n,nnsrtv. He has raised a large fam ily of boys and girls and has given them a gooa sian as iu v i. "" they came to maturity and still he has several tnousana uuimio " " r estate left, and he does not neea m uu an hour's work. QUAKER REFLECTIONS. From the Philadelphia Record.! In society many a bud blossoms into wall flower. The Drodigal would even spend the coign of vantage. Th. follow with a fiery temper nat urally often feels put out. Some people are not satisfied to tell the truth; they want to stretch It. t ia o crfimc of chance in which the cards are very often stacked. TarViana Justice is blindfolded because she bo often gets a black eye. Another man's failure makes a poor foundation on which to build our own success. Tiiot because, a man means well it doesn't signify that he is a . man of means. Tti nkiirfinn1t0. rhsslnr after his train, puts his carfare under the head of running expenses. Asking for bread and getting a stone must ha n tmnri hit like asking for as sistance and getting advice. Blobbs "Bjones always nas an ax to grind." Slobbs "Well, that is better than turning the grindstone for someone else." Hoax "Wigwag actually thinks he is a i i.i T o "ri T hnrfll think that. He merely boasts that he has the handsomest mug in tne uarrer shop." REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR. From the New York Press. . If a girl has indigestion she thinks It's a sign of a great romance. There are those you like and those you don't speak to by marriage. It is better to be eorry that you didn't marry a girl than that you did. Nobody could have much fun if there weren't laws, rules and regulations against it. The easiest way to have a man get the best of you is to think you are smarter than he is. A woman couldn't really have a good time away on a visit unless she could worry about how the children are at home. KANSAS COMMENT ' WHERE IT COMES FROM. mar?JouruPart v'e refer the man. no matter what his religious profession, 'ves -hip -wife and home, who ;ff' his. obligations promptly, who is tolerant kindly and .temperate, to the JS ocTlte who raises his eyes devoutly and thanks God that he is not like ?wt r. men. Mack Cretcher. Brother "e'c5M seems to be getting more orthodox evelV dayT For instance, he got almost every word of the above out of the Bible. Listen: "Husbands iY.e vour wives." "If any man pro vide not for those of -his own house he j OTSe than an infidel." "The wick ed borrow and payethont again." "Owe no man anything save love." "Add tO your Irnnwlerttre tomna.nnnn "Condescend to men of low estate. Be , . j. WJse n your own conceits." "Be Kiiiaiy arrectioned one to another. oe. to you, hypocrites." "Be not as ine nypocrltes are." "Do not as the nypocrltes do." ; "Two men went up mm m. temple to Drav. The Phari see stood and prayed thus with him self: I thank thee I am not as other men are. The 'publican standing afar un, wwouid not lift up so much as his eyes untp heaven, but smote unon his breast saying. God be merciful" to me a sinner. I tell you this man went down to his house Justified rather than the other." Brother Cretcher's doctrine is sound and scriptural. He ought to teach It. not as one who thinks of himself as a trifle skeptical. but as one grounded In the faith. Any man wnose common everyday news paper editorials are the epitome of holy writ must have his system pretty lull or It: and when he tells his read ers he don't care what kind of religion tney have so they practice the kind he got out of the Bible, he is putting It at mem aoout right. Jewell Republican. SEE THE POINT? The other day a merchant happened to see a farmer receive a box from the depot and noticed that it came from a mail order house. He also noticed that the goods were right in his line, and the same he had carried for years. He immediately approached the farmer and said: "i could have sold you everv article you have there for less money than you paid ' the Chicago house and saved you the freight be sides." "Then why didn't you do so,' answered the farmer. "I have taken the local paper for a year and haven't seen a line about you selling these goods. This mail order house sent ad vertising matter to me asking for my trade and they got it. If you have any bargains why don't you have them put in the paper so we can see what they are?" WaKeeney World. GOING THE WHOLE LENGTH. Since Wichita concluded to be good it seems that her officers are deter mined to go the whole length in the way of reform. : They have not only passed a stringent prohibitory ordi nance but they are preparing to have a secret service officer whose principal business it will be to locate secret joints. .' NowTJUst " think of that in Wichita, where . for twenty years or more- -the town has been run wide open and the man who dared to insist that there ought to be some sort of semblance of compliance with the law was considered an enemy of the town. Mail and Breeze. DOING GOOD. ' The much Urbused mother-in-law sometimes does a lot of good. Down in Alabama a man came home drunk in the middle of the . night, routed out his wife and children and drove them, in their night clothes.i out into the street. -Then the mother-in-law grab bed a gun and filled him so full of buckshot that his body would. hardly hold together when- the coroner -tried to lift him up.-"-jeweii itepuDiican. FROM OTHER PENS GENERALLY GETS HIM. The sudden ending of the glorious war In Ohio is only what many cold-felooded observers all along expected. That For aker could stand before the country a& a serious presidential candidate was out of the question. . If his state was to have any favorite son at all, it must be Taft; while, if the opposition to the lat ter were made too bitter and persistent,, there was danger that Foraker might not be even favorite senator. New York Evening Post. o- EQUAL RIGHTS FOR ALL. The right of men to quit their jobs is, as clear as is the right of others to take the abandoned places. The obliga tion of society, of the forces of the law, to protect those who are willing to work against the violence of those who choose to abandon their jobs, as well as against the violence of those who sympathize with the strikers, is as imperative and as unquestionable as is the duty of so ciety to protect itself against thieves and put out fires. New York Sun. AT TWO CENTS A MILE. An electric train tested on the New York & New Haven road struck a rate of 100 miles an hour. That would call for $2 for an hour's ride, but an Insur ance ticket ought to be thrown in. St. Louis Globe-Democrat. BRIDES AND THE FUTURE. The usual output of spring brides will soon tempt the fates, and some rosebud mouths wid retain the proverb ial silver spoon, while others will shortly be holding clothespins between pearly teeth. Baltimore American. DANGERS OF NEW YORK. Love and whisky are the two great causes of suicide in New York, accord ing to the official reports. There are some mixtures a wayfaring man ought to have sense enough not to try. Louis ville Courier-Journal. WILL BEFRIEND HIM. The stray dog that licked the Roose velt bull pup would have a cinch on choice loin cuts six times a day by mak ing himself known to Mr. Harrlman. Houston Post. CAUSE OF TROUBLE. Misunderstandings and minding oth er people's business cause most of the trouble In this . world. Manchester Union. - o HAVE TO HUSTLE. Cheer up, Mr; President! Existing conditions absolutely protect most of us from "a life of effortless ease." Indian apolis News.: THEY STAND WASHING. Nevertheless, our alleged soap-plugged, shoddy-built battleship have been making some remarkably good heavy weather, long-distance seagoing records. Milwaukee Sentinel. IS IT A FAMILY TRAIT? The king of Siam, called "the brother of the moon," is to visit the United States soon. The king will visit us at the full of his brother. Minneapolis Journal..- . . - . HIS" PART. Vacation time is drawing near. In all the trolley cars we hear The fair sex telling where they'll go To Jersey coast or Maine, you know And speaking in a care-free way Of heavy bills they'll have to pay. While one who sits In silence there A bit of fringe is all his hair Decides to stay at home. Egad, There'll be no rest for poor old dad! Birmingham Age-Herald. THE EVENING STORY The Diplomacy of Ted. (By Izola Forrester.) "You see. I wouldn't mind it a bit if It were not for Uncle Halbert, but if I marry you and go to Denver, Bob, what would become of him? He hasn't a soul In the world but me, and he's forty- nine " "Forty-nine isn't old," interrupted Bob gloomily. "It isn't for most men. but it is for a man like : Uncle Halbert," Gwendolln answered seriously. "It isn't as though he had led an active business life. Bob. He has always been so exclusive: you know what I mean; he has lived by himself and for himself until mamma died and I came to live at the Maples. That is over fifteen years ago, and I know that if I were to marry you and leave him all alone here It would break his heart." "Let him' come with us," suggested Bob, walking up and down the strip of beach below the sand dune. where the figure in the blue cloak sat in solitary state, "it s a great climate out there. He'd like it all right as soon as he got accustomed to the change. Of course It might come hard to an old man like that " - "You Just said he wasn't old " "Well, he's too old to care one way or the other." "Bob Daulton, how can you talk so heartlessly?" Daulton stopped short In his walking and faced the figure in blue, his hands deep in his pockets, his young face set and resolute. "Just because I want you for my wife," he said, "and any obstacle that stands in my way after you yourself have said yes has simply got to be over come that's why. I like Mr. Ruther ford all right. He's a fine old fellow, but I don't see Just why we should blight our whole life's happiness in or der to Insure his not getting lonesome. And he won't be. He has lots of neigh bors " "He hates neighbors," interposed Gwendolin sadly, her chin on her palms, "He has quarreled with the Lawrences over the greenhouses they built, that spoil tne view rrom the arbor, and he doesn't like the new people at Grey stone a bit. He says they're too excita ble." "He did. did he?" laughed Bob. "Well, he must enjoy excitement a little him self. When I drove in to the post- office yesterday I saw him riding be side little Mrs. Alnslee in her red and black runabout. They were clipping along the post road to beat the band, and he didn't look worried a bit over any excitement' "He was not riding for pleasure," said Gwendolln coldly. "Mrs. Ainslee's little boy Teddy was bitten by a snapping turtle, and uncle simply went with her to the doctor's. Teddy was with them." "Well, he wasn't In evidence, and I didn.'t near ; any moans of pain. The old boy and -the widow -seemed to be enjoying themselves all right. Anyway, that kid ought to be suppressed. He put one of those snapping turtles in with my terriers last week and it didn't do a thing but nip Napoleon's ear and take a bite at Lady Gap s nose. "What were the terriers doing?" Gwendolin's blue eyes lighted with auick merriment. "Nothing except klyl-lng. xou can i take a grip on a turtle shell, and every time one would make a dash at the tur tle's head it would draw it in. And Teddy thought it was great fun." "So it was," approved the young wo man on the sand dune. "I didn't know Teddy had so much sense of humor. That must be why Uncle Hal likes him. Generally he doesn't care for children a bit. "Maybe Teddy would keep him from being lonesome then after we've gone to Denver." Bob waited an instant, then caught encouragement from the face above him, and took the sand dune at four steps. "Gwen, darling, quit teasing and behave. It isn't a joke. It's our life's happiness at stake just because this old fossil wants your comoany. What do we care even if he cut you off without a cent? I'll have enough for two. And I'm not afraid of him. I'll go to him after dinner to night and tell him the whole thing, and let him sizzle " "You can't tell him tonight, Mr. Daul ton," interrupted an interested, eager little voice from the other side of the dune. "He's coming over to our house for dinner. Why don't you tell him right now?" Bob withdrew him arm hurriedly from its resting place, and Gwen pinned up some stray tumbled locks with fingers that trembled even jrhile she laughed at the picture below them. Standing In the pool of water left by the tide in the rocks below was Teddy Alnslee. His short duck pants were rolled high about his bare tanned legs, and his face was Intensely serious, as he balanced a tin pall and a toy rake in his hands, and stared up at the two figures on the sand dune. "What are you doing, Ted?" asked Bob, impersonally. "Digging for "Nope. Crabs," returned Ted, laconi cally. "Got five. Two's most dead, though. Why don't yeu tell him right now? He's over there with mamma, over behind the clubhouse. They're sit ting on the rocks, talking about our coming to live in his house. Say, I'm going to have a room all to myself, he says, and a pony, and maybe a real boat. Aren't you glad I'm com ing to live with you, Gwen?" Gwendolin's. hand closed over the strong one that reached for It, with a warm, close grip. For a moment her eyes met Boh. ...swift,---questioning, amazed, laughing, all in ; one quick sweeping glance 1. of .. understanding. Bob started to. laugh alojjd, but she checked him, and bent toward the lit tle figure standing in the water be low. "Indeed,.! am glad, Teddle." she said very gently, very diplomatically, "but I didn't, know about It. When are you coming, dear?" , . Teddie's -gaze wandered musingly i over the stretch of shore to where the club house made a splash of green and white on the landscape. From where he stood he could see a white parasol, and down behind the chiffon ruffies on that parasol sat Mr. Rutherford and his mother. "Just as soon as he's my papa," he told the two above him calmly. "I like him real well. He asked me if he could have mamma, and I told him I didn't mind. He used to know mamma a long time ago, and he liked her then, but she liked me best. She don't any more, though. She likes him best, but I don't care. -I told him - maybe I'd marry you, Gwen." . "That was awfully sweet of you, Teddy, dear," began Gwendolin. "Just so you wouldn't be lonesome, you know," Ted ' assured her. "Be cause I s'pose maybe he used to like you best, too, and now he won't any more, 'cause he told mamma he liked her the bestest In the whole world. "- "God bless you, Teddikins," mur mured Bob, thankfully. "I'll buy you a bear for this, six feet tall." "When are you coming to live with us. Teddy?" asked Gwendolin, her voice a little unsteady, her face flush ed rosily. - The big hand was crushing her own so that it hurt. "Pretty soon," said Ted, encourag ingly. "That's why they made me come away now. They're talking it over. They're going to hurry up, and get married before you find it out, so it won't be a sudden shock. That's what Mr. Rutherford said. I heard him tell mamma that they must avoid any sudden shock to Gwen's nerves. So they're going to run away, and get married, and then he's going to break it to you." Bob gave an explosive peal of Joy, and rolled over on the sand at Gwendolin's feet. But Gwendolin sat still, her eyes bright with happiness, and hope ahead, her chin resting on one palm, and her eyes filled with sud den tears. , "Don't you cry, Gwen," called up Teddie, courageously. "I'll love you, and keep you from being lonesome." Gwendolin laughed, a quick, break ing laugh of tears and happiness com bined, and held out both hands to Bob. "Thanks, Teddy, dear, so much, but I don't think I'll be very lonesome. After after poor Uncle Hal has broken the news to me, I think I shall go to Denver." (Copyrighted, 1907, by C. H. Sutcllffe.) New York's Extravagant Tax. It costs New Yorkers $31 a head to be governed. In Philadelphia and In Chicago it costs only $13 a head, and citizens are provided with police, fire, sanitary and other protection common to large cities. In Buffalo the figure is $12; in Washington. BrldareDort. Schenectady, and cities of that sort, $11 per capita pays the tax; In Houston, Tex., the charge is under $10; in lively Los Angeles, $7.50; Scranton and Seattle each collect $6.50, and Nash ville, Tenn., Is at the bottom of the list of progressive cities with a taxa tion of about $6 per caDita. less than one-fifth of New York's rate. The average city tax throughout the country is probably between $10 and $11 per capita, or almost exactly the amount by which New York has raised its per capita figure in onlv nine Broadway Magazine. In the East Side Kindergarten. Little Solly (his brow puckered by intellectual strain as he scans on the blackboard a sketch nf a. mlllrmaM and cattle). "One two three three cows! Teacher. "Yes, and what else?" Little Solly (in triumphant haste) "And one lady!" Teacher. "How many all together?' T.irtln Knllt.- "nno tw (StODS and drawn Vila rlcit fent i, rv ortA down his left leg.) "One two th- tn-three . (Pauses In a desnerata effort to count a little further, then gasps; uo-oo-ooon, teacher, I don't know hOW to add nn rows and lariioe? Harper's Weekly. Skeleton for Hat Rack. A New York physician has the most grewsome piece of furniture in the United States. - It is the skeleton of a large man standing erect, with the ngnt hand grasping a long spear. This weapon is of oak. with several projections, and is used as a hatrack In the center of the skull is set a clock, and the ribs form a cage in which the physician keeps his pet cockatoo, ine bird has been taught to say, "We're only mortal." New York Press. GLOBE SIGHTS. From the Atchison Globe. What is home without home cook ing? Drifting is the motive power of loaf ers. . About all some men are good for Is to wear a campaign button. Nearly every man complains of be ing greatly annoyed by fools. If you don't look carefully after your own affairs, who do you Imagine will? A- woman doesn't think a man cares for children if he refuses to let them Impose on him. When we're dead, we 'won't care how many ball games are played on Decoration Day. There are lots of happy people, but they are unnoticed In the noise the wretched make. If a woman Is a real beauty she never gets much of a chance at that socalled beauty sleep. The "well enough" that some people are willing to leave alone doesn't have to be very good. You often hear of a gambler winning large sums, but you never hear of him saying anything. You think chicken fighting is a bru tal, blood-thirsty pastime, but did you ever see a live bird shoot? If the salary is large enough, there Is no position so difficult that the av erage man isn't sure he can fill it. There are many Indications of brave ry, but carrying a pistol In a peaceful community isn't one of them. What has become of the old-fash ioned woman who said her neighbor was "penny wise and pound foolish?" The crazy man In the asylum is hold ing about the only easy Job that no one will try to take away from him. Those who come to sympathize ask lots of questions that would be im pudent were it not for the tears in their eyes. When people long for "a congenial soul," they mean some one who gives them the 'impression that they are pretty smart. Some time ago a woman, well known in Atchison, waa caught stealing at one of the dry goods stores. For awhile the secret was carefully guard ed, but at last it came out, and every one in town knows it. Every stranger that comes to town is told the story. The woman stole an article worth not to exceed $1.50, yet she has been pun ished terribly. That's the way It goes with bad conduct of every kind: pun ishment is always sure, and it Is al ways worse than the offense merits. The-wonder is that people who know how certain punishment is, will run the risk of bad conduct. A man who is impolite, or rough, is punished more than he deserves: so is a man wno is slow pay, or Intemperate, or idle. And it is equally true that good conduct is rewarded and exaggerated. Let a man give $10 to charity, and people will quote the amount as $50. 'Let a man be a particularly good husband and father, a particularly good citizen, a particularly good workman, and peo ple will not fall to remark his good qualities, and exaggerate them. Why, some men make a failure of life be cause of idleness, intemperance, un fairness and trickery, whereas they might easier achieve success by means of Industry and good conduct, is one of the mysteries. Thousands of men refuse to know this great truth, al though it is thrust under their noses every day. It is the greatest truth in the world. i Der mosd stardtUnk noos uf der pest veelt iss dere iss yedt stiU a hondrdt seloones in Lefenvort. Coundt Okuma, uf Chapan. iss sdill demanding a apopologism. In der meantime, von might gadder dot vot der Chaps In Frlsclsco really vandt vorser en a apologlsm iss seferal skvare foots uv new cuticle to replace dot vich vas remoofed py der Friscisco rough-necks, allretty. Here iss to bedt dot Fishing vill be a popularlous spordt dis summer mit der younk ladiess uf Salina. Der anser to dis vill be furnished, securely sealed, ubon apllcatloning. Der Chinks vich drofa nails In a mis sionary may haf gaddered some uf der fine points uf der game from der siviges uf der coonible islandts, but dey ofer looked von impordtandt feature uf der game. Der coonibals alvays closed der flledt spordts uf a grand missionary hundt mit a larche benquedt. Misder J. W. Robison recently gafe oudt a Interfiew in vich he said he haf lunched ouf uf ail kindss uf Kansas varmints. In der same Interfiew he said he could nod svaller Misder Stubbs. Ve may gadder dot he did nod Include Misder Stubbs in cer warmint class, pe caus he made no egseptions in his ob ening etatemendt, he said "all." Der chudges uf der Yale beauty con tesd displayed more untelligence den der aferache beauty inspectorss. Der Topeka boy vich dey chose Iss not a delikit "pretty boy," but a real life man. Dot scheme to blay Tommickneal againsd a cally-ope cn dot Kansas Chamestown atfertlsing train, iss a in chustice to Kernel Tom. Vy, some uf dem cally-opes can outtoot him swet to ein. Id iss a crime to make him buck anyting vorser. den a pie-annah. Such headlines as "Strike Ofcr Steak," "Lamb Chops Scarce," "Meat Out of Reach," et cetery, vich haf apearanced In der bapers, Ips notft such a hof-airy-nese es von might suspicion. Ralsuli, der noted bendlt, Iss tlnking some uf going indo voddyvilly. Vich Iss der mistake uf hiss life. He should go Into United States upllyticks, vich Is more in hiss line. Der "survival uf der fattest," Iss a stolen egspesslon, but id seems to fit der Chink femmin conditionss egzact li'. Der citizen vich took palnss to pro fide a noder chob fer der wlctlm pefore suggesting dot a boliceman be canned fer incompetence, Irrelevance und lm-material-ness, meandt veil, but hiss ef forts vas misdirectioned. Der "wictim" in dis case iss a relatlf uf der chef uf bolis. und coudndt be pried loos mit a stick uf dinnyraite. "Vff M aawa i rnhtilAStofntiniiffer "In dot dog canning uffair, dltndt dey in- 4.AA- Aa-r Hftir? Vf c ipnmM to he der only vltness vich vas oferiooked." Tr via nlrit t fm pru vlcH vaa nltiWpl Befen times each day ad school, und den vipped goot und proper ven ve got home, es a kind uf chaser, so to ge epeak, dis arrefdt uf a laty school teacher fer spinklng a kid mit a board looks like der atfance guard uf der milleneum. HVM0R OF THE DAY onrL.I V,. - (V. nrnhnnr "la H lint . . ' v 1 ' . -... .j " . v - , ' ' the exact difference between logic and sophistry? . ... "Well," replied the nrlght student, -ir you're engaged In a controversy it's Just . l. .ii..r.'..., tuiwMn vinr Una fif ar gument and the other fellow's." Phila delphia f ress. 'So they were divorced and lived hap pily ever after, eh?" "Naw. The idiots went and married again." Cleveland Leader. t-xr . T atlf.1, n tyia vf om " "After you win a certain amount each day. you quit?" "Aftah I lose a certain amount, de&h boy." Washington Herald. --jtJa.VS JUU rjr-ii niv "tn i f j v waci. Mr. Gottalot - broufrht home, from a- "No," replied her hostess.' "I thought ne was goin iu ii Atnrnvttii-uuiu machine this year." Chicago Record- neraia. nuhter But he Is so full of absirrd ideals. Mother Never mind that. dear. Your father was just the same before I mar ried him. Town and Country. Tat feller 'Rastus Bklnnah. don bin talkin' a powahful bout he's a-raisin chickens." "Bho! he doan mean ''raisin. he means 'UftlnV "Philadelphia Press. POINTED PARAGRAPHS. From the Chicago News. Happiness is often nothing but con ceit. A lawsuit is the thief of time and money. And it Is better to be a has-been than a never-was. It takes a mighty good Christian to pray for the Ice man. Admiration is a woman's nrsi love ana devotion is her last. One can't always Judge a woman's truthfulness by what she say. Many a man's empty pockets are due to his wife's fondness for change. When a man starts to blow In his money his friends like to get wind of It. The more good qualities a man pos sesses the less he has to say about them. A woman's idea of economy is to have her husband waste $3 worth of time) putting np s 10-cent kitchen shelf, . .,