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THE TOPEKA DAILY STATE J OURNAIi S ATTJBD AY 'EVENING, '- JUNE 22, 1907.
I-.,-, llll -. TOPEKA STATE J0UR51L By FRANK P. MAO LEX'AN. 'Entered July 1. 1S75, as second-class natter ax the poatofflce at Topeka. Kan, jr.der the act of congress. jCVOLUMH XXXIV. .No. 151 1 Official Paper City of Topeka.' i TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Daily edition, delivered bTleJ i2 feenta a week to any part of Topeka, or suburbs, or at the same price In Bf1!?"' 'as town when the paper baa carrier .' system. . iTtY fnnfT. rm war ........... W mail, three months (Saturday edition of daily, one year SO ion Business office !2 Business office J?"?; 57? (Reporters' Room ?eil (Import era' Room Jn5' I Frank P. MacTnnn Ind' ,w Tor State Journal butldlnsr. na f"? Kanrai avenue, corner of Eluntn. New Tork office: Flatlron buHdhi. " 0 wenfv-thlrd street, corner Fifth avenue M Broadway. Paul Block. ,"?f"aK'SUn, ChTena-o office: Hartford building. Fan' - BJock. mnna.srer. ' KULL T FACFD VIKF nKPOJVT OK THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. The State Journal Is a member vf the Associated Press and receives the run jr telegraph reoort of that great "ws orT pranisatlon for the exclusive aftern-on rihltcatlon In Tooeka. Th news Is received n Th State Jour nal bunding; over wires for this sole Pur pose. HOME XEWS YYHILE AWAY. Subscribers of the State .Journal way dnrinc the summrr may hare inrlv each day t any address at the rate or ten cents a week or thirty cents : month hy malt onlj). Address changed as often ns desired. While out of town , the State Journal will be to you like, n dally letter from nnrac. Advance payment Is requested on these short time subscription, to nave bookkeeping exponse- Let's see: Is there such a place as ' Oyster Bay on the map? The -weather bureau in Russia ought to be able to see another storm approaching. Speaking of the power of gravitation, a. man of Taft's avoirdupois naturally drew great crowds to Ottawa. The dissolution of the duma may also lead to the dissolution of the czar's power. There is no telling. Since Croker took the Britishers' derby away from them, a good many New Yorkers will be inclined to for give and forgot. Would you want to employ as a physician and entrust your life to a man who would cheat in an examina tion to cover up his Ignorance? "Laugh and the world laughs with you," is -an old, adage, but sometimes the world laughs at you if you happen to be laughing at your own Jokes. -. Over In Jefferson county. Valley Falls and Oskaloosa . are practicing for a county seat fight, just as a reminder of the good old day3 of forty years ago. A hundred people were injured In cel ebrating Bunker Hill Dcy at Boston Monday. They must have been fighting the original battle over again. A railroad clerk has been arrested for selling J36.000 worth of fictitious railroad ties to E. H. Harrlman. Perhaps the clerk thought he was dealing In watered stock. Only one out of 55 embryo lawyers who took the state legal examination failed to pass, and there is no suspicion that they bought the questions in ad vance, either. Further evidence that those Ohio bugs were not Kansas1 green bugs, as charged, is found In the fact that the lady bugs didn't let any green bugs es cape from Kansas. The contest between the wild and woolly brand of Fourth and the safe and sane variety has not yet developed to any great degree, but it will doubtless become heated In time. If the farmers trust should ever be arrested for putting up the price of wheat, it can prove an alibi. Every body knows that G. Bug and Jack Frost are the guilty parties. That English earl whom Chicago ha3 decided to marry Mrs. Potter Palmer to, says he never heard of the matter. Is it possible that Chicago failed to consult him about it first? Some corporation magnates con tinue to disapprove the president,-in spite of his Indianapolis speech, which they had foretold would be a rebuke to the corporation baiters. Walter Wellman's attempt to fly to the North Pole In an airship is now regarded as a jrreat undertaking. In a few years rich men may be making the trip simply as a little summer vacation. Three hundred years from now we hall all be crazy," is a freak declara tion by Dr. J. N. Kellogg of Michigan. "Three- hundred years from now," corrects the Leavenworth Times, "we will not be crazy. We will be dead." Thomas A. Edison says we know only about one-seven billionth of what is to be learned. That, however, was before this year's graduates had told us what they knew In their commencement ora tions. Mr. Edison will have to Increase his figures now. A few weeks ago reference was made In these columns to the quality of stock Kansas puts Into Its best product. Its crop of. boys and girls. Here Is another case In point: Wen dell Roop, son of C. Y. Roop, former ly a well-known Kansas educator, waa born In Holton In 1887, lived there two jrears, and then ' spent several years at Sallna. He has just grad uated from Leland Stanford Univer sity. For two years he has been an assistant instructor in chemistry In that institution and now, at the age of twenty, he has been appointed to a similar position in the University of California. That's the kind of boys Kansas breeds. A SATURDAY SERMON, THE MILLENNIUM. Thy kingdom come. Matthew 6:10. Nearly all civilized people look for ward to a time" w hen peace and right eousness shall reign throughout the earth. A few pessimists reject this be lief and declare that the world is grow ing worse instead of better, but the great majority accept the Idea com monly known as the millennium the era of a thousand years when the power of the Evil One over man shall be bro ken and there shall be no more wick edness la the earth. The problem of the progress and destiny of the human race Is so vast that it can be contemplated only in connection with Infinity itself. And j et the era in which the race may live on this earth may be only as one brief summer that - an Insect exists in a cycle of centuries. Astronomers tell us that our solar system is traveling through space at the rate of five million miles a year. The route taken is an elipse which it will take the solar system 150,000 years to complete. We are now about mid way of one side of this ellipse, travel ing toward the end where our solar system will round the great sun, Arc- turus, and then start back on a Jour ney of 75,000 years to the other end of the ellipse, toward the Star Polaris. At the Arcturus end of this ellipse is the summer season of intense heat, where the elements will melt with fer vent heat; at the other end is the win ter season of intense frigidity. We are now in the springtime of this vast Cycle of ' time and life of all kinds is flourishing on the earth, but as our plan ets approach Arcturus in the course of 25,000 or 30,000 years, the heat so the astronomers tell us will become so in tense as to destroy all life. If the astronomers are correct, this explains why the Far North shows evi dences that it was once a torrid region and why vast glaciers once spread over these temperate plains of ours. Sci ence also corroborates the belief that the world and its contents will some time perish with fire. To grasp these ideas one approaches a faint conception of time and eternity and space which are Infinite; yet infini ty itself the human mind cannot com prehend. Consider then the biief season that it is given to the huma,n race to exist in this vast cycle of time. Man's pro portion to the universe is no greater than is that of the minute microbe to the great earth.; Yet we are assured that even a sparrow cannot fall "to the ground without the notice of the great Creator of us all. Here again is in finity manifest and we cannot com prehend it. But man was created on this little earth, which is only a speck in the wide universe, and through the Influ ence of evil he became terribly wick ed. So many questions arise "Tn .con sidering these mighty matters ques tions that only infinity can answer that man can only accept the voice of faith in his own soul or leave them unanswered. But of the fact of his ex istence, and of his depravity and ignor ance, there is no question. , And now he is toiling up 'the heights to where he may once more' look out over the plains of infinity and under stand. In his wickedness and depravi ty, knowledge was taken from him; for had he known all the secrets and laws of nature he would have used them to conquer his fellows. So little by little his character is Improving, and in a corresponding degree he is un locking the stores of knowledge. It was undoubtedly a beneficent idea of Providence to deprive man of know ledge in the days of . his wickedness. Suppose in the old feudal days when might made right, men had possessed the knowledge of electricity and steam that they do now the powerful would have used it to oppress the weak even more than they were . oppressed. But these secrets were kept from men until principles of right and justice had so far prevailed as to warrant that jus tice would rule in the main, and then Providence unlocked one by one the secrets of nature. Yet the unlocking process has little more than begun, although it Is now going forward much more rapidly than ever before. The power of steam, and some of the uses of electricity have been discovered and are now used for the advancement of the race. A thou sand years ago they might have been used for Its destruction. .We are just beginning to learn of electricity. The kingdom of the air will shortly be con quered by the airship. In mental sci ence "and In metaphysics, students are Just Inserting the keys in the ' locks that seal their secrets. Scientists are Just beginning to learn how to prolong human life. Thomas A. Edison estimates that we know but a minute fragment of the knowledge that is to be gained. This 13 undoubtedly true. But as the world grows better; as men understand better how to use their knowledge for the good of their fellows and the glory of their Creator; as humanity rises to a higher plane where such knowledge will be a blessing Instead of a curse, a wise Providence will doubtless con tinue to open the storehouses of know ledge to man. Many of these things still approach the infinite to such an extent that our finite minds cannot grasp them. Yet who can doubt that sometime, as the centuries roll by, man will learn all the laws of nature and how to control them for his own use; that when he deserves It he will, guided by his Cre ator, conquor death itself and live a thousand years. If so, then will come the millennium. It is not yet given to faulty man to comprehend, let alone know, the se crets of the universe, but he can read the signs of the times as the centuries glide by; : He can discern-iew"the race is mounting ' upward. Little by little man Is climbing from savagery back to the estate from whence he fell up through the age of physical . force to that of the intellect and the soul. We have reached the commercial age and are about to pass from the rule of the dollar to that of character.. That Is at the bottom of this .."square deal" doc trine, advocated by President Roose velt. Eventually the world will reach the time prayed for by every devout Christian when he utters the prayer taught by the Savior of men: "Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done in earth as it Is in heaven." . A CRITICISM. The. decision of Judge McPherson, that the railroads of Missouri ought to find out whether a two-cent passenger rate is remunerative before proving in court that.lt isn't, is calling for numerous comments over the country. It is a notable fact, it is pointed out, that the federal courts did not imme diately declare the Missouri law un constitutional as soon as the railroads called their attention to it. The New York World makes this further criti cism: "Smith McPherson has been on the bench of the United .States district court in an Iowa district for seven years. He may be a good enough Judge for a prairie country, but he does not measure up to the standards of an enlightened east. "It was to Judge McPherson's court that the conflict of authority between the state and federal Judiciary over the Missouri maximum freight and two-cent passenger laws was taken. The case was plain and the . court's duty was equally plain. The Missouri legislature had passed laws to w-hich public . sarvice corporations were op posed. As everybody here In New York knows, this was prima facie evi dence that the acts of the legislature were unconstitutional and the burden of proof was on the state of Missouri. "But instead of granting an injunc tion restraining the enforcement of the law, appointing a referee to take testimony and exhibiting a proper solicitude for the capitalized ralue of the franchises involved. Judge Mc Pherson said that in his present view 'the two-cent law should be put in force until it can be ascertained by actual experience whether two cents will be remunerative.' What a bizarre notion! "What shall be said of a United States. Judge who insists that an act of a state legislature ought to stand until tho affected corporations demon strate by experience that its enforce ment takes property without due pro cess of law? We order those things better in New York." JOURNAL ENTRIES The politician has a hard job pick ing out the- right' road to the pie counter. '' i . - - - This department proposes to doubt the story that Roosevelt carries a gun. even if It's true. '-We can not do much for the gun-toter who carries a six shooter around in daylight in a civil ized community, where there is no danger., and we do not propose to have our faith in the president disturb ed by such a story , as that, true or false. . A lot of people are " just waiting around for the vacation to get. ripe. It makes no difference If Algernon Fitzclarence. or whatever his name is the English earl Mrs. Potter Palmer is to marry does deny it. The bride groom really knows very little about his own wedding. w Query: What relation is the Square Deal Club to the Big Stick? I JAYHAWKER JOTS The Ottawa Herald calls attention to the fact that Prof. Slopansky is a member of the Republic county nor mal, not of the douma The Green Bugs and the Chinch Bugs are two opposing baseball teams up in Republic county, at Cuba and Wayne. Belleville or Scandia ought to organize the Lady Bugs. All the Italians in Crawford county do not work in the mines, or on the section, or run Joints. One of them has just started a hat factory at Pittsburg, and it employs about 40 people. The bachelor editor of the Clay Cen ter Times says a man's idea of a wom an's reason for cleaning house is to give her an excuse to move, the furni ture around to make things as unhap py for him as possible. A Nemaha county cow recently gave birth to a calf that weighed only fif teen pounds and was but little over a foot high. The calf is a thoroughbred and seems perfectly formed and healthy. It is being raised by the bot tle method. Mistaken Idea corrected by the Sa llna Union: ' No son, it wasn't the Ananias club that was used by Orchard to swat his victims. The Ananias club was used by the senate lodge in the late legislature to club the everlasting notion out of the square dealers that they ought to pass a primary law. All members of the Daughters of the Revolution as well as those haughty millions who are claiming that their ancestors came over In the Mayflower, had better seek their holes. "Sabetha," says the Herald, "had a guest last week who could trace her ancestry directly back to Abraham on one side and Melchizadek on the other." Sabetha Herald: What kind of a lead pencil do you use? Ten to one. If you look at your favorite (and everyone has a favorite) it will be an Eberhard Faber. The Faber pencils are acknowledged the best the wide world over, and usually cost a bit more than any other kind. Well, you may take a more personal interest in your lead pencil if you know that Mrs. Eberhard Faber Is a Kansas girl. She was formerly Miss Roberta Heim, call ed Babe until her wedding day. She was born in Atchison and when a young lady she removed to New York city, where she conducted a manicur ing establishment. Eberhard Faber, the father of the famous pencil, fre quently visted the shop to get his hands prettied up. Miss Heim did the Job so effectively that he laid his hand, also his heart and pencil fortune, at her feet. She accepted it all with alacrity. , K MIS AS COMMENT A HATir rr-v irrrT"rT v Missouri's T'A i 1 rnQ 1 rata ntiAstin SO far as t. 1. .1 wata - .... cerned has been settled the only way it could be settled, in reason, by giv ing the two-cent rate a fair trial. In getting this agreement through, At torney General Had ley has won an other life-sized victory, which will be quite as pleasing to his Kansas friends as it can be to himself. The trial of the two-cent rafe Is all that could ever be accomplished, since the railroads could evade it at any time under a formal annKpsHnn nf tho 1 -.i ... i action in court, by showing 'that it was lITirrrnTiniit-Ttii-n T,o ...... I L 1 . . . Alio UCI.1DIUII reached by agreement In Kansas City jcsicruay amounts, tnererore, to the acceptance of-' the law by the rail roads, after Mr. Hadley had squarely met a determined attempt to evade o THE TRAIL OF THE STANDARD. In Ohio the Standard Oil Pn. re ceived another dent in its hide, the circuit court-holding that the Standard must pipe oil offered by independent companies, and at fair rates. In Tex as penalties .of over one million six hundred thousand dollars have been assessed against the Standard, under one of Its multitude of names, for vio latlon of state laws. In spite of these oostacies, tne standard grinds ahead. aoing tne usual amount or ouslness. Paola Republican. - o A NEW "JOKE." Bellingham, Wash., has developed a new type of ."village cutup." His idea of a joke was to steal a train, run it at full speed up the track a mile or two and then run It back at like speed, nearly causing a wreck. The slow witted police of the town were unable to see the humor in the thin1 and locked the young man up. Hutch lnson News. ' " , NO FAIR. ' " ' As another evidence of its superior ity as a health resort Wichita can point to the fact that there were but 5,833 sales of liquor for medicinal pur poses there last month, while In To peka there .. were 21,323. Hutchinson News. FROM OTHER PENS TO END THE CAR SHORTAGE. Shippers throughout the country will rejoice to learn that the railroad companies have decided to join forces with them in devising plans to remedy existing car shortage evils. The Ameri can Railway, association, which has just closed its spring session in Chi cago, has adopted a plan which will be worked cut -and put In force in September, and is expected to remove one or the greatest sources of com plaints from shippers. It was decided by the association to increase its fees for the use of cars by other roads. The Pennsylvania company, for instance, reported that SO, 300 of Its cars were out on the rails of other lines, which instead of returning them, were using them m their -local business. As the earning capacity, of a . freight 'car - is figured at; about , J 10- a day and the penalty for failure to promptly return it to its owner Is ijut 25 cents a day, railroads with '& car shortage readily pay the penalty and keep the cars of other companies in their service - In definitely. TJe Railway -association has decided to increase the delay pen alty from 9 cents to $5 a day, and the managers' ae- confident that this will procure prompt return of cars sent with -freight to destinations on other roads. . , i In return for this efforts on their part the railroads will ask the ship pers. to make concessions which will lessen the evil 1 of using the cars for warehouses at small stations instead of keeping them employed in the busi ness of transportation. An effort will be made to so increase demurrage rates that shippers will find it more profitable to unload cars speedily when consigned to them. The Inter state Commerce commission has as sured the railway managers that any movement "to stop the using of cars as warehouses and limit their use to purely railroad purposes will have our hearty cooperation." Results of recent investigations show that the cause of car congestion is due as much to a lack of cars. Responsibility for this condition is not one-sided, but is ap parently divided between the railroads and the shippers. The action of the railway managers in taking decisive steps looking to the remedy of their share of the car shortage evil will doubtless be warmly approved by the shipper and should be met in a spirit of co-operation for the purpose of ending an abuse which has wrought much damage to the shipping and transportation interests of the country. Omaha Bee. A RADICAL PRESIDENT. SURE. Now this is something that fore casts how the people of. the . United States will act in the next election for president. They are not going to have Mr. Roosevelt for a candidate, because he is not going to run. But if they do not get from the Republican party someone who inspires in them a like faith that the war is to be hotly waged by Its national leader they will go to Bryan or Hearst, or any other radical whom the Democrats may nominate: and the Democrats will most certainly put a radical, and an extreme one, in the field. Just as sure as the sun Is to set tonight the next president of the United States will be no less a radical than Theodore Roosevelt. There is no way in which the corporations can es cape that result, for, though they should be able to nominate, only the voters can elect. New York Press. . NATURE STUDY. Moving pictures are to be 'used for scientific demonstration as well as for amusement. Photography has al ready been of ffreat value in the study of anatomy, and it is now proposed to produce movin pictures of surgical operations, so that students may ac quire the technique without verbal de scription. Such representations might be of service in refreshing the mem ory, but some patients would not care to submit to an operation which had been rehearsed by means of a kine matograph. Mr.-Charles Urban sug gests that this method might be em ployed with advantage In the study of living wild animals. We should then be able to. settle all these vexed yet momentous questions about caribou, wolves and grizzlies, to say nothing of the woodcock treating its own broken leg secundum artem. New York Evening Post. THE PRESIDENT'S FUTURE. It seems to be conceded that Theo dore Roosevelt will not be the candi date, but will content himself with be ing the convention. Louisville Courier-Journal. PRINCE" 'tiF THEM ALL. The man who says that W. J. Bryan Is not running for office certainly Is the prince of nature fakers. Indianapolis Sun. ' . .- - 1 ART AND ADVERTISING. I watched an artist man at work .. Depicting cans of beans and pork. "How can you give Your art to such a task?" asked I. And straightway he did make reply: : "I gotta live." That is the way with men who carve. Or write or caint. We cannot starve! Your stove or sieve " We'll help -you on the market put. We may not love the labor, but We gotta live. , Louisville Courier-Journal. THE EVENING STORY Akin to Love. , (By Louise Merrifleld.) The door of room 14, primary de partment, opened very slowly, very contritely, and a small, anxious, freck led face peeked in. Miss Orvis turned from the blackboard at a. smothered giggle from the children and saw the freckled face. "Come in. Hardy," the curving line of her pretty, sympathetic mouth straightened with sudden determina tion. It was the fourth time that week that Hardy Andrews had come In .late, and even the children were beginning to look -upon it as a joke. Discipline must be enforced, even when the de linquent is only seven and a half. Miss Orvis left the blackboard with "I see a bird " half finished, and stepped forward to meet Hardy. He was smiling comfortably, in his half shy, half roguish way, and flirt ing openly with Marguerite Maguire In the front seat. "Hardy, you are late again." "Yessum," said Hardy happily. "It's the fourth time this week, Hardy. Have you any excuse?" "No'm." Hardy rubbed one shoe over the toe of the other, and tried to jam his . stockinet cap Into his side trousers pocket. "Why-didn't your mother write one for you?" It was so still in the large, sunny schoolroom you could hear the clock tick high up on the wall, and the buz zing of the flies over near the open window where the rows of geraniums stood, but slowly the color mounted in Hardy's little thin, freckled face, and after a minute, he looked up at Miss Orvis, his big blue eyes filled with a half apologetic bewilderment. "I never had any mother." The silence was worse than ever. Miss Orvis caught her breath and looked at the children to see what horrible effect the announcement had made on them, but they were only , interested and joyous over the diversion. Hardy caught the look and hastened to cover his mistake. - i "But I got a father, Miss Orvis, all right. I'm Reddy Lane's kid, and Reddy's a watchman over on the bridge at night, and he don't get home till most 10 o'clock in the morning, and that's why I'm late, 'cause I Uko to have breakfast with him." Miss Orvis hesitated, but the blue eyes pleaded well their cause, and she smiled as she laid one hand on "Reddy Lane's" kid's head. But somehow all the morning she caught herself musing on the child who had no mother. It was a tragedy, of course, some stormy, tear-swept page of life from the great city's un derworld, and only this bit of wreck age left to tell the story. Tears welled to her own lashes once or twice as she watched. Hardy's small, eager face, so trusting and foolishly happy, when .he had nothing in.. the whole world t6 be happy for except the mere fact that he was alive. 1 As the, lines were forming at -noon she touched Hardy on- the shoulder and told him to wait a minute at her desk, and the little fellow obeyed, watching the rest of the boys proudly from his post on teacher's chair. And when all waa still in the great build ing Miss Orvis came back and took him on her lap. "Your papa's a watchman, you say, dear, over on the bridge?" she began. Dut .tiaray interposed hastily "Oh, no, not my father that's Reddy. I never had any father. I'm a foundling kid, Reddy says, and his mother rented me, and then she died and Reddy adopted me his own self, so now I'm his kid." "Oh, I see." Miss Orvis leaned back in her chair and gazed at the cheerful little face. "And you and Raddy live on Cherry street?" "Yessum. We got a room with the Battersons, a whole room of our own, just for Reddy and me. And the Bat tersons - have only got one room left for their own selves, and there's six of 'em." "You don't say "so." Miss Orvil caught the lonesome little figure close in her arms, "Is ris Reddy good, to you ?" "You bet he is," came the smothered gasp from her shoulder. , "He never hits me. and he takes me out on the big bridge with him nights and lets me see the lights on the river, and the boats. and the trains, and everything. He's fine to me. When I said you scolded me 'cause I was late, he said it was a ehame." There wes a sudden noise at the door behind him, a queer hasty noise, half a cough, half a choked explosion of laughter, and Miss Orvis stood up quickly. "Hullo, Red. This Is teacher." It was the only introduction they ever had, those two, and neither ever for got the moment. Flushing to the curls of her soft dark hair, Pauline Orvis saw before her Reddy Lane, of Cherry 1 ill. He w as tall, and broad shoulder ed, this watchman on the big bridge, blue eyed, with keen, unswerving gaze, strong Jawed with a mouth close lipped and short fair hsir that curled crisply back from his young, resolute face. In his navy blue sweater he looked like a college boy, but the hands that held his cap were the hands of the toiler. T Just run around after the kid there." he explained, lowering his voice as if he were In a sactuary. "He's always home as soon as the rest, and I'm worried when he don't show up. Thty don't leave enough of a little chap like that to shovel up after a street car fender rolls him under, and I get- fussy when he den't hrstle in. I didn't know vou'd kept him. What's the row?" "Why, nothing: nothing at all." Miss Orvis said hurriedly. Just why she should be excited or confused over a caller from Cherry street she could not have told herself, but the steady, anxi ous, admiring gaze of Reddy's blue eyes was disturbing her customary tranquility and dignity. "I was only having a quiet little chat with Hardy. I wondered why he was late o of ten." "It's my fault," protested Reddy has tily. "You see, ma'am, I'm up all night on the bridge, and I don't get 1-ome till about 9, and the kid here likes to eat With-me. The Battersons never give him anything, and it s up to me to see that he gets his feed. And I don't want him to go to school hung ry." "No, indeed," said Miss Orvis. em phatically. Then she hesitated. Hardy had rambled over to the colored charts and was busy. - She lowered her voice as she asked, "Hasn't he any one at all I mean any one of his own peo ple?" "No, ma'am, Reddy answered earn estly. "My mother got him out of the foundlings, when be was about two months old. They lets the kids out up there, you know, two-fifty a week, and the old lady thinks maybe it would be company for her with me away nights. His father took a tumble off a ferry boat, and Just as she was leaving Hardy up at tne foundlings' his mother flopped all to once and died too. So I took him when my mother died last winter, and the two of us has bachelors' hall over on Cherry street." : "It was very kind of you," Miss Orvis xriea to say more, but the words wouia not come. It was all so brief, so sim ple, and awful, this little tragedy of the very poor man.- "I haven't been sorry I did it. There's always enough for him, and I'd like to give him a chance. He's thoroughbred, all right." "Perhaps I can help," too," said Miss Orvis, hesitatingly, half shyly. "I'd like to ever 30 much." Reddy's clear, anxious eyes looked at her longingly. In her trim, girlish way, with the glamour of another world about her, a world apart from the "bridge" and Cherry street, she seemed to typify all he wanted his little thoroughbred to attain. "I could take him with me over to the settlement," she went on, "any evening, or afternoon, perhaps," with a swift up lift of her long lashes at him; "perhaps you might like it, too, Mr. Lane?" Like it? Reddy walked on tiptoe all the way downstairs, his eyes still full of a wonder like those of a dream-haunted child, and Hardy had to dodge the trol leys himself at the Bowery crossing. The next night as Pauline Orvis went up the steps of the Endeavor settlement, she found the two already there, wait ing patiently. And as she laid her hand in the warm, strong grip of Reddy Lane, she felt as though fate had laid a trap for love, with sympathy as a enare. And after that night a queer thing hap pened to the teacher in room 14. Every morning as she stood at the head of the stairs with the two lines of small boys passing her, all at once the color would rise in her cheeks as Hardy drew near. For not a single morning passed that he did not bear a love offering of fresh violets-.- He confided to her the very first morning where they came from. "Red eets them from an old man on the bridge every morning fresh. He says they look like you." One night toward the end of June they stood out on the stone balcony of the Settlement house, looking down on the crowds passing below along the highway of pushcarts.' Miss Orvis was pleading the cause of Hardy. "Let me take him with me for the sum mer," she begged. "It has done him so much good, being with me " "Some one else, too," murmured Reddy but she went on. "I am going to the mountains, and- he would be so much company for me. Be sides, It will give you time m study, if, that is. if " she hesitated and bent far ther away from him over the broad, low parapet, "if you really intend talking the civil engineering course " "You know what I intend doing." he in terrupted. "You know lust as well as I do what you've done for the little chap and me. Of course ne can go witn you. I suppose I may run up now and then nst to eft how he's frettinf? on." "Oh. of course." Her voice was low and without invitation. "Anil If I nass. and tret the Harrison appointment this fall, why, it's you that's to ruame. , . "Blame?" The word left her startled and vaguely friarhtened. "That's what I said. You've taken and encouraged me the same as you have the boy, and made ho'h of us love you to death. Oh, you" know It's so all right. And If I do win out and make something of mvself. It's you that made me try and feel it was worth while. Before I was only thinking of the boy, and working for him, but now " "Yes?" He could hardly catch her whisper, but his hand suddenly crushed over hers as it lay lightly beside him. "Now. it's for you and me. Can I come if I win the appointment?" Down in the street below some one was playing on a harp, while a ring of chil dren danced - and sang the chorus of a popular- song. The words floated up to the shadowy balcony. "Life is so short that when we die, 'Tis time enough to say good-by." She turned her face to his.. "Come anvway," she said. (Copyright ed, 1907, by P. C. Eastment.) GLOBE SIGHTS. From the Atchison Globe.J Some men talk so much they can never keep a cigar lighted. It is easier for a winner, to smile, and- a smile often helps in the winning. Many things are "polite" In vaude ville that are not-anywhere else. ' An attack of loveslckness is always worse If the victim Is a bashful man. If you have trouble, complaining about It Is a poor way to get sympathy. The man who can tell you how every thing should be done is never very busy. We heard a boy say this morning: "I'll not fight any boy that throws rocks." - The parrot Is near enough human to talk a great deal without saying any thing. A farmer's Idea of a Joke Is the town visitor who tries to help him with his work. A good many more people save the magazines they buy than ever look at the back numbers. Because they don't - understand, it doesn't prevent many men from mak ing an explanation. Sometimes one wonders that the girl who claims to have a "voice" doesn't lose It In bragging about it. The true meaning of loneliness can never be understood until one experi ences it In connection with sickness. A diplomat Is a man who has polite ness down to a point where he can call another a liar without causing trouble. If the truth' were known, the post office department would issue mail fraud orders against most writers of love letters. The bee gets lots of credit for Its In dustry, but no one praises the house fly because It is an .early riser and very in dustrious. What has become of the old-fashioned Tight Wad who used to compromise with hla children, who wanted to go to the circus, by taking them to the pa rade? During these times when the romantic career of pirate, cowboy or base ball pitcher doesn't appeal to a boy, bis idea of a good Job is working In a confec tionery or a restaurant. When a man says, "I'll see you again," It doesn't mean that he thinks you are so entertaining that he wants to see more of you, but that he thinks you are a bore, and wants to get rid of you. . A doctor claims to have invented an Instrument to prevent snoring. In time, gome Luther Burbank of the animal kingdom, will give the world a dog that doesn't do most of its barking at nght. POINTED PARAGRAPHS. From the Chicago News. It isn't fair to judge a woman's aims by what she hits. When a wise man falls la love he gives his brain a vacation. You may lead any woman to talk. but you may not make her think. Some people are proud of their past probably because It is past. , Love not only makes the world go round but it also makes men go broke. A man never becomes a tax dodger unless his Income exceeds his outgo. People are always In the right when they are on your side of the controversy. Some men resemble rubber- balls; the harder they are thrown down the higher they rise. , y . ' P mama Chudge Ladd. uf De Moines, ha it reliefed himselluf uf der hardest ting a man efer did, a apolochy fer hiss vue, vicn iss aer chef enchineer uf a monKey-blLzness relichious oudfldt. Derefore ve' all skympathuse mit Chudge Ladd, und recommend a stuff ed club es a antidote. "Schmitz Hangs On," Iss der head line. In Callyforny dere iss many beoples vich vould haf spassums uf der headline vas von vord shorter. Cidy Atorney Togodrennink op chects to hafing Chef Eaton's wacation egspences paid oudt uf der cidy pocket. Von may remember, mit a effordt, dot ven Mlsder Togodrennink vendt south to inwestlfgate der com mission form uf cidy gofermendt, he asked not, neider did he receif. Hence he Iss untidled to say anytink he vandts to aboudt dls case. Mrs. Gus Gobblesteinhauser Iss a awful knocker, und der younkest kid, Owgustina, aiched skix, iss a close seggondt. Lasd efening Mrs. Gus vas knockink on a sassiedy vimmens fer her loud vay uf making oop, und she sayss: "Und der oldt prune haf zwei near-diamondt rinks on von finger, yet " "Und also feir rinks on her telly fone," adds Owgustina, vich isa a precocious childt. Der Noo Chersey youk feller vich svimmed oudt und led hiss girl svaller too much pond vasser und den didn't dell anypoby, might egsplaln dot der Incidence so empbarrassed him dot Id took him a veek to frame suldtapl vords to fit der occasion. Id iss larchely atfertised dot dls vlll be a safe und sane Fourf uf Chuly. Afder greadt effordt on hiss pardt, del pressendt Chef uf bolis haf framed opt a bolls force vich ought to be flrsd class ad chasink small boyss mit fire snappers. Id , iss nod flrsd class ad anytink else. Vonce again ve vish to assure der public dot der neediest cuss in dis willache iss nod on der lisd uf askers vich iss boosting Helen Gould to bark oop zwei millyunts per veek. Our Noo York corryspondundt vires to again stambp es a falsehoodt der roomor dot Chon D vanted to bap souse dem sef en Chink laundrymen in kerryseen. Der yap uf a Back Bay dokter vich advocations der killing uf halluf baked infunts es der realisation uf fisslcal perfection, vas probaply a agsidunt hlsselluf. Und now dot ve haf real motor boats on der Kaw, ve may gadder dot der chob uf coroner vlll nod remain a rxT THAT DAM&f?- empty honor. Es a elevating in floounts der motor boat haf der Y Um C A skinned a block. ' Py closely opserflng der atfertis- n dor stmcViect vnn m 'A V IIICIIUM -' " " reach der conclusion dot der morning ni...lfila .,n Iria aUtpr mini lea t ion 4. dem August Maine transplantings. vlll - , ..t-l. ..Ill . 1 Aa nl.ln Hat a nuino vitu i man w- old state haus look like a cow shed. Ven Umps Guthrie came from Chi, he vas atfertised es a whole-lot-uf-a-much. Since der Baddle uf Vichita Thoistay, seferal Topeka fans haf de cited dot he iss nod oop to der atwance notices, und half a sneaking idea uf taking a faull oudt uf him delrsellufs ven he comes again. QUAKER REFLECTIONS. From the Philadelphia Record. Few welcomes are warranted not to wear out. Celling decorations are apt to ba orerdone. Lots of us won't listen to advice un less we are giving It. , We often wonder why on earth peo-' pie marry each other. It may be be-r cause there is no marrying In heaven. Silllcus "The bacteriologists say kissing is positively dangerous." Cynl- cus "I should say it was dangerous. Why, It often leads to matrimony." Miss Sweetthing "When we are married we shall have no secrets from each other. You must tell me every thing," Mr. Saphedde "But. er, real.' ly, I don't know everything." REFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR. From the New Tork Press. Most people's Idea of having a virtue Is that It isn't unless they advertise It. People we despise are generally those we can't get square with any N other way. There is hardly anything more sur prising than to think a man Is your friend and find out he really is. A woman prays for a thing that Is becoming to her to come in style the way a man does for his ship to coma In. A comfortable thing about preach ing things Is you can keep so busy at It you haven't any time to practice tham. C.J --fVi