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THB HERALD IN SAN FRANCISCO AND OAKLAND— Angeles and South ern California visitors to San Francisco ana Oakland will find The Herald on sale at the news stands In the San Francisco ferry building and on the streets in Olkland by Wheatley and by Amos News Co. A file of The Los Angeles Herald can be seen at the office of our English repre sentatives. Messrs. B. and J. Hardy * Co, »0, 81 and 32 Fleet street, London, Eng land. free of charge, and that firm will be Clad to receive news, subscriptions and ad vertisements on our behalf. On all matters pertaining to advertising address Charles K. Gates, advertising man ager^ ————==== Population of Los Angeles 327,685 CLEAR, CRISP AND CLEAN California has no liking for stanastlll ers of any kind. He will no longer be called Hy-rum or Hire'em Johnson, but High-run Johnson. There wore a great many candy dates, but only a few of them could be the candy kids. Yesterday's vote was called a test of the direct primary principle. It was—a regular fire test. Gifford Pinchot seems to be a bettor observer than James S. Sherman; also a more popular leader. A nine-Btory hotel to be built at Long Beach is to cost a million and a quar ter of the long green. You'll never hear William V. Steph ens making a campaign for election or re-election with pork as his chief issue. Not being as important as a prize fight, it was not staged on the street with half-naked boys by the Exam iner. McLaehlan felt sure that Cannon would not be a candidate again, and now old Joe can return the compli ment. Roosevelt refused to indorse Phil Stanton, and we have another evidence of what a good politician the colonel really is. It will be a pleasure for a few days not to have to warn people that the S. P. machine is sneaking up behind to sandbag them. And the voters took time during the busy day to plan a nice funeral for County Coronel Hartv.ell. Friends will please omit flowers. Ballinger says 'The president and I have done all we could to make this administration a success." Not quite all; he might have realgnt d. For sale at a mark-down price—a large block of stock In an undertaking company. Apply to W-l-r Pa-k-r, care county coroner, Los Angeles, Cal, The past cmapaign has given aptness to the. slightly cynical maxim that some men are born good, some make good, und some get caught with the goods on them. They have as many quarrels over public affairs in Pasadena as we do elections in Los Angeles, but they set tle them eventually. The arroyo bridge Is to be built. President Taft thinks three genera tions will elapse before the Filipinos can have self-government. AVhieh 1b quite Indefinite, for they marry real young in those tropical islands. Sometimes you hear that King Auto Is putting old Dobbin out of business, but it has been found in Kansas that the state has automobiles worth $5,372, --000 and horses worth $90,599,000. When he stopped the playing of "Dixie" at a political rally "because It wasn't a Republl' an tune," Senator Heyburn proved himself one of the kind that any party bidding for the Bupport of common senso men will ask to be delivered from. When a corrupt political mnrhln" is confronted with anything like a good organization it is not half us formida ble as it looks. Jt is shown to be a compound of bluster, brag and bad breath that turns tail and Blinks away before it has taken half a man's pun ishment. CALIFORNIA IS REGENERATED "Mino eyes havo seen the glory of the coming of the I-ord. He is trampling out the vlntago whore the grapes of wrath are stored. VERILY the sins of the corrupters of the great state of Califor nia have found them out and trfe day of reckoning has come. The infamous Southern Pacific machine that for forty years has traded and trafficked in the honor of men; has bought and sold legislation; has corrupted courts; has made bond slaves of officials and turned the temple of a people's government into a den of thieves, has at last met the fate that it has so long and so richly deserved. The mills of the gods have ground their grist so fine that nothing is left of the shameful and shameless state railroad machine. Either Bell or Johnson will be the next governor of the'state and both are honest men in whose hands the state will be safe. The next lieutenant governor will be an honest man. and no committee of the senate will be "framed up" for the benefit of the infamous railroad machine and the lesser scavengers of legislation with which it is used to dividing its prey. We will have for nnce in the history of California a state board of railroad commissioners who will be servants of the people and not slaves of the railroad, and they will be sustained by an honest governor. In the county that coarse and brutal representative of machine rule and political graft Tuss Eldridge has been retired to his richly earned place of dishonor and the business of the county and the good roads fund will be in the hands of an honest majority of the board of supervisors. Fredericks has escaped as yet, but the ides of November have not yet come and gone for this servant of the machine. We have reaped glory enough for one battle and it will not hurt to have a Httle to fight for later on. MORE INSURGENCY CALIFORNIA had her first experi ence with the direct primary yes terday and appeared to llk(> it. She used It to effect what Is nothing less than a political revolution and en roll herself overwhelmingly under the Insurgent hanner. She declared her In dependence, cut the chains that had for nearly half a century hound her to corrupt organized capital and in doing so became one of the leaders in the national movement that has for its purpose the writing of a new magna charta. In his memoirs Carl Schurz said that when a moral is?ue la presented intel ligibly to the American people they never fall to take the right side. Re cent elections in Los Angeles and in other states tear out this optimism. Analyze the vote of yesterday and you find that with all the strength that an old and ably managed machine has, with the help of some of the largest and ablest papers In the state, with the expenditure of almost unlimited sums of money, with the appeals to local pride, to real or fancied griev ances, to personal friendships, to dick ers and trades, with the help of the natural inertia of a large number who dislike political upge ts and always fa vor the old order of things—with all these favoring agencies the machine was able to poll but a email minority of the registered vote of the state, and It can be seen how shameful has been the supineness of a people that would let a few men at the head of a rail road political bureau so long mold them to selfish and corrupt purposes. " None of Johnson's adversaries de served to have the support of clean minded and Intelligent voters. They made sorry exhibitions of their stand ards at a time when the entire coun try Is pulsating with a desire to re turn to the higher plane in politics from which the country has been dragged, slowly and insidiously, for many years by the money power. Threadbare tariff scares, class appeals, sectional prejudice, selfish motives, such preposterous Issues as good roads, party. tom-toms, personal abuse, alliances with team mates and self-seeking- pleas for a boost Into lu crative office were all they had to ' offer. They have been laughed at for their pains and large expenditures of money. The old order's passing has been de creed. Mr. Herrln has ability that the company should be able to turn into some useful channel. He will not have much to do in the old way. He ought to be taken care of, for he has given his conscience and manhood as well as his brain to a master whom he served with fidelity. In bidding fare well to his greatness he Can say, with .Wolsey: Had I but served my God with halt the zeal I served my kine. he would not In mine age Have left me naked to mino enemies. FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE THAT woman docs not have to fight for her •"rights" or for the privi lege of doing a work In the world —even a service of the first magni tude—ls Shown by the career of Flor ence Nightingale, who has just passed away nt her English home. ..Here was a woman In no sense a genius; only a plain, earnest mind, but with a char acter born of a feeling of responsibility to mankind, who achieved the highest of the world's honors, but only he cause she sought to do the service and not to set the honors. Thousands of women have all the talents that Florence Nightingale had and more. What she excelled In was character. Sho did what ?ho con ceived to be hor duty, probably never dreaming: of the magnitude her work would attain, meeting each now and larger responsibility with the name devotion that Inspired her first step In philanthropy. Her career and her work were alike matters of evolution, like Clara Barton's and Jrino Addams'. Florence Nightingale Ml the ideal woman, the old fashioned kind that thought little of vaudeville, and hobble skirts, an<3 monstrous hats, and hlr iUte rats and puffs. Sim probably never demanded special consideration solely because of her sex; probably never loved .1 dog more than a babe; thought littlo of fashloni and fads; doubUen would havo provoked ri baldry had ihe walked unknown into a group of our too numerous girls of the period. But iha was a magnificent character that stamped Itself Indelibly on the world. The world, in tip- next generation. Is going to suffer because too few of the old fashioned kind are being developed in thlf LOS ANGELES HERALD: WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 17, 1910. A RECKLESS CHAMPION THE local newspaper champion of the high tariff seoms bent on fur nishing us with amusement and opportunity to puncture the stock nrpumonts of standpatters. The other day It fiuotPd some wages In free trade England, and we showed from United States census reports that in this country 44.9 per cent of Americans re ceive loss than $9 a week, 83.4 per cent receive under $15, and in manufactur ing pursuits the average is $10.06. Now the Times prints another set of English figures (gathered at Leeds) showing an average wage In thirty-two occupations to be something under $9 a week and the hours of labor to aver age about fifty-two a week. But figures of the kind are only good by comparison, so we set over against these English figures the following figures of the Rhode Island bureau of Industrial statistics, twenty-second an nual report, just Issued: "Wages of operatives In woolen and worsted mills, $7 to $9 a week; 80 per cent of operatives foreign born. "Wages In silk mills, $7 to $8 a week; 93 per cent of employes foreign born. "Wages In cotton mils, $7 to $8 a week; 80 per cent of operatives foreign born. "Wages in rubber factories, $8 to $9 a week; 70 per cent of Employes for eign born." Mr. Aldrich, patron saint of high pro tectionists. Is a resident of Rhode Island and particularly interested In the rubber industry, which pays $8 to $9 a week and employs 70 per cent foreign born labor. His argument, you know, is that the tariff is for the "pro tection of American labor against the pauper wages of Europe." It is the simple and unhappy truth that wages in this country, with all the advantage It has in Its greater re sources, are only slightly higher than In Europe, and the protection defender who trots out figures on this subject lays himself open to immediate humil iation by irrefutable facts and figures. BOOST FOR THE FAIR THE plan of Governor Glllett to have the state legislature lend its aid to the fund for a world's fair In San Francisco will meet with wide approbation. The proposed enterprise Is not a parochial scheme, but one that would be a tonic for every part of the commonwealth and stimulate almost every business in Its borders. San Francisco already is pledged to raise $7,500,000 by private subscription and $5,000,000 by a municipal bond is sue. Whatever balance is needed to guarantee the success of the fair would be well invested If it were set down to advertising expense and never returned. More than any other state, California profits from Its visitors. Any reason able amount spent to turn the stream of traffic this way or to keep it run ning is justified by past results that we have seen with our eyes and felt in our pockets. If San Diego is to hold a fair coincldently with San Fran cisco's the territory between those cities would gain tribute from almost every one of the vast multitude at tracted by the enterprises. For this reason Los Angeles ought to do some thing toward a concerted action to see that New Orleans does not carry off the prize. Indeed, the chances are that this city would bo the largest individual gainer by it in the state. The Portland chamber of commerce so keenly realizes what a benefit to the coast It would be that it has asked the San Francisco fair promoters what it can do to help. If Louisiana should get the fair and fail to make It pay a profit the state would be a net loser. If California gets the fair and its big army of vißltorß it will be the gainer whatever the outcome of the show as a concrete proposition. AT HEADQUARTERS QUITE an important conference was held on J. Pierpont Morgan's yacht Corsair off Newport, R. 1., recently. It is understood that Morgan's guests included Senator Nelson W. Aldrich, Senator George P. Wetmore, who had just returned from seeing President Taft at Beverly, and Charles D. Nor ton, the president's secretary. Morgan IS known to take the view that Xldrlch'l promised retirement from the senate would be a "national calamity." and it Is believed he urged Aldrich to reconsider the matter. Politicians in Khode Island havo never believed Aldrloh would retire at the end of this term, as he announced last spring. It was not expected that Wall Htroi t would consent to lose its most able representative In the senate. WHY PEOPLE N. >^>— X /*^\ — J 11 ; a-/c/<c about I x. --tt'-iV Ro^riOTii v4^ T^irpß • mar ■^l^A^j^* r < /*»■ '1 *^w^\>^> _ :^^^^^^^^*» Merely in Jest WHT HE MARRIED ELSEWHERE Seymour—Why wasn't Merlach married in hla own town? Ashley—Because every minister In his own town refused to perform the ceremony. They all knew Merlach'B reputation. Seymour—His reputation? Ashley—Yea; he has the reputation of never paying his debts. —Chicago News. A GOOD SUGGESTION "He love* me, he lovea me not," mur mured the romantic summer boarder. "You must have picked a thousand daisies to pieces today," remarked the old farmer. "Possibly I have." "Couldn't ye play the game just ma well with potato bugs?"—Plttsburg Post. AN ADMISSION "Jones is an ass. He told me your wife was an old, ugly cat, and that you only married her for h€*r money." "Hum! What did you answer?" "I told him he was a liar." "Thank you, old man. But—er— you've nsver seen my wife, have you?"— Cleveland Leader. A RECIPE "My pigs seem sickly," complained the amateur farmer; "yet I give them enough to eat." "Your troughs are too narrow, stranger. A hog doesn't think he's getting enough to eat unless he can put hla feet In the trough."— Louisville Courier-Journal. NEWLY DISCOVERED PLEASURE The honeymoon had gone the way of all honeymoons and their first quarrel was on. "Of course," he sneered, "you'll pack up and go home to your mother now." "What, and lose all the excitement of quarreling with you?" she retorted. "Well, I gueaj not!" QUICK WORK Hobson—l planted ten shillings' worth of bulbs on Saturday, and they were all up on Monday. Jobson—Great Scott! Some new electric dodge, I suppose? Hobson—No; your confounded cat. —Txmdon Sketch. IN SOUTH AMERICA "Flag of truce, excellency." "What do the revolutionists want?" "They would like to exchange a couple of generals for a can of condensed milk."— Kansas City Journal. Far and Wide NEW'ORIGIN OF SPECIES Science has not succeeded in exterminat ing the New Jersey mosquito, but It has worked wonders In the way of Improving the breed. This year's crop Is small enough to crawl through ordinary wire screens, and Is much mora hardy, active and voracious than ever before. This result wan not anticipated when the war on the mosquito wa» started. —Rochester (N. V.) Democrat. HARMON ON PATHWAY UP Unless some strange and unexpected tactical blunder Is made, there will be more than an even chance of electing Mr. Harmon for a ■eoond term. If he should win In November it would mean. In the minds of most ob servers, his nomination for jnesident in 11)12. though political prophecies are proverbially dangerous.—Providence Journal, HOPE FOR THE HEAVY LADEN If you are troubled or dejected; If you foci overwhelmed with anxieties and reverMe; If you are tired of life and contemplate exit trom the wo rid—dwell for •& moment on the trouble! of Klhk Alfonso of Spain and you will pmmptly become reconciled to your cares and your burdens.-Sprlngfield (111.) News. HORRIBLE TO THINK ABOUT One may be pardoned for wondering Just what Ihn political activities of T. R. would have been If he had announced his intention Of t.iklnff part In things. —Now York Mull. THE STATE TO LIVE IN' When a man can take no Intercut In any thing but politics, the prudent thing for blm to do Is to move to Ohio. —Plttsburg CSazette-Times. WAYS OF PLAYINO POLITICS Pome visitors go to Oyster Hay In the deepest secrecy. Uncle Joe Cannon «iayn away With the nolsa of a brass band.—New Voile Press. MAYBB THAT'S WHY Speaker Cannon Insists that the sixty-first congress wa» the best In years. And this after what it did to him!-New Bedford •Standard. IT DOES Thomas W. Watson has gone hack to the Democratic party This, we believe, conclude* Mr. Watson's round trip—Topcka Capital. PRAOTICM MORK THAN lIX PItBACHM President Taft may be credited win. prac. tlrlni \\ii;it he prcaohen concerning vacations. Chicago Record-Herald. ri u.i.owi.vc, PRECBDRNTI Don't laugh at Oklahoma for having two kU i« capital!. There are Beverly and Oyster Bay.--Cleveland Plain Dealer. After the Primaries PUBLIC LETTER BOX TO CORRESPONDENTS—Letters Intended for publication must be accompanied by the name and address of tile writer. The Herald give* the widest latitude to correspond ent*, but tuuinn no responsibility for their views. NOT AT ALL UNWILLING TO BE CLASSED WITH SPENCER Editor Herald: "The misrepresenta tions of such as Herbert Spencer and William C. Owen." (Charles U. White.) For the moment I allow the compli ment that classes me with Herbert Spencer to balance the Insult of be ing called a liar. I am no more en gaged in a campaign of mlsrepresenta- tion than was the greatest seeker after truth our times have known. Mr. Hughes' book, from which I quoted. Is accepted in Australia as an authoritative textbook on Socialism and has been much praised in this country. As Mr. White questions it, I give him other authorities which he will find it hard to dispose of in any such offhand fashion. Here, for in stance, is the definition of Socialism given in the national platform of the Socialist party in 1904: '•Socialism means that all those things upon which the people in common depend shall by the people In common be owned and administered." I say, we say, that means government (state) ownership and administration, and that it cannot mean anything else. In his much advertised "Common Sense of Socialism" John Spargo sums up as follows: "Socialists want gov ernment ownership, Jonathan, but they don't want it unless the people are to own the government. When the government represents the interests of all the people it will use the things it owns and controls for the common good. And that will be Socialism in practice, my friend." I could quote by the dozen similar .passages from recognized Socialist au thorities. How, then, daro you deny that the aim of your party is to have government ownership and administra tion take the place of private owner ship and administration? As a matter of fact well informed Socialists do not deny it, but content themselves with insisting that govern ment under Socialism would be entire ly different from government as we know it today. This I deny, maintain ing that it would be administered on the majority principle, rendering the minority helpless and the administra tors the nation's autocrats. WILLIAM C. OWEN. Los Angeles, Aug. 16. PREFERS NEW THEOLOGY OVER OLDER FORMS OF RELIGION Editor Herald: In the absence of any authentic evidence to support tho theory of supernaturallsm, and tMCAUM there is no reliable history of the na ture changing miracles reported to have been performed by the so-called Christ, I can see no reason why Mr. McCaslin should condemn the new theology as being no theology. The new theology has many advan tages to my mind over the old, hacked UP by evidence that In Indisputable, in that 'it is demonstratable. The trouble with the old theology Is, and the greatest objection to it, is its great demand upon our credulity. The new theology tells us of the power of mind over mind, and we can see how the adept* in all ages have worked the miraculous through the power of sug gestion, or in other words, hypnotism. This principle was undoubtedly used by Jesus, If he really performed any of the wonderful works that are credited to him, which for reasons already stated is extremely doubtful. When we assume that Jesus used other than the natural law that Is free to the use of any man to aid him in his so-called miracles we assume that which we are unable to substantiate. Supernaturalism is too nearly akin to superstition and 1h associated too closely with ancient and modern mythology to be seriously entertained by well Informed, conscientious people. If we could only be sure that God so hated the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever refuses to believe in him shall perish, but might not have everlasting- life; if we could believe that, we could believe al most anything. However, when we at tempt to study tho river of nuperna turallsm at its source It is like the mists of the morning.' When tho sun light of truth begins to illuminate the dark places of Its habitation and to reveal its nalcidnrss it (ieoth ufar from us, and we ar« not so sure after all. Avalon, Aug. 13. A. DEKMOTT. WRITER CALLS ATTENTION TO PRINCIPLES OF CONSTITUTION Editor Herald: In the present tur moil of the first primary election of the people choosing their own candidates for offices of government it may be In place to call attention to the funda mental principle which was evolved by the framers of the constitution and based on the British law of parliamen tary procedure, viz.: The law shall be made in the interest of the people and the majority shall carry on the duties of government; hence it was estab lished that there should be but two parties—his majesty's government and his majesty's opposition. It is obvious that when this rule is not adhered to and more than two parties are allowed on equal rights the majority does not always rule. In fact It has often hap pened that It Is the minority which obtains the government offices, and therefore this fundamental principle Is violated and so has been the cause of much trouble and mischief. A recent case in point was the last election in San Francisco, where the minority now rules and not the majority, because of the three-cornered election. I Am not so ■well versed in American history, but am informed that such has hap pened before. At the present day wo have five parties, and If this tendency of splitting up continues It may hap pen that the majority will never rule at all, something that happens In Central American states, where there are revolutions on hand all the time. The two great parties should include the minor parties, so that the latter be come the extreme wings of the former, but should not be allowed to set up a separate government. Whether our constitution provides for two or more parties I cannot say, but I am quite sure that unless the dual party system is firmly established democratic gov ernment by, for and of the people be comes unstable, falls into disrepute fend will eventually have to be abolished. Los Angeles, Aug. 14. G. F. DRAWS COMPARISON BETWEEN BRITISH AND U. 8. METHODS Editor Herald: To paraphrase the great Laurence Sterne: "They do these things better in"—Great Britain. "While we on this side are striving to raiae our juvenile courts Into prominence as a great national institution, and be cause we have installed the machinery of law and officialdom, are seeking by every means to Justify and dignity it by inventing juvenile delinquencies with all the pomp of court trials and long-continued and contaminating court surveillance, whore in many cases "a slap on the head and sent to bed" as of old would be the more fit ting, the British are taking a far bet ter course. Mr. Winton Churchill, the present home secretary, promises for next year a government measure whereby, amongst other ameliorations of the ■'criminal's"' lot, all "reporting to the police" or the courts Is to be done away with. If B prisoner is re leased on ticket-of-leavo, as it is called, ho will no longer, as heretofore, be hampered, .stigmatized or made to "drag the chain" of his past offense by reporting himself at Intervals to the police. Besides this, our "progress la backwards. WILLOUGHBY SMART. Los Angeles, Aug. 15. FIRM BELIEVER IN MORE EXTENSIVE LETTER BOX Editor Herald: I am one who likes to read the essence of the Individual from "The Public Letter Box," and believe that 200 words are not BUf flcient to convey what one may want to ' x press. I am glad myself that you are giving more space to individuals of the public. Perhaps It Is not dis creet to publish all letters handed in, but after one has given earnest atten tion to a narrative or question and liiiH taken the time to consider it and make a reply, ho is discouraged when ht: finds his efforts are lost. Further more, it is. not Justice to the reader to get only a part of somebody's senti ments while the other portion' unat tainable remains in the wastepaper basket. As there are others who wish to use, too, tlio Limited space, it is essential then that each letter writer be cour teous, brief, expressivo and convincing in each article handed In. SUBSCRIBER. I.os Angelos, Aug. 15. Teddyas a Student ■ (Editorial in Collier 1!), Since man has Inhabltod this ball, and left record of his dolnrs, never has ho been as gifted as In the few years when Athon.s was In flower. The dominant statesmen of her brightest period was the leader of humanl tarlanlsm In an age of war. Dying, prilled for lilh multitudinous renown, lie said his fairest claim to fame was that never through him had an Athenian worn black; and when a battle had been fought Pericles spoke to his countrymen of the youth who had perished from the city, "like spring from the year." He led his city toward the sciences and the. arts. The first orator of his ago, the most cultivated of men, ho was yet leader of the Radi cal party agnlnst the Conservatives— for the combination of learning with popular sympathy and trust gives light to the many, and gives vitality to knowledge. "Without this union we see blind groping on the one. side and soeluded pedantry on tho other. The widest popularity among loaders of our day is enjoyed by one. In analyzing whom most observers have neglected an Important element. Wo hear much of Mr. Roosevelt's sagacity. Intuition and personality, but we hear little of his unswerving study and of his never-ceasing reflection. His lec ture at Oxford was a striking proof of the amount he reads and of tho closeness with which he connects read- Ing with questions of the moment. Hla speech at tho Guild hall was regarded as impulsively founded upon a few days in Egypt, instead of upon years of thought and upon intimate and long continued familiarity with such vol umes as Cromer's solid and Impressive history. It Is easy to forget how much work it costs to load. Occasionally leadership to complete without the a«J of books, as with our own George Washington. More often a study of the past is a foundation of strong and enlightened convictions about tho present* as in Washington's great lieutenants. Mr. Roosevelt's return to America has fully Justified the hopes and confidence of his fellow men. He has shown wisdom, courage, prudence. He has proved that each year of life, whether spent tn politics or In travel. Is devoted to study and to progress. Death gathers man, even as tho grass, and he who would see a little In brief years of groping must care to know, must labor, must reflect. State Press Echoes The federal government* plan to re forest the mountain* of Southern Cali fornia should excite the liveliest Interest here. Any co-operfttlon that can be extend ed, should be forthcoming from thla aeo tlon. There are difficulties In establishing a growth of trees on the southern slope* of those mountains, but In time It is hoped this will be accomplished. Meantime, the heights hereabouts should be seduloualy guarded against nres.—Pasadena Star. After the primaries soma of the Re publican gubernatorial candidates will cer tainly wish that a greater tariff and a greater freight rate had been placed on lemons. —Grass Valley Union. Yes. the world is small, indeed. But small as It Is tha moat vigilant and most assiduous trailer has not yet been able to locate Stanton's vote north of tha Teha chepl. Maybe It Is like the needla In ths haystack—somewhere, but hard to flnd.— Pacific Outlook. The peevish Balllnger snaps out that Con gressman Poindexter. a political opponent of his. who Is a candidate for a seat In the United , States Senate from Washing ton. Is not a Republican but a Socialist. Socialist Is the most opproblous epithet that a regular or reactionary Republican of the Balllnger pattern can apply to an In surgent who does not believe In allowing the corporations to grab everytlna; In stgnt. —Sacramento Bee. Josh Billings' Philosophy Men allwuss kredlt themselves with their suckcesH, and charge their failures to the profflt and loss ackount. The most convincing tempemnse lektnr I ever listened to wai the ravings ov a drunken woman. Fully one naff the people In the world find out what they know bl guessing at it, and then git hot in trlelng to prove It I beleave I hay had a grate menny tastes ov a happy futer state, but none that had sutch a sweet relish to it as when I felt that I had dolt the kards honestly, and given ml adversary a leetle the better hand ov the two. The time and tallents that a man spends to make a suckcessphull loafer ov himself would fit out at least two men with a passable reputashun. Thare are menny people who repent ov their sins simply to clear the way for a fresh' lot. Just In proporshun a« woman It respektufl men are improved In valor and clvllliashun. The harte that lz deaf to all flattery 1» either more or lees than human —probably The chief importanse ov all kind ov spikes lz the clinch they hay got to them. Thoze people whoze whole studdy la to prolong their lives are generally the least prepared to die, and the most surprised that they are ever called upon to do it. Yung man. bio yura own horn, but yu furnish the horn and lot sumboddy el»e furnish tho bio. It doesn't pay to try to be cunning-; yu must watch yureself cluss all the time, and every one else, and thare Isn't any money In this. A man's appotights may make him a drunkard, Mb necessity may make him a tlilef hlz paehuns may make him a liber tine, but nothing but hlz own stultlflkashun kan make him an infidel. Suckcoss sleeps, possibly with one eye open, and the whispers will az often wake It az the bellowlngs ov a brass band. Generous krltlclsm I respekt—lt Is aa helthy az an okashlonal pill; but the baric and snap ov puppys I never hay yet mis taken for a Mte. The most flimsy kuss ov all kreashun l» the man who looks forward anxiously to the time when till own rosponslhlllty will cease and somo one else iz going to take care I luv the masses. I kan fit elusiar to them, and I find In them all the rare and subtle traits that make human nature worth the stutidy. Thnze folks who are trlelng to (It to heaven on their kreed will find out that they haven't got a thru ticket. One of the most reliable kures for love, nowadays, «eems to be to get marrld. It takes longer to do nothing than It dv* to finish most Jobs. Thare are phew people that yu lean prm*« without flattering them. One tasto ov fame makes common life) prosalck IN THE LONG LANE I -walked with her along a lane Where «weet wild roses shed their bloom; But In her look wai cold disdain, My eager heart was filled with (loom. 1 «nok<\ but she would not reply. We walked together down th» lane: I tried to win her with a »l«rh, And sought to coax her, but In vpln. I praised her beauty ana she frowned. I plucked for her al sweet wild roe»; Bho merely turned halfway around And tilted up her lovely nose. I walked with her along the lane; A floeoy cloud hung in the aky; I mill! I thought we might have rain, But she would vouchsafe no reply. Beside her foot a toad hopped out, ■ha Kavu a screech as If In pain, And flung her dimpled arms about My willing neck, there In the lane. 8. H. KJSER.