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THE SEATTLE STAR »•' nl»M< M»ln 9*oo VkMHI M or TNI IMIIIVI- VOHTMWI 'I !'«•'< "• «►«..»•»• I .. •• u-l» K«»'r M«IM »•!! »••••<« "«r» •» '** t*rr«« \ ■ I ■_ * — i .1 ~ ' .r. T>r „ • i r."> nr. «f «» ** »«»: ««Jg&jgJSjMTV 1' , k.» ffc. *<•» «- «•*•••• "To thine own sclt be uuc. And it shall follow as the night the day, Tliihi can st not then be fal«e to any man —Shakespeare. Step by Step Not so very long ago the common people of England began to look upon combination of corporation* a* private nation* Il lation." They decided that what was good for the individual was g.>od for the nation So the> secwred government m-" •••') of the telegraphs. and the policy has proved successful. I -> v < winter thc> got national Nation of the telephone Knk- are a* numerous as ever, bnt there are strong indications that the post office department will be able to work out a success with the telephone as with the telegraph service. The next great question of importance which r.nglanu a liberal government will tackle will he nationalist ion of the rail roads. Both those who patronize and those who operate trie railroads seem to he strong for it After the railr-ads will prob ably come the lighting and heating services and the providing of water Then what? Cb*e your eye* to it, decry it all you please, but then great England will have become very largely sociali*tn England teems to realize that private competition is dying, and that private motiopnl\ tmiat be buried with it WELL, it was one of hi> own I>.>\- who said. "When father goes to a funeral he wants to be the corpse —New York Herald. WHAT jov a lot of British suffragette* would take in l>eing <lelegates to national conventions in this country.—St. Paul Pioneer Press, Grumbling It is amazing to hear humanity, set <w» end for some un known purpose, devoting h» much of the brief time allotted u* on earth to a carefully detailed diagno-is of our hea<!.ichc«. back ache-.. stomach aches ami other miserws that defy description. The comical part of this business lies in the patience with whirl) we listen to one another. But he or ""he knows that Ins or her turn comes next and the luxury of returning sickening ac counts of troubles will be granted. Many of us are not miserable enough with the pains of the present, but must treasure up the pains of the pa*t, a-» a con stant! v accumulating reservoir of misery; and the most woeful ami most useless of all is the anticipating of troubles »upi*>>ed to be coming. If talk about our.aclie* and pains were -oppressed, a thin! of the conversation of civilized life would cea*i If t<> be added the weather, another third would be chopped off. Still the female discourse on the troubles of drc>* anil servants would remain. If we would only forget it all. and permit others to forget H, what a world of joy, now unseen, would open up to us! BEING in office as well as in the republican part>\ Gover nor Hadley announced that he will stay where he is.—Cleve land Leader. AFTER reading a party platform one feels that the fog horns should be blowing.—Chicago Daily News. Want Means Effort "All want something they have not got. I want a cottage. Other* want castles." Thus saith the rich Duchess of Suther land. deprecating the ape in which we live. Let not the duchess worry. The wanting something you haven't got is what moves the world. Even advcr-ity ha* it* uses. It is the lack of things he want* that keep* man mov ing upward. Picture a condition under which every man had every thing he wanted. Why, it would he a mighty listless, uninter esting old world, wouldn't it? IStit nature has provided differ ently. She ha* decreed that maai, like all other animal*, like the flowers, the bird*, the fishes, the -treams and the hill* sliall change, and in each change discover something that he wants. The rich, the tilled, the powerful, all want something that they have not got, as well as the poor and lowly. Hence, there is a striving for thing*. Probably Adam recognized the mercy of the Lord in tempering hi* punishment with the necessity of earning his living. Anyhow, since Adam's time, or since the time when scientist* say man swung from branch to branch ni quest of acorn* and other monkey food, man has grown through efforts for things he wante'd but had not. MAYBE the Colonel will be just paradoxical enough to win a losing fight.—Chicago Daily News. JUSTICE HUGHES refused to be either a dirk horse or • goat. —Cleveland Plain Dealer. Observations TWO elephants i-. a crowd.- Baltimore Sun. ALL men arc born r<|pal, especially tain-. "T. R." stands for "Tail Renominated.'*—Albany Journal. MANY a reputation has been blasted without the aid of high explo-ives. MANY .1 man ha - 10-t hi- health making money in order to enable him to g>i abr>>ad and regain it. SUMMER was a long time arriving in Seattle, but now it's all the more welcome and refreshing. WHEN a girl begins to call a man by hi* first name it's a pretty good sign she has designs on his last. ALTHOUGH her mining camp- aren't untfsually active, Alaska is managing to "keep on the volcanic erup tions and earthquakes. OR. CARLOS M DONALD swears that llarry Thaw has exaggerated ego. Keep that Thaw person locked up! There's so many of those egos at large now that a fellow can't keep his polities on straight. KLRMIT ROOSEVELT will sail (hi* week for South America, where in various parts of the Argentine Republic he will study railroading in all its branches. He plans to remain abroad five years. "YOUR message gives me deep pleasure," is the way Wilson is wiring Clark, Lnderwood and the other also rans. Vary it, shake it up a bit. Wood row! It sounds very mimeo graph. Tell cm "dee-lighted," for instance. WONDER if Richard Harding Davis is getting material for a novel, telling of how a certain famous man fell in love with and married a certain famous actress just half hi* age? Davis yesterday married Bessie McCoy, the "Yama Yania" girl. IT DKPENOED. "IJoxui't i hut (bmitlng otitala* annoy you?" "I run I n»f until I find out whether It I* being dune by iuy uwii or th- nelgbbttr'* children," WOULD BE PARADISE. Major Mow jroti Ilk* to 10 to th* South Colaillt Think of tb« Iro op Ihcrr aah Colourl Tm, sab. but «h«t go-*! la It* Th«r« arf no mint ft«Ma up thrr*. UP TO DATE. Fin! Witch Com* no out. gran ay, and Uk» • «p'n wit* me on my umw vaeunm cJ«-anr, B<*«-otid W\lr%—Mt, I'm too o!iJ for that tllu roe ■ nk« may c«'t • J bruomatlrk. "110 y<nt not fwl at rrtturlmi tbi» flreuMe rrltle, "that rwO lam r«n Im> rarrl«*<| tun far on the *" ' Yf«," lb* tragic actor, with a aljth ' Tb* laat man i »a* worktnis for did It. lio faotwl to par ua all off In itiit m«o»y Stm> Btwi«n. From Diana's Diary Miu Oi'lplcklea Bullda a Houw Aftar M#r Own Otttgn, Showing What a Bptght Girl Can Do Whan She M*« Pull Swing. "Before we go any further," the foreman said, "l» thla houaa going to have any ataircata?" 111. I Here's why n lioiih" aonietlinea hop in* to baffle completion. The owner hail In tear It down all the time It In building up. Our house In now In the plat form »llute belore I Hey liegln pil ing on the skeleton. My, but It looks Hinall —about a* much floor space a* on a dray. "la it nil here?" I aKked the main carpenter. an If you were building a model." Hut be Jerked out a foot rule and allowed me that It wai all present and vol lug. "The flrat floor always looka amall before then- la anything on top of It#" he explained. Hut that wuan't all "Before we go any further," the foreman aaya, "la thla hops* going to have any staircase?" "What do you mean?" I naked, surprised. "Ar» jrou a frt*ud <>t h>'rn*" "Y«*. Wtarnavi-r ther.>'» a man alu-a parti'ularl* anxloua I will I'm tl»*J an* klm> IsvllM till" •*» Ht«H»t." BAMf THING. BUT CHtAPt*. -ft |a Mid I hat r*rry «w».|*»bl« ■vMllir* MlMl Ml !>»«• romport iion at du«l " Tbwn »hjr don't ih'T l»«t tt on the bill ot t»r* »i »fc« ►«•**'«•* Ihiujw. IHM4 O< h«»h V "IX4 Ifc* pr.iid.-nM#! < aedUlate'a train atup at PuaktlU*?" "It <tl<t not. but ani> of lb* imrij thr»w (Hit a burnt nati-li aa lh*y l«aM ibrmifl*' CARRIED TOO FAR BV FRf D ICHAfFER. | "Mow d(i you Kef from (hi* floor 'o the next one?"' he milil "You k<> up the step*," I an nwer«'d, real snippy, i "Hhow mo them stepa on thl* plan," the foreman aaya. Hut then- weren't any on the plan. I hadn't put them In "That la for tin- builder to look out for," I aald "Any hnllder would know the houxe needed Htulra." I th«yi abowi'd him where I wanted them And tb'-n ho ahowod m<» where i hoy would come up Into the middle of lht< bathroom; or, If tiny whore else Inidde, Into Home !other room. The carpenters ni" loaf lok for a 'jWe«k, while I am trying to put (hut ; si air rami Into the plana where jthoy won't have to go up the out , aide like a porrhrllmher. (Continued.) THF. STAR—TUESTJAY. JULY 9. 1912. A FRIEND. IOMI CLOMV Definition*. A auat-—Th* IINIhmU* Con , *um*r. Tli« Ksklmo gtv* hl» doriot a fee a* aiK-nt an li* rail*. whl. li I* re turned if mi e«ra •* • ff»«t*d It'* # good thing for th* ijortora that rue rum Mh't followed here. Th* N*w York supi-em* Mart ha* H*hl that • pedestrian do*# not liar* t>» bio* oul f'»r *•»«* auUMiobll>*a ixlorn rroastng a I inter luiiatety • iupr«liw rotirt derision i will not mend a brokwti l»g l.lfe la gelling easier fur mort <t|ni. Nowaday* ni»*t of thru) ride In automobiles. 1 Koperants baa bean oftlcladly 1 ir.nirtiiitmj aa a laoituu' by the t* 1 H patent offlre. Hut that doeen't wwwill' mean I hat It IB a language () merer *»' Mans made of tantalum out wen tboa« made of aleel or gold Tlm rnxUr la on* aon lb*' never art*. i ii An erll mind <mn read evil lain; any art, however beneficent. Jimmy B»ye' I'v* awatted the flia* and cut IH« grass and plucked tha wesds from tha garden aa**. And molhar say a: "Vou may play now, Jam«i." But It'a too darned lata far any game* Only II of tha « SOI nwli that entered tha port of New York bit year front foreign land* wera will lug vaaaala. Definition. fnattnrt la thai tklrb l'>di • blind fly In a bald b»«<l. Only Iha ertravagsnt ran '«rk thwlr oil ran wltb a potato there days. That Shut Him Up. "What would you do If yo« bad * million dollars*' "l*»T Hire a priralt aecretary to answer fool queetioaa —Hoatuii Transcript. CLIAVAX The Grand old Chew " DO ACROBATS RIDE IN TAXIS, ENJOY WINE SUPPERS, LIVE HIGH GENERALLY? THEY DO Mm, Im tha acrobata an lha stag* I Do lhay not parform marvalouetyf Vasl And with such ease! Tha lady In pink flsrtiiings blow* klo*** to tha audianca and bowi and •how* har fiaehing taath in appro elation of tha appiauas. The lady in pink fleshlings runa to curvss. •ha iooka car*frs* ami wail fad. •aa thoaa two man! Thay *ra magnlficsnt specimens, ara thay not f Yaa. Th*y parform prodig loua f*at* of atrangth and agility Thay enjoy thalr work Thay amila aiway*. Thay radiata fare* and chssr. Thay. too, l**k eare-frs* and wall-fed. It must be fin* to be *n arrobal ■>u tb* stage Ii la a gay llf*. and an **ay on*. Vou work li minutes In tb* after noon and another IK minute* In the evening. and all the r«»i #1 tb* <lay you irn fye* lo dw<"ll In tbai Ml I'olielllla Whlrh la wherever 'tie ad or man hang* tip hla hat No lial-d work -for arrobatica aren t work, but fun No offlre hour* No reaponalblllll**. No Ixi»b< » Th*r* la, how*v*r, anoth*r aid* lo tha picture. Tha Aerial Bhsrwoods war* (o hava appeared at lha Orphaum thla w*ak. But th*y f*il 2» f**t from a trap«<» In Spokane laat wa*k, and th* man brofcs hi* ankle and'tha woman lay uncenseloue far many houra. Ho. at tb* laat momeut. lb* l»*r* brother■> vein eubetltat«il. Again, laat week, tit* Kngene Trio ai th* Orpheum numbered hut two Of now**, two l*n'i • trto, imi the third man waa wrapped In a plaster t-aal, having rrar>ed aome rlba Tb* two went on and did thwtr excellent beat, tint, whit* prarllrlag Krtday morning th* runny man of tit* i rln broke bht thumb ll* tried to go ou any bow, but tb* pain »a* *o terrible that even a profeaslo# at funny man rwnlda't rrark a ■mil* ft* th* man In Ih* platter cast want an instead. though ha waan't fit for anything but bad. Plenty of paint hid tha pallor of his cheeks. The muelc of th* art he*, tra severed up hit agonized breath -1 Ing as the broken snda of hla crack ed nb* ground together within their plaater armor. With taath clench ed and Hpa automatically amiiing, ne went through the act. and at the end ran forward to tha footlights with hla teammate and ami led and bowed Oh. It'a fin* to be an a/robat oa | tb* stag*' They're a queer lot, those srro- No, what happened to Bill? Bill stood up to get married. Minister said:— "Bill, do you take this woman to be your lawful, wedded wife?" What did Bill Say? Bill said:— "Just a moment, 1 11 tell you as soon as I take a chew of Hear about Bill ? I>ata Tb»y kwp to th<-fna> Iva Thay car" Hula for hl«th Ufa.' Th«*y'ra tba liardrit worker* In vaudvvtll*'-and tha imorHi paid Th<* lady la tha* pink llnbllnii who tuna to cHrvaa, la, rilna i|nn-« out <>f tan, tlia wife of tha l>l( man »uh tba curling rtioatarhHa. Aftar lha act, d« lhay jump Into ••a ******* * * * * * » PATIENT EXPERIMENT , o "What are you going lo rail 'bat mule (J f rou „ . a "Well, eub," ana»er*d |li» driver „t 'he \ a mad* ui> my mind I « irled ail <te names I r«„id (j,,Jr 'Mr , a g l neter k<-ep on buniln' mo .If I «v«-r find* oris lx, ft t a Hon to, da* wbut Isgiu-i-r rail 'im i ***aa*aaaaaaaaaaa*a*a » ' it IN THE EDITOR'S MAIL Kdllor Th* H'ar: Aa • Uxpgy«r< I ant dlaguated wltb tb* manage tuent of (b* roll'Ttlon of garbag* und*r th* lontrai t ayatf-m About five year* ago w* acre compelled to purrhaa* metal garbage rati* The health d*par»ment • lalm* <1 raa* with ro**r» did at«i wltb moat <4 the r«t and fly tiul *aar* l'nd*r th* old »yat*m of < ompetltl** garliag* •olle' tion, tb*' • olle< tor« after emptying th* raaa 1 imind them Now, rain or shin*. tb* ro* era are thrown on th< 1 * * * AT THK EMPREtI • • * | leading tb* bill at the Ktnprea* this week la John Whit*'* roinedy rlrraa, two tnulsw and flee time* as many greyhounds Th Is art. Into • hlrh aa abundanr-* of nrfMy I* worked, la the beat animal art •een at tbe Kmpreaa In many umkmis. Tb* big art la a "Wyoming IkimanM," a melody drama T)»< rllmat cotaea when the heroin* < omlnc ap behind two other rldert in a rar*. daab*a ahead of them al lha finishing I ape. They ride real ho rues Hugo tbe flwedlah Idlaleet prearher. sored a big bit |l>* Mala and Vemoa were two prat ty mlaaeta wltb awea< voire* geared Blue. Wlf* (starting on a trip)—l'll write to you every day while i'a gone- Hub—Heavens! Vou are not go ing to want money that often f— Boston Transcript | • ***' Hyffy | 0 - 1 ' ' r ' */ 4« T *N ' ,n ""'PtttHm* ** «h.r, lh, muKulif A4> . ** • - pp« th. va**+t flMhllngt mtntft . iroaiMl tod no ■(>»■« u r»plar«» ih*ni, ** ■ ■!»% Thir irurlwig, '-olkwtlr k*. t»T ••trtt, I « m "onto I heir >«■ ih* — •>><■ » »n. itii. inor* fty Hqiim of ot/f i ,M ' n app*aM to, i m < J 1 * A T A XI'A YKK AUDttß^eel ktaoik. My typ**rl(«r'» te tuft. And all my •.km ■ Tb«* old maehtit ■toud, '*PS Mat It hat in turf AT THE THEATIH THIS WEEK. Moore—Tnurto* Bene* Pkm. •n Tb* lottery iLr M e t ropol «an—Dart. Matt e—Out. Orpneum- V aod^rfflt. Cmprase—VaadeftOt. fentages -V»iid»Tll)a. Qrand VauderlUt as 4 plritirea *■ t ~ Hintilaia » deville.