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THE MORNING JOURNAL-COURIER, MONDAY, AFRIL 20, 1008.
JOURNAL-COURIER MOW II A V K.N. COVN. KntinnVd 1710. Hi!! C " " 1 Si r0 V ,M; CO. Iellrre. by (nrnrra in Clly, 12 ntn n wrrk, M rent n month, M for I nionlhn, M u jenr, 'I lie umo term by innll. SIhbIo mitten, a cent. TclrulionMi Knrroiu ii, hoom, am. nrniKKNR okfick, armi. Tlin WF.KHLY JOURNAL. Iurrt Tliiimdn.v. On Hollnr a Tear. CnrrlnBfnn mlillahrr H. A, Street lliialiirSK Miuinger T. K, V. Norman. .Advertising Manager IV. O. Oalmrn, , A. J. Slonno, , . Tniil Harnett.. KHMor-tn-Clilef . . . .MnaAfflno; Editor ntr rior Niiliserlhrr rrhn fall t reeolve 1hHr Journal-t nurler rrgulnrly anil on time will confer n fuvor on the management l7 lnnielln(ply reporting (o the Clr rulatlon .Miinnicrr. Telephone Jttmi. avoid Just here the temptitlon to fa-j virilism 1 also a problem for a com-1 m l'ol1 of the kind pr.jifiiil. Can It he lone? or ran Home other plan Hint will perve the country wllhiuit reference In t'avoreil commercial ju'curltleti he pro- Vlll"il? Tho whole object of tills currency Ionization Is to prevent the recurrence of panic. Tlie object Is it Ininlable one, lail It must iiivtir to i ii i who think liir enough that the canne or panics lie deeper than the need of more or different currency. The cause Is an eco nomic one tliHt bi'loiiKH to the chnrae ter of our Imlustrlnl nyKtem. The Indus trial world Is In the staKe of on evolu tion that calls for a new angle of view. There are Inevitable economic forces at work that. It Is not In the power of hihii to withstand. Ill-adjusted legislation only nifRTHVHles matters. To learn the laws of economic progress and legislate In line with them Is to legislate sanely, rnfnrttin.itely mopt leiclslators are not economists, though, they may be good lawyer.. It will be for the proposed currency commission to take cause In to aeoiiunt, than .i''.fo.0,nrio, (if this yeur'e excess of expenditures over receipts about $"2, Ofio.nwi Ik due to ty slump In Imports. Th cui.toniH receipt in this fiscal year tii date have b"cn fCSl.TBS, 107 as against J.'iTi.flll.'.'in In the corresponding period of the flH.'iil year IM7, As everybody tlncan't think a surplus In so very daiiperous this showing will not be wholly pleading. Hut of course JilO.OOO.ntirt n't much for the great and rich I'nlted States to run behind. The women of Russia and the men of Japan are tho most ejepert needle workers In the world. No wonder the men of Japan sewed up the men of ltiissla. , The Joiirnnl-t'niirfrr I for nle dally In York t Uy at llolallng'a New Mnnilw, Corner 3Mlii fitreel nnrl Promi na j, at 2lh htro-t and llroadnoy ami at 1 Park riner, totaling', (.rami Crn (ral Station. .Monday, April 20, 1ft OS. tt lUT CMIR MCVI'f If Solomon In all lila glory had been around yesterday ho wouldn't have felt Justified In putting on on nlr of superiority. It Is frequently slid that It Is the un expected that happens, hut In the de. feat of the Aldrlch bill It wan the ex pected that came to pass. The repre sentatives of the people Ht Wushlngton knew that the people generally had no confidence In tho measure as a useful one, and furthermore were directly In opposition to It. The fate of the Aldrlch bill carries out the forecast of Con gressman Mill of this state who sug gested facetiously, when the bill was mill In the senate, that with Its vari ous features eliminated It had a fair chance of passing. Some are expressing confidence In the Vreidand substitute as a likely meas ure. But against this Is the sta lenient of qne of the committee on banking and currency. "You may set It down as a fact," said this member, "that at no time will there be a majority of the banking and currency committee favor able to the Vrecland." This remark seems to Indicate the fate of this sub stitute measure, for It has many of the defects of the Aldrlch bill. It Is clear that the republican mem bers of tho house are ail at sea about currency legislation, but are going to make a brave effort tomorrow evening to have a meeting to devise some bill baaed on the Aldrkh-Vreeland meas ure. Some members are quite frank In their admission that they have a poser on their hands, and one committeeman has expressed his feeling that tho com mittee "Is the laughing Htoofc of the house." There can be no doubt that there Is both the humorous and serious Bide of this question. But that member of the house com mittee who declares that the Vreeland substitute ciuinot secure a majority of the committee also asserts that "the friends of asset currency realize that the Inclusion of commercial paper as a basis for banknote circulation Is a forward step." Doubtless It la a for ward step as a great departure from the accustomed plan of government bonds as a basis for bank Issue. Rut sometimes forward steps are slipping steps and therefore dangerous. If the proposal Is to make use of securities of selected corporations for bank circula tion, It Is a fair question to ask wheth er such an experiment will not aggra vate the very evils that arc to be rem edied. Any kind of commercial paper used for this purpose will be open to all the objections raised against the use of railroad bonds In the Aldrlch bill. Such securities are sure to he those nf established corporations, especially those having the character of monop oly. This would confer certain special privileges denied to Industrials that are not enjoying the fruits of monopoly, 'in principle, this Idea of asset currency l.s far from the democratic position and practice, which Is supposed to bo funda mental In government and an Inalien able right. It may be well to look twice and even more times before taking this "forward step" In asset currency legis lation. Therefore, why may not (lie anticipa tion .of Representative Watson of In diana he realized? "I anticipate." says Mr. watson, mat some sort or i cur rency commission will be provided for." If such shall prove to be the fact, It would be a mistake to appoint the members of the commission from la- vored Interests, They should be select ad from the country at large and lie men who can approach the question with unbiased minds, having no axe to grind, but qualified to bring econom ic scholarship nnd ripe Judgment, to bear on the situation and to recom mend legislation on the broad basis of the need of the whole people directly. The assumption has usually been here tofore that legislation for special Inter ests, as Intermediaries between the government, and the people, was the same as legislation for the people, This assumption was tho bnsls of Inrlff leg islation and Is not one to be repeated In currency legislation. A properly quail fled commission could make an Investi gation of the economic and Industrial condition of the country and of the ac tual physical value, exclusive of water, of such securities as are thought avail able for a currency basis. But how to HOW AMI rilTXCR. April was fickle enough yesterday to amply Justify any reputation for fickleness It may have acquired. It began by tempting people to go out. Into tho bright sunshine and the sofl alrn, and when It got them out It rained on them Just enough to teach theni that this Is an lincertnln world and that April Is a specially uncer tain factor In it, Then It did other things which made a variegated and curious Kaster Sunday of what start ed out as If It were going to be as tlno an Raster Sunday as ever was Well, never mind. While the r.nster hov may not nave lieen as bright and shining as it ha.i some times been, the substance was the Mime, as It ever Is. Rain or shine, there Is no change In the glory and the power of It. It tells of life and hope, and points tho way toward them. NO APP.IBKNT AIUTKMEXT. The temperance wave does not seem to be checked very much. Quite re- Iremely useful lately they cannot he particularly In love with such use fulness, Hnltlmore, San Francisco, lielsea and other places have called heavily on th Insurance companies during the last few years, Most of them have responded nobly and hon estly, Including our own well man aged Security. Rut they would like n rest from such culls, and thla wbol.i areless country n 1s a rest from such mormon fire lories as happen het'e. A wave of temperance, or pro hibition, Is sweeping over the coun try, jit Is high time for the country to be swept by a wave of reform that will decrease the awful losses that result from this almost constant sweeping by fire. HP. A I, CAI 'HP, OK TUP. I' 'VIC, It seems that a new argument I be ing presented now as a reason for the panic of last fall. Journals like the Engineering News have discovered It. Kor awhile searchers after the truth had got sidetracked. Some said voci ferously that President Roosevelt did It by talking too much, lie caused a decline of confidence at a tlmn when llnanclal powers In New York were doing their best to fix things up, Then, too, It was proclaimed that Wall street did It deliberately, with malice afore thought, to teach an object of.son to th country and to warn the president to say less. Now, it Is learned (hat these views were merely superficial. Th labor unions are found to be the real trotibler. Since some decisions of the supremo court have put Mumii on the tiilmggan attention lias been turned to them more. In looking back at the matter It seems at range that the unions should have he ii overlooked. Now It Is all clear. It Is charged that workers liavo been extravagant and have not put as much as they ought to In the banks and therefore (he amount of capital for investmi nt was decreased. of course those workers who did save something and put It In banks that went to pieces are feeling gratified that they themselves and their fellow workers are responsible rather than some body else. Another thing that contributed to the panic Is stated in this way: "Tho worst feature of the labor market of lDdfi was not the high prices and the short hours, but the ab solute Itietlleleticy of tho worker.' Hero is something calculated to make union people sit up and take notice. The Inetllcleney of 1901? pro Tho Oklahoma Indians who object to tho use nf wooden Indians as signs for cigar stores are Justified. Neltlur tihould they bo used to fill Yale statue niches. cently Illinois voted out of existence i,.iduced such an accumulative effect In 000 saloons, and In the south the tem perance sentiment has such Influence that It Is suggestod that the Democra tic party when it meets at Denver should put In Its platform a plank bearing on the subject; If not a prohi bition plank, then something approach ing It. The niove,nient generally Is of the local option character. There has not been arojsed such popular Inter est since the Watdilngtonlnn movement of sixty years ago Then the purpose was to scure. pledges to total abstin ence. Now It Is an effort to outlaw the saloon. In Illinois mars meetings, processions, and other demonstrations nr on III fire line. This Is very "n considerate tiner, nnd cunseH me grf.it grief:, as I have long- hnfor reported lo your honor. This Is two tlmen ,i spoiled tin work, coming and shouting like llinnder, nnd putting in up a tree mid making nie behave Ilk" an Infect. H In a very awkward fute to me and th tiger s most Inconsiderate." An estimate by 111 Rrltlsh Roard of Trad nf the sugar production of (he world for 1 !IOrt make a total of 14,31!, "HI Innir tons, nf which 7,!! 1 7,472 tons were can and ,t)tl,'i,!44 ton lioet, tint production of both kinds advancing practically at the snnie rate since Idas. In the production nf cane sugar Mrltlsh Indlit had the lnrst output nf 2,323. 400 tons and In beet sugar tlerntanv ranked first, with an output nf a. H H 2.' 1 S 7 tons. In coiiHiiinpl Ion of sugar per head Australia stands first nt I ;n pounds the I'nlted Stales coming nevt with SH pound and the I'nlted King dom following at M pounds. 4 EASTER COOKERY Willi Eastor cornea a revival of sooial functions. and dinners beoomo HK.IIT, AS I M'At,. The women of I'onconl, New Hamp shire, tiro struggling lo have the word "male" omitted from tho new city charter that Mayor Charles R. Cor ning has recently appointed a commit tee to draft. It Is asserted that the present charter of Concord one of the most antiquated In America. It Is a copy of Itoston's original charter, and among its provisions are minute directions to the chief of police as signing bl in all sorts of puritanical duties. Wltcltea are warned to re frain from their sinful practices and tradi smen against nelllnn ruin to In dians. The women now say that to prohibit them from voting at this ad vanced slate of the world Ih Just as nntlouated and us Irrational as th" provisions relating to witches. It Is, If the women want to vote, This, or something like It, has Just heei, perceived iii Ivnmnrlc, whore women who are taxpayer or tin' wives of taxpayers have been granted the right to vote The women of Con cord should certainly have as many privilege ns the women of Denmark. Little has been heard of late ahnut the application of electricity In the melting of Sheffield leP, but, say th Knglneer, that the Idea has not been abandoned Is proved by the fact thst several electric furnaces of (he Kellng type are being tried at works In the clly ai the present moment for Ihe pro duction of ellHt steel nf eruelhl quslltv. It has been decided to erect one of thee rurnar at the technical denartnient nf Sheltleld university for the benefit of (lie students. The owners of th patent contend that they have now devised furnace capable of lamina- out hlorh- gradn steel on a commercial bnsls. T.iii.nlmAn lrequont and oaoh laoateiu endoa vora to provide ocurses little different1'. Those little dlfferenoea sometimes require cooning u.u eils also "a lituo diflereni". That s the kind we specialize. We are continually adding to our assort- inenr, nf fa TiCV moUldtf 8Dd OUtterS as wjII as picking up all the new kitohen kinks that tome along. Wt wtlytu It know men ibnul tut Kilchtn Difarlmtnt. You'll ti l tturlh viiit't - p'itiwiu 1 ntirna'ii. SOCIETY oi n coivTF.Mrnn AHircs. floppy Kienlnn. (Th Ixindon Telegraph.) There can be no doubt that the work nf the Happy Kvenlngs association Is one of the most valuable of the agen- clej, which are tending more and more to correct the profound disadvantages nf th street-bred III Httd to evolve front the rising generation among the masse b sounder, it more cheerful, more eincirni race oi men a no women. 754MAPELSiV 320 eWE CT. industry n to produce a panic In e tuber, 1 HO". This is fiulte a shifting of ideas from those of sonic years past. There was a time In the old tariff arguments when one heard nothing rive man the tremendous efficiency nf American worklngtnen when compared with other countries, and on this account the government was bound to protect them through the tarifY. American worklngmen were rated double the efficiency of their Prltlsh cousins and four anil five times that of the reft of Kurope, but In l0fi this efficiency has taken such a drop that It Is startling, preceded the voting. "It Is evident on land only Just discovered. The nitse every hand," snys our fc llow-cltlzeu, ! of this rapid decline Is a proper sub Hugh .1. Reynolds, In a letter to Theject.to Investigate. I'or the present Journal-Courier on Saturday, "that the! at any rate It serves to explain .me people of the whole I'nlted States a,re being carried flway Into a (state of fren lled excitement." This Is more than of ihe reasons for the panic. If the workers had steadily Increased .heir rttlclency so as to give a more solid prohlhitlonlsts would say, for they are ; r.npp'irt to financial speculations nf not quite sure of "the whole of the j the period the panic would not have I'nlted. States." Indeed, the temperance effort has reached congress and It Is urged that certain laws be provided to prevent the actual keeping of saloons under a na tional license In States where the busi ness Is prohibited by state enactment. Whether the change of sentiment will have the same results In the North as In the South ari l ome parts of the West l a question. While not attaln lng'to full prohibition It will seek re strictions In certain particulars: and as concerns activity In politics. The whole struggle has its interesting feat urea. Those who are protecting their Investments In the business are also having their processions and meetings, as for example the great parade not long ago In Chicago to protest, against restrictive legislation. The whole strug gle Ih .evidently a part of the great moral wave that has manifested Itself In tin many different ways the past few years. happened. It was not a matter of predatory acumen nnd overreaching, but labor Inetllcleney. Any one can see this with hnlf an eye. Rut the Engineering News Is not without sonn kindly advice nnd .iug gestlon In the matter. It asks: "Have the labor unions learned a lesson from the. experience of the past few months?" Just what lesson Is needed Is not stated. But It Is a foregone con clusion that If there are any Instruc tion books to be had the wide-awake unionists will begin to study. AN Ol li;H WOltTII TKIVO., Once In awhile a good thing Is done by one of the societies organiz ed to du good things. That Is a good thing which the Lincoln IMucatlonal League has done In providing ft fund of $!0,000 to he used toward placing In the schoolhouses throughout the country bronze tablets bearing the full text of Abraham Lincoln's ad dress at Gettysburg. The league Is Incorporated under tho New York State laws and has opened headipiar fers at No. 3S Last 21st street. Its officer are: Wilson W. lloag, pres ident; John R. Kvans, vice president; lrancls !. Tandy, secretary and treasurer, and the advisory board, Levi P. Morton, Judd Stewart. St. Clair Miselway, the Rev. James R. Vy, Truman II. Rnrtlett, IMward Kvrrett Hale and Mayor McClcllan. The fund provided by the league Is to be devoted to paying one-half the cost of each tablet, If the school or any person Intrrrstml In It will con tribute the other half. This ofrer ought to tie met more than half way. What Is there, out side of Ktcred literature, that Is bet ter to keep perpetually before the children of this country than this Gettysburg address? What can they learn more from, or be more Inspired by? Wo hope the New Haven schools will all soon be equipped with these tabids. Splaklira from the Temperance Wave. (The Hostnn Transcript.) A few splashes from the temper alien tvnvn hive hit I) In. , to iti,n,l I thotiKli t has not ff it. the Impact of tho main force. A bill of n restrictive character passed the House of Repre sentative yesterday, the principal fe.i titte nf which was a provision limiting the number of llcetit-es to one for every ti'i'i Inhabitants. In this state ' that would be regarded . as extraordinary liberality to the saloon trude, but should the measure pass It would re duce the number of license In the State by 447, it would wipe out nearly 2U0 In Providence alone, nnd almost eul In two the number of places In I'awtticket and W'oonsoeket. Licenses for place within iiii'i feet of n church, nublh school or ii parochial school are forbid- tlen, and druggists' licenses are not In- clmleii In the reckonnlng. It was a kind of harmony measure, both parties stronitly supporting II. and very few standing out in opposition. A SOLID FOUNDATION. The most solid foundation on widen to build future business la a strong reserve fund Id the Mcrcliunts Ntitlouul Hunk. lour account Is respectfully Invited unit will receive our best attention. The Merchants National Bank 276 STATU STREET. State and City Depositary. Cnpltlil $350,000.00 Surplus and Troflts. .2l!i.917.00 One eminent scientist having assert ed that the world Is going to dry up, another eminent scientist nss"Hs that the world's inhabitants will not din of thirst for at least r.O.OeO. 011(1 venrs. Put many unscientific people In the West and South feel that It Is already gut ting pretty dry In those, regions. Judge Light of Norwalk In this i state urged the teachers of Norwalk to spend an hour each day In the de velopment of personal magnetism. We don't believe they need to. not a nAWircnni s fu Rpi t n. Those who think a deficit. Is less dan gerous than a, surplus will perhaps he encouraged by the fact that the large balance of trrde which the United State will realize In this fiscal year will be offset by a treasury deficit amounting probably to somewhere near $00,000,000. At the close of business IhsI Friday the ex. ess of expenditures over receipts since July 1, ICO", reached nearly $43,000,000. Of this deficit $7, 2Sfl,r74 has ben accumulated In the first, seventeen days of April. For the present month the running expenses nf the government will probably amount to something like $12,000,000 more than the current Income. The treasury state ment shows that the current account nf the government Is less favorable than It was a yeai ago, the difference amounting to more than $fln,onn,non. A year ago Instead of a. deficit of nearly $13,000,000 then was a surplus of more Ihe Dreaded Time. I nm sitting on the fence, Alary, I'm slttliiR nit the fence; And no one In the world, dear, Hut you can hid me hence. 1 know not what to do, Mary, To fiee from what I can, Or slay at home wlmte'cr betide And face it like a than. Vnu're going to hnit'e-clean. Mary, You said perhaps next week; I shuddered at the words, Mary, F'nr I. alas! am weak; I thought of scrappy dinners, dear, I thought of carpet men, I thought of stovepipes and t swore, I'or I was selfish then. nomame Is dying hard. Mary, Put must It not be dumb, When carpets you nre taking up Ami hammer linrd your thumb? When we men fall In love, Mary, Life' an Idyllic dream! lint when l .enicies o cleaning house, 'TIs only nne loin fa-ream! - Baltimore American. FIWK l.ntsi,.. The Boston Globe points out that the value find Importance of fire in surance have, been again freshly and signally Illustrated by the Chelsea disaster. The latest and most con servative estimate of the total Insur ance on the property destroyed place It at. about. Jd.SOO.OOO. This covers public buildings, churches, schools, factories, stores and residences, Not all were covered by Insurance, but a large percentage were Insured. The Globe also points out that It. Is es pecially Interesting at. this time, when the general court Is being ask ed by several towns for authority to go Into the business of municipal In surance, to note that such a policy, It In force in Chelsea, would have been very bad for that city. As It Is, Chelsea wns wise enough, owing to her high tax rate, to Insure some of her public buildings, so that there will n t be so great a loss in that re spect. Hut If the city had b.icn transacting a general municipal bus iness the money losses would have been many millions more. This Is one of the ways of looking at It. Another Is that while the In surance companies have been es- Now swings out again and makes up in pace and profu. sion for the forty days of ab. stinenco. Are, you ready for it ? We are ready to make you ready. Chase & Co i Outfitters for Men. 1018-1020 Chapel St. The Tltlril-Trrni Talk. (The Christian Heglsler.) From any point of view, whether It comes as a threat or a promise, the proposal to make Theodore Roosevelt the President of the I'nlted States aft er the 4th of March, IflOfl, In splto o( bis repeated pledge not to be a candi date fur another term, reveals a dan ger which ought to lie guarded against by men of all parties. We believe that the better wa'y would bo to elect a president for seven years, and then make him Ineligible under any circum stances tor a second term. To hold that the welfare of the republic de- leuds upon the elect Ion of any man. towever Rood or great. Is a dangerous confession of the weakness of our In stitutions It Is not nearly so true now ns It was at the end of (leneral Wash- Inglon s career that the wisdom and au- Ihorltv of any one man must be male a condition of national prosperity ami moral well-being. To assert this Is to confess a danger that does not cxlat. Now Is House-Cleaning Time and Don't Neglect Your Piano. Pianos tuned, repalrd and varnlshen ty expe rienced workmen at moderate prices. I'lanos moved by the best pluno-movlng establishment in the city. CHARLES II. LOOttIS, K37 CHAI'F.1. STHEKT. Antique Jewelry WK have recently re ceived u most Inter rstliiK collection of Antique Jewelry and other ancient objects nf art In gold and silver. These ar ticles arc among the II nest examples of antique Jewelry ever shown In any shop In America Just ' the things for tasteful gifts. We will gladly show them to all Interested. 1 1sMora Alnsy Welcome. ' F. ff. TIERNAN & CO. 827 Chapel Street l nilerslii'llrs for llonnrclis. (London Hlaek and White.) In a land of distrust like Itussla It Is only natural that the precautions taken should be of the most drastic order, hence the use of the royal understudy, who lias always been a conspicuous fig ure at the court. Indeed, It was the understudy of the late Czar Alexander 111 i man named Kotnaroff who was murdered In Moscow some years ago, when the murderer thought he had covered himself with glory by assassin- fltlna: the cr.ar. Nicholas, like Ills riitliT before him, lias an understudy, and the nianv state functions tie attended at the onrnlnB of bin relntt. when the re- latlotiH with his people were less strained than they are to-day. were at tended for the most part by proxy. No monarch, however, made such frc'iuent use of his understudy as the late Km neror William of I lerinaiiy. Every day, as the clock struck 12. the emperor came out ami bowed on the palace ha' cony. It was not until some time aft er the emperor's demise that the secret was made known that the man who appeared dally on the balcony was the roval understudy. And the person who B:i'e the secret away was the great Hismarck. "Cyrus, did jou mall that lcttir I handed you this morning before you Marled from home?" , "l did. Emily. You had stamped It, I presume?" ''Whv, no, I expected you to do that. "Well, I didn't." Chicago Tribune. "Well." said Mrs. Casey, proudly, "my Dennis was wan o' the pallbearers at the fiinerHl o tho rlcli Michael Jioiligaii Ih'dnv.' "Ay!" replied Mrs. C'assldy, Jealously. "'twas we II lilted for the Job yer hus band was: shure. bo's used to carrying the'bler that some wan else pays fur." Philadelphia I'ress. "Jones never can forget his business for a minute. Evon at the ball last nlaht " "Well, what happened?" "When a young lady told hint that her partner had engaged her for the next dance he immediately offered to buy out her partnor." Detroit Ftce Press. The Todd Corsets tur nlsh the correct foun dation for the highest attainment of the dress makers' art. Tha high bust, small waist and flat abdomen effect em bodied In thess gar ments are the correct portrayal of tha latest figure requirements. , , Elastlo stockings, sta Henry H. Todd 283-284 YORK IT. Wedding Stationery Our completely equipped factory for the engraving and printing of WEDDING STATIONERY insures prompt and satisfactory execution of all orders entrusted. THE FORD COMPANY xtii;s ami noic;i. An electrical Instrument recently In vented for avoiding Ihe pain Incident to the extraction of teeth has attracted considerable attention. Briefly, It enn- slts of adjustable prongs, carrying tuit ions and connected with an electric battery, The buttons ate placed on the face over the nerves lending from th' teeth to Ihe hrnln, and h circuit Is es tablished the moment the extracting Instrument touches the tooth. mri.u trim. lf im you believe all this about man being descended from n monkey? She You surely haven't the face to deny It. Philadelphia Inquirer. Alias was holding the world on his shoulders. "A small matter," he pro tested; "suppose It was a Merry Widow hal?" Herewith all realized It was a trifle. Chicago Tribune. Mother Oh, Hobby; you naughty bov, you've been smoking! - Pause.) Poor darling, do you feel very bad? Hobby (who has been well brought iipi-Tliank you. I'm living. Punch. "1 suppose," said the sad-eyed youth at Ihe musical, "you know Ihe differ, (tier- between canto and coloratura." "Voting man." answered Mr. ('timrox, severely, "I never bet on race horses." --Washington Star. Mrs. flramerey I hear the customs authorities seized all the finery you brought over front Paris. Will It be a total Ions'- Mrs. Park Why. no. dear; t got my tin me In the papers. Puck, To the Journal of the (ilpsy Lore so ciety A. n, Hlnelalr contributes an ar ticle on the Oriental gipsies. His view that there are no Indian gipsies, savs Nature, thai the recent find of Oriental books at Ttirfan. with ottier evidence, shows Hint clvlllr.al Ion and phonetics we have been wont lo consider special to India flourished at one time north of the Himalayas, and that therefore there Is no need to seek the origin of the Pomanl speech In I ml la. Is startling. The effort lo secure the Moorish ban dit Ha Innll for the Imdon hippodrome has failed. The n'ttnK manager n-n was trusted with the delicate mission aays In n loiter: "Halsull ls not the man we lltlnk. but a very lilh and Important persomtK, a holy man. Her eof of the family and In the direct llii" aae of the prophet, so thai you will understand why a certain man In high position should tell tue that 1 might as well nsk Ihe snlian himself to come to London." LORGNETTES This Is the way a native subordinate In India described himself in a trying situation: "I'p a tree where adhere with much naln and composure whtl" big User roaring In a very awful mini- "'r'r'r'r4'r'r Unequalled Values in Furniture and Bedding Never before have we shown such a large and strict ly up-to-date assortment of Furniture and Bedding as we are now exhibiting. This means that our stock is positively without an equal in the high quality, the ex tensive assortment, and the very low price. We would consider it a favor to satisfy you concerning this state ; ment, whether or not you wish to buy. I THE BOWDITCH FURNITURE CO., ' 100-102-104-106 ORANGE STREET. xi W'p linve Rrvrrnl now pprirnr FOR EASTER. f'M-W ...... ... 1 , !.... 1.',. ....... 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