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fllE OMAHA DAILY BEE: WEDESDAT, NOVEMBER 12, 1902.
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Kvenlng and dunday bee printed during the month of October. lSWi, was as follws: 1 30.TOO " 17 31,820 t... 80.9:i0 18 31,430 31.1MO . 19 30,400 30.U70 20 8a.a4o , C mi,::no zi su.nuo a .H.HtO 22 81.BT0 7 . 3O.01O 23 81.740 t 31,070 24 3S,lBO , 1 81,000 25 31,140 V 81.100 26 iSO,2S 11 .82,000 27 31.O70 12 20.920 28 31.60O 13 31.3!40 St 31.030 It .31,230 30 82,300 15 81.H40 31..., 31,330 16 32,700 - Total 969.815 Less unsold and returned copies 9,872 Net total sales........' 959,743 Net average sales., 8O.059 . - GEO ROE B. TZ8CHUCK. ' Subscribed In my presence and sworn to before mo this 81st day of October, A. D. 1S02. M. B. HUNOATE. (Seal.) . Notary Public The coal donler Is patient on the theory that everything comes to him who waits. On second thought. Our Dave has decided not to enter the speakership race this time. The opinion of Iowa republicans is Terwhelnilngly In favor of Congress man Cannon for speaker. . The New York papers are loudly com plaining because anthracite coal Is (8 a ton. They would drop dead if they had to pay western prices for that article. Union Pacific strikers are preparing tor an all winter's campaign. But what lore the patrons of the road who want to ee trains resume time card schedules to do? I Omaha Is becoming such a good show town that the theatrical promoters threaten to Invade In full force. Our only advice Is, "Don't spoil a good thing." The burning of the East river bridge at New Y'ork suggests that a fire Insur ance policy should be taken out In ad vance on the proposed tunnel under the North river. The greatest civic demonstration In Cuba, since its Independence, to enforce the legalization of cock lighting shows that the patriots are alive to the privi leges and diguity of liberty. It looks as if Colombia were attracting so much attention to Its revolutionary fiesta that all the other South. American republics are eager to go Into the game Just to protect their reputations. ' County Clerk Drexel hbd the unusual privilege of stepping Into an elective office without a long string of campaign bills to pay. But he won't come out that easy w hen he tries for a second term. The supreme court of the United States has put the Seal of approval upon pink oleomargarine, but with an equally divided court. If It should be asked to endorse pink lemonade, we would fear for the result. As a result of his tour of the United States Mascagnl, the Italian composer, la acquiring some valuable experience In the methods of our courts and law officers, even If he is not adding to his ruublcal couquests. Of course there was no politics what ever iu the Baldwln-Mercer-Broatch po lice board withholding Its police decapl tatlous until the first meeting after elec tion. The new reform police board Is strictly out of politics. AH members of the Omaha police and fire departments are supposed to be pro tected by civil service regulations from arbitrary, displacement. If civil service does not protect It is high time that the law be fixed so that it does. In fixing their ballots for the late elec tion the people of Arizona, Oklahoma and New Mexico, who w ant statehood, ought to have remembered that for suae time to come they can secure it only through the republican party. The American Federation of Labor at Its annual convention about to meet lu New Orleans proposes to hold eight hour sessions dally until all its business is 'transacted. This Is practicing the eight hour doctrine as well us preaching It General Chaffee thinks that supersti 4tlou constitutes the chief obstacle In the wsy of progress iu the Philippines. Our .ttrxt war will have to be a war of ex termination ou oriental hobgoblins aud iliglv own acquired along with our Ulaud 4acMlona. THt SPEAKERSHIP CAMPAIGN. There It no question hat at this time Hon. Joseph U. Cannon la the strongest candidate for speaker of the house of representatives of the Fifty-eighth con gress, and It Is evident that bis candi dacy Is growing In favor, particularly In the west. He lias been endorsed by a majority of the Illinois delegation and of course all the republicans-elect from that state to the next congress will sup port hliu. It Is stated that assurances of support have been rt-celved from a ma jority of republican congressmen In half a dozen other states, among them Ne braska, Iowa and Kansas. Thus the Cannon campaign has gotten an excel lent start and may be expected to make good progress from now on. Among the most active supporters of the Illinois candidate Is said to be Representative Tawney of Minnesota, who had been talked of for the speakership and who will make a tour of the northwest In the Interest of Mr. Cannon. It Is noted that he was a most effective worker In behalf of Speaker Henderson's candi dacy three years ago. Meanwhile It Is Interesting to note the expressions of cordial commendation of Mr. Cannon which his candidacy for the speakership has elicited. The Philadel phia Press, of which Charles Emory Smith, former postmaster general. Is editor, says: "Let no one disparage Joseph G. Cannon. He Is a glorious veteran, true, straight, square, who through a long series of years has done splendid service and who Is Justly hon ored by all that honor courageous and honest fidelity to the public Interests." The Springfield Republican says that Mr. Cannon enn be depended upon to keep a tight hold upon the public purse; "Extravagance in legislation Is not likely to characterize his speakership and dur ing the next few years It may be well for the country to have such a man at the head of the house." The New York Evening Post remarks that "If a cau tious speaker Is wanted, adverse to Inno vations and opposed to bold Initiative of any sort, Mr. Cannon would seem to be Just the man." The Baltimore Amerlcan'expresses the opinion that Mr. Cannon in the speaker's chair would give pleasure and prompt confidence In all parts of the country. Such expres sions show how generally -and well the able and faithful services of Mr. Cannon, as chairman of the house committee on appropriations, are appreciated. As now Indicated, the contest will finally be between Representative Dal zell of Pennsylvania and Mr. Cannon, the other candidates dropping out There Is some talk that the question of tariff revision may exert . an Influence upon the choice, but this Is altogether mprobable, there being no more earnest friend of the protective policy than Joseph G. Cannon. A SIGNIFICANT SCOUKSTION. President Roosevelt Is credited with sflylng that "the people have given the republican party a chance to make good." The remark seems characteristic and at any rate is significant What has the republican party to do In order to "make good?" In the last national platform of the party It Is declared that "we condemn all conspiracies and combinations in tended to restrict business, to create monopolies, to limit production or to control prices, and favor such leglsla tlon as will effectually restrain and pre vent .all such abuses, protect and pro mote competition and secure the rights of producers, laborers and all who are engaged in Industry and commerce. One of the most Important duties before the republican party Is to make good this declaration and the people expect this to be done and without unnecessary delay. The platform favored the policy of reciprocity, "so directed as to open our markets on favorable terms for what we do not ourselves produce In return for free foreign markets." This policy was strongly advocated by Presl dent McKinley In his last deliverance to his countrymen, in which be said that It was essential to the maintenance and growth of our foreign commerce. It has the support of the present administra tion, as shown by the fact that It has re cently secured the extension of several reciprocity treaties to cover the short session of congress. All who are con cerned In the extension of foreign trade, all who believe with McKinley that "reciprocity Is the natural outgrowth of our wonderful Industrial development under the domestic policy now firmly established," will expect the republican party to "make good" In regard to this policy. Another thing, and by no means the least Important which .the repub lican party Is expected to do Is that of amending the Interstate commerce law so as to Increase the power of the com mission and better enable It to remedy the discriminations and other abuses on the part of common carriers that now exist. The republican party stands firmly by the policy of protection to American Industries and labor and this position has again been endorsed by a majority of the people. Therefore protection will be maintained, but this does not neces sarily mean that there will be no change or modi ilea flon In any schedule of the existing tariff. It Is of course not at all probable that at the coming' short ses slon any serious attempt will be made to change the tariff. Very likely the matter will receive no consideration whatever. But It is extremely probable that there will be modifications of some of the schedules by the Fifty-eighth con gress. iu paramount question upon which the republican party must "make good." In order to hold popular confl dence and support Is that of the regula tlon and supervision of the combinations or trusts. It has given the country an unqualified pledge In regard to this which- It cannot afford to disregard. There is no doubt that President Roose velt will do his duty In the matter. He courageously met this ' question before the election and he will sot be less brave now In dealing with II If the republic ans In congress have a due sen so of tlieif duty and responsibility the demand of the people In regard to the trusts will be compiled with before the close of the next session. BROATCHISM BAMPAST. The Broatch police board has once more shown Its hand. The provisions of the charter relating to the govern ment of the police and fire departments contemplate the enforcement of civil service rules, which rest upon the key stone of "No removal except for cause." That principle has 'been repeatedly up held by decisions of the courts when po licemen who were summarily removed without cause have secured Judgments against the city for salaries after their discharge on the ground of retrench ment. With all these precedents and Judicial decisions before It, the police board has dismissed sixteen policemen, most of whom had been many years In the service, by a resolution declaring that they were permanently discharged for lack of funds. At the same meeting the sham reform board granted leave of absence with pay to a police officer, thus giving the lie to Its false pretensions. The board doubtless had a .right to de crease the force temporarily If the funds at its disposal were not sufficient to re-1 tain the ordinary force In active service. If It became necessary to lay off Blxteen men, the sixteen patrolmen who had been enrolled most recently should, by rights, have been granted temporary leave of absence. That, however, did not serve the purpose of the .Broatch board. Such a condition could not ex tend beyond the new year, or, at the worst, for ninety days, but the Broatch police board has shown no disposition to live up to the spirit or letter of the law. Quite the reverse. Its manifest purpose Is to reorganize the police and make It subservient to promote the ambition of W. J. Broatch to become mayor of Omaha. Just such conduct radically at variance with the spirit and letter of the law emphasizes the Imperative de mand for home rule and legislation that will make It impossible for police boards to accomplish by Indirection and chican ery what Is forbidden to be done by di rect action. So long as the police force remains as mere foot ball and plaything for police commissioners there can be no Incentive to ambition. When policemen are guar anteed stability of employment during good behavior and promotion according to merit the city will enjoy efficient po lice protection. VVLUHADU ELCVTIUN FRA VD9. The republican press and party In Colorado are to be commended for the conservative attitude they have taken with reference to the frauds In the late election In that state. It Is the fair, Judicial position that if the frauds al leged to have beta committed In Denver are proved, then the legal and political consequences should follow, but tnai the democratic legislative candidates are not to be ousted arbitrarily and as a matter of mere partisanship. In any view the Colorado republicans won a most notaoie victory, carrying most of the counties, all but one of the congressional districts the lower house and the whole state ticket and this In a state which returned a Bryan major ity of 134,88:2 in 181KJ and of 20,001 in 1900. Nothing but the fact that one-half of the membership of the state senate holds over prevented them from carry ing that body also, thus securing a big majority In the legislature on Joint bal lot and the defeat of Teller for the sen atorshlp. Aa It Is, control of the legis lature on Joint ballot depends entirely on the contest on the members from Amnnhoe countv. In which Denver Is situated. There Is the most positive assertion of extensive and systematic frauds In the democratic Interest In the city of Den ver. They run the whole gamut of po- Utical corruption, embracing elaborate frauds in registration and balloting, bribery, repeating, colonization and con nivance and Intimidation by the demo cratic police and election authorities. These crimes were promptly and spe cifically charged at the time, and so overwhelming were the proofs that good citizens without distinction as to party organized In advance of the election to expose and punish the perpetrators. It Is a difficult task to trace wiw legal proof such a system of corruption in all Its ramifications, especially wnen Investigation tends so powerfully to ex cite partisan passion. The Investigation, however, is proceeding in the courts in an orderly manner, and upon Its result will depend the contest before the legis lature. Whether the exposure of the election frauds can be made legally ef fective to defeat their unrighteous pur pose or not. It will be morally effective to finish democratic and fusion misrule In Colorado. It Is announced that a majority of the republicans who will make up Ne braska's delegation in the Fifty-eighth congress have already given assurances that they may be counted on for Mr. Cannon of Illinois for speaker. That is the proper thing. Mr. Cannon Is not only the typical western candidate, but he is Identified with Nebraska next to Illinois through heavy personal Invest ments In Nebraska farm lands by which he has bound his own fortune up with the prosperity of this state. With Mr. Cannon as speaker of the house, ise braska may be sure of a fair deal ou any legislation in which it may be di rectly concerned. Great Britain hopes to free Itself from dependence upon America for its cotton by encouraging the growth of cotton In Its South African colonies. The fear, however, Is expressed that a number of years will elapse before the west coast of Africa can be made a serious com petitor with the southern states. By the time the African cotton fields con- trtbue appreciably to the supply required for the world's markets the United States will have a population at home that will consume practically all the cotton produced here while the people In the far east will take the surplus, if there Is any that the Englishman does not want The school' bonrd has held one con tractor liable foralllng to comply fully with the specifications In the construc tion of the High school building. When ever the specifications are changed the contractor does not hesitate to put In a bill of extras and the rule should work both ways. It should be enforced, how ever, without discrimination on all the contractors who may be In the same boat If the Union Pacific bridge across the Missouri at this point should be dam aged by fire to the extent of half Its value, does anyone Imagine the loss would be given at 11,500? Yet that is the assesHiuent upon which the Ne braska half of the bridge Is paying state, county and local taxes. A Job Well Don. Brooklyn Eagle. "The federals are cheating!" "The re publicans are frauds!" Biff bang! come the echoes from Porto Rico. Only four years among us, yet how sweetly assimilated! Might Have Made It Vaaalsnows. Indianapolis Journal The republican majority In Iowa ts 74,872, and the party carried eighty-eight counties out of a total of ninety-nine. The party does not seem to be particularly disrupted on the tariff question. The Art of Persuasion. Chicago New. The sultan of Bacolod has sent word to Captain Pershing that he does not want war. It seems that there are ne&tnens wno can get a great truth pounded Into their heads after a long while. Poor Pay and Perquisites. Philadelphia Record. There Is a town in Illinois In which the councllmen receive a salary of 25 cents a year. In Philadelphia the councllmen get no salary at all, and yet some of them con tinue to accumulate small fortunes during their official terms, especially In times of railway franchise conveyances. Hope Oa, Hope Evert Baltimore American. A St. Louis judge has ruled that a citi zen has the right to pull the bell of a car when he has failed to get the car to stop by the ordinary means. It begins to look as though In the superior civilization of the twentieth century mere citizens are to be accorded more rights than the priv ilege of existing. Sugar Kings Buckle To, Indianapolis Journal. The beet sugar Interests sent a lot of sugar to New York to sell at a certain price as a sort of defiance to the cane sugar refiners. Now two Independent refining companies in New York have marked the price down 10 points, and outside of the so-called sugar trust a sugar war Is In progress. The public can witness such a war with Indifference. Checking a Freak Mo-rement. Philadelphia Record. Eleven Cuban children have been refused admission to this country by the Immigra tion authorities at .New York, ostensibly because they might become public charges, but in reality because they were consigned for Instruction to a freak school In Cali fornia, where the Instructors claim rare theosophlc powers, jitd t'je soul of a fol lower of Mme. Blavatsky Is incarnated in a pet spaniel. Truly, the ways of the seeker after free advertising are past finding out. Signs of Robust Appetite. New York Sun. The soldiers in the Philippines are devel oping a hearty appetite for sauerkraut, and the War department will try to satisfy it. When they asked for candy they got it In large quantities, and pickled cabbage will be hurried to them that they may get the sour of life as well as the sweet. Probably the army cook book lacks any recipes for the preparation of sauerkraut and candy In a single dish, but it may be taken for granted that some soldiers will combine the two articles more or less In timately. May their digestions be as strong aa their hearts! One Cent Postage. New York Tribune. The revenues of the postal department are increasing so rapidly that predictions of 1-cent stamps for letters are beard In many quarters. It cannot be doubted that the halving of the present rate would be popular and would bring about huge ad ditions to the total of letters sent through the malls. Penny postage long ago was hailed with Jubilation in Great Britain, as it well might be. The English penny is worth about two of our Yankee cents, but so many things are now sold for a cent apiece that the publlo welcome to letter stamps costing 1 cent each would be gen eral and emphatic. Postal cards are unsat isfactory substitutes for sealed envelopes. May the era of 1-cent postage for every part of American territory soon be here! KEEP OFF THE GRASS. Chicago Record -Herald: General Corbln has come out against weddings la the army. He says it Injures aa officer's use fulness to get married while he Is In the service. General Corbln took a bride home a few years ago and he ought to know what he la talking about. Kansas City Star: The recommendation of General Corbln to young army officers not to marry Is not necessarily authenti cated by the fact that he followed his own advice. The general, who was born In 1842, was married only last November. Whether such procrastination enhances the amia bility and general quality of a husband Is a question which must be held In abeyance until Mrs. Corbln has been interviewed. Indianapolis' Journal: Major General Corbln, adjutant general of the army, thing's "the early marriage of the younger officers of the army, many of whom are entirely dependent upon their pay and allowances tor support. Is greatly to be deplored and should be discouraged." He advances soms reasons for this view, but good ones can be advanced on the other side. Nearly all of our greatest soldiers have married early in life and have not been handicapped In their careers. The whole subject Is on that should be left to Individual discretion. Springfield Republican: "Early marriage is greatly to be deplored." says General Corbln. "and should be discouraged. A young officer should have but one allegi ance, and that should be the service." His chief argument, apparently, Is that the younger officers do not get pay enough to warrant the maintenance of families, al though, as a matter of fact, millions of decent folks get married In civil life on no greater Incomes. The anti-marriage idea was evidently brought borne by General Corbln from Germany. The kaiser dlsap proves of the matrimonial bablt unless the officer has private means aside from his . salary. nOt'HD ABOtT NEW YORK. Ripples en the Current of 1.1 fe la the Metropolis. The cart-tail orator has become a cam paign fliture In the crowded sections of the city. Efforts were made to dispense with this form of electioneering last month, but the rival parties were suspicious of each other and the oratory plowed on In In creased volume. Practical politicians do not value It highly. They have come to re gard it as a means of disbursing money In a direction where money must go in one form or another. The teamster, the wagon owner, the four-ply band, the orator and the torch bearers each get a handout. They are kept busy night after night and give some return for the money, besides being kept out of reach of the opposition. The orators have no easy time, especially when they turn loose In an opposition district. Generally the annoyance consists of harm less missiles and cat calls, though occasion ally a knock-down argument enlivens the proceedings. On one occasion a boozy Inter rupter attempted to swipe tho speaker's coat. "If you don't quit your nonsense and get out of here," said the speaker to him sharply, "I'll tell you what you are and who you are right In front of this crowd. I'll do it anyway," he shouted as his tor menter sneered at him. "I call the atten tion of the police to what I am about to say. I defy this man to deny the ehnrges or to undertake to defend himself from it In court," Everybody by this time was paying at tention to the speaker. He leveled a long, lean finger of accusation and yelled: You are, and I can prove that you are. a gregarious protoplasm of Inebriety!" The crowd was silent for a moment. Then It yelled with delight as It saw that the in terrupter did not dare to deny the awful charge. He, conscious, perhaps, of offences against society which he thought hlra from publlo knowledge, slunk back, dodged the eye of the police and made for sheltering darkness, while the orator watched him with triumphant contempt. "Say, mister," remarked one of the audi ence who had been the loudest of those who laughed at the Insults that the inter rupter had thrown at the speaker, "you had him right that time. I know he done that, an' the police oughter have locked him up fer it when he did It, free years ago." "It Is the men who commit such un mentionable crimes as that which I have distantly Indicated by the language he forced me to use," said the speaker, "that make up the party opposed to us. And now, my friends " And he launched Into his harrangue at full length. Another class of orators have appeared east of the Bowery this year, according to the Sun, and these are even more attrac tive to the wanderer in search of strange sights and sounds than are the battalion of cart-tail speakers. These are the "boy orators." Little scamps of 12 and IS and the ages between go about dragging with them as big a box as they can handle. They set this down and mount It wherever the prospects of an audience seem promising. Sometimes the orator will have a number of affectionate satellites who carry along for htm a huge packing box and boost him to the top when speech making times come. These boys apparently have been members of some of the man debating clubs which are fostered by tba social settlements of the neighborhood. At any rate, they discuss the most for midable economic and International ques tions with the utmost freedom. They never lack for words and an opinion and are ever ready to quote John Stuart Mill and Herbert Spencer In defense of their theo ries. They seldom descend to mentioning candidates for offices. They are content to tell how in their opinion the coal strike ought to have been settled and how those who are Interested in revising the tariff ought to proceed. They have, as a rule, much more atten tive and respectful audiences than do the push-cart men and are regarded with some thing like superstitious veneration by fathers and mothers and grandparents, who listen to them with open-mouthed delight. A magnificent addition to the educa tional facilities of New York City will be made when the plans formed by the New York Historical society shall have been completed. A building Is to be Immedi ately erected fronting on Central park from the west and running from Seventy-sixth to Seventy-seventh streets. This Is to be Bed as, a library, museum and headquar ters for this rich, old and useful organi sation. The library will have a capacity of 368,000 volumes and will be adjoined by a reading room and two large picture gal leries. There wlll.be an auditorium ca pable of seating over 400 people, a smaller lecture room, reception rooms, etc., all on the first floor. The museum and a manuscript room -will be on the second floor. Rooms for special study will occupy the third floor. The cost of the building will be $800,000. There are probably no mercantile estab lishments In existence, says the Evening Post, that cater to the wants of a more varied line of customers than do the candy stands at the Brooklyn bridge entrances. I begin business at S o'clock," said the keeper of one of these stands, "and I close up after the rush is over. In those four hours I sell two thousand 1-cent pieces of candy, or 600 an hour, exclusive of more expensive kinds of candy, and those which are bought In larger quantities. People generally suppose that small baya and girla. and the parents of small boys and girls, are the buyers of penny candies. This la a mistaken idea. Men of all grades of so ciety buy these little sticks and squares simply and solely because thoy want to eat them. The only reason everybody doesn't know this Is because It takes such a short time to eat a penny candy that the process Is over before a man gets fifty feet away from the stand, and people down in the street don't get a chance to see htm." WORLD'S ELECTRICAL CTOCCTT. Event of Great Importance Attracts Little Attention. Bt Louts Globe-Democrat. The completion, a few days ago, of the British cable from Canada to Australia Is an event of great importance and yet Its announcement occupied only two or three lines In the newspapers. The line extends from a point near Vancouver, In British Columbia, to Brisbane, in AuBtrslia. Flum there connection la made with cables ex tending to Asia and across that continent to England. For the greater part of this distance around the globe the telegraph passes through British territory. That morning drumbeat spoken of by wehster, which follows the sun and keeps company with the hours while circling the globe with one unbroken strain of England's martial airs, will henceforth have the elec trical messenger as a companion In Its circuit. This is the first cable which crosses the Pacific. Now for the first time the globe is entirely encircled by the telegraph Heretofore when England, or any other part of Europe, communicated electrically with Asia or Australia, it Bent Its messages eastward, and Australia marked the tartbesi Umlt of the connection. Hereafter It will bs possible to send messages to Asia by starting them In the other direction. Co lumbus was the first mas who said: "Come There's noth ing so bad for a cough as coughing 1 There's nothing so good for a cough as Ayer's Cherry Pectoral ! A cough means a great deal to a young person, when there is a family history of weak lungs, with perhaps a case of con sumption itself. Coughs weaken the tissues, congest the mem branes, and prevent healing. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral controls the congestion and inflammation, and the cough disappears. Your doctor will explain, for we give all doctors the formula. 9. 0. Aye Co., XiOwsU, Xasa. Ws have osed Ayer's Cherry Psetoral in ear t am tare there it no mnieine it equal. man. along, follow me, sail to the west and the east will be found." From this time on ward anybody can find the east electrically by sending his messages westwardly for It. London can communicate with Berlin by way of the Atlantic, the American con tinent and the Pacific, as well as by way of the English channel or the North sea. The facilities of the peoples of the world for telegraphic connection with their antipodes have thus been doubled. Within a short time the United States will have a cable stretching across the Pacific, going from the California coast by way of Hawaii and other United States islands to the Philippines. This will be necessary for commercial as well as mili tary reasons, and for commercial far more than military. We will need more than one of these electrical bands between our western mainland and our -possessions In the shadow of Asia long before the arrival of the day seen by Seward in his prophetic vision when the raclfic is to bo an Ameri can lake. The whole world united with America and England In their rejoicings over the completion of Cyrus W. Field's Atlantic cable long ago. but the completion of the first Pacific cable the other day at tracted scarcely any attention. Field's was the pioneer ocean telegraph, but today they are quite commonplace. The tele graph, the railroad and the steamboat have abolished mountains, deserts and oceans and have made the whole world one vast Ingle community. PERSONAL NOTES. Count Bonl de Castellans seems to have been studying American political methods. Mascagnl Is not so slow, after all. His managers say they are out about $80,000 on him. It's a pity William Hohensollern can't pay a visit to his Uncle Ed without a lot of people rubbering about it. Alfred Jessup of Brooklyn has been se lected to assist the Chinese government In the work of currency system reorganiza tion. Governor-elect Garvin of Rhode Island ts a graduate of Amherst college and of the Harvard medical school. Besides, he served during the civil war as a private in the Fifty-first Massachusetts regiment. Indian Agent Erwln, at the Oakland res ervation, in Oklahoma, concludes that In dians are worthless, because some of them are, addicted to drink. Of course, the whites are never addicted to drink. A young woman was arrested In Chicago and charged with disorderly conduct for masquerading In boy's clothes. There was some question about the appropriateness of the charge, but at least she seems to have been boisterous. Lord Kitchener, who will become com mander-in-chief ia India, will take up the best paid appointment in the British army. The commander-in-chief in India Is worth about $30,000 a year and Is tenable tor seven years. Lord Kitchener becomes commander in chief In India at the age of 62, and U the youngest general who has been dp pointed commander In chief In India for many years. Robert Bacon was as conspicuous at Har vard a little more than twenty years ago as he Is now as the partner of John Pier- pont Morgan. "Handsome Bob Bacon" they called blm at Cambridge. He was Har vard's foot ball captain In '79 and there never .was a finer physical specimen on Harvard's eleven.. More than six feet tall, broad-shouldered and powerful, he was the idol of the students ss a foot ball player in those days. s IrV TWO AT 50c ONE AT 40c Three specials ON SALE NOW In our children's de partment and they are not the usual "bargain sale stuff," but they are bargains just the same, andof the "honest" kind. No. 1 is Star Shirt Waists Colored. The goodneBs of these waists need no introduction more than to say that we are selling Hi dozen of the fl.OO SOr kind for, each Fizes 7 to 12 years. No. 2 is Colored Shirts She 12 to 14 soft and stiff boHom with and witnout collars 10 CAp dozen 75c and fl.OO grades at OV-JL No. 3 Union Suits For immediate wear 5$ dozen of theae splendid garments our regular 65c (r quality NOW at twC Ages 5 to 12 years. These are genuine bargains and should be investigated. R S. WILCOX, Manager. rr I family f nr over IS years. For all lung troubles a. row brov. appieum, Minn. PL4IIIE9 OP Fn. petrolt Free Press! Iidy (after singing a few rusty notM ron't you think my voice should be brought out? Manager No; pushed back. Philadelphia Pressi "Some sorts of rub ber, they say, are very expensive." "That's right, I know a fellow thnt turned to look back at a couple o' girla on tlin street and he atumbled and smashed a (100 vase he was carry In'." Cleveland Plain Pealert "Judging by her portrait you'd conclude she was a person of udvanced literary attainments, wouldn't you?" "Yes. but I happen to know that she Isn't as well read as she in painted." Baltimore Herald: "Birds of a feather flork together," said the man who quotes. "Don't hand me that chestnut about birds flocking together." "Why 7" "Because I've Just been duck shooting and come back with an empty bag." Chicago Post: "Don't strive for riches, my son. Wealth doesn't bring happiness." "No?" "Certainly not." "Well. I haven't heard that poverty does either, nave you?" Judge: Mr. Justwed Shall I order any thing for the house on my way to the ofllce this morning, my dear? Mrs. Justwed Tes, love. Stop at the grocery store and toll them to send up a five-pound bag of salt right away. And, George, tell them to be sure and see that It la fresh. A STILL DAY IN AVTCMX. Sarah Helen Whitman, Z love to wander through the woodlands hoary. In the soft gloom of an autumnal day, When summer gathers up her robes of glory And, like a dream of beauty, glides away, i How through each loved familiar path she linger. Serenely smiling through the golden mist. Tinting the wild grupe-with her dewy ling ers, ' Till the cool emerald turns to amethyst. Kindling the faint stars of the hazel, shining To light the gloom of Autumn's molderlng hallt,. With hoary plumes the clematis entwining, Where, o'er the rock, her withered gar land falls. Warm lights are en the sleepy uplands waning. Beneath dark clouda along the horizon rolled, Till the slant sunbeams through their frlngea raining, Bathe all the hills In melancholy gold. The moist winds breathe of crlBped leaves and flowers, In the damp hollows of the woodland sown, Mingling the freshness of autumnal showers With spicy airs from cedarn alleys blown. Beside the brook and on the umbered mea dow, Where yellow fern-tufts fleck the faded ground. With folded lids beneath their palmy shadow. The gentian node In dewy slumbers bound. Upon those soft, fringed lids the bee sits brooding. Like a fond lover, loth to say farewell; Or, with shut wings, through silken folds Intruding, Creeps near her heart his drowsy tale to tell. The little birds upon tha hillside lonely, Flit noUelessly along from spray to spray. Silent as a sweet, wandering thought, that only Shows Its bright wings and softly glides away. The scentless flowers. In the warm sunlight dreaming, Forget to breath their fullness of delight. And through the tranced woods soft airs are streaming. Still as the dew-fall of the summer night. So, In my heart, a sweet unwonted feeling Stirs, like the wind In ocean's hollow shell. Through all Its secret chambers sadly steal ing, Tet finds no words its myatlo oh arm to tell.