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THE OMAIIA DAILY REE: FRIDAY,
MAY
13. 1904.
TlIE OMAIIA DAILY BEE.
B. ROSEWATER, EDITOR.
PUBLISHED EVERT MORNINO.
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STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION.
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Publishing Company, being duly eworn,
aya that tha actual number of full and
complete copies of Tho Dally. Mornlne;,
Evsntng and Sunday Bee printed during the
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GEO. B. TZBCHUCK.
Subscribed In my presence and awora to
before me Uila Sd day of May. A. I. 101
(Seal)
B. HUNUATB,
Notary public.
Republican primaries today. Ba sure
to rote.
Ths silence of Judge Parker nay be
caused by a dealre to keep In barmouv
with the "doubtful" states.
The second round In the bout of the
Civic ImproVement league and the side
walk sign board Is about due.
Banyan's Pilgrim's Progreas la to be
dramotlied. At this rate the text books
In the schools are not safe from the
hands of the playwrights.
Bt Louis may now be considered a
haven of rest and refuge since Dowle
has announced that he will sot go to
that city while the World's fair is in
progreas.
i.. a .- ,..-4ij v .
For a channel which, according to the
latest Russian advices on the subject,
bss not been blocked Tort Arthur is re
quiring aa excessive amount of dyna
mite on the derelicts in the harbor.
Andrew Jackson's picture Is supposed
to be turned to the wall while democrats
search for speclflcatlona to back up their
charges that President Roosevelt baa
exercised unwsrranted authority fa
office. ,
The United 8tat.es Steel corporation
made a mistake aa to the Jonah. Al
though 0. M. Schwab was thrown out of
the directorate. several weeks ago, the
common stock made a new low record
yesterday.
The Colorado war ia assuming inter
national interest. The Brttlah ambassa
dor asks Governor Peabody to explain
the killing of a British subject, and per
haps federal Intervention may be neces
sary after all.
. Another Nebraska man has been of
fered a Judicial position in the Philip
pines, but he hesitates to accept tt
Philippine exile would put an end to the
pleasure of participation In local bar as
sociation squabble. 11 .
Some way or other the reading public
takes leas Interest in the pinna of Gen
oral Kouropatkln as announced from St
Petersburg than it does in the plana of
General Kurokt, - which are announced
nly after they are executed. '
: The world does not seem to care much
If Braail and Peru do fight, but tt they
do not Intend to do ao word should be
sent without unreasonable delay to the
soldiers on the frontier who are draw
lag off battles with the frequency of bel
ligerents. .
Thibetans might ss well yield grace
' fully. Great Brttatn has formally an
nounced its Intention In the House of
Commons of sending its expedition to
Lhasa and Great Britain generally doea
what It ssys it will do under such cir
cumstances. The contest at the republican prima
ries today Is a conteat between the
regular orgaBtaatfon, to whose effective
work every republican holding office In
thlsTrftj and county holds his place, sml
a secret factional cllijue that prota iu
the dark to avenge fancied grevancea
It the csar really goea to the front
"after the manner of the Romanoff,'
a special look-out will bare to be kept
for crasy Japanese policemen, one of
whom anticipated the present boatilltlee
by aa assault upon the raar, and
wounded him several years ago.
The Board of Education is approach
ing ita annual election of teacher, but
the eetaMlahment of the permanent
teachers' Hat has put Influence at a dis
count. The succeas attending the ex
perience with pertusnent tenure for pub
lic school terhers Is especially gratify
ing to The Bee becaua tt I the result
of The Bee's long coctluaed advocacy.
jrCAatJS If CO.r vr LiviH0.Jmm
The bulletin recently IssuM by "the
Department of Commerce end Lsbor,
showing the wholesale prices of com
modules for s period of ten years, is
Instructive snd Interesting. It sppenrs
thnt on nonrly all of the 2iS0 commodities
In the list the lowest price were
resent-d In 181)7, there having been
steady decline during the yesrs of de-
prenlon following tbe highly prosperous
year of 1802. From 1807 there was a
K'rutlunl tine In commodity rrtces, farm
products making the greatest advance,
This Is readily explained by the feet
that In these yenrs everybody waa em
p!oiel and therefore In a position to
consume more than In the preceding
yesrs, even though the sdvsnce tn
wages did not generally keep pace with
tne increase in the prices of commodi
ties. As the Wall street Journal says, the
groat difference between times of pros
perity and times of depression Is me
ured by the number of people who are
eninloye.1. In istxt and 1807 there wns
certainly a larger perceptsge of un
employed In the country than there wns
In 11)01 snd 1002, or even In 100.1. More
people were earolng average wages In
the Inlter three years. Thus there whs
n materially augmented consumption of
commodities and neeoauarily prices ad
vanced. The country had recovered
from the general and severe depression
that rime on in 180.1, when the farmer
and the manufacturer sold their jroi
nets ut a small profit and sometimes at
a loss, and naturally values, went up.
That is the Inevitable effect of good
times, vhen everybody bss work ard
money to spend. In the period of de
pression from 1803 to 1807 the supply
of commodities wss In excess of the
deinund, but since then demand and
supply have been about equalised nnd
producers bave been able to get better
prices for their products. Tha result
has been general prosperity.
TKM LAROB GOLD UVPPLT.
The record of exports and Import of
gold ahows how it has been accumulat
ing in this country. With a production
ranging from $70.000,00fJ to 180,000,000
a year, we bave Imported more than we
have exported since 1806. In the three
yesrs following that date, according to
tbe New York Journal of Commerce,
thla excess wss fully $200,000,000. In
1000 there wss an excess of several mil
lions In exports and last yesr there was
a still smaller margin on that side, while
In the two Intermediate years over $15,-
000,000 more gold came Into the country
than went out In International transac
tions. The laat official statement puts
the s mount of gold in the monetary cir
culation of the country at the beginning
of this month at $1,120,000,000, 'sgalnst
$507,800,000 ten years before, indicating
thst the volume had just about doubled.
Considering the tendency of our com
modtty exports to fall off at the preaent
time, remarks jthe Journal of, Commerce,
It is not likely thst the heavy export of
gold, including the exceptional transfer
fof (to Padama-. payments, will be
nearly fnade up by this year by imports
in the later months. , While there Is
reason to expect an excess of exports,
it Is not probable thst this will approxl-
mate the addition made to tbe stock of
gold from our own mines. "We are In
a position to furnish gold to meet the
requirements of other countries. Ws
can spare it and we necessarily get a re
turn for it. Though the movement may
be temporarily disturbing at financial
centers, the effect Is mainly local and
will be temporary. If there Is no occa
sion for apprehension except the cur
rent movement of gold the prospect
must be regarded as -serene." There Is
not apparent any tendency toward dis
turbance at the financial centers, the
gold movement having produced no ap
prehension, while there is nq dlscern
able occasion In any other direction for
fear or want of confidence. With such
a stock of gold as the country possesses
and the general conditions favorable to
industrial activity, there seems to be
no good reason why we should not soon
hsve a complete recovery from the
slight depression of the past year.
T "TKLL'IW rlRIL" FtAtt. '
With the military progress of Japan
European fear, real or fancied, of the
to-called "yellow peril" appears to grow
and there are pessimistic views as to
what may happen should Jspan be vic
torious and dominate Asia. It Is urged
that in that event there would possibly
be a coalition of China and Japan and
the creation of a vast military power
that would become a menace to the
western world a military power In
which Japan would exert a masterful
Influence snd us to promote the ambi
tions which she Is thought to cherish.
It Is said that Japan'a final aucceea In
the war would mean the control by that
power of the Asiatic trade, luevltablj
In her own Interest and aa far aa possi
ble to the exclusion of other nation.
One of the most serious snd conserva
tive of English papers, commenting upon
the recent successes of the. Jspanese.
takes the view that they mark an epoch
in modern history that ia grave tn char
acter and it apeara that thla reflect
the view of some prominent English
men, who are aald to retard Japan's
military advance with anxiety. It is
not surprising thst there exlata a feeling
of this kind In France snd Germany,
where sympathy la unmistakably with
Rula, but tt la not eay to understand
why it should be held by Englishmen,
slr.ee Great Britain and Japan are allies
and the latter country haa alwaya shown
a frieudly concern for British interests
tn the far east.
It is easy enough to tbeorls on a mat
ter of this kind, but It would be ex
tremely difficult to find sny substantial
ground or reason for this European
dread. Certainly there haa been nothing
In the conduct of Japan to auggest It.
In going to war that power declared
that Its sole purpoee was t roske more
secure the existence of the empire snd
maintain Its rightful Interest a It bad
In view no acquisition of territory snd
no change In Its relations toward other
nations with which Japan Is at peace
The most, eminent of Jspsnese state
men. Marquis Ito, recently said thst "In
fighting for our own interests we sre at
the ssme time fighting for the prtnclpl
of fair competition all around In these
new markets of the world." At no tlm
has Jspsn shown other, than a liberal
spirit In regard to the commercial Inter
ests In Asls of other countries. She
promptly and unreservedly acquiesced
In the position tsken by the United
States respecting those Interests snd it
Is not to be doubted thst she Is today In
hesrty sympsthy with the open door
principle, to which it is pretty well un
derstood Russia has never been really
favorable. Japan's success, It can con
fldently be asserted, would close no door
now open to the world's trade, while
there Is good reason to believe that Rus
slsn success would be destructive of tbe
principle of "fslr competition all
s round."
The notion thst If Jspsn should win
she would crests, In coalition with
Chins, a great military power which
would be a menace to the rest of the
world, seems hardly worthy of serious
consideration. There is no reason to
think that Japan has an ambition to be
a military power with conquest aa ber
purpose. She alms only to be prepsred
for self-protection and the safeguarding
of her Interests. As to China, no ra
tlonal person will suspect her of a desire
to become a military power. The fact
la that the "yellow peril" fear Is wholly
bsseless and unreasonable and will
trouble the mind of no one familiar with
the power and the resources of west
ern nations.
COilMMBT MAT Bt SCKSfART.
In the circular of deception prepared
and distributed by the dark lantern fac
tion of spurious reformers the attention
of republican voters Is called to the fact
that "tha name of II. C. Brome appears
on the printed official primary ballot
and he Is running agalnet Edward Rose-
water. The race between the two la a
stralght-away race and the high man re
ceives the vote of the delegation in the
state convention. Comment In this con
nectlon la unnecessary."
Just so. Comment may be superfluous,
but a few questions may not be lnap
proprlate or untimely.
IIow long has H. C. Brome lived in
Omaha? About twelve years. How long
has Edward Rosewater lived in Omaha?
More than forty years. What has Harry
C. Brome done for the upbuilding of
Omaha? Nothing that anybody Is aware
of. What has Edward Rosewater done
for the' up-bullding of Omaha? He has
not only expended hundreds of thou
sands of dollars for tbe erection of build
logs, but has contributed many thou
sands of dollars toward all Important
enterprises In which Omsha was vitally
concerned. Including the purchase of tbe
depot grounds for the Union Pacific, the
building of the Grand Central, now the
Paxton hotel, the Boyd opera bouse and
nearly every church and every hospital
In Omaha.
How much has H. C. Brome paid for
manual labor in Omaba? Not a dollar,
How much baa Edward Rosewater paid
for labor? More than $3,000,000 within
the last thirty years.
How much has H. C. Brome paid In
taxes state, county, school district and
city? Lesa than $10 a year. How much
has Edward Roaewa'ter paid In taxes?
Nearly $100,000 since be has lived In
Omaha.
How many of the delegates-at-large or
congressional delegates In the national
republican convention have ever beard
of H. C Brome, and what figure would
he cut In that great representative gath
ering as a delegate-at-large from the
state of Nebraska?
The circular of defamation that Is be
ing distributed broadcast among repub
lican voters of thla city Is as full of
slander as It Is of deception. Tbe main
issue la said to be "the purification of
politics and good govemmeht adminis
tered by clean, honest, untrammeled
public officials." v To accomplish this
commendable reform bonest and decent
republicans are urged to vote for a ticket
headed by a chronic office-holder, who
distinguished himself as deputy mar
shal, chiefly tn dragging hundreds of In
dians to Omaha just to make deputy
marshal's fees, and associated with A.
II. Donnecken. a former street commis
sioner who padded the city psy roll and
appropriated building material paid for
by the city to hla private use; Pete Burk
bouser, who established a reputation aa
a grafter while on the Board of Public
Works and Bosrd of Fire and Police
Commissioners; John II. Butler, who ran
with the machine aa city building In
spector; Simon Troetler, a former ma
chine councilman without a pull, and
half a doeen other patriots who bave
figured conspicuously on the sntl-ms-
chlne blscklist nntll they were converted
to the reform cause. Comment Is un
necessary.
It Is refreshing to read in the litera
ture spread In anticipation of tbe pri
maries thst the "ant Is" aay they con
stitute the "good government" element
of the republican party In this city and
county. Inspection of the list of "anti"
delegates discloses a lot of sore hesds
and dislodged apollamongers, who for
feited public confidence because when
office they gave auch bad govern
ment But, according to tber defini
tion, no government la good govern
ment, unless they are on the aalary
roll.
t j
Tbe rank and file of republicans In
Douglas county hsve for the first time
the privilege accorded them to cbooee by
direct vote tbe men who are to repre
sent them as delegate to' the national
convention which will renominate Theo
dore Roosevelt at Chicago next month.
t behoove them to aelect men who by
lelr standing and influence will en
hance the position of Nebraska In the
national councils of the part 84 re-
Cert credit not only upon 'themselves
but upon those who send them there
Tbe Civic Federstlon Is actively en
gaged in circulating its. proclamation
blackwashlng Omaha snd sppesllng for
money to keep It latvyera In fodder,
People who receive these docuroenta
should ssk themselves why they are
being sent out Just st this particular
time and whether they would hsve
found their wav Into the mall boxes
Just now If there were no politics! con
test on hand.
Another strange thing thst requires
explanation Is how so msny of the
noisiest "loyal" democrats hereabouts
happen to have been among the most
noisy "disloyal" democrats when Brysn
waa running for the prexldency the first
time. Another example of the whirligig
of time.
Better Foraet It.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Ex-President Cleveland la wasting breath
trying to vindicate hi last administration.
Tha publla has already shown Its endurance
and Is willing to forgive and forget.
Aebarn-llalred Oreateeaa.
Chicago Tribune.
friends of Judm Parker ere reralllna- the
fact that Thomas Jefferson was red headed.
What la the use of going so far bark for n
example of auburn haired great peas while
the Illustrious J. Ham Lewis la alive?
Optlmlam Gets a. Fall.
Portland Oregonlan.
Optimistic Russia) Bhe Is glad thst Port
Arthur le at last completely Invested, since
she Is thereby relieved of the necessity of
maintaining long and perilous line of
communication. On the same principle.
her warships that have been destroyed are
completely out of danger, and -she will have
no further trouble about them.
Flnancea and the War.
New Tork Bun.
How seriously Jspan Is overmatched
from a financial viewpoint Is plain enough
to those who have marked the difference
in the terms on which the Toklo and St.
Petersburg governments are obtaining
loans. Russia Is said to have placed E
per cent bonds to the extent of (200,000,000
In Paris at 98 or 89, while Japan has to
pay British and American bankers 6 per
cent on SSO.000,000, Issued at S3. The grave
difference shows what Is thought of
Japan'a ability to sustain a protracted con
test Aa Empire for a Trifle.'
Philadelphia Record.
If history furnish any example of bet
ter Investment than that made by the
United States In the Louisiana purchase
we do not recall It Jefferson paid Na
poleon Bonaparte $15,000,000 for the fee elm-
pie, covering an area of 1,023,828 square
miles, now sustaining a population of U.-
000,000 Inhabitants. The value of the yearly
products of farms and factories In this
are is over 13,000,000.000. The value of the
land Itself Is probably a sum . too dlisy
and uncertain tq b fixed by any mean of
computation. We, have only Just .begun to
develop it . , '
Dtaaad ttrr Fare Lakarer.
Cincinnati Commercial-Tribune.
There Is no danger, of the fanner passing
from existence. , He knows a good thing
a well aa his urban brother, and - so does
hi, boy.'. Improved . -method1 of farming
may continue to diminish the number of
farm hands, but not even that fact will
work to a dtscpplnuanoe of the necessity
for th farm laborer nor for the laborer
in the harvest fields. The tact thst Kan
sas farmers this early In the season are
inviting farm haitds to their corn and rye
and wheat and alfalfa fields, with promise
of good wage and board, Is a strong argu
ment against tbe bluenesa which ao often
attacks the American cltlsen when be im
agines he see an Inpouring of th farmer
and tha farmer'a boy to the elties.
Teacaln Tklbetans a Laaaea, ,
Chicago Chronlole.
Those foolish .Thibetans seem to learn
nothing from experience. First they at
tacked the British "peaceful political mis
sion" when tbe commander was at tiffin and
were put to rout. Next they Interfered
with his view of the surrounding country
by having a fort overlooking th place
where he hsd pitched his headquarters
and th fort waa reduced - with great
slaughter to the garrison. Lastly, the
Thibetans, 800 strong,' Attacked the "mis
sion'' at dawn on' Hay t and were repulsed
with great loss. The reason for Colonel
Tounghusband'S Ire on thla latest occa
sion Is not stated, but he was probably
taking hla tub. How can a Britisher, even
when on a "peaceful mission," be peaceable
when his Inalienable right and established
Customs are assailed ao thoughtlessly?
GOOD EXAMPLES IS IOWA.
Mev Aaaaaar lawyers to Chm. I'.
Evils of Teehalealltlea.
St Paul Pioneer Prea.
The statement comes over the wires that
the Iowa State Bar association will, at it
June meeting, petition the legislature to
pas a law 'compelling the supreme court
to disregard technicalities entirely In Ita
decisions where such technicalities bave
not affected the merit of the hearing In the
lower courts." If such action Is really
taken It will afford a most encouraging ex
hibition of patriotic and self-saci-Mcnf en
deavor in a quarter where such has been
little anticipated. For th legal profea
alon has been and Is practically omnotent
In arranging the codes of procedure which
have taken the form of statutes, and In th
establishment of tbe body of court usages
which have all the force of law In de
termining the conduct of case and the al
lowance of appeal.
Legislatures have naturally, tn these mat
ters; relied upon the professional knowl
edge of lawyer for their guldanct, and
upon their publlo spirit to gusrd tbe (,-eneral
weal. But there la-a suspicion, jn 'lew of
the growing complexity snd extensiveness
of legsl proceedings and of the vast multi
plication of appeals, that publlo apt tit
hasn't been as ' active, among Uuras thus
relied upon, as could b' desired- At any
rate the burden of eountie and t La tee
aaddled with hug bills of costs tn criminal
caaee where the prosecution hss been de
feated and appeal after appeal alloiesd on
the barest technicalities have become al
most Intolerable, and private Htlgaitt sre
learning thst it. Isn't sufficient to liar a
net cause, a good lawyer and a fair trial
they must bar also a larger pur than
their adversary; sine. If they do xt pos
ses It be may wear them out tarough
ppeals.
The bar ha th ability, and It I to be
hoped that Ita nobler element has 4he pa
triotism, to bring about as eomrJete a
reformation of procedures tn this country
ss took place not long ago In England;
and to so simplify them tnat thefr end,
substantia! Justice." shall be reau-ed to
s former position of superior sacrtdnesa.
now usurped by apotheostsed formuU. No
doubt auch a course would be ( tended
Ith a great reduction In the amaunt f
business done by the legal fraternlt. But
the tricksters rather than the real Itwyers
would be the principal losers; end )Vr th
peculiar talenta of th former amle em
ployment could be found I horse t siding.
he running of bucket abops and I tndred
tzur-io) menta
'ANTIS" HAVE A NEW SLOCA?
Do Not Expect to Wis Ont for Tbtlr Etats
Da -gallon.
WILL BE HAPPY IF THtV BEAT ROSEWATER
Prellailaarles t Repeellraa Pvi
marles ladieat a Ware
Caateat at the Poll
Brew-fag.
wnue the profuse circulation of cam
palgn literature foreshadowa a hot contest
at the republican primaries today, the
talk on the Inside of the "anti" camp la
that they are beaten In advance, but must
make a hard Hght to make a showing whu
centering alt their efforts to defeat Edward
Kosewater for delegaie-at-larga t tha
national convention and ict Harry Brom
over him.
Tni morning a.. H. Hurnett Brome'
law partner, wss out scurrying up promises
of vote for Brome. To on of his friend
whom he accosted he declared; "We don
expect to elect our delegation to the state
convention. That doesn't cot much figure
with us anyway, but It a anything to beat
Rosewater. If we can only pile up enough
votes to keep Rosewatsr home it will be
worth all the fight we are putting up.'
Another Incident that confirms the "any-thlng-te-btat-Rosewater"
turn of th
anti campaign came up when W. I. Kler
stead asked the Dally Newa to print
signed communication, which w at flrat
accepted, and then later returned to him
with the comment that "The Nes does
not care to boost Rosewater." The maa
ger of that paper, Mel Chi. ha hla nam
on th official ballot aa one of the anti dele
gate to the state convention. Mi'. K.er
stead s letter is aa follow:
Th Rejected Letter.
OMAHA. Mav 12. 191)4 Ta tlia F.Mtnr nt
mo jjauy newa: in your article or Tues
day, May 10. endorsing Mr. O. W. Wattles
for delegate to the national republican con
vention, and asking the people to vote for
mm wuib ne ia a dudiio atinri rm
sen, admitting all you aay In his behalf
innu no one can queetion tne truth or your
article;, sun wnat you say or air. wit
ties, appllee equally to Mr. Edward Roae
water. While Mr. Wattles did noble work
ior tne exposition, Mr. Kosewater was also
Indefatigable In worklnar for ths sajne. be
sides being the orlainator of the enterorlse.
ana without his aid at the start It would
never have succeeded.
Again you claim Mr. Wattles haa for th
paat twelve year been one of our most
progressive men. alwaya clvlnc his time
snd money liberally to publlo enterprise
irue again, oui air. itoeewaier na uvea
here more than forty years, during all that
period devotln mors tlm to the Dublio
good than any other one man. Having
built the best building in the city of
Omaha, he haa also employed more men
than any other Individual employer tn the
state of Nebraska, his pay roll amounting
to million of dollars during th past
tniny-nve yesrs.
It is true Mr. Rosewater hss msny per
sonal enemies, but he ha made most of
them in reanesa ngnts ior tne pumio gooa.
where hss he been during tne past weeKT
In Lincoln, fighting the people's battles be
fore the State Board of Equalisation.
Where I he always? Fighting, with his
shoulder to tbe wheel, never resting for
one moment, but standing for the people'
riants. bo, ail you Claim ior nr. vrai-
tles. I claim for Mr. Rosewater, with com
pound Interest added. Respectfully,
W1LUAH 1. KlIrHBlbAU.
A Card (rasa C. J. Creese.
To the Republicans of Douglas County:
X became a candidate for a seat In tbe next
national republican convention by fl ing my
nam with the county central committee,
because I desire to be a delegate to that
convention. Any aspirant ra'ght have done
thla I am' the candidate of no faction of
the party, t am now. aa I have been for
years, utterly opposed to fscttonal strife.
As a matter of prlnclpl I have always
supported tad' nominee of repub lean oon
ventlone. whether the convention were
dominated by one fsotlon or ancth;r. I
shall continue to do so while I am Identified
with the republican pirty, I, thrref
feel that I could, aa a delegate to the na
tional convention, fairly represent the re
publican of this district.-
C. J. GREEKS.
Ktath Ward Ywters.
Tak notice that th voting place In this
ward for the primaries to be held thl
afternoon will be at SMS rarnam stroet
Instead of at tbe usual voting place, at
Twenty-eighth and Farnam.
For th accommodation of voters living
hlong the Walnut Hill street car tin free
carriages will run during th afternoon
from Fortieth and Cuming to th .voting
plac at Fortieth and Farnam and return.
Stataa at th Fight.
"Th conteat at th republican primaries
will be In reality a Bght between the CI via
Federation and th republican organisa
tion, ao tar aa Omaha I concerned," aald
Mayor Moore. "I understand that no lea
than twenty-one of th delegate on the
anti ticket are member of th federation.
How this professedly nonpolltlcal organisa
tion, made up of. democrat as well
republicans can participate In a republican
primary I more than I can comprehend,
but I am given to understand that thl
will be the lineup.
"I look for a good primary vote, all
thing considered, and think th organisa
tion will carry th county without a doubt
Considerable Interest i being shown la th
contest for delegates ta the national con
vention. It Is conceded generally that
those put forward by the so-called . rna.
chine' are republican who hare eerved the
party and th people of thla district long
and faithfully and are eminently worthy
of the honor proposed."
FIND MANY BILLS NOT PAID
Members af Credit Bareaa Get Names
f Oa ThesissS DeUaejaeat
Customers.
Th Omaha credit bureau ha Already
received a few more then 1,000 name from
It members of customer who. have not
paid their bills. Thl la rather more than
the management bad anticipated. The
bureau ba aent Its first list to the printer
and ths slip will be distributed Monday.
Letter are being sent out ta debtors
who name have been received, notifying
them the office of the bureau In the New
York Life building ia a plac where they
may pay bills without going to the trouble
of seeing their creditor. Members of the
three businesses concerned, tbe grocers,
coal men and meat dealers, say a surpris
ing amount of good ha been done already,
for slnoe the announcement of the bursa
many old debtora bave paid np bill of long
atandlng.
PERU REPULSES BRAZILIANS
Rea of Fight aa Border la Which
Attaeklagr Party Is Foreed
to Withdraw.
NEW TORK. May U-Report hav bee
receivod that another battle over tbe Acre
dispute ha been fought la the upper Purus
valley, says a Hersld dispatch from Rio
Janeiro, Brasil Colonel Arujo, who started
from C handle with Z20 men, attacked the
Peruviana at Santa Rosa. The fight lasted
twenty-four hour. Finally Colonel Aruje
had ta withdraw, after losing many killed
and wounded. Colonel Arujo says ths bat
tle was fought under unfavorable condi
tion It la announced that the negotiations sre
continuing with ' fsvorabl Indication
Meanwhile the military and aaval prepara
tion eootlnue. It la anderstood that the
war veaasla Deodoro, Fonaaca, Tirsdentes,
Tambira and Temeyo will go to Maaaoa, .
Fifty Years
n9
mil
imnvA
ir
UUVVUlilii
(oprovos tho flavor and adds to
tho hoal.hfulr.323 of tho food.
PRIOE AKINQ POWDER COM CHICAGO.
PERSONAL NOTES.
O. Blmon ef Munich, Germany, and Oscar
Neunmelly of Brussels, Belgium, two Euro
pean philanthropists, are visiting Chicago.
They will Investigate conditions In that
city.
A committee has been formed tn Dublin
for the purpose of ereotlng a worthy mon
ument to the poet Thomas Moore in the
place of the mean and ugly statue which
now stands in College street.
The Chicago Ic trust haa announced
that the price to th consumer will be high
thla summer. Th winter was ao hard that
th Ic waa too thick and th Ic har
vaster had to wear an extra pair of
mitts.
Th British authorities seised a myste
rious torpedo boat building on the Tyne the
other day which waa probably destined
for on of th belligerent nations. Great
Britain ha learned a great deal about
International law since our Alabama claims
cass cam up.
Mrs. Arthur Blahop of Newark. N. 3.,
haa In her possession a copy, printed on
white satin, of th famous proclamation
of President Jackson to the people of the
United State on December 10, 1832, known
as the "edict aa to nullification" drawn up
by South Carolina.
Miss Helen Miller Gould secured the first
automobile license Issued by Mayor Walla
of St. Loul In th new aeries for fair
visitor. This new license costs but 60
cents, but a deposit of $5 Is required to
secure th surrender ef the license when
th visitor leaves the city.
John O'Reilly of Jersey City hss tbe
onor of being the first known 'fcentenarlan
to cross th ocean. O'Reilly left Saturday
for ' Liverpool ori. the Cunarder Lucanla,
taking with him hi T8-yar-old wife. They
are going across to visit their old home in
Ireland. O'Reilly, who waa 100 years old
April last. Is 6 feet T Inches tall, walk
without a can and haa all hla faoulttea
Captain Bernler, who haa arrived at Bre
men to take over the Arctlo vessel Gauss
on behalf of th Canadian government, will
follow Dr. Nansen'a example, and, after
penetrating as far a possible up ' "the
Behrlng strelta. will drift and will thus,
he hopes, get a hundred miles further north
than th Frm. Th remaining ISO mile
he hope to cover in four motor aledges.
IT Ckaact tor a Meaey gear. '
St Loul Globe-Democrat
There will be no chance thl year to get
up a money scare on anything. Tbe coun
try' bsnk are well provided with cash.
As there I not th faintest doubt a to
th result of th election In November, en
terprise will not be checked by the canvaaa.
Business Is likely to be more active than It
usually I In presidential years. The finan
cial outlook hs seldom been brighter than
It ia at this tlm.. Th country can stand
th stagnation In th stock market No
kite flying la In eight for UOi.
Wanted-175 Boys
to wear that number of flue suits that we put
on sale Friday and Saturday at
$2.50
All of our odd twoplece and three-piece
ahort pants suits that sold from $3.50 to $6.50, (
sirea 7 to 16 years, are placed on front table In
our Juvenile department on second floor ami
will be sold "Friday and Saturday" at this
quick sale price of
$2.50
You can see these suita in our Douglas St.
windowa. Be sure and pvt one or more If roj?
want "a genuine bargain."
R. S. WILCOX, Manner.
the Standard
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. TART TRIFLES.
Ardup What ara you reminding m ol
tlmt old bill again for 7
Bill Collector I thought you'd -be glsd
of another chance to forget It, sir. Chicago
Tribune.
"Are you going to the sea shor this
summer?"
"No," answered th tired looking men.
"There's no use of going myself. I can
aend the money every week by registered
letter." Washington Star.
The Bear that Pray Like a Man regarded
the open door, with a shudder.
"With a door open, In thl latitude, I
shall take cold, and I am bound by treaty
to take nothing," said b. "Oh, what am
I to dor'
And he cast up his eyes In ploua depreca
tion. Puck. . .
"See here," cried th collector, "I can't
be coming here every day or so for this
small bill'
"I hope not," replied Mr. .Nervey. "If
you did I believe you'd begin Jo annoy me
after a while." Philadelphia Press.
"Bayboy told m a month or two ago
that his physician had limited him to one
whisky a day, but he doesn't look as It h
had reformed."
"He hadn't. He went to four other doc.
tors, nnd each one gave him the same
directions. He's following the advice of all
five of 'em." Chicago Tribune.
He What did your father say when you
told him I wanted to marry you ?
She Oh, Qeorge, can you sk m to re
peat such language? Bealdes, I didn't wait
to hear it all. Philadelphia Ledger.
"Do you think thr,t the Ideals of states
men are as high now ss they used to ber'
"They're higher." answered Senator Sor
ghum emphatically. "Why, eoma of those
oldtlme people thought II .000 was a lot of
money." Waahlngton Star.
- the e.ip-sRar"aoG. '-r
S. W. OllUlsn in Baltimore American.
The end-seat hog had hla uaaal place;
There were corn on hi kaees and hat
tn hi face.
He had oartlr risen to let mn -tiv '
A man who gave him the baleful eye;'
a. woman who trod on hi toe lor spite:
A girl who had roasted him good and right:
Yet he eat like a bump on a sodden log
He waa th - original end-at bog.
A foot ball player swung down the atreet;
He grabbed the rod near the porker' eeaU
He looked awhile at the way "It" held
Aa tight as selfishness could weld.
That foot ball player began to buck
The hoar had never a rhanra to tnk
The tackle he got In the floating rib
Was quit enough for hla porcine nib. -
TJt'M. .0,otJ,, Ph-Tf was big and strong;
With his huaky Drawn there was nethtng
wrong;
When life came beck to our porky friend
He found himself at the other end
nun m iooi ds ii player bosld him
plumped f
He etlil had pain where hi rib were
bumped.
Cheers rose from all ths street csr crew
To see that th hog had received hla due.
(It's wful to spoil auch a pretty Ula
But truth la mighty and must prevail;
The real facta as I must confess.
IVT'W wm.n" yBU w1tn dlr nletress.
That foot ball player wa not Inspired
With mnilTM hlrh- h.i (k. . . -
..rabb, Plme lik hungry dog
Which proved him enly th Uggef hog.)
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