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THE HEKs OMAHA, SATURDAY. JUNK 19. 1900. ji Tim Omaha Daily Dee. rOUWDSD BT EDWARD ROSE WATER VICTOR ROSSWATrR EDITOR. Enter at Omaha poetofflc a second ers matter. termk or BUnBCniPTION. taI1r le (without Sunder), one jrar..Hw lal!jr Bee and Sunday one year PBXIVTftED BT CARRIER. ratl Bn (Including rtunday). per "" ball Be (without Simdav), per weea.-iuc fcvenlng Boa (without Sunday), per wees ec Evening )te (with Sunday), per ww-,J;Ji Vunday Bee. ona year ? 3J Saturday Be, ona year iV Address all ompialnts of Irreguleritlee in delivery to City Circulation Department. OFTICE8. Omaha T.i Ba Building. auth OmbaTenty-fourth and w. Council Bluffs-1 Scott Street. Lincoln 61 l.lttl flulldlng. Chlfao-W4 Mariuett Building. New York-Rooms 1101-HM No. Thirty-third treet . w Waahlngtofl-TK Fourteenth street. r. w. CORRESPONDENCE. Communication relating 10 news Serial matter should he eddreeeed: Omana Baa, Editorial Department. REMITTANCES. 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Governor Hughes' commission indi cate that lamb stew Is to continue the favorite dlah of Wall street. A magistrate has decided that it Is not a crime to kiss a New York girl. No, but it may be extremely bad taste. The man In the moon does not ear a big hat. anyway, for he was role to obscure only a portion of the tv.n. If this keeps up Superintendent Davidson will grow round-shouldered tarrying all his honorary collegiate degrees. ' ' Boston has been foremost in agi tating for a safe and sane Fourth, but had it not better commence on Bunker Hill dayt If a powerful navj and a big army constitute the price of peace that arti cle will soon be higher than either bread or meat Nebraska's newly appointed fire warden used to be in the cigar busi ness, which, of course, makes him an expert on fir and smoke. . The Wright brothers have at last been honored at home. If anything were lacking to prove that they have scored a success this action supplies it Nott that that democratic love feast at Kearney is to b pulled off with malic aforethought before the new I o'clock closing law goes into effect. The first of the New York smug glers have been tried and sentenced to terms In prison. It seldom pays in the long run to try to defraudxUncle Sam. Hnfy Watterson says the country needs more true blue democrats. There may be a need for more, but thou we hav art certainly blue tough. Unfortunately for the desire to limit armaments, the rule will not permit putting on a limit after the game commence unless all the play er consent Government engineers are working on plans for straightening the channel of th Duwamlsh river in Washington. What's the matter with starting in on the name? With Nebraska's state debt practi cally extinguished, the next thing is to keep out of debt Eternal vlgl lane It the price of .avoiding the red ink colamn. Nebraska is to furnish the American consul tt Mauritius. If any of you art over that way just drop in and the ntw consul will try to make you fl at home.. The Illinois supreme court has de clared the direct primary law to be defective. Ex-Senator Hopkins could hav told th astute judgea that much some time Ago. Tht London suffragettes hav or gttltt t bond. If that does not compel tn government in telf-defnt to grant th demtndt of tht women they might aa well quit With Crelshton university. Ball. v colleg and all the various ana professional and secondary schools lo cated here, Omaha la getting toSe something of an educational center Itself Tillman's Cry of Humbar. The newspapers on numerous oc casions usve expressed their opinion of th Hon. Senjamia F. Tillman of South Carolina and the senator hss now reciprocated by publicly giving his opinion of newspapers. With a stamp of Ms foot and a swing of his pitchfork the senator declares that the newspapers are humbugs. The senator may be unable to see all aides of the newspapers, but th mor dis cerning papers have not overlooked some things In the senator's career, and there Is where the shoe pinches the South Carolinian. When the newspapers confined themselves to recording th irascible outbreaks of th pitchfork aenator, he emitted a little stag thunder now and then, but only enough to draw further notice, for that tort of pub licity is Tillman's stock in the Chau tauqua trade. He could coin it into dollars and the senstor was willing to do anything to get publicity, ex cept to divide the spoils. But when the senator, with an eye tingle to the main chanct, Was caught red-handed in his Oregon land deal his free ad vertising took on a different hue. Now the newspapers are humbugs be cause they thoughtlessly aided and abetted President Roosevelt in letting the light of day in on the senator's secret. The unfortunate part of Senator Tillman's dilemma Is that he is only humbugging himself. The newspaper men find him really useful. Were it not for the Tillmans and Baileys the dull routine of a Washington corre spondent's life would be unbearable and the paragrapher would often be at sea. Epidemio of Violent Crimes., The reopening of th Kentucky feuds, assassinations in Oklahoma and Missouri and the pistol duels . in Mississippi and Illinois, each result ing in a number of fatalities, have all been chronicled within a few days in rural communities usually compara tively free from the criminal element, suggests what might be termed an epidemic of violent crime. How much of It is due to the example of the in terminable Kentucky feuds and how much to lax administration of justice It Is Impossible to say, but the alarm ing frequency of assassinations and deadly affrays should baits some rem edy. The law does, or at least ia in tended, to provide a remedy for grievances, which leaves no excuse for such affrays as those in Mississippi and Illinois. The series of assassina tions in Oklahoma, Kentucky and Missouri are cowardly and a disgrace to the states in which they occur and that in no single instance have the perpetrators been brought to justice Is discreditable. Night riding and as sassinations of people peacefully pur suing their lawful occupations are a blot upon our civilization from which we ought not to have to suffer. ' Commissioner Leupp'i Retirement. The retirement of Indian Commis sioner Leupp on account of ill health concludes the service of an official who has earnestly tried to do some thing for the permanent benefit of the Indian. We have had compara tively few commissioners of Indian af fairs who understood the Indian and his problems or cared about his future. The Indian la and always has been particularly a victim for the grafter and too often is himself the greatest stumbling block in the way of reforms. The central idea of Mr. Leupp's policy, as outlined by himself, was to lead the Indian up to a capacity for looking after his own property and personal well-being Instead of having the government as a guardian. There is evidence of progress, but the work Is, of course, too extensive to b ac complished in a short time, particu larly when selfish Interests outside are laboring incessantly to negative th efforts. Misguided friends of the In dian have also done much uncon sciously to hamper his advancement Mr. Leupp's official career atamped him aa an earnest man' who bad de voted much thought to the Indian problems and, while his administra tion was by no meant free from mis takes, he hat made a record which his successors will have to , bestir themselves to keep up. 1 Betting; and the Baces. Last fall the racing men were sure the anti-betting till had killed horse racing In New York, but so far the only visible effect of the law has been on the horses. A horse Is like a man In one respect at least, h wants his feed and he wants it regularly, and if he has the price he prefers to dine at a horse Delmonlco's. Under the bet ting ring jurisdiction about 30 per cent of th races were won by horses picked for a place and under the new regime 87 per cent have been won by the same class, only thirteen events in 100 going to outsiders. Under the old system th big feed was in the betting ring and now th dinner de pends on winning a purse. - Another surprise party is the dis covery that there are plenty of people who like to see a "horse race and that they have been paying their money all these years In the hopes of seeing It Instead of coming to th track to. watch th antics of th tip teller, tht bookmaker and tht fool trying to separate himself from his money. The attendance hat been up to tht standard and from every point of view, according to Impartial critics, th racing season up o date in New York has been a success. . The real comedy in th altuation Is th scramble to return by horse men who shipped their racers to Eu rope, confident that racing was doomed by the anti-gambling law. They cannot get Into the game this season because their horses have Insufficient time to become acclimated, but they are sor rowfully watching the other fellow take down th stakes which formerly were only a pawn In the racing game. The Primary in Illinois. For the third time tht direct pri mary law enacted by the Illinois leg islature baa been declared invalid by the state supreme court, causing con flict with constitutional requirements. Each, time that the court haa knocked out the primary law the legislature has re-enacted It with modifications Intended to remove tht features that failed to pass muster, but in each case the new law has developed hew de fects. The experience of Illinois raises the question whether It Is possible to frame a direct primary law that will conform to the necessities of the case In that state,, and also the question whether the defects which have In validated the Illinois law are likewise to be found in the primary laws of other states. -The greatest trouble met with In Illinois In framing a pri mary law arises from the minority representation In the legislature which is brought about by restricting tht voter to expressing a choice for a smaller number of candidates than the district is accorded In Its legisla tive representation. The defunct pri mary law provides for the nomination of only that number of legislative candidates to which each party re spectively might be entitled, with the result in practice to make a primary nomination the same thing as an elec tion and to substitute the primary for the election. ' We have no minority legislative representation her in Ne braska and our direct primary law Is free from this complication. Wt have, however, here In Omaha been pursuing the Illinois plan in part, namely, in making nominations for the Water board. Although two members of the Water board are elected at one time, we have been per mitting each party to nominate only one, whereas under the rulings of the Illinois supreme court each party should nominate two candidates and let the voter decide between them at the subsequent election. The Nebraska primary law has been upheld In our courts in numerous cases, but It has been almost entirely transformed by the amendments per petrated by the late democratic legis lature. The new legislation may yet have to run the gauntlet of the courts, In which event the decisions of the Illinois court may have some bearing on Nebraska. E. H. Harrlman, James Stlllman and the governor of the Bank of France lunched together In Parts. If anyone can unlock the vast stores of French capital reserve to help develop this country Mr. Harrlman and Mr. Stlllman are most likely to find the combination. Mr. Bryan admitted to a Chicago reporter that he was surprised and pained at the course of the debate on the tariff bill. Mr. BryanJa disap pointments appear to be chronic and nothing but an election to the presi dency promises to relieve them. A Pennsylvania man is suing an other for time spent prosecuting pre vious law suits against the defendant If he recovers his success might lead to reform in the matter of the inter minable continuances often sought by litigants. At the Kearney banquet Mayor Jim is to talk about "local ' self-government." Presumably, h will explain to Governor Shallenberger, who Is also to, be there, the difference between what wat promised and what was de livered. " ; The government haa let tht contract for the largest dry dock in the world to be constructed in Hawaii at a cost of 11,750,000. Dry docks come high, but we must have them it we are to keep up a navy. Dean Davenport of the University of Illinois calculates that the popula tion of the United States In 100 years from now will be 1,400,000,000. No race suicide dlscernable in that calcu lation. Minister Wu says the Americans work too hard when they play. Those Washlngtonlans who are under his observation also have a habit of play ing too hard when they pretend to work. Omaha Is gradually filling up the vacant spaces in Its business center with attractive and Impressive build ings. People who cannot, or who will not, improve their holdings should make way for those who can and will. Nebraska City chvrches have estab lished a rule against women wearing ha..s while In church and devolved upon th janitor the duty of enforc ing the rule. How would you like to b th Church Janitor? Our local demo-pop contemporary asks, "Art we a nation of suckers?" Evidently not, inasmuch at tht coun try haa repeatedly refused to go dem ocratic at four successive presidential elections. Judge Fawcett warna college grad uatta against office-seeking at ont of tht four evils of tht day. H wants it distinctly understood, however, that he It not afraid to tackle it himself. I ITEW REVEXT7E PLAN. Klaalva Pmte. Boeton Herald. Neither congreea nor the preeldent has yet dlecovered mean for locating and de fining the profits of manufacturer! for purnoeea of tariff readjuetment. By what meant will the profit of corporations be determined for purposes of federal taxa tion? The special mesaag to congreee will ba watched eagerly for the how aa well aa the why of this new schema 'of cor poration punishment. Three Reaaoaa for It. Washington Post. The plan for a tax upon tha undis tributed net eamlnga of corporations 1 worthy of adoption, for several reaaona. First, It la better than a bond lesue or an Income tan, so long aa there U any question as to tha conatitutlonallty of an Income tax. Second. It will ralae suffi cient revenue to put tha government on Ita feet, and do It promptly. Third, It will be protection and Insurance to stock holders In corporations, and proteot tha corporations themselves from conflicting state laws and regulations. Income Taa Amendmeat. Springfield (Mass.) Republican. If a constitutional amendment for an in come tax ahnnM .iitiMii.aii .v. i - IW states with tha Indorsement of the Taft administration. It. would probably receive the ratification of three-fourtha of the states through their legislatures. A few of the richer eastern states mlaht WM against It but th western and southern commonwealths would be strongly In favor of It Amendment of tha federal constitu tion has of late years beeh considered Im practicable, If not Impoaalble. If the nr... ent Washington program aoea thrnnrh we shall have tha question put to a test. Am t'afalr Tax. Ht. Louis Times. But inherently,; such a tax Is unfair. and It Is not certain that It Is consti tutional. The theory that It wonM hear solely or mostly upon the rich Is preva lent in unthinking quarters, but It Is ridic ulously unsound. That body of respectable idlgenta. composed of widows and or- phana, whose sole means wu nhi.in om life Insurance and small Inheritances, among the large holders of enrnomt eecurttles, and even a small direct tax upon the Incomes, which form their onlv support IS harsh in Its bearing. Decidedly Objectionable, Boston Transcript 1 Both these lat.. - Aa-mi w-.., ..ui ui niuivn vt revenue, are decidedly objectionable. The corporation nas Become mvrely a conven ient form of doing business. Th person possessed of but 11 nrm mv v,.... . vested in an enterprise organised aa a ivrporauon. ine government should not mat memoa or organisation f comparison with the nrtnr.i,in the ' Individual proprietorship. The man who Is rich enough to own an apartment house, or a mill, or a railroad, should not be relieved of taxes that are borneby the thousand persons forming a corporation to own any one of these things. Tha real remedy for the situation Is radical re trenchment in government expenditures. MAKING TUB MOXEV Ft,Y. How the Rich Scatters Wealth In So cial Aviation. Baltimore News. People who lie awake of nights worrvlna over the accumulation of wealth In the hands Of the "predatory rich" ourtit to hearten up a bit when they read accounts or a trial like that now In progress In New York, where one of the "400" in beln suul for alimony by his wife. There Is an Illus tration of how th rich can scatter wealth that relieves any fear that this particular millionaire will become a menace. At the rate he has been going, It will hardly take three . generations for his family to aet back to the shirt sleeve stage. a r: . , mailt-, ui wnicn IOP wife In tHe case had a very indistinct recollection, were a diamond diadem for $24,000, a diamond chain for 122,000, a dia mond pendant for 1S,000, a rope of pearls for 127,000 and a sapphire ring for MOM. In the way of wearing apparel, she ordered fifty-four gowns, ten coals and fifteen hats, at a cost of '$20,000. Her bill for tailor made suits amounted to 15.807. She did not recall such a thing as a bill of .Y for shoes and could not tell within $10,000 what ahe had paid for some of the lewelrv. Prom on tailor there were f 20.000 worth of gowns and hats bought within a period of four month. It would be a waste of time to follow the detail of the trial except that It thpows light that la worth having on how Some of the Idle rich spend their time and their money. , Nebraska's Vanishing- Debt. Springfield, (Mass), Republican. Th people of Nebraska are rejoicing that the state faces tha near wiping out of Us debt. Only $100,000 or so Is left, and the next pay day will witness the extinction of that amount. In explaining the happy financial situation of that state, the State Journal of Lincoln says: "The history of Nebraska's practical emergence from debt contains a possible explanation of the op posit e tendency of other states. It was at th cost of a governorship, let It be re membered, that this bit of sane finance was achlevd. It was taxes levied to clear up this debt which bis opponents used against Governor Sheldon in his Unsuc cessful .campaign (or re-election. Not all states are blessed with political leaders willing to accept defeat as the reward of a proper management of its finances. Is that why they stay in debt?" Do Gonna Make th Woman r Philadelphia Record. It appears from the Gould divorce trial that the annual cost of the gowns of a woman of th Four Hundred 1 $40,000, or thereabouts. According to the testimony of Mrs. Howard Gould nothing less than that would serve for a New York society dame of wealth and distinction. Iiut happily for American society, women of this class with such views of what oonstitute feminine "distinction" are too small In number to be seriously considered. It would be miserable land in which the distinction of its women should consist only In th ca pacity to expend thousands of money on gowns and hats every year. tome Dreama We Have. St Paul Plspatch. Th intimation that tha Aldrlrh bill will meet with determined opposition In th house. Is one of th pleasant fictions of fered by Washington correspondents. The bill will go to conference and, when the conferees, selected by Standpatters Aldrlch and Cannon, agree, th gag rule wilt be applied and the measure passed by the bouse without serious difficulty. Indianapolis News. Maybe If congress hadn't raised ,tha salaries of Ita members from $.000 to $7,400 a year that plan to tax all Incomea over 16,000 would get mor consideration. Leek th Better Site. Washington Herald. It Is a blessed thing for the memory of Jay Oould that be left a daughter Helen. In Other Lands Ida XJghts aa What 1 Trans, plrlng Amoag th Heat aat Tar Hatloas of th Barth. Jingoism Is steadily growing and assum ing the proportions of a plague on the pro ductive Industries of Kurope. War parties ar dominant everywhere, and peace advo cate are overwhelmed by the tumult of drums. The great Inerenae In taxation contemplated In Britain hy the pending wtr budget la an enlarged duplicate of similar measuts In Germany, France and Russia, while Austria snd Italy must Im pose greater burden on the people If the announced policy of naval expansion Is carried out. In Kngland the army and navy Jingoes continue In the saddle, riding roughshod over the "safe and sane" minor ity, drowning with a greater volume of noise the Indignation provoked by the bud get. Germany's naval program, backed by the organised Naval league, makes In creased taxation Inevitable, even If th present deficit of $100,000,000 In national re sources Is converted Into a bonded debt. The per capita of taxation In Germany, as computed by the mlnlptry of finance, Is $1 04, while the per capita In Great Britain, according to the same authority. Is $2.1 JR. almost double that of Germany, giving a wide margin Of operation for German tax gatherers.. The evlde-t policy of the Ger man ministry to Increase national revenues to something' like the British per capita foreshadows a fierce political contest be tween taxpayers on the one hand, and so cialists and military boosters on the other. Already an organisation, comprising cham bers of commerce, stock exchanges, bank ers and manufacturers has been formed and public demonstration made against In creasing public burdens. Opposition may retard, but not- defeat measures for more revenue. Jingoism Is backed by a com pact, resourceful, militant body ever on the alert for its own welfare, while the opposition is not responsive to discipline and soon wearies of a fight. European nations are conducting a gigantic war dance and the people must pay for the mualo. TUlloonerv as an adlunct to military establishments Is carried on with feverish seal In Europe. Experiments are going forward In Germany, France, Austria ana Emrlnnd. nroductne sufficient public en thusiasm to Insure large balloon drafts on the prospective war chests. Germany, combining government provision and popu lar enthusiasm, has a fund of $1,903,400 for Its army aerial service. The popular und In aid of ZeDDelln's experiments amounts to $1.32S.0OO; The government has appro priated for the purchase of Zeppelin ships $537,400, and it maintains a regular aeros tatic corns as a branch of the army at a cost for this year of $131,000. France has no popular fund, and the public Interest In flying seems to attach Itself chiefly to the ntuwtscular aeroplane performances. The government, however, maintains a school of aerostation for Instruction and experi ment, and It has a fund of $36,000 from th budget of 1908 for this purpose. Austria spends more money on Its military aviation service than England. The allowance for this vear la $15,000 for the maintenance or the aerostatic corps and $15,400 for the;' purchase of dirigible balloons. t.ngiana has an anm-oorlatlon of $9,000 for the build ing of dirigibles, $2,450 for aeroplane ex- nerlments and about $15,000 for general army aerostatio work. This public expendi ture Is likely to b greatly Increased in the new appropriations for national de- fenae. Two srreat reforms that will test the courage and tatesmanship of the progres sive Turks are the banishment or the dogs of Constantinople and the suppression of "baksheesh." There are more dogs In Con stantinople In proportion to population than in any other city on earth. They hav become an Institution, and enjoy more liberty than their owners. "Baksheesh" Is th coin with which the itching palms of servitors are soothed. Otherwise, the tip. Do the young Turks fully appreciate what they are up against? Banishment or the dogs Is simply a matter of xeal, persist ence, aood marksmanship or a ommodlous drowning apparatus. An attack on "bak sheesh" Is an assault on the native con science. Revolutions spring from lesser causes. Annually th British ministry lays be fore Parliament a detailed statement of the nation's liabilities and assets. In that submitted recently covering the fiscal year ended March II. Is one Item which bears witness to the profitable foresight of Great Brltlan in buying the khedlve's Sues canal shares. These were purchased in 1878 for about $20,000,000, and are today appraised at $100,000,000, an eightfold Increase In lit tle more than three decades. Th block was composed of 176,602 shares, making Great Britain the largest holder of canal stock. The money worth of th shares la not theiv greatest value to their owner, since with their posession has come virtual control of th great trade route to the east. So well Is this control established, that while the majority of the stock la still In other hands the voting power of Great Britain is decisive. James Hamilton Lewis .ex-congreasman and ex-corporatlon council ,of' Chicago, writing to The Chicago Evening Post from Seoul, says of Corean women: "A woman Is the least of things In Corea and the smallest consideration, living or dead. A slave, then a free woman, yet always only the mistress or servant, or both, "though called wlf and compelled to endure aa many others In her household as the hus band may bring, while the allghteM Infrac tion on her part Is mot with exile, divorce or death. She does the work. H ia a dandy and gambler, though he I no boisterer, makes no noise, tio loud-voiced declamations, no clatter on the streets un less It Is a fight" According to statistics Just Issued by the National Union of German Labor Ex changes there were on January L Si) auch Institutions in Germany, of which 240 were in Prussia and the rest spread over the other atates of th empire. During th last statistical year work waa found for 902,966 persons, of whom 667,411 were men and 205,545 women. The great central ex change In Berlin aecured employment for over 100.000 people. Th exchanges at Munich and Stuttgart placed between 60 000 and 50.000 and Dresden and Dusseldorf be tween 40.000 and 60.0U0. This singular- paragraph appears In the North China Dally News: "Recently his highness, the prince regent, observed to the grand councilors, in a conversation with those dignitaries, that whereas there hav been, of old. gods of wind, clouds, thunder and rain and the Ilk In China, it is not known who they were nor In what dynasty they were born. Furthermore, the prince Inquired how it came to be known that they were defined. The venerable oouncilo ruminated upon th question for a considerable while without being able to satisfy the prince's curiosity." Then the North China News aska: "May this in quiring spirit he held to presage the ulti mate decay of Idolatry In tha empire T" WW The Steady Growth of this bank ha been particularly notice able In the exclusive VVorrieiVs Department An ideal place for the transaction of finan cial business, for meeting friends. And for . rest after shopping. Hundreds of dainty with The only cereal food Trr it for breakfast Deliriously nourishing and satisfying. POLITICAL DRIFT. John W. Kern, the Indiana patriot who ran with Bryan last year, Is being groomed for the senatorial election of 1910. Mr. Kern atands well to the front of the "also rans." Mrs. Oliver Haxard Perry Belmont tells her sister the way to get th right to vote Is to refuse to marry until th right Is granted. That's a test of devotion worthy a heroine medal. Grand Rapids, Mich., Is one of th few cities In this country that Is out of debt. Another plum in Its peach-basket hat la a cash surplus of tTOO.OOO drawing in per cent Interest In city banks. The statue of Senator Quay of Pennsyl vania has not yet been given a place in th building or on the ground of the state house at Harrisburg. A proposition to place it under th ground receives cordial support The proposition to vote bonds for a state capitol at Salt Lake City was overwhelm ingly defeated by the voters of Utah. One of the reasons producing the. adverse vote was the tendency of the state capital to monopolize the pie counter , and give the country district the crumbs. Roger Queries Mills of Texaa has been heard from. The democratic performances in Washington prompts him to write: "The party as now represented at -Washington might as well pass out of existence, for it has survived Its usefulness and only serves now to make a humiliating speotacle to make honest democrats hang their heads In Bhame. I believe that men who think like we do would rather see the party dl than to see it further prostituted to serve the uses of the base men who now seem to control It." LAUGHING GAS. "You say you have a good roads' Inven tion for automobiles? What sort of thing can that be?" "It Is In the nature of a cowcatcher to pick up pedestrians and throw 'em out of the way." "Suppose it kills them?" "That's a toss-up." Baltimore American. Pedestrian How far la It to Aldershot? Let me see. Well, as the crow flies Footsore Tommy Never mind 'ow the beggar flies; 'ow far la It as the beggar 'ops? London Truth. "Waiter, ha the steak been cooked?" "i'es. sir; by electricity." "Well, take it back and give it another shock." Judge. "I wonder wby the dressmaker, when she goes. out alwaya wears a wrap?" "I suppose for the same reason that the bandits have in comic opera." "What is that?" "She wanta to cloak her designs." Balti more American. , "There's a funny Item In this paper about an Ohio man refusing an offer of a fat consulship." "Where? Let me see It." "There it Is." "O, you ninny! Don't you see the head line over that collection of Items? 'Hap penings of Fifty Years Ago.' "Chicago Tribune. "What are your views on ' the Income tax?" "Pretty much th same as on the tariff," answered Senator Sorghum. "There would be no objection to It, If It could be ao ar- S Breakfast Sense. 8 I X Overloaded htomau'hs 'Make Poor 4$ V? Workmen. x Health is a state of normal, spiritual, mental and physical function. It haa a definite physical symptom, the chemical equlllbrum of the blood and organic se cretions. That is th assertion of authority. With th stomach over-loaded with food that sours and Is hard to digest th blood I loaded with the sour acids and gasea, the head aches, th nerves are shattered, bowels disordered, and 111 health reigns supreme. Can on be pleasant. Industrious, capable in such condition? Th remedy I simple wholesome food, open air exercise and right thinking. Often the right kind of breakfast means a splendid day's woik with head and heart and hand. '. A bad breakfast means a day of nasty temper and unsatisfactory results. Start th day right with E-C Corn Flake or Egg-O-Ke Wheat Flakes served with good milk or cream. Always ready to serve crisp and delicious. If you haven't already eaten them you've mlasad something good order today and you'll not res-ret it. Remember It la only th famoua Egg-O-He process that makes E-C Corn Flakes and Esg-O-Se Wheat Flake so delicious and healthful llLiWMlfl Capital $500,000.00 Surplus & Profits 700.000.00 dishes can be made I made in Biscuit form. with milk or cream J ranged that my special friends won't have to pay it." Washington Btar. "My clothes cost me next to nothing." "Th-ey ought to." "Why?" "Because they are next to nothing." Houston Post THAT AWFUL MAN. Chicago News. He's always very sure That he's exactly right And ao he pities your Own most unhappy plight Correct' his every plan; In fact, he's made of gall Of course I mean the man Who always knows It all. It la no matter what Affair you chance to start, You'll find him on the spot ' To take a leading part Directly off your bat That fellow grabs the ball. He always baa It pat The man who knows It all. Whene'er a chance to apeak A timely word or two Tou 'want, you vainly seek He's bound to see It through. Tou find you have to quit : In house or street or tiall. He always settles It, The man who knows It all. ' I'd dearly love to see That awful man suppressed, For you'll at once agree f That he's a horrid peat. I've suffered long and sor ' Beneath his evil thrall This boastful, beastly bore, The man who knows It all.- Saturday's Shopping List STRAW HATS Panamas $5 to $12 Sailors $1 to $5 Soft Styles $2 to $3.50 UNDERWEAR Knee Length 50o to $1.50 Balbriggan '. .50c to $1.75 Union Suits $1 to $3.50 HOSIERY Intenroven 25o ($1.50 half doxen.) Gauze Lisle 25c to $1 Silk $1.50 to $3.50 SHIRTS Detached Cuffs $1 to $2 Attached Cuffs.. $1.50 to $4.50 Collar attached.. $1 to $6 NECKWEAR Knit Ties 50o to $2.50 Bow Ties 25c and 50c Four-in-Hands 50c to $2 Wash Ties 25c to $1 BELTS Leather 50c to $2 ' Silk, with tie to match.. .$1.50 BATHING SUITS Cotton, $1 and $1.50 Worsted $2.50 and $3.50 YACHTING SUITS-!- Blouses ...,75c to $1.50 Pants 75c and $1 LEATHER GOODS Bags and Suit Caes, $5 to $25 Matting Bags ..$1.50 Matting Cases .$3.50 Saturday Is the last day of our Pre Inventory Sale. Men's Suits fl5, formerly sold up to 135. Boys' Suits 112.60, formerly sold up to $20. Children's Suits $5. formerly sold up to flO. BrownineKinft WWfiCQmpahY FaS4 sad DoU 5. V OMAHA ' R. S. WILCOX, Mgr.