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THE OMAIIA SUNDAY BEE: JUNE 27, 100D.
Modern Education is Revolutionizing Affairs of the Hermit Kingdom 2 - , Mi li!i i! i!l)l!tl! i ll!t I Hi ',tv:iM 1 ""","-i77 '1, -jw ' i!.)iil;iUlmii( ill'i;! rean, Chinese and English, and every surveyors I see Ruing about Seoul. Holh character had to be Ju!t bo, for the varia- In the lde atrtH-ta of the cities and In tlon of a stroka or a point mlKht turn the the country, yellow-faced young men i lnd word "Lord" l-.ito 'devil." The oriKlnal , hgh black hat, an1 ,on whUe eow, edition of the dlittonary ha, lonB lnc may bft Sfipn , compaase. and been out and a la now be- c,rry, cn.lni from ,r. , ace Ac. Ing prepared. lr. Galo telle me that this ' " , ' neceesltated by the thouanda of new - .w. ... .... .....- oi me empire nnve 10 De eurveyea ana PC Is words whloh have come Into the InnutiaKC. caused by the change n c ivilization an i P10'" B11 for record. Thle Job la one ONE OF KOREA'S NEW SCHOOLS. (Copyright, 109, by Frank O. Carpenter.) little fellow la Just the opponit of his half- direction. The authorities require full In- M.KOt.'U Korea. (Special Corre- brother, who la now on the throne. The formation as to the names and character 1 Kpondence.) The two great latter had hardly been outside his own of the teachers, and also as to the re- fr I hopes of the Koreans are Prince apartments until he was over 30 years of cetpts and expenditures. All books have i i Ito and the little crown prince. aK. anl today his only exercises are waljt- to be passed upon by the educational de lta Js the grand old man of about his palace grounds with now and partment, and the teaching must be as Japan. He is a confidential ad- ,nPn short horseback ride In them. He the government directs. This seems rather "t iho mikado and he had much to do ,ookB Pale and enuinlc. and his flesh seems severe, and It causes unfavorable com wlth training the crown prince of Japan. to be Puttv- This crown prince could hold ment. The. little crown prince I refer to la the nlB wn w't( little Charlie Taft or Quen- !v life of the people. 8i-lcntiflc words, such as telephone, telegraph, dynamite and ra dium, have had to be aided. All of these have now their Korean characters, and they must be defined. The new edition of the dictionary is being printed In Yoko hama, and the proofs are sent to Dr. dale for correction. I have seen some of them. Four readers go over every sheet and the greatest care Is taken that each character Is right. This is done by Chin ese and and Kortan scholars. After this Dr. dale sends the proofs to the girls of the Presbyterian mission school. They have sharper eyes and quicker brains than the old scholars and they find mistakes which the others have overlooked. At first Dr. Gale offered to pay 1 cent for every cor rection. After a number of sheets had come back he figured up the account and sent In the money. The girls returned It the same day with a letter saying: "We girls think we are getting enough from our teachers and we do not want any pay." Korean Surrej-ors. I am surprised at the number of Korean that the Korean can do without losing Ms dignity and as a result, the young men are studying mathematics and prac ticing In order to make surveying their profession. The stores which soil sur veying Instruments In ChlnB-Go-Kal are crowded with customers. It Is surprising where the men get their money to buy the Instruments. . r .' y-r s ip , V u- - T - i . I V ; . V V ' I ' ' LLiJ i . -i4r - j f t II 1 1 1 I f 1 . V,.!!!! 'U ci-own prince of Korea. He Is the brother tln Roo'ovelt. He Is fond of athletics and of the present emperor, and he Is now to shoot, fish and play ball. At the being educated In Toklo after Prince Ito's Bttme time he stands high in his classes, directions. In him and Prince Ito lie the Bntl not averse t0 study. The Korean im possibility of Korea maintaining Its na- P'r are 'uH ' wnat he Is doing In Japan, tional existence and not being swallowed nd th PePle ' tn Palac have been de up In Japan. There Is a strona- Janim... lighted with some blograph pictures which parly which would liko to see this country under a military government appointed from Toklo. They want Korea for the Japanese and believe In exploiting It for all It Is worth. Prince Ito, backed by the nilkado, Is anxious that the Koreans should have a fair show and he has done all that he oould to bring that about. He does not believe that the Koreans should govern themselves, but be want them to have a share of the offices and to maintain their Individuality as a nation under the direc tion of Japan. In doing this he is opposed to the money-grabbers and land-grabbers. The lower classes of the Japanese are com ing over here In crowds and they would swallow the country and oppress the peo ple If their own officials did not prevent. Prince Ito has so far been the chief safety valve and he Is training up the little crown prince in order that he may be the governor of the Koreans in the future. Crown Prlnee of Korea. I have had a good chance to study the present emperor, through my audienoe with him and talks with the officials who know him best. He is a weakllna in the hands Literary Awakening;. The Koreans have always been a literary people. Much of the old learning of Japan came from them, and they still hold scholarship In the highest respect. Indeed, the common word here for Mr. Is "School man." The Koreans call each other School man Pak, Schoolman Te or Schoolman Klm, instead of Mr. Pak, Mr. Ye or Mr. Kim. In the past the better classes of the people have been well up In Chinese, &nd I have seen picnic parties of young of the Japanese. He is compos mentis, but the new one" of th6 JPan'M overnment his mind Is so little that a wooden man. if he could be automatically worked, would have just come showing the little prince on the hunt. The papers describe the pal ace which the Japanese have given him. They state that his little hlgness sleeps In lilurnneAn bed In a room kSDt warm by an electric stove. His nalace Is furnished Korean gentlemen engaged in writing Chi throughout in foreign style, and he has Ptry under the trees. They would mechanical toys of all kinds. He has rid- uk text and tT who co "ak he ing horses and all sorts of gymnastic ap- bel,t rhymes. Such young men are now pllances, from punching bags to parallel ""dying the modern languages and set bars. His palace Is guarded by eighteen nCft; They hav a Confucius and foot soldiers and ten court policemen, and Menclus and are reading the New Testa when he goes out he has an escort. His B,fn- ha " translated by the instructors are selected from high das. "'on"l"r and a'B? a .nttmb!r,f 0ter Japanese professors. The mikado himself b"ok" f a turned into Ko is interested In him. and altogether the A lit Q arfi. eld was recently pub- .in,im,.i.ofhlmiman llshed. and also the 'Story of Madame ,....,. -. - uoland." A popular book Is Bunyan's "Pll- ( gTlm's Progress," which was translated by the late Mrs. Oale and a young Ko- tean named Vanlr.VI-Tatlr v v. n i When this boy becomes emperor of Korea ha(J Bome troubIe wlth tn, JapaneBe gov. he will have a new nation to govern. These ernment The ..p,lfrrIm.s Progref,s ha people are just beginning to appreciate our ha(1 ,arre ,a, ftn(, ,t lf) gong ,nto ft new civilisation. Their almond eyes are open- eaam,,,,, x understand that several Korean ing to the needs of modern education, and noveli haye been ,Mued the twQ m0Ht schools are being started In all of the olties. p0puar now current being "Spirit Voices" Those of the missions, which have been in and Deei& yree Flowers." existence for years, are overorowded, and $ Korean Dletlonary. have, more than they can do. There are One of the greatest works performed, by several thousand boys, and as many girls, Americans In Korea was the making of as wetl as a monarch. Korea's Mew Schools. the retired emperor by the late na morning u father is bright Intellectual V" wearing caps and gowns, and bare- years residence in the country, and corn no more backbone than a a bar.h.adM trl. with their book, pi..- It within fiv. years. Prior to that. 1 r V :'i-:'-!c'"r.-', -., -v. '! : ;v!i',5.:;.-'-r- it; f. : h r is Translatlnw the Klble. Suppose that next Sunday morning every pastor In the United States should arlsn In his pulpit and say that a new book of tho litble had Just been discovered and that It would be given to the people that week. What a sensation It would create and how all would be alive to learn of the new message) This Is the condition today in Korea. Until very lately the people have hnd nothing but the New Testament In their own language. Tho 1150,000 Christians here have been confined to that book, and it is only within a few years that they have had the Proverbs and Psalms. Today the Old Testament is being translated by Dr. Oale and Dr. Reynolds with one or two as sistants. It conies out book by book, each new volume making a sensation far greater under the h"", of Natur Notes. Here is the work of the missionaries, the rellglou. than the first selling of the new novel. on translated: Japanese are not idle. The native Chrls- In our country. Genesis, Isaiah and the "r hear tne uck0 "Pap-Cook! tlans of Japan have a mission here, and Psalms have already been printM, and PaP-Qook! Pap Gook!" the Buddhists have built a large temple Exodus, Numbers, Job and I and U Samuel Thls Is really the song of a bird here, under the shadow of the headquarters of win .non ha tn .h. hana f h. n.nnia I ut the Chinese character which ex- the resident general. They have a mission Dr. Gale says that the translation of the iessea H means also "Restive king whole Bible will probably be finished this dom." autumn, and that tt will ba In tha hands The next line follows: of the Koreans soon after. The work Is "And what does thla voice mean but "ean- Th1" la "trange. Inasmuch as being published by the British and Amerl- the .ouls of the dead patriots who are Buddhism came to Japan from Korea. To- oan Bible societies, and It will be sold all thus speaking to us through the birds." ovsr the country, both by agents and by The second verse reads: "On the sum- KOREAN SCHOOL BOY3. situated on one of the main streets of the Japanese section, and are doing what thty can to revive Buddhism among the Ko day the Koreans despise their priests. They call upon them with contempt. There are the book sellers who are to be found In alt mer air I hear the sound of Kun datl Kun "l '-- tha iar. citie.. v.... rr.. a.,,., Koreans. One Is for superiors, another for m unit 4. u. u 1 1 This character means army, and the line below adds: "What U this but the Korean Newspapers. A few years ago the only paper pub- aouii of our dead finding uttcranoe. llshed In Korea was a little court clrcu- The last verse follows: lar which gave the commands of the king, It was printed with a brush and its cir culation numbered but a few hundred. To- "In the air I also hear sounds of rob- equals and a third for servants and beg gars. The priests are always addressed in the lowest language, and that even by children. Until the Japanese came, priests were forbidden by law to enter the capital, and this has been the case for 000 years. bery, murder and oppression, and what Is The Buddhist priesthood today is recruited all this but the ghosts of the thieves and largely from the lowest classes, and from have as much foroe, and he would more- now ,n attendance at the punno scnoois oi tne .orean-i,ngiisn dictionary. This was over, be cheacr to k..n th- .. Seoul. They all wear uniforms, and night done by Dr. J. S. Gale, a Presbyterian the son of the retire r k .k. i and morning the streets are filled with missionary. He began It in 1892, after four Quen. Hiu fth h. i. i.,v.,- . ..... in th.ir hands. Each boy has a little brass there was no means of intercommunica or honestly, and his long adminT.tratloa ae hl" wh,oh mrk th chl 11 betwen he foreigners, and th. na ,. k " -?lnl'trUon h. b.lon. All the boys have tlves, except through the Chinese language. Th. little crown prince is the son of this their hair cut short. Instead of wearing it The work of making th 'on prinCB ITO Off JAPAN AND THE retired emperor. He Is the half brother n on bra,d down th,lr baCk', M " en0rmOUa Th "toM were in Ko- CROWN PRINCE OF KOREA, of the man on the throne, his mother th 0,d Kran custom, and the girls wear , being the notorious Lady Om, a favorite n v"a' wnlon w QU" K" consort, but not the wife, of his majesty, ideas of the older Koreans. After the empress was assassinated thla The government school buildings are Lady Om, who has been brought Into the muon ,lk th0Be of JaPan They ? palace as one of her attendants, became equipped with furniture like ours, and each tha favorita in tha i-tir.A w has Us gymnasium. There Is a large She has ousted all the other ladles of lior class, and she holds the old emperor In the hollow of her hand. Her power was strengthened upon the birth of the little crown prince, about twelve years ago, and she U still at the head of tha retired em peror's establishment. The crown prince has been going to . bV,;;7dU;;Ud' ai;; w.surn-'un.: r,00,hadandabolucr,;ortr- J,!.: He is learnln. Janane.a. an all m. Primary schools had about 10,000 pupils large centers, and In Seoul there are four robbers of the dea1 fl"l'nir expression." those of that class who can do nothing dallies printed in Korean. The capital has also three Japanese dallies, and an English newspaper, the Seoul Presa, owned and edited by Mr. Zumoto, a very able Japa nese journalist. The Pres. Is looked upon as one of the organs of the government. and at present It is the only foreign news paper published In Korea. Not long ago Imperial City. It started out as an anti there was an English edition of the Daily government journal. A fourth, called the News, an anti-government organ, but this Empire, Is purely Korean and 1. half has been discontinued for financial rea- Independent The Empire has a large sons. circulation and is greatly read by the The Korean Dally News, printed In Ko- common people. " V u jMiiio it . his parents were too poor to support such party. It Is a bright paper and well edited, favor of the government, but all must a ,arge famlly they ,iad gvon hm over It has the ablest of Korean writers and go to the censors before they are Issued. t0 the Buddhists. Theso Korean priests Its circulation Is large. Like all news- Notwithstanding this, objectionable para- are ignorant. They shave thlr hads and papers, It Is subject to the government graphs sometimes creep in. In such cases go about with begging bowls In their hands. cen.orhIp; and may be suspended, without the police are sent around to collect and Thy are full of superstition and have pmc- notlce, at the will of the officials. For destroy the papers, and if the offense is a tlcally no hold on the people at large. Tho mis reason us writers nave to De carerui grievous one the journal may be Bus ts to their expressions, and many of Its pended. These articles are beautifully written '" The monasteries largely take the and the Korean are delighted with them. Places of orphan asylums, fatherless chll Another Korean daily Is the Tai-Han- uren being made over to the monks for Shlmoo. or the Korean News. This Is lucaUon as priests. I give this on the one of the organs of the government, and authority of the Rev. Mr. Bruen. a well Its circulation Is largely confined to the klown Presbyterian missionary In Talku, In mn.t, . t.' t' 1 S I officials. A third dally Is entitled the -. ": i nave spent mucn time in the monas teries and have asked many priests how they came there. One told me that when he was small his father died, and, as his mother wished to marry again, she made htm a priest. Another said he was the youngest of eight children, and that as most severe articles are those which have to be read between the lines. This morn ing, for instance, I see several editorials Buddhist la Seoul. Speaking of translation of the Bible and missionary work Is done entirely by tho Japanese Buddhists, who are of u fur dif ferent character and who aro copying our methods of modern church work. FRANK G. CARPENTER. Explorer Baldwin to Raise Vegetables While Drifting- Across Arctic (Continued from Page One.) but also dispatch messages toward, If not make our way speedily to the nearest and the other directly ahead. The towers, rectlon would foroe our ship to one side of manual training school run by the Japa- drifted across the polar sea The drift of the 10 lne outer rlm or tne 100 Duclt- whore poru ln 11118 manner ln rara mcreasea naving rope ladders to tne tops, win do them as effectively as It did to Fram In nese government, and there is a Japanese shipwrecked German expedition for a thou- many of them wlU be plcked up by whal" ,u P'0-8 trom an average of two miles stations for signaling and observation pur- passing Frana Josep Land and Spltiber- academy where young men are taught aand miles off the southeast coast of ",,u vesueis in mo summer a a u. cigm u u nHotutu iue nu. m- ......... v. p;en. cut we would expect to be carried Korean In order that they may act as ad- Greenland without loss of life similarly ea8on- M' aronautlo plans are based on west coast of Greenland. mmensions, io oe ereciea in tne vicinity or ci0se enough to the new lands to explore vlser. to the native officials. demonstrate, the .ecurlty attending this my "Perlence with the Baldwiu-Ziegler "We shall give special attention to mag- the ship, wlU enable us W conduct slmul- them. Our rnlwlon schools are scattered over natural method of travel Again Captain ePedltlon. when fifteen balloons were in- nctlo work, our purpose being to make a taneous observations from the three cor- ..Tn, art8tlo possibilities of the voyage Korea. There are. all told, 60 primary graded schools, which are supported by the Koreans themselves, and eleven In flated and dispatched from Franx Josef series of magnetic observations relating "i ir.ajigio, aim wm ub pari oi our In paintings and photographs will be nro- Land. Numerous messages borne by them to the direction of the compass needle with wireless outnt. We shall dispatch mes- viaea tor wlth Bpe0ai ,-0. Tne cnemat rauA .v.. 1. . .i.i.. a . ,.fnn. h tr... nnrth h. Hin nf tha sages by wireless to our station at Point . ....... ' . children for 1,800 miles upon toe floes dur- .m ------ a..i,. ... . h 0raPn win oe rreeiy usea to record or- ln. more than an entire Aretlo winter and 01 ,nem wou,a undoubtedly have come to magneuo neeo.e ana me r r - '"" . CriZ. "1. .T':.. ' .7" dlnary and unusual event, of the forty Tyson, after the loss of the old Polaris, drifted with a party of men, women and studies are carried on In that language. His chief work Is being done at the Nobles school In Toklo, but he has also private tutors, and he will have as good an educa tion as any prince of Japan. It Is whis pered here that upon his graduation he will take one of the Japanese prlnoesses as wife, and that when he comes back to Korea, at the age of 10 or so, there will be another shuffle of the Imperial cards, and last year, and at that time there were nine high schools for young women with BOO students. There are also Industrial schools and schools for the blind. The Young Men's Christian association Is doing a great eduoational work here lp Seoul, and one of the finest of the new buildings, which Is now going up, is a Korean college being built by Korean money and backed by Koreans. The na- ing more than an entire Aretlo winter and with meagre protection. The drift of the Jeannette for two years and of the Fram for three years without the loss of a soul proves the reasonable certainty of provid ing for the health and security of our ex pedition for a longer absence. - . . . . . ... .. " J ' " wu ujnui 1 'tiiL. v i ill. lurir hand if I had been able to enntinna in. ure of the forse exerted by the earth's oouoi nave me cneerrui co-operation ..,, . . . .,., " qulrles for them In the northernmost parts magnetism ln compelling the needle to set of the American missionaries located there, p Kn-"0L I discovered of civilization after my return. One of itself in some definite direction and not at and who have been conducting meteoroTog- p a' ,11,- these dispatches, dated June. 1302. was haphaaard. This work will be in harmony leal observation for the government for e83l'cln picked un on the northeast coast of Ice- with that of the expedition now operating "everal year.. From Point Barrow mes- h " ,nten" SrhTttt Fran. - the lower latitudes under th. SeTrJ'S.K ,of the Carnegie institution, and " . m mum uu ug ,J ... . . ' " tlvaa realtaa that tha Jananese are now this boy will be put In the present em- br,,ht.r than they are, and they feet that tAFni' OiimVj Sk MkaknarA aai . 1 . .... "" - " - e. their success comes rrom the new eauca- doubtedly benefit both Korea and Japan. ton, In the past the Chinese classics The people here will then have an em- wera the only standards of scholarship, peror who can speak Japanese as well as Today our modern .studies have taken the Korea, and who will be abreast of the piac of the classics, and all Korea Is new civilisation. He would have the good studying the multiplication table, of his own people at heart, and will be f able to act for them, and at the same time Mission Schools vs. Government, be an efficient lieutenant for the mikado. juit now there Is some excitement Prince Ito tells me that the crown prince among the missionaries on account of an tlo regions. With our pilot balloons we will has extraordinary ability, and he predicts imperial edict which provides that all prt- not only determine the velocity and direc that he will make a good monarch. The vate schools shall be under government tlon of the air currents at various heights, t.,u t tl. v. 1 1 ..wi.u ' - i ausnlces "Owing to the slowness of the drift- 7 dro7Ded on the ice nack and for which the nonmetalllc yacht, the Car- while we are ln the midst of solitude. noa w-as to wrap the machine In about two mile, a day. or one degree a UBt tnenL bTne to Iceland In was constructed in Brooklyn. W. never before trodden by man, even at the heated blanket while outdoor exposure, month-we .hall be able to conduct side b " ' he'e ''tt"dfl ". shall therefore realize the dream of Alex- Pol . expeditions along our course. A line of f 6 " t , ander von Humboldt three-quarters of a "I believe that before the voyage ends we occupied for .cientlflo and artls- -? . , baen set adrift to the northward of Behrlng " "T ... ! . . hn om. i .v,. tie work, on the out viva foe lmnHt century agome compiecion 01 a genertu w ..- - - - - magnetic survey of the globe, embracing board of our course, lands forming the discoveries. having comfortable living; sea and land, within a comparatively short counterparts of New Siberia, Frans Joself quarters and perhaps a dally wireless new. period of time, Instead of intermittent and Land and Spitsbergen on our port sldo. servioe, horses and dogs as companions, desultory work spread out over many de- It Is reasonabla to suppose that the ex- Kood bunting and fishing and a garden cade. pected southerly curving of our course will on the Ice providing us with fresh vege- "An Important Item ln the autumn's be caused by land mouses on our starboard tables in the summer, I do not see why stakes erected at Intervals, say, for a dts tance of 10 miles, both to starboard and port, will not only serve as guide posts for our field parties, but also as means of determining the relative position of the ice floes. Observations from captive and dirigible balloons, as well as by means of kites, will facilitate our efforts ln this Behrlng strait in 1900, reappeared upon the north east count of Iceland, while another cask set afloat off Cape Bathurst, away to the eastward of the mouth of the Macken zie river, was recovered on the north coast of Norway ln 1908. "When we have drifted with the solid program will be the erection of two frame indicated on the chart The crowding of we should not enjoy our four years so respect. In his way, too, we will acquire pack 10 th other side of the world and towers, each at least 100 feet In height, the ice pack against new lands ln that dl- Journ on the bosom of the Arctic ocean." vast amount of nieteoro.k-ical data per taining to the upper air strata of the Aro- reach the more loosely ' aggregated floes These win be located about thirty miles on the edge we can get up steam and from the ship, one on our starboard side Exploring for Oil and Natural Gas in Nebraska Quaint Features of Life - ,-.r:.-N--.- ... - . ... .. . 1..... .1- .... . A M5 Lost and Fond. PPLYINO for a pension after she had mourned her husband as dead for forty-three years, Mrs. Annie Kdv ards, 71 years old, of Philadelphia, received word from Washington that her hus- allve and Is himself drawing a BORINQ FOR OIL NEAR BLOOM FIELD, NEB. awaORK is now In progress near "B A T Bloomfleld, Knox county, Ne yV braoka. on an undertaking that 1 promises much for the future IO TC of that section. For a long time surface Indications of oil have been noticed in that vicinity, and, finally, It has been determined to make a thor ough test, to develop whether oil or natural gas to paying quantities exists there. A company of exploitation has been formed, and the work of drilling was com menced two weeks ago on the farm of Julius Stahl. just west of the limits of Bloom field. The contract with the borers calls for a depth of 1.000 feet, but the pro moters are prepared to go down I, M0 If need be to make sure of whet they have. The boring outfit Is one of tha heaviest ever set up la thla country, and th work Is under the control of experts from the Pennsylvania fields, so that the outcome will not be left to chanoa alone. The work is being prosecuted night and day, and definite reports are looked for very soon. The Bloomfleld Oil and Oas company ha been organised with a capital of t&V.OuQ. H. D. Van Campeo la president. W. E. VanPelt Is secretary and Martin C. Peter, la treasurer. band Is pension. Mrs. Edwards was also Informed that he Is living In Mississippi and that more de tails will be given if riVslred. When this Is at hand Mrs. Edwards will get Into com munication with her hu.sbund. A few years after the close of the war Edwards, then living In Camden with his wife, went to sea us a first mate. He wrote her for a few months and then his letters ceased. When Mrs. Edwards failed to get any trace of her huMhaivl she con cluded that he had been killed. Kittens t'outent with lien. Frank P. Urey of l.4 Ashmore avenue, Trenton, N. J., has four kittens which "lodge" ln a hen coop under tho watchful eye and warm feathers of a "chlckless" hen, and "board" where nature designed they should. Urey fli.t noticed the pecu liar Inclination of the kittens when he saw the mother cat loitering ln an Inter ested muniHT In the vicinity of the chicken coop. At first he thought she was looking for nice, tender chicks, but, hearing uh chlckenllke noises emanating from the coop, he made an investigation and found the four kittens snugly ensconced under the wings of a lien. Ths mother cat viwits tho coop regularly at meal time, but in the Intervals the little felines seem perfectly content with the hen. ' nnke Milks n Cow. After finding his cow had already been milked every morning fur the last week when be went to the pasture to milk her, John Bassett of Georgetown, Del., discov ered the thief to be a large blacksnake which had grown fond of new milk for its breakfast. Bassett arose earlier than usual and hid la the pasture near the cow. He was as tonished to hear the old cow begin lowing, while at the signal a big black snake crawled up to the cow and began to drulu the milk. The old cow seemed to be as fond of the snake as If tt were a calf and was with difficulty restrained from following it when it escaped through the grass. Her Wooden Leg; Seised. Because her wooden leg had been listed as household property, Mrs. Charles Har ridtn of Ies Moines was compelled to un strap the niechankal member at the knee and lay it on top of the other humble household goods w hii U v i re carried away under a mortgage f ureclosure. Bobbing. Mrs. 11 a rr 1dm pleaded with the loan company to leave her the wooden leg, as she would be helpless without It, but her entreaties were ln vain. he hid it ln the bed, but the hiding place was found. Why II(Tiuut Married. A 900-per-aiinuin clerk ln one of t'nele Sam's departments at Washington was re cently approached by a coworker who asked if it were true, as rumor had it, that the 'm0 person was about to marry. "It lo," w as the laconic response. "Surely, old man," said the other, with that freedom permitted an Intimate friend, "you don't think that your present Income Would justify you in taking a wife." "To be perfectly frank." said the other, "I do not." "Then what on earth can be your reason for taking this serious stepT" "I have no reason," vas the calm re spouse. "I am in love." Lipplncotl'a Magaxlne. Noted Educator Visits in Omaha TFT Ji ' a. ' tjJ "Ni. : , 4 la-Vt'-W 7,T; ..'?:.A 3 v r , DR. W. M. DAVIUSON OF OMAHA PUBLIC! HCHOOLS AND DR. .VK'llol.AS MURRAY BUTLER, PREalLENT OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY.