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THE BEE: OMAHA. MONDAY, JULY 5,1909.
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Remit by draft, express or pontal order, paynh'e to The Ree Publishing Company. Only I-cent stemps received In payment of mall account. Personal checks, except on Omaha or eastern exchange!, not accepted. STATEMENT OF CIRCULATION. Blate of Nebraaka, Douglas County, : George B. Txachuck, treaaurer of The Bee Publishing Company, being duly sworn, aaya that the actual number of full and complete copies of The Daily, Morn ing, Evening and Sunday Bee printed dur ing the month of June, 1909, waa as fol lows: 1 41,37 IT..'. 41.MO 18 41,660 It 41,680 80 40,000 81 41,760 88 41,870 83 41,860 84 41,780 33 44,640 86 41,680 87 40,030 83 41,790 89 41,790 30 41,670 g 41,380 3 41,880 4 41,850 B 41,080 at,aoo T 41,480 a 41,640 41,630 10 41,860 11 41,630 IS 43,040 13 40,300 14 41,370 18 41,940 la 41,640 Total. .1,847,300 Returned Copies. 9,880 Net Total Dally Average ,. . ' GEORGE B, 1,838,060 41,869 TZSCHUCK. Treasurer. Subscribed in mv presence and sworn to before me this 1st day of July, 1909. (Seal) ' M. P. WALKER, Notary Public. Subscriber leaTlagf tae city tem porarily shoal kavt Ta Be nailed to taena. Address will a eaaafed aa aftea aa reaaested. The weather man was sane on the Fourth, anyhow. ,'., Omaha's June birth record shows up total of 211. No race suicide here. One thing in favor of. the automo bile e against the horse la that it will not shy at a firecracker. Castro in busy again rapping the United States, but Castro's reach is short and bis blows lack; steam. Remember that you can do just as much If not more .damage cele brating the Fourth on the fifth. Costa Rica must be offering induce ments for Boston people to migrate there by putting team VhJie' free Ust.' A Chinese official accused of brib ery and corruption. , led of apoplexy. Supersensitive people, those Chinese. The curfew may ring in Omaha the aame aa usual on Independence day, but there will be aa much noise no one will be able to hear It." The first six months of the present year show a comparative decrease In failures In the United States, which is another encouraging sign. An Omaha church is to have a flag presentation to receive a gift of a silken "Old." Glory." How many churchea In Omaha have a flag? The liquor dealers will observe the 8 O'clock: closing law, but they would ahed no tears If some critical Judge should declare It unconstitutional. Statistics indicate that aviation la aafer than automoblllng. At any rate more people are killed or hurt every day in automobiles than in airships. The signal corpa of . the army is about to advertise for a cross-country touring aeroplane and the man who has one for sale may find a purchaser; President Taft has gone to his sum mer home In Massachusetts for a few daya just to see how nice it would be If congress would adjourn and let him move. The Austrian chlnaware trust, or ganlsed to boost the prices of crock' iry sent to the United States, has gone to pieces. The American consumer refused to see the raise and the game atopped right there. ' Emperor Willtam might tender the position of Imperial' chancellor to Roosevelt when von Buelow quits. A clash between Roosovelt and the Reichstag would be -a sight which Europeans' would enjoy. A Canadian military man declares that the United States 'could not whip Canada.,. If. la hardly fair to start any thing like that now when all our fighters are busily engaged pounding the Standard Oil oompany and the tariff bill." ' ' " ' France now asserts that Benjamin Franklin did not invent the lightning rod, but-that.it was designed by Frenchman. One thing la certain however, and that ia no one ever ap proached tha activities of the Amerl can lightning rod agent. v Whafi.thlsJ-; Father Murphy en joined from acting as a priest and th Injunction issued . by '.a democratic Judge? ,wm.thta etltnulate another hysterical- outburst from the local demo-pop organ against government by Injunction? ' We shall see. Progress on Tariff Bill. The r-HBRage with lutle debate ot the corporation tax and maximum and minimum features ot the tariff bill, together with the speedy disposition of many of the schedules last wek, Indicates that the bill will soon reach Its final stage In the senate and go to conference. Whether thla be as cribed to the hot weather or the fact the people have tired of the prolonged discussion la Immaterial, but the yrnd will be welcomed. In this connection what is declared to be a reflection of the president's vlevg Is pertinent aa emphaszlng what The Bee has all along contended, that the real tariff bill will be made In conference. The president is quoted as expressing the belief that the house would insist in the main on the re ductions It had made from existing tariff schedules and that the senate would do likewise, the net result being the sum of the reductions desired by each house and the retention of the corporation tax. If this should be true the Parne-Aldrlch bill, In its final form, would provide substantial re ductions in duties from the Dlngley schedules and prove fairly satisfactory to the country. That all can be satis fied is impossible where Interests are so diverse and agreement necessarily brought about by compromise. If the result outlined Is attained, President Taft may fairly be credited with Its accomplishment. Without ob truding his views to the extent of executive interference with legislative functions he has yet kept his Ideas of what is needed and what the party promised before the senators and rep resentatives. In this as in other mat ters, Mr. Taft has pursued the even course which he has used successfully in all his undertakings and which he expects to prove successful again. A New Rate Ruling. In ruling that the practice of rail roads granting rates for transporting freight of other roads is illegal the Interstate Commerce commission has touched a vital point. The commis sion and the courts have both held repeatedly that there are no excep tions to the uniformity rule except where specifically made In the law Itself. In point of revenue it will probably make little difference to the railroads as interchanges of traffic are doubtless fairly equal. What is almosst equally important to the declaration of absolute uni formity as between shippers Is that any rates voluntarily made and main tained by the railroads may reason ably be taken as the measure of what constitutes a fair rate for the service. In other words, if a railroad can af ford to haul freight for another rail road at a rate voluntarily fixed it can afford to give other shippers the same service at the same rate. With such a ruling in force railroad man agers will be doubly careful, about manipulating rates and. claBslflcatlpps to benefit favored shippers on any pretext. uraauauy me commission la re ducing the rate question to a point where actual as well as theoretical uniformity in rates is secured and when this Is done many other hitherto perplexing problems will be compara tivcly easy. Simplified classifications and uniformity between shippers should help wonderfully to determine what are remunerative rates. Overstepping the Limit. Another one of the freak la which have made Oklahoma famous has been declared unconstitutional by the fed eral court. The state sought to pro hibit the shipping of oil and gaa out of the state and the court held this to be an Interference with Interstate commerce and an infringement upon the rights of property. SuCh restric tions have never been upheld except when they come within the purview of the police power, beyond which neither the atate nor general govern ment can go in limiting the use of private property. Cutting the pro ducer off from all outside markets clearly Interferes with free . inter change of commerce between the states. ' " Economically the law Is as faulty aa it is legally. If Oklahoma were Justified In its effort to retain 1U products other states would have the same right and its exorcise would lead to Interminable confusion and Indus trial disorganization. Such legisla tion would eventually defeat the very object of the framers of the consti tution to build up a nation In the place of Independent colonies and states. Goal of Negro Disfranchisement. An extract from the' retiring mes sage of outgoing Governor Hoke Smith of Georgia la being made the subject of comment and certainly calls for se vere criticism from those who believe In fair play for the negro. . The re cent pronouncement of Georgia's ex- governor is as follows: Tha futir of our state requires that there shall b no Illiteracy among our white children. I do not mean any un kindness to tha negro child by thla dls crimination, but I don't believe that In struction from book a, except of almpls character, Is of any benefit to a consld erable portion of them. Education should fit for Ufa with a view to the character and possibilities of the children. The dif ference between tha races should he recog nised by the county school commissioners. and they should not hesitate to do so on account of the maudlin criticisms that may coma upon them from certain classes of would-be philanthropists of other sec tions who don't understand the true na ture of the negro or the true relations of the races. The scarcely concealed point to this argument la that illiterate negroes have been divested of the right to vote under the Georgia constitution and that If the com in tlon of negroes can be kept illiterate they, too, can be kept out of the right of suffrage. Denial to a race of the op portunity to advance and lift Itself up Is a monstrous doctrine and In the long run the whites would suffer from the degradation they forced upon the blacks. The negroes are Illy enough able to maintain theraselvea against their better equipped white brothers and much less to provide facilities for their own education. If cut off from access to public schools Incentive would be taken away entirely and the negro In Georgia unavoidably sink lower and become an unendurable menace to the community. No one will believe that In expressing this sentiment, Governor Hoke Smith really voiced the opinion of any number of Intelligent or self-respecting people, white or black. Wanted An Artist. Receipt of a copy of a monthly trade paper published at Sioux City has brought us suddenly to a realization of Omaha's greatest need. We have all the time been convinced that Omaha has the geographical location. the natural resources and the push, pluck and enterprise to make a great city, and while marveling at the strides already taken, an occasional suspicion has crept In that we might go faster if some unknown desideratum were supplied. We know now what has been lacking, and that what is wanted is an artist with prophetic vision and imaginative conception. The paper to which we refer, being the fourth number of the third volume of the Sioux City Trade Journal, has Its front page embellished with a atrlk picture headed, "Sioux City In 1920 as the Great River Port of the North west," and the further explanation, This is 'Greatest Sioux City' accord ing to the conception of Mr. George Rudersdorf, chief assistant to Mr. Deethman, head of the Berkley Sys tem Art Department. The artist's conception Is by no means far fetched." Far be it from us to take issue with the artist, or to deny that his ebneep- tion is "by no means far-fetched." The picture presents "Greatest Sioux City" from the port side, with six big steamships of the Dreadnought pat tern lying at anchor In the foreground, each of which would do credit to a travel-folder for an' around-the-world excursion. The broad expanse of water would hardly'be identified with the Missouri river of today, while to the left the "Sioux City in 1 920" pierces the sky with towering, massive buildings. How the artist creating this concep tion can be content to be an assistant to anybody passes comprehension. We are sue that If he would come to Omaha and draw on his imagination to the same extent with the materials here at hand he would be head of the art department on short notice. Omaha should wake up at once and hire an artist. The anti-free lunch ordinance en acted by the mayor and council In cludes the proviso, "that nothing herein contained shall be construed as prohibiting the sale and serving of food, meals and lunches for a fair con sideration in any room or place where liquors are sold." This raises the question. What is a fair consideration for food, meals and lunches In a place restricted by license to sell liquors? We suggest that the mayor and coun cil provide an arbitration board to set tle disputes over the menu card and to draw the line against unfair exactions at the victual foundry. The Commercial club has recorded Itself against the federal tax on cor poratlon earnings aa a discrimination in favor of Individuals and copartner ships in business competition with cor poration. The declaration comes a little late to affect the vote of Ne braska's senators, but in plenty of time to reach our democratic congress man from this district before he an swers roll call on the proposition. The railroad managera are trying to evolve a method for securing greater safety In transporting highly Inflam mable articles and both shippers and travelers hope they will succeed. Rail road managera are apparently reallz lng the necessity of devoting more at tention to reducing the terrible life cost of railway operation, which is a hopeful sign. One of Governor Shallenberger'a bank examiners, who failed to connect with the pay roll because of an inter vening injunction, naa already re signed. Inasmuch aa there la no im mediate prospect of a salary the pres sure for the vacancy la not likely to be so strong as for the original appoint ment A New York jeweler Insists that the reincarnated spirit of a friend who was a painter has taken possession and la continuing to work at his art through him. While, he waa looking for a spook master painter why couldn't he pick up a good one like Raphael or Michael Angelo? The federal court has knocked out another of Oklahoma'a freak laws. The prohibition against shipping oil or gas out of the state collided with common sense as hard aa it did with the constitution. President Wood row Wilson asserts that people who Inherit great wealth are doomeed to obscurity, but the oracle of Princeton certainly over looked the divorce court. Keep It Dark. Baltimore American. ir It la the new comet which la pro duclng this heat wave and Its accompany ing discomfort, the neat evsraealous scl entlst who discovers a comet ought to be mobbed. Will They lleea the Illatt Chicago News, enator Aldrlch and Speaker Cannon, who constitute a rrajorlty of the republican party, should ponder carefully what Prt dent Taft ayt about the things that are ilkely to occur. Booetlaat a Unod Thing;. Washington Herald. . A reformer suggests that citizens gen erally would do a good thing by hiring doctors to let them alone. The doctors would agree readily enough, wa suspect, t let the well ei oigh alone. Opealaat for Inventive Skill. Topeka Capital. We have looked over the entire field of reform and have decided' thnt the thing needed most at this season of the year Is a device which will enable one to eat green corn without getting butter on his ears. No Information Needed. Baltimore American. Any girl who knows her business does not require to be told by musty old college professors how to flirt. Next thing farmers will be recommended by advance agricul tural scientists te show ducks how to swim. Palling; the Wrong; String-. Washington Star. Diplomatic representatives of America are agitating the question of better build- ngs for embassies abroad. The question t present agitating the minds of many statesmen Is that of securing sufficient public revenue without discovering new modes of expenditure. Easterners Are Lee ruing-. Bt. Louis Republic. The discovery In the east that the west s the best place to come In search of tha best men for all kinds of work cr business s an encouraging Indication that in course time everybody down that way will learn that the sun does not set on tha crest of the Appalachian range. The Day We Desecrate. New York World. It goes without saying that If Fourth of July had had Ita beginning In such tollies of slaughter and mutilation as now mark its annual passage It would not have become a national holiday. Think of call ing that a festal day which for the six years just past has piled up a total of 316 dead and 27.PS0 Injured! Aa Kneiur af His Kind. Philadelphia Record. Tha fond parent who gives his tender Infant the Fourth of July material for pro ducing lockjaw wounds and who at the tarns time falls to provide against lockjaw casualty, both for the infant and for other human beings whose peace and safety the Infant Is armed to make war upon, la him self an undesirable cltixen and an enemy of his kind. Reaching; for the Standard Roll. , Pittsburg Dispatch. Mississippi Is the latest to start ouster proceedings against Standard Oil with a claim attachment of $11,000,000. The success of Texas In collecting a tidy sum in cosh appears to be an Incentive to the trust busting attorneys, and the large surplus to which Standard Oil has confessed Is an other. Bad as the Standard has been, how ever, we doubt Its commission, of $11,000,000 worth of crime In the. negro baiting state of Vardaman. A T1IHIKTJT STATU. Frails of RepablMaa Polloles Mick Admired. ' Bostoh.'jlerald. The state of Nebraska has paid the last outstanding warrant ' against the general fund and now, for the first time since it entered statehood, Is free from debt. Ne braska early Incurred a heavy Indebtedness for the construction ot publlo buildings and Its obligations were funded and re funded before being wiped out. Now the stkts will Issue temporary warrants to the extent of $4,000,000 to. meet legislative ap propriations, planning for their retirement on the receipt ot taxes and other state Income. No doubt these will prove popular Investments among the plutocratic farmers of tha state and their six per cent Interest will be sought eagerly. For If Nebraska continues tha thrift by which it has wiped out Its debt It should soon establish a sur plus and be forehanded with ample work ing capital to render even the temporary loans urinoessary. Nebraska finance now has a new significance. THE AIRSHIP AGK.. Significant Activities aad ProsDee- tlva Developments. New York World. Eigns multiply of the near approach of the expected age of aviation. The adjournment of congress to witness the trial of a Wright aeroplane; the announcement of a national exposition of air craft to be held In Boston next spring; the presence of aeronauts near Calais waiting for weather conditions fa vorable for an aeroplane flight across the English channel these Incidents of a sin gle day's news, together with the adver tised offer of dealers to supply alrahlpa within forty days after the receipt of or ders, testify vividly both to the wide In terest In air travel and to the progress made toward Its realisation. With the secret but just learned, its application to practical uses Is well under way. Not the least significant of developments along this line Is the endowment of a chair of aviation at the University of Paris with a fund of l0,000,,and the foundation at the same university of a department of tech nical aeronautics with an endowment of $100,000. Columbia university announced sometime ago that It would provide In struction In the new science. But the Insti tution of chairs for the study of the prob lems of air travel at the university around which raged mediaeval controversies in theology is not without Its sentimental In terest. It is fitting that the city of the Montgolfiera should be tha first to furnish a comprehensive course of study In the science of which they were pioneers. Colnmbna Wants Lswer Rata. COLUMBUS, Neb., July 4.-(8pecial.)- There has been some complaint regarding the charges for lighting msde by the Co lumbus Light, Heat and Power company under Its new franchise, which took effect shortly after the first of tha year, and aa a result ot the dissatisfaction ex-Mayor Dickinson Circulated a petition and seourcd the signatures of nearly every business man In the city asking that the city council appoint a committee to Investigate the charges for service being made by the electrlo light company. Thla petition was prevented to tha council at the regular monthly meeting Friday night and referred to a committee consisting of Councllmen Qass, Clark. Brunken and Willard, who Will make an Investigation. The electric light people say their charges are reason able and In accordance with the franchise granted them by the city, but some of the citliena claim that what they were prom ised and what they are getting ia alto gether different. At any rate, tha matter will be gone over thoroughly before it it closed r POEMS OF THE "EVER GLORIOUS." The Day af Liberty. Our ys on all other days of the year May gase on the foreigner s things, And envy may thrill us to took at the pomp And purple paraded by kings. Perhaps we may long (or a title or two, With the nobles of Europe te via. And some gay decorstions to piu to ur coats, But not on the Fourth of July. It Is then that we love to repeat to the world The siory of Liberty's birth, And how In the sheltering folds of her robe There Is room for the whole of the earth. It Is then that from mansion and cottage alike Her colors stream out to the sky, While the north and the south, and the east and the nest. All welcome the Fourth of July. Behold all the cattle that darken the hills. The grains, and the fruits, and the f 10 v ers, The snow of the cotton, tha gold ot the corn, The mills and the mines that are ours. This glorious heritage, fertile and fair, That the wealth of no monarch can buy. Forever bequeathed to the sons of the free, Waa signed on the Fourth ot July. So fling out the banners from basement to roof. And send tip the rockets In space, In letters of fire on the blackboard of nlpht The fists of our freedo mto trace. And salute with the thunders of cannon and drum The shades of our heroes gone by, Who died for the rights that wa cherish to day, And gave us the Fourth of July. Minna Irving In Leslie's. Colnmbla'a Call. Columbia stands beneath the flag; She looks to south and north, "I need the boys," she cries aloud, "Upon this glorious Fourth: My .soldiers and my sailors bold Have won me victory, And now I need my growing boys The men that are to bel "My banner floats 'n distant seas, And under suinmtr skies V hrre ne'er before its stars and stripes Have waved before men's eyes. Heroes have died to set It there, And make the peoples free, . And future heroes now I need The men that are to bel "I need my lads in home and shop, My lsds In church and school. Who faithfully shall tit themselves To serve, and so to rule; To toll abroad, to work at home; For God and liberty, To lift my standard nlsher yet The men that are to bet "I need the lads of prayer and faith Who make the men that lead; Courageous, uprlpht, Just and pure These are the boys I need. Without them, all my battles won Can bring no gain to me; My hope must always lie In these The men that are to bel "I see them come, from farm and town, An army great and atrong; I see my starry banner wave Above their countless throng; And through the century's opening gate, With steady march and free, I see them bear my greatness on The men that are to be!" Prlscllla Leonard. The Mttle Celebrant. We bought our little Johnny Olant crackers by the score; We bought a pretty cannon, For he liked to hear it roar. We love our little Johnny And could nothing him deny. That would give the darling pleasure On this great day In July. We bbught flrewheels and serpents We bought dynamite galore; Devil chasers by the doxen And then we bought some more, He waa our only laddie; We let him have full sway. The wildest liberty and noise This patriotic day. In the morning very early John began to celebrate; The shed waa burned at seven And the stable went at eight. The firemen were busy An alarm was turned at nine. And half an hour later -, Th house was blazing fine. - i- Great day It waa for Johnny A day surcharged with fun, As all begrimed with powder He saw the firemen run. The dynamited cannon Burst with a muffled roar, And souvenirs of Johnny Were gleaned half after four. Tha services were simple Some songs, some words of prayer- The floral emblems mustered- About him everyywhere; There'll be no harp for Johnny He'll with the angels stand Plnwheels will make his halo, Qiant crackers In his hand. Indianapolis News. Hnrrah for th Foarth. Tha birthday of freedom, the feast of the nation, 1 The day of all davs in the rear I What fate victorious, history glorious. In its life doth it not bear! How has the nation made prouder Ita station, Each time that a decade rolled hv. And aa the years die-out, ah, well may wv vrj out, "Hurrah for the Fourth of July!" Twas born In the thunder of crashing asuuuer A country the greatest on earth. Ana ner own I ree aaugnter, who cross ine oroan water. Demanded the right of her birth. Twas not a rejoicing which save tha first voicing Through th land of the day's solemn cry. But that of men sighting a llfe-and-death . uz.iung, That hailed th first Fourth of July. But they fought the hard battle which provea me aeatn rattle Of tyranny over free men: bach hero and martyr algned in blood the cnarter Which gave th world freedom stain And each generation shall blesa this, our nation. As the llberty-fraurht years mil hv ' And the nations before us will Join In our cnorus, i "Hurrah for th Fourth of July!" Baltimore American. Betweea lianas. Willi has just lost a thumb and on ear. Bang, Bang! Cheer for the blessing of liberty, cheer nana, cans: Bring the rusty gun out, let the loud can non roar. Make the day that w celebrate bloody onoe more. Let us all be more foolish than vr b- rore Bang, Bang! Mabel henceforth will be shy of an eye, Bang. Bans! Shout freedom forever, her standard aet nign, Bang. Banc! Let all the world know that w kneel to no foe. Let the heavens be rent by the Bounds from Deiow Baby' flngera are gone never mind, let mem go Bang, Bang! Th dead and the wounded are strewn tnrouen th land. Bang. Banal Hurrah, there goes Johnny's poor little left nana, Bang. Bans! Fling out th gay bannsrs to war In th air, Shoot off th loud craoksr 'neath grand mother's chair Th kitchen's on fire, but let u not car Bang, Bang! Chicago Record-Herald. Glimmerings af Patriotism. Ooh! th Fourth o" July! fihurs. I wonder will I Evr grow to be glad fur Its deafenln thunder. Will th oannon by day An' th rocket by night Ever whisk me away On a spree o' dellghtT Now, I wonder. Falx, at prlslnt 'tis llttl I mind to b told Of a fight that la more nor a century old An' all thsm that was In It long laid In th mold. "They wer heroes." ses you. An' all that may b true: But what comfort at all could I find In that boast. Or in blatin' away at a red-coated ghost The Corn Exchange Dank CAPITAL PAID III $300,000.03 t Will open for business In temporary quarters, Tuesday, July 6th, at 1610 POt'GLAS STREET. We solicit the accounts of banks, firms and Individuals, offering every facility and accommodation consistent with safe banking. We court Investigation as to the reputation and financial standing of our officers and directors, and our patrons can rely on personal at tention and courteoua treatment. Interest paid on savings accounts. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS: , JOSEPH kAYDEN, President, HaydVn Bros. JAMES A. LAMGAN, Capitalist. D. V. MARSHAIX, Marshall Taper Oo. E. P. MEYERS, Ranchman. CHAS. A. PICKEXS, Paxton & Gallagher. CHAS. R. SHERMAN. Rherninn & McConncll. T. E. STEVENS, Vice-President. GOTTLIEB STORZ. Stora Brewing Co." J. W. THOMAS. Cashier. JOHN R. WEBSTER, Capitalist. Whin a shot at a live wan would cheer tnt the most? What's a fight past an' gone to a fight yot to bel . . . Oh, If anny slch come to thla land o' the free. Jlsht a fight fur the Joy of It, count upon me! An' how manny good men In that glorious row Had the thought of this then That I have of It now? Falx, I wonder. n' this ladv. Columbia, stately an' grand, Wtd the shield at her side an' the sword in her hand. Shure, she seems to be queen. If there's wan in the land. "She's the Hed, White an' Blue That we'd die fur." aea you. Would I fight fur her, toof Wid the best o' good grace. Wid the blood o' me heart, sure, my fancy would' trace Added beauties to those that you see In her face. Fur she'd have a wee tilt to her nose In the air. n' a wild Irish rose In the gold of her hair, n' her eyes would be those of sweet Kitty O'Hare. Ah! how manny brava men In that glorious row Fought their fight fur her then As I'd fight fur her now? Falx. I wonder. T. S. Daly in Catholic Standard. A CELEBRATED CASE. Fight on the Nebraska Deposit Goarssty Law. Cleveland Plain Dealer. The federal court in Nebraska by In junction prohibits the enforcement ot the bank deposit guarantee law. The restrain ing order Is but temporary and comes as one step In the development of th fight being made by many of the national banks ot that state to have the law declared unconstitutional. Th grounds for th claim ar that th law takes nmrwrtv through th legislature for the payment ot private aebta. If th guarantee aat la ........ u.u.n-u invana, or oourse, the only resource ror th advocates of the prlnolpl will be to amend the constitution. The difficulty in this direction Is apparent This check In Nebraska Is likely, one may presume, to have Its effect upon the movement for deposit guaranty in that section of the country where It has made rapid progress during th last year. Th laws In th various atate which hav adopted the Idea vary in many respects. yet It Is possible that th argument urged ngainm me weDraska aot may with equal force be urged against the 'others. For instance, In any state, excent where th. payment of th guaranty fund is purely voluntary, It would seem that th act "takes property through th legislature for the payment of private debts. The progress of the Nebraska suit will be watched with Interest. PERSONAL NOTES. Governor Hughes has refused , in appro- prlatlon of state funds to pay his expenses mo aeame exposition, but wilt take the trip at hi own expense. About seventeen years aao Thnm a Edison startled th world by carrying on telegraphic communication between a mov ing train and stations alohg the railroad without any wir connection therewith. A statue of Oeneral Russell A. Alrer. secretary of war under President McKlnley, and later United States senator from Michi gan, was unveuea at Munlslng, Mich., a few days ago. It Is a gift to Alger oounty from the family of th late general. The monument la th work of Carlo Romanelll of Detroit. In the llttl town of Whitby. Ind.. th other daya seven men were In Jail for the crime of wlf beating, and seven wives were, ofcour, sourrylng around after ball to get them out. The husbands blame the weather for the foolishness, but aa to the foolishness of the wives no one seems to have thought to offer excuse. The only Roman Catholic priest who even was In congress was Father Gabriel Rich ard, who sat from a Michigan district and Impressed his colleagues with his character and ability. He has been recalled recently by fh centenary of the aettlng up of th first printing press In the middle west. Father Richard Issued In 1S09, from a press set up In Detroit, the "Essal du Michigan." Prof. Austin Cary, who has become super intendent ot the New York state forests, entered on hi professional career In 1893. and has served Tale, Harvard, th state of Main and the Dspartment of Agriculture. He knows the history of forestry In Its European development as well aa Its rise in this country from a "council of perfec tion" of a few patriots to Its present dimen sions. ' M Bills, ghaa la "trt Safe; TW That'i the kind of cooking- upon every tijne if you ute f t J L J W unnppy I if wf me Bros Spick Ton'i Spicti put life Into your coqlunf. Giv it a flavor and test that only (pics tf lull urencth and flavor can giv. Ton' Spicet possess eveiy Quality that bulk ipice lack. They si fresh 4hy ar f ulModld . they are f uU-strenjjth rtisy flavor of fresh-milled spices. If not mt ymr graeer. us tfeenfs mnd yewr emr'l aame. W' milt pn4 nr nlmll amtk and ear or 7n' Spier TaUti." There are two klndsof spices TON K BROS. snd"0An." TONE BOS, Dea Molaea. Iowa (auaasrs at Ok ssUbrato OLD OOLDBM Corm B BSSSSKDri DEVELOPMENT OF WATERWAY Decisive Action Expected from the Meat Con areas. Baltimore American. Recent expressions of opinion on the part of various members of both branches of the Sixty-first congress lead to the belief that at the first regular session ther will be Important and conclusive action com mitting the government definitely to the realization of the national waterways Im provement policy as advocated by bo'h President Roosevelt and President Tafi The new United States senator from Illinois William Lorlmer, has for long been an earnest advocate of the development of the country's navigable waterways, and In a recent statement he declared that the pres nt congress Inclines to an appropriation ot $100,000,000. He himself Is convinced that th old piecemeal appropriations for-river and harbor Improvements should be en tirely eliminated. There Is this to be said concerning Sena tor Lorlmer's suggestion of an appropria tion of $100,000,000 for waterway improve ment by the present' congress It Is toe much If th amount Is to b provided from the ordinary sources of revenue and en tirely too small If th urgently needed waterway betterments are to ba provided for by a lump-sum bond Issue. .The aggre gate of such a bond issue should not be less than $500,000,000. It will not b necessary, of course, to float the who! of such an Issue Immediately. Th realisation of such a loan might extend through ten years or longer, or otherwise through the entire period during which constructive work upon the selected development enterprises would be under way. But the plan of Improve ments should b determined upon at th start and th realisation assured by pro viding a proper and complete method of financing In advance. . tt has been demonstrated by-th Issuo. of I per cent isthmian caral bonds that the mrV,i It securities at Dar i at that low rate of Interest. Th total nona Issue of $COO,000,000, whn it shall finally hav been floated, will at the I per cent rate entail an annual Interest responsibility of only $10,000,000. If the bonds have a fifty-year extension, the sinking fund fea ture would add another $10,000,000 to be provided annually, or $JO.OOO,000 In total. By th outlay of the $500,000,000 in waterway betterments the aggregate of th country's wealth will have been lncreaaed by at least $1,000,000,000,' and possibly by douhl that amount. Th bond Issue plan will place a large proportion of th ost.of waterway betterments upon posterity, hut posterity will at least hav duplicate, and. more than likely Quadruple, value tor the expenditure. SNAPPY REMARKS. v "Slmpllolty," h said, just for the pur pose of breaking tha long slleno. Is the surest sign of greatness.' ' "Dear me, what an egotist you are, sh pleasantly remarked.-Chicago Record Her ald. ,. The Insurance Agnt-Sur your Jiart Isn't weakT" ' - Th Insured On-Oh, yes, yes. The Agent-Ever test It T The Insured Tes, Indeed. I watched a fifteen-Inning ball game with th oor 1 to 1. Cleveland Plain Dealer. Mr. Jagway Honest, now; when you saw me last night wasn't I making a be line fMiCandld Friend-Making a B IlneT Worse than that, Jagway. You wr mak ing a W llne.-hlcago Tribune. "Jan say h Is sorry sh didn't arrange to be married In June." "That's undoubtedly true a far as It goes. Jan might hav added that sh would b only too glad to arrange to be married at any old time." 8U Louis Re public. "What harm has Wall street vr don youT" "A Whol lot," answered Farmer Corn tassel. "I git so excited talkln' about It duln'a down to the store that I lo about seven hours a week right In lb busiest season." Washington Btar. '- - "My Jewel!" exclaimed th young man when th girl had promised to be hi. "1 am so glad to hear you call me that, dearest," she answered. "Now. please try to give me something better than a plain setting." Chicago Record-Herald. "What's your trads, old pal T" "Don't call me 'old pal.' A to your ques tion, I am a gentleman." "Oh, I see. On your vacation now, eh?" Cleveland Leader. .. . "That laundress waa prophetic," sobbed the chauffeur's fair guest as sh stood, with damaged finery,, and a broken arm, In the police station. "How so?" asked th sympathetic matron, who was trying to soothe her until th ambulance arrived. "She pressed this linen suit I was going to wear on this Joy ride, with a aad Iron." Baltimore American. Gingery Cooking GingeMiAps with snap to them. Gingerbread of the gingery kind.' Spice-cake that tastes of ipice. you can depend IsST firm Pdus , hens tonus Jaaacs BrTMS fiMrt th aromatlg i 1 t