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THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: AUGUST 4, 1912. I Tks Omaha Sunday Bee. FOUNDED BY EDWARD ROSEWATER VICTOR ROSEWATER, EDITOR. BEE BUILDING. FARNAM AND 17TH. ' Entered at Omaha Postofftce aa second class matter. TirDua nc cT-TjQr,T?TPTinv Sunday Bee, one year J2"?? Saturday Bee, one year II -60 Dally Bee (without Sunday) one year--J DELIVERED BY CARRIER. Evening Bee (with Punday). per m..Kc Daily Bee (Including 'Sunday), per mo.65c Daily Bee (without Sunday), per mo. .4i Address all complaints or irregularities 'In delivery to City Circulation Dept lMiiv Bee ana eunaay. vnv v REMITTANCES. Remit by draft, express or postal order, payable to Toe Bee Publishing company. Only 2-cent stamps received la payment or small accounts.' Personal checks, ex cept on Omaha and eastern exchange, not accepted. OFFICES. Omaha-rThe Bee- building-. South Omaha-2318 N St. - Council Bluffs 75 Scott St. L4ncola-26 Little building. J, . ' Chicago 1041 Marquette ouildtng. Kansas City Reliance bullainfc New york-34-West Twenty-third, i' Washlngton-726 Fourteenth St, .N. w m fJ-r-wT f- W K" rt-C ! Communications relating to new ana '.'iditorial matter should be addressee jmah. BeeEditorial Department. i ' JULY CIRCULATION, , 51.109 I. Ptate of Nebraska, County of Douglas, ss; Dwight Williams. -circuiauoa maiiugc,. tt The Bee Publishihg company, being duly sworn, says that the average daily circulation for the month of July, Was 61.109. D WIGHT WILLIAMS, ' ' Circulation Manager. v Subscribed in my- presence and sowrn !'iBMA, N ' . Notary Publlo. : SbeHber leaving the city temporarily rtotild have The ' n. mtmtimA. - tkem. AAdreaa Wrlll ctuuised m oftea aa re T " ejaeateo - '"' ' ' ." Every June hat its November,- .' Mrv 4 Perkins " assurance, that funda are ample',' must remove all "tnlsglvlnga. X New York woman horsewhips an farmed burglar. There,' ladles, la the way to handle them. ''.-j, Every day la demonstrating more clearly that there are no bosses In the bull moose party. Anyway, . "Jerry" Howard got more than S3 cents' worth of tree advertising out of It J '- ' "There Is1 .always room at the top for the booster, but no room any where for the knocker. , J. Bruce Ismay may be relied on not to flaunt his British vindication In the face of Americans. Never mind, Ak-Sar-Ben's circus suffers from no competition by any of the other big teni' shows.' ? : It is a' prudent man who knows the price of his own roast beef. And a rich one who is able to pay it : "All Scots are Irish." says a writer in the New York World. If that re mark does not raise their Irish, what will? . I' i. Dramatic notes reveal the interest ing fact that thirteen minstrel com panies will be on the road this year. Here's luck. King Corn holds sway without ( having to appeal to the people perl t odlcally tor new commission, nor is he subject to recall. v The Nebraska farmer or ranchman ; foresighted enough to raise cattle for j the present market has a right to . ride in an automobile. ' : The presumption Is that his pres ence on the spot will make It un necessary for anyone to notify the colonel of his nomination. I If It Is a system that is caught red- I handed In murder In New York, the I ystem cannot be destroyed with any- I thlng like superficial treatment. '.. That yarn about the return of the ; Mona Lisa sounds like a job to swin 1 die our eminent art collector, Mr. Morgan, out of some genuine cash. The British Investigators failed to find anything in three months about the Titanio tragedy that the Amer i leans . had not discovered in three days. : ' , . It our Nebraska State talr is not a tcord-breaker this year It will not be because our Nebraska soil has failed to respond jo the touch of mature this year. . The most unkindest cut of all was that Inflicted by the Nebraska, bull moosers on John O. Yelser.'the man who put them on the map, when they left him oft their slate. i . i .' An Oregon cherry grower realised 1 profit off a carload of cherries Shipped to New York. Had they i teen the kind used In a certain suc culent admixture It might have been different . . t ' j In Connecticut the bull moosers re aiming their antlers viciously at corporation man named Roraback Still, within the third term camp i thole family of roorbacks might be found with a little searching '.,,,'..', S I have a choice for president' and 1 nope he will be elected, but if he is not the country will not be ruined, i' do not believe torn nation can be ruined or saved by the election of One man.-Dr. Wiley, , 'We always thought highly of Dr Wiley, and this makes us think of i him still more highly. The Dominant Power. The reassertion of the principle of the Monroe doctrine by the senate must be taken as reiteration of our determination to insist on the right to work out our destiny as the domi nant, power in the western hemi sphere without old world interfer ence. In taking this stand we may be en larging the application of the rule, but the idea back of it emanates from the founders of the republic. With the success, of the war of the revolution this continent was dedi cated to civil liberty, and the devel opment of popular government in contrast to the divine right govern ments maintained by the royal fam ilies of monarchial nations. When the break-up came in South America it was necessary for our own self-protection and self-preservation to draw the line against any European government securing a new foothold on this side of the At lantic, and it is no far stretch now to draw the same line against intrusion from the new riBen nations of the orient seeking to cross the Pacific. Whether the United States hopes ever to enlarge its territorial posses sions on the American continent or Is to be content Indefinitely with its present boundaries,' our controlling interest over the whole area is self evident and conceded. v Yet we cannot .lay down a rule of exclusion against old-world powers without being' ready to assume the duty of enforcement, and to become responsible for fair treatment of the foreigners by the countries to the south of us. Just what form this guaranty will eventually take is not yet clear, but that the United States is, and is to bo,' the, dominant power for the western hemisphere is a fact, which old-world powers may as well recognize without Turther parleying and conform to in all their interna tional affairs. V All in Good Time, impatience is manifested in soma quartWbecause the Taft and Roose velt forces, which split in the recent state convention, are, not madly rush ing the line to establish their con flicting claims to exclusive right to the republican label. All this will doubtless come in good time and In perfectly orderly procedure. Everybody knows that the essence of the controversy is the demand of Nebraska republicans to be per mitted to make effective, their votes for Taft and Sherman through a set of candidates for presidential elec tors oh the republican ticket. The attempt of the Roosevelt men, to get votes that do not belong to them by misbranding -their presidential -electors as republicans is not confined to Nebraska, so that the same problem is presented in numerous att th only variation here being that the electoral ticket already nominated la divided between the two factions. Unless we are mistaken, it is as much to the interest of the Roosevelt people as, of the Taft supporters that me electoral tickets be completely separated, and, if so, the natural thing would be for them to take the initial steps by withdrawing their electors from the republican ballot. His Fame Now Secure. It falls to the lot of few men to have their names recorded in the late Mr. Noah Webster's dictionary and it is therefore with a sense of par donable pride that we take occasion to say, for the benefit of those who have not noticed it themselves, that this distinction has come to one of our near neighbors and fellow-farm ers, Mr. Frank Gotch of Humboldt. Ia better known as the world's greatest wrestler, dead or alive. "Toe hold" is one of the late additions made to Mr. Webster's list of words and in its definition it is referred to accompanied by a very graphic illustration as the "Gotch toe-hold." Of the definition Itself, we do not think so much: "Wrestling a hold in which the aggressor bends back his opponents foot." While not a lexi cographer we feel sure that the Hon. Hackenschmldt could give a much more painstaking and illuminating definition. . The Mirage of History. The deepening of Interest and the liberalizing of views concerning the civil war, noteworthy, enough to command more than ordinary atten tion, are reminders that history sees more clearly, with , the lengthening: years and cannot be accurately inter preted at close . range. The Ameri can people on both Rides th dividing ime of the '60's have now gotten, far enough away from the momentous tragedy of human slav ery and thenar of the rebellion escape the prejudices natural to that day and no longer hav nv dai , (J- w , . , ava or purpose to view 'the past except through the' light of reason."' The lessons. 4. have learned from the dissolving animosities should persuade us to believe history will continue to repeat itself and bring similar Experiences to posterity in ; measure of what to us is the pres ent." The future may put a very dif ferent -aspect upon things about which people, are so dogmatic in this era. of regenerated wisdom, The super-heated notions of infallibility may be congealed into nonsense by the lapse of time. John C. Calhoun, admittedly one of the great men of this country, could see no destiny for this nation " without nullification; yet no man today, regards nullifica tion as more than rank tomfoolery even for Calhoun's day. It would be a real miracle if na ture had reversed all law and order and selected this particular day to raise up the first man of all time to whom the exact, unfailing, im perishable truth alone is committed. The cold Judgment of history often proves that things are not what they at the time seem. A Balanced, Business Center. Omaha's retail business center is being built and developed in such a way as to give it sufficient scope and balance to avoid overcrowding, yet at the same time to concentrate within reasonable distances. The location of the latest big buildings will serve to anchor the trading dis trict for the ' immediate future, al though the - trend - of business will continue steadily towards the pre ferred - residence section in Omaha as it does In all growing . cities. Omaha's material progress Is steady, and by this means general, saving the city . from : mistakes ''. which so often produce congestion in the de velopment of large centers of popu lation. The Fight for Facts. The ' assertion that newspapers habitually twist facts and thus make themselves unreliable chroniclers of events quite overlooks the Interested or biased public, which, as the news paper's source of Information, has the first hand in air truth dis tortions. The paper's .biggest fight is for facts, and the vast majority of newspapers make the fight, con sistently and persistently, realizing the intrinsic value to themselves of this baBlc element" of accuracy. , -' ' But the newspaper cannot make nor control its sources of Information It is qulta .common for those from whom its information must be drawn to have a selfish interest one way or the other, in publication or suppres sion of the facts. ThiB needs, only to be revolved in an intelligent mind to reveal the" possible obstacles and hardships in the way of the conscien tious reporter. . If the publlo gener ally were as eager to co-operate in obtaining and publishing the facts as it is to find fault with Inaccura cies, the occasion for the latter would speedily disappear. ' But so long as people are human, with selfish Instincts, we shall have more or less inaccuracy in printed as in spoken statements, though every observer may note a steady progress in the fair presentation of all the facta of current events in the modern newspaper. The Bondage of Dress. A woman writes to her daily paper deploring what she calls the "mania of dress," in which she sees the pos sibility of serious moral deficiency. Fashion, to be sure, is a despotic ruler with inexorable laws to those who presume to follow it Extreme deference to it might easily lead to a state of bondage in more ways than one, but the folly of trying to keep up with the height of style Is quickly apparent. False Ideas, exaggerated notions of the importance of dress have ob truded themselves to the detriment of more substantial claims, and the family exchequer suffers in conse quence under a lot of complications which have no right to exist. A marked difference distinguishes the laudable and legitimate desire to ap pear neatly 'dressed and the striving to ape every extravagant style which associates with larger resources maintain. Indeed, It becomes noth ing leas than bondage for the person who pursues the folly far enough. At best, the proprieties of conserva tive fashions are none too easy upon the man of modest income. . Consumption and Experts. The government's figures showing that the fiscal year ending June 30, 1912, brought our manufacturing ex ports for the first time up and above the billion dollar mark, contain an other warning that we are .increas-. lng our consumption out of. all pro portion to the increase in our pro duction. Manufacturing exports for the last year came substantially to $1,022,000,000, of which only 20 per cent was foodstuff. Ten years ago it was 38 per cent, and twenty years ago 60 per cent In another ten years at this rate it would be prac tically nothing. The situation is serious only as we make it so. The American people have the land and resources for set ting this law of supply and demand right Whenever they choose, they can bring the increase of their pro duction up to and beyond the in crease in their consumption or their population, not ' doing which Is the obvious cause for the present situa tion. But that is not all. While neglecting to produce faster than we consume, or than our population grows, we are not only contributing to the higher levels of prices, but raising ourselves to mora exalted standards of living. We are de manding the best of everything. And this Is a very vital factor in the re sults. But we are not apt soon, If at all, to lower our standard of living. Then there Is one thing to do em ploy, the methods of production that are necessary to make our output distance the ever swelling demand which our teeming population, cou pled with foreign trade, makes upon us. The Power of Imagination. The imagination has a much stronger hold upon the average mind thtn may be believed. If properly ex ercised It may be. turned to good ac count; if improperly controlled, to very 111 consequences. Let the imagi nation take a melancholy turn, let it make mountains out of molehills and inevitably it leads up to distracting woe. The imagination must be dis ciplined just as an Irrefragable horse, or it will cause serious mischief. People brood more than they should. If they fall or err, instead of dismissing .it from their minds except to determine that next time they will succeed or prove faithful, as the case may be, tbey often fret 8.nd worry and magnify . the conse quences by their vain imagination until they have come to some erave end. Things are seldom as bad 'as it-is possible for the imaginative faculties to picture them' Why not be Just to ourselves? A good deal is said of the square deal these days and the average man is much squarer, when it comes down to bed rock, with his friend than with himself in this sense, that he punishes himself with false and ex aggerated Imaginations, with un warranted brooding over evil. Pre judice comes in there. Prejudice that forms a big part in every life, whispers its sinister suggestion to the troubled mind wrestling with the evil, imagination and often de feats the, most persistent attempt at Judging ;the facts and reaching a clear, calm conclusion. . ' A Good Old World. Every crime wave seta in motion the fear that evil is to become triumphant throughout the world. It Isn't. The world la getting better all the time, man becoming more human; we only , hear more about the unruly members of so ciety! that's -all. Denver Republican. Correct But you cannot make bun combe out of such- rational talk, and some folks are in the business these days of manufacturing and selling buncombe .' .-. It is a dreary world to the'man who thinks It is getting; worse in stead of better., But it is a cheerful world to the man with a cheerful view of it And the fact is that gen erally he who thinks the world is not improving is not, himself, doing much to improve it. There is a note of self-incrimination in every such pessimistic tune that is sung. What a world of truth and helpful thought in these words of Jeremy Taylor's: ,.: I have fallen Into the hands of thieves -what then? They have left me the sun and moon, fire and water, a loving wife, and many friends to pity .me and some to relieve me. They have not taken away my merry countenance, nor my cheerful spirit, nor my good con science. Pessimism has played so small a part in the world's advancement as to give it no claim at all on the life of him whose aspirations are up ward. There are certain Inalienable blessings, which, as Taylor found, are common to us all and we sur render them only by our own action. The exigencies of modern communica tion extensively exposing evil tend to make evil seem dominant over good, but that can scarcely be possible in this day. Another association of Omaha re tall merchants has just been formed with the avowed purpose to promote mutual interests. There are a lot of things which such an organization can accomplish for its members and the general good. But it must not overlook two factors directly con cerned: First, the army of clerks and employes in our mercantile establish ments, and second, the still larger army of patrons and consumers. The assessment roll of Nebraska is finally made up at 1465,000,000, the largest in the state's history, and yet these figures are considerably be low the estimated value placed on material properity of the states by the United States census. It 'one of these authorities is right, the other is certainly wrong, and it might sat isfy some not unreasonable curiosity to know which is which. The list of counties summoned to show cause why their tax assess ments should not be raised does not Include Lancaster. Those good folks down at Lincoln never let a chance pass to cash in on their possession of the state capital as the seat of gov ernment ' It is reliably estimated that in the last year 50,000 visitors have been brought to Omaha to attend conven tions meeting here, Assuming that It is a good thing to have strangers look in on us, this number can be, and should be, doubled in another year or two. The steamboat captain who taught Mark Twain to be a Mississippi river pilot is dead. It is said Twain paid the captain $500 for his lessons, which , would indicate that the teacher was a more practical joker than the puplL If . Governor Aldrlch had only demonstrated his ability to wield the1 steel hammer sooner he might have been called, on to preside over the convention at Chicago this week in stead of ex-Senator Beveridge." ' ' IBkinBacbranl This Day in Omali; i . ' . . COMPILED FROM DEf' FIUE'S AUG. 4. Thirty Yearo Ago- Assistant Chief Engineer Hunt had a little fire of his own. at his own home, between Nicholas and Paul, the flames being discovered by his neighbor, Louis Feist. j. ,. Preliminary steps have beer, taken toward organizing a German school, the board to have charge consisting of Philip Andres, C. E. Burmelster. Henry Pundt, August Dorman, George Freuf f, Julius Meyer, J. H. Spechtman, Louis Singleke. i Pile driving for the new freight depot for the B. & M. near Harney street has been commenced by Contractor Stephen fcon. ! Dean and Mrs. Millspaugh were greeted by a large number of parish,oners and friends at their reception last evening. -i Prof. 'Perry of Williams college Is to lecture here on the subject of the'tflrlff next week. . ' j Ex-enators Paddock .; and vThayer Showed their familiar faces on our streets joday. ' ,"V , j Walters at the Millard hotel struck for a raise In ' wages from $20 to-JiS ' a month.' , ',t , A break in the water main at . Seven- teenth and Izard flooded the vicinity., ; Three of the bridges are cut off from travel, at Sixteenth street, Twenty-third street and Twenty-fourth '' street. " The first Is owing to construction of sewer, the second for repairs and the last is the one broken down by the mules. Twenty Years Ago This was the sixth day of the search for the body of Judge Clarkson in Honey Preek lake, Iowa, and Coroner Maul made another trip to the scene. Captain Mostyn and Detective Dempsey of the Omaha police fprce were camping there and lii addition to them this party of Omaha men put In the day searching: Messrs. Marple, Doane, Congdon, Lehmann, Par ish, Hunt and Hyde. Mrs. Annie H. Chase, 57, wife of S. T. Chase, 2223 Burt street, died at 6 p. m. S. P. Morse, president of the Morse Dry Goods company, left for New York, to be gone several weeks superintending the purchase of new goods for his store. MUses Katie and Sadie McKay of Cheyenne were visiting their sister, Mr3. N. C. Plant County Judge Eller took advantage of the cheap railroad rates and left for Denver and the- Colorado mountains for a brief rest. A permit was issued to the Board of Education for the erection of Lothrop school, a two-story brick structure at Twenty-second and Lothrop streets, for $30,000. A similar permit was Issued for the erection of another $30,000 school at Thirty-eighth and Jones streets, the Columbia. Governor McKlnley of Ohio, Mrs. Mc Kinley and party were met at Union sta tion upon their arrival from Beatrice and escorted In carriages over to Council Bluffs, where the governor spoke. Ten Years Ago Governor Esra P. Savage gave out the names of the new Omaha Fire and Police Commissioners, after much parleying with a few intimate political advisers In Omaha: J. W. Thomas, W. J. Broatch, Lee Spratlin and Carl G. Wright, to serve three, four, one and two years re spectively. The old board announced that It would bring quo warranto proceedings. The old board was: Patrick C. Heafey, Frank A. Kennedy, George Mead and Matthew H. Collins. Dr. Carl Burdlck, who had been vis iting hs father, I. E. Burdlck, returned iO his home in New York. William H. Welsh" filed suit In the fed eral court against George A. Joslyn, ask ing for $300,000 on the claim that he was the principal owner of the stock of the Western Newspaper union, of which Joslyn was the apparent proprietor and manager. A. W. Brock, who had been chief clerk in the general freight offices of the Bur lington In Omaha, was made traffic man ager of the American Fast Freight lines with headquarters In Chicago. The Board of Education made provision for a short-cut through the high school for pupils who were In a great hurry and felt they could not spend the entire four years. The board fixed up a course that would take about two years for completion. It would authorize no di plomas at the end of that time, however. People and Events Governor Marshall of Indiana, by care fully husbanding his health, hopes to be able In ten days to withstand the shock of the news that he was nominated for vice president at Baltimore. Despite the positive asuranee that a lightning stroke cured' a New York woman of ' rheumatism, electric com panies show no disposition to annex a sure thing cure to the stock of electrical appliances. A Missouri vandal with a mania for docking horses' tails. In a moment of misguided enthusiam tries to abridge a mule's fly swatter. The vandal is In a hospital and the reader can guess the rest of the story. New. York's police are not as slow as their critics assert. They can catch something besides the rake-off. They gathered in a bunch of ball players rudely swatting the leather In open lots and making a mat of the Sunday laws. Les beer - by 35,000 gallons was con sumed In Chicago during the fiscal year ending with June last than during the previous fiscal year. Last June was de cidedly overcoatlsh In Chicago, and over coats and beer do not assimilate com fortably. Mayor Lew Shank of Indianapolis hopes ot break Into the governor's office next fall. The large area of emerald parking around the state house of Indiana will then afford the promoted mayor room for the expansion of his activities as a vegetable huckster. It should be remembered In connection with the uplift of the military spirit In Great Britain . that a section of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery company of Eoetoa Is dashing around that coun try at present devastating commissary departments wherever found. Eugene It Grubb, the potato evangel ot Colorado, is preaching the gospel of tntenstve potato cultivation among the benighted of New England and proclaim ing spuds as the "staff of life." In carry ing menage cf joy so far from home the Coloradoaa shines as t- courageous grubber. . 1 r SECULAE SHOTS AT PULPIT. Philadelphia Ledger: The Rev. Samuel George Smith says he would rather have c, robust burglar for a father than a consumptive bishop: but the' facts are that a criminal Is more apt to be phy sically unfit than Is a churchman. Houston Post: A New York minister says most of the attendants at his church during the summer are southern tourists. The southerners are great people for taking In the sights of New York, and we suppose an open church In Gotham on a July Sunday is something of a curiosity. St.- Louis Republic: The St. Louis minister who visited the ball games Sun day reports that the game tends to make players and spectators effeminate and mentally superficial. Doubtless he will now take up the search for some anti dote for such a widespread virus. Pos sibly 'he; .will' be -able to arouse national enthusiasm over a ' league for the play ing of croquet or : tlddledywinks. Brooklyn Eagle: Herbert N. Smith makes a plea tor the church press agent. He would have the Church advertisements looked , after - by a man who knows how to prepare copy for the newspapers. He does not, of course, have In mind a man who can "work the papers." The church advertisements -. usually make such dull leading, that no one suspects a message worth while in the sermon. Hundreds of thousands of dollars of capital are tied up in closed churches this summer in spite pf the fact that the waters of life are . supposed to flow more freely ttierethatv at Coney Island. .Washington Post: An obscure clergy man In the west, by expressing the In ane opinion . that unmarried women should be banished to a desert Island, has set the whole pack of advocates and defenders In full cry and called forth a storm of platitudes expressed with as much enthusiasm as if the issue had nener been raised before. The tedious debate will have its little day and pass on td other mildewed fields of thought, leaving as a net result a cheap notoriety for the clergyman, on which he may realize a few Chautauqua contracts. POLITICAL SNAPSHOTS Houston Post: Colonel Roosevelt de nounces "men who live softly." The colo nel prefers that one live as If he were falling down stairs with a gas range or a piano. Philadelphia Ledger: Since the bull moosers can't decide upon a vice presi dent to run .with the supreme grand moose, why not extend the commission idea of government a bit, and let Gifford and Jimmy and George all do it. Philadelphia Record:, La Follette says to, the progressives in congress: "You saw what he did to Taft. You saw what he did to me. Have you any doubt what he will do to you?" And the congres sional progressives get "cold feet." Denver Republican: It is understood that Woodrow Wilson, candidate. In pre paring his speech of acceptance. Is find ing it extremely difficult to avoid clash ing with some of the things which Wood row Wilson, philosopher and student of economics, has said before In his books. Pittsburgh Dispatch: The report about democratic members of congress being overwhelmed with applications for office in the event of Wilson's election only shpws that, human nature still has the falling of counting chickens before they are hatched, and wanting, a share of the lion's skin while he is still at large. Springfield Republican: The colonel will not now concede that the Chicago convention contested seats are any longer even a question for "honest discussion," which Is so beautifully characteristic of him that his reply to the Taft defense could have been foretold. Did anyone ever stop to think what the history of the colonel's time would be If he had the exclusive writing of It? Nothing in the least controversial In which he was con cerned would have the slightest room for "honest doubt," or for honest "discus sion." "Fraud!" "robber!" "llar!"-that settles it for ever and ever. SaTJLBS OF SATIRE. Some candidates, anxious to serve their country, should be serving time. ' In uncivilized countries, men fight for their wives. In civilized countries they fight with them. ' It begins to look as though the Turco Italian war was only another instance of moving picture enterprise. A wife's anger over, a husband's fail ure to appear in time for dinner is only equalled by the husband's wrath when dinner Is not ready on time. Oil of lavender, sprinkled on book shelves, will prevent their contents mildewing, according to a contemporary. Another good way Is to look at the books occasionally. The latest Paris fad, it seems, Is to Interlard one's speech with "argot" or the slang of the Apache. This is only another proof of the fact that Paris follows In America's footsteps. Three ghosts appeared at on seance this looks as though ghosts were losing some of their bashfulness and refined ghostly manners; next we may hear of them joining the suffragette movement and throwing bricks! Samples ot human hair are being col lected from all over the world by a French criminologist with a view of clas sifying them. Hope he will be able to tell which is switch. Beating- Cong-res to It Boston Herald. The income tax amendment, for which the support of only two more states Is necessary, will be ratified just about the time that It ceases to be of any Impor tance, through congress accomplishing the same purpose in another way. It is tver thus. And perhaps this may also be the case with the amendment for the popular election of United t States sen ators. ! Trolley Invade Sacred Rostrum. New York Tribune. A twentieth century trolley car bump ing into and smsshlng the rostrum from which Marc Antony delivered Caesar's funeral oration presented a spectacle to which that of Imperial Caesar, dead and turned to clay, stopping a hole to keep the wind away, simply isn't a marker. Making War Palate. Boston Transcript, Next after the noiseless and smokeless gun may come the narcotlo bullet. Al ready the Inventors of drugged projec tiles for muskets are in the field, not to stop death but to make death painless. Still war will continue to be all that has been claimed for It. Aa Example la Sifht. , Indianapoll News. Perchance, seeing what has happened to the price of Standard Oil shares, the meat trust thinks that by busting Itself It can Increase the value of Its securities, SUNDAY SMILES. Grlggs-I hear that the Wheelers have actually sold their home to buy an auto-i mobile. Brlggs-Thafs all right; they're out la it so much they don't need a home. Boston Transcript. j Old Subscriber (from out of town) Do i you know, I've often wondered Jest how long it took you to grind out them edi torials ?" , The Editor (cheerfully) It depends. "Eh! On what?" "On whether the home team. Is playing . at home or nof'-Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Before you were married he said he i would go through fire and water for you, j didn't he?" I "I thought he did, but I think now that I misunderstood him. I think he mu6t, have said firewater." Houston Post. I "What kind of testimony can you pro-) duce to prove that the employer you denounce was mean to his employes? "The nature of my evidence is dock-; umentary." Baltimore American. ... "What makes Bligglns keep moving fur-, ther Into the suburbs?" "He wants to be as near the beginning of the route as possible so as to be sure of an end seat in the open car." Wash- ington Star- Gambler-My dear, I am very much j afraid this child is going to disgrace me when he grows up. j Wife Why so? Gambler He gives every sign of be coming a squealer. Baltimore American. "He who outs his hand to the plow,'1 screamed the cross-roads orator, "must not turn baok! What Is he to do when he gets to the; end of a furrer?" asked the auditor In; the blue Jean overalls. Youth's Compan-; Ion. ' "Skillings, how came you to quit work-j lng for Spotcash & Co.?" ! "We had a difference of opinion as to the value of my services for another! year." "Was that all?" "Yes; I thought I was worth $4,000 to; them, and they thought I wasn't worth. 40 cents. So I quit. What else could a self-respecting man do?" Chicago Tribune. THE PROPER SPIRIT. Edgar A. Guest in Detroit Free Press. He tackles his work with a spirit to win. In doubting he doesn't go to it; , A difficult task he will always begin Serene in the thought that he'll do it. With faith in himseif he goes plodding along, With the grim thoughts of failure be hind him, 1 He pays little heed to the wail of the throng. The fetters of fear do not bind, him. The thought that he can't doesn't enter ,; his head To hinder his efforts while trying; He doesn't permit any picture of dread To start him to fretting or sighing. He plunges right into the task of the uay Believing he's able to do it He pays little heed to the croakers who say j He can't come successfully through It ! The hill may be high, but the summit he j sees And firmly believes that he'll stand there, ! In fact he would crawl on his hands and his knees If he had to, In order to land1 there. He gives up no strength to Despair or : to Fear Though the outlook may not be tnvlt-; lng; , He thinks he can win, he thinks victory; near, ' And that helps a lot In his fighting. YOUR TARIil AIR FURNACE will give 25 more heat wttih the same fuel if equipped with our Hot Water Heaters and Radiators. Hundreds are in use and everyone speaks in the very highest praise of them. , j We have in our salesroom a furnace, fitted up complete, showing how the at- j jtachment will work in any make of fur- ' nace. . j Do not go through another winter with ; a cold house when every nook and cor- , ner can be heated perfectly without the use of additional fuel. Repairs in stock for every make of stove, furnace, steam or hot water heater. Omaha Stove Repair Works Tel. Tylr 80. 1806-1308 Douglas St. A 'Proprietary Medicine" has to Make Good Before We sell it Here The best "proprietary medl-. clnes" are simply the best medi cal prescriptions tor particular aliments made available to you. The worst "proprietary medi cines" are simply bad guessts at what might cure something or other and, at best, they are harmless. The first named kind ot medicines you'll find here pretty nearly all of them. The second kind well, If you ever tlnd any of them here it will be after we have quit caring whether we run a good store or a bad one. That will not be in this lifetime. SHUKMAX A McCONXELL DRUG CO.