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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. 1012.
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WashinKton7?5 Fourteenth St. W. w. CORRESPONDENCE. ' Communicatloni relating to new and editorial matter should b addP-saed Omaha Be. Editorial Department AUGUST CIRCULATION. 50,229 State of Nebraska, County of Douglas, s. Dw'ght Williams, circulation managei of The Be Publishing company, being duly aworn. saya that the average daily circulation for the month of August. 11X was aO,K9. DWIOHT WILLIAMS, , Circulation Manager. Subscribed In - my presence and sworn to before ro this 2d day of September, 1311 ROBERT HUNTER. Seal.) ' Notary Public Sabscrlbera leaving the elty temporarily haUI have The Be malle to them, Addrea will b eaaaged as quested. , The School Board's Financial Puzzle. '. The work of the expert accountant who has . just gone over the books, finding a surplus available of $322, 918, instead of a supposed deficit of about $80,000, makes the school board's finances more of a puzzle than ever. A correction In favor of the taxpayers of a little discrepancy of more than $400,000 would indeed be welcome if it were real and could be verified, but presumably most of it is a question of bookkeeping methods. If, in fact the school board had on July 1 a credit baKace of $332,918, then it would be inex cusable and indefensible to Increase the school tax levy 20 per cent for next year as the board has done. ;l The conclusion Is unescapable that a complete reorganization of school board finances is imperative with definite fixing of, tierschool's fiscal year, and installation pi an ac counting system that will enable a person of average intelligence to as-, certain at any time the exact condi tion of. the school treasury, and the relation between income and outgo. If legislation is prerequisite to such a new deal,1 a proper bill should be carefully drawn and put through the next legislature. llksDay iii Omaha CQMP&SJ&D FROM BtL.1 r EEF0EM OF C0UET PROCEDURE and Cost Will Be Provided. r Judge Foster' crusade against the "masher" will not evoke a recall. , Ruth Bryan's first husband has again entered matrimony but Ruth beat him to It. For a bossless party, it is starting out with an unusually large array of bosses.;; :' -' Took a lot, of beating of the bushes to get' that 800 names on the Ne braska bull mooaers petition. I Talking about renominations, look at' what T. R. haa dons for a lot of his former selections for the Ananias Better come in and be annexed, Mr. Suburbanite, if you, want the benefit of public institutions supported by city taxes. '. ' . ,,' the bum of the threshing machine is the only noise that can be heard above the sound of the growing corn ii Nebraska. - .- , : ' ' v ". The Vote in Vermont. , If the vote in Vermont has the significance attributed to It by pop ular consent, the republican party has little to fear in the outcome of the campaign. V Figures at hand show that the total' vote polled will be about 2 per cent heavier than that of two years ago, not a phenomenal increase, 'cOnsidertrfg. , the "Issues at stake. The republican vote will be about 3 per cent less than It was in 1910, while the democrats show a small increase. ; The candidate for governor on the republican ticket has a plurality large enough to be convincing' and conclusive in any other state; but, lacking a majority of the votes east, the election will be thrown into, the legislature, which is overwhelmingly republican. la view of the eiuaurdluaT ef forts, made by the bull moosers .to get an endorsement in Vermont, the vote certainly ,t gives them little oc caslca for encouragement. Their heaviest guns were fired there. No other state will be more desperately canvassed by the third-termers as was this. Roosevelt, Plnchot, Oar field, Llndsey, and all the host , of speakers in that movement, were en listed to swing Vermont from its re publican moorings, yot without avail. : Now that Lincoln haa been to Omaha, and Omaha has returned the call, -maybe the 'i knockers will 'put away their little hammers." ', ' - Between a plenitude of parties and a plethora of platforms, the Ne braska voter will be permitted some perplexity at the polls this time. Just hof the bull moosers in Ne braska are going to attract democrats to a ticket made up exclusively of republicans, or former republicans, is yet to develop. ' Nobody has yet called k John C. Sprecher "the' stormy petrel of Ne braska politics," but he has been seen flitting over the top wave of every political storm in this state for many years. . . . : Missouri moosers find themselves in much the same fix as those of Ne braska, the law requiring candidates to be named at a primary. Laws are very annoying when one wants to "progress." Mr. Bryan criticises President Taft's use of the veto, remembering probably that the president thereby thwarted the democratic effort to de stroy the civil service organization of the government. It was a convention without "bosses," but Jasper L. McBrlen was on band to see that no Innocent bull moose went astray, and incidentally to make all the motions needed to put through the : prearranged pro gram. ' -.v ' Bringing the pr.ice of tuition at the local high school up to a figure approximating the cost is a move that will not be objected to. Pupils from out of town should come In on no better footing than the home uoys and glrla. , When the governor has time to spare from his campaigning, he will give attention to the strange disease that is killing so many valuable horses In Nebraska. The disease is spreading, and a vigorous quarantine ought to be established against it. Politics in the Wron Place. Competition is the life of trade, and it Is all right to have a little rivalry at times between the sheriff's crew and the police department, but ordinarily what is wanted Is thor ough co-operation of all the law-en forcing authorities. Nothing Is to be gained by having a sheriff lying awake nights to think up some way to. put one over the police, hoc by having the police watching for the sheriff's bunch to fall down. The chief trouble seems to be that the sheriff, being an elective officer, has a lot of outstanding political obliga tions which he is trying to pay oft, and at the same time to lay wires for support for re-election. Safety for Railway Mail Clerks. . Unless congress backs up In the In terval the flimsy mall cars, need lessly exposing the lives of clerks now working in them, will be a thing o! the past In less than five years This is to be brought about by the limitation Incorporated, in the new postoffice appropriation bill prohibit' Ing the postmaster general after July 1, 1917, from approving, or al lowing to be used, or paying for, any car not constructed of steel, or steel nnderframe, or equally Indiatructi- ble material. .. In order not to impose unnecessary hardship , upon the railroads the change is to be: brought about gradually by replacement of each railroad, beginning next year, of not less than 25 per cent of present wooden equipment in the mail serv ice with new steel cars annually. The postoffice requirements for mail cars already include equipment with saat tary drinking water containers and toilet facilities, and regular and thorough cleaning, so that before long the life of the railway clerk who spends at least a third of his time on the road, will be more bear able, it not entirely comfortable,- and as safe as that of any one whose duties require constant traveling by rail. . xv.' ;:,;;; One statement of the colonel's, buried In the mass of his 18,000 word statement, is that he never was a believer In limiting campaign con tributions. This Is not in accord with the sentiment of some of his follow era, but it gives Pastor Perkins a free hand. . , T After the court proceedings are all over, some curiosity may be par doned as to the reason for bringing a questionable character back from Chicago and making such a stubborn fight to get him on the pay roll as a deputy sheriff. Why was it neces sary to have Mm! Why is It that every newly formed society or organization wants to raise the membership fees "as soon as the association gets on its feet? Sky rocketing club dues is one of the important elements in the increased cost of living. Splits among the bull moosers In Colorado, Iowa and Missouri do not Indicate the unity of purpose that actuates unselfish devotion to princi ple above all personal profit. Nebraska has only five constitu tional amendments to vote up or down in November, which, is a very modest number compared with Ohio's forty-two. : a Still, that convict riot in the Mich igan penitentiary does not make the late troubles in the Nebraska , peni tentiary look any better or brighter. i Thirty Years Ago , General O. O. Howard, new commander of the Department of the Platte, accom panied by Lieutenant Guy C. Howard, his wife and three children, arrived in the city, and were met at the station by officers of the staff. , A special on the1 Missouri Pacific brought in A. A. Talmage, general man ager; C. L. Dunham, division superin tendent; J. L. Hemltt, superintendent -if motive power: Millard Ballard, superin tendent of telegraph, and a number , of other general officers. Crelghton college haa 160 students en rolled, one-third of the number being new names. Charles Banket of the . Postal Tele graph, who haa been .quite 111, is re ported convalencent ( William -F". Stoetsel,' the hardware man. Just received a patent from Wash ington for an eaves trough hanger. The river has fallen to feet 2 inches above low water mark. Mayor Boyd has made the following police appointments: W. V. Armour, vice Aleck Black, resigned; G. W. Churcn. vice Milllam McCune, resigned; Hans P. Rltter, vice Frank Kief fner, resigned; Thomas Ruane, Joe Orandy, Peter Matza, Patrick Hinchey,, P. F. Walker and A. T. Slgwart . . i A Jolly lawn party took place at the residence of C. Gross on Sixteenth street In receiving the guests Mrs. Gross Was reoelved by Mrs. Wilbur and Mrs. Kallar-strass. H. S. Cox entertained a party of, friends at his new residence on Twenty-fifth and Pierce streets, at a regular old- fashioned house warming. Twenty Years Ago ' At the Board of Education meeting Irving F. Baxter, newly appointed attor ney, was present to aid it over the legal pitfalls. The committee on ' buildings had recommended accepting a bid for 12,870 for Installing hot air heating in Windsor and Saratoga schools, and Mr. Spalding, president of the board, called in W. N, Babcock to the chair, and launched a heated opposition to the bid. But the committee's recommendation was adopted. Edward Bosewater received word from juempms, lenn., or me death there of Barney Hughes, local manager in that city of the Western Union. Both were members of the Old Time Telegraphers' association, Hughes having been an oper ator for the confederacy when Mr. Rose- water served In a similar capacity In the federal army Hughes was a relative of John A. Crelghton and had worked In Omaha after the war Labor day picnic was held at Syndi cate park, where Chairman W B. Muster presented Mayor Bemlt, General C H. Van Wyck and D. Clem Peaver in turn, who made speeches. A big street parade preceded. - ';.'.' .-, The Milwaukee railroad declared war on ticket scalpers, the trouble growing out of a cut rate made to Chicago. Ten Years Ago , ..... v. Dr. W. O. Henry and Mrs. Henry ra- turned from California,' whsra they vlBlted the picturesque Yoeemlta' valley W. H; Thompson, "BlU'and th t'LlttJa Giant." all in ona. fusion candidate for governor, spent the day in Omaha and South Omaha, looking aftnr his fences.! Miss Ellen White, principal of Comenlus school, died auddanly after .an .illness of only a few days, the result of a nervous collapse, j While John Miller was sitting alone in his grocery store ahput 9.20. at 1501 Vin ton street, two young rascals came In and held him up at the point of a pistol, getting 15. - Mas Adler, one time German newspaper editor and later American cdnsul to Colocne. waa here en route to LOs Angeles, accompanied by Mrs. Adler, whose 'health compelled them to give up their residence abroad. A reception waa tendered to Dr. and Mrs. McKean, missionaries from Slam, at the home of Dr. and Mrs, H. M. MnTlanahan. on Fortieth street, near Hamilton. They were uests of the Christian Endeavor society of Lowe Ave nua Presbyterian ehUrch. Music at the reception was supplied by Mrs. Sheets, Mrs. Welahans and Mr. Shaddock.' j ' IDIT0EIA1 SNAPSHOTS. Pittsburgh Dispatch! The Interstate Commerce commission 1 desires to be shown before those increases of rates to the Pacific coast go Into effect. Washington Post: Ormsby McHarg haa flopped bac!t to Taft. We knew the contests flssled out at unicaga v Tork World: Statistics of ths automobile trade show that the average value of tha car exported has declined from I1.8S0 In 1908 to $990 in IMS. A down ward tendency of priees-for purposes of export-Is observable in other articles of American manufacture. Baltimore American: A railroad com pany In Pennsylvania has been asked to pay damages because en of Its electrio fans tore the plumes from a fashionable hat. This is a new species of railroad scaiolnc. and the outcome of the suit will he awaited with interest. "Indianapolis News: Speaking of dis turbing ' business-gee whist Those learned and long-headed lawyers of the American Bar association, in session at Milwaukee, almost framed up a law that would prevent the employment of caddies Under 14 years old! A golf protective as- soclation is. clearly needed. Phliadplphla Press: It Is tho opinion ol a New Tork bult moose organ that "Sen ator La Follette has ther sorest head that hs ben exhibited in this country in 1 years." It is the opinion of many peo ple, howftrer. that tha colonel is a pretty strong competitor for that distinguished honor.-; ';:'.. .v,''; Harper's Weekly: Did Mr. George B. Cortelyou or Mr. Cornelius Bliss return $100,000 to Mr, Archbold or the Standard Oil company? Will the colonel kindly answer, and while he Is about it wiu tb colonel be good enough to tell us whether he returned, 1100,000 from a cer tain railroad company and a Uka amount from another railroad company f New Tork Tribune: Pity the poor coal operators! The aad news comes from Wllkeabarre tbat the hard ooal reserve la exhausted and that there la not enough labor available to keep up with current orders. Nothing remains but the grim recourse of raising prtoes to the con sumer. Is the consumer surprised? Well, not exactly. He knew that be was scheduled to "get his" as soon as the operators and miners ; arranged last spring's "padQo strike " - ' Means of lessening Delay New Tork Times. The American - Bar association, at Its annual meeting, showed a keen sense of existing evils In the administration of the law, and of the d!credlt which these have brought upon the Judiciary and upon the bar. It was clearly fell. however, by this most important or ganization that the remedy for these evils does not lie in the queer processes of the recall and the referendum put forth by the progressives, or In any cutting down of ihe orderly and constitutional Independence of the courts. It lies chiefly in the reform of procedure and in se curing rapid and not costly decisions, tot which purpose the Independence of tht Judic'ary and their discretion in guiding a case must be strengthened, not weak ened. "Justice should be prompt. Often In justice is not-In the decision but in de lay; often the trial Imposes greater. Injury" than -a dec'sion. . In the present statt of things litigation is an occupation for life; it passes from generation to genera tion, to the ruin of many , an unlucky family." , -,- , These words, addressed nearly two cen tur'es ago to the bar of Bordeaux by Its presirent, Montesquieu, might apply to the conditions prevailing in this -state and In some other states In the union. It Is a sweeping arraignment, but it Is not essentially unfair. The wrong and harm, direct and Indirect, done by the long delay and the burdensome cost ot the administration of Justice, if one could reckon the total, would move every hon est lawyer to deep resentment. Resent-' ment there Is, widespread, somewhat vague, but Intense and Justified. It is for the lawyers of the land to recognise and allay it by well-considered, practical and Intelligible measures of reform. Il they will not do this, the popular feMna will find effective and 4 mlachlevoue " ex pression in the policy that demagogues are pressing. What that policy is waa tersely de scribed at the last meeting of the asso ciation by Henry D. Estabrook of.tVa city. j"It is proposed that the Issue (of the recall) shall be determined not by a ma jority vote of all eligible electors, who are perhaps Indifferent to the proceed ing, but by a majority of those actually voting on the particular Issue and who are passionately alive to it. ., Here is an amplification of trial by Jury that fsnscends all idea of law or Jutitlct; where the Judge himself is pris oner at the bar, accused of no crime nor of anything In particular, without bene fit of counsel or power to summon wit nessesnot even to be confronted by his accusers. It Is & dastardly, cowardly, cruel contrivance that would make the iniquity of the Inquisition almost respect able by comparison." " " ' The bar is very generally agreed upon the lines to be followed In lessening delay and cost . Two points are especially clear: First, that the rules of procedure should not be defined by statute, Vut framed by the courts and applied, with responsible discretion by the Judges, so as to reach ft conclusion as early as Is possible with Justice to all; second, that appeals should be allowed, not bn technicalities, but only on points Involving the merits of a case, and that appellate courts should have the right- to determine .cases, "within proper limits, instead of sending them back for retrial. These, are, simple principles and sound. .. , .. . .,,j . ' ". GEDfS AND GB0ASTS. on the corner and yelling for the police j "Well, I've read so much about yew; fellers in the paper that I Jes' wanted to have a good look at one of you!" Waah inKton Star. : . , j "Muggins" ha made ' a pile of money, and now he's trying to get into society. but the question of manners comes up. Has .he gof any?" oieried Bolivar. Muggins? Manners? .Well I should say not," retorted Slithers..- "Why, that, man wouldn't give up his seat .in a. dentist's chair to a lady." Harper's Weekly. . . , . ' ' AT TWILIGHT. EXHAUSTING FARM LIFE BLOOD Dark Spot is t! Sho wing of Bumper Crops. ' ' ' (Sioux City Journal.) . ... There Is a fly in the ointment of the official showings of increase In the values and - bulk of our farm ; crops. These aggregates have grown to be stupendous and the showing on Its face is extraordinary. , From some stand points they are highly gratifying, as it. the financial effect to the farmer In a snn like this, and to ell who r affected by his prosperity. But there Is a fly in the ointment. and It Is this: that while there has beer, an enormous increase In total crop valuo over a series of reoent years, say ' the last decade, there has been little If any increase of productivity per acre. The census bureau has recently grouped facts showing that whereas the 1909 crop had a value Increase of 63 per cent over tht Vt crop, the Increase waa In greatest part due to higher prices, and not to In creased per acre frultfulness. Agricul tural department, census and other au thentic reports the last few year demonstrate the serious fact that in ex tensive farm' regions and these, too, naturally the richest and long cultivated ones tho bulk of crops per acre has been actually decreasing, though at the same time worth more in the market because of higher prices. -- - ' It means, and can mean only, .that wt are exhausting the fertility of tho soil That, as James ,J. Hill forcefully putr It, we are overdrawing the rich bank ae count which nature, has been depositing to our credit through thousands of years We shall buy temporary prosperity, if prosperity' Is the r'ght name for It.' at fearful .cost if We are deceived thereby into blindness to the real situation. Wt are in fact . making s poor showing in per acre product on our still compar- at vely new land in comparison with land cultivated for centuries in Europe. In short? the great .word for even our western formers., is fertilization: tThey are right up against it even right here generally in., Iowaright up aga'nst maintenance and. even restoration of soli fertility. , ,, ,' ,. . .. Seed selection, tillage, machinery . and many other ! points that are so much dwelt upon lately all have their value. But they do not touch the ona great fundamental condlt'on, conservation ol fertility. To the extent that they b over-emphasis ' obscure k that basic pr'n ciple, they are detrimental. To depleU the fertility of the soli is like dra'nlns the life blood from, a man. . It cannot go on forever or for long. Tet, in spitt of appearances in grand total crop values, this is precisely ..what is goina ''If pretty wmen go electioneering and give kisses tot votes, the .election will be fraudulent." - j "Why so?"'";- ; - "Because every mother's son 'will want to be a repeater. "-Baltimore American. see you devote a great -dear of tt"i explaining the exact operations of of free trade and protection." '.-- " ' -r "Tea," replied Senator Sorghum, 'I have explained it so much that I honestly believe I am banning to' understand it myself." Washington' 9tAT. . . "Last winter the gl?ls: wore coats made of blankets." ..-- --. ."., "I-remember." ' -...--,-"Now they are Wearing hats made of towels." , . . ' . ' " l suppose tablecloths for shirtwaists will be t:-e nex,t step."-Loulsvllle Cour-rier-Jpurnal. , . . .. .. v , ; .-. . ' Tm so sorry for MW' Hig'".". ' What's the matter with hsrV ' "She's had to get a dfvo:ce,irom her husband." - : - I'lfili.) tv mv th noor woman VS1 expecting to have a afe and sane Fou th, jvAre not the welcomes Just as sweet tr.o, wasn't ener wppneott s ai-isa- i a welcomes long ago, sine. , : ;-rv. - ' " I St Louis Globe-Democrat. Are not our twilights just as sweet ' As twilights long ago, Are not the moments Just as fleet . When the west Is all aglow? And yet such precious memories wake Of other twilights, other skies; Again the olden path I take ' Across the dewy meadow lies, ' To where beside the garden gates ., Beneath the lilac blooms she waits. Light of heaven in her eyes. t "O. John!", shrinked Mrs. Dork!ns. "The baby' has swallowed a silver quarter!"'- - Mr. Doi-kiiis- toole a handful or cnang out of hl pocket fcnd lonKed It over. And lovers' eyes, when lovers meet With lovelight all aglow? And yet nowhere in all the world Were eyes iike hers for me,'. ' Humid as .meadows' mist empearled, I.'ke Htarilirht on the sea. And onee ngain I linger still "Calm yourwlf. Maria." he said, i'lt was,:?" "!', .'.'SL"a.' m to get-rid of."-CMcago Tribune. 5'Dld you get that Job; as travei.'ng agent you, applied. for?'V . - ,; ; v"No; it was to sell steel bridges.':, "Why did they turn you down?' -,t;, : -'.The managei: said; f hardly .looked strong -.enough to -carry ;?tn samples, '-r Boston, Transcript, v - y , ! - - s 1 j on In this country, BieBeeS letter B 01 1J ObJeets to Sidewalk Space Tax. OMAHA. Sept. J.-TO the Editor of The Bee: Strictly speaking, If the City owns the sidewalk space. It has a perfect right to charge a rental to the abutting own ers for using it. On the other hand, it seems to me perfectly clear, as no on but the abutter can use the spaes, that by using it he increases the value of hit property, which, is accordingly assessed at a higher valuation, ana tnus Dnngs In more taxes Uo the city; that If this rental is to be exacted the assessor's valuations should be reduced proportion- ately. so that the total of taxes and side walk area rental would still eeual the straight tax under the old system. While this would e falf enough on the fate of It. It BU11 seems to me a very objectionable scheme. Property owners have been allowed to use this space giving a bond to protect the city from damages and in a great minr cases have excavated under the Sidewalk wh'le they were building, not because they were able to. get a higher rental for the basement on that account at the time, but because It was cheaper Tto do It while building, and because of the chance that some day lit the future the growth of the city would make the space of value. As I say, even where the space is of value at the time the building is erected, the use being a regular ordinary custom, the value of the land, as assessed, is based on the customary right to use th sidewalk area. To put a regulation into effect that reduces the valuation is a hardship to the owners, who will either have to brick up their sidewalk areas or pay a rental where there is no ade quate return ; to the ttnant. It seems to me also that the suggestion that th city is not . giving the owner e square deal and is undertaking to levy double or extra taxes, is gojng to b dis couraging to property owner. They will say, .what is to prevent the city when this system is eric ' established, from Increasing the rate of rental? How In practice is it going-to dsterm'ne how much on can affordtb pay, compared with what he is getting out of It? Why will it not Inevitable follow that ,a still further tax will be levied in the fu ture for th extra 'us by the abutter of the publio alley adjoinln-? Will not the attitude of th City mak It better to build a little a building as possible on our vacant lots, so as to have as small an Investment a possible, and still carrjC th land with a profit? Can th clt afford to discourage owners from rct Ing a most substantial building as pos sible, which adds to the assessed valua tion of th city, and increases Its bor- rowing capacity, its available taxes and its available money for improvement and necessities and luxuries? - PROPERTT OWNER Wltst Afcowt lhllsitkrol Loaa Sehent s OMAHA, 8ept. J. To tb Editor ef Th Bee: I would Inquire further, what has become of the proposition, to organs a liberal loan . associailon In th city ot Omaha, for 'the purpose of cheeking th Inhunaalty of thos pitiless loaa sharks that are so cruelly1 preying upon unfor tunate humanity rlsht here in, this boom, tng city of Omaha?-Such an association could do a profitable, as well as an honor able business. . t . any ,one In need of financial accommodation fof a short tin could get such assistance without being compelled to sumblt to intolerable ex tortions which characterise loan sharks, it would be a blessing to . tha borrower, and would tend to ameliorate the practice of loan sharks who afflict the city. , The project seems to have lapsed into a condi tion of quietude, which is revived might become a potent factor In promoting -the nubile good.. But let me ask. why the courts of Omaha do not afford some pro tection from the rapacity of these usury mongers, or It it the legislature that is at fault? I think not. Let the policy of Judge Landis prevail in Omaha In dealing with these sharks, and they, too, would look for small knotholes. Verily, 'man's Inhumanity to man makes . countless thousands mourn." J. 8. 8ANFORD. RAILROADS THAT PLEASE. Trarellas; Public Become. Critical of Trals Service. ...... Chicago Record-Herald. Addressing the Traveling Engineers' as soclatloa on "Handling Passenger Traf flc," H. - T. Bentley, ass'stant 'superin tendent of motiv power, and 'machinerr of the Chicago & Northwestern railroad, laid stress on the fact that. the traveling publio is. becoming more critical of trait eervic. ; . - "There wa a tim,".. said MrBnt ley, "when any kind, of service .woulo do. At th present time the road whosf train are clean, and do not Jerk get thi business,- while other?, are left. In tht rut." . .; ,. - ,: 'J. . .;: There : ar few railroad officer now adays who hold to th old theory that passenger service can b neglected s'nx freight traffic Pays th greater, part ot the revenue. - Passenger service b comes more important In many ways a the country grow olde.r. The kind of treatment given , passengers.- In avers detail, influences their op'nion of tht road. No road can afford to neglect tht good will of th public - . . ' 'Arnold Bennett has lately pointed ou! that wherea . English trains- start ano. stop almost Imperceptibly , Americar, trains start and stop with a Jerk. In port this may b du -to, heavier paseeng.i equipment In this country,: but every rail road mart knows that a careful engint drtvr can do much better than thi vrs driver doe in this respect A to cleanliness, there Is room for Improve ment on many roads end, as Mr. Bentlej says, cleanliness pays. . ; , . ( - "What's the trouble?" asked the police man in a great elty. , : - - "Nothln' In pai tic'lar,"' replied " Farmei Cbrntossel. ' -. "'Then what do you mean by standing A r.d eyes are lost to m. Are not the scents nnd sounds as sweet A those of long ago? . ThP dewy .twillBlits lust as fleet ' When the west hath lost Its glow? pst! the drowsy drone of a lasy mill - i.Ahd ther creak pf a loaded wain, : . Th fvllight or,g of whippoorwill ; ' Steals soft like an old refrain. And through it all a rar perfum The'ripht distills from dainty bloom Brier roses wet with rain. t . - ... i Again the precious hours tike flight - -Like homing Mrds on hushed wings, A sadness settles -on the night -And the old-time parting brings. From Owe-' Extreme tm Another. Nw Tork World, ..' !. Potatoes r left to rot In New Jersey fields only fifty mile away from New Tork because it does not pay to send them to market. Tet , It was ' found profitable last winter--, to . Import po tatoes from Boot land and sell them In th local market at prices which. Included th tariff duty. '. , j '' .Ose Tm I .Popular.5 " Houston (Tex.). Post. Bob.Lovett predicu that th wheat fields west of the Missouri river are going to : tax the 'railroads, which goes to prove that the" railroads are not op posed to taxation. " The next time you forget where the money Wt,cihei&cr: thatar National ;Cisfi f Megister? knows and shows the accurate record . of every '; 1 . .. ' if sale. The Natioral Oasji Register Co. 4 , Dayton, Ohio. IE MB BJSBSBSSSJSIBiaBBSNSIHSaBSMSBBBBaBSSSaSBBBBBIIHSSVVSBSiHSJSSSBaSSSIOT mum i in'- i I n.1 The Direct rJ Route , to the East p V ;r- B. ', - 4 m vmnf .-Roimd.TriD' I. JHyr' . liM" :.; .... - to Points East 5 Special low summr tklcets via th Chicago ' and North Wt Urn Ry. on sale daily until Bept. 30, 1912, to Detroit, Saratoga Springs, ' Niagara Falls, New York City, Atlantic City, - Boston, Toronto, Montreal and other seaside -. , and mountain resorts.' - . ;. i v tj A splendid opportunity to enjoy a vacation back East, away -from the usual routine of ' every day life. --:t ', Q Th North Weifrn lint inaintains'superb 'v daily train service to Chicago. - 4 , Q Th rout lies over a smooth, rock-ballasted, -i roadbed ; automatic electric signals safeguard , th Journey all the.way. , , ; . The palatial New Passenger Terminal at Chicago, at which all trains arrive, marks a ' new era in railway station architecture in the West' It is tb most modern railway station , in the world. . , .;. - .v.'.,f";';- Q Direct connections at Chicago with fast trains of alt lines east. . Choice of routes. ? . Per fare, date and resarratlons, apply to ' Chicago and North Western , Railway :'.i'., 5;' -V- '- - Modern Equipment - Convenient Schedules Incomparable , Dining Car Service ' m m DR; BRADBURY, DENTIST i v. 1506 Farnam St. ,- Extracting ... 33c lf FOUngs ........ MJcfp Crowns ...... '$210 t'l) Rridgework ; . . ; $2.50 l"p Plates .;.V..I 12.00 Up ao Tsars Plione Doug. 1750. Jllss'lng Teeth supplied without Plates or Bridge work. " S'ervrs removed '' without pais. Work guar- Oiflc. anteed ten years' v';x - ..... . .... t - ' i