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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1912. THE OMAHA DAILY BEE FOUNDED BY EDWARD ROSEWATER VICTOR ROSEWATER, EDITOR. EEB BUILDING, FARNAM AND 17TH. Entered at Omaha Posto'flct as second- das matter. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. Sunday Be, one year Saturday Bes, one year l.o Dally Be (without Sunday) one year.HW Dally Bee, and Sunday, one year.. .. DELIVERED BY CARRIER. Evening Bi (with Sunday),per m... c Dally iiee (Including Sunday) per mo..tc Dairy Bee (without Sunday), per mo..45o Address all cortplatnts or frreftularltifs In delivery to City Circulation Dept. OrMITTiVfflSl" Remit by draft express or postal order, pavablo to The Bee Publishing company. Only 8-cent stamps reeived in payment of small accounts. Personal checks, ex cept on Omaha and eastern exchantfe, not ' accepted. ' OFFICES. Omaha The Bee building. 1 South Omaha-5318 N St Council Bluffs 14 No. .Main St Lincoln 26 Little building. Chicago 10U Marquette building. Kansas City Reliance building. New Tork-M West Twenty-third. -St. Louls-448 Pierce building. Wash!ngton-72S Fourteenth St N. w. CORRESPONDENCE. Communications relating to news ana editorial matter should be addressed Omaha Bee. Editorial Department. AUGUST CIRCULATION. 50,229 State of Nebraska, County of Douglas, ss; Dwlght Williams, circulation manager of The Bee Publishing company, being duly sworn, says that th average dally circulation for the month of August. 18U. was 60 229. DWIOHT WILLIAMS. w" ' Circulation Manager. Subscribed In my presence and sworn to before me this 2d day of f Pbor' 1311 ROBERT HUNTER, (Seal) Notary Public Subscribers lavn tUr , temporarily shonl bv The Bee mailed them. Address will be changed as often rt ejeeated. . . j , At any rate, no one get posted in the Ananias club for nonpayment of dues. Now, if Jack Frost will only be considerate enough not to rush the season. It seems to be a question whether it is more dangerous to ride in a motorcycle or. to watch the race from the side line. It's a safe wager that no other city has a chief of police who can wear a circus star and a police star with the same grace at the same time. Once upon a time "Maine went hell-bent" .for Governor Kent, , but that was a long time ago. Maine went republican the last time it voted" : ' v :-:-t: V'r, The Serylan cabinet has resigned because of ill health, of the prime minister. What a graphic example of all sneezing when one takes snuff. V. ' !- . The health cc rami. toner .may be able to maintain his claim against the city for those registration fees, but the city can easily even up, if it wants to, by taking , it out of his salary. ,. Even though as a political beast the horse U not in it with the ele phant, the donkey and : the ' bull moose, he has suddenly acquired the solicitude of all politicians who want the farmer vote. When a surgeon or doctor loses his life In the line of duty, he is a "soldier of science." When' an iron worker dashes to death off a sky scraper, he is simply a victim of ;modern industry. It is intimated that the, Mexican situation may force the calling of an extra session of. congress next moth. Congressmen whose political : fences are out of repair, will take no-J-tlce and speed up. . Never mind dwelling on the nar row margin oywnica tne democrats lost in Maine. It Is Just as big a margin as the one' over which the democrats gloried when they won in Maine two years ago. After the prison reformers finish . with that Michigan penitentiary mess, they might come over andes- ; tablish our Nebraska state prison on ; a basis of safety, good discipline and efficient management for us. It is said a base masquerader en deavored to deliver an oration in the guise of Governor Aldrich at the Ak- Sar-Ben den, but the counterfeit failed to put it across. Our governor is alone and Inimitable the only and bnllest one of the kind. v ' ' " A convention of veterinarians has been called to meet in the state cap ' Hal to devise way and means of combating the meningitis epidemic among horses In Kansas and Ne braska. This looks more like busi ness. ' ; .. . . . ' Maine Goes Republican. Maine is back in the republican column. This is the tidings of the September election in Maine one of the few remaining advance straws for the November finalswhich in ordinary presidential years would assure the electoral vote of Maine for the republican national ticket. In this state election the contest was directly between democrats and republicans without the intrusion of a third-term party ticket. The demo crats insisted vociferously that they would not only hold their own, but would re-elect their democratic gov ernor by a larger majority than be fore, when he had almost 8,000. In stead, however, the political pendu lum has swung back to elect a re publican governor by nearly 4,000. Not being willing longer, to entrust their, state government to the demo crats there Is no reason to believe the voters of Maine will in Novem ber want to help hand tbe( federal government over to them, for no in terpretation of the returns puts it in the cards for Roosevelt to pull it out. . The outcome in Maine is reassur ing evidence that the country is not now as well disposed toward the democratic party, as a , party as it was two years ago when it conferred power upon a democratic house ma jority to see whether democratic promises could be relied on. In this it, contradicts the small democratic gain in Vermont. The democratic record' in congress plainly does not inspire confidence, nor invite re newal and expansion of Its lease of power. . SEPT. 11. Otir Citizens of Bohemian Ancestry. Bohemian citizens here attending their fraternal i society convention have, a right to feel at home In Omaha because our Bohemian-American community has from the start been a v!! factor in the upbuilding of this city. The Bohemian colony here dates back to pioneer days, and the Bo hemians have always been counted among our substantial citizens, law- abiding,' industrious and thrifty. While they have declined to divest themselves of their own nationality, and have kept up language, tradi tions and customs brought over from their native land, they have adapted themselves to our American institu tions,' and caught the spirit of our western push and enterprise. Our citizens of Bohemian birth or anceBtry are sure, moreover, to have as large part in the future of Omaha and Nebraska as they have in the past. Germans and-the Cost of Living. The orderly German mind is now concerned with the high cos"t of 'liv ing, which seems to be as pro nounced in , Germany as elsewhere. Problems of municipal management, of social and political economy, the abstruse metaphysical questions that have hitherto occupied the Teu tonic thinkers, are temporarily laid aside, while thought is concentrated on how to make one end meat, while the other may be bread or some other comestible. Many and diverse are the method.! suggested, and devious are some of the ways pursued. , Onetof the popu lar plans has to do with life along the Swiss border, where the fortu nate inhabitants 'can slip across into the little republic and buy beef at 18 cents which sells for 32 cents in the Fatherland. Protests have been sent up by the many masa meetings, but the price of meat was sent up' first, and shows no sign of coming down. Another phase of the situation is reflected in the report that caviar has gone up 25 per cent, owing to the heavy purchases made by dealers for the American market. This is a two-edged sword. Germany prohib ited the Importation of American meats and now we are seizing their caviar. All of which shows that the scientific life the Germans have led of late years has not avoided entirely the difficulties of existence. If mis ery really loves company, the Ameri can householder may get consolation from the predicament of his German neighbor. . : TMrtv Ymm Act, ima is opening aav lor tne state itur. which started auspiciously. Worthy of note is the fact that Captain Marin has a line of four-mule wairons running from the terminus of the Green line to a land ing inside the grounds. The fare from the depot to the grounds is 10 cents, and into the grounds an additional S cents. Clem Chase. Dan Wheeler. 1r.. and Jun Bower are assisting In the secretary's office at the fair grounds. A state convention of antl-prohlbltlon- Ists. held at Boyd's opera house, adopted scorching resolutions against prohibitory legislation, ' The. republican Judicial convention at Blair renominated N. . J. Burnham for district attorney ' and recommended James Neville to succeed Judge Savage on the district bench. Ten special policemen were sworn in to do duty during fair week, making the largest police force the city of Omaha ever had, twenty-eight men in all. Miss Edith Smyth, the little daughter of Colonel B. F. Bmythe, entertained her friends at a delightful birthday party. linn Cism-sre B. Idling. United State commissioner of agriculture, paid a visit to the smelting work a mi Marv'B. Clay of Richmond ana imi.s Laura Clay of Lexington, dauglw- ters of Casslus M. Clay, are here as dele gates to the Woman's suffrage conven tion, and Mrs. Lucy Stone and Dr. H. B. Blackwell are among the represen tatives from Massachusetts to tne con vention. 4 Twenty Tear Abo tv, u-iiv aDDeared at the Boyd theater with a new company and a new play. "McFee of Dublin.' Kelly made a bigger hit than his play did. Rev. T. J. Mackay spoke of the works and life of the late John Qreenleaf Whit ... 4it eainta EntscoDsJ church In the evening, taking for his text. "Whatso ever Thy Hands Find to do, uo n nii Thy Might" i ' . x. .. nark waji filled on the second day of the Schutsenvereln tournament Those whose coats were aecoraieu .... medals of victory were: G. Stoltenburg, v.rii Mans Peterson, F. A. Fuller, W, T. Stoecker, C. J. Langdon, r. R. Hart, J. W. Petty, nenry nuwi, Charles Ooettsch, Ed Paulson. "Parson" S. A. Haines, a well known commercial traveler, made the Sunday afternoon address at he Toung Men's Christian association, speaking on tem perance. ; , . ' Ten Years Ago George C. Reynolds, while performing his duties as watchman at the Union Pa cific shops, fell unconscious and was taken to St Joseph's hospital, where he died a little while after of heart disease. Mr. Reynold had moved to Omaha from Sarpy county and lived lx months with his son, John D. Reynolds of the ponce nrr 2Mfi flouth Twentieth Street. A daughter and another son, Robert O. Rey nolds, survice the father, who was w year old. , St John' lodge No. 25. Free and Ac cepted Maaon. gave a farewell at Masonic temple to Judge W. W. Keysor, on the ev of hi departure for St Louis to take a chair in a law school tnere. The marriage of William Bradford Ross and Mis Nellie Davis Taylo was solemnised at 8 p. m. by the Rev. Thomaa V. Moor, D. D., of Westmin ster Presbyterian church at the home of the bride1 parent. Mr, and Mr. J. w. Tayloe. 2917 Mason street, in the presence of some 104 relatives and friend. George Taylo. brother of the bride, acted a trroomsman and little Lois Howell as flower girl and Mi Florence Randall a maid of honor. . , John Welch left for a vlit in the Black Hills. ' . Miss Emma Meyer returned from a three week' visit In the Yellowstone. Considering the recovery of three out of four districts in Maine by the election of republican congress men, It is fully within the realm of probability that the democratic ma jority in the bouse will be a minority when the net membership roll is made up. K Thirty million dollars worth of American automobiles were sold abroad last year truly a colossal f!gura but still considerably under the value of the automobiles that have been sold in the one state of Nebraska. Assurance of the home market is what enables American automobile manufacturers to reach ut abroad. ; Up In" North Dakota the new progressive party has discovered that the candidate It nominated for governor is ineligible, not having lived in the state the requisite length of time to qualify under the consti tution. Still, why should the consti tution stand in the way? Is not every progressive willing to admit that he goes fast enough to crowd five years into three? V ' When the Mabray '"fairy tales were running in the newspapers as serials, who ' would have believed that any one could again be swin dled by the same fake race game, and almost at the same place, before the echoes have died away? Really and truly, a sucker is born every minute. V" . ;.::..';; THE MORAL ISSUE ' By Hon. Albert J. Cornish Jndge of tli District Conrt, Xiiaoola, JTeb. I3T THREE PASTS PART II. People Talked About South Omaha school teachers have had their 'salaries rarsed. v The teachers' salaries cannot be boosted in Omaha without carrying South Omaha upwards ' with them. Another wild buffalo herd . has been found in the Hudson Bay coun try. s This ought to attract the at tention of a certain fauna! natural ist, should he be looking for occupa tion after November. In a gentle, Insinuating way September la making amend for that June frost The only question lingering In Wash ington and showing sign of Ufa la What 1 beer?" Even In that Interest 1 going down. The democratic candidate for governor of Ohio owns two newspapers, the repub lican candidate one, and the bull moose aspirant a mouth organ. Which will Less than half the number of vote ckst In Ohio In the last presidential elec tion were put In the ballot boxes for or against the constitutional amendments submitted to the people last week. The hay fever brigade of St. Louis spurn South Omaha ; packing house specific and stick to the local favorite, "Six week In a brewery,"- Loyalty to local Industrie I the strong suit of St. Louis' snecsers. ' Owing to the high cost of living Robert M. 8. Putnam, a New Tork lawyer, man aged to get Into his creditors to the tune of sil.043 before filing a petition in bank, ruptcy. HI assets consist of his clothe 'and a sad smile. .-: Vr t .' . . The foreign woman tburlst who Imag ined, from studying the folders, that she could do America In two days, now sor rowfully admit there are mora curves on the railroad . line than t the map could accommodate. ; Georg Ade, the Hoostar farmer, brings word from across the pond that an In vasion ot English whisker. 1913 model, is booked tot New Tork this fall Patriots, to the watchtower of liberty! Put none but barbers on guard! ' - Samuel J. Kiliow of lmbodeit. Ark., has - loved, courted and married ten women. From five of these women the courts have granted him a divorce. He has stood by the cotnn of four other wives. Now he joyfully basks in the sunshine of hi tenth bride' love and care.- ; ; ' ' . ....... i, .. , ...,. Mis Helen Keller, the noted blind woman, 1 about to move from Wren tham. Mas., to Schenectady, N. T., where Mayor Lunn has appointed her a mem ber of the Board of PubUo Welfare. Schenectady rival Milwaukee as a mu nicipal experiment station In socialism. Miss Keller Is a socialist - , James Watklns, a miner, 'who was re cently lodged In Jail at Searchlight Nev., charged with having stolen a -pair of lace curtains, asked the Jailer to see that bis pet cats were fed. The jailer laughed at him, but at nightfall Watklns broke Jail and tramped forty mile across the desert to attend to bis pel. ' The Sherman. . n. " 1 The progressive republicans of Ne braska In convention assembled declared in one plaik of thfir platform for a more rigid enforcement of the Sherman law. Mr. Roosevelt's great popularity is based upon the belief that he Is, a rreat "trust buf ter," who did not hesi tate to take "fall" out of the Standard Oil eomrany and the beef trust, and can be relied upon to stop all trust evils. As a mstter of fact. Mr. Roosevelt is today the leading advocate of the aban donment of the competitive system. He favors an amendment of the Sherman law that would -legitimatize the so-called trusts, and create a commission, ap pointed by the president similar to the railway commission, with power to regu late them, even to the point of fixlnsr the price which they shall charge for their products. He followed substan tially . the recommendation made by Judge Gary,, president of the unitea States Steel company. He has criticised President Taft for ordering the prosecu tion of the pnited States Steel com pany and the United State Harvester comnany under the Sherman law, and ha prpnounced those companle ex- smple of the "good, trusts," wnicn should be encouraged and protected. He has made Mr. Perkins, of these companies, and formerly of J. P. Morgan & co- chairman of his executive committee. It is stated tflat, when president, at the re quest of Mr. Perkln he ordered his at torney general not to institute the pro ceeding' against the Harvester company which the latter had recommended. He eppeared before the Stanley commission and Justified his action in granting to the Upited State Steel company Im munity (aa far a tne president ni power so to do) by reason of Its ac quisition of the Tennessee Coal and Iron company. How many progressive re publican in Nebraska know that their trust "busting" candidate ' is leading them Into an endorsement of the United State Steel company a a sample of a "Bood trust" tf they do not know it ar. they not being deceived? If they do know it, are they not being hypno tized by a glittering glory to do directly contrary to their intentions? If the United State Steel company Is a "good trust," where Is there a bad one? The comDanles consolidated Into the United States Steel company constituted nearly all of th concern thou engaged in that business, so that it created a ubstantiaJ monopoif f produetion. It paid exces sive prices for th independent com panies it purchased, and capitalized the "nutrnrviiv" vnlu of the consolidated companies, at more than twice the price paid for them and soia tne stoca so watered to an innocent public. Through interlocking directorates and other means It control many of the railroads ana large steel consuming companle of the country, thus obtaining a substantial monopoly of the market ' ; A Good Trnst. Desiring to make the profit from this monopolistic control of production and distribution permanent, in addition to It original large holdings ot Iron ore prop erties, It acquired the valuable properties of the Tennessee Coal and Iron company through the consent of Mr. Roosevelt a president and leased the Hill ore lands at a price, so high-that It could be ac. counted for only on the hypothesis that It was seeking to obtain a monopoly of raw material by means of the ownership of that portion ot the earth whloh sup plied the raw material. It is protected from foreign competition by a protective tariff and sells it products In foreign oountrie In competition with foreign pro! ducer at price below those charged to the people of the United States. This is the company which Mr. Taft4 ordered prosecuted under th Sherman law. This I the company which Mr. Roosevelt con siders a "good trust" and deserving of protection. This 1 a sample of what the progressiva republicans of Nebraska are thrusting upon1 us by the support of Roosevelt, their state platform to the contrary notwithstanding. . 5 Mr. Roosevelt continues to berate Rock efeller, a remnant of the past generation, and make no mention of J. Plerpont Morgan with the Interlocking directorates of railroad companies, Insurance com panies, trust companies and other large aggregations of capital, In promoting which Mr. Perkins, the financial backer of , Roosevelt, ha been a conspicuous factor. ' - Antl-Trset Poller Analysed. Mr. Roosevelt's proposed remedy for tha trust evil 1 to create a commission simi lar to the railway commission, which shall have power to regulate th so-called "trust." The commission would have power to prevent over-cap) talliatloni se cure publicity to the affairs of the com pany, prevent the sale of products In districts where there was competition at a1 lower. price than in districts where there wa no competition and have gen eral espionage over the affairs ot large corporations. The result which he prom ise to bring about I the preservation of the economies incident to the manufac ture and distribution of products by com panies manufacturing on a large scale with great capital without the evil in cident to monopoly, i It should be noted that every scheme. for monopoly regula tion that has ever been proposed, either in th present or past has promised the same thing. Bach scheme must be ex amined on It merits without reference to It promises. Assuming that the pres ident and his commission is Infinitely wise and infinitely good, the scheme might work. " The assumption beg the ques tion. That 1 the fundamental defect ot all socialistic ' arguments. There has never been a governing body on earth that wa infinitely wise and ; Infinitely good. Great power without these dtvin attribute has always proved to be In jurious to the masses and dangerous to free government. . The monopolies granted by European kings were ' always Intended to secure the economies ot large production and distribution. They were always subject to restrictions by the crown, '- which, if exercised wisely and justly, would have prevented . evil results. ' The privilege so granted were without exception ab surd. On ot the greatest reforms in British law was the act forbidding the granting of monopolies by the crown, ' . Our own common . law made monopo lies illegal before the passage of the Sherman law. We . have no reason to hope that legalised monopoly under the surveillance ' of ' the president and : his commission .would worK'any, better to ssy than In the past 'la th long run. who 'would be Influential In naming th commissioners . appointed by the presi dent the peopiu or the Industrie af fected? Could a presidential campaign be fought out on 'the question of who would be appointed a commissioner? Do we know even who would be appointed jv cabinet minister? It is not reasonable to expect that the industries affected with their, large political power (oft times, holding the balance of power .in political contests) will be more influ ential than the general public? Would the farmer of Nebraska be as Influ ential a Mr. Perkins? The commission when appointed should . not act arbi trarily, but along well known lines of public policy based upon evidence. , It should not have power to say to one company, "You are good," and to an other, "Vou are bad," without some rule by which anyone can determine what Is good or bad. Mr. Roosevelt present no rule except his own caprice. Who aro the men who can qualify as experts to upply the commissioner with competent evidence as a basis for the'.r action? The consumers? Men engaged in "gen eral business" or men Who have been trained and educated in the work? Who will' train and educate men in the work? The people who have no pecuniary profit excepting a they happen to be. con sumers? Or those who are being regu lated and the profits of whose business 1 at stake? The quertlon suggests their own Impressive answers. Legalising Monopolies. Mr. Roosevelt would through nl com mission orevent the Trust' charging too hih nrices or cutting prices - in a lim ited territory to destroy competition. Doe not the power to limit profits carry with it tha obligation to insure an aoe- nut. crofit? Can he confiscate prop erty? What shall be the basi of deter mining an adeauate profit? Will it b a. per cent profit on the physical valua tion of assets, or should good win ana est&hiisiMid business be taken Into con sideration? Wrill the cost of doing busi ness in the concern least efficiently man aged be the Important element in fixing the maximum price of products, or will the iiLKt efficiently managed business enterprises be compelled to fail? Could you punish a larger concern for lower ing prices to meet competition in a given locftlitv without lfn making it illegal for the smaller concern to reduce prices? Would you not build up a combination of all engaged in a given Industry, basea iinnn selfish interest to have the com mission fix the maximum price a high as possible? t it not manifest that the scheme pro posed by Judge Gary and adopted by Mr. Roosevelt would legalise all of th nresent monopolies that are being prose cuted under th Sherman law, and protect them from future competition by the restriction ostensibly in the interest of the public but, which, manipulated by a frindiv commission or a friendly pres ident,, would be an impassable bulwark against any new competitor? wnuM anv existing corporation that has already capitalised monopoly value nhient tn a law limiting it future profit to Its divided requirements and fixing the prlo. which Its possible competitors as; well as itself oould charge for it pro ducts? ' ! Th most that can be aid of Mr. , Rooevelf scheme is that It i another Uiunuri cnmnromlee. a Mason & Dixon s line, legalizing the trust controlled by his friends today, and promising to, make ntnrA difficult the extension of th sys tem. No evil was ever eradicated or checked in this manner. , What 1 th Remedy! What the ultimate remedy for mono polies will be is still a matter for dis cussion. There are economies in large production and distribution. The profit from these economies should be divided with the people by mean of lower prices for the products. ' If this were done, they would be beneficial to society. This they must do under the operation of the natural laws of trade unless they can obtain a special privilege of some kind that render competit'on Impossible. This special privilege may he created by law, which would be the result in my opinion of tha measures proposed by Mr. Roose velt, or it may be created by the owner hin of natents and other law created privilege, or by obtaining a monopoly of th earth. This last appear to have been the scheme of the United States Steel company to perpetuate th mono polistic control of production and d' trlbutlon, which It enjoyed. The ac nulsitlon of the Tennessee Coal and Iron company and Hill ore lands tended to create a monopoly of the iron ore bed of the United States. Mr. Schwab testi fied that another large steel company could not be organised In the United State for want of svallabl ore lands. In my op'nion, the remedy for most If not all trust evil is to prevent special privilege being acquired by any com pany either by mean of a monopoly of raw material through the unrestricted ownership of that portion of the earth that produced the raW' material or by means ot rebates, concessions or special privileges granted to it by railroads or other earth owning monopolies. A mono poly founded upon privileges, a all mono polies are. once recognised a lawful, will laugh at the attempted restraint on tht abuse of it power. . , The common law Inhibition of mono poly were the growth of experience and founded In wisdom. The Sherman law adopt them and . gives- federal courts Jurisdiction. Until an adequate remedy I found, no backward tep should be taken, Mr. Roosevelt's remedy goes back 200 years, legitlmatises monopoly and eeks to restrain the abuse of It powera , The bearing of this argument on the moral Issue is that Mr. Roosevelt tho trust "buster," as he Is thought to be, Is fundamentally different from Mr Roosevelt the trust legaUxer," that h really is.. H Is using his popularity to lead hi followers directly opposite from IheiT expectations. 1 BITS OF MIRTH. "Of course, you believe , in preserving the woods?" "Nope," replied Farmer Corntosset; "they're puttin' enough things into pre serves without introducln' bark an' sawdust." Washington Star. "w doesn't care what people think." "Nor "So, he eats corn on the cob In his own way no matter how many are in the dinning-room." Detroit Free Press. "Did Madge have a successful season at the seashore?" "Did she? Well. I guess. During her stay nine men proposed to her." , - "Pshaw! That means npthlna.""; "Not ordinarily. You see, you ' don't know Madge as well as I do. The best proposal of the lot she brought back in her dictaphone." Louisville Courier Journal. - "Carrots! Fine!" bawled -the huckster. "How many carats fine?" queried the ieedy looking chap Bitting on the curbstone- - .. .. "Twenty-four to the two dozen, yon dead beet," promptly answered the huck ster, an enterprising sophomore who was ngaged in demonstrating that there is more than one way to earn your college tuition. Chicago Tribune. t . ; I "I am glad." said the struggling author; "that our friend Dustin Stax ha been made to suffer as I have done." "In what way?" "He wrot a neat little check and the campaign treasurer told him that his con tribution, though possessing merit. -was declined with thanks." Washington Star. . TEE SEAL JEIEUD. Detroit Free Pres. If e'er I find a people' friend. Who does not brag about himself! And doesn't seek come selfish end; ' Is not acquiring wads of pelf, But strives in honor day by day And always doe the best he can ' To smooth the rough and rugged way, O'er which must pass his fellow-man, I'll cling to him with all my might, And sing his praise s I go.. s His speech will not be stale and trtte, And in his eyes a light will glow. 1 He will not spend his days in ease. While busy men are at their work, Mouthing the phrases thought to pleas To hide the fact that he a hirk. Nor will W bsnk account grow fat . The while he fights the people's cause; He will not seek the glory that - Depends alone on men's applause, But If he loves his fellow-men. And tolls for them, he will not care That he must labor often when! There's neither cheers nor spotlight'! , glare. Too many pose a public friend" ; ' Who merely work their tlrele jaw, And use, to cover selfish ends, , . . , The mantle of the people's cause. Too many drop all useless work To thrive upon this empty plea, ; That all the burdens now that irk Some day they'll take from you and me.; A people' friend is one who strives .. , Without a thought of gain or fame, V Than what they were before he came. To happier, better make our live Practically l'nnlniot. '", , Indianapolis News..;, Said a woman t th Keokuk Roosevelt meeting; "Why, he' mor homely than his caricatures!" And aid the third termer at the same meeting! "After see ing myself caricatured. I wonder how anybody can vote for me " With both of these sentiment a large and increasing number of people heartily, agre. '.'Tho Knocker tn Action. Cleveland Plain Dealer. One may be pardoned for reserving his wn opinion regarding the delicacy, not lo say propriety, of tha chief moose's act jf attacking the governor of Minnesota it a complimentary banquet where the wo sat as guests. 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Better TrackBetter Service I x The route of this new ervlc Is alone th Missouri River for a large part of the way, thus affording- a most enjoyable, picturesque daylight trip. ' . For reservations and any information phone or ee , - - .. - TOM HUGHES, Trav. Pass. Agt., 1423 Farnam St. THOS. F. GODFREY, Pass, and Ticket Agt. Phone Doug. 104.