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Sabaerikers laavtag tka eitr
temporarily shoal The
eo mailed to them.. Aadre.a
will he chanced aa aftea as re-tceated.
Tha Joy of living offsets the cost.
Anyway, tha band in the entrance
plays rain' or shine.
Oh, for a week of good, old-fash
ioned Indian summer.
. That Houn' Dawg tong is no longer
lung la Champ Clark's home.
Our out-of-town friends are wel
cm regardless of the weather.
Registration day next Tuesday.
Tie a string around . your finger, '' s
A man with a backbone does not
need to proclaim that he has one.
Pittsburgh baby born With transparent
bank. News Hem. t
Ah, smoke up.
Home stretch for , the base ball
fans Is signal for the foot ball root
ers. , v:
Dyspepsia and tight shoes under
mine many a ' person's mental and
moral balance. "
The homely girl Is' seldom bored
with too much company she has
that la her faror, - , , , .
Mr. Rockefeller wears a paper
rest to keep warm. If this, fails, he
might try as oil heater.
"Handsome Maiden Swindles Deal
ers,"' says , a headline. Ever know
of oho pf that kind who was not
haadsomet 1 ' V V : i"A-'-.
President Taft has been made the
recipient of a t number of unique
gifts," but noi MajormlnnemaBcot to
hoodoo the race. ' i
When is a joke not a joke? When
those . Iowa jokers : switched trunk
checks, ' and.., handed that bridal
'couple an empty,-; ': . 1
Governor WUbou is a little late to
get any great amount of fame by
saying. "I would rather stand by my
principles, than be president."- f
A woman's headwear is out called
the bull moMa hat rod cost only $1.
Thst ia tjhe'lu'ost tempting induce
ment the thirderm patty has made
to men yet.:' .. tC'- . . i "? '
James Creelman says,, after a vIbU
to London, that the police over there
get much leas pay than the New
York policemen.' Yes, but how
about thefo bajak accounts? -
"Good times and the blizzards will
soon blow in,' remarks' the Atlanta
Constitution.- t Here in Nebraska
good times are present, but the sunny
south can have Us oM blizzards.
It Is yet to be brought to public
.attention where, If anywhere,, the
bull moosers have endorsed or nom
inated any candidate for office nom
inated as a dem5craV In onr April
Request has been made upon the
Fostoffice department at Washing
ton for two automobiles for use in
Omaha when parcels post is inaugur
ated. That's wtiat comes from hav
ing a postmaster accustomed to rid
ing la automobiles. ; V t
A California man, 8 years old,
with five , children, seventy-eight
grandchildren, ;'! great-grandchildren
and great-great-grandchildren, has
married for the third time. He must
be fanatically conscientious on the
one Biblical Injunction. -
One-tenth of the people of the
world, consisting of. the defectives
and criminals, are' said to be of no
use to the rest of society. Perhaps,
but there are also others among the
90 per cent likewise useless, al
though possessed of all their physi
cal and mental facultitl.
No Economic Cure-Ail,
Economic and social changes are
always slow processes. There are no
overnight revolutions of Industrial
relations. It took our ancestors cen
turies to substitute fixed habitations
for nomadic life. Feudalism and
craft apprenticeship gave way but
gradually to the factory system, and
even with the swift subjection of
steam and electricity to our uses the
organization and consolidation of our
great modern corporate industries
has taken many years.
Just figure, then, that the hands
of time are not going to be suddenly
turned back, and that no great, social
cure-all will . make a millennium, on
earth In the twinkling of an eye. , No
great forward movement can be
taken without developing evils and
abuses, and our social ills, like our
physical ills, must be alleviated by
special remedies, properly and per
slstently applied. Promises come
cheap, particularly from ' office-
seekers in the heat of a political cam
paign, but promises must be tested
by the possibility of fulfillment. A
credulous child banks on the promise
of the moon as a plaything, but no
intelligent man will put faith in pal
premacy in the Mediterranean In the
event of conflict. But even that will
not be accepted as justification.
Gasoline and Automobile. '
Recent Increases in the price of
gasoline, as much as 6. cents a gal
Ion in the aggregate, set one to
wondering what this means to the
operation of automobiles, to say
nothing of divers other uses for
which gasoline Is necessary.
Up to July 1, 1912, according to
reliable statistics, 859,968 automo
biles were in operation in this coun
try. The greater number of these
were gasoline cars and nearly 32,000
of them large trucks, being extra
People wonder whether the popu
larity of autos will ever cheapen
their price, as has happened to the
bicycle, but they are not wondering
about the price of gasoline, whose
production scarce keeps pace with
increasing consumption. Like other
natural resources limited in., quan
tity, and not subject td the natural
laws of supply and demand, oil
prices seem to be governed' by a sys
tem of regulation of their 'own. The
more gasoline used the, larger the
price the phenomenal multiplicity
of the automobile only emphasizes
that fact. . ; , :. , , .. .
San Francisco and Iti Exposition. ,
San Francisco is cutting its cloth
to fit the pattern of Us 1815 Panama-Pacific
exposition. V Before
launching out upon- the construction
of buildings and the scopet of the
fair, it has sent to different oountrles
to find out how many would par
ticipate and to Kvhat!extent. i;,lt pro
poses to know,1 a ae$rly ad ft 18 pos
sible, just 'how.- many buildings to
erect and. how; large to make them,
Other expositions, of course, have
taken similar precautions, but some
have aot .. governed themselves
strictly' "according to the' dataJ ob
UineoV 9m. i Saaotoeo surely,, will,
for it is determined to make a com
plete success of this exposition. . , .
Fortunately the city's: messengers
return with; glowinf reports .and
promises' of unlvefsal' co-operatlonMt
Is entirely fitting that all world pow
ers should participate in' this expo
sition, celebrating" " an event of
transcendant world importance. It
would, in fact, be most untimely nbt
to hold such an exposition to com
memorate the opening of the Panama
canal, the great international t sea
highway which will cut a short path
from Occident to orient and revolu
tionize the commerce' of the con
tlnents. And the most appropriate
place for such an exposition is the
metropolis of the pacific coast.
"Tne Strangling of Pehia.'
It it a' remarkable coincidence
that with the appearance of W. Mor
gan Shuster's book on "The Stran
gling of Persia," London newspapers
should be filled with reports of Eng
land's and Russia's consummated
plan to do the strangling. Accord
ing to the British press, representa
tives of the two governments in con
ference with King George lately com
pleted' - all the preliminaries for
finally snuffing out the life of this
indent empire and) it partition be
tween the British lion and the Rus
sian bear. -'.'
This, then, Is the sequence of the
Anglo-Russian agreement of 1907.
by which these two great powers
pledged themselves to the integrity
of little Persia as a nation. The Lon
don Chronicle calls it "a shameful
and shameless violation of solemn
pledges." Other English and Rus
sian papers denounce the perfidy.
But outside observers who have fol
lowed events culminating in Shuster's
expulsion from Persia after It bad
been divided and distributed, the
northern half to England and the
southern to Russia, will not be sur
prised at the crisis now. Few took
the 1907 convention seriously or were
unprepared for the outrageous con
duct of the two great powers, which
Shuster : calls "The Strangling of
Persia." -l .,.'
According to diplomatic opinion,
the crux of the whole situation b
not to be found In Persian inde
pendence, but rather in England's
constant fear of war with Germany.
This alliance with Russia, It is con
tended, is to guarantee British su-
Foreign Missions and New China.
A recent description of the life of
Dr. Sun Yat Sen, founder of the new
Chinese republic, shows that he be
came a member of an American mis
sionary's household , when a . very
small boy, remaining there through
the years of his early training and
education. Later he studied in
American schools. Now his own
children are being educated In the
How much of this missionary's
training and influence was wrought
into the fabric of this new republic
no one can tell, but neither .would
one care to deny that Sun got his
Inspiration for a new China from his
American friend's ideals. The for
elgn missionary has wielded , a
mighty power for the advancement
of modern civilization In the far
east and if his influence came to a
climax In the upheaval which con
verted the oldest of monarchies into
the newest of republics, then the
part played by the American mis
sionaries, whose ward and pupil
blazed the path of progress for his
people, must be given large recogni
tion. It is a work of destiny to
translate religion into the terms o.f
human needs as manifestly is done
in these lands, darkened by cen
turies of superstition and Ignorance.
Tendencies in Education.
Giving his judgment as to what
characteristics will stamp the great
school of the future, Dr. Thomas
Etockham Baker, head of the famous
Tome school for boys, lays down
these five propositions:
It will lay greater stress on Intel
It will allow larger freedom to the
individuality of boys.
It will reduce distractions.
; It will have fewer holidays.
' It Will have greater regard for the per
sonality of teachers.
We doubt If anyone; will -be dis
posed to enter, serious, objection to
these suggestions, although they
may be taken , subject to " inpdif ica
tloft. As a matter of fact they-seem
to run counter In several respects to
existing tendencies. ;. . v
Instead of laying , stress on.lntelr
lectual results, we seem, to be loadf
lng down, our ! i schools with' new
studies, and multiplying the; routine
as to leave little room fir intellectual
exerdsM. . T.vo?l';'j'.'V. , P
Instead of giving the1 individualitt
of the pupil more freedom, we seem
to, be taking over Into the schools
a constantly larger area of discipline
and to be : making" : the ' schodjs
agencies for regulating the t child's
food, clothing, exercise, amusements
and general activities. i;
,.v, Instead : of . reducing ,: distractions
front school work, we ,seem ' f e
increasing the number and helping
the youngsters Invent new forms.
Instead of' having fewer holidays.
the list seems to be growing and the
most trivial excuse accepted for sus
pension of school, work. ,
' Perhaps we are exhibiting greater
regard for personality in teachers,
but we are having' no" less difficulty
lnsecuring teachers, who have per
sonality to impart, and keeping them
at teaching as thelr life work.
The . greatest defects in our 'edu
cational' system have been and are
lack -of a definite goal to aim, at and
need of steady, continuous and effi
cient guidance along the road that
leads to it, t ' j '''' n';,":y;
vanced, back of which, however, lies
another reason, namely, that almost
nothing is being done here to en
courage American shipping as an in
dustry as Is done' in other-'competitive
countries. This is one of
the problems congress should take
up at its next session.
TJncle Sam and Good Eoads. '
The cost of hauling farm. products
to the market ' and market supplies
to th.e farm ,ln, this.conatry js esti
mated at $400,009,000. annual?.- It
Is agreed that that is much too high
and should " be lessened, by improved
means of transportation. One wa
is Jy better; roads good roads,' 'to
ueethe popular term.' ... It has .been
contended that, if good roads ex
toted the 'country over, this S 400,-
000,000 could be cut in -half, since
much of It Is pure waste, anyway.
. It' has been suggested that the
money accumulated for available use
In the newly organized postal savings
banks $25,000,000 to date might
be profitably diverted as a loan into
a good - roade fund. The govern
ment's right to engage in such an
enterprise Is being Justified under
the constitutional provision enabling
it to build and maintain post roads.
Its active co-operation with the' states
Is certainly needed and no need is
more generally recognized than that
of good roads.
Building Our Own Ships. .
Americans will never reap the full
advantage of the Panama canal until
they revive the industry of deep-sea
shipping. We must by,, some means
re-establish our own merchant
marine. That is taken by many to
mean that we must build our own
ships and train up a. new, race of
American sailors to man them. This
leads Us now face to face with the
proposition of some sort of protec
tion for this industry while; It is
being re-established. What are our
people going to do about it? , ,
The Panama canal bill passed with
a rider granting admission to the
canal free to American registry of
foreign built vessels, but this, it is
said, thus far has not inspired Amer
icans to' Invest In European ships.
The old excuse of Incomparably high
wages to American sailors 1 ad-
A Perverted Picture.
An article contributed to the cur
rent Atlantic entitled "The Passing
of the Farmer" presents such a per
verted picture of the farmer's wife
that it calls for protest and contra
diction. It' is explained that the
writer,; Roy Hinman Holmes, . is a
member of the department of rhet
oric in the University of Michigan,
and it is self-evident that he knows
more about rhetoric than he does
about the farmer. 'A mere recital of
his distorted statements exposes their
inexcusable .exaggeration, for these
are some of the things he7 says:
Without doubt the most pathetic figure
in the situation is that of the farmer's
wife. In the former days, surrounded
by her daughters and the neighboring
cousins and nieces, she was Queen of the
country civilization. With the breaking
up of the old group and formation of
new ties, and the Inevitable rush of the
girls to town, her life , has suffered . a
melancholy change. The 'granddaughter
of yesterday's' queen Is 'becoming- the
drudge ,'of' today. A 'generation ago the
wife arid mother compared her lot with
that of her pioneer - grandmother, . and
felt that she had much to. be grateful
for. Today . these ... farm women " find
themselves In,' a new .civilization, but not
of It Their houses go neglected ' that
they may work jn.fthe. fields , Wives, of
wealthy farmers in this, our country,
while at , their, work ( often resemble In
their appearance thai' ignorant, poverty
strlcjceiy peasant; women of Europe. In
the hearts of .these toll-worn women
love for farm, life Is turning to bitter
ness,, and the daughters are electing new
things..' -. . . t-' . :
If this picture .of, the farmer's
wife applies anywhere In this broad
land, which we greatly doubt,"it cer
tainly does ; not- apply ' anywhere in
the middle west. The lot of the
farmer's wife is stiju'' doubtless, ,far
from being fT ? continuous
round of joy and pleasure, but by
comparison"' the'- advancement of
women on the farm" has outrun that
of women In tfieckies jtfot .only
has the labor-devolving upon the
housewife been reduced in amount,
but it has also b'eeri moderated in
kind.. The farmer's wife in the west
has her work lightened - by j ail ; the
modern utensils and ..mechanisms
that have been devised tor; that pur
pose. Her home affords all the ma
terial comforts enjoyed by her city
sister, and often more, i With the
telephone, the automobile and daily
mall dellveryby comparison she has
advantages of equability, ..medica) at
tention, church activity, - accesi to
markets, improved schooling for ;the
children, and better ; food ;an, ,f?ipth
lng; that her grandmother j ;aeVer
dreamed of. We do not believe that
the ;fkrmers wife ia these 'parts Is
bemoaning : Tier condition; 'Or 'casing
for commiseration, or that the blamai
for any decadence of farming as an
occupation is to be charged' against
her. '-i- '
This Day iaOmak
C0MPI1LE.D t KOM BEE
A. belated decision adverse to
2-cent fare legislation "bobs up' in
Illinois Voi remind , 'us, that- other
cases; among, them one: involving the
validity of our town 2-cent fare1 law,
are yet to, be' decided, although the
railroads doing business in Nebraska
hate ;:toffg"8j3ic? adjusted themselves
to the centv rate. It Is a Question
whether, should they win out, the
railroads '-hereabouts would find it
desirable, or profitable, to try to put
the fare up again above 2 cents.
The omission-of names looked for
oa the list. of distinguished demo
crats chosen to wear a badge at the
reception of Woodrow Wilson is ex
plained aa due to a limit on the num
ber. Oh, my! Has great, gaunt
Privilege already stalked into the
democratio fold? How can there be
a ' limit In a presidential game in
which badge-wearing is the cheap
est means of vote-getting?
There are many discomforts in this
world which cannot be removed; there
ara other -which are entirely unneces
sary and are permitted to exist simply
because people) are Ignorant or Indiffer
ent, and among these Is the increasing
discomfort of noise. The Outlook.
' Dr.. Abbott Is discussing the ques
tion under' the sententious caption,
"A Crusade for Quiet." Evidently
too close association is getting on his
nerves' at last". V
The "editor of the Nebraska City
Press calls our attention to the acci
dental misquoting, of an Item about
which we-commented, and which ap
peared originally in 'the Nebraska
City News. What we said about it
is just , as - applicable 'and' pertinent
regardless, of which Nebraska City
paper furnished; the inspiration.
An ex-convict's testimony that his
worst suffering came ? after he ' left
prison and , attempted,; to regain an
honorable position in the world,
where he might earn a decent liveli
hood and rise above his past, is a
severe reproach upon our law-abiding
society. . "' 'i :."
Our democratic Unltejd States sena
tor from Nebraska ia so bent upon
ending war that he even led the
fight against government participa
tion In the celebration of the one
hundredth anniversary of unbroken
peace between English speaking na
Thirty Years Ago
A reception at the Paxton closed the
Woman Suffrage meeting, at which Mrs.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was made presi
dent, and all the other officers were re
Governor Nance has. appointed Judge
James Neville to succeed to the vacancy
created by Judge Savage.
An immense quantity of fine grapes Is
on the market at 5 cents a pound.
County Judge A. M. Chadwlck has Just
completed an elegant little house on Para
avenue, and has gone to Bt. Johnsbury,
Vt Judging from appearances ho will
be after his return "a man with many
Judge Thurston and wife have gone
Tom Orr, private secretary In the office
of general manager of the Union Pacific,
has returned from the east
Miss Maggie J. Truland Is back from
a twe months' recreation trip to western
W. K. Jamison, who has played first
base for the B. & M.'s for a long time,
did not go with tho club on its Colorado
trip because of a promotion In the ticket
department which he could not pass up.
A significant Hem asks for the return
of a white bull pup which answers to the
name of "Boozer," to the Harris &
Fisher meat market
Twenty Year Ago "
The Sixth ward democrats held a large
meeting at Twenty-fourth and Spaulding
streets, when speeches were made by Ed
P. Smith, Will H. Kerdman, O. J. Sterns
dorff and others. These delegates were
selected for the "city convention: Stems
dorff. W. CBullard. P. G. Patrick, J. D.
Kustln, R. S. Parker, J. W. Beaber,
Ernest Wlggs, C. I McCoy and WUliam
George M. Tibbs, buyer for M. B.
Smith, who returned from from a busi
ness trip to New York, says the cholera
scare is hurting trade and keeping buy
ers out of Gotham.
John Hobrecker, Jr., and Mrs. Hobreckar
returned from a two months' vacation In
Colorado and Utah. .,
It. A. I Dick received a telegram from
his old bimn at luotiaconlng, Md,,' re
questing hdm to go at once to that dis
trict and take the stump for the repub
lican cause, and Mr. Dick consented.
J. H. Van Dusen, city attorney of
South Omaha, who had been to the na
tional convention of the League of Re
publican Clubs at Buffalo, was the re
cipient of many glowing newspaper com
pliments on a speech foe made there.
Ten Yars Ago
A local division of the International
Union of Commercial Telegraphers was
organized in Omaha at a mass meeting
of operators ifrom this city, South Omaha
and Council Bluffs. Names of officers
were not made public, n
The loung Women's Christian associa
tion held Its annual opening at its' rooms
in the Paxton block and entertained a
large number of friends. Mrs. Emma P.
Byers, general secretary, was assisted
by. other officers in receiving. i '
The First Presbyterian church, an
nounced the payment of Its floating debt
of 13,600, preparatory to beginning the
new year on January 1, with a clean
Sheet ."-;.''., .-''
A telegram, to The Bee from Grand
Island gave the following appointments
of Methodist pastors in this city for the
conference year: Ilanscom Park church,
Clyde Clay Clssell; McCabe, W. K. Gray;
Monmouth Park, U JC. McNeill; North
Omaha, J. Q. A. Fleharty; Seward
Street, William Oorst; South Tenth
Street, A. I .Mickel; Southwest, supplied
by R. M. Henderson: Trinity. D. K.
Tindall; Walnut Hill, C. It Main; First,
to be filled; City mission, M. F. Murphy.
General Manager Bid well, General Pas?
senger Agent Buchanan, General Freight
Agent Kuhn of tha Elkhorn went to Chi
cago on official business. .
People and Events
Back at Canandalga, N, T last week
Du Boise Crabb plucked Miss Euphemla
Apple from the spinster orchard in the
The Inventor of the circus pink lemon
ade having been gathered to hi fathers,
holders of tha grandstand grouch are
ready for tha funeral notice of tha orig
inal purveyor of tha cirous peanut
A poor English husband jailed because
he couldn't pay the income tax on his
rich wife's property supplies an Mvanced
symptom of what la coming to tha male
beef eaters when woman suffrage gets
By forbidding advertisements of any
sort by fortune tellers, palmists and char
latans generally, the police of London
hare put out of business a multitude of
swindlers. What win the feeble minded
do with the money they saved?
According to official testimony the poor
old Harvester, trust-did 1100,000,000 worth
of business and made only $150,000. The
artistic work of the head bookkeeper Is
a most desirable model for campaign com
mittees threatened with tainted money.
There is talk of a nation-wide celebra
tion in honor of James Whitcomb Riley,
the Hoosier poet on his natal day,
October 7. Mr. Riley is again in good
health, after a long siege of sickness, and
this fact coupled With the uplifting heart
influence of his verse, warrants a gen
eral expression of appreciation and
Although chosen to play second fiddle,
Hiram Johnson Imagines that ha is th
whole bull moose orchestra, and insists
on accommodations to match his exalted
notlona Down In Indiana tha other day
directors of the herd routed "Hungry Hi"
on an inter-urban car. But the car did
not afford the privacy demanded by the
Callfornlan and was passed up with a
slam at the "Imbecile committee" respon
sible for the selection. As a can sequence
the Hooslers escaped four hot speeches
subsequently unloaded on defenseless
Fathers are prone to think their smart-
aleck sons do not know enough to "pound
sand." Sons reciprocate In kind. Occa
sionally they "show" dad. Julian Rogers,
a 18-year-old Kcntuckian, is one of the
latter class. Forgetting the gibes xf tha
old man on his uselessnees he offered
$3,000 tor tha bluegrass seed on the family
farm and father Jumped at tho offer.
That was two months ago. The youngster
got busy, sold the seed for .95 , cents a
bushel. August delivery, and at the close
of the deal received a check for $8,240.
Dad doesn't say a word when his kid
smiles. - ""' "I
. SECULAR SHOTS AT PULPIT.
Houston Post: A Baltimore preacher
says the old time dollar could go a great
deal further than the modern dollar.
That Is quite true, but It is well enough
to be fair toward the modern dollar. It
Is hell for speed, If not for distance.
Philadelphia Bulletin: The Chicago
clergynuin who says that evangelism in
the United States "has degenerated Into
commercialism and professionalism"
would V well to look out for that ex
ponent of muscular Christianity, Rev.
Topeka Capital: A statistical Item that
tells a story that ought to cause many
church members to do some pondering
is the fact that while Roman Catholics
In this country number more than 12,008,
000 communicants, the seating capacity
of their churches is only 4,500,000, or
about one seat for three members; - but
for a Protestant membership of 20,000,000
the seating capacity of the Protestant
churches is no less (In 1908) than 53.000,000,
or nearly three seats for every member.
It would look as If the church structures
are growing faster than tha membership
and the Protestant churches have a
superfluity of churches and pews.
Boston Transcript: President Taft has
settled the . controversy concerning re
ligious garb in the Indian schools in a
way that at once respects the sensibilities
of its wearers and a Chords no opportunity
In the future for union of church and
state. In effect, he says that thosa teach
ers who came into tha Indian service
when denominational schools were taken
over may wear their distinctive habili
ments so long as they are retained In the
service. Aa they resign or otherwise
vacate their positions their places will be
taken by teachers who will be "unde
nominational" and ' who will ' therefore
not present any question similar to that
which President Taft has been called
upon to decide.
The apple of a young man's eye Is often
a peach. . ,
Fortunate Is the milkmaid! who has no
Never borrow trouble, but always be
ready to lend it
Unless you strive for your rights, you
are apt to get left
Most men prefer a well-formed woman
to one who la well Informed.
Many a man has been saved from losing
lotssof monty by not having it
The man who is always blue can't ex
pect his memory to be kept green. -
The woman whose face Is her fortune
is sure to go broke sooner or later. ,
A cold hand-out appeals to a hungry
man more than a warm handshake. ,
Some engagements end happily, but in
most cases the parties gat married.
The world Is apt to regard a man, with
no bank account as a no-account man.
The man who knows Just what to do
usually hunts .up soma on to do it for
him. . .,.'.f , . .'::: .
' After a girl reaches IS years she begins
to discover . every day something in the
house too old-fashioned to I permitted
to stay there.
She (very pretty) H6w dare joa kiss
me! I'll have you arrested.
He What's the use? Any Judge would
acquit me. Boston Advertiser.
"Have you noticed the astonishingly
muHsy way in which Mrs. Delancy
Browne dresses her hair?"
"Mussy! Why. that's tho Maris An
"Is it? No wonder they cut off her
head." Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Daughter Mother, why do people think
business will ba better after the elec
tion? Mother Because the men will have
more time to give to it. Judge.
Customer What have you in the way
of summer fiction?
Newsdealer We. have the platforms of
all the parties and the candidates'
speeches. Life. .
. "I'm feeling well today, my mind is at
ease and my business ia good."
"Who- are you going around tellfng peo
ple that?" 1 g
"Woll. va ilwtvi nut un a. hnllftr whpn "
things go .wrong. Why shouldn't we ocf
casionally admit that things are going
right?" Chicago Post. -
"Did she love him long?" '
"Till he was short" Baltimore Amerl
can. "It Is useless to' try to interest In
any uplifting movement the allly women
who wear such high-heeled shoes."
"Well, could you expect- them to conu
out flatfooted for reform?" Baltimore
"This," , said Mr. Meekun, "is a photo
graph of my wife and myself."
"But where ara you; Mr. Meekun?"
asked the caller.
"I'm er standing directly behind bar."
-Chicago Tribune. . " "
"Pa," said Willie, "what lV a, genius?"
"A genius, my son." said Mr, Knowit
all. "is a man who can't collect anouah
of what the world owes him to pay what
he, owes to the community in wtrton be
Uvea." Harper's .Weekly. . . -
'1 haven't much objection to tatti per
sonally," said Mr. Cumroat "but - you
know my daughter haa Men ocua-
tomed to every luxury." " ' ' '-" ;
"Well." replied tha confidant suitors "I
won't ask her to give up anything on
my account I think X oonld go along
and enjoy luxuries aa touch aa anybody."
Washington Star, i ,
THE DISTANT ETKH.'
W. D. NesWt In Chief -Post-In
a throbbing cadenoa, , '
Through the twilight dim, '. f
In a crooning murmur," : ' i .
Comes an oldaa hymni t
(Ringing,, rising, falling, ; ,. '
Soft and low and swaat, , 1
"While the mellow echoes, 1 :-!
Whispering, repeat . : '-
' - .' M
Organ-tones and voices '. (
Perfectly they blsnds
Till we fall to hoping 2"
That they will not en- ,y
That the lulling .measures .'
May-drift on and on,
Till they greet ths raptor
. Of tha glowing, dawn. ,
Rich and low and tender, '
On ' the air. of night
Wafting with it Incense,
Bringing us delight -Comes
the wordless music)
From the far away, 4
Lending newer' glory,
To the flying' day,-; '
, Thus may all the singing
Echo to the . throne;
Like this hymn at twilight
Into beauty grown-
Like this mellow , music,
Perfect and complete, - ,.
Ringing, rising, -falling,
8oft and low and aweeU'
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