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TIIE BEB: OMAHA, MONDAY. .TTLY 27, 1914. THE. OMAHA DAILY BEE FOUNDED BY EDWARD RQ8EWATER. VICTOR IIOSEWATEH. EDITOR. The Deo Publishing Company, Proprietor. uy mJi ptr ye ar. ......MM 4.00 Bveptng and Sunday 0c 6- Evening without Sunday Ko. M Sunday Bee only c 2.0) 8nd notice of change of address or complaints of Irregularity In delivery to Omaha Dee, Circulation Department. SUBSCRIPTION. By earner v per month. jjally and Sunday We.... Dally without Sunday....' Co.... Only two- Experts and Government. When a private Individual or business In stitution employs an expert to dlagnoso unsat isfactory conditions and proscrlbo tho remedy, at lenst an effort 1b mado to carry out tho ex pert's recommendations. Export advice In mat- BEB Bl'lLDlNO. FARNAM AND SEVENTEENTH. tcrB pert0nnB to tbo public buslnesa or to poll Entered at Omaha postofflee as second-class matter, cles of tho government, on tho other hand, seem I . , I l. 1 rr l. T) 1 1 ... n .. A nr. to carry mucn ies woigm.. mu ivuunu Gazetto cites tho fact that wo havo time and again called In experts on questions of largo moment to tho country only to Ignoro their find ings, as for oxamplo, tho special commission on railway's securities, tho Joint congressional committee to adjust railway mall pay, the monetary commission to formulato a banking law, nnd tho selection by tho president of ex perts to direct tho now rcscrvo bank. "In this country," wo aro toJd, "tho fact that a man Is a recognized expert on any subjoct is sufficient to mako tho typical politician and bureaucrat regard him with suspicion, and accept with re lnctanco or entirely reject his vlows." Not con tent with this mild rcforenco It continues: Tho United States Is tho worst governed civilized country on earth. Its clt. state nnd national legis lature! and administrations aro wasteful. Inefficient and otlm corrupt. Tho chef cause of tho wasto and Inofflclency Is tho habitual Ignoring of the expert by the polltlcan nnd bureaucrat. Whether or not tho oxport holds tno Kep to' tho situation, this Is indeed a sovoro lndict mont that challenges attention. Whon every business Is being systematized to moot require ments of economy nnd offlclency, tho continual neglect or- Indlfferenco to tho business of gov ernment by those who have most at stake and foot tho bulk of tho bills cannot holp but lead to wasto, extravagance and Inefficiency. Wrong, Brother Sutherland. We have had tho pleasure of an Intimate acquaintance with Mr. Howell alnco 1898, when he was serving an engineer on the Stato Board of Irri gation; later he resigned that position to accept the office ot clly. engineer of Omaha. Teknmah Herald. No, Brother Sutherland, you aro mistaken for ho did nothing of tho kind. Ho did not re sign from tho state payroll to take a placo on the Omaha city payroll. On tho contrary, ho accepted tho city salary, and hold on to tho stato salary, too, rollngulshlng tho latter only whon ho could no longer got away with both. For approximately three months ho drew a double stlppnd.ono (frpm ther treasury of tho state, and tho other" from the treasury of tho city, cheat ing one, or both, of -'his omployors. Brother Howell, wo Imagine will not thank you for re calling this characteristic lncldont, which ho thought had been forgotton. REMITTANCE. Remit bv draft, express or postal order. nt iinmni rereiveil In mrmRit of small ac counts. Personal checks, except on Omaha and eastern exchange, not accepted. OFFICES. Omaha Tho Bee Building. Southr Omaha 2318 N street. Council Bluffs 14 North Mnln street Lincoln-; Little Building. Chicago 901 Hearst Building. New York Room 1IW. 2S6 Fifth avenue. Bt Louis-R03 New Hank of Commerce. Washington 725 Fourteenth St., N. W. CORRESPONDENCE. Address communications relating to, news and edi torial matter to Omaha Bee, Editorial Department. JUNE CIRCULATION. 52,662 State of Nebraska. County of Douglas, is. Dwlght Williams, circulation manager of The Bee Publishing company, being duly sworn, says that the average dally circulation for the month of June, 1914. was S2.M1 DWIOHT WILLIAMS, Circulation Manager. Subscribed In my presence and sworn to before me this 7th day of July, 1914. ROBERT HUNTER, Notary rubllc Subscribers leaving tbo city temporarily should havo The lice mailed to them. Ad dress will be changed ns often as requested. No rest fo rtho dogs of war even during the "dog days.' Tho Biblo continues to be the ono pormanent "best seller." The answer that never came that reply to Detective Pickard's challenge. Old King Corn bares his teeth and exclaims, "Deo-llghted, Mr. Weatherman." Undo Bam has uncovered a good many pork barrel rivers of doubt for himself. Time to get out tho atlas and post up on the map of southeastern Europe. Remember how purchase by tho city was to take our wator works completely out of politics? Mr. Bonaparte says Just two things all "Tho New Freedom," It Is noithet "new" nor "freedom." "Put your creed Into your deed," said Em erson. Only such use of a creed makes It worth having. "Well, if Mmo. Calllaux comes clear she has the great American vaudeville stage at her very feet. The sign ot the bull moose convention: "Strictly hand-picked delegates and rubber stamped resolutions." Tho refreshing nows that old Doc. Cook means to .keep up the fight adds a llttlo breoze to the sultriness of the hour. President Wilson ought to appreciate tho extreme kindness of Senator Hitchcock In per mitting Nebraska democrats to endorse his ad ministration. . . "An Immigrant boy who has been In New York only a year, now speaks six languages," says the Boston Transcript. He might havo spoken them all before he went to New York. Carrying It Altogether Too Far. For Nobraska, and regardloss of partisan ship, The Beo enters firm protest against tho palablo Injustice sought to bo porpetratod by tho World's Work In excluding our most dis tinguished fellow citizen from first magnitude rank as a statesmon. "The two most Interest ing subjects In politics are Mr. Wilson and Mr. RoosovoR," declares the World's Work. It re fers to thorn as "tho two strongest characters In political llfo," and again says that asldo from these two dominant figures the political world Is unusually devoid ot strong personality." To bo sure, It mentions Mr. Bryan In passing, but It mentions Mr. Underwood and Senator Borah ahead of him, and sidetracks him merely as a subordinate In the Wilson administration. Fin ally, as If to make a bad matter worse, It con eludes that "excepting Mr. Wilson and Mr. Roosevelt, our politics is not now filled with many commanding figures." So wo reiterate our protest that this Is carrying It altogether too far, for so long as Mr. Bryan romalns a factor In our politics thero can be no two "dominant" or "commanding" figures unless ho Is ono of them. Tho only con cession we would even consont to consider would bo to enlarge tho du-umvirate and make It a trl-umvlrato. Whero Is that old-fashioned country-town youth, who used to invest his weekly savings in a livery rig to take his best girl for ia Sunday afternoon drive? Is that be whizzing down the road in that seven-passenger touring car? One must close his eyes' with a shudder to think ot what Is In store for the vonerable Dr. McKelway, editor of the esteemed Brooklyn Eagle, who, dlsusslng the political status of Colonel Roosevelt, refers to him an "a reced ing reminiscence." In referring to our far-famed democratic United States senator tho Now York Times says, "Mr. Hitchcock entortalns the samo affection for Mr. Bryan that the dovll does for holy wator." Oh no! Tho sting of Ingratitude does not reach quite that far. A former sheriff of Lancaster county says he would feel like a "thief" If he tried to grab fees In addition to the salary which he agreed to serve the public for. Wonder how our re form Sheriff McShano feels about It and how our other distinguished foe-grabbing reformer, District Court Clerk Robert Smith, feels? tonHLto rnoM ace fiLkj Tho Evansvlllea staid over for an extra Sunday Same, which was pronounced as fine an exhibition of ball playing as ever witnessed, Evansvllle won out by a score of 1 to 0. Rumor has It that A. E. Toutalln la 10 be offered the presidency ot tho Mexican Central. Dr. Coffroan and family havo returned from Cali fornia, where they had been three months. The doc tor, who has had serious thoughts of moving to Call. fornla, has abandoned the Idea. General Passenger Agent EUstls and wife, and the Misses Carrie Millard and Rena Ross, are starting oa a special car trip to the Pacific coast. Tbo German theater company put on "Tho Nihil ists" and "The Galatea" to the delight of the Ger- mans who attend regularly. to. w Auivnui uw unaer vo return an order book lost between tho corral and 8t Mary's avenue. Thomas Yates, Hll Harney, will employ eight teams to haul brick at 4 a day. County Superintendent B runner has volunteered to teach the Institute of Colfax county. S. J. Mills of Clinton, Is., with his wife and daugh Ur, stopped over on his way from Salt Lake City to spend the day with his brother. Pave muis. "Coal reduced." Is the announcement ot the Whlte- brfcast Fuel company, which offers Wtiiwbrnast coal Brief contributions on timely ' topics larlUd. TJis Bee assumes no responsibility for opinions correspondents. All letters sub ject to condensation by editor. Tlinnka for Kind Service It r nilrrnl. OMAHA. July 24 To the Editor of The Bee: 1 wish to thank you all for tho kindness you all did for mo since the death of Mr. Peters. Sincerely, MRS. ROSE PETERS, Forty-first and Pratt. Cool M'ntrr for Hot Dotes. PALO ALTO. Cal., July 2f..-To tho Edi tor of The Bet: Doge that have free access to water arc able to stand hot weather as well as people are. But thoy need water even oftcner than people do because they perspire from their tongues Instead of from nil over thplr skins. All animals need water where they can drinlt often In summer, Instead of once or twice a dny at their owner's convenience. AMERICAN HUMANE EDUCATION! SOCIETY. Voten for Wnmrii nnd Prohibition. EMERRON, In,, July 25. To the Editor of Tho Bee: The association opposed to woman's fiuffrago says, "We are told that about a month after women were glvon tho ballot In California, Ios Angeles voted, on local option and the measure was defeated 2 to 1." Reliable people of Ioa Angeles nay that young women wearing tho whlto ribbon were hired to stand near the polls and hand out tho wrong ballot to these new voters. Tho women wero caught napping, hut tho lesson on vigilance will not be lost Aro you sure that tho women of Colo rado Springs wero given a square, deal 7 Thero are TO.ono more mnlo voters tjian fomalo voters In Colorado, so don't expect the women to perform miracles. Under women suffrage Colorado ob tained good laws In less than ten years, which It had taken malo suffrage states forty years to obtain. All honor to tho loyal temperance) men ot every state who have caught tho vision of r saloonless nation and are working toward that end. I havo been In a number of male euffrago state when somo of Its territory went dry nnd I know how tirelessly tho women worked to help force the Issue; you cannot blame them because they did not help by .their votes. The rank and file of women were or ganized and working for temperance long before they fully realized the ImporUnoo of organizing for suffrage. MRS. J. F. SHIPMAN. Some Verses with n History. t h uvMtnr of The Ree: I beg leave fn nnr In vmir tnterenttnir columns to the enclosed verses, from the pen of Josenhlne Pollard. There's quite a his tory connected with these verses, and also of the publication of them. Robert L. Wheeler. Pastor 1st Presbyterian Church. WHO PRAYED LAST NIGHT? rni. aftoi- Anv the Stln shone OUt Till the earth wos choking with dust nrtri rirnllirht. And millions of blossoms on hill and plain Were almost dead for tho want of rain. All through the meadows the heads of wheat ... nr,t intii with the lonir continued neat. And tho farmer murmured "no crop of grain . .. . Shall I harvest this year it It doesn t rain. The clouds hung heavy In hearts that knAW How much depended on rain and dew, Meat From Australia, Regular Shipments From Antipodes to American Markets Established. About Women fsmlle back at them, but I hope my little girl does not behave line mat. Small Daughter No, Indeed, mamma; I always put out mytongue at 'em.' Boa) ton Transcript. Imperious Dame Fashion. Tho barons of business, those Imperial po tentates, who mako and collect for the stylos of clothing woman must wear, have decreed that tho season shall begin with a short coat and end with a long ono. If It woro the other way around, of course, many women could savo tho prlco of a coat and yet meet the exacting de mands of tho fashions. They could buy the long coat, wear' It until time to put on the short ono and thon simply out It down to suit the length. But you never catch tho stylo kings asleep at the switch like that. There Is always mothod In their madness, tho kind ot mothod that passes current at the banks. "Why do the womon submit to tho Imposi tion?" demands the virtuous Doston Transcript. Because they are women. No woman who es says to keep up with tho styles would think ot defying one. Sho might be over so much of a treo-spoken, solf-tassortlvo, strong-wlllod oman, but when It comes to tho edicts of their ono Im perious sovereign, Dame Fashion- Sho meekly bows her head and passes under the rod. And tears wero plenty as tlmo went oy; But clouds ana tears wero noi in i sky. nr Wlllv noticed the frown that lay On his father's forehead from day to am ?nntwl to banish with loving art The fears that troubled the farmer heart. "Mama do you think that God would hADf If I prayed for rain?" "Why of course mv Hear. Was the mother's earnest nnd prompt rnlv. "Well then" said Willy "I mean to try." At hrt time Willy o'ercome with play rrnmnt the nraver thut he meant to say; But tho angels watching nls slumbers m t n n rvl The thoughts that quivered within his breast. Next morn alt over the thirsty plain w heard the steady drop of rain. And Wlllv o'erjoyed at the welcome sight, lent Exclaimed "Why mama who prayed last nlght7" A Job for Croker. Dick Croker must bo getting ambitious In his old ago. Ho threatens to come back and clean out Tammany and depose Murphy. In fact, according to advance notices, he would make a complete expose to the world of the in ner workings of the "hall" and a clean sweep ot the present sachem and all his satraps. If anyone can do this work, surely it Is Croker, for he ought to know Tammany from A to Z, and he ought to know Murphy, too. He ruled one and trained tho other. But that Is about as far as the Amorlcan people would care to go' with Sir Richard. If he has any notion of remaining after the Job is done, then ho might as well npt come In the first place. "I can sp-y without sucessful contradiction that the majority of the directors of the Harves ter Trust voted either for Wilson or for Tatt," says Medlll McCormlck, who has shouldered the burden of the bull mooso In Illinois, But the word ot the big bull moose still goes that "Per kins was the most valuable member ot the party In 1912." And Perkins is still a loading light on the Harvester board. Editorial Viewpoint Well, isn't that lovely! We refer to the announcement by our local democratic contem porary about Governor Morehead designating the newspapers to print the constitutional 'amendments, and thus distributing $17,000 "where It will be appreciated," the said local democratic contemporary being the recipient for this county. Now watch the display ot appreciation. Washington Post: But what's tho good of getting Huerta off the map and put ting Bill Sulser on again? Washington Post; It requires no small amount of Ingenuity for a man to hide behind his wife's Fktrts these days. Baltimore American: Thero soems to bo a slight doubt as to whether tho resig nation of Huerta was due to sober thought. Houston Post! Some of thoee New York republicans who want to succeed Root In the senate must be fond of hiding In a giant's shoes. Wall Street Journal: Speaking of hope less nnd ultimate minorities, there Is the congressman who refused four days pay because he was absent Louisville Courier-Journal: America Is supporting and exporting more auto mobiles than over before. No evidence of hard times In tho automobile statistics. Philadelphia Inquirer: The question every unemployed man ought to put to himself at the next election Is, "Shall I vote for continued psychology or a new Job?" Philadelphia Ledger: After Huerta, what? Well, an ambassador from the United States for one thing, and there aro several Nebraskans willing to take the Job. Washington Star: Even the distin guished example of the president of the United States could not tempt Mr. War burg to step forward and address con gress In person. Philadelphia Press: The president seems to be discovering that If buMnesa Isn't given some chance there won't be any second term and the probability Is there won't be any way. Baltimore American: The emperor of Germany Is meeting with annoyance In his atrenous son and heir, but be can hardly complain, as the latter. Is simply repeating family history. New York World; The sale of Rock Island stock at 11 a share shows how thoroughly a great railroad can be looted when competent intelligence and entire absence ot moral scruples are derated to the task. JTtw Tork Journal of Commerce. Tho arrival from Australia of the steamship Nor folk, a vessel of 5.631 gross tonnage, having Its five holds Insulated for the conveyance of refrigerated meat, emphasizes the fact that the movement lmthe Importation of foreign meat has com to continue. The Norfolk brought up from tho Antipodes between 3,000 and 4,000 tons of froien beef, mutton and lamb, and after discharging a portion at Boston camo Into port In New York City. This week Its master. Cap tain Hughes, will be discharging the meat, which makes up about half tho srlp's cargo, nt Nprton, Lilly & Co's. South Brooklyn pier, and will be ready for roturnlng direct to New Zealand and Australia. The meat has made a much much needed return cargo for vessels trading between New York and Austral sla. The first ventures made since the reduction In tho tariff on meat under the new law of last year havo 'been found sufficiently encouraging by the steamship owjiern nnd agents to put the service be yond the experimental stage, and monthly sailings are now scheduler right along, with a possibility that some seventeen ships of this special class of meat carriers well accustomed to the meat carrying trade from Australia to GTeat Britain will be used In the direct Australasian-North Atlantic American trade Instead of tho twolve now available, so as to give a threo weekly service. Third of Ile.nnlnr Direct Line. The orfolk I tho third of the ships of the Federal and Shlro line fleet to bo so employed. The Banff shire, tho first of this lino's meat ships, reached Bos ton May 18 and New York City May 24. It was fol lowed by tho Roscommon, which arrived here Juno 16. The Norfolk left Brisbane, Queensland, April 27, and called at Sydney, Queensland, Waltara, a small port where thero In a meat packing plant, and Lyttelton (New Zealand) and then coming by the Cape Horn route put in at Montevldo, where It received a con signment orf Uruguayan meat, consisting of 1,632 quarters of beef. Three other steamers ore loading on their way, neamely, tho Kent, the Sussex and the Hororata. niac nntl Little Shlpmra TU-nresentetl. Neariy all tho meat Importing houses of tho United States aro represented In these shipments. The larger quantities go to tho great packing houses of Armour and Swift, whllo Cooke & Co. take 5,999 quarters of beef and Thomas Borthurk & Sons several hundreds of carcases of sheep. Besides the frozen fore and hind quarters of beef and carcases of mutton and lamb the, cargo Included 1,000 cars of preserved meats and bags and packages of bones and other products of the cattle raising Industry. Among the miscellane ous cargo brought by tho Norfolk was a large ship ment of copper. The meat ships, It Is said, while the trade is developing, will complete their cargo with kauri gum, hemp and wool, much of which previously reached American ports only Indirectly, the exception being about four ships which arrived at Boston In the wool season. It Is likely that the Australasian-North Atlantto direct service will become definitely established llko the corresponding service to tho North Pacific coast ports from Australasia, so that each side will have a flourishing meat Import trade. There Is said to be no monopoly In the business, though the preat Chicago packing concerns, foreseeing the development several years ago and the Impending shortage of beef produc tion In tho United States, provided against the con tingency by Investing largely In cattle ranches and slaughtering and packing establishments along the River Plate, In Uruguay, and later In Australia, par ticularly tho northern territory, and In New Zealand, As common carriers, the line Is prepared to accom modate Independent and all shippers. Australian Ment Ports. The Australasian ports In geographical order at which meat Is shipped are as follows: Beef Cairns. Townsvllle, Bowen, Gladstone, Broadmount and Bris bane. Mutton, Lamb Newcastle. Veal, Beef Sy. ney, Melbourne, Bluff, Oamaru, Tlmaru, Lyttelton, PIcton, Wellington, Wanganul, Wautara, Napier and Glsborne. It Is expected that the opening of the Panama canal will accelerato the passage by ten to fifteen days. Thero Is no difficulty In obtaining this cargo, and the offer of space has been freely taken by the Aus tralian shippers, who are looking to finding ultimately an Immense market In the United States. That the bulk of the meat brought from Australia Is frozen and not chilled, It Is stated, Is due to the distance. The time taken In tho case of the Norfolk from Brisbane to Now York with tho Intermediate ports ot call being eighty-three days, and the greater amount that can bo carried of frozen meat as compared with the chilled meat, the carcases of which require to be hung without coming Into contact with each other, so that there Is a greater chance of profit on the trans portation risk. Chilled meat, again, must be mar keted Immedately to prevent deterioration, but there seems no reason why ships properly equipped should not find the conveyance remunerative and that the demand for consumption In the United States should not give an outlet for tho supply on the basis of reasonable ocean freight rates. It may be added that strict orders have been re cently Issued and are being enforced on the South Brooklyn piers at the Instance of the United States Department of Agriculture through the tocal office of the bureau of animal Industry that all persons en gaged In the unloading of Imported fresh meats from vessels, cars, etc., and the handling and lugging of the meat on docks, piers, wharves, etc., must wear clean outer clothing of material which Is readily cleansed and made sanitary. The inspectors are to refuse to Inspect any product In connection with the handling of which there Is a failure or refusal to com ply with these requirements. Nora Bayes, tho well-known singing comedienne, has been told by physicians at Klsslngen she cannot live longer thaa six months. Mrs. Lucille F. Haines of Camden, N. J., totally blind for ten years, regained her full sight during an electrical storm. After three days In Blackwell's Island, Dr. Katherlne B. Davis succeeded In cow Irg 1,400 male convicts. Mrs. Pankhurst Isn't so much, after all! In order to carry out her husband's plans for the new Germanic museum at Harvard, Mrs. Adolphus' Busch of St Louis has offered $56,000 to the Institution.1 A princess can be the life of tho party and the most wlnsomo smller In the world when sho Is out In company. But you should get n peek nt her map when her mother nfks her to help wash the dishes. It Is announced that Julie Opp, who In prlvato life Is Mrs. William Faversham, has entirely recovered from her recent Illness, and. that she and Mr. Faversham are shortly to return to this country to! make extensive plans for the coming sea son. Mrs. Barbara Maykel, a native of Syria, who camo to this country twenty-five years ago, died at Worcester, Mass., aged 105 years. Death was caused by old age Tho end came suddenly. Her grandson with whom she lived, says he never knew her to be 111. Mrs. William Waldorf Astor of London, formerly Mrs. Robort O. Shaw of Bos ton, and before that Miss Nannie Lang- homo of "Mlrador," Albermarle, Va., has bought land adjoining the estate of her slstor, Mrs. rteglnald Brooks, In Albe marle. Mrs. Astor's purpose, It Is said In the county, is to build herself a home on tho property. ood at golf? le's very profane. Ho Is your unole She Mercy, no! Boston Globe. "Father, this gallant young man res cued me from drowning" "So? He ain't quite so good looking as the chap who saved you last summer, Is he?" Detroit Free Press. Margaret How does your friend Mrs. Brown stand on the suffrage question? Anna She's doing picket duty. Morgarct-Dolng picket duty what, fc suffrago? Anna Oh, no; she's on the fsnoo. Congregatlcnalist. EXPIRATION. i. A summer wood, ' A vagrant breezo, A writing tnblet On my knees; A rhythmic swaying Of the boughs. An anxious knitting Of my brows; A hundred things With meaning fraught. Yet not one single thought II. J FRIVOLOUS FANCIES. "I havo dyspepsia, but you never heard mo growl about It " Never growl about It? Well, then. you haven't got It. Philadelphia Bul letin "By tho way," said Mrs. De Stylo. YC87 "Do you know of any Poor persons who would -cre for a discarded lorg nette?" Punch. "What Is 'innate wisdom' ?" "It's knowing all the little meannesses of your neighbor before tho town gos- MP or a real estate deal put you wise." Judge, "I evess It Is nothlne more thnn nn Idle rumor." 'Idle? I smarm not. It Is the busiest old rumor that ever happened." Brook lyn E&gle. "This scenery len't what It wan." ram. plained the artist. i can t see no airrerencc, declarod tho old farmer. "What do vou miss?" 'I'm Iookine for a cloud like the on T painted last year.' Seattle Post-Intel-llgencer. Mother Sometimes there are rude bovs In Sunday school who giggle and smile at little girls, and sometimes little girls A seat of rock. A rug of moss, A celling where Green branches toss: A bird voice calls From some far nook. A leaf spins downward To the brook, A crarkllng noise, A cowt I flee The beast Is headed straight for me. III. My seat of rock. My celling green Has Just been changed There's a fence between; And on that rock Whence I did scud There stands the cow And chews her cud: With placid eye She looks me o'er, A standing where i I sat before, And Pfms to say ! " Oh you high brow " '' I wonder who's U ' The poet now. Omaha. BAYOLL NEJ- TREL&. THEODORE ROOSEVELT describes his journey Through the Highland WudernessofW estem Brazil ("the country of the vampire bats") in the August SCRIBNER FICTION NUMBER i MANY &, LUSTRATIONS, ALL It (W (-STANDS Overfeeding Twice Told Tales KlnK nn thr Job. Baltimore American. rv, 'm-elessness gets In his work every Sunday. No Further Doubt. When my wife and I were on our honeymoon we were advised to visit a certain ruined castle, the cus todian of which was a relative of the noble owner. Having viewea xno glorious oia pue, i was at a loss how and In what way to offer a gratuity, bear ing In mind the "blue blood" of our guide. The fol lowing conversation took place: "We thank you for your courtesy, and would bo glad to give a small sum to any cause it you have a box for that purpose." "Sir," was the reply, "we have such a box," "Then may I see It?" I asked. "Sir" with a pleasant smile and a bow "I am the box." Strand Mtgaxlne. Conimrrrlnl Nrrraalty. In a certain town were two brothers engaged in the retail coal business. A noted evangelist visited the town and converted the elder brother of the firm. For weeks nfter his conversion the brother who had lately "got religion" endeavored to persuade the other to Join the church. One day he asked: "Why can't you Join the church as I did?" "It's all right for you to be a member of the church." replied Richard, "but If I Join who's going to weigh the coal?" Hibernian Wit. An Irish farmer was asked If he used any of tha commercial fertilisers on his land. "No, sorr," ha replied. "To my notton there's nothing like tho old barnyard kind." "Nonsense, man." said the other, "ths time la com ing when a man can carry' the fertiliser for an acre ot land In one of his waistcoat pockets." "Maybe he will, sorr," returned Pat "An" he'll be able to carry the crop In the other pocket, I'm thlnkln' "Boston Transcript Practically the onty com plaint we get about Polar ine is from the man who regularly feeds his car twice too much of it. When we point this out, his troubles disappear, and he learns something about lubrication and about blapine f We have never yet found a car that Polarine couldn't lubricate perfectly. ' For the new car to keep it new, and for the well-car ed-for car to keep it right, Polarine is the ideal lubricant Polarine is stable at high tempera tures and feeds freely down to zero. It is clean, uniform in quality, and absolutely free from carbon. If it doesn't' give good results, you're not getting genuine Polarina Send us a sample and let us ana lyse it Standard Oil Company MKBRABKA) at .' a ton.