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made Irom grapes
Royal Baking Powder conveys to food the most healthful of fruit
properties And renders it superior in flavor and wholesomeness.
must be aided in finding work suitable ; and courage arc essential (ualificationa '
to his age. An easy, quick methoil of for public o: ice. The individual who
earning money is likely to demoralize , submits himself as n candidate for a !
him, rendering him dissatisfied with a 1 public oTice should posses these q'lalifi
reasonablc reward for what he does, j cations, and should be known to be a j
Boys living in town and city are re-1 man of high aims and noble purpose to
ported to be earning small sums in vari- i entitle to him the support of any intelli-
ous ways, both within and outside of gent voter. If an individual is not so!
the home; as,, sawing wood, tending qualified, he should not be elected to!
i gardens and furnaces, taking care of any official position, whether it bj
j live stock and oflices, cleaning windows, ; municipal, county, state or national.
selling milk, papers, novelties, and i When you support a man for any oflice,
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working on farms during vacatien. Let
the work be difficult while it lasts, but
avoid placing the boy to work in the
midst of evil influences.
It is, of course, easy to find work for
the country boy, but many fanneis fail
to give their sons an opportunity to re
ceive a money reward for a part of
Entcrwl at tin- Mjsto!!ioi' at l'liittiMiutli, Cu.-h
County. Noliru-kn. us gcrond-rlaMt mail mutt r.
OKKIC1A1, l'AI'Kli (IK CAS-! ( 01 Yi Y
A. L. TIDl I Kditor.
K. 0. WATTKRS Manager j
BATES OK SUBSXtllPTION
OtM Year In Advance Jl.M)
Ii Months 75 1
I'lattsinouth No. 85 Nebraska No. 85
TEACHING THE BOY TO SAVE.
(Ily William A. MchVcver, in I'eurHun'ii Magazine)
There is no good reason w hy any or
dinary boy should not be taught to
work and save and finally to haveaithis: stnrt t,1L" W hy Kiviiiff him a j
small bank account of his own, pro-1 fima" ',l"t of K10Uni1 tn tend, either in
videdhe be given reasonable instruc- tho ,ieU or the Kar.len; or give him in
exchange for some service a (h)mestic i
who, in his private life has not demon
strated that he posseses such qualifica
tions, simply because ho belongs to
"my party," then just that far you
have betrayed your country and have
lowered your citizenship. Just that
far you have sanctioned and lent your
assistance to lower tho standard of
your own municipality, your county or
what they do. The ordinary growing
boy should not be required to be wholly ! your State.
self-supporting, even on the farm. The -
best rule reported to us is in substance ' I,,-s-SIM's: ' mental indigestion
Tiikkk are many slips after the cup '
leaves the lips. !
TO YOUNG MEN.
Young men arc you in earnest?
Would you do something, if you had
the means to do it? Then, let me ask
you one or two more questions. Have
you a sound physical body, and good
health? Have you a reasonable amount
of good, hard common sense? Have
you a strong and determined will? Have
you sincere honesty of durpose and
great courage? Have you an indomit
able stiek-toitive quality? If you have
these essential qualifications then your
capital stock is ample for any enter
prise. Young man did it ever occur to you
that those who have blazed the path of
progress, or filed open the prison-doors
if ignorance, brutality, and prejudice,
have been either very poor or at best
men whom society and the world at
large regard as very inconsequential.
Young men who leave a trail of glory
behind them are not the rich, not the
powerful, and not the recognized potent
factors of their day, but they are one
and all moral heroes.
Seventy-eiht years ago a young
man, with a limited education and but
little means started a small paper in
Boston. He placed at the top of this
paper these striking words: "I am in
earnest, I will not equivocate; 1 will
not retract a single word; and I will be
heard." The seed sowed by this young
man took root in the conscience of the
North, and from that seed came the
tion in regard to the mutter.
The criminal is nearly always a spend
thrift. The published records of courts
and prisons show that the majority of
the men and boys found guilty of
crimes and misdemeanors have gone as
tray as the result of an effort to obtain
money or its direct equivalent by some
unlawful means. Theft, forgery, rob
bery, and the like, are the most fa
miliar terms in the catalogue of crime.
The whole fabric of our moral life is
thoroughly interwoven with our ideas
about money and its purposes and uses;
antl yet we are doing little or nothing
of a systematic character, either in
school or out, to instruct growing chil
dren in reference to this very important
matter. It is a very common thing in
cities and villages to see boys ranging
in age from five to thirteen making a
be-line for the confectionery stores
with a nickel or dime just begged from
a parent. This carelessness
Woriiy is interest
before it fall due.
paid on trouble i
animal, such as a pig or a calf.
Al ter he has been taught to work j !
and to earn money honestly, then it is i Fate is a name many give to their 1
all-important that the boy be instructed ; laziness or carelessness.
carefully in the
matter of saving.
Many can earn, but few can save. The
evidence goes to show that a bank or
trust company, usually local, furnishes
the most common and satisfactory
means of saving. The relation of these
institutions to the boy depositor is al
most alwas one of helpfulness and en
couragement. It matters not how little
the lad may be earning, so that he
saves a portion of it. Give him a toy
Everything within reach comes to
those who help themselves.
The most comforting thing in the !
hour of trial is an acquittal. 1
Every man does not have his price, ;
some give themselves away.
Some say he is married; and some'
sav he is not. Some sav thev ro imir-
bank at fi,-st, and as soon as he has ac-1 , , . ,
ned; and some say they are not. Every-'
cumulated a half-dollar or more have , . ., ..
j body says, that, if they are not mar
it placed to his credit in a bank of de- - , , ., ,
' ned, they ought to be.
posit. .Develop his interest in the mat-
ter by talking to him ami by taking ,.WlT losM its ro,p,Tt with thc
him to the bank with you, where hej w,Mn fW?n in comfl5,tiy wilh n.,allco. an(,
may see the papers made out. Try to j t() flt the t ,,h , t .
.'38 is allowed ,k,vdt i: the young fmancier's mind tllorn in another., i: lo i,,
AAA'Ai. AATiV.' l.T.,.T, V.
FARAMOUNT KNITTING CO
Just received a case
of this popular Hose.
We guarantee them to
wear better than any
hose you ever bought
at any price only j
per pair 13L
A fine ribbes Hose at
the same price
The popular Ox-Blood
.Hose in ladies' and
.Just unpacked our
new Sun Bonnets. Chil
dren's Misses and
trimmed, 15c, 25c.
We have a full line of Carpet Warp for
those that want to make a rag carpet this spring.
We only sell the best grade, Plattsmouth Pil
lows, Nebraska Pillows. We will have on dis
play several of these pillows already worked
and finished. You will be surprised as we
have never seen anything as nice. Each 3 vt
And G vo c o ri c s .
to go on 'till about the adolescent period j some "asonaUc purpo,e for which this a priniipn, in th, nii,(.hk.tV'
is reached, when sudder.ly the parent
becomes imbued with tho idea that it is
time to have the lad earn some money
of his own. In the typical case an ef
fort is made to force the latter to such
a conclusion, but the easy-going free
spending habit is now very persistent,
and in a short time the father may be
seen responding to the boy's financial
needs in the same old way. "This habit
of getting something for nothing, so
thoroughly formed in early life," says
the head of a great mercantile estab
lishment, "is responsible for the specu
lative tendency so common among
young men today."
It is not enough to tell the boy what
he ought to do. It is at first necessary
to find reasonable tasks for him and
then hold him to his duty till he ac
quires something of a habit and a fond
ness for work. And then it is not so
much a question of amount earned as it
t . i i 'ii. ii
fruit-the Emancipation Proclamation I ' ono OI "r'"Uin Uie Iau W11" ine
that feed 4,0(iil,(i,)0 slaves. t,f imbslry and f ru,llity- A ,iltU' a3
Yimni mm !.. : i.....:...' tm Ct-',,ts u actually earned may
- tumijr i.i i i iwk. rv 1 1
at your door at early dawn each day
be a sutliicient beginning for a seven-
.M l c .1 .-a l:.r, A..l. .U..A.
.r...it .., u , ,. - year-o 'i. eicci some i ia e i;isr unit
great enough to renounce self for
Jinmnnit.-. if i ., . . .1 will be useful as a personal habit or
humanity; if you love justice more than 1 1
ease, glory, or fame; if you become so lhat " hd',ful t0 SOmC ne c,se' m,d
overmastered by the liuht of love that i Sl'e that he l,orform3 il reKul;irIy and
you live the Golden Kule, vou will leave' pU"CtUa"y' A" "00n ""C de8irab,C
a splendid influence of imprint on your j habit U HC(,uilvd shift lhe rcwarJ tH
own time, you will live in the love of another- Thcn thvre nrc alVayS nVail"
the ages, and you will leave behind a ! aWc such ,,racti:rtl aa runninK
money is being saved, and lead him bv
degrees so have fond anticipations of
its final use. When practicable have
thc boy's savings deposited in an insti
tution that allows interest on such ac
counts, explaining to him just how
money grows when bearing interest.
Some banking institutions will olTer as
an investment small interest-bearing
securities, sometimes netting the pur
chaser as high as live per cent or more.
Explain to your children the source
of your own income (if you are not
ashamed of it) and the fact that there
is a limit to the ordinary bank account.
Many children believe that you simply
have to go to the bank and ask for it in
order to obtain money. Talk over oc
casionally with the boy the family ex
pense account, especially that relating
to him.self, with now and then an ex
pression of the pleasure you take in
nlanninir and workintr and snondinir for
him so long as he is worthy of it. Take i
him with you on your shoppirg errands j
job printing call at this
Did Papers For Sale at This Office
a trailing path of glory.
Are you in earnest? Have you good
health, common 'sense, and moral
courage'' Then you can succeed in any
; errands, carrying in kindling, and doing
other light chores. Heavier duties are
to be assigned with the advancement
of age; but "let the beginning of this
important instruction date from the
i time the lad is old enough to count
THE Nkws-Hekai.i is a believer in ; money," says a father. If theordi
deceney, and therefore it is an advo-! nary father will show the same interest
rate of decency. It has always been a ' in training tris son in these practical
booster for Plattsmouth and Cass ! subjects that he does in training his
county. It advocates those things ; carriage horse to drive or in preparing
which are for the substantial develop-, his live stock or merchandise stork for
ir.cnt of this city. The Xkwh-Hiorai.d i the market, then the boy will grow sur
plant is paid for. There is not a dollar j prisingly in grace and morals and
of debt against it. It is the best news-1 thrift.
paper plant in this city that is paid for. j As the boy grows toward maturity be
once in a while Knd give him gome prac-!
tical lessons in spending judiciously, j
Thus he will gradually grow reasonable '
and sympathetic in regard to the family
budget, and amply considerate of the
way in which his own money should be J
used. The aim of this teaching is not ;
that of qualifying the coming man to,
accumulate wealth, but it is that of de- j
veloping in the youth moral self-reli-;
ance and an otherwise efficient person-!
a'ity. The man who is careful in hus-
I: 1 . .... i i I
oanuing ms resources nas a great no- j f
vantage over his financially incompetent
neighbor in such matters as 'true kind
ness, rational generosity, and high
A TRUE FUNCTION OF
Among the true functions of govern
ment are the securing of justice to all
people, the diffusion of useful know
ledge, the promotion so far as possible
A A. A A
"And only tho Master shall praise us, and only
the Master shall blame;
And no one shall work for money, and no one
shall work for fame;
But each for the joy of working, and each in his
Shall draw the tiling as he sees it, for the Cod
of things as they are." -Kn'LiN;.
the well-being and hajipincss of every j
.,;t;., .,.i ...i ..:.. A
i im-i. ii) unit Liiv iiLiriiu; tint) ni.lliuc-
nance of self-respecting manhood. This
last object is of far greater importance
in a republic than in any other form of
government; for upon the intelligence
and moral rectitute of the
pend the healthy progress and the
stability of the State. The individual
should be encouraged in every legiti
mate and rightful aspiration. His high
aims and noble purposes should be
given the fullest opportunity for de
velopment. As these are developed so
the citizen becomes a benefactor to thc
State. Sobriety, honesty, capability
Queen Quality Shoes Oxfords
For fifteen years we have sold the Queen Quality
footwear and must say that no class of merchandise we
turn out gives such universal satisfaction as the Queen
Quality Shoes, Pumps and Oxfords. We extend to you
a cordial invitation to inspect the new Queen Quality
styles for this spring.
Thejustrite G-D Corset is always right. We have
them in extra long hip at
$1.00, $1.25, $1.50, $2.00 and $3.00.
Long and short hip Corsets, good style, at 50c. We
have some odds and ends in G--D Corsets which we want
to close out at half price.
Remember that when you buy Carpet Warp to ask
us for the Buffalo Brand, the best on the market in colors
Butterich Patterns were the first paper patterns
brought out and today are in advance of all others. We
sell them at 10c and 15c. None higher.
intelligence , ........ "
i? voters de-
I E.G.DOVEY4LSON 1
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