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IN THE FRONT ROW!
The State Historical Socioty Pro
iscnts Some Facts and Figures
ILLITERACY SHOWING SMALL
A Rrvord I'.rery XehriMknii Mill Ho
I'rond of, Nh.M.liiR In Detail Our Ini-
luaure ICvvourrci Mild l'omoailoun
Secretary .luy A. Uiirrctt of the 'state
historical society has Just made a coni
pllaUoa from the returns of tho last
ipiisus showing the telatlvu position
assumed by Nebrusku among the
Vales of tho union. He finds that this
ointc ranks an follows:
First: In smallness of per cent of Il
literacy, ua compared with the whole
population above ten years of am1.
Third In product from uieut-pae.klng
Fourth In pioductlon of corn, 1900;
In number of awlno on farms and
ranges, iu number of meat cattle on
farms and ranges, 11)00.
Fifth In production of outs, 1900; Iu
production of rye, H'OO.
Sixth in total number of horses on
farms nnd tnnges, 1900.
Sixth Iu number acres In farms;
In proportion of urban to total manu
factures. Klght In value of farm products per
farm, 1900; In production of wheat,
1900; In sraallnese of Illiteracy of na
tive white population, ten years of nge
or over; in number of 1'orelKnerB from
..'orwny, Sweden and Denmark; In
number of Scnndnnuvlaus iu popula
tion. Ninth In smallness of Illiteracy iu
foreign white population; In produc
tion of barley. 1901).
Tenth In value of farm products.
1900; in value of farm products pet
acre, Elou'iith In number of Slavs in pop
ulation. Twelfth In Rmnllncsr. of Illiteracy in
negro population; value of cheese, but
ter utul milk products, tD00.
Thirteenth in number of Teutons in
population; In number of Germans In
population; In valuo of farm laud, with
Improvements, livestock and imple
ments. Fifteenth in number of whites of
foreign parentage; in aiuouut of for
eign born population.
Seventeenth, in proportion of people
engaged In agricultuie.
NIntecnth iu number of Irish; In
number from Ireland; In number per
sons to u private family; in value of
farm products per acre; in pioductlon
of (lour and grist-mill pioducts; iu
amount of printing and piim.shlng.
Twentieth in number or Hiitihh; In
number of Uriilsh-Amerlcana; in num
ber from Great Drllulu.
Twenty-first iu number people from
Canada and New Founuland; In yield
of corn per acre. 19U0; iu manufacture
of agriuultiiial Implements.
Twenty-third in per cqut of nntlvo
whites of native parentage; In yield
of oats per acre. 1900; iu pioductlon of
Twenty-fourth In manufactured pro
ducts per capita; In amount of clay
products; iu amount of chemical pro
Twenty-fifth in native whiter, of nn
tlo parents, males of militia age; in
construction anil repair of cars.
Twenty-sixth iu native white mules
of native patents of voting ago; in
number native whites of nuthe pa
rents. Twenty-seventh In total population;
In vnlue of net farm products per ncio.
Tweniy-elgntn In number of sheep on
farms and ranges; iu yield of barley
per acre, 1900.
Twcntj -ninth in smallness of per
rent of imicracy of white of foreign
parentage, ten years of age and over.
Thirty-second in proportion of homes
Thirty-third In density of popula
tion; In yield of ryo per acre, 1900.
Thirty-fourth In nmount of negro
population; iu yield of bilckwheut per
acre, 1900; in proportion of carriages
and wagons. y '
Thirty-fifth 'in percentage of area
of land formed by owners.
Thirty-sixth in number wage-enrneis
in manufactures. 1900.
Tnlrty-sevcnth in number of fnrra
owners; iu minim. )f native residents.
'iiurty-nlntk in yield of wheat per
ncro. 1900; in per com of wago earn
ers to total population, 1900.
Firty-elghth state In ntuuurr of saw
('out MntMIrs of tlio Worti!
Daniel T? I'hllllps, United State con
sul at Cardiff, has forwarded to tho
state department some interesting sta
tistics relative to tho ton! industries
of the world. Figures are given fchow
ing tho production of coal In the tlvo
principal coal producing nations In
1902 as follows:
United Kingdom, 227.09S.000 tons, nn
Increase of 8.048,0009; United States,
2CS.C88.000 tons, nn increase of 6,814.
000; Germany, 107,400.000 tons, a de
crease of 1.103,000; France. 29,674.000;
000 tons; a decrease of 2,000.000; Hcl
gium. 22,769,1100 tons, nn Increase of
550,000. Tho total known production
of tho world. It Is estimated, Is now
about 700.000,000 tons.
Figure showing tho number of em
ployes In tho coal Industries In the
five, principal conl producing nations
are given as follows;
United Kingdom, 787.S00: United
Statu. 458.554; Germany. 448,000,
France. 159.957; Gelgium, 131.092.
The following figures are given to
show tho consumption of coal in 1902
In tho countries nnmed;
United States. 205,105.000; United
Kingdom. 106,098,00: Germany, 95,325.
000; France, 42.195,000.
A llllfirlr l'liiyliiiniiH Hum
Tho historic Academy of Music, tho
lorgest theatre In Ilrooklyn, wns com
pletely consumed by u fire which Is be
lieved to have been caused by an ex
plosion in lti6 building. For a time
the tlamcs threatened adjoining prop
erty and when the roof fell In part of
It struck a liquor saloon building ad
joining but fortunately no one was
hurt, although tlio saloon was de
htroyed. Tho loss was estimated at
$300,000. There was no Insurance.
The fire started In tho scenery on
the stago of tlio theatre wheio a num
ber of men were preparing for the tes
timonial dinner of State Senator Mc
Carreu. For some unknown leason tho
fire department was tardy in arriving
on the scene nnd it was fully fifteen
minutes before they had a stream on
tho building. It was then discovered
that tho water could be carried scarce
ly half way to the roof. Within halt
nn hour after tho discovery of tho tiro
the entire building was a roaring fur
nace und tlio flromon bent all their
efforts toward saving the surrounding
State Aiulllor U'cntoii Hetitltinl
Charles Weston, stale auditor of No
Inuska, watt arrested at Douglns, Wyo.,
while on his way to Mnioln and de
tained on a warrant sworn out by the
depositors iu tho bank of W. A.
Oenceko & Co. This Institution failed
last week and the depositors swore
of last week and tlio depositors swore
out. warrants for the bank olilclals. Mr.
Weston gave a bond of $25,000 for kin
appearanco and started for home. He
wns taken In custody by nu officer
The proprietor of tho bank are
charged with receiving money after
knowing thut tho ban was Insolvent.
W. A. Denecke and W. S. Bristol aro
tho other partners In the bank. The
company owned a store and this has
also been closed. Friends of Mr. Wes
ton declaro that the trouble will b
settled In a week or so.
Ferry Heath Not Afrsld
Perry Heath now has this to bay:
"Hecauso I can not be truthfully ac
cused of ever having received any re
ward, in cash, bonds, stocks, presents
or other form, while I was in tho de
partment or slnco I left it, my acts
while in the government employ seem
to bo especially disappointing to the
outhor or the Ilristow report. But slnco
much of the icport Is occupied with
the eases of men who have been tried
and acquitted, I am willing to trust
tho public to drnw Its own conclusions.
1 welcome the opportunity to publish
It In its entirely In the columns of the
Suit 1 ukc Tilbunc."
PLANS DRAWN FOR CLUBHOUSE !
FOR NEW YORK WORKINGMEN
Will of Driiil Governor Fonud
The last will and testament of tho
late Gen. F. M. Drake, ex-governor of
Iowa, watt produced by the Des" Moines
consistory of which General Drake was
a mcnibnr. Ho leaves all his property
to his children, with the exception of
$50,000, which ho bequeaths to Drake
unlveislty of Dos Moines. The will was
made In 1897, when General Diuke be
came! a member of tho consistory. Ac
cording to thu rule of the consistory,
each member must provide for his fam
ily, and General Drake went Into a
small mom and wrote his will.
.til I iinn (,'nllncn lliirneil
The main building of the Jewell
Lutheran college nt Jewell Junction,
la , was destroyed by fire. The dead
body of Hert Melang, of Itandnll, la.,
was recovered In tho ruins. A joung
man mimed Peterson, from Hed Wing,
Minn,, Is missing nnd is thought to
have perished. Sevctal students had
narrow escapes. Tho loss on tho build
iugils estimated at $25,000; insurance,
Lot of Itiirnsd lllirult In Orlennt
File in the heart of the business and
manufacturing district of Now Orleans
completely destroyed the plant of tho
National Biscuit company and dam
aged considerably a number of sur
rounding Warehouses ami other prop
erty. The plant covered a snunro and
mere was nn unusually heavy stock on
hand. Tho loss of the biEcult company
and surrounding property Is estimated
Hlg Stump for Cotton Operative.
The wages of about 32,000 cotton tex
tile operatives at Boston have been
cut. The addition brings the total
number In New linglnnd who have hud
their pay cut down this fall to about
C4.000 ami the cut which takes place In
Now Bedford soon will swell the total
to about 75,000. The cut down in the
majority of factories averages 10 per
Colorado Miners Nearly All at Work
Nearly two-thirds of tho 2,000 miners
of the northern Colorado coal fields re
sumed work, and it is expected that
within a week or two thu full force will
be f work. The announcement of tho
ottrVncnt of tho strike In tho north
ern district was the cause of general
rejoicing in business circles, for It
inenns an end to the coal stortagc,
Hopes aro cntortalncd that the confer
ence of the union officials to bo held at
Trlnidnd will lead to a settlement of
the strike In the southern fields.
Kama Eight-Hour I.nw U (inotl.
The United States supreme court hnB
affirmed the tonstltutionallty of thu
eight-hour law of tho state of Kansas
le.gulatiug labor on public works. Jus
tice Hnilau Mild In handing down the
opinion of tho court that If tho stat
ute is mischievous the responsibility
restts with the legislature and not the
courts Chief .lust Ice Fuller and Jus
tices Brewer and Peckham dissented.
Prominent loirn rhllantlirnpUt Drnil.
Jacob M. Funk died suddenly of
heart failure at Webster City, la., whllo
watching a checker game. Ho was 75
years of ago, and' never was married.
He recently presented tho Methodists
a $25,000 hospital at Webster City, and
was widely known as a philanthropist.
His wealth is estimated at $500,000 and
United .State Will Kecngnl I'eter
Tho United States has given direc
tions looking to tho recognition ot
King Peter Karagcorgevltch of Servla.
Mr. JackBon already hau received his
credentials as minister of the United
States to Belgrade, nnd it In wild at tho
state department that It is merely a
question of a short tlino when he will
present these credentials In person at
tho Servian court. Tho fact that Mr.
Jackson Ik also minister to Greece and
Roumnnla is said to account for the
delay In establishing relations with
i lyV",':T Hiiiiiwiiiiw'1" i-mi' i" i
Tho Worklngmon's Education and
Homo association Is to erect In Now
York a elubhouso for worklngmeit of
the United Stntes. The pliniH enll for
tho oxpendlturo of $200,000. Tho
structure, which will be fireproof,
will bo fl vo stories high und will con
tain u library, class, lecture nnd ball
rooms und a stage for . entertain-
HAS HAD BUSY LIFE.
Remarkable Career of Governor-elect
Edwin Warlleld, governor-elect of
Maryland, baa worked at n grent va
riety of professions and occupations.
In tho course of his busy career Mr.
Wnrfield has been farmer's boy, clerk
In counlry store, rural school-teacher,
registrar of wills of Hownrd county,
lawyer, country odltor, business man
ager of old Baltimore Day, state sen
ator, surveyor of the Port of Balti
more, chief owner of tho Dally Law
Record of Baltimore, orgnnb.cr and
general manager of the Fidelity and
Deposit i'ompun of Miiiyhind, presi
dent of tho Sons or tho American Itov
olullon and president of the American
Historical society. ""
BUYS ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CANE
New Yorker Obtains Relic of the Fa
mous War President.
A walking stick, which, until the
death of Abraham Lincoln, was bin
cherished possession and constant
companion, w n s
sold at public auc
tion In Now York
last woek. From
$25, tho first bid,
tho prlco advanced
to $145, and It was
Mild for that sum?
to II. II. Wllbert
of 52 Broadway, an
ardent admirer of
tho great presi
dent. The enno, which
is longer than tho
ordinary ones on
account ot Mr. Lin
coln's great height.
Is black, with a
Tho wood Is stud
ded with fourteen
knots, each having
n top of silver, up
on which ono let
tor of Lincoln's
name Is engraved,
so that tho whole
seilcs of letters
from handlo to for-
rul5 &pells "Abra
A metal band
Joins tho handlo to
tho Mick, and this
bears nn Inscrip
tion showing that
the cano was pre
sented to the pres
ident by his "Old
Chum, S. Strong,"
In 18U0. On tho
handlo Is another
plnlo which shows
that the stick was
given to tho late
Frank B, Carpen
ter, tho artist, nnd
perbonnl friend of
Lincoln, by Mrs.
In 1891 Carpen
ter wns penniless
and pledged tho
tjtlck to his cousin,
In return for n loan or $500. About
two years ago tho artist died. Ho
had not redeemed tho pledge. Fannie
Mnthowson, through her attorneys,
authorized tho sale. Tho price re
ceived Is considered exceedingly small
as $1,500 would have been asked for
the eano In a private sole.
Veteran Massachusetts Jurist.
B. W. Harris, Judgo of probate for
Plymouth county, Massachusetts, has
Just reached 80 years of age. Ho Is
still in the harness and bids fair to
continue In uctlvo Ufa years longer.
Ho was a classmato at Harvard of
Senator Hoar, served In congress from
1872 to 1882, when John D. Long suc
ceeded him. Ho was made probate
Judgo iu 1887. Judge Harris' son,
Kobert O, Harris, was appointed to the
superior court bench by Gov. Crane.
mcnls, There also will be cafo and
billiard looms und special apartments
for the use of women members. There
will bo courses of lectures and studies
for members, and debates will bc
helil regular!). The site ot tho build
lug Ih Iu East Eighty-fourth street,
near Third avenue. In the center of a
WOMAN WHO LOVES DANGER.
Annie Peck of Boston Familiar With
Mountains and Craters.
Annie Peck of Boston, who devotes
herself to climbing mountains, the
uioro dltllcult the belter, returns from
South America to say that sho did
not get to the top of Mount Soratn,
in Bolivia, the highest peak of tho
Andes. She and Prof. Tight or the
University of California wulted tot
threo weeks for good weather, and
finally gavo It up But she did go
up Mount El Mlste iu Peru. 19,200
feet above sea level, and, moreover,
hIio went down the crater, 500 feet
'below, and only Prof. Bailey besides
(the director ofArequlpn observatory)
knows anything about the Interior.
Mr. Thlnknlot has
boon In consldor
nblo mental ngony
all fall, nnyB tho
New York Timon. Ho has been n llfo
long Democrat, but this yenr ho felt
that In tho local election ho could
not conscientiously voto tho Tammany
ticket; neither could ho boo his way
upon to voto tho Fusion ticket. Nor
could ho conscientiously remain away
from tho polln entirely, for It lu ono
of tho primary articles of his faith
that n good citizen Is in duty bound
to voto at any oxponso of tlmu nnd
Mr, Thlnknlot'n friends could hnvo
endured his pitiable condition of doubt
nnd uncertainty with admirable equan
imity if it hud not been fur his rabid
dcslro for light. Ho Insisted upon dis
cussing his voto nt nil times nnd in nil
places, with tho usunl 'sequenco of
calm consideration, vehement argu
ment, nnd furious recrlinlnntlon. Ho
becamo n inennco to tho perpetuity
of bin club, ho did dlssolvo lib firm,
and ho threatened to disrupt hhi
"Hero comes Thlnknlot nnd liln
voto," lot any ono obscrvo In nny as
pomblngc, nnd forthwith n panicky
stnmpodo ensued. Even bill collectors
could bo cluuied nwny by suck n
Ar election day drew nearer Mr.
Thlukalot'B anxiety beenmo moro
ne.uto. Tho ever present, Insistent, un
answerable qitontlnn, "How uhnll I
voto?" mtiro and moro urgently do
mnuded a decision, until ho wan on
tho verge of nervous prostration, with
u tendency to brain fover, and his
wife took tho children nnd went on n
visit to her mother's. Ho wns Insuf
ferable. Election day dawned with Mr. Thlnk
nlot still whirling helplessly In tho
maelstrom of Indecision. Ills day
pnssod In an Illogical nightmare of
Irresolution. Lata uh possible ha re
luctantly took his way to tho polling
place Ho wan wnnl nnd wenry, hag
gard nnd unkempt.
He gnvu bin nnmo, and ntood woe
fully drooping, assailed by a brand
now batch of doubts und fears, whllo
I ho official turned to tho T'n. That
gentleman looked up suspiciously after
u minute's search, and said grufily:
"No such iiutr hero. You're not reg
istered." "Eh?" exclaimed Mr. Thlnknlot com
batively. "You're not registered. Yon can't
vote," replied tho olllclnl.
Mr. Thlnknlot first scowled aggres
sively nnd then after a momuiit'a hesi
tation n burst of heavenly boatltudo
overspread hl face.
"You won't lot me voto?" ho asked,
his voice trembling with anxiety.
"Nop," replied the olllclnl, positive
ly. "Whoopee! Hurrah! rinh, rnh,
rah!" yulled Mr. Thlnknlot, wildly
throwing up hlu hat nnd kicking It nn
It camo down. "I don't Imvo to de
cide. I enn't vote. Couldn't it Iwa,nt
cd to. Wow! Hurray! Evorybody
cumu and dine with mo!"
Then ho danced off gaily down tlio
Btrcct, whllo tho election officers spec
ulated as to what nllcd him, until ono
unld softly, "Who nnyo tho saloons aro
closed on election day?"
Nuts and Fruits Nourishing.
PENSION FOR SENATOR QUAY
Pennsylvania Statesman to Benefit
Under Proposed Measure.
Senator Quay will bo eligible for a
pension of $75 a mouth if a bill which
Senator Penrose lias introduced bo
comes a luw. This bill makes pen
Hlonnblo at the rate named all veter
ans of the rivll war, 00 years old or
over, who have received tho nicilul
awarded by congress for conspicuous
gallantry or other specially meritori
ous bervlce In the Hold. To receive
this pension, however, the wearers of
tho medal or honor must give up what
ever other pension they may be now
receiving. Senator Quay received the
medal of honor several years ago and
does not draw any pension.
Veteran War Correspondent,
lieuuet Burleigh, Iho British war
correspondent',' lias gone to Japan in
vlew'ttY a war In tho fnr.enst, Like
tho' lute Archibald Foibt'fl, ;ilfjo a l
inodn w'hr correspondent, Mr. Bur
ielgh, Is a Scot. A MlleHlan coworker
oncould of him: "On my conscience,
ho is lievor at poar.u except when ho
is at war." During the civil conflict
u this country ho suw much service
as correspondent of the London Tele
graph. Ho has been an eyewitness of
practically all England's wurs since
that tlmo, and it has been said of him
that what ho does not Know about
military oporatlnnti, including wagon
management und cooking, may be Ig
nored with safety.
Tho experiments Hint wero carried
on last winter by Dr. Harvey W. Wlloy
for tho purpose ot discovering whether
or hot tho Hoeallcd preservatives used
on food products in thin country are
harmful nro not tho only experiments
that hnvo been carried on nlong die
tnrian Hues in this country In tho last
two or threo yearn. Prof. M. E. Jaffa,
assistant nrofcusor of agriculture at
Iho University of California, carried on
a scrlcB of experiments among fruitar
ians, persons who llvo sololy on fruit
nnd nuts nnd fruit or nut products.
Thcao experiments wero Buccessful,
ami Information of great valuo waa
obtained through them. Tho Depart
ment of Agriculture has Just Jubllshcd
a pamphlet containing somo of tho
data collected by Prof. Jaffa and odlt
ed by him. Ho says:
"An investigation of tho nulrltlvo
vulue or fruits, instituted by tho olllco
of experiment stallunn, was under
taken nt tho University of California
in 1900 01, nnd dietaries of flvo fruitur
Inns two women and three children
were studied. At tho nnmo tlmo with
ono of tho children a girl a diges
tion experiment wns inudo lu which
fruit and nuts constituted tho entlro
diet. A study oP the Income and outgo
of nlttogen and tho estlmntlon of tho
so-called metabolic nitrogen In tho
English Prince to Be a Sailor.
Prlnco Edward of Wales, who will
some day rulo the British emplro as
Edward VIII., la soon to become a ca
del at thu Royal Naval college at Os
borne There aro now sovonty-fivo
cadets at Osborne, which was trans
formed from a royal pnlaco Into n
British edition of Annapolis a few
months ngo. Of courso, the cadetshlp
of a royal prlnco differs somewhat
from thnt of the average lad who en
ters tho navy. His associates will bo
carefully cboson. Tho llttlo prlnco Is
said to have selected his own enrocr.
Long German Titles.
Tho purtlullty of tho Germuns for
long titles is famous, as also tho fact
that local etiquette demands that the
humblest functionary shall bo ad
dressed by title as wnll as name. Ii
tho "official news" published In tin
Munchener Allgemlue Xeltung tho
resignation of a postoftlco servant with
tho following stupendous rank is an
nounced: "Tho With - tho-Titlo-and
Bank of -a-Itoyiil-Uppor-EnElnoor-En-dowod-Upper
graphs Karl Gottfried Minis."
Iu flvo years the Bank of France
has gained $127,040,000 and Austria
Hungary $70,120,000. In tho samo po
rted tho Gorman Imperial Bank has
lost $38,G83,000, tho Bank of England
$2,205,000, and ftncyla $122,240,000.
Good fortune has added u. tho irohl In
tho treasury vaults of tho United
States from the cloeu of August, 1896,
to tho first day of tho current month,
$393,980,296, or yory nearly $80,000,
000 a year on tho average,
feces wore Included In tho digestion
experiment. Tho results showed in
every enso that though tho diet had a
low protein nnd energy valuo, tho bud
joctn wero apparently In oxccllcnt
health and hnd.bcon bo during the
llvo to eight years they had been liv
ing in this manner.
"Continuing tho investigations on
tho nutritive valuo ot fruits and nuts,
It was doomed advlsahla to extend tho
work to Include, in addition to tho
women and ehlldron previously stud
ied, subjects whose lives and habits
differed considerably from thoso ot
tho earlier Investigation. According
ly four mon wero selected, two being
past tho mlddla ago nnd two young
men university students. Tho elderly
men had been more or Iob.h strict veg
otnrlunu nnd fruitarians for years. Ono
of tho young men had been experi
menting with tho fruitarian diet for
several years, whllo tho other wns
nccuBtomcd to tho ordlnury mixed
"As shown "by their composition nnd
digestibility, bolh fruit and nuts cau
bo favorably compared with other and
moro common foods. As sources ot
eurbohydrutos, fruits ut ordinary
prices aro not oxpensivo, nnd ai
sources of protein and fat nuts at
unual piicoa uro reasonable."
Grandmothers of Long Ago.
Aro tho women of to-day as healthy
As wcio tfio grandmothers of day-bcroro-yesterday?
This seems to havo
been tho main tnplu for discussion at
the recent convention of tho Now York
state Assembly of Mothers held In
jyracuho and the opinions net forth in
i war argument thereon wero llko
unto Joseph's coat for variety of color.
On tho theory that novols reflect cur
rent conditions of llfo pretty accurate
ly, ono speaker contended that they
tvero oven stronger und healthier. Sho
said that instead of tho splendid
healthy woman becoming extinct sho
bad been evolved. That In the old
novels tho heroines, to bo Interesting,
had to bo palo and weakv that they
bad to faint at tho slightest provoca
tions and could hardly bear to cany
around tho weight of their gowns;
and thnt thoy daro not venture Into
strong sumlght unless protected by
veils und sunshades.
Thaddous of Warsaw, Just think of
It! Tho Idea of. comparing our sturdy
grandmothers with tho numby-pamby
weak-kneed "dollies" who went about
with strcnmlng countenances while
their swash-buckling lovers waded
through human goro to carry them
kerchiefs miserable creations ot
truckling imaginations! True, our
grandmothers did not dawdlo around
on tho golf links, but thoy managed to
do tho spinning wheel and loom net.
Their Indian clubs wero not of wood,
but of thu real flesh and blood variety,
awkward to handle. What weaklings
from lack of oxorolso? Is It, then, bet
tor exercise to do fancy work or make
bead chains, than to raise families ot
sixteen to twenty children? Aro tho
womon of today stronger because
many of them can smoke and drink
and lovo (?) muny men and view im
morality without n blush? Well, well.
What a mis taken notion poor simple
man has been laboring under all these
yoaiB, to be sure. Now that ho has
been set aright, it is to bo hoped that
ho will hasten to correct his crrono
oils vlows, though it will doubtless
provo rather rough for Bomo to think
of grandma in thu light of a weakling
oven If a woman's club has said so,
To the Model Housewife.
She doesn't need a brown Mono front
Tliut costs a mint or morn.
With nil tho modern foldeiols,
And Bcrvanta by tlio neons.
Blu domn't neil a bonk account
)i minion at command
Vo HlioW tier wliut is bfxt to do
And help her willing hand.
Ah, no, (die has a hotter way
To muko har house a homo
"or all who llvo In It nnd those
Who to Its shelter come. -
little hoiiH Is quite enough,
And llttlo money, too
It's love and hoiiso hIu brings to bear
On alt sho finds to do.
Ifer nctlve eyes seo everything
Thnt may offend tho slKht;
Iter busy hands, with heart In them,
Sale of Victoria Cross.
Tho sales of tho Victoria Cross by
impoverished holders ot It havo re
cently become bo frequent that tho
British government lias Issued an or
der that suck salo hereafter will de
rm all tlio wrong o rlqiit,
Tho complicated hour-hold works
Hun smoothly lu tho oil
Of UioukIiU'uIiikrm nhe pmirs upon -
Tlio wiueuklns Joints ot toll.
Not ovprzealotiH In her care,
Hut over wutohfu), sho
Adds m-no of conifortublo ease
To lovo'a activity.
The old rnt In the oorner puns
In undisturbed rcjioso,
A perfect omblcm of tho penco
That follows whoro she noes.
Upstairs and downstairs, over all.
Wo feel her constant enre,
Which, whispering low, Is telling us
Thnt sho la everywhere,
William J. Lampion, In New York
bar tho Bcller from tho annual pension
of $50 that goes with tho cross. Tho
Intrinsic vnlue of tho cross is very
small, but it sometimes brings a high
prlco owing to tho associations which
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