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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 14, 1915)
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
GOVERNOR J. H. MOREHEAD AD-
DRESSES MEMBERS OF
Makes Many Recommendations and
Suggestions In Regard to
Politic Needs of
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
THE MESSAGE IN BRIEF.
In his message to the members of the
thirty-fourth Nebraska legislature Gov
ernor Morehcad pays high tribute to
many of the laws enacted by the last
session, and expresses his gratitude at
the sight of so many who are returned
for the present session.
Recommends that fugitive laws be
amended so that each county will have
to pay for transporting prisoners to pen,
and costs of returning Its own fugitives.
Asks for a law to authorize Inspec
tion of druri stores and requiring them to
keep a record of sale of all hablt-formlng
Advocates consolidation of state live
stock departments, and provision for the
manufacture of anti-cholera serum and
Its sale to farmers at cost.
Calls attention to the fact that state
finances are In excellent shape and that
no deficiencies exist.
Recommends reduction of appropria
tions, and asks that all bills be carefully
Congratulates the state upon the suc
cessful outcome of the university removal
Urges reduction In printing bills and
recommends establishment of printing
plant at some state Institution.
Recommends amendments to banking
and Investment laws.
.Touches on economy In mileage ex
pense. Gelleves firmly In four-year term In
Advocates election of supreme Judges
by districts. ,
Has a word on the subject of good
roads and makes a few recommendations.
Thinks the state game laws should be
made to harmonize with the federal law.
Advocates enactment of law for elec
tion of school superintendents similar to
Urges enactment of public warehouse
Asks that all appropriation bills be
passed during first forty days.
Urges conservation of state water
And expresses confidence In desire of
mployes to keep down expenses.
THE MESSAGE ABRIDGED.
To Uio Members of the Thirty-fourth
Session of tho Nebraska Legislature:
In accordance with the constitution of
our state, I appear before you this nftor
noon to lay before you such Information
as I have Kalncd during my term of sem.
vice as governor tuid to suggest, for your
consideration, such incisures ns appear to
13 deserving of special consideration.
There were many good laws enacted by
the last legislature, and I am glad to sea
o niany members of that legislature re
turned for tho present session. Tho re
port!) of the heads of departments will be
submitted to you, In addition to tho re
ports of special commissions appointed;
notably the commission for the revision
of our school laws; the commission on
water power sites, and the commission
on revenue, and taxation. For each of
theso reports, I bespeak your careful
scrutiny unrt earnest consideration.
Counties Pay for Return of Fugitives.
At present tho coat of returning fugi
tives from Justice Is paid out of the state
general fund, and I am led to believe- that
this often leads to arrest and return of
parties at great expense to tho state,
when actual prosecutions do not follow,
I strongly recommend that tho law be so
amended that each county will pay tho
cost of transporting its own prisoners to
tl:a penitentiary, and the cost of return
ing its own fugitives from Justice.
Tho Dope Traffic.
Wo now have a statute making It a
felony to Introduce morphine, cocaine,
etc., Into the penitentiary und tho strict
enforcmnent of this statuo by he present
warden has brought about a splendid im
provement in tho morale of that Institu
tion. I am convinced, however, that the
law regulating tho salo of these hablt
formlng drugs ought to be more stringent,
and I recommend tho passage of on act
which will authorize tho food, drug, dairy
and oil commission to make Inspections
or drug stores, and requiring nil diuggists
to keep a correct record of tho sale of
I have, from the first, advocated tho
consolidation of departments wherever
possible, and where I havo been able to
put this policy In operation, it has shown
a saving in expense and an improvement
in efficiency. As tho statuto stands to
day, the stato veterinary department Is
controlled by tho sanitary live stock
board, whllo tho stnlllon registration de
partment Is controlled by still a different
board, although there Is a port of Inter
locking worlclm; arrangement. Responsi
bility ought to bo placed with one board
or another, und I recommend that the
statutes be so nmended that theso two
, boards be consolidated. The twine Indus
try of' this stato Is an Important one, and
every encouragement should be given for
its further development. I hnpo you will
make provision for tho manufacture of
anti-cholera serum and provide for its
alo to farmets at actual cost.
Having observed tho work in tho bac
teriological laboratory for nearly two
years, and having had to do with tho
law governing this work, I am convinced
that tho present law Is very bunglcsomo,
and ought to be so amended as to take,
this bureau entirely out of tho Jurisdic
tion of the board of secretaries of tho
tato board of health, and place it under
tho direction of tho board of health
Our state finances are in excellent con
dition. No dcliclenciOH of any consequence
exist in any department of tho state. Our
Institutions aro probably in bettor condi
tion than ever before In our history. Wo
have acquired more farm land und tliero
is a general Improvement in tho manner
of caring for our wurds. However, I be-
Indemnity from Great Britain.
Washington. Presldeut Wilson, re
ferring to tho American noto to Great
Britain insisting on better treatment
for American commerce, declared that
largo damages ovontually would have
to bo paid by England for unlawful
detention of American cargoes, adding
that many protests previously had
been sent in specific case3 and that If
tho contention of this government
wcro correct, as ho was firmly con
vinced it wan, plans for Indemnifica
tion ultimately would havo to' bo mot
by Great Hrltalu.
Ilcvo It advisable to secure more farm
land Ih connection with certain of our in
stitutions, notably our penitentiary.
I brllovo the tlmo is at hand when we
may well rcduco our appropriation." To
this end, I ask that appropriation hills bo
carefully scrutinized and that no money
be appropriated except v, hero absolute ne
Our state university, whleh Is both our
largest nnd our most expensive Institu
tion, lias long been a stiblcct of much
dlscuistott and contention. I congrnttilato
tho friends of this Institution upon tho
settlement of nil strife connected with Its
Tho printing of the reports of tho vari
ous departments appeals to me ns tin
extravagant method of getting such facts
beforo the people as would be of Interest
Thero Is a disposition on the part of
certain departments to embellish their
reports with high-grade engravings of tho
officials past nnd present, nnd other sub
jects, all of which, though very pleasing
to the eye, are un unnecessary expense
to tho state.
Hence I havo thought it best to make,
suggestions for the betterment of the
present condition rather than to glvo un
limited figures on tho cost of what has
This clmractor of printing now approxi
mates $25,000 a blennlum, nnd I suggest
that Instead of publishing a largo num
ber of separata reports for each depart
ment, that a slnglo volume might be pro
duced In the form of a blue book or bien
nial publication that would contain all
tho Important facts In condensed form In
a moro comprchcnslvo shape without
duplication and useless verbiage, that
would nnswer every purposo to which tho
various reports nro tiow put.
I havo had the assistance of tho secre
tary of the stato bureau of printing In
this work, ns I know him to bo compo
tcnt and painstaking, nnd havo great
confldunco In tho report ho has mndo.
Tho siiltnblo employment of tho In
mates of tho penitentiary Is ono of the
most serious problems which you will
havo to face. Kxporlenco demonstrates
that It Is lmposslblo to maintain proper
discipline wlioro men nro kept in ldln
ncss. Wo havo constantly in this insti
tution moro than 300 nhlc-hodlcd men. I
am opposed to state convict labor In com
petition with goods made by free labor.
In my opinion tho stato ought to employ
those men In making nrtlcles that tho
state must use, nnd with this In view, I
recommend that a printing plant bo es
tablished In this institution to do the
printing of the state, nnd for tho various
stato lustltulons, but not be permitted to
soil any of Its products.
As Interpreted by our supreme court,
tho law touching the taxation of banks
enables them to avoid paying their shnro
of tho taxes. This Is unfair, and I strong
ly recommend that the law bo so nmended
that each bank pay Its pro rata of tho
taxes, to maintain our government. The
present law Is unfair to tho great major
ity of tho taxpayers, and these burdens
ought to be laid nliko on all.
In tho matter of granting bank charters,
tht board also ought to bo given discre
tionary powers. Promoters are apt to or
ganize banks where tho business of the
community will not warrant an Increase
of banking institutions. They nro ablo to
make a very flattering showing to would
be purchasers of stock, nnd they unload
this stock on investors who have had no
experience in tho banking business.
Changes ought to be made in our bank
ing and Investment law also. This law
ought to be so written that the board
may absolutely deny charters to projects
of this kind.
Although neither myself nor nny mem
ber of my office force have used stato
mileage, a good deal of mileage is used by
Inspectors in tho departments under mo.
And In these departments I havo required
an itemized report of mileage used, to be
filed with each voucher. I believe this
system ought to be Installed generally,
and that every person who travels at the
expense of tho state bo required to file
an Itemized sworn statement showing ex
actly when and whore tho mllcago was
Four Year Term for State Officers.
I strongly bellovo In n four-year term
for state officers, and in making them In
eligible for re-election. In this wny we
can havo our business affairs looked nfter
better than when men aro elected for a
short term, nnd soon feel tho necessity
of preparing for a new campaign In order
to secure re-election.
, Our Primary Law.
In theory, our primary law meets the
npproval of our people, but llko nil other
human Instruments, It has its imperfec
tions. Our sister states have laws some
thing llko our own, yet each ono differing
pomowhnt in Its provisions. In other
states, notably South Dakota, party com
mittees nro required to certify out names
befoie they nre printed on tho ballot. I
believe amendments to our law which will
provide for some such method, should bo
made. This will have a tendency to draw
Into public servlco men of tho highest
tvpo; it will make it moro nearly pos
slblo for tho people to select, it will al
ways bring tho candidate beforo the voter
with a certificate of his standing, by the
people who know him and aro acquainted
with his qualifications.
Our constitution guarantees to every
man his day in court, but this guarantee
Is of little value in that tho day Is too long
delayed. Our supremo court docket Is
now so congested that work Is approxi
mately two nnd ono-hnlf years behind.
Delay to this extent Is often equivalent
to n denial of Justice. After careful con
sideration of the situation, I nm con
vinced that tho only way to bring nbout
Immediate relief In the creation of n su
preme commission, to nsslst tho Judges
with their work. This Is a method that
has been resorted to In tho past, and
while I am nware that it hns its limita
tions nnd drawbacks, under our present
constitution, I seo no better means In
sight nnd no other wny for clearing up
tho docket and putting tho court once
moro nbronst of its work.
Election of Supreme Judges by Districts.
And in connection with this suggestion
for a court commission to bring tho work
down to date. I deslro to strongly urgo
tho submission of a constitutional amend
ment which will make possible the elec
tion of supremo Judges by districts. Un
der the present method whore Judges nro
elected from tho stato at large. It Is not
possible for voters of tho stato to havo n
personal acquaintance with tho candi
dates, nor Is it possible for the candidate
to make himself known to nny considera
ble number of the voters without a vio
lation of our corrupt practices act, nnd
Incurring a serious financial drain upon
Appeal for Belgian Aid.
Lincoln, Nob, "HableB,,aro starving
in Belgium," Is tho opening sentenco
of an appeal Issued by tho Nebraska
Belgian rolief commission. Tho appeal
continues: "Men, women nnd children
aro starving, without food, and many
must soon die. Tho need for clothing
Is almost as great ns for food. Wo
nro couccrncd only with tho fact; tho
reasons for tills condition at tills hour
of Imminent need do not concern us.
If help Is to come It must como from
America; Nobi-aska should do hor
The subject of gioil roads hns (cou
pled tho altentUn of our people for sev
eral yens, but ulUi nil tho agitation, wo
do not appear to havo attained t.itirlhle
results. Thero Is nothing that will add
moro to tho value of our statu than a
general system of good roads. A load
can bo built and maintained In Nebraska
cheaper than iilnnut nny u hero ele. and
a comprehunslvo road law ought to bu
enacted, ono that will systematize tho
building nnd upkeep of our public high
ways, and tho erection und malntnuauco
of bridges and culverts, so tlint wo may
make our highways system n model for
our sister states. In this wot It convict
labor may bo profitably employed. Tho
penitentiary ought to bo so operated that
It will work for tho permanent reforma
tion of Its inmates.
A part of this labor can be suitably em
ployed In tho m.u hi fact urn of articles used
exclusively by tho statu, but It cannot nil
bo ho oiuplueil, and other moans must
be found to keep tho men busy. 1 recom
mend a law which will make It posslblo
to take tho Inmates of this Institution,
und under suitable slipurvlMlon, llud them
employment upon the public roads. This
will bu to their bcuellt and to tho lastluw
good of the stato.
Game and Fish.
Slncn our game and fish law was enact
ed, congress has legislated on tho a.iiun
subject, and wo tlud that many of tho
provisions of tho federal statuto uro moro
restrictive than our own, l'oilods of tho
year when game is permitted to lie taken
in Nebraska, nio "closed seasons" under
the fcdcml statute. Tho result Is that
parties taking n llcenso under tho stato
law. nnd fully believing themselves fully
protected and untitled to take gamo dur
ing tho period designated In their license.
And themselves violating this federal
statute. I, therefore, recommend such
changes In our law as will mako it work
In harmony with tho federal law.
The Schools Out of Politics.
Two years ago. by tho enactment of tho
non-partisan Judiciary law, wu took tho
courts or tin; htato out of politics. This
was a long step forwaid, and so far iw I
havo been ablo to learn. It meets with al
most uulvcts.tt iipprnvnl. I fuel that It Is
now our duty to tako another advanced
step, und I, thcruforo, recommend tho
enactment of a law for tho nomination
nnd election of our school superinten
dents, county and utatu, similar to that
under which wo now elect our Judiciary.
Public Warehouse Law,
One of the pledges mado In tho demo
cratic platform is the enactment of a pub
lic wntuhouso law. Tho question Is too
complex to permit mo to treat In detail
un enactment of this kind, but some of
our sister states already havo statutes of
the kind, and I am suro that by studying
theso, together wltti nn Investigation of
thu success they havo uchluved where
tried wilt cnublo you to enact a statute
which will bo fair to all. I would suggest
that before a warehouse man be permit
ted to accept grain for storage, that he
bo required to apply to tho statu railway
commission for u license to do business,
nnd compelled to glvo a bond In suf
ficient amount to indemnify tho seller
ugalnst his failure, or prevent ills salo of
tho grain without tho wrlttoii authoriza
tion of tho seller.
Appropriations to Be Passed During the
First Forty Days.
Heretofore appropriation bills, although
introduced early in tho session, havo been
delayed in passage, and held back for
final action until tho conclusion of the
session. This lias prevented members
from making the careful Investigation of
tho various items which tho public wel
fare remands. It has often, too, denied
the governor tho opportunity to in.iko
careful investigation for the necessity of
tlio vatious items going to maku up the
appropriation. Hills carrying vast sums
of money havo been rushed through un
der high pressure, Just at a time when
tho members wore worn out from their
urduous labors, nnd they are rushed to
tho governor's onico when ills desk Is al
ready plied with bills waiting for his np
proval or rejection. This Is nn unwise
und, therefore, an undesirable way of
transacting business. I believe tlio rules
ought to be modeled so that appropria
tion bills bo given precedence, nnd that
they be made a special order of business
from tlmo to time, and that every bill
carrying nn appropriation ought to be
passed and in the iiuuds of tho governor
beforo tho fortieth day of tho session.
Conservation of Water Power.
There Is still another mutter which I
wish to urgo for your consideration, und
that Is tho proper conservation and de
velopment of our water power. In my
messago two years ngo, I said:
"I urn In favor of tho conservation of
tho resources of tlio stato of Nebraska.
Among thesu Is tho proper protection of
tho water power in public streams of this
state, and I would lecommcud that tho
lcglslaturo in. die a small appropriation
for Investigation of tho water power re
sources of Nebraska."
No appropriation was made, but the
house of representatives adopted a reso
lution, authorizing mo to appoint n com
mission of flvo. to mako an Investigation
and report. This commission lias acted
without pay, and has gathered data which
Is nn lllu in my office. To learn the pos
sibilities of our water resources, it will
bo necessary to make exhaustive and
comprehensive surveys und measure
ments. This ought to bo dono, and the
investigation should be thorough.
I recommend that by Joint resolution,
you mcmornllzo our representatives in
congress to call upon the propor federal
department, and scouro its aid und co-operation.
Either by executive order, or
by federal statute, I bellovo It posslblo to
securo tho services of u corps of suitable
engineers, having them detailed to work
In Nebraska, nnd havo tho most thorough
Investigation niado, that wo may know
definitely what our possibilities are. To
make tho necessary Investigation our
selves will require tho outlay of n vast
amount of money, liesldes. It Is doubt
ful If wo will bo nble to employ, on rea
sonabln salaries, engineers possessed of
tho ability nnd experience of thoso now
In tho servlco of tho federal government,
llcforo you grant nny now rights or be
foro we embark upon tho development of
our water power, this information ought
to be ut hand.
I have great confidence In your desire
to keep down tho expenses of this ses
sion. Thero hns been Just complaint mndo
against tho old practice of allowing em
ployes pay for two days for ono day's ser
vlco, This has been dono on tho theory
that they nro entitled to extra tlmo when
they como back for a littlo work in the
In conclusion, permit mo to express my
confidence In you us Individuals and ns
a body. It feel that you will exercise
your best Judgment In dealing with tho
questions which will como before you. I
wish nlso to say to you and to tho peo
ple of tho stnto that I nm deeply uon-
sclous of tho great honor conferred upon
mo in Intrusting to mo, for another term,
the office which I hold. My earnest wish
Is that wo may work together for the
common good of the grent state we serve.
JOHN II. MOUIJIIKAD.
Paris. Tho belief that tho year now
beginning will seo tho ending of tho
war was oxpressed by President Poln
caro in nn address to members of tho
diplomatic corps who went to tho pal
ace of tho JSIyseo to present now year's
congratulations to tho president.
"I do not doubt that the coming year
at this traditional reception, wo shnll
celebrate togother tho establishment
of a bencflclal peace, which solidly
based on rectlttitlo and respect for In
ternational treaties, will glvo neces
sary security to tho nations," said tho
ASKED SPEAKER FOR A SONG
And Bibulous Gentleman Escaped
Anger of Dignified Head of British
Mr. Hnlfour Is credited with know
ing moro good stories nbout tho Hrlt
lsh houso of commoiiB tlinn nny other
member. Ono of his best Is tho fol
lowing, which ho told nt a public flin
tier fiomo time ngo:
"I remember hearing of a distin
guished gentleman," ho mild, "who ro
ported In tho press gallery Just nbout
ono hundred years ngo. Ho lintl hnd
nn excellent dinner, washed down
with excellent wine. Ho was bored
with the debnto. Ho was wearied with
tho superfluity of rhetoric which pre
vailed Just an much ono hundred years
ngo an today. Ho got bored, and ho
got up and asked the speaker for it
"Tho spenker of thnt day was Mr.
Addlngton.ngontloman who was noth
ing, If not propor. Tho wholo house,
except tho speaker, was convulsed
"Tho sergeant-at-arms was appealed
to. I In went to tho gallery and ho In
quired. Tho culprit retained tho pres
ence of mind to point to n respectable
Quaker sitting below htm, and this
unfortmmto gentlemnn wns actually
taken Into custody."
Bacteria In Coal.
Mr. C. Potter has recently shown
beforo tho Itoyal society In London
thnt In certain conditions of exposure
to tho air charcoal, coal, peat nnd oth
er amorphous forms of carbon under
go a hIow process of oxidation pro
duced by bacteria. It Is suggested that
this fact may nccount for tho deteri
oration of stored coal, Its gradual loss
of weight, and Its occasional sponta
neous heating In ships' bunkers. If tho
bacteria aro not tho solo cause of theso
things they mny Induco thorn, chemical
oxidation accompanying nnd continu
ing thnt begutr by tho organic ngents.
Tho carbonization of vegetablo conls,
says a French writer, Is duo to tho In
tervention of microbes nt tho begin
ning of their fosslllzntlon. When tho
coal reaches tho nlr again, other bnc-torl.-.
tako up tho work of fomentation
that was Interrupted millions of years
ago. Youth's Companion.
Of More Importance.
Mr. Arthur II. Kngelbnch, In his col
lection of anccdoteb of tho Hrltlsh
bench, tells this story about Lord
Hraxfleld, who was among tho Inst of
tho Scotch judges who rigidly ndhcrcd
to tho broad Scotch dialect
"Hao yo ony counsel mon?" ho said
to Haurlco Margot, wbon placed at
"No," was tho reply.
"Do yo want to hao onr appolntlt?"
continued the Judge.
"No," said Margot; "I only want an
interpreter to mako me understand
what your lordship says."
Why Men Swear.
Georgia Wood Pangborn, writing a
story In the Woman's Homo Compan
ion, says of ono of her characters:
"He'e a man, and can't cry, so ho
baa to say damn."
There are lots of people who speak
twlco boforo thoy think.
EyeB over which tho wool enn be
pulled never seo clearly anyway.
Money for Money -
Pound for Pound
there's no food that equals Grape-Nuts in concentrated
A pretty big claim, but listen
"All-wheat food" sounds good to most people, but
Grape-Nuts goes one better. It not only contains the en
tire nutriment of wheat, but also the rich nourishment of
Morel Grape-Nuts' is long baked and digests quickly.
Most wheat foods bread for instance and some so-called
breakfast foods require Zj4 to 2 hours for digestion.
Grape-Nuts food digests generally in about one hour.
Being highly concentrated, there's more actual food
value, weight for weight, in Grape-Nuts than in some other
foods sold in bigger packages.
Grape-Nuts contains the vital bone, muscle and nerve
nnlrinn nVincnViatAo nprpwarv for hpnlth nnd life, but lack-
ing in most wheat foods
ration of (irape-JNuts reaaiiy maKes up ior mis lacs.
Ready to eat from the package, appetizing, nourishing,
POINT IN CHILD EDUCATION
Before Punishment of Faults There
Should Be Careful Weighing
Is It not true that parents often
seek their own peace und comfort
rather than tho welfare and reforma
tion of a child In the punlshmont of
faults? "Lot us do tho easiest and
havo It over" Ono of tho most vital
points In child education Is tho cnrcftil
weighing of motives nnd tempera
ments. Ho Ilrm and calm and that is
reasonable. Tho close relationship of
body, mind nnd soul demands n con
sideration of this trinity of each Indi
vidual In order to havo n healthful
unit. Poor digestion makes an lrrl
tnblo temper, a defect of vision may
ho nt tho root of n moral obliquity,
and deafness makes for seeming I'M
ocy. Many physicians havo failed to
help solve a mother problem becauso
they have not understood tho child's
dofect, which was far removed from
tho superllolnl symptoms. Modern
LOOK YOUR BEST
As to Your Hair and 8kln, Cutlcura
Will Help You. Trial Free.
Tho Soap to cleanse nnd purify, tho
Ointment to soothe and heal. Theso
fragrant super-creamy emollients prc
Borvo tho natural purity and beauty
of tho skin under conditions which,
If neglected, tend to produce a stato
of Irritation and dlsftguromont.
Frco Bamplo each by mall with Book.
Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dopt. XY,
Boston. Sold ovorywhoro. Adv.
13. Ilerry Wall said nt n dinner In
"Woman's dross nowadays Is beau
tifulbeautiful but shocking. Tho
slashed skirt-, to bo euro, has disap
peared but It hns only disappeared
to mako room for tho lace panel.
"A stupid greenhorn of a butlor
scored a bull's-eyo unconsciously tho
"'Is Mrs. Plane In?' a Into callor
" 'Yes, sir; she's In,' snld tho butler,
'but sho ain't nt homo, sir. She's up
stairs undrcssln' for a dinner danco.' "
' Badly Matched.
Mrs. Yenst This papor says the
matching of colors hns been brought
down to nn exact sclcnco by tho In
vention of a machine for tho pur
pose Mr. Yeast You ought to get tho
people who run tho Btoro where you
buy your hair to got ono of thoso ma
chines, dear." t
Accounting for the Jumps.
Patrice I seo tho slnows of the
kangaroo aro specially desirable for
use in surgory, for sowing wounds and
for binding broken bones together.
Pntrfco That accounts for Joe
Jumping from ono thing to another;
I always thought ho had somo of tho
kangaroo in him."
Do pot oxpect to surround yoursolf
with good friends If you porslst in be
ing unfrlondly. Mllwaukoo Sentinel.
Your own phonograph always
sounds bettor than your neighbor's.
white bread especially. A daily '.$
"There's a Reason" for
both tea and coffee.
Try Van Houten'u
Rona Cocoa a health
ful drink. Bitf red
LITTLE PARABLE OF LIFE
Aptly Compared to Journey Through
Comfortable Passage Leading to
One Smsll Room.
I will toll you a littlo pnrablo. Each
llfo is llko a wonderful castlo, with
hundreds of mysterious rooms.
Through tho wholo "bxpanso of that
castle runs a broad, comfortablo pas
sage ultimately lending to tho amall
room that contains un honored nnd
If you would bo safo, you must stay
In this pannage. You must pass by
without oponlng them tho hundreds of
alluring doors. You must pass with
out following them tho secret wind
ing stairs leading up or down to un
You will never know nil you really
own. You will novor boo tho fostlve
hnll with Its brilliant revels, nor. th
taper-lit chnpol with Its myotic ecsta
hIob you will novor find tho hidden
chnmbor with Its lotus Joys, nor the
romantic balcony with Its bizarre as
semblage you will novor rcacbliths
tiny towor room with Ita view across
land nnd sea and up Into tho sktoo.
. . And you will never see the
dnrk cells whero weird things are
kept nor tho ghastly dungeon deep
down bolow tho ground, whore one
lies sobbing and bleeding and broken,
and whenco thero 1b no returning.
I havo openod mnny a door in my
castlo said Christina and I fear
shnll novor find my way back to the
broad, comfortablo passage. Smart
In a discussion of modern poets,
W. B Trltea, tho Philadelphia norsl
lst, condomncd Alfred Noyes,
"Noyes' pcaco poems 1" he said.
"Oh, thoso peaco poomal"
Ho then added with a shudder:
"it is now universally admlttod-that
the irritation and suffering caused by
Noyes' pcaco poems aro rosponslblt
for tho present world-wide war."
"I wonder why it is that the man
who marries In haste is usually sup
posed to repent at leisure?"
"Becauso that kind of man wouldn't
havo brains enough to do it all at once
It won't do to tako much Btock in
tho fellow who always watches the
by Grocers everywhere.
1. A Poor-. S
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