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STtoi 3 I I ED TO Mt. -3--
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"Fo:k tht fn't tike thH wth- will
have to g back and blame It on Ben
Franklin," announce! Pbiw-Me Pmlth. the
the Tn:twnt iet-handf historian. "A
near a I can figure It out. he was the
first Wf-athr, fnrearter. this country ever
cad and he introduced the, weather into i-o-converatliin
by Jnveijtin the a.manao.
'That h hla nil Una. -Hi regular
ousineea ifemi Jo have been to leave hla
name for ctber vovle tu use, and they
haven't been hy about uaiaa; it, ether.
Ever time tbu e a nu with a B. F.
bltchwd onto h; nam It'a a hundrd-to-one
hot be'i one at 'am. Only B. F. I ever
oat on was a man named Beelzebub Fudge
Jones. That wfca ha sud. anyway.
"Ben started ia - by eating coffee, and
Inkers In PhttatUlphka, which was enough
to drtva ajiytody -into tha weather busl
nia. "TTien he- discovered his flrrt bunch of
weaAher by ire Lot u in aa airship and
hamxBertns on a cloud with his night key.
Ha t a baok. fira for bis trouble that
pretty nearly, finished bira, but when he
came to they ga him tha eastern agency
f"r the lightains; rod Industry, besidee
Ins him official foracaatier. When he
wasn t Invent in - stoves ha was making
almanac jokes, and it was hard to tell
which was tha warmest piece of work.
Joa Miller once him for infringement
of copyright on that ona about the hen
crossing the mad. bat Jo lost.
"Ben finally laft rhitafleiphia to go over
to Paris and -pay am official call on the
particular onaafjba nnraerous Looey fam
ily which happened. -to be king at that
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" "Good morning. Bon,' said Looey, 'do
yon think ycu- ar abas ia conduct speedy
aegotiationa veer hera?"- .
" 'Well.' said Ben. "I was considered
julte & lightning conductor, back home.'
"Thereby astabaehicg, bis reputation at
the French court for repartee.
""How lo yw list Parlsr asked the
TAPPED A CLOUD WITH A NIGHT KET.
"Pretty lively town,' said Ben; 'reminds
me of Philadelphia.'
" They teJl me Philadelphia is terribly
slow, sighed the king.
" 'Slow:' says Ben, indignant. "Why.
when I left home she was leading the
league: we've got the pennant cinched.'
"And the king caved in.
"Ben stayed long enough to see that the
palace wss fitted out with stoves, light
ning rods and weather maps, then started
" "What's your hurry r aald the king.
" The farmers are getting uneasy and
I'll have to get out another almanac,' says
" Golng to put any new ones In ItT
asked tha king.
" 'It wouldn't be an almanac if I did,'
said Ben as he ran for a car.
(Copyright, 1311, by the N. T. Herald Co.)
Loudon Streets and English Signs
Writing of Loodoa.in Mount Tonl. Gerald
Stanley Lee says of the stret-ts of London:
'There is a -Kind" of smack and relish,
a realneas, almost sometimes a rankness,
about tha old Er;;1!'.!! rnti thst Is rerr
iJPt -eshlng M Iwn; onpr bs)eV come front the
wave that . is p aiming over us in Ajnerlca
of faint, polita-fepundlng names and decor-t--'S
nonentities. I am .proud to walk down
--iiv jew nw( , ctj lanv m Hut
lnto Ioppin's; court- or Into Stationer's
jf court. I would much rather live on Addle
Hill than a street in Massachusetts with
out a tree la it, tailed Mapte Dell. It means
omethfng to mtr to Toll down through Old
Phawr, itr wrtvfrl Ma nitwl M.
day street, or Sise Lane. I like to look up
and sea on the 'bus. Wormwood Scrubbs
or Cricklewood. I like the sign, the direct
human, colloquial sign that one sees so
often In England. "Wah and Brush up,"
mJ (he siftu I happened on once or twice.
'Tuppence for Wash and Brush Up and
Looking in the Mirror" (especially looking
in the mirror). I like the directness of
tha sign. "Stick no Bills." Instead of "Post
no Bills." And why not call an auditor
ium, as they do at Harrow, the "speech
halT'T And is It not pleasant and neigh
borly along the high road to come on a
publlo house called the Load of Hay Hotel?
Why not call refrigerators by a strong,
sensible, natural came, Lka "Ice safe"!
Loretta's Looking Glass-WhiteWoman and Scarlet Woman I
The Scarlet woman was the new girl in
the Ttitchen.' The WBlta woman was the
mistress of the- nouse," and of tha love of
her husband and one son.
Of course, the ' White woman did not
know of the staiti on the other. But night
after night ' she9' ieard- the most heart
I f i en sobs. smoUenvd by n stance and an
ffort to qulefthern.
At last she nw-crnded thaT unBer her
clean, happy honorable ronf tree there was
someone mlseta.tle.' It' was hardly believ
able. - -
She Watched her rtiald, and red eyes and
trembling hands told the truth that the
mourning on was actually washing har
dishes three tims a da;. She questioned
The Scarlet woman lied. They all da
They koow thry hav to protect thems-lvas
m the rUbleauS rage of the women they
are not harmed, S&a sai4 she was home-
The sWeet W,te woman was tourbxd
Sha was tender.f .Shf was reasuiing. Time
would make ber tadi pan contented, she
told the (lrL Ani she rhapsodized to har
h jsband and son about the sweet nature
I and fine heart Of a girl who could bo so
' jtorn with angtnsn at separation from noma
The ?carlct womem worked, so f ilthfully
Ehe had been throJgft hell a doubly Aark
and rainful one brcausa so. lonely. This
was hrr chance: She would repair, she
would rebuild, aha would live again In self
r sport and self-support. - Ehe would keep
her baby In the horn till she had saved
rough tnoner to have It with bar.
The rhllan'.hropy ,ef the place a here her
par ch id had sven the light had brought
new light Into the girts soul. She was
rra4y to take advaetags of every oppor
tunity to bo gird.
Then, tha Whits woman went to the
snee4.tr g of a hospital board. And the dl-
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Ths osnrlch It
Wbra dangwi nsar at
Tbal sa sf couns. nrsvidc4
Urn -a ncaa of sae4
of ths Institution uttered ths lov
ing words which well like water from ths
spring of a love-filled heart. She blessed
ths Whits woman for her goodness to the
As If ths gentle praias had been a hideous
curse, ths heart of the Whits woman shriv
eled. She rushsd home. Her priceless
treasure, her boy, was running the Uwn
tnower, and ths Scarlet woman, standing In
ths back porch, was absently watcilng
Maddened by mother fear, all the narrow
cruelty that has made woman abuse her
sister always rising to her 11ns. she re
proached and banished the Scarlet roman.
Ths idea that aha protected tha homo pos
sessed her till It blinded her to reason.
She was removing temptation from her
boy, from her husband, psrhapa.
With hot heart burning with ths in dig
nity, ths Scarlet woman went. All ths
good growth of her repentance died in the
heat of the Whits woman's cruelty, Ths
baby she had cried for, ths work she had
tried to do well., ths hops she had had of
a future serene with right ambitions, be
The Whits woman had turned loose ths
Scarlet one to prey upon her at every
chance. Sha had made aa enemy of her
sex. Shs had riled a heart with the kind
of bitterness which finds no satisfaction
sscept In revenge. Ens had exposed her
son and husband to ths temptation she
had driven from her home. Sha had
put her purpose into malevolence. She
had forgot that men have only to
look to see temptation. Ehe had neg
lected to keep In mind that ths Inspiration
of a Scarlet woman to livs right ia a
weapon of self-defense to ths Whii no
man who gives it. Shs bad tb.own h-r
on heart In the street for the inthlexs
and revengeful feet of the Scarlet v.Qim
Famous Blind People
Henry, the minstrel, of Scotland, who
waa born blind. In ISO, was celebrated for
his poetical works. He wrote ths "Life of
Mlaa Fanny Crosby, ths blind author of
so many beautiful and widely known
hymns, was a resident of New Tork City
a few years ago.
Rev. W. H. Ml bum, born la and whs
lived la Xw Tork City? had hla sight
almost destroyed In early childhood. He
was a powerful preacher and lecturer.
Herman Torrentlus. a Swiss, born la 1
and died In ILXk, although deprived of his
visoo, waa a diatlaguished lltsratus and
wrote ths "Historical and Poetical Dictionary."
"I bear you actuaUy encourage your boy
to send poetry to the --g-r'p-n Lo you
want your son to become a postr
"No; I merely want him to gst ths eon
clt knocked out of him. Lout svtile Cour-taWswrnai.
Gg&sfs of Playhouse
Tbeepls in S8S B. C, acted Ws plays In a
wagon. In B. C-, during jtUs time of
Aeschylus, creator of the drama, ths per
formances) took" place apod temporary
wooden' scaffolds, one of wtilcli, having
collapsed during a representation, the Ath
enians were Induce to build the great thea
ter of Dionyalus,. calMng. Jt ths Lenaion,
which was the first permanent vtone struc
ture of Its kind. It required "MO years to
erect it. . .
There waa no scenery, but ther scena was
decorated so as to represent the locallity
In which the action was going on.
Roofless was Una structure, but around
the building were porticos, to which the
people retreated during rain storms. Some
times awnings were nsed to ward off the
Invariably ths actors were males, who
wore masks with mouthpieces, answering
ths purpose of speaking trumpets. Owing
to ths vastnees of tha theater metal vases
were placed under the seats to serve as
reflectors of sound.
Performances began In the morning and
usually lasted for twelve hours.
This is fie
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DAVID P. rAP.QUHAR.
June 1, 191L
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ame and .dlre-. fchooL
Vivian Alexander, 3406 Chgrles St Franklin .....
Madge Andrews, 912 South Thirty-seventh St Columbian
Perry P. Atkinson, 3017 Meredith Ave Monmouth Tar
Raymond Blake, 1417 Emmet St '. ...Lothrop
Louis J. Berg. 4844 Lafayette Ave , Walnut Hill ...
Fannie Bob, 2115 Burt St Cais
Agnes Christensen, 3011 Franklin St Franklin 1901
Sebastiana Distefano, 413 North Twelfth St Cass U95
Dorothy Dahlman, 2901 Hickory St Tark 1898
Gladys Desterhouse, 2799 South Ninth St Bancroft 1900
Willie Esters. 2918 Grant St Howard Kennedy. 1902
David Farquhar. 3206 Maple St Howard Kennedy .!l 897
Harry Ferer, 934 North Twenty-third St K-ellora 1S95
James F. Griffith, 2417 Cass St Central 1S99
Paul Creenhagen, 2943 Martha St Dupont 1H95
Walter Gaunon, 54 9 South Twenty-fourth Ave Mason 1905
Herbert Goldboroifgh, 1543H North Sixteenth St... Cass 1902
Clifford Hatfield, 1518 North Sixteenth St Kllora 1897
Haxel Heaston, 509 South Thirty-third St Farnam 1S98
Gilbert P. Hansen, 2S6 4 Corby St Howard Kennedy. . 1900
Thelma Hanks, 1914 California St .Central 1900
Elmer P. Helslng. 807 North Forty-third St Saunders 1897
Elsa Haarmann, 1324 South Thirty-fifth Ave High 1S92
Robert, Keyt, 1809 Chicago St Ce&tral 1903
Martha B. KJelldin, S709 South Thirteenth St Edw. Rosewater . . . 1900
Grace B. Lawson, 3106 Dewey Ave Long 1S96
Colinetta E. Lear. 4724 North Twenty-eighth St Saratoga 1901
Ethel B. Morris, 1502 South Twenty-second St High 1896
Frances McCoy, 52 4 South Twenty-seventh St Farnam 1898
Vera B. Myers, 2015 Ohio St Lake 1897
Russell Moraine, 2118 Chicago St Central 1903
Matilda Miller. 2322 Paul 8t Kelloin 1904
Harry Melrln, 4609 North Twentieth St Saratoga 190
Flora Marsh, 4157 Davenport St Saunders ........1903
Willie Nemerek, 1257 South Fifteenth St Comenius . . ... 1903
Albert Neaman, 2 220 North Twenty-seventh St Long ..1895
Harold W. Petersen, 2413 South Forty-first St Beals ,'....1902
Arthur Petersen, 2406 North Thirtieth St Howard Kennedy.. 1902
Psul Quealey, 2927 Davenport St mipont 1901
Allen H. Quail. 4952 North Thirty-fifth St Monmouth Park,. .1904
Lew Reynolds, 2219 Maple St Lcthrop 1898
Margery Swett, Madison Hotel High 1895
Maggie SuteJ, Fourth and Spring Sts ..Bancroft 1905
Timothy Swan. 2004 North Twenty-second St Lake 1897
Benjamin Seldeni, 2201 Seward St Kellora , v. .J897 .
Jessie Scheaffer, 1419 Sahler Ave .....Monmouth Park.. .1903
Philip Singer, 1018 Pacific St Pacific ....1896
William Singer, 1018 Pacific St Pacific .'...1902
Dorothy M. Sherman, 132 North Twenty-eighth Ave. Saunders ........ 1905
Elmer SewalL 2624 Hamilton St Long..... ..1897
Verna Sage, 2517" South Thirty-third St Windsor 1896
DaTid Thomas, Thirty-fifth and Pinkney St Clifton Hill. 1895
Ben Tatel, 622 South Nineteenth St High 1896
Virginia Taggart, Hotel Loyal Central 1903
Edna Verlautz, 6720 North Twenty-fourth St High 1895
Dalsie A. Wyer, 531 South Twenty-second St Central 1898
Dorothy L. Weller, 1906 Blnney St Lothrop .1904
Wade 'Williams, 1325 South Twenty-fifth St Mason 1904
Ralph Wagner, 1501 Ames Ave Saratoga 1901
Everett Whltehlll, 2101 North Fourteenth St. . . . . . Lake .. . 1901
Tabloid History of the Presidents JJ
Orover Cleveland, who served two terms
as a democratic president, with a repub
lican administration intervening, was born
at Caldwell, N. on March 18. JJSJ7. and
died at Princeton, in the same state, on
Jane 24. 1908.
On the paternal side hs wss of English
extraction, while his heritage from his
mother was Irish. Orover Clevelanid's
father, who was a Presbyterian minister,
accepted a call to Fayettevilie, near Syra
cuse, N. T-. where the boy acquired an
academic training. He became a clerk in
a lawyer's office in Buffalo, read Black
stone and In 13t was admitted to the bar.
Simplicity, directness and power marked
bis rise In this profession.
In 1SS1 bs becams mayor of Buffalo
sleeted by the largest majority ever at
tained by a candidate. In UXL, on the third
ballot, hs was nominated for governor of
the state and was elected by a large plu
rality. In HM he was unanimously nomi
nated for president and after an exciting
campaign, which was notorious for Its per
sonalities, bs was elected. His first In
auguration took place March 4. 1&5.
Hs was a candidate for re-election In
U8S, but was defeated, and retired Into
private life for four years. On March 4.
VGti. he was Inaugurated for the second
time. L'pon ths conclusion of his second
term President Cleveland retired Into pri
Hs was distinguished for forcible speech
and action and his addresses reveal great
clarity of thought and powerful directness
of expression. He appealed to ths best
sentiment of ths people.
In June, USX, President Cleveland mar
ried, in the Whits House, Prances Foisom,
the daughter of his early partner and old
friend, Oscar Foisom of Buffalo. Ehs Is a
woman of marked abilitv and rhirm m nA
her influence in (J rover Cleveland's life was
a noble one.
(Copyright, Mil. by ths X. T. Herald Co )
jf Long-Lived Persons j
Announcement was mads on July H, ITS.
of ths death of Charles Roberts, a Vir
ginias, who was lit years old.
Charles McFlndley, who was a captain
under Cromwell, had arrived at ths age
of 141 years whan hs died In England In
According to a Xsw Tork newspaper of
March 24. 1774. Antolns Conns was 116
years old at death. Tha same paper on
tha eleventh of ths succeeding August.
recorded ths decease of John Tics, who
was 12fc years old.
Latest vital statistics published by ths
government cover ths period from 109 to
. In that time thirty -one persons In ths
United States died at ages exceeding 110
years. Ons of these wss 111, one YJk. one Ut
and three lis. while four were 111. Un 113,
three 111, four 114, three 11S and ona Ut
I wouldn't take anything from them short
of an automobile, I should not now be so
terribly nagged by the enemy." Harper's.
THROWING SOME LIGHT
ON THE SUBJECT.
At tke Pall sf Trey,
Ths last Greek had lust shinned down tha
off hind lag of ths Trojan horse.
"Ah me!" sighed King Prim, as hs saw
what waa going on. "If I'd onlv bail the
seass ts tall those busses bearing gifts that
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