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YES, AND HARRY HEARS THINGS, TOO
Copright. Ntiur.l Ncui Association
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U. S. Navy an Excellent
School for Young Boys
By ELLA WHEELER WILCOX.
"l hv four brothers who arc sailor
In. the servic of 'l'ncl Sam." Thy r
all weD educated, lovers of burnt, mother
nd ' sister and in hoit, art perfect
any girl would be
proud or owning aa
l have a fifth
brother who la also
well educated who.
like .many oilier.",
haa put hli educa
tion, to p use. Me
ls the find who
lounge on our
street comer ami
frequent! the many
pool perlora of our
city, the kind who
live on their moth
er' money, wh6
never work, and
the kind who cause
many.. tnother'a heartbrjak;. till he Is
mora respected than, my brother! who
wear -the uniform of l'ncl Bam ! nary.
i and who icrv VfT Old Glory", for four
' yean. ,.
, "It seems a If the puUlc despised the
! boy who are trying- to dn their duly In
: the navy. Why li It? Will you write
on. this and will you please try. to re
mind tlx peuplc that ouK.Apicrican llue
Jaakots Uve lor u,' flsht for u and would
willingly- die for u were there jiuch
need."-' .' -. - . - -
Thet eoir.i)ialnt of- the young woman
who write thin letter i aomethlng of
a surprise; fit 1 know and have known
' many Jiio tailor lad, who teemed to be
social favorite in their elrol. ... ,
Tke navy 1 an eieellent achool for
'yon boy. If they have been Uugut
any right moral ideal! at home.. They
i learn system, order, cleanliness and pa-
' tlence In the four year at ea. And all
thee thing are wrong foundation tlm
be re tn the structure of character. , a
I have known a worthies ne'er do well
i boy, who w the despair of hi parent!
' and teacher, to return from four yean
In the navy, a enslbie. tnauatnoua, ro
but ambltlou -oung r.n, ready to
settle down to a busliif career, and to
be a model huiband. father and cttlien.
Any ayatem of Ufa which can: and doe,
do thl (or our boy! ahould be held In
high eateem. ,
The life of a sailor i one which call
forth the very airoiurest traits In the na
tufa of man. It necessitate the use of
the entire mental and physical equip
ment; for there are all' kind of climate
to meet, all kinds of disagreeable duties
to perform and alt klnda of men to en
counter a iiperior and petty rffleer.
The small officer upon a fhlp Is some.
time an Intolerable being; who fear the
dtr.'rrer.-e between hi position and that
of the bluejacket will not be marked, un
ices he assumes a Ira of Importance and
superiority. And the bluejacket must sub
mit to the airs and hold hi peace. And
by o doing he will ktow In the power 01
All these experiences fit uim for a bet
ter citlsen later In life. -
Tlx one obstacle In the path of the
sailor lad, a he tela out on hi career, i
where he suffers from a lack of monh
Meal. . .. . ..... .
If ha has been allowed to grow Into
adolescence without .knowing the ' dan
ger which attend uncontrolled lex Im
pulse. If he na not been taught the
awful physical punishment wb.ch come J
to the flrrt, second and third generation
uf men and womm who are ptwnln u-
ously self-indulgent in these relations i
(meant, for the highest use), and f Uey
have not been Instructed In the chemical
effect of Wrong drink on the brain and
cotntlluJlon.. then the sailor boy de In
deed often become abame and. dis
grace' to their families and the nation. .
Were ilia loyal sister of the four fine
bluejacket brothers to travel about the
earth; and land In many ports, eh would
understand bow much of th III report
attached to sailor origin tea, ,
.'Were ah to ee and hear the drunken
revelry of shins' crews, which go aahorc
after many week at aea. she would find
the darker side of the shield which pre
sents only Its golden coW to her through
her' good and worthy brother. .
All honor Indeed to such sailor lads as
these. And may all our bluejackets, ev
erywhere in all port of th world, where
they may land, deserve auoh praise as
this good sitter bcatow on her good
All honor to th mother who bore them.
Copyright, W1J, by A merles n-Journal-Examtner.
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Sherlocko the Monk
The. Adventure of the Diving Passengers Y,
tlj Cl'8 M.VGER.
Copyright. 111. Matlonal Nwi
By REV. THOMAS Ii. GREGORY.
sovemors and a republican president, a
trick that was never performed before,
and that. In all probability, will never be
It was infamous, but It waa final. Hor
rible as It mas It waa a decision; nd by
the decision tuc great democratic party of
the nation resolved to abide. Thoueaui
of noble men, patriot to th core, are
atlll of Ihe opinion that the democrats
should never have yielded to Hie "eight
to seven commission;" that peace with dis
honor was a greater calamity than a war
would kav3 been, and that while in the
event of war the battle sear would In
the course of time have disappeared, our
country can never-literally never-put
away fron itself the eh me that It In
vited when It consented to sacrifice prin
ciple to policy.
I ' Jaanary SO, 1STT.
It was thirty-five year ago today
i January F, 1W7 that the famous elec-
toral- eotmaliHou, ap-Aued by conTes
to , settle the Hayei-Tllden contest
buckled dawn to It work in th room of
th supreme court.
I Those Mill living
who : were . old
eneucn at the tlm
to ' taw an Inter
eat In rassing
eveata can never
forget, ihe thrill
ing excitement of
those days. Thou
sand have earn
estly prayed that
such day may
never rotne again.
Only once before
bad ,1he country
ever -sen th like in 161-5 when the
, north and the south aprarg tt each
I other's throaia in the hle-and-death
I struggle over secession.
But the days of '74-77 were even worse
I tftan those that followed Sumter, since
they were ominous of a war aft widespread
I as th country Itself, a war that would
I have been felt In every home In the n-
tion. as, from north to aauth and from
, east to weat, through every section of
I th Union, It would have arrayed father
I asfiaat on and brother against brother.
I Tb democrats were confident that their
i randidate. Mr. Tllden. had been elected;
the republicans claimed that their candl
I date, Mr. Hayea, bad been elected, and
th confllctine; report comma; In day
; after day only added to the already In
i tens excitement. It looked like war.
Thousands believed that war waa inevit
able and millions were alt ready for th
fray' that appeared to be to close at
Then it was that the eloral'comrc!
rioa was agreed to by the congresa-a one
sided affair fromahe start., an "eight to
erea commisnon," eight republican and
seven democrat. And "eight to aeven"
It remained from start to finieh. it was
"eight to seven" when tt took It first
vote and It was -eight to even" when it
took It final deciaton March S. maktag j ,f a My vork
Hayea president. - - - - - won't help htm much to learn a trade.
n commission "". Don t tell the women, but
I Dinkelspielisms J
By CROKGE V. HOB ART.
Money va der root or much friendship.
Rlchea may haf vlnge, but dey doen'd
fly my vay
Ven ve get vot ve rant ve cheserally
find re doan'd vant It.
Of two evils alvays choose d run
least likely to be talked aboukL
Ven a man gets to be bis own vorst
enemy der tight 1 alvay to a finieh.
Porretimea der man dot relght his
vorda nuke V most heaviest talker.
It ain't so much vot v know or vot ve
ey. It Is vot ve know how to say.
All der vorld luffs a Itiffer. but yust
der same dey vaa gid Tea be marries
der girl. ,
I know a man vkh reads ail der latest
novels and still eat pie mlt a knife.
t'nt I set to Spiegel: "Per man dot
tries to please eterybody Is der same fel
low dot can take a drtr.k of whiaky or
let It alone. He doan'd do needer."
"Sure;" set Spiegel.
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WOCttXI na NAT
vsjmm rM BAT
0Jv.LI Ttii.it iui
acie it maoe men warn to be known a model bus-1
7: or id and iJKiinani elect democratic ; band. I
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"l-. ure'.t I
JViEfcE S A
man, cm ihat
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MAO ACT In JUHPMO. OFF I
rFtJtlMNIA AFTEH TOU?
HAT HAF AU40ST SeloCKCOr
WCCA.. I lUUU'T iuI
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m t rwsj
TO, WHO 5 1 I" AeTCF. tOUR) I '.SO K N PAaM I f
kcau iu iue I HH Ma a ilnre Cu...e J ' J
A man killed himself out weat th other
1)'. and left httar teillag why h did It.
1 m la no troubla la particular.'' a
rot th ma In th letter, "I am just
urea tr living, that' all I have enough
.noney so that I
don't have to work,
and my health I
a good a I could
expect at say age,
after tb nerve
racking Itf I bav
led. But what
there to Ilea for?
Tv ea it alt,
been It all. and I've
mad op my mind
there l na longer
any such thing a
unselfish love In
th world. Th
gun crsxy on
elf uetua. Wo
men marry for
money, awa marry for ambition, to get
partnership with father-in-law: noth-
era dress up and parade th street,
daugHtar 11 ahead and let mother work,
father won't glv up their cigar and
thalr club for anything on earth. All lf.
all gait I hat tuck A world, to I am
glad to die." ,
And at th very moment whan that
poor, foollah. verwrooght man lev down
to dl because there was no mora na.
selfish lov In tb world, a woman elag-
ferM asm Kanaaa pralrv with her
Ultle boy ki her arma
They were eaight In a billiard. 1h
Women took off her coat and wrapped
the lltll boy la It, and when they found
her th next morning h wt dead, but
tne iitua bay Bvad Fad wlU Hva
And every wemaa who read th ttery
of what that mother did drew her own
children closer to her heart ani laid to
herself, "I would de th tame for you.
my darling; ys. for th tout among
you." And what ski said waa true, tno
tbat'a tb beat of It.
She would d It and do It twlc ovr
for any lit tie helpless child of her and
count herself bleated to be M to do tt
Where la th world do these peopi
Hv who talk to much about th .
flshMM of modern lifer What sort of
folk do thsy oeunt among their friend.
N unaslflshntM left In th world! No,
nor utdlght, nor break of ear, nor
bright moon at night, nor wind that
sing In tb entmney rner nothing
then la I tru. If w bllv what that
Th world was never e full f gan-
sreus, una in ah thought aa It la Una
Only a few year ago they tied Inaan
ptopl up la aotaoma cellar, or oar tied
them arosnd In covared earta and ex
hibited their d unreal for money.
A few years ag when, a poor man
was taken III he died aloa In hi hut
or In hi squalid room. Nowaday h haa
th beet care, th beat dec tors th world
can glv. and th pne-lio pays for It all.
A horse cannot slip down In th street
of any city in thl country today with
out having some an from a homajie
society push through the crowd to as
what th trouble I and what ought to
be dona for humanity' sake.
And th mother! Th ' mother ar j '
th bum as they have always bean and--' .
always will be thank th rood maker"
of alt thing good. There may be a1',
few rwtleaa, discontented failure wh i
ear r rail them set re mother, but lhe4
ren't the real thing, they are solir" " '
th Imitation, and a poor Imitation at'i
All th modern ImprovsmauU o rtJi'.x' ,
aa't ehantT honest, ttmnK human a'rf
tun. If not fair to think a womaaV' .
can't be Just a sweat and as Food with c J
a (mart gown and a pretty hat an as '
th ran If h I a dowd and what thejf
aaed to can a "ha bean. la th a s,'
when It wa conaldered vulgar to w j
lns. '- . .'
"Women naarry for money"' not half -, ,'
much a they did fifty, or even twenty" f .
flv. year ago. Women practiealty had'1
to marry for oroerhlng In thoa days or
be condemned ts b th fifth wheel In,
sow sna'a coach th raw of thalr nVenie
Half tb tromen who walked1 up to the HU
altar twtaty-ftr years ago heard th "
wedding ceremony with Jnt on Idea In,, .
their beads: "Wall, anyhow m not an
old maid now!" ...
That's aB ohanged. No girl haa ts marry
to kF from being aa old maid then .
day a. Ther are a old maid. Thef af -:: 1
haokalor women and mighty free and, "'
Independent and hatvy oreatar a wkoio
tot of them are, too, It yo aaa tn.: j;
Any level-bead ad, saaslbla, argetidJ
girl man make her own Hvlng the,.,
day, and do what she Hkea with ber1'
ll(-oo she doesn't marry unlets shi",t,'
really wants ts. '. ,".wr:
Men marry tot mbttion." I don't be-"'
ev it Any man who la a man woulI!"
starry a gin without a cant to bar nam -a;
rather than be deptadent upon his Wife""
for aueeaaa. Mea were never aa tree to'
marry th sort of girt they really rlkd;"i
s they ara tday. They net all klndt
ow sooieCy, bualnea. . profeeetonal-all
they have to to is to coo and make th !
right girl sm It th right way.
Mothars par th Mr, aa tkeyl'
What mother T I don't see many of thla ,,'
sort around where I Itv. Moat mother .
are aatlrely ton busy to aarad ay.'j'm
Olrla II abed while wother work! What '
sort of girt d thut Moo that I know,
Th modern girt has a tlm to II abed. t' '
gne bs to be up ketltnae to keep up with )
the pi oc stolon- -' 1
Nothing to Uv for! Poor bub! Now.-,.;
If yon bsd only waned a day or so you '
might hav read alt about the poor trttle " j
boy left alon In th world whan hk'
mother fro ts death to aara him. and'
than yon could bav taken that boy and
used om of that useless money of your '
m bring him up and fir him a chance In.
Ufa. ' m
Nothing to Uv for, with th great'
world full of people who needed your " ;
help, needed your comfort, needed your., -'
Nothing to live fer! Why. 5eu intr ,
really Uvad at all, that's what was thv'
matter with you, poor tool. -t i
What a pity you didn't bav to keep. '
working for a living. That might tun,1'
kept yea allro. -h
The Superlative Age
asaw it f i
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
Ther Is a tlm In a girl IK when
h ee everything through th tpy-glaa
glut la too wretched to Uve. and Brood
Over a tittle sorrow tut It becomes a
ah th happiMt mortal an earth,
nd Irritates th sober minded round
her with her exuberane f spirit Just aa
h annoyed them with th depth ef her
F he I ttarvlng to death, or baa eatea
enough t kill her. Lit I a ft or a
famine. wtnga b etwee th wildest
Joy and th deepest despair.
rjha la a creature of extreme. Some
day the anstebtllty of wo wiQ change
bee Into a philosophical woman, but until
that tlm come the will (ufftr more
than older haarta real Ire.
Her griefs are greater because b
ha yet to learn that they will too pass
Har Jo? a affect her mor deeply be
cause experience hes not pre pa red her
for tb frailty of their existence.
8 be goes through Ufa dancing, or with
tad bowed. W who ar order fear
causa for shams that w fmd fault with
It Is to my girls In thl mpariatrr
period, who bar not yet horned to view
life calmly, and to wbom -philosophy"
means decrepit ag Inteed of th wis
dom of experience, thet I bring a motto
It I old. It 1 abort, tt '.a.is all
ornament of language, lacking th
pretty trimming of tweet-sounding words.
it is easy to remember.
i It was a favorii motto af th Greeks,. !
of ancient time. In wboa Itres ther i,0 :
much we hoold emultt. . . - '
It Is this: - .
"Not too much." :.. .. ti
If that war cot out and1 parted across i
a corner of your mirror, niy Jear gfrti l
would It save yon a watte emotion t ), i
Would It reatratn n If you apptteU;
th powder puff one too often? '-'t'
Would It control yon In materlai .ex-'i,.(
cet a it control yon m mental? - t .ni
It you ar haling Borneo beyonf
sens or reason, would it call yo kau4.r '
to normal? - ' i i ' .
It you nrlng to extremes n matter of''
attire. - It you deal la exaggerations 10.,'T,
peach, if you lov or hat to excess.
If your head 1 bowed becauee yon eatT- ,
not 4anro an th time. If you ar rck-.?? '!
tea of health and thooghtlea of mni' j.
ner, will not thl motto help you? '
"Not too much." Do you suppose, .' '
tb wis old Greek philosopher of as may.eV
sees ago who gave that motto to tlief
world, was thinking of you, my deai
girl? .... .
It Is full of wimlng to b alrapl airJ""
sataral and honest
ory Awkvesurd. . ,.r ,'
"Teu ve mad a mlstako an pour --
par," aald tn Indignant man, aTtaring '
th editorial aanctum. "I was on 04'.
th competitor at the athletic matcl
yaateerlay. and yo bar called m th',-
well knorn lightweight champlea.
"Well, aron't your aid taa editor.
"N'o, I'm nothing of th kind; and H'r
confoundcdly awkward, neeauao you see. .
I'm a coal mcrchaot." cltrelacd I naltr.
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