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THE OMAHA SXTNDAY BEE: MAY 4, 1913.
Thus OaiAiiA Sunday Bee.
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The Lord loveth a cheerful
giver," not a grouch.
Speaking of our "outworn treat
ies," why not patch 'em?
Bern, Kan., must be tho original
town la that hot old Btato.
Omaha wants cheaper water, but
not in the form of cloudbursts.
Hidden .rebus: How nico the city
looks without a single dandelion
Tho test of the boycout movo
xnent is Its ability to Improve boy
hood. Why talk of tho futility of tariffs?
What would congresses do without
Not a failure among Nebraska,
state banks since 1007. Pretty
A face lined with true character
is prettier than all your cosmetlc
i '"The Last of Horse Cars,"- says, a
headline, Where, In Podunk, Ark. T
."No, in effete Boston. ;
If time makes ttl things right, it
, might work a little llfo into that
grapejuico diplomacy, .
Little Montenegro is about tho
most pugnacious and persistent llttlo
negro Europe has encountered.
Tho Water board boss has evi
dently returned to tho editorial work
,he did during tho legislative session.
"I will utterly consume all things
from off tho land, ealth tho Lord."
Then our dandollons must go in
Hetty Green's Unklssed eon has
decided not to .marry. Probably
afraid he might have to ki his
Wonder if President Wilson will
put the blame on his secretary of
'state, and it he does, whether Mr.
Bryan will stand for it.
The wot and dry fight down at
Lincoln has gotten so florcq that
ven tho sensationalism of the Im
ported evangelist has been lost in
Mississippi valley history writers
are to meet hero this weok. Omaha
has been making some history itsolt
lately that will furnish material for
With 140,000 added to the salary
list, members of the State university
faculty must look forward with a
great deal more satisfaction than
they look backward.
Note that the weather man's re
port gives a substantial excess ot
precipitation over the normal since
March 1. That's what makes the
golden grain that brings the gold.
A man has been unearthed In Chi
cago who has boon leading a double
ltfe, maintaining and raising two
families on 112 a week. .That's the
worst jolt the minimum wage advo
cates have had in a long time.
The death toll of tornado victims
continues -to grow, although every
one agrees it is remarkable- so few
lives were lost compared to the num
her exposed. The seriousness of the
effects on those injured must not
Omafc police kindly led the ad
vance guard of - Industrial Workers
l the World to tho Iowa border line.
And snowed them "what a grand
country toy oeyond. If Iowa and
the rest of the states on to the ocean
will do likewise it might help.
The necessity for rebuilding or re
pairing houses damaged by tho re
cent tornndo thrust upon hundreds
of hpme owners, has started tho ar
gument again as to whether It is
botter to live in one's own or a
rontcd house But tho fact Is that
the exigencies of an elemontal catas
trophe do not add to, or subtract
from, tho reasons that should con
trol this decision.
But now, as it was before, and
as it will bo in .the futuro, nothing
contributes so much toward a man's
fooling of Independence as tho pos
session of his own home for a per
manent abiding place for his family.
Nothing olso stimulates self-reliance,
encourages thrift and proyents waste,
bo much ns the responsibility that
comes with the ownership of a home.
It is truo that ovoryone cannot be
come a homo ownor, particularly the
man whoso occupation or profession
puts him in tho rolllng-stono class,
but that only makos homo owning
a badge ot distinction as marking
tho substantial and steady popula
tion of tho community.
Omaha boasts of being a city of
homo owners, and it will cdntlnuo to
be, bocauso tho largo majority ot
our people would not be content to
live in rented houses when they are
nblo to have what they want all for
Oar Thriving Commercial Club.
Congratulations are due on the
flno financial exhibit made by tho
Omaha Commercial club. Tho re
port of the certlfiod accountant, who
has Just completed checking tho fig
ures for tho year 1012, shows that,
although tho club started out with
an overdraft of nearly 1;700, it
moved to new quarters and paid for
all of tho now equipment, nhd en
larged its operations generally, and
at tho end ot the twelve months came
through with a balance to tho Rood
of 6,500. We do not bellove thoro
Is another institution in Omaha that
has made so noticeable progross, and
can render such a good account, as
the Commercial club does In thin
A referendum of Its readers con
ducted by a curront periodical invit
ing expressions as to tho most useful
Amorloans, discloses two. women
among the twenty receiving tho high
est number of votos. As tho ques
tion was put, it was as to who, among
living men and women, ore the most
valuable to their follows, and whoso
places would be moat difficult to fill.
The two women voted Into the list
are Jfaae Addams and Heltih 'Gould
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DHBjwra, ana u is wortn apservlng
that tho roasons Invariably given for
including them, relat whojly.to their
aotlvity In bhilanthrdDlo work ittirt
social service. Miss Addams, for
example, is cnaraotorized' as "the
highest type of Womanhood, unsel
fishly devoted to tho uplifting of tho
unroninate," and Mrs. Shepard as
"an InBDlrlng oxamnla of lininuuh-
noss' for tho young wdmon! of the
noft and favored class." Many other
reasons are likewise sot out,, but
they all go to the some central
thought of intelligent solf-sacrlflco
and effiolont work for the benefit of
tho unfortunate and less favored. It
is worth noting, too, that-neither of
these women aro professional-agitators
or gollory performers, and that
they havp deeds to point to rather
than mora wqrdfk .It gaOs. without
snylnr that all womaa-cannotibe. use
ful oa the same, large scale, but what
these two women have accomplished
should, and aiist, spur otKerwoaen'
on to usefulness, oaoh'in her eW
field, no matter how restricted.
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Sincerity , in Preaohisf.
Four branches ot the Presbyterian
church are to hold their respective
general nfcaemDlles. in Atlanta, da.,
simultaneously this month. It is'
understood that negotiations looking
toward ho union i of tho northi and
south, tlia old sch6ol and tho United
Presbyterians, will be undertaken.
The. church in various denominations
seems to have recognized at last
that "In unI6n there is strength"
even aj applied to religious propa
ganda and that that union has refer
ence to physical as well as spiritual
amalgamation. Therefore the tend
ency ot the time la toward the merg
ing of denominational lines, a, tend
ency which certainly the world will
acclaim as wise and right.
It is said that one ot the obsta
cles in tho way ot tho proposed
merging at Atlanta is a situation
growing out ot one. ot tho Presby-'
terlan seminaries Union In Now
York. This Is a seminary whore tho
lines of orthodoxy aro supposed to
be Ioobo. Now York Presbytery,
vihlcli favors the seminary, has re
cently licensed young ministers from
that school to preach In tho Presby
terian church, -who openly renounce
certain fundamental Presbyterian
ana evangelical aoctrines or re
ligioncardinal tenets, in fact. So
long as this is countenanced by this
church, the other branches, it is said,
refuse to merge.
This Booms to be nothing else
than a mere matter ot sincerity and
honesty. Whero an institution is
called a church, subscribes to cer
tain fixed, fundamental principles ot
doctrine, logically, those ltcensod to
preach In Its name ought to sub
scribe to those doctrines. If theso
young men, as they frankly declare,
conscientiously reject its fundamen
tal principles, then why ask this
church to llconse and authorize them
to preach for It? If this Is tho situa
tion, why should they not preach In
tho nnmo of somo denomination with
whoso doctrines they agree? Tho
outside world may not bo concerned
as to tho matter of orthodoxy, but
It Is likely to bo concerned In a
way vitally affecting tho church,
about tho sincerity ot Its preachers.
Special Assessment for Water Mains
The Bee has always favored charg
ing back to tho owners ot benefited
property the cost ot local Improve
ments to tho extent that they en
hance their holdings, This Is what
Is called tho system of special as
sossmont for bonoflts, but this
method of taxation, like all others.
has Its limitations. Wo aro not here
discussing any particular law, or any
question ot conflicting authority, but
tho broad proposition ns to tho wis
dom and justice of compelling prop
erty ownors on ono street to pay for
water plpo service by special assess
ment when property owners on tho
noxt Btrcet havo had tho pipes laid
without special payment.
Applying It more concrotoly. all
property owners and taxpayors liv
ing in Omaha havo boon charged
with tho purchase prico of tho wator
plant as it existed at the time tho
city took It ovor, and obligated to
pay principal and Interest on the
17,000,000 wator bonds with whoso
proceeds tho works woro bought. If
property owners who have thus paid
their sharo for tho plant and dis
tributing pipes aB a whole aro called
on again to pay special assessments
for extension of mains in front of
their property, thoy aro in fact re
quired to pay twice, whllo others Day
only once. The baslo foundation for
justice In taxation Is that thoro shall
b strict uniformity and no discrim
ination, other things being equal,
and this prlnclplo 1b violated overy
time wo havo doublo taxation.
If from the start all property own
ers had boen assossod for special
benefits as tho wator mains were
originally built, this condition would
not bo now presented, nor Is It pre
sented In tho suburban areas outsldo
of tho city limits, whero the property
has not contributed to tho purchase
prlco of tho plant. Tho wator mains
need not be extended at all until as-
surnnco Is given of sufflclnnt
patronaga by a minimum numbor of
consumers to warrant tho Invest
ment, but a change to the system of
special assessment .after the largest
part of tho plpeago has beon paid for
as a general chargo on the commun
ity, works inevitable discrimination
ana double taxation.
' " .Smotheririg the. Irai
Tho fraternity has no place In a
high school. The high school pupil
has- bo 'business tbolonglng to ono.
Ha iff trin vntiho-'i hh:.tnni t.
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needs all his 'tlmo arid 'off orta for his
books .and his education suffers at
a most vital point by such diverting
iritluonqoB. Tho school authorities.
theroforo, have, done well, in taking
action to abolish tho fraternity in
the Omaha High Bchool. They havo
Resolved upon expulsion for tho pupil
. 0 . " . m.v. iqu,uov iuu auufUL
society. That Is a drastic measure
put forced, upon tho authorities by
pertain pupils who refused to" be
phockod or controlled by milder no-
AS 1-as. ...
iwa. do u it strikes tliom or their
parents as too drastic thoy will know
yvhere to place the blame.
Tho fraternity, bo far from being,
Justifiable in tho llfo ot a high Bchool
"pupil, Is even condomned by tho lead
ing educators lu tho higher institu
tions. It it is. as docinrofl . hv thn
;P residents' of several of our greatest
universities and colleges, debilitating
to ScholarshlD there, tn
sible word may bo offorod in defenso
of it in tho h,lgh school? As a mat
ter of fnot, the tlmo should speedily
come wnen'the fratorrilty In colleges
and univorslftfes is either abolished
entirely or bo controlled as to con
'tributo to and not dotract from tho
.business of educating young men
and women. Parents should bo tho
.first to co-operate With such a move
ment as that promulgated in our own
Our. government postponed formal
recognition of tho now China ronub-
Ho Just long enough to arrive in the
midst of its first domestic strife. Al
most simultaneously with our not of
recognition. Dr. Sun Yat Sen", foundor
of the republic, appeals to European,
nations to withhold participation In
the five-power loan on the ground
that the government was Implicated
in the murder oraenoral Sung. tSio
'formor minister of education, and
that tho government, conscious of
tho enormity of its guilt and tearing
consequent collapse, will, If It gets
it, uso the money thus obtained to
"wage war against tho poople."
So grave an Indictment of the new
republic thus early In Its career from
pie man who fanned it into being,
must be regarded as Blgnltlcant ot
seriously unsettled conditions. China
in tho first place had existed for
centuries as an empire aud a scion
ot the ruling, dynasty. Yuan Shi Kal,
was made provisional president.
Yuan (had .been a great statesman
under the ' old . regime, bad gained
the title' of "the strong man of
China,'-', and accepted the new order
In apparent good faith, but it was
putting Yuan'8 ancestral instincts to
the acid tostto make him president
ot a republic and expect him bo to
administer the affairs of government
as to avoid strlfo or suspicion ot bad
faith. Particularly does It soem bo,
since Yuan, despite his greatness as
a statesman, had always beon recog
nlzod likewise as a very crafty politi
cian. It was acclaimed an act ot emi
nent greatness on the part ot Dr.
Sun that lmpolled him to prefer Yuan
Sht Kal for tho presidency instead
ot himself, and at tho samo time it
was-mighty good politics. Sun, as
the founder ot the republic, would
havo had difficulty maintaining his
confidential relations with tho poo
plo had ha sccurod the offlco for
Americans, especially since .recog
nizing China, will hope for an early
solution of. tho present problem, but
scarcely cxpoct It until thore has
been, in due course, a succession In
authority, proving the permanency
of tho new institution.
Why Mr. Olney Declined.
Richard Olnoy basod his dccllna
tln of the British ambassadorship
on tho ground of advanced ago and
the insistent demands of prlvato busi
ness. Since then he has given ex
pression' to, pronounced views on the
subject of Panama canal tolls, de
claring that tho United States built
and owns tho canal and has a right
to mako such tdlls as it sees fit.
Perhaps Mr. Olnoy, truo to the In
stincts of a diplomat, did not take us
fully Into bis confidence in announc-J
Ing his reasons for declining tho ap
pointment to tho Court of St Jamos.
What an ombarrasslng thing it
would have beon for ProBldont Wil
son to commission as our ambassador
to Croat Britain, ono in snch sharp
and emphatic conflict with tho Brit
ish view on this paramount matter.
An$ yet, must we seek a represen
tative for London who is known
oither" to havo no doclslvo opinions
about Icanal tolls, or who coincides
with Johnny Bull's Ideas? This
raises a rather Interesting . question.
Ethnology and Finance.
Tho practical business man from
San Francisco now haa the floor In
this Callfornla-Japaneso controversy,
which 1b taking Secretary Bryan to
tho Pacific coast on a mission of
peace. Tho Ban Franciscans aro
thinking of their Panama-Pacific
exposition two years hence, and so
havo resolved against any antl-dllon
land law whatever at this tlmo. In
tho name of practical business, they
plead, at least; for postponement.
Porhaps they aro no moro in favor
of permitting Japanese to own land
than is tho stato administration,
which is promoting the agitation,
but California has survived this long
without such a law, and It might pull
through until after1 tho exposition,
thon take it up.
It is,' perhaps, not unnatural that
thls..vlqw should obtrude itself now,
for Japan has-already threatened
as, of course, it Would not to
patronlzo the exposition If such a
law were enacted. But the action
doos not serve to ennoble the princi
ple of the fight California is ondeavr
orlng to make, it is rather disap
pointing in Its effects. Even the
fodernl government, It appears, Is
not arguing against an antlallen
land law which is. not new In this
country -but tho method ot proce
dure. What it seoks to avoid is a
law so framed as necessarily to of
fend Japan because of Its discrimina
tion. Postponing action ot any kind
is not solving. the problem, which is
euro to oxist and rocur for solution
it not dlspoDod ot now.
Our democratic currency reform
ers at Washington are ' starting out
with a list of questions ,tp -bo. pro
pounded to bankers!-' and financial
experts. But why aBk. bankers, who
nro interested beneficiaries? Why
not go on the democratic 'theory of
tarftf-making that wilfully ignores
and dofles the advice ot tho oxperts?
"Lot theTpeople rulo" has been tho
democratic slogan ot two presiden
tial campaigns, but it is to be dis
tinctly understood that no voice of
tho people expressed through pri
maries will bo recognized as carrying
any obligation In tho appolntmentot
Governor Morehead says he "will
name a man for election commis
sioner for Omaha freo from entan
gling alliances with either ot the
democratlo factions. Can it be pos
sible he is going to name- a good re
publican for this job? v
Tho people ot Nebraska City who
aro loudly protesting against the
threatened referendum of tlfo appro
priation made by tho legislature to
build an armory seem' to think the
referendum is already .too workable.
Ty Cobb, the baso ball peon, seems
to have left those slavery-abolishing
congressmen to hold the Back while
he slides safely back to homo base at
a beggarly $13,000 a season.
A Wisconsin court holds a wlfo
has a right to maul the face ot an
other woman who flirts with her
husband. How about her right to
punch the faithless husband?
Omaha will entertain the National
Cleaners' and Dyers' association in
July, This is an association of men
who dye all the time, but are by no
means dead ones.
Following tho lead of Omaha, De
troit has declared for a clean-up
week. With Ty Cobb at bat, it
should mako it,
COMPILED PROM DEB rtL.ES
TlUrty Years Ago
The Omaha Mutual Assessment Life
Insurance company has Keen Incorporated
by F. M. Packer, II. C. Nlblock, Dr. John
H. Peabody, Ed MoLafflln and J. W.
Lorisberff, the promoters being convinced
of a great future for it.
The old frame building east of Huber
man's Is being torn down to make way
Nine Australian aborigines, In 'charge
of E. Cunningham, agent for Barnum,
were passengers on the Overland.
A new brick block Is to be put up at
onco- by Dan Smith on Douglas street
near Thirteenth, and Henry Spclgel will
put up a block adjoining It.
'Q. W. Llnlnger has gone to Cincinnati.
Mr. and Mrs. D. a. Peters of Eugene,
Ore., aro visiting their aunt, Mrs. E. II.
Mrs. Emma IUrsch of Cincinnati, ac
cqmpanlod by her son, Alec, arrived to be
the guest of Mrs. S. QoeU.
Mrs. F. H. McConncll and daughter and
Miss Uzzle Isaacs, came In from Salt
Lake City to spend about a month here,
stopping with Mrs. W. P. Taylor.
The State Board of Publlo Lands and
Buildings visited the Willow Springs dis
tillery to Inspect the Incandescent light.
wltl a rlerw to putting It In the Insane
asyfrim and new capltol building- at Lin
coln. Some neW weddings posted are Mr.
John L. Beagcl and Miss Clara L. Wil
son, Mr. Edward H. Day of St Joseph
and Miss Anna J. Manning.
Tho Bloux Falls granlto Is expected to
be down the entire length of Douglas
street by July,
Twenty Years Ago
The Columbus Buggy company of
Omaha shipped a carrlasra to JnaoDh
Jefferson at Buxxards Bay, which tho
famous aotor boUKht While hero. tt
was introduced to Mr. Edwards, manager
of the company, by James B. Boyd and
visited through the company's storehouse.
Ho was Impressed with the variety of
vehicles and left his order for yo manu
facture of one (or his particular use.
James O. Ish announced his intention
to engage in the lumber business in
Charles E. Harvey and family left for
the World's fair In the evening.
County Clerk Backett got back from th
Pacific coast, where ho spent a month on
a pleasure trip.
Borne Miller, superintendent of the eat
ing houses along the Fremont Elkhnm
& Missouri Valley railroad, spent the day
Mr. and Mrs. Bristol of Herman were,
guests of Mr. H. A. Allison. lfiOS Kyner
Mr. F. Q. Byles. one of the DronHntnrs
of the Bradford (England) Observer, ac
companied by Mr. Percy Alden of Lon
don, spent the day In tha rltv. Thv
made a complete InBPecUon of The Bee.
and Its huge plant and expressed amaxe-
ment at finding: such a matroDolitmi
newspaper this far west. Both gentle
men .had attended the oDenlmr nf th
"World's fair in Chicago, with which they
were much Impressed.
Ten Years Ago
The Nonpareil Laundry company at
1700 Vinton street was damaged to tho
extent ot (400, or $500 by fir.
Tha last day before the city election
was a busy, and In some cases, a strnn.
uous one. Mayor Moores, republican; Ea
Howell, democrat and E. A. Benson.
antl-republlcan, were claiming the eleo-
uon or mayor, and all Were working
iddrd. Mlko Lee raised the 'roof In a
iirst word Moores meetlne bv an tm.
positioned plea to the working men' to
stand by the mayor and the regular re
publican ticket, being stoutly opposed to
Benson, R. B. Howell, Burbank and 'the
whole ant! crowd.
Chief of Police Dan&huM
six special patrolmen for service on cltr
Tho Carnation Soclsl dun CAVA n vmvnp
enjoyable May' party at Chambers' acao-
, A daughter was, born to Mr. and Mrs.
F. M. Tremoln. 1U7 Vinton street ,- .
Marriage licenses were Issued to ' the
following: Hans Hanson ond Mary . K.
Larson, Omaha: Verne W. Miller and
Lulu V. Cooke. Omaha: Fr&ncla Whit.
Council , Bluffs and Blanche McDonald,
Chicago; John Pierce. Corning, Mo., ana
aiargaret, Jartnett, Omaha; . Hoi Ev
lrowes and . Ella M. Fisher, Omaha:
Frank H. Iluby and Blanehn nmmLv
People and Eyents
Cheer up! A, few lost games doesn't
drive tha pennant out of sight
Tho supremacy of man over woman
cannot be demonstrated so long as man
cannot make a belt do' the work of a
pair of suspenders
There Is talk in Philadelphia of sup
pressing 10-cent stores because they con
stitute a great temptation for tightwads
to blow themselves.
Scientists are taking shameless liberties
with the age of, Methuselah, cutUng his
years down from C9 to 79. That's what
befalls a patriarch who is a dead one.
For some unaccountable reason digging
dandelions Is not. classed among the ex
htlarutlnff joye of homo ownership. Pos
sibly the Joy classifier will do his duty
as soon as bis back ceases to grunt
. Railroad in Ohio and Indiana compute
their -flood losses at 20,Q0O,O?0. On the
Unes.of the Big Four system nineteen
steel bridges were wrecked. As a wrecker
of property the March deluge has the
March tornado "beaten to a fraxzle."
General Coxey, the most noted hot air
warrior on the hobo pike of twenty years
ago, predicts that rivers ot blood will How
In 191 C Just why the event Is delayed a
year is not explained. Male persons par
tial to that color are eagerly hopeful of
rural scenery matching- their red neck
ties. Mr. and Sirs- Flnley J. Shepard are
back in New York from a. threo months'
honeymoon tour of Europe. Mrs. Shepard
will take up and continue her helpful ac
tivities Just as plain Helen Oould did,
while Flnley expects to ffraap a few Mis-ilourl-
Padflo levers and . start things,
though ' considerably less fearful of the
Tha Boston piobe heads oft' a surprise
party by announcing that "President
Lowell of Harvard is going to visit Cleve
land, Chicago, Indianapolis, St Louis,
Kansas City and Omaha, to meet I far.
vard clubs uri discuss college problems.
Incidentally he will accept any 1 ttle
tl.CCO.000 checks that may be offered." Get
your checks ready,
SECULAR SHOTS AT PULPIT.
Ban Francisco Chrontole: A minimum
wage for clergymen was seriously dis
cussed at a recent religious Conference In
the east The wages of sin may be death,
but the wages of piety are sometimes
little more than a bare living.
Boston Transcript: Sixty Pittsburgh
preachers got together the other day,
took off their coats and tried to touch
their fingers to the floor without bending
the knees. Is bending the knee, going out
of fashion among Pittsburgh clergymen?
Philadelphia Ledger: A New York the
ologian came to Philadelphia to preach a
sermon to show that Christianity had
made no progress after nineteen centu
ries. There are vorlpus kinds of pessi
mists, but the pessimist in the pulpit Is
the dreariest human being that ever spun
cobwebs between tweedledum and twee
dledee. Louisville Courier-JournaH "Shall the
Jews of today reclaim Jesus?" asks Dr.
Stephen S. Wise, the Jewish rabbi of
the free synagogue In New York, arguing
forcefully that Jesus should be assigned
to the place In Jewish life and Jewish
history which is rightfully His own, that
He should bo reclaimed by the Jews be
cause He was "not only a Jew, but the
Jew of Jews." Rabbi Wise says that "In
reapproprlatlng tholr elder brother, Jesus,
the Jews of today are! not urging a single
step forward toward Christianity, but
accepting the Jewish teachings of Christ
the Jew." He characterizes Him as a
teacher, a leader, a prophet clear-vi-sloned,
tenderly , lovjng, selfish, godlike,
though not uniquely godly," and "not
humanly divine, but divinely human."
For urging the same thing upon its Jew
ish friends and readers the Courier-Journal
was recently roundly taken to task
by those who would uphold a mob of
hoodlums who in Jerusalem two thousand
years ago perpetrated a wanton, cruel
and vile murder.
BLASTS FE0M RAM'S HORN.
Man Is most like an angel Just after
a good dinner.
Many a man has to walk because he
rides a hobby, r,
Nothing a child says should ever be
treated with ridicule.
The higher the standard of piety the
hotter the devil's fire against it
There Is a kind of religion that says
too much In church and too Uttle at
The great Question Is not how lrmir
we are going to live, but how.
There is nothing like faith In Qod for
ohanglng a dark prospect into a bright
The man is very weak who can not
say no to himself whenever It should
Take plenty of time to count your
blessings and you will aways have plenty
of blessings to count
If you take your boy to see the pro
cession, don't blame him for wanting to
go to the circus.
If the Lord helped you out of a troublo
yesterday, it means that He will help you
out of another tomorrow.
If the Lord had wanted angels to do
the preaching He would have known
where to find them by the legion.
Writing In the 1 American Magaxine
Gelett Burgess gives a modern flavor to
"A man with small feet hldeth .them
not, and she whose hands ore -well formed
dellghteth to play chess.
"Why doth the virgin rejoice? Why
readeth she her love letters to hor sis
ters? Behold, there Is a compliment
therein, and It shall not be concealed.
"Enthuslastlo Is women's praise of a
passable damsel; yea, they lift up their
voices continually, saying, Lo, she hath
flno eyes. But when she who dazxleth
men's sight approacheth, behold their
tongues aro hushed, they whisper one to
another in their confusion, confessing her
"As a man with his first automobile, so
is an old wlfo with a young husband;
she is fond, yet fearful.
"The shop-damBel extolleth her warns,
saying, Lo, I myself wear this kind. And
the customer smlleth bitterly, and turn
ethaway. 'To a clever woman, a man without
audacity is weariness to tha spirit: snd
as for the timid one who obeyeth her,
lo, she sendeth him upon errands."
Ethel: I am glad you like my canthrox
Bertha: You ask why a woman in the
twenties gets crow's feet and wrinkles
and what to do to avoid them. Ill health
may cause loss of flesh and sagging of
the skin which Js no longer filled out by
flesh, but more often they are caused by
worry, deep thought scowling or the habit
of smiling. They can be quickly removed
by using this stimulating vegetable Jelly
cream which can be made at home at very
little cost and will, while filling out the
wrinkles, purge the skin of muddy spots
and pimples. Get from your druggist one
ounce almoxoin and dissolve It in half-pint
of cold water, adding 3 tablespoonfuls of
glycerine. Stir and let stand one day.
Apply to wrinkled surface or entire face
to prevent wrinkles and leave through'
night Then wash off and' use more of the
Jelly-cream as a massage. This treat
ment will remove the most obstinate wrin
kles or finest crow's feet while toning
the skin to a velvety texture. It Is grease
less and does not grow hair,
M. W: Worry will not remove the futz
from your chin. Get a small, original
package ot delatone and With water mix
Into a paste enough ot the powder to
cover the hairy surface. Apply and after
3 or three minutes rub off, wash the skin
and the fuxt is gone. This Is a harmless
method and does not discolor the skin.
Be certain it is delatone you get
Myra: Thick, glossy eyebrows add
greatly to beauty. Get a small, original
oackage of pyrexia and rub some on eye
brows frequently with forefinger. This
produces the desired effect To make eye
lashes long, silky and curly, apply pyrox
tn at lash-roots with thumb and fore
finger. Be cautious and don't get any
where no hair is wanted,
Luclle: Face-lotions or washes are to be
preferred to ordinary face-powders. Your
sallow, dark and oily skin can be made
white and more youthful if you wUl use
nln.. T-rt ha1r.nt.it n f hnt w.l.r
or witch hazel and 2 tablespoonfuls of gly
cerine aaa 4 ounces oi spurnuu., ii in"".
unUl cold. Apply to the hands and face
with the palm of the hand and continue
rubbing the skin where applied until dry.
This is a beautlfler that when on seems
part of the skin, and given U a velvety
appearance. . . .,
Blanch: If your eyes feel tired and are
dull and Inflamed, you need an eye-tonic.
Dissolve an ounce of crystos In a pint ot
water. One or two drops of this in each
eye every day Is all that Is needed to
strengthen your eyes and make them
v-.-u. mnA oark.Ung. This tonlo will sot
smart or burn and U a great aid to those
Our fast friends don't always travel at
a rapid pace.
Of course, an actress thinks she Is a
star when she Is praised to the skies.
Drinking Is apt to give a man an un
steady gait but a nightcap goes to his
All married men are not pessimists, but
most of them are at least ex-optlmlsts.
There are always two sides to an ar
gument, bUt unfortunately there is only
Every, man's credit would be Improved
by paying his bills as promptly as he
pays a grudge.
The women who have a dread of their
husbands marrying a second time gen
erally live to a ripe old age.
It's all right to be an early bird, pro
vided you are not merely scratching up
the worms for the late risers.
Some, people .are so narrow that it
seems aa though they might almost pass
through the eye of the proverbial needle.
Never Judge by appearances. It doesn't
necessarily follow that a girl plays the
harp Just because she talks with a
twang. Boston Herald.
Mrs. Brooks What operation tn den
tistry do you consider the most painful?
Mrs. Rivers My husband says paying
the bills is what hurts him the worst
"You ought to brace up and show your
wife who is running things at your
"It isn't necessary. She knows.' Hous
"'Don't you think we ought to have
laws providing that no man shall leave,
his family more than 1100,000?"
"No. I'd Tather havo laws providing
that no man shall leave his family less
than that" Louisville Courier-Journal.
"Who was Solomon?" asked tha Sunday
"He was the greatest ladles' man that
ever lived," spoke up the new boy, seeing
that no one else seemed to have an
answer ready Chicago Tribune.
She It waa a ral swell wedding, wasn't
He Was it? Two columns and pictures
a day for' six days?
She (ecstatically) Oh, It must have
been -wonderfully beautiful. St Louis
Hostess Won't you sing something! for
Young Woman (modestly) Wen, CT1
ostess Yes. do try. at any rat n Bos
"Why does the Bible say that peace
makers are blossed?" asked the Boob;
"Because they aro the shock-absorbers
on the Joumey of life," replied the Wise
Guy. Cincinnati Enquirer.
"Are you in ,favor of government own
ership of everything?"
"How do yon think snob a schema
would work out?"
"Nobody can tall. That's what makes
It so Interesting and attractive." Wash
"Our product is thoroughly tested be
fore leaving the factory. No man can
sell stuff today that has not been tested."
"We manage to sell our product with
out tesUng It"
"That's odd. What do you sell?"
"Dynamite." Washington Herald.
' J. M. Lewis in Houston Port
Sunday- morning. Bomehow -when
Sunday morning comes again -Something,
seems to've been unfurled'
And wrapped all about tho world; ' '
Something full of Peace and song.
Something full, of love, and strong;..
As a mother's boundless love;
Something out' of the abovft'1
And lies on the singing hills i
And lies on tho singin gtilla
Lighter than the bits of sun.
Making' them glad and they run,
Blnglng songs that never cease;
Songs whili breathe an. endless peace.
Everywhere the breexes blow,
Evorywhi-ro the ros grow,
Everywhere a violet
With the morning dew is wet
Everywhere pathways are sweet
And mail 'glad for baby feet
Everywhere b.rds havo a nest
Everywhere soft shadows rest
Everywhere smoko-i.rirals rise
Fr jm a cottage to the. skies
Something bends down from above.
Bringing peace and bringing love;
Soothing heartaches, healing pain.
As white blossoms follow rain.
Country roads wind up tho hill.
Country fields lie wido and stiff,
Trees stand, mirrored in each stream.
And tho world spreads like a dreaai
Far as human eyes can see;
Sweet sweet as the used-to-be:
Peaceful as when llfo was young
And Ita gladdest songs were sung:
Hearts that throb and hearts that acha
Btmlned until they almosttoeSS
Byes which could not see for tears.
Kf.KL weajy through the years.
Bouls whtoh craved a swift "release
Sunday mornings bring them peac7
who wear glasses. It makes the ere. ..
ml h0 18 0n the stage, telfi
? h keeps her much-admired erea
beautiful by using this tonioT I fln?u
7 thtasto weak, lrnnaiSTdul!
and tired eyes and for granulated eyelids.
A? r?J ,7? i" only ? "P0 complaint
At tho first signs of -warm weather
"apring fever." poor appetites, pal leTiS
low. pimply faoes and that tlredT drowsy
overworked feeling remind us of the Tnr
ent need of taking preventive measures
to ward off slokness and give us energy
had than the good old-fashioned one mad
at home at small cost by dissolving an
ounce of kardene (which you can obtain
at any drug store) In one-half pint alcohol
adding ohe-half cupful sugar and hot
water to make a full quart. A tablespoon
ful before each meal will do wonders for
those who feel "all gone" after the strain
6f winter or who feel sick and yet don't
know Just what's tho matter.
Dorothy. You can make a fine quinine
hair tonlo as follows: To 1 ounce of quln
soln add tt pint of alcohol and H pint ot
oold water; let stand until the qulnzoln is
dissolved. Rub In well until absorbed:
This will remove dandruff and stop falling
hair, relieve Itching scalp, keep the- scalp
In healthy condition and promote the
growth of hair If used once or twice a
week. Shampoo the hair twlco a month.
(See answer to Ada J.)
Ada J.: The best and cheapest shampoo
I know-of is, made from pure, plain can
throx. Simply dissolve a teaspoonful ot
canthrox In a cup of hot water and stir
well until all is dissolved; then proceed to
shampoo by pouring It on the hair and
rubbing well. This makes a tine lather
which makes the head feel good, and
Cleans the scalp, relieves Irritation and
makes the hair soft and fluffy and such
a shampoo costs very little. (See answer
to Dorothy for making a ood hair tonic)
Mrs, T.: It Is true that exercising and
dieting have brought about satisfactory
results to many who considered them
selves too tat but If you are so situated
that you cannot take exercise and find
that dieting weakens you, I would advise
you to try a simple mixture of parnotia
and hot water. Put i ounces ot pamotls
in Vii pints ot hot water and shake well
unUl dissolved. Strain when cold and It
Is then ready tor use. Take a tablespoon
ful 3 times a day and Just before meals.
This Is a harmless flesh reducer.
Read Mrs. Martyn'a book, "Bvauty,
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