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week, and churches of almost every do- of the closets from the grounds o tho
nomination have encouraged its mem- basemen: of the Presort school whs a
bers to form groups among themselves, great improvement. Tho Prescolt has
Worry really comes from a lack of been a school a heie dip tberia has sip
faith in Divine Provideuco, and thoy pcared at various times and it is thought
who would eradicate tho evil announce tho new arrange tu:nts will uibke a great
three distinct purposes: First, tc bmL- d.fforenco in tnis respect. MeselamesS'n-
stantiato faith and peace for doubt,
anxiety and uorest; second, to s'udy 10
ligious tiuth from the Ecientilic stand
point; third, to entourage those who be
come interested in tho ecientilic methods
or religious thought to remain in tu- ir
' Ten rules for conquering the worry
habit are given.
' I. Consider wtat must be involved
in the truth that Go.i is Infinite, and
that jou are part of his plan.
Jl. Memonze some of tho Seripturo
promises, and recall them when the
temptation to worry returns.
HI. Cultivate a spirit of grati'.udo
for daily mercies.
, IV. Rea'ize worrying as an enemy
which destroys your happiness.
V. Realize that it can Le cured Ly
VI. , Attack it definitely as something
to Le overcome. m
VII. Realize that it never has done
and never can do the least good. It saps
vitality and impairs the mental faculties.
VIII. Help and comfort 3 our neigh
bor. IX. Forgive jour enemies and con
quer you aversions.
X. Induct others to join the "Don't
Worry" movemi nk.
And one might add, "don't worry"
whenjou do not succeed in inspiring
Don't worry, in other words', when you
cannot be special providence to eai h and
all of your neighbors.
The different circles meet at d.tTerent
house?, and devote themselves to discus
sions or put suits that have a tendency to
- lighten and refresh tho mint. Thoso
who lack the frtiih to keep them from
worry are taugLt the suentitic reasons
for its being a wa. e of f.re.
February A Crete Sjnsis met with
Mr. Drake, the pres-Uct. Mits Wilson
being absent Mrr. Mason ;cted ts so. re
tary. Fourteen anmbi-is were present,
answering to roll evil With quotations
from Shakspere. Alter an hour devoted
to business the fo lowing program was
Lesson England and Mary Stuart.
Character Sketch f John Knox
Review of the Reign cf Henry VI If...
. Mrs. Sbanafclt
Paper Catherine of Aragon..Mrs. Root
Current EvoLts Mrs. Mas.-n
The papers were particularly good and
held tho interest of all. The afternoon
was one of pleasure and the dainty re
freshments served by the hostess re
ceived due appreciation. Adjourned to
meet with Mrs. Frank Johnson, Febru
Leese, became attorney general of the
' The City Improvement association of state he removed witti his family to Lin
Lincoln met Wednesday in the Capitol coin, where Mrs. Scott, (then Efh'e Leese)
building with tho president, Mrs. Lang- assisted him for some ears as stenogra
worthy Taylor in the chair. The reports pher. In 189.3 she married Mr. Archi
from the chairmen of the various com- bald A. Scott, of the First National
mittees appointed to advise concerning bank, and has since reside! in Lincoln,
the condition of the grounds about the Shortly after her marriage she joined
schools were read and adopted. The the New Took Review club, an organi
ladies of the association realize that the zation of twenty members, who meet
school board is hampered by an inade- semi-monthly to review ttie current liter
quate amount ot money aad their sug- ature of the day. .Vrs. Scott still keeps
gestions are made with a hope that the her membership in this club, in spite ot
board may be inc'ined to accept their later duties which came to her and has
help in tne improvement of the some- served as its presiJent and never lost her
times squalid surroundings of the school interest in its welfare,
buildings Four 3 ears ago whin the Woman's
Mrs. Marshall offerel a report em
bodying her observations of the present
condition of the high school giounds,
and expressed her opinion as the resu t
of investigations, that they would, as
soon as possible, be very much improved.
Mrs. Bushnell said that the removal
mark, Kelley. McLeunan aad Hilicer.
presented lept rti of the condition of tho
Park, Vine Streit, Bryant and Elliott
ie-pectirely. It was cheid-d to niiko
written n ports on tin conditions of each
sjhool and pr.sent them to tho kind con
eiderati n of iho school board at its
n xt meeting.
Theeecietary of the Noith Bend Wo
man's club reports: Mrs-, Bell Stauten
borougb, president of tho N. F. W. C.
will speak ic Fremonton tho 18:h of tbiB
month. Her subject wi.l be " 1'wo Amer
ican Women." Too Woaan's tin's of
that place hive extended a cordial i .vi
tation to North Dml club wouu n to bo
present, an oppoitunity which many
will avail themselves of.
Saturday. February 12, was elevated to
Literature. Ro 1 call was rcsronded to
by quotations frviu Lowell. TLo sub
ject of the lesson wts Browning's "How
They Brought the Good Nows frcm
Ghent ti Aix.' (Effect method.) Leader,
Miss Smith . A recitation entitled "Mar
gueritu"' was much enjoyed. The p.o
gram was c included by another tino
tie Chieftaiu'ri Daiii;
MRS. ARCHIBALD A SCOTT.
The title of 'president" of a club of
Ave hundred and sixty members sug
gests a woman of ago and experience.
Only in the west could so joung a
woman as Mrs. Archibald A. Scot', the
president of the Woman's club at Lin
coln, still lingering in her twenties,
arrive at a position ot so great responsi
bility. And even in this new country
where we are all supposed to be young,
Mrs. Scott is tho most jouthful of those
piesiding over department clubs. A
native of Nebraska, she was born in
Otce county, and later lived in Seward,
where she graduated frcm the High
schcol. When her father, Mr. William
club was organized, this bright young
woman entered the department of civics,
Her excel'ent work was soon recognized
in spite of the fact that she was but a
high school graduate in a university
town where a college education was be.
coming the rule rather than the excep-
JKe jligk Qrade Piaro House
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v i nfyrwwxv'niKac'
Western Representatives, 130 So 13th st.
tion Tho following yi ar s"io was elected
secretary of tho club and appointed to
read a paper upon "Municipal Govern
ment' I efore tho club op the program
given by tho civics depiittnetit. This
paper ir.c dentally btougbt to her tho
greater honors to follow. It WdB con
siders 1 suitable to Le read at the Louie,
vil o biennial, and thither Mr?. Scott
was sent eb delegate. During Ler ab-
sccce 6hewas elected the second presi
dent of the Woman's club. Miss Elliott,
one of tho originators of the club baB
held thoollico for two consecutive 3 ears
and Mrs. Scott is now a'so just finishing
her second term. Toe rules uiluw 110
ljnger tenure of ollico. The club has
gio.vn marvelloud under the wise man
agement of its leaJer, who has shown
bath taste and adaptability in dealing
with the many prob'ems arising from
cjotlicting interests. Her prompt deci
sion is a partial result of her business
training, as is also her unfailing at en
tion to the details affecting the club's
best inteieste. Tho club is so perfectly
organized that the president's temporary
absence through ill health, is a source of
sor.ow to the members, but co hindrance
to the work so dear to her heatt.
Tno Woman's club met a3 usual on
Monday atternoor. In the absence of
the president, Miss Elliott presided. Re
ports were given from the departments.
The cno for child 6tudy is endeavoring to
apply pract'call) the principles learned
this winter. Two mother's meetings have
beea started in connection with the
schools, and much benefit is hoped from
the contact of mothers with teachers.
The department of history will give
the next regular program of the club on
MissTownp, the leader of the litera
ture department, took charge of the pro
gram, and, in a few introductory re
marks, explained the year's work of her
department. A number of Robert Brown
ing's shorter poems h d been studied, as
well as a few of his play. Tennyson's
poems will next be taken up, with his
reasons for selecting themes, his purity
of diction and the poetic qualityofhis
Mrs. George Elmen then gave an ex
tremjly interesting paper on 'The Ger
man Novel." Owing to tho magnitude
of the subject she confine 1 herself en
tirely to the works of modern authors.
Few Bubject3 have been presented be
fore tho club this year which show as
careful preparation as this one. Mrs.
Elmer spoko from no superficial knowl-
edge; her paper bore unmis'akable mark8
of prolonged study and thought. To her
the German characters were as real as
tvie Scotch have become to us, and she
found many points of resemblance in the
details ot child life. "Paul" in one of
Sudermann's novels is not unlike Senti-
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psycho!o;ieal B'.udy of tain, ard shows
an intuitive c'lild low. The German
women t.ro e ot fur behind their Ergtieh
and Aiueiicati ksUtb is writers, maDy
aro novclis's, and sjme havo excelled
with the short story.
It is impossille to givo a detailed list
of tho m iny writers of whom Mrs. Elmen
s.oke, but she demonstrated to all pies-
ent that a most interesting tield of liter
ature exists r.o.v keovn to but few of
us. Mrs.C S. Sandereon then sang Pin
suti's "Queen cf the Earth."
Many had come especially to hear tho
address of Dr. L. A. Sherman of the
Statu Univeisi'y. No suhjVct wts an
nounced, but bo spoke upon tho princi
ples underlying tho characterization in
literature. In tho illustrate 1 ot "moods''
as manifestations of chara:ter, rather
than tho result ot extraroms circum
Blancej, Prof. Sherman red portions of
Tennjsoii s "Elaine." part of Page'setory,
Marsu Chan,' and selections from several
other authors. In allot these the means
by which the powerful effect! were pro-
duceel, was easily discerned.
The next on the program was a very
pretty song from Miss Getner, followed
by a review o" "Qco Vadi?,"' by Mrs.
The treasurer's reporttlnwed that the
membership hid now crown to 5(10.
The members were alto notified that a
picture of their absent president, which
they would all wish to Bee, would appear
in this week's Courier, with a short
The York Amateur Musical club met
at the usual time and place Monday
afternoon. After listening toaveryin-
teresting report of the recent meeting of
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