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. IfOVK A W*
hy rl^iRFluttering
birdlings Koftly chirping
i For the warm bum Hinkn to slumber tiJ
Oh, the weary day ia ended! Come yo
Fold ^your tired hands I ill to-morrow; i
i ne <i;irK, uneven onaaowrt U-ngtlU'i:
'Tin tlic liour when Love and Sorrow o
Trove's fair face in shy nn<l blushing, S*
When above the lonely mountain 1 itik**
Then they clasp their hands, und tdowl
T^et us rent while I,ove nn<l Sorrow ro
Hand in hand we, too, have met them,
I^or our fondest memories ever with'lh
v-viy (/-vw ifVWJW
| UNCLE
^ts^eg^eecocccccgK
u was commencement week at the I
old university, a busy week and oil
the wholo a delightful one. There
Wfil'fl nnrtlnpo tbnf wr?ro 0Q#1i1n?ln?v?
there pleasant ties sundered; there
was the break up of the llfo that had
grown dear to many of those virile
young men, but in the demands and
the bustlo of the parting hours unpleasant
reminders were kept in abeyance.
A student of tho senior year emerging
from one of tho gray old dormitories
almost ran into a classmate
who was hurrying by.
-Hullo, Foster."
"Excuse me, Craig. I didn't notice
where I was going."
"What's wrong, old chap?"
He was a good follow at heart, this
Craig In spito of his father's money
and (he spoiling influence of a doting
mother and sister.
John Foster looked around.
"Nothing really serious. Just a
disappointment."
Craig fell into step beside him.
"I need a little violent ovnrHso mv
self," ho said. "Which way?"
"To the telegraph office."
"Hrownleo told mo something
about an engineering job you hoped
to get. Has (his something to do
with It?"
"Yes. They have wired mo to
meot the chlo*' engineer of the line in
Chicago to-morrow. He's making up
? pariy 10 iook aner tneir Arizona
extension."
"Just what yot' wanted, isn't it?"
"Yob. I'm very glad to get the
opening."
"And everything is all right at the
college end of tho lino, isn't it?"
"Oh, yes. The (loan knows all
ahout it. He has given nie letters of
introduction to several people."
"When do you start?"
"This nioriine."
"Too bad you miss the show, but
that isn't all that's bothering you, is
it? Need any money?"
"N'o," Foster replied quickly.
"That's all right, then. It's the
only paneea for trouble that I know
anything about. Can't I help you in
some way?"
They had not been at all intimate,
those two. John Foster was a boy
with his way to make in the world,
a boy of very limited means. He
had little time for amusement and
could afford few friends. Arthur
Craig was the only son of a millionaire.
Life to him was largely play.
His set was the liveliest and most exclusive
in tho university. There was
really nothing in common between
the two, save their allegiance to the
same alma mater. Once when an unusually
severe examination in a study
that had especially bothered Craig
was close .at hand, Jim Brownlee had
brought John Poster up to Craig's
rooms, and they had put in several
evenings together to such good advantage
that Craig stood the test in
a really commendable way. He had
offered to recompense Foster for his
services and had been emphatically
repulsed.
Foster looked round at Craig with
a (julck smile.
"Thank you," lie said. "I'm afraid
it isn't anything you could remedy.
I'd hotter explain. I'm worrying
nhout my uncle David. You see he
is to he here to-day. All through
my four years lie's heen looking forward
to commencement week, and to
being hero with mo during the last
days at the old school. 1 can't tell
you how much I owe to I'nclo David,
lie's taken care of me since I was a
child of three. lie sent me here.
You can't understand what that
means. He's only a farmer hut moderately
successful. Yet lie has contrived
to send me here and to send
my cousin Helen?another orphan ?
to Vassal-. Now lie's coming to pay
mt; mui innn expected visit- and I
can't even bo here to greet him when
he arrives. And I counted so much
on showing him around."
"That's too bad," said Craig, sympathetically.
Ho paused for a moment.
"See here, old chap," he cried,
"let me look after your I'ncle David."
"You!"
"Why not? I'm foot loose. I
haven't anybody coming. Mother and
sis are in England with my married
sister, Lady Heathcote, Dad Is
in San Francisco. My time in my
own. You trust Uncle David with
me. I don't get a chance to do anything
decent very often. Let mo have 1
this one." 1
Foster looked at him doubtfully.
"My uncle is a plain man, a man
of Bimple tastes," he Raid. 1
"Not another word," cried Craig.
4,Tell me how to identify him, and
what to nay to him when I meet
lilm." 1
"This in very good of you, Craig,"
Raid John Foster, a little brokenly. 1
And he put out hia hand.
Arthur Craig was on the utntion '
platform when the 10.30 train from
the north came in. There wore quite '
a number of paBnengerH to alight, but
presently he fancied he Haw the man '
hA twon+^1 " *- - 1' "
?xu wn? ?i inn, slender
man who stoopod a little, a plain fea- 1
tured man .vlth gray hair and a short
gray beard. His clothes were fjray, 1
too, and so was his sjft hat, and he
carried an old fashioned loather trav- '
ellng bag. 1
As ho stopped to tho platform ho 1
looked about Inquiringly.
Arthur Craig camo forward. '
"Mr. Darld ltlvlngton, I believe?" '
"Yes," responded tho old man, "I '
?m David Rivington." <
Arthur handed him John Foster's 1
totter. J
> BORROW. r
r?AKU?.
tlier ooBcr in their nest,
u- qeyou] tlic mountain's crest;
u too itj(1 learn to rest.
V V
est DS wnf^rous calm niul sweet;
liuir. wYtiycr at ovir feet;
u the chityky Vnysidc meet.
. -Ov
arrow turn* not* eyes away,
rs one iaint, ulcr.m of day:
y through the deepening shadows stray.
am about the cchoinc d el I, r\gt
and we murrnnr: "It ;s w/;W' "
cir vanished laces dwell. Ti
DAVID. 1
J!
OCiCiOCgiCXiCCCCiOCCCg''
"This will explain tho situation,"
ho said. "I am Arthur Craipr, one of
John's friends. You will llrnl me
mentioned in the letter."
"Isn't John all rlscht?" the old man
ankod wlfh a little tremor in his
voire.
"John (Is perfectly well and happy
?at least ho would be happy if he
could b<| hero to meet his Uncle
David. Hut come. Mr. Rivington, you
might just ur well bo comfortable
while you are reading John's letter.
This way, please." He took the old
man's bap from his hand and piloted
him across the station platform to
where his runabout stood. Uncle
David stared at the beautiful car
with its shining trimmings.
"This is the second time T have
been in this town," he said, with a
twinkle in liis gray eyes. "I remember
they ran a 'bus to the hotel in
those early days. This seems to be
quite a striking improvement."
Craig laughed as he placed tho bag
in the cnr.
"They are running: tho same old
"bus," lio said. "Bnt wo are not roinR
to the hotel, and thin ear happens
to be mine. All aboard, plonse."
"Yours!" said the old man. Hi*
kindly Rray eyes turned from the
shining car to its owner. "Do many
of tho eollogo young men have
them?"
-<S i!5a5H5B5H5H5H5HH55B55H5r,
jjj How to Keep Well and
[)j Air.?Fresh air and suns
rj health.
uj Cold or damn fresh nit
ikept, warm.
Night air is as Rood as day
Breathe only through your
Avoid hot, crowdfMl, dusty.
Food.?I,ive on plain food
Eat slowly, chow thorough!
Drink water freely (not ice
Kxerciso and Ite-st.?Reguh
health.
Go to bed early and sleep >
Never sleep in a damp bed.
Clothinf;.?Wear only loosr
Wear no more clothing tha
Never sit with wet feet or
Cleanliness.?Consumption
lb: by careless spitting.
Spittle on the floors of roo
ul certainly be breathed in the for
Qj Keep clean. Wipe and dry
n] Keep your finger nails cle
uj hands before you oat.
|J{ Clean you teeth after each r
rj Never hold money, pencils,
Lrj mouth.
Never lick your fingers whil
m or counting money.?Now .Jers
. ^E5H5HErHSH5H5THHHHH52Jra
"There aro a few here," Arthur
replied.
Ho started the engine and thoy
glided away from tho station.
There was a little pause. Tho gray
eyes traveled over tlx; machine and
rested on the owner.
"I'll have to confess to you," ho
said, "that this is tho llrst ride of the
kind I've ever taken."
"You will have a good many of
them before the week is over," said
Arthur. "But now for John's letter."
Uncle David slowly read the message.
Then he looked up.
"This is a disappointment," he
said. "But, of course, it's for the
boy's good. That's tho mam consideration.
He's a line lad."
"Ho is." Arthur f'rnSi* ncoontn.1
"and he's very grateful to his Uncle
Da /Id."
"Ho speaks well of you," said Undo
David.
"Better than I deserve, no doubt,"
laughed Arthur. "But there, you're
delivered into iny hands, Uncle David.
You don't mind if 1 call you Uncle
David, do you?"
"Not at all," the old man answered.
"That's what pretty much everybody
in the neighborhood calls me."
"Well, Uncle David, what do you
think of my car?"
'Slickest 'nine I over oom ?iw.
man answt rod. "Wo'ro not oxcoed- ,
iiiK the speed limit that I've read so
much about, are wo?"
"I guess wo are," Arthur replied.
"But there isn't anybody here fussy
enough to interfere with us. There,
this is the campus."
it was a delightful ride, made especially
so by the enjoyment of the
old man. Arthur recognized a num- ,
her of people and he realized that
they looked at bin) curiously. No |
doubt they were wondering who his ]
country friend was. Arthur Hushed ,
a little at the thought. Ho dimly ,
wondered If Uncle David had a dark ,
buit of clothes in his bag. Perhaps ]
he was foolish to assume charge of t
thl? atmnlii
Then he braced up suddenly and
took no heed of the staring faces. Ho (
had given his word that ho would (
take charge of Uncle David.
Thoy drew up In front of tho ancient
dormitory ajid Arthur took (
Undo David to his rooms and urged
tlim to make himself at home.
Uncle David demurred a little, but
Arthur ovorrnled hiu objections. It *
ivas all understood between his friond, 1
John and himself.
Undo David was his guest and ho
Tiust resign himself to his fate.
And Sheldon Thome had looked ('
n while they wore talklnc nn/i
i llttlo nt Undo David, and then
racked out again.
Arthur know that. It would bo at
>nco reported that ho wan entertain- ?
ng a farmer. But what did ho care t'
or that? At least what should ho *
:are for that? Besides, ho liked 8
Jncle David and ho was auro Uncle 9
Javld liked him. t
Then began a round of wild dlsfilpntion
for tho good old man. Trips
In the runabout, strolls through the
college buildings, a baseball ganio
between the faculty and the college
team, luncheons and dinners and I
breakfasts.
It was on tho second day that
Uncle David said to Arthur Craig,
"See here, my boy, why should you
take all this trouble for a plain old i
man? Have you made a bet, per-1
haps, that you would do this? I have
heard of such things."
Ho was smiling as ho spoke, but I
his tone was grave.
"Nothing of tho kind, Undo David. |
I freely volnnteored to look after you. .
I've no one el?e, yon know."
"That's a little strange, isn't it?"
"They conldn't be here. My father
is in San Francisco, taking on
another railroad. I had a telegram
from him last night. My mother and
sister Grace are in England, where
my married sister is ill. I'll get a
cablegram from them to-day. So you
see I have nobody but you, Uncle
David."
There was a queer little twinkle in
uncle David's eyes.
"Perhaps," ho slowly said, "the
discipline will do you good." lie
paused. "Has your father always
had money?"
"As far hack as T can remember." >
"You have had everything you
wanted?"
"Always." ^
"I see," said Uncle David.
Arthur laughed.
"I know what you are thinking.
You are saying to yourself, 'And yet
there's still something good about the
boy.' "
"That's true," said llncle David.
When it came to the evening of I
the reception Arthur couldn't help |
menng a little perturbed. How would
Uncle Dnvld appear? Thero was no
Question about hia manners. The
old man had all the instincts of a
born gentleman. But his clothes?
But the ancient traveling bag's
contents were not so bad. Uncle
David, in a long-tailed black coat
with a white waistcoat, looked like
an old-fashioned picture.
Prevent Consumption, a
ihino are necessary to cood yl
Dj
iloes no harm if tho skin Is fu
air. In
nose. fu
dark or damp rooms. n]
and eat regularly. In
y and avoid fried food. (u
d). ft
*r exorcise is essential to good In
ivith the windows open. H]
! clothes. fu
n you need to keep warm. !{]
damp clothing. Ln
and other diseases are spread [u
U|
nis, halls, stores and curs will In
nj of dust. [jj
the body quickly every day. [|]
san, and wash your face and in
ileal and before going to bed. jd
pins or other things in your m
le turning the pages of a book J{]
ey Hoard of Health. m
He eyed the fastidious youth keenly.
"Will 1 do?" he asked.
"Yo.i'I! do," laughed Arthur.
Nor did he flush once as they
mingled with the well dressed throng.
"I'd like to meet your president,"
said Uncle David presently.
" YCK" ?nifl ArfK....
HUH! IIS mo
reception
A moment later they faced the gray
halrod president.
"Mr. David Uiviugton," Artlinr repeated.
lie fancied the president had
not caught Uncle David's name.
The president hold fast to I'nolo
David's hand.
"The nnmc of Rivington is very
dear to us," he said. "We had a
young professor here by that name, a
most promising man. Had he lived
he wouid have been one of the
world's great naturalists. Hut when
tlm 9hobI.1. * '
w,,??.ii.-iu-/viin:rn-<iii w ar broke out
he was determined ii> enlist and k>?
with our boys who went. Me died
of fever in camp. Perhaps you noticed
tho tablot to his memory in
the auditorium?"
"Yes," said Uncle David very softly,
"he was my younger brother."
"Why, why," cried the president,
"are you the Hrother David to whom
Paul owed so much, the Hrother
David who made it possible for hint
to Olltail) tho nflnnoii....
_ mat was ins
oiio ambition! Oh. I've heard the
story from Paul many Limes. We
ur?' proud to have you hen?, sir.
Where are you stopping, who is looking
after you ?"
Undo David laid his hand on
Arthur Craig's shoulder.
"This young man," he answered.
"I am in the best of hands. No son
?.ould be kinder or more thoughtful."
^rthur Hushed redly as the keen
bluo eyes of the president rested upon
him. He knew that the president
ivas puzzled. H<> realized that in his
?yes he was one of the most troublesome
men in tho university. He
hastened to explain his anomalous position.
"Undo David's nephew, a man of
jur claa>, was suddenly called away
o Chicago where an engineering sitlation
is offered him. and I vniim
oered to look after Uncle; David."
"Who is your nephew, Mr. Rivingon?"
"John Foster."
"Yen, yea. A worthy hoy. I'm
orry ho didn't, tell mo ho was the
lephew of David Rlvlngton. Yon aro ,
ending him hero?"
"Yea."
"Let mo aeo. Paul left a daughter, i
ltdn't he?"
"Yea; Helen. She in in Vassal-.'* i
"You are sending her thero!" <
ITn/^U ?J-*
uuvro i/oviu llOUUUa.
"I'd like to see all I can of you,"
aid the president. "Remain after
ho recoptlon, pleano. To-morrow I 1
mnt you to dlno with uh. Juat a ?
mall party?the govornor of the l
itate and Dr. Hale, and a few other f
rlonds of education. You are Quite <
) I
eligible, Mr. Rtvington. You will i
bring hira, Craig."
As they passed along the president
ctiufht tho young mnn's .arm.
"This is very well dene, Craig,"
he murmured. "You are honoring
yourself when you honor this good
man."
Uncle T5avid left for home on Saturday
morning. Ho held Arthur's
hand tightly at parting. 1
"You have cortainly Riven me the '
time of my life," he lauKh"d. "I 1
can't say more than that, ran I? And !
I'm eolnpr to write your father and 1
tell him some things about his son 1
that he may ho :-lad to know. You '
don't object to bat?"
"No," replied Arthur. "Not if you l
Klvo him the plain facts." :
"I'll make them as plain as your
Uncle David's evening clothes. P.ut '
there, the train is coming. I'd liko '
to have you on the farm for awhile. 1
boy. Come up this summer. T want
you to come while Helen is at homo. I 1
That's the finest compliment I can i 1
pay you." | >
i it ? omo. responded Arthur. j '
"Good-by." ) i
"Good-by, Uncle David."?\V. R. 1
Rose, in Cleveland Plain Dealer. '
? f
* NEGOTIATIONS ]
S BROKEN OFF. ? <
? |
aoi??99oe*Ms??o?*?oot??oe (
Bargaining for rugs in Turkestan s
Is always attended with possibilities <
of disappointment to th<? one party or j
the other. An English traveler in
that country gives the history of one 1
transaction in which he was con- <
cerne<l. (
Between the wood smoke and the :
tanning effects of wind and weather, t
he says, many of the door-rugs ac- i
Ollirn n tnno tvMM* It*
matched by any other process, and w? i |
took them eagerly whenever we could 1
persuade the wrinkled old women to <
part with them. i
First advances were usually made 1
through the rosy-cheeked, cheery tit- (
tie children. A present of a few ;
beads would product) ecstasies of (
pleasure; but it was not always that I
tho children were allowed by their 1
parents to keep the beads. t
T remember one littlo damsel of six <
or eight whose delight was expressed t
in every line of her sweet little form t
when she first took a string of blue
beads from my hand. Then sho 5
showed tho beads to her grandmother, (
a wizened old hag who was watching (
proceedings with fierce oyor from the j
darkness of a kibitka interior. 1
T do not know what passed between :
those two. but the young lndy re- 1 (
turned with an expression of infan- <
tile dignity that stiffened her little (
limbs and curled her lip into the fun- ^
niest affectation of disdain that ever j,
was seen. She flung the heads down |
<i si. (Jill IIIHI would <
havo done justico to an actress.
So far it was oxroodinnly woII douo, ,
but she waited just a litt 1 ' too long. !
A childish look of lousing stole into ' <
her eye, and it stayed there and dis- ' c
turbed the theatrical pose of her j|
head: and then a large unbidden tear ' (
appeared. I did not wait to see 'in> c
more, and I do not know what be- .
came of the beads. ^
\vom>s or wisdom.
Most succ.oss is chiefly a comparison i
with failure.
The reason so many women believe j
in their husbands is nobody else will. ' 1
A kIiI is willing to have you tliink j
she's good; she wants you to say she's (
pretty. _
The first spare tir? 1 * a man gets he (]
is always going to invent something
wonderful. (.
A woman generally has an old rose i
put away that would be very romantic. a
if she could remember how it hap- v
pened. ?
A man believes in fate so he can n
be sure he's never to blame for his a
errors. ( c
The more a girl can flirt with a ;i
man the more she can make him
think he's doing it.
Being able to quote good maxims 11
seems lo satisfy most people they "
don't, need to practice thein.
Some men think they might as wi ll
go to church as stay home and road !
the flllltlV nimiTv: to III" ol?ii/l
Quo of the queer things about (
women is they c:tn keep cool in an <
emergency and get excited about it j ..
when it's over. I
Next to forgiving people the hard- . $
est thing is to mean it. s
We can't seo the truth about oursolves;
we won't listen i<> it. from ; '
anybody else. i 11
People who really have brain:-. :>r.
the only ones willing to admit some |
body else has.
A man feels a grievance cither be- j
cause lie has nothing worth taxing
or because he has and must nay taxes
c<
on it.
It's queer when women are natural- a
ly so much honester than men they (
can be so much more deceitful. -p
Nobody understands any one thing )i<
TVAll finmicrK i- -? *
?.. .......f... idiiw in: uousirt till- tt
derstand something else bettor. ii
Thero's nothing makes a man tliink
how dull lifo iu like xoiny, to bod
early, no matter how much ho wants
to. t<
The choice KGfttH at the concerts in ^
the next world niusl he reserved for
the people who never played the piano s<
in tho Hats of this one.? From "Re- a
flections of a IJachelor," in the New r:
York Press.
. c<
I.Ike All of the Tribe.
Napoleon was addressing the army. ('(
"Soldiers," he exclaimed, "f*om :u
yonder pyramids thirty centuries look ''
down upon you." 1
"Hegobs," answered a private, l)<
"they can't try any hifalutlng airs on 1)1
mo."
Realizing he had a janitor in his sr
ranks, the Little Corporal was more 1,1
careful of his words.-?New York ce
rimes. aI
th
Now York City pays a large funoral
bill. It costs tho city $32.BO to bury
3ach of the unclaimed ImhIIos that cl
^nss through tho morgue, and thero cc
ir? about 9 4 00 of them in tiro course th
)f a year- at
BANNER YEAR FO!
BENEFAi
rite Total Amount, $141,250,
Greater Than in Any I
Some one the other day spoke of
he year 190!) as a year of riotous
^ivin^. In the United States this
would Beeni to he the fact, for the
total of benefactions made to public
institutions in the United States, and
which havo been reported in the
press, exceeds that of any previous
pear by approximately $40,000,000.
The total of the public benefactions
reported In *he United State ; within
he period of seventeen years, begin
line; with the year 1893 and termin11inwith
the year 1909, is approximately
$ 1 ,150,000,000, a sum greater
han the capitalization of the 1'nited
states Steel Corporation by the sutn
)f $50,000,000. The portion of this
imount contributed in 1909 in round
lumbers wan $14 1,250,000. The
nearest approach to this amount was
something over $100,000,000, Riven
n 1900. In 190S the benefactions
otalled about $58,000,000- a revelation
of the retrenchment in sivinp,
lue to the depression of 1907. The
rooting for 1909 does not include
he millions of dollars Riven in small
sums for the building and support of
"hurches and charities of which no
iccurate record is attempted.
Education sn?ems to have been the
^livorilo nf ?i
w* 51 avn J 11114 LIU* UP;iro
to give, for more than one-third
>f 100!?s total, or $f>4,760.603. is
specifically Btated to have been eonrihuted
to various educational instilutions
throughout the country. I'nJoiibtediy
there have been minor
sifts which hare not been publicly
mentioned. It in probable that lliis
^reat benefaction to education is in
iome measure due to the conditions
which hare h'Tn required of recipients
of thf* Rifts of Andrew Carnegie
tnd John D. Rockefeller, and the
General Education Board, represcntng
the latter. In order to take advantage
of the contingent gifts of
hese aourc.es of funds representatives
>f the colleges hnre bestirred themselves
in the interests of their institu:ion?.
John D. Rockefeller celebrated his
seventieth blrthdav hr nri<isr.rr m.
, ...... ...p, s> 1 ">"
>00,000 to the endowment of the
lonoral Education Board, bringing
t above tho lino of $50,000,000. Mr.
lockefellor's other educational ?ifis
imountod to $1,402,000, of which
he University of Chicago received
51.177,000. John S. Kennedy h?juoathed
i52.ri00.000 to Columbia,
fl.500,000 to Robert College, in 'I'urcev;
$ 1,500,000 to the Presbyterian
>oard for colleges and academies and
11,375,000 to other American educaional
institutions. Mr ict.mi<> i v c.
;ifts to education. therefore,
imonnted to $<?,S7.r),000. Andrew
hirncgio bestowed $2,00(1,000 on the
?cliool of Applied Science of l'itts>urs
and nave $1,840,000 to other
-ducational institutions. Mrs. Rusloll
Sage sjave $250,000 to schools
mil colleges. IOx-Senator William F.
,'ilas, of Wisconsin, who died in 100S
eft upward of $2,000,000 to tin- Uniersity
of Wisconsin.
In Dead Daughter's Xiiine.
Mrs. .Josephine L. Neweomb, of
sow Orleans, bequeathed $l,f>00,000
o th<* Sophie Neweomb Memorial
Jchool for Young Women of Xew Or- j
cans, She had previously given $ 1
100,000 to the school. It was named
or her daughter, who died at the age
if fifteen years. The school occupies
. baronial mansion erected by an ecentrie.
millionaire. The apartment
ntended for an art gallery contains
collection of the playthings and souenirs
of the dead girl. No other
ioutherner, it is said, has given so
nuch to an educational inn?i?ii?w??
ml few, if any, institutions of this
ha met or in the Far South have such
largo endowment.
Daniel K. Pearson, who liar, been
iving money to small colleges for
uiny years, in an effort to dispose
f his wealth before his death, it is
sported, reached ills last million in
!?(?!?. Among his nifts were $100,000
> the Chicago Theological Seminary
11(1 mill ... -
. <j I ii'ii I HI 1111 uoil' ffv.
If nave $ l .ooo.odii to various cant os,
'harles M. I'ratt, of the Standard Oil
'ompany, added $1,700,000 to the
tidowment iif the I'ratt Institute,
trooklyn. Miss ll? leu M. (iould nave
150,000 to the (iii ls' College at Conlanlinople.
Otto T. Banuard, the
ision candidate for Mayor, waf
mom? i he contributors to Yale's
inds. hi. contribution heim; $r>o,n00.
The Disciples of Christ provided ,u>
ndowinent for Hethany Colli e <,!
7ooj00t>, and Hc-njnmiu X. Duke
tided $750,000 to his previous
i Trinity (College. North Carolina. It ]
i reported that he hopes to make this '
dlege the equal of any in the N'oiili. j
hn i{ ..? " 1
f,nm <>i v wiiiiiiiius flOIK II 1)11 Kill ]
fund of $.'.0 0,000 n> the Catholic j
nivcisi'v at Washington, ami f 1 ? ? r?e
. Oliver, of Pittsburg, provided ri
eusioh fund for the pn 1>1 iv* school
sachera of greater Pittsburg am< unttg
to $.">00,000. l,< vi 1. Shoemaker
live Yal<" $.r> 00,0 On in October. Spv al
institutions which received sums
I' more than $ 1 .uoO.Ooo, in addition
> amounts already mentioned, are
ale, Columbia and Princeton,
Institutions which may be de ribed
as charitable for the want of
better word received the next lar>;?t
amount. This was more than
;;7.000.000, the exact amount that
>ul(l lie so classed a few days ago
>lnj; $:>G.8&4,ftt>4.3". Till a amount
:>es not Include a nnmlmr of ki 1"tk
id bequests stated to be for "i .lucaonal
and charitablo purposes," or
i some other form, which could not,
scaiise of the form of the statement,
i divided into its elements. This
rticulty applied also in tho case of
me gifts to education. Hospitals,
berculosls preventoriums, convales>nt
homes, sanntorlums, asylums
hi humane societies are included in
lis group.
Million From Y'nnnmcd (Jivor.
One of the Interesting Rifts in this
ass wan that of $1,000,000 from "a 1
rtaln philanthropist," not named in
ie announcement, for a home for the
fed in Now York Ktate. Tho an
*
R PUBLIC
CTIONS WAS 1909
000, Was About $40,000,000
'revious Twelvemonth.
nouncement was made through I)r.
llobort W. 11 ill, secretary of the New
York State Hoard of Charities. Count
and Couutess Szecheuyi sent $1000
to the Hungarian I-Ionie in New York
for tho endowment of a ward.
Through tho death in Homo of Mrs.
Christopher L. Magee, the widow of
the Pittsburg politician. $5,000,000
became available for tho establishment
and endowment of a hospital
for women in Pittsburg. John S.
ivon nedy bequeathed $2,500,000 to
the Presbyterian Hospital of New
York, $1,500,000 to the lintted Charities
and $750,000 to the Charity Organization
Society of New York. The
last mentioned society also received
an anonymous gift of $4124,000. Mrs.
Sarah Todd, of Carlisle, Penn., in her
will decided thnt she would leave lir.r
estate of $750,000 for a homo for
UKcd women at Carlisle. This did
not please all her acquaintance s, who
expected that the estate would be distributed
in a different way.
John 1). Rockefeller, having seen a
picture of "Smiling Joe." of the Sea
Hreeze Home - Cntmv '"i""-' '
strapped to his hoard, yet smiling,
gave that institution $150,000. Mrs.
Russell Sage cavi' snon.ooo for the
relief of aged women and $180,000
for an industrial homo at Lawrence,
i,oni;' Island. Through the death of
John Masterson L'urke, an aged bachelor
of this elty, approximately $1.000,000
became available for a much
needed convalescent homo.
Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt is supposed
to be the giver of the sum of
$500,000, which was announced for a
home for cripples at CliRppaqua, N.
Y. The tuberculosa preventorium at
Lakewood, which has been opposed
by some New Jersey people, received
.1 nnm)%n> ~c ~i'. < - -
.. v/i ^mis in c.uiiBineranie
Riims. Elizabeth F. Noble, of Mansfield,
Mass., disgusted gpvornl possible
heirs when she died, at the ago of
ninety-four years, by willing her estate
of $">00,000 to humane and antivivisection
societies. The heirs argued
that inasmuch as she had given
nothing while she lived it was not exactly
decent of her to b*gin after she
died. "Any way," one heir remarked,
by way of clinching his argument,
"charity should begin at home."
Charles M. Schwab gave sixty-five
acres of land and buildings situated
<m Staten Island, valued at STiOO.OOO
for a foundling asylum. Mrs. Sarah
Morris, the widow of a Chicago beef
packer, bequeathed $400,000 for a
children's hospital. John W. Gates
contributed $r>00,000 to a hospital
erected in memory of liis mother at
Port Arthur. Tex. Ex-Governor Odell
gave $7.r>.Ouo for a home for consumptives
at Newburg, X. V.. and
James Patten gave $40,000 of the
gajns of his wheat speculations for a
hospital at Evanston, 111.
I'or Worn-Out Horses.
The love of a horse in yearn gone
by bore fruit in the will of Nathaniel
P. Pagley, Boston, who died there
in me course or 190'.) at the age of
ninety-six years. He left. $75,000 to
the Boston Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals, to be used for
the benefit of old and worn-out
horses.
| John K. Herwin, of New York City,
| gave $100,000 for a maternity out- door
clinic. In this list, perhaps, also
may he indued the. Messina earthquake
fund of a million dollars.
("lifts which may ho classed as miscellaneous
take third place. The
total a few days ago was $12,9S3,- !
025. This included nifts of various !
moi-ih, Hucn an tlie Hfio Fund for '
Franco reported to have been made
by Andrew Carnegie, and Mr. Carnegie's
Rift of $40,000 to an aged
switchman at San Antonio, Tex., who
worked for the Pennsvlvnnia itailroad
in tlio GO'S when Air. i arnogie j
was a division superintendent tin that j
road. The sum was the accumulation (
of a snuR pension set aside for him by
Mr. Carnegie years ago, when James |
Fagan, I he recipient, dropped out of ,
sight. In this list, also, i the gift, ,
amounting to $ii0,000, of Kdward F.
Searlcs to the town of Methuen. Mass.,
where he live?. This was a ,
thank offering i:i recognition ol the ]
town's- action in 1 fusing to raise his
personal propert: la\ a.'.'is ill'nt to j
S 1 O.l'llUl (Hill. }1S .- U (;ll b v ih<- ,
i 1
Stale govi-rnment. J
! '. \\ . .Matthi' p. thrciiiirji the I
(
oaii" "ll;iiinn of bonds and city orders
t(> tin- amount of ?::v,i00, reduced the
exrosslvo debt of !.;i Salle. 111., to ,
$*.000 below tin* limit. The Museum
of Natural History. oi this oily, and
tli.' New York Zoological Society received
$l().oi)ii eac! from Phoebe j
Anno Tliorno. Lady C>ok. formerly t
Tennessee Clallin, of .V w York, an
bounced that she would give $1,000,*
ooo for the cause of woman's suffrage I
in tlx- I'liiled .States, and Edward '
(Jinn the Boston publisher, who i.s (
interested in the cause of universal
peace, announced that li< would give
$.ri0.000 a year for the benefit of this n
cause so lon? as he lived and $1,- -j
000,000 at his doath. v
Jacob II. Sch iff. whose gifts j.
amounted to more than $1,000,000, ,
and included nionej for normal s
schools for Hebrew Sunday school j
teachers, a technical college in Pales- ,
tine, tlii- Tlsgot collection of Old Test- (j
anient paintings to New York Public
Librar> .synagogues.hospitals,orphanages,
etc., gave hiilf of this sum as a
fund for the distribution of Jewish ^
immigrants through the port of '
Galveston.
i or ucKiiiriiiioii or lort.
Miss Helen Frick gave a city play- a
ground to Pittsburg, and Colonel K. s
M. Thompson, of Now York City, bo- ji
gan the expend it lire, through Mrs. t<
S, 11. 1*. Poll, liis daughter, of $f>00,- f
000 for the restoration of Fort Tlcon- (
derogn, the raising of the hulk of (
Arnold's ship Revenue, sunk off Ti- c
conderoga in 1 770, and housing it r
with ghiss Miss Mary Hoadly Dodge, ti
of New York,contributed $350,000 to- 0
ward the proposed Shnkespearo memorial
theatre to be erected in Lon- n
dou, and Miss Caroline Phelps Stoke? p
j
| y.- y: " ^
showed hor Interest In social problems
by giving $300,000 for negro
schools and tenemont houses.
Joseph Fels, of Philadelphia, Indicated
his Interest In single tax to the
extent of providing a fund of $250,000
for Its promotion. Mrs.
Vanderbllt gave $1,000,000
tary tenements. Henry H. Hoge.
loft to the town of Falrhaven, Mass.,
an endowment of $100,000 for school
purposes. An annymous New Yorker
offered $100,000 as a prize for a euro
for consumption, and William K. Vanderhllt
gave $f>0,000 to The New
Theatre. Mrs. Fred Thompson came
to the assistance of Canandalgua, N.
Y., to the extent of $20,000 in order
that the place might have a good sitw
for its new postoflice building, and
James Stillman gave to a New York
church n fund of $10,000 for the provision
of Christmas presents.
Mrs. Edith Rockefeller McCormlck,
daughter of John D. Rockefeller, gave
$ 2 00,000 for the bcHUtiflcation of
Lake Forest, III. Tt la reported that
she desires that the lake front shall
be turned into a miniature Venice by
the construction of a number of small
islands, and that she will give $1,000,000
toward the project if the Inhabitants
will contribute another
million.
Millions For Missions.
The amount of money contributed
to missions in 100!) should convince
any one that the missionary spirit is
by no means dead. The sum specifically
reported is $12,2 05,000. Besides
this amount there were a number of
small bequests grouped in lump sums
with bequests for other purposes and
numerous sums collected through
churches which are not recorded anywhere
except in the documents of the
missionary organizations. Of the
pumiciy reported Rifts John S. Kenne/ly
left $r>,750,000 to Presbyterian
missions and the American Bible Society,
and C. N. Crittenton, the wholesale
druKglst and founder of numerous
missions throughout the world
for wayward girls, bequeathed $2,000,000
to tho National Florences
Crittenton Missions, the organization
having charge of the work of these
well known missions. The Methodist
Church reported that. It had raised
$2,000,000 and the Baptist. Church is
reported to have obtained $1,500,000
for missionary work. The African '
Diamond Jubilee Fund of tho Bapti*
Church amounted to $280,000. *'
(Jilts For Church Work. Special
gifts for churche. ytd ^
liglous work occupy the next ^ace
the list of totals. These giftB amount
ed to $!),4X4,000. Amonp; those in- V.
eluded in tin; list are the bequests of
John s. Kennedy of $4,000,000 to the
Presbyterian Church Erection and
Church Extension funds. John D.
Rockefeller added $100,000 to the
building fund of the Fifth Avenue
Baptist Church, and the Church of
the Holy Communion obtained an enr'
dowment of $1,000,000. 1 '
William C. Park left $1,000,000 (o
Trinity Church. Pittsburg, and it was
reported that J. A., Harnett, of McAlestcr,
Okla., ha<l given a similar
sum to churches of his home town.
William H. Ewbanks, of Flushing,
Long Island, eighty-live years old,
11 u \ in & ui:n!im' \\ fill .V <)l IlljUiaKinR 1113
real estate, valued at $100,000, gave
it to St. George's Church, of that'
town, with the understanding that it
should make repairs and collect tile
rent for him until he died, when it
should come into possession of the income
as well as the property.
This consists of a business block. Miss
Anna McNamara, of New York City, a
laundress, died leaving $20,000 to
different city churches. Grace Church
received $50,000 by bequest of the
Rev. Dr. \V. Ft. Huntington, its rector,
who died in 1909. John F. Wallace
left $750,000 in a trust fund to /
!><? divided between the Cathedral of
St. John the Divine ($500,000) and
St. Thomas Church ($250,000) upou
the death of certain beneficiaries.
About !*> 1,000,000 u? Libraries,
Libraries ranked next to art mu
scums, mo specific. reported gifts
nnouniing to $3,0!)5,18f>. There were
others grouped with other bequests
tn Itinip sums A ; in su many other
i. Ids of benefaction, Jolui S. Kennedy
led tlx- li-'^wtUi his bequest of
,.'>00,1)00 to the \f\v York Public
Library. Mr. Carnegie, who is'tflid
<> have huilt niOi'i' than 1700 lib\'?i?
s, eain - second with a gift of $SS0,7
l^i! for additional library building in*Sew
York City: another ol $125,000* "V
oward a library for W'ellesley Colcge,
and ubscripl ions ! $.'>0,000
ind $to,"fto respectively for libraries
or Howard and Wells colleges. Mr.
'.irneino ;111undertook (ho building <
>f a library at Honolulu which will
:ont from to $i;.0,o6? . ,lohn \
>. Rockefeller grive $200,000 fol' tho ^
Memorial Library of :!>< University
>f Chicago.
Medical IJosonrch (iit'ts.
U< "anli. especially that into tho
ausi'r (>f huiiian disease with th" i,
u)|><- finding cures, is attraetiii. \
he at tout i >11 of men and women seek
] 1 ?I- |fl - j V <? i 1J til /kit* tifA'. 1< 1? .....
%? ??? n*7t\i\.u n t rsuiuv \
nihiic ust>. In theyear 1 POX ib * total *\
iniount bestowed upon research work
Vi'i.-; Sa.xim.rtOn. Of (his amount
? or^e Crocker set aside property
I'ith value which lias been variously
stlmated to he between $l,f>00,000
ikI $2,000,001) for cancer research. y..y
'his lie intrusted to Columbia Unififiily.
Henry 1'hipps added another I
ialf Million to that already Kiv'eu to
hr> Johns Hopkins University for the /
tudy of incipient insanity. John D. /
tockelellci ?ave a million dollars for
he extermination of the hookworm
isease, I
T,. * -
... - iiiii (IMMH IH1IDHS,
Young Men's and Young Wonien'a
'htiHlian Associationsreceived money
or buildings approximating $1,500,00.
Mrs. Russell Sag<! gave $350,
0 to tho Sailors' Branch, in Brookyn,
and $50,000 for an army brand*
t Fort Slocum, Now York. W. W.
niitb, of Poughkeopsle, gave a Vjuildng
and property valued at $2f?E.OOO
0 the association of that city. Aired
Vanderbllt gave the Newport t
R. 1.) association a building costing
1 1 0 000 nu u ..e t.i
.... u oiuiiiiai ul ims iamr.
IOlbert II. Gary, president of tho
'nltod States Hteel Corporation, conrlbutod
$100,000 for a building nt
lary, Ind. ,
Thus have some of tho prftAts of
loilern industry been returned to th?
ubllc use.?N?tr York Trtbuoo.
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