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The Evening World
Daily Ma g a zinc , Tuesday, Nov ember 19, 1912
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IWhy Not? M iSBSK. II By Maurice Ketten Pf (gflRBgtB
TTABlISHH1D BY JOMITH PtfLlTZEn
Published Pally Kxcspt Sunday by the Press Publishing Company,
63 Pin How, New York.
RATTTI PULITZER. President. J Pafi Row.
J. ANOtrs SHAW. Treasurer. S3 Park How,
JOSEPH ri'LITZKR, Jr., Secretary, SI Park Row.
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WE CANNOT UNDERSTAND why a fourth WTOok on the
New York, New Haven and Hartford Rnilroad within a
flpnw of sixteen months huld stir up such a funs. After
all, whether another crossover or split rails or rotten tie were the
cause. this time ia a mere detail. Surely President Mellen's eonsola
torj remark to the stockholders laet month, just after one of his
croM07ra killed nine people at Wentport, Conn., were enough to re
aax any reasonable public.. Said he:
Tta Mkntan Onal Act offers at a wit of keeping our rtetrrr
tfrip Unas ror!Jed She Uiterstste Oommaroe CommlMtoii afress.
to data time set sbrnl formally petition the Intent it Com
Iwinn to se wketow It wtl coaier to ttielr retention, and
I I that the Commlnlon win consent. Two or three pirtret
hiva been nagotlattac wtth us for the steamship lines, but I hive told
them set did not can to sell. I do not believe the we ire olnf
to ba required to sell
Oceild anything be nWrex? What wonderful frrasp, wrmf diep
mi eoowaentioiw atHierenee to the first dutiee and resjximwrhilities of
ndl road I Erenrbody urost knw by thie time, that tho New York,
Nwr Haven and Hartford hae oaros enough wrthout heing forced to
nwte whether rbs train ejfcay on tho track or not. Does the public
tkhtw that cooeolidating foreign roods, collecting trolley lines nnd
iatjtric plants, running afoaimboata ami building summer hotels is a
What do folka expect of railroad, anyhow?
"WHOM THE GODS WOULD DESTROY-
IF THE OFICEItS of the Chicago federation of lyabor have mnde
tap their minds to ahow tfce eountry the Ml, gloriotw possibilities
of pushing tha "union made" label requirement to its logical er
tntae, we congratulate them on their chance to rule out Cremona
rtotlne from en oroheetim suppowed to play or.ly union made in
strum en ts.
A violin player h reported to Jrave protested : To you mean to
tell me I ahonld throw arway my $750 ftredivuritis because it hss not
a union label? You are not rmiaiciane but mechanics Mind artisans.
You don't undenrtand wQiwt a musician needs."
To which Delegate Ward of the Band Instrument Makers' Union
retorted: "Don't let us hear any more about artists. This artistic
talk makes us tired. Mutfc from a tin pan would sound sweet to a
true union man if the nnion labol were on the tin pan."
Chuckle-headed foolishness and long-eared idiocy hare killed
better cause than unionism. We have only pity for those whose for
tunes or happiness am in any way mixed up with the brain processes
of Mr. Ward and his kind. "Whom the gods would destroy they
first make mad."
If this is the sort of thing that has been at work among the
minor musician of this country we begin to understand why so many
theatre audiences in this city are now forced to listen between tho
sets to doleful sounds from some mechanical contraption that, fiddles
and Mows and drums all by its lonesome under the inspired forefinger
of Iht third assistant stage-carpenter.
Nov. 19, 1703. died In the Bistlle. after twenty-four vein of
Imprisonment, the "Min In the Iron Mask," one of the most farnou ..
romantic and mysterious prisoners of history. During the greatc
part of bis confinement he was forced to wear a close, black velvet
mask that no one might learn to know his features. It was hintrl
that he was a twin brother of Louis XIV., whom the KVng thus
kept out of sight. But In fact he seems to hive been an Italian
spy of noble Mrtti who had Incurred Louis's lasting anger.
Cos Cob Nature Notes
wa printed laat week
Far mar Full art on' a beautiful
bras about the asTr1cultrJ
sjoduottveness of Lone Island
soma people hare sold he oon
i teal parson, to raise ao many
tar merely tilling tho toll. To
that the Farmer la a real person
wo raproduoe herewith a photograph ot
has taken In tho aot of encourarVng hie
pica to srow up and set fat, much
which they have already done.
IT makea ua lonely and sad to record
that our friend and fellow naiural'.at
Ernes: Thompson Betun has sold
Wyndyghoul and will proceed to depart
from our midst. We were afraid some
thing like thts would happen when ha
bouxnt an automobfle and gave up tha
simple transit methods Of the red chil
dren of the forest. There will he grief.
too. among the little hoya who were
taught woodcraft at the camp by Melon
lAk.- mid k ao tbey didn't mind bain
Wife How tmprjdeot you are You've
fatly Just finished dinner and now you
propose to baths.
Jius .ii, d -That's ail right, my dear. I
its to i
i acr 1 1
gag nothlnsj bat A
wet and have mosquitoes Mta thorn.
THE aniah season la now at 1ta
height. Tha smelt ta e email floh
that oomna Into tha harbor in
Quantities at hlth tide and Is very food
satinet whan dueled with oornmaal and
fried. They are caught on a light Una
wtth a slender pole and trora three to
Ave hooks on It. The rmelt does not
bite hard and haa to tie lifted gently o'er
the aide or It will fall off. Sotnetlmea
tha fisherman finds one on every hook,
and this niakaa him feel good.
1 1 1 I ; i ' are attll - rosebuds
tha bush back of the house.
ItE way Mr. Mellen Is smashing up
his trslna la causing comment
along the line Many of our clt'-
xens buy perhaps If he would try to
ruti a railroad Instead of everything ejag
he would not get off the track so often
Thla act ma rcaHonable.
"Have you made any sacrifice to
dsmonstrats your patrlotlamT'
"I have," replied the Ht Lotrta man.
"I bat on ths homo team regularly."
' :yjy77 ) ' Vl TV III ' ' K( lL-05 I V ), laFni? h, r .:-o. .The Saw To- E..h.t WmWI.
I ll ) l lf I, Wililltk rillQrrJ ''Ml -2 ja TOT to Cli'tice plain ttorcitoni drives more men into maJrimouy "'" "
, rfpf l Jflll Fluent love-making is the hat! mark of the. flit t. A liHCtFt lover never
"Tj fUllyM aa"! emT3 TT 1 draotrs tcRof he is going to say before h-e starts, nor ichut he UAH said after
fill JUL VtBI I , TA K i V 1 e finished.
1 1 tijiiia. i . ' wr . 1V N I i f t M
ifiPTf fe ft fl- Y . ifibjligg
Jj.-- ' Ai JHVrJQT VS-L V Hi I VSTRAPS The three "Rn" of modern edu
WiVM I i I TIM a
W I Sa,Jhb JL A s dJM-s
I . JC J f7 VI III l"VX I n I A ajB i
SZz Mill V) IH A I I
I'llie New York KieiUug Worlil.l
E must have Ofawl cried
Mra. Ktryver. rapplna; again
wltli the Ivory gavel. "The
Mothers will SOHM to order,
Whereupon a little woman arose In ths
oentrs of the rows of chalra tilled wJth
the women of the Idle near-rloh and
stilled for the door.
"No one la permitted to les,ve while
the tneellmg la 1n aeaalon." crlsd Mra.
atryvwr "Mra Jarr, pfeaee chose the
An excited "-olloquy In undertones took
pi ice between Mrs. Jarr and the agi
tated little woman. And at! present
strained their eara to llaten.
'IBut I WI'ST go home!
the little !
woman wns heard to say. I Just re
mamhered my nurse girl leavr m to-day"'
"Why?" nsked Mrs Jarr, forgettlns
her func 1on as donrladrv at the Modern
fMothorf' meeting In her eagerness to
learn w v glrtls leave others' homes.
"What does aha aay?" asked Mrs.
"She sava aha forgot her nuisogti I
leassrei to-day," nnswered Mrs. Jarr
"Her baby 1s rcttlnit the mumps and tb
policeman on the beat has never had
The little woman whose ksbyi mumps
were coming and whose bshy's nurse
w.vi going, elltppiNl hur letlly from tha
room, while a hum 'a cnnimeav' on ths
servant situation rose from ths assem
blace. Women who neswr atay In their home
csnnot ""! rstand whv aervants don't '
care ii Stay in them either.
Mrs Jarr'a I'nele llenrv. who was
trpon the point of onllapse from hunger,
arose aa though to depart from tha
Modern Mothers, the Hysctrith Ttoom
and the Hotel St. Vitus; and forage for
fcod somewhere. Hut a glance at Mra.
Jarr, guarding the doorway, unnerved
h'm and he sank back 1n h1a Beat with
Mra lithlett. the secretary, wns dam
ming rr recognition by this time. The
China's New Students.
The ministry of education haw made
a new I nvesi lgutlon Into the educational
jgtatlaties of the country. Now the In
vestigation la completed and a report to
prepared, according to wliloh there are
' ST, M lnatttnttlons of learning of all
grades, military and naval schools riot
lnoOuded The number of students
studying In these schools Is 87S.T60.
iPestln Ualry Nswav
Iw Ttit 1MB PI
voman present wars ail SJafJMtal away.
And Mrs. Stryver was hB,-iwnersn vainly
'T rise to a point of ordrl" cried Mra.
Olblett, when she finally oould n.ake iher-
aelf heard. "We have just seen how
household cares Interfere with a wo
man's broader life. What uplift la there
for a woman who roust leave her club
on aocount of children at home?
"The presence of children at horns
means the absence of women from the
club, from ths mart, from every field cf
the new endeavor. Ths woman who has
lost fturrled away from this meeting la
Just What Should Be
A Mother's Reward?
Sophie Irene Loeb
ijOyXjXXnjlAnJWTTf ClCliii" --l " - -
OoprrkjM. 111, Mr The
a PROFHlSSORofMlahlgan tlnlvsrslty
proclaimed MJrtajn Hubbard ths
gin physically that
baa ever entered
Aha seemed sur
prised that aha la
In a better physi
cal condition than
any other lreah
man girl, and
"Long ago I
learned that one
cannot ki-ep well
unless one works
In the field and
galna health hi
How Miriam learned these things to
the present splendid result Is but an
other Inatance of the PJCHSBVIORANOK
of the responalbls one In tha !. Till;
That thla, aiuce tha world
began, la very often loot sight of and
that the mother remains In the back
ground Is evidenced by this mother's
own comment She la one of the women
who makes for the world's work In her
effuria to jtlve other mothera tha clasp
of a sympathetic, hand and the words
that reaarura. she says:
"I have a doles clippings and news-
papera on my desk with article about
Miriam. m!y ONE glvss me the In
formation that shs hss a mother. 1 had
begun to feel rent! very Bad and felt
quite Inclined to mother tho sMM my
self However. I notice that the chil
dren who are not brilliant, who have
club feet a:.d a hutnpnae.k , who have
otie syi and no eara always have a
mother Hirange isn't ttt"
Mis Hubbard oravea no credtt for
nn; si. i. k but wants to point out that
the well being f humanity In a large
measure rests with that woman who
hears the flrat tiny wall the Mother.
That she la Uddaa behind the
f. i '"i
Mr. Jarr's Uncle Henry Plays the
Alluring Role of "Storm Centre"
ths mother of four children. I think
this unseemly. Better only one child
reared well, than a brood of children
Ill-tended and lU-nourUhedt"
Mra. Raddtok darted to her feet and
"Let the Modem Mothers go on record
aa declaring that any mother having
more than two ohlMrsn should be put In
Mrs. Clara MSidrVUra-famlBh seconded
ths motion. And Mrs. Olblett proposed
that ths Liagllalature, when women stif
frace should be established, should pass
a law to make It a penal offense for any
- -- - " '
On. (Tb New York Brralag World).
verbtal bushel Is common Indeed, and
many a shining light giving Its rays to
the world la but a RHPbBCTTION of j
the ana woman the mother.
I have seen Mrs. Hubbard, busy aa she
Is, take ths Ume to direct the energies
and play with ths girl Miriam; and al
ways the Idea "DO"' was more evident
than that of "DON'T!" Mothera tho
world over are beginning to realize that
this Is an age of affirmation.
In every line of so-called n w thought,
new, yet aa old as I'ather Time, we are
getting away from t ,.e negative. Educa -
tan no longer IS) to the child "Thou
ahalt not," but wisely direct the miaap-
plied energies Into a proper channol with
a loving thou snaut
Thus Miriam Hubbard has always
been confronted with the Idea "Thou
Shalt be strong first " The rest fol
lowed, aa la plainly seen. It was not
theory but PRACTISE that kept her
uut In the open playing baseball and
learning how to lie a "healthy animal."
So that Indeed might she say she learned
Therefore, with the persistence of a
mother who perseveres In the everyday
actions, she hns now arrived at the
perfection of young womanhood to the
degree above mentioned. Hut to whom
I Is the renl credit due?
Thla braving the weather, the early-to-bad
and early-to-rlse habit, the fear
leas attitude toward inserts and crawl
ing things communion with birds and
the Intercut In itudy there is no need
o say tij Wl Ofn I"' owes It
ThlS splendid example brings with It
the lolaog that satisfies for all the
trlale. However, :'or Miriam Hubbard
or any other child, the fundamental
need for the HiiNT IK'THi one la to
KKMEMHEK that Mother In her every.
day efforts and accord her the OHATB -
TTIIjNESH that la her due, by Word and
aotlnn. whether iiavlng fulfilled her
ad arsesua ar not.
woman to have mors than two chllclrftl.
All the women present applauded
violently, Including Mrs. Jarr, who
had Just the proposed legal number
of children. And the resolution was
Pasd without a dissenting voire, till
T'ncle Henry, so hungry that he IC or T In effort. A, B, C or D In pro
dldn't care what happened to Mm. jflclency and A, B. 0 or D In deportment,
arose and bellowed: (A, excellent: B, (rood ; c, poor; D, vwry
"eMstern, I proteatl" poor.)
"I protest'" he repeated. "Slch a1 Thereon Is marked the number of
law will work hardships: Think of times the lad has been tardy or absent
a f amhly with only one child, and I Near the bottom of ths . and are cnum
tho stork brings twins1 Think of 'erated the studies In which he 1s de-
ths unhappy father rushing from the
place holienng. As a parent, I have
exceeded the legal limit: Hencoforth
I am a fugitive from Justice!'
"And servo him rlgtiH" cried the
"But take the other side Even If
the law should be lenient with
..'rles arose, "So H rhould be! We
want equal rifhtn with men! We
want Jiastlce; and all the laws In our
"Wal," continued Uncle Henry.
"Suppose then a mother of three chil
dren 1a under suspension of sentence,
the law beln' lenient to the ladloa.
i Snppoae the stork should visit that
famhly ogam, won't that mother be
guilty of contempt of court?"
Immediately a tremendous uproar
broke loose, half the Modern Mothers
protesting that the proper auihorltiea
could aecure an injunction la suca a
lease, and the other lhalf of the assera-
: i.i.i,,,.. the childless married ladies and
the .spinsters holding that the law
j should 'ake Its course,
And 1n the uproar and confusion
j Uncle Henry broke from the place and
escaped to a beanery.
"Ttisr, are no Investments that are
I absolutely eortsln to pay yearly dlvL
I "No? How about a carefully In-
Women arr not euppoW to understand "high nntuwe," hut many girl
ha paid sixty dollar for a frock and "manipulated" H if) at to catch tt
rhvisand a year.
In Fnoland they are letting ovt a team in the divorce tones. Just like a
man! When what they really should do is to take a frv tucks to We MAR
R1AOE LAWS so as to keep out those that don't fit.
n hy is it that everybody shudders at the thought Of beeoming patsr,
When the onlii real tragedii in lite is beeoanina blase I
It Is foolish to say that rrOVMM roulrt dean up OlinOt, Swnetimes r$-n
can make such a mess of things that even a uyjnwn. enulcln't ejran up after
Are Your Children
Doing Well at School?
By William Lean Pulvermacher
Ooprrleht. ISIS, br TIk Prb fabWSslll Oo, crtie New Vork inr WorM).
3. To Make Certain He Studying.
ItF. parent knows, of course, applies. Many hoys are mn.pa,hje of
that hla lad la attending IBS
public: sdhoolj. but In the
great majority of cnaee he
know." not whether hla off
spring ! forslng ahead In the matter of
Vessona or 1s Jnatlns his time away .
True, he may ask whether r nnt all j
went well that day, and In nn automatic
way the lad answered "Vee, sir." Hut
s that enough?
You answer that you have no me Jti
of finding; out whether the boy Is pro
gressing, Inasmuch as you leave, for
your place of business early 1n the day
pjOd do not return until lite In the eve
nine No doubt, you arc not aware Ot
the fact that at the ond cf each month
the lad has been srlven a report, upon
thl back of which are Wank spaces for
' your signature, one for eaoh month.
Neither are you aware that the grocery 1
(Clerk has forwert your nam- at the close j
i ot each month.
Aa a result, your "hopeful" felt that
' erven though he misbehaved or failed to
study or prepare his lessens at home
you wouM be none the wiser.
I 'What Is to be l.,ne? Tell your win to
I bring that report home 10
OU that vary
i day. Note that the bos- Is marke.1 A
He satisfied with no work less than A
In conduct. Anv lad should be able t ,
earn It In effort, the ssme
sssawsgasi asssaj -
a HUMBOLDT rancher returned from a
Z jear'a trip through the Usst to find Hut
' sn old tins ntlghbor of his, a min notd
for Ms perfcot petlieee, bad bwn lining a sirs,
of bad luck, lirno hearing ths news lie lrara-
' dlBtdj sought out ths neighbor to condole wltli
j "WeJ. Jstm," he nkl sft.r greetlni, h.l been
I exchanged, "I hur jou lost all of yuur timber
I through the f 'rail flrn."
The etliet man nodded,
j "And ties sny 1hM ihn riier cut off jnnr
best bottom land; thst ftsm Iwn ail died (
I Dta4aaa that yoir df ami ilnldren lie beoii
sli:k, ami Hist rbs;- have now foreclosed the morl-
gitce on your other place."
! Juhn nodded assm. "Vs; tfs 11 true," ka
nl(l, Icoldna shout Mm at wtatt hsd Baal been
Ida prosper" farm; "all true. Why, ximetlure
1 itaaasl rt diacourased." Indies' H im Jonr
TOO often the Idea ef amice Is aaaoolated
solely with vald aarrants, altliough aldoto
so amualnat; as in the case of a little girl
of whom a ooutrirsitor to tfn Kngllsh Illustrated
Slio had elided a little fri ikI wIiom family
H tbelr own liouaowotk. Sns lia-1 a very toed
time and on coming bom -sea telling bar moltiar
all about at.
"Bnt aaother. dear, Usrj do one wwy dreadful
thing," aba concluded. "I hata to tall row abuit
It. for it 1 kind of cruel, and you mlfhtnt 1ft
ma go ngtin."
"Tell aw." urged her mother In loin al.irra.
"Tliay nse their own gTandmoltrr for a cooM"
the little girl replied in a ahocked whisper.
Jack London, Musician.
ACK IaTNUnN, when en a re eol slstt to
Najr York, waa Introduced to a inuaiciaa in
one of the popular Broadway rafee, aara
"I am a nvuhian In a small way." salt Low
d.iD. ' r Brunei! tslant waa nnoa the means
of aavlng my lifa."
due mualcaaii was at once very much Intaraatsd.
"Bow was that!" ha salad.
"There was a graat flood la tbe town of my
boyhood.'' explained London "When tha water
struck ear lunavs, my father got nn a bad and
floated with ths stream until ha waa rescued,"
not the IPOwMII
lotef Did Inst
ation: Kavtiine, Ktohtt and Reno.
"ajTlinaj a nisner mark than B In pro-
Baglfl thV es-enlne to look over
I child's handiwork and to hear his gg
isvtis. Pas; es-ecln! attention to those
I lessons In which he s deficient.
"Aye, there's tiin rub." you anew-,
; 'The little rascal tells me each evening
th-.t h has no homework to do for the
following day, or that occasionally he
hns work that takes Mm ten minutes to
complete. I have no means of ascertaln-
!:'. what lessons
You are .wrong Demand from htm
what !s called B programme. Every boy
i gramutat achool has or ought to have
on s cf those daisy programmes In nls
InSNH coat pooke'. If he has none, dav
mand that he go to hla teachsr to
morrow and thai OS request that she
allow him to copy the programme that
every sohool teacher In this city has for
his or her class.
lAiok over t .e procraTum and note
that-en eh day has its particular studies
If the following day be a Wednesday,
read along the line of studios and de
mum! tha the lay 'ell you what he has
I heen told to prepare, for Instance, In
spel :;c. arith metic, history, grammar.
memory, literature and oarman
You ar.awer: "How can I hear the
child' i lessons when the child 1s further
advanoad than I am? Or If not Borther
aCVan.1!,!, ha or she takes up studies
that we never took vp In the country In
which t attended school, or ekes leke.
thorn up In a different way."
Orantad ttf truth of the slbovs, svan
so It Is an easy mattT to hear the kad'e
less .n , hnt that )a the problem to b
taken In a later article.
m www waww,e,ewiwsiawwM
Good Stories j
i "Wall," amilad
ion tho piano."
London, "I aoooosvanied bin
STATK lONOlNKKR f THTlfl HILL of Mta
MUrtt who took an AiMoitiiMle trip kn
th S' aritl aftavwou- l admtttdrd thu ht
ntr dreatiiel thar v IMh 1 ruat-Wi In taiw
world, inn-h lens on tlio Mubioiart aom-tHato M
i aM in an interne
"I tit Ijrnnnint of the tro nondttion of
ovr timuU aa tv-iru of tliOM -ii!Hi , k jlililrjii
1 fir tirootaiit of fa nu I; v s IdTnoTavat, inktwi, sbs
th hi lie. fftrf who, .st, Itm raturn from a aavntry
week :i' II U' , aald:
" I wia)i wa kapt awiat , maQm, m Itm.
wa 'iM tifiTft freah kjflnaja for bfaakfaait
i mdn.ing.' " -Ieitrolt Frm Iira,
The Gladness of Gladys.
IN Trench the tenor sung hla role.
The basso was a .Swede;
The fair soprano bless her sous!
To German aong waa keyed
From Italy tha baritone P
i Had coma to Join the band.
.Mui In the oborus there were aim wag.
Recruits from every land.
! Orave men and asrtoua women, too.
Were listening to the shoot.
And some oontaasad they neiai Basses
What it was all about.
But Uludye, with bar als
And oonndenoe aubllma.
Declared, all free from doubts ar fears,
She'd had a Leovely Tims.
When through the halls of art ram stray
Or museums that store
The treasures of a byg.me day
From some forgotten shore.
Tou bravulyi seek to understand
The catalogue you buy
And fix the guide who watte at hand
Wtth an attentive eysj,
All wearily you goon declare
That Ufa Is far too short
For man to give a proper care
To studies of ths sort.
It ta not so with Gladys flear;
Her laughter's marry chime
The purpose of it all makes .m ,.
Ill I had a Ixivsly Time!
-Washing .on Stoa,