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LETTERS TO EDITOR
WOMAN'S POWER Tis not an
gels we are "wanting on this husy,
restless earth. It is noblej earnest
wainen who prize"wel the right of
bjrth; women who are looking m
ward, knowing well what life is
Women there have been who taped
men in the hour of sorest need. And
the world has heard and cursed them
for the failure of the deed. But of
woman soul-devoted, patient, seldom
do we read.
Better be behind the curtain and
to feel yourself a queen, than to lose
the power of ruling, though with
scepter yau nre seen; better be a
queenly woman than unwomanly a
Every good strong deed of great
ness has a woman at its base, or a
little child,with sunshine fresh from
heaven upon its face; watching care
fully the building that each stone fits
It is grand to be a woman, stand
ing very near to God, seeing, with her
heaven-born instinct, every step that;
he has trod; searching in the dark
est science, till she finds it bright
with God. -Marietta F. Cloud.
fered up in behalf of the countries be
yond the big pond. It is proposed that
another day of prayer may find Him
at home. Such blasphemy!
The bible says: "They cry for
peace and yet there is no peace."
How true; they Want a piece of this
and of that for themselves, but do
not grant the same right to others.
FROM THE TREE OF LIFE
Lake many more things we may go
a little too far with our idea of neu
trality and reach a point where it
loses its virtue.
"Twenty days td Paris" was a mis
calculation, and if the same amount
of energy had been directed toward
London some diplomats believe the
Inevitable might have happened.
Some evil-minded souls claim that
the day after the appointed prayer
for peace the biggest battle was
fought But this is not so, as many
more have been fought since. It is
about time we cease criticising and
learn to mind our own.
Some critics are of the opinion that
the Lord must have been on a jour
ney at a time the prayers werc of-1
IMMIGRATION BILL GOOD.
"Who are all the foreigners that come
to this country and what jobs do they
get when they land here?
These are points which should be
I will say that the immigration bill
with the literacy test amendment Is
O. K for President Wilson's signa
ture? Why, is the question. "Be-
cause when thev immigrant lands in
New York, Boston, Baltimore or Phil
adelphia or any other port he tackles
anything in the line of laboring. A
big, strong, husky immigrant breaks
his neck to stick to the job, to make
good before the foreman or the su
perintendent, and by working for a
couple of cents less an hour the fore
man or the superintendent comes
around a few days later and says:
"You other fellers will have to hus
tle" (meaning the laborers who
worked one year or more at the.
plant), not noticing the immigrant.'
the new man.
Of course, to hold the job they all
pitch in and obey orders.
And, in the meantime, this immi-.
grant is thinking of his countrymen'
and how he will write them to come
over, that there is lots of work and.
that he can get them a job where he
works, and that the foreman likes
him, and that he makes $3 a day (in
foreign money) and etc., etc. ,
Well, it don't take long and this m-,
migrant has his comrades all work
ing in the plant And by and by the.
oldtimers get a layoff one by one.,
That's one point that happens in our
Another immigrant lands here and
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