Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
In those lines. How would you like
to be my superintendent?"
There were tears in the eyes of
Dennis Foley. All his wretched mis
takes seemed fading away like a bad
dream as he and Mary reached the
train with Sidney. The old woman
broke down utterly when their
daughter welcomed them to her neat
hospitable home and Sidney pointed
from the window to a lonely little
"See that house, father?" he in
quired. "Well, it's furnished, a cow
in the shed and a coop full of chick
ens, two years' improvements order
ed for the town and all you've got to
do is to work."
"And forget," murmured the grate
ful Mary softly.
I've watched them bow and kneel
and bend and heard their groans
raised in lament until it made my
senses reel. For hours at a time they
stayed and wept and deeply sighed
and prayed that God might harken to
But still they seek to cop the scads
by selling war tools to those bats
across the pond who're raising cain;
their ships they fill with shot and
shell, and so but what's the use to
tell! You know the reckless creed of
gain! Oh, foolish ones, one must de
cry, why do you look up at the sky
and expect peace to come from
there? Why should God his angels
send to put as some ask to an end
the war that He did not declare?
Go seek the kinks and punch their
heads and tuck them in their royal
beds until they can behave like men!
In all life's woes, just find the cause,
and then get busy and don't pause till
you've routed trouble from your den.
"You've broken your promise,"
She said to her brother.
"Never mind;" he replied,
"I'll make you another!"
RUFFLES GALORE ON NEW PARIS
By Betty Brown ,
Paris is partial to fashion frivols ,
and frills as ever it was. One of the
newest Paris fads is the ruffled skirt, :
and nine ruffles are none too many
to adorn one costume. The model jb
pictured here shows the straight- p
lined loose fitting waist, a style that
hasn't very many followers in this
season of semi-fitted gowns. Black
taffeta with lacings and buttons of')
bronze tinted silk is used in its d1"