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OF THE CONa6nn
.... tircncn trnisLATION
.i In a Measure
ftmi of tht Rtunnfl um.......
Out of the Preient Generation to
B, Descendant. Pointed Out-Obll-.Mm
(of tht Development of th
t(y, Wtr Power.
ti th transmission of
j mpanylna' papers,
I" :,-.t,t aio sent a mtssac
"-! cf the Oocumrntt
lerra hl entire oon
f a atattnirnta and con-
n-.rr'i er UM befyre tin
. r H contains we nrsi in-
f ii naurel resources ever
;ltrc ff-t n In randfnsed form
i ii r sources, whltli aro
- i ft c '.'. ami Mill! atln
( i i (-3 r ai iiHutltlona upon
(. t aMy ntnl welfare
. . w rt and inuit always
,t Kitr'hln thU report ton
" t -' "II to af tlon. The
ulba t-; u.sdoee dtnianJs that we,
rtWi!r.e f a lime II nl r( smaller
1 1 : tltsl qjritloni, lull camtentrata
ti (.',-; . part tf our attention upon
' r: r -' 1 foumlatlona of na.
r - t. '!: r proicrrt. ami prosperlly.
fit cf I umiM. rations la the
ft-;- ' - fare of our pel: ami
j r -a f j-, ii, hlihrat form of
i n r:t u rmanently exlat aava
1 n foundation of male.
" t In II. u rnw-ct our altu-
t.3 fr -n satisfactory. After
warn ha txrn made,
.: y t-nrwful Indication ha
i t .1 wrlfht. tho facta allll
if r rrav oncern- It wouM
i cf ijf tii.torr and our In-
c-i c.inr"U to our future,
t ftt to thru facta or at
'c;- ts U t rni out f oourt. Th
r . ' 1 apd will rUhtly demand
' si ' rest I ri'limental quratlona
i I a artrnuon bjr thflr rP
: I do Dot advlu luiitv or 111
s W-ri i, t in on ain,Uwi iKilnla. but
i k w-f-a itio rar are known.
'ff ( " Inlrmt la clctir. that
" ' "trc- and Inertia, nor atl
T f lr,'frrti, ahall t allowrU
' " i ay of the public sood.
t t balc fa. ta are already well
1 Vo kr w that our population la
-' f at- jt one nfth to Itanumbera
I ' t-l ti. at by the middle
. r "y perhapa lM,OOliftlO
' :r.3. e-i by Hi rn.l very many
r-c irjit be fed and clollicj
" it t or our (oil.
ff t- w r w tdat our rlvera can and
; .. .L'r" ' t aervn our people ef
i r In t'ar.jpt rlatlon, but Hint the
"- f-rt r for our waterwava
- -a in. maintalnlnc, much
t r in Inland navlenllon.
It taka InilnlMllala ml mm In
1 ' 3 rtl,'-'n and to prrparo and
-- , - . i er.maiva pian for Inland
na.niMon that will reault In
' rr t! '"""ta for which
rZlj f ,VlU.1 hl,h hvt not
T terel ,,l y. unow w n... .
ttl t-i ;;t , isnnratlnir. Hint Il.an
ii i m m r. (.... .
a .! puriwan ran lie met by
rr -..la Uie relatively amall
l I r Iho protection, uae. and
' a1 1 uireata still owned by
"tt st I
i'r..;r"'H and to enact Irnri
'C l"" fl l.i,.i ... .t- -
i : " m i t vi mo iur-
... ,-w n T 0l"' mfneral re.
rJ tll needles wa.l. of
' , J,J.1',r,tl" of '""nan Uvea
wmmut delay the In
n- fiaary before our peopb
'm, thruuili atala action
" put an end to this Iiuro
Wwr.i J: 'f 8nd merve both out
m. mi., V.i. . an" of tli
W j " ,"rnl ,rom the earth.
i-a. ' etrallon haa achieved
it b i " aoua-lit, but hu
k.. -? tb!e to achieve? eth.r.: I
t h;j d ..." '""takeaj but all
t'., , '-' icmpiea haa been I
- - "inn vuori to ae
' the rlRhta and oppor
' altn i--i Bnu wmen of th
"t ) w iV. V ,ri,,n to con
1 ant '" so,, ,n "r aoclal aya
-w , ar.8 ""vlnit towurdthl
;:t is i . . ' " 'eavor to do away w
ti t t a-- i'."Ci'M tn5f bo '""de-
' r m . ." " ia mauo too
rrwarua or common
fjft muy bo loo amall
I r othera, ami on the
iuie, qualltlea, are
rnu espralally If the
, tia which aro roirlly,
"ii-ru io becomo too
" eo far aa poaalble
ndltlona Oiat there
' of opporlunltl where
"t fm-rty. ildelltyand
lurra ia a reaaon
nbla iualltf of npportunlly tha dn I
rihiitinn of reward will take car
"The iinrhecked etlatence of monop
ly la Incompatible with equality cf
opportunity, The reaaon fur the ei-f
erclan of Rovernment control over etrea
we are nomine, nualnat prlvllea;e. it
waa made unlawful for corporatlona
o contribute money for election
pne In order to abridge the power
of ipcclal prltlleice at the polla. .nall-
roail rata control la an attempt to se
cure an equality of opporlurUty for all
men arrecled br rail transportation.
and I lint meana all of us. The great
anthracite coat strike vraa nettled, and
tie preasina- ilanser of n coal famine
averted, because we recognised that
he control of a pulillo necesally In-
rolvea a iUUy lo the people, and that
puhllo Intervention In the affair a of a
pulillo service corporation la neither
o be resented aa iiauruallnn nor per
mitted aa a privilege by the corpora
tlona. but on the contrary to be ac
cepted aa a duty and eterelsed as a
right by the government In tha In
tereal of all the people The effi
ciency of the army and the navy haa
neen inrreaseu ao that our people may
follow In peace the great work of
making this country a better place for
Americana to live In, and our navy
waa aent round tha world for theaarne
ultimate purpose. Atl the acta taken
by the government during the laat
aeven year, and nil the policies now
being pursued by the Government, fit
In na part of a consistent whale.
"The enactment of a pure food law
waa a recognition of the fact that the
public welfare outweighs the right to
private gain, and that no man may
polaon the people for hla private profit.
The employers liability bill recog
nised the controlling fact that while
the employer usually haa at ataka no
more than hla profit, the alake of the
employe Is a llvlnc for himself and
We are building the l'annma canal!
and thla means that we are engaged
In the alunt engineering feat of all
time. We are striving: to add In all
way to the habltanlllty and beauty of
our country. V nre striving to hold
In the pulillo lamia the remaining
supply of unappropriated coal, for the
protection and benefit of all the people.
Wn have taken the first atepa toward
the conservation of our natural re
Bourrra. and the betterment of coun
try life, and the Improvement of our
waterways. We stand for the right
of every child to a childhood free from
grinding toll, and to an education; for
he clvlo responsibility and decency
of every cltlien! for prudent tore
eight In public matters, and for fair
play In every relation of our national
and economic life. In International
mattera we apply a ayatem of dlplo
macy which pule the obligations of
International morality on a level with
thoae that govern the actlona of an
honest grntlemah In dealing with his
fellow-men. Within our own border we
stand far truth and honesty In public
and In private life, and we war stern
ly against wrongdoers of every grade.
All theae effort are Integral parte
of the aame attempt, the attempt to
enthrone Juatlce and righteousness, to
secure freedom of opportunity to alt
of our ellliena, now and hereafter, and
to aet the ultimate Intereat of all of
ua above the temporary Interest of
any Individual, class, or group.
"The nation. Ita government, and Ita
reaourcea exist, first of all. for the
American cltlien. whatever hla creed,
race, or birthplace, whether he be rich
or poor, educated or Ignorant, pro
vlded only that he la a good cltlien.
recognising hla obligation! to the na
lion for the rights and opportunltlea
which he owea to the nation,
"Tim obligations, and not the rights,
of cltlienshlp increase In proportion to
tho Increase of a mane wealth or
power. The time la coming when
nan will bo Judged, not by what he
haa succeeded In getting for hlmaelf
from the common alorr, but by how
well he ha done hi duty as a cltlien,
and by what the ordinary cltlien has
gained In freedom of opportunity be
causa of hla aervlre for the common
good Tht1 highest value we know la
that of the Individual cltlien, and the
highest Justice la to glvo him fair
play In the effort to reside the best
there la in him.
"The leak this nation haa to Ua
are great task. They can only be
done at all br our cltliana actlnc to
gether. and they can be done best of
all by the direct and simple applies
lion of homely common aenae. Th
application of common aenae to common
problema for the common good, unde
the guidance .of the principle upon
which till republlo was based, and by
virtue of which It exist, spell per
petulty for the nation, civil ind Indus
trial liberty for Ita citizens, and
freedom of opportunity In the puraul
of happiness for the plain American,
for whom this nation waa founded, by
whom It 'was preserved, and through
whom alono It can be perpetuated,
upon this platform Inrger than any
jvarty dlffercncea. higher than claas
prejudice, broader than an question
of profit and loss there la room n
every American who realliea that th
common good atanna first.
Accompanying the menace are ex
planatluns and recommendations o
work tp be done for tha future good o
the country. The president says, "it I
especially Important that the develop
ment of water power should be guard
ed with tho utmost care both by the
national government and by the states
In order to protect the people agalns
the Upgrowth of monopoly and to In
sura to them a fair share In the bene
nta which will follow the development
of thla great asset which belong to
the people a,nd should be controlled by
"I urge that provision be made for
both protection and more rapid devel
opmcnt of the national forests. Other
wise, either the Increasing- uae of thea
foresta by the people muat be checked
or their protection airalnat fire mua
lie dangerously weakened. If we
compare tho actual 11 ro damage on aim
liar areaa yn private and national for
rat lands during the past year, thi
government llro patrol saved commer
cial timber worm as much aa th
total cost of carlnz for all nation
foresta at the present rate for about
"I, especially commend to congress
the facts presented by the commls
Ion aa to the relation between for
est and atream How In It bearln
upon, the Importance of tha fores
lands In national ownership. With
nut an understanding or thla ultima!
relation the conservation of both thes
natural resources must, largely fall,
"The time haa fully arrived furrec
ognlilng In tha law the) reaponsiblllty
to the community, me stale, and th
nation which rest -upon the privet
ownership uf private landa, Th own
cranio of forest land Is a public trust.
The man who would handle hi forest
na to cause erosion and to Injurs
atream How must be not only educated,
but ho must be controlled,"
In conclusion tho president urge
upon conurraar the deelrablllty
maintaining a national commlaalon on
the conservation of the resource
the country He adds. "I would also
ndvlan Unit an appropriation of
Itaat 1S0.O0O be made to cover tho ex
peiuea of the national conaervutlou
commission for necessary rent, assist
unco nnd traveling- expenses Till I
a very small aum. I know of
other wny In whluh the appropriation
of so small a sum would result In i
large u bcnellt to the whole nation."
BlrtMay Dinner, Descr.bc.ti by nr)c Jtzrrt
55urt to Be fc.iosiEnJoytk Evsnl
A Urthrfay dinner which In to be
Clvcn next vrcok Ii to chnrmlng In ,1U
bpointmcnu I can, hardly wan. to
tell about It- for tho bcnoflt of other
Who mny claim ;th'e first month In'the
year for their nntdl day. I used to
think that winter functions wcro not
half to pretty as lumrarr one., but of
lata It seem at If nothing couM be
mora sungcatlvo of hospitality than a
room warm with rod and irrccn dco
ration. Quantities of candles and a
blmlnir flro Irfah'bpon fireplace, with
out which no up-todnto bouso Is com
plete, ' .
To return to our dinner: Tho table
cloth Is of cl'iiny laco to bo laid over
rod silk, with a htico cako for the
center piece, surrounded by a wreath
of red candles nnd red carnations,
which do not fade as quickly as roses.
Tbo mantelpiece Is to be banked
lth nolnsettlas, and a novel as well
at dccorntlvo feature will bo the In
dividual and rellih dlshhn, all to bo of
red Ilohcmlnn glass. Tho placo cardi
aro to have the verso for January writ
ten In red Ink and they aro to bo deco
rated with red beads In lieu of car
Tho gift for tho birthday girl Is to
bo a handsomo garnet ring set In sil
ver, which will be presented on a ring
holder of red Ilohemlan glass. Tbo
maid Is to bring It In on a tray when
tho dessert Is sorved.
Thero nro to bo eight guests, all
college chums. After tho dinner thcro
will be a theater pnrty, chaperoned by
the birthday girl's mother. Afterward
thero Is to be a chafing dish supper,
with a dollclous welsh rnrcblt, Each
girl Is to ask her best boy friend to
this. It all sounds exciting, but at
this mother said to mo: "You Just
havo to let them do things, so you
Just might as well bo In touch with
It all. It pays in tho end to keep pret
ty close to your daughter."
Isn t tho a wlso woman? would
thcro wcro more llko her. Sho Is tho
samo one who always "Its up to wel
come her daughter home, no mattbr
how lato tho hour, and she Is bright
and Interested, too. And. what Is
more, her first question Is: "What
time Is It?"
Thcro Is a whole sermon right there.
Ponder It ye who havo young daughter
Just entering Into the Joys of social1
This contest was used to liven, up
things boforo tho regular gamo 'of
cards In which the club Indulges once
a week. Tho cards wero foreign pos
tals with thick while paper pasted
over tho address side, on which tho
following questions wero written:
Where Americans ko when they die
A make of carpet Ilrussel
What housekeepers like In the cab
Favorite name for a girl Florence
tart of tha neck and a Itoman numer
A, toilet water .....Cologne
A house of prayer and a domestic ani
mal , Moscow
N'im nt a famous modern writer. London
A girl' name and tli'o French for
"good" , , ., ..Lisbon
A tlrl relative Nice
The Guessing Contest.
These two contests wcro arranged
by a clover hostess who says they
proved most entertaining to her
A barnyard product and a vegetable
growth lies plant
Letters of tho alphabet Tea
Employment of some women, and the
dread of all Spinach
ro .pound.. -, Meet
Skilled, part of a needle, and to suffo-
' rate ,,, i;..Arlchokt
What PharOah saw In a ilream.....Cora
To draw, a narrow bed and a kind of
tre ....... .,rf!-.....?tlA...auccolaiih
Ffoien v.alr with nn'ft" prefixed., Wee
Cowner'a herb that uhsera Tea
Adam's ala .., Watei
Ah nrrompanlmcnt to a ci.ld, ami the
I pay of a lawyer Coffee
A Mere of crayon, an exclamation and
not on time ....Chocolate
Tht, r. . .i.l l l.lnn.l..
To make a hold Jfiefhl
"A tract of low land Mead
A ttonlral fruit, nnd nn Amrelcan
' nlavwrfeht u t fmonada
Interesting to Brides-Elect
This Is an Indent vcrsclet that mat
help a brldo to bo to dccldo upon the
month In which to launch her sblt
upon tho matrimonial tea:
Married In January's hoar and rime,
Widowed you'll be before your prime.
Married In February aleety weather,
Life you'll tread In tuno together.
Married when March wind shrill and
Your home wilt be nn a foreign ahore.
Married 'nenth April's changeful akles,
A checkered path before you tie.
Married when bee o'er May bloom (lit
Htranger around your bonrd will alt.
Married In month of roses June
Ufa will be one lone Iwneymoon.
Married In July, with flower ablaze,
Ultter sweet memories In after day.
Married In August's heat and drowse,
LovVr and friend In your chosen pous
Married In golden 8eptcmbera glow,
Rmooth and serene your llfo will flow.
Married when leave In October thin,
Toll and hardship for you begin.
Married In vella of November mist.
Dame fortune your wedding ring hai
Married In day of December's cheer,
Love'a etar burn brighter from year to
A Guessing Contest.
I hope thnt tho readers who have
requested now guessing contests will
appreclato this Issue ot the depart
ment, for thero has been a special ef
fort mado to get together as many
new games as possible. The answers
to tho following all end In "urc," and
they arc all words la common use:
Where are cows kept Fasture
The mother ot ua nil., Nature
What BtudenU love Literature
To what many aspire Culture
A name applied to an animal. .Creature
What we should lay up In heaven....
What most grocer aro not generou
Ot what we do not have enough.. Leisure
What arUsta make..... Miniature
What a speaker uses.., Gesture
When one leaves Departure
A hole Aperture
arm T t ii'arv "v "W TWN
Many of the designs recall the old
polonaise of 1SC0.
Fadod colors are moro In evidence
than tho distinct sha'des.
Paris Is smiling at present upon
mclallzod gold and silver net.
A color known as kingfisher Is be
ing shown In tbo various shades.
Gold and silver lace is being used
for yokes Instead of tulle and net.
Sleeves aro never worn on ball
gowns nowadays except for the merest
Illbbons aro playing a foremost part
In tho construction of the new evening
Charming theater hoods, which look
well with ovcry kind of costume, nre
made of ermluo, with a pale silk lln
Pinkl ffir the Mir
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