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NEW SHERIDAN STATUE.
Unveiling of Heroic Equestrian- Me
morial In Washington Nov. 25.
The unveiling of nu eauestrlaii statue
'of General Philip II. Sheridan In
i Washington on Nov. 25 Is nn occasion
of notable patriotic interest und marks
Urban and Rural Palace and Cottage Arc i tim successful culmination of a move-
One About the Savory Turkey
and the Luscious Pump
TtlE day on which we express
our gratitude not by fasting,
but by feasting, and when our
Incense ascends not from an
altar, but from a savory platter of
steaming turkey, Is observed In the;
great cities much ns It Is In the coun
try. Thanksgiving is so thoroughly an
American liollday that It wipes out
uch artificial lines as those dividing
urban from rural and makes all cf
Undo Sam's large and growing family
one people. What are outward circum
stances, the presence or absence of a
few houses or a few dollars, more or
less, before a universal sentiment that
Oils a nation? The Lord has been
very good to us ns the months meas
ured the year, we say, and we appoint
a festival of joy and good cheer to ex
press our gladness. It is most fitting,
most characteristic of our land, moat
In keeping with the constructive and
optimistic spirit of our people This is
true on Fifth nvenue and just as true
on the farms of the west and south,
truo at the Waldorf-Astoria and at the
worklngman's table. Ordinarily we i
place too much emphasis on the lndl- I
rldual differences and not enough on 1
the social unity of our life. But on
Thanksgiving the fundamental siml-
tarlty becomes apparent we are all
human and nil American, the walls of
castle and cottage melt away, and wo ,
become of one genus, one mind and
On the farm the children gather from
'near and far, and there is an old fash
ioned family reunion. Bill and his
"Wife come from the neighboring coun
ty and Bob from the distant town.
The old father and mother grow young
again ns the prattle of grandchildren
'In the bouse tnkes them back to the
(days when this same Bob and Bill
were frowzy headed and dirty fnced !
'boys. The turkey is home grown and
'home cooked, and therefore has any
'bird reared and roasted by we know '
not whom looking nllen and unappe
tizing. The pumpkins that make up
the thick and meaty pies are from the
corn lot back of the barn. Everything
on the well filled table except the cran-
'beifrles, coffee aud a few dry groceries
is the combination or our own sec-
'on of American
ment originated a number of years
ago. The site of the statue Is Sheridan
circle, at the crossing of Massachu
setts avenue nnd Twenty-third street,
a fashionable part of the beautiful na
tional capital. The statue Itself, by
the noted (sculptor Outzon Burglum, Is
of heroic size, and the pose and treat
ment are such as to realize the popu
lar idea of Sherldnn as a hero of pe
?ullarly dashing qualities. Quite natu
rally the historic scene when the bravo
general reined up his steed at the end
of Ills famous ride from Winchester Is
chosen as the episode for reproduction.
He Is shown holding his army cap in
v , r &?itp i 1888 by act of congress, approve
;w ' s.. ' tres,l,ent Cleveland, the rank am
GOODWIN'S FOURTH BRIDE.
OSCAR CAKVINC1 A THANKSGIVING TUBKEY.
ought to write nn adequate poem about
Thanksgiving on the farm, but still It
Is hardly necessary, for Thanksgiving
on the farm is a poem in itself.
It Is a far cry from our quiet coun
tryside to tho Waldorf-Astoria and yet
not so far on Thanksgiving as at other
times, for at tho Waldorf folks eat
turkey and pumpkin pies just ns they
do at home and It is dollars to dough
nuts do not enjoy them one whit more.
Oscar, tho major domo about the big
hotel, is famous for his pumpkin pie
recipes, and what he does not know
about buying, cooking and enrvlug the
royal Thanksgiving bird is not worth
Hero is Oscar's recipe for cooking
turkey in n little different way from
the usual method:
"Turkey, bourgeolse style, is an ex
cellent dish and a good substitute for
roast turkey If one Is tired of that
fashion of cooking tho bird. Tho tur
key is singed, drawn nnd trussed ns
for roasting, but is not stuffed. Roast
in a hot oven, basting well with but
ter until nicely browned. Put n few
slices of veal in tho bottom of n deep
stewpan, put in tho turkey and cover
with slices of bacon. Moisten to its
height with stock or broth. Then put
In n bunch of sweet herbs and season
lo taste with pepper and salt. Lot it
simmer besldo tho Are. "When cooked
take out tho 'turkey und place it In a
hot dish. Skim the fat off the cooking
liquor and strain through a fine hair,
Bieve over the bird and serve."
There is a chance for everybody to
have a "Waldorf turkey at his own'
home. It sounds good enough to make
even a pessimist thankful.
' 'f w It 1
Hod the Appearanoe.
"How is Jenks getting along in busi
ness?" "He la something of a plunger."
"What is he trying to do?"
"Well, 1 looked over his books, nndi
I thought ho web trying to break Into
COFYR1GHT, IOOS, BY OOOD1AJE THONM
OW, eb'rybody ought to know dey's welkim as kain be,
So pitch right in an' he'p yo selbs to eb'ryt'ing yo see.
Jes' staht dem biskits goin' round', fo' dat's yo' job, ol' man,
I An' chase dem wif de sweet pertaters quick 's dey lcab yo' ban'.
(Now, Mose, yo' show yo' mannahs 'fo' dese folks, er Ah tell yo'
Daih'll be a chile go hongry, an' he'll git a lickin' too).
! Heah, Oncle Dan, is de possum meat Ah's lookin' aftab. dat
' An' heah's a piece espesh'ly yonahs, all brown an' stveaked wif fat.
'HA'S fiat de graby? Don' yo' fret; it's comin' right up daih,
An' sich! Wy, dat air possum fat enough, I do declaih,
To mek enough er graby fo' de ma'chin' Isrulitcs.
, Heah, Rev'end Mistah Fe'guson, be suah yo' gets yo' rights.
Be smell am sweet ? Wy, man, yo' tas' an' den I bet yo' shout
An' mek de neighbohs wondah wha' de fuss am all about.
I Heah's little Eph. Now, chile, I's sabed yo' sumpin' nice an' sweet.
Wha's dat ? Good lan' ! Dis boy is sayin' he don' lak possum meat.
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8IIEMDAK STATUE, WAHHlfOTON.
tils right hand and acknowledging the
salutes of the soldiers whom he has
The committee in charge of tho mod
eling of the statue had considerable
trouble in suiting the Sheridan family
! as to a likeness, but Mr. Borgluin's
work is understood to be entirely sat
I lsfnctory to both General Sheridan's
' widow and ills son, young I'lilllp Sher
idan, now a regular army soldier.
It was In February, 1S05, that Short
bin received the thanks of congress
for his "brilliant scries of victories in
:he valley of the Sheunndoah, especial
ly at Cedar creek." Four years later
! be was made lieutenant general by
dirt. That makes 1 resilient urnm. on the retirement or
while. Somebody General Sherman In 18S.'! ho succeeded
to t no coiiimanu or tue army, nnu in
ot a full general were bestowed upon
Sheridan's parents were Irish and
smlgratod to this country from County
Cavan lu 1830. They went to live in
Albany, N. Y and there tho future
cavalry leader was bom, March (, In
the following year. Soon afterward
the family moved to the town of Som
erset, O., where the boy went to school
and for awhile worked in n store. Ob
taining an appointment to the Tnlted
States Military aendemy at West
Point, he was graduated In July, isr.'i.
The great soldier remained a bache
lor until lie was forty-eight years old.
Then, In 1S73, having been a lieutenant
general for ten years, he married a
flaughter of General Daniel 11. Kucker.
She was a very beautiful girl, a belle
In her day and is still a handsome woman.
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Actor Is Second Husband of Former
"Florodora" Girl, Edna Goodrich.
SIr-i. dit Goodwin, nee Miss Edna
Sondiieh, tho former "Florodora" girl,
Is her actor husband's fourth bride,
and Mr. Goodwin is her second bride
groom. Mr. Goodwin's first marriage was to
Elizabeth AVeathersby, a comedy ac-
COPVmftHT 1908 V UN DC "WOOD ft. UNDCBWOOXl N'V.
"NOW FO' BE POSSUM DINNER!"
fE saize he don' lak possum meat, an' him a son o' mine !
Now, honey, tuhn to all dese folks an' knowledge up yo's lyin
j Mek out 't'uz jes' a li'l joke to aggervate yo' ma,
Or, 'clar' to goodness, Ah's jes' boun' to whup yo' till yo's raw !
Yo' speak de trufe, yo' li'l' imp ! Den wha's yo' doin' heah
A-settin' up wif niggah folks to mek yo'se'f appeah
A niggah, too, when eb'ry one, kain tell, in spite youah black,
Dat tuhnin' 'way f'um possum meat yo' ain't de hones' fack?
'ELL, dere, yo' pa saize nebbah min', bekaze yo's such a mite ;
Dat 'tain't youah fault yo' sum'ays missed youah nachul appetitt
Hoi' out yo' plate ; dere's plenty mo' to fill a chile lak yo'.
De good Lawd mek yo' suhtain ways, Ah spose, dat's got to do.
Eut, lan' ! Ah's 'feared yo' grow up wrong an' mebbe be a shame
To all de cullahd circle an' de 'spected fam'ly name,
Fo' ebbah sence Ah's ol' enough to stan' upon ma feet
Ah's s'pishoned any niggah dat would tuhn f'um. possum meat.
EMPEROR AT THE PLOW.
Peculiarities of China's Thanksgiving
In China at the beginning of winter
a thanksgiving festival is held nt
i which the deities are especially thank
ed for tho preservation of life and
health during the preceding twelvo
rim rouitTU miis. ooodwin and 'her
tress of distinction. They were mar
ried in '1877. She died ten years later.
Maxlno Elliot, starring in "Myself
Bettlna," was the third nnd probably
the most widely known "better half
f Comedian Goodwin's several matri
The present Mrs. Goodwin divorced
lor first husband.
can partake. The feasting and rejoic
ing nro kept up for days.
On the flfteenth dny of the first moon
tho emperor of China goes In great
stato to a certain field, accompanied
by tho chief officers of his household,
and prostrates himself, touching the
ground nine times with his head in
honor of tho god Tien, nnd pronounces
n prayer Invoking tho blessing of the
great being. Then ns lilgli priest of
the empire ho sacrifices n bullock to
heaven ns the fountain of all good.
Whllo tho victim is being offered a
plow drawn by n pair of highly orna
mented oxen is brought to tho emper
or, who throws aside his imperial robe,
lays hold of tho plow handles nnd
opens several furrows. The principal
mandarins follow his example, and tho
festival, which is really n species of
thanks in advance for good harvests,
ends with n distribution of clothes and
money to tho poor.
To the level-headed young
man, a bank account,
added to a determination to
make it larger, means .
much. The names of many
such are enrolled on
our books and the number
is steadily increasing.
Are you among the number?
RMERS' and MEGHAN
he Era of New Mixed Paints !
This year opens with a deluge of new mixed paints. A con
dition brought about by our enterprising dealers to get some kind
of a mixed paint, that would supplant CHILTON'S MIXED
PAINTS. Their compounds, being new and heavily advertised,
may find a sale with the unwary.
T,,,;n S ha'-CHILTON'S MIXED PAINTS
There are reasons for tho pre-eminence of CHILTON PAINTS:
1st No one can mix a better mixed paint.
2d The painters declare that il works easily and has won
dorful covering qualities.
Hd Chilton stands back of it, and will agree to repaint, at his
own expense, ovdry surface painted with Chilton Paint that
4th Those who have used it, are perfectly satisfied with it,
and recommenckits use to others.
The person who keeps a good account at a Baivk
always has a friend at hand when needed. OPEN
NOW, either a savings or business account, at tho
mm EHTEBOB Or-KNS BEVEBAIi PUBnOWB.
months. Offerings are presented on
the family altar, and tho 'ceremony is
brought to a closo by a grand dinner
nt which all members of tho family
"RABBIT HUNTING DANCE."
Odd Thanksgiving Festival Held by
the Pueblo Indians.
The "rabbit hunting dance" of tho
Pueblo Indians nt Zuui, Acoma, Taos
nnd Isleta is n festival contemporane
ous with that of tho whlto man. In
the dnnco tho Indians give thanks and
pray for "filturo favors. Tho chief of
each vlllago designates a day In No
vember for tho festival, and tho dan
cers, who aro dressed in whlto cotton
shirts and pantaloons and carry guns;
chant and danco as long as breath and
strength remain. They begin at day
light and after a pause for food at
noon contlnuo dancing far Into the
night They pray forvontly that the
Great Spirit may give them power to
slay plenty of rabbits and other game
and also thank him for the game, the
crops and the rain ot the season "past
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