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EDITORIAL AND MAGAZINE PAGE
6
Saturday, February 12, 1910.
EL PASO HERALD
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succession, The Dally News, The Telegraph. The Telegram, The Tribune.
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NCLE WALT'S
THE wind is cold and the sky is gray, and the world is bleak and sad, but
the clouds so leaden will drift away, and" the .sun will shine, my lad! And
the spring will come with its fragrant breeze, and its garden sass and its
humble bees, and the birds will sing in tJhe dad-binged trees; life isn't so awful bad
The night is long and its breath is chill, and the stars no longer shine, as though
in mourning, the world is still, the wind has a weary
whine: but soon we'll welcome the joyous morn, .with it3
good old sun and its breakfast horn; and the world will
seem like a world just born and tell me, won't ' that
be fane? The road is long and your feet are tired, your
robe with the dust is gray; and the hour of rest you
have long desired, seems ever so far away; but the sun sinks low in the purple
west, and the hour's at hand when you'll have your rest in the balmy groves of the
Islands Blest, where the wings of angels play.
BETTER THINGS
AHEAD
GUARANTEED
CIRCULATION.
The Herald bases
til advertising
contracts on a
guarantee of more
than twice the
circulation of any
other El Paso.
Arizona. New
Mexico or west
Texas paper.
Dally average 10.
000 copies.
t iae Auocnnoa or imencaH
v Advertisers has ersminal and certified to
the crculahon of this publication. The detail '
report of such examination is on file t the
New Ycrfc office of the Association. No
other figures of circulation guaranteed.
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Secretary, 3
HERALD TIUV--E
LIXG AGENTS.
Persons solicited
to subscribe for
The Herald should
beware of impos
ters and should
not pay money to
anyone unless he
can show that be
is lesrally author
ized to receive it.
"All Together--For Ei Paso
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ALL together, now! Pull for El, Paso!
The New Year is now well on its way ana El Paso ana the Rio Grande
valley never faced a new year with better prospects; in fact, no city in the
country can boast of a better outlook than El Paso has at present. With such a
splendid outlook, El Pasoans can ana shouia join hands ana work with but one
object in view the betterment of the city ana the community. The news shouia
be spreaa broadcast. Tell the truth about El Paso throughout the year; attend to
yonr own business ana let the other person's alone ana El Paso will grow ana pros
per as she has never grown ana prospered before.
With new buildings being erected on every hana, oia ones being aemolishea for
ethers ana plans in preparation for others still, all inaications point to the greatest
year in improvements that it has ever been the privilege of any community the
size of El Paso to enjoy.
Beginning today, The Herald begins a campaign of advertising El Paso and its
tributary valley, supported by the real estate men of the city ana community, a
campaign that should bring great results before the year is half over. This cam
paign is not a one man unaertaking, but a general publicity plan for El Paso; to
advertise El Paso in the eyes of the world ana souna the fame of the city into the
remotest corners. The iaea is to attract people to El Paso; to bring them here to
see, knowing full well that once they come, they will buy and stay. The visitor
once attracted here can buy from whom he pleases; all El Paso will benefit.
El Paso and surrounding aoes not need to misrepresent the facts to attract
capital ana homesteaaers; the bare facts clearly tola about the city are sufficient.
These The Herald will tell every day in the year, and the papers will go out all
ever the United States and Me-dco and even into Canada ana other foreign coun
tries, telling of the great aavantages here ana of the progress that is being made.
Ifo city in the country can show better progress ana no city twice El Paso's size
can show a better advantage for investors. With this knowledge as a fact, The
Heraia can consistently proclaim the greatness of tie community to the woria at
large. This it has always done, but this year the campaign will be driven with
renewed interest
The Heraia and the real estate men will pull together for El Paso in the big
gest advertising campaign the city has ever witnessed throughout the year 1910.
Every El Pasoan can help in the work. Send out The Heraias to your friends,
write about El Paso to your acquaintances and talk El Paso to every stranger you
meet place the facts before them; the facts are enough. .
And let the watchword be "All together for El Paso." f
Capyrlsrht. 3909. by Geon?e Matthews Adam.
C&aaJn
CfcoMFn
Along Washington
Byways.
Washington, D. C, Feb. 12. Repre
sentative "Bob" Henry, of Texas, who
Is baid to entertain ambitions toward
"the job now held by speaker Cannon,
plays politics all the time when he is
home. He Is the kind of politician who
signs his letters "Your humble servant,"
"Yours obediently," and that sort of
thing. Mr. Henry likes to do things for
his constituents, -and likes to have them j
uiinit ne is at xneir Decic ana can.
During the Christmas recess Mr. Hen
ry was going back to Texas for a few
days. An open door at the rear of the
Wichlta'Eagle. You will recall that when
Dewey sailed into Manila bay he- cut the
cables. One night, about a week after
the battle actually took place, a story
began to come in over the wires. After
the operator had taken down about a
hundred words the story stopped in the
middle of a sentence. It developed that
it was a 'beat' by4 a New York paper,
which paper got out an Injunction for
bidding a press association from using
It. All of the yarn that we got into the
office was the beginning of the introduc
tion, containing the bald statement that
MAKING OF WATCHES
AMERICAN INTRODUCED USE OF MACHINERY
By
Fre3eiic
J. Haskin
ALTHOUGH probably the last coun- i ence between it and the real time
try to take up the manufacture I the true timepiece is the earth. Ac
of watches, the United States cording to professor Newcomb the
today Is makine- them more cheaniv J earth has not altered its course one-
than any other nation. There are about hundredth and probably not one-thtfu-
car bothered him. He did not like the
draft- He got up several times and
slammed it shut, glowering at the men
near the door, some one -of whom had
opened it every time he closed it.
Finally Mr. Henry watched the door
and saw a big, burly Texan open it.
"Didn't you see me close that door?"
asked Mr. Henry.
"Yes," replied the Texan shortly.
"Do you think I am going through
this performance for fun?" asked Mr.
Henrj getting mad.
"No," was the reply.
"Well." shouted Mr. Henry, "when I
Dewey had won a battle and that the
night was dark
"We had a big mail edition and could
not wait for the injunction business to
be straightened out In New York. Hence
I sat me down to a typrewriter. The hun
dred word dispatch before me said
Dewey had won and that it was dark.
That was -about all. I wrote and wrote
and wrote. Page after page I turned
out. I described the night, black as Ink.
with the imlghty battle ships of Uncle
Sam creeping up on the unsuspecting
Spaniards. I pictured our sailor boys
close by their guns, peering Into that
42 establishments in this country that
I make either watch cases or the move
ments. The capital involved in this
Industry is over $32,000,000. while the
number of people employed Is nearly
15,000. These employes, about 50 per
cent of whom are women, get annu
ally about 8,000,000 in wages.
It is estimated that the value of the
yearly output of these factories, In
cluding custom work and repairing, is
nearly 321,000,000, while nearly $9,000,
000 is spent annually for materials and
Incidental expenses.
Wntelnvord is Cleanliness.
The watchword of a watch factory is
cleanliness. In the production of the
numberless tiny parts which go to
hsake up the whole, dust would mean
ruin. The majdrlty of watch factories
are surrounded by lawns in some in
stances parks. The building Itself is
composed, In so far as possible, of
glass, the brick work being only
enough to support the panes. This is
to afford all the light possible, and
in addition to this innumerable lights
bum all day inside the building.
Making a watch movement Is not a
simple process. There are an average
of from 150 to 175 distinct parts to
eveVy movement, while to make a com
plete movement necessitates nearly
4000 distinct operations. In this pro-1
cess many parts are needed which are
In themselves wonders. The smallest
screw used In a watch movement
weighs one-thirty-thousandth of a
sandth part of a second since the be
ginning of the Christian era.
The direct effect of this rotation is
the apparent revolution of the stars
across the sky. Every conspicuous star,
and there are about 600, has Its posi
tion carefully determined by right as
cension and declination, and from a
prepared catalog the astronomers can
ascertain just what time It is by the
passage of a star at a certain merid
ian. From the various observatories all
over the world, the principal one in the
United States being the naval observa-
l tory at Washington, D. C- the correct
time is communicated twice a day. Five
minutes before each. of these messages
is sent every wire In the country Is
opened, and every operator stops send
ing messages. Another manner of an
nouncing this exactly is by time balls.
These are placed on the tops of build
ings in all the large cities of the United
States, and at the exact second the time
is sent from the observatory these balls
drop.
Time Troubles of Japan.
Them fs oti rnnntrv fn tho TCOrld
where no matter how careful the as- .--
tronomers are, or how well made 'the
for certain valuable concessions granted
to the English. How' It-found its way
to the pawnshop is not known.
Father Alexander, a Catholic priest
of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Is the pos
sessor of a curious watch supposed to
have been made about 1T25 by Charles
Haylor, of London. It Is a key winder,
with an open face and bull's eye front.
It's value lies in an inscription which
Is written In the inside of the case next
to the works. It reads- "Could but our
tempers move like this machine, not
urged by passion nor delayed by
spleen, but true to nature's regulating
power, by virtuous acts distinguished
every hour, then health and peace
would follow as they ought, the laws of
reason and restraint of thought, sweet
peace to pass the present moments
o'er, and everlasting joy when time
shall be no more." '
largest Wstck la World.
A few years ago an American watch
company made what is claimed to be
the largest watch in the world. It
cost several thousand dollars, and Its
manufacture required special tools and
machinery. It is ten times "as large as
the model It represents, and is perfect
In detail.
The movement is two and a half Inch
es thick. The watch, has no dial, as
the Intention Is to show the action of
the stetawindlng and stemsetting me
chanism It stands on a bronze pedes
tal, andr from base to tip of winding
crown measures 26 inches.
TO MY VAL.ENTINE.
(For The Herald.)
To my little Valentine,
Far down in Texas sunshine,
Where the rosebuds climb and vine.
And the voices of the pine
Murmur of you all the $Ime,
In love and truth's perfect chime.
Neath the palm tree's stately cress.
I T tnnw vnn wnnlil wVitanor "Tm "
f1rtlrn it" Trotioc -fi rTrtrniT- ?mk lan. . V
ww ... .-, . .w - "" i Bnould i ask to hold your hand
uui oe Kepu j. nis as japan, anu me
there being a movement of the earth
quakes which occur in that country,
there being a movement o fthe earth
about every three or four days. The
surmounting of this obstacle has been
tzJ Hi Ljjs
shut that door I want it to stay shut."
"You'll have to ask my permission
first," was the retort.
Mr. Henry looked the man over close
ly and then remarked:
"I'll not do anything of the kind. You
don't vote in my district." i
Now they are going to teach women to bos, .just as if they were not dan
gerous enough. ' '
o '-
Help the Y. TV. C. A. hoarding home fund and help to give deserving girls a
place to spend their evenings in the midst of proper surroundings.
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"Good prices for Mexicans," says a Kansas City paper, and, just when one
is about to believe that they have a slave market in the Missouri town, he reads
flown and 'finds that some Mexican cattle have been marketed.
Before Victor Murdock attached
the title of representative to his name
he used to be a newspaper man. He Is
yet. In fact, but In the old days he used
to pound a typewriter just like every
other hardworking newspaper man.
"Vic" lOTes to get up in the press gal
lery when things are dull and the after
noon -work is done and swap stories
and experiences. Here is his latest:
"During the Spanish war 1 was on the
terrible darkness, unable to sight their
death dealing weapons. Then I told how
the battle started. 'Suddenly.' I wrote,
'tale bearing sparks were emitted from
the stacks of the American ships. Im
mediately there was a roar of artillery
from the Spanish forts and the battle
was on.' I got a column of that good
stuff off for our first edition. x
"The edition couldn't have been off
the presses two minutes 'when our press
association came along wlfh their own
story of the battle. What do you sup
pose their first sentence said? Here
it Is: It was a beautifully clear night.'
That moon certainly put my dope yarn
on the blink, but it was too bad, for
that was the best story of a naval bat
tle I ever wrote."
Abraham LincolnThe American
TODAY, February 12, is a significant date in the history of America. On this
date 101 years ago, Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln gave to the world a
7n?n and to America an American. Born in the backwoods of Kentucky, in a
cabin that was little more than a shelter, of a father who was shiftless and a
mother whose melancholy marked her son through life, Abraham Lincoln, an
American, "the American' he has often been called, was destined to stand as a liv
ing example of the power of human endeavor.
Prom the day, this same day, when his eyes first saw the light of day through
the chink holes of that rough hewn Kentucky cabin, until he was taken back o
Springfield by his heart broken friends, the life of Lincoln is an inspiration to
erery American. Getting his schooling from a few books, itinerant schoolmasters
and the woods ana fields, he learned the lessons of life from the people. His study
was the outdoors and his books men. Long before he was grown he would walk
to Gentryviile to read the Louisville papers and at the country store he would tell
stories and argue and discuss with men much older than he, the questions of the
Jay He learned his lessons well for school was in session with him whenever and
wherever he met a man.
That great speech at Gettysburg was not the product of a single day or in
gpirattion. That speech stands as an epitome of Lincoln's whole life. While clad in
fleer skin and moccasions back in the Kentucky frontier, he learned the logic that
went into that speech from nature and from man. At the Gentryviile country
tore in Indiana he learned to voice his thoughts and to argue wiui his equals.
When he was called to Washington to lead a divided people through the dark
est period of a nation's history, he was the one man to accomplish the task of re
storing the nation to itself. That he accomplished his mission the tribute of a
united people to his memory today is proof.
It has been 101 years today since a son was born to Thomas and Nancy Hanks
Lincoln, who was called Abraham. A little more than half this time cavers the
period of his life. The remainder of his appreciation by his people. Over the en
trance to the memorial that a united people has erected at his birthplace might
fittingly be chiseled these -words: "Here was born Abraham Lincoln, a man and
am American."
T
Professional Juror,
What Of Him In El Paso?
Report That He Is To Be Dlspenced With; Can It Be True?
crystal, and
and
the
pound and has a thread of 260 to the j undertaken by astronomers, and a way
1111.U. ine wire or the hair spring,
which is a foot long, weighs but one-fifteen-thousandth
of a pound and is
reputed to be, weight for weight, the
most expensive -product in the world.
JeTrels of a Watch.
Jewels, first used as pivot bearings In
the 17th century, are another portion
of the work which is very delicate. A
pallet jewel weighs but one one-hun-dred-and-fifty-thousandth
of a pound,
while roller jewels weigh even less.
There are three kinds of jewels used
In making a watch, according to its
a. xne best are sapphires
ruoies, the second
third garnets. -
A large portion of the work lies, not
In making the watch movement, but
In making the various parts which are
afterward to be put together. In the
matter of screws alone there is much to
be done. Time was when these were
made by hand, a day's work being
from S00 to 1200. With a daily output
of 2500 movements, each one of which
required from 30 to 50 screws, would
mean that about SO men would have to
be. employed Tor the making of screws
arone. Today a machine Is used which
turns out daily from 4000 to 10,000 of
these, and requires the attendance of
but one person.
The Work of Machinery.
It was an American who first pro
posed the use of machinery in the mak
ing of watches. This was Aaron L.
Dennison, of Boston, who in 1S50 opened
a watch factory in partnership with
Howard and Curtis, at Hoxbury. .Massa
chusetts. Up to that time watches were
all made by hand.
Switzerland, which gained the repu
tation of being the watchmaking coun
try of the world, made all her time
pieces not only, by hand, but certain
communities made one part, while oth-
co uiiatructea aurerent pieces. Gen-
While you write upon the sand:
O, it would be sweet and grand
In that happy warm southland.
has been devised of keeping correct
the observatory clock at Tokio. Wheth
er or not this device will prove a per
manent means of having correct time
cannot be ascertained until it has been
in use for some time.
Whether made by hand or by ma
chinery the construction of curious and
Ingenious watches has always been a
source of pleasure to those concerned
in their making In the hundreds of
years In which watches have been
made there have been numberless
specimens which have been wonders of
Inventive genius and which have con
sumed years in completing.
' Watch Sella for 9-1000.
Perhaps the most expensive watch
ever made was one which sold for $4000.
This was made by Mr. Junod for count
A. A. De Canvalho Monteiro, of Lis
bon. It has two dials, the second of which
Is protected by the case. The front
face has, besides the hours, minutes
and seconds, four extra small dials. On
these are shown the phases and ages of
the moon, days of the month and week
for 400 years, the years and seasons
for a century, and a chronograph for In
dicating the fractions of a second.
Among the other things It contains
are a thermometer, a mariner's com
pass and a dial showing the time In
12S different cities. This wonderful
piece of mechanism represents seven
years work.
A curious fact concerning timepieces
is that the Roman numeral is not used
for the fourth hour as in the case of
all the others, four ones being sub
stituted. This is said to have resulted from a
whim of Charles V. of France, who, on
being brought a clock he had ordered
remarked that there was a mistake in
the lettering of the dial.
"Wherein?" asked the maker.
"The four should be four ones
eracion arter generation, grew up as
ZttvrL va?,inaKers- ing taught the "You are mistaken, your majesty'
?!?.,ChIId,ln- A11 the communl- replied the watchmaker. maJest
Jted eve- so o Z ff 7 " Te VlS" I "J am not' stout1 affirmed the king.
ZJtJ vll' "? and Abeir wares co1- 4,Have fixed at once."
li-ViTr . T notner community, Since this
-n-mcu hi me arc or putting the parts
Has the reform wave struck the
courthouse with the force of a Halley
comet or Is it just a rumor? It ma' be
the first and if so there will be some
sad old men who are wont to haunt the
corridors of the building o'er which the
scales of justice hang heavily on hm
scales of justice hang evenly balanced.
If the latter, then somebody is mis
taken, but that is not an unusual thing
In El Paso.
The rumor is that the professional
jurors, men who have served the county
and state on divers occasions. In suits
both civil and criminal in the role of
"good men and true," are no longer to
be selected for this service.
If true the report is sad, very sad,
for some, because there are among hese
tried veterans men who helped to blaze
the trail and, being less fortunate than
some ofitheir brothers, have been com
pelled to' eke out an existence by sun
dry jobs about town and occasional sit
tings In the jury box. It Is sorrowful
to see these old timers, some of them
crippled by the labors of their early
life, wandering away from their places
under the big .clock where their hours
of service were ticked out when the
clock was running, and they gaze back
with tearful eyes upon the timepiece
which will click for them but seldom in
the future. If the report is true that
"the professional" has seen his best
days.
And they have made good jurors,
some of them; they are known to all
the legal fraternity, some as standpat
ters no matter what happens, others
hard to please and ill at ease when
called upon to do something they are
not used to.
Yet, If It be true, It is well, for long
jury sen-Ice hardens a man: he Is in
clined to think too much the same way
at every trial, lawyers say, and, strange
though it may seem, indications are
that there may be some truth in the
report that is going the rounds, for
several of the old professionals, as they
are termed by the lawyers, have done
but little service during the JanuaryS
term of court, some of them have
served once or twice, and others not at
all. But the end Is not vot. for there
Is another term of court in March and
the panels will have to be filled. Will
the professionals be given a chance?
tOETpfhpr wae nonAnJt a .
--- , ..tcucu tu complete tae
work.
Today this custom no longer prevails,
as machinery has been Installed In all
large watch making centers. In addi
tion to this schools have been opened
to teach the making of watches by ma
chinery. The Proper Time.
No matter how reliable a watch or
clock may be there is sure to be the
smallest fraction of a second's differ-
incident the fierurinsr of
all clocks and watches numbered with
Roman numerals shows this ppppti-
I triclty.
Curions Timepiece.
At a jeweler's In Saco, Maine, there
is a watch as large as a baseball in
circumference, and about half as thick.
This extra thickness is caused bj- an
attachment which strikes the hours. It
Is of heavy silver and was bought at
a Chinese pawnshop In the Island of
Sumatra In 1S65. It was designed for
a powerful Battak chief as a reward
Sitting in the palm tree shade.
Where the sunbeams often played.
Just at evening time's sweet glow.
When the shadows come and go,
With her gentle hand In mine,
My dear little "Valentine.
A. F. Wurfel.
TIE SUFFRAGETTE
TYPES THAT WE MEET EVERY
DAY
By liafayette Parks.
s
AYS Trivia gravely: '"Twill be
fine
When we, like men, stand In line
And vote as they do for reform,
And weather all the stress and storm
Of piloting the Ship of State
Through treacherous waters twill b
great,
You'll see us save the nation yet,"
Cries Trivia, new a Suffragette-
TRAIGHT TALKS
WITH BOYS AND MEN '
BY DR. MADISON C. PETERS.
PERPETUAL PUSHING
H
(From The Herald of this date, 1896)
ears Atfo
NEW COUNTY DISTRICTS
ARE ESTABLISHED TODAY
To
day
Wonuer if raisin brandy is as bad as some of the current whisky?
o
Sweethearts are strenuous up in Connecticut. A man in that state makes af
fidavit that his sweetheart shot him five times on a Friday morning, came back
in the afternoon and cut his threat, returned Saturday and heaved a stone at
Mm, and then a friend who was with her shot him in the head.
Mayor Gaynor found that the 'official clock winder of .the city hall'' was
drawing salary when he came into offfice. The janitors are now very properly
3oifif the winding of the town clock.
A contributor disguised under the signature "Reader" writes: "The dealers in
Paris who were thrown into the river for demanding extortionate prices for food
evidently went in Seine."
At last the city of El Paso is to be
represented In the commissioners' coun
ty court bj' securing the appointment
of a commissioner from the city to rep
resent the city alone, which is created
as district number one. The other pre
cincts are Ysleta, Socorro and precinct
No. 4, the remainder of the county.
Mayor Campbell has received word
that the artesian well drilling machin
ery was shipped two days ago from
, Aurora, 111.
The Bon Ton theater was closed last
night. Frank Hlckerson, who did the
contracting work secured an attach
ment. A man named James Borden was
thrown on the town this morning from
Chihuahua and sent to the county jail
temporarily. ,
deputy marshals Walters and Chap
man arrived this morning with two
Chinamen from San Antonio. Walters
stopped off here and deputy Majors ac
companied Chapman and the two pris
oners to San Francisco.
The weather turned cold last night
u tiuuiv Luis niuiiiiuB uiciu was a
It is the fault of the cattle that meat has advanced an price. They are simply
not populating the world fast enough. The United States department of commerce
and labor says so.
At
ramsiorm ana at x o cjock a snow
storm paid a half hour visit.
lr. H. Davis has been appointed sub
stitute trustee for the Texas Land
Fort Worth, to sell the Satterthwaite
addition on March 3 to satisfy a $20,
000 mortgage.
On March 4, the anniversary of the
birth of Robert Emmett,wlll be ob
served in Dallas and it is expected that
a number of El Pasoans will attend the
celebration.
The commissioners' court has ad
journed until next Monday.
Dr. Plunkett, of New York, who is
stopping at Mrs. Kneeland's, had about
$150 worth of clothing stolen from his
room last night.
The suit of Helen M. Bose vs. J. L.
Whitmore in the district court, for pos
session of the Hardin manuscript, was
dismissed today. 4
A Kaymond & Whltcomb excursion of
"75 persons arrived on the G. H. at noon.
They are occupying six cars and after
visiting El Paso and Juarez will go
west tonight.
Father Ramon, of Juarez, is seriously
ill with cancer. He Is over 80 years
old and it Is feared he may not re
cover. The McGInties held their blowout
last night and it was one of the best
they have ever given.
Metal market silver. 67 3-Sc: lead.
Mortgage bank by C. H. Sillman, of $3; copper, 9 3-4c; Mexican peso's, 54c J
Carlyle said: "Every noble work at
first seemed impossible." And the
story of successful men is literally true
that getting there depends on know
ing how long it takes to win out.
Difficulties have yielded to per
petual pushing ever since the world
began. Invincible determination puts
every difficulty out of countenance and
makes seeming impossibilities atenpin"
stones to success.
Carlyle alio said: "Know thv v ork
and do it. Work at It like a Hercules
One monster there is in the world
an idle man."
Turner, the painto-- said: "j have
no secre. but hard woik"
?,eethn' the mast'Jr muslin,
said: The barriers have not been
erected which can say to aspirin
genius, 'Thus far shalt thou go and
no farther.' "
Dickens, one of the world's greatest
writers, said: "Whatever invention or
imagination I may have been blessed
wiui. ii wuum never nave served me
as It has, but for my habit of daily
to-iling, drudging attention."
Peraevcrnncd.
Perseverance built the pyramids on
Egypt's plains, enclosed in adamant
the Chinese empire, scaled the stormv
.uu-Uipjjt.-u -rwi, ucucu a gateway
through the watery wilderness of the
Atlantic, levelled the forests of a new
world and reared In their stead the
peerless American republic.
Perseverance has wrought from the
marble block the exquisite creation of
genius and painted on canvas the
gjonles of nature. It has put in mo
tion millions of spindles, winged as
many flying shuttles, harnessed
thousands of flying steeds to as many
freighted cars, set them flying as on
the wings of the wind, tunneled moun
tains of granite and annihilated space
with the lightning speed, whitened the
waters of the world with the sails of
the nations, navigated every sea and
I explored the remotest nooks and cor
j ners of the globe.
I Genius flutters, flashes and often
fails while perseverance works, wears
and wins.
Labors of Years.
It Is impossible to leap at once to
fame. Gibbon spent 20 years on his
-,m0 ; 6 ,-earS n hls dlc- !"0 Noble Man. don't feel perturbed,
-tlonarv: SteDhenson 15 vpt- nprfnf. -.- ,. . .. . ..
"What's that? You think that woman
kind Should all stay home Indoors and mind
The household duities, win the vclock,
And cook, and mend each worn out
sock!
Humph! That belongs to yesteryear
Today we have a larger sphere.
And it will soon be larger yet,"
Says Trivia she's a Suffragette.
"Just tell me, O Superior Man.
Aern't you happy when you can
Chat to a woman of today,
Who talks in an enlightened way
On the big, vital things of life?
She's sure to make a better wife.
The wider knowledge she can get,"
Says Trivia she's" a Suffragette.
"Of old, when women's tongues would
wag.
Of our accomplishments we'd brag;
But we've Improved that nowadays
What we ve accomplished that we
praise.
We go to college, and return
To help poor mothers, glad to learn
To do things well, and not to fret,"
Says Trivia she's a Suffragette.
ing his locomotive; Bancroft 2P year-!
on his history; Harvey was ridiculed
by physicians as a crack-brained im
poster for 25 years before he was
recognized by the profession.
John Ruskin said: "Never depend
on your genius. If you have talent,
industry will improve it. If you have
none, Industry will supply the defi
ciency." Opposing circumstances, not only
create strength, but give greater power
to resistance. Be sure your calling Is,
a good one then be as true as steel
to It. Whether conducting a bank or
planting a row of potatoes, do your
very best, with an Iron determination
to succeed.
Tenacity of Purpose.
Longfellow thus sings' of tenacity of
purpose:
The divine insanity of noble minds,
That never falters nor abates.
But labors and endures and waits,
Tin all that it forsees it finds.
Or what It cannot find it creates.
Marcus Morton ran 16 times for gov
ernor of Massachusetts. At last, in ad
miration of his pluck, his opponents
voted for him and he was elected by
one majority.
Every great triumph Is the reward
of persistence. Thinking, while others
slept, reading, while others rioted, ex
plains why some men succeeded and
otheri failed.
The head of Hercules is represented
as covered with a lion's skin with
claws joined under the skin to show
that when ive have conquered our mis
fortunes become our helpers.
Your ancient reign won't be disturbed.
We'll get the franchise, and you'll see
j How sweet and womanly we'll be.
We'll be as winsome whdn you woo
We'll make good wives and mothers.
too.
The laws of life won't be upset,"
Says- Trivia, "by the Suffragette."
Copyright, 1910. by the New York
Evening Telegram (New York Herald
company). All rights reserved.
DICK FERRIS TO HEI,P
PR03IOTE PAULHAX EXHIBITION
Dick Ferris, general manager or tnt
IiOS Angeles aviation meeting, will ar
rive here Monday from New Orleans
and Will confer with the local promoters
about the plans for holding the Paulhan
aerial entertainment. Edwin Cleary,.
manager for M. Paulhan, has tele-"
graphed that the French aviator will
guarantee three days of flying in his
air craft here on February 25, 26, and
27.
Arrangements are being made by ad
vertise the event throughout the
southwest.
Mayor sweeney will be asked to de
clare the opening day of the meeting
a holiday.
Rejects Stearanhip Offer.
Washington. D. C, Feb. 12-. Secretary
Dickinson has rejected the offer made
to the government by a syndicate of
capitalists in Baltimore to establish an
independent steamship line to the Isth
mus of Panama on the Pacific coast, giv
ing as his reason that such a project
would enter Into competition with the
transcontinental railroads.

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