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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1913.
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Jew, and It a good Jew he can be
only one kind of a Jew."
The association, which conducts the
Harlem Hebrew educational Institu
tion, hat for its motto "Promoters of
Judaism and Good Citizenship," and
provides not only for the religious In
struction but for the moral and physi
cal Improvement of the boys and
girls under its charge.
The Genial Cynic
BY CHARLES GRANT MILLER.
Friday, February 21, 1913.
, Monday Madero telegraphed: "The
t situation will soon change." He was
i right. He's In jail.
While the cost of living is kiting,
what we need is a man who can find
a substitute for food.
What Mexico needs is less revenge
and more patriotism, if out of chaos
Is to be established a sound government
t? It Is somewhat remarkable, but It
la tio less true that the strenuous one
r has not yet butted into the Illinois
-" They do things differently In Mexl
co. When a president doesn't suit
; they do not recall him. They Just
'2 force him to resign at the muzzle of
General Huerta has proclaimed him
self "provisional" president of Mexico.
Poor General Hue.rta! He should
have taken warning from the fate of
The woman suffragets who are hik
ing from New York t0 Washington
may be aiding the cause of women
suffrage, but we are not able to see
Just how it can be beneficially applied.
EARLY TEACHING OF FRENCH
Credit is given to Catholic mission-
aries for the first teaching of French
in America in a bulletin on modern ;
languages Just issued by the United ;
States bureau of education. Dr. Hand- j
schin, author of the bulletin, shows !
that even before the English sett!-, '
ments were fairly started, the Jes
ults were bringing their language !
and civilization into the valley of the
St. Lawrence and the Mississippi. In
Louisiana French was first taught by
'he TTrsullne nuns, who came from
Rouen, France, in 1727. In their con
vent school they anticipated the de
mands of present-day language teach
ers by insisting that instruction both
In French and English be not only
"in theory, but In practice, the pupils
being required to converse dal'.y In
French was a favorite subject in
the private schools of colonial days
and later. Thomas Jefferson studied
French in the school of a certain Mr.
Douglaas. In- Franklin's "Academy of
Philadelphia" it was taught as a pri
vate outside study until 1754, when
a professor of French and German was
appointed. In 1790 "The Boarding
School (In Bethlehem. Pa.), for the
Education of Young Misses," offered
instruction In French, stating that "a
lady, well versed In this language, has
arrived from Europe with the inten
tion to give lessons in the same." An
extra charge of "five Spanish dollars
per annum" was made for French.
In New England the early acade
mies also taught French, frequently
as an incidental study with a special
fee attached. The numerous Ohio
seminaries of the first half of the
19th century, especially those for girls,
taught it as an optional study, on a
par with music and drawing.
It was some time before French
proved its right to a place in the col
lege curriculum. In 1733 the Harvard
authorities gave permission to a na
tive Frenchman named Longloisserie
to teach the language to such students
as desired it, but this privilege was
A Clncinnatian with only one leg issues a challenge as the champion
one legged wrestler Of the world.
Such misfits of men and their occupations are not
unusual. It is the rare man' who has found his right
It is said that when a hungry Indian goes hunt
ing he ki'la the first thing he sees, if it is only a
crow. Then if he kills a duck he throws away the
crow, and If he gets a deer he throws away the duck.
Most men are like the Indian in selecting their
purposes and pursuits in life. Millions flounder
through life to find in its barrenness of success the
error of having shot the first thing seen, only to drop
it when something else appears.
The gravest problem any man has to solve is
that of choosing his occupation. - And it is the problem before which man
Is most helpless. Few are able to analyze and estimate their own abil
ities or even correctly test their own inclinations.
According to reliable authority the
American people, at the present mo
ment, are spending $500,000 a day on
It is a far call from Muybridge'a
moving picture of Leland Standford's
horse made in 1871 with 29 cameras,
tn thA mnt-ln. ! . . In.. U.,M
moving picture shows. There are 20,- j dreds of lnvention8( accessories, im-
000 places in the Lnlted States that provements have brought about this
are devoted to this form of popular development and there are a multitude
amusement. Not far from 300,000 of claimants to these inventions
people in New York City alone daily i Avoiding all questions of priority, Ben-
witness these performances. . In thenett Misson and Robert Grau in their
United States half a million people "Romance of Moving Pictures" point
are engaged dlrectlv or Indirectly in to three events without which the
the various moving picture industries moving picture show would not exist
and the varied business represents j These are: The invention of the cel
an investment of $200,000,000. Great luioid film by George Eastman, of the
trusts have been built up from it and kinetoscope by Thomas A. Edison, and
many men have been made million
aires. And all this progress is a mat
ter of a little more than ten years.
Continuing, this same authority says
that the moving picture business has
created a new type of theatre, a new
kind of actor, a new species of drama-
of the projecting machine by Lumere
of Paris and Paul of London.
Visitors to the world's fair In Chi
cago in 1S93 saw Edison's kinetoscope,
It was merely a peed show. One enter.
ed a small booth, glued his eye to an
aperature, dropped a nickel In the slot
tic writ'ng. Its use is an agency in j and pictures appeared, moving pic
education, in political and social re
form. Though It was generally de
spised a few years ago as a demoraliz
ing influence, there are those who
foreg.ee the time when it will be ex-
tures, a child skipping a rope, a man
pushing a wheelbarrow, etc. It was
merely a curious tov. Eastman's film
and EJisons' kinetoscope carried mov
ing pictures thus far. The kineto-
tensively usd in the public system of I scope did not arouse much interest or
Then came Lumere and Paul, and
Mayor M. R. Carlson of Moline is
. receiving many nice and well deserved
cojnp'Imenu for his achievement in
gaining for his city a new station for I
the Rock Island lines. Involving an
investment on the part of the railroad
It has been discovered that the prin
cipal American Investors In Mexico,
who have been clamoring to have the
army held in readiness in case their
tchemos seemed llkolv to be linnet, are
the Guggenhlma with their smelter I Public nleh hoola studied the lan
Iruat and Mr Rnrkefller with hlu nil Buage
education. In the colleges, the se'en
tific laboratories, and even in churches
and Sunday schools. As a force for lifted the moving picture from itfMit-
the entertainment of the masses the tie booth, projected it upon a large
revoked shortly afterwards because . moving picture machine probably finds I screen, made of it a glorified magic
of the dangerous opinions of the it closest parallel in the printing lantern show and the moving picture
teacher. The subject continued to be ; press. had arrived.
taught intermittently until 1780, when j
it became a regular subject, and in
1782 French had so grown in favor
that permission was given to substi
tute it for freshman and sophomore
Hebrew. Although William and Mary
college established a professorship of
modern languages in 1779-80, Amherst,
according to Dr. Handschin, was the
first Institution in America to intro
duce a thoroughgoing modern lan
French as a high school subject
grew rapidly after 1850. In 1886-87.
11 per cent of the students in the
Iruat. What does the government owe
to Guggenheim and Rockefeller?
HOW Til ICY CAS H KM.
An expert from the federal depart
ment of agriculture has been telling
the eastern republican) clubs what
should be done to draw population
back to the neglected lands of that
section, to Intensify their cvltivitioi:.
to reduc" the cost of living He f-te'ns
to have mentioned everything but the
From the t in" of H;imil'on fh"
time In the "'."'s when fie "Friend
of Domestic Industr.'." organized a:;d
petitioned roup res (or more t;ir!iT 1 1
art as a bounty in ti rawing capital
and lshor from lu'.idej industry irro
manufacturing. the.t:'.riT i built
up and held up avowedly f.r tM.s purr-ore.
an. I s'ne-e that time It ha. bej i
workinc beaut if, il y to that end. what
ever lias been the avcvcl p'.rpcpe.
If t!ie r":'.:ibl!i rir.s eas: r.ni v. est
sre sincere in a desire fur th" devel
opment of agriculture, they cannot d.
better than to help the democrats in
putting ' through th.i ti-rifr-r. ductipn
bills at the coming extra cession.
No other sinsile thing will do as
much to Intensify cultivation of the
soil and to red'.sce the eo of living
than the reducMon of the t:ir:ff taxps.
The republicans can help if they
The latest figures cited by Dr.
Hacdsihln show that over a hundred
thousand students in public and pri
vate high schoo's are now taking it.
French Is little taught in the elemen
tary schools, except where there is a
large French population, as in Louisiana.
LET BLIZZARDS BLOW, SHE'LL POSE AS
"LIBERTY" IN BIG PAGEANT, BAREFOOTED
GIFTS OF THE VIKING.
rXITINO TIIK JtM 8.
Jacob H. Srhlff. head of one or the
largest banking houses ln New York
nnd called "the pioneer of systematic
Jewish education." had some inter
esting things to say at the annual
meeting of the New York Talmund
Torah association about modern Juda
ism and the Jew. He said that of late
Jewish orthodoxy had become far
more liberal. Jewish reform, too.
was progressive and liberal, and he
hoped to see the day when the two
wings of Judaism would find their
common meeting ground In the Jew
ish religions school of Talmund Tor
ah. "It is unfortunate," be declared,
"that we in America are Inclined to
speak of the 'Portuguese Jew.' the
English Jew.' the 'Spanish Jew.' the
Russian Jew.' the 'German Jew. or
How Nora Sea Kings Enriched Our
When we hh.v a ship is bound for a :
certain port or homeward (xtund. we
it:e u-iit.K. not the past :irti-iile. '
we illicit think, of the Kuir'.Wu verb to
liiiid. but of a Sc:iTitli:i:i v inn word .
n)enuinp to prepare, to get ready a
word which in the form nf "boun" still
lives n ln northern rtialetts. I
"Willow" is probably a Kcaudinavlsn
word which survived in one of the '
northern or eastern dialects, which ntlll !
preserve so many Ian!sh wonls. It '
mnde Its way Into southern English In
the sixteenth century and was given j
a literary standing by its use by Spen- j
ser nnd Shnkespenre
"Wake"" for the track of a ship Is !
anoll-.er Scundiniivian word preserved
in dl.nlett- Its original ti:ea!iins. as
Professor Skent telis us. was that of
ca "peuing in the lee. especially the j
pasvme cut for a ship In a frozen lake j
f r and then, from being applied I
t'i Mrootb watery trark left by. the '
. 1 If. n'tIt, Itm nnun.,A I. ........ I. . 1 t
; U came tr be used when there was no
. ice at all. This useful word Is one of
! the nautical terms which the French
have borrowed from the English, al
though It la not easy to recognize It at
first ln lta French form of ouaiche, and
It la still used on the Norfolk broads
with its original meaning of an open
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The Daily Story
HIS PREDICAMENT BY ELSIE B. MATTES ON.
Copyrighted, 1913. by Associated Utcrarv Bureau.
When Philip Newton was of that age ters at once, all there were, anil have
in which a young man's fancy turns to
love an uncle of his died and left him
$100,000. Phil was an unsteady chap.
I aud his uncle in order to settle him at
tached a provision to his inheritance
that his nephew should be married be-
Blll Binks kept fore the property could be his. The
miiing bravely vountr man was to have It on coming
of age, but he must be married, and if
What time he
But Blnka kept
He whistled aa he
To catoh the early
And, never looking
He kept his work
Sim Smeath was al
HIs weariness be
He kept forever fret-
A whine was in his
He never ceased
At things as they
He seemed forever
To get his duties
Sim's bosses ln
Beheld his look of
theETi- . V t '
And they wore filled i4.fjKisaCrf:
To see him driven
They saw Bill smil
gave to him
Part of the work
Had seemed to
Care often pricked j be were not married it was to go to
At the time of his uncle's death Phil
was twenty years and six months old.
He was very much pleased at the for
tunate turn in his affairs and consid
ered the Inheritance perfectly safe. He
had no best girl, but be deemed the
Bettinp one very easy, especially since
the lady was to share with him $5,000
a year, which would make any reason
able woman very comfortable. He
knew a number of young women who
would be eligible, and all he had to do
was to make up his mind which one he
wonted and ask her. If she didn't want
him he would ask the next best, and so
on till he got a wife. Since he was not
in love he could see no complication in
that respect, and since he didn't know,
of any girls being in love with him no
one would be disappointed.
"Why, it's dead easy," he said to a
"My advice," replied the friend, "is
to get at it at once. Girls are freaky.
If you should get one who at the last
moment would leave you in the lurch
you might lose your fortune."
This sobered Phil, and he resolved to
make a list of girls be knew and pro
ceed to business at once. But it oc
curred to him that girls usually didn't
like lovemnking in a business way and
were liable to desire a little courting.
Indeed, come to think of it, he didn't
like that way of doing it himself.
However, he made his list, which caus
ed him no trouble at all. But when he
began the arrangement of the names in i
order of his desires he found It very
One of his ancestors was at Crecy
Another of his forefathers was at
His great-grandfather exhibited such
bravery at Princeton that he was per
sonally praised by Washington.
His grandfather was with Scott in
Mexico, and won promotion for the
gallantry he exhibited at Buena
His father was conspicuous at Get
tysburg and was with Grant when the
end came at Appomattox.
But what was their glory in com
parison with his?
He was the runner-up in a Btato
championship golf tournament last
"I suppose," said the good lady, ad
dressing the man behind the bar3,
"that 'you are able to look back now
and regret your first false step."
"Surest thing, you know, lady. I
was gettin' off'n a street car, and if j
I'd knew what I know now I'd of ;
soaked the comp'ny fer big damages, !
pretendin' I broke my leg or some- ;
"I understand," said his wife, "that
Mrs. Podjerly is becoming quite scien
tific." "Is she?" he absent-mindedly return
ed he belongs to an athletic club. "I
shouldn't think she would need it, Pod
jerly being only about half her weight different Indeed. He put No. 1 girl at
and having no idea of the way a man i the head, but she wouldn't stay there.
EE EECErvED IT WITH A SCARED fcOOK.
should put up his hands."
"I always was lucky," said Saunter
"I don't see," replied Ruffled Rube,
"how you can say dat. Here you are
all run down, sick wit de ague, and ' weeks in attendance upon her he sent
not know-in' where your next meal's j her some flowers, intending to follow
ur the gift with a proposal. But tne
Some other girl was constantly "going
up head." It was very much the same
with No. 2, and so on with the seven
names he had laid down.
It was a long while before he settled
on a No. 1 with a sufficient time to be
gin a courtship. After spending a few
WHIRL OF THE WORLD.
What Would Happen if We Crashed
Into Another World.
We are spinning through space, at
the rate of more than a thousand miles
a minute. What would happen were
we to meet another world moving at
the st mo speed?
In the first place, the beat generated
by the shock would be so great that
both worlds would be transformed Into
Mrs. rraacca fc'lcsalaa; Reyes.
No matter whether raging blizzards 6weep down from the north or
balmy zephyrs float in from the south, Mr3. Frances Fleming Noyesy
scorning even the silkiest foofcxvering, will pose as liberty upon the
treasury steps at Washington March 3.
Mrs. Noyes is famous In the national capital as an Impersonator of
mythological characters and as a dancer of classic movements. She is well
known in society. Indeed, the inner circles sat up and took considerable
notice of her & few days ago when Mrs. Barney-Hemmick, of Washington
and New York, produced startling tableaux and amateur theatricals, with
Mrs. Noyes as central figure.
The presentation of statue-groups and tableaux-vivants upon the steps
of the treasury building it to be part of the suffrage demonstration on the
eve of inauguration day.
poasfbility that the end of theeart
would come about ln this way.
Certain it is that planets as great as
the earth have been destroyed by com
ing into collision with other huge bod
lea. New York Press.
gigantic balls of rapor many times the
to call them by any otier name than ! U of U, tod,y- TbU' howeTeT-
Jew.' I bear that Dreoaratinna mrm
being made for separate schools for
the 'Oriental Jews. those who are
coming from the Balkan states. Tou
bould open to these people the doors
of Talmund Torah, for if you have
separate Institutions for each it would
be Impossible to support Jewish edu
cation at all. Our Talnnmd Torah
must become the melting pot for the
Jews In America, and I mean by that
net the melting pot for the Jew and
r! tiers, but for Jew and Jew, The
cutcome of this Influx will be a good
might not happen If the Inside of the
earth Is composed of solider and colder
matter than scientists believe it to be.
Although there Is small chance of
any such aerial collision taking place,
scientists have already calculated the
probable results fairly accurately. One
has expressed the amount of heat that
would be generated ln this way. It
would be sufficient, be says, to meht.
bofl and completely vaporize a mass of
Ice TOO times the bulk of both the col
liding worlds an ice planet 150.000
miles in diameter.
. .f-lfi5ttti have oftea xoiisI(leredth
The early American fireplace was
merely a cheap provincial copy of Eng
lish models of the same period. Tbe
application of the word "colonial" to
pre-Kevolatlon architecture and deco
ration has created a vague impression
that there existed at thst Urn an
American architectural style. At a
matter of fact "colonial" architecture
is simply a modest copy of Georgian
models, and "colonial" mantelpieces
were either Imported from England by
those who could afford It or were re
produced In wood from current Eng
lish designs. Wooden mantels were In
deed, not unknown ln Englsnd. where
the use of a wooden architrave led
with Dutch tiles, bnt wood wti used
in England and America only from
motives of cheapness, and tbe archi
trave was set back from the opening
only because it was unsafe to pat an
inflammable material to near the fire.
He Ever notice what a heavy face
Mrs. Strongmlnd has? She Yes. What
a tbnmp tbere'd be if her countenance
fell! Boston Transcript
"Is that your wife's picture ln yoer
"Snre. She's the woman ln the
Hyker What do you mean by saying
that young Shortlelgh embarked oa
the matrimonial sea In the steerage?
Pyker Well, you see. his salary It
ytfy 17 a week. Washington Star.
Dat's wot I tell you. It's Just plain
good luck. Wot if I was healthy nnd
had a big appetite?"
Something to Boast About.
"I come of an old theatrical family,"
boasted the tragedian. "My father
played Hamlet for thirty years."
"That's nothing," replied the come
dian, "my grandmother played Little
Eva in 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' for more
than forty consecutive seasons."
The Only Trouble.
"There's onfy one trouble with
these books that tell you how to succeed."
"They all begin by telling you that
you've got to work."
"You used to be eager to have this
town well paved. Why are you ob
jecting to that kind of an Improvement
"I have recently become an own
er of several lots."
The wind never blows right for the
man who doesn't know which way he
wants to go.
Finest Thing About It
One of the best things about winter
is that it is immediately followed by
Do you always whistle at your work?"
No. How can I? I'm a glass blower.'
Where He May Be Found.
The man who has po faults lies he
Death a tombstone.
A Dish For the Gods,
liver and onions, artistically blend
ed produce a fragrance that wafted to
the summit of Olympus, would cause
the Jovial Jove to kick over the am
brosia kettle and come thundering
down the craggy steeps ln inet of a
newjllsb for tbe gods. Kansas City
girl, foreseeing the offer and being en
gaged, beaded him off.
Phil was obliged to begin all over.
He spent some time settling on a new
No. 1 and when she was set up for a
mark commenced to fire at her. She
was not engaged, but she didn't happen
to have any ue for Phil and soon
mnde him uware of tbe fact.
Phil was doing nil this without say
ing nnytbing to the girls he was trying
for about bis inheritance. It had not
occurred to hitu that It would be nec
essary to mention the fact to get a
wife. After several refusals he won
dered if he wouldn't have to make use
of that argument. . The idea was ab
horrent to blm. It looked too much like
offering $100,000 to induce a girl to
marry him. He positively couldn't do It.
Four of the six months of grace bad
passed and he had not found a wife.
Then he began to worry, ne saw at
last the wisdom of his friend's sdvlce.
Every day there was one-sixtieth less
chance of bis securing that fortune.
Jle might marry his washerwoman's
daughter or any girl of the lower clasi
who was ready to be taken care of,
He began to fear that he would have
to do this to save bis fortune.
Then be fell 111 and - was attacked
wtth brain fever. For a month he was
confined to his room and much of the
time to his bed. When he became cou
valescent and could not remember any
thing that had occurred during his ill
ness quite a mail bad accumulated,
which bis nurse thought It prudent to
dole out to bim piecemeal. She gave
him one letter addressed in a woman's
band. He opened it and found It to Tbe
a refusal from a girl he had not pro
This threw bim into a relapse, but
the next day he demanded of his nurse
to know if there was any more mall
for him. Reluctantly she handed him
a second letter. It was another re
fusal. He had no remembrance what
ever of proposing to tbe writer. His
brain was in a whir!. What did it
mean? Had tbe universe of women
conspired to mock blm? He became
In a couple of days be bad so far
recovered that the nurse, who had re
fused to give blm any um-e mall, con
tented to let him read three more let-
done with them. They were each and
all from girls refusing a proposition of
marriage from bim.
"Miss JonPs." he said to his nurse,
"have I been writing letters since I
have been ill?" ,
"Lots of them."
"And you mailed them?"
"No; I refused. But I snppose you
found a way to get them to the post
offlce. I saw you throw one of them
through a window. A man came along
and picked It up. I suppose he drop
ped it in n letter box."
"When did I write the last?"
"A few days ago. When you were
first taken ill you wrote a number, and
a few days ago you must have writ
ten half a dozen. I saw them, address
ed and stamped, on the table beside
"What became of them?"
"I don't know. While you were
delirious you were very cunning. I
fancy "you found a way to get them
"Heaven grant that they were propo
sitions! One o them may find its way
to a girl who will take pity on me."
The nurse left him and the same
evening brought him a letter. Like
the others, the address was in a fem
inine hand. He tore it open feverish
ly and read:
Tour very sweet letter reached me Tues
day. I have spent the time since consult
ing my heart. For a long time I have ad
mired and respected you. but since you
showed me no attention I did not think of
you for ahusband. Yes, I love you nnd
will do all in my power to make you hap
py. I congratulate you on your inherit
ance and fee no reason why we cannot
be married before your twenty-first birth
day. Phil threw off the covers. Jumped out
of bed and danced around the room.
He bad found a woman to pity him.
Then he re-read the letter and noticed
mention of his fortune and the condi
tion attached to It. He must have
spoken of It in his proposal. But tha
refusals! Had he not written the of
fers of marriage that called them forth,
making no mention of this matter? He
shrugged his shoulders. Nevertheless
tbe danger that had made him 111 was
past and gone. A girl had agreed to
marry hlra in time to secure hit for- '
Tlrat night he had the first quiet
sleep he had bad for months and woke
up feeling a great relief. Alas, he was
doomed to another backset! After
breakfast his nurse brought him an
other letter. He received it with a
scared look and a tVfhibling hand. He
read It and wondered. It was another
One thing in it attracted his notice
the words. "I shall be ready for the
wedding in time."
Heavens! Had he written a second
batch of proposals stating his reason
for wishing to be married before com
ing of age? He must have done so.
He had written five proposing to girls,
offering only himself and poverty.
Doubtless he had written nnother half
dozen mentioning his expected posses
sions. All doubt of the truth of this expla
nation was set at rest by the receipt
of more acceptances. When the fourth
came he again became delirious and
was not given the sixth till he was
convalescent. He fainted, but was re
vived, and, directing that a carriage be
called, be was driven home, where he
gave orders that no more mail should
be given him.
But a stupid servant disobeyed the
Instructions, aud one morning Phil,
who was now strong enough to be
about, entering his room saw a letter
addressed in a woman's hand lying on
the table. He caught at the doorknob
for support. But he could not take his
eyes off It. It drew him as a snake's
eye will charm a bird. Slowly he tot
tered to the table, took it up, broke it
open and read:
Tour letter has given me Inexpressible
happiness. I loved you when we played
together as little children, when you car
ried my books to and from school, but I
never dreamed my love was returned.
Papa and mamma, to whom I have shown
your letter, consent only on condition that
we wait till you are making a sufficient
salary and have gathered a few thousand
dollars on which to begin married life.
Come and see me soon. Tour loving
It needed no great perception to see
that this was in reply to one 4f the
letters he bad written not mentioning
his Inheritance. He had wondered why
there had been but five replies to tbls
first lot, while there were six to the sec
ond. It was plain that this one had
either been delayed or the writer had
held bis reply ln order to consult ber
This was Phil's exclamation on re
ceiving an acceptance to his proposal
to a girl who bad loved blm since bis
boyhood, and, come to think of It, she
was tbe dearest little girl on bis list.
Phil had two weeks ln which to mar
ry and save his fortune. He went to
his fiancee's father and told him the
story. It Is need ess to say that the
older man acquiesced in an early mar
riage, and tbe day Phil came of age
he received both a wife and a fortune.
But be says that any man who
thinks he can make a business matter
of marriage within a given time it a
Feb. 21 in American
181C- Ebenezcr I Sock wood Hoar, noted
Jurist born In Concord. Mass.; died
1848 John Quincy Adams, sixth presi
dent of the l.'nited States, died;
bom 1 "."?.
1908-Harriet Hosmer, noted sculptor.
died; born IS'!!.
100-CarroII D. Wright, ntatlsticlan
and educator, died: lorn CS.
Observe the face of the wife to know
tbe husbands character. BpaDiu