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By ntAMK P. MAC IJEWWAN. CBntared July X 1IV as'soojd-ctass hric ax me poatotxice at iwn, swan... seder th act of conges J 3 j .i YOLUMB XXXV .......No. S71 Official State Paper. Official Paper Cltjr of Topeka. TERMS or SUBSCRIPTION Deny edition, delivered :,by tTr. 19 sent a wmi to any part ',mm'w suburb, or at the nmi price In any Kan aaa town where the paper baa a carrier system. . -i q.,frij ; By mall ono year. .apw"! By mall els month... By mall 100 days, trial order..... I' TELEPHONES. Private branch exchange. CaS S630 and ask the Stat Journal operator fez pr- on or department deaireo. ' Topeka Stat Journal bulldtnir. s. 1 and M Kansas avaniM. earner KUrbth. Hw Tork Office: SO Attn arena. Paul Block manaaer. Chicago Office; Mailers building. Paw Block, manager. Bo ton Office: Treiuont Building. Paul auock. manager. ITUi LEASED WlRK REPORT OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Th State journal la a member of the Associated Prere and receives th full day telegraph report of that great new w- ganisauon "or tbe exclusive aneraoan publication In Topeka. Th nwa la received In- Th Stat Jojr- BJ building ever-wlraa for-uw eoie pur Oil will smooth troubled waters. But It has not done that In Mexico. . And It would be Interesting- to know how th Mexicans pronounce the name O'Shaughnessy: It may not be as easy to figure out what to do with General Huerta alter he Is out as tu set 11m out. Patrick Boyle, just elected . mayor for his sixteenth term, might well be called the Porflrlo Bias of Newport, B, I. Th Progressiv party has been presented with a magnificent Argen tine horse by the Buenos Aires Eques trian society. Lord Cowdray, who has those big concessions In Mexico, ' is said to be an accomplished . linguist. Well. money talks. It makes it pleasanter all around to have the suffragists feel free to move on congress without chaining them selves to the railings. Considering the amount of current It produces, it would seem hardly necessary to spend public money 11' lumlnating Niagara Falls. Considering everything, the candl dates for congress who failed to be ' elected are probably less sorry now than they were last March. - - t . At least Mrs. Pankhurst took back with her enough of the sinews of war to enable her to fill every mail box in Great Britain with acid. r-t. - -II The popular and conscientious man is the one who has already received by mall a package labeled: "Not to be opened until Christmas." A Los Angeles man called in a doc tor to treat htm for nerve trouble, and before he departed borrowed a dollar from him. Quick cure, that. ' Mrs. Pankhurst went back with only about $20,000 American dollars. Madam Bernhardt can do better than that, even if she is a grandmother. North Carolina Methodist ministers who are to be allowed to go on smok ing "without encouragement" will not need it If they are like most smokers. Perhaps In refusing to see a Chi cago beef baron. President Wilson un derstood his secretary to- say that a man with a meat bill was at the door. The ' reason, a lot of people can't And Opportunity, points out the. Cin cinnati Enquirer, is because old Op usually goes around disguised as Hard Work. - If the parcel post, the new 'tariff law and the currency law fail to re duce the high cost of living, perhaps It may occur, to Uncle Sam that he ought to produce more food. Why don't the Maine guides adopt something like the expedient of the Pennsylvania farmer who has hung .signs on some of his cattle reading: "Don't shoot me; I am a cow." An eastern paper has raised the question: "How many buckwheat cakes can a man eat with Impunity?" But most, folk probably prefer to eat them with maple syrup or honey. Sensational case of disappearance in New Tork. The missing man Is wealthy and prominent, but the closest' investigation fails to Indicate that he has done anything wrong.' Of "course,- the recent state, good roads congress helped -materially to Spread the' gospel of improved high ways, but the recent rains throughout the state did more to impress most forcefully upon the public th need and advantages of such roads.: .;. ' Announcement from the Constitu tionalists that there will be . no fur ther bloodshed - fn northern - Mexico presumably Indicates that all - of Huerta's followers1-tn that section have- been executed. ,or rather mur dered. ' v- "J- , '-'' c Kaiser Wilhelm u said to bold that "a real man wears a mustache." But on of th difficulties in this direction is that so few-men car wear real mus taches. Most of the efforts to grow rcoh appendages result in th pro exiction of something that looks like the back of t fussy caterpillar out of Jta jpwper environment. WORKSHOPS' FOR -THE FKESLE. It Is so hard for well people to make a living that th casual thinker will not believe it possible for sick men to work- effectively and without harm. When the Invalid Is .poor we perforin but the natural part of charity If we give him medical treatment and save him from the necessity of work. - Tet experience ha shown that In many chronic illnesses effective and remuner- attv work may be accomplished with physical and moral benefit to the work ers. In a recent Issue of The Jour nal of th American Medical Associa tion, Dr. Herbert J. Hall of Marble- head, Mass., discusses this question and reviews the efforts that are being made to help the invalid to-become self-supporting. We do not have to search long for suggestive examples of work among handicapped people Th blind: have thriving industries, the cripple schools have for a long time been engaged In teaching their pupils trades adapted to severe limitations. On of the most re freshing activities of modern lnstitu tlonal life is to be found In th schools for feeble-minded such as that at Wav- erly, Mass., where, under Dr. Fern aid. there Is an effective system manned al most wholly by patient who In the old days woud have been Idle. In the in' sane hospitals all over th world the patients are more and more, generally given work to do in connection with the farms and households, and lately tn workshops lilte that of Dr. Tuttle at the McLean Hospital In Waverly and at the Hans Scbonow under Dr. Laehr in Ber lin. Besides all this activity In char itable or seml-charitabl Institutions, there has of late years been a remark ably effective use of modified work as a remedy- In th sanltoriuma. for the treatment of nervous exhaustion among people of means who have overworked and overworrled or who are suffering from th effects of too much Idleness. These industrial experiments have all been so hopeful in the results, so bene ficial to the workers and so surpris ingly productive that it seems almost certain that Important developments may bo expected from outpatient In dustries. . In . sanltorium work ' with nervously exhausted patients, it has . been found that among persons of education, and taste the ancient handicrafts offer a most Interesting and profitable means of remaining strength. - Some modifica tion of this crafts-work system will be easily available for hospital shops. Crafts work is a vague term and may be easily misunderstood. It means, generally speaking, work by hand In stead of by machine, and it Includes almost any useful and ornamental product, from a rug to a coal scuttle The Important difference Is that the crafts work at its best is confined to products that can be made better by hand. The world Is beginning to ap preciate that a great many articles of daily use are best produced in this slow way. It is true that the. finest work of the craftsman, the goldsmlthery and silversmithery, th wonderful-dyes and weaves that .make Inimitable fabrics. can be done only by highly trained workers. But there is an enormous mass of routine and preparatory work in the crafts, and this work can' be done per fectly well by handicapped persons if they are carefully directed and con trolled. Men are thrown out of employment for very trivial reasons it does not follow that they are good for nothing because they fall to fit the particular Job they happened to find available. The new system will gather up these sick and discarded workers and adapt them to work which win be graded and con trolled to meet any degree of handi cap. There win oe some- agreeaDie sur prises for those who bring this plan to pass. Many a woman considered unfit by the great industries, many a man injured or worn out by the grind of the factories, will prove to- be highly efficient under' conditions that are slightly altered , to meet the especial need. - The. wasteful" policy of the reg ular industries may or may not be nec essary, but It Is likely to necessitate a secondary system of labor. Some day it will be impossible for society to sup port the number of sick and idle; then the new system will come in earnest Hospital workshops of varied kinds may become nearly or quite self-supporting. Hand-weaving, metal-working, wood-wood-carving, leather-working, pottery, basket-weaving, ajd cement-working have all been tried. '-- ;i .. Last year five persons wosklng In the pottery established by an Eastern hos pital made and sold six thousand dol lars' worth of pottery. Th money val ue of handicapped labor, has been dem onstrated again and again In institu tional life. Last summer a small group of men patients at th Stat Colony In Gardner, Mass.. produced forty thous and dollars' worth of supplies from the hospital farm. On th Pacific coast, within the past two years has been es tablished a pottery in connection with a hospital In which, under expert guid ance, a group of convalescent tubercu losis girls are paying their expenses a dollar a day while they are under sanatorium treatment. W are begin ning to see the possibilities of a prin ciple, which, given systematic applica tion, may change the face of charit able affairs, a principle which may be expected to restore many discouraged and enfeebled workers to full efficiency. There are many trades and crafts which may be adapted to this purpose There are pathetic limitations to such a plan and many a wyilng worker could not succeed: but Is evident that a great deal . may be accomplished in helping to make th chronic invalid. and. the half-sick person self-supporting. - ANOTHER D? TO : BASEBALL. ' Mr.-A-'Ck SpaldW h discover an explanation for American victories in our extraordinary Interest In' base? ball. - He says. In th World's Work for December: - "I believe the secret of our success Is to be found In the kind of training that comes with the playing of America's national gam, and 'our competitors' in other lands may nvr nop to roach th standard of American athletes until they adopt our pastime.' "The question, "When should th training of a child begin?' has been wisely answered by , the statement that it should antedate hUP'blrfh.. Th training; of baseball may not go hack quite that far, but it approaches the time as nearly as practicable, - for America starts training of future Olympic winners very early In life. Youngsters not yet big enough to at tend school -begin quickening their eyesight and sharpening their -wits and strengthening ' their hands and arms and togs by. playing on baseball fields ready at hand te the meadows of farms, the " commons of viifages and th parks of cities all over the land. Baseball combines running, Jumping, throwing and everything that constitutes the athletic events of the Olympian games. , But, above all, it Imparts to the player that degree of confidence in competition, that Inde finable something that enables one athlete to win over another who may be his physical equal but who Is lack ing th American spirit, begotten of baseball." - ; JOURNAL ENTRIES . JUst because a thing is cheap It isn't necessarily a bargain. . .- - More of the arguments are deserv ing of settlement by . well-thrown bricks. - ''; And It frequently, happens that mueh of the optimism Is not Justified. Occasionally a criminal lawyer Is most properly characterized as such. :,. To become proficient In ' the new dances ono must be not only a clever acrobat but a contortionist as well. r JAYHAWKER JOTS Some of the e-oaain that sreta bv ua ia th talk about ourselves, as 'the Par sons Sun says Pointed out by the Macksviile En terprise: The best loafer is the fellow who has failed at everything else. Tou will note, remarks the Ottawa Herald, that after a man has been held up, he invariably reports that the highwayman was "a big fellow." The Altoona Tribune tells of a. min ister who told a boy that he must be born again, but the boy didn't want to be born again, "for fear of being born a girl." - Many a good woman, savs Mias Carlson of the Lindsborg News, looks as if she were -suffering from a broken neart wnen in reality it is only a case of too small shoes. As the Florence Bulletin suggests, a cheery greeting, a pleasant smile, a wora or encouragement may do won ders toward helping a fellow 'being over, the . rough places of life. , , ,. , As the Solomon Tribune says: An empty orain ana a tattling tongue are very apt- to go together. The... most silly and trivial items "-- news or scandal flu the former and are retail ed by the latter. .-..- In spite of the high prices being paid ior all kinds or agricultural prod uce, points out the Winfield Courier, there are still millions of young men willing to work for 12 a day orovided they can wear white cuffs ; and a oiled shirt. The tango has come to stay, insists the Leavenworth Post. . Of course it's a beautiful, graceful dance not a thing wrong about itr We admit it. There's no use trying to start an argument about it. It must be right because everybody is doing it, to the tune of "Too Much Mustard." Hot stuff, eh? "Tou Kans&ns," Charlie Blakesley in his-Kansas City Starbeams quotes a Mlssourian as saying, "always have your brass bands going and your flags flying. We in Missouri get tired of your cocKsureaness. Tell me what you have decided about the hen. for in stance. - Does she 'sit' or - does she 'set?'" "We don't bother about a tnmg like tnat." retorted the Kansan. "What concerns us is, when she cackles, has she laid or has she lied?" GLOBE SIGHTS BT THE ATCHISON GLOBE, Every one Is enthusiastic at. first. So many men are Just raw material. Also, what has become of the red ban dana? ' The older you get the' more you hate crowd than you anticipated. - Why fear death? After death no one will find fault with you. It is consoling- to think that the sus pects probably outnumber tbe guilty. It Is easy for a defeated man to imagine that the country la going to ruin. To a boy who has no coal bin or rheu matism, winter is always too abort. ' Short Jenkins: ' T don't believe in J00", but I do believe in many other foolish things." , If you are hunting trouble, questions may prove a fairly effective brand of am munition. ; Tou can't ten how much sympathy there Is In the world till a good looking woman comes to trial. nn When the medal for unsatisfactory com modi ties Is awarded. It probably will be won . by an apology. : ?The -girls may not know It, but the truth to an ardent lover frequently gets over it after marriage. ... . No man Is as important as tbe Mar shal of the Day used to look torou when you wer a boy attending tbe cele bration. r'?;--.-.i QUAKER MEDITATIONS, j ; IProm the Philadelphia Record. Laugh and grow fat. and you will find the laugh Is on you. . ... . . FlUIng your coal bins with Ice la one way of getting them thoroughly cold. ainrv men-s trousers get baggy at the iwn iupvkvuus mar priae. ft m,vw m.im i m job fQ y e- vent himself from getting out of practice. It's a mtv the neonle who muni trifles haven't something worthy of their A man often wishes be could change his luck as easily as a woman can change her Th fellow who gets there with both feet generally flatters himself that he is a hu man centipede. - Vh prodigal sen "waa a black sheep, 'n spH of the fact that he had the tatted calf turned Into him. - "A man and his wife are one," quoted th Wise Guy. "Tes, marriage Is a singu lar thing," added tbe Simple Ifug. Blobbs "Do you thhtk we shall ever really have painless dentistry?" Slobbs xes, wnen we ar nora am 3 RY THE V7AT BT KAJtm - PJ It hi with frabjous-delight we read of the Washington pussy eat that beat it for parts unknown with a thousand-dollar collar. Any ono who puts a thousand-dollar collar on a eat Is entitled to lose both collar and cat. The : visiting- English Journalist doesn't like TTanfffif laws. He speaks of laws collectively, but being Eng lish, he means the prohibitory law. ' Tou ' are cordially Invited, by the Morning Squash, to ''send In your best ear, properly tagged." Be sure, how ever. It ia your best ono; don't send the one that was frostbitten last win ter. ' ' , , '- :' - ..-' . ... : v' Those heroic strikers in the Colora do coal mines were getting but $4.50 per day hardly enough to keep their starving little ones in Imported cheese and. some of them had such large families it is said they had to use do mestic champagne. The greedy Irish lumber barons milat tlM nut tha MoolrtHrtt-n fnl t on the frits.-,,- Otherwise the Ulster iruq wouia not oe importing guna ro "Km we jungiisn. Mr.' Bryan says the people some times make . his takes. , He says be recalls several mistakes they have made in the past 20 years. It was the general idea that Mr. Bryan could re call but three. ' Coming down town Saturday morn- ing, Jack Supp saw a light spot In the east, and turned in a fire alarm for the Colored Industrial Institute. Later- he said be knew the' morning sun was in that direction, but wasn't suspecting anything of the sort. Now some expert has picked an all- American football team from present baseball stars; but he would have poor luck putting , them in the field now. They have been kicking on um pires so long they have lost the knack of booting a bacon rind. It is reported that the inhabitants of Wyandotte county use five and a half gallons of booze per capita an nually. But it is not a fair statement. We are reliably informed that there are two people , in Wyandotte county who do. not drink. 4 We are all apt to be best posted on subjects that concern us personally. A man is particular about the size of his hosiery, but classifies a lady's as "large, medium or small." The principal reason the study of palmistry la so popular with tbe young is that It furnishes an excuse for holding hands. Off THE SPUR OF THE MOATEJIT BT ROT K. MOULTON. Tbo Lost Auto. ' Lying one day neath the auto, -. Sweating and, .soaked, with oil; I worked at a cranky engine And my. only seward -was toil. I know not whaf I was saying, - ' . ,, As I tinkered and wrenched and - tore; - - ., , , I doubt not : 'twas something : quite savage, It may be I even swore. ' My patience gave out on that engine. With a hammer I hit it a thump That Jarred loose some thingama dinkus - , And started it up at a Jump. Before one could twinkle an eyelid, Before there was time for surprise. That car tor away down the highway. And I , lay glaring up at the skies. I sprang up and madly I followed, But soon gave It up In disgust. For that runaway car quickly van ished In a thick snorting cyclone of dust. I sought H In byways and hedges. In highways and in busy streets; And, though I made thorough . In quiries, With never a trace did I meet. Perhaps' in some future existence. In worlds far beyond mortal's ken, ' I shall once more make search for that auto, But I doubt if I find It then. ', ' According to Uncle Aimer. Mrfl DonkhitH. . . ........ 0. wuh uw bdoq many coming-out parties for her daughters. There is always one of them coming out of Jail. i There ain't no place that Is much gloom ier than a bank when a feller wants to borrow money. The minister who has managed to keep peace in his choir has certainly earned his way to glory If any man has. On favArahttlA rfm a .i... - civilisation Is that there ain't so many v-iiuiuHii mniuoK arouna witn . tttelr hair parted in the middle as there used to be. It only takes two . people to make a quarrel, but It takes several million people to make a panic . Mr. Elmer Jones waa amoUn' a seegar the other evening when be waa maUns Imrs n Ifftn Amw VM1 . . . - - . " -.y - . " wiiu we Dim ness end of the dgar struck her celluloid nicn n ua n ner aair. Miss Pringle lost Ave artificial rata of real hair, and Elmen who was a hero,' ex- flnrahttiMl i i 1 ...v v. uy UHVWWS U1S coat over her head. No Insurance. .vr, . P&pesnnvev .7. - Expenses all figured.- 7 . . The deer hunter found His venison cost him . Forty dollars a pound. ' .- Many a woman has mistaken her hus band for a deer. . - , ; - , -. . I love her in tbe springtim . ." I I love her in the fall, , . .- But In the good old winter time, I love her best of an. ' :: , I lav her. In the- winter time -. . V ,.- Because It's then she makes ' . . Our married life a dream of Joy With good old buckwheat eakes., Why Street Oar Conductors Go Crazy. "Her is a plugged quarter. It's all I have and -I couldn't get rid of it anywhere else.". -r -.: . ... ... - "My friend, Mrs. Jones, told me she lived only two blocks from the ear line. Let m oft- there, please: ' ' "Please hold my baby while I look for my nickel." ". - . "Say, fire some of them women out of the smokers seats. - I have paid my fare and I want to alt down." "Hold the car five or ten minutes. My wife and family are coming. I ran ahead to stop you." i ' "I left- a small parasol in your car last June -and I would tike to have you give It to m now, please." "Whn vou- . the Sad of -thai Hum. please wait tin Tdo an erraad. for I must rid back with you." Tou I?!! J"11 April and of Kay --tlmsja th tree. . . w.Vj? 5nd a biiratm open, and the t wadln' wkto-deep In tumht : 1 sn-ektttSrl aaa the broeae are avMowurv and a-wlueperln' o'a lve, s. Bat there's somethln' more appealm In th rustle and th chime When the katydids and crickets are a-calUn' "HaakbV Umer W , There's the labyrinthine summer wltb Its . blooms a-runnln' wild. -And the brooks a-Iaugbln'. laughm Ilka a happy little Child. And you think it 'moat completeness, but . ! iMI't mttmr- all . For, there's somethln' more appealln' In . the rustle of the fall, . When the katydids and crickets In the pasture are a-chlme With ' the sweet content of heaven, and yuu wnv u s xxusiun ame: ' O the harvesters are ' nappy ' wttbj their urwwn arms iuii o aneavesi And there's somethln' In the color of th corn tnat interweaves With the haxy hanain' distance, that no poet has exprest. It'- a sense of satisfaction like the blessed boon of rest: And there's somethln'' most appealln in the rustle and the chime -When the katydids and crickets are a-callin' "Huskln' time!" Herbert Randall, in the Hartford Mr. Mudge, rtnfcer. - ; By Jane Osbom.) - . Mr. Mudge sat working . over . his drawing board with his coat : collar turned up and his feet -tapping th floor in an effort to keep -warm. '- A lusty wind blew outside and drove stray flakes of snow through the crevices of Mr. Mudge's one window. For th fifth time -that morning he went over to his radiator and, kneeling down, felt each Individual pipe in search of the welcome glow of heat that should have been there, and tor the fifth .time he felt only the cold metaL Then he made a surorislnr discovery. He had only half a radiator, the other half was in the next - studio, and the partition that made two small -rooms out of what was originally one had di vided the radiator in two. 'Unfortu nately for Mr. Mudge. he did not pos sess the end that turned on. He crouched down and looked through the space where tbe partition did not fit close to the pipes and saw a few glimpses of ferns, rugs and hangings that convinced him that the 'next room waa tenanted. Mr. Mudge didn't stop to smooth down his straw colored .hair, and he didn't stop to adjust his bow tie. which had reversed its normal attitude in his interview with the radiator. - He didn t stop to put on his cuffs nor to take off his working coat, nor even to take his odoriferous pipe out ' of his mouth. A rather Indifferent "Come" in, please," answered, his rappings at the aoor, and he entered a room as com fortably furnished and warm as his own was bare and - cold. The owner sat over her desk and -took only, a quick look at the man. -"How is your radiator working?" he asked. The girl smiled without looking at htm. "Quite satisfactory." she assured him coolly, and then Mr. Mudge, who tnough not of a very sociable disposi tion, usually felt at ease wherever he happened to be. went. over to the radi ator and examined It ' : i . "Tou needn't touch it." She told him. "It is warm enough in here, isn't it? I thought maybe - the radiator wasn't turned on. Tou don't mind if I let a little more through to the other end, do you?" The young woman was engrossed in her reading. "Really it is quite satis factory," she . said. "Please . let it alone" Mr. Mudge made a few remarks about the extreme cold and the. workings of radiators, but the young woman did not seem to be interested. - "! would nave sent for the agent if X had Wanted to have it dickered . with," . she said curtly. Mr. Mudge blinked at her from his 'position o the floor by the side of the radiator f stayed long enough to warm his hands ,anq then went out, still unnoticed.- Back-in his cheerless room he thought if ovor.- "She looked agreeable enough,! he thought to him self, "but for - cold..-- 'unadulterated squelch, for a frost that would -congeal the last spark of hope, she takes the blue ribbon." . ; . - . " ..' For days Mr. Mudge went on working in the cold, cheerless office. Then he bought an oil stove, which he burned when he was not too busy, or too ab sorbed, or too lazy to. light it. : It never occurred to him to complain to the agent about the lack of heat in his room. There was a tone of finalJtv in the words of hi haughty neighbor that put this idea out of his mind. He met her ' again at the studio of a mutual artist friend in the same .build ing, who asked Mr. Mudge to come In for a cup of tea. Mr. Mudge. who did not car much for sociability, went only because it was a cold day and the: tea party suggested a way to get warm. : He found- Miss Thlslow that was the name . of the cold hearted neighbor ana ne was horned over to her sid-j ana Introduced to her as a sort of specialty, people always did, for some reason that Mr. Mudge couldn't make out. regard him as a highly desirable social asret. He had a . homely , way of .telling the trutn and a discerning sympathy for other people's points of view that made people seek him out in a crowd. Miss Thlslow this time gav him her undi vided attention, and Mr. Mudge told her. to begin with, that his studio ad Joined hers. - .. .-'.' ... "I call mine an office," -he said, "be cause it ia tiie place Where I earn my daily bread, making pictures for other people to laugn at, out I judge rom what I have seen of you that you call yours a studio besides. ' yours looks like a studio and mine doesn't." ' "When have you seen mine?" she asked. "Tou can't see much through the chinks." Mudge did not answer her question, so she went on to tell him that her little studio was only a hobby. She really didn't do much painting or drawing it was Just a headquarters for her when she came to the city -a quiet spot where her brothers and sis' tors couldn't disturb her. tihe begged Mr. Mudge so Insistently and Mudge found her entreaties so ef fective that he told . her,, though he hadn't Intended-to. where he had mt her before. "Why," gasped the girl. "I thought that-, was a. plumber. Xou certainly looked like a mechanic, and they are so annoying the - way they keep coming In to tinker th pipes and things." - "Ton were certainly not very kind, whoever I was," said Mudge. Mr. Mudge - and Miss Thlslow,' by mutual tacit consent, saw much Of each other after that, and Miss Thlslow not only turned on the radiator full Mast, but she invited Mr. Mudge to come to her studio whenever he - chose and share her tea and cheerful decorations. "Anyhow, Miss Thlslow," Mr. Mudge told her one day after he bad explained with .characteristic, honesty , that, h found her fascinating, and at the aaune time a distraction and a comfort, "any how.. I am never going to. as) THE EVENING STORY 8 vr say ye, bensnsa l know that some r" rn y ad got very used to iSSUvff turB P with my tie on crooked and my hair ruffled, you would KmLmVUl "'y tou did when you thought I was th plumber. Youwould And out that I was only a tinker after aJUandjrota would hand me another frost and I couldn't stand u.ih That first one kept me freesing for weeks. No mn BM - " w m, ayiw your present XSnAnmm nob, and aa araio- MIsssTI Thlllnw rASAa V a. ' . Mud.. w.TTi '--.rs J-vr. --w- . uw umr a """" you are." sne said. "I know you would do the same. Suppose your scrub woman came in some night when you -were busy and insisted on geUlng a question cf democratic . principles at all. It ia a matter of being bothered." " Mudge was insistent and the argu ment went on for several days. Then one eVeninar whn lut n-ht.i w gone home early she was expecting to r un uicmxer later in the evening -Mudge sat alone absorbed in work. There waa a knock at his door and he looked up to see the cleaning woman slopping in with her pail of water. Without waiting for his permis sion she began to sop around the floor. - Mudge said, nothing., but drew his feet under his chair and changed his nOSltion MV.ra I - " - "".r" w iwra for her. - Sometimes he would look down "oi uTsui, snaooy ngure. anxious to see the face of the woman who aroused Ms pity.- - "I come in early tonight." she said, " "cause I wanted to get home take car of th baby. It's sick and BUT Old ltlB.ll .VsrTrlaaTi slisssbSI .luis.la might go for It" siuage said nothing and the woman went, on with her tale of wo. Just a she had turned to ; leave, Mudge. who had been debating between the theater with Miss Thlslow and th performance of an act of charity, caught, her by- the arm and stopped "See here," he said, slipping $5 Intc you are putting up a good fight. I T""" rauuey aoesn i go rar. WMere do von I1vr P,t, ur r and- talk to your 'old man I could uuwn nun up. , i nave done that sort of thing once or twice before. I had an pnn rm. t , offered sooner. Hurry along with the i vur wora ana wnen you are readv coma Kaok- a-, r .-m,m . with you and see what I can do. Tou have a pretty rough time of it, don't you?" The scrub woman turned her bent fig ure away from -him for a minute and then faced him for the first-time, drop ped the little shawl that she had worn over her head and stood up straight in her shabby clothes. "Mudge, she said, limply. "look at me. I' waa 1nat dnln- 14. ... aw - "Pt w yivfg U1M vou were a snob. I thought you would w aoiiars wiin a my-good- air suia ten me to go on. Just as I or anv nn aIma wm,u v-.- " uu.l na,q uudb, zou are a dear and I am not wnrttiu- f you" She stopped quickly, and Mudee took her two soapy bands In his. " -'"Ton Aan't kimh - .... j wuuu i wer mean that you would be willing to mar ry me r. Mudge gasped. "I think that must be what I mean, though I never knew it till I played scrubwoman." Copyright, 1913. oy the McClure Newspaper Syndicate.) EVENING CHAT "BT htjtb: OAITSRON. ; ' "But This Is Different." " It la an enisrrammatln an .i saying that although no man Is far-seeing enousrh 'not to' maki nm. mi,t.v.a .u- wise man does not make the same mistake twice. It sounds nlanathln. Aamu'i it ' k... t doubt if there ever was a man that wise. jniaiaaes are - such lnsldlousr deceitful things. Ton were making them that you were p lMng them, then von vnnlHn't mv .. thev wouldn't ha mints v. " But you never do know. Testerday'a today: and it la not until tomorrow, when win Thiv . mbraced ItTthat It iii.if?i-lt"..d'R?ule ani you win -"t. ",ut' Mi.! you ukvg inane "J je silly mistake againl A little neighbor of mine is a very en S?f H y?un P"on who wants what she wuot ie wants it: and wants It "oreover with all her heart and souL Oc- h rr t 10 sTier when she has gotten her own way even as you and i;nd,then S1- 18 deoP'y Penitent aid is SSSS that .he won t be so wilful next time. But when next time comes, of course she doesnt recognise It. On a VM-V linnmnt,4.. j T , . ' , - -- .yi u uy utMK Bum mer she teased her mother to take her on - (.vui.bcu vuuobt. Mer mother warned her that it nnu i 1 . . . . end her teasing prevailed. mnU kV . It did rain, long and hard; they both caught cold and her mother was qulteUK C. i. . . w ner tne rest A few days later I heard her .tr3' iet .ner go for a ih rith two girls who are con- 7 . wu bps, ner mother ob- ??LSn .Ul.e ,?round tnat she would get too tired but Marg-aret persisted. Finally "if? ""'noed her of her experi ence In having her own way tbe weekbe- ki" .heJ Pronjise to be more rea sonable next time. "But this Is so dif ferent, mother," she protested.' "this la quite another thing." . " . "I l"wv,i!: mr dr" her mother. lrs another thing you want to do. It's always another thing. Bt5 It s the same headstrong will that makes -FjcC termined and It Is th same headstrang " will aet you into trouble again. And then you'll be sorry and say you will IS.-0, reasonable next - time. , And th?ri.BdWeren,t?.5me" yOU ?ut Isn't that the way with all of usT Aren't we always saying to our conscience or to soma external mentor, "but this la differ ft.J admit that was a mistake, but this Is different." And then "this" turns out to oe another mistake and again we promlme ourselves that v will be wiser next time. And again the eternal cycle rolls. .: -I guess the, only way ta avoid the mis take and failures- that , our particular . raw ia to or to unaerstana tteffauita, and to be. always watching for the "nigger in the wood-pile." no mat te' how Inoffensive and different each) new wood-pile looks.- i . v POINTED PARAGRAPHS. .- From the Chicago News. ' , Some men's religion Is only skin deep. As a cure, no patent medicine can equal a sinecure. A wise widow may pose as a man hater for a purpose. -. ... r Some girls are born blondes and some others acquire Woniln n - No girl Is as thoughtless as a young widow can pretend to be. Be sure you're right before telling the other fellow he ia wrong. A woman with a secret sorrow Is inter estinguntil she turns It loose. If a gh-1 Isn't married at M, If s up to ber to cut out flirtations and get busy. -' Nothing pleases some of us more than being able to convey bad news to others. Nothing make a girt so tired as sitting close to the plaster for hours at a balL Kvery man ahonld Uke ala wife' rela tive, bat we have yet to see a- moving picture of the man who does. : A bachelor wbo la lookimr for variety can one it excnansing a ntue or nis own coin i.or a marriage license. The man who can pea a dog flgbt en igbt on. tne street wttnout stopping to rnooer aa ox aignicy un i a.juamae a- 8TOX. UXKDtf PROORrSX The people of ts present gejira. tion seem to have gotten tbe idea that they have so far outstripped their favtbera in iinniHiiaa - - - - - living that there is lltti left for the am. (BDsnunD to uo axcept to enjoy the fruits of the rent-day achieve ments, but once la a while something happens which so completely upsets this theory that we stand In amssn ment and wonder what the next few years wtlT bring forth. After three weeks- of patient experimentation th beats of the clock in juttel-tower tn Paris were diatlnotly beard at th ted States - naval observatory at Waabina-ton and Dim " compared with the beats of the clock at Washington. .. The American and French comm Isnioners who have boon conducting these experiments to de termine the difference in longitude between' Paria , apd Washington and the velocity of radio signals through "Pace, were greatly encouraged and .promise even greater things in the near future. We have discovered the presence of some of the great forces which are stored up in nature and are only just commencing to learn their possibilities. It would bo folly for us to endeavor to forecast what the next few years will bring forth hut tt is safe to predict that tbe advancement will be far greater and more rapid than it has yet been. The young man and young woman who are using their best endeavors to fit themselves for these new - riin,i . m-jimmm ... - wuiuuvua will not be long in appreciating the ..nvui iwjir o aoing. neiOK Ut sette. ; , . - . COST OF BOUND-ART LINE. The cost of putting a mark on a map, in the Balkan country, ta so vast that thinking people wonder why we are not farther away from barbarism. Th cost is In lives and in money. And the reason for this terrible coat in human life and In property Is the result of a controversy about whore d.lvldln ,m between nations shall tie. It Is stated that a half mil-' Uon men. In the Balkans, were either killed or wounded or died of fllsosss in the war with Turkey and th won war between the Balkan neighbors that followed. The cost, in money, to these nations, was a billion and a Quarter dollar. AnA alt compliahed was the slight shifting of a boundary line that will have to have uiiuinr u miuro snirxs Doiore any settlement can be reached. Is It a cause for wonder that sane people are thinking over the proposition of Winston Churchill, the British states-' man, to declare a naval holiday and to teach people to think more of peace and less of war? Hutchinson News. ' .,- f - t ' - .- , FROM OTHER PENS ' ' ' OIL IN MBXICO. An Interesting report of the United states geographical survey on oil produc tion in Mexico says that th business reached large proportions only about the time the Madera rmrnlnHnn t.... ., t W07 the total output waa only about 1.000, barrels land brlMO It had increased JJSi'0 Tht wa the year In which tbe Madero revolution began. The J?!!0.wJSvyear the oU output Increased to !.6M00 barrels and last year It waa M. 668.000 barrels. The report confirms tbe statement that the Standard Oil company has been very little interested In Mexico durina the last two veara. It aava that per cent of the Mexican oil waa handled oy iimj uoneny interests oi tne United States, said to have headquarters in Cali fornia, and the Pearson syndicate, headed by Lord Cowdry. The Waters-Pierce company figures In the report principally as a purchaser from the producing com panies. The business centers around the port of Tuxpan, where one United State warsnip is now stationed and wnitner others nave been ordered. The adminis tration's Idea that investors in a foreign expect protection from their government appears to apply only to American, and not to foreign, investors. Probably it re ceived a diplomatic hint that .the United States must protect British Interests or permit Great Britain to protect them Itself. The report of the survey as to the sudden growth of the Industry in 1911 snd Its concentration largely In the hands of the Pearson syndicate tends to bear out the story that a short time before his forced resignation Porflrle Dlas turned over most of the oil business of the coun try to the Pearsons, excluding the Stand ard. If tbe Standard had any hopes of be ing able to do business in Mexico, they wouia naturally nra ucuuou u m change of government. According to the New Tork Sun, a Standard representative already has bought from Carransa a con cession for a pipe line in Sonora. That. -however, is very . remote from the field which the British syndicate Is working. According to a San Francisco dispatch, two of the principal oil companies In Cali fornia have been taken -over by a British) syndicate Which is planning to transport the oil through the Panama canal to European markets. This may not have any connection with Mexican affairs, but It looks aa If tbe Brltlah .oil mn had be gun to encroach strongly on the field which the Americans hitherto have re garded as their own. Buffalo Express.. Automobile slaughter. 'Ten times. as many people ar an nually -killed by automobiles In Now Tork as in London. The population of London is half again aa large snd Its activities are as great, widespread and Incessant.' London cries out constant ly -against the dangers-1 from motor buses and taxicabs yet in 12 months It witnessed but SI fatalities. During the same tune New Tork saw 2S4. Why the difference? London's police com missioner tells ua "In London,", he says, "we hold a man accountable when he kills." "Influence," he adds, "does not take precedence over public AM n -a yuu, au dulgencet privilege and misplaced sym pathy all unite to favor the terrible development of recklessness and Irre sponsibility. One law for all, and that law well enforced such Is the remedy for this great and growing evil. Chi cago Record-Herald. : -... - Hostess (to Toung Guest) "Tou won't have another piece of pie. Bobble; why, -you must be sue rrtng from loss of ap petite." - Bobble "No m; . I'm suffering from a promise to my mother." Boston Transcript. "My gas meter Is out of whack." "What's tne matter with itr "It ties. It doesn't register correctly." "That's what -they an say." "But it doesn't register half the gasa we us." "Than It's lying on the wrong side! W'U send a man tight out.' Houston Post. Father,' said th small boy. wTaa la a damagognt is a brilliant eT" "A demagogue, my son. snd convincing speaker, who wanders away and gets Ideaa with wtBcn you disagree." waanington : you disagree." Jack old you tell her that necessary to your happiness? Tom "Ke; I tried to persuao ner ins i was : HVIZOR Cr TNE DAY 4 V . .