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SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 1917.
LITTLE STORIES FOR BEDTIME Bi THORNTOX W. BLRUEbS. Buster Rear Regain* Hia Ixwt Temper. Copyright. lIH by T. W. . Gob* «»m Peter Habblt and non* «•« Bobby Coon. Buster Bear knew well enoufb that there wasn't the least uae In trying to follow either one of them. He knew he couldn't catch Peter, and he didn’t know where Bobby Coon bad gone, lie might Juat a* well forget that he ever had laid eyea on them Os courae all thla didn't Improve Bus ter Bear a temper a hit. It mado It worae If anything. Deep down In hla throat Buater Bear growled grnmbly, rumbly growla an Ije ahuf fled along bark to the tall, old atump In which he bad found Bobby t oon. He might a* well have a look at that atump while he mt there, he thought. Os courae Bobby Coon had eaten up any food that might have been In it but anyway hr would look Now Bobby Coon hadn’t done any thing of the kind, aa you and I know In the flrat place, when ha had climbed Into that hollow atump "hlr. stomach had been too full of f.ah caught In the laughing Brook for him to even think of eating In the aecond place he waa too sleepy All he had thought of or wanted In that old atump waa a place to sleep. B< he hadn't even dug over the eur fare of the rotted wood at the bot tom to see what might be In It. This Huater Bear found out ca soon aa he got back to the old atump ard looked at It For a minute he waa ashamed to think he had treat ed Bobby so. At leaat a look of shame crept over hla face Then he eagrely began to teuir that stump all to pieces with hla great clans He tore out all that rotted wood at the bottom and In It he found the very thing he moat wanted —« neat of anta. "Yum. yum. yum.” muttered Bus ter Bear aa hla long tongue ewep' the hurrying scurrying anta into Ha mouth It didn’t trouble him at ell that a lot of rotted wood went with them "Yum. yum. yum.” said he pir.arking hla lipa and clawing awi.y a' the old atump and sweeping up the anta with hla tongue. When he rouldn t And another ant Buater sat up and grinned at noth ing and no one in particular. He gtinned Just because he felt good. H« waa hia usual good natured aeif. To be sure those anta were not v*rv riling, but they were something, and thev had tasted good You know there la nothtng Busier a mote fond of unless it la honey cr sugar ”1 gue«a I w asn't fair to my eous. In Bobby Coon,” said Bus'rr thoughtfully "On the whole. In. g'ad I dldn t catch the scamp I certainly should have eaten him if I had. and that would have hem the end of him. As It la he la safe, and I’m glad of it. I don't want to hurt him I don't want to hurt any body. If I always had plenty *o eat no one would have any need *u> fear me at all It's an empty atom arh that makes me cross and awe age and hateful. Hunger Is about the worat thing I know of. It al ways did make me cross f guess It always will I certainly gavo that scamp. Peter Rabbit, a sours. I wonder If he is still running. I don't suppose he will dare come within speaking distance of me again thla summer. That will be too bad If certainly will, f IfVe the little scamp. 1 like to see h!n around. And he la such a gossip that he Is quite useful at times Well. I'm sorry I lost my temp*r. hut |*?e got It back now. I think I'll go Ashing” So Buster Rear shuffled off In the direction of the laughing Brook, his good nature quite restored Meanwhile Peter Rabbit made his way home to the dear Old Brier Pitch and the scolding hr knew Mrs. Peter would give him Bobby f'oon was hunting for a place *o Warehouse Bargain! Warehouse Prices Are Low Prices. (BEST I | J I i I m iMiMIMk JiCV'' ,k ■ 1 ■ Z£B U \mm I ■ i w ml I B Ti| Ii ■ Sv mi aiMM ■ ■ I I I H Living Room Sets^ riA/1 ITHOVT a doubt t h<* »bor» outfft la .« 130 value.'• At anr Cl gfl Cl C IYY I rut*. >011(1 have to pa> at Inwl that much if you Ware lu %Jf bu* thr..o(t' th» uaual hannela Made * ■ MHPBMI <<«k anil flmahed In a <|oalnt mla«!,.n « and lai ka nr.- upholeterad In a aupertor arade of Imitation leather Th«* MHi fIBB Warenouae offera the complete outfit at at now gi % uki.hi REMEMBER THE LOCATION! :DM |uet a few atepa from <**aa. aegfrUtt* “1 guess I wasn't fair to my cousin Bobby Coon,” said Buater thoughtfully. sleep, and there was peace and quiet in the Green Forest Neit story: Bohbv Coon Finds a Home at Laat. Shoots Self; Will Liva. John Helen, 3), No. :<« E, High *i , la In receiving hospital, recover ing from i bullet wound in his left tide Irfltrtfu Thursday, police ray. when he at'empted to Hill himself in a lit of despondency. The Confessions of a Wife The Prenent Decide* Our Futurcw "It was a happy lime, Margie,” said Paula, to get away iroui the vitiated atmosphere of The One He Chose into the r«al. clean realm ot thought in which Alma and Tom lived. Both these young people were rather sophisticated, using the word In the sense of one who knows, but the sights and sordidm s* that their profession brought to their ej es seemed only to empha.«l*e th** wholesome way they looked upon life. Margie. 1 have heard much about .eentainlnating the voting thru the to-called realistic writings and plays and I ha\e come to the conclusion that no young person was ever made any the worse by seeing an h pictures of life and aarrlahips a-* e r * set forth in mattv of our teal tsiie plays. The tversg ■ young t .ml doc.« not understand hall th" a'tualona that sometime-, make the undercurrent of th* .te plays dit tasteful to 'he more mature. "To me today, after I have passed •hIU many experiences which have Completely opened the blind ey*-s qf girlhood, I think the most-insidious of all te, 4 *‘ttat ions Is th’ covering of tdluring mmance wnich modern \ liters nnd drsmktlst throw around tea Illy. The musical comedy with Its gilding of the most vicious of vice • is to me s most horrible example of this, and the young man or woman who frequents such shows cannot remain pure minded. This may sound prudish, Margie, but I want to tell you I would gladly take my girl to see Mrs. Warrens Prof** aion or The Easiest Way, but 1 would hate to have nty (laughter see on<' of the so-called putty girl shows that have been current on lined*ay lor the last few years "Why. MargT, I really believe have seen so much of this sort of thing s.iijie of us tan not diattnguis t that which purely appeals to sh sens' j from that which means dc coney of demeanor and purity of ml no. "I found both these with Alina and Tom and 1 have thanked the good God every day of my life that they wen thrown arly »n my p.tth. The/ were both m t u surprised when I PLEDGES HIS CHURCH TO m CAUSE Bishop Henderson Would Use Churches As Red Cross Stations Bishop Theodorp 8. Hendet *oa made an Impassioned plea for patriotism and pledged hla are* of the Methodist church to stand behind the government w|*h every drop of their blood in the "rood Friday ser mon In the ftetrolt opera house. Hia statement was greeted with hearty applause. "Unless the American people In th*lr conscience can ray to th-o world front thla time- onward. ‘I dare you to question »«y motives. I nnt renrred for freedom: scarred for i.u ti unity; scarred for democracy’ un ices that be tru«\ w • are defeated. "I an. ready to nerve with every ounce of my atrenkth nnd I know that my people, ntv \’o wecHnu, mv Swedes, air Dunes and my Germans, of whom .ir>» 15,'hHi. are with me. Let there be no question nt.trk alter Methodist patriot ism. amid .u't you dare use a hyphen when you wtlte German Methodist. In our Methodist college tho voting Gernan men and girls ate pledging them told them t was going to leave th" stage. “T would not do I* If I were vott. 1 hauls.' said Toni 'There a • many r*-:.»ona why a voman wr* iuu.*>l earn her brea 1 i hculd «d*» • ti nt prof usion L t; * flisi >, it takes-you into th- mlB Os a )fO)l are able to do creative worl' and * her* you c*l'.Uc volt b®c ). i on« wit*- Ood. ”‘Secondly, the actor's prof*?;- » >n '• 'he only on** In whi’h women nrc r •• I more tl:.*y me? for the same work. If you succeed you win the plaudits of the world while you are alive, something few other artists do. My dear Paula, the sordid phase of the work which you have just passed thru n»a> come to you or any other girl In any other work that Dikes her where she must associate with the other sex. “'Please do not let me give >ou the Idea that men are all raging beasts, going about seeking whom they may devour, for they are not Then are plenty of good men. splrn did mm. In this world, but there is always a sprinkling of cads in every walk of life enough to make the path of a girl who must work beside them anything but a bed of roses. " 'Personally I think the mem b« ra of the newspaper ptofeash n the cleanest of all men a* cla hut you have onlv to ask A! i t for some of her experiences to know that even n newspai t oP>e Is not exempt from a scoundrel o r two " 'You, my dear Paula are on the way to great success on the stage. Os this. I am sure, since I have seen you give splendid performances night after nigh* of the role of a young girl who loves a man devot edly. while I know personally you hate that man with all your heart.’ "I let Tom talk on. Margie, but the more he talked the more deter mined l was to do something v ise "I told this to Alma after Torn left u* and she said, ‘Walt a while, anyway, before you decide.' * Margie. I sometimes wonder if I we really decide anything for our -elves in this world I think we are pushed, dragged or throw-n into all our most Important affairs. Circum stances pull strings for all." reives to the country; the inen for compulsory service and the girls tot Red Urosa work. I want every Methodist church to lecomc a Red Cross station and to remain one "1 wtll not give mv approval to anyone coming Into .i Methodist coo ference unless he la first an Albert run oltlaen, whether he la German Or Kttgll It by birth. "I shall write a letter to every Methodist pastor tn uv area asking for three things: First unquestioned, unqualified and active loyalty of welf. nibetance nnd service to the pri-vi dent; aecond, sanity of spirit and speech In the promotion of pure fatriotiam. and third, that every enr of the 870 church*** in my area ahall display the Stars nnd Stripes and continue to do so during the ertria I want no questions put upon the patrlotlnm of the Michigan area. It uiuat be situon pure, 100 per cent. "It was 8 a. m. on Good Friday that the lower branch of the con gress of the United Btatea did what it regarded as Its duty. There were those who wished to take the vote before Good Friday, but ! aay that If this Is a righteous war, Good Frl day was the best day that It could have been declared. "Unless America can say wtth Paul from this time forward diet no man trouble me for 1 bear in my body the Hear,’ we are defeated now Senntor Norris, of Nebraska, the papers say, declared that the dollar mark has been place J upon the Star** ard Stripes If this Is true, God will never permit America to conquer. Others have said that Wall-st. has brought on this war If that Is true. America In whipped now But in such an hour of crisis to intimate or insinuate that the government has been swayed by any such motive* ill becomes any loyal American*', Dr Henderson at this polDt read • xtracts from the president's war iperch. "As for me and my church, when It comes to allying myself with the senator from Nebraska or the presi dent of the United States, I give myself wholly to my country." he continued. "Prussian militarism has 77u£Ur Says:. Just in Time for the Easter Parade Women plan the parade, but it*s up to us men to do the marching. When you step out on Woodward Avenue Sunday vou can "keep time” with wifle's new Easter bonnet by wearing one oT These SILVER PLATED BELT BUCKLE and Genuine LEATHER BELTS SQUARE DEAL PRICE Many Chafed and Different w Engine Turned Designs Plain ALL SIZED BELTS Don't rare how long von are around the equator” —l’ye got one here that fits The Riggest Little Store* carry a wonderful a*nort ment of *olid sterling, gold and gold-filled belt buckles —from $2.00 up. You’ll save on anything you find here. This War Will “Kite" Diamond Values “Sky High” T look for diamonds to increase in value from 30% to 'iiKr in the m-x» y**r arid, believe me. I'm all set Let >m go I put every epare nickel I could scrape tit the finest stock of diamonds snv man ever clamr •.1 his eye* on While the other fellows "boost,” I'll he 'Johnny on the spot” to give my customers the tvneflt of wi-e biiving When you buy a Miller diamond ton can hank on It that your money ts safe. V DIAMOND BOND GOES WITH EVERY MILLER DIAMOND SOLD '77lt£o&r Square Deal Jeweler BIGGEST LITTLE STORES 64 Grand River —61 Grand River 331 Woodward Ave. —Phone Main 1234 DETROIT TIMES closed every door to humanity, but German submarine warfare has blown open a door and behind stands President Wilson as Lincoln stood when a southern bomb blew o|»en a door In the Whit* House in •81. "You people with sons too young to serve and with daughters who spend their vacations in lolling about, send your children Into the fields to raise potatoes and corn and beans I would like tn send word to the president of the Michigan agricultural college that we have a small army of workers at his dispo sal. ** Bishop Henderson closed withs prayer for victory If America's cause is righteous, and the audience Joined In singing "America ” Here Are Men W r ho Voted Against the War Resolution WASH IMO TON, April T.—Those vot ina *K*ln*t the "state of war" resolu tion wer*- Almon, Alabama; Baron. Michigan. Britten. Illinois. Hrowne. Wisconsin. Burnett. Alshoma. fary. Wisconsin, tattle, Kansas, loxndon. New York Laindeen. Minnesota; Me. I/»rnnr,, Texas. Mas<>n. Illinois. Nel son. Wisconsin; Randsll. California Reavis. Nebraska. Mlsa Rankin, Mon tana Roberts, Nsvais Ro<tenhurg Illinois Shackleford. Missouri. Hher w-ood Ohio, kloan. Nebraska. Htaf ford, Wisconsin. Van Dyke. Minnesota V’olat. Wisconsin Wheeler. Illinois Woods. lowa Church. California Connolly, Kansas. Cooper. Wiscon sin. Davidson. Wisconsin. Davis. Minnesota. Decker. Missouri: Dill. Washington Dillon. South Dakota - - ■■■ ■■ - " " - ' - Let Your Gift Bea Special Easter Photograph a Dox«n For a limited time snip. Photographer Studio 970 Woodward Ave. Kear Warns. OomonlrW, Houth Carolina Keel*. Wli ronaln Krrer. Wisconsin; Fuller. fill, not*, Haugen lowa. ItavM. Califor nia. Hmelsy, Missouri, Hilliard. Col orado . Hull. lowa, Igoe, Missouri. Johnson South Dakota. K«etmg. •'do rado. King. Illlnota. Klnkaad. Nrbraa ka, Kttrhln. North Carolina. Knut son Minnesota. LaKollette. Washing lon. Bandits Rob Chstrffeur. t'harle* Hnnnat. chuuffeur. No >O2 fii. Antotne-vt., reported to the p«Iloe early Friday that ho had picked op two man v midnlgh* in Elixabeth-st. who, at thf point of tsvolvarn, foicad him to drive to Ham'lton tlv., when* thay robbed hloi of 95. Capt. Carmina Transferred Capt George C. Carmina, for sev eral yoara < ocnntandvr of tba Gutted biataa coast guard cuttar Morrill, has been transferred to tba coast guard bureau in Washington H* is succeeded by Cap'. D. F. A. Da Otta. THE KERN STORE THE KERN STORE Kern’s Last Day Easter Service Is Ready for Any Test! Tomorrow thousands of Easter outfits will be completed. Gloves, Shoes, Hosiery, Neckwear and other little accessories must be purchased if you would make a smart appearance on Easter. We are ready with superb stocks of these needs—as well as finest assortments of Women's Coats, Suits, Dresses—and every facility for serving you well. 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Fifth Floor A Waist for the Easter Suit! s os . fr lly affairs, they are moetly— •’* r "* de rhuie, Voiles and Lingerie*. -- in ;* • f.» M'veh shades that are in rogue this C *P rln * : \ Crepe de Chine Waists, y? V. » New, 5 2.98, *3.98, *5.98 M In lion* gold. charir** ise. flesh. Sharon rooo f ** I it*- msi/e and coral With large rollare, P™ New ‘ Extra Size” Waists \ / JSBK n**aut-ful beaded and lace trimmed styles among 1 < r< i" de Chin** Waist* S3.M, 55 55 99 • M M to $H 9§ Fine Voll*-«. $2 98 to $5 00 —Second Fleer. Georgette Waists, J J* - *5.75, *7.50 ITCDN C Mu- ■ M Hil wi ■ v | tAhnoT PAGE 5