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D f C == O.C % Ö O L > « : ' -.'v* & >. A m ■ L * 9 ' * A V '■m A ii ( •> I N.V f £ 0" $ [ iV.iv r 1 1 El ra f I fm '4 t i MiW LPVrS r Cs \ *) J) T HE festival of harvest time Is upon us. We are antici pating the good fellowship and the prospect of the happy reunions which are accompaniments of this an nual celebration. Perhaps, then. It will not be amiss If we dwell a little upon the deeper significance of Thanks giving. It is always an Interesting adven ture and often profitable to trace a word back to Its derivation, and a very cursory research with the aid of a dictionary will reveal to ns the suggestive fact that the words "thanks" and "think" have a common origin. The former, indeed, la an ob solete form of the latter, and required only In course of time and usage Its ■pedal significance of pleased or grateful thinking. With this in mind we may tarn to a passage In the letter which Paul wrote to the Christians In Philippi <of Macedonia—a fetter which la keyed *** -» MfW rmjnn>Htg i and breathes throughout the gladness which should mark the life attuned to the purpose of God. You will find It In what we call the fourth chapter. In the farewell words addressed by Paul to his friends. We quote from Doctor Good speed's translation of the New Testament : "Have no anxiety abont anything, hnt make all yoor wants known onto God In prayer and entreaty, with thanksgiving. Then through your onion with Christ, Jeans, the peace of God, so far above any human thought, will guard your mind and thoughts. Now brothers let year minds dwell on what Is true, what la worthy, what Is right, what is pure, what is amiable, what Is kindly—on every thing that la excellent or praiseworthy. . . . Then God who gives peace will be with you." It la at once apparent that Paul understood the Intimate relation be tween '"thinking" and "thanking." His admonition fhr the thoughtful life is manifestly the underlying basts for thç thankful life. And the thankful life 1» the assurance of the guard ing and companioning peace of God. Paul seta forth the things upon which our minds should dwell—the Crua th e wor thy, the right, th** pare, War Gas Made Useful A war gas made by Prof. Gabriel Bertrand of the Pasteur Institute, has found a peace time ose In the silk In dustry. The silk cocoons ore gassed by small quantities of cMoropIcrta. which has proved exceedingly praetl cal and easy to handle. The gas has been tried In varions «Hk raising ceo marked advantages over killing the This life of right thinking and glad Go the amiable or lovely, the kindly. In his philosophy It was vitally Impor tant that our minds should be oc cupied with such thoughts as these. He understood, as we are understand ing better today, that what is in man's thinking will determine the character of his life. He understood, also, that In order to keep one's think ing on a high and wholesome plane there must be effort and discipline. It was not easy In Paul's day to do The world In which he lived was superficially provocative oftbiuch bitter, evil and nnclean thought In a city like Philipp) there would be many things happening to the Chris tian and many things under bis obser vation to evoke thinking on the baser level. Even In this Joyous letter he felt It necessary to warn hla friends with tears against those whose "appe tites are their god ; who glory In t heir shame, and who are absorbed In earthly matters." It la not easy in onr day to follow Paul's Instruction and example—for be practiced splendidly his own teach ing. What we do not actually see In the happening is brought to os In the news columns of the dally press— things that are evil, indecent, ugly, cruel. We cannot wholly ignore those things; Panl did not in bis day. When necessary he spoke frankly of them, calling a spade a spade. In bis let ters. They are part of the world in which we live—of the world we most help. Bat our effort mast be to dis cipline oar thinking so that they Will not flood and overwhelm onr minds, excluding or submerging thought of better and fiqer things. Even more difficult, perhaps, la It to escape the peril of those "who are absorbed In earthly matters, tide of materialism Is strongly set against the Influences of the spiritual. Unless the channel la kept clear which admits the flow of God's thought we will find ourselves presently with minds Incapable of grasping His par poses and principles, with mindswbtch cannot meditate happily upon Bis truth or which will not respond to what la right and pore and lovely. The possibility of the thankful life, of the life which know« the comrade ship of the God of peace, will be this. The lost to urn. thanks Ya the appreciative life. the prevalent methods of silk culture the cocoons have to be all sold with in a period of two or three weeks, hot the oae of chlor oplcrln promises a practical way. It Is sold, for the grow ers to turn the cocoons Into non per tab able merchandise which can be sold when the market is beat. Roguem' Who 1 » Who One of the moat novel reference plied by an East Loadon vicar for to your dictionary again. To "np predate" means to "set a value" The roan who has adopted God's standards of values, who gees the true and the good and the lovely and lovable as the worthwhile and abiding things. Is the real appreclator, and for him there will always be occasion for the grate ful thinking which Is thanks. If you And little of It in your mind today there 1» something wrong with your standard of values. You are erring In the practice of "apprecia tion." You have set your heart upon things that are unworthy, temporary, illusory, and they are disappointing you. Take Paul's recipe. Begin to think about all that Is excellent and praise worthy. Take your njlnd, oat of lb* material shadows and into the sun light of God's thought and love. Make your wants known to Him. The spirit of thanksgiving will enter your soul, and the "peace of God, so far above any human thought," will come to stand "guard'' at your mind's gate way._________ . And so on this Thanksgiving day lot tit good A m e il v a a s gtve thank* tw spirit to the Pilgrims of Plymouth Bock; for turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie; for their hemic struggle for freedom, and for their sue ceasful demons!ation that their new lend could be made to yield a living. For the specialties served up at all good Thanksgiving dinners. Ameri cans must bow to that friendly old Indian, Massasolt. It was he who In troduced the cranberry and the putn p kin to the American people through the Pilgrims. Massasolt may have been a poor uneducated savage, bat be and hla people had a delightfully simple and fairly efficient agricultural system; Corn In the hill and a climb ing bean ; a pumpkin seed every live hills. Massasolt showed the Pilgrims the cranberry growing wild In the marshes, and had no difficulty what ever In demonstrating that roast tur key and cranberry sauce was an on beatable combination. The Pilgrims, of course, knew alt shout turkeys, which had been taken across »ess from Mexico and had become common on English farms before the year 160). But It was the friendly Indian who as Impresario brought together for the first time on any stage those thre«* Thankaglvlng stars—turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie; a otherwise be deceived by the plaus ible tale« of professional beggars. It Is a complete "Who*« Who" of rogues of this they tell In order to abstract money from the pockets of the tender hearted. Moot of the Information In the volume has been gathered from the author's personal experience. He has found that moat professional beggars have only one story apiece. After they have exploited It to the foil la ome district they move on to and gives the stories / CHRISTMAS TRIFLES THAT ARE SUITABLE Will Please the Men o nit f'itw.-r U «.• P I " / u. v V ' : *-i I * « 4** ' ■*1' VMI ?N i A troop of amusing and efficient Cbliinnieu are due to arrive at Christ mas time. They are destined to hang about the rooms of uncared-for bach elors, or any other men who may need needles, pins, buttons, thread and such. Bits of colored flannel, or other smooth cloth, account for the costume of the Jolly Chink pictured here, and black wool yam or darning cotton will serve to outline his fea tures, finish his garments with button hole stitch and provide the queue which serves to hang him In a handy place. Cardboard will serve as a founda tion for the small oriental pictured, or he might be fashioned like the flat, rag dolls that are stuffed with cotton. •t H R *t New Parchment Shade» t ff..' %Wi :. f -• m ■■ v ... . .H. ■■ ' Christmas time always brings many kinds of pretty candle shades. Just now parchment shades, bought plain and decorated to suit oneself, are pop ular and they may he painted or adorned with cut-out figures posted on. Pretty effects are made by painting silhouettes In black on the underside, to aho^, through when the candles are lighted m h h m Odd Laundry Bag PSV . « ■i W Sv ! \ •*f«B ' . ■ ■■■Mm. ■ ■-—y » m Th# head of this slant-eyed gentle man, who will carry laundry for his lucky owner. Is cot from unbleached domestic, stuffed with cotton and sewed over the book of s coat hanger. The. canny face la sketched on with black paint bits of black ribbon con tribute (he np and collar and root yarn provides the hair. À long shirt of cretonne la open near the top and sewed together at the bottom, form ing a clever lanndry bag. KUMM I© Black and Purple i A Mmk I ace bandeau, with light purple ribbons attached to It, and knotted at the back, makes this simple breakfast cap for the gray or white haired woman. It Is adorned with a band of ribbon ending In hows at the side ««y» s tiny athbon-covered elastic Across the hack adjusts It to the bead V REN ! Cry for \V' ClSTORU £ /! ■e®. >> VW « 3 V MOTHER:- Fletcher»* Cas \ f / toria Is a pleasant, harmless Substitute for Castor Oil, Pare goric, Teething Drops and Soothing Syrups, especially prepared for Infants in arms and Children all ages. To avoid imitations, always look for the signature of Proven directions on rath rarkage. Physicians everywhere r ecomm end It first Twin Bed» The first twin beds known to history were used by the great-grandparents of King Tut's wife, Melnard WulpI told the Plywood Manufacturers' asso ciation at Chicago recently. He said the beds had been unearthed from King Touya's tomb and were made of plywood. Drugs Excite the Kidneys, Drink Water Take Salts at First Sign of ■ladder irritation or Backache The American men and women must guard constantly against kidney trouble because we often eat too much rich food. Onr blood Is filled with adds which the kidneys strive to filter out; they weaken from over work, ^become sluggish, the elimina tive tissues clog and the reault la kid ney troubla bladder weakness and a general decline in health. « Whe n your kidn ey* feel l ik e l amp * of lead ; your back hurts or the urine Is cloudy, full of sediment, or yon are obliged to seek relief two or three times during the night; If you suffer with sick headache, or diazy, nervous spells, acid stomach, or If you have rheumatism when the weather la bad. begin drinking lota of good soft water and get from your pharmacist about four ounces tableapoonful In a glass of water be fore breakfast tor a few day* and your kidneys may then act fine. This famous salts la made from the add of grape« and lepton Juice, com bined with llthia, and has been need for yeare to help flush and stimulât» clogged kidneys, to neutralise the adda In the system ao they no longer are a source of Irritation, the* often relieving bladder disorders. Jad Saite la Inexpensive, cannot In jure, makes a delightful effervescent Itthla-water drink and belongs in every home, because nobody can make a mistake by having a good kidney flushing any time. •il. Dog*» Feeling» Were Hart Offended because he was scolded by Mrs. H. C. Erno at Shasta Hetreat, Calif., Teddy, a big coIHe dog belong ing to her brother, William Mensel, disappeared. He was not seen again until he arrived at the Mensel home at Redding. The dog had traveled more than 70 miles of highway dar ing the day to reach the friendly abaUar of his master Every department of housekeeping needs Red Cross Ball Blue. Equally good tor kitchen towels, table linen, ■beets and pillowcases, etc.—Adver tisement. A date palm near San Diego was planted by the missionary, Junlpero Berra, la 1776. Aspi N [ SAY "BAYER ASPIRIN" and INSIST I Proved safe by millions and prescribed by physicians for Lumbago Rheumatism Colds Headache Neuritis Pain Neuralgia Toothache I DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART*) Accept only "Bayer" package wliich contains proven directions. Hsndy "Bayer" box«« of 12 tablets Also bottles of 24 and 100—Druggists. «f Uax^iUMtUi ; ri Youthful Authority "Why did your boy Josh leave the dear old farm?" "He got some new Ideas about man agin' land and decided I wasn't enough help to enable him to run the place successful."—Washington Star. 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