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THE DALLAS EXPIUiSS has never hoisted the white feather, neither has it been .disgraced by the yellow streak. It Is not afflicted with tho flannel mouth. It la a plain, every day, sen sible, conservative newspa per, which trims no sail to catch the passing breeze; flies no doubtful flag: It professes a patriotism as .broad as our country. Its love of even handed Justice covers all the territory oc cupied by. the human race. This Is pretty high ground but we live on It and are proaperlng. Boys of the press come up and stand T with us. This ground Is ? boly. . ' W. E. KINO. SArrun.AY, December is, 1920. riCKKX'S COMMOX SEXKK KKAS OM.(i. In the course of his remarks last .Sunday Or. Pickens injected a sug gentlon to pastors of Negro churches will wonh their notice when he said that the host way to go to Heaven wa. hy doing well here on earth and that no man who failed to real ize that good schools, good homes, justice before the law and welfare of the group were helps to living well on earth could expect much heavenly reward. We do not criticize our pastors whmi we say that In the. majority of cases, there sermons contain very little that is of value to us laour every day life and that often our seeming lack of response to their most carefully prepared discourses Is dua to the fact that they deal in theories to far removed from our dally lives to be resolved into prac tical schemes of. existence. One often hears as be leaves church, expressions which bear us out In this contention. We, above all people need prac tical sermons. Our churches are the common meeting place for ' our masses their only one. And It Is reasonable to suppose that many fine opportunities for affecting the lives of their congregations ,for good are lout by our pastors because they fail to see any direct connec tion between home . owning, good schools, voting privileges, thrift movements, better business and the kingdom of Heaven. We have as was said left too much for God to do for us, forget ting, probably because of our teach ing, that we are already equipped by God for helping ourselves. We would heartily urge our pas tors as a class to besin to think more In such terms. They may be certain that they will in no way alienate the sympathies of their con gregations by so doing. The most successful sermon Is the one which eaunea the greatest response to it in practical service. TA.VK LAWS FOK SCXDAT. Concerning Sunday Blue Laws we might well take the position that we would be glad to see a national spirit of obedience to the laws al ready passed rather than an at tempt at the passage of others. The pasr-age of a law means little If the spirit of those who are to obey it 3 hostile to it. We do not feel that our actions on SWnday need legis lation to keep them within . the hminria rf conventionality. Forced won hip Is no worship.- Blue Ijiws yp.-ack of Puritanism and history not record its long and unin terrupted sway in any country over vliich Its doctrines gained control. )!efr,fe tho passage of JJlua laws f.ir Futility, we would urge legisla tion which would tend to make Inspof! S!i Ibe hanr'ng of men, thre nt onr-e in California, the i! - ' ;!...a of the courtroom of (,f .;-. .',! .'pt. the post-election r... 1. : :s !;" Florida and the flrips !,-;.: .:.-; of Georgia one of whose v ) a wns a woman. 'a In public schools win in t'-;i'liii::T youti;:siers M.co-fdHy r!.ni'0 (.--. n li ;! Hi. til How, ;!K,::eit l.-y our ON CUTTING SOUTHERN REPRESENTATION. A bill has been introduced in gressman Tinkham urging an investigation of Southern voting conditions with a view either to cutting down Southern repre sentation in Congress or to forcing Southern States in which dis crimination is rife to remove those laws and usages which for so long have caused the disfranchisement of a large group of their citizens. , - ' -.. Since the beginning of the movement to reduce Southern representation or to bo reform the tion of the various states is based tion eminl there has been much which it will be received by those There are some who seem to which re without, excention Southern States, will' allow their representation to be cut they will and abolish those discriminatory the disfrachisement of a great mary occurence. How true this conjecture is this measure is passed and an investigation should result in fur ther action. . . We can however be fairly sure that the, measure will be pushed as far 'as is possible by Northern States which are most vitally affected by the unfair and unequal representation result ing from the present condition. A fair idea of their sentiment as expressed editorially may be gained from an excerpt from the Boston Traveler of Dec. 7, which says in part: "Vast possibilities for the stirring of sectional feeling be tween the South and the North are doubtless wrapped up in the proposal of Congressman George H. Tinkham to urge an investi gation of the disfranchisement of voters in the South. Neverthe less, if it be true that the letter and spirit of the 14th amend ment to the constitution are violated by some of the states the facti should be presented to Congress and suitable action taken. . The 14th amendment, it will be recalled, provides not only that all persons born or naturalized in the United States shall be regarded as unworthy of the least thought as respects a remuner portion of its male citizens the right to vote, shall be penalized by a proportionate cit in the number of its representatives in Congress. It is more or less an open secret that this provision of the Constitution has been evaded if not actually flouted by some of the states, which have contrived by "grand-father clauses" and other enactments to deprive most -of the Negroes of the vot ing privilege. Hitherto Congress has pretty much overlooked the failure of southern states to live up to the 14th amendment, and has itself violated the amendment by not administering the pen alty plainly laid down. Precisely how much wisdom or justice there was in granting the franchise to the whole Colored race immediately upon its emancipation, is still a debatable question. That fact, and the de sire in latter years to have the old animosities of the civil war re placed by a national and fraternal spirit, no doubt account for the hesitancy of the North about demanding full enforcement of the 14th amendment. 1 . The T4th amendment is the only one in the entire nineteen that specifies a penalty for non-enforcement or, if you please, an alternative. And the alternative is fundamentally right. The number of representatives a state is entitled to have should de pend somewhat closely upon its voting population. It is obvious ly unfair, for example, that 62,000 voters in Alabama should send ten representatives to Congress when 299,000, . or nearly five times as many, voters in Minnesota are allowed to send only the same number. As the number of votes each state has in the electoral col lege is directly dependent on the number of representatives, we have a situation in which the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Flo rida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Caro lina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, which cast a total vote of 1, 870.000 for President in 1916, have 126 electoral votes, while 1 706,000 voters in the state of New York have only 45 electoral votes. ,: ' . ' ' Such discrepancies presumably are due in large part to the limitation of the Negro vote in the southern states. If those states wish to continue the limitation, they are at liberty to do so on condition that they lose part of their representation. Now that a reapportionment of representation, based upon the census of 1920, is to be worked out, the question may as well be squarely faced whether the 14th amendment is to be enforced or to remain more or less of a dead letter. Form the above statement it era States are demanding equalization of representation they do it for no other reason that they are seeking an equal apportion ment of political power. In attempting to form an will be received by Southern States we may gain some idea of their-prescnt -reasoning-processes frem-the following editorial clipped from the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Times, captioned "Negro and Constitution." It states: "A task which sufficiency Constitutional Convention is that of framing new articles so a3 to completely and absolutely eliminate the Negro from politics. Lou isiana's legislation on this will not stand the test of the Supreme Court of the United States. Practically the same law in Oklahoma has been declared unconstitutional by the nation's highest tribu nal and if the issue is ever in this state as it would be if the oc casion ever arose the Supreme Court would declare invalid any federal election held under the clause. The so-called grandfather clause has worked satisfactorily up to the present time. A test has never come, and it has served to keep the Negro out of poli tics. But the issues are too important and results too far-reach-inor not to have the suffraee articles drawn so that they will keep the Negro out of politics and at the same time stand the test of the Supreme Court cf the country, if the occasion should ever arise." . Wriatever may be the reaction of the South to this proposal we may be sure that this proposal holds vast possibilities for our trood or ill and because of the fact should, command the close scrutiny and study of group investigators and students. CONCERNING THE MINIMUM WAGE. ' The Progressive Citizen of Texarkana in discussing the wil lingness of the Industrial Welfare women on it3 minimum wage scale says: It seems to the Progressive Citizen that no class of servants are more worthy of the benefits of this recent ruling than the women who do the drudgery work ple have been too long denied the just meed of their service; they have had no one at court to speak for them, and have been regarded as unworthy of the least ation consistent with their toil. It costs just as much for a the general run of those who cook goes to buy a winter coat, a pair or shoes, to pay rent, to nurchase food for herself and children she is assessed as heavily I as those for whom she works. I with others she is entitled to a ing in decency. - We truly trust that old clothes, stale grub, and a back alley room over the garage will not be substituted for the money to some journals tnat a program or this nature is to D$ introduced to keep housewives from having to increase the pay Vf their ser vants. ' -. y If good white friends would render themselves a" service that will count let them raise the wages of their faithful cooks, wash erwomen, etc. They not only earn it. thev deserve even more . .... 'than is contemplated. in hi3 new ruling. Give the Colored woman a chance." ; . ' J To such sentiments we add our heartiest Amens. It is our opinion that a minimum wage for women and children means all women and children. All servants are worthy of their hire. j Their work not their color, i3 the thinj to be considered. TnK TUIXAS the National Congress by Con law upon which the presenta as to make their representa comecture as to the spirit in states directly affected by it. feel that before these states, remove "grand-father clauses" - practices which have rendered group of their citizens the custo can be determined only in case is easy to see that while North- opinion as to how such agitation justifies the calling of the new Commission to include Colored of the world. This class of peo thought as respects a rmuner- r washerwoman, to live a3 it does labor with their hands. When a If she is expected to pay equally wage that will warrant her in liv .... . .. ...I J EXPRESS, DALLAS, TEXAS. SATHtDAY, DECEMBER 13, 11W0. TUC MIDDflD PIC f! MIL. INII II iui 1 ui PUBLIC OPINION THE NEGRO HUE TIIROUGU-OUT THE AGES. Prehistoric Chalder L .-.'' . ' (By Drusilla Dunjee Houston, President Oklahoma Training School.) History tells us that the foundation of Chaldea, ancient Balylonla was almost coincident with Egypt In fact, in the beginning of the world, they were sister colonies of a parent empire. Cushltes created Chaldea; 5000 B. C it was a civilized state. Ancient Babylonia was a division of Cusha-Dwlpa, tho' Cushlte empire of Ethiopians of Pre-historio times. Ancient authorites tell us that tho first drganlzed government of the world and the first dominion over the various tribes, was of the Cushlte race. Today archaeologists are unearthing indisputable proofs of the extreme antiquity of Chaldea. They have unearthed Babylon evidences proving that under her oldest cities, lay the foundations of other cities, which stretch back into the antcdeluvlan world. This subsantiates the old legend of the 'Deluge' upon the Babylonian tablets, that the supervisors of the Flood re turned and rebuilt upon the old foundation of Babylon, which of an earlier name was destroyed in the general overthrow. Berosos, a Chaldean priest of the temple of Bel, wrote a history of Chaldea in nine books. He gave the oldest traditions of the origin of the human i race. His works perished but fragments remain in the writings of the Greek, Hebrew and Roman Fathers. We can no longer claim that tradition does not stand for. actual facts px the life of a race. Men once claimed that ancient Troy was a myth; hut the archaeologists of today have unearthed the Troy of Greek tradition. In Crete proff are being laid bare, that the remembrance of earlier ages were acurate and true. Berosus tells us, of the earlier ages, when a multitude of men of va rious tribes inhabited Chaldea. They lived there without any order like animals. Bel, the god 'of Chaldea saw the frultfulness of the land. He sent to them from the sea a fearful fish by name of Oan. Its image half man and half fish Is still preserved. It represents men coming to them by sea in ships. Just as the first untutored inhabitants saw this wonder, men trav eling as fish through the sea, so the first impression remained unchanged as the tradition passed on down to after generations. The tradition continues, "This animal came at morning up out of the sea and passed the day with men;, but it took no nourishment, and at sun set went again Into the ocean and there remained for the night The fish taught men language and science, the harvesting of seeds and fruits and rules for boundaries of land, the mode of building ' cities and temples, arts and writing and all that pertains to. the civilization of man. This early tradition and the image of the Fish God represents a historical hap-, pening in life of undeveloped and untutored people. The Cushlte Etlioplans were a maritime people, who had long possessed the arts. The Fish-God represents a ship bringing the civilized Ethiopian, who taught the arts unknown to the aborigines of , Chaldea. It shows that civilization did not originate in Chaldea, but sprang from the Pre-historic race that proceeded them. Berosus tells us that the Chaldean traditior placed the birthplace originally as the deep antiquity was the seat of Ethioplc culture. There supremacy in the early ages was everywhere marked by progress in the industries and in science, united with myths and traditions peculiar to the Ethiopian mind. Three ships appeared upon the coasts of Pre-historic Chaldea, bringing to them the art of onized Egypt, so she colonized Chaldea, India, and Italy, introducing re ligion, science, manners, customs and art They pushed back the original inhabitants, afterwards the 8emitic tribes and their language everywhere except in the West which afterwards became Assyria. WHITE MAVS CITILIZATIOX TUMBLIXG. No man who scans the columns of our daily papers .and reads of the carnage in England, -the uprising in Ireland, the horhocides, suicides, lynch Ings and burnings in America, can dispute the fact that the white man's civilization is tumbling. : . . The bloody scenes that have attended the fall of seven 'countries Which have stood out as leaders in the world's civilization are engulfing two of the leading nations of today, namely, England and America. No wonder men of thought are beginning to discuss the domination of the white races by the Colored races. This is due to the fact that civilization is not built upon carnage and bloodshed, but upon Christianity and justice. The his toric events of Rome, Greece and all the other decadent nations that have fallen from their cynical methods are only synonymous to the conditions that exist today in America and England. Nero threw the young maidens into the arena to be devoured by lions lo order to -satiate and bring pleasure to himself and the Gladiators who surrounded him, but his acts were no more base than the mob of Mississ ippi, who walked into the temple of justice and defiled the sinewy arms of , the law by taking from the court the victim who was on trial and drag ging him through the streets until his body became inert In' this, the home cf the brave and the land of the free, and the country which boasts of its xeligIous status, JHla acts were no more jrlie lhanthe acts of the hood lums of England who are causing anarchy to run rampant over the coun try that has become more proud of its station In . the world than even America. And yet while the white races are commitlng these woeful crimes for the review of civilization, Japan, Africa, the Negro and all of the darker races are striving to become more enlightened and are drawing nearer to Him who said, "I am the way, the truth and the light" The signs of the times that forecast the. falling of Rome and Greece are vividly portrayed by the acts of the mobs In England and America. Here upon this soil where ,the Pilgrims moved their patrimony in quility men are destroying the very principles that these noble men and women came to enuciate by acts of violence which will inevitably dethrone the Anglo-Saxon race, which is fast retrograding here and. abroad. Tho white raco has been alloted the task of making the world better, and so was the Egyptian race, and when the Egyptian race failed God placed them in the malestrora of the world and that is exactly what is happening to the white white race today. No race or set of people can boast of their superiority or hold superi ority intact that tramples upon the laws of He who came to redeem the world. "I came to save and not destroy the world," was the solemn ex hortaton of the Nazarine. And et a large number of the white, race who boast of their superiority and their divine right, to leadership in the shap ing ot the world's destinies are going diametrically opposite to what they claim they are dedicated to do. They have become so busy prating about superiority and trying to hold other races in subjection until their allotted task has been overlooked. , Nearly two thousand years ago Christ thundered forth the following warning to all the world: "Verily, I say unto you that whatsoever a man sows, that shall he also reap." This is Just as true to day as it was then, and neither man or races can violate this sacred dec laration without suffering the inevitable consequence. -Times-Plaindealer. HOW ABOUT COLORED OFFICERS. Chief of Staff Major General March In his annual report states the na tion will need two hundred and eighty thousand men and nearly eighteen thousand officers for its peace time army. To obtain the men, he continues will be easy, but to obtain the officers will be most difficult Thto problem,he aays, has been rendered more difficult by the delay in the enactment of legislation governing the reorganization of the army. "We ask the next Con gress, which will be overwhelmingly Republican, and President-elect Hard ing to see to it that black America gets its Just quota of both officers and men In the new leglslalon. Not only is that race entitled to this by reason ot its numbers, but It is entitled to more than this by reason of its valiant and tal service In time of war as well as peace. Neither the next Con gress nor the next President need any argument to recognize the profound wisdom of having a goodly number of black men In the service of Uncle Sara in the trying days to come. We do feel It necessary, however, to ln fcrrn both that the black American will not be content to serve without the right to promotions from the ranks recognized. The black race will no longer be content to have only privates in the United States Army. There is no more flagrant wrong done the twelve million black Americans by the American Government than the practical denial of 1 black citizens rights as officers in the army. The World War proved, if nothing else, to the Southern Administration at Washington not only the loyalty of black men to the Stars and Stripes, but the loyalty and efficiency of black officers, and the loyalty of black men to black officers. These facts have been over whelmingly attested by a thousand reports. Nor needs General March to lament his Inability to get such officers. Much ol his difficulty In. the ob Erythrean Sea which we know In civilized life. Just as Ethiopia col quest of religious freedom and tran taining of officer, could be removed in the twinkling of an eye II r ho should recall as many as he needs of the thousands ;of W"2. w., summonarily mustered out of the service because they were ...a want black officers like Colonel Young and Colonel Davis put In comply command of the Ninth and Tenth Calvary, the Twenty-fourth and Twenty fifth Infantry. We want at least ten such Colored regiments in he new army, President Harding, and we want Colored officers in those r iwsesskse: t Dallas Express Corner 1 For Women By Juliette Lee. y CIIII.OKIV'S HAUITS. Habit formed In chllhood are very! difficult to break. The younger the child, the more quickly a habit I formed. I There experience having been o limited, they very quickly become ac- j ciiHtomed to almost any new diversion tnat may corae their way. Many lit tle things that, at the' time, seem tri vial, will have a severe effect in af ter years. One or the worst habits that young child forma Is that of thumb sucking-. Many mothers would rather bave the baby quiet and happy and auck Intf Its thumb than dissatisfied with life in general and raising Cain. But me pacitying or tne youngster Dy ims, method will cause a great deal of dif ficulty. When a child sucks Its thumb it pushes the roof of the mouth upward so that It makes a very high arch: -and as the roof of the mouth is tho j floor of the nose, the nasal space is . reduced and the septum of the nose Is pushed over either to the right or to the left usually to the left The upper teeth in front, along with the bone in which they are Imbedded, are pushed forward and upward, and the lower front teeth and the sur-1 roundlnir bona are Dushed Inward and downward so that the arranKement of the teeth, that was Intended by Na ture, is very seriously lntered with. The constant drawing,. from sucking the thumb, extends to the accessory cavities and there Is almost a certain ty that adenoids will be deveolped If this habit Is continued for any con siderable period. Thumb sucking Interferes with the shape of the face, the mouth, the nose, the position of the teeth, the ability to masticate and changes the tone of the voice. Don't you think It Is rather an ex pensive method of amusing a chlldT ' Those who have allowed their chil dren to keep up this undesirable hab it for a number of years have been the Indirect cause of Inconvenience, disease and disfigurement to the chil dren. The time to stop a child from suck ing Its 'thumb Is the first time you see It do the act. ' Start rlsht and don't let up -until the habit la broken. . AUNT PATSY'S FORUM. Dear. Aunt Pat: I want a home, but we can't seem to Ret started. I think I'll Just get me Home swell furniture and it will be out of the way whenever we do get a home. Yours truly, . Laura. My Dear Laura: You truly have a very perplexing problem on hand. A borne should be the first goal set by all young mar ried people, but It takes a nice sum to begin with well and getting this Initial "nest egg" Is the hardest task one usually encounters. So few are willing to make the necessary sacri fice to begin with and It seems so much easier to surround yourself with1 beautiful furture which you can manage on the "easy term plan'.' But, my dear, I am convinced tnat those persons who forego buying fine fur niture, buying only what they actually need and begin laying aside a few dol lars for a first payment on a home arrive at their goal the- sooner. They eventually get the home and the good furniture nor home to show for thnir ihiF. it nhowa thrift and re spectability to have something but If; you want, iu piay naicij ..tow . best not to buy hih priced furni ture, pianos and cars before you have a location for them. The chief point after all with either plan you may se lect Is "sticktuitiveness." Lovingly, - AUNT PAT. SILVER , ANNIVrtHAIlT CKl.EHRA TIRT. Mr. end Mrs. Homer Holller were at home to their many friends Dec. 7th. Tho occasion being the celebration of their 25th wedding anniversary. The family residence was attractively ar ranged for the event, no detail as to beauty, comfort of guest nor ease of movement had ' been overlooked. The reception opened at 4:30 p. m., when Mr. and Mrs. Holller assisted by ten matrons, all most charmingly attired received hearty congratulations until 6:30. At 8 o'clock a family dinner Was served at which Miss Skull, sis ter of the bride was guest of honor, having come from the home In Gal veston to Join In the festivities. The house party was also included. Prompt at 9:30 the younger element began to arrive for the dance. The dance pavillion was gorgeously deco rated and pleasing favors made glad the hearts of the dancers at frequent intervals. Qood music and delicious ASKS EARLY COKfSlnF.RATIOJf AWD I'ASSAfJK OF THE OVER ANTI LYNOIII1VG BILL. RVF.HY COIV GRKSSMAN KIMtS I'KTITION OH UKSK WHEN CONGRESS OPENS. Washington. D. C, Dec. 18. Today when Congress opened every member of the House of Representatives found on his desk a petition from the Na tional Equal Rights League urging him to do his utmost t secure early confederation and final passage of the Dyer Anti-lynching Bill, which Is No. 127 on the House Calendar. The petition signed by the Pres. M. A. N. thaw, calls attention to the continuance up to this very day of lynching, unabated, unchecked, undi minished In frequency and savegery and cities this as ample proof of the Inability of state Jurisdiction to cure the civil and disgrace to the nation. President Shaw started a movement for a million dollar defense fund be longing to and controlled by the race at a mammoth meeting In his Bos ton church, Nov. 30th and today start ed - from Boston for a speaking tour of S week in the Middle, Western and Border States. LIMITING OF IMMIGRATION WOULD HELP NEGRO LABOR. (A. N. P.) Washington. D. C, Dec. 18. Several members of Congress are Insisting that all Immigration to the Unite States be stopped Immediately, and that no foreigners be permitted t enter until after the new Immigra tion bill Is passed, which will be six months or more- from- now. Fifteen million men, women arid children of all social and economic classifications, representing every na-, tionality In Europe, are fighting for; passage to the united states, accor ding to reports submitted by seven teen transatlantic steamship company representatives to Frederick A. Wallls, commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Islund. Every seaport city and town along the western and southern coasts of Europe they said. Is crowded with persons, who. In their eagerner nens to leave for this country, have sold their homes and everything they possessed. Passports offices abroad were reported to be beselged with applications. Thev also expressed the opinion that 6.0(10.000 Germans and Austrian are packed up and ready to sail aa soon as the United States makes peace with their governments. THRIFT BANK ORGANIZATION. PRO CEEDS RAPIDLY. Dallas, Tex. Dec. 18. Wltn School Government Thrift Hanks either In operation or In process of organiza tion In the thirty-odd schools In the city of Dallas, the movement Is rap Idly sweeping tha country, according to the Government Havings Dlvielon In Dallas. The notable steps In Dal las during the past ten days hav been organlxatlon of banks In Central wedding refreshments added to the charm of the evening. Many and beau tiful tokens In harmony with the oc casions were every where In evidence. The management of this nmglniflclent. entertainment was in the hands- or Mr. and Mrs. David Hughes, son and daughter of the bride and groom and charming members of the newly-weds. They presented every prospect of be ing well able to continue the ocJ standard set by their distinguished parents. THE rniSCIlXiA ART CLUB. The P. A. C.'s held their weekly meeting with Mrs. J. H. Dodd on Pearl street. The meeting was held on Thursday on account of the wed- , ding anniversary of one of the mem bers. The usual routine of work was the order of the day. Final plans were made for the annual mid-year enter tainment given by the club which will occur on Dec. 29th. Miss Skull of Galveston, was guest of the club and made a delightful deport of her interest in the club ever since its i or ganisation, praising Its accomplish ments and predicting its opportunity for wholesome good In ths future. The hostess served pie ala-mode. ' Delicious confection of her own prep aration, which easily places her in clans A In the clulnary art. THR CORTICFLLI ART CLUB. The Cortlcelll Art Club held Its reg ular weekly meeting at the home of Mrs. Isaacs, 313 Cliff Street, Oak Cliff. Six members responded with quota-. tions to the roll call. We are proud of the members of our club for they are putting forth their best efforts to make every minute count snd are working hard and xealously to make the year's work "a succeus. It was augpestcd by the members through our worthy president that our next meeting be held at Mrs. Lane's home on Thomas avenue, Jan. 3rd, 1921, giving us time to do our Christmas shopping. The hostess served a fruit salad course with cheese straws. M. E. BREWER, Reporter. GOOD THINGS FOR CHRISTMAS. ' Kralt Salad. To make a rery pretty Christmas salad as well as a very delicious on take thick slices of canned pineapple and plac on lettuce leaves. Cut a banana In about two-Inch pieces and place In the middle of slices of pin eappple and place a maraschino cherry on top of the banana. Serve with mayonnaise over the pineapple. This salad looks like little Christmas can dles lighted at each place. Cheese Wafers. Cut thin slices of bread and spread with butter and cream cheese that has been grated. Roll up In the little rolls as you Would Jelly roll, place In a hot oven and toast. These are de licious served with salad, but they must be served while crisp and Just out of the oven. Ilum Pudding. 1-2 pound rslsins. 1-2 pound chopped suet S cups bread crumbs. .1-2 cup brown sugar. ' Grated rind of 1-2 lemon. Orated rind of 1-2 orange.-1-2 cup flour. 1-2 pound currants. 2 eggs. 1-2 cup of milk. Mix the dry ingredients thoroughly. Heat tho egtrs, add them to the milk and pour over the dry mixture. Mix thoroughly, pack In greased tins, lonvlnv soace of one Inch at the top of each. Tie on the lids and boll for ten hours. Keep In a cool place until needed. Serve with hard sauce or whipped cream. Wat llon-bons. Take two cups granulated sugar, ono-half cup of sirup and one-fourth cup hot water and a small pinch of cream of tartar. Iloll to the soft ball stage. Pour Into different plates. In one plate put a little melted choco late and a fourth teaspoon of vanalia, on another plate pour a few drops of red coloring and flavor with straw berry, on another pour a little yellow coloring and flavor with orange or lemon; the last may be left clear or flavored with pistachio. Drop about a dozen almonds on each plate. Stir each plate until sirup turns creamy and nutmeat Is well coated with sug ar. Separate each nut and nlaca on waxed -paper to dry. Peanut Brittle. 1 quart roasted peanuts. ' 1 lb. granulated sugar. ' Shell the peanuts; remove the skins and roll them through the meat chop per. Melt the sugar over the fire; add the peanuts: mix and turn out on greasea marble slab or large greased cut into, squares and break apart. Oak Cliff ,flan Jacinto, Milam, Reagan, the Oak. Cliff High School and three of the Negro schools. The Texas Con gress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher Association, which Is co-operative with the Treasury Department, has been very active In fostering this work in the Schools of Texa since the annual State meeting of the Con gress in Dallas In November when delegates observed the workings of the School Government Thrift Bank and the Student Thrift Messenger sys tem of the John Henry Brown School. Wide spread Interest in tho organiza tion of School Government Thrift Banks outside of the city at Dallas Is shown by the dally mall of the Government Savings Division. Thurs day mall brought an even core of letters containing notifications of or ganizations of Thrift Banks in school of formation of plans for their or ganization and specific . promise to immediate future. The Bailey Ingllsh School of Bon ham has Its organization for tempoi-. m7n.0P,eI.atl1on' n,l w reach a per manent basis soon. Seymour, according to Superintendent J. F. Kemn li working on the thrift bank plan. ?.an orenlzation set up. Ter T,"! itarper' dltar of of "The Live oak, San Antonio, comments favor ably on the organization of School Government Thrift Banks In all San rntT2mmSCh.1;' Llllla Mlkeski il!" beginning the work la one of the rural school of Bell Cpun- nta2-v''ile . cho- whh mad ver In ?h,irT8t rcor' of Texa. last year In thrift and savings, according t?-iiDrilnLennt "lackmonaol Principal R. Reece Is going forward again thl year. President R L? Lew. is. of the McAllen School Bord. f.I vors and is Joined by Superintendent Ul,1,.y' Ei J Kurt", secretary niTscnoof. the Th"" "X Dr. Mary G MrReynolds of Call- ornFederh.? "r,rl"VnB ,n Dallas' wrot. Director Hume here to commend the plan and urge Its uml Postmaster E. A. Shelton, of EI Paso urges each school to organize a W o,7V Jhrlft R.nk' "hTme mZh rector f H Zt Cyfr: Thrift DU it lZX pSlrU ? htt" , Thrlft nank rects the thrift work nnd saw to thl organization of a Thrift Bank In ihl Douglas School at Tyler, jfexa. JOHN W. LEWIS "PEAKS" IN PITTS- Plttshnrgh, 'pa.,N' Dec 1 w- ef?-----S iiy Amusement Company. Mr twi. Co,?' t-vrngT eenydi! M? & -