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?Saw Tsrt. Warte Building: ?????*?G?t1?-?? Batidla--: SL ^"J"*
?%jt-Pte?ttli Batidlo*; Detroit. Fort BuUdlog; Kansas-City. Mo., Bryant
Dafty and Snodar. ?0 centa per month: ?'.?a per yaar:
DeDy aast Sundar. to centa par month; ??50 per year. Dell y only.
?? centa per month; ii.00 per year. ,
Bnter-t? at tbe poet office at Washington. D. C- as ?econd elaaa mall
amtter. _
"Seems Like a Pipe Dream."
Tne shipping clerk checked off the last box hoisted upon the
?toy aad then lit a cigarette "Gee, whizz." he ejaculate?), 'last year
at this tone I wa* going 'over tbe top' with a bench o? ! iddies.
There were nineteen of us. I was one of the four that came through
ab?? aad the only one of the bunch that didn't get a scralch. Cosh,
when I think about the war, it seems like a pipe dream'"
It seems like a pipe dream to as, too. when we look around at
tbe bustling, bustling, happy throngs of the present day and then
try to recall the strain and the stress and the fear and trouble of
? yew ?go.
It seems like a pipe dream to think that fat old Hindenburg and
foxy old Ludendorff ever had enough power to worry us. (By the
way, is that the way to spell their names? We've nearly forgotten
It seems like a ? ipr dream to think that we had to put forth
the enormous force we did to Hck a bunch of weaklings who turned
tail and whined for an armistice at the very first indication that thr
war woold be carried into their own country.
And when we think of the Kaiser and the clown quince and
the six or seven sanctified son., however many there were of them
we can't recall, it seems like a pipe dream to try and remember
that they were once extremely important in this little oW world.
Just think of it, the Kaiser was once important!
When the Kaiser frowned the weather clouded op and it rained
all erver the globe, according to thr impression his adherents tried
to create. And when he smiled, if he ever did smile, the sun came
out and the earth obediently danced and giggled and registered hal
lowed joy.
The Kaiser arid the clown quince important?
Cosh, as the shipping clerk says, it sure seems like a pipe
dream to remember that they once were!
\fter the conference decides what men should do, the next step
will be to find somebody who isn't opposed to doing what he should
Our chief trouble is that most of us are determined to rock the
boat until given our own way about things.
Changing Forms.
The movement to bring about certain modifications in the rituals
*??' the Protestant I-.pisropal Church is significant as a tendency rather
than because of the material importance of the changes proposed.
Leaders in America of this most conservative of Protestant
-hurehes contemplate no radical action in their ecclesiastical delibera
tions, and to the layman their attitude ?seems anything but revolu
Rut when, at the triennial general convention in Detroit, it was
decided that sessions of the house of bishops shall no longer be
held in secrecy, precedent was boldly set aside.
"'''pen revenants, openly arrived at," has been a plea of pro
grcssrres within the church for twenty years.
Other changes in church government and religious forms may be
This is a day of change.
The spirit of the church, however, is untouched. What is im
mortal endures.
And ?? with the changes taking place in secular institutions.
They teWeh only the outside; they dispense only with that which
is outworn or outgrown.
The old-fashinned consumer of John Barleycorn has a hunch
that all thi?- disorder is occasioned by the effort to deprive man of
his natural beverage.
There are two kinds of workmen in America: Natural-born
sitrroletons, and those who save a part of the high wages they are
getting now.
Safety First.
Xo amount of safety devices will totally overcome human careless
ness in the matter of accidents.
The presence of safety devices often increase the disregard of
Very often we think that where safety devices are present there
is no need of care.
The number of accidents have been reduced in all their classifica
tions, but still ?So per cent of the accidents are due to carelessness.
Tt is very rare, for instance, that the owner of a new building or
^anyone not ased to it is ever injured in climbing about during its con
struction. The reason is that they are unused to it and are careful.
Usually it is the workman who is injured?the one used to
climbing about a new building as a mattet of every-day occupation.
He becomes so used to it that Ite fails in even ordinary precaution.
Sailors say that it is never the novice who falls and is injured in
??limbing about boats and on and off docks.
Usually it is the old sailor who is doing it every day of his life
and by his one time failure to use care.
Many old travelers will remember the old Union Station at
Columbus, Ohio, where everyone walked over the tracks to and from
There were hundreds of trains each day and thousands of persons
crossing the tracks, but not in tbe memory of the oldest employe of
the station was any one of them ever killed or injured.
The reason being that all recognized the danger.
?? were careful.
When tbe present station at Columbus was constructed there were
?tail wajs leading down to the trains so that it was no longer neces
sary for anyone to cross the tracks.
The new station had not been opened thirty days until two per
sons were killed?one a passenger and the other a railroad employe.
They were carries* and in spite of all physical devices of caution.
Tbere are fewer accidents in the hazardous occupations than
ordinary ooes.
Crwwwl? ? iim, the hazard tbere are relatively few casualties in the
nanmaUSmU ?ad handling of high explosives.
Everyone knows the hazard and uses doe caution.
There are more accidents about the farming industry than any
Farmers arc frequently working long distances from their barn? or
tool houses, and in their operations they use a fence rail or a club
rather than take the time to go after ?.crowbar or the proper hammer.
Tbe prevention of accidents is just ?? per cent more a question of
mental atfttade thaa physical de-vice? ?natal attitude ia our own
ean-bon mA ?h seeing to it that others Me eantioo
The Senate is reminded that one reason for Russia's downfall
was the universal desire of the natives to stand around and talk.
The laborer is worthy of his hire, provided he is one who can be
trusted te do good work without constant and minute direction'
?? ahmt tamm ?
# ' s
New Tork. Oct 11 -*A par? frota,
tba diary of a modern flamt-el P-epys:
Up bet.rne*. Um day betas faul, and
I bercKjaned myself ondar tb? want
of money for a erect new fur-coat,
my old one hangs badly aad is taw
dry. Thia day I met A. M. Andrews,
tbe banker, who Is well ?poke and
hath a cremt yacht and with my wife.
poor wretch, win travel on tbe bai-v-ie
a half day.
At breakeast. M tetras? Zoe came
sad we bad a great cooking of egga
with bam and a slrrop newly come
from Vermont which did make us
sat more than our fill. Great talk
tbst all tbe scriveners and editors
may go to ?? trago on account of
tbe printing man's strike, yet I bone
Abroad fn a public enact, -and wore
j my new boots, very fine, and saw
1 ram* D??-.?..???.. TE* 13-_ iL. II ? - _SAL
on Broa?!way F. Pox, the limner, with
? bravely turned walking stick and.
I too, I aaw Anna Held'? daughter,
?Mistress Una. wearing a smart RtiS
sian turban of silver and .gold cloth.
w. Dodge, tbe play man, asme
from behind and clapped me on the
1 hark snd ? was tempted to hid? word*
with him. It being a custom lha?
?Iwav-* Incites me to temper and ?
And that all men with little meat
on their hone.?, ss the saying is. re
sent this and y ft the corpulent mind
it not at all. But W. noothed me
with a nob> beaker of orange juice.
Tn the late afternoon home where
! came F. Kelly snd other? telling me
of a lot of foolery about F.'s wumpf
I berry plantation in an Imagined place
? called Oombalollo snd msklng claim*
; fnat the wTiropf-b*?rr/ Ik like the gish
berry. only more pithy. And L?. Oif
fen came with Babe Ruth, who Is
? a mighty batter, and m to sppear in
; a pictur*? play, .-*. sturdv young tnnn
? snd modest wltbal. And so to bed.
, There *?> a certain lawyer In ifsn
hsttan whose r! tents seem entirelv
? composed of underworld folk. The
' other day a prisoner, who had been
[picking pocket"* in the subway, waa
?on Mat. Evidence was r*M> saack
I against him snd the prosecutor kept
: rff err ine to the prisoner a? "Al Mor
; rt??." "The defendin* lasryer resented
'thi* and aever-A? time* made oMee
tion. saying: "Your honor. Al Mor
ii?? may be ? pickpocket ond a man
1 witti a record, but thi.?. is -not A]
Mo rr's; this is ?Triarles Morri? " Th?*
pro.?4?cutor paid lltflf attention and
continued calling thf prisoner Al
Flnallv the Jury brought tn a ver
dict of guilty.
Before being led away, the pris
oner turned to his lawyer and ?Aid:
"You did the beet you eoaM for me.
Tt Is tough, but T*m thankful for yonr
: efforts. So rood-try ?
"<*?ood-by, AI." ssid the lawyer.
Oo-wn on Astor Place fhere ta an
advert..?fmfnt for a rlrl Tet the
I fas* ravruired 1? a difficult one. Tt
read?- "Gir- wanted to sew button*
on the fourth floor ?
A rather middV-aged gentleman
stepped pnfftnglv and with dlfllcnlty
out nf an open-faced carriage in front
of the Waldorf the other afternoon.
"Well." he said to the driver as he
paid htm. "? have had a great run
for my money " Three block* from
the hotel hi? feat broke through the
bottom of the cab and be couldn't
make hira*elf heard above rhe roar
of trafftc.
T*.ttle Bee Palmer, who auddenly
di?appcared from thf? ?notlight of the
lahimmy ?'age. returned last week -n
; some new eh i vers ro the accompani
nv nf of a brass bend all her own.
G ?aw her to *he aynoopated tune of
"Vamp" tbe other afternoon, and the
aud iene- cheered?whether the son-y
or ?himmy ? do not profess to know.
Where the Germs Get In
RfTncBT p?.??.
??????? <.?*???!. i:. ?. I'nblla
Health KervOr.
Tt la important to take ?rood care of
the teeth. If tbey are allowed to rte
eay. th? food cannot be maatleated.
indigestion reaultLa. and th* bod*? Is
not properly nourished. The bony
portion? of tile law-* which bold the
teeth In place are absorbed after the
t?*th fall out. ?llowln- the cheeks to
?Ink tn. which make.? the face look
lone and thin.
Dental di-cay 1* caused t-y fermen
tation of small parti?le*? of food which
?are permitted to remain In the crevi
ce? between the teeth. Th? ferment*
tiofi I? due fo bacteria and results In
th? formation of acids which dissolve
th* lime salts of tbe teeth.
Th* hard white outalde ?seating of
the teeth, known *a th* enamel, is
flirt attacked Thi? bs destroyed at
I ?pots where th? food is lodcvi and the
! ?-?fter interior substances of the tooth
: is exrstxscd: thi.? I* rapidly eaten
?away, and a cavity Is formed which
? increase.? in sise until only a hollow
I shell of enamel remains. The nerves
! of the teeth are extremely sensitive.
and severe pain or toothache i.? pro
duced when dental dec?y extends Into
a tooth.
An atxscess or ciamboli may form at
I the root of a tooth. Thi? causes a
| throbbing pain, ?rwelllntr and fever. It
?usually breaks through the ram. dis
charsnn?; pu?, with relief of the s; mp
'loms; .?'ometime?, however, the Innsm
tmatlon extend* to the bone, em?n? in
? its necrosis or death. Occa.-ton:il!y
pus organism.? are absorbed Into the
! Mood and blood poisoning ensues.
An unclean mouth make* an Ideal
! home for the microbe? which cause
pyorrhea dentali* or Ttige*? disease.
By I li?to*?I> VAltCL-E ?????.
Quite a few days a?ve as it roirht be
A man was erected. '"r>vMted"* ** the
Which tT*<?*lB**a*ion, It'? aeedle?? to
Means a man. as a man, ahould he
??upright."* and "straight."
At about the same time. It Is com
monly sai.l.
III.? face was affixed to the front .of
hie he-Hi.
: Which was meant as a hint, and In
tended to laat. ?
?That hia futur? ? further ahaad than
hi? past.
His hands were well Angered to dig ta
aad dutch. -
But were made so as not to retain
very much.
Which would seem to imply that their
adequate use
la not only to arai?, but at times to
let looae.
His Jaws were constructed and also
so hung
As to form a fine boa for enclosing
Ms tongue.
Which mama? aa ptoJn aa a twto*
uttered rut,
Hia mouth la Intended at times to be
His body was ?wung and his driving
gear jointed.
His feet ware prelected ?nd properly
,WhJeh token?, and really the symbol
la emme.
Ha ought to mere? forward, forever
Ot*Jr-*U*?w1te4f ?ULUSm?
It mama um ??? evo-y ima. 1 <V4
-Was * Tit?mi?A atl A *4oi*a?
tau 1 kit? *?-*>
et?. ** ? ??a? ?**w *?*"*?
**?,j- t-?UH ?-e *?*
**?*??*?** ?r__s**<.n?
?.*,?? ??!?*??*??*
J*tm* V*A *?>?*
**\^ A^?io?? 1* on t?i^ f tmk?^
By Tke OccmouI Prophet
Genuine rumbling.? of a Repub
lican Presidential boom whfrh wilt
he heard ip dead firn-M tn the Kaitt
and throughout th" country soon
are unmistakable in Dit noia, ac
cording to a dispatch from Spring
The movement to mak(> ijovrrnor
Frank O- I.owdcn President thus
far ha* been compar?t i ve! y incori-.
spicuous. Though reluctant to de-**
clare tifmaelf in absolute ? gre*?? ment
with the hopes of hi.*? supporter?*.
powerful friend.*, of th.? governor'
assured newspaper men that C?o\?-1
t-rnor l.?owden ?m in the race, and
that he wll! have the solid backing'
of the Ilinol? delegation.
Under the leadership of State
Chairman Smith. the governor's,
friend* are preparing for the fray.
Sentiment throughout Illinois Is
said tn hack Governor Uw*1"n al
most to a man. The rank snd file
of the party Is -satisfied with his ad
ministration record, and it is rein- [
f or ted by a sentimental regard on ,
the part of thosf who believe in a
men who ha* risen from poverty ?
?nd obscurity to a post of rc.-pon- ,
slbility. ?
The boyhood ?tor.** of now Low-i
den. the son of a Minnesota black-i
smith, walked behind hi* father's j
prairie schooner to the State of
Iowa, where, like Abraham Lincoln. ,
lie struggled for an education, i
taught school, eventually worked
hi* way through two universities,
and began his career a* a young,
Chicago lawyer with nothing hut
hi* brain* and character, Anally
reaching the governorship, i* now
being told around the State by the i
governor'* friends.
Illnois farmers. business m**n and ?
Republican county leader* here and ?
there are declaring themseine*
every day for __-owden. A* for the |
governor himself, it !* *aid_. he ?? ?
letting hla friends do the booming ?
The governor ha* assured his I
friend* that his ambition I* to re-?
tire to hi* farm after his term a*
governor expire*. The governor*?.
supporter* pay he In more ttian a !
favorite son candidate and that j
they are receiving assurances from'
outside that indicate he will be one
of the leading candidates on the
flrat ballot, with an excellent chance
of being the ?holce of the conven
Bos??Can't you tin* something to '
do? OtTIc* Boy-Oee, whir' Am I
expected to do the work, and And it.
too??Boeton Transeript
A ?rent?How ?re you rettln? on
with your Incubator* Farmer Meder
irra???Why, the dem thine hain't
laid a etc sine- I got lt.?Dallas
"t'nele Ned. they tell me you re
member seeing Tecumseh." "No, ?ah.
My father lister remember seeing him
and 1 remember seeing: my father."?
L-oulsvlIle Courier-Journal.
** Hari-Kari.
A Bolshevist'?? dofense I? his worst
Indictment.?Phi Li delph i a Imiulrer.
ppiHT Yl.R
Nose VPHi.i
l?> Ti ? ?
To y ? r.
Hy John Kewdrlrk ????..
(retTfyrighse, 191*1. hy the Mriliw V ?mapw
>?*??.-_. e?te ?
blight hour? to toil, and eight hours
to play.
And eight in ?|et?p to dream away.
Make up for m? a pleasant day.
i .specially when l h roi?h it all
In Winter, Summer. Spring and Fall.
True Love in ever at my call.
Aalkor af ?Kki-uh. af ? ?aemmrt
Ciri." ia lu cope ta Write ?a
Topi?-? of \ artrd Interest
far Tke Herald,
laondon. Oct. 11? Phrenology, and
"scientific character study." al'.hough
ridiculed by senou.? scientisti?, are
the fad of lhe day In '.?ndon Profes
sional students of cranial bumps are
making fortunes. Discharged soldiers
spend their precious shilings to be ad
vised as to what career to take up.
There is a tiny shop in tauugate Clr
frtrni the window of which the
pictured face of ,. oodrow look?:
calmly out over the crashing traffic :
of busses, lome. Hfid cabs. At his I
'left ??? ? portrait of t'lemencaau. at,
his ris-ht* one of ori-indo. and below 1
him ih?? leonine head of Lloyd George
But Wilson i.? the magnet which at
present draws all ? yes. Beneath each *
picture is printed a character sketch .
rms?M on a study of head measure
ments. Always a crowd I? before this
window intensely interacted. Often '
then* |. a queue of men ?nd women ?
lined up alone Kleet street a down
yard.? waiting to enter Ulta tiny studio
which if? presided over by the busiest
woman in laondon. Mra. Staekpoole K.
O'TVll. Phrenologist.
I opened the door of the little stadio. ;
banctnc the knee? and elbows of 'tre
patient waiters, who were p?' ked
within like sardines. From behind ?
curtain trickled a conversation be
tween Mf. Staekpoole ?nd ? fitter, j
"If you hit th?t description of the'
American Prraiilcnt In yO'ir window:
from ft' humn^ on his head, madam. '
I am thinking you can teil me what
I hart best do for a llvlnlg. I used to
drive a truck and get 26 shilings a
week for doing IL I'm fed up.
"I was thinking a bit of going out
to America. They say man hss got
a ?hance there and not many old- I
fashioned idc.i? to buck. The Ameli-1
ran Pr?sident has c??t a head on him |
you know?balance, accuracy of Judg- j
ment. knowledge or cause and effect, j
love of justice, conscience, reason, ?
caution, and hope?that's what yourj
chart in the window ?ays about him." j
There was silence a momeDt. the|
lady phrenologist evidently taking
measurements of the head of the fed
up young man and making calcula
tions upon them. Prcjiently she an
"You won't need to drive a truck.
Why don't you try' electrical work?
You have mechanical ability. 1 will
Five you a delineation and you can
study it at leisure. You can rely upon
It. Do you know thet tbe American
electrif?al inventor never knew lie had
the inventive faculty until a phrenol
ogist told him? As for Lloyd George.
**? years aito, when he had Ju?t come
?lown from Wale? and wss studying
tn tv a lawyer, my husband told him
to go into politics instead and learn
public sneaking at once. He thanked
him for his advice many times aft
erward and sent all his chlkSren to
us for readings."
Germant Hide Hnj-e Gun?
(Fl-och Wiretaw, Sfvr.ce Dilpatch in the Sew
Tort Time? l
Where nre th? big prune with which
the Hermans bombarded Paris dur
ine- the last few months of the war? (
hi a Question frequently asked bot
In and oniside of Germany A re
cent issue of the Bertiner Tageblatt
?how? that this question wns pro
pounded by one of its representatives
to Maj. Trepper. formerly attached
to the Oet-man war ministry, and a
participant in the armistice parleys,
the major also belnrf aaked whether
Oermany had pledged herself to hsnd
over these guns. Maj. Trepper Is miot
eri as replying that Oermany had
given no such pledge and as a.ldinR.
"If the French newspapers want to
know whose these guns are. they
can be told that they are well hidilen
snd guarded in our fortresses on the
coast. "
Welcome Hone.
Michael O. Economy of Kansas
City has .returned home after -two
years In France with the Quarter
master's Corps.?The Kansas City
He Never Did? *
Still, we observe, that the. farmer
haa no objection to putting by a
lot of daylight saving?.?Tbc Phila
delphia. Inonii-sr. .
Such Is Life
As It Is Seen
Classical Dancer?Doctor. 1 want
to be vse?mated ?omewhere where
It won't show. ?
Doctor?My dear young lady, I'm
afraid III have to do it internally.
?Columbia Jester.
Visitor (vie win s esplanade)?
You hav? sums up "Keep off the
--rass." but I notice you don't en
force them.
Host?They are ther? so that the
rsecple will mnre thorouchly enloy
being on the grass.?Boston Tran
The miyor of a far inland town
wa? about to engage a preacher for
the new church.
"Parson, **a aren't by any chance
a Baptist, be ye"?
"No. net necessarily. Why*"*
"Wal. I was lust a-goin' to say
we have to haul our water twelve
milea."?Chr1?tian Advocate.
"Ah. the weather man: How about
a little ahewer today?" "Don't ask
me. If you need one. take it."?
Houitdn Post.
New Penti*? fin Fr-aaen Beg* W
you take g?.?* Broncho ???-Will ft
huM If I don't* N??w Dentist?It will.
Broncho Bill-Then, ?tranter, for
>our sake 1 rs-ckon Td better take
lt.?Boston Tranecrlpt.
"-Mira lalUy.fthis Is the silly sea
son." Trua, but If you are going to
offer yourself in marriage I call that
carrying a joke too far ? Uiuisv-ille
Blnk??Th? under crest to that
chicken pi? you brought m? waa
abominably tough. Wslt*r ? Ther?
wasn't any undercrust to that pia
sir: It waa served oa a paper plate,
and yenT* eaten it.?Detroit New?
.loeeph ?LTsainmlngs ("hase, the por
trait painter, teli? the story of ? Con
necticut fahner who n?vcr would
admit that he didn't know all about
anything that might come up.
At a county fair h* ?vas invited
upon the platform, and the ma
gician extracted a rabbit frem his
flowing beard.
"Ha: Ha:" laughed his wife when
he returned to the audience, "now
you. can't say you expected that."
"Wa'al?no?thet t?, not exactly.
Fur two day? I been feelin' some
thin' goiikg on In them Whiskers o'
mine, but I couldn't quite make up
my mind 'twas a rabbit.**?Phil
adelphia North AmrrlcCn.
"What did her father *?y when
you asked permission to marry hi.?
"T didn't ask him."
?Tou didn't?"
"No. She and her mother ssid it
wasn't necessary They were run
ning affaira la that hou??."?Detroit
Free Ptcss.
"Too claim there ar* microbes
in kisses?" she asked the young
"There are,"" he said.
"What disease do they hring"
she asked
"Palpitation of the heart,"?
Ijidies' Home Journal. "*
Every day Is panacea dav at the
Pan-American Building. ? bo-lis*/!*.**
Still, the home-coming of CoL ?. If.
will not greatly relieve the House
shortage-??LThlcago News.
Too bod that Maori?? caanot be
moved into Russia.?Albany Journal.
Bed Is th* popular color In Cincin
nati and Oary. We like the Cincin
nati shade better.?Syracuse Prat
Stand? rd.
At the present rate of tabor o-gani
xation it won't be long before th?
rest of us can organize Into one small
union.?Springfield Republican.
Sometime? we feel that tree versa?
must hav? got Its name bevL-ao*? no
one would pay for it ?PhUadelph ia
North American.
Bot Whv The "Now.
Wo trust that the writer who
says "Cleveland is now one of the
finest cities in the country" was
making no invidious insinuation
concerning Secretary Baker's pres
ent residence In Washington.?Th?
Philadelphia _
'Round the
The pleasant path we're bound to
Because wa know It's there.
However mack It's tangled up
In crooked ways ef care
?Margaret Scott Hall.
?nettare fer Maates*? Bre.k
A picture worthy the brush of a
master was presen ted *?n the green
sward near the hospital building of
the U. 8. Soldiers' Home recently.
Former soldiers aad sailors of every
war in which this country has been
engaged since Gens. Scott and Tay
lor successfully Invaded Mexico In
1147. to the world war recently end
ed, were photographed in maneuvers
aad groups by the cameraman of
street, n? veterans wore uniforms
and ranged In age from 19 to 97
yearn. As tn illustration of the sev
eral typea of American fighting men
of the paat 72 years It will be of
historic value.
Tbe -war with Mexico In 1847 was
represented by John Harmon. 97.
who Is confined to a wheel-chair in
the hospital. Joseph Dunwoody. ?5.
and John C. Rogue represented the
Civil War. The Indian wars had aa
representatives G W. Horton and
Paul Schneider, stalwart regulars.
The war with Spain and the Inci
dental insurrection In the Philip
pines were represented by H. M.
Knight and J. Walter Mitchell. Fore
most in the group of those who fol
lowed the flag in the recent war with
Germany was Miss Margaret Elma
Naylor. a pretty blonde who served
as a yeoman IF). Gall T. Judd.
commander of President's Own Gar
rison. Army and Navy Union, was in
the world war group wearing the
uniform of a warrant officer of the
Navy: Sergt--MaJ. T. H Harris. In
the full dress uniform of the Marine
Corps, and First Bergt. Warter H.
Casey, of the Infantry. 6tephen F
Tlllman. aged 19. wa? a trumpeter
with Gen. Pershing when he crossed
the Rio Grande into Mexico 1n 191?.
and George Campbell, familiarly
known as "Uncle Sam." also was
What AWat L-seat SanVageT
Twining City, P. ?X, writes to in
quire what has become of the move
ment for suffrage in the District
which was the plum center of in
terest some weeks ago. I have also
received a letter from JAMES
GLEASON* on the same subject.
Among other things he says: -
"Have the antis laid' the sof
frane ghost which stalked ?bout
-sverai months ago and threatened
! to assume material form? What
i has become of that press eommit
j tee that w-as orcanised with ?*o1.
: WIHFIBU) JONES a? chairman*
i As the time for holdln- tbe Distrie?
I Democratic and Republican pr1
j maries draw? nearer it behoove.
j the ?nffracists to awaken and 'ret
: buxy.' l>et us pledce those to be
! elected delegates to the Presiden
tial nominating conventions to in
sist that both of the big pol it .-al
'parties Insert District surTrare ind
I home rule planks in their? plat -
! forms."
fire?test ef All ??.I?.
Rev. -JOHN DAVIS, president ?'
the American National Rfble School,
lit"? Vermont avenue northwes?. high
ly commends the purpose of The
Washington Herald in printing the
Bible as a serial. "There is pleas
ure and probt in Bible studies" is
jone of his sayings, ?'oupled with It,
Rev Davis ?ays :
Take thi? ?s your motto of serv
ice?There is honor, .lignity and re.
, wa-d in honest and faithful service
Ito God and man The teachings of
?the Bible aiv noted for ?iraplifttv.
'adaptability, rapidity and durability.
? The Bible makes ??? people good and
1 good people better, wreak peonie
I strong, and strong people stronger "
: Rev. Uriah Prowthro and Kdrar
Newton ere tioe presidents of the
Bible School. Revs. Joseph C Hark
tet* and H J. Stevens. secretaries
j R-v. Frank Johnson, treasurer ? ?. .
j eon N. G. Richardson, financia! ?ser
? Wltfc CAPT,
own W??lat
A colored youth who
half-way guilty of a mlsdemeaaoa
faeed Judge JOHN P. McMAHOM b
tbe polios court It was a aha
where ign?ranos rather than eriam
inaltty or vlcioneneas prompted tl*
young man ta ne ?mit the o*e*jM
Judge McMahen with his usual cara
fulness in diagnosing eanae and efi
feet in matters that com. beton
him. decided to take tbe prisoner"!
personal bond?.
"Stand up. boy.* Clerk CAIO??
BEUL, HOWARD commanded Th
you acknowledge yourself to be Ii
[ ethl to the United States in the eta?
', ot one hundred dollars, to br levtat ,
upon your goods aad chattels, landj *)
and tenements?
At this point there was a oomme.
! tion in the spectators section of tht
court room A big. portly colores
woman, mother of the prlsonet
"Mah Gawd. dey*s doae found -Raa
tus er hundred Ac,:.aha **
"An' de boy an't got no Inn's fisi
ten'ment houses to be took, either.?
groaned 'Rastus' father, who sat he?
side her
Custodian GEORGE R. U. MAJ*
| SHALL explained to the perturbed
! parents that 'Rastus had not be? ?
I fined, the hundred dollars represent?
j ing only an invisible bond, aad th?*j
?departed smiling like Cheshire r?i?
Held Dew? Higk CmaeL
Americans may learn a valuabh
lesson In food production from Um
?-b?nese- Mra. MARGARET T. BOwl
.ARD said to me at the I ?istrici Bull*
Ing. "There Is a large market M
Hongkong and South <~*hlne. wham
food I? Invariably acaree, for drte*
seafood. Shrimp? and many variety a
fishes are dried by a Chineee pmre-i ,
[ ?rid stored for winter use They maki j
| a fine substitute for meat and n.?j
be kept in tha house Indefinitely. Witt
the prevailing high cost for ex.ry?
thing edible, especially ta the meal
line, live wire busineas men of Was!?
ington should organine a company fea
preserving the great exoeas catches r?
fishes 1n the lower Potomac ?Tie??
peaks Bay and al?.g ?he South Atlei?
tic roast. There wool* be big profili
in ?neh an investment, and besides ?
would assist in alleviating human ruft
Old Central Cnaidhasj?.
HENRT WASCX. wbo served In ?
New York rer-ment in the rivi
wsr and was stationed her. ' 1
several weeks, came to Wash-*.-,
tee for the first time since tr.-U
strife was ended He said some ol
the older public buildings tre ?
about the only landmarks he rn?; e)
recognise. He visited the Old Oar_
itoi Prison at First and A tireeig
northeast, and some other points "1
interest. But he seemed more eon.
cerned about visitine the old O.e.
trai Guard House on Louisiana
avenue between Ninth and Ten?*
street?, and the "Cracker Box." a
small frame building tb old le?n.-..
alley, between Maine and Mar??
land avenues. Third and Four- .1 ,.
a-half streets southwest
?"! was incarcerated in th* **??.
trai Guard House for imbc? "i
too much 'wh'le mule.' (the ci' ?
war eoldiers* name for rentrai-?? '
wh'skj >. Tiie old magistrate ?he
presided there e*nte.ne*d me te a
I '?vetting down.' and believe me. f
j rot it good and fair The <-o?-?
! ttAbles put five of ns Into alt's
! cell after rtr pplne us of our ci,-. .
?tit. ar.d then turned a haa ?
f'ream of water fr?>m a fir* he .
on us until wc were sober. It ?* d
no< take lone for that ttrorj
stream of ley ?rater to get the be.t
of the "booze* w* had unde- -.ut
"As to the little honse known m
' us soldiers as the erark*r box. 7
I rame nea- bein_- k "ed there t a
! free fight between some of the r- s
; ot my regiment and a bunch "f
j lire touavea. ?ho wore broad "1
! trousers and frzxas like the Turks "
Staff WritCT on Rrlip-oi: ; Topics.
The Bible pive* four definitions
nf sin
"Sin is the transeressio? of
the law." I John 1:4?
"All unrtch teousneas is sin. '
I John 5 17
To htm that kaoweth to ?lo
eood and doeth It not. to him
tt Is sta." ?Tames 4:17.
"Whatsoe-yi r \m not faith is
sin"?that if. all doubtful prac
tices are sinful Romans 14.23.
And these four principles cesser
about all th*1 forms of sin that men
If you say that you have no sin.
' you deceive yourself. The Bible
I says that this is a sum that "the
' truth is not In you.**
* The man who come?? close to
God, allowing the whit* lijcht of
?His Holiness to shine upon him.
'sees himself a sinner.
It ?-as when the prophet Isaiah
pot a vision of the holiness of God
that he cried out: "Woe is me! for
?1 am undone; because I am a man
of unclean Hps. and I dwell In the
midst of people of unclean lips, for
mine eyes have seen the Kin?; thr ?
Lord of hosts. "
Folly we may know without
'knowing; God.
Vice we may know without know
in? God.
i Criihe w?? may know without
knowinc God.
But Sin we cannot know fully
without knowing God. for sin is
missine Ut? mark of God's perfect
love, and it Is only as we sec our
selves with God as a backfrround
that we realize the sinfulness of
It Is significant that the funda
mental reason for sin ,i* covetous- '
There are seven persons in the
T-t-hl- ?ho usivi tbe w-rds : "T fca^m
. niiM. "
! ? ?- very ras? t h* ? ware fui * ?*
of cov-Mousness lt ts d'sr*ea*1
for others, selfishness that is re
."-pon: -hi*?, for most men's ems.
St the opposite extreme fr"TB st?
is love, and here's what we're toltf
about it in the T*,ihl<
I ?*?*-? 1 m *,rt tt >*?f -
There can be ro rovctcuenr ?
?here lo\f prevails.
An I th* farther away ye*u ???*|
from lo\e the greater your sir?
Tnu'll probably accept the prv-p--?
s*t ion the' the ?rrr atest ainner ?
the man mho disobeys thVffV'ateel
\\ hat \* the erratest rommind?
ment ? "Thou shalt love the ] ,or<f
thy God with all thy heart, with
si! thy soul, and with all thy mimi *
Heure the erratest sia you caa
commit is to fail to love God?no|
drunkenneaa. nor adultery, nor roh *,
hery. nor murder?hut h arine re
God la your life?that's the wor>|
17 black and 3 Copyint defie?
Ammut? Lead Pencil Co- Hem, Vov s
"A Plumber with a Conscience.
Stelzer tells - her, the housewife,
that he repairs plumbing, the heat
ing plant and roof.
Stelzer & Company,
,1115 14th St. N. W.

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