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1 SOME VAGARIES OF THE DAY
Gentle Cry for "K.itfers"
De col' win' blow Cum eas' ter wes'
En make me shake en shiver;
Dey heah me pray
By night en day:
"Lawd, sen' de ol' man kiver'."
Come down, en please deliver!
Yo' col' win' make me shiver;
By night en day
Dis pra'r I pray;
"Mo' kiver, Lawd-mo' kiver!"
De sparrow hidin' in he nes' \
You notice en deliver.
Hit des can't be
He mo' dan me?
I/awd, sen' de ol' man kiver!
Come down, en please deliver!
Yo' col' win' make me shiver;
Dis pra'r I pray
By night en^day:
'Mo' kiver, Lawd, mo' kiver!"
—Atlanta Constitution.
INTERFERING
WITIi A THEORY
a'
Mrs. Graham is a lady of the old
school. She obeyed her parents when
©he was young and afterward success
fully brought up six children of her own
■who came when they were called and
otherwise betrayed an active belief in
the theory that the maternal word was
law and the end of all things.
Therefore, Mrs. Graham took it hard
when her third daughter, Susan, be
came a convert to the new theories
on the proper way of disciplining ju
iveniles and developing their intellects.
ISusan's 9-year-old daughter, Adaline,
{was going to grow to maturity with
out the humiliation of corporal pun
iishment, without the breaking of her
iproud spirit, without the crushing of
her originality into conventional
molds. At least, that is how Susan
explained her theories to her mother
when Mrs. Graham remonstrated at
Adaline's elevating her muddy boots
to a resting place on a new $10 Per
sian sofa pillow adorning her grand
mother's davenport. Mrs. Graham had
suggested the old-fashioned application
of the back of a hairbrush as suitable
to the case, but Susan had cast up her
hands in horror.
"I never punish Adaline, mother!"
she remonstrated. "Whipping is bar
barous! I point out the error of her
■ways, recognizing she is a human be
ing with a brain capable of being con
vinced. Then she does not repeat the
offense, neither does she lose her re
spect for me nor for herself."
"I wouldn't interfere with Adaline's
self-respect for the world, Susan," said
her mother, crisply, "but seeing you
are going to put those beliefs into prac
tice during your visit I hope you won't
mind if I lay away my expensive cush
ions and dress the brocade furniture
in hollands."
At dinner that night Adaline began
on her third helping of pudding before
her grandmother, who had been
squirming, finally opened her mouth.
"She'll be sick," she said to her daugh
ter.
Susan looked mildly surprised. "If
Adallne wants a dozen servings of pud
ding, mother," she said gently, "she
is to have them. If she is sick she will
see the foolishness of greediness, and
not do it again. I never interfere."
Mrs. Graham shut her lips tightly.
"There's a bottle of painkiller in the
medicine chest," she remarked incon
sequentially. "And the hot water bag
is hanging on the hook. I dislike to
be disturbed after I have once got to
sleep."
Adaline looked at her grandmother
contemptuously. "Hm," she said be
tween spoonfuls, "when I have aches
I holler. I make everyone come and
pit around me to wait on me. Mamma
bays I am not to be repressed. It
would interfere with my pro-prog-pro
gression."
Mrs. Graham gasped and hrr hands
twitched. Her daughter was placid and
beaming. "Dear Adaline," she said,
smoothly, "understands so cleverly my
attempts at doing my duty by her. It
is so comforting."
) Mrs. Graham is a delicate and prim
lady, so possibly she did not snort as
she arose, but it soundfed much that
•way. And in her eye there was a light
at. which in years gone by Susan had
iQuaked. It was just as well she did
not see it now. The light lingered
steadily till the day came when Susan
went to visit an old schoolmate and
left Adalinç in her grandmother's
charge, then it glowed like an arc
light.
"Adaline," called Mrs. Graham, for
the third time, during the morning,
"did you hear me tell you to come and
put away your dollf
and their clothes
you left scattered
all about the li
brary?"
"Of course," Ada
line answered, very
leisurely. "But I
don't want to. I'd
rather look out of
the window."
Before Adaline
loomed her grand
mother,, who turned
the young person
about with no gen
tle hand. "Do you
intend to mind me or not?" she in
quired, with ominous calm.
Adaline's bullet eyes opened in gen
uine surprise. "Why. can't you hear?"
she asked. "I said I didn't want to.
And when I don't want to do a thing
I am never made to. It would be bad
for my high spirits, mamma says."
The battle light in Mrs. Graham's
eyes doubled in intensity. "Come here.
Adaline," she saul, and Adaline, still
curious, went. She made the acquaint
ance of the back of the hairbrush,
wielded with all the expertness of a
hand long skilled in its application.
There was plenty of science about the
experience, but it did not appeal to
Adaline. Her remonstrances had not
the remotest effect on Mrs. Graham,
who, when she finished, looked re
markably at peace and liappy.
"Please pick up your doll things,
Adaline," she repeated.
And the haste with which Adaline
minded the request would have star
tled her mother out of a year's growth.
It is still a mystery to Susan why her
child was so strangely meek, humble
and obedient during the rest of her
visit at her grandmother's. But Mrs.
Graham and Adaline both kept the se
cret.
TREES OF THE
PHILIPPINES
The forestry bureau at Manila,
which is in charge of Capt. Ahern, U.
S. A., is an inheritance from the
Spanish government, says Science. It
was established some 35 years ago and
through its officers and employes
supervises the government forest prop
erty, which is estimated to comprise
between 20,000,000 and 40,000,000 acres.
The Philippines are known to possess
over 400 species of trees, and a more
careful survey will bring the number
nearly to 500. Of these at least 50
are valuable, the Yangylang tree be
ing considered among the most im
portant. This furnishes an oil which
forms the base of many renowned per
fumes. On the island of Romblon a
mass of cocoa palms, the result ot'
planting under a former governor, cov
ers the slopes from sea to mountain
top, and furnishes a yearly revenue of
from $1 to $2 per tree.
THE WO/WAN
PRO/W THE FARM
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A
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She is the quaint
est little old tody
in the world. Her
glistening white
hair is always done
in little sausage
curls and she wears
crisp gowns of black
silk "with real lace
about the throat
and wrists. Her lit
tle shriveled, knot
ted hands are laden
with diamonds and pearls and her tiny
feet are, hidden in satin slippers of
the softest kid. Her rooms, look
ing out over a park, are like dreams
come true. They are furnished in pale
sweet colors and the rose bowls are
crowded with flowers the year around
When she goes to air she has a dark
brougham, with her own monogram
on the panels, and a coachman and
horses warranted to be perfectly re
liable and not afraid of the cars, writes
"The Girl Philosopher" in the Chicago
Daily News.
She herself sometimes declares that
all this luxury seems like a passing
dream. In her heart she believes that
it is awesomely extravagant to wear
silk gowns for everyday, and she
thinks that tatting is quite as good
a finish for neck and sleeves as this
real lace that can never be washed
with honest yellow soap and water.
"But I've got to live up to my son Will
iam's idees," she says with a comical
sigh. "Though sometimes I do jest
long for a dinner of corned beef and
cabbage instead of one of these here
course things where I get hungry
while they're changin' plates."
Then for a Jittle while she is silent.
Perhaps she is thinking of the time
when those little knotted hands were
red and hard from toil and those lit
tle feet were always a-weary from con
stant trudging on the farm. Then she
bursts into another peal of laughter.
"But the most ridiculous thing Will
iam and Mattie has tried yet was to
say I must have a maid all to myself
—not a hired girl, but a real maid to
fuss around and do up my hair and
lace my shoes and all them kind of
things.
"So they got me one. She was a
gay piece, with one of those pesky
noses that I never could abide, still
I guess she meant all right. But the
first day she most
set me plumb crazy!
I jest couldn't
think of enough
things to keep her
goin'. Finally I
says: 'Maria, I'll
make a bargain
with you. I'll let
you alone if you'll
let me alone. You
can have every aft
ernoon and evening
out if you'll let me
do up my own hair
and lace my own
shoes. You can set L
in your little room to the back of my
bedroom when you ain't out, and then
if I should want anything I'll send for
you.'
"Well, Maria was agreed to .this, and
we got along first class. Every onct
in awhile William or Mattie ud ask
me if I enjoyed my maid and I allaq
said yes, for it wasn't no untruth, fou
after Maria left me to my own devicea
she was a real comfort. Then one day
William and Mattie saw my maid
traipsing around when they thought
she was on duty. They begun to maka
inquiries and then the whole story
come out.
"Do you know, I jest felt like I had
been caught stealing? But I wouldn't
let 'em blame Maria, for she'd jest
done exactly what I told her to do. I
paid her to let me alone—and she done
it. But when William and Mattig
caught me I acted iest that sheepish.
Finally I up and told them the whole
thing and how I had jest kept a maid
to please them.
"Then William laughed till I wa.t
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C.;.
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h
afraid he might bust a 'blood vessej
and Mattie was pretty near as bad,
When he come to enough to talk hg
said that I shouldn't have no maid
any more if I didn't want one. He said
he wanted me to do jest what I pleased.
I jest had a notion to say that I could
dispense with a good many of these
chicken fixin's, but I didn't, for onct
I heard him say to Mattie: 'The things
I can do for my mother is the most
comfort I get out of my money.' Will
iam's as good a son as ever was on this
earth, so I jest try to please him by
goin' round all togged up and livin'
up to his idees as well as I can. Bui
would relish some corn beef and
cabbage, biled up together!"
WHERE WOMEN RE
TAIN THEIR NAMES
Elizabeth Cady Stanton declares thai
a woman should keep her family name
through life and not have it merged
in that of her husband. Mrs. Stanton
would be delighted with the custom
pertaining in the Channel Islands
those remnants of England's French
empire lying off the coast of France.
In the Channel Islands the woman
does not change her name on mar
riage; no matter how often she changes
partners, she carries her maiden name
with her to the grave.
Captain—What is strategy in war
Give me an instance of it. Irish ser
geant—Well, strategy is when ye don'
let the enemy discover that ye are oui
of ammunition, but keep right oi
flrin.'
"Now Dont Get the Blues "
^0
Et
When a cheerful, brave and light-hearted woman is sud
denly plunged into that perfection of misery, the blues, it is
a sad picture.
It is usually this way :
She has been feeling out of sorts for some tîme, experi
encing severe headache and backache ; sleeps very poorly
and is exceedingly nervous.
Sometimes she is nearly overcome bv faintness, dizzi
ness, and palpitation of the heart ; then that bearing-down
feeling is areadfully wearing.
Her husband says, "Now, don't get the blues I You will
be all right after you have taken the doctor's medicine/'
But she does not get all right. She grows Worse day by
day, until all at once she realizes that a distressing female
complaint is established.
Her doctor has made a mistake.
She loses faith ; hope vanishes : then comes the morbid,
melancholy, everlasting blues. She should have been told
just what the trouble was, but probably she withheld some
information from the doctor, who, therefore, is unable to
accurately locate her particular illness.
Mrs. Pinkham has relieved thousands of women from
just this kind of trouble, and now retains their grateful
irv
rendered them. Th
letters in her library
woman in the land.
as proof of the great assistance she has
is same assistance awaits every sick
Mrs. Winifred Allender's Letter.
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WINIFRED ALLENDER, Farmington.IU.
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