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BROUGHER LAUDS HOUSE SERVANTS Pastor of Temple Baptist Church Declares to Serve Is Hon orable Work DEMAND HUMANE TREATMENT Mistress Has Right to Expect Appreciation for Acts of Kindness, Says Pastor "Men and women have attached a sort of stigma to the word 'servant.' They seem to think it signifies a sort of dependence that they do not like. They think that it is derogatory to hu man worth and dignity to he a servant. This thought runs through all classes of society. The society girl thinks she is better than the store girl. The store girl is inclined to think she is the social superior of the servant girl." These were, expressions of Dr. J. Whitcomb Brougher. who preached to a crowded house at Temple auditorium last night, Ihe ninth sermon In the series on "Home, Sweet Home." His special topic was "The Servant Girl in the Home." Among other things he said: "To serve is honorable. There is no title more highly honored in both the Old and New Testaments than the ex pression 'the servant of the. Lord.' Writing to me on this subject, one young woman said: 'Office girls scorn to associate with servant girls.' Shu declared that there are girls working in the stores who consider housework as too degrading for them. Instead of staying at home to work they hire a servant for the home and ro to work in the stores themselves. This seems absolutely absurd and idiotic to me. When working girls manifest such a ridiculous snobbery between themselves what can be expected from others'.' The first and great lesson that men and women must learn is that work is honorable. SHOULD TREAT SERVANT HUMANELY "First. What kind of treatment has the servant sir) a right to expect? I believe the fundamental principle as sorted in .the Golden Rule applies here. The principle of parental responsibility also has its application. The mistress of the house should treat the servant girl as she would want her own daugh ter treated if occupying a similar posi tion. She should give her servant just wages and considerate treatment. Paul says that 'masters should give their servant that which is just.' They are to treat them in view of the fact that they will have to give an account to Almighty God. "In the first place they should be paid wages that are commensurate with the work required of them. Al though many servants are not paid enough, very little complaint on this .line has been made by those who have ■written me. It is not a question whether or not you pay them as much as they could get elsewhere. This question must be decided by what you are able to pay and what the servant is worth. The chief complaint from servant girls is concerning their treat ment. One young woman says: 'In many families a pet dog is treated bet ter than the servant girl. Many ser vant girls have to sleep in some out of-the-way attic room, which in winter is cold and otherwise disagreeable. They must do their reading and sewing by candle light. "When it comes to eat ing, the servant girl gets whatever is left, and frequently enough has not been bought to go around.' DEMANDS ARE INHUMANE "Anothpr young woman says: 'I was taken to what was called my room. In fart, it was nothing more than an or dinary sized clothes Closet, a small corner of the attic In It was a can vas cot, a pillow stuffed with cotton, a small cracked mirror, a chair, a small rug and B few hooks on which to hang clothing. That was my room. 1 They 'expected the girl to rise at 4:30 in the morning, clean the sides of the house with broom and hose twice a week and get the laundry out before breakfast in order to do other things. 'If I should make a. cup of coffee to sustain me until the family breakfast, the next morning T would find the coffee under luck and key. One morning 1 fried an egg. When the mistress came down she looked with horror and amazement at the shell and asked me how it got there. 1 replied: "I was hungry and had to have something to eat." She answered: "A piece of toast or a biscuit was enough. I cannot afford to feed you on eggß." Eggs were then 20 cents a dozen. 1 was to pet $12 a month. I stayed there three weeks.' ■'Of course all people do not treat their servant girls in this way, but the experiences just related are altogether too common to bo. called mere excep tions to the rule. "The mistress who is governed by the Golden Rule will Rive her servant some time for her own pleasure and mental improvement. In other lines of labor the working day consists of light or ten hours, but in the home there is no time day or night that the mistress does not usually feel free to call upon her servant to do anything she wants done. The servant is not given any time that 'he can specially call her own. She should ha\e an afternoon or an evening, or both, when she can seek her own pleasure and mental improve ment. INTEREST TAKEN IN SERVANT "A mistress governed by this rule will take a sincere interest in the moral and religious welfare of her servant. 1 know there are servants who object to having any questions asked concerning Iheir associates or the. places where they go, or the manner in which they spend their time when off duty. A true mother would expect to do this for her daughter. But there are ser vants who are willing to accept the treatment that would be accorded a daughter, but are unwilling to come under the authority that such kindly oversight involves. •■Nevertheless, for the sake of the moral character and the good name of iervant girl, the woman of the house should see to it that the. servant girl should have some other place in which to receive her company than the kitchen the littl* room in the attic or the street corner. The sitting room ought to be at her disposal up till 10 or 11 o'clock on the night when h< t freckle-faced Reuben comes to see her. *• •There is no doubt that many mas t.-rs ajid mistresses will have in 1.., ■in awful responsibility before the judg ment bar of Almighty Cod for the worse than indifference to the moral and religious welfare of their servants. The servant girl has a soul to be saved, and she has a right to demand and ex pect an opportunity t" can tor her spiritual life and development. "But what kind of service lias the mistress a right to expect? First at all, she has a right to expect efficient Miss Georgia Off, Who Has Gone to Washington, D. C.,to Attend School DHMr■ «'l}. vS* ■ v .'iJ^' ■':■ -:r>v- £. Jr - Vi" ■ .. ; . . ■'" * . $■■:■■■:■-.:.:■.■:■"■ :■:■;■:. "-? -■■■■■■ #. 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The sensible girl, who has an honest desire to do her work so as to please those who employ her. will seek to know how her mistress wants the cooking, the wash ing and the housework in general done, and then will make an honest effort to do it that way. HHOIXD APPRECIATE KINDNESS "2. The mistress has a right to ex pect appreciation for considerate treatment. It is true that there are many people who fail to express any .I'll eclation or encouragement for their servant. On the other hand, there are servant girls who act as if they were rendering you a special favor by con senting to remain in your home and re ceive just wages and kindly considera tion from you. It ■is impossible to make some girls a member of your family, for they haven't sense enough to keep their place, and not presume upon your kindly thoughtfulness for them. There are times when a family ought to he all alone. ->At such a time the servant ought to recognize the privacy of the family circle. The best way for a servant girl to dhow her ap preciation of Hind treatment is to ren der such faithful service that she will have the absolute confidence of those who employ her. "a. Last of all, the mistress has a right to expect a willing and cheerful service. There is a. vast difference in servants in this regard. It may be that they have worked with cross and grumpy, tour and crabbed people so long that they cannot be pleasant themselves. I am well aware that it would take more than ordinary human nature could stand to be pleasant, under all circumstances, but I am now pleading for a higher type of service. Both master and servant must stand before the test of Jesus Christ. Tf we are going to meet this test it will be only as master and servant both be come possessed of the Christ spirit. Jesus Christ did not measure life's duties simply by the thing that pleased himself, He was here, to do the will of his heavenly Father and to please him. Let master and servant, mistress and maid, have the spirit of Jesus Christ, and the servant problem will soon be solved." METHODISTS DEDICATE NEW NEWMAN CHURCH Fifteen Hundred Dollars Sub scribed to Fund at Special Services Nearly $lf>oo was raised at the dedi catlon of the new Newman Methodist church at the special services held yesterday. The special services of the day opened with a Sunday school rally at 9:30 o'clock. At the-11 o'clock serv ice the Rev. Carl M. Ross, pastor of the Methodist. Episcopal church of Tu lan. and a brother of the Rev. Fred 11. Ross, tii. pastor, preached the ser mon. The formal service of dedication was held at 2:30 o'clock, at which the Rev. Charles Edward Locke, pastor of the First Methodist church, preached an eloquent sermon. Dr. Locke took for his subject "Man's Masterpiece." Dr. Francis M. Larkin, superinten dent of I lie Loa Angeles district, con» ducted the formal dedicatory service. This was followed by an Epworth league rally at 4: SO o'clock. Last even- Ing Chaplain George w. Wilson of the Soldiers' lluim preached the sermon. The special services will be contin ued over Tuesday. This evening the Rev. M. Li. Haney of Pasadena will preach the sermon, and tomorrow the Southern California Pentecostal asso ciation will hold an all-day service with sermons by the Revs. A. Hardee, Ai hainbra; George Wilson, Soldiers' Home, and J. W. Martin, pastor of the Trinity mission. The Rev. Fred H. Ross, pastor of the church, Is one of the well known ministers of the conference, and it has been largely through his efforts that the pns.nl building waa brought to a successful completion. LOS ANGELES HERALD: MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 12, 1910. — Photo by Hemqnwuy. LOCKE REVIEWS LIFE OF WILLIAM M'KINLEY Clergyman Draws Lesson from Career of President Who Was Killed in Buffalo Dr. Charles Edward Locke at the. First Methodist Episcopal church last evening delivered the first of several sermons on "A Recent Pilgrimage to the Tomb and Home of William Mc- Kinley." Dr. Locke calls these ser mons studies in ideals for American citizens. During his boyhood in Can ton, Ohio, Dr. Locke knew William McKinley personally, and when the tragic death of the president occurred nine yars ago, September 14. in Buf falo, Dr. Locke was invited to con duct the funeral service. The text was Josh. 1:1, "Be strong and of good courage." Dr. Locke said ri part: "It is eminently fitting that on the sad anniversary of the most tragic event in the history of our generation we should recall the chivalric career of our martyred president, and re new our solemn promise to be faithful to the lofty principles of true charac ter and pure government for which he. stood while he lived and which were baptized with his blood in his death. "From the days of Abel until now those who have offered a 'more accept able sacrifice' have aroused the mur derous instincts of depravity. "All the partings of the ways of his tory have been saturated with blood. Noble men have been the pivot on which epochs haV3 turned. Without the sacrament of blood there have been no .saviors of the world. Men in every age have gallantly responded even unto agony and death. " 'Toiling up new Calvaries ever, Witli the cross that turns not back." "To this royal brotherhood has been added the name of a princely son of liberty, William McKinley. VISITS McKIM.ftV'S TOMB "I esteemed it' an extraordinary privilege during my recent eastern trip to be permitted to visit the scenes of my boyhood in Canton, Ohio, and to see for the /list time the stately mausoleum erected by loving friends to the memory of President William McKinley. As I lingered near that sacred shrine I promised myself that when I was again permitted to occupy my far-away Los Angeles pulpit »I would not only describe what I saw, but I would talk to my indulgent con gregation on the superb ideals which were so radiantly expressed in the life and character of our martyred hero. "William McKinley was the embodi ment of the spirit of his age. He absorbed in his own great nature the traditions and doctrines of the past and became an incarnation in his pub lic and personal life of the noblest aspirations of a liberty-loving people. In his career the labor of maay brave hearts and many long years of sacri ficing toil culminated. "All true men are great men, but those men are more widely known in their greatness in whose lives the cli maxes of years take place. In archi tecture, the. dazzling pinnacle crowned with gold, though conspicuous, is not more worthy than the rude granite block that, all unseen, supports the massive structure. Every good man; from the beginning of our republic's history, who has struggled and suffered for freedom, has contributed to, and has a part in the eventful career of William McKinley. BOY SLIGHTLY WOUNDED BY STRAY RIFLE BALL Laurence Edmondson. IB years old, 720 Eyre street, was wounded slightly yesterday afternoon when he was shot in the fleshy part of his right leg. A neighbor was shooting at birds with a .22-callber rifle when one of the leaden missiles struck Edmondson. The boy was badly frightened and was carried into the receiving hospital by friends. Dr. Kidder dressed the wound and on informing the lad that It was not necessary for him to be carried out Kdmondson got over his fright and walked out of the hospital. , Society Mrs. John W. A. Oft of South Hope street loft for the east last week ac companied by her daughter, Miss Geor gia Off, and her son, John, Jr. Miss Off will go to Washington, D. C, to at tend school, and John, jr., will also enter college In the east. They are planning to bo away for the entire school year. —♦— Mrs. A. J. Snodgrass has returned from a three months' trip through Ne vada and San Francisco. . . Mrs. Frank Phillips of Park. View avenue entertained with a delightful card party recently in honor of her sis ter, Mrs. Isham, of San Francisco, Mrs. G. W. Burton, Miss Thompson and Mine. Delia W. Andrews, who will leave shortly for a visit to New Eng land. The prizes were cut glass and Haviland china dishes. | Among the weddings' of last " week was that of Miss Sadie Rhoda Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sum ner Smith, and Frank Henry Padel ford, which was solemnized at the residence of the bride's parents in South Marengo avenue, the Rev. Charles Scott of the Lincoln avenue church officiating, under the shade of a wide spreading oak tree in the gar den. The wedding marches were played by Miss Ella 'Alcock, niece of the bride groom, and the bridal party was led by little Grace Burns, who carried the ring concealed in a large white rose. Charline Smith and Florence ■ Alcock scattered rose petals in the pathway of the bride. The bride was attired in a dainty gown of embroidered ba tiste and her veil was held in place by a spray of orange blossoms. She car ried a shower of bride's roses and ferns. A reception was held after the ceremony and Mr.- and Mrs. Padelford left immediately on a wedding trip to San Diego and Mexico. They will be, at home to their many friends-after September 20 in Piru. . Among the out, of town guests at the wedding- were: Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Alcock, the Misses Ella and Florence Alcock and Mr. Ralph Alcock; Mr. and Mrs. D. Filsen thal. Miss Clara Filsenthal, Dr. Louis Filsenthal, Mr. Harry Filsenthal, Mrs. S. M. Padelford, Mr. Charles Padel ford, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Nutting, Mrs. J. C. Butz, Miss Georglana Os borne and Miss Cora Henry. The Misses Mildred and Judith Ives, who havlb been passing the summer I with their uncle and aunt, Mr. . and Mrs. Eugene Ives of Shorb, are plan ning to return to their home in Wash ington, D. Ci early In October. Mrs. Ives and her daughters, Miss Annette and Miss Cora Ives,. will accompany them to the east and will pass., the winter visiting relatives and friends. . ■ -~; " -*- ■ ■ ; ::, .. Among. the events of the past week was a swimming party i given by the Polka Dot club at Bimini baths, Thurs day evening. The guests were Miss Margaret Wagner, Miss Mabel Hilton, Miss Kathlyn Lindner. Miss Ella Fer guson, Miss Louise Mitchell and Miss Pansy Shall. ■ ■ •!» . ' . The marriage of Miss Madeline Ybar ra, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. Ybar ra of Houston street, to Rene Le Brun. was solemnized -Wednesday morning at St. Mary's church •in Boyle Heights, the Rev. Father O'Reagan reading the mass. . : The church as decorated with white carnations and fern's. The bride was attired in a gcwn of white silk poplin with a tulle veil, which was held in | place by a wreath of orange blossoms. ! The bridesmaids, the Misses Neil Ybar : ra and Consuela Rozales, were gowned j alike, in white china silk, and carried showers of white carnations. Edmond Le Brun served his brother as best man. After the ceremony an elaborate breakfast was served at the residence of the bride's parents and Mr. and Mrs. Le Brun left in the afternoon for a wedding trip to San Diego. They will make their home in 3100 Brooklyn ave nue upon their return. —♦— Mrs. W. G. Cross of Harvard boule vard entertained with a luncheon Thursday afternoon. : Cecil ■ .Hrunher and Haitian Cochet roses, were .used in great profusion in .the decorations,, I and covers wore laid for Mrs..Robert 1 Harwood, Miss Ethel Van Deusen. Miss Marjorie Buchanan, Miss Mar jorie Van Deusen, Miss Idel Norrls, Miss Anna Latimer, Miss Jean Case, Miss Maud Latimer and Miss Edith Ervine. —*— The Right Rev. Bishop Joseph H. Johnson will leave for Cincinnati shortly to attend the general conven tion of the Episcopal church, which will convene there. He will be ac companied by the ■ dean •of St. Paul's pro-cathedral, William MacCormack, Rev. Lewis G. Morris and the Rev. Dr. Hibbard, who have been elected as deputies to the convention. . ;■.- . Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Underwood of West Forty-seventh street enter tained with a card party Saturday evening in honor of their sister. Miss Sadie Underwood, whose marriage to Henry Garren will be solemnized Oc tober 11. The' affair was in the nature of a china shower, and the whole ef fect of the evening was carried out in Chinese decorations, lanters covered the electric lights, Chinese money was used to keep the score and the prizes for the cards were in the Chinese ware. Among the guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Max Mancha, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Mann. Mr. and Mrs. Dal Jones. Mr. and Mrs. James Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Moody, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Valentine, Mrs. Jennie T. Kirkham, Mrs. May Un derwood, the Misses Jean Wright, Pearl Correa, Jessie McCabe. Cassie Me- Cabe, Gertrude Robertson, Mary Slo cum Mary Bouquet, Mabel Sullivan, Helen Aitken, Harry Wenger, Rollin. Kearns, James Bell, Ray Carpenter, Elmer Ralphs, Irving Metzler, Noel, Edwards Everett McDonald, Philip Landers, George. Myers and Ernest Coons. .' . _ •' FELLOWSHIP MINISTER DISCOURSES ON MONEY A large and enthusiastic audience greeted Reynold B. Blight, minister of the Fellowship, on his return to the platform yesterday morning, after the vacation. Hi« subject was "Is a Dol lar Worth a Hundred Cents?" and he said, in part: "Yes it is worth a hundred cents, but that is all. One of the insanities of the present age is its wild scramble for dollars. Dollars heaped on dol lars, and more to cap the climax! It is a mania that obsesses this nation especially. The man of money re ceives the honor and admiration of his fellow citizens when the men of culture, of benevolence, of character, are ignored or snubbed. Yet money is a mighty poor standard b • which to Judge a man. •'Dollartt will buy automobiles, houses, fine clothes, expensive pleas ures, entrance to a flamboyant and absurd society, political preferment, and a certain kind of power. But dol lars cannot buy the real, the enduring, the truly valuable things of life. "Dollars can't buy health, and the richest man in America today would The First Twice-a-Month Ladies' Home Journal » Now Out-10 Cents A COMPLETE Magazine of over 50 pages, giving the latest and smartest Paris autumn fashions for girls and women, all shown in pictures, with the newest hats, blouses and dresses in their original colors, direct from the foremost Paris workshops— With 230 Fashion Pictures Our Boys Are Everywhere THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY PHILADELPHIA Delivered to any address on request to JAMES L. BRADFORD 536 South Spring Street gladly give a million dollars for a good digestion, and another million for a thatch of natural hair. Dollars can't buy contentment. Rather their possession is a source of misery and worry. Dollars can't buy true, friends. How often has the incoming of dol lars disrupted friendships and ■ made men lonely and cynical? Cynicism and friendship are mutually exclusive. , "Dollars cannot buy love. The man •who possesses the love of a true, pure woman, and at whose coming little children clap their hands, is rich be yond the treasuries of kings. Dollars cannot give an approving conscience. I know it is considered decidedly old fashioned to have a conscience nowa days, but there is a satisfaction that springs from a quiet conscience that puts to naught the tawdry pleasures of mere wealth. . "The riches of noble character make the riches of dollars look worthless. Set your millionaire beside William Pitt, John Howard, Ben L,lndsey and lie shrivels up to a crumbling mummy. What does the possession of mere dol lars amount to when compared with such a life as that of Florence. Night ingale?" ; _; ■»« > THE BOY OR THE TIGER? The man who has boys to raise wants to live in a town where blind tigers can't run a flourishing business. —Cordele Rambler. 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