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ISSUED EVERY SUNDAY FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS. C)F SAN FRANCISCO ALONZO AND THE CANDY THAT DIDN'T AGREE The Value of Education CARMELITA G. McCARTY Education; la one :of .thY chief \u25a0 esson - !'; tials to 'a!' good ' position in ; life. "\u25a0;\u25a0; Armed %vith this powerful' weapon,' 1 we: can >'go ' Ea f o^rthlj confident ' ; ; of ; .victory. 'We * com- , - a ': high' \u25a0? social ; position,'; move ; 1n , " > the \beat ": of ''society ..and .'draw; 'forth '"the honor .and esteem 'of the .populace! v;':'"v :',:..' •-*-?; pjl"^ ';\u25a0"'\u25a0'-> .'*/'\u25a0\u25a0 ,'; : ?<: '; \u25a0. . :\: \ V l'/,.. We should. rather pity .those who. are unfortunate, 5 1 nsomuoh as they are corn? ;\>pelledjtpUoll at a, tenderlage,', thereby' s ' deprived of , perhaps ';. the^ first \ principles r . > of an;.'educatlori. Even^at", the; present i-dayTmay \u25a0''\u25a0" be a seer£ many .' r Ignorant, - f un cultufed' people twhoTare'. looked " down v.upon b"y. the ; multitude" Blmply, and'sole ! ly'tor ;their' lack Tof* knowledge. V . \u25a0 . J v;^ Probably^ we, ; too, ;ln'2 youth' do '.not • reallze ; dr.i> appreciate; this'.; wonderful ". gl f t/ v "sterlirigr .• in , worth;~v and :, we] almost ; vfall : to r grasp "the golden v opportunity., > and if not seized immediately" our chancel will i have ..vanished. '.Then, ..re luctantly, " fearful ly/i we ;.wlll set sal lon .. the; sea, of' life,' and,^ starting, ..wlll^ be :'; overoomejby^itstterrlfio'.storm.H ,-' - \u0084 i' y \u25a0•[; Opportunity- knocks -but 'once,, there to re i we ? should i;take;; heed, /especially t; we of • the! rising generation, .the future rulersjOf ;the^natlon,^th©vnien % and \u25a0 the - women \ot^.tomorrow."; w It •; is ;' Imperative ..that' we /acquire an education. that we vmay^ rule - and -well, (>to -stand by ; our iln r its hour of : stress. In fyouth we . must , bow. ; the , seeds \ot ,- a sound, thorough : ethieation,' that,' grown 1 to/m anhood \u25a0 and i womanhood, vwe ; : may; reap "the .golden harvest In ; abundance. ; Our Friend the Cat By, MIiVXIE MACKKUT There-are some persona who appear to think that the cat- is of no conse-. quence and who" do not treat her with .the kindness and the consideration "she deserves.' 1 . The lSgryptlans,^. 3,ooo' years ago, regarded 'the life : of a, cat highly. Arabs also prized the animal and have a' pretty tradition that .when the ; first father' and! .mother went >, out; into the desert alone -Allah gave .them two friends; the" dog to defend them; . and the eat to comfort them." In the body of \ the dog - he : placed . the soul "of ;; a brave man, and : ln .the body of tho ; cat the : spirit' of a gentle woman.. ... ; At the present day the. value of. the cat "as a ! useful and - pleasing . lnmate of the home is . generally ' recognized, yet, unfortunately, .there s are; still*' some thoughtless and cruol, persons who in lllct much, suffering on . this gentle, patlont, useful. friend to mankind. . Families '.so ny/ay and leavo the poor cat, .perhaps with, little helpless kit teua, to .Huff«r«atul die of, hunger and negiect. *Woys-: forget their .manliness and' lire : cowardly' enough ..to.' frighten or Injure .the .helpless',' creature -'whom thoy should", protect, and eo'v/n HtiU et*o Buffering" cats nnd kittens on our streetH and a 1 leys 1 and . still art) obliged lo have societhss to. protect thtnv.. • When all the world -has learned, to •obey the beuutiful law of kindness, then our four footed friends will- meet with a bettor ; reward for their useful nosa uiul devotion to man. SAN FRANCISCO, OCTOBER 16, 1910 Fireproof Buildings nuny muunai •Fireproof buildings iare, coming Into the .foreground more and more as Ilia years go by, and Rlnce the.flrfl of 1008. Fan ' Francisco especially haa cr'ecttd many 'of .these safost'of^buildings. . Jf lever have any buildings' I -'will, have them built. on the fireproof stylo, vs 1 1 think all good citizens should do. Tlilnk of the many disastrous flres that have burned • down happy \u25a0 homes and caused poverty and ruin, -when If these came houses; and buildings had been - safe guarded In tho flrst place, such misory would not exist. -: . , Schools, and public building* particu larly should! be built of fireproof mate rial. Han Francisco is taking thelviad In almost everything, so* let her trtke the lead in this. . Hurrah for pun Fran) cUCOI'. : _ N :; f ':.; ,V -\u25a0_, : Gambling «y iVi.y'a jv xonsmio w Gambling, begins right la thu public schools, r \u0084 \u25a0• - . ',.. •;. ' Children are taught not to gamble; never to. shake dic«,or play tho slot machines when thoy aro grown up. But they are not reproved when they gmn bl« for.marblea or election cards. The \u25a0sumo feollnii fomc» over a child when h* .throws up election cards to sea how, many aro heads as comes over a man when ho presses the button on A slot machine. THE OPEN LETTER SECTION ... f . \u25a0 \u25a0 . •\u25a0.--".. Our Blessed Flag GEORGINA L. SCHLUETER The American flag^ has \u25a0 so often aroused emotions of loyalty nnil-pat riotism within 'me that I have always wanted to tell the Juniors about It, but not until the editor so kindly made a new section for uswhere we can write upon, any/subject wo choose; did I en deavor to 1 ''..write';, this letter. r No' doubt, I hope;' or rather know, that every ono anfl every Junior honors arul -respects our- flag and , that he looks at'lt proudly, glad that' he is an' Amer ican, glad that he is in a free-country, and above all glad that such a beauti ful flag soars'* high above him. Every one should'rgoek :to .protect the; flag; '•; from',all- harm. If \u0084he, sees to, this, he/ can .congratulate* himself that he is doing something" for, his 'country. /, • In order , to protect our' flag,, ono need ' not necessarily be In' the' army or navy. : : If *• you : chance ; to •seolt'-" being, 'abused. In", any ;way, . Rfp.;tojts rescue. Save your I flag: from all harm. It' may _\u25a0? be 'in"; danger"-, of I. being- trampled .on. "' Then l'lsJ your \u25a0 chance 1 to. rush.^forward • and jsriatch" it from tho soil} and dirt where, lt 'has fallen. " ,:,;.''\u25a0\u25a0 I: ' a-little;glrl I;.longed c for excitement: like 1 war," v etc., :., and^even now. I would'.llke ivery ; much to go to* war, : not 'for -the "'sake; of : flg-htlngjbut . for.- tho sake of protecting.^Old . Glory. ' But this' ls only talk. lam a girl and : can" never expect to-, shoulder <a rgun andi rush"jlnto'\battle/;,although ; there , . ! Scßdtiona AND CALIFORNIA hnvo »)pen many bvavo arid loyal women, like Molly Pltclier,' who have gone to Wg novor know, dear Juniors, when the tlino will crime In thq, fnr distant or In thp near future when we wjll be called upon. And'tbo Btnr upanslpd banner In Irlumph nhnll WBTC . °° r "tin laml Ot ll '° flTe and thfi home of the WORDS OF THANKS" '•»:\u25a0• . ... -.->... , . , VJ . . •;,, v-\u2666 -Editor, Junior Call— Doar Sir: I wish to thank you for the lovely box of water colors which I received as ti reward for • the painting:. Yours re spectfully, VERONICA' FOGAIITY. : 170 ;Twenty-eevonth street. ; -Dear Editor: I wish to , thank you many times for the beautiful , fountain pen 'that; : IV have just received. Yours respectfully, _.-: ..-. ZORA , L. ROGERS. •'.', New,-' Monterey.;" • V-i Dear Editor: I "was very much pleased;, with :' my fountain pen - and ' wish ;to thank -you for; 1t. ,. I am sure' it.". la .worth much ; more trying .than I iad to'do; as, it is: a pleasure to pick out : the puzzles. Yours respectfully, ' ::-\u25a0\u25a0. \u25a0 • , ' • BARBARA. BALL.. San Francisco! • The Junior : Call—Dear Sir: I re ceived the fountain* pen, for guessing: .the puzzles v and! it is 'a 1a 1 fine one. ' I think all 'Juniors should 'try -to -win one. v Thank 'you 1 for it. ; Yours very truly, -:..;'-;. LOUIS T..STROEVER, '920 Spencer avenue, Oro vllle.Cal.' .:<>. Editor 'Of Junior Call— Dear Sir: lam- writing, this letter to thank you for,; the ; beautiful fountain -pen;' which you sent!;, mo. . .1 : appreciate it A very much. I am writing this with It", Yours truly, ;. GERAX.DINE PHELPS.^, Cal. m Editor Junior ;• Call— Dear Sir : I- Re ceived the ':: : fountain pen. '.* , Thanking you very much,; l- remain, yours truly, '\u25a0<\u25a0;:> WILLIAM A. STRONG. . : San Rafael. \ v . V : Dear Editor: ,1; received the paint box - that \ you .'so | kindly | sent ; mo.: r . 1 1* is.^a .very.nice ".paint: box and I \u25a0 enjoy using, it.. 1 . Sincerely yours, : vf « LUC Y ' GLADYS AINSWORTH. r : .Editor ,,okf k Junior Call— Dear Sir:; „ I recelyedithe'paints and they are; very nice. Vlj enjoy; painting, so I can make good use;,of them/. I ;am : sure.* thank's for them. and many thanks for your kindness. . Yours truly, - -.\u25a0..;'--..;,,-;. \u25a0;\u25a0\u25a0; \u25a0;\u25a0: RUTH MORAN.-;' 1 16 Commerce street, Fiultvale, Cal.- ' Editor of the Junior Call:, I thank you very ~7 much for the nice box of paints , you : sent ; me. \u25a0 I;\u25a0 have only had crayons to draw, with . and now I can paint., : ; Yours;' truly, •' : '\u25a0) • \u25a0"; ROBERTA REED. ' . 221;- Louisiana street, Vallejo, Cal. Editor^ Junior Call— Dear Sir: • I thank you very .much for the box 'of paints^ Yours truly; V:I,QKA~KDDr.;;.