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Til 10 RICHMOND PALLADIUM. JAN. 26.191S.
THE JUNIOR PALLADIUM
The Junior Palladium la the children's, section of the Richmond
Palladium, founded May 6, 191G, and Issued each Saturday afternoon.
All boys and girls are invited to be reporters nl contributors. News
Items; social events, "want" advertisements, stories, local jokes and
original poems nfo acceptable and wiil be published. Articles should
be written plainly and on one sldo of the paper, with the author's name
"and ago signed. Aunt Molly Is always glad to meet the children per
sonally au they bring their articles to the Palladium office, or to receive
letters addrcsseu to tne Junior Editor. This Is your little newspaper
and we hope each noy and girl will use It thoroughly.
Success and Failure
Every human being Is more or less desirous of achieving success.
It matters not how evil a life may be there is a time that a wish arises
. for "Something better than they have known."
As we know, in anything there iB one of two results, namely suc
cess and failure. The latter needs no explanation, except that it is the
opposite of the former. It must be remembered that those who go the
successful road are traveling the road of difficulty and discouragements.
Rut regardless of all obstacles it is a consolation to know:
"Since all that I meet shall work for good,
The bitter is sweet, the medicine food.
Though painful at present, 'twill cease before loin,
And then O how pleasant the conqueror's song."
The successful life must be willing to take what comes. Whether
It is to "conquer the earth like Caesar or to fall down and kiss It like
Brutus." It 13 like a person in a crowd that is rushing for a gate he
must hold his ground and push forward. If seemingly no honor comes,
bo much the better, for more than one life has been a failure all be
cause of seeking "honor.
Success never comes to an individual, but he must go after It. A
certain writer has said, "He that would win success in life must make
Perseverance his bosom friend, Experience his wise counselor, Caution
his elder brother, and Hope his guardian genius."
I say that the young life that takes these guides as its interpretor
of the road need not fear failure; but
"He who from zone to zone,
Guides through the boundless sky thy certain flight
In the long way that I must alone trend,
Will lead my steps aright."
America's Martyred
President
1809 Bom in Hardin county,
Kentucky, February 12. He was
descended from a Quaker family,
which had emigrated from Virginia
about 1780.
1816 Removed with his family
from Kentucky to Indiana.
1830 Removed to Illinois, where
during the next few years, he fol
lowed various occupations, includ
ing those of a farm laborer, a mer
chant and a surveyor.
1836 Admitted to the bar and
began the practice of law in Spring
field. 1842 Served as a captain and
afterward as a private In the Black
Hawk war.
1844 Elected to the Illinois leg
islature as a Whig and served eight
years.
1847-Elected to congress on the
Whig ticket.
1858 As Republican candidate
for the United States senate he en
gaged In a series of joint debates
throughout Illinois with the Dem
ocratic candidate, Stephen A Doug
'as. Elected president of the United
States on the Republican ticket,
navty giving him an easy victory.
1861 On April 15, two days after
the fall of Fort Sumpter, he issued
a call for 75,000 volunteers, and
the control of events passed from
the cabinet to the camp.
1861 April 19, proclaimed a
blockade of Southern ports.
1862 September 22, Issued a
proclamation emancipating all the
slaves in states or parts of states,
which should be in rebellion on
January 1, 1863.
1864 Re-elected president by the
Republican party, defeating George
B. McClellan, candidate of the
Democratic party.
1865 Entered Richmond with
the Federal army on April 4, two
lays after that city had been evac
uated by the Confederates.
1865 Shot by John Wilkes Booth
m April 14, and died the following
Jay. Buried at Springfeld, HI.
A Visit to My Aunt's House
One day my sister, my mother
and I went to my aunt's to stay a
few days. My cousin had a pony.
The pony was very pretty. It was
yellow with white spots on its
back. So one day we went down
to the shed and got the pony.
Then we got on his back and went
out into the country to my grand
mothers and when we started back
she gavo us some nuts, apples and
peaches; then we went home and
ate our fruits and nuts and had
a good time.
MARIE SHOCKLHY,
S-A Grade ,Starr School.
can in his or her heart say:
THE MOON PRINCE
Once there were several knights
who loved a prince .One time as
they were out enjoying themselves
the prince told them that he want
ed to be alone.
After the knights had gone the
prince rode on and on. Now this
prince had no name, he had al
ways gone by the name of
prince. He was riding along the
road when he heard a voice say,
"I will tell your name."
He looked up and saw a beauti
ful girl with curly brown hair.
She had on a beautiful dress min
gled with stars.
She said, "My name is Moon
Princess." She then told him how
she got such a name. She said that
as she was passing through this
same place an old woman told her
that her name was Moon Princess.
She also gave her the power to
name any one having no name. .
The prince said, "Please tell me
your right name."
She said, "My right name is Car
oline." The prince wanted his name to
be Samuel. He asked Caroline's
hand in marriage. She told him
that she would have to ask her
god-mother. The god-bother con
sented and the two young people
were married and lived happily
ever after.
LEOTO HOSBROOK.
How to Help Win the War
I can help win the war by not
buying so much candy; every time
we go to the store to buy candy
we should think of the French boys
and girls and say to ourselves, "I
am not going to buy candy; I am
going to save the sugar for the
French children. 1 will not eat
much candy so that I can save the
sugar." We can help win the war
by saving the sugar for the soldiers.
We can save by eating all the
food we put on our plates. The
e food that we save for the soldiers
would give them more strength so
they could fight better and win the
war.
I can help the Allies by not eat
ing so much sugar on my bread.
We should eat corn bread and bran
bread and save the white bread
for the soldiers.
I can do my bit by not eating
white bread or so much sugar.
KATHLEEN BISHOP,
6-B Grade, Sevastopol School.
SCOTS JOIN AS PIPES PLAY
f'l'kgr "'"Hv '!tii Ju-:
The Campbells are going from
the U. S. A. to fill the ranks in
Canadian and English ranks, so al
so are the Cameron men, the Mc
Dougalls, the MacDuffs, the Stew
arts and the other clansmen. No
wonder the bagpipes skirl at re
cruiting drives. The Scots are
swarming to the colors.
In Chicago headquarters of the
western division of the British
Canadian Recruiting Mission, which
leads all divisions in number of
The Blue Ridge Mountain
There are many huckleberries
that grow on the Blue Ridge moun
tains; and there are many wild
animals such as black bears, foxes,
deer, and once in a while you
can find a wolf; also all sorts of
snakes. Fine place for the hunter
to have great sport. The moun
tains are very high. There are
deep gorges in the Blue Ridge
mountains about three hundred
feet deep. There are springs in
the gorges just as clear and in
summer time the water is as ice
water. In winter the water never
freezes.
There are many hazelnuts and
shestnuts.
CECIL M. CASTLE,
Lewisburg, Ohio.
Finley School Saves
Dear Aunt Molly: How are you?
This is very bad weather. We are
having a very nice time in school.
We are saving our money for
Thrift-stamps. They are for our
government to help win this war.
They will get more battleships to
send over there. The fourth grade
In Finley school has already $13.25.
I would like to see some of the lit
tle girls and boys in France. I can
just see the boys in France, how
they are fighting. Are you saving
your money for Thrift stamps?
I suppose you are. We are knitting
comfort blocks for blankets Irene
Byrket, Finley school, 43.
WALK TO COUNTRY
Once upon a time there was a
little girl and her father took her
for a walk to her uncle's house.
They came back through the wood
down the New Paris pike. Then
they came home. They had
oranges, apples, nuts, pears, slic
ed pineapple, Ice cream, chicken
and every sort of thing you can
think of. .
GRACE DAUB,
i ; 4-B, Starr School.
?Jr :
Names of Girls
Niexam Maxine.
Linrpau Pauline.
Zalietheb Elizabeth. i
Rmay Mary.
" Tucl Lucy.
NAOMI BROOKS,
' 6-A Starr School.
recruits, nearly every member of
the Robert Burns club has enlisted.
Credit is given to the Kiltie band
of Scotch bagpipers for a large
number of the recruits, for all
hearts are thrilled by the Highland
quicksteps they have played in pa
rades and at mass meetings.
In war time the pibroch stirs a
Scot as nothing else can do and
Pipe Major Kay and his men have
led thousands to the recruiting de
pot. The pipers are enlisted men
of the 42nd Highlanders.
RIDDLES
1. What has four eyes and can
not see? Mississippi.
2. What has four legs but can
not walk? A bed.
3. What has four legs and can't
walk; has a tongue and can't talk,
and has a bed and can't sleep in
it? A wagon.
4. Why is an automobile like a
weary woman? Because it is tired.
5. What sets and never hatches?
An onion set.
GEORGE WIGGANS,
4-A Grade, Baxter Schooll.
A riddle, a riddle, as I suppose,
a hundred eyes and never a nose.
cinder sifter.
Patch over patch and a hole in
the middle; if you guess thi3 rid
dle I'll give you a gold fiddle.
A chimney. z
Formed long ago, yet made to
day; employed while others sleep,
what few would like to give away,
nor any wish to keep. A bed.
A thousand eyes and can't see.
A thimble.
Round as a biscuit, busy as a
bee, prettiest little thing you ever
did see. A watch.
Big at the bottom, little at the
top, little thing that turns flip
pety flop. A churn.
6 pears hanging high; kings came
riding by. Each took a pear and
left 5 hanging there. Man's name
was Each.
THE NEW YEAR
There's a new year coming, com
ing, Out of some beautiful sphere;
His baby eyes are bright
With hope and delight;
We welcome you, happy new year.
There's an old year going, going,
Away in the winter drear;
His beard is like snow.
And his footsteps are slow;
Good-bye to you, weary old year.
There is always a new year com
ing; There is always an old year to go.
And never a tear,
Drops the happy new year.
As he scatters his gifts in the
snow.
ELOISH SHOCKL.ET.
3-A Grade, Starr School.
In love, women exceed the gen
erality of men but in friendship we
hare the advantage.
TOE LITTLE KINO
The Little Prince.
There once lived in the land of
the fairies a king who had no chil
dren. He was very old and very
unhappy been use of this. His wife
was also unhappy. She was with
the ladies of the palace when an old
fairy came to her and said:
"You may have a wish for you
are a good queen."
"I wish I had a child as white as
snow and with rosy cheeks,'" said
the qu?en.
The stork thought that he had
better he on his way to baby land.
There he found a baby hoy with red
rosy cheeks and as white as the
snow. When the queen was asleep
the stork brought the baby. When
site awoke was very happy.
The kins was aiso very happy.
They named the baby Prlnee Will
iam. The Little King.
Soon the old king died and the
little prince was crowned king
although he was only 6 months old.
When the little king was a year old
his mother died and lie was left to
rule alone. His regents helped him.
Very f?w people were dissatisfied
with the 1-ing.
One of the dukes who would have
been an heir to the throne if the
king had left no children laid claim
to the throne. There was a great
battle fought over it, hut the little
king still held the tfcroue. The
duke at last gave it up because
the little king's forces were too
strong for him.
The Kind Uncle of the Little King.
The little king had a kind uncle
who held the throne for him. When
he was 6 years old his uncle de
cided to send him to the Palace
school. All of the children of the
Palace were there. When the little
king came in they all bowed low
except the duke who tried to get
the throne. The duke atad his
mother were thrown in prison.
They were so lonesome that they
wished they had not tried to get the
throne.
The Little King Finds the Fairie6.
The little king was now nine
years old and he decided to go and
find the fairies. On his way he
came to the path of a fairy. He fol
lowed the path until he came to
the Palace of the Fairy Queen. He
told the fairies that he was tha
king of the lard and asked to see
the Fairy Queen. The Oueen grant
ed him five wishes. He wished for
a beautiful Kirl for his wife, that
no one could harm him, that he
could keep his throne, and that he
would have one child. He decided
not to wish the other wish until
he should need it.
The Little King in Trouble and His
Other Wish.
The little king was now twelve
years old. There was a large battle
fought. This was the sixth battle
since the little king was born. In
this battle the little kiug was cap
tured. He remembered that he still
had another wish. He wished that
no one could capture him.
"It is the command of the faries
that you should be set free. You
are a good little king," said his
enemies.
The little king went home happy.
Mary Catherine Cramer, Kokomo,
Indiana.
How to Catch Monkeys
When I was on the Bahama Is
lands, I saw how they caught
monkeys. First they take forbaow
as the men call it, a narcotic, and
sugar it. Then they go out in the
forest and get some cocoanuts.
They chop off a piece at the top of
each one and put in the forbaow
and sugar. Then they take glue
and pasto the top again. The men
then hide.
Now a monkey always takes a
cocoanut off the ground when he
can. So the monkey comes up, east
the forbaow and goes to sleep.
The men then throw the nets over
them and carry them away while
they sleep.
GEORGE WHITESELL,
Finley SchooL
THE HONOR ROLL
At Baxter School we have an
honor roll of the pupils who have
bought Thrift Stamps. When a pu
pil has four Thrift Stamps he gets
a gold star opposite his name. I
have two dollars and a half in
Thrift Stamps. Every American
should own at least one Thrift
Stamp. When a girl or boy In
Baxter School has sixteeen stamps
he gets a small American flag.
By BEVERLEY HOLADAY.
Age 7. 4-A Grade, Baxter SchooL

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