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co ty ce ar la wj ad i ,th l va in'1 di! , ev t ta , be , of W, in in- lei " to th at : tT bC w l' cc w . th st . 'bt ai S-oi n, v . S( ItrlHrrkltj (Eljtrftatn ESTABLISH D lSSi 0. M. MARKS PRINTING COMPANY PVRLISHFRS. SUBSCRIPTION On Vear, by mail 2MX Month, ty wall Ttir.n Month, i y mitll D. M. MARKS : HATCS UHI 50 Editor Vinita. Okla. Friday, December A mob may he right in prin--ii vro"s in method. I-, ha No. 'Past us. tl;.' f gl tinir ;in at dayl t.ht at Jay. O .1 t:o he Once in war. twice in the pivsidon tial chair but never in peace guess who. O There are still some conservative people who think the bank toik is tho best "do luxe" book. O At last reports from the governor's conference, Governor Cole Please still had his shirt on. Friday, the I nth may be of bad omen but it won't last lorg ami will not occur again soon. ; it your toes are trodden on by Christ , mas shoppers, be sure to tell the sales- girl just what you think of her. Dudish men are wearing very tight trousers, but you can still get Into them without using lifting: jacks. O A riot was created la a New York theatre the other night, because some thorus girls came on wearing clothes. O There is a good deal of talk about rewarding Col. Ooethals, but what caucuses has he carried for th poli- i ticlans? I O Millions of families will eat cold , storage turkey for Christmas and hope lor better times when they can have 1 ham hash. The bogus book business would have been fine if some literary -critter down at l'os ton hail not opened them up to read them. O Chairman Pujo proposes to break up the stock exchanges, and with all thos poor lambs bleating to be sheaved, too! O Harvard students carve the Yale score on various buildings, thus per : petuating the literary glory of the cuneiform inscriptions. The president-elect has 100,000 of fices to distribute, but when will the needs of a growing country be met by providing a job for every applicant? O The question for congress is: How I to stir up the money trust octopus . just far cuough to make hun hush his t - tail without making him really bite. t, yH A number of statesmen on being in- i vited to the republican harmony din- i ner have politely replied, "Thank you for the invitation, but darned if I'll go." l0)' According to a special dispatch from ro Washington, one or two congressmen 4y woro listening part of the time when t ' tho president's message was being read. Christmas trees without candies are being recommended by careful people, but what show is there of getting the worth of your insurance policy in that way? O The national law-maktrs propose gloriously to refute the charge that they are a "do-nothing congress," by appropru'tir;; inen money th.vi ever before. O Senator Tillman's pitchfork been outdone by Governor has Colo (lease's oxphi!s with the useful old implement kit v,n mi the farm as the ting fork. - - O -:b-'i of m ave gv-l i tjiiite a ni;i millionaires 1 States senate bitkms peoph w ,m a .' i.ot o the Cnited It is strange bow am wi'l b it' i" w here they don't belong O A Harvard pr.i:es.or ,i;s a-a a:;i;Ie worm can t1'.'. k. bat any small boy will tell you that they have a most U'.ocieal vl,: 'e'lor, to ber'tr p.acei von the hook. O The toi'.ntry orres poruiem who sov.t in the two line item: "The Italian ililed his wile last night, vvus not robabl yhave a very extended career iti journalism. v)tue ii vitv- 1... , v i-.x . 0 .... tt. , . .... : liflut rr, soinc to Join, the inaugura- con- Salvation may be free, hut the small hoy expects a pair of skates to be thrown In with it before he will go tr Sunday School. O Shupp is the last wtk belY'ie C mas should remember t ! ; t t h latl.lo i.; ro ii-tipiT per:.ii.-snbh this v . ar's rub s, C tlyinr. under t ii:g to the i iinr Mr. Tatt T. U. i-;iv ed the pvstcal '. t:oit of tin' nnti. .IVe !Ot Vet IV- tiov r.'iini'.o' !v i vi !;:"i, at t.:s ,-v. Yhov an- talki-tt of ta'tiag the desks out ii toiuiess to i:a!;e room, inre wV.l !.() t rouble aliotit chances un til they remove th - i uspidors. O The i.:ition s b- ing asked how shall these red Hag processions be dispursed. Piubably if they were all offered jobs they would soon scatter. O VYhtu they get 'Christinas thor oughly systimatized, no doubt it will become customary to ask boot whvn you get tho worst end of a swap of gifts. The tollege students are coming home for Christmas. It is hoped they will be sternly repremanded for waist ing their time since the foot ball seas on closed Turkeys continue very high. It is iot supposed that the farmers will take to raising them any more, be cause if they did they might make some money. The woman's colleges are so over crowded that some of the girls sleep on the campus. Meanwhile, the Amer- ican Kiunen is as empty as me nans of the Ceasars. The harvester trust is to $1,000,000 an scientific agriculture. Hope it does not all go to train farm ers' boys to spend millionaires' money on fancy farms. O Some of the church choirs need to be reminded that you can't change coon song into a t nristmas aninem merely by writing words about shep herds and angels. The statement that $','00,ooo.(to0 will be needed for pensions this year af fords distinct relief in congress, where fears had been entertained that there might bo a surplus. Governor Wilson has to pay ess os t age an most o fthe letters he gets. anu it 1.1 strange that the oince sock- seek- ers are not bright enough to semi mm 'collect' telegrams - O - If the man who made tho winning touchdowns can get his hat on with out using a shoe horn, he has acquired one of the most important things that :tny college can teach. President-elect Wilson says he is going directly home to help Mrs. Wil son with the unpacking. Soon, too, he will have to assist her put the bur lap on tho parlor furniture. There is a feeling at Washington that the Smithsonian collection wil! lot be complete until Governor Cole I'.icase's stuffed hide is set up there Uoiig with T. 11. 's wild animals. The army men think a foreign in- . .... ..... , , ,.. vasion is likely, but it is more likely that they will have to be satisfied with 4 the glory to be obtained by keeping the lawns well mowed about the forts. O The H.tilv Chieftain has more inches ,... - -- ot ' advertising each day than all other Vinita papers combined, arid it may be remarked incidentally that it rent n s Vinita. ni-ne p"p!e mat trail in O e.miuissioners he i ouiuy did wit ihing in leasing a sale and s.ui- itary building for court quarters and will meet with the approval of the people of the county. Py the time the I present lease expires a new j house will doubtless be erected j O ronrt Vinita has exnendet J'-i'.i'iMi in school last two years. 1 , 1 1 ;,, 1 ,., and now buds all her school buildings ; crowded to the doors and is met with the problem of so m havir.g to turn t ay p-.;pi!s for lack of room, tuber . b:i.'di::g w ill have t. b : ! 1 ted StKUl !eg:n to cor . h th- v :::t ! Vinita m;i .!'.' how , w 1,1 1 .,; t ; well a :'d w HOW SHALL ONE EAT AN ORANGE V ra'.al philosopher ne n-markeii. it: it the on.lv s;,tisfai to: y way to eat an or:ii;e is to co out on th i:'' h...r; wl.ere th.ere are no carpets, remove all our tlothi'.g. ar.d prtu-eed to en joy tiie juicy goiilen sphere. The annua! ripetv.r.g of this t rop of te.:.-e:;.r.ited sar.slur.e sugcests that attthorities on etlkuotte are not fully agreed as to what is the strictly orth odox way to capture its aromatic rec- ' 1. .-. i.;,io.. ..K.v.t. iK.o 11 IS UiliLO ivuaviv, ti cudisheilu write to the editor of the Ladies" Home Journal, he would tell you to t.se tie tainted spoon tor.v.w ? ly found oi the hotel table. Still, the juices of the yellow ball are so tightly held together, that the least misplayjaro that ho gets turned down simply of spoon or the slightest overuse of l:r e n tlf yi'liow tluit s putting on, on liu- hi st tabl- i over. This tabl-' (over. This iliit'H lie it tm.-t tl. movement t - u:siieral peace. - v-'.i-i i-i r.i.-i I-- .vi ' - ii.' in i.i'or i no j-ohu iaM..oi.Mi ua o, rt moving th. hkin and divi.iit-g the fruit into th- a ay of rt iiiov itig . ,. !i;.-uts i reattil i-y t.ati.'i'e a::J f'r ja.-t this ptrpo--.e. Tlie purist i'i man l.i is la:,v s:!V frit s!e h 1 -1 n r.i I iV hai.diing oi f ed by the tingeis is n-ire suited to the kit. h- a than the -i,::;i,-r room. Mi i : !!.! i ;ca! con -i-li ratios; remain- tl t thereby you K'talli eveiy dnp of thi i roia. pen :ous am- THE NEW COINS AND BILLS. ' Tho changes now being made in the designs of paper money and of the live cent pie'-e are received with some met nous by which a merchant serves derision by humorous paragraphers. the public efficiently. ; Nevertheless, every man who ever They question too, whether his goods had much to do with the printing bus- a"e of such standard character that ' iness will be pretty sure to welcome he can afford to guarantee their qual the proposed changes as sooa as they.y a,ui Rood value through the pub appear, licity of advertising. It looks too, as Any printer with an eye for craft - manship would say that the designs of American coins and paper money have looked about like the printing! that used to be put out 2o or f.O years ago. Any man with an eye 101 form should see how great an improvement the Lincoln cent was over the ancient and commonplace drawing of the old copper. The slender and graceful let- tering, the suppression of needless de- tail so as to throw attention on the central features, and the eranhic illus- tration of the Lincoln head, create a Uegign of whjch Aluericans may well 3e prouj If you look over the types of a print i shop you can detect the old faces by ' their coarse shading, and the stiff tv f th.ir kt .i.ht The fat letters on the old coins and under the cathedral aisles of the for on the present paper money are like est- The crisp air of December stiui these old type faces. A good printer Julated merriment, and no one thought would scarcely care to turn out an t was work. auction bill with such ungraceful 'types It may be said that these symbols of value facetiously known as the long green pass so rapidly from hand ' " , ' ' at it makes no difference Mr designs are good are to hand, that whether tin net, provided they pass at the grocery siinre Nevertheless, don't overlook the value of an example of good craft- manship. In all the mechanical arts today, line work, having beauty of de- sign and delicacy of execution, com- .,,.,,,, ., ,. . T f liKUUin tl lllhll I'l 11 I . I( I VllVir K' VI til show that his priBt shop can'J at h-ast as well as a country paper: q AMERICAN FASHIONS. -pi... v. v,.i. . , i lie i.en i 01 n. l nuea iart e 111 teresting step in offering prizes for the best American deigns of women's ,,cW Tnr nr1'ht ., tashions, for ;i spnng hat, a spring .... ,.nw i, Ult.Oi3 ttill tt 11 t 1 V. IHll 1 1. . i"lt,l well be aped that this will encourage the growing feeling that Ameman people are bright enough to design their own clothes. Anna (I. Noyes, in an article in the Independent a few years ago, said th-at while the most wonderful advances were being made in every other de partment of human life, in women's dress, the century had seen but three improvements. These three were the : , , . t auction in the number and weight f . Tt tnfn ta anil tho nnitvn unit uinr. .11 iiieiu . It is not strange, that when a dnss- matter or a nnmner ptus a rans tag on aker or a milliner ptits a Paris tag on her goods, at once its beauty is en , . , . Thaser '.".' And at t, . u 1 - ti vl 1- 1 l Unquestionably Tari has hf.d, and still has, many wonderful designers I of women's clothes. Put the gown that fits th sporty girt at I.ongcfcamps j races or the Moulin Rouge comes a long way from adapting itself to the! 'American business girl or the sedate house mother of our homes. I That Americans are capable of de lignirg appropriate styles is asserted bv the Ladies' Home Journal, which . - 'lonsMi-rs the walkr. g length skirt and the taiior-fd suit as distinctively Amer ican productions. The Japanese ki mono i rained as a stle that has !.- ' 1 on: universal ar.f wl.ieh d;-j not t rn from fttns l'i,e csmui.,,! tro. .!;.- wit'i dn-sj. r--fo:i.ic: t ila'e h.s St-en that they b.ave I.itUed te"hi'ica". skill. Kven if tho'r (l ati.ms Inn! artistic symmetry of line, it w.is not safe' tie t that th-y should ::t len-e twKi-len Indian of a, ley hLure. ' When thev came t ! worn bv .some woman, met r.i en 10 iorres:x': ' ; ' , , ,, . ... , eonsequentlv foil intv al! th shv. enlv I " disarray of a mistit. I APFEARANCE OF PROSPERITY. V'1-.e '.'4 110. iilIJ1-!)? li. rtuil'!i;.-li:i; ..-v.. .j, has enlarged so much during re en t states have ued -thn'r n'mott skill in follow a line of authorities so repug-'the other hand, any one of those re tears, is that ah rt selh-rs of nnrt ban- 'Oklahoma and hate met with no p.u- r.aat I reason, so demoralizing to re- solves involves a pretty big contract dise realize that a business to su-t !; urn- success. Keen th-.- sov t i-nm.-nt respect for law. and so destructive to 'for most of us to live up to. You can must carry an atmosphere of snccss departtm-; t at W.xihinzum no wad- justice We believe that an-'see how fathire t tu- L about it. The man mho walks tip to a busi ness office In soind clothes, with his have good qualifications for the Job , for which he asks. Put the chances on his appearance. He looks as if 1: , had been failure in tv hat he l.a.I pri i v um, y i.nii rtaki n. This I ioi'y t-nieltakeu. This mav Seem r - n .s'lvnicial ,ay for .n c.,ip:.v,,r of i lul,or u' ia-- ' appli-art. I. it -ve nii.-i.oiii 4iuu ui.-i niMis u..iy. i.i.yi lace unsi.uiii and his !Ov)ts d.rty. i.riy he si ne si;vj.j i.as to j-.uige ol a man s true nature by such exterior s-gr.s as he tan u.Avi.t, and osua'lv these ttll On- - j.-tory i.rre(tly. I Th ),!',. !.,,.,,.. ,.f .. i t M C jlldgS (if a IIS, r. iUUltV t-harat t liabiiitj. r. oi his t ntr rprise and re- J As Missouri is, and will continue to I which he knows by experience is re by sin :lar xteniMi- signs, be, one of the beat corn states in the 'sponsible in large part for th" distrust d ! -IVHiOct they consider his nation it will l.o Iionefittoil liv tho 'in whieh th.i ;irllninit;trntiiin ftT ilictint. - : i 'irst tlisposithm to t- II about his gio-N by ;i erth-ir.g. mi mi wui me uiaa no (ios jnot advertise is not in th? game, if in- deed the ythink of him at all. They -n,.,.. ... i .i.... ,i , think that he does not have the enter- prise to keep up with the ordinary Jil" they were being sold at prices that ou!d not be made attractive to the buyer if publicly described A good sized advertisement, bi.s ''"ough to look as if a firm were on the map and in the game, has just the effect on a business that is given to a by wearing good clothes and pre- senting a brisk, alert and wide awake ler. It indicates prosperity, and sts that a merchant has a ret- manner suggests ori1 f having given satisfaction to the Public. C DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS "Trimming the church" used to be a joyous and jolly proposition. Where- ever evergreens of any kind were handy, the young people would scour the woods for miles around. The jolly lauehter o fthe. nickers would resound atwr te evergreen nau been .gathered into the "vestry," what jolly times the young people would have tying the wreaths and knotting rope. No one ever called that work either. j , th ..if tod,v th rpirillflfioil ! In the tit todaj, the regulation Christmas greens have mostly been bought at llorists. with good money from widows' mite boxes. -Many churches may still be able to get volunteer workers to dim the lad- tiers. Put in many others, it has all Pone over to the care of professionals, AH this costs money, and is simply ,. ,,f the i iinmm'-rable chances in - - ---- - habits and manners that largely ac- count for the modern cost of living. Furthermore, what has become of that 1,1,1 !iJ,irit wf devotion with which the fathers and mothers used to rise early and toil late to promote the wel- r. , k, i i ,,.i, . - , "u v "' ""' " """" The grandfather would attend church " three times a Sunday, teach Sunday school classes of turbulent boys, spend several hours a week in preparation for the same, and cive one night a week to the solemn devotion of prayer speak ef the progressive opinions of (a hundred dollars, seems like so much meeting. The grandsons and grand, the court of criminal appeals of Okla-rubbish- The litt,e bit of roal green daughters, on the other hand, have to honia. Some lawyers- question the ery from some desolate mountain be implored with patience, pleading. wisdoii of following the decision of side Hghted' wth candles the obso a d persistence to go d.iwn to the these newer states. We would replete method of illumination used in the church a single night and hang the mind such that the architecture of our j inconvenient home of our grandmoth Christmas roie and wreaths. best western cities follows, not what .e18' seems lovelier and more pleasing However, one cuts a poor figure was characteristic of New York fifty,10 normal unspoiled human nature, with lnbnbrious lamentations on the tears ago. but what is characteristic' Tne best things in life are not decadence of modem times. The rea- of the metropolis today. Western ten-1 bought with cash. If you keep the sou whY the bovs all used to turn out ,to trim the church was perhaps not so much saintly devotion as the swish of feminine petticoats. It was the , , , " ... . ,. , only cniuice 01 me wees to get 10- gethefl- irith the girls. When the young kvtuv- nnu (11 1,1119. viiv J ' people turu out for a toilsome job nowadays, it is much more likely to oe STHUiue putme spirit. I O OKLAHOMA NOT A CORN STATE, From November 2a to December 10 1: ' iloi 1; island railroad ran a Kahir Corn Special" in Oklahoma, a train made up and tarrying agriculturists for tho sole purpose of teaching how to raise kath'r corn. A conservative es- t. timate of the total expt nse of the train is piac.ti at $S..Vn. There were, of course, no charges at any of th-1 lee turvs and : 0 r-vei'u to offset the ex pense. As a i roil: tri;n a'i i::e !gaiii.-t the cost of tills ck Island has to sho is tiK ta t that 1"1 towns wen .iii-1 that :.. ,ir;y :i.i'"" pec-pb YlMtrvl htard the iectiirts ptT tent of vi:i. d by ti w ,i: pit,: ' I : Its. hope is that ,k fair these people werr con- arguments offers and " i i :s ; --a-l of I' d a ; 1 -ini r.ext sprip: It ha taken Oklahoma a toed many years to tome to the tone V-wion that ir ran r.nt m!-; !r. d-nn mrn That is. raise it successfully year fter year. nf-re the state was entirely opened . to setth-n-e: t ti.e poor showing :i ., , ..... corn vvas attr:bjt-l to la-1: of :n?-n- gent farrain Put in the past years farmers from M ttouri. Ka:..-.is, UOhU Slit ! other rd r-o.t or!i mits what it refused t- do tor a Uk.z time tint Oklal.oui i ts v r z to.-..- growing stat'. The real significance, then, of thislence to the ubgtantial merits of the Rock Island special train is that Okla homa is being asked to give up corn. Kaiiir wil! grow in Oklahoma every j ear, and corn will not. And the uhiih uill , nlfimntlv if inut Immediately, m-ans that Oklahoma J will drift back toward its original forte -l.f:i-:i s .i.i i. Kaflir is ttrcii i .:.: :t. Kal.:r is a forage rop. strictly speaking, and the quid; - ar.d best way to profit from its Jut tion is by feeding it to cattle. 'oll farm o?i whiih it is rrnn 1 chance in crons in Oklahoma. We will be glad to send our corn south- ..... est a l 'w lmn-ired miles in exchange for cheaper and fresher meats and be- ijeVe such an exchange nroerarn will work out well for both states Globe. Toplin CHRISTMAS IN THE SUNDAY SCHOOL. Through most of the year the prob lem of maintaining Sunday School at tendance seems increasingly difficult. Rewards of gilt pins, crosses and crowns, and illuminated and illustrat ed cards affect the child mind with more or less persuash ness. But all these schemes stir the jaded feet of the unwiIlinS scholar but for a time The lure of the Christmas tree pull ed the boy of a generation ago, who annually turned up to get his quaint cop-v of the stilted Ro11 books- Tt Pul!s the bo' of tod' who is wilIinS t0 hear even about Habbakuk and Mel- chisedek. in order to help strip the ahintner nnH rtttteriv, nt land. Not that the Sunday school scholar h astisfied with the gifts that chance and teacher may award him. It costs money to run a Sunday school. Teach- pr has crious. Probk'muto make a respectable showing with the fragment ui tuidii iiiaui- iii.mi an iiisuncia treasury. It is the element of suspence that gives this drawing power even to a i small gift. The unimaginative teach er will give a $1.00 "Scholar's Com panion" year after year. This array of school room tools make3 the eyes dance the first time, but when repeat- ed all the element of mistery is gone, vounsters look onviollslv at the lr.e voungs ers look enviously at the other kidlets, to whom there came the joy of the unexpected in the form of a 20' cent knife. It of course looks nowadays as if you had to bribe the children to study the Pible. For wages of candy, pop- j Few customs have such a hold as corn, and jacknives, they are willing that of distributing Christmas gifts to listen, with s .ray,' interruptions of on a real evergreen tree, turmoil, while the teacher talks about I Somehow there seems to be no the world's one great book. J Christmas spirit without it. ' Many Still let no one become pessimis- j poor families feel it so keenly that tic. Render unto Ceasar the things even a cheap artificial tree of tin foil that ans Ceasar's, runs tile word. That foliage does something to creat a holi meanp tiiat you have got to satisfy day atmosphere. the boy out of the coin of Bovland. . ' . ; wlH(h of course ls the candv, popcorn, , i.,,!.,,:...- nfm-ccoiri and jat knives aforesaid. u ENLIGHTENMENT. We nave had frequent occasion to I dencies are modem. A man ehaixed with murder was recently convicted in Oklahoma of manslaughter and sentenced to a term of twenty-five .- ..... . . .... jtup jiuii j.--oiiiue;!:i. tne trial court' erroneously instructed the jury on the , doctrine of self-defense. The evidence showed that the deceased was shot in the back. Oklahoma's statutes, like those of many states, provide that on appeal the higher tourts must give judgment without regard to technical enters or uetects or exceptions winch do not affect the substantial rights of th:' parties. The supreme courts of luany states have deliberately ignored s'atnte. Oklahoma is trying to live up to it. New York has the same Jean have a lot of fun riding on the statute exactly. In this case the Okla-'street cars. r-enui court said: q Upon a consajVraiioii of th- entire! A club of Chicago girls wont marry record, we ar oi the opinion that.! men having less than $."00u income, while the trial court erred as t ) the but iaiending purchasers would do bet th, jury nei-e - 3-;m iy right in tiie ter to wait for the customary mark ' ' !! i' -V-i rt whu-h they arrived: and down sale. that i iin:y r.: stak" was made, it was: q ii co Uti.-.g the appellant of man-! President Taft may become a pro- i 1 slau tr in th" first degree. whe:i they sh(o!d have tonvicttd him ofOf course he could not t.vt a job as murder While there is error baseball coach right off. in the record, yet we find that appel-J q lant suffered no injury thereby. -1 Wi,l try to b? kind. Speaking of appellate tourts which j 'i will try to find the good in others. .-vt : -a-s bf -cHv.se of the ignor-1 :.i. .- of mistaken judgment of prose- ' ' s r-t dtriai judges, where a flaw-j less in .' trial could result only i: a I ke verdic t, the court quotes from or.-? of its former detisions these words: detune to be bound by or to Wf pellate courts should faithfully and fearlessly do their duty, and decide J jtv. - iy t!u-stiOU JirtScStcd with refer-; - . case. In this way only can justice be administered. Chief Justice Henry Furman of the court of criminal appeal of Oklahoma, who wrote this opinion in Fowler vs. State, 1"0 Pat-iV Reporter, page S31, was ar one time one of the most cele- jbrated riminal lawyers hi northern j Texas ;ird the lrdian Territory. When 'practicing he vised, in 'the Interest of his clients, every dodge and techni icality known to the taw. As a judge i li-ic c.t liij f:irn n-rlinst a evetom in onr criminal i-ourtu is risrhtlv hf-hl by the Dublic. In eanv life he was a . . . common seaman, which may account for his common sense Collier's Weeklv. I O jOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O O 1 o o 'o o o lo O O o o o o o o o o o o o o o COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS. When the keen-edged autumn breezes come with hint of snows and freezes, when the landscape in the morning wears a coat of frost and rime, then we motals, how we shiver. O How our very inwards quiver, O how we long, with sighs regret- O ful for the good old summer O time. Yet three moons have 10 scarce passed by us since we O needed precepts pious to make O smooth the rock pathway for ' O ,q our worn and weary feet. We O w Bero " perspiring, v j we were -anguishing and tiring, O i we grumbling at the O O weather man, and swearing at O O . the heat. Oh, the autumn tints O O the wildwood with the fairy O O scenes of childhood, and the O O glory of the hilltops ought to O O rest our weary bones; but the O O crisp and frosty twilight casts O O a gloom across our skyligat, O O and wc fill the glowing atmos- O O phere with agonizing groans. O O Thua we flounder through the O O seasons, always giving sundry O jO reasons why all tilings a?e 0 brighter, better, than the bless 0 ings by our side; we go hoping. 1 l O o o o o o o longing, fearing, toward the land to which we're steering, r uu tu u were rims, lo we are blest beyond deserving but we're never satisfied o o ooooooooooooooooo o THE CHRISTMAS TREE. It all goes to show that at times when you drop life's more sordid am bitions, nature rather than dollars pro duces real happiness. On Christmas eve the bronze chandelier, designed and fashioned by cunning workmen for iueari OI a cnua. 'ou are happy be- cause you enjoy simple pleasures with in your reach. If you don't keep the heart of a child, the most expensive luxnri tr mrlv in, hrb0n r-tot ' '"-" vm-oi as 1058 tne weeK after. ;ol'. There is a difference of opinton, as to whether tho break in the stock market i caused by the Pacific .roads 'decision, or because one of tho Wall 'Street crowd saw the moon over his The New York burglar who got 10 000 nickels iu a bag may have trouble in getting rid of the coins. Put he fessor of constitnfinn!.! t.-., v..i 'T n-ill -.ii-ri cKHL.ta.,. -:i ..... oviusiiiiic- nuu uie. es- pecially into the dark places. "i will try to make someone happy each day. j "Perhaps it would be better to leave 'out the word 'try' because the mum j suggestion of 'attempting' leaves ri 'sort of loophole for not 'doine- On -- - -v -v, ...v. .., irwnt' like these and there are bound to be many failures doesn't destroy their working value." ; ' tion parade, but the Barr.u: LJailey menagerie has not yc ) ()) : -tented to march. . el ; : 1)'