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THE PIOCHE RECORD
SATURDAY, JUNE 1. 1912. t ! ! 1 I 1 I 1 1 I I M 1 I 1 1 I I 1 I I I I IJ. Mayor Caynor jj Friend of The Children ii "M-I-M "1 I I I 1 1 I I I 11 I I I I i I X. "If Mayor Gnyuor lives uutll tbe i resent geuerutiou of (011001 children grows up. us lie probably will, for at sixty years of age be bus till of tbe virility and activity or the overage iuau of forty-live, lie will Just natural ly carry tlie vote- of New York city mound lu Uls vest pocket." Tbis was tbe observation of on as lute politician who bad noted tbe uuiuy evidences of tbe mayor's great love for I'blUlreoi nnd what grew -out of It Tlie. 'kbUlies' bave "adopted him as their friend .and champion Ue first muile a bit with- tbetu' by do dining to prevent them from playing In tbe streets. People wbu complain ed tbat I bey were annoyed by these pastimes were told tbat there were nut enough parks Id New York city to furnish Isolated pluygronuds and that the children could imf W denied I heir natural righta. To the slice. force It was broadly blutcd that the" mayor would not hold It against theui if liiey refused to Interfere with the young sters and their values, except wi.en some tval oh"en-e was . committed, which latti'r ns a matter or fact rarely bnppencd Scarcely n week- goes hy that ibMs Dot see n committee of school children calling at the clfv' Ijqjl- to Invite the mayor to come and lii-ftr then -.- . their pieces nnd tilsrriiitite the y: es The school Ql'lclals usel to send f,i m nl Invitations to these uffi-.h-s. but uie-.t found that often tbey were overlook efl. So now they send fV pupils They fire received , with i!ie same -courteous dignity that wo , he ex tended the most distinguished cl!1 rens. but once lusiile the mayor's ri vate office lufmuial friendship pre mils. There I' no more suggpstlon ot patronizing on one band tlMn of tluiid Ity on the other, nnd It Is a mh-hty Important engagement that 'pr.- e its Mr. Gavnor from aceentiii! o-;e of these Invitations When the fire commission -r l -ee-1 an order prohlbitlm- Hie retail s,i;e c .ft i ' W W : l w. 'it'?? .T?w- ... km TBI "IIDI11KS" HAVE SPOI'TKD HIM s TBEltt KHIKKD iSP CUAMPION firework between June 1(1 nud July 10 tbe mayor held It up until lie was satisfied, through the presentation ot statistics, that It was necessary "1 have a strong feeling In favor of tbe boys having their tlrecrackers ou July 4," be wrote the tire commissioner, "for It Is a greHt comfort to tbcin. l.i fact, 1 am as fotul or Urecrackera now as I was when I was a boy, nud I "bo lieve that Is the case with marly ev ery maa- Nevertheless, ir the da mag ' to life und limb and proierty from tire - works is so great as to oui weigh the pleasure they give. 1 suppose the ordei should sill ud " Be it-fused to prohibit the building of hontires in the streets on election Bights, ns It could Dot lie shown thai any serious dninage had ever resulted from tberu, slid lir other ways this un usual mayor has endeared himself to tbe young folks. M AVAR GAYNOR'9 ADVICE f TO A CLERK. A clerk employed by tbe city of New Vork recently tvroie Mayor Uaynor an earnest letter of protest because be was some times kept t work tu the office after 4 o'clock. Ue srt forth tbat he wns a civil service em-nim-ee und that It was a viola tion of the roles of tbe eouimis ! alon to detain him nfter the of- flcial closing hour. The mayor I sent htm tbe following cbarac ; terlstlc reply: ' PsirSir If I sr you ; would do svsrythina I was asked to do. That is the way to gst on in life. Did you aver hear it said that he who takaa cars to do no mors than ha is paid for will nsvsr be paid for mors than ho I dossf Go right in snd ds every thing from aunriss to sunset snd ' you will go right up sll the time. I What do you think of thatt Vary s truly yours. t W. J. QAYNOR. Mayor. T I l RECALL OF JU0GE3. To r.-.;i!i s jnrte oc.-suse his decisions do not meet with por-n h'r approval u uu iiisiilt to the illvnity. the lndeeiiden. e and Hie self respect of our judiciary Fur less meuat ing to tile com mon we:-It h is an occasional cor rupt or Incompetent Jndye than oue who would lv:the hibitual slave o: a c-aprlt ioii-t uiulliiude. who hiis always bis ear to the ground trying to- hud out the verdict of the people. Tho con stitutloii of the I'nlted States is the palladium of our liberties and our landmark In our tnar -h of progress. That Instrument has been framed by the ;iu.kuis cares and enlightened xeal of the "fathers of the republic Its wis dom has lieen tested and success fully proved nfter a trial of n century and a quarter, it has weathered Ihe storms of the century which Is passed, and It should be tnisted for the centu ries to come What has been good enough lor our fathers ought to lie good enough for us Every ch.inue. either lu the s liticnl or religious world. Is not a reformation "Better to bear the ills we know than fly to those we know not of." lo not disturb the political landmark of tbe republic-Cardinal ;ib bous. . . IMMOMTA.LITY OENIED. Tile scieniltic Vonsideiatlon of life anil death leads uot to re uuncintiou and ,'essiullsin, but to uctiou and the Joy of dilng At ull times and In all places life and death go hand lu hand. What then. Is InmiorialV l.il'e surely not At most there Ir. only a continuity of ilvlng substance But this also has a beginning and an cud. Just ns living sub stance was om-e able to appear on the euttb and Indeed was forced to appear when nil 11 conditions came together, so also It must pass away fcjm tliee.irili as soon as Its conditions eeare. ii ud wherever nnd whenever, upon any heavenly body In the u u I verse, ihe conditions for the origin appear anew I here living tobsiauic is formed out of lite less suiv'-fanees. and wherever und whenever the conditions or life cease there also living t-nb-stance m-tnrns to lifeless f.vt-us. The phenomenon of human con rioiisms ceases wllh ihe Hie of the erebrnl cells, but tlie life of these celts Is extraoidlnarily frail Kven the etopi age of tile blond 'for a few seconds seems completely to Inhibit o.iisclous ness lliese facts have been experimentally contirnied upon men Hence our Individual soul is no niore tmmoitai ilitm our Inriiviilual body Professor Man X'erworn WOMEeJ AND THE STAGE. Two things are uecersnry lu eery woman's life to round out tier existence perfectly Kvery woiiuin must have her work und her love Hut any work. It seems to mo. is preferable to a stage career The llltle borne duties, the tending or personal phllau thmples and Interests, these mean true happiness. I should hate to think that my little girl would ever become an actress-the life la so fright fully hard on a tvomao. It seems tu me that almost any other work would he easier nnd better for a girl. I fottud what I really wanted to be when I left the stage over twenty years ago. All love Is Just as bad for any one as Is all work Ceriululy a wo man should have her persounl In-tei-ests. even Interests outside her home, hut not Interests that inevitably sweep tier further from the home harliot'. as acting w ill surely do. Mury Anderson. LESSONS FROM THE FARM. The city people rush about niadiv to make a dollar and -Ji-iup ou a car and spend 8 ceuts and go buck nnd forlb with no time to spare uud d Just tbeir formnl tasks as they have to do theui from day to day. There Is no education In that. There is nothing ennobling about It. There is no time left for them to think or to invent or to do any great thing so tbat tbe cit ies! according to their population, do uot produce the number of great men tbey should yield. But out iu the country the lessons of life are radically different. You lenra tbe lessons of hardship. You learn tbst you have to work, wet or dry, nnd In the boiling sun and endure It all. too. In the shiue or downpour, or go Into tbe woods in the winter and log tt aud cut and skid your logs and haul them out and hew out the snow banks In order to ex tricate yourself bail the time, go that In after life a big task put before the man of nature's fields does not look so big be cause he has been taught by ex perience that If be goes to work at it silently and systematically soouer or later , It will sll be dene -Mayor Gaynor of New Vork. TOO 8HARP FOR ANYTHING Mr. Uolus. the Chemist Snail I put these pills In paper for you? Mr. Spavins, the Vel Old, you think I was going to roll them home? Terrible Creature. Kaihcr," said the small hoy "In here uuy animal more terrlbii- tin - a iion?" "Yes. my eon: a cow. r sn't kicking you in the ni or p.i ,i- ing you over th- pasture to hook yea, she's trying to send genus around .ta our hxuse-ln the milk." Bleksed Privilege. "My eou-lu Cc-rncy, out i-i lh? com y, has asked me lo go and spt -'1 ek or two wilh hfi" SRlrt Mi". I.ai ing, "and I'm coiny to do It. VU- ou've been cooped up iu a flat for eLs Month there's nothing that docs yru o much good as to go out in the scoda nr.l ri.s-y-r.ate a while" poverty In Old Mw York. Knickerbocker Gossip Yes, that h he rich iiiss Guilders. They say hoi ather hath livd thoiisauU pounds h o hnth h shilling. Stranger Aud who la the henut) vitU her? Uosslp beauty, yes; but, alas er fnco !n her t.nly fortune. Shi "aih but a miserable ten-acre turn ju llrnnlway. Judge. Spoillnj a Vi;t. iih- ruin s loungeet "iioin you iocs reel very 111100111' or l;il le whf-n iou walk, Mrs Naiychc? Mr. Nu ryebe -"Hear me. what ar. rvtruor '.i.'aiy quesilon! Why do vou usk child?" The Host's Youngest "O. iniy cos pit suid the oilier day, mice you'd coma Into your mo.vej you'd get ur loo big lor your lens."-Stray .oiics To Be Read Twice. Two friends. 0 wer.vor and a tailor lecarria In time enemies, bq much sc hat the ta'lnr t poke much evil of tlx eaver behind Ms hack, though tht Aeaver alwayo epolie well of t': allor. l'pon a iRdy abking tlie weave vhy he always sioke so well of thi allor, who tpokc so ill of him. he ro lied: "Mailnmc, we are both liars.' -KrmM tbe Spn'iith. Superstitious. Munhall How did It happen thai jne of the shipwrecked sailors starved to death after tho barrel of pork had been found? Carson The other sailors wouldn let him eat. Munhall Why? Carson Ho would bove msde tbs thirteenth at the table Puzzled Flr.nigaii. .arey decided to go into business ?o ho bought out a binall livery i-tahl- uid had a pulnter make u sign 10 him show'uj him aairlde a mule, sa tne National Monthly. He lad till sign placed in front ot It. His friend Kiunican huppencd uloug and f-too-l gating at tho sIku. "Tbat's a good pl ture of me. alu't It?" asked Casey "Sure it looks eomething like you," fi.ld Flnnigon, "but who the devil 1 ti.e man on your back?" Feminine Logic. Hailed as "The Master of Ferotn , sm," Marcel Prevost endeavors to .take good his right to the title by he followltg bit of philosophy: "U woman's hat u.eant to cover her cad? Is a woman's sunshade meant 0 shade her from the sun? Are a oman'B shoea made for walking? Or cr bejeweled watch meant to tell her he ttme? Why, then, should a wom b's letter be meant to convey her eal thoughts!" Argonaut. For a tick Little Olrl. Glvs an Invalid child a set of doll j dishes for bar own tray. As there are plenty of thee sufficiently- large to hold all that tbe patient Is allowed to 1 sat the "cuteness" and novelty of ! using the lulls' dishes will stimulate 1 tho feebi tppstlts and tempt hr to I sat ths food that would oiherwlss r , vain untasted. I Choose a gay red and gold dsoora ! Hon and let her have her milk or 01m ' brie tea In tho little teapot of tbs set , On these dishes ssrvs her a squab. ; roasted and stuffed, for her little 1 Chris tzaas turkey, and It will bs atom. BITS OF PHILOSOPHY. Abserue of occupation if 1101 rest A p:ind ulte vio-ant is a mind distressed. An Idler i a watch thai want both hands As useless IT it goes as If It stai.ds. - CownT I pack my troubles iu as lit:le ruiupass as I can for myself and uever lei them annoy others. Bon they. rollteness Is like au air cush ion. There may be nothing lu It. but it eases our Joits wonderful ly. Bulwer. To know oneself Is au advan tage; to correct oneself, a virtue. Bossuet. STATE MADE PRICES. 1 most thoroughly disapprove of the idea reoetitly advanced of the government's listing the prices of commodities. The gov ernments of the middle ages did tbat, and 1 do not believe we are going bark to ttiouitdille ages Congress or a commission ap pointed by congress would lie to tally Incapable of regulating prices of commodities wisely or even intelligently. The attempt would lie bound. In many cases, to do hardship to consumers us well us producers. It would cer tainly result In the worst kind of abuses Tlie political effect of such n move would be utter ly demoralizing To tix the prices of commodities and manu factures is a very different prop osllioii from lixing rates of rail road transportation and for pub lie aerviee corporations In gen eral. The regulation of rail road rates aud the public sei-vlee corporations Is a practlinl tie ce-wlty and in the main Its re suit has been heuclU-lal to all eoiieei ned. Victor Mora wet a OUR LIVES. One of the mysteries of life is 1 11:11 pain nnd glorious Joy are quite reeoncilahle. No man ever does a thing that makes him smart iu the dolug and yet Is right tbat he does not have the testimony of Ids reason and con science Unit It was the thing to do mid Is not buppier for hav ing done It Many of our troubles are like snow, which, starting snow, be comes ralu before It meets the ground. Aud as the snowdrop becomes the raindrop and the raindrop become the Juice ot fruits and (lowers, so our trou bles, though they fall cold 011 the branch, melt and carry sap to the root If your cup seems too littler, if your burden seems tisi heavy, be sure thai it is the wounded hand that Is holding the cup and that It Is he who carried the cross that Is currying the lou den. When a man follows his cradle In the sbnpe of a colli 11 he takes account of stock and scys, "All tbe things that I have been run nlug after are as nothing. " Henry Ward Itoecher SAYINGS FROM HORACE. Brave men were living oefnre Agamemnon III pence, as a wise man, tie should make suitable props ni tlou for war. If yon. wish me to weep you coerself must feel grief The mountains will be In labor. Au absurd mouse will lie born Kven the worthy Homer some times uods BOOTLESS "TRUST BUSTING." Let us suppose Hint these ier nlcions trusts are broken up, dis solved, annihilated and made lo cease from being In the world of wan Whet then? Let us dis solve the Naiionnl Packing com pany. Good round phrase. Here It ta an amalgamation of a doz en smaller concerns that about fifteen years ago were lu actual separate operation and later sold out. Shall we bunt np these former owners and tell tbem tbey must take .back tbelr plants? Some are dead and some have moved far away How shall we reach tbem? And when we reach them what is tbe inetb od by which we can comiel I htm to take tblngs that they do not want? And how con we prevent tbem from selling tbelr property again to a combination company Just as they sold It be fore? Shall we pass a law for bidding them to sell what is tbelr own? And If they may sell their property. Is It not clear Ihut they will sell lo another Nation al Packing oorapauy which again will he owned by Armour, Swift and Morris? Charles Edward Russell TOO BAD. Mrs. Fly Isn't It a pity that such fine smooth floor for dancing is not level? A Prophecy. From mv knowledge of the lawB c electricity and from practical exper ments already being made, 1 prophef that ti e currents of air which hav been agents of destruction to ma will yet ho harnessed for bla beneil' In the future air will furnish I -eat fuel nnd power and companies will b formed lor utilizing it. Difference In Yells. A mother has to yell half a dozei limes to make her boy stBrt. bat one yell of the boy will make every moth er in the neighborhood start Swiftest Sunnei I. The two swiftest runners of the ani mal creation are the kangaroo and the ostrich. Feathered Ceotenarlan. A crow shot In Germany bore on Its leg a ling huvlug a date over one bun red years ago Poor ODinlon of Men. Not only are most men worthies while alive, but they arc so thl! klnnod that you can't make a ra of them after they aro dead To BrlcMen Old Cilt. Old gilt, euch as the gilded frame oi chairs, or old pktuie ' "ames and irrors, If they do uot require re gilding entirely, may be bilghlened by uring un excellent mixture of throe ounces of white of egg and an ounce of chloride of potash or soda Thli should lie painted over the surface with a feather or a vuter-eolor palnl brush Truest Friendship. Iheie aro times shell the trues tiieiid -liip Is Just to stand on one side and ask 110 n,uc6tious. "Cuptaln Oes inond. V. C ," by Muud IHver. Preventing Nostalgia. fieyiuour I see Ihut you have heruiomeier hung up in your chlcker house. Ashley Yes, it Is to keep the chick ens from becoming hoMCslt-lt Seymour Homesick " Ashley Yes. my chlck'-ns .te l orn In an incubator, and the ills! thing they saw whs a thermometer A Splendid Motto, t! Is not whohwome to lift the grave loihs Irom the face o. the dead and It is not wise to review often this procession of other solve A Oi-.ca flonally It answers the prayers of !aetcrlltick "Teach me what It Is best to do with ray life." CnslonmrlP tl ough. It Is better to follow he sploi d(l imitlo of Sarah Jiortiliui-.lt. ill a otto of the brave march: ."Head on. face front " No Use Worrying. There's Iwo things that a: e no use worrying about, Just two. One of cm Is thn thing thai a. body can't help Tuthor Is the ihlng that a body can help "Aunt Huldttli," by O. M Cooks t -d A Macgowun STUNO. A good story went through f.or irany about a schusterbub, br ob bier's hoy, who waited outside the palace to see tlie emperor come forth tor his afternoon airing. Finding the delay tedious he suddenly exclaimed: "The hobby isn't coming! I shall go" A policeman at once caught him by the collar and shouted: "Whom do you mean by the 'bobby,' sirrah?" "Why, my friend Michel!" whined the boy. "He was to have met me here, bat he hasn't come." The p icemtn, of course, accepted the u planatlon and let him go, whereupon the boy retreated twenty paces, struck a derisive attitude and yelled: "And whom did you mean by 'the bobby?' -Christian Register. Impatient Convalescent. A diminutive church member, nr icntly devoted, recently had a bad ase of measles, and found convales cence trying. At last she amazed her family by tbe Impatient exclamation: "Daddy. If I don't toon get well I'll be clear discouraged. Positively, I'd as coon be In heaven as hers!" - James W. Gaughan, deputy state mine Inspector, arrived in tho city today. HOMESTEAD BILL PASSES THE U. 8. SENATE A special dispatch from Washington ho tlato of the 28th inst. says: ' It was expected that Senator New- ands,, who is a strong conservation- isT, v.o'ild not sign the conference re port on the tlihree-year homestead 111 which was presented irttlie sen- Un and adopted today. Howoverhe clued m the report, but stated in he senate that he did ao because ie was exceedingly desirous to hav he actual homesteaders relieved by red.ii Uon of residence to . three ears tout a reasonable leave of ab- tonue granted yearly. Ha was anxious, he said, to pre sent tho liberalised homestead measui .'roin being used as a means of tnon- lpolisiic control of lauds and for poralatlve purposes, and for this eo son hau lor some weeks urged tho tdoption of amendments to reserve to ".he government the ownership of iml'cr, wntci power and minerals ap nti'tcii.mt to homesteads, but the .-orfeists on tho part of tho housa lad 1-fused to make these roServa lons. A provision of tho bill di rects the Bixretnry of the Interior to send a copy of the law to each :jinsteader having a pending claim so that all may become acquainted vlth their rights under the law. ' Kcpresenlativo Taylor of Colorado vtll file tho conference report in tt i house tomorrow and it Is ex- lectcd It will bo acted upon the fol cwlng day. No opposition to It s expected In the house." LAS VEGAS 8CENE OF A SERIOUS CONFLAGRATION The Thomas Department store at Las Vegas was destroyed by fire at i early hour hot Sunday morning md the following account of the cat istroplie is taken from the Age: "The loss on the building la estluiat nl at $15,000, wltlf' Insurance of S7,oao. On fixtures, the loss approx niates $5,000, with Insurance of Si', dot). On the stocg, tho loss it esti mated nt $10,000, wllh Insurance of (27,000. Dr. K. E. Park having a dental of fice cn tho second floor suffered a loss of from $1,000 to $1,600. Tho f. D. Kramer barber shop in tho Las Vegas hotol adjoining, was dum iged probably $150 by water aud Irom moving out fixtures and plumb Ing. J. W, Hordon, owner of the Las Vegas hotel, bar and billiard room, lost probably $1,000 by braek ige of plate glnss and moving furn iture and fixtures. "Providnetliilly, the wind, which had boon blowing a gale up to 1 D'clocTt n. iu., dropped to a very ;entlo breeze making tt possible to save the business portion of the town and afti-r a hard fight the flainos were confined to the store building. Nothing Is known as to tthe origin of the blaze." Goes Higher Up. Henrietta, aged six. Is fond of, ham. which has been do --reed not good for hor. The maternal mandate that she . must not eat It. oven though tbs for bidden dainty was offered, proved try ing. Henrietta made It a subjeot 01 prayer. "Dear God," she was over heard pleading, "keep my papa from imtlltiR ham on my pinto until I can en! II. 1 can 'lst Ihe temptation when he ham Isn't (here, but when It la, my soul seems very weal!." Looking Down a Well. I never draw a pall of water from he well without an appreciation of Its charm such ns a country-bred man, I Imagine, could never feel. He might ape at open plumbing, looking at it with his fresh country eye, whore 1 should etn, ply take It for granted; but 1 am afraid lie never could fully ex perience what might be called the seu- lment of a well, that delightful, in verted tower of darkness and damp ness and coolth. If there Isn't such v word as coolth, there ought to be. vtklnson Kimball, In AtlantJe. Cansus In England, In England a census is taken re.y seven years. In the United States the work costs some $5,000,000; In Kn hind, with a population of 42,000,0u9. the work Is done by tbs regular pub lic ofticlals, without extra cost. Tbers the census Is taken on a certain day at a certain hour, usually Saturday at 11 p. m., because most people are then at home. Printed circulars have been sent by the police to every family and to the owners of all lodgings and ho tels. These circulars contain blanks, tvblcb must be filled. Abhor ths Camera. The Chinese have a horror of being pictured. They have the idea that the possession of tho photograph of any individual gives the possessor some form of mystic power over that person. Where ths Damage Waa Dens. "I bear you were run into by an au omobile yesterday. Bam?" "Oat's right, sah. It struck oie la le bead, sah." "Not much of an accident, I sup pose?" "Wot's dat, sah?" "I say It wasn't much of an acol-de-nt; you don't seem to bo much dam aged r "But you ought t' seen tht autormo btla, sah!" Yonkers SUtosman.