LA SARAH PREFERS A CAREER
Algy date of the ’Alls) —I s’y, Joey,
|’ top, did y' ever tell that little girlie
my ’eart was gone on 'er?
Joey Powers (blackfacecomedian)
Say, bo. think I'm runnln’ a matrimo
nial agency and tryln’ to get a weed's
hooking at the same time? No, sir.
Algy—l thought maybe she spoke
about me an’ you mentioned w’at I
told y'- I 'ope she ’asn’t thought I
went an’ forgot ’er. Wat was ’er nime
Joey Powers—Ready to marry the
girl an’ you don’t know her name. Her
name is Belle Marie Cady—ingenue
and child parts.
Carrie Benz (of Benz & Benz) —Did
I bear someone say something about
Belle Marie Cady? Poor Belle Marie—
La Sarah (interpretive dancer) —
What’s the matter? You talk as If
she just died. I met her this morn
ing coming out of an office with a
contract for ten weeks' summer book
ing. And how she makes them think
she can act gets me.
Algy —It gets you, does it? I’ll tell
y’ right now Belle Marie is one of the
cleverest little girls in the business.
That's w’y I’m thinkln’ of marryin’
the little elf.
Carrie Benz—What’s the idea?
Algy—W'y, when she gets t’ be a
great leadin’ star I could get all the
hooking I wanted as a single. I'd be
better known as ’er 'usband.
Dad Wadell (who knew Booth —by
eight)—My lad, don’t ever use your
wife's name to get bookings. She’ll
object in the first place, and on the
Algy—Then I’ll bo ’er manager.
Dan Wadell —Bea star on your own
account. I remember after I became
leading man for Maggie Denaban, the
greatest Juliet of her time, I was
ou Mean a Woman With a Puree. Think She’d GUva You Har Hard*
Earned Cash, Piker?"
4(ten tempted to propose matrimony.
Jf I had done bo the Wadells would go
down in history as the greatest traged
ian and tragedienne of all time. But
I reconsidered it. The public, ever
ready to judge harshly, might have
'thought I sacrificed my art for world
ly gain. I remember —
Algy—l’ll tell y’ right now I’d marry
■Belle Marie without thinkln’ twice.
Everybody that sees ’er act says she’ll
lie gettln’ a fat salary In a short time.
That’s the kind of a wife 1 want. A
woman with a purpose.
Carrie Benz—You mean a woman
with a purse. Think she’d give you
ler hard-earned cash, piker?
Sammy Benz (Carrie’s husband) —
■Good talk, wlfey. Why should Algy
*pect to marry a dame that will rake
in the big money when he’s only a poor
•Ingle? Just as soon as she gets the
Wg wad she’ll get her Ideas enlarged.
■She’ll want a millionaire actor that
has mines of his own. Maybe he’s
teen married seven or eight times be
fore, but that won’t count. Algy, if
you wait till that girl heads a produc
tion she won’t have you. And If you
marry her now and she heads one
laler she’ll send you to the discard.
She’d call up the Ladies' Aid society
to come and take you down to their
rummage sale and sell you or give
you away. All I say is, don’t marry a
If her prospects are too good.
Joey Powers—That’s all wrong!
“Ook at pur little friend here. La
Ssrah, the best toe and soft-shoe
on the three-a-day. La Sarah
* going to get the money some of
these days. She's going to hit the top
®e*t season. Suppose she marries
•ome nice guy that loves her now, a
rjtckface comedian, for instance;
think she’s going to send him to the
•forage in later years? Would you,
La Sarah—Love, not fame or riches,
hvlll bo the reason I'll give up my care
*ree life, Joey.
Dad Wadell —A noble sentiment
“Oni a maiden.
: J oey Powers —You know it, Dad.
lAbil especially when La Sarah told
®* she could have married a rich one
with swell New York connections.
L Gammy Benz —When me and Carrie
■coked up double for life she knew I
• was only a comedy juggler. I knew
;j*e was only a contortionist with a
JHtle, squeaky slngin’ voice that just
I** hy. That’s why we were happy-
If I started to tell her I was going to
Play a heavy on Broadway next season
she’d send out for the docs to come
an’ examine my head. It she told me
that Putton and Takeoff offered her a
part In their big show I'd start to
laugh an’ tell her she was readin’ too
many novels again. There’s lot of con
solation In knowin' your partner ain’t
goln’ to be up at the top lookin’ down
at you some day.
Joey Powers—That ain’t the way
with La Sarah. That girl is going up
fast. I'll place ten to five with Dad
Wadell that she'll be doing a spe
cialty in a big musical show next sea?
son. I'll also place another bet that
111 be workln' In the same company
as her husband and making a big hit
Ten more says we’ll be co-stars in our
own show a year from that. Ain’t that
right. La Sarah?
Dad Wadell—Reminds me of the ra
vings of McCullough. I remember—
If I made those remarks of
Joey’s there’d be some sense to it, y’
jolly well know. I’m too conservative.
I’m keepin’ it quiet about the new act
I’m going to ’eadline In.
Carrie Benz —Who’s wasting the
Aigy—Never you mind, me lldy. I
ave an aunt who is going to make mo
Sammy Benz—Was that that nice
little old lady I saw you with at the
studio picking out drops and sets?
Carrie Benz—Why, I saw that old
lady give Gus Painter a check.
- Algy—Yep. That was a deposit. It’s
going to be a big thing—Drury Lane
style. Seven people an’ me at the
Carrie Benz—Could y' use Sammy
and me in the act?
Algy—l should s'y not. Everything
first class. People that 'ave a future.
Me leadin’ lidy was to be Belle Marla
Cady, but I think I like the prospects
of La Sarah just as well.
Joey Powers —That leaves me out,
huh? You won’t go with his act. will
La Sarah —Yes, I will, Joey. I can’t
lose a chance at my career to marry a
Booking Agent (entering)—Say!
Don't you see that sign, "No
(Copyright, 1914, by W. O. Chapman.)
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Law Requires That Each Individual
Have His Device Registered In
Since Japanese law requires that
each individual should send in an
impression of his seal as a specimen—
called Jitsu-ln —to have it registered
and kept in a government office, that
it may represent him in deed. It fol
lows that every Japanese must have
These seals are of wood, stone or
metal, with signs engraved on the
face. They are used in addition to
a signature to represent an Individ*
ual, a legal person or a corporation.
The seals of the present emperor are
distinguished as privy and state seals.
They are each three inches square.
The state seal is used for the most
part upon documents relating to for
eign countries and has Chinese char
acters engraved upon It; the privy
seals are stamped on imperial re
scripts, Issued for proclamations at
There are two ways of engraving
characters on a seal, relief and In
taglio. In the one the characters in
the Impression are shown In color,
while In the other they are repre
sented In white on colored ground.
The Ink used for stamping Is gen
erally of vermilion red.
The cheapest of the Japanese seals
are made of boxwood, and are sold at
fire cents each. Most seals are oval
In shape, but some are round and
others square. They rarely exceed
one-half Inch In diameter.
Syracuse Spelled BO Ways.
By keeping watch on the incoming
mall the Syracuse (N. Y.) poet office
officials have found 80 different spU<
Ings of the name of tfeat pity.
EAST MISSISSIPPI TIMES, STARKVILLE. MISS.
Application si the Scriptures Is
the World Today so Seen by Emi
nent Non In Virions Wilks ol Life
(Copyright, 1914. by Joseph B. Bowleo)
THE FALLING OF JERICHO’S
WALLS V 9. SAN FRANCISCO’S
(By Q. FREDERICK WRIGHT, LL, D..
F. O. 8. A., Geologist; Author of "Tho
Ice Age in North America," "Man and
the Glacial Period," Etc.)
”1 very much hope you will do some
thing to Invite more attention among
the masses of our people to the study
of the Bible."—Grover Cleveland.
No one supposes that It was the
blowing of the rams' horns that made
the walls of
—'■'’N Jericho fall. The
’’fwl city by Joshua's
martial music was
i oß * lllll and hlB
means at com
known to tbs
Lord, but nut to
Ml Hj Joshua. Thu ap
was simply re
vealed to the leader of the host.
Geology clearly reveals to us the
means used by the Lord for the ac
complishment of this purpose.
Jericho was built upon the made
land formed by the sediment which
bad accumulated In the valley of the
Jordan when in glacial times a lake
1,400 feet deep extended from the
Dead Sea as tar north as Lake Gali
lee. This sediment is unconsolidated
and is a hundred or more feet in
depth. Walls built upon such a
foundation would easily be shaken
down by a moderate earthquake.
We have a striking illustration of
this statement in what took place dur
ing the San Francisco earthquake of
1906. The committee of eminent ge
ologists which reported upon this
earthquake say that the greatest
destruction of buildings was along
the floor of the valley system,
which was covered with "made
ground.” "Santa Rosa, situated twen
ty miles from the rift, was the
most severely shaken town in the
state and suffered the greatest disas
ter relatively to its population and ex
tent." Heaidsburg, San Jose, Agnews
and Stanford university were also
among the greatest sufferers. “Ail
of these places are situated on the val
ley floor and are underlain to a con
siderable depth by loose or but slight
ly coherent geological formations.
This ground seems to have behaved
during the earthquake very much In
the same way as jelly In a bowl, or
as a seml-Ilquld material in a tank.
The earth waves which pass through
the highly elastic rocks swiftly with
a small amplitude seem In this ma
terial to have been transformed Into
slow undulations of great amplitude,
which were excessively destructive."
Two situations could scarcely be more
alike than these In the Santa Rosa
and the Jordan valleys. In both cases
the regions are continually subject to
earthquakes. A geologist has no dif
ficulty In crediting the Bible story.
THE MODERN MAN AND HIS MOD
(By WILLIAM FRASER M* DOW ELL,
Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal
"The Bible Is a book of all othsrs for
lawyers as well as divines; and I pity
the man who cannot find In It a rich
supply of truth and of rules for con
This is the title of a chapter in a
small volume of mine called "A Man’s
Religion." It is
used here because
under It can be
said a word which
I very much want
to say. We are
modern men and
women. We read
the dally papers.
Our distant ances
tors did not. The
Bible seems to
some to belong to
their period and
not to ours. But
really the Bible In
by far the most
modern of books.
11 tiaa th,> ,ar k' “t
ing for modern
life. Someone once called Jesus “the
contemporary of all ages." It Is the
fate and fortune of a book of living
principles that its use grows as life
expands. The Bible has a place of
power In the thought, the life and the
morals of today tbat our fathers never
The modern man has the Idea that
the Bible Is a tremendously big book
and that It takes a lot of time to read
1L But this same modem man falls to
see how much can be done with any
good literature by a small amount of
time regularly applied to it Time does
not come to us for such uses without
as effort, often heroic effort on our
part. I once heard Wendell Phillips
say that the New Testament could be
read through In an hour—which is not
quite true—but It can be read In a few
hours. I am just now taking advantage
of a vacation to read through, a por
tion each day, Weymouth's ’’Modern
Speech New Testament." No current
magazine or novel Is half so Interest
ing or suggestive.
The modern rebels a bit against au
thority over his opinions. Very well,
set that aside for a while. The Dtble
comes with a kind of authority every
man needs to have, authority over evil,
authority tor righteousness. This, the
Master of the book practised. This he
conferred. The Bible Is the most mod
ern of books when a modern man
treats it as It deserves.
FREEMEN OR SLAVES?
(By Ills Eminence JAMES. CARDINAL
"We have got to wake up. Chris
tianity and Its spread are the only
basla for our hope of modern civiliza
tion. The spirit of Christianity makes
for pviro Democracy.”—William How
Our Saviour told the Jews that tbs
knowledge of bis gospel and the prec-
Use of Us pro
cepts would dellv
, \'i seed of Abrnhura.
61111 we have nev
er been slaves to
any man. We are
ever commltteth sin. Is the servant
Do not we sometimes boastfully say,
like the Jews: We bow to no des
potic power; we are tree American
citizens. But what will It profit us
to enjoy the blessings of civil lib
erty If we do not enjoy the liberty of
children of God, by which we are
rescued from Ignorance, and can tram
ple on sin? What will It avail us to
be recognized on- the streets as free
and Independent citizens, If In the cir
cle of our own family or In the sanc
tuary of our own hearts we are lashed
as slaves by the Man of Sin; If we
are slaves to anger and revenge,
slaves to lust. Intemperance, avarice,
pride and vainglory, slaves to the
world and to public opinion, the most
capricious of all tyrants?
Who possessed greater liberty, Her
od on his throne or John the Bap
tist In his prison? Herod enjoyed
civil liberty. His will was law to
others. He had the power of life
and death over his subjects. He
could go whithersoever he chose, but
his soul was bound In the chains of
sin. John’s body was confined In a
dungeon but bis soul roamed In un
restrained freedom through the king
dom of God, which was within him.
What a degradation to fall from the
highest estate of freeborn children of
God to become slaves of Satan! What a
degradation to cease to bo an heir In
our Father’s bouse and to become like
the prodigal son, the hireling of a
Contemplate Solomon while his
heart Is right with God. How sublime
is his knowledge! How Just his judg
ments! How exalted hla sanctity!
Who has ever excelled him In wis
dom? Now look at Solomon when his
will Is enslaved by sensuality. See
that towering oak bending like a frail
reed before the siren breath of wan
ton females. He who once soared
heavenward on the wings of prayer
is now wallowing In the mire of sin.
The king that ruled a nation In right
eousness Is now ruled by lascivious
women. The godly prince that was
the first that ever erected a temple to
the living God Is so degraded morally
that he builds a temple to obscene di
vinities and worships them.
A man may enjoy not only political
and religious liberty, but even su
preme dominion over an empire; he
may dictate laws to millions, and yet
be the most abject slave In the wbol*
Machine Shows Voice Flaws.
It would be very fine If the em
bryo operatic singer next door could
hear herself as others hear her while
she hammers on the piano with both
hands and lets out screech after
screech at her dally singing practise.
Probably If she did she would "have
a heart," and give the neighbors a
Donald HcHardy, voice specialist'
of London, has Invented a machine
that will give one a fair and unbiased
estimate of bis own voice. The instru
ment. which Is called the critlphone,
enables the singer or speaker to hear
bis voice precisely as It sounds to
the audience, thereby enabling him to
make corrections. —Cleveland Leader.
Modern Drug Store.
A New Yorker was speaking about
drug stores In the big city. "'The mod
ern apothecary shop In the metropolis
carries almost everything. Waffle-
Irons, aluminum percolators, domi
noes, lamp chimneys, children’s games,
dog collars, doll beds, fused Invisible
bifocals, pure white Milan hemp hats,
adding machines and tee boxes. If one
goes Into some of the up-to-date drug
stores and asks to have a prescription
filled he Is likely to be treated with
cold disdain. It looks as if you waul
anything in the shape of medicine
nowadays you are more apt to, find 11
at a hardware store."
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Capt. W. V. Lucas, who was nn offi
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tells an amusing story of an Incident
that occurred during General Trice's
raid Into Missouri In the last year of
the Civil war. The story appears In
"Pilot Knob," by Messrs. C. A, Peter
son and J. M. Hanson.
"On arriving at Pilot Knob the aft
ernoon before the engagement of the
Twenty-seventh, I went into a barber
shop to be shaved. Suddenly, when
the barber had shaved only one-half
of my face, the long roll was beaten.
1 left my chair instantly, and reached
my company, half n block away, with
one side of my face shaved smooth,
whereas the other displayed a two
weeks’ growth of beard. 1 did not
complete the shave until six days
afterward, when n colored barber did
the Job at Holla, 75 miles away.
While working the dirt and sand out
of the ‘long side,’ the fellow's curiosity
was excited, until he could no longer :
refrain from comments.
" ‘1 nevah see a face befo’, sail,’ -said
he, ‘dat one side was richer dan do
odder; but yo’s Is, suahi'
"My explanation seemed to afford
him great relief." —Youth’s Compan
The member of an automobile tour
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more stopped for the night at a certain
caravansary at Hagerstown, In Mary
land. Since the food supplied them
was-execrable and since their kit fur
nished the necessary Implements,
aside from the raw material, they de
termined to have a Welsh rabbit. Ac
cordingly two were deputed to proceed
to a corner grocery, there to obtain
the cheese and crackers. When the
old chap that kept the place came for
ward one of the two said:
“We want a couple of pounds of
cheese and some large, square crack
ers for a Welsh rabbit.”
The old man seemed doubtful. "I
got the cheese, all right,” said he, "but
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Won’t your rabbit eat the small ones?"
Not tor Her.
"What did you say to him, dad?”
"I asked him If he could support
you In the stylo to which you had be
"Ho said he could."
"If he tries It I’ll leave him.”
Insufficient sleep and late hours are
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It doesn’t pay to stick too closely
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A Wls. couple examined an Idea
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and were benefited by the change."
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A well-known doctor of Savannah
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One day he overheard the little girl
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“Do you know who the first man
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’’Yoth, I do,” lisped the boy.
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