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Sunday, March 27, 1910.
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Daily, by mail, ono year $7.50
Daily, by mall, six months 4.00
Daily, by carrier, six months 4.00
Daily, by carrier, ono month 75
Weekly, ono year 2.50
Weekly, six months . 1.25
Entered at tho postofflco in Globe, Ariz., as second-class mail.
The Silver Belt has a larger paid circula
tion than any daily newspaper in the world
published in a city with 12,000 or less population.
You must have that essential faith, that es
sential love to God and to your neighbor,
which will produce in your minds a new king
dom, and ivill conquer that which has hitherto
conquered you. Emerson.
A fine Enster morning this, Trustee Pinyan.
And when politics are injected. Globe is sure
to go democratic.
That new passenger station for the Arizona
Eastern will help some.
"Mr." Jack Johnson's finish is in sight. Ho
refuses to drink anything but wine.
You can't put the lid on very tightly without
an approach to suffocation. A community must
have air.
As usual, Chicago showed its delicacy by seat
ing the president at the banquet in a throne
like chair.
Tho people simply accepted the Silver Belt's
advice and Mr. ToavIo will remain strictly on the
census job.
Nebraska State Journal: "Eggs maybe
fresh, but unless you know they are fresh you
feel uneasy."
It was just as the Silver Belt has so often told
you. The Durango line will be constructed at a
very early date.
According to Mr. Vardaman, a candidate is
never entirely defeated until he gets lockjaw or
loses his vocabulary.
Now let us settle down and help Mr. Towle
find those 1G,000 people that should constitute
Globe's 1910 population.
Fashion experts say that bats will be larger
than ever. A rain this morning might bring
the umbrella effect into favor.
That bottle picked up at Kinsale, purporting
to contain a letter from the Roosevelt and Peary
will have to submit its proofs also.
Now, when the new board assembles, it will bo
in a position to ask for $50,000 for a new high
school building and the people will vote the
The poor can console themselves with the
thought that abstinence from tho costly March
strawberry yields compensatory freedom from
stomach ache.
A Boston professor discovered that "most
of tho forefathers were tipplers, slave-holders
and libertines." Yet that is really no excuse for
smoking cigarettes.
That big railroad news, coming direct as it
did, should considerably expand Globe's boom.
Tt means that inside of five years Globe will
have a population of 50,000.
Tn justice to Franklin Towle, wo are free to
admit that he was given the full republican
strength and the votes of a number of well mean
ing ladies of a democratic persuasion.
The French defaulter who cleared up several
millions selling the confiscated Catholic proper
ties, -has tho greatest American example faded
Tho French beat the world as extremists.
If there is any in doubt about the prosperity
of the city, tho skeptic will dispel his fears to
day when he comprehends the enormity of the
Easter bonnet and realizes the number of it.
A Boston paragrapher recently expressed the
opinion that a man who takes a smouldering
cigar stub into a street car is about as bad as
a woman who wears a hatpin projecting far
enough to jab those who pass her on the side
walk. ,
Crazed by religious influences, an Indiana
man killed five people tho other day before he
could be confined by the officers. The church,
however, will not be held responsible for tho act
of this man, neither will the religion of Jesus
Christ be condemned.
Those gasoline motor cars will give tho peo
ple of Globe and Miami hourly train service. It
will prove highly beneficial to both cities and
will greatly assist in the upbuilding of Miami,
the belief of many Miami people to the con
trary notwithstanding.
Somebody has invented a machine for pitch
ing baseball. This will never do unless it can
do bettor and more picturesque contortion work
than the human pitcher. The fellow who pulls
the trigger to shoot the ball would have no ex
cuse for squirming all out of shape when he pre
pared to shoot.
Miami is the healthiest and most promising
youngster in tho southwest. Less than six
months old, the town has a population of 2,000,
and people are pouring into the new city every
day. Globe is proud of Miami, and to tho credit
of the city, be it said, is materially assisting in
the development of its enterprising neighbor.
The interest taken in tho school election is a
very good sign of tho times; and vou can't blame
Pinyan if lie is a little proud of his race. He
had about the strongest opposition it was pos-
sible to develop. I
The American people are not easily shocked,
save in spots. They are so used especially to
the eccentricities of the rich, that it takes an
extreme case to excite even their passing atten
tion. They have blushed so much at the acts of
their aristocracy of wealth, that tho national
complexion seems weather beaten.
But when our ambassador at "the court of
Pome permits himself to be sued for $5,000 com
mission for securing a titled husband for his
daughter, there is an added glow that no ex
posure to nature's sun could cause. It was in
1904 that the daughter became the Countess do
For three years the count swam in American
money and extravagance. Then he had the grace
to die. Now the Frenchman who says he ar
ranged the marriage on a commission of which
ho was paid a part, but has been unable to col
lect the balance, has brought suit.
Nor is this an unusual case, except .in its get
ting to the courts". Tt is not a thing unknown
that matrimonial agents have found titles in
Europe for American families, who did no.t have
the social standing to bring them in personal
contact with fortune seeking nobility.
America has known this in a general way and
newspapers have at intervals told of particu
lars. But these wore the cases of private citi
zens and not of official representatives at for
eign courts. Nor have any of the""ben'eficiaries
had to bo'sucd to make good their contracts.
Of course in the present instance, the ambas
sador, even if the case is as stated, which has
stilllo be proved, may be justified in contend
ing that the balance was forfeited when the
count died, and that he had already paid enough
for a title that only lasted three years. Again
it may be pure blackmail.
Yet even at that the public will wish the $5,000
had been paid and a receipt taken in full, even
if it had been put in a consular deficiency appro
priation. It is one thing for a private citizen to
have such a contract charged against him and
quite another for the United States, as it were,
to be sued on such an account.
Even that such a suit could be brought is a
national disgrace. But it is tho national result
of these little bargains and sales, which are but
purely mercenary and most vulgar transactions,
whether made direct or through some agency.
Real Gaster Lilies
Cbe Story of
IN the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn to
ward the first day of the wc.h, came JWary JWag
dalene and the other JYlary to sec the sepulchre.
Hnd, behold, there was a great earthquake: for
the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and
came and rolled bach the stone from the door, and
sat upon it.
Ris-countenance was
lihe lightning, and bis rai
ment white as snow:
Hnd for fear of him
the beepers did shahc
and became as dead men.
Hnd the angel an
swered and said unto the
women, fear not ye: for I
hnow that ye scch csus,
which was crucified.
Re is not here: for
be is risen, as he said.
Come, sec the place where
the Lord lay.
Hnd go quichly, and
tell his disciples that he
is risen from the dead;
and, behold, be gocth be
fore you into Galilee:
there shall ye sec him: lo, T. have told you.
Hnd they departed quichly from the sepulchre
with fear and great joy; and did run to bring bis
disciples word.
Hnd as they went to fell bis disciples, behold,
7esus met them, saying, Hll hail. Hnd they came
and held him by the feet and worshipped him.
Chen said 7csus unto them, Be not afrafd: go
tell my brethren that they go into Galilee, and there
shall tbey sec me. ,
BELIEVE that with every
Easter dawn a fuller efful
gence of spiritual light illu
minates the earth. Easter spells
optimism. The optimist 13 the
only naturalized citizen of the
universe. He is, Indeed, a uni
versal denizen, owner of tho
sphere ho tieads and Inheritor
of stars.
Optimism means belief in tho
eternal goodness, acceptance of
so called evil In tho full confi
dence that the evolutionary proc
esses of divine nature are work
In? with nbsoluto certainty to
ward ultimate perfection.
In my view the person who
does not believe In the prepon
derance of the good over the evil
upon this earth has no right to
call himself a Christian. He
does not believe in Christ, who
believed in humanity and loved
even thoso who persecuted him.
Ho does not believe in God, for
God is the Immanent essence of
good residing in all things.
Easter is both pagan and Chris
tian. Centuries before the Naz
nrcne proclaimed good will to
men the- pagan optimists cele
brated tho return of spring as
tho awakening, the rebirth, the
resurrection of life out of appar
ent death.
Every day's dawn is an Eastor
morning to the optimist. Tho
spirit of aspiration shakes off its
lethargy of the night as a use
less, garment and goes forth
each new day to higher alti
tudes of endeavor.
There was a period in the past
century when a movement call
ed transcendentalism stirred tho
souls of thinking men. Ralph
Waldo Emerson was its high
priest. Emerson was the tran
scendent optimist. Ho acknowl
edged no evil in the universe.
IIo knew only that which was
good and held fast thereto.
We cannot all be Emersonian
In Intellect, but we can transcend
our environment. Many of us
are down amid tho murk and tho
muck, but -wo cau look up into
the light and by hitching our
wagons to tho stars be drawn up
ward Into liberty. Grief bludg
eons our heads, but it need not
bow them. Sorrow pierces our
hearts, but it need not break
them, if wo believe in the jus
tice of the Infinite, these little
temporal lives will become to us
only as incidents In the Irresisti
ble upward leading of the eter
nal. Life is the supreme fact. Eas
ter exemplifies the triumph of
life. Let us believe only in life,
refusing to be domineered by
the unsubstantial wraith called
death, refusing to be diverted
thereby from "the upward look
ing and the light." Then will
Easter be to us the most signifi
cant, the most inspiring, the
most uplifting of all the days
that dawn.
Vataitr r0 'ossiwo'
"Call Me Ear!."
If you're waking call me early: call mc
early, mother dear,
For tomorrow will be Easter let us hope
It may bo clear
And you know how long It takes me
when I want to look iny best
Ere I finish my complexion and can get
completely dressed.
There are many Jealous women who will
stare -unm I appear,
So, If you're waking, call me call m
early, mother dear.
My hat cost fourteen dollars, marked from
twenty, as you know.
It had been a little damaged. They will
never guess It, though.
They will think I paid the twenty, not a
single penny less,
And their ees will do some bulging when
they see mo come, I guess.
Tho wpather man has promised that It
shall bo warm and clear.
Therefore, If you're waking, call me call
mo early, mother dear.
And my gown and wrap! Oh. mother.
they're tho best I've over had!
If tho day Is only decent I will be su-
Ijremely glad.
I'll Insist on being seated near the pulpit,
and I'll smile
In a sweet, angelic manner as I travel
down the aisle.
Get tho cook's alarm clock from her. Set
It and then keep It near
And be sure to call me early call me
early, mother dear.
The Old Story.
I know not why It Is, but every year
The story seems more wondrous strange
and new.
I bend above my Illy buds to hear
Them whisper softly what I know Is
That winter's past;
That spring comes fast;
That life and Joy are here at last'
Some Diverting Incidents of the Gi-iat
Church Controversy.
"The festival of Easter Is to bo cele
brated on the Sunday following tho
first full moon after tho beginning of
Therefore if the moon becomes full
upon the day on which spring begins
the Sunday after the next full moon is
of course indicated by tho directions
of the council as Easter day. And If
tho moon becomes full on a Sunday
the next Sunday similarly must bo
Easter day.
Tho history of this controversy re
specting tho date of Easter, which tho
Nicaean council happily settled, in
cludes a number of diverting anec
dotes based upon the disinclination of
different people to accept even the
jouncll's rulings.
A story Is told of a European of
prominence who celebrated Easter ev
ery year on tho very same day on
which his wife celebrated Palm Sun
day. Another story Is told of a devout
old couple in Germany who refused toi
abli'e by a new cliurch decree relative
to Easter. The decree altered the date,
and on the day on which they had al- j
ways attended the Easter services the,
old people walked from their home to!
the church. They found tho church,
closed and no Easter service In prog-
ress. The old gentleman beat upon '
tho door with his stout stick and de
manded admittance, and when there
was no response from the uninhabited
church the old people retraced their
steps to celebrate Easter at home.
Not an Unfamiliar Name to Those
Who Travel. ,
"Wunst," said the sailor, refilling his
glass, "I spent Easter on Easter Island.
Jolly little place southern Pacific
pains and all that gals as yaller and
Inspiring as this here eggnog.
"Another time I camped on Easter
Sunday at the foot of Easter hill, iu
the New Hebrides. That's a hill what
ain't never been climbed. All we had
to cat and drink that day was rice
and water.
"There's two English villages In
Essex, one called High Easter and.
the other called Good Easter, that I
visited ono Easter holiday out of cu
riosity. But I didn't see nothing.
"Easter bole, In southern Patagonia,
Is a natural well what ain't got no bot
tom, the natives say. The water In it"
rises and falls with tho tide.
"But the most melancholy place I
ever put in an Easter at was in Easter
canyon, in Arizony. We was pros
pecting there, me and Carlos Riberla.
It's a wonder we didn't see ghosts,
for at Easter canyon a party of immi
grants died of starvation on Easter
Sunday, leaving a heartbroken chalk:
diary on the rocks."
Easter Myths and Customs.
Many and varied are the supersti
tions. Ideas and customs which cluster
around Easter. Ono of the best known
is that it is unlucky to neglect the
wearing of new attire on Easter day.
This widely prevalent custom originat
ed. It is said, with tho young people
of Yorkshire, England, who never fall,
to provide for themselves some new
article of dress or of personal adorn
ment, firmly believing that unless'they
do the crakes or rooks will avengo
tho neglect by damaging their cloth
ing. It is held to bo a good omen If
ono sees a lamb the first thiug on
Easter morning. The lamb, it is to
be noted, should bo standing erect and
looking toward one to augur tho most
felicitous results.
Tho weather on Easter day is also
specially significant. This is a point
for forecasters. If the sun .blazes out
on Easter day, that is very good au
gury, for It is sure to shine again on
Whitsunday in May. An old couplet
tells us that
A good deal of rain on Easter day
Gives a good crop of grass, but little good
The direction from which the wind
blows should also bo carefully noted.
If the wind Is in the cast It Is said
that there Is great virtue in the water
used on Easter day.
A curious fable connected with Eas
ter day is that on that day the sun
could be seen to dance, a superstition
which has readily been traced to hea
then origin. It was the custom during
the ancient pagan spring festivals, of
which the modern Easter is an adapta
tion, for the suu worshipers who held
these ceremonies to dance at a festival
in honor of tho sun after tho vernal
equinox. Leslie's Weekly.
Easter Jewelry.
It's the same kind you see at the
Jeweler's at other seasons, but It's
made apropos by being tied with
white and purple ribbon to dainty-
A gold plated hatpin conveys tho
Easter wishes of "Bre'r Rabbit,"
whose clever pen and Ink portrait ap
pears on the attached card.
A rabbit's foot charm with silver
mounting Is most appropriate, tied to
an Easter Illy card.
Pretty little silver pencil cases, with
a rabbit in relief on tho top, swing on
a silver chain from a card.
Silver bookmarks, bracelets, brooches,
button hooks, shoe horns and neck
laces are all dressed In this Easter
fashion with cards and ribbons.
Easter Morning.
With air demure and downcast eyes
The alto takes her place.
And as the anthem sweet she sings
Of charity and grace
Her look of rapt beatltudo
To an exultant grin
Is changed, and higher, higher still
Is raised her dimpled chin.
Can It be fervor for the theme?
Ah, no. It's sad to state;
3he saes the tag on her neighbor's coat!
It roads: "Four ninet-cu,ht'

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