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Friday, November 2o, 1910.
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REPORT on the progress of the work on the Panama canal shows a condition
that should he gratifying to every American. Given tip in despair by the
French, who pride themselves on the. genius of their engineers, pronounced, an
impossible task by the best engineers of Europe, assailed by the demagogs at
home as an impossibility and a dream, the work has progressed under American
supervision and. determination with fax greater speed than promised.
Americans have repeatedly shown that by pluck, determination and genius they
can accomplish any task they set themselves to, but the Panama canal is about
the biggest task ever undertaken by the American people and they have met the
Issue in their -usual big way.
There has been no grafting, and no foolishness, but real hard work. The task
was set and it has been done, more than done, fox never yet have the constructors
failed, to keep just a little ahead of calculations, even with such reverses as earth
quakes, floods, and landslides, over which even an American has no control.
The big ditch is going to be completed, a yeax at least ahead of the time
originally set and that was a date which all the scientific world said was set too
soon and the great highway of commerce between the two oceans will be doing
business as a monument to the skill of the people of the western continent a full
twelve months before the scientific men of the old world get through gasping over
the daring and the audacity of the westerners.
Now let us be thankful that it is still a month until Christmas.
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Do your Christmas shopping now. Get the best bargains before "they -are
Tucson wants paving like El Paso's. Tucson will make no mistake in emulat
ing EI Paso in all that she does.
With keno and the races both going in Juarez, the retail merchants may well
be thankful when bills are paid.
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Old Gen. Porfirio Diaz has demonstrated that he is still in the class 'that is
net yet eligible for the Down and Out club.
Anyhow, the change of the governorship in Chihuahua keeps it all in the fam
ily. Father Terrazas had it, then soninlaw Creel and now it is son Terrazas.
Now the football pads will go into
have to hibernate until the willow sticks
James M. Curley, of Boston, elected to congress on the Democratic ticket, once
served a term in the house of correction. Not such a bad start for a man who is
going to sit in congress.
Any other place, such weather as we had yesterday would have been an oc
casion for thankfulness, but it was just a natural El Paso day, so nobody gave any
special thanks for the weather.
NEW York schools are serving hot lunches to the children for three, cents and
no money is being lost and the children and parents are more than sat
isfied. It saves time, saves the children a walk home through the heat or cold as the
case may be, gives them time to play after the lunch and makes it certain that all
get wholesome, well cooked food, so necessary for a healthy body and a brain
capable of study.
With the domestic science departments in operation in many of the El Paso
schools, it would not be difficult to prepare such lunches at least the experiment
might be made in the school best equipped in this line and the benefit would be
That sugar trust fine ought to be a sweet morsel for the United States.
Property is a lot better protected in Mexico than in some places in the United
It is not as hard to criticise the other fellow's work as it is to try to do it
originally. Ever think of that?
"This city is distressingly quiet," is the way Otherman Stevens, the play
wright and dramatic critic, writes of Mexico City.
Wonder if some of the other "war"' news we get is as "reliable" as some
that has been sent out on the Mexican "Revolution?"
Body and spiritual ailments both got treatment at the tabernacle last night.
A. doctor took a fling at the people first and then a preacher.
A store has been started in Los Angeles "for the poor." Wonder how much
patronage it will get? Very few of us will admit publicly that we are in that
If Madero could be 'in all the places that he has been reported, and all at
the same time as reported, he would have Moses backed off the chart of fame as
a performer of miracles.
El Paso congratulates Las Cruces on the success of her fair. May both El
Paso and Xas Cruces get closer together on their respective fairs' and each place an
exhibit with the other next year.
Maybe because "Torreon taken" sounded so euphonious, the correspondents just
couldn't help jumping onto it as one of the Mexican cities in the hands of the
"rebels." But Torreon refuses to be taken yet. '
Cavalieri is to get $25,000 to stay in Europe and make no attempt to sing in
this country this year. Relatives of her onetime husband, Bob Chanler, are put
ting up the coin. Cavalieri is lucky; Most people have to work for their money; all
can't many for it."
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Um 'walt's Denatured Poem
1 "j" ILVVE a low down taste, or worse;
i I from Robert Browning's verse, and.
j.i.um. jii.xn.ca me Liitru uiiu. ohjh; 11c uvtzsi. o Jxivnc w& im:ttimiy Clear, aim ao x
lead Arithmetw, which quickly dries the bitter tear. Arithmetic! It doesn't
soar on frantic wings into the mist; it says that two and two make four, and
you can ibank on that, I wist. Subtract sixteen from
to come. At dewy eve, at glaring moon, I wade
through my arithmetic, for vulgar fractions are a
boo'n, but Old Bob Browning makes me sick. The Browning fans abuse me
Si;re because I'd rather do my sums, subtracting twelve from twentv-four, to see
. what sort of answer comes, than struggle
j hides the writer's thought. Add seventeen to forty-nine; subtract eighteen the
answers what? I revel m the rule
subtraction's good enough for me, and
Copyright. 1910, by Georg Mattuew
HIS GRIEVANCE The Herald's
By Madame Severlne. Daily Shoft StOlTy
THE revolutionary tribunal was
working overtime for the pris
ons were overcrowded and
quick work was necessary to make
room for the hundreds of men, women
and children who were daily arrested,
suspected of bein enemies of the re
public. The courtroom is full of peo
ple who have nothing to do but to
witness the "trials," who have been
there felnce early morning bringing
with them their breod, wine and
cheese rather than leavj the room for
their midday meal and risk missing a
single exciting scene, a single mo
ment of tne enjoyment of watching the
agony of the prisoners.
Are they then all monsters, these
people, many of whom have good na
tured faces? This stout woman who
has evidently left her cart of vege
tables in the market place, this co
quetting young laundress who smil
ingly submits to being kissed on her
red cheeks and lips by those standing
next to her, and this baldheaded, kind
ly looking old man, who Is so contin
ually endeavoring to make those
standing near him stop talking that
he may hear the questions and answers
of the prisoners?
No, they are not cruel by nature,
they have simply been seized with the
general fever, the lust of blood, the
contagion of cruelty. Under other cir
cumstances they would be the most
kindheared and charitable of people.
They come to court as to a theater, to
look at the accused, to applaud those
whose behavior pleases them, to hoot
the cowards and admire the brave.
"Armandin Louis, former marquis
de Chalost, to the bar."
A man of less than 40. with aristo
cratic, rather pleasant features arises,
faces his judge and he begins to an
swer the questions which are flung at
him by the public prosecutor.
He defends himself cleverly, a little
too cleverly perhaps and -with 111 con
cealed contempt of his surroundings.
His replies are stinging, full of car- , were as nothing compared to the Irre
casm and arouse the anger of the au- j slstible eloquence of his wife, and as
"To the guillotine! To the basket 1
A bas l'aristocrat!"
A clear, silvers' voice rings through
the court room and 'a young woman
dresed in the cap and skirt of an j
humble citizen, forces her way through j
the crowd, which is astonished at her j
audacity. - j
Is she pretty? They do not know. J everybody's lips, it was mentioned in
Big, earnest, pleading eyes, a charm- i all the papers and famous men and
ing smile, dimpled cheeks and a women came to their modest lodgings
wealth of auburn hair falling in naf- ; to congratulate her, while he was re
ural curls about her slender neck and duced to being "the husband of cili
shoulders, and the most impressive of zeness Chalost." She was first, he
all an air of fearlessness, of natural j only a poor second, and the idea that
vivacity of tender heroism. this was always "to be so, grated on
The face of the judge loses its stern j his masculine pride,
expression which gives way to an al- j Without any fau't of Francoise's her
most benevolent regard. rencAvn spread all over the country
"Who are ou citizeness?" j and when a great poet wrote an im-
"Citizeness Chalost." j mortal poem about her, the whole mat-
"Kill her! The dirty minx! Chop I
her head off! Hand her over to us." j
"Wait a little," she replied with a
smile raising her little hand. "That
will all come in good time. You seem
to be In such a terrible hurry!"
The crowd glared at this slender, al
most girlish woman who dared tell
them how to behave. It was mon
strous, unheard of! And still the
charm of her face, her evident sin
cerity and earnestness were irresisi-.
"In the name of the people I place
you under arrest citizeness Chalost." '
"Why, of course you do, sir judge.
What else could you do in your posi
tion But that matters little to me,
if j-ou will allow me to speak."
"To defend pourself ?''
"Defend myself? Why, no! to de
In simple words, but in an exquis
itely modulated voice, she tells how
Chalost went to America with .La
fayette to fight for the cause of free
dom how he refused to emigrate to
C. J. Lake and wife, of Chihuahua,
are at the Pierson.
Dr. Penrose went north to Pueblo
this morning to be gone two weeks.
Bert "V-oorhees, the Albuquerque bi
cyclist, arrived to take part in the
A. Lu Whiteside, of the El Paso Cigar
Manufacturing company, takes a busi
ness trip to Arizona tomorrow.
A big black bear ruthlessly slain in
the Davis mountains by Maj. Bill Few
el. is suspended In midair in front of
Ex-mayor R. F. Johnson arrived from
Monterey onlast evening'.s limited and
will be in town looking after "business
matters for some time.
Col. Mills and Capt. Derby leave
for the east tomorrow as the -work of
the commission is completed until con
gress takes action relative to the dam.
There was a well attended recep
tion last night at the San Antonio
street residence of W. S. McCutcheon,
to bishop Kendrick, under the aus
pices of the Daughters of the King.
Lee Stephens, aged 18, son of con
gressman Stephens, of this district,
was fatally injured the other lay by
'the premature explosion of a gun. The
young man was out hunting.
J. A. Smith announces that, at the
proper time "I expect to make appli
cation for appointment to the posi
tion of postmaster at El Paso again
and will heartily appreciate any sup
port the patrons of the office think
proper to give me when solicited for
the same." ,
J A YEARS AGO TO-
JL Jt From The HeraH of this date, 1896) DA Y
my soul is tin, my head is dense; I turn
read a book that has some sense. Old
thirty-eight and add the quotient to the sum, and if
you have your figures straight the dividend is sure
with the Browning line, which always
01 three, with decimals I sport and play;
Browning's puzzles make me rav.
take up arms against France, how they
had come to the city to hide them
selves among: the crowd under an as
sumed name, to earn their lining by
the work of "their hands, how she had
become a laundress, and how happy
they were in their humble house, bo
cause they loved each other.
Then followed an impassioned praise
of love revealing- the strength of her
passion, the nobility of her soul, the
pure simplicity of her heart, the un
bounded admiration of her husband,
Francoise de Chalost laid bare evory
corner of her soul, she appealed to the
memories of the old, the present hap
piness of the young people in love,
the pity of everyone present. Tears
were streaming down her cheeks, she
reached, without knowing it herself, the
utmost heights of magnetic eloquence
and when she begged the judge to let
them die together, if they must die.
when she threw herself into the arms
! of her husband, the crowd that filled
the courtroom burst out sobbing, and
a general cry for acquittal went up.
They did not wait for the assent of
the judge, who in vain, was trying to
hide his own emotion, but broke down
the barriers, raised the accused high
on their shoulders and carried them
out of the courtroom, the Judge him
self now applauding their act.
Tears afterwards we find the two
in a modest home, half farm, half
mansion, at Cas.tillon. Their humble
position has made no difference to
Francoise de Chalost, and if she looks
a little more mature now, if there are
silver threads in her hair, her heart is
no more than 20 yet.
Is she then happy? No, she lost
her happiness the very moment she
thought she had won it forever.
"While he listened to her speech in
front of the tribunal Chalost felt
proud of her, happy to have won the
heart of such a woman. He admitted
readily that his own feeble arguments
they were being carried out of the
courtroom on the shoulders of the
crowd his heart "was filled to overflow
ing with love and gratitude towards
But after that day Francoise had
become a popular heroine, the adored
pet of Paris, she was pointed out to
strangers, people went out of their
way to look at her, her name was on
ter became unbearable to her husband.
While Francoise bore her halo with
modesty, never for a moment suspect
ing what was going on in her hus
band's petty mind, -while her own soul
remained simple and unspoiled as ever,
he grew more and more bitter in his
feelings .towards her. She had saved
j his life, of course, but need he ever
be reminded of that? Even she her
self loves to dwell on that memory,
all unconscious of the impression It
makes on him.
Instinctively he begins to look for
revenge, for a way of showing his In
dependence, of proving his masculine
superiority, and hoping to humiliate
her, he Is openly unfaithful. He heaps
upon that shining head of auburn
tresses, insult after insult.
Years pass on. and he, the murderer
of her affections declines Into an, old
age. unhallowed by the tenderness of
love. His sordid petty revenge hast
ened his wife's death and now rebounds
upon himself peopling his dreams with
spectres of past happiness.
Over 200 people attended Chopin
hall last night on the occasion of the
first concert by the Choral union. There
were 23 singers, among who are Miss
Phelps, Mr. Brown. Mrs. Nabl, Mr.
Schutz. Mrs. Newell. Mr. Howe. Mrs.
Fink and Miss Doane. Pitzer's orches
tra was In attendance.
NO SERVICKS. HIT GOOD
DLNAERS IX SOI.OMO.VVI1.L.E.
Solomon ville. Arz., Nov. 25. No
Thanksgiving services were held In
Solomonville, but good dinners were
numerous and many observed the day.
A number of local hunters went to
the foothills to hunt small game. Wives
and children of some went along and
the outing was a delightful one for
II. C. Ussher, father of E. T. Ussher,
deputy sheriff, on his return from Eng
land, stopped to make his son and
wife a visit en route to his home in
W. C. McFarland has returned from
an extended business trip east. He
had business before the U. S. supreme
court at Washington. D. C. and also
business that called him to New York
City and Boston. He expressed him
self as glad to get back Into the sun
shine. CARRIERS' DAY.
Tomorrow bcinpr the last Saturday of
the month, The Herald carriers will
present hills for the month of Xoum-
her. -Subscriber villi khiilly note the
aloe and be ready for the 1;oj.j.
EFFECT OF INVENTIONS 7
UPON AMERICAN PROGRESS f
Not an Individual Who Cannot Feel Its Influence. :
IT would be difficult to overestimate
the part which the inventor has
plajed In the material pr.uress of
the Ijiiiteil States, .nd it !- e i aliv nard
to picture the full effect of his work
upon the lives of the people, individu
ally and collectively. "We know thai
the economists attribute two-thirds of
the wealth of this nation to the crea
tions of American inventive genius. We
also know that there is not an inll-
ldual so remote from the ppnters of
human activity as to be bevond the in-
It is only 60 years since manuactur
ing. began to be one of our national ac
tivities. Since tnat time the value of
our manufactures has Increased more
than fifteenfold; the wages of the em
ployes of the country's factories have
been multiplied by ten; and the number
of men and women finding employment
has quintupled. The inventor has made
most of this possible, just as he has
increased the products of tne farm and
of the mine.
Electricity In Commerce.
Many industries have been called into
existence through the work of the in
ventors. One of the most profitable of
these is the use of electricity In tha
commercial world. In less than 40
years the activities of Inventors in the
field of electrical application have built
up an industry with a total Inevstment
of $7,000,000,000. The products and
revenues of the electrical industries
aggregate a billion dollars a year, and
the 700,000 people who find employ
ment annually receive wages and sal
aries aggregating half a billion dollars..
Invention the AVonder Worker.
Invention is the one -wonder-worker
which may take away from ana add to
at the same time. It solves the old
problem of eating cake and having It.
It makes labor-saving machinery; at
the same time adding to the demand
for labor. It subtracts from labor's op
portunities for profitable employment
in one place; and by the same process
multiplies its opportunities In another
place. One railroad train taxes tne
place of a dozen stage coaches or hun
dreds of wagon teams; yet there Is
more work for -norses and men in the
transportation -world than ever before.
The day was when one man cou" turn
out from 42 to 48 yards of shirting in
a week. Now, attending six power
looms, he can produce 1500 yards. Yet
there are more men making shirting
today than ever before.
A century ago it wasi only the well
to do who could enjoy the luxury of a
bountiful .supply of clean bed linen. It
took the earnings of 30 days of com
mon labor to buy a single nen bed
sheet. Today they are within the reach
of, even the comparatively poor. A
century ago it required tne earnings of
from four to 12 days to buy a gridiron.
Ella 22 Wilcox
TO YOU. madam, the wife and
mother, I address myself. Y"ou
mav have no need of my re-
marks; they may not apply to you. If
they do, you will know it, whether you
confess it or not. But I am quite cer
tain you will be, able to think of some
one or more of your acquaintances to
whom they will apply.
The tvpe of woman I am writing
j about today exists everywhere. She is
in tne uura-iusiuuo.uic .h.-.,go, o.-
to be found over the washtubs in the
tenements, and she prevails largely in
the space between the two extremes.
In the country, where women do tneir
own work. I have found her numerous
ly, and in villages and towns where
she keeps one or several domestics,
she also exists.
It makes no difference whether she
is rich or poor, fortunate or unfortu
nate. When a -woman has allowed
herself to become a petty tyrant in
disposition, she will find cause and
occasion to exercise her peculiar tal
ents to make everybody about her mis
erable, no matter what her surround
ings. Of course, selfishness is t the
root of it. Yet perhaps you are a wo
man who keeps your family mis oriole
mentally, yet you tell me that you ur
You do the work of a domestic to
save your husband the expense becarse
he is not prosperous in money matters,
and j'ou do all the sewing for the chil
dren, and you deny yourself comforts
for the sake of the family, in order
that the husband and children may
enjoy luxuries, perhaps.
The Effect Spoiled.
But, my dear madam, how can thev
enjoy' those luxuries when you tell
them 20 times a week how you have
saved and slaved for their sakes? Why
have you not the good sense to see that
thev would be happier If you took me
easy and smiled at them and let them
work and save lor you. ine; wumu
rather a thousand times do this, and
see a happy, cheerful face about th
home, and hear loving words and hope
ful talk, than to see the despairing
face you carry about, and to hear your
never-ending taie oi ion aim su.unm.v-.
lom pretena to De a uinsuuii, t- j
sum, uul c..c """"" " 7 - I',
uescriDing uer unu &uuu uiuii
who makes everybody about her utter
ly wretched by her constant references
to her sacrifices for their sake, is no
Christian. Christ will be ashamed to
own her when she gets out of her
You say you want you- family to
appreciate what you are doing, and you
are obliged to remind your husband
and children of your unselfish labors I
ana economies or ie.i wum ic.v.
them as a matter of course after a
while. Let me answer you. madam,
that nobody ever appreciated a favor
of which he was reminded every day in
the week by the doer, and to talk
about your favors to others Is as batl
or worse than forgetting others' favors
bestowed on you.
Discontinue your labors for your
family for a while if 5'ou think the
members do not appreciate you. Lie
down and read, and be cheerful an-1
amiable and affectionate, and see how
quickly husband and children will
spring to your aid.
This is a far better way of getting
attention than by demanding it.
Muit lie First.
The woman tyrant has an idea that
she must always be first in everything
In the consideration of each member
of her household. I have known her
to make a scene because her husband
pat for an hour with their daughter
and a girl friend who had just re
turned from boarding school, while tha
mother was writing letters in another
She was accustomed to having her
husband come at once to her side when
he returned from business, and she
considered it a slight and a lack of
Now by working an hour or two one
may earn enough to buy a good one.
The average individual in those days
had a scant supply of clothing. He
could not have frequent changes, and
consequently was not physically as
clean as he is todaj-. The rise of tex
tile machinery has changed all this,
and today the very poor may enjoy as
good clothing as the moderaTco -.veil
ro do did in tne early days or tne re
public. The very first problem tnat
faced mortal man was that of clothing
i himself. Until a century or iTO ago
the activities of half the civilized world
were entirely absorbed in providing
raiment for civilization. Today only a
small percentage of the peopie are so
employed, and the others give no
thought to the subject except as tney
come In contact with the problem at
the retail counter.
Tne statisticians have attempted to
figure out how many people It -would
require to produce the entire output of
the American manufacturing establish
ments, working under conditions which
obtained a century ago. Tney figure
that at least 100,000,000 employes
would be required. Five million are
now so employed. According to this
ratio between manufacturing employes
and population it would require the
population of the entire globe to give
us 100,000,000 workmen 'in our fac
tories. Dinner Tables Affected.
Even our dinner tables have Deen af
fected by the inventor. One may find
on the dinner table the products of the
whole world grapes from New York,
bananas from Central America, oranges
from Florida, raisins from California,
nuts from Europe, figs from Asia, linen
from England. Ivory from Africa
most of it made possible bj improved
methods of transportation. Not only
tnls. but summer's delicacies may be
served in winter, and tne winter's good
things kept over for summer. The cold
storage "warehouses of the tJnlted
States are said to contain $3,000,000,000
worth of products every year, a great
proportion of which are food products
awaiting the demands of the American
Railroad transportation probably has
done more to influence the habits- of
life of the American people than any
other one thing. It not only 'nas been
a great agency in the development of
the nation, but for purposes of com
merce it has made every man In this
vast empire a next-door neighbour to
every other man. The Washlngtonian
may buy a pair of shoes from Brockton
as cheaply as if he walked across the
street to the factory. A New Yorker
may buy a bag of flour from a Minne
apolis mill as advantageously as If he
went to Minneapolis and held his flour
bag under tne spout. The American
GIVES WIVES SOME
courtesy when he lingered with anyone
else, even his own daughter, for an
Poor "Way to Hold I,ove.
This is a poor way to keep a man
in love with you. Only a weak man
woufd submit to it. The man I refer
to was not a weak man in any sense,
save that he longed for a peaceful
home. He submitted to his wife's ty
ranny In a great degree merely to
keep peace, and he finally died insane.
It was small wonder. Constant as
sociation, with a man or woman who
is a petty tyrant wears the brain far
more than a great sorrow or tragedy.
The wife who makes herself so
adorably sweet and charmln? that a
man prefers her society to that of anv
other person never needs to demand
It is far more flattering to know
tha a man seeks you because nowhere
else can he receive such a welcome,
such thoughtfulness for his comfort,
such pleasing attentions or hear such
an agreeable conversation, than to
glory in the thought that you have
forced him to obey you by making a
The sort of -woman -who is always
working herself to death for the physi
cal comforts of her husband and chil
dren, and then ruins the mental at
mosphere of the home by her moods
and her arbitrary rules, is, in my es
timation, far worse than the indolent
and neglectful mother who lets others ,
Vot- ho hnronc mf Vasn- nla.1rl nnil
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I have seen a home spoiled by a
fine housekeeper and a careful econo
mizer who made the meal hour a time
to dread for every member of the family-
If any one chanced to be 10 minutes
late, it led to a lecture upon the can
and, toil wiich had been bestowed upon
the preparations of the repast and the
recessltv of its being partaken of
j while fresh and hot, and the incon
venience it caused others herself or
the domestics to have members of the
family late, and so on and so on, for
ever like ' Tennyson's brook, until
starvatlon WOuId have been rapture
compared to listening.
The Better Way.
How much kinder It would have been
to clear away the dinner and to tell
the tardy boy that he would have to
take what he could find on his re
turn, as the hour for dinner -was over.
Told this with a smile, the boy would
have been more content with a sand
wich and a cup of water than with a
full course dinner served with a tirade
Tf vou re .
oman of this kind, let
me b of you to reaiize that it is not
what "ou do for your own dear ones
which makes a home, but it is how you
do it, and what vour tone and your
eyes express to them far more than
what your hands perform.
And let me tell you another thing.
I You have no right to spoil the lives
of those about you by your whims,
your narrow judgments, your arbitrary
rules, or your self-centered notions
and the thousand intangible and Inde
scribable ways which women like vou
have at their command for rendering
What you need is a good strong
master. A man -who will say to you,
"Madam, I married a -woman I respect
ed, believing her to be posessed of goo 3
sense and a desire to make me happy
You are forfeiting my respect, you ari j
showing very little good sense, and j
you are reuuenng me miseraoie. x ard children and deny yourself corn
shall be obliged to take up my quar- forts for their sake, if vou r m-
ters at the club unless you can control'
yourself and change your system oi
It will be well for you if your chil
dren make an open revolt against your
petty tyranny and get away from your
To Yield Ts Useless.
It is perfectly useless for husband
or children to yield to the home ty-
Life's too short t' read uncut maga
zines. Th' most undesirable o' all fellers
is th' one that eats soup like a walrus.
transportation system has been worked
out so thoroughly that the cost of the
transportation rarely enters into the
price which the consumer pays for the
things he buys at retail. For his
clothes he pays the same price wnetner
he buys them in the town where they
are manufactured or a thousana miles
away. His steak and bis bread cost
no more at the point where he buys
them than they cost in Chicago and
minneapolis. His books are the same
price in the city where they are printed
as at the other side of the continent.
When Traveling Cost More.
The rates of transportation prevail
ing today may be higher than is justi
fied, but when compared with rates
which prevailed before the existence of
the railroads they seem very low. In
the early history of the country it was
no- unusual thing to pay from 20 to 30
cents a ton per mile for the transporta
tion of freight. Today the averags
of freight in the United States Is hauled
a full mile for less than one cent.
Labor was at one time bitteriy ops
posed to the labor saving machine. Tha
inventor was looked upon as an enemy
who would take from the laborer's
children the very breadwhlch they ate.
The textile workers' In the days of Kay
and Arkwright would have destroyed
every machine such men brougnt out
Even in our own country the aawning
of the age of agricultural machinery
aroused the agricultural laborer to a
high pitch of indignation. He saw In
It a movement to deny him a part In
the harvest operations, or a chance to
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rant. The more they yield, the mora
intolerant and domineering she will
become. It is absolutely useress, also,
to argue with her. She is not amend
able to reason. The only thing to do
is t6 take a quiet, determined stand
and maintain it; and if she continues
to nag and scold and irritate, to get
away from her influence, for there :3
no tie of blood or duty which gives
one person the right to ruin the hap
piness of another.
And yet everywhere, all about us,
beautiful homes are to be found -which
are mere pauper houses, so far as hap
piness is concerned, because of some
one member of the family who Is a
petty tyrant; a nagger, and a peace
Sometimes it is the husband and
father, but no man, unless it be an
invalid, has the power tomake or mar
the home as every wife and mother
It is the presiding mentality the
person who is constantly in the house
who makes Its spiritual atmosphere.
Thoughts are like odors, and they fill
the space we occupy -with their emana
tions. A woman has the opportunity to so
dominate a home with her sweet, rest
ful, kind, cheerful thoughts that she
can overcome the influence of a
crochety man during the few hours he
is in the house.
One of the most peaceful houses I
ever entered -was made "so by the sun
ny hearted wife of a cross grained
husband. The mother's view of life
was reflected by the children, and in
spite of an unamiable host, guests
found the house full of rest and
I "ere Hie ftl
Where the wife and mother possesses
the despondent or tyrannical nature.
however, there is small chance for a
husband or children to make the home
anything but a place to sleep. Only
when one Is locked in the arms of Mor
pheus is peace to be found under tha
roof of such a woman.
Usually Models, Too.
And yet these women are almost al
ways devoted church-goers and usual
ly regarded by their neighbors as de
voted wives and mothers who are sac
rificing their best interests for the
sake of an unappreciatlve family.
It Is only those who dwell under the
roof with them, day after day, who
realize the enormity of their crimes,
for it is one of the worst crimes of
the calendar to destroy the happiness
of a home.
There is nothing in life for any man
or woman who has an uncomfortable
discordant home. "Wealth, honor and
fame are of no use to one who goes
back to his own roof with dread.
The petty minded woman tyrant in
variably saves all her worries and
cares and bodily aches to talk about
upon the return of husband and chil
dren, in order that they may appre
ciate how much she suffers for their
sakes in her effort to keep the home
She does not realize that a little
dust and disorder in the home could
be borne better than so much mental
disorder, as her conversation Indi
cates. Not that either is necessary
there Is no earthly reason why a wo
man cannot perform all the duties
which love prompts and life requires
and retain a cheerful and agreeable
deportment at the same time.
But, if one of the two must be neg
lected, let It always be the physical
duty. Somebody else can be found
who will do that for you, no. one else
can be agreeable and cheerful for you.
And remember this: You are not a
good wife or a good mother or a good
Christian, though, if you work your
hands to the bone for your husband
plaining, scolding and making scenes
over the daily annoyances which occur
in every household.
Unless you are amiable, cheerful op
timistic and agreeable in your family,
you are a bad wife, a bad mother and
a bad citizen.
Copyright, 191Q, by American-Jour-
nai-cxaminer. lireat Britain Hrht