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Saturday, Dee. 31, 1910. EDITORIAL A? EL PASO HERAUD Xts.bllBhed April. 18S1. The El Paso Herald Includes also, by absorption an uccessloa. The Dally News, The Telegraph, The Telegram, The Tribune, The Graphic. Th Sun, The Advertiser, The Independent, The Journal, The Republican. The Bulletin. i " 1CEMHER ASSOCIATED PKESS AND AMSR. NTSW8P. PUBLISHERS' ASSOC. Entered at the Postofttce In El Paso, Tex., as Stcond Class flatter. 241cletl to the service of the people, that no good cause shall lack a. ch- ploc, and that evil shall not thrive unopposed. Ki DcJly Herald la issued six days a week and the Weekly Herald Is published very Thursday, at El Paso, Texas; and the Sunday Mail Edition is also sent to Weekly Subscribers. Bell. Business office "H5 Editorial Rooms ?,2 Society Reporter 1 Advertising1 department llg EE2CALD K2LEFKONES. TERMS OP SUBSCRIPTION. Cfcily Herald, par month, 60c; per year. $7.00. Weekly Herald, per year, $2.00. The Dally Herald is delivered bv carriers in El Paso, East El Paso, a on. Kiss and Towne, Teras, and Cludad Juarez, Mexico, at 60 cents a month. A subscriber desiring- the address on his paper changed will please st tm. tls communication both the old and the new address. t - " COMPLAINTS. Subscribers falling to set The Herald promptly should call at the office or telephone No. 115 before 6:80 p. m. All complaints will receive prompt atten tion. ' RJARANTEED CIRCULATION. !Kie Herald bases til advertising eontracts on a guarantee of more than twice the circulation of ny other El Paso, Arizona, Xew Mexico or .West Texas pa er. Daily average gxcaedlng 10,000. jppiyaeeWPV & - - f Arertbars na exaaansd sad cartoned to r ifcg cBcttlaboc f th"r pubBcaooB. The detail ' iii nl ri marlt -nMirsiaxtJoa IB on file j the SW Yr o-a ei ; eftW figtxas af orcWadea gmrMlBwi. 9Z N. A Happv tEW YEAR 1911 receives a-joyous-'welcome. The new year will see the lte actual fruition of many of our long cherished hopes. Chief among these, the beginning of actual construction on the Elephant Butte cam will give 1911 its secure place in the history of the southwest. The year should show very substantial progress in the big irrigation project. Locally, the almost certain erection of a great modern hotel will mark the year. For the territories, the working out of statehood problems will claim public interest, while there will surely be a revival in mining and a period of extensive new railroad construction. The year just closed has been a time of readjustments, of casting up accounts and inaugurating- new plans. No year in the previous history "of El Paso ever brought so much new building activity, s& much optimistic business expansion, so much investment, in new enterprises. At a time when the country at large has been progressing at a slower -pace, and the chief industries' of bur neighbors have been seriously interfered with, El Paso has gone ahead" with astounding vigor and determination, and has transformed herself, taking her place riowamong-the135 largest cities in the United States, and establishingVherself moire firmly than ever as the undisputed southwestern metropolis. - The year 1910 was a.year of great achievement; t911-is.the year of great promise. It rests mainly with ourselves whetheriwe shall, take bestadvantage of our boundless opportunities. "Without regrets or a lingering 'look, 4olcT1 910 is waved away as faces smile forward to volume 1911 of the prophet's favorite series. A Happy Hew Year to all. o afe Young, tfie newsenator ffoi years esting or exciting as the newspaper office 15 minutes before press time. El Paso may go to Deming to take lessons in pumping for irrigation. Some of the farmers in that vicinity are also distributing water lessons that this valley will- have to learn 'sooner or later. To use too much water is detrimental to both crops and soil, and it is immoral because it robs the neighbors who might be getting some good out of it. o Another big dynamite explosion in Los Angeles, and still the menjwho blew up the building and the plant of the Los Angeles Times killing a score of employes have never yet been arrested. ; o Two of the cleanest cities in America are Havana, Cuba, and the City of Mexico. This fact "will be attested by any traveler, though it wiUfjbe read with surprise by many who consider themselves well informed. It can be said of a number of-Spanish-American cities that they are cleaner, better policed, and better lighted than American cities of the same size. o A government geologist predicts that in 1,000,000 years the earth will become so cold that everybody will freeze to death. The end will come much sooner than that we should say in about seven years and four months, if the price of coal continues to go up as it has been doing recently. The Socialist party at Artesia, K. M., declared by resolution its opposition to the new state constitution on the ground that "it omits the initiative, referendum, recall and similar principles of socialism for which the Socialist party has long contended." It doesn't do any harm occasionally to call attention to the source of these innovations. General Business In 1910' AS Br-adstreet's reviews the past year, in near perspective, it 'was a series of rather disappointing episodes in American trade, finance, and industry. True, it was a period of immense agricultural effort, crowned with notable success, in some instances, as regards quantity, and of record outputs in many lines of manufacture. It witnessed the floating of large new issues of securities, while at the same time it saw a volume of financial liquidation which in other years might have caused convulsion. It witnessed a vast expansion of banking transactions, record totals of loans and deposits and close to record bank clearings, and yet fewer failures than in either of the two preceding years, although the volume of failure damage was above the normal, being exceeded only in years of vital stress. - - But on the other hand it was a year of agitation, of attempts to work out politico-economic problems, of declines in quotations of securities, of inflation and, later, of unsettlement and finally of weakness in many commodity prices, of in dustrial unrest and curtailment, of repression in consumptive demand, of numerous strikes, of political--overturn approaching the proportions of a landslide, and of changes in long established channels of domestic and foreign trade. In assigning causes for the disturbed conditions, first place will probably have to be accorded to prevailing high levels of all prices, whether of securities or of commodities. The first invited attack because of extravagant manipulation be fore the year began, while the height to which commodity prices rose in the opening months of the year constituted a burden which gave rise to bitter agitation and resulted ultimately in far-reaching effects, primarily upon consumption, thence upon output and finally upon profits. "In the latter respect," says Bradstreet's, "there will probably be little dissent from the statement that an immense business was done at a small, in some instances disappearing, margin." o In abolishing the fee system of compensating public officers, New Mexico in her new constitution has set up a model for every other state of the union to fol low. The fee system has mighty little merit in the smallest and least populous counties, but it has none at all in the full grown ones or in cities. The public offi cer is entitled to a fair wage for his work, and compensation ought to stop with that and not be adjusted in such a way as to become a gouge upon the public. o Some of the Republican papers in New Mexico are balancing up the prospec tive loss of 600,000 acres along the eastern border of the new state, claimed by New Mexico but promised by president Taft to Texas, by directing attention to the fact that several thousand Democratic votes will thus -be cut out .of the new state. The philosophic theory of compensation is one of the most beautiful scienti fic systems of consolation ever devised. o- A demonstration farm in this valley is a necessity, anl.it is;fnottoo early to start it right now in order that the new settlers may "have the benefit of the ex periments. ' ' Auto. 1115 2020 'fVVWUUV' V HERALD TRAvV BLING AGENT. Persons solicited to subscribe for The Herald should beware of Impor ters and should not'pay money to anyone unless he can show that, ha is legally author ized by the 351 Paso Herald. - .' fi AmoOAOOB. K JUJJ& kK&ijL MAAAAI i ' New Year adopting the most modern methods of JNCLwalt's Denatured Poem I 2s OLDEN" times the bill collector -was masculine and loud of tongue, and he would bullyrag and hector until our nerves were all unstrung. His impudence was often ghastly, and when we kicked him from our door, he worried us, and swore. Collection da.y was then a terror, and when it came we'd groan and sigh, and walk the floor, or tear our hair or go looking for a BILL place to die. But times have changed; the world'grows bet- COLLECTORS ter! For now a maiden, fair and bright, comes down upon the smiling debtor, and he eoughs up with great delight! The girl collector doesn't bluster or threaten suits by lawyer folk; no man's so cheap that he'd disgust her by telling her that he is broke. So paying bi.ls becomes a pleasure; I like to see the girls come in; I hand them, in a bushel measure, the good old scads that make them grin. O woman some old bard hath said it she fills with happiness man's cup! I stand off clerks and strain my credit, just for the joy of paying up! Copyright, l&io. by Georg aisttvw-ffw Success Talks To THE HOBBY OLTJMBUS rode a hobby fromVl "! When he made this proclama nonrf to noiirt until h fm,nd Hon in 1S76 it was thought that poor two Jews, Louis De Santangel and Gabriel Sanchez, enormously rich merchants, who supplied the funds needed to fit out his caravals. Morse, when riding his hobby, the telegraph, a congressman in Washia ton laughed at him as "an old fool" who wanted him to help him get a bill through congress so as to stretch a wire from Baltimore to Washington so that one fool over in Baitimoie could talk to some other fool over in Washington. When a little more than a hundred vMrc a Tfnhorf T?i,itnn loonA.i ",i c "Clermont" on the Hudson, thousands of people lined the shores to witne&s wh?t they considered his "folly.' When a little more than a hundred years ago Oliver Evans predicted that the time would soon come when the the high pressure locomotive would enable people who had breakfasted in Washington to take supper In New York, 200 miles away, nearly every body regarded that prediction as evi dence of the intellectual breakdown of a brilliant mind. Stephenson's "Madness." George Stephenson, father of the mJitc-n-L- svstom ivns hnrJcArprt hfifnrp a meeting of the house of commons In j hobby of the tariff, became the fore ao25. It was hinted that he was mad. most authority of the subject and the One of the most eminent scientists of tne ume ceciarea tnat it was pre posterous in the extreme to hold out a prospect that the locomotive could travel twice as fast as a stage coach." People declared that Stephenson would set the wheat fields on fire with his steam engine, and would put the coach makers out of business. T2opernicus was- called crazy when he said that the earth moved round the sun, and his book on the revolu tion of the heavenly bodies was pro hibited. Gallileo, compelled to abjure his hobby, still muttered under his breath, "The earth moves all the same." v " Franklin rode his hobby, electricity,' and when peopje sneered, "Of whatj use -is itr he replied, WJiat s the use J of a boy? He may become a man." i Graham Bell's hobby was to make 1 the human voice be heard over 'a GHOSTS By Henri Barbusse. WHEN you are perfectly happy now?" again asked Maximil ian. "Yes," "replied Charles. It was still light in the garden, but in the room where the two friends were sitting after many years' separa tion, it was beginning to grow dark. They were sitting opposite each other; the one who lived there, calm and contented, the other who had come from afar, thoughtful and melancholy. It was Maximilian who had brokeD the silence. Charles continued "Yes, I am quite happy. My health! Is perfect. I have an excellent wife, j whom you already know, pretty chil-1 dren as you will soon see, and my business is good. Have I told you that f I now employ five hundred men? But J it was not always like this," he ended with a sigh. "No I know, there was that Italian girL" "Alba? Yes, she led me a merry dance. My God, what a hell on earth! I have really earned my right to be happy. But what of your affairs?" "Oh, there is not much to tell. My practice and my books are my only in terest in life." "I know. You are quite famous as an authority on hypnotism, but there must be more to tell." "No, the rest Is too tedious. My life is one grey monotony." "Poor old fellow," said Charles, as he stood up. "I must walk through the factory now. I always do before we stop working every day. Jamine will be with you presently." A few moments after he had left Jamine entered. In the dim light she looked as if the years had not changed her at all. When she came closer he saw that she -looked a little more matronly, but her face was calm and contented. The maid brought the lamp. "I am so glad to see you Maximilian. How kind the years have been to you." She sat down and chatted in her old childlike confidential manner, which brought back the days when he was in love with her. She see'med so perfectly at ease that he felt at liberty to re mind her of those days. She laughed. "Yes, I remember," she said. "You really were in love with poor little me. You even proposed to me." "That was long ago." "Eighteen years," she said. 'Yes, just 18 years ago. You have a good memory." It was the year before my marriage, she explained. "Since then I remember no more dates and have no history. And you? Are you still interested in hypnotism, and magnetism and all that?" "Yes, I am just the same," he said with a smile. .. "Tell me all about it: Can you really prut people to sleep, when you want to?" "Yes, that is easy." The door opened, and Charles re turned. "Charles, Maximilian says he can put us both to sleep, If he wants to. I want him to hypnotize me after dinner, and you too." She was all taken up with her idea, and after dinner she came "back to it. "Charles," she said, "we will both be hypnotized at the same time." Her husband readily consented. Maximilian began and in a few mo ments had them both in' a trance. He felt a little Uneasy in the presence of these two apparently lifeless bodies and was about to awaken them, when -xtAfe By Dr. Madison C. Peters an oys RIDERS Bell was crazy. Erti;on Greatest Hobby Rider. The greatest hobby rider of the age is Edison. Among his many hobbles is the phonograph. When he first be gan to ride that hobby it refused to j say "specia." It dropped the "S" and saiu pecia. u.o proauce me musib sound he needed something delicate enough to receive impressions not more than a millionth part of an inch In depth, and yet rigid enough to f -. otiv carry tneneeaie P anja nn. a, j reproducing the 'Jtions hich nad i madp the impressions. The scientists i told him there was no such substance in existence. "Then we must produce It," insisted Edison. They declared that it could not be done, because the qualities which he demanded were in consistent and exclusive tof each other. He declared it could be done, because it must be done, and he did it but ! Edison worked IS hours a day for seven months to secure that single sound. 3IcKinley' Tariff Hobby. When major William McKinley en tered congress, president Hayes ad vised hini to become a specialist and i take ud the tariff. McKinley made a j McKinley tariff bill made imam .uc- KInley president of the United States'. Pullman got a sleeping car noDDy and when he began to ride it by turn ing an abandoned car rnto sleeping apartments, everybody laughed at "Pullman's folly." Vamlerbilt's Error. When Westinghojse came to Van derbilt with his air-brake, the railroad magnate informed him that "he hadn't time to talk to fools." The successful worker today is he who singles out from the vast number of possible employments some hobby and rides it. The specialist dpes not have to look for a job. the job is look ing for him. Young's phrase, "Time elaborately thrown away applies to the man who attempts to know or do everything. Have a hobby. Stand for something. Be somebody. Dare to be singular. Dare to be laughed at. The Herald's Daily Short Story an idea struck him which he could not resist. "Are you reajly happy Charles," he asked his friend. A shadow passed across the features of the hypnotized man, he seemed to be suffering from a hideous nightmare, his brows contracted and he replied: "No." Quite surprised the doctor bent over him and asked: "Why not? What do you miss?" "I miss her Alba! I left her, but she has never left me. I see her everv- f wnere. i always feel her presence. I hide her, but whenever I am alone she tortures "me, wrings my heart and I ask myself, if she really did love me as much as she said." The words came in gasps and Maxi milian shuddering turned to the wo- j man, jiupiiig 10 near tnat she at least was happy. "Jamine," he asked, "tell me, are you happy?" .Her lips moved and she drew, a deep sign. "Alas, no!" she whispered. Maximilian turned quite pale. "And why are you not?" "I love Maximilian and miss him always. I loved him the vrv rfm.- t sent him away and have never known ! a moment's happiness since then. But i life must be lived. The others nro happy. Charles Is the kindest of hus-j bands, he must never know. And then there are the children. I love my children. I look at them and imitate them, and sometimes I forget what might have been, but I dread to be alone with Charles. I am always afraid he will find me out, and I know it would kill him. He must not know. Never! Never!" She was silent tor a moment "But there are the nights, the dread ful nights, when I He awake. I see Maximilian, but when I hold out my arms towards him he glides away and disappears. But tonight he was here. I saw him, talked to him. but he was calm. His love of me is dead. I shall never be able to forget him now." With wild eyes and trembling hands Maximilian stood watching the suffer ing woman, whose error had made his life a barren desert. Then he collected himself and called back to real life the two beings whose souls he had read, They opened their eyes and looked about, all bewildered, then smiled; thinking they had bp.pn unpnncxtnua only a few seconds. Their amiable ) gaiety returned, they took up their, parts and he cursed the idea which had made him search their hearts. Here he had thought himself in an asylum of happiness among friends more fortun ate than himself and in reality he was, standing on the verge of an abyss filled with dreadful ghosts of the past. . . f Stammering some excuse, he left them, rushed into the dark night, back into the great emptiness of his own life. GERMAN VESSEL WILL NOT TOUCH AT GALVESTON NOW. Galveston, Texas, Dec 31. German consul Otto Shiedt today received no tice from the Washington embassy that the German cruiser Hansa, which was scheduled to visit Galveston Jan uary 2, would not come. No reason for the alteration of plans was given. It is significant in view of the fact? that Germany feels chagrinned that the1 American fleet, which recently visited England, did not enter German wa ters ."f, AOams. Home Manufacturers Barred From Grand Rapids Furniture Show Frederic J. Haskin Greatest Furniture Exposition Ever Held Is To Be Given in Michigan Furniture Center Soon. x J THE greatest furniture exposition home" advertisements which the love ever known in the world will be lorn young man encounters on the held earlv in the New Year at street, in the car, at his office and In Grand Rapids. Michigan. In response ' his daily paper, has b(fcome a potent to the invitation from the Grand I factor in making benedicts. Furnish Rapids Furniture Manufacturing asso- . "is homes for young married couples ciation, manufacturers from all over ; has become so prominent a feature in the country will send their goods for ' the furniture business that a New York display in the great buildings provided 1 association claims to report upon the for the exposition. A mighty army of . matrimonial prospects of young men in furniture buvers. not only from Amer- various parts of the city It receives a furniture buyers, not only from ica, but various other parts of the world, will be In attendance to make their selection for the next six months' trade. Formerly Grand Rapids was known as the home of the sectional bookcase Now it is developing Into not only the largest furniture manufacturing city of the world, but the largest center of any one line of manufacturing trade. With the possible exception of ine Kimberly Diamond Mining plant there is no other trade center on earth repre senting such an enormous financial ex penditure. It Is expected that the sales of the prospective exposition will out rank those of any trade exposition ever held in the world. There are nearly 30G0 furniture manufacturers in Grand Rapids. They produce everything in furniture from the cheapest kitchen chair to the costliest carved and up- holstered salon furnishings. But not one of these local manufacturers will have goods on exhibition. The associa- tion desires to bring the products of; manufacturers to Grand Rapids furnitUre trade center of the earth. Buyers of the Grand Rapids' product must visit the factories to select their goods. Exposition in Xew York. The New York Furniture exchange will also hold an exposition next month which- will be second to Grand Rapids in importance. In this connec- tion must be mentioned the enormous building now being constructed for exposition purposes under the direction of the New Y'ork Manufacturers ex- change. This building will be devoted to a permanent exhibit of the manufac tures of the world, with special atten tion to furniture. There already has been $16,000,000 worth of furniture pledged for exhibition after the build ing is completed, which will probably be about April 1. This will be the , . ,...... - ... ...... largest exniDicion , oi iurniture ever, """ "- -cituu niLli mumng water ny , through a severe conflagration gathered under one roof. The January j touching a spring. After the bath the j Fire proof furniture is reallv ono of exposition In New York will be held in Pressure of a. button turns it into an the most Important developments of the Furniture Exchange room. It will ; extension table for the family break- modern manufacturer Each month "t be attended by buyers from every part Iast. which by tne pressure of another ' increases in popular favor From the of the country, most of whom deem it , sfr can be transformed into an up- j simple steel wire chairs and tables absolutely essential to attend both the ' right piano during the day. until at with their combination of wooden seat New York and Grand Rapids gathering, nteht it is again called into sen-Ice for i and top. used in restaurants and elf e History In Furniture. its most important function as a , a decade ago. the list has increased un The development of furniture Is an j sleeping place. As a final transforma-" til now practically every article used interesting adjunct to the study of hu-j tion it was suggested that the article! in the home, office or library can be se manity. The improvement of the home should be changed into a rosewood cof- cured in absolutely fireproof material, marks the progress from savagery to j "n to serve the last needs of the owner. ! Some exquisite furniture in Iouis XVI. civilization. In America the products i Furniture for BnsineMs. design is being constructed of heavily of European civilization served as -the equipment of 'libraries and of- gilded steel. It is covered with elesrant models for the earlier manufacturers f fices occupies an important place in satin which has been chemlcallv trat of furniture. They seemed to make . furniture manufacture. The ever in- I od s. a tn n nCi .- ... . nothing typical or distinctive until the Mission product sprang Into pop ular favor. While in a sense the Mis sion products are u adaptation of the early Spanish monastical designs, their adontion for fpnera home use was "purely an American conception, which has been, and still continue, which copied throughout the world. The Mis sion furniture seems to have come to stay despite some adverse criticism, for while several new designs have J been offered the sales for Mission fur I niture have almost doubled durinsr the j past two years. i I There are new ideas in regard to the finishing of the different woods. Natural effects are now in favor. Fum- ed oak instead of the black of the early Mission furniture is being, generally adopted. This gives a rich brown tinge less somber than the other. Carcasian walnut is the most expensive wood now on the market- It is not unusual to see bedroom sets offered for sale as high as S3000. Much of this Circasian walnut is veneer, because this process brings out the grain of the wood. For the manufacturer, however, the Circas- ian walnut is little more expensive than burled oak or solid manogany and Its durability is not yet fully estab lished. Furniture on Credit; To the furniture trade, more than to any other, must be ascribed the great impetus given to the credit system which has become so dominant a fea ture of the commercial life of today. It was furniture that was first sold on monthly instalment 'plans and each year develops new schemes for Increas ing business by furnishing homes on the credit basis. The advertising manager is always ready with an attractive proposition that will appeal to the homeseeker. The "Set married and let us furnish your - 14 Years Ago To- From The Herald Of This Date 1896. day Felix Martinez, of Las Vegas, is In town. The Corralitos track is now laid 14 miles out of Juarez. Kite flying is now the order of the day on the south side. Judge Magoffine and wife have re turned from Santa Rosalia. Dick Mulday, of Rincon. N. M., Is tak ing in the sights of the city. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Conklin are visit ing In Corpus Christi, Texas. Mrs. T. S. Woodside and daughter re turned from Albuquerque today. Miss Meekins is in Austin attending a meeting of teachers and principals. W. B. Trull and family, or. tne Santa Fe, have returned from California. T. E. Peters, the stock man, has gone to Kansas City to make a deal for 30, 000 sheep. Dr. Yandell has leased his new resi dence to H. W. Allen. J. H. Harbeck leaving today for the City of Mexico. The dam at Selden is to be a weir, the piling to be 20 feet long and to be sheathed so as to form a coffer dam impervious to water. Miss Monagin, sister of Dr. A. J. Mon agin, has returned to her home in Michigan, after a short visit here. She will apply for a position as teacher. Mrs. J. M. Dean, assisted by Misses Pansy Loomis, Emma "Ullman, Elsie Haggart. Etta Jones. Lillian Newman and Estella Jones, will receive friends on New Year's day from 3 oclock in, the afternoon until midnight. The following have been elected of ficers of the Baptist church: Superin- tendent. G. P. Putnam; assistant and! Triicfrnl fllrpptnr Stnnlpv "Rnvnnr trpas-1 musical director. Stanlej' Bevan; treas urer, Dr. Thompson; secretary. I.ee Holmes. The following church officers have also been elected: Treasurer, Dr. W. J. Jones; clerk, JEL H. Bishop. tair percentage from the sales of fur niture sold to persons whose names have been furnished as candidates for home making. To attract attention to their goods, furniture stores sometimes offer a substantial -present, generally a bedroom suit, to a young couple who wjll be married In a front store window 011 a certain day. For this event the store is in exhibition order, a great re ception follows the ceremony and hun dreds of dollars worth of sales result from the advertisement of the furni ture presented to the young married couple. "Honse Beaullfnl" Displayed. As furniture generally embraces all kinds of house furnishings, Including upholstery, a popular way of advertis ing is to have model rooms furnished for permanent exhibition. A "house beautiful" is generally found in pvi-v ! large, uptodate furniture store. Goods i ars displayed in this way to much bet- ter advantage than in the salesroom . J-here is no line of goods so per ' fstently before the inventor as house- j hold furniture. Each month the patent llst under this class is a long one. j Among the novelties to be shown this j year ar"e a combination set of table and chairs, a bureau with drawers that can Pen without having to be pulled out. and several improved bookcases. The increasing number- of flats and apart- " requires ciose calculation as to space, so the invention of furniture that can be adapted to several uses' is receiving more Da tents. noiVihfnntton "ash stands, folding beds, &ofa beds, 2'' t1" an adjustable beds are arrong tn-. mos popular articles for patents. So ingenious have some of these con trivances become that at a manufac - torhr,Sv.bhn?net, aJfeaI?T ffered' foldfnl hpS th,?1" M Ta5 Dweller a folding bed that could be transformed ' Info, o VoI, .ii. , . , creasing number of public libraries -. . .ywaM vrucuc ui speciany comes tne objection to fireproof furni- constructed furniture which is con- ture on the ground that it is unat stantly being improved in design. Du- tractive. Ella Wheei Wilcox 0n WLat k"65 Real W HAT constitutes real happi ness? Life has many avenues for enjoyment; for amuse ment; for passing pleasures. But for real enduring happiness, we must look to one place the home. We may go out and enjoy the thea ter; a visit with friends; an ocean voyage; travel, and sightseeing. But when we turn our footsteps homeward, unless we find love and contentment waiting at the threshold, and unless they go with us from room to room, and lie down with us in our beds, we have not found the solitaire jewel Happiness. There are hundreds of successful ' men in the land, who give their families j money, position and all the pleasures which wealth and independence can supply. But they do not give them happiness; because they do not give them com panionship and sympathy. A woman who was possessed of suf ficient wealth to enable her to obtain whatever she wished, and who was free to so and come, and to entertain at will, confessed to a friend that she was a very lonely woman. "My husband cares only for his busi ness," she said; "or for his clubs. He has lost all taste for quiet, domestic joys. He does not know what to do if he spends an evening at home. He has not cultivated a taste for reading or music; society bores him; so he goes to his club; or he goes hunting; or he 1 seeks some inaccessible spot with a lot ! of men, and goes fishing when he j wants a change. He gives me money to oarrv out mv own desires: and he thinks this is being a good husband. found; life, with all its sorrows and He cannot understand that I am lonely cares and hardships, wears always for his' companionship; and that I want) rainbow hues; and the most common some of the oldtlme hours he gave me Place duties assume dignity; the most when we were engaged, and when we i trivial pleasures become great joys, were married; hours when he hurried to Such companionship Is worth soma mv afrA n: mftn as h left his office, i and when just to be with me and talk of little personal things was a pleasure to both of us. He became absorbed in t business, and it drew him farther ana farther away from me, and he felt that the children filled my life: But the children are now grown and have pleasures of their own, and I am the loneliest of women." Surely this man cannot be called a successful man. The Drifting Man. If you are a young married man anq, you find yourself drifting away from the home pleasures and caring less and less to be with your family, halt and right about face. Stop and think the matter over. Where are you going and what are you seeking that is better than the things you are leaving behind? There can be no keener anguish for a woman who is passing out from the green hilltops of youth into the valleys of mature life than to feel that s.he is passing alone without the close com panionship of the man who chose her from the whole world to be his com panion. ' When she sees him losing interest in her society; when he shows satisfac tion that she is entertained in some or any way which enables him to find his own distractions elsewhere; when he goes out from his home with more ani mation and seeming interest than he enters it; when he expects money to supply her with everything she needs, and shows a restless discontent or irri- tabllity when she wants him to be with her. thes nr th mills whfoh nr driven into the flesh of the loving wo- man. as life crucifies her on the cross of" marital disappointment- Frequently the fault lies with the Abe Martin - ft ffjl Miss Germ Williams has been offered a job as wart an mole editor of a Wo man's Magazine. Miss Fawn Lippincut says that jist, as soon as she gits a little money saved up she gits a weddin' in vitation. rability, convenience and attractiveness are the prime requisites and the zenith of all three seems almost achieved. In office furniture the new desks have feet which raise them several Inches from the floor, which is a great sani tary advantage. The flat top desk also replaces the high roll top in popular favor because it does not obstruct the vision of the occupant. ' The new desks are wonderfully Inge nious contrivances with cleverly con structed drawers and sliding shelves so arranged as to give the maximum convenience in the minimum space. Modern electric appliances also add to their usefulness. Electric buttons' will turn on a light, furnish a light for a j cigar, or summon a clerk from an ad Joining room. In library furniture pop ular favor is divided between the solid wood and the steel constructions. In many new libraries steel stacks replace 1 th wrwr, hrtrtto,Qc "TlTf ? sired' thes steel ss can be furnish d with rolling doors which will close nn th w .,. ZZZJT V emu Vavc mem fire. This furniture completely over- Happiness. woman; and all unconsciously to self. nc uuui tne cross and le the way to Calvary. Scores of women find them selves at middle life out of step with the husband of the youth. They do not realize how they failed to make any effort to lengthen their own short steps to accommodate the longer stride of the man; and only when the man is far in advance and the woman watches his receding figur.e does she awaken to the lact that dis tance has separated them, and that It Is impossible for them to walk side by side as of old. Then she wonders and weeps and blames destiny and her-husband. In the beginning, the matter of happy companionship in marriage depends largely upon the woman. In the first year, the husband (in America, at least) is almost invariably more deep ly in love than his -wife; and if she has the tact and skill and the unselfishness to study his tastes and to adapt herself to his needs, she can keep herself close ly in touch with him; and while she enters into all his pleasures, and makes herself necessary to him. she can lead him into bypaths of her awn choosing and help to develop new tastes and new interests for him. The Selfish Slaa. It is only the exceptionally selfish man who. seeing his wife take a vital interest in whatever pleases him, doe3 not respond in some degree where her proclivities lead. Once let a man and woman make the determination to keep step along life's pathways, and to re main good comrades and lowers to the eno. oi the road, the lost Paradise is re- eiiort. It is worth the exercise of self-restraint; of self-denial; it is worth th aeveiopment of the charity which over looks little faults and forgives seventy times seven. It Is worth your effort (busy man of affairs though .you are) to give some hours of each day, or of each week, to showing your wife that -you really care to be with her, and that you are not sacrificing time which should be spent otherwise, but consecrating time to life's highest use. that of making hap py those we love and those who love us. There is no pleasure or satisfaction to a refined woman in having her hus band stay at home or 'take her out as a duty. Unless he can make her feel that it Is a pleasure to him to be with' her he better remain away. But many a man who imagines he enjoys himself better elsewhere than at home Is suffering from abnormal tastes, acquired in pursuit of wealth. He has grown to crave business con versation, even when he is out of his office, and to think and talk and dream only of money making. Were he to resolutely pull himself i together and to realize all that his state of mind endangers, he would be able to feel the old pleasure in hisa home and domestic and sooial rela tions. And when a man knows, as every' reasonable man must, that only by giv ing of himself freely, affectionately and spontaneously, can he make his house a real home to his wife and chil dren, surely he ought to feel that it is the one avenue of true happiness fori himself. Copyright. 1910, by American- Journal-Examlner. Great Britain rights reserved.