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T)l Hth tiie World's Workers V y - " ' RI5VIKW . of. PROGRESS - THAT IS . BEING MADE . ALONG . ALL . LINES . of . ENDEAVOR Rely Experience of Mother Who Tried lo Get Daughter a Placo by Influence. DIDN'T FIT MANAGER'S IDEA Sweet, Graceful Boauty Set Aside for Girl Who Had Earned the Private Secretaryship by Long and Hard Work. Tlio would be prlvnte seen tary of a great superintendent of something or other told ber doting mother tlint the enidest wny to reach t!i top was to get a "pull." The doting otin mulled at tlio daugh ter's wisdom. "Yen, I'm (julto sure," she said, "an Introduction to some one of Influence would help a great deal and I think I cm matiago It, girlie." "Girlie" bad a diploma, a winning smile, nnd no experience whatever, but once lot lior In where ber talents can blaze out In their fullest reful gence! Then look out for girlie! Sho would make them "sit up and take notice" with a gasp! No, no just typing letters In a dinky office until something better hopped along was no Incentive! Although too flat for abil ities of her kind! The social standing of the would be secretary's doting mother enabled her to introduce ambitious daughter to In fluential manager, who was a favorite nephew of the powerful superlnten-. !ent, who needed an excellent private secretary. If his undo needed a good private secretary she was sure thnt her daughter could more than qualify. She had a sweet temper, an excellent education, remarkable perseverance, and a diploma from a business col lege. Daughter rose to the occasion by drawing herself to tho full dignity of her five feet ten. Tho grand and heroic assertion thnt she was positive she could "make good" almost shook the equilibrium of the Influential man ager. They couldn't see the Inward squirm with which the influential one, cordoned around by coaxing feminin ity, passed them this sweet and con ventional sop: "Of course, tho position Is a diffi cult one, and carries with it some grave responsibilities; but I will sure ly put in a word for you." Did the Influential manager, who basked under the winning smile and the doting manners all eveulng, cinch the job for her? Not a bit. But true to bis promise he put in a word, all right. In fact, he put In several words, and hero are the words be put in: "Tho idea, most every scheming mamma with a business daughter thinks it's as easy to be a secretary ns It la to cut angel food. Viuie, let us not be mere putty with regard to this Job. No sweet, graceful beauty who has almost forgotten tho multi plication table, shall wheedle n hotel through our business sense. Wo don't pull any ono who can't pull himself first. Not us. There's a largo choice of the kind who have a few eelf oper ated pulls on their day book;." Girl Makes Fiddle HUNGARIAN IN NEW YORK IS SKILLED IN ODD TRADE. Making of One Violin Takes Her Just One Month, Regardless of Her Hours, There are few women or girl violin makers in the world. Ono ct them lives in New York. She is but twenty years old and U a Hungarian by birth. Referring to her work she says: "1 spent most of my time In my father's shop watchlug him make violins. 1 used to make little things from the scraps of wood ho discarded. I soon developed quite a turn for tho work, and when I was twelve years old I made an Instrument wholly by my self that was practically perfect. Wo wero then living at The Hague, but when wo moved to HudapcBt, and my father opened a school for violin mak ing. 1 began a regular course of In struction. I was first set to repairing broken instruments, and was taught to put in new backs, tops and necks. Then I was taught to make the dif ferent F boles. No matter if I work all duy and every day I am one month making a violin." The wood this girl maker of violins uses comes nil the way from Hun gary. It is a variety of maple in which the grain is very dense. The wood is' more thau 200 years old. The wood in violins must be thoroughly reasoned before it Is used In tho mak, "Correct you nre." jald the power ful superintendent, "and right now I've got my eye on a girl who did oil the hnrd correspondence In a shoe factory for ten years, nnd sho will get the Job." "Tho poHlllon has already been filled," was the substance of the nolo the doting mother received. "Very well," sho thought, "1 won't let her do anything beneath a secre taryship, and I hope I can marry her off, anyway." Increasing Use of Asbestos. The development of the asbestos in dustry in Canada has led to a notable increase in the industrial applications of that material. It is now used for steam packing, cloth, ropo and yarn making, furnace lining, boiler cover ing, building material and electrical iuHulntion. About 39,000 tons of as bestos paper are used yearly for pro tection from fire. Employed for ceil ings, together with wood or metal lath ing. It is said to offer a positive bar rier to the passage of firs from one floor to another. Material for roofs and light buildings is made by passing a sheet of annealed steel at a high temperature through a bath of cement compound, which appears to enter the grain of the metal, and then applying pure asbestos felt to both sides of the sheet by pressure between hot rollers. The resulting material realsts tire, water, gas and sulphur fumes for an indefinite period, while possessing tho strength, rigidity and lightness of Ebcet lion. Youth's Companion. Be Your This Means You Know Your Own Abilities and Your Ow.i Limitations. CERTAIN YOU WILL NOT FAIL Men Who Are Not Slaves Are Those Who Learn the Art of Self-Con-trol and Know How to Man age Themselves. We seem to be learning anew In these days the world-old lessons of the importance of self-control. In less hurried times, when men gave more thought to the study of them selves, when such philosophers as Marcus Aurelius, Eplctetus or Spi noza, were made dally companions, the ability to uso the self as a serv ant was a more usual accomplishment than it would seem to bo in these days of commercial scramble. Most men nre slaves. And Itiat goes, whether their lingers are cal loused from dipping cotipons or swinging a pick. The rare man who l-i his own boss is just as likely to be working for t- a day as tor 1200; except in extreme cases money hasn't much to do with It. People who earn more than enough to live on in the simplest and plainest way nro vcty likely to become slaves to a lot of tilings. They pamper their stomal hs they eat nnd drink aud tug of n violin. Violin making is something that requires lnfinlto pa tience, and it takes this girl a long time to make one of her instruments "speak correctly," as she calls it. Luncheon for Working Girls. Those Tarls Bhop girls, or mld inettes, whose small wages do not per mit them to lunch in even cheap res taurants, will no longer be able to uso the Tullluries garden ns a place for enting the food they bring from home, for the reason that they have been ac customed to leave little things be hind them, such as paper bags, on tho paths. ' Tho comuiitteo which looks after the beauty of tho parks has for bidden tho mldlnettes to eat their frugal repast in the garden. Happily a municipal councillor has come to the rescue of the girls, and has started an Interesting scheme which will en able them to eat their luncheons in the open air as heretofore. In those squares frequeuted by the work Klrl.-J" free refectories are to bo established. Here tho lallllnery and dressmaking hands can bring their food. Tbey will find tables, benches, and oven stoves. Tho cost of keep ing up theso open air refectories will mean n penny a day for each girl. The city of I'urls will pay half; the other half will be. borne by the employers of the nildtnettos and charitable Insti tutions. The free open air refectories for work girls will bo In full swing be fore the return of wiuUx. NEED SPUR OF PROSPERITY Many Men Allow Depressing Influence of Failure to Affect Their Work and Value. Many people ore so constituted thnt almost their entire effectiveness and etiiclenry depend upon their prosper ity. They can do a tremendous amount of work under the stimulus of success and promise. If they feel thnt they are getting on, advancing, they are courageous, resourceful. In ventive, original; but Just as soon as they feel that, they are going back wards, even if through no fault of their own, they become depressed, lose heart; their courage and enthusi asm evaporate; when failure ttarea them In the face, hope dUs out and everything drops; the wind seems to go completely out of their sails, and they wilt and flap. Ono of the mo.-it dangerous thln'i for those who nre In the; clutches of discouragement is the paralysis of effort often produced by failure. It Is easy to work when we see splendid prospects ahead. When wo see that our blows are telling, we can continue to suing tho hammer. Few people are so constituted that they cc.n do their best work In an appar ently hopeless cause. Ittit it Is hard to work with enthusiasm and cour age when everything seems to be go ing against us, when we can see uo light ahead, no encouragement. The temptation in those trying periods of discouragement Is always to give up trying, nnd to think that perhaps we have made a mistake In our ambi tion, and that i might bb better to try something else. Orison Swett Mar den in Success Magazine-. Own Bo S3 smoke more than is good for them and presently the stomach is the boss of the man. The less a man wants the more nearly la he free. Kvery acquired luxury adds a Dew link to the chain which tics him to tho wheeL Witt niOBt people it doeEn't take more than a week for a brand new luxury to be come an absolute necessity, on which happiness depends. Money grabbing is one of tho most abject and pitiful forms of slavery, Over the desk of a certain prominent business man hangs this motto: Not "Be honest or get out" not "Deaf fairly or get out" not even "Be decent or get out" "Get the money" is the command of the slave drivel who swings the lash over him and h cringes and lies and cheat under th eye of his master and does hi8 best to obey. Feople complain thnt life is mo notonous and lacks variety. If, ln stead of complaining, they would set about self-conquest If every man would determine to become his own boss they would find plenty of inter est and variety and excitement In the joh. To be your own boss means that you are able to use your time to the best advantage. Instead of wasting tnat leisure half hour before dinnel every evening, you rpend it reading or studying along some lino v. bicb may help you in your work. At first you drive your unwilling mind to the task, lint, after a week or two, it be gins to become a habit, und good hab its are just as lasting as bad. To be your own lose means thai you know your own abilities and your own limitations. And you are certain that you will not fail because of any bad habit or besetting sin. You tackle a new job with that splendid self confidence which makes success easy. To be your own boss means that you have learned to look ahead tc do without sorao little trifling pleasure now for the sake of some great bene fit a little later. You have a goal in sight and you march straight toward it; having mastered yourself you havii the look of master In your eyes. To bo your owu boss mentis that you can stand under the blows o( misfortune. You runy be poor, sick, friendless and alono. But if you are really your own boss nothing can put you permanently out of business. Henry M. Hyde in Buffalo Times. New Cement Ha Greater Resistance. It has been stated that the durabil ity of the old cements for instance, those of the Homans is due to a low proportion of soluble silicates and a low lime content under 60 percent. and that most modern high lime co ments are deficient in resisting power when exposed to waters containing dissolved alkalis and sulpnatea. An American comyany has begun the man ufacture of a cement which It is claimed will resist alkalis and sul phates by virtue of a low lime con tent and tin excess of silica, using limestone, shale and blast furnace slug as raw materials. , Tiresome Baby. Mamma Johnny, what Is the baby yelling about Johnny -No thin". 1 Jest took hia milk an' showed bltu how to drink 1L 3 Daniel in iha r II 5 JU-JU f S'JH!ly Sclmo! Lni (;t Sept. 24, I'M! I Spool!! A rra.-.i.'vl lcrThi Ppr I,KSWV Tr:T-7nn!l 1 I MKMOP.Y VEHHKH-2t-;3. UOl.VKN TKXT "Thi nj?nl nf tt,t Jnl nranii-th round about ttirm thnt Our Mm ami cwlverrtli th m." r. 7. TIMR-pmbabJy IS, c. f,js, very near tlio t-loa't (if tlio aoventy ym-.ra' i;)tlv1ty, Isoon after Cyrus had ninqtieroii ljiihvlnn (in B. C. t38. ' PL.ACrc-Probn.My In Babylon, n in liowu by Uie clone connection (if lsnlri 3 ami 6. I PKUSONH Tinnlcl vrnn probnMy PI 'yean old; r tliln event wi W yenrt nf'.er iil K"ii(? to Imtiylon, In CM, an ! ho inuiil liftVB tiuen at loaat 14 yr-Ms oij at that time. Cyrim tlio Persian had Jimt conquered. Urn liahylouliifts. Pnrlua thn MenV, a vlrnroy of Cyril, jtornporary king of tho now provlnco, but riot In the line of emperor kings. j In our laat Jesson we--stood by tho golden Imago on the plains near Baby lon. We saw the crowds bowing down before it while the heroic three stood up alone. We saw them cast Into the fiery furnace and wonderfully delivered. This was just after the de struction of Jerusalem and greatest deportation of exiles mid treasures to Babylon. They had reached Babylon. They wero In tho Eery furnace of af fliction. At this point the three Jews, Sba drach, Meshach and Abed-nego, wero preaching a sermon to the captives, heard all over the empire "Be true to your God, and your religion at any cost; yield to no seductions of Idol atry, and God will deliver you from your burning fiery furnace, as he has delivered us." It was preached at tho psychological moment. It was heard by the Jews in Pales tine four cfnturtes later when they rwere persecuted by AntiochuB; but it was needed even more by the exiles in ;Babylon; and would be worth an hun dred times more to the Jews in tho fires of Antiochus, because it was true in the timo of Nebuchndnezzar, and was lived out by the deliverance of these captives a few years later. Tho end of the exile was drawing nigh, as foretold by Jeremiah. The seventy years had nearly elapsed. The king who was to bring their deliver ance was on the throne. The captives scattered all over the empire needed to know this and to to- prepared. They had felt the horrors of the wars and tumors of wars, they had seen as It were the stars falling from the politl ical sky, as Babylon and Nebuchad nezzar. They needed to know that the time of their redemption was drawing nigh, and to be prepared for it. Here cornea in the event of our les son. Darius, Cyrus, Daniel, known all over the empire, were to present a re splendent light that would shine Into every corner of the realm. Multitudes of the exiles must have suffered for their religion, and they might feel that God was not their friend and helper if Daniel's experience always resulted favorably while theirs did not. And they needed a visible object lesson of the delivering power of God to en courage their hope and faith for the deliverance of their nation from the ,"den Df lious" in which they had been living for almost seventy years. 1 Daniel must have been between eighty and ninety years old at this timo. He had had many trials of his character and faithfulness. He was an exile from home aud native land, among enemies to his race and to his God. His native land was desolate, his relatives scattered; his peoplo were exiles amid many difficulties that must liavo tested their faith to the ut most. But on the whole Dauiel had been eminently successful, as he was worthy of success. He had maintained his high character. IIi3 course had been one of almost unbroken prosper ity. The severe trials to which he had been subjected had hitherto resulted only In raising him to higher houors and success. Under Darius, Daniel w as recognized as a man of great ability and integ rity, nud ono who could bo trusted im plicitly. Accordingly, he made him one of tho three presidents over the 120 governors of as many provinces Into which tho kingdom was subdi vided. It was not long before tho other oillcers determined that In some 'way or other, by fair means or foul, they would get rid of Daniel. ! They brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. TLis was ac cording to tho Oriental custom on the 'evening of the same day. The story of the den of lions Is strictly in keep ing with Babylonian usages. Assur banipal says In his annals, "The rest of tho peoplo I threw alive into tho midst of tho bulls and Hons, as Sen nacherib, my grandfather, used to do." Daniel from the den of lions said, "My God hath sent his angel." He does not say whether the angel was t visible or not. The winds and the lightning are God's angels according to the pBiJinist. But it is probable that he was visible to Daniel, as a imunifest token of the favor aud pro- 'tectlon of God. j Daniel declares that he had been faithful to God uid hence God had seen fit to deliver him. It was God's endorsement of his character. His faithfulness would have shown God's power and commended him to men, even if Daniel had died as a martyr. But the deliverance was an open dec laration that God vii on Daniel's sldo. Daniel had been as true to hii king as he had been to his God. Faithful ness to God made htm faithful to man. .There are faithful Daniels in every town, cruclBad on unsen crosses, hi. mod with invisible flames, shut up iu spiritual dens of Hons. f (ft - V h Copyright, Underwood & Underwood. K. FlCKLfc. fashion has again made a right-about-face. Last year, fem inine headwear was all breadth, this year It is height; very broad brims were the vogue In 1910, exceedingly narrow brims the vogue In 1911. Milliners have reverted to I860 models for their confections for PAY ATTENTION TO THE ARMS Easy to Dress Them Becomingly So s to Overcome Any Natural Defects. Thin arms are very easily drecsed becomingly, though there have been women in the world who had every device of the toilet at their beck'and call and yet failed to understand the needs of their meagre arms. A cele brated actress and well known society woman was one of these, and even the surpassing loveliness of her face could not make up for the ugliness of the arms she was forever showing off ha short Bleeves. However, estimates of beauty have changed somewhat, and with the pres ent formless lines striven for in clothes match-like arms are no longer a bar to good looks. But they must be dressed becomingly in long sleeves gathered over the arms or In the shape of loose bishop puffs end ing In a long hand ruffle. The, closer sleevo should have a pointed bottom covering tho back of the hand If this member is also too tbin or otherwise unlovely, but where the bishop sleeve is used the material of the bodice must bo thick enough to hide the out lines of the arm, for otherwise there will be an unpleasant X-ray effect when the light pierces tho thin tex ture. FOR WHITE SUMMER DRESSES Louis XV. Jaquette in shot blue and )lack taffetas, with plain white linen lollur. White litieu bat with bowa of he taffetas. Metal Frlngei. Metal fringes are being much em ployed on evening dresses. These are made from bullion cords, and are In both the bright gold and silver and In the darker antique metnla. Hetall ers uaquestlouably will have a big call throughout the fall and winter teasor for friuges la similar eSecU. 77 ,v the coming jjj Jtumn, as this picture. showing a 1 kf a typical kind, goe to prove. SO The hat Isiuf siik beaver, trlmmel with a broad .Jelvet band and a tall plume of uncurted ostrich. They com In several colors, black, brown, grey. golden and so on. CLC." KINGS FOR THE FALL Ratine Cloths Are Certain to Be Much Used by All the Fashionable Costumers. A great deal of interest Is expressed In ratine cloths for falL There seems no question that they will be consid erably used by all of the best house. The new idea is, of course, the doubl faced finish, and beautiful lines in two colors reversible, or in plain color with plaid back are being shown. Colors in cloakings are both dark: and duXL In double faced material we see such combinations as navy blue and dark red. two shades of Havana brown, sage green, and beige, dull blue and mode, navy and taupe, Bordeaux red and Oxford gray, olive green and khaki. The newest ratine cloths are light weight and thin also. The first ot these cloths brought out last year were much heavier, and were found to be clumsy, aDd, therefore, were not a great success. This season's offerings are much thinner, and are, therefor, expected to please. Diagonal and boucle weaves are both being shown in ratine novelties. These diagonal effects are in botti one and two tone colorings, often a lighter shade, such as blue or Bor deaux illuminates the background, while the boucle knots are In black. The.so materials are called "velours de laiae" as well as "ratine." Cushion Covers. Brown suede leather la the cover ing of a very convenient pillow for tb weary or delicate traveler. This par ticular small article appeals as the. most convenient of Its kind. It la about ten by fourteen inches, and la covered smoothly on one side with stietle leather nnd on tho other side with a noverlapping piece of th suede, which forms a flat pocket. Into which a handkerchief or time table may be slipped. There is a smalt leather handle along the side of tho pillow, so that in the band It looks al most like a brow n suede bag. A nautical pillow has a heavy bind ing cord loosely inserted through loops in practically the same manner that sails or flags are attached or sus pended aboard 6hip. It la made of smoke blue linen and worked in three .shades of different colors. Service able boat cushions are also made of bright colored ticking. Here and There- Tbe veils that are put on perfect ly loose and that flow all around tur very popular. Bordered foulards being shown ta the silk departments are more beau tiful than ever. Many girls are aiaking their com bination skirts and corset covers of white wash aiikfl. Tho new trimming ribbons are striped, plaided, bordered, brocaded, etc., and are lovely. Dvllcately colored buttons la soft blues, pinks and purples will be used on silks' aud cbiffous. For girls plulda will not be as much favored as stripes and check Willi material tiiaioiiu.