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THE JACKSON HERALD
B. F. Lutk, Editor. JACKSON, MISSOURI. Pick nut thnt automobile yet? The Spine must hnve gone Insane. All well-regulated comets hnve tails to burn. Somebody greased the slide for the price ot butter. Aviators may be classified as sky riders, ski riders and Joy riders. In Itoston It Is considered shocking to see a comet with the naked eye. While thr meat eating slacks up we can see prosperity for the plo factor ies A "cocoon" gown at a "hookworm" dance ought to occasion some com ment In time to come perhaps a horse will be regarded as merely a gasollneless automobile Going shopping for one's yearly sup ply of automobiles tsa way of getting a thrill which is denied to many. "Drome for aeroplane flying, looks till an agreeable, well-mnnnered word. Still, why not say "sonr," since that la what you do? Milk producers think the man who stands between them and the consu mers gets too large a rake-off for the work be does. Moreover, the consumer objects to paying lor wooden butter dishes at the rate of 40 cents a pound, since they re not very good to eat Even If on account of the nigh cost of living you cannot afford many beef steaks, you might Inform yourself as to the price of runabouts. There la a bitch somewhere In the Nlcaraguan revolution. This one should Lave petered out long ago, and a new one should have been started. A wile sets up In her answer to her husband's suit for divorce that he made her cut her hair for six years. Why does she not allege his Insanity? Fame and fortune beyond the dreams of avarice await tho genius who can devise a steam radiator that will always produce the right amount of heat The charge Is made that the cold storage men are responsible for a rise of 40 per cent. In the price of food. That still leaves unexplained the 20 per cent Some ot (he royal family of fireeee have gone to Russia for peace and quiet, wnich recalls Mr. Dooley's fa mous visit for the same purpose to the boiler factory. American hens, according to Dr. Wiley, are being taught to lay smaller eggs but more of them. The Individual AmeriAvi appetita. however, is not growing smullt'd to fit the eggs. Alaska has had a blizzard with a temperature 70 degrees below zero. You will recognize thnt condition of Intense cold by thinking of the night you had to get up to put out the cat. Paulhan In bis high flight contests has attracted but mild Interest com pared with the aerial feat of food stuffs; they are aviating higher and higher and thu man thnt pays the grocery bill Is stnnding open-mouthed wondering when they will come down again. Talk about prices, n Pennsylvania hen has JiitU won a $12,00i prize! A great to-do Is being made because Fomebody stole an egg which she laid In her coop at thu show, and no won der Her egga must rate at about $100 each Is It surprising thut com mon ggs are so high? Quail arc reported to be starving to drain In southern Wisconsin be cause the heavy snowfalls have cut off supplies of food, if ttilri be the can. the fanners should rally to their res cue. The quail Is Keiiil-domestle in lis habits, and as the stale has bc.iu plv lug the birds an opportunity to multi ply by forbidding all hunting for them, the fanners should be asslstid by all Hpoitlng dubs in extending help to the quail In these days of their adversity. Thomas A Kdlson foresees a Vtnpln 200 years hence when no one will have to do any work, because the machines will intend to all that. As this will be too late to benefit either this gen eration or Its grandchildren, li may bo suggested i hat II Mr. Kdlson will hurry up and perfect that cheap storage bat tery he has announced so often It may advance the day when people now living can cnj'iy the golden or elect lie age. Now the Kngllsh sparrow Is to be ex terminated Arel r,.inmt.r.,-ln U i ii, H i ,,n j success in uie movement against the mosquito, tin- blithesome sparrow chirps, hopes and hops. The difference between drudgery and play Is all In the point of view Drudgery Is work that one due! n't like and play is work that omi loe like. Ab far as muscular effort Is con cerned baseball Is fully as strenuous us pitching hay. Kumu nvn enjoy pitching hay more tlwiii they woubt baseball, and there you uvu. CARNEGIE'S wrapped tip In a cloth. "'Why,' I sold to him when I saw them, 'we're going to need these some day In tho railroad business.' "The outcome was that the Pennsylvania railroad ordered a couple. And later, when I saw Mr. Woodruff again, he said to me: 'You seem like a bright young fellow, Carnegie. I believe I'll let you In with me on this.' " 'All right,' I suld; 'I'm willing.' " T think I'll give you an eighth Interest,' he told me. And he named a sum of a few hundred dollnra I would have to pay. I didn't have the money, but I went to one of my employers and nsked him to lend me a few hundred dollars. '"All right, Andy, yes; you're a good boy,' he said. 'I guess I can let you hnwe It' " 'I'll pay you back $5 a week, I told him. For I knew I could save that out of my salary. It had just been raised to $40 a month then, I believe. So he let me have the money and Hint's how I got my start I made $10,000 off that stock and Inter got Into the Pullmnn Company. "The United States la good enough for me. I don't want to go to heaven yet. I wish I had an option on the trip to heaven so I could go when I pleased. RUSH FOR PEARSON'S GOLD Ifei and lay In a heap on the floor. "And here comes the postman," he added, with resignation. The clerk at the resort entered the room with a sack containing 250 let ters. One was accompanied by a stamped envelope. "There, that's better," the philanthropist said, as he glanced through the note. Then he wrote "No" at tho bottom and dropped It In tho letter box. Most of the notes were from Individuals, some picturing at length the writers' needs, others nuking breezily for the loan of a couple of thousand that could be put to good use. "I give almost nothing to Individuals," Dr. Pearson said. "It Is to the col leges In the new west and In the poor sections of the south that most of my money will go. "I have so arranged my affairs that at my death there will not be one rent to quarrel over. I don't know yet how much I shall give away In April, but It will be to those on a list already made out. At the University of Copen hagen there is nn endowment fund 900 years old, not one cent of which has been lost or wasted, and a German mission society has maintained a $50,000 fund for more thun n century. All my gifts aro to bo given with this end In view." NAME LODGE i m tee to Senator Klkins because the latter was the author of the resolution that was adopted, und that Senator Klkins has declined on account of the pressure ol other work. Senator Klkins later explained his reasons for declining the honor In pri vate conversation. lie said that when he Introduced his resolution he did not have ub much work on hand as he has now and had considered then ho had time to conduct the Inquiry which ho pnaiosed. Since then tho administration bill for the amendment of the interstate commerce laws has come up before the committee on Interstate commerce, of which he Is chairman. That Is taking so much of his time at present, he said, he has no time to devote to the Inquiry Into the high cost of living. Ho told tho vice-president that he could not even consider being a member of tho committee. After Senator Klkins bad declined tho chairmanship the vice-president talked over with him tho personnel of tho committee. It is believed that his wishes are shown In the appointment of some of the members, but tho West Virginia senator didn't want Lodge to be tho chulrman. SOCIETY WOMAN A CANDIDATE city oftlccs, nod to Inspire in them a greater Interest In municipal affairs. There is evidence, on ull sides that Mrs. Watson will hnve many men lighting In her cause. Signed to Mro, Watson's petition for nomination are the names of soino of the prominent business men and politicians of the city. liesiden the Federation of Women's Clubs ninny other women'B organiza tions are Hocking to Mrs. Watson's support. The Topeka members of the Kuiisus Press litili, a society of women In the Catholic church, and the women of the Last Side Progressive league have pledged their allegiance. Mrs. Watson, who Is n past president of the City federation and the wife of n wealthy nurseryman, lives in a beautiful home, holds an importuut social position, entertains a great deal and always wears beautiful gowus. FIRST $10,000 Andrew Carnegie, who has given to public uses a sum exceeding $IDO,000,000 more than $2,000,000 a year for every one of the 72 he hns lived told while In Chicago recently how he made his first $10,000 by borrowing several hum dred dollars and paying it back at the rate of $5 a week. Mr. Carnegie, who stopped In Chicago several hours while on his way to Cnllfornla, with eyes twinkling, asked Mr. Leach, superintendent of the Pullman Palace Car Company: "How much did you get when that melon was cut a while back?" "I don't hold any shares, sir." "That's too bad. Didn't let you in on It eh? I remember I was working for tho Pennsylvania railroad iind a fellow named Woodruff came around with a couple of little sleeping car modcU Since Dr. Daniel K. Pearsons of Chicago an nounced that he would make a general distribu tion of his fortune on April 14, his ninetieth birth day, the Intermittent stream of letters has grown to a steady torrent amounting to more than 600 dally. Dr. Pearsons has given away $4,000,000 In a score of years and vows that he will die penni less. So far he has aided 47 colleges. "Look at this room," he said In despair re cently at the sanitarium In Hinsdale, where he Is spending the winter. In one corner lay a stack of college cata logues; In another pamphlets from religious Insti tutions; the drawers of his desk and tables were piled with letters, many unopened, and the con tents of two waste paper baskets had overflowed AS CHAIRMAN Despite the opposition of Senator Liking the senate committee to Investigate the high cost of llvlmr In this country will be headed by Senator Lodge. The other members of the committee are Gallinger, McCumbcr, Sinuot, Crawford. Simmons and Clurke of Arkansas. The question as to whether Senator Klkins or Senator I -oil go should be the chairman was set tled In a conferenco between Vice-President Sher man, Senator Aldrleh, chairman of the finance committee, which favorably reported the resolu tion providing for tho investigation, and Senator Ulklns, who was the author of the resolution. The results of thnt conference were stated by Vice-President Sherman, when he announced tho personnel of the committee. He explained that he had offered the chairmanship of the commit The club women of Toprka, Kan., created a sensation in city politics when they announced they would run Mrs. F. W. Watson, a pnst presi dent of the City Federation of Women's Clubs, as u ci.nilldute for the ofllcc of commissioner. The commission form of government has re cently been adopted In Topcka and the llrst set of five commissioners will bo elected the first Tues day in April. The primary election will be held one week earlier and If Mrs. Watson Is one of eight candidates to receive tho highest number ol votes, she will then bo nominated for election. The women supporting Mrs. Watson Intend to hold meetings in every wurd to teach the women of tho city the value of the commission form of governtretit; to Instruct them as to the politics and qualifications of tho various candidates for French Embroidery HEKE Is a bow-knot design, to be dowe In French embroidery. To give a note of variety, Valenciennes lace Is combined with tho needlework. Some sheer material Is best for the dainty lingerie blouse, fine handker chief linen or batiste being the best The bow-knot Is made of the lace, which may be turned and twisted and the threads drawn up to fit the curves. French or German Valenciennes lace may be used, as one fancies. It is better to sew on the lace bow-knot and then do the embroidery, which should bo transferred to the mate rial by means ot carbon paper. Light blue Is better than the dark colors, as It does not crock. If the material Is sheer enough It may be placed over the design on the page, and fastened down with pins. The design then may be drawn on with a fine pointed pencil. GIVES A TOUCH OF COLOR Effective Decoration That Is Needed Properly to Set Off the White Frock. Into the decoration of many white frocks there now enters some color to carry further the bright note sup plied by a corsage bouquet of satin roses or a ribbon girdle with rosettes. Upon the more or less solid solid spaces of well-made cluny lace there Is embroidered a patch of solid work, which may take on a square, a circu lar or a floral shape, according to the spnee to be covered. The work Is done In soft-colored mercerized cot ton, the quality of which varies In coarseness with the lace. In order to gain a necessary firm ness It will be well to baste the lace or Insertion upon white batiste or even mull, and to stick through this, cutting away the remainder when the color work Is completed. If the heaviest solid work be to your liking, pad the space to be em broidered, upon the top of the lace. Everyday Hatpins. For everyday wear silver hatpins are popular. They aro in many shades, some having long pentagonal or oct agonal heads, others round and flat, others In cubic form, eto. Most at tractive are those with chased de signs. There are also many of these Bllver pins set with stones, round Jade, cornelian, coral and Inpls lazuli settings being the tnoBt attractive. Among the handsomer pins there are beautiful Jeweled heads, quite large, and many of them set with pearls or pearl matrix, surrounded by several rows of brt'llants. A Little Frock. A quaint little frock that will be serviceable can be made from a rem nant, of denil-flonnclng hemstitched on the embroidered edgo. This Is placed at the hem, of course, and the top Is gathered In a Mother Hubbard style Into a neckband edge with a little frill. The sleeves are In bishop style confined with bunds trimmed to match the neck Giving Hat Pins. When giving hat pins for prizes or birthday gifts do not give Just one. They are now worn in pairs, and It Is wiser to get two of a cheaper Bort than a single expensive one with none to match It. This Is particularly ap plicable to the huge rlilneatone pins which are so fashionable. The embroidery Is done entirely In French embroidery, with seeding In the bow-knot and some of the flower petals. Seeding gives a very dainty touch In embroidery. It Is merely short, even back, stitches placed at regular In tervals. Succeeding lines have the back or seed stitch midway between and nn even distance below the seeds of the preceding line. The stitches are laid alternately, Just as bricks are laid In a wall. When the embroidery Is finished, cut the cloth away under the bow-knot, leaving enough to overhand back. The tucks In the Ueuse should be run In by hand. The back Is made with a box plait and six fine tucks on either side. Next week we shall give the design for the cuffs. The collar Is made of strips of hand tucking und lace. TWEED COSTUME. This Is a useful costume of heavy tweed; the skirt Is a plain, well-gored shape, stitched several times at tin foot; the coat Is semi fitting, and bai a panel back with the seams each sldo front to correspond; they art wrapped and cut In three scallops al the top; a button is sewn In thi point of each; the scam at outside ol sleeve Is arranged to match; velvet forms the collar and revers. Hat of felt, trimmed with ribbon velvet and quills. Materials required: Seven yard! twoed 46 Inches wide, 2 dozen but tons, '4 yard velvet, 5V4 yards for lin ing coat. A tie worn on waists which go un der a Jumper la a long, narrow cravat, caught at the neck with an ornament, the untied ends being finished with pendants. w "r f - ml-bwsC: .. i SAVED FROM AN OPERATION ByLydiaE.PinMiam's Vegetable Compound De Forest, Wis. "After an opera tion four years ago I had pains down ward lu both Bides, backache, and a weakness. The doc tor wanted mo to have another opera tion. I took Lydia E. Jinkham's Vegeta ble Compound and I am entirely cured of my troubles." Mrs. AracsTK VtarEituAHN, De For est, Wisconsin. Another Operation Arolded. Is'ew Orleans, 1a. "For years 1 suf fered from severe female troubles. Finally I was confined to my bed and the doctor said a n operation was neces sary. I ffave Lydla . iinkhatn's Veg etable Compound a trial first, and was saved from an operation." Mrs. Lily I'et roux, HUKorlerecSt, Ker Orleans, La. Thirty yean of unparalleled success confirms the power of Lydia . Pink ham's Vegetable Compound to cure female diseases. The great volume of unsolicited testimony constantly pour Ing In proves conclusively that Lydia E. Ilnkham's Vegetable Compound la a remarkable remedy for those dis tressing feminine Ills from which so many women suffer. If you 'want spnclnl advt about your rase write to Mrs. llnkliam at Lynn. Mass. Her ndvloe la free, and always helpful. IMPOSSIBLE. Slmplo Storekeeper Hut, really, sir, you couldn't have gotten this counter felt here, sir. Why, we haven't kept them In stock for years. Who Are the Elect? Two modern statements of the doc trine of "election," neither of which would qulto satisfy John Calvin or Jonathan Kdwartls, aro given la the Congregationnllst One was Henry Ward Heecher's epi grammatic and convincing phrase: "The elect are whosoever will; the-non-elect are whosoever won't." Good as this Is, there Is another ex planation that Is a star of equal mag nitude. H was made by a colored di vine, who said: "Hrethren, it Is this way: Tho Lord, he Is always voting font man; and tike devil, he Is always voting against him. Then the man himself votes, and that breaks the tie!" A Gift to Bryn Mawr. Miss Cynthia M. Wesson of Spring field, Mass., has given $7,000 to Kryn Mawr colleiy. Miss Wesson, who wu graduated from Hryn Mawr in 1909,. was prominent In the athletic affairs of the Institution, and her gift Is to bo expended toward the betterment of tho swimming poo!. All undergrad uates nro required to qualify us swim mers, as the exercise Is one of the mobt popular of the college sports. CLEAR-TEADED Head Bookkeeper Must be Reliable. The chief bookkeeper in a large busi ness house In one of our great West ern cities speakB of the harm coffee did far him: "My wife and I drank our first cup of t'OBtum a little over two yenrs ago, and wo have used It ever since, to the entire exclusion of tea and coffee. It happened In this way: "About three and a half years ng 1 had an Lttnck of pneumonia, which left a memento In the shape of dynpep sla, tr rather, to speak more correctly, neuralgia o' the stomach. My 'cup of cheer' had always been coffee or tea,, but I became convinced, after a time, that they aggravated my stomach trou ble. I happened to mention tho mat ter to my grocer one day and he sug gested that I give Postum a trial. "Next day It came, but the cook mad the mistake of not boiling It sufficient ly, and T.e did not like it much. Tula was, however, soon remedied, and now wo like It so much that we will never change back. Postum, being a food beverage Instead of a drug, has been the means of curing my stomach trou ble, I verily believe, for I am a well man today aid have used no other remedy. "My work as chief bookkeeper in our Co.'s branch house here is of a very confining nature. During my coffee drinking days I wsb subject to nerv ousness and 'the blues' in addition to my sick spells. These have left mo since I began using Postum and I can conscientiously recommend it to those whose work confines them to long hours of severe mental exertion." "There's a Reason." Look In pkgs. for the little book. "The Itoad to Wellvllle." F.ver rrad Ihc abov Irttrrt A arm one anprnra from lime to lm. Ihrr re irrnulBC, true, aud (ull at kinu 3 I latcrcat.