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Address letters in regard to the ir^ani
7.ation of Sunshine branches to Mrs. Cyn
thia Weatover AJden, the president gen
eral of the International Sunshine jocietv,
Lh avenue, New York. Mjjs Lil
lian M. Kllis, 1615 St. Anthony avenue. St.
Paul, la Minnesota state organizer. Sen 3
her any news about Northwest i
work. Th c Globe is the Mil
state organ.
The country is prospering in a financial
"way. yet there is much si
ferlng, the city hospitals are full, and
Is large opportunity to scatter eun-
Bhine. The season of Sowers Is at hund.
■cupanta of the sick rooms are
reminded that spring is here.
When you hear of good in people—tell it.
when you hear a tale of evil—quell it.
Let the goodness have the light,
Put rh< • ,-ii out of sight.
Mak • the world we live in bright,
Like the heavens above.
You must have a work to do—pursue .t.
It a failure, try again—renew it.
Failure spins us to success.
ime, !>u; come to bless,
Fitting us for righteousness
In the heavens above.
Obliterate everything disagreeaUa from
rday; start out with a clean :;luet
and write upon it for sweet mem
ory's sake, only those things which are
lovely and lovable. Thus you will make
tter worth living.—Household.
If you would increase your happiness
and prolong your life, forget your neigh
bor's faults. Forget all the slander yon
have ever heard. Forget the tempta
tions. Forget the fault-finding, and j^iv
little thought to tlie cause which t.ro
voked it. Forget the peculiarities of your
friends, ami only remember the gooi
a which make you fond of them.
Forget all personal quarrels or histories
you may have' heard by a cident,
which, if repeated, would seem a. wiuu
sand times worse than they are.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of
health. Addlson.
Each little child can some love-work
Each little hand and each little mind;
All .an be gentle, useful and kind.
We do not honor and serve Him best by
services in the church, by the pealing an
them, by the echoing hallelujahs, sfori
ous as these may lie and soul-uplifting.
mber the lonely and forgotten. They
are not necessarily always only the poor!
It is not those always who are the poor
est in thi world's gnrvls who are the
poor; And a kind word and
thought, a loving letter, may bring great
by far than even a coat or a >iiccil
to the poverty stricken.
"Not what wo give, but what we sharo -
For the sift without the giver is bar*;
Who gives himself with his alms feed-:
Himself, his hungry neighbor, and ma. '
There is so much said about what Is
woman's work and what is man's work
that it was refreshing to read an article
in which the wife told how. when she had
no children, she often helped her husband
in his work, simply from love of being
near him and a desire to be helpful. Then
when her children were small and her
health poor, her husband helped her.
Thus, when necessity demanded, thLy
helped each other, loving each otlvr and
Cod and right, and the question "Is this
• - Putting Off * *
"Never put off until tomorrow what
you can do today" was not written by a
philosopher. •
Bet.i- that it should read "never put
off until tomorrow what ought to be
done today." The world was not made in
a day.
Americans are constantly impairing
thin usefulness in the future and short
ening their lives by accomplishing today
what might as well be left until tomor
Between the bogus stvenuosity of thoir
lives and the manana of the. Spaniard
there is a happy medium.
\W do not sutficienlly realize the beau
ty or that delicious word rest Men and
women who begin their daily toil often
before sunrise and keep unfiuggingly at
5,000 Stows Old
Plaii Rotop was an Egyptian king fifty
centuries ago, and no doubt had some
strange ideas about God. but he wrote a
code of morals that in all that 5,000
years has not been surpassed. Here are
some, of the rules of his conduct:
A man shall answer the evil words of
a hot-headed disputant with silence.
A man shall not despise one whose
opinion differs from his own, nor be an
gry with one who is wrong.
A man shall remember those who were
faithful to him in his low estate.
A mail shall not inspire men with fear.
A man shall let his thoughts be abund
ant, hut keep his mouth under restraint.
A man shall not, if he be powerful.
seize the good.s oi' another.
A man shall train his son to be a teach
able man.
Asia is the center of interest in the
world at this time, Is there any prospect
el' it becoming a Christian land?
This is an ideal which, judging from the
past, is not likely to be- realized. In sev
enteen hundred years not one Asiatic
nation embraced Christianity, and even
in India, where the missionaries have an
the backing of the British government
the results so far achieved in the converl
uion of the so-caikd heathen are so In
significant as to be quite out of propor
tion to the enormous sacririces of money
and labor made for this purpose. The
reason for this failure of the foreign mis
sions is because the Asiatic has an in
nate aversion against the Christian fuitn
He longs for rest after death, and tne
promise of an eternal life only tills nim
with horror. In view of this fact, even
- LHtk €Ify snugs „
If it is the little things that most worry
WM annoy us. so it is the little things
that give solidity, ease, certainty. Intelli
gibility and contentment to life. Mos
quitoes, petty criticisms, a lost button a
misplaced comma or typographical error,
may quite "break us up" for a time. On
the other hand, a pin in a rising necktie
a smile of approval or word of encour
agement, an unaske.l for raise (if ever
so small) in one's wages, a budding plant,
a 50-ceni footstool, may give a sense of
contentment and a promise of new
strength and zeal for the laboT of life,
bimilarly, it is not the big words that
give solidity to language of clearness and
grace to si>eech. After very careful in
vestigation of diffe.ent classes of litera
ture and accurate counts of certain
words, Mrs. D. P. Lindslev. the phoneti
cian and inventor of "Takigrafy." found
mat 100 Lngllsh words make about W
All Along
the Way."
my work?" never troubled them. And
this is the secret of a happy home.
"A disposition to coddle a sense of in
• is one of the most unfortunate
heritages of mankind. The heart that
husbands a desire to "get even" with
imaginary enemies Is the haunt of un
happiness and the brain that strives to
eive a means of retaliation tor a
fancied wrong is the abode of misery."
"Women should remember that .t is not
all of citizenship merely to vote. Women
not wait for enfranchisement be.
fore sha can discharge her duties as a
citizen. A man has only one vote to cast
on election day, but he may Influence"
many votes, and a woman can probably
influence many more than a man oan.
With courage hold your steady pace;
Ni 'er falter In the earnest race;
Still nourish in your dauntless breast
The flame of hope—and do your best.
Tillc railing at unkind fortune will as
surely bring on a disordered condition or
the liver £.s will a diet of indigestible
food. The frown that is the invariable
accompaniment of a dissatisfied mind not
only renders the face repellent, but ;t
distorts the nervas and produces a head
I believe every act of yours and
mine affects all of humanity. There Is
no such thing as a separate life. We
are all one. If you send out thoughts of
despondency, hatied and envy, if you
plan revenge or suicide, you are interfer
ing with the harmony of the universe,
besid< s inviting certain misfortunes to
yourself. If you think love, hope ami
helpfulness, you are aiding the cause ;>"
universal happiness and success.—Ella
Wheeler Wilcox.
Brooding upon failure binds the brain
to inaction and kills the chance of better
ment. When a man allows his metal ma
chinery to become clogged with the waste
of discontent, then do the fires of his
being burn for naught. Much more time
is wasted in reviling and assailing the
reputations of successful men than would
be required for the erection of monu
ments to personal probity and fair-mind
"When the victim of untoward circum
stances gives himself wholly over to the
nursing of his misfortunes, he. witl ffud
they will multiply and thrive like miles
in mellow cheese."
The clouds will break, the sun will shine,
The bow of promise is divine.
In cloud or shine, whate'er the test.
Press on, press on, and do your best.
Truth does not get exalted by flinging
it at people- it gets exalted whenever^, it
gets really expressed In a man's life and
shines out through him.
The stinging tongue, the cut Into the
old wound, tho unlovely criticism, the
acid in the life, have no place in one
who Is "rooted and grounded in love."
It Is argued that we must fight the evil
and oppose the wrong and check the dan
gerous tendencies. So we must, but no
man burns his house clown to get rid or
the hornets' nest within it, and there 1»
no necessity to cut off an arm because
ther« is a wouni on a finger.
O world as God has made It! All Is
And knowing this is love, and love is
What further may be sought for or de
clared? —Browning.
Not Enough
..• of It. ..
their tasks until exhausted at night can
not enjoy life and the effect of this ao
called energy and enterprise cannot but
have a deteriorating result on posterity.
Doing today what might as well be left
until tomorrow is making us a nation of
dyspeptics and nervous wrecks. It
prompts the business man to stick to his
office when he should be enjoying an
outing; the farmer to plant acres he can
not properly till, the railroad man to
stick to nib post until th- use of the am.
bulanoe is required to carry him away.
.Less strenuosity and more recreation
are needed. Of course the man who
postpones until tomorrow what should be
done today is a fool, but having done
that let him enjoy rest. Without it life
is a barren waste, a hideous sprint from
the cradle to a premature grave.
A man shall not be haughty nor mean.
A man s'.iall understand that love for
the work he aceorr plishes transports men
to God.
A man shall not answer the unfortun
ate in a crushing way.
A man shall keep himself from the fa
tal malady of bad humor—from grum
bling, from little irritations, from rude
Commenting on the above a great
newspaper writer says:
"Think of it! Advice from a man who
lived 0.000 years, ago! If you had a pic
ture, a coat, a sword—even a bnek—that
was made in his Jay, you would prize it
highly among your possessions. But—
advice is cheap.
"Besides, most of us know what Is
ri"ht and what is wrong. It is only the
application of it that is lacking"
many good Christians hold that our mis
sionaries would do better to stay at homo
where a good deal of work is still to be
done, to convert thousands of professed
Christians to true Christianity. And if
they want by all means to go out into iho
world to preach to the heathen, let them
do so in the manner of St. Boniface and
other real martyrs—that is to say on
their own responsibility, ready to take tn e
consequences of their hazardous under
taking. Christ's disc'ples had no govern
ment support when th<fy went out into the
world to preach the gospel. Apostles as
the vanguard of armies, apostles as the
pioneers of "The Ethics of Loot," apos
tles backed by rannens and $100,000 ran
soms, is too abhorrent an idea to be as
sociated with Christianity, and we should
be proud of our government that it does
not lend its supporc to this sort of propa
gation of Christ's teachings.
They Serve
Big Uses.
per cent of all ordinary forms of litera
ture or oral speech; that twenty words—
"the," "and," "of," "to," "I," "that"
"in," "it." "you," "a," "is," "not," "be "
"for," "have," "but." "they," "shall,"
' as," "he"—make one-third of our com
mon literary language, and the fifst ten
of these about one-fourth. So that wirh
the use of only 156 word-signs, the labor
of writing is diminished about one-half
even where all other words are written
in long-hand; while the use of from ten
to twenty such signs would reduce the
labor of writing a little over one-fourth.
Let asjyone try to write a page or two
without the use of these twenty words
or any of them, and see wiiat kind of
English it sounds like. A life is like a
sentence or a paragraph. It must rec
ognize the importance of being correct
and true in the littles if it would be cor
rect, graceful, intelligible and useful In
ihe whole.
Bumisi^ Studf
Tho International Sunday school lesson
for April 6 will be found in Acts ix., 1-2)
The golden text is Acts iii-, 19. The les
son is devoted to the career of one who
afterwards became a great leader and
/ollower of Christ. "Saul yet breathing
out threatenings anc! slaughter against
the disciples of the Lcid." Saul's very
life spemej to be to hate Christ and
Christians, and yet the time came when
he could truly say, "For me to live is
CMrfst." Our first introduction to him
is in Acts vii., SS; viii., 2. 3, in connection
with the death of Stephen ar.d the per?
secution following, which at this time
was stil! going on.
"Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou Me?"
Thus spoke- Jesus to this active worker
against the Christians. Though it was
midday, this light with the word from
heaven was above the brightness of the
sun, and Saul could not see for the glory
of that lignt.
"Tne Lord said, I ar.i Jesus, whora
thou persecutest." Saul rec-gnizes a su
perior and asks: "Wno art Thou, Lord.'"
The answer fills him with trembling and
astonishment, for Je=us of Nazareth is
actually speaking to him. Seeing Him to
be indeed the Christ, the Messiah, whom
the prophets had foretold, he at ono-3
ncknuwiedges Him as Lord end meekly
nsks what he is now to do.
"He was three days without sight and
neither 'lid eat nor drink " The men who
were with him fell to the earth, seeing
the light and being afraid. They also
heard the voice of some one speaking,
but Jid not understand the words, toe
those wore for Saul only. It was some
what like the experience of Daniel and
of our Lord as recorded in Daniel x., V.
What .T-sus said to Saul as He com
manded him to rise and stand upon his
feet is fully stated in Paul's testimony
before Agiippa in Acts xxvi.. 16.18.
"Inquire in the ho'.:s» of Judas fo<- one
called Saul of Tarsus, for, behold, he
nrayeth." Th;>s spoke J^-aus to Ananias,
a devout -iiscipie aiid one who had a
good report of ail the Jews at Damas
cus. He, like Philip in a previous les
son, is prompt and obedient, one- on whom
the Lori «uuld rely to do His bidding.
Those three days find Saul and his Lord
in Intimate cnmmunhnt Saul talks with
the I,ord, and ihe Lord in vision reveals
Himself more fully t<, SauL From Chi'St
by revelation Saul received the gospel
and from Him also all his future in
" H<- La a closen vessel unto Me hi
bear My name" Ananias t'nink.* of Sauls
reputation and authority and his mad
ness again.-t Christians. The Lord gra
ciously bears with Ananias in his objec
tions, but repeats His command to go
and assures him rhat Saul is to b-3 His
special messenger to the gentiles. Saul
is not only chosen to bear the name or
Christ, but. al.«:o to suffer, for faithful
ness to Christ and suffering for His sake
are Inseparably connected in all the his
tory of the rise of Christianity from that
day to this.
"Receive thy sight and be filled with
the Holy Ghost."
Thus said Ananias to Saul as, having
found him just where the Lord said ho
would, he put his hands upon him and
told of the Lord's commission. He re
ceived sight, both natural and spiritual,
confessed Christ in baptism, took food
for the body and was strengthened, and
forthwith began preaching In the syna
gogues that Jesus of Nazareth is" the
Christ, the Son of God. Old things are
passed away, all things are become new,
the Spirit has clothed Himself with Saul,
and now henceforth he does tout one
thing, and works for but one Master, and
for Him is ready to lay down his life.
The Christian Endeavor topic for April
C is "Growing in Grace," found in 11. Pe
ter 111.. 17-18; I. Peter ii., 12; Ephesiana
i\\. 12-15. The word grace has two
meanings in the Scriptures. First, the
free and unmerited favor by which God
saves us. 'By grace are ye saved through
faith, and that not of yourselves; it is
the gift of God." Second, grace refers
to 'the blessings of the Spirit inwrought
in the heart" and manifested life of the
believer. The word as used in the top
ical reference has the latter meaning. To
grow in grace means to grow in the
graces which under the blessing of the
Spirit come to make the Christian char
acter all that it ought to be.
The duty of Christian growth is fre
quently emphasized in the Scriptures.
Christ had much to say about growth
and advancement in the Christian life.
Paul eloquently pleaded for it, and here
Peter joins his exhortation with those
of the Master and the great apostle to
the gentiles. "Grow in grace" is his
second epistle, and that "grace * • *
be multiplied" to his readers was his
prayer in his first epistle. This constant
emphasis of growth by the great Chris
tian teachers la a proof of its necessity
and importance. This fact should be im
pressed upon us, and we should strive
by obedience, by knowledge and by pray
er to constantly "grow in .grace."
The necessity of constant growth In
grace lies in the fact that we cannot
become perfect in this life. If we could
reach perfection, if a time could come
in our lives when grace could not be
multiplied in us, then the command to
grow would be without meaWng to us.
But such a realization is impossible in
this life, at least in the view of the
great apostles. Paul served God with
peculiar devotion and zeal for many
years, and yet he knew nothing about
the modern doctrine of perfection, a
condition not possible this side eternity,
and therefore growth in grace is an im
perative necessity until the end of earth
Growth in grace is a safeguard against
the lack of steadfastness. "BewarJ,"
says the apostle, "lest ye also, being
♦♦ €)m 9§ Work ♦♦
Some one has said that there is lots of
trouble in the world by round men trying
to fit themselves into square holes, and
vice versa.
People who seem to have really fount!
their work are outnumbered greatly by
those who plod along like boys set to do
irksome tasks.
I!' one's work is done with the interest
and energy that children display in dig
ging a cave in a bank, in throwing a
dam across a rivulet, In fixing up a play
house, or caring for crops or stock the
profits of which will go to them—if
work is done with enthusiasm and inter
est, it can never be.drudgery.
As a rale there is no safer test of a
man's ability than the pleasure he gets
out of his work.
Slipshod work in whatever line of en
deavor is a disappointment and a re
"O, that's good enough," Is a dangerous
..Yow. Tme..
The matter of washing the face ap
pears very simple, but it is the exception
rather than the rule when it is properly
done. Look at a piece of furniture and
note the amount of dust and dirt it will
collect in a few hours, and one may real
ize the quantity the face has to receive.
It not only gathers up the minute parti
cles of all kinds that float about the
house, but that, too, which is outside.
There is an old tradition that if one
would preserve a delicate complexion wa
ter should not touch the fac« the skin
to be cleaned by rubbing it with a piece
of flannel, which might suffice if the face
were kept in a glass case. The face
ne^eds not water applied liberally to it
with the hands, and generally the use of
pure, non-irritating soap will not come
Wash cloths are often an abomination
as they axe too seldom free from impur-
Sabbath . 'Lessons.
Notable Days.
led away with the wicked, fall from
your own steadfastness. W-e cannot
stand still in the Christian life and
characters We will grow or decline in
grace, and that we may not decline, but
may he steadfast and immovable, we
should constantly advance in grace' and
in the faith-and of the knowledge of the
Son of Ood unto a perfect man unto
the measure "of the stature of Christ."
This is the end toward which we strive.
We must do the good, and we *hall be
come efficient in it and graceful in the
doing. "Grow in grace and knowledge of
Jesus Christ."
■ The Epworth league topic for April 6
is; founded of texts found in 11. Peter
ill., 17-18!; I. Peter ii., 1-2; Ephesians iv.,
U-lu. These ..texts inculcate the import
ance of growing in grace, goodness and
strength. A dwarfed tJody speaks plain
ly of pain-, it tells so much of crushed
hopes,, of, checked activities and priva
tions, that it awakens sympathy even
ii it cannot command help. v •- •
A famous lecturer was once asked what
was the most pathetic sight he ev^r saw
■tte replied. - 'An old face on a little
child. it is not the years which makes
age so much as it is experience. . We
grow old from hardships and hopeless
miseries. Soul pain is hardest to bear
and breaks the strength more thaa work
and privation of food.
, Physical strength cannot always be
had as we would wish. Some inherit'
traits which can never be changed. One
constitutionally small of stature may de
sire to te tall, but wishing is hopeless
in such a case. The best that can be
done is to develop all the strength possi
ble in the body one has and extiioit a
great souls traits until the little body
is forgotten or, if remembered at all is
ennobled and honored as the home of a
noble man or a gentle woman
Soul growth is more fully under our
control than bodily development. In
herited traits are to be found in all
persons to be sure, In the spirit nature
as well as in physical things, but need
not prevent our growth. Too many
never stt before themselves seriously the
task of becoming in the inner nature the
best possible kind of being." Yet that
is the real work of life. All things that
come to us are given for this purpose.
Cod has the deepest interest in having
us grow into the fairest, finest type of
creaturehood. All our highest prospect
are grounded, here. Our goal is the
thG statUre of the fullne
m?i^ rlCh this a PP>' consummation we
t^Vn r r h 7 )re:ss al) d deny our selves in cer
tain things, enlarge, devolop and grow
in certain other respects. Whatever our
inclinations to malice, envy^alousy en
ana c.tat out from us resolutely con
acting the part. All must be'sir.-erelv
earnest; rather call it living earnest "Th
anTr c cHmhl k H °l w? r^" must be, used
ana relished to nouriah this life We
Sf th eon? tan"y be aware of the error
of the wicked, must see the v »rone
2JK.W ■>!•„„ it persistency, ?/ »|
shall fall from our steadiness. And If
!vva^n«t aC d faint -*e-tavlte disaster.
exi\ bS? of m^ c ' nS fc more ot the
If «^d be W^ifhto^ b^
sweeter, or for the Vorse? '■ pUrtr>
to you » Uo*ua*c of th* world: "a is up
April 6 is the firsfSunday after Easter.
Una- a?so c tdh rate Memoria/dfyfn Loui&
ana, also the anniversary of thp hirtv, ,-„
1483 of Raphael. Italian pointer; of ttSas
seau m 1676. French poet; of Dr. Calvin
> , S^ owe ' American divine and scholar
and husband of Harriet Beecher Stow? '
April 7 is the day of St. Francis Xavier
l"co c of the Indies;" also birth in
of w,,? illiam,Wordsworth, English poet
and*author E' Channln*. American diving
fr^irwa 8 J sJ he. anniversary of the birth
m 1732 of David Rittenhouse, American
astronomer and mathematician; thl 3 is
the first day of the month, Nisan of the
Jewjs-h year 5662. l
7v>™w Zr r the t annlversary of the sur
render of Lee at Appomattox i n UK- of
the birth in 1738 of Gen. Rufus Putnam
of Fisher Ames, in 1758, American orator
and statesman; of John L. Sullivan in
mj, American engineer- of Adeline M. C
Pattl, opera singer, in 1843.
. As£} lo c lg tne anniversary' of the birth
<, I of Sl C- F- Hahnemann founder
of homoeopathy; of Edward Robinson in
v ' ,Amf rlpail Biblical writer; of William
Hazlitt in 1778. English critic and author
of Lewis Wallace in 1827. American gen
eral and author; this is New Year's day
in the Mohammedan calendar, being the
first day of ..he month Muharram of
the year 1320.
April 11 is the anniversary of the birth
in 1.70 of George Charming. English orator
and statesman; of Edward Everett
Everett, American orator and statasmian-
Maj. Gen. Canby, killed by Modoc In
April 12 is the anniversary of the birth
in 1777 of Henry Clay, American orator
and statesman; first shot at Fort Sumter,
and the actual beginning of the C'ivii
A Word About
Finding It. 1;
ana damaging thought. it has kept
many a man down without his knowing
it has been at the bottom of what he
set down as his general bad luck.
Pleasure to be derived from work de
pends much upon the worker. One who
is really capable of higher and better
thing's will never be found slighting work
t>ecauss he feels it Is unworthy of him.
He may say to himself. "I do not intend
always to do what lam doing now. I
shall use it as a stepping stone to some
thing better," but he goes at it just as if
he intended to make it his life work.
Very many people dissatisfied with
their souuroundings or their work allow
this feeling of dissatisfaction to enter in
to everything they do.
Hence their work is poorly done and
the energy they should use in the tasks
before them is largely frittered away in
grumbling and In thinking about their
ill luck. Work done in that frame of
mind can never be one's best, and it is
only one's best in whatever task assigned.
lties, and the same statement is true of
spenges. They are left imperfectly
cleans-ed from the soap that has been
used and are dried at the washstand,
when after every day use they should
be washed, boiled and hung in the air.
I have often seen faces with muddy
skins, dotted with blackheads and pim
ples because impurities'from wash clothes
and sponges had been rubbed Into the
skin to its infection, says Harper's Ba
If the face is oily and filled with fine
blackheads, the latter can be removed by
rubbing them with a soft cloth dipped
in alcohoi or In equal parts of cologne
water. The latter will cleanse the face
better than anything else, acting upon the
skin as a gentle stimulant. The contact
of the fingers with the face seems to
have a vivifying effect. It is easy while
thus dashing the water in the face to
massage it and bring the blood to the
When I get time —
I know what I shall do-
I'll cut the leaves of all my books
And read them through and through.
SVhen I get time—
I'll write some tetters then
That I have owed for weeks and weeks
To many, many men.
When I get time—
I'll.pay those calls I owe.
And with those bills, those countless bills,
I will not be so slow.
When I gat tiny:
--111 regulate my life
In si eh a way that I may get
- Acquainted with my wife.
When I get time—
O glorious dream of bliss!
A month, a year ten years from now—
.But I can't finish this—
I have no time.
The chief trouble with the historical
novel is that it isn't history and—too
often—it isn't a novel.
Greece holds the earthquake record,
with 3.157 shocks in five years. That's a
few laps over California.
. .-TJie woman who can light two kerojer.e
■lampi with one match and lift the shades
acd- chimneys off and on again while
she does it, may be called a true econo
Under the many advertisements In a
recent newspaper column headed, "Boys
Wanted." seven closed with the words,
"No cigarette-smokers need apply."'
There is whole sermon in that sentence.
One circumstance deludes the throng-
And hinders earth's delight;
A man talks louder when he's wrong
Than when he's in the right.
—Washington Star.
The United States homestead law is to
be extended to Alaska, with :s2u acres as
th^ limit. One of these days the agricul
tural products of that country will as
tonish the people.
The latest joke is on Mark Hanna, A.
few wet-ks ago he paid $21.000,00u for the
street railways of Cleveland and now
the city council has i assed an ordinance
for 3-cent fares.
"UV should not only break the teeth
of malice by forgiveness, but pluck out
til? sting by forgetfulness. To store our
memories with a sense of injuries is to
fill that dheet with rusty iron which was
made for refined gold.
. Tobacco seeds are extremely small, and
an ounce of them contains from 300,000
to 400,000 seeds. A large percentage of
these, however, will not sprout. Some of
them are not fertile, and others have a
very hard coating—too resistant to mois
The fact that most people have two
ears and one tongue ought to be a hint
that twice as much listening should be
dene as talking. Some people reverse this
order and others talk twice and will not
hear at aIL
There is a very strong opinion growing
up among the medical men. that sugar
has a remedial value that has been
wholly unappreciated. As a tonic and in
vigator its value has been, in experi
mental cases, extremely satisfactory.
A letter written home from one of the
military stations in the Philippines says
that if the climate could be modified a
.bit and the people disappear it would
not b> such a terrible place. r;>.» sajrm
might truthfully be said of the nether
The nut-cracking industry of St. Louis
.gives employment to over 1,500 people. The
nut crackers are driven by electricity,
each nut being fed individually into the
crusher. After the shells are cracked,
the 'Huts are winnowed by an air ijThst
and the meat is picked from the crushed
shells by hand.
There is no trust "in brains. It may bo
possible to corner the wheat crop or con
trol the yearly output of cornstarch, but
no man can corner the whole crop of
ideas. If a young man looks about him
, and studies the situation, he will quickly*
learn that the age of combination is also
the - era of brains.
Here is a little gem. clipped from a
small boy's essay on parents: "Parents
are things which boys have to look after
them. Most girls also have parents. Par
ents consist of mas and pas. Pas talk
a good deal about what they are going to
do, but mostly its the mas that mako
you mind."
There are between 1.3C0.000 and 2.Q00.C00
brands of cigars sold in this country,
and your average smoker thinks that
every brand means a different kind of
tobacco. As a matter of fact. 150 is an
outside estimate of the different kinds
of tobacco that can be procured from
all sources, and even experts can't tell
some of these apart.
If an S and an I and an O and a U,
With an X at the head, spell Su;
And an E and a V and an E speK I,
Pray what is a speller to do?
Then, if also an S and an I and a G,
And an H E D spell cide.
There's nothing much left for a speller
to do
But to go and commit slouxeycslgned.
In an addresa before the Century club
in New York, Edwin D. Mead said:
"War is the great anarchist and the
great source and perpetuat jr of anarchy.
It makes virtues of killing, arson and
theft; it turns all morality upside down.
Every army is a schoil for cruelty, licen
tiousness and drunkenness, and pours
thousands of demoralized men back
among the people."
A collector who keeps autographs as
a fad pointed out recently the evolution
of the name of Vanderbllt as we have it
at Che present time. The original was
Van der Bilt. The old commodore sign
ed it thus: "Van Derbilt." William H
signed it "Van der-bilt." leaving a dis
tinct, space between the "n" and the
small "d," as his father did between the
"n" and the capital "D." Most of tha
present generation make one word of It.
Japan is a country without domestic
animals. There are no cows, for the .Tap
neither drinks milk nor t-ats beef. Ther.->
art only a few horses there and they
are for the use of foreigner?. Carts are
drawn by coolies and pleasure carriages
by men. There are r.o sh.?^p nor any
use for th-em. No wool is use! in clot'i-
Ing there, silk and cotton bein^ the fab
rics. No goats, mules or swine. Pork
is f.n unknown article of diet and no iar<j
is used in cooking.
It fairly takes one's breath away to
be assured that the telephone wire, es
well as the telegraph lines and cables, is
to be relegated to a state of desuetude;
but now o. French electrical engineer
claims to have perfected a system of
wireless telephony. whereby the voice
may be electrically transmitted through
air, earth or the -Pea. with as much cer
tainty, and to as great distance, as the
waves are now conveyed by wire. This
is th? logical sequence of Marconi's in
vention. So prepare the way for the
wireless 'phone.
Vienna has the severest cycling code
Of any city in Europe. No one may rids
a bicycle in the streets without a certif
icate of proficiency. Ladies mast be able
to mount and dismount from both sides
of their wheels, snow that they can turn
corners, an* ride in and out between a
number of dummies. All cyclers are pho
tographed by the police and this photo
graph is fitted into a little book contain
ing the rules for cycling in the city. For
this book che cyclist must pay 51.25. Be
sides this a huge brass number has to
be worn conspicuously placed on the
handle bar of the machine.
At night when sleep has hovered 'round the little snowy bed.
And borne away on snowy wings the little golden h<
Above the clouds and far away to that funny land of dreams—
A merry land of fancy to infant minds, it sera*-
A mother sits and watches, while her heart Is filled with joy.
As she gazes on the features of her liule, sleeping boy.
Then oft from under covers a chubby i'and will creep.
And a tiny voice say: "Muzzer, I don't wan'er go to seep. 1
A mother's lullaby is heard; then sleep with noiseless wings
Steals little one away once more, while watchful mother sings
Then comes a blissful silence; the mother does not speak.
Though that tear is speaking for her as it glistens on her cheek.
She takes the sleeping baby and fol:l3 him to her breast—
A mother's arms, so gentle, will not rob him of his rest—
And a prayer is sent up yonder, chat Go.] will truthful
The lips that murmured: 'Muzzer, I don't wan'er go
—S. 11. Lira...
S^^ ~*r
tfye (&m§f§ Hfyom
The physical comforts provided for a
guest are not the only things whlcd
leave with him plea-ant remembrances
of the home that welcomes his visit. The
highest hospitality is that which skill
fully and unobtrusively ministers to hia
mind and spirit. The restful pietu^. th ■
.suggestive book, the evidt-nces that the
fruest chamber is really a part or the
home, always win at the first glance the
grateful recognition of the truest. What
more courteous "good ivght" can be Im
agined than this poem on silk, which the
writer recently found, delicately
Tommy was much interested in hear
ing for the first time in his language les
son the other day about a pair of little
dots that the teacher said meant -'ditto. '
How his soul, a curious mixture of laz'
ness and thrift, thrilled at learning tl it
if he were to writ., "a cat" or "five boys"
or "ten ddllars" on one line an I wanted
to repeat the same fiords or .
the next line all he had to do, instead
of writing the words in full, w i~ I
the ditto marks, and everybody would
know it was "a cat" or "fiva boys" ..r
'ten dollars," as the case might be, that
was meant. Some time after this Tommy,
wlille away on a visit, had occasion to
JSsi (Dune* of 359
The great elementary truth of life in
that we live, combined with this homely
fact comes the reasoning that, living. We
arc bound to accept th»: facts of life as
they come, glad, sad or otherwise. It ha.-<
been said that it would be an excellent
thing if we were taught backwards; that
is to say, HI v.-- v.:-i- permitted to begin
at the end of our studies. Take an in
fant in the kindergarten class and say to
"My child; you are about to cut your
first double tooth, it win be very painful
but not so much as many ills you are to
pass through in your long journey or
your short trip through lire. You wilt
have to earn your bread; you will find
competition keen in whatever line of la
bor you pursue; you will find friend lia
ble to drop away and enemies will en
compass your destruction if they can. All
the world is a make-believe. Shams and
losses and crosses mark the path you
are yet to tread. Disease and death await
'you;"sorrows'and afflictions hover near;
Love—the only human recompense aside
from religion—may mock you. Religion
in many guises stands ready t > take your
hand, but which ever you aec/pt as yoi»r
guide, you will be told by the others that
you are wrong, until, distraught, you
turn to unbelief and darkness."
Imagine what an old and elfish face
that, child would wear • throughout life,
burdened by such cares. Imagine look
ing forward to tomorrow as another step
on a long and painful journey: Consider
the eye alert for advancing ill! the ear
attuned to discord only! the step ever
reaching to th pitfall and the aim rais
id in self-defense ever! Th«* doubt of th
mind—the unbelief of the tongue—the
suspicion of the eye— quick ear for
ills to come! What a dreadful ".burden
such a life would be. shadowed by knowl
No. Emerson says well: "Life la a suc
cession of lessons which must be lived
to be understood." it is In the "under-
Pu%%k Comer.
PRIZES—A copy of a short .^tory will
be sent to the first person to send in an
swers to all puzzles. The person who
•ends in the best original puzzle this week
will receive a copy <>f a choice story.
The puzzle printed first in this depart
ment will be considered the best, con
cerning which opinion* may differ. All
puzzles should be written on one side of
the paper. Write names distinctly.
ANSWERS to puzzles two weeks ago:
BBS. —Easy Riddlemeree: Turquoise.
293.—Anagram: Inlets, tinsel, linest, en
list, listen, silent.
Answer in part by Wilson Barrett, b24
University avenue, St. Paul.
PUZZLES to be answered April 20:
296.—Easy puzzle poems:
There was a young damsel so good.
•;-.; Problems ♦ .
PRIZES—The first person to send in
correct answers to all problems will re
celve a prize of a choice story. We will
be glad to receive peculiar original prob
lems from our readers.
ANSWERS to problems given two
weeks a?o:
189.—167 sheeD at first.
190.—Five miles and 1,300 yards.
Answer by Mary Burns, Hudson, Wls.
PROBLEMS fo be answered April 20:
193.—A man is to travel from St. Paul
'^Famous Quotations.
PRIZES—The first person to s^nd In
the names of the authors of the annexed
Quotations will be given a copy of an Il
lustrated book. Address Puzzle Editor,
care The Globe. St. Paul. Minn.
Authority for Quotations of March 30:
334.—1. Corinthians, xiii.. 1.
:-3"-.—Ephesians, iv., 26.
336.—1. Tinvthy. 1., 8.
337.—Titus 1.. 15.
33S. —Hebrews xi.. JL
339.—Matthew xiil., 57.
Qmstkim BMo
PUZZLES—A prize of a short Btory
book will be sent to the flrst person to
send In correct answers to questions an
nexed. Address replies to Puzzle Editor,
care Dally Globe, St. Paul, Minn.
ANSWERS to questions two weeks
Thomas Jefferson penned the origi
nal declaration of Independence, but con
gress made a few changes In It.
368.— Mexican war began in May.
1546. and lasted until September, 1847.
, 3f*.—The United States with the Fili-
flake It a Part
of the Home. J
a room in a I "is
made v. ileome for a ni^ht:
Sleep sweet within this quiet i
O thou, whoe'er thou art;
And lot no n.ouinful yest
I>iHturb thy quiet heart.
No* 1.1 tomorrow scare thy rest
With dreams i ill:
Thy Maka :s th
I!'■- lot .- n v • still
I thyself and all the world-
Tut out each feverish light—
The stara are watching overh
Sloop sweet. Good night! Good
write home. He simplified the hated ti k
by turning his latest knowledge I
The letter looked like a literary
"Dear Father." it began,
"I hope you are w. 11.
'• mother is "
" " sister " "
" " Dick " "
" " grandma "
wish you were here.
" mother was "
" " sister
" " Dick " ■■
" " grandma " "
you wi uld send me som m
"Your affectionate son. >m.
Can Leaven a
Ton of Grief
standing" the whole secret of content
ment lies. If we had our own way in the
mystery of the thing called "life," wliac
a muddle we would make of it to be sure:
The things we would do and the thing ,
we would not tolerate done, until. «j,e
day, caught in the snarl of our own en
tanglements, we should trip up and a"
down in the net-work of a human desire.
Oh, its good to begin young to find
out; but better to lind out by degrees.
Look back along the way we have come
and see the fearful chasms, and dizzy
heights, the rocky plain, the dreary path
and the dangerous morass over which al]
unconsciously, we have, so far, come!
Saw you that chasm, what would you
have done? Knew you Of that fearful
height, what would you have thought?
And the stony way, over which -unhurt, if
bruised a bit, you safely passe I, knew
you of that painful journey, would you
have crossed to the safer side? The
morass seemed dangerous and deadly on
that weary way, but the chance s"toi;a
was there; the fallen log a resting place
and beyond .shone the in upon the gre'-n
hills of by-and-by!
Oh, we're all children on that i
life, with its upa and downs, and ,
Ing the lessons day by day as Wi
The school takes In many scholars, out
It sends out few graduates The
for excellence goes to the boldest—not the
best student; and the one that takes ihe
hill at a run; skims the mi I
bound, dares the hi Ighl and looks n>l
on the dangerous decline, or falls back
only to rise again; there you'll tind th<>
There's always a game and a recess
In that solemn school of life too; it
Isn't all study for "Jack." The Joys more
than counterbalance the griefs over lp^
sorvs learned, for yon know an 4unce of
joy can leaven a ton of sorrow—when
we are young. And always try to bo
young. Let the old take part In the lif«
and activity of the young and they will
live longer.
Intellectual Amusement
and Exercise for Young
They made her a pretty ,
But a fierce, cruel beast
of the dear made a feast.
For he on politeness ne'er stood.
Another. In story named ,
Once went with her brother to fill
Their ma's wooden bucket;
By very Gad luck it
Was split, and they rolled down the hill.
Her comrade, familiarly „
To his cranium got a sad crack.
Requiring a pi i
Hut at his di-
Sho laughed and received a go td smack.
■T.—Decapitate a certain bird and have
to roll oneself about Decapitate th
word and have to permit Twi
tate the third word and have down. K>>-
Btore the heads of the third word, twlca
curtail and have everything.
To Test Minds So
to a certain place In twelve day
go about three miles the first day, in
creasing every day by an i
that the last day's Journey may be
eight miles. What is the dallj
and how many miles distant is tl:at
from St. Paul?
194.- Three boys met a sir! carryli .
pies home. The first took half whal
had. but returned to h«-r ten; th
took one-third, but returns] tv.
third took away half those
but returned her one. Bbc had then I ■
apples left -how buu
Who Wrote
Them ?
QUOTATIONS—Answers to be given
April 20:
What is this: "Ne reprens cc qu»
n'entens," and what language?
SIS.-What is this: "Chi ama, crede,"
and what language?
What is this: "Uao hace maestro**
and what language?
3oO.—What is thi?: "Amor tussLsque r.on
celantur," and what language?
What Is this: "Cada hum collie,
srgundo semea." and what language?
Curious Things in
Life and Literature. \
pinos, and Great Britain with the B
370. —Jeff Day.a.
Answered by Robert Murray.
Buckingham. 9t. Paul; Alma Wii.ion, '>.■>
\Vh:tall street. St. Paul; Sadie Pu
672 Milwaukee avenue. St. Paul.
QUESTIONS to be answered Apr
373.—What state of the th!rt*-«-n original
ones was the last to ratify the c »i
tton? What state was flrst.
374.—Doea the word 'God" appear It
the constitution of the United Si. .

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