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From the Kra Magazine. The man who is weakend in welldoing by the ingratitude of others is serving God on a sala ry basis. 'Tlit Power of Truth.'' Philosophy is primarily a matter of food; st.-c nidarily. a matter of clothe-.: it does not concern the head at all "Two Thousand Miles on an Automo bile." Ambitious peopie must al w ays be disappointed people. "Fame for a woman.'' There is no such certainty of knowledge on all subjects as one holds at 1H and at 80. "Capt. Macklin." The best kind of courage often comes from a f ul 1 stomach. "Capt. Macklin." Half the trouble of this troubled world comes from the fact that, for one reason or an other, women are not able to look up to the man with whom they have dealings. "The Vul tures." Love is like honey; it must be taken in sips; one must not swim in it. ' The i'harao and the Priest." Nine times out of ten a woman falls through love, and she must be reached by love if she is to be restored. "Down in Water Street." Don't call yourself a friend and be thinking all the time w hat the other said of the friendship can do for you, "Aunt Abby's Neighbors." Cake Riddles. What kind of a cake should a geologist eat? Layer cake. What kind a pugilist? Pound cake What kind a lover? Kisses. What kind a gardeneff Fruit cake What kind a glover? Lady fingers, What loud one w.i lives on I his friends? Sponge cake. What kind a politic: i .? Elec tion c.i le. What kind a jeweh'r? Gold and silver cake What kind would one have to bee who ate all thes-? Stom ache. Ladies Home' .Journal. Of Interest To Women. SOME DRUM POtNTBBS. The planning of a street Suit is often a serious matter to the woman who cannot consult a killed dressmaker, f itistoj be made at home, the problem 1 will be increased. A good Choice is a plainly made suit Of brown, checked off with line lines of darker brown. The skirt is cut to Clear the ground j by two inches ami is plainly made, well fitted at the nip and daring at the foot. The etou coat is limply finished with revers of the cloth. Careful Stitching should be a feature of the homemade gown, Good pressing, too, counts. A plain- A Thought For 1 he Day. There's not a man of all that preach despair Who, under his stolidity, would dare A moment go without the in ner trust That something Blessed shall be found somewhere. H. W. Bynnek, in McClure's for January. At One Half the Cost Lion Coffee has better strength and flavor than many so-called "fancy" brands. Bulk coffee at the same price is not to be com pared with Lion in quality. In 1 lb. air tight, sealed packages. Reflections Of A Bachelor- When a maa marries his debts begin. Most men find it very easy to make love to all woman eKcept ! their wives. The man who always tells his Wife he is sorry, he was so cross1 when she scolded lllffl is bound lo Set aloof In the world by : in. i king frien !. When a girl comes out a cor i tier where she lias been alone j with a man yon can always tHl j ! whether he i as kissed her by j 'the way she Iojs as if he i . hadn't One reason why bad boys don't get caught with the old 'trick of giving them a Bible ' with money between the leaves is because they tling it into a c orner. and the money falls out. New York Press ShlfMflf. H irk! the il i Kill' tn Try jingle O'er the crackling ice and si iW Seem- to set your blood a tiiu'le. On I 'ie Itol With rour deirest girl b -dde li i -md you, Srouggl' .i Dj Buff, And the tarrj til) lit to Vide yoc Th.it's th, tuff! Y trimmed brown hat should accompany the street suit ol brown, or, if blue be chosen, select a blue hat. Once again low necked gowns) A Lost Art are ornamented with lace ber- Graceful bowing." remarked than. It matters not whether the statuesque young lady at the wearer be maid or matron, I 'he head ot tne this trraceful fashion is ever be- I fast becoming o coming. For the waist that is to be worn with a bertha the shape is usually rounded, being cut rather shallow at the shoul ders. The choice uf lace de pends to a great extent upon jo wearer. The ex tea table, "is one of the lost arts. Few are proficient in it. and, indeed, the difficulties are many. I am referring, of coarse to men women are still mis tresses of the art, but not all Funny now the scamp ! Thougli sou dm one arm; Something ele hampers -What's the harm iii i ,;rse e with just i he other McL Mid burgh Wilson. seen men who Lady Editors. Misses Waller & Eubanks, of the Madisou Times, completed three years experience last week in the journalistic Held. The Times is a bright, breezy, newsy sheet that shows many improvements under their lily white hands and mental ability. Malice Aforethought. Lord Roseberry once sat next to a tanner at his estate dinner and the confiding man whisper ed to tne host when the ice pudding was brought: "The pudding has been frozen." The ex-premier thanking the farmer and looking surprised, called to a waiter, said something, and then turning to the farmer again, said: "They tell me the pudding has been frozen on purpose. '' Ool. William B. Fahy. of Huntington, is now on the Smooth Journal Staff, whatever that may mean, at Jefferson City. One thing is sure, being in the Senate Chamber is being in high C. them, either. nurse o the wearer. Tne ex- ".mil. iuae elusive point and duchesse laces! were fat, not to say tubby, and are the most charming, but are they titid that a mere iuclina not considered appropriate for -non ot the head is a burden, the young woman. Irish guip for it induces disagreeable ure. Irish crochet and Russian j ruai,es of blood to the head, and lace are for the young matron that is bad for men who wear and maid.. ! twenty inch collars. And there are men who are tall, lean, and HANDKERCHIEF LINGERIE. , , , , ,. u I scraggy, and when they bow, With, two dainty handker being sensitive plants, they chiefs, a bit of lace, a piece of Uq ink, and make the spectator embroidery, s me insertion and think, of stringed marionettes, Acme Food tor sale at Hay den's Livery Barn. Every bucket guaranteed. Lyman Abbott, Editor. H. W. Mabie, Associate Editor. The Outlook Newspapers and Magazine in one. Published Every Saturday. Price Three Dollars a Year. I Read the Outlook "Because it is the best all round magazine in the country." Because each number is worth an armful ol newspapers." Letters from two subscribers. PORTRAITS FROM LIFE -OF- MARK TWAIN. STEADMAM, E. E. HALE, ALDRICH. HO WELLS, HIGGINSON. Drawn in pastel by Alfred Houghton Clark. Eacli portrait printed on plate paper 9x11 icches, suitable for framing and enclosed in a handsome portifoJio. Price one dollar. PIN A CNE'EOLLAR BILL iS,!!1 . mi name ! address lu . !T...v . '""I. rl umil. 81 our rifk, toihc Oullo.ik Com- p.nj- , r. in '' . IO'lt- " y"r '"""o l not already on our list n subscriber in iln r .u, mui uioiuu.,-price one dollar .n.l tlili I'ortlfollo, prlco Name .... Street No Town State- a skillful needlewoman, the most exquisite underwaist is made. These fascinating cor set covers are among the latest bits of undeiweai for gifts, and were found by the dozen among Christmas gifts and also figure largely in birthday and wed ding gift displays. They are not difficult to fasten and when finished nothing s prettier. The first essential is that the handkerchiefs must be tine ones. Those chosen should have a hem not over a quarter of an inch in depth and inside the he m should be a delicate traving of embroidery. The handker chiefs, of course, form the body of the corset cover and are put together with the lace insertion, which is about an inch or a trifle more in width. The hand kerchiefs are cut diagonally in two, from one point to the oth er. The raw edges are hemmed with a tiny hem and two halves are used for the fronts of the waist while the others are made into the back. Those forming the fronts are made with the point of the waist line that the fullness may be across the top. while in the the back the reverse is done At the top the lace insertion is finished with the heading above this is a narrow edging of lace. The belt is open work embroid ery. Masazlue a storehouse or treasury--Century Dictionary. THK VALLEY MACiAZISE is n verltabb sti.rcliouse of literature treasure. Ktsays full of v... .1 (bought, glories full of "the human." Toeiry benutiful thoughts tn perfect verse. Critical Aril cles Strong, Vigorous, fearless, by masters of analysis, well in Council on their subjec or they don't write about ihciu. New ? Yes, at least not old. but seasoned In that its contributors are ilpe In experience, and lu their lull vigor of thought. Seasoned also In that it lacks not tlaor Is never llau Though but fifty cents a year the subscrip tion Is limited to persons of rather more Uian average InttlMf llll itlHII others fail to sec the delicacy of detail am! ihilnk from the bold ness of the foreground of this masterpiece ol publication. Buy this month'! Issue for Ave eeuts from your newsdealer: Ifhedon't keeplt send us uoonts tor three months trial subscription which will lucludu the superb Christmas num. ber. WILLIAM MARION BKADY. Publisher. m. Louie, Missouri. and they dread the smile ot tne man in the street. "And ! have seen men whom the critical moment found un prepared, with hands in pock ets. And I have seen them when they were wearing caps and clutched vainly and In stinctively at hat brims, and I blushed at their grotesque poses and involuntary carica tures of the line of beauty." Photographs AT X Belle Johnson's Studio Special Notice. Fancy paper, fancv type. The Democrat carries identic cally the same paper and script type that Mermod L Jaccard of St. Louis does. It does the same class of wedding invitation, menue, programme and visiting card work that they do, and it does not charge fancy St. Louis prices. That being the case, if you have any interest in your home or home pride, you will have your work done at home, for it will be done just as secretly as it can be done in the Future Great. Winter Maxims. A b izzard is a boom for charily. There'll be u cold time In tne old towi tonight. Keep warm by helping some body that can't keep warm. People are not responsible when they are cold and empty. There's .i whole lot of true religion in a otg bowi o iut soup. If you inuat turn i tie void shoulder io the poor, do it in summer. If ou have any old clothes to shed, prepare to shed them now. Whatever else the cold may contract, don't let it contract y our charity. Old overcoats given in chari ty these coltl days covereth a rcui utune ot skins. A freezing man won't make much effort to be good when be knows that he I i is a warm place. Ii looks a little like rubbing it in when a man must fr. ze to death on an empty stomach. The millionaire may taae his money out ; i . tiorat;c at this season without fea: that it wii ! spoil. The real "winter sports" are the men and women who wou't let anybody suffer if they can prevent it. Kick the street beggar off of the earth, it you will, but till him full of food first, and he will be softer to kick. While you are in yonr warm house thinking bow cold the weather is, please remember that there are others outside who know how cold it is. Cnl Tier's Weekly Benj. Hayden has been traus lerred by the Staudard Oil Co. to Louisiana, Mo. He and his family will be missed by theii many friends here William Patterson, formerly ol this city but wiio had moved to Quincy, will take Mr. Haydeu's place In this city. The Prohibitionist have or ganized an Prohibition Alliance in Hannibal and elected the following officers: C. W. Hanes, Pres.; Rev. Heniy Webb, Vice P.; P. H. Stone, Treas.; J. P. Thresher, Secy.; J. S. Dollard, Chaplain, and J. A. Wilson, Marshal. A Missouri Editors Sayings. The plaiuest face may tnaice a home the vestibule of heaven. Parties and society events are but another name for "duck hunting." The next day after a man marries an angels she begins to shed her wing feathers. The lion tamer who ran into the cage to dodge his wife very, very wisely thought that of tne dangers he chose the lesser. Richmond Missouriau. There are twenty one million male citizens ot voting age in the United States. One in every twenty-one ot these draws a pension from the gov ernment, at the expense of the other twenty. The cost of the list is greater than that of any standing armies In Europe, To the. unsentimental taxpayer it it may look like paying a sub sidy io patriotism, but it is in eutire keeping with our pres ent commercialized form of government. Quuicy Herald.