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"The Man Land."
By Maynard Walt, In the May Metropolitan Magazine. Xiittle boy, little boy, would you go so soon, To the land wbere the grown man lives? Would you barter your toys and your fairy thing9 Fo: the things that the giown man gives? Would you leave the haven whose doors are set With the jewels of Love's alloy For the land of emptiness and regret? Would you go, little boy, little boy? It's a lan1 far off, little boy, little boy, And the way is dark and steep; And once you have passed through its doors, little bo, You mayn't even come back to sleep. There Is no tucking in, no good night kiss, No mornings of childhood joy. It's passion and pain you give for this, Think well, little boy, little boy! Little boy, little boy. can't you see the ghosts That live iu the land off there; The "broken hearts," "fdir hopes," all dead; , Lost faith" and "grim despair"? There's a train for that land in the after years, When old Time rushes in to de stroy The wall that stands 'tween the joy and the tears, So don't go, little boy, little boy! Harry Sorrel I was a business visitor in Hannibal, Saturday. Reflections of a Bachelor. A woman calls it news if she tells it aud scandal if anybody else does. The best way to get excused for not being able to earn your, living is to be a poet. i A nice thing about sending , telegrams is you canshlft tb? blame for the bad spelling. If a woman could talk in three languages she would have to be able to do It all at th same time to believe that six was having a good time. When a man sneaks away from his office to go to the races he pretends be doesn't know what horse won so bis family will think he went to the funer al of a relative. New York Press. (Jharlerol, Pa At the twen ty third annual meeting of the Citizens' Library Association of North Charleroi today the start ling fact was brought out that in the entire year that is just past but one person patronized the library, despite the lact that almost 1,000 volumes are con tained in the selection of books. Said a member of the associa tion after the meeting: "North Charleroi seems to have found too many other amusements, such as roller skating, bowling, dancing and card playing, to pay any attention to good read ing. It is a deplorable state ot affairs." Mrs. Delia Blackwood, of Quincy has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. L. Palmer. She was accompanied home by her nephew, Maste Franrcls Palmer. ' t.j Uv. fry -J !--V V I By THOEViAS W. LAVSOH ' Author of "Frenzied Finance" H Gtory of Passionate Lovo and Money Madness To hero b a daring young broker who retrieve the fortaM of thm family of tbe woman ha loves, a beautiful daughter of the oath (they nave been victim of "The System.") with the greatest "copH ia tb history of "The Street" The fever of money madness and the caxsa of peculation run throughout tbe story. This terrific conflict between char acter and money, and the shifting and glittering background of frensied finance, makes a novel which would be absorbing to every man and woman were it by an unknown author. Being by Mr, Laweon, it will nndonbtedly be tbe most discussed story of onr generation. TOU must wot fail to read it. It Will Begin In This Paper In the Hear Future Your father had it pretty hard in his day. There was no way for him to get the special training essential to promotion. With the opportunity offered young men of to-day by the INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, it's easy for you ! If you don't get a high position and a good salary it's your own fault To-day I. C. S. students are hold ing the most highly paid positions all over the country, as manufacturers, superintendents, overseers, foremen, and experts. , What the I. C. S. has done for them, it will do for you. It will give you the right start, train you to ad vance in your present line, or help you to change to an occupation that suits your inclination. Mark, the coupon as directed and mail it to-day. The I. C. S. will ad vise you freely how to qualify for an advance. This advice will cost you nothing but a stamp, and put you under no obligation. If you are open to conviction, if you are ready to grasp the hand held out to you, do not be deterred by fear that you cannot succeed. 1 If Vom Rmally Want Mor Salary SAY SO QUICK i STUDY This Coupon International Correspondence Schools Rn lit. ttPRlNTnu PI I 1 BIT i tlie Plmaa explain, without farther obligation en I 7 part, bow I can qualify for a larn?r HUary ia 1 imposition before whirh l have marked X i Haakkeeeer Steaagiapher AdttrtlMH.at writer Shew Unl Writer Wladow THnwer GNMrdil l.w f.r SMartae rkUa Illast rater Clrtl Her.lea tkemlat TeiUleMin Seat. F.leetrirlaa Wee. Kertaeer Ih.u 1 Urafuwaa Teleeaeae Kna'cer Klee.LtghtlngMapt- Jiecaan. feaglaei lareyer M.tia. .r7 Kb, lane I'lTll Kaalaeer Ilelld'g Ceatraeter rai(c I u Arralteet Hteutaral Ilriege F.aglneer Mlalng F.nrlnrrr cuy- Home References 0. R. Emerson C. E. Gillum W. J. Rouse See Display at L. C. Saunders Pharmacy 3 i astsjtafrit Tbe College Girls' Ideal. Amy. E. Tanner, Wilson College, Pa., in International Journal of Ethiee. Nearly three-fourths have as their ideal a friend, while only four take a historical character. Tbe qualities of this ideal friend vary considerably, and fall into three groups, each group chosen by nearly tbe same number of students an altruistic ideal, with breadth of view, tolerance and unselfishness as the quali ties most admired; a broad per sonal ideal of sweetness and strength of character; a narrow peisonal ideal with brightness, attractiveness, good looks, pop ularity, and social influence as tbe desired traits. , For tbe most important vir tue, a little more than one-third take honesty; one-fourth, love of humanity; one-sixth, chasti ty, and one-fiftb, self-control. One-sixth consider dishonesty the greatest vice; one-third, drunkenness; one fifth, impuri ty of life or uncbasttty, and one-fiftb, murder. Peeking Ton. Thursday morning about 7:30 Miss Georgia Hawkins was bad ly frightened. She was in her room making her toilet prepar atory to coming down town, when upon looking at tbe win. dow she Mt white wretch peering in. When discovered be ran to the alley, down which he disappeared. It is one of those cases wbere j trie wrapping post is oaaiy needed. J. M. Nlckell has moved his family down from Palmyra and tbey are now guests of the European Hotel, but will com mence keeping limise in a few days Hannibal Duly Clipper, April 24. 76. vir. Nickell. last seasou and this, has been train ing "tbe pooie"" to speed on tbe Monroe City Ptir track. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bull were with 'Quincy friends, Friday. They met Mrs. Bull's parents, who were passing throsga this city, enroute from Kansas to their home, Kahoka and went as far as Quincy with tbem. Hon. W. T. Ragland, Paris, tias bought the Conyers proper ty in that blooming burg for $3,500. It is said-. He will greatly Improve it and make it one of the must desirable prop erties df the Oapitel of Mon roe. Wblle visiting er friends. Misses Patton, M4ss Marguerite Rrid tripped and fell cutting a cash in cer forehead. Org Hull .sod Ely -dressed (tbe wond Miss Nan Buckman, ot near Monroe City, after a few days visit with her sister, Mrs. Dr. Mile and family, returned home Monday accompanied by her little nephew and niece. Ton aud Velma Miles. Perry En terprise. The perfect kiss, asserts a Missouri professor, was invent ed by a woman. But we will wager that some man put bis mouth into it. Nodaway Dem ocrat. Dr. A. W. Miles and wife ex pect to start next week for Colorado in the interest of the doctors health, if he is able to go. He is much better, and his many friends trust he will still continue to improve. PerryEu terprle. Mrs. Miles, was Misi Elsie Buckman. Mrs. Estelle Timberlake. of Palmyra, was in tbe city Fri day enroute to Warren to ? isit tbe bomefolks. Mrs. D. S Sharp went to East St. Louis, III., Saturday to visit ber husband. Ferd Wood and wife spent Sunday with tbe borne t oiks at Lentner. J. D Robe? and family were jwith Shelbloa relatives, Gan May.