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...Cit.i.o.fur ri-ir-i r ,-,V( '(',,' ' -,.. v.,..::....-..:-,,- ,, .v.- ,, ,-..;.-. , -fV .-7) I our feature, Wry-y' '?' - . ..... , ft ,,,,,,, f . . Department Devoted to Attractive Magazine Material SCOUTS tiit It'unduclril by Natlunul Council , Boy (tenuis of America.) of SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT THE JOB AND THE MAN By F. A. WALKER. THE SOI L Sl-AKCll a. X ENCI.lKII scientist has devoted lug a book which ho culls "In Search of Hie Soul." At the end tin' scientist IlinN him self mi nearer discovering the whore- limits of what lie wns searching for or even knowing tlic character uf the thing lit sought tlmn whs I'lalo or Seneca or I' tliiit.'"i-iis or Kplctoiiis, nil groat teachers, lint nil disagreeing When It runic to tin1 thing wlilcll IIOUC f tlioiii KNEW anything about. Always tlioro tins been a doubt ns to whctlii'i' tlio soul was within it wit hunt tlii' Imdy. One Investigator who died not long ago sjii'in yenrs of liis life In nil ill tompt to devise a weighing mechanism so delicate Ihaf ho would bo able 'u dett'iminc If there was any deler niinahle difference In tin- -eight of a human body just before and Just fter dentil, hoping thereby to es labllsh the weight "f the soul. There were reports, never perhaps justified, (hat the government biirea't of standards had under consideration, a similar line of experiments. It would be jusi as satisfying, ill all probability, to try and weigh a tltoiiL'ht. fur it Is probable that noth ing more tangible leaves the body at death. Iid J'oll ever wonder what becomes of the thinking power when the body no longer has power to breathe Mtid move? Is the thinking power tin' Willi? Where coos the nonius of a licotliov en or a Mozart and that Indescribable power lo .'roup sounds Into harmony when death has robbed those fingers ef writing down the Holes upon Ihe nilt'd paper? What becomes of the analytical powers of a Xewton or a Euclid or an Einstein when l:e can no longer pen 1 Ms formulae or give to the world his 1 conclusions? "UlltiJ mes of the genius of the' palmer when Ids hand can no humor ' liold ihe brush or of ihe sculptor when his hammer ami chisel have boon 1 ii I I down for the Insi time? Is there Inngihlllly to knowledge, to talent, or are they wholly spiritual and without dependence, on material things and existence? l'lato snid, "The body Is a prison, from which ihe soul must he released before II can arrive at the knowledge of those things which are real and Im mutable." Is the soul really Imprisoned within the body or Is the body only an Il lusion which our belief gives a de ceiving reality? The sclenilst who Is studying1 mat- I tor, for no one yet KNoWS what matter Is, tells us that evrrylhing ! material Is maile up of electrons ami that electrons are really only a maul festalloti of electricity and that eloc trh ity is not niat'er but only ene-.',v, J and wo, therefore, end up with the statement that matter s not material nut only a demonstration or energy, so alter all what Is there to Ihe thing; which we ordinarily think of as the home of the soul? ' What an enigma! What an eternal problem! We stand upon Ihe edge of; ' a groat ocean ami wisely discuss it as a whole when we do not know more than the merest fraction of tin truth about the one wave lhat washes at our feel. We write books with sounding litles ami confess at tot end. if we are truthful, "I know tml liini:." OiilyOM" thingmnn really KNOWS. That is that he is conscious, that he has been endowed with some power of recognition and reason. Whether his use of that power results in u truthful conclusion he docs not know. It may lie thai one of the greatest glories and privileges of the hereafter will be to know someihing and knw that it is tlic truth. There are many ipicsthm marks In the paragraphs above but all life Is a question to which none of us have ever known the satisfactory answer. 'pvrt!'.t. THE ROMANCE OF WORDS in: "CATCHPENNY" SKI In Ihe sense of an In- rior article, made ineiviy to sell. Ibis combination of two words has ri'ivntly gained for llself a place In English die llonarles, though the word It self Is nearly a century old, dining hack lo Inji when Thur dell was hanged for Ihe murder of Wen re, a crime which win one of the inot sensational la the annals of London police. It happened that n printer by the name of I'atnach saw a ohnmv to make a considerable sum of money through I lit' pub lication of what he alleged lo be the murderer's speech from Ihe gallows. The paper con tabling ibis report sold fairly Well, but tile receipts J t I Hot come up lo Calnacli's expecta tions. So he primed a second edition, Willi a headline in large letters across the lop of the sheet: "WE Alii: alive again!" These words actually appeared III Weare's speech, s fi ported, but the primer purposely left very III tie sp;ioo between the lirst two words of the phrase ami, reading the line "W EAKE alive again!" thousands of per sons delight the paper belore they discovered the deception. The London Tines referred lo the matier as a "catchpenny device" and Ihe primer was thereafter kno.vn as Catch penny" ('atuacli. So descnpl i e was the word that it has re maiiicd In the language to this day. (feptrliiht.) 1 1 UNCONSCIOUS ADVERTISING In Xew IlrunswUk, N, J., a boy scout miliced Hiat n mini was driving a car, and obviously a stranger, who seemed Id doubt as lo his proper dl ivciloii. Accordingly without hesita tion he Jumped on v running hoard ami rode along for t- short distance, di recting Ihe driver to Ills destination. The service being duly rendered, the hoy hopped off the hoard ami refused ihe stranger's prol'i'cred tip, explain ing that he was a hoy scout, and couldn't take pay for u simple good turn. Xoihing new In this for a scout. Xearly every scout In the country lias been in u simllur position, behaved Just ns this boy did, and kept still about !t afterward, Just as thin boy. did. III-. t It Is tine scouting, all the same, and Just the kind of In cident that Makes scouting count all along the line. This is what Hit' man who beneMted by this one scout's llitle act of eo'.iriesy, had to say about It afterward when he told the story: "An organization that Iniliience boy to slick to his principles mid re fuse the lure of gold Is certainly a strong one wt.lch deserves all public support." So much for the effect of one small good turn upon public opinion, anil the best of It inn the scout who did It wasn't thinking about lii'luonelng pub lic opinion, lie was Just doing his everyday duty as a g I scout and making no fusn about It at all, In good scout fashion. Macs Meeting of Workers at ths Chicago Stockyanb r 4 v VS OtrnO rrov4-Nf MlJSl PAY t ,wr mm rv v.t -vrccAD virvvj i returned I s, i..- Vi ' JbZI i ' ' I h I'' s f 1K' 'ftt J i ;k-:yTf fM'.f, -i ' rvw;'i Hii;M A f l Sunday mass meeting of L'o.tmo employees of the Chlcngo packing houses In the district "back of the yards," af ter two big parades had disbanded, In protest ngnllist a cut In wages. Insert, rrcsldent John Flt.pu trick of tho Chicago redcrntlon of Labor, one of many speakers. Visit to Head-Hunting Jibaro Indians of Ecuador A SCOUT IS A FRIEND. I'redi port. ( scout la-t aid of a v rb k Hall of Troop 1." olid., proved himself lirldge a true winter by coming to the mug girl who was battling Ullllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllilll THE GIRL ON THE JOB E How to Succeed How to Get 5 Ahead How to Make Good By JESSIE ROBERTS 1 TUiiiiiimiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiir; TKACIIKKS SCHOOL DAYS d.W hurfti down, wubur TK fjVit fcelbs anl tlic piiciTses ttl be coU. off -tk skocs-trinf r r i satn-e uroiir.d the omelet. Serve at The (fTBUt rem hi-il height' kept Were not attained by sudden fl'.itht. But they, while their companions slept, Ware tolling upward In tiie night. Longfellow. TKACIIKHS arc looking about these days for opportunities thai will give them better returns than those the schools yield. This may he a piiy from the point of view of the si I Is, hut It Is n fact. Hut many women love touching, and fed that they are particularly well suited to this work. Yet they must cam more money. There is an op portunity for joining the two in leach big salesmanship. Many of the big department stores run classes for teaching dear salespeople belter meth ods and for giving them a chance f advance to the higher position j teachers are now taking siecml courses in selling and then going Into tin- leaching of this branch of Com merce. There Is nlso an opening In doing special research work for retail and department siores, and teachers are uiialifying for such positions. Xatural- I ly they soon make a far greater salary than ever they got by school-teaching, and what Is more the Hie Itself is broader, more various and fuller of opportunity. Teachers who go into commerce from this angle often de velop Into saleswomen themselves, and grow to prefer that work. Executive positions In retail and department stores are also open to them after the experience that comes with teach ing. A certain time spent In teaching school Is goix! practice for almost any job. Witness how ninny of our fa mous men were at one time of their career tcncticr in country or city schools. But the young woman who wants to get nut into the world and make a real future for herself will not slay too long In the classroom. She will us her training to bring her the best results possible. Executive positions In whohscle and retail trade are one possibility, and an excellent one. (CopyrlRhL) () 1 ag.iitist great inlds in trying to feed, clothe ami keep a roof over the heads of herself and her four young broth ers and slsiers. Scout Hall, who sells I newspapers, read, as did many other oith'eus of I'.ridgeport, the wlory 111 the morning paper of .lane Cram's, I dilliciilties but he didn't stop , wiili reading and saving "Pear mi1, what a pity!" He got busy i In a practical way. lie cut the ! story from the newspaper, pasted It on a cardboard box. cut a slot In the i box ami started out, on n h:.usc-to-liouse campaign, showing the story ( wherever he went. All day be kept at his self-appoint-I'd task and at night brought $11. 70 In pennies, nickelsi and dimes, and a few larger denominations Into the newspaper otllce, announcing that It was for Jane Cram and he hoped she and her family wouldn't suffer any more. I'thers took up the work where the valiant scout led the way, 11 ml the little family was relieved of Its worst plight. A FEW COMPANY DISHES. AN OMKI.ET is an emergency dish, for with fresli eggs one may be prepared and served In a short time. Asparagus Omelet. ' Cut all but three stalks of aspara jtus Into pieces about an Inch long and let Jilinmer In boiling suited water un til tender. Melt three tablespoor.fuls - of butter, add three tablespooufuls of flour, a half teasponnful of salt and a dash of black pepper. When frothy add one and one-half cupfuls of the asparagus water which has been snved for this purpose. Add one tablespoon ful of butter and add the asparagus. Have ready the yolks of four eggs, beaten light and the whites beaten iry. To the yolks add or.e-fonrth ten Kpoonfttl each of salt and pepper, then turn them over the whites and fold them together. Melt a tablespoonful ft butter In a hot pan, turn la the egjr mixture and when set on the bot tom place In the oven on the rack to finish cooking. Test with a knife tbrust Into the center. Score at right anjries to the handle of the pan, fold an turn out oo a hot platter. Ar fangw the- three cooked stalks of as caragtis over the top of the . omelet and the rest uf the asparagus with Cook one-half cupful of rice in boil ing snlted water live minutes, dra'r, put inlo a doable boiler with hot milk, using one pint, cook until soft. Soak one tablespoonful of gelatin In two ti'.blespoonfuls of cold water, add throe tahlcspooiiftils of hot water, one-half teiispoonful of suit, one-third of a cup ful of sugar; stir until dissolved and add to the rice. Flavor with one ton spoonful of vanlla, add one-half cupful of stiffly beaten cream and more sugar. If needed. Chill before serving. (, 1921, Western Newspaper Union.) O THE WOODS By DOUCLAS MALLOCH LEGACIES TOR BOY SCOUTS. The following letter was sent by the I.-lmI committee of the Hartford (1'otin.) council to all the lawyers in tile city: 'The Hartford Council. I'.oy Scouts of America, Inc., has to date been the recipient of two beipiests. We an a Connecticut corporation without capital stock and ompuweroil to re- i j celve beipiests, hold property, etc. It i Is proi.alde that you. as an attorney, will be reiileP'd at times to suggest to clients who are making their wills the name of a worthy charitable or philanthropic movement which Is in in ed of an endowment, and In this connect inn we feel that the liny Scout if America desvrves your Indorsement." The national council of the Hoy Scouts of America from time to time receives tiotltlcatlon of beipiests in wills, and It is gratifying that the movement Is receiving this kind of endowment. Bit flvf hl$ iMwi Ar nil i if Mm M f. '-' li wwi Mr JJ , JJ Scientists of American museum of nalural history Pack from Ecuador, lienrge K. Cberrie (left) Harold E. An j thony. Jibaro head hunter Is shown In t lie enter. Pried and shrunked human heads worn by Jiburo us trophies. j tD- mcH0LS0N Bri&h War Veterans in Huts QrmW!tK lit iL-S: W Samuel P. Nicholson, new can wnalor from Colorado, at Leadville. Kepuhlb Ho lives TEXAS SCOUTS ARE IN LUCK. W. C. Clark, a business man nf Purls, Tex., has presented to the bov i scouts of the city a tract of 14 acres to be used by them exclusively. It adjoins a tract two miles west of ; town that was made a gift to the boys 1 by .Messrs. W. A. and Worthain Col- : litis for the establishment of a hut Mr. Clark made a gift to the scouts 1 of a gymnasium equipment costing I Sl.IKH). ALEXANDRE KERENSKY 1 s. I ll III''? -nv THE CHEERFUL CHERUB I love tKa. littla bvcja TKt sing nfgkt - Vitk dr.tirc -jirrf. Lihe tKem witk notKinc? muck to aw 1 11 keep on f ,rywy. Si 1 SPRING FEVER. NOT exactly lazy Yet I want to sit In the moniln' hn'.j An' Jest dream a bit. Haven't got ambition l'er a single thing Iiegaler condition Ev'ry blooiuln' Spring. Want to sleep nt noontime (Ought to work instead), Put along at moontlme Hate to go to bed. Find myself n-stenlln' For a sunny spot Jest that Springy feelln', That Is .what I've got. Like to set,a-wlshln ' " "'" Fer a pipe an' book, Like to go a-flshln' In a meadow-brook With some flsh deceiver, j , Underneath a tree . , Jest the old Spring fever, That's what's allln' me I (Copyright.) 0 Three French engineers have de signed an airplane wing that can be given an Increased supporting surface In flight to make landing safer. WISDOM OF A FAMOUS SCOUT. "The great men in this country were ; all outdoor men. Not only that, but 1 20 centuries ago the 1-' men we hear! so much about were all outdoor men, ' us was tneir Master. 1 he greatest sermon ever preached was not deliv ered In a temple, but from a nioiiti tt! in side." Daniel Carter Heard, Na tional Scout Commissioner. if. Hi Several British war veterans and their families, unable to secure other shelter, are living In miserable huts at Sundrlge Camp, Woking, England. Of course the sanitary conditions nre bad. Tho veterans, however, say they must live and Insist that they cannot And other quurters. The authorities are Invcstignting. Goes Back to Live in the Trees BOY SCOUT GOOD TURNS. entnnited the town r.attle Creek scouts nre wllh" the Job of winding clock. A troop of scouts In Toungwonil Pa., surrendered Its henibiuartcrs for four months last winter to a family with seven children who could not find a place to live. Troop No. 810, Chicago, says that Its special effort has been to keep streets free from glass and nails, and to Pre vent destruction of city property, such as lamp globes and street signs. The Utica (N. I.) Roy Scouts of America council provided for their scouts a room In the pnbllc library known as scout room. The executive recommended books to the library from the list suggested In the bibliog raphy In the new Scoutmaster's Man ual. The collection consists of fic tion for boys, scout publications and a large number of technical books for use of scont leaders. The librarian there works In close relation to Scout Librarian Mathlews of the national council, as do an Increasing number of librarians In dlffernt parts of ths country. t s-JiJ i sk,ryl ' VJ4f 1 .... i.v ylr . I ?; . v7-;r i . : iri? "-J,'.v m -wtomiiu mi n rlniii'r i- " - i Late photograph of Alexandre Ker ensky, former ruler of liussln. who Is rcporttd to be leading the tttrugglo to overthrow the Soviets. This nature-loving Oregonlan hss picked out this natural platform In b!g tree on the edge of a small town Mid plans to build a house on It GETTING WORK FOR VETERANS American Legion Successful In Its Ef forts to Connect Ex-8oldirs With Needed 'Jobs. New York. There were 400,000 vet erans of the World war out of work in the United States on Msrch 1 last, according to an estimate received by the American Legion. This Is a, re duction of about 100,000 from the "pealf of more than 600,000 Jobless ex-service men In the country shortly after January 1 lost, and the Legion reports state there Is promise f furth er Improvement The survey of the national situation on which these figures are based 1 was made by the American Legion Week ly, official publication of the Legion, which states that the unemployment situation, as affecting the veterans, "appears to have taken a turn for the tetter" ' , A chain of employment agencies op- eratcd by the Legion In every state has dons much to relieve the situation, sny the Legion officials. The Legloln hss been Instrumental In obtaining work for veterans, In discouraging this migration of unemployed men ward the great Industrial centers aiid has encouraged a movement from clt les to the farms. It has demand that workers who left their posltloi to go to- war should enjoy senlorl rights on a pnr with those of mllita age who stayed at home. Nearly a year Is required for tltie returned veteran to get back to old stride in Industry. fits