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THE HOLBROOK NEWS, HOLBROOK, ARIZ., DECEMBER 29.
OUR MAGAZINE1 PROGRESSIVE ROSPERITY SECTION CHRISTOPHER G. HAZARD Interesting Features for the Entire Family WA H Something to By F. A. HAPPINESS TF YOU would get your full share of happiness out of life, you must at all times contribute happiness to others. When a little cloud of doubt comes between yon and your dearest friend, or an angry word pops off unexpected ly In a heated argument, hasten with out delay to obliterate it. If you have been at fault lose not a moment in taking an apology. Do not brood over imagined offenses, for It la often that brooding adds fuel to a flame which. If let alone, would die out of its own accord. Many lives have been utterly wrecked and thousands of hopes blasted by bestowing too much thought on petty trifles and idle words whose meanings had been so warped and twisted that they became monstrous offenders, when la reality they were mere feather weight nothings. There is an Innate proneness in all of ns to sail under false colors and to misjudge our most intimate friends, so we turn our bucks upon the bright and beautiful, head our frail craft to ward darkness to make love to our own ngly souls, while we bestow hate upon the fair sonls of our intimates. And while we habitually do these absurd things, we become more and MEN YOU MAY MARRY By E. R. PEYSER Has a man like this proposed to you? Symptoms: You have seen him in unsquirmable tight places, in business, in games, in his family. In his purse, and he always gets out of everything in a fine manner, you like the way he handles things, life, and you and himself. Yet he is anything but good looking, everyone thinks him "the last word," on homeliness, has the ugliest girl on earth lashed to the mast. He la not deformed, just no Win ter Garden beau. He's nuts on "you,"ahdgi-s easy not 'to crack them, he'd chute from an air plane without a parachute if you so commanded. You can't make up your mind, though your heart is made up. IN FACT What matter is it how be looks If he doesn't have to look for a Job? Prescription to his bride: Thank your stars daily for 5 such mnn. They are rare. Absorb This: UNHANOSOMENESS IS ONLY SKIN DEEP. by McClure Newspaper Syndicate.) til sunshine filled the sky. And the days were Ions. Then we went, my heart and I. Hun tins', with a sons For a stsh. Mow when nights are lone, Aad the winds are high, Qo we, though with faith less strong. Hun tins, with a sigh. For a song. I Margaret TaadergrifL ! FOOD FOR THE FAMILY A CAKE that can be given the chll dren and one which they will like Is prepared from bread sponge. Bread Sponge Cake. Take one and one-half cupfuls of sugar, three-fourths of a cupful of Shortening, two well-beaten eggs, one fourth of a cupful of sweet milk, two cupfuls of light bread sponge, three cupfuls of flour, one tea spoonful of oda, spices and raisins to taste. Mix Uncommon Cpfcp JOHN OCIIOW BLAKE AS OLD AS niS HOPE YOU can't live on hope, of course. But neither can you live with out It The surest sign of growing old is the fading of hope. The best indication that a man still has youth and a future. Is the tenacity with which he clings to bis hope. You smile at the rainbow chaser, but ha Is far more likely to get something worth while out of life than tte cynic r the pessimist. Too, can't catch even a street car without wanting to catch It, and you wtO never catch even the rim of bap ytaeas without hope. Dont be afraid of hope. And don't ho afraid to hope high, and hard. Hake your hopes great enough, and If yoa realize 25 per cent of them you rHi finish far ahead of your neighbor. The doiguboys who went to war hop ing to voine home colonels or generals Think About TDALKER more estranged and less inclined to be reasonable. Even while we are In these deplor able humors, Hapr" 'ess stands smil ing beside us, but we stubbornly refuse to put out your arms to embrace her. And in this manner we become an eternal puzzle to ourselves and our associates. Who among the earthly hordes can understand the human heart, always pretending to seek Content, yet locking the door when Content would enter and abide in peace? Preaching one thing and practicing another has more to do with the cheer fulness and the gloom of the world than most of us suspect, yet many of us, wittingly or Ignorantly, continue to pursue the folly without pausing to consider the result. After all, happiness Is not far away, but within our own doubting hearts, and If we bemoan its loss with sin cerity, all we have to do to reclaim it Is to sacrifice pique and pride, and pay court to it like a passionate lover. (. 1922, by lfcClnre Newspaper Syndicate.) SCHOOL DAlS I A 1 . In Cent Ctr (t'frexnio. J well, let rise and bake in a large bread pan or in smaller leaves. Stuffed Figs. Figs are one of our most valuable fruits and they are usually reason able in price. Cut a small silt in the stem-end of pulled figs and vork in one or two blanched almonds. An other nice filling Is a mixture of al mond paste, walnut and hickory nuts to which has been added enough orange juice or cream to hold the mix ture together. A portion of the soft meat of the fig is removed and the paste is then inserted with a pointed spoon or knife. Press the opening to gether and roll the flg In granulated sugar. Coffee Custard. Scald two cupfuls of milk with two tablespoonfuls of ground coffee and strain after the coffee is well steeped. Beat three eggs lightly, add one-fourth of a cupful of sugar, a pinch of salt, one-fourth of a teaspoonful of vanilla and the milk. Strain into buttered molds, set in a pan of hot water and bake until firm. Test by thrusting in to the center a steel or silver knife ; if It comes out clean, the custard is done didn't all achieve their ambition. But a lot of them came back lieuten ants, and still more came back with D. S. Cs and Croix de Guerre. Those who went to war despondent ly came back, most of them, but they came back privates, and opportunity, which they never hoped for, passed them by. Youth, which all men want to bold as long as they can, feeds on hope. A distinguished lawyer, seventy-five years old, is today In Europe doing an Important work for his country. He will succeed, because though his phys ical strength has waned, his hope burns as high as ever. You will have trials and discour agements, and black hours, but hope will carry you through them. Cling to it and you will live and die with, a youthful heart. Give them up and desolation will cloud your autumn years and despair will accompany you to your grave. (CoDVlsht tur John lajti THE MEANEST MAN By WILL M. MAUPIN T'VE heard of men so awful mean They'd skin a flea for hide ant1 tallow ; Or lick a soup bowl slick and clean. No matter If 'twere deep or shallow I've heard of men so mean of heart They'd squeeze down hard on ev'ry dollar Until the goddess fell apart And was compelled to loudly "holler." I've heard of men so mean and "near" The thought of wear gave them keen twinges, . And so they climbed the fence for fear To swing the gate would wear out hinges. And once I knew a man so mean His heart was wont to quickly fluttei If children at his board were seen To use molasses on bread and butter But of all men described as mean There's one who's worse than all th others ; His heart so small, his soul so lean. That all good thoughts he quickly smothers. He is so mean, and always was. That as excuse for never giving He says there Is no Santa Claus And he's the meanest fellow living J by Witt M. Maupin.) and should be taken from the heat an cooled at once. Noodles. Beat one egg slightly, add one-quai ter of a teaspoonful of salt, one-quai ter teaspoonful of baking powder, om tablespoonful of cold water and suf Sclent flour to make a stiff dough Roll out as thin as a sheet of paper dredge with flour and let dry, then rol up and cut In strips. Drop Into boll ing hot soup and cook ten to flfteei minutes. A nice luncheon dish which may b prepared from cooked noodles is at follows: Line a buttered baking disl with cooked noodles, pour over a cus tard made of two beaten eggs, one cup ful of milk, one-half cupful of finel; minced ham, and one tablespoonful oi minced parsley. Turn over the noodles mixing well. Set Into a moderate ovei and bake until the custard Is set. (. 1322, Western Newspaper Union.) Happiness. A small patch of woods on a broat, water; back of the woods, a Ilttl clearing for garden and hen house Some cackling, a little crowing. A boa. and fishing near. A shelf of books Including encyclopedia. A fairly silent companion, much given to thought ant! listening, but capable of occaslona intelligent expression. Bunks In i log cabin. My typewriter in a sunn corner. A phonograph. Enough dol Iars each week to insure the next, ant well, that's about all. That's mj Idea of living! Richmond Tlmea-Dla patch. O . 1921. Western Newspaper Union.) AS WE look into the Immediate future and greet a New Year there Is one figure that we want to see upon the field of history, the figure of prosperity. It may be that we think that we do see it while we are really gazing upon a mirage. Hope al ways tells a flattering tale and is ready to be the father of thoughts. Imagination is akin to faith, but requires no real basis. If our op timistic outlook is warranted It Is so because we can believe in a prosperity that Is to be real be cause it will be the product and the possession of us all. JIT Civilization Is the sum of co-op-jlerative Intelligence. All the capital in the world could not ir' s coal without miners, and all the miners in the world could not do It with out capital. Idle wealth has proved no more than accumulated useless ness In eastern countries; men have starved to death In the midst of vast but unappreciated natural resources. While the employment of money and the wise direction of labor have given to the West its immense advantages of social and economic riches and well being. (JTRussia is perishing under the in Jcubus of a stagnant communism that takes away the Incentives of progress, banishes leadership, lives upon past accumulations while they last, and starves afterwards. The interchange of abilities is cut off, the social circulation of neces sary differences in people Is ar rested, the rewards of a genius for affairs are withheld, production is ended and prosperity lynched. It Is like a vast body wherein there is no circulation of social life blood. I America has thriven and must " thrive upon the largest encourage ment of individualism that a true collectivism admits of. When the crew cannot navigate the ship there is no advantage in killing the captain. It isn't necessary to have tyranny In order to have a captain, but society and business must have leaders and governors, and there cannot lie two captains on any ship. H After all, men hardly expect to pass for more than they are worth. The real kick In our democracy is against false differences. Ours is the land of a fulr chance. It is the home of opportunity. No crust keeps merit down. ' In an Inter change' of values every one here has had and must have a chance to make the most of himself. (lfln doing this he will need and J use his fellows. No one ever suc ceeded yet in being great or pros perous as a hermit. We climb up upon each other. It takes us all to make and to keep civilization. A man owes himself and his fortune to society In a very large degree. Are we not all members of a great and wealthy body politic, wherein no one can .live to himself or die without loss to the rest? (jlLet a dozen men, each man ow ning his neighbor five dollars, sit In a circle. Let one of these take a five-dollar bill from his pocket and pay his debt to the man next to him. Let this man pay his neigh bor and the next man pay his until the bill shall have gone round the circle and returned to the man who started it on its round. This man may return the bill to his pocket with the happy conscious ness that he has paid his debt and also received what was due him, and that every other man In the group has the same satisfaction. But if the first man had not started the bill going there would have been no such results. He would then have illustrated Russia, In stead of America. tfflThe secret of civilization Is the c irculation of ability. It Is the secret of prosperity. Let every man circulate his worth to society, so shall there be a true commun ism, also a true capitalism. There is a conundrum which asks why one should prefer a dollar bill to a gold dollar. The nnsw-r Is, "Be cause, when you put it Into your pocket you double It, and when you take It out you find It In creases." Prosperity progresses as we pass on what we are and have. A TIMELY RESOLUTION "Ralph." said his father, "what good resolutions are you going to make for the new year?" Tm not going to fight with Frank Ross any more,1 replied Ralph. Tm glad to hear that, my boy," said his father; "but why did you make that resolution T" "'Cause," was the answer, "I al ways get licked." NEW YEAR'S PROMISES The new year promises ample re ward only to those who honestly, earnestly, fearlessly and Intelligently strive to accomplish the tasks that lie before them. It promises nothing to those who will not try to do what Is worth while. COMES AND GOES The record shows that the old year goes out and the new year comes In regardless of who is looking, so you nilcht as well get your usual sleep. Laurlger Horatius, quern dixisU verum rjVlw Fugit Euro cltius tempus edax rerum. y&S yKf f" ' wSk"SN "'li-'il? Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in Mis. tVj'A!' JjibYr'y By JOHN DICKINSON SHERMAN ifel "57 3s5?y WT" HE Latin has a terse Af' x-f'XuL fm and forceful way of MJl UjJWl(ft&. TrD&Sr Zr putting things. Now, H. tit f jSlV fV STZiz? the first quotation f " jiiy rSQLT?cSs'J above has been ren- I f Vw " ' yXr erec n 'ree"an"easy ' it&Mk -Mnxa It 8 Man Horace, sprigged nfyKWIjf1 U U P Truly thou dost say, sir, nFAxf jQ 9 I I nme speeds raster on its IV fy WJ!flLf Than the swiftest racer. iyTWKjJr J Clever, but the Latin says it more forcibly: Crowned-with-laurel Horace, what you say is true: Flies than the southeast wind faster time the devour er of things. And the second quotation above neatly supplements the first by say ing : Times change and we are changed in them. All of which suggests most forcibly that time has destroyed the old-fashioned method of observing several ol our American national holidays; that the times have changed and we in them. , Now, there's the Fourth of July, for example. The old-fashioned Fourth is so entirely gone that we don't quite know what to do with the day. In the old days we used to twist the Lion's tail when we didn't know what else to do, but since we fought side by side with the British in the Great War, that seems as out of place as do fire crackers and the casualty list of small boys. And ifs just about the same with New Year's Day. About all that's left us Is to listen to the whistles blow ing at midnight and to moke good res olutions. And what changes the day has seen since first Americans began its celebration! America's celebration of New Year's Day owes nothing to Puritan New England. In the North New York, be ing Dutch, was the center of New Year's gayety. The South, being Eng lish, but not Puritan, also celebrated enthusiastically. The custom of mak ing calls probably is as old as civilized man; it is likely that it originated independently in almost every clime. Old-time European chieftains used to set "New Year's" apart as a day on which they would condescend to re ceive substantial tributes from their underlings. yueen . Elizabeth re ceived New Year's calls every year, and there was always much rivalry be tween her ambitious courtiers as to the quantity and value of the -gifts they should bestow upon the virgin sovereign. It was on a New Year's Day that Sir Walter Raleigh gladdened the queen's heart with a memorable pair of silk stockings the first ever made and worn In England. In Holland the custom of making New Year's calls had been general long before the settlement of New Amsterdam, and the natives of the Netherlands who came to live in the New World brought the practice with them. And, of course, they had plenty to eat and drink for who ever heard of Dutchmen who did not take good care of their stomachs? Up to the beginning of the Nine teenth century the typical New Year's observance was a neighborly custom. Then It became an observance decreed by fashion and was observed in every city of any size In the country. The younger women of such house holds as had daughters were the host esses, and great was their rivalry, one with another, In respect of richly load ed refreshment tables and elegance of Wings of Birds and Fishes By studying the wing structure of flying fish, an authority on the flight of birds has found that their wings are some four or five times as efficient for soaring flight as the wings of birds. He attributes this to the fact that the fin rays formed projected ridges on the under surface of the wings. By experimenting with models fashioned on similar lines, he found that the fin ray caused a sheltered THE GULF STREAM A correspondent writes a surprising story about the influence of the Gulf stream upon Ireland. He says that there is a stretch of about ten miles at Achlll Head, County Mayo, where the stream hits Ireland. This point Is actually tropical, nd bananas, palms and various flora flourish there as they do In the tropics, while a mile or so either north or south of this point has the cold, damp temperature of the) rest of Ireland. toilet" The "beaux," and "dandles," and "gallants" attired themselves In their best and started out early in the morning, calling first at the houses where matrons received, and afterward upon the younger ladies. The drinks that were offered at every house of any prominence were ardent and di verse. It was not until about the middle of the century or thereabouts that the abuse which finally led to the cus tom's decline began. For years the dandies rivaled one another in the length of their calling lists, and the calls soon came to be nothing more than basty gorgings of cake and gulp lngs of wine. Then the ladies the matrons as well as the young women began to vie with one another In the number of their callers. This led to the most extraordinary practices. Callers were recruited, drummed up. , Cards an nouncing that Miss Thls-or-That would be "at home" on January 1 were sent out almost indiscriminately. The Sun day newspapers began to print lists of those who would receive, and the houses of those mentioned in the lists were sure to be besieged by numbers of men whom the ladles had never met or heard of and desired never to meet again. Men would go calling in couples and parties, and even in droves of 30 or more, remaining as short a time at each stopping place as possible, and announcing everywhere how many calls they had already made, and how many they expected to make before they finished. At every place they drank. The result was a most ap palling assortment of "Jags" long be fore sundown, and a crowding of the police stations at night. This New Year's observance finally became so abused that it was called a "national evil," and was attacked by reformers everywhere and ministers i thundered against It from the pulpit. Finally fashion set its face against it end it died a gradual death. Its place was taken after a while by eating and drinking in the restaurants, and by the street carnivals. If Croesus himself had come back to earth and had visited New York or any big city in the country in 1905, he couldn't have got a seat in any restaurant of note after ten o'clock the night of December 31, for all his fabulous wealth. In fact, he probably couldn't have got inside the door. Every table was engaged at big prices and long In advance. Diners had to get out at nine o'clock and area to appear back of the ray when the model moved through the air. His conclusion is that this sheltered area acts as a force to drive the wing ahead when soaring. "Saint Tammany." St. Tammany, the tutelary genius of the famous Tammany Society of New York city, was a famous In dian chief, about whom many fancied legends have gathered. He is said to have been a native of Delaware. After attaining his majority, St. Tam Scotland's Patron Saint St. Andrew's day is November 30. St Andrew, the patron saint of Scot land, was the first disciple of Christ, and afterward an apostle. He was, like his brother Peter, a fisherman. Previous to his recognition of Christ as the Messiah he had been numbered among the disciples of John, the Bap tist. The career of St. Andrew as an apostle after the death of Christ, Is lin guards at the doors saw that none ex cept those with credentials got in. Dur ing the last hour of the Old Year the people feasted, and at the first stroke) of the New Year everybody In every restaurant arose, wine-glass in hand, and drank a health to the New Year. It was comparatively quiet Indoors, but the people in the streets made noise enough to scare young 1906. Every sort of noise-making Implement known to man except cannon and dy namite bombs was in active use. "Get your horns and ticklers!" was the prayer roared by thousands of fakers all evening. Trucks and wagons were halted at the curb, load ed with tin horns and thin sticks with a bunch of hackle-feathers at the tip. If you were a real devilish New Year's humorist you proceeded like this: First, tickle some stranger un der the chin with the feathers; then, as he turned to protest, you blew the horn in his face. A universal custom of New Year's of those days was the carrier's New Year's address. This was often in rhyme if the carrier or any of his friends could string t he jingling lines together or find an old carrier's address to copy. Such verses as these were popular: This day devoted now to mirth. To open house and social hearth. New friendship mounts on airy wings And gives her tuneful harp new strings. While plenty spreads a festive board. Of wine and food and ample hoard. In Idleness and laughter gay. To spend the hours this happy day. All save the carrier, whose snowy feet fill must pace up the snowy street. So give to him a moment's heed, Since he alone this comfort needs. And to your ample, jovial store Let him not find a closed door, etc., etc By 1914 there were strong indica tions of a saner celebration of New Year's. The feasting in restaurants New Year's Eve was still in full blast, with singing and dancing added. But most of the large cities had ordered the police to enforce a "sane" celebra tion on the streets. In consequence there was less noise and rowdyism out of doors. Chicago, for instance, for bade horns, confetti and ticklers. Cleveland probably had the "sanest" New Year's Eve In 1914. That city gave the New Year a "community greeting," in keeping with the spirit of community Christmas celebrated a week before. Twelve bands, with 280 musicians, were massed in the public square. To an audience of thousands they played hymns and patriotic airs. Announcement by the police that the midnight closing law would be en forced rigidly cut hotel and restaurant festivities down markedly. In Cin cinnati the police had the promise of every hotel, cafe and saloon keeper to close promptly at midnight. Similar conditions prevailed in Detroit and Indiannpolis. Then came the Great War. And then prohibition. So at present the celebration of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day Is be twixt and between. What will it be ten years from nowT And what a century hence? many removed to the banks of the Ohio, where he became the great sachem of his tribe, and acquired a wide reputation for wisdom, firmness and moderation. According to tradi tion, he signed the treaty with Wil liam Penn, and was chosen by the troops of Washington as patron saint in place of St. George. His princi pal maxim was "Unite. In peace for mutual happiness; in war for mutual defense." For what reason be was called "Suint" does not appear in any of the literature about him. es known. Tradition says that after preaching the Gospel in Scythla, northern Greece, aud Epirus. he suf fered martyrdom on the cross at Patrae, in Achaia, C2 or 70 A. D. A cross formed of beams obliquely placed Is styled St. Andrew's cross. St. Andrew is held in great venera tion in Russia as the apostle who. ac cording to tradition, first preached the Gospel in that country, and In both Scotland and Russia there Is an order of knighthood named in bis honor. . ,