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York's New Home for the Y. M. G. A.
:- A ' . ... r r i AT THB LATINO UiLDINQ AT YORK, Neb.-THE CROWD AND THE 8PEAKEK8 B1NGINCI. IORK now lays claim to the dls- UncUon of being the first city between Omaha and, Denver to have Its own exclusive home for the TOUDK Ml'n'l Christ Inn na.n- elation." While tho building ha not yet been completed, it la In auch a way of pro gress that it may be counted anion the accomplished facta. Week before laat the cornerstone of the structure waa laid w"lth appropriate ceremonies, and the men who feave been interested in pushing the work felt that a treat deal had been done. It Is now only a matter of time until this building will be dedicated and ulllUed for the purposes to which it Is devoted. Tork la very fortunate In having a large class of progressive patriotlo cltlxens who re not afraid to go down deep Into their pockets and donate freely towards the erec tion of a Y. M. C. A. building, giving part of their earnings with no promise of financial return other than to promote the moral up-bulkllng and the future welfare of young men of York. About eight years ago there waa a local organisation having no home or modern convenience, which ceased to exist after a hort time, and after paying its Indebted ness there waa left a few dollars In Its treasury. At the state convention of the Y. M. C. A., held In York In February, 19j2, a few of the cltlxens of York at the cloae'of the convention met with Secretary Bailer of Omaha, and there for the first time dis cussed the advisability of attempting to build a T. M. C. A. building In York, and at this meeting a resolution was passed ap pointing a committee of three to canvaaa the city and learn how the citizens felt about the matter. The committee made a report that the dtlsens were favorable and the matter feasible. Owing to the coming of W. D. "Williams, the evangelist, It was not thought advisable at that time to urge the project. A large . tabernacle building Was erected for the especial purpose of holding revival meetings, and not until towards the last of the meetings waa there anything snld about the Y. M. C. A. build ing. Purine the aeries of -tweeting held by Mr. Williams over l!.000 wa collected to pay the expenses of the meetings and for tbe services of Mr. "Miliums, and 11.000 of this was ralred on the last morning of the meeting. That afternoon of the last day of these meetings, at the men's meet ing, a reouest waa made for those who mlrht be Interested In the T. M. C bulldlna- to remain after the meeting from the number who remained there waa pietlired the sum of $? Ron. At the evening meetlnr. with the sRstance of Mr. Wil liams tftPoft waa nleoVod. all of which waa raised bv the rttlens of York and vicinity. nd at on'y two meetings. A soliciting committee waa appointed, nd before the following Saturday nlht HS.roo waa pledged, the amount which the corrmlttee had snld they must raise. Everybody seemed to take an Interest, and there waa not a fanlly In the city of York but what some member contributed. Even chool children became Interested, and the different achool rooms contributed to the fund. The young women took an active Interest, and soliciting clubs were or ganize 1. It seemed business had pupen Jed and during the week a large barometer was made and placed In the front window of. the First National bank, on which was placed the amount needed, at the top, and s the contributions rolled In, this barom eter rose and Indicated the totnl amount each hour pledged towards the erection of the Young Men'a Christian association bull(lng York la the only city west of the Missouri river as far as Denver where the rltlsens have built and own the Young Men's Christian association building. 0KevLf5t o0ot(?tMd'T on "atfonn the Speakers Are: J. p. Ballr. Kev B. C. Green, C. M. Mayne of Llnco n. Rev. C. S. Harrison Oovernnr ,M,trey'FiDer Retl kCCMy',P,r:f- ? W. UMed. JrRe A. and t 1 i wenmMmmmmimmim liming, r ; -;r. .. - '. 'I - : .- ' , ...... .... .: ' i ' ' - -- ... i . . . VIEW FROM THE REAR, menta, and over 600 of those who hav pledged have been making payments os called for by the committee. The coat of SHOWING WHAT HAS BEEN DONE ON THE NEW T. M. C. A. BUILDING AT YORK Neb building and the price paid for the lot ex ceeds the estimate of the building com mittee, and there will probably be some- New Use for Lace Samples A The pledges are being promptly paid In install N OTHER woman," declared , the lace Importer, with a profane ex pression of countenance, (look agents? Oh. no. They have the lane habit, that la nil Ynu wnnlil not believe it if I told you how uiauy of them come and ask me for xld lace sam ples. . It is a mystery to me what they find to do with It all.". Dealers In lace are being constantly be sought by their friends for the little earn-' pies that they have, and women : can usually be found, bending over baskets of lace strips upon a bargain counter , and selecting bits of luce that seem too small for any possible purnoee. - , The wlBe woman knows the valuo of these ends of lace, varying In width and pattern. She knows thut sho cannot buy the same quality of lace in yard lengths for any auch price. lost people, however, are like the Importer. They wonder what she gcta them for. The fad for highly ornamental neckwear explains the lists of scraps of lire. I.id Ing modistes cut out face motives even to the tiny little buttonhole figures and dots in the work of the lace and apply them to jiarts of a garment, to a piece of fancy neckwear or a simple stock. It did not take women long to find this out. As most of the laces of the season are. produced with what is known as "separate mo tives." or decorative designs that can all be cut apart, they hastened to gather up odd bits of lace or procure some from the bargain counter baskets. They then rut out the designs to suit their own f anclea. Quite a small piece of lace can be cut in a line with the scheme of decoration, divided Into two pieces and made into a turnover. Some of the little motives can be fastened to the bottom edges of. the turnover, or a little front design con structed to make it appear that the article waa made in one pattern. Where pieces are very short; two pieces can cover a- chiffon or silk stock with a cap In the center. Thla may be filled In with a larger motive, or by tabs extending .below the stock. Somthaea a prettily cut stock has mo-" tives appliqued over the surface of the ullk and little ones forming an edge to ' the top and bottom, with an artistic ar rangement of cut-out scraps on ,the ends. Needlework combined with lace scraps is. very effective in these home-made stocks, and velvet and satin baby ribbon is also used to advantage. Where an Oriental touch Is wanted It can be furnished by three or four Oriental motives, cut from a piece of trimming, or by edges of narrow Oriental braids, which co:r.o In silk, linen and ether fabrics, placed around the borders of the stock and its tabs. Some of the prettiest of home-made stocks are made of appliqued scraps of silk embroidery, or of narrow bluck ar.U white and Oriental braids. Whether made of these cr of all lace, whether sewn or dotted with tiny pearls or silver beads, tho home made stock and turnover always has an air of elegance and richness. The reason la that It is made of nvore expensive ma terials than the larger article of apparel could aspire ta thing like tfi.OCO or 6,000 necessary to con, plete the same. One of the conditions Im posed by the committee waa, "there shall be no mortgage against this building," and those who have the matter in charge are very confident that when the time cornea the citizens will again respond and wlpo out whatever balance there may be left unpaid. When completed, the Toung Men'a Chris tian association building will be one of the finest and best modern buildings of Us kind In the west. It Is three stories and basement, with stone trimmings. In It aro seven fine office rooms and seventeen dor mitories for - rent, which, It Is . supposed, will pay part of the running expenses. The first floor will be given to Young Men's Christian association ' work. There will be a full-sized gymnasium, bowline Hey, and large slie natatorium, with, all the necessary appliances to make an ud-to-date Young Men's Christian association building. It is substantial, convenient and artistic, and one that citizens will be proud of when completed and dedicated. Governor Mickey assisted In laying the corner stone, and among the many good things stated in the address was the fol lowing, taken from . his speech: ."We are gathered here today for a noble purpose. The laying of the corner stone of the Young Men's Christian association building marks an epoch In the history of your beautiful city. There is a motive back of Uils new building whose corner stone wo lay today, a Christian motive, and 1 prar it may be the means of helping hundreds of young men to a higher and nobler life. Train up a child In the way he should go tnd when he is old he will not depart from It.' 1'erhaps none of us, as we are assem bled here this afternoon, fully realise thai Influence for good this Young Men's Chris tian association building and organisation will have on thla community. The good It will do will grow and develop for years by come." ) 1 i 4 - i t