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THE BREMEN ENQUIRER, THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1924. 3 these accidents, each crowd expresses certain fundamental reactions, pos SALVATION ARMY THE SHELTERING SHADOW Hf7rrrra (7 M,jMIIIMILJ)LMHMiiHilH anifirainfi rijvi"riirfiiMiiii A Combination of Fun, Facts and Foolosophy dent physician coanmitted him to a ward. The next day the chief resident physician made the examination, while the patient groaned and wailed. With a laconic smile the doctor marked "ergophobii" on his card and passed on his rounds. "Just think, isn't that terrible?" cried the patient. "Of all things, I am stricken with ergophobia. What will become of me?" "You're discharged fro mthe hospital, that's all," said the resident physician curtly. "But I am dying from ergophobia. Say, doc, w-hat does that mean?" the patient asked. "Oh, its a common disease. The word is derived from 'ergon, meaning work, and 'phobia,' meaning fear. In plain words, my man, you're suffering from a fear of work just plain laziness, that's it." The Salvation Army maintains 31 rescue homes and maternity hospitals in the United States. Last year, 3,186 girl-mothers found a haven of hope and a new grip on life for themselves and their little ones in the "ShelteringShadows of these "Heartsease Homes. sesses certain elementary desires common to all humanity. Each crowd is at bottom a vast reservoir of blind desire, vague faith, dumb suffering; each crowd is composed of units that breathe, hope, die; each crowd is uncoordinated personality in conflict with individual differentiation; each crowd is at once Everyman and No-man. Ergophobia Scared Him Until It Was Explained A broad-shouldered man shuffled into the receiving ward of a city hospital in Philadelphia the other day and demanded a thorough examination for a mysterious disease that had "completely knocked him out." He was so insistent that the resi IKROEHLER "Davenport "Bed fentril n i i nTnsfii 'ft, S J lied R$$m A genuine Kroehler living room suite of unusual beauty in a modern and overstuffed pattern. The back is spring-filled; the seat has removable spring-filled cushions. May be purchased in many varieties and combinations of covering materials, such as velours, tapestries and mohairs. The chair. and rocker are luxuriously upholstered. May be purchased with or without the davenport bed. Come in and get our prices. " HUFF'S "The Home of Unusual Furniture fore devoid of personal ability to ' share in the lives and fortunes of) others; the truly strong personality ' is he who is able most fully to share and understand the nature of those with whom he is in contact, and who correspondingly subordinates his individuality to theirs. And the same is true of crowds, as of individuals, j A crowd has personality; it has little j or no individuality. It is a fact that j crowds in different countries reveal i individual differences: thus an English crowd is less excitable, restless, noisy, than an American crowd; and a ; Chinese crowd may be even more re-. served, for aught I know; yet, despite arc Co me An average of three girls and their babes to each county in the States of Indiana and Michigan, were cared for in these institutions last year at an average cost of $300 for each duo of unfortunate mother and baby. Crowd Has Personality But Little Individualitv It would have been more to the pur pose if the critics had insisted upon Walt Whitman's position as the poet of personality, rather than of indi viduality, writes John Gould Fletcher in the North American Review. These terms are commonly confused in the minds of most people, and even held to be interchangeable. In reality a maximum of individuality implies a iminimum of personality and visa versa. The individual, as such, is necessarily isolated and there mm" H "Hi! i. fisi r-- -yi 5 C ITS THE NEED" a erritorial Official Reveals High Spots of Home Service Program. Grand Rapids, Mich. (Special). "Seventeen thousand human beings a day are fed by Army in its nation-wide home service program," said Col. Alexander M. Damon, n e w territorial chief secretary of the Salvation Army, in an address before the advisory boards and friends of the organization here. "In our effort to Col. Damon. help meet human-1 lty's need In the United States last year," he said, "we' helped bridge the gap of want for over 1,600,000 needy men, women and children. Even in the most prosperous times In our country, hundreds of thousands of men are out of employment. This means suffering and privation for hundreds of thousands more of the helpless ones who are dependent on them. Indeed, the poor we always have with us. "Remembering Kindliness." "Ours is a problem of both ends of society's ladder. The one with our dealings In the lowest and darkest places of life where men, women and children are down and almost out. The other with keeping alive on the part of those at the top of the ladder a remembering kindliness ever quickened by the thought that they are their brothers' keeper and that 'where much is given much Is expected. "It is so easy for people not to sense hunger on the part of others when their own table Is spread, or cold, in winter, when their own feet are warm and their own hearths are blazing. To remember the humanities is to remember the Giver of all good. Charity was announced by the Man of Galilee as the cardinal virtue of Christian living without which all else becomes as 'tinkling brass. Not only Is It our function to serve In the dark r" "es of life but ever to keep stirred ,.p in the hearts of those able to help us to help others, the necessity of keeping us mobilized and equipped for our tasks down at the bottom. ' Problem of the Ages. Mankind generally subscribes to the proposition that 'a man may be down but he's never out. But is it so kind to woman? The lowly Naza- rene, in no unmistakable terms, championed the just criterion of an equal chance to 'come back for both man and woman. 'Neither do I condemn thee; go and sin no more, He said to the unfortunate woman that men would stone. It is upon this precept that we have built the work in our rescue homes and maternity hospitals where, last year, 3,186 girls found a haven of refuge from degradation or suicide, were constructively minls- tered to and permanently restored to their better selves and to society. To correct a somewhat popular impres sion that It Is only the flotsam and Jetsam of young womanhood that finds Its way into these homes, last year, in one of them, out of 50 girls received, seven were high school girls from good families and three were school teach ers. GoBpel of Good Citizenship, The Salvation Army has been called the 'conscience of the street corner. 'Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's and unto God the things that are God's,' is the simple gospel method of right living and good citizenship that The Salva tion Army sang and taught from the street corners of the United States, within earshot, it is estimated, of over 35,000,000 people last year." If yon want to know what kind of an Instltutlom tke Salvation Army la, pick out a man nho served In France and aak him. He will tell you that the Salvation Army hut never closed ita doora to the man in need. The war broug lit oat folks and Insti tutions in their true Unlit. Sham tinder Are la almost impossible. Big; talk doesn't convince like brave bearta. The Salvation Army proved Its mettle In the war. The war la over. But the Salvation Army la still with ns, the same sort of an era;anlaation it was, with the same Ideals and the same brave workers it had since William Booth and Ma wife founded It In 1845, on a poorly Uarhted corner In the most needy .section of London. Peace isn't so spectacular as war. But human hearts ache Jast aa sorely la peace as la war. Empty atoamacha cry Just aa ins latently la the alleys of a peaceful city as behind the lines in France. Reaehtaar the unreached la the mission of the Salvatloa Army. In the odd comers of our cities, where the larne-rant and needy wait with nlckerlna; hope fer help that haa net eeme, where the Ctrl who haa atepped aside hide from the eyes of an unforglvlna" world, where the battered seal nurses his mis fortunes la bitterness aad wsaders if there la a God fer such aa hethere the Salvatloa Army ca with opea arms aad sympathetic hearts aad takea to ita bosom the unreached. It'a no use feedlnar a man coed ad- rice on an empty stomach. Feed him Brat, and then reform him. That's the army way. When you make your donation to the Salvation Army la Its coming aa seal, you are not taklnar a chance. You re maklnar an Investment la human - f s How Much for a Soul? Mel qui, Conducted. Concocted and Confiscated YERS LIBRE. Samson Had The right Idea About Advertising. He took A couple of Columns And soon had Everything Coming His Way. DOUBLING UP. A story is told of an old Indian who brought a squaw to the- reservation minister object: matrimony. The minister asked the bride-to-be if her chief had any property. She shook her head. "And you, are vou anv better off? asked the sky pilot. Again she shook her head. "Then what on earth do you want to get married for?" queried the reverend gentleman. "Him blanket. Me got blanket. Too damn cold sleep one blanket," answered the copper-skinned maiden. Cfr JJ Maybe it ought to be mentioned over in the local news columns, but we thought maybe you could squeeze giggle out of the announcement that Ed Henry attended a sale the other day a mile and a half northeast of Southwest. There's one thing about this school consolidation business that puzzles us: Where are all the statesman going to cofme from after the little old red school house is gone? IF JAZZ EYER DIES, WE'LL KNOW WHERE IT WENT ALL RIGHT. The poetry of motion, we opine, is a girl at a picnic with a bug down her back. flf TEMPUS FUGIT. Time was when the young Bremen blood who bought his gal a soda for a nickel was considered a spend thrift X'nw the vouner fellow is a piker who hasn't a hip flask handy to put a few drops in her drink when the waiter's back is turned f JUST WAIT. Two little Hebrews were quarreling about their own personal ap pearance. "Oh, Abey," said one, "look how A rt r vrOIl ST 1 Dirtier than me a lot." "Veil," said the other one, "ain't I three years older than you? And that reminds us of a family we heard of in South Bend. It seems that they moved out of a house thev had been living in ten months because they discovered the Aw Kfm-P thev moved tnat tnere were no faucets in the bath tub 3 Not all men are homeless, but we heard one Bremen woman remark that some are home less than others, and she looked straight at her hus band when she said it. M sa at Doc Denison believs a baby is not necessarily influenced by any thought? nf pronomv when it nuts its toes in its mouth to make both ends meet. fr i Before there were any slates or paper or pencils, we find by a care ful perusual of the Bible, people had to multiply on the face of the earth. S y NOT HIS PARTY. Mr. Alullgan was lying upon his death-bed. Mrs. Mulligan was seat ed at his side, giving what small con solation she could offer in the cir- ci4m stances. "Sure, Mike," said she "is there inpything I cud do fer yez before ye lave us ? " "Margaret, me darlint," said he, "I think I smell the odor of roastin' pork. I believe I cud eat a bit of it.' "I'm sorry Mike," said she, "but I can't cut into that pork roast. We are savin' it fer the wake." And Now In Closing l he congregation will please rise while we sing the parting song "Willie. Run and Get the Mp, Your I i Get Uimdeira Stiraw FISHY. T i A hy eld fUher framed Fischer Fished for fish from the edge of a fissure; A f;h with a srrin Fulled the fisherman in; Now they're fishing: the fissure for Fischer. WOMEN'S RIGHTS. Since the close of school, a teacher who does not expect to teach in the san e neighborhood next year conies forward with a copy of this letter said to have been received from the mother of one of the pupils: "Dear Mis You rite me about whippin' Sammy. I hereby give you permission to beet him up any time it is necessary to learn him lessons. He is just like his father you have to learn him with a club. Pound role ire. into him, I want him to get it, and don't pay no 'tention to what his lather says. I'll handle him." 3 DIG IN! Going out to the races at Indian apolis on Decoration Day we heard a man complaining bitterly as he took his seat in the train and thought he would have to ride backward. Finally his wife, occupying the seat facing him, exchanged with him. The train pulled out of the yards and the man found himself again with his back to the engine. Again he grumbled, protesting that he could not ride backward. Again his wife changed with him. Then she said: "When you die I am going to bur vou face down. Then you won't have to travel backward." 3fc NATURALLY. The inquisitive old lady was bending over the bed of a wounded soldier whose head was swathed with cotton and linen. "Were you wounded in the head, my boy?" she asked. "No'm," replied a faint voice. "I was shot in the foot and the band-ace has slipped up." And He Ought To Be There. From over about Rochester comes a tale of a father who did not like the young man who had been calling on his daughter. "In plum tired of seeing him around," declared the old man, "and I just had the pleasure of kicking him into the middle of next week." "That's very careless of you, father," replied the girl; "we had arranged to be married on Monday." More proof that man was in tended for work: He yearned for butter, and nature gave him a cow. FOME. Ee careful, son, if you are wise, And do not make a break; You'll find the girl with dreamy eyes Is very wide awake. rjV 3f Just as school was about to close, one of the girls in the home economics class wanted to know if jelly fish get their jelly from the ocean currents. 3fr The way of the transgressor may he hard but he can find better going by turning to the right. V Fashion men say nightshirts are j back, but we'll have to wait until a hotel fire to see if it's true. 3 3fc 9 Rudy Stoller, that stickler for exactness, wants to know what in thunder Eve did for clothes in the winter when the fig leaves were all dead and shriveled up. My Dear, Yon Should Have Seen Her! Among the victims of theft at the swimming pool in the last few days is little Esther Gableman, daughter of Mayor Gableman. Her bathing suit, a costly barette, disappeared. Portsmouth, 0., Daily Times. It is not so much what happens to you, but rather the way you take it, that shows what kind of a man you are. The Latest Thing In Petting Parties. She leaned forward, hugging herself with crossed legs. From Joseph a Those we are showing with the cushion sweat-band are the last ,word in head comfort for the hot weather One of the many styles we are showing will please at $2 to $5 Light Weight Oxfords you. Straws hints WITH HOT WEATHER ROOM Shirts $1.50 to $3.50 Silks $5 to $7.50 As one man said when he slipped on a pair "Why, it is almost like going barefooted." Of course, it isn't just the same, but they are mighty comfortable for hot days. At $5 and $6 Full cut bodies o n these Shirts that are made from cool, light weight summer fabrics insure plenty of roomy comfort during the hot weather when the ordinary shirt clings to your body. The DIETRICH CO, remen Conrad's Twixt Land and Sea. Papa Missed the Spittoon." loula.

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