The Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln, Nebraska on November 22, 1915 · 6
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o NEBRASKA STATE JOURNAL, MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1915. MERE MENTION. Wevant. heating H. J. Mohr Plumbing A Heating Co. Posting ledger outfits. State Jcur tial Co. B-2311. The "Evans" cleaners, pressers, dyera. Dr. Burnett removes corns and bunion? without pttln. 1309 O. L-8158. Get. your shoes repaired at the Cincinnati Shoe Repair shop. 142 No. i2fh. This afternoon at 5 o'clock the cadet of the state university will stage a mweet parade on the athletic field The entire regiment and the cadet TTia"nawtirt a lie-part; Vfi Rortha Jacones of Chicago, will give an address at the university art gallery this evening on, "The rrocess of Making Etchings, The address is onen to the public, and is free. At the same time there will he on exhibition a collection sent by the Chi cago Etching club. A hat was found by the police at frrr,tv.tw and O' streets Saturday where the touring car struck the coal wagon Injuring John Murphy of 2021 Q street. The officers are looking for the owner of the hat and expect to locate him in a short time as the hat has initials in it. A man giving the name of Thomas Noon of 841 North Eleventh street was taken to the police station early Sunday morning. The police say that his wife watt followed for nve blocks to the home of her daughter, who called the officer. Mrs. Noon's face was, badly scratched and bleeding. A car which was supposed to have been stolen was found at Thirty-fifth nd O streets yesterday. The police were notified and they hurried out and rot the car and were starting to take It to the station when the owner arrived on the scene with some gasoline. After he had proved that it was his property the police turned It over to him. It was announced at St. Paul Meth-Mist church yesterday that the usual Thanksgiving offering to the poor would be made tMs year. Donations for Thanksgiving dinner baskets have been asked for and these will be distributed under the direction of a committee of the church. A number of the other churches are planning to remember the deserving poor In the fame way. Henry B. Hart, a bank clerk of 535 Third street, Council Muffs, was arrested by Captain Moore early Sunday morning at. Twenty fifth and 0 for alleged speeding. Ifo deposited $10 at the police station for the officer to plead guilty for him Monday morning. Another man and two women were with him in the car. They were In town Saturday and were starting for Council Jlluffs when caught. The week from December 6 to 13 Jo Lincoln will be devoted to educational work having in view the pre-ventlon of tuberculosis. Specialists nay that early diagnosis and correct treatment offer 99 per cent of the hope of successfully fighting this plague. One thing urged by those most active In prevention work Is to Induce employers to require health certificates of new employes. Employ-era of labor will be asked to assist In the educational work under way and Ia imnress on their employes the ne cessity of fighting the plague and pre venting Ita spread. The apartments ot H- Hoffman of 134 South Seventeenth street were entered last night while the family was at church, and a .32 caliber revolver, two lockets and three finger rings were stolen. When the theft was discovered at 11 o'clock the police were called, but they could find no clue as to th robbers. They thought that it was the work of either amateurs or boys, as there was a quantity of all verware that could have been easily taken. Mr. Huffman suspected several flays ago that someone was trying to enter the apartment, and Saturday he borrowed the revolver which was Stolen. ' """ - Kansas City papers report that twenty-eight leading broom manufacturers of the United States met In Kansas City last week and canvassed the situation In that Industry, which they regarded as so serious that It will result In a shut down of factories In a few months and an JOO per cent Increase In the price of brooms. It was said cheap brooms that now retail at 25 cents will go lip to 60 cents and the better class of brooms will go up to $1. The crop Is short, very short. Heavy rains In Oklahoma and western Kansas, where the broom corn Is raised, caused a failure. Corn that spld -a year ago lor 185 a ton Is now worth $200 a ton. Speculators who formerly stored the corn to provide t gainst such trouble are caughtj short of stock and the mills have but enough to last a nort time. Therefore the price of brooms will go up. I,ee Johnson of 314 South Twelfth street was seriously Injured yesterday when the motorcycle which he was riding collided Bt Seventeenth and F afreets with an automobile driven by O. O. Hager of 1528 Q street. Hager was going north on Seventeenth and started to turn west on V street, and Johnson was coming souih on Seven teenth. Johnson was hurled against the curb. He was carried to lKctor Gordon's house and then taken to St. Elisabeth's hospital. Hager stopped to help carry him in. His left leg was fractured, -the rl?ht side of his fare badly bruised and several stitches -sere taken in Ms rlKht ear. The ino'orryrlp ws sniaphfd. The left front tiro w;is torn tiff of the auto. T-Ir. Hager said he stopped bis car, but that Johnson was unable to "get bis motorcycle stopppll in time. J. H. ltrodt, 1701 P street, and R. W.. Hutch inson. 1227 North Nineteenth street saw the accident. Ik tors Gordon N. O. Reynolds. Movpr and McCarthy attended the tn4'ird man-.-. Johnson was resting easily last nifcht . Sheriff HyersJearned yesterday that the babe in possession of Minnie Garten when he made th raid on her home Saturday night, was the rhlld of a married woman named Watson, and that it has not been adopted by Mrs. Oarten, as she at first claimed. Mrs. (arten told the herlff she would not give the bab up. The sheriff traced the par entage of the babe, learned where it was born and bow It came Into the fiands of Mrs. Oarten. When the raid was made on the Garten home a quantity of beer was found. Mrs. Garten said the men there had brought 4t. -These men had been sent a shurt time before by the sheriff to see If they could buy beer of Mrs. Garten. Tbey will swear they succeeded in buying it, they, told the sheriff. Mrs. arten told the sheriff that she had a ''bunch" that trouble was brewing ertd that. If she had heeded that premonition there would have .been to TODAY'S EVENTS. Mrs Brtha JurquMl of Chlearo will glVs n a11r on ntrhln at tha university art esllery In the enln. Church Oroanliatlon. RoTlval services at rhs East Lincoln Christian rhurrh at 7: p. m. The pastor will deliver the Mitnon snJ C LRoy MHnlnurr Fill be In chsrss of the music. Fraternal 8octetle. Ta Vers eoiirt Vo. Ita. Tribe of Ben Hur, will hold a spclal meeting In the SYsnln. Statf of N'ohraska amp No. 8SM. M. W. A , lll moot In the evening et Freternltv hell, Thirteenth end N etreete. - Initiation under the new ritual. The Sore of at. George will meet In the Browneli Mw1e at p. m. Arrana-emente will he made for the oheervence of tne Urst anniversary of the local chapter. Club. The Musical Art cltih will meet at' t . m. with Mr a. Herhert-Gralnf r. The Junior Matinee Muslcale will meet at 4 p m. at Curtice recital hall. The Womana club will meet at J: J P- m. at the Temple for en Illustrated talk on Btchln," by Mre. Bertha Jaiues of Chicago. Social Calendar. The Top Notch club will meet with Dr. and Mre. T. V. Da-rls. The Monday club will be entertained at 3 -30 p m. by Mre. Charles T. Knapp. 2324 Waithinirton street. The O. M. O. club will meet In the evening at the home of Floyd Oldt, 11 South Twenty-nrst street. Mr. and Mre R. C. Schneider, 141 9 D street, will entertain the Twilight club at 8 p. m for the first meeting for the year. The Candle Light club will meet at the Nncoln hotel for dinner promptly at :15 p m. A. U Weatherly will lead on, 'The War Traitors." nr. and Mrs. Ira Atkinson, Mr. and Mrs. John R Bennett and Mr. an.l Mrs. O. H Paine will entertain the J. O. O. club at s complimentary party at the home of Dr. and Mre. Atkinson. PEOPLE YOU KNOW. trouble. One of the men who went to the house while the sheriffs men were there was Jack Embody. He was locked up at the county Jail. More than $2,250,000 has been spent on Improving the Lincoln highway and greater sums have been borrowed on bonds for additional work since the movement for the transcontinental roadway wan started two years ago, according to a resume of the progress issued by Austin F. Berne nt, secretary of the association. Ilement said that, contrary to the history of most national propagandas, the Lincoln high way movement gained during Ita sec ond year. Just closing. The associa tion, which constructs no roadway itself, but which mapped out the highway and ia urging the people of the territory traversed to improve the route, will continue Its work with even greater energy, he said. Mr. Bement related that the following progress had been made in the two years: Road mapped out and marked. Automobile clubs and organizations of various kinds formed along the route to further improvement work. Route put In perfect" condition between Jersey City and Trenton. More than $150,000 spent on route in Pennsylvania. More than $350,000 spent In Ohio, and bonds issued for $610,000 additional, fllity- elght miles of concrete road built In Indiana. Concrete section, sixteen feet wide, completed between Sterling and Morton, in Illinois; other work nndor way. About $250,000 spent in Iowa. Much permanent work done in Nebraska, including, seedling mile of pavement. Five sections of concrete work are now under way. Main work, however, consists In leveling and straightening existing roads. More than $200,000 spent In Wyoming. More than $75,000 spent In Utah and Nevada. Increase In tourist travel 600 per cent. Association headquarters sending out 1,500 pieces of mall matter dally In campaign.' HE Australian leader, Elinor Stafford Millar, who has been speaking to the women and girls of -Lincoln during the past week under the auspices of the Young Women's Christian association, addressed two large audiences yesterday morning and afternoon and a large number at the union mission last night. Miss Millar's talk at the First Baptist, church at the morning service was on the subject, "Thought Life." Paul's well known exhortation to the Phillpplans, the guide for their thought life, emphasized by the speak er's terse phraseology, illustrated fromi the stores of her own broad experience, took on new and vital meaning. The special Young Women's Christian association service was at 4 o'clock in the afternoon, when Miss Millar addressed a mass meeting of men and women at the First Congre gational church. Every available bit of space in the auditorium and Sunday school rooms was used and many were unable to find seats. The speaker's subject was not a new or particularly original one,"How to Read Your English Bible," but a sympathetic understanding of the wealth, the comfort, the Joy that, may come through Intimate acquaintance with the "profoundest book in the world" bore In upon the minds and hearts of the many who heard. Her appeal for earnest Bible study rested on four polnta: The means of Intellectual development, promotion of Christian character, safeguarding against error, and the action on the Individual. The musical numbers added to the beauty of the service. Mrs. Carrie B. Raymond was at the organ. Mrs. August Molzer and Miss Lillian Elche, violin and 'cello. Mrs. Walter Lyndon Pope sang. Miss Millar's last message for Lincoln people was given at 8 o'clock In the evening at the Union mission. The question asked of her hearers was Pilate's, "What then shall I do unto Jesus, who Is called Christ?" and the answer was found In Christ's words In the scriptures. Mrs. Simmons sang at the beginning of the service. About seventy-five church people and sixty others attended the meeting. Among those present were Mayor and Mrs. C. W. Bryan and Mr. and Mrs. T. 8. Allen. Ten persons held up their hands for prayer and two went forward and shook hands with Miss Millar. Lexington Friday and In the evening spoke at a fanners' barbecue at Co-zad. This waa attended by about 5,-000 people. Saturday he visited Kearney and Grand Island. He was accompanied by G. W. Cheney of Union. Mr. Pollard left for Nehawka Sunday evening. He will address the Fremont Commercial club this evening. Clark Lumber Co., sells lumber. John 8. Bishop, lawyer, 353 Frat. bg. UtfOI.K "AH II ROYAI. CtKMPAVY. Kinder unused to the ways o' Society. All those fine years I've heen dlggln' along. Mlndln' rrty business In peace and sobriety. Tenrtln' my harvests and thlnkln' no wrong. Ooyed hy the neighbors a little, I'm reck oning Malice toward no one and good will to all. Kver a hand-out when sorrow waa beck- onln , Feedln' the world from my fields every fall That's heert my round Just a pluggln' and latKirin , Too all-ftrnd busy for stvle or for dress. (Had of a chance for to welcome a neigh bor in, fit 111, kinder weak en the social, I guess. Yes, I'm unused to the way n' Society, Act kinder clumsy and awkward. I a' pose, Look sorter awestruck and full of anxiety, Rtandln' around In my hand-me-down clo'es. Some o' my people are always a-dlagln' me, flay I ain't fit to mingle around. Say I don't know when the Kings are a- strlngln' me. Don't know a snub from a hole In the ground. Waal, that's the truth, and I'm free to confeseln' I'm strange to the ways o' the monarch just yet. Simple and easy, and not used to gtinssln', I'm sorter at sea when 1 go In their set. Charles Hadsell died suddenly at his home at Slnton, Tex,, Friday morning, He was one of the early settlers of Nebraska. Jn 1871 he home-steaded In Saunders county, where he lived until 1!00, when he moved to University Place. In the fall of 1909 he moved to Slnton, Tex., but, came back to University Place to spend a few months each summer. Mr. Hadsell was bom In Luzerne county, Penn., September 5, 1843, and In 1862 he enlisted In the army of the Potomac and served until the end of the war. In 1874 he was married to Miss Carrie O'Kane. Eight children were born, of whom five sons survive. The funeral services were held at Slnton, Tex., early Sunday morning, after which the remains were taken direct to the train and are being taken to Weston, Neb., for burial. The body may pass through Lincoln over the Union Pa cific at 8:50 a. m. Tuesday. Mr. Hadsell was a member of the Methodist church and a supporter of Nebraska Wesleyon university. NEW YORK, Nov. 21. Phillip J. Harrison, a graduate of the university of Nebraska In the class of 1904, and former registrar of that Institution, was elected vice president of the Ielta Upsilon Greek letter fraternity corporation which governs financially forty-three chapters In as many American colleges and universities. The election was held at the annual meet- In ghere Saturday John - Patterson vjiuiiidih, a INew I utk iawrr, was elected president of the corporation, of which Justice Charles Evans Hughes of the United States supreme court Is tlw honorary president. " Rev. C. Krekeler of Deshler was a Lincoln visitor last week. Mr. and Mrs. C E. Butler have returned from a trip to Colorado. Miss Lena Rickert went by automobile to Palmyra Sunday to vlRit with her uncle. 1 A daughter waa bom to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Funke, 1748 Euclid avenue, Sunday morning. Miss Nellie Compton of the univer sity libary haa been ill recently, but is now convalescent. Miss Sadie Stoffer of Delta, O., Is spending the winter at the home of her brother, J. H. Rausch. J. S. Pester of University Place was called to Exeter last , week on account of the death of his mother. Henry Eller of 2453 O street, who was Injured In the street car accident Friday morning. Is improving. F. W. Ingham and J. E. Huraey have returned from Wyoming, where they have been building improvements on their land. Glenn Everts left Sunday for Chi cago, where he will attend a.Y. M. C. A. conference. He expecta to be gone about ten days. Mrs. E. W. McCorkle of 329 South Fifteenth street returned Sunday morning from a six weeks' visit with her parents and friends at Davenport, la. A daughter was bom Saturday evening to Mrs. H. C. Probasco, 1710 D street. She was named Hope Coller. Mr. Probasco died of typhoid fever early this fail O. C. Terwllllger, who underwent an operation at St. Elizabeth's hospital the first of last week is now recovering. He hopes to be able to leave the hospital In another week. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Ziegler and baby daughter of Los Angeles, Cal., have arrived to spend a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. Haus-childt as the guests of the Misses Clara and Gertrude. Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Currier of University Place have left for Excelsior Springs, Mo. Mrs. Currier will go from there to Florida where she will spend the winter with her father, Dr. C. C. Coffin. Mr. Currier will go to Idaho, where he will look after his farm. They will return in the spring. C. E. Speldell tt Son for monuments. A reunion of the residents of Lincoln from Richardson and Pawnee counties was held at the Y. M. C. A. at 8 p. m. Sunday. A program was given followed by a series of moving pictures of the two counties. The event was the first joint meeting of the people of the two counties, as the former ones have been held separately. About three hundred people were present. George L. Sheldon, former governor of Nebraska, and now a plantation owner at Wayside, Miss, arrived iii Lincoln Sunday and will remain over Thanksgiving day with friends. Each time he returns to Lincoln bis friends remark that he looks more and more like the southern plantation owner of old times. He Is now as brown as a nut, and that, added to his broad hat and his broad stride. Is more than enough to attract attention. While admitting that he still takes a lot of Interest In politics. Mr. Sheldon declined last evening to comment on any o fthe things that are uppermost In the minds of Nebraska statesmen. Not even the Nebraska attempt to draw Justice Hughes Into the presidential race was sufficient to elicit a word from the ex-governor. Down where I come from the customs Is otherwise; I'ltln-spakin', honest and say what we mean. Dealln' with neighbors, we talk to 'em brother wise, Then we shake hands and the skies la serene. Now that I've come where there's stallin' and balkln' And Klnars llspln' sweet with a knife In their sleeve, 'Taln't what I'm used to, that manner o' tnlkln', And somehow or other I have to believe. Somehow or other I keep on a-swallerin' Promise and flattery, tnkln' It In, leltln' '"-in piny me and keep mo a-fol-lerin'. Just th ftsamn Reuben I always have been. 'Tain t In my nature to be a-suspertln' 'em After the years 1're dealt open and fre; No, I'm a mark, for I'm always expertln' - 'em . ' Just' to be frank and straightforward, like me. Shirtsleeve -dlploniaryfnaybe - they , grin at It, Maybe thev talk with their tongues In their cheeks. Still. It's my kind, and I figure to win at It. Win while they cheer for me, one o' the,, weeks.. Maybe they're Kettln' away with a crime or two. tln' their mrner brnucht down from inn pnsi. May lie they'll manaire to fool me a time or i wo Hank on your Tmle for landln' at last. Muybe I m new to their srherne o' pro- Still I don't know as I ought to r P'ne. Oranttrr I m -prang a to the ways o' So- rieiy. Maybe Society ain't used 4o mine! Ij, Bobbins in Newark News Australia has prohibited the Import Hon of belts Mllireil to produce h trier petitlr- effect by electric or magnelbt In flUl'llOO. Earl Orady, one-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. August Orady of Auburn, died In Lincoln Sunday. The body Is being held at the Castle, Roper A Matthews parlors pending funeral arrangements. The body of David Peterson, who died Friday, was taken to Fremont Saturday morning. The funeral, was held Sunday. The body of Clell D. Campbell ar rived from Omaha Sunday morning and Is being held at Castle, Roper Matthews' pending funeral arrangements. The. funeral of Clarence F. Moor- hous will be held at the home of his parents, 2127 South Ninth street, at 2:30 p. in. today. Burial at Wyuka. The Schools Hefcntaaua Presbytcrlaa !(. "The conversion of the world Is the supreme problem of Christianity! It is not the defense of truth, for in the end truth may be depended upon to take care of itself, and it .can never fail. Nor does the material prosperity of the church need to be the chief concern. That which haa value will always bring a price. The real issue is the salvation of mankind, the transformation of the race into the nature and graces of Christ. But this ia be- ng veryBlowly-aceomplished. Vast populations are filling the earth who, living and dying know not God. On every feidn are evidences of the ravages of ein, and the fruits of sin constantly produce sorrow and shame. In spite of education and science, disease and poverty and pain still curse the land. The optimist may shut his eyes to this, but whenever he opens them he receives a shock. However firmly one may believe that the" world is bettering, he must confess the tardiness, of the process, and deplore the fact that uncounted millions are unsaved." DE LAND LEETE. Such a condition as Leete describes ought not cause discouragement but to cause every Christian to buckle on the armor more tightly and with a faith that will not shrink, resolve to change that condition. It is God's plan that we should do that very thing. The superintendent will be in Niobrara presbytery for the next few weeks, engaged in special meetings. Rev. N. P. Patterson of Beatrice has -been helping Rev. Mr. Seely of Humboldt the past week In special meetings. The tabernacle meetings at Auburn have been going on with unabated interest. To the first Invitation given for public profession eighty-nine re sponded. Calls are coming from many churches for help In evangelistic meetings or personal evangelism. Pleae report to the superintendent any available and accredited men for this work. Rev. Mr. Snowdon of Broadwater and Lisco has resigned his charge to take work elsewhere. Rev. W. S. Reaugh haa resigned his work at Minatare, possibly to take up work again In Box Butte presby tery. There are three churches in Minataire but at present, there U .no. preaching in that town. Dr. John E. Farmer of Madison haa accepted the office of pastor at large of Box Butte presbytery and has taken up his work with zest Pastor McDougall of Bridgeport la encouraged In his work. Two weeks ago he had the langest congregation and most encouraging service, possl bly, In the history of bis church. Rev." Dr. Howard Campbell and Mre. Campbell of Chiengmai, Slam, were with Rev. J. P. Anderson at the Second church of Lincoln last Sunday. Dr. Campbell is the foreign pastor supported by the Second church. Such services as were rendered by Doctor and Mrs. Campbell last Sunday In church and Sunday school are to be coveted. The Chiengmai church which ran parallel with the Second church for a number of years, has far outstripped It in the race for members. It now baa 2,000 communicants. Nebraska School of Raslajese. Mr. Bag?, former art Instructor of Comer university, was a caller at the school Tuesday. former N. B. S. . students, re-entered school this week. Miss Kthel Rough, commercial Instruct or In the Falls City high school, visited friends at the college Friday. Miss Bough took her normal training work In the Nebraska school of business. Koy W. Molar, a graduate of the com blnen course or the college, waa re newing acquaintances among students and teachers Thursday. Mlsa Oertnide Ijowney has accepted a position with the Booth Fisheries com twnv of this cltv. Kalph W. Pierce, a former shorthand student In the school, was married Wed nesday evening tu Miss Flossie Petro. School will close Wednesday night for the Thanksslvtng holiday, and will not reopen until the following Monday morn Ing. There will be no night session Fri day night. , At the assembly period Friday morn Inn Mr. Hack man sang "The Old Guard," and responded to encore with "Ben Flo It." Miss Martha -Thompson rend an Irish dialect selection. Both numbers were greatly enjoyed by the faculty and students. Miss Beers addressed the members of the Y. W. C. A. at the state farm during the noon hour Wednesday. Her subject was "Courtesies." Kappa Kappa Gamma announces the following mid-semester , pledges; Marguerite Ixnrn, Lincoln; Helen Hashrouck. Great. Falls, Idaho; Myra Hunt. Shenandoah, la. Among the alumnae and guests for the horne-coming luncheon at the Linocln hotel Saturday noon, many of whom remained at'the fraternity house over Sunday were, Esther Wheeler, Marcelllne. Mo.; Margaret Square, Ruth Square, St. Edward; Hazel Poland, Junction City, Has.: Irene Bailey,-Falrbury Helen Thom as, Council Bluffs; Agnes Russell, Helen Sorenson, Ruth McDonald. Otis Hassler Tunnlson. Margaretta Burke, Omaha; Verne Stocking, Den-Ison, la.; Eda Behllng, York; Elizabeth Scott. Ashland; Kate Denman, Ioro"hester; Mrs. Walter Hopewell, Tekamah; Marcia Terklns, Fremont; Mildred Rhoades, Omaha; Jessie Fowler. Waterloo, la. Between sixty and seventy were present. E. M. Pollard, candidate for the republican nomination for governor, spent Sunday In Lincoln on his way home to Nehawka following a short automobile trip over a part of the state. Mr. Pollard spoke at the Red Cloud high school Wednesday afternoon and at a farmers' meeting at Mlmlen'and Thursday evening another meeting at Holdregp. He vlsltpd several towns between Hoklrege and TK BODIF.S RECOVERED. SEATTLE. Nov. 21 Ten bodies, the last of those of the victim of Tuesday's explosion In the Northwestern Improvement company's coal mine at Ravensdale, were recovered today. The total number of bodies recovered was thirty-one, which corresponded with the number of dead announced by the company after the explosion. Years Trsly" Is (Joins; Oat. (Detroit News.) In those good old days when the shopkeeper had to be polite or have his head chopped off by a finicky duke, the use of terms of politeness, so-called, were a necessity. They dubbed the dukes and other sprigs of nobility "most honored sir" or "most gracious lady," although the recipients wore, as a rule, anything hut honorable or gracious, and then the first thing they knew they were dubbing one anot her "dear sir" and 'dear matlame," and ending their scrawls with "yours truly" and similar phrases. ' -This sort of thing In time became an Institution and It has lasted up to the present day. It Is only very recently that the foundation began to crumble, and some of the largest firms In the country suddenly discovered that "yours truly" and "dear sir" .lid not mean anything and took a lot of good time that a stenographer could use to better advantage. Therefore they have discontinued the habit. Among the great firms that have adopted this reform Is the R. H. Macy company, New York's big department store. For fear that some of the correspondents may not understand this departure at first, they have printed on the bottom of their letters the following: "We have never heard a good reason for the use of 'dear madame,' 'di ar sir.' 'yours truly' and other similar phrases In business correspondence. For the sake of accuracy, brevity and economy we have discontinued their use." rn Par. "Does your employer give you any kind of a stipend for your week's work?" "Not much he don't. He pays me reg'- lar wrrps. Baltimore American. It Is estimated that the annual fall or rain and snow In the United State. weighs J.OOO.OW.CW ton. f'onareaatloaallsna. It may take some time to adjust ourselves to the reorganization of the home missionary societies, but when It Is all done It Is quite possible that the gain will be greater than the loss. We have long felt the mission Sunday school work could well be taken care of by the home missionary society and thus leave the Congregational publishing society to care for the publishing activities of the denomination and that the American missionary association could well be transferred to the Congregational - educational society if there be no legal objections in the way, and the white churches under the care of association turned over to the home missionary eociety, thus leaving the A. M. A. to look after the purely church missionary work among the colored races In our midst. We would go father than the national council has gone and would Hat all negro churches as "colored" or "negro" In the year "book. This question came up at the national council held In Worcester, Mass., several years ago. It waa only the eloquent pleading of some negro delegates who thought that such action at that time would be in terpreted as "class legislation, that deferred action. Such interpretation could hardly be urged today. The year book should give correct information along these lines. German churches are designated "German Swedish churches "Swedish", Indian churches "Indian" and so with the Chinese and Japanese churches. Ne gro churches should be designated "negro" and then the year book would not lead any one astray and some would be spared unecessary embarrassment. Whether the church building society should be placed In the church extension group with the home mission ary and publishing societies under one general secretary is a debatable ques tion but we are confident that in the end the right conclusion will be reachPd and that the proposed read justment will be or should be In our missionary work. M. A. BULLOCK. since made a decision who did not go forward during me meetings. A delightful reception was given Mr. and Mrs. W. H. .Wallace and fam ily at the Lincoln Vine church last Friday evening. In view of the fact that the family leave soon to spend the winter In California. A brief program, expressing among other things, appreciation of the helpful cooperation of the family in all lines of church work, waa followed by light refreshments And ? pleasant social hour In the church parlors. The Williams meetings which closed at Weeping Water last Monday eve ning, November 15, concluded a re markably vigorous campaign extend ing over four weeks. A revised list leaving out all reconsecrations by former church membersshowed about eighty professed conversions. Mr. Williams held a series of meetings at. Weeping Water about ten years ago, and the results of the campaign Just closed have fully Justified the wisdom of the committee of the church in inviting him to come a second time to help in the same community. The First church Lincoln, Rev. R, . Waite pastor, held its annual. meeting 'November 17. The "social rooms of the church were made attractive with decorations, and about 250 sat down to the annual dinner prepared by the ladies. Reports showed a suc cessful year of church work along all lines. Nearly $12,000 has been contributed for all purposes, of which p.bout $8,000 were used for running expenses, $1,300 for benevolences, and 1850 for constructing a "rest room" in the church. The year closes with all expenses paia in full and a substantial balance in the treasury. In addition to the usual business of reports and the election of officers for the new year, plans for aggressive work were outlined and dlscuReed. or.der the enthusiastic lead of the pastor the church looks forward to a year of enlarged activities, wider influence, and increased results fot 1916. The golden jubilee of the Avoca church, which was celebrated November 14 and 15, was an occasion of unusual Interest for the church and community. Sunday was a full day for the pastor and wife, Rev. and Mrs. A. E. Bashford, who were present and assisted by speaking or singing, or both, at all the services of the day, including Sunday school at 10 a. m., morning services at 11, children's meeting at 2:30, women's meeting at 3:30, Christian endeavor meeting at 6:45, and evening service at 7:30. Pull audiences were present at all services. Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Kokjer of Blair, a former pastor and wife, were present and Mr. Kokjer assisted in the morning and evening services. The pastor led an Interesting children's meeting in the afternoon, where his ability to use the crayon added vividness to the well chosen points of his talk to the children. A large audience of women was addressed by Mrs. Hanford of Lincoln at 3:30. Excellent music was furnished by the choir for all of the services. The attractive appearance of the freshly decorated walls was ap preciated the more because they represented the skilful handiwork of the pastor. The anniversary dates, 1885-1915, were joined by the word "jubilee" on the front wall by a gol den chain of fifty links. Monday afternoon was given to historical reminiscences. A banquet at which 120 guests sat down together, was served Monday evening, followed by toasts, and the evening closed with a histor ical paper by Mrs. Oliver Harmon, illustrated with lantern slides prepared by Mr. Bashford. Special evangelistic meetings were continued each evening last week, which will be held this week also, assisted by Rev. W. M. Elledge of Weeping Water. through the gate of Hell to where in the starless air they hear strange tongues, horrible cries, words of pain, accents of anger, and deep, hoarse, noises. Dante, overcome with horror, asks Virgil who these sufferers are. Virgil answers : This wretched state The sorry souls of those endure Who without shame and without honor lived. They are commingled with that caitiff crew Of angels, who neither rebels were Nor true to God. but for themselves. In order not to be less beautiful. Heaven drove them out; the deepa of Hel receive them not. Lest damned souls should glory over them. ... Mercy and justice disdain them: Speak not of them, but look and pass. Dante Alighieri's scorn of those who remain neutral when- right- is fighting against wrong, has become part of the Italian inheritance. 1 THE WOUNDED SOLDIER. The Hmplng soldier stopped to rest, A lady hurried to his side; '1 see you're wounded, and can guess The suffrlngs you've endured," aha cried. "The bursting shells that filled the air. The deadly bayonet and gun;- ' How grand to feel you've done your shara In holding back the cruel Hun! "No doubt you saved a comrade's life, And, wailing face to face with death. Stood calm 'mid the appalling strife" She paused a moment to take breath. The modest soldier shook his head, And, much embarrassed at this fuss, "I've not been to the front," he said; "I slipped in getting off a bus!" London Evening Standard. Whltebreast sell Lumber and Coal. ( onarraatloaal Notes. The Farnam church has called for a period of three months, Rev. G. M. Griffiths, with a view to the perma nent pastorate after fuller acquaint ance. Mr. Grimtns comes to iif nam from Clearwater, Minn. "A ' successful union evangelistic campaign at York, under the lead of Mr. Lowry and his helpers, closed about a-week ago, There were 756. professed conversions, besides a large numbei of reconsecrations. As a result of personal effort several have The Itallaa Idea of Neutrality. (Henry Dwlght Sedgwick In Yale Review.) The Italian are a sentimental people; they entertain a conception of neutrality quite different from our own. To them neutrality Is not, as we assume it to be, a thing to be proud of. To the Latin mind neutrality is unworthy, except when the matters in dispute are so shrouded in darkness that it is impossible to say which combatant Is right and which wrong. They feel like Sir Perceval, who. when he came upon a Hon and a dragon fighting, did not stand aside but took the part of the Hon, because "he was the gentller beaate of the two." For them progress, civilization, ethics, are slow accretions piled up by repeated victories of right over wrong, of the greater right over the leaser right, of the lesser wrong over the greater wrong. Their keen eyes seldom find the balance of righteousness evenly hung; and they hold it of the utmost Importance that the side on which right preponderates, even by the fraction of a scruple, should prevail. They hold that it is an honest man'B duty to throw bis weight on that side. Perhaps this Is due to the Influence of the greatest of Italians. 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