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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 27, 1913, OVE THE COFFEE CUPS Edited By CELIA MYROVER ROBINSON MY VALENTINE. By Fanny S. Stone. "Won't you be my Valentine I whispered In her ear, "Won't you, for I love you and want you always near?" She was surely most bewitching (and I think she knew it too) As her blue eyes laughed and her red Hps said, "Ah! Goo!" Then I Questioned her still further, When a younrer voice than mine, Shall urge you most appealing to be his valentine. Oh! what will be your answer, and who will be, the lad?" Quickly came in sweetest accent, her staccato, "Dad, Dad, Dad." BRILL! ANTS. The World is too much with us; late and soon. Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers. Wordsworth. Sweet are the usj of adversity. Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Wears yet a precious jewel In his head. Shakespeare. The path of sorrow, and that path alone. Lead? to the land where sorrow Is unknown. Cowper. Of all the griefs that harass the distress Sure the most bitter Is a scornful Jest. Johnson. For age is opportunity no less Than youth Itself, though in another dres. And a the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, Invisible by day. liongfellow. Ala! the breast that only bleeds Hath naught to dread from outward blow Who falls from all he knows of bliss tapes little into what Byron. The rose is fairest when 'tis budding new And hope is brighest when It dawns from fears; The rose is sweetest washed with morning dew, And love is loveliest when embalmed in tears. Scott. ONE WAY TO REDUCE THE COST OF LIVING. In the February Woman's Home Companion appears an account of the Housewives Jeague and the great work it is doing toward reducing the cost of living. The league has 500,000 members, is two years old and is growing One of the great pieces of work it Is doing is teaching women to follow the market repolps in the newspapers and thus to now what the proper prices for good are. Following ia a part of a statement about the league made by the president. Mrs. Junan Heath: 'For generations mother was a practical and all-sufficient housekeeper. "Today i somebody else packs down her butter and when they are plentiful, against the time when they are scarce. Somebody else preserves her fruits, cans her vegetables, salts her pork, makes her pickles, bakes her beans. All these people charge for service, a little here, a little there, but they do not do all of her work for her. a result of the lack of oversight on the part of the individual housewife and spender, these firms and corporations which do her bigger housekeeping and should be her servants have become her masters. But they have at last overstepped the mark. They have grown so daring, so avaricious, so greedy, that they have forced a crisis, a domestic panic -And they are largely responsible for the existence of the Housewives league, which purposes to fight them and bring them to time. The league will dictate, and, because it Is union half a million strong, It will be obeyed. It will tell the men who juggle with ld storage supplies eggs, butter meat Just what the right market price is. and pay no more. It will demand of bakers pound of bread to tne loaf. It will force the laundryman to use a harmless soft soap instead of a strong bleach. But. most important, it will help the worried housewife to solve her Individual problems by showing The Pure Food Store, Where Quality Reign Supreme. The Famous naker Line includes some of 'America's best known and most wholesome food products. All are standard goods, of which we. have a fresh shipment, including: Quaker Oatmeal Puffed Rice Puffed Wheat Yellow Corn Meal Sol Cahn Co. Agents Nunnally' Candle Phones, 1720-1711. her that modern housekeeping must be governed by modern methods, precisely as the successful business venture is governed. "This ia the gospel which the Housewives' league is spreading. Spending the woman's business. When she has learned to spend Intelligently and with the safe efficiency demanded for success in any other line of business, she will have reduced the cost of living "to the widest fioint compatable with trade or tariff conditions." SAINT KATE BARNARD. She weighs about ninety pounds a mighty small quantity of woman, but a tremendous batch of dynamite. At first sight she is plain. Insignificant and sallow, but her eyes axs wonderful veiled with soft mysticism flaming with eagerness challenging, compelling. She is Jeanne d'Arc reborn on the prairies Peter the Hermit reincarnated In skirts mother of the multitude zealot, crusader, and a human wildcat. At times as gentle as a saint again, Implacable and dangerous as a two-gun man. She has accomplished more within the span of her twenty-odd years than any one woman of her hour. She comes nearer to running Oklahoma than all the other officers in the state. At present she is commissioner of charities and corrections a fragile girl in control of the vice and crime and misfortune of her commonwealth. Some politicians don't like her way of running things, but politicians never did admire a straght line. When they know the game half as well as Kate Barnard plays It, they may oust her, but Just now, with 160,000 votes In the palm of her hand, and the love of every decent cltiren in the community behind her, she will remain in office as long as her ambition is alive, which means as long as she is alive, and which again doesn't necessarily mean a great many years, for Kate Barnard is 111 sickened with the woes of her people a broken, wee, feeble mite, fighting giants' battles for man's betterment. 'Her name is an inspiration to every woman. She proves how far and how splendidly courage and persistence can achieve in petticoats. She came Into this world with a second-class spine, but a first class backbone. She was ill as a child and she was sickly In her maturity, but Kate has been too busy worrying about others to notice her own troubles. Her shoulders are hardly wider than a laborer's palm, but they are broad enough to support thousands of lag ging souls. Wherever men pay the penalty of crime, they pay her reverence. She has cleansed American prisons of their Augean She has brought mercy where brutality was lord. She has taught the outcast to hope and planted faith in many a broken breast. She believes in the best of the worst and she has found gold where society has looked for brass. At the start they laughed at her theories, but today she can point to a horde of re-made men, triumphant over their baser selves, rebuilt, revi-sloned, by her belief. Her record is a staggering blow to the sociologists and criminologists who have maintained that a Jail-bird must always remain a bird of prey. Reginald Wright Kauffmann, in Woman's Home Companion. CAREFUL AUTHORS. It is surprising how punctilious some authors have been with respect even to the smallest detail of their manuscripts. Dickens was a perfect terror, and would make enough fuss over an error of punctuation to drive a poor "comp. out of his senses, says Tit-Bits. Tennyson, too, was most particular that not a comma should be omitted or misplaced, whilst his revisions were never finished. Perhaps the greatest terror of the compositor was Thomas Carlyle, for he would cover every square inch of vacant space both In the margin and between the lines with minute additions and emendations and not once, but a dozen times. Victor Hugo was equally difficult to please and satisfy. Of one of his famous works he made the printers supply no less than eleven successive revised proofs, and the last half dozen were furnished In order to make quite sure that the commas were in their right places. But perhaps Thomas Campbell, the famous poet who wrote such stirring masterpieces as "Hohenlinden," "The Battle of the and "Ye Mariners of England," takes the cake In this respect. He was fastidious to a degree, which fact probably accounts for the small quantity and perfect quality of his literary output. It is said that he one walked six miles to his printers, and six, mles back. In order to have a comma changed into a semicolon. But an equally careful and fastidious literary workman owed a great improvement in the opening line of his most famous poem to a printer. This was Thomas Gray, whose "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard'' Is probably the best known poem in the English language. Its first line reads The curfew tolls the knell of parting day; but when Gray sent to the press his manuscript read The curfew tolls, the knell of parting day. The thoughtful compositor did not un derstand the word "tolls as an In transitive verb, so dropped the com ma, thinking the poet had put it in by mistake, and when Gray read the line his sensitive ear at once caught its new, sustained melody and he adopted the compositor's correction. Frobably the most fastidious living writer is the poet William Watson. His work bears the impress of extreme care and. like Tennyson, his revision seems never to be done. DIFFERENT INVITATIONS. Invitations, either written or engraved, are sent out for dinners, weddings, receptions, luncheons or any of the other forms of entertainment, like cards, theatricals, etc. They vary for the different kinds of hospitality. Invitations for afternoon teas, receptions and garden parties are issued in the name of the hostess. A widower, whose home Is presided over by his daughter, issues. Invitations in his own and his daughter's name. Etiquette forbids a debutante to issue invitations to men. A written note signed by her and expressing the wish of her mother that she write, is permissible; but engraved invitations must not be sent by unmarried women to their men friends. For any informal little gathering, dinner party or entertainment, the informal notes should be the means of asking guests. They should state exactly the hour, date and kind of entertainment, and If the entertainers live In the country a little train schedule should be inclosed. Bvery effort should be made to avoid confusion and misunderstanding. For receptions, especially if they be in a series, the "at home" form of card can be used, generally prefaced by the words," "To meet if a special person is to be Introduced. To receptions of this character the entire list of the hostess' acquaintances should be invited. The visiting card is often used for afternoon musicales. card parties or little teas. In these cases the word "cards" and the hour of entertainment are written in the left-hand corner, or any other word that will intimate the nature of the entertaining. When a letter of Invitation is written suggesting a house party there should be a definite statement of the length of time that a guest will stay, of the time of arrival and of any special entertainment that will necessitate a change in the outfit brought Husband and wife are a "social unit" It Is not allowable to invite the wife without the husband, except on a few occasion when no men are to be present. One invitation includes both and their social unity does not permit one to accept an invitation without the, other. It is no longer considered necessary to use the letters R. S. V. P. to remind the invited one of an obligation to reply. An acceptance to a formp.l affair for which much preparation must be made is expected within twenty-four hours of the receipt of the invitation. A two days' delay is the greatest that etiquette allows. Cards to a church wedding need no acknowledgment. A card for a reception need not be answered. If unable to attend, ULTRA-SMART SUIT OF GRAY CORDTJROX One of the ultra-smart unit nf th season is made out of slate gray wool corduroy. The coat has opossum collar and cuffs. The former being finished with a tail of the same. The sleeves are set in wide armholes, which are outlined bv shaDed circular sections stitched along the edge. The coat fastens well over the left side below the waist and Is draped beneath Dram ouves Joined by cord loops. The skirt is of exceedingly novel cut. It nas two stitched box plaits down the back and lapped seams at either side of the front. The front gore has a seam down the center, each side being below the knees. The short and narrow panel over the front rore is trim med with olives and cord. A ft "nbw' II There will be a Free Lecture on Christian Science at San Carlos Auditorium, Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 8 p. by William Rathvon, C. S. B. Denver, Colorado No cards required a personal visiting card should be sent so as to arrive at the time of the function. It can be sent by messenger or mall. If no reply Is sent, the attendance of the Invited one Is taken for granted. If an invitation is delivered by messenger, the reply is delivered by messenger, the reply is delivered by hand. Invitations are generally sent through the malls these days. HOME VS. HOSPITAL. That the home can no longer compete with the hospital in the care of the sick Is evident from the increasing demand throughout the country for hospitals of every type. In 1900 there were approximately 6,000 public and private hospitals in the United States. In 1910 the number of these institutions had increased to about 7,000. Therefore, while the fear of entering the hospital for any serious purposes Is still real, these figures show that the prejudice against hospitals is diminishing rapidly, says the "Journal" of the American Medical Association. The black death which visited London in the fourteenth century Is now merely of historic interest, yet it reminds one of a' period when there were no hospitals, no building in which the plague-stricken could be separated from the healthy, no scien tific physicians, no trained nurses; In short, no effective means whatever for combating disease. The environment of the home is rarely conducive to the mental quietude of the sick. There is an intimate association between the home and a man's business affairs and for a woman the home is her place of business. He Was Mora Than Cool. "Tell me," said the lady to the old soldier, "were you cool in battle?" "Cool?" said the truthful veteran, "why, I fairly shivered." Ladies' Home Journal. Interesting No Doubt. "Did you make a hit with your speech at the banquet last night?" "I guess so. I forgot what I intended to say and said what I ought not to have said." Detroit Free Press. Heart and Home Problems By Mrs. Elisabeth Thompson. Dear Mrs. Thompson: Please give me a recipe for making lemon filling with lemon extract. A. M. If for a pie, make an ordinary custard and add 1-2 teaspoon lemon extract. If for a cake filling, make any white Icing and add the lemon extract to taste. Dear Mrs. Thompson: (1) Are white crochet bags fashionable this season (2) -Please give me a good candy recipe. CONSTANT READER. (1) Yes. (2) Walnut Creams: Make a fondant with two cups granulated sugar and 3-4 cup water. Let boil 15 minutes, pour on plate and beat until white and stiff. Work In any flavor desired, and mold into balls, placing half a walnut meat on each side. You can divide this Into different parts with different flavors and colorings, If you like, or coat it with melted chocolate. Dear Mrs. Thompson: Do I have to send my money to the paper to have an answer printed? EDITH. No indeed! All answers are published free, but space is limited and sometimes there must be quite a wait before an answer ia published. Dear Mrs. Thompson: (1) Is a dark blue suit all right for a boy to be married in at the minister's? (2) What should man say when his friends congratulate him? Do you have to have a wedding ring besides the engagement ring? BLUE EYES. (1) Tes. for a daytime wedding. (2) He should thank them and he might add that he thinks himself the luckiest man in the world. (3) Sometimes the wedding ring is not used but as a rule it Is. Dear Mrs. Thompson: (1) I am having trouble with my plants. The geraniums seem to be In good health, only the leaves are turning yellow, I bathe them in soap and water and keep them damp. MOTHER. Perhaps you keep them too damp. They should be watered thoroughly only when the ground seems to be dry. Keep the plants where they will get plenty of light and sun. A little HER STORY OF CONDITIONS IN THE NEW YORK CANNERIES MOVES CONGRESSMEN i vA sft-(Lii Mary Boyle O'Reilly, as she is today, the New York, canneries. By Robert F. Wilson. Washington, Jan. 26. It was Mamie Riley again when Mary Boyle O'Reilly, the famous Boston social worker, came down to Washington to tell the rules committee of the house of representatives about the pitiful plight into which the greed of certain employers has thrown the women and children who pack canned vegetable products of Xcw York state. The daughter of the famous Irish poet and patriot faced a committee at the outset coldly determined that it could not interfere with labor condi- tobacco dust in the soil about the rcots will help their growth and keep insects from the roots. Dear Mrs. Thompson: I have four warts on my hands which spoil their appearance very much. How can they 'be removed without scars? I have received much valuable Information from your "Beauty Hints," and thank you for past and future favors. BROWN EYES. The best way to remove warts with scars Is by electricity. If there is no specialist near you who can do this, try applying coal oil to the warts several times a day, until they can be picked off. Dear Mrs. Thompson: We are two young, foolish, simply crazy girls. (1) One of us is dark complexion. What would be stylish for a new gown for her? (2) The other is light com-plexloned. What complexion should her finance possess to preserve perfect harmony? (3) One of us wants to know what to expect from "Willie." At first he seemed so very attentive, but now it is "he loves me not." Will he ever come back? (4) A gentleman at our house wants to learn to make fancywork. Will he ever overcome his awkwardness with the needle? Should we praise him upon his slow progress? This Is what he expects. (5) Is a girl of 17 supposed to have steady company? How late can she spoon with her beau? (6) Wha: is good for corns? (7) What will cure freckles? (8) Is there any hops 'or a "guy" with a big appetite? What kind, of a wife should he choose? DIPPY DOPE. I quite agree with you, my dears, since reading your letter. (1) Get a gown to match the hair. (2) Anything soothing ought to pro-serve harmony. (3) Willie probibly won't. There are lots like him. (4) "Practice makes perfect." Certa'nly praise him, if he likes it. You'll probably play baseball as gracefully as he does fancywork. (5) No. If she's sensible she won't spoon at all. (6) Comfortable shoes. (7) Buttermilk. (8) No. He should marry the cook. GRAND BALL Police Benevolent Association Knights of Columbus Hall, TO-NIGHT GOOD MUSIC! GOOD TIME! GOOD PRIZES! Admission, 25 Cents No objectionable persons will be admitted. and as she appeared while working in tions in a state; but moving tale of the miseries of the people of the canneries so wrought upon the feelings of the committee members that it would not be strange if the committee and congress should decide to have something to say in the future about the humanitarian conditions under which food products are produced. When the wealthy Miss O'Reilly left the comforts of her Boston surroundings to investigate the canneries of New York state, she did up her hair In a tight knot, do ned a cheap calico dress and went among the canneries people seeking work. When she got the jobs she known to her fellow workers simply as Mamie Riley. And because the poor women and children could go to her for advice, the- learned to love her and to confide in her. That is why her investigation was so effective. But when Mary Boyle O'Reilly removed her rich furs and sat down in a mahogany chair to facts the committee, she dropped her identity and became Mamie Riley again ae she read letter after letter painfully scrawled ir. pencil on cheap, rule paper, but each carrying its tale of wretchedness and misery. The cannery people had since learned who their strange fellow worker was, but each letter was addressed simply to "Dear Mamie." These letters told many things which made the comfortable gentlemen of the committee uneasy. One letter from Cana-stoga, N. told of fifty families trying to cook meals on three stoves for the entire community. "No wonder that indigestion is chronic among these people that when they are desperately tired after the herd days when the pack is heavy they seek comfort in strong drink," said Mamie Riley. "They do not know what home life is." There was another letter from Clyde, N. which told of a barn which a canning company had mado over Into the home for twenty families. These twenty had but a single ftove on which to cook. Near Rome, X. Miss O'Reilly und three hundred, cannery workers living In a long shed. 'T asked one little child what the she was, "testified Miss O'Reilly. "'Why, responded the child, 'this is When Miss O'Reilly finished her story the committee was not so sure that it had no legal right to interfere in a state matter. Representative Allen, of Cincinnati, who fathered the resolution asking for a federal investigation, was on hand to plead that the cannery products are sold all over the United States and that therefore the federal government has the right to ascertain the conditions at the canneries. For a precedent he cited to the committee the case of the federal inspection of the packing houses in Chicago. The result Is that the question is now being fought out fiercely in the committee. The canning interests have sent lawyers to tell the committee that Inspection of factories is not in the piovlnce of the federal government. All becausa Mamie Riley worked six weeks in the canneries and kept her eyes open the while. Though Miss O'Reilly shines in the luster which attaches to the name of her father, John Boyle O'Reilly, she is earning fame in her own right through her investigations of social conditions New England. She is one of the commissioners of the children's bureau of Boston, and has been the Massachusetts commissioner of labor. Her investigation of the notorious "baby farms" of New Hampshire first brought her work to the public's attention. IF YOU COULD NOT BUY 1 Our shoes for any price, you would truly appreciate their value and service which prove their merit by comparison with the comfort and service rendered bv others. BOSTON SHOE STORE 113 S. Palafox. LA MODE MILLINERY AND READY-TO-WEAR. Phone 337. 127 S. Patafox St The Quality One-Price Store. JOS. HERSCHKOVITZ, Proprietor LUNCH. ui ulna, mgnnajr ana i uciaiy Gumbo, Chowder, by Udiea of Christ Church, In Keyser Building. ,1 I i Cut Flowers and Plants at the SAN CARLOS FLOWER SHOP Phone 453. GO TO B. GERSON CO. for Jewelry and Crockery. Thlesen Building. P. N. CORSETS Have Cork Steel Protectors. $1 to $3 GUTMAN'S L'IN THE HEART OF PENSACOLA." The Central Pharmacy. Phone 178. CHILDREN'S HATS $1.00 and $1.50 value, Now 49c. MISS HERRIMAN'S. Hervey's" 25c Lunch. Monday, Jan. 27, 1913. Consomme Vermlel or Cream St. Germain Baked Red Snapper a la Creole Pommes Naturel Sour Gherkins Macaroni In Cream with Oyatcra au Gratln or Irish Stew Dublin Style, with Dumpling Mashed Turnips Mashed Potatoes or Fried Sweet Salad Tea Coffee Milk One half dozen oysters served en half shell with this lunch 15 cent extra. Phone us your orders for' PROVISIONS, PRODUCE, BUTTER. QUICK DELIVERY. PRICES ALWAYS IN LINE. Pensacola Produce and Provision J. Suger, Proprietor. 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