Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on December 26, 1916 · Page 6
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tOCK i i % -, a, *\ \ It < f, B. ir>K!.1»< v-ft of rrsfe- J eb !>r.'»jri tol with l,'<r;: nn'.l )!:•• «lH til" 1 ti : and Tnu;>iitif'ini'-. pj> I'tfirk in (!>•• i;i<'!<» uf ii •<• ¥l\Sf Clif i^Hn.'i-- t>. •• -.-ii itklt-'l >rw1 with if* t'l i!!i:uit ;ii!!tv I fttld f'olnitil iluiit'--; :ihd n'li iwl un«l' s r it* i"-:nl '.f ]i'ix(-« tHi gf>ttf*nni.«iv !)'!<! it »•••••!! Illl ip jtjx.'t Uc'iiH pliiyliu* up--'ii S!P with <<>i«r><l. f-fn-<-!•-', t!ir!i'< ft wi'lH' <'f i):i^",'.!iiii.; !>c;iuf'. . riv.'l- jlxiii Shiff'-r the c«»!it rim-Un-m rnitnni l>"i'-ilN ; Ml "ml Mi •> pr>'«!Km wliifh tv.ii y,.| v !ini I Mi. rim- n S(«!t. t«l !llli'-!l, V.:t" II--: f<'l!"\>. - j.iiilln-! ('hi!'' ft, Kmm«M<« rill- 1 *' <-f l:»li tfsf Hllli"(>!'," with ;!••* tl) thf children. :.J|f>v. HI in I* I'.'i ,,&.-.-. >i|jf|.r. M,. ;,,,,} .MI- );,) (';«,,... :i , H'1 f;ii!iily. Mi ;\>.\<\ M;-. .Tnhn Sli'-r- i-ui !>!) = ! !"ann!>.. Ml', ,-nid. Mf- I'lnHip «! \!il>rf«i ail-) fa'!\!i-. Mr ;nnl .Mif ! !)• MI -, ' '"Hi- > :M..] f 'ini'v -tnd Mi.«" fT'-r \Villi.-iiii'-, Mr. .atnl ,-. ( n'i I luiix-'l ,-it (.iiim.-! r!i!i'-tm-r> :it th«. l,i.in- "f Mr i. ! inil Mi--. \\'iMi.' in I '"'\ ri'-y Mi :ind Ml- T'".ni:> l - Ti-h.'iti t-nl<-r- t.-iihid % <--:!i't .I i \ •*; ilinnir Mr. .-iinl Mi-:. I'M Mill-! ;i;nl f.iniilv ..f V;ni H,itt<'ii aii.l Mi- :;iiiti-''t ;it ( 'lit i--l in -\-- liliuii-r Mr. HIM! j\V. U' I,«. \vin- iiiiil f.-(iMit\. Mr. ;>tnl ; ,Mr-!. Kil Nili« inul \\". II. liitut'< it.Mlii.v 1'iiiliij.H. Mi-'MM M r ») M»ui!""'i .!.iK'i\" H nnl <ii in cnst'iiii'- other Arni'ilri I'tii , K-std' an-! llnth ri..rk in t r!othf>« iUiil !>;ni l'«>y H'«ri| [..••-! Thli-iM'- ;in.l Mi!«:aii'! Shin;:ut i'f In iw.lnrnii'i. hiui fhii*=ln-il the ! I'rinfvtnn WITC rntortalnt'd i Mil i«!in:r< Ing with H(uu; und K(»I.\- mid very l:it tl»- honie <>f Mr. and Mrn. J!. i-;. ftntly w«*»t t<" I" ! d. l»Mvin»i tli'dr jiii-ay. huiiB liy the i-hlmm-v «ld«'. ! Mr. nnd Mrs. \Villirnii Kaili'l i.-nt'i- tll<- mnunf .'ilipr-nr'-d. und rvul itnlned ;,t dintn-r t 'hi HUiKis Mr. :nid 1» to friKht'-ti tin' hidicH had hfJMr.*. ('"iinsti'cU and family of Uix-ht-llc, kindly kept on lite MHIK'.-. Ucvvn Mr. iind Mr«, !. K. Hlff and d.'ni>:hter. torond' tirlck ohinmey came .Santii ,.l;ui«-l, Mr*. Kale Stahl. Mrs. I!;itt!«H « with hi» nowlDK Walto wht«- j and M<HI l"l"Vd •>( Miii>..'llli-M, Knd- »nd ImmciiMi' )>ack of toy.s. Ht-jney Andrews. Ira Kadrt. rlvde- K,idi-l thfl m»UM« % and lumwiiut th<- Ian- land family, Mr.i. Klla Andf -IVM . of nil land*, even Klf land. He [ Mr, nnd MIH. I'nU (M.nr^e cnter- talked with the little- nnui.^e. , tain.-d at dinner I'hrislwa (he Poet'? I? KCE on ft time i™ n > On t?if SMTP r-f t rn B!! ll'C fr^-r^i* P^T.-^'' And .AJ.I.Y * T L F M - i- M " r r* * r f " Efltmq H't CHnstTian pio, H« put in h«s thumb and pullsd f-\*t A rnnc" 1'iintr InTTC":] f'>Tuc. My Mr he filled the Ntix-kltiKw. J;imml!iK i Mrs .1. A. (;«-mt;c ;uul dnu«hti r of full, with mitlKflfd srnil.'. In-j Mori is<«n. Mr. and Mr*. .John Sti-riiM. to tho moil?"*. "l>" «in> Ciin put (Ml 1 , iinil Mrx. (;<-nrK<' Davi", MIH. her thltiK In them." "I can." suid Italpli \SYlih anil H<MI l-Y< -d. . Mr. and Mr.-. Klrr.rr Knight and mou««* and t» .show Santa, lie fkly put n Into one nnd Mtnrt- himself. imX'h to HiintuV Hanta hud no time to tho reiM'h of ttii 1 inmisi- nnd fajnlly, Mri*. Cnrdellia Naphew were cntortiitned at dinner ChrlstniiiH at !ln- homo of Dr. and Mrs. !•*. .1, Scott. hryimd Mr. and Mrs. Hichiiril Cnvl, Sr., OM- (i-rlalii'-d ut dliim-r OirlMtnuis Mr., and > ctiiniin-y and ttie Inn) little | Mr". lU'-h.'in! i'ovi-1. ,lr., Mr. and Mrn. .inlin \Vui f< I and family. Mr. and Mrs. AIIIOK Havr.sth'U and family. Mr. and Mr*. .Itdin McNeil i-iitertain- • d at Chrifittnaw clinm-r Mr. nnd Mrs. of Btintii Clau.t'.t liflper,", the By Csu'i>««nt< i K," f.tme next. Citation, ".Inhiiny S|>»akn," !>y rtOliy I'hureH. Sli"> MinnH Imy \\illl voice, ', "Dully." liy three rule lit- Ktiy i,als Clark Hear tin l!eHn," Mlh« V.'et- clnns. fiantn Claus cofiicH," reel- by Vincent J.ittle. UHt In thu plar-- we live," rei'ita- by Unbt-rt I'liare.s. [>B{J. '.'yi*'" 1 Night." \va,s vs-iy pte(- l>y luaidi'iiM iV)sliimi-d In Ing rolH'N of white, ^ with IIH-UH of ami (dark hair bunded anil llnw- hoinaKe to the while the beuutlful lix'tlin "Silent gbt," The colored llK!>t-i cume in With Kooil ffleel, lilaKilii; it a Jttful plftuiv, C', "Hani a Outi.s i.s < "l-'or (it"ort,-e Tliorne and family, Mr. and Mrs. Chan, l.uwton .'Util family. Mr. and Mrs A. J. IJoHfnherk and family, Mr. and Mrw. William Hutt- .shoru. Mai tin i'eti ii k and Tdi.f CHRISTMAS BREAKFAST Friend* Entertained At The E. A. McLennan Home Christmas Morn. Mr. ami .Mr* K. A. M.-U-nu.-m d< • ii.i;hlt'nllv i'Hlt-1 tamc-d .1! ,'v ,'..':<i .iVlm k lireakfant < "In i--l tn.is m.'inm:: a iii:!ii- ti«>r nl* Crl.'ieK 'I'li'i hnlne w aM In aiil ifnlly d'''-i.r.ite i in all ihe .•-• .««"|I'M atlln- l''nlh.W!Mi; Ihc lir'-.'ikl.'iKt a :;••'!• wa.v nti|i)iid»(t. e.ii-!i inn' i! c«-i\ !n;; it troiidly nunit>iT of mft:- Th< ^ e i'!i |< '> i lu; ! h i^ (\t-nt \\ cro M r .uu! .MI-H." 1-M N'iius. Mr. and Mr*. \V. U', lyowne and f,iiinl\, .".!is;i Nt-llie Xim; and \V. II. IlUul.-i. ROCK FALLS BRIEFS t'ha.-.'. |)am.;ctt cf IturKfunl rfpi-nt <.'!n istinas heir nl lh<. liiiDii- nf his jKin-nts, Mr. and Mrs. II. !•'. i ia:u.:"tt, <'!ainice'-Vnilnuil ret ni-|ii'<l In lu s linlii* 1 ill Mnline nfti'i 1 .-pi-ndini: several days hi'l'e. I'. A, \Vhltncy of MiirriHiiti ^peni yesterday here with frii-uds. "mmlorn ftiilEhto;irit--i;t" In vn fled tho !rtn«..i nn«l crS-' b'r'i'.'in;: n-ns drncnnrpil nt Tj^d's p'nr. Kr.ff'TiM'isinif fttitf'iii.i. rlftns nnd art pcli'-!^ «-.ii;oriy b<-\:^ht tip n!! the oi<l cil\«i nr^l (hfn &M tt;;.'m ftf p.'oi.j proOt to fe.tiri^t'. Many Ht'.o sj-.t'.-!t.- ( -rr«r ?i.?t*> d^.ipp-'-ar- ctl from ill" in«>l, but fori'.tu.ttriy n fow of tho t-(«st A-. ere BOtjttlti i.l t>y nn- tt-n-i! nniseiiins. Thp l-^-t two Tyro! I* known t'> Itivp }i n .<], thi* 'M'r.'caHiiou- krij-p(>" of InnsV.nsi.'b :n-,d the Moscr crib '.-.f nor,'--!!, ar»> now !.n {Jif j.'iivarJan National nsusemn nt Muid- h. A tHsru, tlif'^nufentlTtder crSb,.ia...!n U:e %;iv!in;\ uiuscuni. OrlKinnlly It bc-'nncr-d {« n family in Wilten, nun- n !• >rt c.f Innshnii k. It coiiiaSiuMl ]M (Uisriial I'l^tirfs. "1 build- in ITS nnd 2r»t) hiniifiti SJiC'.ires. It in- rltiilwl fiiilSJ vn.xMletirvln*:'*. licnn ? the hrntls of which wort» wax ami utlu-r-i who-u? lioa'ls anil limbs wen? rac-vnbio Sotuo of the o date bnek. ns f.'sr n* Hu» yi?nr 1700. Esvt'n scvncs •were repjt*- Bt'titrtl. The Moper rr!b of Tlorvn ENTERTAIN RELATIVES Largo Number Entertained Christmas At Tno Ashling Home. Mr and Mi> 1C. A. Ai*lill)i< entertained vi mini H r nf n'liittvesj all day, .< 'hriMtmts at HM ir IHUDH nil Seennd street, Al nnc'ii an elahnrate dinner v\as MTM'd. The n m.iiiidcr "f the day was H|ieni in a ial way. During the. A lire citation, "Hanta I'laun," Ce..i>:e BOW. IMP, "What Mitki'M Christinas," HhoWll with !."ir; and ul>jert;<. .«n," w>iu; liy tiny tntH. KerftlH<', "J'reKenlH for Ntnlh-'r," lireHcni.< proved a drmiiii, limn rmoiiica, (very a|>t>r<>|>rlate fni v lh«r,) ttion, "When Kanta Cmtu : ." lin Wc-iul. [•tuition, "Who in It'. 1 " J.'iis tie. .Mr,,. evenioK DM- lii):! 1 W:IN ,'.[>enf in playing l-'i\T< J[|iie.<!ri'd. Uli;li (iidtler Hun ,'irst pri?.e. Those present \vere Mr. and ^Ti'S""X.VIe f loTili i 7 aiuT" f7iTiTnyr""Mr. VintF Mrs. t;e«ir;;»- 1 > Stmu> and family nf Sterling. 3.1 r. jitid Atrx. l^-Mter ({(iliin- scin of Sterlinir, Mr. and Mr*. !.«, t'arkrf, MISM Nellie Ar.l-.tiiiK, ..William A.sldiiiK. Dr. and Mr;.. |; A. \\'ilH.ui nf Distil. ?>! l.~.- Arolini- 1 fat i IMHII of Slerlififr. SUNDAY SERVICES Fine Music And Recitations Of Christmas Nature Given Sunday. ';".i- ;,ei i • •-, .u i he ( '( in^rc ' hnreli Wi " l'i 'Hi.'lv .lUeiiiled Siind-iy. \i tho nii-iiin;- hicu'-o f-i'celiil iniis'ie <>;, i < 'hi h Una- natuie was I'm -iti.-. bed maw here with hi.: parents, Mr. and Mis, Henry ii'llliiu;. Itoy llaverstiek retnriie<t t'f hi." hum- 1 in < ' aftir .spending a few diiys In re v.ith his parents. Mr. and Mrs. AIII^N I la ver-tirl;. MJ..S Mal.le Wil...' >-p. hi Chi-i-*tm:is with frii'iiils In lH\i>ir. Mr. and Mrs. |.'red ITint, nf Ind-iit. Mleh., nrrlveil ln-ii- Sunday evnin ; for u visit at ill" hum • i>f Mr. and Mrs i-'ianli Whitman. l-'rank Ovi'Iln:: i'f Clininn .•-|"iil tii" hnliiiay ln-rt- witli hi.-; |«ai-i'i;ls. Mr. and Mrs, C. I'. Ci-i'imu. Ulnyd C..)enuiir nl' .Knekfnrd .•••]" - nt Chi'intnia.s hit'e ; V. ilh relatives and more extrusive. Mowr's "city" was In Itself a uuisterpieoe atul Inrhuhvl pal- aco^, Kii^ltlnsj fv\nit;tias, montiitiotitf of KJnur I>avjil nml towers with <<lx city chvk» fiiri!.!t>£ tho liuiirs of tho nigbt It "was v;Uutil nt more thati 55.0»» dtiriri): Mosor's llfotlnse. The Ursullnes' crib was pnrtk-tilaily famotu on r,svt".:ut of the K'tr:;cc.ii.i drpiwlug of .tho fl.yrurcs. The angel* were clad as courtiers of heaves in the rlcb court cvtttunes of tho sevca- teonth century. Those mustorpk-H-es aro now 'lost to Tyrol. It cnn hardly caus<» Piiri'rlsf. then, that st-rious nilndcnl nicn bfirui to cutvrt.Aiu grave foarn for their reworks of art. ThJ« fonr hail a practical result In tlio fortnatlon of a society wlioao object was t« frvvwit In future tho rtK'kless c^iwrtntion a-inl twllin? of old cribs atul to n-vivc tho aplrlt that product*! them. Tyroleso cribs may l>o dIvMe.1- Into two gt'iieral classes, the oriental typ* and Uso Tyrole.so. In the latter tho crib owner t^kea It for . that Christ waa- born hi Tyrol, liviux 1 scptiery, pxtiple initl drr^s tire purely Tyrolese. lu &ll the cribs the stnblo cf Bethlehem is either the ruin t*f a cnstlo (accorxlinj: to legoisd, Christ Jirst BUW the lij^ht of ilay Sti t»o ruins of the tower of David) of n part of a templo to Bhow that tbe stable of Hethiehetn was the first Christian temple, or else it Is a simple cave uu thy Gifts for the Kim:." hy n 1 ''• . llu> le^ClUHH Of yoilllK penjllc. was a ^i»>d that we eh'/ulil ii'iiieinhiT oth- i diHtrittullon nf the present;,' tho program and despite the bearoin of ^tft-s to their owners. took (|uitu u IOIIK tJine f»r unlike Htlle niouHe, nn one went uwuv hi>ir. .Miss lla/.fl Hi an .sanjr ul wo| i. In tlin evvtilnjLr the usual I'luistinas innr.rani was nivf-n in i iic iSiindny Hchoul room. A line pro- mam v. a:i Kiveii, ei'eryono dnin^ their Mirt e\ee|il ionally well. The room was ai tisiic.illy decor. • ted in t 'hristnias irinuniiiKs of bells and holly. There also \va.s a lui'Ko CSiri.slrnasi trco loaded \\ith niftri. Santa Clinia iipiieHrcd ut Mi>. Wright went to I'conu Hy lf> Ihe eveniiiK a iili.-ssa:;r wan ^eri from Mr. and Mix Santa i Haying they "were on their way, IttHer they arrived much in the St Of the. children. 11,'llliral Wii« the ii •!• and S'linu ,hf o«v that Haul;' --n.d his wif.- fjf;lit ill home aii.i i.iniiiiu-d tur evenin;.; and a.-smvd the an- the ciilei liiliiiueni v. an iina'h lliitll the tuie in liixnn. iiii( tin- CIS Heeded ito ti tho |iio|icr time mid helped distribute i he K!"S. Candy und oraiiKen \vere i;i\en to the mriuhrfb ot the Hunday BIRTHS CHRISTIAN CHURCH All hiT\i<<s at thi" CJii i,.,tian elinn h wi-rvt well al. imled Huudav. lOxecllfiil miij-ie was rendered at ihe iiU'inm,; I M I \ iee. A v i i•>• latKe allendanro was , pn-j-enl at ihi> Sunday Helioot se.ssiiin. | 'I'hi- I'aiuly un.s di.strihnlvi! In tile rliii- I dreii at the Snnd ii School hour, as i many of the litlle mien would not he 7, --A dauwhler was horn to ! 1'iesoiil at the eveniiu; serviee. An ex- If. and MfH. A. \\', S-ctniM/ I 'i i.i.i.v | i-epiii.nally k'or.d CjiiihunuM t-anlata I rfa« rendered in liie I'VeianMT livery A ddiuihl. r u.i> l.»ih |.. Mr"') niimht.r «:is ev.-.-ptioii.illy t/oml. 'I'iie Wl'H. i''r.iiik t'l,nil/. S ii iirdav j iront of .the etitireli v^.'ls ileecrate-.l in h a \\.i;. as (.1 rept esi'iii a ehiimn-v tier Wllll a led t.lhk i tiillllH V. There Mf. HHil Mi.-v C. A. l.aSalie spenl j wr;s als..« a i'hi i--!!lla;i Irev, pn t.lil> di'i - i lay ia Alinua with iiliHvi-- mated.nnd lo.<tdcd vsith prewntfi i this niorninti fnr a sliorl visit, (Iran!' J.nndis spent Suiulay and Monday in MonlM>n with friends. V.tdrll l.aiu:sl"ord \vi-nl to Alnhfiy (Ins tnoniiiiK fnr .1 viMl with rela- Mr, and Mi-,. 11. ft. Ste|, •mlin.i..- «>( l-'lntoii. Mo., ate lii-re \i>iiiinf. at tle-^ home id Mr. and Ml.-., il. !•;. SI fin- llnj:. Wallaee l.iniond arrived home Sunday fioin S\\lt! Cturi-n!, t'an.td.t, to slay for a n e\li ndi d \ i ii. Mi:ci Nellie Sh:i llliil IIC It felnril'd t'( her Imnie III Mendola 111!.-* inoiniio: after a t hoi I \i-il hei, . J-'lorene. Ill 1st).' and Joe I , He,', left lid,', ni'irmin: (or Cane-, y. Ill, ivliere they \\i!l IIP ei Mr and ,'dr.s. Harold Keijihail ,md tt'oin Uieie they uili i;o to S!. i<ouis, Afo., l,i \i;il o-.'v r Ni'V. Vi-ar'". Mr. mil Alis. l-'.d I'le.-diy, of I'orre.s- ton, .Sjieiil Christinas heie \\ilh U'ht- tlves. . Mr. and Mrs. A. Wiluox, of ChiraKo, are hero .xpendnik; a few days. \Villl.iln Kuuen, of Chii'-atjn, .-.pent I '111 i-.lilia;. hi |e UHli fliend,', allll |e!.' 111 \ (• >. Five Thousand^KlndB of Graea. If .VKII are u fanner, s!o you hnjtj)i'i» to kiiow how many Minis of jjr>ts.st'S there are? l''ive Ihoiisand! Hut out of tills t;rcnt utimher man use-* only 1U varleiie.s, UN u rule, and only In is uf those are exien.sivel.v enliiviifed. It la a eiirious fact ihut whlU; |iraetleally every other farm cmp 1ms uii<te.r^(>i)t> great changes uutii-r cultlxulloti, gntsM-s ure utmost Ihe .saiiie umv a,-* when man !\r.-d lu-^au to U-A; ihetn aa u \vlld oiant. matt'sj always.rentaiu the renter of thf gn-ut si-piie, tho rest Is ntc-rvly the »<•(ting. Tho crib tuvans much to tho faintly. After weeks of careful, pain Alone the rich?, brfcr* Christmas, I «at hy the g-otring firr, Watchinp tht flam? p.s it ro~a s fell. While the sparks shot hirjicr and Suddenly one; of the spark* bcgna To flicker and glimmer and wink Like a big, bright eye till I hardly knew What to do or tn say or to think. Quick a* a flash it changed to a face, • And. what in the world did I see Bat dear old Santa Clans nodding his hfsd And waving- his haad to me! "Oh. follow me, follow roc!'' soft he cried. And up through the chimney with him I mounted, aot daring to titter & word Till we stood oa the chimney 1 * rim. "How, tell roe, I beg yon, dear Saata Clans, Where am I going tritli pout" He laaghingly answered: "Why, don't you know? To travel the wide world through, "IVom the crystal palace, far in tha "north, I have come since dark, and see These curious things £or the little folk Who live on the Zuyder Zee." Then, seating himself in his reindeer sledge And drawing me down hy his side, He whistled, and off oa the winp of the wind We flew for a midnight ride. But first such conical present! 1 he left Tor the liUie Juutch girls and boys — Onions and sausages, wooden faced dolls, Cheese and gingtrbread toys, Ef?3»r Allan Pos Had Written !t. - ,! !; i[;.-:.tr i-, I-.., , ,;.-- • U-,.'! ! <*, ,,;... : '' ' * h;.« j:in. \'i ;.i T-.-I <-,r-i-. *•• nrn h" :!'; ft 'hiir-i'>]'-' t';.!t il il-.C'-.K f!"it St. f On- Kni!«r-r,.r J'isthi </•• ii!.)i!(. f ;f st. N! »'!.-•• ?iir;lh > rrj!i;rr rv u-.-ivd ,, i,j , )..v!y f« Jl:!!|. th:>{ his ,->iit 1'i'c.i'Kc jv^pisiur "'Hio !n!i:t!iit;in!< .if J!;:rj :)'! fvpf'iilti.,!^ •n-lyn) his H '•• I«.-:n. where they Were rr--< iv,-d Ui nlutni.h on the !';h «f M:iy. Ji'xr. n ;,,j •*-h-re the fonin!:ii.!.> 5 i< were !.-\)d for a ".sen- lijiNlllen In {iis h'Mmt-. Tiijsi \\:\» the origin of n fnr.iiiim asitl still t>,»p» TO St. Robert Browning Might Hav* Don* It, '','•'"' " :'.'.', i-r r-l'irrn;. j! !•» j,.ni fvpi» '•- = -'.-. i ..,. ,! |,..-1, 1 .,,,„! ,.:,.- r .',.d />v*.r. «(, K'.r v ' ;!• rv.-'l e! f. ! ;! K :,t:,.-<... v :u:.l tli.« -! \ • > -. i n' Thi * "' t Ui " ' ' l! • •iDirclioji !n ]•'• M.-hol.-m. He Un-M.-i. tho up M t h! c f ip 1 * w in fnthom it « « Be Walt Whitman'* Styl*. - lard, tho..h«ttrr that com- ri'-^in*'^^ of !I.N «(lunin^ tho piltroti siint of i A_tll\!n!? r.itnbtis I>X(I.I!<-K from St. hi i rotectnr of chil- i Jt " fltvrn '' !fl «ith ri.n-o, und'-rdablo nltrnr- :n drawn by l(« br(\-i!h nn lft.« |))t\n J.-n-k Hcrm r, who hniil." it <ij«»n Ms I nrn one «-ph t?io pium cijnrraloJ In It* n-.ann;-,-tlj \ a«.Int HP. I loo'-^n m<->.e!f. pAfR fn-t-ly nnd am nt the* iloor nf llorncr'n lips, imnrklnK 't«v trtfiti' 1 its hucrttlirntK. PIIH. ^li-epll>- eon»iilfri'iK the pos* of hl.i hoad. !-.!« puffed out lips, brtiay- !nK hirs gtutteny. facf. HP lunpps Into th*> plu wltU firm thumb. Its crest ylr!(5«. i "In art St. Ni.-holas Is represented j .-•.'t:,nioii!y ,]epi (ed xviu, three chil- dreri st.'indlni: in a r,!h by h!^ ship. Of t!x> vnrloti« lnrorpmt;:tiona of thi* none Is tiliMViUtclr i-erCnhi. tl>o li'^euil of St. Nicholas ndrnctilousjr n-storiiiK to life tlirw dob youths who had beoa luunlcrcd. cut up nnd con- or liutehcr In n.hoso house ! they Inul tnkon !c Btownl "of d<.wrlea" ui'xin 'the 'three T1 .") , tt T"" C " n " ll1crlnir P'«- "«»mngy. j ... . ' iiovt j^ t , t, 0 j,) Tutu-whoever you nn* -iirtt at", ilnnRhters jT nn impoverished oJtlr.rn vrho, unable to prwcurt! fit marrluKCS for them, was about to sell them la ualil to have orlplnateH the old etistom of Riving presents ia secret on the eve 1 of St Nicholas, subsequently trans forrtHi to Christmas dny. "Hence the association of Christinas • wish 'Santa Clans.' an American < - or- i niptlon of thO Dutch form 'San N(c»- j And fron-n.nt me. with cr|i»ty laas,' the custom Iwinjj bnntght to i ^ ktiw ili.it ia ymir tiaky <) d.ll :.'f Ills surreptitious t«>- j *•'•*''• J' CIUI 'K rat-n. I would not have you nit |owi-«l the i''«-rn.i1 pxrjtorts of * plr I I (1 loviii a ccrtnln Clirl'tmaii pie ardently, niiil It Knve mo Indignntion. | ret out of that I have written tbl» »ong ), I in the Great William Shak««paar«'i ' Style. "Hwf^t pastry, do not ecorn mp, do nf| im is h!d- lahor everything is rt-aily. t.ut tho li"!y family ia not there. Af!t>r supper on Christinas evo the jmrt-uts, Jfjmostics inul ohlWred' (lalher about the crib, the ^»>»i>el bivno is resul aloud, und tho little oiios, tjulck to Jeteet tho ahscju'o of the "Christkiml," nr« told thnt the holy f;uiii!y :uxi atlll seeking n ttheitcr aiul SltuJing none., The s.'ulraHs that «t lir.st expresses ItM-lf on their Iwuwi'nt faces nix>n tclv<»s. xv»j,- to joy HH they rei-all that l>i>Hiaps there Is r«Kiiu In their o\vu home—«t leaM they will make ro.niL At nUtlnlght the st-l- ernu church l>eils enli all to niasa, and when the fiuntly returns, lol there IBes the Infant its the manger, while, Mary aud Jtuteph laut'l !u humblo uduntiou at Its side. WRISTMAS No soot No ashes No odor Johnston Lumber Co, TKl.f'.CHONF. NO 1!S LAST BARGAIN MAIL OFFER The Bargain price lur The • OasLtto ospir^s Jau, 1, 1 U 1 7, Until then mail ;::>l;:;rnbri's> o;"'U;ie i'u' , i < ay u! B'\t i !!:>;;• a >ui }'ui '-. 'uli,S C.iil Si «MH > 'i h,' U • :^llv tu .J.inu.i! v ! . I •.•' '-.-•. n ih-- -i-.i'-, ::f :> i .. ,T;T-; .t Soldiers that marched at the word of command, Necklaces, bracelets and rings, Tiny gold watches, all studded with gems, And hundreds of exquisite things. Straight to America then, where I, Perched on a chimney high, Watched him scramble and bustle about Between the earth and sky. America by tLo car)y Dutch colonists." i Whan Christrnat Comce. \Vbli6 passing djya aro short and cold srxl I J-"' 1 drenr, . I Who. Hi Whilo nights are long, the longest of tha ""•<-' A m;tnm;o!ti plum. whic.'!. 'Od» my llttU* i iir,-- I I'll li-ii? It if I must Bwlnj? for 't." Thus i. with nwfishing stub of year. While cruel winter e-Mattcw relsnis O'er enrtli and air. o'er ReJd and wood and Snioie fliriiugti the crispy li-J. whlcjj er»t ht-M tight. And with nlu!i;p)i;int about. " 'OJu bt'di- Glad Christmas cornea with glowing lifcart 1 A t;oml !nl It" -aithdruw the smifiht for o^Ttrec^n * ~ '" ..... ~ T Tha briEtitcat. bravest day of nil the y<ar — ' Home BRAZIL LEGISLATORS a stocking he filled to the brim. And numberless Christmas trees Burst into bloom at his magical touch. Then ail of & sudden a breeze Caught us and bore away to the south And afterward blew us out west, And never till dawa peeped over th« hills Did we stop for a taomentSi rest. "Christmas is comtHg!" he whit* pered to me. "You eaa see his smile in the sky. I wish merry Christaias to all the world. My work is over, Goodby!" I j | lake a flash, .he was gone, and I was alone, ^ ' i I For all of this happened to me Oace oa a time ia a queer little tow a Oa the alie-re of the Zuvder Zee. _ I May Buy German Ve&jcls Interned in j Thsir Portt. I (t!y I'nitf-.l I-r*-.s»i liin ilt- Juiifini. l»i-r. 2>~i. A l-iil pn>- IMISUII; the piin.-list-^" «t tii<- <!>'nu:tii .>*i«H',s snttnird in lira^iliati iuulxifswaH !U-i-:-i.uti'ii in t !:>• lnv.tT liousi- .if i.m-'j xi'< sw aiul will i.>in«- up fur ilim'tijismn I within a ft-\v \\i'»-!,s -Tliis* I'll! ( ss ,N<HI| j i.. follow in K''H'-:Ml outiiii tilil.S int I II-IIH !•*! !!\ t);s> !i't:H:l, "n-s i»t' i'"th Arwt'iitiu.t uiiii *'!iii>- \\;Mi i * tl.i' >. xt'i jilii'M df Diiil p;*rt rrfi rrnii; IM , sti-iks nf l>r.I/Hi,*h i >!'!<<• lit-iit i'V '!fl ! iiiciny, IH-III^ issril So pa\ f<ir liu- :,h.i|>s \\*h:«t the vvnrlil's iu'iitr;i!s n< o<! !;* ;» i»ux of tlinht'K lor tht'ir Soict Skaters :m* IcariuiiK '" '!>'• li.ttd .sihiinl nf cxp»«r!< tu't> '.vht'te tlu- thus iii is l«» In.' found. j < )oc-.-!.sicn:illy u man nn lln v ihiwinvard | path is traveling in t)n> oppoMltt! di- (>-i-!ii'n. Neglected Colds bring Pneumonia. Look out. ^vt*- CASCARABQ.UININE The ohl family remedy-in taUrt dirm--fs»fc% »urc. eusy to takr. NI> i'piutc*-~no unpleasant aftrr cHect^. <-un-,-> colda in 24 hours-Orip in J ilayx Money l>uck if it (ails. Ot the eonuinc Ixix with Rod Top anil Mr. Hill's picture on U-'J5 ceuta. At Any Dru« Sla«» % "Who i A I...,; :••, D*yr* Tnc r«ew Ford tars arc up-to-the-minute iri aiipr*""- arise, with iargt radiator anci ^nclokv.i f«n, hooc! with fuH ^t r*a*nline ^Hecl, c^own fenders front arid rc,tr, bidck finissh .with n;ckel tnmminji — A snapp)' look- in$ c^r— ^ind Vkith ^!1 tht? siepc'ndiibU*. t'tidurittvi af'i- eccnomica! qa^litn."!. tfi\jt li."»vc ni»ido the Ford "Tfu: Univ«rs<il Car." One fact >:» wo; th inoi'it than a ton cf cju eiliii*. Ford v.iH & ai'v scliir-o fro.iri five tn. ton tu s'-atc <*f»u cokt itii to itiaintain — an..! thtie's no -. n 3 about tn'c n-li^biiit/ ot Ford Si'tvicc*. Hunt '|346 T2-.i-:n,j CAT jlioO. Coupe'ot . $505. To.vii :--j3. Stj.in ><)•):• ..... r o u. Distio.t. On »alc at :. Samuel Frank , 'P, , ••»- F • !?•J t U «. 4i i ..i U .1

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