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' In the election kU in Dirtriet No.
1, Williamson township, Monday, on
the question of Wvyin* a special tax
toe better eehoole to that section, the
aide farorinc the ayariel tax won. The
eotaa needed to cany the election
were eaat, bet with enty two to apere.
wort or m ooRDcnox or
m nry mam fa* * i**t
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taRilUtol I. raw
To thM* who can read "the hand
writing an the wall,” it look* aa if
the long-neglected mother* at thin
country arc going to receive a little
•norm attention. We have long erect
ad public monument* to on groat man
hot have seldom dropped area a Sow
ar oa the resting place of the nobU
mothers who raised the gifted am
and ta whom most of tho credit for
the greatness belongs. In many states
dependent mothers with children are
given a pension, and tho taaagura
tion of "Mother’s Day" has eat all to
thinking more of tho debt we owe the
noble mother* of oar lend.
On May 11, U12, Mother's Day was
celebrated all over this broad land and
wot hereafter bo celebrated srith aa
much regularity aa Christmas. To
Mtaa Anna Jarvla, of Philadelphia,
Pa-, we are indebted for this day
which is sat apart for the parpooa of
at laaat thinking of oar mother*.
A reporter recandy called on Was
■*arvto to gat a history of hhr Ufa and
what aba said will certainly interest
the readers of this department. «
“Plea**," the prged, smiling aa
apology, "I had m much rstfaorjUlk
about mother’s day than about (my
aalf." Oho flash of ianat* shyness
roe* to the linos of her pale hair and
bar mating eyes turned involuntarily
to a portrait above the haartk ?
“That is my mother,” said Miss Jar
"She wa* another to eleven children.
1 was her baby. It is seven years
•face we lost bar. This was her sit
ting room; the** are her things."
The Mg hero*-like room flooded
with sunlight, was crowded with wo
manly possessions, deep chair* by the
open ire, luxuriant plants in tho gen
otoae window garden, a hugs Canton
Jar of poapoari, lew tables sad baaa
keta for unending needlsweth and
boohs, boohs, s vast where.
“People think that the loee of a
mother fade beeriest on ehfldren,"
aaM Mr*, /arris gently, “hot, ready,
ft is only the gfown daughter* end
sene who understood.
*”114* Mother's Day Mmead
eeakheg the second Boodey la May
aacxad to mothers—has nothing U
hiad it bat my belief of man sod wh
ally it will erseta ir'entmtiwJheiith
erhoad that will stand for the aeetel l
H«d asked m« to decorate her moth
grave with white carnation* on
her wedding day.
“Mother* whoa* grown children
have become careless, mother* whoaa
heart* broke slowly, waiting for the
ward that did not come, have written
me meemges of Uttering for Mother'*
“Ibid this, if you can. It CUM
from a wmaan in Wyoming, whoaa
only non, n lad at college, wrote home
every week. On the night of last
Mather’s hoday-thm have been
seven so far, you know—he wrote his
mother a love letter. Next day he
went boating and never returned. The
letter followed the telegram to that
stricken house—a word of comfort
and affection from beyood the grave.
“Tha official recognition of Moth
er’s Day fans been wide and aatisfme
tonr. Forty state governors have ba
con# honorary vice presidents of tho
association, half of them having ie
■ued Mother’s Day proclamation*.
CoL Roosevelt, ax-Preaident Taft and
President Wilson have written that
they consider It an honor to serve on
the advisory board. And wherever
men have been concerned the co-op
•ration has bean chivalrena.
• “Comrades,' wrote the 0. A. R.
commander-in-chief to Ms soldiers,
the boys of •« owe their inspiration
as defenders of their country to their
as others. On 'Her Sunday’ we will
inarch to ehon-h with the white badge
of memory In oar lapels, carrying the
“Our Association should have the
largest membership in the wortd, for
everyone is e sos or daughter of the
beet mother who ever lived, the mo
ther of YOUR heart.'—Selected.
Great is the acnthnontal as well as
the decorative value attached to the
treasure boxes, which up-to-date girls
end women bow pride themselves on
Coffers, caskets and chests are the
old-time names by which our modern
“mystery hexes" have been called,
There is a distinction, of course, be
tWMM these three styles of boxes.
Originally the cheat was send# with a
lid that opened npward.
Coffers wax* mack tka aaaae la
shape, bat osiitioimty reinforced, a*
they ware deelgaad for the keeping of
trinkets and treasons. Hatches ana
hi stfll another class. They are small
eh set-like boxes, bat ban stationery
tape, aad doors that soring dawn, er
divide end spaa by twinging awkward,
in front, sometimes dtscWng a aeries .
at small inside dzaarers. OaaksU
have Hdt like cheats
Old-fsshlvned medals an baiag
sought for with avidity. Osam will
aver with gnat pride, “This box Ik
an exact replica of an old Spanish
chest that la now in Memorial Hall;
Veritable weeks of art an some of
the antique models- Treasons of the
Armada an carefully sudled. Many
of the old cheats wen made of loath*
er, tooled with extraordinary can.
Tka majority of them wen on “bans,**
turned ball that raised them from tbs
ground, and so preserved the contents
"Let me Idee those tan away t" he
She fall In hla arms, and ha wee
buy for the next few momenta. And
yet the tears flowed on.
“Can nothing stop them?” he asked,
“No," she murmured; “it is hay
fever, yon know. But go on with the
Father, teaching hla six-year-eld
son arithmetic by giving a problem to
his wife, begs his son to listen:
Father—“Mother, if yon had a dol
lar end I gave yon flve more, what
would yon have?"
Mother (replying absently)—“Hys
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