TODAY : 600 Houses, Apartments and Flats

are advertised

See the Want Directory VOL. 58. NO. 139.

Truant Officer, Under New Missouri aw, a Real Bogey to Boys and Girls Who Play Hookey From School

A tar ee

as 700 CALLS FOR HELP? Male and female, are advertised “de J fe he Want Di ie , ) See the Want Directory ~





Great Dodd Mansion Given Rent Free for a Year as Clubhouse.






iad Si. Sabato i8 nia Woks




Cookery, Stenography, Lan- guages and Physical Culture Among Branches Taught.



im “RUANT, : , ‘ay:

A eee Dressmaking and Millinery Also in Course Designed

Along Practical Lines.

OR IR ce ee eS 0

BEGINNING éarly in the afternoon

and continuing till 11 o’clock, a stream of callers passed through

the hospitable doors of the Young Wom- en's Christian Asgoctation clubhouse,

at Garrison and Lucas avenues, New WHITE HORSE RAPIDS

Year’s Day. cients ae ? Elegant broughams drove up and gra- 7 7 12 MAI SLEDGPF MADE OF SKING -

cious women of exalted soclety station, COR ELEL MDOEPAERESA,

in handsome calling toilets, alighted. Fy tAy, J - a :

Some were-accompanied by their hus- 2s551h. NUGGET COMPOSED penn eit leaning it s _ GG TASES 0 0 6 ao WOR WOU COPPER ree sir les ORL ETD SO eee REBT ETS:

os. on", Add eae “OLA A ff PMA SG, u A APA MLA: et dee whos hell ; he AEE MERA: LEUEEELEAAS LMI AL 4 St, CLLS SS


Lik VAN i tas arash) bids iy eT


—_ —_— —- &

ing with the millionaire class, who had left their palatial West End residences to be present at this gathering.

Plentiful were the. pedestrians, young mén and women, who crossed the threshold of the house, which had the distinction of sheltering the largest number of New Year's callers in the city.

Within everyt) gy was brightness and radianee. The handsome double parlors

bands, men of large affairs and rank- OF COPPFR AND GOLD

LD) ea ie

seum. _ His expedition will start from St. Louis in June and remain in Alaska till October. : ! pers : st Anothér interesting donation to the Museum from Mr. Foster 4s a ; 10 fect long and about 12 inches wile, ft is wiade of skins of wild aniggiee and sewn with sinews. Tiere not ore nail in the whole structure, 7 bettom is of smooth wooed. ; 2289 ee. This sledge belonged to Ben Dowie = ing. one of Unele Sam's famous mail —— carriers in that region. Downing used to truvel on the Yukor and Taneapa- | rivers, from the Kliondike mto Alaska = ‘and back. The sledge was drawn by the / strongest and swiftest team of dogr ever known iv the Territory, and it Tas ‘traveled over 20.000 miles on the ety - | here is another interesting object {that will go to the St. Louis (It is an Indian parkay. This garment

duced $24,006,000 worth of gold. In 196

were decorated with California holly ° | established, is surrounded by a number | of prosperous towns. Conrad City andj we will produce at least $30,000.000.”’

and other Christmas fiowers and plants. , ; | In one of the rooms was a table, as And While Wilson Foster Is Carcross are about fifty miles away, Post-Dispatch readers know that Mr.

a pie ered eee es ow a : a. Skagway about one hundred miles} Foster Is one of the friends that ‘St.

daintily and lavishly decorated as if it CG r . . , 7 we ag

had been moved bodily from the St. a ry ing Out This Million away. The erection of the plant will be-} Louis gained through the World’s Fair. Dollar Project, He Will Con-

Louis Club to its more modest quarters gin in the summer of 1906. He had here a magnificent and inter- the heart of the city. : . , ay Rich and Fertile © posting exhibit, whieh was viewed with he heart | ~+~-tinue His Valuable Donations 4

““a Continaons Concert THe Youkon country is rich and fer | much pleasure and interest by_ visitors : ) i gi tile. The tnhabita aise gre: an- all over the wor From this table refreshments were to the St. I OuIs Public Mv- | The tn ltants raise great quan-; from all er the world.

served to every caller. And such re- bony of irae og garden —— and ber- The most instructive objects Mr. freshments! The most aromatic coffee, seum, ror eden oni oe a “pe ap ter exhibited will remain in the city, the daintiest sandwiches, from recipes 66 INTEND to do ary utmost to eco} need vais alice’ if he can ae eee si and that St. Louisans will | the found only in homes where entertaining | Oe NG ere os ~ the | of the way of an automobile. And it, pleasure ecoing the m any tine they is done on the most ornate scale, creams and most magnificent mu-|i# not at all unusual te hear persons | : io do so. Following some of seume the country,” said Wilson | 8@y that they are going over to the li-; we Foster, former St. Louis newsboy but: brary to read the latest news er the Saves now an Alaska millionaire, to the Post-| newest magazines. to present to | Dispatch. : After knowing these a continuous con- | Mr. Foster's cereer proves his ability | StTange at all to leading amateur to live up to his words. He has car-! Alaska

weer 4

el Fos-

S. —e O




ai One Care are

pest in

things Mr. Foster brought with from the Yukon on trip

the Museum


laws ard especially all school{ They were Frank: Vincent and Ed Ma- to thelr wunderf-/ son.

Sunday Post-Dispatch Reporter Spends Two Days With an Official on the Firing Line

items, | resulations are alien


Many of them come from Souther Burope and Asia, from countries where the children don’t even have the opypor- tunity of going to school, much less be-

compelled to attend. e first question these aliens ask the

and cakes with the brand of the most exclusive and expensive makers on them, not visible, but tastable those knew.

In an upper room cert was going on,

his present

A Country Truant. Belle Osborne, aged 9 years, a little country girl, lately come to town, was

busy with the family grocery shopping when Paswel interrupted her bargain-


tO World's Greatest Nugget.

One large nugget, the largest in world, as far known. This

not a Yukon- under way. The

things, it is hear that Hxposition is

the a is .&

hes as fs

and Witnesses Many Inter- ruptions of Games During School Hours.

OHN B. QUINN, chiet~ attendance officer, who is the bogie man to all the truant children of 8&t. Louis and ‘who is in charge of the en- forcement of the compulsory education law in the city. has compiled records ‘Tor the first 15 weeks that the law has Deen in force. With his staff of assistants he has worked so quietly that few St. Louis- ans outside of the families visited have an idea of the scope and benefits of the work.

More than 7500 cases of children who should attend, but had not attended school regularly, were investigated. ‘Truants were made to attend school, ehildren who attended irregulariy were made to realize their duty, many little boys and girls were taken from fac- tories and given the opportunity of an education, and hundreds of children of foreigh e@ktraction, who had only lived in St. Louis a few weeks or months and knew nothing of the chance they have for a free education, were ylaced in the schoolroom.

In the public schools for the frst Quarter there was an average attefd- -@nce of 68,102, an increase of 2932 over sart vear.

On account of the World's Fair, Mr. Quinn believes that there were muvore #ohoo! children in St. Louie last autumn than this past fall. The increased at- fendance is attributed by him to the thorough work of the attendance off- cers.

Kieney the Law’s Sponsor.

_ The law they work under was intro- @uced and fostered by State Senator Thomas E. Kinney, at the late General Astembly and approved April 11. It Tecuires the attendance at echool of all children under 4 years old, unless ex- oused by the attendance officer, and the Attendance of al] children over 14 years of age and under 16, unless the child is Msefully employed. - Quinn has four deputies. They are Dwyer, August Casali, Maxim ol and Albert W. Scott. colo: ed. ' deputies investigate on an aver- exe of to wases adav. Casali @nd Paswel speak a number of lan-

2, foreler and work principally among the Rss element. Mm order tc fully understand and tel!

- @f the work of the attendance officer, a ses for the Sunday Post-Dispatch 4 @ranied permission to accompany | Paswel on his round of inves- on. Paswel was selecied because hile knowtedge of many foreign lan- me stl He wus a practicing attorney a ja and a graduate of the Uni- y y of St. Petersburg. when the Government took ofticial notice of vennection with the revoludonists. After several years spent countries, he came to

Am Interesting Lite.


attendance officer is: ‘““‘What does schoo!

cost? We cant pay money. We are

too poor,’’ they say.

It takes a long while, at times, to ty that the schools are free to all children and that the children must at- tend if they are within the prescribed age. When this is made clear, as a rule, all objections vanish.

The joy these parents show when they learn that theit children may have the udvantages of an education is one of the rewards of the attendance officer's work.

The Greeks and Italians are two na- tionalities, Mr. Paswell says, who are espevially eager to educate their chil- They are quick learners, these little Southerners. Jefferson, Shields and Laciede schools are filled with them.

A Polyglot Officer.

To work successfully with this polyg'ot population, the attendance officer musi be a of many tongues. Paswe! could qualify for the superintendency o: another tower of Babel. He spéaks eight languages fluenily and can under- stand and make himself understood in ;< number of dialects. This is of special importance working among the Greeks and Italians for among them the dig- leots are #o different that they amount almost to a separate language.

“We will go down In South St. Louis first,’ Paswel said, “I have a report of three neglected boys there who do not attend schvoi.”’

The boys—Andrew. Theodore andj Wil- lie Bentz—were not at their home, i7(s South Seventh street. “They run the streets, look for them there,” a neigt- bor said.

Paswel went to the alley. A crowd of boys saw and recognized him.

“Truant officer,"’ they yelledand secat- tered, like a covey of quails when the hawk swoops at them. Paswel pursued.

The chase led to a coal yard and there the Bentz boys were cornered. The big gate thrdugh which they had hoped to escape had been closed without thetr knowledge.

The First Capture. The attendance officer marshalled

them in line and, holding the two larger boys, took them to their home. The

father was away. Paswel declared his ukase.

“You must go to school tomorrow or to the House of Refuge. |

The boys promised to attend Pestaloz- zi School.

The next boy that was stopped showed a. clean bill. e attended 85. Peter and Paul School, but Was excused that aft- ernoon to go with his mother and buy a new school suit.

The nex! boy victim ran his own head in a noose, Running across Soulard street near the river, he stopped the officer, AES

“Hey, gimme a match,”” commanded the 10-year-old, showing a_ cigarette stump to justify his request. Pawsel caught him, demanding the cigarette, for the attendance officers are a!so mentors to the boys they mect.

But the boy held back. Not until Paswel lectured him until tears came did the urchin relinquish his “smoke.”’

“Truant officer, truant officer,” two boys called from their perch In a lumber yard on South Third street.

Their courage was suspicious, aid not atternpt to run, nered them.

“Why don't you go to school?”

"Cause We've BOL an excuse.”’

“What is it?’

“Come over home an’ “* swel ta t}

aswel went across the street to their home at 1717 South Third street. There on the doors ns the Health rt- ven 2 htheria Herd.”

es.” said 1, laughing with who had made upere- oF hivn.

for they Paswell cor-

see,’ said the


ing. “Why, we didn't have to go to country school ‘less we wanted to last year,” said the child.

The child listened. wonderingly while she was being told that she would have to go to school fur five more years if she lived in St. Louis. An older sister. who joined her, was instructed to send Belle to Pestalozzi School. She gave her promise. Tlfe Osbornes live at 1806 South Second street.

The next little girl we met, Cora Schettle, aged 10 vears, of 1717 De Kalb

street, was helping a sick mother and/ was excused from school attendance for!

the while.

Lillie. Teffe, of 116 Soulard street, an- other little ‘‘hausfrau,’’ busy with buy- ing the supper meat, was tioned. She was 14 her mamma needed saic,

“We'll see manima,’’ said Paswel. Mrs Teffe was so ce"tain that Lill e was over 14 years old that she produced her birth certificate—and met her Waterloo. Pas- wel figured a bit and Id! his fizur s showed that Lillie was 13 months old. Four moe months she must go to Humboldt School before she earns her exemption. :

her at home, ghe

Joe Likes to Pinay.

Joe Sharp. 12 years old, of Second had Seen the despair of his mother and Principal! Stevenson of Humboldt School. Joe is as keen as his name implies, But he loves play better than books, Paswel termed him a “hab. ttual truant.’’ He found him playing tn the yard at home when he should have _— ~ the schovlroom. 1th his muiners consen: , thoroughly scared Joe. He ‘re ae the choice between arrest and a Ho of Refuge sentence or school. It eae a talk calculated to make Joe a better boy and apparently served, for Joe a clared he would never play tryant again, x - School belis were

~lUS South Sireet

calling the chi in when Paswel took the aera among the truants of the Carr Street Police District the next day. ev A game of eraps with many at stake enthralled a score o the vacant lot at Eighth street and Lucas avenue. Paswel was ‘amon them before the warning was cried “4 {Instantly the crowd scattered catch ing up their marbles as they ran. Phen bovs only were too slow and were nr: & tured. ‘“Lruantsr

Marbles of boys in

all.’ said Paswel. Fach the captives had been christenaq "ye seph. They were Joe Catanzaro, aged 12; Joe Spiguzza, 12, and Joe Ehren an all living near Eighth and Morgan. Their @xcuses for truancy wer. Many. but they ea Se. y, “March, sa ihe attendance Jeered at by their comrades, > a ag them from a safe distance, the boys were taken ee! ig oem School. sf “My, what dirty boys,”’ th ieee sald. “Go take a bath jn "as hone ment.” A half hour later. with “oe “schoolboy'’s shining morning fane *t they were placed in their classroom. | “They'll probably play hookey afternoon,’ Paswel commented ° im the Italian Settiemen:.

Next we ~ settle bright-eyed to ng Italian be , as thick as the bunches it tea bananas in the tenement roams ne ng Paswel found Antonio Bont » Ri —T sailed from Naples less than ty, one before. He had lived nine ine vip re out ever hearing of a scheol .

“We'll begin today,” Paswell witha Antonio was led away, after many ex- planations to the crowd of y ex- who feared that the boy yw with harm. Antonio cried. that he was In the clutches ie ge 9 of ore tales.

oon was facing Pring; Shields School, whose abil” io” wt nate 8 gg FADCUAOE Wax Veclngs {;,




ment where

BIE Ses aR A Anabaena tse

- Se aes RE AS, mee!

| shaking, 'ATen and women of the classes mingled

next quées- | vears old, besides '

years and $j

i home,” he

cingers and musicians of St. Louis hav- ing volunteered for the eritertainment of the New Year's guests.

And all was brightness and glow and genial conversation, a constant. hand- pantering and pleasantness.

wiih the young of the masses in that all-enveloping spirit of brotherly love, which cast its luminance over every- thing in that house.

Among the most delighted vis'tors, who kept up a constant fire of happy talk, were the Messrs. George W. and A. D. Brown. They could be. found in every rvom, the center of laughing ban-

tering groups. Dr. Willian’ Porter

-geemed most happy in the discovery of i various useful and ornamental articles that had disappeared from bis house to ,

serve a good purpose in the new clup- ;

i house.

“When miks a from

our ‘jnarked Lueccock.”’ all

dort ri

who was very where ‘ternoon.

am sure to tina it

et ee

Nm ome ee ee

Opel eg GeO yt at

Fifteen Weeks’ Work By Special Officers,

Number cases investigated.7.500 Good excuse for non-

attendance + eeeee... 2,000 Cases of truancy .......... 700 Incorrigible ...... 50 Irregular attendance .,....1.500 Nonattendauce ...... .....2,500 Children not found ....... THe Neglected childrem or tru-

ants sent to Juvenile

Court ....--

Under the hend of good excuse are the cases of children over 14 years who are working and are permitted to continue be- cause their ltabor ita necessary for support of their family; children excused om account of illness and other rensonable ex- cuse.

Among the case of nonat- tendance are about 2340 = chil- dren who were employed in stores, factories, etc. Most of these were compelled to go to school.

——e SG estioning the boy. FF . pride of Foster's sliey perm nge peor:

rapid progress he has made

came to interpret. ve ‘school, Antonio's tears Vanished in smi

he listened to his countryman. Se wet

sent to the primary and that very hour

became a citizen of the great Republic

of American Schoolville. deci, His cage is typical o

attendance officers hay

the new law

fifteen weeks

- Og Oy atm sill il, ee ue

ere. © 8 @ @ &

Within Ameri-~ taken this her citizen.

ve ag naga their paren’s. In many oa | the little child ic Stacker: ?

OSS. 2 aR ead aR SGN RE TS

| power

ried Out successfully many great enter- prises in his life.

undertaken in the icy regions of Alaska. He has just secured a concession years from the Canadian The lease is given in the ward VII.

for 20

ry * ~ name


It covers a territory of five miles on} wi 3 '“the Klondike Quartz King,’ and who

the Lewes River, including Horse Rapids. An plant will be set un by: Mr

the Wh ite enormous

water wheels


with turbine in Horse. Rapids of electricity. The dynamos, motors including bui'dings gold dredging machines smelters, will cost about $1,006,000 Mr. Foster figures that the plant

“4h (WWI, rr Ay 4 ; NOPSep owe

and Wilt et pl Ti’

. . and cables to




, be run eight months cach year by water | | will Lee made at Seattic in

the other tour months by

and fuel.

White Horse

(exposition will be in Seattle, Wash. ' jig the intention of this exposition to éx-

He Xf PF lo

ome Of the largest business plans ever!

Government. |

' %., eink o Ed- ; the ricnest

power | Foster on | these permises. The plant will generate. White |

7? 3

electrical |


Yukon and Alaska ori the grandest and mott complete scale possible.

and Most prominent


including Mr. Foster, who is known as will represent the Yukon Territory. Mr Foster will have an extensive and cost- lv exb'tit from Klordi‘e and al! . districts of the Yukon Terrt‘ory

In speaking to the Post-Dispatch, Fests!


said: rich discover) week in thousands sturdy are prospecung all over. th: covering thousands of tory, and many astonishing 1907. ‘Our community adds greatiy

ct A America. Las’

and Cs are veiling ] 5 oo stayed

made Alaska, hy


who eountry


miles of terri-


we o---


hom: with piew rahi and Mrs. D. R. Wii- Mrs. George Warren Brown, Mrys. Cc. B. Curtis, Mre. William Porter, Miss Lillian Truesdell, Miss Hester Meoe- Gaughey, Miss Florence Dodd, Mrs, Sel- den Spencer, Mrs. George W. Sale, Mrs. 3. Ven Ornum, Miss Souther and hosts of women who grace the smartest of so- clety rosters in St. Louis. The voung women members of the club and a good- ly outpouring from ite T:.: Be tS. ee ae Franklin and Grand were among the guests and 4 Healthy Infant.

was kept infantile, Association, into

what makes mie feel a Welcorm 12 4 ery

smiles wer


Words liains,

by the Young an in-



Thus “open very young, Women's Christian stitution which sprang June. ts founding Rev. NatManie! Luccock {Tnion Methodist Mpiscopal Church, rison and Lucas avenues, and some of his church. Al- small giant,



was inspired hv

pastor of the



the gracious women of ready the infant ciub is # doing excellent work for many. ject is to give with all comforts and advantage of such young women pread-winners in all various callings and pursuits of MIvel!- hood.

When Dr. guished helpers g0'

ine statistics the) , least 6,000 bread-winning women were

nightly stowed away in boa rding houses, large and small, with nothing to offer but the hare necessities of life. rhe new club was tv give and comfortabie eyrroundings. cheerful and

refining, such as put 4 young, self-re-

) y . the best of terms ectiug woman on +

ay world.

with herself and all the | idea. grew, inspired and fostered by the love of humankind, W ' of ail téeligion, and the result aul now a splendidly equipped Young Woamen s Qhristian Association aubhouse.

ao uel Dedd whore charity deeds are

ob- the to


hy 4

and his distin- together to exam- discovered that at



the same pursult.

last | ; other ij and


| Class

; stenography

( yanced


hich ie the center | : | of necessity sought by workiy “Ox, n

Buve his ely « miuUe Ferny

cid riot rive


free for 4 them the in his chandeliers, things pertaining of a home.

Here are elegant double parlors, where can g0 accompanied by thelr sweethearts to be courted in the general warmth the home fireside and the brillance of the electric light, : people around. bent upon

bhure house either. but carpets, his fine electric light ‘curtains and many other

to the instaliments

young women


with happy

A Wetll-Stecked Library.

A librarv is stocked witn good books, all maguzines, writing desks and naraphernalia, to encourage study evening. there for the study of and typewrit'ng; dressmak- elementary and ad- taught; a cooking every advantageous woman to turn to,



sdvancement on a lonely

Teomiis Are

ing rooms, where sewing school; in fact.

thing for a young

In the spactous Dodd stable, better ; than many a house, there ls to be found arranged gymnasium, where gymnastics afe taught By one of the best masters in the art. The gymnasium has fine snower baths, lock- ers. hot and cold water baths, a bas- ket bail room, a fencing room with as good equipment as is found in the Mis- sourl Athletic Clab, only In mare conr pact form.

All these advantages are within the reach of the bread-winning young “Wom- en of the citv at the merest nomina! cost. The location is central and Js 8 part of the city adjacent to they ' “ge buarding-house district, which % ye

a splendidly

without hemes. 4, |

| gold-coppe! pounds.

; m1uwes

The | Board of Managers will be composed of ! miners | 'and business men of Seattle and Alaska

on the


Mr. }

the |

i tion

| bring

ino encroachmen will be allowed by unfit residents. The) have not only his timely aid has been given time and again to Keep contaminating

centrality. All there is needed, as Mr. Iaceock says, is “the touch of the gold- en ready splendid makeshift into a ple source of pride to Bt, Louls and a mon- umént to the originators.

churches . will present quarters, gutting added respon- sibility pal Church to wield Its good and whole- sonTe EV eu. Bout ls keep intact one of the Dest central resi- dence quarters. of the city, «a quarter which must naturally be inhabited by the breadwinners of a community, since the

been residences further west.

ciation over 00, and this is dally increasing. Its potent iniluence ie fai throughout the city. In the factories to be bulit plenty of space will be set aside for the com- fort the jinofiluence of such women as Mre.. George Warren HPown and her’ able, lieutenants in the good work. In these rooms the girl workers will meet Witt the officers of the association, to be in- vited to becume metobers of it and pare take of its physical and mental bene-ip.

Rev. Mr. Luccock and hi of workers have the aesu

950 | mon- '


formation, weighing Foster brought the over a distance was taken ledges eve;

Mr. nugget rhe the

ster of 500

apecimen from | discoy- | ered in the history of mining. The nug- get comes from a mountain feet above the river level. It is not known whether the ledge is on Alaska soil or | Yukon Territory, Canada. The! line at that particular spot | is not marked.

one TICHEsS i

~*= inv

boundary vicinity


and Vr


intends to secure surveying this io settie the question to which coun the rich ledge belongs 4 intends undertake expedl- number of strong St. Louis echera, with a view of Ins- claims on the ledge. millionaire promises region son

foster rovern-~ |

aid in loca'ity so ws

try Lic

fo an with a


miners ; cating The

mere Klondike

¥ Li¢

iG | from same

of mamrooths eae: ' loTmate them to tin Mu i


the Police heard thant

t upon eit & district

had that assurance. but

that locality free from influenres. ideal because of

The location is its

this al- “tem- be a

scepter, which will turn

of humanity,” that will

Unton Church's Responsibility. The » Second Baptist and Pilgrim s60n “move from ther upon Thion’ Methouist Episco- influence eastward from Garrison as well as’ tine north and

of ft. This geed (influence will

former abandoned

aristocratic homes have | by their owners for

The Young Women's Christian Asso- has already a membership of

of the women workers, through

‘expensive anc

| The | dogs :

'revfions of Ales*a.


; LET 5 i teresting parts of the eollection.

;pltarmigan gf ' topazves

| BA pphire - and <tmall

ASTyY Sua eh it

man «af Souther, Porter, vice ‘President and chairman of domestic department; Mre. F. H. Sepi- ple, chairman of educational clubs; J. J. Fisher, Mrs. J. Van Ornum, recording sect@tary ¥; a Mrs, G. W. Sale, treasurer; Miss Hester” McGaughey, wa.

Miss science and art: Miss Alice A. CBO

music, Mra. A, 8 Hughey, musidat- rector; Prof. Borges, teacher of St ish; Mise Price. Bn&éHeh grammar, . its Cura Small, stenography and typew

Various 'stantiv sddih to axe the institution develop.

found a Jagge hand-painted pleturecs a baby. the club, and, face, ure retorded ita wants, dav the baby bath towels, books, ariguzine electri¢ pos and Wis of articles.” uh ®, for the @olored tah admirer, aud aome pate were noticed in friend

is worn only by well-to-do Indivs Re is all made of the breasts of wild geese

with feathers unnlucke4d and is see rare. The one Dr :

to St. Louis by Mr. Poster is the specimen in this country. er as ‘Then their is a coat of dog skin, If is light but very warm The skin i well prepared and is soft and velvety. . skin for theae. coats ix taken from. vho have seen thelr best dayaé, and are ready to die.

There are several of muck-a-locks iio}

the Foster collection. This fs a kind of wootwear that is warn in the etd It is made of skins amd warm, The snow shoes fh Mr. “tion are fips spreimens. ‘J in trotting over the deep snow, are’ wern nh etch a way that. y can be thrown off the foot at any time while trotting P Jhese are pust a few of the many ihe A " >= thousands of ety from the gigtards of the ouse and other Kiondike nuinerous garnet, diamotids, opals ang =

ef gol poe hae

4 tof aiiver, compe *rantrribeted ae

is soft

Fos’er’s col-

other gif's are




There Ataakn Mans

; ‘Re ti

~ . ?

birds. “are pieces .

8 ee mm

‘ito s Ferg “president” a

and chairamy of social department; Mra

B. Curtiv. viewpresident and chair. educational department: Mise. vice-president; Mrs. Willtag

corresponding secretary.

gencral Truesdell, Ella

aecretary; | assistant | Coffin. teacher of @



director; Miss Bessie Hert' Mra Ray Douglas, We


physical clocution:


trig. To this | th of teachers fort PRS cepa {nients new cher are. O . a

In the spagious hall there fe 4

The baby ‘i the synonyig Theat ite chub Last Mi



wanted rj k ae i , Ae


se Wil be u


Before the infant will have.

its feat biritidas the Y. WG A

oF dan = wes Cathe ae So 2! eh Deccan a Sonam 4 ae 4 a we Oe re ; Orme pe Ftaes:- Sa 5 as NS tg cae Se: tlie OS sre


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The of John A. McCall and the an- nouncement that Frederick A. Burnham will resign the presidency of the Mutual Reserve as soon as he can arrange restitution, mark the wind up of the in- surance investigation. Whether criminal prosecu- tions will follow remains to be seen. But that is not very important. The whole world knows the truth. We all know that for 20 years we have been blinded, gulled and bamboozled. The men we have been accustomed to respect as very kings of practical thought, constructive geniuses of a high order and pillars of society of unquestionable strength, turn out to be poor creatures with absolutely not one qualification for positions requiring real intellect and moral force and consistency. The Blair reputa- tion in St. Louis was not more hollow than the repu- tations of these unhappy men, who posed as great powers in the financial world. It is much to know the truth.


A committee appointed by the New York Cham- ber of Commerce reports to that body that publicity is the only weapon to combat “the spirit of sordid commercialism, which has clouded the judgment of those who have been the custodians of large and im- portant trusts, causing t#em to depart from the well trodden paths of rectitude and high honor, which heretofore has characterized our merchants and bankers, revealed by the recent imsurance in- vestigation.” As if to emphasize this the commit- tee concludes that no restrictive legislation can in- sure honest administration. This declaration is es- pecially noteworthy because it comes from the first, commercial body in the country, an organization of conservative men who are not in the habit of telling what they are doing. Legislation insures nothing; publicity insures everything; that is practically what this committee thinks of administrative ques- tions of finance. A man who is trusted will fall under temptation, no matter what the law says. But if his every act is watched he cannot make away with the trust funds.