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About The Polk County post. (Independence, Or.) 1918-19?? | View Entire Issue (April 2, 1920)
GIRLS OF ALL NATIONS IN PEACE FETE IN JERUSALEM
suppose I am big and strong and ought
not to take advatii ige o f sufk a lit
RO W N MOUSE came out o f his tle frail creatine as she Is,” he
“ I " ’oi. t break down her
hole in the wall, which landed him thought.
right on a shelf in the pantry. The home.”
“ Don’t worry. Madam Spider,” said
hole was hidden by pans, and Brown
Mouse never thought o f such a thing Mr. Mouse. “ S:uy right where you
are. I can easily make another home
as that the pans might be moved.
One day he was bold enough to run by night time, and I do not think
out In the daytime and stayed, and, Puss w ill get lae up here, so make
getting a bad fright from seeing Puss yourself easy; your home shall not
come into the pantry, he ran out o f be destroyed.”
Madam Spider said she could never
the door Into the kitchen and out into
thank him enough and off he ran to
Here he managed to escape by run make a new door to his home In the
ning under the steps, where Puss wall.
Some time a fter this nil happened
could not follow him.
A ll day he stayed there and all Mr. Mouse grew bold again and ran
night, too, and it was not until the out o f the pantry one day and Puss
next day that he could get back to his saw him.
Around the kitchen she chased him,
But what was his surprise, when he and by aud by she had him cornered.
"Peace" surrounded by the allied' and friendly nations in the great peace fete in Jerusalem recently held under went to the hole in the wall to find H e could not get back to the pantry,
the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. Girls of all nations residing there participated in the tableaux.
and Puss was very sure o f getting
him, so she sat quite -«till and
watched poor trembling Mr. Mouse,
who was sure his end was near.
fP 000* To
But he had a friend close by,
**O T **re *4 *o i
though he did not know It, fo r right
/ w a r* .
over Puss’ head was the new home o f
Millions, literally, know Blanche
Madam Spider, and when she looked
down and saw what was going on she Sweet, understand her cute little ways
knew it was time to pay her debt o f and believe In her friendship.
none o f the millions ever has heard
gratitude to Mr. Mouse.
her speak a word. She is in a class
Madam Spider let herself down by
with the highest saluried stars o f the
a slender thread right over Puss.
“ movie” screen.
Then she swung herself right Into one
o f Puss’ eyes.
Puss bent her head and brushed
the pan had been removed and that her eyes with one paw. It took only
Madam Spider had woven a web right a wink o f time, but It was enough.
over the opening and was sitting Mr. Mouse was saved, fo r when Puss
opened her eyes again he was gone.
there, waiting for a stray fly.
Madam Spider, too, was safe up In
“ You have closed up the door to my
By E D N A KENT FORBES
house,” protested Brown Mouse. “ I her home agnln, feeilng very content
am afraid I shall have to tear away ed, fo r had she not snved the life o f
your web, fo r I really must get in. Mr. Mouse, who once had spared her
B E A U T Y CULTURE.
You know, It isn’t safe fo r me to be home?
That night, when Mr. Mouse was
OST women think that beauty cul
“ Oh, dear, what shall I do 1” wailed thinking over all that had happened,
ture consists in an amazing va
Madam Spider. “ It took me so long he suddenly remembered the Spider riety o f bottles and jars and boxes,
to find this place, and I worked so that saved him.
with snives and liquids to be applied
hard to weave this beautiful pattern,
“ Why, I do believe It must have externally. A few others scorn all cos
and now you are going to destroy It. been Madam Spider, whose home I metics and pin their entire faith to
Nice, the beautiful resort «on France’s Mediterranean coast, lias resumed Its status us a gny social center and
“ O f course I cannot .protect myself spared a long time ago,” he said, plain soap and water. Whereas, the
Is thronged with pleusure seekers.
against such a big, strong animal as “ W ell, w e ll! You can never tell when real beauty culture steers a middle
you, Mr. Mouse, so I must submit. you w ill need a friend, and even the course between these two extremes,
Oh. dear; oh, dear; how miserable I weakest ones sometimes are able to and starting by making the body clean
HE DISAGREES W ITH LODGE am.”
do the biggest deeds o f kindness.”
and pure within, uses a few external
Mr. Mouse grew thoughtful.
applications to help out the good work.
For example— cold cream alone will
not make a good complexion.
neither, these days, w ill soap and wa
ter. An excellent digestion and a
healthy body, come first, but even so,
dirt w ill seep into the pores and soap
alone will not clean it out. A ir that
PUSS, M O U SE , A S P ID E R .
PLEASURE SEEKERS ONCE MORE THRONG NICE
DECORATIONS ON THE MAINE MEMORIAL
H e was a mut and he married a mut—
A muttress, perhaps, we should say.
Each drifted on in an aeon-old rut
For many a wearisome day.
people tink war ees no stop-
pa yet. Other night I go see flghta
for prize and heesa enda up weeth
beega scrap over somatlng, I dunno.
One place gotta whole lot rope on and
I askn man wat deesa for. H e say
ring for maka fight een. But hees too
moocha square and no moocha go
round for ring.
Preety soon two feller come out
weeth no moocha clothes on only a
leetle b it I gotta Idee they tink hees
Saturday night and try for taka bath
View o f the anchor memorial o f the battleship Maine In Washington, on
een water bucket.
the twenty-second anniversary of the blowing up o f that ship in llnvunu har
One man wliosa all dress tip Ilka
bor. The decorations were given by President Wilson, the Spanish war vet-
ernns and the Cuban minister.
Sunday maka speech fo r explalna fista
bout. But he no saw wot gonna fight
bout. Dese two feller whosa leava their
clothes home maka frlens weeth shnka
hands. Nexta meenute somebody ringa
deenor bell and beegn fight brenka
loose weeth dees two feller whosa
Dr. Hldeo Kiniura, noted Japanese ready fo r go to bed. When da bell
scientist, disagrees with Sir Oliver ring seema Ilka both tink other one
Lodge, claiming that the “ w ill within” gotta hees lunch. Somatime love and
creates the "spirit” manifestations, hug and no fight. Other time all fight
all o f which are due to the subcon and no hug. Somebody holler "break 1"
sciousness o f the nilud.
“ Death Is and both pusha some more een da
merely a form of subconsciousness, face.
Man weeth deenerbell ringa for
j such as sleep,” says Doctor "Klmnrs,
who adds that “ Immortality of the supper and stoppa da fight.
'Old may be willed from within.” He fighter getta scared and no seet to
Pretty soon bell ringa fo r
; offers, by means of subconsciousness, gether.
to win the prize of $3,000 offered by breakfast and fight breaka loose all
over Lome more.
Doctor Ulnn by producing a spirit.
I gotta gooda time but I dunno wot
fo r everybody flghta so mooch. I tink
No Deficiency Irreparable.
hees better fight e ef somebody stoppa
Deficiencies are misfortunes, but dat guy from play weeth dinner bell.
they are not Irreparable. Demosthenes Jusa getta start and ringa da bell and
was a poor stammerer who wanted to putta fight on da hum.
tell the world the great thoughts strug
I no understnndn wot fo r nobody
gling within him. Instead o f worry
smasha dees feller whosa all dress up.
ing nhont his weakness In speech he
H e starta all da trouble and no getta
began practices that would remedy the
push een da face once.
evil. The world now calls him the
W ot yon tink?
silver tongue o f Greece. At a locnl
debating club one night a certain
Farms In Egypt.
young tnnn was down for n speech.
Seventy-five per cent o f the land un
He rose to his feet and became pet ri
fled at the sound of his own voice der cultivation In Egypt Is held by
saying. "Mr. Chairman.” The crowd persons owning less than two acres.
Members o f the Canadian Royal artillery on snowshoes In front of the laughed and then began to taunt him.
Citadel o f Quebec.
Mum." That was the limit. He Just
What the Sphinx Says
forgot where he was and gnve the
Roasted spiders are considered a fellow “ a piece o f his mind.” The re
By Newton Newkirk.
delicacy In New Caledonia.
sult was that he became one o f the
beat speakers the country has *Acr
Wolfakln makes the best parchment
life Is miserable
fo r banjos.
! Import duties on butter yield th*e produced.
to a misfit— o ft
British government an estimated an-
en If the preach-
Women now possess full suffrage ansi profit o f more thsn $13.000.000.
Making Them Envious.
"Been eating clovea, eh?"
rights In 21 countries.
Jobs with the
A man employed by s tendon Ann
man. both might
Underdone beef Is said to be the o f pencil makers has worked on the that to make some o f the fellows think
r d had a drink."
fa vorite dish o f the king o f Spain.
1 same machine for sixty-three years.
CANADIAN ARTILLERY ON SNOWSHOES
He started to grow—as it happens some
When it least is expected—ana soon
Their mating was one of those marital
That the devil considers a boon.
She stayed as she was—I ’m not blaming
And her life and his were a hell.
N ow tell me—would duty cry "Lin ger,”
or "G o” ?
Where, where Is the wisdom to tell?
(The question is old as the earth has
And the answer Is yet to be found:
Is It right to break loose, human gander
When Dan Cupid's no longer around?)
H O W T H E Y VO TED
"H o w did you two vote in tho
Smith, to ho voted for Jones. I
knew Jones so 1 voted for
“ Give me a dollar's worth o f
" A dollar’s worth o f belladon
na 1 W hat In the world do yon
want with that much o f such a
" I ’m sick and tired o f teach
ing kindergarten, nnd somebody
told me belladonna would enlarge
C R O S B Y ’S K ID S
8(/T IT P0VRS
Cosmetic« Are All Right if Used in
is too cold roughens the skin, and
cream o f some sort must be used to
soften It. Too hot sun burns the skin,
and cream must be used to soothe it.
A few hours’ ride through a sw ift wind
in an auto, means that the skin w ill
dry nnd that dirt particles will be
forced in by the rush o f air. H ere
again cream Is useful.
Exercise or exposure usually causes
the pores to become unusually active
resulting In a thin film o f oil over the
skin, and a resulting shininess. Mod
ern standards declare that this Is not
beautlfnl. so the powder box comes
Into Its own. Powder is as necessary
as soap, almost. Indeed, It Is a ques
tion whether pure powder on the skin
Is not better than Impure dirt par
ticles. However, powder and all other
applications should be thoroughly
washed off bdfore one retires, leaving
the skin free and clean fo r the third
o f the day spent in rest.
(C op yrigh t)
A P A R TIS A N .
"Now,” said the honey-tongued real
estate philanthropist, "here you would
find an absolutely delightful villa
"N o doubt," said the young lady
who should have been across the way;
"but my sympathies have always been
the ether way, and If you don’t mind
I’d rather build a neat little carranaa