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THE CAPITAL JOURNAL
WHA T SHALL IT PROFIT
A Story With a Moral Get It!
By Mollie Brunk
nrw hospital "
"Hut the old ones are entirely inade
quate. .Many deaths resulted from the
lie flue last year, because there was
no place in which people could be
"Let them die then; they had better
do it and decrease the surplus popula
tion." The conversation was broken into
by the timid voice of Scrooge's little
clerk: "I feel that I want to rlve
earth was worth the time and atten-1 s0111ething to this fund." He handed
tion that Scrooge gave his; but his, a smai mm to one of tne gjiictors.
Scrooge, was as dead as Marley. and
Marley was as dead as a doornail he
evt-n had a ghost. Scrooge had no
ghost, but he had two spirits, one the
spirit of the Vast and or.e the Spirit
of the Future. The Spirit of the Past
came back to earth and lived In tht
person of Scrooge II. Scrooge II lived
for nothing, save his business, himself,
and his daughter, (His loves were In
the order named.) No business on
Scrooge got out onto the street, and
he went straight as a bee to the Com
mercial Club. He passed into a small
room, where several business men,
sacrificing time from their work, were
taking in subscriptions for the Gen
eral Hospital. "How much do you
lack?" asked Scrooge.
"Forty thousand dollars." said one
of the men, dumbfounded to see
"Sign me up for that amount!" said
daughter well that was
Scrooge glared at him, "Ah," said
thing entirely. Scrooge's daughter was; i, .so you're getting so much money
beautiful, sweet, kind, in a word
charming; she was everything that
Scrooge was not, and Scrooge Idolised
her. Kut every gift and luxury that
he bestowed upon her was wrenched
from some poor s.iul.' Scrooge didn't
care a rap whether that soul was a
poor widow, with a big family, nor
whether the widow was sick. No sir!
Scrooge would have his pound!
O! Hut he was a tight-fisted hand
you don't know what to do with It all
eh? If that's the case, I'll cut your
"But I I" ' - .
"Let me hear another sound from
you, and you'll lose your situation."
The men let themselves out, glad to
escape from Scrooge's presence.
Time went on, and a second epi
demic of the flu struck the town. Sud
denly, one day, out of a clear sky.
i mr k inuaiMi.. a i ocrooge s Deautirui daughter was
MMiieezing. wrenching, grasping, scrap-1 stricken. Scrooge was frantic. He
summoned the town's best doctor, but
he was already overburdened, and one
life was as valuable to him as another.
He did his best to aid Scrooge in find
ing a nurse, but there was none to be
had, and the hospitals were already
Scrooge's beautiful daughter slipped
down into the Valley of the Shadow,
and passed on to the Haven of Hearts
Scrooge was wild with his grief. The
words of the doctor kept ringing In
his ears: "If we had the new hos
pital that the city is trying to raise
money for, your daughter need not
Ing, clutching, covetous old sinner!
External heat and cold had little in
fluence on him. No warmth could
warm him, no cold could chill him.
No wind that blew wa3 bitterer than
he. no falling snow was more Intent
upon his pur pose, no pelting rain less
open to entreaty. The heaviest tain
anil snow and hall and sleet, could
boast of the advantage over him in
only one respect, they often "came
down" handsomely, and Scrooge never
Nobody ever stopped him in the
street to say, with gladsome looks "My
dear Scrooge, how are you? When will
you come to see me?" No beggars Im
plored him to bestow a trifle. o chil
dren asked him what time it was by
his watch, no man or woman ever once
in his life Inquired that way to such
and such a place, of Scrooge. Even
the blind men's dogs appeared to know
him; ami when they saw him coming
would tug their masters into doorways
and up courts; and they would was
their tails as though they said, "No
eye at all is better than an evil eye
dai k master!" .
Hut what did Scrooge care! It was
the very thing he liked. To edge his
way along the crowded paths of life,
warning all humanity sympathy to
keep its distance, was what the know
ing ones called "nuts" to Scrooge.'
Scrooge: II lived lu the town of
Whut-does It matter. One day as he
sal In his place of business two men
came In. They were hi"s fellow towns
men, but there was no feeling of fel
lowship between the three, "We are
out," said 0110 of the men, "to solicit
fun is for u "new - General Hospnai.
' ' "Are there no hospitals here?",
"Ves, but they ate a dlsgracle. The
city has outgrown them. What shall
we put you down for?"
"You wish to be anonymous?"
"1 wish to be let alone. Since you
nsk me what I wish, gentlemen, that Is
my answer. We have got along very
well without putting on airs over a
Not A Blernis"
mars the perfect
appearance of her com
and temporary (kin
troubles are effectivelv
concealed. Reduces un.
natural color and eorra-ta
greasy skins. Highly antiseptic,
uncu wan oeneticial results as
a curative agent for 70 years.
A special program, providing one of
the best times ever had at their meet
ings, has been provided for the meet
lug tonight of Capital Assembly No.
84, United Artisans, at the Odd Fel
lows' hall. Court and High streets.
The meeting begins at eight o'clock,
and all Artisans and their friends are
invited to attend.
This evening is "prospect night"
for the lodge. All persons who con
template becoming members, or have
been approached on the matter, are
invited to come and see what social
times are enjoyed by the members.
It is expected that reports on tick
et sales for the big Artisan Drill
Girls' team dance, at the Armory,
April 7, will be made at this meeting.
Cats are almost extinct in Warsaw,
Russia, During the last year of the
war they were sold in the public mar
Kidney, liver, blad-Jer and uric acid
troubles are most dangerous be
cause of their insidious attac-s.
Heed the first warning thy eiv
that they need attention by taiin
Tne world's standard remojy for thr
disorders, will often ward oSf thesa di.
asea and strengthen the bodv ae-aim.
further attacks. Threo sizes, all druggists.
Lock for the Mm. Gold Medal on erery boa
sua accept oo unjUuoa
If you try a loaf today, you'll buy a loaf tomorrow.
I Hot Rolls, Pies, Cookies, Cakes and Doughnuts.
i Bake-Rite Sanitary Bakery
I : ' ; 457 State Street. ;
E7a "",,":; is
- m - -J,
IN the cold winter, when canned of
fresh vegetable are so expensive,
how fine it is to be able to go to ths
fruit closet and select a jar of home
canned beans, peas, beets, carrots,
sweet corn, etc, r
Home canning,' or cold packing
proves most satisfactory when tha
vegetables are fresh from the gar
den. All varieties best suited to
canning are easy to raise and big
yields are the rule when grown from
Northrup, King & Co.'s Seeds.
For 36 years our seeds have made
gardening a source of pleasure and
profit to. thousands of "back yard
gardeners.' Join this vast garden
ing army go to your dealers early
and select packets of all the varieties
5 ou are fond of, from the convenient
Northrup, King & Co. Seed Case.
Standard site packets are only a
nickel this year and think of all
the vegetables you can, raise from
t- ., ,-v,JL"-; :M&&
Do you ever wince inwardly
AN unexpected meeting a bat
JLA tery of eyes focused upon
JL JL your face Can you meet
it with composure? Is your skin
flawless? Clear, lorely in coloring?
Or is there some blemish that
stands out mercilessly in your own
consciousness? Some fault in your
complexion that you know observant
eyes must take notice of?
There is nothing that so destroys
a man's or woman's poise and self
confidence as the consciousness tff a
complexion at fault. Even a little
blemish in some conspicuous place
makes you miserably embarrassed. You
want to shrink into the background.
You lose your confidence, your gaiety.
Your very personality is dimmed, just
when you are most anxious to appear
at your best.
Yet this suffering is entirely need
less. You need never be miserable
and tongue-tied from such self-consciousness.
Almost anyone, by simple,
regular, hygienic care of the skin, can
free her complexion of the defects
that so commonly mar an otherwise
Disfiguring blackheads enlarged
nose pores a skin that will get shiny
These things can be corrected.
Take care of the new skin that is
forming every day as old skin dies.'
Give it every night the right treat
ment for your particular trouble, and
within n 'week or ten days you will
notice a marked improvement.
Howio remove skin blemishes
Take one of the most common
kin troubles. Perhaps your skin is
constantly being marred by unsightly
little blemishes. No doubt you at
tribute them to something wrong
with your blood but authorities on
the skin now agree-that in the great
majority of cases, these blemishes are
caused by bacteria and parasites that
are carried into the ores from outside,
through dust and fine particles in
'By using the Woodbuty method
of cleansing your skin, you can free
it from such blemishes.
By the right careyou can not only free
your skin font olemishes you can
keep it smooth and clear. Use the
special treatment recommended heft.
Just before retiring, wash in your
usual way with warm . water and
Woodbury's Facial Soap, finishing
with a dash of cold water.. Then dip
the tips of. your fingers in warm
water and rub them on the cake of
Woodbury's until they are covered
with a heavy cream-like lather. Cover '
each blemish with a thick coat of this
and leave it on for ten minutes.'
Then rinse very carefully, first with
clear hot water, then with cold. - J
Use this treatment until the
blemishes have disappeared, then con.
tinue to give your face, every nightj
a thorough bath in the regular
Woodbury way, with Woodbury's
Facial Soap and warm water, finishing
with a dash of cold water. In this way
you can guard against any reappear
ance of the blemishes.
- Special treatments for all the com
tnoner skin troubles are given in the
famous booklet of treatments that is
wrapped around every cake of
Woodbury's Facial Soap. Get a cake
today begin, tonight, the treatment
your skin needs.
You Will find Woodbury's FadaT
Soap on sale at any drug store or
toflet goods counter in the United
States or Canada. ' A 25 -cent cake
lasts for a month or si weeks'of any
treatment, or for general deansing
Would you like a trial
tot 6 cents we will send you a
' trial size cake (enough for a week of
' any Woodbury facial treatment) to
gether with the booklet of treatments;
"A Skin YoU Love to Touch.',':
Or for 15 cents we will send you the1
treatment booklet and samples of
Woodbury's Facial Soap, Facial Pow
der, Facial Cream and Cold Cream?
Address The Andrew Jergens Co.,"
Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati,1
' ) If you Irve in Canada, address 7Tw
r Andrew Jergens Co, Limited, SheA
brookc Street Perth, Ontario -
For you to think of Bread
More wheat-ia grown in America than any
other country in the world. Yet we eat less
bread per person here in America than is eat
en in any country of Europe.
This is wrong-. BREAD is more health
. ful, more nourishing, more economical than
. any other form of food.
, Americans should eat more BREAD.'
Bl'KNKD WOMAN DIE
Oakland, Cal., Mar. ,11. Mrs. Jo
hanna House died this morning from
burns received when her clothing
cauglJt fire at a lodge nieetingshe was
attending lust evening. Mrs. House
approached a heating device In the
Kastern Star hall and th evening
gown she was wearing caught fire.v"
PKRSHIXa WILL INSPECT
CANAL ZONK DEFENSES
Washington, Mar. 11. General Per
shing will leave about March 25. for
the Panama canal zone to Inspect the
military defenses there. This will con
stitute the last lap of his Inspection
tour of the nation's military posts. He
will be away two'or three weeks.
The American soldier is an W
vlsatlon, but It must be admitted i
a good one," says the former fen
HUME V i
You get more for josr.
Money at Moore's.
Salem Auto Radiator Shop
Radiators, Fenders and Gas
- Tanks Repaired '
Tractor Radiators a. Specialty
Ford Radiators for Sale '
, 198 S. 12th St. Salem, Or.
THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL "WANT" ADS PAY
L. M. HUM
Yick So Jong
Chinese Medicine atid Tea Co.
Has medicine which, will cure
any known disease.- ..
Open" Sundays from 10 a, m.
until 8 p. m.
. Ui South High Street
Salem, Oregon. - Phone 283
254 North Commercial
HATE EXPERT 4
With 85 jen eiperk.
mo In raj dental oi"
liJl. D. X. BEECnXEB
803 V. S. Bank Bl
Also Junk of All Kinds
Best Prices Guaranteed
Capital Junk Co.
The Square Deal Ho'use
271 Chemeketa St. Phone 291
340 Court btrw
FOR LON(j DISW
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' PHONE H"
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