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LAKEVIIiW. OREGON, TIIUIISDAY J KI'.RL'AKY 22, 1000.
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HISS JA SB ADD A MS TUB PATRON
SAINT OF A MOST REMARK
All LB INSTITUTION.
Hall Cains Has Said that It la the
Moat Complete Social ttlmcnt
In th World-founder a Wonderful
The nam of Jane Addams la known
to-day from one and of this vast coun
try to another, and Includod In that
space are thousands of men, women and
children who regard her almost In the
light of a patron saint
Miss Addama Is the founder and
present chief moving spirit of Hull
House, Chicago, the greatest nodal set
tlement aver known In this country.
Hull House U not really one Iioubo
tut a scries of buildings which have
grown up around one big dwelling
which years ago waa given over to
Mlta Addama for the rcconimodatlon
of the clty'a working imople. Tho set
tlemont Include a museum, theatre, a
roataurant and varloua other buildings
which are for tha sole uso of people to
whom life's Joys are overbalanced by
carea and aorrowa.
Hall Calne, the famous author, has
aid that Hull House la the most com-
THE " PATRON SAINT
plote aoclal settlement In tho world
and If thla be bo It Is a fitting monu
ment to the generous heart, sterling
character and unbounded sympathy of
lu founder, Mius Jane Addama.
Miss Addama Is now forty-five years
old. She was born In .edarvllle, 111.
After graduating at a well known col
lege she followed the example of her
other young women friends and lived
a life of ease and pleasure. She spent
her time mostly In reading and travel
and gradually the thought come to her
that she waa absolutely without a pur
pose In life. She saw the poor around
her, got to know ineir cares anu wor
ries and cost about for a means by
which she could do them some good.
She decided to become a physician and
took a year's course In a Philadelphia
colloge. At the end of that time she
waa compelled to rest and so went
abroad to study social conditions. The
result of her obacrvatlonB was her re
turn to America and the Immediate es
tablishment of a social settlement In
Hull House Is situated right In the
heart of Chicago's poor, in Halatead
street It came to Miss Addama
through Miss Helen Culver, a niece of
Its builder and the man for whom the
settlement la now named. It had boon
built by Its owner years ago for hla
own homo and In the belief that the
city would grow that way. It did grow
that way and became one of the moBt
congested sections of Chicago but was
peopled by all nations and. of a class
of humanity unused to the fine usages
of life, unused to social restrictions
and wholly without the pale of refined
society. When Miss Culver learned
that Miss Addams Intended founding
a aoclal settlement she gave her Hull
House. From the spacious mansion
which was once to have been a rich
man's home the settlement has extend
ed Into a block of buildings and hero
Is the genuinely happy home of Chi
One of the adjuncts of the settlement
! (h Tana ciuh. n organization of
aelf supporting young women who are
making an errori to live up o vuo mom
offered them In the personality of their
benefactor. The club Is directly un
der the supervision of Miss Addams
and every employe of the house, and
In fact every one of the settlement. Is
responsible personally to her.
Miss Addams believes In the people,
trusts them and looks to them for the
proper disposition of their duties and
their lives and In this way she baa
xvn.a aiaii Timrta nearer their
confidences and nearer making them
h'io the big sldo of llfo rather tlian the
one to which their eyes might other
wise often turn.
She la always to to found by the
lowliest ready to liHtcn to an appeal
for help, ready to give each and every
ono hur atreuKth and aupport and aa
roady to ace and holp a atranger ta
tho oldest habltuo of tho settlement
Jane Addama occupies a tecullar po
tlllon In tho public eye. She haa no
religious creed or. If aba haa, aha docs
not thrust It on her people. All aorta
of doctrines aro preached In Hull
liouso but MIhh Addama permits thia
through tho fact that her generosity
of spirit la big enough to allow every
ono hi own opinion, bho la regarded
with the highest esteem by official of
(he city and Is fnxiuently asked to ad'
dress largo meetings. When she does
this sho la llatcned to with strict at
tention. Miss Addama Is a brilliant example
of a woman who, having all In life
haa not permitted herself to be satis
fied with her lot While otbera have Buf
fered. Sho haa dovotod time, money
and all the energy In her big aeir to
I ho uplifting of the lowly, to the spirit,
ual welfare of tho poor when that
could bo done through kindness alone
and to tho lodlly comfort and enjoy
ment of theso people by giving them
every means within her power to for
" OP HULL HOUSE.
get, when It Is possible, that they are
poor, uneducated and socially lacking
according to the standards of the
"Kapokon going about like a raging Uoo
Mfcing WUOUJ am nilgai uvrvu.
Sir Connn Doylo considers Napo
leon as perhaps tho most wonderful
man -who ever lived. He writes that
what strikes blin moBt 'rclbly Is the
lack of finality in His cnaracier.
When one decides that he is a com
plete villain, he reads of some noble
trait, a' I then loses bis admiration
In some act of Incredible meanness.
But here was a you.j man, of
thirty years, with no social advan
tages, very littro eavaraon, ui
family poverty striken, entering a
mnm In eomtianv with KlnffS. each
and every one Jealous of any atten
tions shown by him to any one ot
tia mm hur a had some Drtvate
rhnrm. for hla trrtlmntfl friends loved
and worshipped him. and withal he
was the most amating ana raienwa
liar that ever lived, and one who told
the truth only to himself.
An originator of great schemes that
seemed fantastic and Impossible, his
rr4esty of detail brought success
where another man would bare failed.
With Singly Coarage.
In Sweden a remarkable story Is
told of King Oscar's courage and re
solution The narrative recounts that a soldier,
a man of Immense stature, while lying
under sentence of death secured a
long knife, and defied anyone to enter
On hearing of the circumstances the
King drove at once to the prison, and
disregarding the warning of the offici
als, entered the man's cell alone and
inr",r "1. locked the door behind him,
and then reasoned 1th the convict
It would have been a remarkable In
terview, pven If the Kin had taken a
pardon to the convict But far from
this, he actually explained to the con
demned man why he had decided to
relict any appeal for mercy; yet he so
worked on the man's feelings that
when, with a farewell handshake, the
King left him, be was totally subdued,
and ready to meet hla fate the next
morning like a soldier.
ATTAINS TO FAME.
AN OBSCURE NE W YORK LA WYES
RISES TO PitWERUL AND
Beginning With Gas ProblngaXbarles
Hughes Develop into uommi
Ing t actor In Great Insurance In
vestigations. In tho history of the stage It baa
happened tnoro than once that an act
or, nut thought to bo a star, but with
sound quullilcs and training has ac
cepted a part rejected by others, and
by careful study and interpretation
made it tho most interesting portion ot
the play, and achieved distinction as
the reward of his labors. And now,
bt'ore the country to-day, there la an
Instance going to show that fortune
for such fidelity la not confined to the
A r or so ago the New York leg
islature ordered an Inquiry Into tha
methods of the gas companies ot
Greater New York, and the committee
appointed for the work bad some trou
ble in its search for a legal adviser and
examiner of witnesses. The task, for
some reason, did not appeal to the
prominent members of the bar who
we. approached, and the choice fin
ally fell on a man comparatively un
known. He had to be introduced to
the public outside of legal circles. But
be develoied at once Into a man of
striking force, and performed his dut
ies so well he earned the applause ol
the whole State.
When the legislative Inquiry Into the
New York Insurance irregularities was
ordered the committee decided upon
legal counsel, and again difficulty was
encou. tered in securing it The man
w-o had so satisfactorily served the
gas committee was traveling in Eu
rope, and at the moment could net be
reached with an offer. The offer went
begging for a few days, until at lost
a Brooklyn lawyer accepted. Upon his
suggestion, however, the man abroad,
who was really desired, was cabled on
the subject and 'igaced to assist In
the work. After the work began this
nHHlatnnt virtually became tho load
ing counsel, and conducted the Inves
tigation, which was of national inter
est. In a way to merit and receive
national applause. He has become one
of the most conspicuous figures ot to
day. Man of the Hour.
And ao Mr. Charles E. Hughes is the
subject of no little speculation. The
obscure New York lawyer of the other
day la a powerful man of this day.
He Is mentioned for both political and
buBiness honors. He might have been
the Republican candidate for mayor in
the recent municipal campaign, and
had be been might likely have swept
the city. He is now mentioned for
his party's leadership in next year"s
gubernatorial campaign. He Is like
wise suggested for the presidency of
the Mutual Life Insurance Company.
And should he decline preferment in
both of these lines, and decide to stick
to his profession, he is assured of a
vast Increase over the practice than he
All of which goes to show that it
pays to do whatever you set out to do
with ail your heart and tnlnd.
Tbe American Spoke First.
The American in the corner of the
English first-class carriage insisted on
lighting his cigar. The indignant Brit
isher in the other corner protested,
but protested In vain. At the next sta
tion be naiiea tne guara, wim nuauie
intnnt- hut the eool American was too
nuiek for him. "Guard." he drawled,
"I think you 11 find that tnis party nere
Is traveling with a tnira-ciass ucaei
on him." Investigation proved him
to be right and the Indignant Britisher
trlnmnhantlv elected. A spec
tator of the little scene asked the
American how he knew about that
ticket. "Well," explained the imper
tnrhnhlA ra.neer. "the corner was
sticking out of his pocket and I saw
It waa tne same coior as mane.
MAY BECOME A SENATOR.
Speculation as to Future of Presi
dent Kooseveit aner s enn
When Mr. Roosevelt retires from the
office of President of the United States
he will be but fifty-one years of age,
and just entering upon his intellectual
prime. Will he be content to go into
retirement from politics? If so, he will
have to forego his present love of doing
things. Much, however, depends on
chance. If he shall be as popular when
he retires as he is at present, or half as
popular, he will remain the head of his
party, and should he desire political
preferment, he will get it
After his retirement from the Presi
dency, George Washington was given
command of the army in our actual but
not declared war with France. John
Quincy Adams made more fame the
nine terms he was in Congress the last
eighteen years of his life than in all
his previous political career. General
Jackson retired from the Presidency in
1817. hut he was the head of his party
until his death, in 184. lie dictated his
successor, and his will was law to both
Van Puren and Polk. Van Buren was
nolittclan until he died. He elected
Polk in 1844 and defeated Cass In 1818.
General Grant was a candidate for
President in 1880, and had his man
agers acted with a little more sagacity,
he would have been nominated, and per
haps elected. Grover Ceveland was
elected President in 189a after his re
tirement In 1880.
Mr. Roosevelt is the youngest of the
I Presidents, and when he retires in 1909
he will be nearly two years younger
than Lincoln was at his first inaugural,
lie will undoubtedly write a deal of
history. '1 hat he will again hold office
is not quite so certain, but it is ex
ceedingly probable Ihe United States
Senate would offer an attractive field,
and that slow and dignified body would
doubtless sec some times.
SUE HAD TUB MORE VERVE.
A Human Interest Incident of the
Mrs. Charles Nommenson, wife of a
jeweler, of 987 Fulton street, Brooklyn,
was sewing in the second floor sitting
room of their home the other afternoon,
when in walked a burglar with a pistol
in his hand.
"1 got in the wrong house by mis
take," said he, as he doffed his hat with
a bow. "I wanted to see Mrs. Wilson.
"Get out!" ordered Mrs. Nommcn
son, producing a revolver of her own
and covering the man with the rapidity
of thought "A man who gets in the
wrong house by mistake doesn't draw
a revolver on a woman. You are a
"I rang the tell and it was not an
swered. The door was open, so I
came in "
"You are a thief!" cried the woman,
rising and keeping her revolver on him.
"I will give you three minutes to get
out If yoi are not gone then, I will
shoot and kill you. One two "
The burglar dodged out of the door.
Mrs. Nommenson was at his heels, her
eyes not leaving him for a second, that
he might not get the drop oa her. The
man saw he had lost in the game of
nerve, and he backed down the steps.
At the front door he fumbled at the
latch. He could not open the door. It
seemed to present an opportunity to get
the best of the woman.
"You will have to let me out," said
"Not much," said Mrs. Nommenson,
"you want to get me at close quarters."
Then as she kept him covered with
her revolver, she told him how to un
latch the complicated lock. She kept
him covered until the street door closed
on him. Then she returned to her sew
ing. SENATE'S ATTITUDE RESENTED.
House Committee's Action on Light
- house and Similar Bills.
The House committee on Interstate
and foreign commerce has decided to
hurl defiance at the Senate in connec
tion with all lighthouse measures and
similar bills which must be passed on
by the committee. It has been the
practice of the House to frame these
measures in such a way that a sum not
specified but not to exceed a certain
amount Is to be used for the particular
Improvement. The Senate Invariably
has changed such bills so they appro
priate a fixed amount This system is
regarded by the members of the House
interstate and foreign commerce com
mittee as being conducive to reckless
expenditure and the members ot the
committee will refuse to accept such a
bill hereafter and purpose forcing the
Senate to indorse measures which will
encourage the completion of work at
the lowest possible cost and the sav
ing of balances which may remain.
This action of the House committee
Is in line with the general opposition
which the House is offering to what is
declared to be the encroachment of the
Senate upon its rights.
Coloring Hatter in Food.
Since we have been brought face to
face with the fact that most every
article constituting our dally diet con
tains some artificial coloring matter,
there has been a demand for some
method by which we can test such foods
In order to determine whether or not
they contain artificial coloring. The
Department of Agriculture has but re
cently issued a bulletin containing a
classification of the colors used in food
products as well as methods tot their
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SCHOOL GARDEN WORK.
AN IMPORTANT ANDATTRA CTIVE
IE AT IRE ' Of TUB NEWER
five Years' Course at School of
Horticulture at Hartiord, conn.
leaches Gardening and Fruit
Crowing In All Its Branches.
There Is much growing sentiment
In favor of school garden work In all
parts of the country. If agriculture
Is the backbone of the country, so ag
ricultural education Is the stem and
fibre of successful farming. School
garden work, as It applies to children
who have never lived on a farm. Is a
start toward scientific agricultural
education, and it Is a branch of educa
tion of great Importance In these times
w-n so many boys and Tls are
drifting toward the cities and away
from the old farms. The tendency of
He RAISED THEM HIMSELF,
the drift Is cityward; but there are
thousands of people who would like
to live on farms, and would, per naps.
If they knew something about the
growing of plants, and there Is no time
like early youth to instil m the mind a
love of nature and of growing things.
So that considerable success has at
tended the school garden idea and the
nature rudy idea as it is being ap
plied in a number of the older institu
tions and in some new special schools.
A striking example of this is the
School of Horticulture at Hartford,
In the year 1803 the Rem end
Francis Goodwin, a philanthropic cit
izen, gaTfi about 100 acres of land and
had a board of trustees incorporated
unaer tne name of the Handicraft
Schools of nartford.
His idea was to establish a school
for manual training in u iirn
In 1900 II. D. rfemen-nrar' mifn.
ate of the Massachusetts Agricultural
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College, was secured as Director of the
School of Horticulture. The buildings
were soon erected, and the School es
tablished as tbe first public Handicraft
School of Hartford. Besides giving
spprentlce work, and a course in hor
ticulture snd botany to the boys from
the Wstklnson Farm School, the fol
lowing season a course In school gar
dening wss established. This course
was opened to the boys and girls from
the city sc-ools.
The school garden work at the
School of Horticulture proved attrac
tive and popular from the first, and
after one or two year of free work
a tuition wss charges' for each person
who took a garden. This tuition need
not keep sny one from having a gsr
den, as 100 hours of work for the
School psys any boy's tuition.
The school garden work has been
systematized, until now there Is a five
years course in school gardening for
boys and girls, ss well ss one to train
public school feachers, and one course
for adults which is largely taken by
clergymen of the city.
One of the reasons which has made
this work so popular is because of the
fact that tbe school shows results.
Every boy here, every person, for that
matter, who has a garden gets a great
deal more In value from his garden
than the price of the tuition.
The first year the beys begin their
garden work the 1st of May. They
come ont or a lesson one day a week.
They come Into the clawroom, where
each boy receives a notebook, marks
his own sttendance, keeps a weather
report, and writes down from dicta
tion, or copies from the blackboard, a
detailed lesson for that day. With
the seeds they sre given, they then
pass with the Instructor to the tool
room, where each boy receives his
tools, and with these he goes to bis
garden, where an instructor is always
prt-ent to explain the things which he
learns in the classroom. In going to
his garden he passes by the observa
tion plots, which are studied.
The second year the boys begin In
Msrch. taking np the mixing of the
soil, potting and repotting tffe tomato.
pepper, and egg plants that they have
In their gardens.
The third year they begin in Febru
ary and take up root-grafting, cutting,
pruning, spraying, digging and setting
trees, spading and caring for grounds.
as well as the garden lessons.
The fourth year boys begin in Jan
uary and take vp the making of hot
beds, management of hotbeds, prun
ing, spraying, soil analysis, plant
foods, testing seeds, planting the gar-
den. besides the gardn lessons, and
In the autumn they have budding,
fruit culture, and asparagus culture.
The fifth year they take up system
stlc study of the soil, beginning In
January. AH gardens continue until
after the 1st of October.
That the gardens pay is best shown
from a record of the garden ytelds dur
ing the past summer. A first vear boy
got J9.66 worth, a third vear boy
$25.64. a fourth year boy $23.03. and
one of the clergymen $17.21 worth of
produce in the gardens.
The first year the gardens are 10
x 30 ft. the second year 10 x 40 ft,
the third year 10 x 60 ft, the fourth
year 10 x 80 ft The eiargymen have
gardens 10 x 40 ft Public school
teachers have gardens It x 30 and 10
x 40 ft; the plan is to give them a
practical training In the method of
training school children in the work.
Already several schools of Hartford
have established gardens in connec
tion With the schools, and the School
of Horticulture is furnishing instruc
tors or late; those that are giving in
struction were trained at the School
of Horticulture. But there is another
thing that the school does. It keeps
the children occupied during the sum
mer months, keeping the boys and
girls off the city streets: because they
come to love their gardens and come
out to work in them, and to work out
their tuition. This Is not all, as soon
ss the planting is done in the gar
dens the children take up the system
atic study of weeds, they become fa
miliar with them and learn methods
of destroying them. Also st the School
there sre about 500 observation plots
containing many of eur common
things, and the children learn to know
rliem in all stagpa of development.
People are beginning to realize that
a boy from the School of Horticulture
Is better to work in their garden than
tbe average man they can get, be
cause the boys will not pull up ex
pensive seedlings as the men so often
do. Frequent calls are made upon Mr.
Hemenway for a boy to take care of
a garden or lawn, and many of the
boys are able to spend most of their
spare time during the summer In this
line of work.
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