The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1919 Page: 7 of 8
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ANDREW CARNEGIE, IRON I
MASTER AM) WORLD !
PH1I.ANTH KOPIST, DB A I >
Lenox, Mass., Aug. 12.—In his
great mansion overlooking a lake,
the beautiful Berkshire, where In-
sought seclusion when body in :
Ormity overtook him and his mind)
saddened by the entrance oi'j
his country into the world war ;
Andrew Carnegie, iron master and]
philanthropist died today from
Andrew Carnegie began a race
against time when, in 1901, at tin-
age of sixty-five he resolved to
give away his enormous fortune.
He held it "disgraceful" for a man I
to keep on gathering idle millions j
Iri the comparatively few years
which the actuary could allow
him, he would disembarrass him-
self of practically all he had. No
man had ever launched a philan-j
Ifchropic campaign of such dimen-
His was a fortune of just about
a ijuarter billion dollars, the larg-
est ever acquired by a foreign-
born American, second only to'
the John 1). Rockefeller wealth as
the largest individual aceumuhi-1
(ion in the United States, and
built, as it was, of five per cent >
steel bonds, it would, without so'
much as turning over one's hand.;
have approached half a billion by
the time Carnegie could call him-]
self an octogenarian on Novem-
ber 25, 1915,
To give this stupendous sum
away in about half the time he
had taken to gather it, was a pur-
pose Carnegie had fairly well ful-
filled when death overtook him.
lb' had distributed about $300,-
000,000, It was giving money
away al the rate of over $20,000,-
000 a year, or more than $50,000
lie declared, when he gave up
leathering wealth and announced
an era of distribution, that he ex-
pected to find it more difficult to
give away his millions than it
had been to acquire them. "How
would you give $300,000,000
away'.'", became such a popular
query that an English advertiser
who employed it, received no less
than 45,000 suggestions as to how
< arnegie could rid himself of his
wealth. Twelve thousand persons
solved the problem in part by ask-
ing for some of the money for
The answer which Carnegie
himself gave and hacked up with
his millions have made him the
most original if not the greatest
Before he sailed for Scotland in
1901 he left letters announcing
gifts of $9,000,000. IT is first big
gift was the setting aside of $4,-
000,000 to supply pensions and re-
lief for the injured and aged em-
ployes of his steel plants—"an
acknowledgement of the deep debt
which 1 owe to the workmen who
have contributed so greatly to my
success." He added an extra mil-
lion for the support of libraries
for his workmen, and looked up
his librarv hobby in a wholesale
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way by giving $5,200,000 to New
York City for the. erection of six-
ty-five branch libraries in the
metropolis. Another million he!
gave I'm a library in St. Louis.
One of his latest and greatest
ideals was the abolition of war, a!
hope (hat he cherished in the face]
ol international conflicts. He gave!
$1,000,ooo toward an Internation-
al Peace fund, and built the Peace
Palace at. the Hague, which was
dedicated in 1913. He gave $750,-
000 for the Bureau of American
Republics at Washington.
His love of music moved him to
equip hundreds of churches and
institutions with pipe-organs. He
never gave directly any large
sums to religious purposes. Of
hs organ gifts he said he would
hold himself responsible for what
the organ pealed forth on the Sab-
bath, but not for what might be
said in the pulpit. One of his very
early gifts, as far back as 1891,
was the Carnegie Music Hall in
New York, at a cost of $2,000,000
and as president of the New York
Philharmonic Society he spent |
his money liberally in furthering
its ideals. He also liberally baekec! j
the Pittsburg Orchestra.
To the Allied Engineers So-
cieties he gave $2,000,000. His J
small gifts to colleges amounted
to- some $20,000,000. No man left I
at his death such an unique and
Mich a scattered series of monu-
ments to perpetuate his memory.
took away all the intoxicants but let
the fixture* retrain exactly as they
were and retained the barkeeper. The
braks .rail on which so many men
seem to like to rest their feet is still
there. The customers of the place
can stilt put theii elbows on the shin-
ing bar-rail of mahogany directly level
with the counter They can foregath-
er there as of eld. where they can
lean in attitude- of ease and have
their drinks :-en-ei| to thevn much in
the same maimer as they did when
the rum bottle was shoved around the
♦TT" ™TT" i T'VVVTTTTTTTTTTTTT
THE "DRUM BEAT HEARD !
•ROUND THE WORLD"
The Salvation Army Drum
summons, the people to prayer
and worship, and to the ser-
vice of Cod and their fellow
IN 63 COUNTRIES
The Salvation Army is teach-
ing the Golden Rule of Servic®
"In as much as ye have done
it unto the least, of these my
brethren, ye have done it unto
IN 37 LANGUAGES
and other institutions
iclp of the helpless,
Salvation Army flag
i! goes, in all the
for the h
Help the Army to render
greater sen Ice, right here at
Give to The Salvation
| Army Home Service Fund.
down to the home from Dallas alone,
within the last three weeks.
In her report for last year, Rn
sign \iiderson shows that seventy-
six girls were eared for during the
year of which number forty-six were
returned' to their homes or friends,
fifteen were placed in situations and
three were married. The total num-
ber of children cared for during; the
year was forty Over 7,000 bods
were occupied during this period and
.ver 21,000 meals serve*!.
Ensign Anderson teaches the girls
under her care to become good
housekeepers. "At first," she says,
"they are not interested, bnt gradu-
ally when they find that we take a
genuine interest in them they try to
learn whatever we. wish to teach
them. 1 make it. a rule that they
shall learn something new every day
even If it is the very simplest task.
After they have finished their re-
quired three months' stay in the
home, they know the fundamentals
of good housekeeping, at. least."
I MAKE FARM AND
BUY VENDOR'S LIEN
SELL REAL ESTATE
Special sale of Silk Underwear
in Teddies, Gowns, Corset Covers,
Vests, etc, lasts until Saturday of
this week. Also Skirts and Silk
and Wash Dresses on sale at 20
percent off.—B. M. B. Mer. Co.
Want ads get results.
SOFT DRINK SALOONS S. ft. RESCUE HOME
TRADE MARK BECISTtRtO
OF SALVATION ARMY
Commander Booth Tells of New Com-
Following the announcement that
the Salvation Army was to take over
all of the available saloons in the big
community centers this explanation is
given by Kvangeline Booth, command- \
er of the Salvation Army in the Dnit- |
ed States in the New York Evening j
We of the Salvation Army believe!
that the saloon became an institution •
because ii was not wholly bad. It had j
an appeal to the social instinct. In 1
taking over saloons the Salvation Ar-I
my will sell only non-intoxicating |
drinks and it will try to give the good
features of what we call the saloon
and take out of it all that made for
the undermining of character.
What is it saloon? When we say
saloon we employ merely a polite
name to gloss over the business of
saloon was a
drinks. Hie original j acter maintained by
ithering place for social . army j„ this district.
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the rear wheels
We will be glad to demonstrate Porta-Power. Call
and see it in operation
Albert Bernson's Garage
purposes It Intel the nature of the
French salon, which was nothing more
nor less than a reception room or par-
lor in which men and women gathered
to discuss literature; art. politics, and
in fact everything which tended to em-
hellish civilized life. The serving of
refreshments in the salon of the real
type is an incident. It made little dif-
ference whether they were drinking
champagne, sherbet! or tea, When
ihe keeper of a low-grade grogger.v
■ alls his place of business a saloon,
he wrests from its true meaning a
name which should make for good and
lot the uplifting of the ideals of man-
Still Hold Old Meaning.
Sttante as it tna\ seem, even the
c!teaiie:'t saloon has in it something
The enlargement of the Salvation
Army Rescue Home in San Antonio
by the addition of a $75,000 build-
ing will be made possible if the .peo-
ple of Texas respond liberally in the
Salvation Army llome Service cam-
paigns now being put on throughout
the State. The present building
which was originally intended to ac-
commodate from eighteen to twenty
persons is now crowded to accommo-
date almost forty-—maternity cases
and children too.
Ensign Ida I, Anderson, the ma-
torn in charge, never turns away
an unfortuna-e girl who needs the
protection and the care of the home.
"I'll manage somehow" is her answer
to every application. But in order
to provide for all of the girls, she
has had to convert all of the porches
into outdoor sleeping rooms and now
this space is also lilh-d.
This San Antonio Rescue Home
cares for girls from points through-
out Texas. Oklahoma and Louisiana
as it is -the only home of this cha.r-
It. is planned
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and sawtoit that "ThreadedRubber" was
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If your battery is getting to the point
where it shows signs of quitting it will
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Rubber. Come in any time and have a
talk about batteries.
BLANTON BATTERY COMPANY
to establish similar homes in Okla-
homa and Louisiana with the money
raised in the Home Service Cam-
paigns in those states. When ihese
other homes are established it is
hoped that the San Antonio home
with the proposed $75;00H addition,
will be large enough to care for all
Texas girls who should be sent
there Three girls have been sent.
iinal salon, j
of the character of the
Men foregather there to talk politics,
to discuss sports, to give their opin-i
ions about, their favorite baseball!
players or to play a Quiet! game of
che< kers or pinochle.
Co I William A Mclntyre has made
a careful study of the class whom the!
world calls the "Down and Outs." I-Ie!
has come in contact with all kinds of j
the victims of drink In so doing he
has learned to know the habitues of j
the American drinking places 'Which j
we have come to dignity by the name;
The saloon of tomorrow is intended
mostly for men who are unattached. I
it woud not so seek to eater to mar-
ried men who have homes of their !
own It does aim. however, to reach I
bachelors, especially those who are |
like' t" be lonely in our great cities j
and who have. a. natural liking for the
society of men of their own class.or
walk in life
Merely a Salvage Movei.
Since our announcement with re-
gard to the taking over of saloons we
have received many inquiries as to
how we would carry out this project
on a large scale. $t is not our inetn-
tion to make extensive investments or
to use any large amount of capital for
this purpose, but where there are leas-
es which may run for a year or so and
where fixtures are available it will be
practical to carry out our plans with-
out any large expenditures.
The saloon as planned by the Sal-
vation Army would become essential-
ly a poor man's club, where non-intox-
icating liquors and wholesome food
wonhl be served.
A Soft Drink Club.
The soft-drink club, if I may use that
expression, would have an entirely
: different, moral effect, not only upon
j the individual but upon the family
! than does the hard-drink saloon. This
| statement, is not based upon a mere
! theory, but upon actual experiments.
! which have been conducted by the
; Salvation Army. I
I We have, for instance, in West For-
' ty seventh street a hotel in which '
there was a tvoical bar-room. We j
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Loomis, L. P. The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1919, newspaper, August 14, 1919; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth125408/m1/7/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.