Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 287, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 2, 1917 Page: 6 of 16
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TEMPLE DAILY TELEGRAM, TEMI^LE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 2,1917.
The Confessions of Roxane
By MRS. FRANCES WALTER
(Copyright, 1VIT h, tit* Hrl.ur* N*«ap*p«> Srndlcat*.)
paper?" he Inquired, trembling with
The mild mannered Journalist read
the editorial and told my friend to
have a seat. Then he read the edi-
torial over again and gave the young
man a job writing others like it.
As I confronted the necessity of
going out Into the world to earn my
own living I felt very much as my
young friend had felt. The only dif-
ferent# was that I had not fpent all
my life In school. Yet I was like
him in that I was suddenly thrown
upon my own resources, only to find
that they were pitiably Inadequate.
What could I do? 1 searched my
bruin for some aeeomplshment which
I could convert Into gold. Could I
teach? No. Could I earn a living In
any of the trades? Certainly not.
What then could I do? Nothing, ab-1
solutely nothing. Yet I must do |
It was true that I probably could j
remain in my apartment for nn in-1
definite period, for it was unlikely
Arthur would return in many months.
But even if I did have a roof provid-
ed for me, when and where and how j
would I eat. Already I had sold poina
of my Jewelry to pay my maid and
supply her and myself with food, and
it I continued to sell other Jewelry as
my wants were supplied it was only
a question of time when I should
»iavo nothing. To guard against be-
ing stripped of everything that I pos-
sessed I must be up and doing. I
must find something to do and start
I thought of my young college
friend's experience and visions of a
journalist's career floated through
my mind only to bo dismissed im-
mediately. 1 was not made of the
stern stuff which ia the prime re-
quisite of the newspaper woman. I
could not picture myself doing the
things which I had been told a re-
I porter must do. After my experience
I with Harry Pendleton I knew that I
IjVhen she was gone T experimented in tho Kitchen and learned that in an j could not go out alone at night, as a
Sl'PRKME KEEPER OP KOYAL
SEAL SENDS LETTER TO ALL
THi: PYTHIAN KNIGHTS.
The Knights of Pythias are raiding
a magnificent war relief fund for the
protection of the widows, children and
dependent families of soldiers who
go to the front in the defense of their
country. Following is a letter from
tho supreme keeper of the royal seal,
which Is being Mint to Pythian mem-
bers all over the land:
"At no previous time in the his.
tory of the order of Knights of Pyth-
ias has ati attempt been made to com-
municate personally with each of the
seven hundred and fifty thousand
members. But that is now being done
in connection with the work of the
war relief commission, in the raising
of the half million dollar fund which
the supreme government has pledged.
Each member who can be reached
will receive through hte mails a let-
ter reading as follows:
"The army of blue, yellow and red
is to bo mobilized.
"As a member of the great farter-
nity of Knights of Pythias we ask
you to immediately report to your lo-
"Not being at the front, you can
render assistance to those who are.
"Our boys are on the firing line
and in training camps, meeting the
test of steel. Their needs will be
many. Some will, of course, meet
death, others will suffer from wounds
and disease, and families at home will
"To meet the demands that will
thus be made upon us, we need a
fund of half a million cfollars.
"One dollar from each of our mem-
bers will raise it. We want our mem-
bership to respond with that degree
of loyalty which the princivlcs of our
order inculate—but we want no un-
"The war relief commission urges
you to send at once to the keeper of
records and seal of your subordinate
lodge, your subscription on the at-
tached blank. He will in turn send
it to the grand keeper of records and
seal of your domain, by whom it will
be forwarded to the supreme master
of exchequer, with the other contri-
butions from your lodge, to aid in the
Creation of the fund, which this or-
der stands pledged to raise.
"The Knights of Pythias was tho
first fraternal organization to take
steps to raiso a war relief fund.
Therefore, let us be prompt in send-
ing our subscriptions, that we may bo
the first to report that we are ready.
"Details of the organization of a
war relief commission, composed of
supremo lodge officers and past su-
preme chancellors; of a war relief
council In each domain, composed of
officers of your grand lodges, all
officers of your grand lodge; and of
a war relief committee In each of our
mora than 7,000 subordinate lodges,
all working together toward a eom-
mon end, are already in possession
or the officers of your lodge, and it
is therefore unnecessary to repeat
them in this appeal to you. But in
short, you are now asked to exempli-
fy the tenets of our order, patriotism
ap# fraternity. 'Dou your bit.'
"We must be prepared to heed the
call of distress when it comes, and
with willing hands and open hears
justify in the eyes of the world our
claims to being one of the grandest
fraternal organizations that ever
brought to humanity a mission of
love, and devotion to God. to home
and to country.
"FKED E. WHEATON,
"Supremo Keeper of Itecords and
Local Pythian IrfKlgo to Celebrate.
At the regular meeting of the Mid-
lothian lodge No. 50 Knights of Py-
thias last Thursday night it was de-
cided to form a big class of pages
to join the order not later than Sept.
27. It is planned to have quite a
celebration at that time and a spe-
cial committee has been formed to
plan tho program and secure tho
members of the class. The men upon
•whom this responsibility devolves are
J. F. Christian, Frank Lucas and T.
B. Potts. They are already on the
job and will report at hte next meet-
ing of the lodge.
In measuring flour the average cook
tak'ts too much by dipping it in a cup
or shaking it down when measuring.
Flour should be sifted before meas-
uring, then lightly dropped into tho
cup with spoon or knifa. In taking
a measure for half a teaspoonful or
any part, fill It level with a knifa
and cut down through the centre,
from the handle to the tip, pushing
off the half, or divide in thirds by
marking the full spoon crosswise.
Screw a small hook In the end of
your broom and mop handles. Fine
to hang them up by and to pull down
a window or a window shade.
(hie of tha points on which
different schools of medicine prac-
tically affreo that about 95% of
nil htunan. disease is directly
traceablo to intestinal putrefac-
tion of stomach waste dna to In-
activity of the bowels, or consti-
pation. 3Jhe eUmiaative process
ir in essential factor in digestion
and on its proper functioning de-
pends the welfare of the entire
Constipation Is a condition that
should never be neglected. As
scon as the bowels evidence the
slightest disposition to slow up, a
mild laxative should be taxen.
The combination of simple laxa-
tive herbs with pepsin, known as
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin and
sold in drug stores for fifty cents
m bottle, is highly - ecommsnded as
a corrective, acting gently, la an
easy, natural way, without grip-
ing or other pain or discomfort.
A trial bottle of this excellent
family remedy can be obtained,
free of charge, by writing to Dr.
■W. ft. Caldwell. 456 Washington
St., Vontlcello, Illinois.
extremity I could cook eit«u|fh to keep body and soul together.
bo awoke suddenly to tho realization
that ho could do nothing practical.
Tho only thing he could possibly un-
dertake was to get a job teaching
other youths the same useless knowl-
edge that lie himself had acquired. T
saw him seventy years afterwords
and ho told me that he had refused
to he a party to the crime of "educat*
Ins" young men as ho had been edu-
NUMBEIt TWO HUNDRED TWEN-
I BEGIN MY SEARCH
It Is one thing to reach a decision
is to one's course of action and it is
gulte another thing to pursue that
course. We all know how hard it is
sometimes to keep our eyes from
Wavering and our feet from straying.
I had made up my mind to become
independent of Arthur, and this meant
that I must support myself, for I had
reporter must. Beside?, all my tastes
ran in a different direction. If 1 may
say so, I believe that 1 was intended
for a fireside woman rather than for
a working woman. Yet 1 must work.
There was no acceptable alternative.
Tho first definite step toward my
self support was taken when I dis-
missed my maid. 1 told myaeif that
I must become accustomed to taking
care of myself.
When she w.;s gone I experimented
cated, and that ho bad gone to a L (hfi Mu.ten amj lP(u.no(1 fhut ln ftn
great city in search of employtuen
Ha answered an advertisement for
a waiter, but was refused the position.
The next morning the newspapers re-
ported the death of a great man. lie
turned to the editorial page of the
determined that my mother should i paper he was reading, expecting to
know nothing of tills latest marital
trouble of mine. Just how I should
start to earn a living was as yet a
mystery to me. I felt somewhat as
a young man told me he felt when
he left college with several diplomas
and an academic halo about his head.
He had spent years training hfmself
for life, equipping himself to earn a
living, and when he emerged from
the classic shades of his alma mater
see a thoughtful discussion of the
man's contribution to civilization, but
there was no mention of tho national
calamity. The young man was so
indignant that ho sat down and wrote
an eloquent tribute, carried it, to tho
Journal's offieo and angrily threw it
down upon the
"isn't tlio life work of a man like
that worth a paragraph in your news-
extremity 1 could cook enough to
keep body and soul together. Then
ouo 'fine morning, after marking sev-
eral advertisements under the head-
ing, "Help Wanted." I sallied forth
to enlist in the great army of women
For All Farm Buildings Use
LIQUI0 * PAINT
'—the investment paint. Your farm is judged
not only by the fertility of the soil, but by the
condition of your buildings. Painting is, there-
fore, a matter of first importance.
We recommend Lowe Brothers Paint
because we know it will (five you lasting
satisfaction. Ask for complete color card,
Hardware, Glass, Paints.
on Knrth—(Jood Will lo Men.
Two thotinnm! rhnnwful yeara
(.treat hosts of angola bending low,
Joyuunly nan# by a heavenly Htrain,
astonished editor's The wo.,.l,1rully rrrn.ln
Of peace on earth, K<>o<i will to iik m.
They herr.Uh <1 thus n waiting ear III
The glorious ncwa of J"e*UH* birth,
Tho ehiltl to n-k',n an l'riine of I'ouo,
Ami ntYfcT allow tho smik to ccnge
Of pence on earth, g-iuil will to men. •
Into manhood ho meekly grew;
No other law rf llfo ho knew.
And thru em-li Icfsou that ho taught
The golden symphony w;im wrought
Of im.'o on earth, goodwill to men.
Tn the mensnge that laft was given
[Wore ho wont imm earth to In-nven,
Thoro \v.ih | « if-'t coiflj ination
Of tho Hnj;tl.-' equitation
In l'O.tcc on earth, gootl will to m*n.
Hid worth* h1 all never away:
They've lhod in ft.nv unto this d.iy,
And thopo who Iijmh utill may hour
The pong of angelf, encamping near,
Ot peaco on earth, good will to men.
Pity the lino of llohenzollern,
"flu only they who have to learn,
Truth Fung by hnrfl and taught by page
.Strongly thru tlila Christian axe
In peaee ou earth, good will to men.
Hoys from the valley of the Rhino
Practiced across the firing lino.
When In rude strife there eamo a pause,
Exchengo of kindness with foe, because.
Of puico on earth, good will to men.
Hut selfish alms of narrowed mind.
And feeling?! wholly unrefined,
And love alone of earthly power,
Kuthlosflly crushed this lovely flower
Of pence or earth, good will to uieu.
And then, by will degenerate,
VVa.fi sown the noiwome weed of hate
Ami trained to rpread to all mankind,
Who keep their thoughts and lives enshrined,
In peace on earth, good will to men.
Armies ne'er formed with cause so pure
Mr with victory half so sure.
Ah the unselfish bands who fight
Today, for man'H inherent right
Of peace on earth, good will to men.
And when nt last this cause Is won
Never again can war bo known.
Triumphantly shall bo unfurled
A banner emblazoned oVr the wOvld,
With pimimj on earth; good will to men.
—Hy Olive Harnett Strange, *04 North
Thirtenth street, Temple, Tex.
One of the best methods of eleiin-
inK painted woodwork is to use naph-
tha soap exactly as you would use it
in washing clothes. Hub the wood-
work over with a well soaped cloth
and let it stand a few minutes. This
loosens the dirt as soaklnsr the
clothes loosens it in laundry work, so
that when one ffoes over the wood-
work a second time all soil comes off
almost without rubbing. This method
Is not only qulckcr than scrubbing,
but much better for the paint.
Ford front fender license plate
brackets 50 cents cacti at Frank Doe-
FOE SCHOOL CHILDREN—I HAVE THEM FROM
$12.50 UP TO $30.00
C. I. MITCHELL
Cooks, as well as other workmen,
should have good tools to work with
if they expect to realize Buccess.
There are standard spoons and meas-
uring cups on the market that are
full measure, and there are those
which lack from one to two table-
spoonfuls in a cup. Be sure that
those you buy are full half pint cups
and spoons the standard size. Six-
teen tablespoonfuls of material will
be found in the standard measuring
cup, sixty drops are in a teaspoon
and three teaspoonfuls fill a standard
Season lias opened. Eat ami better
than they hare been In years. Most
economical food on earth.
MAPLES FISH MARKET.
' Wc Deliver.
In using a tahlespoonfnl of material
it Is levelled off with a knife; so ara
the teaspoon and the cup. Baking
powder and aoda should be free from
tumps and lightened by tossing be-
Temple's New Department Store
NOTE—Women who are interested in modes in advance of current styles, yet buy with a view to econ-
omy, will find these displays of great importance. Our buyers spent more than a month in New York,
carefully selecting, with due consideration to both style and price, the best America produces. A visit
here will furnish authentic style information and convince you of RODDY'S pre-eminence as a factor
of cconomy. The new things are indeed fascinating and will furnish great delight in their review. Do
not deny yourself the pleasure—no importunities to buy.
Autumn's Authoritative Fashions
ALREADY OUR SHOWING OF NEW FALL AND WINTER APPAREL IS MOST COMPLETE, COM-
PRISING HUNDREDS OF GARMENTS DEPICTING LATEST STYLE INNOVATIONS AND CHAR-
ACTERISE OF THIS STORE'S LEADERSHIP IN STYLE AND VALUE.
SUITS OF DISTINCTION—Altogether new, and decidedly attrac-
tive are these handsome Fall Suits, just from the "Throne of
—Materials are very desirable—colors especially pleasing—and
smartness of finish give them distinction and individuality. Novel
belt effects, new collars and pockets are especially noticeable. The
new colors are as varied as they are attractive, including
i- i ] } v i iV \ t
Materials are Silvertone, Serge, Broadcloth, Poiret Twill, Tricotine,
Wool Velour, Gaberdine and Wool Poplin. Prices range from
$25.00 to ^100 00
SERGE ANI) SATIN DRESSES $16.95
BLOUSES These newest garments are fashioned in latest style ideas from beau-
NEW tiful quality satin and serge in lovely rich fall shades, representing
SKIRTS excellent values at this very moderate price.
Tliere is a Corset best suited
for your individual figure
among these newest Fall Fro-
laset front lace models-
Priced $3.50 and $5.00
W. B. Nuform Corsets
$1.00 to $5.00
The Corset is the foundation
of the gown. Make sure the
Corset is right. Select one of
these newest models.
We have never shown models to equal these
in charm and beauty.
The new conceptions are not liking of charm in
a single Hat, though the showing now is quite
Beautiful models are shown in Panne Velvet
and Hatters' Plush, introducing the season's
new and correct motifs and colors, ranging in
price from $7.50 to $25 00
Sailors of Velvet and Hatters' Plush in large,
small and medium shapes, $3.50 to $7 50 *
Silks For the New Fall Dress
What beautiful costumes can be fashioned from
these exquisite Fall Silks!
Rich, lustrous and beautiful new Satins, 40
inches wide, in a full range of all the new Fall
shades, yard $2 50
36 inch Satin in all the new shades, excellent
quality for $2 00
Georgette of very fine quality in every wanted
shade, yard $2 50
Crepe de Chine in full color range, 40 inches
wide, yard $1.50 and ..$1 75
Taffeta, yard #ide, desirable colors, splendid
quality for, the yard, $1.50, $1.75 and. .$2 00
36 inch Silks in plaids and stripes, yard $2 00
42 inch Georgette Satin, handsome quality,
36 Inch Costume Velvet, of very fin® quality,
yard $3 00
Vogue and Value in Women's
Newest lasts and leathers, ranging in price
from $5.00 to $12 50
Boots of Black Kid with Louis heels, newest
lasts, $5.00, $6.50, $7.50 to $10 00
Boots of White Kid, In newest Fall types, at
$7.50, $8.50 and $1000
Models of refined elegance, with Brown Patent
Kid vamp and 9 inch Brown Kid tops. .$12 50
We also show Boots in Brown Kid, Gray Kid,
The Place to
New Met alW
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Williams, E. K. Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 287, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 2, 1917, newspaper, September 2, 1917; Temple, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth474330/m1/6/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.