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GUEST CHARGED FOR INSULT Thl* French Hotel Proprietor Surely Went the Limit In the Matter of Extortion. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
GUEST CHARGED FOR INSULT Thl* French Hotel Proprietor Surely Went the Limit In the Matter of Extortion. “Many stories are told,” said Col. Elliston P, Masters at a Fort Sheridan tea, “of French extortions. But the worst I have heard was related to me by an army friend. “He went to a hotel in Paris without making a bargain about rates and dined altogether at restaurants with friends. “One evening, as he was starting out as usual, the proprietor accosted him in the hall and inquired: “ T hope you’re dining with us tonight, monsieur?’ “ ‘No,’ my friend answered, T have an engagement.’ “The proprietor, with a despairing gesture, exclaimed: “ ‘lt is an Insult to the establishment, monsieur, never to dine here.’ “ ‘Not at all,’ my friend answered, and thought no more of the matter. “But when he came to pay his hotel bill, although he had not eaten any meals there, he found this item: “ ‘Twelve dinners —350 francs.’ “ ‘But I took no dinners here,’ the guest protested to the proprietor; ‘yo...
TREASURE IN NORTH AFRICA French Writer Declares Land Is a Storehouse of Historical and Archeological Beauties. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
TREASURE IN NORTH AFRICA French Writer Declares Land Is a Storehouse of Historical and Archeological Beauties. North Africa —Morocco, Algeria—comprises, according to Louis Bertrand, writing in LTllustration (Paris), a storehouse of historical and archeological treasures unsuspected by the great majority of Frenchmen. France’s tricolor floats over these storied lands washed by the Mediterranean. M. Bertrand concludes that most of his countrymen visit the colonial possession much as they would visit a spectacular review or something of the sort, as a bizarre experience of strange sounds and colors and muscle dancers; whereas, if they would but open their eyes, they might behold dead cities raising up their heads and almost hear the echoing footsteps of the Roman legions. He points, in fact, to North Africa as the richest museum of Latin antiquity in the world, where the ruins of the imperial occupation are thickly strewn for leagues, crying out for the pick and spade of the excavator....
Challenge to Thought. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Challenge to Thought. When you can’t do what you want to It’s a challenge to think. If you can’t do it, why can’t you? The chances are you will find It Is not right that It should be done at all. Or it may be that you are not the one to do It. You may want to swim the Niagara just below the falls so you can boast of doing what has not been done. You may want to fly to the moon so you can write of experiences never yet felt by man. You may even want to play the Jonah game so you can give your experiences of a few days in the deep. But you can’t do it. The why lies in the fact that you are not made for such exploits. To attempt any one of them would be to tempt selfdestruction. The crowd might stand by and watch you make the effort and when you failed they would call you a fool. When you can’t do what you want to —think.—Grit.
Washington at Forty-four. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Washington at Forty-four. The authenticity of a portrait of Washington at forty-four by John Trumbull, painted on a mahogany panel eight by ten' inches In size, has recently been established under peculiar and Interesting circumstances, writes William H. Shelton, curator of the Jumel museum, in the International Studio. This picture has hung In the museum of Jumel mansion for six years In the collection of William Lanier Washington. The head is Interesting as showing Trumbull’s recollection of Washington at forty-four, and his recollection was seconded by pen drawings made while on his staff in 1775. General Washington was forty-three years of age when he took command of the army at Boston.
Expected It White. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Expected It White. "Americans traveling for the first time in Europe,” said Senator Brandegee at a Hartford dinner, “display provincial crudeness in many ways, but the faux pas a Boston leather profiteer made in a fashionable Parisian restaurant was pardonable. Thanks to prohibition he was quite uninitiated In the matter of table wines—he had made his pile after we went dry. “ ‘Holy smoke, waiter,’ this profiteer exclaimed haughtily. ‘Look what you’ve brought me—yellow wine when I asked you for white!’ ”
WOULD PROHIBIT DOG-EATING Custom Common Among the Igorots Is Declared to Be Undesirable for Many Reasons. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
WOULD PROHIBIT DOG-EATING Custom Common Among the Igorots Is Declared to Be Undesirable for Many Reasons. Those who remember the article In this magazine a short time ago telling of the cruelties connected with the killing of dogs for food among the Igorots. says Our Dumb Animals, will be glad to know that it has aroused sufficient interest to cause the Manila Daily Bulletin to say, according to a clipping we have just received : “The office of the Department of the Interior is constantly receiving from persons in the United States, mostly women, letters protesting against dogeating in the mountain province among the Igorots, it was declared by Secretary Kalaw of the department. All of them, he said, urge that in the interests of civilization and better and higher mode of living, a law should be passed by the Philippine legislature prohibiting the sale and the use of dogs as food material. “Aside from the fact that the act of eating dogs is highly undesirable, the letters state, it ...
SWORD WORTHY OF OWNER Blade Worn by Miles Standish Has Been Traced to the Time of the Crusades. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
SWORD WORTHY OF OWNER Blade Worn by Miles Standish Has Been Traced to the Time of the Crusades. Among the relics of the Pilgrims that may be seen when visitors throng the old town of Plymouth for the tercentenary observances few are more interesting than the sword of Miles Standish. It may be seen in Pilgrim hall. It is a Damascus blade and presumably came into the possession of the Pilgrim captain from someone whose ancestors had brought it from the Crusades. It bears several curious inscriptions, which waited until June, ISSI, to be translated. Then Prof. James Rosedale of Jerusalem went with a band of Arabs to America’s most important shrine and found that the carved characters belonged to different dates —some in Cufic and very old. He was only able to translate one, of a later period, in Arabic. The words given here show that its spirit was quite appropriate to the spirit of the Pilgrims: “With peace God ruled his Slaves. And with the judgments of His arms He troubled the Might...
Rock Many Religious Associations [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Rock Many Religious Associations A report on the Dome of the Rock of Jerusalem is shortly to be published and will be of great interest to the Mahommedan world. It may not be generally known that this place is the third in sanctity of all the sanctuaries of Islam, and indeed for a short period it actually formed the Kibla toward which all Moslems prostrated themselves in prayer. Among the more important religious associations of this rock we may mention that it was here that David and Solomon were called to repentance, and on account of a vision David chose this site for his temple. From this same spot Mohammed ascended to the Seventh Heaven after his night journey from Mecca, and lastly it is to be the scene of the Great Judgment. The historical associations are not less striking, and such famous names as Omar, Abd-el-Malek, Saladin and Suleiman are all connected with the rock.—From the Zanzibar Gazette.
Private Stocking. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Private Stocking. A North Shore citizen took Junior up on his knee and asked him: “Well, my little son, what would you like Santa Claus to bring you for Christmas?” “Oh, I want him to bring me a humdinger.” “A humdinger, eh? And may I ask you to describe one?” “I'don’t know how they look, but when you and Mr. Jones came up from the basement the other evening you said to him: ‘Wasn’t that a humdinger?’ and he said: ‘lt sure was! I would like to have one just like that for Christmas.’ So I thought if it was something nice for Christmas I would like to have one, too.” —Publisher’s Auxiliary.
Hounds in Funeral Tribute [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Hounds in Funeral Tribute Twenty-one pairs of hounds. filed solemnly past the grave at the funeral of William Selby-Lowndes, a wellknown English country squire of the old school, who had been master of the Wliaddon hounds for 25 years. The village churchyard overlooks the famous Wliaddon Chase. After the burial service, the members of the hunt led the famous Whaddon Chase pack past the flower-lined grave.
Missed Her. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Missed Her. “How is your afternoon bridge club getting on?” “Oh. rather poorly. You know, dear, Mrs. Gaussip has loft us.” “But I thought she was an atrocious player.” , “Shefivas; hut then, she always had so many delicious stories to tell abou her neighbors.”—Boston Transcript.
TRUTH ABOUT AVERAGE MAN Not a Bad Fellow at Heart, and Really Is at Least Entitled to Toleration. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
TRUTH ABOUT AVERAGE MAN Not a Bad Fellow at Heart, and Really Is at Least Entitled to Toleration. The average man is not a bad fellowß when you come to know him. You have* to make his acquaintance if you arJ not to hold yourself aloof from this man, interdependent world, remaJßi writer in the J iladelphia LedgerSßß constitutes a majority. It is vote that candidates are set up issues determined and business erned and charities supported amfl plays patronized. There is a greaH deal of money in pleasing the averH age man. Moreover, the level of hifl tastes is rising, though pessimists reH fuse to see it or to say so. He i* caH pable of education and he has far since his training began. 9 He needn't always be given all thgS he asks for; sometimes he makes takes, and sometimes he wants isn't good for him. Sometimes loses his head, and in an incendiaißH or inebriate temper, loses that which cooler judgment in a calmer hour him to worry for. But on the he is strangely reasonable and and se...
SCORED ON W: Young School Even for Long Seriß tic Observatio [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
SCORED ON W: Young School Even for Long Seriß tic Observatio Now, the principal of this sarcastic as well as intelli whenever she subject and finds ! are n anL on v. N ! jfi ■ ii: - e-; at the !&gt;» Recently iTm d&gt;i;ir^PffHg man,” who was a proud of the him often in her conversation The other morning she bel the teachers about an articl just read in the paper. N(1 them hadk read it. SarcaJ asked: “Well, don’t any M the papers?” The newest recruit and wisely. “Of course,” “but not everything just have time to read and then the death so that we shall know whl widowers are.” —Indianapolis
Autoing for Wolvj^B [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
Autoing for Wolvj^B The muLorcycle i breath*® rival the broncho as an locomotion uii B cattle ranges. According trated World, cowboys for rounding up cattle, animals, inspecting lonuM- J fences and other such oilds the most which the motorcycle however, is that of :; A Siit*li a ••hi no. if ’ ..» d.!&gt; A iJa -Bull Tht-n it is s’.Jjg of the la with a few quick spf.' eyrie is choked to pliia Public Ledger.
She Knew, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
She Knew, The girls in the seventh wore large hair bows madeß tiful, bright tissue pupeiv'Ttl not only Inexpensive but so that they were declared a gr&lt; cess until one day it rainety bows faded all over the hair. Then great was Rgfl : 'ne of the I&gt;oy&gt; g. wilh ; luir 1 &gt;L,- ■■ ai.fi J ■ l l r, Ic fiair^^B M ■ ---Im X. -“V, V "a A ; jSSm jgß M ■■ f W, v ■ n I on o\ cry sea lion slB William Hunter, who^^B tire time to hunting sea II ed SSSO for 352 scalps whiciS ered during the season. Thil also paid by the salmon fish] his efforts to rid the waterJ sea lions. He is known as m of tiie sea lion
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 14 January 1921
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