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Katonah record. (Katonah, N.Y.) 1913-????, December 22, 1922, Image 6

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PAGE SIX ifHBimTtttniiiin »irintiTi~~~~ n,B — Edltor-ln-oaisf Assistant' Editor—Emily Clark. {Manager of Athlaties—Msrle Alsk'ardsr. Manager THE TTTOTT SCHOOL TELL-TALE Literature. A Chrlatmaa With. Seated at tbe table is little Ted. With eyes of blue and bair of red. Over bis papers his pencil goes Telling Santa of all bis woes 0' dear Santa.* bat life is stale, Come to my rescue and never fall! Bring me an airedale, with whiskers long, Uoyal. friendly, big and strong. A radio set to bear the news, Would help me cast away my blues, But if you cannot bring me this, A pair of skates would bring me bites. Please deliver me from school, I'm sick of being teacher's tool. Bring me a country where there are no rules Forcing kids to go to schools. Abolish homework the very first thing. And you'll hear us kids shout and *>»g. Biers the- teacher that gives us none, With all the presents under the sun And now dear Santa, bring me these And one thing more If you please, A happy Christmas and New Year too, For tittle boys and girls so blue VIRGINIA KILLARNEY. '23 Jokes. The Last of tbe Cider Hounds. The moon's pale, light Was brightatone night. O'er an active cider mill; The Klu Wux KInn, Was right on hand With a large milk can to nil. Their hearts were bold As knights of old, Tbeir courage knew no bounds. And till this day You hear people say There'B one of the cider hounds The moon's pale light Is bright this night O'er that dear old elder mill, But at six each day The boys hit the hay, And the cider mill 1B still Written by a THIRSTY POET Mrs. Personals. Woodcock and Miss Tremble have been sick during the past week Dubbs came to their aid and substi­ tuted for tbem. Tbe Christmas vacation begins on Friday, December 22, and will end on January 8 It surely Is hard to study this week. All are thinking about what they're going to get for Xmas. A fate deserved—\Sir your daugh­ ter bas promised to become my wife.\ \Well don't come to me tor sym­ pathy, you might have known some­ thing would happen to you, hanging around here Ave nights a week. Miss Collier (In bank)—\Will you cash this check?\ Cashier—\What denomination?\ Miss Collier (meekly)—\I'm a sev­ enth day Baptist\ The script of \Wazzle's\ favorite song Is I love Its gentle murmur— I love, its gentle flow, I love to wind my tongue up— Then sit back and hear it go. \Was that a new girl you had at the dant'e last night?\ \No just the old one painted over.\ Athletics. Last Friday afternoon the Katonab girls teams played the girls teams of Harrison, N. Y The first team of the local girls won their game by a score of 28—8. The seqond teas also won by a score of 22—1. After the games were over, some delicious refreshments were served to the players It was very gratifying to see so many people at the games. Come again and Qur girls will do even better! \COME AM* CON El\ TN THE days before prohlbl- •*• tlon, an old, southern uarky waa wont to celebrate Christ­ mas with a quiet and solitary bottle of liquor Upon one oc­ casion he was going home with hi* prise uoder his arm, when be stumbled on the curbstone. The bottle slipped, fell and broke, spilling the contents all over the pavement Tbe old darky regarded the catastrophe with gentle mourn- fulness. \Dere now,\ be murmured, \Christmas come an* goner \Windfall\—Good Luck. The origin of \windfall In the sense of \good luck,\ dates from the time of William the Conqueror. It wad then n criminal offense to cut Umbel In the forests. Only such could be pothered us the wind had blown down. Hence, a heuvy windstorm was hulled by tbe pefl.soms as BO much good luck, and from this conies Its modem appli­ cation. The Better PoetUen. He that Is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he that has a great deal left him does to his father's care.—Wflllam Penn. 1 Developing the Brain. Mental health means mental diges­ tion. The better the brain the better the digestion, of course, but the most ordinary brain can, by carefully con­ sidering what the eyes and ears bring It, become better and more fully de­ veloped, and of much greater use to Its owner.—John Blake Is Chicago Dally News. True. Even those who think twice before they speak are apt to. have another think coming after they have spoken. —Exchange. Thought for the Day. There are splinters in the ladder of success, but yon don't know It until you begin to slide down. Keep climb­ ing. Some Ingratitude Looked For. Milk of human kindness should not be turned sour by Ingratitude. Some of that la to be expected. days of Aner- Ghfiatmsa fee- not- generally ohswWSt - - - In one state the observa­ tion of Christmas' was utterly de­ nounced as an eVfl, ungodly sod per­ nicious custom, apt any child daring to think of as mash ss^s plum pad­ ding on that dayi.wttuld make himself liable to reproof {by- the authorities. All along the,' stern and roefc-boudd coast, GfereldlM J Jupes writes La the Churchman, the only Christmas trees In the days of the'Purltan domination were those that ' nature bad planted there and had adorned with fleecy snow.' The fires' an rood brlgbUy on the open hearths; ;bnt as far as tbe children knew, OkMstmaa wti Jnst like any other dajf in the calendar. Even after the ^Puritan reaction < against the fenns lod coetonw of the old church had ajjsot Itseif to some extent the dUldreafef tbe Seventeenth century still erpeoJed no gifts in hon­ or of Che birth of Okrist. Spirit of Oeaeroaity anil Happiness and Arrival or Old krls Krfagfe Parnate*, oo \A pleasantness at disposition is of great use, men bSSM willing to sell tbe Interest sad timement of their discourses for no fprice sooner than that of mirth, wUtter the nature of man, loving refreshment, gladly be­ takes itself.\—<Jeo*t» Herbert. ? kevs e» ^sgument \Why is betting an almost ex- clnsirsly nusenlipi' habltT\ an ex­ change Inquires, ajpe' a cynical cor­ respondent anew stay r \M en choose bet­ ting as a means, ofe stopping an argu­ ment ; women n^vsiywant an argument stopped.''—Boston \(Transcript 'i . ' Moravians (first In Ohio. Missionary ministers of the Mo­ ravian church werTthe first white set­ tlers to Ohio. Mfi722 these men laid the foundation, to tbe.\town which they called SchoennniaMn the Tuscarawas valley of the uaiaoVn wilderness. Koollsl^aejettlveneos. Sensitiveness if closely silled to egotism; aji'd sxcessfve sensibility only another name nii[; morbid self-con- »d ounce*. TM^jjava for tender sensi­ bilities 5 Is to rnake'jiore of our objects |HB happiest lea tore of OuUtonaetlde to the spirit of aenasoslfr It engenders. Tbe emood^nent -of - this spirit hi a rather Christ- :ht fiapert, or some other paesjottage, who ubiquitous­ ly glides from boose to house shower­ ing down his gifts for the \weens and leaving behind him everywhere, an atmosphere of cbeermessj and genlsl happiness. The beneficent belief is ' this Old World spirit has, happily, spread to almost every corner of the civilised world. In America the German, Ohrist- Klndlefn or Infant Christ becomes the Kris Kringle, who like Santa Clans In England, pursoea his nnImpeded way through keyholes and down sooty chimneys to hossnw his gifts upon children that are \apod while Pels- nichol or \Nicholas With tbe Ttu\ fol­ lows closely, upon his heels with a birchen rod for tbe \nanabty.'' • H Lon< may this tMlef in stria Kringle maintain its virile existence, and may the \weans\ see Utile of that chasten­ ing rod of Pelentcnol. Rasher Mhsad. Servant (returned from an errand)— -Please, ma'am, I couldn't gat it\ Mls- treee \0* whatr \They said they didn't heap it, ma'am.\ \Keep 'whatr \What yon told me to fetch, ma'am.'' 1 \What was thatr \Pbnno ma'amT I forgot.'' Japan Tbe cleanliness of the Japanese Is well known. The poorest Japanese coolie regards his evening bath as a sacred duty and as the greatest luxury of tbe day, and Is scrupulously careful about taking it on time. and less of .—Bovee. i to 'vse ^iwwurded, not only doiMi^lPSB /for hardens borne. Well WerMiy/ef Reward. We are for work and I am net safivMt that the bright­ est rewards wUtf/|fr far those who hare borne bnrdea* jwlhekt mursaurtag.— Andrew Bonar:> $ nese Cleanliwte. nesa of tbe 9fapt Truth In Two Phrases. A witty Frenchwoman aaid: \If youth only knew; If Vge only could,\ and a dramatic critic has^-written of Juliet: This is a role 'no actress can master until she hi too old to look the part.\ The Acme of Inertia. As a aero, or base, line tor labor, It la proposed to use the maximum effort of a small negro boy paid 60 cents In advance^ for raking the leaves off the lawn.—Cincinnati Enquirer. A Frugal Swain. Paper—The bridegroom'! gift to the bridesmaid waa a gold bracelet, and to the little train bear­ ers old safety pin*.—Boston Evening Transcript ASK FOR THt*M~s3YffllSS*SNAMlS0 RACINE Multi-Milt CW A CORD TIRE OF EXTRA-TESTED QUALITY RACINE Trusty Tread AFARftfCHRE ONLY IN 30x3«tt30x3X SIZES RACINE faintly Road A FABRIC TIRE GIVING SUPERIOR - SERVICE IDENTIFY THIS HAME OH fWtOfMt Made by - RACINE RUBBER COMPANY RA.CINE,WISCONSIN \UGMLII Q.aeine tings and recommend thmm.jp you VALLEY ROAD GARAGE JOHN F. BRYAN, Prop. KATONAH, N. Y. First English Dally Paper. . The first English dally paper, the Dally Oourant, appeared In 1702 and the first Son day papers, the British Qaaette and the Dally Monitor, in 1780. Y Proving It \There's always more than one way of looking at a thing,\ said the small boy as he shinned up the pole outside the baseball park.—Boston Transcript. Poor Opinion of Some Huebanda. \All some hueands are good for la to play with the children until yon get a bit of work done,\ aaid a woman, to an English police court Some Time You will be in need of printing of some kind. Whether it be letter- heisd^ft{iteir»rats ding invitations or public sale bills, re­ member wet can turn out the work: at the - lowest .cost consistent with good work» x I i KATONAH 'w>'^'»>'»> 4* 4* 4* 4» 4* 4* 4* 4» We thank pur many customer f°r h &mft -Jff^f pp$^]p QUX busiest and biggest Christmas Season. Our efforts have been be.|||^^^ malong t^ Christmas a very happy one for all by bringing to Katonah a la^e'variety of presents and toys of a high quality and priced as low as possible. Judgiri^irom our. business, we have been very successful. There still a variety of gifts and toys Jtto our tables that have been substantially its* • i • reduced in order to make a clean sweep of ou#|Cliristmat) goods. Christmas Store 1

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