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HENRI BERGSON, "INTELLECTUAL BOTTLE OF SMELLING SALTS"
THAT ?distinguished Frenchman, Pt
iessor Henri Hergson. member
the French Institute and profess
(?sophy and psych ?logy in the Ui
?? of France, confessed just befo
he ?sailed for Paris that since his uho
? America he had heeti In the mo
t,?r:' le whirl of his entire life. The whi
. 'hree weeks, and at the ?nd of I
ajhei 'lu writer manag-d to pin the tlm
profeaaca* down in a big chair.
f a big fire, in President Rutler
0 ... p.. atgg staving, he wrlth?
:., i-ressure of Am?riei;> er.riosit
?? -tu,?: bottle ?f smelling sal
- ?rhal Professor HgrggOU lias been I
?great number of men and women 1
lured to at Columbia Fnlversit;
? Princeton, and last of all at Ha
1. ??rs phtloeophy iias been consider.
stimul?t' - Il 'liens about tin? psych,.
Of the human race have i? vlved til
of tin? Americano who hear
A X: pi'-al Frei:'-hinan, full of th
? i p..'.It. MM of the l'Yen?, h chai
i,-t? r. ?Profaogoi Etergoon'a ?frail flgor?
with a very large head and a \?r> shrew
, \ <. baa .eft its impression upon t!.. ?
:: not upon the populace. Th? re l.as bee
ertalaty in the public mind as *
rhat Profeeaor Bergson baa bee
taiKniK about In nia conferencea at C?
.. .. lnlveralt*. which ha?. ?
He, a? be ?spoke In Fr-.nch. upon compll
d involved questions Of bis im i
ii is pcr-ssible that hi ws
? ? ??'. It is entirely contra > t
i .- f ?thought to writ? his lect
ore they wi re < ntlrel) ? i
ten.-, ran? i nd no copy of them ha
A RESPONSIVE AUDIENCE.
Professor Bergson preferre?
to lectun In lYeti'-h. bx might i
bav? don? so In English, which he speak:
, \ enl with a alight forrig
thai tti llv?
goon has beei
. ? cf will, a better
.?i?i,ii m. an unfett? m ...
and women to w?
? <>\\ n phiios'-i i... o ?Mini? i i ?
? saya thai in? Atnertcun p?ropl?
larticularly sensitive *.?? any n< a I ?.
He 1 ? . ? ? ? tag? ;?"?r nee
? thought ii' ban not!
.. diences haT? b? ? n mucl
'.. -o. kmrwledge the
- ?phj than .
, thii ta? *
- ' , tO il ?.Uli ul
-,.'.. to d? ny
r,.- g the attitutl?
t In this ? ? ? ?
i thai there was
g i nt m ?the !i" of tl
rt visit to 1
and r< all? 1" s?-e so 1'itl ? of. :
? ? ? . ? inute to ;
\ ? a l ork.
aa I 1 e ??? ? ?
atrr ? ? :..ws of a .
? ? ? ? ? itreet ? on
'ind a house which bai som?
? ? la it. aometlmei more than
1*1 . r? an bous? - New 1 orh,
? ? ? inform? d promu i - of
I country, full of nigg?
? as y?ri unfmlsited But I
- r?-'-t only u 1th ag? ai i e??
? ? ? larl* wb? n ii cm
ilptun art and architect
k CITY OF SURPRISES.
? Ik ;- al."'\< all things stamped
wl o Iglnallty; no standards of custom
? edition are ?visible anywhere, it li
i ni pris? s. <?'. dlsapp*"*lntm? nts,
_ agalg suddenly something
th? ? ? whl? h takes youi breath
... h ? ?.. ;?a-r 1? ..'??- olig
Inallt* It cannot be beautiful, becauao it
?? ? . ' ig? srion ??f beauty. A
t.a',' ? beautiful, and y x tbei? ..
a ? ?wdi to look at him Be it ii
? ' \\ a almost breaK
r necki trying to Und the top <?f it.
rri? top W?J feel that
orery, that we have Indi?
? ? formad n ? ond? rful f? I N?p< - I
- ; is a building of I
As the Distinguished French Philosopher and Psychologist Extricates Himself from the "Terrible Whirl" of His Three
Weeks in America, He Pays Tribute to American College Students and to New York, the "City of Sur
prises"-In Advocating Here a Greater Freedom of Will and the Unfettered Right of Men and
Women to Work Out Their Own Philosophic Destinies He Has Found American
Audiences Sensitive to New Ideas and Grasping Them for Contemplation.
Utility. TO make rimtn f<?r nil the pOOp
m New fork, it has been necessary t?? i"
some of them In the clouds, ami this pr ?
letn, like so man.'. Others that ???tin- si,.
denly upon tin? Amertcan ?people, ha? i??-?
?torrad by them with Instantan??
? ? fi
"I deeply regret thai i was not able i
p?< ?to th- opera The ?\?t'.u??- which I ha
net a-ide for that opportunity was tak?
nway from me on? Kpectedly, BO I did n?
go, My habit of life is acad. :nie, and
bag fastened its. If Upon me so thai I tin
myself an alien In the social u-Utter of ?
gay a dty as Pans. Not that 1 ?lis,11
prove ? i the social sid? ol oui daily lif?
but I Suppose ii v? an inl.? rltimce of m
student da) i
THE STUDENTS OF FRANCE.
"in ?France on? finds the moot earnei
and eater BtUdei I t? r. Prom th
very beglimlng "f the stud?ent iif? in th
?French University in becomes ?
his vv??rK ?ni? cm s???- in him the ?IIj?c
pllne of a mangle? hafl ?!? ? i?l? ?I upon
professional career it?- iv absorbed I
preparatloa for an active pta-n in iif.- t
the . Milis;,i,i of ?-vrrv other thing. Thor
-i? ? ?> dormitoriea <?t college houses fo
the students m France as vou have ben
Our ?French atudrots ??r.- scattered in ?pri
i?.t?- lodgings ail over th< city, and the!
lives ?become solltar) and tuet!- tempers
neni retiring and somewhal unequal t
'.' - demands
lUllV? rStt) BPll V o! lie A?lier|.;|
collegi st.ni? nt is realiv ??. very remarki
. ? la? t?M in their ultimate su? et
:? Ti ? i? ? ? to sppreclat? th? -
?,ik?.- of M?"*-, and the] also dlscove
h) these aseo? lationa .? dis? Iplin? of li
dividual ? haract? i T1 ? Ni oui ainoni
.-...?. ? .?i?. r ethtet "f ' ?dit vu.
wrong, ??f mnnh.i and Initiative, Thel
characters an fortmed v the elbou toucl
of humai . ? ? .? nd Inst? ad ut begin
nlng ni? after theii college terme wll
?????? t ? seademl temp? rament t
_ ? ?? >.?ii a prett] good Idea of bom
ess si ? ? i cannot peal
too mi. -h
ol th? American unlv?eraity student, win
B glv? ipl? ndid "id ortunlt) hj th.
social arrangement! vv m h ;,?. ms I? :
him in the Isigi ?.morteai i tl?
Mll] impi i.- -1? ?v- .?i \ni. ri? a i..<
extremdy limited, ?.i course, and i would
? ?t . Bounw t" ?
hurried a visit as mm.- haa !.??;. How?
ever, in most ot my '?:?!?? I liao
found .. remarkabk comprehension and
lympatb) with th? vi?**wa I had t?? pn
?nt. although there hai i"?.'i some mis?
landing "i t ? m h?en and th? ???
I'e.ipl? v? hn ha i e oomi into n
in?! stayed a little wblk -.t th? beginning
or remained a litt ? ? - whtk toWai I the
1 Bv? fin)? ?1 entlii I) t?? .?.t : ?-1 '..?t.
I was talking ahe-.it. I was told t' It
la the Amertcon custom t ? ? i thing
quickly, and if u thing could tun i.,
?Jone quick!) th.it ?.mertcans have no tlm?
,?? v*?it f..i it Now, when It I ome? to
- teeing ?the world-old subj? I ?
.w :t is esaentlsl t-? give ttie mattei
? end thougl I t tne ? annot pn ent
..ny phllooophl? ?ides wv.i. .-ri? is sating
a ouivk inn? i' su;;, i i,, ? felt in talk?
ing i" my American audlonei ? it?-' they
??? wonderfully quick to underatand and
also that the? wen i ? ? i gly ?surtoua
to gather any inform itk n i had to i ?
"Pi rhape thoa? wl ?slsui
? i. nstood what i aaid t) d ? ot quite real
lae that my talks wer? I met? ictl? ?
lectures. .\ tectun to mj Idea, N.mm
Intereating according t" the suggestioi
i- supplies, not a?rcordlng to the oetual
informatl.r technical knowledge bi it
That i? whj I v. ? < r orrtte nr. ?lectures,
und that is whj i ?bav? obj? ted t?? tran?
?..?.? . ?
? : . . o?! fron ? lote
? '.'. i? tall I ni .1 bout
?i sctur? been ? stem?
porat ? itio guid? th? ]?< opl?
i bave talked t tu I? d ti ? m t.? think
? , -, ?,,?? ??.?...
Th. ? ? ? ? ? ? ??? l ?.f in'. ?
' upon ? oui |.?-a., ,
been the quality o?
i im snd womei i am ui i
" i ?
i be questions pul t > me by A
women wer? quite as intellectual and
f the ? put to
? the ni'" ' rue, 1
m the mental abillt) ?>f men ind women.
Mind i- Wtthotat ser. and, although
? rune? >?? have discovered this for smi
lime, It . I be slready well octal
I is bed m An
"While my pMtoaophy aims to set asi?!
all tli.-ori.-s. all law.?, all tradit:..'.s ?
acience, it la not SO ra?ll<-al ^ to ovei
thron ir.? existing rutea of ?society Tint
may i>. ? tendenc) among the Anaerlog
people ; fore? th? Moom of youth ?able
has made them so fascinating before th
world to .in exteni that is dejnguuua t
? ? ?? m of civilization 1 v?r
deplor? llvorc?, for Ingtanoe a
though I have declared myself In tent
? >i extreme liberty of will, and egpectaU
reativ? evolution of bh as. i ?Jo m
beHev? that we should disturb th? n
quirements of th? sa'x relations grhlch ar
-?. i pi? ?. eel ibllshed to-day under ou
???viliz. .I laws Tie worM has Struggle
for so n age? to attain ?the high ?'ill
of it.? present driUmtttm that I
Would h? absurd for any philosophy t
arc id.in that WOUld threat??
ted intentions of marriage
RESPONSIBILITY TO CHILDREN.
if it were not for the responsibility o
the ra< " to Children, then we tr.lRht de
v.l.ii? our will ?power through a high de
o? aptritu I purp ue H"w. . r, t1
attach the existing traditions of civiliza
?in, in this matter of the sacred rule
? ? ? en and w??m?-n wntil?
lOPe, g Ste? [i slid?? dOWl
which the phlloeopher would !??? the lira
i . tumble with th? rest of focfoty.
? i found in dlncusalng with America*
men Of aclence th? moat radical changer
in the existing traditions which ?have op
wphy that the?
tlVl Much more a?
i rr. Europe. Tiiis ma;
I ? becaum o i traditlona In this eoun
not as Old ri ".is They do no!
make euch a formidable opposition t?
modem condltloni as they do with m
? ? ? Ideas "f Philosoph?' In Europ? hav?
ampered by fixed principles, of ari<
Of tradition. The oh?
?aUona Which 1 have made In th?
if my owi * tdtaa and ? gperieneei
rn | ed to '"*? in?
tuitiv, n tl '<i lif?- of th? .'.-? ? - gi i
Europe wa are stu:
? ? ?rie? about humar
Which I am c"tiv:nc?d are obso
? ?' of ?heredity, which
t we i nist endure the penalty
forel ? longs t>
' . ? - Th? re !s no reason at a!
? ? any burden put upoc
TEMPERAMENT AN EXCUSE.
Then there i- th th?*ory that we ar?
\ ctlma "f temperagaaul Tempera
m? nt is only an excuse for lack of wil
loge ou lure ar?
?..?.?. ?: m temp?
I us. wh?*n by
? our grill
?? ?th tins?' embarrass
Then, th? r? hi ?> ?theory <?f old
thai w?. must grow oic
In our r ?tally lif?-?. In our
i perhape one of Um
... ? ? . m ......
??.???? thte hin
?"in. whi.'h crippk
. ? ? ? fi'.??"l'?m of
i ibjecta that
i by um n an?
itlm pives bad
to us our soul, und tiie moment we ceas?
?illse our operative ?rapacity, that is.
libert] of thought and action, we
me obedjenl ?" th? tradltlone of sol
. ?? of religion or of Mi
? ? bal irme already
? ?? In America and
which havs even been put Into praeris?
over here It han really startled nie ft
find how far advanced th? Amerli'an peo
pie an- in ideas of paychoiogy an?l It
their practice of the new philosoi?hy. Ol
course, it is oo?Mwhat _gagerem N
practise new ideas at lenst. until the>
have adapted trtemselv??? to tin BOO?d
conditions which they ?precede it is thu
eagerness In the American character to
do evervthing perhaps a little to?. gfglgk?
ly that creates such Startlinie atid sen
satlOMI incidents in their actual lives.
AMERICAN RIGHT AND WRONG,
"Th.- American mwspapers are a! way?.
full of SOSOS unusual event which )m*
taken place In the lives ,,f weir men an 1
women. There la fi 4?ring sploe?m 11
the way ft mm Irons settle ti??? payche?
?logic problefifig of their tivsa ?by sosas av
tual violation of law or custom that is
inspiring ? sometimes shocking in
?Europe when ?anything In nodal life hap?
pens which is contrary t?> the existing
theories and traditions ,?f ?society, it -a
?put down as something to he deplored.
Hut In America von seem to settle th??
matter of right and wrong for \?>ur
s.-iv. ?? without fita] reverence for tradi?
"Now. I am entirely in sympathy with
the liberty of human beings to rca?h out
for themselves so that thev may And
their own psychology, their own reason
for the startling things In their lives.
There Is no reason t<? suppose that th*
- which ?-orne to us all In sle??p are
not In themselves a new language by
Which We express liidd? n powers of
though! an?! footing atid energy. Just
!'?"'atise some scientific theory Insists
that a dream Is unimportant doae not
make it so.
"There is nothing conservative about
Americans. They enjoy nothing that Is
old, they want everything that la new.
whether it ic ??rood or had for them.
That Is ?ome'.hln?* they will decide for
themselves af'er they've seen if or heard
fibOUt it They have no patience with
anything that is not original. With a
people nue that there is material for a
new ra< <- a race whleh shall lead the
world to a greater understanding of lib?
erty. .Mere material freedom is a very
snail part of ihe ambition which the
philosopher ?sapoOte, Liberty of soul?
that is, t!,?- absolute freedom for the soul
-is the g'?al of all advanced thought.
FIELD FOR THE PHILOSOPHER.
"In a OOUntry like this where a^ti'.n
and the mania for doing things are upper
1 most, the philosopher has ? splendid field
In whh'h to sow the seeds of harvest for a
philosophy sii'h as my observatlona havo
given me. All psychology is obtained by
watching the result of physical experi?
ments. It Is the actions of hrman belnea
Which reveal their SOUlOl From these
Bical experimente which i have fei?
loured I am perfectly si.re that there is
In man a power of memory that does not
entirely In the brain. Ftt inatanee,
?/OU mm? tt\ < r g face that you have seen
?Setenes tells u? U at your brain cells hare
retained an impress:. t face, hut
sa .-? matter of fad you rea'.!?.- re.?. ? ,
???slightly different Impression ? r ?the -
. Vi? a during el ? ? ? r.n.l on ? ?
I ?ion you saw ?t. y/ou pot nitons <?f
Impressions of it it ?rill be quite im
? 1? for you to remember It n ?
from the impression on your bmIn. Then -
fore, th? r?- must be a power Ol I
apart from the hranv
*T1 '.' a BUggaotkffl ot the un?
known and the unse,-?;: energ? Whti
, develop only when we pent ves 1
I accept phenomenal i ? Of
ring my three we. ks' visit in
?: ? ? ? met chfa ?fly men and
women who are asnorlais?! wltl yom an
versify. It waa my privilege to visit n.?r
vat-! one afternoon, and to be doUghted
with the intellectual temper of not only
?i ? Harvard M ideate, I nt with the poop a
of Boston, whom I had heen told were in
?suck keen sympathy with intellectual
[ Ideas I also male a short visit to Prince
where 1 ta;ke?l to the students on??
I afternoon. Princeton Is one Of the rnogt
? harming spots I have e\.r been In All
the ideals of a university settlement ere
there. an?l I fiBly IWgret that I have not
j had the opportunity of skeins the ground
In sp '
"I return to Paris leys Willingly than I
believe i I should. ! liwk forwr.rd to com
I lnc here again, and spending a longer
time go th_| 1 may have an opportunity
to study, Inotead of lecturing", a* I have
1 been obliged to do this time."
TEN THOUSAND A
MINUTE FOR POLO
: ..minu??! tro??? I bird nagr.
?:? fit Whlk It last?-', but seven an?i j
a h; ii mir. I g enough for th?
It is a regular bUBilMSS for men to hunt I
ng sprinting ability, ?
..?...v. ;?;?. intelligence in
Whal se? ins I?, the uninitiated a supcr
lualitlea must '???? dleeovered
. then can k developed
Tall, a White Rock, a Ballartna
or a J'iKe.,11 1!. famous p'.nies whicli
j: aoe Bperttng ! Wt??rv in the intrrnatlon
?1 gam.-?, two jcars ug'v
THE LAND OF THE POLO PONY.
The..- BfiMOOfl ?as' le?! g; bettes the stead
demand for good ivunts Kxp. rt horse
Ufalers range the BOW country from Te*S ?
M Montuna In *eareh of horses ?suitable
i? - am Ii this i:ritish-imported Bast I
ladiaa ?game la which America ga
? was settled long ago, for this ooun
try at least that the best native product
0 f!? id was raerutted fr??m th.
rhi.ks of the broncos and mustangs <'f
Texas and the clay-bank and "painted"
eeyusei <?f the Northern cattle trails.
?Property trained, such an animal will
from l- '*' 10 t?.OOO !:? UM market.
Trained grooms CM make them breed:
'in-v w.-.s a time when f? r ?UN ? !?"!"
Mayer of ordinary skill could mount
h_asoll ver.v oo-Bfoetably. That was a
Hag lime ago But not long as ???mpared
'??"> the tun. when the game of pol'? was
Then !s ample evidence that it was first
!'. rsia in the year *? B. C It
l*. mentioned in Persian odes which have
Vtered down t?. us from beyond the
Christian era. It can be traced In Japan.
?hero it was introduced from China In
the alxth century.
U was first played in England In 1871,
though populer In India (where recorda
of It date liack to 1764?. ten or twelve
Veara previous to that Polo la as much
the national game of India a? baseball i?
of this country.
At tlrat. In Kngland, the ball was
knocked about in a mon or lesa Indls
rlmlnate marner. It ?rag a dribbling
sort of affair. Ha? log pace and hard hit?
ting have super.? ded that kind of thing.
(MM of the most enthusiastic polo men
GeoiMi dould. hlmsolf a player of
gi"_t daah and vim and a hard rider. At
???jorgljti Court) hla superb country plate,
In New Jersey, ho has four polo fleitte.
th?? beat reserved foi tournamenl gam?
The playing h? id is as smooth and
It vc! as a putting green
Harry Payne W hitney bl captain of t
an dl f? ndlag t?-atn His ski
: ? ?and enthusiasm hav?? effect
?-ometlilf.'K ill'? g revolution in polo hi
have tiifrd?* the Meadow Brook team
standard Quarte! wins? play has be'
acknowledged th" beet in the world
Mr Whitney, in the plv??t position.
an gggraaalve, bul eooi loadar, Urs rag
surd iti the thlckeut of th?j ?Sghl
couching. <omniamlim,'. 04 OSUrlng anil H
raging ai swing tin- fortunes ??f ti
?Devereus Mllburn, "back" ??n th* Mei
?K.w Brook team? hi probably the ha
playoff in his position, exc.-lllng in "feet
ing" the bau t.? the foe wards with xr
ba< k-hand stroke at full gallop.
Both Woterburys ar?? inasters of th
lorrf;. centring shot mri'i'r under tb
|pony*a n?-?-k. ami ? xperts assirt that ftnl
I pla> off th? boards h-is never hie
? Ajngrlcan .-'am? is made up of har
; hittmK and hard raime. The ?hitting 0
the Am? ri? an?--, forehand and buchbaa<
?.??ar sld<- Pad "ff. at th? lull gallop, ha
gm n the wonder ?if two nations SV0
since the present f??u'r took the field.
The English team ?? nt to us in I'.'H wa
marshulh-d from his majesty's mounte?
foroea la sun-baked India Th?- men wen
masters of the galloping gama They ha?
ISgmti It in the lan?l of tie Maharajahs
THEY WERE GAME LOSERS.
The] came full of laudable hopes. Bui
they were Prierai niiii.i.u l'ritlsh cavalry
oflb'crs. and took defeat admirably Thai
were net slow tC admit that at last <ur
fiuartet had carri??) tin k'Him- to ?M limit
In spee?l and darin?: When they left M
they were ?'iithuslasti.? ov?r the fr??e hit?
ting, wide ridim*. long passim? play of
the M'-aalow BOOOh team
It la probable that th? first Knglish
team formation In the International ron
| P-st In June will be Rltson, No. 1, Freake.
j No. 2; Huekrnast.r. No. ::. and i'heape.
back, but Captain Rltson s health Is un?
satisfactory, th<?ugh he will have a tryout
at the forthcomliiK r?-glmental tourament
In India before g? ing to lingland
If he is absent, Captain Clieape will
play No. 1 and Lord Wodenhouse hack
The present arrangement Is to dispatch
the ponl*?s by the Atlantic Transport liner
Minneapolis on May .". The team will
leave Kngland on May 7 for Piping Rock,
where the praetlce games will be played.
The players will have about three
week.' practice after landing, but no
; - ' ait! ot h? i teami n in be pia' ?
before the international matches Durlni
th? ii'vt ! ? weeks ?the ?team win play i
gam? - at Eton,
hti Buckmastei liai never played n
the l':.!'?. .--'tal? s and lie has not i.|
peered In international competition rtno
IMS when England retained the troph]
t-? defeating Foxhall Keena'g teem ?iwi
gameo out of thron He Is now ?ooi Ideret
the nt.-,??? si modoni ?polo player developei
h Bnglagd and be is the only English
man raahed at !" ?points in th.? Hurling
kam i..ii?.i? B ?' i"'i" UM
ENGLAND'S FIRST GAME.
Team.- i ? pi i ?. ? th - the '"th llusaart
at:?i the '."ti Lancen hsd the i."t.or at
ii.mi.-low Heath to play ?the tirst mate!
i"iv. years inter polo was Introduced
into Ulla country by James Oordon Ben?
nett, who has participated in th?' apon
abpiad. The ?players were Lord Mande?
1 ville, sir ?Baehe Cunard, ?Colonel ?WHUani
.1? B. I Howland, Herman Oelrlcha
i're'i?rivi; Branson? Pair man itogers, q,
h ?Tearing, Hollia Hunnewell, John Mott,
W. K. Thorn, P". G Ortowold, \v. p,
Douglas and Ianmm (tard?n Dennett.
The lin?-iip of the flist International
iii.it? Ii tliat was belli at Newport between
England a ml the t'mted ?tatOO in IV??.
I was: Am.iica. T HltehOOO-, \\ . Is
Thorn. Raymond Pol mont and Pou-all
I Keane; Engte??, John Watson, the Hon.
it. Lawley. T. Hone ami Malrahn Little
Tin- r.-sult whs !" ?voals to -1 in favor
of Kngland. ?lue to superior team work ?>n
the part of the Ktigllshmen t'olo grew
rapidly from thai time, ami dubs wore
established ..II '?v. 1 tlie country
The gam? was Bret played with eight
men on a tttm\ l"it it was soon found a?l
visable t?> limit Hi?- number of players to
five on ea? li team, owing to the scrim?
maging that resulted from such a numt?er
I Of men being on th" Held In Ittt thiH
I was reduced to four, and up to th0 pre.
I flit Um?- a (|iiart??t of players ban been
I found the most advantageous nufigbor <?f
: men to represent a login There <i?.ej> not
seem t?> I??' ?mv possibllitv that this nuiii
kor will Over bs altered, as it has proved
Ideal in every way.
The regulation tVI'l, fiOOOrd?tg to th<?
laws laid down by th? governing bodies
of polo ffii all countries where the game Is
played, is !?"" feet long and <JM feet wule,
with ten-ln< h side boards running ttie
length of the field. The coal post? must
i..- twenty-fear f*-et apart.
The most simple definition of the game
it- that it Is hockey on horseback In the
first few years hockey etlcks were uted,
but these have been replnced by polo
The latter varv from t* to M inehoe it?
length, with variiraa heads, known i
round squs. rigar shap'd. the ea
fitting Into about the middle of the baud
Actual playing tlm? la en?' hour. dl?rlded |
Into eight p. rkx I minutos, uith in- i
tervuli of throe minute? between periods, |
except bait time, when ; minutes is al I
?Play?n it ?/arlably have ;,t |?-aai four |
pon Im each to rid?? during a gam??. s<> ?
? - i"t y i?, a>ked to pla) mOTO than Ivo ;
;.erlods. ot || mfoUtOI gltagUthOff
Tiie diff.-r?m? botwaea the togttoh nti?t !
Afe-rleiin rules Is that under the foriBCl'l
fOIWiltlOn? B player Is not permitted to
hit the hall or Interfere In any way ?vben
offatde; that is, h? must have one oppo?
nent between ?ilm and the goal he ts
The Bngltgh polo authorities ha?,e, how?
ever, gUSpended th?' offside rule so as to
give British I'ololsts an opportune> t.. re
gain the oovoted trophy.
AN EASTER WEDDING.
Reginald \'nii?lerb|lt said at a prr-Kr?.?
t? r wedding In New York
'How Inten-sttng It would he if we could
ktiow how all these pretty wedding:-: ram.?
alxiut' Often, no doubt, the girl?, them?
selves brought them about?unless. ln
<l?-??l, the man was too Inordinately ggggM,
"Travers met a pretty girl last winter
in l.ennuda. He ?lanced with her at the
Hamilton and Princesa, he wheeled with
h??r to "Tom" Moore's house for straw?
berries and cream, and h*? hnthed with
h.r in the pretty blue pool with Its lining
tit azure tiles
"Hut he didn't pfUpOOU Wa? he too
bashfulf Tb?. girl ?me aftern?i<?n In ? fea
<-,';?:.let? nnVr?'d to read ids future, and,
holding his big brown hand In her slim
white one, she murmured, as her fingir
moved ?lellcately across his palm.
' 'Tliis line Indicates that before you
She paused, with downcast eye? Hut
nothing followed. The young man sat be?
side lier, grinning sheepishly. Her lip
Curiad In disdain, and id..? added, in a
clear, cold voice:
"Mut this line Indicates that you'll
lo-M-r overtake that future. You're too
??rvllle Wright was talking In I ?a? ton
about the phenomenall? swift and dan?
gerous monoplanes ?if Kran?'?
"They might be liken?-?!, those ma?
chines.'' he said, "to the Broadway ha?
bitu?s?they are fast and always broke.''
"HIGH COST" BROODS IN SNUG NEST
? ?ntinii?*?! from third gage,
?nsk?' .1 fortune In N?ew Tori wher
fortuna ?ne being spent, not made
New Torkere, hoerever, much us the
fire given tO putting money iit*<? iTCUlS
tlon ??n their native inland, do i
their spending !?? - - to thfa ' ? ? Beeoi i
only tu the advantages of ?setting t
their dollars her? Is t1" Inter,-t ,,f tvi
mg them int?? gui?eeni franca mark.?
kronen ?and lire, m h?< t?> ?become Sli
)i.ns?-rs Of larg'-vse In Kurnpc.
TRAINING THE EUROPEAN.
And of What inestimable advantage ti
Iviiropeans ' There Was ? tint) when slni
pie Buropeam us.?i to think thai Arm rl
cans were ilk? ??tii? r ?people and wants?
'o he i harped the .?nine prices for thlltgB
Hut though it has taken them i? long ttm?
'?. eoni|iier this l?l??.. mil even now citnv
?xist along th.? high road of travel when
they .?till maintain one scale of prices -
there an? places when tbe American maj
be aecominodated aorordlng to tus own
Ideas Of whnt In ought to paj
? " ? an easily understand how di'-i'O'ir
Bgtng It must be t?> th?? hotelier the shop?
keeper, the tient? i al manager, th?? res
t.i m at? '.ir. the porten and th?- men end
maid servants of Kttrop? to hear the con
stnnt sali?me tlon when they render their
I ills and se?-vlce:
"Why. how cheap' 1 should have t?>
l-av Just 'wice or three times that in
N".?w York for tin? sano? think;''
It has naturally made tliem feel d?'
gredod In ttieir own eyes, and has brought
tb??m to th<- realisation that the only way
to- recover their s<?]f-respect and command
the reepect of their American visitor* M
to ??harge them home prices and ndd a
little to suggest superiority.
?Reluctantly they are here an! there
adopting tins view. The etory is authen?
tic which is told of an American engag?
ing rooms in ObW?a_?arpan ?luring the
Paaak n May ?msou there in the spring ??"
THE SOPHISTICATED HOTEL MAN.
"Fifteen marks a night!" exclaimed he.
"That Is more thsn I have had to pay
anywhere over here."
"Yes. but. dear sir," explained the
? ?berainmergauati. "you forget that this
'is a special seas. n. equivalent to, we'll
say, a fair In your country. Rooms In
St I.oiils durln? your last fair tin*N
were as much as 115 a night for accom?
modation:', not nearly so comfortable nor
so plcturesiju.? as trose of mino!"
From which one may draw his own con
a*= to the ?-ourse of traimnf
t ones inexperience?
? of Oterammorgan had passed.
It Is nl<*e to tlirnk of the At'i.tican a;
of "jfoopcrtty among othei
pies, aa a raiser, one miuht uUSf, 0)
th? standard of values Beoldog, uoa
that he has to pay more for thing.
abroad than he had been led to antlcl
patO, who knows that UM American
?notai?!? the W?tW Yoiker?does not ap
?prec?ate thorn more. There is much to b?
sal.l for the merchant who raises hi:
prieta simply from an ambitious enthu?
siaam to be up with the times. Ha t,!
prai-tlca..- .. Creator, He makes preclour'
a thing which In itself may have pre?
viously be? n considered of no value at a;l
There Is a thi'iitre, for Instance. In New
*? ork whore there is a certain hank 0?
tenta from which only g very unsatis
'actoiy view of ti.?? stag? may be had.
No "in? wo'il.l boy these places. They
arere the sama pri?e a.? other? adjacent
I tfotu Which there was a good view. Ar?
an exportaient the management doubled
I the pile.? of the undesirable row. and
BOW they aie sa?lllng out every night.
WHAT WE PAY FOR WE VALUE.
As a flnRl guarant??e of the whol??
theory thai people who <i<> not have to
pay for tilings see nothing In them, take
t).?' enge "f the dramatic ?Title??,!
l An?! there is another side t" the de
i lights of spending which may he parti}'
explained by the remark of the man who
'It makes m?? n?Vvous to think how
little I have, but It sooth?'S m.? to think
how much I have."
What wonder then that he chooses to
think ??f his i>ossesninns as tn?ich lnme?,ri
of as little and that he spends some t<
assure himself of his position?especially
when there Is euch assurance and reas?
surance to he got out of the spending a.?
Hier? OOtrtalnly Is in New York!
Think of the exp? rlcnee In life and
luxury that comes with the skipping ot
a twentv-dollar gold piece over the sea
of J'ivs lu a lobster palace on some
night of nights. In tho first place, pen
are surrounded by splendor that would
make Nero in all his glory seem like a
rub?'. ThetU are lush French tapestries,
wliii-h. although they may seem more
like goblins than Gobelins?especially
after the second bottle?provide a wall
of color that Is distinctly gratifying aftei
g somewhat trying black and white day
ov??r th? ottico ledger. Then? are th? I
bulbous Kgyptlan columns, done In dul'
goid and mourning, supporting a balcony I
over tho balustrade of which smile llpe
whose ?rolo.- wou!d ehnme th? deep Sa??
dlnlan cora!. There <s the neat Greelpi
fret running around the edg?* of ?IM
celling?If you gvt time to look that high.)
There are the old F.ng?sh chairs ln'Whlc_4
to drape your languid Uml ?.
SPENDING MADE EASY.
The dishes, changed so rapidly thath
you can hardly make their contents yourj
own before they vanish, are decoratW
wit': th? Ratee <!? ''.Kns and coloring*) of
th? Vl. oneee Secessionist?- The* njsnu,
all intricately French, stdde annuler not?
to the symphony?if It may be so called?
but the food, usually not notified !n ad
van.-e of th- role it is t.. play, often turns
out to be quite tastily American The.
waiters form in themselves an interna?
tional festival, sp. aklng. In composite, a'
sort of Boperanto.
After all. Is it not a great ?leal that ;
on?? gets ??'it ??f filghte -iVOted to the '
! enjoyment <>f tne.se pteeeurea, and osp?*
claUy when one comes to think that !n
n reason a New Yorker does not spend
much more than It wouM take to iro to
all the placs he has seen ropreOS?tod
In his caf? life her.'"* Reside? tlier?? hag
been the added charm of giving all th?t
he and his wife 000?Od f?r thOOBOBteOS t>?
the waiter, whose gratitude repaid them
even if the Joy of giving <!!?! ti't
Hut who sha!! say that th?' mere :o\
Of giving whs not BUfld? nt or that that
same variety of Joy Is not th> real
p'anatlon for the popularity ?.f the high
cost of llvlnc?
For of nil sad words of pen or t??ngu?
The saddest are these: "I luv. b,. n
Far too sad and OOmplatBiag, ladoed, to
say to any one hut one's self.
THE GIFT OF HUMOR
"A ?ente of humor la a fine possession.
"With some men. however, it go? s to ex?
tremes?to ghastly extremes'
The acene was the Economic club's
dinner at the Hotel Astor In New York
The speaker, the Mayor of Cincinnati,
"I used to know in Horace Annesley fi
man with this excessive sense of humor.
Horace said to me one morning with a
" 'I've got the greatest Joke to tell you!'
" 'Well, what is It? said 1.
" 'You know,' ?ail lloraii?, that 1 was
examined ami passed for Iif.? insurance
last week" TftH ha. ha. hfi' Pro been to
consult a speclallst this morning, and he
tells me I've got an Incurable disease. He
glvea me Juat one year. Ha, ha, ha'.' "