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nation of motive-mental, each driv
ing the other ceaselessly, hitting at
poor health and an exhaustion of en
ergies. The long, thin nose gives thought
fulness, speculation, close analysis of
life and problems; the long neck, in
dependence and pride; the firm,
strong jaw, strength of character,
and the long upper lip, determina
tion. Leadership is hinted at in .the long
bridge of the nose, the trace of white
under the iris bespeaks control of
people and', the prominence of the
eyes, the command of language.
Her physiognomy destined her to
a scope of influence and activity far
above the provincial.
The long line of the jaw, indicat
ing concentration on whatever she
undertakes, in conjunction with oth
er qualities above enumerated, sug
gests that Miss Rankin will be a con-"
servative, studious, indefatigable
worker for her ideals in public life.
Culture blood shows in all her
lineaments, and alertness, like the
mettle of the racehorse, Is tokened
by the soft, fine hair. '
Thft straight, thin Uds advertise
firmness, self control and 'business
ability, all keyed to the intellectual
by her dominating mental tempera
ment. Invariably, people whose features
are keen-edged like Miss Rankin's
are incisive, critical, impatient of
criticism and sarcastic.
The nose, showing prudence,
thoughtfulness, alertness indicates
that Miss Rankin will be a good par
liamentarian in congress, that her
work will be thorough and that she
will not advocate a measure until it
has been carefully analyzed.
Lack of the vital in her 'make-up,
usually indicating a dearth of the
friendly qualities, of good humor, of
laughter and desire for more homely
pleasures, would suggest austerity.
She would probably take a joke
upon herself quite badly.
Summed up, the character indexes I
of Miss Rankin's physiognomy,
judged by her photograph, say she is
essentially a teacher serious, care
ful, untiring and wholesouled in her
work, but too cautious and sensitive
to be very original.
OUR OWN "ABE" LINCOLN
By James Austin Murray.
Fair Nature's sculptor paused one
day and sadly looked around
At myriad forms of human, clay in
which her gifts were bound;
Rulers and statesmen militant cum
bered the hall of fame,
But not a single occupant seemed
worthy of the name.
When, suddenly, her saddened face
shone with surpassing light,
She spoke: "This is the time and
place to mold a Man aright."
A soldier's courage she combined
with boundless sympathy,
And (boon to slaves of all mankind)
great love of liberty.
Prom blighting prejudice and spite ,
she drew no single grain,
In Nature's Champion of Right you
look for them in vain.
She searched not Harvard's halls
. nor Yale for wisdom's germ
But' sought a lowly backwoods trail
among Earth's common kind.
For there she found no kingly stock,'
no pride of ancestry,
No kin from hallowed Plymouth '
Rock, no vaunted pedigree.
The sculptor formed her mold of
clay, a gaunt, ungainly frame,
And Nature brought to life that day:
"Abe" Lincoln! bless his name.
The Grand Chorus
To him who found the people's heart p
and gently touched the strings, "
Who sweetly swelled the chorus part '
and loved the common things,
We raise our voice with Uncle Sam
in jubilee and song,
A chorus, Father Abraham, a hun
dred million strong!