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Women Excel in
Accurate Report
bar of Physical Fact
IE SiEl who wrote that "all men are liars" was not indict
ing humanity. 11 was speaking not generically, but spe
cifically. He meant not mankind, but us, the men, in con
tradistinction to the women.
He was right. Lying, like the rapid-fire gun, the "Bos.
ton agreement," the tricks of trade, the battleship, 'is a
weapon, andI men are the wielders of weapons. Lying is,
after all, only brutality refined. Falsehood is cruelty tem
pered by cowardice.
In the frank age of comnpetitive force man was the strong
arn robber. lie brought the spoil to his lady love, but liked to glaze over
the bloody detail of acquisition. Many a respectable citiz.en in our era
has qualms when his wife congratulates him on the business victory which
he has achieved through the fraudulent finesse of commeitial competition.
lie tells her he can't explain processes to her, that she has no head for
business. lie means she has no heart for it, and his reserve is eloquent
of the fact that lie has not, at bottom, either. But lie is born into a con
dition and he accepts it. lie wields the weapon and is naturally more
expert in its use tlhan the woman.
Not that women cannot pick up the tool when it serves their pur
pose. Their purpose is different-that's all.
Man's temptation is self-assertion, power. Woman's temptation is
self-sturrender, helpfulness. Both lie from self-interest, but the self-inter
est of mnan is possession, the imposition of his personality upon others;
the self-interest of woman is the identification, the absorption of her being
through sympathy into that of her environment.
It is a question of motives.
The standard of honor is no different in the soul of a woman from
that which rules in a man. Each is tempted according to the tempera
ment. So the question really comes down to this point--what are the
psychical elements of differences as between man and woman
We shall never get beyond the philosophy of Genesis. Out of the
"sleeping" Adam was the woman formed. Forever man carries within
him the soul element of the woman. Forever woman bears within her
the soul element of man. It is in the proportions of the combination that
'the mystic secret lies. That secret is God's. Hit this much we mav divLine,
that woman has the instinctive self, the "sleeping" self, the intuitive self,
developed in a higher degree than man. The man has in his makeup
more of the Ego, the ''1," the active self. But each has both elemnenits.
Twenty years of experience in court trials have convinced me that,
other things being equal, the best witnesses are womfeI
and children. 'Tihey excel in a vivid and accurate
report of the physical fact as it is. That is because
temperamentally th'ey are more interested in and re
spond more readily to their environient of fact and
Women will lie unconsciously more readily than
men. Men will and do lie consciously more readily
than w'omen. Woman, speaking generally, has the
finer sense of honor.
'lhornas A. Edison, the inventor, has
just been celebrating his twenty-fifth wed
M~Iany ding aniniversary .and has been advising
y'oung men to- get marriedl as soon as pos
Great sible. lie says that a mian does not take
Inv nt rs his proper place. in society until he isma.
1~ereried. The responsibilities of a family steady
- ~him andl tendl to bring out the best there is
~ingieAll the great epoch-making inventions,
with very fewvexceptions, have been madle
By Samuel A. Donne) y .y bachelbrs.
Watts was a b~achielor when he invented
I and perfected the modern reciprocating
/steam engine. Stephenson w~as a bachelor when he built his first loco
= So was F'ulton when he started the first steamboat he invented up (lie
So was Samuel Morse w~hen he invented telegraphy.
Thie same can be said of Alexander Bell, who invented and produced
'the first practical telephone.
We all knew Marconi to be a bachelor when lie ihvented wvireless t'elog
Tihe Wright brothers, Wvho invented (lie first practical aeroplane, are
Sonie of these meu got married after their great inyentions had been
What has nyv of' them done since hie-got married ? Very few of them
got married early ini Iife.
Where would civilization and society be except for the bachelors who
have led in all other useful arts as well as invention ?
I do not wish to (discouirage mar'iget - lhit facts arc facts and the
t rut h in regard to decent, usef'ul bachelors shmould( be allowed to crop ouit
onice ini a while.
Facts of 'oitaanit~~osbht fbre.b
of M arried tl~(eetv hlrnaeteofpigo
By J. S. MORTON fle
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upn thi coubjins Io banyhs detncansuni
vstaeetsa norl insultingfecurllyn"potec
the acesof mny goda dinelligend chmen."dwme hs cide
areas iathyandbriht s ay Ti asewrldha an l beormend brihte than
Morove, he omn wotarri eserv couidrn hare the offspng of
knoinghothuan's redetshis alechr of lieeousin marae ad
his reitaydspoitin, omed whic shenvrall knefectil is tooll
statemets asiruemarirultinaslurranungri
Moreoverthwoa wo marriedsosnsta flthe drcou ths.teavnaeo
knwig er hubn'(rcdethsmnero iebfremrig n
his heeitr dipsiin noeo hchseee il nwuti(tio
late f sh maries strnger
rofexs Wream Orper'
N the old bufllding of the New York
university on Washington square,
the birthplace of the telegraph of
Morse, there was taken in 1834
the first photog-rapb of the human
face. The photograph was that of
Miss Dorothy Catherine Draper. and
rhe man who took it was her brother,
Dr. John William Draper, professor
of chemistry in the university. He
had gone a step beyond Daguerre and
by this photograph he established hirn
self as one of the great inventors of
the nineteenth $entury.
Not long ago occurred the hundredth
anniversary of Doctor Draper's birth
and it was celebrated In the auditori
um of the university at Aqueduct ave
nue and One Hundred and Eighty-first
si treet.
It was on the roof of the old build
ing on Washington place that there
was set up, in 1840, the first photo
graph gallery In the world. To this gal
lery there came to be amazed and de
lighted all the notables of the day, in
cluding Theodore Frelinghuysen, the
candidate for vice-president on the
Henry Clay ticket.
Professor Draper took the pictures.
H-is camera waa a cigar box and his
lense the glass from a pair of spec
tacles. Doctor Draper's assistant in
this gallery., the man who posed the
sitters andi attended to the artistic de
tails, was Prof., S; F. 1B. Morse,. who
only.flve years before and in the same
building .had .operated the first tele
g*-nph lirte.
The pictures, taken in tis gallery
wet~o developed by Professor Draper,
for' it was hls-exper-iments in regars.
to .the clienical action of light that
had~ enabled himn to improve the proc
ess of D)aguer-re almost as soon as the
latter's discovery was made known.
It wres In 1839. that Daguerre gave his
process to the world, but it was niot
then adlaptable to landscapes or por
traits. In the same year Professor
Dr-aper- announced that he had found
the way to jihotogr-aph the human face
and to over-conme those obstacles which
made the F'renchman's process imper
feet .and impractical.
In these kodak days the directions
which D)octor Draper gave at this time
for taking: a photograph are interest
ing, At first,. he said, h'e had triled
dlusting the. face of a sister with white
powder, but he later found that this
was- unnecessary. On a bright day
and with a sensitive plate, he an
nounced, portraits could be obtained
in the cour-se of five or seven minutes.
"rTe hainds of the sitter," .hs - said
in these directions to the camera
ticends or that day, "should never rest
upon01 the chest, for the motion of res
piration disturbs them so. much as to
make them of a thick and clumsy ap
pear-ance, destroying also the repro
sentat ion of the veins- on the back,
which, if they are held motioziless, are
copied with surprising beauty. -
"A iperson dressed in a black coat
and open waistcoat of the same color
must put on a temporary front- of a
drab or flesh color or by the time that
his face atnd the fine shadows of his
woolen clothing are evolved his shirt
will be solarized and will be blue and
black with a white halo around it.
"Owing to the circumstances that
yellow and yellowish browns require
a long time to impress the substance
of the daguerrotype, persons whose
faces are freckled all over give rise to
the most ludicrotts results,, a white
portrait mottled with just as many
black dots as the sitter has yellow
On March 22, 1840, Doctor Draper
took from the roof of the building the
flrst photograph ever taken of the
mtoon. His plate was exposed 20 min
utes and the image was allout an inch
in diameter. The photograph was pre
sented to what was then the LYC9Utn
of Natural History., It created a great
aensation at the time, not only here
out abroad, Daguerre's name was
given to the photographic proces=3 for
many years after this.
The man whon New York univer.
sity Is about to honoj as the first
photographer and a grea't chemist was
born an Euglishman. lie came to this
country at the age of twenty-two,
graduat.d from the University of
Penns, Ivania in 1836 and was appoint
ed professor of natural philosophy,
chemistry and physiology at Ilamp
den-Sydney college in Virginia. It was
from there that he was called in 1839
to be professor of chemistry at New
York university, and he signalized his
change of residence by announcing
almost immediateiy thereafter his
photographic process. He was con
nected 'with the university until his
dleath ini 1882'...
Doctor Draper has frequently been
described as a pioneer in the science
of prismatic analysis. His discow
eries in this field covered a wide
range.; He even- anticipated the' incan
descent light of Edison when he sug
gested as a standard for photomet'ry
for white right a piece of platinum foil
of given area and thickness heated to
incandescent by an electric current
of specified strmength.
Capillary attraction was the subject
of his first researches and from them
arose his discovery as' to host the
blood is purified, a mystery which had
baffled the scientists up to that time.
It was in 1847 that he explairned the
circulation and purification of the
blood in a work that attracted wide
Doctor Draper is still remembered
at New York university as one of the
muost" prodigious workers eyer known.
Besides his extensive research work
he found time to publish more than
a hundred books, monographs and ad
dresses. He wrote a history of the
Civfl war in three volumes and, his
"lflstory of the Intellectual Develop
ment of Europe" was translated into
every civilizcd tongue.
A Lazy Man's Job.
Tip, since his early wanderings on
the plains, has always said that the
softest lazy mxan's job on earth was
raising sheep. Sheep are bush feed.
er-s. They will thrive von~ eating any
thing from dead sago-brush to railroad
snow- fences. They will tunnel their
muzzles through snow 'to .get a stick
underneath for food. Of course they
eat the snowv when they get thirsty.
Now Tip learns from an official gov
ernment report that' an island off the
coast of Nova Scotia has been a great
success. Not dn attendant with food,
not a coper cent. of cost to the own
ers, and through two bitterly cold,
hard winters those sheep have fat
tened and flourished to splendid form
and fleece.-New York Press.
"And what is her reason for asking
for a divorce?"
"Because her husband was in the
habit of thro~ving her dresses all over
the honse."
"That's a funny reason."
"Yes, but as a general thing she
was inside the dresses whe~n he threw
them,"' .
God helps those that help them
iWeeks-I once knew a man who re
ally enjoyed moving.
Seeks-I don't believe it.
Weeks-It's a fact. You see, he
lived in a houseboat.
How He Did It,
At the dinner Saturday of the Mill
tary Order of Foreign Wars, Capt.
Carlyle L. Burridge told of a man
who, returning to' his domicile at
cockcrow, underwent an inspection by
his wife, who desired to know how
he came to have a large bump on his
"That? Oh, that's where I bit my
self," explained he of the night key.
"Bit yourself?" the lady repeated
after him. "How could you bite your
self away up there?"
"Why, I stood on a chair," he said.
Cleveland Leader.
To Pray for the Rich.
Two women prominent in St. Louis
have started a movement to induce
300.000 of their sex in the south to
pray every day for the rich. They ex
plain they hope by organizing system
atically groups of women who will
pray often and well for the more af
fluent, wealthy persons will be led tc
contribute to a fund for the evangeli
zation of the world. Belle H. Ben
nett, president of the woman's mis
sionary council of the Methodist Epis.
copal church south, and Mrs. R. W
McDonnell are the originators of the
Caused by Malaria removed by the use
of Elixir Babek cure for such ailments.
"I have used Elixir Babek in my fam
ily for sixteen years and found it even
more than you claim for it in treatins
cases of Chills or Malarial Fevers. On(
member of our family was cured ol
Malarial Fever by it when given up tc
die by physicians.-J. F. Oberlet. Vien
na. Va. Elixir Bnbek 50 cents. all drug
gists or iloczewski & Co., Washington
D. C
"it is the little things in this wort
that cause us the most trouble."
"Nor In my business." replied th(
shoe eterk; "it's the big things, tT
owners of which want to put into fit
tle shoes."
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle o
CASTORIA, a safe-and sure remedy to
infants and children, and see that I
Bears the.
Signature of
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
- Explaine'd.
Indignant Diner-Look here, wait
er; I just found a button in this disl
of roast turkey..
Calm Waiter--Yes, sir; it is par
.of the dressing.--Harper's Biazar.
Motherahouldi never bo without a box of Moth<
Gray's sweet Powdersafor obhidren. Th'oy Break u
Colds, iReltovo F'eyerishness, Constipatto n, Teethii
Dilsorders, Hcedzche and 8to.mach Troubles. Use
by Mothersfor22 years. TH aHB PowDECIs NEVH
FAIL. sol by all yrtug stores, 25o. Don't accd
any #tbsa1te, samplenmat led FnER N to any miothe
Addrese'Auien s. Olasted. Le Roy, N. Y.
Hardly anything can mak~e such
.fool of a man Yrs side whiskers fe
.him to be proud of.
If constipation is present, the live
uluggisha, take Garfield Tea; it is mild I
action and never loses its potency.
The man who has been'* marrie
fifty- years is willing to let his wif
do the boasting about it.
whether from Colds, Heat,- Stomaoh<
Nervous Troubles, Capudirge will relieve yo1
It's 11k uid-pleasant to take-acts immed
atel y.'1'y it. 't0o., 25c., and 50 cents at dru
Ever notice how many people ther
are in the world who say:. "You jur
wait, I'll get even with you I"
The herb laxative. Garfield Tea, promnp
ly overcomes constipation, biliousnes
sick-headache and insures better health.
People who s~ay just what they thin
'A~re more numerous than popular.
Many a man succeeds because he
a good guesser.
When You '2
Of the pain which many women e
month It makes the gentleness and k
eted with womanhood seem to I
While in general no woman rebels
garde as a natural necessity there Is
sot gladly be free from this reourrin,
'Dr'. Pler'ce' s Favoritle Preso.
weak women srond and
well, and gives them freedo
it estabilahes Pregularlty, aux
matlon, heals ulcer'atlon a
male wreakness.
Sick women are invited to consuli
free. All oorrespondenco strictly
cnfidential. Write without fear an<
loal Assooiation, RI. V. Pierce, M. I
If you want a book that tolls all
them at home, send 21 one-cent sa
*oly, and he will send you a free o<
Common Sense Medical Advlser-rc
In handsoenn oloth.binding..3 am...
kV iugnerOal te
st- to work at th On t*
her education proble .. Sh
has begun at the' top a rtri
.establish universities W thetiro P
Ing students for them, and all thelow
-or- rungs of the ladder. are so -badly
constructed that It is almost 1900-0
sible for. the student to mount by,
them.-National Review, Shanghai.
the chief secret of -comfort lies In
not allowing trifles to vex us.-Shar.
Finally Cured by Lydia E. PInk
ham's Vegetable Compound.
Erie, Pa. - "I suffered for five years
from female troubles and at last was
i~ii.!. almost helpless. I
went to three doo.
tors and they did
me no good, so my
sister advised me to
try Lydia E. Pink.
h11bbam's Vegetable
- : Compou.nd, and
*11when I had taken
only two bottles I
could see a big
change, so I took
six bottles andI am
now strong. an well
again. I don't know hbw to express
my thanks for the good it has done me
and I hope all suffering women will
give Lydia E. lnkham's Vegetablo
'ompound a trial. It was worth its
weigt In gold. "-Mrs. J. P. ENDLIon.
R. F. D. No. 7, Erie, P(.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com.
Kound, made from native roots and
herbs, contains no narcotic or harm.
ful drugs, and to-day holds the record
for the largest number of' actual cures
of female diseases we know of, and
thousands of voluntary testimonials
are on file in the Pinkham laboratory
at Lynn, Mass.,'from women who have
been cured from almost every form of
female complaints, such as inflamma.
tion, ulceration, displacements, fibrold
tumors, irregularities, periodic pains,
backache, indigestion and nervous
prostration. Every suffering woman
owes it to herself to give Lydia E. Pink.
ham's Vegetable Compound a trial.
If you want special advice write
Mrs.Pinkliam, Lynn, Mass., for It,
It is free and always helpful.
Atlanta Directory
Mail your roll and w~rite for camera cataloltto Tho
College "co-op," Shelley Ivey, Mgr.,A9lanta.
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