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THE INDIAN ADVOCATE 155 & Vim JK m &i. (ek SHh H k i "J&F K ,v; X &1 fifer ' v . . ft i 1. cept is demand lies at the foundation of all social intercourse. One's own conduct sets the key for the treatment which one receives at the hands of other people; the only exceptions to the rule are cases when one's self-esteem is so largely in ex cess of one's merits that it engenders ridicule instead of defer ence. " , "The world s a mirror which gives back the reflection of one's own acts.1' The saying, though sometimes erroneous, is in most instances true. The United States Census Bureau after some lengthy in vestigation gives the public the starting news that for tha past twenty years a suit for divorce is filed every two minu tes and a decree allowed every three minutes. From 1887 to J907 ttiere were 1,400,000 divorce suits entered in the United States courts, South Carolina is the only state m the Union that refuses to recognize divorce in any form and has no law contemplating a rupture of the marriage bond. Divorce is a disgrace to a Christiau country and the disgrace is spreading and will spread so long as Prc-estant Church systems recog nizt it. The evil wasint.oducsd by these and it is now their concern to put a stop to it if they can. The excitable individual cams in late and when the man invhj cuat-room took longer than usual to check his coat his temper knew no bounds- "Hurry up," he exploded, "and check my coatl Can't you see I have been standing here an hour?" "My dear man," replied the other, calmly, "it is not your coat you want checked." "Then what is it, blockhead?" "Why, your temper, sir."