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if 1 ' " Religion is not a dogma, nor an emotion, bnt a service. Roswell D. Ilitchcock. ...Hie great inan he who 4oes not lose cU child's heart. Mercius. , , t i-X FOUETEEN HONOLULU STAB-BULLETIN, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 19l THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CLOTHES. (By DOROTHY DIX, vThe World's Highest Paid Woman i Writer.) 0" .NK of the interesting and valuable lessons that the war la teaching us la the effect that clothes have r ; on us. ?As regards clothes, people have . mainly been divided Into two classes --those who held that the purpose of clothes was merely to coTcr their nakedness 'and keen them warm in "winter and cool in summer, and it was rv a matter of small Importance how they looked : and those who believe that the purpose of clothes was to i minister to one's vanity and that neither comfore nor use mattered so leng as they were beautiful. . The result of this controversy has ' neen that part of our fellow creatures Lave paid too little attention to their clothes and have gone about slouchy - and sloppy 'and looking like human tag bags, while others have paid too much, attention to their clothes and , - nave-spent too much time and thought end money turning themselves Into - living fashion plates.' Both the undepressed and the over- : dressed have thought of clothes mere . y In terms of their bodies. They have not considered the way tbey,dresset "as it reacted on their characters, and . yet the moral effect of a coat on man or a frock on a woman is far ? more Important than whether the gar ment becomes his or her complexion. V It has been said, "as a man thinks, so -he is." It may be said with- equal truthfulness that as a man - dresses, bo will he be. "We could hive no more vivid Illus tration of this than has been afford ed by our volunteer army, who by the , mere putting on of a uniform appear -to have acquired automatically strength,' stamina and fcackbone-aU nf those Intangible qualities that we ' lamped Into the word . manliness. . - So great has been the transforms' ; lion wrought -by a suit of khaki that we have actually failed to recognize ' at. first stent, hoys with .whom we "tats been acquainted all of their ' ' lives. V: ; :; - ' : There vras Jlmmle Johnson, .round- t Mouldered .and flat-chested,- and whose knees always appeared to wab Jtle as'he walked. Jlmmle's clothes al fays looked as If he slept In them, tnd he had a general air of going to seed and of being too lazy and shift less to care If he did. But Jimtnlein 'tis new unuona uiierc.jr-.cMiei6-ed from the chrysalis. Trim Jtrig and t taut, buttoned ; up, to the chin,, with polished puttees and every buckle ' &hlnmg,"he has squared" hisshoulders, tuck out his chest and held up his head tor the first time In his life, he. cause he's trying to live up to that Foldler's coat he's got cn.:-?--:y: '.-And theres Percy Perkins, who has always been a r sissy sort, of : a chap who ran to silk' pajamas and four dol lar neckties and embroidered things r enerally, ' and hadn't spunk ' enough .to say ; "scat ttr a, , cat Somehow Percy's foolish little artificialities and - entlmentaHtles ' dropped . from him like an outgrown garment when 'he ; put on his .soldier's uniform. r,- There's Just something of sweat , end. blood, strain and struggle, hero Ism and high endeavor and danger -find -death that Is. so interwoven Into -the very fabrlaof ' that dull brown 'cloth that It puts courage and grit In to the "w eakest spine and the poorest spirit of the man who puts It on.: Of the weir known and Irreslstlbla effects of brass buttons and uniforms , jtn the female sex It is unnecessary to v V peak here.: "Women have never; been able to' resist ' them and the record breaking crop of war brides is merely another illustration of the psychology of clotheo. Girls who ; hsve said 'no" -a thousand times to suitors In busi ness suits. Kolfinr toes. snort'clotheS . . ' i ' ' i f w ii : m n ii IIlIiMMsillSi - t ftntaining dceti of; recipes that have U i been tried : and pronounced par ; excel & lnre bv Honolulu g tauon in uic wu"ujf if TI - v ?3 laid Star Mono 125 MERCHANT T. and evening dress have said "yes, and thank you kindly" the very first time their lovers popped the. question ca mouflaged as gallant soldier boys. -Further proof of the effect that one's teraonal aDDearance has on one's morale also comes from the front where we are told that even the men in the trenches, who are forced to live in incredible filth, are urged to shave every day and keep their uni forms a.f clean as possible because it bucks a man up and gives him cour age. Also we are told that the officers find that they have more control ovtr their men and Inspire more respect If they are always turned out splc and span as if on dress parade. Certainly one finds it easy to be lieve this because it matches1 one's own personal experience. All of us do pay deference to good clothes. All of us are Impressed by them and there is not one of us who is not intangibly braced up and given more courage by feeling that we are suitably attired. The first subtle indication that a man or a woman is slumping, that he or she has let go and has given up the fight is shown in his or her ap pearance. When a man ceases to shave and black his shoes, when he lets his trousers bag at the knees he is on the toboggan slide. So is a wo man when she leaves, of r her corsets and takes to Mother Hubbards and floppy slippers and screws her hair up IntO a knot the size of a hickory nut on the top of her head. The man with a three days' stubble of beard on his- face, and spotty clothes, will shuffle and shamble I around to the back door and . whine out a hard luck story. He will ask for alms instead of work because he is lazy and shiftless and has lost cour age and determination. The man who is clean shaven, whose clothes are brushed and pressed, even if they are threadbare, will leok you in the eye and ask for a job, because he's still got self respect and tight left in him. He Is braced up by knowing that he doesa t look like a bum. So well recognized is the Effect. of one s clothes on one s attitude toward life that the very first thing a society, in this city for "reclaiming men does is to give them" shoes with i straight heels. The psychologist, at the head of this charity : claims that crooked and run ; over heels " always carry' their wearers down into the pit If clothes have sucn an effect on men s characters, their eirect on wo men' la infinitely rreater. because women are naturally more susceptible to outside influences. Did, you never wonder why it . Is that the breakfast table Is a dark and --bloody battle ground where family fights are fought FRETFUL &ABIES :XEED A LAXATIVE When roar hthr ! ereu and fretlul the chances are it is constipated and that a mild lazativo it all that U neces sary to mako it comfortable and happy. Inactive bowels are the cause of as much discomfort ta children as to older people, ' and unlets - the ' condition it promptly relieved U yery apt to develop serious 21neta, . 1 , . v-'- ' -y-. " For children . there it nothinar that will act more easily than the combina tion ofLtimple laxative herbtVith pep- un that it told in drug stores under tt' name of Dr. Caldwell Syrup Pepsin does not arrioa and it free ' from opiate or narcotic drags is pleasant to the taste, and DOtitivelr effective i chil dren like it and take it readily. ; -" J If you btve never tried thit thnpTe. inexpensive remedy, get ; a bottle of Dr.. CeldwelTe Syrup Peptia from your drureitt and have it in the houte to wte the next time any of the children teem out of torts, V A trial bottle can be ob tained, f r nf rkjirorn. - kvwnh'n ' a Dr. W. B. CaMwelL 456 Jathington St., MonUceDo, Illinois, , ,; aru5 weu Kn own. etin r mu out to a finish, while the dinner table is a place of peace and cheer? It is because so many women come to breakfast l sloppy kimonos and with frowsy boudoir caps concealing their curl papers, and they are just as slouchy morally as they are physical ly, while at dinner they have put on their good manners with their good clothes. Every woman knows that she will say and do things when she's got on a soiled negligee that she wouldn't dream of saying or doing if she had on a satin evening gown. It's the women with shawls over their heads that quarrel over the back fence, and across elevator shafts. If a the women who succumb to the wranner habit who cry instead of work, whose children run wild, and whose families are fed out of paper bags. The moral of all of which is that we cannot afford to ignore the effect our clothes have upon us. We are what our clothes make us, because we intuitively try to live up to them. (Copyright, 1917, Syndicate, Inc.) by The -Wheeler Dorothy Dlx's article appear rag larly in this paper every Mondav, Wednesday and Friday. MAY ELIMINATE OFFICE ASSISTANT FOOD AIDE According to reports prevalent to day, the members of the territorial food commission may eliminate the office -of assistant executive officer. now held by J. F. Child, who is also federal food administrator, and ap point Mr. Child executive officer to succeed A. L. Castle, resigned. Only two members of the commis sion are in Honolulu at present, and it may be some time before a meet ing can he held to act on Mr. Castle's resignation; which is to take effect on January 1. Mr. Child, as assist ant executive officer, has been han dling all of the commission's office work since bis appointment, and the Plan, it is reported, is to make him executive officer, and eliminate the office of assistant Mr. Child said today that '1 he haS no definite information that this change Is contemplated. It has been found necessary -to rec ognize the; many cases of extraordi nary; courage, resourcefnlness, or slf- saennce- at th hattleof Lens; by awarding an exceptional number of military medals. Corps . ordera con tained names of 90 men from western Canada thua. honored. : v ' ". ' "YMltt. OF fl will be remembered The quality of is reflected ' 'r.i-- Macauley's Cartoon For Today Yl 1 1 1 ft I PP M t H I F1GHTIN6 TfiR FAlWli I IB i "I 1J 1" im h HIDIESiJUSTICEAHD TRUTH, j ; Ji I I nfJ-'llM-J1 'ir' AND IT 15 THESE THAI WILL WIN 1 rfiili : r ' I - J 'I 11 Faithfulniss otac tuna) Ii ; I1 f M;''3" JUSTICE (or m AowMT) 0 v ; I i U-BOA1 WUUlRflFRDITIAlS-6ftS-P0IMN- .fi II nZlbz TRUTH ' ,J , J firrl JiiHomiL this war; hi fcl! ! ' 11 '' ' ' - -t'J-' .... - ! - Faithfulness, Justice and METHOD OF PROSECUTING SELLERS Oh LIQUOR TO SOLDIERS QUESTIONED For the first tune since the federal law prohibiting the. saUr of liquor to military; officers "and enlisted men in uniform became effective in Hawaii, a question has been raised as to the method of ; procedure employed in bringing to Justice those who violate the statute. . . : Upon advices from the , attorney general's of flee in v Washington, the local U. S. attorney s office has been in Nothing you can give will be more For the reason that every article that will adorn the home will be in constant, in timate' touch with those whom you desire to re member. . Truth WILL Win, but Not as Interpreted by Arch-Prussian. DRAWN BY C. R. MACAULEY proceeding on information; in other words, defendants have been taken before court and charged in a sworn information. Instead of presenting their cases to the grand jury. Attorney George French, in filing, a demurrer to an information brought against a defendant' arrested some time ago, contends that the Informa tion procedure is not proper, and holds that liquor cases should be pre sented to the federal grand jury for Investlgaetlon. y " , ; Shortly after he." came here, Asslst- ant U. S. Attorney J. J. Banks prepar- ed a hrlef in which be pointed out f rientdship and regard your the gift you Ghristmas Furniture Your gift of furniture will not be appreciated for a day only, but its years of useful ness will be a constant re minder of your esteem- I that persons, violating the new feder al liquor law could ' be proceeded against by information instead of by indictment by the grand jury. He forwarded the brief to Attorney Gene ral Gregory . In 'Washbgtoo ; and, .'in the basis of the document, ibe depart ment Informed U.rS. attorneys and marshals . , throughout the ; United States to proceed on information. . . Alderman Alfred Barrow as. In re sponse Xo ' requisition of 4 the town council, decided ;to- remain vin v office as mayor, cf Barrow-in-Furness for thi fifth consecutive year, c:v , appreciated than select this PURCHASES HELD FOR LATER DELIVERY 185 SOUTH KING ST. T COLLEGE UM , TOBEigr The College Club has invited about 200 of the college men from the va rious army posts to a Christmas party on Saturday afternoon. Dec 15, at S o'clock in the Army and Nary Y. M, C, A. building. " Just as much fun as can be crowded into-two or three short hoars la the aim of th program committee. Some college stunts will be presented. light refreshments will be served, concoct ed in the msln from home products and strictly, In keeping with the food conservstlon program. . . T A ARRESTS YIELD The monthly report . of the ;. police department for November shows a to ut of 500 arrests made in Honolulu county during the month, as compared with 403 during the same period last year, and 322 during November, 1 $07. A total of $4330.20 in tines, forfeitures and costs was collected from convicted persons. Following is a detailed list of violations of the law and the num ber of persons arrested and convict?, the first numerals being those STtnl ed ami the second the number oiK.a vlctlonsi. , TV Adultery lT; assault and battery 60.35; county ordinances '73, B5 1 drunkenness 51, 49; gambling 269, 260; heedless driving-13. 4; larceny 23, 20; liquor law violations 5.4; lottery (che fa) 5, 5; malicious injury 6, 0; nonwp port 3, 0; opium 6, ; profanity 5, 3; vagrancy 14, 12; miscellaneous 49, 19. ' In Honolulu district, 377 arrests were madefln Ews, 125: in Walanae. none; .in Waialua, 35;- in Koolauloa, t ;. 39; In Koolaupoko, 14. i 1 The greatest , total of fines collected - r t ; during any month of November was in'i- .ft 1915, when the aum reached I501WO. last November the fines amoanted to $2827.50, while this year, the Novenv V 7 V ber funds reached $48300. , ; ,'.-';-:t.' 'vThe detailed list of nationalities ar-V'-" Ar rested during November is as follows: : X ' Hawaiian, 45; .Chinese, 74;-Japan-- ese, 178; Portuguese,' 38; others, 145, ; , The greatest number of arrests for. !-' violations of a, single Jaw . were 50 Chi, v ; nese tor. gambling; and 142 .Japanese' , for the same nffense. , . , - The Red Cross Ctramrrt issued an ap peal tor the women of the country for more knitted articles for the soldiers and sailors. ": ' .x ' '"'''it; r . w. ft ..ir ? j V. i V - ' : J ' ' if r " i V 'X '7 4 - f : - T if i.