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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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being Into a-loye foironly one womanv
"I can Speak no wbrd. against .Mrs
Dennett. If she felt unable to toler
ate her husband's affection for my
wife, it she would not allow their na
tures and ideajsfull play, I cannbt
criticize. At our farm we speak no
"For our life here is Christlike.
Jesus, Emerson, Tolstoy those are
our-guStes. Jeeris tWght love and
purity, Emerson deep thinking, and
Tolstoy the harmonious peace that
surrounds us,
"Th.ese.are-the influences that have
made our Golden Rule Triangle on
Mount Plato a happy and permanent
What 6f Mrs. Mary Ware Dennett,
whose centented home was broken
3 dfl 9H KKIEF
up", in order that Hartley Dennett
might join the Golden Rule Triangle?
iHas she sympathy for the soul
love of her former husband?
She is an attractive, highly intelli
gent woman whom 1 have met since
she" came to New York. In telling the
story of her unhappiness, she saidr
"Our .home was happy until this
o&T woman came into my husband's
life. If ske would drop her influence
all would De all right again.
"My husband tries to tell me when
I chide him for his infidelity that he
can love another woman more and
me none the less, and that his love
for Mrs. Chase should not disturb the
happiness of our home. This condi
tion of affairs is not compatible with
the beliefs of the state of society in
which I was reared."
And here is the way her husband,
Hartley Dennett, the soul-mate of
Mrs. Chase, summarizes his case:
'"I love Mrs. Chase. My love for
her goes beyond anything in the
world. But I love my wife none the
"My Ideals of love allow me,
though married, to love all women.
I proposed to my wife some time ago
that we each take one of the children
and go our separate ways, still loving
each other.
"Today at Mount Plato, I simply
stand on my rights. We are -living
here on the farm and our Golden Rule
Triangle is delightful, and that's all
there is to it."
"It mayxseem queer," said Mr. Burke,
"But you can bet it's so; s
An idle rumor does more$rork
Than anything I know'
Cincinnati Enquirer.
o o
We observe, however that the fef-"
low who boasts that he finds his
pleasure in work always has next
summer's vacation dates marked on
the calendar-

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