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Fashion What the Smartest Dressmakers Are Now Displaying— Hints That May Help the Undecided A RIB.—The most notable fea ture of the Paris summer sea son Is the Russian ballet, at the Châtelet theater. We have now had five or six seasons of Russian ballets, here In Paris, but the novelty has not lost any of Its charm ; the Parisiennes seem, on the contrary, to become each year more and more enthusiastic about these wonderful dancers and their amazingly artistic surroundings. On the first night the Grand Duke Boris was present with a party of friends In a prominent box and, close by, the British embassy party, with the young prince of Wales very much In evidence, writes Idalla de Vllllers In the Boston Globe. In another large box Mme. Paul Bourget, the charming «vife of the eminent writer, was enter taining a party, and on this occasion Mme. Bourget looked exceedingly at tractive In a clinging robe of moon light blue Jet and a picturesque mantle of dull blue mirror velvet, lined with ruohed chiffon. Diamonds Worn In the Coiffure. I noticed that a great many of our leading society women wore bands of diamonds In their hair on the open ing night of the Russian season. Flat bands, which closely resemble the Greek filet In outline, but which are worn rather far back on the head In stead of on the fprehead. When theee brilliant bands are worn the hair is pressed extremely simple and quite close to the head; in fact, this may be said of almost all the best hairdressing of the present moment. It Is now the fashion to show the out line of the head, and when a fringe Is worn on the forehead It Is more often than not short and almost straight. Curiously enough, I noticed one or two extremely pretty women wearing their hair quite abort all over their heads on the opening night. This P y 3 101 v; #• r Sr p fashion was vary popular several years ago and It Is a style which wo« an of emell and pretty features find Becoming, but it 1» a strong measure to cut one's hair quite short, end I am of opinion that the heads I saw at the Châtelet represented the eooentrlo Ity of Individual taste rather than the herald of a possible revival. A great many black and dark blue evening gowns were worn, and ln all oases these toilets were covered with rioh embroideries, which sparkled and glittered under the soft light of a thousand lamps. The keynote of our fashions of today. .0 far as evening gowns are concerned. Is sparkle! It is the rpo of eclectic extravagance, but rhen one feels In-! Ip fit the sight of embrold J with diamond facets and •nrls mussed together In! reckless prolusion Never were jet embroideries more popular for eve Hing dress«*? t.Nui this season and the rsro of tho iromont is moonlight-t!.*a:>o<l which prives lovely metallic tints In a strong light. I ♦ The Betwtlful American at Mirabeau. tl>ere are moments «■lined t crics o, with g s At f'c Mirabeau. The Hotel .M trabe«-: in the rue do la Paix Is a favorite meeting place of , the I'arlsieuro*'this season It Is a convenient place fur every on« finds It necessary to purs through tho Place Yendomo and 1 rue de hi Calx to: i-» tlme in the afternoon of «-uch day. Tho 'sr.inuz street of dressmakers rop ii>-eic.« Barts Itrelf. !i tv <u route for e-verys here. At the Mirabeau 1 saw some rarely attractive go v is and ha's and 1 have skouho.i for your benefit n picturesque t' ;uo und shoub ; er cape which was worn b> a level girl who rat at fit th«j tccle next .musing b< t frir tds -meritan ou 3 r.ocount of her "im prcsflont" of Ftir.fi. She was quite mere than seventeen, 1 to our', a; 1 w a y ■ig; r lh'.' s. and Eke had the proverbial Anu-riean complexion of cream am ••■»I* roses. Her hair was light brown,, with no traoe of fold In It. and It vu ■o amazingly floaay that on« wondered wh«th«r lta brilliant appoaranoo waa entirely due to tha conatant car* of a clever maid or If aom« apeolally One brilliantin« had been cleverly Intro duced. I am Inclined to think that Na ture and the clever maid were re sponsible for tboae wonderful wavee, for the girl waa perfectly turned out, from head to foot. Fit Adornment for Lovely Head. The picturesque toque was made of fine Tuscan straw, and the shape was so supple that It molded itaelf round the lovely little head. The only trim ming was an exquisite gloire de Dijon roso, placed almost In front, but the foliage of this rose was of a rich brown tint, and so cleverly arranged that It gave an appearance of height to the side of the toque. The little man telet was made of old-rose silk, which had a dull surface, and the hem stitched frills were In silk muslin In the same shade. These mantelets are the lastest rage of the ultra-ex clusive Parisiennes, and It la certain that the dainty little garment worn by the lovely "bud" had Just come from the atelier of either Paquln or Doucet, for both these dressmakers are mak ing a specialty of them. The curious part of the matter was that the charming mantelet was worn over a perfectly plain and very clinging dress of black taffetas. It was a curious combination, especially for a young girl, but entirely successful. In the same party there was a pret ty fair girl who was dressed from head to foot In Ivory white. As I looked at her and noticed the fact that she attracted universal attention, I felt more convinced than ever that the girl, or young married woman, who early decides on making a specialty of white costumes Is exceedingly wise. It lias long been realized that pure white costumes give better effects than any others at such fashionable resorts as Trouvllle, Biarritz and San Sebastian. But It Is not everyone who realizes that pure white costumes are eminently suitable for afternoon wear during the Paris season. White sllk flnlshed linen, white shantung, fine white serge. To obtain really good ef fects great care must be taken to car ry out the white scheme In every de tail; white shoes and stockings, white gloves, pure white costume and ex quisitely fresh white hlouse. With this spotless toilette, a large picture hat could be worn with the best re sults. to In Not Really Extravagant. I am aware that many women cher ish an Idea that white costumes, care fully carried In every detail, are ex travagant. I do not deny that a cer tain amount of mopey must necessar ily be set aside for the cleaner's bill and also for daily renewals of gloves, etc. But then, on the other hand, white costumes do not date them selves. The girl who la known to make a specialty of all white toilettes does not require a number of differ ent dreaaee, for each one looks very much like the other. What she needs Is spotless purity In every detail, and absolute freshness. I have often gone Into the subject with friends and have over and over again proved to them that a girl In smart society can hold her own even at such a fashionable place as Trouvllle with three or four white suits, provided always that she has In her possession an almost unlim ited supply of white gloves and sev eral pairs of beautifully made white shoes. The selection of hats which can be worn with white oostumes Is practically unlimited, but for the morning nothing looks better than a white straw trimmed with snow white wings. A i-edern traveling clock shows th> I Lovely Summer Dreeeee. A lace gown, which was worn at the last Auteull race meeting, when a heat wave was passing over Paris, was very picturesque ln design and yet delightfully simple. The skirt waa arranged ln two deep flounces, a favor ' u M«* this season, and on each " ouno * thero wae a flat raohing of da#p ®h#rry eolored taffetas to match the «mart little coatee The outline 02 G» 1 * • how * d ' h * friwlual turn to duller skirts, but the lace * r * •« carefully shaped and arTan * #d tbat they cling to the figure almost as closely as might a tightly * or * d *hlrt. A curlou * Mttle coatee Is a novslty °* the moment. Paquln launched these <l u * ,n t garments a few weeka ago. and since then they have rushed Into popu- j >« h«r. In shot .Ilk and In P^n »• •ranM green, raven's j b >"«- cerise, etc., these coatee. ,ook verr attractive when worn over *® c « dresses, si Indicated In the sketch, or over tailored skirts of thin rIotb or linen - In a simple costume suitable for morning or arternoon wear, the ma . terlal was striped linen ln dull blue ; and white and the skirt was slightly I to Rive a runnier effect. On ; * the corsa*« there were bonds of tA#le Id. to, y which showed an old-woMd design in blue, rink and gray on n re wh!u * round ! ' nd tho ,a£feta ®**h had du!l b! "* UaM OTJ lf "as » very practical and comfortable cos tume; just the thing for an afternoon stroll in the Bois, or for an excursion lato tho country. popular tendency to ccrc.prcaston. !; Is us firt ns an unfilled wallet and cun easily lu- flipped ln a handbag, Cno of the newest hat the clock— Unique Clock. rn -Ip.ht-dry affair, about the s s* ■- ui'ch- a barometer and t. ► ;■! me. u ter combined, cav th > f r he o in Thus tho travel! tu' only 'ell the hour cf day, bu br.blo weather she will hav outings. 1 j !:i feixtlug one of these flat travc i ->s clocks, make sure of an eight d movement. TOO STRENUOUS A JOB MOSQUITO EXTERMINATOR HAS HAD ENOUGH. Reoently Went Through Experleno« That It Must Be Admitted Waa Calculated to Discourage Almost Any One. Charles F. Staedler, marshal of V» rona, N. J., Is also chief mosquito ex terminator of that city. It Is hla duty to hunt out the breeding places of th« winged rapiers that made New Jersey famous and deluge their larvae wltb kerosone oil. The life of the ohlel mosquito exterminator hag been a tran quil one. But recently the foe of Jer sey's curse met with an experience that confines him to his bed under the care of a physician. The chief exterminator and hia able assistant, Thomas Brennan, set out tc visit some marshy land at the head ot Verona lake. As the chief exterminate) stood upon a bog pouring oil upon the hatchery of a flock of mosquitoes hie foot slipped and Into the mire went the marshal. Before Brennan could grasp him the chief exterminator had sunk to his arm bits. Brennan labored hard to pull hie colleague from the bog, and, with s frantic yank at his chief's coat collar, he, too, slipped and Joined his compan ion. The two struggled In the bog ae ild Bunyan, but to no avail. Then, almost engulfed, they raised their voices and roared for aid. Little Hughie Ervlne heard the wild calli from the bog and saw two heads pro truding above the mire. Hughie tore several boards from a nearby fence and built a walk to the spot where the mosquito terrors lustily struggled foi freedom. But Hughie could do noth ing more, and the moments were pr» clous, for each convulsive effort only settled the mosquito catchers deepei In their miry prison. Hughie was dispatched for instant aid. He qualified for the Olympic team In his sprint up the road to David Slay back's place. David set forth In hit motor car with a long rope. Slayback, with Hughle's aid, drag ged Brennan from the bog. For al most two hours they labored, and Staedler was almost ready to clos« his eyes and murmur, "Farewell, proud world," when Slayback was struck with a brilliant idea. He fastened on« end of the rope under the chief ex terminator's arms. The other end vai tossed over the branch of a nearby oak and then tied to the rear of th< motor car. Slayback took his seat In the cai and graeped the starting lever. Bren nan raised his hand and Slayback put on full power ahead. It was a hard pull. The chief exterminator almost was pulled apart, but up Into the all be finally shot and dangled twlxt box and blue sky, dripping ooze and wordi of anguish. As far as the chief exterminator li concerned, all the mosquitoes in Jer sey can go to blazes. He said so him self, only bis verbiage was more stren uous. Not Ashamed of Cowardice. The idea that nothing la so disgrace ful as cowardice is one that Is noi held by all races. Among the Bedoulm a sheik may be the leader of hh tribe only In peace. When there li war, the chances are that he will re llnqulsh his leadership to the flghtlni •helk. T have not the gift of courage,' once said an Arab chief to an Eng llshman, apologising for not puttlni himself at the head of a band that h< had sent to attack another tribe. The Englishman learned that the* nomads esteem personal bravery as i gift, for the want of which a man li no mere to be censured than he Is ti be blamed for not being handsome. A Bengali says, without the least sense of shame, T am timid." Tet ht will meet death, even when it ap proaches In the form of the hsngnaad with the composure of a martyr,—I) lustrated Sunday Magazine. A dance hall manager who couh 1 never by any stretch of the imagina tion be accused of harboring acstlictl. convictions came out unequlvecallj against the season's dances. | T am pleased to hear you take th.-v ' stand," said a reformer. "Leaving mo I rallty out of the question, they arc cei ! "Oh, I wasn't thinking about that,' said the manager. "I'm dead so Would Not Conelrfor ni.r... j c g tu t,t,s tho Southern Par-tA e (nclsal hasn't a great deal of natienei ,' mat eura and those uninforme) i j n the railroad rime and h« is r»i 1 t ' h . T T t ^ thl . 'torv to11lltr,.« .h j *£5 ° f " lnC,plent """"«I __ ' ... ' J?? 1 k h ° d ? r * 'J 1 *'® d *; er « meeting.In 189 3 t< j th * '° n,t rucU°n of the new Un< TJi fÜÏ III! VS* Uk ®° U1 ' a " 0U J . ,? 1 ' t0r f V * n *1?® ,tocl ; ,° ®. r wal " e " a ßn t* r the con I ** * , . . , . ; * A 4V n * a «l r ©ctor who h»4 ^ ° W . «njtneerlng probten« «»KeA/How heav, »^a« the «.*) plate, he?" A stock holder growled. What an we bothoring with the dining oat features for now? Let's go ahead am build the 'road first." Not a Moral Objection. tainly ugly." *g®ln*t them because It takes mor 1 reom to dance them ln. My hall, tha will hold 250 couples for ordinär dancing, now accommodates only 2 (J j couples, and I lore all that monaur«** i CHAMBER OR BJLENCE. I At the Physiological Institute of (ho University of Utrecht la s chamber about 7V4 feet square, which Is said to bo absolutely noiseless as far as the entrance of any sounds from out side Is concerned. This chamber Is an Inside room, but so arranged that It can be ventilated and Inundated with sunshine. The walls, doors and selling each consist of half a dozen layers of different substances, with air spaces and Interstices filled with sound deadening materials, persons when In the room experience a curious sensation in the ears. While every effort has been made to exclude sounds that are not wanted, of course, the object of constructing this singu lar room was to experiment with phe nomena connected with sound. Some of the sounds employed are made In the room Itself; others are Introduced from outside by means of a copper tube, which Is plugged with lead when not In use. Some ELEPHANTINE TOOTH PULLING. When an elephant has an ulcer ated tooth the result, as can be readily imagined, Is an elephantine toothache, and usually the only means of relief Is the extraction of the of fending molar. The removal of a tooth from an elephant ln Rio de Janeiro, recently took four mighty lulls by 15 men on a stout rope which as« <*t «e-rf-T«* "S? Four Mighty Pulls by Fifteen Men Were Required to Extract an Aching Tooth From the Jaw of the Elephant. was attached to the tooth by platinum wire. The beast willingly submitted Itself to the preparations and gave no evidence of pain or anger until after the fourth pull, which dislodged the tooth.—Popular Mechanics. FREAK PLACES FOR NESTS. Many birds that are shy and retlr Ing In other respects show very little fear of the creaking and groaning ot heavy machinery, or the thunderous roar of heavy trains. A bird lover recalls reading some years ago of a pair of courageous little sparrows that Btarted a nest at one end of a large turntable In a roundhouse. This turn table was the same at both ends, and the birds built two nests—one on each end, working one day on one end and the next day on the other, as the turntable was reversed. Here, In the midst of din and confusion, they finally selected one of the nests and raised a happy brood of young >nes. INTERESTING SURVIVAL. An extremely good example of tht "Wheel of Fortune" (once fairly com mon, but now very scarce) Is to be I 8een ln the Church of Comfort, not far from Pont Croix, ln Brittany. Made of wood and roughly fashioned, with bells on Its outer rim, It is pivoted between I III VA'<^k| two planks, and Iff W\ can b ® caused to U rotate by pulling ) I U-i I at a cord, thereby ringing all the bells. The common belief of the coun try folk Is that when rung for an In valid who has placed a few coins ln the box to which the rope is secured, the wheel exhibits wonderful healing powers on the sufferer's behalf. In most big stables where visitor» are frequent It will often be noticed that certain of t h e horse-stalls have a tope of straw attached to the postR. This is intended as n w.irnlng that the occupant 1 • not of an amiable dis position, nn 1 that U lj dangc'ciis fc" tho viator to [.el stow a vat or a ■areas on the animal. One often see i his sign of warning at racing estftb lshments, where It Is, of course, most mportant that vicious or excitable :terojuuM. .touu .o t .O - 10 >ed. A writer in Science tells of an ln tenions little skiff about two Inches 1 ong which he constructed and pro 'lded with a piece of soap for the notor. The boat was of wood paraf ined to repel the water. The soap | ormed tho sternboard of the skiff. ' the boat was placed on still water in i bathtub and begnn to move as Eocn 13 tho water camo in contact with the ! ;oap. After gathering headway it 'cached a velocity of two Inches a iccond. The power was derived from j§ i llltfi ' f l i«S W ' [y j BEWARE OF THE KICKER it m ;lf! vim »iff.. , % % Jl ,NGENIOU3LY CONTRIVED POWER ha potential energy of the surface vater film set free by the diminution >f surface tension, this reduction be ng duo to solution ot the soap,—Bcl «tlfio American. DREAD DEATH COMING FEAR DEEPLY IMPLANTED IN THI HEARTS OF ALL. ! Some More Effected by Less of Honor, a Visit to a Dentist, or Bank ruptcy, but Few Deliber ately End It All. Probably the first thought of every reasonable man In reading the dreary details of the disaster to the Titanic 1 ; "What would I have done In the ! was same circumstances?" Probably his second bore the hope In all humility that If such circumstances should arise tor him he would behave without too much of the awkwardness of panic. Only a fool would haphazard a predic tion of his conduct In the face of a peril so unexpected and attended by the terrors of midnight and the sea. It Is no discredit to the human race to say that cowardice Is a gift from, the devil which has been Impartially dis tributed among mankind. Every man who thinks at all Is afraid of death. He may be more afraid of something else, or loss of honor, health or money, or going to a dentist, or, like the man ln Pickwick, of life without buttered muffins, but he chooses death only as a bad alterna tive for a worse. If he is not afraid of one thing you may be sure he is afraid of another. A man will go up to the clouds In a balloon who wouldn't go down Into twenty feet of water In a submarine. A steeplejack may be afraid of dogs and a lion tamer of riding In an eleva tor. We know a man who has made a great reputation for coolness under fire In battle, who gibbers with fear when ever he has the stomach ache. One man fears fire, another burglars, an other railway trains, another measles. Conduct In an emergency depends on many things besides those abstract qualities known as "cowardice" and "courage." A man Is apt to act calmly when his surroundings, at the time the peril presents Itself, are customary and familiar, when his nerves happen to be sound, or when he has time to meditate on his action and weigh care fully Its consequences. Again a man may be persuaded to shame or glory, as the case may be, by the example of his neighbor. One per son afflicted by blinding fear may turn a hundren men into a panic stricken mob or he may convert them Into a throng of heroes through their very horror of his conduct And one man who has established his moral equilib rium quickly can instantly convey for titude to the others. Courage and cowardice both like company.— F. P. Dunne in the American Magazine. Fruits Ripened by Drug Vapors. Horticulturists have for some time been experimenting on the effects to be obtained by subjecting plants to the vapor of ether, chloroform and other volatile substances. They have found that the growth of many fruits j and flowers can be forced by this method and have obtained particularly striking results with lilacs, which they have thus been able readily to obtain in winter. An American agriculturist has experimented more particularly In the effect of these and other sub Tape In Action. An American, ln visiting the Londoi postofflce, observed that the newspa per box had a large mouth, and, with the curiosity of the average American tourist, he stood gazing Into IL Bud d6nlr a bal ® of newspapers struck bl ™ and b * fe " lnto 1110 box - HI * companlons hurried to the coun ter * to rescu ® hlm > but owing to the red Up ® of th ® En 8 llsh postofflce the, ^ ler ^ 8 disregarded their appeals. Tha I the mall box and - ^ uuld bav ® t0 be treated as a mall They therefore stamped him cnd threw hlm iat0 a compartment 1 obtaining provincial newspapers. . Th ® unfcrtunat ® "an's fiends there up,>!l Wïnt to tie chief, who listened I Phlegmatically to their story, then j OiT bSifr'i'nfrr-ned^ha^h^wui^nnt ' ^ c'-irf sa'd- ** „ Th ;_ ' f ... J .. m , an w 11 ^ dead letter" * j „ Tk .® *'* rtht,lon - wbat 1» left rt *.v* tandS „,,'î POn th * Acropo,ls ot ; Atbenr \ Tht * m0EL ,amou s building I cn . f ar " 3I * r ® cted uuder tbo ® d - 1 ÜT-f t. C ™ . . C , ab out B. C. ' . „ J prr " e , rulnous condition ' caa3e , '' y 1 0 ex P lo * ; on of a tp 2 , durir '® . , ® " ar b * twe en the ::,d "urks in 16S7. The i 1 ' nl ' !on ' l:t ■-cmc. wes built by AerIppft ln "• C ' 27 ' nnd ' unllk ® the stances on the ripening of fruit. His observations have shown that ln the majority of cases the more volatile the substance to which the plant 1* treated the more rapid is the ripening. In forcing the ripening of dates, for instance, he found that the best re suits were obtained when he employed acetic, proprlonlc, lactlo or salicylic acid. Heat powerfully stimulates the ripening process and one of the pecul iarities of fruits thus foroed to ma turity Is that they are generally found to keep better than those which havs ripened naturally. Pantheon and Parthenon. . , , more beautiful temple at Athens, Is stlll ln a fair state of preservation. of course, well worth seeing, both for Its own sake and cn account of Its historic Inter ert, but It docs not hold the fame , belonging to tho Incomparable build jbuc on U 10 Athenian Acropolis. Tho Cantheou is, i . MADE HIM EARN CHERRY PIE Resourceful and Independent Daugh ter Gave Old Eph Just the Lessen He Needed. Eph Wasson did not believe In the •weetuess of bread earned by the iweat of the brow—at least, not by the sweat of his own brow. So Mandy, bis wife, like many another Industri ous colored woman, not only took In washing to pay for the groceries, but chopped her own wood, built the fires, and waited on Eph besides. ! But there was a change when their * 1 daughter Clarissa came home. "Clar," ! who was an expert cook, had gone to school and become a teacher, and bad acquired an Independent spirit. She quickly took in the domestic sit uation. Now all the spring Eph had watch-* cd the cherry tree in his back yard with a watering mouth. If there waa one thing that Eph liked more than another It was cherry pie; and Clar was famous for her cherry pie. As food luck would have It, she had come home Just as the cherries were ripe. "Clar, honey," said Eph, in a wheed ling tone, the morning after her ar rival, "won't you cook yo' ole daddy z cherry pie?" "Very well," said Clar, and Eph shuf fled off happily to his usual loafing place. "Lew, honey," said Mandy, when Clar started to make the pie, "dar ain't enough wood. Yo' mammy'll have to get some." "Not a stick!" ordered Clar, em phatlcally. Moreover, there was no sugar, and only a half-cup of flour. However, that did not disturb Clar. She pick ed a pint of cherries, put them In & pan, and poured over them the pint of flour stirred In water. This mix ture she put In the oven and lighted the only two sticks of wood in the house. At noon Eph came in with eager anticipation, and sitting down at the table, called for his pie. before him. the mess in astonishment, queer-looking pie; still Clar was al ways learning something new. He cut Into It and took a big mouthful. "Why," he exclaimed, "you done for got to put the sugar in!" "No," said the daughter. "You for got to get It." "'Tain't half done!" he grumbled, with the sour, clammy mixture stick ing to his teeth. "It cooked as long as the wood last ed," said Clar, unconcernedly. "And I ain't had a cherry pie for more'n two years," Eph said, pushing the plate back and shaking his head mournfully. Clar set it He rolled his eyes at It was a "When you get something to make It with and something to cook It with. I'll bake you a cherry pie," said Clar. "Huh!" grumbled Eph, in disgust. "If I's got to work for a cherry pie, I'd ruther have greens." "All right," said Clar. 'The greens are out In the pasture; go eat 'em." But the next day there were wood and flour and sugar In the house In j time for a cherry pie. After missing three regular meals, Eph had conclud ad that victuals of any sort were worth working for—If he could not get them a any other way.—Youth's Compan ion. Artificial Rubber Factory, A factory to produce artificial rub ber bas been established at Yumlden, the port at the mouth of the North Sea canal. It Is said that the com pany Instituting this factory has suc ceeded ln producing a substance hav ing the qualities of rubber and also certain special advantages over gen uine rubber. The process Is a secret, but the principal Ingredient of the product is said to be fresh sea fish, which are brought to Ymulden ln vast quantities by the Dutch fishing fleets. According to report 15 to 16 per cent of natural rubberRs added to the fish, and the result Is a substance as flex lble and elastle as rubber, but much oheaper—about as 1.25 to 8 ln prlee. compared with real rubber. The low price of this product will be caused partly by the by-products which are possible, for It Is said that much al bumen will be made from the fish and that half of the factory is arranged for the manufacture of guano. It Is stab ed that this artificial rubber can be vulcanized ln a short time; that It is benzine proof and can resist the effect of heat. At first Bight the substance much resembles real rubber. A slight ly fishy smell betrays tha chief lngre dient, but It Is explained that this will be prevented by extracting the fat of -the fish. - j ' A,trolo 6T '■ the paeudo scIcnc* w blch essays to foretell future events by studying the position of the stars and ascertaining what their lnfluenre b ® on human destiny. The Chi Romans, and most other ancient na j tlons were Implicit believers ln astrol jogy. as were the lzter Jew«, the (Arams, wlthpther Mohammedan races, and the Christians In mediaeval Eu ,or *- So w * th8 t the science has a long nrn! honorable rooord behind !L "Young Moore," the British astrologer, predicted long ago the «octal and po llttcal troubles of recent days. He v/rote of Hill: ar^he "block year," and tells us how it Is dine. He says: i "Genuine astrological horoscopes and forecasts are based exclusively exact astronomical Predicted 1912 as "«lack Year." upon and mathematic calculation«, and the trained sclen U8c astroloter will calculate tho past °r futiuc of any ju-rson by the same methods that tl . astronomer employs to calculate the return of a comet, tho new sud full moon, eclipses, high *nd low tides, weather changes, and •User natural phenomena." .