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Friday. April 1. mi. raeaooeeooo?rv CONDENSED CLASSICS HYPATIA ' By CHARLES KINCSLEY v ;. Condensation by .5. Wl'liam Fenwick Harri X The lliar la whiea Char Ira Kmiolrr IMrit mill vrulr wa akin lu our utn. Thr rU Inic of the nrenKfit Htirkrrii anil flir mielal fer liii'ut In I'tittlnnil fulliiw Intf thr rn oluliim vt ls-ls In I riinrr were In si amnll na; ulnillnr to the Impi'tiiM tuwnril frri-itoni llrrril li the KuHKlun rrvolii flon llirouKhout tlir wurlil. KlnKMlry'M vIk oroua yet ajriniin thrilr iierNOiiulHy, blM flaahlnK acorn for hynuertay mill liin fearlma love of juafiee nimle lilm a nutoral eliimiplon if tlir oiiprmMeri. "lima l.oeke' anil "Yeuat" both ai lirurrd the year aftrr llir revolution. The tlrat la an rxiualllon of thr avte:i Inic ayatem In whleh London low life und vtorklnor-rliiMH ttioimlit are ple turrd with extraordinary vlvltlnena nml uuilrrMuiiillnK. "rii," wrtlli-n In burning liiillienatlon n( Hi' eomlltlon of Hie fiKrli'ullurnl Inhorrr In I.iikI "l. Ill: n "ilrpth nnil uiintilon nml potter, life, li n Internally, Hie tenth part of which would illlike the fortune of a novel now." Klnunley wim a tlreleaa worker for prneltriil reform, hut the icreut Ii'mmoii lie tried to eouvey ivim Hint "the fu ture welfare of anelrty deiniind n new oiithnmt of the Intent foreea of ChrlNl'N rrllKlon." It wna not iiiiiiixIiik, there fore that lie aliould hnve turned front IOokIIkIi aettlnica nnd Hiihjecta, In wlileh he nni ao pnaMloniite ly tntereatt'd, to n aludy of the fifth century. The empire lit Hint period wna ennlnvlnir the innaaeMt a unlverxiil fermentation of human tliouicht wu In procexii. The Younur Church and the Old World were at icrlpa In a lienlh atrtiKele. He wImIici! to prove In a novel of Hint epoch Hint 'f'lirlxtliintly la the only renlly dcimi rratle creed," ao lie wrote the lirllllunt and truurie "II j inula. ' The rlchneaa of K'lniralry'a perNOiuil lly In renllxed na one turna from "llv pntln" to the Ineompnrnlile ''Water lln blea," whlniMlcnl, rhnriiilnK, eternally dellKhtful to l.ltf and little children. & I t " t ' t ry IIILAMMON could bear no more. Another moment and he hud hurled down through the dense mass of spectators, clearing rank aft er rank of seats hy the sheer strength of madness, leaped the balustrade Into the orchestra heloy, and rushed across the space to the foot of the platform. "Pelaglal Sister! My sister! Have mercy on me! on yourself! I will hide you ! save you ! and we will flee to gether out of this Infernal p'ice this world of devils! I am your brother! Cornel" She looked at hlrn one moment with wide, wild eyes the truth Hashed on her "lirother !" And she sprang from the platform Into his arms, A vision of a lofty window In Ath ens, looking out over fair olive yards and ganlenn, nnd the bright roofs and basins of the Piraeus, and the broad blue -sea, with the purple peaks of Aeglna beyond all and a dark-eyed hoy, with his arm around her neck, pointed luughing to the twinkling mnsts in the far harbor, and called her sister the dead soul woke within her ; . nnd with a wild cry she recoiled from him In an agony of shnme, and cover ing her face with both her hands, sank down among the blood-stained sands. A yell, as of all hell broke loose, rang along Uiat vnst circle. "Down w'th him I Away with him ! Crucify the slave! Give the barbarian to the beasts! To the beasts with Mm, noble Prefect!" The pleasure-lovlrg people of Alex andria did not take kindly to the youth who so rudely Interrupted the delicious sppctnele which their prefect had staged for them, "Aphrodite Ills Ing From the Sea." It vns Alexandria In the fifth cen tury of our era. The city founded by a king who dreamed not In empires, but In continents, placed at the stra tegic point where It would command three of those great units, had Hchleved a pre-eminence In beauty. In vice, In learning, In turbulence, In the cosmopolitan character of Its people. The three continents which Alexander would unite Into one had poured Into his cltv their best nnd their worst, and eacli strove desperately for su premacy. Many a man In those days must have thought that East Is East nnd West Is West. And never the twain shall wed, . though meet they did In way a tempestuous ns the most violent of matrimony. The empire, nominally ClirUitlnn In the persons of the rulers Hlnce the unsuccessful attempt of Ju llnn to turn back the hnds of time to the faith of paganism, found Itself In constant clashes with the growing power of the church ; Orestes, the Im perial prefect, und Cyril, the militant bishop, vied with each other In dls-! patched to Constantinople, each com plaining at the othPT'g usurpations; the army of legionaries and the vast throngs of monks each entertained a considerable respect for Uie fighting qualities of the other. The Jews were In treat numbers and were not In the happiest position between church and empire; while the di-vr-DJant of Ale-sander'n Mcelo Mans, and Greeks tnnn all quarter of the eastern Mediterraii.-nn. ro'ill not fori-t that they bad i- le-n the maulers f K?"pt. Ctel;Hit iiufli-t In the Klreets Ix-tween the pari mi-; f h !! laid a fittinir s.-"tie fur (liarlii Klngsler'a rvlijriotn j.liilu'pti ir til-torW-nl nu-lolnimu. Cyril. Li-imp and Liter saint. Is nom inally the lender of th. hiiitlinu--liUri'htn-n of the t:i!e; the irreiil A"i u-tiii" nml the philo phic SyncnHm. I.Miims both, are minor iiT-iniiifes if i be liriifiH. ulth ninny oilier jias-ln;' figures nf the ilmr. ti. but the leadina charm t' r from l!;;it side is the hui.iMe I'lifhimiiiiiii. the yoiini; ! of the mon astery in the di-MTt, who makes his way in the Hlmplirlty of Ids zeal to brave the world, the tl.'li, and the dev il. whTi' sit niany oilier monk "f 1( lion have found that Interesting trltid, l;i'i'i!nir boMi!ii:ir'rrs at Alexandria. The city was ruled by OreMes, so far as imv p',,',', i n iild ri'li' ihe unruly ruMiM'i'olK a worldly and elusive per i:, v ! i. not s:in.-!'n'i " 'ill the trou bles already lit band, would conpin to creel mi einp're of Afrien out of the d;l'iiill ies of Kowe aud I'onsi.in tiiu... nnd to cio'Wi as l.'s e:npre-:s. Hypaliit, Idealist, mat li' inat iri.in. nen I'laloiiist, leatler and teacher of what remained of fireek phllosoihy as a liv ing force. I'nih r Ilypatla's sway fell the young I'lillatnnion by reason of her beauty, her power of speech, and the Inherited appeal of philosophy to one whove ancestry was Athenian. An appeal of another sort came to him from Pelagla, dancer and beauty, dar ling of the city in general and of in dividuals In particular. To the charm of Ilypatla yielded not only the world ly prefect and the slmph monk, but the most Interesting figure of the story, IJaphni'l-A!n-n-Ezru, descended from the bloc I of Solomon, rich, lazy, and selfish to nil appearance, but the personage in whose soul and mind was surging most violently the strug gle and conflict which Is the keynote of the hook. Should the traditions of Jewry, th" lure of Creek philosophy, the charm of a pleasant If tumultuous world, or the power of Christianity conquer In him? In his apparently easy going way through existence, ho was measuring what every phase of that seething cauldron bad to offer as a solution for the problems which a human soul has to ponder for Its own salvation. It look him long to decide, and It was only by the imr'strations of Augustine and Synesius nnd the liv ing example of Victoria that he final ly found In Christianity the truly dem ocratic creed by which the world could best live. Struggle nnd strife of soul or body Philanmion's yearning to see mora of the world than the monastery In the desert; his enthrnllment by the charm of Ilypntta's beauty anil her learning; Cyril's struggles by militant means toward a spiritual end; Ores tes' to win an empire; Pelagla's to win love; Raphael to find the truth; the conflict between old thought and new; and as the climax, the conflict and the end in Ilypatia's case: "Yes, on Into the church Itself! Into the cool, dim shadow, with Its fretted pillars, and towering domes, and can dles, nnd Incense and blazing altar, and great pictures, looking from the walls athwart the gorgeous gloom. And right In front, above the altar, the colossal Christ watching unmoved from off the wall, his right hand raised to give n blessing or a curse? "On, up the nave, fresh shreds of her dress strewing the holy pavement, up the chancel steps themselves up to the altar right "underneath the great, still Christ; and there even those hell hounds paused. "She shook herself free from her tormentors, and springing back, rose for one moment to her full height, nnked, snow white against the dusky mass around, shame and Indignation In those wide, clear eyes, but not a stain of fear. With one hand she clasped her golden locks around her; the other long, white arm was stretched upward toward tin? great still Christ, rppealing and who dare say, in vain? from man to God. Her lips were opened to speak; but the words that should have come from them reached Cod's ears alone; for In nn Instant they struck her down, the dark mass closed over her ngaln--and then wall on wall, ear-piercing, rang along the vnulled roofs, and thrilled like the trumpet of avenging angels through Phllainmon's ears." Copyright, 1019, by the Post PujilshlnR Co. (The Tlonton Post). Copyrlx'.t In the Vnlted KitiKilom, tho liomltilcms. lis Col onies and dependencies, under the copy right act, by the PoBt FuhllNhlnK Co., PoHton, Mass., U. S. A. All rights re served. Poland Honors Two American Aviators for Valor I I ! " rfX fr"--" - ' "" JBaik' " ' wTTa- cv'SS- rtK 4v -j: Vi Awm I vH 't ' - "rr'r rV -ft 'Hiu VV -ni ih- j-V -.-. ''' "' Jb.w.v. .'.'iVvw - . v ,rtiU.,.,.,'i,i-'. v.-r,s.j.vM,: . . w.'. .V . . . . t....-.:W.'. Prince Casiuiir I.ilbomirskl, Polish envoy, decorates 1'npf. Ilarinou U.rion. Wilmhiion. i .. and Lieu;, ncimcui f?tirew-biiry. New York, with "Yirtuli Miiilari" for services auaii si iin KeiK. Paiierev. l.i (left) Korison, l.ulioatir Kki, Shrewsbury, I'oisliiiig, Insert, President Pilsudsk i of Poland. Albania's Devastating Earthquake j owaway prisoner .aa-aaaa. JJ-,m t tfO'M arfWtf! va A FIELD NIGHT. Although the boy and tlie jrl had takeu abmg iio tent with them when they had g"iie Iwrth for aUveiituiv, ttiej had fared very well. Now that it Has night they found that some beds had been put Id the field for them by the great bodmuker I, Rest and Company. They had bad such a fire party which had been given by Master Thought fuluess. aided by the many good friends they hud met on their Journeys. They had had a dinner and an en tertainment iu the valley. Just thet! thev heard Master "Ihoimlitfulness speak to llieui. "I've just said good-by to the guests and have seen tlieiu lu the road as a polite host should uo," said Master 1 houghf uluess. laughing. "I'm pay ing myself compliments, eh? They did Hatter me so this evening. 1 sup pose I am doing a little ot it myself. Well. I'll have to go ami see Madame False Vanity. That's what I will have to do. We'll be two of a kind if I don't look out." "Madame False Vanity." said the girl. "What does she look like? Hut how absurd. Master Thoughtfulness, to say that you need to see her. Of course everyone complimented you this evening and you deserved the compli ments. You thought of everything for everyone." "I wish we could call on Ma laiue False Vanity," said the boy. "She Firut photograph from scene of reint earthquake in Albania, which caused more than -tK) deaths, destroyed i!,(H0 homes and made lS.lHX) people homeless. The picture shows the desolation in the towu oE Tepelene. President's New Airedale Pup Jon .lacobson, born in Roumania, is n stowaway, ineligible to entry into the United States, on the S. S. Kldena. now docked at Rrooklyn, N. Y. OCCUPATION ARMY AID ! I! Wt; i; A&fa'ffi 1 fer - Bid ltki W t I Oeneral Weygand, aid to Foch during the great war. Marshal Foch In tlliecting the occupation of German cities. Marshal will aid allied MISS ALICE RODERTSON A Devout Man. A devout man does his duiy better than another, because he Mtvs his po sition more completely; gazes over the wide field of his relations visible and Invisible; exaggerates nothing from Its proximity, nnd overlooks nothing from Its distance; but, with the clear sense of moral proportion, receives from all the true impression, and gives to all the lit affection. I In does not render his mental view fnlso by Ignoring tho whole region that lies beyond experience, nnd treating it 03 If it had no existence; or fever Ids passions nnd fret nwny his peace by imprisoning the whole energies of his nature within some narrow object n section oniy or tne lire wmcn tney tire qualified to fill. It Is because hla mind la right that his hand does right. James Murttneau. Caswell I.addle P.oy Is the name of a blue-blooded Airedale pup pre etncd to President Harding hy a Toledo friend, lie shorted his pep immedi ately upon arrival by chasing u Wils-on cat up u tree. U. S. Submarine 0-7 Aground Ita Noli. "The man mha Just passed In that flivver Is K snake In the grass." "Not when ho's In the flivver. Tbun he's a rattls inaks." .WW-WVbVAWy!W.-. .y. , ....... ...... ..M ,.v .v.T.Vl.WiKflffli.'-'W.'V;: Aw,vv.-.vA.m.ivi..;v;4,-,; f V. I IS I i- 'Jl ., ,.. .V.S tff in.,, i .i." i 1 tmmKmmmmmmt i i I r m .-i t'xm fc- er l V ii i VT ... I 6aKIK:iWaW1w1ll,MIWIIIiilimWli wa "Sometimes I'm Rather Vain." sounds rather different from most of our friends. It might lie nice to have a look at her, mightn't it?" "All right," said Master Thought fulness, "I'll take you. We can go and see her tomorrow and she will tell our fortunes." "Oh. does she tell fortunes?" asked the boy. "That will be fun. Maybe she will tell me whether I'll become a leader or not. Oh, if she doesn't tell me that I will feel dreadful." "Now boy," said Master Thought fulness, "I will take you to Madame False Vanity, but you must know what sort of person she Is, first. "Neither of you, I am thankful to say, are her sort, and I don't believe I am either. I am too busy to ever become really vain. I have too much to think about. "P.ut Madame False Vanity does a lot of harm hy her fortune telling. So many believe that What she says is true, and of course she is only guess ing and making up and flattering. She has a lot of luck with her flat tery." "Sometimes I'm rather vain," said the girl. "I've strutted before my glass and admired myself, as the boy can tell you." "Ah. but the boy didn't tell me! He's not a tattle tale. And that re minds me that Mr. Wood Flf wnnts to take you tomorrow to visit the Tut. tle-Tale-Twius. lie thinks you might do them good. You both might show them a thing or two. "So we'll have to see about bed now. for tomorrow you've two engagements. We'll see Madame False Vanity In the morning and you can go with Mr. Wood Klf to see the Tattle-Tale Twins in the afternoon. I ll ten turn that will be a good lime for you to go. It's all on the bumpy road which leads to the House of Secrets. One finds all these creatures along the way, the good creatures and the bad ones, the mean ones and the kind ones all sorts. "Put I'm talking too much. We'll have breakfast in this Held at ten o'clock, for you need a good rest. And besides It would never do to call upon Madame False Vanity before eleven o'clock. She would never he up he foie!" he laughed. Look for Hidden Good.' How easy It Is to find something good In the people who are not with us any longer. The clussniate who died Inst month had never been one of your favorites, yet how many good things you see In hr now. If we could Judge the living as generously us we do the dead, nnd hmk an eagerly for their good points, we should be saved many a heartache when It Is too late. Girls' Companion. The United States submarine n-7 nground on a sandbur 50 yards off Wil derness I'olut. Fisher's Islnnd, N. Y. The crew of 1U were taken off by uuval New Washington photograph of ails Alice Kobertsoii, Okluhoma represeuta Uv the uuly woman tn ronjereaa. Wanted Unholy Cake. Little Jimmy Say, ma, can't I have another cake? Mother I low many have you had? Little Jimmy Only two round ones with holes In them. Mother Well, guess that's enough. Little Jimmy But, ma, can't I tiav Just one squsre unholy cake?