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Feature Section Magazine and Feature Section Saturday, March Twenty-fifth, 1916. A Man itingf T i Q By His Handwr JA.J.JLO W 11 c A V SEKINCl the unseen! What would you not give to nee the -wheels go round, to fee the forces that impel human actions really at work? Graphology comes very near to doing this. Obviously It cannot peer Into the mind, but It can definitely check off characteristics, as they are apparent In that written map of personality, the handwriting. When you seek knowledge and In slerht through graphology, you are not resorting to the tricks and mysteries of supernal Influence. No trances or slelgnt-or-nann mediums are usea iu obtain the information. It is a cold. hard science that detects characteris tics as habit forms them. "As a man writes, so is he." One un familiar with the science might stare t a line of handwriting for months and never know what sort of a person the writer was, yet an expert may fathom the character in question in SO minutes. BY DI5 WITT It. LUCAS. Copyright, 1916. by MrClure Newspap er Syndicate.) THERE is nothing In the world so interesting and worth study and analysis as a human being. The graphologist is a prospector in the soil of personality. He is constantly un covering the nuggets of mental and moral worth In an individual, to say nothing: of the "Fool's Gold" which forms part of every one of us. A prospecting trip in the land of In- SPECIAL PLATE SHOWING fw -v Unr-AUAAn &2-4 au Both of these specimens were written by the same person the upper one in August. 1 9 1 2. and the lower one in August, 913. Notice the remarkable change from' the vertical style to the slanting or slope styles in a period of twelve months. Wc. Uu wbrntm Hut l 4144U4S Gold Ofe Running $ I 50 Millions In Profits in Great Gastineau Mine, Greatest low Grade Gold Property on Earth, Has Enough Ore in Sight to Last 100 Years With $15,000 Worth Taken Out Daily. JUNEATJ. Alaska, Starch 2S. I have Just returned from a trip through what promises to be one of th nict famous gold mines of the world. I have ridden through its miles of tunnels behind an electric engine, and haTe walked through the mighty cav e.DB, called stopes, where they are Wasting down the ore and -dropping It into the cars for the mills. I have gone through the new crushing and nouctlon works, the latest of their kind, and have seen, as it were, the mechanical triumph of the twentieth century In saving the riches hidden In the bowels of the earth. The mine 1 visited today has a mighty ore body whose gold contents Average about J1.50 per ton, and still the machinery for mining and milling la such that fully half of that amount is clear profit. The actual cost of ruining the gold is now about 60 cents a. ton, and it may be cut to So cents or een lower than that. What SI.50 Oold Mnn. Have you any idea of what gold ore carrying only $1.50 a ton means? Gold Is worth about 120 an ounce, and at that rate 11.60 worth of gold would evual onlv about one-thirteenth of an ounce Divide a twenty-dollar gold jnece into thirteen parts and each part will not be as big as a pea. Neverthe less, that pea of gold Is all that Is to be found In one whole ton of this ore. A ton of ore is a carload for two horses. Now grind your pea into the finest of powder and put one of the grains of that powder in every pebble or broken piece of a carload of gravel and you have some Idea of now me Kold is scattered through the rock and how difficult it is to get it all out Or suppose the gold to be salt and tin ore to be water. I went to a drug Bt'ire today and weighed out enough Fait to Just equal the weight of the Kold in a ton of this ore. The salt did rot fill the smallest teaspoon. But a ton of water would fill a 250-galIon hogshead. Now if you should drop - our spoonful of salt into the hogs Jirnd and churn up the water until the Bait Is thoroughly mixed through It all, j on would have just the proportion r the gold and rock In the mine of winch I am writing. Think of getting the pea made of gold powder out of the cartload of rock In ouch a way that half of it will more than pay all the costs, and you have the problem which the operators of this mine have suc cessfully solved. Appear Petty. Hut l Illg lluslness. It seems a petty business does it not? Nevertheless It is one of the biggest l.usmesses of the world of today. It takes millions to work the mine and it will probably pay missions in profits. Tli" mine I refer to Is the Alaska Gas ticeau property. It Is only one of sev eral mighty low-grade propositions along the Gastineau channel which will keep thousands of miners and millions of dollars of machinery at work here for s century to come. Ad Joining It Is the Alaska Juneau mine, a plmilar mountain "' gold which Is now jit its very beginning. Further along is the miner mine, another great prop el ty, and there are other deposits about cf enormous extent The mountain of low-grade ore over the Alaska Gastineau mine rUes al most precipltlously from the Gastineau channel. Its ore body is said to cover something like MOO acres. It is more than two miles In length and the min ers have already made 20 miles of tun riels and cross-cuts In their develop ment works. According to the report f the managing director, D. C. Jack JIiik. to the stockholders, the block if ore has something like 21.000.0D" t"ns above a certain li-el anil at le.ist lon.nnnnno tons aboe the b vel of the rr i TUe Treadwell group on the op posite s,dc of tho hani.il is iiir e terfllng mine- under the sea, so that dividuality Is as interesting and fas-i rinating as any fabled pilgrimage into ins Iand of upmr or any recoru 01 an venture into desert places in search ol treasure. There are no two people ex actly alike in the world; consequently it is natural that no two persons will exhibit exactly the same graphic signs in their writing. Hence, graphology ever adding and polishing new facets to the crystal of personality, which constant study and Investigation bur nish into Jewels of lustrous beauty. There Is always something new to oecKon the feet of the Investigator and lean nim ever onward into different paths. new fields and fresh vistas over . looking the pnrorama of personality. . Anything which will enable us to I understan d and eomnrehend the ehar- . acter of another is of the greatest value. The utility of such knowlcdgc- is vastly Increased if we can, through some scientific and accurate method of procedure, obtain and apply this knowl edge unawares, weighing this man or mai woman in the balances of indi vidual inegrity, without their suspect ing wnat we are doing. This Is exact ly what a knowledge of graphology permits you to do. Can any reader who has followed these articles thus far really doubt the usefulness of graphologleal knowledge! If you knew that John Doe was dis honest, would you have employed him? It your friend had known that her (iance was easily led. possessed the Instinct of a gambler, and was likely) to prove uniaithful, would she have married him? Or If Itlchard Roe had been able to see, in the handwriting of his sweet heart, that she was insanely jealous. CHANGE IN HANDWRITING JU- I IM-oo $ cotuA I H t f ff - UlhtA VLO i.J2 flr-rt S3 1 vW-ZhK v-HJdty fc Kf IHtL tPU To TVr &4r & Yields A1 nM ia?Ka ines there ii really no telling how large the Gastineau ore body is. Tunnel Cut 200O Fret. The outcropping of the mine begin at a half mile or more above the pea level and tunnels have been cut at in tervals from there down to 200 feet. The mines have been further prospect ed by diamond drills and by shafts and cross-cuts, so that its owners should know pretty well what they have. All this has cost millions. Fortunes were put into the property before it came into the hands of the present owners, and they have spent millions mor- in installing machinery that will do the work at the least possible cost, and in the institution of a hydro-electric plant situated 10 miles away, which Rives them 6000 horsepower. Nearly all the work of the mines and the mills is done by electricity, and It is the dropping of the water on the tur bines 10 miles away that gives the force that Is now dragging this gold from the earth, and changing It Into the great yellow bricks which go to the mint Is a Mountain of Gold. But come w 1th me and take a look at this mountain of gold, whose treasures electricity and its helpers the sooty faced miners, are bringing forth to the light of the sun. We take the motor car stage at Juneau and fly over the broad streets to the outskirts of the city. We wind around under the mountains in full sight of the Tread- . well mines across the channel over the wnj, and at the end of three miles come Thane, where arc the offices and homes of those who manager the great milling plans and reduction works of the property. We can see the mills 700 feet above us on the sides of the mountain. They scenjto grow out of the rocks, extending for a long dis tance down the slopes so that gravlty ca'riee the ore through one process after another. I The offices are right on the sea. The mines themselves are three miles back in the mountains. They begin about 2,600 feet above where we are now, and we are hauled up by a cable to visit them. Our car is an open platform on wheels, with a wall at the lower end to keep us from falling or sliding, as the car climbs the track. The ioad has a 33 per cent grade, and the way Is al most straight up the side of a cliff cov ered with forests Unique Private Cnr. At the end of the cabl. we meet what might be called the private ear of the managers. It Is a steel box upon wheels with open doors at the sides and seats under cover. It is equipped with a stor age battery, and Is so mall that it can go anywhere throughout the mine. In i it we ride around the side of the moun tain. We fly through a canyon and en ter a tunnel, which is two miles In length and 4000 feet below the snow clad peaks overhead. It Is through this tunnel that the ore goes In trains to the mills. The tunnel Is cut right through the ere. and there Is an ore body 2000 feet thick overhead. There are other tun nels at various levels and the chutes are so cut that ore from all of these levels can be dropped into the cars far below. The tunnel Is so large that a Pullman train could go through It without scratching the paint It is lighted by incandescent lamps which hang down from above. It has a double track so that continuous trains of cars can move back and forth at the same time. All of the hauling Is done by electricity. In thisunain tunnel the cars work upon trolleys. The other tunnels are smaller and there the ore cars are hauled by storage battery engines, In order to keep the miners from touching the live wires Klcrtrlc Ore Train. We get off and stnnd at one side as .in ore tr.im comes thundentijt along It i ur.iwn b a powerful eltctnr en Erne. The train consists of 28 steel PLATE 6 CANDOR, FRANKNESS, SINCERITY AND FALSEHOOD JEcStf'-'- JLt - Ojc J?U. T-es & A. Exceptionally truthful and sincere. Note open &t and o'. -tvrvcoC jjXcou 'tty-J-us & (XyZVyiJLf U. This ia a frank, open and candid nature. ymUJUc C. Truthful, friendly, honest, sincere and sympathetic Cold-blooded, selfish nervous, and likely to n It Is extremely unlikely taken her for better or nag and gossip. he would have for worse. If been able to jour neiKiiuur imu umj see the embryo musician in the pen manship of his son, do you suppose he would have apprenticed him to a tanner? If your friend had been able to see from the handwriting of his wife that she was a sensitive plant, which one careless or unintentionally cross word or look would wound beyond any phy sical pain, do you not think he would be more careful, guarded and consid erate in his treatment of her? If your own child's handwriting dis closes extreme selfishness, jsn't it a good thing to know about it' lnt time to correct the hab'it without breaking the child? If your own handwriting exhibits excessive temper and Irritabil ity, is it not a good thing to have this knowledge at first hand and put forth an honest effort to overcome an In jurious habit that is most disagree able to everybody? Will not a knowledge of graphology enable you to know your friends bet ter, to help them more intelligently, to bear with their shortcomings more understanding!)-, as well as to lend an added luster to their many excel -BV- Frank G. Carpenter (Copyright. 1D15, by F'rank O. Caroenter. cars, each of which holds 10 tons of ore. It carries 280 tons of gold-bearing rock, and there is at least ?500 worth of gold In its cars. All of the loading Is done by gravity. The ore is blasted out In the great stopes, or caverns, which have been made along the eight levels above us. The stopes are connected with the tun neli of the various levels, and the ore Is brought in steel cars from them to the chutes, from where it falls Into the great ore bin above the main tunnel where we are now. The leading arrangements are such that the mere pulling of a lever will drop a river of ore Into a car. Four cars are loaded at once, and within two minutes by my watch I saw forty tons put on the train, and within 15 or 20 minutes a whole train was loaded. After this the cars carry the ore straight to the mills. There It Is au tomatically dumped and the machinery Is such that It Is hardly touched by man's hands until the gold has been won. But suppose we take a trip through the mine, visiting some of the tunnels and going Into the stopes. We are ac companied by G. T. Jackson, the assist ant manager of the company, and B. B. Nledlng, the mine superintendent We climb Into the cars, and rid through tunnel after tunnel, stopping now and then in a vain search for gold In the rock overhead. Its color might be called a battleship grav. It is a drab slate with little veins and stringers of quarts running through it It Is in the quartz that the gold, lead and iron which form the minerals of the ore body are found. In some of tho rich places you can see specks of yellow. The veins run in streaks through the slate rock, and the dia mond drills show that such streaks are found everywhere In the great body of ore not yet outlined by the tunnels. By and by we leave our electric en gine and ride on one of the shaft ele vators to the level above. Our eleva tor boy Is a giant over six feet in height, and he wears a long oilskin coat which makes him look taller. As wo pass from level to level we can see the cars moving by: and finally at 1000 feet above where we started we Htep out and tramp through a tunnel ;to visit a stope where the miners are working. Here tly darkness is almost Egyptian and the path Is as rough as that of the Hill of Difficulty, which so wearied poor Christian to climb. We had acetylene lamps to pick our way over ,1.a . lorlfl nf nr. ,,,.1,...nnf ., n .1 a vnwlefl lilt ni1 rlnu'n ov.r thfttan,!r of tons of gold-bearing rock before we stood under the root of a low chamber COieriUK mm iiiHii an acre. AV"e could now see the miners at work. Each had his own light, which rl.onc dim in the distance. They were operating drills moved by compressed air, and were putting in the dynamite for blasting the ore. At certain hours tho bjasts are shot off, and the great masses of rock are thus taken out and broken for the cars and the mills. Each stope or cavern is 400 feet long, 120 feet wide and 400 feet deep. Its contents are equal to a solid block of rock with the base of an acre extend ing to a height of 400 feet, or more than two-thirds that of the Washing ton monument. As I did so the superintendent told me they had 13 other stopes now being worked. Larsest Mill in the World. After let ving tin- mines I went to the mills. They are said to be the largest a.id most modern of any gold-crushing plant In the world. Within the past year the company has spent J.'i.OOO.OOO upon them and nothing has been spared to make machinery do every possible part of tho work. Everything is moved by electrintv. Elcetrh crnns, some of wlil'-h will lift 20 tons, c.irrj great loaas iron pince to pi.arc iiic same force raises the ore and there are au- j C - t - iCJCG 'scK ZT . uaajC vtk Ctf &u-& and untruthful nature. lent qualities? To the physician, it is of Inestimable value In perscriblng to the temperament, as well as for the physical needs of his patients. To the lawyer Its value is beyond computa tion in accurately gaging the moral weight and responsibility of his clients, opponents, witnesses, etc. To the man of affairs it is of incalculable value as a business asset in measuring up the qualifications of his associates and assistants, and so enabling him to se lect those best qualified to fill certain positions or to do certain work. Tendencies toward HI health may frequently be discerned and corrective measures applied before they have fully developed. Some graphologists can de tect approaching infirmities, and even insanity, latent or actual, Is not im mune from its searchlngs. In the home, in the world of busi ness. In finance, law, medicine, the pul pit, or in the police courts, graphology should ever prove to be a welcome, truthful and faithful friend. If no other use is made of the knowl edge than as a means of amateur en tertainment at the home or the club, graphology will rank first in Interest, utility and the unique pleasure it af fords, when compared with any of the parlor accomplishments, such as leger tomatic skips of five tons each that load and empty themselves, moving on day and night all the year through. The' ore comes from the mines on trains drawn by electric engines. It Is dumped by electricity upon screens the wires of which are as thick as your thumb, and It passes thence into im mense crushers, which take the largest pieces and break them into lumps about two Inches thick. From these screens the ore goes Into storage bins of 10,000 tons each, and from them it is carried by skips and wide belt conveyors through sets of steel rollers that work on the princi ple of a clothes wringer. The rollers are so graduated that they crush the ore finer and finer as it goes through one set after another, until the great rocks are reduced to a powder as fine as the flour of which cream crackers are made. Procens of Separation. The flour, which contains the rock and gold. Is then passed over shaking tables flooded with water In such a way that gravity separates the miner als from the rocks, the heaviest parti cles falling to lower side of the table. You can then see the various minerals, each having its own streak of color. There Is the lead with Its mixture or go'd ad silver, there at the bottom the pure gold, a streak of yellow grains and dust Above the lead Is the lighter black iron sand. After tho gold and lead are thus sep arated they are passed over Wilfley tables covered with mercury. The mercury takes up the gold, and It is then put through the furnace and va porized, to get the gold out. Until now the mines and mills have been working at four or five thousand tons per day, but during the present year the manager expects to Increase this amount to at least, 10.000 tons. and from that time on mere win oe a !.. "h". .T-!?,. nf the mountains through the mills and down to the sea. Ten thousand tons of ore at U.50 of gold to the ton means $15,000 per day added to the gold sup ply of the world. It means that the output of this mine will eventually be more than J6.000.000 worth of gold per year, and If the estimates of the en gineers are correct it means that this output will continue for from 75 to 100 years to come. To return to my for mer comparison, all this will be made of peas of gold and pinches of dust. The Unman Element. As to the human element in the Gastineau mines, the labor and man agement seem to be excellent. There agemeni seem in oe exi-euem. mm are now about 1100 men employed upon the nronertv. and I am told that the number will not be greatly increased when the mine is working at double its present capacity, the machinery be ing such that units can be added and the same men do double tho work. The men are of a better class than the average miner of the United States proper. Fully one third of them are Americans, and. In addition, there are large numbers of Hnglish, Irish and Scotch. There are also Slavs. Italians, Swedes and Norwegians. Not a few have come hero as prospectors and have been attracted to the work by the high wages paid. Common laborers get $3 and upward a day. and tho skilled men $4.50 nnd Jo. Tho experts and officers receive the highest of sal aries. The general manager. Mr. B. L. Thane.Is a young Callfornlan who has made a record for his efficiency and mining ability. I find that the employes arc well cared for. The company has largo bunk houses or dormitories In which the men sleep, and it also has dining halls which will seat 500 at one meal I satdown with that number at one meal. I sat with that number at din ner. Tho food was excellent and better cooked than In most of the restaurants scattered throughout the states. The company serves 2000 such meals every day for the miners, and an equal num ber, I Judge, to the hands In the mills. In the kitchen they have steam cook ers and bakers. They have boilers that will cook a barrel of soup at a time and ranges as wide as a dining table and twelve feet in length. The vegetables are peeled bv electricity, the coffee Is ground by an electric current, nnd the same force washes the dishes and mixes the biead. taking a wholo barrel of I loin for one big lump of dough. Connected with tho eating estaMish- PLATE 7 FINESSE, VC1 - , t-&ctA.--4--. 79& zzxr- Finesse, diplomacy and impenetrability. LL9 4n - &&. Ct2 "9f Shows mild hypocrisy, OM. -Mt 4 Outtv tfwtm "jm Owvvtoj rrU SHows cunning, unfaithfulness and selfishness. ji demain, palmistry, cards, etc. If this knowledge should ever be applied more seriously than In affording light en tertainment to others, the time spent in acquiring a general working knowl edee of the science of graphology, and the application of its principle will be well worth the effort In this issue we take up the graphic signs of candor, frankness and sincer ity, and contrast them with finesse, evasion and cunning. One of the chief signs of the truthful person is the truthful "hand." That ia. to say. a straightforward, legible hand. Another and strong confirmatory sign Is in a good slope to the writing, bespeaking sincerity. Truthful persons are honest and sincere. Still another sign of the candid and open person is found in small a's. o's, y's, and a few other letters, when they are left open at the top. This also Indicates a rather chatty person, frtendly agreeable and thought ful of the rights and privileges of others, where there Is a good slant to the script. You will find all of these traits or signs strongly evident In Fig. A, plate 6, printed elsewhere in this article. Fig. B also exhibits an exceedingly truthful and sincere person. The small letters above referred to are not quite ment is a bakery that turns out cakes and pies by the hundreds aud serves hot rolls every nisht and hot rakes for breakfast. The company charges Its men $1 a day for board and room, and the receipts therefrom are spent in keeping up this part of the estab lishment For the married men there are com fortable cottages lighted by, electricity and heated by steam. Thei rent paitl is $ per month per room, and each fam ily boards itself. The company has its own store, where the men can buy for cash or for coutJons advanced on the basis of their monthly wages. Therft are also clubrooms equipped with bil liard arrangements, and tables for cards, checkers and dominoes. The men work day and night shifts of nine hours each, and for this reason the club rooms are usually filled day and night by those who are off work. There is also a reading room, with the latest magazines and papers, and the mon have their clubs of one kind or an other. Learn How and Keep At It Mm May Succeed Through Knll- ure If They Are Persistent nnd Diligent Grnln Merely Will. BY 3IADIS01T C. PETERS. YOU can do something and be some body if you learn how fo work and then keep at It until you have accomplished your object. ' Some men are made upon small pat terns, others are medicore in ability. while a few are large by nature, . . it i,i...,u. Ar.nn,nnwArt aW thV dnt n of .rf the within vour reach, vou may succeed in your line, and success is the attain ment of the object of your ambition. Don't ask yourself whether or not you are a genious. Whatever you have got to do. go to it do It! To stand still is to lose your chance. Hold your ground, push hard and almost any door will open to you. Fortune, luck and chance men talk about are nothing more than the for tunate combination of circumstances, which come and go in all lives, and which like all other opportunities and occasions in life must be seized and made the most of. "TIs not In our stars. - "- , y , r..i,.. that we lear Brutus, but In ourseUes that we are underlings.' l.urky Fellow Keen sighted. Your so-called lucky fellows are ordinarily keen sighted men, who to clear ideas as to what is to be done unite the skill necessary to do it.- Kiirce ,toes not ask an impossible chess board, but plays on the one be fore it. the best game possible under existing combinations. Washington lost more battles than he won. but by organizing victory out of dereat he triumphed in the end. Never before was every kind of bus iness so overdone, all the professios so crowded to repletion and the only one hope for success lies In unwearied application. When Uaniel Webster was told that the profession of law was over-crowded already and that the chances were all against him, he answered: "There Is always room at the top." and he started for the "top" and never stopped until ho reached it. What is genius? Only another name for force of will. Obstacles must be overcome by grap pling with them and so powerful is moral conviction that a man can ac complish what he will, difficulties often melt away before the determination to overcome them. Julius Ciesar's giant determination, rather than his military skill won his victories. Alexander, the greatest sol dier the world has seen, showed that a resolute will was his leading quality. Napoleon said. "Impossible Is a word only found in the dictionary of fools." Wellington was distinguished by simllaj Inflexibility of puipose. To think we are able, is sometimes to be so Knergj of will is not only the central power of charade - in a man it is tin man himself, it is the hope that per fumes life. EVASION AND CUNNING evasion and diplomacy. JmiXm jMWJjy GRAPHOLOGY COUPON (Good for two week only. By special arrangement with Mr. De Witt B. Lucas, the author of J th articles The El Paso Herald Is enabled to secure for its readers Condensed GmphoiogVcal Analyses of their handwriting (or that of thetr Meada) performed by this foremost expert, setting forth the- Principal traits of personality disclosed in such autographs- To obtain one of mesa C1I VltVCTER CA31EOS you must carefully observe these five simple conditions, from which there, will be no deviation: 1. Clip this Coupon (which is good for two weeks.) .,., 2. Fasten it to fifty (50) words of writing your own or another's), per formed in a natural manner IN INK on TTmULED PAPER. (Do not trr to force, alter, or disguise the writing from your free and natural style, or dissatisfaction with the analysis may result) J Knclose a elf nddrred and STAMPED (2c) ENVELOPE, together with FIFTY CENTS (50c) in any form most convenient (If two specimens are sent for analysis, two coupons and one dollar will bei required, etc.) . 4. Place your name and address written (or printed) legibly on eaoa, specimen, and on cover envelope to Insure safe delivery or return to vou. (Always identify your specimens by name or number to avoid "confusion as to whom the analysis is intended for). "( SPECIMENS WXI.I BE RETURNED. 5. Enclose all in a strong envelope, seal, and direct to the r'i' Graphologist, care of EI Paso Herald. EXPLANATION". The small charge made for these Character Cameos must not bo con sidered in any sense as adequate compensation for this work. It is made necessarv to cover the cost of stenographers, printed matter, clerk hire. office maintenance and other incidental expenses. You will not onlv be astonished, but greatly helped by the accuracy. utility and application of Mr. Lucas's work. Every specimen receives his prronnal nttrntinn. Inquiries or requests contained in letters should b cmphaalied In some manner, by underscoring In blue or red pencil, to In sure his attention, as letters analyzed are not read. You may expect a reply within 20 days, rnlrd. In your own envelope. These Character Cameos are prronnl communication. Neither names, addresses nor de ductions will be published. YOU RECEIVE HIGHLY' SPECIALIZED ABILITY IN THIS ANALTSISV No. 4. The Kisk of Matrimony Only Profanation of Romance A Meaningless Custom Dorothy Dix Shows Folly of Husbands and Wives Bestowing and. Ee ceiving Caresses as Mere Matter of Form; Often Heal Danger to Home in Snch Habit. By DOnOTTIY DIX. r N two divorce cases now pending the court has been called upon to rule upon the matrimonial kiss and to define what is the proper length, temperature and frequency thereof. In one of these cases the aggrieved wife asked for a divorce because her husband spent hours bestowing soul kisses on her. In the other case the woman asked for a divorce because her husband re fused to kiss her at all, claiming that he regarded kisses as unsanitary. When both kissed and unkiased wives claim that they hate been subjected to cruel and inhuman treatment that en titles them to alimony, what is a poor husband to do? It adds another and a dangerous complication to the domestic osculation problem, which is always a liikh explosive in the family circle, any way. The why of the kiss of courtship ia obvious to all. It is the flower of desire, the red rose of romance. It is gar landed with moonbeams, and set to the lilt of music, and its time is the hour that is sacred to love. But the dail kiss of matrimony Is another aftair its inspiration is habit. Its time, the minute when we are most rushed ami most engrossed with mate rial cares. Its aroma is that of bacon and egs. A hen KNm llee'imes Daily Custom. It is the profanation of all romance, and why intelligent people persist in keeping up a custom whose significance has bet n lost. uIhc erv soul is dead, pass s all comprehension. The nitnute a kiss Uecomea a daily custom, like brushing your teeth, or riolni; up om hair, it loses Its savor. It is no longer a thrill. It is a bore. It is a flat, stale ami meaningless cus tom that gets on your nerves, and that we would all gladly cease to observe if we dared. Women know this, and yet so wedded are they to ancient superstitions that the average wife would feel herself ex ceedingly ill used If her husband omit ted his diurnal duty dry-as-dust- kiss, although every time she receives it she hears in her boul the thud of another nail being driven in the coffin of -her youthful romance. Now it is no sign that a man has ceased to love his wife because the kiss he bestows, hit or miss, on her as he rushes to catch the 8:15 car has no more warmth nor thrill to it than the touch of a flabby flannel breakfast cake. Neither is it any Indication that his wife no longer cares for him liecause she receives the peck on her cheek In the spirit in which It was given and with her mind centered more on what she Is going to order from the grocer than on the temperature of her hus band's parting kiss. Very likeh both husband and wife love each other a thousand times more (leeplv and more tenderly than thev uni in thi (las of their courtship, w-hen ,1 dozed, as you will observe, and there is a good, wholesome slant to the writ ing. Fig. C discloses a truthful and sin cere person, but rather a self-contained one. This writer 1s not given to much talk, and Is discreet, Note the closed a's and o's. Contrast these three specimens with Fig. D. Here is the upright, unfeeling writing, tapering words, denoting fin esse, and just observe how the small o's. a's. g's and some other letters are not only closed, but tied shut in little hard knots. You cannot fall to com prehend at a glance the great differ ence between the writer of Fig. D and any of the other specimens. Referring; now, to plate T: Speci men A very clearly discloses finesse in the tapering words, previously re ferred to and impenetrability, self-con-tainedness. In the closed o's and a's. Do not overlook, either, the selfish lit tle incurling terminal at end of the word "state." In Fig. B you will note how this writer has pulled out the ends of words into an Indistinguishable ser pentine wriggle that yon largely have to guess at to achieve the sense. This show mild hypocrisy (two facednegs) and a great deal of evasion and over developed diplomacy closely approxi mating cunning. Fig. 6 Is a good ex ample of cunning and selfishness. Ob serve the tapering words, and the up right script, serpentine writing; and foreshortened terminations all be speaking a selfish, evasive, cunning- na ture, together with considerable vanity. In the fat bows to be looped letters. It is important to know whether your new correspondent Is vulgar and sen sual, and we shall have something to say about these signs In the next arti cle of this series. Just a word of cau tion: Always be careful not to jump at conclusions because you see one or two signs strongly maricea. gn, analyze and compare. These are tn three commandments you mui on tinually observe. every kiss was a sacred rite, and every touch of the lips set their blood on fire. After marriage comes the business of life, when the very existence of love depends upon the husband and wife turning their thoughts to the practical affairs of making money and making a. comfortable home. In the midst of this hustle and bustle thre is no place for airy romance and sentimental kisses, and the pity of it is that married people do not perceive this, and quit trying to turn the pink chiffons of romance into the scrubbing cloths of daily life. Probably there is nothing else In the world that would do more to con serve real romance in domesticity than the abolition of the daily duty kiss, and the substitution for it of the occasional kiss of impulse. If we could only kiss those who are near and dear to us when the spirit moves us to do it. Instead of having to do it by the clock and be cause the time has come around for us to take a good morning; or a good night pill: What a relief, oh. my fellow men and women! Kl Without I,nTe x Blow. All of us are prone to loathe the things that we are forced to do, and if a man could go to work and return therefrom without having to bestow that odious twlce-a-day-smack. he would oftener feel like giving his wife a real kiss, warm and vital with love, and straight from the heart Instead of from the ends of his mustache. Also If the wife did not have to re ceive these diurnal, meaningless, plati tudinous thank-goodness - I've - got-lt-over-for-today kisses, sho might often er turn her lips instead of the back of her head or her left ear to receive her husband's kiss. A kiss without love is without mean ing, and can be as deadly an insult as a blow, and that's what Is the ma'.ter with most matrimonial kisses. People serve them along with the bread and butter. Instead of keeping them like a rare cordial for an occasional trer.t The way to improve the domestic kiss Is to diminish the quantity. That will improve the quality. English People Discover They Are Wearing German Leather In Swiss Shoes London. En?.. March SZ. The Encllih people are beginning to believe that the. are wearing- shoes made of German leather through th- fart that many of their shoes are imported from swltxerland where the manufacturers are known to use large quan tities of German leather Their euaplclona were recently confirmed by the fact that British Imports of shoes from Swltxerlanu during February were nearly deuhte those of the corresponding period in 1114. In formation was given in the house of parlia ment recently that the use of German leather to the extent of Ji per r-nt In shoes Imported from Switzerland is par-miseable.