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SILK HAT HARRY'S DIVORCE SUIT HALTED
The Judge Is Fearfully Sick
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MAT-5 UP- MKKTk
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Ht'-S VtTty -0 AND N0T ErPECrKD
TO Lv- THANK TOU- GOOO 0W
Build Up Your Character by
Thinking Agreeable Things
If You Know Some On You Dislike Very Much, Begin
Today and Look for Some Praiseworthy
Quality in That Person.
15y ELLA WHKKLElt WILCOX.
There IS some ono you dislike; some
one who Jars upon your nerve; some
on of whom you disapprove, and when
ever tho name of that Individual ia men
tioned you are con-
f - :
Bclou of a dixa
It Is rever a
source of happiness
ta dislike any one.
There Is always a
penalty attached to
And quite un
consciously to most
of u there Is a
alow but sure de
place in our char
acters when we
Rive much thought
to the people we
dlillke, because we
are grafting upon
our natures some portion of those dlsa
greable traits and qualities which oc
cupy our minds. . ., ,
Ve become, to irreater or less degree,
like the things of which we think and
If, therefore, you th'rig and talk a
great deal about the faults and failings
of your friends (or your enemies), you
are grafting a branch, of poison Ivy on
the vine of your own heart
This is a scientific fuct.
Every thought has its effect on our
natures. Just as every moment spent In
practise of music or painting la forming
our habits in those arts.
The art of character building ia the
greatest and raott Important art and
profession In life, so it is a matter of
serious moment how we do this work.
No one of us finds it possible, to like
every person we meet. There are people
so unlovable, so aggressive, so un
pleasant to encounter, that one would be
made of stone who did not recognize
their repellent traits.
Yet were we to set about looking for
some agreeable quality In those an
tagonlstio personalities we would find
This, then, should be our work.
The moment we encounter a disagree
able or even an unattractive Individual,
if we have time to give that person any
thought at ail, lot us turn the mind
toward a path of exploration and seek
for something worth praising.
' And finding It, let us spak of It,
Then having spoken of It, let us think
of this quality whenever the person oc
curs to tis aa an obJct of criticism.
It will prove an Interesting experiment
and will help another while we help
There, is nothing more disastrous la
the way of mental processes than dwell
ing on the Uk'ly, painful and d:iureeatle
side of Ufe. It Is not only a waste of
time and energy, but it is a criminal
waste of these precious thing.
It does no good, and it does great
There are occasions and situations
where the dark and palutul and disagree
able things of life iniiKt he mentioned;
must be vecognlzed, that they may be
The child who falls in the dirt of the
street must b recognized as a soiled
child, needing to be washed and clothed
In fresh garments. It wptihl be folly to
smllo and say; "nun along, child; you
aie clean." The child nilKht not recog
nize its own need ot a 'bath, but others
would recognize it without nwking the
changes necessary to Its beat well being.
Fiut It would be an even greater folly
to sit for days and weeks dwelling In
thought on the accident whlvh had be
fallen the child, and trying to obtain data
of other similar accidents to other chil
dren, forgetting all the beautiful throngs
of clean, swet children . swarming over
That Is precisely what thousands of
Intelligent human beings are dulng with
their minds and voices.
They are emphaxlng the faults, follies
and misdeeds of the people they know,
especially the people they dislike, and
they are Ignoring the lovely things which
exsit all around us everywhere. They
are doing nothing to lessen or change the
evils tbey deplore, but are preparing
their own natures to develop the same
traits by continually talking of them.
If you know some one you dislike very
much, begin today and look for some
praiseworthy quality ir, that person to
think about and to talk about.
It will prove an exctllont disinfectant
for your mind, Instead c Inviting the
contagion of the unpleasant things you
find in another; by thinking and talking
Fass as lightly and rapidly as possible
over the ugly and dlsagreablo traits of
Accent the !g-eeable untf worthy.
Bay some good thing every day about,
some one you do not like.
And before you know il you will find
you are ceasing to dislike that Indi
Copyright. 1911. National News Aas'n. ,
Stand Back, Boys, and Give Him Air By Tad
The Manicure Lady
"Now that the base ball season Is over,"
tM tho Manicure Lady to the Head Bar
ber, "I hope and trust that we can turn
to all them other anj better things of
life, such as foot ball and politics. The'
fleet lias came and went, so there ain't
much to say about them, and as far as
society is concerned, 1 ain't eeu four
llnea in the papers lately about the whole
Newport bunch. Koosevelt Is out of the
spotlight on account of haWng become
an editor of a weekly and no more than a
editor, and Taft 1 too fat to stir around
much. News U scarce, Oeortse. What
shall we talk about this morning. You
know, I Ju?t got to lulk about some
thing." "I know," suld the Head Barber, wear
ily, "I know. If you gotta talk about
something, why don't yoa talk about liter
ature? between you and your brother
you must know something abjut poetry,
such A that of Mister Kipling's about the
feniale of the species being stronger and
deadlier than the male. What do you
kuow about that?"
"I iie?s 5'lster Kipling Is wrong," said
the Manicure Lady. "i'ernnUs ain't
deadly these days, George. They Just
want to be supported nice, and have the
little comforts ot life, like tables, etc.,
and they certainly don't want to get
deadly if tley can get the winner's end
of the bank roll when pay way comes.
Even when I was a little girl I remember
bow perfectly dear Ma was w)an the o:j
gent forgot to stay away from the house
an hour after the time he was due on pay
day evenings. Hut when the old gent
happened to get homo t' O late to :
stvve the better and l:l!er part of his
weekly wage, (Jecre, then ths surface tf
father's map, but 1 mean speaking fig
urative. I mean that then the female of
the Kpocles was so much more deadly
than the mule that Father ,ookJd like
Mister Bryan inuxt have looked after his
first or second detest for the Chair, He
seemed all collapsed, like."
"He ought to get rough treatment v.hen
he came home without the roll," declared
the Head llarber. "I don't think It Is
fair to report at home without the kale.'
"Without the what?"
"Without his kale, the money," ex
piainea me jieaa r-aroer. - inats one
lime that I think married geiit ought
to keep away from home. If a married
gent can't bring home the roll, ho always
should stay away long enough to get an
other one. He ought to tote home the
"I am so glad, -George," exclaimed th
.Manicure i.uay, "uiai jou nave told me
what 'kale' ineaiu. Now I know what
brother Wilfred meant when he read that
poem to me about Mister Kipling's poem.
the one he wroto that said something
about the female of the species. That la
all I remember about It, Ueorge:
" 'When the poor old earner of tho bread
comes iioniu to gleet hi wife
And says, "1 haven t got It now, on that
i u L-ei my lire.
The wif.i responds with cruel words,
hoping li gel the kale
The female of tho iciea is deadlier than
jnats why I was sniloua to know
what the Word 'kale' meant, UeeyKe," con
ciuuea me Manicure Ijuly. "I didn't
want to think that Wilfred spoiled one of
"He cou'd.i't spoil cue of them poems
it his." said the Head HurUr.
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The Tragedy of Being a Han
IJy FUANCKS I (UHSIDE
He Is born with but one friend, and,
after a lifetime of trying to make tuoro,
doesn't have that many when he dies.
The first thing lie learns after patty
cake is that mother's kin are superior to
In his boyhood days. If Ms complexion
and clothes sml pleasures suit his mother,
ha is missing tho fun that Is rightfully
due him. , '
He finds as much Joy In drowning klt-
Li?,. Si .
l ii i iii ii hi ,wltikVliliii m ii,..l',rf4i.ltiir nniiw
tens as his sisters find In hunting violets,
and Is called heartless and'suulless w hen
he Indulges In It; when ho goes away on
a visit tho kitten has Its first chance to
If he Is given ft red wagon all his own
his mother and sisters find fault every
time they see It because of the scratches
If he catches a fish and takos It home
with pride to his mother she sees his
soiled clothes before she sees the flslt, and
any attempt to love her when she la
dressed up and he Is proud ot her is met
by s scream about his dirty hands.
All his amusements lose their fascina
tion If he has any one's permltislon to In
dulge In them, and u one can couvlnce
him that the time will ever come when
he will think, inot of ft girl than of ft
If lie Is hungry and opens the Icebox
dour, his mothers and sisters icrcam and
run for cloth to wipe up what re Is
going to spill; the only time lila sister
sees any nd III the world, tor hiui 1
when she stands under ft walnut tree,
and from the tlmo he plays marbles
under the street light until he la old and
toothless he has to account to some
woman why he didn't come home earlier.
When ho Is ft grown man and thought
lessly tUs ft girl be enjuys being with
nor, he wakes up to find himself engaged,
and In a brief period lie hears the wed
ding march the women thlnlt Is so. sweet
and It rings In hi ears like ft war whoop.
If he ciurku't hold the baby lie Is a
brute, and if he hulda It and It cries his
wife looks at lilm as If he had pinched
It; his children are dlnauUhflml with hm
became hu doesn't keep ft cmpjy tlore,
To be an Ideal husband, he must g
home on purpose la kiss hl wife, th
meals are only an Incident, said If he I
as polite In serving a meal fts Ids. wlf
demands he starves to death
Most of his troubles are caused by iu
Imagination too active, or ft Irver that I
not active enough, and all his life. Iron
his boyhood day up, ho baa to be i
mighty h rag around a. mighty lit tl
sore to get any sympathy.
AM he gets out of Christmas Is th
bills to pay; alt the glorious Easter tld-
means to him la that he has his old pant
pressed, and after the children are growl
and hto wife doesn't liave to- stay a
home evenings to put them to. bed; he I
left alone so much that he- feel ft
friendly- I any on who Is Kind to- him a
If he were ft lost pup.
If ho telU liis wlt of Ait Increase h
his wageA she doeau't f uiigretulate hint
she gels ft far-away look In her oyes a
tf calculating how masy yards U wl)
t e for a now dress, and It be. talls .he
the-y must economise she la reminded o
Via cigars, ,
All the broken furniture In the. hous
la put In a room called his den, and h
ha so little room in any ot th closet
for his clothes that XUiie Heard become
his Ideal or a reully great man. He, a
least, hud closets In which ho had roori
to hung things.
It he does something noteworthy an
the world applauds, his wire's relative
look, wis and say nothing.
Kvery time he pulls his money out oft
his pocket he misses a dollar, and In th.
same way a he grows older every t! ni
ne counts Ids friends he finds he Is om
short, and he never knows how be los.
either of them. (
If la ft loving, but bewildering, spirit
he enters a dry goods store to buy hit
wife a present, all the appreciation ht
gets Is her dti,-s to know what on ear
possessed him, to buy a thing like that,
w.in.i.... wumwi mm jihiip
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IF" DABT CUIES, UB S A BHUTB. i
and there Isn't at any time anything oi
such little Importance ground bl home
as the underwear of the naaa who live
Ha suffers and fights and nls reward
Is that the figure of i'eace Is represented
by a woman; he never satisfies tl wife
because 1-e lacks appreciation ot what
he calls art. There is no one to see
that he has worked so hsrj and vndured
so. much that tho aitlstla temperament
in him has been mnaehed Si flat as if s
rock crusher had rolled over t.
He never gels credit. If. as t tor, h
Is good to his mother, every one says.
"He ought to be. Kho Is bis muthjr." II
kind to his wife, they suy: "He ouuht it
be. Isn't she his wife?" And U good c
his children, every one tays: "Why
shouldn't he bo? Isn't ha their father?"'
And should be, on his deathbed, talk ol
soelns the penrly gutes there would be a
suspklon tl.al ho didn't see them. That
he talked Hiut wuy Id tool hi wife to
HM WAKKS UP EN'tlAaED.
and when he goes home at iifcht to for
tret the worries ot the day he hears so
many new woriies that ho Is glad to get
bai-k to his work next morning.
He discovers early In tils married lfe
that he says the wrong thing, and after
his daughters have been In school a few
sears he also discovers that .19 fci-yj It
the wrong way. ,
When a child In the family Jie-i, there
are those w ho ace use lilm of coldness,
but In a short time his friends Ic.narK
that lie Is looking old.
A Modem Hero
Senator La Toilette, at ft plcnlo In
Madison, was praiaiug a young Mil
waukee couple that has Just got married-
"They'll have a rather bard time ot It;
too," he said thoughtfully, "with price
at the height they are, and Beit's salary
in the office so ridiculous.
"A girl once lifted her head from her
young man's bosom and murmured:
" 'It It were but possible, In these
prosalo days, for you to do something
heioic, somuthlng brave and knight like,
to prove your love!'
" 'Why, graelous goodness!' urled the
young fellow, 'aim I goin' to marry you
next mouth on a salary ot $s per wcvat'