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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, MAT 12, 1913. rhc cBee'8 Mrre aa z. i re p)a rr The Pass ingofMiss Tearful. By DOROTHY MX One ot the most interesting find slg l: If leant phases of the evolution ot woman Is thnt she Is censlns to weep, 1 don't fcnow how science explains It, hut It Is . te'.f-evldent fact that every observ ing person must have noted that ns women havo devtloprd backbone their tear ducts 1 arc dried t:i. Time was , and 1 t so IfipB H- vhen the very turn of the fern Inlnt sex. was s'yn ononious with cry lhg. It was wo man' hereditary destiny to . weep, Just as It waa man's to work, and she did what expected of her by fitting down and howling when- ever she came Against any of the hard ' propositions of life. j The modern woman h.is chanced all of ! that You hardly ever see a woman weep I now. There are God help us Just as! many thing to wring a woman's heart today, and Just ns many causes for tearl s there ever worr, but If she weeps, sho weeps In private. It Is nlmost as un usual and startling now to sco a woman Hive way publicly to emotion an It Is to see a n:un do so. and I can think of no other one thing that so emphatically marks the progres of my sex. "It measures all the distance between bystcrla and reason. It marks the im measurable difference between the spoilt child crying Impotcntly for forbidden streets, and the stinng adult who takes what life gives with unfaltering bravery nnd cheerfulness. "It seciils likely that women always overvalued tho effectiveness of tears, Hhyway. Team wore supposed to always bo an unanswerable argument so far as men wrre concerned. Unfortunately, few women can wteo, effectively. In poetry n pearly drop, that makes a blue eyu look like a violet drowned In dew, Bathers lowly nnd rolls gently down tho ala baster check, and tho man goes down before It. In everyday life the woman who weeps gets red-eyed, her noso ttwells and she looks purplo and apo plectic, and the man gets up, and Hlams the do6r bohnd Jilm, and goes downtown until thn water snout Is over. In these prpsalo nnd common-sense day weepln? lias pfayed out ns a fascination, and tears ari a failure. No man wants to bo salted down, in brine as If he were a dried Herring. "The trouble with women's tear In the rust has been that they wept too much, and In the wrong way. A tear as n tear Is as Ineffective as any other drop. of, alt water, yet people mako the mistake of reverencing It as If weeping over a thing was going to perform somo kind of e. miracle. You might weep over a starving family until you shed an ocean of tears,, yet it wouldn't keep them from perishing of liunger It M only when you begin to fb with your pocketbook that you do any good. Jt Un't the people who como to weep with us when we nro unfortunate nnd poor und downcast who help us. It 11 hosc who have learned to sympathize w th their bank book nnd personul Inter s' t nnd assistance. XbthlnK else on enith is so plentiful P d ch.ap and utclcss as tears, but Until they ao backed up with good deeds and rroncy r.obody has a right to attempt to M stain a reputation for charity on the,m. I'.cnty of peopo dcs I havo seen women lt Up :n a fashionable church and sniffle into a point lace hankershlef all through BACKACHE A WARNING All SHOULD HEED It Ih Oho .of tho First Hlitns or Kid, . rey Troubles, If Ncglixtcd, Serlutift Disease Follow. i No one can be well and healthy unless the kidneys work property nnd keep thn blood pure. When they become, clogged up and inactive, nature has a way of warning you. Backache Is one of the first symptoms. you may also be troubled with disagree able, 'annoying bladder disorders; havo attacks of lumbago or rheumatism, be come nervous,' tired, and feel all worn out, puffy swellings show under the eyea or in the feet and ankles; and many oth cr symptoms are noticed. If they are neglected, dropsy, diabetes, or Brlght's d'eease, which so often prove fatal, may result It 1 not only dangerous, but needless for you to suffer and endure the tor U'res of these troubles, for the new dis covery. Croxone, quickly and surely ends a I such m-'fery- There Is no more' effective remedy known for the prompt cure of all such troubles than this -new scientlfio prepara tion, because it removes the caust. It soaks right Into the kidneys, through the walls and linings; cleans out the clog fed up pores; neutralizes and dissolves the poisonous uric acid and waste matter that lodge In the Joints and muscles and cause those terrible rheumatic pains, and makec the kidneys filter and sift the poison out pf the blood and drive It irom tne system. You will find Croxone different from all other remedies. It is o prepared that It Is practically Impossible to take It Into the human system without results. An original package of Croxone costs but a trifle, and all druggists are author ised to personally return the purchase puce If Croxone should fall in a single cre Three doses a day for a few days is often all that Is ever nredari In rnr. tre worst backache, relieve rheumatic pains, or overcomn urinary disorders. Woman is Ceas ing to Weep They Realize That No Man Wants to be Salted Down in Brine as if He Were a Dried Herring. n charity sermon and then drop a plugged nickel Into the contribution plato. Then there's poverty, if nil the tears women have shed over being poor hud been brought to nccount it would mako" a water power that would turn the wheols ot the machinery of the world And It's all been waited. Tear toll back no vanished dollars. Nobody ever heard of a woman lamenting horfclf Into a for tuno, yet they go making themselves perfect Nlobns over their split milk. I had a frlerid onco whojrut her monoy and who thereafter dld'n'othlng but weep. "What shnll I do?" sue demanded. "1 a?-all starve." "If you would .put. In as much time and energy moppln a floor ai you do mopping your eyes, you could rrakc a fortune a? a charwoman."' I an swered, brutally. She never forgave me. People never do when you tell them tho truth, but It Is a f.lc,t. nevertheless, thnt. the only tears that ran conjure back prosperity are thn tera wn weep with our hands nt somo good, honest labor. Hometlmes I nmuso myself, by specu lating on what nn Imprt vcrnunt, It would bo If mothers wept less over' their way ward children and spanked more. Sentimentalists have embalmed a moth er's tears In sons nnd story, and made them sacred, but I tell you the tears a mother sheds over an Ill-raised son or daughter are shameful. There should be no cause for them, and there would be no cause for them, once In n million limes, If she had done her duty. Weep with strict nuthnrttv, mothers; sob with a wise up-brlnglng wlillo your children are Utile, nnd whon they are grown you will not have to shed salt and bitter tears over sons and daughters who have brought disgrace upon you. It has 'also appeared to me that women havo wasted qulto an unnecessary amount of tears on their husbands. For n thousand generations wives have clung to the theory that n man could be wept Into all the virtues of tho beatitude. When a woman had n drunken husband she opened the door for him In the early hours ot the morning, and bedewed htm with her tears. When .sho had a brutal one, she wept whon he mistreated her, ' but she forgave him and lot him Ko on doing It Men don't weep any' over women. They make their wives behave themselves, or elso they haul them up before thn divorce court, nnd that's why the peroentago ot good conduct Is so largely In favor ' of the fair sex, and women might well copy their example. Any way you look at It, it Is a hopeful sign women havo abandoned 'doing the baby act. It was always weak" and use less. We own It to tho world to give it smiles and sunshine, not showors, nnd wo best do our part In It when we meet the misfortunes of life with that bravo attitude that nothing can daunt Fashion Hints By LA RACONTEUSE. Rich evening gown of "orchid" meteor. It is covered by a tunlo of net mbroid ered with sliver. Tho bodlee, opirned In a broad V" effect In front and bark. Th whurt sleeves are finished by nn "cf fll tf white beads. A draped girdle of white net makes u huge bow In front nuii la fastened In back by a bunch or orchids. The skirt which Is tightened at the bottom by a seam whleh causes the full ness and gives the train the whupe of a double point. If Suffragists iSsT" By LILLIAN LAUFERTV. "Do you know the English divorce law? It provides that only In cuses ot statutory offence, with the added plea ot extreme cruelty and desertion, may u wife bo granted freedom from her hus band. The man may get his divorce for one cause. But even when he Is tho of fender, he still has control ot tho chil dren, If children there are. "Mrs. John Winters Brannan, daughter of Charles A, Dana, vltnllzer of the New York 8un, tho wife of Dr. Brannan ot Bellevue hospital, and herself a worker in the cause ot great progress, even as aro these great muscullne personalities with which sho is associated, gave me these vital statistics on human injustice a few oveiflngs ago. "When human beings aro brought face to face with Injustlco they revolt-yes. Inevitably they revoltl Do you know that whenever I cite those facts of the English divorce law the tnosl indignant cHtlcs ot tho militant movement come to some understanding of the causes back ot Itt Concentration ti Uy GARRETT P. SERV1SS. The necessity of concentration can never bo too much Insisted upon. All kinds ot iMccess in this world depend upon It. Young people who think that genius or 1 u o k will carry them through make a tsrrlblo mistake. Genius and what is o u 1 o A luck are concentration, and nothing else. What concentra tion means nay best be illustrated by examples. When Abraham Lincoln was a boy he used to listen to thn talk of his eld ers. Out In that coun'r;' v?hero he lived everybody talked politics. Young Abraham did not know much about pol'tlca then, but he saw that the men who did know got ahead In the world, somehow, and ho determined to under stand such things for himself. Accordingly, he listened Intently every time ho heard a political discussion. At first be understood very, little, but" he only listened the harder, and thought and thqught over what tie had heard. After a While he began to understand. Thin the put his mind so closely to work, upon the subjects discussed by the debaters that ho waa able not only to sea what they were driving at. but to criticise their methods of explaining their thoughts. He saw that a large part of the dif ficulty that he had experienced In follow ing thorn arosp from the fact that they neither saw clearly what they wished to. say, nor expressed it in clear language. He got hold of the general Idea ot a speaker, and then went off by himself and labored over It in his ,ov.'n mind, putting'lt in more expressive words, and reshaping it In a more logical form, until It became as clear as crystal. Finally, ha surprised his elders by stating their ideas better than they could state them themselves. Now, that was concentration, and Lin coln practised It until it became thn set tled habit ot his mind. t made him president of the United States and thn clear-headed leader of his country in the most threatening crisis that It ever rassd through. There was once n little boy In the city ot Utrecht, the Kon of a poor working man, who determined to get an nlucatlon. He showed so muoh earnestness in his ambition that he attracted the attention of good people, who got him admitted as of the World : SUFFRAGISTS OF WALES ON PARADE. "And the calmness with which cultured I Englishmen accent all this Injustice Is one of the most startling thlnss about It all! A very distinguished bishop was asked his opinion. He said: 'Oh, well, 1 think a sensible wife would overlook her husband's peccadilloes.' "Any thlnlilnE being who was touched by such an outrage as this would at onco bteome Indignant. And righteous indig nation leads to protest, to action. "Great moral questions inspire tho woman's movement. "Think of this tell all the women In America to think of It, tool At the same i tlmo the suffragists were getting three I and six-month sentences for smashing I windows, a man in Bristol was fined ' thirty shillings and given three weeks in i prison for a most cruel wrong to a little child." "And yet," said I, "there are luke-warm suffragists; there are th'o 'Indlferents,' and there are even tho antl-suffraglsts. Can you explain all this divergence o'f opinion to me?" "The indlfferentsr Well, the slaves In the south did' not want to be tree be a free scholar in the University of Lou vain. Whllethe scholars, who could pay dd what was required of them In a half hearted way, and spent aa. much time as possible in Idle amusements, ho was not content with tho lessons ot the day, but borrowed books to study alone at night; and, because he was too poor .to have candles, he spent a part of each night studying his books by tho light ot street amps or lu -Illuminated church porches. That, too, . vas concentration, and the young scholar carried it so far that he was made preceptor to the man who was ft bo the great Emperor Charles V, "and afterward ho was elected pope of Borne under the famous unmo of Adrian VI.' When Jqpics Ferguson was 7 or 8 years eld the roof of his father's cottage' in Fcotlunll fell In. ahd he saw his father take a beam to pry up tho fallen roof. Tho boy was astonished because.the beam seemed to Rive his father the strength ot a giant. He watched how it was used, then experimented with sticks, and dis covered, unaided, the mechanical prin rr Dr. Parkhurst By DR. C. H. PARKIHJRST. The question of a lawyer's right tj se cure the acquittal of a defendant whom he believes to be guilty is somewhat anti quated, but ot so serious a character as to keep recurring no - matter how .many times It has been debated. Let us suppose, simply for the sake ot ar gument and Illus tration, that in the cose now before the court, Inspector Sweeney is guilty ot tho chargQ al leged against him. It he is guilty, his counsel Is doubt less aware of his guilt. That being rs the counsel be comes -an ally of itmln.il and the xponent ot a falsehood. The first thins to think of Is thn effect n the counsel. No man can play with fore the war they were timid about it. People like their old way comfort and conservatism are willing to be 'antls.' And then, ot course self-Interest may dictate an anti-suffrage policy. "There lies the generally unrecognised beauty of Mrs. Pankhurst's fight for the suffrage. She has friends ot power; she herself was prominent In the labor party; through her own personal charm she could obtain for hemelf .whatever she asked. To her that seemed keenly un just, when wome.n with, actual pressing needs had no way of getting what they must 'have. Her Indignation became aroused against her own 'advantage. "Do you know that Mrs. Papkhurst might have had political advantages in prison? She refused to take a single ex emption from the rigors of the suffra gists' sentence. 'I am the leader. If my followers suffer, my share of the pain should JUstly be greater.' "And Mrs. Pankhurst, the great leader In this world movement, Is a most ex quisite feminine creature. Her- voice Is enchanting. It has been called 'That gentle, weary voice that makes Weat- Some Eminent Examples of What Has Been Accomplished by Devoting the Mind to Careful Thought Along Right Lines. ciple of the .lever.. But observing that the long, end .of a levfcr had to be. moved through an Inconveniently great distance In order to produce a .slight movement of the. weight to.be raised, he reasoned upon the master.. so .closely that he; Invented a wheel and axle to do more easily the work of a Ion,g lever. Thus, by simple concentration of mind, this boydlecov--ered for himself a gre.&U mechanical truth, which, t as he did not then know, had occupied t the Inventive powers of famous men fo.r centuries. The hablt'of meptal concentration which he established at so ear'y an age made him afterward one of the most celebrated and influential men'of his time. These are concrete examples of con centration. They could be multiplied a thousandfold,' but let us glance at ' the principle that underlies them. That prin ciple Is simply close, undivided attention. The thing that makes men failures Is dis sipation of the mind. Don't let your at tention wander; hold your mind firmly upon the subject before it. Stick to it un On-- The Question of Attorney's Right to Secure the Acquittal of Defendant Whom He Believes Guilty the truth without becoming himself morej or less of' a liar. After an effort that 1 1 once made to produce ati Impression, upon ' .a certain popular actress, she retorted . upon me by saying that she had for so many ' years played a false part on the ; stage that she had lost the power to dls-; criminate between what waa true and what Is false. By pretending to bewhat sh was not and by representing that to be true which -she knew was false, the foundations of moral discernment had be-1 come unsettled. j Wha holds an actress must ' hold equally the members of any other profession. Constraining; one's self Into a changed mental or moral attitude for the take of results is always demor alising. It Is the same as it Is with an editorial writer who prlpares republican articles when he Is on a republican sheet, and then when he has shifted to a papr of the opposite complexion flavors his productions with a democratic tincture. A lawyer generally Is a strong man, but if he Is strong enough and Invulnerable i enough to handle tar without being tarred, he la exceptional to the quality of average humanity. But that is not quite Another Noted Leader Explain Why Militancy Is Necessary minster tremble.' "Every woman must feel a thrill of freedom at this power to rebel. Women once submitted no matter to what out rage of their human rights." "But should this 'freedom to, rebel tako such active form should It not limit It self to freedom of spirit?" I venture. "Really that rests with the men. It they will get freedom for us; If they will help us to suffrage of the necessary sort; if they will not trick and betray with falie promises, we will dare to be pacific." "Otherwise?" I asked. "Otherwise we must fight to win over all 'thinking women and the men, too, at last. We must have solidarity of opinion on this question, ns there Is a whole mas culine opinion, on great nubjects. "Men must not be Indifferent to this movement. For or against, they must ceo that it Is of great social moment MRS. JOHN W. BKENNAN. As students of tho race they must seo what the freedom of tho mothers of tho race means to tlio raco. Women aro equal partners In. the. great business of creating the" human race. Shall not these partners have an equal uhance for growth, advancement and fair treat ment." - til you have got to the bottom of it. Avoid darting from one thing to another, leaving each half finished. If you are learning to .pitch a base ball you keep at It until, gradually, your hand and arm appear to have acquired magical powers over the ball. You can do the same thing with your mind. You can make' It so ef fective by concentration that you will be able' to control events and turn them1 to your advantage. The greatest thing that parents can do for their children is to teach them con centration of the mind ns soon as their intelligence begins ' to' bud and 'that Is very early. The mind of a child gener ally takeB Its bent long before' the school days begin. The proper education ,of children begins" from tho cradle, and if it were pursued as it 'ought to be the mental force of mankind might be quadrupled In a single generation. And do not forget that back of concen tration Is will-power. That Is the great motive force, without which nothing will go, and against which nothing can stand. tho whole of the case. By seeking to acquit of guilt a man whom he knows to be guilty, he becomes an accomplice after the act. Ho not only wrongs himself, but at tho same time commits an assault upon the community by throwing back into its ranks, as an Innocent man, a man who is not Innocent but a criminal. He practically deceives the public by giv ing to his client credential of moral character which are undeserved. He does what I should be doing If I gave to a man, known by me to be dishonest, let ters recommending him to any party de siring a trustworthy employe. Of course, the doctrine thus laid down does not in terfere In any way with the right and duty of defendant's counsel to protect his client from any unjust treatment that he receives at the hands ot the prosecuting attorney. Uolllnir Witter nn Oranges. Pour boiling water on oranges and let them' stand five minutes. This will causer the white lining to coma away clean with tho skin so that a large quan tity can be quickly sliced for sauce or pudding. What WiUFolks Say By BEATRICE FAIRFAX The kingdom of childhood is peopled with wicked elves, ghosts, ogres and hob gobllno and we hide our heads under tho bed covers nnd long to bo grown up that wo may vanquish them, little knowing thnt the land of grown-ups has a greater terror It is tho tyranny of criticism, and its name Is "What will folks say?" "No," a girl says, "I am not going to the party I want to go, but I would have , to wear my last season's dress, and whaH would folks" sav? ' "We cannot afford to give that din ner," a woman will frankly confess, "but If I don't pay my social obligations what will folks say?" The sickness had been long, painful and costly, and when nt last tho sufferer was mercifully released the family realized that the long siege had materially dimin ished the bank account. Thcro wero doc tors', druggists', undertaker's and nurses bill to pay, leaving scant protection against want "But wo must buy mourn ing," the family declares, "for If wo don't, what will folks say7" A girl realizes that her lover has grown cold Perhaps, down in her heart, she also realizes that she Is not so fond ot him, but sho refuses to glvo him up as long as cajolery nnd tears will hold him. "I doti't want any one to think I have been Jilted," Bho says, "and If he stops coming hero what will folks say?" It Is this tyranny of criticism that Is the hobgoblin of the grown-ups, as fear ful and real as tho ghosts that clanked their chntns about our beds in childhood. We hide our- trembling heads under the r covers. Just as wo did then, and lose all sense of reason because of tho great ogre we havo foolishly conjured to torment us. Wo are not honest, we are not natural, we aro distressingly self-consclouB, we are not kind, we are cowardly hypocrites in the presence of 'a hobgoblin that has no real existence. "What will folks say?" you plead In defense of foolishness. Did you over realize that you are of tho "folks" to whom you credit such powers ot condemnation? And do you, as one of the "folks," desplso and condemn tho woman who wears an old garment be cause she cannot afford a new? Do you v look with an air of superiority at any honesty that dares to bo honest? Don't you really envy the spirit of tho woman who can rise about all consciousness ot clothes? You will reply thnt you don't condemn such a person, but that others do And in saying this, you declare you are better than others. My dear, you are not. Wo are all very much alike. No one who is worth knowing puts tho outward show above tho inward worth. If your friends are more friendly when you aro a coward, a hypocrite, and extravagant then they are not the kind of friends worth having, and It Is cheapening a very precious word to call them so. If you meet a woman you like, and whom you would enjoy knowing better, and hesitate to Invito that woman to your house because hers is finer, then you do not give her credit for being broad minded, and are narrow gauged yoJrself. It Is tho personality that counts; not its background or adornment. And unless you can show yourself so strong, so broad, so big, that your test question Is "Is It right?" and not "What will folks say?" you aro no further ad vanced mentally than the child that hides Its head under tho covers at every un usual sound. Advice to the Lovelorn By BEATRICE FAIRFAX. Most Decidedly Not. Dear Miss Fairfax; I am a girl 20 years old and am engaged to a young man, and am to be married soon. I never loved this young man, but be cares a lot for me. I havo never shown him any real affection. Now I havo met a young man whom I love dearly and who recip rocates my love. I know I have acted wrong letting it run as far as thai, but Is this a reason why I should yet be mar ried to a man for whim I have not tho least sympathy? MISERABLE. You must tell the first man you cannot marry him, and there must bo no delay. If you married him, loving another, you would do him an irreparable wrong. Ho deserves better treatment than that. She la Too Yonnjc, Dear Miss Fairfax: I'm 19 years old and I lovo a girl of 17 and every night 1 bo to see her. A man across tho hall from her Is always there, too. Is it right to m . to u ) let him como i spoke to nor apout and she said she loves only one and that was me. u. li. li. a. A girl of 17 should not bo permitted ,tho privilege this girl enjoys. Sho should not have one lover; it. Is doubly wrong for her to have two. You are only 19. For your own soko as well as for hers, stop wasting your time. Spend your evenings In some occu pation that promises greater profit Yon Sluat Refuse. Dear Miss Fairfax: I am a young woman 19 years of age and have been keeping company with a young man three years my senior. Here of late my mother Is saying things to discourage us. Now that this has occurred, he told me he would not call at my house, but would not give me up. lie is willing to meet me at the corner, which I do not like. BROKEN-HEARTED MARY. Under no circumstances must you meet him at tho corner. Such meetings aro bbund to be degenerating. Your mother undoubtedly has good rea sons for disapproval, and I Insist that you give heed to them. MORE NUTRITIOUS FOOB AT A IXNVER PRICE Most people eat too much ment. It is tho one hicr item in our high cost of living. Wo go to tins meat excess under tho mistaken belief that it is neces sary to nourish our bodies. You can get food more nutritious at one-tenth the coat by buying Faust Macaroni. Faust Macaroni is mado from Durum Wheat, the cereal extremely rich in gluten, the bone, muscle and flesh builder A 10c nackfice of Faust Macaroni contains as much nutrition as 4 lbs. of beef ask your uoctor. Write today for free recipe book in oc ana auc pacKages. MAVLIi BROS. St, Louis, Mo, I six 1 '