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THE BEE: OMAHA, MONDAY, JVXTS 30, 1913.
'he ?ce'3 nnp -Maa z 1 TP Ra An Awakening By WILLIAM P. KIRK. I met ii little country girl A-ctrolllng Idly by a Btream, Wilb crimson Hps and teeth of pearl And ayes that were an angel's dream. Hovr cbtne she there, this matden fair? Why roamed she o'er the countryside? How could sho be content to bear The burdens of a peasant's bride? , Long time I pondered by the stream, Until, emboldened by her smile, I said, "How charming It would seem To walk with you a little while t" Then, as I hinted that a kiss With happiness would fill my cup, This winsome maid Just glared and said: "Say, ain't "you had no fetching up?" From Chocolates to Steak and Onions How an Extravagant Honeymoon Makes the Onions Appear Dull and Shabby to the Bride. See Article Below on This Topic by Dorothy Dix The Number of Em inent "Women That World Has Seen is Few, History Shows Remarkable Study Which Seeks to Disclose Reason Why There Have Been Loss Than a Thousand from Earliest Days to the Present Time. : : : : : JJ By GARRETT P. BERVI8S. Cora Sutton Castle, of Columbia Uni versity, has Just made public the results of a remarkable study of "Emlneht Women." We have heard a great deal about eminent men since Mr. Carnegie gave the world hie Impressions of the heroes of mascu line biography, and It Is a. good time to hear something about the women. Miss Castle gives a scientific turn to her Investigation and her expressed purpose Is to throw light upon the ques tlon contained In one of her opening paragraphs, which runs as follows: "It Is a sad commentary on the sex that from the dawm of history to the present day less than one thousand women have accomplished anything that history has recorded as worth wnlle. One cannot evade the question: Is woman innately so inferior to man, or has the attitude of civilization been to close the avenues of eminence against her?" The method by which the Investigation has been conducted is that previously employed by Francis Oalton and Prof. Cattell with regard to eminent men. Briefly, it is to study the biographical dictionaries and encyclopedias and note the number of times that certain names occur, and the amount of space devoted to. them. The original intention, it appears, was to cut off from the lower end of the llet all the less conspicuous names until one thousand of the more conspicuous re mained, which were then to be carefully studied as to merit. But, to the evident surprise of Miss Castle, there was nothing to cut off! There were not enough eminent women in 'all history to make up a thousand! "When the twenty-three Biblical char acters were excluded, the entire number was only S68." 1 Eminent women, like eminent men, fall into vartous classes. But the women have some. classes peculiar to themselves, as will be seen in this list, where the cause or nature of the eminence :i firct given and then the number of persons concerned: Sovereigns, 53; political Influence, 19; motherhood, 10; mistresses, 2J; beauty, 6; religious, G4; tragic fate, 11; marriage, 87 (this means women who became emi nent through association with eminent husbands); patrons of learning, 6; hero ines, 10; scholars, 2d; artists, IT; reform ers, 9; actresses, 5s; literature, 337; im mortalized in literature, 6; music, 49, and birth. 39. Probably for most readers there vlll be some surprise in this list. I have no space to discuss, or criticise, the method RESINOL SOAP IMPROVES YOUR SKIN AND HAIR There are few so fortunate as to pos sess skin and hair health that Is beyond Improvement, and to that great majority who do not, Realnol Soap has an espe cial mission. Ordinary soaps can do little or noth ing to overcome these defective condi tions. Containing free alkali as many of them do, they rather tend to in crease them. In fact, this use of harsh, drying soaps la one of the frequent causes of akin and scalp' troubles. But the Restnql medication In, Resl nol Soap tends to keep the .complexion free from redness, roughness, pimples, blackheads and other annoying condi tions, to prevent chapping and chaflngs, to clear the scalp of dandruff, and to maintain the lustre and health of the halo while its absolute purity, clean, wholesome odor, and cleansing, refresh ing lather suit It perfectly to regular use in the toilet, bath and nursery. Sold by all druggists. Trial free, Dept. 1-R, Realnol, Baltimore, Md. of classification, but it is interesting to note the principal nationalities con cerned. "England," says Miss Castle, "has furnished eight more distinguished women than France. Germany ranks third with 114; America, only two centurla old, Is fourth; Italy produced 60; Rome, 41; Austria, 24. and Spain. 23. Russia claims 20; Sweden, 16, Greece. 15. and Scotland. 14 Twelve belong to the Byzantine empire; 11 t6 Holland, and 9 to Ireland. Twenty-seven nations each produced fewer than ten eminent women." The twenty "pre-eminently gifted women of history" are In their order, according to Miss Castle: Mary Stuart, Jeanne d'Arc. Victoria Of England, Elizabeth of England, George Sand, Madame de Stael, Catherine II -of Russia. Maria Theresa, Marie Antoinette, Anne of England, Madame de Sevtgne, Mary I of; England, George Eliot, Chris tina of Sweden, Elizabeth Barrett Brown ing, Madame de Malntenon. Josephine, Catharine de Medici, Cleopatra and Har riet Beechcr Stowe. This is based upon the amount of space accorded to these women in biography. It is easy, of course, to see that a vast variety of considerations" may have af fected this standard of measurement, and probably, upon a close study of actual merit, the beautiful Queen Mary of Scots would I6se the rank that Miss Castle's method gives her as "the most eminent woman In history," with no close competitor. More valuable Is the evidence which one may find, in reading between the lines, that women, without regard to their mental ability, have not had an even chance with men In the race for historic eminence. Everybody knows that that is so without retorting to statistics. This has been emphatically a man's world, hitherto. He hSB had the upper hand from the beginning, and he keeps It still, and some of the represen tatives 6f his sex would evidently llko to keep It forever! But that the balance Is going to be more fairly adjusted in the future is plainly Indicated by the striking fact, brought out in Miss Castle's study, that the ratio of eminent women per 10,000,000 of population has been steadily increas ing since the fifteenth century. The six teenth century gained 19.6 per cent over the fifteenth; the seventeenth gained 27.3 per cent over the sixteenth; the eigh teenth gained 64.5 per cent over tho seventeenth, and, while the statistics for tho nineteenth are not yet completely available, It Is probable that its gain over the eighteenth will be equally remark able. Woman's turn Is coming, and when she has established her rights she may give a nobler meaning to "eminence." -4 The Manicure Lady By WILLIAM P. KIRK The Heavens in July WILLIAM P. RIGGE. The days shorten forty-four minutes during the month, being fifteen hdurs three minutes long on the 1st. fourteen hours forty-nlne minutes on the 18th and fourten hours twenty-one minutes on the 31st. The sun rises on these dates at 4:5. 5:03, 5:19, and sets at 7:59. 7:54 and 7:tl. It Is on the meridian at 12:27 p. m.. standard time, on the 1st, and at 12:30 on the last day of the month. On the 23d It enters Leo. Venus It morning star and farthest from the sun on the 4th. It rises on the 15th at 2,06 a. m. Mars also Is morning star, rising on the JSth at 1:03 a. m. Jupiter becomes evening star on tbe 6th; it is then In opposition and rises when the sun sets. Saturn rises on the 15th at 2:21 a. m. The three planets Mars, Venus and Sautrti are nearly in a line. Mars being to the right and highest, end Saturn to the left and lowest In the sky. Venus s between the two. about half as far from Saturn as from Mars, and very near AMrrbaran. The ylrht 1 a fin nr. A abqut 3 a. m. on the 12th. Venus will ' pass a short distance south of Saturn on the 21st. The- moon is new on the 3d, in first quarter on the 10th. full on the Uth and in last quarter on the 2th. It Is In con-! junction with Jupiter on the lth, with Mars on the 28th and with Saturn and Venus on the 29th. It will be near B:ca pn the 10th and Antarts on the 13th. CreJihton University Observatory. By DOROTHY DIX In a recent divorce case It was shown that the real cause of the wife's dissatis faction with her husband was because he was not able to maintain the grand splurge of their bridal tour throughout their everyday life. The wife had been a poor girl, a stenographer, who married a middle aged merchant of moderate means. He took her for their honeymoon to Palm Beach and other fashionable resorts, and, daz zled by the magnif icense of the ho tels at which they stopped, she ex pected the same luxury ever after ward. The husband couldn't afford this, and when called upon to settle down into a modest Harlem flat the wife became peevish, and fretful, and disgruntled, and considered herself so ill used that she finally took her troubles to the divorce court. This Is a sad tale, mates. Let it be a warning to every young man who Is con templating matrimony and who is figur ing out where he shall go with his bride on their honeymoon. Don't take her to a place where she will establish a millionaire standard of comparison and which will make the real home in which she has got to live look like 30 Cents ever afterward. On the con trary, conduct her to some quiet spot, mid humble surrounding, that will cause your little four rooms and a bath, with real running water, to seem like a palace by contrast. Whether we are satisfied or not depends altogether upon whether we look down or up, whether we contrast ber with champagne, or with spring wa ter. You get the Idea? The biggest and most dangerous rook in the matrimonial sea Is branded Im possible expectations, and the majority of men court a head-on collision with. It That's the reason there are so many wrecks. ' ' , When a man woos a girl he does everything on earth to jeopardize their future happiness together and to make their marriage at failure by handing her out false promises, and false Impres sions of what he is and what he's got and the way .they will be able to live, and to fill her mind and fire her Im agination with anticipations that can never be realized. To begin with, he la the meekest. mildest, most tractable and amiable creature on earth, Apparent so gentle that a girl child could lead him. ,Hc spend hours and hours telling her that he asks nothing else of life but the privilege of worshipping her, and singing the praise of her benuty and angelic qualities, and that he could die holding her little whlto handB In his. She thinks, poor little goose, that be ing married is just nothing but one long love seislon, and then, when she finds out that a man drops love making at the altar, and that he ntver notices how his wife looks unless to offer a crttclsm on It, and that Instead of considering her an angrl, she Is led to bellevo that he thinks her the most fautly individual living, it gives her tho shock of her llfo. The Disappointed By ELLA WHEELER WILCOX. There are songs enough for the hero Who dwells on tho heights ot fame; I sing for tho disappointed For thoao who have missed their aim. I sing with a tearful cadence For one who stands In tho dark, And knows that his last, best arrow Has bounded back from the mark, I Blng for tho breathless runner, The eager, anxious soul, Who falls with his strength exhausted, Almost In sight of the goal. For the hearts that break In silence, With a sorrow all unknown, For those who need companions, Yot walk their ways alone. There are songs enough for the lovers Who share love's tender pain; I sing for the one whose passion Is given all In vain. For those whose spirit comrades Havo missed them on their way, I sing, with a heart o'erflowlng, This minor strain today. . And I know the Solar System Must somewhere keep in space A prize for that spent runner Who barely lost the race. For the plan would be imperfect Unless it held some sphere That paid for the toll and talent And love that are wasted here. Also, when a man Is courting, a maid he does It by means of gifts, and flow ers, and candy, and theater ticket, and restaurants. There's nothing too RiJod for her, and he scatters his mom- around with a liberal hand that leads thu Klrl to form false Ideas of his lncoino and the manner in which he will be ahls to sup port her family. The average girl has never hid the handling of nny money, and knows noth ing about business. Thirefure when u youth feeds her on SO-cent-a-pound choc olates, and conducts her to the best stats In the theater, and blows her off to $10 dinners, the argues that she' will htve a perfectly grand time going about to such places and Indulging In such luxuries when she's married to him, and she's bitterly disappointed when she ioes marry him to find out that she's lucky to have subway tickets and to go to the movies and have an occasional glass of Ice cresm soda. Many a womon secretly accuses her husband of being a tightwad, or of hav ing ceased to love lief, because after mtr rlago ha does not Indulge her In the things that he did before marriage and that his munificence then led her to ex pect. She doesn't stop to reflect that the money that used to go into candy and flowers Is now going Into beefsteak and onions fqr her dally sustenance. There Is no doubt, however, that a very large per cent of domestic misery Is caused by men fostering these false Ideas In women before marriage and leading them to expect a grandeur that they have no way of attaining. This not unnaturally provokes bitter disappoint ment and chagrin In the disappointed wives, and the result Is misery for both. Mr. Coffman, who makes pictures that cause people to think, has illustrated this little comedy or tragedy of life in the accompanying picture. In It you see the Claude Mrlnotte of the department store, on the bookkeeper's stool with his 125 per and his ladylove before marriage. He is "blowing her to a good time." They sit on the terrace of some smart restaurant, well dretsed, eating dainty food with soft lights and beautiful sur roundings about them. The next scene is after marriage. They alt In their plain little kitchen surrounded by the odor of the stew cooking on the stove, the man In his shirtsleeves, smoking a pipe, everything poor and plain and un beautlful. And the wife's face shows what she's thinking about it all. The moral ot all 6t which Is; Don't court a girl in a taxlcab and expect her to be satisfied to walk after marriage, and don't take your bride to Europe on a honeymoon and expect her to be thrilled with a kitchenette apartment when you get home. These sudden drops make women dizzy. "Gee, this Is a glorious morn ng, George." said the Manicure Lady, bust ling Into the shop and throwing a big clutter of lilacs onto her tablo. "I don t know Just how a bottlo of champagne feels Inside, but I guets that's about the way I feel all buhblee and sparkle and sunshine. It Is this kind of das. George, that makes us mortals realize how sweet It Is to live and breathe and love one another." "It's rotten weather for my rheuma tism." tdld the Head Barber 'I feci like a wotm on a hoik. Lay off on that lovely weather talk, and If you can t think of anything ele to do, take a nap Don't talk to me. ' "I don't care If your old rheumatUm doen hurt," said tho Manicure Lady. "It Is men like you. Gtorge, with your little yelps and groatiR, that takes away that trftnrcendeecendant love of loving which Is a part of every healthy and moral human being. I feel that harpy this morning that I could write a live letter to John D. Rockefeller. Remembtr, George, we are here but n hriet time, anl almost before w know It we aro svpt Into the vastnete of tnternlt. What have we got If It ain't the Joy of living? I ain't going to think an un hAppy thought or say an unkind word to nobody today." Into tho thop came a customer for tho Manicure Lady. He was tall and lanky, with a head of thaggy hair and an ex pression on his lean face such as Danta mutt have worn when he had acute In digestion. 'Those nails, those nails!" ho half groAntd. 'They are too long, too long! Trim them girl, trim them! Quickly. Klrl, quickly!" "The are a little bit to the Chi nese." admitted tho Manicure Lady, tmlllng. "Vour right hand, pltase. Isn't this a beautiful morning?" "Speak not to me of beauty," sighed the tall ttrnnger. "For me there is no beauty, neither In the sky above nor in the green fields. There Is no beauty in the hum of commerce, the ceaseless Mrlvlng 6f midget man against the Im mutable laws of the universe. Is there?" he fairly shouted. "I ain't never gave It much thought, looking at It that way," ,d the cure Lady, eyng the customer with a irood deal of mltglvlng. "Thought? Thought? Of course, you Sorwi!' 6f ,,h0Uffhl Nelthr doc yon caber know of thmivh. t i. ... iM-w." thet' ?nt thlnk'"K out what? thoughtsl" "Br0er tn0Ugh,,'' barhc" "I think George Is a very Intelligent sometimes" declared the Manicure Lady he I? thinking about, ths , races. That's hli only weak point." JlT8 really th,nk' I Ulnk t" Remanded, the customer. "And can you vol; V1)!"7, !f you C0U,d th,nk oW you prate of beauty where there Is no ss-ggssftss Sanaa: r'uVJ hS?i,t,,autsr 00 11 battlefield. parts? corpta whn the sun do- wh.J' i1Jer? In a morbid morgue No? So! "U,t t0UCh" "wTOb There Is no beauty save in hectic brains oli dMtii! thoug,,,l, ref"" dwe'1 "Gee!" said the Impressed Manicure Lady, "them Is beautiful lines!" "I say there la no beauty!" exclaimed the stranger. "I am not beautiful, am I? No! Very good. Are you beautiful?" "I don't like to brag much," said tho Manicure Lady, now thoroughly un nerved. "Some ot the fellows salves me along to make me think I am, but I guesa ir you say so I ain't beautiful. Is your keepers shopping or something?" "I have no keepers," said the tall man. "I am an actor, and whd ever heard ot an actor vlth a keeper?" "t guess you're right." said the Man! cure Lady, "I know our boarding houte don't keep no actors." But. gee, I'm so glad to know that you'ie a actor. A mln Ute ago I could havo swore you wa crazy!" Advice to Lovelorn By BEATRICE FAIRFAX Do No thing. Dear Miss Pnlrfaxt I am 16 And in love with a man twd years my senior. He comes to the house whenever he feels like It. When I tee him at a dance or basket ball game he doesn't even atk me for a dtnee or take me home. What shall I do to win his love? VIRGINIA, You are car. fret; you will be so no longer after you have won the love ot a man. Let all such heavily-burdened Joys wait five years. He Does Not. Dear Miss Fairfax: I am In love with a young man and he pro fesses to love me, but trust me he will not, no matter how I aesure htm I am true. He says one could not trust any girl that they are all deceitful. Does this young man really love me? PERPLEXED. If ho loved you he would trutt you with anything, anywhere, anyhow. In the depth of his devotion he would trust you, though his head might warn against It. 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