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THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, AUGUST I, 1913.
9 age r The Song of By LILIAN LAUFEKTY. Oh, I tasted of pleasure and liked It, For tho flavor was sweet to my Hp. "Life 1b Joy," then I crlod, "and my sea'a at full tide; Life's a garden each flower I'll sip." But a atlng lurked In overy bright flower, And tho waves of Joy's sea broke In foam, While tho luro of gay Pleasure's floet hour Boro mo wandering far from my homo. Then I tasted of sorrow 'twas bitter, And tho talons of pain tore my heart. VLlfe Is torture," I cried. "Must I linger and bide All my losses In Cruelty's mart?" But a message was hid In tho tangle Of these noisome and bitter dark weeds; From the sound of harsh bells all a-Janglo Pealed a chime for the door of deeds. "There's pleasure to taste, and there's sorrow Take from one, from the other you borrow; Sun today may mean storm-clouds tomorrow; All your life you muBt still mark the measure Of sorrow attuned unto ploa6uro Tho heart that Is wise still will treasure Ita joys tho more dear, for its sorrow, Its pain as a wonderful measure Whence Joy brighter radiance shall borrow." To Make a Hit with Women By DOROTHY DIX A' lovelorn youth writes me a pathetic letter saying that he Is persona non grata with tho fair sex, that girls do not care for. his society, and the ungrateful minxes turn their backs upon him and talk to other men In the very- Instant they are devouring the candy he .bought them, and wearing wearing the violets on, which he squandered h 1 s good money. This stato' of affairs greatly distresses hlrrtand he wants to 'know why he isn't popular, and how ho may be come a winner with women. Let us see If we can help him. Women differ fropi men In thls-respeet that looks do not Count. It does not matter whether a man is handsome or not Indeed, very few women care for beauty in the 'oppo site sex. It Is a poaching on their own preserves that they resent. Also It re quires them to become flatterers Instead of the flattered, for the vanity of the vainest, wfcman that ever lived Is as water unto wine compared to the vanity of a man who is a living picture, and who knows It and expects to be told of It. Itjls worth bearing' in mind that almost without exception the men who were the great heart Btnashers of history were not only plain of face, but some of them grotesquely hideous. So no man need de spair on account of his lack of pulchri tude when he wants to take a hand at the game of hearts. But while mere regularity of feature In a man counts for little In attracting a woman's fancy, a man should pay much attention to' his clothes and his groom ing. Nothing on earth, but the grace of God. keeps a woman In love with a man with a two days' stubble of . dirty beard on his face. Married women stand this because they can't help themselves; but no girl wants a slovenly, untidy man, who looks as If ho needed to be run through the laundry, hanging about her. All tho knocking about the word "dude" comes from masculine lips. No woman Joins In that chorus. On the contrary, sho feels that the. man who comes Into her presence lllclothed, dirty, neglected looking, not only shows disrespect for her, but Indi cates that he lacks Judgment, Industry and progresHiveness. For that Is ex actly what being Ill-dressed now meanB. Another thing that women like, and It Is an attraction that any man can ac quire. Is a certain savolr falre that makes him equal to any situation. A woman likes a man to know how to offer her a chair, to help her on with her wraps, to order a little dinner. And she bates with unspeakable lothlng. the fellow who Is always making scenes In public, who gets in rows with the theater usher over a mistake about tho seats, or the street car conductor about the change, or who sits up like a graven Image of wrath every time anybody drops In while he Is calling, "Chump," says the girl to herself, "he hasn't got enough sense to know only th Ignorant have to fight to get their rights." Women like generous men, but even girls have a contempt for men who spend mor! than they can afford. It Is not the youths who waste all their substance on bonbons, and theater ticks, and violets, FRECKLE FACE flan and Wind Bring Out Ugly Spots, How to Semovs Easily. Here's a chance, Miss Freckle-face, to try a remedy for freckles with the guar antee of a reliable dealer that It will not cost you a penny unless it removes the freckles; while If It does give you a clear complexion the expense Is trifling. Simply get an ounce of otlilne double strength from The Beaton Drug Co., ulso any of Sherman & McConnell Drug Co.'s stores, and a few applications hould show you how easy it Is to rid yourself of the homely freckles and get a beautiful complexion. Barely is more than one ounce needed for the worst case. Be sure to ask the druggist for the double strength othlne as this Is the pre-Bf-rlptlon sold under guarantee of money back If H falls to remove freckles, Joy and Pain who are the most popular with the fair sex. Every girl has what she calls hoi "candy beau." but she seldom marries him. The best way to touch a girl's heart Is not by upsetting her digestion. An Important point to remember here le that the mon who would curry favor by means of gifts must gIVe discreetly. A woman would rather have a present that cost 5 cents If it represented some espe cial taste or fancy of hers, than one that cost t50 it It was something that had no personal significance. In conversation, cultivate a happy me dium. Be neither a continuous monologue performer, nor yet a clam. Before you take the floor and devote hours to ex patlatlng on how you can keep books, or play ping-pong, or take snapshots, be sure the girl is really Interested In you. After a woman 1b In love, she can sit entranced for days listening to a man tell about the kind of collar button he wears, but If she isn't In love, a steady stream of personal reminiscences gets on her nerves, and she wants a change. Besides she desires to talk about herself. For pity sake, though, help out with the conversation. From the time a girl Is old enough to understand anything she la taught that her chief end In life is to entertain man, and everywhere you go you can see her conscientiously at work trying to do It' Every mother's raughter 1 of us knows what it is to labor, and per- spire, and toll, trying to make conversa tion with some man, who is Just as un responsive as a store dummy and as silent as the Sphinx. It isn't a fair di vision of labor, and if a man wonts' to see true vgratitude let him chip In and help roll the conversation ball along. "Bo bold, be bold, but not too bold." Women hate a timid man, and they de spise tho one who takes It for granted that he has only to throw tho handker chief to have every girl scramble for It. Learn how to pay compliments as It you mean them. Don't apply flattery with a trowel. Few women are fools. Don't tell a woman the first time you see her che Is tho ideal you have boen seek ing for many years. Seven hundred other Idiots havo told her that before. Don't quote sentimental poetry to a girl. It always makes her want to giggle. Don't give In too much to a woman. It she has good sense she won't wont you to sacrifice your taste or principles, and If she Is unreasonable, she will respect you for mastering her. Finally, beloved and If you forget all the rest remember this don't stay too long when you go to call. More men queer themselves right here than they do anywhere else. No living human being is entertaining more than thirty minutes at a time, or endurable for more than two hours at a stretch. In that time every man can say everything he has got to nay worth hearing, and if hb lingers along until the clock begins to yawn in his face he Is simply defying fate and In viting disaster. Many a good Impression Is spoiled by ton much of It And when you get up to go, go aa If you were fired out of a gun. Don't linger for tender farewells and last words. Most girls wear shoes three sites too small for them, and when a man keeps one stand ing on the doorstep while he makes his adieus she isn't saying, like Juliet: "1 could say goodby, goodby, 'til It be morn. Ing." On the contrary, she Is regretting that all the stories about papa's boot and the swift waft out are fiction Instead of fact, and she would be willing to pay out good money to anybody who would accelerate Romeo's descent of the steps. Of course, no general rules can be laid down for winning the fancy of the fair sex. What has been said pretends to be no more than the most elementary facts, but a guarantee goes with each suggestion that It will work. Advice to the Lovelorn By BEATRICE FAIRFAX I That's niariit. Dear Miss Fairfax: I am In love with a young girl usher In a local playhouse and would like to meet her. I do not know her name or any of her friends. Tell me how I could meet her without flirting, as I would not care to meet her that way. AMtlUUUM, I am glad that you have too much res. pect for yourself and for her to flirt with her. It speaks volumes for your good sense. Have you a sister who could contrive to meet her? Or could you not Induce the manager to vouch for you with an In troduction? You deserve her acquain tance because of the respect you show for her. How to Acquire a Beautiful Figure Through Dancing By LADY CONSTANCE STEWART RICHARDSON. Copyright. 1913, National News Service. Dancing Is one of the most character istic and characterful things I know. It expresses the Individual and tho nation in perfect accord with the feelings and customs that characterize him or It. Take, for Instnnce, the Hungarian Czardas, tho Italian Tarantolle, or thn Tango of Argentina each Is character istic of Its place and clime, and however well the peoples of another nation do tho dance that Is not their own they still must modify it to suit their own tempera ment If we take tho best of tho moderns and idd to it the finest steps of tho ancients tnd teach our result we will get an many variations as wo have individual tern,- leraments expressing the dance wo have Jiade. If people will stop to think what a .vondcrful mode of expression the danco iffers them, and will study It. its music and the effect of this expression on their own temperaments, they wilt no longer 'onstder the dance and tho body thot ex Tessas It as something to be despised, but they will give to the body, which Is capablo of beauty, Its due of admiration and its right to beautiful expression, which will mean that one step toward W lifting Instead of degrading the human r body will be definitely taken through me worship of loveliness. To help you all make your bodies n perfect in outline, In strength and in power, to respond to your desire to ex press emotion through the great safety vmivb oi movement Is my desire. vvnen dancing, look happy as if von were dancing because you love to. If you were dancing because you love the particular step you are taklng-not doing mo laanionaoie thing some dancing teacher has assured you was the "proper way," Make qne or, two steps your own and through them teach your body to ox- press anon wunout shame of cooeclous nees In perfect happiness and rhythm. uancing is a safe and sane form of self-expression, and It is good for body as well as soul. In figure 1 the body Is poised on the ball of one foot while the other Is raised with the leg thrown slightly backward from the knee and the toes polntlnr downward. A straight line from flexed knee to the tip of the toes seems to be a favorite Idea of grace, as depicted by the sculpture of the ancients, and as It adds to beauty of line the benefit of strength ening instep and ankle, it Is one of the little separate movements that I often Incorporate In my dancing steps. To return to figure 1. Bend slightly at the waist toward the uplifted leg and raise the arm above the head so there Child Toil of Present Age Worse Than Ever History Has Never Known a Slavery So Blighting as That of the Young Victims of Modern Commercialism Money Spent in Pure Extrava gance Would Soon Relieve These By GARRETT P. SERVISS. If one half the energy that Is wasted upon impracticable schemes of social re form and one-tenth of the money that Is thrown away in pure extravagance were concentrated upon the solution of the problem of en- f r a n chtslng the children of the so called civilized na tions from their bondage to giant despair, whose dun geons echo to the pitiless grinding of the money-making machines, there would go up, within a year's time, such a paean of re joicing childhood as would warm the pockles of the world's great heart for the world has a, heart, If you can but reach it! I have Just been reading an article on "Children In Bondage," in the Good Housekeeping Magazine, which ought. In Itself, to start a revolution. And It has recalled an experience of my own bearing upon this great question of child slavery. Some years ago I went on a lecture tour In the south. I stopped one night in one of the busiest of those industrial cities which have sprung up within a couple of decades In that wonderful part of our country. The next morning the owner of a great mill, who was one of the chief promoters of the local lecture course, and who took great satisfaction In his connection with so commendable an enterprise, and gladly spent money to keep It going. Invited me to visit his mill. It was near noon when I approached Its formidable walls, and was admitted within 1U guarded gates, and I stopped amazed at the first sight of human life that my ey fell upon there, ' It was a long row of little boys and girls, pale-faced and haggard, and clothed In the fllmsleet and poorest garments, with tin palls on their arms waiting In line to carry their dinners to their By Lady Constance will bo a continuous curve from elbow to toos. A flexible waist wnltB upon the earnest practice of this exercise. From elbow to wrist the arm is bent above and toward tho head, while tho other arm, stretched lightly out from tho shoulder and parellel with it, terminates In loosely flexed wrist and hand, 8 way lightly from foot to foot, and seo what easily controlled muscles of the waist result Figure 2 pictures for you a walking brothers and slBters who were haltered to the treadmills within. Some of them glanced quickly about at tho least sound, with a scared expression, as if they ex peet a lush! Evidently there was The Manicure Lady By WILLIAM F. KIRK "I was listening to a fat gent coming down In the subway this morning," said the Manicure Lady. "He was. talking about how he had worked for years and years, and now he was rich and happy. He was telling how ho had his floe coun try home and his city home at;il his cars and ull the rest of the things that weulth brings, and how happy ho was, and what a good world this Is." "He had a right to feel that way wiien everything was so rasy for him," said the Head Barber. "That ain't the wuy I figure It ut all, George," declared the Manicure Lady, "I may be wrong, but It seems to me that If I was rich and fat, that would be Just the time I would feel saddest for all the milllns of people that ain't rich and fat, and them that Is fat and poor. I don't see how that man could be altogether happy when he knows that In tho city of New York alone thorn Is over 100,000 hun gry folks every day, folks that ain't able to buy nothing good to ratify or deplease their hunger. "If I had $1,000,000 I would try to limit myself to Just enough for a nice, com fortable living the rest of my life und scatter the rest of It where It would do the most good, I would care for all the needy I could, and every time I heard of a poor little shop girl trying to live right on U a week I would be one of them there Lady Bountlfuls, and from that time on she would live happily until she was mar ried, I often like to lie awako and dream of all the good things that I would do If I hud money. I suppose I'm a kind of nut for wasting my time that way, but It makes mu feel ulmost as huppy soinu- Stewart Richardson Two Posw by Lady Richardson Illustrating Her Tolntn exercise that has a Wonderfully benefl- clal effect on the whole body. It Is a natural bodily expression such aa you have often seen little children drop Into quite unconsciously. Tiptoe along from foot to foot with the raised limb flexed at the kneo and held with down-pointing toe. Bend tho body well forward from the waist, nnd sway it toward the lifted foot, stretching the arm over this foot baok and down the other arm forward and as Children from the no time In that busy place for human being to stop to cat otherwise than as tho overworked dray horso stops ut 'the edge of tho pavement to have a bag of meal hung over his neck, with his nose V r times as If I really had the money and was doing all them good deeds." "I think you are a mighty good girl to have them dreams," said the Head Bar ber, "but, of course, dreaming don't do no good, You have to have the millions first before you can help the poor. There Is so many of the poor, too many. Things ain't the .way tho ought to be In this world, klddo. It makes me kind of snd a lot of times when I nm on the way out to Coney Island and look at some of them little hovels not far from one of the big gest bridges In the world. In them hovels there must be misery and' discomfort that you and me could never stand one week and yet them people have to go along that way, not for u wcok or a month, but for all their lives, The trouble with you und mo Is that, like a lot of other good hearted folks, we never have enough at one time to help the really poor. All I had this morning was carfare and lunch money, and the guy that Just went out paid me 110 that I never expected to get In this world." "Ain't that queer?" exclaimed the Mani cure Lady. "Brother Wilfred paid me back Jig this morning that I had kissed goodbye to long ago, I felt so good about It that I went and bought me a new summer lid, which makes three bonnets I have all at one time. What are you going to do with your ten, George give It to the poor?" "It wouldn't go far enough," said the , Head Barber, sheepishly. "I Just sent out trm minute to cover a bet on Cruel Cora In the fourth raae. She's due to win, and I got three to one for my sawbuck. But Just the same, klddo, If there was more good-hearted folks like us, the poor would bo happier," you would do In feeling your way along a solid surface In the dark. Leg, arm and waist muscles are here brought Into play and when such simple, pretty, little exercises as this become Indeed play you may feel sure that you are on your way to a, body beautiful and graceful. After all, Just such dance movements as this are normal, simple, human expres sion, and out of them we can evolve natural grace of body and movement Grasp of Despair J) thrust Into Itl My Interest In the sights that the mill might have to offer was already chilled, but nevertheless, I went In, I remem bered how delighted the owner had been to see so many of "his people" listening to a lecture on astronomy the night be fore I I shall not try to describe what I saw. No doubt it was a sight that ought to have made me thrill with admiration tor the practical applies tlon of the great principle of "efficiency" whloh I saw be fore be, but In fact It only made me sod and depressed, I could not admire the marvellous ma chinery, could pay nc attention to the wonderful statlstloa that wtro poured into my cars about the Incredible number of this, that or the other things that could be turned out In a single minute, for I really saw nothing by pale, drawn facts, bent over the machines, not dar ing to look up for a moment, and white, bony flngerse doing perilous feats with the darting shuttles, and I heard only the Inhuman hum of the meohanlcal monsters that were devouring those young lives! I have always regretted that there was an occasion when I had not the courage to say what I thought. But we all meet many such occasions. One reason why the world does not Improve more rapidly U because vre axe too often moral cowards. However, I never think pleasantly of the name of that town, although it had listened vory flat teringly to what I did say but that was about the stars, and whn you talk about them you can hurt no man's "busi ness." Of course, auch things are not confined to the south. In fact It Is to be feared that New England taught the lesson. Head the article to whloh I have re ferred If you want a host of other facts about this nefarious business of killing off tho young of the race, killing them soul and body, on order to swell the bloated carcass of mamonl Then think seriously about what you havs read, and, having thought act; for modern civilization Is doomed unless this un holy thing be destroyed! A Theological Rationalist By REV. THOMAS B. GREGORY. One hundred and sixty-five years ago a. clergyman of the Church of England published a book entitled "The Free In quiry." The name of the clergyman was Conyers Mid- dleton, to whom belongs the honor, or dishonor, as you may choose to put It, of having been the first modern theological ration alist. "Tho writings of the Fathers," says L c k y, "contain numerous accounts of miracles which they allege to hav taken place In their own day and under their own notice, and which are of such a nature, and are related In such a manner, that it seems scarcely possible to avoid the conclusion that they had really Mkeri pl", or else that the fathers delib erately palmed them oft upon tho credulity of their readers." Mlddleton, in his "Free Inquiry," me the difficult)' by an attack upon the fathers, which was so eloquent, so un compromising and so admirably directed that all England soon rang with the con troversy. Mtddloton showed that the fathers had "applaudrd falsehood, had practiced tho most wholesalo forgirlcs, had habitually and grossly falsified history, had adopted to tho fullest extent tho system of ploua frauds, and had continually employed them to stimulate the devotion or tho people." Among tho laity the "Free Inquiry met with great acceptance, and the land mark of English theology were, com pletely wiped out. The traditions on which that theology had rested were rudely shaken If not destroyed. K tho old views ware to be maintained resort was needed to new arguments. "But." to quoto Lecky again, "beyond all this there were other and gravtv questions suggested. Under what circum stances was it permitted to reject tho unrlmous and explicit testimony of all ecclesiastical historians: What was ths measure of their oredulity and of their vtracltyT What, again, was the degree of the antecedent Improbability of mlri acles. the criteria separating the true from the false, and the amount of testi mony required to substantiate themT" Buch was the muddle raised by Mid. dleton's "Free Inquiry." Tho book wa the forerunner of tho long lino of die. putants. from Humo down to th latest contestant, pro or con, In tho groat field of theological rationalism. f Habits of Speech By MRS. FRANK LEARNED Author of "Ths Etiquette of New York Today." Culture Is the result of tho constant choice of everything that makes life beautiful. In manners, habits, thoughts, books, words or conversation the culti vated man or woman alms to choose tlia best It one has been negligent In thesa tnattars a now start may be made. It may be a surprise when wa realize how very limited Is our vocabulary and how we havo been satisfied with It A, good vocabulary may be acajuired by reading books which are worth reading, aa well as by talking with those who ex press themselves In the speech of edu cated people. Thought Is back of speech, and those who think accurately have a discriminating sense of language and try to use the best word to say, what la In their minds. It Is neither pedantic nor la It af fected to use well chosen words. It Is not desirable to use long, difficult words. The simplest most direct, most vigorous words are usually convincing. We may choose a descriptive or a beautiful wcrd, expressing ourselves In clsar, terse speech without using expletives or exag-. gerated terms which are weak and with-; out using Inappropriate, ordinary lan guage. The habit of using slang destroys the. taste for good English. A slang phrasa may seem crisp or condensed, but It is not wit. Uusually it Is coarse and cheap and may be compared to a counterfeit coin. If we were as anxious to add a descriptive or beautiful word to our vocabulary as to add the latest slang there might be hope for Improvement In our speech. We should be as careful to choose correct words as to be careful In dress. Women give much thought to the select tlon of becoming dress, yet there ara many pretty, well-dressed women Tho seem unconscious that their attractive ness suffers an ecllpee when they speak. The pleasing Impression they have mads vanishes when the voice is harsh or nasal, when words are clipped, or incors rectly pronounced, or gramatlcal mhw takes are made. 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