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Accountability for Anger
lijr ADA rATTKKSOX.
"I Know that she spoke In anger, and j selves every time we allow ancer to pos
iat DeoDle are not responsible for what Sf"" '"'
that people are not responslbl
they say In anger. I forgive her, but I
can never forget what she said."
In this speech, overheard on one of the
ferry lioats that
piles Its way out Of
, New York, rellev
t Ing the congestion
of business folk
and shoppers and
placing them at or
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their s ub u r b a n
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and wisdom as we
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tatoes in our morn
jmf Ing plate of pure.
There Is wisdom
In forgiveness, if
only for our own mental and physical
comfort, and for the clearness of our
complexions. But there la wisdom, the
wisdom of foresight. In not forgetting.
Character, like history, Is likely to re
peat Itself and the glaring manifestation
of a fault Is a signpost the prudent will
heed. Forgetting the falsehood that has
been told, the gluttony of drunkenness
displayed, the tattling discovery, the sel
fishness hown. Is to invite a repetition
of the fault, an invitation that will prob.
ably make ourselves the victims. Not
forgetting does not mean the contemptible
resort of mean minds, which they have
meanly named "getting even." The per
son of noble character, which Is only
another term for one In whom self rcBect
lives and Is active, knows that to wreak
revenge is to sow a boomerang. It Is a
gun that kicks. The person who has "got
even" pays for the sorry luxury In sick
ness of soul and body. "The man or
woman who says "I have waited and
plotted for this and my revenge is
sweet" Is lying to himself or herself.
Revenge agrees with the body as well
as does a slowly, surely destroying poison.
Rvemra la bitter. Not forgetting Is
merely the response of the mind to a
danger si anal, a prudent preparing- for
what may happen.
The folly of mingling wisdom and un
wisdom lies In the statement: "People
are not accountable for what they say in
anger." The soup Is accountable for the
bits of bread, the meat and vegetables Its
violent boiling bring to the surface. The
bread and meat and vegetables are as
surely parts of the soup, as is the water
in whioh they are boiled.
People are accountable for what they
say In anger. They utter In a rage what
they have thought before and wrath
Ives them the courage to say. And they
are responsible for becoming angry. The
drunkard Is liable to full censure and
punishment for what he does while In
hit cups because he Is responsible for
getting drunk. .
They strike off at white heat the words
they have been heaping . up in secret
thought chambers, unlovely storage, for
the time when they would not be afraid
to speak them. The difference between
words spoken in moments of amiability
and those uttered In anger Is a difference
not In the spirit of the speaker, but In
the degree of fear of consequences with
which ha Is Inspired.
The law considers a man accountable
for what he does In anger. It does not
ay to him: "Tou killed this man while
you were angry. Therefore you were
not responsible." li. stead it places man
slaughter, slaying doio during a quarrel
or In a fit of rage, high in the rank of
accountable crimes. Mout states place It
next to murder deliberately planned, and
the punishment Is proportionate.
Anger like war, la a relic bt barbarism.
The spectacle of large bodies of men
hootlng each other to death because
ihelr countries could not agree about a
national Issue Is hideous. The man with
eyes ablaze with wrath, the woman with
d ecks aflame and volea har.'h or trenib
'"S wtlh anger. Is hideous. Both are
horrible sights because they revral the
i nreasonlng beast let loose.
That life Is the most successful thr.t
'fits every case at the bar of reason.
Tht the most valuable cttlsen who de
clftt what It is beat to do and who
celm:- ana inflexibly does it.
Americana are only beginning to learn
economy. Poverty we have known and
hardships we have borne, but how to
economise little things to great ends Is
n art whose rudiments we are only be
ginning to grasp. And one of the prlr.-1
elplts we have to learn Is that waste of j
money la not so impoverishing as was'.e
Of emotion. If the slow, staid, serious
folk of Holland pulled down all the dikes
that protect their low lying land and let
the sea pour over and drown It we would
y the patient little nation had gone
mad. But that Is what we do for our-
anlty, the least of all the reason,
should forbid the raging of the fires of
wrath. Kvery time you feel yourself
growing angry, run to a mirror. See
how old and ugjy you look. You would
hardly know yourself, eh? Neither would
those of your family, or friends who see
your face distorted. Cupid, subtle creat
ure, and Ingenuiotis, scampers away at
the sight and sometimes he does not re
turn. Many a broken engagement was
shattered by a fit of anger, and broken
not by the angry one, hut hy the ont
who witnessed the anger. "I couldn't
stand her temper." Is the excuse of many
a fleeing husband brought Into court to
say why he abandoned his life partner.
Falsehoods often masquerade ns proverbs.
One of these Is the ancient untruth that,
for the words siwken and deeds done in
anger, we are not accountable.
Occasionally we hear complaint of
someone that he Is "unfeeling." But It
is the "unthinking" person who works
the most destruction. Because they do
not think they become angry. Because
they do not think they leave a trail of
wreckage wrought by their wrnth. And
because they do not think they reflect
behind a little barred door. In a Uttle
gravellike room, upon the actunl' ac
countability for anger.
Not So Fast, Mr, Cop,
Paulo Burghese, besides being an Ital
ian poet of distinction, knew fourteen dif
ferent trades, yet ho died because he
could not get employment at any of them.
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Astronomical Happenings in November j
The diiys are shortening a whole hour
during the month, from hi hours ?5 min
utes on the 1st to 0 hours M minutes on
the Kith and ! hours minutes on the
:H'ih. The nun I'Ihcs on the 1st. Kill and
IMtli nt 0 : 7:H and 7:3(1, and sen at 5:31,
D.Oil'and ''. The earliest time through
out the wlnlle year of noon as shown' by
the sun dlsl wiMtrs dining the- first days
of this month nt 'seven ami one-half min
utes lifter 12 o'clock stanJnrd time. The
sun enters Sagittarius on the "4th.
Meiiuiy Is evening star, hut nut In
Venus 1m morning star, easily Identified
by Us lirlllliiney, which, however, dimin
ishes nearly 2.". per cent during the month.
The planet Is bright en nigh to be seen
ut noon on a eliur day, ulien one knows
where to lonk for It. It reuches Us far
'tlievt eliuiKttlliin fruiii the sun on the
LSth, and rises llirn at 3:2 a. m.
Mars technically becomes evening star
on the :4th, for the rtasnn that It reaches
opposition on that day, and henceforth
rises before sumet. It Is nearest to enrth
on the 17th. and then attains' Its great
est brilliancy. It Is retrograding, thut is,
moving westward, most rapidly during
thin month, nml muy be found about
five degrees north of Aldclmrau.
Jupiter Is In conjunction with the join
on the 1st li and cannot be seen the w hole
Saturn becomes evening Mar on the
10th. It Is. like Mars, it conspicuous ob
ject In the eastern sky during the curly
pint of the night. Its rings can easily be
seen In a small telescope.
The moon Is full on the llth, In lust quar
ter on the Kith, new on the SUli, and In
Will You Know Your Sweetheart Then?
By Nell Brinkley
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Last year that merry gentleman, the Parisian dressmaker, turned your sweetheart out in the shape of a
roll of camera films, head and all. Now comes the word of hoops, If he springs it on her next season " looking
like a half open umbrella with head to match," will you know your sweetheart then?-Nell Brinkley.
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first quarter on the 2Sth. It Is In con
junction with Kutnrn on tho tit ti. with
Mars oh the 8th, and with Venus on the
inth. WII.UAM K. BKWK.
CRF.KUITON OHMKltVATdUY, Oct. Ill,
When Woman Economizes II
ly I'ltAN('i:s I (i.MtSlDK.
Mrs. Iysanib r John Appletun Is a woman
of average stature, but when sho stepped"
from her door the other inoinlutc she
seemed ulmont a Kianless in sice, for she
was filled with a Noble Purpose. When a
woman starts out.wltU u Noble Purpose
one can almost see her grow.
Mrs. Iysander John Appleton's Noble
rurponn was a deslro to economize In the
purchase of her fall hat. '
"It Is wicked and foolish,'' she said,
for me to pay a bltf price for a hat
when Kysander John has to work " si
hard for his money and I need so nrany
new things this fall. I havo a bird left
from last season's hut that looks as jrood
as new, ami some velvet I have never
used. 1 will take them to a milliner and
Hsk her to use them for trimming, and
all I will need to buy Is a shape." -
Ho she started on l er way, carrying the
bird 3H Kood as new and the velvet aha
had never used, and as she walked along
she became enthused with a spirit of
self-approval, and under Its expanding
Influence she Rrew taller and brnuder, till
pussershy on the street turned to look
at this very Surge wumun, who from the
exalted louk on her face plainly ' had qj
soul us larae as her body,
MrB. Appletou entered tho millinery
store and held tut the bird and velvet
with, which she hoped, to reduce her bill.
"They are as Rood as new," she ex.
plalmd to the haughty milliner in a
voice showing sluns of timidity.
"As good as new! Those things as
good an newl" the huuKhty mt'liner
screamed In a voice so filled with scorn
all her assistants cume running. "The
idea of using old stuff like that!" '
The hauiihty inillliRr looked ut the bird
as good as new, and the velvet that had
never been ued, and ut Mrs. Appletou,
with Buuh scornful amaze that Mrs. Ap
pletou felt the expanding influence of her
noble purpose oozing out of her. Hho
began to shrink anil shrink and shrink,
and In. an upologetle whisper threw -the
bird ps good as new uud the velvet which
had never been used Into the waste
basket. "I see I was 'mistaken," the
bald timidly;. "I will be governed by jour
The hutighty ml i 11 tier miffed In scorn,
and reduced Mrs. Appleton's tlze auuther
foot, and then sold her a forty-dollar. hat,
though she hud counted on gelling off
with less than S3. '
The scornful looks of the haughty mil
liner followed her aa sho left the store,
and she shrank some more, and was so
reduced in size when she reached the
first crossing that a policeman lifted her
up and carried her. across the street.
"You are too little," he - said gently,
depositing her on the w alk, - "to come
downtown by yourself."
She had left the house a giantess filled
with a noble purpose, and returned su
shrunken In size that she could not reach
to the keyhole! Poor Mrs. Lysander
John and poor every woman who takes
a noble purpose , tu a haughty milllnerl
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