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The following letter l-.as been referred
to me as orre unong many others vt like
kind, deserving reply:
Berkeley, Cal., Oct. 11, 19U-Slr: A
mother wishes to write In reference to
the article "The In
er," by ' Winifred
Black, which ap
peared In your
paper a few Weeks
I cannot under
stand why any good
daughter should ob
ject to match a
akrln of ribbon
on her way to or
from work for the
dear mother who
has devoted the
best part of her life
to brlnglnsr this
same daughter Into
the world, tending
and training her -through babyhood anfl
What manner of intellect has a girl
that eouW lot her brain become like a
waste pa.per basket bevause her mother
lias called on her to do the small ser
vice of buying- a bit of ribbon or yarn?
Why, the greatest happiness Is found In
doing for others.
Open your heart, dear girl, broaden
your Ideas of living. Fill your heart with
little ftots of klndndBs' and others, and in
so doing you will find si bettor and hap
Clutter up your handbag! Mercy, me!
Let us hope there Is nothing worse In
How to Be Beautiful
By MAHUAKKT HUUBAU1) AYKK.
A read r of this paper writes me that
she wants to grow very tall and woukl
like a few rules to go by. She does not j
ttate her age, which makes quite a differ
ence, for while you can pull the young
twig a. bit you can't alter the shape of the
old branch or change the grown tree.
Twenty-one used to be the age when
men and women were supposed to get
thetr growth, but It Is an Individual mut
ter and many peopl attain their full de
velopment before that and a few after It.
If my correspondent Is still In her teens
there are -arlouB exercises which may
help her to grow taller and at all events
they will give her a very good can-lag,
which gives the Impression of height and
which will Improve the bodily poise of the
tall girl as well. First of all, be sure
you are breathing properly and see that
your clothing at all times to light enough
and loose enough so that It neither
cramps nor hinders you In any way. Here
Is the first exercise: Htund erect, weight
on both feet, hands bunging relaxed at
the, sides. Now rotate the shoulders as
you would do If your neck muscles were
uncomfortable. Kotate the arms Inward,
but do riot bend forward. When your
shoulders and arm muscles feil relaxed
take a deep breath and raise up on the
balls of Uie feet, raising the arms at
the same time high over the head until
the yand the entire body arc stretched
to the utmost. i
Feel as If you were stretching your
waist muscles, which Is what you should
do. You can repeat this exercise as
often as you like. Inhaling as you stretch
and exhaling and relaxing. Most email
people have very tentu musoles, and all
exercises which combines relaxing and
utretohing of the muscles are good. Work
In a gymnasium would Us Idtul, as It Is
more systematic than home work, and the
apparatus, especially the bars, afford
good opportunity for stretohlng and lim
bering the body.
An. English growing machine was on
the market a few years ago which
ttretched the cartilage, or was supposed
to, but one hud bcuer du this work for
oneself, a the violent mechanical pulling
and stretching of the muscles la not last
ing In Its effect and may be harmful.
Children and young people who want to
grow tall should always sleep with' their
bodies stretched out siralglit Without pil
lows. They sholild be especially purlieu
tilar about having plenty pi fresh air,
very simple food and no stimulants of uny
Onee a woman f'.nds she Is to belong to
the "bhortles" let tier study the dresa
queetlon with cure, for she can find all
l.luds of tricks of the trade which will
add to her apparent height, such uj lenj
lines Instead if horlzotal ones, high hata
Instead ot broad ones, Y-shaptd trim
ming Instead of round, etc.
As it Is now, the small woman li fash
ionable, fur the modes are mcie for
petite women and become her absolutely
at any see. tvhile they l.,uk akard1
to say tha least, on the tall womuii un
less woru with absolute taslc and discretion.
A MifWlTH WE
H-AS AT i-EMT-
your handbag to clutter It than mother's
I know scores of girls. Ood bless them!
who are happy to do their mothers' er
rands, and the day will come when most
of them will look back to the ttmo that
they were privileged to do far the mother,
ahd feel no regret for things left uh-
done. A RKA UKIi.
Now. there's a letter that ought to mean
a lot and it doesn't really mean a thing
not a thing In the world.
No. dear reader, you can't see why a
good daughter shouldn't stop on her way
to work to match a skein of worsted or
to buy a yard or so of ribbon for her
good mother, and you think I nm doing
very wrong to hint that a really good
mnthnr will show her working daughter
tho same consideration she shows her
working son?, I wonder why.
Who ever thinks of expecting' son to
get away .from the office early just to
match a bit of silk for "mother," and
who asks son to call up the dressmaker
for Sister Mary, ' or to drop Into the
mllliiu?r's' at noenttme to pee why Aunt
Sarah's hat hasn't come home yet? 1
Why not? Bon has as much time and s
good deal more strength than Daughter;
why should he be completely exempt ?
Can't do those things? Oh, yes, he could
If he wanted to, but tie has sense enough
not to want to, and not to let any one,
even his own mother step between him
and his chance to compete with some one
who never matohed anything In his Ufa
and who doesn't intend to learn how to
do It, cither. That's one of the reason's
Why Bon gets bigger" wages for the same
kind of work than Daughter.
When you hire John Jones to work for
you, you hire John Jones, and you don't
know or care whether he Is a widower
Jwlth seven ch
'.or with two
you want of
with seven children or a crusty old bache-
malden aunts to support. All
John Jones Is his work, and
you want the best of that.
When you hire Mary Jones, John Jones'
sister, ' you are hiring Mary Jones, and
Mary Jones' mother ahd Mary Jones'
Aunt Sallle and every relative Mary
Jones has who takes advantage of that
relationship to Impose on poor Mary, and
then expert her to keep up In the world of
business where the person who Is Im
posed upon gets down to the loot of the
ladder und stays there. ,
it Mary Jones' relations let her alone
she may "make good" with you and earn
enough to support her relations in tnodeyt
comfort. If they don't let her' alone.
poor Mary is late one morning and tardy
the next, and she tries to get away from
work ahead of time the day after, to as
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By GABY BKSLYS.
Most women could have pretty eyes If
they tried to. Hut. they are too lasy to
do ko. Pardon, you do not liko my sav
ing this, but Is It not true?
Look about you when you are o.i tho
I often ponder as I peep out of the
windows ot my motor, what It Is that the
women passing by In carriages or on font
can afford to look bored, ho dull, so un
Interisted, and theietore iro unintertst-
Their eyes are dull and lulerleeg, their
expression ono of worry or enmil, bot'i
ugly, and thetr faces droop depreflngb .
Now. with us In France It li Clfferenl.
I think we have more pride about our
personul appearance, more vanity than
to lot 'the whole v. orld s?e us when we
were not looking our best.
The French woman on the ttreet
dresses only quietly, though she Is very
"chic," but her expression Is always on
of Interest mill Ik r evt are bright and
full of animation.
Kvprcit'jii makes the evei beautiful
and care kep them young, lint If you
are not interested In anything, not even
In your own looks, your eyes will lack
exrrerioii, they will half close, and
eventually the under eyelid will grow
heavy ar.d the eye look about half Its
You can make your eves look larger
by training yourself to keep them open.
After all, this Is a trick, and It In don.;
with the lr)telllg?nce and not with ces-
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not to ml?s the C o'clock boat and hurt
Aunt Bailie's feelings, and the first thing
you know you have to give poor, kind,
good-hulnored Mary a blue envelope, and
you never think to ask her whether she
was matching samples for some one or
Just wasting the time and energy you
pay for some other way. And every one
feels sorry for Mary's Aunt Sallie, and
Mary's good mother; because 'poor Mary
"doesn't get along In business."
I know a man who never engages a
woman to work in his office without
asking her some very personal questions:
"Do' you live at home?" "Will your
mother be grieved if I keep you a few
minutes over office hours once 1n a
While?" "Do you have to run errands
for Aunt Pallle, or will you be ablo to
give your entire mind to your work dur
ing office hours?"
If the woman answers these questions
the right way she gets a chance in that
office; If she answers them the wrong
way she never knows what Is the matter,
but there Is never any vacancy Just then.
Exacting, perhaps, but, then, why
should he consider Mary's relations when
Mary's relations do not even consider
Mary hersolf at all? v
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Mary's busy downtown. Aunt Bailie,
busier than you ever . were In your life,
evon at church baxxar time. She in work
ing for a living, and vorkng hard; what
right have you to make' it harder for
Why won't you give Sister Mary an
even chance with Brother John? Just be
cause she's a girl?
Do you think that's a fair way to look
at It? I don't.
Tid-Bits of History
JOA. OF ARC.
By MILKS OVKUHOLT.
Joan of Arc, or Janne d'Arc, which
ever la the easier to pronounce, was a
self-made man. I
When Miss Arc was 13 years of age she
grew tired of washing the dishes and
reading proof on a pan of biscuits and
the like, and shs wanted to go to war
the worst way. Her parents thought she
was lovesick or something, and they told
tier to go tuke some quinine and forget
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It, but Jo couldn't see it that way, ex
actly. One day she Inserted herself In a pair
of old overalls and a jumper and mounted
a while horse and a sword and headed
an army of 10.000 men., who stood bravely
by, urging Joan on, clapping 'their hands
and shouting, i'HIc, 'nn, Tlge." r some
foreign college yell like that, while ahe
jumped Into the fray, and licked tha Eng
lish to a fratxktf' "" '.
But one fell day,, ihe' English troops
captured Joan arid carried her iway. Khe
scratched the face of the English army
and pulled its hair In great shapo, but
she' was finally subdued:
In ordor to feel perfectly safe, Kngland
decided to burn Joan at the stoke. bo
they obtained a large porterhouse stake
and burned her to it. and threw what
was left Into the River Heine, . proving
beyond a doubt that the orglnal Idea
that she was Insane was well founded
she was In deed hi Heine.
"Not how much, but how well."
"One step at a time Is plenty."
"A poor workman quarrels with his
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By IlH. O. STANLKY HALL,
rresldent of Clark University.
(Excerpts from a lecture delivered No- i
vember .) !
Man today knows how to breed cattle,
bit he does not know, how to breed man.
The trend la to lay more and more
stress upon nature heredity and less
Wo cannot hope to do much good with
out a good start. We must have health
and vigor to fight the battles of life, and
we owe It to our posterity that health and
all the better qualities shall be lutnded on
from one generation to the next. We are
often prono to pride ourselves on our an
cestors. We point to sorci one or two
or three particular forebears who have
been mure or less Illustrious, not tliinklng
that In between us and thoso progenitors
there may have been a hundred ancestors
whom we might be ashamed to acknowl
edge. We should not be proud of our
ancestors, but of ourselves as ancestors.
We should conduct our lives with a view
to bettering our posterity, for It Is by our
posterity thaf we will be judged and not
by our anoestry.
Luther Burbanlc has repeatedly startled
tha world by the amaalng results of his
crossing species ahd breeding. Burbank
did not conduct his experiments on a
purely scientific basis, any more than
Edison relied up on tha sat formulas ot
science to evolve the wonderful things
that emanated from hi brain. But he
has discovered many things In his work
that he could never have found out with
the did of science alone. Why, I have
watched Burbank; !n his gardens patiently
grafting the twig of one tree to that of
another, altogether Ignorant of what the
result would be. But the results of Ms
experiments prove Use efficacy ot his
manner of conducting them. They are
none the less valuable , because science
played no part In them.
""In breeding, of course, we can breed
from the bottom or the top. We can
breed from the best or tha worst, The
future of the race, however, depends upon
that which predominates.
In France they discovered that the
death rate and the birth rate were keep
ing pace with each other. There was no
progress In population. In England and
Germany and other countries that also
was the case. This Is most marked
among the best classes. As a general rule
the lower classes are found to be ttte
most fertile. International business today
has so advanced that a country must
have an ever Increasing population to
keep pace with progress. Most modern
countries, too( neid men for colonisation
metlcs, so that even the severest critic
could nut say anything against It.
I will my eyes to be wide open, to look
animated and pleasant, though they could
often look as bored as those of other
people I see among the aeuers-by.
I know of an actress In l'arls who is
famous for her eyebrows, which are very
arched and very high. 8he told me once
that elevating her brows was a trick of
hers which she had turned Into a habit
and that her eyebrows were quite low
naturally. So, you see with determina
tion there Is little that is Impossible, and
that Is why I say that the woman with
ugly ryes Is laxy.
In l'arls every woman outlines her
eyes a very little with a black pencil,
and If this la well done It cannot be de
- te ted. Also the eyelashes axe made to
grow as long as posxlble by rubbing them
with just a little sweet oil or vaseline
every night, but this oil must not touch
tho eye Itself or It will be very palnfuL
I bathe my eyes often with rose water,
slightly wanned and poured Into an eye
cup. This Is very good for the eye,
especially after any strain or when one
has been out In the cold air, and very
gentle massage around tho tyu Is ex
cellent, too, but the main thing Is the
expression of the eye.
Borne one told uie the eye was the shop
window of the soul. All 1 tun suy Is that
tne windows aie often badly trimmed
vtth the oldest, stupidest wares, and
would not tempt me, at least, to explore
thu rest of the store.
"i SiM mlliSI
Copyright, lilt National News Aii'i.
FATHEF-TOLp ME OWW I
work, A declining birth rate in a coun
try Is a very ominous thing. The future
of the world belongs to those raoea that
breed most and best. In western "Europe
about one-quarter of the possible child
production la lost. While the child mor-;
tality Is far greater in the east, still the
production of children there Is so much
greater that the mortality Is overcotnpen
sated for. Europe, according to these
signs, appears to bo doomed.
A great deal can be done for' the good
of tho race by sex instruction. This
should bo part of the curriculum of our
schools. Fathers and mothers should ex
plain to their children at least the ele
mentary facta regarding sex. But there
appears to be too much of the ultra con
servative In our make-up today. Too
much of purltanlsm. Wo fear that by
talking to the youth of our country In a
straightforward manner, explaining to
them the things they ought to know re- 1
gardlng the question of sex, wa will bo
Inculcating In their minds Information . '
which might have a tendency to lead to
so-called bad thoughts. This Is all
wrong.' We should make it our business'
to see that 'our young men and women
are fully instructed tor their own sakea
In these things. Our girls should be.
taught the value ot propriety, and our
young men should be shown the danger
of wrong acta, ' This will not make for
Immorality, as some claim,
But at the same time that we are In
structing tho youth of our country In
these things, let us Instruct them also.
In literature, In art, in muslo, In ath
letics. K young man or woman whoso
mind is taken up with the higher things
In life, and through whose veins courses
the red' blood of health, and In whoso
cheeks Is the bloom of tho outdoors, will
have nolther the time nor the Inclination
to put a wrong oonstroctlon on tho
things they are taught regarding sex.
. . Adolesnsnea is the time when we store up
the great capital of vital force and en
ergy. Our lives afterward depend upon
how our early years are utilised. Wa
can dissipate and lead unnatural lives,
and our posterity will suffer, or Wa can
conduct ourselves with a view to main
taining health and higher mentality and
we hand down to our children and our
children's children a heritage that is in
valuable. It is just like an Irrigation
problem. We can permit the rain to run
off in the gullies and In the canyons, or
we oan divert It to the arid places that
they may bear fruit. Tha greatest con
tribution man can make to posterity la
Heredity will probably do the same for
man that Burbank is doing for plant life,
and thus the man of tha futura will bo
more intelligent and stronger that we
who have gonn before. ,
" " ' I
A "Whlner Blleacea.
"The bluff, cherry, optimism of tha
late Senator Frya." said a Lewlston di
vine, "could not brook a whlner. i"
"Onoe, at a dinner here In Lewlston, a
whlner seated opposite Senator Fry
'I have only one friend on earth my
" 'Why don't you get another dog?,
said Senator Frye."
Kipling and Caine
By WILLIAM F. KIRK.
Copyright, 1911, National Newa Ass'n.
When a man like Rudyard Kipling draws
a lot of yellow kale -For
writing that the female Is mora
deadly than tbe male,
When old Hall Caine, the Manxman, for
a time deserting prose,
Tells how tbe females (bless 'em!) make
men all look like Joes,
Why should not I, a foot ball bard, be
pardoned If I grunt
That the backs of any foot ball team are
dtadller than tbe front?
The line If full of beefy boys, guards.
tackles, centers, ends.
They haven't got a thing to do except to
shield their friends.
They tear great holes In the defense tha
hiUfbai k plunges through
And flattens out some ltoman nose with
his remorseless shoes.
Leaving out male and female, this much
I do opine:
The backs of any foot ball team are
deadlier than the line.
When Kipling wrote of mountain bears
on Himalayan peaks,
I couldn't contradict him, for ha knows
whereof he speuka.
When Caine came back at Kipling not a
farthing did I care
I aeldom argue with a man who seldom
cuts his hair.
This Is the only claim I make, and please
believe It, partis, 1
Tho halfbacks of a foot ball team are
deadlier than the guards.
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