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Married Life the Third Year
Helen Goes to a Box Party and Mr. Travis Again Takes
Bv MABKL HKKBERT VRXER.
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"Oh. tht lm't real." murmured Helen
at the curtain went down amid uprorl
oua applause "People don't talk like
Mr. Travis laughed, "Of coune not.
You don't ex
pect stag llalogua
to be what people
ay In real lite, it
y mi ?"
"But the program
says, "A Realistic.
Drama of Every
day Ufa' "
"Hum. we'd all
have nervous pros
t ration In a week
If we lived our
everyday lives Uke
that. They take
the moat artificial
and stamp them
'plays of everyday
"What are you two people complaining
about T" demanded Mrs. Stevens, who had
been scrutinising through her opera
glasses some people In the opposite box.
"Oh, we're discussing the unreslltles of
the rcallstlo play." laughed lr. TravU.
"Oh, who wants to see reallam on the
tage? The less like rest life a play Is the
more pleasant It'll be."
"That's a nice cheerful thought," ob
served Mr. Stevens.
"Well. Isn't It true that we come to
the theater for amusement snd distrac
tion not to have the sordid 'faithfully
. I'm sot so sure about that." answered
Mr. Travis, "It seems to me there's a
certain grim satisfaction in knowing that
other people's Uvea are as sordid and un
pleasant as your own."
"But just now I don't feel that life Is
lordld or unpleasant."
Helen regretted this statement as soon
ss she had made It, for Mrs. Stevens
"Oh, you don't. Why, dnsr,' you're
Improving. I thought Mr. Travis and I
could drag you out of your shell."
Helen flushed snd nervously opened
and shut the little white fan she carried.
She reasnteu the "Me. Travis and I."
Was airs, Stevens deliberately trying to
throw her with Mr. Travis? Was this
Why she had srrsnged this box party t
' put here the curtain rose on the third
act and Helen's thoughts were turned to
the .stsge, Curiously enough the 'play
dealt, with' the love of a man for a msr-
tad woman whose' husband did nut love
sr. There was a number of scenes In
which he urged her to ger her freedom,
hut for her child's sake she refused.
While there was no real similarity in
(his play to her own life, yet Helen felt
Itat Mrs. Htevena was drawing some
comparison. Mrs. Stevens ' had never
liked Warren, f he had happened to call
one day and found - Helen crying after
one of Warren's Irritable outbursts, and
had started then to say what she thought
of him but Helen had indignantly
And now. bad Helta not felt that Mrs.
Stevens was making some comparison
betwecu the play and her own life, she
would have enjoyed the evening in
tensely. She had been In a box only
once or twice before, -and It was -keenly
Interesting though somewhat disillusion
Msg to be near enough to see the make
op 'of the actors and to get occasional
glimpses of stage, mechanism In the
. As the turned to look over the crowded
house, all In darkness aava for the red
tights at the exits, she was stirred with
some of the same Impressions thst must
thrill the actor. A great sea of white
faces filled the orchestra, balcony and
gallery, snd the breatbl silence and
nervous tension of many people seemed
to charge the air.
There never was a woman who did not
at om tiros long for the glamour and
thrill of the foot-Ughta, and who did not
"Theh we'll drive through the park."
untested Mr. TravU. as he put Helen
Into a taxi. "It'll only lake a few mo
ments mora and the park la beautiful to
night." It was beautiful. Everything was
now-covered. The branches of the trees
outlined In snow stood out as In an
etching against the starlit sky. A dlstsnt
jingling of sleigh bells added to the
"You're going with us lo see The By
tenders' next week T as the cab drew up
at her door.
"Oh. I'm afraid I can't." Helen mur
mured. "I'm not used to so much di
version." "That's why It's good for you. I'm
not going to let you ssy no. I'll get the
tickets end leave Mrs. Stevens to per
And before she could protest he was
For the first time since Wsrren had
been away Helen west to bed without
writing him. It was late and she was
very tired. She would write In the morn
ing. She opened the window, turned out the
light and shuddered down under the cold
sheets. But somehow she was' restless
and nervous and could not sleep. Al
though Warren only wrote her twice a
week and sometimes only once, the most
brier, unsatisfactory notes-still she felt
uncomfortable that she had not written
her nightly letter.
And Mr. Travis' Was It right that she
should go out with the Stevens If he was
always to be with them? Was It pos
iible that Mrs. Stevens was arranging this
Here the dining loom click I (nick the
half hour hs If past twelve. She tried
to put all disturbing thoughts out of
her mind snd go to sleep. She counted
WO backward, then started to count
sheep going over a fence-but was more
widely awake then ever. It was useless.
She could not sleep until sh had writ
ten to Warren.
She jot out of bed. turned on the light
and put down the window. Ohlverlng in
the cold, and with only a dressing gown
about her. she sat down to write.
Dear Warren It Is after midnight.
But I could not go to sleep without writ
ing you. I went to the theater tonight
with Mr. and Mrs. Stevens. We saw
"The Only Reason.'' I enjoyed It, but
did aot think it very true.
A Mr. Travis was In the party, I
think 1 wrote you about him before, he
was with us at the Alden club dinner.
nere Helen nausea. Pnouia she say
he had brought her home? And then
she felt her face burn why shouldn't
she say so? What was getting Into her
lately that she had such curious
He brought me home tonight. Next
week they are going to see The By
standers." and want me lo go with them.
They ail seem to think I ought to get
out more, but I'm not sure that I'll go
so soon again.
Oh, dear. I do mini you so, and you
say nothing about coming back. Every
letter I look for some word of when you
will return. Surely It will not be much
longer. And write me. Warren try to
wine m utua wiener. ne last two wars
You see I cannot miss even one of my
nightly letters to you. Was so tired to
night that I thought I would let It go
this once but I couldn't sleep. So I got
up again and am huddled up here In my
dressing gown, my fingers so cold I can
It's beginning to snow. I can hear It
on the windows, and the wind Is howling
you know how It sounds in this court.
And somehow it makes me feel more
alone and need you more than ever.
A loving good night dear. HELEN.
Throwing about her a long cost. Helen
hurried out and rang for the elevator. '
"Please take this to the corner snd
maH It" handing the letter and a dime
to the sleepy elevator boy. "I want It
to be in the first mall In the morning.
She hurried back, threw oft the coat,
turned out the light and once more
slipped Into bed. And this time It was
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Ity HKV. THOMAS O. URKUORV.
I Kehrnary 11'. I.19.
T' With the proclamation of William and
I Mary ?X3 years ago today In the banquet
iroo-a el old Whitehall Inglns the his-
1 ton of modrri tngland.
Tlie people of England stood
flee with one of
the moat alarming
problems that had
them. but with
Brest good sense
Ihey placed Ihelr
deatlnlea in the
hands of the Im
mortal William and
ell turned out well.
If ever there was
a "divine" Inspira
tion It was that
which moved the
1'arllanient to pro-
claim the great Dutrhman king of Eng
land. William of OranKe wltl ever be remem
bered ss one of the greatest of the sons
of men. and the fruits of hts rclgn will be
MslUs, In mtt bemflrlrnt way, for
nges lo come. He did things, and Ihe
thing that ha did were the things pree
singly demanded by the highest and Don-
The Secret of Rosy Cheeks
Daughter of Lottie Collins Tells How Deep Breathing
and Lung Exercises Bring Health and Beauty.
secretly believe she had In her the ele- Basleel Dews.
tents of a great actress. And now for a I Flattery either makes friends or breaks
moment Helen was foolish enough to them.
feel vaguely some such longing. ' " UB't enough to make both ends meet
"It Isn't ss slluring as It seems." whl. To" mMt,V ,h,!m fher.
An uuifwiimvni in ine sinvecn is worta
pered Mr. Travis, who had bee a keenly
watching her face.
two In the memorv.
u.:. ...m-h i..,kl ., i . " - ' J"" neap w
" ' . .. !mM" promises snd wasted opportunities.
masement How do you know? He' t. ,h. . k...
"I am strong and healthy and my back as as straight as a rar rod."
"It was fresh air and lung exercise that made me what I am."
"Deep breathing insures you rosy cheeks, a round throat anc big chest."
"Make deep breathing a habit if you want a pleasant speaking voice."
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est interests not only of Ungland. but of
The whole wonderful story of this es
traurdlnary man Is summed up llt.ia
slnitle word liberty. There was .no
faiMllrlsm In William hl brain was tee
clear and cool for thst sort of things
hut he was very near lelng an ea
thuslaat when It came to the matter -of
human freedom. He hated persecution,
he abominated every form ef the oa
pusrlun of man by man. and with the
drmocratie principles of the revolution
of 1'". he aa In hearty accord. Wheq
he accepted Ihe declaration of those
principles he did so with a whole heart,
and ihe great thing that be sfterward
lid for Kngtand In the way of promoting
and safeguarding her liberties were done1
consciously and gladly. " T
There Is no sjid lo Ihe Influence of a,
great and good man, bene It la almost)
Impossible lo recount the benign results,
f William's reign, but hers are seal eti
the things thst he did:
He established for all llnve constlti
tlonsl government In England. Slues
William a lime Bo British monarch has
dared to trifle with the chartered rights .
of Englishmen. Sines the lime of the
great proclamation the, voice of lbs peo
ple, sieaklng through their Parliament
has been supreme.
lis organised the Grand Alliance, by
means of which he so badly crippled
Franc that the old deepot who ruled
It waa able la do but Mill more dan
age to mankind.' Had William dose
nothing mors than lo crash Louis XIV, ha
would have deserved eternal gratitude.
But hs did mors than that ' By a
weakening franc h made It possible
for Kngland lalsr on to drive her front
Ihe N'orth Amerlcsn Continent, and thus
lo rave this fair region of Ihe world
for Saxon rather than Lalla civilisation.
And, finally. In' his revolution nf 1M
h waa laying the foundation fni1 the
revolution of 1771 There la hardly) the
difference of a hair between the decla
ration that made William king of Eng
land and the other declaration that mad
Washington president of the United
The Head Waitress
t masement. How do you
smiled at the question In hei eye.
"On, I can read your thoughts some
times." When the curtain fail on the last act
the play had worked Itself out to the
eterotyped "happy end." The husband
had ccnvenlently shot himself in a fit of
despondency brought on by large gam
bling losses and a week of dissipation.
And the wife was left free to marry the
good and loyal" man who loved her.
As they left the tiirater Mr. Travis
Insisted that they all go somewhere for
supper, but Helen firmly refused.
"I don't like to break up the party."
she apologised, "but I must go home to
Winifred 1 shouldn't keep Delia op so
Love makes the world go round, but
It takes something less ephemeral to push
There are some things that money can
not buy. 6U11. If we have the money w
can generally manage to struggle along
without them. New Tork Times.
waaeboelr Levee a Pat Mas.
"And bow d d you manage to
from the cannibals T
"Why, when they came whooping down
the bill my friend ran one way snd I
ran the other."
"And they all timed and chased my
"Couldn't they save caught you just
as eajyly T'
"Tes. bat hs was fatter!"-Cl-JVJAq'".
11 JO.SK COLI.IXS. .
A" a child 1 was sickly and guile an
Invalid. In fact tor many years my
mother's chief sorrow was the lurking
doubt that I would ever grow up at all,
and nobody expected me to become as
healthy a specimen as I am now oven if
I survived my. childhood's Illnesses.
I certainly am a very strong and
healthy person tnday. with a back as
straight as a ramrod (I had spinal cur
vature as a child), and a lung capacity
which makes it necessary for my dress
makers to allow for chest expansion and
deep breathing when they make
It was fresh air aid exercise which
made me the strong, healthy girl I am
today, and If you think I am romethlng
of a crank on the subject, you know why.
IJ ijot't koqw what a great part
"trut" or "umMf plays In setting ivcll,
in keeping Mrm or younif. fou can
take all the treatment. In Oh: world sni
if you don't believe It !i going to do you
any good, be sure that It won't.
You can derive great benefit from a
few moments pracuce If you wlii only
concentrate on It, and this Is true of
every line of work, but I think especi
ally physical exerctso and deep breath
ing. To my breathing exercise and my sing
ing lesson 1 owe more than, my voice
alone. The practice of dep breathing
when It becuiws a habit insures you roey
cheeks without trm ne-ed of cosmetics, a
round throat a.id fill!, wll developed
chest. The vocal le5on. alde from the
pleasure thry give a-.d te profit to be
derived from a good voice, develop the
luces and stimulate the circulation, ttey
make deep breathing a habit and hel
you cultivate the most excellent thing lo
woman a low. pleasant speaking voice.
Here are some of the exercises which
helped me snd which 1 still go through
religiously every day:
Htand erect, preferably In flat slippers
or In your storking feet If you wear
high-heeled shoes you are apt to throw
the body out of Its natural poise.
Place one hand on the cheat and the
back of the other hand on the lower ribs
snd over the backbone, dose your mouth
and Inhale very rlowly through the nose.
Feel as if you were filling a big bag with
air. and as if the air were heavy and
went to the bottom of the bag first
rill this bag just ss full as yon can.
After you have Inhaled all the air yea
think, jou can held breathe la Just ay lit
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tie more, breathe this air In little puffs.
Just as men pufr a cigarette.
When your Iujik are nulte full retain
the air for a fee. seconds, and then let
the air escape tltrouuli the nustrlie again
Just as slowly and carefully aa you In
haled It. unly not in puffe. just In a long,
You can practice this Just as often as
vou like and If you count seven to In
hale, seven for retaining the breath and
seven again to let it escape, you will be
breathing O'thmirally. a method which
calms the nerves when one Is frightened,
restores circulation and will put you to
sleep if you lie awake o" nights with In
somnia, Of course you don t have lo place one
hand st your back. I am only suggesting
this because you can feel yourself Breathe
o much better. One of my teachers used
to say, "We breathe with our backs"
and I have noticed tbat people who don't
hare the sensation tbat the bottom of
their lungs sre expanding and feet this
in their backs never really breath right.
Anyhow. It's much .belter to breathe
night and morning while in your bath
robe. The modern shirtwaist has prob
ably done more to improve the health of
the average soman than any other article
of apparel. It's louse enough, Ught
enough sad comfortable enough to give
her lungs plenty of room.
This Is lae last of the articles by Mix
Ity HANK. -
"It's about time we had another tJrrt
coin." remarked the head waitress a
she stifled a n with one hand and
pushed a cup of coffee across the tab,
lo the steady customer with the othee&
"Vis couldn't have too many men Mho
Lincoln," replied the steady customer.
"He wss a great man." i"
"You bet he wan." said the head
waitress. "If I could meet on Ilk him
I'd married long ago. As It Is, I've
taken s solemn vow not ta marry any
man unless he's a second Lincoln."
"ACmlltlng thst Lincoln was a very
srat man.'' said the steady customer,
"In what wsv dors his memory appeal t
you so strikingly?" ---
"Iddn't he free the slaves?" said th
head waitress, "and ain't I' a thw-ej?
(tiee! Ain't we all slaves? That's why
I say, glw. oh five us another Lincoln."
"Why. Penelope.'' exclaimed th steady
customi r. "haw peevish you art thai
"Vou bet 1 am." answered the head
waitress, "ar.d. calling n by my Bret
name when I lolrf vnu t wae MIm nnstfc
I to you snd any other customer, slat
! goln' to help rr.y temper any. Just bs-
aus I condescend to swap llttls ohia
music lth you in the mornings loat
alv you the right to presume a aos
butter-rakts-and-coffe acquaint ansa.' 7
"I aiKjloi.se," ssld the steady Custo
mer, "but Pen I mean Miss Orogaa-
why do you consider yourself a alaTt?
Aren't yoa hanpy here?" (
"Hsppy here?" elmoet screamed 'tk
Head Waitress. "Happy srarkmg pin
hours a day for tit a week? It s slavery,
; I tell you. We women always will s
slaves, snyway. A married woman's a
slave, sad when we ain't married, we Via
ourselves up to s Job Uk tb en I'na
got and Slav at that. W are staves, lo
fashion, staves to society, staves t srese,
slaves to gossip, slaves to everything.
We women need a Lincoln, need him bad,'
"Old you say on Lincoln V asked taw
Steady Customer, but the Head Waitress
waa too breath lees te reply; "Why. a
million Llncolns couldn't give yon free
dom. Tou don't want It. You're peevish
aver your lob because thst good looking
manager was transferred from thav joint
to go uptown where th head waitress Is
a blonde. Last weak yen waa as happy
as s lark snd wss singing sad tripping;
around the place like a marionette. And
ss for being staves to fashion, bow would
anybody ever free you of tbat? If
some new Lincoln came along and fixed
It so nobody had to wear any data
any mors, you worn would get up a
style In pleasant smiles. And did I bear
yoa also remark that married wmwea
"Ve-e-s." the Head Waitress admitted.
"Tow doa't knew my wtfa, do xovr
asked the Steady Cusaoaaer.
"Mo." waa the reapnwse. . f
"I thought aot.' replied the Steeds'
Customer. , '
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