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THE BEE: -OMAHA. SATURDAY. APRIL 13. 191:
SILK HAT HARRY'S DIVORCE SUIT -:- ?he DefendantJsJoaJ. Menders m the Subway ,;. prawn for The Bee by Tad
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1 . Trial Divorce and Its Possibilities j j?-yO-H p r j Questions in Science j
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A Brooklyn Judgs has granted a fight
ing married couple a t.ial divorce.
Tor Mx months th3 husb.iii. and wife
mm prohibited from sceini each other or
holding uy communication. The man fata
rid ot hit wife and
vara and has his
tsrhelor liberty re
al ored to him. Tha
vxraaa (sea back
ta bar mother, aa
aha had often
threatened to do.
tires both parties '
chance to aea how ,
titer Ilka dlvorca
before :they Irre
themselves to lt.
A Daniel, a see
Pad Dental., come
to Judgment, ta this -wise
that eery magistrate who deals with the
owes ot tha unhappy mind had hie
breadth of view and hit knuwledg? of
kumn nature,' and that 411 divorces had
rrobatlanery plank In them 'It would
are , the, final breaking up . of niar.j; a
heme. i .u . -.
T;tf (.he average dfvorco leiha result
luu t aomiarlirekin'snd''u'nfora;v
able" crime, aa -we are aooiacomnl t
t1nk, but. ft $ married couple, getting" on
e'h other's nerves througrr. sectsni iuu
mush af each other., and of ma -riatiir.il.
iuimsn. tmpulsa. wa All re to, glorjty
toe much tha thing thai we naven t done.
If tha truth ware known, more di
vorcee axe granted becaua f bqndoin'
than for infidelity. This Is iMtrtteeaarfy
true among people In mMcrhU'tf&iM-J
sunoes. who cannot afford to take trip
and Indulge In sports anl' amusement
nat aepaiata husbands .ml' wlrev
Thas a married couple are thrown
back upon each other for society, and
la time they almost Inevitably get tired
of each other, aad tha day arrive whan
they can perceive nothing but each
Tha man wonders what he ever could
have seen in his wife to make him want
to marry her. Tha woman wonders what
the fool killer waa doing when she per
mitted that human shrimp to lead her
to tha altar.
Tha hnaband thlnka that If his wife
mentions to him another time what her trjnk of tha Joys of a divorce, they pie-
mother said about so and s that hail tura themselves returning to ilia aa u
commit murder. The wife grits heri was before they wera married at all.
teeth to keep from shrieking aa her hue-1 . Alas! we can never go back. Every
band starts out to relate for the mil-j thing charges We change ourselves.
Uonth ,tim his pet ftory. ( Tha man who has been marled and had
When' a couple gets in this frame of: a wife and children' of his own finds out
mind everything Jars upon them. The I that ha is more domesticated than, ha
wife cannot make the mildest wiirgestlon j thought. The Idle round of dissipation
to bar husband without, hla resenting it soon palls upon him and If ha had bla
aa aa attempt to hen pack him and la j choice ha would rather go home to pipe
consequence whereof ha says t hire's that1 and- slippers and hit baby's arms around
wound and rankle like a poisoned dart. I his neck than sit In a poker gams.
.Nor. can tba husband expresa h:s opin-j Tha wamaa ascertains that whsn she
Ian on any topic, from politics to pie. ' goes back home she is tolerated rather
without hla wife considering it, a dells- j than a welcome guest. People look at
erately planned insult that axils "forth her with pity and call her -poor Mary!"
weeps sad IsmentaUona . ! Her brothers and eietera are sorry for
In -their secret thoughts both husband j her( but they would rather have her
and wife believe love to be dead, and room than her company. She's been at
so In only too many eases they apply , the head of a hcute. and it Isn't easy
to the court for a burial permit for It. to be a pensioner in somebody else's.
They are too precipitate. j and lt doesn't take her Iocs; to wish
What they need Is a breakaway andi'tliat aha bed put up it:i Jor.n's whims
ot a divorce, and a six months" sepa-' Instead of running foul acairst mother's,
ratios would enable them to kiss and ',' e'.x months of trial divorce would eon
make up. and save alt - of the expense i vlnoa nine couples out of ten lhat they
are so stupid that we do not realise the
virtue and value of Judicious absences
from even our best beloved. There are
no twa human beings that can be. to
gether all of the tint without weary
ing each other and coming to loathe each
Even an angel from heaven would bore
as If we had to always look at tha same
croan and the same wings, and listen to
lb day by day. month after month, year
after year, playing the aame old tuna.
In tits same old key. on the same old
It la literally true that If people were
married only three days a week instead
of seven there would be no more divorce.
Never do the virtues ot the partners
of our bosoms loom up so grandly and
beautifully as when they are not under
our Immediate eyes.
When you said good -by to your John,
madam, on tha pier, didn't r reflect
What a little hump-shouldered, dingy men
he waa? And whentyou had been away
for three days didn't you reverse your
opinion and begin to think' that he was
afjn looking. . upstanding gentleman,
with an Intel tactual face .
By tha .time you reached London
weren't you Bragging about what a hand
some man your husband was, and before
your three months In Bumps were up
didn't Jook Ilk igure of romance
to you that you were hurrying back to
as fast as steam would take youT
And you. sir. didn't you find that ab.
teace robbed your Maria of her fat and
gray hairs and made her sum and beau
tlflil to your fancy, 'and that It turned
all. her nagging ways Into loving solid,
tude for, yoti of which you bragged ta
other men? Teu wereao glad, to see her
go you could sfareely keep a decent face.
but- you are so saxlaup t see ner oacs
thtt you wait three hours an tha dock
before the ship Is due.
What the trip to Europe or Florida
or the seaside does for aoms couples,
tha limited divorce will do for othera
It will give them the separation they
need and a chance to get a perspective
on each other's virtues. Instead ot hav
ing their faults rubbed In at close rank.
Also It. will give them tha oportunity
to find out that divorce Isn't all beer and
f kilties, as they Imagined It In their
longing for freedom. It Is Inevitable that
when we contemplate the past w put
on It a coat of gilding to which it la
not eotiMed. to when man and woman
and tend and heart burnings thst are
the necessary accompaniments or a de
cree of absolute.
There ta nothing else In Lie world
that la mora unfortunate than that we
had better try matrimony ' aver again,
for if It h true that marriage la one af
the things that you regret whether you
do It or don't do It, divorce is even
WHO IS A SOCIALIST? IT IS A MAN!
By ELLA WHKIXLU WILCOX
Woe trie to formulate or aUU a plan
To better earth's coalition? It la b
Who having ears to bear and eyas to see
la neither deaf nor tliod when clfht rooivsiod
Treads down the prlvUeseg ard rights wh.ca God
Moica for all men, the privilege to toil, .
To breathe pnre air, to till the fertile toil,
The right to lire, to lore, to woo, to wed.
And ears for h angry mouths their meed of bread
The Socialist is he who claims no icore.
Than fcU oars share from (enerong nature's store.
But that he asks and asks, too, that no other
Shall claim the share of any weaker brother.
And brand him beggar in his own domain
To (lot a mad inordinate lost for ga!n.
The Boctall&t is one who holds the best
Of all God's gifts' is toll the second rest
He asks that all men learn the sweets of labcr
And that no Idler fatten on his neirhber.
That all men be allowed their ihire of leisure.
Nor thousands slave that one may seek his p:easuie.
Who oa the Golden Rule shall dare insist
Behold in him the modern Socialist.
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tng self-recording tbermomalera and also
barometers to record altitudes, have bees
sent up. Hero Is a quotation from the
Sclentlrlo American supplement No, IsTi.
page sU: "Tha umperatura fell steadily
to an altitude of twelve kllometera, thea
remained stationary or actually roes.
There waa hardly any further change In
temperature beyond fourteen kilometers
up to seventeen kllometera, and to twenty-one
In two oases. It wss assumed that
In tha highest strata tha radiation up
ward and downward balanced each
other." This la a very obscure subject,
but worthy of the eloseet study. The
condition of the air affecta all Ufa oa
earth. Tha existence of a warmer
stratum at great heights. If It extends
around tba eatlre globe, Indies tea absorp
tion and redlatlea whose eharacterletlcs
are not known to science. Tha difficulty
lias In the fact that aot enough exploring
balloons have been liberated; nor la
widely separated parte ot the world. A
kilometer equals IM teat.
Q.-"I aaw aa article la a paper en
titled 'Heelng Without Eyes.' Is this true
A. This Is also a highly Important
question, seeing Is euppoeod to be due
to the action of light on tha retina of
Br KDGAR LITIEN LARKIN.
temperature of the .tha aye, which sets up a disturbance.
Beauty Secrets for Girls .'. The Trials of Sweet Sixteen
By LILLIAN LORRAINE.
Sweet sixteen Is very sensi
tive aad this eery quality In
Datura makes her
refined and more careful of
the1 feeling of others, while
on the other hand, It costs her
8weet sixteen la always get
ting her feelings hurt, and suf
fering more or less In silence.
Try to be reasonable, and
when people seem to be unkind
give them the benefit of the
Don't be self-conscious, and
Cultivate the art of being
a good listener.
Forget about yourself.
When you don't know what
to do, do nothing.
That la the beet possible
advise for sweet sixteen in society.
I Guy A'VA,;4-; i:j WjllX TWs glrUsh pose)
' .-. ; ... v '. ' r her
f . C i I J fJ PedaUy for the
'"-;"' : M I Pictu which ac
l 7 ,lcl- toar on
A I lA "8e Sixteen,-
f j - O'.'-.j I I IJJL nlng smile Miss
(ft" W-VV'V-- 3 fA or. to show how
ff? ft .A.- j r'?' :-v I jrT giH appear, at the
' fV s-riT"4 i -fc'-' ot ..X.
V-e-v- .,c v ' . I I teen by aroidlng
a I I i . - 1r : . .Yl V - .. .Jfi J self-conscious feel-
i sV -'' "V " r Lorraine'.
'II " ' - -.-.' ' I advice in thi. w
III ;. ' e-r- a I
Tbl girlish pos
7 Mis. Lorraine
was made by her
fxUUj for the
picture which ac
companies her ar
ticle today on
With her win
ning smile Mine
or. to ahow how
much prettier a
girl appears at the
bashful age of aix
teen by avoiding
ing. Mian Lorraine's
advice in this re
scions of jour
hands and feet.
nor are they any
larger than those
of other girls.
yon are conscious
of yonraelf you
will be awkward.
"So forget your
self and think of
the others. '
"Ho it deliberately
A girl who signs herself "Sweet Hit
teen" has written me a pethetlo little
letter full af tba aolf-deprariaUon which
la one of the phasee we all go Ihrougn
in our early teens.
According ta this "Sweat Sixteen" bars
la the bashful, awkward age.
She would love to look and aot grown
up. but la company all she ever can
manage to do is to blush snd her con'
venation Is limited to stammering an'
swers. mostly monosyllable at that
Furthermore, her complexion Is "simply
horrid." snd she doesn't know how to do
hsr hair which only curls a little bit snd
not nicely ever her forehead as It should.
Will I "please, please" tell her how to
overcome all her trials snd trlbuntlons?
I ran t resist your "please, please" poor
little girl, and aa moat of your troubles
are mora or leea Imaginary, I shall do
what I ran to help you, especially as 1
remember quite well going through
stmllsr stsge of development, when I
though myself quite hideous and knew I
should never, never bo oven passably
Every girl euffers that way for a few
days or months or maybe years of her
Ufa. She la fortunate to have It over
with early, for thia period of setf-deprer.
1st Ion Is Ilka tha measles soon over snd
sooner forgotten, but very violent at the
Let us begin at tha beginning. Sweet
lateen Is very sensitive snd this
quality in her nature makes her mora re
fined and more careful of tba feelings of
others, while on the other hand It coats
her constant agony. (She la always get
ting her own feelings hurt and suffering
more or leas ta silence.
A Utile common sense, my dear. Is
lust as good at your age aa It rs later la
life and you can't begin too early to get
a eenslble. healthy outlook oa things.
Try to be reasonable, and when people
seem to be unkind give them the benefit
of the doubt. Don't wilt like a faded or
abused flower until you really are abused.
No girl who la too sensitive Is going to
be a popolar young womaa when eh Is
The loo. loo sensitive girl always re
minds me ot those etiingy-looklng pleats
that grow up aithout say a una nine and
seem unsble to hold their heade up
Of course you are at the bashful eg-.
You don't know much about yourself or
anything el-e. and you are keenly coo
srlous of the fart that grown-up young
ladles have a steedy flow ot brilliant con
versation. Suppose you simply admit to yourself
that you know little or nothing, but that
you have average Intelligence. Tea got
through high school all right, dfdp't you?
Don't be sJ -conscious aad doa't pre
tend. ' I
Just say to yourself: "I doa't know
much, but I caa find out what other pea.
Cultivate the art of being a good lis
tener. I'ntll you know eomethJag ta talk
about let othera talk. Tau will be popu
lar in no time.
Wbea you go out, especially to those
parties which terrify you so, try te hava
yeur dress Just as alee aa possible, your
bands well manicured, your hair tidy aad
becomingly arranged. Thea leave your
clothes slone and forget about yourself.
When you doa't know what to So. do
nothing. That la tha beet possible advtos
for sweet sixteen in society.'
As for blushing. If your digestion is
good, deep breathing aair rises wai over-
Thia is carried to tha brain by mesne of
the eptle aervea. Let tha Idea of seeing
changed to becoming aware.. An
amoeba Is at tha bottom of tha scale of
living things. It to a very mtnula crea-
ture-e "bag ot water." aa npensslve If
homely description. A very thin mem
brane Incloses a minute quantity af water
which holds a dot railed tha nucleus; tha
contents are liquid or seml-llquld. ilk
white of aa egg. and hi pretoplanrn,
Tha animal haa no ayes, eara, brain
nerves, nor any sense organ that eaa be
detected la tha new high-power ultra
violet mlerseopst yet it becomes aware
of the existence of toad m tha adjacent
water at quite a distance.
uprose a man aheuJd be sbtpwroeked
oa aa Island and be lbs only human
there. Lai the Island be five ml lea wide.
In a year let another man be cast up by
the sea on tha opposite side. Then let tha
first man scorns suddenly aware that
tha other waa oa tha Island. Tbta phe
nomenon would be comparable to tba aen
sttlveaess of sn amoeba.
Suppose the food Is an animal and seeks
to escape tha amoeba.' It will find tha
Job to be extremely difficult. No sooner
does tha amoeba become conscious of tha
presence of tha other ores lure than It at
once gives chase. Let the fleeing animal
suddenly change Its course precisely aa
does a rabbit pursued by a dog; then the
amoeba "cuts across" exactly aa does the
dog. overtakes Ita pray and swallows ,t
I. a., wraps Itself. Its substance, around
the ereateea. which Is soon digested.
Tha question ssi Caa thia be railed
seeing In tha literal meaning of tha
word? Whatever hi the true explanation,
It la now unknown to science.
ft-Are seediclnee harmful to tha con.
stltutlon If lha proper dlagnoals to made?
A. At times they are. even If tha dlag.
noats ia correct. Thle Is because there are
subtle and obscure differences In tha
human eoastltutlon. body and personality.
Thus the etrlklna ft",
patients of the same age and weight,
suffering from the asm disease, might
require different treatment. AMI hare hi
where tha skill of tha really scientific
Phyetrlan to taxed to th extreme. Tern-
persment and Idiosyncrasy are great sub
jects, liks wiss differences In minds of
patients. This IS mental sciatica.
Q.-Whlch would dron to tha emunj
first, a bullet fired from a gun held per.
feetly level or one dropped from the hand
from lha as me height snd at tha same
A.-They would strlk tha earth at th. '
aame time If the canned to perpendicular
to a plume-Una. the firing and dropping
"" aoeoiuieiy the same Instant of
It Acted as a TeaJe.
The graurk waa very III. Tha doctor
Inspected him gravely. The grouch
looked en with alarm.
'Mow. see bare, doe." ha growled. "I
want to know Just what you're swine? ta
charge me for sll this."
The doctor faintly smiled.
"Doa't worry." ha replied. 'u aetiu
all that with your children."
Whereupon tha grouch gat so mad that
s speedily recovered. -Cleveland Plain
come a tendency to blush too frequently,
and you ought to avoid highly spiced
foods, tea. and coffee, which are apt to
make tha face red If one la Inclined that
war, and are not good for vou invh.
Don't be conscious of your baada anf
feet. They are no mors conspicuous nor
are they larger than those of the other
The moment you are conscious ot yeur.
self you will be awkward, to forget your-
sen and think of others. Do It dellber.
Aa to your l.air. Try to arrange It la
the simplest style. It will undeubtedli
sun you better, aad you want to get
everything about you la such condition
of perfection that you doa't have to
worry about It.
Don't wear false hair or "rats" or tot
many bows or combs or anything thai
will make you conscious of your appear
ance or that might fall off or show..
Keep your hair very glossy by brush
ing it a great deal aad curl your heir
with water or a little sugar water.
Very little sugar, say eaa lump to a
glass of water. Wear a smalt
if that la " '-r
"There are many simple remedies for -inWae.
Me ef the simsleat ia plain
Uae salve or vasal ma. which can usually
be found la the family medicine closet
Giving up caady and picklea haa dowi
Basra to aura had complexions tbaa al-
test anything alas.
Outdoor exarotse and plenty ef sleep
sosaatisnaa era all that Is anise.
On tha ether band. It often happens
sat gnta ef sixteen suffer from bad
cnaapleTtena because ef poor etrculalioa
Whan tha rest of the aaahb Improves
the essnplsilou wul clear up tea.
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