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Ah, Yes! Our Happy Home
Copyright, National News Sri vice.
Drawn for The Bee by George McManud
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as lie has a
lits kinsmen he
By tiLUElll' HlinilAltl).
When he was a Child, he was mamma's
bo . The servants trembled at his com
ing;, everybody deferred to htm: he al
ways had his own way ."and now that he
was six' feet tall he expects the same
apply. But they
lie It a con
noisseur In fine
wines, liquors and
cigars. lie ca
rouses at night and
sleeps In the day.
lie is apt to be a
thorough p a c o d
clubman,; Invents a
and knows all the
secrets of the
When a place is
gotten him In the
army his superiors
soon Bee his worth-
Icssness, and inasmuch
pedigree, In deference to
Is let down and out very gently.
If he tries the church, the bishop soon
tak,is his measure, and is sorry, very
Tho fellow continues to drink, but
. shifts from wine to "Scotch." Ho Is
familiar with the pick-me-up, and can
glvo any druggist pointers In dope.
The monthly allowance from his parents
Is gambled away, and debts aaccumulatc.
He'js getting to bo a nuisance; his par
ents fear him; his brothers shun him; tin
gets blacklisted by merchants, and at
the club he Is falling below par;
nnai must uc uonu witu inuumiH.a uov.i
Why, make a remittance man of him
It's the only thing to do. A passage
ticket to Quebeo Is secured, the youth la
given 10 guineas in cash, and sails away.
You always find him In the steamer's
smoking room, and thcro does he order
up his favorite tipple and shuffle paste
board. Usually on board ship there are men
who makn a pretense of Imbibing
"Scotch'v and wfjio also- shuffle paste
board, and-these ' men soon relieve tfie
remittance man of tho 1 guineas his
mamma gave him. '
He lands In Quebec shaky In nerves
and empty in pocket; but on applying to
n certain barrister,, to whom ho, hfle.a
letter, Jtis found that 10 more, guineas
have yecn remitted for him. IIo,takcs
the moneyi goeo forth to 'the -club,-and
as visual. ' '
A.tvth'ccnd of the month he is again
very shaky 'and'.pennlieas. But promptly
on. tho first of tho month another small
remltance 'comes for him, an also n
railroad ticket to Seattle.
Our remittance man complains bitterly
because tho remittance is so small, but
In his own heart he knows that If It
were fifty times as much is would go as
quickly. The Intent of his parent is to
postpone delirium tremens. They believe
there Is safety In "motion.
And then hes does not want to so ti
Seattle, but ho must go to Seattle, be
cause advi'es say'a remittance has been
sent on there for him In care of a certain
canker, and to stay hero Is to starve.
Ha goes to Seattle, and the Quebec
experience Is repeated. And so he !
sent on to Australia, New Zealond, Hong
Kong, Japan and wherever his guardians
wish a remittance always ahead, like
that sheaf of onts In front of the donkey.
Of course, the hope of Ids friends Is
that he will reform and come back homo
In a year a new man. But the remittance
man seldom dies and never reforms.
The last time 1 crossed the Atlantic thcro
wan one on the ship of a little better
intellectual grade than I had met before.
He had been an Kton boy. graduated at
Oxford nnd was educated for the church.
He laughingly told his new-found friends
in the smoking room ho had gone round
the globe six times as a remittance man.
On the fourth duv he told me all of his
money was spent ten guineas gambled
away and gone for strong drink. The
ship s steuard would not supply him with
more whiskey, and he said that If he
could not borrow money from some one
pn the boat ho would jump overboard.
Ho was placed In tho doctor's enre.
and after a few hours became calm.
Someone suggested thnt the man bo
given his liberty. Just to see If he would
make good his threat to jump overboard.
Hut the captain had the good name of
his .ship at stake, so he detailed two
sailors to watch the man one always on
Arriving nt New York, 1 went with him
to call on his lawyer: sure enough, the
JV) was, there, all right. And now my
friend went to Chicago. But Matteawan
Is his final destination.
Here wo get an object lesson of what
happens when we do too much for n
youth, dive your boys a chunre to earn
money, and let thcnlearn Its value by
buying a'nd paying for the things they
'need. And also let theiu get the savings
To "give" an education Is as bad as
t give anyth'r.g else. An (duration shoild
be an achievement and not a gift.
Aro tho rich people of America raising
up a' raco of remittance men? Some' of
them are Joslah, some of them ave.
When we do too much for n child, he
will never do much for hrmsclf. Safety
lies In the work habit.
Then you know the mottor of All Baba,
the Sage: "If the devil finds you Idle
lie will set you to wprk as suro as hell."
Copyi-Ufct, 191.1, International Nws
Display ot Riches Sets Evil Example
Craving for Luxury Ruining American Women
Advice to the Lovelorn
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
"NpeaU for Vnursrir, John."
Hear Miss Fairfax: f am nnd dearly
in love with a girl of IS. I kept com
pany with her last summer. We got In
a quarrel about four months ngo. Three
days ago I sent her a postal card saying
that 1 wanted to mako up. She sent mn
a postal saying that she would meet rap,
but did not show uo.' Yesterday I met
her nt a dance, and I sent over a friend
to tell her I wanted to talk to her. but
sho refilsed. N. C.
You made a mistake. n sending a postal
or tho friend; you must go to hr and
f.pcak for yourself. And. If you reallv
doslr? a reconciliation, don't bo a laggard.
iiiit Tm nnd Tviity.
Dear Miss Fairfax: Being a young
ihu.i though quick tempered .tell me
what Is tho best remedy for a quick tem
pered person 7 I am considered good look
ing, well educated and smnrt In all
respects. This is my only fault.
T am glud to know of a man who has
only ono fault.
When you get angry count two and
twenty. There, is no better way for keep
lug back an angry reply.
Continue oli)in Him,
Uear MIs Fairfax: I am IS ycurs of
age and have been going with a young
gentlojnan two years my senior. I have
noticed that he has become very serious,
and as 1 can never regard 'him an morn
than a friend, I have avoided him. I
would like him to know that I care for
him as a friend. ANXIOUS.
You are adopting the right plan. Keep
JUy MAKGAKKT HUBBAIU) AYEB.
"The first thing that Impresses u for
eigner in this country Is the tremendous
luxury one sees everywhere. But does
this not pet a terrlhle example to people
of small means, nml dors it not make
women very extravagant to see all this
luxury constantly paraded before their
Mint. Frieda Hemple asked the iiuim
llon today, and tho dally papers unswered
her. They told the tain of the little shop
girl of 17, who. drizzled by all the beautl'
ftil things around her which she could
not have, had trained herself systemat
ically to be a pickpocket until' she ' wus
caught by tho police.
The newspapers, told of Ui. Antcnptto
I.'arrv, who says that college girls de
mand nn Incomo- of not less than ?10.0rt0
when they marry, and college girls aro
supposed to think more of the higher life
inn., of uutomoUUjg upd other frlvulom
As I related three Incidents to Mine.
Hemple, which point tho-way. the wind
bloWs, '.the tnnloUH coloratura soprano, tlvs
i-ara avis, ofiijc operanowadnys; looked
at me wit) wlde,; astonished eyes.
"But that Is dreadful. Ten thousand
dollais? We have no women's colleges
In Germany. Perhaps It's' Just as well.
The women are allowed to study nt munv
if the big universities, but there they
get some Idea of the noragc Income of
the university graduate, and they know
enough not to expect the Impossible.
The young prima donna is the simplest
nnd most natural of persons. Her plain
tailor suit, her smart little hat and a
faco quiet Ms nature made it, and very
pretty In consequence, exptcss a frank
and sincere personality.
"The Gorman girl marries for love (we
arc a sentimental nation), and if she gets
love In return, that Is enough," continued
"Of coin se. marriages are arranged In
which money plays a great pait. The
Sill brings the money to the young man.
n title of great 'social position, but those
ato marriages of convenience.
"In all lands the rich man's wife will
spend just as much as she can get. She
does the samo hero as In Berlin and
Paris. The reason there Is so much
luxury here Is because theVe are more
rich people, more rich men."
Madama Hemple disposed of tho sub
ject of luxury while In the lower parts
of tho town the streets were black with
crowds of striking men and women, tho
very pcoplo who manufacture many of
the "luxuries," and little Bessie Garten
berg was explaining to Justice Hoyt that
It was "tho easiest thing to pick pock
ets" and gtt money to buy the luxuries
that she wanted.
The question of morals and economics
In the day's news was too much of a
I problem for the singer of highest top
liifilcM. as It In for mnMt nf na
Emancipation for Women Near,
as Domestic Science is Fast
.Banishing Their Slavery.
Doplorablo Fact that Many Household Slaves Hestitato
to Take Offered Freedom Through Blind Stupidity.
of their pitiless
"All this dlspla of wealth Is un
douKcdly setting an unfortunate ex
ample because everyone wants what the
others have. But American Women look
as If they got what thry wanted, any
how." Tho German prima donna went on:
"We all marvel that women of all sta
tions In life aro so perfectly dressed
over here. To sen the American woman
at her best 1 think you must see her
on horseback. Thcro sho Is perfect. My
ono desire Is to rldo like un American
woman. But don't ask mo to be a suf
fruglst.'' Madame Hemple shuddered In horror
MM 13. F1H13DA UliHl'LK.
at the von thought. "Anything but
that! 1 have plenty of work to do with
out wanting to vote.
"After all, ono should allow the men
some advantages; wo tako so many fur
ourselves," she laughed, "and- I Know
more about ustronomy than suffrage or
"Astronomy Is my hobby. It Is a mar
velous science, and, oh', so difficult! You
have to bo a good deal of a mathema
tician, too, but all good musicians must
bo that. No economics, please as
tronomy or dogs. 1 can discuss -either."
And this very clever singer smiled her
Ella Wlieeler "Wilcox on Platonic Love
No Such Thing Exists Trying to Cultivate This Sentiment is a Dangerous Experiment
By GAHRKTT I. HKBVIHS.
People aio always looking forward to
that good time coming when the pro
gress of Invention will free life from the
slavery of hard, grandtng, physical labor.
They are like a man loudly whistling
for his dog, and
then turning round,
find It wagging Its
tall at his heels.
Tho good time
coming Is already
here. The emanci
pation has actually
begun. The Invent
ors aro striking off
every day; but,
thousands of the
slaves of toll seem
to bo more' afraid,
or suspicious of
their deliverers than
This Is especially true of the one place
whero It ought not to be truo ut all,
ahd that Ib In tho household, The willing,
tlrolefs, giant of the machine does nearl
all tho mechanical work In. tho shops,
the manufactories, tho harvest fields,
and In the barns, but In the home, where
the burden rests upon thn hacks of
women, the emancipation bus been far
!es rapid and complete than It oiiRht
In looking ovsr thn list of testod and
approved devices for households uso
published every month 111 Good House
keeping Magaxlne, and collected from
time to time In the bulletins of Good
Housekeeping institute, and then observ
ing the relatively little uso that Is made
of these things In many thousands of
households, ono can only feel estonlshed
ut such an exhibition of blind ennsorvn
tlsm If It should not rather bo Colled
Certainly more than half the deadly
weariness that, overwhelms so many
women-could be avoided -If tho Inven
tions for their benefit were fully avallfd
or. Tho old, foolish prejudice against
machines sttll exists to a larncntable ox
tcnt In th household after It has disap
peared elsewhere, Thousands of unncces
sary steps and unnecessary movemonts
of tired muscles could -bo- saved every
day If women would only employ tho
means that Inventors have pjuiod t
Tho majority of them are not costly,
nnd It Ik a moderate estimate to say that
every dollar expended for such devices
will savo $2 worth of tlmo nnd labor. And
genrrany tno macuino uues um wuii "c
ter than it can be done by hand. It
Just run your eye over the lint t f
household devices that have already been
tested nnd found efficient, nnd then
codnt up the number that you yourself
employ. You may find that you are
away behind the age. You nmy dlscovrr
tho roason why your neighbor's house
looks smarter than yours, whllo sho her
self ban more tlmo to enjoy tho reallv
good things of life.
To tnko the first thing that conict to
mind what con bo more painful anion';
tho spectacles of common life than to
son n woman fin her knees sopping an
scrubbing u dirty floor? It Is a sight
thnt ought not to exist In any civilised
country, and there Is no longer nn
necessity for Its existence. All that abas
lug work can now ho done with ntttotuat c
floor scrubbers, which cost but a trifle,
I look out of a bac'k window, and
across the jnrds I sco a woiniUi i ufiilh
pulling and stretching upon her clothes
lines for half an hour mid then holding
l.er sides fiom sheer weariness end lack
of breath, and 1 feel like shouting to her
"For 75 cents you can get a device that
wilt avo youi nil that time and hard
Tho terror of life In a hot kitchen hns
btoji eliminated for those who have
learned to employ somn of the many
autoinatla heateis, cookers, bakers, broil
ers, washers, wringers, sprinklers, (roll
ers, coal sifters, etc., that modern In-
entlvn sclcnco has provided.
If you have electricity In .your house
you Will find that It Is the ntast wonder
ful servant that the imagination could
conceive, rnpable of turning Jts hand to
almost nny work, with tho aid of devices
that arn astonishing In their simplicity
The horrors of sweeping day have been
banished by vacuum cleaners, which scat
ter no dust and 'no germs. Kven a m,op
muy now bo wrung without stooping or
touching It with your hands, and your
sllverwaro can bo cleaned and brightened
alinoct in a mlnuto by galvanic action.
Clothes can bo washed without friction,
nnd Ironed vlth electric heat.
You can boll a pint of water for In
stant uso with a little devlco that might
be carried In the pocket; you can have
bread toafeted, CoffCn mndc, and eggs
boiled at your bedside, nnd you can get
a machlno that will wash, cleanse, puvlfy
and cool the air In your room without
making u draft or costing any labor of
These aro a few among hundreds of
benefits that household science- now of
ferswhy should anybody bo without
them? To possess them means economy
By KM i A WHKKIiKB WILCOX.
Copyright 1!12. by Star Publishing Co
"Of all the rhetorical commonplaces in
literature and conversation, none Is more
frequently n'peated than tho assertion
that love, as ("cplcted in a thousand novels
Hantc's lyre were strung too high end,
touched by his magic hand, gavo forth
harmonic overtones too' relestin) for
mundane cars to hear." Henry T. Fiuck,
In "Ilomantlo Iajyk and Personal Beauty."
This curious and Interesting old book.
which deals with all phases ahd attrl-
HAPPY THO' MARRIED ?
There are unhappy married lives, but a large percentage ol these "nnjPPJ
home ere due to the illnets ot the wife, mother or daughter. The fellns ol
nervousness, the befogged mind, the ill-tempcr, the pale end wrinkled face, hollow
nd circled eyes, result most often from those ditorders peculur to women. 1 or
the woman to be hsppy and good-looking she must nsturally have good health.
Draggiog-down feelings, hysteria, hot-flaihes or constantly "turning pains end
ehes-are too great drain upon woman's vital.tyW .trength. Dr. Pierce
Favorite Prescription restores weak and aick women to sound health by regu
latlog and correcting the local disorders which are generally responsible lor the
above distressing aymptomt.
. - i .nl - .V.- rtaat IhrM
IUI, ,o bad tht life was a mUery to m." writes Mb. B. r. Dicx
bvm. ofuScs, Ohio. Bout. . "lb. doctor, told m. I would hsy. to
tohplUlbifor. I would v b. Uttor. A ym. igo tWilnUr
Ed ."rln 1 w. won. th.n war Uor. At h Puffi If
on. In torment. I un th. mother of lx cMldr.ru I was fJfor
nv month, that ! know something- mint b done, m I wrote to Dr. K. v.
PlertelUri him nearly s I could bow I .utTed. He tl'r.l a
courW of treitm.ot which 1 folkrw.l to th. Utter. I took tw. bottJrt
ot ' FmrtVP wriptJon and on. of Coldw Modlr.l DUoovwy and a
fif tycont bottUof m.rt-Worf.' and bar. n.r .;ff.rri much .lnc
I t.h 1 eouia toll every ttifferin woman th. world over what abooo
Dr. PUrcV. medicine, sr.. Thar. I n. UM waU Urn. and money
doc tori cx with anything 1m or any on. '-
The Medical Adviier by R.V, Pierce, M. D., Buffalo,
N. Y answers hosts of delicate questions about which
even woman, single or nisrried ovght to know. Sent frit
lit, tuokovbtt. ou recei"' ol Jl stamp to pay lor wfappi-s ... ...-i,
and poems every year, has existed ut all J butes of love, has nothing whatever to
times, and In every
tablo as the moun
tains and the stars,
but romantic love
Is a modern senti
ment, less than a
thousand years old,
"Not till Dante's
'Vita Nuoya ap
peared was the gjr
pel of modern
love the romnntlc
adoration of a
maiden by a youth
revealed for the
first tlmo In dcfl
Is always In advance of Its age, In emo
tions as well aa In thoughts, and tho
feeling experienced by Dante were ob
viously not shared by his contemporaries ' shallow that It can be seen through at a
say of plutonlc love.
It Is to be supposed that the man who
i made such an exhaustive study of the
'affectlonal nature of man In all ages
believed, with' the writer of this article
thnt there Is no such sentiment ns plu
tonlc love. The following, letter, -therefore,
contains a question which cannot bo
"Will ou nlcase Rive me a foil ex.
I I lunation of plotonlc love through tho
I columns of your paper? I know this Is a.
' very deep subject, and one which Is dis
cussed very often, but all of my friends
' seem to have a different opinion of what
they think it Is. Kor this reason I sub
mit It to you. What Is platbnlc love?
i "WOMAN llUADHn,"
So plaloule love Is a deep" subject!
I beg leave to differ with my ques
tioner on this point.
In truth, t hold platonle love to- be so
who found them too subtle and sub
limated for their comprehension. And, in
fact, they were too ethereal to quite
i-coi respond with reality The strings of
It does not oxlst.
There is no such thing.
There Js a friendship posslb.e
tween man nnd woman. It Is s mental
ciiiurudeslitp, or admiration which dues
not call for actual association.
This man and woman nrn quite satis
fied to hear of each other's health, hap
piness and success. Months, or even
years, may Intervene without their meet
ing, and they feel no sense of loss or
loneliness. At times the thought may
flash across either mind that It would bo
pleasant to meet and exchanges greet
ings. Hut there la no pain In separa
tion. If either hears of the other's mis
fortune, loss or failure In any project,
there Is genuine regret and sympathetic
When they meet, there Is mutual pleas
ure and exchange of Ideas and experi
ences, but no pain at parting, and no
necessity Is felt by cither for n fixed
date of meeting again.
-Tho moment that necessity Is feit
by either one. friendship has crossed 'tho
A man or woman may entertain a half
dozen or a score of suoh friendships, uc.
cording to his or her capabilities of
human Interest. A woman msy enjoy
meeting ine man 'occasionally ,for his
wit, another for his wisdom, uuother for
, his Knowledge of tho world, nhother for
his agreeable social qualities. Not one
Is nf cessary to hwf life yet hV. contribute
I to It- cnteitaliiliiint fU would be gla l
would pay every housewjfe to Instruct
herself concerning theso innumerable de
vices, and then. If she does not employ
them to savo her own weary back, teach
her servants how to uso them Intel
ligently. The l ouse In which labor-saving
machines abound is cleaner, healthier
and more cheerful for their presence.
of the good fortunes of any one, sorry
for his misfortune.
Sho would do any favor consistent with
good taste for any one of them. Sho
would be saddened by the death of nny
ono of them, yft tho loss would not
Health ia the foundation of all good
looks. Tho wise woman realizes this
and takes precautions to preservo her
health and strength throuch tho pe
j rlod of child bearing. Sho remains
I pretty mother by avoiding as far as
possible the suffering and dangers of
'such occasions. This cvory woman
may do through the use of Mother's
shadow her llff. '
This is my Idea of wholesome, sincere Friend, a remedy that has been so Ions
friendship hetween man and woman. Jq use, and accomplished BO nluch
it Is in no sense piatqnlc love. . good, that It is In no aenso an cxperl-
When a man becomes in any way ncccs-
sary to a woman, or a woman to a man,
tho tie Is no longer mere "friendship."
nor can Bny trumped-up makeshift of
"platonlsm" disguise Its real nature
When any human being becomes n
pait of your plans for pleasure or hnppl
niss each day, or each week, or each
month, there Is danger ahead for you.
ment, but a preparation which always
produces the best results. It ia for
external application and so penetrating
in Its nature as to thoroughly lubricato
every muscle, nerve and tendon In
volved during the period before baby
comes. It aids naturo by expanding
the Bkln and tissues, relieves tender-
if that being is of tho opposite sex nnd ness and soreness, and perfectly prc
not related to you by blond tics. pares the system for natural and safe
However mental, spiritual or high- motherhood. Mother's Friend has been
minded a man and woman may be, there used and endorsed by thousands ot
can be no continued pleasure In repeated ' mothers, and Its use will prove a com-
association' wnicn oooi not, contain on , fort and benefit
element of the senses.
Selfish, self-indulgent men will toll you
thero Is not a word of truth In what I
say dear madam; but tho know vory
word of It is true. And If you allow any
one of them to undertuke to prove thn i
existence of "platonltr love" to you, you,
too, will ilnd tc your 'sorrow how ror
reel my estimate Is.
, ion ana ueneni i y
drug stores. Write for free book fc
expectant mothers, which contalui.
much valuable Information.
1RA.DFIEL0 REGULATOR CO., AtUata, G,