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THE BKK: OMAHA, SATUBDAV, APRIL 12, 1013.
The ec jme agazirxp p)a
By BEATRICE! lAIRFAX.
H Is Jealousy's peculiar nature
To swell small things to great, nay. out
Tn conjure much: and then to lose lt
Amid the hideous phanto-n It has form'd.
"Jeslousy," some one once wisely wrote.
"Is said to be the offspring- of love. Yet
unless the parent make haste to strangle
the child the child will iio rest until It
hath poisoned the parent."
The heart of a man and the heart of a
maid are capricious thins. They meet,
they love; with the confession of love '
there Is a profession of faith.
"You cannot make me Jealous," one
thyn to the other In the few Intervals
rhe sweet silence of love-making Per- i
mlta for rational conversation, "because
I have faith In you."
"And I In you," says the other.
The days go by, their profession rf faltn
lfc perhaps two weeks old. He sees Her
walking with Another, and Another, so i
capitalized, always means one of hts owi
He grows hot and cold with wrath. He
doe's not consider that the man may have
overtaken her nt the lost corner and will
liavo her -at the next. ' He swells "small.)
things to great," and loses all reason.
It was not an accident It wa-i an ap
pointment! She Is false'. All girl's are
false! He has been duped by a girl! Thus
he-reasons, or, rather, conclude without
reasoning, and he straightway accused
Her fafth In their mutual profession
1ms been fo pretty, so far above all that
Ik petty and unjust, that she Is shocked
and hurt. She discovers that It Is not a
pod sho loves, but an ordinary, suspicious
Perhaps she Is the first to be touched
with green eyes. Maybe they go to a
dance, and he dances with another girl
too' often to please her. She accuses htm
on the way home of loving the "other
girl. He is amused at her Jealousy, tak
ing It aa proof that she loves him. He
is also flattered.
But whichever It Is the first sees the
other through green oyer, this Is the re
sult; Faith 'has been shattered. There
enters Into their love an element of sus
picion, and of all emotions the human
heart Is heir to suspicion is the hardest
to overcome, and it is never killed.
"Love," says Charles Caleb Cotton,
"mny exist without Jealousy, although
this Is rare: but Jealousy may exist with
out love, and this is common, for Jeal
ousy can feed on that which Is bitter, no
less than on that which Is sweet, and is
sustained by pride as often as by affec
tion. Bo I ask of the young men and young
women who come to me with their talcs
of Jealousy that they be sure of them
selves. Perhaps their Jealousy Is not
the offspring of love, but the child of
pride. It hurts to see one they had
claimed as their own showing marks of
friendliness for another, and Jealousy Is
Or, more often than one ever admits,
they are controlled by the same passion,
that led the dog. In the manger to dis
pute "possession wjth the' cow. He did
not want the hay for himself; but he
didn't want any one else to have It.
Many of the authors of these letters,
If honest, will confess that it is not love
for the object which has aroused their
jealousy, but the fear that some one
else may take possession.
But whatever the sentiment at the
fbundatlon of jealousy, beware of it. To
every one who is experiencing Its pangs,
I make this plea: Have faith.
Do not be unreasoning or unreason
able. Do not Jump at conclusions. Do
not reach a verdict without a fair trlSjLl
If a lover strays, an attitude of indif
ference, or pleased Interest, will bring
tfiat lover -back,- where reproaches would
Give a lover the right to look at others,
and alt desire to look will cease.
If you would have love stay, treat It
well, remembering always that "unless
ons make haste to strangle jealjousy,
jealousy will poison love."
Man Exterminates the Wild Beasts One By One
presence of man imposes.
The elephant, on account of Us teach
ability and Us capacity for useful wnra,
vl;l probably long survive In certain
eastern countries as a domesticated nnl
i tun' hut its wild life Is nearly at'an end.
Its precious Ivory tufka are naturo's 'alal
Kilt lo It ,
The grtat pr'trly hear has alti)oM dlv
apeacd. and eery animal clothed w.th
a .tltiti that can be turned Into a rus or
coat is remorselessly hunted down.
When tho aiilms's fought one another
to ext.notton they did it only for the
saU of food. Hut the lenulty and the
cvci'-gnw!ng wants of man have made
him a more terrible enemy, because he
seeks frcm his v'etlms not only food, but
(lolling and soft fura'for hlntalf and
his mate, and elegant rug for his floors,
and horni and antlers to adorn his wnl'.
and feathers to make Ray his feitlval
A HEItD OF WILD PIQS BEING FED IN INDIA,
Married Women Who Work
By GARRETT P. SERVISS.
If It were possible to have iv motion
picture summing up, say In an hour's
time, the changes that the living formi
Inhabiting thin globe have undergone
since the earliest ages, the exhibition
would be astonishing beyond all words.
There would flit before our eyes an
endless iprocesilon of strange beasts,
gradlally emerging from the waters and
overspreading the land, and taking on
the shapes rendered necessary by alter.i.
tlon of environment and change of the
conditions of life.
Therj would , be the flrst amphib
ians, llvine Indifferently In water or In .
air; then the great reptiles of etraor-
dlnary size and ferocious appetite; next
the flying dragons, ' birds with' reptilian 1
claws and teeth; then the huge monster-
of tertiary time:- and finally men with his
early companions, the mammoth and the
At every stage it would be seen that I
the animals fed upon one another, and
that some species were thus driven Into
practical extinction, but. until the arrival i
of man, there would be no evidence of the
Interference of any agency above tho '
ordinary tendencies of nature.
But man, with Ills active bruin, would
be found taking a hand, on his own ac
count, and upon a systematic plan, in
the future evolution of the llfo of tha
globe. He would be scon gradually alter
ing the character and the forms ol
various animals by subjecting them to his
rule. -Then" domesticated animals would
first make their appearance, and the. na
ture of the horse, 'the lox and other
creatures would undergo a remarkable
change under hts KuMnceT
And when the vast filmrHad been un
rolled almost to its'-end, 'man would be
seen driving Into extlnqtlon'tnahy animals
which, but for his ar'rJvnV'rolght have
continued for ages..to-lnhaV)Uthe earth.
This would be, In many Respects, the most
dramatic part of the exhibition.
Even when he had no better weapons
By WINIFRED BIjACIC
The stenographer Is cross, very cross.
She thinks the world Is a cruel place full
of bitter Injustice, and she won't speak to
the woman at the next desk because
the thinks t It a t
woman has no
light to be at thnt
desk at all
ay the slcnag
tnpher. "and she
ought to slay at
home with her bun
band. I wanted
that Piace fur m
Old you. Indeed
did you so Well,
sIMer will have to
look . for another
pivot , for this
stenoghapher Is tin-
He fnakes the animals that have not' usually good and 1 don't believe the man
bia'.ns enough to match Ills cunning pa' I who pays her salary knowa whether
tv'th their lives and the garniture thnt j she's married or not. ur cares,
nature gave them for his selfish lit'lui-, He is paying so much n week for so
tience. Ills luxurious tastes, and his toy . much work and that stenographer can
in the exercise of the Irresistible powers : give It to him, and that's all he wants to
of destruction with which his auperlo.' , know. Why should ho want to know
Intelligence has furnished htm, ' more?
IKIt there. Is one wild animal, the tear-1 Ability! What has that to do with It?
Bhe is clever though she is married; Is
your sister as capable as she?
And there ydu are with a decent home,
a good mother and a fairly considerate
brother how dare you keep that place of
jours when the little Itellly girl hasn't a
soul In the world to help her but has an
Invalid brother to take care of?
Business Is buslnessl Why, so I think,
and I don't see what business it is either
of jours or the boss whether tho girl
who takes his dictation is married or
single, white of green, blue-eyed or
brown, an old maid or a grass widow so
long as she doss his work and does It
well at the salary he can afford to pay.
Besides, how do you know why that
married woman Is working?
Do you know her husband?
Do you know hej personally nt nil?
Perhaps she's the worst housekeeper ',
In the world and one of the best stenog
raphers; why should she do work she
can't do and hates worse than poison
when she can Just as well do work she
likes and Is t stnr In?
There's the woman who does your
pretty shirt waists that look so well on
you. Is she married? Bliu is and you let
her work for you? For shame send her
paokltif and get a single woman tills
THE RESULT OF A WILD BOAK HUNT ON THE ESTATES OF AHCHDUKE JOSEPH OF AUSTRIA.
than bows and arrows, and spears and
traps, man succeeded In exterminating
from Europe the wild ox, the terrible
aurocliD. - With tho Invention of modern
guns he has carried on the slaughter
until animals of the greatest Interest,
many of which could have been rendered
harmless without being driven out of
e"xlso"nce, have rapidly disappeared.
, When We redd accounts of the vast
herds of buffalos that less than a cen
tury ago roamed over the plains and hills
of the far west, numbering probably mil
lions In the aggregate, it seems .Impos
sible that a few Individuals, kept In
menageries, and on speplal reservations, ;
are all that now remain.
Lions and tlgerx. though still numerous
In fcumu regloiiH, have been decimated uy
their huniun hunters, and tho tlmo Is uti.
doilhtcdly coming when they will ii'lmosl
have disappeared. The,ro Is sotilethlr.tr tn
the mere presence of man and' his work
which seems inimical to manj of th;
most Interesting wild animals. Thoy fice
from him panic-stricken. Tho changei
brought about In the face of nature by
activities are fatal to them. They cannot
alter their ways of life rapidly enough
to meet the now conditions which the
less boar, which has deflod, with unusual
success, tho destructive propensities of
man. In Its forest fastnesses It presents
,a gallant picture of bold Independence
and sturdy self-reliance. Its superb fight
Ing qualities may even save It from utter
extinction, for merciless as man Is, he
'admires a brave foe, and In India a ipe
clen of boar is furnished With food (n
order that Its numbers may bo main
tained, nut this Is only done for the
nut she does the clothes so well, you
ray, she Js so reliable, always there on
lime. What has that to do with It, pray
tell me? She'a married' Isn't she? Well,
then, to the outer rgons with hor. Get
nr. old maid, no matjer how badly she
washes and how much her work look as
If It had been sat on for days befor one
brings It home.
The little, delicatessen woman, where
you get that good sliced ham to take
home and those little frosted cake that
go so well with a cup of tea, she's mar
lied. Why don't you leave her Jiean,
neat, orderly little shop and go to Ihe
1 frowsy one around the corner; there's a
I man In charge there, a married man ho
supports a woman I suppose In the back
Your dressmaker Is married her ivia
band drinks; well, that's no excuse for
taking the bread out of, the mouth of
all these customers If she was clever
enough and Industrious enough to do It
She had no business to marry a drunk
ard. The milliner, she's married, and her
buyer Is her husband, and they do say
he married her because she offered him
such a good, permanent Job.
Why. the world Is full of them, these
braxen married women working rlSht
along and worklnc well, too, Just as It
there wasn't a single girl to be looked
out for anywhere alive.
Bold creatures, with children depending
on them, too; some of them boys they are
trying to educate, little girls they want
lo bring up right, old mothers that must
be'taken car of. and "he" doesn't -want
to help do that.
Married women who would have to live
with "his folks" and take order from
tho whole family If they didn't earn their
right to their own roof by their own
Married women with Invalid husbands,
married women with worthless husbands,
married women who like their work and
know bow to do It, and who ought to go
on doing It as long as they want o,
whether you or your sister likes It or not
Wake up, little stenographer; you and
your sister aren't tho only ones to be
thought of on earth. You can't black a
woman's teeth and shave her head and
put her behind soma kind ot bars just
becauss she's married, not In this coun
try. You'll have to get a ticket for a sea
voyage before you enn do that.
And by the time you get money enough
to do tbat you may be married yourself,
and then, maybe, you won't want' to even
think of It.
The Tweed Eing
Bjr REV. THOMAS B. GREGORY.
It was thirty five years ago Aprl 12,
U78-that the great "Boss" died. The ad
jectlve Is not out of place, for'r.''RrnV'
tho man certnlnly was In his line. '
Advice to the Lovelorn
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
Tweed was born
In New York City
sake of "sport," the sport of "plg-stlck- ln "1B ,"n""
Ing," and the care that tho animals gee wn" ,a, halnJ? ,'r'
Is the same that was given to the glad-, ttt trnd0 ,lnf
lators In ancient Borne. 'son also worked
until ne lounn
something mora to
Is the story of
young Tweed's rise
Ella Wheeler Wilcox Says : You Must Have Faith in
Yourself to Win the Success You Hope to Achieve
He Needs Snubbing?.
Dear Miss Fairfax: A young woman
with whom I am employed Is desperately
In love, with the same young man with
whom I am In love.
He shows each of ua. the same atten
tion, and .when the two of ua are together
he, treats us alike; but still when he
taker me out 'alone, he tells mo that I
am the -only g(rl he loves, and when hp
takes my friend out he tells her tha
Shall T refuse his attentions, as I ami'vnur ftWn resDonsl
very fond of the other young woman f"r ow " r"""
and would willingly give her the chanc blilty, and j-our unT
If you so advise? UNDECIDED, j limited powers,"
He Is' the most dettstable of all crea- Bi:t when I tell
tures a man flirt You will do your friend ymi hpw I have
iiu niiiuiicsa uy BiviiiK ner a ciear mciu,
slnco to- win him means only to win
Why not put your .two 'heads together
and devise' some scheme of teaching him
By ELLA WHEELER WILCOX.
(Copyright, 1913, by Star Co.)
A man who asked a friend for finan
cial help, received It; and the friend In
dulged In a little encouraging talk In ad
dition to the loan.
"You must have
more faith in
yourself," he said,,
"and must realize
that the Whole
matter of - success
is In ydurself "You
can succeed ln-splte
ot .everything, and
everybody Jf you
fully come Into
Give Each Other Time.
Dear Miss Fairfax: I am placed in a
very embarrassing position. I have be-1
love and feel positive that It Is either
her or none. She does not reciprocate,
hut likes me only as a friend and will
not give me any hope for the future.
Shall I persist or desist?
Dear Mist Fairfax; About nine months
ago I met a young man six years my sen-;
lor. He called, on me once every two
weeks and promised to call every week
within a few more weeks. He haa told ,
me he loves me or he would not call to i
see me, as he lives quite some distance
from me. Now, as he has not spoken to I
me about any engagement, I am at a loss
as what his Intentions are. I hava many
chances, but do not care to have the
young men call on account of this other
gentleman, and since I love this young,
man very much. I do not care to give
him up unless I find out that he has no
serious Intentions and so Is wasting my
time. Would it be proper to ask him hts"
Intentions? E. H.
You are making tns misiAKt ot letung
him monopolise your time when he hasn't
Ihe right. Let him occasionally find an
other man there. Give yourself the
pleasure of going out with others, and If
he cares (or you the fear of losing you
rill bring him to time.
Dear Miss Fairfax; My baby was born
on the th of February. 112. Will you
!eaie tell me when will her birthday be?
M. J. L.
Htr next birthday will be February SI,
116. You cannot figure It out anv niher
the man began,
"and how little en
couragement I' have had, and how peo
ple have wronged me,", but the friend
stopped him. ,
"Every thought of that kind you en
tertain and every word you utter Is so
much energy wasted and mental force methods of some competitor, you are los-
dlsslpated In useless, unproductive ways.
"No human being can handloap an
other, unless that other lets hts mind
power lie unused; or employs it wronglj","
he said, and he spoke the truth.
Self-pltj. harsh Judgments of others,
envy, Jealousy, doubt, mental Indolence.,
weak longings for more than you have
won by strong endeavor, all these things
prevent more men from becoming suc
cessful than all tho unjust conditions
which exist in our industrial systems.
Waste of thought is the most common,
waste which exists, and' there is no ex
travagance so far reaching and so vaat
In Its devastating results.
For thought Is the God-given power
which was raeqnt for man to use con
struct! velj', and to, have, and be, and do
whatever he wished.
If you ure a merchant, waste no time
or breath In talking about the dishonesty
and uuworthlness of your r(va,ts In busi
If you .are a physician, or, a. beamy
specialist, or a dressmaker, or- teacher of
wisdom, the same advice applies to you.
All the vitality you can draw from apace
keep to make your own methods success
ful. Ksrh time Yu Indulge In criticism, and
backbiting, or In open denunciation of the,
ing ground yourself,
This Is the law and you cannot change
I have known a physician to devote the
greater part ot his time while calling on
patients, or while they were In his In
stitution, to the disparagement ot brother
doctors whose Ideas did not coincide with,
There am metaphysicians who are
similarly Inclined even though such a pro
cedure is In contradiction of the laws tlnj!
teaoh. Hut whllo It Is a simple matter
to teach phtlosotfhj', it Ih very difficult to
make; it a part of our dally working
Every time we stop In our appeal foi
'strength and aid to criticise a fellow man.
who follows some other line of procedure,
we ttirn off the current the Divine Elec-'t'rltlan-
ha's.nlways In working order for
There la room for every sincere soul
op God's co,rth.
No one can crowd another. No one can
Injure another's business.
You alone can injure or Interfere with
your own affairs, and tho surest way to
do It Is to interfere with the affairs' of
Wish every man godspeed No matter
If he opens a place of business next door
to you fn direct competition with you,
wlsh him godspeed.
Bay to him and Bay to yourself, "There
is room for good workers everywhere.
Wo nro like two stars lit space, and one
does not Interfere with the other's light.
We only give the world more light."
It iay be hard work to bring yourself
Into this state of mind, but once you ar
rive there you will be conscious of new
power, new force.
If j-otir competitor Is on a lower plane
and opened hla business merely to Injure
you, rest assured this attitude of mind
will have tenfold the power to overcomo
his efforts that n resentful and defiant
cne would have.
Conserve your forces. Nothing dissi
pates them Ilka flaw-picking. Think
jbout your own splendid possibilities and
let your mind rrnch out for new Ideas
aiid (now developments In what j'nu are
doing, not back and down, seeking flaws
In what your competitors are doing.
Let other urtlsts pnlnt, let other authorx
write, other merchants sell, other actors
act and other singers sing. Wish them
all glory, success, happiness
Lift your soul to tho vustness of space
and refuse to be petty and smull and
Jealous and critical.
Ask for all the force, all the light, all
the wisdom that Is being stored up for
your case. Receive It, and go j-our way.
to shop keeper,
foreman of the
"Big Six Engine," aldermnn, congress
man, supervisor, reboot commissioner,
street department commissioner, stats
senator, commissioner of public worka of
the city of New York.
In Tweed was appointed to the de
partment of street commissioner, and
then It was that the "ring" began to
take sape. The virtual head of the de
partment, he extended the expenditures
for ''Improvements" and created the
Advertising Is a powerful Incentive, but
there are successful men who do busi
ness on pneumatto tires.
Even the clever chap who can 'pull rab
bits out of an empty hat has to work to
gst me money.
Ths fair flirt believes In being fair to
If you want to make a woman nervous,
tell her a secret.
Checker playing, on Its merits, seems
to bo a waste of time; yet such mental
discipline sometimes makes a good horse
A New Job for Martin I.utlier.
The little woman, who occupied a seat
Close to the lecturer on a. rubber-neck
wagon which was bowling down Four
teenth street In Washington one day, was
curious, cthe was determined to get her
money's worth out of the trip. The
was on was passing the famous statue ot
Martin Luther, which stands on a tri
angle near a Lutheran church.
"On your left," said the lecturer, as
suming a pose which would have dons
credit to Solomon. 'Is the statue of Mar
tin Luther." .
"Who was Martin Luther?" aaked the
"Why." replied the lecturer In disdain,
"nev. Dr, Luther, the first pastor of this
places which gave htm an enormous in
fluence. Gradually the ring developed Itself, and
by Ifirft held almost every department of
the elty In Its grasp. In IMA ths great
rst schemo of robbery began the bullU
lnif the new county court house. It was
to" cost not over 2M,G00; but before 1371.
whllo It was still unfinished, It had cojt
Yn 1879 the power of auditing aceounts
was taken from the supervisors and
vested In certain city offices that were
filled by friends of the ring. All restraints
on fraudulent bills . were thus removed.
and the way was open to every kind of
rascality, mils amounting to $$,000,000
were passed at the first and only mktflpg
of the hoard of audit. Of this amount
11,000,000 was traced directly to Tweed's
A secret account of the money thus
paid out was kept In the auditor's office
and during the winter of 1S70-71 a clerk
stealthily copied Its Items and showed
them tn a bitter enemy at Tammany.
That was enough and the end of the ring
was at hand.
The enemy of Tammany gave the news
to a New York newspaper, and In July,
1871, the news Was published.
Instantly a storm or excitement wag
created, and an Investigation followed.
Fortunately, the man and the hour met,
and through the determined efforts of
Samuel J. Tlldeu the frauds were ex
posed and the ring overthrown,
Tweed was brought' to trial on the
charge of grand larceny and forgery,
convicted, and on November 22, 1873, was
sentenced to twelve years' Imprisonment
and a fine of 8I7.S00.
In 1875 the "Boss." with the help of
his friends, managed to escape, where
upon he fled to Spain. His lease of free
dom was a short one. however. He was
captured the following year, brought
back to New York City and died In Lud
low street Jail. April 12,1871.
Never yet hss there been on this earth
a human being who was either all good
ci all bad. With every one of us, it is
perfectly true, as Bhskespeare puts It,
that "our life Is of a mingled yarn, good
and ill together." Hence there Is noth
ing Improbable in the testimony of many
who know hlrn that Tweed was, despite
his rascality, a "ulghearted, generous
man. possessing extraordinary Influence
over all with whom he came In contact."
Mr. Jack Thought Twice
Copyright, 1918, International News 8ervlce.
Drawn for The Bee by J. Swinnerton
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