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THE lKVs: OMAHA. FJilDAY, A PHIL
Nursing Own Opinions
By DR. CHARLES H, PARKIIURST.
Ths average wan It more Riven to
nursing his opinions han to searching
for tho troth. Ills cplhloni mar be mora
or laaa accordtnir to the truth or not at
alt ao. That la not
concerns htm. Hla
Interest la In what
ha thinks, rather
than In the suf
ficiency or inauffl
c I e n e y ef the
grounds that Ma
thinking Is baaed
What a man
thlnka la Terr eon
Iderebly a matter
of accident. He la
likely to absorb hta
opinions from his
expressed It In his
terse way by sav
ins; that "every one Is a quotation from
his ancestors." It la easier to take opln
lohs that to make them, just as It Is
, easier to Inherit money than It Is to
Or It may be that he breathes In his
ideas from the atmosphere of the times.
Certain notions are floating; in the air
and caught up In the process of respira
tion. Opinions also take their shape and com
plexion from one's natural temperament.
It is easier to go with the temperament
than against It. It Is natural to believe
what it is least difficult to believe. The
spirit of Indolence runs (through a man's
entire system, physical and Intellectual
more the latter than the former. Where
one can find ten men who are not afraid
to work not more than one can be found
who la really willing; to use his mind.
Mentally, therefore, he follows the line
of least resistance.
The disposition with which one Is born
joes far, therefore, to determine with
what school of political or religious
doctrine he will ally himself. In that
sense one can be said to be born a repub
lican or a democrat or a mugwump, born
a Protestant or a Catholic. ' We can go
still further and say that Some people
bring their Presbyterianism or their Wes
leyanlsm or their Episcopacy Into the
world with them. They may suppose
that their particular, denominational af
filiation has been determined by some in
dependent deliberation of their own. They
are probably mistaken. The presumption
is that' they have slid into their de
nomination by the brainless operation of
soma kind of gravity.
Aa a natural consequence of all thlsy
the Influences under which we put our)
selves will be those that are congenial to
the opinions that have been accidentally
or temperamentally ueveiopea in us, ana
thus Instead of being 'made more and
mors broadly ' wise, : we are made more
and mors narrowly opinionated. So that
If I happen Jo be a republican I shall
subscribe tali republican newspaper, and
be made, day after day, more deeply sot ;
In the groove that parental influence or
native disposition carved out for me: and i
therefore If I read such a paper Mi tlmea
In the year and follow It un for ten or '
twenty years I become practically Incom- !
petent to appreciate any thought that is
not cut to the republican model. The
same holds, of course, of Journals of any '
other political complexion.
The same restricting Influence Is ex- ;
erted by limiting one's regard to any
one specific type of religious literature. I
It becomes necessary sometimes to de- !
dare war against our constitutional .
proclivities. It Is with this matter of
mental appetite as It Is with the kind of j
appetite that a man -brings with him to
his dinner table. For him to confine
himself to those dishes which he Par
ticularly relishes Is unhygienic. It will
result In the oversupply of certain parts
of h's system and the under-feeding of
the rest. If a person Is 111 and resents
the medicine his physician prescribes be
cause offensive to his taste, the reply
made is that it is ju.t that distasteful
quality that adapts the medicine to his
patient's condition of invalidism.
If yo" rend the market copy of a
friend's book you learn to know your
frlet.d, for he marks only what he like. I
and that ojf which he was already suf-i
flclvnlly and perhaps over-sufflctcntly !
possessed without reading the hook. j
Likewise, church-grers screen the con- '
tents of the discourse through the meshes I
of their doctrinal disposition, taking home I
With them the Mll-floim which aareeji with I
their opinions and which thercfore. they
did net need, and re.lectlnr such as do not
fnll In with their theological taste, which
were probably the, only parts of the dls-
course that they did need. So that ad
dressing congregational dlaingenuousnes
becomes to the preacher a process that I
is very much'ilke wading up stream. I
The same difficulty-confronts a manat--1
Ing editor. Wl-nn he has built up a con-
stltuency on the basis of a certain set or !
ideas unless he Is possessed of more than ,
the usual Independence of purpose he b-- :
comes the slave, of that const'tuency. HI
readers cxpHot to have those ideas served 1
out to them from day to day and resent 1
tht presentation of anything different .
They are like a man who goes to a ,res- !
taurant and ordrs terrapin and the waiter 1
serves him herring. He gets his next'
dinner elsewhere. j
That constitutes considerable of the!
charm there Is In talking to children
Their minds are full o
Music as Beauty's
So Saya Ruth Chatterton
and Urges Beauty Seekers
to Worship at Its Shrine
points There Is In .them none of that
mass of a-cumulnted opinion that serves
as a wall upon which words of Instruc
tion beat fruitlessly, or rather, ns a bat
tery that empties Its guns In retaliation
upon doctrinal or educational assault.
It Is fo.- that reason that children gather
Read it Here See it at the Movies.
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Bv special arrangements for this paper
S photo-drama corresponding to the in
stallments of "Runaway June" may now
be seen at the leading moving picture
theaters. By arrangement with the Mu
tual Film Corporation it Is not only po.
alble to read "Runaway June" esoh
week, but also afterward to see moving
pictures Hiustrating our ssory-
Copyright. U16. by Serial Publication
Corporation. , .
June, the bride of Ned Warner, im
pulsively leaves her husband on their
honeymoon because she begins to realise
that she must be dependent on him lor
money. Bhe desires to be independent.
June b pursued by Gilbert Blye, a
wealthy married man. Bhe escapes from
his dutches with difficulty. Ned searches
ilstractedlv for June, and, learning of
B'ye'a designs, vows vengeance on him.
After many ad ventures June is rescued
Irom river pirates by Durban, an artist.
Tbe Spirit of the Marsh.
" CHAPTER llI.-Continued.)
"I am to remove these tapestries, sir."
he reported, setting his ladder up by the
bide of one of them.
'The dickens you are!'' exclaimed Dur
ban In surprise. "Gctout!"
"It was the madam's orders, sir."
"Oh:" Durban looked at his wife slowly.
"Tou may take them down, Oscar," said
Mrs. Durban quietly, and both the artist
nd his wife were silent while the
tapestries were removed.
"Vivl. I don't understand," pussled her
husband. "I don't see why you'd remove
important things without consulting me,"
And he glanced at June, who had re
turned to the house to resume her nap.
Her eyes were closed, although she, was
The woman's thin went up.
"Bennet, dear, this la my bouse."
"Oh, yes, to be sunt!" He walked very
juietly back to his big canvas and studied
it for a long time withe ut seeing it at
June was not only shocked, but filled
with compassion. She understood as the
msn could not the reason for the
astounding change In the woman. The
sudden acquisition of property had
transformed her entire nature, bad given
her, a disxy haughtiness, had twisted her
View until she placed an utterly false
sluatlon upon herself and upon every
thing around her- Money again. Always
Officer Dowd walked into the police
station just aa the desk sergeant with
the sausage shaped red mustache gave
way to one witn a blue eye and a blue
chin, and the new incumbent greeted
Offleer Down with effusive cordiality.
"What's bringing you Into my district?
Or ars you off duty?"
"Daa, you got a girl here by the name
of Ross Hesper that claims to know me.
ind I Just dropped In to mug her."
"You caa look them all over If you've
time," granted the .sergeant, and Dowd
walked back into the cell room. "Rose
Keeper's In cell, ."
"Why, hello, Marie!" exclaimed Dowd.
"What you in for?"
Marie looked up with a Jerk.
There's a little friend of l .ine here.
that fact to
Beauty to, me is the psychology of one's
self. Of course that means that I be
lieve flimly In person magnetism, and I
do. because it absolutely forces unottrac-
1 tlve uolnts into the background, suborr
knowledge so much more rapidly than ! "nating unpleasant things, so that only
adults. When they ask questions they the more pleasing points are visible. .
i wmian -,nf tn i,n. Th if I soy that someone Is beautiful, to
i. .41..!- .i . ... .i. i me that nfrson rce'ly appears so.
hav. ir..rtv hnl in.. I- there happened to be a question of unat
,i -., wni.' ii.... - tractive features In n cose where
understanding, kept-'wide open insisted beauty was p sm.y """ t
Is grist that comes to' their 'ouid prooamy oe iook...
j further for whst I saw to admire. ...
i Kometlmes I think one has to delve Into
i i i .i j things for beauty, because the obvious is
not always the universally sought tr
' and desired thing, to be attained, I be
' lieve that there Is always beauty If one
' looks hard enough for It. and after we
: find a thing beautiful it. never again ap-
pears ugly and sordid. Perhaps If we
' nsrrow a thing down wefind that after
i all beauty la nothing' more nor less
than love, because love glorines a tning
The most satisfactory medium for
too," she explained. "It was all
take. I'm in an awful hurry!"
"Walt a minute." And Officer Dowd
stalked out to the desk. "Well, Dan, you
got the wrong parties," he announced.
I "What's against my friend. Rose Hes
"Copping a motorboat last night," said
, the sergeant, looking at the blotter.
"Wrong party," " returned , Dowd
promptly. "I waa with Rose Hesper my
self last night, her and her little friend,
and we didn't leave the cafe till nearly
The sergeant made an entry on the
Til tell that dock watchman it s an
"Will he stand for It?" Dowd asked.
"If he don't we'll push him off the
dock," calmly stated the sergeant "Joe.
bring out 6 and 17."
Five was out first and displayed her
"Where's your little friend?" asked Of
ficer Dowd, waiting and glancing past a
dejected looking little chauffeur with a
tlnk mustache who came through the cell
"That's hlin." snd Marie Introduced
The big policeman and the little chauf
feur glared at each other a moment,
while the cheek bones of Marie grew red
Henri looked about him wistfully.
"I am happy that I have met you, M.
Dowd." He bowed politely. "Now we
go. Mile. Marie."
Marie displayed her friendly smile to
Henri and then to Officer Dowd.
"Won't you come with us?" she Inquired
"You'll come with me!" he blurted and
grabbed her by the arm.
Bill Wolf called up Honorla Blye.
"Oot him!" he triumphantly yelled.
"Kay, listen. I Just done a fine piece of
work. I sleuthed the other party's detec
tives. They got the girl's dog, and
they've spotted your husband's limousine.
Join me in front of the Blakely building
and I'll lead you to them."
At the same moment Ned's detectives
were telephoning the same Information to
the anxious group in the Warner apart
ments. "Didn't I tell you we'd find a due?"
exclaimed Jria Blethering and sobbed to
relieve her feelings.
The little runaway bride was a picture
which would have held the eye of any
ui mm ana lmr ump in ine ingienooK
-with the flare of the flames dancing
about her. The filmy negligee had slipped
from one smooth, round shoulder and her
pretty head, with tbe wavy hair 'rippling
back from her brow, rested upon a taper
ing whits arm. She suddenly awoka un
der Durban's Intense gase and, flushing,
hastily drew the negligee In place.
"You've spoiled it!" cried Durban. "My
rlrlt ef ths Marsh! Come here!" He
caught her hand and raised her.
He led her. bewildered, before the big
canvas, where, crudely Indicated by a few
rough strokes of the crayon, the "Hpirtt
of the Marsh" hovered over her domain.
iTo lie Continueu Toiuoiro.
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Love and Spring Bonnets
lly lKmOTHY 1H.X.
"Do you know why t litre is always such
a bunch of weddings Just after Kaster?"
Inquired the Bookkeeper. '
"In the spring a young man's fancy
lightly turns to
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By RUTH CHATTEKTON
I know that a great many people have
denied any mcan'ng In personal beauty.
f interrogation I but mHlw 1 feci that I must emphasize
beauty Is music. Music Is all embracing
and soul satisfying. There Is nothing In
the world like It. snd It drapes Its color
and warmth about everything so that
ex-en a semblance of physical perfection
Is ofter reached. Muslo seems to em
brace everything," too. It speaks of the
Inner self when the medium of speech
Is Inadequate. I have known personally
of people who were plain almost to ugli
ness, but who had been given the saving
grace of music to express character.
A personality can be poured out of
one's fingertips or through one's throat,
and the less fortunate people who have
not talent of their own can still absorb
the wonders of sound and retain them
for their own use.
I should advocate music, then, for ths
beauty seekers. There Is nothing like It,
and to worship at its shrine Is an un
believable privilege, while o learn of Its
wonders so sa to use them .again for
one's personal ber.eftt Is a gift from ths
gods. Work out an outlet for yourself, a
medium to show pour character In Its
true light. Mold this combination of color
and sound so as to benefit yourself to the
greatest extent, and I believe and know
that It can be done.
thoughts of love,"
quoted the Stenog
rupher. "I'm, ye," re
! plied the Book-
I kecpor, "but there'
Is still another rea-
"Well, to speak
1 confessed the Sten
ographer. "I've al-
ways had a hunch
1 that perhaps the
. men got so worn
oat by the long,
; h-rrd " Inters and
, the grippe thnt
; they sort of slacked
up In their speed
and were easier to catch In the spring
than they are In the fall, when they've
Just had tMelr vacations and are full of
pep., aftdi ginger, and go."
"Rlght-o." smiled the Bookkeeper, "but
all' of that doesn't explnln fully why a
ml,Wa4,ii bridal shy and who balks
and kicks St the. very thought of being
led to J he artnr the halsnce of the year,
aeyly ranters ip snl sticks his neck In
the halter In the spring."
' ypeak. oh .propuel, . Implored the
Stenographer.' ' '
"Well." snld1 the Bookkeeper, "I'm go
ing to teH you, and In so doing I'm going
I to reveal One" 6f the dep. dark secrets of
the masmiliiie heart. The reason men
rush Into1 matrimony in the spring Is be
cause of the spring' millinery."
"Those little pill-box turbans perched
on your right eyelash are. the nifty goods,
all right. anl make a girl look" began
the titenorrabher. -
"Make a girl look.' Tour'arnhdmother's
cat." Interrupted ths Bookkeeper, "It
Isn't, the way the girls look In the . new
hats thnt get a nian. It's Ms. desire for
the hat Use!? that lures a man Into matri
mony. He wants to buy dinky little pink
and blue things with what-fou-may-call-'ems
on them, andv as. he can't wear
them himself, he has to get wife to do
It for him. ' -
"Not many men 'will admit It. but be-
Illeve mo,' kldflo,. when women Walk' along
the street and ee In, the shop windows all
the hatsi that bloom In. the Spring for
women, snd IMnk that .we've got to go
Iand buy us n lid that looks like the un
dertudy cf a I'rrtlori of stovepipe, or a
hard china dinner Dlate. or a fussy
I drowned eat, we would burst Into- tears
If we weren't ashamed, to:. JVe've got
pink and blue ribboned souls, and we
yearn, for giddy' raiment, and hats gar
nished, with thlpgiimbolfs Just as much ss
women do. ---. . a
"And what do we gel? Jut a lot of
tubular garments '. fu.. Which every man
Nooks ss much like every other man aa
he possibly enn. Whyv. the only way a
man knows the difference between his old
suit and hla new suit Is his tailor's bill.
I Just think of that, when you're disposed
I to believe that men get the" best end of
"Oh, I never envy a man In the spring
time," said the Stenographer. "I wouldn't
miss ths sacred ecstasy of buying a
spring hat that would make all ths other
women rubber ta be the president of the
"You're on," agreed the Bookkeeper
I gloomily, "but what I want to know Is
I why women should have a monopoly of
all ths pretty clothes? I'm going to or-
gsntse a men's rights party, nnd demand
our ahsre In the pink rosebuds and chif
fons." "I tell you what." said the Stenog
rapher, "we women wnnt the ballot, and
you men wnnt the real thing in spring
millinery. We'll split with you fifty-
"That goes here. sn!d the Bookkeeper;
"lin n we men won't have lo stand before
a display of flower hats snd knock ni
for helna fool head pieces Jut because
wc are so envious that we can't wear
'em. And neither will we be driven to
the dread expedient of getting matrled to
get somebody that e can doll up In th
flub-dubhery we would like to wear our
selves, but dasn't do it."
Advice to Lovelorn
By BBATmZOa A1BTAX
loir Pl tl ' ;ocl tine..
Dear Miss Fairfax: 1 am a young mn
vcars old and dearly love a girl of J
years, on whom 1 have been calling
stea.llly for the last two years, Her
family Is .well-to-do, while mine u In
inn Icrste circumstances. " I am earning
j per week and have saved WO in the
last two voars. We qum-relei and she
accused me of Insincerlnty, npon which i
Immediately pioposed that we become
eiis.iHo.1. This waa n"t a hasty decision,
but the result of duo deliberation. In
answer, the girl sulci we could not get
along on l-"0 per week, and I laid before
her the fart that 1 rtid not anticipate be
ing married fnr St least two years, dur
Ing whlf h time I expected to save morn
and earn more. lo you thing If she'reslly
csred for. me ' she- would accept,- as eh
knwvs I hnve no had habits, and mv
"poverty" Is all that standa between us?
'", ',.- . A..B. A. .
If the 'girl rea)ly loves you she will
willing to w-alt a short time to see. If the
Incentive of her love and encouragement
spur you on to climbing the ladder of
suacess. Hut two years ta quite long
enough, aa lengthy engagements generally
result In a change of heart on the man's
part and disappointment for ths woman,
' Have a Clear 1'nderatandlaa;. '
Dear Mies Fairfax": I am 34 years old
and the girl I love la Si) years old. I am
a widower and have two children, am
ry much In love and told her that I
wanted to marry her; she said sh" love
m, too. But what would you think of
the following remarks she mads to me:
"I don't went to I a servant your
children," nnd "people are cursing step
mothers." The situation concentrates on
ths following two points. '1 love her
dearly and would not want to lose her: .
I love my children so that It breaks mv
heart to think I might do an Injustice to
them. . J. B. K.
The girl you love has no conception of
the beautiful relation possible between a
mother and the children, she can kee
from feeling like "step" children If she
tries to .win tholr love. Talk It all over
with her and try tu persuade ber to love
your, babies and feel that these children
of the man she' loves, belong to tier, too.
The whole situation la In the girl's hands.
Discuss It with her and make certain of
being fair to her and your children, too.
Talk to film Frasnkly. ' '
Desr Miss Fairfax:' Would you kindly
advise me? I am a Rlrl of II and have
been keeping company with a young man
of a neighboring town for over a -year.
We are engaged and a short time ago he
Ero mined me a diamond ring for my
Irthdny, which I refused, for I did not
want the engagement known. Tor vaiios
reasons. He then promised me a locket.
but my blrthrtsy has passed and he has
never mentioned mat mailer since, uo
you think he would be "square" In larger
matters since he has acted so small about
this and would I be wise In keening my
Don't pass this. by. Tour fiance has
done a thing that is slangHy called
"fourflushlng," and you must not allow
him to get ths idea that you will permit
lilm to treat you In so cavalier a manner.
Talk It over with him quietly. There
may be a very good explanation. .
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"The Meat of the Future"
will not be the Belgian hare or the Angora goat It will be
wheat grain prepared in a digestible and palatable form,
"meat," made by the best process ever discovered, is
Do You Know That
When whipping eream add three or
four drops not more of lemon Juice,
and It will soon become thick. A slight
sprinkling of sugar also has this effect.
A famous entomologist says white ants
have attacked the lonely home of an In
dian farmer, and In a short Urns have
eaten many of the sills and doors of ths
In the savings banks of the Royal En
glish navy there are 3t.4u4 accounts, and
ih. omAimfr Hon In Hennaltora eweeda
During March the period of daylight
lncreasea by one hour and soven minutes
in the mornings, and by ftfty-three min
utes in the afternoons.
Brush the Inside of a Jelly mould with
the white of an egg before using, and
ths Jelly will turn out easily-
The hump of a camel is considered a
great delicacy by the Arabs. It Is wblts
like veal but tastes like beef.
Eaked potstoes are more quickly don
if put In very hot salted water for fif
teen minutes before bsklng.
On seme railroads
loaded and unloaded
stead of by hand.
rails , ars betas?
The famoua old city of La Pes, Bolivia,
located in a valley mors than 13.000 feet
above the sea, is the highest capital in
the woild, oveitopplng Ihasaa, the far
fumed repitsl if Tiix-t, in A sir, by several
It contains more nutriment; pound for pound, than meat or eggs, is
more easily digested and costs much less. The best cure for liver and
uric acid troubles is a meatless diet. Make Shredded Wheat your
meat for ten days and see how much better you feel.
Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits, heated in the oven to restore crupneM, aerved with hot milk or cream
make a complete, nourishing, satisfying meal at total cost of five or six cents. Also delicious with
fruits. TR1SCU1T is the Shredded Wheat Wafer, eaten as toast with butter or soft cheese, or aa
a substitute for white flour bread or cracker.
Made? only by The Shredded Wheat Company, Niagara Falls, N. V.
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