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Till; HUE: OMAHA, MONDAY, MAI 10, V.flO.
lihe Bees Hotm e Maaz i u e
An "Indoor Sport!
By Nell Brinkley
Copyright, 191S. Intern'l Kwi Service.
Ily ADA PATTERSO.
"Hlie's food woman, your honor, all
tut her tamper. Hut that no hud I
can't live with her. I ll pay two-third
of my aalary for alimony. Yea, I'll pay
Hip counsel fees,
ton. But ko back ' , ,j
VX her I won't.
I t) a leave live
with a thundrr
torm." Tliln waa the
pica made by a
hearth deaerter In
and thai won him
Ma ffednom to live
in the peace of a
house I nut end of
his own home. The
If wept, but not
enough team, the
neighbor anld. to
to V"t out the fire of wrath. The self.
me afternoon that the court granted
her hnnUand a rcpamto doinlrlle her
villi was hrnrd nt wrangling pitch,
llnulng down the alley,
It is unfair on hi pirt, hut men are J
an unfair fx Hint ft mnn should ier-
rlctently hold in lit memory a picture
f n woman white hc nnvry, allowing
It to acllpw all other p'cture of her, i
l-ttliiK It aurvKe every other memory, j
hut the aie.atit to di thin, and It la n i
veil that normn utidrrlnnd It nrd make
thilr plan of maiit.il campaign with that
A widow with two children, who wm
Ini k (i? to a pruereriUK hiirhclor to lift
t rr and her children out of poverty Into
affluence through their coming marriage,
mourn the passing of the bachelor.
"I have ronched the eo'nclimion that We
cannot he happy together." he anld wli"n
lie made hi farewell call. ,
. a woman will who la lonlng a proa
pect nf a protector for !lfe, a home and
pcrhnp a mnn ahe love, ahe wept end
temonetrated. He waa of demeanor gen
tle, but of deeWve Ts'rrtarit. "If o:il;.
you hadn't written that letter," he aatd.
In aln ahe repeated that the letter In
which ahe had aald aome hitter, bltliiK
thlnga waa written when aha had a head
ache, when one of the children Jiad been
111. when ahe had had to alt up. all nWht
with her. that aha had written It under
a mlupprehenolon concr-mlng Mm. Kite
waa aa replete with excuse and explana
tion aa la a woman In iuch a crisis of
The bachelor would not relent. If
went out of her life, lifting hla hat and
eaylrir: "If you only hadn't written that
"What make women lay thlnga that
will hurt a man' feelings so that tie
will never get bver them?" a man asked
"Probably because aha la angry. Don't
men do o?" I replied.
"Tea, but that' different."
The man never told me. Like the
woman who aaya, "necjuiaa," U waa auf
flclrnt to himself that ha had said It
And they make It different. That a
man .who la In love sera a girl's faoa
flushed, her eye shooting flame, her
brow gathered Into deep, unbecoming"
furrow, that ' the lip Jhat uaually
wreath themselves about sweet word
to him ar pouring forth a flood cf what
he chooae to call abuse, though aha
may merely term It "telling him th
truth." la something he find It hard,
r-eihapa Impossible, to forget:, that ahe
In ecn him In precisely that mood and
with the aame manifestations doea not
elgnify. It wai different. And that wan
What a man think of a woman la a
aiicccaakve of the picture he makes of
her In hla memory. There may be hun
died of ticm. lovely onea all, but that
which ctanda for th ugtlneaa of Ufa h
Ion cent remember. The picture of lha
angry woman la one ha would like-to for
get. but In moct raae he doesn't.
Po If a mo ruts a larga flgur In your
life, don't Indulge your tempera In his
rrenence. either befora or after marriage,
lie may think It la for his happlneaa to
leave home. And what a man thinks he
think, plea and tear to the contrary
The scientist ar wrong. Man ln't
a flcseendsnt of a monkey, Hla ancestor
was a mule.
Mot of us rati plainly 'hear the echo
of the knock of opportunity after It Is
The grouch seldom - haa any friends,
but he has the satlefuctlou of keeping th
The pace that kllla effveta quick work
in some cases; In others It moves by
When a man Is lulled by love's young
dream, every lemon acrma to huve the
Kl.tn of a Julcjr pti li.
Wholesome Plan to End the Big War is Urged
rW For A Hot
When th eprlnj rains come pelting -tha spring raing that adven
ture down Into th brown earth to the nests of sleeping seed and tilings
when there's a funny, snlffly sweetness In the air that makes yon
dig up memories from the very bottom of your memory chest, all about
swimming holes and the tree with the owl In it, and the lane that led
past the house of a girl you liked, and the 'kitchen table where your
mother worked, under the white window curtains that blew in and out
when spring came, and John, your white and brown dog with the glad
eyes who tsgged you everywhere and is gone long ago where little boys'
little old dogs go; well (I most got off my track then getting lost in
the winding ways of memories), well, when the spring rains come down
like silver beads 1a strings, and. folks have to stay indoors, the call of
spring thrills tn their veins just the same! So Eros, alias Danny, alias
Cupid, the fellow who can always think up something to do when time
drags, 'specially in spring, starts bis famous old indoor sport, and this
is It: He stands very straight and tucks his winga very clo&e and holds
his chin in proper, makes himself into a peg in the floor and bids folks
peg away. Girl-folks! And the scrambling', laughing, pushing cluster
of young things carefully, with their tongues tucked in a cheek or be
tween their teeth, send their rings circling and glinting for the top of
his love-locked head. Sometimes the ring flies true and slips over him,
sometimes it whacks his fat person with a thump and rolls away (a
broken engagement!), but he only grins and watches and prods them
on with derisive little digs.' . ,
A very old game. Eve played it all by herself though her ring
waa a woven circlet of daisy blooms. In the courts of castle gardens
in the yew-shadowed pleasance-groups of bright-gowned maids with
swinging hair. played at the old game of swinging the love-ring round
the small, fat god.' And. all over this broad land in the gray spring
of the city streets, in the soft spring meadoweldes where brown-flsted
maids pass through old brown gates, In the' soft snow of northern
spring. In the sun-washed, orange-blossom-scented spring of the south
west where the fronds of the palms clatter softly and the bird of para
dise flower glows'and poises when the subtle song of spring sings tn
the blood and lazes the spirit Dan stands In myriads bf himself with
the hum of flying circlets set with glinting, water-white stones sailing
about him.. ' '
That's the beginning of the honeymoon flower that blooms in Juno.
, ' . NELL BRINKLEY.
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' Thr-to-Oi. CU Cunipany j j
I 44 B. BroMwt, new i
By ELLA WHEELEK WILOOX.
(Copyright. WIS, Star Co.)
New York t full of societies of all
kinds formed for the benefit of th u nem-
ptoyed and the poor. Among the moet ln
teresting- is the lluraanitarlan Cult of
New York City.
This society haa
no dues and no by
laws, it does not
tions of any kind.
It hss relieved
since last Novem
ber, when 11 waa
ilies, found employ
ment for lis men
and women, taken
car of ten dUpo
seas eaea by pay
ing rent, provided
for flfty-s e t n
nurses, wearing ap
parel, etc.; la each Instance given relief
(on th average) twelve hours from time
of receipt of application
The founder Is M. K. Applebaum, who
says in hla prospeotua: "W claim that
all people ar deserving. W must help
thoaa wh have bad habits to change
them and thereby regain their self-respect.
W hav not collected any money
and don't Intend to! W do not preach
nor find fault. All w maintain Is thai
human nature Is beautiful and responds
readily to love- and klndnes. and th
record of our work justifies our faith In
"Our meeting and concerts are free-
No collection or contributions permitted.
If you oomo ones wa will guarantee your
The Humanitarian Cult recently made
the following auggeetloa to ths legtidarura
against capital punishment
"AJI religions dlatlncily prohibit the
killing of man and do not penult the
j taking uf USe, rven by taw. Since la
1 made by nun, and man admit od
to b th tfuureni Powr. he cannot jus
tify th killing of tnaa by any pror.
"We therefore aak thai you ua averr
endouvor to do away with capital pun-tahment.
'Wa furthermore auasreat that nmntr
laws be enartod so that prisoners of all
descriptions should ba compelled to work;
that the prisoners receive regular allow
ances, to be disposed of In the following
Tart of the allowance to be used for
the support of those, If any, dependent
upon them; part of the allowance to a-o
to the state for the betterment of prison
ayatem. and the balance, to be held to the
credit of the prisoner, so that when re
lease a he can onos mora face the world
with some meana. Very often on account
of lack of meana the prlaoner reverts to
hi old mode of living, for It Is a known
fact that the public at larga has an
averalon to employing a man out nf
prison, and therefor he haa not th
proper opportunity of earning a llvell-
nooa. ' ,
Do You Know That
Ther ar In th world about S.OOO.OOO
lepers. t.OTO.000 being Chinese. India haa
about W.000 and the Vnltcd State about
Th quantity of guano exported from
Peru during th last twenty-two years Is
reported to hav been 1.1X1H tons.
Th output of maple sugar In the prov
ince of que bee, Canada, Is about 14,300,000
pounds per annum.
The tii I ted State now owns exactly
1.000 Islands, supports: a population of
Heligoland was at on ttoa tit Gretna
Oreen if Notth Europe.
Europe ual of 500 varietlr of bird,
but- in Auntralla there Ci) different
Oms were ilufiuatualrU In gypt a
early aa ION B. C
On February It th Humanitarian cult.
composed of men and women of almost
very nationality, sent th following
To th Rulers of the Countries at
War: The present war caused oiid will
causa tremendous loss of life, tho maim
ing and crippling of good and strong
men. the breaking up of homes, and will
produce great misery for years to come,
the burden of which will fall mostly on
women. It will also mean that th next
generation will physically be a set of
"The religion praetloed in the re
spective countries dtntlnctly prohibit the
killing of man. You admit that Ood
Is supreme power, und yet you have
'placed ' your own will and judgment
above His. ' If you desire to atlll leave
In man a epark or latth In higher
Ideal you will Iiaten to this appeal of
Uue humanitarian, which la being
echoed by your own country men.
"W therefor ask, in the name of all
that I fair, luat and beautiful, and
consequently holy, that you auhmerge
your pride and atop the combat Imme
diately. Th first amongst you to take
this step will prove to the world the
understanding of true partrlotlom.
"You are railing billion to, the purpoae
of destroying your neighbors. If you
will but atop the war aod apply a small
percentage of this toward relieving thoa4
who are u(ferliu through your actions,
and if you will, la addition to flopping
th combat, disarm and plac the relic
of war in the public gaileriea a a f-ymboi
of pat ignorance, you will hav shown
the world tru wisdom, and then your
flag will bo respected because they
represent peao and not falsa patriotism."
Whllo this ttiea Is wholeaom and ex
presses the feeling of th whole srorld
not engaged actively tn this war. It !
about aa practical and useful aa the
shooting of parfuma through aa atomiser
against a strong northeast wind blowing
In ooora trora a glue factory. . Higher
( powers tnan man kaowa of ar controlling
i tM (.t'l.l .-AlamtfV- IVot until th raits.
pone for w..t li the world calamity was
cm Is achieved will th war slop.
e - ii
Some Mysteries of Great Explosions
" By EDOAR LCCDSX LARKIN.
Tho exploslonif a bomb In th Hindoo
templo In San ranolacd a row wee
ago haa 'brought ro a number of ques
tions In regard to explosives and the
mysterious ways In which the force , of
explosions exert themselves. Her Is one
of them enclosing a newspaper clipping.
The force of the explosion appeared to
be outward toward the Ktlbert street en
trance of the tempi. Utile deetructlon
waa done by the bomb directly under th
pot where it was exploded, and It la be
lieved that Vavra constructed It with
giant gunpowder Instead of wtlh nitro
glycerin. The force of nitroglycerin
exploding Is almost Invariably down
An Inquirer who mailed me the afore
going clipping arka:
Concerning the enclosed clipping, there
la a commsn opinion that different ex
plosives exert thnlr forcea lu different di
rections. Now, then. If exploslona are
due to the initantaneoua transition of
matter from u solid or liquid to a gaseous
state. I fail to se what the. relative
position of the earth haa to do with 1 1.
Can you explain?'.'
In answering 1 would say that the rela
tive position of th earth has nothing
to do with the problem. "Little destruc
tion waa done by bomb directly under
It." Theu a alow explosive was used;
the force of the liberated gases iiad time
to enter the air above before it exerted
full force on the floor.
Had any one of the rapid exploalrea
aa dynamite, lyddite, mtlinit or nl
troslta been uacd. then all below a well
as above would feel th force. This Is
because high, rapid explosive compounds
explode lu aa Inftnileaimal of time. Then
the adjacent air la compressed to a solid.
I one saw a two-pound disk of guncot
tou stamped on on aide with raised Init
ial of th nam of th firm, the manu
facturers. Th circular dink, about five lncbea In
diameter aa d three or four thick, waa
placed with letter downward on the
heavy mass of iron, all In th open air.
and then th cotton waa exploded. But
How Lydia E. Pinkham's Veg
etable Compound Carried
Her Safely Through
Change of Life.
Cedar Rapidajowa. "At the Chang
Life the doctor said I would have to
give up my work and
take my bed for
some time as there
waa no help for me
but to lie still.
took Lydia . Pink
Compound and kept
op my work and
now I am over the
Change and that is
all I took. It was
better for me thsn
all the doctor's medicines I tried. Many
these two could say each other and tho people have no faith in patent medicines
human rat come to an end, and none but I know this is good. "Mrs. E. J.
In th" universe would ever hear of the RICKETS, 854 8th Avenue, West, Cedar
extinction of wan. ' - i Rapids, Iowa. . I
The earth Itself Is almost exactly next ! . ,
to nothing in comparison with that part ! ou-u """"s aympioms as sense oi
of the universe at present measured and suffocation, hot flashes, headaches. back
weighed; so th term "Much ado about aches.dread of impending evil, timidity,
nothing'' should rvad "Much ado about sounds in the ears, palpitation of the
next to nothing." heart, sparks before the eyes, irregu-
Fact are heartle or not. th ca. Jan ties, constipation, variable appetite,
may be; but any faU about any war is weakness and inquietude, and dizziness,
beartleaa. Let ther be any number of W4prompUyNheded by intelligent wo
suns whatever, and any number of worlds , J ' ' e "
like the earth. V.nus. Jupiter, etc.. then " who are approaching the period in
all th world, if annihilated, would not , wheI woman great change may
affect the gigantic suns- Th arth In j he expected.
space la comparable to th particles "of I Lydia E. Pinkham's VetretahU Cnm-
j pound invigorates and strengthens the
lemale organism and builds up the weak
ened nervous system! It has carried
many women safely through this crisis.
If there are any complications
! you don't understand write Lydia
i 1 IMitkham SledlHnA C.a. vunfi-
"8o that I'll b appreciated when I'm I denti&l) Lynn. Majaa. .
good." LoulsvUl Courier-Journal. - 'ai
the gas from th cotton forced the snap
and sixa of th raised letters on the disk
down Into the iron. Then the top of the
disk pressed against the solid air with
the same - force., and this' because New
ton proved that "action and reaction are
But the air behind a gaa could not be
seen. . Therefore, every explosion what
ever exerts force from Its precis center
equally in all directions, whether high
above the earth's surface or tn direct
contact with its surface.
Q. "Was not that rather heartless In i
you to say In The- Bee reoently that the J
war in Europe is 'Much ado about Noth-'
inter " Hubscriber.
A. This world and all of Its Inhab
itants, and l.Ouft.OOO.OCO.OOO more worlds Just j
like it, with all of their inhabitants. If,
ther ar such world snd'such tnhabl-'
tants. If suddenly destroyed, totally an-!
nihllated, would never be miaaed from the i
Irenal unlverne the billions of sun
would still move aa thmwh nothing had
occurred above microscopic proportions. I
Insane klnga, should they keep on mur- t
deiing until only two humans wer left,
p.!(ll. i. Ul.l.H.I. I 1.1 1.1 ,18.104.22.168. I
duet in a room.
"So you are bad sometimes?"
"And why, niy child, are you bad some
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