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An Interesting letter has been received
which deserve attention. Inasmuch i
It relate to those vital questions of life
which are of Importance In the construe
tlon of character.
The writer of the
letter says ha i a
man, 86 years of
Re, having no
and having had
wide experience for
one of his years,
and. as he says:
that It seems pos
sible for one to
suffer, and now
whnt satisfied by
'looking Into the
manifestations of occult thing.". Then
the young man speaks as follows:
"My ancestor, whom I can trace back
for number of centuries, have all been
renowned rabbi and kabballsts, most of
Mhara having been credited with the per
formance of miraculous cures, etc. So I
suppose I naturaJly Inherit a desire for
occult knowledge. In some of your ar
ticles you make mention that If one de
sires anything strongly enough nd puts
forth hi beat effort toward the attain
ment of It ha will certainly accomplish
his purpose, or. In other words, you
would advocate that one can absolutely
change the material conditions which he
Is fated to undergo.
"However, Kmerson. In his essay on
'self-Reliance,' tells us to 'accept tho
place the divine Providence has found
for us. tli society of our contemporaries,
the connection of events. Oreat men
have always done o,' etc, etc. Now,
this attitude of Emerson, also the attl-
tude of Annie Besant In her book. "Th
Path of Dlsclploshlp,' la just contrary to
tho stand you take In soma of your urtl-
"furthermore, I found, by experience.
it ... not hMt for me to do thoe thing
the accomplishment of ' which I wad
frustrated In, and that my fallurea have
simply brought home to me a larger
understanding of life.
"If I am not Imposing on you I would
like your personal opinion on the subject,
a I am In a sense at the crossroads and
can hardly distinguish between my in
tuition and reasoning."
1 think the" young- man ha not read
carefully tho articles which have ap
peared In this column under my signa
ture. Theosophy and new thought (as It
Is understood by the writer) both claim
only the possible In the matter of seIf-,KIvn,
development and the changing of ma
The man born a dwarf could not change
hi personality sufficiently to enact the
rol of the matinee Idol, of Romeo, or of
Samson. But that he can ao conquer
and overcome his seeming great mis
fortune to the extent of making his life
a brilliant success was Illustrated In th
career of the late Marshall Wilder, the
world-famou humorist, lecturer and Im
personator. All that la asked of each of us Is to
take tha material and the conditions
which life has given us with the time
which belong to all and, out of these
conditions, construct the very highest
order of human being possible. One of
the most successful men of the last cen
tury and ona of tha moat noble phil
anthropists waa a maif child left on the
doorstep of an orphan asylum.
Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Frank
lin were both poor boy who alowly and
painfully worked their way out of pov
erty and obscurity Into the highest possi
be positions of trust and Into Immortal
Not every ona of u possesses the
brain and th natural endowments which
belonged to these men. But whatever
brain and whatever endowment wo do
poseess can bo enlarged and increased
by persistent thought coupled with per
gistent action. It Is a curlou and In
controvertible fact that whenever w
think strongly and long on any subject
Information from unexpected sources
come to u on that cubject, and op
portunities for futur lnvetlgatlon.
It 1 almply th dynamic power of
thought which blasts away th obstacles
Intervening between us and our purpose,
and biases the way toward the attain'
ment of our desires.
When wa are. a the writer of the
letter above quoted says, thwarted and
prevented absolutely from the ac
complishment of soma purpose, it Is un
questionably the hand of our Invisible
Uulda trying to turn us Into the right
path. But one who has true power and
true ability In any on direction cannot
bo diverted from that object, and obsta
cle s are only hurdle which test his
strength and skill. 1
There are foolsh and unwise ambition
which ought to b thwarted. Tha girl
whi cannot carry an air, and whoa
vocal cords were never meant to convey
musk to th world, should not attempt
to be an opera alnger. Tha Individual
who has iwr sans of rhythm, rhyme or
cadence In his soul should not attempt
to be a poet, and the one who has been
uaable to aolve his problems In algebra
In school should never attempt to enter
upon a career which depend upon kll
In higher mathematics for aucces.
Th anaemic and frail youth should
not set forth with th vain ambition to
astonish th world aa a Sandow: but h
uhould aet forth to mak himself strong
aad virll and to Increasa hi physical
power by persistent dally exercise and
light breathing and right calisthenics.
Kach ana of ua should sek to dj well,
to the utmost of our ability, such duties
and obligation as II nearest to us;
holding in mind continually larger op
portunities and a batter environment, and
asking tha Oreat Heper for mora light
Ua who doea thi persistant I y and pa
tiently will sum day be surprised to find
himself upon th height
aa Tommy Barolar
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After the tragic death of John Ames
bury, his protMratrd wife, one of Amrr
' ' groetest beauties, die. At her 1eh.
Prof. milliter, an agent of the Interests,
kidnaps the beautiful i-vear-old bahy
girl and bring her up In a psradine
where she sees not man, but thinks she
Is taught by angels, who Instruct her for
her mission to reform the world. At the
sge of U she Is suddenly thrust Into the
world, where agents of the Interests are
rrsdy to pretend to find her.
The one to feel- the hs of tho little
Amesburg girl most, after she had been
spirited sway by the Interest, was
Fifteen years later, Tommy goes to the
Adlrondancks. The Interests are respons
ible for this trip. By accident he Is the
first to meet the little Ames-bury girl, as
she comes forth from ber paradise a
Celestia. the girl from heaven. Neither
Tommy or Celestia recognise each other.
Tommy finds It an easy matter to rescue
Celestia from Prof, stilllter. and they
hide In the mountains, later they are pur
sued by Stlllter and escape to an Island,
where they spend the night.
John gsve one look at Tommy and
ahuddered. Every brave man has his
weakness; an inborn fear of maniac
waa Johnny'. lie would have given hi
reputation to be elsewhere, but he had
Py f real n. and though he felt
h resolved to face It like a man. H
' that the way to get
I along with maniacs la by humoring
,thcm; o he drew a long breath, aaaumed
Khastly smile. "Is lt-tt must be Rob-
"What' that?" cried Tommy, sharply,
for he waa not In a pleasant humor.
"That a all right," aatd Johnny, back
ing alowly away. "I thought you thought
you were Robinson Crusoe; but If yon
think you are someone else. I think so,
too. I think whatever you do,"
"I am Tommy Barclay," aald Tommy
with a certain ftercenes-i. .'
"Of course you are," exclaimed ' tha J g
reporter, "that's what I meant to say In
the flrt place."
'If you think I'm mad" Tommy be-
But Cumberlend interrupted with a I
nasty -mo, sirree. i aom. just as is no :
a l am. woman i wonaer it saner. ;
Maybe two or three time a ane."
Tommy couldn't help laughing.
"Look here," said Tommy, "don't be
n ass If you can possibly help It. My
clothes wero Btolen while was In swim
mlng. I threw this fashionable suit to
gether out of respect for Anthony Com
fctock, and I'm looking for a young lady
named Cellntia ."
"The girl from Heaven?" .
"That' what she say; but how do you
"Me? I Interviewed her juat before h
hoarded the New York Express. Prof.
Stilliter, the famous psychologist, found
her in the woods, nn1 between you and
me she's some girl."
"Who are you?" Tommy asked,
"John Cumberland. New York Amer
ican." "Then you probably know who I am."
"If you're really Mr. Thomas Barclay. I
I do. Are you?"
Tommy merely nodded and the reporter
knew he waa speaking th truth.
'If you've any statement to mak, Mr.
Tommy shook his head.
"They took her to New York?"
"To Bellevhiw. fc'tllllter couldn't make
up hie mind whether she was bug-house
I'm afraid she Is,' veld Tommy. "Poor
kid. Look here, old man, I'd be a life
long friend to anybody aho'd bring me a !
decent suit of clothes In tlma to catch
the next train. I know everybody In
Four Corners, but somehow I can't Be
myself facing them In this. They have
nothing to do but plt on a red-hot stove
"I'v got extra clothe," aald Cumber
land. "If youp wait here, I'll go and com
Lack with the necessary. Aren't you dying
for a smoke."
"I am," said Tommy; "you're a brick."
Ha accepted three jf the reporter's
cigsrettes aud a number of matchea.
It had leaked out that tho angel from
heaven, recently found In tha Adiron
dack, would reach New York on a cer
tain train, and th entrances to th
Grand Central station era thronged
with idlers on tha lookout for a sensa
tion. I don't know what tbev expected
to see soma sort of a Carrie Nation per
haps, at whom Utsy would jeer certainly
not Celestia. Vsry few persons in tho
crowd really saw her but from these as
she passed swiftly with Prof, milliter to
a waiting taxlcab arose no Jeers and In
sults, but only a low, humming murmur
of wonder and admiration. aha walked
Ilk someone la a trance, looking neither
to th light nor to th left, but her
lovely face had auch an expression of
serenity aad paaoa and she was ao touch.
Ingly young that th worst ccoffer f:tt
their heart soften and " out to her.
Her whit dreea, falling In unbroksn
lines from her shoulders; ' the Jwled
band low across her forehead, would, at
th tlma and place, mak almoot any
other warr ridiculous. But Celetla'
face wa so commanding ty good and
beautiful that only woman and reporter
noticed aer clothea at alt. And only
thoav of them that war la tha foremost
fringe of tha crowd say that, except for
thin aaadal. ber (mall, titgh, arched
feet were bar.
Another crowd not so large aaw her
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leave the taxlcali and enter Bellvlow
hoapltal. From theie thete went up a
short, sharp murmur of pity. "Of course,
she's mad, pujr thing." these thourht.
"or else they are going to make cut that
she Is. and that worse; and did any
body ever see auch hair and eyes, and
such a carriage of the head, or any dress
o white, or anyone that moved with bo
Prof. BMUlter, who wa well known ti
the Bellvlew authorities, though he re
mained a spectator of all the tests to
which, her mental powers were subjected,
refused to give his own conclusions as
to her sanity.
"I've been with her a good many hours
on and," ha said, "and, of covirse, I've
formed an opinion, but I' refuse to Inter
fere In any way with your experiments
At first they all thought that sha'wss
mad. They couldn't help It. She had'
told them that sh came from heaven,
and had come to aave the world. And
he told them these thing with such
simplicity and dignity that It was obvious
to the moat cynical that she at least be
mother ald ona ofthe younB doctors
lieved what she said. "It was like
ftf t,rwara, "telling her children Bible
j Cross-questtonlng could neither shake
jj,er narrative in detail or degTee, and
:her mmj continued to respond quickly
.nj patiently to cne test after another;
they became mora and more puxxled.
Instead of being able to prove that ah
Fine Art of Keeping Quiet
By ADA PATTERflOX.
A woman senator In one of (he states
In which women vote, distilled from her
experience a a lawmaker this wisdom:
"I have learned when and how to keep
Keeping quiet I
a fin art. Like
the other fin art,
fw possess a
genlua for It. There
are persons who
into headache, Into
a Stat 0t fnend
lessness. Into bank
ruptcy, and I knew
one woman who
talked herself Into
an Insane ssylum.
Yes, 1 mean this
literally talked her
1 saw her first
on a crowded subway car. 8h wa
talking with a man who aat be
side her. She talked with every
ounc of energy In her. Hhe talked on
a commonplace them so violently that
every muscle of her face worked. Con
versation with her wss a continuous cy
clone of the facial muscles. The corners
of her eyes twitched. Her eyelid jerked.
Her nostrils quivered. Her mouth
twisted, which reminds in thst Bmmi
Trent Int. th little Italian prima donna.
aays that Americana are conscious that
their fncaa lack expression and try to
make up fur U by overworking their lips.
What they Intend for vivacity Is a mere
Tho woman had been keeping up this
storm of talk all her life. They who re
membered hr girlhood said she had
talked Incessantly thea, and no ona re
membered a- time when alia had been
quiet. Natun- take its revenge for auch
alms of powers. Whon tha woman
reached middle age the bolt fell. He -os.
use sh hadn't learned repose arid cul
tivated pots while a girl, she Is tod ly in
But loquaciousness Is not alone a
woman'a voice. Men, having en:oiKd
their fforerouly Meed pedals on Cask or
counter, and lenned their heads againt
th wall, become experts In tliat form
of target practice callid "Hhoctlng of:
their mouths." There is something In
this picture of a widely spreading "XT'
that lodtsrxa man to tell all he know
and a great dal h thlrk he know and
that even hi patient listener know he
doesn't Thur tablihed on a sunny
spring aftarnonn, men talk themselves
out of their jobs, out of business, and
out of sot,nd rspute In th community.
All tha world deceits a loafer.
When should w keep quiet? Generally.
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was defective. It began to dawa on them
after hours of exeriment and observa
tion that she ws th opposite, not only
mentally but physically. ......
At lsst I'rof. Htllllter took the head
"You haven't even , a pretext for de
taining her. have you?" he asked.
"Not one." said th doctor. "She aa
aane a you or I, according to all th
tests, and yet aha can't be. What'a to
become of her?"
"Why, a long, a I discovered her,"
How H.iould we keep quiet? By strictly
attending ti. the business in hand, which,
unless ym; happen to be an orator on
tour, Isii t talking.
Prudence bids u he silent. Fo.- he wss
a sage wl.o said, "Tell a secret to a friend
an you may be putting a weapon In tho
hands of an enemy. '.'
Economy of good thing prescribes it.
Benjamin Franklin aald, "May nothinff
except what will benefit yourself or
Consldcrstiou for other dictates a sil
ence on our part. Other don't ask u to
talk All they want I a respectful and
Felf-preaervition require It. Bucoeaa,
long Ufa snd happiness depend upca Con
servation of energy. Instetu of con
serving our energies while wa talk, wa
are exploding them.
Talk little about anything, and on ona
subject never talk. Don't tell anyone It
Is a pleasant or an unpleasant day. Ha
ha made that ' discovery without your
Advice to Lovelorn
: By BSATsUOa VAXMTAX
(Jaestloa of laterroarrlag.
Dear Miss Fairfax: I am a young girl
of l:i and hav been acquainted with a
young man nine year my senior. Lat
week he spoke about marriage to me and
I toiil him that I didn't think of anything
like that, as he is a Gentile and I am a
Hebrew, hut lie laughed at me and aald It
was all nuinense, thst w had but ons
If you really lov each other, and If
there are no objections on th part of
your i.rent or his. I ee' no grave rra
w n wl y vou should Insist on making
your religious differences a barrier. Many
mintages of Jews and Gentile turn out
very wall. The main thing to be consid
ered la; Io you love thi man, and have
you sympathy and understanding for
each other? You belong to different
race and have a widely divergent honta
life and training. If you ar patient ajid
kindly toward on another and hav lov
you can overcome these difference In
Yaar Pare.t Ara Yaar taafldaals.
Pear Ml.s Fairfax- I am ) and much
In ova with a man of SI whom I hav
recently met. He aaya w are to ba rult
rind soon, but doesn t wish la tell my
Earonls. lH you think It advlaavbl to
eep It sec.rot from them? 1 doubt hi
lov becaua of this. K. C. P.
Bscret engagement ar seldom advis
able, lov should be proud and unafraid.
Don't enter Into an engagement of which
you cannot tell your parents.
aid Prof. BtllHter. "I feel that I must at
least look arter her until I discover who
her peopl are. Bo. If you'll keep her
here for an hour I'll send for her."
Tha doctor followed Prof, htllllter Into
th waiting room. This wa empty but
for a gentleman In tha far comer, whose
face wa concealed by a newspaper. At
th outer door of the waiting room Prof.
BtllltUr ahook hand with th doctor.
"If bean wonderfully Interesting,
hasn't It?" he said. "I'll let you know
how she gets on. Meanwhile thanks for
all tha trouble you have taken. And I'll
send for her in about an hour."
Th door closed behind him and th
doctor turned to retrace Ma step to th
Just thn th gentletia.il In th rorner
rose to hi feet, laid inside hi newspaper
and disclosed th bronsed fae of Tommy
Steele. . .
'I'd Ilk to speak to you for a mo
ment. If you don't mind." he aaiti.
(To B Continued Monday.)
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Little Sins of Husbands Cause
Women Can Forgive Broken Faith and Brutality, but
They Revolt at Meaness, Stinginess and Neglect
Vf DonoTiiv mx.
I get Innumerable Inters t fro'n un
happy wives, telling pathetlo stories of
their domestic woes, mid asking whether
, they shall get divorces from the hus--!
bands who treat them so badly and with
J whom they are
these letters sel
dom romps In of
the two causes In
fidelity and phys
! which are the most
nised reasons for
dlvorca In the eyes
of th law. It la
not the great aina
against them that
the women find It
hard to forgive, it
the little alns of
neglect that break
tha hearts of wive
and make their live desolate.
Tha husband In these cases la seldom
a drunken beast or a gay Lothario. Ha
Is juat tight-fisted, cia-raJnd,
grouchy and urly-tempered, and h nag-
and frets at his wife until ha drives her
to desperation. Nothing she does vr
pleases him. Ha never gives hr a cant
to Bpend for her w pieaaur. Wa never
takes her anywhere, or pay pr a com
pliment, or doe a atnglo thin uttow
that he ha any aparfc or arreeuon nr
her. Often ha nerer n speaks when ha
I at homa, except to complain abont
something, or to growl orar tha monthly
t la no wonder that rich conduot from
a husband get upon his wlfe'B nervaa,
that she rebels at such grinding tryranny,
and that Bha cornea to th plao where
she thinks longingly of dlvoro and ba
lleves that whatever hardship tha worl
may hold for her without ber home,
they cannot b o bad a tha purgatory
h endure within It.
Persons! y I have no prejudice against
divorce. I think that tkara are tnous
anda of casea In whlok th hlghasi good
of th Individual and of aodety are bast
aervad by a mlmatd ooupla parting and
going thlr different waya. I cannot aaa
how mortality 1 enhanced ay a man
Dn pot rush headlong Into anything
unless you navo a thick skull.
It Is better not to love your neighbor
with th affection that should belong t
Knowledge may not alwaya be power,
hut I IU tell a fellow when to tk to
Th man with a spotless past la sen
erally too young to have figured In poli
With the aula victim It Is usually a case
of "did not know what It waa loaded
Th fool seldom seams to hear tha an
swer to the question that ha aska
It Is possible to perform a lot of good
deed and never receive a round of ap
Upon th' whole It I better to be the
friend nf th good fellow than th good
When hubby doea moat of. th cooking
It Is a sign that marriage Is not u failure,
so far as the wife I concerned.
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to $20.00, a
snd a woman who hate each other be
ing forced to llva together In com
panionship that fosters everything that
Is evil In them, but It Is not for me, or
another, to Intermeddle in such a serious
mstter. The question of divorce Is be
tween hnsband and a wife and their
Aside, bowever, from th ethical view
of the problem, there la (he practical onu.
to whose consideration I would direct the
attention of these women who have been
stung Into a frenxy by the gadflies of
the husband little meanreases, and that
la that In getting a divorce a woman
very often hops out of the fry'nf Pn
Into the fire.
Hmartlng under Injustice and the lack,
of appreciation, dlallltisioned, tl.scoui-
sged, her patlenee worn to shreds, her
very oul starred, a woman looka toward
Reno a toward th promised land.
Plvorra seems tha quick cure for all
Of her troubles. But this I far vnouglt
from being the case. Divorce I no plo-
nlc It 1 a tragedy so full of tear and
sorrow that It ha m4a many a woman
wish ah had endured tha trouble ahe
had Instead of flying to those h knew
Tha woman who la married to a re
spectable man. who make a good living
must faoa tha fact that aha aoriflre
her children If aha dlvorca their father.
3h deprive them of tha position and
th advantage that he could give them.
Bha destroy th background Of a horn
against which girl look moat desirable
to men. Th girl of a divorced ooupla
bar a amaller chano to marry wort. ,
tha boy Is proepeot of being wall
launched la Ufa. than have th children'
of a family that keep together. ,
Therefor a mother wilt do wan to
tand almost anything from a disagree
able husband rather than mak her
ohlldren kalf orphan. After all. hard
ward break no bona, and tha woman
ha her reward who eau f eal that aha
haa offered herself up aa a sacrifice to
ithoaa of whom sh would glv her Ufa,
and do gtv her happiness.
Tha woman who ia financial Independ
ent may think of dlvorca a a refuge.
but th woman who haa no money of
har own, and la an expert at no trade
or occupation by which aha can aupport
herself, find that In leaving her hus
band, Bha haa thrown . away hr bread
and butter, and that even a grouchy
meal ticket 1 better than no ticket at
Vnles a man I very rich, there I no
uch thlnf as collecting alimony from
him. Ho can avada paying It In a thous
and waya. When there ara o many alart
young girl looking for work, .no one
want to enrploy a middle-aged divorcee.
Friend who mingled their tear with th
hinhappr wtf' do not open their door
to her when aha needs shelter and food,
nd even If her parent ara able to take
her back homa, they da It a a duty and
not becaua tbey want har. They regard
nor with pity, but aa a failure, and on '
who haa mad a m of her Ufa,
All of thes ara thing for th unhappy
wife to consider, and ah may alio well
consider this further point, that life, at
beat. I a aerie af eompromiao. None
of u get etactly what he wants, and
to. oven when a man I In the wrong,
even when he Is cantankerous and Is as
disagreeable to live with a a aoreheaded
bear. It la oftener than not the part of
wladcim for a woman to mak the best,
of her lot Instead of trying to change It
After all, sentiment 1 not everything
in th world, nor can a hateful 'person
ality ruin everything, and a woman has
her children, a comfortable living, her
friend, har position in society as her
consolations. And, aa a witty French
women aald, "w cannot b wholly
desolate, for ther are always th new
307 So. 10th
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