Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 29, 1915)
Powered by OpenONI
Hie Bees Home Ma
"Time Waits P
By Nell Brinkley
Copyright. 1!1. Ititern'1 Newt Service.
May Irwin Tells Women How
to Make Investment Money
7eaci Girs a Trade
TIIK HKK: OMAHA. r-WlDAY. (HTOHKIJ 2 l ;!.".
w " "in map i.
-T f- ,
By DOROTHY DIX.
The school year Is Just starting and
hundreds of thousand of girls are re
B liming the pursuit of what they are
pleased to call their education.
For the most part, this la mere flub
dub, a smattering
mQ of this and a smat
tering of that, a
,3 glimpse of mnthe-
rnatlcs. a Blanco
at literature, a
stab at music, Wind
not enough of any
one to be of the
If the girl ever
needs to call upon
It for help.
For the average
may best be de
scribed In the
words of the popular dltty which de
clared, "I don't know where I'm going,
but I'm on my way." Nobody knows
which way a girl Is going, or In what
direction she la headed, and so she Is
given a sort of hit or miss education
that her optimistic parents fondly believe
wlU fit her for anything, and that In
. reality fit her for nothing;.
' There la no other Individual in the
world who gets auch a cruol deal In life
as the daughter of the well-to-do Amer.
loan family. Her parents simply gamble
with her fate.
They have no fortune to settle upon
her; no dowry to give her when she
marries that would secure her financial
.Independence If her marriage proved dls-
astrous; not, a dollar to give her If she
does not marry;
' not penny to
I dwui ucinooji tier
! and . want If the
father dies, . or be
comes disabled, but
they do not make
Thousands of dol
lars are thrown
away on the girl's
education, but she
is not . taught one
single thing thor
oughly enough to
make of It a mar
Nobody thinks it
worth while to teach her ,a trade by
which she can support herself if It bo
Her parents have banked everything
on the one chance of her getting mar
ried and acquiring a husband who would
be able to keep her in pink cotton .the
balance of her life. Now catching . a
husband Is by no means an easy a thing
as It sounds, and It grows more and
more difficult year by year.'
Besides, husbands lose their money, or
their jobs, only too often. Sometimes
they turn out to be drunkards or dast
ards with whom no woman can live. Fre-
Changing Styles in Men
World Moves Fast, but Gentleman is Always the Gentleman
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
The man of today Is accused of being
a coldly business-like person whose heart
resides In his pocketbook and whose sym
pathies are always with the winning side.
That is almost as true as the sweeping
assertions which deny to the woman of
today heart and feeling.
Efficiency is a modern fetish, and some-
LIVES A GIRL
Who Suffered As Many Girls
Do Tells How She
r Starling, Conn. "I am a girl of 22
years and 1 used to faint away every
I month and was very
weak. I was also
bothered a lot with
female weakness. I
read your little book
Wisdom for Wo
men,' and I saw how
othera bad been
helped by Lydia E.
Ible Compound, and
decided to try it, and
' it has made me feel
bice a new girl and I am now relieved
of all these troubles. I hope all young
girls will get relief as I have. I never
felt better in my life." Mrs. John
TSTREAULT, Box 116, Sterling, Conn.
Massena, N. Y. "I have taken Ly
Jia E. I'inkham's Vegetable Compound
and I highly recommend it If anyone
wants to write to me I will gladly tell
ber about my case. I was certainly in
bad condition as my blood was all turn
ing to water. I had pimples on my face
nd a bad color, and for five years I had
been troubled with suppression. The
toe tori called it 'Anemia and Exhaus
tion,' and said I was all run down, but
-ydia E. Pinkham'a Vegetable Com
pound brought me out all right" Miss
UviSA Mybes, Box 74, Massena, N.Y.
Yoanjj Girls, Heed This Advice.
Girls who are troubled with painful or
rregular periods, backache, headache,
bragging-down sensations, fainting
pells or indigestion, should immediately
leek restoration to health by taking Ly
jia E. Pinkhsm's Vegetable Compound.
HIE OMAHA BEE
THE HOME PAPER
M'JUUIMIM.H' jH ii.n.i.ili.;.;jT.-i
quently they die, leaving their wives
nothing but a house full of children.
Then the woman
who has been given
nothing but an ome
let souffle education
has a right to rise
up and curse her
parents whose folly
Is responsible for her
utter despair and
desolution. If she
had been trained to
any trade or profes
sion she could turn
her hand to It agnln,
and her loss would
be merely a misfor
tune Instead of the overwhelming disas
ter that It Is.
Of course, when you talk to mothers
find fathers about having their daughters
taught some occupation by which they
can make a living, they always reply that
about the time you get a girl fitted for
a career, and have spent a small fortune
in preparing her for It, she ups and mar
ries. This may be true In many cues,
but the special training I not thrown
away, as the parents seem to think. All
education Is broadening, and makes for
human happiness and usefulness, because
It opens new doors to the Individual.
Moreover, whethor the woman who has
fitted herself to be a lawyer or a doctor
practices her profession or not. she has
not only a source of constant Joy In the
wider knowledge she possesses, but she
has the tclld satlsfictlon of knowing that
she has an anchor to the windward. She
could support her
self If her husband
died or deserted her.
She would not have
to continue living
with him uncer con
ditions that make
marriage a putga
toiy, as so many
women do because
her husband is her
meal ticket and she
would starve with
There are many
professlo n and
trades to which a girl may be trained by
which she could make a living If need be,
and which will add to her efficiency as
a wife ar.d mother If she doesn't need to
support herself. The woman who Is a
fine musician or a competent artist can
find dally scope for her trained talents
In her home. So can the teacher and the
The girl who Is a graduate of a business
college can run her household accounts
with more system than the woman who
can't add up the grocery book. The girl
who can make her own hats and gowns
well enough to pet a Job In a millinery or
dressmaking establishment can dress ten
times as well as the bungling amateur
sewer, and the bride who Is a domestic
keienco expert wll cauBO her husband to
call down blessings on her head. .
times admiration for efficiency carries
this beyond the bounds of normal human
action Into almost machine-like pre
cision. Money does seem to be the god of the
modern world, but, after all, it is mere
.seeming. And underneath his hurry and
bustle and high tension and Irascibility
the man of today Is 'a kindly, fatherly
sort of person if only you know him.
Of course. If you approach any human
being with a flustered feeling that he ls
a money-making machine and must be;
placated with all gentleness he la likely!
In ronr VArv mnph lilcn tha heRjit tit nrevl
you take him to be.
But styles in men fit styles In times.
Today a gallant courtier with powdered
wig and satin breeches would be de
cidedly an anachronism. Strong men
tality and power probably flourished in
the days when men wore patches on!
their faces, shook out ruffles and walked ,
with mincing steps. Those externals'
would be absurd now, and so, too, would
be the methods and manners that fitted '
in with them. )
The world today is In a state of rapid
change. It Is advancing from movement,
to movement, and the man who does not'
vant to be hopelessly left behind In j
weak, old-fogyiHhness must move with It.
Efficiency, strong determination and !
clear-sighted vision of the goal ahead are;
needed to make the man of today sue-'
cessful. lie cannot stop to consider
times. He cannot always be as gentle ,
and kind as his heart may dictate. But j
sturdy honesty and decent consideration
of others will never go out of style. HlBh !
Ideals are as important as they ever were.
There may be model "robber" barons ,
and "captains of high finance" whose
success Is based on the fact that they
"get away with It." But there were ;
feudal lords of exactly the same sort In
the olden times. And so today the "per-
feet knight without fear and without r-!
proach" lives wen as he did In the days '
Affection and love and longing for a
home and all that It means Have not
i Koita out of style because a few lone.y
I old bachelors and unhappy married men
j live In clubs. The modes of living have'
i changed, but the Individuals who live a
I la 1915 are Just the same,
j The man of today is not a brute or
coldly calculating In hln attitude toward
woman. He Is just a rather svliUh, selt
abrorbed creature ho Is racing to keep
abreast of the times, and who gives his
best when it is asked of him, and not
when his worst is demanded.
After all, people are very much what
we think them. They respond to our
Ideals and to our demands. If we look
at the world kindly and feel that human
nature Is a pretty decent thing, and that
most men are gentlemen and not raven- i
lng wolves, we generally find our theory
based on fact.
Styles In men may change, but a gen
tleman always will be gentle and kind
and willing to give others the benefit of
the doubt, and a real man always will be
willing to fight for the light as he sees It.
-H-1 M r !as:rS Ciy XwVS'irer- f
"And he up with his hands before
his face," before his shocked, de
lighted gran-father face, and who
said time never stopped! the clock
waits for a heartbeat a whirling
eternity while the daughter of the
girl who once kissed the girl's father,
below his tall, gilt mahogany form,
kisses her lover's face and is kissed
In return! The shiny old golden face
grows Into kindly shape, and some
Narrow Religious Prejudices
By ELLA WHEELER WILCOX.
(Copyright. 1915. Star Company.)
It seems curious In these days of
broad thinking and liberal religions to
find a friendship Imperiled Ui rough a
difference of religious belief.
A young woman
writes as follows:
"Why cannot we
all believe the
same doctrines? I
have a friend who
threatens to cease
being my friend;
she is a sincere
and faithful Ro
man Catholic and
so are my par
ents, but I am
not a follower of
that creed. My life
has been full of
minor trials, but I
welcome them all
and try to make
the best of my
situation. My God comes first of all In
my thoughts. In Him I trust, but this
fact does not satisfy my friend. She
really believes I am doing wrong; It
is impossible for ber to change her
views and Impossible for me to change
mine. My mother Is an angel, and I
have never told tier that I do not fol
low her creed because It would pain
her too much; but my friend knows it
and worries a great deal about me and
threatens to stop all associations with
me If I do not come Into her line of
thought. What can I do about It?"
Meantime here Is another case of a
Protestant young woman who possssfts
all desirable qualities, but she refuses to
marry a man because he Is a Catholic.
The young lady has chanced upon an
exception to the rule of liberality which
marks the Koman Catholic. he should.
where in its intricate, whirring brass
(nsidPB its old heart skips a beat.
If ever you are suddenly, some
where, in your snug room of a win
ter's night, or drinking your gloss of
red wine at a friend's table, or play
ing bridge with your friend's friends,
caught with a strange sense that
mother earth halted for Just a
breath, Jarring the steady old feet
under your body, that time's heart
not let the situation distress her. Neither
will the woman who is capable of a
genuine love, which would make her a
worth while wife Hnd mother, allow a
matter of creed to separate her from a
good man who is fond of her.
Different creeds are different roads to
the same goal. Several of us may start
out in the morning bound for one des
tination; one may take the short cut; one
may take the long cut; one may go over
the hill; one may go around the hill; one
may go by water; one may go by motor
car; one by train; yet all wilt meet at
the same place In the end.
I must do as you do? Your way, I own.
Is a very Kood way. And still.
There are omutlnn- two straight roads
to a town
One over, one under, the hill.
You are treading the safe and the well
That the prudent chooae each time;
And you think me recklt-H and rash to
day Hec-auhe I prefer to climb.
Your path is the rUht one, and so is
We are not like peas In a pod.
Compelled to lie in a certain line.
Or else be scattered abroad.
'Twere a dull old world, m thinks, my
If we all went Just one way;
Yet our paths will nut, no doubt, at the
Though they lead apart today.
You like the shade, and I like the sun;
You like an even pace;
I like to mix with the crowd and run.
And thtn rest after the race.
I like danger and storm and strife;
You like a peaceful time;
I like tne passion and surxe of life;
You llku Its gentle rhymu.
You like -buttercups, dewy sweet.
And erocuxes, f rained in snow;
I like roses born of the heut,
And the red ca million's low.
I must live my life, not yours, my friend,
For so It was written clown;
We muat follow our given paths to the
But I trust we shall meet- in town.
stood still and be held his breath
why, somewhere only this two
lovers have kissed beneath an old,
old clock! NELL BRINKLEY.
' '-fjgacr'WUa'" -.t .a i -1 1 ii JSjxt-Lxi
- ,nnsMwmwwsMiniiTr-ii i iiwrTftn rff4
By MAY 1KVIX.
Women say to me: "Will vou nlenmv
tell me how I will ever get any money
to invest In anythlliK?
Certainly. That' the chance 1 ve boon
waiting for. 1
wanted to tell you
jnt t tin t. Are yon
woman or what Is
known aa a "homo
ever you are them
In a particular way
In which you can
The bent way t
know la to cut
your luxuries right
in two, Jut na ui
halve an apple.
Out that sum In
tWO that Vrttl
In Id out for an extra gown or for tho
new Tug In the front room.
Don't do without them. I wouldn't
go so far as to advise timt. I do not
preach agalnM enjoyment of life's ploas
urea, nor against tho adoption of It
gmcpa. Pleasures In nimW.t ,.,,....
quicken rho brain and lengthen llto by
adding a healthy savor to It. The little
graces of life, as the new evening gown,
and the rtig of your favorite shado, add
greatly to the beauty of life. I wmild
not by any words of mine tmge your life
with the taint of miserliness. To ut
terly fteprtve yourself o. the things you
lo narrow your vision and make
you mean of soul. But rut i- i..,
and save the other half.
Suppose that you
nave planned an
that you have al
loted tv) for that
dress. Make it $20.
Gasp, If you want
to. but don't frown.
I've seen many
gowns that coat no
more than I've
worn 'em. It can
t done. Just put
the extra $26 worth
of thought and
taste Into It. The
result will please you. And the comfort
able consciousness of having placed the
3 saved by careful management, Into
the bank, la a state of mind to be envied.
Advice to Lovelorn :
Appeal to Their Manhood.
Dear Mlsa Fairfax: I am a stenog
rapher and the only girl among five
men. Because 1 allow no familiarity they
make It very hard for me, I have stood
this for 'nearly two years, and now It Is
getting unbearable. 1 hold a good paying
position and would not Ilka to leave It,
as I am a poor girl and every cent I
bring home Is a help. My parents know
nothing about this. If thev did they
would Insist on my leaving, which would
mean more suffering and hard work for
Suppose you ask these men If they
won't be a little kinder to a fellow
worker. Tell them you are sure they
cannot guess how hard they are making
your Position, which you need. Try to
come to a mutual understanding. it is
Just possible you have offended, too. Ap
peal to the sense of fair play and de
cency Inherent In men who are real men.
Head the Flowers Now,
Pear Miss Fairfax: la it proper for
a club to send one of Its femalo members
a bouiiuet of flowers during her Illness,
and why? ,
Most of the young men of the club
say that It will show the young lady
that we sympathise with her, while the
young ladles say that tt will only serve
to make her feel down-hearted, and that
the bouquet should be sent after the
are economical, because unusual precautions
preserve their original strength from the
time they are picked till they are ready for
use. Thev are delightfully piquant and are
guaranteed pure. Your grocer sells them
at ten cents a package.
Allspice, Cloves, Pepper, Paprika, Ginger,
Cinnamon, Nutmegs, Mace, Celery Salt,
Pickling Spice, Mustard, Sage, Poultry
Seasoning and others.
TONE BROS., Des Moines
sVwiofera oft ha Famous Old CoUit Cofee)
Same with tho ru. , Shop longer. l.o()';
further. You'll find one that will sn t
for haJf the prlcex Put that saved
In tho tvink.
Arc you mi allowance woman? Ve?y
well. I'nt so:;:et hi i"
aside from your r.l
1 o w a n c c every
month. Suppose yi ui
huahaml glvr you
two a month for the
household expense .
let along on $.0 nml
regularly save Jii
No need to hide
jSl ( m 1 1 iroin your
T ,1"V,'H,", If he Is n
"ST-mZ J I w11 balanced hum in
being he will think
more of you for it.
need of the money you
fnmtlv Investment hn
And when there
l.ne saved In
won't be 'a bit shy In reminding you of it.
Hy having your luxuries and saving a
Oimrter or your allowance you will soon
have a rtcront sum for Investment.
Then hold on hard to yourself. Pon't
run afti.r every scheme proposed to you.
Don't even follow linssell a.iRn'u advice,
"Keep your money In the savings bank
until you can follow a friend into some
Mr. Ssrfe didn't
say all that he
u n dotibtedly
meant. Ho c e r
taluly meant Hint
you must be care
f u I what friend
you follow Into
n Inve a t m e n t.
Ftlends may have
kind hearts, but
their brains may
be scrambled by
the spoon of busi
ness. Be sure that the
friend's Judgment is sound In business
matters. Don't accept his assurances
that It is. Nor the assurances of those,
who admire him and who may not know
any more than he did. Wudy tho friend
business record. If he has made none or
but few mistakes, It may be safe tg fol
low Into the investment. Or It may not.
My last words on how a woman may
make and save money are "n careful."
Careful of your money that you mnv
have some to Invest, and careful, wit i
exceeding carefulness, of your Invest
young lady recovers from her 111 i " i
VVould you kindly give your ophiuo , ,
this matter, as wc are anxious k0
the right thing at the right time.
It Is proper and kind as well to' si-lid
flowers to an Invalid. They will men.-i
far more to her when she is HI than at
any other time. Instead of msking her
feel down-hearted. It will cheer her to
think that her friends remember mid
sympathise when she la suffering.
('nation Her. .j
Dear Mine Fairfax: Home time iota-1
took my fiancee to an outing. WhUti
danclmr with another K'rl she left the
table at which some of my friends and I
were sitting. -
An hour or so later, in walking through
the hall, 1 saw her drlnkimr wine with
another man whom I knew aliKhtiy.
Now kindly advise me what course to
take in this matter. C. J. H.
What your flnancea did was in very bad
taste, but only for one reason a young
woman should not drink wine In a public
place. Tell her of thla and then fotget
the wholo matter. It Is not worth quar
relling about, particularly as she may
have done It largely out of pique becausa
you left her In order to danca with an