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Love, a Cough, Money and Smoke-
By Nell Brinkley
Copyright, ins, Intern! News furrlc.
Love, like the stupid ostrich, shuts his eyes tight, dips his
curled head Into a hole in the sand, and then with all the rest
of his round person exposed plnkly to view, dreams that not a
bouI can see him! Love sighs like the Winter Wind, and then
fancies the world thinks him cheerful and heart-whole. Love
casts a soft eye and writes the name of a girl when he should
be doing bis 'rithmetlc, and smiles when he reflects that the
wild thinks him a woman-hater! Love turns his head away
w..an the girl of his dreams steps by, turns a violent crimson
like' an autumn sky at' sunset and sniffs a deprecatory sniff,
and then thinks we think he hates the girl! Ah, Love, my
fellow, you are a bit of clear seawater tn the Tropics with the
sun shining on you, and we can see right through you! Very
deep to the golden sands and the shells of lovely color lying
So do lovers blush and frown and turn away and scoff
and tremble and go white and scorn the voice they listen for
yet fancy their love bidden 'way. So the little chap In at
twilight at the sound of his mother's bell-like call, his "arc
tics" off, his wet mittens dangling, bis wet, numb feet coming
to agonizing life In the warm oven on a block of stove wood,
the red flare from the stove door flickering through the warm
dusk In the kitchen where his mother moves, humming, sits
with his small face In a puffed turmoil with the agony of
smothering a cough) Wet feet from playing fox-and-goose In
the twilight snow, and blue bands from kneading snow balls
for the fort and a bottle of something for boys' colda eyeing
him through the dim light from the pantry shelf! Oh, If
mother will only not connect the three when she hears bis
Little "Oh My" In a blue pinafore grows wealthy sud
denly one day, on a reddish, round, bright penny. And dream
that shell board and bide It. But up It comes over the counter
of the store down the road, held fast and persplry In a fat
fist, and a lam by little voice lisps, "Uh-all-day-sucker, please!"
And the fact of her wealth Is abroad! The small chap In blue
overalls with a thirst for age and the privileges that go with
It sits behind bis very own white fence In the low cedars, with
one of his father's fat, brown cigars. And up In the still blue
Autnmn air, lighted by the sun, the smoke wreath curls!
For he makes much smoke! . That's why he smoked, you see.
The Indian be read about In that wild-life book used smoke to
signal across the vasty mllee of bills and prairie country but
be never remembers that while the smoke curls high and wide.
And down upon him bears the fighting vessel that Is his father.
But like Love, who digs his curls out of sight and fore
the rest of him, the small thing under the cedars, with a
strange, queer sense of foreboding, as though he bad eaten
hugely of onions and vinegar, within him, believes himself
We are Love the pair who love and dissemble, the little
chap with the numb feet and the cough, little "Oh My" with
the itching wealth, poor Billy-boy with the future woe within
him! We dream that we move In darkness, that neither the
folk around us nor the bine sky above us can see wnat we do
or think. We hide our loving and our hating, our cheer and
our glooms, our poverty and our winnings but tn a little
while we can no longer strangle our cough, the signal smoke
curls up and the blue sky and all the world knows. We are
dear dissemblers and Heaven loves ns! Just the same.
Use Common Sense When You Meet Strangers
By DOROTHV DIX
S It U moat unfortunate that In order to
warn young. Ignorant and unsophisticated
girls against certain perils that liese.t
them It la necessary to overestimate the
danger and lay un-
upon It They have
enough to discrim
inate tn different
cases, and to to
protect them you
must warn them
againat the haiard
entirely, as you
would keep a child
from failing out of
the window by tail
ing it to atay In
the middle of the
For instance. It la
a well known fact
that there are
old women, apparently the very essence
of respectability, who travel about on
boats and trains for the sole purpose of
An Old, Family Cough
t Remedy, Home-Made
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By making this pint of old-time cough
syrup at home you not only save about
iS, as compared with the ready-made
kind, but you will also have a much more
rrompt and positive remedy in every way.
t overcomes the usual coughs, throat and
chest eoids in 24 hours relieves even
I whooping cough quickly and is excellent,
1 too, for bronchitis, bronchial asthma,
hoarseness and spasmodic croup.
Get from any drug store 2 ounces of
Pinex (60 cents worth), pour it into a
pint bottle and fill the bottle with plain
granulated sugar syrup. Full directions
with I'mex. Keeps perfectly and tastes
You can feel this tak fioM of a nnuirh
or cold in a way that means business. It
?ulckiy loosens the dry, hoarae or pain
nl eoucrn and heala the inriameil mom.
branea. It also has a remarkable effect
ID overcoming the persistent loone coutfh
v stopping the formation of phlegm In
the throat and bronchial tubes.
The effect of I'ine on the membranea is
known bv almost every one. Pinex is a
most valuable concentrated compound of
vennina Norway nine extrart rnmhinf
witn guaiacoi ana otoer natural healing
There are manv worthless Imilitlnn,
of this famous mixture. To avoid die
annointment. ask vour druviriit for "4U
ounces of Pinex," and do nut accept any
A guarantee of absolute satisfaction,
nr monev Promptly refunded, iroea m it h
this preparation. The Pinex Co., It
scraping acquaintance with pretty young
country stria going to the cltlea to seek
employment. It ia the horrible business
of these harpies to gain the confidence
of these girls, and to benovelently offer
them shelter until they can find some
thing to do, and thus to lure the poor
Innocents into places of Infamy, from
which many of them never escape.
For this reason the welfare societies
for young girls, the Travellers' Aid so
ciety and every mother who la wise to
the dark ways of the world, impress on
the minds of the girls the danger of mak
ing chance acquaintance when they axe
travelling with' any woman, no matter
how much like a mother she appears.
Hence, when a benevolent old lady speaks
to a young girl she Is apt to be severely
snubbed, and should ahe artlessly offer
the girl some peppermint drops the girl
Iwould decline, because she would be
suspicious of being drugged. Nor. If the
old lady should faint, would the girl
rush to her rescue, becsuse she has been
told that that Is a favorite trick.
Now, obviously, most of the garruloua
old ladies who are travelling about, and
who would like to fall into conversation
with the girls they meet, and who re
minds them of their own granddaughters,
are guileless and harmless as babes. But
how Is the girl to know which old lady
is a leader in the church in Bird Center
and which Is a white slaver? .She can't
tell and ao In the Interest of her own
safety ahe has to be taught to be suspi
cious of all strantce women.
Precisely the samo thing 1b to be said
about the girl's dealings with men. The
great majority of men are chivalrous
toward women, and a girl would be as
safe with them aa sho would with her
own brothers. But there is that terribly
minority who are wolves in vheep s
clothing, and who ruthlessly prey on
innocence, and to protect herself against
them the girl has to be taught to 'ware
every strange man. '
fche has to be taught the danger of
what seema an innocent flirtation; not
(o pick up acquaintances who have not
been properly introduced and vouched
for; not to enter Into conversation with
men she accidentally nieeu; not to eat
or drink with or aycoept courtesies from
men she doesn't know. This strenuous
rule often brings ab-jut idiotic and
ridiculous results, as in the case of a
kind-hearted and polite gentleman 1
knew, who aeelng a young woman hav
ing a $fiu hat about to be melted down
Into a pulp in a sudden shower, and
mindful of how his own wife would fsul
about such a catastrophe, gallantly
proffered his umbrella to the lady. "Kir,"
she exclaimed, haughtily, "I wilt call
the police if you speak to ma again."
Still another man of most Innocent In
tention, who selzud a girl by the ana
and snatched her from sudden death
under the wheels of an automobile got
'Whetch! How dare you!" for hU paius.
Of course, this la carrying tha matter
to a silly extreme. Mill, tn srder to
protect the ewe lamb against the wolves
It has been necessary to engender a dis-
Mother and Daughter
trust of all wolves In her confiding
But while these sweenlnir rules snnlv
to young girls, women of mature age!
are not bound by them, and they should !
have enough Intelligence and knowledge j
of the world to know when and where
to make exceptions, and to be able to
discriminate between men who are deep,
dark-eyed villains and men who are
companionable, and who look upon '
women, not from the point of aex, but;
as follow human beings. j
This point of view is emphasised by j
the experience of a young woman of my 1
acquaintance, a woman of O and a level-
headed business woman, who spent a!
recent Sunday afternoon tn the park. A '
middle-aged man occupied tha other end I
of the bench on which ahe sat, and after j
a while made some casual remark about :
the passing throng. Bhe answered In !
the same spirit, and they drifted Into a
moot Interesting conversation that they
both enjoyed and they parted without
the man making the slightest attempt
to find out who the young woman was.
It was all as Innocent and friendly
and Impersonal as two ships that hall
each other as they pass at sea, but the
young woman's family gave her a ter
rlflo scolding when they heard of It, and
considered that she had committed a
grave indiscretion. .
This la utter nonsense. A woman of
SI hud enough sense to take rare of her
self unless she Is an Imbecile, and should
not be allowed out at all. Also a busi
ness woman learns mighty quickly to
slse a man up and tell what his Inten
tions are. even before he knows himself.
Whatever the society woman and the
home-keeping woman may think about
It, the woman who works with men soon
finds out that every man Isn't trying to
flirt wtlh every woman, and that no
woman has sufficient attractions to
make men pursue her after she shows
them that she doesn't wish to toe
After all, the best chaperon In the
world is good, hard, horse sense. The
woman who uses that ran else up sny
situation, and tread the aafe path be
tween prudence and prudery.
The man who attempts to settle a row
between two women la in for punishment
worse than anything ever Inflicted on tha
innocent bystander at a riot.
Aa a rule Interesting talkers are rather
chary In the matter of conversation.
Bome of these army recruiting station
handbills have the real estate promoters
beat a mile.
When nutn's stomach works harder
than his hands, everything will become
a bore to him sooner or later.
Of coarse, one-half of the world be
lieves the other half la Muffing.
I not Imagine that many persons are
tying awake nights worrying over your
By ELLA WHEKLKR WTLOOX.
What a lovely sight la a young mother
with her baby daughter! How charming
are the love and tenderness expressed In
the mother's face as shs watches her
little girl toddling
about the room
when she first be
gins to walk!
How sweet Is her
trouhle. Then how
Interested and anx
ious she Is that her
enjoy the best ad
and how proud she
becomes when ths
young girl receives
credit marks at
But as this child
develops Into wo
manhood how rarely does the mother
keep ths same close sympathy, tha same
tender understanding, the same sweat
patience. In the association with her.
When a woman falls to win the first
place In her daughter's heart aa friend,
counsellor and ayropathlser. It U no one's
fault but her own. I make this asser
tion without reaervatlon or exception. Of
course, there will be a clamor of protest
from "devoted mothers." but I know
what the average Idea of devotion on a
mother's part la, and I call It by other
To make a slave of yourself for your
child, to try to save your daughter from
menial labor, to try to dress her better
than other girls and to tax your strength
and purse In order to give bar luxuries,
la not devotion. It la unwise ambition
and folly on your part. It U sowtng the
seeds of selfishness and Indolence In a
receptive young mind, that has come Into
being through no wtsh of Its own.
Having brought the girl Into the world.
It is your duty to study her aa you
would some plant were you a hortlcultur
1st. and to be patient, loving and gentle
with her faults and sympathetic with her
It Is your life work to make a noble
and worthy woman of her and to lead her
by the power of unfailing love and cheer,
fulness to be your pride and comfort and
Tou ran only do this by controlling
yourself in her presence, by setting her
an example of dignity and patlenee and
all -embracing love; by eliminating all bit
terness, all gloom, all carping crttlolsm
from your heart, and by bestowing upon
her nine words of appreciation for every
one of fault-finding. '
Tou must win her respect before she
ran be asked to respect you, Tou must
he lovable before you can expect her to
give you more than the duty regard
which so many ohlldren are obliged to
make serve for filial affection.
You must be sweet and responsive and
ympathetio before ahe can confide tn
you, and you must be tactful and merry
and wise in your methods of teaching
her to be industrious and unselfish and
thoughtful of you and others.
The girt who Is reminded of her dis
agreeable Inheritance from ancestors,
naturally does not feel herself responsi
ble for her faults. Yet ahe I for tha
divine Inheritance la there, and If she
Is taught to cultivate that, no earthly
traits can dominate or control her.
It Is this truth, madame, which you
should impress upon your daughter's
mind from the oradle to womanhood.
You should say to her: "Tou are God's
creation, sent to 'earth to beautify and
bless It with your sweetness. I know
you will be all that I want you to be.
The child used to love and praise feels
the force of a merited reproof, while It
falls dead upon the ears of one accus
tomed to continual fault-finding and
nagging and Ill-temper.
If you have let your child slip too far
away from you to bring her back, and
If you have cultivated weeds Inatead of
flowers In her heart, at least take tha
blame upon yourself and do not assumt
the air of a martyr before the world
Ycu were the architect of your daugh
ter's character before her birth on-,
afterward. You could have made her
anything you wished her to be had love
and patience been your tool.
Ood and a wise mother can overcom
heredity and environment and defy the
devil and fate In educating a girl's heart.
Ood always does His part by Implant
ing the divine nature, but It Is tin
mother's work to develop It.
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preferring to (rind h at home,
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Miller of the Famous Tone Bros, Spice
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