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What Dose It Take to Be Popular?
BT WHEELER WILiCOX
I, To tie popular in
.the world of art is.
| according to the can
ions of the "high
brow critic," to be a
dweller outside of
the Inner sanctuary.
Yet the Sermon on
the Mount Is popular.
ses all the qualities
of real greatness
must be popular,
even though things
which possess no
qualities of greatness
may be widely popu
Simplicity nmi Sym
Wedge* to All
The large majority of people may
like something mediocre, and only few
may like something which contains
many of the elements of greatness—
something too fine for the masses to
comprehend—but that which possesses
ALL the elements of greatness must
reach and grip the whole race. For,
among those elements, simplicity and
sympathy must be counted, those open
ing wedges to all minds.
The human being who Is popular Is
sometimes accused of being all things
to all men. and there is a cant phrase
much in vogue among the unpopular
about "caring only for a few people and
being cared for by only a few." And
this serves frequently as an easv excuse
for the unpopularity of the dull or the
To be a popular Individual in any
community of self-respecting and mor
ally disposed citizens, and to grow In
popularity with acquaintance and time,
calls for nobility of character, purity of
purpose and kindness of heart.
It calls also for tact, ro r discretion,
for good judgment, for unselfishness,
for generosity, for amiability and the
power to bring out the best In others.
It calls for a heart big enough to re
joice In the achievements of others. It
calls for the elimination of all lealousv
all tendencies to gossip, all impulses to
be indolent. Or indlfferenl, or self-cen
Their Married Life
By MABEL HERBERT URNER
"It's almost Indecent for her to take
rooms at the same hotel," declared
Carrie vindictively. "It was bad
enough for her to stay at the hos
pital—hut now to follow him back to
"Dut Dob's fat - from well yet," pro
tested Helen. "And lie wants her
with him every minute. Al'(er all, if
they're to be married in June, does it
make so much difference?"
"The whole thing's inexcusable. No
one ever heard of a girl going to live
at the hotel with the man she's en
gaged to. Dut you sent for her—
.Vou're the cause of all (his 'melo
dramatic' reunion, so I suppose (his
sort of thing appeals (o you."
I don't know wha( you mean by
"(his sort of thing,' Carrie. Dut if
Louise wants to stay a »voek longer
while Dob is convalescing, I don't
see (hat ii makes so very much dif
ference at what hotel she stays. If
it's more convenient for her to be
there why shouldn't she?"
"Oh, it's hopeless to talk to you. I
might have known 1 was wasting my
time coming here. You always had
oncer ideas about conventions. Now
if there's a scandal in the family,
we'll have you to thank for it."
Carrie's brief call was most dis
quieting. AVlie.n she lefl, Helen's re
s'..tment was mingled with anxious
That (lie whole family blamed her
bitterly for having senl Cor Louise
Helen knew. They refused to attrib
ute Dob's recovery to Louise's pres
ence, but violently opposed the re
newed engagement. And now they
•were scandalized al the thought of
her taking rooms at the same hotel.
So scathing had been Carrie's de
nunciation of this plan, that although
Helen had already given it her entire
approval, she now began to waver.
After all it might cause some un
She determined (o talk it over with
Louise thai afternoon. They were
10 meet, at Dob's rooms to have them
in readiness, for he was leaving the
Helen in Doubt
Dut knowing Louise's inflexibility
where he was concerned, Helen
dpubted if any arguments as to the
"conventions" would influence her.
Their appointment was for 3, and
they met in the reception hall of
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nowadays has medical treatment at such
times, but many approach the experi
ence with an organism unfitted for the
trial of strength, and when it is over
her system has received a shock from
■which it is hard to recover. Following
right upon this comes the nervous strain
of caring for the child, and a distinct
change in the mother results.
There is nothing more charming than
a happy and healthy mother of children,
and indeed child-birth under the right
conditions need be no hazard to health or
beauty. The unexplainable thing is
that, with all the evidence of shattered
nerves and broken health resulting from
BB unprepared condition, and with am
ple time in which to prepare, women
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TUESDAY EVENING, HARRJSBURG TELEGRAPH APRIL 28, 1914.
Therefore, It would seem that an am
bition to be popular Is at the same
time an ambition to become a worth
while Individual and a practical Chris
The man who sets out to be a great
discoverer In science, or a great creator
In the world of art, may not have the
time to become a popular man In his
own social circle. But, If lie is de
cidedly unpopular, he Is sure to lack
some of the large elements of charac
ter which are necessary to bring him
to the summit of the heights he seeks.
Unless he is liked and respected by
those who know him best something Is
amiss with the man.
There Is a cheap and temporary popu
larity which conies from the ability to
amuse others, from the . uropenslt-- to
be generous to the limit of extrava
gance, and to be ever ready with un
meaning flattery, but the reign of these
social leaders and lions is always brief.
Sincerity and tact are two qualities
which make for lasting popularity.
Sinoerlty in thought and purpose," tact
In the application of that virtue.
The tactful person knows when and
how to be silent.
Many sincere Individuals think a bru
- expression of the most unpleasant
and disagreeable opinions is an evidence
of their sincerity. But the tactful man
or woman knows when to speak and
when to be still and how to change a
topic of conversation when some one
has trodden on delicate grounil.
Women Should I,earn tile Art or
The woman who desires to be popu
lar should first of all learn the charm
which lies in listening well; and she
should cultivate the art of drawing
others out. of making those with whom
she is thrown shine to their best ad
if a man talks well lead him to con
verse: if lie sings well Induce liiin to
sing; and to bring forth the most at
tractive qualities and accomplishments
of her women friends is a sure wav for
any woman to take a long step' for
ward on tlie -ond to popularity.
Such a woman, possessing mi marked
accomplishments herself, and without
beauty or great mental gifts, stands a
the hotel. Helen got the keys from
the clerk, and (hey went up to Ilob's
rooms on the seventh floor.
The blind* were drawn and the
place was close and musty from hav
ing been shut up for several weeks.
Helen raised '(he windows, whilo
Louise glanced around wi(h a look
<>f rapt wonder.
How often I've tried to picture his
rooms wondering what (hey would
look like. It's hard (.. realize that
J m really here!"
"I know." mused Helen. "I used to
wonder about Warren's room and all
his things. I suppose every woman
idealizes Hie surrounatngs of (ho man
Louise glanced at some books on
the center tabic, then went over to
tile chiffonier in the alcove dressing
room. Lovingly she touched tho
brushs and trinkets that lay there
»s though a-thrill with the intimacy
or i( all.
ifl the bed there were two large
bundles of laundry which Helen now
unwrapped, handing the list to Louise.
I don't suppose lie ever checked
his laundry in his life--but we
will. Six shirts, eight collars, two
pajamas, three pair socks, seven
handkerchiefs, two suits of under
Louise, with tense interest, marked
them off the list, and then helped to
put them away in the chiffonier
She lingered yearningly over each
garment. Duttons wfere off, button
holes torn—all the ravages of the
modern "hand laundry" on (lie de
fenseless bachelor's clothes.
Louise Is Iluppy
"I'll have time to mend them'all
U? '"the week I'm here," joyouslv.
Oh, its so wonderful that I should
be here—doing this! Think how ut
terly wretched 1 was two weeks ago!
Helen, the whole world's changed in
the last ten days!"
"I know, dear. And oh, I want it
to stay changed! I want you to be
tranquilly, restfully happy now
without any more misunderstand
"Do you know," dreamily, "one of
the first things he said, as soon as
the doctor let him talk, was that he
was willing to concede everything
rather than lose me again. Oh, he
needs ine so! He makes mo feel that
he needs me! And he's very gentle
now—very different from tile old
A moment's silence. Then Helen
drew Louise down beside her on the
couch with an earnest:
"Dear, this is hard to say—but I
feel so responsible for it "all—that
there's something I must speak to
Louise looked at her wonderingly.
"It's about your staying here in
this hotel for a week or so. I've
been thinking it over and I'm—l'm
not sure that it will be wise."
Helen hesitated. "Well, Carrie
came to see me this morning. She
thinks it would be very indiscreet—
that it would cause comment."
"Carrie!" with scornful impatience.
"Oh, T know Carrie hates me—she has
all alone. She s hardly spoken lo me
at the hospital, but I've been so happy
I haven't cared. You don't think I
mind what SHE says?"
"Dut, Louise, she may be right it
may cause comment."
"What if it does?" proudly. "If a
few gossipy people wish to miscon
strue things they can. Do you think
that would influence me—now?"
Helen was pulling thoughtfully at
the tassel on the corner of a sofa pil
low. Somehow the argumenls she
had meant to advance seemed sud
denly inadequate. And yet there was
i still the feeling that it would not be
best for Louise to so defy conven
■\ Bold Plan
"Do you know," Louise started up,
walked to the window and back
again, "I may not take other rooms—
I may stay right In these! I may
marry Bob at the hospital to-morrow
—and come here—as his wife."
"Oh, 1 know his whole family
would be up in arms! They'd want
all the rod tape and conventions of a
formal wedding. Dut I'm not con
sidering his family—l'm considering
Dob and myself."
"Dul Bob," faltered Helen. "I al
ways thoughl he was so very con
servative? I'd imagine' he'd want a
very conventional wedding."
"He does. He hasn't even sug
gested this." (lushing slightly. "I
haven'! either, yet but 1 tliink I
shall. I'm not going to risk any more
separations—l've suffered too much."
"I know, oh, I know," murmured
Helen, drawing Louise's hand into
"You don't' know," bitterly, "you
CAN T know what 1 went through in
(hose three months at Palm Reach!
I (rled (o force myself (o mingle with
other people, to accept attentions
from other men—anything <o forget.'
far better chance of becoming popular
than the self-conscious venus. or the
prodigy of brilliant attainments, who
only, enjoys herself when occupying the
center of the social stage and basking
in the glare of the spotlight.
Unselfishness, then, is the keynote to
popularity, as it is the key to the
highest moral worth. But this unself
ishness must be mingled with good
sense, with tact, with delicacy and re
finement. In order to serve as an aid
Without these ingredients unselfish
ness and generosity sometimes become
obtrusive, officious, and offensive.
Tile most perfect type of popular
woman is she who can shine like the
sun when sunshine is needed; yet who,
like that orb, does not always shine,
but retires behind the clouds and calls
attention to the brilliancy of the stars
and the moon. One who can be enter
taining, or amusing, or instructive, as
occasion demands, but who can always
put herself in the background In order
to exhibit the graces and charms of
others, and who is ever ready to rejoice
In another's success without any be
littling clause affixed to praise.
One who can be tolerant of the Ideas
and opinions of others, while holding
entirely opposite ones; and who knows
how to hold fast to her own ideals
while understanding- how others may
fail to do so.
The popular woman has quick percep
tions, and, however great her vogue,
she is never blinded by conceit to such
an extent that she fails to perceive her
own faults or neglects correcting them
once she sees them.
That which she finds disagreeable In
others she decides to avoid doing her
Seek to lie n Itciipflt tind n Comfort to
And those graces and qualities which
appeal to her in others she cultivates.
To seek popularity for the sake of
being popular means the undermining
To seek it through a desire to be a
benefit, a pleasure and a comfort to
humanity means the building of char
Yet there wasn't a moment that my
t hough I s were away from him!
"I tried to deceive myself info
thinking: I was brave and strong
and 'fiercely proud'! Yes, that's the
phrase 1 kept always before nv
llereely proud'! That's what he once
said of me, and T was trying to live
np to H. Hut all the time I was
secretly longing for some excuse to
come back. 'Fiercely proud'," scorn
fully. "j know now, where Hob was
concerned, T never had any real pride.
It only a cheap imitation."
I<ouis«\ don't! 'You're not fair to
"I'm at least truthful —I haven't
been before. What you thought was
pride and strength was renlly only a
ureal bluff—and T couldn't have kept.
" "I'- If Dob hadn't been sick, If
you hadn't wired for me—oh, I'd have
come back ♦anyway! I couldn't have
stayed away much longer."
•lust as Strong
Helen shook her head. "You say
thai now—but you wouldn't have come
back. I know you wouldn't. You're
nervous and unstrung from being
there at (he hospital, but f know
>on re just as strong as vou ever
"I'm slrong enough not to let. a.
few meaningless conventions stand
between us now. I'll marry Dob and
come here, or I'll come hero without
marrying him," recklessly. "Rut I'm
going to stay with him until lie's
well. Do you think, after those
months of anguish, that I'd care
what anyone 'says'? Vou can't suffer
like that, you can't * - ant. any one as
much as I wanted Dob—without be
coming intolerant of most conven
"Yet Bob is the narrowest, most
conventional of men! I know, be
cause in those things he's so mUch
like Warren. Don't, Louise; don't iet
him see this phase of you—l'm afraid
he wouldn't understand."
"Perhaps not. Most women are at
heart much more unconventional
than men. Vou know that's true,"
defiantly. "You know that every
woman has reckless, desperate moods
when she's capable of any unconven
"Yes, I do know that," admitted
Helen. "Dut I've never dared let
Warren see me in those moods."
"Well, I shan't be so cautious,"
passionately. "To-morrow I'll give
Dob a fine exhibition of a tempera
mental woman! Of one thing I'm
determined," Louise • caught her
breath, "nothing is going to separate
us now! Not even if it means defy
ing all the conventions —and the
whole Curtis family!"
County Medical to Hold
Four May Meetings
The May bulletin of meetings of the
Dauphin County Medical Society and
the Harrisburg Academy of Medicine
indicate that four meetings will take
place next month. The council of the
Academy will meet May 1; the board
of governors of the Medical Society
will meet May 26. On Tuesday, May
5, the Medical Soelets' will hear a tri
part program to include papers by Dr.
C. B. L. Keene on "Scarlet Fever and
Its Meaning." Dr. Raunick will dis
cuss quarantine; Dr. Farnsler will talk
on "Throat and Ear Complications."
On May 29 the Academy will hear a
paper by Dr. Jesse L. Lenker on "The
Diagnosis of Heart Disease Due to
Arteriosclersosis, Rheumatism and
Entertainment by Class
of Penbrook U. B. Church
Special to The Telegraph
Penbrook, Pa., April 28. —Class No. 8
of the United Drethren Church will
hold a musical and literary entertain-
I liient in l he auditorium of the church
on Thursday niglit. The class is taught
by Miss Belle Spangler and tho pro
ceeds will be turned over to the build
ing fund of the church. The following
program will be rendered: Invocation,
the Rev. H. M. Miller; song, "Blossom
Dells," Class No. 2; reading, selected,
Miss Ethel V-alentine; piano trio, Miss
Ruth Hoover, Miss Helen Aungst and
Miss Frances Kooser; sketch, "Other
People's Children;" vocal solo. Miss
Marguerite Sheafter; reading, "Moth
er's Fool." Miss Dessio Montgomery;
piano duet, Misses Ethel Valentine and
Stella Bnlsbaugh; address, Professor
K. Good: sketch. "Good Maxims;"
rending. Miss Mary Herman; piano
solo, Talitha Shope; sketch, "The
Three Wishes;" octette, "Nightingale
and Rose." Miss Jane Kline, Miss Mae
Hoofnagle, Miss Ruth Nlssley, Miss
Belle Spangler, Leon Garman, Arthur
Aungst, Charles Walters and Emmitt
A MUSICAL TREAT
Through tho courtesy of the Thos.
A. Fdison Co. the public will be af
forded the opportunity of hearing Mr.
Edison's latest invention, the Edison
Diamond Disc Phonograph at which he
has worked thirty-five years to perfect.
Technical high school auditorium
Thursday evening April 30 at 8 p. m.
Admission by ticket only. Tickets may
be secured free of charge at the J. H
Troup Music House, 15 South Market
CROSS U. S. BORDER
[Continued from First Page.]
statement to-day as to what proposals
the United States would submit as a
hosts for mediation. It was announced
that nothing would be said that might
In any way embarrass the mediators.
At the regular Cabinet meeting at tl
o'closk the formulation of the Ameri
can proposals to the mediators was a
subject of consideration.
Fletcher Within His
Rights, London's Belief
By Associated Press
London. April 28.—The seizure yes
terday by Rear Admiral Fletcher of
the property British owned Terminal
•Company at Vera Cruz is accepted by
the British Foreign Office as quite
within the Admiral's rights. Officials
here regard the Admiral's action as
coming within the ordinary routine of
such circumstances. Tt was stated to
day that if the Terminal Company
presented a claim to the British For
eign Office it will be forwarded to
Washington in the ordinary course.
British Royal Marines
Rescue Eight Americans
Ily Associated Press
Washington, D. C., April 28.—Ad
m'-al Mayo reported that Admiral
Cradock of the British cruiser Herml
one had dispatched Major Clark and a
detachment of British royal marines
forty miles inland from Tampico to
rescue eight Americans at Orange Hill
and was expected back to-night. The
Herjjiione sent thirteen refugees
aboard the Des Moines to-day.
Admiral Badger reported that It
would be inadvisable to send an Amer
ican ship to the Yucatan district, "as tt
might start anti-American demonstra
• In regard to the reports from Tam
pico that American citizens there were
indignant because of the departure of
the American battleships from the
r'ver, Secretary of tlie Navy Daniels
said to-day that, this action had been
taken after Admiral Cradock had in
formed Admiral Mayo that he would
undertake to receive Americans from
Tampico aboard the Hermione and
transfer them to the Des Moines up
on the American vessels taking a
position at sea. This arrangement, tt
wa's thought, Mr. Daniels said, would
make anti-American demonstrations in
Tampico less likely.
"I will go in and bring the refugees
to you," the British admiral was re
ported to have said to Admiral Mayo.
United States Does Not
Own Embassy in Mexico
By Associated Press
Washington, D. C., April 28. —-
Should anti-American demonstrations
develop an attack on the American
Embassy in Mexico City, the offenders
will be. injuring Mexican property ami
not American. The United States does
not own the Embassy building in the
Mexican capital and its lease runs out
June 1, next.
Grey Hopes Mediation
Plan Will Be Successful
Py Associated Press
London, April 28. —"The trouble in
Mexico is one of grave concern to the
British government on account of the
large British commercial interests in
volved. and we. of course, are ready
to encourage and further in any way
wo can any proposals for mediation
which will have the effect of bringing
the trouble to an end."
This statement was made by Sir Ed
ward Grey, the British foreign secre
tary, in the House of Commons to
■day when he formally announced that
the United States had accepted the
proffered mediation of Argentina, Bra
zil and Chile. He did not mention the
reports that the European powers
were bringing pressure to bear on
General Huerta to accede to the de
mands of the United States.
Federals Attempt to
Combine With Rebels
Washington, D. C., April 28.—Rear
Admiral Mayo, at Tampico, reported
to-day that the federal forces there
are making further overtures to the
Constitutionalists for a combination
against the United States. He said the
Constitutionalists are still tiring.
Refugees Say Huerta
Will Soon Vacate Chair
Vera Cruz, April 28. —That Vlctorl
ano Huerta will voluntarily abdicate
or will bo forced out within a few days
is the belief ol' American refugees who
arrived on a special train lrom the
capital this afternoon.
Federico Gamboa, former minister
of foreign affairs, once governor of
Yucatan and candidate of the Catholic
party against Huerta, is named by the
antl-Huerta group as the man to sup
According to the refugees, anti
lluerta sentiment has so crystallized av
the capital that on Saturday the con
spirators made an attempt to oust the
dictator, but failed.
England, Germany and France rec
ognized the Huerta government long
ago, BO that they were In a position to
give their counsels without arousing
the dictator's suspicion and resent
Industrial safety formed the topic
which engrossed a roomful of
Bell Telephone employees in the
Board of Trade building last
night. James B. Douglas, man
ager of the claim department of
the United Gas Improvement com
pany, Philadelphia, offered the chief
entertainment. His address on safety
in modern industrial methods was em
bellished with many lantern slides il
lustrating his points. In the discus
sion which followed Mr. Douglas' lec
ture Inspector Palmer of the depart
ment of Labor and Industry showed
that the number of accidents through
out the state has been greatly do
creased since the insistence on safety
first principals on railroads and in in
dustries. Other speakers were: G. T.
Eldridge and G. M. Cole. Harrisburg
Gas Company; H. F. Hope, and A.
Shultz of the Bell's plant department,
this city; B. Jutten of the A. T. and
T., Philadelphia; H. W. Springer,
plant supervisor of the Bell company
at Altoonn and U. O. Demming, plant
supervisor at Willlamsport.
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to be Issued from the press sometime
in Ju 118.
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WILL OBSERVE MEMORIAL DAY
Blaln, Pa., April 28.—Memorial
Day, Saturday, May SO, will be ob
served here with special exercises. The
services will be in charge of the Junior
Order United American Mechanics,
Blain Council, No. 583. The Blaln
Cornet Band will furnish the music
and a parade will form at 1 o'clock.
The Rev. B. H. Hart, pastor of the
Fifth Street Methodist Churcb, Har
risburg, a former Perry countlan, will
deliver the memorial address.
The broiling pan is easily cleaned with hot water and I]
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No Votes For Women!
You Are Cordially Invited
to Attend the Sessions of
Pennsylvania Anti-Suffrage Convention
Y. M. C. A. HALL
Thursday, April 30th, 1914
Afternoon 2:30 Evening 8:15
Addresses by Able Speakers at Both Sessions >
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be obtained during the year. And then you gain in quality, too, for the
coal sent fjom the mines at this time of the year may be thoroughly
screened before delivery, a difficult matter In cold weather when frost
will cause the dirt to cling to the coal. So to buy Montgomery coal
now is to buy the best quality of the best coal at the lowest prices.
Place your order.
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TO IIOM) MERCHANTS SMOKER
An interesting program lias hcjJk
arranged for the smoker by the r<?-~'
tail merchants branch of the Harrife.-
burg Chamber of Commerce to-mor
row night. A humorous talk will be
given by A. A. Aal, of Reading. The
smoker will be held in the rooms of
the Chamber of Commerce in the Kun