You and your star!
Thou hast ordered all things in measure and number, and weight.”
BOOK or WISDOM, CHAPTER xi, v. 30
The zodiacal influence for the month of July in general. Its effect on the character, disposition, finance and health of persons born in this period of the year.
The Zodiacal Sign of Cancer, First House of the Triplicity of Water, commences oh June 21ˢᵗ, but for seven days, being overlapped by the previous Sign, it does not come into full power until on or about June 28ᵗʰ. From this date onwards it is in full strength until July 20ᵗʰ, and is then for seven days gradually losing its force on account of becoming overlapped by the “cusp” of the incoming Sign of Leo. Persons born in the “cusp” partake of the attributes of Signs, the one they are leaving and the one they are coming into.
The Sign of Cancer, or “the Crab,” was so called by the ancients because the Sun at this time of the year appears to advance and retreat in the heavens like the movements of a crab.
People born in this part of the year, namely from June 21ˢᵗ to July 27ᵗʰ, are painstaking and industrious in all they undertake, but are inclined to have extremes of good and bad fortune. In gambling in shares they generally lose, whereas in legitimate business work they can be most successful. They possess, however, as a rule, a keen desire for speculation and often lose business they have built up after years of hard work by this tendency in their nature.
Like the symbol of “The Crab” they often advance and retreat both in work and ideas; they may reach a certain point in some definite plan or career and then surprise everyone by stopping or turning back at the most critical moment.
As a rule they have great “ups and downs” in money matters, unless they have conquered their speculative tendency early in life and accumulated wealth and put it aside for the emergencies that must sooner or later crop up in their careers.
People born in this part of the year often reach very high exalted positions or gain some pinnacle of fame where they cannot escape the dazzling light of publicity. In their home lives, however, they usually go through a great deal of trouble and are seldom surrounded by great happiness, no matter how successful they may appear in the eyes of the world.
As a rule they are “dreamers” of large plans. They evolve big ideals for the welfare of others, but if they meet opposition and criticism they suffer keenly, but silently, and are inclined to become cynical and shut themselves up in their own immediate surroundings.
Although of a deeply affectionate disposition, they are seldom demonstrative and are wrongly considered cold and unemotional.
They have large imagination and often make excellent artists, writers, composers, or dramatists, and under some dates in this Zodiacal Sign, great organizers in industry or business. Generally they have splendid memories and store up knowledge of all kinds in their minds. They often make excellent psychics or become deeply interested in occult studies or in religion, or in some unusual philosophy of life.
They have deep love for what they call “their own people,” for family customs and for tradition.
In health they should be particularly careful in what they eat, as they are liable to ptomaine poisoning, inflammation of the stomach and digestive tract, gastric attacks, internal tumours, cancer and dropsy.
The influence of the Moon for persons born in this period of the year is inclined to play a considerable role, and renders the constitution somewhat delicate, but the delicacy is of a kind that can be mastered and held in check by the application of will-power. The emotional nature, being stronger than the physical, most of the ailments will be brought about by ill-controlled feelings and morbid imagination.
Worry, anxiety and fears for the future should be avoided, as they only serve to bring on bad health. Persons born in this period of the year have a strong liability to suffer with rheumatism, gout and imperfect functioning of the blood circulation, and danger from chills and protracted colds, weakening the resistance of the lungs.
The influence of Neptune and the Moon will cause persons born in this part of the year to have many unexpected changes in their lives. They should lookout for financial loss through the fraudulent conduct of others or companies and syndicates offering large returns for a small outlay. They should be very careful in all financial dealings, exercising special caution in the signing of papers, contracts, agreements and documents concerning which there is any element of uncertainty. Financial benefits accrue to them in most peculiar ways or by contact with peculiar persons. They often gain from some totally unexpected source and come into money by the most odd and peculiar means.
They nearly always find success in investments connected with oil interests, refining of oil or coal, also with shipping, radium, platinum, electricity, antiques, curios and the importation of drugs and liquids. Also in public life and in positions of responsibility.
Success by investing in large public utility companies and associations is generally good, but particular attention should be given to concerns which cater directly or indirectly for the needs and requirements of the masses at large.
Persons born in this period of the year are often successful as pioneers and explorers and in the opening up and development of land, and mines of all kinds.
MARRIAGE, UNIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, ETC.
They will find their most harmonious relationships with persons born in their own Sign of Cancer, June 21ˢᵗ to July 20ᵗʰ, First House of Water; October 21ˢᵗ to November 20ᵗʰ, Sign of Scorpio, Second House of Water; and February 19ᵗʰ to March 20ᵗʰ, Sign of Pisces, Third House of Water, and in the seven days of the “cusp” at the beginning or ending of each of these periods.