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i Jttii, SUNDAY HKKALD, SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 1S9Q.
A LAY SERMON BY BAB.
3IK11 SKNSIKIiK JDSAS ON JtAKKIAGR
Our Dlvorco I-nws Too Ioorc "VVhnt Mnltos
1VonnnIjovnl)lc "Womnn's Duty to Ilcr
llusbnnd Is Queen Vlctnrln Rlulit ?
Trotty Woman's Spring Uonnct.
Special Correspondence of Sunday Hkhat.I).
New Youk, April 11, 1S0O.
Wc regard this as a progressive nge. Wc
believe we know more llinn any people in the
world, anil cverj woman's daughter among us
would scofT nt the idea of not being a better
political economist than was her graudmothcr.
And yet she saves her money in the same way
and secretes it in precisely the same place i. c,
her stocking. You think this isn't true ? Well,
then, you haven't seen the last new thing in
stockings. Way on the upper part of the leg is
set a cute little pocket, with a lap that buttons
over, and in this Mademoiselle may put away
the roll of bank notes that represents her win
WIIBllH WOMUX CAK11Y TnEIU MONHY.
Women have always had curious ideas about
where to keep money when traveling. I know
one who traveled from New York to Florida
with two thousand dollars between the solo of
her foot and her stocking, and sho slept with
her stockings on. Another one always pinned her
money ju6t inside her corsets, until she was told
that if she fainted auywhero the first thing a
good Samaritan would do would be to unloosen
her bodice and stays, and then some wicked
Pharisee would discover the ducats and grab
them. Since she has heard this she has taken
to pinning the fortune to tho back of her cor
sets, claiming that, even if 6he wero taken ill,
as she would be laid Hat on her back, insensi
ble or not, sho would be 6ure of her treasure.
Women never appreciate the valuo of a check
until it is cashed. It doesn't seem like money
to them, and I feel certain that If the average
woman were offered her choice between five
hundred dollars in notes and a thousand in a
check, and both were before her and she had
no time to think it out much, she would choose
tho live hundred, and conclude 6ho had the best
of the bargain. There is no exaggeration In the
story of a woman who, on hearing somebody
say that a diamond cost fifteen hundred dollars,
asserted: "Oh, no, I am sure it cost more than
that I am sure it was something over a thou
OCIt LOOSK DIVORCE LAWS.
Somebody gave not very long ago what was
jocularlv called a "divorce dinner," as each
guest had either been divorced or had married a
divorcee. Tho newspapers seemed to regard
this as very funny. To anybody who thought
about it, it was sad beyond expression. Do peo
ple go to the altar and swear to be faithful to
each other, to honor each other, and to love
each other, only to go, after a few years, into
the divorce court and show tho world at large
that the faith was worthless, the honor was dis
honor, and the love was merely a gross passion ?
Do men breathe vows of affection to women
only to jest at them afterward? Do women
write words of love to men words that seem to
come from their very hearts only to have these
letters reproduced in the daily paper to make
glad the reader of petty scandals and to delight
those who enjoy the washing of soiled llueu in
public ? If I had my way I would have every
State in the Union as Is one Southern one, I bc
licvo that is, without any divorce law. The
facility with which divorce is gotten makes
every heedless girl, every thoughtless-tempered
man, flee to it to straighten out what is consid
ered their wrongs; whereas, if those two people
firmly believed that the oaths they had taken
srere forever, and that nothing but death could
break them, they would be much less likely to
so Boon grow dissatified with each other.
WHAT .MAKMs WOMAN J.OVA1JI.B.
A woman learns to be forgiving, gentle, and
considerate when she thinks that she wants her
husband's love forever, and a man who finds this
in his wife is very apt to think more of what will
please her, and to regulate his habits, couslder
Lis words and deeds with reference to her who is
to bo the partner of his joys and sorrows through
all his life. There are, of courso, aggravated
cases whare a separation maybe a necessity, but
it should only be a separation, a legal one, pro
tecting the wife aud her children, but permit
ting neither to marry again. Jf this were the
law people would consider bettor when they
married, and divorce, please God, would be un
known. DIVOUCJII) WOMEN AT UXGLAND'S COl'llT.
I have no personal liking for Queen Victoria,
but J must say I do think she is doing her duty
in refusing to receive a divorced woman atcourt.
Understand this means a woman who, through
her own fault, has been divorced by her husband
on the charge of adultery, aud not ono who, for
the same reason, has divorced him. Her Majesty
welcomes tho first Duchess of Marlborough with
outstretched bauds, while to the second one, who
married a divorced man, there Is no greeting what
ever. This distinction is keenly understood in
England and In France, and the divorced ono re
ceives more or less social ostracism, while tho
no who has done the divorcing retains all social
privileges. Here tho same distinction is not
snade, and as things go to-day people who aro
divorced seem te bo as gladly welcomed as if no
Btich blot rested upon them. Hovero ? I don't
WHAT MAItHIAGi: M'.AJ.LY .MKAXb.
Marriage will never bo a perfect success as
long as divorce Is so prevalent. I say "pre
valent" advibedly, because 1 think it, like all
other malignant diseases, is contagious. An
ardent believer in marriage, I yet maintain that
marriage mut-t be for good and for bad. .Like
itself is like an April day, half bhower, half dark
clouds, half sunshine, ending up with the How
of Promise, which God himself ha6 Ect in the
heavens as a sign. Now, when you take a palt
rier for this day you want one with whom you
can find solace during tho dark times, to whom
you can give cherry words, with whom there
will bo enjoyment aud pleasuro during tho golden
hours of happluess, pnd with whom, as you stand
it tho la6t great moment with tho rainbow rays
from the wonderful throne coming down upon
you, thcro will bo no fear, because you two,
mado ono before God, have done what you could.
WOMAN'S DUTV TO HEIt HUSHAND.
"But," says one, "suppose a rnau should be
shiftless or a drunkard ? Did it ever dawn ou
you that where there was ono shiftless man there
were about a hundred shiftless women, who made
untidy homes, who raised careless children, and
whose life was met aphorlcally spent in a wrapper
and curl papers? And yet men have patience
with these women. Did it ever dawn on you
that if your husband were ill of some dreadful
disease you would nurse him faithfully through
it? You smile, and say of course you would.
Well, then, think of the drunkard as a sick man.
Do anything to save him. Let him know that
you stand by htm to the very last. Hide his in
firmity from other people Pride Is not a bad
thing when it means covering up somebody clso's
wounds, and if you do your best, if you never
let any one speak to you of tho great temptation
that comes to your husband, it you make your
boys and girls considerate rather than scoffing,
you may make your homo a happy one, even
with this grief. Better pick a man out of the
gutter and restore him to his self-respect as far
as you can than lot him llo there with his own
gono and yours with it. Forgive everything but
unfaithfulness, and before you judge that think
over your own conduct and decide whether you
have so entirely done your duty that your hus
band was strong enough to withstand tempta
tion. In married life even justice must be tem
pered with mercy, aud remember it's much better
to err ou the side of mercy. The joy that is in
heaven over the otic sinner that returns should
livo in the heart of every woman when it comes
to the question of deciding what is and what is
not right bctweeu her aud her husband.
riiETTr woman's siiuno honnkt.
To como down to a very frivolous though very
womanly topic, it may as well be announced
tha' the mythological, more or less modified, is
obtaiuing in the spring chapeau. Tiny toques
fitting the head very closely aud with fanciful
wings arranged in front should be worn by the
llcct-footed maiden who imagines herself close
kin to Mercury. Helmet-shaped straw hats
ought to be solely dedicated to the feminine B.
A., for they were first woru by the Goddess of
Wisdom, the sage Minerva. Fluffy, fanciful
littlo bonnets with lace butterflies cocked-just
in front were conceived from the frivolous brain
of Psyche, and curious little caps made of straw
lace and having, amoug a lot of leaves, a single
tiny red apple cannot be claimed by anybody
else but that fair woman to whom Paris donated
the prizo for beauty. All these quaint concep
tions arc French to the last degree, and this last
bounct ia p.irticularlv chic, for it is a combina
tion of primness and coquetry. Certainly no
ono but a pretty girl would dare to wear it, for
6he of necessity announces herself as tho prize
beauty when she assumes the apple. Miniature
potatoes are cited as the last novelty in the way
of vegetable trimmings, but the most ardent
seeker after something new certainly cannot
think the potato was ever intended to decorate
the f ciuiuiue head. When you buy your bonnet
do, for the sake of all the world, get your milli
ner to show you how to put it on, aud don't let
it be placed forward when it ought to be back
nor allowed to wriggle about your head in that
unceitaiu way which gives you a look decidedly
suggestive of having had a little too much of
something, even if it's only soda water.
AT LAST A SENSIBLE FAD.
By the by, did you know that it was consid
ered rather smart for very young women to have
simple tastes about things to eat? Arrayed in
her tailor-made suit, with her little toque ou, the
girl who wants to do the swagger thing declines
at an afternoon anything stronger than milk and
vichy, and with it she eats a piece of brown
bread aud butter. The butter must be abso
lutely fresh, aud the bread must be sweet and
home-made. Hostesses are extolling their bread
and butter exactly as they might their plum
cake, and the girl who can make bread really
make it, aud make it good is very proud of
possessing a talent greater thau that of painting
flowers, modeling in clay, or writing mysterious
or erotic books. Perhaps this fad came from the
healing of the pride which the Duchess of Fife
takes in tho butter which she has made with her
own bunds. Call this bread-making a fad if you
will; it is nevertheless a fad in the right direc
tion, and one to be encouraged.
not so sorr as they seum.
Bread and butter is by no means tasteless, and
though we aro apt to apply that expression to
insipid girls, books, or pictures it is a very un
just one, aud milk and water, which is not pleas
ant to the taste, and which does lack piquancy,
is to be preferred; but milk and water, tasteless
as it is, would be chosen in preference to ono of
the horriblo acids that eats away everything good
in life. You are not milk and waterish when
you prefer to talk about the weather rather than
When you would rather be polite even to the
most insignificant person thau cut them.
When you think it more refined to wear quiet
clothes than to attract attention by the loudness
of your frocks.
When you believe tho home aud Its society is
more important than the outside world or its
When you would rather know a tiresome gen
tleman thau an amusing scoundrel.
When you fail to see anything funuy in coarse
HCB8, and believe wit can exist without malice.
When you prefer to be quietly good and well
manuered, to follow your best lustincts, aud to
choose your friends, your books, your pictures,
and your amusements with a thought as to
whether they are the ones bitter with caustic or
those that aro Innocent and what your scoffing
neighbor calls milk aud water.
Bo wise, and choose the milk and water.
AVlio in tho best pontcd mini'.' Tho mitn
who roads TI10 Sunday Horultl. IIuciuiho ho
Tho bust Telegraphic News.
Tho bust Local New.
Tho bcit Society News.
Tho bobt Army and Navy IiewH.
The best Sporting Nev,
Tho best -Fraternity Nowti
Tho boht Special Matter.
J11 fact, tho boKt and latest neiv will bo
round in all Its departments.
SubMcrlbo for Tho Sunday Herald 20c.
Kir month, delivered at your residence
every Sunday morning.
- --. -Electric
To introduce it and obtain agents tho under
signed Urm will jrtvo away u low of their S5.00
German Electric Holts invented by l'rof. Van der
Woydo, I'rea. oi tho New York Electrical Society,
IV. H. Fat. 257,017,) a positive curo for NcrvouB
Debility, Ithouinatlsm, Loss of Power, etc. Ad
dress Electric Agency, P. O. Box 178, Brooklyn,
N. Y. Writo to them to-day.
For a tonic and stimulant, driuk H. Portner
Brewing Co.'a Cabinet Jieer.
That only honest and reliable mcdlclnfcs
should be placed upon tho market. It can
not, therefore, bo stated too emphatically,
nor repeated too often, that all who aro In
need of n genuine Mood -purifier should
be sure and ask for
Sarsaparilla. Your life, or that of somo ono
near and dear to you, may depend on tho
uso of this well-approved remedy In prefer
ence to any other preparation of similar
name. It is compounded of Honduras sar
saparilla (the variety most rich In curative
properties), stllllngla, mandrake, yellow
dock, and tho Iodides. The process of man
ufacture Is original, skilful, scrupulously
clean, and such as to secmc tho very best
medicinal qualities of each Ingredient. This
mcdlclno Is not boiled nor heated, and Is,
therefore not a decoction; but It is a com
pound extract, obtained by a method ex
clusively our own, of tho best and most
powerful alteratives, tonics, and diuretics
known to pharmacy. For tho last forty
has been the standard blood-puriflcr of tho
world no other approaching it in popular
confidence or universal demand. Its form
ula Is approved by the leading physicians
and druggists. Being pure aud highly con
centrated, It is tho most economical of any
possible blood medicine. Every purchaser
of Sarsaparilla should insist upon having
this preparation and sec that each bottlo
bears the well-known name of
J. 0. Ayer & Co.,
In every quarter of the globe Aycr's Sar.
saparllla is proved to be the best remedy for
all diseases of the blood, Lowell druggists
unite in testifying to the superior excellence
of this medicine and to Its great popularity
in the city of Its manufacture.
DR. J. 0. AYER & CO., Lowell, Mass.
Sold by Druggists. Sl.sixS5. "Worth go a bottle.
An Snfallible Remedy
for tho Curo of all Contagions DlseaBos of
1 tho Urinary orfrana: guaranteed not to
produce btricturo; noeicUenincdosos: and
no inconvonieuco or loss or tinio. Ke
commended by physicians and sold bydrujr
crista everywhere J. Fcrre", (succeaaor to
irou), l'harmacien, Paris.
415 SEVENTH ST. N.W.
Until further notice J will offer
my entirestocli at ACTUAL COST.
The stocJc is larger than wc care to
carry at this season of the year,
and embraces a large assortment of
LACE AND SILK CURTAINS,
AND UPHOLSTERY GOODS
In Moquette, Velvets, Body and
INGRAIN AR T S Q UARES,
RUGS, AND MATS,
And the most complete assortment
of Medium, Fine, and Fancy
We have ever carried. The stocJc is
all new, and of the best and latest
Marked in Plain Figures
So that our customers may see the
ACTUAL REDUCTIONS that
are made. Call early and convince
yourselves that this is an HONEST
SALE, and every article sold at
No discount can be allowed on the
reduced prices, and all goods sold
for cash on or before delivery.
J. S.All 2(ivtics owing the old
firm of Singleton 0 Fletcher, or
T. D. Singleton, will confer a great
favor by mailing early settlements.
RIDER 8c ADDISON,
Paper, Blank Books,
027 LoulHlana Avenue.
With City Streets, Avenues and Circles.
Wc have about One Hundred Lots, 50x150 each, left in
that beautiful subdivision known as South Brookland, which is
in conformity with the plan of the city, having streets 90 feet
and avenues 130 feet wide. This subdivision is south of and
adjoining Brookland, convenient to the Metropolitan Branch
Railroad and Electric Cars, near the University and Soldiers'
Home. The lots now left will be sold at the
Low Prices of from 4 to 10 Cents per Foot,
On Easy Terms.
For Plats and further information apply to
WILLIAM 0. DENNISON, 923 F street, or to
REDFORD W. WALKER, 1006 F street northwest.
J. S. BELT & CO.,
Ileal Estate, Loans, & Insurance),
020 F street, Bet. Sixth and Seventh N. W..
WASHINGTON. I. C.
Spcclnl Attention Given to tho Snlo of Sub
urban I.otn and Country Property.
EDW. J. STELIiWAQEN.
THOMAS M. QAliE.
Thomas J. Fisher & Co.,
1324 F Sti-ect.
CHARLES A. McEUEN,
REAL ESTATE AND LOAN BROKER,
1120 F STREET N. W WASHINGTON, D, C
In the District of Columbin, Maryland, and Vir
ginia. Property Bought, Sold, and Exchanged.
Houses Rented and Bents Collected.
Fire Insurance Placed in Itcliable Companies.
THOMAS E. WAG GAM AN. 917 F street.
TWO-STORY BBICK AND FltAME HOUSES
2210 to 2331 Boundary at nw, b h. 4 rs S10.000
2021 to 2012 Boundary st nw, b h, 1 rs 15.700
2211 to 2229 10th st nw, b h, 5 rs 13,000
1733 to 1743 E st nw, 0 rs 0,000
701to709FnrrnKUtstnw,bb, 5 rs 0.000
1232 1 st nw, f h, 5 rs 8,000
338 to 344 Jackson Hall alley nw, b h G,250
1 to 0 alley bet 12th and 13th, M and N
sta n w 0.000
1139to 1131J 23d st nw, f h. 1 rs 0.000
1123 20th st nw, f b, and 2 houses rear 5,000
1311 D Bt nw, f h, 0 rs 5,000
3328 to 3331 Pst nw, f h, 5rs 5,000 '
1412 28th stnw, b h, mi. 9 rs 5,003 1
1217 and 1219 Madison st nw, f h, 4 rs, and 2 I
83lto83522dst nw, b h. m I. 0 rs 1,500 i
507 aud 509 Va ave and 900 5th st and 2 un- (
improved lots, so 4,500
1130 Sampson stnw, f h.O rs 3,000
302 9th stse, bh.Ors 3,000
1414J Sampson st nw, f h, Ors 2,000
1111 Sampson stnw, f h.O rs 1,800
UNIMPHOVED PBOPEBTv; FOB SALE.
Gst, betN Cap and 1st sta nw Sl.COO
Va ave and 21th stnw 2,700
A st, bet 11th and 15th sis se 1,350
10th st, bet E Cap and A sts s c l,00r)
Dunbnrton nnd Bcall, 30th and 31st sts nw. SI 25
19thst, bet 13 and F sts nw 12-5
Mass ave. bet Del avo and 1st st n o 100
Ost, bet 1st and 3d stsnw R5
r o cor v a avo anu xm st n w i.
G st, bet 2d and 3d n e 00
HOUSES FOB BENT.
1110 T stnw, 7 rs $300
2012 E st n w, 9 rs 25 00
007 N stnw, 7rs 20 00
142Cstno,7rs 20 00
027Cstsw,4rs 13 00
1G0.1 Q st nw, 5 rs 1200
423Dol avo sw, 5 rs 12 30
80 Myrtle st n c, 7 rs 12 00
Alley bet flth and 7th, G nnd II sts no,5 rs. 8 50
UFBtTerracoao, Irs 8 30
STORES, OFFICES, ETC.
Storo-room 821 7th stnw $20 00
Stable rear 1518 L st nw 20 00
Storo-room 1511 M st nw 15 00
438 7th st. back reora, 2d lloor 15 00
Hall, 1300 11 sts w 1200
Central Bulldini?, room 22 10C0
Stable rear C27 K st nw 10 CO
Stable rear 011 It st nw 1000
9th stand Pa ave, room 20 1000
472 La avo. 2 basement rooms 8 00
BEAL ESTATE INVESTMENT.
SafonsU. S. bonds, 5 por cent., payable quar
terly; in sums $1,000.
In sums to suit nt 0 per cent.
Tho abovo Is only n portion or tho property on
my books. For full list call at oulco for bullotin,
issued on tho 1st and 15th. fol7-lv-5
PAINTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES, I NTH
BIOR AND EXTERIOR.
Dccoratiujr, Gildliif, Bronzing. Estimates fur
nished for work in oity and country. First-class
material aud workmanship.
Oiflco, 415 Tenth Street Northwest, noxt Gas
oc27-tfl MACNICHOL & SON.
Vrf vA?i0J tATTV 1
1115 P Street,
Member of 'Washington Stook Ex
change. All local stocks and securi
ties bought ami sold. dc8-lt
C. T. HAVENNEll & CO.,
Boom 11, First Floor, Atlnntic Building,
830 F Street,
REAL ESTATE AND
Real Estate Bought and Sold.
M. M. PARKER,
1418 F Street.
HOUSES AND LOTS
IN ALL SECTIONS OP THE CITY.
for our Latest Bulletin.
FIRST MORTGAGE OMAHA
NDS, 0 PER CENT.
IN SUMS OF 8500, 10 YEARS,
AT 0 PER CENT.; SECURITY ABSOLUTE.
MONEY TO LOAN ON REAL ESTATE
5 AND 6 PER CENT.