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THESUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY, IUNE15. 1SQO.
WOMEN WHO ARE GIDDY.
BAN CIIATTEKS F1UVOI.OUSI.T ABOUT
Bo llcnlly l'rlrolouR Women Have
Their Vnlno Womnn's Lnvo I'or Pock
ets "Whnt She Soinctlmcn Uses Her Cor
Specinl Correspondence of Sunday Hr.itAi.D.
New Youk, Jmio 13, ISM.
The magpie is bere. As fnr ns chattering and
otber petty 6lns are concerned nobody has ever
missed her, but tbis time clothed in her richt
garb 6bo is most conspicuous on the street.
The costume that she affects Is a full skirt of
black cloth, a shirt of white ptqu6, a jacket of
black cloth, and about her waist a sash of white
silk that, knotted on one side, falls hi long
wide ends, making a conspicuous spot of white
jgainst the black. The hat Is all black, but
Delow the collar a black tie is arranged. In Ire
land it is considered very bad luck to kill a
magpie, and small boys, with the usual procliv
ity to kill anything, have known what it was to
find standlnc up much more comfortable than
sitting down, after they had, with great glee,
finished the earthly career of one of these chat
THE MAGPIE WOMAN.
The magpie in the shape of a woman first
made her appearance at the Grand Prix some
year6 ago; the idea was fully carried out by a
lady of the half world who sacrificed one of her
raven locks that the black and white idea might
be fully shown in her coiffure and the whole
get-up might be harmonious. The fashion has
been slow in reaching America, but now that it
is here there is no telling to what extent the
American woman, who is nothing if not enthu
siastic, will carry it. Already stockings half
white and half black are shown, a few gloves
have been seen of black heavily stitched with
white, and the delight in a handkerchief was
achieved by a young woman who paid thirty dol
lars for a square of black mousselino de soie
that had In three corners a magpie painted in
white, and in the fourth the young woman's
monogram with a tiny magpie surmounting it.
I wonder if it is because of its stealing propen
sities thnt womankind fancies the macule ? He
is a bird with absolutely nothing to commend
him but this, lie steals in the most audacious
and generous way. "When it comes to a ques
tion of transmigration, one would think that in
stead of becoming a lovely woman be would
have entered the body of the boss of some politi
cal party. I suppose he thought his special tal
ents were not required there.
woman's love fok tockets.
Have you noticed that women generally have
a more independent and assertive air than be
longed to them formerly? Do you know the
reason why? It's because they arc at last happy
in regard to pockets. Those in their coats are
real ones in which they can put their bauds and
swagger, and the best dressmakers now show
their bestne6S by putting those in the skirts
where they can be reached. A woman has just
as many things to carry About with her as a
man, and there Is no reason in the world why
she should be robbed of her legitimate right
the place to put them. She always has a purse,
a handkerchief, a watch, a memorandum book,
two or three letters, some newspaper clippings,
enme noshim stamns. and some samples. If
she is advanced she has a penknife. No matter
how advanced I should ever get I should never
carry a penknife, fori am deadly afraid of them,
whether they are dull or sharp. That, of course,
is a question of personal taste, or rather per
sonal cowardice. There are women who do not
llinch before a penknife, and who sharpen a
pencil with correctness and taste, but these
women are like white ulacKbirus, lew ami xar
WHERE WOMEN HIDE THINGS.
There was always a certain amount of respect
attached to the ancient Hebrew who carried a
pouch, while everybody knows that the ltoman
matron had a sort of reticule, first of netting
and later on of leather. When she wasn't occu
pied in showing the world her jewels of chil
dren she probably collected her belongings and
deposited them therein. The gentlemanly Ko
man fixed a pocket in his toga in the most re
markable way. He tied it In u knot at the left
side that made a sort of protuberance, which,
divided into many folds, was called a sinus, and
nnsn-orpd the nurnose of a side pocket. Hut if
he thought the Koman matron didn't have a
place to hide prescriptions for hair dye, or the
letter she got from an old friend of hers, which
W8s something she didn't want him to see, or
the money she had saved out of the weekly ex
penses, and with which she expected to land tho
winner at the chariot races, he was mistaken,
for she wore a kind of a corset, unpleasantly
called tho 6trophlun, which fitted her quite
tight about the waist, but was loose enough at
the top to be just as much use as a corset Is
to-day when it come6 to the question of con
cealing thiugs. This makes the Roman matron
seem nearer aud more human than any of the
pictures shown of her, or the histories written
about her. I suppose, after all, women of all
generations have been pretty much of a kind,
and if Cornelia's Haunting her babies in the
face of the assembled visitors hadn't been a re
markable exception history wouldn't have re
ported her doings
THE l'MVOI.OUS WOMAN.
There was an article the other day hi one of
the papers headed, "Let us get rid of the frivol
ous woman." I feel sure that this article was
.written by a woman who had never been frivol
ous, whose backbone was probably of cast-Iron,
and who didn't know the joys of pure frivolity.
The frivolous woman Is much more necessary to
the nation than a President. She is as delight
ful as fre6h 6oda and as easily shut off. She is
a rest after the cares of the day, and her frivolity
becomes charming if she couples prettinesswith
it. Frivolous women seldom do the mischief in
this world. Women who affect frivolity fre
quently do. Everybody would lose by the dis
appearance of the frivolous woman. Huslncss
would stop, no classes for general culture would
be formed, and women would be as uninterest
ing and tiresome as most of the men. The charm
of a frivolous woman is tho 6ame as that of a
baby, irresponsibility, and yet there Lave been
Iri volous women who, when the time came, could
do great things could endure pain without
wincing, could smile aud make the best of pov
erty, or, putting their dainty shoulders to the
wheel, could help tho household cart out of the
deep mire into which it had gotten.
a rmvoi.ovs woman is mki: yeast
She rises equal to tho occasion, and that's all
you want her to do. Bring a man homo from
a busy day, put him down to the dinner table,
and he would much rather hear the idle chat
chat that is at once amusing and interesting of
a frivolous woman than the weighty argument
on political economy that is always possible to
the woman with au irou frame. Women framed
in irou mentally and physically, who couldn't
bend to a frill orcurl to a frivol, arc the women
who make men think that women arc wiser not
to know anything. Let a woman know every
thing under the heavens that she wants, but let
her learn when to uscthls knowledge. Fired at u
tired man, it Is a boomerang that will come back
and strike her dead.
GOETHE IS 110THEUING WOMEN.
It was a frivolous woman who said, aI have
been going to a class in literature all winter,
and I don't know how to pronounce Goethe
yet. A woman who wears her hair off her fore
head and affects a reformed 6tylcof dress speaks
of him as 'Getty, tho divine writer.' Another
one, who wears a stiff turban hat with not a bit
of bang showing from under it, calls him
Guty,' (it rhymes to duty,) and says that he
really knew the meaning of love. A young lady
who has been culturing herself ever since she
left school, and who, from great culture, pre
sumably, is the color of a lemon, and would
stand a training with sulphur and molasses, ad
mirably refers to him as 'Gutty,' (rhyming it to
putty,) that prince of Germans. A stately lady,
whose point lace is a thing of beauty, calls him
Go-eeth,' and she's frowned on by another
woman who addresses him as if he were pres
ent in spirit as 'Geeth.' The nearest achieved
by any of the class rhymed to 'Dirty.' For my
own part I always say 'Go-eth,' in contradistinc
tion to com-eth, as the nearest that I can get
a rnivoLOUS young woman's monologue.
"As for that young woman who wrote a book
about herself, and who I consider is quite in
decent, I simply broke my neck over her name
until au enthusiastic woman, who had married
a Kussiau, and who naturally knew more about
Russia than the Czar himself, got up, aud before
the whole class told me that I mu6t call her
'Marie Bashkirtseff,' with a decided accent on
the 'klrt.' She not only put a decided accent
on the curt, but she had stopped me just wheu
I was making a lovely speech on what were the
needs of literature in the present day. She
talked on and said that girl had a puro Parisian
heart. I begged to disagree with her, and said
it was plaster of Paris, and then all the class
giggled, and the woman wedded to her Russian
and the teacher glared at us, but, Charley, I do
think I understand Browning." Now an iron
bound woman who had asked Charley about
stocks aud why he didn't invest in this, and
how the X. Y. Z. R. R. was getting along, would
never have given him as pure and undefiled
pleasure as did this tiny monologue by a frivol
ous young woman.
A FAVOR FOR A BRIDE.
The prettiest favor of the season was pre
sented the other night at a dinner party ten
dered to a bride and groom. It was a fan,
heart-shaped, covered with pink satin and bor- I
dered with gold lace. The gold stick had long '
pink ribbons about it. Up In the lobes of the '
heart, or whatever they are called, were set two
enormous pink roses, and when you lifted out
the very heart of one rose you discovered iu it l
a photograph of the lovely bride and in the j
other one of the happy bridegroom done on
ivory aud looking like old-fashioned miniatures.
Expeusive ? Of course It was expensive, but
what matter If there is plenty of money and if
the money permeates its best for everybody.
WHAT "RAll" WOULD DO WITH MONEY.
I am a great advocate of spending money
when you have it aud I should be more than
glad to be the proud possessor of ten millions a
year and spend every cent of It. If the time was
reached when I didn't know what else to do with
It, I should have a collection of hand-organs and
moukeys and 6treet pianos and "hokey-pokey"
wagons and sellers of small dogs and girls that
sold elephants made out of canton-flannel and
everybody that had anything at all to sell iu
front of my mansion, and I would sit on the
front steps aud let all the organs grind and all
the pianos play and the monkeys dance, and
everybody should have theirshareof the remain
ing money. I am not a Socialist, but I am an
ardent believer in the circulation of money.
A WOMAN'S IDEA OF MONEY.
What is money anyhow? It's desirable only
because it will get you whatever you want.
It will buy a bunch of red roses that will make
Jennie smile and give you a kiss for them.
It will give you hours of untold happiness
when It is used to buy s. delightful story book.
It will get a lovely frock and make the woman
you love look as pretty as a picture.
It will also get you the picture if you want it.
It will permit you to hear beautiful music and
see fine acting.
It will, In many cases, make well the sick and
bring joy to' those who have It not. zZZZjZZ.
It will build asylums for little orphans, homes
for old people, aud hospitals for those who are
It will care for the babies who have no one to
care for them and make them good, strong,
It will build temples to honor God and where
man may 6ay a prayer.
It will do all this, but after all it will be of lit
tle worth unless It brings two pleasures, to the
buyer and tho seller. Money, next to love, is
the best thing In this world to have, anl when
you get It just remember you can't take it away
with you when you die, and so spend It judi
ciously tkat is, where it will give the greatest
Doiiif; Europe at No Expense.
Think of going to Europe without a cent of
cost on a first-class steamer, and stopping at
first-elaes hotels In London, Paris, Brussels, Ant
twerp, and other cities! The Sunday Herald
is going to give Washington's most popular
school teacher this sort of a vacation trip this
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