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rHE SUNDAY HERALD. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1SQO.
HOW SUB CAN CHATTER!
"UAH" GOSSIPS ALL THE "WAY fc'KOat
CLEOPATRA TO STANLKY.
The Color of Cleopatra's Hnlr: 'WliHfWns
It ?"-Doesn't Ltko Stanley nnd Tells
, Why The KngliMinmn In Heavon
Amerlcun "Women nnd Kngllslimcn Tho
Latest Things In Garters.
Special Correspondence of Sunday IIehaijD.
New Yomc, December 5.
Beauty may not always draw tis by a single
linlr, but the subject o( hair Is much more to the
fore now thanlsthcsubjcctof beauty. Whoso?
"Why, Cleopatra's, of course.
The young woman who belongs to the classes
that arc golnc to cultivate her physically and
mentally is spending: hours in the Astor Library
utilizing her French and German in her search
to discover just what was the color of Clco
patra'6 hair. And the cause of this excitement
is that Sardou makes Sarah Bernhardt appear
with black tresses and a swarthy skin. The
men who write in encyclopaedias, being men,
devote exactly one-half a column to the woman
who upset the world, and in that half a columu
never mention the color of her hair. 1 never
did take very much stock in encyclopedias
they never seem to have the things you really
want. They are too much like general shops.
WnEKE OPINIONS It.lTlIEll Diri'EK.
One amiable old German, who had grown
sweet-tempered and old in the study of the
Egyptians and their doings, announces that
Cleopatra had that color hair which is bloudo
without a slint of gold in it; another one, who
was as snappy as he was learned, flatly says sho
had bright auburn hair, and still another, evi
dently a bit of a dreamer, says she had the color
hair that men love best. This was delightfully
vague, as it permits every man to give Cleopatra
the sort of hair that is possessed by his best girl.
Swinburne tells of her hair being the color of
the ocean when it is sun-kissed, and another
poet says that her hair was of that shade and of
that perfume peculiar to the golden lily. Gau
tier describes her hair as falling in black cas
cades over her shoulders, but credits her with
having blue eyes, and talks about the amber
blondeness of her temples. I confess to not
knowing what amber hlondencss is. And an
amber blonde timple would be decidedly sug
gestive to me of anever-ending need for sulphur
and molasses. I have had stacks of books be
side me. I have had the assistance of all the
learned librarians the sympathetic assistance
and the only thing I do seem to be able to state
positively is that Cleopatra had hair, and that
you can pay your money and take your choice
and make it any color you want. It seems most
probable that it was blonde, otherwise she would
not have stood out, as she did, a conspicuous
figure among all the dark-haired Egyptian
women: but, as I before remarked, opinions
differ, so that you can give her any color of hair
you want and you wilf have somebody to back
you a German, a French, or an English Egypt
ologist. on tiie iiero or the noun.
What do you think of the Stanley business?
Don't you think it is rather mean to pitch into a
dead man? Personally, it is a matter of abso
lute indifference to me as to whether the girl
was eaten or not in fact, I wish a few cannibals
would come to New York and eat up some
women I know. 1 -would have a special artist
to sketch the performance. But, you see, here
it is: This man is dead aud can't get up and de
fend himself, and his widow is made to suffer
from all the horrible tales that are printed and
that exploit Mr. Stanley. And will you please
tell me why be should be exploited ? As I un
derstand, Emin wasn't particularly anxious to
he rescued in fact, he was having rather a good
time of it; and why should we all yell, ''Hail,
chief!" to a man who has gone around hunting
strange countries for to see? Don't you think
the man that stays at home and makes the coun
try he's in a better one is the man who is doing
the best work ? .My sympathies are entirely
with the Irishman who said that "the man who
planted the North Fole should be the one to go
and lind it." Thauk you, no explorers in my
tui: englishman in heaven.
By the by, one constantly says one won't and
then one does. I took an oath on a large pile
of dictionaries, English, Irish, anl profane, that
I would never read a book about America writ
ten by an Englishman, hut, like ray great-grandmother
Eve, I was tempted and I ate. And I
got the entire peck of dirt duo me for the rest of
my life. I shan't go over the book; I just want
to tu, this about the Englishman: He comes
here, takes everything ho can get, finds fault
with everything; he goes home, finds fault with
everything there, and when he goes to heaven ho
fluds fault with everything there, and writes let
ters to the Angilx1 (Juzellc complaining of the
dampness of the clouds, the strings on his lute,
and his next-door neighbor, and ho signs this,
"A Loyal Britain."
AMERICAN WO.MEN ANI1 ENGI.J&H MEN.
By birth and education the Englishman is n
brute. Physically he Is the most beautiful speci
men, and he wears hl6 clothes In a way that is
charming. When ho bus lived hero a while,
married, and been trained by an American
woman hoib the next thing to a gentleman an
gel, but the Englishman pure and simple is
Without any exception the greatest combination
Of brute and idiot that you over Know. Ilo is
Willing to learn, which is one thing in his favor,
but it takes an American woman to teach him.
He doesn't think his own women know any
thing, and this is one of his thoughts that is
mighty near the truth.
THE LAUEiT TJU.NU I.N UAltTEHS.
TJio latest thing In gaiters, and, by the by,
garter, are a question of great importance now
adays, has for a clasp a barred gate which
fastens just in the centie; enameled on this is a
small dog, and on the other Mdo is the fuuny
Inscription, "No trespassing allowed." Some
body has been writing aiticleson gaiters aud
illustrating them, and among those shown was
Mrs. Langtry's; now, between you aud me, sho
didn't wear garters, sho always wore suspenders,
and consequently the illustration belongs to
somebody else. The haudsomest pair of garters
in New York consists of two diamond hearts
that fatten together with a veritable hook and
eye, and have on the back of ono of tho hearts
this inscription: "Two hearts with but a single
sole." The possessor of these has a belt buckle
to match, which is somewhat larger, aud tho in
scription on it is, "Let us 6eek for joy among
the wasto places."
WONDEU'S or A WOMAN'S CIIATEEAINE.
The chatelaino is growing not only in number,
but in variety. Tinkling cymbals annouuee
the coming of tho girl of your heart, and thcro
is nothing you can ask for that will not bo pro
duced from amid the curious collection that de
pends on the chains of my lady's chatelaine.
You talk about Egypt, and sho shows you a
curiously carved old silver ring that, it" is re
puted, was taken from the finger of a mummy.
A gruesome thing to possess ! You want a pin;
the flat silver cushion Is full of them. You
want pencil and table; it is offered you. If you
want to know tho time, you needn't bother to
ask a policeman, for in a quaint old case of
Dutch work a tiny watch will tell you the hour
of tho day. You waut a bit of powder, if you
arc a woman, aud that is concealed in a funny
little box that looks as if it had been meaut to
hold a rosary. You need a clove covered with
sugar, and it is promptly extracted from a short,
fat serpent; while if you want to conceal a note
or a ring my lady will hand you a grinning
owl; you lift his head up only to discover that
he is hollow aud that ho will hold all tho love
messages you may wish to send. So you sco
how many things thero arc upon tho chatelaine
HOW A WOMAN ECONO.MI7.ES.
It is the time of year when the economical
woman comes to tho fore and writes to all her
dearest friends, " Wou't you tell mo of a really
reliable, cheaji dressmaker?" Now, the friends
don't know of one of this sort, and If they did
they wouldn't tell her, for the woman would
raise her price. Oh,womeuarcaloveiy,selfisulot!
She at last concludes" by having a woman by tho
day, and she tells you that, although sho wants
to economize, she will bo able to have four
frocks, where before she has only been able to
get one. Charley says money is tight, and she
is going to help him to economize. About two
weeks after that you go to sco tho finished frocks
and to gloat over their beauties. You find your
friend tired, worried, with eyes as red as fire,
two new wrinkles around her mouth, and a lot
of abominable, ill-fitting, undesirablo gowns.
The woman who worked by the day had ideas
of her own and a will to correspond, conse
quently she attained the end sho desired. She had
no conception of what was meant by a rounded
form or of the beauties of a close-fitting skirt,
so she made all the frocks as if a large bustle
was to be worn with them, and when this was
objected to she declared she had always worked
for perfect ladles, and they had never found fault
with what she did. Now, my friend had never
posed as a perfect lady, but during the time tho
woman by the day was there she lived in con
stant fear of hurting her feelings, and accepted
the gowns as they were given to her. Her pun
ishment was something awful; not only will she
have to wear those inventions of the evil one,
but the man of her heart, the man for whom sho
economized, flatly refuses to go out with her
gowned in the abominations made by that beastly
dressmaker. That's the way a woman econo
mizes. man's idea or economy.
Wheu a man wants to economize I may
mention, quite casually, that he seldom does
is he such a goose as to get a two penny
ha'peuuy suit of clothes ? Certainly not. Ilo
knows the economy there 'is in a well-fitting,
well-made get-up, and if he can't have a new
suit made by a good tailor he has his last year's
pressed and put in order. And that's what the
woman who wants to economize ought to do.
But no ! no ! as soon as she thinks she is help
ing the family out in any way by stopping up
the spigot and letting out at the bung-hole she
gets so abominably uppish that nobody can
stand her, and the only thing to do 16 to let her
work out her own well salvation.
the mtiGHT smn of urn.
The weather has been beautiful enough to
make us give thanks to the gentleman who
puts in the paper what time the sun goes down
and the moon goes up. There Is nothing in
this world that's half as good as sunshine, ex
cept love, and when you combine sunshine and
love you aro to count yourself the happiest
woman in the world. And when you can't get
either, then you ought to be glad that some
body else can, and in this way make a little
sunshino for yourself. People are very tire
some who regulate their amiability by tho
Why, because the sky is gray, should you
conclude that the world is filled with murder
ers? Why, because tho raindrops are falling, should
jou take it as a personal insult, instead of re
membeiing that the umbrella people must mako
Why, when it Is blowy aud blustery, should
you think that tho wind selects you as its spo
clal victim, and not realize that you aro of very
little Importance to tho wind, which could, If It
wanted to, knock you out in one round ?
Why, wheu it's snowing, do you foresee tho
sloppiness that will follow, instead of tho white
ness that exists?
It's because you aro a grumbling, ill-natured
cieature because thero is really no placofor
you on this earth, and nobody wants you hero.
Wo want people who, through good or bad
weather, can bo cheerful and rnerry-heartcd and
al fays seo tho best Mdo of things. Don't you
agree with uAii ?
The "Wood Icy Hunt Oluh.
'I ho paper chases given by the Woodioy Hunt
Club aro becoming more attractive, from the
number of entries, and by being generally run
on Thursday afternoous, tho day sot apart foi
the reception of ladies. At a meeting of tho
house committeo yesterday it was decided to
give- another chase on Thursday afternoon, at 3
o'clock', tho start aud finish to bo near tho club
house. It is expected that members of tho
Dumblano Club will take part.
You Aro In a Bud Fix.
But wc will euro you if you will pay us.
Men weak, nervous, and debilitated, suffering
from evil habits or later indiscretions, send for
Book op Lipis, Dr. Parker's Medical aud Sur
gical Institute, 153 N. Spruco street, Nashville,
For Boys anil Girls.
Bead tho announcement ou tho 11th page of
to-day's Heuauj. It will interest you, aud your
sl6tcrs, aud your parents, and your cousins, and
Why do I drink Tanuhauserbeor? Because
It is the boat lu tho market.
MONDAY, DEO. 8, '90,
We will inaugurate a Sacrifice Sale of Men's
Fine Suits and Overcoats. Not that we
thought the former prices were too high, but
because we want to move an enormous stock
before taking inventory January i, '91. So
w.e have marked them gl4-.85. Come in
and compare the values with the prices, and
be convinced that these arc bargains.
Manufacturing CMMcrs and Tailors,
Corner Seventh & E Sts.
FINE HOLIDAY GOODS
IN EVERY DEPARTMENT.
To-Day's " Post" has everything minutely described, how and
where to find diem, the prices, and
Classic Music from 6:30 to
1200, 1202, 1204 P STREET, CORNER TWELFTH.
3 O'clock, by a Complete
BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD.
Schctlulo in effect November 10, 1800.
Leave Washington from Station corner of Now
.Torsoy uvonuo and C street.
I-or Chicago and Northwest. Vcstibulcd Lim
it wl express dally 11.30 A. M., express 8.30 1'. 31.
For Cincinnati, St. Louis, nnd Indianapolis. ex
press dally, 3.30 und 11. ilo P. 31.
n-.nF V,lt,sbyff n'd clovclnud express dully.
0.30 A . M. nnd 8.C0 1'. 31.
For LoxitiKtou nnd points in tho Shenandoah
For Winchester nnd Way Stntions, 5.ao P. M.
For Lurny, 8.50 1'. M.
o1'1" Baltimore, week daysJ.Oi, B, 0.3,-1. 7.20, 7.30
& 4(h,n!lnm!1t?5') .ft&o, 0.35. (U, 12, 45-miiiutcs.)A.
M.. 13.10 2.15, 2.50. (3.15, 45-mlnutes.) 3.25, 4.25.
4.30, ..m 45-inlnutcs,) 5.05. 5.30, 0, 0.15,
0.20. 7.15. 730, 0. 10.30, nnd 11.30 V. 31. Stltb
days. 4.05, 7.20, 7.30, 8.30. 0.35 A. M.. (12.00. 45-mlu.
utcs.) 1.00. 2.15. 2.50,3.25. 4.30, (5.00. 45.inlnutcs.)
"1"1 -.UUf WIPVf WW J.A.IW X ,
ft1;?' 6.00v0.20. 0.30, 7.15, 7.20, 8.00, 8.30, 8.35, 0.30.
l,'J;U)S-3,iA'M-! 12-00, 12.10. 2.10. 2.30, 2.50, 4.15
S-tO. 0.00 0 20. 7.05. 7.30. 126.96.36.199,0.05.10.10. 10.2C
a"dll.G0 P. M- Sundays 0.30. 7.15, 8.30, 8.33, 0.30,
10.20. 10.35 A. M., 12.00. 1.03, 2.10, 2.30, 4.15 5.00
0.20, 7.05, 7.30, 7.40. 8.30, 10.10. 10.20. nnd 11.00 P. 3l!
I or Annapolis. 0.35 nnd 8.30 A. 31., 12.10 nnd 4.25
P. 31. Sundays, 8.30 A. 31., 4.30 P. 31. Loave An.
nSrV)l3; ?-.!1tA-M" 13-03' 3-M p-M- Sundays,
o.nU A. 3I 3.5.1 P. M.
xnSJ51!0 V,1110 Metropolitan Bratich.
0.30. 8.30 A. 3L. 1.15 P. 31. For principal stu'
tioiis only, 10.10 A. 31., 4.30 nnd 5.30 P. 31.
.f Gulthcrsburg and intermediate points,
t?;0p. 10.00 A. 31., 12.50, 3.35, 1.33, kilo, SlO.OOl
Tll.0.1 P. 31.
For Boyd's and Intermediate stations, 7.09
, jilnircli trn,n leaves Washington on Sunday at
l.loP. 31., stopping at all stations on 3Iotropoll
SL&to'p.01 i8-80' w-80-1U0 AM-
For llngorstown, 10.40 A. 31. and 5.30 P. 31.
Trains nrrlvo from Chicago daily 11.50 A. 31.
1ni! l-i1'3!1' from Cincinnati and St. Louis
dally 3.50 A. AT. nnd 2.05 P. 31.; from Pittsburg
7.10 A. 31., 5.50 P. 31. dally.
HOYAL BLUE LINE FOlt NEW YOllK AND
.iI;ro.?&w York, Trenton, nnd the East, i.(C,
8.C0. 10.00, 12.00 A. 31., 2.Gu. 5.00, and 10.30 P.
31. millet Parlor Cars on nil day trains. Sleep
inir Car on tho 10:30 P. 3L, open nt 0.00 P. 31.
For Boston, 2.50 P. 31. with Pullman Buirct
Sleeping Car running through to Boston without
change, via Poughkcepsio Bridge, landing pas
sengers in B. & 31. station nt Boston.
J2rJt'1!i,n(lolphm O5- 800- 1-00, "12.00 noon,
2.50, 5.00. 0.1G. nnd 10.30 P. 31.
For Newark, Del., Wilmington, and Chester,
4.0.i. 8.00 A. 31., 12.00 noon, 2.50, "5.00. G.15
and 10.30 P. 31. Limited express stopping nt
Wilmington only, 10.00 A. 31. -
For intermediate points between Baltimore
und Philadelphia, 3.00 and 7.20 A. 31., 12.15,
3.2j P. 31.
Trains leave Now York for Washington,
"0.00. 11.30 A. 31.. 2.00. 3.20, 5.00 P. 31. ami
Trains lenvo Philadelphia for Washington.
'1.24, 8.15,11.33 A. 31., 1.40, 4.31,0.05, 7.32 P.3i!
lor Atlantic City, 4.03 and 10.00 A. 31., 12.00
noon. Sundays, 4.03 A. 31., 12.00 noon.
t Except Sunday. Daily. SSundavouly.
Baggago called for and checked from hotels
and residences by Union Transfer Co. ou orders
loft at ticket ofllees. 010 and 1331 Pa. avc. and at
J. T. ODELL, Oil AS. O. SCULL.
Gen. 3Ianager. Gen. Pass. Ag't.
GREAT PENNSYLVANIA ROUTE
TO THE NORTH, WEST, AND SOUTHWESa
DOUBLE TKACK, STEEL KAILS.SPLENDIT)
IN EFFECT NOV. 23.1890.
Sixth and Bstreots, as follows:
For Pittsburg and tho West, Chicago Limited
Exnressof Pullman Vestibulo Cars ur. 10:50 A. 31
dally; Fast Line, 10:50 A. 31. daily to Chicago. Co
lumbus, and St. Louis, with Sleeping Cars from
Harrlsburg to Indianapolis, Pittsburg to Colum
bus, Altoona to Chicago. St. Louis, Chicago, and
Cincinnati Express, 3:30 P. 31. daily. Parlor Car
Washington to Ilatrisburg, and Sleeping Cnrs
Harrlsburg to St. Louis, Chicago, and Cincinnati,
and Dining Car Harrlsburg to St. Louis, ChicaKo
nnd Cincinnati. Western Express, nt 7:40 P. 31
daily, with Sleeping Cars Washington to Chicago
and St. Lou s, connecting daily at Karrlsbuhr
with through sleepers for Louisvillo nnd 3iem
phis. Pullman Dining Car Pittsburg to Web
mond and Chicago. Pacific ExpressT 10 P. 3
daily, for Pittoburg and tho West, with through
S1,c,.IVerni?tbur' and rutsburg to Chicago.
BALTIMORE AND POT03IAC RAILROAD
For Kane, Canandaigua, Rochester, nnth Ninir.
ara Falls daily except Sunday. 8.10 A. 31.
For Erio, Canandaigua, and Rochester daily,
f?!J,tt,PandNlnffara dally, oxcept Saturday
10.00 IP 31., with Sleeping Car Washington to
10.50A. 31. daily oxcoptSunday.
For Williamsport, daily. 3:30 P. M.
ForPhllndolphla.Now Vorkand thoEast. 7 20
9.00, 11.00. und 11.40 A. 31., 2.10,3.15. 4.20. 5 40
IO.06, 11.20 P. 31. On Sundny, 0.00, 11.40 A 3l'
2.10, 3.15 4.20, 10.00, and 11.35 V. '31. Limited Ex"
press of Pullman Parlor Curs, with Din
IngCarJialtimorotoNow York, 0.40 A. 3t. dailv
oxcopt Sundav. For Now York only. Limited
Exprrss, wsh Dining Car, 5.00 P. 31. daily.
For Philadelphia only, Fast Express 8.10 A. 31,
week days. und 4.00 P.3I. dnilv. Exprcss.Sundav
only, 5.40 1. 31.
For Boston without ohango 3:15 P. M ovorv
For Brooklyn, N. Y.,ull through trains con
ncctat Jersey City wlthboatsofBrooklynAnnoT
affordingdirecttrnnsfor to Fultonstreot. avoid
Ing double ferriago across Now York City.
For Atlantic CIty.11.40 A. 31. week days.ll.2C
P. 31. daily.
ForBaltimoro,0.35,7.20,8.10.n.0.40.10. 10.50. 11
nndlMU A. 3I..12.05. 2.10, 3.15, 3.30, 4, 188.8.131.52
5, 5.40, 0.7.40. 10. nnd 11.30 P. 31. On Sunday. 0
0.05, 10.60 11.40 A. 31.. 2.10,3.15, 3304T20 5
5.40, 0. 7.40. 10. and 11.351P. 3l! '
For Pope's Crook Lino. 7.20 A. M.nnd 4.3') P. M
dally, oxcopt Sunday.
For AnnapollB, 7.20 nnd 0,00 A. 31., 1B.05 anc
4.80 P.M.. daily. oxcoptSunday. Sundays, 0 A
31. and 4.20 P. 31.
WASHINGTON SOUTHERN RAILWAY.
In Eircet 3Iny 11, 1890.
For Aloxandnn, 4.30. 0.3,1), 7.45, 8.40, 0.45, 10.57 A
31.. 12.04 noon, 2.05, 3.30. 4.25, 4.55, 0.01, 8.02, 10.05
nnd 1 1.30 P. 31. On Sunday at 4.30. 7.4I, 0.45.1C I 5?
A. M..3.30.0.01.8.03,andl0.05P.3I. "''lu0
Accommodation for Ouantico.7.45 A. 31. and
4.55 P.M. wook.daysj7.45 A. 31. Sundays.
For Richmond and tho South. 4.30, 10.57 A. M
dally. Accommodation 4.55 P. 31. wcolc dnys,
Trains loavo Aloxandrin for Washington,0.05,
7.05,8, 0.10, 10.15, 11.07A. 3L; 1.20, 3, 3.5075.10 0.05,
7.03,9.20, 10.37. and 11.08 P. 31. On Sunday at
9.10 and 11.07 A. 31.; 3.00, 5.10,7.05,7.30, 0.20 and
10.37 P. 31.
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?altLm.9r5? iC& Sv,3 " A. M., 1210, 3.25, 4.30,
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