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EVENING BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. H., SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1912.
A PAGE FOR WOMEN AND THEIR INTERESTS
Local Chat: Home and Fashion Hints: Religious and Other Activities: Things Feminine
NEW PLAYGROUND WORKER SEES
ARTTOFKML NOSEGAYS T!K!E Tmi
AI'HOPOS of what vim buIiI by llio
editor of this page hiBt week re
garding llio sensible decision of
tlio young women of tlio graduat
ing cltiHH of tho College of Hawaii, tlio
current Isstio of a well-known mnga
zlno contains a caustic comment on
llio grcnt extravagance Indulged In by
graduates everywhere. In n good ninny
inrtR of tho country efforts nro being
mado to reduce tho amount of money.
Hpent for these occasions. A high
school In New York Pity, for example,
Inst year kept tho average cost to $i
each, and IIiIh year It propones In re
duce It to SO cents. A Rood many nli
Klncles are confronted, howovcr, by
lliose who undertnkc In prencli coon
mny. rnllnwlng Is nn Intciestlng cv.
tract from tlio nrtlclo nn this point:
"For Illustration: in Xeula, Oholo.i
thcro was a determined effort to lme,
tho graduation gowns simple and Inox j
pensive. Tho school hoard, the tench
ers, and tho well to-do mothers wero!
delighted. .Most of the class favored I
vvhlto plqua skirts and middy blouses,'
hut ono girl objected to this plain cos
tume. "At commencement sho appeared in
n lovely sown and with loads of How
ers. As her sister explained, sho vvnri
'hnnil-cmbrnldcrcd all through.' In n
mull dress, messallno slip, silk under
ch( and HtockliiRS, nnd satin slippers,
sue was far away llio bost-drcssed girl
In her class. Anil her mother makes
her living over tho wash-tub!
"They also tried to bring reform In!
tho high school commencement In!
.Mlamlshurg. Ohio, last yearn but one
of flio girls held out ngalnst It, with
the support of nn older sister. The
reformers tried to reason with tho sls-
icr, vvncrvvns pcrieciiy iratiK about it:
"'Wo aro a family of school-leach
ers,' sho explained. 'Kmlly Is tho.
vnungest, nut It will bo Just tho namtv
wllh her. KIvo of us have never mar-'
rled, but havo Bono on with tho grind
J car after year. Wo never hno worn
n wedding dress, and never will. 1
wore a linen suit lo graduate. In, audj
I havo felt cheated ever since. Kmlly)
siiaii pnvo mo preiuesi ami most elan
crato dress wo can mnko for her."
It Is a somewhat unhappy colucl
denco Hint tho Mtlo of Itobert Chain-!
hers' latest book, "Jnponclle," Is sn'
Mrlklngly llko ".lacknnetle." tho nnnio'
chosen mnnv months ngo by 'Mrs.
Ilnmlltnn Pope Ageo of this city for,
her second Vmok, which Is to bo off thuj
press soon. Tho fortunate totnbliia-
linn of letters In (ho lltln of a book
often spell success for tho milhor, pari
tlcularly If a poruaal proves half so In
teresting as the first Impression. ,
The appearance of Chambers' book
seemingly robs Mrs. Ageo, or the
origliinlily, which Is the most striking
characteristic of hnr llternry genius
Known in Domestic Science Schools and in Hotel
Kitchens as superior to butter
However, na the slorles are widely dlf
fcrent In character, this may not prove
a handicap. A reviewer says of ".lap
"That llfo Is a good thing nnd spring
llio most delightful of seasons Is nbnut
all the philosophy nno cnrrles nwny.
from Mnponette,' n charming If some
what Imposslhlo story by Itobert W.
Chambers. There nro passages In
which tho author Is serious and sas
things nbout tho mnclilnatlons of Wall
street, but they nro only the back
ground for n picture, the dominant,
(ones of whlih are bright and Joyous.'
II Is Hie Ihlrtv-nlnth or fortieth story
from tho pen of Oils proline writer nnd
ct It Is ns fresh and pleasing as I he
best of his earlier work In the comedy
vein. I.lfo mny never have such
nmuslng cnliicldemes ns those which'
occur In every Chambers' chapter, hill,
he would bo a dull, prosaic and exnel
lug soul who would refuso n Jest be
causo of a lack of probability In Us
".lackonctte," nccordlng lo Informa
tion given out bv Mrs. Agce some time
ngo, Is n story In which Honolulu life
(Hays a part.
Curious coincidences sometimes oc
cur In tho publishing world-In regnrd
to titles. Ono house recently receiv
ed, within two days, threo manu
scripts from three different pnrls of
llio Hulled Slates, bearing tho lilies
"The Man lletween." "Tho Woman P"
tvvecn" nnd "The Laud lletween." This
Is n case surely calling for diplomacy,
IHiv chnnce all threo books should bo
neceptcd for publication.
"A distinguished violinist nf Ibis
city," vvrlteB Philip Halo In tho Moslem1
Herald, "was talking leeenlly about
wmi'on whn liddled and now llddle. lie
cnmplnlned that nearly all of them
classed ns great erred in this they
tiled lo piny llko a man; they wished
II said of them thai they had a virile
lone. Ho did not except Lady llnlle,
Maud Powell nr Miss Parlnw. 'Tho
only grcnt wnmnn violinist I remember
was Tereslna Tun, nnd her grenlness
consisted 111 Ihe fact thai sho nlways'
p'nyedjlko n woman. She wn- worn-!
inily mid- -fascinating.' Salnt-Saens
once kiiM nprnpos of Augusta Uplines'
that when a woman wmtc for tho or-'
cheslra sho was nnlslor than nny iniiii'
liccmiMi she vvlslieil to show that uhc
jvas not a poor, weak thing on account
of her sex." i
"Pewter Chats" Is nn excellent bonk
for nut one who colleets or Is ititeicsl
ed in old ppwicr II hns chapters nn
what pewter Is, how It is mnde and
the cute nnd lepalr of II. II given n
compiehenslve list of the names nnd
marks of the Kugllsh pewtotcra who
were listed fiom Ki.Vl tn 1S2I. ami is
King of All Cooking
ASK YOUR GROCER
NKVKIl having seen Hawaiian or
Oriental children before In her
life, Miss A. Louise Dean, the new
playground worker brought hero
by tho Kreo Klndergnrlen and Chll
dren's Aid Association, is exceedingly
Interested In her new ehnrges.
With nil the enthusiasm of a mull
hlnl, Miss Dean entered upon her tin-'
ties very soon after her nrrlvnl, and nl
Ihe end of two davs' nssoclntlon Willi
the children sho declared In tlio It u :
let In Inily Hint never had she seen
such tractable and Interesting joiiug
slers among Ihe foreign classes.
The (ici minis, Irish, Swedes anil un
tutored Americana with whom she has
always worked, are much more nancy
nnd Impcitliiciil, she says, and fur Ibli
renson It is a great deal harder lo
make progress with Hiein.
Miss Dean has had considerable ov'
pcrlenco in Settlement work, having
been connecled for some years vvHIi
Biennis Neighborhood House al New
ton, Mass. This Institution Is engaged
lu various nctlvlllcs, of which club
work, plnygiound work ami vision';
mining tho parents nro n part. Ilv !
cnrerully following up the vnrlous
children who report, tho leac-hois
havo a personal acipialntauto with all,
of tlio parents. ,
Miss Dean was alto nssoclnted for
lour vears with n private philanthropic
organization lu linstnu. Her special
department was dressmaking, ever
girl being icqulrcil to make herself a
In the May Woman's Home I'nni
p.inlnn, a ni"thr gives her personal
experiences Willi her troublesome boy
of tweo or fourteen years oi age and
tells how bis coiinettlnn with the llnv
Stouts of America made u bttttr boy
of him "The twelve points or the
Stout luu." sii)s the mother In herjir-
1 A Scout Is triithwnitby.
2 A Seoul h loyal
:i. A Scout Is helprul
1 A Stout Is fili-mlly.
t. A Scout IT courteous
K. A Scout Is kind
7. A Scout Is obedient
A Scout Is cheerful
. A Seoul Is thrifty.
11. A Scout Is brave
II A Scout Is ilean
III A Scout Is reverent"
After telling how her son entered
the movement, she goes on lo say:
"I had Impei my l-ny would be nil
these things, and li-nl so admonished
blui Ilul these are Stout I.iwh, mind
.von. not advice and ndiiionltltinx not
liopi s lintked h maternal pleadings
ami fears, but laws. xeir-iinpicil uhen
the Scout taken pin mill for In takliif
dress for the exhibition held annually
Calling on the patents was another or
her regular dutle while lonnecled
with this Institution Cane. Keating
ami book binding nro taught in other
Miss Dean sees boundless possibili
ties for elTcclunl playground wojk
here. Thus far sho has no definite
plans formulated, hut hopes In grad
ually Introduce n number of Innovn
tlnns. Mrs. K. A. MneKennlc. of tho
Heretnnla Street Mission, almost op
posite the plavground where Miss
Dean Is Blntloncd, hns volunteered her
assistance nnd In this wnv she will
gain her Initial entrance tn many nf
the'ho'iies. Mrs. MneKen.-le knows In
timately nil the mothers in the Orient
al ipuiiler and hni sn successfully
gained their confidence that Iter seal
of nppinval means mm h.
Miss Mn'len )inn. n member of the
Norninl fncullv. Is a sister nf the new
plaigrniind worker, ami furnished tho
lmenllve for licr coining Mrs I).
Howard Hitchcock Is n cousin of the
Miss Dean arrived on the Sleirn n
week ngn yesterday. The Hip down
frniui Hnu l-'rnnclsco was tho longest
water voyage she ever made and sho
ciijovcd every minute of II hugely
Allowing possible exceptions for
Hilling, her hnurs on Hie playground
will be from 1 until 8 nn week days
and nil day on Saturdays and Sun
THE BOY SCOOTS
the oath be promises lu ubey these
laws That settled it If the Scout
movement stuml for these things, ami
Inspired ami exacted them, I was with
It, heart anil soul
"from the start Ihe whole thing
was a great success The buy, for
"lie. beuttlttil iniiiii'iKt'l b the m.
Hiel.illiiu. wolihl take Hie Inn lung
lo till )ini how much I only tell nu
liiiml.lv that home of the milts u him
vvblth I had worked with for ears.
stub lis sclllMlllt'tis. shlftlexwne'e. tieea-i-l"ii.tl
towiinlk-o anil fliluetloies Irrev-ert-nee,
beKiin lo dltuppear. mid wltb
nut fret or rrlctlon A grind Scout had
nolie nf thcfti faults (bey are agaliixt
the Stout law. lie was trj log lo be
a genii Scout; that was nil
"Have ou a lm tf nur own' If
mi have, I tlilnk uu emi not do hot
ter than tn look lulu the Seoul mnvc-iiA-iit
He Is sure In hear of II. and.
If he Is anew here near twelve nr thir
teen, nr fourleeii, he Ih pretty voire lo
want In Join II. t beg vim. Inn, mil tn
put anvllihw; lu lit" wa . mid Iheii.
fiirllnr I heg miii m kiep vtmr lunula
nf Voiii- part It In listen uhiii he
llllks In villi ahniit It, In appiiPVe, In
1'nvi a goiHl supper vMi'lllug fur him
when he i nines hutk from bis Smut
'Iriinp mi, I tn iiuitiaiie In ttaj jour
I pint i at iilqlil Inr him"
RAGE TOR LACES
Thete It -in Irreiisilbln return tn Inv
Irli use nf hces. and never before, hni
mi lunch nllenllnn been paid In Hie
gnnd rcprotluctloii of handmade laces.
nut Ihe woman who can afford tho lux
ury of real lacoH makes n good Invest
ment, not only In gnnd taste, but in
possessing snniethlng nf real viilun
which will Insl ns long iih there Is a
thread of It left A small touch of III
my leal laeo gives a dlstingulhlied Innk
in the simplest gown Hose point and
Htussels and Point du Venlse nro now
priceless accessories, and they havo
again enmo Into their own. Por a
while, the Industry ef laeeuiliklug Ian
riilhhcd. bin vvilh this ywir nr IiimiiI
huh fabrics, nnd lavlih ejiieii'lliui-PH
Its revival link been assured. In Tai
ls, Ihe women have gone lncp-nin.il, nnd
they utlllo laco Mii'fs nnd laco
I'ouncis and laco shav Is with wonder
ful elTect lo tlrupo both nklrtii ami lml
Ilrussels. h'lnnilern ami chant I'lv
laces are nlsn eagerly Huughl for. and
nil the nld pines that hnve liAeti tuck
ed n w a) sn lung will be brought foriji,
mid uieudi'd and cleaned and utilized,
with wntiderlullv flnn effect Ileal laee
opera hngs of Duchess or llnse Pnlnl
nro uiilio n now note for evening use.
nnd they nro iiulto the rago abroad
'I ho heavv Irish laces have waned In
popularity, hut tho dainty baby Itlsh
still holds Its own. 'I hero is perhaps
nn laro which Is as economical. It
cleans and washes, well, Is bnlh dur
nhln ami beautiful. Hut for richness
of design anil oxqulsllc workmanship,
nnd a decnrntlvo quality. Point do Ve
nlse rlghirully ranks among the fore
most It lends Itself unusually well In
soft, warm tints, for It possesses all
the poetry of color contained In old Iv
ory, and Its designs nro so lnllnlto that
It can bo utilized In trnny ways.
A combination of flint nnd "Punto
Ingllats" (tho cut-wnrk sn highly pric
ed) Is also vory popular for blouses,
and II Is a most effective trimming
This Idea has also heon carried out (or
table, use. Ineriisted In beautiful, soft
linens, or In bureau scarrs and pil
lows. Hut beautiful ahnvo all other
laces for Summer fabnes, aro tho Va
lenciennes and appllquo laces which
nro so wnbllko and filmy. These, o(
course enmo lu good Imltntlnus, but
tho real article Is prized above, rubles.
l'huiu by Amurlcan i'resa Asacluti,i
THE LITTLE NOSEGAY.
rpili: little nnsrgay, not unlike the
uvil ,(',,,,-, -n 11,11 ,iv, l( UK lliu l-
peN of their coats. Is the crnzu this
spring for milady to wear as n corsage
adornment. And Hnster Sunday will
co tho little bouquet made, of ribbon
flowers ndornlng the coat of the up to
She will consider a big bunch of tlb
bnn violets much more fetching this
spring as n corsage bouquet tbun the
real blossoms, and so attractive and
$ Tto Gdlff
TMIR golf card party la the latest
thing In the way of entertaining,
for this alTalr the invitations are sent
out decorated with sketches, either In
pen nnd Ink or water color. In which
pretty girls are represented In coif cos
tumes. All the tables are covered with green
material of some sort and are Indicated
by meana of little numbered flags of
Vee boya or girls dressed as Bcotch
taddles clrculato among the company,
llitrlhutlng diminutive golf sticks, or
lhapea cut to suggest them, from card
card. Ily matching these Implements
U e partners are found.
Score Is kept In a novel way. Hach
player hns a wee golf bag nf Scotch
plaid goods, and Into this ho drops the
uhlte marbles, which represent golf
t.illi. ns fast as they are won.
Prizes, loo, should be In keeping
These are easily selected among the
tolf favors to be found In any wide
twnke novelty shop or department
WHY LOOSE SHOES
MAKE YOUR FEET HURT
Severt pertotis nut nl loll suiter ex
criiclatlug pain, nl one lime nr an
oilier, with their feel A Hlngle com.
Mi larger than u train nf sand, can
Hike nil (he "snap" anil vlinlity mil of
Tvvothlnhi nf lunderu fool Imublei
pro ilue to Ihe fact that almnst in el
i lie man, woman and child weme
At All Soda
Wvl r a
OUNCH ur RIBBON VIOLETS.
lifelike aro the artlnrlnl posies that
only a florist could blamo her for her
A Rlrl neils a good many varieties
of flowers for her own wear and for
. tho houso. She wenrs n llttlo corange
1 nosegay on her shirt waist, on her wide
store. If books aro given they should
treat of the gamo humorously nnd
lightly as, for Instance, In comic venio.
The tables represent the holes, and
players past from one nolo to another
In tho usual progressive way. The
walls of tho room where the game la
played may be decorated with golf pos
ters or any pictures of nn appropriate
outdoor naturo, and In tho supper table
tho Idea of the fair green Is again In
troduced. Here tho centerpiece may bs
a little aquare of green with doll houl
trees nnd woe golf plnyers In tho varl
oua attitudes of the sport.
Some llttlo golf touches might be In
troduced In tho menu without sacri
ficing tho flavor of the supper as i
For Instance, the salad might consist
of whlto balls of cream cheeso (with
chopped up walnuts worked Into the
center of each ball) arranged on n bed
of green lettuce and served with toast
Label tho dessert "Oolfor'B Delight."
"Oolfcr'a Punch" or something of that
IliM shoe Ion lente. The shoe itS'liinidH and Inner
mny be corieet as fo aire nnd hale gn at ami It'tb
but It Is not Inu'ciieil I ir lit at the mil) 1 1 iniuillv even Hi
point of control; namely, llio Instep.
When )nu et I )nur Inul llpnn l le
floor or pavement in Ihe net or walk
lug, Ihe rime ndheies anil, ir II he
Innselv fnsiciled mcr tin In. en Hi
Innl pushes ilnwu Into Ihe lee nl llio
sline Ai (eiuiln spots nn lie fool tl'l.
Hllp'ilng onuses It'll tine 'I le se spui i
m the soles f Hie feel the t, p,
Fountains At Yoiu' Grooer's
NELSON B. LANSING, Distributor
SPRAY OF PINK ROSES.
coat revers, on her scarf, her flehu, her
muff or tucked In her hair. And tf she
must havo Powers to contort with nil
tho various costumes of tho w-nrdrobe
thoso that will not wither aro nn econ
omy, although the first cost may bo na
high ns or higher than that of growing!
flower. Pictured are throe charming.
nrtlficlnl bouquets made from ribbon
the luscious, fragrant looking bunch of
vlolota, tho llttlo nosegay of violets sur
rounding an American Ilcauty rosebud
and a spray of pink roses.
kind and hnve It specially good In hon
or of Its nnme. Kill glasses (grape
fruit or champagne glasses) with Ice
cream In which grated macaroons have
been stirred and top off each portion
with a little mold of whipped cream
decorated with mint leaves or candled
JJANDKI) coats promlao to be ex
tremely smart during the spring
senson. A number of the Inevitable
white serge suits have the hallmark of
tho moment Impressed upon them by
belted offecta. Ono of these Is effec
tively relieved by clusters of tiny block
buttons nnd rovers nnd cuffs of suede
Colored cloth, a narrow blnck patent
belt encircling tho waist. Again, In the
enso of a shantung suit In such nn ar
tlstlo shade as dull nprlcot, the band
was of tho silk, very deep and perma
lint there nro all kinds of diversities
of the belt, nnd for that reason alone
we aro hound to see the stylo later, In
I '( . of the leeb; tin.
tin- Joints and oce.V
I in K i.f Hie heel
flu ma 111, I rallied Is
i ,iler lmu uiul day
la 01 moie of these spots
oi, ki In i nine Uillann d
nn V - ih i tin ki nlm: ailed
i.illimx' I- lormi I i. Mm frit Hnu
d pi, ant i.o on ih ie. ultiug eal
'it ,i at Hilt k'li up iimvehlt; lle-n It
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