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THIS EVENING WORLD, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1012.
f Is Proposed to Have
Evening World Readers
Say Whether or Not
They Believe That Per
gonal Attractiveness Is
a Legitimate Weapon
in Efforts to Gain an
You Are Not a Flirt,
You Know One -Do
You Approve of Her or
Him? Do You Know
the Girl Employee Who
Flatters Her Boss When
He Starts to Reprimand
Her for Neglect of Duty
or Incompetence ?
BY NtXOLA GREELEY-SMITH.
"On of the worst practice u the deliberate, systematic and Indiscrloil
it nr of personal faaclnatlon, tbe use of power for the pleaaure of exer
islng It and for no good end, the use of power that unsteadlee men and
Mivni A f,PPPi pv wiitu have no monopoly of fllrUtlon. The
WIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH man flirt i. sverywhsr., and he use.
ils personal fascination quits as wall and as ruthlessly as the flirt In petti
oets employs her charms. If you are not a flirt, you know one. Do you
approve of her or hlmT Do you consider the use of personal attractlvenesa
I legitimate weapon In business all kinds of business, both of shop and
llroom. In the factory or alone Fifth avenue? Do you know the airl
-npioyee who when taken to task tor
eglect of duty or for tnoompstenoe
Usarms criticism and ths unwary male
y cxcJaljnlna: "My, what a dandy
ecktle." or. "Where did you gst that
'tunning suit of clothes'" Do you know
he young man In soolely who fetches
nd carries for some bedizened old
xrsrHimother. bringing fans and parasols
ike a well-trained retriever and making
llscreet love for the price of a few dln
irs and IntrodurtlonsT Do you know
he girl or the man who without the
ecrrt motive of advancement or excul
pation flirts for the mere Joy of the
COLLEGE GIRL PLACED
TWSIN TWO FIRES.
It has been assumed heretofore that
'he college woman Is freer from the
petty begullements or the flirt than
aay other daughter of Kve. We hear
erery now and then frantic inquiries as
to why she doesn't marry earlier or
oftensr and why she doesn't havo more
enlldren And yet this excellent young
euperwomsn Is lectured by the presi
dent of a girls' college on the turpitude
of employing her personal fascination .
to obtain the homage of men.
stew. If the college girl deserves
eeaware far aurttag, what about
the rest of weataaktasf Mow about
the saaaf who masher we hare
always with as sad a masher is
merely a flirt who has aegleeted to
take oat a assist Uoease by obtala
tag aa totreaaottoa to the object
of hie asteaassaa, To flirt or not to
flirt That Is ths isesttoa now
before ths eeart of Mrealag World
readers. Xsaaise aaA geatlemsa of
the Jary. what do yoa thlak ahemt
ear they flirt for
fraettoe." ktaay admit tbsy cant help
si Many say fasts; never, never do it.
i (rata the ttaae mamma aad papa
told them to be "aloe baby" to the
a aunt, they have used
their personal attractiveness with dls
artsM nation and eSeoi
Whea We read books of etiquette aad
the excellent advlos to the loveelok wa
knew that a young woman who re
spects herself permits aay man to alee
hsr or area to hold her band until shs
Is married or at least duly and solemnly
afnanoad to aim. Tot wbsn we rsad
those ribald little volumes of life aad
experlsncs, we are mads awaxt that
many young flirts" snoounter both these
perhapa overrated experiences without
benefit of clergy or svsn of aolltalrs
and are apparently none the worse for
BEST DEFINITION OF THE WORD
The world hoe yet to improve upon
ihst enerabl definition of flirtation
se "attentions wtllinut Intentions." So
fsr as merely social fllrtatlun la con
cerned the phrase l perfect- Hut i lie
bUSlni'SH flirt liajt very definite Inten
tions. 11m or sho wlahos to turn aside
work or the wruth that follows Incom
petence with a soft answer. He or she
believes that a soft answer guarantees
a soft snap. And for a time at least It
PeTsonslly, I have yet to hear of a
young man or woman who obtalneu any
permanent advancement or distinction
by any save the commonplaca formula
of hard work and ability. But I have
sees many a young woman achieve tem
porary results by flirtation and flattery
"GAINED 19 LBS. FR. JOHN'S
OR NOT TO FLIRT?
as Well as Women and
Be Considered in This
Copyright. 1912. by Tha Preas Publishing
, 7 UkMMr X r jfe V YOu HAv6 86V COi TOMEft .
I T eCGiWNiNi OF A CURT si aW I i f a4a A
ends In an emptlneaa that makea you
corn yourselves. Personal charm,
nni-inunillini UH pill I Ul UI1R B I
power to faaclnate be-
make have In
mind those vain girls to
iuum iud iniiii.tKt ui
glory of womanhood."
In these worls the President of
Radcllffn Co I lew, lo Maron F. BrlggB, I
uttered last week a solemn wnrnlng
against the girl flirt, ills words were I
add if HHrd nrlmarllv ! thn tridmiM '
of the collego he directs, but they
have an Interest for every one who
knows or who la a flirt. It Is per
haps needless to say that women
with Which alia was pre-eminently vet
tsfled until the roof of her little house
of lies fell la
whol. truth, so fax aa It p
pHee to the easiness tin Is thiei
"Ton earn fool so see saea all the
Wsae, aa all saea aesae of the
time, hat yea oaat feel all aaea all
the time." So, after all. It Is easier
to So yeas work aaa osittvate what
ability yoa hare.
But this Is merely one opinion. There
are women who believe that the short
est rut to a. msn'e approval is inroiiih
his vanity, thai, strive he may, man
can do everything for a woman except
Judge her on her merits that !s to a ay,
her merits as a human being, not as a
female. To such women It would be
at foolish (o undertake a career where
in success depends upon men, without
a large supply of flattery, as It woild
be to start upon a long motor trip t. 1th
out a gasoline reserve, flucli women
dress for their offices with the care, the
coquetry, the studied appeal which a
girl in her flret season devotes to dress
ing for a dsnre. And from their point
of view, why not? For they belong to
those who are not ashamed to capitalize
their personal charm.
Verhaps the worst phase of the
Old Abdul Mamld to said to be obuckltng.
t. r. Oreenwood has Just opened a
like the taxlcaba
(Mass.) doctors hare
Cat Jumped from a window on the
woman was wearing the rat
Statistics show ths sals of 1,1(0,000,000 cigars la the last thrss months
It was a lively oampelgn-
Robert Louis Stevenson has bees
Morning papsr headline aaye "Sir.
Evidently taere wasn't much excitement
Firs dHIl toot procfUed n an
you'rt u rone , f ui for one of the
Camdsn High School girls have been limited to one brai
had been wearing ao many that a class recitation sounded
C7WCAOO. THATS AM,--.Musical
matMls thst a few union vlollitlata who
tht tn because they do not bear the Union
Twins ame to the home cf Karon and Bare
Ixidge, In Virginia, and there wan tPSBMBtfoUS I
doctor and a I'ovlngton specialist re In attci
mother was not doing well.
N B. The mother Is Tlnto. a I'mncranlnn il"g belonging t
Ttro ncgriK of the tame name were in AlUintn inil. om a burster,
the other senfenced fo die far miirttrr Inn I ffteSU. Vote thr nrisnn
authoritiei are vexed over IA puss tbWifi that th-y hanufl fag urrany
a hosttat romance.
His bride wes the
Harvey Mills of the Atlantic City
tssth In shallow water and a bis crab
rWMMUM to ih-tr Ion If ht oouU
The New T nit World)
mon In the I S WIMI '.'- JUU llllll l'T-'J
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How THE PufcT DISARVU CRITICISM
woman flirt Is that, like ths man
masher, she ehoosse hsr victims
among all sorts and conditions of
persons; or, rather, she aooaoeaeee
to ohooee them. She flirts with the
street oar conductor who takes her
nickel. She fascinates the elevator
boy and the waiter who serves hsr
breakfast. She coquettes with the
postman. She Is arch and confi
dential with tbs young man who
sells her shoes. Msr manner to her
heart's dearest aad to ths laundry
boy la essentially ths earns. Some
times shs brags to hsr husband
that the batcher gives her over
weight meat, that the grocer sends
her the freshest vegetables, flhs
implies that three favors are tbe
result of the impression made by
her charms upon ths tradesmen,
aad shs'a perfectly right. They are.
But auch women there are, needlees
to ssy, men to mstrli that aft the
chesp grafters of sex. They are very
different from the hey and girl fll
who. with no thought "f personal
vancement or advantage, flirt frem
sheer buoysncy of spirit, sheer delight
In their youth nd rhurm. Hut In con
sidering the point raised hy the 1'renl
dent of BsdcllfTe wo must take Into
consideration every degree of flirtation.
Is It ever right for man or woman to
espltslixs personal attractlvenesa for
business ressone or for merely Joy of
flirting? To conque.il" To etlft or Mot
to Kllrt? What do Kvenlng World
rsadem think sboiu II? Is It right and
le it prevalent enoush to Justify the
warning to college girls?
woodyawl In Woodsvllle. N. H.
adopted a system of mileage aharges
east rids and was caufht by a rat
to pitch tor the Athletics next
Wilson Spends s Quiet
In the Oulf Stream.
ry at Sea.'
Eat fievond tfreef rfiurch.
Joe Jottnion kind of flrei.
let each. They
like a Castanet
Instrument Makers' Union there d.
wn Btradlvarlus vlollm . ulaytna
! tbt I
ess Roaenkrsna si dun to
cllement. II, ,t gprlnj
nine. t iiit reports tl!
hut Thomas pcvla of Vonkers 11dn't marry
St Joaeph'a Hospital cook, unit her dainties
Mfr Having Corps dropped file false
iii i I' off with them HsII Vmv wittiM
flad out wht ftVrtvb wnU with Brock-
HOLD ON! LISTEN TO THIS.
Are you interested in the Balkan mix
up? Maybe not. Some people aren't.
But it's dollars to doughnuts and
kohinoors to carrots that you're Inter
ested in love and a good fight.
Also in a story of a Yankee youth
who can plunge Into the Balkans and
fight with fists and brains and llnd
time to win a glorious girl, betides.
That' the sort of thing that happens
in "Hawthorne of the U. S. A.," bv
Albert Payson Terhune: founded on
J. B. Fagan's successful play of the
same name now running in New York.
"Hawthorne of the U. S. A." Is going
to run as a serlil in The Evening World.
It's a great story.
Don't forget to read It.
Remember, It will hejin rO-MORVOw.
SMOKING AT WEBERFIELDS.
It Will Re Allowed Except on Or
chestra Floor and In Lowrr Boxes.
Weber and Fields have decided upon a
rnmpromle of the question of whether
or not smoking shall he permitted in
their new music hall, which will open
on Thursday evening. Following the
broaching of the question through the
newspapers 1,127 letters from all parts
of the country were received.
Their decision Is to permit emoklng on
the inexzanlne and balcony floors, but not
to allow It on the orchestra floor or In
tho lower tier of boxes.
On the Stomach
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets Remove It
and All Other Forms of Indi
That awful feeltag aa though there
were a heavy weight oa your stomach
aa though you had swallowed aa snor
mous lump ef lead Is caussd by tbs
tsllure of your stomach to thoroughly
dlgsst your foods. You may have satsa
too fast er too much. Tour stoma oh may
be overworked and Ured out. It Is too
wesk to produoe enough of the directive
lutcee necessary to take proper oars sf
the food. Osssa form aad cause all sorts
tfonjr. Thn fftomtveh 1mnrli hict
Papain, hydrochloric in M nnd other dl -KfwtivM
grntt which it la unablf) to
Mi' l i - i na r not only wArthlaaa In
iiii ttf thla kind, hut art uatlv in
lurtoua to t ha whola ayatam. It la iheer
ItJAisfi v tn potIT ft lt it f vlla at uff Into
tha atn.Ht li riruia tliMt limva no dlsatlva
(ion f r v hatevcr.
MtMrt'l Dyapvpala Tahlfta contain In
ir, rati l ni rhat nut only brlnt; qUtdh rallaf
to ln4lvtton luffrrarw, hut artualiy dl
nat th fOOal Ivf thi atomat h. Ona of
tht-att IHUi i ti it tc I' iiiiiitM- lakan aftar aarh
tnaal will lent tlit auMcufli, ravttallsa tha
MOTfiory Klitnd. mraiticthrn tha muacular
walln In fact, tona up the. aallra dl
No h'tnia Hhoultl h without 8tuart'a
nyapepila Tahleta .otiatantly on hand.
Thoy atop all forma or ImUxratloa, auch
aa aour atomnt'h, balchlnga, heartburn.
rtirzliiw-Mw, burning; aanautlon. braab, ate!
Aftar a brief couraa or treatmant your
Kpptlta i i ,i ro v aa. Tou anjoy our food
mora. Tou awaken aver mornlna; with
a happy iltni llton. Ufa looka brirhi.r
Your brain htvomaa claarar and your ya
with their ola-Ume
Vou are practically
tusri'e r)sptpsia Taklets are sola
all srugglau at toe, g salt
ALIENS MUST DIE
IN THE CHAIR FOR
New Trial Denied to Outlaws
Whose Executions Are Fixed
for Next Friday.
RICHMOND, Va . Nov. ll.-A new
trUI was o-dsy refused 1'loyd Allen
and his eon. Claude Swanson Allen, by
the fwspreme Cnurt of Virginia. Ths
men are condemned to die In the elec
tric e.hetr next Friday for the murder
of officials of tire Carroll County Court
at Hlllsvllle. Msrch 14.
Floyd Allen was convicted May 17
specifically for ths killing of Common
wealth Attorney WIlRatn Sf, Foster.
Ills son. tried cm the charge of killing
Judge Thornton K Mawsle, was convict
ed and sentenced to fifteen years In the
penitentiary. A second trial on an in
dictment for the killing of Attorney
Footer resulted In a conviction for mur
der In ths first degree, July 27.
It Is believed that tkv. Mann will not
Interfere with the execution of the sen
tence Imposed by ttie courts. The ap
peal lo the Supreme Court for new
trial, decided adversely to-day. had
been pending for some itime. hut Vir
ginia officials have proceeded with sr-
James McCreery & Co.
On Tuesday. November the 19th.
LEATHER GOODS. tmM
Hand Bags, of shirred Black Silk Velvet,
Brocaded Velvet and Plush. 5.00
Limousine Cases, fitted with 10 practical cellu
loid pieces. 8.95
A large variety of Imported Jewel and Stick
pin Cases. 1.00 to 10.00
Sewing Baskets and Boxes in various styles
and colors. 1.00 to 12.00
Shopping Bags and Strap-Books in the latest
models and various leathers. 1 .95 to 25.00
FEATHER NECKWEAR & MUFFS.
In Both Stores.
Marabout Stoles. black or natural. ."7777777.
value 3.50 to 6.50, 2.25. 3.25. 4.25
Ostrich Collarettes. . . .value 5.75. 2.85
Ostrich and Marabout Capes, black or
natural. value 4-75. 2.95
Ostrich and Marabout Capes, black and white
or natural and white. value 5.50, 3.75
Muffs . .value 6.25 to 8.50. 4.50 and 6.25
Large assortment of Novelties in Collarettes,
Capes, Stoles and Muffs for evening or street wear.
CORSETS. Both Stores.
Excellent models for slender, medium and well
developed figures. 3.00. 4.00. 5.00 and 6.00
Royal Worcester Corsets, many models for
every type of figure. 1 .00. 1 .50 and 2.00
James McCreery & Co.
On Sale Tuesday. November the 19th.
A collection of Attractive Hats, from regular
stock, at the following reduced prices:
value 20.00 . .10.50. value 35.00. . . .18.50
Handsome Hats in all the fashionable furs, with
fancy collars and muffs to match. At moderate
Exclusive Head-dresses in Maline, Jet, Pearl
rangements for the execution of the
men. believing that no clemency would
Harris Eyeglass Service
ia the rare combination of
professional ability and ex
perience with modern busi
0HCS we serve yon, you know
thai we twtiyow responsibility,
Whether you come to us to
have glassed made upon the
prescription pf your own Oculist,
or to have your eyes examined
by one of our Oculists, (regis
tered physicians), we assure
you not only the very best pos
sible in Eyeglasses, at the lowest
cost, but absolute and complete
Test Our Service in your
next Eyeglass need I
Harris Glasses cost $2 or more.
M East 28rd St., near Fourth At
tl West 84th St.. bet. 6th and 6th Aw
U West 116th 8U nsar Lenox Am
442 Cohambxta Ara, Slst and 82nd Sta,
TO Nassaa St., aear John St.
489 Fulton St., opp. a. 4
near WOloty. Bkhra
S Ukfara I
Broadway, 4th Ave, 8th to 9th St.
Milestones in the Making
of Ready -to-Wcar Dresses.
VV.L- . .
I " lar sra -rarpt-teii ami rc-n- ttir-
tainrd salons with (hrr Fren h
nrnittirr, as mtirh as pu Me like
'lie rooms in Ihc Htir iV I: ix, lea
was served as r talked with thr
most famous drsignrr ol ri'idy-to-wrar
clothes in the city of New York .
There was an atmosphere of artis
try around us. The pla. r was quiet
and beautiful. The mannequins wrre
resting. Through open doors behind
us we could catch a glimpse of long
rows of the distinguished dresses
which are the success of the season.
It was here that the clever woman
who has built up this business talked
of her career and of the development
of the ready-to-wear idea.
"When wfe first came to this coun
try we went to "hicago." she said,
"and there we made coats like most
of the other designers and manu
facturers. At that time people did
not realise the convenience of the
"It was a staple business thst we
did. We made a large quantity of
garments which were all alike and
we kept them in stock and delivered
them the day when we received an
order for them. A style lasted a
year and sometimes several years.
"Then we made tailored dresses.
It was uphill work. We didn't have
many workers who knew their busi
ness to start with, ami w had to edu
"But it was a pleasurr
"We treated them like one large
family, and we invested their money
for them, and helped them to grow
and become bigger people
Tweed Overcoats With English Distinc
tion, $20 to 7.50. Regularly $30 to $60.
An American maker whose spe- ioni. Re not only uses English
cislty is tweed great coats naturally woven tweeds but builds tbem on
tethers most of hit inspirations from tbe same lines aad gives tbsa the
ondon. the center of tweed fash- same snap of the best English coats
Afternoon and Evening Coats, $20 to $10.
Samples of $40 to $200 kinds.
That at 1100 is a magnificent
silver and blue brocaded velvet,
with collar of silver squirrel. Thst
at M0 is a deep wine colored broad
clAth. seven-eighths length, slightly
cutaway, and fully lined with soft,
ularly $50 to $150.
Amber velour de laine with seal
collar and cuffs and a dull blue lining
is as rich a harmony as it sounds.
A cape coat is of geranium color self
stripea velour de Isine.
Gray vicuna with white sstin lining
is delicately charming and has just
Costumes for Afternoon and Evening,
$29.50 to $55, Regularly $50 to $75.
Draped gowns of charmeuse with
fine laces and fairy-like embroideries
of crystal and silver. Economy at its
best, for they are so uarvelously ef
Better qualities of cheviot and
whipcord tailored on a Bernard
model and with the short sailor col
Afternoon Dresses of Eponge and Velve
teen, $15, Regularly $27.50 to $40
Each one copies an imported
model. Tbe wool eponge in dark
blue, black or gray, is trimmed with
satin or dull tapestry silks.
Dancing Dresses, $15, Usually $25 to $27.50
Pretty chiffon affairs, sometimes
combined with tatin, draped and
fastened with rosebuds all as fre.h
Black, blue and suiting effects
Tomorrow, Tuesday, Second Day of
The Three Days' Musical Festival
in the Wans tusker Auditorium, celebrating tbe
Twelfth Annlvenairy of (he opening I tbe
John W iiiKiuiiik'-r Ha no Stop.. i;) '.i.,;-,
Contort at 3 '. JLf.
Mis- Mabel Strock
Miss Ethel Muir
Miss Grace Hornby
Mr. John Barnes Wells
Mr. Paolo (".allien
Mr. Andrea Sarto
Mr. Albert Wiederhold
Mr. Carl Morris
Mr. William Hlmmoas
All music lovers are cordially invited to be present.
lFlrst Gallery. New Bulldbag,
Broadway, Fourth Avenue, Eighth to Tenth Street
"In those days it was mostly
women who diil the sewing work
- generally Irish. Men tailors had
not yet come into the business.
"After the luilored dress we made
cparale tkirts slid waists of rhiffos,
which were 10 delicate they .eraser!
to be Mow 11 together.
",ln 1HIII we stsrted the making ol
costumes and thst bss been out
greatest success ever since.
"Yes, we get most of our styles
from Paris, because they have what
"But you must not think that there
Ire no really good designers in
America; we have excelleat ones.
It is so easy, however, to dress
women well in 1'sris. where oae is
surrounded by beautiful I lungs, where
one hss only to go to the Art Mu
seums and picture galleries to cease
back filled with new ideas. No won
dcr tbe French people make stfies
for the entire world.
"Our house copies them aad
adapts tbem. but we originate, toe.
"It is surprising how a trip to Paris
broadens and softens aad changes
the American designers. They cease
back with new .om prehension si
"They see people who were bora
with the faculty which they at
striving for. They are made over
new. No one of us can get aloag
without a trip to Paris.
"It is what teaches us to lift oar
work above the level of tbe oaaal
ready-made, to put oa it touches
which make it individual aad dis
tinctive; to stand apart."
At in-between prices are mate j
velvet brocades and blue or bias
charmeuse some with furs.
They are individual models, i
that even at their lowered pr.i
they will be acceptable to the ver.
Coats, $25 to $75, Reg
the accent it needs in the black velvet
Dull, almost invisible cheeked
rough materials are built in particu
larly distinguished models at $17.50
Second floor. New Stewart BuDdiag
fective that they ezpress art as wsdi
as much higher value of material
than could he expected ordinarily
even at their original prices.
lar. Black and blue.
Their duplicates earlier ia tha i
son sold at (40 and more.
The velveteen dresses are very un
common and include the Rusriaa
blouse style, some with lace bodices.
otners witn gom lace; also i
broidered in color.
as roses themselves. Pink,
lavender, Nile green and white.
Second floor. New Stewart Ruildia
McKee String Octetto
I'rank McKee, l.'ireetor
Mr. Albert (ireenfeld
Mr. Hans Kronold
Gaites Hockey Seitette
Mr. P. K. Van Y vi
Piano and Organ,