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You Can Be Your
Own Beauty Doctor
CHANGS YOUR SKIRT OR YOUR STEP.
By Andre Dupont.
tjawvaM. WIS. br Tin Pica Paeon
HKRC'S on thing you have to'
of Thirty a ahe watched the crowd oo the boardwalk, "and
that la the way you take your
asssewV HS"fl nTIu
I BnVal aw MIH I
stairs ate climbed in the correct position, It la as
narrow skirt as In a negligee. One
should stand erect and Hft the front
of the skirt Ike merest trifle, so that
'hare will be no danger of tripping,
old th bead up, with the neck touoh
'ing the) back of the collar, and tho
chest forward; and atop on tha ball
of th foot, letting the leg muscles
and net th back do tha work.
"Tt tins position seems hard at first,
then you may know that your leg
muscles are weak and need exercise to
strengthen them. Don't let them shirk
their duty and put It on the back.
Make them carry tha body upstairs,
holding It gracefully erect and well
balanced. And you won't have your
fashionable skirt riding up disgrace
fully In th back or getting a strangle
heel around your ankle In front."
"When we go back to the hotel you
can give m demonstration," said th
Otrt, land I can see K it steps as
right as It sounds."
"With pleasure, 'DouMIng Thomas,'
and on th way there I'll give you
another on how to walk gracefully In
a narrow klrt The first thing, aa t
have already said. Is to suit the step
to the skirt. The nest la to have the
orwerd foot point nearly straight (the
strongest position In supporting the
weight), while the back foot should
OSh h body along. The chin should
be held up and the chest he high and
forward. That, axperu tell us. Is the
only correct and graceful way to walk.
How does It look?"
"Bay it chesty, I call It." said the
Olrl. "But I suppose It's all right
after you are used to It. Certainly It
Is a relief after the fashionable slouch
some women affect."
The Girl Who Works.
man to con
tinue to support
herself after she
The question Is
askod to-day altb
jble Work outak-e the home than ahe
poan perforin within It, I do not see why
she should not continue in her outside
occupation. On th other hand. If the
alrl worker earns only a icw dol'ars a
week. H l belter economics for her to
ansaagj) lay little hsajakcld Intelligently
d aavs th wages of a servant or the
assess f haarang.
BBUriad waii who
JmM ! t ; JWL dR JEFJ rH IJlISmK I J
la Oa. TIm Not tart Imkt Wont).
bo careful of this Jutwmr," aald tho
steps. Did you ever aee anything
ao awkward aa that girt over tharaT"
"Which one?" aald the Average Oiri
"The brunette In the pink linen. See,
be measures the width of her eklrt
et atwn. There's one thin. aeseeiBJ '
If aha doeen't want to look grotesque,
ah should chance either her skirt or
"I see what you mean. Her silhouette
la hideous. The skirt Is so tight It
bafs at the knees when ahe walks, Uke
a hobo's trousers. And It clings eroohd
her ankles, making her feet seem Im
mense. But when she stands atlll the
dresa looks vary pretty. What la the
world la the matter with ItT"
"Nothing. The matter la with th
Ctrl. That dress Is the very height of
faahlon. Personally, I never wear such
extremely narrow skirts. I don't think
they are becoming or quite modest.
She Is ao thin aha oould wear "a stove
pipe If she wanted to. But she shouldn't
walk as if she were playing golf or
trying to step over a puddle."
That' a a queer way to talk! What
do you expect a person to doT" 1
"Simply to take short steps. It seems ;
aa U any woman who wears a vary
narrow skirt should have sense enough
to do that. But not one In a hundred
can walk gracefully In this season's
costume. And as for walking upstairs
or stepping onto an opsn oar, the leaa
said the better," remarked the Woman
of Thirty aa If that settled the ques
tion. "If I get through the summer without
breaking my nei'k I'll consider myself
lucky, that's all," said the Average
Oil 1. looking down at the pretty white
linen axlrt she waa wearing with a
easy to do it In a
Advice to Lovers
elects to devote her energies to cooking
and markutlng must know her Job.
Homemaklng Is a worthy profession.
but Its failures are something worse
than mere Incompetents.
Difference in Age.
"Q. H." writes: "I met s young man
sonj time ago and we have been fond
of each other from the atart. But I
am twenty-nine and h Is twenty-one.
quei,cy. I will tell I have fried to tell him that I am- too
you what I th.nk j old, but parting seems unbearably pain
about It. If there i ful to both of us. Please advise me."
are no children and There Is no reason why you two
the youn woman i shouldn't be friends, but I think It a
is JolnR more val- grsat risk for a woman to marry a
msn eight years younger than herself.
"K. H." wrltss: "A young man who is
paying me attention Is about to grad
uate from college. What would be ap-
give him as a
It Is not a in angary ss gtoc hat
thing, bnt a awed book wouM
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(Copjrlghi, tail, by Jobs A, skseso.l
TNOP8I8 OF PEJOCXDIKO CHAPTERS.
The Isnlaior Treat tXatpeoy awlktuis Is
wtud br In: leaaiu mm rulaa an oailt
tau.u wtta anorr, securlUss sod Jewels sanwjat-
and jmmamm aa (Ueludlng ftfti detoctlTM
nur'" iU utbt a2..i!iIf brete-J
iBlobwd Celnnty and a wuaaa. tJOF eooea
It 71if &&erJm jm uanua Uia. " an
a of "t adtwidLaA
hi. aoeoaptke. OalittbTboU taetreacaad
Th'J'b-SS, htolhit5f,Trk2. ftai?ttS
oTt aaXuSU o . Mrt' TTU, a biJutfS
woaaa known aa the "fBet . STi&iL
caweri, 1CJtiL UI-M T !'.';
tfuaaaViDMlf fZrilZmTtmnT? JZZtZi
iho iiift ajT nauens ApHLmW a eras
l"iJ"iZjlmJi- J?Tw .
!. aaa. whT uba up deie Jr. son u Tad
"'T. bwul when Cai.wii
luh K" JBLiSS ifftJMLJ'flMl1
jLdxa, a crook la Cernjlj't tatuioi. eawn
but is easel eff esd eesaj afajt
Ul a aaluou
TmSrtM rtrn.nl. - . - . .
u'' urtvut a giase or wnia-
key and slipped out of the ea-
nrisirrprier street entrance to
tne htcAdoo tunnels
" yw" ywwai ne waa in
frt' vJJSS2P & ."'
juason naa "W 'no b" 'rpm
nat. tie aarwa into the smoking
car ana tucked nimseir In a corner.
drawing down the window shade, pull-
Ing bis cap over bis eyes and pretend-
Ing to prepare for a snoesa. But through
I the faintest Imaginable silts his llttls
oaTsenaer ti.at entered thecar
Past dreary and bleak stretches of
rrosen meadows the train proceeded
alth the calm del'.U-ratt..'i that only an
Erls train on the northern division can
achieve. To the reatlsss little runt of a
man tucked In the rear aeat It seemed
that the Jostling, grinding, antiquated
cars were pulling In different directions
and that the passengers were merely
spectators In a tug of war.
'Crlpes," he groaned to himself "Wot
I The bloomin' thlng'e got the
ionotor ataxia hlim. saa,d
The dreary meadows were lert behind
i. tin, . th. ...t r th. i-.w.
loomed the rear of tc Palisades, the
i shutting off
tehee ter from
wonderful wall of Igneous
high above the Hudson and
New Tork City and Westchester
the Jersey country people,
asms sparser and th souses mere pre-
tawttv Teas a wrra been as furtksi
ape-tie land besom leas cewtiy aad
r oh pop rj t, ilMwK D,pnl
asaeaaas nnnnAn aaejels) eej aj
With a Billion
The train waa leaving the little village
of Cressklll and wa well pact the eta-
Hon when Judson. apparently awaken-
Ing from slumber, ran to tha platform
of the ear and dropped off.
Ha landed with the skill of a circus
rider leaping from blehoree to the aaw-
l,t and dn a moment was lost In the
froscn tangle of bushes beelde the track.
Judaon peered about Ma like a fox
approaching a trap well baited. He ad-
n1 rotraatad. moved off at on
n1 th,n l nothr. and dnally
went to a fallen tree and from under It
The men. basted all hla life from boy-
hood, was compelled to travel always
with a tie oa Ms lips and some tangible
evidence to make It sound plauelble
His syes, hla ears, hla hands, ths eon-
formation of his hsad, Ms record ware
" against him. Even a village oonsta-
ble would require some excuse from nan
for letting hla pass oa tha road.
With the park over Ms shouldsr hs
made Ma way to the roughest and leaat
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uaeu 01 lira rvau. ivrams ewsra arwae
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wm. .t.n and Judaon nanted under it
mtii ha reached the well laid automo-
olle road runn ng north and eouth along
th, grBt rtdge ot wooded rock.
Going north for a halt mile, he eeme
to a footpath and turned to the right.
Thle brought him to an old and deserted
road still nearer the praotploe over the
Hudgo,,, WM winding and broken and
tn wln4 howled mightily in the stark
tri and iWriai bj crevices of rock
ipl;l b .un,,, of eeon.
. tramped on in tne dlreooon i tn.
the Hudson from Yonkers. Finally he
cm 10 th r0 runn,n westward
through the town of Closter and, on to
the county road Here the old road
ended and a new one shot northward. A
fast automobile from this point could
hav taken the Closter road and In a
few minutes reached either of two divis
ions Of ths Kr e or the Itckawai.na
Railroad. North It would have fair way
to Nyack and the ferry to Tarrytown
serosa ins nuaeon. eouin u woui j una
saw wstp w in ew ewe nrm wsw
site tine Hundred and Twenty-ninin
atrsat Nsw Tork. Should, by any
chance, ths person Hvlng tn this partlcu-
'r apoi on ine rauaaues oeene quioa
'r apoi on ine raneeoee oeaire quica
aseape by water, there waa a deep crsv-
lc ln th wall of rook which a might
UM reaching th Hudson. If be cored
to Improve this i
mt escape, by fas
Xmim tau 1
ta scasloasl Iron
ran .Bed than i. It was aa tt a Judge at
Jaaeea touad a owe east a MMt t aad isasvsd hla wig sad Ma atmea
djgtgvgy a) a akjk aadsa at wM taiAk, m rt ani giiftakl aahtaae
oovcred with f rosea enow, sleeteoeted.
He entered an estate long abandoned,
There had been a garden years before,
but the eeeonng blrrhee, grown itikik
together, and the underbrush of scrub
oak and pine spoke ellentty of at least
twt-my year or man's neglect.
After s few minutes' fighting through
the troses underbrush Judson same to
clearing and dropped Ma pack wtth a
sigh of relief. Before Mm woe a house
of many gables and windows The first
and second stories were of dark red
et.a The third are top si.ry waa of
ehlnglee grsen-ooated wtth fungi
Th many wlndowe of the old nan-
alen stared solemnly, eadly and with
the vaoanoy of expression that la aeon
only In the senile. Above the roof wee
a IIMle octagonal Observatory. It
topped the highest Uses end stood as a
oor.nlng tower. watchman within It
oould so for many mile Ike approach
of aay per eon or vehicle by land or the
stopping of any vessel off the shore.
As Judson appeared la the opening
a great Dane leaped to Ita feet and with
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th.1 M.-iirail SI (a a Winn nmtt Im. 14
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let out a roar aa eavaae aa the ansrv
complaint of a lion wrth a rotting molar.
The alarm was answered by three men
familiar to the readers of tMs ohroMcis
of Incidents and arTalrs, Cockney Tim,
Canto the Wop and Kelley.
The three Joined In profane orders to
the beast to lie down aa from the great
doorway of the house there Mapped to
the pillared ptassa. a tall, alor, dig-
nlfled. clean eheven gentleman with gray
,. ... .. .
Judson threw down hie pack and tel.
lowed hie master Into the house.
tin master or the house oa the
WM tall, loan but
ffafJJ graceful tlgun. waa soberly
Mannas1 garbed, hut not funereally
His tie waa of rich purple.
me inn eeng nea ran wiui a spienam
His hnen was costly end exquisite In
rts soft whiteness.
neiievea or tne eairaneous matter ne
had used la his disguise es Montagu
Jeffrey, Hlr Dick, or No. RB7, or what
ever cognomen be should be Justly
Relieved ot the estraneous matter he
known by, waa more at ease, more
gracious In hla aaaner and more dlgnl-
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1 j)a rt M-. v.,. ntf 1::.':-"'
sssaiBBwaaii w vr (itw i vi n yv l ueessaajsi amaaea ' m.aM
-i n n n i ruurj-L'.'L'.l uuin.ru u LOru u u i.ru ulu'li ui.i'u'u'iru-i wwwwM,wwwee)ieeoeria w.weM)Mw a,v'wa"wwweawwasaaS
on (he beach and was 'at home luat
Blr Richard waa. Indeed, himself
again, and that solely for the sake of
disguise. In no thieving opera 'ion had
ha appeared as himself. Now be was
using his own name and . widy to girs
explicitly the plaoe ef Ms birth, th
names of his parents and the country
ha called hie own. Mow, and at lvt. he
was simply James Ha v II and Wilkinson.
Keg u Ire.
"Chief," began judson as his master
rurn.d Ms back to the biasing Inge In
a great open fireplace,
" Address ms as Kt. Wilkinson," earns
sharply from the thin end rather eruel
lips of the master ef the house. ,
H.g pardon, air; beg pardon, air."
pleaded Judson. "I went to the hotel.
sir, on the Avsner. I get In the blojm-
In' Neoe wllh me badge of Inspector.
sir. Just as you told me, guv'nor. I got
up to the third floor and cooked me ear
to the keyhole."
Mr. Wilkinson looked up at the celling
as If bored to death by the stupidity
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u. a t.i.nhnninr a)r
Judson. "1 heard '1m call the loldy by
her rwime. sir. It was Peyton."
Mr. Wilkinson's eves blaseiL
"What did he ay?" hs demanded.
"They were talkln' about goln' to tea.
sir He was to take her In her automo-
"lie or In his automobile eomewhere.
He ssemed much pleased, sir. Ws was
comln' to the door and I knocked and
o'd 'Im I was Inspector of wires and
went In. I was working on the wire
h.n h. ai.nhii to know Ir an in.
' n, .
by the firs esrape, guv'nor."
"And there ye
"What did rhls gentleman look Ilka,
Judaon?" asked Wilkinson.
,ounf),n lort of n.ran, rtr. Hto
'He was tall and very handsome, sir;
syes looked through one I waa afraid
of him, sir."
"Hs looked like a trull, sir "
Wilkinson went to a wide and deep
window overlooking the river.
The aun was setting and In the east
the clouds eaueht un the Dink and sold-
tn t'nM reflected from the weal. The
ver lay far below like a ribbon of
After a few memento of reflection he
returned to the fireplace and with
motion ef bM right head had Judson
leave tag rosea.
Th grant bowse wag a
taa as sks (raah cO aad
Oewriget, 1 It, kr The
: Breea's Mateg mm.
S41 p. M.
(Mt hem. looUsg has the Sbrets ef a eskV
aa's reMlaUea. aim. His sal tatef
beat to shew b an awk brow; Vs oollat IM
la Ms. ea aw alert met, SSSSSSB sis Msj
kle oaTTt an SSJSkel as far p H era et last's
. la tua rltkt aasa at asiss sks nialai
SSpSSJ la s easat, rleleus srlp.1
MB. B. (glucosely) Why, Heary
dear, you're lata to-night, honey I
I should think that on a night
Uke this my hubby want to come right
horn, (aiyly) Th boys asked bias to
have Just ONE little drink. hT
(Mr. ova, with the seapasj las war I eiwm
tvaala to ';.! tu . Mfrlad eenail ah
bw new oar. siaiei ee tar ewk ag. Ua
t rti u rBMr lito itnt.)
Mrs. B. (not getting wise at alDAh.
hal Has he had Just one drop too
Mr. B. (almost hyster1cal-No. mad
am! t nan nearer overcome with th
heat if you must know, I'm la a dan
gar sua condition. I feat all th symp
toms of sunstroke!
Mrs. B. (shrieking wlldly-Henryl Ok
-oh. Henry! WHAT'lX I dot
we liw bwbbbbsbbbbbj nswgss .
ka, saaaa wnb ssaew WW asd
at sis sssbw sad istsw.)
Mr. B. (weakly-To-nlght la th sab
wsy I thought I waa going to faint
And I haven't fainted since a fellow
kicked say face in at football. Da raw
know what th thermometer i agistor at
101 degree ea the street, raadaael And
what underwear do you think I hare
Mrs. a. (blaakly) Why, I dea't know,
Mr. B ( ah osBngV-Winter aaderwearl
And It's sll your fault
Mrs B. (beginning to whlmpsr)-kfy
fault? Wha-at da you mean, Henry,
Mr. B. funrelentleas) When we bad
that sold spell bast week didn't you
MAKJJB me go back to my winter under
wear? Mrs. B. (dfenelvely Mmply because
Dr. MoPtffJs said you were subject to
lumbago. I didn't want you to get
lumbago or anything that would give
you pain. Heury. (Walling) That's what
I gat for looking after youl I worry
over you all tha tune and than you take
me to task for It. All men are alike.
By John A. Moroioj
gathered. When ths reception
which was the favorite one of the house
for Its ststsly maatar, became heavy
with the pall of early night the Ira of
the loge was rsfleoted In the amethyst
set la th rapier hilt tucked In Ms
scarf. It shot out little stiletto points
He had studied the problem a Ms
mind wsll when there came from the
hall the silken rustls of skirts.
A woman's voice anoks at the doer.
"Shall I have a light brought DtckT"
"The flrellTht la sufAclsnt Com In."
Spanish Lisa! a approached the fire
place and made herself comfortable In
a wide, arm-spreading chair.
"Tou are worrying," ahe said.
remained standing before the fire.
"What Is the matter?"
"Tou will have to go abroad."
Ahe leaped from her ohalr with a cry
half of dismay and half of anger.
"What does this mean?" aha da
"It means that there ta a Secret Ber
ries man coming a Mt too close to us for
my liking," hs replied coldly. "We must
all scstter. I shsll give you all the
money you can possibly need until we
meet again. I want you to take one of
the best of the machines snd maks
your way to Baltimore. There take a
Florida flier and after a rest there go
to New Orleans You will be able to
sail from there without too great risk."
"And you?" she a.ked
"They have little an you but they have
everything on nia If they catch me,"
he replied. "I must movs very slowly
"What shall I do abroad-where shall
I go?" shs plesded.
"Ho to your home In Spain. Let your
paopl. have anms no in fort from rhs
money you take with you. They will
never betray you, and there la another
and more practical reason for your going
"What Is ItT"
"Wireless stations have fust been es
tablished through that country, and
within an hour and a half I can get a
message to you or from you right ln
"Impossible!" shs exclaimed.
"The service is already In operation,"
he explained. "The messages are sent
to airfden, Ir.laud, thence across ths
ocean to Ulaoe Bay and thence to New
York. My apparatus here will pick up
any meesags that Is sent to Qlace Bay.
No detective can trace me through the
sir. Tou ssnd your message to a false
address which I knew by ntwarraag
ment Xaperatar Bias U ap la the
air and swBB M to ata. Th sratr nf
Co. (Tee New Turk
They never appreciate a
when they have oaa, It'a
Mr. a (on dgv-oh, for
sake, clear up on that prehistoric i
Mrs B leuddenly alert-Jut 1
I made you put them on la tha aaht
spell, why have you got them an awwf
Mr. B. (Irately) Tou know bow assth
odical I am. I Just kept on taking them
from the same pile In the drawer.
good MM 4
Mrs B. (superbly scornful) WeTJ.
must aay It's rather hard to be
for another a imbecility I
. tan thai
nurture ih. alteatlea, ifTU I lltra,
aliiiia tot a 1U. ttaw lo aarksj K
ata Ihto Is a srisHlaes Urea.)
Mn euMi to
bnt to wain
Willie (In his DM per cent.
Papa. I know a way you oaa get
Mrs. B. (firmly) Willie, keea
When atar people are having an argw
ment. children should never latrrfer.
Willie (wltt persistent calm) Bat
Papa. I know a way yon can get eo.
Our teacher told as n ecUmtlae way ye
oaa get cool, papa. Wa waa all so hat
Mr. B. (grasping at the at raw) Tali
Wllh (getting gat dor appropriate gas
turee) he aald aha adeaUflc way to
get eool waa to take a hat barb, a vary
hot bath, an' that weald make ysu par
anjre. an' while you was perspiring yaw
should drink some very hut tea, ga
ther d make yoe. perwatre oat mar,
an' than th' air wwsid Maw en th' par
aptratlon an' make you eool. An' you
of cotton, 'cause wool absorbs perspl ra
ti ea an' ootton don't Bo
le Mease a ewaMaa wUi et a ea ea asatl
Theatre Seated 13,000.
CAJU.T Uooo people oould be a.
cornrnodated la th anslent MeessS)
theatre at Dorehsster, shtgland.
It was carefully designed to prevent tea
patrons .having the sun la their ayes.
There ware, kt faot. "good views frees
every seat In she house." Tha UMssBa
at Do noh eater was ased usinaiasliail
recently for a put) He spectacle, and la -I'M
more than W OO spectator MMal
there to wit nee the burning aJrva at
woman wno has potaoacn as
the wlrelees company gala It sis aad
falla to deliver It The parssa la not
known at the address given la Jaw
message. Oa you understand Baal
"You steal the msec ages from tag Sari,
can you do that?"
"It Is done every day
"It la wonderful!"
"It la the earns as tt
with your hand for a taxi aa i
Rvsry taxi chauffeur
"But you wW writ ar
"Impoeefble." he resale.
snust never us th malls or tha
Bach system la honsyoucsbsd atsh fe
rret Service men. Only ths air Is left
as a safe asaaa sf communication."
fear la her heart
Richard was getting her away'
from him for other purposes
than ths oa he gave, Spanish
Lassie had one very excellent
and compelling aid to her eeass of obedi
ence the fear of tasteless prison far
with cold water to wash It dews.
Besides. Spanish Llsale was reechmg
Into ths forties and wsa adding ragidiy
the abundant upholstery of body gives
her by her parents in Indigent Spain, ahe
waa becoming almost lumbersoasa, a
period In the life of woaea Inclined ta
portliness which meana either grand
opera or bridge It waa no ph steal
condition to Md the career of Spanish
Lissle. A few more yeara,and the one
streak of bad luck might come. She
would fall to make the getaway sue
oessfulljr atid than a bucket and a
mop tn "stir."
But now Llsale had bar sparkling fin
gers on fluO.OtO In good money end ail la
such denomination that ahe might spend
freely and without fear of question.
"With tMs amount at money, my 'dear,"
eald the suave Mr. Wilkinson, "you WW
be the envy of noblewomen tn Spain. In
this country you will be only what these
Americans call a lob.'
Th face of Sir Richard was tnaerata
ble. There waa no glint of mirth la has
keen eyee aad ao bint of amusement es
wreaths Ms tip.
She had Backed ber
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