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SIMMER EVEX?XCx GOWN DESIGNED BY .TOUUNEAY ft RURNHAM. BROOKLYN.
NEWS OF THE STOKE?
THE MUtLIM GOWM THAT HAS BECOME
THE FAVORITE GARMENT.
charm ino BLOtTaaa, bboomutb **taii*oi ?made*,*'
AIRY PAHUCI ANT rOAMT PORDRR?
The task of chronicling fashions and fancies
becomes pleasanter each week, and for the Kr>f"l
reason that fads and fashions arc both al their
loveliest just now. Or.e of the settled modes fer
the seascn Is the cotton ?own, und who could pos?
sibly care to resist Its charms when It comes in the
glamour of rose-strewn organdies, filmy grenadinea
and gauzellke tissues, with ruffling? of chiffon and
cascades of lace to add to its attractions and en?
tangle thp Affections In their nlry meshes?
And Dame Fashion has been kind to us, too, In
the way of alCOTOS. for we. are still hiding the out
llno of our shoulders beneath litt;?? flUtl and bows
and rufTs. while we have our well-beloved blouse
in the full heydey of Its beauty in spite of the de?
termined effort to hurry it to a grave which, fa rw?
ever, could hardly be called premature, consider?
ing the fact that Its stay with us has already been
g loi,?r one.
The bolero threatens to he Just as long-lived, by
However, for the fulleot DOwa and for an exam?
Instion of prevailing style.-' you must go to the
iolic-wing stores: Journoay & Burnham, of Brook?
lyn, for tniior-ma?!" snd summer gowns: Simpson,
Crawford A Blmpoon, fee toilets for garden parties
and fetes; liest & ?'o., forth? latest and daintiest
in children's outfits; O'Neill ?V Co., for smart gowns
end suits for all occasions; Daniel] & Bons, for nov?
elty biouaea and separata ?klrts; Lewis A Conger,
for houeefurnlahlng articles for the summer home,
and to Wallace & Co., for toothsome dainties with
which to while away summer days.
AT WAl.I.ACi: a- cc.'S. no. .?: CORTLANDT-BT.'
If the savage who first aoeked the sa< harlferou?
Juice from the cane could have foreseen or imag
in'd the modern bonbon, he would Indeed have be?
wailed hi? premature existence. An?l as for the
sweetmeats that s Catear served frith humming
birds to his Cleopatra, the) were coarse and crude
enough compared with the confectionery of to-day
and within the reach, at that, of every one.
It is not a geneiatlon ago that Wallace & Co. de?
cided to devote th'lr energies and talents to the
toothsome sweets that have Bin e made their name
famous the werid over. From the simple candy that
they first produced their products have extended to
over five hundred varieties of sugared edible?, of a
?Ingle kind, of Which the d i ? : y output Is over a ton.
Reference In this case is made to "Mint Jujubes,"
half-way between a bonbon and a chewing-gum in?
vented lern than two year" ago as a throat ease, but
which have already an International ?ale, bicyclists
being their SgpOClal patrOBS, so refreshing and ex?
hilarating arc the effects.
The manufactory at Xo, MO Monroe-sr., New-York
City. 1? a rival in cleanliness of any New-England
kitchen, and Inspection is especially invited by any
one interested in the making of confectionery. The
entire faculties of the establishment are now devoted
:??> the production of the highest gradea of confec?
t'onery. retailing at iron. M cents to ??0 cent! a
pound, and the trade-mark ol thi house?"mo.?: ex?
celler:"?is lived up to In every respect, whet r ai
to Ingredients, mould <>.- pa? king, A retail hi inch
is maintained at No. 11 Corilandl?.t., OUI the treat
bulk if Messrs. Wallace A Co.'a business la ,
wholesale with leading confectioner? everywhere,
AT DAN I ELL ,v PONS', BROADWAY AMD
If you ha-.? jny doubts whatever as to the fast
that the mm h threatened blouse Is In better style
than ever, and shows every sign of continuing It?
triumphal career through the Deal BCSSOn, Si least,
go to Par.iej; A Bons' estai hmeni and you will
find score? and hundreds of ??roofs, in the form Of
some of the lovettesl blouses, arhl h aril] by tie ir
kindly aid bestow the charm and variety of a ?erica
of ?mart costumes on on? plata skirt.
But, Indeed, there i- no skin, however novel oi
elaborate, which would not lie honor.-d by the
crowning presence of one of these dainty arrange?
?mat? of silk snd lace. Aa an elaborate example,
attention Is calleo to the aketch III .
iwathed bodice of deep viol:?; grenadine flowered In
raised black ?ilk designs. Tare ruffle? oi the i i ?ri
?.dged with narrow bla.-k la..-, extend around tl ??
?houlders, across the front and down to thi a
line. The shoulder.? are Partner adorned with
ond double laoc edcad raffle Bnlshed al the to|> with
a narrow racht of the grenadine, also edged with
the lace. The ?leave? it- swathed to match lha
bodice and bave a smart c-ufT In the shape of a lac?
edged ruffl?. This Mouae has a worthy companion
IMPERIAL HAIR REGENERATOR
FOR ?RAY OR BLEACHED HAIR.
n,t affect it. n?ithe, 'n'.ie": , n "* ' r'
..hade?. i.rlc,_ ?1 .??o ?,.,, gSJ 'wr '???
MD 2-Dark Brown.
Ma t M?j?aaa Bi?Hn.
No. 6?Uarht '"h???lni,t.
No. ??Gold Blond?.
We mnk? applications a ?peclal'.y,
and asaure privacy Sample? of hair
FACIAL MASSAGE BY AN EXPERT.
292 FIFTH AVENUE, N. Y.
(Bet. a>\.. and Oltt bt?.: tak? elev-ator. i
In a black-and-white and cerise striped taffeta, one,
Which is made with yoke back, fly front In the regu?
lation shirtwaist style, and finished with detach?
able necktie stock collar and turned-back cuffs of
the plain cerise silk.
Othir attractive an<J dressy blouses are made of
fancy figured or Striped laffeta. In a side effect, the
front lninK softened with a pleated flonnonof plain
silk matching the predominating color or shade in
But, thanks to this firm, there ar? other forms
of the- blouse suited for we.tr on more, ordinary no
casions, and prie?--! with a moderation which will
appi il forcibly to thp woman with a moderate dress
Taffeta check blouses, In different styles and
color?, and shade,) taffeta blouses, tucked across
the front In all combinations, at $4 i?5. may be spoken
of as "Waders." Then in wash sillc blouses there
is a really charming display of dnlnty affairs In
light and dark combinations, and also In plain black,
at 9450 ea h. Messrs. Daniel'. & Sons an- also quito
O?TINO S?'IT ANO HAT SKETCHED AT II. O'NEILL'S.
preparad to satisfy the universal demand for sep?
arate sklrti iou can start modestly with black
brilllantini', full width. percallne-Ilnea, si M71 -%
pend ?.*. ..n l.i le, black or brown canvas similarly
lined, ?r Indulge In a serfs skirl fashionably braldi :
. Tos? tn< front and up '-he sic- seams at ?s?
Then, for more dressy occasions, there are many
brocaded :.i.?-k crepe, beautifully mads, at $:i-".
and also more elaborate brocade silks and
silk lined, ranging up to l.*?" ?ach.
I'oi mid-summer wear, then are crash, linen and
pique sulta, in all ?tyiei and prices, and also many
separate skins mad?- of these warm-weather ma?
ta isla al !! K - ach.
AT LEWIS <?.- CONGER'S, IM AND IM WEST
Facilities of travel do not .nab?.- im as yel to spend
the i inuner la the neighborhood of the North Pol?-,
bul Messrs Lewis A Conger have nssde the noith
ward Journey to a groat estent unnecesssry, with
their refrigerating devices, t ? which Jack Proel lands
.ils ail. even In dogdaya An evidence ?<f this is an
leo-ersaia froeaer thai produces this congealed sen
cacy with throe turns of the crank?a marvel of in
genulty, Ind? ed. In refrtgeratore proper, t1..- fa?
mous "Eddy" t.ik?-.- the lead, up to date, ..- si
ways, Th< ' '?>' mod.-.s" sre st once the I eman'a i->c
and the housewife's friend. Whether a: ?"7 is? for the
.-?mall nursery .-best, or $.v> f..r the upright styles,
they can ssve tneir cost in a single season.
Hammocks galore, from the original Mexican, at
$17,'. to a lacelike chef d'oeuvre at MO, whose fx
ture :--*k< :sir fairyland and dreams.
Picnic baskets?kitchen and dining-room al fresco?
complete from napkin to toothpick, and how much
bo.'lier they BSVel They sre for from one to sight
persons, and al prices corresponding.
Pine French cutlery for preparing vegetables In
fancy shapes, .-jokin??; utensils, moulds, kitchen,
laundry, pantry, hall, bath, cellar and stable fur?
niture arc all articles of Interest to every house
wife, AnionK the specialties on*?-re<i at?- oedar and
camj.hor-wood irunks and camphor tm^s for ;,.i. k
Ing; novelty coffee-pois in twenty-nine different
styles, portable bathtubs, the "Improved" dinlng
roorn warming closet, chaflng-dUhee with decorated
ahina dish und .-over on plated metsl tramas; bath?
room seta and wicker wasbstands fully fitted with
chin a toilet BOta In fact, to consider your summi I
cotta?e complete without a visit to M??srs I..-wl
& Conger's is to miss many a comfort ?hat can
mak.- tin s.-.isin oi r? st mon- enjoyable.
AT BUT & ?'O.'H. NOB. 60 AM) 62 WER
This will be babies' week at Best & Co.'s. for,
wltboul neglect of the mlssm and masters, the llt
ilo tots are to have their e?i>eci_l lnnlnas. together
with every attention that can save mamma worn
perplexity nnd iinni-ccBsnry expenditure, from cr.n
dl-i clothes to eventhing that the toddling elf r
elfin of three summers can wear.
A dainty example of the??", effort? Is Illustrate
herewith In tho falryllko French nainsook frock?
The skirt, to begin with, Is full two yards wide an.
Ih made in La. Mode's latest fashion, lastefnll;
trlmmod. First. It boasts three clusters of fin
tucks and Is flnOhed with a wldo flounce of fin
embroidery, edged with lace rewn on by hand. Th
oddly Shaped yoke Is fashioned of clusters of tuck
alternating with insertions of lace, finished nt end
edce with hand feather-stltohlng. The front plec.
of tho frock Is puffed lust below the yoke, nnd I
finished with a twist of pink satin ribbln, termin?t
Ing In a rose!"? and long ends. The full sleeve
have an embroidery cuff, and are further adornci
with wldo bretelles of n flounce of embroider]
edged with lac. This fascinating bit of baby nit in
1s pro-'umblo In six months, one nnd two yev
sizes, and costs but $(* f?0.
Side by side with the fro-?k Just described Is I
while Marseille? co.it, trimmed with a circular col
lar of thn material. i-d?r?d with a deep flounce o
openwork embroidery, headed with an Insertlni
of embroidery. Beneath this collar is a second on.
of pleated white nainsook, edged with lace. Thi
full sleeves, following this firm's Invariable custom
are .aught up with tapen so that they can m
easily laundered and drap??d to fit any sized arm.
The small collar encircling the throat is of tin
openwork embroidery, finished with a twisted ban'
of pal? blue taffeta ribbon, ending at the front If
two loops, the ends of which fall to the bottom 01
the skirt. Another dainty Marseilles coat In on?
and two year sizes, nt M Is made with ? shorl
yoke, from which the bo.lv of the ?-oaf hangs Ir
large boxnieata The yoke, however, is entire!?
oovcr?d with a Iaree. square collar, edged with In?
sertion, and two full ruffles of embroidery.
AT JOURNKAT ft RritMIAM'S. r~-ATBUSH<
AVK. AND FULTON-ST., BROOKLYN.
Anything that relates to Messrs. Jnurneay A
Burnbam interests the femininity of Brooklyn, or
rather, of New-York Bast, as the Solons at Al?
bany propose to dub the City of Churches, and M
a few of their attractions must find place in "The
News of the Store?;." especially as they announce
for to-morrow a most unusual occurrence for
them a special sale of tailor-made suits.
These gowns are, In truth, rare, bargains, and,
hearing Journeav ft Burnham's tag, represent In?
trinsic value, i)oi.i ns to material and style. They
come In ICton, blazer and fly-front Jacket styles,
made of serge, cheviot and canvas, and cost $"..
17 '.*>, ta 75, $10, $1.1 M and $15 ,V?, having been re?
duced from almost double these prleet>. An added
attraction will be found in the unusually beautiful
selection of shirt waists and parasol.?, and also In
the latest of novelties in cotton fabrics for mid?
Tho dressmaking department is ready with at?
tractive styles for gowns mad", to order for all
occasions, .lust ns an example of this work, the
sketch bearing this firm's nnm? is given. The ma?
terial used was a small plai.l grenadine, over rale
green silk lining. The draped ovsrsklrt was edged
and trimmed with points of narrow black velvet
ru bon, while ihe uniquely pretty bodice wae de?
veloped In fine lace, sleeves of the grenadin?, and
trimmel with bands of the velvet ribbon.
AT SIMPSON, CRAWYORD & SIMPSON'S.
?5IXTH-AYK. AND TWKNTJKTH ST.
Once upon a time the muslin gown was typlon- of
SWeet, Indeed, almost rural simplicity, of Inex?
pensive fast? ir. dresu. nnd of oth?r qualities which
wero consUere.l d?sirable by thosn In search of n
wife, and in those days It may possibly have meant
all thos-> things. Now. however, th? mu.?lln gown
has become a glorifie?! garment, to which the term
of inexpensive Is the last description applicable ns
thi mer, man, win? generally han lo pay the Mli,
win have reason to know, though perhaps ei th<
outset he may have rejoiced al his wife's <>r daugh?
ter's reversion t?> simplicity, lie did not under?
stand?few atea <h> that attractive simplicity in
really the perfection <.f art, Bui now, n? you look
..t I ta portrait up-to-date, hear the tale of the
white muslin gown.
It I? made "f a Bower-strewn organdie over silk,
and ib?- separate oversklrl has eitrht deep tuck?--.
The Moused bodice ha* ? full vok? collar and from
? ?i v. int.. chiffon the fronl being in the iorm of .?
acarf, trimmed uith lace Inaertiom and a deep
flounce "f la1? -'? tin* souave Jacket nf roue-pink
velvet la appllqued with lace ornamenta, edged with
a ?.. insertion, and Uni bed at the bottom wl ..
a deep fall m the la?-?-. The ultra-faahtonaoU
?leeve? are of chiffon, capped with lace. Thi? I?
the lateal and loveliest form <>f the muslin gown
fur fete .,r garden-part) \\?-.ir, and it? creators are
Mesara, Simpson, ? rawford <?>.? Blmpeon,
at II. O'NEILL ?V CO/8, RXTH-AVK ANO
There Is a directness of aaaertjon about every
announcement made by Measra O'Neill * Co. that
carries with it the Impresa ?f veracity, Adjective?
are never used to bolster up ?h'im?, ami ?o it I?
that tbetr sdvertlaementa never need to he taken
with the proverbial "grain of ?alt," but are re?
cetved in the ?pirlt <>f implicit f*enha1enea that they
A bargnln advertlaed at O'Neill & ?"o."?, mean?
always a material reduction in pr|c0 frum the ac
.?i pted ataadard >>f value.
They tempi u.e untooelng of our purse airing?
n.-xt week With beautiful gowns for atreet und
? 1 r ? ? s.?- ?. occasion?
'I'h.. newest In linen and batiste have colored silk
linings, and are trimmed with applique? of Re?
naissance see on skirt and bodice, and tbey also
have collar and cuff? <>f fancy taffeta ribbon to
match thi Hi.
In outing? gown? the hadert? are ||nen, ?rash and
pique. The one depicted In this firm'? ?ketch U
mad? of the last-named material. The akin hang?
perfectl] and la entirely plain, while the jucket u
?in nt and dreasy as possible. The rounded collar
and pointed revers un- edged with a fold .>f bln.-k
galatea, ?tltched with arhlte cord, outside of which
i- a fancy ornament "i black braid, a ?trailer
trimming of the black galatea and thft i-ord i?
mi each ?Ida ?if the front, while a narrow edging
extend* around the entire Jxi-kct.
Thla Chic 11 ?11 ? .-ut oeeaea in ?iveral ?lse?, and .?
procurante for tl6 74.
Tha hat that crown? It la a white, ahort-baoka.1
sailor, trimmed with a black velvet band and a full
puff of openwork, with netting knotted on the
left side, where five stiff blink ?pillis add a gar
HAVE THE TREES COME HACK?
"MTTI.K M?-)Tlli:itH" AI.ttl'ADY WONDEH
INO HOW TIMO COUNT?. LOOKS
"Do you 'apoae tho trees have come back to
Pelliam Park?" May Burns asked Bachel Zn
"I thought the trees ?topped tluro all the while,"
"No, they don't. The good lady what took me
said the birds an' trees an' flowers all go way an'
cum back In the spring?the trees that has apples
on, too. Oh, I wl?ht the teacher 'ml turn an' take
me onct more! I've told everything I see that day |
I got took, till all the children knows th?- country l
Just ns well ns 1 do." Which ?:u not laying much
for their knowledge of natural history, poor llttl?
It was that hot day In Wooster-st. The babie.-i
and their young nurses were all out of the dark. I
foul-smelling tenements basking In the sunshine ,
of the sidewalk. May Burns had In her care her
own two brothers, one of the toddling, one of the
venturesome nnd helpless age, and her sister's
BMBROIDKR1D MILL PBOCK AND LACBTBIMMBD CLOAK AT BFST & CO.*?.
two-weeks-old Infant M well. Since this morning
May has recovered Tommy from the gutter tas a
lump on his forehead nnd a cut on his chin testify),
and one? sh?.? dragged Mike from before a fire
engine as It swung around the correr. May feels
tir.d, although It Is morning. She lias to go in?
doors and up the five flights of stairs presently to
cut th? loaf in sll.-es and pour the. molasses over it
for the luncheon of th? three school children. Sh"
Just knows Mike won't want to come in, and she
dan- not leave him in the Street; and Tomm> can't
get up th? steps without being boosted: and th?
wee baby does gel heavy as a bucket of coal before
the la-?* ste?, is reached.
Then, after the whirlwind of hungry boys and
girls has swept th?- table clean of bread, swal?
lowing It as they run downstairs, the baby
has to be f> d and made comfortable (Us mother
went back to the factor?- yesterday) and ths other
babies must bo taken down to the atreel again.
Then they must be kept out of mischief until time
to get supper for the family. To-morrow Hho will
bave the washing to do.
If the mother lias no "Job"' she will stay at home,
and May will only ha v.- ?,, fill and empty the tubs
(for the mother Is poorlv again) and hang out tho
clothes, leaning half h- r length out of the Window
nnd pulling the creaking lines. That is all, except
her usual labors Of dishwashing and baby-tending.
Bachel's tasks are easier. Her mother works at
home, running the sewing machino from the mo?
ment tho Ugh: of morning flows through the win?
dows (facing the back tenement-houses t?n feet
away) until hours after Rachel and tho four sis?
ters are sleeping |rt the closet, just the length of
find two feet wider than their small tied, Bachel
has a sister u year younger, but the one good
dress in the family fits each .-.pi.illy well. It goes
to school every day, usually on Sarah, and with
seventy-two children In her room the tired teacher
may b? pardoned for reproving Rachel tor forget?
ting the lesson, sho n?~*r had. Sarah bad been in
the gingham gown on the day the teacher, with
Infinite patience, explain.-.1 th" problems for tho
coming day. but fd" was serving her time us
Little Moth'-r when the hour of recitation came
and so missed tho application of the arithmetical
Bachel Is brooding over the injustice of things In
general when she exlaims:
"There's the good woman what to?-.k you where
the grass you ran run on is, Mary Burn??: I'll run
an' bring her here, an' ef you'll get her to tuko
m? first I'll take care of your baby so 'at you'll get
to go nex' time."
Tne bargain being struck on the spot, last Tues?
day Bachel SSabrlskle, with nineteen companions,
ran on the grass, gathered tho violets and lilacs
of the Little Mothers' Holiday House, nnd camn
hack to the tenements with glad memories to
brighten her days. There was [10 oppressive heat
or dust, no briers nor mosuultoes to torment her,
and with lungs cleansed and blood vivified sho tells
"It's lovelier than the place the saints an' an
rels live In. fur I'd ruther h'-ar them birds than
harps any day; an' she said ef rich folks sent 'em
the money fur carfares she'd take you nex' Tues?
day, May Burns "
So on the doorsteps they again await the good
woman with tho gift? sent to the "Little Mothers'
Aid." No. 67 Thlrd-ave.
OLE AX IXC, S OF IXTEREST.
Next to Queen Victoria. Queen Louisa of Den?
mark Is the oldest Queen In Europa Princess
Louisa of Hesse-Cassel was born In 19?2 nnd was
married nt th? age of twenty to Prince Christian
of Denmark, now King Christian IX.
It is said to be Impossible to teil where a cuckoo
Is by Its cry, nnd many other birds aro almost .
equally skilled In ventriloquism.
In Denmark women who foresee a life of single
blessedness can make provision whereby they . an
at th? age of forty be put In the cpinstPP class for
good and receive a weekly stipend for their sup?
The custom of wearing the engagement ring on
the fourth finger of the ],ft band U traced to an
old pagan superstition which claimed that a vein
connected this finger directly with the heart. I
has also become a matter of convenience, as that
Is the finger |, .,-t HI > 1.
GRACE GREENWOOD, 71 YEARS OLD.
Mrs Sarah J. LipplncOtt, better known as Grace
Greenwood, was lbs pioneer woman journalist In
oftbla! WashliiKtoii. She still lives In that llv, and
though seventy-two years of age, and f.-r sometime
unable to write, talks confidently of resuming her
Mrs* Llppincoti was horn in Pomp?/, K. v , it
tVS, and says sh.- derives her descent from Hugue
GRENADIN! AND LACE waist SKETCHED
AT DANIBLL'S, BROADWAY,
nets, who narrowly i-H.ape.i the massacre nf si
Bartholome? b) never going near Pan., and from
Puritans distinguished bj no) coming over In the
Mayflower. Sh- wrote varees from her earliest
year?, and enjo>? the unique distinction of having
known nothing of the struggle? that usually affect
beginners. During the war she became fsmou
_K_<'ili_!_' and *ttracleu :ar?? ttuaicncvs ?bay
STAR OF HOPE CLUB.
A FRIDAY NICHT JURILEE FOR CHIL?
DREN IN MOTT-ST.
ODD ANSWERS T?) Illlll.K QfKHTIfiNH ?jtllEH
idkah of Tin-: OOtfKMTno ai-pktiths
AND floKT M'ni.K 1IBARTF.
The Star of Hope Club, whoae m?-mherahlp book
contain? the name? of seventy-five little girl? from
the slums, and which la nn auxiliary to Hope
Mission School, conducted by the. New-York Reoeus
llatnl. held a coffee und cake sociable Friday tiight
at It? duhroOaae, No. 17 l)oyers-sf.
Mrs. Joseph Itnlph and the Misses Reh?, Furry,
Hertha llenshaw. Minnie I.angrcn, MkUd Ralph
and a number of the Students from the N'<>w-Vork
Training In?tltute were present, hut the member?,
did not mind them nor any one else. They had
their eyes on the good things prepared for them and
evidently hn?* no desire to pray or bo prayed for.
They did not even look at the clock for fear It
would recall the "minutes" of the last meeting and
the subsequent responsibilities and enre* entailed,
so when the table? were filled with the good things
and they were told to eat, drink and be merry,
they ran as only healthy, hungry, conventionality
despising youngster! can, and took literal posses?
sion of everything.
After the entables were disposed of the weekly
session of thp club was calle-l and the. new presi?
dent, Annie Anguesola, a little Italian glr? of
fourteen years, called the meeting to order.
'The last meeting of the Star of Hope Club."
commenced the secretary?
"I wasn't here-Pop was cranky!" interrupted one
of the member?.
"Order" says the president, looking grave, and
the secretary proceed? to read her report, which
is rather hard on the Ixwkout Committee, who are
accused of not doing their duty.
"I say. dem tings ain't all true wot you says!"
cries Victoria Dondero, the vice-president.
"Wha? at!" says President Angueaola, In an
"I does my part?oh! I forgot! I'm not on de.
FOULARD OOWN IMPORTED B? SIMPSON, CRAWFORD & SIMPSON.
Lookout Committee, anyways," says Victoria ab?
ruptly, and then she sits down.
victoria had been then- before her elevation to th?>
vice-presidency, and In her Indlgnattoa sho forgot
th.- change that had taken place.
"Tour action as vlce-pr. sldent of the club was not
1 dignified one," says Mrs Ralph? though ?ne can
aa.ll) ?-? ?? sh.- can hardly keep back the laugh
that is threatening to l>r?-ak forth.
"Oh! she dun clean forgot, ?hit's all," chimes tn
?Lis. Rosner, a util?- eoior.-.i girl who evidently
admires the vice-president.
"My badge waa swiped by a. kid in school!''
crie" a DCW member.
?|> dat da way to make a motion?" asks the secre?
tary. Margaret Rhgon.
"!>at ain't no motion," retorts the new member.
"Ay!" cries a sleepy member, who evidently thinks
serious business demands her vote.
Ah! shut yer trap! yen ?at too much!" says her
MtghbOr, :"1'1 then Miss-Furry step? into the
breach to restara order.
"(ilrls, do you want your club to be a success?"
"Ves, ma'am!" "l'on bet!" "Well, I guess!" are
among the emphatic but respectful answers.
"Well, then, yon war.t to he orderly, to be respect?
ful to your ofBcera, an?l to learn how to act; It is
son who can make or mar this club, not women
wlio are simply your guests, ?ml I for one am proud
t., w.-ar tin- badge of the Star af Mope Club."
Thank \?t!" reepooda tii?- club, graciously, and
then it proceeds to bualneaa ami gets along eery
Th.. nneting b.lng adjourned, the entertainment
begun, and violin selections, solos mid recitations.
really u.ei itm Imis. too. followed quickly one aft?'r
another, and then Mra Ralph asked some question?
about the Scriptures
"Who mule (In world"' sh.? ask?.
"Holy Mary!.l'ln? Pope!" "ColumbUSl" are
smong the hastily given annwsra.
Who |a Jesus Christ" brought forth th<? answer.
"Ood'a wife!" and ?>iu? little ?lark?eyed girl assured
everybody present thai "dominion" meant "Can?
a?la," while another WSJ lust as positive that a
"prophet" ? i? 'what a feller wins shootla' crape!"
"\\ hat were the names of Adam and Bve'a sons?"
aaka Mrs Ralph.
"Henry and Abler' says a little Jewish gin from
Bayard-at. Mrs Ralph corrected thi? and then
asks. "How dill ? iod punlah ?'aln's hin?"
' (?ave litm a llCaln'l ' ?tys one. "Hung htm on a
banana tree!'' ?a?,? another.
"font him to Hing Sing!" ?ays a third, who?,
futher ha? been there for tho past nlnu montha.
Quails ?a Uie uUtXorui nara Mamana? a ?troua
effort to look solemn, snd everybody sympathised
with Mrs. Ralph, who was obliged to make the ?*
"What was Abel's occupation?" was the ne_t
"Cain's broiher!" "Walkln" around wld a mark":
"A keeper of sheep!" were among ths prise
"Name some of th? fruits of the ?round,"
brought forth the following answers: Potatoes,
turnips, corned beef and cabbage, sauerkraut, so?
ples, beets snd squn?hes!"
"I've been to de country!" yelled a little girt,
"an' I knows all about It!"
"What were the most beautiful things you ?aw
there?" naked Mrs Balph.
"H>-ups an' heaps of e?;gs all I wanted ter eat,"
answered the little one, smacking her lips.
The superintendent then gave a short, simple?
talk on the life of Chrlrt. to which the children
listened attentively In order to impreaa them
with what she was saying she told them about
a littl?- girl of her acquaintance who had a few
days before glveji away fof Jesus' sake a llttlo
hat. Rhe prised very much."
"What color was the hnt?" cried one little girl,
who looked as If she were going to have an
apoplectic Sttaek, rhe was SO excited.
"Bed flowers, I bet!" "It'i gr?en ribbon!"
"Strawberry!'' "Sky blue, likes dey haves In TA?
Vlslon-st.!" were among the surprised ejaculations,
and then question after question was piled upon
the story-teller until she had to describe the won
ibrful little girl ar..l the still more wonderful hat
over and over. nn<! the duo adjourned talking
"hat" as vigorously as any fashionable club of
their fortunate sisters,
The superintendent sa/s ihn' the mri? are be?
having much bettor an?! are more Anxious to
learn, and that several after fwing?? of Mulberry -
st. consciences had returned hymn books that had
mysteriously droppi 1 Into their pockets
Numbers ?.f almost naked children have Men
clothed at the mission-rooms, and the promise of
being sent to the country in the summer Is rap?
idly filling the Sa.'.bath-school.
Little "Petie" Murphy, a gamin nine yean old.
whose knees and erbows are always much in evl
dence, has been shown the error of his ways.
'I'.il." used to frighten the little girl? Who at?
tended the school by t-lling them that there were
Si rei ten devils In tuen-, and that he ("Petle")
know the mnm.-nt they would pounce on the com?
munity and make an end of the cluh and sewing
school and everything else
Dr. Kurv had a talk -?.?th "Pstle" on the subject
of the seventi-.-n gentlemen from the lower regtins.
and now "Petle" n >t only attends, but keeps his
weather eye on those who are disposed to be cross
or to appropriate the bcionsrlngs of the others.
Peter may yet. become a shining light.
INTERESTING NEWS ITEMS.
A fair, consisting of s Beriet of nine evening Oon?
?^rts and a Strawberry festlVSl will be given by the
Johnson Rescue Mission, No. ??.' Wnt Fortleth-st ,
lejr!r.n!ng on Tuesday, May 1*. and lasting until
May 27. Though Mit!" is known generally of this
mission, it deserves respect for the work done dur?
ing the last five months. On Tuesday evening 8. W,
Kohen will lecture on "Social BWdency." On
Wednesday then? will be s mock trial On Thurs?
day night the Rev. Dr William E Goer, of the
New-York Bible Society, will lecture, subject. "A
Summer Among the Eequlmsua." on Friday night
the Rot. Noah Abbott, of Flushing, tyong Island,
will speak. On Saturday night the Home Mission
Sisters programme, On Monda) nlnht, May U. pro?
gramme under the auspices of the Soul Saving
Sabbath-school. Richard A. Taylor will speak. On
Tuesday nltfht, May %, an attractive fair and a
speei.i programme, und. : : -? i : -; ?!. "? of "Th* New
York Pilot." The Rev. S A. Gumba w-ill ?peak on
"The Power of the Press " On Wednesday night
the Rev. Dr. Franklin, the pastor of Mother Z!on
(Methodist), will lecture. On Thursday May V,
the closing night, there will be ? lira pigeon pie
attraction. T A. Hamlln. P A. Meyers, MlM
F m ma. Cooper. Miss Maine Picket t, Miss Rosa V.
Howard, the Misses Allen and Ford, Mrs. V*. A.
Houston, "the Boston Nightingale"; Richard A.
Taylor, eloeutlonls; ; G. W Butt. oloeiiMonlst. and
Miss S. V. Palmer will assist In the ent?rtatnmenta
In Cleveland. Ohio, there i? a restaurant es?
pecially f>r young ?iris and women who nre em
ployed in ?tores, and an excellent, wholesome and
well-COOked nun! can be. had for a wonderfully
small amount. Meats, cooked In vnrlou? w&ys,
are only five cents; vegetables, three cerlts; rel?
ishes, such as cold slaw. . elery. olives and plck'.es.
three cen's; desserts, five cants; bread and butter,
four cents, nnd coffee, tea, chocolate or a glass of
milk, three cents The cooklr.g Is said to be excel?
lent, the room attractive, the service clean and ef?
ficient and the woman In charge of the enterprise
is making money and could accommoda?*, mort
Kirls If her room was larger.
Mrs. Hall, of Honolulu, a daughter of C. O, JES
? leve at a recent Y. W. C. A. meeting In Wash?
ington, gave an interesting account of her experi?
ence m Hawaii.
A song recital was given Tuesday afternoon at
th<? Woman's Exchange by the Misa Slaughter.
assisted by Miss Blake .ind the Mlsaes Ivouts? and
Club women have b. e.i rejoicing over the appoint?
ment of Miss Mary It. dir I i as postmaster at West
l'oint. N. V
The Ladles' Drc-v lOUl S.wlng Society and Char??
liable la-ague of th( Fifteenth Street Temple gtvee
is annual ?trawberr) festival al the i^xlngton Ave?
Due Opea House to-night,
Mss May Halsey M.llcr recently lectured in New?
ark before a reading circle composed of both young
ni?'ii and women. The ! ciare was given at the home
of Mr?. Bowman, In Broad-at. Miss Mtller'a subject
was "The Age of lh? Klack Prince" and wa4 exceed?
ingly Interesting snd instructive.
WOMAN'S PAGE APPRECIATED.
To the Editor of The tribune.
Sir: As 1 ant In hearty sympathy with woman'?
work In all Its branch.-s l ha\e taken tha keener.
Irai -test In the Woman's Page o? The Tribuna aad
wish to ? xtend my ?-?mgratulations to Its editor for
tha clear aad abM arai in which womtui'a work is
presented The eacoltonoo of thta page commends
it t?> all Intelligent and progressive women. Youra
truly, Mrs. CLARENCE BURNS,
President West End Woman's Republican Asss>
N-w-Vork City, May 11. 1887.
i NEW UTBRATURM CLASS,
a large ttteratura ?lass baa been formed in the
chunh of the Bternal Hope m West Ktghty-flrst
st. under the ?llre.tton of th.? Hev. Dr. W, 8. Crowe.
Th.? preaanl work is a critical study of "Th. Tem?
pest. Th?) class is not confined to the churoJ.
nietnbers. but any one is it liberty to Join It,
THE SlCU.IW 1*071 rOTION,
A Sicilian lOVe potion Is made of th. lover'e OWn
btoed as feUowa: A few drop? of blood are placed
lu an engshell. exposed to the ?un for three day?
and to the ?lew for (tire?? nights, and then placed
on hot a?h,a until the whole la ie?luc?d to a An.
powder. Thi. powder 1. administered ?urreotiaous
1 v to the object of sXfec?oa la a eus oi coftfti It ft
alase of alna w