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XEW HATS FOB FALL*
Ko. V-Blue felt cloth eoiang- or cycling hat. trimmed with velvet to match, Blue and white wing*. No.
S— Picture hat of purple velvet trimmed with silvery shaded foliage ana wreath of roses. No. 3—
This flat hat, in Tain o' £hanter style, is of bUck braid, trimmed with dark red velvet and* black
wings at the Bide, Ma. 4— Pretty hat of beaver felt, trimmed with soft silk shirred several times
in the centre. Soft "puffings of Ellk form bandeau at the back. No, 5 is of cherry colored vel
vet, trimmed with a wreath of tiny black ©strict tips. No. Toque of white beaver doth, with
crown ana chirred brim of creea velvet. Ostrich tip and shaded foliage at the back.
— (Lady's Pictorial
SOME OF ITS PROBLEMS.
Modern Conditions Philanthropy
Must Face ßraJimin J 8 Ideas.
The transition from the farsily to the individual
as the unit cf society without a corresponding ad
*a*tmcr:t c* the Individual to the new conditions
Is i-t tie bottom of a great part of the problems
of philanthropliy, fcccorrilng to the Rev. Anr.a.
Oarlln Eixßiicex.
"In the patriarchal stag* of society," aaJd Mrs.
Spencer at the Schaol of nilaatbraptay yesterday
momlrg, "all carriages were like t^os» of prince*
and princesses. They were faraily aSalrs. Con
tracting parties were reeponsitie to their f ami lias
•ad their famiUea were responsible for them.
"To-day men and worsen nuirry when and whom
they please, trir.g as rr.p-iy ciilirea Into the world
aa they can, i_.i. in too many _sc*. mar.age to
sJp O'.t of the resulting obligations. Boys take
upon thesiseives the rcsponsialdae* of fatherhood
without realizing what they are doing, and when
the buries incomes too heavy for them they take
themselves off. ccT^Jder.t that lety wa: ccc to it
that tte mother hz.& chldren do net starve.
Trader the olier socle] system euch people would
protabJr have behaved tte^j»!res fairly wt." 1
They would have been kept in the right track by
tr. external cciaclea.ee. Just as aoana people have
been kept there by the envlronraent of a New-
Enrla.-. rmage. though they afterward proved
unequal to the freedom of a mining town. The
incrcaee cf liberty in modern society :.as not been
s>oooa:paji;ea by a corresponding Increase In wisdom
ana moral power This is why we have so many
thousand* of deserted wives enS children, I-'.
the State has to taks care of tgtd and Infirm
parents. Such condition* v uld be impossible
tinder th* patriarchal constitution of society, and
axe wholly lacxj>Uaahl« to those who are accus
toir.ee lo the patriarchal system.
"A few years ago a distinguished Brahmin
visited this country for the purpose of studying our
pbllantaro;: and educational institutions. It was
my privilege to accompany him on one of his
tours of Investigation, and I cannot convey to you
err adequate Idea of his shocked cense of con
gemrßtlon when he iav our Institutions full of
eld people ana little children. Where were the
lathers and mothers of these children, he asked.
ware their uncles and aunta and cousins?
Xt would be ImjOsffiihle In his country, he eaid.
tor ary f&irJly to allow -the rnpst • ..ots relative
to be cast upon the public care.
"Yet curs is tii* better way. The evils are those
Inevitable to transition. ai:d should not unduly dis
'• -rage us. We cannot go back to mediaeval
systems, bat we ciui educate people up to the
standard required try the new ones, iir.a we >-ar|
adopt the Itotntn method cf requiring that if a
man floes not wish to live with his wife he shall
•till eoatir.u* to support her and her children."
while defining the Individual as the unit of
society Airs. Epesctr pointed out that for the
philaathrojilo worker the family* was the practical
"The family is the organism." she said, "through
*C individuals are educate for social relatlon
•nips. end no smallest detail ehould be under
f*3 tOT on ® rnemb«r of the family without coa
e.Cerlrg .'-•■. '-•■ others. Some of our efforts. It Is to
•• £? tr ? <: ' lead to tr « disintegration ri.tii.er than
to the builiiag up of the. family."
NEW-YORK MOTHERS IN CONFERENCE.
Baat: ' inn. JC. V.. Oct. 4.— One hundred dele
•at*B - rer-reser-Ung various Factions of the coun
try, are here la attend the annual meeting of the
***--'• Assembly of Mothers. The session to
ay cpesefl with an Invocation -the Rev. C. D.
Kellorg, fo'-ioweij by addresses by the Rev. Dr.
Bawve*- H. C. Aller., president of the Board of
Education; Frances Lefft, principal of the local
H!ga School; II rs Jlinr.i* Fisher, of Syracuse.
e!id Mrs. D. O. :>ars. of New- York. Among the
*J*tkers this afternoon were Homer Foti'.ke. recre
jary of Elate Charities, and Dr. J. I: Street, of
Syracuse University. The election of officers will
tak*- plaes to-morrow.
I AH j
ATTBACTIVE
ARTICLE
r cw»<r,<i.n idh IOOKS MOM. «
tve, •oairUuag that toclli rood ft
something exclusive. different $•_
en<l Cue t v *1
Cresca Figs. i
la eastern land* the fig It I
known as the beauty tnai be. H
cause it keep* the whole body I
la such perfect tune that mad n
healtH radiates in beauty fl
Cresca Up, luscious, /rlirliai l*f
«c u»e pww4 basket! ' M
XBESOm
LOVELY AUTUMN GOWKS.
Imported and Domestic Creations Shown by
Arnold, Constable & Co.
The fall and winter gowns which are on display
at Arnold. Constable & Co.'s store, Nineteenth-at.
anfl Broadway, are distinguished b7 their extreme
daintiness and wealth of detail. They are ex
hibited la th* light and beautiful showroom on the
second floor, and no effort has bees spared to
make an attractive display.
Among the dozens of ooatamaa. Imported and
domestic, tons has received more attention than
an afternoon gown cf reseda green messaliae ana
lace. T:.e waist Is forme! by a loose jacket of the
ellk. heavily embroidered In Oriental style, with a
darker and lighter shade cf green. Beneath this
Jacket there Is a blouse of filet lace, with sleeves
of laoe ef two different varieties. A long cape of
the messalins fall* over tho eieevea nearly to the
elbow. The skirt has a full yoke effect of the filet
lace, from which bands at Intervals are DOBtlntMd
down on the t'.liL The embroidery scheme 1* again
seer, on the skirt which Is made over a chiffon
lining In the reseda Bhada. 1..- girdle la cf emer
ald green velvet, caught by two old silver orna~
nwnta.
Another efl ••• . costume Is made of blue and
green plaid silk In the 1550 style. Th* trimming con
sists of bands and designs of dark blue, broadcloth.
White crochet lace makes the collar, and scallops
or. made to fall over a Brr.oll bertha effect of th«
cloth. Tiny -silk buttons— lavender, with a bit < :
white— give an artistic touch. Another striking
touch Is a narrow band of turqucis* blue velvet
at the throat Tha wide cuffs ere of tae crochet
lace. The full fckirt Just touches th* floor all
around, and la feather stitched down four ruches
from the waist line.
The velvet flowers which are on exhibition m the
BhowToom are beautiful novelties. They lack tha
heavy look that most flowers rr.&iie from this ma
terial acquires. Perhaps or.c reason is that they
are made up with silk. Roses, panales, hyacinth"*
an.l dahlias ar» among tho Imitations, and some
cf the »rra>'3 come in l*£-yard lengths.
The eatin and crepe department at this store con
tains a multitude of bewildering patterns. The
most allurirg is doubtless the wh!te> eatins bro
caded with largo }d!ow, lavender, gre^n or silver
bowknotp. This pattern is in demand for court
trains. The painted taff^ias and ccJitons ur»j a
delieht to the eye.
The showing of dre-pgooda !s a sola] feature
of the autumn display here. First the clan plaids
ehould be mentioned, as this store is making a
specialty of them. Other popular materials are
catin cloth, figured rsattn. uretta, small check
tweeds and satin de chine.
EVEUTS AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE.
More Than a Thousand Students Enrolled—
Conferences To Be Held This Week.
Wellesley. Mass.. Oct. 4 "vrelle*ley*a
twenty-fourth academic year opened to-day. The
attendance numbers more than a thousand stu
denta, three hundred and fifty of whom are new
comers—freshmen and applicants for advanced
standing. Entrance examinations ended on Octo
ber 1. President Hazard, who has been abroad
during the summer, received with Dean Pendieton
on Saturday evening at the reception held to wei
come the new students, also at the informal after
noon receptions held last week for visiting parents.
Services on Flower Sunday. October 2. were In
charge of the Rev. J. Thompson Cole, of Ogontz.
Perm., who preached from the customary text of
this first Sunday, "God Is love." Tre freshman
concert on Monday evening was given by the
Albion Male Quartet, of Boston.
Billings Hall, the new and extensive addition to
Music Ila.ll. was opened for class usa to-day. This
new hall contains additional class and administra
tion rooms, as well as a large library and an at
tractive concert nail. A new dormitory. Pomeroy
Hall, built With the proceed* of a bequest from the
late Mrs. Martha 6. Pomeroy, of Washington, is
blso opened this autumn. It la situated on the
western border of the college park, and aooomoao
dates seventy-live students.
Two large educational gatherings are arranged to
taJ:f place here this week. On Wednesday after
noon the representatives from foreign universities
who have been in attendance at tiie educational
conference in fit. Louie will visit Weilesley. On
Friday afternoon and evening will be held her«
the first day session of the nineteenth annual meet
ing of the New-England Association of Colleges
■jv! preparatory Schools. President Charles W.
Eliot of Harvard University will deliver an address
at' the afternoon session on "What Has Been
Haired In Uniformity of College Admission Re
fliiiremeziis In the Last Twenty Years?" and Presi
dent. William De Witt Hyda of Bowdoln College
will speak at the evening session on "The Place of
Jl' Collere In the Social System." Between tha
two sessions refreshments will be served and a
reception held. The second day's sessions of the
annual meeting will be convened In Boston Uni
versity Isaac Rich Hall.
PEETTY GUTS IN TEE SHOPS.
Any child would be pleased with the pretty little
birthday books, not more than two Inches square.
|B dark red leather. Each one has a boy's or girl's
name on the front In gold letters, and. of course,
one should be picked out with the name of th«
child to whom it is givan. In the front of the
book Is a history of the nam« mndof all the fa
mous persona who have borne it- . Then there la a
page for each Uav or the year nd an appropriate
The latest t\ay to drink afternoon coffee is from
a cup of a "Mocha set." This set comprises a
silver, coffee pot. only largo enough to hold two
4ami tasses of the etron« brew..*> tiny au«ar bowl
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUTE. #EDNESDAY. OCTOBER 5. 1004
"5. a er ?^ m P ltllh «r «4 two white china
eupa In silver frames. All of these dainty articles
come) on a silver tray.
The up to date man must carry a wallet now
adays, and for the woman looking for a gift for
husband, father, or brother nothing could be more
appropriate. These wallets come In a variety of
leathers mounted or unmounted, likewise In a va
riety of prices.
The "automobile set" Is a recessity for those
Who motor any distance from the city. It con
tains knives, forks and spoons, two sizes of straw
oovered glasses, sliver dishes for sandwiches and
salads* white enamel butter pot, fastened with a
leather strap, flasks, Bait and pepper boxes; In
Short, everything for a picnic luncheon. All these
Ct snugly Into a leather case.
The new envelopeiike pocketbooks are certainly
Very fetching, with their gold chains and their
mock Jewels. They are supposed to stay quite flat,
eren when filled, but considering tho complement
of memoranda, keys, samples, "L" tickets, etc.,
that the majority of them are called upon to hold.
Goat of those one sees bulge more or leas.
PASEWZLL TO MRS. MILLER.
Friends of the Bird Lover Give Luncheon in
Her Honor.
A score of close friends of Mrs. Olive Thorns
Killer gathered yesterday at a farewell luncheon
for her at the Fifth Avenue Hotel. On Friday
Mrs. Miller will leave, with her daughter. Miss
Mary M. Miller, tor California, to live near Los
Angeles.
.Mrs. May Rlley Smith presided, and. after the
Uincheon the guests drew back their chairs
and spent an informal hour In showering"
friendly tribute* upon Mrs. Millar. Mrs. John K.
Creevey. one of the guosta, said that. In her esti
mation. Mrs. Miller has done more than any other
r-aturalist to create a prejudice against the wear-
Ing cf birds in millinery. Nearly all of th© women
at the luncheon made short, informal speeches,
telling of their regret for Mrs. MiUer's departure.
In reply Mrs. Miller said: "It used to be that or.c
had to die to tiave fine things said about them,
but now or.a has only to go to California."
The gujeets included Mrs. MaXKaret K. Songster,
Mrs. Helen Hiscock Backus. Mrs. Lillian W. Bstts.
il rs . Thou. . Kushmore, Mrs. Louise Seymour
Houghton. Mr*. Kate Upson Clark, Mrs, C. H.
Smith, Miss Mary Miller, Airs. St. Clalr McKei
way, M.-». Ban IliLzarJ. Mrs. Joseph Dunn
Burrell. Mrs. John K. Creevjr, Mrs. J. Herbert
Low, I>r. Qraoa i'eckiia.ai Murray. Mrs. Hastings,
Mrs. Jiunei M, liuyard. Mrs. Samuel K. Weed.
Mrs. Ovtngton, Airs. Walter Page. Airs. Albert
Bickmore and Airs. Bruce. A letter of regret was
read from Airs. Bartrain. a telegram froai Mrs.
Mabel Os^ood right. and EUrab«th Akara Allen
Beat the following original po«*a;» written for the
occasion:
We need not add to our farewell regret,
"I shall remember you," in formal words;
While Ming things slug acd . ._', can w*» forget
Tiie Lover of the Birds?
And wb«r. the balmier Benson fills th« day
With whistles, txllla «.- .d rippllngs, soft and
dear.
The birds' eweet wadding eongs — we not say,
"Would she ware nit;ii to hear"?
She cannot be forgot who has the Rift
To link her name with every bird w» see;
Even tbe snowbird dancing in tha drift
Will chirp bar memory-
What name could be more tenderly enshrined
Tiian hers, twined always with tha happiest
things V
Ever. la winter It V.-1H bring to mind
Sweet thought! of v : »i and wings.
Ooodby— through all your > may you be Most
By ieathereJ friers to charm your ears and
eyes:
And Uitn be wafted to your happy rest
By fcinia of paxudUe.
THE TEIBUNE PATTERN.
A Tissue Paper Pattern of Girl's Dress, Ko.
4,784, for 10 Cents.
Siirp!© frocks* ar<» .Jways ■mart for Ottla girts.
and thos« of the- o:ie-pi«t« tcrt. cr nadfl with waist
an.'. sk!rt in
cn«\ er« pe
culiarly «•*:!
liked for play
time and
■chool wear.
T:.:« one tr.
eludes a b!|j
uallor collar,
which Is ai
l» ay» Ucorn.
ing to child-
Is h flg"-irM,
and car. b«
made from a
variety of
materials, {-••»-
Ing Quit« ap-
V r orrlat* to
a;::.; '.■• wools
a* wall as
linen and cot
ton f ahrics,
but an ehown
th« material
Is blue linen
chambray, th*
collar and
ih!«ld of
white, with
trimming o t
blue and
■white braid.
NO <7»*— OIRI/S DFITSB. The uanmy
of material required for the medium alze (elent
jrean) Is V£ yards Tl inchei wide. 4 S 4 yards 32 lnohea
wld<«. or 3 yards 41 Inches wide, with »* yard of
cor.lranUr.g material 27 Inches wide for collar, cuffs
and shield and il^,i l^, yards of braid to trim, aa Illus
trated.
The pattern, No. 4.184. Is cut In Elaes for plrla of
four, six. eight, ten and twelve years old.
The pattern will be sent to any address on re
ceipt of 10 cents. Please glv« number and aw dis
tinctly. Address Pattern Department. New -York
Tribune. If in a hurry for the pattern, send an
extra two-cent stamp, and wo will mall by letter
postage In sealed envelope.
SEW PKIZB CONTEST.
At the great opening service at Mount St. Albana,
Wa«hlcct.m. D. C. on September S3. the Lord Arch
bishop of Canterbury, after deprecating the Continental
Sabbath, spoke of the sanctity of tit» marriage- tow
and the homo.
In this connection, to quota a Washington paper, ha
declared "that the modern flat, tli- apartment house,
and the great hotel life of the nation n-.u* a menace
to the Christian home. Ho also thought that the
fever far constant travel from city to city and the
habit of being alwu.m on the go was v detriment to
the permanence and •itnrtlty of the Christian home.**
Does not this quotation suggent a line of thought
suitable for riiM-unalon in the Kxrhange?
T-st^ Washington. I). C. ELIZABETH.
To the rorrf»|i<>n<trnt contributing the best art Ida
on the line of thought •iijrgented by "Elizabeth." the
HouaewtTea' Exrhasge will give a prize of Id. Al
though the Exchange reserve* to Itself the right to
publish (without rompennaWon) all articles entered In
this contest, It will award the prize to but one. In
•ending In their views contributors are asked to ad
dress their letters to the Housewives' Exchange, New-
York Tribune. New-Tor!, City. Contributions must be
written on one side of the paper only, must be accom
panied with full name and address (if entered for com
petition) and must be received an or brf.nv October 13.
FLAT 3 VS. BOXES.
The remarks of the Lord Archbishop of Canter
bury., as reported by "Elizabeth," do. Indeed, sug
gest thoughts regarding the sanctity of home, and
If we look at It In a practical way we may learn
much that has escaped our attention heretofore.
It is an undisputed (act that the love of home
Is universal, even among the lower animals. We
know that horses, dogs, cattle. pigs and cats will
travel Immense distances to reach what has long
been home to them, even when the new location
was a. hundred times better for them than the ol<l.
Now, what is true of animals Is also true of human
beings. There are exceptions, but generally chil
dren become strongly attached to home, and this
attachment clings to them in adult life. One may
say: "But If the horn© Is In a bad neighborhood,
with foul surroundings, would a child removed from
It to a healthy atmosphere desire or lon* for the
old home?" Let me. ... answer, instance the case
of several children from the slums ofV York,
living in a court where the sun seldom atone, where
th* odors of rotting vegetables and carrion filled
the air. They were ragged and filthy, n They lived
most on the refuse of slop tubs. They had never
seer the country and knew absolutely nothing- of It.
The-e children were taken to a farm, giver, new,
dean clothing, fresh beds and the best of food.
Did they enjoy It? Not a. bit. They were not used
to such, thing*. and Instead of running, mhoutla*.
Hou4?et&i*t)eJ Ejcchcinge.
1 GOOD CHEER
j Hare yon had a kindness shown?
I ' Pas» It on.
*Twas not given for you alona —
Pass it on.
Let it travel down the year*.
• Let it wtpa another's tears.
Till In heav«n the deed appears —
' Fbu it on.
THE LAST VOYAGE.
My work on earth is w»l!iigh done.
I wait the setting of the sun.
I hear the surging of tha sea
That beats upon Eternity.
I see far off the shadowy realm.
And thither turn the trembling helm.
The winds that blew so cold and drear
Grow softer as the end draws near.
The distant gleams of silver light
Relieve the darkness of th* nifcht.
There stand upon tha misty shore
Faint forms of loved ones gona before.
The voice that once said. "Peace, be still.**
Now whispers softly. "Fear no ill."
I pall alone, yet not alone.
The Saviour takes ma for His own.
I wait His greeting when I land.
I wait the grasp of Hts loved hand.
— <Dr. Thomas M. Clark.
The above verses were selected by one of the old
est T. S. S. members, who Is waiting in faith "for
His greeting."
SYRACUSE BRANCH.
The T. S. S. branch of the Working Woman's
Club of Syracuse Is under the charge of Miss Emma
Bartholame this year. In spite of all the splendid
work done for women by this progressive club there
was still room for the exercise of those kindly acts
Cone In the name of "Sunshine." The words "work
lag woman," which designate the club, are meant
to include busy people of all kinds, whether In tha
mercantile establishment, the factory and shop, the
schoolroom, the office or the family. Housekeepers,
wagaworke-rs and salaried women are all Invited to
meet on common ground, with one object — to dignify
labor; and one aim— development of a high and
noble womanhood.
Thera are classes la English branches, basketry.
French and German, needlework and embroidery,
physical culture and dancing. Instrumental muslo
and painting, dressmaking, millinery and cooking.
Lectures and entertainments are frequently given
during the year.
The midday restroom has proved a great success.
The, attendance has been 739 during the three
months of its existence. Here the wage earner
may eat her luncheon, read tha latest magazines,
play the piano or take a short nap on a comfortable
couch. The officers for the coming year are Vir
ginia L. Jon* I*,1 *, president; Arrla S. Huntingdon, vies
president; Martha S. Podgers, financial secretary.
t.u.l Mac Alien, librarian.
FOR CHEER.
M-3. G. W. Marlor has sent 11 as October dues
to the emergency fund: G. R.. $5 as special cheer
for a blind woman: Airs. Underbill. 25 cents re
funded for expressage. nr.d Airs. IX Davenport, 25
oents for th» general fund,
WANTS.
A Germ&ntown (Perm.) Invalid would like some
silk pieces to make th« little articles she fashions
as cheer for other "phut Ins." A little girl of
twelve years In Virginia mak«s a strong appeal
for a hat mo that she can go to church; a poor
mother in Kansas writes that any kind of clothing
for her five young children would be gratefully re
ceived. The corn crop, 00 which the family relied
for comforts, Is almost a failure. A New-England
member reeds a black underskirt of large slaa, and
a Southern member aiTilcted with lung trouble
would like a warm wrapper, plain and serviceable.
Miss Anna M. Jackson, of Hall. W. Va.. Is a great
Invalid, but Is trying to (Jo what Sunshine work aha
can. The .-«*■•:. sho receives Is "passed on" to
othsra aj often aa ehe has postage. Will some of
tha members who do some of their Snnshine work
by writing cheery letters please put Mis* Jackson
oa thetr lists? 81 - sari "I laal all by myself out
here, with no Bunshmers near."
Waiter faeruateln, of Philadelphia, offers to send
an outgrown garment to a New-Jersey boy who
needs clothing.
CORRECT NAM
The address for Guam gifts should bay« read
Idas H. D. West. Instead of "AVert," as Incorrectly
printed In t!*e column.
CONTRIBUTIONS.
A. M. 0.. of York, ha* contrived 111 IS
useful article* of clothing for distribution; Mrs.
Ck H. Coutts. of Connecticut, fancy paper shades
and decorative articles; Miss Derby, postage
stampe; Mrs. David Davenport, a box of different
kinds of cheer, and Miss M. Riker. booklets. A
basket of grapes and flowers came from Bran
ford. Conn., for which the donor will please accept
thanks, and books, games and fancy articles wera
the gifts of Mrs. E. L. Tottea. Miss Maml- Flynn
and Roger and Wesley Totten. of Jersey City, A
very large contribution of silk plec«s was mad* by
Airs. S. Barnsteln. State president of Pennsylvania;
helpful sunshine ."Tom Mount Klsco Sunshine Club
and a Jacket and v.-aist from No. 6 branch. Large
boxes of apples cave been sent to the Uttle Mis
pionary branch In East EJghth-st. and to th*
South Ferry branch, ar.d a barrel to th* "litti<>
mothers" hy kind frl^r.ds at Upland Farms. Osca
waca. N. Y. Mlsa Harlan superintended the pick-
Ing of the apples and Mrs. Tlca furnished th*
tfam to haul th«:n to the station. Another barrel
of apples wiil be sent by Mrs. Hurd to th* "Littio
Mothars** for Hallowe'en.
Teach m* your mood, O patient stars'
Who climb each night the ancient
Leaving or. spac» no shade, no soars.
No trace of ace, no fear to die.
— <Raiah Waldo Emersoa,
climbing trees, petting animals and so forth, they
were silent, morose and absolutely refused to think
it better than the dirty court. Their appetite* re
belled against good milk end well cooked food, and
before their three weeks* were up th» disappointed
philanthropic people who triad to make them
happy were forced 10 send then back. Ten minutes
after their return, dressed in their raxs. fighting
like dogs, they were smilingly happy.
The home instinct was too strong- I do not moan
to say that In time a change for the better would
not have come; but I quote it to show the Influence
of home, be !t ever so humble
If this be true of a home in such surroundings,
how much more strongly should be the love for a
pood home, a Christian home, where paternal love
holds swayT In such a home everything has an in
fluence. There will be a favorite chair, a favorite
corner or room, a favorite animal, a favorite walk
or ride, a favorite wood or brook, all of which will
bo sadly missed and longed for on removal from
them.
Shall we say. then, that home— the dwelling
place has no Influence In shaping character, in
moulding thoughts and feelings? Thousands who
remember the home of their youth and the happy
faces of father and mother and others will tell
you that to have a home of their own. where they
could again enjoy bom* in all its hallowed asso
ciations, has been the ruling Influence of their
lives.
Now. how can there ha any affection for a home
that is not a home? One year In one flat: next
year in another, or it may be boarding, and chang
ing boarding places as often as the moon chan?»3—
how can there '.■♦• an influence for good upon either
parents or children In such a life?
In our permanent homes we form friendships
which are lasting and precious. We meet friends
in their homes, exchange visits, and the Influence
of each home is felt In the other. But those who
are here to-day. In another part of the city n»xt
month, can never form friendships that are last
ing. Their friends are fieetinjr— soon forgotten—
have no Influence In their lives. The CJood Book,
to which every good home looks for guidance, and
from which the best la drawn to make home happy
tells us that the face of a friend- shapes the face
of a friend, which means that with the help ■■•
our friendu 1 influence w<» become more fri^ndlv.
more helpful to those aboul us. If is at homo
that we learn the blessedness of Riving and help
ing;.
Hut when we nre continually changing our habi
tation the OrGod Book is apt to find no place and iv
Influence becomes naught.
The Christian and philanthropic workers come
from the homes— not from th-> flats and boarding
hou«i»s.
Far across the ocean in heathen lands, in a home
of th^lr own. are those who nxe looking forward
with Joy at beirg In father's home once more. It
is r^membond with joy because It was to them the
happiest place on earth, and it whs the influence
'•' hone which caused them to devote their lives
to the uplifting of the heathen to whom home \s
only a shelter. Its loving Influence Is also shown
by that which was written by the youngest boy of
the flock, who gave his life following his country's
flat', when he said "I would give mv whole month's
pay to sit. at the northwest corner of mother-- table
once more.' SaH he "Papa. I have been trn» t,,
God every day since leaving home." and he cl: d a
Christian soldier. 30 made by the. Influence of tha
home of Christian parents. _^
Waahlnzton. H. A. DCXBSON. M. IX
The 'Bully of the P^ed Sea.
BY EDQAR TWINER AND REGINALD HODD
Lord Ringmer. learning that I was going out to
the seat of war to try my hand at special corre
spondence, offered me a passage m his famous
steam yacht. Sayonara. bound for Shanghai. Need
lens to say. I accepted his offer, especially as he
informed me he would nave some interesting com
pany on board, including the wif» anJ daughter of
the British consul at P ski. a Japanese ex-naval
efficcr going home and an Indian prince or two.
Lord Ringmer is a daredevil your? peer, ever In
search of the novel and adventurous. His object
In this voyage was to see something of the war in
the Far East before all the Russian battleships
were gone. Accordingly we steamed through tha
Mediterranean as rapidly as if we had been carry-
Ins Admiral Togo back to Port Arthur after a well
earned holiday In Mayfair. We left Alexandria
with, full coal bunkers and proceeded more leisurely
down the Red Sea toward the adventure I am about
to relate.
On the second day about sunset we sighted a Rus
sian cruiser— of those prowling-, interfering
craft that overhaul you and want to see your
ehip'3 papers. She was cruising a mile or so away
on our starboard beam, and as we watched her
from the deck we observed that she suddenly caur.e
about and. putting on all steam, started to crosa
our bows. At the same moment a puff of smoke j
came from her and in a few seconds ■ shot
ploughed the sea ahead. There was general excite- '
ment when it passed from one to another that wa
were the object of chase. Lord Ringmer darted up
the ladder to the bridae. and. after a brief con
sultation with tho captain, we heard him say in his
irascible way: "Give her all you can and we'll soon
■how this bouncing pirate what the Sayonara can
do. You say she has the heels of anything on this
sea: now prove it."
The skipper, who was a fierce old sea dog. sprang
to the telegraph ani rang down: -Full speed
ahead.
The Sayonara. her course slightly changed. Bprans
into new life. it was the firs: time she had been
caned upon to show her white heels to a Russian,
and the Red Sea had to stand aside. The smoku
from her funnels seemed to scribble, "Good after
noon; can't stop." in our wake, and as If the cruiser
had seen and deciphered the defiant valedictory the
distant boom of a big sun reached our cars across
the intervening space.
••Ils a blank charge this time," said a voice at i
my ear. and turning I saw the Japanese officer by !
my side. Ail his ex-naval soul was la his black eyes
&3 he added: "They do that, you know, not «jo much
from fear of hitting us as to avoid giviag their gun
ners away."
"Look," I replied. "th« captain's holding a con
sultation on the bridge. Lord Rlngtaer and tha
chief are trying to dissuade him from flight."
"Don't you see." said the Japanese with a twinkle.
Tie feels responsible for his lady guests in the
•vent of a shell or two coming aboard, and ia pro
; testing as a matter of form, but he's relying oa tha
skipper to insist on a run. As a matter of fact, the
I captain of a yacht oas no supreme authority with
tne owner on board, but tae passengers doa't know
j that."
During the first part of the chase toe women on
board enjoyed the fun. but when a fourth shot was
fired and the scream of its flight was heard over
nead they began to realize the gravity of the situa
tion. Their faces Marched a little as they gathered
!n groups on deck and tried to smile In a way that
harmonized la some sort with th* exuberant spirit*
of Lord Ringmer. The Sayonara had now got up
to her full speed and was increasing tae distance
between us and the Russian. We were congratu
lating ourselves upon this when another shot fell
about a hundred yards astern of us. The women
screamed In chorus, and those nearest to the Indian
princes were gracefully supported to deck chairs
Lord Rir.gmer thoughtfully ordered brandies asa
eodns from below.
"What a 'Ark if they should actually hit us."
remarked tha Japanese to me In a low tone, "and
then have to admit to the British Government that
!t was a mistake— that they were firing at another
■vessel half a mile away, or something of that sort"
Again a shot whistled through th- air. It cam*
even nearer us than the other. Tnetr fears !a
creaslr.g. the women surrounded Long Rlr.gmar aatl
begged him to stop the yacht for their sake.
'My dear ladies." he said, "it is for the skipper,
and net me. to decide. He knows what's best and
I mustn't interfere with him. Besides, we're g-iin
lr.g oa th* Russian fast, and the danger grows leas
•very morcerx"
But they would not be reassured. Some half a
; dozen of than made for the brldg* and appealed
frantically to the captain himself In vain.
"I am in charge of the S^yoaara." he cried,
"and I'll see her through. That rascally Russian
cruiser '.% the one they call the bully of the R«d
S«a. Stopped a P. and O. boat last week. Stop*
every':. British out of pure cussedneaa. But she
ehar/t stop me. It's full Bj«ed ahead. I tell you."
He rang the telegraph again to give additional em
phasU to hi» remarks.
Suddenly there was a heavy crash astern. Th*
Sayosiara. staggered, and splinters fell about th«
deck: a shot had struck us. The consternation was
extreme, and some passengers mada a rush toward
the captain, with the Intention of forcing, him to
lay to. He saw them coming, and whan be learr.ed
tiat tha fall extent of the damage was "stern rai.
tr.g carried away and a couple of yards of paint
blown off** he fiercely defied them. Arguments that
he waa risking many valuable lives failed to movt
him. and at LSI be talked of putting the poss*nger%
in irons if they did not retire.
At this moment the Japanese, who had be«A
standing by my side la thoughtful alienee, abrupt
ly storied off for the bridge. CoulJ ha «• about
to add his persuasions also?
He made h!s way rapidly to the captain's side.
but the later waved him back. The Japanas* Insist
ed, twevex, and begged to be allowed to offer a
I suggestion. By the time I had reached 1 the briige
in his wake h» had taken The captain aside and
was whispering with his lightning tongu*. Present
ly I saw a rieree grin oversyrea.l the skipper's face
as he rai3«j<l his defiant fist to the cruiser
astern, the last rays of the sun gleaming In h's eyes
ana on his set. white teeta, as was like a man who
caw his way to triumph.
"I'm hanged if I don t do It!" he hissed between
I his teeth, while the list shook angrily. "But." he
added, turning to the Japanese, "you'd better
speak to his lordship t'.rst."
Tha Japanese took Lord Rlcgmer as:d» and ex
plained the matter to him.
"Bravo: We'll do It." cried Lord Ringmer. "X
grur. 1 idea!" And ha clapped th« Japanes* heart
ily on the back.
"H.iv* X got your permission, my lord?" asked
the captain in a tone that Implied that this was
something mure, than the mere management of
the ship.
"Rather," was tha laughing reply. "It's too good
a chaaoe to lose."
The captain Immediately put his hand on MM
telegraph and rang down, 'Stop her." but his
face showed that It waa no such hi^h and holy
feeling a.3 submission a.r.cl obedience to taa Russian
summons that prompted the action.
Th* Sayonara's engines ceas«d to throb, and In
a few minutes the- Russian cruiser overhauled us
and stood some two or three hundred yards away.
Than a boat waa lowered irom her "-M aa oj£c«*
was rowed over to us.
With the Japanese and Lord Rrngmer at his
elbow the captain received them very politely and
explained that we and the Sayoaara were entirely
at his service.
"I should think so." said the Russian, a hull
necked pompous man. who was. wa afterward
learned, th« first lieutenant of the cruiser. "TVe
had a very good mind to blow you out of th«
water. You can't anas your fingers at Rusaiao
guns, you know."
Lord Ringmer. as owner of th» yacht, offered
many apoloeiea and begged him to accept th»
hospitality of the Sayonara. The captain, who had
suddenly acquired a politeness quite foreign to his
nature, then led the way to his stAteroom to anew
the ships papers. After ordering the steward to
bring champagne and exchanging som» whispered
words with the Japanese, Lord Rlnginer followed.
Some minutes passed, during which we inspected
the cruiser through our glasses, as wall as the
deeper.ins twilight would allow. Then our cap
tain and the Russian Issued from th»» stateroom
the latter talking volubly. The champagne had"
evidently found its way to his tongue.
"Ha. Ha' So that's why you wouldn't stop"
he was sayiris in fair English. "Ammunition from
Italy, incited. And consigned to Toklo Well I
mast do ray duty. Doesn't anybody bars under
stand Italian T
-Not a soul," replied the captain. "We shipped
tha stuff at Genoa In sealed boxes, never Imagin
ing that there was anything contraband, but on
glancing through the papers covering it my ey»
caught a few words which, m my limited knowl
edge of the language!, seemed to me highly sus
i picious. Of course, I am not certain it Is ammuni
tion If, as I understand, your commander Is
really well up In the language, he will be ab!» to
i tell in a moment. And I need scarcely say that if
the papers do disclose contraband of war th*
| boxes shall be opened and handed over to you at
: once."
"Very well," said th« Russian. -Til return to
my ship a.id bring back the captain to settle the
matter. *
"Couldn't you send a message for him?" put in
Lord Ringmer. with his sweetest smile. "Ther«
are several ladies her» who have been so terrided
by your shors that nothing will reassure them but
J that I should present the enemy to them in per
| son."
The Russian locked flatterei. H*» hesitated a
. moment or two. and thsr finally yielded with a
i mii» .-.n.rt. going to the side, gave some order* -„
thr sa'.lors in tne beat below. With the Russian
•QUtralent of "Aye. aye. sir' " rr-rv pushed oft
Lord Rir.gme- immediately procet-d»d to intro
duce the Russian so -■>me of the laiies. who se
ceived him in their most charming manner aid
kf»pt him in animated conversation until the ar
■ rival of his captain.
This was a red fac»d. hectoring- fellow, who
se«?me.l to thin* the Hf.l Sea belonged to him
: His first remark was anything but ooneiliatory
"Now. then." he cried in p*>rf.^ct E>.sl!sh "Wh»r»
| are those Italian papers? And Where's that Vim
] munition they consign? We'll so<>n settle this
: little Job. Yes. ana here's my number one*'
Ho glared round, and. catching sight of the de
linquent surrounded by th. women, h- roared
"Now, then. sir. attend to your duty. You ought
. to have come for me yourself, instead of sending
a message. However. I'll talk to you about that
I ia'*r. Now for those papers "
He frowned Interrogatively a t our skipper, who
bowed meekly and Ut\ the way to the stateroom.
At this moment Lord Ringmer pinched my arm
, and whispered m osy ear. "You must see this. It
is in your line. Come with me "
Greatly perplexed I followed with him aftsr the
I two captains and the Russian lieutenant. When
we entered the stateroom the first thing that met
our res was the Japanese- sitting on the lounge
ar.d smoking a hu?» cigar. The Russian captain
• paused on the threshold, blow out his red cheeks
I and grunted Then, refusing a seat, he stood at
the tabie wxth his lieutenant behind him.
I Our skipper, his lieutenant behind him. & drawej.
Our skipper, as meek aa Maans. opened a drawer
ss if to produce them; but wSu wasmy *-^Issl
ment to see- him swing round wfth tl» ols* «V <H
expression o: a revolver m -* **
levelled at the Russia tu.
w ," You confounded bullies," he hissed, SB* avaa
biasing with wrath, up with, your hands or you'i*
dead men. Tou'v* clayed it en me long enou-St.
Up with them or m ohoot you like dogs."
The Baas ■ '-attain staggered back. «Bsbs> a
startled, almost frightened, expression on Ma face.
HU lieutenant, however, was mad«» of sterner staff,
With a deep curse h* sprang at our skipper regard
less of the .lMt.l that stared him in the face; bet
he d»d not r»»ach him. Before he could Jo so th»
Japanese dropped his cigar and leaped imam ham
from the couch. Tner* was a moment's struggle
an<i then a groan. The Japanese had used on* oS
the wr*»<t.:r.jr tricks fcr whicn his country Is fasaaass
and the Russinr. was helpless In a painful "lock,"
"You do a risky thing." faltered the other of onr
visitors, raising his hands at a threatening cove
ment of the revolver pointed at m. "Tour gam
ernment shall hear of this."
"Oh no. they wont." retorted the skipper. "Do
you knos that one of your sheila struck us? Bow
would you lika your government to hear of that?
Oh. no. •mv friend, there's no fear of either
Russia or Er gland hearing of this little affair: and
now, your lordship, suppose you see whether these
gentlemen have any contraband of war ia their
possession."
Lord Ringmer smiled and rapidly took tiia Rus
sians' ariM from theirs.
"Of course he said as he did^so. *•*• shall
treat you very well on th" voya?<\"
"On "the voyage?" gasped the infuriated Russia*
"Y<-'s. w* are bounc! for Shanghai."
"Why, our guns will sink you before you get a
"With you on board?"
"Yes, with us on board. The lieutenant in
charge ia Quite ec;ual t<> risking our lives. 1 as
sure you. He will consider himself mace, than
justified." „
"Ha: ha- laughed the Ham "Your guns)
won't sink us: they won't even hit us. That last
shot of yours was an accident."
Aa the Sayonara began to move ther» was •
shout, and then another and another, from tio
stateroom. Tho words were Russian; our prlaoa
«ra were asserting themselves.
"That won't reach th« cruiser,** remarked aa*
skipper. •'
"No. but it will tae boat," replied the Jajawaaja
"It has! Listen." - ?-
The boat he ciear.t was the ore that had hronsntt
cur prisoners to U3. The sea being very smooth,
its crew had not troubled to make it taat to th»
Sa^oiara. but had lain on their oars aiaajasffc
holding to the gangway. Now. as our ißjjlaU ■►»
,- moveme.it compelled them to ia» _■•■»
red. they saouted loudly te a-i-
SB? chuckled the akipper; "w^a
th#y report themselves aa returned ■wlthoci tl^lr
passed. Night had co* closed toera-
Dl-»*e'v As by the skipper's orders we were earrr
t°s'Tart:: reacaed M.. "**?_._**
or we'll sink you:" Again and again they wara
repeated, and at the sama time the cruiser began ta
mo after us. their boat and knot* eyeryttisar
•"They've got their boat ana know eyeJyiainai
now " said tha skipper, with a grin. **L«t taaaa
sink us! They've got to find us first. «.,._«.
But «yen as he spoke the cruiser's aearcßilgaai
swept out. Presently it discovered us. and directly
afterward a shot was fired from taa cruiser: be;
as their aim was now only a few square team as
our stern it was not likely they would alt ua.
"No more megaphone now.** remarked Jua?<S
Ringmer. .
Ha "was wrong. The Russian megaphone "<£**
silent but ours suddenly became eloquent. Taa
Japanese was speaking through It to the meat m
the cruiser. He aaad their languaga. •ad fc»
stabbed them, smote them, slew them wltß It. Ha
told them that one little Japanese had run ©2 2*52
their captain and chief officer. He laughed at thetr*
funnery. laughed at their engines, Laughed at toav
ag.
Shot after shot was fired from the cruiser. Sear*
era.: splashed In the water near Toy but boss
touched us And while the Sayonara waa ruahtnjr
ahead ac full speed the, Russian lights wara fadlatf
away behind.
"Safe:** exclaimed the skipper at last. "Warra
out of range both of their guns and taelr electtla
searchlight."
We saw no more of the cruiser and our voyaes
proceeded uneventfully. At Colombo the Bussians)
looked wistfully at the shore and pleaded hard to»
be allowed to land; but our skipper refused. Ha
had sworn, he said with grU burner, to "Shang
hai" them, and accordingly to Shanghai they muM
go. In the mean time, they could play deck cruolts.
chat with the ladies, or discuss naval strategy
with each other.
As the SayoT.ara near»d her destination th* ques
tion as to whether our audacious action would
lead to trouble with the Russian government wa*
much discussed. We were all a little apprehensive,
as to this, but we bad a strong card In the fact
that •' cruiser had fired a she!! and nearly sunk
us. Ar. : th* Japanese supplied another almost a*
strong 1 . He mentioned that before leaving a neutral
this which they hav<» ov«rhauled the Russians
cake her ofScers certify that they nave been well
treats-! and suggested that a similar certificate
should be got from our prisoners. And our skipper,
who saw bow useful It might be. Insisted on their
g--" i -c h!rr» on*.
They were the rat to be put ashore In Shanghai.
As they left ths Sayonara most of us waved our
hands "in friendly farewell, but the Japauesa was
trexorable to the last.
"Good'br." he shouted "Ta the road to the
r.orfh and keep or- wviid::!? till you strike the Si
berian Railway. That's your best way home."
Our skipper rrfar.^d. and then locked expectantly
at Lord RiEgiEer. who was glancing through som»
Shanghai newspapers which had been brought
aboard
"Alt bar* we are?* irudrienly cried Lord Ringmer.
"t»le*rapalo Item of the 13th: Th« Russian
em'.ser N . lately patrolling the Red Sea. has
passed through the Sues Canal on bar way back to.
home waters. The N is the boat that has)
earned the title of the bully of the Red 3ea. and
her rerurr. is supposed to be due to the strong- rep
r-sTit.atinris nade by th» British BKr**raaaaaf,
through their ambassador at St. Petersburg as to
bar arbitrary treatment of certain British ves
sel** "
"More prsbaMy to the strong repressntatloaa
made by the Sayonara." comm-nt-d the skipper.
"But soraehow I don't thrnk *; shall hear azsythlns)
officially about thd matter. The Russian govera
m*Bt will hush l: up for the sake of lia own dig-
Btry."
Time and the newspapers will show. — (Th* Tatteib
PROFESSOR QRIGGS ON DANTE.
i *Th» Dfv^r.* Comedy mi Danta** wfll b* th« sub-
Ject ct six lectures by Edward Howard Ortggs, tat
be given on Saturday evenings, from October 0 ta
December 1" at the Lenox Avenue ITtsttarfcca
Church. The course* ha* fc*»n arra. by tha
Women's Alliance.
WELLESLEY COLLEGE OPSNaV
■WaUeslsy. Mass.. Oct. 4.— 'Wellasley Cones 9vm
officially opened for recitations to-day. At tarn
opening chape! exercises President "^irnltna TTaaailt
sxnounced that the college had been honored wttta
a chapter of taa Phi Beta Kappa Society. W*i>
lesteys chapter will be tie "Eta.**
An
• Excellent
Practice
IS TO SCAN THE
Real Estate Advts.
that appear in 66* Trihttns
every day. Many a bargain
appears there to-day, bat
gone to-morrow.
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