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CROWING DISCONTENT OF MANKIND AGAINST THAT MANDATE OF FASHION WHICH BIDS HIM RAISE A SOFT HAT CLEAR OFF HIS HEAD WHEN SALUTINQ
- •■■ cap comes cfF eas.^ enough. But, eh! hovi/ clumsily it goes back again. The fedora is pinched out of shape at every The panama? limber brim affords no
S Tir RES OF BEAUTY
So; Union Seminary Buildings
Simple but Attractive.
la the coming month of September til open
«-«« cf the new Union Theological Seminary
Cr^inss, Is Broadway and on Claremont aye
* fr^r.: 120 th to 1T1& street, will add another
v- stndent community to those upper West Side
Nd£hts which even now. on account of Colum
bia ssd its associated colleges, is like a sep
g^te university town within the city.
•^he new seminar:.- is strikingly unlike all the
.**,*- «mc±srea which surround it and in its
_ ..,-. gray and white stone, - ring up in the
simple lines of the English perpendicular Gothic,
to the one who - ide signs in architect
ure te what rirpose these buildings were de
sired They are built on a hollow square, leav
lar la the centre a picturesque grass carpeted
jjgtbsagle. with brick paved paths curving
... =♦_ Pr jeq a break in the buildings on
♦*•? CTareTncnt avenue si dp. which will some day
bffiHed with another structure, this secluded
"-"-us car. be seen by passersby. and is a grati
*r±g sunrise to the New York eye. which is
sed to the city's unrelieved regularity.
~At the south end of the seminary square fac
fcg Barnard College stands the administration
siidiiS. The east front, running along Broad
wt, cor-tains at the south end the library and
:ature halls and at the north end the dor
aitories for students. On the north side range
gie apartaents in which •:-. instructors and
their families will live, while on the west front
Is fiie ciapel witij the open space ore referred
ta. is which at some future time another dor
rutcrv wi" probably be built.
As Inclosed cloister bordering the campus
!r=s a long, echoing way through which one
r^r roam from building to building, as if
g-aagJi a secret passage. This impression is
Mjtftmed where the passage runs underground
at tie south end of the inclosure beneath the
troad, raised terrace in front of the administra
libel the whole group of buildings, both in
side and cut. there i^ a certain impression of
ciistitv peculiar to some kinds of architecture
zzi the 5 ' 1 accorr.rar.ving styles of decoration.
Tie gra- and white coloring itself is nunlike in
Its liaetaess. White flowers carved from stone
bioc~ ever the p linted doorways ; ancient coats
cf ar=£. hewn cut of granite slabs, are set into
tie ■wa.Hs above the main entrances, while gro
tesques, such as one finds hidden In Oxford
buildir.z comers — dwarfs and imps, strange
iris and gargoyles — lean from roof and cornice
a lead cS trie streams cf rain.
The interior cf tie big chapel is decorated in
c jtjle which Frajrgests the exquisite discreet]
c! a thorough.:- English church. Yet a flood of
A=er.can sunlight, which is let in through as
- :- windows as a building of its size and
fc^a could be made to hold, and the grace
s' white pillars that stem to make such
■ easy task cf holding up the heavy roof, not
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Grasp;ng it thus endangers its immaculate Why not substitute the military salute in
whiteness. hot weather.
to omit the large gold eagle perched upon the
' m -. .. a chapel which, after all, could
not : • : - than just here, where
ligfal md . r ..re rooted so deep.
--. • ing caning from the •« high
' the chap< I ving
hig . : . : rs which drop down on linked
:. . ls lull gold and glittering crys-
.' r a a balcony at the rear, but the rgan
■jnd l front, In the style of the old
: . : -jisi-'I m the pohiti
rs, put in in squares lih
There are no figures used in th< : gi It is
: ■ - IT
In these da;- ; that a st lent is not
lily r~ en b n oks and in tru I n and m 'hods,
. ■ . set down amii ! — og ... If
he looks at them really ar.d feels them, can
him ha.: - n w rt bis n
anything more than the sermons there are in
btL.nes and in designs- C L D.
GRANT'S POOR MARKS.
Major General Frederick D. Grant, the eldest
son of President an ■ General U. 3. Grant, was
not long ago a guest at a dinner given by cer
tain college and school teachers. The chairman
rose to introduce him. He had hunted up an old
stcry about the Grant family, and was much
pleased with himself that he had something so
interesting to say.
"When Fred Grant was a boy at West Point."
he began, "his father, the famous general, wrote
to the commandant inquiring how the son was
- Ton need not worry/ the commandant wrote
tack. Tour son is getting better marks In
everything than ever you had In anything.' "
The man was not quite so self-satisfied when
General Grant rose to respond.
"That is a perfectly truf? story." he said smil
ingly. "I remember the incid " rfectly, but
th< re Es a ni-.-ta^' of one gi n< rati n. I, and not
my famous fath< r, am the general who wrote
to the commandant; a:;.: my s n La th<
father had such poor marks. Bui I " mind,
Mr • n it's all in the family."— The
stiaa B ild.
-BILL- TOOK PRECAUTIONS.
In a Scottish village a farm laborer named
"Bill" Brown ;■ st :'••- While on her death
bed die hnplored him to never marry a^rain
after she was gone', iri rmore, should fa
so she would s::ra: h through the gr
come back to punish him. Th~ throat appar
. atly had due effect for .•■ me w nrr.s. the I
- ting ffers. After a
■ .■-• ■ ■-. the village ;rot to whispering
jj - ; : og seen wa king with a certain
lass. Met one day by a relative of the wife, he
asjted f • was any truth in the rumor that
was about the village, to which he replied in
■ r :-:- ative.
"Are ye no afraid of poor Mar: 's threat?"
queried the relative.
"Nae fear o' that, my '.ad. I took good care
to hae her berrit face doonwards, so the mair
she scratches the farther she'll gang doon. "—
A BRIGHT COY.
'Sew. Tonnv.ie," said the teacher, "you may
give me. an example of a coincidence."
"Why er," said Tcmmie, with »me hesitation
--"why why— me fadder and me mudder
was both married on de same day."— Harper's
MUST HAT TIPPIXG GO?
Difficulties of Managing Summer
Headgear Cause Many Gro'ds.
Considerable growling has been heard this
summer concerning the trouble, the inconveni
ence and the difficulty of raising and replacing
properly and at the right angle on the head
the soft-rimmed straws, cloth caps and f( It
fedoras that men wear so much in hot weather.
Rumors come from Philadelphia that there is
an anti-hat raising league forming amnn? men
there to do away with the practice of tipping
this soft headfrear as a salute to women.
This form of bowing has indred many disad
vantages, and. it has been urged, belongs prop
erly only to the days when it was invented. To
raise the hat, drop the head, arch the back
and sweep the ground with one's long feather
was a pretty custom and went well with the
graceful cape, the curls, the sword and the
swashbuckling top boots. But what style is
there in sweeping a stone pavement with a
derby hat, or with a skimmer or a stovepipe?
Obviously, say its enemies, it is but a sur
vival, and a useless one. since it serves the pur
pose neither of pleasure nor of art. With the
former style of dress the bow was a subject
for the wielder of brush and chis-M. But who
would ever dare waste enough marble to make
a statue of a modern man bowing?
Besides, no one who has not even worn them
can realize the many difficulties and dangers
of raising these soft, unmanageable modern
Take a man wearing a fine panama, for In
stance. Along comes a woman whom he knows
and immediately must his hand fly to his head
and the wabbly brimmed creation somehow must
be snatched off. The brim of a panama has
very little more control over the crown than
if it were on some one else's head, and it usu
ally takes two hands to get the thing on again.
If your other hand is carrying a large or pre
cious bundle, what are you to do? Of course
you can grasp the hat around the crown, in
the first place, and lift it bodily from your
head, in which case you have the situation well
in hand for putting it back arain. But very
likely you have left the imprint of your moist,
hot and probably dusty fingers on its immacu
EP however the panama L= a dis] rition dn
mes to the bow, what words
. the antics ■ t I tting cap?
pull it off always, no matter th.it it
.• your hair tumbled about as though you
n . • jht. B:: o-:-::vr it ba 1c
.- . a it is all curl d up at the ba S
- : . c a 1 >m sail in the wind is
der story. No, bowing gracefully with a
t cap is an al ' mpi ling.
As for the fedora, no G -•
more diflß ult of adjustment than this a
fair, and to look its best it must be rut on
with the aid of a mirr r
As a pleasant relief from the burdens and
if the hat-tippiag system, ft is
=ugg - : t ItJat we substitute the military -a ; .:'e.
r This has possibilities and es
pecially so if women also adopt."! it in place of
•vn essay might be written n n tne smile In
at the present time as asa ■ a t nutziy
.. , . I aga ■ . " gr ( at e 1 au
■ c and its many dubious qualities. As 3
ognition it is almost as unsati
tory to women as the manipulation of the soft
hat is to ::.■ a.