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! lhal I
? . n to indulg. 11 '? . II in
'.! ? ? ake.
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V\ lien l i
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? ' I p. w 1 I ?
in' never did I. Oo
a forget all ol patl
? old oul! look
| md lx /..n playing. I're - ntlj i
nd. I ?:???:. ?? held a
iling froi ear to ear.
. , ? ?? . ? i ? . n to i
on and rendcra! ' Mon
.;ht. .iti'l I "II gi' i
? ! and enthu
"I lelen la inard," I replieil.
||r thought i ? ot .:,i "Lilli in Ru t II wtiuld ound
? ", .1 think. Ili-tii-i liill youi i II a Lilli in Ru ell."
"\'? ? y well," I said, "it you prefei it thal way."
He d t pocket. "Her.
Mi . Lillian Ru ell," and hi handed mi an elaborate
piei e oi iM ?' board. 'I hc name I rcad wa \ the n
T STAYEI lupall nighl after my first appcarance, wait
* ?.what theerities would ayalroutme. I was
, nervous I bil my lingernails until they actually
thpain. Atdawnlgot holdofaeopyol "I heSun."
? I rapidly to the in ide th. itrieal page,and rcad:
ir,i Ku . ii II made her fii ?' app. ai i
? night. Slu i . the pr. ttii ? |?ii lure ,?:
femininity thal New York has t-en in many. man;
ful in n taininu lhi r.oi iou , bl. ? -mn ?'t
; ? . . her i.iiii.' will I? .,. un d.
I r. it ovei three times. and then and there made
thal I would retain the \h auty the ? riti. had al
tributed to me; thal I would make eapital of mj prctti
iii'l th.,t. through it. I would aehieve the fame
tli.it the ti.? ??. p aper man had ketched f?>r me on the
?:. Of eourse I knew, asevcr\ prettj woman does,
thal I was nol homely; bul I had nevei regarded my
po . ed of ln-.itit?. nih. ti nl to attra. t thi ad
miration ot the greal public. The ncightnirs oul in
< hnton. lowa, n ??'! to t.-ll in\ parenl lhal I wa agood
Itroking young ter; bul you can never pul youi trusl in
the neighlroi . They ma\ mercly he paving the way to
the lawn mower or th<> clothe wringcr; for the
>'.i H i '.'.,'. to .i 11*.ii .. hol'i i".i i, iwable ai tiel. i
through ftattering the head ol the hou sehold' ? i hildren.
li I am io ln lieve what people have been kind enough
of me, I have m i.-. tled in finding the fountain ol
youth, nol eternal youth, to I..- very, s. i\ un . bul al
':!.- fountain thal ha \ kepl me fre h f n ed, tull of
health and vitality, rlear eyeil, and imiling .it an age
when many of mj i itei i ol Ameri. a are pale and tired
n and, a< tnall.. old.
I tru i ti" pirit of undue Ikxj t i r< id into whal I ay;
for it isnot ol ni) elf alone that I wish to speak : rather,
purpo ?? here to di\ ulgt th. e. rel by which 1
lenefited, the eerets ol tne Fountain of Youth, of
Hel iyed Age, o thal otht i women may po sibly l>e the
. And, ifil till would seem as ill were proclaim
itiK' mj ell titnii tiii.iMy as a Beauty Godde . lel i:,e
h"p'- thal my ? riti. will extend me pardon when they
have i.-.i'l all I have to ay. I do noi mcan to po e. I
implj to take the publi. -the wom in portion of
it . hi.tlv .i il ha tak. n me, and to tell it how I have
le of Vouth Triumphant.
'^^' H p.i vi\ ni ihe 11 I fifteen ye irs that I
h.,\r :. | from many quarter requ. I I i
divulge uh.it interrog l . my "beauty ie>
I ^. i anj me hundred I. t
from women in every Sl ite in the L'nion,
? mi all ....: ? ii ?n along this line, an ! in
MRS. PONCE DE LEON
Bv LILLIAN RUSSELL
i ? ? I on I
ith an ini
, ,,u i> vour ini ill generally lead vou
from the most ii i ? |
into 1 probably the rcason
| hav< ? c to give a what I
f the Poimtain of Vouth to my inten i<
O, r whal
M ,ill :. .1 dototelll
more ii I u ?? he u uall\ i
i|Uestion rather than I
tiret}. Ifa\ ing free nin hen
all the thing I i i have lefl un aid in whi '
m ihe long [ki t. I hope, too, 1 i
n que tion thai have
tii:.iugh thei myAmericai
that. foi lack "i time, have hitherto remained unan
ln the tii p y simple, ab tra I i odi I
, ..i; en ? aut\ I have < ulletl fn
Man ii Aun liu . and I freely i to e\ ery
woman in the land
(1) 11 thi future. Y
h tl ?
metics in all th.
T APPRECIATE, howi ver, tl I
1 |f tl
long youth to oi
am po. ? ' :
? tothat du . ?
I believe that I
tl eii looks longer 1 :
Itis the worry over the pitiful. littie letail
ages women. 1 have known woi
long before their time because of their alm
worrying and fretting over thi servant pi
not getting an invitation toMrs. SoandSo'si
a hal thai the rain has spoiled, over a l?
spoiled the wallpaper in the bedroom, ovei
an ! one things of this sort that are nol v
frown. How Uttle they each and all -
long schedule ?.t' life! An 1 yet i :
them, if indulgcd in, wrinkles the for<
cles un I r the i yi s, takes the color
and hastens the premature i -
? irh themselves
The women of the stage are far
This is nol mere idle i hatter. Il
ting witnesses. I feel surc will ;
l lf coursc, some thin
The mistake women make is in
worrying things with the incon
ni r the demand for the con< i
*-' | Vouth rings insistenth in
:..\ n aderssay, "Oh. yes.il is all \ " ta|v
ing a. she has; bul she does nol gt%
Ver) well. hereare thefai ts, an'. if thisbc i
mysisters will make the mosl .?: ". M
on the average oul of the three hundred ai
.'; ivs, is as follows:
'? V m l .? ? up M-. '
and a chop and .
io \. m to 11.30 \ m Devot.
fair weather. ln bad weather. I -
riding in a closed carriaKe with the windows ? ?
ickintoshed, ia walkii . Pi ' aii i '
Or. my return I take .. sharp showi ?
Shower l>aths ar<- far more benelicial in evei
in tubbaths. lt i* better for the n i
upon the body fr - wid drive the blood dowi
. the 1.1.1 senl upward. I never take i I
I begin with warm water and end with ' ?-'?'?
l-.'M. tol.30p.?i i
A ; lancheon. which
a 1 -tn: walk
pound vN.-i^ht. 1 var)
??? . I feel. But. n i i ittei ; ?? I feel. 1
ee forms. On ma
r luncheon. instead ol .
, nol to miss any ttmt
, go to the theater. On these d u '
| rod. Oi a
s. lt' with the teon or more ol things thai hap|
the daily life of every woman. 1 aeai
up. and place in order everything
tended to. 1 rarel) take a nap during the da
K.I night'a Jeep ol eighl l.ours is amply sumcienl
7 p. m. -1 .line. M\ dinncr never in
am kind. nor liquor of an> leind. I drink nothing w
Scveral glasses ol milk dui
da . between meals, ia mj *ub titul After dinn. i I
the theai i an 1 work. When I have the thcatsr. 1