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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 06, 1912, Image 19

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THE GENTLE LADY OF SKIBO THE LAIRD'S MOST
WONDERFUL WOMAN
A woman whose first thought
is always of her husband arid
child; a sweet, quiet, motherly
woman; a home lover, unspoiled
by fabulous riches
Such a woman is Mrs. Andrew
Carnegie, lauded by her husband
as the wife ideal.
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Able to wear the most gorgeous
gowns the world can afford, she
dresses simply; able to mingle in
the highest society in America,
and with royalty in Europe, she
clings to her home and a few
friends.
In the earlier years of her mar
ried life, when Andrew vCarnegie
was laying the foundations of his
great fortunes, Mrs. Carnegie at
tended public functions with him
and was always by his side o
counsel him.
But in these latter years Mrs.
Carnegie has retired to the se-
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elusion of her beautiful Fifth av
mansion. Her daughter, MarT
garet, now 15, engrosses th5
mother's attention and is her besfi '
companion. They are always to
gether. An army of servants take care
of Skibo Castle in Scotland aridf
the Fifth av. mansion. Yet Mrsp
Carnegie keeps in intimate touc$
with every detail of her -household
affairs. t
Carnegie's wife has 'always
been his "silent partner." He has
never negotiated a big business
deal without her approval. Theyb
tell how once, when called upoitf

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