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age is always a mark of good breed
ing.. A man never offers his hand first
to a lady, but he should be qi'ick to
respond if here is outstretched.
When greeting mothers-and daugh
ters one should be particular to greet
the mother first. Also, one should
ignore all others "until she hrs greet
ed her hostess.
Nothing is worse taste than two
women kissing each other in public.
It has been held up to derision by
the jokesmith for ages.
Men in public elevators are not
supposed to take off their hats, but
in places like the halls and eleva
tors of hotels their hats should al
ways be held in their hands.
A well-mannered girl never acts
in such a way that she calls the
attention of strangers to herself. She
neither laughs nor talks loudly and,
above all else, she never allows any
stranger to think she is unduly in
terested in him.
BABY THROWN AT MAN'S FEET
An unusual scene took place in.
Judge Kearns' courtroom yesterday
when a mother threw her five-weeks'-old
baby at the feet of .man
she charged with being the father.
And, with a to..ch of real manhood,
the man, who was putting up a court
fight to prove the child was not his,
reached down tenderly for the baby
and said he would care for it always.
The woman was Miss Weromiska
Koterabski. She had Prank Adam
owski arrested on a paternity charge.
The man strongly protested his inno
cence. Yesterday the girl was seated with
her aunt in a corner of the court
room. The baby, wrapped in a shawl,
was on her knee. Suddenly she
prose, walked over to the accused
man and tossed the baby at his feet.
She picked up the shawl and walked
out of the court.
The -man said he would hire a
housekeeper and raise the child.
LEARNING TO THINK IS IMPORTANT'
In her lectures Mrs. Pankhurst tells how a high official in her country,
convicted by clear evidence of having assaulted six young girls, received by
way of sentence a ten or imprisonment not a minute linger than was
pronounced upon herself for venturing at the portal of parliament to offer
to the prime rainis-ter a petition praying for votes for women.
There was this difference in the execution of the sentence, though:
The man was allowed to live at ease in a sumptuously fuii'3iT3u rotom, to re
ceive visitors and to bo a ( risoner i.i na-ne only. The i.jman was kept in a
cell in solitary confinement.
As the result of very mauy instance:; of discrimination like thlo, and
after the failure of peaceful means to secure redress, the militants decided
to try revolutionary tactics, as our grandsires did, as the oppressed often
have to do before they can get a hearing.
So they broke window panes, mussed up some golf links and set some
All very wrong, of course, and to contented Americans quite incompre
hensible. And still not nearly as deadly as revolutionary tactics usually are.
Only drastic enough to shock the world into wondering what all the bother
Also to cause dozens to think where one had thought before. It's the
thinking, not the window smashing, which counts. Happy the beople which
can think without being caused to think.
She But, Jack dear, fancy com
ing in such shabby clothes to ask
papa's consent. He That's all right;
I once had a 'new suit ruined.
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