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'yS" !"' jf
agents for the, United Statesrcpmmis
siotf on industrialTelations.
"Thrift as. 4. nalidnal ideal," says4
Miss Sumrfer4 "willnhave to have itff,
inception irthernonje-. It will have to,
be taught 'at the' mother's knee be
fore it can become a principle of
WHEN IT'S ALIMONY OR
COIN, SAYS LADY
.American .living, -The-American wo
man Has never learned it.' The Euro
pean woman knows arid practices it,
lnstlnctivelyf.fQr it has become irfher
rent in' her "after generations of
frugal-Trying rleople haye" gone be
ANTI-FAT, ME FQR THE
' Brooklyn, W. Y. John Schmidt,'
Brooklyn-cptton' merchant, bought
his wife"abirthday present the other
day. ., It A:6st him $9,000.75 the,
$9,000 is for alimony and the75cejits
for a bottle of anti-fat
A bottle of lilllanrussell stuffv guar
anteed to keep-the figgur sylplike and
willowy, seemed, to be Mr-ISchmiflt's
' notion of a. nice little gift for "wife."
He incidentally ridded the suggestion
WHAT DO. YOU MEAN BY COAT
v " BUTTONS?
As the man who wears a frock
coat neverfcears a sword, there's no.
gopd reason why he should have
rows of buttons" at the back of bis
coat. It was" different in the days'
when "knighthood was in flower" and
every gentleman of the frock-coat
class .carrjed a rapier the buttons
wjere placed pn his yelret cloak, to
that if. she lo&ther waistline she'd
surely lose his love. Mrs. Schmidt is
fair, somewhat pastvforty and more
interested in. Mexican war oiews than
in the beauty page. Anyway, she ex
pected .a pair pf lace curtaips for a
pirthday presenti Slo-she took friend
husband and-heV-trou'b'les'into court,
and the'JJua'ge opined thatf'a lady's
figure' is, her own affair, ard anti-fat
is no fi( present to offer a.wife on her
birthday, , m "
hold hs sword belt in .place.' Sword
belts ent out of fashion ofoaks gave
waytq CQats, but the" tailor of today,
as well'as. thg tailor of centuries ago,
ornaments the back of every frock
or cutaway coat" with a double row
It takes surflrght about 8'2v minutes
to' reach us, the liht pf the neaiest
Star 4 years avd 4 months.