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out every night which is some
.Broadway record for this season!
The Berlin music does as much, un
doubtedly, as the galaxy of headliners
to make "Watch Your Step" a big
success. This is the first time the
noted young syncopation specialist
has furnished the full score of an
evening's entertainment, and he has
done a great job. Tb.ercare-'fully 20
swingy, catchy melodies," most of
them ragtime, and they'Serve t6 knit
the rather vaudevilly performance to
gether into a most agreeable musical
The dancing of the'jCastles has
lost none of its whirlwind "grace, and
Vertion .iS1--doing some acrobatic
stunts, including a hard fall, that
make one think some of -his fragile
bones-will Burely cracks Tfnney, just
back from Europe, is in better form
than ever and isthe big laugh-getter
of the performance.
The other people whom Dillingham
has kidnapped -from the two-a-day
have new and pleasing songs and
dances, and the piece 'is quipped
with a hatt'dsome' chorus, gorgeous
ly costumed.- '
DON'T ENVY THE WELL-DRESSED' GIRL; DON'T
JUDGE HER BY HER CLOTHES
BY IDAH M 'CLONE GIBSON
Another letter written on fiife same
subject, but from., a different point
of view, is from a girl who writes:
"I think, Mrs. Gibson, you should
say something to 'those girls who
spend all the money they, nave on
their backs. , .,
"In our office is a eirl who evident
ly does. not have to pay board, fory
although I know she. gets tne same
salary that I do, she- wears dresses
that cost-three. times tjie amount of
"Of course, with her prettyrdainty
frills, which I must say, are7 modest
enough, she is the prettiest girl in the
office, for you know that 'fine leath
ers make fine birds.'
"All the boys are crazy about her,
and I've even seen the boss' eye light
up with pleasure when she comes
into the room Don't you think a
girl like this should be niade to un
derstand that she is setting a very
"I have even heard some of the
girls say,. 'Who pays for her finery?' J"
I want to tell this writer that in
this free country it is impossible to
make every one conform to our own
ideas of, dressing, speech or action.
Neither can we tell any girl how she
shall Bpend Her money. Of course, -it
is unfortunate that some girls
have more calls upon their resources
than Sthers, but. I do pot think that
.any one has a right to tell a friend
or an acquaintance that anything she
is wearing -Is not in good taste.
Taste is only a matter of - opinion
and I am almost sure that the girl
who has.written me this letter is only
envious of her office companion.
PLAN PftAYER T5AV IN THE
KAISER?S ARMY '
Amdterdamr Dec. 21. The bishops
and archbishops of Germany have
ordered.-Jan. 10 shall be observed
,a8 a day of prayer and. repentance
In the kaiser's army, according to a
Cologne dispatch to-the Nieuwa Rot
terdamsche Courant today..
"A; woman has to give up a great
deal after she gets married," sighed
"A man does nothing else but give
up after be getsmarried," replied Mr.
Gafeb. Cincinnati Enquirer.-
, o o
Eastern papers speculating: why a
-woman WILL put her money under
the corner of a carpet. Only guess
work on our part, but perhaps it's
because when she wants to use the
money it doesn't take 60 days to grab
it from beneath the rug.