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wilLshe set a new fashion by here
lecuon of a maid?
The president's wife, being of
southern birth and having been
brought up by a negro "mammy,"
has never forsaken-the dusky
One of the few witnesses of her
marriage was her negro "mammy,"
who dressed her for the wedding.
Will society take the tip?
EX-WIFE OF AMERICAN, DIAMOND
KING WEDS MOVIE STAR
Her jump from the stage to film
land has resulted In her marriage to
John Dean, a prominent moving pic
ture actor. Fanny Ward once was
the wife of Joseph Lewis, famous
Washington. Government appro
priations aggregating $1,200,000 for
improving Long Beach and Los An
geles harbors recommended to con
gress by army board of engineers.
Noted women differ aout
leap year proposals
"It's all right for girls to pro
pose; girls ought to-do anything
they can get away with." Miss
Lucille Pugh, Woman Lawyer.
"Proposals by young wbmen
are all wrong; the Americarj girl
wants to be won and the Ameri
can youhg man likes to win her."
Mrs. Julian Heath, President
of the Housewives' League.
New York, Jan. 5. It's all right,
boys. Cherished singleness will not
be endangered by American girls,
even though it is leap year. Two
New York women leaders today
agreed on that point, though they
differed on the propriety of leap-year
Mrs. Julian Heath, president of the
Housewives' league, and Miss Lucille
Pugh, comely young attorney and
suffragist, discussed the leap year
question in interviews with the
"I hope leapyear proposals will not
become the fashion," said Mrs.
Heath. "I -don't believe they are na
tural and I'm afraid they would be
terribly embarrassing to the young
men. I cannot believe American girls
will ever do the proposing."
"Do you believe a proposal by a
young woman to be improper?" Mrs.
Heath was asked.
"Highly improper; utterly out of
the question. The American girl, you
know, wants to be won; she doesn't
think of winning a husband. And the
American young man is mighty glad
to win her."
Miss Pugh couldn't see any im- -propriety
in young women's propo
sals. "I believe a girl ought' to embrace
every er opportunity she can,"
said Miss Pugh. "It's not improper
at all. A girl ought to do anything
she can get away with." ,
Gov. Dunne inspected state char
itable" institutions in Chicago.