Every woman who loves a man lays
traps and snares for him; only, Mr
Man doesn't know it. He thinks all
the time that it is he who is doing
the courting. That is the woman's
art in courtship."
"But, Miss Wagner," asked the
Mere Man interviewing her, "don't
you think there would be fewer old
. maids, that the race in general would
be benefitted, if women proposed?"
"Perhaps. However, I'm not con
vinced. Men would accept women
more through compassion than
through love. T"hey would be sorry
for women. They woujday, "Yes,
my dear, ITLbe yours,' and six months
later the romance would go to smash
in the divorce court."
"Now, Miss Wagner, as to the mat
ter of eugenics: Don't you think bet
ter babies would result if women
were more inclined to take advantage
of their Leap Year privileges?'
"No. If women would pick out
big, physically perfect men, yes; but
they won't. They're just silly enough
to choose these frivolous, fashion
plate creatures, with nothing in then
heads, who cramp their forms inta
skinny-tight clothes my goodness,
eugenics don't make perfect babies!
Love makes perfect babies.
"I cant conceive of any woman
proposing in seriousness to a man.
To me, the thought, even, is humil
iating. No, it's too silly to be hu
miliating. Leap Year is a joke, that's
all I don't think any woman ever
could take it seriously. It furnishes
a lot of entertainment, albeit at the
expense of womankind.
"No Leap Year proposals for me.
The man who gets me win have to
put the question himself."
"Have you any false teeth for
sale?" inquired a customer at Jacob
Leedon's second-hand store in Belle
fontaine, 0. Leedon remembered he
had a set of teeth in stock that he
had kept for twelve years. The teeth
were brought out and suited the customer.
I WOMAN OF FAR EAST CHARMING
I' ' I
' tf flflA4EABIX7L BEY
Prom far away Constantinople
comes the woman who is called the
"most charming hostess in Washing
ton" Mme. Abdul Hessein Bey, wife
of fhe Turkish charge d' affairs.
JUST A WORD ON NEW STYLES
Have your all-white suit ready for
June. It's to be a summer of white.
Tailored suits in white broadcloth,
gaberdine and serge and silk are a
Palm Beach fad. What Palm Beach
wears in winter, just ordinary folks
wear in summer, you know.
Printed silk which brings to mind
the foulards of a day gone by are
again in fashion's favor. Many of the
early spring and summer gowns are
being made of these flower sprayed
It's a rare tailored gown that isn't
fluffed and frilled with ruffs and cuffs
of sheer organdie, maline or silk,
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