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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1012.
Mrs. Wickersham Hostess
At a Luncheon Today
Julia Murdock Tells of the Success of Mile. Genee
From the Time She Made Her Debut As a Da.xer
For The Times' Children
Just Before It's Bedtime
SOCIETY HRONICLES jjjj
?H& ; s.sr '
MISS ETHEL NOYES,
Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank B.
Noyes, of Chicago and Washington.
Mls rthcl Nojo. duughtir of Mr.
and Mrs. Krank B .So) is, will occom
puny her sister. Miss I'runcii Nojcs, to
New Haven, Conn, tomoirovv to Join a
party at the Yu.i-llarvard game. Miss
Noyes will not huve a cumins1 out pail
this season as hud bien pUnntd on
account of mourning In the family.
The board of manugcrs of Neighbor
hood House will t,lve an old-fasli.oned
afternoon tea at ITU N strut southwest,
on Saturdaj, from 2 to 0 o clock, when
Mrs. Hcnncn Jinnliiss. Mrs John C.
Fremont, Mrs Walur TULkcrmun, Miss
Qlllctt, Miss blibirt. Mrs ChurleB J.
Bell, Mrs Adoiph Khun, und others on
the board will ncelvc, and a number
of charming Klrls. huds of this season
und last, will serve U.i. The latui
group Includes Mies Lllzabcth Noes,
Miss Iluth Lamer, and M.ss Huth Uliss.
Unlike most In nations to Neighbor
hood liouse, the Ua Is without money
and without prlvc, and is given to In
terest Washington pioale In general In
the work of the Inutiatr.al classes who
will place on sale for Christmas many
tinoiitltttl ii.iiim. ,il th.lr VV II iililllllCi .11 1.
Tcu will be servtd b the tooking ciuss. j
Tneie are a numbir ot tar lines mar'
Nelgiibornood House, and 'third street
Xrom Pcnnslania uenuo unords tho
best carr.age and automobile routo.
Miss Margaret Southerland, daughter
of Rear Aumlral U. II II Southerland,
U. S. N., now stationed on the Pacific
coast, will come to Washington to spend
the Lenten season, at which time a
number ot dinner parties, a form ot en
tertainment not barred In Lent, will be
given In her honor
Rear Admiral Richardson Clover, U.
B. N, and Mrs Cloer will gie a din
ner dance for their daughter. Miss Eu
dora Clover, during Christmas week,
when a numbir of last season's debu
tantes will be In the eomuan.
Mrs. Marshall Meld has arrived In
Washington after spending tho summer
abroad, and has tuken osscsslon of the
residence In Sixteenth street which she
leased and which has been enlarged
during her ubsenee.
MIbs Josephine .M.ion, one of the
bridesmaids for MIs Alice Boutell,
whose marriage to John Brook Ladd,
of Boston, takes pluee on Thanksgiv
ing Day, entertained the bride-elect and
her attendants ut luncheon toduj. The
table was charmingly decorated In yel
low and as a soutunlr of the occasion,
the place eiirds were tln lads (Ladds)
thus furnishing a decoration, souen!r
and a cunning play on the bridegroom's
name, ull In one.
Tho guests were Mrs. Roger Boutell.
matron of honor, Miss Constunce An
derson, of Cunadi, maid of honor; Miss
Amelia Ladd, of Boston; Miss Mary
Bourno, of Mulne; Mlsa Prances Web
ster. Miss Margaret Worthlnglpn. Miss
Catherine Ilolbrouk, Miss Eleanor Mur
ray, who with the joung hostess form
the wedding part), und Miss Julia Ma
son Mr. and Mrs Uahson H Ladd, Miss
Alice Ladd, and Miss Amelia Ladd, of
Boston, parents and sisters of Mr. Ladd
arrived In Washington last evening ac
companied bj. Miss Mary Bourne, of
Maine, u cousin of Miss Boutell. Miss
Bourno and Mls Atnell i Ladd will ba
among the brldesm UiIh at the wedding.
Miss Kalherlne Holbrok, who will bo
n bridesmaid, will entertain the mem
bers of the bridal parts ut a card plfrty
Saturday afternoon and un Monday aft
ernoon Miss Margaret Worthlngton, an
other of the bride's nttendunts will be
hostess at Hn Informal tea. On Friday
evening Colter Wells wl entertain at
n theater patry at the Belasco In com
pllmcnt to Miss Boutell and Mr. Ladd.
and on Monduy eenlng tho bridal party
will attend the dtneo which Miss Tran
ces Efflnger Is giving at Rauschcr's.
Senator Henry Cabot Lodge will en
tertain at a ball this ienlinr In noston
at tho Copley Plan Hotel to Introduco
his granddaughter, Miss Constunce
Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Au
?.Hat ?: Gardner Later In the season
Mlsa Gardner will come to Washing
ton. - -Miss
Mary Lee 1'leming, who will bo
among tho debutantes of the winter,
will entertain luforinallj ut tea this af
ternoon ut her residence In -)omlnff
avenue, when her guests will be a
number of the eh u who will muko their
lnltlul bow this season,
Mrs. Burton Harrison has taken an
apartment at tho Hotel Powhatan for
Mrs. Wickersham, who Is establish
Ing a rare precedent for hospitality In
the homo of tho Attorney General, and
laying snares for tho woman who must
follow her with the Incoming Adminis
tration, entertained at the second of her
series of early season luncheons today.
Last week, Mrs. Dryco was her guest
of honor und today the party whe en
joyed her hospitality were Madame
Loudon, wife of the Netherlands min
ister; Mrs. Charles Nagcl, wife of tho
Secretary of Commerce and Labor:
Countess do Chambrun, wife of tho
rronch yllltarv attache; Mm. Thomaa
W, Symons, Mrs.' Raton Jenkins, Mrs.
Hunt Slater, Mrs Ten Eyck Wen
del, Mrs. William Collins Herron.
Mrs. Walter H. Oherardl, Mrs.
Spencer Cosby, Mrs. A. Garrison Mc
Cllrvtonk, Mrs William Holland Wltmcr,
Mrs. A. Gordon Cummlng. Miss Lee,
and Miss Mawry.
The President and Mrs. Taft occupied
the Presidential box at tho Columbia
Theater last evening With them were
Mrs. Thomas Laughlln, Captain Little.
U, S. A , and Lieutenant Rockwell,
U. 8. A.
This morning Mrs Taft spent several
hours shopping In r street. She walked
and waa unaccompanied.
President Taft will attend the mar
rlago of Miss Laura Mcrrlam and James
P. Curtis, which will tako mace on No
vember 2G On account of the recent
death of the brldc-elcct's grandfather .
many of tho brilliant features which
would' otherwise havo attended this
wedding have been omitted, and no (
formal Invitations have been sent out. j
Howccr. with the President and the I
a.rr.mrv of the Treasury and Mrs.
MacVcagh, and a few other people from
official life, in addition to tho family
circle, tho event will be relieved of all
Mrs. John Wheelwright, of Boston,
sister of Miss Mcrrlam, will arrive here
Lieut. Ouy Wilkinson Stuart Castle.
U. S. N., whoso marriage to Miss Har
riet Addison IJayne takes place Wed-,!-,
afternoon, entertained at his
1 lafet .bachelor dinner last eenlng In the
officers' mess at me. r.avai atokim.
His gttsta Included his best man and
ushers, members of his class and a
number of the officers at the Academy.
Ccvers were laid for fifty.
Tomonow Miss Marguerite Williams,
duughter of the Rev. Richard. 1'. Wil
liams and Mrs. Williams, will entertain
at a luncheon at her home In N street
In complin ent to Mist Uayne and
her attendants, and on Monday evening
Dr. Krank Anderson, V. S N , and Mrs.
.Anderson, fennerly of Annapolis, will
be hosts at a dinner followed by danc
Ing at tho Chevy Chase Club for Miss
Pnno and Lieutenant Castle and their
On Tuesday evening Miss Valerie
Padelford, who will be a bridesmaid for
Mies Bane. will entertain at a dinner
at Rauschcr's for the bridal party.
Miss Margaret Wilson, daughter of
tho President-elect and Mrs Wilson,
will bo umong the bride's attendants
at the marrluge of Miss Marguerite
Ashley Short and Thomas Garnett
Tabb. which takes place today In St.
James' Episcopal Church. Wilming
ton. N. C.
Again the house at 2000 G streot
will be a rendezvous of Democratic
statesmen, for It has been purchaaccd
by Congressman Oscar W, Under
wood, the majority leader of the
House. It Is the famous old place on
the southwest corner of G and Twen
tieth streets, and Its lust occupant
was Major Archbald Butt, who lost
his life on the Ill-fated Titanic. It
Is a splendid old-fashioned mansion
In the neighborhood of the Nether
lands legation and the old Fuller
place, now the Washington residence
of Mrs. Copley Thaw, and Is excel
lentl planned for entertaining.
Twenty jears ngo It was occupied by
Albert A Wilson, who was United
States marshal for tho District, under
Congressman and Mrs Underwood,
who have figured prominently In
Washington society In the past, will
be umong the official leaders with
the change of the Administration,
and they will entertain elaborately
Ralf Bey. counselor and secretary of
tho Turkish embassy here, has recelod
Instructions to go to London, to take up
permanent duties with the embassy
there. He Is a clever young diplomat of
many attainments, and, while the trou
bled condition caused by the change of
government In his own country has pre
vented him taking an active part In
social Washington, he will bo missed.
Ralf Bey's transfer takes place at once,
und he will leaVe Washington on Satur
day. II. DJevd Boy, who will succeed Ralf
Bev as counselor here, Is now counselor
of the embassy In London.
The German Ambassador and Coun
tess on Bernstorff have Issued Invita
tions for two dinner parties next week,
the first on Tuesday and the last on
Mrs. Mackay-Smlth and the Misses
Mackay-Smlth have arrived In Wash
ington for the season, and opened their
house at 1320 Sixteenth street.
Mrs Henry C. Jcwctt, wife of Cap
tain Jewett, U. S. A., will be hostess at
an Informal tea for young people this
afternoon, at tho Washington Barracks,
In compliment to Miss Kalherlne Till
man, daughter of Col Samuel II. Till
man, U. S. A., retired, and Mrs. Till
man. Autumn foliage and clusters of vari
colored chrjsanthemums will adorn the
house for the occnslon
u rs Burr, wife of Lieut. Col. Edward
Hurr, V. S A , und Mrs Lynn F, Hor
ner, of West Virginia, will preside at
the teu table.
Mr. and Mrs. Edson Bradley returned
from New York today, where they went
on Monday la attend the ppcxm
Comes to the Columbia in
Tor thoso who do not care for the
dance which interprets music, who see
nothing particular In the Russian
ballet, and' for whom tho danse clas
slque has no special meaning, the
forthcoming visit of Adeline Genco, tho
famous Danish dancer, with Alex
ander Vollnln und a company number
ing forty people, together with a sjm
phony orchestra of proportion, means
nothing, but to those who worship the
"poetry of motion," If I may bo pardon
ed a trite phrase; who are weary of
the Runny Hugs, tho Turkey Trots, tho
Apaches, and nil tho rest of tho con
tortions that mar the dance, It Is In
teresting to note that his spritcllko
creature Is to be seen tomorrow after
noon in the Columbia Theater In a rep
ertoire of dances.
Adeline Gcnee has a repertotio that
gles her ample opportunity to Im
prove upon the excellent results she
has attained heretofore. Sho has an
absolutely new production written by
herself, and Interpreted by the com
pany with which sho wan surrounded
herself. She has long had In mind the
Idea which she Is now going to carry
out, but In the past has been unablu
for many reasons to present the novel
ties she has arranged. Operas whlLh
hac never been associated with the
art of dancing hau been adapted b
Mile, Genee to her own Interpretation,
and with the assistance of her bjm
phony orchestra, her own BCenory, her
own costumes, and her own company,
the production wilt bo one of the must
stupendous et undertaken.
History of Dance
Written By Genee.
According to Mile Gcnec's book,
which she herself has written, tho nls
tory ot the dance dates track to time
Immemorial. She has traced Its his
tory from the year 1710; has Btudled In
every detail the dee!opment of that
art, und has embodied In her reper
toire that which she has found most
artistic and historically aluable. Her
new work Is on a scalo entirely differ
ent from uny that she has presented In
the pas'. anl1 promises to far cxeced
her former representations. In dancing
the operaB, for Instance, Mile. Gcnee
will present them in their entirety.
They are usually cut by dancers who
aro unable to lllustrato tho most tllffi
On her program tomorrow the beauti
ful "Robert le Diablo" divertissement,
adapted from the Meserbeer opera, will
be given. Tho story told by the opera
Pe-son I Motion
the marriage ot Miss Mary Glenn
Wells, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
ward J. Wells, to Robert Anthony Jon
scher took place last evening at 8-15
o'clock In St. Mark's Episcopal Church,
the rector, the Rev. C. It. Stetson, offi
ciating In the presence of a largo gath
ering of relatives and friends.
Autumn leaes, palms and quantities
of white chrysanthemums, roses and
lilies adorned the church and the wed
ding music was plaved by Mr. Bal
llnger. The bride, who was escorted and given
In marriage by her father, wore a hand
some gown of white charmeuse trimmed
with thread lace. Her long tulle veil
was arranged with orange blossoms and
she carried a shower bouquet ot white
orchids and lilies of the valley. A dia
mond brooch, the bridegroom's gift, a8
the bride's only ornament.
Miss Haxel Wells, who was her sin
ter's maid of honor, wore a gown of
yellow charmeuse veiled In embroidered
marquisette and she carried a houquot
of yellow chrjsanthemums
Miss Marie McGraln and Miss Addle
Jonscher, the latter a sister of the bride
groom, were tho bridesmaids. Miss Mc
Graln wore pale blue charmeuse and
Miss Jonscher wore pink charmeuse.
They carried clusters of pink chrjsan
themumB and wore hats similar to the
one worn by tho maid of honor, which
were of white silk beaver faced with
black velvet and trimmed with u white
feather band and pink roses.
C. W. Witts was best man for Mr.
Jonscher and tho ushers were C. E
Hall and Edward J. Wells. Jr., brother
of tho bride.
An Informal reception followed the
wedding In the home of the bride's
parents, at 133 C street southeast
Later In the evening. Mr. and Mrs
Jonscher left Wushlngton for a wed
ding trip, und upon their return will be
at home after January 1, at tho Gains
boro Mrs. Jonscher truvcled In a
suit of dark bluo cloth with u hat of
the same shade.
Among tho guests were Senator and
Mrs. Clark, of Wjomlng, Mr. and Mrs
Victor Butler, Mr. and Mrs Simons,
and Miss Georgia and Miss Edna Si
mons, and Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton, of
Miss rrances Beardslcy Clark, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Brayton
Clark, of Chicago and Washington, was
married to Frederick Leonard Devernux,
last evening. The wedding ceremon),
which was performed by tho Rev. Wal
ter r. Drum, of Woodstock, Md , In
the parlors of tho Hamilton Hotel, at
9 o'clock, wub attended by u largo
gathering of relatives and friends
Palms, autumn foliage and quantities
of pink chrysanthemums and loses
adorned the rooms tor the occasion and
the wedding muslo was played liy u
The bride, who was escorted and glv
en In marriage by her father, norj a
beautiful gown of white chnrmetiio
made with a full court train and
trimmed on the bodice with rose point
In co. Her long tulle veil was arranged
In a cap effect with orange blossoms
and she carried a shower bouquet of
lilies of the valley.
Mlas Cornelia Mercer Smith, who waa
It&Q maid ft honor, wpn pale blue.
If J j " Si vi j. V Cv it MlBA
i jp Jvk v wt7?' .m
MISS ADELINE GENEE.
Is of Rcrtram, an cll spirit, doomed
to wander the eirth. It leads Robert,
Duke of Normandy, his Illegitimate con,
.who Is an exile, Into Mclly, where he Is
affianced to Isabella, the King a daugh
The marriage Is prccnted, and Rob
ert, persuaded by Bertram, wUhes to
try black muglc to restore his brldo to
him. Bertram leads him to a ruined
cloister, where he resuscitates tho nuns
They try to seduce him b wine, by
play, and by loe. In thu last Helena,
chirrncuse with shadow laeo on the
bodice und sleeves und curried an mm
ful of Bridesmaid roses
The brldesmulds. Miss Florence .ve
lyn Pomeroy. of Utlca, N. Y. und Mlm
Elizabeth PennocK sniun, -
.. nl.iL- nfinl mCLiPC Kun"
ion, worn iiiir - ..i ,i
trimmed with snadow laco and cairled
....,.- ,-,.. -., win nf S'i'W' ork,
l mmp jvkh ..... -was
the ben man for Mr. Uier.ux
and the ushers were John Fulifax
Slaln und Frank B Dccreux.
An Informal reception "-"
cddlng ceremony. Mrs. Clark, motner
of tho bride, who assisted In reccMng
. a lmnilsnmc gown or
ine gucsin, ,
gray brocaded crepe de chine trimmed
with silver lace, leaver in "i -
Mr. and Mrs. Dcvcrcux left Wabhlngton
for a wedding trip, tho latter traveling
In a suit of wisteria colored cloth with
a small black velvet nat inmme-u in
plumes of the wisteria shade. Mr. and
Mrs Decreux will resldo ut W Cler
ment uenue, New York city.
The marriage of Miss Ethel Louise
Ingram to William lloraco Snyder
took place last evening In the Metro
politan Presbjfrlan Church, the pus
tor, the Rev. Paul Hlckok. officiating,
In the presence of u large gathering
of relatives und friends.
Ti.. lfiriieu' niivtlt irv of Providence
Hospital will entertuln ut u linen shower
und tea this utternoon ut ..o noapiiui.
from 4 to 6 o clock. Mrs Charles r.
Murbury Is chairman of the committee
.nlnn.l T) A rVTtrtPn Htlil Mril
O'Brien announce the marriage of their
daughter. Miss Gertrude Kennedy
O'Brien, to James J. Murrav. The wed
ding took place Monda morning in hi.
rctcr's Catholic Church, the Rev. Ste
phen Morris officiating
Mrs. C. Ernest Coililiower. jr. sister
of the bride, was the mation of honor,
and Huch Murruy was best man for
A wedding breakfast at tno home or
tho brldo s parents In B street nortseast,
followed tho wedding ceremony, and
later Mr. and Mrs Murray left Wash
ington for Philadelphia und New York
in.. ni mhr ir. ihpv will be at home
at tho Marlon, Twentieth und II streets.
ivtr ,,mt m T. llenrv Wunlman an
nounce tho murrlagc of their duughter.
Miss Edythe wuramun, 10 viuxuuuer
Herbert Ruhl, of Baltimore. The wed
ding took place Tuesday evening In tho
home ot the brldo's parents, the Rov.
Wallace Radcllffo officiating, und was
followed by a reception.
The bride's father gave her In mar
riage and she was attended hv her two
sisters, Mrs. Charles G. Koebrlch, and
Mrs. Henry Bailey Wurdmun us ma
trons of honor, and by Miss Ethel
Trowbridge and Miss Gracu Stonu
braker, of Baltimore, as maids of honor.
Harry Ruhl was his brother's best mun.
Mr and Mrs. Ruhl will rcsldo In Bal
timore. LOCAL MENTION
"Romeo and Juliet." 3 Reels Hand Col
01 ed, und
"A Protego of Undo Sum," : reels.
Try Our 3jc Regular Dinner t the
Uaobattao. 8U Sib U 17 &.
tho most bcuutlful of tin m, succeeds and
t,les him the oprt'fs branch a tulls
man by which he inn enter his brides
Cuamhir unchallenged This entually
happens, but oercome by Isibclla s
tears and npiHUls to his honor, he
breaks the talisman und Is nlznl by
the now awakentd soldiers
Mile. Genre will also dance "1a Ca
margo," a eourt ballet, which Illustrates
the story of little dincer from Brus
sels who became the rage at tho court
of Trance, and was made a court faor-
Seen in the Shops
In a certain Jeweler's establishment,
which Is on the north side of I" streit,
not ful from the corner of Elmenth tho
Shopper saw several noe!tles In the
way of gifts for women or children
which were all under C man of them
being Jl and under Afur clothing of
all kinds, books, bedroom accessories
and UBele's articles, the next thing to
give women Is Jewclr) This need not
necessarily bo expensive. In fuct the
less cxpivnslvo t Is, tho more Indication
that tho bujer be a person of excellent
Judgment, for small pieces such as are
used to pin neckwear, belts, etc., ure
constantly disappearing Into the great
unknown, no matter what precautions
ure taken to anchor them to tho body.
Tho Jewelry shop mentioned has somo
Inexpensive and dalnt gold filled and
sterling slher "friendship" pins to be
worn ut the neck or at the back of the
collar. Tho friendship circle. Is a thin
flat band of either gold filled, or of
sterling sllcr, plain or chased. Tho sllcr
nnu in uJ. and up and thu gold tilled
II und up
Tho tvlng of a hugo and bulky Knot
nt the buck of u joungstcrs neck Is
11 custom followed wherever napkins
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IB The only Baking Powder made IB I
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81 Madejrom Grapes 11 I $
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From Opera "Robert
lto. To her Is attributed the Introduc
tion of "Kntrcchat," tho crossing of tho
feet while springing In the air. In 1730.
Sho was a great faorltc In France,
where her great brilliance and her spon
taneous gaycty were alike admired, but
In her private llfo there was said to be
a touch of melancholy about her. Sho
lived to an old ugc, greatly admired and
Made Her Debut
When Only Nine.
Mile. Gcnev's career reads almost like
a romance. She was Just sixteen when
the Intendant of tho Rojal Opera House
at Berlin engaged her as the premlero
dunseuse, to succeed Ualbo, who was at
that time one of the most celebrated
danecrs In tho world. That took place
not so many years ago, either, as Genee
Is still In her twenties. This gifted girl
wns born In Denmark, and made her
debut when she was nlno years of age.
In Clirlstlanla, Norway, and her success
wus food for gossip throughout Scan
dauaia. It soon afterwards becamo
food for conversation all oer tho Euro
pean continent. Offers from many
opera houres wero received by the petlto
dancer's parents, and she was finally
tuken to Stettin, Germany, whee sho
appeared under the management of her
Then followed the exciting experience
of being enguged for Emperor William's
pet opera In the Prussian capital. In
Germany opera Is presented with the
ballet, as In Russia and seeral other
European countries, and Mile Genee
had a aricd and wonderful opportunity
to dance many of tho masterpieces
Sho participated In "William Tell,"
' Oberon," "Carmen," "Robert le Dl
able," and a scoro of others. Her grace,
no llthesoino und Irresistible, her Im
aglnttlon and magnetism were compell
ing In their never-ending charm. Care
was taken that nothing gross or mater
ial should touch her life, hhe wus
guarded like a princess, und much of
the homage shown to rojaltj was ex
leiidtd to her. At the conclusion of her
llirlln engagement, Genee spent a year
In Munich, then followed her appear
ance In the Empire Theater, London,
und her subsequent lslt to America.
Mile. Genee traels In a manner be
fitting roulty. hhc has her own prl
ate car. In which she expects to make,
'or the llrM time, a lslt to the Pacific
toast Her present tour includes nearly
ecry large elt In tho United States.
nro worn. Besides tho knot ut the
buck, the greater part of the napkin
Is so gathered up under tho chin that
It Is hird to even sec oer It, much
less find tho mouth through tho many
foldh. A bib clipper of silver, which Is
to be had at tho sumo jewelry shop on
1" street, not far from the corner of
Eleventh street Is only II, and solvis
the problem of comfort In this matter
Two e asps Just llko tlo clasps, arc
fastened together bj n chain half tho
length of the neckband Clasping each
end of the napkin from the buck, theio
Is no bulk) knot, und u smooth sur
face under tho chin.
Another attractive set of fasteners
for tho collar, ut tho samo establish
ment, are In the chape of small buckles,
In round and ovul effects, for II the
pair They are about one-half Inch
In diameter und are made of sterling
silver, and go.d-fllied. Even as cuff
links they are very senslblo and ap
propriate Larger buckles, for slippers,
are made of white metal In squaro
und round effects, set with brilliants
Some are made In bow-knots, and some
In octagonal shape, and are 1 75 tho
pair und up
Daughter But, papa, ho sas ho will
die If ho can't mnrrj me.
Father lhats all right, we'll foot tho
bill, a funeral Is a whole lot cheaper
than a wedding.
ONCE upon a time thero was a
Queen to whom tho stork
brought a little daughter.
Tho King, however, wanted
a llttlo son, and when the Queen saw
the llttlo girl sho was afraid to show it
to the King.
So sho took it to an old witch who
lived In a cave a long way inside u
mountain, and asked her to take care of i
her baby girl and bring It up to be a1
The witch was a very good witch, and
sho grew very fond of tho little girl.
She named her Stella and she taught
her to be a good girl as well as wise,
so that when Stella grew up she could
read tho fortunes of many people in the
Now, the Queen always visited the
witch once a year, for she loved her
baby and only gavo It up through fear
of doing her harm. When she saw how
beautiful Stella grew each year sho
tried to think of some way she could
hac her daughter near her and not
ha o tho King know It w as his daughter.
By and by the King grew old and he
was afraid tho stork would not bring
him a son, so he sent for a distant rela-
tlve who had a son and gave him a bag
of gold to let him adopt his Bon. Tho
relative consented and tho King mado
the son a Prince and his heir.
When tho Prince becamo a man the
King said to him one day: "I havo not
long to live and I want to see you set
tled In life before I die. Go out over
the country and find a wlfo who Is
suited to bo your Queen und ring her
So the Prince started out, but before
he left the castle the Queen said to him:
"Go to the mountain on the opnoslto
side of the woods from here and you
win nnd a cave, in this cave lives a
good witch and her daughter; tho
daughter can read our fate In the
stars; consult her; It may help you find
a wife "
The Queen thought If the Prince saw
the beautiful girl ho might fall In love
with her, so she hurried off to the cavo
herself b a shorter route, and took
with her a beautiful dress
"Put on this " sho told Stella; "the
Prince Is coming to ou to have his
fortune read In tho sturs. It Is fitting
that ou should be dressed properly to
recele him, but do not tell him I hao
Slellu promised she would not tell the
Prince of the Queen's visit, and then
she put on the dress. It was made of
sllcr and trimmed with gold lace, and
when Stella's hair fell over her shoul
ders In golden curls she was more beau
tiful than ever.
"He will surely fall In loe with her."
said the Queen, when she beheld her
daughter, but Stella did not know how
beautiful she was. because there was no
mirror In the cave, and sho hud never
been told of her beauty.
Bv and bv the Prince nnd hta .v-
ants came riding to the cave and called
tor tho witch and her daughter.
When ho beheld Stella he got off his
horse, and, taking oft his hat, he bent
low before her. "Can It be that you are j
the daughter of a witch?'" he asked
when they wero alone, "lou look more,
like the daughter of a King "
But Stella only blushed and hung her
head, she rcallv did not know what ho
meant, but to have a young and hand
some man speak to her was something
that had never happened before.
She found she was disappointed when
she began to read his fate, for the
stars told he he would marry a Klng'o
daughter and that he would not go far
to find her. The Prince had fallen In
love with Stella by this time, and when
ho heard what the stars held for him
he cried out: "Never will I marry the
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JlE COLLED FOR. THEYYITCH
AND HEB DAUGHTER;
King's daughter; I will make lou my
bride or no one. Come, we will go to
the King, and If he will not consent I
will go up my claim to the throne It
jou will be my wife."
"The stars never tell mo wrong," an
swered Stella. "It Is written that you
'" marry a princess, the daughter of
a klnS- a anil "nl her."
i uao lounu ner, repuea the
Prince. "You are a princess, even
though you aro the daughter ot a
Tho witch told her to go to the Klnr.
and so. with Stella seated on the horso
beside him. ho went back to the castle.
The Queen was watching from tie
hind her curtain, and when she aaw
Stella her heart leaped for Joys
Tho King was struck with Stella's
beaut j, but when he heard that she
was the daughter of a w'ltch he said
ho would not give his consent, and, al-
though the Prince pleaded that be
would not wed unless he could have
Stella for his wife, the old King was
firm and said no,
"Then ou can find some one else to
be King," replied the Prince. "I would
rather have Stella than all the throne!
In tho world" And he put her on his
horse and was about to ride away when
the Queen camo into the room.
"Wait," she said to the Prince, "I
have something to say. This girl U
the daughter of a King and Queen and
In cery way worthy to be our wife."
"Who Is she?" usked the King. "I
should be only too glad to have her
for a daughter If this be true."
"If ou had said that jears ago,"
said the Queen, "all this trouble could
hae been saed "
"What do jou mean?" asked the
"Stella Is jour daughter and mine,"
said the Queen, going to the girl and
putting her arms around her. "But jou
were so angry when the stork brought
a daughter 'nstead that I told jou sh
died, for fear jou might harm her. Sh
did not die, I took her to the witch and
asked her to care for her, und she did
This Is jour daughter."
The King took Stella In his arms ' I
havo been sorry many times since thai
I was dissatisfied with what the stork
brought to us," he sa d. "I am glad
you did not die, and I will try to mak
up In part for tho J ears jou have spent
away from us "
Tho King gave a big wedding for hli
daughter, and told ull the people that
he hud found her und a son us well
The old King lived for many J ears, ani
the Queen ulso, and the prnce and
princess were happj' ever after.
They did not forget tho princess' foster-mother,
the witch. She was given
a good home near tho castle, and th
princess went to sco her every day at
long as she lived.
Tomorrow's story; "Jack."
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