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EDUCATED GIRLS OF TO-DAY
ONE OF Till-. TYPE IS I'OltTKAYED IN
VARIOUS AVOCATIONS OF LU'K.
Tbo Well Developed Mind (lives A(Wumnn
u Keen Scnsu of tho Duties Jiictlin-
"cut Upon llcr nuil Sho Makes
a Labor of Lore Out
By the nineteenth century clrl la not
meant the foolish, lllppant girl who cares
only for dress ami tho Ilattery of others,
nor the too ultra Rlrl who Ions' to be like
ft man. Hut It means the honest, healthy
minded, strong-bodied girl with brains who
cares for the earnest side of Ufa and who
lias a purpose to fulfill.
In the llrst place she Is most probably a
college girl. At ony rato this article will
deal with her as such. No matter In what
rlnge of her college life she Is. She may
be et preparing. She may be a student In
college, or perhaps a graduate. At any rale
she Is the girl who has realized that a col
lege education she must have before any
thing else. She may be defeated by clr
cumstvnees or lack of means from carfylng
nut this education as far as she desired,
but the purpose to do It was there and that
very Intuition with its preliminary prepa
rations gives her character a stamp which
the girl who has nover even thought of
COing to college dots not possess,
NEVEK DONE GKOWING.
The girl who has made up her mind to go
to college can nover drift into that class
of girls "finished olf" at 18. She is never
tired of being educated. She Is not. In
fact, of ape, cither at IS or 21.
She Is never done growing. Like Harriet
Martlneau, who at to said she still clunk
to life because fche wanted to grow, age
has no horror for the college Ctrl, for sho
Is always young In spirit and never too
old to learn.
She has many and varied careers before
her, for, of course, she must have a career:
no nineteenth century college girl was ever
satisfied with anything else.
She stands for something real, and for
four years has applied her brain at relia-
uic similes, ai -., il sue lias iiul ijteii
her degree sooner, sho Is still fresher and
more interesting than the Rlrl who has
pent those precious growing years on
nothing but a cay whirl of society pleas
urea. Tho college girl in society Is the In
tellectual equal of many professional men,
ns well as of the college man himself. The
men who have been going to college and
universities Ions years beforo women ever
thought of such a thing are gradually flnd
irng for themsrilves companionship bon
camaradle among the college girls of to
day. There is a common ground for con
versation. These girls are no longer Just
the gay butterflies of the season, who talk
about nothing and vanish after a short
period. Nor are tho wlnga of the nineteenth
century girls any the less gay for their
contact with the fountains of learning.
Their beauty is quite as lovely after and
much less likely to fade.
So much for tho society colleg girl. She
exists. She does a dozen other things be
tides and docs them well.
IN THE PHOFESSIONS.
There are college girls who becomo pro
fessional women doctors of philosophy,
doctois of medicine, college piofessors,
presidents and deans, nurses, lawyers, ar
chitects and journalists.
The -mlucatiU girl is the real nineteenth
century alrl. Sho la s her foundations well
and builds character on solid material, and
this 1 now she does it: Sho studies Greek,
reads Plato and Sophocles, and the ancient
Greeks are her friends. Sho masters Greek
verbs and s'ntax and goes to Athens to
talk Greek with tho natives. Sho goes into
the fields of higher mathematics and com
petes with men and women in great the
ories ami calculations. She claims the
philosophers for her companions, and soars
In tha regions of the metaphysicians for
Iier dreamt. She enters boldly the fields
of science with her mlcroscopo and hei
knife. Her head Is level and her hand Is
tend. She reasons over tho science of
political economy, und with her woman's
Instinct prepares hersiif for chic and state
She reads poetry and prose, and can tell
you why Goethe wroto the second part of
his "Faust," Shakespeare, Milton, Shelley,
and Keats are her dear companions.
Goethe and Dante she adores. Sho
reads Matthew Arnold, Addison and Wal
ter l'aten, and alms to uso English ns pure
as theirs. Sire reads everything, In fact,
and weighs her results In the balance of
, MUSIC AND THE AHTS.
She loves music and art and Is a con
noisseur in all, to a certain extent. Sha
has a beauty loving soul and believes In nn
Intelligent und lluld mind towards every
thing. She does not dissipate her forces in
the lines in wnicn sue nas no talent be
yond an ordinal y intelligence which per
mits her to understand the genius of oth
ers. She believes in genius and knows there
aie fields for all to work in. Sha chooses
her specialty aud adheres conscientiously
Sho Is not only intellectual; she Is ath
letic. She knows that a healthy mind can
only glow In a healthy body. Sho goes In
for sporta. She swims, skates, rides horse
back and a bicycle; plays tennis and golf,
Sho belongs to walking clubs, Sho makes
u record In her gymnasium und la a lignt
hearted schoolgirl long be joint the allot
ted tin a of tho old-fashioned days,
She Is not a crank on the subject of dress
although sho dresses comfortably and sen.
slbly. She believes In tho artistic. Sha
thinks Inappronrlateness in dress as sell,
ous as In anything else. She believes that
bloomers have their proper place. Sha can
uppear "chlo" and stylish In lier tal
lor made gown. She can put on her boys'
football sweater and walklng shirt and go
on a skating park and be as charming ns
jou please. She can don her cap and gown
und deliver with ease a Greek oration or
earn' on a debate with the subtlety of a
.oiine l'orlla. She ran grace the daintiest
ball loom dress of lllmsy, Moating chiffon,
und fascinate the world, and through It
all be true, Tho best of her Is her hon
esty. There Is no sham, no false pretense.about
the real college girl. She wants the world
to know what she is, for she has started
with the idea of seeking the realities In lifo
und letting the petty deceptions go. Sha
does not depend on the external advantages
nature may have endowed her with as
her only trump card. She knows that thei
must be something from within which can
light up a beautiful or a plain face and
make them Indescribably alike.
Lastly, with all her new fields of thought
he has lost none of the true domestic,
home-loving Instincts. She Is a strong
home lover and builder, whether It be under
the parental roof or In partnership with
tho prince of her heart, or perhaps with
othtr pioneers In Individual home-making.
She believes strongly in homo life and
would make a, home for herself wherever
and however sha was situated. Marriage
la not necessary to home-making In her
mind, but tome Ufa U essential t Yry
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human being. With her influence there
would no longer be the lonely people In the
world without homes simply because they
In her mind friends can make their homes
together. The nineteenth century girl Is
point, to banish nltoi-ether tho traditional
loneliness of tho "old maid."
If she does marry, It Is for love. Not
slmplv to have a home of her own. for thnt
she can have without a man. Therefore,
her marriage Is based on Ideals it Is it mar.
rlagc of souls, a marriage of companionship
It is a fuller life for the fullness which
has gone before It. She is her husband's
companion and partner In all that he does,
for she can understand the intricacies of
business life and can ba helpmeet and a
Beyond nil this she is practical and her
college education has fitted her for tin
practical lira she must lead In the world.
The laws of chemistry and political econ
omy come to the rescue of all domestic dif
ficulties. She applies chemistry to her
cooking, and political economy to her ac
counts, and a certain colleKe girl has been
known to say that she can keep house with
her little linger and do It well and hao
time for a thousand other things. She has
so many short cuts for things. She knows
so many simplified ways nnd means, that
housekeeping Is a delight, not a burden.
She is often a professional woman and car
ries on her professional duties between the
housekeeping arrangements. A young mar
ried woman who is practicing medicine
lately said there was nothing more Ideal
fe"on marrled haPPHy and have a pro-
The nineteenth century college girl Is
X. r.hfib cr f;A nineteenth Century Girl
In Philadelphia Enquirer.
XIKIt MICYCLE feUIT."" "
And tho Itemler Slur Have Ono lake It If
This Ono Is bulled to Her Itrllucd Tuste.
r-thn!,.I$'e7 Tor,1- I-venlnt- Sun.
alio llrst day that seemed springlike "
a-iya a woman who owns a bicycle, "the
bloomer question popped up, and it's been
my constant companion ever since. Last
summer I said I would give up life Itself
before eepaiatlng from my skirts. Yet
when I wou d get my feet tangled up In
ES"lcPat rmlll?? anu" orn facings I wbu d
pray for enough common sense to make me
.vc ,.,, niui oi my laeuQious lueas. Now.
however, I happen to possess a stj le of bi
cycle that will not admit of the wearing of
slV.ta ,andt.nt ldst J'-e come face to face
with the bloomi-r nightmare. I've given
tho matter a great amount of study und
thoujht. and have In rancy conjured up nn
Ideal wheeling costumi-. I want bloomers
of corduroy. They will come Just below
the knees and will be simply full knicker
bockers. "Then I shall have a very trim, stylish,
tailor-made outfit, with long Jacket and
stunning skirt of walking length and heavy
plaited back. This skirt will open down the
side, the opening being concealed by a nar
row panel or revers. Then I will wear
lesther leggings and a plain little sailor
hat and a veil. When I ride I'll wear the
Jacket over a shirt wnlst and the Jacket will
be long enough to hide most of the knick
erbockers. Then I'll strap the skirt, neat
ly folded, of coure, to the handle bars, and
me moment i augut rrom my wheel I'll
hook my skirt around mn, and there I'll be
as nice and comfortablo as jou please, aud
protected from stares and the Jeers of
small boys. The question of color Is both
ersome, too, but I've argued away all hues
except brown nnd green, lllack shows the
dust and dark blue has been worn to
death. I think that brown corduroy bloom
ers with a brown and tan novelty suit will
make what ought to ba nearly perfect."
a si:.vsiiii,i; KErrvr.
Is What th I'rluee of AVales Made About
From tho New York Sunday Advertiser.
A char.icteilstic nnecdota was lately told
of the Princess of Wales, The princess,
as Is well known, while she maintains the
even, gentle tenor of her way, nover dictat
ing or Intel ferlng with others, always tac
itly casts her powerful lnlluence on the
sine of th domestic, quiet woman, showing
no sympathy In dress or actions with the
One evening not long aRo some of the
ladles of the court were discussing before
the princess the r.ict that some or the fash
ionable Englishwomen now openly smoke
clgaiettes ufler dinner. Arguments ror
and against the habit were advanced, but
tho princess remained silent.
At last ono of the ladles who was pres
ent, addressing her by the title which wom
en of rank only uso to tho queen and prin
cess, said: "What do you think of It? If
there be any pleasure or comfort In tobac
co, is it fair that the men should monopo
lize It? Do you believe It to be as corrupt
Int.- to the body and mind as Lady IJlank
says it is?"
The princess smiled, "I cannot deckle on
tho medical or moral bearings of tha ques
tion," sho said, gently, "but I have no
ticed that men who use tobacco to excess
always speak of themselves ns 'slaves to
the habit.' and declare that it is Impossible
to break away from it. I do not see why
women who are trying to emancipate them
selvea from customs which they declare
ar tyrannies, should voliintirlly put on a
oke which men llnd intolerable."
This was a new and shrewd view of tho
case, to which the advocates of cigarettes
could llnd no answer.
Dlscrlmlnata and Insist upon the beat,
rrlce's Cream Waking l'owder,
a dhi:ss.iiaici:k's model.
A Little of What Rhs thinks and Tfeara as
She l'la-s Her Little l'art In
"What do I earn? Why, about 5 a week
as a rule," said a girl In a fashionable
dressmnker's.who acts as a figure on which
uro tried the dllterent costumes likely to
"I haven't touched a needle since I found
that by putting on nnd off clothes I could
mako my livelihood, At the llrst place I
went to when looking for work, they said
I had tha right bust measure thirty-four
Inches and my shoulders had Just the
proper slant, and though my neck was Just
a little short.yet they would overlook that;
but I lacked Just halt art Inch of being tha
"Hut I got a situation hare, end In our
busy season I am constantly putting on
und putting off at least, having things put
on and taken off me and ' ou would hardly
believe how quickly that wears out my
"You ought to hear what some of tha
customers say about me. Just as though I
were deaf. Some who look as though they
had swallowed redhot poko.s complain that
I stoop dreadfully, when I am only holding
myself up as a lady ought, Soma say I ant
padded unduly, and my figure Isn't the
least bit natural, and now and then a. lady
customer will say that the bodices would
look bettar on tna If my neck wasn't sa
Of course, ther ra trua, many true Ur
dies who wouldn't disgrace themselves uy
such remarks, but one has to take good
and bad together, answer civilly, and look
smilingly at the custom. r when ono U feel
oimimtTi'.s littoM.K noons.
A ririiphln Description of These Onlrs of
I'aniill-ii liv ii Knii.ia city Young Lmly.
Tho following entertaining account is
from n paper written by .IIs Nannie
t'hnrles, nnd was llrst prepared for one of
Mrs. Klavel II. TlfTans's art evening:
What commonwealth of to-day would be
willing to sustain In luxury for twenty
jenrs an nrtlxl who would give In return
only a pair of bronze doors? Only? Yet,
when about t (27. they were lifted Into po
sition, nil Florence had a New Testament
to look upon. Fur Andrea l'lsnno hail
chosen scenes from the life of John the
llti'itlst for his early doors, and for these
northern gates, (Ihlbertl had chosen scenes
from the life of Christ, preceded by thu
"Annunelitlon," nnd followed by the "De
scent or the Holy Spirit," And In this
age, before tho art of printing had been
discovered, when only wealth had on Its
altnrs u manuscript of tho Gospels, what
a volume of love must the doors of Olil
bertl have been to the common people. All
could rend the language ho had written
there, for a great artist speaks not to a
few. Tho form which ho uses, while a true
reflection of nature, Is to him worth using
only for tho sake of Its meaning.
Of the twenty panels Into which the
artist had divided the doors, the "Annunci
ation" was by far the loveliest, the virgin
retiring Into n. covered porch from which
sha listens lo tho message of tho angel.
Helow these twenty groups wera eight
other panels, of the four evangelists and
thu four doctois of the early Lhurch, all
majestic, Impressive ligurts. The doors
are surrounded by a framework of leaves
and fruit ho beautifully sculptured that
Kuskln says they uie jet unrivaled. The
Florentines were o delighted with the
beauty Ghlbertl had accomplished that
they immediately asked him to prepare an
other set of doors to be hung at the east
side of tho biptlstery.
The pictorial beauty of these second
doors has made them so nollceahly a sub
ject of artistic lntei est that tho llrst doors
have not received the attention really due
them. While the panels of tho second
doors are veritable "pictures In bronze,"
the first set of subjects Is illustrated with
a marvelous power of treatment that has
not been surpassed. "Christ and Feter
Walking on the Water," "Christ and the
Money Changers," ylve not only tho in
tense reality of the living scene, but rorce
upon us the lesson of the story.
Tor his second commission, he divided
thu two doors Into ten panels, Illustrating
stories from the Old Testament. Ghlbertl
had learned tho sclenco of perspective from
Hrunelleschi and hastened to use it; aided
by a keen knowledge of the use of a com
bination of reliefs, he produced In the
dark, hard, unresponsive bronze, paintings;
grouping in one panel threo or four scenes
from one life; making all subservient to
and not In tho least detracting from the
one great story to bo told.
Uegltining with the creation, the central
idea Is the creation of Eve; the beautiful
figure upborne by angels from the side of
Adam as he sleeps before the Creator: In
the lower left hand corner Is the earlier
creation of Adam himself, ns God raises
him from the dust. Above, wo can see.
among the trees of the gnrden, Eve and
the stipeut, and across the upper central
portion of tlie picture comas the host from
tho glory above, with the avenging angel,
ns God calls to Adam nnd Eve. "Where
art thou? What Is this thnt thou hast
done?" We see their ernaMnii nnt nnli' ni
ii realization of the ono stoly, but sugges
tive of the cieatlon of millions. It Is not
only this man and woman who aro shut
from Paradise, but ourselves also. Tho
"Eve" is an embodiment of beauty and
purity, unconscious of anything but her
wreaior. j nn siuiessness ot laien Is within
our comprehension ns we look.
Ghlbertl brought again to light his first
trial cast, and used It as n model for a por
tion of n new puiel, making the vacrltlce
a side pictiue, liagar and Islunael In the
uesert witnin view, anu Auranam greeting
the angels at his tent door as the principal
In none of tlu angels or Ghlbertl do we
see a mere attendant, as In nenrly all or
the early masters. They are Intent upon
soma duty. Each one Is a living cieaturo,
with a meaning In his eslsfence. Tho an
gels hnve come to Abraham with a mes
sage. They have inturiupted a different
mission to pause and meet the "friend of
God." In the "Cieatlon" they do not kneel
In ndoiation, but assist In the work which
God has m ide. As Ghlbertl advances from
the "Creation of Eve." with the. story of
"Cain nnd Abel," "Noah," "Abraham."
tho greed of Jacob In defrauding his broth
er, tho magnificence of Egypt and the envy
of the men who could sell their rather's
favored son: the lnw given from heaven
nnd tho people murmuring In Idolatry he
low thn mountain; the nation marching
nb-uit the city with tho-e trumpets of such
(tremendous volco that God In heaven,
heard, and the foundations of Jericho's
walls trembled nnd foil: tho triumphal en
try Into Jerusalem of the bov harper who
chose the sharp stones for his sling and
had faith In tho Mighty King to strengthen
his nrm; to the meeting In splendor of Sol
omon and tho queen of Shrbn wa find that
Ghlbertl presents the angels In the eter
nities with God, nnd leaves men to do
their earthly work with the spiritual as
sistance that Is unseen savo In results.
The most frequent criticism upon Ghl
bertl's work Is upon that characteristic
CITY JOURNAL SUNDAY,
SOME OF THE
from which artists have prollt-d most:
that (ihlbertl used methods nnd produced
effects in bronze that properly belong only
upon the Inner border of these second
uoprs hf carved statuettes of prophets and
sybils; busts ot Florentine nrtlsts and dig
nltnrlos, his oivn nmong thorn. Show lug
In this, ns In the classical architecture of
his panels the trim spirit of the Itennls
saneo, the lovu of the antique and the love
I yviier nunoi tmy years or stuuv nnd
labor, Ghlbertl. tin- old man of 70 years.
sees lined lino position the last of the
four doors which he, n outh of Si, lmd
let In the baptismal procession from tho
streets of Florence, beautiful In itself, nnd
far more beautiful from association with
the literature and art of nil the passing
ages. Those gates
"So mnrvelously wrought
Thnt they might servo to bo the gates of
aye, have been to many souls, And if
we, an we stand before them, nre able to
trace In their roble henuty but one of the
letters In the name of the Almighty which
tho sculptor carved there, we shall feel
the light of heaven In nature nnd In art
streaming from behind these henvv doors,
and Illumining the past ot history, the pros,
ent of tho Gospel nnd the future of the
kingdom. NANNIE CHARLES.
WITH ALL HIS WOKLDLY GOODS.
Hut In This Case That Constituted No Great
"I shall never forRct," said nn old cler
gyman, recently, "the first marriage cere
mony t ever pel formed. I was newly or
dained and newly married and was on my
own wedding Journey in the Southern
states. Wo had stoppnl to visit some rela
tives of mv- wife, when one of the serv
ants, learning that I was a clcrgymin,
thought 11 a good opportunity for wedding
the man of her choice.
"The service was to be performed nt the
residence of the groom, a tlnv cnbln not
far awav from the house, nnd my young
wife, with a bevy ot her girl friends, went
along ostensibly to act ns witnesses, but
really to see the fun. .Matters went on
smoothly enough till the bridegroom
struck the sentence, '.anil with nil my
worldly goods I thee endow.' when It oc
curred to him that It would probably be
more buIness-llke to enumerate the Items.
"Starting In with 'DIs jere cabin en de
ba'an," he went through with s. list of nil
his possessions, refreshing his memory
from time to timo with rapid glances
around the room to make sure that noth
ing had been omitted. He finally wound
up breathlesH on the 'three pieces er hnwg
meat and de mewl,' leaving me with my
place In the prayer book lost and my
mental faculties in a state of chaos.
"The girls had long before fled from the
cabin, prudently distrusting their powers
of seif-control, so I finished up ns best I
could and followed them. I havo never
married a couple since without a slight
nervousness as the man nenred thnt place
In tho service. Suppose some millionaire
should take It Into his head to emulate my
colored friend and enumerate his worldly
goods In the middle of the ceremony!"
All the beatitudes for baking powders
nre heaped on Dr. Price's, as It's the most
In the midst of his countless csres, a. man
I'auseti ior one lesriess momnrs snan.
To watch a moth Its wings unfold,
Velvet and gold.
Where It perched in his hand.
"Now what Is th use of living," he said,
"For a creature that must so soon be dead,
I cannot understand. "
eross the roofs of tbe busy town
Tho mountains, bathed in the sun, looked
On the shining sea,
While between tho hills' and the sea, tho
Came and went, nnd returned again,
And laughed and sorrowed anil tolled
Because whatever fate shall befall
To tha labor of men no end may bs.
Then rrom sea nd hills rose a mlBhty
"Why should they toll or grieve or re
joice? We, who have watched the spreading
Where it lies and smiles betwixt us twain,
Hive seen It till for a little space.
With these children of a Meeting race.
And in ages to come shall see tt again,
A smiling, sunlit, empty plnln.
Oh. why should they care to live, alts!
U the Joy of living so soon must pass?"
The hot sun shone on the misty earth,
"I havo seen it," ha said, "In the hour of
A chaos of lira:
And vtt again I shnll watch It expire,
Till, lifeless nnd gray,
Its mountains of rock have crumble
And Its ;lltterins seas, with their tossing
Are empty and dry, and tha earth Is dead,
Anil the end of the whole is this," he said;
"It Is nil as ono with the firefly's spark.
That shines and is quenched In tha silent
Zoo D, Underbill, In Harper's Magazine,
-N. Y. Morning JouraiL
HATS THAT YOU WILL SEE TO-DAY.
HOMK KAITKIt l'OKMt.
Knster Lily Hells.
Long ago, ns Enstcr emblems
lllooliied the lilies, lull nnd whlta,
Pure and stateliest of flowers,
Gleaming with celestial light.
Won, ns If with prnver and fasting,
Pale Willi watching by the dead.
Near n garden tomli they lingered,
l.ow before it bowed tho head.
For the nnrels' silent) lingers.
As they softly waited there,
Touched the sweet, the mystic lilies
Lovingly, with tender care,
While the world In solemn stillness
Watched the coming of the day
Of that first, that ancient Easter
When the stone was lolled away.
And when morning dawned resplendent,
And on earth Its glory shed,
Pealed the llly-liells In triumph,
"Christ Is risen from the dead!"
A ,ong of Master Day,
O lovely day of Easterl Thou art tht
That comes with Joy and solace In all the
The fairest flowers nnd purest, the song
most glad nnd clear
That stirs with bouv ant musla the pulses
of tho J ear.
Fair Is April sunshine; utronc (he March
Calling nil tho little leaves from frozen
sleep of death;
Precious Is the fragrance that scents the
locks of May;
Hut what Is nil their beauty to the blessed
Laugh the meadows snooded In ribbons
green ot grass,
Sllver-bre.isted swallows In long homeward
flight do pass,
All the land Is smiling with the little flow
ers at play
But the promise of thy message is mere
Jubilant than they.
Lilting go the bright streams, singlne as
Hide the dimpling shadows from seeking
of the sun;
Small wee lambs are bleatlns; In safe end
The newer d.av is dawnlnr on the darkness
of the old:
Still art thou the fairest. When thy feet
Through God's silent acres, all the seeds
Waiting for his harvest, planted still and
Thrill beneath thy footsteps, waken from
nisa to Joy and glory; rise to hope and
Rise to bloom and bourgeon In fairer fields
Ttlse to lift and strengthen, with healing
touch anil Kind,
The hearts that ele were broken, the eyes
that else were blind!
O come thou 1n the dark time, or come
thou In the bright.
Thou art the ohleftst treasure of all the
Of all Its best and rarest tho one divinest
Thou fadeless lily shining! thou crown and
eon! of spilng'
.Mary Elizabeth Blake.
O i LnHler Day,
Shall It bo a song or sonnot?
Sooth1 Ii must bo something gay;
I'ess lias got a stunning bonnet
Sho will dou on Easter day.
I can seo her In my fancy
As she matches up the, aisle.
With n nameless nictomnncy
In the sunshine of her smile.
She's the loveliest ot lasses
Evir winged a Ciipld-d.art:
Everv gallant, when sho passes.
Will have failuie of tho heart;
Eveiv belle my woid upon It
Will with Jealousy grow giay,
When sweet llessle In her bonnet
Treads tho ulslo on Easter day,
I would give a feudal ensile
(All my rustles die In Spain!)
And the wealth of lonl nnd vassal
(All my wealth Is in my brain!)
ir I might to think upon It
Falily takes my breath away!
Marcli with Uessje and her bonnet
Fp tho aislo on Easter day,
Irving Gllmoio, In Lire.
Thn Date lor Luster.
"Thirty days hath September,"
Every person erut remember;
Hut to know when Eastei'-s coma
l'U7zles oven scholais, same.
When March the twenty-first la past.
Just watch the sllrery moon.
And when you sen it full and round,
Know Easter"!! bo hero soon,
Arter the moon has reached Its full,
Then Easter will be here,
The very Sunday nfter
In each and eveiy year.
And It It hap on Sundsv
The moon should reach Its height.
The Sunday following this ovent
Will be the Easter lulglit.
Her l"nster Flowers,
All her lovors vied In choosing;
Hoses, pansles, mignonette,
Lilies) fair, with names confusing,
Jasmin, orchids rarer yet.
rinwers that cost no end of money:
Well, why not? Life gave Its best)
Beauty youth. It was not funny
Flowers should follow with tho reat.
Could her swnlns havo lewe! the sequel
Of their wild expenditure.
They would surely swear Its equal
Nover yet did men enduro.
For, quite scorning their ovation,
She, with sighing lips forlorn.
Madly kissed a crushed carnation
Penniless young Jack hail worn!
MnJollne 8. nrldgai.
After all. tho best Is the cheanest. This
Dr. Price's Waking Powder,
(t'onsldar the Lillet."
O lilies! queenly lilies,
"That toll not.nelther spin,"
And yet whose robes are fairer
Than monarchs e'er have been I
No cares have ye. nor sorrows,
No fear of rival bloom;
Alike ye lend your fragrance
To bridal and the tomb,
O llllesl precious lilies!
Sweet lilies of the vale!
Eeslde whose rare perfections
More haughty beauties palel
With purity thy birthright,
Humility thy dower,
Twas Christ himself who claimed thee
As kindred, gentle flower)
O lilies! passion lilies! ,
Twere well and it were mat
To cull your choicest blossonu I
To hide those pierced feat.
For death la no more victor,
The crave Is all unsealed.
Come flower the conqueror's aathway.
Ve lilies of tha field) ' '
O llllesl saintly llllesl
Within your challced brlru
yVh&t depths of hallowed, mtm'rlte.
What treasured thoughts of Him
Who deemed ye not unworthy
- A lesson tweet to bear)
'And evermore the lilies
Are earnest of His care.
Unnle Hawlty Drake.
rltO.U FA It AND NLA It.
The literary women In New York are tftk.
Ing to public reading of their own works
ns a menus of Increasing their Incomes and
their faille. Kate Doiiglns Wiuitan, Ituth
McEncrv Stuait, Mrs. Ilurtnn lliiirlsou nnd
Edith 'J bonus hue recently riud their
stories and poems In public.
Mrs. Joseph llnrper, wife of one of the
linn of publish! rs, hns lecelvcd a letter
from Mis, Unbelt Minium, protesting
n gains t the publication or "Trllbv." Mrs.
Mluturn's reason for writing to .Mrs. lliu
iier was that she felt tho subject to lie loo
indelicate for discussion with .Mr. llnrper.
Mis. Mlnturu is a piomlmnt woman ot
society in New 1 orli, old enough to bu
thoroughly of the old school,
A very simple nnd efllclent method of
sterlllzitlon of water Is highly recmn
mended by M. Meniere, ehimlst-in-chlef of
the French Academy of .Medicine. Four
drops of the tincture of Iodine sterilises In
a few minutes one quart of spring water,
all pathogenic micro-organisms being de
stroyed. Thnt strange story, "East Lvnne," which
so tunny of us ktionr nil about and .vet so
few of us have read, still leads in point of
popularity nil the novels In Engl mil. The
London publishers of the book have Just
Issued the iX)th thousand ot Mts. Wood's
About two hundredweight of water from
St. Winifred's well, at Holywell, is, it Is
understood, posted every ulrcht in sealed
cans lo all parts of the country. America
nnd the colonbs. To accommodate tho
enected summer infills of Infirm pilgrims,
a large new hall Is being got ready, front
ed by a statue of the patron saint In white
marble Loudon Dally News,
The English name Easter nnd the Ger
man Ostirn are most probably derived from
the name of the feast of the Teutonic god
dess, Ostra, which was celebrated by the
early Saxons in the spring ot the year, and
which was supplanted by the Christian
feast. The old woid oster, willed means
rising, adds significance to the name, the
time of the usiirrectlon of nature being
nn appropriate time to commemorate the
resurieetlon of Christ. it is from the
heathen feast, however, thnt the customs
of Easter fires, Easter eggi Jnd the like
have their origin.
Mrs. John La Fnrge, wife of the famous
American artist, was a daughter of Com
modore Perry, and lier husband's llrst in
terest In Japan, which he has since cele
brated In plctiins and literature, began
with his m.iiriuge Into a family whose
hend hail opened Japan to the rest of the
world. Mrs. J.i F.uge vvas a celebrated
beauty In her .voutli, and still preserves
much peculiar charm. She lias for many
enis bfi n an objtct ot special admira
tion to Henry Jtunes, the novillst. He
nlVHs sends her inscilbed copies ot his
That nursery tale which hns charmed
generations of children and their elders.
known ns "Itluebeard," was written by a
e icncn auiiioi. i no original oi me eiuir
neter of Itluebe.aid was a maishal of
1 ranee, who lived In llritanu, and who
was charged with muiderlng several wives
and over 10) hlldren. Uelug convicted of
sorcery, he was hurtled. .V singular pecu
liarity of his hair nnd beaid was Its Inky
Rlossluess, which, In a ctiinln light, up.
peared ot an Indigo tinge, and so won him
the appellation which has lendcicd him
Here Is a story with a moral. In Queen's
colltge, London, twelve eais ago there
was a maid with a mind for mathematics.
Her fiiimls used to sav to her: "Wait un
til you ni.iiry ami on will wish ou knew
more of cioup und cookei.v and less of cal
culus." Hut the mathematical maid laugh
ed them to scum "I sh ill never marry,"
sha said. "I shall be a senior wrangler
nnd thin a profcs"-or and the first mathe
matician In all Enii.anil." The joung
woman is now Mrs. iteerbohm Tree. The
moral of the stoiy is th it mathematical
pursuits aro not mcrssmlly fatal to mar
ilaga. It is related In the Chap Hook that Eu
Rent Field, of Chicago, being nsked out
to dinner In Loudon, found himself seat
ed next to Mis. Humphry Ward. .Mrs
Ward was In a meditative and reccptlvo
mood, und said little at llrst; but about
the time the tlsh came, she turned to .Mr.
Fluid and said: '"I ell mo of Chicago, of
your habits and customs i have never
Known any one who lived there." Where
upon .Mr, Field replied; "Well, .Mrs. Ward,
when I was lauglit, I was living In a.
A dish of waiter near a lamp will prove
a nap tor moths.
Prish raw- meat Is the best bait for mice
A lamn should be filled nulte full every
day, und thus u-ed will burn one wick
many limes uh long aa If they were filled
,iin on only wnen imsoiuieiv requneii.
The coldest Place In the Icebox is under
neath the Ice, not on top of It.
The pioptr way to break up Ice Is with
Mnrlett.a Holley, who l better known to
the leading iiubllo ns tho delineator of
"Joslnh Allen's Wife," icsldes In the an
cestral household where live generations
of Holleys have successively and uninter
ruptedly lived. The house is in Jtffersuu
county, in New- Yoik, close to Lake On
tario. The old homestead wah recently re
moved by Miss Holley to give place to a
new anil more modem dwelling, but the
site is the same.
Frances Power Cohhe is one of the most
remarkable women of the Victorian era.
She may, Indeed, be described as the old
est new woman now- living on the planet,
nnd is In many ways a kind of progenitor
of the new woman of whom we hear so
much nowadays. Thioughoiit the lifetime
of a generation hers has been the most elo
quent voice, thn most strenuously ralsi-d
to plead the claims of our Inarticulate
brethern In fur und feather, and no cue
has doiirt moie to give force ami volume
to tho movement in favor ot dumb animals,
which sho tiuly declares to bo a fresh di
vine Impulse, of mercy Stirling in thou
sands of human hearts, Her campaign
ngalnst vivisection has extendtd over sev
That the ways of women are passing
strange was ugaln proved by an Incident
,tleman aroso to o'fter his reat tb a lady
o haa Ju,t enWeii wllh hT lul(t bo);
on a Jiain siirut cai last evening, A gen
Seeing the seat vacant, she sent the boy
to occupy ii, wiiiie sue ruing 10 a snap
She was evidently t.ry tired, and would
have enjoyed a seat, but preferml to care
for her son llrst, Piesently a lady left the
car and tho ono standing took her scat.
Next to her waa a seiving maid with a
pretty baby on her lap. The ludy nskod
permission to hold It, and the request be
ing granted sha cooed and talked and
Played with the child for a half hour, ut
terly oblivious of her own boy's Jealous
cries and frnntlo efforts to attract atten
tion. Now York Sunday Advertiser,
Youth's Companion: An Incident highly
creditable to Kahr womanhood is told by
an Englishman who hunted the big game of
Highest of all in Leavening Fover. Latest U, S, Gov't Report
Ivv 5?! Powder
South Africa. At M.abotse th women, ns
Is their custom, were working In the Melds,
for they hoc nnd the men sew, nnd n
voting man standing by the edge ot tha
brush was chatting with them,
A llom-st sprang on him nnd was carry
ing him off, when one of the women tho
man's wife, m afterwards unpeared ran
after her, nnd catching her liy the fall,
was dragged for some little dlstnnce. Ham
pered with the man In her mouth and the
woman behind her, the lioness slackened
her pace, whereupon her nssaltnut strad
dled over her bick and hit her neross noso
.and head with a short bundled hoe till she
dropped her prey and slunk Into coyer,
"I have suffered so milch nt th hands
of thu ehronui fiend," said tho Mlrl bach
elor, plaintively, "ir you have ever moved
iibnut any, vou will know what I lueiiti
only too well. They are the people who
cajole the landlord into getting new paper
for a room, and then, nfter n short occu
pancy, leave It for the net comer with the
walls mora or less covered with tncks and
nail holes, with a neat lltttu bit of plaster
knocked out about '-11011 one. From having
been it victim io often, 1 have determined
never to ndd to the number of these ruth
less valid. lis. So whenever I find it nec
essary to put a smnll unfr.imed picture on
the wall, t attach It by means of a large
lump of gold beeswax, nnd there it will
stnv until t wlh to move It to another po
sition, and will lnve behind no tell-tale
tracks, or tncks, of Its presence. I mnv
add In a whisper, by the way, that when
beeswax falls me 1 have found chewing
gum a pretty f-ood substitute."
The discussion that followed a paper on
"The Ethics of Dress," given at n woman's
club the other day, proved that many of
the women out of the 00 or more present
had already, in a measure, ndopted reform
underclothing but thnt most of them drew
the line nt very radical reforms that ex
tended to the dress Itself. Fnlon under
clothing, hose that nre supported by a spi
ral metal garter, a corded wnlst In place
of a corset, and n divided skirt or
silk petticoat were the garments most nf
rected For extra warmth, equestrian
tights of black woo! or silk were urged to
ba much warmer, lighter nnd ple.asanter
to walk In than the old-fashioned short
skirt of flannel, that had a disagreeable
way of wrapping itelf about the legs.
The wickedness of the corset was Illus
trated by means of chnrts, and nttentlon
was called to the fact that nt the Natlonnl
Council or Women, lately held In Washing
ton, only one paper out or the large num
ber read by drers reformers favored -the
wearing of corsets. Miss Anthony, while
she put herself on record as haying- worn
one for many "ears, ndmltted thnt she
did not npprove of them, nnd that she hnd
never known a comfortable hour when en
cased In one.
Cheap baking powders ore mixtures of
alum, nmmonin or lime. Insist on bavins;
Dr. Price's, the most perfect made.
Durlnc the reign of Augustus II. of
Saxony, nnd ahout the year ITC, the por
celain made nt the famous manufactory
nt Dreden received thn llrst distinguish
ing mark the Initials A. 11 Since then
the Itovat Dresden ware has1 been marked
with the crossed swords slashed In blue
The following dis
will tie recognlied
11m (Mil World ami the New,
I know there Is low In the old, old world,
Swift pulse nnd gleaming eye:
Theie aro vows breathed somewhere out la
Neuth many a starlit sky.
And If thinn heart In true and fond.
From roving tancy free
I know that out III tho world beyond
There Is lovu for thee,
I know there Is death In the old, eld world.
Cold death that Uiauges all;
For winds wail somewhere out rn the
w oi Id,
And blossoms fade and fall.
Sweet love must pass to the long- ago.
Over a silent sea,
And out in the sud old world 1 know
There is death for thee,
I know thero Is life In a new, bright world.
Glad life undlmmed by pain;
For spring wakes somewhere out In tha
w oi Id
Tha tlowrets bloom again.
And If but thy trials be nobly borne.
Thine heart from doubt kept free,
I know- that out in the new world's
Thire Is lite for thee. Vanity,
OVAL WORCESTER. CROWN DEB.1T.
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