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TUT! KANSAS CITY JOURNAL SUNDAY. SEPTEMIJRIl 20, 1895.
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"If the occasion ever nrlses for the now
Amen lean women to show truo public
Fplrlt, ftom tlie sale of their Jewels alono
they could build and equip twenty of the
blcgeat battleships that eer destroyed
commerce on the high soas. You have
liLard how much a battleship costs? Well,
multiply that by twentj, and vou mil
reach the nearest estimate I -can rnako
of the value of the pie-clous stones owned
in our states." This from a member of a
most prominent firm of Jeweler, and when
the repot ler stared and Rasped at the re
sult or the sum in multiplication, hu only
liughid, and said he had drawn it very
mild. "For Amei leans ale the most lavish
purchase! s of diamonds and peails alone
of any women In the world."
"Thn tuste for diamonds grows with ln
diilsrence. the more a woman has the more
sho wants, until It becomes us is the case
of one of our custonieis, who will bperid a
morning over our counters, shopping for
tl.tras as coolly as If she wan matching rib
bon. Bile has found, like pretty .Mrs.
Yurkcs, of Chicago, that the wnv to be
famous for her Jewels is to buy only of a
c rtaln kind."
"It was .Mrs. Yerkes who first bought
rUlow diamonds, as .Mrs. Astoi hnd the
best that could be done In a collection of
white stones, and the Chicago lady's cas
ket Is reckoned as worth close onto JJOAtU).
Her necklace is long enough to be wurn us
a band to outline Hie top of a decollete
uvenlng bodice, cut out over the shoulders
romt !ashlon, and sometimes aha dous
away entirely with the light sleeve of an
evening wit.st, substituting an epaulette,
made nil 01 diamonds, witn strings of the
gems bunging down to her tlbowv '
Mis. William Astor has really never
cared for other jewels than diamonds, and
only wears portions of tier rorbelllu on
vi ry stately oe.caIonsf, even hei hands at
other times showing but her wedding ring
and a little circlet, of not at all valuable
pearls, given her long at,o by her eldest
son. He has nddrd from time to time to
his mother's collection that tome day will
go t. his lovely wife. It now "ooi.sUts of
twenty-two pieces made up ot nearly 10,0jO
nlniost flawless white diamonds set vuil
otisly In gold, silver and platinum, np
piaised at a touud million.
There nre throe diadems and a perfect
crown, modeled from a circlet Josephine
vvoio. The live necklaces are all copies
lrom anthiues, one from a loyal Husslitn
ornament, showing twenty of its Mg stones
pleiced through the center, the most dltll
cult feat foi a lapidary to succ.sstully ne
complish. At pi eat balls. In her earlier
d.ivs, .Mrs stor often woie her danc
ing dress looped with sprays of these gems
and covered, as with a. euliass, from throat
to waist, so huse were btr two atuniachers,
but as hostess she weal a only a few ringa
mid decorative brooches.
Tho daughter-ln-lav, of Sirs, .ivstor, Sr.,
clasps her white neck with a thioatut
of rubles, and wears a wonderful little
hair ornament of a tingle hugo ruby In
ft circlet of diamonds, the big r d stone
Fdld to be- the largest and finest e-cr
taken from the Burmah mines. Tho Ji'.v
oler, who at intervals polishes Its setting,
viould, ho tavs, at any time give Ji",000
for one half It slza. it Is cut en caboe
hon, but Mis. Jack Atnor spends a great
deal mote money and elhtislasm on uiiilque
gold ornaments!, collecting Uiem for their
own Beauty,
Mrs1, Tivombly has a sincere American
love- for tutquolse, her set rivaling that
of Jlrs. Arthur M. Dodge, whose watch,
with aJI! Its complete works, Is set In
tho hollow of a huge true blue, egg shaped
btone, biirroumlcd by pearls.
Jlru Ijangtry, ytars ago, mado tur
quoise fashionable, when a certain royal
person (javu her a single necklace of tin in,
valued at ElO.Ooi). She afterwards bioko
up the ornament and sold it, to defray
her llrst vwituie on tho stage, and Mrs.
Twonvbly bought nil hut four of the- stones
lrom a Bond street Jeweler, paying nearly
the- oilglnal price. Her American jeweler
then bought, nt tho sale of the royal
Krench casket, ui pair of bracelets?, dating
lrom the reign of Ki-ancla I took out tho
diamonds and topaz, with which It was
Biiaiigled, and set in 6l great turquoise,
touting from JCOu to jSOO oach.
Mrs. Alva Vanderbilt has the best col
lection of rank pearUin tho States, In
lings Him ie.'uiii;''n 'ici miu ,n wth
(in billiard halls, by Jove," quoted onu
nilllllllllK JumiH ,uii, ....,.,. ...... '"-
del hilt in her great pvarl necklace; tho
lor? ptrlps Pooped up, In a. fringe about
the front of her bodice, and her lino shoul
ders e'anylng, nt the lowest estimate,
$r,ii,0M woTth of these product of oyrtora,
ller largest pearls, contrary to the fash
Ion, she wears, as car hctewsj they uro
circled with a cord niul true lover's knot
of diamonds, each pearl alone woith l,0u0
round American dol'lars.
It Is Tdrs. Cornelius VanderblU wlio wears
rings, ob her hands uro exceptionally
nrftty and hr necklaces aro all big dog
coll.irw. One In alltrnatlng string!, of
iiearls, dlaraoiul. and oiwls, fix rowa In
ill. eich worth thu Incpnio of three or
dinarily prosperous business men. Mrs.
VanderblU, wherever she goes, buys opals
in the tough or polished, and has them
Vat In her fans, paper weights, smelling
Initio, her purse and card cafes, until
nearly a hatful have been dUpos.ed of.
Star sapphires aro Mrs, rotter Paliner'a
favorite gems, along with some of the
largest blue sapphires known to 'Jeuleia.
One that sho wears ns a pendant, oval
bhaped and swinging In a diamond cir
clet. Is tho setoud In size to that adorn
ing thfl stBte crown of Unglan.i. Her
jewel box would probably fetch several
liundred thousand and Mrs. James Kern
ochan's emeralds would orlnt; as much.
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U,S. Gov't Report
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it.ESOK.UTEI.V PURE
Only tho empress- of Ttussla has a liner
collection, for Mr.-. ICernochm mado her
ph k from the Preneh crown Jewels.
If ' '"ii to gain "-ome Idea ot the
pai-s. onion hnvo for Jewels, let
me ton . mil nt tho great Freneh sale,
onf American (Inn alone bit! In $1,000,000
worth of ornaments. Within two dnvs
they had olil off every urtlcle, of coure,
nt a reasonable advance on the money In
vested. Numbers of the llnest pieces went
West, notably a necklace, said to have been
the propel t of Mario do Medico. That
was purelm'-'d bv Mls.s Il.inn.i Crocker,
now Alis. Alejandro, at tho tnug sum of
JSS.QOO.
Mrs. lir.idlov Martin, who was there try
ing to rival Mrs. As-tor's collection, bought
a solid JllXOiA) worth nf then' Jew 'N and
Inter, Into the hands of Mrs. Oorgo Gould,
passed the unique green pearl, set for her
in a ring. One night at the opera she nt
In her father-in-law's box and nfler ap
pending Alvnrj In the forging bong looked
down nt her glovoless Jeweled hand, to hco
t'mt the pearl had popped from In setting.
Now oven a Oould doon't take fie loss of
a JCOOvl pear with equanimity and Lie opeia
house was literally cxamlnid with a micro
scope, but the heirloom of the Kieneh
queens was gone, and slnco then Mrs.
Gould has ben nble to boist of having the
only nccklaco of ash pearls In America.
"?o you seo," concluded the doalor In
preclou-- stones, "how largo a purtlon of
American wealth has been Invested In this
half turbailc love for brilliancy and color,
jet Juwels wt'l be easily turiud Into rash,
ns tho Kronoh govornmont discovered.
Good diamonds alone always tlnd a market
and the bigger they nre the more they
are coveted. As an example, there 1s one
llrm in Now York that possesses the larg
est lump of pure carbon In tho Hiates. This
l valued at -H'ltieu, and ncartv every day
tliov I'.no nil olfor Tor It. The wives of
plutocrats mo willing to lay down the
money, all In cold ca.sh; but the brilliant Is
not for sale."
MI LUCENT AIIItOWPOIXT.
Tile Dreim-.Milp.
When thp world I fast asleep.
Along the mldnlcht skies
As though It were a wandering ctoml
TJiu ghostly Dte.im-dhlp ilk.
An angel stands at tho Dream-Ship's helm.
An n Uriel fetamlti at tn prow.
And an angel btands. at tho Drenm-Slilp's
udo
With a rue-wreath on her brow.
The othor aigels, silver-crowned.
AjiI the nnael with tho wreath of rue
i ossein mo uieams niar.
Tho divams they fall on rich and poor.
'iwv fin on young unci oin;
And some atv dreams of poverty.
And some aie dreams of gold.
And poinc aro dreams that thrill with Joy,
And somo that molt to tears?,
Some- ate d renin. of the dawn of love,
And some ot tho old dead years.
On rlcli nnd poor alike they fall,
aiikc on voung ana owi;
Uilnging to slumbering earth their Joys
And sorrows multifold.
The friendless youth In them whall do
Tho ilced of inlgatj, men.
And dTOopIng age shall feel the grace
ui uuoant voutn again.
Tho king shall be a beggarman
Tho pauper bo a king
In that revenge or recompense
Tho Drwtm-Shlp dreams do bring.
So ever downward lloat the drcamj
That are for all and mo.
Ami there Is novcr mortal man
Can solve that mysteiy,
Uitt ever onward In Its course
Along the' huunted skies
As though It were a cloud astray
Thu ghostly Drenm-Ship tiles.
Two angel a with their silver crowns
lilot and htlnwmnn arc,
And an angol with a wreath of rue
Tosseth the dreamn afar.
Kugeno Field In October Ladles' Homo
Journal.
To Mri. 4'arl Itmicli,
l.'er hands, like soft, whlto roseB, sweep
o'er tho silent kejs,
And molo:ies glide brightly forth a
gushing Httesim of found.
While sparkling drops of tone the fra
grant whiteness leap to selzo.
When lo tho roses sway, and lllnjr the
bilghtnets all around,
0'er nil and through all shimmers a sunlight
fnlnt- .'iml fine.
A golden glow more felt than seen a
sjinpathy bestows
The dulcet orclKtra -whose thrilling har
monies combine
To show the roses' power and kls3 the
btieam tliut ver llowa.
Oft pensive clouds of minor shade the
roses and thtt sire mi.
And the oft orchestral siinslitno to a
waltlng absi.ni o dlib
Till the bludowa part, and radiant bars
athwart the watirs gleam.
And tho rotes scatter talnbows to our
souls' awakened skus.
UUUY AllCUGn.
September 21, ISM.
Digger uluuce.
tvi.vi Ptm l'riss: Cumto "I detest
Jaysmlth. Ho telLi all he knows."
ivi.a-i(K-.'iit i not the Chan who tella
all ho knows thut annoy.s me moat."
r 'no.
IK'... t la tho snfc Whft tplte All lift (InOSTl't
U, IV V..V. w.. .. ..- .. ..-
know,"
WINTER CLUBS,
ii ii 4
SOMB Ni:tv A.SI1 ri.r.VI'.R SOCIAI,
OltCIANIXAllUMi.
Thr Tnnn t.iul.-S'nrlrtr for the UU-
rouriiRPiiiint of llltnrcn llin Coin-
fiinj of tlanrlng Ornnd-
nmthrrn.
It Is In ntitutnn that woman's fancy
iKhlly turns to thoughts of elttba and
It l lo tho meinbera assembled that
wives nnd daughters now carry, con
sider nnd solve tho knotty problems of
llfe'j ns for example. In the new society
for tho discouragement of divorce. The
slslethood Include:! In tu membership
nil tlitxo serious minded women, who
nre grieved to fco that though their ae.x
hns udvnnced In many respects onto a.
higher plnno, the mnnaBetnent ot hits
b mils Is at a very low -abb nnd the fre
quency of divorces promises to become
a blot In the path of emancipated fem
ininity. Tho club In four monthly meet
ings considers nil thesu things nnd any
momber Is privileged to ulto any imrlous
ciuo of coujiiE.il dllllculty that has come,
before her tyis, nnd hear the club's de
vice as to Its settlement, alio must nl
wnjs spc-ik In the third person nnd us
assumed iinmos, utter which tho mem
bets in turn deliver their oplnlomi on thn
capo, argue It out nnd nt length draw up
a sot of resolutions to bo handed down
to tho plaintiff. There Is no uuestlon too
small or too largo for tho slstirhood for
the promotion ot matrimonial happiness
to grapple with, and the opinions handed
down marly ulwnv cotinrel long tole
rance, with even the most deeply of
femllnir husband.
DANCING CIliANDMOTHnttS.
A good many tiiumhiim of the sister
hood, who li.ivii pnsbtd Into the stage of
Manly mattonhood, also own their nl
I' isliit ce lo .1 dam lug olnss that Is only
open to oliUrly women, soni'i of them
rntidmothi rs.
Pew enough of the ser, after reaching
the dignity of forty-nve, rare to danco
In public ano sbaie lh-ir daugh
ter's partnots, thoucli tnetr toes may bo
ns light and their hearts respond as
gaily to thu mimic ns twenty years ago.
The chatKrons' dancing class has born
the outcome of this desire for youthful
cxcriisc and on stated mornings at 11
o'clock a s'ore of dames, with more or
less frosted heads, with a gleam of latent
frlsklnifs In every eye nnd their fte-t
"hod 111 correotist patnt leithcr pumps,
bustle Into same member'n long drawing
loom nnd go whirling down thn waxed
Hour, to i. b Bulling units strain.
The only lm n of tho party ait a danc
ing mn-'ter nnd n group of stolid Germnji
musician", Motioned under palms in the
hall, for thu damen dunce together, polk,
AN TCLPKHfA
walk, glide ami gallop through all tho
latest stops, pair off foi iro lancers,
wninotlines Hpoml the whole morning over
fi gentian with favors and Invariably
wind up with a good old Virginia reel or
Highland sihottlsi lie, .-linwlnv' as much
griuo. 111 splto of tlnli Miiiii'imus nolilo
glrtll, asihf slimo-st datiut.intos. ns much
ginger In llnlr beds ns West Point cadet.
At 1 o'clock tho dunce Is ov. r and at
halt past t!u dining room doors aro
opened to the sort of lu.ie v on t.iorili
hungry women are bound to relish after
two hours' haid evorcise.
PUISKV nKHUTANTHS
It docs not require command. ns; acumen
to transitu the moaning of the piowbrs
that has drawn Into its ranks the very tlow
er of this wlntei'.s lloek of debutantes.
Since lafct autumn th-y have pioved tho
sttt-ngth of their prim Ipl-s by colng to
one of the masked balls of the Art Stu
dent;.' League, by dining In a far West
side lestaurant, much fiequented by liter
ary Hohomlnns, where one cooks one's
own dinner over the coals in bp; broilers,
by theater pirtles in the g-illery of the
gods, by uttonl.ng an ananhlst nioettng
In tho lower city and otherwise- seeing life
on the other side. The Piowlcrs move in
largo bodies of eight and ten, pilotnl by a
couple of OlUioiit ehaperons, and go on bi
monthly pi-owls with lesults both odiInK
and amusing.
Till) TOAST CLUH.
Theio is something both frivolous nnd
Instructive nlriady shadowed forth In the
llrst meetings of the Toast Club, that ie
know ledges llo.ston as the city of Its na
tivity, and Is composed of a strong body
of those women who can achieve anything
THU TOAST
S SSstek yAMMf e,"i
rtP!i"r'"'
m '.-Kw - . v . . .: if . -.:-j
when once braced by a handsome luncheon
It Is when tho tide of the menu has ebbed
to i-offoj and the butler sets before oyery
woman a glans of thai Innocently wicked
potatlun, givrn swiile, tint the hostos
md toast mistress rlsejj for her remarks,
She leads off with a few choleo sentence",
and calls upon tome guest, who has only
received warning as fcho eiiteied the dining
room, to respond to the toast given at the
bottom of her menu.
Now the rule of tho club U tint no wom
an oan lufuso to retpond, that her pcech
must not consume over tour minutes und It
must be on the Inspiration of thu moment.
Not lets than live toasts am pioposed and
answered at every luncheon. One of them
must always be to the hostess and the oth
er four are fixed by a committee, "The
New Woman," "The Kuturo of the Hus
band," "Suggestions for tho Kneourage
ment of Masculine Emigration to Summer
Resorts." "The Housekeeper's Kejponslbll
Itv In Street Cleaulng," uro fair samples,
of the questions vcnliUted In the requisite
four minutes allowed tor eich ot Ihetn.
At least one of the subjects must be
serious In its nature and seriously tivated,
and when all the green swUle has disap
peared, the women ballot on thu toast by
writing upon (dips of paper, dropping them
in a big silver loving cup, and when the
votes are counted she who Is conceded to
have made the cleverest toast la entitled
to wear till the next meeting a charming
club pin. This Is u wreath of old lauiel
leav es set w Uu pearls.
VilAJJCES ELLERTON.
FltOM I'Alt AMI Ni:,H.
IJctolt collcgtf, nt Rclolt, Wls.i opened
the other jday and tor the tlr.st time women
were glvn the privilege of the Institution.
The n mn tor of young women present was
thlrty-llvo. Nearly nil nre frechtnen, al
though two glrla hnvo entered lh Junior
nnd two or three the pophomora cln.fos.
The women will sit together In chapel. Tho
nttotidnnee In nil dopnrtmenls la tho Urges!
In the history ot the coipgi..
During the time of G'orgo I, nnil II. tho
euuuiK I lllg, lliuii;n il.it en iiiin iiiu iin-
ttnl finger nt the time of mnrrlige, was
pomttlniea worn on tho thumb, in which po.
pltlon It Is otteu seen on th? portraits of tho
till... I !,i. Iia- ..f Hum.. .lntB 'I't.l-tltfa
I Stay wo not look In tltno for a ministry
of womanhood In tho pulpit, which, In
tnMhods of speech and emphusi, shall put
Into tho sermons that wntulrouc wraith of
love. Dint mliactilous patpnee, forbenr-mice-
nnd long sufferltit w llh folly anil
slhj all Hint lues hitherto made woman, do
spita her ninny and grievous dlsnbllltles,
tho epirltltnl lender ot the r, o nnd tile
savior of society f Ili-v. A. A. Mayo.
' Mme Adnm, eilltor of La Nouvllle Ucvito,
began lo write bceiiii-,' she was ro des
perately unhappy In her married life. She
was a mere child when she bc-cnnie tho wife
of her II rot husband, M, l.uuosslne, and
was vlrtunlly forced Into the union by her
parents. She lived through years ot terri
ble utihnpplncfs, and when she- could en
dure1 It no longer went back to her parents
and sued for u separation.
Among tho best known yachtswomen In
nnglntid nru tl o Misses Maud and Wlnl
ftcd Button, tho daughters ot KIr Itlchnnl
Sutton, nnd sisters ot Hint Sir Hlohnrd who
brought oi et the Ui-nesta to nice for the
America's tup with the Puritan. They be
gan racing in lS'Jt, w-th the- hnlf-rnter
i:iloon. Tin' next year Miss Inlfred pur
chased a Hoireshon bolt, tho Woe Win,
with which she has currb d oft many prizes.
Mls INitilltiP V.. Johnston, tho authoress
ot tin book of K"inft, "The White Wam
pum," ulileh has Just b n published by
John Lane, h.rs recntly made hor debut In
london society ns i reader nnd reciter.
She IS mi Indian, tho daughter of tho late
Chief Johnston, th" heal of tho Mohawks,
and this fat t hns Itivosi.d her with n halo
of romance whli h hns boon ot Iminotiso ad
vantage In I'lndon drawing rooms.
The woman of nil wnir-n who hold the
public attention In Central pirk on n
rer-nl sunny itsy was on a wheel, wore
the full trousers that havo not j et oonmsl
to orontf a sensation and enrrlcd n biby In
fiont of hor. A polloetiiiin said sho was the
first whcei.vom.in that had appeared with
a babv.
An nngllshwoman of the familiar clnn
-vhh h docs not boast wealth enough to
'ceep up the aucestial estates properly
It iiHn a novel seheme to redem her
.'ortunes. She nnd in r husband deter
mined to utilize the hereditary estate as
DANCING CLASS.
a hotel. So tho wife became "soeretaiy
if th Interior, ' and besides most ably
managing tin- hou-o and etaff ot fcei v
:mts mado a nio-t dt-llghtful hostess The
liUHbiud "uponntordi-d the stables and
loukod afti r the outdoor nttinotlous uf
tlshing, dilvinh and hunting. Tho guesl
woie thus en.tlili d to -nioy an Independ
ent stay nt nn ni!u ratio, . Il-appoluted
Hid tbornuhhlv mnn'gisl ostaljlt-hnient
Tho success oi Hi.' ventuie cnilia.i?os the
fact lli.it a w oin in who can oondu it an
elegant homo I" the piopor peion to bo at
the ln.ul of a high dims hotil or boarding
hoiido.
"It is not as Important to grsdmto well
nt 'ii as It Is to bo it. heulthv. splendid
woman at 30," were the w'p winds r-niton
by Alice I'leem.in I'llmer at ('liaiilnimua,
In discussing the question of o-i duration.
Another point well tnkn in her address
was that a basis for muirlngo made In a
oo-odiic.itlonal Im-titutlon Is likely to result
In a better life than a basis made in a ball,
-on in.
Since It Is Inevitable that young men and
women will bo attracted to lath other, it
Is desirable, that thr should booonu ae
qunlnted on the wholesome ground of com.
mon Interests In siud intlur than in the
artlllel.ll life of soelsl iravello?. If Hie
ideals aro pure and high In tho Inuiies from
width thej oine, tin liitvicouinr betwe n
.students of tho opposite sex will p.utiike
of the fame ihniiutorlstlcs. Hut In Mrs.
Palmc-i's Judgment thu home does not glvo
girls as good piopaiution tin (olcir .is
boys, and ceitainiy her oppoitimitio fir
observation, ns bath studont nnd profes
sor at Aim Arbor, and its prisident nt
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LUNCHEON
Wcllesley, entitle her opinions to careful
consideration,
At heait the woman of fashion Is timid
and a i onsen at ve Courage, like safety,
she Inula in number.
A lady whom 1 know not woman of
faohlon, else this tine tale would never
be written, but one rather unconventional
wore lately upon the streets a frock of
beautifully cut mittcii.tl, and fresh and well
pieserved. but inaJe In the days before big
sdeeves. She llkod the dress In the morn
ing. In the afurnoon she came hot-cheeked
to tell how she had met with no discour
tesy, thus clad, lrom tho better bred, but
that from the windows of the moat squalid
tenement she passed came a con do guffaw
and a shout of mirth: "Well, did ou ver
see the like of that,'"
"It Is enough to make the queen of no
liemla hertlf conventional," was the con
clusion ot tho story,
Lewis Hriggs, of Livonia, Mich., left this
In his will: "As myself and dearly beloved
wife. Hunua U. llriggs, commenced our
mauled life with veiy limited m.-ans, and
by our Joint effort have accumulated some
property, and in case of my duuth she could
control only a small portion of iald piop
crty, und in case of her death the law
would give me absolute centre ot all;
therefore, believing that she, by her Indus
try, frugality and economy, bus contrlbu
t d her full share lu the accumulation of
aid property. 1 do ordain that my wite
tmall have all my property, except my
watch, whl 'h I give to my son, F Mnrk
bam liriegs," i
Mrs. Mntg.ircl SinRstfr, tho editor of
Harper's linear, docs more signed writing
outside ot hor rdllorlnl duties than nny
othor editor In New Vork. lloiigioim
1'Ootry m ono of the fields sho Is conspic
uous In, publishing much of her work In
dctiomlnnilonnl rcllttlotu papers. She is n
Uougrcgatiotiallnt.
The woman with a talent for dres.s rays:
"Why won't women Irnrn lo pul on their
belts so that they will Move downward In
front nnd up nt in b.ick7 .All good Mill
ion platen make the wn!t tine dip a little
In front, and It Is nn easy thing to nc
compllsh, nnd ot only the cleverest wom
en nnd the clever, si dressmakers manage
IL It docs overj thing for the unlst in
making It look slender and swict."
The "now woman" ns n spcetcs Is do
clrtedly unpopular with hor sex Just at
pit suit. At a fashionable watering pi ice
the other tiny, where n clever woman was
gUlm; a series of "tnlks" on topics of tho
times, In the drawing rooms of her friends,
she produced n list of mihjoets to chimin
from. All were welcomed until tho title,
"Wotnsn nnd Iter future" was road out,
win n thr-re was n general groan nnd unan
imous 1 hcii . "t inn bored mid tired to
uett h with the' now womiiti," said one of
tho Itdl"s, who ovi.lcntlv uttered tho sen
timents of nil those who wcie present.
"Lverythlng ha.s beqi said that could be
snld nbout hor, and It wenrles me even to
tin. IF IliP tliflhltnitn.1 ll.-i.l. .. i.. .
... ... ... . iMtiiityiiis,!, UL'SIIH , lIltT 1HI1 I
any new woman. She's only a myth of
the third rale novelist."
The new woman la not exclusively of
Amei lean growth. In fuot. "sho" of tho
short skirts and the leggln, don't you
know. Is very lOngllsh, sou know. Scot
land neceplB now Idum very slowlv, A
few vvtoks ngo a gay London lady uttrnrt
t.d a groat Ucnl of attention on a Sctitrh
moor by appearing In the garb that Is
usually worn by her brothels. Sho was
tptctaclilar. but ns a shot she was a ileiul
failure. An old Scotch gamekeeper, who
was with the party, snld of her perform
unco: "Sshu npit tho gentlemen a' that she
...fi, w.,v wuir vim- iinie CilM'S, tIIC SIIIOKOII,
dinnk a nip of whuskej . ay, an' onco gled
ii bit swear lalch In, bit ns fur shutlii,
sho ctirun hit a barn door at ten yards,
nu Mm nuvir nnoo snld 'thank ye' tae
liiisel. If nny malr ' her kind come ttboot
III throw iii ma Job "
Tho Homnnn hnd no flower shows. Thcro
wire "bread and circuses." but not bteiid
and flowers. The luxurious Ktiniiin ur I
ro'es In eiiormoii'i quantities at his ban
quets. It was a lino Joke to hnvo loses full
froMi above the gin st., retiming nt their
tables, and tho Mowers In null quantities
ns to smother them. A writer In tho (.Juar
terly recalls a picture of Alma Tub-ma's
"Thn Hose Peast of niuglihalli"," whKh
show the superabundance of nisos To
spend on a b inqiiot, In ruses,
LOWO Fostorcos, equivalent to nbnut JPV),
uxi, Is roioidod by Suetonius, but possibly
Suetonius exaggerates.
a ytn:i:N .r iii.v.
Victoria nf i:iiglanil orten Drinks 'lea ns
tflo (iict of mi Altierli all I. ml.
Ptio of Queen Victoria's favorites Is Mine
Al' till, nnd onco a jmr hi r majesty hnii
tus tlie iirimii donna bv toltlng a cup oi tea
with her
This Is when tho quoin Is at Balmoral
ensile, usunlh during September or O to
iler, and .Mine. Albanl is nt her tommy
plare, old Mar lodge, nn state whloli bhe
nuts ftom the Duke of fife, nnd v.hkh is
in Mnr forest, neur Ualmnial castle
The tea drinking occasion Is wholly do
void of pomp and circumstance. The
queen drinks her bcviingo, whit h, bv the
way. Is Kmtllsh brcakinst, quite like an or
dinary mtiilal, but quite unlike t..eoidlu.t
rv Lngllsh woman she does not tko a
sofiind i up.
The lunor of serving tea to her majesty
Is ono Fi 1 loin iiceordfd lo, other subject v.
'ur AIImi.I. tho qiiet-n, ha.s alwnss had a
particular aftectlon', and, Mie- de-lights' to
honor hor In various nays.
I pon the-u iioii-slons of tho afteiuoon
fin t'nn tho quti n s.nos won! a day or
iivo previously of her Intention to visit
hor neielibor. She 1s .locomp in el b one
if too irinices anil a lady or iwo in
wa.nng, and ihe drives th iLstanee, of
.hunt ten mlVs, m nu open I'tiirlaM
Atti'i the brief ei'iviiionv of lea drink
ing 1 over, the qui n takes a st'nll
tl lough hor hostess' b autlful garden vl
tliough not partlo'llni'lv fond nf tluwirs,
-hi, apiirociatts Miulnmo AIb.ii..'s fiyiidmss
for tht-ni, and fri-quer.' Iv sends hoi superb
Uiiieiuets frouv IJalmortil.
The qnei n's dir--s W usually veiy Mm pie
a bl.'t, k cashmere or -ofl silk, ekvoitl of
ei Lament or trimming; K Is the loth t nf
a. respectable lady of the middle o'.iss,
and 1s even n.oro lnro of oiii.imint than
the pktllKVl nnd most simple people of
that oViss would average. Lue.-s l a mat
ter lit wht.li, t veil In her young days, the
qui-n npiwnrod to be d. void of intiiesi.
Albani ha- a cholio collci'Uon ot photo
grnili.s of Vl toriii, each ndoined with hor
nmoeraph. tb" was aitso tho recipient ot'
ono of tho Jubilee medals, and v ns the
onlv mil l i''iiin-atod by the itueen hoiself
with tlie oiiii r.
i.V Vie lu in ill the I. iso."
Plilladelphta Times.
Ibo Vlitn e)iir ll.iugbii r Knoiis.
Ills nppenianee is so cmltnnth rospectn
blo that you teel the aiiic saii-1.it Hon on
liiidlng him mound iho bou-f as vou ex
perience in seeing it eiiem o ttii ot e in ise.i
on your wall or a woll-biod lior.se. In yuur
stable. Ills eyes me sleopy, Honest eyes
enough, and If tiny ruelj in yutii priseiioo
oviiie.sH anything muie than vacant Indlf
fert neo you tlun'l nitioh eaio
Ills nan is um.tys iii'ituiiieiii sinuuiiii'ii
.ii 111, t, ...i.IIi.iii ,tti sill mlufb. .i lltl tin.
Incipient musluclio does lionor tu his r.
pcciatlons, anil If you toiuetlmes wish the
ends woie not so sillily staiehed you never
huit IiIj li't lings by mentioning it. ills
attiio Is always laultltss, Iniinuculaie, mid
bis shoes, especially, win your wnim and
unvious admit iitlnn; they ni liuver spotted,
crcau'd nur ciiukeil lis uie youi own
Personally ou me not well inquulutod
with hlni Yuur wife meniitiiis his name
hfimntlmcH. und your daughter is not avcisu
to bis society, you nntleistainl iiuilo otten
you meet him on thu doorstep when you ie
tiiin hoinii from ntllce, vvheieupon ho
shakes nanus wnu you ipiuo luiiiiny, it in
a somewhat hlgb-liandcil tiiMilon. and yuu
.... i.. ,a , ..f..,ll....l lilu ii.miii eeilli l.iit 111.
dilYnretit Hiieeess, usually e. tiling him by
... n....nll.tl.,. lit lilu ,.l.lll....t.UII. Ill till
till- lt'l 11IIIIW1, , ! !. ' .v- ... ..."
good gi.u'es of yoLr duughtor
isnuieunies yuu inn tuiuai nun , jum,
club, ami more often your wife has him to
dinner und you sit over the eofUu with hMn
afterwards, while ho smokes yuur eigus n
trilln condescendingly and kindly sn aks a
good word lor your v.iue, until tho e.iii
voratlon dies nwnv for the twentieth time
in ten minutes, and he oxcusis himself and
returns to thu .ulle&: the "Indies" in tlu
cabe being your iliughter. who, during the
List half of tho tin minutes, has be on
tieckuiiliiitr to him fiom behind the hall
door, where she Imagined huself unseen
by you. Vou do mi beg him to May,
somehow It Is veiy dlillcult to make con
versation with the Man Your Daughter
And to you keep on meeting him nt short
Intervals, until ono day your daughter le
cldes that he Is absolutely neo. ssary to her
future happiness, and you puiehase him
lor her at a llguru whiUi you consider
qulto modest, when you come to think mf
his shoes and halt! whereupon your wifo
n..rr.a vr.1l thflt VOU ll.tV'O lllllll' Ullll. llllil
New mode of wearing hair and halrpln
G re clan.
AW .
vou experience a Might glow nf pride as a
result of her commendations, and yon leel
rather thankful that you won't have to
tttll. IU HUH ,'! "l V ,-.,o. H, IllUllld,-
Ulchatd Stlllman Powell in Life.
Tllli QL'IXN
MitvV SS
EVERY STYLISH WHAN
In Kansas Citv at.il vicinity lias bought fooi'W at our store, was sat
isfied, catnu again, anl lrotii;lit hor friends; that'H why vou always
liml its btisiy. MJPUUIOK STVLKS at LOWEST PHIUIirf is
our niolto. In auticipaiioii of tho busiest week of thu Season wo
have enya'jrcfl extra lio'p in all dcpaitincnts, assuring yon prompt and
careful attention. To-moirow wo place on salo over 500 'J'rillllllCfl
H.'llS, no two alike, lanyiiii; in price, &1.0S, G.-IS, 82. 08, a. 18,
Si. tH, $.r (18 up to $L'.r) each, that yon cannot duplicate clso
where for one-tliiiil tnorc. Any lady that
WEAuS OUR IlLLiNERY
can feel certain of correct hn.-ulwcar. We soil no othor kind. Wo
show over 1,001) Do7.CH Ullt 1'illllllCil UilU. Our btoek contains
evuiy p-ood shape inanulactureil in ovrry stylish color at 30c,
tSe. ti."u). 7Je, Oe, A1.2.". und 1. 18. Alany eicltibivo shapes not to
be found in othr slocks.
featjieuboas 100,:tu .'::!!::. '..::..r!:: zi0
or ah
Qualities
And Li'iiirtlis
CKXUiVK 0TIMCH ri
.r.H. 12,25,
HU
Children's School Hals
25.-, 39c, 48c, 65c, 73c,
Triiiimcil anil Ciilriinincil Sailors am! Waiting Hals,
No good style mado not (o be found in our assortment, at
15c, 25c. 39c 48c, 73c, 98c, S.35, $1.48, S1.98. $2.48.
Don't make a millinery purchase en- evauuning our offorings. It will
p.iyou.
S KflUSS-LPSS
LADIES PARADE
To our store this week .tiul see the great variety
of Sewing Machines we offer at special prices
from $10.00 up to $75. We carry parts, needles,
elc, for all machines, and we would be pleased
to have you drop in between the parades and
see our stock.
SCOTT
G, I. DEOSI, EKSS'I,"'.--"
9 ioig Wtilnut stroot.
OFFERS SELECT SEAL GARMENTS, CAPEs" "eTC."
Itcnii ile'ls ulmtu urllrli't Intn 1..ttrt 1'iirUl.iu unci l.iiniliiii Myli'i unit
(11 iiiinli ri mi inn Miletiy 1 lr,l-tlas nt Meiilrmte, I'rlti-i.
ii
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wnv i ham: woman.
lYoin tho Wostinlnsti r Clai ttp.
A corrt'sjioiiik'Ht, whose pes vvt tic. line
to illriilite, bcnels us the following tvvi-iny-t
1 1 f mi&uurh to the aliov qiie-stlon. "Why
1 Il.iii Woman."
Kitat llcf.'iiuo bhe st.ihs me In iho ryo
with lit'r 11 ir-ii-ol, oltfrs no aiitloy uiiil
luuliH .is If I ilhl It.
Hfieiiiel lli!tiiiicO hhe inishim lor .1 l u'd
In li.ilnti .md oniiiiliiisis, niul, lii'ini; 111,
never makes itny loom fur nny otlie'f peo.
(lie.
Thlnl lie cause, li publle1, her pr.ittlu Is
auiliblu and unue'-ii-lnt,". ami in links the
Monraihli's unit chiiiaeteiUtiCM ut nil her
Hi. mils liy name.
rmirtli Hee.tnse i,ln ellseiisses doeUs
vutli her Kisttt oppos.te, mill ilt ei iht 1 fab
rics ami lUiiiKi us If nt her elie-siti.ilr'-i.
I'lfth- lleeuuso she tllmlii lo tin uiii nf
omnibuses, to ilebcentl lrom ivhUh th inantl3
Etuce niul ileeency.
SIMh Itetaiiso dlie thliiKs tiie only way
tu imilui an omnllius Mop Is to jneil iho
tltlver, If slm 1 annot re.u h the tonilin tor
Seventh Hecaiike, heinu of the el.ita tor
vvhieh oinnlhiises aio nut, the epulis Ii t
coaelitiidn anil nilna her lioii-a hy liur ib
1101 .tut or !m uiislilei.no lite of the in
llUlith Uee.iuse, ln-liig of iny ti.t s, she
loves u "reinnunt elay" ami tlotes on bar
IMlus. Ninth Becausfl t-be mUluvs her hit;,
losi s her haiulKerchUf ami e.uiks her
purse in her h.inel.
Tenth lie ediibu she lecltes, jila j a viollna
ami 1 ides liUvck'S.
lileventh llec'iiuso llO leads accounts of
wuelilint'ii ami list1 ot picstnts In laeliea'
lievvp.tpers.
Twelfth llecauso falio valks three In a
row upon the pavement nnJ expects every,
ono i'Imi to iii.ihe way for her.
Thirteenth llecatuo bliu worships priests
ami eliucous, as well tu, llluntrtous persona
ami cavalry otllceit,,
t'orteenth llecauso she Is "lluent. but not
lucid," ami more concerned about the) num.
her of her fuels than the 11 nth of them.
Fifteenth liecaiise. In nine cases out of
ten, the can neither sew, nor read aloud,
nor in. 1 lto tea.
Sixteenth llecauso sho Is always wilting
letters ami wamlns nie uuel othcis tu uu
bwer them.
Seventeenth Because she Is tho slave of
fashion; and that not only In clothes, but
In art. music, manners, reunion, liouers,
Jewelry, language and furultuie,
lllKhteenth Because she dges not value
anything simply because It Is "good" (fol
owtiiK a fashion bet In the days beture
woman existed), but because It Is "wurn,
or "done," or even, "talked about."
Nineteenth Biicause If she is "nice"
OP IJI-AUTV HAT.
P'i vv-oitli fullv Sl.'-Jfi, on nlo cSti
" oVrC
7.', woiih fully SI.TJ, on Hale, CT) .
t 9bc
13.98,1498, $5.48
and Caps J:,:ADV J? WEAR
98c, $1.25 and $1.48.
MILLINERY CO.,
1112 .Main SI.
BROS.
NO. 1117
WALNUT ST.
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I'atkiK. s of a 2 IthotitiMtlsm Cure
hu- illi it - eisis sou ,. .nd ion then
have to do it alt over .team or try
Miiiu ililn- il , liLiMuse vou are tu
tho u.iuio 01 .1 woise condition thtti
at Hi 1 1 I' no I. lei noi 01st not only
I'lire jour rheiimailMii, but keein it
nnil It iie.i onlj cures your lheu.
in.iUMii, but will cure wall t in il laell.
Ii elinul any ispiie with which yiu
in.ll he alllleteil, .Not only vvlll it euro
vuiirstlf, but it will buecesstiilly t vat
iveij other member of veur family
ut .my time In sl-ort, it becomes tho
litinil) dot mr without pi Ice e.M'vpt
ilr-t com. iinl .ih.tjs without ni'Ml
eine Ir.vestinitif it and write us for
destnpilvo literature,
ELECTROPOiaE CO.,
317 Itlilgii Itlili;., liiiniiii City, .Vlti.
LaOYY?iXnrT.-rnTmCfTT?Rrrrwrgi
siio is sure to hei conventional; und If she
Is not kjiivvnttonal, she Is eeiieially not
nut
Twentietli Because If you tell her a se
cret, sho passe it on at once to other
filciuls "I tloit't mind telling you. dear,
hut It mustn't ko any luither." '
Twenty-Ill st Because bhe Is often cari.
less as to food, and thinks cheapness the
llrst requisite In wine.
Miudow.
Youth has its sorrows, bitter, poignant,
us a child, her childish hopes were
slain.
Her heart was hurt, or her Binall soul
felt pain,
And thlnus cut to the quick. Sho could
not Keep
Her youtif ejes free from tears; yet, lu a
while,
O love, O life, back of her tears a smile.
Age has IU wisdom, knowledge, reasons
w ise.
To stay the heart when borrow rends It
deep;
And bo, lu fortitude, from out her eyes
All token of her Krlef she strove to keep.
But yet, despite the patient trial of her
years.
Behind her smile one caught the gleam ot
tears.
UINNIE M'INTYUE.
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