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WASHION WOMO WRSTERS.
Society Women Have Taken to Still An
other Fat and the 'Nen are all
The society women of Washing
ton have taken to still another fad.
It is nothing less than the noble art
of ..: estling as taught by two pro
fessionals. iately come out of Japan
to instruct the fashionable women
of tlis country how to become
Oriectally graceful. strong and
s'OupIe. says the WNashington cor
r:Sponldent of the N ty*s and( Cotr
I -s. \Vadsworth . a woman Of
unique ideas and a leader in Wash
inton's ziart set. is responsllble
for this facinating Lenten iver
sion. When she inlormed her
friends a few weeks ago that she
had a surprise in store for them no
one sus1pected that two natives of
japan were en route across the Pa
cific to fill professional engage
ments in Washington as instructors
in wrestling clases for the rich.
The sensation waxed even great
er when the two Japanese arrived
and proved to be almond-eyed
maidens of great beauty. They
brought with them credentials of
the highest order from the royal
family of the Flowery Kingdom, in
which it was set forth that the bear- I
ers were the most famous of all the
women wrestlers of Japan.
Soc'ety sent u!p three cheers for
Mrs. Wadsworth for getting a dis
tinct novelty in this imported talent,
and all the women of' Washington
are on the anxious bench to learn
whether or no they will be invited
-to join Mrs. Wadsworth's wrest
The. most correct Japanese cos
tumes will be adopted for the
wrestling .classes, and the Countess
Cassini's fencing fad and Mrs.
George Howard's Turkish bath
leadership arc both threatened.
At Mrs. Wadsworth's magnifi
cent home. on Dupont Circle. the
Japanese craze is in full flower.
Motor cars and smart carriages are
rolling under her porte cochere at
all hours of the day. bearing the
bearty- and the fashion of Wash
in1gton. wh4) want "to get'the latest
details of the wrestling plan. and
incidentally. a glimpse of thle two;
beautiful Japanese instructors."
Naturally the Rieil are all agog.
and at the 'Metropolitan. Army and
Navy and University clubs a great
deal of envious talk is going on. all
because this latest exercisi 1
seems to be exstisively for th. wo
It is m.c than likely that tle:
popular Jaa%V iia ill1%
appealed to to produce something
in the masculine line to offset the
women wrestlers. It is a horrible
thought to the husbands and the
brothers and the swveethearts of
WVashington society that by the end:
of the present Lenten season, the:
women might outdo 'the men if it
came to a wrestling match, either
domestic or otherwise.
It is predicted wvith confidence,
too;.that directly the women attain
proficiency in this popular sport of:
Ja'pan exclusive wrestling, exhibi
tions may be expected in Mrs.
Wadsworth's beautiful ball room.,
as something distinctly up-to-date
in the entertainment line, surpass
ing in interest Miss Barney's forth
coning private theatricals.
A SENSATIONAL INCIDENT.
-Dhe Confederate Hlag GP:es Way to "Old
lory" at Uemson.
An occurrence at Clemson Col
lege of unusual and sensational in
terest is thus described by an eye
There has just been erected at*
the college a flag-pole, eighty-six
feet high. Recently one of the boys
took up a collection and had1 a flag.
fourteen.brw twenty-one teet. 01
the "Stars'and Bar" made. an(l the
afternoon of March 12 at h:30.
while the college band played "lDix
e" and amid the cheers ot the un
covered five hundred Clems''n
os, the flag of .the Conmederacy
was raised. It was lowrered after
dark and the companies marched
to the pole from reveille this morn
in1g. and again the flag was raised
amid the cheers of the Clemson,
It sayed until 9 o'clock, when the
commandant, who is a Northerner,
ordered it taken down. The boys
had it down and hid before his or
dmer1r oul bebeyed. Imimediatea
lv after release from quarters at
the morning inspection. however,
all of the boys went to the flag pole!
and were raising the flag for
the third time. The command
ant came out of his office, caught
hold of the rope and ordered.
it lowered. But in spite ('
his protestations and his placing
one boy under arrest, the flag was
The fla- floated proudly till afterl
church. when the commandant
made a speech in which he said
among other things: -Boys. I (lont
lame vyon for honoring the flag
Vour fathe.s and grandfathers
fought fr. Three cheers for the
tag of the Southern Confederacy.
Tliree cheers were given with a
vim in which the minister, the fac
,tv and the ladies joined heartily.
tontinuing he said: "'But the South
proved that there was only one flag
in 1898. Boys. there's no use talk
ing. we lave the greatest flag on
the face of the earth to day. And
now I want the band to play Dixie
while we lower the Stars and Bars,
and then to play the Star Spangled
Banner while we raise the Stars
. So while the band played "Dixie
and while the boys stood with un
covered heads sending forth cheer
upon cheer, the flag of our fathers
was lowered and the flag of our
forefathers and our flag was raised.
Three rousing cheers were given
for "Old Glory" and then three for
the commandant. .
0 n Ihisday, March 24, We
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