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CHORIS GIRL TELLS THE GLOBE
OF GLAMOR OF STAGE
SHE LIKES THE EXCITEMENt
Details of Daily Stage Routine mm
Seen by a Maiden Who Hnil*
From Somnolent Phil
"Its my first season," said the Chorus
Girl. "1 think the stage is perfectly
She was such a pretty Chorus Girl—the
cne the editor of The Globe's wom
an's page interviewed yesterday—that if
the had exclaimed over her own loveli
ness instead of the beauty of the barren
stage, one must of necessity have for
given her. It is true her hair was
ilondined and she showed a naive inap
j.reciation of familiar grammatical rules,
but the former made a halo about a face;
that had retained all its childlike con
tour, and the latter—well, the latter was
forgotten when one looked at the big
tleepy gray eyes that flashed now and
then from under their long lashes. The
setting only spoiled the picture that this
tall, slim young chorus girl made. The
room was small and cheerless. An un
finished breakfast unattractively arrang
ed on a big black tray occupied one of
the two chairs in the room. The visitor
occupied the other and the Chorus Girl
perched herself on the trunk.
"What do 1 like about it?" she repeated
dreamily. •Why," candidly, "I think it's
the excitement. You see we're always
going some place and there is always
something to see or do. The girls in. the
company are awfully nice, too. It seems
like one big family.
"My home is in Philadelphia," con
tinued the Chorus Girl confidentially.
"Perhaps you've heard," innocently,
"that Philadelphia is slow?' The visitor
"Yes, it's awfully slow," and the Cho
rus Girl sighed retrospectively. "And,
anyhow, I always wanted to go on the
Btage. Of course, I had had a little ex
perience in private theatricals and I
danced and sang a little. When the com
pany began to rehearse in Philadelphia
I went to the manager and asked him
for a position. He gave me one at once.
"It was difficult at first. Everything
was strange. So many girls were crowd
ed into the dressing rooms and there was
the make-up. Nobody tells you anything
about that. You have to use your own
judgment and ask the other girls about
the results. You get to be a good judge
yourself in a very short time and you find
out what kind^ of rouge is best for your
face. Most of the girls use grease paint,
but I never do. Before I make-up, how
ever, I rub cold cream on my face and
then I apply cosmetics. Then, when I
•want to remove the paint after the per
formance 1 rub more cold cream on and
that takes most of the paint off. In that
way. you sei\ I protect my skin.
"Are chcrus girls ambitious? Yes, 1
tlink most of them are. You see,"
naively, "there are always some girls in
the chorus you don't like and naturally
you want to get ahead of them. That
makes you do your best.
"No, I don't find it hsrd work, and I
really like one night stards. Yes, I know,
most girls don't, but I truly do. You see.
if you don't like a town very well you
just have to remember that you are
there only for that one night and you
can look forward to the new town that
'•the company is to visit.
"What do I like best about my work?
Why, I like the dancing and the "different
colored lights and the music and the ap
plause. Suppers and things?" The CHo
rus girl threw back her head and laugh
ed. "You read about these in the pa
pers," she said, demurely. "We do not
hear so much about them on the stage.'"
Of Social interest.
Mr. ami Mrs. A. C. Floan, of Ash!an-1
avenue, save a large dinner party last
night. Covers were laid for twenty-four.
The table decorations were very hand
some. The guests sat at a long table
on which four candelabra shed a pretty
light. The center piece was a huge
bunch of yellow daffodils and vines of
smilax furnished the needful touch of
green. The dinner cards were of burnt
wood, each being burnt with its own
er's name. The guests were Mr. and
Mrs. .T S. Wing and Arthur Wing, of
Red Wing; Miss Frances Berry of Fari
bault; Mr. and Mrs. Sorenson and Mr. and
Mrs. J. Orms, Minneapolis; H. Leveroos
of West Superior; Capt. William Biorn
stadt, of Fort Sheridan, 111.; Dr Biorn
stadt, of Cannon Falls, and the following
St. Paul people: Mr. and Mrs. G.
Koekler, Mr. and Mrs. C. Brandt, Mr. and
Mrs. H. Lohrbauer, Mr. and Mrs J
Lohrbauer, Miss Mabel Siqveland Miss
I oykendall, Miss Emma Leveroos %rs
GJ.-I.oman. Mrs. B. G. Leveroos, Dr'
1. Siqvtland and F. Waags
Mrs. O. E. Dodge, of Holly avenue
gave a progressive popcorn party Wcdne*'
day evening far her daughter, Miss
Orace. Iwelve guests were entertained
Miss Wilson, of Marshall avenue en
tertained at whist Wednesday afternoon
High scores were made by Miss Mad>
gan, Miss Wakefield, Miss McQuillan and
Mrs. J. p. Adamson and Mrs. Willis
Pierce save a guessing ..party yesterday
afternoon at Mrs. Adamson's home on
Carroll street. The hostesses were assist
ed by Mrs Allen Ter. Bush and Miss
Bessie Currie. Favors were won by Mrs.
i£'w lrt01k Mi!£ Etta Hopkins, Mrs.
O. E. Wood, Mrs. E. C Currie and Miss
Woodruff. Mrs. J. P. Adamson save
character sketches of Dickens
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The Misses Burkhard entertained a few
friends at ping pong Wednesday evea-
Miss Lilah Douglas, of St. Anthony
Park, will give a luncheon and cinch
party Saturday at her home on Knapn
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Morton, of East
.Ninth street, entertained informally at
cards last night.
♦ * *
Miss Elizabeth Reed, of Lincoln avenue
will entertain the Young Ladies' Kuciire
club Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. J. B. Baird and Mrs. Noroval
Marchand gave an informal tea yester
. day afternoon, for Mrs. Lord and Mrs
CLUBS AXD CHARITIES.
The employes of the Twin City Tele
phone company have organized the Cedar
Social club. The officers are: H X
Fowler, president; W. G. Campbell,'vice
president; Fred Slingsby, secretary; Miss
Rose Kent, treasurer.
The Ladies' Social Union of St Pauls
Universalist Church will hold an all-day
meeting next Tuesday at the residence of
Mrs. H. Rothschild, 553 Marshall avenue
A colonial social will be given tomorrow
evening by the ladies of St. Paul's Unl
versalist church at the residence of Mr
and Mrs. H. E. Lamb, wo Laurel avenue
A pleasing programme has been pre
Royal Oak camp, ,R. N. A., will give a
card party this evening at Odd Fellows'
hall. Mrs. Sutton, Mrs. Hale, Mrs. Gil
bert, Mrs. Haven and Miss Yorg have
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. E. J. Romans, of Holly avenue,
entertained the Dames of the Round Ta
ble yesterday afternoon. Each member
invited one guest. Papers, were read by
Mrs. H. H. Stillwell and Mrs. George
Mrs. A. H. Osgood, of Prescott street,
entertained the White Rose Birthday
club Wednesday afternoon. Favors were
won by Mrs. A. E. Donaldson, Miss En
wright and Mrs. Osgood.
Macalester college will give its annual
declamatory contest Friday evening, Feb.
28, at the Macalester Presbyterian church.
Mrs. R. G. Klrkwood, of Wesley ave
nue, will entertain the Hamline W. C. T.
D. this afternoon.
Mrs. J. J. Boulton, of Valley street,
will entertain the Entre Nous club this
Mrs. J. T. George, of Summit place,
will entertain the birthday club this aft
The Dayton's Bluff Mothers' club will
meet this afternoon at the Van Buren
The Laurel Cycle club will give a dan
cing party tonight at Litt's hall.
Pride of St. Paul Hive No. 7, Ladles of
the Maccabees, will give a card party
this evening at their hall, 377 Robert
The ladies of Bethany Congregational
church will give a colonial social at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. George Hosmer,,
on Stryker avenue, this evening.
Mrs. H. S. Johnson -will give a De
morest medal contest tonight at the Y. M.
C. A. rooms.
Garfield Woman's Relief corps will give
a card party this afternoon at the Gar
field post hall.
The Ladies' Aid Society of Trinity
Methodist Church will give a masquerade
party this evening at the home of Mis.
E. L. Burton, on Rondo street.
Mrs. Chapman, of Holly avenue, will
entertain the Woman's Missionary So
ciety of the First Presbyterian Church
Mrs. L. E. Shipley, of West University
avenue, will entertain the Art Euchre
club this afternoon.
The Woman's Foreign Missionary So
ciety of Dayton Avenue Presbyterian
Church will meet this afternoon in tho
A silver tea will be given this afternoon
at the home of Rev. and Mrs. H. B.
Steelman on Ashland avenue, for the
benefit of Woodland Park Baptist
Mrs. Pennings ton, of Oakdale avenue,
will entertain the Ladies* Study Class of
the West Side this afternoon.
TW Monroe School Mothers' club will
give its annual reception this afternoon
in the kindergarten room of the school.
Mrs. M. Haney. of Marion, delegate to
the Degree of Honor convention, is visit
ing Mrs. K. E. Moore and Miss Alta B.
Mccre, of 154 Western avenue.
Miss Berry, of Faribault, and Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Wing, of Red Wing, are guests
of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Floan. of A§hland
avenue, for a couple of weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Wilkes, of the Aber
deen, are in Chicago.
Miss Norton, Holly avenue, is in New
Mrs. A. W. Mclntyre, of the Aberdeen,
is in Chicago.
Miss Newport, Ashland avenue, gill re
turn next week from New York and will
be accompanied by Mrs. R. M. Newport,
who has been spending the winter in
Mrs. W. B. Mitchell, of St. Cloud, is
spending a few days with Mrs. G. B.
Edgerton, Portland avenue.
Mrs. C. H. Clark, Holly avenue, is en
tertaining her daughter, Mrs. Putnam,
Mrs. Charles E. Blethan, of Walnut
Grove. Minn., is the guest of Mrs. Frank
A. White, Euclid View.
Mrs. E. A. Stedman and Miss Brincher
hoff. Portland avenue, will leave shortly
for Lynn, N. C.
The Woman's Work Society of the Cen
tral Presbyterian church held an all day
meeting yesterday, in the church parlors.
Mrs. F. A. Upham, Mrs. W. P. Davidson
and Mrs. Andrew Cattanach had charge
of a very daintily served luncheon, which
was attended by a number of the men
of the church. The attendance was larger
than at any previous meeting. Mrs. Wil
liam A. Campbell, who has been active
both in the work of the church and Sun
day school for twenty-one years, will
leave about March for Washington,
where she will make her future home.
She was presented yesterday with a
handsomely set ring, an opal surrounded
by diamonds, by Mrs. A. B. Meldrum,
in behalf of her church friends, in ap
preciation of her valuable services.
XeT»- Home for Waifs.
The Children's Home Society of Minne
sota, will soon begin the erection of a
new home on Dooley avenue, St. Anthony
Park. Joseph Elsinger, of St. Paul, gave
the society six lots at the park, and it
is on these lots that the new building
is to be erected. Capt. John Martin,
president of the First National bank, of
Minneapolis, recently offered the society
$25,000 for the erection of a home, pro
vided the society would raise another
$25,0(0 for maintenance.
Successful Studio Recital.
The vocal pupils of Mrs. Vina Avery
Beckwith gave a recital last evening In
her studios in the Phoenix block. Frank
lyn Krieger was the accompanist. The
soloists were Miss Jessie Holloway, Mrs.
Stella Mahar and Miss 1 Nellie Van Du
zer. The Orpheus Quartette sang a num
ber of selections.
A Sew Organization.
The artists and art craftsmen of St.
Paul will meet next Wednesday even,
ing in the studios on the top floor of the
New York Life building for the purpose
of forming an art league. The object
of the organization is the encouragement
of art in general and the arousing of
public interest in the art talent of the
Last Day of Exhibit.
The following committee has charge of
the public effort to purchase one of Alex
is Fournier's pictures for the St Paul
library; ' t". .
- Miss Chislett, Miss Williams, Miss
Gauthier, Miss Colter, Miss Nabersberg,
Miss Olive Long. Miss Wheelock, Miss
Constans, Miss ■, Butler, v Miss Corcoran
Miss Sommers, Mrs. Sam Joy, Mrs. Aaron
Burt and Mrs. C. H. Duncan
be exhibited 116 laSt day the pictures &'$
Farewell Concert. *
A farewell concert will be given tomor
row evening at the Salvation army half
There will be refreshments and a musical
programme, Mr. Butler, organist of the
Bates Avenue M. E. church, contributing
Bethesda hospital will celebrate the
tenth anniversary of its foundation, Fri
day, March 7. In the afternoon there
will be a reception and addresses at the
nurses' home, and in the evening there
will be a larger meeting at the First
Swedish Lutheran church. Dr. Audreen,
'^*HfflT ST. PAUL GLOBE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1902.
president of the Augustana college, Rock
Island, 111., will be the principal speaker.
Mr. Lnfkin Lectured.
Dr. H. M. Lufkin lectured last night
before the Ramsey County Graduate
Nurses' association, on "The Feeding of
WHITE STUFFS FOR iIMMER.
Thls is the temperature in which the
very best kinds of wash goods make their
debut for the season. In fact, it is the
best kind of weather in which to stay in
the house and sew if there are yet women
who do their own sewing, and one aoes
come across one now and then who makes
at least her own shirt waists.
White is to bemused more than ever this
year, and it has many good qualities. It
washes well, no one can doubt that, and
there is no trouble with fading, as there
often is with the best colored goods,
which will change color in the sun when
they will withstand even a careless wash
White, is always in good style for morn
ing or afternoon wear, and it will go with
everything. It will become soiled more
quickly, or least show that it is soiled
sooner than other goods'; but the one lux-
EBONY CAKE. CREAM GARNISH.
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The frosting of this cake is the.only
part which is dark, as the cake is almost
pure white. For the cake beat the whites
of ten medium sized eggs until so stiff
and dry that you can turn the bowl over
and they will not drop out. Then add
gradually three-quarters cup of fine
granulated sugar, beating across the
bowl and not stirring. Add one teaspoon
of flavoring, and one-third cup of flour,
four level tablespoons of cornstarch, one
level teaspoon of cream tartar and a
few grains of salt sifted together three
times. Do not beat after the ingredi
ents are well mixed, as the air cells of
the beaten egg and the air in the lightly
sifted flour will be liberated by much
stirring, and the lightness of the cake
ury in which a "woman should plan to
indulge in the summer is an extra al
lowance for the laundry, and by having
work done at home the cost of fresh
frocks and gowns is comparatively liale.
To toegin with, the thinnest goods, which
to many people are the least attractive,
there are the embroidered Swisses for
evening and many semi-dress occasions.
There is nothing prettier in effect than
a frock of one of these sheer muslins,
and there is nothing to be found this sea
son in which there is more variety.
There are, in the tirst place, the dots.
There are tiny dots no bigger than a
pinhead, set closely together, and there
are other fine dotted muslins with the
dots a trifle larger and set a little fur
ther apart and intersected at intervals
by eight-inch dots. Still other patterns
having only one-size dots show these
half the size of the larger ones. The
dotten muslins will cost 60 cents a yard,
and nothing more serviceable can be
found. The dot is a pattern of eternal
youth, and it never becomes conspicu
After the dots come all sorts of pat
terns in the Swisses, and all sorts of
prices ranging up to $1.50. For that price
one can find a pattern of stripes of equal
width, one of the plain and fine muslin,
and the other a lace stripe with an em
broidered pattern upon it. Very pretty
at $1 is a variation of the dot pattern,
MISS HANNA TO BE A BRIDE.
Mabel, Daughter of Senator Mark Hanna, to Wed Cartoonist Parsons.
Miss Mabei Hanna. daughter of Senator Marcus A. Hanna, is soon to be
married to Harry A. Parsons, who han won some celebrity as a newspaper car-
TPaJi « ♦ !?■ herself announced her engagement by introducing Mr.
Parsons to Minister Wu Ting Fang as her fiance i
tiny dots with here and there a three
There are fancy stripes, with small
figure patterns between lace stripes,
combined with fancy figures, diamonds,
large and small, composed of fancy lines
and woven lace designs in diamonds and
fancy stripes, comoined with embroidered
figures. Thb lace figured Swisses average
at about $1.25 a yard.
FOR HEALTH AND BEAUTY.
If you wish to clear your skin and get
rid of the disfiguring spots on forehead
or chin, you must make up your mind" to
undertake a. severe regime, both in diet
and personal care. The sallowness so
noticeable on many a young face is prob
ably a result of insufficient circulation
and of improper digestive work. The
blotches come indirectly from the same 1
cause or from some other trouble which
appertains to functional health.
Your dislike to water is natural to
your condition, but you can never im
prove until you have overcome it. Bath
ing is the best, in fact, it is the only
way of improving the circulation, and it
Bake In a tube pan for at least forty
five minutes, and possibly ten minutes
more will be needed for the cake must
shrink from the pan before it is taken
cut. Like a meringue or sponge cake
this cake must have a slow oven.
For the frosting break up two squares
of chocolate and melt over hot water,
add a level teaspoon of butter and three
tablespoons of hot water. It will become
a thick mass and you will think that
you have spoiled it, but stir in gradually
one-half cup of powdered sugar and per
haps a level tablespoon more, and it will
spread smoothly over the cake; add fla
voring. Garnish this cake with whipped
cream when served.
—Alice E. Whi taker.
must be constant. At night take a warm
bath, rather a hot one, using a flesh
brush of a loofa vigorously and tubbing
yourself into a glow afterwards with a
coarse Turkish towel. If you can stand
a cold plunge in the morning—that is,
if your heart is entirely strong and ac
tive—never omit it, cays the Pittsburg
Dispatch. In two weeks with deep
breathing practiced all the time, an 3
especially when you are in the open air,
you will notice an improvement. It re
quires a good deal of moral courage, and
you will find yourself at times very
loath to take these energetic measures,
but they are necessary,, and without
them you can hope for no improvement
In your diet you must eat green vege
tables, lettuce, watercress, celery and
radishes, one of these at least once every
day. and for other food take cooked veg
etables, dressed simply with a little but
ter and cream, boiled rice and rice soups
made with peas, beans or one of the cere
als. Do not eat meat oftener than three
times a week and let it be rare beefsteak
broiled simply, or roast beef or lamb.
Do not touch pork or veal in any form.
Eat fruit at every meal, and eat at least
two apples each day. preferably just be
fore going to bed.
Celery an ii rat in.
After selecting all the best of the in-
ner bleached stalks for salad, cut the
remainder of the bunch into half-inch
bits, first scraping off any spots or
stringy portions. Cover with boiling wa
ter and let it cook until tender; If you
have about one pint of the celeuy let the
water boil away to about one-half- cup.
Drain off this water and add to it one-half
cup of cream and heat again. Melt one
rounded tablespoon of butter, add one
rounded tablespoon of flour, and when
well mixed add gradually the hot liquid.
Stir as it thickens and add salt and pep
per. Turn the cooked celery into a bak
ing dish and sprinkle over it from one
fourth to one-half cup of grated cheese.
Pour the sauce over the whole and cover
the top with one-half cup of fine cracker
crufnbs moistened with melted butter.
Bake in a hot oven until the crumbs are
brown. Surround the dish with a paper
ruffle and garnish with a tuft of the yel
low celery leaves. The cheese may be
omitted and the celery and sauce may
be turned into the shell of an Edam or
pineapple cheese, covered with the but
tered crumbs and baked until the crumbs
are browned. The cheese shells will
give the celery sufficient flavor.
WOMAN'S GOLF VEST.
A snug-fitting vest that can be worn
bereath the wrap, when the weather de
mands, is a recognized necessity in this
uncertain climate. Not golf players alone,
but women of all pursuits find it essen
tial to the complete winter wardrobe.
This admirable garment includes
many desirable features and is suited
to all fancy yestings, the sleeves being
made of silk in a harmonizing tone The
vesting provides warmth for the body
while it is fitted so snugly as to avoid
undesirable bulk, and the silk sleeves al
loy of slipping the coat, or jacket, on
and off with ease.
The vest is made with a seamed back
under-arm gores and fronts fitted with
single darts. The neck is slightly open
to avoid disturbing the collar or stock
and the closing i s effected by means of
buttons and buttonholes. The sleeves are
m coat style and absolutely plain.
To cut this vest for a woman of me
dium size. I*4 yards of material 27 inches
wido. or % yard SO inches wide will be
required, with 1% yards of silk for
MEXI7 FOR SATURDAY.
Sliced Bananas. Cream.
Hamburg Steaks. Lyonnaise Potatoes
Sally Lunns. Coffee.
Cheese Fondu. Baked Mushrooms.
Butter Cakes. Cereal Coffee.
Cream of Pea Soup.
Smothered Chicken. Ri ce .
Prune Pudding. Vanilla Sauce.
IF XATI'RE KXEW.
Were I the brook, and you came down to
And set your feet on my adoring peb-
And stood upon the bridge above my
I would not pass, a singer, to the sea,
But drop on drop, a host of little rebels,
My waters would rush back, and, flower
Deepen—a sea of dew drops at your feet!
Were I the cloud, and you came out, mv
And^ walked with face uplifted to the
The loaded thunder guns I'd spike, the
Signs of the rain take down, and from
The roof of storms, a burst of light
Your heaven I would arch with splendid
A rainbow, unpreceded by a rain!
TEACH DOMESTIC LORE
MRS. JAMES TALKS TO WORKING
More than four hundred people attended
the entertainment and open meeting given
by the Columbia lodge, No. 2, Working
Girls' league at Federation hall last night.
The programme consisted of a number of
musical numbers, both vocal and instru
Among the features of the programme
Jne Qlobes JDaily Short Story \
Jf Whistling Woman.
Copyright, 1902, by Daily Story Pub. Co.
Moosehead Camp, Me.
Oct. 21, 1900.
My Dearest Louise—l can't date this
"on the road to Mandelay," for the ther
mometer outside of our camp door de
clares it 42 degrees, so I rather feel 1 am
en route to the north pole, but as this is
just to tell you a little of our jolly hunt
ing trip and not a weather report, I shall
rot waste time telling you how cold it is.
You know our party, consisting of
Brother Tom and his wife, our cousins,
Harry and Lewis Thompson, and my
self, left Balto Oct. 15 for Boston, from
there to Portland, and then a bee line
for this camp in the heart of the woods.
When 1 see you 1 will tell you all of
the comforts and discomforts of this sort
of living; what characters our guides are,
and all that; but just now I have one
piece of news that overshadows all else.
I have shot a deer! Yes, truly, and I can
show you my guide's affidavit if my word
does not convince you.
I can just feel my head s welling every
time 1 think of it, and you will please
save your pennies for those gloves you
wagered that 1 would never see a deer
hoof in Maine.
I wish 1 coukl tell you of the charms
of this life. We leave camp early in 'fhe
rrorning, each with his own guide, and
though sometimes you do get just a little
tired, after you have tramped five or six
hours without seeing a noof mark, still
you enjoy the magnificent woods etc
and when your keen-eyed guide does spy
signs of game you forgejt all the aching
muscles and follow on with a light heart
But I must not let my enthusiasm run
away with me, for it's not likely you axe
as interested in deer talk as I am just
But I have had a funny little experi
ence that you may laugh over with me.
Do you remember when we came home
from Washington in September, just as
we left the train at the Union station we
saw Charlie English waving good-bye to
such a handsome man who was just
leaving him? And Charlie came to us
lamenting that we had been out of town
while he was entertaining a most charm-
Ing New Yorker. Well, my dear, we
have seen the N. Y. charmer up here, and 1
he has lost none of his good looks on the
We stopped over night at a small coun
try inn just before getting into our
camp, and as we sat around the open
fire in the sitting room, who should
tramp through into his own room ad
joining the sitting room, but the un
known New Yorker.
In a little while the rest of gthe party
left the room to look after traps, guides,
etc., and you know how I whistle to
keep my spirits up when alone! Quite
unconscicuftly I began whistling "Come
My Love, Ob, Come to Me.'" In » mo-
I MfacePiei Theklndthatsmacki
of the country home of year, ago.
fi It makes the moutfa water to think
of it -most cooks won't bother
now*-d ay g as they did then to« t
NONE Sliai r
to save the labor and expense and I
- «ive the husband* and the boy. I
pi« "like mother u«d to mat*" I
. No housewife has a cleaner kitchen I
r than ours, or can buy as carefully I
.or cheaply as we can. That's why I
None Such Mince Meat is only I
en a package - I iß^k.
■?'%>"•" ■V M ■ Merrell' Co-» Syracuse. N.Y. I ifp? y^\
was an address by Mrs. M. B. James, of
Minneapolis, who took for her topic,
"Skilled Labor." Mrs. James, together
with a number of other women in Min
neapolis, is interested in the establishment
of a school of domestic science and her
address last night was on the proposed
course of study in this scool. She is of
the opinion that the work of keeping
house could be done much better and
with much less expense if gone about in
a scientific way. Mrs. E. L«. Mann, of
this city, spoke upon "The Home From
the Housekeepers' Standpoint." Mrs. C.
A. Dibble, also of St. Paul, was to have
spoken upon the same topic, but she was
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Can you read this proverb?
Answer to puzzle in yesterdays 01 o be: Prince -Henry of Prussia.
s?S££, X heard from the next room a
whistling response, "Underneath Your
Window, Lou Dear, I Am Waiting." Then
I just couldn't resist answering, "Why
oon t you get a lady of yo' own?" Of
course it was dreadful, but wait till you
g^. a«^ hl. ft of this Maineoone,z °ne, and you
w-Il find it easy to drop your impressive
i n jol^ j?f se and do thin Ss unheard of
1 assure you when you drip trained
skirts and don abbreviated hunting
clothes, you drcp lots of fancy manners,
>s,u t'r nt o So en, the unknown then whis
tled I here's cnly one girl In the world
for me," and I answered, "I'm" only a
poor little s.nging girl." By this time
we were both laughing between whistles
and 1 heard h.s guide call, and I flew
from the mum just as he opened his
ooor, but I heard his whistle as he drove
oft, 'ilow can I bear to leave thee?"
Of course I'll never see him again to
I don t ntind the experience.
We will be here a week longer. Do
write me soon. Now I'm too sleepy fur
another wr>rd ocept good-night.
Yours with lots of love,
Hotel Touraine, Boston
_. _ t Oct. 30, 1900.
Dear Louise—Here we are transplanted
from the heart of the wilderness to the
perfection of luxury. You know what
this magn'ticent hotel is, so I won't waste
paper in telling you of its attractions.
We got here about noon today, dead
tired, but glowing with satisfaction and
tnumph, for our party of five got six
deer. I won't tell you who was the
lucky man who shot two, for he is al
ready sufficiently puffed up with pride.
But we think our record a fine one lor
our first big game trip.
We expect to get home Friday of this
week, so do come around at once and
play appreciative audience for us. We
will promise to talk you "deaf, dumb
and blind." Now, isn't that a pleasing
Guess who is in the hotel? The un
known whistler, looking even handsomer
He passed our table as we were at din
ner, and though I ga-ve no sign of recog
nition, I'm afraid I grew more rosy than
the occasion demanded.
How I shculd love to know what luck
he had, but now it's growing too late to
talk even about a good-looking stranger,
so here is a good-night kiss and I am
off to dreams. Do come around Friday
and tell me all that has happened in good
old Baltimore town since I left it, and
then give me a chance to tell you about
this trip, the greatest one a sport-loving
girl ever had.
With much love, from — Katherine.
P. S.—Brother Tom and Helen have the
room next to mine, and Tom has just
called to me that he has been swapping
yarns with the unknown ever a cold bot
tle. He only got on 3 deer, but he de
clares it's a beauty, splendid head, with
unable to be present on account of iil
ness. The entertainment portion of the
programme opened with an overture by
Pepin's orchestra whicn was followed
by a song by the Wilson children, two
very clever youngsters 1. They sang "Time
Will Tell" and were forced to respond lo
W. J. Tompkins, down on the pro
gramme as a "Versatile Comedian," en
tertained the audience for a few minutes
and he was followed by a vocal number
by Miss Lindgren. Miss Emma J. Veraia
and John F. Gehan each contributed &0103
to the entertainment and Bert Varnum
did an Irish character sketch.
eight points. His name is Courtney Fos
ter. Not bad, is it? Again good-night.
Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1900.
Louise Dear: You wil never guess what
happened last evening. About quarter
of 9, as I sat trying to stifle yawns and
talk to that stupid Howard Anderson, I
heard the bell ring, and I began to hope
for rescue, and It came. For who should
walk in but Charlie English and the man
You may imagine how dumfoumled I
was, but the natural instinct of a hostess
saved me, and in a moment Mr. Foster
was duly presented.
We had a most delightful evening, in
spite of my embarrassment, for, of
course, he was too clever to hint at our
Yes, I'm heartily ashamed of it now.
and I know the old adage concerning a
whistling woman, but it's too late to cry
over it now. •
Hastily yours, with love,
Baltimore. Feb. 19, 190}.
My Dearest Louiso: Let me whisper a r
bit of news to you about a lovely new
ring that I have just gotten. Now, can
you guess what the news is. and who
gave the ring? Of course, its Courtney
Foster. It just couldn't be anybody else
in all the world, and if you think I can
begin to tell you what a darling he is in
this scrap of a note you are much mis
But come around the minute you read
this, and such a talk as we will have.
So old proverbs count for naught, and
who cares if I uui whistle for my lad—
and got him .though I still blush when
I recall the Maine experience.
Hoping to see you soon, I am always
your devoted,. —Katharine.
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