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(Froim the Washington Star)
'MLet me tell you a story," said a
courtly man born in 1854 and not old.
'When I came to Washington, that
was in 1875, an old lady used to come
here to talk with me. :We would sit on
a bench in the shade of the lodge. She
was old, though sprightly and
vivacious, and there was a charm in
her way of speaking, and in the ex
pression of her face and In her ges
tures, which would be hard, if not imi
possible to describe. ier hair was
white. but her( eyes were bright and
merry, and her voice was clear and
musical. It was still the voice of a
"It was very easy to understanld
that in her youth she had been a wo
man of exceptional beauty and charm
of mainer. We talked about many
things, especially about the old homes
an(d peoPle of Washington and George
town. 1She had had an extensive ae
quaintance aII(], although she told
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Thirty seconds after you touch the
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jabbing stabbing pain of it stops, for
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No corn, hard or soft, is too old or
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Immediately it dries and shrivels, the
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soon you can peel it right off with
your fingers as painlessly as you trim
Don't coddle corn pests. Don't nurse
and pamper them. Don't cut and trim
them. IlRlMOVWR them with "GICTS
IT". Costs a tritle at aigy drug store.
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They are fashion
vogues in the p<
fabrics of the seast
These suits play a
in your wardrobe.
and distinctive, but
viceable F all 0CC
A GOOD PLAM
D CABINET AND
scores of gosslpy 'little stories about
men and women 'who had been promi
nent in the long ago, there was noth
Ing uncharitable in the stories. At
last, she died, and she lies buried on
that slope. That old lady was Peggy
OWeal, who was the central figure
in the bittorest social war that ever
broke out ini Washington. That war
extended outside the 'bounds of so
clety and got into politics. It upset
the cabinet of a President and played
part in thhvarting the presidential
hoipes of a foremost statesman and
gave the prize to his political rival.
It resulted in the recall of at least
one foreign iniister to the ilited
States. And all that happened back
in the first adiministrationi of President
Tle story of Peggy O'Neal, heor
charm, her life and her adventu res is
one of tile traditions of old Washing
pegg.y was a (laighter of William
O'Neal, keeper of a taverni. I Peggy
"ls "a tavern k(1eper' daugihter."
Thai was a horrible position for a
Thle wives of politicialns in Wash
SIngtoll at tile time of And rew Jack
sonl heaped abuse on Peggy O'Neal.
They said the worst thiings tiv (are
to say ald iUrged their husban1 lids oil to
sayilg worse. 3ut old Anly Jacksoll
stood up for .her, eveii though his cab
illet tuml11bled, eveln thoigh John11 C.
(an11101111 was heateni for slcession1 -to
.1aekson as President of tile Ulnited
States and level tholghl Chaveller
'13engeian ii lygenis, iminlister of the
Netherlands. was recalled.
Jackso. stood by her ald her liius
band, .101111 11en1ry l'Iaton. The gossips
teini coulied Jacksos's name with that
Ca Wilet Wh 4s "A tgers" .Jaeksol
There is a it of material coniceri
ig Peggy O'Neal iii t hie 1ln:'ieycolcdia,
').\largaret O'Neal Eatoni, .1796-1897,
well known as iPeggy O'Neal, .was the
daughter of -tile keeper of a pollar
Washillington tavern an(i was n (oted for
ier beauty, wit an1d vivacity. Abotut
I823 she imiarried a purser inl the iiit
0(d States Navy, John 13. Timbeilake,
who Committed su1icide wilile on ser
vice ill tihe Mediterranean in i 1828. in
the following year sie married John
'flenrly F'atonl, 1780-1856, a 'Tevnnlessee
ioliticiai, at the time a member of
hi1e t;nit((d States sellate.
"Senator Eaton1 was a close personl
I Winter Suits are
smart and chic.
ed in 'the latest
>pular colors 'and
mn important part
They are modish
practical and ser
IE TO TRACE
al friend of President Jackson, who
in 1829, appolnted -him secretary of
wiar. This sudden elevation of Mrs.
Eaton into the cabinet social circle
was resented by the <wives of several
of Jackson's secretaries and charges
wore made against her of improper
Conduct with Eaton rprevious to her
narriage to him. The refusal of the
,wives of the cabinet members to rec
ognize the wife of his friend angered
President Jackson and he tried to
"Biventnally and partly for this
reason lie almost. compietely reorgan
ized his cabinet. Tie cffect of the in
cident on the political fortunes of
Vice-Prnsident John C. Calhoun to
'Mlartin Van Buren, the seci'etary or
state, who had taken Jackson's side
.in the quarrel and had shown marked
attention to Mirs. loaton, and whose
subsequent elevation to the presidell
cy through .Jackson's favor wa.s no
doubt partly attributed to this nci
dent. In it1, Mrs. Katon accoipan
ied her husband to -Spain, where he
was 'Uited States minister from
IS?36 to ISI.
-After t he death of her husband
she married a young Italian dancing
iast('r, Antonio Buihignani, but soon
obtainied a divorce Iron himin. She
lied in Washington, Nov'''nber 8,
In Appleton'slneyelopedia is a very
fair statement of the Plegy O'Neal al
fair, and the following is drawn fromt
that worik. Aftei reciting that Vice
President, Calhctun and Jackson's see
retary of state, "Alartin Van Ihiren,
wvere rival aspirants for succession to
the presidency, it is written.
"A curious affair now comes in to
influence Jackson's ,aersonal relation
to these mnii. Early in 1829, Eaton,
secretary of war, married a Airs.
Tiinbeilakie, with whose reputation
gossip had been .busy. It was said
that he hail shown her too much at
tenion dui ring tle lifetiie of her
"Jackson iwas always slow to be
iewe charge; against a, woman. Ii is
own wife, who hail been outrageous
ly imialigne(i by the Whig iewspapers
d irinig the canmipa !gn, had lately died
and thelrce was just, enough outward
simillarity betweeni Eatoni's marriage
aind] Isi own to make hii take Mrs.
Natoii's part with more than custom
(a'used Break With ('alhoun
"Mrs. Calhoun and the wives of
t1e secretaries (would not recognize
Ars. T'aton. Airs. Donelson, wife of
President Jackson's iiephew and iiis
tress of coremionies at the White
Ihouse, took a similar stand, but all
"Foreiost among those who frown
e( A's. Eaton out of society was
Mrs. Calhoun. On the other hand Mr.
Vanl Buren, a widower, found himself
al'h to be somewhat more complais-'
ant and accordingly rose in Jackson',
"The flres were fanned by 1ewis
and Kendall, who san in Van Buren
ai more eligible ally than Calhoun.
Presently intelligence was obtained
from Craw-ford. who hiatedi Calhoun,
to tl.e effect that the latter, as a memi
her of Mlonroe0c's cabinet, had disap..
prov'ed of Jackson's conduct in Flori
da. This 'was (juiite' tiue 'but Calhoun
had discr'etely yielded his judgment
to that of the cabinet le dbhy Adams,
and~ thnus had oticially sanctioned
"These r'tets, as handled by lEaton
:indl i.,ewis led1 Jackson to suspect Cal
lioun of tr'eacherous double dheal ing,
and the result was a quarrel which
broke up the cabinet. In oirder to get
'a hoiin's fien ds, In gramn, Branch
anil He rrien out of the cabletI lie
othieri sei retariies bec.anm resigin g.
TPhis dev'ice didl niot succeed and the
oos t in gs of lie thr i(ee secret aries en
t:aileid futh er''' quarriel ing, ini thle cour ise
of which thie l''aton affiai' and the
Flor'ida bu sinhess were beaten threadU~i~
h ar ini thle nie wpa pcirs anid evoked
aimuidry challienges to decadly3 combats.
"'In the aaimmerr of 1lu8I the iirov
cainet wa s formed (cons;istinog of i-.d
ward'i I 4vi ngston, secriet '1rmy of state;
l,ciuiis .\lein te, trteasur ier; I~ is ('ass,
war: L~evi Woodbu ry, nav'y; Ihoger II.
Traney, attorniey general; in the host
oflic(e departmnett no change. Oni Van
Buren's resignatIon .Jackson at onlce
appoi nted him inis teri to En gland,
but theree was a warm dispute in the
senate of his confirmation, and 'it
was defeated at lengthi by the casting
vote of Calhonn. This check only
strengthened Jackson's dletermia
tion to have Van Bui'en foi' his suc
ce~soir in the piresidency.
"The priogr'ess of this quai'rel en
taIled a bi'eachi in the kitchen cabinet
in which Duff Grieen, editor of the
Telegraph, and friend of Cal-houn, was
thr'own out. His place was taken by
Francis Pi'eston Blair, of Kentuicky,
at man of eminent abIlity and earnest
The cabinet of Pr'esldent .Jackson
as fire conktituited, and which was
dli'rA,.ed was: M'ar'tin Van Ilureni,
seeiretar'y of state; Samuel 'D. Inghuam
of Pennsylvania, treasury; John 11.
-Eaton of 'TenneisseeC, war! Johnflranch
of North Carolina, navy; John 1R. 11cr
iIen of Gleorgia, attorney general, and
William T. 'iarri of Kentucky, post
E'very hoiseiol(i shotild keep rolled
bandages reudy in case of accident.
They should be torn from strong cot.
ton cloth and wound tightly. Make
them of various widths and when
rolled set theni in a pan in the oven
for a short time to sterilize them; then
pack in a wide-mouthed preserve jar
and screw on the lid. Keep the jai
in a convenient place.
eten the S
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New Orleans, Montgomery, Atlanta. Wasi
Club car. Library.Observat ion car. No,
Nos. 137 & 138. ATLANTA SPECIA
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Note: Not. 29 and 30 use Peachtree
Note: Train No. 138 connects at WA
leaving Washington 8.11S A. M. via P 41111.
The Double Tracke
hold the fc
make a car
Guests of I
We par tici
of the sa
:1 His Money's Worth.
The Yvwly-fRiches were seated in
their hieilsonio drawing room. Mrs
Newly-Ilihe, at the grand piano, la,
horlously plcked out hymn tunes with
one finger. "Hang it all, mlssus,"
said Mr. Newly-Riche, Impatiently, "I
I buy you a piano that size, I expect
you to use both fists."
Duth and Washington
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