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1T0JI WOMKN ANDKOMB
ITEMS OF INTEREST FOn
Don't TVI1 Your Wwi Hare Yniir Frlrmln
loii Majr Need Them Home liny
What lo Do When lllue Don't tor
ui:r.r vouit NKcrtr.TH.
When lu a "stato of nerves" It Is
Dest not to seek human sympathy.
Likely as not our friends Iiavo troubles
of their own and U'b altogether too
bad to risk breaking tho possible weak
link of the chain of friendship. And
this Is JuhI what lota of us do. When
everything In using us awry we go to
seo Suo or Kit. If shown the pnlc
srer.n silk due has Just bought for
u wnlit we remind her how ghastly
IxmiIbo looked In that shuilu of palo
green and furthermore acridly admit
It's a color we'll never choose for our
enlrtM. On the other hand, If wo fn
vor(?) Kit with our society wo piob
ably give her to understand that wo
think her children ought to bo turned
out during the visit, or, If alio lias no
children, wo purhnpj suggest that
thorn ought to bo n law compelling
peoplo to hinko tholr maids wenr felt
soled shoes. Or porhaps It's tho dog
or tho EuiiEhlne. And then no doubt
wo go homo nnd wnsto time wonder
ing why friends nren't what thoy used
to bo. Po titko that famous piece of
advlco nnd "don't." When tho blue
clovlls get you Just fly away to tho
park, unlesH jou can get to the coun
try or tho seashore. There you mny
tell your trials to tho trees, with no
fear of upsetting thorn. Tholr nories
are warranted. They'll murmur any
amount of consolation and go right
along with tholr work, caring not one
whit whether or not you think their
cholca of autumn garb la a success. Oi
go to the clouds. They'll take on all
sorts of shapes for your diversion and
still "roll by," none the worse for
your attention, says tho Dally News.
If oven tho park Is out of question
SOME OF THE LATEST COIFFURES.
1. With soft loose crlmpa In front,
tho sides; a twisted knot at the back
2. Marcel waved pulling In front, loose
Marcel waved and shnped pompadour,
ride combs of white horn, with colored
It Is genuialiy said that in icspect
of tipping women are not geneious.
Thoy ore always credited with narrow
dealings with cabmen, and thoy do not
fee waiteis on tho sumo scale as the
other box. On this subject man nl
waya waxes facetious, but ho la entire
ly forgetful of the fact which has been
pointed out In a recent letter to a
ually contemporary on an entirely dif
ferent subject that women's Incomes
are generally controlled by the moro
"gonci cilia" sex Women'r nllownncea
aro moro often than not cut down to
tho sle'iderest proportions; and It is
astonishing what they nre expected to
do with their money
Men, on the other hand, control their
own purses; they havo no nccount to
glvo of tho wny thoy spend, nnd if
they kept an account of ,tho money
they so "gonerously" glvo way. thoy
would And that they spend sums which
they would account appalling wero
they on tho debit ldo of wives nnd
sisters. It la n favorito formula of mnn
that woman Is reckless and extrnva.
rant; but If ono comes to go Into de
tails. Instead of looking at totals, it
will generally bo found that tho tables
can lio enRlly turned, says tho l'hlln
delphln Inquirer In nine cases out of
en, nny. In ninety-nine caea out of a
hundred could tho truth bo known, a
mnn tips, nnd tips generously to save
himself trouble, and In order to keep
up appearances A woman, as a rule,
has little mnrgln from which to glvo
extras, but when she does, she Is not
actuated by the samo motives. In mon
ey mnttora man Is raroly Juet to
woman, and It Is for this reason, per
haps, thnt she has shown symptoms
of a revolt.
J n " V "" y'j
the most flattering attention ami If
you lay on the agony strong enough he
may whimper Ills sympathy. At any
rate, ho'll stay by you nnd pit clone
until you take h more roseate vlevr
of affairs In thin vale of tears. And
then ho'll show hid glee most unmis
takably. How his tall wilt fly! Should
none of Micro bo within your roach
tlicro'R Rt lit one solace left You can
surely recall somo person much worao
off than yourself. In conning over
hl or her woes you will at Ienst find
comparative comfort. At any rato.
ravo your friends. You may need
thorn some day.
With continued shoulder seams,
stitched strapping and leaf-shaped
revors. Tha ccat Is half-fitting, with
four scums left open for somo distance
from tho bottom.
When n girl's education Is completo
her diploma Is & marriage license.
the hair puffed out over the ears' at
projecting most In a lino with the eyes.
twists at the back, over a coll. 3.
scries of colls and puffs at the bnck,
gold heading, pompon- of green leaves
THK IIA8IH Ol' MA.NNKHH.
To be In touch with the finest eti
quette Is to hnve kindness of heart.
Lack this quality and no rules of be
havior will do any good. They will
be followed while you aro thinking of
them nnd departed from In emergen
Ice, says tho Chicago Itecord-Hcrald.
Politeness after all Is only n matter
of common sense. It Is not a blind
chasing after some one who does not
know any more than any one else. Bo
causo the French nnd English never
hnve asparagus any thinner than a
heavy walking stick, eat It from their
fingers, Is no reason w.iy Americans
whose food products vary with tho
dlvera climates In tho country, should
ccaso to cat theirs from a fork. Im
agine Europeans If thoy could get our
corn on tho cob, picking It out, grnlc
by grnln. with a fork. It Is sense
less to follow any stylo In eating, en
tertainment or cress that has not for
Its basis a good, sound stratum of com
mon sonse. Frills of behavior nro all
right, but, llko carvings In architec
ture, they should havo something solid
beneath them. If they don't have they
win soon fall off, and then what a
Tho woman who thinks only of the
disappointments of the day or the in
conveniences of the weather usually
shows her temperamental fallings In
her face. Tho pctumnt fret lines, tho
drooping chin muscles, tho wash
board corrugation In her forehead
all theso nro pointed fingers ami glnr
lne slcn boards B.ivlnir nn.1 l,rlHnJ
in the world. ik , . r"l?,ow- o "" woman friend whom
MImii. Pessy-Mist. " Nothlne . Z! I
and tho things tbj.t do I am nimble toL"8 iiu 7 t,Y P , ,' "TT"' bUt
eeC'-Chlcngo necord-Herald. hfj'n t B,y V"' Sm'
Jilng kindly to say. Tho other even-
THE TIME TO LAUGH.
SOME GOOD JOKES. ORIGINAL AND
I'leateii with the Hour, or the Ready
Wit of u Son of the Emerald Iile A
I.arpe t'oijr Figuring Out Her
I't.KAsr.D with Tiir: noun.
From tho Louisville Times. Lieu
tenant Hcffornnn wa saying the otUor
day that he had hardly over Been an
Irishman who watii't ready with a
quick retort, no matter what tho cir
cumstances might be.
"It was about threo yeais ago that I
arnsted a cettaln fellow. He was
about the drunkest man I over saw to
bo till standing on his feet As soon
as I got hold of him ho w.tntcd to
mako trouble. Ho was Just like many
others from tho ould sod when thoy
get full of bad 'booze' and they think
there la a chance for a ucrap. H
made a pnss at me, hut I. reached over
nnd tapped him onco on the head with
my stick. Ho bernme qult right away,
and ho look d up at mo nnd said:
"'And what tolmo Is It?'
"And of course I couldn't helj but
nnswer. 'Just struck one.
"'Well, if thot's so,' ho answered
OI'm dum glad yez didn't hit mo an
hour sooner.' "
rnnmiNu out iii:k hhahi:.
Kunlco had been doing some figuring
oa her slate.
"Papa," she said, "do you know this
country eats about 2,000,000 tons of
augur every year7"
"No, I don't know It," replied papa,
taught by past experience to be au.
"Well, It's so. I saw It In a paper."
"Yea, whnt of It, dear?"
"Nothing, only I'vo been fldnlng out
how much every man, woman nnd
child In tho United States eata on an
"Well, fiow much Is It?"
"It's nbout 60 pounds a yenr. X don't
believe I eat half of that, and yet you
make a fuss every time I want"
"Thnt'll do, child. I surrender.
Here's a qunrter. Go and get your
box of candy."
DOINC) HIS I1P.ST.
In the early morning I went to tho
post otllco In an Alabama town to In
quire for mall, but found I was half
on hour too early. I was walking nway
when the colored Janitor who was
sweeping out called to mo and asked:
"WaB yo' pro;rast nat.n' around yo e
irter yo'r mall, sah?"
"Yes, but I see I'm too early."
"Yes, sah, too airly. An waa yo' n
Uranger In dls town?"
"An' hain't yo' no one to talk to?"
"Den, sah, If yo' don't keor to elim
inate ab6ut de street fur half an hour
yo' can stop rlght4.ye.re, an' I'll do ray
best tq consider do reciprocity of do
Utuashun an' make yo' feel to home!"
From the New York Times: When
the young minister of high church
tendencies was called to preside over
1 congregation that abhorred ritual
ism, and waa a stickler for the sim
plest of services, he called on Bishop
I'otter to ask what would be the re
mit If he went In for ritualism just
"Supposo I should burn n pastille
r two during the service; what do
rou think would happen, plshop, for
I dearly wish to try the experiment?"
"Your congregatt6h would be In
censed, your vestrymen would fume,
and you would go out in smoke,"
lulckly replied tho bishop.
ncOar "How Is your healf?"
Smaggs "I'm Just up from a sick
Vat U ze matter
wlz le bed?"
wow ok tiii: fokt.
From, the Louisville Times: The
poet has to stand more trampling on
his toes, more knocks and bangs, than
the majority of men. Possibly he Is
so sensitive that ho feels them more;
nnyhow, ho suffers nnd endures, and
U nllfnvu nvnnMlnn ' - I ..1
" i..n u Mjmi-uieius
" ?." nfl esteeme.l a lot. She
lng she bogan talking about his book
"I borrowed It from a friend," sho
declared, "and Btarted to read It. 1
would pick It up beforo breakfast or
after supper, but do you know that
every time I waa trying my best to
wade through It somo of tho children
In the house would call me for some
thing, and I novor did plow through
The poet had grinned broadly when
sho begnn on the subject of his book,
but the words "wade through It,"
"plow through It," felled his spirit to
tho dust. That girl was worso than
the woman who wrote a poet a noto of
thanks for a gift of his book and
let him find It on her parlor table
with the leaves uncut
Colonel Iluddygoro What dd I do
Hotel Clerk You got drunk and
shot a man.
Colonel Ituddygore Is that all? I
was afraid I had Insulted somebody;
From the London Tlt-Illts. A gooo
story Is told on ono of tho dignitaries
if the Scottish church. Before he be
came knwn to fame ho was a ml jlstw
of n remoto country pariah, and was
not considered a particularly attract
At his suggestion extensive nltora-
tlo'ns wero made In the transert of his'
church, nnd these had the effect of
sweeping away considerable acLtlng
One day after tbe alterations had
been effected, ho visited the church to
sec how It looked.
"Whnt do you t' Ink of tho Improve
ments, John?" he asked of the be-.d e
"Improvements?" exclaimed John, In
disdain; "they're no Improvements at
a'. Whaur a-o yo g In' 1 1 put tho folk?''
"Oh," said the minister, "we have
abundanco of room, John, considering
the size of tho congregation."
"That's a' very weel the noo," re
torted the beadle; "but what will w
do when wo get a papular mecn.ster?"
A I.AHOK COVF.Y.
Two old hunters were swapping
yarns nnd had got to quail.
"Why," said one, "I remember a
joar when quail were to thLk that you
could get eight or ten at one shot with
The other one s'ghed.
"What's tho ma'ter?" said tho first.
"I was thinking of my quail hunts
I had a fine black horse that I role
everywhere, and one day out hunting
quail I saw a big covey on n low
branch of n tree. I threw the bridal
rein over tho end of tho limb and took
"Several birds fell and the rest flew
"Well, It's so. I saw It In n paper."
on that limb that when they flew off
It sprang back Into place and hung
The cowbov sat iLwn on tho cround
fingered a roll of bl.ls and lojked sadly
at his pard.
"Bill," ho said, "It's no use. I can't
go to town with you to-day."
"Why," asked Bill.
"I've only got $25 to my narao."
"Flgger It up ag'ln." said Bill.
"No use. I'vo figtrerod It tin a dozen
times, and It always comes out tho
same. It'll take 120 fer tho drunk,
dollar an' a half fer bed an' breakfast,
threo an' a half fer ca'trld;es, an' that
won t leave a cuwed cent to pay the
Widow Gooselleshel Oh, dear, oh,
dear, Mis. GoaBiip, I can't tell jou how
I fcol. Whenever I wake up In the
night and It happens to stilke 12, I Im
agine that my dear, dead husband will
appear to me!
Mrs. Qossup (comforting) But, my
iftmr, poor woman, how can you imag
ine such n thing! Your husband never
did appear tint 1 after two In tho' morn
ing, you know. ,
MOUSES BUILT IN MANILA.
Atone Doe Not Figure In the Construc
tion of Upper Htorla.
The sky-scraping tower of atone and,
Iron which Is becoming so common an,
eyesore In American cities haB not In
vaded that land of tho earthquake and
the typhoon, the Philippine Islands,
and la not likely to do so soon. Theso
perilous visitants govern the charac
ter and tho size of the houses, which
are very rarely moro than two stories
In height, even In the best quarters of
Manila. Of these the ground floor Is
used as a coach house or to lodgo the
native servants. It Is apt to be too
damp for the family, who live on tho
upper floor, which Is divided Into
spacious hall, dining nnd reception
rooms, and bed nnd other apartments.
Tho kitchen Is opten a separate build
ing, with a roofed pas'Oge leading to
the house. Besides It Is tho bathroom,
nn apartment much In demand nmong
tho Filipinos, with whom cleanliness
Is one of the chief virtues and bathing
a dally duty.
These houses wero formerly of stone,
but since tho crcnt carthquako of 1880
only wood has been permitted In tho
second stories. Tho-c nro fitted witlj
sliding windows nil araund, to pormlt
the fref st ent anct'of a r. At the samo
time, to keep out the hot glow of tho
sunlight, glass Is replaced In the win
dows by tianslucent scnshells, through
which only n modicum of light can fil
ter. Corrugated Iron roofs nre com
mon, but they nre very hot. To ob
vlato th's, many roofs nro covered with,
a thin layer of nlpi-pnlm thatching,
which Is cooler, though dangerous In
case of fire.
NOTABLE MEN AND WOMEN.
Dr. James M. Gray, who has been
engaged In teaching In the Moody Bi
ble Institute in Chicago during the
summer, will spend tho winter In New
Englnnd conducting his classes In th
synthetic study of the Bible In Boston
and elsewhere as usual, beginning In
Dr. Thomas McClelland, the nev
president of Knox College, was presi
dent of Tabor College secral yean
ago. At that time he wanted a rail
road to connect Tabor with the res!
of the world. Falling to Interest othei
roads In the enterprise, ho built It him
self and afterwards sold It on favorablt
terms to tho Burlington.
Mnjor D. W. Whittle, who is said tt
be dying In Cast Northflcld, Mass., Ii
ono of tho best-known evangelists li
tho country. "There Shnll bo Showeri
of Blessing" and "I Know Whom !
Havo .Believed" are two of his most
familiar hymns. For two years Majoi
Whlttlo has been confined to his bee
by rheumatic fever. '
Count Tolstoi, tho famous Russia!
novelist, neither drinks, smokes not
cats meat It Is his boast thnt ho doei
not possess a single article he couli
possibly dispense with; nnd he hai j
oven lefused to receive a blcyclo as i
present, on the ground that It Is t
luxury. 1116 recreations are chess nnc
lawn tennis, at both of which he It
Georgo Muller still lives In gooi
deeds though be has been dead somi
years. Tho Income for tho orphnnagei
he founded In Bristol, England, la no1
diminishing. Inst year It was nearlj
$190,000. Much of It comes In pecullai
form, and shows the Inlluenco of Mr
Muller's Ideas on devout minds.
large amount, for example, la mone)
that would otherwise have been pai
for life and fire insurance, but is con
trlbutcd -as an expression of faith Ii
God for protection Instead of trust It
Opening Cnni with Hafety,
With the majority of can-openers It
is no pleasant task to cut the tin which
allows the contents of tho can to h
removed, and oftentimes thero Ir dan
ger of Injury to the hands from the
slipping of the cutter, allowing tho
hand to scrape across the Jaggod edges
of the tin. A mnn at Cairo, 111., has
designed un Implement with which
cans may not only bo onened rnnMlv
but with entire Bafety jto tho operator.
It consists or a spring-controlled ver-4 '
tlcal rod. having a cutting blade of ne-
cullar shnpo attached to the curved
upper end, with a foot levor controlling
the movement of tho rod. Tho machlno
may bo placed on tho kitchen talilo in
a position convenient for use. Tho can t
to ue opened is piaceu on the tablo
under the cutter, nnd by depressing thn
treadle tho cutter Is forced Into tho top
of the can. tho construction of tho
blade being such hat the sharpened
point first punctures the top, when the
beveled edges finish tho work by a
shearing cut. ThlB machine vMU bo
found especially useful in hotels hnnmi.
Ing houses nnd restaurants, where
inrge quantities of canned goods nro
used at certain seasons of tho year,
Camllle Salnt-Saens. tho French
t . .' .. jm
composer, nua received from thn cr- at.
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tuuii nuicur mu ifusaian order 1'our
Doiug Ills will will lead to delict.!
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