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8 TfiTlllimni'-l'lilllllHllllJlilUUIIIIIin'lHIIIIII.""""' '""TnTrrillll!!!!!1..,.::77!?- ;; r.n.iurm mmi II. " 'TTT rz th omen a i n i i TT" 7 In m r e nor i a texa A New Yorker's Viewpoint correspondent, writing for the New York Sun. thinks household servants haven't enough to do, and wants a law passed compelling them to keep strectl clean ot sndW and rubbish SO as not t interfere with delivery wagons. They Lost There W oman suffrage his been defeated b large popular majorities in Basle and Zurich. Effective Hooting Women of Melbourne, Australia, became so in cened over profiteering in white sugar that at a pub lic meeting they hooted a responsible cabinet minister off the stage and out of the hall. Mr. Asquith's Clever Daughter To Mr. Asquith's daughter is given much of the credit for his return to official life in Kngland. Mr. Asquith was at one time the most powerful man in the British Empire, having been prime minister. Lloyd George supplanted him and later Asquith was defeated for a seat m Parliament Then he fought to regain that seat, and his daughter. Lady Bonham-Cartcr. took a prominent part in the campaign. Of her efforts the London Sphere says : "Throughout the campaign, Lady Botlham-Carter was the moving spirit, attacking her father! detractors, answering hecklers, and mowing down opposition. She shared the ex-premier's tri umphal progress through West London to the House of C ommons, and was almost as loudly acclaimed as was her father. Her electioneering capabilities have so roused enthusiasm that Lady Bonham-Carter has been asked to stand as Liberal candidate in no fewer than seven constituencies." The Tragedy of the Duchess N i famil o n earth was hit harder by the tragedy of the war than was that of the Czar of Russia. The Czar lost his life as well as his kingdom, and his immediate family was .slain. Mow comes word that his sister, (irand Duchess Olga, who had to flee from the luxury of royalty, has been found in a b car in southern k u s ia by American ked Cross workers. She was toil ing with fellow -refugees from the part of the countrv recently con quered by the liolsheviki. av (C) Keystone GRAND DUCHI.SS OLGA The duchess was very Doorlv clad and exmessed her gratitude for food and clothing given her. Hitfh Price for Old Rug "We ar moving to smaller quarters' said a De troit housewife, ' ami are selling off some of our things. 1 paid $35 for a rug five years ago. It was scarcclv worn and I sold it yesterday for $60. Those most anxious to buy were the on s who had been down town to inquire about prices." They Are to He Cheaper John J. Slater is your friend a well as bring presi dent of the Retail Shoe Dealers' Association. He says dealers will get along with a narrower margin and reduce prices this spring and summer on all but "ultra fashionable" footwear. "Princess Pat's" Son A Son, horn to I aptsitl and Lady Patricia kanisa ("Princes Pat"), was christened recently at St. James's Palace London. "Princess pat." an own cousin of the King f England, was hoiiorarv Cofonel to the fatuous Canadian Princess Patricia regiment that was all but wiped OUt in the late war, and was replaced several times. At the end of tin war she gave royalty some thing of a shock by marrying a plain captain outside of royalty. Very Dear He 'So your dear friend. Mis. Jones-Smith, has married again?" She "Yea, and she is a dear friend three wedding presents and two floral pieces." The New Poor Hen i- a itory (sas "Oue." in the London leve lling s) which Comes direct from a WOfMtl COfl DCCted with ,i certain hanf A charwoman vas being engaged to do the roughest work of a large L'n Ion hous When asked her name she said she would be obliged to the mistress if her identity could be kept secret. She is tlx wife of an officer suffering from gas and still under treatment in a London hospital. She has a child of two to support, and her husband is not aware of the nature of the w.rk she is doing. Women as To Makers Writes the London correspondent for the dlasgow Herald: "Orders Ol tremendous alite are being taken at the British Industries hair. merica clamours tor carpets, Japan for billiard tables; pottery firms have lold then output for the next nine months nowhere have the seeds of British trade revival fallen on barren ground. The most phenomenal lUCCCSI of all. however, has been scored by the toy dealers, some i whom can take no more orders for this year. In the majorit ol cases the guiding spirits of this successful industry are women. Many corneal their identity behind masculine pseudonyms, while others shrink into the directorate of a company, but the excellence of the toys spells 'woman' in unmistakable characters. The keen interest aroused by them should encourage women to si ek new outlets for their activities. The time seems not far distant when British women will dominate Europe's toy market." She Took t he Hint The angular lady had been in the store over a quarter of an hour, and during that time had read the labels and directions of icveral dozens of the patent medicines displayed. None of them suited. "And what about this Pest Exterminator -is it any good how do I use it?" she asked the amiable clerk who had been following her about in hopes of making a sale. "Tablespoon t nl ever) half hour." There were no more questions. Summer Hnery uSheer materials such as organdie, dotted Swissand net are in the lead and have almost annihilated the voile," says a New York style report. The summer gowns are t be distinctly summer goWHS, more airily feminine and dainty than ever before. "Ruffles have supplanted flowers, says the report. Some Job When Lady Astor (formed) an American girl) became a member of the British Parliament, she dis covered that the House of Commons kitchen committee had between $25,000 and $.;inni worth of wine and whisky stowed away in the House wine cellar, and she launched a campaign to make the H USC dry. She has frightened them some, for the Valentia vat which held 400 gallons of old Scotch has disappeared, its contents having been put in smaller and handier packages. "Th Thames is handy." remarked Lady Vstor when asked what she would do with the cellar's conte nts. Women's Wear From (ilasgow The Glasgow Herald's report of the "British In dustries Fair," held at GiMgOW, lays there wen- a great many American, French, Japanese and other buj ers there. "In the trade today," says the report, "the most outstanding feature is the demand for dainty trimmings and cloths in place of the somewhat stogy garments with which ladies were satisfied five or six years ag." There was alto a noticeabh demand, sas the report, for 19-inch and 23-inch lisle and silk gloves tor evening wear. Wild Cotton in Australia It is stated that cotton has been discovered growing wild in Australia, but American cotton growers claim that will interest the American housewife little, as the original cost of the COttOfl plays a verj small part in the price of the finished product Christened the Warship The latest addition to the United States Navy is the most power ful of all ami was christen e d by Mrs. Brooke Lee whose pic ture is shown here. Mrs. Lee is the wife of the Comptroller of Mary land and daughter-in-law of former Senator Blair Lee. Mrs. Lee is one of the popular and attractive WOOCC of the South. She is well known in Washington. MRS BROOKS i l l And W here Do the Old One Co? There is a shortage oi thimbles , EurotM fa tones at L. h . Nuremberg and Vienna that mad. them in pre-war days arc silent for the want ol raw material Needed Now When COttOfl manufacturing machinery was t.rst applied in this country; says the London Da,U ( hron iclc one of the more fortunate inventors boasted that he had reduced the price of a speciallv fit... L,,,,i c cotton from MOO to 137? for a ,,atitv to ladys dress. We need him no? After Their Own Goods American dry goods firms have had representative in Nor wax trying to buy back goods sold the Nor1 wegians two eats ago. They offer a tl ad .nice m price. No Soup ' Waittr. I don't see any soup on this menu card" o, sir. there was some but I wiped it off." A New Spring Model j tgaal ssisaL (C) Keystone The sweet misi will appreciate .i hat made of navj tagel with white georgette facing, navy iibbon trimming am' , cutt. little tassel oi , ivy-colored beads hai ging 0n one side giving the hat a saucy effect. T!:is jttic hat bids fair to be pupu. lar for the ipring sea son. The model shown here was found in one of the New York show wind ws. When the Cotton Comes Back Mis. (,. II. Matins, oft.adsden, Alabama. i a strong advocate oi the cause of the farmer in her state, and has a very direct way of going at things. She said: " rake the farmer who gets 40 cents a pound for short, staple cotton, and that is a very high jriee for COttOfl, but consider what that same cotton costl when it comes back to us. "I went into one of our stores, had the proprietor Weigh out some products of cotton, and it made a table like this : Pound Cotton $ .40 I Unbleached domestic 1.40 Bleached domestic J.QO Gingham jJJ Cotton voile 15.00 Mull "Z Jo.50 " l li.it shows who g ts the money, and it is not the man and w oman who grow the cotton but those through whose hands it pastes after it leaves the fanner." Income Tax of Singers Since we entered the war. Galli-Curci, the liefer, has paid between $7l).(KI0 and $8().(K)() in income tax. Tetrmaaini has paid $l(K,M)o. Selling Wives in Wales 'Not a little stir has been occasioned by the revela tioni made in the Divorce Court by Mr TyndaK regarding the tratlic in wives as marketable good which has been going on for years in South W ales ami IS still in progress, lays a dispatch from Cardiff. Wales, to the London Chronicle. "Interviewed in regard to his astounding atement. Mr. lyndale said: "It is quite a common thing in the eolhery districts of Wales for a miner to s, if wife, the Usual form of contract, which the pai I draw up for themselves without going- to lawyers is some thing like this : f, -i-. ( hereby agree to give the sum of ilOO for the wife of . , and take possess; m of her from this date "1 have dealt in hundreds of such cases, the last being only sx months ago. I think the practice dates back hundreds of years. I am not sure, but 1 think it was at one time possible for a man to dispose of his wife for a shilling. Of course, the practice was not at any time recognized by law, but it was (iiite an ordinary thing.' " Lewis Allen Krowne Say: N one can hate and be happy. The simplest lives are the sweetest lives It takes T ( smiling faces to even Start home Women keep secrets as well as men keep prosaist Bettei leave a clever sarcasm unsaid than 1 51 ! i lend. Home--where good men go early and bad gO late. PU people ai. as eourtcoiis to friends as strangei , 1 ove, like wine, will improve with age if kept m a cool pax i . Money doesn't go half as far as it used to, but it goes five times as fast. The perfect husband today is not the roni'1 sort who remembers to "Say it with flowers", but t e practical chap who can daily "say it with beefsteak.