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The Week's Play Bills Promise
Emotional Acting ia Redmond's Opsia
and Coicady ia Powsra Vanstiea
ia Smith's Note.
Monday and TueadayThe Gondolier
Friday Gloriaua
All week. Ida Van Cortland
All week -Vaudeville
Friday evening th newly recon
structed comedy "eiloruna" will be
acted m Ttie Powers. Speaking of the
pjfce. Ueorg Guodale sajs in a recent
review: "Intue spring of Inon
Pouc.caait broujm out at tnd Star
theater. New Voric, veisi n of
three-act comedy from the French, lie
Called it 'V.ce VeM.' The fallowing
summer Owa Factt took tb piec
on tour under Uie title of lodging.'
aud produced it at trie Grand opera
house. Cn:cao, and also played a
three n'gbU' engagement at th old
l'etro t opera houe. A version of tno
same pisv, with tut slignt change-, wa
acted yesterday atternoon an i eTfij.iu
at t!i Ivtruit optra bouse. Jiiiim
Mortimer is trie nauie of the aifthor
on tut? program, and under the t.tle of
Glor.aaa' the play p.sed muiter in
New Vurk and Chicago a an entirely
new product. on. So omen for the hU
torv -f tnw mece. It u al titling to
say that 'Gicnaaa' ioae of the br.gr.t
et comedies of its cIsm. There is not
a dull moment m it and tne fun h re
toied ar.a clear-cut. Tne c mpany
which Manager Charles Frohiuau ha
intrusted with tho play U satifactory
to a dejree. William Morris as Leo
pold Fiu Jocelyn did bis wrlc in au
e.y. Iijht comedy war that ws iu ad
mirable consonance- with tne character.
i::;a.-les Drake as tne retired tanner,
Timothy Ciiadwiek, was a worthy rep
reeniat;ve of the English 'noddle
lower claV George W. lUrnum as tho
Ku-uiau diplomat. Count Kvtod'. gave
a finished and artistic portrayal of a
lillicult character; Jacques Mari.u a
j'p.nks, tne ralet, played that unhappy
r-ersoa ia a 0:01 happy manner. Mim
kleauor Merron as Mrs. Lovermg
iGloriana) exhibited not only a charm
ing personality, tut rare skill a an
actres. She it a new member of the
cast, and a valuable one.
Tonight IJ Van Cortland will begin
a week's encasement in the (irand
opera houe, giving toe usual matinees
during the week. Ton gat. Monday
nixht and Tiie lay matinee, thu beauti
ful drama. 'Twixt Love andllopor,"
will be given; Tuesday, Wednesday and
Saturday nights "The Devil's Wei;"
Thursday roitinee and Thursday
n ght, "East Lynne," and on Friday
night and tsaturd ty maf.ne, Amorg
the (iypies' will be played.
Of the co;npny the Saginaw Courier
cf Tueslay last sav?: "l.t evemnc
tr cotnj.any appeared in ao e 1 ot-onal
fyjr act drama entitled 'Twixt Love
v. . '
an ! lienor.' M Van Cortl and need
no r mmr ! tt.'Ki to Sag.n.tw tfn-atr-goer,
w.tii wliom he m a favorite, au 1
a tne heroin-1 Kut:, a loving. fa.tQfn!,
tluoiu misfti.dfti w.f, -I. fully .
timed the cod op.nioa pr-vi rulv
formed of her. Carn' Kendall, as
Dot. the rn.i I, was avorite w.th the
audience. ihe is not only a c1 act
ress tul a eord singer as well, and in
verl v al selections 'brought down
tJ-.e house.' W.Um Day, as Iwbert
Dalles, the tubn1, d,d excellent
wori. and in o ne of the series ws
trong and ar!'ci.n;. lieorge Kendall,
as Kuii. the man of all work, showed
b mlf i levfr coined an, as the
r'. .n, ;nj le and fsitr.fnl rvant, wb-
combined with ottor g'w.l qualiti"
nie snrw-J w:ch euab him to
f ;l ii- viI'.mu. he enacted luapartex
reiirt'.y. LiltU Ethel Day, ;s a chill
tr- f n-,or than ordinary ab.Ltr.
Th ta!s:ii-e f t:i- cast nude the noi
of tip" psrls n irud thrm, an-l tlie
prformac.' w.s p's;iig one."
Cl r Coibyna t ritht, brainy
wumi'i in tii rriin of life. Sne
Y.'.i'i'ij pJ i.'it- l. and when not on her
ro.ss'.on of do nz 1 to hr sex, she
I vps w.tn br hut and in their beauti
ful home in Washington. D. ('. She is
we!! k uown as an ed.t r of ability, o-n-ng
r 1 ed.tir.g The Woman's Tribune.
Sne s always j ro iune;;t a--.d popular
i'i eve-y jreat KSther.rg of omeu m
fninc.l, an I l -j ral upC'ti every .pies
tion un cn:is...t-rat-on. he n a re
niarkatir i t i--o't :r.c ron-nn, her
dress and pe-ort, a;earnc betokn
the woma i to ? e )t - ulturetl,
woman'.r and tec. ir. hi hr puMic
a.liJree sn s r-.-r (url-ne-l bv
clumy ninucr pt. but :- has r,?r
s'lt 'e-'t 53 wvll in 1 a ..l that her rrd
f .w sT.ootli-'y a -.id e' ; :Tiy. an I )r
w i tr-'iued voice. nd not . ng loud
or ntrsl, it able to ruak t ie deaf t
har and to cotiv;M'e tnm as wH.
that tier argtim-nt is trn. t.e w.-ii
peac 11 tie ladies' literary ciui
Tuetav ening.
Pn f. '-. lav and Tuesday eTeni-njs,
1 lbrt -villi ran tuneful opera w;!l
be i-.ven at Pow-rs y a company of
o-iety ama'eurs for the benefit of the
U t ee l:a cutbtinf fitad. F-r the cast
t vtti'or.ths tev have ten hart at
w-rW at renearsils, and ther1' is every
r.t'n to t,i thai the product on
w.;l be the iHt-frni an amatenr
au-ip'nt rtr fiven in tJ-anl Jap
' !. Ihe tcrt i-t the prinoi',;, m
tiow-t by reh.earsa's, : eteetlpot, whle
la chorus is ;nS:r.?eij letter than mat
carried by prottMionals. At nearly
everybody ia tte production it well
knowa in tocieiy, the performances
will be more in toe light of society
event than the operas heretofore jjiveo.
Tne orchestra hat been augmenUd for
the occasion and ft number of charm
mg dances will b introduced.
Following it the cast:
Pake ( P:a Tri Aalrw Fyfe
buctiraa ot Fuza Toro Mra Auir fjte
i'a-liaa. ta teautitui Oautiicr .
....Mr. J. 11. lUmae.l
iranl ln-julntor t PpaJu
U IVrkrr Kobiuson
Laii. th drum Dr. K. 1. k'remau
ituppa .Alva Currv
Marrtf Juhu l. Krtiir
Ornujrlia -. -Mr. Mitiule Nieh.'ls
...ilrUo 1 h-iiriU-rlaiu
Autonta ... Uam Mela :
rori:! W. '. Wurstt-r
I lacersco .. liautl?v Uu-tril
kuuueua . M Uvrt Ha t
Vniort' ....Mia. lr. Mds.uu
lucz. ttta toier uutaer Mis t. ttimau
That Manager Smith is successfully
feeling the public pulse it evidenced ty
tbe. increased patronage that has t-eeu
his s.nca he bean giving new bilis eaeii
week, i'atrons of the vaudeville pay
to see new turns and faces, not the
same stork company for weeKs. To
nihi the curtain will go up ou an en
tire new bill, commencing with a cur
tain raner called "Down South Before
the War." Acrooatic aud aerial turns
occupy prominent positions in the olio,
ttiere is the Nicholas brothers, William
Delloe, trapeze and slacx wire per
former and that daring littlo artist?,
Illanehe St. Cair. wnoe work 01 the
tlymg r.ngs makes one's hair ra:e.
Utu;rs on the list are Jessie Adam,
win: dancer; Trueheart and Sootiel l,
blac'itace comedians; Abce D.llon,
seriocomic, and Jsckcon and Uomcl!.
The afterpiece is "Aunt li?tsey.
The new coiric opera, "The Knicker
b ciers." by lleginald de Koven end
Harry t'. .Smth. ns given by the Bos
tonians in Boston Thursday niht, is as
agreeably I'utch a the "Fencing Mas
ter" is Italian and "liob.n Hood"
English. There is a tuneful song which
the old Dutchmen in the piece lijlit in
their historic pipesand pud melodiously
away; there is the song of the Dutch
seaman, which has been descriled as
anti'iuatedly rollicking; then thero is
au old-fashioned wooden show dance
and a pretty spinning song for Mia
Caraille D'Arv.lie. The praises of to
bacco are guug during the opera in a
very musical way, but it is reported
that no particular firm will be adver
tised and emoking will not be permitted
during the performance. No one nas
at yet claimed the mus e.
Most authors lindditacully in select
ing names for their characters. Charles
Dickens walked the streets of London,
studying the sigu3 over the shops. A
Baltimore newspaper .nun has just
found out that Edwin Milton Koyle.
the author of the successful comedy
drama "Friends" got all the names f r
the characters in the play, front his
professors and classmates in Princeton
university. A well-known clergyniau,
and one of Boyle's best friendt, has
shown some irritation because, his name
is attached to the villain of the play.
The name of the young pianist wa
taken from General Karje, tbo well
known i'-disa patriot and professor ol
modern language! at Princeton univer
When the II. C Dixey company left
1'ittsbcrg, l'a last week, they left
their trunks w.tn the proprietor of the
Bed Lion hotel, in lieu of a 5103 board
b;l!. When the trunks were opened
they were found to bo empty. The
hotel propnetoi started after the com
pany and caught it at Beaver Falls,
where he got two orders one for ?SU
on the receipts f 0119 house at New
castle, Wednesday night, and one for
a similar amount on the receipts at
Youngstown, Dec. . The Dixuy
company have teen having a bad sea
son. Edwin Booth left his own rooms a'
the I'iayer'a club on Cnristmas Eve, to
hear the "midnight address" delivered
by the ne member, (irover Cleveland.
Mr. Booth spoke slowly, and witb pro
found feeling. II 11 words were very
few, tuit they produced a deep impres
sion ou his b. arers, tor lie plainly inti
mated that the fellow-players who
were there doing him such honor
would, on the n-xt Founders' night,
drink at the .solemn hour when the
day, month, aud year charigj, tJ his
memory, not hi- health.
A San Francisco piper says: "With
out bragiitie, it can le aid without
fear of contradiction, trial there ii no
otht r city in the United States utaide
of Mn Francisco where the sains
amount of money can It taken in jis
i d Ali Bah.a, wuich during its engage
ment played nichtly to an average of
$1.7to." The New York Manhattan
opera house holds S2.oX), and if "Ah
Bal a" comes that way, that is thy
average it will pUy to.
.Most of the chorus and minor po
p! of tiie ditanded D:ghy Bell opera
company are m New York, and all are
pr .-fune in tioir praise or I'rof. Herr
mann, who paid their fares to New
York, sp-nding over $VW therefor.
Thf peoj,! state they were left entirely
det.tu? by tb ir mansg?r.
Charles H. Hoyt, recently elected t
the New Hampsniin le sliture, was a
page in t at l odfinl"71. Mr. Hoyt
was Uirn witiun a stone's throw of th"
tato nou?e. a i l n s ti r t, play "Silver
riunip" a wil 1 ptrn drama, wii
t.roducpd at White's opera home, Con-
oril. in Bs7".
Stuart Bobson basmadea gre.it hit in
bis h.andv;me rTiTl of "Married
Life" mis wtfk in "h:eij , an-l be has
d-cr 'ed to opn in New York enz--merit
at the Fifth Avetjr.i th"atr, Mav
I. with Buckstone't clever d 1 come ly.
The Metropolian oper;i Ju.use m New
York is still in the am-.- condition it
was .aft-r the fire, and its futnn is un
certain. 0"'.iz to la-k jl toncertf"l
action by the f-orkhoi Jer.
Henrv (. Miner and Nat Ooodw:ri
have entered ;nt partnershio an I w:l.
bn.i l an-l tonlKt a new eonv !y
theat-r in New York, of which Mr.
(fOodWitl w.,4 te t;-,e J .ir.
II. C M rer s u ts agaiut M.
James Brnwn PottT has ben settle 1
bv ti payment cf $1 "vvO in csh an I
JJ, o in notes ia U rse-l by John S-.t-S'o.
Jrn I . Sullivan ha a oarng am'-1-t
?i. Ua is stud"-.;;j l r. Ibrd trsg
e !y, "The i.iadistnr." and nv ans t
play the lead.ni- part h'fore long.
Iloyt's "A Trip to Chinatown' w-'l
r p ayed at th-s w York Madiso-i
Sq uare th.cater for tn t"':n ronseru
tive tiir.-? on Kr; lay, January 2X
"Yon Yoron' is p.ayimr to tremen
dous re .15- pis in tbe northwest. Its
cross rece pis in t. Paul wr orer
I . I. ear tt has frnu;ht au,t.?a:nt
Mirgar--t IU;.ir for m-Ii of con
tract cla.mir.g J U.'-V-o dan-.t e.
Fannie Edgar Thomas Gives
Some Practical
It Is the Trained Complexity of Motion
That Makes Grace Women Should
Train the Body.
t! h i;t UlrANY women hesitate to
;-5U rW?. adopt physical culture
inrongna iai: iue wm
naturaluessiiHUTis grace
" Wo do want to be grace
ful, But we hate allega
tion," they say. "What is
natural and easy must lo graceful. We
become conscious, ethl and f tilted onco
vo meddle with nature aud attempt to
train ourselves into'grace.
Never were hackneyed expressions
more utterly fah-e than these. The many
unfortunate surprises from mirror and
photograph camera ought to prove that
to any intelligent person. Thought may
imagine a position of great dignity and
elegance. The reflection discloses one
of extreme awkwardness that ia fre
quently 1 numerous. While thought must
underlie all gruce, it is not able to speak
through stiff, untrained muscle3.
Somo people are born with natural
grace and need little or no suggestion
in this regard. With some a little
thought and effort works marked im
provement, while others, in order to
attain any sort of satisfactory symme
try, must go into a regular course of
training for development. Any one who
would develop all her latent charm must
pass through more or less of this.
riear-ing expression of th8 body is
similar to harmony on a carefully tuned
piano. When one piortion of the body
is keyed too high and nother too low
the result must bo di.Xtrd to the ob
server. This discord is av.'kwardness.
Proportional tension or laxity of the
body produces its ninsic, which is grace!
Among women there ia the comforta
ble clumsiness of ignorance, the lissom
indolent grace of the skilled muscle and
the great crowded middle land of effort
without training, showing stiff, awk
ward angularity, self consciousness and
nervousness, as displeasing to the eye as
uncomfortable to the owner.
Were thought upon the snbject all
that were necessary, one lecture, with
illustrations from everyday life, would
l sufficient to produce an audience of
aifcolutely graceful women, but unfor
tunately mnscle must be made obedient
to brain before it can fitly represent; it.
By nature Urge minded, independent,
enthusiastic, honest, sensible and Aigni
fied, American women as a class utterly
misrepresent themselves to foreigners
by untrained gaucheries of personal ex
pression. "'".'."
Observe in the next company of which
you are a member the hunching of shoul
ders to ears, chests hollowed into fur
rows, contracted brows, turned in toes,
spasmodic contortions of the face, sup
Msed to be expressive; incessant jerk
ing of hands, arms and head; stiffening
of limb joints into supposed graceful po
sitions all outward incongruities due
to neglect of the laws of grace; bad
habits of sitting, riding, walking, which
distort or leave unaccented the etiapely
line of corsage, sleeve or limb, and
which are chiefly the result of a nerv
ousness born of the desire to please.
Skilled grace is always easy and com
fortable. It makes a Bernhardt, a Sal
vim, a Lotta.. Looking upon it each
Dne imagines it easily attainable till
one tries! Unskilled motion is painful
awkwardness. Half trained skill is con
seious affectation the most displeasing
of all.
The stumbling block in the way of
improvement to many Americans is
found in their impetuous haste to show
off, to rush into observation with half
baked skill, as far from naturalness as
from grace. 01servers, disgusted, have
l en led to exclaim: "All this Delsar
tean work is affectation. I will have
none of it."
In hr ideas of gracp the English wom
an's niaiin r is marked by an exaggerat
ed repose; the French wemnn'a by a
crystallization of surprises; that of the
Italian and .Spanish by an indolent lux
ury of line and motion the music of
It is not the simplicity cf it, but the
trained complexity of motion, that make
grrce. In the 1-ow of a Salvini there are
a score of motions, yet to look upon it
is the most simple and natural thing in
the world.
Few pretty women get half the value
of their figures on account of the stiff
tm'raccfrdr.ess of the mnscle??. I'n
traiued mu.-ch do not grow Ixautifully
wild, like children and tlowrr?. but stiff
and ungainly, without adaptability or
e. j r ssion.
Th' hand f a r n fessional piani-t,
tr;u:; l to habits of olTieuce to the
bruin, even in repose f poking full
of expression. (Ympare it with that of
th d.iy l ib., rer. M-t of our bodies
C'-tnp.tre with the l.dur.
The flrr tiring to do with the lo.ly i
b "und er it up." to make th' rrvch-s
absolutely p'.ial k, but firm and strong,
to make the different portion of tl,a
individual or distinct fr m f;o-h
. 1 ' r. to make ail snlrvirni to thed.e
tates of the brain, arid to 1.:;V thi?
cb !i-'!i e jHr.Mne.u.s and rncone ;-;
tar.-n.fh hslit.
r.v n a 1 nv wrmar," fho'iM devote
at h sst fi f t t twenty lvinnt twice
a d y to the truir.ir.g f lr form to
make it straight, r- nnd and fetil.Ie.
Fa?mk ErfvR TnoMAa.
Tlrc'ntu 1J-, o W AH TVn
: F-Tty yeara aco th or-enpationa cp-n
fo w Ti.. n rrrj-n (V;-. ho7TVork. Svr-
: irr and b -i-'v.r.z. Th:-y tiiJ n--t do
j t:..;U at t.A.b:iig tict.pt in tTimarv
3,tr;.:r-nva. JA-y-tiA
schools. About this time Virginia
Penny, a gentlewoman horn aud bred,
became interested iu the industrial ad
vancement of her bvx. She became
convinced that the glorious world of
achievement held a future for ambitious
girls as well as ly. She lelieved that
the time had come for owning to wom
en new avenues of feelf support. With
this Ulief came the resolve that ehe
herself would' do what the could to
ward opening these new psiths. Then
4he threw herself into the tak with all
the enthusiasm cf a gifted woman. At
her owu exprii sh traveled throughout
the Union, visiting factories, schools and
commercial establishments. There were
not many railroads iu the country then,
and no elevators at all in business
houses to saoot you up ten (dories
in half a minute. Mi& Penny jour
neyed by fetage and wagon and climUd
the staircases afoot, fcihe met aud
braved insult, snub and sneer in get
ting information. Of these bhe took no
note, but she did make careful note ev
erywhere of wages, facts aud possibili
tiesall that could ln'ar on the question
of woman's work. T he information was
written out in forceful, elegant English
and published. It was issued once, I re
member, under the title, "Five Hundred
Occupations for Women." It opened the
eyes of thousands to the opportunities
that lay before working women and all
around them. But this fine, strong book
profited its author scarcely a dollar.
She spent all her money in preparing it
and lost her health besides. Happy
working women are following in the
paths she iointed out, some of them
earning $3,tK)0, $3,000 and $10,000 a
year. Miss Penny is destitute. I found
her the other day living on bread and
coffee, and even that had given out, and
sho had tried to borrow t'enty-live
cents to buy more. She is sixty-live
years old. We women must raise a fund
to make Virginia Penny's last days com
fortable, and we must do it at once. 1
will take chargo of it unless some bet
ter way can bo found. Any sums sent
to me I promise to &ce faithfully turned
over for her use. Address Eliza Archard
Conner, &J and $4 Vesey street, New
York city.
When men go to dressmaking it is
time for women to go into law and gos
pel. '
I have heard of a society woman who
studied law in order to make Jierself
more brilliant and accomplished in con
versation. It is better to know some
thing, even from such a motive as this,
than not to know anything at all.
Wben I see a girl stenographer going
to her work about half past 9 in the
morning, wearing white gloves, a bunch
of artificial violets in her buttonhole,
her hair, curled all over her head in a
way that indicates an hour's use of a hot
iron, and wearing little toothpick point
ed, peg heeled shoes, so tight that she
cannot walk at all only totter I know
that that girl will never be a successful
business woman. .
Mrs. Kama Bee krjth .lately gave a
lively lecture before the Brooklyn Phil
osophical association on "Woman in
Politics." Mrs. Beckwith is a strict
Republican, but she says when she con
siders what man's "protection" has done
for women it is almost enough to make
a free trader of her.
The Roman Catholic college 'of St.
Francis Xavier, in New York city, has
made what really seems to me the most
advanced step on the woman question
that church has yet taken. This is
nothing less than admitting women to
its free post graduate course in moral
philosophy. Father Halpin, vice presi
dent of the college and lecturer on moral
philosophy, was the first to give his as
sent to the petition that women might
attend. "I have no personal objection,"
he said. "It only lacks precedent."
Archbishop Corrigan was consulted. He
laid the matter before the superior of
the Jesuit order and in due time sent an
autograph letter to the trave young
woman who had applied to him inform
ing her that her request had been grant
ed. A graduate of the Harvard annex
is among the ladies availing themselves
of this opportunity to obtain instruction
from the accomplished scholar who lec
tures on moral philosophy. Bachelors
of arts who take the course and pass
examination successfully, receive the de
gree of master of arts.
A girl sometimes fancies she is dying
of a broken heart when it is simply a
case of anaemia. Girls with plenty of
rich red blood never die of a broken
heart. When we fancy ourselves pass
ing through a profound emotional expe
rience of any kind it is a good plan al
ways to ascertain whether we are not
merely onirmic
The voting women of Boston are not
falling off in nnmK'is as much as they
v.vre. This year l".(j00 of them regis
tered, a gain of almost 4,000 over last
I always like to recall an extract from
Jdrs. Potter Palmer's strong and grace
ful little speech at the v'tdmnbian cel
brat ion in Chicago: "Even more im
portant than the discovery cf Columbus
is the fact, that the general govenment
; has just discovered women. It has sent
I ont a fhis'n light from its heights ?o in-
ncc.-etif.ibif to u. whieh we shall answer
! by a return signal win the exposition
! i.s opr-ned. What will le its next mes-
fage to u?"
It i.a reported that a woman has leen
i eh c ted ro.: 1 oversr in Clay county.
Kan. If she is one of tr.o many wujnf.i
who nre k-pt ch's'-Iy at h ni" on the
farm for sis monll.s f Y( ,,r joans
: of aluio't impass.-iMe road, she will
make j- n-e cf t'ne rtunities af
; forded by her t-ffice.--Woman' Journal.
It is 1 tt, r to b .!- h a viniiiin how to
ran irv-i,' v e:r ;ioi to '.-it a new drea
: than to tell h-r how to tn wt tui old
o::c Enzv Ai'TTMtn Vser.
thf .v.iiwe Oil! TMnps.
"How di 1 you enjoy tb? pertrtonr
, a-" 1 h'T htisor.r 1 f she rrtnn 'l from
' Oh, rot rntvb. N on b.l on any
. thing new. Vah:r.gton St ir.
I WVt He UicM
j "Pid yea 'iijoy yor,rsdf in the conn -:
try. Jobnrrr
""YouKt. .Wl the f, i.f. -t t t.Ir -r I
9-i sr.-vs tl.o bind n-if r. u-.ini..km th
eows." Iii-lian.i2 Jc-urrial.
Women Who Grace the Lega,
tions at Washington.
Margaret Manton Merrill Detcribea the
European and South American Ladies
of ths Diplomatic Corps.
The ladies of the u'p!omatic corps fc
Washington may bo divide! iit? thr
distinct classes. Tho.se coming from thi
empires of Japan and China are to thor-
ouyhly unlike all the rest, belonging as
thoy do to the Mongolian race, that they
livo a life apart. Their manners, cus
toms and ways of living aro not at all
like anything either American or Eu
ropean women are accustomed to. Then
there are tho American women who have
married foreigners. "While each of
them has spent most of her time abroad,
yet there ia still a something that di
vides them from the others, and they an
nounce tho fact that they are Americans
with a certain degree of pride tliat seems
wholesome and quite as it should be.
Tho few remaining ladies of the lega
tion who are natives either of Europe or
South America aro in a way different
from all the others. The one who holds
first rank among them since the going
away of Baroness Fava is Lady Paunce
fote, wife of tho British minister. She
is a charming tyje of the English ma
tron. Although her daughters are all
grown to womanhood, she has lost none
of the freshness of her youth. There is
not a thread of gray in her brown hair,
nor scarcely a wrinkle in her comely
face, and her figure, like that of most
English women, is wonderfully well
preserved. Whether it is her residence
in America, or whether it is her natural
manner, 6he certainly lacks much of the
reserve common to English women.
There is not a trace of coldness or hau
teur about her. She is gracious and
kindly and makes tho British emUissy a
most delightful place for guests and
Lady Paunccfoto was educated in
England and France. Sho is a descend
ant from one of the oldest and noblest
families in England, and her bearing has
tho unmistakable stamp of inborn ro
fincmont. She gives during the winter a
series of dinners, and any ono bidden to
one of these delightful affairs is veTy
much favored. There are three young
ladies in the family. All of them moro
er loss resemble their cliarming mother.
Mine. Montt, the wifo of tho Chilian
minister, is a native of Valparaiso.
Scnor Montt was born ia Santiago, and
it is in that city that tho minister and
his wife have their home, which is said
to bo very beautiful, surrounded by
picturesquo gardens and commanding a
view of mountains and sea. Mme.
Montt has only lived In America a littlo
more than a ye-rr, Init sho likes it, she
says. "Ik cause it w not only lieautifnl.
hut so big. My conntry is beautiful,"
she said enthusiastically, "almott as
beautiful as thK But it is such a nar
row country. Over there lio tho moun
tains, and hero nro wp, and yonder is tho
en. That is ail. lint it is so pretty when
the sun gecs down."
y.yT.. I.OTTTT.
llr.v Mot it is one of th.ve fair vrcn
en -who nhrnyn k--p th l -k of ehill
bA. J-'s is eoT,.c thing cf an prti-i rA
ft vr-ry p-d ir.u-iia?i. Her entv.T,ir.'-n
i l-vrsndis. Svi' p1e--w-i -with every -thin
in Washington. She nveT .ct
titM of th? r-cer n and 1 ViX "T'nre
j i tor re." a1!
such, fnr.nr tl
ii l thev 6a v each funav tkiu'S. and 1
i. 5SOr
r.- - V "
e . , -eV
' ' -i
am ranch liuuwd. She extks excel
lent Eugliih,
Mme. Lottia, the vrife of the inilit&ry
attache of the French legation, ia one of
the most beautiful as well as the moot
criming women in Wajsliiiigton. iSh
is very joung and has all tL chic and
tate that ems to belong by right to th
women cf France. She- is enthmd;istic;
all Frenchwomen are that But Mme.
Lot tin is nnsparing in her praise of Amer
ica and American women. "They are
to charming. he said, "and so kind to
us who are foreigner"
Mme. Vrigoyeu, the wife of the find
secretary of the Pernvian legation, U
another pleading Sooth American. She
is a native of the capital city of Peru,
Lima, as is also her husland. Mme.
Yrigoyeu does not epeak very much
English, but bhe b very eager to leara
the language. "When I came." ahe said,
"I learned to say Talk to me, and I
eay it to all eople I meet, for to xne the
English tongue is music I like it, but
I cannot 6ay it well. I am like Eneas.
Virgil wrote of him, yon know. My
voice is tangled in my throat when J try
to my English words."
The social life of Pern, Mme. Yrigoyeu
cays, is very formal, and after living in
Wasldngton it will not be pleasant to go
back to eo much formality.
Tho wife of the Sjianish minister, Mme.
Snarez. is a typical daughter of Spain.
She has scft black eye and an olive
fkin, with a voice that seems to have
been made to accompany the guitar.
Sho is a very accomplished pianist, and
her music and her babies occupy her at
tention almost to the exclusion of society,
for which fcho carts very little. She was
lorn in Madrid and educated there,
Mme. Suarez cannot forbear to wonder
that Americans, "who are," die said, "so
clever in most things, should be bo igno
rant of Spain. You judge of us," 6he
says with fine scorn, "from the dancers
of the concert halls who coino over hero
to amuse yon. and that is not fair. We
aro not a nation entirely given. OTcr to
lace mantillas, mandolins and 'moon
light, with here and there an occasional
stiletto. Ours is one of tho greatest
commercial countries in the world. . We
have wealth and power and great men,
and we have castles, too, that are not
chatteaua d'Espange.
"Come and see us," said madame hos
pitably, "and" this she added with a
touch of rebuke "learn something cf
the truth about us. You Americans
riiould remember that Queen Isabella
was a Spaniard, and she sacrificed her
jewels that your country -might be
found. Was not that a groat deal? I
admiro America very much, and I like
your women, but I like my own country,
too, and I wish tliat it was better known
and understood. There is no such scen
ery in the world," oontinuod Mme.- Sua
rez, "as that seen in the mountains of
Spain. Oar people aro bom artiste and
ntAtj m mnxEECt rrm.
mnsicims, lecause they ore lorn with
leauty and song around them every
where." Mme. Norighian. the wife of the first
pocretnry of the Turkish legation, nlo
lives in Wa5h.i1.gt on. But the environ
ments of her country are still alrat her.
the does not mingle at all with the out
ride world.
Mme. Pcrw.a, the wife cf th Vcno
ruelan minister, i a nwcoarr in Well
ington. She lia? not yet learned to s; a k
the language, nor has fhe grown accus
tomed to American way. Sh-i think a,
however, that she will like them. She
favs Fnbm5ivcly that she ineana to try.
She. trH. U young and pretty and seems
a g:Tat fnvorite with l tr j c-ple.
Fr iu MutzenVchcr i tlK jtret'ty little
v-iff of on" of t!j- attc h-cs of th i?r
13 vti legation. Her? loanty of a
v ry dainty type. She rs'-mb' a New
York d-lT-it.ante. Hrr manners are 1 cry
FT--M tmtd winning. ,Slin mi 1 throngh
intcrprc-t' r that be woul 1 1 v ry wi'.l
ir.tr to talk if t.ho e-nly hw li-rr.
T)irTrti no more ir.tcrt Ming riirht in
Washing n than to p' tbse ImU -s
fr -rn the t arieiss ccnritri" in stt-n-ltr.'-f
nt the White Hi0"! ro..'p?".ur.'j. Nrly
all of tV-m r l-ri-if:l woTnen. nn 1
thonch they Ine k foir-rthtncof the viv? r
ity c-f thrir AnTirsn c 'trsit i rr r
t?i.--.n liccr.inte-l f-t l y tlKir chsrra siid
pT-e t-f mr.TT'-T.
li f.'i i'f'T MATtT
An f".--pfcn.
"Yon Amerir!; nre Tsveretni Its
hnrry ar;d to4!! h uy ri'h yr.u," said
t , f-.rig:j-.-
' Never rM'h rt.T TTr-T the Ar;eri-ev.-i.
"I gr c-.si yr 1 feT r or cf cut
h.T'd mcii at wo-rk." Hatji's Bazw.
Society Held High Carnival
Last Week
Parties, XU'! RcepUoni and. OJtx
Functions Crowd ths ftaastn
Nifhts Ptrtonala,
Another brilliant weak hat txxtzU
Society has tad about all it could at
tend to with parties. Many cf tba
events have been very "ewell" and
local nabobs, with their tons and fair
daughters have turutd out, one and
all. Taere has been a falling off of
weddings. It appears to have beau
considered that the proper time U
marry just before Chriitmas, or dur.
ing the holiday wetk. Icdications now
point to a delightful season cf aocisty
pleaturei from now untd Lent. After
that, one will have a chance to remain
at home evenings occasionally and
catch up with the current literature-
Last Monday night the ball was set
rolling by the Wonderly fancy dress
party. As heretofore de&cribea, this
affair was frorgeouily gay. On Tuesday
evening Mies Jsie Sisson gave a party
in honor of her friend, Mias Faw&ett of
Kalamazao. The only lull in proceed
ings wafc on Wednefday evening, and
then many of the gentlemen took the
opportunity to tee Jim Cort-ett. Thurs
day n:ght the Penimular club's annual
reception and hall took place. Friday
night the banquet of the Alpha Delta
I'm was held at the Peuhuu'ir club,
all of wnich events have been eietcnbed
in detail in The Heeild.
Fifty Couples Dcgin the New Yaar
With Merry Dancing-.
Few pleat auter bops have taken place
in this city than the New Year's hop
given by Misses Cage and Benedict at
Grand Ilapidi Guard armory last Mon
day evening. The assemblage was a
most congenial one, and the hostesses
succeeded, as usual, in niainnc taints
agreeable for all. tome fifty couolea
were present, among them being Mr.
and Mrs. Frank: M. Williams, Mr. and
Mrs. A. El Ilebinson, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. William
II. Collins, Mr. and M rs. Ah B rower,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holt, Mr. and Mrs.
George btetekee, Mr. and Mrs. J. G.
Stetekee, Mr. and Mrs. Walbrrdge,
Muses Minnie White, Sails Burilogame,
Anna Ashley, Hess, Stevens, J'niilips,
McGowan, Bunnell, White, Phillips,
Formhy, Ewmg, Eliza Fcrmby, Muir,
Judd. Messrs. Fred Slaght, lleU-r
Xorthrup, Post, Heber Knott. Charles
Paine, Corl, Kutsche, Wykcs and Dr.
Braun's orchestra furnished music
for the dancing. The next top Will
be given St. Valentine's day.
Cast End Choral Society Enjoy a
Monday evening the East End Choral
society enjoyed a sleigh ride to the
residence of Perry Bowling in Alpine
township and gave a concert in tho
Alpine church to a large audience.
The society was taken out and brought
back in sleighs furnished by Ferry
Bowling and Henry Hill. At Mr.
Dowliug's residence an elegant supper
was ferved them. Those who took
part in the concert were Misses Haltie
Orser, Ida Foote, Flora Heistand, Car
rie Kinsev, Lottie Kinsey, Mr. Nettie
Hunt,, Mrs. John Strong, Mxs. U. A.
Horner. Mrs. Cargill, Lena Mf ad, Mrs.
C. Be Kuyter, Eva Coleman, Myrtle
Foster; Messrs. George Murpby.Charles
L. Brown, C. Be Buyter, H. Vftn'Dug
teren, Walter Brown, Fred Cogshall.
Harry .Ballard, A. r J. Aller, Will
.N'ouree, James Fyfe, B. J. Win ton.
High School Graduates Eat, Drink and
Are Merry.
About two hundred tickets were dis
posed of for the alumni banquet o
Wednesday evening and every class
from '60 to '12 was represented ly st
least oueof its members. It was fully
10 o'clock lefore the doors vf the din
ing hall of the New Livicfttou were
ttirown open, disclosing admirable ar
rangements for the linen kind of a
banquet.' At each plate was a bouton
iere of carnations, and the menu c.rd
and toast bt were much admired.
Mnch of the Fucceas cf the affair
may be attributed to the efforts of Dr.
Manning A. Birge and Messrs. Will
Morster, Glen Holmes and W. J
Entertained Her Friends.
Mis Dora More cave a delightful
party at her home, No. 787 Fifth ave
nue, to the clerks of the register of
deed?' office, Wednefday evening. Be
side these a nunilttr of other friends
had Wen invited, and tbexe were pres
ent in all about thirty people. Pedro
was played, the first prize b?;ng ww. Ly
Miss Anna Coz and Mr. rrnaod. Mri.
IVrt lime find A. L. Fkinnrr earn!!
off the boohie. Aftrth; irrie twiisio
and dancio? and a pen rl ceri tune.
Hiofe present from t Je rrp iter's cf!ic
were, ):x-BeRler of I eei ftirner,
Mr. an t Mre. lirt Hire, M;s Amia
x, M.m l.tlie Murbaw, Mif Nelhf,
Vandrt.berge, Miss I .you, Mrs. Ile-ijpes,
Miss 1-iva Harmon, Mifs Mir.nie Solo
mon, Miss fcttbbmt and Mr. Mark
fskinncr. ;
Palfrcr-Hughes Lunch eon.
Mrs. Walter H. Hughes and Mr.
Mary S. Palmer gave a charming lun.
etieon st the rerideoce of Mrs. J'alme'J,
Houth Prospect street, on Wednefday,
fr m 12 to 2 o'clock m the aftrroon.
A pretty novelty in the way of fJorsI
decirst-on vra mtroJured m ths form
cf d f f;es of p ir k lrgon;s plsced tat.
f ji!y ftboul the ti!cs. rtnilat al-)
formed a part of the cJeorsiior;.
After 2 oY'c k a ref ep'io-i as f:v-c.
AU -it 72 ouif n ar t-9r-f dwnrg th
cour-e cf the ftfternoot', abnt 'g'; ty
f.f whom were there -in tims for the
idnetift tj.
Tf 'ir S."ver Wi.3;ng.
Mr. and y.t: Abrssrn Y. "ih-jn-kl of
!o. 22' Jt-lUtKnt . r v-, ' l.tnU d
1!-e:r twentr-l:f tl. '.:; i v er r.r'i : v
jjtiurdsy cr.itir. i.e e,.:ij,;e
f-xln years t.M i'!r 1 'y :r
hone. 'I he Ut f" f! f r ,'ht ! J .
i.or-ets ar.-i Mrs. I ovfy-r's 'st-oi lin
orcneitra fuin.ehed mi.'f.iu 7ho?e L(t

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