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Chat The Loniessions oi a Wife Another Wife Confesses j, “For three wet k*.’’ said Mary—"the throe weeks that JhcK and I had away •from all the world—wo were a* happy «4 one can imagine mortals to be. And then —then, for the first time, 1 began to knew the man I had mar ried He would do anything in the world- put anyone else in trouble or. sorrow to save himself one minute's annoyance. He began to w lab he did not have me from the moment 1 told him I was going to have a baby. He tried to care for me when it meant giving tip his old habits, but It could not last He wuw too pleasure loving, too self ish. “For months now he has had <>nly one wish —that I was out of his life. CHRISTMAS LACES Some (iood Surest ions For Her Why not make a— Lace Handkerchief! Lace Cap! Lace Jabot! Lace Pin Cushion! Lace Corset Cover! Lace Centerpiece! lace Collar! Lace Scarf! Lace Tie! Laoe Hat! Lace Hat-pin Holder! Lace Waist! We have all the Lares to make them! Dainty Vais! Pretty Laces! Beautiful Mechlins! * Also an immense line of Evening Wear Trimmings. Marquisettes, Nets and Chiffon Cloths in all the new evening shades. Neckwear and Hosiery. AcconUon Plaiting! Buttons Covered! Mall Orders Filled. Visit Our New Store at 129 Farraer-St. DeLoye’s Lace Store H. F. RINGE Prop- 72-4 LIBRARV-AVE. 9 Tremendous Bargains in All Dept’s! I mk IB »■ ■■■■■'■ — — am - ■ i I mm I Make Your Selections Now and We Will Lay Them W Store Open Every Evening Until Christmas. 1 Written Guarantee with Every Sate! Back at Sal lan Can ■ Save You m Diamond. High Quality Makes It An Especially Fine Christ* mas Home Gift. vose It’s a Piano in every way worthy to repreicnt the spirit of the ««*aion; the love and interest that prompts the gift For the various design of the one line are of marked beauty—and you want youra an attractive home. The Voae tone i« of lasting sweetness and purity —a never-end ing charm. Voae reliability it fully established—a Piano of service IllWrfiJfr And our price for the Voae it very moderate, making it one of t the best of Piano investment!. A Source of Constant Enjoyment in Your Home -J L —This is what the VOSE will surely prove—and this is what you j^X want your Christmas home-gift to be. And knowing how great ( y m you will please those dear to you in this choice, see our complete EXT tjl stock of Voae Pianos at once. We’ll arrange terms to suit; and bold for Christmas delivery. , Surprise “Them" With the Gift They’d Enjoy Moat of All— w a High-grade Piano—a VOSE! ' Page Four Problems of the Wife and Working Girl | "Our pchfect love has !>ei'n fountl lamentably Imperfect. "We have neither found happiness iwitii each other and we have put It out of the power of either to be happy w Uh anyoue else. “Margie, why is It that so many * men and wimn-n marry as Jack and I did—only to regret it forever after -1 ward* Don’t tell me it is n« re passion, for we loved each other madly True, |there i> nothing in common between us. We are as far apart as the poles tn thought. W** never c ould have hr£ld each oth» r’s imagination* for a mo ment. hut there was some sort of a bond between uh. something primary beyond explanation, and to me today, THE DETROIT TIMES, DECEMBII 1914. when 1 am here without the least feeling for Juck. I thrill at t»e mem ory of what lias >een. ‘Why could 1 not have met some man whose idea* of life were like my own* Who had something of the same older of mind, and, not meeting hint, why should 1 have had my very heart drawn out of me by someone with whom it was ImpossibU f«»r me to find real companionship?’* “One of the things nio>t women have ti leant. Mary, is not to ask •Why' too often "With us it is the eternal question ar.d one that makes us more trouble than anvthtng else We always ask ‘Why?’ and men usk What ” One is always trying to find the reason for things good ai.d bad. exclaiming. ‘Why is it thus and so with thee and me?" and the othei i‘s curiously peering out. with tuai everlasting ‘What is it like*’ on his lips and the feeling of a naughty child to tear it tc pieces and see. ‘ All of which sister, dear, brings us, bar k to the present with a thud. You must not usk why. You niu»t go on doing this splendid work that you are doing and which you like so well. Mary, don’t you know that you have got the chance to make a rnan in your life the same kind of an Incident that women are In the live* of men” "You ought to be very proud of yourself, my dear, and you should be comparatively happy you have been able to fill a place in a family that be littled your excellence—a place that one of themselves failed to fill with even mediocre success." "Margie, dear, that is what Is wor rying me Os course, I know that dear old T)ad Is getting steadily weaker and weaker and I know that very soon 1 will huve no real claim on any of your family, as when Lad's estate is settled It will, of course, mean Dick. Jack. Molllf and mother. I shall feel like an interloper. For if Jade had any say about running the business he would put me out of It tomorrow —even If he knew I could run It better than he. "What will i do then, Margie?” "I don’t thtnk you need worry, Mary*. The bookshop owes money to Dick and I am sure he will not see a business In which he will have an In terest go to the dogs Just to flatter Master Jack's vanity.” But," said Mary, with flaming cheeks, "suppose I should separate from Jack?" "1* it so bad as that. Mary*" I ask ed sympathetically. Isn't it?" was her question. "A*k yourself. Margie: Would you not act with decency and self-respect? You know that the most contemptible thing in the world is when two people live together os a mere matter of con venience or habit. The women of the streets who have gone wrong know this, and in their heart* they laugh at those wo men who hare taken up the profession of reform because of unbearableness of their own lovelesw unions.” "Here Is another woman who b* not only asking 'Why?* but Is trying to answer the question,” I said to my self. (To Be Continued.) SOCIAL and PERSONAL A dinner and reception was given Tuesday evening, in St. John’a Epis copal church house. In honor of the Rev. H. H. Fox, the new rector of the church, and Mrs. Fox. About 160 attended the dinner, and upwards of 200 more were at the reception which followed. The negative side won in the de bate on the question, "Resolved, That moving picture shows do more harm than good," of the Women Writers club, Tuesday evening, In the Utley branch library. —(§>— Miss Clara Hodges will entertain at dinner Friday evening, for Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence D. Buhl, the guests later to go to Mrs. Bennett Cushman s dance in the Country club. Miss Jessie of New York, will give an Illustrated talk on “Posture improvement,’’ Thursday aft ernoon, at 2 o'clock. In the Century building, before the philanthropy and reform department of the Twentieth Century club. Miss Bancroft, who Is assistant director of physical training in New York public schools, is the president and founder of the Amerl- can Posture league, and a well-known educator and writer on subjects c>r welfure and recreuttvo games for chil dren. The lecture in the Century club Thursday afternoon, will be open to the entire membership of the Twen tieth Century club and their guest*, and a special invitutlon has been ex tended to the Detroit Teachers' asso ciation to attend. —-(jSV Yacht club will take place Thursday evening. Dec. 10, iu the Hotel Pont chartraln. r - ■ l»r. J. S. Mackenzie will give an Il lustrated talk on "The Yellowstone park.” Thursday evening. Dec. 10- In Central Presbyterian church. Theophlle Francois, Belgian consul In Detroit, will give a talk on “Mau rice Maeterlinck and Belgian litera ture." Thursday evening. Dec 10. be fore the Michigan Authors' associa tlon In the Hotel Cadillac. An Informal reception for the ISO new members received into the Wood ward ave. Presbyterian church during October, will take place Wednesday evening, In the church parlors. - ■ A chorus of 200 singers from the Michigan State Normal college. Ypal lantl, under the direction of Frederick Alexander, will give a program of Christmas music. Sunday evening, Dec. 13, In St. Paul's cathedral. The soloists will be Mrs. Annie I^exier THAT JAR OF MUSTEROLE ON THE BATH-ROOM SHELF Has Relieved Pain for Every One In the Family. When little Suwte had the croup: when Johnny got his feet wet and caught cold; when Father sprained his knee; when Granny’s rheumatism bothered her— That Jar of MUSTEROLE was right there to give relief and comfort. MUSTEROLE is a clean, white ointment, made with oil of mustard Tt will not blister like a mustard plaster. Quick relief for Bore Throat, Bron chitis. Tonailitla, Croup, Stiff Neck. Asthma. Neuralgia. Headache, Con gestion. Pleurisy, Rheumatism. Lum bago. Pains and Aches of the Back or Joints.* Sprain's, Sore Muscles, Bruises, Chilblains. Frosted Feet, Colds on the Chest (it often prevents Pneumonia*. Nothing like MUSTEROLE for croupy children. At your druggist’*, in 26c and 50c jars, and a special large hospital size for $2.50. Be sure you get the genuine MI’S TEROLE. Refuse imitations—get what you ask for. The Musterole Company, Cleveland, Ohio. M3 We have just received from New York Another Shipment of ■ Russian Pony Coats JmBL Fvenlng. Oec. i*th, These handsome garments are made from light-weight, and each beautifully marked skins. They are lined throughout with evening Brocaded Silk and may be had with collars of Canadian Lynx, thereafter Civet Cat, Chinchilla, Squirrel, Dyed and Natural Raccoon. until xmaa These garments represent the best values offered in I)e - at Small Prices^ Two special tables new Fur Muffs and Scarfs Greatest values we ever offered. Prices $5.00, $7.50 and SIO.OO J 7fexwM£ndicct( Company Gray, contralto, Ypailanti; William A. Kerr, baritone; Dr. Carl Oakman, violinist, and Charles Frederic Morse, organist The society is being brought to Detroit by the Society of Arts and Crafts. There will be no charge for admission, the expense connected with the undertaking being met by sub scription. Member* of the Aits and Crafts society aud subscribers, on ap plication. will be given tickets ad mitting them to the cathedral before 7 o'clock, when the main doors will A Waist Special FOR THURSDAY SIO.OO and $12.50 Values $3.98 Just a little odd lot of White Laces, Colored Chiffons, Shadow Laces and Nets. As the quantity is very limited and will undoubtedly be closed out very quickly, we advise early selection. Tells The Tale of The Ten Christmas Muldpiod of Pleasures THIS dainty announcement tells your friends that Christmas will last this year for more than a day. That, at your request, a box of Mac Diarmid’s Famous Newly Cooked Candies will be delivered each week —for five or ten weeks or longer, beginning Christmas. With this gift then, goes the thrill of not one anticipation, but a succession of them. You multiply the joys of Christinas and make permanent the record of your thoughtfulness. Delivery Free in Detroit—Parcel Post Service^Elsewhere. Price >oc Per Pound —Place Your Order Now. We can give It personal attention—You need not think of It again. ci - iani 32-34 Broadway. 211 Woodward. McMilltm’s (Opp. Pontcharttain) The annual ball of the Detroit be opened to the public. An informal dancing party, preced ed by professional Instruction tn the modem dance steps, will be given by Palestine lodge. No. 357, F. A A. M.. In the lodge house. Tuesday evening. Deo. 15. —(J) — Harmonie society will give a "la dles' night,” Thursday evening. Dec. 10, In Harmonie hall. The annual children’s Chrlstmus party will be Christmas Novelties in Marabou and Ostrich Sets and Scarfs At Very Much Under Regular Prices We are selling quite a number of our very pretty Ostrich and Marabou Sets in novel and effective designs and color effects. Prices now— -57.50, $lO, $12.50 and up SEPARATE SCARFS are sold at $2.98, $3.98, $5.00 and up. These make very excellent Christmas Gifts Advice to Breadwinners held In the hall, Saturday afternoon, Dec. 20. Siam will make an unusual exhibit at the Panama-Pacific International exposition, one of the features being some of the sacred white elephants, which will be aent to America by King Chulalong Korn, In the charge of hie brother, Prince Kajanl, who haa been appointed exposition com missioner, directing the expenditure of Siam's appropriation of a quarter of a million dollars.