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Heart/} and Houdoir.
CASTAWAY GIRL BABIES AT THE NURSERY DEPARTMENT OF ST. MARY'S ORPHANAGE,
NEAR SHANGHAI.
SOME WAYS OF THE WORLD
BEWAEE OF OFFENDING THE ICEMAN
[ESE DAYS— DIRE OOSWBQUESCEB
OF SFCH COXDITT.
■ r.as arrived for the local tradesmen
--■untry places to have their in
the irr>r. er.ters into the soul of the
atsrnopcir. who Unds she must pay out
■ have far less for it than
-■ ' vegetables and
eajga I sz-Tork markets For
a - . the mercy of her
laar and give her
- ts at revolt
:re.
eighty pounds of
ism mistress of the iceman
•rade at a small seaside re-
" he answered, defiantly.
. weigh it, please" she persisted
• - - - .. - - - ilkily.
-xciaimed tr'.urr.- La the
! ■ Martha." she con
. ' the cook, "be a - - every
: after t: wonder.
And as the mar.
wagon and drove awaj ICra X felt
ry.
The next day was intensely hot. and as the fam
ily assembled around the table at the "'high tea,"
■svhich took the place of the winter's late dinner,
eiery one was talking of the hot wave.
"W*m»? is the matter -with the butter!" exclaimed
Mr. X . vainly er.Jeavorlng to cut a piece from
the soft mass. "It is like soup!"
"Ma-mma:" cried one of the children, in ap-
ETteved accents, "my strawberries are all spoiled;
the cre^m is sour."
•Shure. and the iceman never stopped at all to
toy." said Biddy, the waitress, in explanation.
•And the cook fine says the mate's all spiling, too:
Eiie thinks its mad he is!"
Ar.d n;ad he certainly was, for he doggedly
drove by th« house day after day -without stopping.
end *he X f were finally forced to have ice sent
from town at ruinous price?.
"What Is the reason that your cream is so
much thinner than It was?" asked .another much r"H
upon housekeeper of the boy who brought her the
rr.ilk and daily allowance of cream. "Are the past
ures not so g-ood?"
"I guess tho pastures are all right." grinned tne
boy: "It's because there's more people!"
"You mean you have to render it thinner to make
it so " round?" queried his rur.toracr, much amused,
"You bet!" returned the youth, cheerfully and
Ingenuously, evidently finding the explanation quite
b. natural one.
"I have tri**d getting n:y meat from town. Fain
a woman who emertair.od h great deal and who
Thought she would try to dispense with the local
1 Jtcher "but several times, in spite of b^ir.K packed
m an i«e basket, the stuff spoiled and we v.-ere left
[•Without anything at all. T have finally concluded
-^at it is useless to kick against small annoyances
and that 1 must in <e!f-defence take the goods the
pods U f the village t*ades;> c ople i provide, on
the ~ principle that half a loaf is better than no
bread!"
r.EGARDING GARDENS AT THE SEASHORE.
"Wbi is it," exclaimed a discouraged fair gar
dener, whose seeds, -at her seashore pln.ee, woui".
net come up. "that Nature is co kind and lavish «■
this part of the country v.Mien left to herself, and
EO^provoklngly hostile" when one tries to direct
her? To be sure, the soil around my little cottage
Is randy, but the noft lovely things grow out of it
and blossom in profusion, but whenever I make
flower bed« and plant seeds the majority never
ras'xe their appearance at all, while those that do
■— - up are the most miserable looking little
specimens ...... and seem to reproach me
•ritfa their existence.
"Just outside of the long, low window seat of my
sitting mom there is a perfect pro^sion of lovely
growth. Trailing arbutus grows thickly under the
huckleberry bushes, blossoming l .• for h later on
put on their summer gr«r,. among which^'^/T °"
Spring up waving hran^h^s of S«*2«i^stas«3i
whfw with glistening fiowers. wWJe agjlnst tne
csrk rr-en mas.-es of the bay wild ™^\*™* x ™1
pink profusion. Later on will come the BO^eri rod
irA purple aster to the pmk and white of
,h. rW and berry blossom; and so on. a succession
of flowers, until the early autumn turns the huckle
berry boshes (scarlet- K«t to all this not oti^t
and HoMom I attempted, to ny sorrow kept it
pardei I planted It ar.d watered it and kept it
free from weeds, and no words can e*P r tld fall
drear-- ugliness. Now, why is it that I should fan
ar.d ihe wild things flourish? I P*"***"?^
■rhich a professional gardener assured me- were
adapted to roil and climate, and yet this is tne
result! I ferl as if I could shed tears over my aria
"-; '■■' / •— ' to prove what good taste should sug
gest te the Orst place, i. c.. that in places where
: itoraJ cultivation is difficult it is better to follow
nature an-! use the products that she affords
tr*Bi&!a.ntixio on the bare and ct'"i tracts tne
the near vrciv.ity. This will
flourish best and look mur-h more appropriate than
extraneous flora, which rarely assimilates to such
conditions.
EFFECT OF GOOD CLOTHES.
"£he haa ■ ■-, presence, but has an undoubted ef
teet," remarked a society autocrat, surveying a
r.tweomer throufrh ncr Icrgnon. "Provided a wom
an Is not actually ugly and is not too fat, she can
ihriyi make herself 'chic,' if eh* goes the right
IMPERIAL HAIR
REGENERATOR
THE STANDARD HAIR COLORING
FOR GRAY OR BLEACHED HAIR.
APPLICATION TARLORS
AN!- SALESROOMS.
22 WEST 23d STREET.
NO ERAN'CHEF.
Any ehice. frem BLACK to BLOND, produced. Colors
tre duraLls zni uaaff~ct«l ,by SHAMPOOING or SEA
BATHING; permit* curite* and makes »h* hair Soft and
Glow, It is EASILY AI'FTJED: Us application cannot
be deiecrM. Applied by KKILLED ATTENDANTS.
Privacy aieurej. Sample of jour hair colored free.
Correspondence and interviews confidential.
IMPERIAL HAIR HEGEXERATOK PARLORS.
22 WEST 23d ST.
Tonserlr SET Jrij Ay» '•"AXE ELEVATOR.
way about It. Carriage is one of the chief essen
tials," continued the social authority. "I have seen
women who simply by the way they held them
selves appeared several Inches taller and showed
to greater advantage than a companion to whom
nature alone had been far kinder. The next thing,
of course, la clothes; not alone what they are, but
the manner In which they are put on. Every one
knows that some women look dowdy in the most
elaborate, confections from the best French ateliers,
while others show style and grace in cotton gowns
that have beer, made by a home dressmaker. Such
adaptability is generally a natural gift, but It can
also be acquired, and it behooves every woman to
study her personal appearance and how she can
make the best of herself.
"Older women often score in this way over their
younger rivals. We cannot look young, but at
least we may look new, and there is no need of
succumbing- to the dowd'ness which so often over
takes middle age."
Happily nowadays it is no longer the fashion to
conceal poverty as if it were a crime. The genteel
keeping up of appearance:-, which the impoverished
aristocracy used to deem necessary to maintain
their proper position In the world, is quite out of
date in Vanity Fair, and society people with the
frankness that is cr.e of their modern characteris
tics make no attempt whatever to hide their
misfortunes from their friends, nor do they deem'lt
necessary to drop out of their world because they
are impecunious. Neither does their world "drop"
them, as so many people think the rich are apt
to do. If there is any "dropping" it is on the
side of those who have lost their money and be
come in consequence morbid and suspicious. But
what is expected of the poorer members of society
Is a g^or: appearance and cheerful countenance. If
they dress well and are happy they can drive in
their friends' coaches, eat of their dinners and sail
in their yachts as much as ever; but they must
make up' their minds to put bypersensil
aside, and to frankly avow the situation. It is
not or. in far better taste to make no fal.se pre
tences, but it is also better policy. The pride which
pretends is not only vulgar, but often has hurtful
consequences. Not long ago the daughter of a man
who had experienced considerable financial re
verse? went en a visit to some friends, and with
the silly boastfulness of youth talked largely of
the horses and carriages at home which, as it hap
pened we-e only kept by her father for a sale
which' was scheduled for a few week? later. This,
however she did not mention, and the father Of
her friend, who was a large editor, naturally sup
posed that in spi:e of debt Mr. A was still liv
in"- in the same expensive style aa before, and
inconsequence refused his consent to an arrange
ment which would have helped the poor harassed
man out of his difficulties. These things happen
oftener than the members of extravagant families
realize and go to show how foolish it is '•> have
any false pride about one's circumstances.
MRS. L. H. GRENEWALD.
METEOROLOGIST OF THE NATIONAL SCT
ENCE CIAJB— INTERESTING PARIS
EXHIBIT.
Mrs L. H Grenewald, president of the National
Science dun. har occupied the meteorological chair
of the club for several years on the recomxnenda-
Weather Biir.--.ii:. for
which she has been a volunteer observer for twelve
d Is also local weather ob
• r Bureau at
York. Perm., and has been accredited by that De-
MRS. L. H. GRENEWAL-D,
President of the National Science Club
partment with exceptional work. She has at the
Instance of the chief of the Department a manu
script exhibit In the Weather Department of the
Paris Exposition.
Regarding the club of which she Is president
Mrs. renewald said to a Tribune reporter yester
day: "The National Science Club for Women is
just what its name implies, and the watchword all
along- the line is 'work.' The society has no so
cial side and many of its members rank among
the most scientific women of the time. It Is af
filiated with no other organizations except its own
auxiliaries. It? object is to unite for improvement
and encouragement all women who are Interested
In the Btady of science and original research. It
is probably the only organization whose distinctive
features are similar to those of the National A.cad
en.y of Sciences."
The club has members in Europe. Spain and
Fnsland. The Agassiz Auxiliary, of Chicago, and
the Waverly Auxiliary, of this city, are branches
of the association.
■ "The Journal of the National Science Club" is its
official organ and comprises original scientific con
tributions by the members.
The various sections of the club comprise eth
nology archeology, ornithology, entomology, leh
thvdouhyta, thallophyta. bryophyta. physical bot
any paleontology, geology, mineralogy, astronomy,
meteorology, forestry, microscopy, hygiene, medical
science, economics, etc.
ARTISTIC LAMPS FOR SUM HER.
The country home is dependent upon lamps, as a
rule for lighting, and it is important that the best
should be procured, M danger lurks In the badly
constructed. At the showrooms of Edward Miller
& Co.. Nos. 2$ and 30 West Broadway, the seeker
for light will find a large collection of lamps that
are highly artistic in appearance and have every
imnrovement that an experience of fifty year* as
improve niri.v Id BUKKe st. For the June bride
™ a m U or a e C beautiful and "it The same time useful gift
CO p~J^iitv"e conceivable is shown, from those for
iiJh ?£• DubHc buildings, lawns and streets, to the
lvr« lan Intern fashion for cosey corners.
NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 1900.
LATTERDAY CONVENIENCES
KITCHEN IN THE HOUSE OF WILLIAM C.
WHITNEY-MODERN INNOVATIONS
IN DOMESTIC APPLIANCES.
American lavlshnesa Is shcrwn no less In. the
kitchens than in the other parts of tha modern up
to date house. Where the old kitchen was gloomy
and stifling- with the fumes and odora of cooking
and laundering, the modern on© is bright, thor
oughly ventilated and so finished with enamel,
marble and metal that there la no chance for the
absorbing of odors cr moisture.
Such a one is in the home of William C. Whit
ney, at Slxty-elghth-st. and Fifth-aye. It la a
spacious room on the ground floor, and is lighted
by two large windows. The sides and ceiling axe
covered with plain white enamelled tiling and the
floor with a mosaic cement, as are all the pantries
and closets connected with the domestic service
of the house. The servants" dining hall and the
first floor hallway adjoining It and the kitchen are
white tiles, while the upper por
, r - these walls and the ceilings are painted
white.
At each end of the kitchen on the side with the
windows is a solid white porcelain sink. The one
which is used for dish washing is broad and wide
and has a drip board on p? -h vni: The large range
stands against, not in. the walla as in old kitchens.
In front of it if a l^ng. heavy table with a thick,
natural hardwood tor . .'Ovf-r v is an iron rack
ied from the ceiUmr. "anon which are hung
saucepans and utensils that will be used in the
preparation of the coming meal.
ARRANGEMENT OF SAUCEPANS.
p, P . wePn the windows are shelves, on which are
displayed innumerable copper saucepans and
kettles. A large cabinet, inclosing the electric
.us of the house, occupies one side between
r h« doors. At one end of the room is a closet con
taining baking utensils. The servants' hall, a
arge, well furnished room, opens off from this end
of the kitchen. On the opposite side la the cold
. • room. It contains a huge refrigerator, a
porcelain sink, meat block, pastry marble and a
r '-ontaining another large assort
ment of copper utensils, all glowing with pride and
The butler's pantry is on the opposite side of the
hall. Its dressers are of hardwood. This pantry
communicates by dumbwaiter with the large but
ler's or glass pantry which adjcis the dining
room on the floor above. The latter room Is the
consummation of modern skill in household con
venience and beauty. It is lighted by a skylight,
and it, too, is tiled, while the dressers that line the
room are of hardwood. An iron balcony reached
by a winding stairway of iron has glass flooring.
and renders the upper parts of the drossers access
ible. Here are kept the choicest china and glass.
In the centre of the room is a large plate warmer
with a marble top. Running filtered water can bo
obtained at a sink in one corner of the room. A
dumbwaiter runs to the kitchen, as well as to the
pantry below, and both have electric arrangements
that by the pressure of a button drop them from
or raise them to any floor in the house.
The laundry is on the same floor as the kitchen,
and is light and airy. All drying Is done by steam
heat. The hot water for the eight porcelain tubs
1? supplied from the kitchen.
TILED WALLS AND MARBLE FLOORS.
The walls of the kitchens in the new dwelling
and apartment houses are tiled or lined with
marble their entire height, or are wainscoted as
high as means will allow, and finished the rest of
the way like the ceilings, with enamel paint. Dif
ferences of opinion prevail regarding the floors.
While tiles and mosaic are ideal so far as cleanli
ness is concerned, both are hard for the feet of the
servants, and are cold in winter. Rubber rugs are
usually used In places where much standing '.- re
quired, but these do not obviate all the difficulties.
Hardwood floors have been preferred in many of
the finest houses, and these are frequently covered
with linoleum.
In kitchens where brick set ranges are used the
chimney breasts are of enamelled brick and the
lintel of Italian marble, while the hearth is of
mosaic, instead of bluestone.
In many kitchens the solM porcelain sink stands
clear of the wall, thus allowing all sides to be
thoroughly cleaned. Where • there Is sufficient
room the sink is set in the middle of the floor and
Is accessible from all sides. The drip boards of the
sink are of metal bound wood, hinged so that they
will turn back against the wall. When the drip
boards are of marble, a rubber mat Is used to cover
them as a safeguard against breakage of crockery.
The modern range is as great an advance on the
oldtlmer as is the trolley on the old stage coach.
The best ones are no longer built into the wall, and
in the western parts of this country they frequent
ly occupy the middle of the room. They are made
of sheet stf-el and malleable iron, and the flues and
ovens are lined with asbestos. No tiro bricks are
used in them, and a thirl less fuel is required than
in th. old ones. The ovens, which art- large and
roomy, are heated so uniformly that potatoes
placed in each of the corners and the middle will all
hake equally quick. This was impossible with the
old ranges. Th. are made with combination coal
and gas apparatus, so that either may be used
Gas ranges only are employed in many houses, and
do away with all the annoy of fuel, consequent
dust and irregularity of heat. There are water
heater attachments for the hot water boiler, which
work independently of the rest of the range
The dressf-rs in some of the model kitchens have
nldef. shelves and doors of Italian marble the
hinges and fastenings of the doors being of bronze
ana riveted to th marble. The table top* are also
marble, and these acmes of human skill are as
nearly microbe and vermin proof as human agencies
can contrive. Electric lights are so arranged that
every part of the kitchen 13 well lighted
Sumptuous and beautiful as are these latterdav
kitchen contrivances, great improvements are atill
possible, and not until electricity has been rendered
practicable for ..king an i heating will the old
fashioned kitchen, with its fireplace and crane be
eclipsed by a perfect innovation.
GOOD WORK OF COLORED WOMMW.
Day nurseries in the poor quarters of Washing
ton, D. C, have been established by a league of
colored women. A nominal charge of five cents a
day for each child is made to the mother. Be
tween sixty and seventy children are thus leapt
from the associations of the streets. As many of
the mothers work early and late, the little ones
begin to arrive at 5 o'clock, and the last one Is
frequently left until midnight.
c/ r»
THE PRIZE FAIRY STORY.
Many Interesting fairy tales have been received
from children all over the country in competition
for the souvenir book offered for the besi "picture
story" on "Th- Princess and the Dragon." pub
lished two weeks ago in the Children's Corner.
The story selected for the souvenir w.is written
by Catherine Lee Carter, twelve years old, of
Wayside N. J. Not only for the story was this
one chosen, but because it was so carefully and
clearly written, correctly spelled and punctuated.
Thp- next bef Htj were written
by Alliene Bailey, ten yean oil. Washington, Iowa;
Dunbar Lorkwood, Beverley Farms, Mass.; Marion
E. Lane. Honesdale. Perm; Freda Smith. I.
ville. Ohio; Miriam Carman, Plainfield, N J.. and
Rh^dn White, ("hazy. N Y. There wen
points In all these stories, and many ol
showed original thought, so the children must not
be discouraged, but try again.
THE PRINCESS AND THE PRAGON.
Once upon a time, when witches were comm mi
there lived one who made it her rule tha: sty
would never enchant any one who was unhappy.
Thus she made many happy people miserable. One
day a sister witch came to see her, and was shown
Into a room where sat a horrible dragon with
three heads, ana a beautiful princess. The sister
witch knew that these two were enchanted, but
could not te.ll what they had formerly been.
Now, not far from the witch's dwelling there
lived a prince who was in love with the princess.
but could not Imagine why she had such a great
affe~:ion for a hideous dragon, and so was natu
rally jealous.
One day when they were out in the woods to
gether, with the dragon, the prince made the
princess an offer of marriage for the third :ime.
and when the girl refused it hia rage knew no
bounds. He sprang: forward and killed the dragon
thrust of his sword. Turning to the
ia to ask for her hand once more, what was
his surprise to find that the | ad vanished,
and in her place sat a beautiful nightingale!
it said, "why did you kill the
drnfcnr. " H. wrs my lover before the witch en
chanted us. for we were once a pair of happy
niehtinsales. The witch said when one of us wa«
the other would he freed ! see now that
ke the truth. Farewell!" and the poor bird
fi^w to the forest, and soon her mournful notes
sounded through the still air.
CATHERINE LEE CARTER.
Wayside. N. J. Age twelve years.
SPORT FOR THE LITTLE FISHERMAN.
Little girls are taking a great dea; of interest
in fishing nowadays, and at the fishing piers at
the summer seashore resorts, or on the banks of
the inland lakes, they try their luck beside the ex
perienced fishermen. These little people find some
thing fascinating in the sport when, as sometimes
happens, they seem to have all the "luck." The
two little girls whose pictures are shown spent
a part of every day fishing from the border of the
large, deep lake near their home.
"Don't you have a hard time digging for your
bait?" asked a friend when Ida put a specially
lively worm on the hook and settled herself to
watch the -'bob" for a bite.
"Don't dig for them. Just go moleing for
worms.'-' replied Ida.
"Moleing! What's that?" asked the friend.
"I go where I know I can gel bait." said Ida,
"and I drive this stick three or four inches into
the ground, and turn It around slowly, so that it
makes a grinding sound. Moles make a sound Ilka
that when they are digging, so when i the ' worms
hear that sound they think the mole is after
them and they come right up out of the ground.
Realise they're afraid of the moies. ™nsl'ye
made the grinding .sound for a few minutes I
irive the stick a little further in « lrn ft
„a m Thai the way my chum and 1 caugnt an
thi«' bait •' and she displayed a well filled bait can
"What kind of fish do you expect to catch?
"^aS^ttSl "Replied the tiny fisherwoman. and
just then the ■'bob' 1 disappeared under the water
'showing thai an imprudent trout been t-mpted
by the bait, and would furnish fish for ""PP*^
The visitor had her camera with her and the
two lit ?e gin "became so eager about catching that
fish that they never noticed when a snapshot was
ta -rm playing with this fish." said Ida. gravely, as
"^■n^'id\^n%e him." warned her chum,
who was hovering around with a small net. ready
to pass it under the fish as soon as he snould
appear. Rut the victim was soon hauled to land
and grated with rapture by the <^" ( V«>- »£o
after some discussion decided that h-' --hould be
fried for supper and that they would have supper
extra early in celebration of catching such a large
fish as it proved to be.
NESTS OF BRITISH BIRDS.
Ye birds
That singing up to heaven gate ascend.
Bear on your wings and in your notes His praise.
— (Mnton.
Throughout England, in trees, on rocks and on
the bare ground, birds of all kinds have their
homes, and whether permanent residents or summer
visitors (unless very rare guests) all who build
there may be considered "British."
It is only right to gin with the "king of birds."
and the golden eagle is still a resident cf Britain,
though he lives, as a rule, only in mountainous
parts of Scotland and the Hebrides. The nest is
situated high among almost Inaccessible rocks, and
the two yellowish-brown spotted eggs are aid on
a great mass of sticks, rushes and grass.
Though very much smaller, another fierce bird is
the kestrel, which nests in great numbers .tmont,
the precipices of Dovedale and in Ba?ley Wood,
near Oxford, usually preferring the discarded home
of crow or magpie.
The Cornish cliffs are a special haunt of the
chough, who lays the eggs in a hole of the rock,
while the raven, jackdaw and starling all favor
cliffs, old ruins and stumps oi decayed trees as nest-
Ing places The slrst now almost extinct, is still
to be found round North Scottish cliffs, where il
makes its nest of feathers, heath, etc.. while the
nest of the latter (often in a wall) is very easy to
locate as a fey.- straws stick out to guide the bird
back to its home. The mischievous magpie builds
about twenty feet above the ground, and lines the
nest with mtid and defends it with thorns outside,
leaving a hole for entrance and exit. All will re
member the family of magpies slung between the
college windows in "Tom Brown's Schooldays." The
barn owl as its name implies, builds In barns, old
building and decayed tree stumps, and lays th«
white, chalky ezgs upon a mass of those pellets
which all owls uisgorae: young birds and eggs are
often found together in the nest.
I have only rpace to speak of two fresh water
birds— the kingfisher and heron. The former lays
its eggs in a hole within a bank by the side of a
stream or pond, lining the hol» with flsh bones. I
have read of two kingfishers who made their rough
nest by the aide of a tiny stream or drain in Wilt
shire, where there were certainty no flsh to be
found. Contrary to general opinion, there are atlll
plenty of heronries In England, those in Essex and
Suffolk being as fine .is any in Europe, and perfect
regiments of birds may be seen round the t>tour
and Black water The nests are built in the v<sry
tops of high trees. , , '
Sea birds' nests cover some of the bolder clura
and Islands. The nest of the biggest of these, the
great northern diver. Is a flattened mass of herb
age disguised by reed*, near the water; the pumn a
is a hole In the 'sand, with two entrance?; the cor
morant's in the rocks and that of the oyster
catcher, which stays all the year round, in the
sand.
The redbreast favors an Ivied bank, but also
builds in many aueer places— a tin teapot washed
up by the sea Into a poplar at Westgate. the corner I
of a study desk at Tonbrldee, and the eaves of T
house In the suburbs of London. The wren's ne~ J
is very beautiful, domelike In shape, with a, hole T
the aide, and near by are always a few roughly . .
finished nests, called by boys "cocks' nests." and ': . .
supposed to be the particular home of the cock
bird. T
The nests of the finches vary greatly, for the T
hawfinch (Increasingly common around London) . .
builds roughly, while those cf the chaffinch and ..
goldfinch are cosily lined with wool, etc., and are
1 would fain apeak of the nightingale's hotr. j.
disgui- verly by moss ■ t nMi [!!
which, ilk' ■ I eaves, ..
and the imp;;. lent sparrow on the housetops, and
Ittle lark' a i
wil; contti ect at some ot:
time. — iSt-lla Inez Stra.-hun.
THE BOY WHO LAUGHS.
I know a funny little boy.
The happiest ever born:
His face is like a beam of joy.
Although his clothes are torn.
I saw him tumble on his nose.
And waited for a groan:
But how he laughed! Do you suppose
He struck bis funny bone?
There's sunshine in each word he speaks.
His laugh is something grand:
Its ripples overrun his cheeks
Like waves on snowy sand.
He laughs the moment he awakes.
And till the day is done:
The school room for a Joke he takes;
His lessons are but fun.
No matter how the day mv gr».
You cannot make him cry;
He's worth a dozen boys I know
Who pout and mope and ?fsh.
—(Woman's Journal.
SUMMER
Summe- with thy dreamy ha
nd frasrar.t flov
iii-. reea,
v.'. ■
Come to us with fruits and flowers.
Bright green grass • bowers.

And the goidt-n sun on high.
Dure anil I
Sending air,
_■ ■ ■ wen,
Making green
og grain
Thai ■ and rain;

Thou .sure.
Of the seasons tho .
Thou art lovelier than the rest.
— (Mazie Bowen. aged twelve, Monroe, Wls.
WORD PUXZLE.
A souvenir will h* given to the boy or girl who
sends in to the Chil lien's Corner the highes' num
ber of coned words made from the letters in
PELARGONIUM The letters may be repeated as
many times as required, but the words formed
must" be in pure English and spelled according to
Worcester's Dictionary. The contest will be closed
on July 5.
A BIRD PUZZLE.
1. Part of a stove and a bird.
2 A ruler and an occupation.
3 A girl's nickname and a dessert.
4. A color and a letter of the aipaaoet
5.' A vegetable and a pronoun.
t A pasture and a frolic.
T An onVer of the church and a bird.
n of a candle.
_- and a fabric.
10. A Turkish cap and an Insect.
11. A boy's name, a latter, and part of a chain.
"WHEN WE GO A-FISHING."
12. The name o* a tree and a bird.
IC. .\ domestic anin-al and a bird.
U. i'art of - a, rat oi motion.
......
- in ot time, preposition and high wind.
;: a - and part of a bird.
me.
.-■sneuished arch'
{ land.
22 A -'1 a musician.
23. A ■ ...
24. Th- inventor of a gun.
_ and well ventilated.
tool.
all player.
(Oma C. WUdman, Bristol. Perm.
Answers tc Meal Questions In last Sun-
1, Keene; 2, Rutland; 3, Concord: 4, Champlaln:
5. Oweoro: 6 Oil City; 7, Holidaysburg; 8. Lynch
burg: 0, Catsklll: 10. Fishkill.
RIDDLEMEREE.
My first is in mouse, but not In rat.
My ?econd is In pug, but not in cat.
My third is in song and also in shout.
My fourth Is in hit, but not in bout.
My fifth Is In cake, but not in tart.
My whole is a sound which touches the heart.
The answer to the word puzzle contributed by
Ellen M. Davis. Mecklenburg, N. T.. is as follows:
Phtholognyrrh— Turner.
Phth in phthisic has the sound of T.
010 In colonel has the sound of UR.
Gn in gnat of N.
Yrrh in myrrh, ER.
TO RESTORE AX OLD HOUSE.
KING MANOR ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISL
AND HARD AT WORK.
The old King mansion, In King Park, Jamaica,
Long Island, has been leased for three years to the
King Manor Association of Long Island for $1.
with the reservation of the rear part for park uses.
At a "ram:: - donation." given not long ago by
the society, several ancient relics were contributed
and will be used in furnishing the house. There
was a piano which is said to be the first on* ever
seen on Long Island; a great mahogany bed more
KING MANSION AT JAMAICA. L L
than six feet wide, an old desk and rare o'.d por
traits of Georgt* and Martha Washington. The
bed was a part of the original furniture of the
house. Other articles have been promised as soon
as the house is in order.
There are twenty-five rooms, all large and lofty,
besid-a the gre*t hall. These are all to be fur
nished by variuus clutis. The quaint old kttchen.
with its immense chimney and fireplace, is to b«
restored by the Fart Greene Chapter of the Daugh
ters of the American Revolution; the library by
the Brooklyn Public Library Association, the >iraw
irjr room * by the Long Island Chapter of the
Daughters of the Revolution, the dining room by
the Woman's Club of Jamaica. One room upstairs
will br- O»ed as a museum, and the other rooms"
will represent Colonial bedrooms ami living rooms
generally. It is the tntenilun of the association to
open a cafe later, where luncheons and small din
ners may be obtained.
The object of the organisation, as set forth in its
YOUR HAIR
Is Out of Curl
Dajs/| use a hot curling Iron.
X ■ n— • : of burning your hair,
or blistering your forehead
2^ Natural Curly Bangs
are altriys la curl — ijn
pervious to b«at. j««
spf ration or dampaeas.
Just th» proper -Jin*;
far the country or *«a
shore. Sci«atiflcally con
structed to Insure thor
ough ventilation at us*
•ca.'p.
— WAVY
SWITCHES
beaut: in texture, light. gn**ti\ aai cutty. T
adjusted Into any of th« prevailing «tyl«3t *r« a X
source of comfort to tha wearer. X
Ul IA C tor Ladies X
W I «*2 O and Gentlemen X
to cover part or Ci» entiro h**st perfect la at »ad *
faultless in every detail |
Summer Comfort 3 and Luxuries In +
Toilet Preparations. Hair Tonics*. Face •*
Powders. Cocoanut Bairn and Hose «
Leaves. Hair Dyes, and many ottier J
necessaries for the Hair and Skin. ,
L. SHAW
ESTABLISHED SS TEARS. J
LARGEST HAIR STORE IX THE WTSRLO. *
54 W. l-ttb St.. next to Maer'i, X. T. ♦
HUMAN HAIR GOODS,
LADIES' HAIR DRESSING.
HAIR COLOOUG. ,
CHIBOPODV. M-*jnCTTBXM&.
Attendance at Patron's Residence or at my Parlm*
59 C AO/4 CT OP- Hotel Manhattan,
LADIES' SKIRTS-MAKING. $2.50.
Bring your ->ht, material. Suits. jnakJn*. CIO.OO,
o~lo\ TAILORING CO.,
(Ttsstsirm.) 1.272 BROADWAY o>er«% 82S A
33d St».).
Skirts — ■ReV.r.dm*. tasaaatM and prtsatar. I?-***
Jackets — Sponging: andp reusing. 3Oe Redode-lafc
relir.lnsr. reasonable, writs; win call-
Accordion Plsatings.
Walter E. Harding & Co.,
3O West :::sd— «t.. next to Stern Bros.
Hlg-h-Claaa Dress and Accoriloo Flaatlsxs.
Work docs while you wait. Discount to — 3»ciAlaßaß»
©ct-of-town BRA.NXH OFFICE.
210 Weft Lexlaston-aC. Baittinore. Mi
constitution. la "• footer patriotism, rood c!t!saa
ship, and helpful social relations arnonpr members
and communities; to provida a suitable building 1 "
as a place of resort and r«st. and to collect therein
a library and works of art and historical interest,
thereby preserving that which Till aid i-ature gen
erations in - knowledge of the ILfe, customs and
habits of our ancestors."
There are more than two hundred members, many
of whom ax m*>mber3 of prominent old Lon?
Island families. The mansion will serve as a coun
try club house, and no room will be reserved for
th» exclusive use of any one society.
The extensive ground*, which derive much of
their beauty from thr» fine old tre^s, that are sal.i
to b*» among th~ best in thia city, are to be laid
out In plots.lawn? and walks.
The mansion was built by Rtzfna Ktar. first
Minister to England under Washington. It was
occupied later by his «^>i.. who was an early Gov
ernor of this State.
WORK FOR CBiyESE WOMEIT.
-
AMERICAN CHTTECH MTSSTOX AT STTAKGHAT
EMBRACES MANY DEPARTMENTS.
One of the best equrppefl ml3sioa plants ia China
!s that of the American Church Mission (Eplseo
pal>, five miles from Shanghai. It comprises 3t_
John's College, with a new science hall ■• gyru
nasium, a beautiful church bulldlcr. a training
school for Chinese women: a home for foreign
women workers. St. Mary'? Hall and St. Mary's
Orphanage. In the latter forty little castaway girls
receive a Christian education and motherly care.
As soon as they are old -noush they have regular
leosor.s and learn to make their own clothing and
their heavy embroidered cloth shoos, -with thick
paper *oles. They learn also to make torchon lace
and drawn work. Wher. they have completed tha
course of instruction in the orphanaga they enter
St. Mary's Hall, where they receive a common
school education, and where the varioos branches
of housework are taught.
The Women's Training School prepares Chines*
women for work as Bible readers and teachers,
and supplements this work with practical training
In the woman's hospital. Mos: of the women to
the training school are widows. Only those of good
ability and earnest Christian character ar« r»
ceived. The course occupies two years.
THE TRIBUXE PATTERy.
a TISSTE PAPER PATTERN O? "WOMAir*
BATHING SUIT. NO. 7.9*5, FOR COU
PON AND M CENTS.
Black brilllantlne Is here attractively comMasol
with white and trimmed with black silk braid.
Th« body and bloomers (which ar^ cut m one*
are fitted -with
shoulder, underarm
and centre back
seams, the slight
(ntoaaai around the
waist be- ar
ranged in gathers.
The front of the
body opens over a
plastron of white
brilllantlne, which
is trimmed with
rows of narrow
black braid. It is
permanently at
tached to the right
front and fastens
invisibly under the
left side.
Loopa of s!!k cord
attached to small
bone buttons hold
the fronts together
at the lower edge
o f square revers.
formed by the broad
sailor collar.
As illustrated, the
sleeves are short
puffs, but the mode
also provides full
which may be used NO. T.OS6— WOMAN'S BATH-
If preferred. E«<3 ?LIT.
The close fitting three piece skirt is shaped wtta
a narrow front and wide side gore, which is ar
ranged in a sinsrie box pl>jat at either side of tha
c< ntre back, where th-» skirt is closed. A Dr<yad
band of white brilliantlne is applied around "tae
lower edge, the upper part being elaborately
trimmed with black braid, which also ornament*
th*> Mai'or collar and bar.as on the sleeves.
The popular fancy rum to black or bjua suits
with whit** and rev trimmings, but many cth»r
pleasing combination* are »e*n in thr- new bathing
costumes made of serse. flannel and alpaca — no; M
few smart whit** suits are shown wirh. i>U*ck. blue
or red braid trimmings. To make the null in th«
medium size will require nine ar.d one-half yanla
of twenty-seven or six and three-ijuartera yards
of forty Inch material. Tbe pattern. No. l.^ii. La
cat in sizes for a 31. 2s and Zl inch bust measure.
+g __ _ _^
COUPON ENTITLINO TO ONE IWTTERJC.
AN V ;>I2£E. OF T.V* -A,
Cut this out fill in with inaVi nam* aa«l ad—
<tr*s?, *nd mall to THE i'ATTKRX DS
:
A<Llr*** • ••••••-. * . .....»•«,.
expense- 9m •»«?& patt«:
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