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Free Clinic for Animal*
Mrs, Speyer's Dog Fang Gets First Record Card-
Many Pathetic Cases Follow.
V- braced his knotted front legs on the
UMC »nd looked up at tho doctor with a
».- \ him of boredom mid impatience. His
rr.md was outside In the street, on the truck
which it had been his business for six
jeers to guard. Bill didn't approve of leav
ing that truck and the horses alone, and a
nuisance of a partition prevented him from
keeping his eyfc on thorn, through tho win
dow. Trii^. his master, who stood by in
muddy boots, overalls and a sweater, didn't
fecm to b«» worrying about the wajron. was
all wrapped up. in fact. In what the. doctor
was faying about the eruption on Bill's
war scarred, brindled skin. But Bill had
his opinion about his master's ability to
look out for that wagon, though being a
bulldog of discretion, he had never men
tioned it,. He shifted his leg«. ceck<-d an
■ ear to bear If the horses were running
away and sighed deeply.
right." paid the doctor, patting Bill
snd turning to his master. "ITet! pet over
it. Just be careful about his food and" — -
R«re. followed some directions to which
Bill's master paid deep attention. Bill
didn't Mften. The minute the door was
opened h* made one dive for the truck and
Fettled hin«elf on the seat, remarking with
Us eyes, ears and his stump of a tail to
his master ;
"Now, for goodness sake come on and
lend to business!"
Bill was the. thirty-first patient at the
n«»w Clinic for Animals, just established at
No. ?25 I-afayette street by Mrs. James
Speyer, prci-ident of the woman's auxiliary
o r thp American Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals, with Mrs. Calvert
. Mrs. Edith Wharton and other
members of that organization. It has been
open scarcely a week, but as the news of
Its being there spreads there is an increas
ing procession of men, women and children
whh pick or injured dogs, cats and horses
t<- be treated.
"But nothing like what there will b<», we
expect, when the clinic becomes genera;iy
known." said Mrs. Speyer, who came down
to vis-iT the clinic the same day that Bill
drr.j-ped in to be treated.
With Mra. Speyer came her Chow dog
Fang, which is the healthiest ltttle dog in
tne tvorld. but which managed to scare up
a pore ear— so he could have the honor of
the first record card made out at the clinic.
"Ton know." Mrs. Speyer continued. "It
if> really disgraceful that there has been no
etasJc for animals in New York. Many
European cities have had them for a good
whH«\ If it had been left to the men New-
York wouldn't have one now. but we
women have established it, just as we
organized and carried through the work
Social Leader Hits on New and
Paying Industry.
At No. V) Irving Place. New York, there
is just now an exhibition which ought to
light those who have rich and curious
colorings— an exhibition of scarfs, draperies,
etc.. dyed at Neighborhood House, In
Washington. The collection has a history,
too. show ing how this social settlement hit
upon a new and paying industry, and al
most by chance.
One of the women most interested in
Neighborhood House is Mrs. Albert Clif
ford Barney, who lives, in Sheridan Circle,
in "Washington, and from time to time Mrs.
Barney has arranged plays for the benefit
of the settlement -plays in which she in
duces the socially elect of "Washington to
act, and which the socially elect turn out
In force to see, at grand opera prices. The
latest of these performances was a panto
mime. "The Man in the Moon," and when
II was given— it was at the Belasco, the
Monday before Christmas— every one was
enthusiastic about the costumes. The cos
tumes had been designed, dyed and fash
ioned at Neighborhood House, and the
wonderful colorings inspired all who saw
them with a desire to possess something
dyed at the same place.
For a good while, more or less dyeing
had bern done at Neighborhood House. At
first it was only raffia for the basketry,
whirh has been one of the settlement's
specialties. Then one thing after another
was dipped into the vats, and before long
"experimental dyeing, " as Mi. and Mrs.
ICellgb. the managers of the settlement.
caU it. had become one of the chief inter
ests ere.
Dyeing the costumes for "The Man in the
Moon" was a difficult undertaking, be
cause artificial light changes colors so. Mr.
Neligh decided %o do the work at night, and
in this way succeeded in turning out pretty
nearly what he and Mrs. Barney wanted.
Some of the colors were Jiideous by day.
• bat. under the calcium, just . what was
needed. Probably few 'in the audience
could have believed, had they been told,
that most of the material in the costumes
■was cheesecloth; but it was. One chorus
was clad, apparently, in leather, worn and
Framed —^nothing, in reality, but dyed
cheesecloth. Troops of children danced on
the stage dressed to represent autumn
leaves in cheesecloth costumes, dyed In red
and yellow eplashes, no two alike. But
the most artistic piece was the gown worn
Is/ Mrs. Barney in her "April" danee —
rainbow draperies, showing all the tints of
the spectrum as the wearer danced.
ftcce then the play scarfs and other things
dyed at Neighborhood House have been in
great demand. The settlement has turned
•Bt tome mest unusual iridescent silks,
lot*, for evening gowns. Some are extremely
beautiful; others merely bizarre.
"It all depends on the mordant," Mr. Ne-
Jigh save. "The mordant, you see. Is the
chemical which at once fixe- and changes
the color. The effect of a given mordant
varies according to its strength and other
conditions, and I never know just what color
my puplis and I are going to turn out. It
1* emphatically experimental dyeing."
Mr. Nellgh has a wonderful pale blue
*carf with white wavy lines on It, and some
dull pink starhke forms which in certain
lights are scarcely visible. He — and
lip is A truthful man — the scarf has
not made the acquaintance of anything ap
proaching pink dye. It was white; it has
been dyed blue — the pink is merely the
mordant — that is. it is the chemical action
of a certain mordant on the blue dye, turn
ing It actually pink In place? under' certain
light*, and giving: a curious violet shimmer
to the fold*.
It is no wonder that these scarfs, curi
ously and artistically dy»«, are becoming a
fe.fi in Washington among those who can
afford them Mrs. Taft has one,* and many
of Mi Barney* friTids are acquiring
them, for a consideration of from $7 or $3
up to $&•>. gamjt are ordering (town*, others
arr; filing th* ail Bf Neighborhood
H6u£e In the matter of draperies to carry
At this clinic, whicli is perfectly free, the
dogs and cats have their own special phy
sician. Dr. ]•:. R. Blarney, who is there
from 10 o'clock till 12 In the morning and
from 3 till 5:30 in th* afternoon, and "as
many hours as I can epare from my private
practice in between." be says. Dr. .T. IT.
Foster, veterinarian, comes to prescribe
for horses from noon to 1 o'clock. one of
the reasons Dr. Blarney gives, for •having
taken the diseases of dogs and cats for his
lifo work is a characteristic one.
"You know." he said. "in England, which
Is my country, physicians to human beings
wear frock coats and top hats. I hate that
sort of ceremony, and so when I was
studying medicine I decided to be a cat
and dog doctor. And besides. I love cats
and dogs and all small animals. Their dis
eases, too. are intensely interesting."
The patient that followed Bill, the watch
dog, was a much sadder case. It was a
little fox terrier, led by a little, wrinkled
old man. The tiny creature was shaking
with chill and pain, but lifted up Its head
icspor.sively when its master caressed it.
It didn't take Dr. Blarney long to dis
cover that Nellie— that was the little dog's
name — couldn't be cured.
"Pneumonia," he said. "You'd better let
us send her to the society, where she wiU
be painlessly destroyed. Of course, I can
give you medicine, and you can tak* her
home, but she's too far gone to get well; it
will only prolong her suffering,"
"I haf her long times: I vill miss her."
muttered the old man. But he acquiesced
and went away, while JameS, the assistant,
put Nellie into a basket gently.
When the doctor came out of thp consult
ing room a row of children awaited him.
One held a little mongrel dog, both of
whose hind legs were broken and dragged,
paralyzed, behind it. The child, a black
e>ed Italian boy, swore that the dog's legs
were broken by a fall from a table. "A
little table, so high," he Eaid. measuring
with a hand about two feet from the
"I doubt that." the doctor said when the
lad had been persuaded to leave his pet
to be destroyed and had gone. "But you
cant show that you doubt them. I listen
to all they have to say about their pets
and extract what I believe the truth."
Not many of the dogs and cats brought
to the clinic have had to be destroyed—
only about one-sixth. Several very sick
animals have been successfully treated and
are well on the way to recovery. When a
serious operation is necessary the patient
la taken to the animal hospital at Cornell
Iniversity Medical College, but all medical
cases and minor operations are looked after
at the clinic.
out some cherished color scheme In house
hold decoration. Mrs. Barney keeps what
a salesman would call "a full line of sam
ples" at her "Studio House" on Sheridan
Circle, and hopes through them to put
Neighborhood House on a paying basis.
Mrs. Bclmont's Settlement
Sugarcoats the "Cause."
"Votes for women soup! Votes for wom
en soup!" It wasn't a street vender ad
vertisng a new edible. It was a cry of
opprobrium, hurled by a group of future
male citizens against the Harlem Woman
Suffrage Settlement, just established by
Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont. president of the
Political Equality Association, at No. S4
East 111 th street." Th« future citizens were
Ftlll in the Knickerbocker stage, but Mi?s
Nettie Podell. the superintendent of, this
suffrage clubhouse, considers that the
younger you take them the better. She
sallied forth, therefore, and inveigled them
in. tempting them with hints about social
evenings and clubs to be formed— jolly
clubs, where games would be played.
Once Inside, she led the conversation in
sidiously into suffrage- lines, and before
those boys left they had organized a club,
named it "The Young Americans," and
fixed the dues at three cents a week.
"What is more, they left wearing "Votes for
"Women" buttons— wearing them proudly, in
conspicuous spots. As the littlest boy of
all trailed out. he asked pugnaciously:
"Miss Podell. kin we fight fr these but
tons, if a feller insults them?"
Miss Podell told them that, instead of
fiehting, it would be better If they got
the boys to join the club. "But I was
tempted." She said afterward, "to tell them
to fight."
The Young Americans have got as far as
a woman suffrage debate, and it was the
hardest thing to get one of them to take
tho negative, side. They were afraid of
hurting Miss Podell's feelings.
Miss Podell, to whom belongs the credit
of suggesting this suffrage settlement, is a
graduate of the School of Philanthropy.
After her graduation slm tvas a probation
officer for two years in Philadelphia, where
the probation officers are appointed by tha
city. The work l"d her to take .special no
tice of the little children who are out on
the streets late at night, and she made up
her mind that if women could vote they
would have more probation officers to look
out for these children. Mis.s I'odell's home
Ik near tilth street, and armed with her
knowledge of conditions in that crowded
district, she approached Mrs. Belmont. Re
sult: the suffrage clubhouse, which is just
on« week old, and except for a sulky fur
nace, appears to be flourishing.
The formal opening will take place the
evening of February L Meantime, various
meetings are being held, some clubs for
boys and girls have been formed and a pub
lic- speaking class for young men has been
organized with P.eed Davis, president of the
Men's K'liial Suffrage league of Columbia
University, as leader. Also Miss Podell vis
its around in the neighborhood and gathers
in converts.
The clubhouse is a cumfortable. three
story house, with a brick yard, which has
some fine trees in it. In summer this will
be used for basketball.
The New York State Association Opposed
to Woman Suffrage/No. West 3.9 th street,
announced yesterday the organization of a
junior branch in Albany under the leader
ship of Mrs. Nelson H. Henry, wife of the
adjutant general of the state. The Albany
women, junior and senior, are planning to
take a proniin»-;]i part at the hearing on
the suffrage amendment bill, for which all
suffragists and "amis" in the state are now
marshalling their forces.
An amusing game for children's parties
Is a zoological hunt. On arrival the little
foU;s receive envelopes containing the head
and shoulders of some animal In cardboard,
and are told that they must find the rest
at Hi" creature. It is most fun to hunt over
an extended aren, upstairs and down
stairs anfl through as many rooms as are
From left to right are Dr. ft. R. Blarney, with Nellie; Mrs. James Speyer and Mrs. Calvert Brewer.
AH the Same, but Capable of
Kndlcss Variety.
The intelligent housekeeper who wishes
to accomplish most with the least trouble
should be willing to meditate on the state
ment: All doughs are essentially the same,
having as a basis flour or meal, salt,
liquid and a leavener. either yeast, soda,
baking powder or air. the last beaten in
usually with eggs. The further statement
that endless varieties may result from one
simple foundation by varying the method of
combining ingredients or the method of
cooking or the kind of flour used or by
adding shortening, sweetening and flavor
ings of different kinds will give still more
food for thought. It is encouraging to
know that so many different results may
be obtained not only with scarcely any ad
ditional trouble, but also that the increase
in cost of the final product is very little.
Biscuits and muffins will serve to illus
t-ate the ideas in mind. The same in
gredients are used for both— one pint of
flour, three teaspoonfuls of baking powder,
half a teaspoonful of salt, one tablespoon
ful of butter and about three-fourths of a
cup of milk: but different results are ob
tained by different methods of combining
thp ingredients named.
In the. case of . muffins the dry materials
are sifted together, and enough milk is
stirred in to make a drop batter. The but
ter is melted and added last. For biscuit,
the dry ingredients are sifted together. The
butter, cold and hard, is cut into the dry
materials with a knife until it becomes
mealy looking. The milk water might
be used — Is added slowly, cutting contin
ually with a knife until the dough can be
rolled. Enough liquid has been added when
the dough draws away from the sides of
the mixing bowl. Both muffins and biscuits
require a quick oven for baking, but bis
cuits do not require greased pans.
Simple and attractive, variations of the
muffin mixture may be obtained by aiding
fruit, either fresh or dri^d, as one cup of
~fome Ways of the World
"The building of a gown is llko the
painting of a picture," said the woman
whose artistic raiment is the envy of her
friends, "it should grow in the hands of
the artist as. a picture does. A painter does
not plan his picture in all its details and
then paint It at top speed. He tries things,
and so should the dressmaker. She should
take time and not be afraid of ripping.
Therefore, a gown should never be made in
a hurry for a special occasion. Therefore,
also, women who want artistic gowns and
i-ot Inert commercial products should be
willing to pay for the time it takes to
produce a work of art. The making of
gowns should be regarded ns a. serious and
an elevated work, not something trivial.
It is not considered trivial to paint a »•••««
picture or even a- very ordinary one; hud
neither should It ho considered trivial to
adorn the original of the picture- And
" I U^^u U ,^u J, nX &*&•s• SftiS
Mi h*«P .oi, iiiiallyrhanelnaju. Ml should
-'• lightly ■" '"' n. r i "■•• were to buy
• great picture, to hang on our Valla or
fresh berries or chopped apples, or the
same quantity of chopped dates or dates
and nuts. Tt is important, however, to re
membrr that a little less liquid should h*
used in the original muffin mixture, when
fresh fruit is added, and a little more when
dried fruit is used, for in the former case
the fruit itself contains considerable moist
ure, while in the latter it contains very
little, and so absorbs an appreciable
amount. A slightly different result will be
obtained if sliced apples are nlaced on top
of the muffin batter, instead of being stirred
in. A deliciously rich muffin may be made
by increasing the shortening to one quarter
of a cup of butter, and adding one-quarter
of a cup of sugar and two or three eggs.
Still further varieties may be obtained by
substituting different kinds of flour or meal.
For whole wheat muffins use whole wheat
flour, instead of pastry flour. For graham
muffins, use one cup of graham flour and
one cup of wheat flour. For rye muffins
use one cup of rye flour and one cup of
wheat flour. For cornmeal muffins use
three-fourths of a cup of cornmeal and
one cup of flour, increasing the liquid to
one cup, as the meal has greater swelling
pov.-er than the flour. I^eft-over cooked
cereal may be used in similar fashion, al
lowing one cup of the cereal-i such as oat
meal, farina, rice, etc., to one cup of flour.
Changes may also be made in the biscuit
dough to give many pleasing variations.
Old-fashioned shortcake will result if
shortening and sweeting be added to the
original ingredients to the amount of
four tablespoonfuls of butter and two of
sugar. The dough should be rolled out
into «two layers, one buttered and the
other placed on top of it. When baked
the layers may be separated and any fruit
desired sweetened and placed between, aB
strawberries, peaches, oranges, bananas
either fresh or canned.
To make whole wheat or rye shortcake
simply substitute whole wheat or rye flour.
The biscuit dough simply rolled out, cut
Into strips, spread with sugar and spice
is very good, while another pleasing re
sult is obtained by rolling out the- dough
rather thin, placing sliced apples close
together up<->n it and sprinkling with two
tablpspni-Mifnls of sugar and one teappoon
ful ... f cinnamon or mixed spl>-<?s. The
plain biscuit dough or thf> richer one
may be used in this cake.
by chance we were to paint one ourselves
we would not keep continually changing It.
1 or would we think it necessary to get a
new one at the end of the season. Neither
should wo change our gowns or discard
them at the end of the season. But this
is a counsel of perfection, for under ex
isting conditions wo must do to a curtain
extent, at least, an others do."
The poor housekeeper lias bern censured
long and loudly for her Ignorance of do
mestic affairs and her supposed, unwilling
ness to learn, but domestic science experts
now tell us that she. lsn't to blame at all,
the ignorance of man and hla unwillingness
to learn being tho real cause of our
troubles in that department. When a man
they point* out. provides the nionny for an
Industry about -which ho known nothing
when he. erects th*» building In which It la
to be conducted and even control! the edu
cation given to ih< workers, it in hardly
to l><» woriiWd nt thai everybody ron
ternH oiiies In grief, <«u.| this happen* to
be precisely the case with the doincatld
Hunger Striker Describes
Forcible Feeding.
Philadelphia, Jan. 22.— "Revolting" is the
•word Miss Alice Paul, the American suf
fragette, who returned on Thursday by
the steamer Haverford from exciting ad
ventures in Englaitd. applies to the forced
feeding which she endured in Holloway
Jail. Miss Paul, by the way. doesn't look
at all like the popular conception of an
ngltator. She astonishes persons who see
her for the first time, after hearing of her
doings, by her exceedingly feminine ap
pearance. She is a delicate slip of a girl,
whom no one would suspect of being an in
terrupter of public meetings and a victim
of prison hardships.
"I resorted to the 'hunger strike' method
twice," she said to a Tribune reporter. "I
was clapped into jail < three times while
in England, and during my first and sec
ond terms I refused to eat. Once I didn't
touch food for five days. Then the au
thorities decided to feed me by force. I
refused to wear the prison garb, too. and
I would not perform the labor I was sen
tenced to do; so, of course, I had to spend
my days in bed. "When the forcible feed
ing was ordered I was taken from my bed,
crrrlcd to another room and forced into a
chair, bound with sheets and sat upon
bodily by a fat murderess, whose duty it
was to keep me still. Then the prison
doctor, assisted by two women attendants,
placed a rubber tube up my nostrils and
pumped liquid food through it into the
stomach. Twice- a day for a month, from
November 1 to December 1, this was done."
When Mips Paul was asked if she ever
threw a stone throuch a window, she said:
"No, indeed. I never did and I never
shall. I think such deeds belong to rioters,
and women are seldom rioters."
Miss Paul merely threw word- at the
Prime Minister, Mr. Asquith, and fright
ened him. she says, nearly to death. It
was during a. meeting at Guild Hall. Miss
Paul, who seems not to mind going without
food for any length of time, got into the
hall the night before, disguised as a scrub
woman, and secreted herself until the meet
ing began.
"It was a weary vig'V she said, "but it
paid. The Prim- Minister mad«» a most
eloquent speeah, and I listened, waiting for
a chance to break in. At last there came
a pause. Summoning all my strength. I
shouted at the top of my voice: 'How
about votes for women?'
"You would have thought T had thrown a
bomb. There was serious disorder, but Mr.
Aoquith v.as the most startled of all. Ton
see, the hall was guarded by a cordon of
police, and h* felt safe from interruption.
TVhile the. officers searched for me he stood
like a statue, after onei great start. T was
found and arrested, and imprisonment fol
Miss Paul left Philadelphia for her home
in Moorestown, N. J.. immediately after
landing, and intends to give her attention
for the present to the recovery of her
health, which Buffered somewhat from her
stormy experience. She Is a graduate, of
Swarthmoro College and had gone to Eng
land to continue her studies, when she was
drawn into the militant suffrage movement.
Miss Helen M. Oould attended the an
nual meeting of the Waldennan Aid Soci
ety, which was hold last Wednesday in the
chapel of Rutgers Church, Broadway and
T3d street, and was re-elected a director of
the society. Eight young Waldennan
women, ail of whom are earning their liv
ing in the city as secretaries and govern
esses. Bang "America" In French at this
meeting, and Signor Alberto not, a W.V
dennan pastor, told haw the King and
Queen of Italy had chosen Waldennans as
govern-stes for their children.
Tommy came out of a room in which
his father was tacking down carpet. He
was crying lustily.
"Why. Tommy, what's the matter*"
asked his mother.
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l/nderwear Ordered by the Pound and Bread
and Cake Sold in Separate Places.
"T,!fc» in Italy is delightful after you
learn how to live It." said a woman who
has Just returned from a year In that coun
try. "But there are several thines besides
the language that you must master before
you can be really comfortable there—shop
ping, for Instance. I used to suppose that
shopping was shopping the world over, but
I found that it It quite ■ different opera
tion In Genoa from what it Is In New York.
Department stores there are Incipient af
fairs. which, compared to ours, are about
like a bicycle compared to a SO-horsepower
automobile. Italy is a land of little, one
room shops, which are more picturesque
than department stores, but not 50 con
venient for the shopper. And some things
that you find for sale here on every side are.
practically unobtainable there.
"Underwear, for Instance. I sailed for
Italy In a hurry, you know, and didn't take
much underwear, so the day after I landed
in Genoa . I started out to buy some. I
wish you could sea the specimens that were
offered me. The only nightgown I could
find was a clumsy thing like a man' night
shirt, only made a trifle smaller. Lingerie
such as you can get here in every shop was
non-existent. The few garments they could
produce were exceedingly high priced, con
sidering their quality. I recollect a petti
coat I succeeded in finding, and bought for
eight lire i,|l 60 in American money). That
isn't much, of course, but for $1 60 In an
American shop one can set a. good, ser
viceable sateen petticoat. That Italian skirt
ripped the first time I wore It. and it was
sewed in some diabolical fashion, so that
when one stitch started the whole seam
was gone.- There" were fiendish little, ruf
fles on the bottom; I remember, and these
ruffles immediately detached themselves
and dragged after me on the ground. Every
stitch of that garment had to be sewed
over on a machine, and that when it wat
"Italian women,'! discovered in time,
wear home-made underwear mostly, and.
that's why the shops don't carry the ready
made. A tourist who had just come from
a Sicilian city of sixty thousand Inhabi
tants told me there wasn't on* single piece
of underwear for women for sale in the
town. The women there, she saM, even
knitted their own cotton stocking^, or had
them knitted by women who did such
work on little hand machines.
"A funny thing you find in Genoa is the
underwear sold by the pound. It is very
heavy woollen underwear, made only at one
place, and people send from, ell over Italy
for four, five or, ten pounds of this under
"It took me weeks to get used to the.
minute division of trade. In a shop de
voted to tessutl one finds only dress good?,
towelling, all kinds of woven goods in
the piece; not a glove, hairpin, handker
chief, or any of those small things which
eVen ordinary drygoods ahops over here
carry always. The.^e things are found each
in its own particular little store. In Pa-
Concerning Health and "Beatify
The woman who tried to talk without
moving the muscles in her face, in order to
prevent the acquisition of wrinkles, de
ttfasasai into a most stupid, uninteresting
person. Better wrinkles than no facial ex
pression, if these are the alternative, but
a compromise ought to be possible. Tt is
facial habits that make wrinkles— one
woman rumples her forehead wh"n amazed,
another curls down the corners of h°r
mouth, a tntrd furrows her brow when
perplexed and still another purses her lips
■when she talks. They can conquer these
babit3 with a little determination and per*
pistence. and they should do so, if they
consider wrinkles disfiguring.
A supple, live skin is the secret of a.
blooming complexion, and to preserve ths
health of the skin it should be- kept per
fectly clean, fed with good creams when
the pores are. open, and then healed with
cold water to close the pores. But in using
cold water there should be no sudden
transition from hot to cold. Several waters
should be us*d in an ascending scale of
coolness, ending, if convenient, with an ap
plication of ice. In applying the cream
of sJES^T'prv l^'- IS A 'v! YGar F "™ it '"-°- i* attractively shown in a variety
or anout „(«» \e t -y agreeable shapp^. roii.lv for delivery on th*. rta-L- n » nurrha**
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The AerdClc*
JO 1 5tPK T> "* £ '.J3H $Q* L
9 42mr5t Njtu^'caiMjT
PorSuo containing n?n, f »%5R^» cannot visit th* salesroom*, the MeHIT.S
Craf s yl'e and oSftvft 81 2 £°° , orlglnal » en fetches of iIcHITGHWILLO^'. j
postal note «J TbS aflo^i Pnn^ Fu « niture - ia mailed adhere for 2Oci stamps or
persona! l! r .rit^n Si," n^!;l'": ,-." UhMtt « * « il '^
GrUnfeld's Linen Store
20, 21, Uipzifer St., Berlin, W.
Own Mills: Undeshnt, Silesia.
Aik for Illustrated Pr|*« Uat
No Agents Anywhere.
MME. HUDSON'S •?■• "•»■••
lermo. mm day. I Tlslted three 9tatl9c«ry
shops in, a vain search for .•erne rubber
hands to put around my p=»p»r>. Finally
one man had th» kindness to tell m« •-„ 1
would nnd rubber band 3at the rubber she?
and th»»r» I did rind tb»m. in company «4t|
overshoes and raincoat?.
• If I hadn't marketed in G»noa rr»v««if r
wouldn't believe that there (MM be a meat
shop In existence which «i»n» only en? Htn«
of meat. On* man sells beef, another T*ej.
and so on. Br*»ad and cak<» ar»n't four.'!
In the same bak«?ru>p. At the r«?staariat
whore 1 you dine you can't --•• your mom.
Ing coffee: you must go to a mM '->?- that.
Nor will the restaurant man infringe on
th* Ice cream man by filing that articl*
"The little department stores, limited „
.■-„ seem, are a groat relief after th« en*.
article shops. But rh— • *r* funny. Noa%
have more than on* elevator, and'irh*^
you want to visit another v -"» a cl?r*<
leaves Mi counter and takes you ? .
Some of their advertisements are d?lkieu«.
I remember one ,-,♦ a stor« owned by a t&m
whose nam» in KngUsh would be 'Mr. Ap
ples.* I.ovtns: Mothers".* It began in *car»-
Jl*ad typ*. 'before spoiling the lovely form*
of your adored little children with hideous
malformations in the shape of clothes visit
Apples' 3.' •
"These little department stores hare me>
great advantage— nearly every on* display*
signs saying "prezzi flssati'— fixed price*.
In most Italian, shops you have to barasta
and haggle endlessly to get anywhere Mar
the native prices, and it is a relief to ass
this 'prezzi fissati* sign, which tells jut:
that the prices charged there are unalt»-.
"Italians understand that in most of tMr
shops they must chaffer. Americans caa't
get used to this sort of thing, but if they
don't resort to it they are robbed.
To go back to clothes: There !a oa*
nice thing about Italy. You can get gar.
ments made to order with astonishing
celerity. At least that's true of blows*,
bats and suits. Once in Palermo the
blouse of my travelling suit gave cut. hi
the shop I visited there was nothing that
would do. 'Why not have one- made?" at.
quired the man. 'I leave in two days;
there would not be time," I replied. 'Pleat? 1
of time,' he declared. My measurement '
were taken forthwith. I chose silk match
ing my suit, and the second day after It
was ordered my blouse was sent to me. It
was entirely satisfactory, and the who!*
bill was only $6. In New York I have tali
$15 for one I liked no better, and had to
wait weeks to get it. I thought ray 91
blouse a great bargain until. in Genoa* I
got one made of the same quality of ant
and with more work on it for $4 50.
"There - v ls just one big modern depart
ment store in Italy, the Unions Co-op«»
ativa. in Milan. This has more than twelve)
hundred employes, imposing- buildings. 1
large restaurant and a full Una of depart
ments. It is co-operative, and the ananai
profits of 153,000 or so are divided aaMag
the nine thousand co-operators, of waaaa
the King is one."
and in washing the 'i -» . : a-«, <th9tild bt
taken always to rub In a direction con
trary to the lines. A little attention tal
this rule every day will do more good tiaa
a treatment by a specialist once a week.
."Insufficient sleep." says a physician,
"is- one of the. crying evils of the An?.
Work and pleasure encroach ur^- •*
hours of rest, and bc-dy and mind M *■
riorate In consequence. Even tire children
have their hours of sl?ep shortened and
suffer all their livc3 in consequence: A
child of ten or eleven rarely get 3 more
than eight or nine hours* sle*p. wa»r«is
it should have t-n or eleven. Up to trea
ty at least nine hours of sleep ar» needed,
and an average adult need 3 el?ht. . TH«n»
may be an occasional Napoleon ■wrao cm
ret along with four hours sleep a Bight,
but if you happen to belong to that class
nature will tell you by waking you up at
th* proper time and you don't ne»-3 to in
terfere." 1
,—..., — ... .
A double chin, they say. can be rsraovrt
by rubbins; the neck vigorously with tis
closed fist and applying a great deal of 16*
cold water.
1 X.liAVGHA>\^Wtstnii
a- LArttLr*D6Mdßr s cn\Jf
Dr. E. P. ROBWSO*. \^*\
''«t* 'of■ X. T. Post'crad- BfV
m max- Hospital. Originator WT^m
m ti the new plastic njethoJ; ■ <
■ for stralsbttnlng the no**. I
aI rounillri; cheeks, bat: m* I _
■?m M necit. This I* scientist M m
"^SkB painless. t>!o«xilcMs. fie* kff
CLI from U-ir.st-r. no detention
business; immwdwit- - .
ly Improves the >pp**ranc». Invtatitat*. ■ __
|)»rin»ph*tt« Hilrjmi
nM»«r» VQV H
will e«a
-^ and examln^yourna"?
__ frc#ofehars? WrtMOra"
|RO>l (UR OW> BEES. , /
er*»d. 'WH •*» wit* «a«tf* . f .
I. J. STRINQHAM, dlen &** L >

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