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KATE CAREW CREEPS INTO THE CENTRE OF PARISIAN GAYETY
"GOOD EVENING, MADEMOISELLE. ARENT YOU AFRAID OF CATCH? ING COLD?" H?, ksi i i UIBW. l'ai is, Januarj s> 1\ ? itdlla overy, dear oni and qull I I tracked uU,v|l . ' : eve bein on tl reed to ;l- but I do hope they haven quite get I ! >i arn to 1 a I pom . laaon I Weil. ? ? ?? ".? d ? ?...ery. !' ? l; . . : islvi m Paris th two fact i For eisl raeetha ? ?? ;* i"''w fur tii? ???? ? a it,.- i. \ ".ils b> :iue . ? ire In her cot tprll to Decei ?? Pal English sn Ain'ii-. rket i i,.i - " i ? ? ? ? tu* noei ? ? WHEN CITY REAPS ITS CROF - !i iheli numbers, so wh? n h? r ?.? i An?] hi ii D - ? - Aiii.lo-S.ixo - h i own reall . >n, w ah ;. er art i ha\e sa 'C chan months In I -, her Intim?t? ly. hav toi-.,.; . ind ? ? ? m ... i i,; tx ?. . a od hoi ?he i . . hildishlj elmpk having throe p " ??? "i the i?? the ] ? :,.'? of beim m of wicked MS? I ? ... mat pa; 1 : to welt : la <.f tin- family ,. ? . . : loi. . ? ?i in studios, or oi the boulet M ; Ol in tl.. ? .- Uidn' Just r.? ,??? yo ,:? .-rint'. ? - i, si in ! French family, a real, old-fashioned hour nols family,^wltb ao Bngllah in in vo cabijiai-- and'prehistoric ideai as to as vcnti' itoma t s bal h i - happened : :: .: imlnatlng sxpe Id can ,:> try It a . i hav, i.- ???. boa ehi ?? ? ote Mstl ?!?!?? Tot. don't kno . anj ;r,'r out r: j ou onll knon- !.. r tin ,,;i, ., .; caf?s, hi r shop? and boulevard? and It t us show fou ;... come, i beg oi >oj. ? Of cours. ? on understand, she wrote all "?at ,: i,, end when written that ?ay ; a - re you It b< cow? ?> mu )-. mo:. ? prei A QUESTION OF TONGUES. -, : lie, because-well, i don't ?tund rig it to yon spue king f 1er severa! days on ? "d hsi : me effect oa me that nearby (iOtKni.n hammering on metai haw. It > ??? nu- i dull, dreary headache. . ; led. tl at I v .ail.I spend a week ?" in the bosom of the French family. Ms i would hie m'- t.. a little bot?'. *here i rould tali: in my own tongue and ?'???ha', own way. di ;?:.<! h? Spi l( ?? J OUng husban?! inc at the Gare du Nord, an?l 1 gol ''?to the French atmosphere at one?-. Cor nsthiidi i..-:-? ,i m?- on both cheeks and ?urque? kissed me on both cheeks, and 1 ?shited euch ..; them in similar fsshksh. because i believe that when you're in 'ran..- you must do as the Krench do. Tin deai >oung things had arranged a Sartect round of gayeties lor me. In v?in did i asBur? them that 1 couldn't Wvol all the time, that I simply had to ?eep tl, wolf from the door. -N>' i - exclaimed Mathilde, ptrou? ???tii'K In front of lb?' mirror. "Nobody *ork? in Kin? cow. This Is tin- :-, asoli ?f Ren ??.on-, of Noel, of st. Sylvestre, "' '?-?Jans, and h bridge And, anyhow, you MOW periectly well, mignonne, that ail Jou Americana aro enormously r< ch, oh, nit aliann :h!" "/Mars," sai,| J,,, -, ?. A;??'? ? want to t il you here and now that 99uv lltiji ? >,, in-lit ov.i '..,ii. .1 *??'.' m . v i;.(?; i,-; ... if , au agree with *?> one, jou say "alors. ' l? you caui'i I think what v?, , w,?ltlt to siy n? \t. Pat S? toajan "alors." When 1 sriah to ? : ios! lm| rnasti i. j on b? : with an "alors." and when ;?'. an? I s ? nd?erous ' aloi - " fact, a good rnlS is: When In ?ioi.it tmy 'alois." Bo, of course, I bad to froll? ??? Mf ' tbe true Paris ??f the Psrisl u - It to tb< ssasen of ?Family Punctt? i of duty dinners given to all r< Lstlves, s twice r< moi ? d, and ?.?i. ase hou gr?ai s favor It wb I rj der i?, i?? admltti ?i Into ti.? ? i reiati d pr< i im ta i ?i" appn ? late tbe Privileg? wish i mlgnt have eujoyed those dins b it. ;?'.?' i . ouldn't .? all) hsi gay time In i'ism ?? bu ? a ? ? o n??t man led, Tb< refon ?>? IS : all? in-rath? past ths He perl I a., i rd with some mes it.i ? mingled ?srltl pit) sod curiosity. girl.- boa i long? d i.. be ?. a Id lath i than an old Inaid ?'int.? in fa To hat ?? ?. ? r. ,. ai -.? ?i i?. .-...n. thing my oi n and to have bun? ?i him daci \\ bai a prestige ?' would bavi given ? a it ??.. . i cam : ? \. i i? ?. thai i ] much '?? ? in Pai latan fan circles, ?csuse i coul? , i -?" round :?> nil and ? dry ami tell them ?bat i might have m . 11. .1 if r<i choax n to <i" -" tho ig h i ?i? mind admitting to you thai l had hind a yearning ?". J ist la Jusllf) mj .-? ?: liv? end single. l It \. ouldn i i ? allv havi done .' n; go no on?' would have i m?- in France then a only ? .reason for not having been married, ?? that . .?m? couldn l I THE COLD, CURIOUS EYE. if anj ont tell ou thai leu i s.? a 1 h,..! . a no i a. feminist nu \ > mi nt a ?given ?'?omen a different position, ?t i you j tst throw a contemptuous "?sJon ' M .i ni, foi ) "?il ami., .i- ; ? ? you til j ?he hS? had th.- ?oai. ? UrloUS ? ?> ?? ol t . mi . ?.? a woms n upon b? i, and s ? i\ h i. ..i si., sp? ska So mademoiselle doera'l hsvs a vs ; good time m Paris, and that is ail th* M it. I In the li:st piace, she has to live up ?a stilted and awful lonocenc? lbs mu i..ai Bothlng*. sss nothing and know not , |ng Of the a. b, c oi Ufa Sti? i,. -; i ?v?-r talk to the man besi? her at dinner except at the top <?f h ? lungs, so ail the married ones <-an he; ?he saya Should be or sbs murnv ..,ai, i i ??? ? -? nothing about tb? w ath? i ng else :it snytblng lower Um , m., m : It? i., the ? ntln dinner lab!? api '.' stop talking and tasten, lesl Ma.) m< is?die should be kMaring somethlni I should not, or the bohl, bad man basil her be trying t<? essay "to Mit" witi? bs ;.? ? own siat?' was parlous snougjh s/tall In that family, but mj warm haari use ?., ain?.? i??r the really Jeunes ni!? s m ti. ?group. ?All 1 'an hop? is that lb?.? sic a I oil and have a ?!OBVSI sat ion o!" tin. ii OB I sometlii.? s. TRAILED MEEKLY ALONG. i in?-.i to behave my vary beat and bes the IgnomlB) of my singlo state In i chastened fashion, ' always trailed I behind Mathildi- ? vei> win it?, IhOUgh sh is a y?satr young?sr than l am and hall : : h.ao shorter, and I in vcr Bpok? with an i thortty. ? w i... t do? si entonte' mean?" naked when I saw m) iirst dlnnor lavlta tioll. ??<?b. thai means you must Bot no h full drees; your hostess partlcutorly re quests thai you shouldn't." "Ah, just s small affair." "Oh. no?about thirty." "An?l no one? la full dress-not ? v n th? in? n'.'" "No, of course not." And. say atoara, al long and forau? din neis rg sat il'iwn in the < I.,tiles we had : worn nil day. This may no! SI ? m -Hang? t?> >?ui, bul Iransesn-bsr I've lust ooms from Engfland, where people pnt on evening dross i" ?dins sll alons for the mere pleasure of j < banning \\ ?il. once I rebeltod before one ?if these "sans cenmoni." affairs I sniil briuly: "Ifathllde, me ?tor the seduetlvf km uni, this evening. I'm borsd with myself in skirl and blocs?, Bff bouse drsSS with a < t:.?l in? ? ollar." I Tros bien." replied Mathilda. "By an I means, if you like." "Alois."murmur? d Jacqu? and shnigsjsd hto shoulders. .-'.. In?.i th.? ..-?loii 1 vailed that evening, In thS Brake Of Ifathllde, of cours.?, and I didn't bave uny tak? oft ?our collar and As a Guest in a French Family She Breathes the Atmosphere of the Gala Season of the Domesticated Parisian?The Celebration Proves To Be Childish, Playful, but Eminently Decorous, and the American Peels That She Has Discovered the Real Paris, a "Quaint Little Village Where Family Traditions Are Preserved." put on s ruche effect 1 lad a real bon , lide New Vori; low cut gown on me uu !i felt something like a diner-out I I was alone in my glory, but being a I Am?lean covers a multitude of sins a i Madame my ImetOSS beamed upon me. i Then up came lient I and Victor an Charles to greet Mademoteelle, the guci of Mathilde and Jacques. "Good evening. Mademoiselle," nai ; Henri. ' Aren t you afraid of c.itcliln cold?" "Good ?veiling. Mademoiselle." said W tor. ?Aren't you afraid ot catching cold'.' "Good evening, Mademoiselle." sal Charles. "Aren't Sou afraid of catchln cold ?" 1 ?jiggle?! nn idiotic BOhOOtglrl glggli . and nobody looked astonished becaua not being niariei; I can nivele all tin: MS of my 'ife. It's one of my prerogative-. I'\e come to the conclusion that thcr | arc tWO gOOd, Substantial reason? for th rp r,ch?\ oman not caring to appear h 1 n low-neched gown, one i?; that ol": real ly ha* riot a pretty noch Though she l usually well-rounded, lust between oui sehe*, my sister.??, her neck is apt to 1? thin. The other is that she la afraid Of catch tag cold. THAT DEADLY FRESH AIR. Plie who dreads a ??cm rent d'alr. Iwhich means a little freah air, as ?r Idreed rettleenabee, and beeps In r win? Idowi hermetically sealed mo ; of ti" I time, coiiM not poosIM) rish exposing bei nech without eren a bit of gauze beitwe? it and a cold world. In Uli winter Paris >f 'he Parisian - "le bridge" is played nt high pressure. \\ hen I ?ent "to make i bridge" lor the first time Id thought Id made .. mlstahe and ?ironpod in at ri converse? alone. Talk about "giggle, gabble, go ? and git" Well, ili.u practically ib scribe the Krench Idea of a bridge party. [maglts Httie Katie, fresh from Eng Itsb bridge, that a dm played almost like a rellglOUS rite; phivi .J Iti a loom where "Silence" fa ,s ?? aternl) from the Mall; or Where One J ?' l talk whether forewarned or not: Engttsfa bridge where svery card M ?.considered, every play thought ever and [studied, and ?here I ?cry body a Ievery ras si I for careless playing, ami j wh?!c courtes) veatsbes In ti.' espedl : (SBCy S? Hi'- gam' 1 i Than rreacb bridge t" dan? -. ,ui" Bmld a BWtshlnS "f si,, v. r.ittlniK "? tea? spa ?* clamor of toi,-. , ends can? ! tin ,i .1 ? omlns end coing! Ma>. inn li ' al ' ens " ? d hi d ihe ?et? oui son* labli i 'le hi '.;^>," A sr guest they chai 1 a lib her foi a fea ; hi ir plat is n' the tablea ? I Thal la, if tic j p?a i ? i sx :? t)?ey , ,j,,i, ? a'hj sft? i ib? i il? ?? i, ltd the compliments erf tbe season to Madam? they c?itne and chai with the Hiidgets. Y"U can't ImSgltMl What painlemoiuun it is: but m'u must remember one siltoBl fact, which ?S that . > .?i y one talks at th? toll of his lilil??? in Iran'?-. "Two di.imoii'is. No. 1 haven't seer ?I.'habit ?Vert.' Tes, every one says it If charming*. How.1o.miu.io, Ma.iemoy.iie' Heautiful weather: Quite like spring. Me, to call'.' ?VVi II, tiir. .; diamonds. Double, did yOU say? Kb. alors, I re.louble. Twc diamonds, rodouM?ed. Oh, no, 1 nevei said throe Two only. oh. did 1? ThTOSl Reallyl But WS ?an never do It. S'iry partner." And the partner merely bows his imad. It wouldn't h? food taste tor him to sug? gest thai MnataSBS has ?lone anything In tin least reproBensible; besides, any mo? ment be may do the same thing himself. In Kng.aiid, ot course, g burst of rage on such an occsslon would be expected of a p;?rtn??r. It WOUM simply be supposed he knew nothing ol lbs game if he kept QUi? t u ? i. iiiiagin?? a bridge table, with all four players babbling on ?ike this or, rather, only three, wlul.? I was there BS? causs i jmt couldn't. To attend to my ??an?s and to Otter airy nothings to th?? people about tue at the BBHM time is out of my range "i sccompllsbmente SHE WAS "ALL IN." i held inv ii-... i tti my baads niter ths Orsl rubber, and after the secorM i mur? mured thai i was very in and couldn't play any u M S Immediately the room bummed with ex* citement MsdemoiselM was in. Would she have some aster, some tea, a little brandy T Oh, bm how distressing snd bow unfortunate, and the table brok?m up, tool But Mademoiselle didn't recover enough to play a_?a:n Bbe Just slunk Into a c??r ner and listened to the clatter and esang Of 'Is btl'i-'e" as la? la plav.-d In l'ail?. "I ?I?, rsally think, if you must play the ?.un? as If it Were g shouting match, you BSdn'l ha?.-? chain'?.I the counting. Bay* " I protested to MsttlltdS as WS ni.ol our wsy bosse Bftei thai serve racking eft? i noon **Cbangs the ? > Why, nhstever do you ni'.in, chert? I B/e havcB'l " "Ti ?y i insistid. "Voi call a grand lam a hundred and little yam fifty, ?With us oeM la forty, ths otbei twenty*" "nh. w.ll. but ours I? lb? right COBS'* mg id MstblMe, ? ompteo ntly. An.I tb?r. it I? That Is th?- deltgfatful attitude i m toward ? bl Paris is U"! t. r< i i -.?id ni I'm I I'.? .'.?i ? ' ? r un t?. Montmartre?** I ;? k?.l tfiv I 0*1 ami BOSteSB ?SSM ?day (?f course, th? ? did sot Math ?.. I, ,.| ? ? \. r been But Js?rquea, m hlfe hs i ired if i 11 ?i si 11 ? '??? ?'? 'i-'" '? hsdi t snd s little twtnkk is h - 6 htm. snybow, After SMIM discussion both deciiled tin! 1 must be taken some time, for, M Ma? thilde said, I was a "journaliste" and a "f?ministe," nn?l as such I was entitled to s.e some slices of life. The awful Shame of my sinnlc blessedness was ig noi? ?i for tii?. moment "Anyhow," Jacguea assured me, "you will sec very little there now which could oil. ml jou. In lh?i spring lad summer Ml atmaitre IS as naughty as possible, be caues you Americans' expect it. but In the winter it is very harmless. Oh, by all : in. ans will irs go sonic night!" And we tbea and there appointed New , fear's Eve for Montmartre. When Paris pr?paies for Christmas she | do. s it thoroughly. She has her streets blocked up with booths, sue de,-orates lavishly iin.l she brings thoudanda of Christmas trees to , put out. everywhere and sell to her chil? dren. i A>id ?on Know how she behaves at the ' R?veillon of No? l Weil, if you don't, you ' have missed : omi thing. If you haw .my good red blood in your ? veins you sit up all Bight and you cat all the things you ibOUldn't and drink all ?the things you shouldn't in fact, >ou i let yourself to the celebration. fes of course, i .?at up all night. What do you think? Pul I gUOM my blood Is more blue than I'd. for 1 got fearfUll) tired by daylight and I ran in d - Not once snd a?aln. Bui again ami sgeln And again ami again and ai?ain. TO A THEATRE FIRST. We went first to a theatre to commence oir R?veillon, and as plays novcr end ' here till about U o'docb we came .out In time for the f.str. iti?s. and drove off at ?mee to the house of the third 'cousin of tii. statt i -in-i.iw of -facquoe, i who is naturally regarded as a near rela? tion i: ?," o many people bed arrived before ..i svei one was feeling awfully : i und youthful SXCCpt >nur auntie. , think we Americans are prematurely aged anyhow, w. 're the youngest na? tion and the oldest peopls v., ,i f.. i thai rerj atroi gly if yoo i;. v, niom d ? i'." ? !.. ? o one ever , r. is to be more than twenty-one if ??pirit! lust ?re supped, snd we aupped well, I except Uiat I had to taste iioudin. the notional dainty of the feaet or Noft. 'Madame our hoottss. explained that ehe 1 h.ol ?t ?m of 1:edition, tid that 'ti.- American miss, might entapie it. but , u.it ?. on- . las le " i pai take of lt_ ' .\n?i \.r> few did as it li rather es ;.,i tl , delicate palet? a ol to day j Its a .-??! I ol Mach pud.lili? i oui' i ition of ^.. i: MSge lie it. *,?!.' w. ?tipped wi din.'"?i Ri "THE FAMILY ALL STOP EATING TO SEE IF THE BOLD GAD M IN 18 TRYING 'LE FLIRT.'" and -fare dames, ail v. rv diK uiii'd aad decoroue. Mo "turv. y trots" or 'bunny hugs Bourgeois Paris would be ashamed to tak> part in such perform? ances. Then when we wearied of the mazy da me Ws phtyed games. Oh. UMS enfants, those gaines! 1 ! thought 1 had finished with them when I let my skirts down. Bur. not at all. Here was I playing ring around a rosy Shout the Christmas tree, and |. MM In tii.mer, and Mlndman's ouir and going : to Jeruaah m. And how pre enjoyed ourselves! How we roared with laughter: Fee, verily, the older we were the younger we seemed. and the i/oungest SSSOttg us tairly rudi ated youth. Childish, playful Pari??! [ I thought you had grown old. but. be I Id, you assume and cast oft the trap ! pltlgS Of agi as ? < (?arment: How do you do t ' \- 1 ley, I was ? i ; ilt** th>? oldest person at the gathering, anyhow, and by the ?? JaCQUM and Mathilde fell th f i t, ..?- themselves away the feeble wuit.r sun a is peeping In at the windows ami I had aged about on,; century. "Oh, la, lal" Chirped Ja q ICI as we drove up the Boulevard, "It's s flue day Let's go out for a drive in the Botel" "Ol?, la, la:" twittered Mathilde. "A iiave Ideal By all meena ' ' "Idiotic young things," I said, "hold your peace. We sie all going home to !.. ,i We'vi Revetlloned all night; Ibr ? i - sl.ep all day." Well, we didn't go to the Bols, but we j didn't rest ?ll day. We snateta? >i a i. m i,ii,-f boors oi rap?se; then we were up and doing aad sseiagl s bat oth? - ????? i doing. CHRISTMAS AN ANTICLIMAX. 1 l must sa> < 'hi let ma fi i '.?\ In Psi la as a eery "morning sfter" appesranoe Ever) one has sat up all night and vital ltj i^ rather tow. There's no particular celebration, fo pts are given only to children, an? ' ti.Ida children are gathering them -??Ives together to ?i?> Ihanasrlrss credit li the evening, when there are dlnaers an?. Prom Christmsa Bvs t" New War? : Day svery one plays, Tbero's bo s?ricas , business at all. The Shops ?re all open ; but th? u that means nothing, lor th? Pari shopkeeper never ctosss if he car ! help it. Ik? ?hi.-n't expect to do any? thlBg II? hlSl --lands behind the countet i to greet his friends, : l'vcn the I'osti'tla IS QUitS dlSOrg you're la great Itscb If ?roa gst ?tottsts from friends S mils <>r so away three lays after they srs mailed, sad svery one accepts this as part of the holiday con* j lingciicits ami no MM griimbl. s Th?.? second Kev? Ilion talos p?a? e on New Year's Bvs, and that we liad decided ; to soc in Montmartre. I was quits willing to abaiiib'ii tbe . x . peditlon because i knew thai Jscqooo and Mathilde. a> the yOBIIgBSl m?ini???rs of a rory old ami namarous family, had , don ns of cernnoinal calls to msks SB I New fear's Day ami needed ail their energies, bul thsy wouitin't hear of it. So again STS prepar??! for an all night sitting, and w. ilimhe?! up to the heights ?U' Montmartr?1 ami I ?gun by BXptortttg '11.11," "H mvsn" ami "Annihilation " lleietofor?. wlnn I've bsen to these? ptaces th?? ??ni\ audiences bass basa Bog* Uah nid American tourists, wb.? u??re mildly thrilled by the red lights and flsines Snd snakes of II'II anil th.? skulls and ?i.tlins and ?ill the other merry little adjuncts of Annihilation This time, th?OUgh, SVery one was French, ?the rSSd Montmartre element ap.nli.s and their b? st girls, bon sat tobeeers snd tlnir swe.th.arts. ami SVSry MM giggled and s?iu??al? I an?! revelled in the futile sensations pe ?vtded. CHILDISH TRICKS AT SHOWS. Of conns ns wsnl in to stow th.? sntar? t.liiim. nts in the tin.?. th??atres attacll.il t?) these cabal?is, and It was there 1 drew i,i\ first deduction, for l usure yss the little tricks Ida;. ???1 on th?1 audience, tin? mirror devices, etc., w r? all ?is sim? ple, even prifdlsh, us possible; yet I've been there and fOU'VB been tin re when you've blushed a bit at the vulgarity of what bappened, Of course we shouteii with laughter WbSB a victim from the audience offered his servie s and stood on the plait.?rm re? veal? ?I to us as a skeleton, and we s'nud ?lcreil and s:?iueaked when the Mephis? tophelean attendants warned us our hour ha.l cnBBS, and there was thunder and lightning, the snak?-s waggled to und fro | and the ?I ?mes sprrted out. j At last It was ull over and we went to] a BsBtnrs tlieatic. the largest In Paris. It was packed from top to bottom with palpitating, eager, childish humanity wan in? to be thrilled. And they were And what do yo<: think thrilled them? Not scenes of crime or adventure or rlohy, vulgar scenes, There weren't any of these. Just ssntfanent Mothers united to their little children. brothers ami Maten aacrttb -, string MM a i ?'stored to favor, etc. The more absurdly sentimental S scene was the more it was appreciated, Things which would have made thesam? class of people in London smile coldly ami murmur "Hush!" snd cynical Asserisnns .mutter "Nonsense t" delighted simple Paris to her very SOUL There were constant ahs: and ohs! of appre? latloa and even surreptitious t 1 "\V, I!, 1 .1 i la:| you are the most amaz? ing lot!" I announced when we emerged. "Alora," murmured Jacques, "and dM I not t?ll you that Pans is the femme arlth two l.ices'.' You have sen her assumed one. Now you \rlew her real features, ' Thee ?.une the midnight supper in the cal?. The new year was ushered in not by horns and belli and shouting. A SIGNAL FOR OSCULATION. No the c'.o. k just BtrUCfc, and every on?? I wished every one els.: bonne atinge and then commenced S ver? montai kissing b-e. An old man, very fat and much bearded. v bO w..s seat'.i next to me. saluted me on both che.ks warmly. I've never seen him before and I never expect t" again; nt Past, 1 hope 1 won't. It is just the custom, and I was the nearest female to him. That's an. Stiearns of men and women came Into the cat! after IS, ami tlieie was much i ast.i i4 m.?i menyma! The walten wore paper caps on theh li.. o Is an I served us thus decorated, and ail th.- men, Including Jacqw a nearly twisted themselves Inside out trying to touch a frisky rabbit thai was aM loose ami ran through the restaurant, Car Is touch even S hair of him means luck for the >? ii w.u. after we had supped we walked along the itrect, exchanging greetings w Itb ''H nul sundry. You muh) see with a corner of your ey? that Jacques and Mathilde felt them? selves perfect devils hOCOUM they wer#? "doing" Montmartre, and I overheard them agreeing that only a favored few of thl Family WOTS to learn of this llttl? spree. NOW Y'.u's nay nnds Paris very grav snd o&dal and burden>d with Pendil i dgnlty. p.? pauvre incqaes put on his dres?j ?-nit at IS m tin? morning, for he h.'nl ceremonious calls to make on MtnletOH and Deputies, etc., and he kept it on all day. Alter luncheon he came for Mathilde, and together tin > whisked off la a ta?j 'and left cards M Sil thefa relativo, then i they bun nil home to receive their own callera i couldn't take part in this, for, of i course, I wasn't Family, and f could onlv ! li-dt-n to all that happened alter it was over. My dears. Imagine! All those calls get no edible or drinkable reword. No one ! 8erv.'S 411?. thing. Ifl ?II just good wishes and respectful salutations! ' Thin, the day after New Year's Day on? 's friends begin t?> cell, and during the winter months there's an entdemic of visits Everybody goes to see everyeody else. IT MUST BE OBSERVED. It sema the true Parisian i- s stickler ; for form and ceremony, snd these can't ' be neglected Willi illlptltlity. it was immensely sdlfytng, :>ii this. aepOCtally the feudal family effect, "Ma tanto," .? bearded okl lady, was the Head of tin Penally, ami she came into her own in January, all right. liven I ha 1 to be taken to ?'all on her, and an ordeal it eras, for sho told me what she thought of Americans, and Ma? thilde congratulated me on only under '? standing part "I It. "My ?bar. you are prehistoric In your i family." i sold, kindly, but Iraaiy. ?uh. la. la!" laughed Mathilde. Whrt will you? We ire quite up to tlie date We have two divorces In our cercle, and we play tile bl'IdK? !" I'm so glad I've discovered tho Paris of the Parisiuna. It's a quaint little village, when? family traditions arc preserved. It's the play? ground of a charming, simple folk, and it Is a place apart from the commercial, gay, boh?mien, artistic Parla of the stu? dent, tin? tourist and the casual visitor. tCopyrigbt. lUia, MeW-XeiU Tr?bua?.?