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THE SOT. SUNDAY, AUGUST 2TM898.
I fflTB COJMj FLYING,
s,nd Gaudy Hues Unblending, Har
lequin's Dress Parade Moves
lo Its Summer Ending.
BEHOLD IN BLACK AND WHITE
How Iridescent Hues Shall Merge in
Tones Less Bright in Smoky
Autumn Blues.
q.. Inland rrtttr Fanhloo. la Ir..l. the
HHlr- Fenlala. lleaotv od Brain. Are
I ...! to he 'ompIlblr, taltktVoBMiic
HOM of Hhlrt Wol.t. Skirt, and Ulrdle
Are Irreeonellahle A WIS Slother Had
II,, Fnnr Forlm.ot. aahlers-WoieB
la the Wall ! Treasury, sad BW
Two WeUM HnMawred Pleasantly la
j-,w fork C'ltj-Tralla or the Trma
fServant-fB.BB B. Anthoay Apollo a.
Haggle. -The Fraaelneo Hoan'l
E.ehaaze, and Woam'i Taetee, 'Work,
sad FmperleaeeB la Many rrnti.h.
This Is what dressmokers cull the Intormo
ditto season. Tho mode market is fluctuating
and uncertain. Changes and rumors of ehango
art in thu air. but summer strips still hold su
preme at the great centres of social activity.
The flamboyant and florid style of dress, for
which this season will go down in theohroni
let of dress ns the supreme climax, is going
out in a blaze of glory. Unless all signs fall,
the autumn will see the last of the
.Mutism color combinations, the inar
tistic extrevagauras In design, whioh
have dominatod the harlequin mode.
The proTalllng fancy for black and white
Is a natural reaction of the color mania, and as
we rest our bedazzled eyes upon Its simple and
becoming charms we see the error of our pris
matic wars, and are prone to ronounce the
vanity of piecing and patching our garb with d 1
ver hues forever. Parisian women hare reTived
the popularity of accordion plaits, and the cun
ningly pressed and graceful folds have trav
elled triumphantly from plastron to bodioe.
from bodioe down to skirt and up to parasol.
The latest fantasy in veils l fine accordion
plaited tulle run with rows of colored ribbon.
Most beautiful are the newsllk gauzes import
ad for these gowns, finer than foulard, firmer
than ehtffon. and the newest, quaintest con
ceit Is. of course, that the gauze shall be black,
with oream-white trimming. They are plaited
throughout skirt, sleeves, and bodice, the lat
ter closed with invisible fastenings. For
dressy occasions the lining is cut low and has
no sleeves, and in white or light tints may be
of a contrasting color. A pretty model,
presenting few difficulties in copying, even
to the amateur, is of the black silk gauze,
with three row of white insertion, let into
the material before plaiting, a belt of white,
end a plaited yoke, also of white lace. The
khieen Anne sleeves, full at the elbow, have a
fall of lace set in at the shoulder seam. This
model Is also pretty made up in black, with
black insertions lined with green satin, and a
green yoke under the lace one.
The York bodice Is one of the new end pretty
fancies founded on an old mode, whioh will be
found effective in the bright soft drosses where
with every wise woman will provide herself
against the drear and dull autumnal days.
The dress is of a soft smoko blue cr5pon and
baa a tabbed bertha and basque of black
Velvet. The sleeves nre covored with many
frill, bound narrowly on the odge with
black, and the skirt is out in broad
shallow scallop, edged with black vel
vet, tied at interval with bows. The yoke
and tho broad band at the foot nre of white
cloth, braided in u pattern with gold. The
gown, like nil pretty gowns, is designed for a
woman tall ouough to dure to cut off about six
Inches from her height, in cvonlngguwns tho
niodo in a conglomeration of all the styles that
, evergracod ballroom beauties sluco the days
'; of the early (ireoks ami 1;.. man. Voucannot
get outol the fashion if you try. providing your
bodice be cut low enough on tho shoulder and
the skirt full enough at th foot. Hecause of
this groat diversity of (rills and furbelows, that
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f'nwn W'nleli Ht tins illatttetlojl Is nf ncccltr
he one h. h Is ino-t simply fashioned. eu"l
futrii. worn luoentlv hv i.sdy llrooke, Is re
Ph-Iiks! here, that it way serve a-, u ini
ksu w,i.,li a rftoat .v.iiot i't ft f (iVlug tortus
I
may be crested hr the manipulation of the
aforesaid frills and by daring and elose har
monies In color. The gown of the famous
Ingllsh beauty was of white satin, thlcklv
studded with silver paillettes, the skirt beauti
fully sloped out. ana m-l touching the ground
st theiback. The sleeves and drapery across
(he bust were of imle pink tulle. The silk of the
l .win r. laid In io se plaits over the bust, was
fitted smoothly In tit tho bottom, wherea silver
snako enclrclud and emphasized tho slender-
ness nf the wnlst. Not r.anr women are pretty
enough to wear well this sort of gown. Not
mnny I -etty ones, alas! are wise enough to see
how well Its severity frames their charms.
For the rest of us. we have only to llouneo It
and cross it with inserting and ornamsnts as
profusely as we desire.
For dressy dinner gowns come most gor
geously striped silks and satins In autumnal
colors, of which the favorite trimming Is still
the black silk muslin ruches and the lace
ruffles. Much a gown, with a stripe of tho red
soen In the enrdlnalls (lower, has muslin
ruchlngs on the skirt. The yoke is made of
cardinal satin puffs sat into black insertions,
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and is finished with nlattings of the muslin
edged with lace. This yoke, cut after the
late't models, is so deep on tho shoulder that
the plnltlngs fall over the arm. and the sleeve,
plaited down flat at tho top. flows out broadly
at the elbow and is finished In a puff of lace
and muslin. ... . . i
An odd whim of the moment is forthe spiral
flouncing of skirts, which are flounced, as
well, in festoons, and Vandykes, and all man
ner of odd arrangements. This spiral, which
may be a flounce or a ruche, begins with a
bow on one side, and In passing around the
skirt Is gradually lowered until It passes the
point where It starts much lower down, and
ends with a bow on the other side. Itucnes of
black silk, muslin, either edged with lace or
plain, are much employed in this way. and
form the decoration of the primrose silk
shown in the cut. J he waist of the dress is
formed almost entirely of the lace, and has a
fold scarf of block satin for a bolt
But presently all the world will be on the
wing and travelling gowns will occupy our
consideration, for the old Idea that any gown
will do well enough upon a journey no lunger
holds good. Sorgo, tweed, and cheviots are
the materials most approved, as they are im
pervious to rain, and a color too light to show
dust and too dark to show soil is. after the
ever-durable navy blue, the favorite choice.
A prettr new model of the more dressy form
of travelling gown Is shown In a neutral-tinted
serge, trimmed well above the half-way line
with folds of the some pined with golden
brown braid having a thread of gold.
The collar and basque are edged noatly with
this braid and show o plastron of plaited silk
set into a braided yoke of the matoriiil. A
belt of metal, narrow, and clasped with a
buckle of odd workmanship, is thosmort llnlsh
at the wnlst. A stylo of travel! ng gown In
vented by o clever English tollor. which la
In reality a cloak to bo worn over as
house toilet for short journeys where
luggage is troublesome, has a skirt
which buttons down at tho side and Is trimmed
Ron d I the bottom with trod. The swarthy
rut tailor coot Is also edged with braid and
open" over a waistcoat closed to the throat
with buttons. Tho style Is one which will
,. Iy commond itself to the American
traveller, because, owing to the great jjGhWN
here we do le-s country visiting than our
cousins of the snug little Island, where every
place In the kingdom Is less than a day's jour
noy from every othor ploeo.
bVMMHiasa is sr.w toiik.
A Very 'oBrortnlle nd Inexpensive Hro.on
of It Ttre Hen.lhle Women Mi.de.
"Two business women. " said tho feminine
social observer. - who. owing to the stringency
of tho limes, and possibly to other causes,
lacked the wherewithal to put in the soason at
summer. cso.1. or even to spend their vaca
tion in the country, deoided philosophically
that .Now York was good enough for them.
" They have oilloes in a pleasant part or the
city, at the top of a cool, old-fashioned build-
or. St In lie afternoon, tuo u let u ah
solute privacy ol I be WjMB J Wpiis
Wttrrf
blow through the old hmiee in e manner that
makes the Inhabitants of the sky parlors wis h
that all owners of light purses were so com
fortably situated. . . .
"They do their own cooking when there is
no one but themselves In the building, and. by
the exercise of a lltlleoare and Ingenuity, they
manage to get up an excellent substitute tor
regular housekeeping. Above all their flnonees
are in a most healthy state, lor three months
their combined living expenses have averaged
but SU.iKia month, which has beon expondea
on the monthly average, thus:
"Hresd. HM cents. crackers. An.. .10: milk. l"J.
condensed milk. 12: butter. $1.10: lord. 01
cheese. 15: Hour. 7; corn meal. .1: hominy. ..
coffee. 03: tea. 20: sugar. ,i7 icggs. MT: beef.
1 4''- ham, 40: bacon. 12: mntton, IS: lamb.
Qi veal. 41: chicken. MS: tripe. 5; kidneys. Di
fish. :ir: crab". :i: green coin. 14; tomatoes.
j:i; potatoes. 17; beans. 0: onions,.!: cabbage.
:t: beets. U: eynm. 2: berries. 20: ieaches. (..
cantnlouis. 11; gropes. Ill pickles. Ac. 10.
Ire. $l.2o: ollifor luefand lights). $1. JO.
"Kvory article was ol the beet quality and
meal- were served promptly and In good order.
"And DOW, as the season draws ton rloe.
these two women lift their voices In i.rai.se of
Now York as a summer resort. One lias hero
many of the advantages of the average resort
without its drawbacks. The climate Is de
lightful -when ron are In the right placo and
the rityisvcry healthy; but If you must he
sick vmi have the benellt of the finest hospital
servlcoln the world. There are always libra
ries und museums open, and New ork has
more WMrme nnd intetosting corners than
ono could visit in a year.
"You may have what you want to oat sorvort
at nnv hour, cooked In nny Inngungo. You
may dress us you like, spend ns much or ns
little money as you choose, come and go as
suits vou. Here ono is in easy reach of famous
resorts mid all sorts of scenery. Finally, look
out at your front window and you will see
more men In one dav than could be round ot a
summer resort during nn entire season.
WOMBS J.V THK V. . XBBABVnr.
Tkelr F.elent Work as flerks, Aeeonnt.
ante, nnil Counterfeit JBeleelors.
A little over thirty years ogo not one woman
was employed in the United States Troasurv.
To-day there aro 0.01)0 women on tho roll.
Then tion. Spinner was Treasurer. He had
been a banker, and ns such had discovered
that his doughtor could trim lank notes bet
ter than the clerks could, lie accordingly sug
gested to Oov. Chats, thon t-ocretory of the
Treasury, that a woman be allowed to try her
hand at the Government's shears.
He selected Miss. lennie Douglsss. who was
both brawnr and bright, and gave her a pair
of shears thnt would cut the length of a sheet
with a blow. Ono dny's work settled it. and the
mole clerks employed in clipping bonk notes
gave place to women. With this success to
encournge him Gen. Spinner, in October. 1862.
secured the nomination of seven women as
moner counters. Two of these are still em
ployed In the Treasury. The women detectors
of burnt and counterfeit money are claimed to
be the most expert in the world. That is the
unnuestloned reputation of Mrs. W. A. Leon
ard and Mrs. E. 0. Drown.
Aocordlng to phrenologists, form, color, and
distance are strongly developed In Mrs.
Leonard. The record shows that this un
rivalled counterfeit detector handled in three
yenrs $2,000,000,000. In one day no less than
$12,000,000 passod through hor hands. From
$200,000 to $400,000 Is the daily nveroge.
Although Mrs. Leonard has beon married a
second time during her Treasury service, sho
was not allowed to resign, because she was
considered "invaluable. '
In IH7") Mrs. iirown began counting frac
tional currency, but when the identification ol
burnt money became a seisiroto department
she was mode Its chief. After money Ims been
idontlllod bya detector and paid by the t.-v-ernment
tho detector must bear any loss
which has been sustain-; through her mis
take, Mrs. Browns Infallibility JVM.d,
from the fact that, dur ng nAfJl thlrtf
years of service, she lias had to refund only
cents. Her wort is the most Interesting In tho
redemption division. All mutilated bank notes
nrosent to tho Treasury accompanied by a
voucher, drown up by a notary, certifying bow
the money was injured. Notes burned to a
crisp, notes that have been partly 'lice'''11. J;'
animals, money tnnt has been gnawed into bits
by mice, rotted by damp, or turned into pulp
by water, all pass through Mrs. fowns
hands. If there is anything lelt to identify
she is sure to succeed. .
Hy means of a piece of glass the size or a
bonk note, marked into twenty-four ' equaroe.
the face ol the bill is determined. If sixteen
of these squares can bo covered by the muti
lated bill, the whole value Is paid: If less than
sixteen and more tliun twelve, half the value.
If less tnan twelve, it Is rejected entirely.
Twenty-two dollars found In tho nest of a
mouse were recently sent to the Treasury in a.
condition thst defied recognition by the nakoil
ere. Mrs. iirown went to work with a micro
scope, and patiently sorted out tho w hole
amount. One hundred and eighty dollars.
which went through the Nanderillt five at
Kowport. came to Mrs. Iirown as a charred
mass of paper, which she. however. Identified.
When an exprosscnr is burned, the safe is
sont unopened to tho Treasury Department.
There it is openod by w.men experts, who
empty the contents, often only a mass of ashes
ond sift them through a sieve. 1 ho charred
bits of money ore thon picked out and submit
tod to a microscopic examination. -Not lung
ago twenty-two tiny diamonds were recovered
by silting tho ashes a third time before burn
ing them. The vaults are often flllod with the
stench of money recovered from dead bodies
In pestilent districts, as during the providence
of yellow fever In the Smith, such money is
fumigated, and no diseases havo ever boen
communicated to employees. -
(iold and silver are also counted by women,
ond women manipulate tin) machine wlilcn
has taken the place of shearB for trimming
notos. Tho machine which stamps tho bank
notes Is also In charge of women.
In the Treasurer's ortlce is tho last of the
original seven woman employees-Miss t Eliza
beth htoner. She keeps the payroll of the
navy. Her work necessitates the roducing of
every variety of foreign money to our values.
Fur thirty yeors Miss stoner has occupied al
most the same desk room, and many a time
has sho heard "heelers" ousted wilh small
ceremony when thsy come to urge the Ir-asur-er
to discharge her to make room for a voter.
SUB IS TUB UOUO OF nBK 8VX.
Tke Tramp Servant who Fills from Place lo
Place and In tonnlant Only lo lleer.
It was in May that tho significant expres
sion. " No objection to the country." first foil
liko balm on the ears of suburban housekeep
ers. Now. however, tho mild joys of oouniry
life nre beginning to poll. Tho suburban
housekeepers are left dosolute. The servants
are coming to town.
While there ore plenty of girls who. like tho
swallows, mako thosotwo annual llittings. but
aro otherwise " sleody." there Is another class
whoso migratory powers are positively hobo
esquo. This is the tramp servant, a crea
ture so restless that Domino's ghost would
have uoemed sluggish beside her. To tho
tramp servant life is one long round of
"places:" the moro tho bettor. Three weoks
out of four you will find hor at some time dur
ing tho week at tho Intelligence office, for she
rarely stays at ono place moro than three or
four days. Sometimos her visit of Inspection
to hor new place does not plcaso her. and she
departs within tho hour to join her cronies
nlso of the tramp species. In the back room of
some saloon. There is a good deal of fraternal
feeling botween different tramp servants, und
sho Is always sure of a welcome, -.
Hullo. Annie" Is tho greetiug. fahuru an
1 thought ye'd took u place. .....
"Humph! You'd ought to seen It! An
whoi do you tlrnk sho wanted me to do ?
llringupcoal from the cellar! She did thotl
"''You don't say so! The Ideal Borneo" those
people Is awful. liut you dblu t do it. I II bet.
" Well, did 1 1 It's not me that'll stand that
sort o' tiling. I don't think 1 I go back to
work this week, anv way. 1 worked four days
last week, on' I'm tiled d It-
"That's right. Annie! Sliiuoan" If y..u don t
look out fur yurseir no one else aiu t iigoin
to. Let the mistress try it over tho hot stovo
awhile an' sei liow sho likoa I .
nd so they talk over their beer, and a week
later they will be there again with a new ex
perience to relate. ,il LI.
The greatest sufferers from ho whims of
tho trump servant aio the cheap restau
rants Tho girls thoro come and go almost as
frequently as the customers I hey never sla y
long enough to make it Worth while to flu. out
their names. SO the. ore culled Mary 'with a
beautiful Impartiality which does not Offend,
They are chronic coroplainelb. and don t think
nut thing of leaving at a moment s notice. even
Hit to lb tho mid-t of the preparations for
dinner. Urlnk l their great curse. 1 hoy work
jus: enough to keep Ilium eligible to a
'spree." ih.il is all. Man 51 the women aio
queer character, and most ol them have trav
elled all over ihe country.
Apropos of tin-servant question is a report
made by the IHltish consul in Irazil. l-y this
It appears that not ono por cent ol tho maw or
female servants will sleep in their maters
bouse. They Insist on leaving at the latest by
7 o'clock in tho iei,i.ig. and will not return
before fur Mia the nuiralBl. , r this reason
some houses I live a lane . f glass In one of the
windows taken .oil. through whnh he baker
and milkman pass their goods on their early
u ornlng r oin.ls without t,ubllng a member
of the lomlly to get up and open 169 '$001. Jt
1 said lo be qu le common for a good cook to
n'st.. utlie lam.ly dining not later than.,
'.clock so that she in..y be able to put
lac kitvliun lu older und g0 homo sail. U
these or other demnnde are not granted the
servant leave without any notice, there being
apparently no law of master and servant in
Btlti). The wages average t2 to 3 a month
with food, and the servants as a rulo purloin
enough every night to provide a supper at
home. These servants are negroes or mulat
toes. and aro nearly all freed slaves.
tABHlOKS Iff lotrruBK.
Qnalat, nisspt Modes neeeaatac to Heap..
linl Tnlnli Plnln WoBien.
The world belongs to pretty women and the
fulness thereof 1 theirs, let the wise ones
argue as they will of intellectual superiority
and spiritual beauty. To the woman with the
fairies' girt all else shall be added, particular
ly in the domain of dress. It Is for the protty
woman that modes tiro made and exquisite
fabrics wrought. Bho neods the consideration
of the designer much less than plainer
women, but she rocelves It all the more In de
plorably unjust ratio. Particularly this sea
son does the plain womnn feel bitterness in
her soul at being deprived, through no fault of
her own, of her birthright. For evrry
fashion now domnnds the sweet nnd
gantlo type ol beauty known to the
Amelias nnd Chorlllas of a bygono day.
before higher education and smartness
and swagger came In. The style of coiffure
provolont only a llomola or one of Miss Mu
loch's low-voiced women could wonr with
becomingnoss. for tho very latest thing In
bnlrdrcssing, coplo.l from the old-time mode,
has smooth and glossy tresses combed trimly
down on either side a line white parting, to be
twisted In a soft roil ot the back. This style of
coilTure demands a delicate, youthful face, a
low. brood forehead, and an exquisitely
moulded head. Another style, much affected
by young girls, is a modification of the 1H20
style, with ringlets railing down either side
the tace from a parting, tho hair knotted high
In a puff In tho centre. The expression to be
worn with this coilTure should be one ol sweet
modesty and gentlo unoplnionutedncss.
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Still smarter, and becoming to the full
fledged belle or youthful matron. Is thatcoir
fure in which the hair Is tossed bad; rroin the
rorchead to fall In soft, careless curls at ho
side or in a single curl in the middle ol the
forehead. Some women of the dark. Spanish
type, with faultlessly regular features, dare
attempt this style of coiffure with no cm s and
' the smooth hair combed back lightly to the
twist. Handsome women nre distinguished.
I Intellectual women striking, with this sort or
framing. The woman who Isn t so sure or
i herself nnd her beauty will Part her now
dishonored bong a little at the side. per.
I hops, and leave the soft fringe to fall
over her forehead, and the petito stvle of wo
man, who has an irregular sort of beauty.
waves her hair Into a Jang lo ol curls that fall
back apparently In spite of her. to flutter oxer
her brow, while the sweet-faced woman, with
thesmall and pretty bead and not agree ti leal 1 of
time to think of herself or her beauty any way.
unconsciously copies the Mrs. ( loveland coif
fure, the soft, wavy hair eombod carelessly
over back, to be twisted in a knot at tho centie
of the head.
Fori roaiusATB iiavghtbrs
Wh..e Wise and Wealthy Mother Trnlned
Them In ITseful Arts and Hnndlernfls.
There wos once a wlso mother. This does
not mean that the stecles Is now extinct,
though some cynical people, whoso top hair is
somewhat thin, siipi ort the idea. The wise
mother was the wife of a prosperous father,
who was a successful Liverpool merchant. She
was also a descendant of one of tho oldest nnd
proudost fnrailie In England.
Associated with this father and this mother
In the business of family life wero four daugh
ters. There wasn't tho least prospect that nnv
ono of the four would over be called upon to
earn her livelihood, but It was right here,
nevertheless, that the mother's wisdom os-
serted Itself. Tho eldest daughter received a
musical education which In Itself would have
brought hern good income. In addition to this
sue served an apprenticeship too confectioner
ond pastry cook. Sho paid a heavy premium
for it. but tho things she learned to make
would hove warmed the heart ol the coldest
critic to praise.
The second daughter was Initiated Into the
mysteries of clear starching, so that her lo-es
and kerchiefs and other dainty fabrics woro
the envy of oil her friends. This wasn't enough
to satisfy the wise mother, however, and this
daughter, in her turn, "served hor tlnio" at a
large outilttcr's. whoso business was almost
entiroly with India and the colonies. In that
business success depended not so much upon
the workmanship of the goods as upon tho
manner in which they were packed. This
wise woman's daughter learned how to pack
everything. Irom a tailor-uiode gown to eue
tlan glassware.
Incidentally It may be mentioned that. In
packing for long transit, gloves wero put Into
bottles and sealed up Willi wax. like so much
cat-up. This is because otherwise tho thread
would become rotten, causing the gloves to rip.
Thus were two daughters armed against fata
ami fortune by the lurethoiight of their wlso
mother. Hut there remained two more to be
rareiiror.aii.loneoltlie.se was delicate and
threatened with tho loss ol her eyesight. She
was encouraged to study vocal music. Ihis
was to strengthen her lungs, and a she could
practise all day long if she choso In a darkened
room. It did not tax bei eyes
The fourth daughter, much against the will
ol the wise mother was as bent on studying to
be a governess as tho famous frog who felt a
settled Inclination toward wooing. Ihe mother
wiiutrd her daughters to be proficient in direc
tions where their talents would shine with a
peculiar lustre because of the scarcity of coiu
petnho lights. But liner daughter .was de
termined to be a govei ness she should be one
whose right to supremacy none would dlsnuto,
so a special tutor was engaged to coiirli the
young woman in unlveisity studies. Muso
and drawing were added, not as accoinpl'sli
inents. but as means to an end.
Of course, all d those four daughters might
have found their llDCS lying always m pleasant
places, .mil in that case tho extreme wisdom
of their ninterii.il training would not havo
been so palpable liut II liappeuud that llio
governess, after (he lapse ol lomovoars, found
It nerossaiy toearnl.ei own living. Sheet
once secured 0 position et a salary double the
usual amount paid. This was followed by
leaching tho congregated children of several
(amities who sought for superior services,
until Dually she had one ol tho Uncut schools
in thai pari of the . ounlrv.
Thanks to Ihe wisdom ol that mother every
oneof hor daughters could have inado a gopd.
living hod the necessity arisen. 1 ccpt In he
one case It did not arise. Hut the training
in..' had received was by no means lost, rveu
in the fortunate places that iellto their I't.
iiis Kiima Krjelader.
The present Herman linperor. then a smsll
boy. attended the wedriini: of the I'lince ond
Princes ol Wales, ilo wos under Ihe charge
or his two uncles, the I'like..! I dinburgh and
ihe hiii. i of i hi. naught As may bo expected,
young William lldgoted sadly, anil consequent
ly recolvedan occasional nurnlng tap on tho
shoulder, liut how he did revenge hlinselll
His umles were In Highland dress, and the fu
ture Kmperor slyly knelt down and bit Into
their bare calves w ith great earnestness.
v.-siu r Fafkrsiavk'a riiBtrrbood.
The death of Sarah Howmon at Kphratah,
Pa., almost ends the exletenoe of a pei'ullarBls
terhood. it was organized at F.phratoh lfiO
rears ago on a communal theory, and was for
a Ivug liuiu a Uouiih)ug institution. Die Uls
ter gradually strayed into the outer world.
however. Some mnrrled. some died, until Sis
ter Howmnn. In her old age. found herself the
oldost member, with only two companions.
Stnme Weavvn'e Pet Ar.r.lnn..
An F.ngllsh magazine the othor day asked
women to tell what they consider their pet
aversion. Hero are some of the answers re
ceived: " The endless dlsoussion of the Irish
question." " A formsl lunch psrty." " My
pet aversion has no namo or being, yet I see
her plainly with my spirit's eye. There sho
sits, always neat and unruffled, ever wearing
that serone smllo which makes me long to
shako her. If only to see how she would look
then. Always conscientious, always kind, hor
worst fnult is that she has no fault.' My
pet aversion is tho fidgety, tidying woman.
Cows, of course! If nly I know what that
long and steady staro means! Hut I don t.
and mystery commands awe."
'-,,it t allore by Women.
In fruit-raising countries one-third of the
ranches are elthor owned or managed by wo
men. In Fresno county, tho great raisin grow
ing district of California, only ono woman has
failed In business. In onta Clara county one
thlnl of the $r...0OO,(( worth of taxable prop
erty Is owned by women. Nine-tenths of the
employees of canning factories are women.
Apollo ) Fine, lint Waea't Haastlee,
Harriet Hosrner tells a story of an old woman
who visited her studio. Miss Hosmer's statue
of Apollo win on a pedestal In a corner. The
old lady. Mrs. Haggles br name, paused before
It. Finally she exclaimed;
"So that's Apoller. is it?"
She was assured that it wa.
"Supposed to be thu harnsomest man In the
world, you say?"
" Wal." sold the visitor, turning away. " I've
seen Apoller an' I've seen Haggles, an' I say.
give me Haggles!"
The Americas Woman nn Her Travels.
Forhops American women whose consciences
aro not ensy.on the mutter may fall to recog
nize themselves In this unaccustomed word of
praise from nn English journal: "An Ameri
can can bo spotted in a moment, whethor in a
railway carriage or on board a steumer. As a
rule she eschews the sailor hut when en
voyage. Instead, she wears a trim smart
'boat' shape of waterproof felt, with water
proof ribbons, and hustling with wines stuck
In by a cunning band. Her gauze veil Is
always fresh and Immaculate, her gloves easy
fitting, but well cut and newly bought. Hor
skirt nov.T draggles. No buttons are off her
boots. Would that Englishwomen would fol
low our American cousins' example in tills.'
The I. air t'Bnr'e MorannAtte Wife.
Trincoss Y'ourlcvskola.morganntle wlfeof the
late Czar, has been living In 1'nris of lato. She
is still a handsome woman. On account ot
some trouble with her eyes she is obliged to
wear blue glosses. Her wonderful auburn
liair she cut ofTot the time of the Czar's doath
and placed It In his eoflln. It line grown out
again now. and she wears It fastened at the
toe of her head. Tho Princes Is wealthy, but
dresses simplv. mnkitic her only display in the
splendor of her carnages and tho liveries of
her servants. Her Douse is full of portraits
and busts of the tzar. She has three children.
Prince Oeorge and l'rincesses Olga and Catha
rine, l'rlnro Oeorge has boen educated on
rules lsid down by his father. He speaks Eng
lish, (ierman. French, liolian. und Hussion
equally Well, and Is skilful iu fencing, riding,
and shooting.
In-in, ... Methndn or the Oreat Wortk.
M. Worth has a staff of fifty employees of
various kind-, besides all the personnel of the
dressmaking deportment. The latter includes
from 200 to 700 girls, according to tho season.
The busy times are from the middle ol Fob-
i ruary to.Iuly. and from the midrtlo of August
, to December. During this tune the weekly
I average of work turned out 1200 gowns nnd
I l.'.'i cloaks. Thoro are a good many lilting
1 rooms, each called according to the color in
i which it is furnished. Generally a week Is re
i quired to make a dress, but if necessary it can
bo done In twenty-four hours, and. on one
occasion, a gown was made Tor the Empress
Kugi'nio in three hours and a half, tjuoen
Victoria has never patronized Woitli.
ZXTBBBS T7A a INt'OBUA TJOS.
Women ore credited with transferring their
affections Irom poodles to the Italian dove.
Tho Quoen of Helgium is said to bo a harpist
of unusual ability.
Tho School Hoard of St. Taul. Minn . has
fixed the scale of wages for the teachers of
that city regardless of sex.
Cora V Stewart, a Vassarglr, has taken ono
of the three special fellowships offered by tho
Chicago University.
The decree of LI. D. ha heen conforred on
Miss Helen Chafer, I'reM.lent of Wellesley
College, by Obuilln College, of which she Is a
graduate.
It is said that the wife f a New York mil
lionaire hns for the last three years been
travelling all over Lurope trying to match a
pearl.
Tho Queen of Oreece is the 1'resident of a
sisterhood devoted to the reformation of crim
inals The yuocn herself personally visits the
prisoners
Queen Victoria is superstitious al out pre
cious stones. She Invariably wears a ohryso
phrase In one form or unother. and thinks it
brings her good luck.
The only ornament worn by the widowed
Archduchess Stephanie ol Austria! o locket
containing on one side the portrait of her lit
tle daughter und on th other that of her
mother, the Queen of Belgium.
In Austrian society it Is tho custom to take a
partner for only one round of a dnnce. lly
this means ladies and gentlemen ehnnge part
ners live or six times in a single dunce.
Miss Lillian Morrltt. an Lnglinh phenome
non, bos the power of retaining in her mem
ory hundreds ol complex figures, nnd of mul
tiplying, deducting, and adding at tho same
time any of the cross figures.
Sirs. MagTiussen of Iceland ono of tho dele
gates to :lio Suffrage Congress, said In her
paper before tho members of that body that
the women of Iceland did not claim the suf
frage, but that it was being thrust upon them
by tho men.
Mrs. (irnfton Hoss. an F.nglish woman, has
invented a tool for killing obnoxious weeds in
gardens. It i In the form of :i hollow pinr-or.
through which poison I conveyed to the very
heart of tho root of n stubborn weed, causing
It to sin ivoi up in a very short time.
Miss Laura M. Uldon of Virginia City has
been admitted to practice before tho courts of
Nevada by the Supreme Court she possod a
very creditable examination and was highly
complimented by the Judge who hns never
udinittud u woman before to the Nevada bar.
Miss Hoitha Lammo of Springlleld, 0 hns
Hie honor to he tho Host woman In the world
to receive the degree of electrical ongineer.
she has led her class all through the course in
the Ohio State University, Slid has now ac
cepted a position with tho Westinghouso
l'.luctrio Company at Pittsburgh.
The two daughter of the banker. I". T. Her
gouilnl ol Now York, havo surrendered their
private fortunes In order to i ay the debts of
their father's eBtale. They will be left penni
less and will support themselves p music,
teaching and stenographic work. Uasldes ibis
they devote their personal ottontion totno
payment of the claims of the people, iiinnv (
whom aro Italians and unable to spouk Lugllsh.
Copt. Magnus Andersen claims that but for
his wife the Viking would not hove beon built,
and he would not have sailed it uoross tho At
louilc. Whenever ho was discouraged and
ready to abandon his plan. Iiorfnltbaoaentbu
lusm still undaunted, encouraged him o take
up the plan again. Half a dozen tlmus he
gave it up. as many times sho Inspired him to
begin again.
As a companion storr to the anecdotes of
women who have posed as soldiers of prow
ess. Is a tale of a liorman youth who. In order
o escape being a sohlior nt all. put on petti
coats and hired himself out as a cook Wien
the youth was traced to his employer s house
his pursuers learned that lie was quite a jewel
among servants. He spent but little tlmo over
Ills toilet, the looking-glass had no attractions
lor him. and he was. moreover, a good oook.
At Mofllll College. Montreal, which is co
educatlotitt!. out of eleven students graduat
ing with honors six nre women, and out of
live medallists throe aio women. A college
statistician, in going over the llgures. Ilnds
that. In proportion to their numbers. Ihe
women have done three times as well as tho
men. Ktlll.it must be inmouibered that these
llgures are based upon overages. Only excep
tional girls are now to be found In the colleges,
whib nil sorts and eondltl .ns of boys for all
muuuur of reason are scut tutu college. Ou
iPTB
block nead. whose father .end Mm to eolfrg
because the boy Is too stupid to do anything
eh . or ono wild son sent because the father
doesn't know what to do with him. pull down
a class average and make an unfair showing
In comparisons.
Woman's suffrage In Wyoming has a record
of which Its friends may be proud. In the ten
years from 1KHO to 1800 the ratio of crime to
population fell off more than half, though It is
sold to be Increasing In other parts or the
country. Wyoming's neighbor. Oregon, has
three and one-fourth times as mnny offender.
In all tho prisons of Wyoming not one woman
was ever imprisoned (or any offence whatever.
The Wyoming House of Hepresentatives Itseir
has declared that, under woman's suffrage,
the jails of the State are almost empty.
A eortaln Dr. Ilobert Flasher, n professional
"beouliflor" of Vienna, has been revealing
tho secrets of the trade. He declares that
many mothers put their daughters through a
wholo course or beautlflcatlon before mar
riage. The Doctor divides his treatment Into
the negative and tho positive. Hy means of
tho first method he removes blemishes that
exist, nnd by the latter he Improves the good
point nature hns already given tho subject.
He has oven gone so far a to Invent a teor
pump." designed to aid In the timely display
o( emotion.
A young English girl afflicted with an unde
sirable amount of adipose tlsue hns suc
ceeded In ridding herself of a large amount of
It without Injuring her health by following the
regime given below. Sho began by getting up
at 'I o'clock every morning and taking a three
mile walk before breakfast without consider
ing the weot her. At 0 o'clock she had a large
cup of coffee, with very little sugar, and a
slice of dry bread. Then she ocoupled herself
as she liked until 2 o'clock, when more bread
and some vegetoblos composed her meal. At
4:.'t0 she was off for another long walk, fol
lowed by a cup of tea and a fow dry biscuits.
Ninety days of this regimen reduced her
Weight from 185 to 145 pound
SaiBT-WAlST ASIi OIRDLB,
Where tke Dowa-sweeplne; Oklrt aad IV
MtehlBE Blouse Fall at Oats.
A few veors ago when the "bang" was uni
versal two pretty girls who became Intimate
always sealed tho bond of true confldenoo by
telling each i ther how they " did " their front
hair. To-day, under the reign of tho ehlrt
waist and girdle, tho burning question I
"How do you keep your belt down?" The
seemingly- simple costume of bloiio, skirt, nnd
belt Is really as difficult to realize In perfection
asmostseomingly simple things. The hour
that fashion decreed that the "tails" of the
blouse wero to dlsoppenr Inside the dross
skirt and a black ribbon belt was to clasp the
joining between shirt and skirt woman's lot
received another cross.
Watch the trim scores of girls that trip along
tho streets of the great shopping district; ad
mire them nstheyadvance toward you. hotted.
glovod. and shod as only the daughters of
Now York are: delight In tho well-nourlshod.
rounded, womanly llgures In the simple silk
' or linen shirt waist, the well hung dork skirt,
and the broad black belt; then venture to turn
your head and gaze alter any one of theso dl
; vinlties as she glides past and away from you.
! '1 here Is a lotal hiatus between the gather of
' the back broiidths of that well-hung skirt and
I the broad black ribbon belt .Mademoiselle bos
passed round her dainty waist. The skirt and
the belt it is sewed to havo slipped from under
I the outer, sepnrato ribbon belt, and the wearer
knows It and is far moro unhappy about It
than you can possibly bo. .lust as the girls
thought tho blazer bad solved their diflleullie
aiql drawn a veil over that miserable divorce
between belt and skirt which is the bnno of
, their axletence, along came Fashion again nnd
I cut off the tails of the blazer almost to the
I shoulder blades and sternly ordained the I-.ton
jacket. Helts that join behind and unfurl funny
little bunches of ruflles over the offending gap.
or a silk how- with ends is applied to the small of
' tho back, anything rather than admit that
women ore not built for the blouse, the skirt.
: nnd the i.elt. as at present constructed and
I combined. There is something really sad In
; the I aid treachery of the most desperate ex-
' i.edieiits. as when a nattr girl In an Immicu-
i late duck suit seats her-elf at a restaurant
table lor lunch: the weight ol her body dregs
I her skirts, the separate belt remains stolid y
unmoved, and a largo brass safety pin. falsely
so called, is disclosed, with which she has
hoped to secure all her petticoats, as It were.
to her very vertebral.
Tho fact is the so-cnllod waist lino Is as
imaginary as the equator. The natural girdle
lino Is ns displayed by Sarah liernhnrdt and
the dancers of the much-dls ussed dense du
ventre that is. passing across Ihe hollow o(
the back, over tho hips, and under the abaci
men. To say that our fair and lovolr New t ork
ladies shall so gird themselves when they take
their walks abroad is to leave anatomical tor
sumptuary law. but tho lashion of the shirt,
the skirt, nnd tho belt is a theory, ond the
lamentable disunion among them is a condi
tion which stares us in tho back.
ax ixrinsa womax'S kxcuaxob
Is that of San Fraaeleco. ,vllh It Good
Cookery and Mervlce. and flowers.
The managers ol tho Woman's Exchange In
San Francisco are demonstrating the value o(
such an organization in ethor and moro prac
tical lines than as a depot lor emboiderod doy
lies nnd painted monu cord. They havo rent
ed a large and pleasant room on oneof tho
principal business streets, and serve appetiz
ing lunches at reasonable rates to the public.
It is by no means a ladles' lunch roomthough
the unmistakable One touch of woman's taste
mokes the place most attractive and homelike.
The window is filled with a wealth ot flowers.
not gathered carelessly, but grouped with a
happy harmony of color. These flowers are
for sale as woll as for decoration. Each of the
Immaculate little tables insldo has its bouquet
of flowers. Thoro are rose days, when every
flower belongs to tho Wueon's family. There
ure pink days, and violet days, und cool
green and white days, when -ho flower of
diver- kinds follow the some color scheme,
and the place is pretty enough for a wedding.
The photographers of the city frequently per
petuate tho picturesque scene in photograph
which And ready sale, and the patrons llnd
the place most charming for entertaining
their friends. , , ,
i if course, without a good cook In the kitchen
nil these Trills and furbelows would amount to
little In the minds ot men. but the cooking
dono by a woman Is exceedingly good. J he
wholo place Is run br women, the only man
being a Chinaman, who scours tins nnd keeps
the Moor clean In the kitchen. This kitchen Is
always on exhibition from one of the windows
of the room set apart tor the use of ladies up
stairs, and tho rloanllness of the place Is not
the leust attractive feature by any means.
The waiting upon guests Is all done by wo
men, who ure not allowed to roceive any fee.
If some Insistent and grateful eustomor re
fuses to depart without giving a fee. the
waitrose turns It over to the manngemeut.
Tho superintendent, a most cultured and cor
dial lady, presides over the wholo, and as for
noiso and confusion U is unknown . In a small
department near the entrance tho fancy arti
cle aro received and sold that form tho chief
stock in trado of the Usual Woman's Exchange.
li:M!MSK KBAVTY AXI) BIIAIHS.
Mine. Adam, the Olfled Frroeh Woman. Wko
Proved Tkrm Not Incomuatlble.
It is hard to tollljust why beauty and brain
aro supposed to bo incapable of occupying the
saiiie earthly tenement, especially if that tene
ment be of tho feminine gender. Hut it i so.
Mine. Adam, the tamous writer nnd hostess,
found it out years ago. She wos Mine. Juliette
LaMessino then. "Jl years of age, and very
beautiful- She wrote a book. A study o( love.
women, and marriage it was. and Mme.
Julietto called it " Antil'roudlionlan Ideas."
Dr. I.amher. tho proud futherol tho young
writer, gave her a thousand francs with which
to have tho book published, but, alas! those
publishers who consented te read it said they
could not risk 1'rou. Hum's enmity by publish
ing so audacious a volume; while one gentle
man even relusod to read It at all. saying:
"When one i as pretty as you one does not
write a philosophical work; or, i( ono doe, it
larks common sense!"
So pretty Muie. Juliotto had to carry her
philosophy to an obscure publisher, to whom
the thousand francs were irresistible even
wilh no common sense behind thorn, i hen
the authoress fled to the country t. view her
success or ruin from afar oft. It turned out to
bo sii.-es,-. No one would believe that the
book had been written by a woman, and both
tieurge Sand and Mine. d'Agoult lllanlel
Menu wished personally lo thank tho gallant
" man" who bad avenged their sex.
(ieorgo band accordingly sent a messenger
In search of the unknown author. Ho ob
tained the address, all-. i and seat up his
can!. Miue. Juliette comedown.
" Mmo. Juliette La Messine .'" ho began.
"It Is I." .. . .
"Impossible: must bo your mother-in-law.
Hut the young authoress asserted her iden
tity andusksd for a week to coosidor lieorge
band's invittiou winch accompanied her
message. In the mean time Mine, d Agoult
sent a letter also containing an Invitation.
Mine. La Messiue did not hesitate to accept
this. She responded, and Mine. d'Agoult. as
tonished at tho learning and wisdom uf the
young writer, offered her Irlendshlp on con
dition that lieorge band' advance bf ae-
ROYAL
Baking Powder ft jB
exceeds, all fj
others in f H
leavening power, Bj ';S
purity and
wholesomeness;
makes food
lighter, sweeter, H
of finer flavor. H
No other jig
should be used. H
. J- i -il iff I sjbIM
elined Mmo. Juliette accepted the propo. Hi I iifl
Ition. but ten years later she herself sought i l 4
the friendship she then passed by and begged 1 ILK fH
Georgo Sand's protection. X , J
After tho death or her first husband Mm. i km
Ia Meislne married M. Adam, a statoamas , 1 H
and financier. Her salon then became th r IflJ
leading one In Lai is Her hush .nd discovered ksffffl
Hnmbetta. and under bis banner the anion iH
took on political significance. Mine. Adam IffSH
always stand when receiving. Although iiH
frrnnamother of several yenrs' standing. og fffffffffj
ins increased Instead of diminishing hei IliiH
beauty. Her Whitehall softens her expression ,
and seems to envelop h-r head In a vaporous, ai H
delicate cbcid. She Is always well gownod. Mi fffM
nnd even when so busy that like Napoleon L,
she dictates many lettersat a time. Mine. Adam fSH
Ilnds opportunity to talk about dressesand Biffl
conault her feminine friends on fashion. flj
oxb tovcu of rimisixB xatvbb ,', 9H
iMvil rfffl
Made Kuaan II. Anthony Kin with All lies Safl
Audience, InE!
It was otone of tho great congresses which UPS
have formed the nucleus In hicngo for th SSli
notables from every country and clime Inter- -wills
ested In the advancement of culture and th tfiflH
diaseminntlon if progressive Ideas. Thecrowd
had unite overflowed eno room and filled an- ' ":.
othor In tho Art Palace, under promise that tin
celebrate.! speakers Would inpent their pro
gramme to the overflow meeting. The night E9o6
wns insufferably hot. tho people disappointed ; H
ond Impatient. To mnke the wait less tedious . J-
Susan 11. Anthony was called upon to nddres wKt
thorn, and she did so in the whimsical and ar H ,. BHB
castle vein with which she veils an earnest- feaSSs
nes of thought and purpose, to which she has liw . J gslggS
devoted a lifetime of effort nnd sacrifice. J I
Still, this crowd was not a suffrage gather- fmpgjsH
lng. 'Ihev were not in sympathy with th II (gwBH
strong-facod woman In tho plain ,Kwn jHB j SHB
who addressed thum. she know intuitively VAMl WWa
that sho was not holding them. Suddenly 9bMB
she stepped forward to the edge of tho plit- HBIS
form and sold confidentially with n little) 1 . '1 2 BSB
smile: " I didn't know I wns going to he called
upon to address you this evning. Ill had I ISKB
should have put on my other gown. '""n Bffin
Instant sho had won them, every ono. The !SR9
one touch of nature, or vanity in this strong; sSSSS
little woman with the iron-grav hair combed St3HS
down each side her lace, made every woman 9Sii
her sister, every man her Irlend. If a vot) loH
could have been taken on tho spot everyone B
in the audience would havo cost a ballot IOC NH
Susan U. Anthony and In r platform. Lt
UER PUT POHCVl'IXB WAS IX It. 9K
Why the Adirondack Lover .lumped ITpfroa 9fl9
the Iilic Hocking Chair und Fled. agi
BBiBSBBT Betti.kment. Aug. 2.1 Anne Bo fffflfl
son is one of the prettiest girls on this side of H
the Adirondack, and. added to that. 1 ol a jLS
most pleasing disposition. Moreover, she is BBj
an interesting talker and able to entertain li.SjJ 5H fftjH
anyone. As a natural consequence ther is nH
not a young man within twonty miles of here) : H
that does not wish ho could get her to accom- B
pnny him to the picnics and social here- 1 ( B
abouts. Not a few hove tried to go with hero) 1
steady company, to uo the woodsy expres- $ Hfl
sion. but not till Lorn Lawson camo along and B
asked her to go and see the fireworks at Met- Bi9
calf Stream Settlement a year ago last Fourth loBfl
of July, would she have it known that she was - jaffiaf
"goln'with" any ono regularly. Thereafter .Sjis 11
she accepted Loin's Invitations right along. SLtobH
Now Lorn is a lull. lank, and thlu man of 23 Skfli
years, und ho has a small, fuzzy moustache BK8
that just shows a color of red on his upper lip. WSa
Then his bands and feet are much larger than 5lg
most young men's, and thoy seem In the way sssj8
or out ol place. Tho toe of one booth an ... .
awkward habit of cntehlng the heel or the im
other one. while his hands swing in a long KH
sweep with every stride. uU" Mm
Why tho prettr Anno should have selected
homely Lem Instead of. say. tho little pale
raced son of the storekeeper at liln-k Lake or
some other " likely chap." is somotnlng th
woods people could not understand.
tin Sunday night Lem as usual went to the. JH
Horson house und Anne met him at the door
dressed in a bright, tight-fitting gingham H
dross thnt made her form seem as light as her
wavy brown hair. H-r cheeks wore tinged
with shade- ol brown and red to b found no
where in such perfection as In the Adirpn-
daeks. on.; her blue eyes -but no matter. i -,
Perhaps Lem wo not proud when he walked
hy Aline'- sido down the road to the school- HHD sBSB
home which serves as a church here, bu
those win. saw him say that he never walked wU
o straight und numb; bof. ro. ' mWSi
After the satmoii Lem and Anno walked ij tygsfg
elowly down tho road toward tho Horson place. WMSSt
unit that was the last the people saw of hlltt SgffiS
until next morning, when I.uk- Wllmuit met t-lflfcl MM
htm with a pack on Ills ba-k us heavy as . hia 9H
face was long. What happened between those flaH
hours only his sweetheart has told. wSj
Anno says thnt sho and 1 -m walked up tn Mi
road, pa-t tho house, ond th.-n. after her fern- HH
lly were in I ed. they eiinie hack ami sat on the BMB
porch talking till she was a bit chilly. Then BfJH
she and loin went into the parlor. It Ml HH
pretty dark there, for the light Irom the lit- obbbbb
le lamp led on the dining room table for IBM
Anne come through the halt-closeddoor. Be- fm
side tho front wihdow was a big ohl-fasli- MB
loned cushioned rocking chair. (io ng to this. .; . ..H
Anne gave It a little hitch ond asked Lem. who M mM
stood bi tho door twirling his hat in hia SaJP
lingers, to hove u soot. These big. old-fash- M
loned rocking chairs ure round In every Adl- WEB
rondoek house, and for ...me reason prettr ' Mslffl
girls like Anne hnve a habit of asking their H&H
loveis to sit in them alter returning from ;.i; , - ;
church at night. . .. H
Lem went to tho chair, dropped his hat on
the floor, nnd with his haul on ono of the arms
he hit himself drop into tho sent.
My! The way lie lumped up again ana
howled as ho clasped hi- hands behind him WjBW I say
fairly took Anne's breath, but Lam had enough bbjbbbjj
left to soy os he turned around: j,m sflRl
' Vou. what In tho devil's in that -by jlinp flsl
it's thot domed porcupine. KBB 1 obbbjbjj
So It was. The tame porcupine Salter, of
which Tin- Sr told a story recently, hod wan- !
derail Into the parlor and (..und a bed on Uio
cushion of the! Ig ro. king chair. Anne ears: .. sjbbbbb
' I couldn't have holped laughing I! lit WtJ V
died." Hut wh.n she laughed lorn gave a
small muscular giggle and then hitched side-
wavs toward the door, saying he reckoned bbjb b
he'd hove ler go home." 1 hen. os be opened
the door, ho lolled and ran dow-u the driveway east m
und vaulted the (once.
That was tho lust Anno saw of Lena. TllS) Bfl
next morning at about 4:10.0 clock Luke Wll- 1
n,url met I em with a pock haske on hlsbacK
ainlarilleaiid fish rod tied together and .his mM
dog at his heels. Mien Luke asked him where) bbb bj
he wns going Lem replied with bis face and uM
eyes turned down at the ground:
" Teh ell with yo." and then Lorn stalked up
the rood and around the bond, leaving Luke.
who has always been Lnm's steadfast frlead,
storing niter him In otnaement. Lem has no bsibjbb
been soon since by any one th this settlsmenU !
A Fly ii...... III. Buck. iifl
"It is curious." said a traveller. " liow a B
little thing will b lb. -l a iii-iii I s.,t I hi. other H
day In a rullroad our back ol a man who was pJIIJ
greatly disturbed by a lly: you know how a fly H
will soiuelimes stick to you and you caa't get aH
rlit o( lb- man hi u till lb Jtf l
dozen times, hut every tlmo the lly wa back: SB
the Instant the thn iitenlng hand had passed. 1HH
It lighted on hi. cheek, on his forehead, on top fiflStaS
of his head, m d all around, and It wound up --WM
by flying down hi bo-k. r.-flSB
"Then ho was disturbed. Ho wriggled ana ;tP
twisted, ami stuck out his chnst. and did very ' Mt
thing but lean buck, but the lb refused to vgm
oomeouL At last an idea struck bini. He took JiMk
out of his pocket a lead pencil, and. holding llf3
It hr its point, ho put tho ..thei end down his SSk
back anil then pried his OoHar as faraway illfli
from his neck as he could, und la an instant Am
the fly flew out and awoi ': TfKM
"Helleved' lie had 1. .ked botore a though v -ITS
everything In the world was going azalnst --SftSE?
him. lie lookeil now although soutebodrkavdj HH
.lelt hto a turm," WkW

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