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ttn tn the Rich Sometimes metlni lake to o Save Savev SueRtfUce Ssrt
v Refuge RcfU for the Peer Relation With Withcirt 1th
0 GIft of a Dtcan1r < Gown GoinA A Pre treitlrteil PreIUlttd PredICtCl
itlrteil Revival of StVlei 8t n or r ftlle We 80i 80iThat 8 8eThat 1 1That
That society needs to mend Its ui ways waysfe wayI wa waIa
fe I 3 truth that does not no require proving provingbut PrOv PrOvbut
but only one woman O1UAThbaa so lIOf far a as la known knownban Imo Imoball
ban gone about tt t In a systematic eeatIomfle eeatIomfleWith manner mannerWith er erWllh
With this end la blew view a mending ding shop shopbis shopbM hqpbill
bill lHH letn > n e established tabll hed on East at Twenty Twentyeighth Tw Twentylghth a t ttlghth
eighth street not fir fufrom from the avenues avenuesjod aven avenIIId avenuesd
jod d within easy distance of home pro prortfed p pTided protided
Tided with the latest models of motors motorsi
i or the old fashioned vlctoriaawlth vlctoriaawlthIItn vJctorloa with cooch coochBtn ooethjnefl
Btn who have a proper disregard for fortwentieth forttnlidn fortieutietil
twentieth century traffic regulations for fortb forthe forth
tb the new ne U ° rich and the old rich pat patjoUe patralize patotze
joUe the shop in question que lon and hobnob hobnoboter ho nob nobOftr
oter the best way of making a last years yearsfrock YMrafrock e va vafrock
frock look aa if it bad come flUb from the thebind theband thetd
bind td of the modiste modisteThe odlste odlsteTIll
The fcecret as to what becomes of the thefashionable thef thefahIonab1o
fashionable f > > bionblo gowns that thatmy my lady buys buysit
it I I one of the perplexing conundrums conundrumsof
of tlio other woman whose modeLward modeLwardrote
robe ccntrIns possibly two or three new newiuthls new6u new6uthts
iuthls 6u lils iv L year some of them th rn ready dy made madeThe made1be madeThe
The other woman cant turn t these the over to
wh who were to peak xpeakOnn IIpeakOne peaknI
One nI of them very prominent In Indeed Indelll InIOC1 ¬
deed made a long windy monotonous monotonousspeech monotonouspttCh monotonouspeccIi
speech composed of much mu h rhetoric and andfew a alev afew
few facts My mind wandered w but I Iwas 1WIi Iwm
was brought hack by a long curved curvedeen curvedeenteno sen sent n ntenool
t tenool teno nc I seemed moo to Bee these arcs thrown thrownoff
off into the air alrcontainlngthesta containing the statement statementthat ement ementthat
that one of her reasons re 601UJ for wishing the thefranchixe thetranchille thefranchiMe
franchixe was that women of talent and andgenius andIlnluli andS
S genius could go out into the arena and andcommand andcommand andcommand
command the same price for their t elr wares waresis WArellI8rnen waeeUrnen
is I8rnen I8rnenThis UrnenThl men menThis
This was too much for me I I dislike disliketpaking dislikePaklng ILslIkeepaklng
tpaking in public but when phe he and a andtie andtieother d the theother t tother
other two distinguished leaders had fin finished fini finIhed ¬
ished i hed speaking llpe ep king I arose and andaaid said saldthat that I Ibelieved Ihelifved Ibelieved
believed in giving the devil in other otherword oth otherwords r rword
word man hilt due duetbat that in lnthe the twenty twentyyears twentiyearll twentj7ears
years of my life aw a a writer writ r of fiction I had hadnever hadlevr hadnever
never found it any disadvantage to be bewoman a awoman awoman I
woman womanI
I then stated certain facts factathat that the theroyalties theroyaltieH theroyalties
royalties of any author are determined determinedby
by his market value in other words ord by bythe bythl bythi
the demand of the public pub lo for f forhis rhls his work workthat workthat workthat
that whereas a publisher might give glea gleawoman a awoman aWom
woman Wom clerk in his office omoolesa less than t n a man manhe manhe manhe
he would not dare underpay a popular popularwoman popularWoman popularwoman
woman writer I have never known him himeen blmeven himeven
even to demur It he la dishonest he hewont b bWont hewont
wont pay anybody men or women womenI womenI
I believe it to be the theeame same in any ai1f of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the artsmind you I emphasized arts artsand anand artsand
and said nothing about wage wa eearne earners earnersIt ll
It U i all a matter matterof of having the tl e goods goodsN goodaNever goodiNever
N Never ver have I heard h ard any anYwOmIlD anyw woman men writer writeru writereuch
u I < such dreadful cuss words when whenanathematizing whennthematlzlngpubllsh wbenanathematizing
anathematizing nthematlzlngpubllsh publishers lll as as men If Ifuiything Ifulythlng IfUything
uiything she he has the beat of it itIt itIt Itit
it It may be observed that more male maleartists maleartists malesztiets
artists of all sorts 8OrtahaveatarTed have starred than thanomen thanwomen thanwomen
women omen If a publisher p bllber today tod Hesitates Hesitatesover ie 1tat 1tatOVer ltates ltates07cr
over two first UMusortpis pt 10 to t 1
he takes takestbat that of otthlwO the woman Iaa Not Noto oily orilyW lt
W I Ia be human and anc susceptible suaoeptiwebut but Wpme womens 9f8eD
Action often makes araoreaubtle a more aubtle aubt1eppeAl lppeJ appeal appealwomen
to > women womenWhen womenWhen omenWhen
When I had badMdafewm said a afew tor more rio words 1O MII to tow
w the lbsme name effect etr the first 1t f t speaker fcrpse fcrpseM u ulad
M denied that site had iA ciever ever BMufatk
> l t tI
I i
the poor poorreia relations re1atk or orencito eyes to tot1e the maid maidof maidor maidof
of all work whea wheatbey they get a bit shabby shabbyad ebabbyaad shabbyad
ad no one oeewould would stop on the street and andtake Andtake andtake
take notes for a future eaaay depicting a acountry IIco acoufltry
country co try going to the dogs because its itslaboring Itala Itslabring
laboring la rIna femininity is overdressed but butDouoot butDoUO butIDoucot
Douoot t Agnes Callot frocks aroentirely aroentirelyout
out pfjho 9L Question ctueetlonfor for the hired help helpand belpand helPin4
I in4 and even poor relations of the upper upperclasses uppercc upperclesaes
classes cc ee find it It difficult to make occasion occasionand oocnalonIlUld008tuUlefti occasionend
IlUld008tuUlefti IlUld008tuUleftiThe and costume coet neflt nefltthe fit fitThe
The clever women who baa discovered discoveredend dlacoveredcndcatered
end cndcatered catered to tothlsneed this need even vers that thatit it is a afrequent af afrequent
frequent f uent occurrence OOCUl1tI ce for a society IIOOletywoman IIOOletywomanto woman womanto
to be swamped by the contents of her herwardrobei herwardrobe herwardrobe
wardrobe A great many women sell selltheir selltheir sellth
their th ir frocks fr cka to second hand dealers for forsuch forch forsuch
such ch ridiculous sums sumsNot awnsNot sumsNot
Not very long l ag ago says Mrs Irs Wilson Wilsona
a fashionable fashlOl bte woman told mo as her hermaid hermaid hermaid
maid opened the door of the thewardroHo thewardroHoand wardrotto wardrottoand
and brought out one dress after Aft r another anotherall anotherallofthen
all allofthen of them In perfect condition half nt ntleast ntleast atleast
least without any sign of ever having havlngbeen havlngbeenworn been beenworn beenworn
worn that she lIhewmted wcnted to get letridoUbem letridoUbemIn rid of them themIn
In order to t make 1 place pl ce for a fresh freehaupply freehaupplyirad supply supplynad
nad nd sent for a second hand haril ba 4 dealer who whohad whobad whohad
had been recommended to her The dealer dealerlooked dealerlooked dealerlooked
looked the equipment over and then thencalmly thenealmlj thencalmly
calmly Informed her that she would otld give giveher givebel giveher
her S3S 35 for the lot of eight costumes costumesThat coat coettimenThat me meThat
That sum probably represented the coot cootof oootof cootof
of the garniture on one corsage She was wasso waaso wasso
so Indlgnrnt that she sent the woman womanaway womanWay womanaway
away and ndturned turned to me meTaking meTaking meTaking
Taking these frocks as a fair sample
A Rilllu IThIIIuInnnient lnnmrnt n 1111 to Three Thr Women Womenlr womenIesikrsIler mr mr1IIII1IlIrr
lr 1IIII1IlIrr ilrr llrr New NrwNonl rw Norl and How Howslip 110 110h 110wPh
slip Ph h Found Vounftlh thr IttctU l IIaee 1ac rt to Write WriteII rite
II A t Venture In InPlaywriahtlBENdl InPlaywriahtlBENdlMrd Playwrlghtluc PlaywrlghtlngNeZtir JNexl JNexlMrs
Mrs ir Gertrude Atherton on readily sees seesth lIeNthe seesthQ
th the justice of tho th plea Ilea that all interviews alJlnteMle8to interviewsto
to l up to dite tmiHt open with some re remarks remarks remarks ¬
marks on o the suffrage question She Shebmilei ShemUei I Ibmllelt
bmilei reininlHcently on a she begins beginses
es I believe lieve fu th the cause tihe IIheaay IIheaayI says saysI II
I nelong eong to the Kqual Franchise Society Societyaii
awl I have attended > d a number of suffrage sufTragemo surrra e 1 1Inl
mo UICB th theie and eUewhere andelewhereCince slnre I have ihave ihavelit Ihavein haveMKI
MKI lit In New ew York this winter I was wasKeiminely wa1tlIuiliely wpsgeiuioely
Keiminely Inteicsted and desirous s of ofinformation ofinfmnatlnn ofirifornation
information l bit Jt I have been somewhatilWIInsloiied somewhatdIMiiisluned somewhat omebatdlilllllll
ilWIInsloiied dlilllllll > lnnlCl It skeins ernl to me that the thecaiitew theroll theeaiie
caiitew roll e It bigger hllt er tliauita than it leaders leadersThe IMdelllfhe leadersrh
The rh lout I dt meeting mee lng 1 attended attendedwl18 was very verylan verylal veryIare
lan lal Iare and distinguished 4 The house was waspucked waopacktd we5packtd
packtd IU hear the theemlnent eminent women leaders
statement that sailed forth my remarks remarksWhen fllmarksWhrn remarksWhen
When I quoted her words wordalhe she arose aroseagaln aroseagalnand again againand againend
and said Well go down and try making makingshirtwaists makingabirtWaillta makingshlrtwaista
shirtwaists and andsee see how you like likethat likethatThen that thatThen bAlTben
Then one of other her colleagues hastened haa ed edthe to tothe tothe
the rescue ue and asked the obvious ques queetlonWhy questionWhy quention ¬
tionWhy tion Why if irwomen women stood on an equal equalfooting eqUAlfooting equalfooting
footing with men did George Eliot take t ke kem a amans aTnLfl5
mans m ns name e I replied that that was fifty fiftyyears fiftyyears fiftyyears
years Ago and we were talking about to today todAy todhty ¬
day Then she said Well if the lady ladythinks ladythinks I
thinks thlnkBltJust It ltJuat just es e e easy sy to be a woman as a aman aman anan
man let her try preaching for a while whileI
I subsided especially as they made madehaste madeI madefe
haste te to give some one else a chance to be besat beaat besat
I sat upon hut I had received a fine db dbject dbJec Ohject
ject Jec lesson lee lQn in the theloglo logic the courtesy and andthe andthe
I the t1 e sense of o fair play also the thirst for forfact forfac forfacts
fact l of three thleemlnoot eminent leaders of the suf suffrage auffreRe suffrnge ¬
frage movement movementThat movementTh movementThAt
That Th t night I met at dinner one of the theyoung theyoung theyoung
young end beautiful props of the Equal EqualFranchise EqUAlFrnncblse EqualFranchise
Franchise Society 80cletyand and Intimated to her herthat herthat herthat
that unless she persunded her eminent eminentleaders eminentIenders eminentleaders
leaders to give a direct answer to a direct directquestion directquestlon8Omethlngthey directqueetionsomething
question questlon8Omethlngthey queetionsomething something they rarely do and andtrain IUldtrain andtrain
train their minds to a more consecutive consecutivehabit OOIUIooutivehabit consecutivehabit
habit they would make their cause cawle uae ridicu ridiculous ridlclouit ridiculoud ¬
loud It I t Is from men they must mUII obtain the thefranchise thefranchise thefranchise
franchise rod nd it the themen men continue to think
they ttie are a parcel of silly IlIIyoldwomen old women with witha withaboo
a aboo bee in their bonnet they are not very verylikely veryIIlUly verylikely
likely to entrust them with it No wonder wonderthey wonderthey wonderthey
they fall year after year at Albany Not Notonly Notoaly Notonly
only must they bore to death the men they theybuttonhole theybuttonhole theybuttonhole
buttonhole but they must also convince convincethem convincethem convincethem
them of their mental limitations their theirhopeless theirbopele theirhopeless
hopeless wont ant of logic of every fitness but buta
a sincere devotion to the cause causeShe caUlieSheraked causeShe
She Sheraked r esked ked me wonderingly If I ldld did not notthink notthbik notthink
think those three women omenmarvel marvels My Myanswer MynIWer Myanswer
answer would not look well In print but 1 1beaten I Ihrllten Ihasten
beaten to add that while I have haveM as yet con conceived concelved concalved ¬
calved no great admiration admlra lon for the con concentrated concentrat concenatod ¬
centrated brains of f tho cause cau o i believe the theaverage theavera theaverage
average avera elD Intelligence llIgenCeof of American women womento women womento
to be high enough to enable them to vote voteana voteana voteaflo
ana even to legislate as well as men The Thecause Thec Thecause
cause c use is great even It it j Is weak in inleaders inleaders I I
leaders leadersThe lendersIhe leadersThe
The movement has acquired a atremendous atremencioUs
tremendous tremen loUII momentum 1 bellevo tho thofranchise thotranohls thofrpjohIse
franchise to tobeonlya be only onlya a questionof of a very veryfew veryfe veryfew
few fe years The English E militants have havegiven havegiven havegiven
given it a fresh impetus It Is I a pity we wehave wehave wehave
have not n such clover and experiences experienceswomen eaperlenoedwomen
women women in the cause causeMrs cau causeMrs e eMrs
Mrs Pankhurat Is I not the only one oneI
I i heard a agood 1J1 manyot many yof of thesewomen speak speakIn
In England d No man ever spoke better betUrEnglish betterED betterEnglish
English ED W Women are trained to mental menugrace2r mentalua mentalgracerecal1
grace2r ua gracerecal1 recall call the graceful oefu1 notes of the theleast theIeaIIt theleast
least of oftl1emA1id them and they hear politics dis discussed diecUMedaL disotaeedat ¬
cussed cUMedaL at every everyaeal Beat from the time they theyleave the theleave theyleave
leave the 11 nursery Grace and logic logicWbata 101101Whatcomblnatlonl logicWhata
Wbata Whatcomblnatlonl combination It is irresistible irresistibleTheir IrreellUblebeir IrresistibleTheIr
Their beir answers an welll come Uke lightning lightningThey lIhtnincThey lightningThey
They belong to a sporting nation nationthat nationthat nationthat
that demands dema and gives fair play Not Notoaly lotonly Notonly
only do they answer you youwltJi with courtesy courtesythey curteaythey urteqtheydnyou
they theydnyou give you a direct answer to a direct directquesaoninstead directqtM directquesttonintecL
quesaoninstead qtM lUoninttead of rambling off olrlntoan olrlntoanoration o Into an anoration anoration
oration about aboutsomething something else elseByUwwayit el elsethewayIt e e1htbt1layll
ByUwwayit the leaders at the meet meetlag moetlag meetlag
lag I have described had not cut me meotr meotrI off offosummarily
I osummarily 0 ummarUy I should have reminded remindedthem remindedthem remindedthem
them that when wbenWlUlam William Sharp made up uphis uphlemladtoJ8u uphIamiadtoxnake
his hlemladtoJ8u mlad to Malta a second reputation he hethought hethouahtlt hethoughttt
thought it wiser to use u oa a Womans omanlI name nameas nameu nameLea
as Lea a disgulM dlsgulse1oea e + Fiona F1Of1MolAod F1Of1MolAodI MoLeod MoLeodI
I think th cth the roh women who have en entered enteredtbo entered ¬
tered teredtbo the movement are reVery very much in inearnest laearneett ineamest
earnest for forprHef1tatle the present at least t for forthey fortheyweresick they theywereielc theywereMolc
wereielc of oftkenptlnelJll tfce t emptiness eptjne of ofmereto ofmeretoJ mereso meresoetety ra re so soefoty
efoty Mr Mrieseoito hJJ Bst OBt o doubtwill stay H7i1
i1 t tr
< r
of the the work that Is brought to me to re remodel remodel remodel ¬
model there Is I really reaUyno no tremendous prob problem pr0blem problam ¬
lem Involved All of them had been pur purchased purchased purchased ¬
chased In Paris Paristhe the year before and there therewere th therewere re rewere
were slight changes to be made ade In regard regardto
to sleeves and necks the two parts of a agown agown agown
gown which hoW alterations in modes modesthe modrsthe modesthe
the quickest One of the drosses dre ees I took too to topieces toplecee topieces
pieces entirely only retaining the princess princessundergarment princell8underprment princessundergarment
undergarment of changeable gold colored coloredpeau doloredpeau oloredpeI1u
peau de sole and the garniture ga ilEureof of beaded beadednet beadednet beadednel
net that was worth a fortune In itself of ofout ofout ofcut
out crystal and turquoise insets I made madean
an overdress for this of apricot colored coloredchiffon coloredchllrol1 colorcdchiffob
chiffon using usl g the same garniture only of ofcourse ofooube ofootfrae
course applied differently sad 1d when It Itwas ItWAIt itwas
was finished finllh d there ere wasabsolutely was absolutely no trace traceof traceof traceof
of the other costume about It ItThe ItTho itThe
The coat of such remodelling Well Wellnaturally Wellnatl1rally Wellnaturally
naturally I do not work cheaply I Iasked Iasked Iasked
asked sea 60 O for the remodelling of the gown gownIhave gownIhave gownIhao
Ihave described but as the original price pricewas pricewas pricewas
was faso 50 in Paris and It had been worn only onlya
a few times and would undoubtedly have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been thrown away aw if I had not rescued It ItI ItI
I consider that SCO GO in the light of a good goodInvestment goodintrnent ood oodInv
Investment InvestmentFor Inv tment tmentFor
For another gown of black jet in the thosame thesame thesame
same lot of eight castaways I charged 73 73This 7 7This 7This
This was an exquisite costume but abso absolutely absolutely absolutoly ¬
lutely impossible for tho woman who whoowned whoowned whoowned
owned it It Is only another Instance Instancewhich ln Instancewhich tance tancew
which w lch I come across BO frequently freq ently of the thewonderful thewonderful thewonderful
wonderful hypnotic power exercised by bythese bythese bythese
these Parisian saleswomen saleswomenThis
This black costume of spangled sp p angled net netwas netWM netwas
was heavy and wltho without t character and andadded andadded andadded
added years to the wearer a very pretty prettyfrail prettyfrail prettyfrail
frail looking blonde I took out the thedark thedark thedark
dark lining and used instead a lovely lovelyihade Jonlyshade lovelyshade
shade of mauve which brought out the thobeadod thebeaded thebeaded
beaded pattern and with a chiffon sash Bashand sashand sashand
and choux the costumo assumed an en entirely entirely entLrely ¬
tirely different meaning and was becoming
In the extreme extremeThere extremeThere extremeThere
There is always between theremodeDer theremodeDerand the remodeflerand
and the maker of fashions f a struggle to tothe tothe tothe
the death you might say Just the very verymoment verymoment verymoment
moment a new fashion is launched on the themarket themarket themarket
market the th flrst question que tlon that occurs to tothousands tothousands tothousands
thousands youmlghtalmostcaymilllons youmlghtalmostcaymilllonsof you youmlght might almost ay mlllloDII mlllloDIIof
of women is Row can I fix over this or orthat orthat orthat
that dress coat or wrap The remodeller remodelleron
on a large scale unhampered by petty pettyquestions pettyquestions pettyquestions
questions of economies who is an expert expertIn
In dressmaking principles usually uaUAllylaugha uaUAllylaughaIn laughs laughsIn
In her sleeve She knows that there Is no nofashion noa norashion
fashion a hlon that Is not capable of being belngpar belngparalJeled par paralleled paralieled ¬
alleled so long as she sbecan con get material materialsuitable materialaultable materialsuitable
suitable for her purpose PUI1 > 011e on the market marketShe marketShe marketShe
She can turn an Empire Emplreinto into a princess princessgown prlnoeesgown princessgown
gown without t losing a wink of sleep and andvice andvice andvIce
vice versa she can lengthen J or shorten shortenskirts ahojnskIrts hortenkh1a
skirts and sleeves she he can put the waist walsUline waistline waistline
line where Nature located it or follow the thedictates thedlctAteof thedictatesof
dictates of art but it requires much more moredexterity moredexterity moredexterity
dexterity and skill to remodel than it itdone ItdOH itdoes
done to make an original creation and you youhave youhave youhave
have to toknowhowto know how to make before you youremake oUean oUeanremake can canremake
remake It is a sort of a postgraduate postgraduatecourse
course In I dressmaking dressmakingThe
The spring of 1010 offers more than the theusual theusual theusual
usual number of problems to the remod remodeller remodeller remodoiler ¬
eller The threatened Invasion of the thelseo70
188070 styles Is upon us The skintight skintightskirts IIklntlghtskirt ekintlghtskirts
skirts the clinging robes > > of the last two twoyears tWOYerll twoyearsre
years yearsre Are renolongertobeforn nolonger to be worn by bytheeect bytheeectltmay the elect electIt
It ltmay may possibly mean such a swinging swingingof
of the pendulum of fashion that the cor corsage coreage ocrsage ¬
sage will be fastened in front and in con consequence 000lI consequencemascullnebelp ¬
sequence lI sequencemascullnebelp < < masculine ma cullne help in inthis this emergency emergencywill neegencywill
will become merely historic For years yearsafter yearsafter yearsafter
after the big sleeves went out and lid there therewas therewas therewas
was no longer demand made on escorts escortsto eecor eecortto J Jto
to poke them into outer garments at atsocial atfunctlona atec4al
social functions men went around like likeheadless Ilk Ilkheadl likeheadless
headless headl hens making futile passes In Inthe Inthe inthe
the air and patting down empty bunches bunchesof
of atmosphere Husband and brother brotherare
are to be relieved of their responslbllty responslblltyIn re ponalblltyIn
In regard to that miserable little button buttonand buttonand buttonandhook
and andhook hook and eye In the middle of the back backand backand backand
and they wont like it although they will willpretend willpretend willpretend
pretend to be relieved relievedThe relievedThe relievedThe
The coming corsages cor ages are pointed back backand backand beckand
and front like the old time basque basqueskirts bMqUNlaklrts basqueeskirtsare
skirts skirtsare are reto to be fulled about the th waist
In nitaslongasshelives Itaa long aa she lives Having HaTlngsquee squeezed squeezedthe d dthe
the ordinary life of woman pretty dry dryshe dryshe dryshe
she must mus find an immense fascination In InMing Inbeing Inbeing
being of actual use U 6 In the world This Thiswill Thillwill Thiswill
will lead her into wider and wider fields fieldsof
of usefulness and It Is doubtful if she ever evereels everfeel everfeels
eels bored again againA
A great difference between the move movement movemeAt ¬
meAt here and in England is that here the theolder theolder theolder
older women predominate women who whoare whoare whoare
are more or less settled post the enthu enthusiastic enthuslastlcstage enthuelastic ¬
elastic slastlcstage stage The young women dont dontseem dontaeem dontseem
seem to care so much for it itOh ftOh itOh
Oh yes the college girls That U I a agood agood I Itood
good movo to interest them They have haveneaux havebeaux havebeaux
beaux or can have If they want them themThey th4JmThey themThey
They look pretty when they plead They Theywill ThftYwill Theywill
will enlist the men and it is never tp t be beforgotten beforgotten betotgotten
forgotten that the men alone can give givethe frivethe givethbvote
the thbvote vote to women Miss Mllholland Is Isa I Ia Isa
a lawyer I believe Give her a jury of ofmen ofmen ofmen
men and see what she can dot dotYes dolY doInterest
Yes Y a interest the younger women womenThey womeoThey womenThey
They can do wonders laughs Mrs Athei Atheiton Atherton Atheiton
ton But she adds in closing her hersuffrage hersutrlllgedillooulllo hersuffrage
suffrage sutrlllgedillooulllo discourse my myen enthusiasm lusl am is isdamped isdamped Isdamped
damped I must admit it My enthu enthusiasm enthusiasm enthusimm ¬
siasm is damped dampedYou
You find It very pleasant to be back backIn
In Now York YorkOh YorkOh YorkOh
Oh yes the novelist agree I 1love Ilove Ilove
love New York to live in but it is not the theplace theplaOe theplace
place for my sort of work There are too toomany toomany toomany
many distractions dl too many things to do doEverything doEverything doEverything
Everything delightful in if to bo found foundhere foundhereven roundhereeven
here hereven even the winter climate I often oftenwonder of oftenwonder ln lnwonder
wonder whethor people realize what wb t a aprivilege apriYllege aprivilege
privilege it is to live here The music mu lo
alone aloneNow
aloneNow Now as for people pe J1le I must confess that thatI
I prefer London they have more leisure leisurefor leillurefor leisurefor
for general cultivation of mind and wide widerange widerange Wldrange
range of Interests In this country the themost themost themost
most Interesting men are those who ure urenot urenot arenot
not millionaires trying to be specialist specialistor
or squanderers of inherited wealth in inother Inother inother
other words they are the men who ore oremaking I1I I1Imaking armaking
making their way with the Intellectual Intellectualsection Intell60tualBectlon intellectualsection
section of their brains braineor or that perchance perchanceIn
in which a gift for one of the arts has hasbeen haabeen hasbeen
been planted plantedI I
I should like to BOO a greit Now York Yorknovol Yorknovol Yorknovol
novol That can be done The great greatAmerican greatAmtrican groatAmerican
American novel Is nothing but a mean meaningless munInglen momIngleza ¬
ingless collooation Did Balzau write tho thonovel thonovel thenovel
novel of France In one volumo or forty fortyBut fortynut fortyBut
But there could bo a great epic novel of ofthis ofthl ofthis
this town So 8 < > far thnro havo boon only onlystories onlytoriee onlystories
stories written about it They hnvo hnvoatmosphere bnvoatmollphore linvoatmosphere
atmosphere but they do not give New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York as an entity entityPerhaps
Perhaps you will be writing it same sameday IIOmeday someday
day dayWho Who knows At least lifo would not notbe notbe notbe
be complete without an attempt to por portray portray pertray ¬
tray this epitome of the modem world worldIt
It Is to us now what Rome was to the theancient theancient i
ancient world worldNothing worldNothing worldNothing
Nothing can be forced or r It issues Issuoshalf laauoshalf issueshalf
half baked Ideas like IIkegrowlnlt growing chil children children chlldren ¬
dren must bide their time You see 1 1have I Ihave Ihave
have but Just completed a novel of 170000 ITOOOCwords 170000worda 170000words
words which I wrote three times and andthere andthere andthere
there Is 1 no novel in mo at present I Ialways Ialways Ialways
always wait until an idea Is ripe 1 nsvor nsvoreven nayoreven nevoreven
even write pot boilers That Is a gift giftin
in itself itselfMrs ItlolfMrs itselfMrs
Mrs Atherton Is shrewd enough not nolto notto notto
to divulge her literary methods but buthe butIhe butshe
he tells how the books a grow growThe growTbe growThe
The idea lodges down there Some Somewhere Itomehere domewhore ¬
where in the back of my head some sometime eometim sometimes ¬
time for forreare years she says the Gor Gorgeous Oorgeou Gorgeoua ¬
geous Isles was there ten years The Thena Thea
a chance remark shoots it up into the thetop thetop thetopofmyheadandlgotowork
top topofmyheadandlgotowork of my head and I go to work I shut Ishutmysolf shutmyself shutmyself
myself up tho place whore I mustWrite mustWritecomes musrwrlteoomee
comes tome to me like an Inspiration and a1dl I go gothere gotherelf gothere
there therelf if I J have to crows tho world worldSan1 worldSaIFrancisco worldSaiFranclsco
San1 SaIFrancisco Francisco In summer ls an Ideal IdealpUoe Idoalpuce Idealptice
puce for work It Is I cold and Jd foggy windy windyand wlndlIUld windyand
and bracing the people go away and I
have It to myself Its It II very stimulating
It stormed for fifty flftyda days a and night on onMount onMount onMount
Mount Tamalpals while 1 1 was writing last lastwinter Jutwinter lastwinter
winter winterThe winterTl1e winterThe
The book Is a novel of Munich and andpndand end4aind
England pndand and I had to 0 ooea 7000 miles
line overikirts and much drapery d pery in gen general general gaoera ¬
eral era and there is I the usual prophecy of the thecrinoline thecrinoline thecrinoline
crinoline but I hardly believe women womenwill womenwll womenwill
will allow themselves to be driven to that thatextreme thateltreme thatextreme
extreme Sleeves have big bl cuffs and puffs puffsinset purrllInset puffsinset
inset and the low collars of the basque era erawill erawll erawill
will be a la mode modeHow modeHow modeHow
How will remodelling be done The Thesuccess Thesucceea Thesuccess
success entirely depends on the ques question qUOdtlon queistlon ¬
tlon of getting enough material but there thereis
is nj n > possibility po of simply lengthening lengtheningor
or shortening everything will have to be beremade beremade beremade
remade from a new foundation and IUldth the thecost thecost
cost like the coat of the gowns will ill be begreater begreater begreater
greater in consequence The new fash fashions fashlonemean fashlone ¬
ions lonemean mean larger outlays than ever everIt everIt I IIt
It Is that outlay that Is sending society societywomen 80 societywomen ety etywomen
women to me Husbands are waking up upto upto upto
to the enormous enormouaexpendlture expenditure along this thisline thisline thisline
line When money Is tight tlghtthfa this la lathe lathefr the thefirst thefirst
first fr t subject that comes oome undfr un und r their theirsupervision theIrsupervhJion theirsupervision
supervision There are loads of women womentoo womentoo womentoo
too who have all the money moneytbey they want wantbut wIlDttrot wantbnt
but th they y have inherent refinement and anda
a distaste for lavish expenditures which whichmean whichmean whichmean
mean nothing n thlng To pay 400 00 or tSOO 00 for fora
a costume which is thrown aside after one oneor oneor oneor
or two wearing is impossible and a d often oftentimes ofttntme oftentimes ¬
times I know the remodelling of a dress dressmeans d dmeanll dressmeans
means that some poorer woman Is to toprofit toprofit toprofit
profit thereby One of my patrons at Ons has hastold hastold hastold
told me that her charity account parallels parallelswhat parallelswhat parallelswhat
what she IIh save by having havln her wardrobe wardroberemodelled wardroberemodelledandtbat wardroberemodeliedand
remodelled remodelledandtbat and that < means several everalliun everalliundreds hun hundreds hundreds ¬
dreds every year
to Mount Tamalpais as I made up my tnymind mymind mymind
mind I could write it nowhere else There Thnrewere ThreWBre Therewere
were long draughty corridors in the de deserted deserted doserted ¬
serted hotel where I could take long longwolksjn 10nJwalksJn longwalksJu
wolksjn ray mhlOllvleet heaviest coat It was as good goodexercise goodexercise tooile3erclllO
exercise and the three leaks in the roof roofof rootof
of my bedroom did not even give me a acold acold acold
cold coldBut
But Bu fine Weather came before I bad badllIhed badfinished hadfinished
finished llIhed she says sadly and with it itpeople itpeople itpeople
people people I had to go down to Son n Francisco FranciscoIt
to finish flnlahIt
It takes me a long time to touch the thespring theIpring thespring
spring of a book but when It is once oncowound oncewound oncewound
wound up I want ant to go o right along no noInterruption noInterruptiou noInterruption
Interruption I don t think anything anythingabout anythingabout anythingabout
about filling in a certain rtaln number numberof of words wordsa
a day but I do work steadily going goingto
to bed at 8 oclock and taking long walks walksIn
In the afternoon afternoonWhile afternoonWhile afternoonWhile
While Mrs Atherton refuses to discuss discussher dlllCuseher discussher
her new book she doesnt mind saying sayingthat sayingthat
that she is elated over the winding up of ofa ofa ofa
a letter from John Murray most conser conservative conservatlve censorvative ¬
vative and distinguished of English pub publishers pubIillhelll publishers ¬
lishers which Implies that this is a groat groatwork groatWork groatwork
work This tribute it Booms Is equiva equivalent equlValent auiva auivalent ¬
lent to a whole holoyolume volume of the usual epl epithet eplthe epltheta ¬
the of praise coming as it does from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the conservative ve head of tho house of ofMurray ofMurray pfMurray
Murray which is associated a with tho beat beatliterature bestliterature beetliterature
literature of England EnglandAbout EnglandAbout EnglandAbout
About the book Tower of Ivory the theauthor theauthor theauthor
author In also al o willing to divulge the color colorof
of the binding In fact the dummy rests restsIn
In a place of honor upon the centre table tableIt
It is red not too dull and yet pot too toobright toobright toobright
bright just what the author would pref preferably preferably proferably ¬
erably have for nil books no that they theywould theyWoulll theywould
would look well upon the shelf and not notfight notfight notfight
fight with their neighbors and surround ¬
nits ingsThe I I
The covers of The Conqueror were weredreadful weredrcauful weredreaaful
dreadful she says with a shudder shudderMention shudderMention shudderMention
Mention of The Conqueror makes makesMrs makes11I makesMrs
Mrs 11I Atherton reminiscent reminiscentYou
You have heardof heard lof my literary affair affairwith alralrwith affairwith
with Alexander Hamilton have you youshe youahe youshe
she asks I only heard that phrase lately latelyand Intel Inteland atelynd
and nd think it very good And truly trulycouldnt I Icouldnt
couldnt shelve him him when I had finished finishedtho
I the book I dug him up and went back backand baokand backand
and rewrote the last part I couldnt bear bearto
to give him up upI
1 was much amused by one critic criticsaying orltiolII1ylng criticsaying
saying that the end of tho book showed showedevidences showedevidencts showedevIdences
evidences of fatigue rRtI Ue on my part lie was wasevidently W wasevidently S Sevidently
evidently judging Jud ln me by himself hlm elt poor poorman poorman poorman
man I No doubt he was worn out rushing rushingthrough rushingthrough rushingthrough
through that immensely long book of ofreview ofreview ofreview
review reviewBut reviewBut review93ut
But I never get tired writing my
books i Im not of the four a year yearvariety yearvariety yearvariety
The Theaverage average character In fiction can cannot cannot cannot ¬
not be a veritable picture ploturethAt that would be bebiography beblogrnphy bebiography
biography Alexander Hamilton Is an anexception IUlexcoptlon anexception
exception to this I gave him back to tolife tolife tolife
life just Justns as he was every fact was kept keptonly keptonly keptonly
only the methods m thods of fiction being applied appliedto appliedto
to Interest Inter Intereettho sttho Iho reader and he Is the only onlyman onlyman onlyman
man about whom I have nave ever been In Inspired Inspired Inspired ¬
spired to write in this way
When I was writing Senator North NorthIn
In Bruges in 1888 I read in The American AmericanCommonwealth AmericanCommonw AmericanCommonwealth
Commonwealth Commonw Alth Mr Bryces tribute to toHamilton tolIamllton toHamilton
Hamilton in which ho said it was a pity pitythat pitythat
that so fascinating a character had been beenneglected t beenneglected > een eenncgleoted
neglected That fired me met and when 1 1returned I Ireturned Ireturned
returned to Washington I began to read readup readup readup
up I also saw a picture of him hlmt he was washandsome washandsomo washandsorno
handsome in the way w y that appeals to the themind Ulemind themind
mind mindBut But it was a whole year before I could couldthink couldthink couldthink
think of what I wanted to do with him
1 read histories biographies letters lettersand lettenand lettersand
and all the publlo reports of Hamilton Hamiltonas
as well as of all the men appearing In the thestory thelltory thestory
Josoph Chamberlain after giving an anaddress anaddrell8 anaddress
address in London mostly about Hamil Hamilton Hamlltonapropoll lIamliton ¬
ton tonapropoll apropos of f federation was asked by byan byan byan
an Englishman How do you know so somuch 110much somuch
much about Hamilton It Is onlr reoentl reoentlthat recently recentlythat
that oven we To tell the truth truthInterrupted truthInterrupted truthinterrupted
Interrupted Mr Chamberlain I got It all allout ahout allout
out of that book bookHere hookUereJn bOokiherelnNew
iherelnNew Here UereJn in New York a Colombia Colun la professor profee r
In the reception ro ptl room You you hear the thelatest theIateet thelatest
r latest gossip and tho problems that are areafflicting areamictlng areamlcting
afflicting the customers cu t mers One maid holds holdsover holdsover holdsover
over her patient arm a charming cb rmlng gown gowndesigned gowntc3lgned gowntlc3ignod
designed for a fashionable fashlonabloweddlng wedding The Theowner Theowner Theowner
owner is nearly In tears an she explains explainsher
her dilemma My dear we havo l been beentold beentold > oen oentold
told by the Bishop that ho will not allow us usto UIIto usto
to wear dresses dre aes cut low in the neck nek No Noit Noit Noit
it is i not High 1Igh Church If I it were wer I could couldunderstand culd culdundertd couldunderstand
understand undertd The dress wont look tho thosame thoeme thesame
same eme at all al after aftrltlrmodelt afterltsrcmodelled itw remodelled for those thoseDutch tho thoseDutch
Dutch Duth necks are the cutest cutet styles 8tyle and so sobecoming 80beomlng sobecoming
becoming Oh you YOI could fix it that tht way wayWell wayWell I
Well that is I an Idea Idol Perhaps Prhap that will Uo Uobut Uobut Hobut
but isnt it a shame shameA
A young woman whoso whos family famiy tree tr has hasbranches ha hasbranches
branches branchc in the sky but whose who financial financialcondition fnncial fnncialcondition financialcondition
condition leaves lev much to be dtwired ileih han Itaabrought bl hanbrought
brought in a gown presented prented to her by byone byono byone
one of her rich relatives relatve There are no noreserves norre noreserves
reserves rre in her BOU soul and ad she takes take the tharoomful thermful theroomful
roomful rmful of people pple Into her confidence confidenceShe confdence confdenceSe
She Se Is always alwyl sending me reception receptionand recptionsnd
and carriage cage gowns gwland and I havent haTent got a adecent adent adecent
decent dent tatlormade tallorade to my name Ive Iveactually Iveactually Iveactually
actually got Kt so I have ha to wait until dark darkl darkbefo darkbefore
l before befo > I venture out for a walk and then thenif
if I meet met anybody anyby I know trailing tralng five fiveyards fve fveyars fiveyardsorsoof
yars yardsorsoof yards or BO of chiffon chlron and lace I wiyninly wiyninlythat lynrily lynrilythat
that my motor mo r broko down dow and Im walk walking walking walkIng ¬
ing home 1ou lou ou think you could make a ademltraln ad ademitraln
demltraln d no 1 that I could get et a ahrath breath of ofair ofair ofair
air and a little ltte exercise clercil without tripping trippingon
on my Greek Grk nose nol Thank you yu If I you
said recently reCnty that that he advised Itvillcdhl8 his pupils pupilssvery puplll puplllvery pupilsevery
very year to read The Conqueror lx lxrauae ho hocault hocause >
cause cault ft was the one concrete portrait rralt of
Hamiton Hamilton You noe 8 e the Federalist needed neededdigging nedEd nedEddiggng neededdigging
digging diggng tip and applying the methods of ofthe ofte ofthe
te the novel noveloO8 11 does not 81 scorn woe in to tuo toIiave havo been bn to tohis tobs tohi
his bs hi disadvantage disadvantageWhy dlMdvntal
Why Is it that people pple of tho artistic artistictemperament artistictmpmment artistictemperament
tmpmment temperament so 6 often oftn like lke their creations creationsbetter crentonll crentonllbttr creationsbetur
better bttr than real ralllple ralllplet ieopler ieopler1hat > eople eopleThat
That t ta l very ver simple replies rpUM tho au author author author ¬
thor Of course the writer writr must mUlt lx lxinterested heintrt beInterested >
intrt interested In real rol people pple he must study
life Ufehbut but usually he must mUlt Uiko tko rerl rp1 people peoplees pplo
es 1 he e finds fnd them and ld eoctaUy they are nreoften areoftn areoften
often oftn like lke leeches lohN they ask slly k n I writer ques questions qucsIonllluch queslionssuch ¬
tions lionssuch Ionllluch such questions quttlons on n nocirlism Jillm on ontho ontbe onthe
the future futur of the thenovel ovetl ovel They The either citherwant eitherNt eitherwant
want Nt a chraco c ce to exploit their own ow opin opinions opl opinions ¬
ions 101 or they the want wat you y l to entertain entrin them thornI themthink
I think I hrvo Ivo been bn asked Ikc 40000 40 times timeshow tme tlmoehow
how I write my books booknI bk bkI
I haw people pplo who rj lk ask k how I write writemy writemybook writemy
my mybook books At tho mil 1 of three thr > months monthsin
in the social 1011 world worl I bats everybody everbody everbodyut
But ut tho world of illusions lusiotther there thereyou thereyou
you YOI have thin thing KB All 11 your own ow way wyl You Youmake Youmko Youmake
make mko your people True they often oftendo oftn oftndo oftendo
do an 8 they plmso plf Pl ° hut they the are ar ours oursYou OUI oursYou
them the egoistIcal egolaticalof
You love with moot mot egoltlc1 egoltlc1of
of all a1 passions prjuionsI
I am I plona plonaI nbsorlwd nb8rl In and enthusiastic enthusiastloover enthusinto enthusintoover
over my characters clmrcter > and a1 my l book < clear clearto cenr cenrto
to the moment Iommt they are rr between bctwton covers coversI cver
I get t BO 1 wrapped up oven in the to proof proofrending prf prfIwll proofreading
rending Iwll that tt wrpp my lY bllla hi for alteration nllmtlol are rredreadful Ir aredreadful
dreadful drful I change Mid I polish I polish polinhand plih plihand polishand
and I change even evtn In the foundry foundr proofs proofsI prfsI
I dont cUUIO believe bleo that tmt I cnn C have hve OB a great groatan Irt IrtI
an I affection cectlo for my play pL1YM as for my books booksYou bl booksYou
didnt You knew kew you I won No going to write a play playdidnt ply plydidnt playdidnt
Yes I api In to write wrt n n pU ply play y for Mrs MrsFlake MrsFiskeshall IrsFlkelhall
Flake Flkelhall Fiskeshall shall make the break In I March Marchprol Marh Marhprohably Marchprobably i
prol probably > ably I dont yet know kow whore whor whoreehailwrlto T Tshall 1 1shl
shall shl ehailwrlto write wrlo It but that tht thatwill will wi come tome tomeHow to me meIow meIIow
about aboutAll abut aboutAll How Iow does do the evolution evoluton of a play plw come comeabout comeabut comeabout I
All Al that tht aya saYI the prospective pr0petve play playwright ply plywrilht playwright ¬
wright wrilht Is ibond beyond mo 1 snail shl havo MVO to towrite t towr1t
write writ In my own way wc or not nt 11 nil ni Of Ofcourse Ofcourse Ofcourse
course the sense of form for comes come from fromhaving fromhaving fromhaving
having written so 10 mroiy novels noveltld and short shortstories shor shortstories
stories storlej the dramatic dmtlo sense sen must mut be b in inherent Inherent inherento ¬
herent herent a different sort srt of dramatic ilmnto sense pensefrom sensefrom en e efrom
from that t1t found In tho novel nvel however howeverI bow cr crI
I read rd books bookl end books bk on pUys and rndplaywritlng Ind Ind1yrUlng andplaywriting
playwritlng they the go through the front frontof
of 1yrUlng my head hMI md nd then the back bk So S Im Immerely Im Immerely Immerely
merely going to write a story in I three threeacts thr threeacts
acts Into I1cj shape shapeThat 8hpe If it Iolg is any good goo It cnn C be 0 whacked whackedInto whke whackedinto
That Is why I know kow I shall 8h1 never en enjoy n njoy nJoy
joy writing a play us I do c I book The Thebook Thebook he hebkl
book bkl Is wholly wholy mine mlej butr but I a play p1y belongs belongsto
to so many ly people pple before hefor It U I completed completedIf complet
If I my ply play Is produced pruc I dont want wet to toseo tosee tosee
see It I shall leave the country countryBut cuntr countryBut
But as for the writing writingof of It that tht must mustbo mUlltb mustbe
bo b done by me my own ow way I have h ve the theIdea theIde theIdea
Idea Ide now but I must mUt work to get It Dan Daniel I1 Duziel ¬
iel Frohman Frobmn said You must get a great greatmoment greatmoment greatmoment
moment and work up to it But I cant cantdo Cnt Cntdo cantdo
do that As in my novels of character characterI
I must mUt work out the psychology pcholog Tho Thomoment Thomomet Themoment
moment momet must evolve evolveIt ovolvoI
It I promised promle to be an Interesting Intelilng ad adventure e adventure ¬
venture end cd I like lke adventure evetur laughs InughaMrs laughsMrs
Mrs Mr Atherton AthCrton If I I were ere a man m I should Iahouldbe shouldbo lugs lugsMr
an a explorer explorerA
A Kant at Day Oa StrikeIroin Strike StrikeFrom trikeProm
From the London Lon on aophi trophic trophicThe 1repikThe
The most mos Interesting Interlltna of recent panics panicswas panic
was wa that caused CUllt by Prof Kalbn alb expectation expectationof epctaton epctatonor
of the end of the world orll on November 13 13IdUO isltUU
IdUO 110 One paper paper unimpressed unhIPre td Incorpo Incorporated Incorp incorporated ¬
rated the Information Inronaton In 1111 Its diary MNo1 MNo1nlbe No November Noveniber ¬
vember nlbe 13 tEnd End of the world worl November NovemberIS NovembertQulen NovemberitQueen
IS tQulen itQueen Jucen goes to DrUtol Jrblol Hut thouich thouichwe tloulh tloulhwe
we scoffed acfId Ioe some fame other countries countrlC took the thematter therudter thematter
matter very seriously eerlotinljrIn strlou strlouIn
In Nflvrral vrr1 towns tWUI In Russia Ju81aworkmtl workmen workmenwent workmenwent
went ent on strike strikeheesuso trtkebtcsulu becausa the last lat day was wasat wasat I It
at t hand and theywanted theYwRnte they wanted to t peud the theremaining theremalnlDW theremaining
remaining hours hon With wl their families fal1
could ould make a I chiffon ohlloo evening ening dress dr Into a atweed atweed 1 1twe
tweed tallormade talorde youd be b perfect perfectThe perfe
twe The Tbeproprietr proprietress amiably amIbly responds rpnd to tothis tothis tothis
this that even her er talent has limitations limitationsand lmitatons lmitatonsand
and the next Is heard hear to say after a alow alow alow
low toned tone conversation convorton carried crried on In a acorner acorner acorner
corner of the room rm to which whch a I heliotrope heliotropecachemlro helotrope helotropecachemir helIotropecachemiro
cachemlro cachemir de sole lends lend distinction distinctionNo distncion distncionNo
No I dont want anything anyhing quaint quaintIm
Im not quaint If I Im anything nnytbng Im Imdevilish Imdevilish m mdevllsb
devilish devilishStill devllsb devllsbSti devilishStill
Still Sti another customer cstomer Is raving rvlng ecstati ecstatically ectt ecstatlcally ¬
cally cl over the success aucsa of a 1 princess prlnC gown gownthat gow gowthat gownthat
that has been bn made from the green gn velvet velvetlining velvotlning velvetlining
lining lning of an old time tme opera coat ct which whichfurnished whlcbfurished whichfurnished
furnished furished a surplus 8urplu of material as good goodas g
as new I simply smply couldnt throw that thataway thataway thataway
away Did Dd you over see I such suohanadorble suohanadorbletnt an adorable adorabletint
tint tnt with that tlt shading of gold which the thedead th thdea thedead
dead dea gold old trimming trmming brings bring out And Andonly Andonly Andonly
only < 80 for all al Its Ill a 1 bargain I Icouldnt Icould Icouidnt
couldnt could duplicate duplcato it for SlSOt SlSOtThe 1501 1501The
The mending monlng shop is Itself Itl picturesque picturesqueand picturquoand
and complete cplet It I had been bn originally originallyremodelled originaly originalyremodele originallyremodelled
remodelled remodele from an old time tme roomy stable stableby stableby stableby
by a sculptor who has b sublet It to the thepresent theprnt thepresent
present tenant tent The reception re0pton and try trying tryring trying ¬
ring ing on rooms have hve the woodwork wowork done donenan doneIn
In nan an old bluo and the mission mlon fireplace fireplacewith flrepl fireplacewithtent
with withtent tent shaped top la I painted pint in the same samecolor sme smeoolor samecolor
color with shap short settles stto on either side and andsook andbk andbook
book bk shelves sbelve conveniently convenienty placed plc The Thefashion To Tofo Thefashion
adheres to certain certainextent certainextent certainextent
fashion fo hlon in furlehlng furnishing adher t a
extent to the 186070 1870 era There is a amarble amarble amarble
marble top table tble oval ovl frames containing containingancestral containg containganctral containingancestral
ancestral anctral portraits Prtrita the mahogany mhogy sofa sofaund eofannd sofaand
und chairs chilll are ar covered with old time timelue timeblue timeblue
blue damoaso dma and the long windows are arejrought arebrougt arebrought
brought Into perspective prspectve by latticed latic tops topsrom top topsfrom
brougt from rom which hang valanced valnc curtains with withblue withblue withblue
blue arabesques arollque on a pale ple tan ground groundOuUidethe gound goundOutlde groundOutside
OuUidethe Outlde Outside the windows are boxes boxe of winter winter
not potbe be so o astonishing astonishingIn astnishing astnishingIn
In 1863 183 the th women who were knocking knockingat kocllng kocllngat
at Columbias door were wer quieted qulet for a atime atme atime
time tme with the announcement announcment that they theymight theymlgbt theymight
might receive rcive tho degree deg Then they theydiscovert tey teylscvelt theydiscoverod
discovert lscvelt that no provisions proviions had been beenmade bn bnmde beenmade
made mde for studying for that degree degr Leo Lecture Lc Lctur Leoture ¬
ture tur rooms laboratories laboratorie and libraries librarieswero Ibrrlo
wero closed clos to them in fact tholr only onlyprivileges onl onlyprivileges
privileges prlvleges were examinations which whic they theywere tey teywer theywere
were wer pretty prty sure of not being bing able to topnsa top topass
pass p Only one of the twentyeight twentyeightyoung twentylht twentylhtyoung
young women who registered rgister for a I degree degreeover degr
ever attached attache the te letters letter to toher her name nameOne nme nmeOne nameOne
One of those thl who sought to take a acolle 11olejo acollege
colle olejo college o course oour and found themselves themselvesbaffled thero themsevesbalThd
baffled bamt by these Ue8 conditions conditons resolved rslved to todo todo todo
do what she could to secure cure equal e11 right righUand rightand rightsand
and privileges prvieges In the educational e ctlonal field fieldfor feld feldfor fieldforher
for forher her sex This was Mrs l Annie Nathan NathanMeyer Nathaneyer NathanMeyer
Meyer eyer then a young wife of 21 21She 21She 21She
She made mde a personal pernl appeal to every everymember everymember everymember
member of the board br of trustees trt and andfinally andfnly andfinally
finally fnly presented preant a petition petton signed alged by byforty byforty byforty
forty prominent Jromlnent citizens ctzn of New Ne Yor YorSand Yorand Yorand
and Brooklyn promising promisin financial fncIl sup support IUpport support ¬
port If permission perllSlon were obtained obtled for the theestablishment th theltablrment theestablishment
establishment eltablrment of a separate IPrte college colez for forwomen forwomen forwornon
women where Whel they might work under underthe underthe underthe
the supervision superl lon of Columbia ColumbI and receive receivethe rlve rlvethe receivethe
the university univetlt degree degr The ThepplUon ThepplUonwall proposition propositionwas
was favorably favorabl received rolved not because buBe It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was the fourth fourt nor because bou tho trustees trusteeswero trata trataw trusteeswIro
wero w r weakening wekenln In Intelr their stand tnc but be becaum beoun beoaus
caum oun it was tho first frst that did not notprant notprantooeuctlon present presentcoeducation presentcoeducation
coeducation ooeuctlon as n its fundamental rdamentl fundasnentalprlnciplo fundasnentalprlnciploThe principle principleTho princple princpleTho
Tho trustees trustecI with wit the exception of Presi PresiUont Pr Pji4dent
dent lUrnard IJrn were wer not in favor fvor ct < that thatmethod tI thatmethod
method methOdbtlAdIY but gladly received roaIVe a proposition propositionfor Pr tlon tlonCo
for Co an aamUat affiliated college wuleh 1hle e1miek4L should 8u1 8u1J
J 4L > T
green Through Tugh a allpco spacious dining dgT dInIugroev dInIugroevdone roeer roeerdonn
dOM gn in blue damass dm dainassd and a fllled m with wIUvColonial withColonial
Colonial Clonial mahogany a path paU leads le tq tqdainty vq tt > I Idainty
dainty dinty bedroom broom mogy where the lattice 1ttoo work workof work workof i
of the salon elon Is I continued contnued as a frieso friea over overa ov ova
x xhere
a delicately delctely toned tone wall wl the decoraMe de doco1aMhere i
here of English Eglsh chintz chitz and ad this th thisto fa I tartK tartKto
to a roofed over annex which in summer summeris Bue 4 4Is
is designed delged to be a tea t garden ge gardenDownstairs t tDownstairs
Downstairs Dowstair are the repairing roojsM roojsMThere TQeThere
There Ter are heaps hep of reception roprng roprngTer carriage carriageand O i iand
and dinner gowns go ready for the scruUny scruUnyof ey eyof
of the remodelling remodeling eye and in addition additionquantities adt addiUoquantities
quantities quttes of French Fnch lingerie lingrie table tabJi ser services eorvices ¬
vices and bits of lace laceFrom booFrom laceFrom
vces From the heap an exquisite exqu1ite bedspread bedspreadis bDr
is I lifted ltedand and shown shoW The medallion menon menonpriclel medallIonpriceless of1 of1priceless
priceless priclel lace ac In the centre cntre has b been bn torn tornby Jo Jobythenailsofapetdogafldithasbeef m mby
by bythenailsofapetdogafldithasbeef bythenailsofapetdogafldithasbeefbrought the nails nanl of a pet pt dog and it has hll beeff beeffbrought b
brought brough to the mending shop to be b re repaired r yepaired
paired One of the special corps whose whoseexperienced who whoseexperienced
experienced experienc needle nele is only employed employO employOunderear o ounderwear on onunderwear
underwear underear is duplicating duplcting a set st of French Frenchlingerie Fc Frenchlingerie
lingerie for a trousseau troUeau the cost ct of f th thfinished tM tMillhed thfinished
lngrie I
finished illhed articles arlcee three thr In number numbr tobe tobeS12S tb
made of sheerest linen linenhandworked linenehandworked
S12S 125 They are shert U
handworked entirely and trimmed trime with1 with1real velthreal I Irl
hdworkeentrely real rl Irish point On tho sleeves over overU tba tbabreast tl tlbreast
breast brst and plnt knee ke monograms monogm are deM deMoatoly d de4cately
cately embroidered embroider so that they theylo theyloI lookM lookMif
if woven In the fabric fabricPieces fabricPieces r rPe
Pieces Pe of lingerie lngrie that thlt have havea hve bW bWa beent1 beent1a
a little ltte are waiting waitng to bo b repaired repairedwaists repir Ij Ijwlst O Owaists
the and andspecial 1w 1wspecial
waists wlst are a counted by score scor 18 18speCial
special room stocking stoking darners drerso darnersarefttWMt darnersarefttWMton are atWo11 atWo11on lt lton
on silk lk hose hO some of it valued value at 15 15and 25 W9 W9and 60 60and
and even more a pair pairAll pir I 0 0AU i iAll
All of this says eys the proprietress proprietru proprietrushewIve a aa aashe < 3 3she
she shewIve waves her hand with an expansive expansivegesture expl explgeture oxpanslvegesture
gesture before the mending mendng shop sho a ainstalled at atInstalled
installed in tan was either thrown throw away awyor or orgivs orgivsaway givettw givettwaway lv f faway
away l
Stencil WUli 11 lIl Thrtrcn Thirtrc Students ltndmt Twenty TwentyARO Twentyesrs rnt
11 esrs Age Ajf Hm n 8OO MOftory t40Mlory Hlery or the theto tht theMiruagli
Miruagli tnlcl to Open Opln the Door oon of Co Coliimtita Co Celuinbta
liimtita to llomrn flonienJlesults onlnJtutl ne ult Achlc Achieved ArhlendIen AchievedWhen rtl rtlWhen
When Ien Barnard Brnar College Clel celebrates clebrt the theonehundredth theonehundrth theonehundredth
onehundredth onehundrth anniversary anniverr of the birth birthof
of Frederick Frerick Augustus Aululltu Sorter orter Barnard Barnardfor Brnar
for whom it was WIS named name next nex Saturday Saturdayit Sturay SturayIt
it will wi celebrate clobrte Its it own twentieth tenteth birth birthday birthdy birthLay ¬
day dy nt the satno saro time timeThough timeTboURh timeThough
Though twenty yearn yel Is i not a hoary hoaryage hory horyIgt hoaryage
age Igt even n I college colege may my be expected expct to toachieve toachlee toachieve
achieve in that tht span spn something smething which whichwill wlc wfllchwill
will wi bo a cause cU80 of gratification Kratfcaton to those thosewho tho thosewho
who brought it up Uf Barnard Imai stands standsnow
now as an a oxponent of the successful successfulaffiliated succ8ful succ8fulIfJated successfulaffiliated
affiliated IfJated college cllege of the East Est much to tothe tote tothe
the te surprise SurllO of some m8 people pple who ho saw its itsbeginning It it itbeginning
beginning bgiimlng Many 1any thought at the time timethat tre trethat timethat
that an al Institution Inltltuton where whlro the students studentscould studentaculd studentscould
could culd receive fclve a I university degree degr under underseparate underlprato undersoparato
separate lprato instruction Instlction by the university universityfaculty unlv universityfaculty llty lltyfaculty
faculty was WI only a I makeshift mkesift until utl co coeducation 0 coeducation ¬
education euoton could bo established t8ablled It I may mayseem my my8m mayseem
seem 8m curious curloU at the th outset oult that coeduca coeducation cuen cuenlon coeducation ¬
tion lon never wax WI established etbllse since snoa the man manwhose m manwhose
i whose whot name nme the college oolege bears br was one oneof oneof oneof
of the to most ardent arent coeducatlonalists coeducatlonalistsIn oucUonJsta oucUonJstai
In the country countr but when it la further furtherknown furtherknown furtherknown
known that three thre distinct dilltnct attempts to toestablish toestablish
establish ethlll coeducation cucton at Columbia Clumbi had hadfailed hadfalN hadfailed
failed falN before befof 1R83 1M because becus the trustees trusteesof trSI
of Columbia Clumbio did not approve of it I it may
not add to the responsibilities rpollblU of the te ual ualverslty uJ uJvOllllty university
verslty nor be a drain upon Its treasury treasuryA trur j
A building buidin at 313 1lain Madison avenue lavenuewithin lavevt lavevtwlhln avenuewithin
within a few fe blocks bloks of the old Columbia Columbiabuildings CIUb Columbialuidings
buildings buidin on FortynlnUi street strt WMJVJ WMJVJopened wss wssopened l
opened in the fall tal of 18SO 180 wIth one das dasof clase claseof
of opned thirteen thiren students student who considered clldr thorn thassselves t ff ffselves
selves very lucky lue Ten of the theCll ColumWaP ColumWaPprofeesoro olwfiL olwfiLprufersors f fprlere
profeesoro prlere ver were delegated delegat to teach thte ttesft ttesftyoung ese5 ese5young ±
young women and one woman woml was put puton piston i
on the faculty facultyto B as excusively exclusively bOn belongin belonginto r rto
to Barnard Barnarda Bar Th ThiawasMiss WI18 MI8 EUy EmilyOregoe EmilyOregoea Ore 1 1a
a graduate graduateon of Zurich and an autor authorlty authorltyon yt yton
on gruate botany botan In this science lieno and In i cheat cheatIstry o obeseistry t tIstry
Istry two laboratories lboratorio were wer fitted ftt up sad aadopened sadopened
opened to t IA special students student in these the sub subjects eb subjects a ¬
jects jeta As they were the only places pla where wherewomen wherewomen Wh
women might do original oriinl research tr1 work workIn Yr J JIn
In New York they were ere crowded croded all day dy dylong daylong
long even In summer lummor lummorThe summerThe
The rest res of the thebuidlng building was usedfor usedforclassrooms W19 useclIorclassrooms
classrooms clarml and In the butlers pantry pantrywere pant pantrywere
were stored the hats coats cota umbrella4 umbrella4lunches umbrli umbrellaalunches
wer lunches stor and other oter personal plnl property propryil of oftho ufthe I
the students studentsAs > iAs i >
As the college coleo was filling flng and not creatr creatrIng ct ctIng creatring
Ing a want as a President Prldent Low Lw said 114 at attml the thetime thetime
time the authorities authortie turned ture away mon moncandidates porcandidates
candidates ondidat tml than they admitted It I is t o to tothe t tothe
the persistent persistnt adherence adhernco to t uniformly uniformlyhigh unifory uniforyhigh uniformlyhigh
high standards stndads that Barnard B ascribes ascribesIts lb
Its success auco for in all ni these the years it It has hasrequired b hasrequired
required the same entrance entrc examinations examinationsas exitiope
ruir as for the men in spite of the occasional occasionaldisplays Olonal Olonaldisplays occasionaldisplays i
displays of leniency on tho part of Botaet Irn of oftho Ofthe t j jtho
tho older professors who wanted wantd par WrnalM WrnalMit tl t8ZflaI t8ZflaIit
it easier eler lor the te girls Such professor professorfound prof proffound profesaorafound
found to their surprise surris that tht they didnt didnthave ddnt ddnthave didnthave >
have to do this and that tt teaching tehIg girls girlswas gIrlwas l
was on the wholo more moreaatfactort1 moreaatfactort1thing satisfactory thai thaiteaching tha thateaching
teaching thing boys boysThey boyaThey boysThey
They are a more mor seriously interested Inte m mtheir hi hitheir Intheir
their work said sid one of them th m and andll andllto MeM see4nto v vto
to come for the ie purpose of learning lolnf eomel eomelthing 8 someIthing
thing undergraduate undergraduateIn thlrg which is purso somewhat somehat unusual unusu in i the theundergraduate te teunderlruate Ut Utundergraduate I IIn
underlruate In 1801 l81 the college coleRe had h paid all Its it debU debUand de deand dobland
and was sufficiently sufficienty endowed enowed to insure isuraseveral i iaeveml insureseveral ¼
several more years yer existence edstce In InI8I InI8Iwhen IMC iOe1 iOe1when fj fjwhen
when Columbia Clumbi moved to t 1lorgr 1lorgrHeighta Ts1oruIngsWHeights MornlngsVder MornlngsVderHeights
Heights Barnard Brnard moved movMupt up too and took tookpossession t tookpossession <
possession llon of of the land it now occupies occupieson oplM oplMon
on Broadway Brdway which was a 0 gift git frotit frotitMrs t troftiMrsAAAnderson r
Mrs M MrsAAAnderson A A Anderson Andeln
Since Sin then it has grown with rtpid rtpidstrides Id IdItde ldstrides
strides Itde In 1906 19 the Alumnm Alumnl Irwn Ass6claU Al Aes caU 1 r < W Wsupported it itsueported < 1
supported IUPfrd a temporary tmpor dormitory dormito in ll Idneighboring a aneighboring ir
neighboring nelghborinl apartment apament house hous vhfrh hfch h el was wasa w wa waa
a stepping steppig stone to the permanent tort dor dormitory dormitory ¬ j
mitory mltoryBrks Brooks Hall Hal at prn 110th 16t street streetWith atr tt ttWith ed edWith
With a I registration reg 1traton of 800 8 students Itudentl Itudentlcolego tit titcollege thcollege
college colego Is again ain In need ne of more moreeiow moreeiowroom eftxrw eftxrwroom eli
room roomAt roomAt roomAt
At the celebration celebmton on Saturday SturdaTa afteiv afteivnoon att rt rtnoon
noon In the Barnard Brnard theatre President PresidentNicholas p pNichola Fte1defttNicholas
Nicholas Nichola Murray Mury Butler Buter will wi speak about1 about1the ab ab0t ab0tthe
the growth of the college colege after Josebh JosebhU JOsePII
U Cnoate Chote has ha given an outline outine of the o MfsT MfsTof H ftr ftrof
I of President Prident Barnard Brd Among Amongtheorigi Amongtheoriginal the theorid theoridnl orljLi orljLinal
nal nl trustees trt who will wi be present are Mra1 Mra1Alfred M Mr MrAlfred
Alfred AlredMeyer Meyer Joseph II 1 Choato Cote CoteA George OeorgaA
A Plimpton Jacob Jaob H Schlff ShUr 4 d > Hvs HvsTumml M MJanies
Jaes Janies Tumml TnWtl Ta tt ttDe J <
r rDeer
Deer De r for Nova Scotia ScotiaFrom Scota ScotaI Scotialroa
From zr th Ac St John Jo1 Jol t Hun HunBy 81n 1 I i2 i2By > v vDeer >
I By employing wodmen woodsmen to track tre f fanimals J Jnlml Ik Ikanimals
animals nlml on snowshoes nowshos the Government OOTernme OovarnmentoC OovarnmentoCNova oC oCNova o
Nova Scotia Bcotl hopes within withi the to prewar prewarmonth preM preMmonth J
month toeecure tOeur twenty fine fne New NewDID Brunawtoajf BrunaiM BrunaiMdeer I
deer to transplant trplant Into the penlnaul pnlu pentnauis1breedIng lw lwbreeding t
breeding brelne purposes purpe rmiJon Permllon P to torud ruadajRi ruadajRithe
the deer has Jut be ben been n granted Jrnleby by the 4 1 1Brunswick l wy j jDruuwlok
I Druuwlok Brunswick runs wick Government Gvrmont Some vears vearsthis vers versthill vearen vearenthis
this same eme privilege prlvleae was a given hea by bytl bytk tttejewi tttejewiGovernment 4 4Oovornment
Government but the whole lot weresawlr weresawlrsecured we wares se sesecured
secured Those which were werdrtven driven drivenfound DVMtfeM D Dfound < v vfound
found to have Increased Increed In numbers numbr numberarwy numberarwyeatlstactortly wrpr wrprsatisfactorily
satisfactorily <
MteCctorlv New Brunswick ruDldck sportsmen are r a asea iI4q iI4qsee
sea ee the deerthlnned deer ii er thinned out even to thU thUextent t1a t1aeltent th thextent
tho hs deer blamed to f fpractiati
extent for der are blmettlpretc mw mwpractical <
practical for extermination etermiton 11 of the thewith cVMHil cVMHilwith t tlh
pretc with lh which they carry carr on a perpeta perpetakllllno perpetkilling rt
kllllno some lu I light Ilbt and and an frighten frightensurvivon fright rrhrhtunhol frighturvivors O
survivon unhol to o n 1haunt mew w haunts throutk throuckiesineaily broul MUjM MUjMkaB f
kaB l iesineaily Bee > ea elr greater reter numariqal auerlql I tr t agJivla uiU1l uiU1lsW sW v1 r
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