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EVENING IEDGER-fHlLADELPHlA, SATTTBPAY, SEPTEkBER 19, 19ll WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO KNOW-THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATR03 MRS. EDITH The pemonalltv of Mis UJith W i'loic Is an Intfi ostitis and most attractive one She if tlie only woman i-.ery appointed oilleiall.v a' Special Inspector In the lu rii of Highways, ami Street Clean'ng. lie: appointment tool: place in the fol lowing way. One day. about tluee veui i ago. on aiming at iJroad fctieet sta- din- and White hit oh' ELLEN ADAIR GETS SEAGULL'S GIFT AS SHIPGAINS SPEED Bit of Seaweed a Token of Happiness to Come. Ocean Liner Makes Stop at Queenstown. VT. feoullianiptoit water on a summer morn ing ami the little wavelets ipaikllng In the bum1 The sea Kttlls ill clod round Mid round with Rtiango and cui lous cries, and oh' the freshness and the utter clean ness of their snow) wings' Alone 1 stood upon the stceiaac- deck, and watched the aliorei of England alow lecede. The ocean aoon would i oil between and oh' I loved inv native land! "Goud-b.vo, good-bve, dear England," I was saying desperately, "and many waters cannot quench love!" I Then nct Declined a curious thing, and , one which gate me eournso once again, for as I leaned against the steerage rail I wfth sad and tenr-dlmmed eye a fo'i-tarv- fa mill came to int. and in hei benk I saw something strange. I am not nupentlllous, but m heart ftood 'till and breathlesslv t watched her. Oh, Inrci of promise on the water", beating a token of i cunning hope! Above m liad the circled, high o'ei that Bfltn , coal italned emigrating crowd, na clean an J pui-e and snow usi the drifting ..loud aboxe, and uttering stiange ctie3 of pio tet at the scene she saw. "Poor, ti - ing, eai th-stalncd men and vvonvn on the steciage deck." the sea gull cne.l Mature Is always cle.m and fresh a 1 joung You. too. tan llv- a' flesh aim c.ean and fall as I. Look up thiour iratute unto nature's God, foi you hae linmoi tallty! ' St'A GfLLS VALIXD GIFT ; Down at ni feet a little piece of sea wed fluttered fiom that se.iblid'"! beal. No olive blanch borne on dovoN wings i cnulu have brought a kindlier message "It Is a token that tho Hoods will pa.'.", and 1 slnll onto mor know uue hap piness. I cilcd: "and man watei cannot tjueni.li eternal loe.' I have that little piece of 3-avvecd still, and never shall I part with it Th umi.t Atlantic liner swept uloni; " ... r. ,!,. I...,.!... ' "ff., " pa3t PoitRinoutli an nine fng... " ;," f tion fiom New Yoilc, sh- noticed how shins Austere and proud the eruiseis fooke'd that July morning In their dear veiy d'rty the atiects woie, and wondered gray dignity' Around them hung a cei- j it it might not oe possible to do some- tain brooding all or stillness, tin- uum. before the coming world-wide stoim Down vuit the Isle of Wight we n.uick- K- sned and out into the Knglisli Ui.in nei A bell clanged loud and i-n.il nr was announced. I went below 4nitiwi the Etcerace crowd The stnr Line cares well for all, I shrank away from all these strange , ompanlonsl On one side, was a Uus Man Pole unkempt, uubhaven and un washed. Ills matted beard and Strang wild ee gave me a. vague uneasli-, anu he consumed plateful after plateful with ravenous rapidity On the othiv side was a. Galiclan woman with a tired, ,ail lountepance. a walling baby cling ing to her lap I think a Raphael would iisr-JnTld to paint her sweet Madonnu 'ie tee-age quarters were constructed 6-t,ie accommodation of 3'VO soula et ,Pa bare SCO emigrants occupied th-m soon as possible I hurried up on .. again. But what a change was Gone was the sunlight, gone the -'&kllng -waxes a wall of densest fog ' met mv gaze. A sound, a dreary fining sound, as of some lost soul btfemncd to drift thee desolate waters, l's walling from abuve our fog-horn, tndtng Intei-mlttentls ! f stood and cnid In the muflled mist. 1 STRANGE CALL TRO.M FOU A curious eerie call responded on a igher ke so near It sounded that I imarply turned to see If tt wcro bv me. But no the dcl: was ompty. and tlin cold gray fog still wrapped us round ' The. stiang calling and answering con tinued. I watched and waited, then on a midden started in alarm. I"or from that mist there roon emerged a .shape, a tower ing awt-somo shape, that i'e I think for fifty feet above the sea I g'.itnped a great anil si'ont prow then swathing mlHts enshrouded all again. Was tt a phantom of my stupid brain, I wondered "The Kaiser id.-lm's racing us. I think. ' I heard u youthfud officer ex claim "Sh3'a a magnificent boat " The curious, vague alarm still clung around me. In that rtpnsp fog how easy to collide' My thoughts flew baek to that eaily morning tragedy of a short time ago, when, within sight of shore, tile Empress of Ireland sank fcilent to her last resting plate beneath the detp, rslm watets of th vast rit. Lawrence Pool Lauren' e In Ins and hit) brilliant actress wife' No moi-e wo see them on the Lon don bo.trds' t paw hlra one In ' Th Unwritten Law." and mother said the great Su Henry had como baqlt to ua again Great son has gone to Join a greater father Tim afternoon slipped b- and evmng brought us to the, shores of France The i Channel fog had lifted now, and "her hourg was in sight. A bustling little ten- i iler hurried out, laden with passengers i for tlm big Atlantie liner Dear sunaot i off the coast of France. I see again ym.r glory and your gold' The tender radi ance of the deepening sky cast glowing shadows limned the gold and twilight long upon the steerage deck, till purple shadows Ilmmeil tlio gold and twilight deepened on the shores of France A STOP AT QUBENSTOWX At ien?th tlio lateness of the hour com polled me to go down below Uut I was loth to leave that perfect stene I think the haples Mary Stuart lovcl wuen, lingered no longer than did I and aw th shores of her bt loved France recede with no more sad ' aqleu! r found my sleeping place was shartd by flv other und 1 hastily scrambled Into tlm topmost berth I'pon a veritable Jacob's pillow, m tired head rested, and I believe the drp.tms of Jacob must have coma to me that nlsht At Queenstown the next Udj we paused. T.ie little town laj, m Its quiet hollow, and oh' the greenness of the IJmerald Isle Waves splnshed o:yaint the treach. eious rock-bound toast, and cautiously we awaited the outtoming tender At gucenst'j'vn. too I saw a curious sight four little row boats moored btstde the great Atlantic liner and from these, weather-beaten Irish peasant women. bint on selling Iilsh lace anl fruit at exorbitant pi Ices to the pasengeis. were lied around the walat bj great lopes, and slowly hauled for M feet abtuid our mUhty e!sei. ine nisi uooaru, a nig, 1 dark, handsome woman, was a, regular mountaineer, for with the agility of a tiy on the window pa'is she planted large de. tf-rmlned feet m the side of the liner and HUrally walked up' Her landing on the steerage d-ck wan scarcelj giaccful, for the two snub-nosed, freckled Irish Yiota who manipulated the gieit rope erk.d it suddenl at the end She shot amongst Us 1-ead rlrst feet lust "Och. "tilt, , ye fule" s,ie uitJ amid he WOMEN HIGHWAY INSPECTOR HAS INTERESTING PERSONALITY BEFORE THE SANDMAN COMES W. C llrs. Edith . Pierce Kxlcnds Her Acidities lo Looking After WeU'arc oi' Those iNecding Help. thing to improve them She dls.ussed the matter vvlth several persons, and fmalh talked It ovei with the Chltf of the Bureau of Highways, stating that she would like to be appointed as ,i Special Inspector of Stie'-t Cleaning Tina sug gestion the chief rather welcomed A short time later a notice was Issued to the effect that a Civil Service examina tion would be held on a certain date for a woman Inpectoi of Street Cleaning and that the woman with the highest average would be given the position The examination was a most difficult one. oaeh applicant having an equal tip portunltv. Out of 15 contestants, Mrs Pierce came out on top with Hying colors and at once revived the appointment which, need.ss to sat, she ha In every I AN you imagine sunset without pink and rose, without violet and blue? With no softly tinted clouds chasing over the sky and no gorgeous crimson ball drop ping lower and lower towards the horizon? Yet in some lands the sun just slips out of sight, without color or glow Listen to the story of how the beautiful sunsets came to be. Long years ago the sun shone with all his fiery fury through the long day all the time from sunrise till he dropped out of sight in the west. lie thought that was the tight way to do, you see One da two little cloud fairies met each other in the sky. "Isn't the sun a peifcctly awful pet sou I" said one. "Oh, no, he isn't awful at all," said the other pleasantly, "he is merely stupid." "Stupidl" exclaimed the lirst fairy in amazement; "how do you make that llic second fairy chuckled softly. "That's easy! He is so very stupid he thinks he has to shine his very hottest and hardest all the day." "Yes. but that moves how powerful he is," said the first fairy. "Not at all," replied the other; "it merely proves he only knows now to do one thing. Now I could make the sun really famous if I had the chance 1 want." ..,',, , "What's that? What's that?" cried the sun in his gruff, fiery voice. "Who's talking about met" "I am," replied the fairy bravely. I was wishing I could make you fa mous." ..... "Make me famous," cried the sun in disgust. "Don't you know I am famous already?" "Famous as a hot-head, fiery person mavbe." replied the fairy, "but I could make you famous for your beauty and softness, your color and glow. "Who caics about such trifles as those?" said the sun lieatcdJi'. " daz zle the world with my fire and light that is enough." , ,, r But he couldn t forget what the fairy had said. He thought of it all the hours. 'Beauty.' she said. I wonder what 'beauty' would be like? Would it be as great as strength? . "You could hac both," whispered the fairv. who happened by just then. "Vrvn v'nii have only strength, but I the poorer classes on such subjects as ,.a1 e you how to have beauty, top. The hot old sun tnougnt a wmic. then be said. "Very well, I have tried strength and it is good give me SoaV;!e'n'v -""ed '''' mates and ihev ill aped the sun vtth shimmevy coiirfs. So the fairy called her mates and thc draped the sun with shiinmery - . m. ..... I tt... 1.. ne , oil,. 1 clouds, tncy tiiitcu lut ai a ....- ! I TI.,,.. -.ftnnnd tile lint MVS tO d UUVV. i ntj sw.kv-..x. - twilight glow. And the old sun was pleased and happy and thanked the fanes for their c' Aunr inr.e that day the sun PIERCE dhection tilled most capabl.v end cm- tlentlj. Her work Is pieventlvo in thaiacter. I Siio goes to the dlffcient schools and , gives little helpful talks to the children c?ne wsica sociiii ceniies, ami mmiucia the disposal of their gaibagc und other houehold waste. The executive ab'llt and Indefatigable working powers of Ml. Pierce ale too well known to detail. She has a convinc ing wav of putting an uigument pefullai lv hei own, and a happy lactfulnea? which makes her Ideas appeal to nil nlasses, foi she Is careful of the feel ings of all I Mi Pinico was appon ted bv Director j Portei to be Vice Chairman of the Phila delphia Municipal Committee of the Car nival of Safety to be held In Convention Hall September 2f. IS, 2. She has worked di and night all summei. with not an hours vacation, in hei "fl'oits to make the affair a success The carnival Is to MISTER TOA-D -'Ca ' You hat! better go 'way. Mister Toad; fiVv. I Don't stay sittmu there in the rodd. L (A I rm atraiu you u De nurt 71 v' And be squashed in the dirt 1 When the cart comes along with a fS?(J) load SA O Now, wii do uu mink- mere so saa- 'flfrirM You puff out as if jou were mad. tT L-. i Look pleasant, please do; s? i I won t bother you, j- 'n I For you cat all the bus:-, that are bad yf7J Coprlclit, 1011, Malcolm Sanders Johnston y J-flyJ I y v. p i Jm&r rOJ i s - r. i rjo&r?n-j t x - s. is w r a bo held under the auspices of the city I .'..., u. ,m, nuinnntide and hi- Government. Ilnr enthusiasm has over- -ncuvs '-' "" p . . , .....ipr .is come obstacles that would have dlscoui- , beauty in the evening. And under ills aged mam- a man As on- i-istanee of I strength the trees and tlovvcrs grow, her ahilit tn accomplish things, she t but under his beauty people love anci his succeeded In gttlng an ppropiintion I arc happy and the old sun is still thtnush Councils of $;ii. needed to take I nmlerin"- which is the better, caie of the expenses of the ehlblt CL A.RA-INGRAM JUDSON. Copviight, liH Clara Ingram Judson. UNFORGETTABLE I nev er learned the wonder of that lane I Drenched with the summer rain, Where through my bovlsh feet weio wont to pa.ss. Until 1 left for the passionate town. Marble and Iron and hi ass. Filled with all laughter; ca, and filled, alas, With life's immortal pain, vimn T beheld Its magic. Then I knew i How every rosebush grew, How eveiy leaf rocked in the wind' blown noon, Far, far away l saw it noncatn me, moon fin Tn.itchlcss nights of June, I when tho untarnished silver of the sky Poured through the boughs. And two young lovers whispered deathless vows, 1 And then I heard : Tncn sonir-enrunturcd bird l'ipo his mad music as we wandeied by. I bieatlied the fragrance of tho haw thorn flowers. I drank tho Joy that the black cup of night Poured for my youth's delight While round about me from gieat steeples und towors Tho punctual city clocks sounded the rushing houm. I shall go back some day To the enchantment of that wildwood way I I'&f- yy&ii-x ill rn , k,i'j '-: i ?S(io ! - ' & i fct r ir '- a xi- i ' - &?" ,'' 1 t :-' .; l -o.I $ 1 '.I' 's P --s- V-VV ll "1 1 tv: - i -'Kblm M M. !?" ?i-' !rrK v . r ,,J , , i v -W'$ ., V " v.;'-;, - ,, ' v'' '. j , ; SMART WALKING SUIT OF TWEED OR HOMESPUN AMERICAN WOMAN FORCED TO WATER GERMANS' HORSES Civil Wnr Veteran and Niece Have Trying Experience. PATHS, Sept 10. Tr.vlng espmlenccs befell Major Edwin Jacob Stivers, U. S. A., rctlied. and his niece, Miss Stivers, who were caught in the line of battle at Vaumoise, a little villngo about 43 miles northeast of Pails The American Ambassador, Myron T. Ilunick, learned of the mnjoi's pu liation and sent Lieutenant IMwin St. John Qrebel, Jr., one of the young army officers attached to the embassy, in an automobile to bring tho major and his niece to Paris. Lieutenant Grebel found the Amciican, who Is in his SHh ycai, biol.en In health Tho major aid the Uritlsh tioops had been In the village August Sft and .11 and the Germans from September 1 to 10. There had been a good deal of shooting mound his cottage. He polntid a small Amciican flag on a piece of bniul, which he nailed to the cottage, and this was usually respected. Miss Stivers, howevei, was made to do all kinds of work for the German soldiers, such as .serving them at table, making tea and watering their horses. AH their food was taken except potatoes, and on them alone they lived for several days. Pome of tho last Geimans to pass thioiigh, Major Stlvf rs iald, declared they had had scaicely anything to eat for thrco davs. Ho bays ho saw them eat raw pota- ' toes and carrots. DUCHESS AND HER RED CROSS WORKERS SAIL FOR ENGLAND As all means of communications with sh-ill know once attain the scent of I Pdr,s hud been cut' Mnjor s,lver3 was "" ImLi? alik to send word to Ambassador Jler- W0MAN OF TITLE EARNS LIVING BEHIND THE COUNTER Divorced Wife of Lord Affleck Em ployed in London Store. I.adv Affleck, who has divorced her husband, Sir Robert Affleck, had an In teresting e-tperlence after parting with turn, feho decided that her financial posi tion compelled her at once to fceek a living, and. beinsr a sonnlble woman with very little onobbcrv about her, she sought a position in a large English department store Her attractions, ptiaonahtv, knowledge of foieign languages and other excellent qualifications quickh enabled her to And an admirable position For she became second saleswoman In tlve costume de partment of one of the largest establish ments In Oxford street, London, and, un der the nime of "Madame Julie," soon made a great reputation as u splendid bustr.ers woman "I had soma rather amusing expe riences," fcajs she "One daj I had Just concluded a, sale in French with a Pailstan customor. and as I turned away another customer patronizingly remarked. 'How wtll educated you shopgirls au nowadays! Do you attend evening classei?' " SUFFItAOISTS PLAN MEETINO County Convention to bo'' Held nt New Century Club, A county convention of the Woman Putfrago party will be held In this city at the New Cei.tury Club on South Thir teenth street In October. Plans for the event now aie being made under tho di rection of Mlsa Llda Stokes Adame, the vice chairman PIstrlct leaders and or guuUera from surrounding counties will participate. Plans also are being mad for the week preceding tho convention, and the parti is preparing for a bazaar and dans.int at tho New Century Club at Chrlstmae Tne barnar will be open afternoon and evening and an admission fee will be charged for the dances All the monuy ic-celved from sales above expenses will be given to the State for its work In the coming ''ear In tho cool summer dusk. And lay my head upon Night's pillow: lav Mv fevered body where tho blossoms sway Against tho civet cut tains of the dark, I shall see glovvwomib light theii little spark In tho hushed ovenlng; hear the crickets croon, And marvel nt the moon. Charles. Hanson Towne. rick Tears camo into his eyes when he s-avv tho uutomobltn on which was pulntcd "In the service of the Ambassador of the United Stntes." Within an hour lit nr.d his niece and a pet bird weie on their way to Paris Maior Stivers was born in Biooklyn, O , and distinguished himself in tho Civil War. He waa mentioned bv General Itosecrana for conspicuous gallants In the battle of Chlckanmuga. His homo rec, ntlv has been In Paris. r x? " v ' S. " N" . nT S.5 Vfe. '. u ; N&sssii&wssr wsr--A ? v Buriiwell Coal tn- Thn d vil takf v foi ms un il ed 1 am onxouei) . ' FINDS ENCKE'S COMET AGAIN WILLIAMS BAY, Wis . Sept. 13 Er.ckes comet has been rediscovered by Prof. K. E. Uarnaid, of the Yerkes Ob servatory, on photographs, he announced esterda The comet's r-itllinn was laagh- rlarht aeenton 5 houre 41 minutes 40 wltillrilh mm m Tis seconds, declination north 37 degrees 46 i Our BURNWELL, is no fiction, but a grade that doea indeed burn ex tremely well and pro duces the best results in heat and economy. E. J. Cummings 4 lards: Main Office, 413 N, 13th St. U3QUARCTOH Itk4.rn.ic muut gyp-T--wtraraT-;TTPry ScMffaVJomaazuho means or GtossmanJuiY tmtymivmwiimjLfxvvisxiim . ' ' - ' ' In Ya iff j.'at; I j I lev s y i KrN I 99- J J j I1W3 HfSil itt a i m ilS I I rol UI? i L3 v 1 1 il IJy i c H m l e it r -c i I 5 c L .A, rft V .NT. grossman's Fall Opening In our spacious new quarters you will find the charming Grossman Suits for Autumn. We invite you to see and select. Grossman Suits this season will be more perfect in style, design and fit than ever before. All our im ported cloths arrived before the war. And Mr, Gruman, a master-tailor and master-deslgner, is now with us as head-fitter. As a special introduction to our new quaiters and an Inducement to have ou come and uee U3 here, wo offer Suit or Top Coat made of Imported fabric $30 to $40 value for $15 and $20 GROSSMAN THE LADIES' TAILOR 1307-941 Market Street ELEVATOR ENTRANCE-1307 We ouaranlee all garments to he perfect in fit anil to 2ftc entire satisfaction. Leave the Netherlands After Work ing "Under Fire at Namur. THE HAGUB, Sept. W.-Mllllcenl, Duchess of Sutljetland and her Red Cross workers Ief for England by way of Flushing jesterday. The party had an adventurous experience during the bombardment of Namur, working In a hospital established in a convent and nuislng 130 Belgian, 45 French and S (leiman wounded. After the Germans captured Xamur, the Belgian and French patients were removed ae prisoners of wnr, although their condition waa such that tbey should not have been moved, according to members of the party. The net mans look over the cam of their own wounded. Several shelln exploded in the convent yaid und the house in which the nur3ea were quartered was burned down. The partj wont fiom Xamur to Brus sels, whem they were placed under the control of the German military authori ties. Thanks to the Intervention of Brand Whitlnck, the American Minister, thev were permitted to leave for the is'pthci lands TAILORED SDIT A WELCOME BOOH GRANTED BY FASHION Refreshingly Simple for Out door Wear and Designed: on Thoroughly Practical ! Lines. While fashion may force us to fuss an,i fume over our town clothes, we can be refreshingly simple In the country, for tho walking suit and the sports suit ore tailor-made and aro designed, first of all, on the most practical lines. The suit In tho illustration lm-j severat features that are well worth considering for their distinctive cut and style. Tli length of the coat, for instance, which is Ion? cnougli for grace and yet short enough to -walk In easily. Both U-eed and homespun have tlio advantages of warmth without much weight, and, m doubt, they were woven with this Intent, Another point that attracts notice It the high lap, although the lapels aro lonj and low and only two buttons ate used lo fasten tho coat The bolt, which li at thj waistline propor, Is stitched to the coat and Is fastened by ono of theso two but tons. The buttons aro ured to fasten the ntcoves, which are soverely plain, without evon the cuff, or simulated cuff, which has had a long-continued vogue. Tlio skirt is cut with a flare for gi cater freedom In walking than tho closely gored skirt can give, and. In addition, there are plaits that aro stitched only to the knee and add several Inches to its width, The stitched fold nt tho bottom of tho skirt Is a revival of tho stylo that was once used on golf skirts, and, long, long ago, on, bicycle skirts. It gives a certain flnlsli to a skirt and at the same time prevents any possi bility of its splitting or tearing at the seams, Tho hat Bhown In the illustration Is se verely simple, but tho rolling brim keeps it from being hard, whllo the feather Iv placed at juet tho angle that gives it dash. And here, as In so many affairs, it soems to bo not so much what one does as how one does it. The difference in tin position of the feather Is what distin guishes the amateur milliner from the piofcisional, while the artist is born, not made. Although the suit shown is pilmarlly intended for countiy or mountain resort, unless the signs fail, it will not bo long before Just such suits will bo worn again as street suits In town. For the woman of leisure the plain coat and skirt aro not a matter of much Im portance, but for the business woman the tailor-made suit Is a boon, Indeed. In fact. It is tho only .sensible thing that can be worn in an office without getting bedraggled or untidy and In which one can go or qpmo in street cars -without ap pearing overdressed. PRINCE OF WALES IS TOLD HE MUST REMAIN AT HOME Lord Kitchener Refuses His Plead ing to Go to Front. LONDON, Sept. 19. Tho Prince1 of "Wales pleaded today with Lord KitcTi ener to allow him to proceed to'tlirf front, but Lord Kitchener, it is officially, announced, had to refuse the Princt request, saying that as tho heir apparent had not completed his military training it was undesirable that he should at present proceed to active service. MISS ADAMS TO SPEAK Miss Llda Stokes Adarm, vice chair man of the Woman Suffrage party of Philadelphia and vice president of the Woman Suffrage Association of Penn sylvania, will address tlio Ethical Cul ture Society, of Canton, Pa , tomorrow night on woman suffrage DAIS'OING M ARTEL'S, 1710 N. BROAD Popular Saturday Dance Tonight I,ATUST UANCRS OUCHESTI1A Sociable Every Friday Evening PRIVATE WESSONS DAILY Call or Thonj Good Suggestions Home Building If you are building a home, putting up an apartment house, erecting a bunga low or cottage, laying out a country place, improving your grounds, or re modeling, enlarging or redecorating, you'll get many a practical hint from for Indoors and Out" This beautiful and instructive magazine will be issued as a special supplement to the Public Ledger on Tuesday, Septem ber 22d. It contains sixteen pages of sound advice to every kind of property owner and prospective builder, printed on fine coated paper and well illustrated with photographs, plans and drawings, The data for every article has been obtained from prominent architects, contractors, interior decorators and gar deners. To get this big, free supple ment, place your order today for next Tuesday's PUBLIC LEDGEB !JSJ.-!yj-.;fnMMMiifcfti t p. ... .