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,T, .,- (VjBiiagwwwy 10 evening ledgeb-phiitadelp: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1914. WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO KNOW-THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATRON ELLEN ADAIR SEES MOVING PICTURES AND ROMANCE 'h She Drops Into a Nickel "Movies" Show and Sees a Famous Actress in Sad Play. XIV. Tli turn of Fortune's wheel la such n curious thing! My second day lit Philadelphia was n dreary day, Until the evening: came, when hope returned to me. I walked through many crowded streets, with my sad thoughts for only company. Gone, nil were eone, the old familiar facer, I wus alone, and life was some thins real and something desperately hard! You know the loneliness uf.crowd- ed streets, wtlh not a soul to tall: to, not one face to recognize? I Under stand now why old maids lmve eats and parrots that they grow to love somo day, perhaps, t loo will reach that stage, unless 1 make some friends In this great city who will want to talk, and keep mo company sometimes. I do not think I Imvo n social gift for making friends, I seem to care so much, my feelings go so deep, that words do not come easily to mc. I know that friendship, genuine friendship, is the rarest thing for the deep things few can enter In. About the things 1 care most, 1 talk least perhaps It Is as well. "A wretched thlnn It vtcre to havo our heart bike a throned highway, or a spinous trcet Wherein the many come. anJ ko. and meet. Pause or pass en, as In an open mart" Yet 1 am lonely, and I want, I want tome friends: Just a few friends whom I can care for, who will caro a little bit for mc. I liato this lonely Isolation In a crowd! Hearts Adrift The evening of my second day I passed . moving picture house, where for one nickel one could go Inside-! I hesitated, and was lost, for irlimpsln? a. large poster, "Hearts Adiift." I knew at once that was a picture that I ought to see. I dropped my nickel at the desk, the doors swung open, and 1 was Inside. In the dim, shadowy twilight was a restful peace. All tawdriness was glori fied In that dim. shaded light to a, vaguo beauty that appealed to me. Tho orches tra was playing on a softened key; I did not know the drifting air, but It was sweet and on the screen an old love tale was told. A desert Island was the back ground, and the little fairhalred wife was ilary Plckford. playing "Hearts Adrift." I thought It was tho sweetest, saddest tale self -sacrifice w'as Us keynote, a theme that Is enacted in a hundred lives. To me the little actress in divine, self Immolating live Just typified the pathos In nil women's lives. Upon that screen she ceased to he herself, and represented Uni versal Womanhood. I know true lovo Is built on sacrifice of eelf. An English Love Tale More than a year ngo in England, when wild roses bloomed upon the Sussex Downs. I saw the prettiest, freshest courtship scene. The daughter of the Croat man of the placf. the village squire, had just returned from boarding school abroad. Sho was a lovely girl, unworldly end unspoilt, her beauty with tho texture and the fragrance of an fjngllsh rose. Each morning early, while the dew was on tho grass and everything was fresh and clean and young, (she galloped on her horse across the moors. Diana never looked one-half so beautiful! After a tlma I saw she had an escort on these early morning rides. He wns a handscm, clear-eyed boy, and In his gallant bearing one could truce the long tine lino of noble unresturs from whom lie hprang. He sat his horse as if ho were a klMg! I heard that he was studying for his artnv entrance examinations, that he was nn old family friend and desper ately poor. A great hush of wild roues grow on the moor outsldo our gardon, and ono morn ing there they btopppd the Squire's lovely daughter and tho Boy. I saw him stoop forward from the saddle and carefully pull the tiniest, whitest rosebud from the rest. Ho pressed Its whiteness just ono mo ment to his lip, then doffed his hat. and with the courtlieat air presented it to her. "Please take it. it is just l.rte you,' m? DANCE FROCK FOR YOUNG GIRL CORRESPONDENCE WIVES DISCUSS HOUSEHOLD CARES AND PLEASURES Diversity of Sentimcpit and n Mild Protest From n. Husband. In reply to yesterday's article dealing with Wife's Dull Hound of Household Duties, tho following letters have been received. A variety of opinion Is shown In them, the attitude of "Appreciative Husband" being particularly Interesting. This Wife Enjoys Herself To the Editor of the Woman's Vagt, Evening Ledgtr: Madam I am quite In sympathy with your article on Woman's Household Care. I am a woman close on to 4U, and fee younger than I did ten years ago, for the simple reason that, for the past two or threo years, I have been going around enjoying myself. I go to a card party once a week, shop one day, the theatre another, and usually find a place to go on the fourth day. I figure that I am doing my duty to my husband If I am homo In time to have his dinner ready, especially since he feels that he has done all that Is necessary by providing the means to secure It. We very seldom go out together in the evening, because ho comes homo tired from business, and I am satisfied to rest quietly at home after my pleasures of the day. MODERN WIFE. Philadelphia, September 2?, 13U. Her Husband Most Selfish To the Editor of the ll'omoii'i rage, Eveniiia Ledger; CHILDREN GIVE PLAY TO AID WAR'S VICTIMS Richard Mansfield, 2d, and Compan ions Help Bed Cross Work. NEW YOrtlC, Sept. 29,-Llttlc folk are proving of Invaluable assistance to the American Red Cross In tho society's efforts to relieve suffering caused by the war. Instance of what they have been doing to add money to the fund being raised on this side of the Atlantic were pointed out yesterday as examples of what other children might do. Grown ups arc also co-operating, but the society Is particularly pleased with the spirit and work of tho little ones. Eight little fllrls of Morrlstown, N. J who held a fair, raised $360, which they contributed to the Red Crose. They were Anna Fraser, Jane Frascr, Elizabeth Hyde, Sybil Hyde, Beatrice Pitney, Doro thy Moran, Nancy Shaw and Eleanor Bushncll. Richard MnnstlcM, 2d, son of the actor, and several of his boy and girl friends gave a ploy at the home of Mrs. Mans field, the proceeds of which wore sent to the New York Chapter of the Red Cross. Mrs. Mansfield wrote: "It gave the young people great pleasure to do thin for the Red Cross, and It gives me great plensure to send tho check. We should like It used for the help of all tho wounded, irrespective of nationality." said he. "A rosebud, set with little wilful thms. And nweet as Ur.ullsli air eta make her." I heard the girl laugh merrily, then, on R sudden, stop. "Why. Jim. your hand is torn!" lte laid, in great con cern. The Hoy smiled slowly, and I saw he had tho kindest eyas. "A rosebud out of reach," said he, "will alwuys hurt Juxt desperately. Rut I would ratiur huvn that hurt through all my life than try to gather any other flower." "Oh, Jim, if only you were not so poor, I think that father would con sent!" I heard hr nay, with tears in her young voice. I think they kissed, and then they rod away. A marriage such as theirs, no young and hund.oiue, obviously in love, whim certainly be made in Heaven, I thought. Then I'.irae the following eummer, and the scene was chunKod. The Squire had speculated badly, and aa badly lost. An older, wealthier suitor now urrived, with money. lands, oition and a name. In tilth lie wait no higher tnan the handsome Roy-lover, yet with a title and he had one aim, to make the old fc'qulre'd pretty daughter hit) young counters. I do not know what happened, but I know that ulio a young and feared her stern old futh-i Then I think fhe felt her duty lay in helping him retrieve his fallen fortune by a wealthy rnaub. She really loved the boy, who used to ride wi gallantly beside her on those early morning canters on the Sus sex Downs. Yet wedding bells ran out ono summer's day and tho happy bridegroom, though a kindly-looking man, was neither ery oung nor very hand- IOJH0. I ktooii outside the church gate, and I saw her nas. Beneath a coronet of gHtterlng diamonds, and a misty veil, ejlie smiled at mr- but in her pretty cms a eertaiu young, young light had died, .1 think forever! After the say wedding crowd had packed. I saw a man appear He Mooped ami picked up one white rose that had taHeu from the bridal bouquet to the QAth. He pressed it to his lips and then I saw a. thorn had hurt his hand. This time he did not smile. It was the Boy come back again, grown older in a year. The look on that young handsome face nude my heart ache! Could such things be "AIM. that Prrlug ahouH vanish with tb'! Koe' Aad Yu .th s sweet setntel a-lomcript shoul-1 UMl t. Madam Having read your article in tonight's paper, I must write at once to assure you that I heartily agree with every word of it. I am a wife ot 15 years' standing, and my husband is the most selfish man I havo ever come across. I read your article aloud to him tonight, and I hope It may lead him to appreciate me a little more In the fu ture! A HARD-WORKING WIFE. Philadelphia, September !!S, 1SH. Contented Wife Stays at Home To the Editor of the ll'omaVa Page, Evening Madam I read with Interest the sen timents of the housewives m expressed in your article on the Household Duties of Women. I am a young housekeeper, very much In love with both my homo and work; In fact, so much so, that I do it all myself. Some days I am very busy, and other3 I am not. If I cared to, I couid go out three or four afternoons In a week, but what would be the uso when I am Just as well satisfied to sit riKiu hi nome. i enjoy going to tne theatre, but instead of going to a matinee once a week. I would rather go once a month with my husband in the evening; but, of course, all women are not alike, neither are the men. I, like all other women, like to have my cooking praised, also tho appearanco of my home, and I feel that my husband shows his apprecia tion by coming home, enjoying his din ner and settling down for a quiet even ing. Tho countless number of women that dally visit the theatres and stores, and oven promenade the streets in the shopping district, is ample proof that there are plenty of others with as much playtime as myself. CONTENTED WIFE. Philadelphia, September 2S, 1DH. Lop-sided Logic Husband Asserts To the Editor of the Woman's rage, Evening Ledger: Madam Your last ovenlng's article on a wif-'s dull round of household duty strikes mo as u piece of lop-sided logic Too many women expect their husbands to sympathize vocally with all their daily household trials, forgetting that he in turn considerately shields her from a daily recital of the many small annoy ances that disturb his business life throughout each day. Even the larger troubles ho usually keeps to himself, try ing in his own way to solve them, and the seldom hears of them, unless tlfty grow so large as to vitally affect their household economics and mode of living. That the wife should want to divide her difficulties with her husband, whllo he In turn tries to shield her from learn ing of his, Is far from reciprocal, and certainly not conducive to the greatest matrimonial felicity. His realization of her troubles is shown by the fact that he does not ask her to share his. His appreciation of her work is shown by the pride he takes in his wife and his home, and by the determination with which he faces his dally problems, tho smallest one of which is more serious than the largest of hers. Actions speak louder than words, and It Is In this manner thai he shows his interest. If she cannot believe her eyes, but needs to hear the words to be con vinced that her services are appreciated, it is her fault, and not his. APPRECIATIVE HUSBAND. Philadelphia, September 30, 1311. A JAPANESE LOVE TALE Housewives who find the servant prob lem a source of endless worry may' get some consolation from tho fact that In no country is the matter a perfectly simple one. Miss Evelyn Adam, In "lie hlnd tho Screens In Japan," describes some of the difficulties of keeping servants in that country. A lady In Toklo had a valuable servant of somewhat mature years, who rejoiced in tile poetic name of "Oharu San" tho Honorable Miss Spring. One day at tea time, Miss Spring did not appear. The kitchen was deserted, the kettle was cold; half tho luncheon plates lay immersed In a bowl of soapy water, tho other halt stood on tho sink, ready and waiting to be put away. The next morning, Oharu San reap peared, and demanded the fragment ot wages due her since the beginning ot the month. Tho lady asked why she was leaving so suddenly. "Oh." replied the Honorable Miss Spring, "Just as I was washing tht dishes yosterday I remembered that Saiti San, tho pawnbroker, wanted a wife. Therefore I went out and married him." FRENCH ART GIVES RARE CHARM TO GIRL'S DANCE FROCK Free From Sophistication of Dinner or Ball Dress, but Marked by Premeditated Simplicity. For the girls who nro neither "out" nor "in," .and who go to almost ns many dances ns their elders and betters the dnnce frock should be chosen with par ticular care. It should not have the sophisticated air of tho dinner dress, or the hall dress, but Its simplicity should bo of the premedi tated kind, ami not the accidental. I It is because the French dressmaker has felt tho samo "Joy t( creation" that Inspires the artist or tho sculptor that Paris has become a Mecca for lovers of beautiful clothes. A frock must be a picture to realize tho French conception, happily harmonious In scheme of color and symmetrical In out line. ! They lake an almost childish delight In dressing each age not merely appro priately, but in Idealizing it, nnd deck ing It out In tho trappings that will pro claim Its exact status so that all who run may read. Tho Parisian conception of the stylo suitable to the "Jeune fllle," Is to array l.cr In a way that will typify all thaC there Is of freshness nnd youth, nnd to enhance the charm that Is borne by those that are still "unspotted of tho world." Tho dress shown in the Illustration Is designed from tho Parisian point of view. In treatment and in the color combina tion It Is essentially French unmistak ably a young girl's fjock, with rosebuds to symbolize tho age. It Is made of tho softest taffeta, a taffeta that has so much In tho way of sheen and shadow that It Is easy to mistake It for a changeable silk. The color Is blue, the faintly turquoise bluo that has a charmingly artless look when It Is comhlncd with pink, To get Just tho right shades of the two colors, the delicate nuance, is nn achievement dear to the French soul. Tho bodice Is very girlish In design, but the fact that it Is sleeveless pro claims It a creation of tho present year. The wide skirt announces this fact also, following as it does n tendency that seems to swing the full reactionary dis tance of the pendulum of style. Tho bouffant appearance that Is now so desirable Is grently Increased by the ruffle at tho edge of the tunic and at the foot of the skirt. The spot of pink necessary to the effect of the bodice is established by the clus ter of rosebuds that Is fastened Just above tho girdle at tho left side. Tho little bunches of roseH that are placed at Intervals above both ruffles re establish tho harmony made by the two colore. Slippers and stockings that exactly much tho shade of tho dress arc an Important detail of the costume. They are more youthful and for that reason more appropriate to the Idea ex pressed by the dress than slippers of bronze or black would be. It is by the accessories and the details that a dress succeeds or falls. CENSORED NEWS J?ROM THE REAR .isi. i mn.rTiririfl.1j-,r ' ' I - ' " """ """ ' ' "T"" p- -- -f' "ff --' Ki iv.s JF V'. inH ,', f t i !:. 'run n, r? 3wVf!Hl'j., iW ;'! i' ill fc-JSMV IPkWM I TO iiMmwmt 'ii mmLm , mimmwL&rmfamm shl . mrMpm i .... !... EMflflflM'ra? ZZZ1 RffiJi Vl i&K:-' ' 'i ThWrW 1k "w fsw istv ;fW7igL v -ii mnvrprf iitiKlamMiHilaiiialiTnin TyMTirTn- TT'nftii mill- "-'- ' ' "I -" - - . m "Oh! It Looks Beautiful, Dcnr! All it Needs is a Little Pressing!" THE DETAIL VS. TPIE LAEGE-PLAN WOMAN By MRS. CHRISTINE FREDERICK, Author of " The New Housekeeping" RECIPES FOR THE HOUSEWIFE I learn that business men arc generally divided Into two classes, one the detail man, tho other tho largo plan man or executive. Sometimes a man combines tho qualities of both groups, but generally ho belongs distinctly to one or the other type. Now the detail man is the ono who carries out orders. He is responsible for tho thousand and ono details which make up the day of that particular business. He does not plan for next week or next month or next year. He does what ho is instructed for a very small period In ad vance without question, without initia tive, and without using any creative abil ity. The "largo plan" on the other hand Is tho ono In whose brain originates the general policy of tho business, the plana and Ideals toward which the business shnll work and the lnrger results not only nexi week, but for years ahead, lie for THE FAMOUS CHRISTABEL Miss Christabel Pankhurst, after a pro longed absence from this country, has re turned to Iondon, and In an Interview said she intended, in association with the Women's Social and Political Union, im mediately to open a campaign of pa triotic propaganda. Mi?s Pankhurst, It will bo remembered, vanished In the spring of 1012. On the evening of March 5 of that y-ar detectives descended on tho headquarters of the Women's Social and Political Union to gether In tho leaders of the movement on a charge of con spiracy arising out of tho wlndow-smash-Ing campaign. They secured Mrs. Pank hurst. Mr. and Mrs. Pethlck I-awrence, and others, but Miss Christabel was gone. Not till September did her whereabouts In France become known. THE CARE OF TOILET BOTTLES To clean glasa toilet bottles, put a little vinegar and salt into the bottle, allow to stand for two hours, and then rinse out In clear warm water. Correspondence of general Interest to women reader will be printed on this page. Such correipondence should be addrcued to the Woman's Editor, Evening Ledger, A WOMAN'S WEAPON A revolver which has been designed for the nervous woman to carry In her anlty bag is probably the smallest weapon of Its kind In the world. From the tip of th hammer to tho end of the barrel it measures about three IncheH and it fires a steel bullet about twice the size of a pin's head. The weapon, which is the latest production of a leading gunmaker, is beautifully made, with mother-o'-pearl mountings. HOW TO FINISH GILT FRAMES Here Is a hint which will be found useful at cleaning time. Take sufficient flowers of sulphur to give u golden tinge to about t'-j pints of water. In this liquid boil about four or five bruised onions, or some garlic. Strain off the liquid, and let it stand till it is cold. Then take a soft brush, dip it In the liquid, and wath any of tho gold frames that require restoring. When it Is dry, the gilding will be as bright as when new. SMILES THAT CHEER Have you ever given this a thought? Have you any Idea what tremendous val ue there Is in a tmtle? No disease Is so catching aa tho happiness created by men and women who greet their fellow crea tures with a smile. Not only do our smiles cheer others, but if wo are sad and try to shape our faces into a smile, wo begin to feel better ourselves. Try to smile when you don't feel a bit like it, and seo what a differ ence it will make. The smile that cheers and greets a frhnd, making those we come in rontact r!(h fc-l thy must smile, t-o, ,a thing '! " 't rj'l r- itlvate. LEMON MERINGUE Ingredients: The Juice and grated rind of a lemon, one and one-quarter table spoonfuls of corn flour, one and one-half cupful of boiling water, ono cupful of castor sugar, two eggs. Heat tho yolks of the eggs until light, ndd the sugar, corn flour, lemon and hot water and beat altogether till smooth. Cook this mixture till It thickens. Then turn into a deep pie dish or plate lined with short paste, and bake. Beat the whites of the eggs and two tnblespoonsful of sugar together on a plate until stiff. When the pio is baked, spread the meringue ovor the lemon mlxturo and put it buck in tho ovpii to brown. A DAINTY DISH FOR SUPPER Take six deep, small patty-pans, well greased (or one patty-pan for each per son), sprlnklo each with n thick layer of breadcrumbs, which havo been seasoned with a little chopped meat (cold ham for preference), minced parsley, pepper, wilt, as much meat of any kind is not re quired. P.rcalt carefully into rach patty pan a fresh egg, and pour over each a dessertspoonful of gravy. Put a tiny plcco of butter on the top of each egg; take care to bicak tho yolks. Hake in oven till whites aro set and firm. Turn out each on to buttered toast and servo with a little chopped parsley. TREACLE PUDDING Ono breakfast cupful of chopped suot, one breakfast rup of breadcrumbs, ono breakfast cup of flour, one egg and n little nutmeg grated, throe tablespoon fuls of treacle. Chop suet anl mix samo with breadcrumbs nnd nutmeg; add treacle and ogg well beaten; mix al together, pour Into a greased basin, covor with pudding cloth and steam for two hours. DATE JAM Iluy tho dates by the pound. Ilcmovo the stones from three pounds and put the fruit In your preserving pan. Add about threo breakfast cupfuls of water. Let the fruit Just get hot, and then add a pound and a quarter of preserving sugar, a sprinkling of ground cinna mon and a teaepooiiful of fresh butter. Stir until the Jam begins to thicken and pot whllo steaming hot. THE SERVING OF FISH Fish should always bo served with a frill of parsley or lettuce leaves. Two or three herrings nicely served become as attractive as salmon. A sliced tomato, some watercress, tome pieces of lemon this at once tempts a tired man to eat. Give him a herring unf tilled and he'll shudder. Salads and salad dressings arc most important adjuncts to fond. Willi a well made salad the man forgives the cold mutton. Here Is a simple, yet quito nice, salad. It dispenses with other vegetables. Slice up a small cooked cauliflower, two or three potatoes, two lettuces, one large tomato, a beetroot and u cucumber. Add a little finely scraped horseradish. So, with the table nicely laid, attrac tive with forns and flowers, a spotless tablecloth and the food daintily put be fore him, the breadwinner will bo satis fied. PINEAPPLE AND FIG JAM Buy a tin of pineapple and a pound of dried rigs- Cut the pineapple and liga small. Ilit in a basin and add the pine-apple-juice, and leave all night. The next day weigh the fruit, and to each pcund add thrtc-quarters of preserving sugar. Put the sugar In the preserving-pan, und add enough water to melt It. When d! -solved, add the ,-lr-applei and figs. H'ir over tho fire unt'l It t.'-k'-i!'. and pot. appreciates the value of detail and knows all details thoroughly, but the bigger idea in ins mind la Ids business In all Its de partments and as a whole. Without his creative sense nnd Ills Imagination there would bo no business, and on him the burden of responsibility falls. Now I have often compared homo-making to business. If this Is true, what typo" of woman shall direct the business of home-making? Shall It bo the detail or the large plan woman? I think you will agree with mc when I say that tho bulk of women home-mtikor.s fall now Into tho detail class. They perform schedules, they do a great deal of heavy work, tlioi? spend unlimited time doing infinitesimal small tasks in huusework, but do th"y ever uppioach the bn-ath and viewpoint of the largo plan executive In business? I llnd very few women and mothers who see further ahead than tho present week or month. Their marketing Is done on the dally or at most weekly plan. Their accounts aro kept hnznnlty, with no idea of a future end or n plan ton years ort. When they buy equipment they do not consider it a permanent investment, but a present expenditure. They are tied up In a mass of detail nnd believe Hint homo making does not offer them the oppor tunity to use the crentivo executive and more broadening qualities which they think they possess. I deplore this because tho detail man or detail woman Is never tin great as the large plan Individual. It is seeing only In the present and being smothered In n. mass of dally detail that prevents stability nnd development for the high est kind of family lit. The mother who pond3 unnecessary sums and time on Siwic'H hair ribbons Is not thinking us n rule of practical plans for Susie's college education. The woman who buys what she wants nnd whose expenses nro not run on a budget plan is the woman who Is extravagant and who Is partly responsible for the high cost of living. Tho woman who Idolizes a fancy guest room and vet has no pluce In her home for tho develop ment of her boy's tasto for manual train ing" or electricity Is not tho large plan woman. Tho successful business man Is al ways the largo plan Individual first. Ho must and does know details. Hut It is his visions and ideals which create and build that business to sucess. The successful homo maker must also bo the largo plan woman. It must bo her Ideala and hor perception of a future education, a fu ture permanent home, a future clean city which will make homo making the highest AMERICAN WOMAN --' HEADS CLUB TO AID WAR-HIT WORKERS i i Duchess of Marlborough Organizes Emergency Corps for Benefit of Eu rope's Professional Women. LONDON, Sept .2D. Willi a splendid pubtlo spirit, which Invariably characterizes her, tho Duehesa of Mhrlborotlgh' (Consuelo Vnndcrbllt), Immediately following her roturn lo Kng' land, sot, In motion a society to bo known ns the Women's Hmcrgeilcy Corps. The object Will be to aid middlo-class profes sional women workers who are too shy or too proud to reveal their iiresent des titution resulting from tho outbreak ot war. In furtherance of her nhwf Vm ni sonds to Now York a letter anneullmr in tho professional women In America to Join hands with their Urltlsh sisters by cubscrlhlng funds. The letter continues: They nro organized as a community. The only method of reaching them Is through such un Institution ns tho Women's Emergency Corps. As tho Executive Committee contnins the names or many of the most brilliant women writers in England who nro nccustomed to work In co-operation with theso professional business women, they nro tho most fit persons to organize funds. Tho circular promises In return to American women schemes for work to glvo tho destitute women a fresh chance and continuous employment through tlio wnr. Among tho signers of the appeal are tho Duchess of Marlborough, honorary trcasuicr; Beatrice Harradcn. May Sin clair, Elizabeth Robins, Elinor Olyn, Ellen Thornoycroft Fowler, Flora Annlo Steele, Richard Dehan, Alice Meynell and, Dora Slgorson. An a result of exchange of cablegrams botweon .ho Duchess of Mnrlhoroiigh nnd J. P. Morgan .1 Co. the latter lias con sented to receive Mibscrlptlons In Now York and remit the ramu monthly to tho Duchess In London. MISPLACED MOURNING After a period of six months of widow hood, Bridget consented to again enter the married state. Somo weeks after she wns led to tho nltar hor old mistress met .her In tho street dressed In the deepest mourning. "Why, Bridget," sho exclaimed, "for whom aro you In black?" "For poor Barney, my first husband, mum. When ho died Ol wns that poor 01 couldn't afford to buy mourning, but 01 said If Ivor Oi could Ol would, and mo new man, Tim, is as generous as a lord." (Copyright, UN, by Mrs. Frederick.) Chrlstlno MY LADY'S COIFFURE Tho trade In human hair is a big In dustry. Italians easily tako the lead In this tiafllc. the main source of their supply being obtained from the peasant women of Italy, Dalmatia and Switzer land. Several times a year those human hair met chants send their agents around to collect supplies, which are usually Immense, for hair-growing Is cultivated on a very largo scale by theso women, and yields a good remuneration to the producer. Two crops of hair a year, and looking nono tho worse for the loss. Is not extraordinary among these peasant women. Half tho hair at the back of the houd Is thorn off, the remaining half being drawn over the exposed part and dressed in such a, manner as only to bo de tected on very closo scrutiny and by those experienced in tho trade. THE FINGER-NAILS Tho cutting of the finger nails is one of those llltlo tasks from which wo aro rollovcd only by the grave. It Is com puted that their average growth, In sick ness nnd In health, Is one. thirty-second of an Inch a week, a little moro than an Inch and a hulf a year. This rato of growth, however, is not thp same for all tho flngors, tho thumb und tho llttlo linger being the ones whoso nails grow moiu slowly tliuu the others, wliilo the middle finger Is tho fastest of tlio lot. Ill summer it has been ob served that they grow quicker than in winter, and somo authorities hold that tlie nails on tho right hand lengthen moro rapidly than those on tho left. In cither case they grow four times us fast as tho nails on our toes. A SCHOOL FOR LOVERS For somo time Munich has hud its "school for lovers" they call It tlio "Hochschule dcr Illerutswlssenschaften," but It Is not nearly so formidable as its name. At this sentimental seminary the student is taught all the tecrcts of lovo and wooing; the desirable qualities of a Ilfe-purtner; haw to create the best im pression und how to outwit rivals; the proper time and method of proposing, the mysteries of the wedding day; how to make the most of tho honeymoon, and so on. Tho school, wo underntutu), is a great success, und justlhc itself by a brilliant array of results. QUITE SIMPLE The guests at the table were discussing diets. "I lived on eggs and milk for two months." remarked one lady, "ana gained ten pounds." "And I," said a gentleman, "lived for over a year on nothing but milk, and gained in weight every day" "Mercy!" came tho chorus, "How tad you rnanage to do it?" The gentlenun sinlla. "I cannot say that I remember," he replied; "but I pre fT.e my mett-od was felmlUr to that, of nthi babicff M r awawnaw3awajalgiMMhaMBEBMMMMpiawWWiaBBPMSiK,JSS ' 'im i ift tfn wftwiiM ii inan'iiiiri(M,i iiwan a, . ub- aim-- . S3c te. DEATH-DEALING KISSES Tho most famous example of kisses' that have caused death Is furnished hv the story of tho sprightly young Duchess or uordon. who raised so many recruits for the famous Gordon Highlanders. ,, tho early days of tho regiment recruiting was very slow, but tho Duchess attired herself In tho regimental colors, and made a tour of tlio various markets and fairs, offering to each recruit a guinea and a Iclss. Most of the recipients paid for tho kiss with their lives. No sooner was the regi ment raised than it was sent to fight the French, and In tho tlrst engagement in which tho Duchess's crcruits participated thore was a loss of SO) killed nnd wound cd. All tho right flanking company was hit save one, and he, curiously enough did not happen to bo a recipient of the young Duchess's kiss. Ho was a cannie Aberdeenshire man. nnd for nn extri guinea he sold his right to another per son to a kiss fiom tlio Duchess's ruby lips. Tho Gordon Highlanders aro fighting In tho present war with tlio samo magnifi cent courage und hrawry that have un distinguished that most gallant regiment. TREATING DAMP ROOMS Blocks of camphor dispersed In ull cor ners ot dump rooms In a new house will effectually banish damp In a very short time, even when fires have proved Inef fectual. They should bo simply ia(j (,n paper, or on tho bare shelves of a damn loom or linen closet. The blocks grad ually decrease in size, and when tlioy finally disappear should be replaced until their purposo Is served. A WITTY RETORT I.'p tho platform sho raced, quite out of breath, and no wonder for she was of an advanced ago and tho guutd had tin whistle In his mouth. He saw her Just In time, so ho delayed until she came up. Ah ho opened tho door ho jocularly re marked: "Well, my good woman, you are train ing for a race?" "Indeed, no," was tho reply as slio stopped Into tho 'compartment. "I am only racing for a train." CRACKED FURNITURE Cracks In furniture Miould be filled is with beeswax. Soften tho beeswax until It becomes like putty, then prens It tlrnily Into the cracks, and smooth the surface ot-r with a thin knife. Sandpaper tha surrounding wood, nnd work nomo of tho dust into tho beeswax. This gives a (In Ish to the wood, and when It is varnished the cracks will havo disappeared. Putty used In the same way soon dries and falls out. 26 original Steinberg's creations will be shown on living models, from 11 A. M. to 4 P. M. Today and Wednesday. These models have just been completed and have never been shown before. Ladies' Tailor and Furrier 1800 Chestnut ,IIIIIIIIIIIIIUHIIIIIIIHIIIIIIII' 110I)KIIN I.NCIN1 PALACE BALLROOM 39th and Market OPENS WEDNESDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 30 ItfCfptlona every Monday. Weilnetriay nnd Adml.ilon. luJIes 25c; BenlUmtn, 35 cents Wouldn't it bo a rood tliinir to get somo of it before really cold weath er comes? It's tt depend nblo fuel thnt stnnda either test scale or fire. Coal I WE DELIVER IasquwtpH M4.THAMMA E. J. Cummings l Yards: Main Office. 413 N. 13th St. A a MODERN DANCE CLASSES Admission, 25 Cents t courteous Maff of good asl(anta to lt during Hie in.tructfon und prlitli. CHAS. J. COLL'S Corner 38th and Market Streets Beginners' and Dancers' Class in the Modern Dances Tuesday & Friday, $ i Per Month Polite Assemblies, Mon. and Sat. Watch This Column for the Opening of Our Branch School, 4oth and Market Streets IfwiiS h rocau ftim kUtUDfiflUlJ, nrnTTfI qaaa Solid Alsihogiiny M'oat Beds $24 up He have a &ol ' t'.rtuK'iit of Antique l-'urntture ut muUera-t IrK vtt. ffni. C. Pat ton, Jr. Zl houtli 18th M. Two Thousand People Wanted TO ATTEND THE OPENING OP TUB PALACE BALLROOM 39th and Market Streets Wednesday Night, Sept. 30th J. FranNLhi Miller 1 1626Chesbnu.b Sfc Pure white coated Bathroom fixtures that wilt not chip or stain. Very durable and sanitary. l ITj vy