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There seems to be something of a re reaction re reaction reaction ¬
action from the rush for the newest novel novelti
a sort of disease among readers eaderswblc1 eaderswblc1tlrted which whichstarted whIcistarted
started some ten or twelve years ago withthe with withthe withthe
the discovery dt that a demand for books bookslike bookslke books1ke
like a demand for dry goods or oyster oystercrackers oy oysterraekers ter tercrackers
crackers could be created by extensive extensiveadvertising extenstoaderUang extensiveadvertising
advertising It was w an enterprising enterpd lng flrm flrmof flrmor flrmJr
of Jr Western publishers who first pushed pushedthe pushoot pusheithe
the t he shouting of literary wares to its ex extreme e eTremel oxtreine ¬
treme Tremel and the book was wa the now almost almostdefunct almostdetunct almostdetunct
detunct When Knighthood Was in inFlower InFlower InFlower
Flower The book was as freely adver advertised aderised adverLisOd ¬
tised as a threering circus and the theiovelty theIovalty theiovelty
iovelty of the advertising together with withthe wththe withthe
the attractive title Invented Invented by the pub publishers pubUshers pubushers ¬
Ushers and some superficial super clal merit in inthe Inhe Inthe
the he story itself carried the novel to tothe tothe tothe
the halfmillion mark in the matter of ofsales ornles ofsales
sales nles and placed it for a long time on the thepinnacle thepinnacle thepinnacle
pinnacle of the three best sellers Up Upto Upto tipto
to this epoch In the book publishing trade traden tnl o onovel
n L novel bAd been obliged to make its itsway itsway itziay
way solely on its merits but after this thisbig thisbig thisbig
big success the t literary acZvertisement awerti ement be begun be begdn ber4n ¬
gun to grow until it theatened for or a atime atime atime
time to crowd the patent whiskies wbl kies and andthe andHte andttiO
the soothing syrups yru into the background backgroundBut backgroundBut backgroundIut
But though advertising adverU ln is undoubtedly an anexcellent anxcel1ent antxcellent
excellent device and has proved the thefoundation thefoundation thefoundaUon
foundation for many many a merchants for fortune fortune fortunc ¬
tune there really reall needs nowadays to tob tobf tobe
b bf < > something back of the advertisement advertisementand aderthlementan advertisementand
an and the th publishers J have rather overdone ovordonethe oordonethe overdonethe
the thing Readers R ders have come to see seethat seethat seethat
that through ten long years the latest latestriovel lattrovol t trool
riovel cannot always be the best best and once oncemore oncemore oncemore
more they are coming to rely reIyls less on the thedisplay thedisplay thedisplay
display ads and more on their own judg judgment judgment judgmnnt ¬
ment mentA mentA mnntA
A striking modern instance of this is a anew alew anew
new novel recently recent1 very heavily and andsomewhat andsomewhat andsomewhat
somewhat adroitly advertised Its title is isBlindfolded IsBlindfolded isBlindfolded
Blindfolded and to emphasize its mer merits mertLes merits ¬
its we have had pictures of most of the theleading theleading theleading
leading actors and actresses with a 8 band bandage bandage bandage ¬
age about their eyes and a testimonial to tothe tothe tothe
the effect that the book is so absorbing ab orbln in inits Inits Inits
its Interest that it has kept them awaKe nwakeo
o nights This has been going on for forsome forsome forsome
some time time and undoubtedly five years yearsago yearsago ears earsago
ago such methods would have crammed crammedthe crammedth crammedthe
the th book on to the shelves of many read readers readPIS readers ¬
ers but now It has not even sufficed sufficedto suftieedtl
to tl t get the novel classed among the best bestsix bestIx bestsix
six Ix A literary magazine which makes a aspecialty aspclalty aSpecialty
specialty of feeling the popular literary literarypulse lItera lIterapulse literarypulse
pulse month by month finds that this thismuchadvertised thismuchadvertised thisniuchadvertised
muchadvertised book is selling in only onlylour onlyfour onlythur
lour out of thirtyseven cities and one oneif one1I
1 if If the four is Indianapolis the place placewhere placewhere placewhere
where the book is published It is worthy worthyvf worthynote
vf f note too that the six best of the themonth themonth themonth
month are all works by b authors of es established e e11bJlshed established ¬
tablished reputation They are e The The1Ighting Thellghtlng Therighting
righting Chance by Chambers Conls Conlston Conlsten Conistcn
ton by Winston Churchill The Tides Tidesof TIdesof Tidesof
of Barnegat Barne t by F Hopkinson Smith SmithThe SmithThp SmithThe
The Awakening of Helena Richie Ric RIch1 by byMargaret byMargart byMargaret
Margaret Deland Jane Cable by Mo MoCutcheon MoCutcbeon McCutcheon
Cutcheon and The Dream of Heaven Heavenby HeaveDby
by Marie arie CorellL CorellLTe CorellLTc
Te those who expect too much from the thebooks thebroks thebeoks
books they read it te net amiss s to t recall recallthe recallthe recallthe
the words which Elisabeth eth Barrett BarrettBrowning BarrettBro1rnlng BarrettBrowning
Browning spoke sp ke in Aurora Leigh LeighVe L LWe Le4ghWe
We Ve get mo good goodBy AIIIBy od odliT
By being DC ungenerous men m eft eftII to a book bookAnd Dol DolAnd boat4
And t4 orientating caleuJa Dl ptoflu 3ss Ifr to aroeh help helpBy beIpUy p pBy
By 10 stuck reading read meadIii It ta rather JIIdIerWe when whenWe bsu bsuWe
We glorfowtr forget mnehree < neha ad ybaoe ybaoeSoulforward pe peii1fomM
Soulforward hf lwedloac dloac into a aImpu tmTc besItnpaasloM S uuH uuHTu
Impu OMlt fer f Its buty ty 11II4 Ialt k el elTis txs txsTis
Tis then we get the right goo good from fr a book bookUnfortunately 1Iocrnfortunately bx bxinfortusetely
Unfortunately the present Ple ent generation of ofreaders ofreaders ofreaders
readers seem like the generation generation of bust bueless bustess bualress
ress ess men to be always in a hurry They Theywant TIteyWant TheyWant
want amusement amu ement rather than instruction instructionand J Instructionand 8truetitMIand
and instead of considering the right rightgood right rightgood rightgood
good from a book consider rather its itsflavor Usflavor Itsflavor
flavor of sensationalism which takes them themout themout themolt
out of themselves t mselvea and allows them them for f a awhile awhile awhile
while to forget the cares whi whiII u infest infestthe infestthe Infestthe
the day da The average novel radfr Is Isnot IsrIOt Islot
not a very clever person and a really reallyclover reallycJer reallyeieer
clover noyel seldom has a popular success successIt sueeeIt successIt
It appeals to the critical but it does not notfascinate notfascinate notfascinate
fascinate the masses its beauties are hid hidden hlddtn hidden ¬
den and are only to be found by the elect electIt electIt electIt
It is quite possible therefore that in a avorldly aorldly aworldly
worldly orldly sense a novelist may be too clever cleverii cleversucceed
ii 111 succeed In the meantime the popular popularnovels popularhovels
novels 1 Opls are crowding the shelves of the thepublic tbepubl1 thepublic
public < libraries until it has become a se serious se seljOU8 sorIOUS ¬
rious problem probl m what to do with them all allIt allIt allIt
It is a good suggestion of the Librarian Librariant
t uf f Congress CO fretlS that only novels a year old oldshall oldhan oldshall
shall han be placed on the shelves but so few fewof fewof fewof
of them Uu > m last even one short year It re reminds re reminds remInds ¬
minds one of the dialogue d between the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two bookworms who 00 met on a library libraryshelf libraryshelf libraryshelf
shelf How Ho do you like these new nov novels DOVlIs novels ¬
els they are turning turnl out by b the JllUllonnskM millionasked million T Tasked
asked one I dont know replied the theother tlMot theother
other ot her they never last long enough for forme forme formne
me to get a taste tasteThe bUlteThe tasteThe
The quotation in the above paragraph paragraphfrom paragraphfom paragraphfrom
from Aurora Leigh L h reminds fi one that thatthe thatthe thatt
the t he present pre ent is the centenary year of Elisa Elisabeth EIIzath Elisabeth ¬
beth th Barrett Brownings birth She was wasborn wasborn wasborn
born atCoxhoe at Coxhoe Hall near Durham on onMarch onMarch onMarch
March 6 1398 2S9 and died in Florence on onJune onJun onJune
June Jun 29 IL Her appeal to literary sym sympathies ymr3thies sympathies ¬
pathies has has on the whole been neen somewhat somewhatWider 80meWbatWider somewhatwider
Wider than that of her distinguished hus hushand hus1and busband
hand and her Sonnets from the Portu Portuguese Portuguese Portuguese ¬
guese will 111 probably remain for many manyyears JnIU1yYtars manyyears
years the finest collection of true love son sonnets sonts n ntlfts ¬
nets ts in the language In America we are arerather arerather arerather
rather given to the celebration eelebnt lon of cen centenaries centtnaries centenarles ¬
tenaries and It is a bit amazing that so soimportant soImportant soImportant
important a literary literal event as Mrs ns Brown BrownIng Browning BrownIng
Ing centenary should have been passed by bywith bywlth bywIth
with so little notice It may be that there therewill therewill therevjIi
will be a joint celebration in 102 JIJ which Is Isthe Isthe Isthe
the centenary ntenarj of Robert Browning BrowningWhat BrownlncWhat BrowningS
S S S SWhat
What is to be the character of ofthe the nov novel nove1 novel ¬
el of the future The writers wrMenlem seem to tohave tonae tohaue
have about exhausted the oldfashioned oldfashionedtopics oldfashionedtopics oldfashionedtopics
topics love is going out of fashion and andmarriage aadmarriagewllh andnarrIagewIth
marriagewllh marriage with our increasing Increa tug tendency tendencytoward tendencytoward tendencytOWflI
toward divorce dlvonebu has ceased to tobe be a flttiiur flttiiurclimax ftttlndimax lIttingclimax
climax for a tale HAnd And so they the were weremarried weremarri werenarrled
married marri and lived happily ever after afterwhich anerWhich afterwhIch
which lifted bodily from the old fairy fairystories ftlll7storl fairystorIes
stories storl has done duty through the ages ageshas ageshas agesias
has come to be something of a grim joke jokein jokeitt jokeill
in this the twentieth tw ntleth century Defoe Defoewho Defoewho Defoewho
who first gave the English h novel its im impetus impetus Impotus ¬
petus and form dealt sparingly with withl withInye withlve
l Inye > ve as a motive and relied for his inter interest Interst Interest ¬
est st on the minuteness and verisimilitude verisimilitudeof verl lmhltude lmhltudeflf
of his detail We Ve seem to be coming comingback comingback comingback
back to his method and the novel nov of the thefuture thefuture thefuture
future threatens to be a compendium of ofuseful ofueful t tieful
useful ieful information sugarcoated reoated This Thisis ThisIs
is 1 nothing nothl new under the sun of course coursefor coursefor coursefor
for Sir Walter Scotts Scott appeal Jay chiefly chieflyin
in the skill kfJI with which he dished up in interesting 18tfresUng inlerestlng ¬
teresting characters eb racters against a back background ba background k kground ¬
ground of more or less accurate history historyThe historyThe historyThe
The novels nove of Dickens were preachments preachmentson
on sociology with the saving vi grace of ofhumor ofhumor ofhumor
humor Thackeray followed Fielding FI IDK in inhis Inhis inhIs
his studies of humanity and lIke Field Fielding FieldIng FieldIng ¬
ing used the novel as a means by which whichto whleJtto whichto
to preach Beacon fteld tried In his hisnovels hisTlov hisnovels
novels Tlov > ls to show us what the life of an anideal anIdeal anIdeal
ideal statesman should s be In our own ownday OWRday ownday
day we are returning to detail and Kip Kipling KJpling KiplIng ¬
ling was among the first to start the new newera newera newera
era It was he > who gave us the details detailsof det1tllsof detnti detntiof
of the life of codfishermen ood hermen on the New Newfoundland Newfoundland Newfoundlsnd ¬
foundland banks his The The Ship That ThatFound Th1tFound ThatFound
Found Herself is a treatise on marine marinemachinery JlMLrinmachinery marinemachinery
machinery as his railroad stories are of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the technical technl l romance of ofSince locomotives 1ocomotlvesSine locomotivesSince
Since his time Cy C Warmaa Warms and others othershave othersha othershave
have ha found the romance la the rail ratlH H G GWells GWells GVells
Wells finds romance romce in I dreams dlJ of a aUtopian artopan attoptan
Utopian rtopan many writers wrters are ar dealing de1ng with withtho withtht withthe
the tht fortunes foUne of animals1 animals and 8 an after ater The TheJungle TheJungle h
Jungle with wih its Is gory g details detaUs of the thepacking1 thepckng thepacking
packing pckng houses hou s and ald the te many stories storiesbuilt storiesbuit storiesbuilt
built buit on the t cruelty cely t of fake ta insurance in8r and andt
high hih finance fnane the te novel seems sm to be taking takingon tking tkingo
the mantle of hitherto hithertolias hithertobaa
on o mnto utlity utty which hiherto hihertoha
baa ha belonged belonge to the daily dly press pre and to tothe toth tothe
the th magazine maEzlne It I is to be b hoped lp however howeverthat bwver bwverthat howeverthat
that the thl novelist of utility utity will wU be careful carefulto caeful caefult
to t get his hl Taots not aoth straight strght even Kipling Kiplinghas Kiplng Kiplnghs Kiplinghas
has hs blundered blundere in some sme of his hi pseudosci peudosl peudoslent pseudoeelentitle pseudoscientific ¬
entitle ent stories strIp and tho greatest gretet among amongwriters amng amngwriers amongwriters
writers wriers have made themselves tbesehe ridiculous ridiculousthrough rIdiculousthrough
through their teir blunders La L Fontaine Fontainefor Fontainefor Fontainefor
for instance fn ltc in his fable of The e Fox Foxand FoxAnd Foxand
and the Cheese Chese makes make the moon mon shine shinein sblnein shineIn
in the te bottom btom of a well when to do so sothe sothe
the moon must have bye been ben near ner the zenith zenitha znith znitha
a condition conditon Impossible in the latitude lattude of ofwhich ofwhld1 ofwhldt
which he wrote wroe as M l Flammarlon Flammarlonpointed Fllmron Fllmronpinte Fismmsrionpointed
pointed pinte out onto Lamartine made mde the planet pianotVenus planotVeu planetVenus
Venus Veu rise ris in the evening and even eve Dan Daudet Da Dandet
det has h a shepherd in one of his stories storiespointing storiespointing
pointing plntng out Sirus and Orion Oron to a girl at atmidnight atmidnight
midnight miniht In the month rnUt of July JulyStyle JulyStyle JulyS
S S S S SStyle
Style in literature ltmturo is I a A fetich fetd over overWhich oerWblch overwhich
Which many mn a writer wrie stumbles sumb as if ifstyle Itstyl Ifstyle
style styl wore a thing separate 3prat and an apart apartfrom aprt aprtfrm apartfrom
from the writers The best bestexample bestexample
frm tle wrlers subjt subject T bt btexmpl
example exmpl of style fitting ttlng the story stoy per perhaps pr prhp perhaiis ¬
haps hp is Kipling Kiplng The flavor fav of The TheGadsbys To ToGsbys TheOadsbys
Gadsbys Gsbys is 1 the flavor favor of Anthony Ant7 Hope HopeI Hopebecause
I because buS the te subject sUbjet Is light and An frothy frothytlie fr frothythe oth7 oth7Ut
the Ut flavor favor of The he Man lan Who Vh Was V or orThe ortThe orThe
tThe The Mark of the Beast Best is J another anotherthing athr athrthing anotherthing
thing but it fits ft absolutely abluty the th subject subjectmatter sjt sjtmter subjectmatter
matter mter People Peple are fond fon of talking taJkln of ofKiplings orXlplngs ofKiplings
Kiplings Xlplngs style style as a if I it I were a set tt thing thingthat thingtbat
that tt could culd be b analyzed analye and an picked pke to topieces topee topieces
pieces pee but bt as s a matter mater of fact fct it I is so sovarious sovarlus
various rJu that tht his sea 39 stories sorIe his hi East EastIndian Est EstIndIan EastIndian
Indian yarns yr his technical tehnl stories soie his hisanimal hi hisanimal
animal animl tales tal might so s far fr as the varia variation vi varlalion ¬
lion tn in style is concerned ccerned have been beenwritten beenwritten beenwritten
written by different persene His style stylehas stTlehas stylehas
has changed greatly within recent years yearsbecause yeanbecause yearsbecause
because the style of the bookman is isbound Iebound Isbound
bound to be different from that of the theman theman theman
man of action His earlier stories a Kip Kipling KJpling Jp Jpling ¬
ling lived and felt through every fiber fiberof ftberor fiberof
of his being his later tales are the work workof workor workof
of the student and have a musty flavor flavorvastly ftawrasUy flavorvastly
vastly different from the vigor of the theold theold theold
old days We W are told that browsing browaimramong browMQIamong browsingamong
among old times in a Sussex bookstore bookstorein booklloreIn
in a a village near hie farm he came across acrossan au auan acrossan
an ancient Chronicle of Sussex which whichhe whlehlIe Whichhe
he could not resist buying Mrs Kip Kipling Kipling Kiphug ¬
ling like most mo t wives Ivea whose husbands husbandskeep hu husbandskeep
keep on loading the house down with withbooks withbooks wltbbooks
books objected to the latest purchase purchaseand purcbueand purchaseand
and it is said that Kipling justified it itby Itb Itby
by b avowing that he was going to dig diga diga diga
a new book out of those ancient tombs tombsHe tombsHe tombsHe
He did and Puck of o Pooks Hill is isthe Jathe isthe
the result The story bears the stamp stampof stampor stampof
of truth for though the tales of Puck Puckliave PueJthave Puckhave
have a certain interest Interest they have a stale staleand staleand staleand
and musty taste tasteneither neither their style < nor northeir northeir northeir
their interest comes up to the Kipling Kiplingof
of real life the KIpling of the days daysthat clanthat daysthat
that was was as Mulvaney used to say sayBut 13 13But sayBut
But speaking of style in literature the thebest thebest thebest
best example of it It according to Andrew AndrewLang ADClrewLan AndrewLang
Lang Lan is in the story about the sailor sailorwho sailorwho sailorwho
who was called before his h captain and andasked andked andasked
asked ked to account for a furious fight ft bt that thathad thathad thathad
had taken place on the lower deck Well Wellsir Wellsir Wellsir
sir said the sailor all I laid said was wasThomas waThomas wasThomas
Thomas will you please be bektnct kind enough enoughto enou enouto
to get out of ray hammock and ftDC allow allowme allo allo11M allowme
me to occupy Itr It Says Mr Lang The Thecontrast TbeCOIltraat Thecotraat
contrast between what the sailor must mustreally mustrea mustreally
really rea II have said to bring < on the fight fightand fightand bt btaDd
and the company language 1aD he reported reportedto
to the captain shows a very decided sense senseof aen8eof senseof
of style styleThere styleThere
S S S S SThere
There baa been more than a a little tttUecuriosity littlecm littlecuriosity
cm curiosity lty as to the identity of Ue writer writerwho writerwho writerwho
who signs his work G B Lancaster LancasterBut LaReUterBut LancasterBut
But something som thlng has been don to Wt tt the theveil tlMveil theveil
veil from this mysterious personality per oaUty An Anadmirer Anadmirer Anadmirer
admirer of this writers Titer works wrote to tothe tothe tothe
the publishers asking G B Lancaster for fora fora fora
a photograph and for a description of ofthe otthe ofthe
the personality per onaJlty of the hero ro of his moet moetrecent morecent moatrecent
recent book The Spur In reply the cor correspondent corre correspondent ¬
respondent re pon4lent got a letter from New Zea Zealand ZeaJADd Zealand ¬
land which seems to fix the authors authorsplace auUOIBplace authorsplace
place of residence r eoee and this Ut thi letter which whichseems widellseems whichseems
seems to fix her sex HDo Do not give my myhero myh myherU
hero h a a stiff collar or a daily shave I Icant 1cant Icant
cant have them myself myselfSpeaking myseltSpeaking myselfS
S S S S SSpeaking
Speaking of New Zealand which in all allmatters allmatters allmatters
matters pertaining to municipal and andcounty aDdcounty andcounty
county government t is tine of the most mostprogressive mostprogrHStve meetprogressive
progressive on earth there has recently recentlyreturned recefttJyreturned recentlyreturned
returned there there one John McKae llcN minis minister ma mater minister ¬
ter of lands Ia who has been on a visit to tothe tothe tothe
the United States Be B nas been telling tellingthe teJIIII teJIIIIthe toilingthe
the New Zealanders haw sadly dly they are arebehind arebehind arebehInd
behind In 1 the matter of library facili facilities fadUties fadutties ¬
ties He Has s told them so much of the theefficiency theaftk1encr theefficiency
efficiency of the American Horary that thatthere tbatthere thatthere
there will probably be an Immediate at attempt attempt attempt ¬
tempt to better conditions In New Zea Zealand Zealand Zenland ¬
land Among other things that struck struckMr struckMr truck truckI
Mr Moa was the advisability of ex extending extendln oxtending ¬
tending tendln the uses of the public library so sothat 80that sothat
that it may benefit the children of the theprimary theprimary theprimary
primary school as it ages in the UnMud UnMudStates UnkuclStates UnkedStates
States He also spoke of the noiseless noiselessmechanical nol noiselessmechanical elew elewmechanical
mechanical conveyer of books in use at atthe atthe atthe
the Congressional Library and compared comparedit
it to the laborious book traific of the thelumbering thelumbering thelumbering
lumbering trolley in the British Museum MuseumLibrary MuseumLlbrar MuseumLibrary
Library Although New Zealand is S one oneof oneof oneof
of the most loyal of the British colonies coloniesit coioniMIt
it is said that the loyalty will not extend extendto
to the continuation of Great Britains BrIta1n ob obsciete obclete ohrclete
sciete methods of library management managementIt
It is interesting to learn Uu thte < recently recentlyin
in Japan Maeterlincks Monna Vane Vanawas Y Ywas Vanewas
was acted in Yokohama by a company of ofJapanese ofJapanese ofJapanese
Japanese actors This play dealing with withmedieval withmedleva1 withmedieval
medieval Europe one would think would wouldhave wouldhave wouldhave
have little appeal to the Japanese mind mindbut mindbut mindbut
but it is declared that the theactlDg acting of it itwas Itwas Itwas
was strikingly good The performances performanceswere
were at the Meijl Theater an Institution Institutionpartly lft8tJtutlcnparUy Institutionpartly
partly supported by the government and andthe andbeat andthe
the beat actors of the empire are en enlisted enllated enlisted ¬
listed The acting of Sada Yakko as asMonna asMonna asMonna
Monna Vane was highly spoken of Ka Kawakami Kawakami Kawaltami
wakami played the part of Marco rArco and It Itis Jtis itIz
is said that in the part of Girido the ac actor actor actar ¬
tor Fujtsawa presented the traditional traditionalface tradltlonarface traditionalface
face and figure of the splendid historical historicalfamily hlstoriealfamily historicalfamily
family of the Calomma whose hose latest de descendant de deIIICendant doneendant ¬
scendant in Rome today toda might be taken takenfor taKenfor tlcenfor
for a brother of the Japanese player playerMaeterlincks playerMaeterUnckg playerMneterllncks
Maeterlincks play was of course altered alteredin
in many essentials ea to suit It to the th Japa Japanese Japanese Japenose ¬
nese temperament and as the climax of ofthe oflbe ofthe
the play contained no motive which Jap Japanese JapanetI Japanese ¬
anese audiences could kl appreciate appr Olate the theadapter theadRpter theadapter
adapter took the liberty of making Monna MonnaVana Monnaa MonnaVane
Vane a JIlL die as Princivalle PrlDdya e was led away awayto awayto awayto
to prison on and the cheers of the people peopleshe peopleshe peopleshe
she had saved were echoing noisily from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the streets atr ta It most have been 1 an Inter Interesting = nter nterest1 n1ereating ¬
eating est1 g experiment e perIBl t
Columbia Colum ia So o 10 Entertains Grand GrandOfficers GJandOfficers Grandomcers
Officers of the Order OrderColumbia OrdcrColumbIa OrderColumbia
Columbia Lodge No 10 I 0 O F had hada lIara hada
a meeting Thursday evening on the occa occasion OCClllIon occadon ¬
lIon don of the annual visitation of tho offi officers officers oilcern ¬
cers of the Grand Lodge About ono onohundred onohundred onehundred
hundred and fifty members of the order orderwere ordorvero orderwere
were present Including many from juris jurisdictions jusisdictions juzlsdictions ¬
dictions outside of Washington Exam Examination ExamInation ExamInation ¬
ination of the officers in the secret work workan workan workan
an address by Past Grand Master W W WMlllan WMillan V VMlllnn
Mlllan and remarks on the state of or order order ortier ¬
der by the grand master wound up the theexercises theeterclses theexercises
exercises of the evening In the lodge lodgeroom lOdgeroom lodgeroom
room after which the assembled guests guestsand guestsand guestsand
and members were conducted to the ban banquet banquet banquet
quet room by the entertainment com committee committee corninittee ¬
mittee and there spent an enjoyable two twohours twohours twohours
hours In eating and talking talkingThe tal1dngThe talkingThe
The chairman of arrangements H J JRcdfleld JRedfield JRedfleld
Rcdfleld P G Intimated In a short talk talkthat taUtthat talkthat
that the programme for the evening eveningwould ovenlngw eveningwpuld
would w uld differ in some respects from the theordinary thoordinary theordinary
ordinary custom and instead of calling callingon
on the visitors vl itors to talk ho would prefer preferthat preterthat preferthat
that they the enjoy themselves while some of ofthe ottile ofthe
the members of Columbia Lodge made maderemarks maderemarka maderemarks
remarks John H Hogan P PO G press pressrepresentative pressrepreHntative pressrepresentative
representative of the lodge was called calledupon calledupon calledupon
upon to deliver d lIver a message from tho lodge lodgeto lOdgeto lodgeto
to Garnd Master E W Bardford Mr MrHogan MrEIopn MrHogan
Hogan presented pre entedthe the grand master a atoken atokoo atoken
token of the kindly regard and good goodwishes goodwishes goodwishes
wishes of the lodge lodgeThe lodgeThe lodgeThe
The grand master in accepting the gift giftmade giftmade giftmade
made a speech on the order generally generallyDegree generallyDe generallyDegree
Degree De ce Master J Edward Fowler P G Gtalked Gtalked 0talked
talked entertainingly on the prospective prospectivework prospcctlework prospectivework
work in store for the degree team t am and andGeorge ancGeorge andGeorge
George Gerberich P G outlined some eomeof 60meor someof
of the work that had been done and would wouldsoon iVouldsoon wouldsoon
soon be undertaken toward the opening openingof
of th the carnival of nations which will bo boan blan bean
an interesting IntrestJ event in the near future futureD futurtD futureD
D J Dugan P G of Covenant Lodge LodgeNo LodgeNo LodgeNo
No 13 was also called upon The next nextvisitation nexti nextvisitation
visitation i of the Grand Lodge will m be to toUnion toUnion toUnion
Union Lodge L tomorrow evening No November Xoember Noveinber ¬
ember 1 1MAY l lMAY ItIkY
Fourth Immunes U Si S W V to toElect toEleot toBleat
Elect Ohief in December DecemberGapt DecemberOnlt DecemberOapt
Gapt Hberly Who lto Holdd the Post Fosltlou IodHon Poston
Hon on Xoiv So Declines Decllnc a n n nnomlnntlon lIe Ilenomination lIenomi
nomination nominationMuch nomlnntlonlIIuek nomi nation nationMuck
Much interest is evinced among united unitedSpanish uallodSpaa1ah unitedSpanish
Spanish War at Veterans over the approach approaching apIJftHIchIn approachleg
leg In annual election of officers of the theFourth theFourth theFourth
Fourth Immune Camp the membership membershipof
of which contains many of the prominent prominentmembers prominentmembers prominentmembers
members of o the organization organizationThe orzanlzatlonThe organIzatIonThe
The present NeAt commander of tne Fourth FourthImmunes FourthImm FourthImmunes
Immunes Imm Capt Daniel C Eberly has hasdeclined hasdecllaed baadeclined
declined td t stand for renontlnatkm renontlnatkmthough renoRtnatkmthouP renominationthough
though many of his comrades have tried triedto triedto triedto
to persuade hiss W During his year er of office officethe omcethe oflicethe
the membership of the camp has been beenincreased boenlaereuecl beenincreased
increased nearlY M 5 per cent During Duringthe Duringthe Duringthe
the year one member has been lost 1 by bydeath byd4mth bydeath
death two by transfer and one has been beendropped beendropped beendropped
dropped from the rolls rollEIt rollsIt roijsIt
It is probable that Lieut Peacock will willbe willbe ill illbe
be chosen The Tb election will take place placethe placethe placethe
the second Wednesday in December Be Beside De DeatcJe Bcside ¬
side his duties as department adjutant adjutanttoid adjutllBtend adjutant5nd
end camp adjutant he acted as corre corresponding correpoadin correspending ¬
spending > < secretary ry of the National En Encamptnent Encampmeot Encanpment
camptnent Committee throughout the thesummer thesummer thesummer
summer and early fall and his comrades comradesfeel comradesfeel comradesfeel
feel he is entitled e titJed to promotion Lieut LieutPeacock LleutPeacoek LicutPeacock
Peacock served rved during the Cuban cam campaign earnpsiga ¬
paign 1 as 5 first lieutenant with the Fourth FourthRegiment FourthRechnent FourthRegiment
Regiment U S s V VLieut VLIeut VLicut
Lieut William 1IUam Meiiach well known in inmilitary InJDtIttuY Inmilitary
military circles c1rel Is said to t be slated for forthe forUte frthe
the position of senior vice commander commanderwhile commaatlerwhile commanderwhile
while that of junior vice will go it te tepredicted Itspredicted Ispredicted
predicted to Sergt Ser S G Mawsen Maws n now nowretired nowretired nowretired
retired after thirty years service in the theuniform theuniform theuniform
uniform of Uncle Sam Sergt Mawson Mawsonwas Mavonwas Maweonwas
was in charge of the first detachment of ofUnited ofUnited ofUnited
United States marines landed at Guanta Guantanamo Guantanamo Guantaname
namo from the cruiser Marblehead Iarblebe at the theopening theopeninG theopening
opening of hostilities between b tween the United UnitedStates LnltedStates UnitedStates
States and Spain SpainCapt SpainCapt Spaincapt
Capt Homer J 3 Lockling it is under understood understood understond ¬
stood will be the next chaplain of 0 the theFourth theFourtb theFourth
Fourth Immunes ImmunesAMERICAN ImmunesAMERIOAN ImmunesAI
Clnbhonse CJnbhout4ePrOlJOcl Proposed at the Last JnstIlegralar Jntnebular LastRegular
nebular Meeting MeetingThe MeetingThe IectingThe
The League Lea of American Pen Women Womenheld Womenheld romen romenheld
held their regulrr monthly meeting in inthe int IntltparlOis
the t tltparlOis parlors pa 1ons of the University of Music Jfusicand Musicand rusicand
and Dramatic Art 1917 at L street north northwest northW northwest ¬
west W Mrs Virginia King KIn Frye the pros president Jr8lilIdent prosIdent ¬
ident Ident occupying the chair chairStella chairStella chairStelIe
Stella Reid Crothers associate editor of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Home Magazine farine BobbsMerrill BobbsMerrillCo
Co Indianapolis Ind Mrs Margaret MargaretHammond MargaretHammond MargaretHammond
Hammond widow of the late Judge Ell BiiS EllS EliS
S Hammond of Memphis 8II1phls Tenn and andMrs andXrs andMrs
Mrs Paul Beck of Colorado Springs SpringsColo SpringsColo SpringsCole
Colo were admitted to active member membership membership membership ¬
ship shipA shipA shipA
A resolution re of sympathy was passed passedfor P8s P8sfor passedfor
for Miss Elizabeth A A Hyde correspond corresponding correspondJug ¬
Jug 11 secretary In her severe illness and andMrs andMns andMrs
Mrs F Carl Smith was appointed to fill fillthe nilthe fillthe
the office of corresponding secretary pro protern protern protern
tern A resolution of sympathy was also alsopassed a1sop alsopissed
passed for Mrs I s Christine Walton Dun Dunlap DunaP Dunlap
lap who has recently been ill and con congratuIaUons conatulationl congratulatlons
gratuIaUons were extended upon her suc successful successful sueceesful ¬
cessful efforts in behalf of the Appomat Appomattox Appomattox Appomattox
tox Surrender House Association during duringher dutingbel duringher
her Western trip tripA tripA tripA
A committee consisting of Miss Ilts Mabel MabelLouise MabelLouise laOOlLoulae
Louise White Mrs Juliette M r Babbitt Babbittand B8bbUtand Babbittand
and Miss cU Mary Mar D Carter was appointed appointedto
to draft resolutions in memory memo of Mrs MrsRose MrsROe MrsRose
Rose A Emmons of San Francisco Cal Calwhose Cs1whose Calwhose
whose death occurred a few fe woks ago agoGreetings agoGreetings agoGreetIngs
Greetings from the Illinois Press Club Clubwere Clultwere Clubwere
were presented through an interesting
letter from Mrs 118 Maude M 1 Jackson of ofChteago otCh ofChicago
Chicago ChteagoMrs Ch ChicagoMrs l lMrs
Mrs Frye the president introduced the thesubject tbesubject thesubject
subject of a clubhouse for the League of ofAmerican ofAmerican ofAmerican
American Pen Women which was hearti heartily henrtlly heartily ¬
ly indorsed and an interesting fntcrestlng discussion discussionfollowed discussionfollowed discussionfollowed
followed relative to ways and moons for forcarrying forearryhaA forcarrying
carrying out the project projectMrs projectMrs projectMrs
Mrs Susie Roots Rhodes librarian re reported reported reported ¬
ported several new additions to the thelibrary tMUbrary thelibrary
library among them being Fallina Fallina a anovel anonl anovel
novel by Mrs rs Rosa Meyers re feye ers Mumma of ofSea orSea ofSea
Sea Girt X K J and The Divine Life Lifeby Life Lifeby Lifeby
by Mrs Celestia Root Lang Lan of Chicagolfrs Chicago ChicagoMrs ChicagoMrs
Mrs La Salle Corbell Pickott generously gcneroU81 gcneroU81otrerecl g ncrously
offered the use of her apartments at the th
Ontario to the league as headquarters headquarterswhich headquarterswhich
which was accented with the thanks and andappreciation andappreclat1on andappreciation
appreciation of th the members The Tli next nextmeeting nextmeettnc nextmeeting
meeting of the league will be at the On
You may sing of homes of childhood far away awaYdown down on n the farm farmWhere fa farmWhere m mWhere
Where in innocence IDRoce bucolic 11e once you played playedTheres playedT1t4res playedTh4res
Theres a home down in the city nineteen stories up whose charm charmThrows charmr charmThrows charmThrows r
Throws the antiquated farmhouse in the Made ffhadeTheres MadeTbects shad shadTheres
Theres no boneyauekie honeysuckle twining and no wild flowers blossom there thoreAnd thQre thQreAd thereIntl
And no birds bln so sweetly sweet1 warble and all that thatYet thatYet thatYet
Yet of homes hom to be remembered there Is none that will compare compareWith oompareWIth compareWith
With that dear old little home up in the fiat fiatThough fiatT1Mtach flatThough
Though It knew no joyous ditties of a tuneful tll fuI rustic band bandIt banaIt bendIt
It was Ailed with sounds whose memory memorymak onakes me and sftdQl s d dat
Ql the man who plunked the banjo and the tbegirrw1t sirfwho banged the the grand grandAnd gra grandAnd d dAnd
And the chap that scraped the bargaincounter ba aeoll11ter Strad StradBut SbnaBut StratiBut
But my children reached a adozen dozen and I had to occupy 0CC11PtOther occupyOther < x xOther
Other quarters where theres thf rps room to swing a cat catFor catFOr catFor
For tie quite beyond all reason to tolnereue increase awl multiply multiplyIn
In that dear old little JlW heme h me up u upis m tn the flat listWlLIiIAatTIPTOJv flatWILLIA1 flatWILLIAMTIPTONrALBOTT
Point PoilltLace Lace to Be Used as Pro Profnsely Profns Profnseiy
fnsely fns ly as Means Permit Permitm fernlitNEW PermitNEW
Mrs Irs Roosevelt Adheres it < p Simplicity Simplicityof
of Dress that Has Been Her I1 r Char Characteristic CltatncterlstlcMrso Charactcristlc3frs ¬
acteristic ncterlstlcMrso Mrs Rufuft Peekliain PeekliainMm PeekluunlUr PeckliamuMrs
Mm lUr JT B Scott and Dime do 1 In laFosse InFosse inPosse
Fosse Seen in Stunning Costumes CostumesThe COlltumellThe CostumesThe
The next nextfew few w Weeks eoks ks which are rich in inweddings inweddings inweddings
weddings will not only onJybdng o ly bring out some somenotably somenombly somenotably
notably handsome bridal gowns but by byreason byronson byreason
reason of the many gupsti gujta uostS to be enter entertained entertalned entertamed ¬
tamed at the various caropanloe where whereevery whereovery whereevery
every one will don their newest neWest and best bestwill bestwlJI bestwill
will afford a fair opportunity of seeing seeingthe seeingthe seeingthe
the smartest gowns of the coming winter winterFor wlnt winterFor r rFor
For the brides there is a decided re return return return ¬
turn to white satin the heavier the bet better better better ¬
ter with little trimming beyond the usuai usualpoint usuaipolntlace usuaipointiace
point polntlace Iace used in as great profusion as asthe nsthe asthe
the purse or taste of the wearer may ma sag suggest auggost saggust ¬
gust gestExcept gostExcopt gustExcept
Except at the weddings w lngl there will be becomparatively becomparaUvoly becomparatIvely
comparatively little opportunity opport r1lty or in inclination Inclination inclinatlon ¬
clination for ceremonious dressing until untilDecember untilDecember untilDecember
December DecemberThe DecemberTbe DecemberThe
The average Washington maid or ma matron matron matron ¬
tron Is is perfectly contented with wi th this lit little 1ItUo littie ¬
tie season 6 n of r complete independence independencewhich IndQPondoncewhich Iudqpondencewhich
which permit her to go about to after afternoon arternoon afternoon ¬
noon teas and Informal dinners to the thetheater thetheater thetheater
theater with 1th or without a supper party p rty to tofollow fAfoJIov tofollow
follow In her last years clothes as a re result r rsuIt resuit ¬
suIt she enjoys a serenity of manner and andpeace andpeace andpeace
peace of mind quite incomprehensible Incomprehen lble to toher toher toher
her more servile sister > Itel from Now Xow York Yorkor Yorkor Yorkor
or some other cities cltl when last years yearsclothes yearsclothes ears earsCIOUles
clothes are unknown in smart society societyand societyand societyand
and where the wearing wrlng of a a summer hat hatin hatIn hatIn
in the autumn would be sufficient to de debar de debar dobar ¬
bar Its wearer forever from fashionable fashionabledrawing fashionabledrawing ublonabtedrawing
drawing rooms roomsParade roomspnrade roomsParade
Parade on F Street StreetThe StreetThe StreetThe
The really newest gowns on view just justnow juatnow joEnow
now are rlt in the shopping regions along F Fstreet Fstreet FStreet
street where scores of amaH women are areto areto areto
to be met every day from 11 to t 1 oclock oclockand oelockaOO oeioekand
and at the small and thus far informal informalteas informalteas informalteas
teas of the afternoon with Sunday at the theCfcevy UteCtt thettevy
Cfcevy Chase Clue ClueFor Clu CluFor ClubFor
For morning wear nearly every one Is teout Isout IsOut
out in new gowns many man of them with withthe withthe tit titthe
the mark of a London er Paris tailor con concealed eonceAled conceled ¬
cealed beneath the collar giving a happy happyconsciousness hapPrcon happyconscIousness
consciousness con ou ne to the po possessor c ssor thereof thereofMrs thereoCIrs thereoflr
Mrs lr Reo Roosevelt whose wboMexampie example xmp of alma simplicity Itmp almapUrity ¬
pUrity p in dress has received much muchnotice muehnotice muchnotice
notice since her coming comnin to the White WhiteHouse WhiteHouse WhiteHouse
House made frequent downtown excur excursions excuraloes xeur110M ¬
aloes In the few days before selling 1i for forPanama torPaDama forPanama
Panama wearing a plain but wellcut wellcutniack welJcutblade Wellcutblack
blade cloth jacket and skirt with withmedium v1tbmedium withmedium
medium round Mack hat ha t the latter turn turned turafCt tarsed ¬
ed off the face to the left side and trim trimmed trimmed ¬ 1 1mecl
med in Mack wings wingsJ wln wingsLad i ia1
J Lad a1 ad > Durand Avoids Shops ShopsLady ShopsLdy I
Lady Durand wife of the British Brl h Am Ambassador AmIohOM Ambsaendor ¬
bassador whose sudden retirement from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the diplomatic service is one of the pros presentday preaNtda7 proseatday ¬
entday wonders seldom penetrates Peltetrat to tothe tothe tothe
the F street shops She te to be met methowever met methoever methowever
however nearly any fair Cai morning taking takinga takln taklna
a a constitutional out Connecticut aveenue aveenueand awen awenand aveenueand
and looking much > 1I1e1l Improved toy her long longresidence longr longresidence
residence r at Lenox LenoxLast LenoxLast LenoxLast
Last week she be was seen wearing one of ofher oCMr ofher
her most becoming gowns a a dahlia dahliacolored dahllacolored dahliacolored
colored cloth made with round skirt skirtwhich skirt skirtwblch skirtwhich
which escapes e the ground by at least leastthree leaatthree leastthree
three Inches the skirt headed by a soft softgirdle sottnlie softgirdle
girdle nlie of dahliacolored silk and worn wornwith WOI1l1tla wormwith
with 1tla a short Eton jacket jacketThe jaeketTbe jacketThe
The latter made to be closed or open openaccording opena openaccording
according a to the weather or the fancy fancyof faaeyot fancyof
of tho wearer te finished with a deop deopsilk deopsilk deepsilk
silk collar slightly pointed in the back hackand backand backand
and trimmed with a twoinch ruffle of ofwhite orwhite ofwhite
white hire which forms a waistcoat waistcoateffect wai waistcoateffect teoat teoate
effect e < ect In front The sleeves are long with withsflktlnished withsilkfinished 1tb 1tbsll1tftDlahed
sflktlnished cdffs c aS A rather large toque toqueIn toqueIn toquein
In dahlia shades sh des with close eose fose trimming trimmingand ttimmlnclid trimmingand
and heavily stitched gloves complete this thiscostume thlacotume thiscostume
costume costumeMrs cotumeIrs costumeMrs
Mrs Rufus W Peckham wife of Mr MrJustice MrJutice MrJusflce
Justice Peckham of the Supreme Court Courtafter Courtattn Courtafter
after several years of mourning te wear wearIng nearIng tear tearInl
Ing a smart gown in light gIIt gray cloth the theskirt tbesldrt theskirt
skirt somewhat longer than the usual usualtailor 1I6ualtailor usualtailor
tailor gown and the coat trimmed in gray
braid With this goes a gray toque and andparticularly andparUculerly andparticularly
particularly long loni and rich feather boa boashading boa boashadIng
shading 8 from a deep steel gray to a pro pronounced pronounced pronounced ¬
nounced and lustrous 1u tlOus silver silverMrs slIYMJlr silverMrs
Mrs Jlr Scott Favors Rough Cloth ClothAnother ClothBOtber ClothAnother
Another dignified toilet in which the thegray thegray thegray
gray tones predominate te that of Mrs MrsN MrsN Irs IrsN
N B Scott wife of the Senator from fromIWest fromreet fromwr
IWest wr reet Virginia j whose favorite shopping shoppinggown shoppinggown shoppinggown
gown te of rough cloth se dark as to be bealmost bea1molt hoalmost
almost black with severely ereJ made three threequarter threequarl6r threequarter
quarter dosefitting eJo coat and plain round roundskirt roUskirt roundskirt
skirt skirt just escaping e the ground With Withthte Withthis WJthtbis
this she wears a new ne and modish stole of ofchinchilla rehinebllia dfchinchilla
chinchilla fur and carries a large muff muffto Jnutrto muWto
to match and soft round hat of black blackvelvet blackvelvet blackvelvet
velvet silver lv r embroidered and finished ftn18hedmUt finishedwith
iwith with black aigrette aigretteMadame aigretteIadamedes aigretteMadame
Madame Iadamedes des Portes de la Fosse wife of ofthe ortbe ofthe
the counselor cf the French embassy who whoI whohas whoIsas
I has just ju t returned from her native land landte landis
te wearing a remarkably wellcut rough roughcloth roughcloth roughcloth
cloth that might have either dark red re4 or orbrown orbrown orbrown
brown as its predominating hue the theblending theblending theblending
blending of several tones being so delicate delicateas
as to leave the closest observer in doubt doubtTie doubtlJ1e doubtle
Tie lJ1e skirt which bleb just escapes the themind thegrduad
gnlund mind is perfectly plain and close fit ntting fitUng fithag
ting about the waist the necessary ncc sor flare fiueat flareat j jat
at the bottom being entirely entlr ly dependent dependenton
on the skillful lines along which hlob the skirt skirtis skirtIs skirtis
is cut cutThe c cutThe t tThe
The jacket is a threequarter length lengthclose IengUlclo lengthclose
close e fitting and stogiebreasted totally totallywithout to totallywithout l13 l13without
without trimming beyond the velvet v lvet of ofrich
rich brown and metal buttons In fancy fancygilt fanC fanCgUt fancygilt
gilt The latter which are aresiightly slightly larger largernot largernot largernot
not only closed the front but were used to tomark tomark tomark
mark the waist line m In the back quite quitelike quitelike
like a mans coat The modish hat to go gowith gov1th gowith I
with this is a soft felt of t a wood brawn brawnshade brownshade brawnshade
shade the crown of which whl h Is quite pro pronounced pronounced proflounced ¬
nounced It is trimmed In folds of brown brownvelvet broWJ1Yelvet brownvelvet
velvet and soft pink silk 9IJk with the right rightside rightside rightside
side further ornamented by a pink Ink bird birdfiat birdflAt birdflat
flAt against the crown and andextendlng extending from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the front of the brim well back on tho low lowcoiffure lowcoiffure lowcoiffure
coiffure A cachepcign of pink silver and andthe andthe
the inevitable brown tulle tilts the hat to tothe tothe tothe
the proper angle well over the brow browSheridan browSherhlnn browSheridan
Sheridan twins In Red ReclThe RedThe i iThe
The twin daughters of Mrs Philip H HSberida1 HSheridan i iSheridan
Sheridan are wearing suits of red cloth clothmade clotbmade clothmade
made alike with short skirts laid in nar narrow narrow j jrow
row plaits about the tb waist and hips and andhort aoohort andshort
short hort Eton jackets opening o nlng over whltel whltelmuslin whi white whitemuslin to tomuslin
muslin Douses The High girdles are of ofred ofredS1lk ofred
red redS1lk silk and the reveres rever s of Of the smart lit little little littIe ¬
tle jackets also of red silk silkTlielr sUkTheir silkTheir
Their hats are a modified sailor shape shapewith sMPlwtth shapewiti
with fclds of red taff tafiota ota ribbon and velvet velvetcf velvetCf elvotcr
cf the same shade encircling the crown crownand CaOwnalld crownand
and forming a large chou at the left leftside ltftside leftside
side Shaded red quills piercing the chou chouand chouand chouand
and cachepeigne of the taffeta ribbon com completed 00111plEted cornpieted ¬
pleted the trimming trimmingMiss trimmingMias trimmingMiss
Miss Jean Crosby youngest daughter daughterof
of the late Admiral Pierce Crosby Crosb who vhohas whobas whohas
has just t returned from an eighteen eighteenmonths eighteenmoaths eighteenmnoaths
months residence in Europe with innu innumerable Innumerable intromerable ¬
merable pretty gowns is wearing a short shorttailor shorttailor shorttailor
tailor suit of blue and green plaid of ofrather otrathor ofratlior
rather large pattern but so well broken in inthe Inthe n nthl
the different lines of color as to be most mostpleasing mostplaasing mostpleasing
pleasing to the eye as well as very ery be becoming becoming beComing ¬
coming the blond coloring of its hand handsome handsome hand50WO ¬
some wearer wearerThe wearorThe wenrorThe
The skirt Is made with deop pleats from frombelt trombelt frombelt
belt to hem ea6h pl pleat U trimmed in black blacksilk blncksilk blamksilk
silk braid Tho short Eton jacket Is also alsotrimmed alsot1immed alsotrimmed
trimmed In black braid braid and worn over overa
a soft white blouse with a red patent patentleather patentlIMber patentleather
leather belt taking the thepJaee place of the usual usualgirdle usunlgirdl usualgfrdI
girdle girdleThe girdl girdlThe gfrdIThe
The smart s rt little hat topping this is of offancy offancy
fancy braid containing all the colors of
the suit suit and several addltioml tones in inred Infed inred
red The Th hat Is a round sailor shape shapeworn sbapoworn shapeworn
worn tilted over the face ace with 1th trimming trimmingof
of dark velvet and red roses rosesA rosesUs rosesMiss
Miss Us Inttlngls Gown GOtTnA GownA
A particularly modish visiting gown gownbrought gO gObrought gownbrought
brought out last week we8 is Miss Winifred WinifredMattinglys WJnlCrodMattinglys WinifredMattinglys
Mattinglys pastel blue broadcloth made madewith madewith madewith
with a round skirt laid in flat side pleats pleatswhich plootswhlclt pleatswhich
which extend from the bolt almosuto almost to the thehorn tbohorn theham
horn the latter just escaping the ground groundTho groundTho groundThe
Tho coat is long and clotefltting in the theback thelllclc theback
back but cut off at the waistcoat line lineleaving line linelenvlng lineleaving
leaving the front and sides sl sidO os of the skirt skirtwell skirtwell skirtwell
well in view The waistcoat is of the thesame thesome thesome
some blue cloth richly embroidered embroidered in inblue Inblue inblue
blue and silver > l1vor The reveres which lay laywell laywell la lawell
well back toward the shoulders are treat treated treated t ted ¬
ed to the same embroidery as also are arethe aretbe arethe
the cufCs cus of the long coat sleeves A Ablouse AbloUlo Ablouse
blouse of white Irish lace shows show above the thelowcut theJowcut thelowcut
lowcut waistcoat waistcoatWith walstcOlltWith waistcoatWith
With this Miss Mattlngly wears a large largeround largeround largeround
round hat of black velvet v lvet the crown e1 wn of ofwhich ofwWch ofwhich
which is s quite pronounced being iDg encir encircled enelrcl encirclod ¬
clod cl d by loose graceful gracet 1 folds of meiine meiineending meltnondlng maim maimending
ending in a chou at t the left side from fromwhtch fromwhich
which flow a cluster of beautiful black bIIIckostrich blackostrich
ostrich tips the longest going well down dcrsvnthe downthe 31tn 31tnthe
the back to the low lo coiffure coiffureAnother coitrureAnother coiffureAnother
Another stylish visiting gown in coat coatand coatand coatand
and skirt model te a white broadcloth broadclothworn broadclothworn broadclothworn
worn by b Miss Pauline Magruder with withtouches withtouches withtouches
touches of old blue about the jacket and andcarried andcarried andcarried
carried out in the trimming of a large largewhite 1ar largewhite e ewhite
white hat Miss 11 Magruders ta skirt te par particularly puUcularly particularly ¬
ticularly worthy of mention as a it is a re return return return ¬
turn to the double skirt of long ago go be being be beIng betog ¬
ing 1n two distinct pieces similar to todoublt a adouble adouble
double flounce but fitting closely with a agraceful agraceful agraceful
graceful flare at the tb foot Each section sectionIs aectloa1811slahed
Is 1811slahed Jtalshed by a threeInch row of narrow narrowwmre narrowwhl narrowwhite
white whl o silk braid The coat eo t also has white whitebraid whiteblftld whitebrId
braid In graceful motifs m Ur in addition to tothe tothe tothe
the pastel embroidery entbrofd r of old blue that thatforms thAtforme thatforms
forms a narrow edge on Mh uh front The hat hatte batIf hatin
te of large soft white felt felt the wide brim brimturned brimturned
turned well up at the left side kle by a cluster clusterof clusterof
of blue ccque feathers The crown is trim trimmed trimmed trimmod ¬
med with a wreath of foliage and the now nowpopular nowpopular nowpopular
popular clusters of grapes the latter tak taking takIng taking ¬
ing on the prevailing blue tone tonePRESIDENT tODePRESIDENT tonePRESIDENT
Battle Ship Louisiana Fitted Up Upwith Upwith Upwith
with Most Luxurious Quarters QuartersWill QuarrersJlI QuartersVllI
Will JlI Be in Close Touch with the theCountry tileCountr IkeCountry
Country Countr by b Wireless at Every EveryThe acrTSinge BvryStage
Singe of Hcr Voyage YOTneThe VoyageThe
The new battle ship Leafctaa LoaIetaaa on which whichPresident wlakhPr0 whichPresident
President Pr0 44ent Roosevelt Roo is making MB trip tripto tripto tripto
to Panama Pa was completely refitted for forthe forthe forthe
the Presidents PreaI4e t a use The Presidential Presidentialquarters PJrNldnta1quarlers Pseeldeutlalquarters
quarters are the finest ever installed on onan onan onan
an American manofwar The Navy NavyDepartment NaTJDepartment NavyDepartment
Department has left nothing undone for forconvenience forconnnience forconvenience
convenience and comfort on this trip and andwith aDdWith andwith
with the aid of the th powerful wireless wtre ap apparatus ap apparatus apparatus ¬
paratus which has been insulted t the thePresident thePr thePresident
President Pr t will be in constant communica communication cmmunlcation ¬
tion with Washington WashingtonThe Wuhgt WuhgtThe WashingtonThe
The Presidents quarters will occupy occupynearly 00C1IP1nearly occupynearly
nearly onequarter of the space of one onedeck ODedock onedeck
deck and have been made by tearing out outdoors outdoors outdoors
doors and throwing the quarters of the theadmiral Uteadmtral theadmiral
admiral and captain Into one sun t Ti Tan The Theare r rare
are separated from the rest t of the ship shipby ahfpby shipby
by a temporary bulkhead and the Presi President Prealdent President ¬
dent will have as much mue privacy as he hewould hewould hewould
would have ba in the White House HouseOf HouaeOt HouseOf
Of great interest to the nation the thePresidents tIe tIePrestdents 11 11Presidents
Presidents trip Is of particular interest interesthi
In the navy marking mart ftK as it does the prac practical plaeUcal practical ¬
tical initiation into actual work of the thenewest tlteJKIeH thenewest
newest and largest fighter in Uncle Sams Samsservice SasrYtee Samsservice
service rYtee The Louisiana made a prelimi preliminary preI1mJD8lY preftmninary ¬
nary run to Cuba as a test teat but that did didnot cIldnot didnot
not count countPresident COUDtPrteldJtt countPrieldent
President Roosevelts quarters are af afla An AnIa aftIn
la the suite suit are a a large Ia reception cm room roomwhere roomwbere roomwhere
where state dinners and offtctel receptions receptionswill receptloaIn recptlonswill
will In be held on the trip when w en the Presi President Pre9d9 Preeldent ¬
dent t receives the heads h of Southern s tMra tMraernments gov governments govornaments ¬
ernments a large 1ar e living Uvt g room for general generaluse generaluse eaeral eaeralute
use of the President and his party a abreakfast abreAkfat abreakfast
breakfast and smoking room where the thePresident thePraklent thePresident
President will attend to official ometalJocated buIneselocated business businesslocated
located In l the stern of the battiesMp battiesMpand batt1e batt1esdpand ip ipand
and with 1th fine light the Presidents P nts state stateroom stateroom stateroom ¬
room room designed for the admiral quar quarters quarn quartees ¬
tees n a large stateroom intended for the Jberaa theadmirals theadmirsis
admirals raa chief of staff statr for Mrs Roose Roosevelt RoosenIt Reesevelt ¬
velt nIt and six other staterooms and bath bathrooms bathroom bathrooms ¬
rooms for other members of the party partyThe partyTbe partyThe
The President wiUhreak will weak traditions in inthe inthe Inthe
the navy by spending t so long IDa a time on OIlship a aship aship
ship There will be no special decorations decorationsIn
In the Presidents quarters excepting exceptingthat exeepdDthat exceptingthat
that there will be a a few additional wicker wickerchairs wtekerchairs wickerchairs
chairs a large desk where the official pa papers papers paporn ¬
pers will be kept and lounges for use in intropical Intropical Intropical
tropical climates climatesThese ellDNttftJquartrs climatesThese
These quarters are well w U lighted and andventilated 884ventflat andventilated
ventilated ventflat The reception and living livingrooms JlTtngrooms livingmoms
rooms are separated Sfparat hy a a corridor from fromwhich fromwhich rom romwhlcb
which leads the stairways to the deck deckAt deckA deckAt
At A t no time during the trip will ill Presi President President Prestdent ¬
dent Roosevelt be more than an hour houraway houraway houraway
away from Washington By y wireless Care Carehas Carebas Carehas
has been taken in making 1IIak1 the Itinerary Itineraryof
of the th Louisiana to keep within constant constantcommunication eoMtaDtcommunication constantcommunication
communication by wireless with stations stationson
on shore which can at once send mes messages Im8e15 me mesages ¬
sages e15 to or from Washington Va ton to the ship shipLieut sblpLieut shipLieut
Lieut Frank Taylor Evans the Presi Presidents Praldents Presidents ¬
dents newly appointee nppolnt aloe aJde a son of ofRear ofRear ofRear
Rear Adralral Evans has been assigned assignedthe am amthe assignedthe
the work of keeping the President t m mconstant bL bLconstant inconstant
constant communication with Washing Washington Washingten VhlDgton ¬
ton Messages Metg can be sent anywhere anywherealong anywherealonS anywherealong
along the route of th th ship s p to otto or ormore ormore ormore
more stations on shore which relay to toWashington toWuhlngton toWashington
Washington When hen on the isthmus the thePresident thePresfdeftt thePresident
President will be continually in communi communication eommuntC conmmufflcation ¬
C cation tlon by telephone and telegraph with withthe withtbe withthe
the wireless station at Panama PanamaPound PDaJUFound PanamaFound
Found Bicycle fccle Waiting altln for Him HimA 111mA himA
A Washington clergyman paid a pa parochial parochial parochial ¬
rochial visit recently to a woman who wholives wlloIhes wholives
lives in a Connecticut avenue apartment apartmenthouse apartmentboUH apartmentboue
house The hour of the visit was at atoeiock atoclock 5 5oclock
oclock and it was quite dark when wh he hedeparted hedep hedeparted
departed departedThe dep departedThe rted rtedThe
The following morning he started at 11 11oclock 11oclock 11oclock
oclock upon some parish business 1tu ness which whichreauhed whichrequired whichrequired
required the services of his bicycle He Hecould Hecould Hecould
could not find nd the machine and 00 upon uponsearching uponse uponsearching
searching se reJdng his bi memory recalled the fact factthat factthat factthat
that he had made the visit Isit of the pre previous preyious previous ¬
vious afternoon on his bicycle but in inleaving InleaYing inleaving
leaving the apartment nt house the way waywas waywas waywas
was so blocked with automobiles and car carriages carIiages earmlges ¬
riages that in failing to see his machine machinehe machbtehe machinelie
he had entirely enUrel forgotten its existence existenceami exlsleBceand existenceand
and returned home on foot footA CootA footA
A visit to t Connecticut avenue velnu revealed revealedthe rev revealedthe AMd AMdthe
the bicycle outside the apartment house housein boUleIn housein
in the exact position against a tree trunk
in which hlch the clergyman had left It ItWashington It ItYuh itWaslington
Washington Yuh tton is an honest city cityWhat cityImt cityWhat
What Imt Attracted Kim KimPram IUmFJo HintPam
Pram FJo the PHifedelphia ia I PNIc PNIcStop IrnsStop > i w wStop
Stop commanded Miss Nurox with wit a adisdainful adl adisdainful
disdainful dl sniff The Idea of your pro proposing propo9In proposing ¬
posing po9In to a lady in my station of life lifeYQU UfcYQu lifeYqu
YQU ought oug tt to know better betterWell betterell betterWell
Well ell replied Mr Hunter I do know knowbetter knowlJetter knowbetter
better but no richer richerOPPORTUNITY richerOPPORTUXITY richerOPFORTUXITY
It Ithnottrsetlntl te not tra true Ut I COM CDIM CDIMItM ssoaoe ssoaoeltaoctis BO man manKweJctec
KweJctec ltaoctis tDI once I do Ml ted you aa to toPer taP inPu
Per P ertrr dy I am a at your door doorTV cIoorTv donTo
TV meet tst and a d greet t eet you JOIIlWall sl sled sledwaut d te teW
W Wall fl not far f JH e as pawd awmj awmjNor a aUll asa asathlsk
Nor think Ull jour chances on i tb the wise wiseBwl maeBat e ent
Bat trot and a d wait the oomiit ClDBltRr ClDBltRrTlt 4nj 4njTbca doyThen
Then attire again wig attest t and XMB XMBTbink maiL maiLntnk mealsThink
Think not of bopes that haw huetkM huetkMOr Oat OatOr fistOr
Or the t e to joJ8 i that might lat have tees teesThey MeaThe beesThey
They an numbered with ith the tad tadAad dMdad deed4tsd
Aad ad cannot help you win winDec iDDtQ winDeep
Dec Deep IB gtecm I yon afefa sad w WHIt WHItY8QH weepYuzlI p pYooH
YooH not drire me from NIt jwr usr doer doorRowed doerncI doerltennt
Rowed from Tau ddaaif sleep stconYOB pY sleepr
YOB Y wfll not ity I COMe ma ao more moreBekward IBOnD moorsBeeweni
Bekward D do not nib wink anbtat anbtatOf awbutor aiIiaitof
Of lest opportiwnra fIIJIOI1 R7 tettfoK WUl g Uo blow bIwFJoos blowFomn i iFrom
From blotted i PIe s of Ute past pastTurn JIUtTurn patTurn
Turn to teares lea T a as whit Mte aa wow wowOn allOWOn mowOn
On the tMso white learn lee yau y may wriLe wriLeThe m8The wrkeThe
The tale ale of snows lt ta its unit unitTell unity unityTcll unityTnt
Tell the story of winnfep s the lIght SgbtAnd lIghtAnd ght ghtAnd
And smile at the lost opporteatty opporteattyJ porW tUI
non l tile Chicago RoeonMIerafcl RoeonMIerafclIsnt RoecrdUmldIsnt Itomrd41e1aIdIsnt
Isnt It funny said Id the widow as she shethoughtfully shethoughtfully shethoughtfully
thoughtfully twisted the bachelors even evening ecning evenbig ¬
ing newspaper into a row of accordion accordionplaits accordionpla1t11 accordionplaits
plaits what a sensation a woman ore creates crcates oreate ¬
ates when she does anything original originalThe originalThe 1 1The
The bachelor glanced upapprehonslvely upapprehonslvelyI
I hope he began tinxiously you youhavent youhavent youhavent
havent bean doing anything anythingOf
Of course not Mr Travers inter interposed InterIHtI interPosed ¬
posed tho widow hurriedly Im thinking thinkingabout thinkingabout thinkingabout
about that Chicago C lcagC1 girl who offered hor horself horHit horself
self for sale at her market value Why Whyshould Whyshould Whyshould
should men ho so astonished astonishedWe astonhthedVe astonishedWe
We Ve arent astonished protested the thebachelor thebaehelor thebachelor
bachelor mournfully watching wat btng the trans transformation transformation ns nsfonnaUon ¬
j formation of his night edition into a afluted aBute a afluted
J fluted < ruffle at anything you do Were Wereoaly Wereonly Wereonly
only hurt hurtWhy turtWhyr hurtWhyT
Why Whyr asked the widow suddenly re releasing reIeaalpg reIeea1ig ¬
leasing the accordion plaits and begin beginning begfnnln beginsing ¬
sing nln to fold old them crosswise Because Becauseone Becauseone Becauseone
one of us lau discovered that we have a amarket 8market amarket
market value Because women are be beginning be beglnnl beglnningto ¬
ginning glnnl glnningto to appreciate their intrinsic worth worthand worthand worthand
and to demand a return for value re received receJvod recelvod ¬
ceived Heretofore she sh went on onIng war wavring warlog
ing the night nl ht edition dramatically what whathas Whathu Whathas
has woman stood for in the matrimonial matrimonialequation matrimonIaleQuation matrimonialequation
eQuationx equation equationX
x X rej rplied T pHed Hed the bachelor laconically laconicallyThe laeonlcalIyThe laconIcallyThe
The widow stopped stopp suddenly with With the thewrinkled therinkJecI thewrinkled
wrinkled rinkJecI paper in midair midairI
I dont know what you mean Mr MrTraver MrTravera 1 1Travers
Traver she remarked coldly coklt cokltx
X x explained the bachelor Is the un unknown unknown usknows ¬
I known quantity quantitythe the thing that keeps keepsyou keepsyou heapsyou
you guessing Ue IIlns and andAnd nndAnd andAnd
And yet retorted the widow tHe tHemlnut U9minute theminut
mlnut minute one of o us explains herself and andbecomes andbecomes andbecomes
becomes a known quantity man lifts up
his hands in horror horrorIn horrorat horrorIn
In selfprotection you mean melllIto correct corrected cornde correctoil ¬
ed the bachelor taking takIR out a cigar and andlighting andlighting
lighting It tlng it reflectively He doesnt want wantmatrimony waatmatrImony ut utmatrimony
matrimony abolished altogether which it itwould Itwould itwould
would be if we alt knew In advance advanceNot adYaJlCe adYaJlCeNot advanceNot
Not at all returned r9tum d the widow em emphatically empliaticaily ¬
phatically That Thats just what I mean If Ifa la Ifa
a men 1M knew in advance exactly what he hewas begetting hewas
was getting in the Ulewar way of C a wife there therewould therewould therewould
would ba b less I disappointment and au unbap unbappiness unhapiInes
piness afterward If every woman were wereappraised wereappn wereappraised
appraised appn Rd and marked at her true value valuation valuelion aJUIltIoR ¬
lion before marriage fewer men would be betied betlect betied
tied up to 9S per cent jolly and 2 per percent perceat percent
cent cook cookOr cookOr
Or 86 per cent tailor and 15 per cent centfigure
figure added the bachelor thoughtfully
Wives continued the widow calmly calm
ignoring the interruption would be beproperty beproperty beproperty
property distributed at the altar The Themiserly ThonriHrl Themiserly
miserly nriHrl old gentleman gentleman with his eye on onbis onbla onhis
his money box would hesitate he several severaltimes geeraltimes severaltimes
times beore marrying the girl with a 2 2per Ii Iiper Q Qper
per cent bonbon appetite or a to per cent centJewel centjewel centjewel
Jewel fad H He would prefer to tie up upsensibly upsensibly
sensibly to the comfortable oW maid maidwith maidwith maidwith
with an income of her own and her heart heartla heartIn heartIn
In the bank whUe the rapturous young youngman youngmaa youngman
man in search of sentiment enUm nt would look lookwith lookwith lookwith
with a cold eye upon the calculating calculatingwoman caleulatingWOIINUI calculatingwoman
woman of the world v rkl 4 40 per cent selfin selfinterest seJfIntere selfinterest ¬
terest whom he now wooes so ardently ardentlyIt
It wouldnt be the slightest temptation to toArabella toAra toArabella
Arabella eJIfl to palm oft store sponge cake cakeon cakeOR cakeOIL
on Harold as her own make nor to tolead tohim tolead
lead him to believe b 1fee that the imported importedfrock Jmportedfrock importedfrock
frock she wears Is her own manufacture manufactureOCP
5i OCP ould know that the moment he got gother gother
her home and discovered the seamy side sideto sideto sideto
to her disposition dl and the thin places in inher inher
her character he could couldReturn couldReturn
Return her C O D to papa and sue suethe suethe suethe
the old man for getting money under underfalse underfahe
false 4 pretenses finished the bachelor en enthusiastically entimuetastically ¬
thusiastically thusiasticallyMarriage thuelastJeallyMarriage timuetasticallyMarriage
Marriage went on the widow with ith an aninspired anmaplred anInspired
inspired look would be an honest honester honesterertramaetlon er erer r rertranaactioD
er ertranaactioD ertranaactioDThere ertramaetlonThere transaction transactionThere
There wouldnt be any marriage pro protested protested ¬
tested the bachelor ruefully Its only onlyour oalyour onlyour
our Illusions about women MOW MO that lure lureus hireus
us into it Jt It would be terribly herd herdIts ltcldIt bardIts
Its It hard now sighed the widow wWewwith widowwit widowwith
with her chin on her hand and her ayes ayeson eyesonthefire es eson
on onthefire onthefireHard the are Ar ArHard
Hard On the gin I mean mea explained explainedthe exphUnedUse explainedthe
the bachelor bachelorNot bachelorNot bachelorNot
Not half so hard as being wrongly ro glT ap appraised appralftd appraised ¬
praised and then readjusted and made madeover madeoer madeover
over after aft marriage declared the widow widowpromptly widowpromptly dow dowpromptly
promptly No man knows the shock a awoman awoman awoman
woman receives when she discovers that thatshe th8tshe thatshe
she has got to live up to a standard that thatis thatIs thatIs
is half angel el and half cook Most 1 lot of the thecases thecasec thecases
cases In the divorce courts could be betraced betraced betraced
traced to womans Oman deception dec ptlen before mar marriage marriage martinge ¬
riage and mans man attempt at her reforma reformation reformation reformatioti ¬
tion afterward a terward But But she pursued pursuedthoughtfully purs purstbo pursuedthoughtfully
tbo thoughtfully tf1llb if Jtthey they couid all be re reduced re reduced reduced ¬
duced to a common denominator and la labeled labele4n Iabeled ¬
beled bele4n
Labeled exclaimed the bachelor bachelorWho baehe1orHWho bachelorWhO
HWho Who would dare to label them And Andwhere Andwhere Andwhere
where would you And a common denomi denominator denomltor denominator ¬
nator tor when no two of them are alike alikeMasculine alikeX alikeMasculine
Masculine X ift8 taste said the widow wIdo look looktag 1eokm looktag
tag up reflectively re ecttvel under one curl could couldbe eouldbe couldbe
be the common de1HH denominator We Ye might mightbegin l1fghtbrgia imightbegin
begin by allowing 50 O per r cent for f cooking cookingand cookingand
and andMen
Men dont marry their cooks any more moreThey moreThey moreThey
They hire them declared the bachelor bachelorAnd bachelorAnd bachelorAnd
And W per cent for beauty went on onthe onthe onthe
the widow widowBeauty widowBeauty tOO1 tOO1B
Beauty B y remarked the bachelor r lacon laconically laconIcally InconieaUy ¬
ically 15 Is all rlght rlghttn n other mens wives wivesami wivesal1l wivesand
and in the girl rl youre going to flirt with withBut withBut withBut
But a man can get used to looking Io JdnS at the thehomeliest thehomeliest thehomeliest
homeliest woman In creation after a year yearopposite yearoppoeite yearopposite
opposite her at the dinner table and andacross andacross andacross
across from her at the fireplace And Andbe AndIte Andhe
be can get used to the prettiest one in the thesame thesame thesame
same way until she doesnt even give him hima
a thrill Besides B es he added reflectively reflectivelymost rcfle reflectivelymost Utely Utelymost
most men take their th 11 last look at their theirwives theirv1ves theirwives
wives at the altar anyway anywayThe anwa anwaThe anywayThe
The widow sat up straight stn ght and sighed sighedWell sighedell sighedWell
Well ell she began theres cleverness clevernessand clevernessaJMI clevernessand
and common sense and andDent anduDot andDont
Dent count count Interrupted the bachelor bacheloremphatically bacheloremphat1call bacheloremphatically
emphatically Of course courseR a man likes a awoman awoman awoman
woman to have M sense sensebut but not too much muchsense muchsenee muchsense
sense It would be pathetic he went wenton wenton wenton
on pulling at his cigar musingly never neverto neverto neverto
to be able to give younwlfe OUI wICe any an advice adviceand advlcoand adviceand
and a woman who knows everything everythingwould everythingwould everythingwould
would know too much about her husband husbandto
to get along with Ub him or to give him that thattender thatteoor thattender
tender devotion and glowing admiration admirationwhich admirationwhich admirationwhich
which are necessary necessaryTo necessaryTo cessary cessaryTo
To masculine egotism said the widow widowpromptly widowpromptly widowpromptly
promptly But she added helplessly helplessly1e
Ive mentioned all the good points pointsYou pointsYou pointsYou
You havent mentioned good nature naturesaid naturc naturcsaid naturesaid
said the bachelor bachelorPooh b bachelorPooh ehelor I IPooh
Pooh mocked the widow v1do making a ahorn ahorn ahorn
horn of tho bachelors newspaper and andtalking andtalking andtalking
talking through It Good nature doesnt doesntcount doesntcount doesntcount
count at all allIt allIt allIt
It counts counts IN per cent declared the thebachelor thebttchelor timebachelor
bachelor when wh n you have it around the thehouse thefouse theliouse
house Its the oil upon the troubled troubledwaters troubledwaters troubledwaters
waters of matrimony matrlmoft A woman can cansmITe canmlte canmatte
smITe herself into a mans heart more moreeasily moreeasily moreeasily
easily than she can talk herself into it itor itor
or cook herelf into it It or flirt herself herselfInto herselttnto herselfInto
Into It The woman who can smile when whenthe whenthe whenthe
the rent is overdue and laugh when you youknock yoUknock youknock
knock over her imported vase and be becheerful becheerful becheerful
cheerful when hen you have to wake her up upat upat upat
at 5 oclock oclo m on a rainy morning to get getyour getyour getyour
your breakfast brookt st and happy when she shecant shecant shecant
cant afford a spring bonnet and per perfectly perfeetlycontent perfeetly ¬
fectly feetlycontent contented when the cook leaves leavesand leavesand ieav ieavand
and the furnace wont work and the thewater thewatfr thewater
water pipes freeze Is a treasure straight straightfrom straightfrom straightfront
from heaven he veD Cheerfulness in a wife Is Isthe Isthe Isthe
the best household medicine the best bestantidote bestaotidote bestantidote
antidote for divorce the best anesthetic anestheticfor anestheticfor anestheticfor
for business worries and the best stimu stimulant stimulant stimulent ¬
lant for work A cheerful woman is a aray aray aray
ray of Gods sunshine caught and crystal crystalized c crystalland stnI stnIized
ized into femininity femlnlnJt She doesnt doesnt need to tocount tocount tocount
count 1 per cent on any of the other othervirtues othervirtues othervirtues
virtues if she can count 100 per cent on oncheerfulness oncheErCuhress oncheerfulnltss
cheerfulness because shes got their all allShe aUShe allShe
She may not be up on the theisms isms but shes shesgot shesgot shesgot
got common sense enough to be good goodnatured goodna1ured goodnatured
natured She may ma have green eyes e es but butif butit butif
if they twinkle and nnddance dance men will think thinkthem thinkthem thinkthem
them beautiful she may have a mouth mouthlike mouthlike mouthlike
like a cavern but If it is always smil smiling smiling smlling ¬
ing and saying pleasant things men will willthink willthink willthink
think it kissable She may have a figure figurelike figurelike figurelike
like a laundry bag but if her presence presenceradiates presenceradiates presenceradiates
radiates Joyousness and sweetness she shewill shewill shewlil
will possess an attraction for her hus husband husbMd husband ¬
band that no goddess can rival Cheer ¬
fulness is the honey that catches catch the mans masculine mA8cullne manscuilne ¬
culine fly The goodnatured girl usually usuallytakes usuallYtakes usuallytakes
takes the prize in the husband market marketwhile marketwhfle marketwhile
while the beauty is i going Ing around wrapped wrappedup
up in the contemplation of her own owncharms owncharms owncharms
charms and the clever woman is wast wasting wastIng wastIng ¬
ing her time trying to impress somebodynot sometedynot somebody somebodynot
not worth impressing and the good cook cookIs cookIs cooki
Is i in the kitchen Jdtchencooklng cooking for the family faml famlThere
There was a ripple sound as the widow widowspitefully Wklowspitefully wtdwspitefully
spitefully tore half a sheet from ro the bach bachelors Mehelors bachelors ¬
elors newspaper and began roiling It Into Intoa Intoaball
a aball aballOh ball ballOh baJlOh
Oh well she said throwing tnroingthe the ball ballinto bnllinto ballinto
into the fire with a toss to of her curia curlsif curiaIt curiaIf
if tHatjs tlIa the masculine taste In femi feminine fominine eml emlnine ¬
nine goods it Isnt J worth while to label labelthem labeltROm labelthem
them themAnd
And if it were ere agreed the the1Mebclor the1Mebclorwhod JMehctor JMehctorwlrod bachelor bachelormvlmd
wlrod dare dareWed dareOf dareOfWed dareWod
Wed do It ourselves Mr Trawers TrawersYou Tr3versYou TrasersYou
You do It now replied the thebchelor thebchelorDowhat bachelor bachelorDo badaeloCDowhat
Do Dowhat DowhatSet what whatSet r rSet
Set your our own valuation on ywttcsalvea ywttcsalveareplied YMae1Ve8replied OtraOlVesreplied
replied the bachelor calmly The aver average average average ¬
age man takes a woman at her own vale valuation Yaluatlon valeation ¬
ation doesnt he If she considers her herself herself ¬
self 50 worth a brownstone front and an anautomobile anautomobile anautomobile
automobile the likelihoods are she will get getthorn getthom getthem
thorn If she demands deman devotion and con constant consmnt conslant ¬
slant attention from a husband ncl he ii e will willgive willgive willgIve
give them K i hr r if f she puts a big price priceon priceon priceon
on herself someowi some will pay it while whileon whileOn whileon
on the other hand if 1 she is willing to take takeanything takenythlng takeanything
anything that comes along in the matri matrimonial matrimonial matrimonial ¬
monial market she te pretty sure to get getthe getthe getthe
the scraps or nothing at all aiL It isnt what whatwoman whata
a woman Is but what she b thinks she is isthat Isthat isthat
that counts in getting a husband Now Nowyou Nowou Nowyou
you ou for instance instanceI jn8tance jn8tancer
I havent any a y market value value Mr Trav Travers Travers Trayems ¬
ers ersIf
HIt If youd oud only name one one on began the thebachelor thebachelor thebachelor
bachelor meekly meeklyWhy DlMkbWh meeklyWhy
Why Wh asked the widow wI looking up upaidawfee upsldewiso upldowso
aidawfee ldowso under one curl curlI cudI
I would wld know whether I eNd af afford affordto atford ¬
ford fordto fordtoYeu
You couldnt said the wtew wW w posi positively positively pesttivety ¬
tively tivelyIve tivelyIvegot tivetyrve
Ive Ivegot got a brownstone fr innt front y pro protested protestflJ protested ¬
tested the bachelor and an automobile automobileand aIIWMoWleand antpenoblieand
and a a yacht y and a country place placeThe placeThe H HThe
The widow lifted Jll ed her chin chinThere e eThB chinThere
There ThB are higher things thIn than those thoseMr those thoselIr thoseMr
Mr Travers she be remarked osttty ostttyAnd oeIQyAnd coldlyAnd
And Im very kind and deefte docile and andliberal andliberal andliberal
liberal and good looking lookingAnd JooklftgAnd lookingAnd
And conceited added the widow wkiowAnd widowADd widowAnd
And Ive been very much la love with withyou withou withyou
you ou for a long time timeThe timeThe timeThe
The widows eyes melted as she shagazed shagazedinto gazedInto gazed gazedinto
into the flre flreThat flreTbat fireThat
That Tbat she said softly Is s the price Td Tdask Idask rdask
ask Its the price most women ask askBut asJc asJcBut asIcBut
But But she added sadly diy HI I havent a amarket Itma11cet amactot
market value valueBecause valueBeeause valueBecause
Because said the bachelor heIor hopelessly hopelesslyyou 1w peiesslyHOU hopelesslyyou
HOU you are above price I suppose supposeThe supposeThe supposeThe
The widow shook her head headNo ReadXo headNo
No she said jumping op and fling flinging ftjDgIng flingIng ¬
ing the remains of the bachelors news newspaper Bewspaper newspaper ¬
paper into the fire because Im r not in inthe Inthe Inthe
the market Mr Travere TravereThe Trave TraveThe TraversThe
The bachelor threw his cigar into the thegrate thogTate thegrate
grate with a last fond look at the charred charredremains arrc4remaius charredremains
remains of his night edition editionThat edltloHTlllite editionThat
That Tlllite he said f as he rose and reached reachedfor re reachedfor ehedfor
for his hat hat is the most artistic arU tJe and andsatisfactory andsatlsfuwry andsatisfactory
satisfactory refusal I ever ha haTHE bad 11MTHE badTHE
Better WaiMigimi Wuldll herald HeraWbefore IlenlrlComI heraldCone
ComI Cone tks1olwI ksioner Maeta Ja I8 address aMressbefore addressbefore
before the Sunday school workers workwsllt in eon convention eonvendon eonvemuierm ¬
vention assembled aaseJl lled said in speaking g of the theBible theBible theBible
Bible TIter There te nothing to take its place placeand placeand placeand
and if it should be wiped out tomorrow tomorrowyou tomorrowyou tomorrowyou
you eould easily predict the decline of the therepublic therepublle therepublic
republic For once the Corawtesioner Corawtesionerand ComMleelonetand >
and the writer are ia full accord accordI
I have been looklngup J l some data en the thequestion thequosd thequestion
question quosd n from which the following deduc deductions deductions deductlons ¬
tions are drawn drawnA drawnA drawnA
A nation would indeed be truly blessed blessedif
if it were governed by no other laws than thanthose thanI thanthose
I those of the Bible It is so complete completesystem comletesystem a asystem
system that nothing can be added to it or ortaken 0 0taken ortaken
taken from it it contains everything everythingneedful eery1hIngneedful everythingneedful
needful to be known or done it ltafrords ltafrordsa affords affordsa
a copy for a king and a rule for a sub subject subJect subject ¬
ject it gives Instructions ln trnctlons and counsel to tothe tothe tothe
the legislators authority and direction for forthe forthe forthe
the chief magistrate magl trate it cautions a wit witness witness witness ¬
ness requires an Impartial verdict of otjury a aJury ajury
Jury and furnishes the judge with his hissentence hisgentenee hissentence
sentence It sets the husband htl8 as lord of ofthe otthe ofthe
the household and the wife as mistress mistressof
of the table tableteUs tells him how to rule and andher andher andhe
her her he how ho to manage It entails honor honorto honorto honorto
to parents and enjoins obedience obe to chil children chilI chitdren ¬
dren It prescribes and limits the sway swayof swayof swayof
I of the sovereign the rule of the ruler and andthe andthe andthe
the authority autborIt of the master Commands Commandsthe Commandstbe Commandsthe
the subjects to honor and the servants servantsto
to obey obc and promises the blessing and andprotection andprotecUon andprotection
protection of the Almighty to all that thatwalk thatwalk thatwalk
walk by its rules It gives directions for forweddings forweddlngs forweddings
weddings and for burials It promises promisesfood promiftsfood promisesfood
food and raiment and limits the use of ofboth o oII ofboth
both It points out a faithful and eternal eternalguardian eternalguardian eternalguardian
II guardian to the departing husband and andfather andI andfathertells
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