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MME. SCHUMANN-HEINK'S ADVICE TO JUNE
BRIDES A FEW WORDS TO BRIDEGROOMS
BY MADAME SCHUMANN-HEINK
The Famous Diva
And now I want to say just a few
words to the bridegroom.
When you turn from the altar and
A put a first kiss on the lips of your
bride you are sure that you have mar
ried an angel; but after the first few
months you .will find that she, whom
you thought was an angel, is only an
For instance: Before marriage your
' wife never seemed to have decided
views on one's duty to society; in
fact she seemed quite as happy as
you to keep "far from the madding
Since that wedding, however, she
has developed an alarming habit of
gadding about and insisting on your
going with her. She is not content
to remain at home more than one'
evening a week, and then she evinces
great interest in your red-headed ste
nographer. She does not seem to
realize that you have enough of the
red-headed stenographer during the
You are also astonished at the high
cost of living and never had an idea
that pretty hats and gowns cost so
much and you sometimes wonder if
it is so hard to cook an egg or toast
a piece of bread properly.
Of course the dear girl is all that
you thought, but oh! what a talker
Someway married life is not just
what you expected it to be is it?
You unconsciously thought you
m were getting a beautiful new kind'of
toy which you desired more than any
thing since you wanted your first pair
of red-topped boots a toy that you
could wind up for your own pleasure
and put away in silence when you did
not want to play.
Instead you are .tied close to an
other human being one with the
same virtues and faults as you have.
JThe bands are beginning to chafe.
How will you adjust yourself so
the places will not become unhealed
Do not put your wife on a pedestal.
She would must rather be the one
woman you love than tne one woman
Tell her truthfully your income;
divide it into proper proportions and
then let her run the household and
living expenses as you do those con
nected with your business.
Do not look too closely into her
manner of doing it provided the re
sults are all right.
Do not be jealous nor suspicions.
Above all, do not try to make her
over different from the girl you mar
ried. (Final Article Monday.)
Miss Doris Moore of Washington,
who was recently married to Lieut.
R. H. Booth, U. S. N. They will liva
1 at Newport.
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