I A ?Sketch
By ETfHAN ARBUCKLE
Copyright, mo. by American Presa
i I naa sketching in the country.
With my portable easel before me,
aeated on my three legged stool, I was
doing a bK of laudecape when a girl
came by who aurel.v did not appear
rural. Her dress was ragged, ber bat,
a straw, darkened by the weather and
?taring a tawdry ornament, white orer
bor ahouldera ehe wore a faded ahawl.
j Had 1 not wltb tbe habit of an
artist, kept an eye open for models I
i might not bare noticed a certain kind
of beauty under these frayed gar?
ments. The girl took off her bat and
displayed a wealth of hair, with Just
enough red in It to make it gold. The
day was hot. and she threw back her
shawl. Then 1 noticed that her bodice
was cut low and revealed a superb
neck eft on a pair of well rounded
"Why do you wear that kind of areas
at this time of day/" 1 asked.
"Because I haven't any other."*
i "Do you live about here7"
' "No. 1 don't Uve anywhere? I'm
; Then she cried.
Not a slip In gramroer, not an unre?
fined expression, escaped her. She bad
evidently seen better days. Indeed, aba
might have lived In luxury.
"If you will let me make a sketch of
ryoM." I said. "1 will pay you well for
"What will you do with the sketch?
IWI11 everybody see It? 1 wouldn't
rwiab them to eee It at home."
"I will put It In my portfolio. I don't
?think any on? who knowa you will
?rver see IL"
She consented, and I made the
?ketch, putting In the colors exactly as
?hey were. 1 gsve her a good price
or the poae. which she clutched eager
?Jy. l believe she was hungry. While ?
il worked 1 was talking to her wltb a |
?view to learning something about her. j
(But she would tell me nothing willing- j
?ty. and 1 was unable to ioduce her to
iglr? me any Information by artifice.
At last 1 was obliged to let her go her
But her picture?It was a fine repre-11
sentatlon of "From Affluence to Poe
erty"?remained with me. gazing out
st me from tne sad eyes, and 1 found
myself constantly taking it out from
among my other sketches and looking 1
at IL Indeed. 1 fouud myself unBt feel
-work, so complete a bold hnd It taken
upon me. I slept ibnt nigbt at a farm
bouse and woke in the night depressed |
by a feeling that the girl was wander?
ing about with no home, no money,
nothing to eat snd obliged to wear
anything abe could get to cover ber. j
What a eeliisb world: Why had I not
taken ber into my heart and prorlded
for her wants?
' Then I remembered t'nnt there la a
barrier which prevents young men
trorn assisting young women. As to
taking ber into my heart, that 1 bad
done, though I did not realize what a j
foothold she bad gained there.
One thing a boot her wua patent. Sbe|
?was pure. No ancb beauty aa beta
need go in rags except through purity.
?It was this doubtless that prevented
my banishing ber from my mind sad
drew tne towsrd her.
1 bsre always bad a habit of read?
ing tbe person?is in newspaper?. I do
bo because I like to bare my fancy
started la weaving stories that tbe few
advertised words Ind?cete. One day i
1 read the following:
Information wantaat of Gladys Seymour.
twenty years oid When last seen tr.a
wore ? dar* ni us dreaa. cut low nee*:
eyas dark brown ; hair tne aaraa. witn a
tin?, cf red In it.
I saw tbe subject of my skeicb de?
scribed tn tbls personal. I called Im?
mediately on tbe advertiser and found
s lawyer. 1 showed him my sketch.
snd he showed me a photograph. They
?were Identical eaee aa to dreaa. That.
4jf the photograph waa Bilk, that of the
sketch rags. Be told me that tbs girt
toad been driven from home by the
cruelty of s ?tepmotber She bad gone
rowing never to return The atep
inother bad died, and tbe girl's father.
who waa alone, was anxious to find
hto daughter, but bad Httto hope of
dot ng eo.
1 deferir?Lied H bent for Gladys Sey?
mour myself. Taking my sketch with
ass, I went tn tbe place where I badj
made IL then started In the direction
aha bad gone when she toft roe. Il
spent s dsy In discovering where she;
bed slept that eight. A farmer's wife
bag taken her lo and glveu her a bed'
and a sapper. Baring lea rued the dl
recttoti abe bad taken tbe next morn?
ing, l went on aad tracked her la a
direct Bos to a Kttte town, where 1
teat her. Bat. showing my sketch aad :
making tnnnirtea. I traced oer to a
a?ora, ?hora abe bad been given narkl
behind the counter There I found,
her. t hooch fa a better cant urne than'
that In which I had aret her
I goo*t ttnon? natch waa more af
fsrted by the sews I gars her. I at I
?nfghnj K er ahn at tesrutag It ?bel
went st ?nee m her ?astatojer tn say!
that ehe ?esta Bke te go to her bosse. ;
a? be excised her frote is san anlag. I
fernatosg ber ertth tb-?rssn tn gat
thnr? not ss charity, r*? s toan.
Uladye tttoynstaar did ant restate at
knana lone with her father, fer I ateo?
nag in and tank her away trusa atas
TfeOfV WaM ? too*** Of foci*** '
filial ass aad say wife Im a Baag
whato She wtabrd the shetrh I hag
sands ni her ?rhe? ata? wss rraeaptag
ilsBtin.iiil I tore* a? aad wanvd te
Bnap R. tant rh? paring wee aa pntefnl
re ber rhart 1 Bwagy enannagat Be Basra
.?he atetara. ,
IN THE REALM
For the Vacation Trousseau.
Kur the Nucatiou trousseau this little
whit?; llueu model will be fouud very
useful. With Its square neck of cluny
Isce it is s chsrmlug vsriatiou of the
oue piece blouse jud the deep bem
This garmeut fastens at the back.
Is girdled with a white kid belt, aud
Its Oulsii throughout is the tame white
llueu with stitched edges. Both the
OXB PIECE aaVSM FROCK.
meek and sleeves aud skirt are thus
tniuuui?. and a uarrow baud tops the
(le?-I> bem ou the skirt.
So that the skirt will not be too
heavy a facing of white batiste lines
the dcsep hem at thi? bottom. This is
resorted te in many handsome and
The lack of hand work on the heav?
ier summer funks is distinctly notice?
able, even iu France.
It is an accepted fact that the pre?
vailing skirt is narrow and without
plaits, that its heavy bem weights the
bottom and that few gathers ap|?ear In
tlje one piece boil Ice. in other words,
"slim" Is the note of the midsummer
THE SMART YOKE
For Genera! Summer Wear Sheer
Striped chiffon, looking quite like
tucks, will make effective yokiug for
the more elaborate gown you intend
to get for your ocean voyage, and It
will hold its own on the briny deep as
well as net.
For seashore or general summer
wear sheer linens are ns good and
quite ss correct for the washable
guimpe as are eyelet embroideries.
Black dotted net is newer than the
square fillet weave for the yoke and
sleeves of the all black gown, snd the
best qualities of very fine net are so
firm ss to require no lining of chiffon
to bring added warmth.
Embroidered dots of cotton or Unen
floss will bring the drees ??lor up to
the yoke of plain white or ecro net.
Metallic laces and Insertions and
cloth of gold nod silver or nets of me?
tallic weave are inore perishable in
summer time, bat heve bot l*?en aban?
doned oo the elsborate gown.
Irish Isce in the small pattern of the
baby emebet is an ever ready ma?
terial sod Is salted to roost dress stuffs
for yoke put poses.
Cluny insertion? the three snd four
loch widths? makes excellent yokes or
guimpes with caffs attached by long
net sleeves. The widths are eewed to
gatker by band and shafted to fit each
ludivkdoal yoke pattern and then
monated to a ?cottar. PnraMIRy M
tkerr nsate point If we escloda tbesr
Plate white lioew made into a skew
yoke. Sctsked ?^aspieteiy. is tbea treat
ed to Maestra work la tke tarai of
roaasJ or ???ral eyelete pat la wttb col?
ored cottea to give tke keatretf aataaaa
tka fPsck srttk srklrfc It Is to be w??rn
Mack aaa arkk? yaka M goo*.
r ts9Tay* W .Bt?>* *%?*?-.
Tka floral pasa te r*aa ?testa hare
heeo aaea hesore. bet bow tto-PvIe ta
attracttraaa-a* with ?^rrmthiBM m the
?ksaatteat of Steer cream tone* with a
tearb of ptek M tk*> iVatkery edgea
AaytkBDB aasr* aataral tbaa raaaa
ftoral hat aaj^kata It *rooM ke bar? ta
?ai. Tka tasas), te peak aad reite?.
both fait Wo** an? bad teak as a?
tka? had teas] keaa paarhed frota tka
BBB*?BBa or eoBa?*r**Bto?fy aa? tka caa\
kktaMM are a*> teaa isaUtetk.
DAIlaT 1'K-G.Qr?, itr.Hivwt *
I Jefferson Avenue Business People
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W I H A VI TH?> BEBT ?KA DB O*
Jelferson Ave. & 25th St., Newport News.
To serve the public wi'.b any
kind of books, pictures, J.-welry,
filverw&r??, cut ?Isbh. imported
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Next door Crown Savings Bank.
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G. S. BARNES,
The Grocer and Butcher.
2901-03 Jefferson Avenue.
Bell 'Phone 157.
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WAISTS.25c and Up
SITTS.S1.75 and Up
Notions and Novelties.
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25th. St. and JelTeraon Ave.
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Real Bstste through me during
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My specialty Is colored tene?
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cIshs of pni|>?-rty. My ofli??e is
en 1);?- ground and I sin tbor
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What I ant d?4ug for others will
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2411 Jefferaon Ave. Bell phone
397. Newport New?, Va.
Wants your banking business
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our service Is at your com?
2-.ll Jeff. Avenue, City
Jefferson SHOE Palace
snd Gsnt's Furnishings.
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2150 Jefferson Avs.
J. E. 4 J. T.LLEWELLYN
27th St. & Jefferson Ave.
where you get the best of
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par cent discount on all cash
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W? cater especially to msli
order business snd family
liquor trade, phons us your
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Onr Hook, I MM ***teOS*mO A BsMaaBBM .... Pat?n, la.*-?
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Regular $22.00 Values
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Of a Business Letter
Frequently depends upon the print?
ing and paper?its force is lost by
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good business judgment.
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its patrons Printing that lends tone
to the business?satisfaction is
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Furnished Upon Request.
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tailoring i h o p in the
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P. M., Saturday,
126 Twtnfi s'il? SI
Bell Pkaat 123 .*
He wnrked for ?Khie-ea hoars
a day with perseYeranc-e aroojty,
?cd when at ast he ?on sue
cos* the world saw Be ?as
tacky; but adrtsed to si?ays
wear H AN AN, WAUv-OVBR
s&d QVmSN QUALITY SBOflft
foaasl at -
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