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THE WASHINGTON TBIES.1 FRIDAY; DECEMBER 12,-1913.
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SOCIETY CHRONICLES AND DAILY
JULIA MURDOCK WRITES OF THE - .
SANDMAN STORY FOR THE CHILDREN
STAGELAND ANP ITS. BRIGHT STARS
Mrs. Wilson Hostess
At Tea This Afternoon
Child Dancer Gains Strange Inspiration From an Unknown Source
Jlrs. Wilson will receive a number or
quests liy appointment tliis.-Hiteniooii
at .- 3U o'clock, in the Ked parlor.of the
V hile lleusc. She. wjll be assisted b.-
Mls Helen Woodrou- Bones and JHsa
, It-aljella Hagncr mil pour tea.
Members of the Dunont Kidinc School
. had the lirst of a s-eriea or -moonlight
rides last night. The party smarted from
f the ridinK school at T:iio o'clock, and
I ' rode through Itock Creek Park. The
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Mrs. diaries Parker Stone 'Will en
tertain at a the dansant this afternoon
from 4 until 7 o'clock at Rauscher's to
introduce her daughter. Miss Pauline
Ftone, to Washington society.
Pink roses. nalins, ferns, and snillax
ave been used to adoin the rooms, and i OI?.anic
..no. wiiLeian- jteici nas returned to
New York, after spending a few dajs
in ainingion as the guest or Miss
The reception at' the Congressional
Club last csning in honor of the Pres
ident and Mrs. Wilson was one or the
most brilliant entertainments in the his
tory of the club, which dates back live
years. The nrst large entertainment
ever given in the club was the rceenrlnn
in honor of former P;-esldent and Mrs.
On account of illness from la crinDe.
the President mis unabje to accompanv
Mrs. Wilson and the Misses "Wilson, and
that wa the one disappointment of the
Mrs. Fletcher, president of the club,
and Mrs. Frank Briggs, vice president,
leceived th6 guests with the honor
guest, Mrs. Fletcher making the introductions.
An orchestra played throughout the
evening, and the rooms wero adorned
with ferns, palms, smllax. pink roses,
azaleas-'and narcissus blossoms. Among I
the HemitlfiilK- .w.fn ...
Mrs. Wilson, mauve crepe meteor,
with a tunic of orchid chiffon, and lace,
witli a corsage cluster or orchids and a
wreath of green leaves as a coiffure
IN POSTAL ROOM
CHICAGO, Dec. 12. Roller
skates were brought into use in
the postoffice here, to accelerate
work in the checking room.
Eight clerks used the rollers,
and more will be equipped. the
innovation proves valuable. The
skaters have a stretch of' con
crete' in the basement a block
long to cover.
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,n orchestra will p,ay throughout the dJ jf,"- e -Se.TSoSSe"S5:
quet of pink roses, and jeweled pins In
her hair, whioj was very simplv
drcssed low on hor head.
Miss Bones, pale pink chlfTon, with
Mrs. Duncan U. Fletcher, presifcnt of
the club, pale lavender crege de chino
brocaded in Iridescent figures In a Japa
nese design, with a wide minaret or sil
ver lace and a corsage or flesh-colored
chiffon, diaped with hilver lace. A Jav
ender chiffon scarf, with a rhincstonu
tassel and a coiffure ornament of silver
lace and rhlnestones, gave the llnishing
loucnes to tne costume.
Mrs. Frank Briggs, first vice president
of the club, white hatin.
Mrs. Gregg, white satin, with pearl .
trimming; airs. William cullop, pal
blue chiiTon brocaded in velvet and
trimmed with white lace.
Mrs. Marshall, wife of the Vice Presl
sirs, btone will wear a gown of tur
quoise blue brocaded velvet, and the
lebutantc will receive her guests in a
dainty frock or "white lace, with a white
hiffon o erdress embroidered . in a
lower design of beads. She will carry
n old-fashioned round bouquet of gar
(rnias and violets. Miss Minnie. Stpne.
Ister of the debutante, who also will
assist, will wear a gown of gold-colored
Assisting in receiving the guests will
'c Mrs. Charles Fairfax and Mrs.
Wvcliffo nose. Mrs. Wallace Owen and
Mrs. Frederick Holton will preside at
"ic tea table. Others assisting in re
viving the guests and lisi)r..!n t,
hospitalities of the afternoon will be dent Pale 'yellow eharmeuse, with an
IIss Lucie Hoke Smith, Miss Oillie Imported scarf of white tulle einbroid-
iokc 5mltJl, Aliss Dorothy "iVi'elh. Mhs ereU In beads of orchid shades.
lelen Ileyl, Miss Katherine Thelss i iIrs- William Jennings Bryan, laven
Miss Prances Tracer. Miss Mai aret dcr eharmeuse draped with chiffon of
-'U'.J'S ,lanae Martin, and Miss '"S.S." ..t'
AUY and Jrances and Marian
were sisters and their father
was a very rich man, so
that when Christmas camo
they did not have to wonder if Santa
Claus would stop at their home; they
Just knew- that he would.
All thty had to do was to think
what they wanted each year, and thai
' Was not as p:l.v n nna vn!rl. l,fnlj-
, S,utiIL"t.nain entertaining atlJS JStJAtfL ?J& foS 'ou . ' h-1 so tnany things to
nwd with lace. Miss Clara Francis . , anu so many D00ks a
n-n ofpale pink and blue chif-, "llnss '"at tney Had to think v
iw, Mr. and Mrs. Geon?a Man. ,,.-1 lon-
3 or New York, w'ho are vlsltinir in Mrs. Horace Towner, or Iowa, white
Washington. Assisting Miss Putnam I "P0 do chine with a t0P ot 'ace and
J?" S!- ?."?"??. 'Washington. MrsT wKSeTT,iS ISJb .,
. .fcij .wtci. jl i iauutuiiii.
Miss Stonp will snnj , .. .
bSSSFSMS? d for "S
Mrs. Daniels, wife of the Secretary if
-th Navy, black velvet trimmed with
Mr5 ttldfil!d- vrtft nt thn J.crturi' rtf
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uimmerec, DiacK cnarmeuse witn lace.
?,tet tSm'S0 "01 7 o'clock,
ompllment to her hrothr nni ,it.
Mr. and Mrs. George Haven 'Put-
? r,,ew York- Who are visiting in
jjKiun. ssisung Miss Putnar
DC llrs. Thomnn vi'tishiinTtnTi
JlacDougall, and Miss Shirley Putnam"
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111 was a very rich man. so cat and skirt belonging to the cook. Mm(MmX?HmWM' ' " ,&$$ 7 - i!
Helen .Ware Is-Friend
Of Every Shop Girl.
By JULIA MURDOCK.
For The Times' Children
Just Before It's Bedtime
Horace Westcott has sent out cards
or a stag card party on Jenuary 3.
The French A mliQ cci ,7 a. ... -r
usserand have cards out for a dinner
' j,uraudj, uecemoer zz.
Mrs. Hennen Jennings will be hostess
ar a luncheon on Thursdav, December
TJio Secretary 0r State has sent out
"vitaUons ror a dinner on Monday
'venlng to meet the president of the
T anama-Pacific International Exposi-
lon. The dinner will be given at the
The dinner which Rear Admiral
Joseph Strauj-s and Mrs. Straus a'e
vine this evening at the- Armv and
Nav Club oweding the regular Friday
'ewnc dance will be the 'argct of the
itninr Covers will bo laid for twenty
crests and the decorations will be or
Rear Admiril and Mrs. T. H. Stevens
ill entertain ir honor or Rear Admiral
ai.d Mrs Ileld and Capt and Mrs.
hlndle will be hosts at a party or four-
Others entertaining will be Captain
lennin. General Scriven and Major
nd Mrs D. C. Howard.
roreresman and Mrs Cullop of In
.ana. will entertain at a dinner this
nJr, JoseP'',:Guri:ard- M'ss Garrard,
nd Mrs. William. B. Lane left Fpit
yer vesterda.-,? for 'Colonel Garrard's
" post at Fort BHss. Tex Miss Gar
ird will Fpend about ten days in Fort
It Kan , en route to Fort BHss.
l.leut James sterrett "Woods t" S ' N"
""1 Mrs Woods and tlieir fcon' are
uest of their uncle and aunt col.--'don
Allen Day. r s. A., and -Mrs
av. on La mon t street.
iiuienant Woods boon will min his
black Chantilly lace over flesh-colored
chiffon and a lavalllere of diamonds and
Mrs. Lloyd, of Missouri, white bro
caded gown of satin, trimmed with lr.c
Miss Ethel Llojd, green eharmeuse veil- I
ea in oiacK maiine.
Mrs. Thomas P. Gore, of Oklahoma,
white crepe de chine, the upper part vf
Spanish lace, and trimmed with pearls.
Mrs. Oldfield, or Arkansas, white vel
vet, Mrs. I. J. McCumber. brocaded prim
rose velvet with gold Iaco sieeves and
a corsage ornamentation of coral beads.
Mibo Heln McCumber, pink ehar
meuse draped and tnmmed with crvs
ta'h. and finished with a large lavender
ci.inon chou in front.
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"What shall we wish for this Christ
mas?" asked France", one day. while
the three little girls were talking over
tne coming holidays.
"I do not know," replied Mary,
wish we could have a Christmas like
a little girl I read about. She had a tree
ror poor children, and such fun as she
had watching them with their presents!
Some did not know what to do with
some of the things she gave them."
"Oh! yes; I read that story," taid
Marian, "and do jou know. Frances,
one little girl had a muff and she
thought it was a cap."
"And a little boy didn't know how to
eat an orange, lie ate it with the neel
Mrs" Charles McChord. white satin I U.. f ou meti,es eat an apple."
f.m -n.i.1. cii. . . l -i On! how fiinnv huHiAii 1......
j "Let us ask mother if we may have a
Mrs. John Sharp Williams, black lace 1 tree for poor children?" Awav ran thp
or white satin. (I, m.i iUf ... .,. ...f ".,
irimmea with silver and a touch of
over white and trimmed with duchesse
Miss Nannie Randolph Heth, black
lace over white satin.
Misr Wheeler, black lace over lemon
colored brocaded satin.
Miss Campbell, daughter of Represfn
tativo and Mrs. Campbell, white satin
witn a deep girdle or tango velvet
Mrs. William Cu'Iop. turquolop satin,
drancd. in chiffon or-the Fame shade em
bioidered in silver and trimmed with
filver lace and diamond and pearl orna
ments. Mrs William B Lamar, white .satin,
painted in orcnids and a corsage of
Mrs. Ira W. Copier, blue cniffon, bro
caded in cold, and .a diamond tiara.
Mrs. Martlne. wire of Senator Mar
tine of New Jersey, black lace over
Mrs. Pomerene. wife or the Senator
from Ohio black jetted net.
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iip, tnf Cieorcla. and Hik tvifr. ..,1.1; lillv l:cp nirr n uhlin pnru(.A iii.
j r will then go to their home in Cali- j touches of blue and a trimming of bril-
Mrs. Eugene Kinkead. of New Jerse-. '." " ' " " ",:'r '
v.hite brocade with a French flounce . r.!"1?onlf,th'n,; new for Christmas,
and touches of black tulle and ermine. V .w"i ?? BUcn Um to watch them."
Mrs. Mitchell Palmer, black chiffon e.XI'.Ialn9d. triincts when they hail told
The third danci' "of the season will
" givtn by the Crescent Oub tonior-
ow eveiuii in the ball room of the
Music for tho dancers will be plaTCd
thj; 3Iar:ne Band. The dance com-ltf-
ii.r'udes J. W. McKericher. y.
larrj Ti otter, lcmuel Windsor. Harry
S.gourno. and Fr-d D. Gcsiler
Tlie patronesses for the the dansant
o be given for the Working Bojs'
I.-m- at the New Ulllard on Monday,
December 22. are Madame Riano, Mad
me Havenith. Mrs I-imar. Mrs. Mali
m Plliiev. Airs Champ Clark. Mrs.
larrtsun, Mrs. Gist Blair. Mr?. Corbln.
Mrs. Dimock. Mts. Hennen Jennings.
In. iafr. Mrs Glover, Mrs. Hanna.
Madam Hange. Mrs Mackav-Smlth
Mrs, Hope Slater. Mrs Klocuin. Mrs.
iioceri m. Thompson, and Mrs. Tliomas
The Commandant of the Marine Bar-
acrfs .md Jlis Biddlc have as their
ousc gUfhts Mr and Mrs. John A.
Power, of Long Island.
Mrs Biddle'h son-in-law and daugh
ter. Mr and Mrs. Nicholaun, who have
een making a trip around the world,
-rpect to arrive in Washington Christ
mas week for a visit
Congressman and Mrs. Willis James
Hullngb or Pennsylvania have sent out
ranis for the marriage or their daugh
"r. Miss Kmina Hulings. to Frank
v.vcrhurt StenarL The wedding will
ake place on Wednesday evening, De
cember 31. at C o'clock In Oil City. Pa.
The engagement or Miss Minna Helcuc
Schafcr, of tbJVclty. and William CasscI
Hanson, of Bloomlngton, IIL. Is an
nounced. The wedding will take place
on January 2S at the home of, the bride,
at "Ontario road and Lanier place:" '
Mrs. Burke, wife of the United Kt.ilrs
Treasurer, black Iai-e over orango
Mrs Howard Reetldc, black ehar
meuse. the corsage being elaborately
beaded in dull blue.
Mrs. George W Falrchlld. whit
shadon lace with touches of black
Mrs. Byrns. of Tennessee, white satin
brocade combined with white tulle.
MiKH Iras Haw ley. white satin with
a tunic of tulle edged with tinv flowers.
Mrs. 0'ShaughneKh. violet chiffon.
Mrs. Fred Dennett, tomato ehar
meuse. embroidered In turquoise blue
Miss Dorothv Dennett, pale blue satin,
draped in apricot satin and shadow
The Sccret&rv or "the Nmvv nnrl Mr
Daniels will go over to Baltinion lint
arterncon to attorn th- North Carolina '
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.7.,-l .,1,111.-1. 1 11. -j v in reiurn to
Mrs. Geoigo Weaver cntertiinej &t a
farewell danve last evening In compli
ment to her brother. Lieut Theodo-e
Barnes, jr., tT s. A., who will leave
Washington tomorrow to Join his regi
ment at Fort Bliss. Tex.
The Friday Morniiig Sewing Clans met
for the first time this beason today at
the residence Qf Mrs. James Marlon
Johnston in Tvventv -first street. This
class was irganlzed in lSKi by a nn'm
best or. well-known Washington women
and since that time 5.710 pieces of v.-oric
have been distributed through its agencv
to the hospitals and charitable institu
tions of the city, regardless of relig
ious a Ml liat.ions. The business or vod.iy
was reorganization and the election r,t
a new prcxldent. Mrs. Tliomas Riddle
succeeded the late Mrs. Harriet Lane
Johnston, the first president of the so
"Ves, J know it might bo run for
jou," said their mother. "But what
about the poor children, don't you think
it might hurt their feelings to see vou
laughing at them and, besides, 1 think
it is not a verj lice way to have fun,
as you call it, laughing at those child
ren who have never had a good home
such as vou have or any one to teach
them, have you thought of that?"
The little girls looked very sober, and
said thev had not.
"But wo did want to have something
dlfrerent this year ror Christmas, ex
Their mother looked at the thre dis
appointed faces in front of her, and
then salov. "Sit down and wo will see if
we can plan to have a different Christ
inas this vear."
"How would von like to be fairies and
make some of the poor children in this
city happv without letting them know
who gave them the presents?'
"But how 'an we be fairies?" asked
the little Kirls.
"By disguising ourselves." said their
"Wlij, motliei. dear, how cap we dis
guise omsch -'" asked Frances, "can
we dres? like unties we sic pictures
"Xo'"' replud her mother with a
laugh, "von must wt-ai dre-ses and hats
that 1 will get for vou which will dis
guise ou in mis wa ion win not
look like little guls who have ever -thing
they e.m wish for. and then the
children ve aie to sc and vou are
to play falnes to will not be afraid to
talk to" vou."
The iHllo mrls did not quite under
stand theli mother's plan, but the net
(lav thev wen- all excitement when they
we're dressed in their plain lothes.
THE CHRISTMAS FAIRIES.
plainer and poorer than any they had
ever seen, and their mother wearing the
coat and skirt belonging to the cook,
started to walk to the poorer part o
"Mother, jou do look so funny wUi
that veil tied over your hat and Mas
glo's coat." said Mary.
"Suppose this was all L had to wear?''
said her mother, "would jou laugh at
me or think I looked funny?" asked her
"O! no; I should feel so sorry I could
not itugh," replied Mary, auletlv.
"That is -what j-ou must remember,
when j-ou see a person poorly dressed,
that thej- have nothing better. It Is
not the clothes that makes the person
in them good or bad, but the heart
that beats under the clothes whefher
they are of silk or the cheapest cotton."
The little girls thought their mother
was taking a long walk, but finally sho
turned in at -a gateway and went up the.
steps or a big building and rang the
A girl about Francis' ago answered
the bell, and they were shown into a
bare-looking room with a few wooden
chairs and a wooden settee.
Then a pleasant-looking ladv- came in
and spoke to their motner, and tl.ey
followed her to another very large room
where theic were more little girls of
ages man tne three little sisters
had ever seen nt one time.
" am going to talk with this lady,"
said tlieir mother. "You can nlav with
these children until I return."
The sisters took off their hats and
coats and found that their dresses wet
not the same color as those worn by the
other little girls, but they were made
the same and not much better looking.
Frances was the first one to speak to
yie of the Utile girls, and then It was
easy for Mary and Marian to follow
and before they know It their mother
wrm linelr nml flin. na.A ... .. 1. ...
HE shop girl, the one who stands
behind the counter for a jvage of
?7 a week perhaps less has her
champion in another girl who
once worked for f7 a waek, not so very
long ago, either, and who has a mes
sage for everj- shop girl in Washington,
provided any of these busy people have
time to read it .during tnese strenuous
Tho shop girl who does the talking
is only a make-believe shop girl, to be
sure, and she draws a salary envelope
perhaps jUtj- times fatter than any
shop girl anywhere in the country, hut
she knows all about the J7-a-week feel
ing, for she has been there, aiid she
has all the sympathy in the world, and
all tho confidence, too, for the girl who
tucks away the 45 bill and' the two V-a
a, the actress playing a .small part.
says Miss Ware in her message to the
shop girl. "In your way; you are- as Jm
portant to your firm as the small-part
actress is to her play.
"Your counter is j-our stage, and your
merchandise id your, manuscript.
"You have j-our goods to selL Put
your whole heart Into your work, and
jou will find as much Joy in it as the
young actress finds In her work,
"The first thing an acress learns Is.
to please her audience. Your customers
are your "audience. Learn to please
them, and you have started on the road
"Don't be satisfied merely to know
the price of an article. Learn all abdut
It. Learn as much as the buyer in your
department knows. They may- need a
new buyer tomorrow.
"The shop girl must study human na
ture.. This is one of the reasons that
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III LK puwickuuun cvciy cx&tuiuuj iut,w"f "wtMwi iMft0 uciict saitaiviia vjui
' She knows, .too, all about the 3hop men. The woman knows her customer' "
Little Girl Responds Naturally to Music and Interprets Various
Strains With Accurate Reproductions of Art Dating Back
Many Centuries Normal Except This Trait.
NTO a darkened studio, in New York. 1 that her dances arc accurate reproduc
at rare intervals during the last tlons of an art dating back many cen-
two j-ears, smallroups of art-bent
people have been gathering to watch
the dancing of a very little child.
Now, ordinarily, the dancing of a very
little child Is an Innocuous performance,
ut which people gaze with affectlonato
tolerance, ir not a painful spectacle of
seU-consciousness upon which thej- look
with disgust. But when persons with a
highly developed sense of art values go
again and again to watch a baby's In
stinctive form of self-expression. It must
be an extraordlnarj- baby indeed.
And Virginia Myers is extraordinary.
Extraordinary because, from somo In
visible spring of Inspiration, she pro
duces with evident unconsciousness a
lomarkablc example or the oldest or all
was back and thev were not re.irlv tn , arts the dance.
go home. ,,,." Where does Virginia get it'-where
"Oil. mother, what do vdu think." s.iM .1 . ... .... ... ...... .
Marv. "everv one of th in.i- iV. ' "KS H,,u E" " i,ul1 " "nitt "cr eaSer
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And the best of all Is the absolute
childishness or Virginia. Sho Is quite
unsophisticated and natural, without a
trace or the precocious infant about her.
Playing with Buster, her inseparable
companion or a woolly dog, dabbling
c-nuuucaiiy in ner usher's paints, or
playing tag with little girl rriends. she
is o.uite the normal and usual child.
Let music strike her car, however, and
she Is transformed Into the living ex
pression in motion or the spirit or the
music she hears.
girl's search ror happiness, and the
longings that come to every Sirl who
has her own way to make la the-world;
knows all about the struggles and heart
aches and the disappointments, and the
pitiful little efforts to make ends meet,.!
and the pathetic attempts to make her
self look w-ell groomed and stylish on
'that same five and two ones.
Helen Ware, the Mary Turner of
"Within the Law." knows the three
great big wants that fill the shop girl's
life, from two of which she is never
free. The first great big want is food.
The second big want Is clothing, and
the third big want Is a little wee bit
And it is at 6 o'clock, when the big1
He courteous. This seems hard, Tq-hen
tho women out In front of the counter
are scrambling and fussing and all ask
ing to be waited on, at the same time.
But don't forget that you are expected ,.
to be a lady, 'no matter how bad an Imi
tation they may give of the role them
selves. "Don't be jealous. It Is especially bad
in business. What, good fortune comes
to one of your lumber today may be
j-ours tomorrow, if you deserve It,
"Be alive; keep your eyes ond your
ears open. It is only the drones who
are Xept back, and If you are ambitious
you will not be left bj- the wayside.
-it you gins out knew it, you are 1
know just what they will have for
Chtistmas. they get the same thing
every j'eai a bag o; candy, an orange
and a book or a doll."
"They never have a chance to wish
for anj thing," said Frances; "they just
have to take what Is given to them."
And think of It. mother," said Ma
rian, "they don't believe in Santa Claus,
but said that tin charitj- societies sent
them their Christinas gifts. Isn't it
dicadful to have a Christmas like that '"
" And they don't put any names on
the presents.. Thev havo a tree, but as
audience asked itself on last Thursday
aiternoon, when she appeared before a
tarefully chosen few.
Her father and mother aitlsts that
thej- are cannot tell yoirvvheie she gets
It. That she is untaught, absolutelj ;
and not only so, but that she has never
si-en a classic dancer, so that she cannot
be accused of imUatlon this the cart
ond do tell j-ou, and you believe them.
That she may havo inherited the art Im
pulse from her parents Jerome Mj'ers,
painter, and Hthel Myers. s ulptor j-ou
may iiclievju-uut where did this simple
n Vxict Kaah itVi Annh rt trlBIP liA
her fMher's paints, or.ires.
"None of them seem famished. None
of them are dressed In rags. None of
them have tears streaming down her
face. But few seem over-nourished, of
that you may be sure," Miss Ware says.
"Again and again you see that pinched,
large-eyed look that means a restricted
diet both in the societj' matron, who
endures it because she yearns to keep.
1'er figure, and the shop girl, who en;
dures ltbecause she must.
"But the thing those girls strive for
even more than for the food to keep
them going, or the clothes to cover
their backs. Is their never ending search
for happiness. Out ot their small means
the Knr..ii f c..,. ., .... ' they give nennle'3 to cripples and beg-
: .,,::,;7" Vi " , xr,""n- scrs along their waj-. SeMom Is it more
the division of issue, and the division than a penny, but you can count three
or loans and currency in tho public girls for every man who stops and drops
roads building, will be given a half & eo'u mto tno feggars outstretched
department stores close, and the streec much more capable of filling the high
is filled -with girls hurrj'ing home from 1 salaried positions held by men than the
their work that one sees how penurious-, men themselves. But you lack contU
Holidays For Clerks
Xmas and New Year
All employes of the Treasury Denart-
ment. with the exception of those Inj
denqp and assertrveness. On the stage,
it does not take a young: 'actress long
to discover that she will be pushed
aside unless she asserts herself. Lack
of confidence will keep you down forever."
holiday Christmas eve and New Year
eve unuer orders issued bj- Secretarj'
Employes of the Bureau, division cf
issue ami loans and ciirrencv- specifed.
will bo given n holiday Christmas ove
jinn oi ii.no 10 nor;; tie uiv hefore
eVerr.nege-ts th? same tlill ff Ulere h ,ontanc,,U8 SPrlte of tevcn '
no need f name-" Snu of ! the little ' ,nove wlth s,"h traK'1' liK,,lt' to tho
"u-ls told me """' 1 cadence of a Chopin prelude? Where did
i shouldn't feel I had a Christmas
PM.-cnt if my own name was not on It."
"How .in- wc going to be fairies""
k. d Maiian. "I wish I could send
she get tne mud grace Into which .1
spring song sends her? And, wonder of
wonders, how did she know- what sinu
ous Eastern poses to assume tho verj
nrst time she heard purelv Oriental
EV i.Iit 1.11 in iiii outgoing siieet
ear had been taken. At the nxt
corner seveial well dressed ladies
V.ele let on. As the i-oiiductor
passed through taking laics he noticed
a gentleman on an end seat who had
fallen asleep, says Judge.
"Wake up, here'" he shouted to him.
"No sleeping on this car!"
"I'm not asleep, sir," said the man
"If j-ou wasn't asleep, what did you
have j-our ejes closed for''"
"Well." said the gentleman, "you
know, I ju"t hate to see ladles standing
Mazda Electric Lamps at Special Pnccs.
Llec-trlc Webster. 717 Will.
1ln ITlfl. .rlrli: 1 ..flu (il.irlli.r .. It), .. .intiSlC
book of f.irv stories. One of them I Well, it is there, at any rate the
iihit heard of fairies" HMiinMiur-- art of it One enthusiastic-
"I will tell vou this evening after din- authority who has natchtil her sine;
ii i " her moth i replied. I her first spontaneous performances, at
The little slstrs ould liar (IK- wait for two and llnee jears of age, declares
unoiei io in over, inej were so anxious
10 hear their mother's plan for the
"I hope my little daughters have
leaineil n lusson this afternoon," was
the wav their mother began. "I want
ed thev should feel that those little girls
thev met were nice little girls, but not
so fortunate as mj little girls-, and that
to give them rrifts for the nlenuni-n rtr
making s.oit of them for the manner in
whirl thev received them was not only
unkind but not a noble war ln which
to give '
T Ihlnk we -ill think that now," said
Marian ' r am sorry I thought of It in
tha nay now '
"So am l," .said Mary. "I should like
o s-.-e how happv It made one little girl
I was plaving with to get a ribbon for
mi hair with her name on the package
jhe was wishing ror a red ribbon to-
"I am Sorrv T rmlle.l to Sara fv, ..,,
for the noor children this morning," said
T- ranees, "hut I should like to make
.."?'"'' '? il,kl what we will do." said
thtlr mother. "I havo tho nrne of each
lilth u-irl aiiU each little bov who lives
at the home, mid another day jou can
co and find out wh.it tho other little
girls want, and as far as we can we will
r-.v- iluni one flft each that 4hey have
wished for. with their name on the
New- Year. Tho full day is-In tie,, llln of weariness
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nit" pan iiouiiaj
Government to operate the Bureau of
Engraving .md Printing machinery for
half a day.
I hand. And that pennj purchases theni.
more happiness than 51.WX) could Duj
ror some people.
"They laugh and chatter together,
sometimes loudly but it is the reaction
from the decorum forced upon them
during the day. and there is alwaj-s the
HBBt A .c!t3
in their little at-
vm. Ts.i., ,.,-.....,.,:.:". V; tempts at joyfulness. Some of them are
'it Is unprofitable; to tl already absorbed in the fiction page of
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Hl ailGillUVll I'fC! juu utu KCt il IOC
of romance for a cent in printed form.
"Girls behind the counter are so close
to the raw edge of existence that every
one is bound to be sympathetically In
terested in their struggles. Perhaps the
girl who sold you a prettj- Christmas
gift which vou are going to send to
some one wlio itnen"t tioai! I rtml ...til
",n?,not appreciate it. is saving 50 cents a
iiorpit.il w-cek to buv b'ankets for her own little
eaKdown. narrow cot In some hull bed room which
airo. rind . ..v... ....... ,...r.........i i . . ..
; . , . .- : i oi.w inn-, uiuiii oisiiru iui -.even 01 ine
v l."s'-nt. has not entirely re- $ she receives each month.
"You are in exactlj the same position
Roger Wetmcre Convalescent.
Itoger W etmore. son of fcrmer Sen
ator i"tmore or Uhode Island
v.as confined tn the Garfield
'suffering from a nervous br
was discharged several weeks ago. and.
w one eon
cov i red
ci;,- nit j oiv, d ,.fiuav.
V. i .. ... .. . . -... Imve um
ticiiysourg Jiret nani-K nellgliliui
Talc. Totlay. Virginia Theater.
"The little bovs I will look after and
Kii on l'hntiua.s Eve- we will K to
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ni-e ores.stu just as we were to
aiiil vou shall see how hannv im
de them "
Tomorrow, "The Undollvdrcd Present."
for Gold Weather
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into a cup of hot water and you will
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(or chicken), vegetables and seasoning,
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340-342 CENTER MAKKET
Center of the Center Market
The Youns Man
Who Prefers $
"I moved into the city only a
few days ago, but I made it a point
to" hunt up the nearest d store
right away. I wouldn't think of
going home Friday night without a
box of z&.
Of course, I began the custom
before I was married and it
wouldn't do to give it up notv, you
know. Besides," I think I really
enjoy as much as my wife
It used to be always a two
pound box of z? ' Favorites.
But now we have found other g
assortments we like just as well
especially that assortment of whole
I'll soon have to be picking out
that five-pound box for Christmas.
Nothing else I could give my wife
would rake the place of that And
it seems as if this year -cdy have
more attractive Christmas packages
than ever before."
Cor. 12th and F streets,
Riggs Bldg., 15th and G St.
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