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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, FRIDAY, .7ANTARY 14; 191G. THE TIMES DAILY MAGAZINE PAGE Peacock Tqil Forms Motif For Styles Hats, Gowns,' Wraps', Jewel- . ry, Hosiery and Handbags "'- Frail or Buxom Glory Shunned Feath- ' ' vi .'T s jN. If you're ui e1' The f ashl6n,f,woi 'you Of wearing without i or quail Tho feathers from a peacock's tall. Nl2y "VCUK, .fan. 14. If lovely woman will wear borrowed plumage, quite the. most artistic and fashion able pjace to bogfow It, at tho present moment la from the tall of a peacock. That Is, of course. If she counts thir teen as her lucky numbei, doesn't mind opening an umbrella Indoor?, and laughs shattorcd mirrors to scorn. H Isn't btrange that the pea cock should como Into Its own again as a modish fowl, considering It has ever been a symbol of vanity and the household pet of Juno In her early days of light, housekeeping on Mt. Olympus. Now the gorgeous feathers are used not only as fans, in head dresses for evening, and as a garni ture for hats, but the lovely blue and green eyes of the feathers are utilized In any number of ingenious ways ad gown and wrap trimmings. At a smart literary tea the other after noon appeared a veritable Peacock Lady whose penchant for tho plumes was carried to novel lengths. The buttons of her heavy, loose wrap wore madia of tho eyes of tho peacock feathers under discs of glass backed and bound In gilt. She also wore a charm on a lone chain of blue and green enamel made of tho doublo glass discs rimmed in gold and revealing a peacock eye on each side. Her hat was a close fitting turban formed of the iridescent bluish green breast feathers of the bird, while a wonncrrui scan or tho breast feathers hwathed her chin and thioat in lieu of fur. Replicas of the.e fascinating feathers now form tho motif of embroidered de signs on many rich evening towns and wraps nnd the crazo for peacock Jewelry steadily gains. Rings and brooches showing the fowl in its entirety, have Its tall encrusted with Rcmi-prectous BPork ling stones of green and blue. Either with its tall drooping or reared and proudly unfurled like a fan in all Its glory, tho clovei metal nnd gem crafts men depict the peacock on combs for the hair, shoe buckles, pendants. The tlnv gold or silver, gem-cnerusted birds oven swing In beauty's cars. They aro "spangled or beaded on hand bags nnd hosiery in effective exterior decoration of the frill and fair; also the buxom and brunette. So hero you heve the tale of the pea cock's fashionable tail and all it entails. ADVICE TO GIRLS By Annie Dear Annie Laurie 1 nm a Young man nineteen years ot ago and have been keeping company wlth a young lady about two pnrs; I tancy her very mucn. She pretends she cares tor nn one hut me, but 1 "am of tho onjnlop she Is secretly going with some" other man at odd chancer. r vas sick tor a week an? sne did not come to sco mo, but in quired by phone how I -was get ting nlnng. I nm positive notn 1ns prevented her from colling nc the house to see m as she lives only a short distance away. fn your opinion, do you thlirc tho young lady is interested in me'.' ". . s- UKLKSS you two were engaged It would not hnvc been con-flderc-d good form for the girl to have called upon ou Then you were side, Tho fact that rhe inquired Tor you over the tele phone showed that sho was con cerned about your Illness, nnd cour tesy to you ically demanded no further proof. It seems to me that ou aro over suspicious. Kven though you cio "fancy" tho girl, why should you expect her to devoto all her tnno tn you 7 I don't blamo her In inn lonst ir she does have good tlmen with other Irlends. Why don't you give tho girl a chance to meet other men-.' If sun cares for you ns you wish sho will roturn to vou. soon enough ncv-r tear' Ho " little moro generous in your attitude. Penr Annie Laurie: T nm a voting man of eighteen nnd want tn Ret vonr ndlco about a girl. "When I go out with her she Is always afraid that some other hoy she goes with will see her. and asks mo to go out of mv wav sometimes to keep from soeaklng to him. I caro for this girl a groat deal, but I don't like tho wav sho acts when w aro to gether. OKO. F. WHY do voil continue to go t Ith the girl If she doesn't like to be seen with you? 1 think it's a verv decclt-f-il thing she Is doing trying to ninko tho other boy believe that sho is not going out with anyone. Spenk' franklv to her. and tell her that If she does not care to be Been with you there aro other girls who do That is the only way to treat a girl o( this tpe. Annie Laiuie I am boy sev enteen years old and huvo a girt friend who Is crn&y about m I shall always look upon her ns a friend. Can yon suggest r way that I could make- clear to her my interest in her without Injur ing tho tilcndly relations which I earnestly hope to keen with her. ArTXIOUH. POOIt. worried youth! l'erhf you fenr that the young I Is attt'inptlng to tako nd tugo of leap year and d' pursuing. ScMously si caking, ever, it is enuiuiruHsir.g to fe a girl Is muHng both of' y sptcuous by her behavior v In public 1 remember r IK'rsei'utrd young mun eaatinually getting Into Why Actors Are No Longer Versatile And Other Timely Observations, by Nat Goodwin Famous Comedian, Now Appearing at Keith's, Accuses Critics and Producers of Crushing Out Any Signs of Versatility on the American Stage by Demanding One Certain Line of Work Only from Each Actor. But That Isn't All He Talked About as He Walked Down the Avenue in His Impeccable Afternoon Costume. ,- By FLORENCE "C OMEDIANS must bo come dians, tragedians play nothing but tragedy, and musical comedy people be of- that particular brand and none other on tho American stage. They don't want versatility here. They wqnt one thing, dished out on order, and nothing else." Mr. Nathaniel C. Goodwin had fin ished his afternoon chat with tho Patrons of Keith's Theater, and Im peccably arrayed, glorious in a white bouttonlerc and correct afternoon costume for a gentleman, was walk ing down tho street. At tho same time, with the ease and grace of nn expert too dancer, he was granting an interview, gaz ing about him the meanwhile, and making use of his cane for various purposes, such as pointing, holding up teams, and walking. Outside of the remarkable poise of the gentleman, and the case with, which ho received nnd dismissed all emergencies and questions, the manip ulation of that cane was quite tho grand prlx, the piece de resistance of tho interview. From the corner of tha eye. by watching the veriest tip of this object one could not mis take the fact that Its owner was a distinguished and experlenceod gen tleman. In his hands. Instead of an awkward, Inanimate stick It became a living thing, with a personality of its own. "flow d'you do," he said, cor dially, offering a hand and a smile. Whore shall we sit to talk? Walk up tho Avenuo? Very good; I have an appointment down that way wltn n gentleman." And without more ndo we Joined the throngs leaving the theatah, yes. leaving the tne atah, and began our promenade. Naturalness, kindliness, and cour tesy which gavo an insight Into a big heart (of course. It would nat urally have to bo big. but outside of even all that) helped things along wondorfully, and by tho time the coast was a little more clear tne conversation had settled down Into a definite and well ordered narra tive. "Yes, yes. of course. I knew Ada Laurie v ith his own girl friend became rn oiher itrl triend perslstpd In ottpch ing herself to hliii whenever aho had the opportunity. Can't you make your behavior suf ficiently discouraging to dilve the girl away? Sulely she ought to be bright enough to take a hint, nnd if you can treat her -this wav, with out being nctuully discourteous, you mav b able to keep friendly with her, without giving her any reason for being" "crazy" about you. (Copy't 1W6, by Newspaper Feature Service.) Miss Laurie will welcome letter of inquiry on subjects of interest from readers of this paper, and will reply to them in these columns. They should be addressed to her, care this office.. Daily Fashion Suggestion .,11 dance frocks may i.' jo utilized to make charm- j igllgees. Perhaps a useless n frock that is scarcely worth it' io- oom could be the foundation g-dlscardcd chiffon gown tho n, To bo ically smart nowa- ' lllgcos must have a lace coat, my vary In length from a hhotl to n long one extending nearly to t?m, Ci cam-colored net edged s most attractive. Utile bunches French pugles trim sleeves nnd ce. py't I'M, by :'empir "itur fe'trvict.j 0$$ ItJTmt !- r rVJ I H ..JhsMh Pi IH E. YODER. Hchan." A glance from his great blue, eyes, which nose glass tailed utterly .to hide or reduce in sine. "Hhe was, one of the. greatest wom en the, American stage has ever known. , "You see. It was because she haa two things comedy and tiugecy. Hho was versatile. Sho (was one of the few who had tho opportunity to display both of her talents una receive equal credit for each." A rather high collar, and tlght-tlttlng coat, coupled with the duty or waving away motors and buggies with the cane, prevented a run fnce view at any time during tne walk, but llghtplng glances trom time to time rcenforced the Idea that the eyes wcro really as big as thoy looked and revealed tho tact that tho brows were heavy and quite golden, as was. Indeed, tne hair. Or what' there was of it to oo seen. "Which, Judging fiom the crfect with tho hat off, was quite as good a view as any to bo had. "Now. here In America," he went on. "they don't want versatility. If a man shoi.s that he can do more than -one thin,; tho managers and Ihe critics seem to think that he Is cheapening himself and causing no end ot n. row. But it Isn't that way over lu London." Lightning glance. "Oh, no. They like It over there. The more dlffei cnt kinds of work a man Is able to do the better they like him, but over heah, It's different. "They want the very same kind of thing hero all of tho time, whether the people want it or not. There is no good reason why I should not have played tragedy a great deal more than I dfd the people wanted It. But the critics didn't want me to play it. They had all sort of things to say about my appearance In ihi role of Shylock In o production of "The Merchant of Venice" in 1901. Of course, I didn't pay so much at tention to everything, that was said. But then, one cannot but help heed ing tho warnings of some of tho crit ics. But J did prove in an advertise ment which I once wrote up and had printed that tho box office recelpt3 for my appearances in tragedy were much larger In one Instance that the receipts for my appearances as a co median. The difference amounted to several thousands of dollurs. If that Isn't conclusive proof that the public likes to see a favorite in more than one style of work, I don't know what proof If.." There was sufficient apparent sin cerity on the part of Mr. Goodwin to give the Interviewer courage to ask a question which needed un answer In ail good faith. "Do you think that the critics nowadays are Worth paying any attention to?" Another' one of thoso glances and then a chuckle. "Well, you see It's this way. "We Pretend that we don't caro one singlo bit. and look to our audiences for our sentence, but on Tuesday morning wo run out or have somebody elso run out and buv the papers, and then we read what is there, and then throw the paper on tho tloor and say, 'Oh, what made me read that stuff! But we always rtad It. "Yes. I like this vaudeville, but d'ye know L can't feel as if 1 am on the stage. Not a bit of It I feel ho closo to those people out front, with their heads all tilted up. Just acro3 tho way, and I simply cannot treat them as 1 would an audience on the legitimate stugc. 1 Just gut out thwo and want to tall;. It's Just like talk ing with people. "Of course, on tho legitimate ttage I never know that the audience is thero at all. I simply do not know that they exist. If I did. of course' I would get out of my role, and that would bo fatal. "I have just signed another con tract with tho moving pictures lor a long period. I like pictures." Tho conversation veered to the Na tional Theater, and to the manager, Mr. Itapley, whom Mr. Ooodwln called young Harry, and to the elder Itapley. Then came the mention of many names that were mere tradition to tho Interviewer. Largely, for the reason that at tho time of this comedian's heyday, when he created ono of the most successful roles of his career, ap- Southern Hat Co. Clearance Sale Trimmed and Untrimmed Turbans, Sailors, Rolled Brims EVERY HAT REDUCED Style, Quality, Workmanship Guaranteed Flowers Fancy Feathers i We Fit the Head 1111 G Street ZIMMERMAN I II ' Mms ' mm VwmKMk ill is w x K J&x y f "- vnSsSsHflKVWX WW'-- w9 , ins II WM ' jBBJmBHWWWJsBk .?g3HIBMftfliita!MBKdBBl8aBBlMBMi I NATHANIEL CARL GOODWIN. Who created' thirty-one different characters in twelve years, and soon to appear in a film tailed "Our Wives." Well, What of It? peailug In, "Tho Nominee" at the BIJou Theater in New York, we were somewhcie arbund two years of age. or such. Interested largely In matters mundane. Tho stage, us wa.i assured. wJs 'Siot yet Kyin' n o& range ofyvfslont - That reminds that there is a trib ute to be paid this same Nathaniel Carl Goodwin. Whether from deli cacy or from nure neglect, though In view of tho dally display of tactlessness on the part of all peo ule It might well be the latter, the ge of actors Is never mentioned. Not that It cannot be obtained. Nothing Is easier. Every year a stngo Who's Who gives out Just sueh Information, nnd if one will but look far enough back to where tho careers begin, nnd the time where early genius with the age carefully recorded Is given its Just due. divers bits of Interesting Information may be gleaned. One particular volume says when one turns to the G's, and finds, not far from Ednu Goodrich nnd Just a page away from Ben Greet, "Goodwin, Nathaniel Carl. r. Actor, best known ns Nnt Goodwin, was born In Boston, Julv 23. 1S37." For over two score years this same gentleman who appears In vaudeville this week and who has plans for appealing in the motion The Revolt of Woman. Woman's rebellion Is everywhere in dicated, hci biiltlnncc, her failings, her unreasonableness, all these are excellent signa of hor revolt. Kho is even lcvoltlng; against her own beauty, often she neglects her clothes her complexion, her teth. Thin Is a pity, but It must not be tpken too se riously; men on active service grow benulH, and woman in her emancipa tion campaign ir. still too busy to think of the art of charming. I sus pect that ah tiu.e pushes and she suf fers less intolerably fimn a souse of injustice, silo will rove it to the old grace ji. Tho art of charming was a response to convention, und of lute yonis un uonventlnnality, a groat deal of which Is ridiculous. Jus gfown much more among women than mr.ng men. That Is not wonderful, fif? tYere were so many things woman might not do. Almost any movement would bring her up against a barrier: that is why it Mems that alio does nothing in the world except break bairlors. How genuine woman' rebellion is no man can say. It may be that woman b Im pulse toward male occupations and rights U only a reaction against the growing difficulty of gain!- a mate, children, and a home. W. i.. George, in the Atlantic. is plotures for some time to come has entertklned the Ameilcan public. For nearly a half a century he has given us the best of comedy, and much thnt was excellent outside of that particular Held. While It l,i the custom to remark broadly, when tecognlzlng the ability of theatrical people, on tho marvelous French actress, whose long caieer and wooden member are famous on three continents. It beems that the American stage to day Is showing Just about .s fine material as can be 'mustered any whe.ie. Instead of one divine Sarah of whom to boast, we should be In tensely ptoud In the fact that we slIH can look with pride to Sothern. Diew nnd Goodwin, all of whom are actively engaged In work In the theatrical profession. While not over sixty-three, they are all more than fifty-five years of age, and each one has even now de voted a goodly lifetime to the stage ns a profession with most favorable results. Tho name of the photoplay with, which Mr. Goodwin Is going to Iden tify himself, ho said was "Our Wives." Perhaps It was Imagina tion (an overcharged memory), but It seemed when ho looked brightly around at tho mention of the name, that far off In one corner over in the big languishing blue eye on tho north side thero was a badly dis guised twinkle which, whllo his mouth bid a conventional good-by, said, "Are you sorry that you didn't ask me anything about them?" Naughty Nathaniel! 1 Our Hobby 1 From Shenandoah Valley, Va. For Sale by V Peck, Vz Peck, Peck, and by the Box. Standard Grade. Standard Value. Standard Pack. SALESROOMS Open Evenings 1223 Penna. Ave. N. W., 710 13th St. N. W. DISPLAYS B. & O. Ticket ie.) i.tin ami u SIh. N. W. L'f Experiments Point To , Smoking Danger To Weak Hearted Men Dy DR. LEONARD O VEU 400 year's' ago, when Co lumbus nnd his sailors landed on tho soil of America, they discovered moro than land. They saw a strange custom, which the natives had practiced from tlmo im memorial smoking tobacco leaves In curious looking pipes, a habit both a pleasure and a rellglpus rite. In 1858 King Philip II of Spain, who had appointed the savant and philoso pher. Dr. Francisco Fernandes, to study the natural resources of the Americas, especially .Mexico, was in nart reanon- slble for the introduction of tho tobac co plant Into Europe, although there Is , no doubt that the French ambassador 'to Portugal, who In the following year wpi looacco to uueen catncrine ue Medici, as H cure for headache, was also greatly responsible for establish ing the habit of smoking among Euro peans. 8r- Walter Jtalelgh and Sir Krancls Drake were tho llrst to intro duce the habit into England nearly a generation later, and despite anti-tobacco laws and stringent punishments, the use of the weed continued to Increase. Capital punishment and excommuni cation were resorted to In almost all European countries and some colonies , without checking the habit. I .Nicotine Not Only Evil. I Tobacco production in the United j States is said to surpass tho Iron, J steel, autompbile, bakery, butter, I cheese, milk, gas, oil, and other great Industries. This year American com merce In tobacco will reach $1,200.- 000.000, about three times the great cotton industry. While the statement of Trof. Hare that "ono thirty-second of a drop of nicotine placed on the tongue will kill a cat or dog" may give an ex aggerated Idea of the poisons in to bacco, there. Is no doubt that as much as one-fifth of tho nicotine in tobacco Is only a small .proportion of tho other poisons preieih, which are found In cigarette paper and in wooden pipes. During the past half-dozen years ex Kiddy Clothes for Winter By MRS. CHRISTINE FREDERICK. ,N EVE II were theie so many attiactlve garments for chll duii. Indeed this Is the century of the cjhlld as far ns clothes are concerned anyway, and tho garments offcied are seduc tive in their oeauty and practica bility. it used to be that little brother had to wear a reefer of cloth In winter, but now he can -have n macklnaw that cozy, loose Jacket of plaid with the extra warm pock ets and cuffs and the double breast. How much more give It has when skating or snow-balling than a sleeve with a tight arm-hole. And little sister, too. used to have to wear a tltted coat, but now she, too. can choose "any one of the attractive sport coats or sweaters. I remember the first women's sweateis, und queer Indeed they would look today. They were tightly lltted to the figure with no fullness, and came only to the waistline; they had large leg o' mutton sleeves and a small nrmhole, and yet we thought them wonders of comfort. But tho sweater coat of today is practically -the all-Amcrican garment. It is long and loose, warm, but good looking, gay and youthful. Every one can wear it from little Teddy to grand mother. And the quaint little suits for the tiny tots the all-ln-ono coat, leg gins nnd cap for winter days. How much more serviceable they are and how few tho buttons compared with the old separate Icggins, cont and cap. These little Arctic suits for smnll people are the height of effi ciency In winter garments. They prevent the little girl's skirts from getting wet and allow the freest kind of tumbling and playing. These leggins fasten tn the body of the suit and are much more practical than the separate leggins which arc always unbuttoning, through which the snow seeps, and which are so much bother to take off and put on. Even the babv can now have a cunning sweater suit as soon ns sho can toddle and get more practice in the use of her limbs instead of being Office, 15th and N. Y. I ON SALE Marshall Bros., 1 tlh and G. N. AV,; i. l annon & KEENE HIRSHBERG. periments have been made to deter mine tho effect of smoking upon the heart nnd blood pressure. Ten to fir teen Independent Investigators found a very slight rise of blood pressure and a small Increase of the pulso rate and the heart beat, which quickly re turned to the normal. Interesting Experiment.' Dr. Arkman's experiments extend over three years, and have been made public Just now for the first time. Ills twenty-seven subjects were all men between sixteen nnd thlrty-ono years of age. All were In health except one. whose heart was not normal. Nine of these had inflamed throats, and two others had Irregular pulses. There was gn emphatic and Indisput able increase of the heart action In all of the subjects. One clgaretteicaused sixteen cf the twenty-seven men to exhibit an average of over eight heart beats above normal every minute. This means that tho heart overexerts Itself 480 times every hour these men (.moke. Of the twenty-seven men used In the experiment, all but two showed extra labor of tho heart. The influence of smoking upon the blood pressure was less certain. Most of the men suffered no change; a few had augmented pressure, and others had a fall in the blood tension. For men with weak hearts to smoke would, therefore, appear a dangerous practice. But there seems to be little or no lasting harm for men who are normally sound. (Copy't. 191C, by Newspaper Feature Service). PERSONAL ADVICE. Readers desyrinE advice should remember: 1. To address inquiries to Dr. L. IC. Hirshberp, -are of The Washington Times. 2. To enclose a stumped and ad dressed envelope if a personal reply is desired. wrapped in n swaddling coat. Only the grandmother who had for her children clothing which was a nuis ance and a care can appreciate the case with which the modern kiddles can be dressed and the good sense of the garments ofrered. There is no need now for little girls to be nfraid that they will get their dresses mussed, or that little boys will catch cold bv rorgettlng their leggins. The one-piece, all-over win ter garment In modified designs is here and here to stay. To encourage outdoor sleeping there la the beautiful camel's wool, outdoor sleeping garment. Unlike the sleeping bag, this is a one-piece garment with cap, sleeves, bootees, all In one. There is an opening at each wrist so that the hand can be removed when it gets too worm. This garment is fitted without being tight, and is most snugly warm even on the coldest nights. (Copyt.. 1916 by Mm. Christine Frederick i Hair Often Ruined By Washing With Soap Soap should be used very carefully, if you want to keep your hair looking lis best. Most soaps and prepared Bliani poos contain too much alkali. Th.s dries the scalp, makes the hair brittle, and ruins it. The best thing for steady use is just ordinary mulslllcd cocoanut oil (which Is pure and greaseless), and Is better than tho most expensive soap or nn -thing else you can use. Ono or two tenspoonfuls will cleano tho hair and scalp thoroughly. Slmplv moisten the hair -lth water and rub It In. It makes an abundance of rich, cienmy lather, which rinses out casih, removing every particle of dust, dirt dandruff and excessive oil. Tho hair dries qulcklv and evenlv, nnd it 'eav the scalp soft, nnd tho hnlr fine nnd bllky. bright, lustrous, fluffy, and easy to manage. You ran get mulslfled cocoanut oil at nny pharmacy. It's very cheap, and a, few ounces will biipply every member ot the family for months. Advt. Sort, Center Market.