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-TENTOA DAILY TH* W*HfNOT@N TIMES JUE2.12 Gboas lug ram-""a Mr. Perkins to Iis Secretary And $000 a Year for A Good Esampb hek maded. May Oter es Follow It same W. Peskms werhed huself t death, and did much good werk while be lved. The ewupapers aid that he let ane of his feotrme to phsaemregy. They are -aNe a. $e dealt fst with his seretary, 0iss Kih, who had wared beside him for twet-seven years, 1 -gave her 100,000 outright, and in addiUm an income of $6,000 a yeas as long as she might live. The example which Mr. Perkins puts before Other buul. nees asn in thus treating decently and Justly a wena who had devoted all of her working years to his interests is a great deal mr useful to REAL PEILANTEBOPT than would have been the giving of a million to an orphan asylum or another million to an old gentlemen's home. The world needs more JUSTICE. Supply that and it can get along with less charity. Mr. Perkins treated his secretary only JUSTLY. There is no doubt that of the millims left by Mr. Perkins some would have been missing, his heirs would not have got them but for the faithful work of conservation and detailed atten tion that his secretary gave to his interests. The world in general,.buslness men themselves, do not realise what they owe in this day of intense business coseen tration to women that as private secretaries, stenographers, and in many other capacities work beside them. It isn't necessary to enumerate disagreeable features of the work that such women do. Often the brunt of employ. ers' shirtoomings, bad temper, short hours, and inefficiency falls upon the secretaries and stenographers. The suavity and politeness shown in dealing with "cus tomers" and other business men is too often lacking when it comes to dealing with the woman worker, who is entitled to all the politeness shown other women and to ADDI TIONAL politeness because she EARNS it. Consider not the negative, patient, enduring side of a private secretary's work, but what she actually accom plishes, and especially what she ADDS to the modern busi ness man's efficiency. She reminds him in a year of a thousand things; to forget any one of them MIGHT cost him money, WOULD cost him time and trouble. She attends to innumerable details that are not "be neath" him, but BEYOND HIS REACH AND CAPACITY. Each man can do so much and no more; can remember and attend to SO many things and no more. .Many a man has at his elbow in his business ofnce a woman whose mind in many lines of his own business is superior to his. And few men realize the difficulties that would face them if conditions in this world were as they should b'e, if every good woman were in her house bringing up her own children instead of wasting life on some man's money-making enter prise, she to be completely forgotten by him in his wil, com pletely ignored by the heirs getting the fortune she helped to accumulate. The work of private secretary and stenographer is at best discouraging, poorly paid, LEADING NOWHERE. Over the doorway that leads to the stenographer's and private secretary's career, you might well write Dante's words, "Leave hope behind you that enter." The business man says, "Be sure to remind me of so and so." She reminds him. He makes a thousand or ten thousand. She gets her usual few dollars at the pnd of the week. Every day that he devotes to successful business sees him up higher on the ladder of financial safety and inde pendence. Each days sees his secretary just about where she started years before.. Every business man should have, if he can get it, a faithful,,competent secretary. And every other business man should consider himself disgraced, and the community should consider him disgraced, if he Ignores such a helper in his will. Mr. Perkins has set a gdod example, he haa put justice to afathful helper ahead ofshowy planthropy, and so he gets this "conspicuous nlotice," which he would not have otIf, Instead of leaving $50,000 to a good, earnest woman, hehad left a million to some philanthropic generalization. Votes For Washington| Congresman Charles E. Fuller of Ilnois says he fe vors giving the residents of the District of Columbia rep resentation in Congress. "It seems to be but fair," he added, "that the people here should have such repre sentation." The DIlnols Representative, like many of his olleagues, believes that Americans who respond to every call for civic or military duty as the real. dents of the District have on all occasions should not be deprived of the right of self determination, at least so far CONG. CHARLE8 n. PULLnn. as being represented in Con Ie,= is cncerned. At the Coni DRY CAND)DATE SMYM4Ac/acos MC4L. enifs AT 7Wf rr47 *2 wm4w" Beatrice Fairfax Especial DEAR MISS FAIRFAX: Am a young man of eighteen, in my last year at school, and badly in need of your kind advice. About eight months ago I met a sweet little girlie, a year my junior. She taught me how to bance and play a ukelele, and I liked her very much. However, about two months ago she began treating me very coolly, and we drifted apart until we no longer talk to each other, though *e meet at many affairs. Lately I have been going with a young lady of twenty-three. She seems to understand me and likes me quite well, so she says. My problem is this: Next week I am to have my prom. Which of the girls shall I askf? Although I go with the older. I like the younger very, very much. In fact, if I were with her often enough I could learn to love her. ATHLETE. The older girl is apt to seem ore sympathetic because she is lder and understands boys better. but it seems to me that the girl nearer your own age is more likely to prove the more suitable. It's silly to let some little, unimportant misunderstanding spoil a nice friendship. Why dont you ask the little girl to the prom.? Maybe that will be the beginning of the end of all your differences. Dear Miss Fairfax: About three weeks ago my girl friend and I went to a dance. While there we met two very nice yosang chaps who brought us home. They made a date with us for the following Wednesday, but my girl friends mother would not let her go because she thought that she wan toe young to go to such a place. So we went to the movies. The boy I was with camne to see me twice after that.. Then he broke an engegement and I have not seen lm since. My girl friend's boy has not boen to see her since. They both met me on the street one day and I introduced another girl two or three years older to the boy who had been with my little friend. He has been going with her steady ever since. My girl friend loves this fellow and keeps thinking end dreaming of him. I want to help her in any way that I can. What would you do? 0. H. It's perfectly evident that this was one of tbose acquaintances lightly begun and lightly ended. You and your girl friend must face the fact that these boys did not find you sufficiently interesting to them to prolong the affair. The kindest thing you can do for your little friend Is to help her get silly no ios out of her head. She got along very well nti she met this boy three weeks ago and she' can get aloag now without him just as well. Dolster up her pride. Teli her it isn't fashionable to wear her heart on her sleeve this year. DEAR MISS PAIRFAX: I have Just read the letter from "Franeseo" and your answer. I an't help wondering if heis any thing like a fellow I met sbout a mout ago. About a half beur after ention envy -m p -NXy DS re 10R Writes of the Prot ly for WE I met him the subject of marriage came up. Before the evening was over, I knew all his thoughts. He wanted to get married, and was so anxious he wanted to know what I thought about It. Every man knows that the average girl wants to get married and wants a home. and believes that is the only real happiness, but they must be won. Very few girls marry men who are looking for a wife. I am looking for a man who wants me and Is able to make me believe that it is for me and only me that he ever thought of getting married. Miss Fairfax. will you tell me if I am right or wrong? This has been my experience. I have been with three fellows who were looking for wites. They picked me out to All the place, and I just couldn't accept. It was too much like sign in4 a contract for a position. AGE TWENTY-FIVE. I guess yyu are a little too finicky. Here are you surround ed with young men whose object is matrimony, and you comn p lain! Most girls the shoe is on the other foot, and that Will they hang up at the Washing ton end of that Frisco wire when the Peerless Leader rises to tell the legions of the unterriled and unde filed just how he has slanted the game for the past four years? Democrats on the way to Friaco have been warned not to become faa einated by the scenery and in loan ing out of the windows to get bet ter sla~nt., follow the French fashion and fall off. Mrs, Madeline THROUGH LINES Astor Dick files a ..m ha p py demurrer to the Reno dl vorce program. Tie mi that 1 lM the Frisco conven-i l, tion Is going to | make a horrible example of Besa ator .Tim Reed, 7 but as yet no one has had the tem erity to anouince himself for the rough work. Mise Louisiaa any mugar is the aan suffrage bowL. (Prom the Balti Bourke Osekram Is again to be Tammamys speemas to the high brows, but who is going to take poer Tom Grady's ptase at Frisee to bring the low brows aeressT What has beesme ef the kge of Readersen Narber staee he left the pre-niership of the Wilsein Cabinet? We have heard abuet as much from him as from te. kg.. meWf 1erat'e 0 WILT CAN eA~t e, D/HINGCM / S7N. Goe 3000 CM4CLESM9 RO/M MME dc 7M wi. RTCXs lems and Pitfalls shing ton young men will not pay them seri ous attention. Obviously these men would not have wanted to marry you unless they at least "thought" they were in love with S and becau apparently, they lked flowery phrases you turned them down. It isn't the man who makes love the best who is the most in love, you know. DEAR MISS FAIRFAX: Can you suggest something that would make a suitable birthday gift for 9 young lady who is twenty years old? We are pals in every sense of the word, and have been going around together for about two years. I have given her flowers and candy frequently. Jewelry is out of the question, as I do not believe in giving that to a girl I am not en gaged to, and I know she would not accept It. So I am asking you if you can enlighten on this subject. I might say that she does very little read ing, but her hobby is fancy work. which she does a great deal of An interview with Mars. Henry Watterson as to the political sa gacity of the pew breeds in the Democratic saddle would indeed sound like a voie from the grave. Proctor of soap box fame blocked his nomination, says Governor Sproul, who also enlightens folks by declar ing that he -never had anything to do. with blocking Senator Knox. However, somebody was assisting in a blockade. that's certain. PO WAUUINOTONI The rule of the sea. "Women and Children First." seems to be the new slogan of - - Pancho Villa in his slaying pro , gram. / One momentous question w h ich the Frisco con ventlon will have to aswer is, / "What is to be done with our ex S ecer et a r i e i of -* StateT" - When r y an -:- . I goes to the bat in Frisco watch 'em * get up on their more Amnerlean.) toes. Cleveland and W'lson were both sons of Presbyteriar 'ninisters. Both were governors of States, and both were connected with Princeton Uni ersity, but what a different' sttitude they had on foreign entangieete!ta The Bryan Deeersta of the Di. triot financed the pI'imary of their suecesful opponents and are accoeded the honor of sitting at home while the three rings of big Frisco shew are ben= wethad to the limit. y T. E. POWER NA pA DJT + I VEL. ' of Workers Here Women Perhaps there is something in that line that would make a suitable present. D. R. T. If she doesn't already possess one, she would undoubtedly adore one of those little satin-lined work baskets for sale in all department stores. Then there are so-called "standing" baskets a woman can have at the side of her rocker just as a man has a smoking stand. The shops also offer sets of scissors in attractive leather cases. I re member, also, seeing some enamel ed bodkins which almost any girl would like. You may not know what a bodki is. but one of its uses is to run ribbon through lin gerie. etc. They usually come on a card in two sizes for two differ ent widths of ribbon. If she hasn't a silver thimble, one would prob ably be most acceptable. Dear Miss Fetriax: If two people are walking along the street and one meets another friend who stops for a few 'ninute should not introductiona, be made? Should not an introduction be given whenever two or more persons are together and one meets another person who Is a stranger to~ the others present? When such an In troduction is not given does it show lack of politeness or manners on the part of the one who should do so? Please advise just when and when hot an introduction should be given. F. H. L. There are several "pretty" questions involved in this matter of introductions. Some peoe look upon the matter most infir mally and others are qute meticu lous. The first qusinraised, of course, is whete a change mneet i o a bli'eteetwarrants an inl n.utL If just a few words are ,it is sometimes better to d with an introduction; since itusually amounts 'only te the hurried mumbling of names and a quick departure. In the haste a name or face mnay be later forgotten by one and remembered by another which results in em barrasiment.. If it is a question of introducing a man and a woman, great eare should be taken. Usually one does not introdue a girl or womsan to a man unless he is smeone she ought to know. For a man to fail to introduce a girl to another man, the girl should know. Generally speaking, no on: should ever be allowed to feel slighted or "left out" by failure to e introductions. If an intro duction is not to be made, the meeting should be cut short. It is thoughtless and unkind to stand chatting the while someope else Iis left to feel like the fifth wheel to a cart. Thoughtfulness of oth ers is a good key to good manners and successful entertaining. j Relblig the ..* Nationa By SILL Every man in Wainagt oourage the rebuilding of the historic orgmaati albeeld into insigsi'anee. Beesa it was the Est militia of the the war with Spain. In'Osba sent to the Mexican border, an came its 2,800 men were pro service. Young men of Washingtc ice in the war. Some of then There is, however, a splendi trere in the war, as well as f to enlist in the National Gui former prestige. The future is still unaet tion against external aggressi( necessary when we least expe country will be ready for dut to accept membership in the I is now reorganising with rent leadership of Brig. Gen. ANI A letter I received near Brigadier General Sims, now hope that the Guard would Congress will sooner or later 1 At the present armory of west, recruiting officers are tc of Major LA GARD!, of the tion of the man who is willing or in war is not heavy and the held once a week, and there a ised companies, with others o is starting at Camp Sims, C make the rifle team will be se part in the national rifle matel this August promises to be of will reoeive $1 per day. Gov leave of absence with pay wh Washington may need an should encourage its upbuildi HEARD A HOME BREW. Jones sed te may. 'dr4ubies brewing, whea ear and tithe were ey ad dolag. nut sow, In Joms bomn. we Sad The brwingu' of santher ind. / Words and music by SIGMUND DANZANSKY and SOLOMON STIEN. NEW FACES AMONG US. o an glad to see - may now reader. of ad etributoru s to .l" an U. I ENRT P. UNyTE. New blood comes into H and S every day. There will continue to be more and more of it as readers un derstand this is everybody's colgmna and that their contributions will be welooee. Address the editor, or Heard and Seen. The Times. TWO RIDDLBS A DAY. 1. Which travels at greater speed. heat or cald? 2. If you suddanly saw a house on are, what three authors would you feel inclined to name? Answers. 1. Heat. because you can catch cold. 2. Great Scott, Howitt. Burns! V. . SNOW. THE GOLD MYSTERY. The answer to HENRY I. NAN'S mystery of the hidden treasure Is, "Dig ten paces north of the willow." Mrs. B. H., of Del-Ray. Va., had the "correct answer, and several others were pretty close to it. P. N. R. was one of them. Another old roblem is this: What's the dierence between twenty 4-quart bottles and four and twenty quart bottles? H. B. R. These jokes are by Mrs. JACK: Rastus-Dey done discovered Co lumbus' bones. Sambo-Mah Lawdl Did dat man play craps, too? sidney-Has your present wife a more even temper than your first? Harry-More even? No. Even more, aIs DAD NIWI'AXU. He thoughts fee wo on the brake But It was ont the sa WggSKEY Pim . What makes the differenee In the prices of drug store whiskey -ranging from $2 tO3 per DImUJIJ WNISKIY. WILLIAM LANG'S whiskey problem brought an interesting lot of answers, eSse ef them indleating oonsiderable soreness that anybody might have so much whiskey ad so mush trouble over properly dividing It among the khe men had 5' gaflons of boose in a 5-gallon ad 3-gallon keg. They found an a-gallon keg. The problem was to pear from one to anether so as to get twa equal parts of 4 gal lss ese&k LANGO's solation, which is similar to that sent In by solvers, was thist Empty 5in S, (leaing 5 iaS ,6 mpty, 3 full): pour U in 5, fIll a from I, fill 5 from S (makIng 3 In 5, 3 In 5, 3 full); fill 5 from 8, pour 5 In 5, pour 1 in 5, (making 7 In S, 1 in 5, 3 empty): fll S from S, pour 3 In 5. maaking 4 in 5, 4 It S. The answers are b1 ORRENI D. INTER, R. . 3., WI USR Jol(S urdette, Md., TROMAS A. PIT GERALD, ARTIUR SWEET and I. THOMPSON, Warrenton, Va. William eannings Eryan will never beeome a screen star. beoause there Is no opportunity to talk. If It wasn't for the Jails the hous ing situation would be mighty bad. Speaking of haste ead repentene at leisure, has aybody tAept tab en those guys who married to evade the aft? 5nDr IYn N. SUILLIYAN. Peeriess District I Guard PBICE. =, ye or obld soed el. sever be slowed to dwindle if its wonderful efIetiveess soentry sailed to the colors is it made history. Then it was d when the war with Germany maptly taken into the Federal a had plenty of military seri n have no relish for it again. d opportunity for those who. )r those who were not of age, ird and help restore it to its led. Preservation of our na in or internal disorder may be et it. The man who loves his F. A sure way to be ready is )istrict National Guard, wlich wed vigor under the brilliant ON STEPHAN. ly a year ago from the late before me, expressed his great be given a splendid armory. >rovide such an armory. the Guard, 472 L street north= be found each day, in chargP War Department. The obligab to serve his country in peace i benefits are great. Drills are re at present two fully organ a the way. Target practice is ongress Heights. Those who nt by the Government to take les this fall. The encampment much benefit to the boys, who ernment employes are granted ile absent. effective Guard any time. We ng as rapidly as possible. ND SEEN PHILOSOPHY OF KISSING. HENRY F. SMITH gets much enjepd ment frogn this column. He contrib utes many bright things to it. He's a philosopher. He has been ruminating1 over the inquiry of M. F., the marine, as to "why my girl closes her ey when I kiss her?" Philosophe SMITH believes that the particular sensation produced by this method ex presses admiration and is more acute to the recipient "when the optic nerve is temporarily dormant." We saw a young man in the W Risk Bureau a few days ago with his lips all painted a bright red. Why knock the girls for this bad practice? BIRDIE and BESSIE. "STEVIE DOUGH" remarks: Old man Progress. once so active around the oil well in Maryland, was arrested after STRIKING oil. Oft In the stilly might. 'Ure slumber's chaianlhas bound me. The neghbor's cats begin to fight; And raise Cain all around me. MILO H. "STUPID STEPHEN," who wrote real good jokes for The Hatchet. George Washington University's of ficial sheet, is a great admirer of Heard and Seen, and promises to con tribute. It was Stephen who said he knew a girl who was so modest that she always retired to her room to change her mind. His remedy for stopping dogs barking at night Is to turn cats loose among them. Q.-"What are four aces?" A-"Safe opener" " H RY JONTIFP. SEATS FOR TEE FAIR SEX. By all means let's give seats ii street cars to the fair sex. no matter if they do went to vote, and take jobs away from men. But they do loolt mice standing up, with their coot clothes, while we poor men must button up from under our ears all the way down. 0. C. K. THE GRAZING PROULEE. P. N. R. eays that the cow tied to the shed, mentioned by MILDRED BERGER1, will have 80.710.9 square feet of pasture to grase in. FRED T. HAIFELFINGER draws a diagram of the pasture, says the prob lem is not as simple as it looks, and finds the answer to be approximatelF 30,281 square feet. W. D. PATNE gets 35,710 feet. CORNELIUS CORN WALLIB geteN 80,782 feet. 6 ARTHUR SWEET believes the an swer is 2880 feet. EDWARD W. PEARSON ge 8,dds feet. The rent situation, as it new exists in this city, is a meet unjust one. and something should be done about it. The money' bing landlords have allth Sof It. J. B. SMITH. Most of the fans agree that in L. WATBON'I cat-in-the-well pe 1em the cat would get out in 4 So figure THOMAS FITZGE W. D. PAYNE and ARTHUR T ALICE MeE. gets 48 days, g The Lege of Nations Is an idel or an evil all depending en whish side of thefinceyou'reon. F.V. FLORIDA AVENUE erP. There should be a rearrangement of the car stop at Fourteenth test and Florida avenue. Stops were fee. merly made at U. V and W streets. These were cut out, and Plorida ave nue substituted. There is a danger. ous curve at Florida avenue, and somebody Is going to get hurt there, Several bad accidents have been bate. ly avoided. W street would be the safest place to st o. MRS. 3033? 3 l