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VOLUME 43. YORKVILLE, S. C., SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1897. NUMBER 93.
A CONFLICT (
BY RODRIGUEZ
Author of "An /
Copyright, 1897, by G. P. Putnam's Sons
Synopsis of Previous Installments.
In order that new readers of The Enquirer
may begin with the following installment
of this story, and understand it
just the same as though they had read it
all from the beginning, we here give a
synopsis of that portion of it which has
hnnn nnhlished:
Chapter I.?Fifteen years before the
opening of the story John Lewis went to
live in a place called Lee, in New Hampshire,
with a little girl 6 years old, Virginia,
the daughter of his deceased sister.
He had a son who bad been left at school,
but ?in away and shipped for China.
Five years after Lewis went to Lee a
family named Marvel also settled there.
Young Walter Marvel met and loyed Virginia
Lewis. Alice Marvel, Walter's sister,
and Harry Lucas also met and were
reported to be in love with each other.
At the opening of the story a person purporting
to be the missing son of John
Lewis arrives at Lee. Walter Marvel
proposes for Virginia's hand to her uncle,
who refuses, telling him that his uncle,
whose name he bears, was a villain and a
convict. Young Marvel draws a pistol
and shoots at Lewis, but his aim is diverted
by Virginia. Soon after Lewis is
found dead in his room with two bullet
holes in his body. His death occurs simultaneously
with the arrival of the man
who claims to be his son. II.?Mr.
Barnes, the celebrated detective, and Tom
Burrows, another detective, take up the
case, strongly suspecting Virginia as the
criminal. III.?They examine the
grounds about the house where the murder
is committed and find footprints of a
man and a woman, the woman's foot
prints strengmenmg ineir suspiciuus ui
Virginia. They also find two pistols, one
marked "Virginia Lewis," the other
marked "Alice Marvel." Virginia writes
a letter and goes away with it. Barnes,
disguised, follows her. IV.?Virginia
gives her letter to one Will Everly, who
posts it. Barnes keeps his eye on it, gets
possession of it and thus learns the whereabouts
of Walter Marvel. V.?Virginia
visits Alice Marvel, who betrays a knowledge
of the murderer. VI.?John Lewis,
the supposed son of the murdered man,
produces envelopes addressed to him to
grove his identity. He excites suspicion
y leaving bis room at midnight. VII.?
An autopsy is made of the dead man, and
Barnes arrives at Lee with young Marvel.
CHAPTER IX.
INTERESTING TESTIMONY.
During the delivery of the t latement
made by Sarah Carpenter there was the
stillness of death. Her words caused a
profound sensation, and even after she
ceased no ono spoke, but eagerly waited
to hear what those in charge of the investigation
would have to eay. The
squire at length addressed the witness:
"You say it was about half an hour
after you had parted from Everly when
you beard the shots fired?"
"Yes, sir," said the girl eagerly. "I
am certain it was as long as that, for I
went to the bouse to get my things, as
I said, and when I found that I did not
have my key I looked all about the
room first, and it was some time before
I concluded to search in the barn. When
I did, I had to get a lantern, and it was
quite a long time after I got to the barn
before I heard the shooting."
"Then, provided your estimate of the
time which elapsed is correct, it must
have beeu about 9 o'clock when this occurred?"
"I am sure of it. I left just after and
went home, and it was a quarter past 9
when I wound my watch before going
to bed."
"Miss Carpenter," said Mr. Tupper,
"how is it that if you suspected your
friend Mr. Everly you did not go to
bim and ask him about this matter?"
"I came over here yesterday for that
purpose, but Will bad gone to New
Market"
"Was it snowing when you left the
farm on Sunday night?"
"No, air; it had stopped."
She was then allowed to retire, and
Mr. Tupper called attention to the fact
that her evidence had corroborated the
detective's theory as to the time of the
shooting.
The next witness called was Harry
Lucas.
"Mr. Lucas," asked the squire, "do
you recaH the day on which Miss Lewis
celebrated her birthday at Riverside?"
"Certainly. I was there," answered
Lucas.
"Do you recollect the trouble between
Mr. Lewis and Marvel?"
"Yes, sir, perfectly."
"When Marvel was leaving, did he
Utter any threat against Mr. Lewis?"
' 'He said some angry words. I should
not care to state positively what they
were. I was too much excited myself at
the time."
"Doyou recall what you yourself said
to Mr. Lewis?"
"Not exactly, sir."
"Did you not threaten him?"
"I don't recollect. I may have. I
was very angry and quite excited."
"You have heard of the death of Mr.
Lewis, I suppose?"
"I have, sir."
"Were you in Lee on the night of the
murder?"
"I was."
"Did you tell any one that you intended
leaving town that night?"
Lucas remained silent.
"I have beeu told by several parties
that you were heard to 6ay that impor
tant business would call you out i! town.
Was that true?"
"I did tell several people that, but it
was not true."
"I am to understand, then, that you
told a lie?"
Lucas colored deeply. " I did not look
upon it in that way. I had good reasons
' for wishing people to think me out of
town, and, under the circumstances, did
not hesitate to speak as I did."
)F EVIDENCE.
3 OTTOLENGUI.
Lrtist In Crime."
I " Will you tell me what those circumI
stances were which would make you
think it excusable to resort to a falsehood?"
"I would rather not"
The squire nodded to Mr. Tupper,
who took the witness.
"Mr. Lucas," said he, "was it not
because you intended to visit Riverside
farm that you spread the story of your
absence?"
Lucas made no reply.
"Did you not go to Riverside that
night to meet a lady?" Mr. Tupper
spoke slowly, and Lucas started and
looked confused, but still persisted in
his silence. The lawyer continued:
"Did you not meet a lady in the summer
house, and was not that lady Miss
Lewis?"
"How did you know that?" blurted
out the witness, at last aroused to speech
and evidently amazed. Mr. Barnes
smiled slightly.
"How I know is of small consequence,"
said Mr. Tupper, "but I will
tell you. The detective has been all over
the place, and as fortunately there
He seemed a little nervous as he saw the
blood mark.
was no snow on the ground the imprints
of your feet left no room for
doubt that there was a meeting between
a man and a woman in that summer
house. All that was left was to discover
their identity."
"And how have you done that?that
is, if you have done so?"
"Do you deny that you and Miss
Lewis met at that place and on that
night?"
"I neither deny nor admit it."
"Perhaps you will later. You say
you were in Lee. If not at the farm,
where were you?"
"I was out for a time and then went
home."
"Mr. Lucas, did you hurt yoursell
that night?"
' 'I believe not. How do you mean
hurt myself?"
"Did any accident happen to you?"
"I don't recall any."
Mr. Tupper stooped and picked up a
small paper covered parcel, which he
unrolled, and taking therefrom a m?n's
white shirt handed it to Lucas and
asked:
"Do you recognize that as your
property?"
"I can't be sure," faltered Lucas.
"It has your name on it," suggested
the lawyer.
"Where did you get it?"
"Never mind that Just tell us if it
is yours."
"It looks like one of mine."
"Exactly Now, if you please, how
did you get he blood on the wristband?"
Lucas examined the garment more
closely and seemed a little nervous as
he saw the blood mark.
"I don't know how it got there," said
he, and then with some anger added,
"I won't answer another question till
you tell me how you came into possession
of this shirt."
"It was sent to your washerwoman
on ihe daj following the murder, and
as she hud he ard of the crime she kept
the blood stained garment."
"Do you mean to say that you accuse
me of killing Mr. Lewis?"
"I accuse no one, but I will remind
you that it is the duty of every honest
m.m to help and not to hinder the machinery
of justice. If you are an innocent
man, you should not hesitate to reply
to my questions. That we may have
no more evasion I will tell you at once
that I know how the blood got on your
shirt."
"How should you know, when I tell
you I do not know myself?" asked Lucas
incredulously.
"The blood is your own. You were
bitten by a dog," continued the lnwyer.
I I.r/ioo ctciTtorT in snrnrisp. "Ynn WPllfc
to Riverside, aud you were attacked by
the mastiff."
"You soem well informed."
"I only state what is a fact." Then
suddenly producing the pistol, "Do you
recognize this weapon?"
At last the young man showed signs
of distress, as ho replied morn humbly,
"Yes, 6ir, it is mine."
"It was found at the farm near the
summer house. Will you admit now
that you were there?" Lucas made one
last etfort:
"I may bavo dropped it there at any
time"?
"In which case," interrupted Mr.
Tupper, "it would have been covered
by tho snow." Lucas now seemed to
recognize that further attempt at concealment
would be useless, and Burrows
even thought that he seemed relieved, as
though, in fact, he had been previously
playing a partwliich little pleased him.
"You have tho best of me," he replied.
"Go on. I will answer your
questions."
"Very well. You admit, then, that
you went to the farm to meet Mies
Lewis and that you did see her?"
"Yes, sir."
"At what hour was your appointment
with the lady?"
"A quarter to 9."
"Miss Lewis left you at the eummer
house and went toward the river, did
she not?"
"How do you know that?" Lucas
was plainly very much surprised at the
knowledge displayed by the district attorney,
who, of course, hnd previously
been posted by Mr. Barnes.
"Footprints," said Mr. Topper tersely.
"Oh, welll You are right"
"When did the dog attack you?"
"As soon as Miss Lewis left me I
started for home, and the brute came
for me."
"Did ho bite you?"
, "Yes, sir, on the arm." Drawing up
his sleeve, he showed that his arm was
bandaged.
"Ahl Then that accounts for the
blood on the shirt, as I supposed. Now,
then, Mr. Lucas, there is another matter.
This pistol of yonrs has an empty
shell in it How do yon account for
that?"
"I used the pistol to defend myseh
against the dog, bnt he was too quick
for me, and before I conld aim at him
he had buried his teeth in my arm. The
weapon was then discharged."
"You are sure," said Mr. Tupper,
speaking with great deliberateness and
looking Lucas straight in the eyes, "you
are snre that you did not fire this pistol
first, and that the noiBe did not attract
the dog and make him attack you?"
"What should I have fired at?" asked
the witness.
"Mr. Lewis perhaps," continued Mr.
Tupper in the same measured tones.
Lucas seemed about to make an angry
retort, but controlled himself and answered
:
"The whole thing occurred as I have
related it. As soon as the dog opened
his jaws again I ran for my life, and as
I did so I thought I heard two shots in
quick succession."
* ' _? A - At. _
As this seemea to corroDoraie me
story told by Sarah Carpenter, Mr. Tapper
paused iu his inquiries, and the
6qnire asked:
"Did you see who fired those shots?"
"No, sir; I did not think of looking
around. I was too intent on getting
away."
"Can you say about what time this
shooting occurred?"
"I met Miss Lewis at a quarter of P,
and we talked till about 9, I should
say. It was a few minutes after when I
started to leave."
Mr. Tapper resumed the examination.
"Can you tell me who it was that
Miss Lewis went to meet on the other
side of the river?"
"Did she cross the river?"
"Her footprints were found over
there and also those of a man. Now,
you must know who that man is?"
"I don't see how that follows."
"Why did Miss Lewis have you meet
her at so late an hour?"
"I do not think that this is my secret.
I would prefer to have you ask
the lady herself."
"I think we may do that, Mr. TupDer."
said the sou ire.
"Yes, yes, squire, that will do quite
well," replied Mr. Tupper, and with a
nod the squire dismissed the witness.
He then called for Miss Marvel. The
young lady appeared and plainly showed
that she was very nervous over the
prospect of testifying.
"Now, Miss Marvel," began Mr.
Tupper, "we are sorry to trouble you
in this matter, but it is so very serious
that we are compelled to examine every
one who by any possibility may be able
to throw any light on the terrible
crime."
"Ho# ehould I be able to do so?"
asked Miss Marvel, already alarmed.
"We do not know that you can," replied
Mr. Tupper, hastening to reassure
her. It was plainly evident that if anything
was to be learned from this witness
it would be by dint of the greatest
care. "But," continued he, "if you do
know anything we feel certain that you
will not hesitate to inform us at
once."
"But I tell you I do not know anything
about it, except what I have
heard."
"Perhaps even that may prove valuable.
But stop a minute," for she was
about to interrupt him; "let me ask th6
questions, and you answer. That will
be the quickest way of proceeding. Tc
begin, then, when did you first know
of the murder?"
"Monday morning. Virgie came and
told me."
"You are sure you did not know of it
?ooner?"
"Virgie found me in bed, so bow
could I hear of it sooner?"
I < T I < Un. > II
1 BillU HIJIJYV, IJUt AJCtll.
"Well, know, then; it is all the
same."
"Were you at home on Sunday
night?"
" Why?why?of cours^ Where else
should I be?" stammered the girl.
" You told my daughter that you were
going to drive with Mr. Lucas," interrupted
the squire in his kindliest tones.
"Mr. Lucas could not keep the appointment."
"Do you know why?" asked Mr.
Tupper.
"I suppose he had somo business. In
fact, he told me so."
"Did he say that it was out ol
town?" The girl started with surprise.
"Yes, sir. How did you kuowv"
"He told the samo thing to others.
Do you know why he should have told
so many people that he was going out
of town and then not have gone?" Alice
in great perturbation looked appealing
Iy Coward Lucas, but the latter avoided
her glance. Very hesitatingly she answered:
' 'Mr. Lucas could tell yon better than
L" Her equivocal reply made Mr.
Barnes conclude that she knew the reaeon,
which, it will be remembered, Lucas
had refused to give, aud he gave
the lawyer a sign to press the point.
"The question has been asked Mr.
Lucas, but we want to hear what you
know about the matter. Have you seen
him sinoe Sunday, when he told you
that he paeant to leave town?"
"That is the last time he called."
"But have yon seen him?" Alice was
evidently troubled by the question, and
the lawyer determined to come to the
main point at once. He continned:
"After he left yon on Sunday where
did yon go?"
"I did not go anywhere," stammered
the poor girl.
"Come, yon will best serve yourself
and your friends by telling the truth."
"The truth 1 Why, what do you
mean?" She seemed greatly agitated, if
not positively alarmed. '
"After he left you," continued Mr.
Tupper, "you went to Riverside farm.
You went there not to see your friend
Miss Lewis, but"?
"How do you know I did not go to
see Virgie?" interrupted Alice excitedly.
"You did not go to see her, because
you bad discovered that there was to be
a meeting between her and Harry Lucas.
"
"It is false! How can you say such a
thing?"
"You went into the summer house
and hid there, so that you might overhear
what passed between the two."
"It's all a lie?a wicked lie!" cried
the girl, hysterically sobbing between
the words. "I did not go near the farm,
and I did not go after Harry?and?it's
all made up?and"? Here she broke
down utterly, sobbing so that it was
necessary to delay the proceedings till
she could recover from her agitation.
Lucas, much disturbed, arose and addressed
the coroner:
"Squire, is it necessary to continue
as . ?it? lfi?. \r ~io??
cno examination ui iujrh juoxvoh
"If it could have been avoided, I
should not have called her."
"But can you not let it drop now:
since you see that she knows notning?"
"She knows what passed between
you and Miss Lewis in the summer
house," said the squire sharply. "If I
cease questioning her, will you give us
the information which we want?"
"It is impossible," said Lucas despondently,
"and I doubt that Miss
Marvel knows anything about it."
" We will let her answer that question;
she seems to be recovering her self
possession." Lucas reluctantly returned
to his seat As soon as Alice had sufficiently
regained her composure Mr.
Tupper resumed:
"Now, Miss Marvel, yon see that prevarication
is useless. We are fully informed
as to your movements on the
night in question. What we want you
to tell us is what passed between Miss
Lewis and Mr. Lucas." A great weight
seemed lifted from Alice's mind, and
she replied quite readily:
"Oh, if that is all, I'll tell you the
whole thing." Lucas barely suppressed
a groan. "Before I go any further I
mu6t tell you how I came to be at the
farm. Mr. Lucas came to me on Sunday
and told me that he could not go
driving, bb we had planned, because he
had to go out of town. Of course I believed
him and was satisfied. After he
had gone I found a note on the floor,
and picking it up knew that Mr. Lucas
must have dropped it from his pocket,
for it was addressed to him. I should
never have thought of reading it, but I
recognized the writing and knew it
came from Virgie, so I read it at once."
Lucas started in surprise, but did uot
speak. Alice continued:
"When I saw by the contents of the
note that Virgie invited Mr. Lucas to
meet her at night in the summer house,
I determined to be there also. I did sc
because"?here she seemed a little
confused, and her rich blood mantled
her cheek?"well, because Virgie is engaged
to my brother, and for the minute
I could not understand why she
made an appointment with another
man." Most of those present smiled at
the girl's naive explanation. "I reached
there first and hid in one side of the
appointed place. Not long after they
came. I heard .nearly all that passed."
"Tell us, please, as much as you can
remember."
"They talked quite awhile, and then
she left. What they said was all about
my brother. It seems that he bad written
to Virgie, in the care of some friend,
and asked her to meet him that night
down by the river and tell him whether
she would marry liim. He said that
would bo the only way he could come
back after what Mr. Lewis had doue.
Just at this point the dog commenced to
bark, and they spoke lower, perhaps because
they thought Ihe dog had heard
their voices, and they were afraid to
attract atleatiou, and, in fact, after a
minute, the brute did stop his noise,
fcut it was hard for me to hear the rest
of the talk. At any rate I made out
that Virgie was afraid that Walter
would be angry if she did not go away
with him at once, and that, she said,
was out of the question. She asked Mr.
Lucas to meet my brother after she had
seen him, so as to prevent him from doi
ing anything desperate."
"What did you ,understand her to
meau by 'desperate?' "
"I think she was afraid he might
commit suicide."
"It did not occur to you that she
might be afraid he would kill her
uncle?"
"No, of course not!" Once more she
seemed excited. "You surely do not
think? My God, what have I heen
saying?"
"Come, come, Mies Marvel, there is
no need to be worried. No one accuses
your brother. Let us come to another
point While jou were at the farm did
you hear any pistol shots?"
She looked at him and trembled violently,
but uttered not a word. The
lawyer then produced the weapon with
her name on it.
"Is this yours?" he asked.
Alice covered her face with her bands
and groaned.
"Miss Marvel," said Mr. Tupper,
after a few moments' pause, "pray calm
yourself. A great deal depends upon
Alice swayed and fell in a swoon.
your testimony. A man is in danger of
being accused of this great crime unless
you can throw some light on the subject
which will corroborate his statements."
She seemed dazed as she asked almost
in a whisper:
"Who is he?"
"We found a pistol, with one chamber
empty, lying near the summer
bouse." She shivered. "That pistol
bears the name of Harry Lucas."
"Is he the man whom you accuse?"
"Ic will depend on your evidence
whether we do or not. His pistol is empty,
and he admits having fired it there
that night"?
The girl made a superhuman effort
and spoke rapidly:
"And yon think that he killed Mr.
Lewis? It is not true. I know to the
contrary, for I saw Mr. Lewis alive
when Harry was rnnning from the
place."
"Ah! Now, are you willing to tell
us how that happened?"
She hesitated a moment, but she had
gone too far to stop, and besides her
fear for her lover spurred her on.
"I was still in the summer house
when I beard the growl of the dog. I
looked out and saw the beast attack Mr.
Lucas. I heard the pistol fired and also
the sound of breaking glass. I guessed
that he had tried to kill the dog, and
his ballet must have entered the bouse
through the window. JBut it did not
strike Mr. Lewis Of that I am positive,
for as I stepped to the door to see
what was going on I distinctly saw Mr.
Lewis push up the sash and look out
What is more, he raised a pistol and
fired at Mr. Lucas, who was running
away from the dog."
"Did you actually see Mr. Luoaa fire
his pistol?"
"No; I was then in the summer
house."
"Then, although you saw Mr. Lewis
come to the window, it is possible that
Mr. Lucas may have fired at the deceased
instead of at the dog, which latter
is only a guess on your part?"
"I tell you Harry is innocent I
know that he is."
"How can you know it?"
"Because when I saw the coward fire
at a man who was already fighting
with a dog I shot him myself."
Then, overcome by the strain upon
her nerves, Alice swayed and fell forward
in a swoon.
, TO BE CONTINUED.
IHisccUaucous grading.
DDKS IT MEAN REVOLUTION ?
The .South Doe* Not Toko Kindly to the
Cylindrical Cotton llals.
From the New Orleans Times-Democrat.
The cylindrical bale of cotton was
ou exhibition again all day yesterday
in the office of Mr. Parker, on Perdido
street.
The bale was examined by a great
many people in the city. It got the
marble heart. |
There were cotton factors, merchants,
steamship men, cotton press
men, cotton mill men, screwmeu, stevedores
and many others interested in
cotton who went in there to inspect it,
uud of the 500 people, at lea9t, whoui
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illI . x 2ii ivci oova san iuc vuvtvu^ uw
one of them in his presence gave it a
favorable opinion.
The suggestion of this style of cotton
bale taking the place of the square bale
bas, of course, created a great deal of
interest among local cotton people. If
it ever becomes the style in this section
of country, as one of the cotton
meu said yesterday, it will not only
do away with the local cotton factors,
local buyers, local compresses and
screwmen, but will close up all thp
country compresses, obviate the necessity
of having country buyers?in fact,
revolutionize the whole cotton business
and paralyze those brauches indicated
above. It is proposed that the backers
and promoters of the rouud bale buy
their cotton direct from the consumer
in the field, thus doing away with all
middlemen. The cotton men here say
that the system would result event-'
ually in the trust people dictating
terms to the producer of cotton. They
might give probably a better price
than any one else for a year or two,
but as soon as they got control of the
staple they would dictate prices and
terms to the farmer.
Mr. Vincent, of the firm of Vincent
& Hayne, who was present, said that
the adoption of that kind of cotton
baling would throw out of business all
the 200 compresses of the south, and
would mean a revolution?not only a
revolution in a business sense, but one
in which the people of the country
will rise up in arms against the closing
up of a business that has given employment
to so many working people.
The bale is not well pressed?nothing
like the square bale. If adopted,
it would do away with the compress,
me couon iaciors, screwmeu, eiu.
The cottoD men have not made any
plana yet for a concerted action against
the invader of the soutb's greatest interests,
but will do so. There is plenty
of time, they say, hot something must
and shall be done to avert the threatened
ruin to southern planters and the
people whose interests are identical
with them.
THE BEAUTY TREATMENT.
How Famous Women Gain and Retain
Good Looks.
Some one who professes to kDow,
says that Lady Randolph Churchill
never "makes up" at all, but she keeps
her youth by means of daily lotions
used in the right way. She is one of
those women who are always exquisitely
groomed. Her face is clean, absolutely
so, without trace of powder or
paint upon it. It is a fresh face and a
lovely face, although her complexion
is what you might call olive.
This is the way Lady Randolph
Churchill keeps her fresh complexion :
Every night when she goes to bed she
ru US U Ull Ul grease lutu LCI la^c, uoiu^
sometimes a preparation of tallow and
sometimes plain vaseline. Sbe rubs it
well into ber forehead, for tbis is
wbere the wrinkles begin to show, and
sbe takes care that it is massed into
every crease and fold of ber neck. In
tbe morning sbe washes it off with
hot water and then dashes ber face
with cold. By tbis simple means she
keeps her natural beauty always perfect.
"There are other beautiful American
woman of title who bold their own after
years before tbe public. One of
these is Lady William Beresford, who
is one of tbe most charming of women.
As the Duchess of Marlborough,
sbe was tbe handsomest woman
in England, and as Mrs. Hammersley,
she was the prettiest matron in America."
"Tbe trouble with Lady William
Beresford is her tendency to embonpoint.
Sbe is inclined to get a little
full round tbe bips and round tbe
throat. Tbe former trouble sbe manaoomo
hv a onpciol course. The latter
"6V" "J ? "X ?
she keeps down by beauty treatment.
"This beauty treatment is odb that
was brought to London by a maid of
the Princess of Wales. The princess
told the process to several of her
friends. It is the throat massage conducted
on scientific principles. The
throat is exercised - with the bands
until it feel strong and firm. Three
or four slaps upon the neck will show
what this means. It is then warmed
by laying on hot wash cloths until it
feels delicate to the hand. Now, iuto
this warm surface there is rubbed a little
cold cream, which is carefully spattered
in until no trace of it remains.
The throat is then in "preparation."
It can be lightly powdered or dressed
fur evening, and it will not be found
other than cool and comfortable.
"The hair of American women is
something that attracts universal attention
in London, because in England
the women have scanty locks. Spread
them out as they may, they Dever
appear beautiful or glossy, but the
Americans have a way of makiDg the
hair shine or 'bloom,7 as it is sometimes
called.
"The Duchess of Craven has the
most blooming hair in London., It is
said that she keeps it so by rarely
shampooing it. Each morning her
glossy locks are spread over the back
of a chair and shaken by a maid until
each hair stands out separate from the
others. A brush is then applied until
the hair is glossy, and, finally, when it
is done up, it shines like the sun.
"Mrs. James Brown Potter though
not a titled American woman, has
marvelous hair, made so by treatment.
She shampoos it constantly until it always
stands out from the head like an
aureole. She does it up without a
suspicion of curl or wave, yet it has
the appearance of being very elaborately
dressed. It lies in loose natural
coils upon tbe bead.
"The young Duchess of Marlborough
has a forehead that is perfectly
shaped. Its oval has never been
equa'ed. This is not a natural oval,
but a cultivated one, and was managed
fir her by the hairdresser of a
New York establishment where she
at one t.me attended school. This
hairdref,ser cultivates the oval of the
forehead, and was so successful in
young Miss Vanderbilt's case tnat sne
has since tried it upon many of her
patients. It consists in training the
curves of the hair. Most people have
over the forehead the most distressing
points, which extend far back. Upon
these bald places a little of the best
hair restorer is rubbed daily until the
bair begins to grow there. But in the
middle of the forehead, where it grows
down to a point, the hair is killed.
This is done by a vigorous brushing,
and, when dually all has disappeared
encept a few straggling hairs, these
are killed by the electric needle.",

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