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SHOULD THE WOMAN PROPOSE?
\ By NEA Service. NEW YORK—Should the woman propose? W. L. George noted Brit ish writer, has said that with the growth of feminism comes a grow n & m . - . m 1 » 4 " ' ■v '<■ .»***• V .** • .Ji V Ol a® _jk r i V s . 1 ( ; '***> / I ï ■A . . v] a 1 1 "K" f - 41 < M If • > - . 1 " , .. / C * h >• ; V: i / W V ■ m* t ,r? M » ' * k tL r Wr i \ \ ■ f K! J - f Ry fTOIIj; SORFJ, Actrns Hy Ll'l ll/E REINHARDT Hlciuigrephrr By niIJ)A CARLSON Wnitpyi Hy GRACE G. DRAYTON Artist By T.rrrnXE pro» Woman Attomay ' him with a box of chocolate creatne lf you think he's clever and brainy and you love the way other men look up to him. let him know It. And If you think you would make Women are more Intelligent than men. therefore they should do the proposing, man you do not need to lasso him But to propose to a neither do you have to march up to and a bunch of red roses. If you like a man—let him know it. hlm a delightful pal. a charming mistress for his homo, a good cook, an aid In all his undertakings, let him know that too. It will probably be the best thing that ever happened to him. Love Letters Reveal Hate in Triangle Tragedy ■ AS If r 3gÿ*v w i \ w J ■ jar i Vi I w Bf! % I ■ immm V ' ' V ' ■ Mrs. Edith Thompson and Frederick Bywaters. MUTTON BRONNER (NEAT Service Staff Correspondent.) LONDON.—In a pile.of love let ters" the police here believe they * have revealed how two lovers plot ted diabolically to get rid of a hus band |Tho stood In tho way. The actors in this tragic triangle are: Edith Thompson, 27, a pretty milliner; her husband, Percy Thomp son. a shipping clerk; and the other man, a blond, curly-headed, 20-year old sailor boy. Frederick Bywaters. The Thompsons lived In a garden suburb of Ilford, not far out of the city. The neighbors thought them a happy and devoted couple, until they were shocked by the midnight mur der not long ago. A womans voice cried out for help. It came from a curving tree shaded road leading Into town. Those who rushed out found Mr« Thompson hysterical. On the curb sat her husband, bleeding from many stab», his head forward-dead. AtUvcked Mysteriously She aald that they had been to a theater. 'While walking home some mysterious person Jumped out from) the roadside and attacked her hus -1 Land. The police were not satisfied with her story. Several days later they arrested Mrs. Thompson and By The boy admitted that he had fought with Thompson and had struck him with a knife. But he waters. would not explain why. Then the authorities found the) letters, which, they say. were wrlt the sailor. confronted with these. By-1 ten by the woman to When i I wish lo extend my thanks to my friends for the loyal support given me at the polls yesterday. HAMILTON STEWART. 1 Ing tendency for women to propose marriage to men. Their proposals, he pointa out. will "hold forth to men a far greater chance of happiness than they have First choose your man, then run. BU It d, |e a rU prott°y f ^ld legend_that man must be the pursuer, woman the pursued, and I doubt -f anything Is going to change It for a long time. Women arc voting, they have gone into the professions and some of them are making a great deal of But none of this changes the biological circumstance that wo men are women and men. men. A man's mind is so constituted sfaclce. money. ob that he Just loves to overcome Consequently he prefers a woman who eludes him to one who comes forward and asks him In straightforward fashion to support her for the rest of her life. I should let the man do the pro posing for a long time to come. . . ... . . . . wate ™ »dmltteG that he waa the wo roan s confidant. * n one letters the woman wrote that her husband had been i' 1 f ro,T > a medicine he took for insomnia. about It as if frightened and alarm ed "as I think it might bo useful a some future time that I had told somebody." her husband complained about the tea tasting bitter, as If something had been put Into It. Then she went I/OVE I, ETTER THAT I,ED TO TROFBLE. One of the letters which tho London police say Mrs. Edith Thompson, held for tho murder of her husband, wrote to her j 20-year-old sailor boy sweet heart: "This thing that I am going to do for us both, will It ever i make any difference between 11 us7 "Do you understand what I mean? "Will you ever think tho less of me? "I am not hesitating, darling. I through fear of any conse quences of tho action. |l think that. "But I would sooner go on In jj the old way for years and years 11 and retain your respect." Don't She told a neighbor In another missive «he wrote that on: "Now I think whatever else I try It 'n again will —till taste bitter. Ho will recognize it and be more sus had hitherto, for they will bo sure that the women who select them do so because they love them and not because they need to be supported." Meanwhile the attitude of men. Even If I had to dlo an old maid. 1 wou'd never propoee to a man. It would b* a pretty state of affairs for a gj,.] lf g0 mo of the men ehe cept her. When you're 1* you fall in love w , th thg , Joy that drive, the grocery thinks she's in love with should ac wagon. When you're 18 it's the tenor In Six months later the church choir. it's a stock actor. You see them a few years l*ter and you wonder what you over saw In them. No. women relieve themselves of a great deal of responsibility by leav Ing the proposing to the men. plclnus still. And If the quantity is not successful, It will injurs another chance I may hare of trying when, you come home. *T do not mean don't tell him any "Don't trust him. never let thing, because I know would you What I mean Is don't him be suspicious of you regarding that, because If we are successful in. We must have people who "You said It waa enough for an elephant. Perhaps it was. but you don't allow for the taste making only the aotlon. darling, circumstances may afterwards make us want many friends or helpers, no enemies, or even know a little too much.'' Enough for an Elephant In another letter tho wife wrote; i H. BRAUNSTEIN 608 Market St ^. A Noteworthy Special Offerings Distinctive and Unusual Values in COATS ( SUITS 1 DRESSES if <■ û ■ For Women and Misses from Extra Small to Extra Large Finely Tailored Suits of Piquetine Poiret, Tricotine and Trico Fino in longer straight-line effects. Lined with fine silks. C f , : $25.00 $29.50 $39.50 $37.50 $49.50 $79.50 $15.00 $25.00 IT $29.50 P s I (J 1 Wrappy Coats, bloused effects for dress wear, richly trimmed with fur or plain, and wonderful coats of warm fleeces for sport and street. Many beautifully lined. Rare Dresses, in new modes copies of imported styles. American crea tions in the newest silks of all kinds and fine wool fabrics. I 1 }} M ' ) n m y £ » P . ) 8 il George declares. Is changing from 'Will you bo mine?" to 'May I be yours?" Rut do women really want to pro v orôî In nearch of an answer XEA Ser I one« worked In an offleo where there wsa a girl who had gone with a young man for nine years. day he went for a visit to his homo eight deyn before The glrl e heart was broken, Ob* town and came back—married to a schoolteacher he had met on a plonlc •'Why didn't you ever put It up to hlm?'' I asked. "I was afraid to." she said , If in such cases, and nearly every one knows of such cases, "putting It up to a mao amounts to a proposal, then I m for it. It lo better for a girl to know a man's real .mentions toward her than to throw her youth away a email quantity to be taken, buoyed up with the hope of tho light globe and I used a lot—big pieces, I waa too, not powdered and R bad no effect. 'T quite expected to be able to send that cable, but no. nothing has, happened. "AH that lying, .chemin« and sub terfuge to obtain one little hour la each day—when by right of our love we would be together for 24 hour * ,n * ver V day." NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING. Concord Heights Neighborhood Association will meet In Waahlngton Heights Centèry Club at 8 o'clock tonight. It 1« expected that Mayor Harvey. Harry B. Vincent Council man from the Ninth ward; Samuol H. Barnard and Charles F. Ernst, of tho Wilmington Community Service. | will address the meeting. j vice went to five women in widely different walks of life. Hero are the views of a woman lawyer, an actress, a waitress, a stenographer and an artiat: j n matters of love. . It is not woman's place to pro Woman will loose her pow- ; er over man if she takes the initiative i To retain her! .way ehe must hold herself aloof | ].r berself be pursued and not sub- j mit to easy capture. Half of woman'a fascination lies )n fc ee p! n(t m an thinking she is un attainable. tcry of her disappears, and she loses much of her value In man's sight, If she does the pursuing, the mys As you say In America— • Woman must keep man gueas Ing.'' A. O. T. W. DANCE. gave a masqued dance In the A. O. Wilmington Eodge A. O. U. W.. p, w. Hall. «00 Washington street. last night. About 100 couples were present. the best costumes as follows;: Prises were awarded for Fred Steiale. beet dreesed mBn ; Nellie E. Williams, b. woman; William Reed, most costume. The spot-dance prize was won by Pauline Mote The Judges In the contest were comical John J Miller, Wiliam McLaughlin and Mrs. William Christy, Lutz's orchestra furnished the music, BREAKFAST MISSION MEETING. I An all-day meeting will be held at the Sunday Breakfast Mission, (Friday. The Rev. Charles »latter, a retired missionary from Africa, will bo In charge. o-o on FOR LITTLE MISSES The other dress Is a quaint little yoke. Its Ion» sleeves are to be rerommended In school dresses for cold weather wearing. Wool crepe s the newcet material and navy blue thing with s high old-fashioned New Bloomer Dress Is Out; Another Quaint Gown, Too. e l\ flannel is very popular as well. r % M y 1) ^ / lij' r ^> WH 3 m rv C' A & Mr ;SißÄÜ <r ' 1 r u t f fh * new VÄ " 1 on#» ni«m . ** 1 1n . th* W p ;:** , butfonlns to. and the sleeves buttoning Jo a wai»ti»and underneath. The Moo mena are detachable eine® they button to the waistband, too. e= € ; gj i Qj 7 Ar K e n nard -Pyle <6? 617"623 Market St. | j II Wilmin^lon's Mosi Reliable Stör« m Store Opens 9 A. M. Store Closes 5.30 P. M. GLOVE SALE WITHOUT PARALLEL 600 PAIRS A Ji FESTST IMPORTED FRENCH KID GLOVES Actual I jj Worth $3.00 a Pair The Greatest Glove Value Ever 00 O I esa These Gloves are positively the highest typo glove ever pre sented in this store st so low a price. They are the product of one of the best known, leading French manufacturera whoso name we are not permitted to ueo because of tho price quoted. Every glove in the amortment is absolutely perfect, of tho latest t-clasp style and shown In the newest shsdes; GREY Self embroidered only. V First Floor North V BROWN Self and white embroid ered. WHITE Self and black embroid ered. BLACK Self and white embroid ered. TAN Self and white embroid-. ered. A COMPLETE RANGE OF SIZES BEAVER BROWN Self and assorted broidered. (in A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF ULTRA-FINE f STREET AXD AFTERNOON DRESSES 7 y- . P In Two Rip Groups at o ' $ 25 and $ 39= « ■ / / / Î I DRESSES THAT TYPIFY ' STYLE AND QUA LITY OF HIGHEST DEGREE I I iLj/ jl ; u > "A *1 I These dreases have Just arrived and embrace some of the most distinctive models it has ever been our pleasure to show. Their quality rauet not be Judged by tlie low prices for In reality they are worth much more. An excellent range of sizes for miss or matron. SATIN GEORGETTE POIRET BEADED BRAIDED AND LACE TRIMMED CANTON CREPE TWILL STRAIGHTLINE, BASQUE AND BLOUSE EFFECTS WITH PLAIN OR CIRCULAR SKIRTS. QUARTER SLEEVES IN PLAIN OR LOOSE EFFECTS. North VONG AND THREE ili Â. Second Flooi y TOYLAND IS NOW OPEN With the Greatest Arrajf of Fine Tops Ever Assembled in the Citu bp Ann Store 8 il North Basement 0=== u . r [I OSTn ol /A H RIN SAY "BAYER" when you buy Aspirin Unices you see the name "Bayer" on package or on tableta you are not getting the genuine Bayer prod urt prescribed by phyelclana over .twenty-two years and proved safe by millions for colds, headache. toothache, earache, neuralgia, lum b«go. rheumatism, neuritis, and for Street costumes which have re cently appeared could not be rallied a dress, a coat or a suit—and yet they resemble these three. A great deal of fur. In rather narrow bands, used to trim them, The basque of fur la shown by several famous French désignera In a coat-dress of dark red velour de laine, the basque of fur Is quits tight at the waist, and has pointe^ basques of the fur at the side. pain In general. Accept only ~Bay er M package which contains proper directions. Handy boxe« of twelve tableta coat few cent«. Druggists also eell bottles of 24 and 100. Ae plrln is the trode mark of Bayer Manufacture of Monoaoetlcacidester of Salicyllcacld