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-THE RICII3IOXD rAIXADIUSl" AXD SUN-TELEGRAM, THURSDAY, JANUARY G. 1910.
PAGE FIVE. GREAT LOVE STORIES of HISTORY By Albert Pay son Terhune George Washington and Martha Custis KIHLLEIH(SeiKl' Communications to be inserted In the society news and the club notes columns must be signed by the writer to Insure publication. No consideration will be given anonymous communications. Indiana Tour of Choir. The Indiana tour of the Stannelly Royal Prize Choir commenced last night at New Albany, where they ap peared in Jefefrsonville under the auspices of the K. of P. lodges in others of our cities the concerts aro promoted by churches, as in Rich mond; by the Oratio Society in Koko mo; by the Elks In LaFayette', by the Reading Circle in Brazil, from where they came to Richmond. Next Wednesday is the Richmond date. 6 Returns to College. Mis Margaret Buffkin, who is a student at Bethany college, Topeka, Kansas and who has been spending Ihe Holiday vacation with friends and relatives in this city, has returned to college. She is a senior and upon her graduation will accept a position in the college as a teacher. Quigley-Sample Wedding. The marriage of Mr. Lewis J. Quig ley and Miss Bessie Sample, was sol emnized last evening at the home of the bride's parents' Mr. and Mrs. Charlea Sample, North Thirteenth street, by Rev. R. J. Wade, pastor of the First M. E. church. There were about forty guests, Including several from out of the city. After the cere mony, Mr. and Mrs. Quigley left for the East where Mr. Quigley has ac cepted a position in a polo league. j J J Entertaining Relatives. Lewis ' Seiweke and son Ross, of Chicago, are the guests of Miss Au gusta Seiweke and Mrs. Lena Ryan, sisters of Mr. Lewis Seiweke. w & Invitations Out. Mrs. Elma Van Heusen, of 20 North Fourteenth street has issued invita tions for a bridge whist party to be given at her home . on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. . J& (jfc CLUB NOTES At a meeting of the Domestic Science club yesterday it was planned to give next month a public exhibi tion of the pure foods and interior furnishings for the various rooms of the home. The place for the exhibi tion has not been decided on, but will be announced later. The meeting was held at the home of Mis Reba Stutson, South Thirteenth street, and the . subject up for discus sion was "Extravagances of Some Economies and Economies of Some Extravagances," and was discussed by Mrs. Joseph Mills, Miss Mary A. Stubbs, Mrs. El bert Russell and Mrs. E. B. Grosver- nor, who pointed out the economies and extravagances of travel, dress, food, medical attention, and nurses. The other members entered into the discussion. Mrs. Allen Hole acted as leader of the meeting. Afterwards, Mrs. Grosvernor demon strated with a chafing dish but ex plained to the members that a chaf ing dish was a very extravagant ar ticle. J On Hawaiian Islands. At a meeting of the Woman's Or ganization of the First Baptist church yesterday with Mrs. Addison Parker, papers on different phases of life and religious work in the Hawaiian is lands were read by different members. Several musical numbers were ren dered. Met With Mrs. Wiliams. The Hill Top sewing circle met with Mrs. George R. Wiliams yesterday af ternoon. There were a large number present and a very enjoyable time was had. J Aid-Society to Meet. The Woman's Aid-Society of the First Presbyterian church wjl meet Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the What To Do For a Cough. Here Is a homp-made remedy that overcomes an obstinate cough quicker than any costly medicine you could buy. Any woman can easily make it in five minutes Granulated Sugar iy rup . . 1 3 1- oz. Pinex oz. Put the Pinex in a clean" pint bottle and fill up with the svrup. made as follows: Take a pint of Granulated Sugar, add pint of warm water and stir for about 2 minutes. Take a teaspoonful ev ery one. two or three hours. It tastes pleasant children like it. This simple medicine is also splendid for colds. whooping cough, bronchitis, incipient con sumption, chest pains, etc. Pinex, as you probably know, is the most potent form of Xorwav White Pine Compound. It is rich In all the weli-known pine ele ments. None of the weaker pine preparations compare with the real Pinex itself. Your druggist haa It, or will gladly get it for you. The full pint of this effective rough syrup can be. made for 54 cents. Jt keeps perfectly, and lasts a whole family a long time. Strained honey can 1 used In stead of the syrup, and makes a very fine honey and pmj cough syrup. EDITED BY ELIZABETH R. THOMAS. church parlors. It is requested that all members be present. v Annual Supper. The congregation of the East Main street Friend's church will hold its annual supper at the church, next Fri day evening at 6:30 o'clock. M. E. Society to Meet. The Ladies' Aid-Society of the Grace M. E. church will meet tomorrow af ternoon at the home of Mrs. Clarence Kramer, 16 North Twenty-First street. The program for the afternoon will be needlework. jf & J Mrs. Van Etten Entertained. Mrs. Danic-l Van Etten entertained the Wednesday afternoon card club. Cards were played at three tables. Fa vors were given Mrs. Van Etten and Mrs. George Reid. Mrs. Edward Tur ner entertains the club in two weeks. Met With Mrs. Guild. Mrs. T. M. Guild was the hostess for the Foreign Missionary Society of the Grace M. E. church yesterday after noon, at her home on North Tenth street. Miss Glenna Comer, Miss Blanche Compton, Miss Edith Pin nick, Miss Charlotte James and Miss Ethel Shelley who were in costume, gave an amusing playette entitled, "Why Aunt Polly Joined the Mission ary Society." Several piano selec tions were rendered and refreshments were served. 8 ? Jolly Twelve Club. Members of the Jolly Twelve Eu chre club were entertained yesterday OF INTEREST RUTH ST. DENIS. The American Girl Who Has Charmed Europe With Her Indian Dances. After an absence of two years Ruth St. Denis Is again in this country be witching her audiences with her won derful Indian dances. A few years ago begging for work in New York city, today the most courted and talked of performer before kings and queens on the- western hemisphere that, in brief, is the story of Ruth St. Denis, once of New Jersey, now Rbada, a dancer in extraordinary to the court circles of Vienna. This remarkable young woman believes that she is a reincarnated East Indian princess, and she has made the artistic and theo sophical circles of continental Europe believe with her. Less than thirty years ago in the town of Passaic, N. J., a little daugh ter was born to the house of Dennis. The mother came of stern New Eng land stock; the father was an English man fond of travel, with a touch of wanderlust, a strong imagination, but little practical energy. From the time Ruth Dennis could read she pored over fairy tales, folklore and books of trav el. When other girls were curling their hair and going to sociables In the village Ruth was dipping into the osophy and occult science. With the full sympathy of her mother this tal ented girl went to New York city, and. changing her name to St. Denis pro nouncing it in the French fashiou she went on the stage. Eventually she drifted into the Belasco fold, where she remained five years. David Belasco did not mark ber as one having special talent. Night after night she played with Mrs. Carter, and MISS ST. DENIS AS THE NAUTCH OIRIi. during the morning when there were no rehearsals or matinees Ruth St. Denis sat In the libraries reading or explored the dim corners of old New York until she reached the heart of its East Indian settlement. And every penny vhich could be wrested from keeping up the appearance of the Denis apartment went to pay for dancing lessons, but no one could give her an insight into the dancing of India. One day while walking along the street she saw in the window of a cigar store a huge poster of an East Indian dancer. She rushed into the store and begged the picture. Like a flash the key to the dance she was working upon spread out before ber mental vision in that one glimpse of the peculiar pose of the dancing girl. Now began the great struggle in which Ruth St. Denis sought all who might serve her pur pose, from the fortune hunters at Coney Island to an apostate Buddhist priest hiding In the eastern colony. She posed for artists, and Edmund RusselL -the ..artist ani. aujthorJtJ. .pn Mi , PHONE 112! afternoon by Mrs. Jacob Meyers. Fa vors were given to Mrs. Reuben Rich, Mrs. George Meuy, Mrs. James King and Mrs. Max Reid. Mrs. Frank Mil ler, of Chestnut street was the guest of honor. The meeting two weeks hence will be held with Mrs. John Et ten, Sheridan street. A A Love Feast of First M. E. Church. The quarterly love feast of the First Methodist Episcopal church will be held tonight. tA A Good Cheer Club. The Good Cheer Club met yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Albert Hayden, north of the city. The hos tess was assisted in receiving by Mrs. Frank Murley, Mrs. Louis Dawman and Miss Dora Hayden. The after noon was spent in a social manner and Mrs. James Cook read a very in teresting paper on the subject "Two Ways of Managing a Woman." A two-course luncheon was served. There were members present the visitors being Mrs. Harry Wessel, Mrs. Edward Chandler, Miss Belle Dawson and Miss Sarah Hayden. The club meets acain in two weeks at the home of Mrs. Simeon Hoover in Spring Grove. At that time it will be in the nature of an all day session. & .A Penny Club Elects. The Penny Club elected oficers at its annual meeting yesterday at the home of Mrs. Millard Warfel, South Tenth street. The oficers for the en suing year include, Mrs. Millard War fel, president: Miss Kate Todd, sec retary; Mrs. Wesley, treasurer. TO WOMEN East Inciilin iofe," when sucesi came to her planned her scenery, her cos tumes and her jewels. When funds were low she even entered a bicycle race and won a hundred dollar prize for riding. When her dances bad taken definite form a new problem faced her there was no one sufficiently versed in In dian lore to make ber costumes. So she set to work herself. She also learned to hammer the metal and set the gems she was obliged to use in her dancing costumes. When her makeup was complete she trailed from manager to manager until at last she encountered one who was giving a series of trial matinees of va rious sorts. He told her to bring down her stuff and go through her turn on the stage. When she left the stage door it was as Rbada, and the man ager sent her abroad, where she began her phenomenal success in a series of dances represented by the names of "The Perda," "The Street." "The Pal ace." "The Forest" and "The Temple" respectively. In "The rerda," an Indian word meaning a curtain, the dance is called the spirit of incense, and the curling of the smoke suggested to Miss St. Dwnis the peculiar rippling movements of the arms which are characteristic of this dance. In "The Street" scene Miss St Denis gives a marvelous exhibition of the movements of the cobras that are being charmed. Her interpretation of the nautch girl dancing in the dancing hall of a rajah is a graceful and beau tiful performance. "The Forest" intro duces the dance of the Yogi, the In dian ascetic who seeks the solitude of the jungle in order to meditate and practice his devotional exercises. The last dance on the program. "The Tem ple," is the one through which Miss St. Denis is widely known as the Indian temple dancer. Aerial navigation as a commercial enterprise is bringing with it the solu tion of various problems by the Ger man engineers. One is perfecting for the new company a system of a com plete network of signal lights for gui dance on the night trips. For fogs there will be added signals by bell and siren. At twenty-nine Scipio gained the battle of- Zama. Watts revolutionized the industriess of the earth by making steam the most powerful agency in the progress of mankind. Josiah Wedge wood discovered the secret for making the china which bears, his name, and Shelley died after enriching the world of literature with his unrivaled poe try. FAT REDUCTION IS NO SIN. The purpose of Beauty is to refine the native imeouthness of human na ture. We all bow to its power. It is the onlv autocracy that has no nihil ist shadow. Alas' this means the fat woman must serve instead of rule, for beauty In woman is a composite of both line 3nd feature. Thousands of fat women are beauti ful of face- Hut they lag behind in the race for preference because a to- ponderous outline dasht-s the favor their face has gained them. Xow, pretty fat women can reduce that fat not the good pure-lined flesh) in a vry simple way. No exer cise no dieting i.s nectsssary. Let them take one Marmola Prescription Tablet after each meal and at bedtime for a month. .The- fat will simply fade. No wrinkles or pouches of skin will form, but the loss will be uniform. The fat will o as stealthily as it catre: fade away. The health will Im prove, the eye grow more brilliant, the wit sprig-htlicr. Marmola Tablets are a boon and Harmless tbeinK made from the famous fashionable prescrip tion. Vi ox. Marmola, V. or. Kl. Ex. Caseara. Aromatic, 3- oz. Peppermint Water), and are likewise cheap. a la rare case of the druSist or the Mar mola Co., S95 Farmer Bldg- Detroit. Mich., costing only seventy-five cents. U-opjrr.gBt, t7 Ut.AuUior.j A 25-year-old Virginia militia colo nel tall, bony and heavy of build was carrying dispatches one day in 178 to his British commander. The 1 ride was long and the dinner hour j was near. There was no particular haste about the delivery of his dis patches, so he turned aside to dine at the house of a friend. For Virginia planters in those days kept "open house" to all their passing friends, and it was no uncommon thing to see a dozen guests gathered around such a man's table. The young colonel found, that day, among other diners at his friend's home, a pretty, plump young widow, Martha Curtis. Mrs. Curtis' husband had died a year earlier, leaving her one of the wealthiest women in America and mistress of a fine old mansion, which, strangely enough, was known as the "White House." Mrs. Curtis was as attractive as she was rich. The young militia colonel, too, was somewhat of a celebrity, even in that early time. He was George Washington, owner of the Mount Vernon plantation and hero of a series of daring Indian campaigns. Indeed, his majesty, George III., had The Colonel and not a braver, the Widow. more pable mi litia ofSzer in all his American colonies. Thus it was not unnatural that Washington and Mrs. Curtis should oft en have heard of each other. -They fell into talk at the dinner table, and so engrossing did the colonel find the pretty widow's conversation that, when it was time for him to start once more on his ride, he could not summon the courage to leave her. His horse was brought to the door at the hour he had appointed. The negro groom walked the animal up and down for an hour or two; then took it back to the stable. And still Wash ington and Mrs. Curtis talked on. It is the only known occasion when the future Father of His Country turned his back on duty and let a woman's Bmiles lure him away from his mili tary labors. Yet Washington, if all reports be true, had, up to that time, been more or less of a "ladies man.'" For in stance, as a mere lad, he had fallen madly in love with the daughter of a neighboring planter Mary Bland, whom he used to call the "Lowland Beauty." But he was then poor and with scant prospects, and had, more over, a mother to support. So his suit came to nothing. Next he is said to have paid violent court to a Miss Sally Carey. He begged her to marry him, but she had other ideas, and the future president was rejected. After his afternoon and evening with Mrs. Curtis Washington belated ly delivered his dispatches, then rode back with all speed to the widow's own home to renew his wooing. So successful was he that before the end of the first call he won her promise to be his wife. It was a "whirlwind courtship," and the fair widow's heart was fairly carried by storm. The wedding was delayed for some months, as Washington was obliged to go north on a campaign against the French and Indians. During his ab sence he wrote Mrs. Curtis a letter, saying: "I embrace this opportunity to send a few words to one whose life Is now inseparable from mine. Since that happy hour when we made our pledges to each other my thoughts have been continually going to you as to another Belf." In January, 1759, the two were mar ried. Washington was a month less that 27, Mrs. Curtis two months younger than he. At the wedding the Love and the Revolution. Dnaegroom wore a blue suit lined with red silk, a white satin waistcoat and gold knee buckles. The bride was clad In a white silk overdress with a quilted white satin skirt and wore diamond and pearl clasps and brooches. For many years the couple enjoyed the peaceful seclusion of a rich Virginia planter's life. They had no children, but their mutual devotion was held up as a model to young lovers. Then the revolutionary war broke out and the quiet home life ended. Of this trou blous time Mrs. Washington wrote: "I foresee dark days and domestic happiness suspended. . . . But my heart is in the cause. George is right. He is always right." She shared her husband's headquar ters during the hard winters of the war. dressing as plainly as a farmer's wife ani ever toiling to help the sick and wounded soldiers. After the war, when Washington became president, thi3 simplicity of theirs was changed for almost regal pomp. At last the Washicgtons retired to Mount Vernon to live out the few years of their old age. After Washington's death in 1793 his wife's miniature portrait was found suspended from his neck. For more than 40 years it had hung there. Companion Piece for Opera. The opera which has been written with "The Sunken Cell" as a theme is soon to have a companion. The prose of Gerhard Hauptmacn's "Elga" has been converted into verse by the Baroness Martha Zobelitz end will form the libretto for an opera by that name. The composer, Leutvai. is a young Hungarian, who came before the public a few years ago as the au thor of a symphony which was re ceived with favor. Even the Russian authority which thinks nothing of freezing, starving and knouting its prisoners and refus ing them correspondence or interviews with their relatives or friend3 will never refuse their demand to hare a bath. As a matter af fact, practically all Russian prisons of any size have their own bathing establishments at tached to them, and where this is not the case the prisoners are sent even to the public bath, of course, under escort of guards. This is the only bright side of the Russian prison system. Bak The greatest values imaginable and a money losing proposition to us, but a money making proposition to the buyer. Every Cloak and Suit in our store is on sale at a price to make selling effective. Tomorrow, Friday Morning, we add our entire lino of Ladies' and Misses' on lpQee WD Panama, Serges, Poplin and Broadcloth in all the most desirable colors. The prices hardly cover the price of material, saying nothing of the cost of work and trimmings. Regular prices range from $10.00 to $30.00 per suit. Sale Prices from $6.48 to 18.48 It will pay to wade through deep snow to secure one of these Bargain Suits. They are choice and to own one will be a great pleasure to the purchaser. Visit the Suit Department on Second Floor. Sale to be continued until the buying ceases. THE GEO. H. KMOL.LEMDERG CO. 8 Before YOU slip or get the grippe, INSURE with E. B. KNOLLENBERG Room 6, Knollenberg Annex. Accident, Health, Life and Fire Insurance. WE HAVE FOR SALE INVESTMENT PROPERTY Good for 10 net income. WM. H. BRADBURY & SON. 1 & 3 Westcott Block. PALLADIUM WANT ADS PAY. There is every reason why the past year's business was so large with us. Our goods are up to the standard in both quality and style and our prices and terms are always satisfactory. "Once a customer, always a customer" is our motto. We are headquarters for those who are needing out fits and we will make it worth your while if you are only in need of a single piece of furniture. For Ihe Next 30 Days We Will Prc- sent Any $50 Purchaser Wfillihi ooo Which he may choose from out our stock. Anyone getting SI 00 worth will receive a $10.00 present. Other larger purchases in the same proportion. Our Terms Are Cash or Easy Payments Richmond's New Home SECOND FLOOR BARGAINS and NOTICE I take this method of inform ing my many friends, patrons and the public that I have pur chased the Barber Shop of H. H. Kolling, No. 20 South Sth St. where I expect to greet all and continue to give the best of service and attention. Union prices will be in effect. Respectfully, Geo. Rhcincflflcr K1 yott FOR IT a SSoOO Preseimfl 925-927-929 Main aO Co) 0 710 K nlsSoso PALLADIUM WANT ADS PAY. ooo St. Furnishers I rifMMi u it- I tOL