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ARE MANAGED BY THEIR DAUGHTERS In Affairs of the Heart, Wealthy Papas Seem to Have Very Little to Say. GENERALLY SURRENDER WITH GOOD GRACE Cases of Wilhelmfna Busch, Helena Zimmerman and Mrs. Burke Roche Among the Many Thai Might Be Ciied— How James Van Alen was forced to Give In. f If millionaires are managed by no pne else in the worl 1, they are at least managed by their daughters. In an analysis which turns the limelight upon all the ways of the extremely rich man, from his early beginnings, to his eating and drinking, his dress and appearance his work and recrea tion, his words and probable thoughts, there is probably only one person of all those to whom he is a continual show and study, to whom he is not for midable. This person is his daughter. When it was said ihal ‘‘a little child shall lead thorn'’ it should have been said that a beruffled and befurbelowed grown-up daughter, with pink tinted finders, shining and waving tresses, and all the comp'exities that go to make up the daughters as well as the little sisters of the rich, shall lead them. * The millionaire may guard himself with his millions, may iintrench him self from the long arm of the law, may be silent, unapproachable, and impervious to questioning, investiga tion or attack, but all of a sudden some day he will be turned into a soft hearted creature who does not what he would, but what he must, and does it with the best grace possible. All this is because his pretty daughter, at some particular crisis in her life, sud denly has taken it into her pretty head to do as she pleases, either with or without Papa Millionaire’s consent, as the case may be. The way he stands for her and what she does or plays the opposite part is a final test of his character in the hearts of many people, and one which throws a revealing light upon his true seir, although it is one which seems to be lost sight of by G. R. Clarke, Owen Swett Marsden, and other mil lionaire students and experts. Case of Wilhelmina Busch. Whatever may have been the eccen tricities covered either in herself cr her lover by the arrangements which Papa Millionaire Busch made in order to wed Miss Wilhelmina Busch proper ly and conventionally to Lieut. Schar rer, nobody could doubt that in every thing he showed first, last, and alto gether, that the love he bore his daugh ter was the kind which makes her mis fortunes into triumphs—the only kind worth while to woman. At first Papa Bu3"h frowned on the young German officer—as a suitor, that is. But in the role of an indulgent father he did not object to his coming to the house, and from there they went riding and driving every day. Then came the attempted elopement and its fiasco, after which the Busch mansion was called up by telephone. In the face of so flagrant disregard of his wishes and the failure of his little scheme of letting the matter wear it self out, what does Papa Busch do? He quickly capitulates. “If you intend to be married, come back and be married at home. I have bo objections to Mr. Scharrer as a son in-law,” he says by telegraph. And he Is as good and belter than his word. He advises them to wait until things quiet down a little, and then gives J his daughter a wedding at beautiful Pasadena. More than this, he starts them off on their wedding trip In his private car Adolphus, which they only left at New York to take the trip to Europe. This and much more was pro vided by Papa Busch’s generosity. Kept Papa Zimmerman Guessing. So with the few exceptions that prove the rule, it always has been in the history of American millionaires. Not long ago the world held its breath at the rashness of Helen Zimmerman. Was she married? Papa Zimmerman said "No.” He also said that he would know something about it if any body would, provided such a thing had happened, and yet cablegrams kept coming that she was. “You cannot make my denial too explicit,’’ he said, “for there is abso lutely nothing in the report. If there had been I certainly would have heard of it, and not a word have I received. Why, my daughter is on the ocean this minute on the steamship Campania, which Is expected to arrive at New York on Wednesday. She will be ac companied by her aunt, Miss Evans, and by no one else. Now that she has sailed to this country, will you tell me how she could have bean married?" It was suggested that the marriage took place on the Wednesday before, which the millionaire denied, but which, It turned out, was just what had happened. The young people had decided to get married, but to keep the ceremony a secret urtll the bride could go to Cincinnati. But the suddenness of the ceremony and the secrecy had been decided upon because of the wild and unsettled affairs of the duke, and the ceremony was performed with the consent of the bride’s aunt, Miss Ef fie Evans. She and the bride expect ed to sail on Wednesday, and had so cabled Papa Zimmerman. A necessary trip on the part of the bride to Paris, however, to get her wardrobe and close her apartment there made an unfore seen delay, and the sailing bad to be postponed until Saturday. She was detained in Paris and missed the boat, and when she arrived in London the duke insisted on going to Tanderagee castle. This was not according to the l agreement, but the girl was again persuaded, the aunt and guardian again going along. Of course, the Tanderagee trip made the announce ment of the wedding necessary, anti then it was that the messages were cabled back and forth, the newspapers asserting and Papa Zimmerman deny ing. The next thing Papa Zimmerman received was a cable saying that It was all true, and asking his blessing. A pretty predicament this was, and a pretty position put a millionaire in—and multimillionaire at that—es pecially one who has been accus tomed to carrying things with a high hand. Get Blessing and Welcome. Interviewers and many other men had found that, for all Eugene Zim merman was considered bluff and hearty, he could give a man a bad ten seconds who asked him questions or took any attitude which he regarded a3 an impertinence. Before that last cablegram arrived, and while the mil lionaire still was denying, bets were exchanged freely that it would go hard with Helena and with the duke if the news turned out to be true. But no. Without any possible way of knowing bow the mistake had all come about, Papa Zimmerman refused to make any harsh judgment of his little girl who always had been all and all to him. Ho proceeded to do all, and more, to justify the sublime faith that she had put in him. He answered xne caDiegram Dy caDimg nis blessing. He was one of the first to go up the side of the St. Louis when the vessel arrived. He entered the state room, in the cenetr of which stood his daughter with the duke by her side. He kissed her with a certain apparent dimness and moisture in his eyes, and then shook hands with the duke. “Congratulations, sincere congratula tions,” he said, "and welcome home.” Everybody knows how he has taken hold of the task laid out for him since; how he has tried to make a business man out of his son-in-law; how he has turned over millions to redeem the duke’s estate; how every thing that is in his power is done for the happiness of his daughter; and how he is working night and day that her boy, little Lord Mandeville, shall one day inherit greater wealth. Frank Work and His Daughter. It was years ago when the million aire, Fr^nk Work, began to play the same role for his adughter and Eng lish son-in-law. It was in 1881 that a tall, handsome young man visited New York and laid siege to his beautiful daughter. The father opposed the match with all his might, but they were married and went to London. It was only a little while after that Mr. Work was sending them 97,000 a year to live on. A little later he In creased it to 912,000. Then he cut off all allowances. He said his daughter had married a man who never could or never would make a living, and that he was tired of furnishing allowances and paying bills at (he same time. With the “wherewithal” cut off, Mrs. Burke Roche soon ieturned^with her children. She weut straight to the house on Twenty-sixth street. In 1891 she obtained a divorce from her husband in Delaware, and ever since has been living at her father’s house as Its beautiful mistress. As has late ly come forth, she has had little spoiled ways of her own ever since which were not exactly In accord with the fussy notions of an old man. He has flown Into a rage fat her more than once, which is not anything remark able when It Is considered that he is 87 years old. But she is her father’s daughter, and, moreover, she is not in the least afraid that he means it, and she knows exactly how to manage him. So, when he reprimanded her for having her luncheon served on a little tray In the parlor, she ordered her maid to pack up her trunks and remove to the Buckingham. A pretty bluff, wasn’t It, whan it is considered that all his daughter’s means of liv ing is the 160,0000 which he allows her a year. But she knew exactly how to man age her father, who is given to imag ining things—so say her sons—and It was only a short time until he was denying the rumors that were flying about that he had diisinherited her, and was sending for her to come home. It has been said, though, that he has put It in his will in the form of a re quest that his granddaughter, Cynthia Burke Roche, shall not marry a for eigner, as her mother did. Miss Van Alen’s Victory. In the late notoriety of young Rob ert Collier it was remembered what a strenuous opposition was put up against him as a son-in-law by James Van Alen. Mrs. Van Alen was the daughter of Mrs. William Astor, and It has been said that Mr. James Van Alen is one of the most snobbish men in America. He retused the offer of Grover Cleveland to send him as min although he had some wealth and posi tion in the western state, had only re cently acquired it. Miss Lily, who ia a beautiful blonds announced from the first that she in tended to marry Mr. Martin, but her parents tried the same tactics of freez ing out that had prevailed at Papa Van Alen’s. Three times the engagement was announced, and twice the wed ding day was set, and then it was postponed, and young Mr. Martin returned to California. But at last they had to give in to Miss Lily, and the ceremony, postponed once more for a week, finally came off. But through it all Charles Oelrichs never acted ugly. Romances Without Opposition. Of course when Miss Frederica Webb married Ralph Pulitzer, and when Miss Caroline Phelps Stokes married Rob ert Hunter they did not at first re ceive much opposition, as they had dif ferent parental mateiial to deal with. Dr. Steward Webb always has been noted for his progressiveness, and he and his daughter Frederica always have held the same ideas as to the uses of money in the world, so that marrying a fortune was not consid ered a great point with them. With Mrs. Hunter it was the same. She always had done as she pleased, having given away $500,000 of her patrimony to Harvard when she first came of age, and it was all without any opposition from her father. She was the apple of his eye, and what ever she did was right with him. The same it was with her marriage. Andrew Carnegie is another whose little girl, if she grows up to be a willful young lady, will not lack for Jg 1 . YtrtfY J Mi55 Sarah Ww/Ilen *— ==BBEB tossW/LHELMm Busch 5chor£r f1 Mrs Ralph Rte/rz/r# & BfiOVCffr/t&tDUKF HOMS MTSfitTZ fiaMZ//m&9/WW6 wm/u. cr r//z st/m/M* P£T£.R lster to Italy, and, like William Wal dorf Astor, he has decided that Eng land is the only place to live in and bring up his family. When his young est daughter, Sara, fell in love with Robert Collier, his only objection to the young man was because he was Irish. The rumor of their engagement was at first scornfudy denied by the Van Alens. Mr. Van Alen was obdurate, and, al though his daughter declared she would marry him ar.a nobody else, she was whisked off to Europe in the hope that she would forget him. Instead, he followed, and she laid such a siege to her father that he looked on it with a* little more favor. She returned home, where she exercised the grand coup, and won over her grandmother, Mrs. William Astor. She also joined the Roman church. Finally, one day, with a bad grace and perhaps because he had to, but none the less because he was managed, James Van Alen cap itulated. It was not, however, until the day of the marriage, when he reluctantly gave the bride away at a civil mar riage in the drawing-room of a hotel. None of Mr. Collier's family was pres ent, and immediately afterwards a sec ond marriage took piace at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic church, at which Mr. Collier’s parents were present and Mr. Van Alen remained away. Charles Oelrichs' Surrender. Charles Oelrichs was forced to give in in much the same way to his daugh ter Lily when she became Mrs. Peter D. Martin. Hs, contrary to the other papas, had marked her out for a titled Englishman. But she took a desperate fancy to the younj; Californian, who. the support of the man with millions, let her do what she will—or at least so all would believe who remember how loyally he came to the support of his favorite niece, Miss Nancy Car negie, when everybody in her family was against her. HAS GOVERNMENT ORDER. Nebraska Woman Receives Contract from War Department to Make Harness. Omaha.—Mrs. Mary D. Lydick of Huntington enjoys the unique distinc tion of being the only woman harness maker in the nation, if not in the world, and she is proud of the distinc tion and Huntington is proud of Mrs. Lydick. Mrs. Lydick made and presented to Mr. Longworth and to his bride, Miss Alice Roosevelt, each a handsome leather belt, and she prizes highly the note of thanks written by the presi dent’s daughter. S'le also has an au tograph letter from the president writ ten to thank her for the o* a beautiful hand-made bridle which she presented to the president when he vis ited the Trans-Mississippi exposition at Omaha in 1898. Mrs. Lydick has just received a con tract from the war department at Washington to make harnesses and parts of harnesses for the western forts, Mrs. Lydick believing that the contract comes as a compliment from President Roosevelt. ‘‘I thank the war department for their part of the giving of the contract, however,” says Mrs. Lydick, “and I will do my best to please by doing good work.” s AILING WOMEN. Keep the Kidneys Well and the Kid neys Will Keep You Well. Sick, suffering, languid women are learning the true cause of bad backs and how to cure them. Mrs. w. u. Davis, of Groeabeck, Texas, says: “Back aches hurt me so f could hardly stand. Spells of dizziness and sick headache i were frequent and the action cf the 1 kidneys was irreg ular. Soon after I began taking Doan’s Kidney Pills I passed several gravel stones. I got well and tha trouble has not returned. My back Is good and strong and my general health better.” Sold by all dealers. 50 cents a box. Foster-Mllbum Co., Buffalo, N. Y. PERHAPS IT CURED HIM. Maybe the Wife Had Been Out, May be Not, the Effect Was the Same. Capt. Mark Casto was being congrat ulated on his gift of $1,500 from tha Carnegie here fund for bravery In the wreck of the Cherokee, relates tha New York Tribune. “The gift was unexpected,” said Capt. Casto with a modest smile. “It was as unexpected, though by no means as unpleasant, as the retort tuat a wife made to her husband when he came home at three o’clock In tha morning. “The man came home very quietly. In fact, he took off his shoes on tha front doorstep. Then he unlocked tha door and went cautiousiy and slowly upstairs on his tiptoe, holding his breath. “But light was streaming through the kephole of the door of the bed room. With a sigh he paused. Then he opened the door and entered. “Hi3 wife stood by the bureau fully dressed. . “I didn’t expect you’d be sitting up for me, my dear,’ he said. “ ‘I haven’t been,’ she said. 'I ju3t came in myself.’ ” ■— * '*~iAT • Willing to Oblige. "Give me the city hall, please,” said the lady to the conductor of the street car. "I should be glad to do so, madam,” replied the conductor, who was a new man and had been greatly impressed by the rules of the company, which insisted upon employes being courte ous and obliging. “I should, indeed, be glad to do so, but the lady over there with the green feather in her hat asked for the city hall before yon got on the car. Is there any other building that would suit you just as well?”—Detroit Free Press. Ethics. "Do you think we will ever be able to communicate with Mars?” "My dear sir,” answered the astron omer, "you surely do not think I wou! ’^ppoil pages of magazine articles yet towoe written by endeavoring to prove the contrary. It would be very unprofessional.”—Washington Star. KNIFED. Coffee Knifed an Old Soldier. An old soldier, released from cof fee at 72, recovered his health and telle about it as follows: “I stuck to coffee for years, although it knifed me again and again. “About eight years ago (as a result of coffee drinking which congested my liver), I was taken with a very severe attack of malarial fever. “I would apparently recover and ■tart about my usual work only to suf fer a relapse. After this had been repeated several times during the year I was again taken violently ill. “The Doctor said he had carefully studied my case, and it was either ‘quit coffee or die,’ advising me to take Pos tum in its place. I had always thought coffee one of my dearest friends, and especially when sick, and I was very much taken back by the Doctor’s deci sion, for I hadn’t suspected the coffee I drank could possibly cause my trou ble. I thought It over for a few minutes, and finally told the Doctor I would make the change. Postum was pro cured for me the same day and made according to directions; well, I liked it and stuck to it, and since then I have been a new man. The change in health began in a few days and sur prised me, and now, although I am seventy-two years of age, 1 do lots of hard work, and for the past month have been teaming, driving sixteen miles a day besides loading and un loading the wagon. That’s what Pos tum in the place of coffee has dona for me. I now like the Postum as well as I did coffee. “I have known people who did not care for Postum at first, but after hav ing learned to make it properly accord ing to directions they have come to like it as well as coffee. I never mis* a chance to praise it.” Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Look for the little book, “The P.oaA to ’Wellvllle,” in tks*.