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fOL D AY, 5I .·. ·PIz3r4~A t2A h:4 /r47ZJ4AAV;;~P~ .;r··- ;p(;~~dCP~~~ T HE American who would know tir his country must know its of most characteristic suninmmr re playground, ('oney Island, wa which is thus pictured by a ha writer in the New York Evening Post: int There was an endless, surging tide ho' of people, a crowd which would be Th described next day as "record- int breaking,' for it was a Sunday after- bei noon in June, and thousands had es- tio caped from their hot city apartments sui and were spending it at Coney island. There may be some persons left who ] want to rest on the Sabbath day, but tag not so those who journey down to this suz fascinating place, where the sights and bu; the sounds are enough to keep them ler perpetually stimulated. Many of the yoi people you pass upon the street look ing as if they had worked hard for the oth- in er six days of the week, but now they So are determined to have some fun to the make up for it, and have chosen the co: noisiest, most crowded, and the gay- me eat place within reach. ey "Wow," shouts a man in red coat, of who stands before a side-show, the pla- sic cards of which declare that it will re- thi veal the wonders of the Orient. th, "Wow, come in and have a look. Nev- th er saw anything like it, ladies and off gents. Wow, come in and have a of look." sh And he is only one of ten in his im- wi mediate vicinity, each of whom is on blessed with strong expletives, strong th lung capacity and a marvelous inclina tion toward hospitality. tu But it is only at first, before your th ears become accustomed to it, that you to notice the bedlam of the place. The w concentrated hubbub strikes the per- hi son who is just getting off the train of as almost deafening. But he soon re- tt alizes that this is part of Coney's o0 charm, one of the causes of its excite- sl ment and thrill. It is on waves of ti sound that one Is borne along with nj the hundreds of others, that one enters tl the side-show to see the lady who could not possibly be as fat as she is S pictured on the poster, or shoot at one g of those uninteresting wooden duck tl targets, hoping not to be so unfor- tl tunate as to hit one and thereby draw p a pink china vase as a reward. cl Subtlety Versus the Obvious. G If Coney were a place of silence or s. of merely mild sound, the visitor would tl never be inspired to do the things g which he finds himself nerved to do si when excited by the roar about him. It bears him along, he is deafened by it, and so n finds himself shouting o with the others, laughing uproariously s, at the spectacle of a solemn man wear- p ing a small red felt hat about as big p as a teacup over one ear, although as ti a matter of every-day choice, he pre- c fers a somewhat subtler appeal to hu- b mor. f, The crowds take you along; you n laugh with them, you push and shove v with them. You feel yourself closer to t human nature than ever before, even t in the subway at rush hour. This li crowding and pushing mob is very dif- c ferent from the subway crowd, tired a after a day's work, cross and hot and f lackadaisical. This is a gay and so- a ciable and contented, uproarious gath- t ering which bears you along on the h wave of its enthusiasm. Even If you come alone and join the ~owds, you t feel at once accompanied and befriend- r ed. In such a mood of comradeship and I boisterousness you love to watch the I man who is passing out bags or pop- a corn to those who proffer the neces sary nickel, while the popcorn itself c pops white inside a glass case, show- 1 ering down like a ,ountain. And fur ther on there is the attraction of the smoking plate, on which hot dogs are r being cooked till their skins burst, as 1 they are laid between two rolls and I laved with mustard. And certainly it is the most natural thing in the world for the person who at othert times and in other places has a care ol of what he eats, to order o:e v ith the t! rest of the crowd, and to work his .h way along the street with it in his hand, eating it as the others are do- I ing. Sometimes the fac's: above tho w hot dogs seem incongruous enough. tl They are the faces of those who are of intelligent as to dietetics, but have st been swept on past the bounds of cau. tc tion by the enthusiasm of Coney's surging multitude. w Mob Spirit and the Tickler. The mob spirit in the place is con- ne tagious. What else would have per- 1' suaded that dignified, elderly man to bi buy a ticket for the Mammoth Tick ler or for this contrivance which hurls n you about at a break-neck speed, rack. ing your nerves as you sit crouched ir in seats just large enough for two. 1 Sometimes the watchers see some of the merrymakers come off that roller- h coaster with a white line about the mouth and a strained look in their It eyes. It is not their instinctive idea (d of pleasure to be rushed down a steep tl slope with such terrible force that their breath is beaten out of them and h they gasp and cringe. But what if h they are pale and shaky as they step k off, there is an expression in the line of their closely drawn lips which shows that they have determined that what must be must be, and they are' on pleasure bent, suffer what tortures they may. Here on the right is a moving-pic ture show, and, not content with that, s r the management has contrived to add 1 to it music, singing and dancing. No e where else than Coney can such a com bination of pleasures be found. As n one dances, it is the easiest thing in the world to catch enough of a glimpse s of the picture over one's partner's r shoulder, to follow the thrilling narra- I I tive of the screen, and no one could I miss a note of the piercing tune which 5 the blonde at the piano is rendering. o Coney, on the afternoon of a Juno s Sunday, is a gay and thrilling place- e gay and thrilling for grownups. Just k there is the secret. It is the fairyland, r- the place where adults may have a N perpetual picnic. To tell the truth, children do not care so much about it. Given a pail and shovel out on the r sands, the small child will be happy d the whole day long at Coney, but the s grownup must needs enter the side o shows and ride the coaster. - Playground of Adults. y The fact that chis was the playland g of adults came over me after seeing .y some hundreds of children on this r- particular Stnday afternoon, who were g plainly there just because their fa 8s thers and mothers had wanted to e- come. Never have I seen such utter u- boredom and weariness written on any faces as was depicted on those of the u many children who pushed their tired 'e way along, down among the knees of o the crowd, while their elders, with n their heads in the air, took in the de is lights of the place. Some were being f- carried, too utterly exhausted to do d anything but droop heavily over their d father's shoulder, not caring to open 0- an eye to see the snake-charmer as h- the parent stopped fascinated before te her. )u You couldn't help seeing on the )u train coming home that it was the pa d- rents, not the children, who must have wanted to come and for whom Coney id sland was a wonderland. The former mc lay limp in their parents' laps, sound P- asleep, while the grownups talked and 9- laughed over their heads. It was the If children who had been patient and w- long-suffering, and it was the parents Ir- who had really enjoyed themselves. 0e A small boy, with light hair, a snub re nose, and a freshly freckled face, as buries his head deeper In the curve of id his mother's arms and gives a long, ly sleepy sigh as his parents crunch 3e crackerjack over his unconscious lit er tie head The Married Life of Teen and Warren By MABEL HERBERT URNER Originator of "Their Married Life." Author of "The Journal of a Neglected WVife," "The Woman Alone," etc. Helen's Vanity Receives a Blow When She Sees Her Gowns on a Younger Woman (Copyright, 3,. by . 10 McC!ur' Newspapcr Syndicate.) "'Thirty d'ila:tr a ve .ik?'" repeatrd I: HIle'n. "()h. Iin so glad for you!" " "Y,'s, it does rsewn princely at- f ter th:(e years of p o ui i it g that Ca t:. f '1 'rve r r. Rich r.; ards it m ic he-be - O bl ' ?t to l fitet,. Lau- hu, :, a igh was, - har st . '';generous kr Sof him, asn'tit?" lit "ou'e Calways, been soI bitter hI " rt'ist him" Ill "Why shouldn't fa .I ob " (Mtiantly. st Mabel Herbert "The work I did Urner. was worth more. 1nI and h'' knew it: ay Now I'm through. Didn't I glory in tellin3 him." It' 'lhut these' mnving picture people- l's how did you g,.t in touch with them?" in "Mir. ('arr boarded where I did last y( winter. Ie lthouriht then he could or g¶.t me in but only as anr extra. 'They i" pay five dollar:s a day, but the work's ilncertain and I was afraid to risk it. ar !.a-t \uek he called up and said there was a chance in the regular c'ompany; to c(onw right over and see 211r. Stan- gl !,y, the dlir.ector." i ".\!:d lih' engaged you at once'" «'E No. I'd (no expirienc(e except that one wv,ek with the I'niversal. But it t~ey .ore to tak," some pictures in"1 Jersey the next day, Sunday. and he th ;aid he'd try me out. I was terrified. 1 f('r evri' thling delrpended on my sr work that day. Put it was cloudy and they didn't do much, so I had only al one sce;:e. M.onday they put me in h( stock at thirty a week. Now it's up Pz to tme to mahke good " "Oh. you will," encouraged Helen, yv warmly. "I know you will." "If only I had some clothes! I 0 need an evening gown desperately. w They lent me one for a supper scene, w but it was a mile too big." "Why, I'll gladly lend you any of of mine." g( "Oh, I didn't mean that." Then impetuously. "But if you could-until gi I have a : hance to get some-" "You know I'd love to. Come in m here, we'll look over what I have." m Her best gowns Helen kept in ,h ,h large hall closet. And now s tod down several from their hangers and turned them right side out. "You've so many!" enviously. "Oh, g how attractive! I love this!" Laura held up a pale blue chiffon, with a knife-plaited underskirt. "That's old. I got that in London on our first trip, three years ago. Look how badly it's worn-the chit ton's all pulled in front." "But that wouldn't show in the pic tures. It doesn't matter if they're soiled or worn, it's only the style and material that show." "Try it on," urged Helen. "No, b sir, you can't lie there!" lifting Pussy Purr-Mew from the soft fluffiness of a white charmeuse. Slipping out of her shirtwaist and skirt, Laura, radiantly expectant, raised the blue chiffon over her head. "Your corset covers too high," as 0 THelen started to hook the gown. "Wait, I can turn it in." "Oh, it's so graceful-and it just fits me! I'm wild about it!" "It does look well. I didn't think It we were so near the same size." d "What'ro you two doing in there?" h called Warren, who always resentedi being left alone in the evening. fi "Laura's trying on some of my h gowns. She may have to borrow one f for the pictures." Then impulsively, d "Go let W'arren see you in that." P Aglow with excitement, Laura ran into the library. "Great:" laying down his paper. 7 "Say. that's stunning on you! Suits c you better than it does Helen." Helen knew this was true, but she t shrank from having it put into words. a Though they had been schoolmates, I ILaura, with her cloudy hair and vivid - coloring, was several years younger; and, beside her, Helen felt suddenly t colorless and old. IWhen she tried on the next gown, she whirled about before the mirror, t then darted off with a joyous "I want Mr. Curtis to see this one." I "Turn around," commaroded War ren. "Jove, you can wear Helen's I clothes all right. That suits you to THclen had grown very quiet. She was genuinely fond of Laura, but she could i'ot keep back the vague bitter- t ness that every woman feels toward another who is younger and more I striking. As she hooked Laura into the last gown, she glanced over her shoulder into the glass. Yes, she looked older, decidedly older. "I shouldn't think of borrowing this --it's too new and fresh." "Oh, you wouldn't hurt it." Helen tried to be generous. S"No-no, one of the others will do just as well." This time when she ran in for War ren's approval, Helen did not go with I Sher. Instead, she stood waiting by the dresser, slowly sticking the pins i J 'jJliIi'JlJsbi1 into a lonig evenl I..:. l I''' h: l niiothti g lIut Shirri, t t1 z ' for so ln." Laura .thow 'It, i t to ( ! ," Iu n+l e'; ,,,'l " it', it 1 ,' ' to 1r 1 ," I can we'ar" son' thin . ls.. / T . st J :U. htf I 1l lU n in) ( ba ck t ili \h t ;i it ir it s a.it t V. I ts awd It \..s hartIl . irt h a ::,w oii'r - ki t. t Sall th ir laes ,, n r 'V r 'd., slh I knf'.V that aI tra. with hir-" r1.i l,'-s libe rality, u 111(1 have givei it to her a;ithI tt a th.ight hut t was ;la'y hard for her to part waith her c(lotuhes ller dhseire to hold on to lhi ts XtS a failing that Ihe had ' .tantu l :,' to i striv'e rgainst. S~hli had hung up the blut gown, but t now she forced herself to take it odon In ".aura, I'in going to give you this. It's selfish to talk of lnding it when I've so many. No. please don 't.", ci ck ing aIlrat's effusive thanks. "And you'll need somIe -attin sliippers," sw ,pt on by her own geneirosity. "I aond'-r i" havn't a pair you can weautr. It ldoesn't mauter how :oilled tL('y "'Try these.' L taura to,; off her sh'e a tri st ig gled v. ith the sllnder whit, slipT, r. It W'arren couldh seoe h'r no%. was iite' en's thoroughly fe'i, inel' \vi.h. . "No." rui'flll il'., "l an t tll' in to g t 1 it on. I knew I couldn't." generous!y. t "lhut I can buy slippelrs:, the drt- s is u the main thing." h'11ow 11 you carry it? In box. Or i shall I just ,rap it up?" "Anyway," heedilessly. ''I'ni wild i: about that knit -plaited skirt. Loak, how full it is' Oh, that can't be half- t past ten " "That's all right. Warren'll take you to the car. "No. he won't. I'm not a bit afraid. Oh. that paiert'. .oo d enough. D)on't r worry about the bundle, I don't care what it looks like." } When she was ready to go, in spite r of her protests. Warren insisted on f going to the car. ( At the elevator she kissed Helen gratefully. _ "I can't tell you how much this means to me just now. I've got to make good in the next few weeks, and having the right kind of clothes will 9 p." I Left alone, Helen went straight to the hall closet and again took out the gowns. Throwing them on the bed in her room, she began to try them on. Turning on a stronger light, with t pitiless scrutiny she noted every deo- t fect. Her features were as good and her profile more delicate than Laura's. but her coloring was less vivid and her hair less effective. Helen's hair had always been a trial, for it was overfine, clinging and un ccmpromisingly straight. Shaking it down, she did it up more loosely and fluffed it out. with a comb. Then, rub bing her cheeks with her knuckles un til they glowed, she stood back from the mirror to get the full-length effect. In her absorption she had not heard Warren come in. And now she started violenty as he appeared at the door of her room. "Mighty fine that Laura's landed that job. If she can hold that down for a few months-she'll be all right." "Yes, I'm so glad. She always loathed stenography," gathering up the dresses from the bed in an effort to hide the one she had on. "She's got an expressive face, good film face, I should say. Never saw her dolled-up before. Makes a big dif ference. Glad you gave her that dress. Now hurry up' get those things put away-it's after eleven." He had turned away without having noticed Helen's gown. But her relief .was only momentary, fore he promptly a came back. "Say, we'll have to find out when athey run s me of those films-" Then as his glance took in the gown, "What I n thunder! What're you rigging urp jor S-this time of night?" "Oh, nothing," confusedly. "I juas* r thought I'd try this on," unhokint .r with nervous fumbling fingers. But Warren's keen gaze hr 4 pene ,trated her flushed confusion. l "Hello, that's it, eh? Thought Laura looked better in those duds than you did? Well you are a little I ninty!" S"I know .aura's younger, and I know they did look better on-" her e voice broke. "For the love of Mike! Can you beat that! See here, if there's one thing d you can't sidestep-it's getting old! e If that's all you've got to worry about -you're blame lucky." t "Oh, I dread to get old!" passionate r ly. "I can't bear to feel I'm not as-" , Three long strides brought Warren across the room. s "Look in there:" pushing her un willingly in f put of the mirror. n Against tht' clark background of his shoulder, with her flushed cheeks and a rumpled hair, Helen looked young amazingly young-twenty at most. r- "Not quite ready for the old ladies' h home, eh? Well, as long as your hair y and teeth stay in-don't worry. Now, I let's get to bed." 'UGH! CALOMEL MAKES YOU 31SCK! CLEAN LIVER AND BOWJELS MY WAY Just Once! Try "Dodson's Liver Tone" When Bilious, Consti pated, Headachy-Don't Lose a Day's Work. Iiven up your 'lu.ui-h liver. Feel file and c!,eerful; make your work a plIhasur'; he vi:orouIs and full ( ai bJtio,. lut take no nasty, dangzr ous call(O el, bo cause it arl!;.." y ou Fick aiid :you may lo(se' a da:V vork. ( ]lhd nel iS in rcury or ' kilv r, V 1 hi ('l ti t : ;nes '1e(ir O is of thi b jn,'S. ('alou n (crouset s into :-olr 'Jlb !iA' dynat:r !t'. bre -akn: it up. 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"Why not have just a good old fish ing party?" Awe is the feeling with which one woman regards another woman who wears imported gowns.