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Copyright, 11J, by th Star Company. Qrcat Britain night HoiorveA MrsVanderbiltCladiheLoses this How Hermann Oelrichs Will Win a Fortune from w3-r nis Y OUthTiii -Mint hAJ hPintf Hnnrt I Ji-iti He's Twenty-one. T MUs Margaret Andrews and Her Police Do. Society Think Young Mr. Oelrichs May Claim Miss Andrews as a Further Reward for Staying in the Straight and Narrow Way. 0 feci glad that you tiro going to loso $500,0001 What a raro and exquisite sensatlonl It 1b tbo sensation which Airs. W. K. Vandor bllt,. Jr., Is about to enjoy, Already sbo Is tasting In anticipation tho dollghts of giving up $500,000, Mrs. Vandorbllt Is tho youthful aunt of young Her mann Oelrichs, Jr. Ho Is tho son of her older Bister, who Is tho widow of the Into Hermann Oolrlchs. Ho was tago at his aunt's wedding, Sho boHher nephew $500,000 that ho could not ab stain from 'drinking and tobacco untU his twenty-first birthday. Within a month, In all human probability, sho will have to pay her bet, Young Hermann Is ono of the most promising youths physically In the Four Hundred. Ho In a rider, a foncer, and has won all sorts of golf and tennis prizes. Of course he is a daring automoblllst, but that is hardly n credit to a young man with lots or money, and Is llkcty to shorten his life than to mnko It happier. Ho Is tho son of a father who was as strong as nn ox and was quite noted for being tho most powerful man in society. Ho could swim for four hours at a tlmo and could hold his own with tho gloves against a pro fessional prise fighter. In spite of hls strength and his powers, Hermann Oelrichs died a comparatively young man, and his Ufo was far from happy. Ho loft Ills proporty away from his wlfo. Two years ago young Hermann Oolrlchs was nine toon years old, Just at the ago when llfo begins to offer Its greatost temptations to the rich and well favored. At that ago a youth In New fork society has all tho opportunities that send him to swift moral and physical ruin. Ordinarily ho has too much money to spend, money with which ho can woo tho means of perdition. Bvon If ho has not actually too much cash, ho can, as tho scion of a wealthy family, obtain all tho credit he needs to ruin himself. Mrs. Vanderbllt saw tho pitfalls that lay befpro her young and attractive nephew. Sho knew them from blttor exporleuco. Sho had had better opportunities,! perhaps, than any woman of hor ago in society to seo the harm that wealth ian do' to a young man. Sho was married to tho oldost son of William K Vander bllt, ono of the greatest millionaires in America. Her husband grow up with tho prospect of Inheriting up ward of $30,000,000. T Young Vanderbllt became known years ago as tho most daring amateur automobile racer In tho world. .Ho founded tho best known of all automobile racing prizes. In turn ho becamo a patron of flying. Every sport that interested him received his gonorous sun port. Ho did not neglect tho stago. Mrs. Vanderbllt know well that wealth and sports did not bring happiness or long llfo. Many exponslvo vaults and tombstones marked tho premature end of men of hor family and acquaintance, who had begun llfo by having' ton good a tlmo. If a young m-i has no tnccntlvo (o work, no ex traordinary mind that Impels him to do something, ho Is almost cortaln to yield to tho luro of tho wlno cup nnd the voice of the siren. Perhaps Mrs. Vandorbllt saw that hor nephew wns In dangor. At any rato, she dotcrmtnod to gutdo htm on tho path of abstlnonco. and Industry In a very orig inal way. "Why don't you do somo real work, Hermann?" on Inquired. "Can't earn enough to make It worth while," said tho youth carolossly. "How much would you consider worth whllot" en quired his aunt. "Oh, $100,000 a year, or so." "Well. I will alvo you a chanco to make It." This caught tho young man'o attention and drew his thoughts away from cigarettes and whatovor other worthless object they wcro contrcd upon. His aunt then made a wagor with him that If ho abstained from all Intoxicating liquors and tnlaccq until ho was twontyono yours old, sho was to pay him $600,000. If ho tallod to make good ho was to pay hor $500,000. "Well, that money Ib as good as In my pockot' was tho young man's comment When tho wagor was con cluded. ' But In the months to como lie found It was not ensy to bo temperate and self-denying In tho fash'onablo so cloty of Now York and Newport, Many a time ho hnd to sit for hourB whllo overy lmngtnablo kind of Intoxi cating drink was being consumed. It Is tho boredom that Is so trying tn Buch cases. Then no had to sit for moro hours while his friends surroundod hint with clouds of cigar and clgarotto smoke. He persisted In working tor bis wagor, howover, and tbo result of his porslstnnco was that ho grow stronger In mind and body, a batter sportsman and a moro popular member of sooletv. Ho had an auto raco with Vincent Astor on tho sauds of Second Dcach at Nowport. Young Oolrlchs's car caught Arc, but ho kept going until ho won tho raco and then had to drlvo Into tho ocean to put out iho flro. Ho has constructed a wlrolcss apparatus on tho roof of his mother's mansion, at Flfty-BOvonth Btreot and Fifth avenue. Ho was always a mechanical genius, for In his Infanoy ho built a motor yacht ' Young Oelrichs has boon very attontlvo to Miss Mar- oi Androws, ono of tho most Interesting young girls of tho Nowport colony, who makes hor dobut this year, Thero Is a friendly rivalry botween him and Vincent Astor In this direction, Lately ho has been working hard as a law student at Columbia University. Evorywharo ho Is known as "tho rich boy who never smokes ot drinks." Next month tho $500,000 falls duo, and no ono has any doubt that young Hermann Oolrlchs will got It. Working for It has mado him n splendid young man, and that Is why his aunt will bo glad to loso tho monay. m fev VJ,JW m J a'. Is It Really Such a Misfortune If a Woman's Hair Is Red? RED i fashionable color for woman's hair just now, . but In many periods and countries to have rod hair meant to test tho depths of misfortune even, o. death. Wo know now that rod r Is an added beauty from tho artist's point ot view, tor It Is almost always accompanied by a beautiful complexion, and the red-haired woman Is tho cynosure ot all eyes at the opera or tbo re ception. Queen Ellzabett considered that she was most attractive when wearing a red wig, and others have shared her predilection for this color, so that now no ono with a wealth of auburn trestles would dream of trying to alter their ooior. A great Jerman doctor let It be knovtu that ho as biessed with a wife "who could make tea hair as white as a Uiy," but no modern woman would wish, to patronlzj her. A story is told ot a woman whoso lover had an unconquerable antipathy to red hair, so Bhe ap plied to a quack to have the color altered. He replied that this was his wife's department, and that sbo would furnish the lady with a leaden comb and tho anti-Erythraean unguent which "after two or three applications will make you as fair or as dark as you please." Prejudice agalust red hair runs back even to Egyptian times, for in that land of Jecided opinions and strong prejudice! It was tho custom to burn alive somo unfor tunate Individual cursed with red hair, so It was decidedly uncom fortable to have red hair In Egypt, ,'as no one know whoso turn would como next. - That tho Chinese shared this prcjudlco against . red hair Is proved by t,helr epithet for the English, whom they called "red haired barbarians" or "red-haired, devils." The great exception to this rule among ancient nations Is the Romans, for since tho time' ot Nero they have praised red hair In the highest terms. They pre ferred a dark red, almost brown, such as we term auburn, and modern RomanB share this liking. It Is said that among the patrician families of Roma and Florence there Is an abnormally large num ber of red-haired -vomen. Modern Greeks share- this predilection with tho Romans an. they height en the reddish effect ot the hair by wearing dull gold ornaments, Petrarch's Laura Is described as having bad golden red hair, so the poet wrote: "The snare was set amidst those threads of gold To which Love bound mo fast" One of the most frequent 'causes of the prejudice against red hair in Christian countries undoubted ly goes back to the tradition that Judas. . the betrayer of Jesus, bad red hair, and most o' .the artists paint him thus.' Sbakespouo re fers to this In "As You bJce It," when Rosalind says ot Orlando, "His very hair is of the dissem bling color," nnd Celln answers: "Something browner than Ju das's.'' The Brahmins wero forbidden to marry a red-haired woman, and, as has been said: "The populaco of most countries, anfoundlng moral with aesthetic Impressions, accuse red-haired peoplo ot various shortcomings." Henco, supersti tion has assigned to hair ot a cop pery tlngo, when it adorns a wom an's heud, the worst traits; and "all tho petty vices, all the lamentable shortcomings to which femininity Is heir haVo been laid to tho red dish crown." It Is most unfortunate when a young girl with reddish hair be comes too solf-consclous, for she Is thus apt to mistake looks of ad miration for gaping criticism. She may indeed uso tho precaution of not standing by a pink-shaded lamp, which accentuate ithe color of hor tresses too highly, but It is a pity If sho think herself tho ob served of all observers, and lose her charming unconsciousness of observation. Besides the old tradition ot Judas having been red-balred aid ing to create the prejudice exist ing In many lands,, tho fact of tho feeling against red hair in England Is set down to the red-haired Danes, who could not be regarded save as invaders and barbarians. It Is the suggestion of character being Implied by the color of the hair that has Influenced most per- mi m ... m Pmoto Or &TUOIO sons in this connection. The Idea that red-halreu pontons aro jigti tempored Is very general, but it Ib far from being true, and many black-haired persons are jUBt as hot tempered and even more cruel. No one should worry because ho or she Is adorned with red hair, no matter bow curroty the red may bo. Tho way to fight prejudice Is to prove Its falsity, and If all tho red-balred persons would mako a compact of amiability tho super stition about them would rapidly disappear. The porson with red hair can learn self-control Just as easily as any jne else, and tbo at tractiveness of tho brilliant col ored hair may be mado to Increase hor popularity. As mon grow wiser they do not Judgo by oxternals and rod hair Is no exception, otherwise It would not bo so fashionable. Miss Andrews and Vincent Astor, Who Is Said to Be as Deeply in Love with Her as Hermann Oelrichs. 0 fa Grafting an Ear 300 Years Before Christ DIGGING Into the Sanscrit of th9 "Atharva Voda," a writer In the London Lancet discovers that a very good Imita tion of modern surgery was prac Used in India In tho third century boforp the beginning of tho Chris tian Era, Tho great Indian surgical and medical authority of that time was Susburta. Ho had whnt some may regard as sound views on medical politics, and bis ethics wero the highest, for be says, "A physician experienced In his art, but dellclont In tho knowledge of tho science of medicine, Is condemned by all good men as a quack, and deserves cap), tal punishment at the bauds of the King." Again, "The patient who may mistrust his own parents, sous, ami relatives should repoae an Implicit faith lu his owu physician, and put his owu life Into bis hands without tbo least apprehension ot danger: henco a physical!! should protect hid putlcut as his own begotten child." But It Is In the chupters on re parative surgery, on Hygiene nnd preventive medicine that h shines Ills pages' bear comparison with tbo most up-to-dute treatises ou those subjects. "A surgeon well versed In tbi) knowledge of surgery should slice off a putch ot living flfcsh from the cheek of a person devoid of ear lobes In a maimer so as to have one of ItJ ends attached to Its former scat Then the part whero the arti ficial enr-lobp Is to be mode should bo slightly scarified with a knife and the living fluBh, full of blood and sliced off as previously di rected, should bo united to It so as to resemble a natural ear-lobo la shape." Sushurta says: "He falls an easy victim to Internal and external dls eases who drinks of, or bathes In, a pool of water which Is full, of poi sonous worms, or Is saturated with decayed animal matter or Is defiled with germs of vorm,ln or decom posed animal organisms, or Is cov ered pver with tho growth ot aquatic plants, or I' strewp over with withered and decomposed leaves, or which lu any way is rendered poisonous and contami nated, as well as he ,who drinks and bathes In tho freshly collected water of a pool or a reservoir dur ing the ntliiF." With the help only of a few short extracts It Is possible to con voy a rough Idea of tho advanced state of medical and surgical boI euce u those early days In India when Royal Universities existed at Benares and Taxllla. The serious attempt which was made to syB. temattse the knowledge possessed, and the form and variety of tnu RUrlgcnl Instruments In uso are lnf dlcatlous that the lndlaus had at tained a high degree ot efficiency lu theso sciences, which we must supposo they subsequently lost, tor we do not sec any Indications of Its existence among the practitioners ot uatlvo medicine to-day.