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SWEETEST OF TOWNS.
AFTER LIFE OF THE COLLEGE GIRL GRADUATE
Grasse, Near Cannes, in the French
Riviera, Perfumes the World.
HERO OF ANTARCTIC EXPLORA
MADE A FORTUITE IN FUN.
Man Who Adapted Gravity Roads
to Amusement Parks Now Rich.
How millions have been made out
The sweetest town in the world is
the lightest and apparently most
Grasse, in the foothills back of Cannes
ridiculous amusement devices and how
on the French Riviera. All through
the American public has made Coney
the year Grasse is really one big bub
Island and its ilk a national institu
bling caldron where are distilled gal
tion is told by Reginald Wright Kauff
lons, barrels, hogsheads of perfumes.
man in Hampton’s Magazine. He says:
In the spring violets, roses and nar
A little more than twenty-five year»
cissus form the principal ingredients,
ago L. A. Thompson, a mechanical
in the fall jasmine and tuberose. All
engineer, then in the West in search
the flowers are grown in the open sun,
of health, saw a mountain gravity
except the violets, which, requiring
road in operation in connection with
shade, are hidden between rows
a mine and, remembering that the con
temporary amusement parks were
The flower pickers of Grasse and
strangers , to all devices save seesaws»
the flower girls and flower women of
box swings and merry-go-rotmds for
the “Jeu de Ballon,” says the Lady’s
children, he began to wonder if it
Pictorial, form a far more picturesque
wouldn’t pay him to go from one of
element than the perfumemakers of
these places to another and superin
the factories where the fragrance is
tend the construction of gravity roads,
distilled; Coiffed with great, flat, pan
the freight of which would be, not ore,
cake hats of plaited straw the flower
but adult, amusement-seeking hu-
pickers cannot fail to impress one.
With them are their helpers with
Thompson made drawings. He got
square flower-laden baskets on their
a piece of ground. Then, doing much
backs and a smile—the traditional
of the work with his own hands, he
smile of southern Europe—on their
built his road and proved his theory.
It was a trivial thing, that first
As for the process by which the per
switch-back, compared with the sort
It is about the span of • a lifetime
fumery of commerce is made, it is as
that you may ride in to-day. Ten per
ago—71 years—since Miss Zeruiah
varied as the flowers which make up
sons at a time climbed a long flight of
Porter marched through Oberlin Col
the ingredients. Primarily the essen
steps and clambered into a car that
lege and came 'out at the other end
tial oil or otto of a flower is obtained
promptly dropped them down an in
with a head full of ’ologies and ’isms.
only by distillation. The residue is
cline of 450 feet. Then they got out»
It was recognized as an epoch-making
then mixed with clarified or refined
climbed another flight of steps, and
event, and every living soul on the
PALACE of EGYPTIAN KING.
swarmed into another car which
pork fat by. boiling in great copper
continent had his or her pet theory as
kettles and being stirred constantly House of the Pharaoh Hophra, Con brought them to their place of de
to the consequences that must ensue.
parture. The entire contrivance had
with a wooden pestle during the oper-
temporary of Jeremiah.
Among all the sages who must have
The great result of the work of this cost just $1,600, but Thompson had
discussed the matter with indignation
It is this boiling down with fat that year carried on at Memphis by Prof. “made good.”
or delight or amusement, was there
Park owners changed their scoffing
the perfume to itself. The Flinders Petrie urider the auspices of
even one who foretold what has really
Impermeated grease is then churned the British'School of Archaeology, has to imitating, because the switchback
begun to happen; who prophesied
up with refined alcohol in another cal been the discovery of the palace o! was emptying their own places, but
that in this year of grace, 1909, the
dron until all, or nearly all, the per King Apries, the Pharaoh Hophra of their change was only the traditional
number of women studying in institutions fo^ higher saying a great deal, for she does not come of a class
has passed into the spirt.
the Bible, who was contemporary with one from frying pan to fire, because
education would be quite half the tale of men, while co given to raising a quiver-full. Dr. Smith’s comparison
B. C. 629-588, Zion’s Herald the canny Mr. Thompson had made a.
educational institutions would be facing the danger of of college women with their non-college relatives went
few quiet trips to Washington and
being swamped by the horde of women clamoring for .to show that neither had an average of quite two liv
had protected his device by a series,
ing children, with the college woman a trifle below the
of iron-barred and time-locked pat
in Egypt other than the tower
Taking Oberllh, the first coeducational institution, average of the other, on account of her later marriage.
ents. To-day he is a millionaire, is
dinet Habu and some portions of a at
and, therefore, the best for such comparison, one finds
Emerging from the thicket of figures and contradic
the head of a company capitalized
the number of graduates divided into 1,415 men against tions which surrounds the marriage of the girl gradu-
and builds scenic railways
400 feet long and 200 feet broad, with
1,631 women. Women now outnumber the men in va ate, there arises another difficulty, but happily a less
(he is just now in London building
rious other Western universities, and ^Stanford has had perplexing one. If she decides not to enter the state of
which, running over a mile and
it under more or less poetic names.
adorned with painted columns forty one)
arbitrarily to limit the number of women admitted lest matrimony and rear a small but admirable family, what
sometimes twenty-eight per
feet high and surrounded with stone-
It should be overwhelmed. In the East, Tufts College happens to her? How does she earn a living?
sons to the car,, frequently cost $100,-
has been forced to decide on the segregation of its
In the old days a well-bred and well-educated woman
the beginning of the industry at proach to the palace led up through 000 each.
women, after the fashion of Harvard, for they are pour could teach, and she could do nothing else. Nowadays,
Grasse. This method prescribes that a large mass of buildings to a plat
ing In so fast as to upset the men’s department.
while many professions are open to her, she still chooses
coarse linen or cotton cloth should be form. at a height of about sixty feet
So to the music of June a new note has been added— this career in preference to any other, although the
the sound, light yet solemn, of thousands of girlish feet proportion of graduates it claims is not so large as for- £ first impregnated with the finest olive above the plain.
In the ruins scale armor, hitherto
marching down the college aisle and across the com merly. The lines of work opened up by modern sociol- • oil, then stretched on a gauze wire
rarely found in Egypt, was discovered.
mencement stage and out into the great wide world. It ogy afe attracting a great many. Such professions will
Upon this cloth are placed thin lay Good bronze figures of the gods were
was thoughtful of the rose to choose the same month doubtless soon begin to rival teaching, and professors
er^ of flowers, the' layers being also found. What rrof. Petrie de
as this fine flower of civilization—broad-minded, too, of economics in women’s colleges bear this In mind.
Charles Dickens’ library chair, th»
changed many times until the oil-im scribes as a supreme piece was the
Turning again to the admirable statistics of Bryn
for she faces a serious rival. The sweet girl graduate
one in which he was often photo
holds the center of the stage, and if poets have not be- Mawr, one finds that 145 students are teaching. Deduct
rated solution of oil and perfume. This a pound in weight, decorated with a graphed, sold in London a few day»
gun to rhapsodize over her It is merely because the sta ing the number of graduates without occupation, there
clojth and its precious burden are aft bust of Hathor, with a gold face of ago for £74.
are left about 450 who earn a living. Of this number
tistician has not yet finished with her.
The author of “An Englishman’s
erward treated with an alcohol bath, finest workmanship of the time of
It is not easy to figure out that more than 50 per 145 is a high percentage. The percentage is not, how
Home” saw it performed for the first
which in turn separates the perfume Apries.
cent of college women marry, and it is a hard struggle ever, keeping up to quite this level.' Forty-five girls
The great gateway and immense time recently in Pietermaritzburg»
from the oil.
to get that far. Some colleges have pretty full figures, ate put down as “paid philanthropists.” As one of
descend deep into the mound, Natal. The play made a “hit” with.
this number observed, this is a dreadful name to call .
as Bryn Mawr and Smith.
perfumes '•from the flowers is that of Indicating that there lie ruins of suc the colonials no less than at home.
Since 1879 out of 967 students at Bryn Mawr 224 have anybody, but it indicates the tendency of college worn-
enfleurage. By this means the most cessive palaces built one over the
“David Harum” continuers to get it
married. Out of 3,854 students at Smith 1,296 married. en to turn toward social work of one kind or another,
delicate of essences are yielded indi other. Prof. Petrie prophesies that tn self read. The Appletons have recent
Physicians come next with 12. and the profession of
Dr. Mary Robert Smith, who studied for the Ameri
rectly by being allowed to filter slow six or eight years excavators mignt ly brought out a new edition of the-
can statistical Association, drew the conclusion that private secretary counts 11. This latter work is at-
from the crushed blososms through dig down to the earliest records, of the story, and state that since it first ap
the average age of marriage would be between 26 and tractlng more girls than formerly. Lawyers are four in
a quarter-inch layer of cold fat in Egyptian kingdom.
peared, in 1896,' more than 1,100,000
27 years, or two years later than for non-college wom number. On the side of art 17 girls ti&ve taken up
shallow glass pans. From twelve to
copies have been sold.
en. The average age at graduation is probably about 22. music as a career and three chose art. Other occupa
Let Him Stay a Man.
seventyrtwo hours is required for the
If one goes back five years to look at the figures, the tions include photography, inn-keeping, managing a
Prophecy always accompanies an ex
A man soon gets mighty tired of
enfleurage, depending upon the varie
number of marriages does not show up very well. Be shop, bookbinding, illustrating, hand weaving, trained
Now it is Major GeneraL
ties of blossoms and the season of the treating his wife like a goddess. If he Greyly, who, in his “Hand Book of
ing generous and going back ten years, one gets 50 nursing, wood carving, millinery, jewelry work, jour
cannot be at ease with her, and smoke
per cent In Smith, less in Bryn Mawr. Dr. Smith nalism and library work. Several are deans of colleges;
when he pleases, and take off his coat Ala&ka,” considers that by the end of
made a careful and important study, but one is inclined
this century the population of Alaska.
cident as well many curious truths if he wants to, and throw ashes on will
----- a ««
nf N a EWHV—-
to think from these figures that college girls, in the Searcher In a law office.
Office corner Mam ana becona ots.,
have been brought to light concerning
East, at any rate, must marry rather later than the age
The census of 1900 showed among women workers
2,00 one block west of depot. ’Phone Main
the art of the perfumer. White blos
she gave. Prof. C. F. Emerick« writing In the current 50 astronomers, 100 architects, 40 civil engineers and
soms have been found to yield the comfortable, and long to go where he
Political Science Quarterly, remarks that the marriage 30 mechanical and electrical engineers. These cannot
most fragrance, with those of yellow
rate for Vassar women jumped from 53.5 per cent for be traced to their respective colleges, but np doubt they
and orange tints at the bottom of the to do these things, just as it is born
those at 40 years of age to about 63 per cent for those have degrees to their account, as have also the 3,000
a girl to like to do her own pet
list. A strong light decreases the in
at 47. Cupid is not always, apparently, a hasty boy.
things. Moreover, if a girl has once
Why women colleges should be so “touchy” on the
It would seem that the college woman, married or
known a man in a perfectly comfort
accounted for by the fact that the able chummy way, she will find him
subject of matrimony it is not easy to understand. There unmarried, gets a good deal out of life. Unmarried,
sense of smell is stronger when that worth twice O much as before he
Is certainly no disgrace in remaining unmarried and she has an Interesting profession, Married, she has a
of sight is enfeebled.
doing a share of the world’s work in ways other than healthy child and a statistical fraction of another
dropped his awe of her. Men are
It is a curious fact that the ethereal pretty nice as they are, but for good
healthy one. Three-fifths of th>3 child and a fraction is
extract of any flower resembles the ness’ sake, don’t try to make a man
Although she marriep later and probably marries less a boy. What more could the heart of a woman desire?
perfume of that flower very little. The ladylike. He isn’t and won’t-be if he
than other women of her class, the college woman has Of course she marries late, ^but civilization brings that
odor peculiar to the rose and jonquil is even half a man.—Atchison Globe.
nearly as many children. She has more, in proportion to pass all over the world. The world has wagged con
is a combination of ethereal essences
to the number of years she Is married. But this Is not siderably since the days of Romeo and Juliet. T
which is only arrived at by a long and
George Marion, the stage manager,
centers of maximum disturbance, the ing the association reaffirmed the reso tedious process.
Nearly every odor requires a differ Is a lover of nature and a hater of
greatest being under the Strait of Mes lution adopted at Chicago in 1907 to
process to bring out its full value. overcoats and umbrellas, Recently, pub
sina, and the other two near Palma the effect that it is desirable to go to
Hawaii. “Keen delight”,j is said to Lilies, strangely enough, give out an during a violent rainstorm, he called
«¡light t in wading througn
casions some of these centers have be expressed in Hawaii over the pros odor resembling that of the rose, while on his mother, entering her presence the L
been successively active, 'but this time pect that the invitation will be accept
“George,” said she, firmly, “you fror* he snow beside the walk,
they' were simultaneously in action. ed, and the wonderful attractions of roli) each yield quite a different per
This appears to indicate some deep- the islands for scientific visitors are fume from that naturally looked for ought not to expose yourself in such dea
It takes 13.82 cubic feet of air to seated connection between them. The set forth—their great volcanoes, thoir
“But, mother,” explained George, ed iS—no shoe will stand it in-
weigh a pound.
total area disturbed by the Messina tropical vegetation, their wealth of except the jasmine can be fabricated
a theatrical wave of his hand, Wlf(
Electric power is used on 2,286 miles
is to &
the strongest shoes .
of street railways in Great Britain to miles. In the San Francisco earth nological offerings. The association Is ottos of many different flowers.
too coarse and
quake the disturbed area covered more | sounding its members on the subject, 'It is comparatively recently that a not nurture the grass? Is it not life
148 miles operated by other means.
Probably the world’s swifest battle-
“It is a long time,” said the good vap
ship is the British Bellerophon, which
Commenting on the recent announce strong sentiment' in favor of the pro The so-called violet perfume of a gen
closing a window, “since you mot
recently made 25^4 knots in an official ment of the discovery of a “new rival
natural odor of the flower, though it
of radium,” called radio-thor, and to
Not Alway« What They Seem, ft
The total pig iron production of the which wonderful properties are said to
Professor and Mrs. "Hadley wer^ on was actually prepared from it. The
Duchess Can Be Shabby.
United States last year was 15,936,018 have been ascribed by its discoverer. & train bound for New York, whdre odor of the violet exists in infinitesi-
Jong tons as against 25,781,361 tons in Dr. Bailey, of Chicago, Frederick Sod- Yale’s president was to speak before mal quantities in each flower and is pleases, and, in spite of socialism and
dy remarks that the description of this a national convention. He made ise also very difficult to extract.
a badly hanging skirt, she will remain
Recent additions to the French substance bears an obvious resem of the hour and twenty minutes he
st leather, especially selected. The
a power in the land, but the suburban
Beetle Hunting in Queensland.
army’s field equipment were several blance to radio-thorium, which has spent in the train by rehearsing his
—the best known method of
A reward of Is. 2d. a pound was re best friend if the latter be wearing an pie
automobile refrigerators for the trans been well known for some time. The speech in a low voice, using his hands
The girls shoes are made in both
cently offered by the Queensland old-fashioned frock.—Black and White.
portation of fresh meat*
cheapness of the new substance is ex to emphasize certain passages.,
Up to a certain point exposure to ploited, but radlo-thorlum can be ob
A kindly matron who was sitting sugar planters, writes a Brisbane
»till its and will not hurt the feet or injure
radium rays stimulates the germina
directly behind Mr. and Mrs. Hadley,
Bell—So you are going on the stage? a h^hnes are, dressy and attractive looking
tion of seeds, but if that point be pass are manufactured by the ton in the and who had been watching and listen of the destructive sugar cane grub.
that! | far-seeing writer who 'ieit uo'
Welsbach mantle Industry, and Profes- ing, leaned forward, and, tapping Hrs. Hundreds of men and boys have now Will you carry a spear?
ed the growth is stopped.
v a nicturft
Ivory which has become yellow may
he bleached by dipping it in soapy
“You have my sincere sympathy, my
our /forefathers is such a proof of
water several times and exposing It to
their Intellectual vigor. Ah, but those
purposes. Thorium produces meso- poor woman; I have one just like him the boys make from £2 a week.
sunlight after each dipping.
the days of Shaw and Gals
thorium, and from meso-thorium comes at home.”—Success Magazine.
“Do you believe the suffragettes will were
A new instrument for use when forth radio-thorium. Its activity is not
worthy and Wells! Hardy was still
Less Precarious Also.
ever get what they want?”
stropping razors includes a guide permanent, like that of radium, but It
If we but lived as we ought to live
Scott—So Rawson has become a
“Not all they want,” whispered Mr. writing! What a galaxy of genius
which prevents the blade slipping and would last for many years, and for
Enpec, gazing about cautiously. people lived in them! How glorious
injuring itself or the strop.
most purposes would be as valuable in doubt whether to be that or a law go out from us that would make every “They’re women, you know.”—Kansas It must have been to be young in
A matoh box containing a cigar cut as radium.
those great times of change!’ So our
day a lyric sermon that should be City Star.
yer. I wonder what decided him
ter, which clips off the end of a cigar
great grand-children will talk, Ilka
Mott—He probably recalled the say seen and felt by an ever-enlarging
Just' as the British Association for
A Case for Sympathy,
when thé box is closed, is the recent the Advancement of Science has ac ing that it is easier to preach thin to audience.—T. Starr King.
i babies to whom things are revealed>
The Proud Mother—This boy do now hidden from our prudence.”
invention of a New York man.
cepted invitations to hold sessions in practice.—Boston Transcript
grow more like ’is father every day.
The dock of the tower of Colum- Canada and South Africa, so the Amer-
If a woman is fat, that is enough
The Neighbor—Do’e, poor dear?
A man who thinks more of a iollar
bla University, New York, Is said to ' lean association bearing a similar name
We are firm believers in the maxim
the men; they say she has a fine
be one of the most accurate in the ' is now seriously considering the ad
that for^all right judgment of any man
world, varying but six seconds a year. visability of accepting the invitation sult-proot___________ ______ j
or thing it is useful—nay, essential— Sketch.
You can’t do it all, but it’s up to
A rainy Saturday always makes a
Prof. C. Davidson points out that the > of Hawaii to meet in 1910 in those
A circle of friends is nice to kave to see his good qualities before pro
nouncing on his bad.—Carlyle.
store keeper mad.
yoti to do all you can.
<reat Messina earthquake had three > islands. At its recent Baltimore meet- round.