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W A S H IN G T O N
J U S T FO R A L I T T L E W H ILE.
I f for tbe little while
That >ife baa left to me. fair fortune'«
Con'd rear upon me: if my «-toeing days
Could be like ibia t>rtober. all abiaae
With gold and aearlet: if I only might
H a rr baud« both of silvery delight.
And all that wealth can bn;, or wealth
Could be at my command at wi»b of
Jett for a little wrhile!
)|y child, lake arbat ia given to-day—
A little money for a little way.
I f for the little while
That life baa left to me. the Mnae'a «mile
Coaid re.t upon me; if my cloning days
Could be like this glad inoniing. all ablair
W ith nuuilt fields and mountain tops of
My pcxfu« U* in *v#*rr iauxxtagc nouffbt;
I f ali th*t ' nob!«**!
Ci/old (Mie?* tugcfbcr at w u if word of
Just for a lift*#* while!
My child, tskc what is given to-day —
A little knowledge for a little way.
I f for toe iittie while
That life has left to tue. full many a mile
On land or sea. to east or west or north.
Across the world. I could at Inst go forth:
I f I might mount the heights o f Greece
] dm e*«j itf eiiuibiug
I f 1 mirili ali the A.
Im.<-a<i »»f u .4t> blug
Just for :i lit ri«» ubi:
M y cfciM tab#* what
A little <nm'olug foi
I f for a 1itti«* <rhil*
1 could i«p rich; if p
O f gold or k «'U j n run be a! la«t my own.
of r i i be let alone;
To take au<2
to give away
I f I could nil ff* t*oou
To every M fe m , bi<
Aud eat and «Iriiik b ill: if every eye
Looked u;p s ilh grai ide as I passed by.
Jusr for ai little «h i!
My cbii«l. take what ia given to-day—
A little ht>lp for a lit
I f for «)•*» little wliii
That life ha« left to tue. affection's smile
Could re» t iiixin me; if nty closing days
Could lx-. like narri eveniugs. ail ablaze
n**«»v * if lips 1 love could
W itt hie.
“ ll is so z;ood to be »
I f all that heart n o
Could l«e uiy own, ii
Jimt for ai iittie whi
M r child. take what
A little lo ring for a
—Julia H. May.
Lillian Snell, teacher o f the first
grade in building No. It. public schools
o f Windsor, turned quickly from the
bbuklxxird whereon she had Is-en
drawing n pert wren swinging on a
spray o f clover.
“ Who la crying?" site asked, in a
sweet, firm voice.
“ It Is little Agues f i re gory." volun
teered a dimple.faced boy who sat
Mias gncll crossed the room and bent
over the child.
“ Agues, little sunshine lassie, what
la It? Cau you not tell me all nlxiut
Sols* were A gue«' only reply. Miss
Snell kissed her geutly. then went liack
to her work. When It was finished au*l
the ebildreu all provided with work,
she lifted the sohblug child ami tender
ly car rival her to the teacher's desk.
Here, somewhat removed front the
curious little ones. Lilian set about
Mouthing tier pupil.
Agnes w it» a pretty fair-faced child
o f H. She had sunny blue eyes and her
hair, a gulden chmtuut. curled aland
her fa te and neck. H er clothing was
«■lean, but well worn, ami Lilian no
ticed the gaping hole lu the tiuy shoe«
as well as the thinness o f the fude«l
«Irena. Noticed It with a sympathetic
thrill o f the In-art that throblx»! with
something o f the illvtne spirit o f inoth-
erhnod toward the children In Iter care.
Agnes' story waa s « miu told.
wlduwtal mother bad had no breakfast
fo r her little ones.
“ I don't ear«* so much nlaait myself.
Miss Snell," the child went on artless
ly. “ 'cause I'm mamma's brave girl,
wakes up he w ill la* so hungry, ami lie
U only 1! years old. He do«*« not know
he mtiMtii't «ay.”
A little more questioning ami Lilian
fram ed that some urn* owtal Mrs. lirvg-
ory for sewing, also that she hoped to
have dinner ready when A gu e« came
Lilian looked out Into the driving
storm o f a January foremam. She
know Mrs. Gregory, and her heart
ached fo r the pale young mother
Mias Snell was quick o f thought and
action. Ten minutes later Agu«*« was
In a wunu cloak room feasting lu the
«lalnty lunch Mrs. Snell had prepare«!
fo r her «laughter’s midday meal. The
young teacher ha«l written a note and
a list o f article? o f food ami was at the
door o f the room acroaa the hall.
The teacher, Florence Fox, listened
ayaipaUM*tica]ly to Lilian's story and
to the *ugg«*wtlon that lx-r own 12-year-
old brother Is* railed from the alxth
grade to deliver the note.
“ O f conr*e,"Frt»l can go." she orl«*d.
“ and. Lilian, you say you have w rit
ten to Mr. Uavla the circumstance«« ami
asked him for good weight. I'll st*ud
an order to Coualn Hugh fo r a half
cord o f wood, tell him the story, and
ask him fo r good w rith t."
A faint crimson rtusli stained Lilian's
check, hut she w anuly thankisl her
friend ami hurrletl hack to her work.
Mark Uavla was a stout, gcnlal-fat'ed
man o f 58. He aat In his office, bla
morning's work at Ida book Just fin
Through the open dour he
could see brisk clerks stepping about In
the grocery store from which the office
opened. There waa an odor o f spk-ra,
coffee, fruit and fish In the air.
“ Eight hum!red dollars more profit
this year than laat." the grocer said to
U don't do a man
any good to pile up money when b* has
no one to spend It on."
Hero h i» reverie was cut short by
the entrance o f a clerk w-bu hand«-*!
him an envelope, saying: “ A hoy just
T w o papers dropped from the e n
velope as he loro it ««pen. The first was
a list, including a loaf o f bread, pota-
j toes, crackers, dried beef, and a .few-
other articles. H e glanc«*d over it and
opeoed the other. U waa Lilian's note:
“ Dear Mr. D avis: A little girl in uiy
root Is crying tx-cause she has had no
breakfast. H er name U Ague» Greg
ory. and her mot tier is a p<xir widow
wlm lives on the third door o f No. 4
Hampton mteet. 1'lease send the thing»
ordered at once. I w ill come in a fter
school am! pay fo r them. And. Mr.
Davis, please give good weight. Truly
L IL IA N H X E L L *
Mr. Davis had bee« a frleud o f the
Knell fam ily fo r y«-sir*. and it w a* not
tbe first time that Lilian hail ap|«*aled
to him fo r help in her charitable work.
So that was not the reoJMHi that so
strange a look came into bis honest
“ Agnes Gregory, anil lives on Ham p
ton slro**t." lie murmured. “ It surely
must be M argaret's child. Gooil God!
Margaret ami her child -* wanting
A half hour later Mark Davis was
making his w ay up the stairs to the
floor u|iou which Mrs. Gregory s rooms
were situate«!. His knock at ih<- first
d«x>r was answered by a »c-d-iaceil
“ Mis' Gregory, is it voti air want
in'?" slie asked sharply. “ And it's m>
bad uews you ait* a fter briugin' her. 1
“ I want«*d to deliver some groceries
a fri«-nd has sent her."
The clouded face «-learcd as if by
magic. "H ea ven 's blessin' lie on your
head, then! Mis' Gregory, she's gone
out, but I'v e her key here, and w ill uu-
liM-k the door. Th at’s her by, ami a
sw ate child lie is."
Mark «-agerly looked at tbe pink ami
white face o f tiie boy. He held out a
great golden orange, ami little Ko.vce
sprang fo r it. his ehihiisb'laugb echoing
through the room. Then the grocer
follow ed Mrs. Donovan to the home o f
M argaret Gregory.
It was a bare place, but «-lean am]
neat. Mark sighed as he not «si the
sign» o f abject poverty. W h ile the de
liverym an was bringing up the parcel».
Mrs. Dounvan volubly explained that
Mrs. G regory had gone to try to get
mouey due her.
Irish woman had surmise«! that fortuue
was at low ebb with her ueiglibor.
partly Ixx-ause o f little Koyee's unusual
fretfuluesx. which luul lx-eu qnict.Ml by
a huge slice o f bread and butter.
“ She's worked her proclous fingers
'm oit to the bane," she com-luded. 'Tint
work's scarce, and 1 don't know what's
ev«*r goin' to become o f her and her
The w«xxl soon came. Florence'* half
cord had lieen re-enfor<*c«l by a whole
cord, perhaps I «-cause she ha«l written
her cousin that the mssly w idow was a
protc-ge o f Miss Km-ll's.
A * to Lilian's order fo r gr«s-eri*s«.
Mr. D avis hail a«lde«l to It a wick o f
Hour, a luim. coffee, tea. sugar. n|»ple«.
cookie«, ch«*e*e, cnumsl fruits ami
meats, an«l a big bag o f candy.
Mrs. Iloiiovau went buck to her own
room, and the wagons roiled awny.
Mark hastily built a fire, then sat «lowu
to think itow Is-st to explain the liberty
he had taken.
The bare room faded from his vision
ns he sat there, lu Its place «-am«* an
old country garden overgrow n with
roses ami clematis. It was June, ami
the air was heavy with the scent o f
By his side was a
Ix-autiful girl lu whose curls tht- sun
shine aix-mtxl entangled. H e beat low
er, ami tbe rose-red lips «>f his com-
puuiou m urnium l, “ 1 love you, Mark."
Still low er his head sank until his lips
touch«*«! the ones that had uttered the
A start, and he sat upright, glancing
aroumi lilm. That was tell years ago.
H e was |xx>r then, ami Margaret, beau
tiful M argaret Ilensou, had been the
only daughter o f a w ealthy home. So
their engagement ha«l lx-eu forbidden.
Tlu*y partial, vow ing eternal constancy.
A year later Margaret tx-came the w ife
o f V a n «* Gregory, but it was not until
months nfter that Mark learned o f the
treachery and dcrelt that hn«l been
employ«*«! to urge her to that step.
It was too late flien. There was
mrthlng to do but to endure.
He hail known fo r some time that
M argaret was a widow- and liv«*d in tbe
city. H e kuVw- nothing o f her poverty,
supposing that her means w ere ample.
T o go to her now with a story o f love
had n«*vcr occurred to him. Khe knew
nothing o f what lmd parted them. He
could not blacken the memory o f tin*
man who had lx*en her husband, the
fnther o f h«*r children.
H e sprang to his fe e t There was no
m*«*«l o f an explanation. H e passed out.
pausiug fo r a final word with M ra
“ T e ll Mrs. Gregory the things came
from the teachers at No. 3.”
" T o be .sure, Mr. Davla.” responded
the woman, who had recognised Mark.
“ I ’ll tell her all ’bout It. And inany
tlie blissin's o f all tbe saints rest on
your dear head!”
Mark hurried away, leaving a shin
Ing stiver dollar in H««yce’a hand.
It was only a few minute« a fter his
departure that a thinly clad woman
came tolling wearily up the stairs. It
waa M argaret Gregory, The woman
who owed her waa out o f town. The
needy mother had applied at several
place« fo r work, only to meet with re
fusal. Then she had gone to a »lo re
and begged for credit, but in vain.
Khe had reached the end. There w a «
but one way open. Khe would ask Mr«.
Douavau to give her children their din
ner. When she had rested and con
quered the bitter rebellion In her heart
abe would go out again and apply to
ths city for charity.
O O ITNTY
M argaret Gregory w a « proud
t h r e e d is p u t e d in c h e s
was already fain t fo r the w ant o f fixxL
yet she turned in loti thing from the t a d What They Have to Do with •
L a w y e r 's A d vice.
thought o f a meal obtained in that way.
“ Many foolish eases at-.* brought into
j It wtMild be -worse than «teatli. Inn
i death doe* Dot come at one’s call, and the courts." oluserveil an old lawyer.
“ My advice to uiy clients has always
| there were her babies.
A dry »ob burst from her lips. Khe lx-eu been to ke»*«> out o f the courts. I
p.-t.-xt-d Mrs. Ix.i.avau's d*«>r in silein-e. remember a «-a*e lu which one neigh-
1 She must have a moment to herself tx.r was involved in a distressing <-on-
1 before sbe could ask charity <«f one so trovensy with another. The neighbor
j poor a » h*-r kind neighbor. H urrying who was su«-«l fo r damag«-* had built a
house on a «-orner lot. aud when the
i on. sbe pushed open her ow n door.
A bright fire w as blazing in the cra«-k- house was erected the other neighbor
ed stove. Mrs. Itonavau had prepared dlseoveres! that It had en«-n ate lied upon
potatoes fo r the oven and cut slices about t'.iree inches o f his land. They
ready for fryin g from the barn. Tb e had some words au«l the man who had
o|x*n door o f the W'ood «-loset show*«) a built the h«tus<- hired me to defend him
huge pile, w hile the table was heaped in a suit brought by the other man.
W ell, a fte r iimi-ii trouble. 1 brought
high with food.
K u ra moment she suxxl gazing w ild theta together ami tried to procure a
ly around her. Then she dropped otx srttleiueut out o f court. They ¡irgueil
her kn«*e*. aud with a shower o f tears with ami abuse«l each other and would
•ome to uo agreement. The laud was
relieved her overw rought nerves.
Tne next day's mail brought a letter w««rth •"**! a f.x.t: ! lire«* im-bes there
from M argaret to Mr. Davis.
The fore worth about IH2
"1 told my elieut he had Ixdter set
w riter had gone to Miss Snell to thank
her. Front the young teacher she had tle. No; he was right: he wouldn't. So
learm-d o f .Mark’s i-outux-tion with the the <asc was dragged along in one
court aud then another for over a year.
It wax an earnest, grateful letter, M hen finally my «-lieut had lost the
blotted here aud there with tear stains. rase had <-ost him about twenty times
She aia-ept«*d his generosity: for her the amoiiu: o f money into!veil and
children'* sake she could not refuse nitu-h ineutal worry, caused by hard
charity. She referre«! to the friendship fi-eliug*-. It was Tolstoi's sttiry of the
that had exist«-<l between their l«arects. tw o neighbors wlio had a falling out
but Mark was glad that site was t<x> over nothing all over again. They lived
wom anly a woman to «*veu him at the thereafter on constant enmity, never
relation they had ixice borue to each »peaking to ea h other and heartily de
other. When lx* finished reading the tecting ea«-li other, while their i-hililren
letter his heart was light, fo r he uu- were tvaivil to foster this feeling. One
der»t«xxl that M argaret knew- o f the f«dt that he had been rob!x*d. and the
treachery that ba«l blultisl the sunshine other that it had *-ost him a great deal
o f tnouev to get what was his. It was
out o f his life.
Mark went straight home and tokl as near a feutl a » might well exist in a
his a uni. who w as also his bouseki-eji- «•iviiized city, only instead of the «lag-
er. all a I »out it. Mrs. E verts was kuit- ger thrusts o f a geuuint*. bona title ven
tiug before the «»pen coal tire. Sh«* was detta. there were the more dangerous
a bright-fn<«-il old lady w ith soft white weapons, venomous tongues, which
hair and a s«-rene face
When he had gave urtemm-e constantly to su«*ers.
finished slie lahl down her work and slander and backbiting.
“ Thereafter, each was jealous of the
sat fo r a long time, gazing into the
•lancing flan es.
other's prosperity <tr rejoicixl when ad-
"T lx* only «laughter o f my «>1«1 frien«l. versity sought his rival's family. The
Kelx*e«-a Henson, in w ant «»f f«j«xl." she iuiHx-ent us well ¡is the guilty and ob
said, a note o f pain in her voice. “ Mark, stinate eoutestauts suffered, and it was
you and 1 both have plenty o f money. altogether a detestable piece of l»usi-
There is nx>m in this house, ami in <»ur m ss. So I am ever iu fa vo r of settle
hearts, fo r M argaret a nd li«-r babies. But ment out o f court, just as I believe iu
sbe is proud. Go and ask her to come arbitration to settle the trouble tx--
and sew fo r me. T ell tier 1 am lonely tween nations. One is as essential to
and ask her to lining her little one« to the happiness o f the ilomestle circle as
the other Is to the well-being of the
brighten me up."
Mark lx*nt to kiss the placid face. govern uu»nt.”
"Thank you. Aunt Elsie. 1 sre you un-
W o m a n 's K o p ra n o V o ic e .
A few hours later he
The s»-ientist who discovered in the
knix-k«sl at M argaret's «l<xor. He saw human larynx the anatomii-ul reason
that the years hail changeil her. The
why woman has a soprano voire and
wild rose likxim lia«l f.-id«*«l from her
man a lass one was a woman, Mrs.
clteeks. tears ha«l washetl the joyous
Emma Kt-iler. She was a German, born
light from her blue eyes, yet it was
in Wurzburg. L e ft a widow with two
surely the Margaret that he had lov«*d
children to supjx.rt. sbe resolved to lx*-
that st«xxl tx*f««re him.
i-oute a teai-her o f singing, but sudden
She met him frankly aud with undU-
ly lost her voice. Then she determined
guis«*«l pleasure. H er voice trembled
to find out why: also to discover if pos
when she undertixik to express her
sible the correct method o f singing, so
Mark ma«le light o f the
that others might not lose their voices.
whole affair and insist«xl on talking o f
For this purpose site studied anatomy.
their childhood days. The fruit and
She disse«-ted larynx after larynx and
nuts he brought proved an open ses
six*nt years in her search, trying to
ame to tbe h«*arts o f Agn«*s and Royce,
find fo r on:* thing why women's head
and they w ere soon on the bept o f
on*»s could reach high C while men had
terms with the caller.
no soprano tones. At length her senroli
Margaret w as very grateful fo r the
was rewar«le«l. She discovered under
offer o f work. Slie ht*«itate«l a little
the tnlerosi-ope one day two small,
over accepting Mrs. Everts' kind invi
wedge-sliai**«! cartilages whose action
tation. f«*ariug lest the ehihlreu prove
produces the highest ton«-s o f the hu-.
an aunoyan<-e. But when Mark drew
man voice. She made her discovery
a touching picture o f the loneliness o f
public. It excited great attention
his uunt sh«- gladly con*<*«t«*d to come.
among scientists. H er own brother, a
It was arrangtxl that the carriage come
physician, prais«*«l the treatise in the
foe- the G regory* the follow in g a fte r
highest terms till he found his own sis
ter had written it. Then he dashed it
One morning, tw o months later. Flor-
down, saying In a rage tiiat she would
en«*c Fox tripped across the hall o f No.
lx* lxriter attending to her housework.
3 and eutenxl Miss Snell's room.
Mnie. Seller's portrait, a marble relief,
“ O f course you are going to the wed-
is In possession o f the American Philo
«llug reception Thursday evening." she
sophical Society o f Philadelphia, o f
Ix*gan. “ 1 think It Is such a lovely mar- -
which she was a member. She wrote,
rktge. don't you?"
among other Ixxiks, “ The Voice In Sing
"lu de«d, 1 «lo." Lilian replied w arm
in g" an«l "T h e Voice iu Sjx-uking." She
ly. "Y«*s. 1 am to go In the afternixm
and help with the decorations. The
R e d Ila ta and (»o w n ».
whole house is to be In greeu and white,
suillax, ferns, roses and carnations.
The red hat worn by the cardinal as
Mrs. Everts soys Mr. D a v i« cannot do a badge o f distinction Is not really a
too much fo r his bride, ‘our dear M ar hat at all, but a tight-fitting skull cap
garet.’ the sweet old lady calls her.”
braring a strong resemblance to the
“ And 1 believe It all came about from Turkish fez, but without the s«itiare
your begging him to give her good cut crown and tassel. Red hats were
weight.” Florence cried, merrily. “ He first bestowed upon rardiuals by I»eo
Is obeying your request lu an extrava IV . at the time o f the m«*etlng of the
gant manner. And Lilian, is not that council o f Lyons, lu the year 124.">. No
pretty pearl riug atul the bratifle e x one knows exactly why red was seleet-
pression on cousin Hugh's face the re e«l for a distinctive badge to be worn
sult o f uiy efforts along the saute line by such a dlgnlti«»d a person as a car
o f charitable w ork?”
dinal Is or should lie. unli-ss It is that
T h e lx»ll rang then, and the blushing which has alw ays as«*o«‘iateil the colors
Lilian was spared tbe necessity o f a re«l and purple with kings, queens, em
reply.—Hope Daring, in Womankind.
perors and other royal personaf.es.
Originally a red gown wits as inuth a
A m erica n Sh ip«.
Do you know that but oue steel ship part and parcel o f tbe cardinal's attire
was ev«-r built in America and that she as tbe reil hat, ami this being the case.
was <he last full-rigged ship ever built It la altogether probable that L c . had
the Idea o f letting It be understol that
here, anil that her name Is Dtrigo?
That but tw o steel ships ever flew hen«-eforth bla cardinals should rank
the American flag, and they are the with kings, princes and other poten
Dtrigo and Kenllw«>rtb. tbe latt«*r de tates. In truth, a cardinal should prop,
erly be styled a “ prince o f the church."
That the Clarence 8. Rcment. May A t a great many o f tbe old-time gath
Flin t and TUlie E. Starbuck are the ering« o f royal and ecclesiastical digni
taries the cardinals took precedence
only Iron ships afloat flying our flag?
That the Annie Johnson and Archer o f royalty o f the very bluest bloixl.
nre the only Iron barks having A m eri
can registers and that both o f them
w ere built In England?
That the Jowephlne 1« the only Iron
•chixiner afloat that has the right to
hall from an American port?
That but eleven steamers flying the
American flag trade between America
ami Europe and that they are tbe Ht.
Ixiula. St. Paul. New Y«*rk, Paris. Penn
sylvania. Iudi.-na. Ohio, Illinois, Cone-
tnaugh, Miami and M eltraw an, and
that five o f them w ere built In E ng
That moat all tbe beat steamships In
our merchant marine were built on the
Th at Am erica baa not 3.000 vessels
going to «ea, and that all steamers,
ship*. barka.barkeatlnea. brigs, «choon
era and sea going coal barge« are In
eluded, and that this Includes the At
lantlc. gu lf and Pacific coasts?-—PhUa
deiphia Maritime Journal.
T b e Sky.
T h e different cokira o f the sky are
caused by certain rays o f light being
more or less strongly reflected or ab
sorbed. according to the amount of
moisture contain«*«! In tbe atmosphere.
Such color* do. therefore, portend to
some extent the ktn*l o f weather that
may naturally be expected to follow.
F o r Instance, a reil «unset indicates a
fine «lay to follow , be« a use the air when
dry refracts more red or heat-making
ray«, and as dry air Is not perfectly
transparent, they are again reflect«!
In the horison. A coppery or yellowy
■unset ha» been advocated as a fairly
successful way o f prognosticating: fix
your eye on tbe smallest cloud you ran
see; If It d e c e a s e « and disappear« th«
weather «sill be fo o d ; If It increaso I q
size rain may be looked for.
A cro*« father Is not a pleasant thing
% b a r«, but the effect is wholesome.
and w ill uot be concealed by art
C r o . .» a«1-1 te K id im r .
NTMJl B T K D L V much of the the frown «-atised by superficial
pr.-judi.-e against the use o f the j files should not be entertained by (
cross-aaddle by women arises face for an instant. W e should stfl
to look as pleasant as possible for |
from the Vague and indefinite i.l.a that
sake of others; a corresponding eh
women who thus ride are attired iu
fulucss o f temperament will iueviu,^—
trousers cr "tights" or hideous bloom-
result ami always to the sw eetetfliJ^E
era or some such unfemiuiue dress
our nature. W e cannot afford to
Many express great surprise on first
about with gloomy fa«*es. To d c n ^ K a
sight of a lady rider tastefully and be
comingly «-ost timed In a cross-sa. d e others is not for us; our work i* ^ K ,r r
cheer, to raise up. to comfort, but«
habit, as the appearance presente«! is
shall never do this unless we cuhhi
so different from that anticipated
a pleasant «lt-ineanor and cheerful k
xhvs the Breeders' Gazette. A capital
per. It is a «luty to put care, worryi
illustration came to light at the Kausas
fretfulness behind oue.
City horse show last September. Mrs.
11. I ’. Culi-grove o f Cbl<-Hgo, the in
J ew elry and T rin k e t».
ventor of the Ix-st-Uttlug ‘■roas-saddl«1 I»ie dishes show antique silver mo
habit, won the medal offered at that and china linings.
show for such a costume. An ol.l-tlme
Heeded glass Jugs with silver
saddle-horse man from Missouri mani and cover are used fo r claret.
fested much interest iu the talk about
Crystal marmalade pots, n-stiat
the "new-fangled” style <-f riding tut silver trays, phase the eye.
women, and after Mrs. Colegrove had
Seal rings lor women come iu va.
Ixx-u at the show for a «-oiiple of «lays tie* of bloodstones, jasper, onyx, ««1
he asked her "when she was going to
('lux «date spoons
w ith decora
put on her queer riding clothes." only ,
[Iresileii handles have silver gilt bo.
to l*e amazed by the answer that she j
Among popular sets, in cases, an*'.y
had l>een wearing the costume for two j
child's spoon, knife fork aud naw
days! The habit is so made that when
the rider is dismounted it appears like
A rabbit's foot, mounted in gold,«
an ordinary street dress.
evidently a popular charm with
Greek G a r b f „ r r y c P n c .
Among the suggested rest times for
the wheel woman is the garb o f the
Greek rifles. The uniform is striking
Hand engraved trays with pie
I »orders are in demand, and conn«
The most popular bracelet is tlexit
being in ii"111 chain pattern, with pi
set iu at intervals.
A m e ric a n S u ff r a ? l» t a
and handsome, and when a.lorning a
pretty American girl with the bicycle
habit would undoubtedly attract as
much attention as the most vain coulil
desire. The cff«*ct is to be noted in the
picture showing a girl thus dressed.
Miss Anthony lately paid a visit ^
Frances W illard iu Castile, N. Y.
Anthony is as bright aud active anil
was fifty years ago. She celebratedl
seventy-seventh birthday the miq
day. She is as «■hjqueut as of oM i
is now engaged tqH>n a certain in
taut literary work. Miss Anthonyi
counts for her remarkable health I
the «-are slie takes not to overworki
not to worry. She never reads
writes before speaking, but sa?t*i
her force for the platform .
Rev. Anna Shaw, a stanch
Iiibtxiner and suffragist, has her I
iu Philadelphia. She is one of I
witti«*st speakers that ever lifted
voice for equal suffrage. She was b
on St. Valentine's day fifty yean i
ami is uot ashamed to own to herb
century o f useful life.
To Get Kid o f Moaquitorw
A correspondent w rites that laatj
she was almost compelled to girt t
working in the garden by reasot^
mos«|uitoes. but a happy thoughti
gested itself. Getting some kei
S o m e ie w K e » « i t y H i n t s .
A Chicago woman, who is no less cel oil sbe smeared the feni-es near t
ebrated for her beauty than fo r her she had to weisl and trim her !
spontaneous and to her ildigh t the insects
poses.has Imparte«l a few hints on ac wings and departed, not to rettmf
It appears from the the odor of tin* oil had entirely goial
«•onfesslon of this candid woman that seeonil application riil the g u fid f
grace o f flgure is uo more spontaneous them for the season.
than is. as a usual thing, beauty of
I . a ' e s t in H a n d Kbalcea.
face. She herself has acquired both,
This is fee very latest way tot
and she frankly tells at what cost. T o
acijuire poetry o f movement, she says, hands: T w o persons meet and
go to the theater and study the tx*st hands in the ordinary way. TbeM
actresses. Literally study them. More holding hands, there is a pen
can be learned in oue evening from a pause for a few sreonds, and esdj
graceful woman like Miss Ellen Terry, apparently inspired by a sudd»» i
who has really uo other beauty, than | pulse to make the greeting mon-(
from hours of practicing lx*fore the | dial and less conventional. As I
mirror. The mirror work should come i by an afterthought, the tw o drat:
afterward, when the principles of j other closer and give eac-h o tter'll
graceful motion and pose have been | a hearty s«iueeze.
mastered by observation. The secret
Mrs. Marie C am m ing Remici.
«»f a gixxl walk is even simpler. Find
a poem with a particularly graceful
rhythm ami say a stanza or two over
and over as yon walk.
walk will nee« »sarily develop as the re
sult. A girl who walks with poetry in
her mind and od her lips will show poe
try in her walk. For a beautiful face
the recipe is not so now. though it is
the one that ever holds go«xl. Read
K« mx 1 books. These w ill lead to habits
o f mind which cannot but leave their
imprint on the fare. It is a rule that
has never been known to fail.
The extravagant use of gloves is
probably at its height Just now. for
there must be oue kind for driving, an
other for bicycling, another for shop
ping and still others for calling and
ev.ming wear. Those o f light-weight,
ed buckskin suede w ill be proper for
driving, and gray is the preferred
slia.le. Gloves to accompany any par
ticular costume should thoroughly har
monize. The two-button length is the
thing for driving, bicycling or in games
or sports, and the correct color is either
tan or gray.
(Xew President of the Chicago Wa
Brooklyn W om en O i«c s v t Blf^|
The members o f the Clvltas 1
Brooklyn have set their heart*1
heads against the wanton destl
of birds to gratify the feminine I
for tine hats. T h e Civitas
in its membership 200 young
R e s t le s s C h ild r e n .
and matrons from cultivat«*d
T o keep a restless child quiet In
lyn's most cultivated circles axi j
church an English paper advises, pro
also a long w aiting list of
vide him—or h er-w ith two pineush-
members in sympathy with iu l
The process o f taking all the
Tax on Bachelors and Fp'ntW
Pins out of the full cushion an«l stick
The legislators o f the Argentti*J
Ing them into the empty one Is ” p public intnxluced a law wliick
gladly says, “ an absorbing emplov that every male from the age of I
ment. and one which does not qnh'kfv Nti shall pay a monthly tax till be*
pall. It has the merit, too. o f ' Z ^
rie*. Celibates o f either sex w b «i
Imagine a churchful of out legitimate m otive reject tb*J
children quietly occupied thus.
dress»»» of him or her who ma/1
to her or his hand must pay the*
Can«* Hard Featnre«.
.»to p'asters for the benefit of tb*^
A curious and often saddening story
may be formed from the fa.-es o f ^
women one passes on the street o nP
T » i l s r * « a 1 * Co»ta.
woman purses up her l|ils
The English tailor-made coat I
gathers at the top o f the
while a third w ill wrinkle up her f n £ has a little fullness, which is i
head atul eyebrows until she |,*,ks »h- in small dart seams «»v e re d with I
-U tte ly ugly. The trick is an ^
braiding. Many o f the coats *f*J
•clous one. but It Is none the les« . orately braided, and several 1
trick and a Iwd one. There Is no reason kind« of braid are used on one |
why a woman should look forbiddln*
B prln « Carpet Feral
and had temicrvii Just becanse she is
Many house cleaner* do
tnn.iy.Ml about something, lire reseated
trouble has a way o f writing itself that an old carpet acrubbe«
n»on yellow soap and hot
Wckness, too, baa lu own handwriting. afterward with clean cold
be wonderfully Improved.
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