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EVENING- LBDG1UR PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 19ll.
OFTEN PROVES TO
BE BEST OF WIVES
Ancient Adage That "Flirts
Never Many" Isn't True in
Most Cases Her Experi
From time Imrnphioffal mu-h Censure
fthd criticirm hrvo over bewst tho path
way of that iiof-s1tnjteiher-to-h. -despised
young woman, the t"llrt. Wiit hlnp her
Somewhat lively dopotlmenl fu.d inchna
tlon to daily with her various admirers,
matron? shako their bends. '-,moiy mur
muring the ancient ntlntfc that "I'Mrf
never marry," nhlle flpfn.-'te . I im'
taln .oars, hut pilte rerf 'u npluloi.
hold up their hands In rende'imalne..
Tet In the fact of ail tliK li l a eu
rlous but true fact that th t'lrt m nni '
cnei not only doe" mam, but marries I
quite happilv ami ii -i.iet u . aw'.'
rfnll retains her htise'i.' I - .u'fi etimi m a
fashion quite unfathomable In her fnn.'M ;
For. nffcr nil. the s ' , , .-" the prnb- j
tern Is not far to see!. !'. i"ot ftirlaif
tbls mneh-erltielseil yo 1 . I i.h 'i- c,i tied
her enerietico of tilt ,n .1 I'u wit).,
mid onrp married, she - i "t i- ,irly so ;
Hnhlo to fait Into the n ii'lmom.il till- j
take" "f hnr primmer '-i.r, iimse er I
inrs of ludcnient which -. '.In ' and im- j
tntp the nvwaBP huibaild. U. r 1 nowlcdge j
of the mere main has mu.:ht l-er t" steer j
rlear at theo vpry pinpricks w ilt drive i
lovo nut of the Window and lite Imsbrttid
out of the house. If she lar hei htii!
bstnd's foottep she Involuntarily glance!"
In the nearest mirror to pp thnt she Is
looking her a pry heft, then gleets t im
with us merry and commit 'sh n smile
ns in tlie old day. when he a ux lowly
courtml her among a crowd of other
aspirants, and the neighbor consequently
termed her "that flirtatious girl."
Althiuqh now mnrrld. the thought of
rpppftrlne before her hubnnd untidy or
dowdy or In any Way unattractive (Ills
her with averton. For before lttBtTiasfe
i'u real I v learti"d tho v.-iUte of attraetlvo
!'"?. not merely thai .e!itla1 attractive
r"s In outward apparum" .'nit, in addi
tion, the I'lntrin of an nurn t'v and in
At an "at homo" the at'io- I ,i y 1 over
hoard the toHowii'ir ounvo'ail ui hetween
two married w.inten. V "i ' omur .ttnl
pretty hut dlfferlm? In i',.' :tt( t th.it he
tore marrinvo one had .. , invariably
ileriounoed as "very j'u n t t.t'i!." while
ho other had been ti.dd mi a.-t a.model of
Klrlish propriety. "My d.-.tr." wallel the
tit.-1. 1 stt' "I SL'tre '!y i vt 5.v il..orife
now, and we've only been tiMtrf. .1 i ; , . r.
Piw!n"- all day. and iv -, n -'ht --
f: to the e!jl to K 'SSlp lt'l hi- '.iff',l
men frlenU. I ean't K.'i hln' ', '
home :;t ill!. How do y.m ma- !-. i.j
Ix-pp yntir husband with yon o pi h"
"Beoau?? 1 try to mnk. . " in . -Attractive
In every posgilde way than t'-e
' luh, and myself more ;'-t:-.ftiv i n-i
than any .ine else," r'P'ld th tii.ier
faily. "and 1 don't (.isidvr :.! nteh
f i lends 'tuirrlil': the.. ' d o
t.n?iit tlioy wish atid nvike all ov,- the
"Hiit. my dear. h. drad"il f - von."
cried the "model" '--'! "Th'.uk ..':' tl-..
carpets and th) c,-.-tt. ah n d t!'"
,,"nh- bother the nttie-j ,,'id tip t l'dc
" '. fnj'-n'Mhaii.l if" hari" , ' a. t . 'e;ilv.
' 'le siivs hi is proud t 1 av h'- : : ,N
il-oi In anJ meet me, jih 1 j, , , ,(,i
the!" talk. He hay In. the h, -t com
panion b 'hi.,, nnU : n: ,ii, him t , k-.-p
on thlt '.in that."
"V.xt t hare men' ta" ,:;,) pniit t a'.i
oll'. and ol! that nit : tli.i-," .-..id the
"Ton must make th-. . Tott a.-!, v."
faid tho happily miu :.! -..i. " "it di.'t
you sometimes just :': : u:th vitur li ,
band a llttl."
"But, my dear," n ,:'.ed the "Modi'."
6lrl, "T have never tli.- 1 i i mv hfo, and
you uovt the advanta- if ;;.. don't
Jrtiow -nw to set about it:'
1 - "
iiMlimiBHWWIWIIWIIIillWPWW'WI mil tmmmimm
J" ' -nmni i i mini ml
We have had the vnnlly ca.-'p that looks
like a little Itnnk, thoeo that resemble
dlmiliutive siiitv;tf' and any lUimher thai
mlisht ''e mistaken for Jewel cafes.
iw ftu'iiijt of the same toy ntf being
drvlxed n make thenl slip littilT tpileklv
aer.ws the eitiHttrr, HOW Hint pillntlllK tllnl
pottiliilnu Ill public have no huiRer the
i hat m of novelty.
Th.'te l one that closely t-psemlitcs ti
portfolio, of the kind used by lawyers
for li no I taf r.
Another that look- like Ihc unjt that
tllad-t.ine made famous ftlitl others of
tiicmu and even autre shape tilid ilosltfrt.
PRINCESS MARY OF ENGLAND
ARDENT DEVOTEE OF SPORTS
HOPEFUL HEART BEARS
IMPRINT OF BEAUTY
Lovelier and More Desirable Than
First Freshness of Youth,
The tiiK-t aeatttv I- but :i r':'n t'-m uC
the soul wlthm, uu the tn-d l.i of
rrati- an old woman ork-- mi i , hnm
li tieti)tenan.; .f tnniiv it i.imt'y ; ,.
Hon. .? pt luted a di .;-! n ,d n,.if f'.vnal
b.auty man the . v !.r :ii,r'..s ,(
youth. Foi stien hive .i..-d a,..' .- ten
have leirnt-d t.. h. . l'i - 'n. .-l
li.'. .ii the hapj - .-.sit. hi ' ! mv
ft" les but tipj -u-en, ,- ,, , ir,-,.,f!-vi."'it.
But the o! ! , k w,' t'i.,.
.ii'i..ned rknis, have '-ir'n.-l if ,.
Mil .! II t ! Itf t9 tlfir.d. ,"',, ,
M.ii-i t i in lh- Kfl'her' h ' " i .,
'; i - i . i . n '.! till" l'j, ' f.T r t
' iv t'. irini f tlu.t . ..,11,'
- ,. o-.. ". ,- ! cpo, nor If i. . i L r
Daughter of Kiup Geolge Able Ten
uis l?inyer nud Horscwonmn.
1"nt only daughter of Klnif Oeot-tfC 1lte
J'lfHt S a jouiisj and ihnrmln (Jirl who
"ai'ly has learned the duties of her htitlt
i o'Hloti. For, next only to her mother,
- "- is thp jtrctttrrt lady In the land of
K inland, lid holds the nohhst rank.
v th no jdster to sharve her lessons or
puts-uiis, the young Trlncess jtrently up
proeiates the society Of her five brotlicrs,
and Is bplovrd of ull-ffom the rulet Htnl
r-'ervt'd Ttlpco of Wales tc that lire
presslble nlne-pRr-old. the mlehlovouj
Prince .lulin. for Prlncets Mary loves nth
leiie sports, and until lately has always
shared In sll her brothers' rajnes. In te
tuni, she has invariably been the recip
ient of their confidences nnd affection.
A certain royal dlpnlty surprising In
go young a girl clings to the youthful
Princess. She has Inherited the true
Queenly manner, and once some years ago
the Trine of Wales was heard to say
that "Mary was welcome to do all the
State business, and leave him out of It,
as she liked it and he didn't."
f.nst year at the great tennis tourna
ment nt Wimbledon, when America tri
umphed in the winning of the Pavls cup
n"rt wrested the prize from England,
rrlneess Mary arrived, youmt and beau
tiful In her simple white lrock and pink
hut Her appearance was greeted by the
applause of thousands, and a sea of ooera
ginsses was leveled upon her. Hut, al
though the color rose In her soft young
cheeks, her air of ipdet self-possession
never for a moment wavered. Her easer
mux; followed the lightning strokes of
the victorious McLouffhllii. and o tn
urevfM was she In the game that when
a wait- r came bearing a tray for her to
take afternoon tea she waved it hastily
aldi. The I'uvls cup was hroueht for
h. r to see. nnd when the great match
w.-im over she rose and walked on the
1 n't! t.. the waiting motorcar with all the
li-rmty of grown-up royalty.
Tho Princess Is a clever needle woman,
a might bo expected of the daughter of
!! indefatigable Knglish QUecu. But
, heiher she possesses ft love for It or not
s very doubtful, although she sews ex
t nslvelv for the poor. A( an exhibition
: work done for tho Needlework Guild
omw one said to the Quen. "What a
beautiful piece of work l'rlnr;ss Mary
'.as done." The Queen replied, "1 um
Iraki it litis cost some tears."
i'hi.' Princess is a splendid horsewoman,
and has a preat ambition to be allowed
t i dilve ,-uj automobile. Mounted on a
ut'Je chestnut cob, she rode to hounds
fi.',t at the age of 11. antf since then .she
i"4- been an ardent devotee the sport,
entire many a gallop In Windsor For
et or around Sandrlnghom. As tt tennis
pli-er. the Princess is most enthusiastic,
;nd the King and she have many a hard-fous-ht
bnt'lo on the courts.
I'eukimr nnd all branches of domestic
Fflenee are old familiar grouint to her,
. ml .-! N a most successful amateur
The v omig Princess is very much at
tached to the baby of tho family, that
nauahty, lovable little boy, I'rtmv John,
o whom many amusing talps are told.
'"Hie day. whi.ii he was quite a little fel
low, the (jueen was entertaining a ecle
br'ite, i,dv to afternoon tea. and the Ht
t:e Ptnue Was brought in to see her. The
nidi... iiidy i-tooped to kit-s the ehild, and
was enewhtt surprised and dlseoncerted
vhen "e smartly smacked her face with
the remark, "i um a hoy and I don't kiss
"The Prtneess has .'ust been etnaiii'lpatert
fn'Ti schoolroom routine, but .-t!!l con
tinues "peelal studies.
WHY SURNAMES ARE USED
Communities Baptised "Jol- .
'Mary" and IWbtinction M;u
A p. 'a t of i.'liitlaT n.it
fllllH ' f Xl'iptUrfS .He 1 C'el
3o j I at mp 4t t ' i, i. nk ,,
!'.! r.M , ..j, ,r t ti rtn a
Xio-es, P'm'id, ) ' !ai--'
J1 i al'.fii. f- ,ae . i,i i t . i if
" 'til thf - litl'K. , ! -. !
sad i'attew, t - I j,
I" - i' .-i the1. , rn
t .t t
.1 H ...' i
1 i .e . et, . ,i , j ,
P1i nh, QH IIU ' ' l e
ti..u iie'i "I- ill .
patron rntes. hi ,! , r.
pieveti'-or Tl ; tu,if ,
.'lotia-n sent oui i.
to b.ip' : whole vj '.( -,t
save t me invested t t' men with tne
raire of .I. Ii or some . i . i .--j-nt, tnd tn
itwi en iisuallv Sarv o; Muti.a. To i)U
iitigirsb the .Tohns ome i.i lit .ma! a-ne
ltke S'"rt or Strong or While rr lila. k
a gpen him b tb nenjlitrirs. and so
t hnstlKii name and BitrniunM wra
A LOST TRTJJJK OAHPAIOH
Tiuty Impels mn tn icinma many
t'laukless tasks, but the Imagination
nncelve of none roor dbiuhis than thai
undertaken by th ugtnt whom the
Amen.-an fltuen.' Iistrt-ss Cumniltu in
Tnd"n h.u .ominlssloiwd to lueate and
reeovci- the JO.'JOt) or so trunks, valises
nud uii' aseu alau4onc4 by tuurwta
fleelne Horn Uetiuatn.
Tho man bo l'Hft ai-eotnplish thla hr
rulean la oi. even in part, will ttiiay a
grnl is to which tb Kiand army of
Amcrlean 'bassgase siu.iaUers" should
pay caieful tribute, feuch a 1114a might
rven show hlnuK-if capable at K4U) UU
own trunk from the liraud fVitrai ata
tion on the mumtiu; after laker iy
Making; e, Mtam
From in cimNiua ftaui Ueulsr.
I uiulei stand IkBwwth'. My U
making a name for himst'U."
"t'Urcnee .-Vut-.j-i - "
' Uo had to-
BARS LOVEMAKING FROM
Head of Minnesota Hospital Puts Be.
striction on Patients.
."T. TWT,, Minn., Sept. H,-!r. O. -V.
B'ai'h, superintendent of the Ptate Sana
HiiOm f"r I'onsumptivps at Walker, has
b(ried M6 making among the patientu,
"T.ov! in idlettess," said Dr. Beach,
" a mnninn form of misehlef In
i.i i,i'fi"mm life, and it is a common nb
-nation ttwt pjtients who jombitie fltr
t ' n with their tteatnient have a puor
., 10 ii'ML't. Moreover, '.umbands
.; .it want to send their wivet nor wives
", rr) ' husband!- to a sanatorium
1 -t Is ran .11 the order of a summer
' t. :. Tier i.innat be blamed, either'
i nif! 'eis asked in the Im Knot.
' - m r.t p- paper published at the
. 1 ,.! in-tu nif.it for the benefit of the
: ' nt:-. "V.hi do ynu not wMh llien
i n.,fn 1. take walk and visit to
- " i' "ttatniy would mahe life
'-en '!i. ier, and I would like to- know
a it oid po-.thly tnterfiw with the
1 ' .
!, ansffi vast "Vou arc here hcaus
a- ! ive t enulosls, Yot hare c-oniw
t-i t'e siratorlum for ono reason onlv
t'. ,t htt.t! Ir possihU to recover, Any
iidi tu hhi'Jfrs this end should h
tiviaded. When her is no obstaeio to
the mllriK of irn n and women, at least
sotra will fiirt and a few will fall In love,
"tovmakiM7 ami flirtation 4ro me
estarllv attended with a thousand emo
tions., stixlettes and eacitements, both
pleasant end i alnf ul. Mv In idleness
I a very common form of mischief in
sanatorium life. On account of the (
rltfineut it arouse It interferes serious
ly with rfs.t treatment, and it la apt
to divert one from conscientiously fel
lowin ant autn-tnoeulatlon.
"Th parents, husbands an4 wi-s -who
remain at honta have made Facriflces to
send the siek onea to the sanatorium.
Tho young peooto are hare to get well,
ntit to become Interestad In chance sc
e.ulnt:ttJ'vi about whom they know little
'ilsnlAl opia who aro forced to ha
Wy front their part sera aneubj eat
hka eetuti alonjt without aasoctatlna
ith thosa pt Vha opwaJta e5 during
Freia (ha I'mshurgU Cbim:lcl-'rljtupli.
Iat had eoue faack hom. to iUwl
and was Wiling about N'vw Vwk.
"ttavw jou umh tU buiUiings n
America a th- eay, twr intktai tho
parish pi lest.
"T4II biiibliugK. ,. ,ii,k. .'-ur'.'' replied
Pat "h'riltb so. (lie I ,.r me I worked
en we h'.i to 1,, m. ,. u at'ach to lei
( --V xuki. a;, '
DOG IDENTIFIED HER
Follows Dead Mistress tq Hospital
and Returns Home.
A little eurly haired dos, by his grlefi
led to the Identification of a Cleveland
woman, who died In on ambulance en
rente to a hospital after she had col-lupi-ed
troui heart disease in a restaurant.
He ul ac-'ompatiled her and waa alt
ting expectantly beside her chatr when
nhk- tell tioiu it, dying. 4uiipij;a up, he
tried tu lick her himds. Then the animal
endeavored to follow the amtuilmice, but
was distanced and turned back, whimper
ing. A policeman followed tho dos to Tietor
avenue aul lound the home of the woman
ho tiad died, who Inter was identified
solety through the faithfulness .if her doe.
OPPOSE TAX ON LIQUOR
Methodist Temperance Society in
Asking them to unite in vigorous opposi
tion, to any offer to tnureiwe tho Federal
tax on lt'pioi's, a call has been esnt to
IT.iuO rai-lora of Methodist rhurohos In
tho I'nlted titates from the seuretary of
U.e Temperauco Society of the Methodist
"Any extension of this inkiuitoua par
tietpation tu the prollts of a vicious and
inherently crlmuiud trade will i.e fuusht
to the last ditch bv every church mem
ber who realizea Its eiujmrfijl patijre."
siid (.'Isrenee True Williams, general tec
re tary, "tloubllnfcf of the Federal ta on
H(uor will quadruple the Uililculiin pow
faemg the Ilohkon-Kln-ppord prohibition
Ptooi liM.r)bod's Waeailn.
A iiakttial touring car had attracted
tb attention uf a visitor to ftostun nnd
he askeil Ida friend:
"Whu is the roan seated In tht large
The FSostonuin glanced in the direction
nidn.ited and replied:
1 ' TI. Ji 11 the poet laments of a well-
kuovu bli'-Oi; favlvr. '
P01INT Ol-1 VIEW OE
.V LITTLE CASH-GIRL
'Jiito Interviews on tlic Struggle"
To cot at the mind niul henrt of the
wotker, to penetrate thn veil and fathont
h. r menial iitlllttdr toward life ami tho
great sttuugto for llfo Is no easy task.
Vet the little m-yent'-oM eaeh-glri talked
teadilv and well.
"1 have always been a worker, and 1
like it." said she to 1116 In her cheerful
v.ay, "for mother used to go out washing
and when 1 came lit from school, I had
to honse-clenn, and cook, and mind my
little brother nnd the bnuy. Then, while
I amis at school. 1 worked all Saturdays
1 In a stoic as "warn" girt. The hours
wcii? sometimes a Utile long 0 in the
tnorn.mj till 12 nt night but then tho pay
I was splendid for n ulilkl, for 1 got ei cents.
"And.'' wiili a Intimity reminiscent look,
' "if 1 got home earlier, why. mother some-
! limes' let me hnvp rt nickel to go to tho
' movies with I"
"Itut didn't yoti wiint to play on eattir
dn.vs like other little girls'.'" f asked
1 " hy yes: nut I Just had to forget
i about that and it was great to bring that
I ' 1 cuts to mother. It helped her so. But
all that ended throe years ago, when 1
l.-tl school I've been a rral store-girl
ever since. And now I'm making $1 a
week. I feel so independent, although,
Of course. I give it all to mother. It's
all we have to live uti, ou see."
"And Isn't It rather flue of you to 'give
it all to mother'?"
"1 look on It this way," said the little
cash-girl earnestly, "mother used to work
so hard for me, that now It's just my turn
to work for her! And that's only fair
play. ou know. Those years of bending
ove't the wash-tub havn given her rheu
matism, and now she c.iimot work hard
any more. Mother used to be so young
and pretty, but now she looks sort of old
and tired. 1 want so much to take that
tired look away, to let her rest tip a bit."
"And don't you want the gaieties that
alrls of your age so often have?" I could
not refrain from Inquiring.
The little cash-girt smiled nnd her
stnile held no regrets, no bitterness, only
the sheer optimism and the wonderful
courage of youth. "1 have no time for
many gaieties," she said earnestly, "but
I am very happy nil the same. You 1
see, I work till hulf-past live and four
evenings a week t go to night school.
The other nights I study ut home, und
sew for my little, brothers. And Sunday
evenings I am free to read and enjoy
"And do you ever wonder just ulier''
it Is all leading to. little girl?" I asket.
"Do you ever think of the days and
jonrs of work that lie ahead and feel
a little frightened of It nil?"
"I look on It this way," said the little
cash-girl earn'atly. "When you tliug
your heart and soul into any job, it be
comes Interesting. And If you aim to pet
on and on, and tip and up. why you don't
seem to mind the long hours and the;
difficulties. The time Hies so quick when
you are busy that ou cannot stop - to
wonder if you aie happy or not. And
as for the years ahead. I take a day at
a time, and thnt Is enough for me. But
I'm nt afridd of the years, because I'm
determined they will bring a blgner sal
ary with them."
"But the disappointments?" I said
"They havo a good side, too," said the
little philosopher eagerly. "Voti know,
this year 1 planned to go for just one
week to Atlantic City I've never sc:n
the sea, and I've always longed to go.
Well, everything mi' arranged, and I
was counting tho days, when suddenly
I wo moved Into a new department and
told that I could get no vacation this
year at nil! I was so disappointed, for
X had been saving foi siv years to go.
Rut then this new department in the
store paid tne more."
"So you think every cloud has its sil
ver lining, is that it?"
She nodded her heud -agely. "And 1
know that happiness euium from Inside,
and we can really make it all ourselves,"
she answered. "And t think a trlrl who
arris her own salary and can help at
home with It has such n tine chance to
be happy. Because she is so necessary,
so needed. And nmons the poor there
Is more love than among the rich!"
"And so you look forward cheerfully
to ix long life of work all tho time?" I
"t think tho worker are the happiest "
said the httle cash-girl eagerly. "There
a p ople v. ho lift, and people who lean.
But the people who lift ure the ones
that really count, don't you think so?"
"Indeed I do, little philosopher," said
I, "And carry that theory with you to
all prosperity and happiness!"
ELLEN ADAIR GETS
HER FIRST PEEP AT
REAL LONDON LIFE
On Way to America After
Her Mother's Death, Sad
English Girl Is Amazed by
t think the eomiitoii places ef a coin
men life are mora foiimtilte ituut nny
fiction. Hut no trumpet liernhla the tell
lug of a common tale, no glaring foot
lights Illumine the vital happiness of
life. IVr the human sotit shrlnka front tho
limelight, niul even to ItSeli' Wilt scarce
admit us inmost fleerets. And yet this
story of tny life will show the Very heart
A week after mother's death. lh kind
ly little lawyer- who was negotiating af
fairs for tne, Imd obtained my passage
lo America, nmt accompanied me tin to
tendon to complete the filial winding up
of business matters. Willi a sad heart,
t hade a long farewell to the humble
folks In the little Knglish village, nnd
to the rottago on the dear Stisscc Downs!
In two hours' time we were in London.
and on the morrow I una lo sail for
America. It had till been arrnnged tai
swiftly, so suddenly, but In that crowded
week I was glad thut I had to work so
1iard-gl.nl that 1 had had but little
breathing space for thought niul remem
brance' The hurry and the bustle dulled
the hist sharp pain of my loss, nnd took
the first keen stlug of bitterness away.
TNVlTnD TO D1UV13. '
"f-inir rente. Miss Adair," said the
tittle old lawyer fip-slly. um together wr
stood at tho edgo of the pavement at I
Oxtoid circus, that great corner, where
in a roar and a very whirlpool of tralllc
the great Regent stieet nnd Oxford street
unitt;; "Come, come; you must be hungry.
Since our business Is concluded I wish
to take yott to dine," nnd he beamed
affably upon me.
Rut above tho roar of the truffle his
thin and reedy voice quavered uneertnln
1, and tny thoughts were with the crowds
tiround, I Stared tratisll.sed and ftts
einiittil, a writable country" cousin. A
ymiiiT. tall, helmetcd policeman stood
alone nnt'dst that seething mob, and with
one uplifted hand kept back 11 hundnd
Hying taxis, wagons nnd niotorbitsca.
Alone he stood there ns with the divine
right of kings; for rich and poor,
coiotietcil carriage and careering lorry
obeyed his lightest hlgn. And then at
lat the uplifted hand wns lowered, nnd
the tralllc, llko some wild cngcil thing
that can ill brook rctralnt, leapt forward
with a great, dull roarjnguln.
"Kllen dair." suld the little lawyer
testily. "I am not young, and I never
was patient. Wo havo stood Iter for ten
minutes exactly. Jteliiml us are the win
dows of .lay's establishment. Just cram
med with lints, and gowns, and women'a
fal-de-rals. And if you will turn around
nnd gaao right there I can excuse you
being u woman nnd necessarily foolish!
But wo cannot continue right here, guz
lug In space and obstructing tho King's
1 could not but snillc, nnd come to earth
again. "Across that awful street we must
go," sold the little niHii, "If we nrc to get
to Piecnclillv tcnlght by Tube or 'bus or
taxi or any way at nil. And to trust my
life to the whims of that lanky Irish
boy in the policeman's uniform Is a poor
legal proposition! Hut ived must." and
seizing my nrm ho plunged us i-eeklessly
into the tralllc. Whai might have hap
pened T do not know, but 1 cast one de
spairing glance on the young policeman,
and gallantly lie responded to the oc
casion. At n wnvo of hli hand, the tralllc
halted to let us cross.
AMAZED AT CP.OWDS.
AVo reached the entrance to the Oxford
street tube, and paused once more. It
was 8 o'clock on a tine July evening, und
tho tall-hatted, frock-coated London busi
ness men were hurrylngto their trains.
The passages to the Underground, these
strange subterranean passages which
wind Tnr below tho London streets, were
full of hurrying men to me they seemed
liko so many frightened rabbits scurrying
In their warren.
"It would ho 11 pity to go d.iun theto
thl gloilous summer evening:" said 1,
"even for a short time, it Is only 6
o'clock, and wo have atill mote than three
hours of daylight. 1 would love to ride
on a London motorhus!"
The little Iiiwjer waved a frantic eane
to tho Ili-Ht of tt lung line of great iliug
inotorbusos, which, like huge Jugger
naut, wero careering down Itegen't
street. The red-faced driver wheeled
sharply Into the pavement, and without
even stopping tho vehicle, the conductor
at the rear leaned out and naked us both
til. while, tlioy were still moving. I
thought It amusing, but my companion-m-uiins
waa moio 'at arms' tlmn evei.
"Preposterous behavior!" he storm, d
aloud, "I have never yet known a London
motorbus to really stop for man or
beu.st! One is literally picked up by the
scruff of tho neck, heaved in, mid later
on gently deposited in the same manner
upon tho pavement, while the 'bus keeps
up tho theory of perpetual motion. I
shall report this to tho Loudon County
Council, just see If I don't, sir!"
Wo scrambled on top, clingun: tlyhtly
to tho ralllim of tho narrow winding
staircase. Uut once aloft the view
glorious and the naco exhllarulla-r. r,,i
we went oa fast as any taxi u private
cor, we darted in and out of tinv p.o -In
the traffic with eel-like emi.y; ,
wheeled ahead of many a Mould r r
with heir-raising rapidity. The roof .
packed with people, and proj. cl -o 1,1
out over the maiu body of the lna , n -cle-and
we dodged and twisted
nud out. curvetting and wherhiii ...n
in the crowd. I felt that we wer' o -prrutely
top-heavy, mid must en tin "
overturn. Uut nothinj of the s-.u t . ,
eurred, and we turned sharply into pi. -cud
Around the sreat fountain in the rent.,
Of the circus wero bright aphi.-l ei
crimson, gold, pink and ludlutrope i 1
the old curious custom frtlll obtain- . 1
tho old market women from Cn at '..i
den or the ountiy still -lt peiiniuiiy
knitting and gossiping around 'i" t"ii -tain,
their big baskets of IUiwcm In fr.mt
of them, their scarlet and yellow Miuu
around them, nud the ilonsr.tc iridic in
tho untvorsa swirllnt at their f..:i in..
would think that tt nervOUs breuk-down
must inevitably roault but what care
tlioy for fashionable fum-iee. "loses,
awoet roges!" they ciy, between the In
tervals of gojsip. "Lovely roses, only ux
pence the bunch! A roo for tit pretty
lydy, S11? Hod bless yon. Sir!'
Tonight, when I think f these juerr
obt-fushluned lonuoii uouvr-u onion, a
honusick longing comes over ni'; for just
one gllmpeo of Cut; laud.
LIMIT OP HIS EXTRAVAGAJJQS
A ljiudon actor, unowned fur his
jtinslness. ptaed two web In Jmblin
tcseiitly. at an extraordinarily high "sal
ary. With two otlisr actors I worn eutaiiuiit
Ing upon the unusual thjure ha received.
W were about u tub! iu a, eat, cm
evening alter the play.
"Woll." murmur! one of my compan
ions, "I wonder what Blank stul In
"The fortnight ' returned the ..n.ei
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CHILD'S SCHOOL FROCK OF SCOTCH PLAID
1 , BEFORE THE SANDMAN COMES
MANY years ago, when this world
was all a fairyland, the (lower
fairies worked very hart! all tlie sum
There were so many, many tltiuiis
for them to do buds to open and pet
als to paint; stamens to powder and
seeds to make.
"I really do declare," exclaimed
Fairy Moss one day, "that there is no
end of our work!"
"Thank goodness, you're right,"
said Fairy Silver heartily.
"Of course, I am right." responded
Fairy Moss tartly, "1 always am; hut
why thank goodness about it:"
"Ilccause a world without work is
the very stupidest place one can pos
sibly imagine that's why!" And
Fairy Silver laughed so heartily at
the wry face Fairy Moss made that
what do you suppose? Fairy Moss
actually commenced to laugh, too! He
laughed and laughed at Fairy Silver's
laughter till the wry look went off
his face and he seemed really happy!
"Very well then,' he said finally,
"let's say work is all right then I
must be all wrong, for I don't like it!"
Fairy Silver looked him over care
fully. "It has been a hot day," he ad
milted, "and you have worked hard
I know; I believe yott need a nap."
"A nap!" exclaimed Fairy Moss in
"A nap," replied Fairy Silver firmly,
"and you are going to have it right
He led Fairy Moss over into a nice
shady cornetvunder some broad leaves,
tucked him up snugly and left him to
"There! I guess that will make him
feel better." he decided and he went
on about his own work as cheerfully
and happily as always.
Fairy Moss really was tired. And
he slept ami slept and slept till the
day was done till the sun bad set and
tlH stars had come mil in the sky.
Then he stirred and twisted and
He could hardly believe his eves!
"Stars! Arc the stars out already?"
he exclaimed. "And has the sun sot
without my seeing it?" He was just
about to feel very bad about all lie
had missed when he noticed how
rested and refreshed he felt. "Xcver
mind what 1 have missed; I feel much
better and tomorrow 1 can see the
I5ut when tomorrow came he
was sleepy and cross as ever. "
really will have to take another nap,
but I don't need lo sleep o long.
Maybe Fairy Silver can tell me how
o wake up sooner."
Fairy Silver thought a minute and
(hen said. "That's easy; ask this bush,
under which you sleep, to call you
when the sun begins to set."
Su Fairy Moss went to sleep. And
promptly at ), when the sun began
to drop down iu the sky, a Joen
trumpets of red and vellow and white
appeared all over the bush. Thcv
blew and blew until Fairy Moss
woke up and saw the sunset.
And ever since that day the "Four
oLlocks" blow their gay trumpets
and wake the napping fairies in liiiiu
to see the sun set.
TomorrowThe Cardinal's Jlrcakfast.
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fau ""s. Vffir-T )
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7 xn-tP .-.- nter-n i
nH, WHBRB Is the rud uf the
That 1 tee all over lite ky,
I'm going tu run aut find it
As sotm a lbs grass is dty.
Hut where is the tanutiia, raiubtiw ?
It was mean uf it out tu May;
Just wliwi I ai. going tu tuueb it,
It st8rtc4 to run away.
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OF SCOTCH PLAIDS
ALWAYS IN STYLE
The Gordon and MacDon
ald, in Dark Blues and
Greens, Are Especially
Suitable for School.
Scotch plaids are never altogether out
of style, nt least where children',) frocks
are concerned, hut their vogtto ebbs and
wanes from year to year, with an oc
casional season of iluod tide.
Of tho many tartan, tho Uorilon and
tho MaoDomild, In dark blues and gieeus
enlivened with a yellow stripe, aro cope
chilly suitable for school wear.
Tlioy are ervlrcablo and Minart, two
Important factors not always easy to
The frock shown hero 1ms tho kilted
skirt that I.i both pretty and sensible.
tt In tho conventional skirt, where plsild
Is used, hut tho dtetw shows originality
III tho bins use of iho plaid for tho walr-t.
It la cut slightly long us to ahoulilr.a
and decidedly long nn lo thti waist Hue.
Tho alcoves are et In and cut short
enough for a bias eulf.
The dross Is finished with a little em
hroldcrcil culhu', ami a fottr-ln-hnml nedc.
tie nf Velvet fulls almost to tho xush,
which Is also of Velvet.
The sash emerges from the sldrn r lh
waist which hip over It, biisriie fashion,
A buckle holds It in position nnd yivc
a final touch lo the costume.
It Is just such touches on n slniiii
dross that gives It style nud distlur'tldii.
Jt Is heie that ono dressmaker slnmi
nor superiority to another and the differ,
ence is marked between tho professional
and the amateur.
tt explains why a model Is somctlnieo
copied with such disastrous result".
it Is copied all but some detail which
Is not considered Important, or something
Is substituted for trimming or ornament
thnt by no means lakes tho place of the
Children's fashions vary, but the fimk
that Is simple In Iu intteh better taM
than one that Is elaborate or ov.r
trimmed. t'hlldicn like to be dressed ns their
playmates are dressed Mint is their fash
The shortness of the skirt, the lcnsth
of tho waist are often the only spiclat
characteristic.! of a season.
Of course, the position of the bell or
sash depend on tho Icimth of the wal.-t,
and one year tho sash Im Iu favor nt tho
expense of the belt and another the belt
Is more conspicuous.
Ilut just n little careful study of n frw
good models ninl.es It n simple matter to
keep to Iho set standards.
Above all, thn frock must be sultnl to
the ng ,A f-nv years difference ilthrr
way and the. most perfect creatlen would
look nuythlmr but stylish If It weie warn
by a child either loo old or too yoitii;.
USEFUL LAUNDRY OUTFIT
FOR BACHELOR GIRL
Necessary Articles May Be Purchased
With Little Outlay.
Tho bachelor gill who li.eKs nllli the
eyes of deslie on tin- lingerie I. louse and
turns nwuy to purchure .-"in. thing plain
ami practical, should impure n tiu.udry
otltllt of her owh.
A little practice, and she would lii.d
herself, like Trilby, unite fascinated by
the laundress' art and able to rival tho
skill of the professional bktcliis-ese da
To make It an artistic achievement in
stead of mi unpleasant tn.d; one mti-t
have the right phuraphcrniilia.
There Is a littlo washboard that fit-
in n bas'li and hems the rather Irivoloui
name of "Daisy" that costs only in cent.
A small c'idh.T-riicI; that fold- and
takes up very littlo closet room nivalis an
outlay of fifty cents.
And then there is a hoard, neither veiv
broad nor long, something that .an ho
used on a trunk, or placid betwe. n l wo
eliu'.i"' while one Irons from a thud "5
cents will buy un
There ale electric Irons and til"'i"l
lions and humdrum ever, due i s for
tlie alcohol or gas stove.
Lingerie blouses that Would come Im "i
tattr'cd and torn lii-ni the nnl'n"
lauiidrcst can he worn for maii m
before t' c -how .Ml) sians of line
Don't wonder how to vary the
family menu. Serve oysters.
They are delicious, nourishing
and economical food and may
be prepared in a hundred differ
We have every kind of fresh and
salt waiter oysters in season.
Deliveries to all parts of the
city. All sea foods always on
iSi'tv Ff'uUujR in a M'vek '
John E. Fitzgerald's
Reading Terminal Market
Filbert 3944 and 3945
The Prices Are Not High and the
Goods Are Choice
COME AND SEE
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS