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EVENING LEDGER-PHILADELTHIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1915.
WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO KNOW THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATRON
ELLEN ADAIR HAS
A NEW AWAKENING
TO LIFE'S REALITY
She Arrives at the End of
Her Journey and Has Tea
in a Small Restaurant in
I think Hint poets sometime make the
gravest eirors. They sins of youth and
sunny davs and hnpnv hearts. Youth
typifies to thorn the sheerest happiness.
They cannot see thnt otith mn mean
the sheerest pain.
When one Is voting one want" so much
o desperatelv much Then, oh! the hiart
cho If one gets but little' The long.
lorn? thoughts of youth" are pns-lnt;
transc I know they stretih out to
eternity, and always with a wane new
restlessness l think It's happlm.-s we
eek. but under unfamiliar names. Some
call It dutv, some a great larwr hmI
tome poor fouls a good time ' in thl
world. It innnot .oniu fiom outvvird
circumstances. "A heait at IHsun h.jiii
Itself" might bring it tieie I do not kimw
-I wish 1 thought of othei' te-lings
Once as a ehlld I watched a lalnnw
gleam, a wide kaleldoicopk tnh nvi
wet English Holds. To me thi inu-i
could hold nothing moio lull I wait
to reach the lalnbow whete It i J"' I
. rl.i1 ilnil trnmncd for mib s "Ml w.il-
scenleu heath, throUHh chipping wnnd
to catch that rainbow's gb .mi Hit il
ways it eluded me I cried m ihlldlwh
heart out fur an hour.
Then mother gave me a new to, with
darting quiiksllvei In tt. 1 broke th.it tov
to catch the slcvmlng metal nut there
ngaln I failed!
1 think the old folks know tiue happi
ness. At least the know a quiet calm
and peace. On main a funowed, wrinkled
lace I see such happy looks. "The also
serve who unl tand nnd wait."
AnrtlVAL IN rHILADELnilA
My train brought mo to Philadelphia
on a summer s day ut 5 o cluck. In the
big rallwaj station 1 aw no familiar
face. Surcl my uncle must be there
to welcome m. 1 knew tv was the kind
liest man anil on that one short lslt that
he paid to England he had liked me well.
1 waited by the bookstall for an ag".
Strange crowds went b me, as 1 stood
alone. The girls and women seemed so
smartly dressed, so fashionable. Tho
men all looked rather alike. I thought, a'l
wearing the same suit of hat stiaw.
with a hlghish crown No one seemed
old and none seined poor. Ameiica must
be a great, glad place'
At length I sought th nenrct res
taurant, for I w.is tiled and hungry. I
sat down at a little table, all alone. Why
had my uncle failed to well nine me? A
sudden thought then cam" nnd brought
relief. He must have sent a substitute.
Perhaps his wife had come and missed
me In the station crowd?
1 raised up hoptfut rv and tlvti a
strange thing happened. A beautifully
gowned woman -J'vl crossed the is-
taurant and came to me. I thought she i
had the loveliest face, the most hew lid
erlng beauty. A faint sweet pwrume
clung about her gown, unlike th- scent
of English Mowers. She smiled the sweet
est smile and said t me. "lv child. wh
are you all alone? Is no one meeting
"I thought my unci would have come "
I said, "or perhaps my aunt but I could
not recognize her, nnd she can t know
"My dear," she erled, and '."1th the
kindliest gstuie teized my hand", "are
you the little girl we were expeting?
I've searclii-d for ou an hour! How glad
I am! I'm tin- n -w nur.t'"
This lovely new relation made me f.el
quite shy, she looked so grand Sn
made me talk and ordered a light niml.
"Your uncle sent me, as lit- was de
tained," said she "Our motoic.ir is
waiting to take jou home to dinner, and
"I will not bother you and uncle long
I mean to work, ' I said. "I think v.u
are the loveliest and the kindist things!
A sudden shadow crossed hei face.
"Pleate don't say that," she suld, ns
If m words h.id hint. "Tell me about
your life at home."
J think the lloodgates opened then:
my strange wall of reserva went down. I
told her of my English home, nnd of
long walks upon the wind-swept moors. I
told her how the wind sung in the trees
and how the little wood-sorrel jr-v
everywhere. "It la so pure and fiesh."
I said. "It has the tiniest pinkest face!
I know you'll love mv English home."
"Go on, go on, ' she said, in breathless
eagerness. "1 was an English girl ome,
I told her of the freshness of the moors .
"so different from iiusti c iti . and from i
towns," I s.ild. I told her of the lnvrlv
Sussex Downs, and how the dw lay long
upon the giuss Then next I told her of
the artist's words "And vvn.-n I mt
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BIG HAT AND LITTLE
RIVALS FOR FAVOR;
Tricorne, With Cockade or
Stiff Feathers; Particularly
Well Liked by Those
Who Can Wear It.
The above is a happy portrait of Mrs. Tom Ridgway, who, before her
marriage, was Miss Edith Wayne. She is a prominent leader in Philadelphia
society and is noted for her beauty and her charm.
ynu here. I knew at once my loneliness ' eve are Ijkc a little sister's I once had.
had gont ' liml s in His Heaven, all Is I lould not drag you down along with
light with me'" , m ' Uoodbye forget wo ever met.
The lovely lady tried tn speak, but no
words came So I went on. "I feel so
shabby In this simple gown. You must
feel quite a-h imed of m'"
"shamod? of vou -nil, not of oil '"
she satri. and then I saw slow
tear' were running down her powdered
checks. "My child, go home, back to
that young freh life' I ome was In
nocent nnd voung like you. I d give my
soul to have these days again' Your
What loiibl she mean' "Hut L'ncle Is
evpectlng us." I cried, aghast.
"Your uncle's never seen my face." she
said, -nut If he ever did. he'd tcil you
what I am' Oh. little English glii-keep
younT nml good theie Is no turning back
for me' I!omembcr this, for It Is true
none kinws It better now than I:
'The Movlru Fitter write, an I hating writ.
Mme on Nor nil jour pletv nor wit
rnn lum It batk t canrel half a lino'
X ir nil vnur tears blot out a ward of It'"
SCwK A nRAG0' a terrible heist, :
IglgSx. JS Dclichtcd on children to feast, S
Lv. '" rygsj
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DRAGONS AND FLAGS
III MALCOLM S JOHNSTON
A DRAGOX, a terrible bcn5t,
Dclichtcd on children to feast,
He continued to jrorge
Till the valiant Saint Georfre
Came alone; then hi appetite ceased.
N'nw after Saint GeorRe's brave fight,
That dragon no child can affright.
English children today
The saint's banner display
When they fight for their country and
And when from their cousins they
Americans with their keen wit,
Afraid of the loss
Of Saint George's red cross,
Made omc stripes for their flag out
But in China, when boys play for fun
As -oldier. with sword, spear or gun,
It's part of their brag
To have on their flag
A dragon to m.ike their foes run.
('ops right, till I.
Theie nie two kinds of hat today, the
very small nnd the very large. The
small hat is dashing nnd very often mili
tary, for there rtro Itusslnn turbans,
Scotch bonnets, continentals nntl the)
tricorne, that Is welcomed so eagerly by
the -vi omen Mho can wear It.
The tricoinc assumes a ery martial
air this season; It nppcnis with cock
ade or staff fenthni standing erect.
The Scotch bonnet has the rosette or
engle feather, or even a tnssel for omu
On the Ilusslnn turban there are gal
loons of metallic appearance and motifs
that iio ery wnillke In design.
These, with the tiillleur or trottcur
frock, still hnc the pas, although the
innotler. hv whleh name was ielo the
wlde-bilmmed sailor, nppeara determined I
In win its place once mole In femlnlncA
Ulack velvet has apparently the cachet
of famous milliners, although colors, such
.is grape and taupe and tcte de negro.
i have n vogue of their own.
I And, Just ns the small hats take a
dashing ui Jaunty nlr, picturesque Is tho
woid to apply to the hat with the wide
brim, nt the kind that has long been
known ns the itiilnsboiounh.
It Is a hnt that comes nnd goes ns
certainly ns nn ocean tide, ami In spite
of the ban of disapproval or even the
high tariff, ostilch feathers or tips 'are
nlmost reitnln to be used for trimming.
The hat shown In the Illustration today
he'ongs unmistakably to the picture anil
It hns the wldo brim, slightly curved
to soften the effect and faced with chif
fon. This Is corded on the edgo nntl nt
a depth of n few inches and it is shir
red ns well.
Against the soft crown two ostrich
feather tips are placed. Where they come
together, n little at one side, theie Is a
soft chotix of chiffon to match, the fac
ing. It Is designed to wear nt an angle,
wnleh, of course, ndds greatly to Its
style and at tho same time displays the
Th coloi scheme Is tcte de negre ns to
ciown nnd upper brim, while the chiffon
facing Is of a delicate lose, and the os
trich tips were chosen of the same del
BEFORE THE SANDMAN COMES
wa the best Then, after an hour.
moved back to the first!
That last moc was too much for
1 nrju'iieal Mr Rnhin "CJni-h fit-l-l.
PERCHED up high in the baik j de.perately to get in that tiny door. creatures'" she scolded; "I won't
yard of a city home were three She peeked at it, she clawed and she ' have them around." And she
little wren house. And very in-! .coldcd it vigorously, but it got no1 s"1"ed and scolded so vigorously
.u i i i l I i t- ii c. i ! ,nat -'1'- and Mrs. Wren gave up a
vmng they looked, you may be sure, larger. So finally she gave up and ' .,, of .,... .,,. ho. ,-A,,.
Tl 1 .., t r . . ' . . . . I . . . .. . " -.-. --.
roor nine .Mrs. ttootn vvanteri so mint ner nest in a near-uy apple tree.
much to live in one of the houses,
She simply couldn't forget a very
narrow escape her babies had last
year when a cat a big, lcck cat'
nearly, nearly, nearly got her dear
babies, hut for the fact that a neigh,
bor's dog trotted into the yard and
diverted her mind, that cat would
surely have killed and eaten every
robin bab ' So naturally Mr- Robin
sighed for the saietv .it a really, truly
house with a irmit dour ton small t'r
But her sighing did nn jrood, for a
She tried desperately to get in that
'But I mean to see who gets that
home," she declared to Mr. Robin. "I
mean to be very particular about our
For several days nobody came, then
one morning a very cunning Mr. and
Mrs. Wren flew into the yard.
"Oh, look!" exclaimed Mrs, Wren,
"here i a dear little house. It's just
exactly what we were looking for!"
"To be urc it is," chirped Mr.
Wren in delight, and then unfortu
nately he looked around! When you
have round exactly what you. want
it is a very bad plan to look any fur
ther, jou wi find trouble every
1 1 n I r '
I rouble is exactly what Mr. Wren
t. und--trotibIe in tho form of two
i her lit tU- wren houses.
Oh. hiok at those," the foolish fcl
nc or lourse Mrs. Wren looked.
' Aren't they lovely'" she cried
W - must look those over before we
. tie in any Maybe those are better
than ihe nrst one we saw."
i thi- looked them over. They
ran in and out: they examined and
intend and exclaimed till Mrs. Robin
was thoroughly disgusted.
W hy in the world don't they de
ode anil start to furnishing5' she
ihirped crossly. "I don't believe
those wrens know a good home when
they see one!"
in the meantime Mrs. Wren de
cided on the first house. They car
ried in the straws and worked very
tied in a distant barn.
Cop right, ton, by Clara lneram Judson.
WHITE SLAVERS USING NUN'S
GARB TO LURE VICTIMS
Women's Section of Conference of
Catholic Charities Makes Charge.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 33 -White slavers
ai- uking the garb of nuns tn lure their
Uct.ms, ar ordlng to the Women's Section
of the National Conference oi Catholic
Chatittes, in -talon here at the Catholic
I'nlveiMits. The declaration was made In
a, ii port submitted to the confeienro,
urging that a committee b appointed
by tne conference to look after the safety
of girls who may attend the coming expo,
faitiun in San Francisco.
'Thlnsa have come to such a pass that
a voung wuman can trust no one whom
she does not know," declared tho report.
"Thes creatures engaged In the white
lave traffic assume all sort of guises.
The." overt vv-ar the robes of nuns and
sister of charity the lugn illness, they
ask to be taken to houses in cabs and
helped up the steps, and then, when the
door closes the unfortunate, kind-hearted
girl who has helped is in the worat of all
traps and expoked to peril infinitely more
dreadful than death There Is reason to
think tht the religious garb is frequently
assumed by the white hIuvp traders, and
that me of the stones exploited b the
anti-f'atholtc Papers agauut our sister
hood are traceable to the operations of
these ccundrel "
A committee was named to prepare a
plan of action.
,k.r, io inn larire to net through the hard for a whole day; then she de-
door of a wre'J house cided she wanted the senmd house, i
She did tt t give up witl-out a trial, and the work began all over
you may be sure I or several hours i Mter a whole day's work on the '
alter she first saw the house she tried second house she thought the third
Correspondence cf general Interest
to women readers win be printed on
this page. Such correspondence should
be addressed to the Woman's Editor,
GIRL A GENUINE HOBO
Followed the Bond Since She Was
Orphaned at Twelve.
CHICAGO. Sept. Tl 'Must a poor
little wet glil," said ratrolman Charles
Loddlng ns he stood muffled In his drip
ping raincoat In front of a dark doorway
Inst night on Qulncy street.
Huddled In the doorway that sheltered
her from the rain was a girl. She wore
a soiled white hat, a gray mackintosh
with frayed edges and a pair of soggy
white canvas shoes. She was leaning
against the side of the door and her
head was dropped forward on her
"Can you beat It? She's pound asleep
standing up," continued Nodding to him
self The limp hat bobbed uncertainly
several times and tho girl awoke with
"I must have I guess Say, was I
sleeping here?" sho inquired as soon as
she had recovered from the sight of tho
police insignia on l.odding's cap. "I was
just waiting for n. car. 1 guess I was a
little drowsy. I think I'd better be
"Walt a minute," said Loddlng. Ho
hegan to question yio girl. Not satisfied
with her replies, he took her to the South
('lark Htieot police station. There she
told her story to the matt on.
"I know you'll call mo a hobo, hut I
guess It's nil right. I'm ued to It. My
name is Pauline Henderson ,aud I am
17 years old. I've been on the road since
I was 12 years old. My mother died then
and wo wero living In Kansas City.
"I have been all over the countrj. I
nde on the trains whenever I can get a
llde. I can hang on to the rods, ride the
decks, or the bumpeis, or the blind any
way, I get there.
"1 got In two nights ago, or mavbe
It was three nights ago, I don't Keep
track. 1 beat It from Toledo They kept
me there in the detention home (or a
month because I fell nsleep in the park
Then they told me I had to get out of
town. So 1 got, nnd here I am."
SPAIN SOLD $100,000 WORTH
OF TOYS DURING 1913
400 Manufacturers Supplying: For
eign nnd Domestic Demand,
Spain has depended In tho past to a
large degree for Its supply of tos on pur
chases from abroad. During 1313 this
country imported toys to the amount of
u bout ?'i"),tiio, of which Oermany fui
nl'hed goods to the amount of nbout
$130,000 and France about J50.000 woith.
Twentj-tlve ears ago Spain exported
scarcely nny toys. In 1913 It sold over
sjno.000 worth to various countries. Cuba
being tho chief buyer, followed by Argen
tina, Belgium, Turkey and Spanish pos
sessions. It has become more apparent in Spain
In rerent years that the manufacture of
toys can be made a lucrative industry on
account of the sternly demand, with the
result that at present there are at least
100 Spanish manufacturers of Importance,
supplying toys for domestic use and for
eNport. In Haicelonu there are 15 work
shops devoted exclusively to the pioduc
tion of toys which engage from 40 to 70
hands, 30 which employ from 10 to 10,
and 35 with less than JO. Other cities nnd
towns In Spain have important toy fac
tories that cater Iargelj to local use.
The toy Industiy has made suih pro
nounced progress that a national exposi
tion of toys has been Just inaugurated In
jiaicelonn, the chief commercial city of
Spain, nnd it has been largely patronUed
by the toy factories In this neighborhood,
as well us thioughout the Peninsula
Among the lines chiefly exhibited are
turned wooden goods, including tenpins,
tops, smull furniture, besides croquet
sets, carts and wagons, metal goods, such
as soldiers, small table services, trains of
ears, mechanical tojs, guns and pistols,
paper goods, paper cinematographs, thea
tres with figures, marlonet shows, and
leather goods, comprising footballs, and
stuffed Imitation animaU. such as horse,
donkeys and dogs.
AT THE SOCIAL FUNCTION
Do you enjoy )Oureetf ur Jo ou
ii out ' tbe dance? We teach
cu the ne?bt ei?pt j.U an!
qukKly Pemonal tnstruiiion
by appolmmeti! or in private
ctoanea JoJn now.
The Cortissoz School
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HAT OF BLACK VELVET FACED WITH CHIFFON AND TRIMMED
WITH OSTRICH FEATHER TIPS
ACROSS THE COUNTER
Tho tntv single article of diess upnn
which.-' soman's comfort depends to the
extent lri.it It depends upon the corset.
With the waist line n matter of eon
lectin e, ns It Ii In so many of the present
dii.v gowns, the slender people nt least can
consider comfort first.
The tango glnlle of elastic webbing ha
no 1 1 v nl In thl field, nt least in the
opinion of the people who wear It.
It Is made In several lengths. The
medium length costs 2: the very short
girdle, only six Inches wide, costs 11.25.
There I' a modified form this season,
with the hack uf coutll laced In the regu
lation way nnd clastic webbing In the
This costs SI.
A new style In firmly woven treco costs
It hns the flexible steels that are used
In the plni-e of whalebone nowadnvs. Df
medium length. It is cut slightly higher In
back thnn In fiont.
It Is made for the very slender nnd has'
the natuial curve In at the waist.
I'oi tulli'i- figures theie Is a corset of
coutll that Is higher both back nnd front
nnd depends on Its shape to confine tho
figure lather thnn upon many bones.
tt. too, costs $J.
The o-called boneless corset Is still
sold for SI. In several lengths. It Is only
i-tccled back and front, with one steel
nt the side. It seems to find favor for
wear when dancing It can he replaced
without gieat Ios If It should give way
by too strenuous exeiclse.
I A consei vntlve corsctlere says that the
1 hlgh-bust'ed corset Is not making hend-
wn.v. Women will not go back to tho
innytn nge for their coiset, oven if they
j do for their styles.
FISHERMAN CATCHES GIRL
Unusunl iAtck of Freddie Goshorn,
Three Years Old.
CINCINNATI, Sept. 2.1. Prertdlo Ros
liorn, 3 years old, found one of his
father's fishing line, Taking n plcco of
meat out of the Icebox, Fioddle went
He cast the line out the front window
of his parents' third Moor lint. For some
time he failed to have any luck, nnd
Tieildlo began to doubt the ilsh stories
told hj his father.
Suddenly he got n bite that an old
time fishcimnn would call n whale. Fred
die pulled and tho "fih" let out a scream.
Ho pulled again, nnd a second scream
moused the neighborhood.
Ficddle never had heard of a fish
screaming, so he leaned out of the win
dow to hnve a look. On tho end of his
line he saw Mary Hall, 4 yeais old,
lesldlng on the first floor of the building.
Freddie dropped his line. Neighbors
cut the line and Mnrv Hall was taken
to the City Hospital In auto patiol Xo.
.1, wheie the fishhook was cut out of
EQUALITY OF SEX THEORY
BREAKS UP A FAMILY
Woman Carries It to IiStigth of Talf.
lug Husband's Automobile.
CHICAGO, Bcpt. 23. tTntll recently the
problem of tho "single" standard nnd
other uucsilons pertaining to tho "eo,ual
Ity" of sex never troubled the mind of
Otis Wilson. He nlwnys had been too
busy attending to the business of hl
garnge In Wlnnetkn.
Mr. Wilson believed, nnd still believes
a mnn has the right to do as ho please?
ns long ns It does not Infringe on the
rights of others. Ho felt that when ha
provided for his fnmlly nnd attended to
his business, nnd paid taxes to the State
nnd nblded by the laws, his duty as k
citizen had been fulfilled.
It bnd linen tho rnstnm nt -rn .,,.
to go nny place ho plenscd whenever 1m
pleasod. If he felt like taking a spin In
one of his niitomobllcs with a party of
friends It was no one's business but hli
Mr. Wilson has a wife. Strange as It
may nppcnr, Mrs, Wilson agreed per.
fectly with her husband on this subject
but Mr. Wilson did not know It. In fact
Mrs. Wilson did not make her belief
known to nny one, but sho believed it
Just tho same.
So, In tho course of events the gnratrn
ovvntd by Mr. Wilson In Wlnnotki
caught fire nnd burned to tho ground
Mr. Wilson lost considerable money'
but ho resolutely sot to work and built
nnother garage. When It was completed
Mr. Wilson, following his policy of
doing as ho plensed, celebrated the event
by taking a Joy rldo with a party of
Mrs. Wilson did not express her opln
Ion when she learned of It. She simply
went to the garage nnd, taking her
3-yenr-nId son, Jack, with her, got Into
one of her husband' niitomobllcs and
Btnrleil on a Joy ride for herself.
Then'she took tho mnchlne to a denier
on Michigan avenue and sold It for S223.
Did sho tnko tho money homo and teli
her husband nbout It? No. Sho bought
heisclf nnd Jack some pretty clothes
Then sho hoarded a tinln at tho Pollf
street station nntl went away on ait
Did Mrs. Wilson tell her husband
whore sho was going or when sho was
coming hack? No, Indeed. Sho knrtxs
Mr. Wilson believes In "personal" lib
orty and felt he could not object to
Ills wife having tho same privileges.
Hut Mr. Wilson dirt object, nnd has
asked the police to make n search for
his wife nnd son. Mr. Wilson told tho
police ho believed Mrs. Wilson was
"vacationing" In or nenr Glcnvicw, 111.
The police failed to locate her there.
However, Mr. Wilson Is doing some
THE HETOBT VICTORIOUS
A cettaln brilliantly clever lawyer had
one little peculiarity: Ho fondly Imag
ined that he looked nt least twenty years
younger thnn he really was.
One dny In court he ws cross-examining
n self-possessed young woman who wns
acting nn one of the witnesses In a fa
mous trial. Needless to say, the court
100m was crowded. The learned lawyer
was anxious to find out the nge of some
body the lady knew, nnd she was equally
determined not to give him the desired
Information. Th lawyer told her that
she could nt least mnke a guess.
Tho determined voung woman eyed him
with a withering glance. "From your
looks I should say you were at least Mj
but judging from the questions you ask,
I should say 1C," said she tranquilly.
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reduced like this by women
all over the country, show
ing that the high cost of living CAN be
reduced. What they did YOU can do.
In the October Issue of
The Ladies' Home Journal
A solution of the problem of the high cost of living
that is so simple, so sensible, so easily done, that every
woman who reads the article will say. "Why didn't
I think of that?"
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