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EVENING' PUBLIC LEDGER-PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 32, 1922
10DE OF DIVORCE ETIQUETTE IS FORMULATED BY
MRS: BREWSTER NO. 1 THR 0 UGH SCIENTIFIC PR J YER
Joins With Film Beauty te.
Instead of Hating the Second
Interloper in Her Marital
Happiness, She Wel
comes Her -
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the One Who Sup
plantedHer TERRIBLE MISTAKE
TO BREAK UP HOME
LOVE FOR HUSBAND
Sees Retribution for Weman
Who She Avers Stele
Him Frem Her and
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The book of etiquette for divorcees!
Divorce laws vary in different States, but divorce etiquette is being
irrittcn se that it will be uniform in all the States for it is being
codified, net by courts and magistrates, but by "the persons te the parly"
A groom gathers together coin for an engagement ring und a wedding
ring whether he must hunt geld nuggets for it in Mexico or Alaska or
icrap his millions for it in his palatial Eastern residence.
The bride must have her bunch of flowers te sniff at and weep in,
whether they be orchids or cactus flowers. There is a wee bit e a
honeymoon, whatever the state or station of the love wayfarers.
All this is net law. It is etiquette built up throughout the years.
The need for a cede of etiquette for divorcees is comparatively jiew.
Today it is merely individual instances; tomorrow it will be a set of uni
If a third woman wen the affections of your former husband, would .
you join with the women who alienated his affections from you and te
gether denounce said husband?
Would your vengeance upon the
third woman who enme into your
husbaiid'3 life be greater than upon
Or would you join with the third
woman and assail the second one'
who came between you and your
Man does net descend from the
galleries te enter into this con
test. Women are in the arena fight
ing it out. Man is an onlooker.
When the rules of the divorce game
have been established man will
abide by them.
Meanwhile women battle with the
fee, the lien in the den jealousy.
Each divorcee uses different tactics.
Wife A'e. 1 Welcomes
The Third Interloper
Mrs. Emily C. Brewster and her
children, of Brooklyn, N. Y., are
etting n precedent. They are wel
coming with open arms Corliss Pal
mer, the third love of her former
husband and their father, Eugene
Brewster, wealthy Brooklyn pub
lisher and lawyer and head of a
group of movie magazines. They sny
that twenty-two-year-old Corliss
Palmer, of Macen, Ga., who wen
first prize in a beauty contest in
Brewster's five magazines, is bring
ing a needed love nnd inspiration te
the man te whom they pay hemage
s a here. The children say1 Miss
Palmer is "a lovely young woman." i
Wife Ne. 1 calls her "a sweet thing."
Moreover, Wife Ne. 1 says Miss
Feels Divine Power Will Pun
ish Mrs. Brewster Ne. 2.
Whom She Holds te Be
' tcr go te see his
jc'cclslen as will make the triangular' ill- , mine te live wi'h
, vorce complication an example before
'the world. After her sulTeilngs, 'lie
knows new, she say.", that she ilees '
net belkwe in divorce.
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All incident during the romance between Miss Palmer and Mr. Brewster. The gfrl is shown revers
ing the camera en the publisher while she was being taught movie acting
liss Palmer, in Oriental costume
Palmer is an emisswy from heaven
DWlne sent in answer te her
"Mr. Brewster's present wife," who
said in speaking of Wife Ne. 2 ("I
won't call her by my name), la
getting nil that she deserves. Cor
liss Pnlmer is showing this woman
what it means te keep a man away
from his home.
"The. Divine .Power which takes
care of everything that Is geed
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and right will see that this woman
who calls herself Mr. Brewstcr's
second wife will suffer for having
kept Mr. Brewster from his three
children and from me." ,
And while MivBrqwster vows his
Brenstcr, of He.slyn, I 1., millionaire
Yerk magazine nublUher
nflirming her devotion te hun "the
enly man s-he ever loved or ever
could love," the man whom she calls
"a brilliant man, a super-man, a
In the book of human heart
throbs it is wtitten that with man
it is the last woman in his affairs
that counts; but that with women
j it is her first love that endures.
Mrs. Brewster believes that
woman should held te this love of
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i iiujs, reguruicss ei ine umei unu
hazardous hteinis it may have te
weather; that in .se doing she will
bring pence te individual families;
and, though the struggle may take
generations, in the end bring pence
te the world.
blocks from where they and wife Ne.
Mr. Iireuster ald : "Mr. KrewMer
Xe. i! made thiiiK pretty herd for me.
She would net nllew me te mention
Mr. JlrewMer Xe. 1 te lier. Wither
i led of waning love than in fcparatins eeuld any reference te my three chil
dren pass m.v lip. Mrs. nrewter Xe.
was n monopolist. She could net
understand hew T nuUl love my chil
dren. "I Was netrr permitted te entertain
any of my children by Mrs. Brewster
Xe. 2 in my home at Lvnbroelc.
Everything must be for Mrs. Brewster
Xe. 2. Nothing for Mr. Brewster
"I had te de favors for my former
family secretly. That wan one of tlia
misunderstandings that led te the chill
inj; of any ardor I hud entertnlncd for
Mrs. Brewster Xe. 2."
Mr. Brewster Ne. 1 say that slm
knew Mr. Jlrewnter could net be happy
with "this Hccend wife." She pntd
she heard that when Mr. Brewster ex
pressed his admiration of her the Bee
end wife would break down nnd weep.
"Mr. Brewster could never stand
that." said Ne. 1. "We knew hed
could net be happy. lie docs net like
the cllnging-vine type, but girh who
are robust and have personality.
Prayed That Anether
Would Bring Happiness
"I prayed that another woman
would bring happiness te him rather
than this woman, who was1 se unfair
te his former wife and children. Cor
liss Palmer understands his affection
for his rhildren. She is like the com
panion te him thet I used te be.
"The children and I feel that it 1
up te us te help Mr. Brewster find
happiness with Miss Palmer.
'Hint's divorce ot!e.ucttc. Of course,
one can take it or leave it. It Is only
divorce etiquette In embryo. After a
while it or some ether etiquette will be
crystallized into definite form, and then
one will have t abide b it and net
accordingly, though one may have te
swallow a lump of grudge against
affinity Xe. S.
"I believe In nil things beautiful,"
Faid Mrs, Brewster Xe. I ns she
stroked the tiger cat that crawled Inte
her lap and crept into tin' folds of her
red kirt und her spotted leopard coat.
"I bellow it' a person concentrates
en things beautiful they can he brought
about. I concentrated en Mr. Brew
ster's happiness, and new he hns found
it in this jeuiig and sympathetic girl.
Thought is communicative. There ar
many geed and helpful things te b
had from Einile C'.uu-'s new theories."
Mrs. Brewster Xe. 1 studied the mf
theories with Mr. Brewster, who haa
nt wirieus times dabbled in the circuit
and philosephlcul-iellgious typed of re
search. "I interested mjitelf In everything
thnt Mr. Brewster was interested in,
she said. In the course of his career
the publisher has regarded himself us
n hiwcr. actor, author, publisher,
artist, club president, epern promoter,
iiiM'iiter of language, lecturer, demestle
healer, lake builder, poet, photographer
"The Hi st movie magazine In thin
ceunti) was started in tills room," she
milled, pointing te u gilt conference
table and chair, en which were (scat
tered pnpeis. "That was before he wea
as we-ilthv ns he new is.
"New " sbe exclaimed. "Miss Pil-
I mer will be able te enact the roles of
his gi "utest movie dreams."
Mis, Brewster Ne 2, of course, is
net se enthuHitmtlc about Cerllm
Palmer. She says the former cigar
stand lieaut hrst attracted the atten
tion of her husband b her bare knees.
Three jenrs age her husband brought
the prize beauty home te live in their
residence in Iteslju, lt. 1., because he
said that since she was going te work
in his business. It was necessary for
1 them te be together a great deal. When
i after a while Mrs. Brewster objected
te rerliss' presence, Mr. Brewster went
te live with Corliss in the same house
near Moirlsteun. N. .1.
Alls. Brewster Ne. 2 was net inter
ested ni tilm people and the film bui
Mis. Eugene V. Brewster the sec
ond, who is suing the millionaire
publisher for separation and $81)0 a
month alimony, alleging that .Miss
Palmer, "pretege" of Brewster,
has stolen her husband's lee from
flaming Ieo for his new Beauty
Queen, his Mevie Idel, and calls her
"his inspiration," ''echo of his soul,"
und says thnt he will marry her
even if he has te go te China nnd
live in a hovel, his wife Ne, 1 is re-
Rclies en Divine Power
Te Settle the Tangle
Wife Ne. 2. who was Eleaner (iter.
of Far Ileckawny, rf. Y Is suing for
separation. Wife Ne. 1 sas that the
.Tudte in the ense will be guided by the
who contemplate diwn.v, .
"is te stick it out and piej '
She lives in the home. '!! Menree '
street. Broekljn. where sb, hud with
Mr. Bt.'Wstcr duiiiig the inueti.n veais
of their luniried life ard where their
three childten wire bmn- Mmnniclwl
bv relics and mimerie. et the past (Her
u nw tiure is n glittir. a spatK'
cia-.ie nu yttempt f..r brightness.
Mrs. Biewstcr will tell wm (hut she
Is interested in "rhythmic lhjthm."
i in "The nit of being graceful." Si.
has become a d.uuer ami ilnm.... .,,,.!
ancts and dances, until slie has diinceii
her cares away.
"When unhuppmes.s ienics te a pir pir
sen, he or blie must become interested
iu inanj thing.",. A woman must never
let uiiliapplness down her," she de-
At the far end of her tecep ion room
arc many objects, nmni cuiies of her
inteiest. On the wall hang paintings of
herself in many pu,is. and paintings
of Mine. Nuzluievti. She i n cr0!lt
iidinlier of Nnzliiiun.
"A woman iuii-.it keep hex npptur
ame .irtislle," idle continued, ami her
eice tippled with stuiggliiig hopes.
Mer auburn hnir telle. -(d the gl.ui.i
iu her blue ejes nnd liarmeiiied In n
fantiistk iij wlih her brilliant red
llniiiiel coat which was bm, nde.l in
swirl of a lighter color.
Erect, well poised, she sat en one of
her favorite gilt elmlrs, a coat of leep.
urn sum turewn across it, u,,i! i..mi
Dispute Over Alimony
Between Nex. 1 and 2
Fer these lensens she is suing for
separation. She asks ?12." a week nil
Wiie Ne 1 objects She only re
i-eives .?!)( n week aliuienj . Wife Ne, U
is known te be wealthy She constantly
icfeirt te her "mother m iiiIIIIeiih." Hhe
bus only one child. Wife Ne. J has
hid te take care of thtee children.
Why should a second wify get mere
alimony than n first wife?
And tlniH the biiltb. unrgi nt .i.ir.
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tapped her feet, which was slippered i , , Zl "ZSlL Mwn h "ut
geld nnd black brecadcT enlin nnd which , Women nru lighting aiming themselvei
wns visible underneath the hcni of l mV ,,iv,im' HU'stienH which an yet hav
white tllmsy ,atln skirt. 9. p..S',?"'"!- ......
AVlfe Ne. 8 would net let Mr i At"" ". -.'.Vi" JT'X"!??-Ku w