Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, May 13, 1888, Part II, Page 14, Image 14

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day. Refined wrought steel body and mic ; ! ibie iron castings.
Cracking forever done away with.
A Wrought Iron Range , with cast iron cast
ings , is not much better than a cast iron range ,
and will cost you twice as muce.
has many new features not found in * other ran
ges that are of vast importance to a Range.
But tbo Ladies and the Thoughts
They Are Thinking.
An KiitlniHlnntlo Admirer of Elln
AVlicclcr AVIIcox in Par Prom Com
plimentary to the Halo Bex
Oilier Items For the Lmdics.
To Ella Whcclcr VVllcox.
[ irrntcn tor the Sunday lice/ ]
I have for a long time admired your
poems and letter. I think you tell moro
truth than the gospel tolls. [ I will give
you my views on that most interesting
theme man.
You say man is moro vain than
woman , and more or less selfish in his
friendship for the fairer BOX. I consider
mnn a whole cargo of vanity and selfish
ness in whatever blass of life you place
him. That is the reason ho is a most in
teresting theme.
You say a man commits a folly because
it flatters .his vanity to bo tempted ,
while ho despises the temptress.
His reason for that is ho knows she had
the power to make him commit a folly ,
and ho not have the strength to resist
hor. Mon know that women have more
strength of character and mind than
they have , but will not admit the
There is but ono man that I know of
in history who does admit it Charles
Follon Adams in his poem , ' "Dor Oak
und Dor Vine , " as follows :
1 don't vos preaching woman's righdts ,
0 Or anyding like dot.
Und I likes to see all bcoplcs
Shust gondcnted mit dhcir lots ;
Budt 1 vants to gondradlct dot simp
Dot made dls lecdlo shokc :
"A votnan vas dcr glinging vine ,
Und man dcr shturdy oak. "
Borhnps somcdlmcs dot may pe druo ; , '
But den dimes oadt of nine , '
I find mo out dot man himself
Vas JMSCII dcr glinging vine ;
Und ven hces friends dhcy all vas gone ,
Und ho vns shust "toad proko , "
Dots' vhcn dcr voman shteps rlgndt in ,
Und pccn dor shturdy oak.
Shust go oup to der paso ball proundts
Und see dhosc "shturdy oaks"
All planted ruondt ubon dcr scats
Shust hear dhcir laughs and shakes ;
Dhen see dhoso votnons nt dcr tubs ,
Mit glothcs oudt on der lines ;
Vich vas dcr shturdy oaks , mine frlendts ,
Und vlnch dcr glinging vines )
Vcn sickness in dcr household comes ,
Und vcoks and vccks he shta.ys.
Who vns id ilghtdts him mitoudt rest ,
Dhoso vcary nighdts und days !
Who bcaco und gomfort always prings ,
Und cools dot fofcrcd prowl
Moro lika Id vas dcr tender vine
Dot oak ho gllngs to , now.
"Man vants budt lecdlo hero polow , " .
Dcr beet von time said ;
Dbcro's lecdlo dot man he don'd vant
I dink Id means inshtcd ;
Und vcn dcr years keep roolling on ,
Dhcir cares und troubles printing
He vants to pa dcr shturuy oak ,
Und also do dcr gliuglng.
Mayoo vcn oaks dhcy gllng some more ,
Und don'd so shturdy pccn ,
Per glincing vines dhcy haf t > omo shanco
To hclu tun life's mashccn ,
In licit und sickness , shoy und pain ,
In calm or shtormv vcJdhcr ,
Tvas bcddhcr dot dhoso oaks und vines
Should nlvays gllng togcddher.
A man will lie to protect another far
eooner than a woman will. Lying is
secondary to a man's nature , Man is
born Inconsistent in all things in love
affairs , his politics , religion and busi
ness affairs. Women can't ho success
fully , they can keep a secret when their
own happiness is involved , but they
Is can't act and out live a lie. If they
, should succeed to live through a lie
i they are sure to confess it on their
f oeuthbod. Did you over hear of a man
V doing that ? Truthfulness in womanis
t the reason she is a desirable agent at
the helm of business. She is to bo
trusted. She don't abscond at the first
opportunity that presents itself. With
the gains of some hard-working man ,
that tolled perhaps a lifetime to start a
business largo enough to em
ploy a man , or moro , and give them ways
and mean to earn their living honestly ,
Man is inconsistent somewhere in his
life. Women love independence and
they never abuse it. It is not un innuto
nobility that makes man love virtue in
woman , but his over-educated selfish
ness. Who is to blame that our sons
ore full of vice nnd error ? ' 'Our
mother8they educate their EOUS
that the only attainment they need
F aspire to is a grand conquest of Eomo
L beautiful goddess filled with an innuto
fr nobility that will carry both through
! l life.
life.Thoy educate their daughters from
the cradle to the altar , that virtue and
purity must bo their chief end that they
may bo sought after by venerable mon ,
When the daughters begin to wane
out of their teens , their father becomes
alarmed if "Don Quixote" has not made
his appearance ; consequently they pick
up the daughters and march for n sum '
inor resort to make a display , On the
same principle that a farmer will take
j r his fat cattle to a fat cattle show , to sec
who will gain the winning prize ,
What is the result ?
Generally the daughter becomes
marred to a great hunch ot corruption
that ha * loaded himself down with mon
vices than a millionaire could bupport ,
and her life is llllcd with woe and con
tention over thereafter.
She finds that her innate nobility
von't support both , and she becomes
illcd with desperation and sinks to his
"Don't you often wonder that so many
lure women are to be found , when you
consider the prevalence of folly and
vice among men ?
From the savage ages down to the
ircsontninn has always made his choice
of a life companion. But enlightcn-
nont bhould change this vice vor-a.
Slen have their choice of all vocations ,
jutnow the ladies should bo allowed to
nako their choice of a life companion.
Then let them search for a companion
ns moral as themselves. Men would
then .strive to please , and not think so
nuch that they arc the only party to bo
) leascd. Instead they would grow
noral ; they would then have that
'heaven on earth" that Dr. Allgicrs
ialks about. Men scarcely over [ make
a pretty marriage proposal.
Man's vain-lillcd soul would bo a joy
to see , when they would have to wait
'or the Goddess of Love to make her
But much of men's morality rests on
their motherssince woman is the moral
standard of society.
Thou wilt listen to many voices ,
And , Oh ! woe that this must bo
The voice of praise and the voice of love ,
And the voice of flattery.
But listen to me , my little one ,
There's one thing thou shall fear ;
Let never a word to my love bo said
That your mother may not hear.
No matter how true , my darling one ,
The words may seem to theo ;
They arc not fit for my child to hear ,
If they cannot be told to me.
And a record \vas made by his golden pen
And this on his page ho said :
"The mother who counseled her child so
Need never to feel afraid. "
nrneHscU to Oxen.
Washington Post : I can never forgot
the feeling of astonishment mingled
with shame with which I first looked
upon u woman harnessed side by side
with an ox. It was on a lonely road in
Switzerland , near the Italian frontier.
Night had already set in , and the bon
fires lighted , by woodmen on the steep
mountain sides , hundreds of feet above
my head , gave scarcely light enough to
pick a way over the rocky road. I hur
ried on to reach the next village , and
in my hurry almost ran into a huge mass
of moving hay. A woman was pulling
that hay. and an ox not her husband
was helping her. On the same road I
overtook a number of women who looked
like veritable walking hay stacks.
Strapped on their backs were funnel-
like contrivances into which hay was
stacked to a height of live or-ix feet. The
men , who kindly fill the funnels that
their wives carry , fill the hny so high
that the poor women fairly stagger
under the load. For this severe labor
the present women of Switzerland and
Germany earn from thirtv " to thirty-five
cents a day. They take "their babies ,
their bread and their bcor to the fields ,
wield the scythe all day long , then
creep buck to their hovels under their
huge loads and go to bed to get up at 4
next morning to go through another
twelve or fourteen hours of similar
drudgery. I have scon women in Bul
garia threshing gram with sticks a
very slow and laborious process , and
none tbo more pleasant for thu burning
sun that beats down on that semitropical
cal country. While they wora engaged
in this work their brothers and hus
bands sat on the shady side of their
thatched huts and dozed or minded the
children as the humor struck them ,
Evidently , in the Bulgaria peasants'
opinion , woman's sphere is where the
hardest work is to he done.
In Heidelberg I made the acquaint
ance of an honest rod cheeked woman
who mudo her living selling milk. She
had a small cart that held two six gallon
cans. To this cart she hitched herself
and a dog and made her rounds from
house to house selling milk at 6 cents a
quart. This queer team stopped before
the door of my lodgings , punctually
every morning at 0 o'clock ' mid while I
chatted a. moment with the Gorman
fruu the dog would lie down in his har
ness to rc"st. The frau and her husband
wcro trying to save enough to bring
them to America. The husband was a
shoemaker , hut somehow never managed
to save anything. There was not much
profit in milk , still she would bo very
careful and hoped to have enough some
day. Once in America she bolt sure that
her und Hans could get along. It is
doubtful whether the poor woman with
all her economy and toil will over reach
her goal. Many months afterward when
I was in Heidelberg she was there still ,
hitched with her dog in the car , Boiling
milk for 0 cents a auurt ,
A Now Club for London Women.
London Letter to the Philadelphia
Telegraph : A now club for ladies WPE
opened last Tuesday at No. 231 Oxford
street. It is not the first of its kind in
London , for the Alexandria club , in
Bond street , has boon moat successful ,
and has now boon obliged to remove to
larger quarters. Two or three bed
rooms are at the disposal of country
members , while the reading-room ,
drawing-room and diuing-roomuro very
much affected by Its town supporters ,
A hook is always kept , in which mem
bers write their suggestions for im
provements to the club , and among
thcbo are to be found many 'requcsti
for u billiard room , while not a fcv ,
ladies clamor eagerly for a retreat
wharo they can smoke mild cigarettes
nt their case. One frequently sees sev
eral cavaliers , like Peris at the jrato
of pnradihC. waiting at the doors of the
club for bomo fair member , for no man
is allowed to enter the wicred precincts
in which their sweethearts and wives
rejoice. At the opening of the Somerville -
villo club last Tuesday , the committee
gave an afternoon "at homo , ' to which
a few members of the sterner BOX came ,
out of curiosity to boo the roonib , and
probably to bticoi1 at the idea of women
appreciating any place to which they
are not admitted. It is strange how
completely dependent on the lords of
creation wo are supposed to bo , yet how
little they know the thorough enjoy
ment girls deriyo from the society of
their female friends , and how entirely
they manage to dismiss the tyrant man
from their thoughts.
Girls Training for n Walking Match.
In this great city of dudes and bood-
lers it is not the general fashion to getup
up at 0 o'clock in the morning and roam
around in the parks. But the Nww
York Telegram's Bon Franklin re
porter was out with the lark this rare
April morning. While dilating his
nostrils with joy at the lovely scene of
morning light warming up the rich
brown of the trees , ho unintentionally
baw a flock of remarkably pretty girls
armed with riding whips. What the
dickens they wanted of riding whips
was something that remained to bo
found out. Was it for protection and
style ? Yes , it was. The girls were
well dressed , with rosy cheeks , spark
ling eyes and the jjlow of health blush
ing under their skin like the beauty of
the morning.
An astonishing thing about the girls
was their bilenco. Not a word did they
utter , but oh , my , how they walked
walked as if they wore training for a
six-days' go-ns.-jou-please race. They
wore stout walking shoes with thick
Their tailor-made dresses wcro not
pulled back , but swunp loosely and com
fortable as they btrodo by Other
groups of girls were seen. Some wore
escorted by big dogs , who tugged at
their chains , compelling their mis
tresses to keep up a lively gait.
A jolly policeman who btood on the
drive overlooking the lake touched his
cap to the young ladies as they glided
"You did not think Now York gals
got up so early , oh ? " said the officer ,
with a merry chuckle. "Why , bless
you , they've got more sand in their
heels than all the knock-kneed dudes
on Fifth avenue. "
"Who are they and why do they walk
at a 2:40 : pace BO early in the morning ? "
"They're from young lady walk in
clubs , " said the officer , "that's what
they are , and if there was more on 'em
and less all night dancin' , there \\ould
not be to many rich undertakers. Thorn
gals como into the park every mornin'
in good weather. They're ladies every
inch on 'cm. They usually como in at
the Fifty-ninth street entrance and
make for the Mall. Then they go up
the lake path and out by the boulevard
entrances. There seems to bo a rule
among thorn not to do any talkin' till
the got through their constitutional.
Kinder hard on the pretty dears , "
chuckled the policeman , "but if they
got to talkin' they'd do no wnlkin * .
There's more o' them this spring than
over before , and I must sny thoy's the
healthiest gals I over BOO. They can
walk , too ; and don't you forgot it.
Whether they like early mornin' because -
cause there's so few people in the park ,
or it touches up their appetites for
breakfast , I can't say , but I do know
they are the real ladies of the hull
town. "
Women as Studcntx.
A j'oung woman , now n student nt
Columbia college , writes to the current
number of Woman concerning the trials
of the girls who are attempting to get
u collegiate training in thin city. She
says : "It is some four years and a half
since women first invaded the sanctity
of the college. The first to cross the
threshold must have been very cour
ageous. I remember only two and n
half years ago when I joined the small
army of a baucr's dozen , and what n
bravo defense was made against us by
the aborigines. * * * The invading
army has triumphed. That is to say ,
women are now floating in and out of
the buildings amidst the crowd of men
who don't relish their presence hut
can't exactly prevent it. The triumph
aflor all is a meagre one , Does any ono
know I wonder , under what difficulties
a woman is obiitrod to take her examin
ations at Columbia ? At the beginning
of every term she is permitted
to BOO a professor who instructs
her ns to her courho of study for the
ensuing term. Ho tells her what he
thinks will be the work of the boys ; but
many a time thu boys accomplish a little
more , or take dilleront work after all ,
and the poor woman comes to her exam
ination utterly unprepared , President
Barnard 'is considered the guardian
angel of the women ; to him they fly for
protection , which they always find. But
' " " is
unfortunately the president's "yea"
not always "yea" to the professors.
Even their examinations women have
been obliged to take in a room where n
class of boys wore orally reciting , and
they wore obliged to fasten their atten
tion en their own examination while a
blind man was being orally examined
on the same subject in the same room
not two yards away. It speaks well foi
the perseverance of the women thai
twenty-eight nro at present golnfi
through this in the hope of some daj
obtaining more. At first the prqfesson
were too courteous to the h'olplesi
women. They all expressed their deter
mination never to "interfere with the
bwcot will of a woman , " but since some
couple of degrees have been given to
witmeti the professors and male students
generally have awakened up to the fact
that superficiality in the women stu
dents means imputation of the cholnr-
ship of Columbia , and now the pro
fessors are very severe on the women.
There is on foot a movement to found
an annex to the college where women
can attend the lectures of professors
and take a thorough collegiate course.
At present there is no place in this city
where women can take a complete col-
ItgSato course. "
Girls Who Write.
Miss Ethel Ingalls , the daughter of
the president of the bonato , has entered
upon journalism as a profession , bays
the New York Tribune , and has for
tome monthb been writing articles for
the newspapers. See has recently had
an article accepted by oneof the New
York monthlies , which will bo hand-
bomoly illustrated and published in the
Mav number. Mibs Dawes , daughter
of the senator from Massachusetts , has
long been n frequent contributor to the
magazines , and was ortco regularly at
tached to a newspaper ; at her home in
Pittsfield. She has also published ono
or two books. Mrs. Harriet Taylor
Upton , daughter of. Representative
Ezra B. Taylor , of Ohio , the successor
of Gnrficld in the house ,
is albo a writer of reputation ,
but most of the work of her pen has
been in the line of juvenile literature.
Miss Footo , the sister-in-law of Senator
Ilawley , is well known in literature and
is the regular correspondent of the In
dependent in Washington. Mrs. Do
Koven , the daughter of Senator Far-well
of Illinois , has literary ambition and
considerable talent. She has contributed
frequently to the columns of the Chicago
cage papers and has won considerable
local reputation as a writer. Mibs Cut-
cheon , the sister of the member from
Michigan is an accomplished writer and
is the regular correspondent of the wes
tern papers. Miss Edmunds.tho daugh
ter of the senator from Vermont , is an
accomplished artist , [ and Miss Cannon ,
the daughter of the representative from
ne performer on the violin.
A Graceful Tumble.
It is becoming enough of a practice to
warrant chronicling that the extreme
belles of Now York bociety , says the
Sun , those who are never content unless
they are doing something that is far in
advance of the generality of rich young
women , are now learning and practis
ing the art of posing at all times. A
class in gymnastics has about twenty-
five pupils , and the ostensible training
received from their master is in the use
of dumb bells and Indian clubs , hut
once a week ho gives instructions to
thorn in noses. Ho tolls thorn that
they should acquire the knack of never
taking awkward positions , whether
walking , Bitting or lying. Ho assures
them that if they icarn thoroughly how
to do it they will eventually take grace
ful positions unconsciously , and so ho
puts them through a great variety of
postures. Ho shows them how to take
a beat in a chair or rise from it ; how to
half recline on a sofa , or lie flat on a
couch ; and ho oven gives them instruc
tions how to save themselves from awk
wardness when they fall.
"It is not the bruise or sprain that
hurts a woman when she sprawls in the
street , " he said , "half BO much as the
hurt to her pride. If she knows that
the witnesses of her misstep are struck
by a picturesque succession of pretty
poses as she drops from the perpendicu
lar to the horizontal , she can stand all
the damage with equanimity. "
Therefore on6 of the exercises which
ho prescribes for his young Indies is to
fall on mattresses in a row. They are
made to drop forward , backward and
bidowise , until they are able to go down
in any direction in a sightly manner.
Airs. Cleveland's PonleH.
The president has so far relented from
his original determination ns to buy for
his wife u pretty phaeton , with a seat
behind for the groom , and a pair of
small brown horses for her exclusive
use , and thereby hangs a talc says the
Washington correspondent of the Phila
delphia North American. A man in
Richmond wrote a pathetic letter to the
president not long since , which by boino
inadvertence on the part of the wise
"private secretary , " fell into his own
hands. In it the man wont on to say
that ho had married a young and beau
tiful girl three months before , and had
bought for her , with many fond
anticipations , a pair of horses.
for which ho had searched
the south over , and she drove them for
a few weeks , and then , on returning
from n drive ono afternoon , died sud
denly in his arms from heart disease.
He could not bear to see these remind
ers of a happy past any more , and Mrs.
Cleveland was the only woman into
whoso hands ho was willing to have
them fall. He concluded by Baying that
ho was too poor to give them to her , but
he wanted her to have these treasures
of his pretty dead wife. The president ,
without having seen the horses at all ,
telegraphed to have them sent on , and
in a letter following inclosed a check
for them. They came , saw and con
quered nt once , ns they are pretty ,
gcntlo little animals , and amiling peace
reigns everywhere.
Just Like Women ,
The peculiarity that so many women
have of hiding things is much moi'o
general than might bo supposed , and
hundreds of women keep it up nil their
lives. There is a well-known woman
of fashion in Philadelphia says the
Times , with a house full of servants ,
who never lots ono como in her bed
room except when she is there , and she
does most of the dusting and "fixing"of
that room herself. " The reason is
that in the corners of cablnots , inside
vases , in this drawer and that , or in a
wall pocket or some hanging ornament
she has distributed about every jewel
and valuable trinket she owns. No
ono knows just whore each article is
but herself and she thinks that their
safety is accordingly assured. Stick
ing money under the covers of tables
and oven between mattresses is n com
mon trick among women , and the prac
tice of putting money in the stocking is
not confined to market women and bal
lot dancers. Perhaps one-third of the
women in Philadelphia when they do
not wear them carry their diamond ear
rings around in their corsets.
Ay , laugh , If laugh you will , at my crude
speech ,
But women sometimes die of such a greed
Die for the small joys held beyond their
reach ,
And the assurance they have all they need.
Mmo. Carnet is the bestrdressed French
woman in France.
Mrs. Hamilton Douglas of Atlanta is the
only woman lawyer in Georgia.
Mrs. Mary P. Sprague Frazcr Is the only
worn an lawyer in Cleveland , O.
Mrs. Scely is eighty-seven years old and
has Just cast her first vote is Kansas.
Miss Jennie Flood is in no hurry to divide
her five millions with a male partner.
The mother of General Lew Wallace lec
tures on woman suffrage and temperance.
Miss Rose Elizabeth Clereland will re
main in Washington until the end of June.
The Women's Educational and Industrial
Union of Buffalo , has over a thousand mem
Mrs. Anastaslo Parsells of Pamrapo , N. J.
has celebrated her one hundred and second
Mrs. Garrett Anderson , the leading
woman physicmn of England , makes & 0,000
a year.
The widow of the late Justine David
Davis has returned to her old home in North
A man never really appreciates the value
of a wife uutil she has secured a divorce und
A daughter of General Wade Hampton has
Joined the ranks of the professional nurses of
New York.
A council of United Frienas , composed en
tirely of ladles , has been organized at Vinal-
havcu , Me ,
A fashionable wardrobe is now incomplete
unless it includes a Jewelled fan to match
every toilet.
Young ladies whoso homes are on the
bounding prairies should not feel offended if
called "plain girls. "
Elizabeth Cady Stanton is seventy-two
years old , but she is as much interested in
this world as over.
. Women are naturally truthful , especially
when they are talking about another woman
that they don't like.
A Wichita , Kan. , baker sell "eight loves
for $1. " And all the Wichita girls are sav
ing up their pennies.
London has eight homes for poor working
girls , at which breakfast , dinner and tea
costs only f 1 u week.
The queen of Corca is attended by nn
American lady physician who receives a sal
ary of $15,000 u year.
Vandurbilt once paid Miss May Tilllnghast
? 30,000 for inventing a now kind of tapestry
hanging for his house.
Alberto Do you love me , darling ! Clarl-
bel Huvo I not had all the chairs taken
from the room except this !
Amelia Hives is bewilderingly handsome ,
smokes cigarettes , indulges in long walks
and is an expert equestrienne.
Mrs. Hancock , widow of the distinguished
general , has received several valuable gifts of
bric-a-brac toward the furnishing of her new
Among the very latest fashionable skirt
finishes Is a very wide hem , turned up on
the outside with gold or silver or colored
A few Philadelphia women of fashion
have ordered dircctoiru coats , which
Will bo the great novelties of the coining
season ,
Amelia ntvcrs has never been known to
kocp an engagement at the hour named , but
is nevertheless a great favorite among her
friends ,
Mrs. Judge Woodward of Kentucky , has a
half pint of diamonds set in car-rings , linger-
rings , bracelets , brooches and ornaments for
the hair.
Miss Clara Foltz , lawyer , editor and lec
turer , has been voted $10,000 by the common
council of San Diego , Col. , to como east and
boom that city.
'TwiiB ' over thus : Adam ( Just after getting
acquainted with Eve "Will you go with mo
to-night to see the animals I" Eve "I have
nothing to wear. "
Girls used to bo so timid that they would
screech at the sound of a pistol shot , but
nowadays when they go buggy-riding they
usually go armed.
The secretary of the Kansas Historical so-
clety has received returns fiomtho munici
pal elections which indicate that about 20,000
women have voted.
A pretty lace cotton but costly has been
brought out for the adornment of gingham
and cambric gowns , and is known to the
trade as "white chautilly. "
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gla istono will celebrate -
brato their golden wedding July 25. She was
twenty-six and "tho grand old man" twen
ty-eight when they were married.
Miss Agnatu Frances Hamsav , the young
English lady who took the foremost rank in
the classical tripos nt CumbridL-o labt year ,
is preparing a new translation of "Herodo
tus. "
Mrs. P , L. Collins , who is employed at the
dead letter office at Washington at a large
salary to decipher "blind" handwriting , can
read every known language except Hussian
and Chinese.
A woman's Invention Is n baby wapon for
the house , thoroughly padded , In which the
baby cannot bo hurt , even if it tins over. Uho
wagon can bo turned into a cradle and muue
into a swing. <
Smocking , now so much the rope , gets its
name from the smock of heavy white or blue
linen worn by Eughbh buUheis , and means
that the material Is first vt-ry oaitly ath
crcd in several rows and the
Home Comfort Range.
Is llio first ohoico of the following prominent raon who
are now using them in their homes :
"W. J. Broatch , Mayor ; A.W.Yates , BankorFrod ; NyeEelitor0. ;
P. Goodman , Druggist ; 0. C. Orcutt , Capitalist ; F. D. Brown.
U. P. Official ; J. N. Clayton , Wabash Office ; Christ Specif
Cornice Maker ; D. Fitzpatrick. Plumber ; Hamilton Bi-03. , Cou-
tractors , and many others too numerous to mention , Over
one dozen are ordered to , bo delivered soon.
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1621 Howard Street ,
[ Seller of the world's best gasoline stove ,
ward caught In honeycomb or diamond pat
tern with strong silk , usually of a contrast
ing color. '
Miss Virginia M. Hollyday of Carroll , Md. ,
has been grunted a patent for a bonnet
holder. Considering the size of the contem
porary bonnet , the holder is doubtless borne-
what like a coal derrick.
An Illinois woman attempted suicide be
cause her husband sold a calf for $ - less
than what she thought the animal was
worth. She was probably depending on that
$2 for her Sunday bonnet.
A rumor from Paris Is to the effect that
ladles' hats aie to bo higher than ever be
fore. In view of this prediction , we know of
no better way to save money this year than
by staying away from theaters.
Miss Linda Gilbert has devoted fifteen
years and most of her fortune to prison re
form. She has established twenty-two libra
ries in the prisons of different states and
found employment for 0,000 ex-convicts.
Miss Frances Wil.ard advises nil girls who
"feel a call , " as she once did , to the ministry
to enter a seminary and prepare
for the work , undisturbed by the alleged
irreconcilability of the vocations of minister
and mother.
She "Do you love mo , dnrlingi" He
"What in blazes do you want to interrupt mo
for when I am Just adding up a column of
ilgurcsl Of course I love you I Confound it
all 1 now I've got to add that whole column
up over again. "
Lexington , Miss. , has thrco feminine resi
dents who play nn important part in keeping
the town in communication with the rest of
the world. Ono of the ladies aforesaid is
postmistress , another express agent and the
third has charge of the telegraph office.
Kato Field evidently does not take much
stock in the Southern California boom. She
writes that "lunatics are an intensely Inter
esting study to me , and 30,000 of them nt
largo , going about as though endowed with
reason , ( so irresistibly attracted mo that I
sailed for Los Angeles. "
Mrs. Langtry has again rented the cottage
which she occupied at Long Branch last
summer. She will go there immediately
after her summer's tour is ended. She con
templates giving n week of midsummer thea
tricals along the shore , beginning at Long
Branch and ending at Atlantic City.
A young man went to call on a young lady
.nt Valdosta , Ga. , several nights ago. She
called his attention to the fact that ho was
late , remarking that she was in the "arms of
Morpheus" when ho came. The young man
added to the embarrassment of the situation
by innocently remarking that ho thought ho
heard that fellow go out when he came in.
Mmo. Esther Frame , a Quakeress who has
been couductinc revival services in Nash
ville , Is described as nn evangelist of great
ability and a speaker of moro than ordinary
interest. She is a small woman , of middle
age , with a pleasing face. Crowds have
heard her preach , and those who went to
hoar her out of curiosity returned with rev
Rev. Antoinette Brown Blaclrwcll was the
first woman in this country to prepare for
and regularly enter the ministry. Sheresides
at Elizabeth , N. J. , and her ago is not gener
ally known , though she doubtless looks much
younger than she is , She graduated at
Oberlin college , and was the object of much
curiosity and opposition when she first began
her career.
Mrs. Octave Pavy , formerly of St. Louis
nnd widow of Dr. Pavy , who perished in the
Grccly Arctic expedition , has just returned
to Cleveland , O. , from Europe , where she
spent a year for the good of her health. She
is engaged in important literary work. In
Juno ; she will return to Europe , and nfter
visiting all thu principal cities on business ,
will settle in London at the bead of a literary
und journalisticofllco.
Luckless Jcuii Oimmy Pierced of His
Fortune Ity Distant Sliarpcrs.
Luckless Jean Dumny , white-haired
and bent , formerly a well-to-do manu
facturer living at No. 13 Boulevard
Gambcttn , Nimes , Franco , came all the
way to this country last week to punish
conspirators who have wrung from him
his little fortune and left his family im
poverished , says the Now York Herald :
Seldom has a moro dramatic story
been told in brief cables than that
which induced the old man to part with
his money. It was for the honor of his
boy , and it was given willingly , oven to
the last cent.
Now ho has got the alleged conspira
tors to whom it was sen t.
A French chef , Gustavo Dcraud , who
was employed by Mr. W. W. Astor , is
under arrest charged with being the
principal in the nefarious scheme that
ruined Dumay , nnd his accomplice , bo-
liovcd to have been the supple tool , is
alleged to bo Jean Gouat.
Bcraud has u young and fascinating
wifo. She figucs in the case.
Was she in the conspiracy ?
The lawyers hint so , but no charge
has boon made against hor.
Jean Gouat was brough up in the town
of Nimos , with Henri , BOH of Jean
Dumay. Both are young mon , the
former twenty-two years of ago , two
years older than his companion. Gra
duated from school , the young follows
determined to seek their fortunes in
Amoi-ica , and they came over together
in October last.
They secured board with Boraud and
his wife , whoso homo was then at No.
104 East Thirty-eighth street. Sus
ceptible young Henri , it is said , bccumo
smitten with thu voluptuous charms of
his landlord's pretty wife , and on December -
comber 10 both disappeared from the
Their intimacy had long been no
ticeable , and the infatuation of the
youth led him a few days prior to de
clare his love , The couple wcro after
ward heard from in Philadelphia.
Meanwhile there had begun a most re
markable cable correspondence between
Dumay pero in Nimos and Dcraud and
Gouat in this city.
Hero is a cnblegiam that startled the
old'gentleman nnd hroko the hearts of
Henri's loving mother and sister.
"NKW YOKK , Dec. 20.To Jean
Dumay , 13 Boulevard , Gumbotta ,
Nimes , Franco : Henri a thief. Most
despicable. Arrested. Send by tolo-
praph 0OOUf. Your honor will bo saved.
Bernud will Btop.proscoution , I nm suro.
Will fix the matter , 1 am suro. Twelve
hours delay from the polico. Letters
follow. 'QOUAT. "
This followed the same day :
"Donotbojfrigtlioned. Send telegram
addressed 'Grandfather. ' Henri at
Pittsburg. Letters follow.
The distraction of the Dumay family
nt the receipt of these surprising dis
patches may bo surmised it could
hardly bo described. But the father
replied in despair ns follows :
"Impossible to send 0,000f , at present.
Soon ns possible. "
No. 4 gave nn added pang to the young
man's parents. It arrived at onco. 11
was :
"Boraud hands mo telegram. Impos
sible to arrange matter. Do the possible
and impossible to telegraph money. Too
much time lost already , I fear. Sorry
for you. "GOUAT. "
That stirred the sorrowing old man to
action. and ho made strenuous endeavors
to arrange for the sale of his worldly
possessions , with the result that his
business was closed out at a complete
sacrifice , and ho telegraphed an order
for fl.OOOf. ( $1,148.32) ) to Boraud , leaving
himself penniless and his little family
in want. Bnt on the next day his heart
was bomowhat gladdened by the cheer
ing news from Boraud :
"Calm yourself. The prosecutions
are ended. If I can bring your son back ,
I .advance money for his return to
Franco. If ho is mndo n soldier here h
will end badly. " Ho does not want to
work. I nm ruined by him. Letters
follow. BEKMJD. "
Hafl the conspirators been satisfied to
cease operations at this point all might
have been well for them , and the crime
not discovered. Boraud scorns to have
got his hand in at sending lengthy
cablegrams , and this ono roacho : ! Nimes
two days after on December 24 :
"Lawyer sends formal withdrawal.
Money received. My life is ruined , for
yocr son to abduct wife of his benefac
tor , mo. Obliged to sell everything.
Crazy with grief. Money received docs
not pay half for us. I forgot momen
tarily to say I will make your unfortun- „
nto son take first steamer. Hope ho will If
have remorse some day. "BisiiAUD. " M
On the day that Boraud sent his tele
gram of the 22d there reached Now
York nn appeal that must have touched
the heart of a less remorseless scamp.
It read :
"Wo Bond nt once sum demanded.
Wo supplicate and pray the person in
terested to have pity on a family in do-
suair. Henri's sister bogs it on her
knees. "HONOitiNK DUMAY. "
Bernud's final telegram awoke suspi
cions in the mind of Dumay.
"Hero was this man , " ho said , yester
day , "posing as my dear BOII'B bonefat-
tor , as trying to save him from the
threatened prosecutions of some ono un
known. Suddenly ho drags in himself
as tbo injured ono. 'For your son to
abduct wife of his benefactor , mo , ho
says , and 'Money received does not pay
half for us. ' ' 'What does it all mean' ? '
I asked myself. "
Dumay laid the matter before the au
thorities of his native place , who ad
vised him to communicate with thq
French consul at New York. Before ho
got an answer to his letter word was re
ceived from Henri. The young man
made no mention of trouble , nnd this still
urthor increased his father's belie !
that ho had been imposed upon. Then
came a response from the French con
sulate telling Dumay to como to this
city. Ho arrived here last week prac
tically without means. At the ofllco of
the French consul the old man was di
rected to the law firm of Stahlnccknr &
Coudort and the French government Is
now assisting in the prosecution of Bo-
ruud and Gouat.
On the day after the 0,000f. were sent
to Bornud the chef's young wife re
turned from Philadelphia and was joy
fully received into the arms of her hus
band and amicable relations have since
existed between thorn. They removed
to No. 112 East Thirty-second street.
These facts and a good many others
that have not been made public wore
learned by the diligent lawyers in the
case nnd it was also ascertained that
young Gouat was engaged as a fresco
painter for a man named liegeman of
Lawyer Stahlncckor and Court Officer
Hnrrick , of the Tombs squad , drove out
there Wednesday night , having with
them Dumay pore , Gouat was met on
the way homo from work and promptly
arrested. When ho saw the father of
his former sqhool follow and voyager
ho turned palo with evident fear and
broke down. Ho accused Bemud of
having planned the schema and said
the latter had got the monoy.
Boraud was arrested at his homo yes
terday morning just as ho was prepar-
paring to start for Mr. Aster's to get up
an appetizing bill of fare for the morn
ing meal.
"Why am I arrested ? " ho asked.
"For conspiracy in getting 0,000f.
from Joan Dumay. "
"Gouat got the money , " the prisoner
replied , shrugging his shoulders. "I
go with you. J am innocent. "
In the Tombs police court both men
were charged with conspiracy , They
plead not guilty and waived examina
tion ,
Justice Patterson held thorn in bail of
$2,500 each for trial at general ses
Later in the day Mrs. Boraud called
on her husband in the Q'ombs and en
gaged a lawyer to defend him.
The old man Dumay is Booking work
as a machinist to enable- him to pay hia '