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TliK BEE: OMAHA. WEDNESDAY. AH.rst 2X
TUT. Brr.A AtTMtOD R.Trs'rvrn.AV.- -r..
How to Train a Wife
- - umiiiueti uuur
This is (he Day We Cglebrate
; ; r
"I'eaf." MM tb Hopeful Housewife on
Monday morning. "I want William to dig
another f)T f'-'l. Mv rhry sAnthemum
are u-.h too ciow J'-J. Tney must he
ws't f-.-w dnvs and I'll do It f ir
the Confirmed Commu'er answered
hp.- 'jilv. "My vacation berins Trnirsdav
' f! a lot of ;hvtra' nereis and I In
tend To clevis my holdavs f rutins. thlr.M 1
up arun1 p a-". Ton can tell William t
wh'n re cnn ri:;nd this evemne thKt
we won't ned him for th next two
weVt ?iat I Intend to do all the work
aho'Tf t h garden rmseif."
"Oh. ro." hi. i'f protested "I can't do
that I ve been trvins: to set him to chor.
own trat dead elm tre all summer and
be ha .irreed to come a week from
WdnfWlv ' i
tt I Intend to chop tat tree m'self."
TV Commuter Interrupted. '"That'll tie
J'lrt 't'v thlr for -m."
I' mirul fom.e.1 a comri'act-nt sj. t ire of
tb iHd cotr,;nv of lliMrious woji'-hur-
ier'--- Ve'-i Y --filr.KU-n Itismart ';. J!ad
toii. Lui'-n. ct a! with whTt. In ti-ll
at Kaet. b "as "hertlv to t. )oine,l.
I It- iwu '. n and a it v.p in'.o ,
klrdlirj -. I for r -t winter." '- a -J led
mtf-uMae'.i.-a!:-. "ThV.'ll jv ti rrKe of
a roup! of In,-; of wood, " I
Ji:.- .i n..:J that - slng-tlar. j
wffejy .."iiiles-bt:; incredulous, b-men, I
cr Ui.'. . i
" VL' tight, fie-ir. she a.-:uk'-ed "Lef
cwrw I'd rJI ' - ha . -nu do It. bf-t-aw j
in tj-.t cs-ejr -.'.! he ti0ne wt-il. ' I
Di:r;n the to-rrse of tt; nf .k-tl.at las- i
pin;,.. Jr.:-rn.ir.ab r eek
b :i 'he nous-
and Kird n ce-. urr. d
and Invariably the
f'onr;rii.i-l Cn:r.rtifir r umH personal !
.-es;.jrs!hti1 f"r '".W rerarr :
fir whole Uya of his vacation had 1
.ll.pj away before tr.f aceuJint; voice of'
the Frtrrrllv Conscience sixike as, followr: :
' I , ( . .. . . . arm a r.knr M
iJ.e f mi irwi itj.t . ( hhv - m . ..-... - -
"T'JO -wnrTi. 1 Mho-iM fy not " stouUj- r.uirbi-d hands, and. assisted by his tremu-
nsmered the Corrmuter. "I w-.-nd-r what ' l"iily sTrnpathetje pouwe. he limped pain
Wll iarp did with the nx?' fully into the house.
rt li iarp mo wtttj trie nxe: ;
IU-dl-1 n"f stir from the rclininc chair i
til p'a'-za - he spoke.-but his wife i
"! find it for ion.'' she said, and
tir from the rclininc chair i
kli-ued bl'thfly into the house .
i tf .erwim. you don t. expect me. to chop (
loj . trr with my best trousers." the i
'. turn Jtrr irriiinhled.
"No. Uti with j e ' his wfe an- j
B-it 1U Commuter gturHl by his protest i
a - !e y.iarter of an hour, which he de- i
l. Ji-nnint; :i n-jt'lse shirt and a
nreputhle fiehin- otitfit.
' at lat..HX- in hand, he stood before
tlf 'ated tree.
it swunit at 1. once, twice, three time.
Plans for Building
At the recent -coaention of tb Nationai T
Afsorlatlon of Building Owner and Man
agersln "Cleveland the ta(ement was mad
that" Skyscraper Over thirty ' atoriea In
height "w ere monument of uieleasne.' To
show ' the absurdrty of that statement,
Geors Mortlmef, vie president of th
I'nittjd Slte Realty and Improvement
company of New York, declares. In the
World, plans have been prepared ror lw
atory building fof lower Broadway a build
ing to be l.JW feet high, the loftiest struc
ture of any kind In the, world.
hat this lUK-story building, which would
cot . tK WO.OOO, will be constructed Im
mediately ia doubtful, but Mr. Mortimer be
lieve It is bound to come In the near fu
tur. Think what a 100-story building mean
an edifice twk as high an the Singer
tower and 650 feet higher than the new
A fw year ago, when it was believed
the building code would be amended to pre
sent lb erection of building higher tbas
twenty stories, the Equitable Life Insur
ance company Med plan for a aixty-tory
d J mi of
id --it of tr
but that- warn JltU more than a
the late Paul Morton, then pros-
he company. W hen the Metropol
itan .lower wa built two year ago It was
thought the limit In height baj beeu
reached. That etructur of forty-nine ato
rie towers TuO teet above, the ground. But
at th present Um a fifty-five tory build
ing ' ii In course of construction which,
when completed, will be feet high. Bo
a. i , k. n ikal Ik. V, a f . , v KniLline
yVe the LXsfoot boat. Is really not a
f --ui but actually to. sight as a practical
Ajcordipg to Mr. Mortimer, the erection
of a 104-story building will not offer any
more t-erious engineering problems than
are to be found In putting up one of forty
f ve or fifty stories. The foundations will
have to be any deeper, for the eolld
rock below the surface of Manhattan won Id
upfxrt a W-4jtory building If it were pos
sible to 'build one. The problem of ele
vator -equipment becomes more serious, for
the spar devoted to them naturally ruts
down the renting area. The plans for the
ItaVstory building, which covers an area
of S0,im square feet, provide ninety ele
vator to carry the S.ts'O occupant and
hundred of thousands of visitoc to their
officers.,, . . '
The building, of course, will be of steel
construction, more than 40 v tons being
nuiredV not t mention K but common
brick. J.7u0.W- face brick. U0.CM) cubic feet
of Indiana limestone. . cubic feet of
granite and $006 ton of ornamental terra
otta. Th other material are In equally
stupendous quantities. For Instance. 1.1V).
tJ square, feet of partition tile will be
nededA..Tr,(N0 squar fret of wir '.ath.
Eoadjr for ihc Opening
. : LA
kf: stoppfti ant kxamineo the
und'tnree In-ipnif icant p.eci of bark f r I
e - ff.
lie stoi-ped and ea"nined the ate blade, j
l rrelvin as he did eo that the three old j
ladies next door were watchtne; him
through the urawn curt-in cf their parlor j
window... and trat other more ran-lld i
neishbors had come out of the front
porches to f the inow.
flic rrore t: rrspd hi rruty axe
firmly in his hands, and with the air rf
one alumrr.irn out a ti.ree-bajger, swung
it high In the air.
And then the old ladles neit door heard
rome:'.i!ns htard rerulr lanrua blue
w''h sizzling with expletives such a
Imd never penetrated the dim twtllght of
their live before.
Kor in ome unexplained tnaaner the
handle of the axe had llprd and erased
nno nt the rftmmiltpr'l finder.
iu:iy iniu mr nuue
A the injury w
was no particular i
but it made him fee
Half an hour 1
A the injury waa to the finger, there
reason - for hla hmpitig.
ater, soothed, coddled.
bandaged and once more Installed in state
upon the porch, be gased sorrowfully at
the finger, which iti'il contrived to pain a
"It looks to me as If that hand would be
out of commission the rest of my vaca-
tlon," he said In a tone that rang half
ia. nan g.aa.
"Won't that be arand.-" hi wife
thoughtlessly babbled. "You won't have
to do acy work, and William will" W
down the tree.."
(Copyright. l:i. by the K. T. Herald Co.)
of Hundred Stories
1.300.000 lineal feet of $x4-lnch prnce ateep-
era, 2.400.000 fet"of pino -Boards for floor-
covering, .nr wtliaows. IS. 000 square feet
of glass and MO. 000 pound of windos,J
weights. The building would have a rent-' j
ame -area or JJW eqoare-ieet- . i .
Bedlam 1 a corruption of Bethleham, the
nam of an losana. asyljim In St. George''
Fields, London. It was originally located
in Blabopsgate Street Without, where tt
waa founded In 124.
In early time Its management was de
plorable, the patients being exhibited in
public like wild beasta In cages, at so much
per head, the spectators making ptrt of
Tb funds of th hospital being Insuf
fient, partially convalescent patients, with
badge fastened to their arms, were sent
out to beg, and were known as "Tom-o -Bedlams"
or "Bedlam beggars." Edgar, In
Shakespeare' "King Lear," aaauroe the
character of on of these.
Nabs of Knowledge
a thermometer before
The most ancient hymn I th
Moses," composed In len B. C.
The Paris Louvr was originally a royal
residence in the reign of Pagobert. in C8.
Russia has th fewest doctors of any
civ I Used country.
Three and a half millions of people are
always on the sea.
From the maidenhair fern a palatable
tea can be brewed.
Tiles were first mad In England ia .1:4
and w ere taxed In 17V4.
One pound of cotton has yielded as much
as 4.770 mile of thread.
Thimble appear to hav been known by
(he Roman,' as soane wets found at- Her
culaneum. Casting lots was originally employed la
the division of th land of Canaan In 1(44
rVale for weighing diamonds are s ac
curately poised that an eyeUsh will turn
Sorrows of the Poor.
9 j-aV T kW
wi'll rifvEK KUTth wv v J I fc'non ?VC. S ft
HlorMT. TTA FIKP TMtlr! -Ov I toVN' A T"t7 TsTACjW I IJ
tHACKS Afl,TRH "B TO THEIR v , jr
AIT SB IK TW. rtOW V0 W TrUT , ITrk
1 v.ay, AM- I'll ft THE OTHER, n't r flj
f warns nTT" I , Wffffj!
C - CHoyn. J
f THE TRACKS J I f TPrusfTrt TiNSV i
The peacock Is an Interesting bird, about
which" lies as variegated as It own plum
age have been fabricated. You know the
one about the pride and self-satisfaction
of the bird being actually reduced to noth
ing by a glimpse of Its ugly feet? I
watched a bevy of the parading birds for
hours Just lately, and not one of them
looked at Its feet once.
And you are like th bird. rlf-satlsfled
ss you are, you avoid or prevent the elimi
nation of your conceit by refusing to watch
your feet. Perhaps the inattention explains
the fact that they sprawl about in the
most unseemly way.
Do you happen to know anything about
that much-abused philosophy named for a
man with entirely good Intention which
hav been screwed to abnormality by a
lot of idiots? His nam was Franco Is
Delaarte. And he made long and careful
observation of th gestures and expres
sions of man. He deduced some Interesting
things. Tou ought to know of one of his
conclusions. Coarae-nalured people invari
ably adopt an attitude where their feet'are
wide apart. And you know for yourself
that there Isn't a kind of creature that
crawls with, wide-spreading limbs but
that fills you with a shuddering disgust or
Th same principles and general truths
run through frog and female. A sprawl
ing girl Is dlsru sting. She give the Im
pression of coarseness. She robs whatever
attractiveness she may possess of Its
power, and smears the repulslvene of
sp rawly thing over her own personality.
But you don't sprawl. Ton refute the
charge with, indignation. Tou refuse .to see
that the effectiveness of your summer
finery, the appeal of your pretty face. Is
killed by the objectionable prominence of
your sprawling feet. All right. Miss Pea
cock. Continue sprawling if you like It.
But you certainly do look common and un
tenant ne. Of course. It's comfortable. Bo
hoes. Bo la a corset with the stays all : only to be left alone, to live his life of slm
s hoe So its a corset with the stays all I Pluity with those he loves. Officially the
out. But how do they look? How do you!Grno Duk Nicholas Is dead.
look in them?
It is on of th paradoxical thing that
are always confusing to any student of the
freaky feminine that narrow skirts which!
seem to afford tittle space for sprawling j
appear te hav inspired contortions that '
. ' i
mra tiwi mjpua kw w wcwj tax m
Glass-Held Down to the Sprawling Girl
they cannot accommodate. Any short ride not act. There was no secrecy about their
on a street car w 111 show a half dozen girls ! performance. They sprawled. And the men
testing then- skirt limit to an unesthetlc i all looked. She seemed to take the glances
degree. Just yesterday I beheld a sight j as general tribute to her good looks. But
tor men and devils. And both w ere making i they were not. They were critically un
the most of It the most fun, I mesn. flattering observations of her extraordinary
One of the sprawly girls was on the car.
The seats were the side kind. With an In
tention of refusing to recognize each other
as actively dlsplsyed as might be the
attagonlsm of two women who had run
for the same club office, her feet sprawled ! Using models were displaying their wares,
sway from esch other. They were neatly j On one might even think that the girls
dressed in white oxfords and white silk were playing som new kind of a king's ex
hose. And they well, you have heard that I game with their legs instead of their- fin
pretty quotation. "Her feet beneath her j gers. But no. They are Just nice girts en-
pettlooat. like little mlee, stole In and out."
I Just mention it to Illustrate how her did
iThe Forgotten Grand Duke Nicholas
Improbable as th story may aound. there .grand dukes may wed only princesses of
is living In exile today in a remote corner th blood. Informed of Grand Duke
of the Russian empire a grand duke of the j Nicholas' second defiance of his autocratic
ruling house, a long-ago cast-off of the , power, the czar's anger kr.ew no bonds. He
Romanoffs, all but forgotten even by the 1 wound up by banishing the recalcitrant
csar, his cousin, and other blood relatives, member of the family to the wilds of Turk
sccording to a writer In the Boston Herald. eetan, this time making It definite exile.
Of all the strange tales of secret banish- ! The grand duke's life only could fer
ment that are hidden in the archives of the niinate it.
Russian imperial family, none is cloaked j From that day to this little has been
In greater mystery than the one involving : known of the grand duke and less has been
the Grand Duke Nicholas Constantlnovlch. j heard of him. Alexander III Issued an
the lost and forgotten member of the house ' order that his nam be stricken from the
that has ruled Russia with Iron band these family soil and never again spoken In his
centuries. For thirty years or more be j court or presence. The Russian publie
has lived in exile, guarded day and night by soon forgets even grand dukes, It appears,
a detachment of soldiers, who, like their ! for Nicholas and hi wife had not long been
Imperial charge, may almost be reckotiedjn far Turkestaln until they wer as dead
as among the forgotten. ( to all but those living In the place of ban-
Strangely enough, this Romanoff cast
off has found contentment and comparative
happiness in bis banishment and desires
It was Csar Alexander III whose dis
pleasure he had Incurred, and In those days
he was probably considered fortunate that
he didn't, settls the account with his life,
The offense of the grand duke was the
harboring of revolutionary ideas. Early In
his career' he tad manifested a tendency
to balk at the autocratic measures of the
throne. Taken to task for his seditious
principles, the grand duke is said to have
thrown Alexander III into a perfect rage
by vowing thai he would give his life to
the work ot freeing Russia of a tyrannic
rulershtp. He expressed the hope that he
might live to see Russia a republic.
That very night, so the story goes, the
grand duke disappeared from all the haunts
that had known him. At that time he was
H years old and a prominent figure in bt.
Under orders of the throne, he was Im
mediately transported to Orenburg, there
to undergo indefinite exile. There be lived
under, guard, housed in tery modest
When the grand duke finally wooed and
wed the daughter of the commissioner of
police the door of secrecy was at last un
locked, but only for a little time. The
mrriace was accomplished without the
liar s knowledge or cvrmissioq, and. ' of
I course, was morganatic. Iwr ma Kanuu
; awkward and coarse appearance.
And sometimes the sprawl is up-an-down-ward.
Just to look along a club bouse
veranda It would b easy to draw the con
clusion that a company of hostery-adver-
! gaged rn
th not-nice performance of
If you dream of taillns and art ink
ened by the fancied tar of lanJin i ia . !
sign you are going to be 111 If you awake
while still in midiir you will continue In
The firet tpe writer, which was con
structed for the use of the blind, waa ex
hibited at the Paris exhibition In ltte.
Haiel Armbrugt, uo9 Ontario St
Maude Asiuifscii. 3915 North Eighteenth St....
Marie Becker, 60i North Twentieth St
Ellxabeth Derrjrnan. 2126 South Thirtj-thlrd, 8t .
Albert Brennentall, 1318 Spencer St
(John P. Burdlsh. 403 North Twenty-fourth St. .
Buelah Butler, 2111 North Twenty-seventh St...
-Helen Eupkey, 830 South Forty-first St Columbian 1904
j Mary V. Fulr. 4710 Parker St Walnut 11 ill 190J
i Raymond 8. Fellers. 410? Lafayette Atc Walnut Hill U9i
'Ullle Fish, 2414 South SeTenteenth St Castellar 102
Edward George, 1101 South Thirteenth St." Partflc 104
Iona Gideon, 422 Woodbine At Train 1904
! Robert L. Gillam, 3311 Sprague St Monmouth Prk...l98
; Harlene Goodrich, P08 South Twentieth St Outral 1903
Esther Hancen, 141 Canton St Vinton 189S
Esther Helnrman. 3912 North Forty-firit St Central Park 190J
! Grace G. Hunt, 4602 North Twenty-second St Saratoga 1901
Albert Huntcinger. 27T7 South Twenty-fourth St.
Peulali 1. Jones. 1721 South Eleventh St
Luella Kaufman, 11 IS 4 North Seventeenth St...
Milard Krasue. 122 North Thirtieth St
i Frank G. Kretschmer. 3021 South Nlnett-enth St.
'Anton Krupicka, 30o Walnut St
jMary Lehorln. 1141 North Seventeenth Si
! Charley Mercuric 1814 Pierce St
Ruth Morey. 812 South Thirty-third St Columbian 1S99
Earl Parsons, 6711 North Thirtieth St Miller Park 1901
Willie L. Psrsons. 6711 North Thirtieth St Milltr Park 1900
James D. Paul, 1714 South Sixth St Train 190J
Vera Pederson, 1010 South Twenty-sec-ond St Mason 1S99
Esther Peterson. 3816 Chicago St.'. Saunders 1901
Bertha Queen, 1107 Pacific St Pacific 1894
Rosie Pamland. 5141 North Sixteenth St Sherman 190..
Tookif Slrham, 1318 South Twelfth St Pacifla 1S96
Charles Smith. 2354 Leavenworth St High 1S96
Mary Smith, 4041 Decatur St Walnut Hill 1S9S
Russell Staines, 2218 Leavenworth St.
Harry Sullivan. 2702 California St Webster 1904
Keythel D. Turner, 1411 Chicago St Cass is 7
Katherln Von Biekef, 3424 Franklin St Franklin 1S9S
Ethel Wilbur, 1840 North Twenty-second St Kellom '. 1903
Gertrude WelUell, 1248 South Tenth St High U3
Carl Whltaker, 4915 North Forty-second St Central Park 1904
Iva Younrren. 2511 South Twentieth
Lunnanuel Youser, 973 North Twenty-seventh
Onions Powerful to Save
"Do my kiddies mell like little onion
patches V asked one young matron of an
other, and on being told In a very positive
manner that they did. she said. "Well, then,
I'll shoo them away, but I'll Jell you why
they are thus perfumed, and you can profit
by the knowledge If you are so minded.
Three years ago my youngsters were the
average town bred children, nervous, wake
ful at night and on the go the livelong day.
The country didn't help them, and when we
came back to town they grew so much
worse that I finally called in a child spe
cialist, who asked aB sorts of profound
questions, arranged all their lessons and
play with a view to their improvement,
and prescribed various tonics.
"Next spring h said. "Go to th moun
tains ' and we did, but it didn't agree with
the children, and they longed for the sea,
so after a little, we changed to a little
seaside vlllags. Ther they wer happy,
but a sad contrast to the native children,
who had the most wonderful health and
vitality and seemed sot to have a nerve in
their bodies. But here one day we found
j a remedy for all our 111 quit by accident.
ii e vmi lor m pn-mo in ins motor, w men
promptly broke down and forced us to
Limoges Hfcir Fair
Th annual balr fair of Limoges was
held lata in Jan this year. For threw day
dealers from Paris and Berlin, frera Italy
and many other countries, weighed and
bargained for the variously shaded plaits
offered for sale. Th whit and then the
reddish-brown shades brought th highest
prices, from 127. tt to SLO a pound. One
Paris house along bought over 13B pounds
of hair at from lit to fli a pound, the
average all round price.
As a nevldenc of the extent of the
business done it is stated that 1,700 pounds
of hair was sold at the highest price.
a pound, or over SB6.TJ0. Prices this
j rr owd
I I'" of " .fV M f?f '
compared with last
cent. Present modes
do not call for additional locks to grace
fair beads crowned by or burled In th
London gambling - houses wer licensed
How Do They Do It?
930 a m 1 2.3 pn '
August 23, 1911.
. Howard Kennedy .
. . Saratoga
. . Hish 1894
. . Train 1903
. . Leavenworth 1903
Ave Castellar 1903
Ave. . High
find shelter from the sun in the nearest
Nine children came and gaxed at us and
then fled, but not before I noticed how
well and sturdy they looked. I asked who
their doctor was. 'Doctor nothing,' was
the mother's answer. 'One of my young
ones was puny like yours, and I Just gave
him all the onion he wanted with dry
-.rusts of bread between meals.'
"From that day I started an onion diet
In my family, not quite as It was pre
scribed, but the children have onion once
a day. anyway, and I give them Iota of
buttermilk besides. I eat them myself, too,
but not when company Is coming, although
I do not see why a natural odor like that
should be so cried down and out of society
when th stale, urhealthy one of cock
tails Is considered permissible. When I
am apprehensive of a restless ntght I take
a glass of very hot milk before I go to
bed. and an hour before that a little salad,
of onion grated on crisp lettuce, with
French dressing, in which Is chopped hard
boiled egg. Tou have no Idea how delicious
this tastes with very thin bread and but
ter. 1 do not care who la here when I
feel I must order this repast, and I have
made many converts and cures by telling
both these tales of onion power that I am
J telling you." Nw Tork Tribune.
Mr. Luck and Mr. Wu'k
I wux settln' by man winder.
Wen oh. man laws a mass) 1
Young Misiah Luck went strollin' by
A-lookln' peart an' sassy
He cyurls wus slick, he teef wux wit,
He laf at me, above him;
Look lak de wusn't ary one.
But de erbleedse ter love him.
Den bimeby, Mlstah Wu'k go by,
res lak he in a hurry.
An' he ain' waste no look on' me.
Case 'pear lak Mlstah Wu'k an' me.
But dat ain' mek me worry!
We am" a-gwine ter hit it;
He ain' no mo' an' 'gin ter play,
Be to' he hab ter quit it.
Nef flme I see young Mlstah Luck.
He setttn' la de guttah;
Whiles Mlstah Wu'k went whixxln by,
A-riduV In he autah.
An' I am' tek no notice oh
Iat gent, wid cyurls amhrns'al;
I hatter run 'phone Mlstah Wu k.
Dat I done cept his 'posal.
Pauline Camp lu Independent
Night is the moth of councils.
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