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Warren Breaks a Wash Bowl and Denouonces the Lack
By MAHEL HERBERT VRXKR.
It was Just a when Helen got back
to .the hotel. Their key was in the
office, so she knew Warren had not yet
But he was only a few moments late.
She was taking off
her hat when he en
tered. He submitted
rather Impatiently to
her eager kiss, and
threw his stick and
bundle of papers
down with a brusque:
"Well, what kind
of !ay did you
"Oh, dear, a won
"Find Iondon a
"Oh, the most in
teresting city In the
"What'd you see?"
taking off his coat
and throwing him
self on the couch. Then without waiting
for an answer, "I'm dead tired, the city
may be all right, but, by Jove, you
ought to be up against the business men
here. ' -
"Why, dear, didn't you have a good
"Didn't get to see anybody. Thest
men are never In their offices, or If they
are they won't see you unless you make
an appointment. Have to write or tele
phone. Even the small fry can't be seen
offhand. Gad, there's a lot to be said
for the New York way of butting into
an office and seeing your man on the
spot, Instead of fooling around writing
letters to these pikers."
Helen was conscious of a grave mis
giving. She knew it was Warren's na
ture to always denounce everybody and
everything that didn't go his way. He
had been so confident of success here,
and now if he was meeting obstacles on
this, his first day.
"I've made- a few appointments for to
morrow. Once I get at these leiiows
I'll get them going, Bodineton's the man disappeared in tne direction or tne tele
I want to see the r.-on. Wrote h'.m for I phone booth.
an interview hut heaven knows when
I'll get it. Thev take, their own ever
lasting time for things over here. Now,
let's get on; and vot s-omething to eat.
Haven't had a thing but a whiskey and
gnda sin?e morninK."
"Oh, Warren, yo'u know you shouldn't
go all day without eating!"
"Didn't have time. Punch that bel!
there for some hot water," and he strode
over to the dresser ard bean to take
off his collar.
Helen read the notice bosiOe the bell:
Maid 1 ring.
Hot water 2 rings.
Waiter , I tings.
Valet 4 rings.
She rang twice and a meld promptly
appeared with two tins of hot water.
"Well, I'll be blowed. Those same littla
tin sprinkling pots!" sniffed Warren.
''They-ve been using . them since thfj
year I."' ' - v ' ' 1 '
There was a long, o'.d-fas'.iio-.ei. marblo
topped wash, stand with two heavy white
porcelain bowls and pitchers that the
English ihotels always have- -in -thelp
Couple rooms. ,
"Warren grimblingly poured out some
hot water' in one of the howl?. "About
enough to wet canary '.bird." '
'Tftti don't suppose we could afford a
private bath?" ventured Helen.
fKuhl Doubt If you could get one.
Oueas "they "haven't a half, a dozen in
the whole house. All th's talk about
tubbed ' Englishman !s a blamed bluff.
KeVer was In .a country where they had
so darn few tubs."
Here, as he started to empty the wa
ter Into the glopjar underneath the stand,
the bowl slipped from his 3oapy haads
and crashed to the floor.
."Thunderatlon!" as he gaxed at the
broken bowl and the wet darkened car
, Helen caught up a towel and was al
ready trying to mop up the water.
."Let.jne alone,'.' he growled.. "Serves,
'em right for expecting anybody to wash
in a bowl and a pitcher. If they don't
have baths, why under heaven Jon't
they put in atatlonary wash stanSs with
running water? I'd like to tell these
hotel managers over here a thing or
Helen was still trying to mop up the
water, but the red of the carpet came
off on the towel. She had already used
"two and hesitated to take another e'ean
one from the rack. - . - .
Didn't I tell you to let that alone?" de
manded. Warren, as "he strode over to
the bell and Tang It vigorously.
, Then as the ma d appeared, he weaved
toward the washstaad ; with a curt:
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the Third Year
"Wipe up that water over there ani
take out that broken bowl."
Helen, who had always a dread of
extra hotel charges, was wondering if
they would he charged for the bowl.
But she feared to irritate Warren by
She was ai ranging her hair before
the mirror, and now Warren elbowed
her1 away to put on a fresh collar.
"Jumping Jupiter!" . holding up the one
he had taken off. "Ever see anything
as black as that? Think they'd need
more than sprinkling pots to bathe in."
"But, dear, why I it so dirty here?"
"Soft coal. That' all they burn. Now,
there's one thing you must look up to
morrowa decent laundry. Most of them
over here are rotten. They leave In the
dirt and try to cover it up with starch
gloss It over. Believe some of the big
Stores now have laundries. You might
look Into that tomorrow I won't have
time. Where'd I put those papers 1
"Here, dear," taking the roll from the
foot of the bed,, where he had thrown It.
He had been all ready to start out,
but now . he sat down with his hat on
the back of his head, his cane between
his knees and an unlighted cigar In his
mouth, . while he looked frownlngly
through the papers. Thrusting a few of
them into his pocket he threw the rest
Into his trunk.
"Better lock your trunk there," as he
locked bis own and pocketed the key.
"These English maids are pretty honest
but. we won't take any chances. Ready?"
Out in the hall Helen turned toward
the red light marked "l-Kt."
"Oh, that thing Is slower than cold
molasses," said Warren impatiently.
"Here, let's take the stairs."
As they walked through the lobby
Warren paused with a sudden start.
"8ee here, I'm going to try something
that, if 1 were English, would queer me
for all time. I'm going to phone Boding,
ton's home. It's his dinner hour, too,
w hich makes it worse. But, by George,
I've fooled around with understrappers
all day now I'm going to get the man
himself. You wait here." And Warren
Left alone, Helen went over to one of
the large leather chairs at the end of the
lobby. A number of people, all In even
ing dress, were passing through to the
dining room, and Helen felt much out of
place in her simple tailor-made traveling
' Warren hnd told her that every one
over here dressed for dinner. But she
was surprised to see how extreme the
dres?eu were. Even the middle-aged and
elderly women1 wore very low cut gowns
and much Jewelry.
But keen as was her interest in the
English women's gowns, it could not keep
her from worrying about the result of
Warren's telephone call. What If he
should "get In wrong." as he would ex
press it by trying to reach this prominent
Englishman at his home In this way.
She had heard Warren apeak of Bodlnjr
ton. and know he was- one of the men
upon whose Influence he was depending.
OhH why fcadn't-he waited until morning?
Why had he risked everything by his im
patience? - A few moments later she saw him com
ing towards, her. As he passed through
a crowd of men in evening dress, his
light gray suit was most conspicuous.
But . there was something In-the, swift
American vigor of his movements, and In
his swinging athletic carriage that mide
Helen's heart leap with all its old thrill
of pride. . How he - seemed to stand out
and tower above those languid English
men. "Well. It's all to the good." as he sat
down beside her. "I got my man and
he's all right. I'nderstood at once. I'm
to meet him at 10:30 tomorrow. I heard
Bodington was a big man. and he is.
There's a lot of really big Englishmen
it's only, the understrappers , who are so
hidebound. Come on, now, we'd better
hustle. It's after 7, and I'm ravenous."
Outsld he hailed a taxi, and hurried
Helen towards It.
"Oh. no dear," drawing back; "can't
we lake a' bit"- """' -
But he swept her in with Impatience.
"Taxis are cheap here dirt cheap! Try
to get that Into your heaif. And for
fceaven' sake, don't be protesting every
time I want to take one."
"So your son is not very euecesjfuj as
"Xo; he has about decided to quit
"How do you account for h! failure
Some of his bocks have considerable
"Yes. but he refuses to write about
ew York, or to live the. "-Buffalo
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By WAX A OSTE. Y
Quite a lot of peopie have "asked me
what ' I do to keep my hair looking so
well, and to make U grow so long.-
Now, I can't say that I had anything
in do in making it grow long. . My" hair
always was healthy and ' Strong, and
it Is only since I've been on the stage
that I realize that you have'to care for
your hair if you want to keep it in good
The heat of the dressing-rooms, the
paint and powder, and the quantity of
cold cream one uses, 'all have their
effect on the scalp, and they are not
good for the hair any more than is
dust or other substances which clog the
pores of the scalp.
The hair of the modern girl really does
not get enough ventilation, and I be
lieve that is one reason why there are
so few fine heads of hair, such as w
are told women used to' have in genera
In the first place, sunshine is an nb-:
solute necessity for the hair,' especially I
if it is light-or has golden or reddish j
glints In It. You can notice right away
the difference in the color of the hair
of a blonde if after a period of long
ronflpemert in the house she spends a
whole day In the sunshine without a
Whenever I get the chance I venti
late my hair, taking out all the hair
pins and letting It do-n, running rnv
nanns inrougn it. so mat tne air g-ts j
10 tne roots, it l rave trie eooJ
tune to re ,n tne country, i aon t wear
a hat at all. but bo abr.it with my htlr
hanging. !ttini the wind and Eunshlne I
act as beauty agents. ,
OMAHA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1912.
Judge Just Wanted to Sea Them
Copyright, 1913. Nailonal News
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Secrets of FootHght Favorites
HOW TO HAVE BEAUTIFUL TRESSES
MISS DIANA OtjTK.
Zlegfeld Beauties In "The iiaonie Widow"
One day in the open a!r
the hair up wonderfully, and the blonde
who can - stay out of doors will never
need the aid of the peroxide bottle. Hut,
of courFe, to lighten up the hair in this
natural way, you must let it down am'
hrush It frequently, so that the light nr.'
the. air will get to all parts of It.
Bathing In salt water tind then Cr -Ing
the hair In the strong sun will a;:
lighten it considerably, but you must 1"
fturo nnd not try It too often, or the
hair will become brittle and break off.
So many peoplo have brittle hair that
it Is no wonder people who sell Jtril-
liantlne make fortunes at It.
I have my own special way of oilln'r
my hair, and though I don't do It very
often. I do it very thoroughly, as you
will see. Whenever I have a vacation
especially If that vacation occurs In
summertime, I get rrady a roupie of
little capH and, tnklnp a bottle of good
tocoanut oil. I go nway to the country
or some place where my friends are
rot likely to see me. There I simply
raturate my hair with the oil, rubbing
It thoroughly Into the scalp and into
the ends of tho hair as well. When it false hair.
is quite drenched I bra!d It in two j hayc a,way found hat
braids, wind it round my head and put na)r falls out too murn )t , due t0 two
a cap over the hair so that it won t look things, indigestion or not enough sham
unpleasant or come down. t poo, I hRve never failed to retnedy the
Whenever I can conveniently do so, trouble immediately by trying both cures,
without startling the neighborhood. 1 1 Of course, it's awfully hard-to shampoo
i sit out In the open air and take the
of, Rnd ...-tllate tt,e hair anrt!
ror-l.rin iv,, t mr mi .rv r,f'well bv hraldlni it 'n two braids, and
ni'tkin to nrnterr th riii.nv nii r
leave this oil on for at least a week arid
romctims two. Then when I am ready
to come away, I ehampuo my hair
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thoroughly with hot soap suds made from
and ary it in tne sun. for
months It keeps a beautiful gloss, due to
the thorough oiling It received, and I
never have to do a thing to It.
I find that If I worry much, or am
; 1 or dispirited, my ha'.r shows it ai
..ft Immediately, and has to be oiled
,iln, though not ns thoroughly, of
,'Urse, as during vacation time.
IMS of times hair that Is a llttlo curly
vi;i get perfectly straight because It
acks nourishment and oil, and a little
hair tonic or cocoanut oil will restore the
I toid a girl to sun and ventilate her
hair and she went nut and sat In the
sun so long that she sunburned her scalp.
It was very painful, and beside It faded
her hair. When you air your crowning
fclory, as the beauty books call It, don't
;lt In the broiling sun unless you have
plenty of hair to cover your scalp with.
Where the hair Is thin, the skin is likely
to be badly burned.
One of the worst things for the hair is
thn nmnlt modern hnt Vn vflntnaHnn
set8 and aftM. thjg chsnge8 ,
know tne nalnJreM(.rs wllI rfap tneIl.
,.cward. tor almost everv one will need
Ming hair one s self, but when there ii
no hairdresser handy. I can do mine quite
washing one hrald at a tim.
Often It Is very difficult to Iteep one's
hair in good order and the scalp clean,
especially "on the road." At such times
Who is Destined
Selected by EDWARD M.VRKHAM.
There 1h food for thought In Monro
Rovce's "The Pausing of the American."
Commenting upon the presence of so
many foreign elements In our great cities,
Mr. Royce says:
"The first thing I found was the fact
that nearly all the work manual labor I
mean In town and country Is being done
by the foreigner that Is, by men nnd
women without American birth or de
scent. I have been at some pains to In
vestigate this matter, and I find, (or
example, that In the work of loading and
unloading steamers nnd all kinds of
ocean and river craft In New York.
Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore,'
there are hardly II) per cent Ameri
cans employed. And this Is more or less
true along the whole length of the At
lantic and Pacific coast lines. The for
eigner In doing this work In the east,
the north and west, and the negro In
"The same Is true of railroad construc
tion aril repairing, street making and
cleaning, house cleaning, etc. Nearly all
the trolley conductors, Janitor and care
takers are foreigners. Concerning the
nationality of carpenters. niaons, smiths,
painters and other kinds of artisans, I
cannot speak with so much certainty.
"There Is not, and never has been, such
a thing as a real native American ser
vant, Americans have sometime been
silly enough to boast of this fact, but
we are now beginning to feel that; it
would he a great blessing to be sur
rd'iinded in our homes by people of our
own rare and nation.
"This would lie a double blending; It
would bless those who servn as well as
thone who are served. But, alas, we have
no one trained for this perfectly honor
able, pleasant and well-paid employment.
And at least half of the many millions
paid out every year for domestic service
goes out of the country.
"Living as 1 do In the chief city of
America, It seems odd that I should sel
dom, If evtr, meet or sue Americans ex
cept In a social or professional way; anl
the profe.'slonH are being rapidly fll'eJ
by men of foreign names.
"Now the people who do the work of
a country, if they be nut slaves, will in
good time pussess that land.
"Let me show yp i. how .this is done.
Ten yeais ago some Polacks fettled in
and tbout a small. Connecticut -town, not
luo miles from Manhattan Island. When
they first arrived they hired themselvea
out as farm hands and general labo-ers.
Today more than half of these Polacks
own the farmB on which they once
worked a-; laborers.
Little Bobbie's Pa
Uy WILLIAM F. KIKK.
"That was a funny thing that hap
pened the cither day," sed Pa to Ma. "A
man cum Into the hallway of this here
flat blldlng & asked me If I had any old
clothes to sell. I
had to look at the
poor simp a mo
ment first, sed Pa,
to see If he wasn't
dangerous or if he
was, but as soon
nr, I vau eure that
tharo wasent vary
much to be 'feared
from him I started
i to luff at him.
j. "Whit Is the
matter?'1 sed Ma.
"Are you crasy
with the heat?"
No. sed Pa, I am
not crazy with the
heat, but can you beat It, the Idee of
a man arklng 'me If I have any old
clothes. Ho ought to know that I . had
old clothes, sed Pa. He cud see them on
me. The nerve of him. Pa sed. Have I
any old clothes. Ha, ha. sed Pa. Look
at the fringe on these pants.
Fringe on pants alnt any disgrace, sed
Ma. Many honest peepul has fringe on
Well, ted Pa, 1 wll tell you something j
I make up for It bv brushing my hair j
about twice as much as I would ordl- '
narlly do and by keeping mv brushes ,
very clean. I always have two hair,
brushes, one wire one for brushlna out
tangles, and the other a bristle brush
for pnlifhlng and oiling the hair.' The
reason why most brushing Is virtually
useless Is because the brushes are not
kept clean enough, and one Is Just brush
ing the dust In again. ' - .
When you are brushing your hair ,to
clam It, rub the scalp over with a clean"
towel, or a piece of linen. If the hair is
very dusty, dip the linen in bay rum and
rub the rcalp thoroughly. You can use' a
soft tooth brush, If you prefer. This will
keep the scalp in good condition even if
you have to let it bo ;evcrf l weeks with
out shampooing the hair, and it's a good
way to do when you are 111 and not able
to liavo your head washed.
The Bee by Tad
to Pos sess America
"I'nder the Indolence of the present-day
Yankee, New England went almost out
o cultivation, fell out . of the. ranks of
the producers of the world and Joined
the great American army of consumer.
"I'nder the Industry, enterprise ahflt;
superior Intelligence of the alien. New
EnKland Is being reclaimed and brought
back. Into the rank of the producers,
where she rightfully belongs. But New
England does not furnish the only ex
ample Qf the Ignorance and Inefficiency
of the American at compared to the
"The Dutchman.' the 'Dago' and 'the.
'Sheeney,' upon whom the American hat.
been pleased to look with good-natured
contempt, Is now showing that he la the
superior of the man who scorned him,'
In the simple but very necessary art of'
bread-winning. He has, in Tact, shown
himself a better man thsn the proufl:
native, and hils fair to supplant him in
the exchanges and marts, at well as on'
the land; so that It looks very much as It.
the time had come for the American' to
emigrate or starve. ' i;
"The American lias always lived in'
great part by adventure, Invention and
speculation. , :,
"He Is, perhaps, or has been, the quick'
t'st-wltted, most fearless, most inventive
and the most, adventurous person the,
world has ever known. He Is not, an
never was, a plodder; and doesnt lik
continuous hard work. But the time ha;
now come for these very things, and r
Is found wanting, and la, giving place to
the dull-witted, heavy-handed foreigner,,,
who Is willing to work and who knows','
how to fwork.
"The metropolitan city of New Yorjf'
is not quite one-fifth American. What Is
true of Greater New York will soon, very
soon, be true In New England, and In a
few generations Judging from the pres-
ent trend of things It will be true'
throughout the whole United States oi'
"What do we think of the prospect?.
We, the offspring of the 'Pilgrim Fath
ers' of New England and the cavaliers of
Virginia? Whatever we may think of It,
one thing Is certain, -we must face It,
and the sooner we face It-the better. Not,
I trust, in any hostile spirit to te
stranger within our gates, but from
feeling of sheer self-presj ryation. ,
"We native Americans have, therefore, '
1 repeat, a fiduciary responsibility from
which we should not. shrink? htfweer
much we may be misunderstood and.mls
judged by these strangers'5 who throng
our portals. For we hold In trust the
Ideals of government, of morals and-of
religion, handed down to us by our fore
bears." . .
now. The next man that cums alongl&
looks at my suit of clothes 6c asks me
If I have any old clothes to sell is go
ing to get a larrup In his left laiiip.
That's the kind of a sport I am. I doant
mind being called a night owl, Bed Pa,
or anything like that, but wen anybody
cums to my house & asks me If I hive
any old clothes to sell, I am going 'to
the mat with him. v
Well, sed Ma, now that you have1 de
livered your llttel monlogue, I want? to
tell you sumthing dlffernt. A frend'ef
mine told me that she was cummlngvup
here this nlte. She is a gurl that make
her own living, now that she has left
her husband, sed Ma. I certalngly ad
mire her for it. v
Admire her for what? ' sed Pa.', Fot
making her living or leaving her' hue.
I admire her for making her lfvi'jig.
sed Ma. She is working for a heaitn
magazecn, sed Ma. ritelng essays .about
healthful dishes to eat. Here Is one. of
the dishes that she told me about. .Ma
was going to tell Pai but Jest ' then
Missus Blake cairn in. She was the
woman that Ma had been talking about
wen Pa first calm hoam.
Here Is Missus Blake now, sed' Jla.
Tell my husband after you have- tooH
of yure wraps, what Is the moast de
lishus dish thRt you ewer cooked. -
I will tell you. sed Missus Blake. First
you ta.;k two tKg, g. then you talk four
or flve prMnes' Then J'oQ bro!1 the prunM
scramble ths eggs & add a dash of
e'n '"ry & stick a sprig of parsley
int0 the t0' of tl,e Prunes.,
i You are a wise cook, aren't you',-cod
Pa. He thought Missus Blake was Icicj-
ding him, I guess she was at . that,
baekaus wen Pa asked her what her
husband did for a living she ted Oh, be
buys old clothes. f !
Poor Pa. I guess he will have to buy
a new suit. , 1
EncoaragAajr. . "
The Parson (about to ImproW 'th
golden hour) When a man reaehea your
age. Mr. Dodd, he can not, in the nktus
of i things, expect to live much longer
and I" ; ' ' '; . -1
The Nonagenarian I dunno, poaon? T
be stronger on my legs than I went
I .when I started London Opinion -, .