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A MANICURE PARLOR. PRETTY GIRLS IN AN UP - TO DATE PROF; SSION. A Study of Types An Operator! Daily Kootine A Continuous Performance In an Old. llookfhop Kate Jordan's New York Letter. Special Correspondence. J New Yock, May 20. A tiny elevator of gilt scroll work wafted me to a big sunny room into which the morning sunlight Rt reamed gloriously. It was in a building not a stone's throw from that preen, sparkling oasis Aladison square. The women who filled tho place were qttitc in keeping frith tho fashiunablo tone of tho neighborhood, for they were all exquisitely gowned and "up to date" in tho smallest requirements, from the tip of their russet walking boots to tho extremities of the stiff quills in their natty hats. It was a manicure parlor, and fully 20 pairs of hands were being doctored, trimmed, polished by as many prott girls. It is remarkable, by the way, how very pretty the girls are who have adopted this tin de sioclo profession. Dainty, with the clearest of pink and white akin, with well brushed, hair, well fitting, suitable gowns and bands so lovely that to look at them inspires a desire to write a sonnet to their beauty the manicure girls are all of this. The Hummu 11 and. I found a scat by a big, swinging window beside the long, lace draped table, and soon a young Hebu, armed with a variety of tiny instruments, sat opposite to me and commenced her work clip, clip, clip! ''You must be dreadfully tired of the human hand 3"' I said after wo bad chatted for a few moments. "Yes," and the dimples came into her smooth check; 'thero is a wearying sameness to our work. When 1 first took it up, I used to go to sleep thinking of bands, and afterward I dreamed of them Isot long ago, when I had a fever, I thought in my delirium that 20,000,000 hands were striving to push mo out of heaven Into

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  1. Reading Times,
  2. 05 Jun 1894, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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