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July 12, 1896

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 12

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3AB- STILL IN PLEASANT TOWN Attends a Sewing Society and Chats About It. New York,-.T'uly 0,1800. - I-nin still visiting. And having a good time. too. l>leasant Town is too attractive to leave a-fter a few days' .stay. In addition we are having some of tho.se rare days in .lime—those days when there are wonderful Hushes of .lightning, when the thunder rolls as lit God Almighty was setting of the powerful cannon of heaven, and the rain eoutc* down in a, pour against which nrobreHns are no protection. These are the rare days m June, but not the usual , ones. The poet can make verses, but we know what we have to endure, and the constant drip of the rain Is the sound most fannitiar just. now. The con-sequence, is we sit a round and knit and sew and tat and do fancy work for die church basket. In between there is a- litille talking. As far as I am concerned. I iwve a great liking for doing •nothing. 1 like to watelt the tiny, sharp needle Hash In and out of the linen, whf it is managed by an expert sower; I find a -fa.<fination in the rapid movo- incnt of the ivory knitting noodles, tvhile I am sin.'lflwuiKl by "the quick Uirow here and the other throw there of the pearl shuttle. 'I joy In Idleness, It is a good thing in fhec- oimtry simply to live. To live and let other people do Lho work. Of course, one lias to listen, but OUP.needn't make any particular exertion and can by spe.cia.1 providence n'onronly that wli'icb is pleasant. Today wo arc sitting around in the living roam with, that agreeable but selfish tVelimg tiliat comes to people who are shc-liered whi'lu everybody else is being drenched with rain. MAX'S NOBLE EFFORT. T am threading needles. That dosu't sound'as if it were work, but if is. As I'dO'ic I iihiink how awkward a man is about threading a needle. He takes the needle and poises it well enough', but he gives no thought to the till read. He aims it at the eye of the needle ami it lialfo;; it'hen ho tries again. With the same result. Then ho, points the thread and in tends the needle to slide on it. He only K'ai'us through a woman, to take ;u sharp pair of scissors nnd cut the thread bias If he wants to siiccnedUti what he has undertaken. I am thread- Ing needles for n young woman who fa 'h-emstPtclil'ng -a. tea dorJi. for the cburcu basket. Somebody else is making iron holders. Why don't Hiuy Ul'HMT [h/ol'ders 'for cuiilmg tongs? Somebody «lse is knitting lace and somebody., .else is crocheUng slippers, fjj'''* jj I And that reminds the w'binan who is knitting lace to say this: "I am a Democrat, brat I confess' : tli'art" I'Jave" a very ki udly feel>ng^pw«Td'j -jMcs/j Ale-'. Kiinley. You know she is an invalid, yct'Ber beautiful white" haii'ds are "never • Mlk They are always crocSetlng soft slippers for the.feet of tbo$>e. who^ud the path o'f'lii'e dYfflcuit', And then., too^ 12*ave (ward-from-.a frlcnd'Sf her'grcat laniHljicss a lid consideration to a yonns 1 womaa wlio was so crippled that she only moved abouft in a^cliij^r. ^Al,l ( lLfe •was viewed in tlW \pa\v, JlJut'&rfsMJra-vfc •n-us ahvays cheeiifui. No matter how girl, In her previous state, forget that sbeliad a kind fr|.( . lioTTrc-to r CT>nTtrTo~TI to- liard or her .work ns an artist be- aaflpe'J-hVitosStble. "1 , : T ., »?J v ,7 THE MAJOR'S-PICT-UNE:-'• •• "I happened to be in Washington one year ,whfu .tli^ i|j)jtortiu}a.te.. little,lad.y ws . picture 6't Major McKInley i.n pastels , , to send 'if to Mrs, JI-cKInlcy for a Christmas g,tPr. In answer to it there •oame a letter which made thj>,lnv.'dkl artist very happy, lantvlatjfcr ^H «9i tfilng else arrived wifrfuh ntfido tler'tire 1 a. bit easier, though' to be Quite honest for* the picture. She simply longed to •show in the best way possible her gAititudtt. to xttaWiuii.awxwho/'fcad /be^ii more-.»twn kind 1 to.lier. .For she mode her fbeT-'tiiitt-sStre-nhvTrys luul' aTtl-ml ifrieml. The Invalid artist? S.he,wljl •never paint, airotlicr'jiftcturc. . A _fe$ mont'li* ago her eyes were closed for- evei-j an-d -the poor little• fjod^jha^ r ,l]pon 1 glveh-Ho'tliat'pai-tl'rr'rom which income, br.t :) I aAV'Si/re liffi^w'iiAteV-er you may pain and she is happy." After t.hls I threaded five needles that ml inryliflrtri.liiiilj iinilirl' and with that curious L shame. have of fe Boon that we Aif.ericain sberwlDs {Jfif our •touched^ pt'|eji the girl ^ . announced,' ."l'"li«*r th'at those horrid wTiftc stockl'ngs arec .citing. .i Ion hgadn. For my part they.,jierej^ make me think oC anytlnlng'^efee but dhe pictures In the old numbers . o,f. "Punch"— low black slippers wlthW hocte and La,stoiKt«lHt.-tlGS-tan)i«td-'>dh the inistep were worn. ThercM : iV J _ one srug-gests a woman of good taste; , ,"!* IP pl^f Mfl8f ^sf 'wearer has an Idea in it he way of luirmony, and a .heliotrope stocking Itinte lhatn wo niun Ls a little Individiuil, but a white stocking-well, it makes the ankle loo!; larger and add* nothing -whatever to line shape of whatever te above the ankle. Fancy when people used to wear black volvet stockings! QUEEN BETH'S STOCKINGS. ••Somebody who knew siuld .the tirst pair .of knitted stockings ever made wore orange in color and presented Queen Elizabeth on New Year's day. She -tliiough they wore line. If she could raise from hor grave I wonder what she would think oC the pair I saw the other day? The toe, sole and heel of each- stocking wtire woven in the tinest black silk, but her est with tire exception of Hie very .top. was of thread lace. Over ,the instep danced eupids. and above them circling the legs were rows of roses wrought In the very fitK'st work. These are to be gartered with ribbons below the knew, for suspenders would tear rhein. But. oh! dear, how many people would be surprised "' t nt> >' f-onld raise from their graves!" ONE HUSBAND'S SOKKOW. '.niie woman for whom I was rlu-eiul- ilng nredJes looked at hor friend-and said: "Let x;s hope that those who die nevor see this earth again. Last yc-ai any li.usband'.s most'intlmato friend lost his wife.' We went to him in his trouble. He wept on my shoulder, told of her virtues and I sympathized "'it' 1 him until 1 was absolutely :i bundle of rags, as 1'ar as nerves went. At the Rineral my husband had to hold him up. lie was so overwliuhiKHl by grief that he staggered her, there ami everywhere. Owing to the fact hat he had no lot in the cemetery his wife was laid in (.he receiving: vault. I never saw such :i widower. He was insueh deep mourning fliyt he reeked with gr'nM'- S'ix months went by, and one day he c-ame to ask my husband if he I bought ti would bo etiquette to aiin<mne<; his engagement before his first wife had really been buried! That J.s what a man's love is worth. The wonder to me is that women remain so true to their first loves. Of course, widows marry again. Bii: a widow does not find It so necessary to get a husband ns a man does a wife. It least, it would jseem so. There was one man in this village who wanted to jump into his wrfp'$ grave, and three- moutlis aftei:- ^vftTfl'he was going around saying that he never knew what love was until IIL- mot the young woman whom lie had elected as successor -to the wire fli.it liacl diied. MEN 7 A1VE USEFUL, "BUT— "I confess fliat men are useful; they bearee'.thlrigs, they are good at tr*trks).and-.m a way, they have-t heir own place In the world, but n of dts . . votlou, the 'average, wwna.tUs far ahead ortiio fiveragcfh'ian. ''That' is, when a .wowJB<ro<llIy r R>WS' ; a. course, ifX^ M£ a >j« 1 }^tt?WSr, J >} tc * l ?5! J?YPS are not everyday affairs, but when a_,wo- liriiil 'lbH%5" a i m5n : Tmd' : "fih'i.i*! 1 happiness AsLth-jdnnn.no .other nntn' canTibver'ttakc It see"i ; ul"fh.it'anything;"that "was feminine and more or I-ess gentle, and which ,'iiMide a"lioiner;61;(n1n^ satlsflcj^ him-, ifc'n arc'crudeV'and tiiey don't know .the fine gradaft.on.^o^ jove^ as women 'Know them." The girl wlio was throwing her shut- iug it form the finest of tatlag, seemed to have an opinion on this subject. She said 1 ?' ' : I^ tlvLhk all_of us forget v i_n time, and it is a blessiiig that we do. What: would tlie world be If it were populated id : women KS-e'eplng 1 for 1helr , crying for their chLiare"tJ?';'it- ; "is-gb'o'd ' contly' those• TV^IO-"hiiVb" gbne' ! fr but all the trouble nnd worry and sor- •w tlwlj comes to. us from day to day. (Fancy- the hotfy 1 . ' ! i(i,.tihose who have gone could see us; if they could realize how soon they nrc^eomitod^ o^t_otjlfe> TP'-FliL-v could undcis'thnTliow;soon after _ death they become not the woman or loved, buHio we God—therefore, I cannot believe In a Gotl- who t would letnhoss who have gouii.be.fore; iis Aoe?those who are-left in tills world. Fancy the husband see- Ing^ilvMrtvlfft coHsblcd ..ibjf tbo" lov? nnd caresties.At: -appj-Jiq \ylto Ipokipg oij. ^vjilje^^^ yioltiod with rapture 'to fh'e'at.traciign p| a woman ydi{ii'ger,'''ni6'ra Vea'ntltul' and more interesting thanshe wasJieTSolf^ TTI? fUtlW kiiowlL"g~That.' tlie! KC-fargoWon-liWB—that he is as. one who has never been—there-can 'bo no lieJtefii'ifl'tof^iKw"5d.t'doa't !bcllevc irud^UtitfltVwhb would' put punishment on any thing hn- 1.'"!ftll!,V ^ HEAVEN TO VEILS. There" -was a> silence after this, and seemed as if for a little while, the 1 "T J"' • • - » . ' '^ «._"•„— s\l woincn were all remembering. One probably tiaSftjSrtf'lSf : a Ul g%^''whieb. was J o;v^gt;|ifn ; ..w,]tij i;; jvije^ c while auoUier. remembered : advice that had been for--' . evJdent endeavor .'ito.makeveT lighter and pltsisanter. And the girl who was making iron holders inquired If anybody hud seen the now •veils. And jjomebody else said that veils were tit ouce a great pleasure and a great bother. And I he girl wlio was in town lust week told us this: "The really new veils have a very fine background of brack net, with huge beetles or huge rose buds, hand woven, upon them. The effect is all right, if these velLs are arranged as the French women wear them, that is, dniped around very softly, and not dra-wn close to the face; but. when, they arc dragged tlglit ovt;r the face, after the American fashion, one becomes an abomination of desolation. The average Amerlcai woman places lie.r veil across hor face wltlwnt a wrinkle, and so she cannot wink; and if a beetle happens to place ItiselC, In Its lacy way on the end or hei nose, ;the result Is grotesque. N'ow, veil Is supposed 'to charitable In effect. "The womnn who Is no longer in hen twenties should drape her veil so that full Colds arc under her chin, and the Hues and cords on her neck that : nounce hor age are hiden by its filmy fullness. In buying. a veil a deal ol skill Ls required. You want to choose llu? most becoming iiiatcri.'il, set plenty of ir, and then practice draping it, uol only to .suit your chapMii. but your face. Women ought to take the same care in arranging their fancy veils thai they do In fixing thi-ir locks in a becoru' ing manner. 1 ouce heard of: a. womnn wlio had her lia-ir llxed every Frida and never look it down during all the week." Everybody sulffu'd at this, and iht-n the liidy who was KLANXEL PETTICOATS FOR THE HEATHEN h: Africii. said, "Oil. that is not.hins. During the relgu of Marie Antoinette a lady of the court had her hair put up not. ot'tencr than ouce in tw'o weeks ,-nxl Hi-ei-i; was the greatest hit' ol stiffened net. and grease, and wire, and feathers used to arrange the fashionable coiffure. One gn.-at: belle had hoi hair dwwsed to represent three ships, and kept It up That way for a month'. Clean? Xo, it. wasn't very clean, ns we fount cleanliness, in these days, and a gentleman thought ^nothing of removing from . a lady's coiffure anything that she might find' unpleasant or troublesome. 1 think, taken .-all together, women are cleaner In every way now. Cleanliness and good health "are a fashion, and .a wellbred- girl would as soon 1mvo a seventeen inch waist as keep her hair up for a mo-nth." Just then it stopped mining and'the sun came out. It was time for everybody to go home, and everybody congratulated everybody else because umbrellas were not needed. Do you blame me for wondering whether the -things in tliec luirch basket would reek not only with orris- powder but with gossip'* Still, I am fond of gossip. There Ls something human about It. It Is utterly unlike scandal, which Is malicious and brutal. It Is just a pleasant chat between this woman, and that, woman, the other woman nnd BAB, 111:15- be ^something peculiar to the t^ to tlhe dnst of tire Enst, or to some .peculiarity about kie JSasteiiu jniethod of rJllling, but the fat'fc^rfemai.us that dawn,' Philadelphia wa'y Mey.cle riders are in la.rge numbera a ffccted • Try Tvliat don (ilsts ' can '"rcee'd- iji'g'jn&Yf" •Tlijc. offices of the dentist?, ac'c'oniiliti'gtojr^aijlaidelphlaii's tale, are o^errjin w^th. \yhee1mein 'and wheelwo- m'ciii,,w j ho. ; wanit to, -know what is t.he nigti?);: wiW)-;tii«l\V-teeHlx rihey coin- plalBi-tihflit.tliey' ba-ve more 1 and more exposed ivory..Burfac* : forfOVery dn.y they li!fo ) '-niitl--tlVat r iifiiei-8 same remedy Is found 'Hicy" will all either be and -canines' altogether. ;Th\y story; tlKiliH'dt'tebk 1 tS^ tKfetlsf ;a ling.; lime to fiiifl ^out that 'f.ii ' 1 ' . two'aiid'two -togetlVer, and have Doutibtis' tougfli at thpr&brr.'-tfna '/say' tliit- . teellh J*''P;hMai:li6fpirrfa, aid, 'the/ adtf - ^aiSii't 1 'believe ''tiib;? J rJ<3,e; '(<$£ '-riiila^p&^, i Jto-| injure, a^y, 'j , of ..^ ' THE -.GUM: "Bicycling .Increases the "U ; confectlnri'er ho'^ln'nc^d at:t slfop'."-'""Tbe avOT mrth ; iiha : -n^oWtniffin bWt thielr, mouth, and only' ty^tl ex£ft:eiii&it of "fife ,'sltilvaiy.' 'gl'o,nds,..are., i. a Tiifr*' ' ' • t) J)JII 'i ' i'J I ft >• - " '* • :•'«••*-" '' ' Complete Assortment of — Zenith, American, Belding, [Refrigerators National, Reliable and Quick Meal Gasoline Stoves. Mantels and Grates. Large Line of Door and Window Screens. Little Wonder and SUepard's Lightening Ice-cream Freezers. SEE THE The Finest in Use. AJspecial invitation is extended to the ladies to call and examine. Special Attention Given to Prepared and Tin Roofing. H, J. CRISMOND, 312 Market Street. The LOGAN WHBEI The Light, . The Strong, The Easy Wheel. Logan riders can be seen everywhere and are , proud. ..-^logan Models: Ladies'No. 25 and 32, and Gents' •'^S^f'1-..i'MNo*;29and 31 are the popular wheels. i,-•,•'",-,...v'^""-''we 1 'have these numbers now in stock- We also , "i',1,; 1 • u i . .tumou 1 n -•' . . . .. • . - •• • ,. i. ••' ' « ' ™ jcarfy;;;the Monarch full line, the Clipper full line and the Norwood. o M'.w.iJ.mo'j.Minh-voalt-'. ,'... j . »• *' The above Wheels all have a record. •-«.-, ;>..\nei^-~rj ••.•.*--M-••*•*•>"* • " ' ' .'

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