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Wydnrsdsr Mghl-“Tfc* Belle of
Friday Sight— Charles lllrkn*, In
•‘Mliltkei YVIII Happen.”
Th* coming wsek at the Theater will he
an ettrartlv* on*. It la seldom that so
nvor.y good attractlona are bunched and
particularly sn early In the season. "Slier
lock Holmes," the play In which Gillette
mads such * hit. will open the week to
morrow night. Then will come Field s
minstrels the "Bello of New York.” and
Charles Idckson will close the week In
a delightful comedy— "Mistakes Will
"The Borrows of listen" wsi presented
at a matinee and night performance yes
"Sherlock Holmto" Is what mar he rolled
o crafty compcottlcei A burglar crack
ing a safe tea rather rough start for a
high class drama. If the bold experiment
had tailed, Gillette would have been callwl
foolhardy. Now that It has miccmld
lie It duly prslsed for hie bravery, Gll
lette apent ■ year or two on the piece
and when It was written, but not yet
octet, he felt sure of the result. The ac
tion of the ploy starts In a drawing room
with two well dreseed blackmailers and
u gsrtie girl as their prisoner. To them
comes immediately a typical low browed
burglar, and pretty soon the (mentions of
Scrap From w S|prlork VIolMOt. 1 '
evil to-come shockingly murderous. while
the scenes change to a cellar amt rookery
and the crime* Illustrated are low down
at the very lot tom ol scmimlrellsm How
ever, thu keen maids of Sherlock Holmes
and hi* foe. Prof. Mortorty, dominate.
Their encounters are In letter! uni rather
than brutal. That la one reason for lit*
acceptance and success of the play at
the Garrick with Its refined and arlelo
t ratio audiences. Another Is the cynical
humor which Gillette has a<ktrd to l)r.
Hoyle’s creation, thus making Holmes
apokatise for his erotism and tllscUlm
the gealue of hkt achievements. So he Is
really a mors Interesting end diverting
a fellow as an actuality on trie stags than
he waa as an imaginary figure In the
There Is no lack of comedy element In
the performance of Hie Al O. Field great
er minstrel*. One naturely expects com
edy in a minstrel performance. Field,
himself, supplies much of this, and he Is
assisted by Arthur High)'. Then there Is
Tommy Itonnelly and Hoc Quigley, whose
excentrk: dancing forma a unique part
of the performance, with Field. Ittgby.
Donnelly and Quigley there Is seldom any
let up In the fun. They are Introduced
first as visitors Jo the big
French carnival. "A Nfght In Parts.”
during the exposition. Field and Donnelly
are again seen In a funny skit, Hlgby In
a monologue and Quigley |n hts best
known character aptlv described as ibe
"Dancing Momijs." Derry and Hughes
are seen In a musical act In which music
and comedy are Mended In Jiwt the right
proportions. Thera are plenty of other
features, vocal and Instrumental, and mu
sic of a high order.
Pascatel. a European importation,
whose posturing acts are entirely new to
this country, is another feature. A tribe
of Mamaluko acrobats ore Included In the
performers whom Field brings.
•The Belle of New York” haring con
cluded a successful run of two years In
London and having been welcomed’ back
\v * i *
•li Ds4(* In "The Bella of V*
to America wllh enthusiastic fervor at
tbo N*a York Caaino, la betnir exploited
In tha principal cities wltt* moat of the
English fayoritea. Includ'd In the coin
patty. An actress n*w to American an
ti nca* Is Mlaa Beulah Dodge. a dainty.
wi*me little woman who plays the Mat.
ration Army lass. Her Mirceaa In New
York waa quite equal to that of Minn Ivi
na May's K. J. Connelly, Arthur Deacon.
George Tollman, Grace Rutledge. Mae
Sailor, La Hello Dasle and Flo Ivrry are
other fay. rites In the caat. "The Belle of
XeW York" cornea to this city with all Ilia
beautiful and shapely rboru girl*. gor
geous mat times and the inganlficent scen
ery which has named fur this piece e
One of the brightest and moat original
comedies that has been s-en in America
* (Jf years will be presented Friday night,
when Charles Dickson will appear with
his clever company in "Mistake* Will
Happen." During the last two seasons this
p.ay. which waa written by Mr. Dickson
in coltab ration with Grant Stewart, has
toured a ac at portion of the country, and
n iwbrr* has It failed to arouse the heart
ic-t laughter. The bieeay method* of Mr y
Dickson are 100 familiar to require any
de-ertptl m. and In hi* present vehicle he
1 ghen sAry opportunity to appear at
hi* beat. The plot of the piece, for unlike
most o,medic* of * farcical nature. It re-
ua a weU-oo*wcted story, is unique.
The story concerns the lively adventures
of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Genwolri. a young
couple of idsyars, who, in their efforts 'o
secure an "an*-!" for Tom's ptfy, *ot
mixed up In the family affairs of their
landlord. Mr. Chase. and hU haughty wife
chase is a gay o il and g. and stilkes up a
flirtation with Dorothy, who, seeing In
him o possible purchaser of the ploy,
agrees to meet him and read the play at
Ills house at an appointed hour, and keep*
the good new* as a surprise for her hue-
I iand. Mrs. These has a
leaning toward ’he fooltglits. and
Tom endeavors, unknown lo hi* wife, to
secure her consent to buy and etar in the
play. She favors the Idea, ami curiously
enough, appoints me seme time and plane
for a reading of the Way that have al
ready te-isi agreed upon by Dorothy and
The second act takes place In Chase'a
carrlake house, where each party come*,
unknown to the other, to pa**e upon the
merits of the [day. Wtlh such a founda
tion lo build on. hr would Indent la* a poor
dramatist who could not provide fun. and
the authors of "Mistakes Wilt Happen"
have (Jono thetr work so w< II Ihst the sec
ond set teem* with humorous situation*.
Everything 1* straightened out satisfac
torily In tho third act of course.
The company include* same ex
cept tonally clever peple. noiabijr
Alma Whiter 11, Mrs. Fisks'* lead
ing wotisui of last canon, pd Nell Mc-
Flwen, who last year was a valuablo mem
ber of one of Charles Fr oh roan’s .©nipan-
Ire. The real of the efflcient cast U con
pneed >f Coralyn Maxwell. Kate Henr
ico u, David Conger, Harry Met toe Weh
afSr. Cnrter B. Weaver and William Webb.
Mr. Dickson hi mat. If acta as alaga mafl-
alter, and the production Is under the
management of George Humana.
Lee Arthur, who wrote "tt'eWs of Ten
neserc” and “Private John Allen” and
who Is now collaborating wlih David llel
aaco iiiHh.sw play. Is himself a Bouthem
man. The character of John Allen which
Mr. Hanford will assume during hla star
ring lour Is said to have been drawn from
Janies O’Nclirs production of the re
vived “Monte Crhflo" wrtts seen for il*
first llmo this season In Poston last Weak
anti attracted much attention.
The theatrical profession is recruited
from all stations in life. Of course there
are some who are rtst 11 y burn In the busi
nese. In that class ars John Drew.
Richard Mansfield. Jams* K. Harkeft, 13.
II Hothorn. K la. Davenport, George
and K. M. Holland. Henry V. Donnelly.
Horace McVh-kar. Harry B. Harris ami
hundretls of others, whose parents were
well known actor* and managers before
them. Then there are other* who have
left trails and professions to enter the
theatrical arena Taking a few names at
random from the list of well known man
agers be noticed that A. M. Ful
mer woo librarian In New York City;
G. I’ Dothrop. n physician In Boston; W.
D. Mann, passenger agent. Philadelphia;
William Harris, cigar maker, ill. I-ouls;
Edward Hsrrlgan, ship caulker. New York
City; B. D. Blair, newspaper publisher,
HoweU, Mich.; George H. Nicolai, book
keeper, Milwaukee; J. M. Hill, clothier,
Chicago; W. C. Cameron, furniture deal
er, New York CKy; W. T. Keough, re
porter. Charleston. 8. C., ami Klmer K.
Vance, was a telegrapher. Among the
actors are Bernard Dyllyn. who was a
plumber In Ban Francisco; Chas. A. Ma
son. a tinsmith tn Indianapolis; Peler
Randall, tailor. Boston; Mark Murphy,
bartender. Ban Francisco: John Kcmell,
hack driver, Philadelphia; Jo* Flynn,
compositor. New York Clly; Dick Hunte.
carriage palmer, Washington, D. C.;
Frederic Mosel)-, hotel clerk. Bt. Paul.
Minn.; Joseph P. Keefe, umiertaker, Bos
ton: Joseph J. Dowling, Iron nmlder. Pitts
burg: Harry Mills. Jeweler, New York
CBy; Joe West, confectioner. Dam-aster,
Penn.; Harry Rtocksom, ’lceman.’ Phil
adelphia: Fred Huber, barber. New York
City; Chas. Bavan, paper hanger. Grand
Forks. N. D.; Harry llartlelt, glasshlow
er. Pittsburg: W B. Hines, preesfeeder.
New York City; George H. Rbtelds. elec
trician. Providence, K I.; James A. Ilell
ly. grocer, Baltimore. Md ; Melbourne Mc-
Dowell, sailor. Rahway. N. J.; Bobby
Oaylor, butcher. New York Clly; Tom
Marks, farmer. Perth, tint., and Chas.
W. Young, cabinet maker, Ileavtr Fads,
Here's anew story of how Bernhardt
went on the stage. Bernhardt la said to
have told It herself:
"A family round! an- assembled. It
consist’*! of nt> mother, my aunt, my god
father. an old friend of the family. My
own wishes were consulted, and t said
timidly that I thought I should like lo
he a jailnier, against which audacious
proposal every one protested energetical
" 'Well, make en actress of her, put In
the family friend.
'An actress! She’s as ugly as she can
be,' said my godfaiher. kindly.
"’Ugly!' cried my mother, up In arms
at this Insult to her maternal pride Mv
daughter ugly. You are mad. man! She
lf charming, with that wild air of her*.
Uook nl her eyes; aren't they superb?
Ugly! Y'ou ere craty, my dear sir.' And
wounded In her feeling*, my mother
marched np and down the room till In the
end my future vocation wan definitely de
Modjeska, assisted by R D. M.icla’sn
and Odette Tyler, who I* to appear this
coming season In "King John," will not
open their tour until late In October. The
piay. which will be a novelty to the pub
lic. has been revis’d by way of <ommcm
orgtlng Modjewka's farewell apitearance
tn America. While It will be the feature
of the repertoire, those plays which have
served Modjeska so well during the past
ten years will also be presented.
Prof. Gentry's Dog and Many Show will
be In Savannah Oct. It. It and 3>. and wi!l
exhibit at Bolton and lad Breed streets.
The show has been greatly Improved since
it waa test her*. i
THE MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY. SEPTEMBER3O. 1000.
Two of the Baldwin < harltlea Will
Hrsamr This Week.
The Baldwin Free Kindergarten Sys
tem Is becoming one of th# educations!
Institutions of Savannah. Two of th* kin
dergartens will open this week and Ihe
third Nov. t.
The Kale Baldwin free kindergarten was
opened In October, IW, by Mr. Georg#
J. Baldwin, and hi* two slaters. Miss
Nelli* M Baldwin of Savannah. and Mia
W. I. McCoy of Soul a Orange. N. J., as
a filling memorial to the useful life of
their mother, whose charity wa a wide
spread as it was unostentatious. Tne kin
dergarten was k>, iled In Yatnaeraw, that
bring the district most In need of such
Work. It was the expectation -of the
founder* that the settooi would [terbaps
number sixty at the wet of the year. At
the end of Ylirce months this number was
attained and during tiie gear, one hundred
and twentyiflve children were admitted
Thu house at Bine and Ann street was
outgrown, and this year the Kale Baldwin
free kindergarten No. 1 has found larger
quartets, in a store house belonging to
me Edison Electric Illuminating Com-
which has been fitted up for the pur
pose on Ann street, near Italian. Th
school will have a large, bright, well,ven
tnated room, which will be steam-heated
whin needed Already a large number of
children navis been entered, and much In
terest shown by the families of the chil
dren. who attended last year.
An Is always Uie case, a Wurk of this
kind will not stand still, and there wrre
a number of applications foe
entrance, made by people whose children
could not be admitted because they would
crowd out those belonging to the district,
ao It was found advisable to open
another free kindergarten Mi the aniMhern
portion of the city. Thla Is the
Kate Ballwin Free Klndergaten No.
2, and Is located In th* first floor of th*
Kings Daughter's Day Nursery. No. 3d
Bark avenue, west. The day nursery
managers offered their rooms for rent be
cause they were very anxious that th*
fifteen or eighteen children under their
charge should have the benefit of kfnder
■ Kartell training. The location wee found
to lie a good one and within easy reach
of many people who would like thetr chil
dren to enter. Thla kindergarten will o©-
ixjtnrmatate fifty children.
Th* growth did not stop, however, and
another claae of cltlgens, whose means
were ample, and who wished kindergarten
training for thetr children, asked that still
another kindergarten should be opened.
Tht# aras found advisable aa It would give
the students In training the expertenen of
working with children from very - opposite
environments and above all would Interest
those better off, through thetr own chil
dren. In the frs* work. This kindergar
ten Is only expected to support Itself, hut
should It do more, the money will be ap
plied solely to Ihe spread of the work end
the establishment of new kindergartens.
It Is to he called th# Phllbrtck Ktntlergar
lesi, Phllbrtck being th# maiden isun* ol
Mrs. Kate A. Baldwin, and will open Nov.
L It wUi be located centrally but the
place haa not yet been decided upon.
A feature of the kindergarten work le
th* classes where students are trained to
become klndergartners. Hast year the
class was limited lo seven and was com
posed of MlssSs Jessie Anderson, Katie
Burroughs, Bell* Darnels. Phoebe H. El
liott. Ophelia D. Pritchard, Clartbel
Spring of this city, end Miss Dydia O.
Mnowdou of VV'ajrrroa*. These students
will finish thetr training June 1. 1901, and
wilt be given diplomas by th Kindergar
ten association. Ax the number of kinder
gartens has Increased th* lltntt of the
junior class, way extended to nine, or *t
the Inskle, ten. ami the students are Mrs.
H. I. Watt of Griffin, Mis* Agnes 3peno#r
of Columbus, Miss Woodward of Mi,,.0i1,
Mlsa Marlon A. Baggs of Athens and
Misses Cssxle Bembert,' Clara Vaughan.
Christie Goer* and Miss Decker nl Savan
nah. with two others who wll! have to be
chosen from several waiting applicants.
Owing to the class being limited, several
applications had to be refused, but It was
judged best to keep the class to the exact
number needed In handing the children of
Bin three klmkergartens. These Mudents
serve as assistants In tho kindergartens
and will be part of the year In each kin
The management of I'w kindergartens Is
In the hands of Miss Msrtha G. Haekue.
Whoe* duties as supervlur Include the
theory of the weak taught to the studmtx,
the siqwrvtslon of each kindergarten and
the direction especially of the Phllbrtck
Bhe will be assisted by two graduates of
her former classes, Mias Harriet B Har
der- of this city, and Miss Mattie h.
Palmer of Columbus Both of these ladles
are experienced klndergartners, and will
assume the direction of one kindergarten
Mies Hardee of Kate Baldwin Free Kin
dergarten. No. 1, and Mlsa Palmer of
Another feature of the work remains
to be touched upon. While the Baldwin
family with the help of the tuition from
the classes, and the Phllbrlck kindergar
ten support the three kindergartens,
there Is still much that can bo done by
anyone desiring to help. Clothing I# al
ways acceptable, and Is given where It
will Mo the most good, and the dally
lunches of irfead and milk that are serv
ed In both free kindergartens are a heavy
expense, and one for which any contri
butions will be gratefully received. One
ne-d only to see Ihe bread and milk be
ing eagerly consumed to realise what a
necessary part of the work It Is that eup
piles the physical, as well as Ihe mental
and spiritual tned* of the children. Per
.ns wishing to enter Ihetr children In the
Phllbrick kindergarten may apply to Miss
Backus. No. 3M Huntingdon street, east;
thosn w shlng entrance to ihe other kin
dergarten* may bring Ihrlr children to
No 1 at * o’clock, Oct 1. and to No. 2
at Ihe aome hour. Oct. S. a* It was got
found practicable to open both on me
The Hon. Geo. Stan Writes.
No. S Van Nese Place, New York.
T)r. Radway—Wllh me your Belief has
worked wonder*. For ihe last three years
I have had frequent and severe attacks
of sciatica, sometimes extending from the
lumbar region* to my ankle, and at time*
to iHrth loWrr Ilmbe,
During (he lime I have been mulcted 1
have tried almost ell the remelies recom
mended by wise men and fools, hoping to
find relief, bul all proved to be failure*.
1 have tried various kinds of hatha,
manipulations, outward application of
liniment* too numerou* lo mention, and
prescription* of the most eminent physi
cians. all of which failed to give me re
loist September, ot the urgent requsat
Of a friend (who hod been afflicted as my
self), l was induced to try your remedy.
I was lhen suffering fearfully with one
of my old turn*. To mv surprise and de
light the first application gave me ease,
after bathing and rubbing the part* af
fected. leaving the limb* In a warm glow,
created by the Belief. In a abort time
the pain passed entirely away. Alihoitgh
I have slight periodical attacks approach
ing a change of weather. I knotv now how
to cure myself, and feel quite master of
lindw ay s Ready Relief Is my friend. 1
mver travel without a bottle In my va
lise. Yours truly,
Km (grant Commissioner.
Sold by all druggists.
KADWAY * CD., i* Him su, New Jerk
•=—NEW STORE |"
Jk 1° INCREASE TRADE
ft - IS OUR AIM AND PURPOSE.
1 YOUR DESIRE TO PURCHASE
H YOUR FALL SUITS
Of the latest material, best tailor work and latest style gives os the
opportunity desired. Here are gathered everything
fresh and no old stock.
tNEW GOODS IN NEW STORE.
For the Men, Youths and Boys, we are prepared as never before. We are f (UW
working for your trade by serving yoo better than you have been served. -ft j
LADIES, ’ Mb
Yon will find here a line of Boys’ Saits, stylish to the latest minute, and V*
good far beyond the prices we've named on them.
HATS. ' *tYSTO/4f SHOES for men.
There’s not a shape or *4jflssiiDE f Why pay the exc,u9,ve * ho * tore
• ■ . x, . /, S3 50 for the shoe we sell you at
shade of hat our mam- OVERALLS/ a*™
. B $3.00; or $4.00 for none better than
moth stock escapes. Your f%TS/' our S3.so shoe. Our $4.00 shoe*
choice Is here, in any qual- have better leather and work than
ity you may desire. BEST ON EARTH most $5.00 kinds.
WATCH US GROW!
We are working to double our business. Better values than elsewhere
at same prim: is our motto.
" E M. DRYFUS,
LOCATION, 111 BROUGHTON STREET, WEST. AND BARNARD.
PIRACY AS A FIJfB ART.
A Chinese Indnstry That Ha* Flour
ished for Ceaferlea—The Celearlal
From Ibe Uoodon Express
Oa the authority of So undisputed an ex
pert a* Bret Harte w* have It that for the
practice of nefarious hnfitte of all de
scriptions the average Inhabitant of the
Flowery Laud Is "peculiar.’’
For this reason, presumably, the cola
of ethics obtaining among the Ceteatlala
makes It not only possible to engage op-n
--ly In a career that In England Would
promptly' bring one Into collision with an
unsympathetic police, hut even creditable.
“Any fool.” says a popular Chines# pro
verb. “can be virtuous; li taken a clever
man. however, to flourish by other means.
Such, accordingly, are deferring of
Uttlo or no Obloquy attaches In china
to Ihe person who offend* against the
law; where ihe disgrace cornea In consists
in being detected.
Of all of the hundred* of separate of-
-AerNl**tl • I
The YewChathnm IlnnU Building on Johnson Square.
lenses against the criminal code of China
this I* particularly true with regard to
piracy—a career (hat In Ihe Celestial king
dom takes the rank of a tecognlacd pro
fession. Indeed, so groitly hr this Ihe
case that there exists In the empire a sort
of private "caste." In which sons succeed
their falters as a matter of course.
Objectors to this prtnclpol are not often
heard of. when, however, they are suffi
ciently hardy to manifest theroselve* It l
usually found that Ihe punishment pro
vided for persons convicted of disobedi
ence lo their parent* I* of a nature to dis
courage others from following their ex
ample. Exactly what this penalty may be
need not be more clearly. Indicat’d than
describing It tin the suggestive words of
\V fi Gilbert) as "something lingering,
boiling oil on ll."
It Is not ot all surprising, therefore, to
find that from time lmm--mori.il piracy ha.*
flourished to an incredHdr extent In the
Chine Set*. Its waters. dbowdsd with mer
chant Heels, beating priceless cargoes to
the Wearlern moral. h*v ever proved an
Irresistible bait to the teeming popu'a
lion along the country's enormous coast
The ease, too, with which they have be
come their prey ha* not been without Its
effect in causing Ihe "Industry" to assume
ita tremendous proportions, for no amount
of “policing" can adequately protect so
vqst a sea a* that which washes Cathay
on the south and east.
Among Ihe host of Chinese pirates whole
exploits have been recorded, the most
distinguished-for Ihe extent of his opera
tions and the success with which he con
ducted them - was oiw> Chen-Chiilsing.
Thl* worthy flourished during Ihe early
portion of the seventeenth century, and.
previous lo launching out as a Ceieetlal
Capt. Kkld. had hern brought up In a
Jesuit College ol Canton. Asa prelim
inary lo embarking on this career he pro
ceeded to Japan as soon as he had ar
rived at man's estate. Here he so In
gratiated himself with a wealthy mcrcha it
that be married his daughter.
He was then commissioned by his trust
ing father-in-law to navigate a vessel
for him to Foe-show, where he was di
rected lo dispose of Ihe cargo. On ar
rival at his dr* II nation. Ihe enterprising
Chen followed hi* Instructions, so far
ias the selling of the freight. Then—ln
what one sincerely hopes was a moment
of mental aberration—he applied the pro
ceeds to fitting out a small fleet of pirate
With these he soon amassed such wealth
and power that he wue able to snap his
lingers at' the Imperial authorities at
Accordingly, the government there w.u*
compelled to adopt other means lo check
hie depredations Here they were more
successful, for. bribed by the otter of an
admiral's rank In the Imperial navy, the
A| listing Chen Innocently accepted an in
vitation to the onpltal.
As soon as he reached the city he fbal
l*ed how misplaced had been' his confi
dence, for he was promptly thrown Into
prison arid after a long confinement h<d
his career abruptly terminated by an In
terview with the slate executioner. In
his son. Koxinga, however, the family rep
utation was ably carried oil Indeed lo
such power did this chip of the Chen
block attain that In IAQ an Imperial edict
was Issued directing all Ihe Inhabitants
of the coast line lo retire into the interior
as precaution against his depredations.
Two yearn later combined action was
taken against him by the Manchu and
Dutch fleet# at Amoy.
Here, after one of the most sternly con
tested engagements on record, he and his
followers were defeated with heavy loss.
Koxlnga himself, however, made good his
escape, ain I transferred hla sphere of ac
tivity lo ihe adjacent Island of Formosa.
While here he modestly proclaimed him
self ’’King," and contrived lo maintain
hi* sovereignty over the Island until the
dale of hi* death.
And as time went on and China began
to extend her trade with the Western
world sugh stern repressive measures were
ndoptrd that Ihe prevalency of piracy
was considerably diminished. 81111. mer
chant veseels sailing In these waters al
ways took the precaution of maintaining
n large armament, for lo put to sea with
out plenty of guna nnd ammunition on
hoard was very properly hekl equivalent
lo courting disaster. Even then the ex
traordinary boldness of the pirate Junks
Infesting ihe coastline could not always
be provided sgalnst.
Thus, ss recently as I***. a British trans
port conveying a consignment of Arm
strong guns and rifles to China, nnd car-
rylng crew of nrty, w. actually al
ia, k.d liefore she reached Hong Kong
I'.V’t’ within ihe last few years cases of
I’lra. V Oft the coast of China have liecn
by no means unknown. Indeed, it |* only
quite recently ahat thr.-ets of serious ac
tion on ihi* account were addressed to the
government nt Rekin by the British and
German ministers there.
rtin TO MRIK FINK II TR.
Cltnrn* Girls Find I.arretlve F.m
ployment an Models.
From Ihe New Tork Times.
The chorus girls In popular productions
In New York have learned anew way of
n .ding to their tnr-mns this past year, end
Incidentally It may be noticed that a big
N ' * v rk millinery publication has been
*> wing It* Illustration* of lists with the
•C. ls of p etty and att active girls Inside
litem 1. adds much to ihe general effect
of the hat. The chorus girls are acting as
modcls, and having their plrUiree printed
r* h : ’V' a 7 r ' of * ome ° r Ihe'hanJsome.t
hats to be found-in tho clly.
The French fashion pistes, with their
glaring colors and Inane faces, have been
rapidly losing their popularity. Thera
! W 'L*L * hal ln 000 ot <bem that
looktvl am if ft could bo worn by a r*Al
woman, and the practice of photographing
real wom-n In real artlclea of wearing np
pare! has been growing rapidly. If the
woman suits the dress, coal, or hal she U
wearing, there Is no better way of shew
ing It. The thing Is lo get the right wo
man. and that Is where the choru* fir's
came to the front and found an occupation
to which they were well filled.
It has been the custom When a shop was
lo have a hat pictured to send the hat and
a girl to wear 11, but this was not always
satisfactory. Som- limes the girl was the
one who could be spared beat and not tho
one who would muke ihe best picture.
Then, again, when there were a girl and a
hat both lo arrive at the photographer s
the former would he too busy to corns
and neither wnu.d appear Then a girl
who Is not making poses of one sort or
another tho business of her life Is apt,
when she gets before the camera, to have
a camera face with the "I-ought-to-look
pleasant-hut-ean't’’ expression, which Is
fatal to Ihe picture.
There h no part of a newspaper which
Is not read to the smallest advertisement,
and when one appaared In a dally pap> '
not long ago calling for pretty girls to be
photographed there were at least flfty
ghls who read It. felt confident of meeting
the requirements, and answered. ftoma
sent their pictures and some gave graph!)
descriptions of charms which would show
to the best advantage tinder pretty hate.
Moat of them were asked to call, and ih*a
there was a weeding out. It was not only
beauty, but a certain refinement of ap-
P’-erence that was required. The girl*
must look tn the elaborate productions a*
If they were horn to twenty-dollar and
thirty-dollar hats Bo It happened that
Cadet girls, Oelshx girls, and a number of
other girls found their way to the pho
tographer* and non earn fl! or 13 a morn
ing by simply wearing the nwell lulls of
Brown up town and the equally swell hat*
of ttmilh further down town. It Is not only
the money, but It Is an education In hat*.
The chorus girls are found a* a rule In
finitely better models than the girl* from
the shop*. They are accustomed to look
ing pleasant. It I* their business, and th
camera has no terrors for them. They
lake a delight In hnndsome hat*. *nd
know how to put one on. They do not
equal, however, a regular model where
business I* posing for artists. A pro
fessional la better In any business than •
very good amateur, mill, some of the beat
photographs have lieen furnished by *
girl who has no r gular business, but h*
a strong, refined face, character enough
lo keep her natural expression when *h*
Is photographed, and she suits the ha'*
or th* hats suit her better than either
Ine professional midel or chorus girl.
There Is no preference for either blond"
or brunette In taking a picture. The great
need I* to have e model who can he re
lied upon. m When a hat la sent to the
photographer'* It can remain there only
a short time, and the model must be ready
for It. Occasionally a chorus girl wt.l
promise solemnly lo make her appear ince,
hut unfortunately forgets the engagem nt.
Others can always be relied upon.
It I* an education In hata to see their
transforming power as one girl Is pictured
In different style*. It I* also a lesson ,n
faces lo see how a pretty hat loses r
attractiveness whi n worn by the wrong
woman. At the asm# time, an ordinarily
attractive woman will lojk well In a great
variety of entirely different atyles, thou*"
she appears to be a different woman 1“
—Unnoticed—"l.laten to me!" roared th *
slump otator. But hi* words were In v*-
Without knowing It. he was addressing
an audience made up almost entirely •’
cable-car conductors—Harper's Betar (