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Business Situations

Busin, ss Situations
WANTED-Two active, educated men be-

MANAGER, hotel or club. Young woman tween 30 and 60 years of age for special work.

of refinement and tact, with unusual execuAddress Dodd, Mead & Co., Inc., 449 Fourth

tive ability. Scientific training and successful Ave., New York City.

business experience. Very best references.

Locality no consideration. 5,720, Outlook. WANTED-An educated woman between 35 and 50 years of age to make

herself gener

Companions and Domestic Helpers ally useful in office and as assistant to house WORKING companion for invalid or lady keeper. Permanent. Heathcote Inn, Scars living alone. Reference. 5,715, Outlook. dale, N. Y.

WANTED, by refined woman, position as Companions and Domestic Helpers

housekeeper on gentleman's country estate

or club, or care of motherless family. Not PRACTICAL nurse, young American, afraid of work. References exchanged. 5,717, Protestant, wanted March 15, small private Outlook. school. Salary $15 monthly; home, including AMERICAN Protestant gentlewoman, laundry. Off duty three hours mornings; one

middle aged, experienced with infants, chil afternoon weekly; day and a half monthly when no sickness. Seguín School, Orange, N.J.

dren, and elderly people, wishes position of

trust and usefulness with cultured people, WANTED-Pleasant, reliable woman to re resident or traveling. Highest references lieve mother during summer. Modern farm Please state particulars i writing. 5,724, home, have maid, two children. No male help Outlook. in house. Good opportunity for congenial COMPANION. Southern gentlewoman. person. Write to Mrs. Ware, West Chester, Unusual advantages, music, French, travel. Pa., Route No. 7.

Exceptional credentials. Mrs. Farrar, 5640 MOTHER'S helper or nursery governess.

Kenmore Ave., Chicago. Young or middle-aged, Protestant. Two chil GENTLEWOMAN, 40, energetic, ambidren. 5,699, Outlook.

tious, and experienced in the management of MATRONS, governesses, mothers' helpers position housekeeper, hostess, manager club;

servants and all household affairs, desires cafeteria managers, dietitians. Miss Richards, 537 Howard Building, Providence. Boston,

inn, or household. Refined and congenial 16 Jackson Hall, Trinity Court, Thursdays,

surroundings first requisite. Excellent

taste 11 to 1.

in furnishing and decorating. One capable of

making herself invaluable in the right place. WANTED-Experienced young woman as 5,726, Outlook. mother's helper and nursery governess in NURSE, mental or physical; 5 years last family where there are two little girls, ages case. Wil travel. 5,728, Outlook. 2 and 3 years; ALSO competent NURSE,

REFINED Christian woman, a widow, desome hospital training, preferred. Personal interview desired. Address Mrs. E. M. Bull,

sires position as companion, chaperon, or 45 Beverly Road, Ridgewood, N.J.

mother's helper. 5,729, Outlook. COMPETENT nurse, with references,

Teachers and Covernesses wanted immediately, to care for three chil NURSERY governess, mother's helper, dren, ages seven, five, three (two in school), re' ned, trustworthy American Protestant and to assist with light housework. Salary young woman desires situation. New York $35. Address Mrs. THOMAS DORMAN, preferred. Good references. 5,721, Outlook. 182 Cooper Ave., Upper Montclair, N. J.

MIDDLE-aged woman, prominent family, Teachers and Covernesses

with successful teaching experience, wishes

position as governess or managing houseWANTED, for next summer, an experi keeper. Will act as chaperon or hostess. Acenced teacher for three children, eldest thir tive, efficient. Available June 1. 5,716, Outlook. teen. Must be able to play tennis well. Wages GOVERNESS, trained nurse, English, Ger$100 a month or $70 and board. Personal in

man, some French, piano, violin;

takes entire terview

in New York required. 5,698, Outlook. charge of children over five. Best references. WANTED-Competent teachers for public 5,719, Outlook. and private schools and colleges. Send for bulletin. Albany Teachers' Agency, Albany, N.Y.

MISCELLANEOUS CALIFORNIA needs teachers with graduate study. Consult Boynton-Esterly Teachers'

M. W. Wightman & Co. Shopping Agency,

established 1895. Nocharge; prompt delivery. Agency, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cal.

44 West 22d St., New York. WANTED-Young woman as pursery gov, COLLEGE man desires charge of few boys erness for two little boys, aged 2% and 5% for the summer months. Camp on a Green years. Education and refinement more essen

Mountain lake, trips to famous Green Mountialthanexperience. Permanent position. Send tain and White Mountain peaks, including references and photograph. 5,707, Outlook. Washington, Chocorua, Killington, Ascutney.

TEACHERS desiring school or college 5,722, Outlook.
positions apply International Musical and WANTED-Defective
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BY THE WAY A collection of autographs of the signers On this point Chairman Robb disagreed of the Declaration of Independence was with him, saying that, if the law compelled recently sold at auction in New York City. a master to take a pilot, the master was It contained all the signatures except those

relieved of responsibility. of Button Gwinnett and Thomas Lynch,

“Some sort of a state-sanctioned Salon is Jr.

, " whose autographs,” the catalogue to be held this year,” says the Paris correstated," as is well known, are quite unpro- spondent of “ American Art News.' curable.” The scarcity of these autographs ists will be asked to offer. only works of is perhaps to be explained by the fact that

moderate size. The majority of the artists in the Revolutionary War Button Gwin

will not really suffer by this rule, since nett's property was destroyed in a raid by

most of the enormous canvases that forthe British and that he fell in a duel a

merly encumbered the walls of the Salons little later; while Thomas Lynch died at

were never bought by private individuals, the early age of thirty, not long after he

but in the end, through the influence of had signed the Declaration. The collection,

some Deputy or other, helped to fill up usebound in a handsome quarto volume, sold for $860. A complete set of the autographs lessly the provincial museums. was, it is said, sold a few years, ago for

A colored minister of the Baptist Church, about $25,000.

so runs a story told in the “ Christian Reg

ister,” in order to strengthen and confirm A small monument reminiscent of old the faith of his congregation, took as his time New York is often noted on River

text; “ In those days came John the Bapside Drive, near that somber memorial,

tist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea. Grant's Tomb. The little stone is inscribed,

“ Oh,” said he,“ how I like to read these “ Erected to the Memory of an Amiable precious words in the blessed Bible! You Child." The touching inscription has aroused don't read anywhere about John the Presmuch curiosity as to the unrecorded name byterian, or John the Methodist, or John of the victim of an untimely fate. A New the Episcopalian. No, brethren, it is John York City paper says that the child was the

the Baptist.” son of George Pollock, who owned a tract of land in this section in 1797. While this

Women, who have motor cars of their "amiable child” was on a fishing excursion

own and a desire to use them for the good with his father at a place called “ Fishing

of our soldiers and sailors in any of the Rock,” a short distance out in the river, he

great centers may find inspiration in this fell overboard and was drowned. The

note from a subscriber: father wrote, in conveying to another per

There is a constant demand for books for the son the land where the monument stands :

thousands of volunteer and drafted sailors stationed

at the Navy-Yard and other points in New York. “The surrounding ground will fall into the hands of I know not whom, whose

I have asked all my friends for books for this pur

pose, calling for them in my car and delivering prejudices or better taste may remove the them to the Navy-Yard and training ships. In this monument and lay the inclosure open.


way over ten thousand books have been secured for will confer a peculiar and interesting favor the boys. I will gladly call anywhere in Manhattan upon me by allowing me to convey the in or Brooklyn, if any one who has attractive books, closure to you,

.. keeping it, however, new or old, and is willing to give them for this good always inclosed and sacred.'

purpose, will send a postal or telephone to Mrs.

Thomas S. Moore, 91 Willow Street, Brooklyn, In a newly published “Short History N. Y. (Tel. Main 1045). of Rome,” by Dr. Ferrero and Dr. Bar

A grind on the plumber, as reported by bagallo, this interesting passage occurs : the San Francisco “Argonaut," is this : "This campaign [after the battle of The

young man and his bride-to-be went Thapsus] differed from its predecessors, in

to the minister's house to get married. the ferocity with which it was carried on. After the ceremony the bridegroom drew This time Cæsar showeď no mercy. It

the clergyman aside and said in a whisper, is an eternal law that a struggle, as it is

“ I'm sorry I have no money to pay your protracted, becomes more ferocious.” The

fee, but if you'll take me down into the last sentence may have its bearing on pres cellar I'll show you how to fix your gas ent-day history.

meter so that it won't register.” This The immense increase in the price of occurrence no doubt took place before the food products in Germany, indicating a

plumbers and gas-fitters had their pay food shortage, is seen in a table drawn from raised to $7 a day. German sources by the Bureau of Labor at Don't shock the sensibilities of your Washington. Since the beginning of the

officer friend by asking him if he is ' home war beef has increased 129 per cent in on furlough, says a correspondent of price ; geese, 129 per cent; tomatoes, 500 “ The Writer.” “ Officers,” he goes on, “ if per cent; green peas, 900 per cent; sauer they are fortunate, come home on leave.' kraut, 167 per cent ; eggs, 357 per cent; Only privates and non-coms. have fursoap, 456 per cent. In percentage of in

loughs." In the British army, however, it crease “ bloaters are at the head of the

appears, the word furlough is used to exlist, these delectable sea dainties having

press a leave of absence for both officers increased 1,700 per cent in price. While and enlisted men. they used to be about a cent each, they are now nearly a mark (24 cents).

Thomas Hardy drew most of his charac

ters from life, he declared in an interview Is a pilot an adviser to the captain of a with Raymond Blathwayt.“ Tess,” said ship, or is he the responsible navigator Mr. Hardy," I saw only once in the flesh. while he is in charge? It would seem that I was walking along one evening and a this question should have been threshed out cart came along in which was seated my long ago, but “ Shipping,” in its report of beautiful heroine, who, I must confess, was testimony before an investigating commis- urging her steed along with rather unnecession at Halifax, says: “ Captain Hannan sary vehemence of language. She colored said that the pilot acted only in an advisory up very much when she saw me, but, as a capacity and that the responsibility for novelist-I fell in love with her at once navigation lies always with the master. and adopted her as my heroine.”

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