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SUNDAY JO OGDEN, EXAMINER, UTAH SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER I REAL RULERS OF BRITISH EMPIRE WEAR SILKEN PETTICOATS! Few Country Houses in England and Various Fashionable Villas on the Shores of the Mediterranean. Unsure or roysll). English society i Petticoat rb.mphm public putrid. Britidi empire?" . four acnoolw, and boys are sent tu iliese Five women, two finum-ieradens of decadence, though the faib r cabinet ministers and King Edward. cell their wurtliU-ssneWhori la the aaet of government ?' d know 1 nay that England le a dwsitfui la a doaen country houses of Eng-lanand in a fs" English villea uo nation rotten with petticoat!, guiuea and snobbery. What la called 'good tin .hare of the Mediterranean. the form 1. merely ignoraut. bane vlflh-aer- a It ia tsugfcl in the achuuU that and moral cow ardice. Britiah emplra la ruled by parliament "Army and naval officers are lit and the cabinet and that London la richer the aaat of government. But if the only decent memlierh of tlic wotx? acaual truth wna allied in the aehoul English, but they are getting hooka they would all contain the yearly and no wonder, for they are grossly bertaed. Parent, are not fouls above questions and answers. sento trust their sou to the endamall a enough time a ago abort Only sation waa made by a newapaper of less reprice of official impostors like tha North Country. It published an anonymous article generalising hap gealngs at English country houaea and dedarad that Britain waa an empire mn by tha amart aet. R made tha affair of state are that d oitd in tha smnkinc roonia and over the bridge table of country nettled houaea, and urgent questionsrcckle-neafn an Rtmoaphero of moral and enarmilug hnurr. Borne of tha public, leading the article, ami led knowingly; others, with lean knowledge of tha aeereu of behind tha throne, were .tutted and ahorkcd. Other papers Ignored tha article. a Thera have been no quotation or of it or its subJaM. Up to that data no pnblicatloa In England had had tha temerity to draw aside a single fold of tha curtain over England' akelecea in tha cloeet. There have been paragraphs about the smart set's doings in country houses, but they hare referred to heavy bridge gambling. tha playing of leap frog by the men and women guaeia and llie practical Jokea of apple pie beda and the pouring of wlaa down each othemi bark, and such horseplay. There has only been one hint sir women's Interference in the ailinlula-- t ration of tha government, and that waa mada in a apeech by Dr. T. Miller Maguire, M. A, LL. D.. a famous army tutor, orator and author and known as tha greatest military atntaglit lu England- - Dr. Maguire, though hold-latha post of literary lecturer under the government to the Britiah army, la absolutely fear Jem in his utterHe charged petticoat, tnflu-earances. In a public apeech a year ago. The papers printed the speech. There was no comment, no answer, no folLondon, Ocl 25. "Who govern the 1 i fi l smart art a the .lell and forernnKt a widely man. lie is, unlike the great Iuhim- - of t'ecll, from which he cnuu-h- . an indolent aaiheie, whose heaven ia bed anil a book. He is always in a state of bore.l.uu. While a brilliant thinker, a striking speaker, a man of woudeifu! aitiktlc perceptions and taste, he dawdle through life and srarrely look seriously il' hours of hi prime n;liuterhip. Hi favorite lime for getting mu f bed is the aflernooii. iialfottr I a man of word, not deed. instead of ih '.imping his flt and calling a man a liar, a would a vigorou American ur Briton, Balfour would fix an insoltii'. Vh-h,- " honor. He gave more In hla few year of office than any other prime minister in history. hi lead. Hi minister followed Petticoat ruled, and found the rule so pleasing that they hare continued it. Despite tbe change in government, the election at a new, and in octal qualifluatlon a t.war grade of legislator, the fetter foiged by women ate too iroug to be easily broken. Aa la Balfour day. so at present tbe petticoat influence in the government is atrsnger th assay other Influence. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannermala premier hv title. The Hight , Hon. Herbert Henry Asquith, P. C., and n eat hap-penln- g THE HOT. MRS. CEORGE KEPMCU ftwaUr Sa iiiMflhrt aa Th aunt (ucluctlii min- Howevar, in all fair-naa- tha Liberal cabinet of Blr Henry that whila a few I cannot particularise or furnish Campbell-Bannermawomen nnd their allfea still rule tbe details. I am quite convinced that England: empire, the rule la not so rampant la a country petticoat ridden beyond la the days of the Balfour miniaLry. Arthur Balfour, the former prime compare. Any petticoat dose, but one supposed to rustle sgsinet minister, oommooly known in the ware my pupils. wu to be filled by Lord Chari Beresford. But the petticoat in th leading cliques objectad to lot Charles. The Beresfords her all bee rough and ready men, secure In thslr own family strength and abilities ia the service Lord Charts U one of th moat popular of men. In society he 1 unknown. He married a commoner and his wtfa la not of tha amart aet Lord Charlie was opposed by ,.ru one of the darAdmiral Cunon-Howe- , lings of society. Aa a relative of the Perhaps the moat flagrant ease of Countess Howe, it looked a If he pitchforking by toe women ruler was would win. But the countess suddenl; leaders; nothing too big for these Clever, brilliant women to attempt. Two notable cases, one of each kind, may her be mentioned. Tha moat important event decided In a country house Intrigue was the deposit of Lord Curaon of Ked lesion from of India. He waa the driven to resignation. Jealousy of hi beautiful American wife swung tha balance against him, although it was recvgnlied that he waa India's best viceroy. vice-royal- ty ment of the British empire. They are asalalante perhaps, of thoa who crave favors through the worn a enthroned in power. The names of tha women given have never been publicly announced before. But even a stranger could almost get them told him should he ak In the Inner circles or at tha clubs. They era leaders of society and particularly that section of society known as the "amart set which of late has been ao much doing so much abused and of who baa bet-- 'revealed by Father Vaughan and other preachers. There 1 Intrigue, of coure, In awing roniaa, bat the real work , ia doue In the privacy of the country-housewhere the hoeteaa invites a srora or two of guesta for a week, a It la hers fortnight or a weed-end- . that are fought many battlei royal between opposing camps. It la here that king and prince, cabinet minister! and department chief, general and admiral, and all those on the lower rungs of tha great ladder of the government are It is here that great genbewitched. erals are deposed from oomnmnds or are bothered In administration by blcko rings nf the war department. It la here that admfrald are put on half pay or shore work in order to make way In an important command for the favorite of the drawing room. It is hers that acandaia ar hushed up; honors and titles apportioned and all aorta of great financial deal outlined. Lgm-don- n tha arm council; whimsical war terrific battle was fought out in loUB. try houses over the into lucrative pitchforked government command oTthe home fleet, the pr. positions or promoted in the services. uiler aea post of the navy. According the ooterls of to precedence and merit' the vacancy U small for too Nothing George Keppel. Bo long aa Edward VII Uvea and reigns, so long will thaae two women help him administer, through appointments and honor, tha affairs of state. One could truthfully mention other oome women the name of a acoi handily to onaa pen but they are pot leaders in the pettlcoatei govern- repe-tition- a aarloua charge such as this, la a ister who make three bouleverse-ment- e of the army In live yeara, and ha wrote me a long letter. WItdays la Umc the truth was known, H eada who would lie or cheaf for the ha wrote. "I apeak solely for the amlle of some paltry, simpering soarmy. Including all the beat general, ciety dams." It should he aald in all honor to whs are not only friends of mine but t It la in the country houses of England that hundreds ef society men are Con-suel- a lowing up. I naked Dr. Maguire for a alatenieat the ether day. He waa cautious. It la perl lout to a public waa of hla standing to mako Hardin ge is beginning to take the reins. At the war office Lady St. Helier, formerly Lady Jeune. continues her reign in face of the powerful of My. Haldane, the waf min, ister. The Countess Howe until th dsy of her recent death, had mcra to say regarding tha royal navy than the lurda of the admiralty, with the exception f Sir John Fisher. Jacky" Flaher Is the English "righting Bob Evans. That explain sufflet surly why, near him, petticoat rustle in vain. la financial matters the pretty German ear of Mr. Sassoon la the one to get. In sue lal affairs favors are aked of Lady Seville, whusa husband la one of the king's favorite hosts. But in the matter of appointments, honors, titles and all the hundred and one things of moment whlchthe king can grant, two women, one an Auier Iran, reign absolute. Through her influence with the queen as well as with tha king, Duchea of Manchester, ha more direct power over social affair in England than any woman in the empire, and she la an American. The other woman who wields a sceptre aa of royalty ia tba Hon. Mrs. SOB ia E bliss." wb I SB supercilious look on hla man nnd then, in hia silky voice, say: My right honorable friend approaches perilously of near the precipice terminological Inexactitude." was It such a man, with bis languid tolra and his indolent manner, who left the opening for the wedge of woman's Influence In the affairs of the empire. Tbe Importunate widow of Scripture was "not In It compni-e- i with the wives and women friends of recent recipient of titles and honors, Balfour literally shoveled out tllleq i.ady lima, f King Uwiri'i fam IN Mdft VWat At Mr etc., chancellor of tha exchequer, ia really the governing hand of tbe liberal cabinet, and Mrs. Asquith, forthe merly- Miss Margaret Tennant, original Dodo," wlclde the mtghty so far aa the hut Invisible Liberal party ia concerned. In Balfour's lime tha woman who ruled the adduct waa that exceptionally gifted and brilliant diplomat, the Bha still Marchioness of- Lanedawne. the petticoat power at the remain foreign office, (hough tbe Hun. Lady Tkc Marckion&dS cf Iangdowxio the minor case of the son of Feld Mar-sba-r He waa a Bid Evelyn Wood. captain In an Insignificant regiment and had not especially distinguished himself outside of drawing rooms, although he aawservl ce on the staff during the Boer war. Ona day he wag mada major of the Tenth Hussars. This, the crack hussar regiment of the British army, almost mutinied to a man over the appointment. MaJ. Wood wm lifted over the head of many captains. Relate this to the ordinary person who knowa of the rules and regulations of the army nnd ha will tell you auch a thing cannot be done. Yet it was done and has not bean undone. It was only a few weeks ago that a died and before the scattered fores of tha pulque could again gather together, it was too late. "Jacky Fisher, the kings chum and ruler 1 4 the ntvy as Ant sea lord of tbe admiralty, and Lord Marcus Beresford, manager of the king's racing stud and brother of Lord Charles, have th kings ear and told him of tbe state of affairs. "Jacky Fishor was told to go ahead "for the benefit of the service and he voald be supported. Bo the next day that appeared an admiralty order appointing Lord Charles Beresford commander in chief of th home station, and giving him full eummand of not aloes the ohannel fleet, 'the home squad run . (Continued on Page 15.) fHE Discusses Glass, Its Manufacture and the Many Uses to Which It Is Put. He JOE, the Story Teller, UNCLE all kinds of relations, It Jut ao happened that ha waa vlaMtng at th home ef n proaperona city nephew when he waa asked to tell about glass. It earns about this way; Uncle Joa had donned hla dr suit for dinner, o ha followed by the opera later on (a rare occurrence!), and, realising ha waa somewhat too early for tha game, had retired to th library, where he was discovered by the children. "ft Uncle Joe! cried Genevieve, bursting in upon him. you Just ought to aae the dandy diamond our eoaefc man's get! My! My! Whet a long tall our cat has! Interjected Uncle. "And, pray, since when are coachmen privileged to comer the diamond mar-ket- T Why Cut Glass Is So Ex pensive and Some Ways of Imitating Precious Stones. ' finger before donning hie evenin' clothes. "You will notice, he said, "that, flashed around In the light.; tha coachmans diamond' apparently la the more brilliant. That Is on account of tha solid barking of metal foil behind it which serves to make of It a great big hunrh of little looking glasses. But, at rest. It Is nqt so clear In apearance. Nor can you see what looks like a clear hole bored through It, when held with Its little and straight to the light. "Tell us something about glass, asked Gen s v levs. This la Uncle Joes Story About Glass. "Nobody knows how old glass Is. nor who Invented It. One story has It that glass was accidentally discov- t'UjpIoj moil i . Iartii-ula- i !v In lb ered by some old time Phoenicians, leinpoiaie 7on i glu most useful. returning In a ship laden with nation For. without glass we would bate to or sods. It would seem a storm mmc use oll'-- paper for paut- or leave the up, and the Phoenicians were com- windows open; anil, In severe weathpelled to land on a sandy tract, in er. leaving wlifdow opin cieates a rooking they placed their utensil on draught. wHrb brings Its consequent lumra of natron, whlrh, melte-- h 'cold' or 'chiU' Th best work of the fire, mixl with tbe sand am man Is done hy tbe light of the day, formed glass. But. .that's on!;, one anil the most light admitted by the story, mo.i thoroughly transparent glass "The best atorv shout gi.i- - would I'M lies. seem to me. If It were fully il le. 'In the tropics window panes are to ralats its uscfulnc- - to bunianftv. no' so icKsary. For, there, not Tha uses Of glass air so li.:iilioM. onv are tm iujs longer, hut there is none may say where ihe; bruin cur ess danger 'rnm draught; and where liny slop. the fart Ihn W physical "The fl'ost Jniportan us- - tn niiirb1 eneigv commonly employed, glass is pat Is for lir.litlnK purposi.-- . In Mir tropics, glass lecomrs allowing ihe purifying Minilcl,' h p.i n ires ary. Some form of Liiilii iklLu OliV booivj au'i I'iavCa o j bUili'.-tlur ii.e s'.oie or I "Iff a flee, big one, too!" added who had followed and now Stood-bhla slater. "I doubt It, Mid Uncle Joe. "You Just wait a minute." eaid Georg.- 'Til go and borrow It and bring It to you and show you and And soon George was prpvd It! hark wife the wonderful diamond. "Glags, Mid Uncle Joe. "How can you tall tbe difference? asked Georgs. "By comparing it with tha real thing, replied Unrle Joa, aa ha drew from a pocket a solitaire ring ef fine uallty, which. In (he fitness of kings, te had removed from hU George, y - i ; .o-- 1 s constructed. Cut glass should properly be called ground glass, aa tha cuts In it are made by rapidly revolving wheels coated with Mnd, and polished by emory, putty powder or like materials. It Is axpenaire, for the reason that much labor la expended upon tha manufacture of even a amall piece. Imagine, then, what care and patience la required in grinding, or cutting, s hnge punch bowl. Real cut glaaa has sharp edges, whila the imitation, or pressed, has round, smooth edges. Etched, or frosted, patterns and designs may be mads on glaaa by covering It with paraffine wax and removing the wax along tbe body of the pattern or design and subjecting the glass surface thereby exposed to tbe action of hydroflorle acid. The lenses of fine "teleaoopes require great can In manufacture, and must be free from flaw or obstruction. Furthermore, they must be subjected to frequent test, and their last polishing is oftentimes Imparted to them direct by .the balj of the workmans thumb. Without telescopes astronomy would not he advanced to its present Wtthnut lapses .hero high standard. could he no auch ra" reraa as than are toda.f. J id. without oners glass well, how rou'd I tel r Joe prlma donna be pretty oc r.o-.- bazaar keeper of Ihe tropics. gruphlc cameras; and In making The Esquimaux, likewise, have ladies' mirrors and tbe like. (Hers no great need of glass for lighting Uncle Joe reached for hla opera purposes. They have prartieally six glasses.) "By means of the," said months dsy and six months night. he, "I may be enabled to distinguish During his six months dsy the Es- if the prlma donna be pretty or not one of which la Invariably tha case, quimaux spetid most of hi time outside. coming bark to hi Ice house nd It usually so happens that If one only to sleep, when light is not linens to the song the opera glasses greatly dirable. During his six are laid aside: and, vice versa. momhs night windows wouldn't he What does 'vice versa meet? of much g'Ki'l to him. queried Genevieve. The next best rnniinnn use to "Fret tv much the same aa "tls I' manufacwhich glass is put not and tls tot, responded Uncle ture in' i bowls, goblet, drinking Joe. be listen, When folks give weddlrg presents, utensils, lamp nhlmnrys, light globes 0, Joe!" giggled Genevieve. and numerous other forur of buxines Aren'i you about glass? nowadays, rut glass is always ac. "Not tn Jc ?:nvenieur-and don. rbi leant," replied tba made of flint ceptable. Cut glass Story Teller. I am only it T.s he' u glass, which .3 a fln grade, and dif- peaking of its Remember. usee. I have not yet snrlirarlo.i to ,h hr. Xing i.f icnse fers onn fi'j--l t'y la Its manufacture tom-beupon tbe ornamental, wilch, lor spot. ter. itc, uIliu'Phi, ilioid it glass of which lenses ar while K may not be said to ha strict - 1 wr-'lc- coV-aued- ai. . ly necessary, is a highly pleasing nsa col of glass; ranging from the gaily ored band that enchants tha savag through tha stately stained glam s windows the worshiper, and even unto tha glaaa ays intended to deceive the pnhlio and delight th wearer. "The earliest forma of glaaa wara only tranalucant, which maana thsl light cdnld go through them. Today, howevar, glaaa making hu reached such n high stats of perfection that th finest plats window glam la almost m dear aa air Itself, and is Transpractically as transparent. parent means that it contains nothing to obstruct sight or vision. Through a process of spinning, glass may be made into a fabric; and. while they probably will never corns into general use, glass drosses and parasols have been made and worn. "O, I know what spun glass is. said Georgs. Ws'v got some in ouf which-impres- Family Bible. "Bring It here' said Unela Joe. George brought tha big rod leather hook with the gold mountings, and reverently Uncle opened tbe samd proceeding to turn carefully its les-Nea- r the center of the tcoh he csss upon a white wisp or ersd af what looked like it mlg't ht.va been a lock of hair clipped Von xlblno fairy, so I was hound at th dtllrate It middle r;-- a nail faded light bins bow of e! k. t.s ret uly he lifted it " forlnspectl3A. "Thht . to be Aunt Gsrs-ev- Emmy'-ai- d she sa children, and when ga- -e Papa the Bible te Ton know didn't ta-- e she died f't keep lor ea aa;!! we're grown a And that was le it. 1 kww " ted Uncle Joe, aa a test X I know started iz-- o Ms eye. brought Mm atrand of spun glass to Aunt Emmy from hs Philadelphia Centennial ii ISTi.