One Must Be Careful. One must be careful about using the English language in this day of literal meaning, when the veriest neophyte of a society writer dare not use the phrases, "The bride entered the church on the arm of her father," or "His eyes followed fol-lowed her around the room," because some humorist has illustrated them realistically. real-istically. This was recalled to my mind yesterday yester-day when I entered a Woodward avenue book store, where a grave gentleman presides, pre-sides, and asked him if he had a "pretty child's book." "Blond or brunette?" he inquired. "Oh-hl" I stammered. "Why do you ask that?" "I suppose you want the book to harmonize, har-monize, ot you would not have told me the child was pretty." I saw wherein I had erred, but had my revenge, for the first thing I read in the book he handed rue was this phrase, "Ellen burst into tears." "Here," I said, "I don't want my heroine her-oine in pieces please give me a whole one," and I called his attention to the remarkable physiological fact. Detroit Free Press.