Commencement of the Heated Term—Swells and Belles at the Mountains and on the Sea Shore.
On the Beach at Newport, Rhode Island.
Every Dog Has His Day.
No, this man has not been sunstruck. He has just inquired of the other man going up the street: "Is it hot enough for you?"
While New York is by no means the hottest city in the country, there have been a few days during the present season when the temperature reached a height altogether incompatible with human comfort.
How the deficiencies of one may be remedied by the other, as illustrated in many a boudoir in New York and elsewhere. [more]
There is a theory to the effect that beauty unadorned is adorned the most. But it won’t go down nowadays. Beauty has got to be adorned, you bet, or she’ll make things warm for the old man at home. We’ve been there, and we know whereof we speak. When she don’t pan out as well as she ought, art comes along and helps her out. If you don’t believe it—but no. It’s impossible. You must believe it, for from false teeth to a wooden leg, there isn’t a household on the continent that don’t know what man’s ingenuity can do to repair or make good for the deficiencies of nature.
Reprinted from The National Police Gazette, May 5, 1883.