Mme. Garre, a businesslike Frenchwoman, is the private secretary of Colonel Wariiig, New York's street cleaning commissioner. Mme. Carré speaks and writes fluently English.French and German and hassomekuowledgeof Italian. She laughingly denied recently the report that delicately perfumed letters ever issued froiu the eornmissioner's office. Celery ten has been a specialty at someof t-be afternoon teas of the season, alternating with clam broth, ser ved with white of egg and bouillon and chocolate, each of which owed its piquai:cy of flavor to a dash of sherry. Miss Mary E. McDowell, head of the Uiiiversity of Chicago settlement at the stockyards, is a trained kindergartuer and was lor some tirne connected with Huil House, where she gained expericiKO lor hyr present work. Miss Mary Bartelrne, a young lawyer active in suffrage work, is secretary of the new sooial club recently formed iu conuection with Dr. Thomas' church, Chicago. Natural 'iolets rlependiug in watorfall bouquets from their sable uinffs wero tho fhnhiug costume touches of the nix bridösnaaids at a racent wedding Governor Hughes of Arizona recommended in his mcs?age to tbe state legislature that a law ba passed to exteud ! suffrage (o woiiu a Boston chibwonicn h:yo voted to snusoribe f300, 000 for tbe ptirposeof building and furnishing a clubhouse. Mrs. Lily Lord Tift lias been reappoiuted as a meniber of tho board of schoo! examiuers in CviüV.lu.