Woman of the Century/Julie Wetherill Baker
JULIE WETHERILL BAKER. BAKER, Mrs. Julie Wetherill, author, born in Woodville, Miss., in 1858. Her birthplace was the home of her distinguished grandfather, Cotesworth Pinckney Smith, chief-justice of the State of Mississippi. Her maiden name was Julie K. Wetherill. Born in Mississippi and reared partly in that State, and partly in Philadelphia, Pa., the home of her Quaker ancestor, Samuel Wetherill, she shows in her writings the dual influence of her early surroundings. Five years ago she became the wife of Marion A. Baker, literary editor of the New Orleans "Times-Democrat." Mrs. Baker writes over the unassuming disguise of three initials. "J. K. W.," mainly for the New Orleans "Times-Democrat," in its Sunday issue, and is a keen, cultured critic. The "Bric-a-Brac" department of the "Times-Democrat" is an authority in the South on all matters of current literature. Mrs. Baker is not only a literary authority in New Orleans, but is a general favorite in its most refined circles.