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THE GREATER SUNDAY PRESS WOMAN'S MAGAZINE 31 C DAN CUPID, JOINS INDIAN TO FAIR CAUCASIAN MAID MURPHY'S SPRING OPENING SALE OF V 4 t The Power Behind The Throne Credit 3 1 7h I - feci V'vf i -sfs'.sl ft - Minneapolis. Minn.. March 10. A story similar to that of the great Indian Play, 'Strongheart." is told in the courtship and marriage of Edward L. Kogers, the ex-Minnesota Indian football player, to Miss Mayme Ballton. of this citv, a lair white girl. Miss Ballton is a leader in Minneapolis smart set. Ed Rogers was one of tha greatest nds the West has ever produced, lie was captain of the Minnesota eleven in 1903. Rogers is a Chippewa Indian, a graduate of the Carlisle Indian school and of the law department of the University of Minnesota. HOW TO MAKE A BED. The lower sheet should be long fnough to tuck in at the head under the mattress, also at i f't but this latter ia not always necessary at least a half yard. A sheet of this size should admit of being pinned to the mattress underneath almost in the middle of the bed; a safety pin should be used in doing this and care be taken that the sheet is pinned through to the mattress itself; .otherwise it is liable to tear. This sheet should be pinned so tightly that it distorts the shape of the mattress when first drawn around it in order to spread the mattress out afterwards and make the sheet fit taut across the bed without a wrinkle. If this is not done, as the restless sleeper moves about in the bed, ridges are formed in the sheet that cause distinct discomfort to her. The upper sheet should be put on the bed so that the hem will be wrong side up, for when this sheet Is turned down over the blanket at the top the hem will be uppermost and make an attractive and neat finish to the bed. It should also be tucked in securely at the foot to prevent pulling out and worrying the sleeper. If possible to make a selection in blankets, the choice should He in two thin ones rather than one heavy one, for the air gets in between the two blankets and helps to keep the sleeper warm, and the atmosphere of the bed pure; besides, the weight in bed clothing should always be a consideration, especially in cases of illness, for tha strength of the patient should go toward aiding in her recovery, not in Buport'j.g' an unneccessary burden of any iMnd. The outer covering of the bed is often n question of the ways and means of the house supply, or rather the linen closet: ut, as a rule, heavy spreads id: these, however, are good .. ... .s, for winter seasons. Boston Traveler. HOW TO CARE FOR PET DOG. Pet dogs require a certain amount of care, but the favorite bouse pet, the email dog, needs a bath twice a week in warm water with good dog soap. Ooveir the skin well with lather an then let the dog wash himself off in a fot-tub set inside the larger bathtub, so that he can splash to his heart's content. If dogs are washed in this way regularly the constant scratching which makes them such a nuisance will be obviate1. Diet is important with a house dog, and only cooked food should be allowed. Once a day is quite sufficient to feed a dog that is small. A basin of fresh water should be kej.t where he can always find it. and for this purpose come attractive bowls marked in bold letters. "Dog." . A good romp in the fresh air at least every eight hours is positively essential to a dog's health. Completely Cured Me. W. F. Smith Company, " Gentlemen : For a number of years I was a victim of Inflammatory Rheumatism of the worst kind, at times so bad that I was unable to walk. I employed the best and most skilful physicians in xnr Ticinity, but they could not treat the disease successfully. While on my East-am trip last summer, a gentleman in Maine recommended your Smith's Buchu Lithia Pills, and I decided to try them. Before I had taken my first box I noticed a change, and I continued to take them until I had taken three packages, which effected a complete cure. I strongly recommend anyone to try your remedy, thoroughly believing it is all anyone could ask for." Yours truly, C. li. Phiixim. SMITH'S Buchu Lithia PILLS ! The Kidney Cure. f They act at once, relieving by removing the cause, and will cure any curable case. They positively contain no opiates, narcotics or injurious drugs, and, beius in pill form, contain no alcohol. Alcohol, which is present in all liquid remedies where it has to be used to preTenS fermentation, is a deadly poison to sick kidneys or bladder. Try them to-day For Sick Kidneys, w Rheumatism, the F Bladder and the Blood. f Have you ever tried the simple and nnfaiUng test of setting aside your nrine in a bottle or vessel for twenty-four hours ? If not, do so at once, and after twenty-four hours if you find any deposit, sediment, stringy or mucous matter it means kidney trouble. Sold by all dealers price 25 and 50 cents, or mailed upon receipt of prwf-Write for our medical treatise oa th above diseases mailed you free post paid with a sample package of our pills. Ao Iwm W. ff. South Co.. Broad St., Bosto- 4. ; ' -Ar T f. .'' XTi -. . 'X It was while watching Rogers play in the Minnesota-Michigan game in 190.1 that Miss Ballton first became imbued with admiration for the great Indian player. His pluek and skill completely captured the young girl. They met by chance at a party early last fall. She asked Ed to pay her a visit. That one call demanded more. Before he was aware of it, Dan, Cupid bad tackled him hard and fair and Ed was obliged to acknowledge that he was "down." Mr. and Mrs. Rogers will make their home at Walker, Minn., where he will open a law office. FASHION NOTES. Ruches are still the favorite neck finish, and are used in gowns of all de scriptions, from the most elaborate sort to the simple shirtwaist dress. The stiff white stock and turnover coilar, so much worn several years ago, are still used to some extent, and for certain occasions are the only suitable choice, but in the lingerie, silk and crepe blouses and any costume which is not of the most severe type, the becoming ruche is generally seen. The washable kindg are the most practical for many uses, and for this reason the net or footing niching is a favorite, as it may be left in the neck of a wash blouse and laundered with it. The plaited chiffon ruches are also very pretty, but need constant replenishing, and can only be worn once or twice, so that they ure rather expen sive. There is also another sort of rueh-ing which is not washable, but looks very well in timply made gowns. It comes at '25 cents a box. which makes the cost of each rucho about tw cents. The skirt is of a folded stiffened net, finely plaited, and though not suitable for a very f.ne, elaborately trimmed blouse or frock, is very satisfactory for For a well-drossed woman fresh ruch-ing is, of course, essential, and it is much to be preferred that the simplest. most inexpensive sort to be worn anj that it be spotlessly fresh. On the whito lingerie blouses, of the lace trimmed and embroidered sort, half-inch wid colored ribbon is also used, either the plain gros-grain ribbon or else the -self -figured dotted or embroidered kind. The very thin handkerchiefs showing little plaidingy or cross bars in white thread across the surface are also in favor, and the mercerized linen varieties with colored borders and initials or figurings in the corners are still in vogue. The plain linen handkerchief, however, with a rather narrow hem and hand-embroidered initials in one corner are always very desirable and in good taste. New York Sun. GOOD TO KNOW. The reign of the blouse has caused fither a good deal of extra work in the household or has swelled the laundry bill to an undesirable extent. Apart from the fact that it is ?rood training for themselves, it is only fair that girls who wear many of these pretty garments should know how to wash and iron them, thereby doing something to keep the family purse heavier and lighten their mother's work. These directions, if carefully followed, will enable girls to do up their own waists. We will begin with the easiest and-plainest: The washing of prints is much the same as for woolens, that is to say there Is no soaking except in particular cases. The particular case in this instance is when you have a new waist, and are not quite sure if the colors are fast. In this case soak the waist in clear cold water, to which you have added a handful of salt. This makes the water colder, also harder. Its solvent powers are not so great, and in this way you can fix colors that have a slight tendency to "run." If you have made the waist yourself, and have a small scrap of the print, it can be tested first, which is the best way. You must now get your irons ready, and If you desire to have any pleasure in your work you must take pains to have them in good condition. In the first place they must be perfectly clean. A piece of brown paper well soaped and sprinkled with fine brick dust makes a good polisher in which to rub them when when in use. A small piece of beeswax tied up in muslin is excellent as a refresher to their smoothness and easy working. If laid on gas they must have a sheet of iron between them and the gas at first till they are heated, then they can be laid on the"g;is without the sheet if iron.- The reason for this is obvious. If cold iron comes in contact with the gas flame drops of moisture condense on its Surface, and the result would be rusty irons. Last of all to go into the dishwater are the pots and kettles. As with the plates, they, too. should be thoroughly freed from grease before entering the water-no hard task when one employs a small metal scraper sold for the purpose. A WOMAN'S WEAPON. A hai'roin has been said to be a woman's weapon and her tool as well, for the uses to which this modest little article of the feminine toilet is put are many and vari ous. It has been Known to pick a iocs and act as substitute for a safety pin, a hat fastener, a picture and a button hook. letter opener, and a cork-screw, but it has now risen to the dignity of a sculp tor's most favored tooL Miss Melva Beatrice Wilson would rather use a hairpin for her wax modeling than the best tool ever invented. A recent visitor to St. Michael's studio commented on the odd looking instrument which, with apparent magic, was rapidly defining a crouching leopard out of a shapeless mass of wax in the sculptor's hands. "That!" exclaimed Miss Wilson, when questioned about it. "Oh. that is only a hairpin, but I can do better work with that bent pin than with all my other tools combined. That is my -pet and I wouldn't lose it for anything, fome of my most successful designs hate heen modeled with that hairpin. It jdoes just what I want it to, and produces fined detail than I can get with the regulation tools." New York Sun. CORSET IMPORTANT FEATURE. The well-cowned woman has a lare supply of corsets and each is kept in its cwn perfumed silk bag. The whole set of a gown depends upon the proper fit of a corset, and no matter how poor a woman is. she can wear a calico gown with an air of distinction if she has on a well-made, well-fitted corset. Such a one costs $13 at a good eorsetiere's, but it mav cost much more if elaborately trimmed. At that price it is made to follow the lines of the figure and yet conceal Its defects if there are any and enhance its good qualities. The fad for slender waists has resulted in changes in underwear. It has nearly abolished the corset cover that useful article of dress which saves us so much money by keeping our corsets clean and protected from the abrasion of skirt belts. Women now wear chemises as a sort of combination of corset cover and -skirt, thus doing away with two waiot-1 bands or else they do not wear either chemise or corset cover, but only pliable eilk vesting; beneath the dress bodice ever the corset. New York Sun. Credit is the foundation of kingdoms, the factor in every business and we open to you this avenue of unlimited power to buy. Little weekly payments here give you Diamonds, Watches or Jewelry ever increasing in value. We offer you the better sort of credit and undersell cash jewelers. Just pay a Dollar or so a Week England Solid Gold Watch Spain Three Rare Diamonds Three gems of the old mine pure white, perfect. A price that only our large importation permits. Handsomely engraved designs. A very fine Watch guaranteed movements, at thi exceptional priee. Washingrton Baltimore Philadelphia McKeesport Rochester CONCERNING FURS. The fur sales interest many shoppers. In general it is better to buy furs from the most reliable furriers, but if one is a judge of furs she is perfectly safe in taking advantage of department store sales. Presumably the buyers for the fur department are as competent as other buyers, but the average demand in the shops is for rather cheap grades. The better grades may be had, but one should exercise care in selecting bargains. The large fur stores have less prejudice against carrying stock over from season to season. The styles change, but furs can be made over indefinitely. The best all-around fur is mink. It is never cheap to buy, but it outwears most furs and is really a better bargain in the end. It is one of the most becoming furs one can wear. The great objection to Persian lamb is its unbecomingness to most women. It is too dead black and unsympathetic for a colorless woman. Ermine is a good fur to buy if one's purse is long. It is a full dress fur, to be sure, but permissible with even simple gowns for evening, the theater, etc Just as almost every woman who can afford jewels wears them whether their good looks are enhanced or utterly extinguished thereby, so they wear ermine if they can get it. Nature triumphs over artistic discrimination in these cases. Moderate priced furs are black lynx, sable, fox and blue lynx. At this time very good sets are to be had under $o The pelerine and fiat boa are worn almost to the exclusion of other scarfs. Muffs are pillow-shaped and large in size. New York Post. THE BUREAU DRAWER. The bureau drawer, the bane of every normal woman's existence, is hard to manage. Inspired by a violent attack of neatness on a certain night, ordinarily after she has come home from the theater or evening party, she undertakes the difficult task and with superhuman effort and energy neatly folds all her neckties in one pile, belts In another and "turnovers" in another. The next morning she arises a little later than is advisable, is not over sweet tempered, makes a dash at her neat bureau drawer and in her frenzied search for her pet belt or ribbon all her work of the night before is in a state of upheaval. The proper piles have all become parts of one big blooming confusion. The first suggestion as a cure for this unsystematic arrangement is to have as few accessories as possible. Get rid of all the old neckties that are seldom worn and are simply kept for old time's skae. Then secure a collection of boxes of various sizes, each with a little lid that lifts on hinges, and in one box may be kept all that is needed of shoe-strings, in another handkerchiefs, in another ties, and so on. When the owner gets used to this very in expensive and thoroughly satisfactory ar rangement she will look with horror upon the old days when her top bureau drawer was in a state of chaos. Exchange. HOW TO PRESERVE A B0QUET. A florist of many years' experience gives the following recipe for preserving bouquets: When you receive a bouquet sprinkle it lightly with fresh water, then put it into a vessel containing some soapsuds, which nourish t:e roots and keep the flowers as bright as new. Take the bouquet out of the puds every morning and lay it sideways in fresh water, the stock entering first into tne water: keep it there a minute or two, then take it out and sprinkle the .flowers lightly with pure water. Replace the bouquet in the soapsuds, and the flowers will bloom as fresh as when first gathered. The soapsuds need to be chaneea evtry inira aay. uy observing these rules a bouquet can be kept bright and beautiful for at least a month and will last sun longer in a very passable state. FQR thEWrTdE-T0-BE- Linen showers for a bride-elect have ben exploited so frequently that something new is welcomed. An "emergency shower" is novel. This is given, as are all other ''showers' by a iriend of the bride-to-be. Each guest is asked to bring something for the bride's pantry shelf, for emergency occasions. jCecpo'sarilv, the articles are all canned, bottled and boxed stuffs. They may include pickles, potted cheese, wafers, cherries, mints, deviled ham, olives and canned goods of any sort. Each article should be wrapped in white tissue paper and placed in a huge fancy market basket tied with a bow. At such a function simple and suitable refreshments would be cheese. olives, deviled ham sandwiches and coffee. There must be a "charm" cake, of course, to ascertain who will be next 10 marry. Make this of popped corn and syrup, molded in a cake tin, with the "charms eecreted in i- Turn it out on a salver decorated with. flowers Philadelphia Bulla tin. ( bugs. Sweden Japan Diamond Ring C 1 1- 1 Weekly 97 Casta Pure white stone In your choice of setting. We have made a name on this value. OoDosite O &olomon2 Pittsburg- Scranton Allen town Trenton Wilkes-Barre The Value of Good Eyesight never dawns upon you until your eyes fail you. Our Eminent Specialists will examine your eyes free. If glasses are necessary, you can buy them easily here Glasses 50c Weekly Castelberg's, amithtield btj. CORRECT USE OF BRIC-A-BRAC. For existence which bric-a-brac may claim is true beauty, or, preferrably, usefulness combined with beauty. Jf we make all useful articles beautiful the useless bric-a-brac will be quite superfluous. What is beautiful bric-a-brac? The cost does not indicate beauty by any means. Beauty in bric-a-brac, as in everything eise. consists in simplicity ana harmony of line and color combined with perfection of execution. The useful articles should be analtedxto their uses, and those with no duty to perform other than to look beautiful should fulfill that duty without question, and should be limited to the smallest possible number. Both the use ful and the nonuseful should be in per- lect narmony with the room and with each other. A few questions would settle the fate of much bric-a-brac. Are you useful? Are you beautiful? Do you harmonize with the character and color of the room? Have you a character of your own? Are you in every way preferrable to the space you occupy ; Inexpensive but effective pieces of purely decorative bric-a-brac are placter casts. If well made, exact reproductions they are most satisfactory in soft ivory tints. Venus is always beautiful, and so is Nike. but there are innumerable other reproductions of the masterpieces in sculpture, both ancient and liiodern, which have not suffered at the hands of the cheaper workmen and are therefore more interesting and individual. Chicago Tribune. REASON SHE LEFT. Aunt Emeline is the best loved woman in Saymouth, for her charity is alike of hand and heart. Like many other excellent persons, Aunt Emeline is not a church member, but she is a regular attendant at the village church, which 13 so near her cottage as to seem under the same roof. When, at the close of a recent sermon, the minister requested all those present who had never united with the church to retire at the end of service, everybody was surprised to see Aunt Emeline start down the aisle. 'Aunt Emeline," the minister called, softly, "that does not apply to you." "That isn't why I'm going," Aunt Emeline responded, serenely. "I smell my dinner burning up." Youth's Companion. STAR'S TEA TABLE JOKE. Telephone jokes may have their serious sides. A man who wanted to communicate with another named Jones looked in the directory and then called up the number. Presently came through the receiver a soft, feminine, "Hallo," and he asked, "Who is that?" "This is Mrs. Jones." "Have you any idea where your husband is?" He couldn't understand why she "rang off" so sharply, until he looked in the book again arid discovered that he had called uj the residence of a widow! Exchange. DO NAMES HAVE COLORS? A recent writer declares that certain colors are always suggested to him by the sound of various feminine names. To him the names of Mary, Iseult and Margaret represent the purest white. Chlorinda typifies a vivid red, while Jane, Henrietta and Gabrielle suggest the softest gray to the visual sense. Though the demon of jealousy is in no way associated with Valeria, Bernardino, Anastasia and Bertha; none the less does the author of the article aver that these names conjure up visions of the brightest green. Gm$J Week,T jjj Cash. BATTIC This is an annual event of the month of March leads all. There is not an equal in variety, attractiveness or values. We select our carpets witn tne utmost care. We set out to make a name for ourselves as the reliable carpet dealers. Our good name is in every yard of carpet that goes out of our store For a quarter of a century or more we have never sold a carpet or rug that we have not guaranteed. We want your trade. We will merit it and we know one purchase here will make you our carpet customer for all future time. We can say the same for Matting, Oil Cloth and Linoleums. ' Mattings, 15c Yd. up 113 'tr'&'-t- sSii r,Sw?-i '-f.t'ff, fjV "jtjEfe-afcl' r"i'rfn' I'MfcaJsMiMdBy These are the things that you will need badly just as soon as you need them at all, and you will lose just so much of their value every day you are without them when you need them. Therefore, it is wise to take advantage of our easy payments and buy at once. 11 n vjJi . Ill r-s i i I mT" I I I I tJ U IM tsJ UAEJ im i-J KL t IT TAKES WOMEN TO DO IT. Thev were three hungry women, and they 'assembled in a restaurant where "men of color" flit noiselessly around with silver salvers and wait expectantly for "tips." "I'm broke." announced the girl m red. "And I'm hungry as a cannibal, too." "I could devour an ox. hoofs and all, declared the girl in brown, sniffing the savory odors in the air. "I've got just 0 cents." " "I've got 30. It has to last till I get my pay tomorrow," was the melancholy announcement of the third. "Twenty-twentv total seventy, counted the first girl. "Subtract ten for waiter. Girls, we've got to get luncheon for sixty "I can't eat a sandwich," revolted the girl in brown. "The thought of soup makes me ill, sighed the third. "Let's take ice cream." hopefully suggested the girl in red. "Heavens! Let's take something quick. The Ethiopian suggests by his manner that this is not a bargain table." "Here," beckoned the girl in brown, looking up from her study of the menu card. "Bring us this special order of prime rib of beef. Only one. Girls, you like beef don't vou? One order of hashed brown potatoes and two orders of rolls. Thirty-five, fifteen, ten total, sixty." she counted, while the waited lagged disdainfully after- this munificent order. It" came in a silver-covered salver, garnished with one melancholy sprig of cress. The girl In brown carefully divided this infinitesimal green sprout: airily served out a two-inch portion of beef apiece; la-boriouslv carved the small mound of hashed potatoes into three portions, and each girl ate a roll, leaving one for "manners." . With the air of a duchess the girl In brown left the remaining 01ms vu waiter's salaver. And having thus freshed themselves, the three arose and passed jauntily out witn tneir irows in the air, pat the tables where many, many masculines were dining sumptuously off fih, fowl and the fieshpots of Egypt. Philadelphia Bulletin. TREATMENT FOR THE HAIR. Late professional hair ethics advocate the shampoo not much oftener than once a month. "What they do insist upon, though, is the "dry clean" that is. tha weeklv or semi-weekly brushing. This, done in the professional way, is something that few women attempt for themselves; and vet it is easily done, as it only means brushing the hair from partings made in as many directions as pos-t- vnuVa tUi3 i t pit 11 v clessinET M LHr. 1 ' 1 1 -l v.-. . process the brush should have the comb put through it each time that it is drawn through the hair, and the comb should then be wioed off on a towel. This is alwavs done by the professional hairdresser, and almost always neglected i v. vPnohinir ig done at home. In v itvii i " r ui " - - - - - - this is the whole secret, as the softness of the hair after Drusnmg is simpiy cue softness of added cleanliness. Without 1 1 i- , th. nil that is broue-ht down into' the hair by the brushing "will only , r . -rfftiAiit TTISili-iTier if mfft matte ic eiiui ' ---- Always wash the brushes in cold water with a dash of ammonia never in hot water and soap, as the hot water, especially, ruins the bristles. A few drops of carbolic acid added to the water is a good thing, as brushes, more often than generally supposed, need a disinfectant. TAILORED WASH DRESSES. The tailored wash dresses are worth a whole library of explanation. They are admirable in every way and they will be worn in a manner which will show that they are appreciated. They come In white linen, in blue linen, in tan and in tha natural shades, as well as in pinfc and other sotos 7 great importance to the home folks Ingrain 35c yd. Rag 4Dc yd. Brussels 75c yd. Velvets $1.00 yd. & Oil Cloth. 3ic N'T WAIT The secret of good results-with a refrigerator is the way in which the coldness is preserved with the least waste of ice. This is not a scientific statement, but a plain truth best. We guarantee ours to be the HEELS HALF A YARD HIGH. Uosie if Roirl own their orisrin to Persia, where they were introduced upon sandals in the shape of blocks of wood rd hDnmth itfh hefner the root idea of those deformities to which woman owes so many of her woes, in Persia, the first home of the heel, however, these blocks of wood were used simply to ihn root- from the hnrnlns sands of that country, and were about two inches high. With the Persian women tnese oiocks hip-ber than those affected by the men, their height being from IS Inches to 2 feet, thus becoming more of the nature of stilts than anything else. Strangely enough, many years - ctmilar fciKViirin l-amfl into VOETUe in Venice, but the motive in this case was comically different, lor Dy 113 means jealous husbands thought they would be able to keep their wives at home. The supports of such shoes in Venice were called "Chapineys," and to appease the vanity of the ladies, and doubtless also to sugar the pill, were made highly ornate. The height of these chapineys determined the rank of the wearer, an extra coating for the pills, the noblest dames being permitted to wear mem half a yard or more high. A KISSING PARTY. One doesn't kiss, at a kissing party. Tou just describe kisses, according to your experience and imagination. You write 10 adjectives descriptive of a kiss, as it seems to you. You also write a 100-word essav about the delirious practice, and you still further exhaust your imagination or relieve your pent-up feelings, as the case may 1ms by writing a little verselet on kissing. tVi eriontetc a v that kiKsjincr is mere tricious. But nobody can claim there is DO Refrigerators Destroys all Desire for Drink. Soiti Under Guarantee. Mothers, Wives, and Sisters can give it without the patient's knowledge. It is perfectly tasteless, colorless and odorless. Orrine No. 1 is the remedy to give in secret, while No. 2 is for those who desire to be cured. Write to 'the Orrine Companv, Inc., Washington, D. C, for an interesting booklet, which will be mailed in plain, sealed envelope, free. Mail orders filled on receipt of price. THE GUARANTEE Orrine is sold under a positive guarantee that it will cure the drink habit if directions are followed. In every box is a registered guarantee which entitles you to a refund of your money if Orrine fails to effect a cure. Sold by U ill SL0TE-3S. of this great city. It is our pride up $10.00 and up for Ingrain $16.00 and up for Brussels $25.00 and up for Velvet $30.00 and up for Axminster up up up and up per square yd. Linoleums, 60c UNTIL YOU MUST BUY Go Carls Our window and first floor display invites you. Your eyes will feast on their beauty. You will be glad that so much care has been taken for your little one's comfort and happiness. We are sure you will find this the most attractive show of Go-Carts in the city. TERMS THESK TERMS THE SAME TO AI-I-. t 12 Worth, 50e 1 Payment, lHc Weekly 23 Worth, 1.00 lut Payment, l,0O Weekly ft 50 W orth, 92.00 lat Payment, 2.00 Weekly 75 Worth, 2.50 lat Payment, 2.50 Weekly JOO Worth, 93.00 lat Payment, $3.00 Weekly (M mease .jnnrro.. fi-nm microbes in merely dwelling on the custom in this light, airy and wholly impersonal way. besides, it's lots of fun. when all the oscu-latory efforts are read aloud to a mutually appreciative company, and prizes are given the most realistic effusions. Philadelphia Bulletin. NURSING THE WRONG BABY. The clerk at the Stafford Hotel wns smiling broadly the other afternon and a caller asked him the cause of his jocularity. "Why, it's a story a Missounan who is staying at this house just told me about a friend of his who is a well-known contractor here in Baltimore." "Shall we have the story?" asked the "Sure," returned the other, "only we'll have to eliminate names. This contractor is sometimes given to brief sessions of bibulousness, and while returning from one of these a short time ago he made up his mind that he would not disturb his wife. On reaching home he was successful in finding the keyhole, and after careful effort he successfully navigated his way upstairs. Here he saw 01 thought he saw in the dim light which the electric lamp outside shed through the window the five-months-old baby sitting up in the rocker, while his wife was comfortably sleeping in the bed beyond. Softly creeping over to the rocker he took the baby in his arms and beg? a to rock her to sleep, when his wife awakened. " 'John, she said, 'what are yon doing there?' , " 'Sh'm' dear,' whispered John; 1 m rocking baby to sleep.' , " 'Baby's been asleep for over an hour, said the patient wife, reproachfully John, put down that doll and come to bed I rather think you need a little sleep.' "Baltimore Herald. Either form costs but $1 per box, making the complete cure cost less than one-tenth what is charged at sanitariums, with a guarantee that the expense will be nothing unless a cure is effected. It requires but a short time to effect a cure. yieieiD that our great display during 13) and up per square yd. ALL GONE. The editor of a paper in Richmond tells of the assignment given to a young woman in the employ of that journal to cover the wedding or the daig)t' f a well-known citizen. , The "society editor" was preventer, by sickness from attending the c w-mony, and so was obliged to take , " best she could of a second-hand a 0 count of the festivities. ' ' Early in the morning after the wcm-ding the young woman repaired to the home of the bride's parents. To the darky who opened the door she said: "I have called to get some of the details of the wedding." An expresHion of intense regret came to the dusky countenance of the ser vant. "Ise awful sorry. mip!" -'e exclaimed, "but dey is all gone. You oughter come last night. Tv cnmpiiny c;ti up every scrap!" Harper's Weekly. NOVELTY SCARFS. Chiffon and embroidered mousselines are riot the only materials that are employed for the light scarf that Is enjoying such exceptional vogue this season. There are other scarfs mostly intended for evening wear and among them are some made of lovely pompadour silver embroidered narrow 'ribbons combined with narrow Insertions of lace the outer ribbon edges being finished with either frills or laz-e or gauzt. Chiffon velvet ribbon is alxo utilized in Conjunction with lace for these etsoles, which are now made wider at the bottom. thu3 more resembling the oM Spanish stoles In shape. (Graduated frills of lace or silver cord and fringe generally finish them. Another simple Idea is to make them of horizontal lines of black lace and gathered chiffon, whilst a novelty is a scarf of shot blue, green or silver tissue with an effective design in beetles' wings at either end. WJtQ) n AVE. 1 t .1 J'

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