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THE BUFFALO ENQUIRER. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1903. it 'A K.J 4 , r ( I RETURN. 1rS?I! 'V1?1 J n-d forgotten hen That I had put away Our memories of paradise Until the judgment day; rUfll71vrmore ih laughing earth Should see us hand In hand; rrfJ0,?f ,,lnce had hut door Of our old fairyland. " Then on a sudden came strange news Uppn the gossip wind; My love of those sweet years ago-Great God! My love was blindl I said the news must be a lie Cruel as are the year?. They should not be so merciless) xo such great eyes as hers. Oh, little child of long ago. irG?iL;"ant the news untrue. -rfor one "trong selfish thought J.nat i may come to you. And sit beside you in the darlc And, as in paradise 1 gave you all my breaking heart, ow bring to you my eyes. Richard Le Galllenne. Today's Short Story WINIFRED'S DARKEST HOUR. (BY KATHERIXE GLOVER, ) As "Winifred Lawrence came out of the sky-scraper to the street a gust of wind caught her and whirled her about like a resistless leaf. In a way It seemed to express the hopelessness of everything. In that moment all of her troubles came to . ujiiim. ne naa just learned that the last chance of work Bhe h Ji". vJtln: .Y!1 fPr th second it wasn't JE- v. . "uua ner sP't so much as the holes in her umbrella, the wetness of her skirts about her ankles and the consciousness that the wind was bring-LlP her,nabby shoes into full view. After fihJi f "S Povt-rty itself one resents nearlyi so keenly as the small outward -Pi? vble lns of it that cannot escape the eyes of one's neighbors For a Imf nt.v, w'nlfred stood there whirling e tfal of dt8Pa,r rolling down Sfhhtek- .Then he sense of humor. Which had withstood everything so far tirred itself and came to her rescue. She smiled broadly into the red face of a puffy old man who looked at her in astonishment, and then bravely trudged on to the elevated station to go home By the time she climbed the steps of the station and the soles of her shoes jegan to feel clammy against her feet the sense of humor had taken onto itself wings and her troubles surged back upon her. She stood waiting on the platform shivering with cold and nervous-aess She felt a sudden animosity toward the persons that passed her. She hated the women that seemed to flaunt prosperity and well-being in her face, and she began estimating the cost of one's furs and thought of the utter absurdity of a gold purse that swung from another's wrist, representing what a month's salary would do to Winifred. "I wonder how many such trinkets shed have if f-he had to earn them for herself," she thought, as the owner of the purse pushed her way ahead of her Into the car. It was but one more Btraw .hat she had to swing to a strap while she saw a fat porpoise of a man plump into the only seat and spread his paper in front of him with satisfied air. A diabolical desire came upon her to aim the point of her umbrella at his placid, rounded front, but she did nothing more lesperate than to step on his foot with emphasis as the train swung around a curve and to pretend not to see his scdwl. As she trudged the three blocks from the station to her room she determined on her course of action. She had exactly one dollar and seventy-five cents in the i worm, vvitn soventy-nve of it she would buy Fuzzy-Wuzry a tube of rose madder paim. i' uzzy- uzzy lived on the top He wrote soas advertisement in I noui . the day and studied Illustrating at nleht I and was the only person that reauv 1 cared. All his life seemed one mad I Boramh p rn nilrchase rntip madilpr I With fifty cents she would buy a bunch m i Df lonquiis for the landlady, because I Winifred loved thern so herself that sne felt if anybody were going to depart !rom the world owing her three weeks ent that would be the most cheerful companion she could have. Twenty-five cents she would appropriate to heWeifT with ten of it to buy an ice crearn solaa i . oV,.-. ......1.1 ,.,.-.. rri'iinwti..o I and the other fifteen a grape fruit, be- cause those two things at the present moment stood for luxury to her. And with the other twenty-five she supposed something could be purchased to ring down the curtain, ot course, sne would be economical and just turn on the gas but she fancied that made one all black and horrid, and she had an objection to Fuzzy-Wuzzy s but she shuddered and would not follow out the thought. By the tin e she climbed to the top of tne :hree flights of steps and reached her wn door she had every detail of her )lan arranged and she took a bit of pride and comfort in it. . Even the two cents she had set aside for the wir- ;ha9t of a stamp to write particulars to her old doctor .juardian in the far-off viilaee she iad come from. Hnnnmi' Arwvrt iloieKtcnlv nn the aiil C.t I When she had. lighted the gas she me coucn wiiuoui ny aiicmpi iu i4V Viai n.u thlnoa TPven that effort I Memid useless.' Her eve traveled lisi- lessly around the, room and stopped at a wooden box in the middle or tne noor. i 3Vi4 Imcn, vomiolv that It V. a A nnt hppn 1 there -vhen she went out early in the I d l l-J riuMii, linn t . . . - . n inrl It- maant nntn rtr t n I her. She read the name on the top in r Yitr scrawlv hand. "M!ss Winifred Lawrence, and she repeated tne nrst 3f - it to herself two or tnree times, "Winifred. Winifred, whv 'did it have to oe Winifred? It has always reminded me of' Pink Wffon ruffle uT beaded satin slippers. If I had been plain Mary or Ann, 1 could prooa-Diy mane up my mind :hrowing it an iiKe tnis. ii y.'i with perfect calmness to go into a KOssip. She is a goou """. tore and work penir.a tne counter uie , utterly lacking in -- ny self-respecting gin snouia instead - i,,nrment which lies duck, ul nade much difference to '.anybody "nna 5, 7 ; sowing the seed vorld, sne tnougn, bacciji w - u"--t I tVuzzy, and I am only a bother to him." Suddenly through her clouded con- iciousness it camo ";' ";L'v was addressed to Winifred Lawrence and that there must be something in it that was meant for her. She stooped Sown on the floor by it and examined "he c ard that bore her name. The writing was strange tt i .im was no sign from whom it had come. I have sat there on the floor five minutes wondering toousmy nvw " I Dpened yet without matons a move limn sne neara r ur . . v :he stairs. She calledto him, and he ,alri th," doo 'With his v,' r- towlfvl than usual. It - "vr ? z o was that taat naa wuii . v. ..hnni thnus-h Winifred made use of it because he seemed to her, the finest of the lot." Hello. what's tne matter r I Ttv. o w for me. and I can't openj It." said WUnifred hopelessly " Fuszy-Wuzzy hurried oft downstairs in the region of nammers an-ti mr lady. He was back in a minute wm ik. imniomcTit Thert. were J" . . ., n ntl anrl nana in Tnur DOX. yniuti la"i.?P, -n.e ta!lMfS"Vn tvuzzy naumiriTO av y i?aL.-V5hh.- &KnJO Un. beneath several layers of paper was Vernd 'friend STii'VM cara. ; io aear ??-Oh: 'Fuzzy-Wuzzy Winifred gulped. think of those blessed people doing iloreheuldxpn wtse hadPlsVnPt a iFFt&KjSZ Va1 tiTint hor heart's content. Tear- t ,T asld- the r-aper she brought to light ?nmfthipc rolled in cheesecloth and Xn there were revealed two fat part- when tnere delisrhL Think of It. think of their doing that. T,, nd Fuzzy was as glad as she ;j lmost as loonsn. mere was ana aimui jn7hnnts cookies. irTf SVt home-made bread, a package of box of eggs, some 1ars of outter, a " ; iii i,r Jellv r, and a r,n,,h n hnvi tikm ' T. ..,,- fUr a-ain ard fingered them, Winifred held airain ana v. Wart "T-nok:. Thov went over me uuws Waiu a. u liiey eiM. u-h!froH icA Fuzzv isnit the most beautiful chicken von JvAr wV' And he picked up each rne of thezg "And the most flawless p" shawliest eggs that mortal hen ever fJIU" ?s ..iA hrtrrp-made bread and dough- ,.t . ayA i-i hutter. Oh what a teast gutted Here Is the newest mode cut In separate coats, although it can bo made of the same- material as the skirt and be incorported into the costume. Stripes, linens, pongees, zephyrs and cloths all look well fashioned after the model and the trimmings are of the rimpleat possible kind. Much yes.almost everythmg1 depends upon the at of the coat and the way it is finished. The platron front Is rather difficult to accomplish, especially as the sleeve is made in one with the coat. The neck Is finished with a turn-over collar, but sometimes has only' a flat stitching of silk or braid, over which a fancy collar of lace, embroidered linen or silk Is laid. The undersleeves and full length, finished with cuffs of black style trimmed with braid. ! A stunning hat goes with the coat, beir.g of very fine straw in dark blue, tri.nmed wim an owl's head, from which spring-like beautiful fountain sprays, fine aigrette plumes. The buttons are of white crochet, than which there is no more fashionable trimming just now. CoatE made of taffetas on this model are very smart and dressy, and when very elaborate effects are deeired, they trim them all around with handsome lace, Joining the seams together with the cerae material. I OLLA PODRIDA Blessings upon the- person who has tact. It Is better tnan money, in fact, it Is better than any other one attribute, for it means a whole lot or them together. Tact can be acquired. So can a gold mine, nut it is wiser 10 tro to work to acquire the toct you can get it easier, the gold mine will not matter so mucn. As a matter of policy, leaving out all other considerations, we snoum cultivate honesty. It pays Detter in the end. It gives us no trouble ordinarily, and if it does give us trouble we stand ud with respect for ourselves thmueh the trouble, and it is. of a iHnH thnf makes us feel proud even through it all, so from every point of vi-a- hnncstv ia tne Desi policy. thinlr amne one, else said the same be- t riii hut no matter. I am not il.. under the sun i that Via a not been cw.il a " J - .. . ,lif saia, uui-.iu..., - , j, v i . . . . wi . . ami i w i aic uii rerent mings. some people believe the tactful per- - id r,nt atrictlv honest. This is a i ,. cmtn vnn do not tell the IU13ianc. ' . , truth at all times does nof neces sari.y mean that you tell lies. iou uun .i have to tell anything. 1 Know jroni i.ii0 ovneHpnee that I can taiK an day long and yet not say anything definite. Then again, if you haven t the tact to turn a suDject. jui v i . duot,0 or -don't know. That "I don't know" is a wonderful cloak to things that ought not to ue I have in mind just now a woman ...v, ,a v- friend. She would snout her friendship from the housetops if it was necessary to do so. or In doing it rr,,i obliee me. yet by her lack of tact she can get me into more n ,nmnlties than I can extricate oli(11 . v O r H . ra invEX-lf from in a " 'T JCl t- it enter ner nmiu , t it .nfnqiftn tO arise for me. VTrv, fr a moment, tsui OL iui ' laclr of only one who suners T tact. OooanesB. o my mignt Keep sun o.- . - ji.Ur. Dovlnir nothinjf. 1 ""e"1 . . ty.at t is the price we pay ior A v 1 . . . . t .-. that sno IffLl" '...t thP fact is that she irieiiua'i'f. - L-0r,a most DeODIB sill lev -i- come in contact with her If she catches a hint of a thing from "n and it spreas to it without intemion, anu i v about, yet 8" " . " vvt raw ." !,. ,. u tact. weu-imcnuv..--, -- - - ti of something like discord at all times Jn her vvake. what can one do to 0,.nH little mlsunaersiaiiiims ,,n arise from association with, sure to arise f fl such a one? She is so t qualities that it would be heartis l Sacrifice her friendship because of this ttt , we,n nave! Bless their precious old hearts. i m s uwj. . h A He remlnded her at last thai . she had not taken on ner n X o she dripping all over the bread L .she w? ""hr.r she dried off. With ?.fcnl lilJ" T ZZL dish and the one- I tne ai" -" ." burner gas stove nicy I uu'Vi .v I SP rn- disconnected snatches of song I she flew around and made prepara.- fions and sometimes sne crieo. J"- ,),n,ht of the countryman killing those partridges for her and his Its against i ja too ana vnai bduhs reillv'Hkyou when he breaksthe law "Fuzzy' came bolUng In soon 1 a ot a nan saia iu X? uax. j - ,ia tiasne ua n:t - . flnwraped it proved to be a big ftuncn white tissue, pir k h,7 ,., n, "We had to nave a tr-mci - joy written I inhis face. ,w ,roii?ht every- 1 iV.t " to her. Her face clouded ana WJSLK S "Oh. d' it a "tontaht I had meant to iook- ESlJ hSodded U"l .know t; cowardly hut It seemed the only thing. He came over to her swe ana siooa there in a silence a moment looking .ax ner as If he would protect her against v,AMif - Then with apparently little con- neCtion he said, "I had a surprise, too. tonight. I have been promoted from soap I oiner. Winifred knew that It was be- ause of soap that he had never asked I t" rC.n wa a nnestton in bis eves l dmi ah turned away. I "T'om k iriari Fuity." she said, add- mS Qu1vn.1v, ... - ' I a hav, mm madder? j ways have rose madder? I " riear and you?" For answer heread fell into her bands and she sobbed. He stooped, and gathered her in his arms. Neitner po- ticed that the flowers had fallen to the floor, and it was several seconds before J the smel! of burning partridges penetrax. ea weir consciousness. Honest, ffiock Qoat. one fault, yet this one fault can do more harm than all the other, qualities can offset. Social life is a complex thing. It demands the oil of tact courtesy to keep it going without great friction. The poor mechanic oils up after he finds that he has a hot-box. The good mechanic oils up and prevents a hot-box. And it is not so easy to oil the social hot-box. It demands explanations and they are like apologies, they leave a doubt In the mind that lingers like a shadow. This is why I say that it is better to be tactful than to be rich. The tactful person is rich rich in the admiration of all her friends, and more than likely rich in this world's goods, also. Bluntness may be honesty, but it is wretchedly crude. It is not always a sign of honesty either. Some people affect bluntness because they are naturally too surly to be courteous. It pays to be tactful, and every person may become so by keeping at it. The tactful person shows that she regards the feelings of others above tier own. That la the secret of success, not only in social planes, but in the business world as well. Think, of the feelings of the other person at all times, and you are as absolutely sure, J as you can be sure of anything in this world, that you are going to please that person. The tactless and the blunt-spoken people may both be honest, but they are also both selfish, otherwise they would not be so. ALICE BENEDICT. BO IT YOURSELF. Depending on others is like a cake minus bakinjj powder; you can always count on a fall down. The girl who does It herself need never lose beauty sleep wondering if it be done. As well put faith In the weather with invitations out for a garden party as to feel dead certain of others doing that promised task. What you do for yourself may not be well done, but, at least, you are off the anxious bench. As well count on the unboned lace collar to cling back of the ears as get the dependent habit. Knowing how to do things yourself and doing them makes you- as indif ferent to the whims of others as a dead beat to debts. THE "MITTEN" WASH CLOTH. Very sensible for use in the bath is a" mitten crocheted of white darning cotton. The hand slips into it easily, and many people who have used them prefer them to any other kind of wash cloth. Calendar For Today Assisting Miss Nina Morgana at the recital to be given at Holy Angels' Hall this evening In her honor, will be Mr. T. M. Dilloway, Mr. Raymond O. Riester, Mr. W. Scott Ford and Mr. H. H. AdlaufT. Mr. Hugh Fargo of Fillmore Avenue will entertain about half a hundred friends with cards this evening. Mrs. Charles H. Stolzenbach of Ashland Avenue will give a luncheon of twelve covers at the Twentieth Century Club today. Entertainments. A banquet will be given by the Church of the Covenant tomorrow evening at the Rockford Hotel. Mrs. Andrew Murdison was In charge of a most enjoyable card party given yesterday afternoon at the Hen-gerer tea room under the auspices of the Cripcled Children's Guild. Ice cmi m and cake were served after the games, which were enjoyed by about one hundred women. A dance will be given at the Buffalo Tacht Club tomorrow evening. On Thanksgiving eve the club will give its annual ball at the Twentieth Century Club. The Rev. and Mrs. Carl D. Case of Auburn Avenue entertained the members of the Delaware Avenue Baptist Church and their friends informally last evening. Engagements Is and Weddings Maloney-Morrissey. The marriage of Miss Anna Morria-sey to Mr. John Maloney was solemnized this morning by the Rev. Thomas A. Donahue of the Immaculate Conception Church In Edward Street. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss May Morrisey, and the bridegroom's attendant was his brother, Mr. Frank Maloney. After a wedding breakfast Mr. and Mrs. Maloney left for a wedding journey. At home after November 1st at the Niagara Hotel. WOMEN OF THE ORPHEUS. Mrs. A. G. Feth presided at the annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of the Buffalo Orpheus held yesterday. Annual reports were read and polls were open from 2 until 4 o'clock for the election of. officers, resulting aa follows: President, Mrs. H. C. Heinike; vice president, Mrs. Philip Gerst; corresponding secretary, Fred Haller; financial secretary, Mrs. Theodore P. Schwarz; treasurer, .Miss Clara Hager. The new board of managers Is composed of. Mrs. Charles F. Bricka, Mrs. J. Armbruster, Mrs. Paul Werner, Mrs. Benjamin Relman, Mrs. Theodore Baetzhold, Mrs. A. G. Fet'a, Mrs. Julius Georger, Mrs. Henry Messersmith, Mrs. Charles Graesser and Mrs. J. Neu. Euchre was played during the afternoon. Eager-Cash- St. Columba's Church was the scene of a very pretty wedding this morning at 9 o'clock, when Miss Helen Cash, daughter of Mrs. Mary Cash of Bennett Street was united in marriage to Mr. Henry J. Hajrer, the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Connery officiating. The bride, wore an emipire gown of ivory satan, trimmed with meehlin lace and pearl ornaments. Miss Florence Hager, a sister of the bridegroom, who was bridesmaid, wore white chiffon and carried white roses. Mr. Charles Kaelin was the best man. A breakfast to the two families was held immediately after the ceremony at the bride's home, covers being laid for twenty, the decorations being pink roses. Upon returning from a trip up the lakes Mr. and Mrs. Hager will be at home in Erie, Pa., after November 1st. Schmitz-Endres. Before a large assemblage of friend this morning at 9 o'clock the wedding of Miss Nellie M. Endres to Mr. Joseph P. Sehmitz took place in St. Mary's Church in Broadway, the Rev. Father Parr officiating. Miss Anna Endres, a sister of the bride, was maid of honor, and Miss Carrie Terharr and Miss Kroppler were the bridesmaids. Mr. Anthony Foegen was best man, the groomsmen were Mr. Mathias Endres and Mr. John Martem and the ushers were Mr. John Klaes and Mr. George Wertz. The bride was beautifully gowned in white peau de soie trimmed with baby Irish and French valenciennes lace. Her veil was fastened with lilies of the valley and she carried a prayer book with a shower of lilies of the valley. The maid of honor wore a 1 light blue taffeta gown with baby Irish and French valenciennes lace trim-mings with hat to match. The bridesmaids wore white chiffon trimmed with valenciennes lace and carried pink asters. They also wore hats to match. A breakfast of thirty covers was served after the 'ceremony at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt J. Endres In Pine Street. The decorations were In pink. This evening a reception to 100 guest3 will be given in honor of the bride and bridegroom at the bride's home. After November 1st Mr. and Mrs. Sehmitz will be at home at No. 51 Cypress Street. The guests from out of town Included Mr. and Mrs. John Koppler of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Koppler of Rochester. Mann-Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ross Thomas of North Street have issued Invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth, to Dr. Edward C. Mann on Wednesday, October Tth, at 7 o'clock in Trinity Chapel. The Rev. J. A. Itegester. S.T.D will perform the ceremony. Miss Elizabeth Blackstock of Toronto will be the maid of honor. Miss Enid Henbrie of Hamilton. Ont.; Miss Lelie Dunn of Memphis, Tenn.; Miss Flora Garratt of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Miss Vivian Kirkpatrick of Niagara Falls will be the bridesmaids. Mr. Paul Mann will act as best man. The ushers will be Mr. Allen Haines of Chicago, Mr. Herbert Lee. Mr. Matthew Mann, Jr., and Mr. Alan Mann. Weigr-Dearing. Miss Ida E. Dearing, daughter of j Air. and Mrs. C. J. Dearing, and Mr. Joseph A. Weig, were married yesterday morning at 9 o'clock in St. Louis' Church, the Rev. Monsignor Paul Hoelscher officiating. Palms, gladioli and asters decorated the church. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore white lace over messaline satin. Her veil was fastened with a peari and diamond brooch and she carried a bouquet of bride roses. Mrs. M. Geder the matron of honor, wore white chiffon trimmed with lace and carried pink carnations. Edward Dearing was best man and M. Zeder and George Voltz acted as ushers. A breakfast fr the bridal party and the two families was served at the home of the bride'3 parents in Allen Street. Covers were laid for sixteen. Iast evening a reception was given for eighty-five guests. Mr. and Mrs. Weig have gone for a wedding Journey and will be at home after October 15th f t No. 229 Allen Street. Fales-McCray. A quiet wedding took place yesterday afternoon at half after three o'clock at the home of Mrs. Ida Payne McCray of Porter Avenue, when her daughter, Isabella Payne, was united in marriage to the Rev. Merton Sikes Fales of Gowanda. N. Y. The bride v.as attended by her sister, Miss Ida McCray, and the groom by the Rev. George R. Cromley of Salem, Oregon. The ceremony was performed by Dr. A. V. V. Raymond. Mr. and Mrs. Fales are taking an eastern trip nd after November first will be at home in the Presbyterian Manse, Gowanda. N. Y. No cards. CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY. Mrs. John T. Stewart presided at a special meeting of the Women's Board of Managers of the Children's Aid Society, held yesterday at the home In Delaware Avenue, when it was decided to hold the annual meeting on October 6th. The annual donation will take .place later. FIRST SOCIAL EVENT. A peach supper will be given at the new Grace Universalist Church, Lafayette Avenue, corner Hoyt Street, tomorrow evening, from 6 until 8 o'clock. The women in charge of the affair are Mrs. L. R. Blackney, Mrs. A. C. Manbert, Mrs. C. W. Mix, Mrs E. S. Arnold, Mrs. W. S. Porter, Mrs. Harry Klein, Mrs. E. G. Matteson, Mrs. M. L. Derby, Mrs. L. S. Hall, Mrs. C. H. Flower, Mrs. C. E. Sherwood, Mrs. Ella Farrington, Mrs. F. C. King and Mrs. James Davis, and they will be assisted in serving by the young people of the church. With the Travelers Dr. Herman Hayd of Delaware Avenue is in Baltimore. Mr. Charles H. Chevee of Norwood Avenue is in Toronto. Mr. William Healey of Bradford, Pa., who has been spending a few days in town, returned home this morning, accompanied by his sister. Miss Grace Healey of Norwood Avenue. Mr. Albert S. Matthews and Mr. Bryant Fleming arrive in New York today after two months spent in travel on the continent. BROADCLOTH THE FASHIONABLE WEAR Broadcloth will be the fashionable fabric of the coming season, and the maid or matron who Is really recherche must number among her winter wardrobe a frock of this soft material in any of the following shades: Taupe, a fogglsh gray; Prairie, a vivid green; Marmotte, a suggestion of London smoke; Maroc. a golden brown; Mousque-taire, a new cadet blue; Patachore, Marguerite, visteria and peacock. eJus-t'-VVAat Women Want to Know By KATHERIXE CABEW. Tills column win be a dally feature derowcl to answertns queries of interest to our readers entertaining, bouse decoration, correct color combin-at ions, recipes, points of etiquette, etc. I aim to erve whatever die you wish, and' snail be very grateful for any sujrestions. Dear Miss Carew: My friends are all much richer than I. and I am constantly Invited by them to different entertainments, social affairs, etc.; favors which I cannot afford to reciprocate. This almost spoils the pleasure they mean to give me. Do you think I should allow myself to be placed under obligations for which I cannot make adequate return? J. K. I think you are a very fortunate girl to have such kind friends and to have your company so desirable, and I certainly think it would be very foolish if you allowed a false sense of pride to interfere with the enjoyment your friends mean to give you. No doubt they find your companionship ample reward for any expense they incur in your entertainment, for people do not extend constant invitations through charitable Impulses. Rest assured that tlyre is always "value received" either through your wit, musical or other accomplishments, or you are the happy possessor of a personal magnetism which makes your presence an added pleasure, Xylographer. Dear Miss Carew: What is a xylographer? Please tell me. M. C. A xylographer Is an wood. engraver on For a Fever Blister. Dear Miss Carew: Will you kindly tell me what to do when troubled with fever blisters? ELSIE. Touch the fever, blister with a drop of sweet spirits of nitre. The blister will disappear as if by magic. Sudden Deafness and. Its Cause. Dear Miss Carew: For the past couple of weeks I have had much difficulty in hearing and am much alarmed. Previous to this I never had any srmptoms of deafness. Do you think it is serious? S. G. P. No, I think that probably there is an accumulation of wax in the external opening of the ear. This wax is secreted by tiny glands and serves to protect the ear from Insects and to catch the tiny cast-off skin particles. Sometimes sudden deafness is caused by the introduction of water into the ear. The water swells the wax and causes the obstruction. Inserting the finger or other objects into the ear is responsible in other cases, as such attempts to cleanse the passage fre The Enquirer No woman who performs light work around the home considers her wardrobe complete ur.til a good supply of neat and comfortable kitchen aprons has been added. It Is a necessary accessory if one is to look neat and clean, and besides it saves much expense of cleaning as well as worry. The model illustrated is pa-ticularly pleasing with the long graceful lines occasioned by th COMFORTABLE front breadth and bib cut In one piece. It is easy to adjust, therefore will be favored by he majority. It requires a small 6 mount of material and is easilr made, which fact is another good point in its favor. Such materiaU as gingham in Ktriped, checked or plain colored designs. Cham-bray, gala tea, butchers' linen and percale are serviceable materials to use In Its development-- Neat shirtwaist suits can be made from gingham, percale or g&UUe.i with the rwn to match. This looks much neater than when the apron is of a contrasting material. SeersucJter 1 a very practical material for n orr.ing dresses and aprons, aa It requires no ironing. Some people prefer all wnite. and it certainly has a neat, fresh look which is never given by a color. 1 -Another good material Is rr.ohalr, a this wUl stand any amount of hard weevr without locking mwssy. The model would be dainty developed in a small checked pattern with bias hand of the same used q finish, tbe neck wita ti- j quently result in pressing the wax down on the ear drum. Consult a physician, and if wax be the cause of the trouble he will remove it in a f-w minutes, and painlessly. It is a. ways better to take such cases in tiire. as a trivial matter often becomes serious when neglected. Blackhead Lotion. Dear Miss Carew : I should be very grateful if you would tell me of some lotion which would aid in getting rid of blackheads. S. P. D. The following lotion is excellent for removing blackheads: One drachm each of carbonate of magnesia and zinc oxide, four ounces of rosewater. This should be shaken and mopped on the spots. Later the worm, which is the thickened contents of a tiny oil tube in the skin, may be pressed out after the facial ports have been opened by steaming. Then apply a little cold cream. Books for Children. Dear Miss Carew: Will you please give me a list of books suitable for children? MOTHER. You do not say what age the children are. and that would make a great difference, you know. It would occupy a great deal of space to give a list worth while and then would not be as satisfactory" as the list you would receive upon applying at the Public Library. To Remove Insects. Dear Miss Carew: I have some lovely palms and other plants, but a few of them are infected by scale. As I have never had much experience in the floral line I am at a loss what to do. Possibly you can help me. I should be most grateful if you could. W. C. V. One of the best ways to clean plants of insects and scale is to make a suds of warm water and some good soap. only moderately" strong if the foliage be delicate. With a soft brush dipped in the suds, go over all the leaves and allow to remain on for a short time. Then rinse thoroughly in warm water. Flank Steak. Embedded in fat. b low the sirloin, is a thin strip of lean meat weighing about two poun!s. !illd ilank steak This sells for about 25 cents. It is comparatively juicy, but lacking in flavor. The dealer pulls off the fat and thin skin underneath, and then Daily Pattern Po edges finished with a piolng of a pretty contracting color. The bottom can be finlshKl Willi a. hem or with a ruftle The ruffle; Rives a pretty funesa ata keeps the Uress clean and free from spots and dust. This model Is also suitable for more sheer materials, such as cross-barred muslin, fleered lawn and plain white materials. An India linen with narrow rufl.es of tbe san.e to finish the uck J KITCHEN APRON. would be dainty, or a cross-barred mr.-lln would be charming with th edges finished with a row of feather-stitching. This apron slips cn over the head. The pattern is cut In four sizes, 32. 36, 40 and 44 Inches bust measure. To copy this garment for the average person It requires 4 1-8 yards of material 27 Inches wide, or 3 7-8 yard's 34 inches wide. Any reader of 'this paper who desire to recure this pattern may do so by sending 10c to this office. Give the number. 3333. and state size desired and writs the full address plainly. The pattern will be forwardex! promptly by mail. CHECKERBOARD BRAND Fare Gracnd Spices, pal up in lias, al ill groeers. S. il. FUCKIAGER CO- Wholsa!?rs of Higb-dass Graetrles. BEAUTY DOGTO ADVISES WOMEN TO DEVELOP Says the New Method Increases the Bast Measarem?Bl and Rounds the Arms and Neck.. (BY CLARA BELLE 2C) "Speaking from my own personal e perience and from observation of many whom I have successfully treated la the past two years. I should say that Madame Moneaux really owed hr great success as a beauty specialist to the use of a simple preparation whicn, is used exclusively to develop the bust, arms and neck. I became acquainted with this formula and hare used it ever since, much to the delight or patrons. I no- buy the ingredients In wholesale quantities. although any well-stocked drug store can supply? them "If your bust 'acks development or firmness you can rely on both Increase and firmness from the persistent us of the following: Obtain of the drug gist two ounces of glycerine and ona ounce tincture Cadomene compound mix and jet stand several hours; then add a teaspoonful of borax and threa ounces of rosewater. Shake well, and apply to the neck, arms and bust, rubbing and massaging until It is completely absorbed; then wash tha parts treated with very hot water and soap and dry thoroughly. Apply tha treatment morning and night regularly for several weeks or months as the) case may require, and the most exquisite firmness and rounding out of hollow places will reward you. "It is the refreshing fullness anij exquisite firmness of the feminine form that attracts, and it Is the well developed woman who captivates, charms and retains the affections and endearments of the opposite sex. If you are observing, you know this Is true " scores the outside upon both, sidea diagonally. Broil about six minutes. Serve with a brown or tomato rauce. This steak is often spread with highly seasoned bread dressing, then rolled up tightly, and braised with vegetables and a small quantity of liquid In a casserole. Potatoes Scalloped with Cheese. Put a layer of sliced boiled potatoes in a buttered baking dish, sprinkle with salt and paprika, and add a thin iayer of grated Parmesan cheese. Continue in this order until the dish. Is filled. For about three cups of potatoes 1 our over a pint of thin whlt wuce or milk, to which one or two beaten eggs have been added. Sprinkle the top with cracker crumbs mixed with melted butter (half a cup of crumbs and a scant fourth cup of butter), and let cook In the oven until the potatoes are thoroughly heated and th crumbs browned. The oven should be quite slow If eggs are used American factory cheese may. be used in place of Parmesan. Betty's Twilight Chat. The social climber has been an object of co mi passion ever since fortunes became so common that education was not deemed of much Importance. Money has opened the door of society to many a family that knew nothing of the observances of polite society tlU they were ready to knock, for admission Clever women have turned out beautifully, but the owners of dulled brains have turned Into snobs who forgot the friends of their bumble days and even tried to forget that thera ever were humble days. In London one of the favorites of society is a beautiful woman whose husband became possessed of great and sudden wealth. She waa clever, remarkably so, for she knew better than to try to bury the past lived In a rough mining camp. On the other hand she has boasted of It on various occasions and told fascinating stories of her hardships. Society has simply revelled in her frankness, first because it is novel, a little, perhaps, because she is young, beautiful, rich and sweet-tempered. She never knocked at the door to the social world she never had to do it. tor the door was wide open and there were beckoning fingers which she could see far down in her humble little life She has learned a good deal and is an ornament to the world of fashion which adopted her. She I not in the same class with the women who make friends only to use them and who brush them aside when they cease to be useful. Generally every friend so treated becomes an enemy waiting for an opportunity to do a nasty turn. And it comes mora often than you may imagine. Some years ago a newspaper woman, by good fortune, was able to be of signal service to a naval officer sent to take command of a squadron anchored near a fashionable summer resort. The man was a Southerner and so grateful that he made the woman tbe guest of the squadron whenever she chose to take advantage. To all pretentious social functions on shipboard she was Invited as a matter of course, with the privilege of taking her friends, but there were numerous small affairs out of which she might easily hava been shut, but never was. In less than a week she began to receive attentions from women who had never seen her before, apparently, and these she promptly paid In the manner they hoped rpleasant affairs la which naval officers and their wives were conspicuous. It was pleasant while it lasted, these luncheons, breakfasts and drives), and they lasted just as long as the squadron remained In. the harbor. Then she was dropped with a suddenness that dazed her, but which taught her to weigh matters a little more carefully and to suspect friendships of a mushroom growth. She has met them since, but they have not troubled her to any extent. BETTY BRADEEN. FRENCH CHALK FOB. SPOTS. If a girl is away from a cleaner. and she finds one of her best frocxs spotted with grease, she can try the simple remedy of French chalk and a hot Iron. The chalk Is spread thickly over the spot until all the grease la absorbed. Then a piece of blotting paper Is put over It, and a warm, not hot. Iron Is held over It to draw the grease-Into the paper. Rub off the chalk with a soft siEc or muslin rag and the spot will probably have disappeared. -Cm

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