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XATE:GAKDNEE'S CHAT. Present Modes Encourago Individuality in Dress. Th» Kxtrjimolr "*V'<I» Skirt In ,Vol Having Thine* AU lt» Otrn Wny—Etpennlvo Drefl* Fabric*—Th« Proper -Taraftol for Mummer. [Special Chteaifo Letter.! There is a certain amount of beauty, .«nd reasonableness too, in the present qnodes when a. costume ; s taken as a -whole; although its various parts, considered separately, would not, 1 fear, deserve .such> praise. The enormous :mche.s round 'every neck are in rcason- c HE PON SOWN. proportion-when considered in con- jieotion with the extreme width of tliu new skirts, and in combination with .Uic-lttttcr the balloon sleeves do not fivc'lc. the monstrosities they really are. T!i<i-rer is another pleasing feature in Mm fashions of t.hu hour, and one. I am snru. which will recommend itself. TK«y C.TO bo altered and modified by Uit • skill fu land artistic dressmaker .so as "bo~suit'!.'n(!lvindividual stylo and figure. TTIat tliis eomrnerKUblo feature is not t&'ken- advantage of ut present can be •.noticed in any assemblage of fashionably dressed women. And right here I •an led.to remark what a pity it is that •more women, and especially those with : ~both time uncl money at command, do mot study themselves carefully (trie! suit owns tothuh* own pecxiliar style. u'e would-not see the fat sister ,and the sloudcr onn wearing sleeves lout from the same pattern, nor tho. lit- "lle-woman ".ncl the large one dressed iprociscly alike, the only variation per- 'Uaps bcinfr in tho mero matter of color. Bressmakors who have just returned .-'rorn Varis loncled down with novelties r.for u las-g-o and exclusive clientage Ui- 'forui rao that all skirts soon there arc wick, but that no two houses design I'lhcm alikn or stiffen them alike. Tho \vluili-! matter of skirts is, after all, ono of individual taste and income. There •svill bo quite as many skirts worn Imcasuring' only ftvu yards at tho hero las'there will be of those that Hare to •eight or ten yards, and tbo.se worn last iycarwill not bo too old-fashioned for i-Chis season's use. I am assured on the 'highest, authority that no stiffening 'will, be used in the skirts of summer gowns. They are cut close fitting about , L tho hips and fall in delightfully soft 'foluain the back from waist to hem. Now that winter wraps arc a thing of-the- past, numerous jaunty and chic rtailoi'-mjide gowns have put in an ap- jpearancf. I saw a handsome young- Tvoman exploiting tho charms of such j. gown this morning on Stiito street, and I folk-wed her quite two blocks in I order to note every detail of her fnwk. !lbo coiit'ancl skirt were of Venetian i'&oth, green in color bnt very subdued |in tone. Tho very short coat with 'jjpclets in tho back opened over a front < TAFFETA CO9TUMK.. ' -«f ercaxn-Unted tucked lawn, and had 'o.'broad collar faced with white cloth "bbrtlosv.l with Persian embroidery, i'The.skirt, v.-'.iich was very fully, gored, showed strapping's of wjiite cloth .veiled under embroidery, and the deep, ivhiU' olt>r,'n cuits turned back on the sleeves were triven a similar finish, '•wlvV.o ro;.;i.i<1 the neck wns a ruche of ,pe»;o pink, roses tied with broad satin TJVi.'i. !t vras a beautiful gown beau- •tifuUy ivoru, and, although imported, lit vt-oul.1 not be hard to copy. Other i-prctty tr-.il.-rr-mado gowns 1 have ^ seen 'this seESt-'R rrein plain tweed, mostly : in jjray ^ blue, with /ull skirts, of •course. ;ind (.'10 newbasqued bodice cut .YCiT short .-.rxd made to set outward. •This lattrr, by the way. is a very smart little •r-rnrietit when buttoned, double- "orcasteil, and with very large Dresden "china buttons. Bnt H must bo well .Snt, and well-fitting, and only adopted by the woman ol slim ana trim outlines. ' ' The most popular dress material so far this season, and one f nave men- tio ^^ ;„ - ' l"ttor. is cronon. Indeed, so far is this craze for crinkled effects carried, that merchants have great difficulty in supplying the-demand, even at what seems an exorbitant figure, for you must understand that a good piece of silk crepon cannot be bought under less than five dollars -per yard. Black seems to be favored above any color, although I have seen some lovely gowns made up in the new shade of green, and also in various blues and grays. I have in mind, more particularly, a dainty frock in an exquisite shade of tan, with trimmings of velvet, golden brown in color, tho overhanging vest in pale yellow chiffon, beautifully spangled. Next in popularity to crepon are the soft, pretty taffetas. These silks make a most styli.sh gown, and a very inexpensive one too when their wearing qualities arc taken into consideration. Tho prettiest of these silks by all odds come in an entirely new coloring called Madagascar. This new tint is a unique reddish yellow that shades into alovely deep brown. Some have perfectly plain, grounds while others luivc delicately tinted chine blossoms showing arnid narrow black stripes. One of the daintiest gowns I have seen this season" is shown in the picture. It is of deep blue taffeta with chine flowers of pale pink trailing over its surface. The skirt is very wide, made without stiffening and given a lining throughout of coral phik taffeta. Tho waist has a front of chiffon, and is shirred in tucks'at the upper portion over a lining of pink satin. A chic finish is given to this bodice by a little jacket arrangement of applique fastened with an immense bow of satin ribbon. I might remark, en passant, that the ribbon bow placed on the front of the corsage is very tip to date, and all the new gowns, whether they hail from London, Berlin or Paris, boost them. Ilaireloth at a dollar or more a yard makes quite an interesting- item in our dressmr-ker's bill this season. The price of this material seems to have increased with its popularity, I had almost said necessity, and just as the economical little woman was on tho verge of despair some genius as thought- fu) as he was enterprising put on the market a rather economical material for swelling sleeves and extending- skirts which, many modistes claim, will keep its normal position under the most crushing' circumstances. If all that is claimed for this fabric is true woman- AN ICONOCLAST. BI ELIZABETH PULLEJf. I COPYRIGHT. 1895.1 Young 1 Mr. Brouphton was, unawares and gradually, in process of evolution from the journalist to the newspaper man. It took all sorts of rubs and surprises and farces and disillusions to form him. That morning he was hurrying tbrouph Printing House square, on an assignment, when he noticeij before him a woman carrying' on her head a tray of plaster images, and walking- with the stately g-ait and even poisa of the South Italian. She was small, brown; she wore a pown of blue cotton, a woolen shawl, plaided in olive and yellow, and a red kerchief on her head. These glaring colors, however, made her a picture. To observe hei Brouphton passed by her aad then looked back. "Buy a lit' San Sarmielo says-a his oration, signor?" Broughton had no particular use for a praying Samuel, but lie hau various theories aWut our adopted citizens, and might have acquired something in the plaster cast line if at that moment a broad-shouldered follow had not come and jostled the little woman soroug-hly that the tray was thrown from her head and went ruining- to the sidewalk. It was the end of the world for that population of graven images. They fell in a heap of indistinguishable fragments, mingling their dust in a complete democracy of saints, politicians, lambs, the three graces, and even a model of a beautiful foot labeled Trilby. Little Samuel was past praying for, but he was no more thoroughly pulverized than the bust of Napoleon. Young Mr. Broughton felt stirring within him an essay on the frailty of mundane things. Then the air was torn with the lamentations of the woman. "Oh, Madonnal" Next she denounced the cause of the disaster, who was moving away. "Head of pig, you are-a! Why-a you hit-a. me? What I ever done, at you-a? You break-a my image—I not eat-a more!" She rattled her finger-nails along her front teeth to indicate the hunger which would he the eonse-/ quence of the breakage of her stock in trade. Meanwhile two bootblacks tad time Broughton' did hot stay to act M consoler. The aggressor had walked oft rapidly and i the reporter followed him. After five minutes' chase they turned into an unspeakably dirty alley, where the Italian entered a doorway, without noticing- that anyone pursued him. Broughton, having made sure that he should recognize the house again, hastened to the nearest police station and told the story. "She was a quiet, decent little woman, I should think," his testimony closed. "That great, hulking brute surely struck her on purpose the second time, even admitting that the first time might have been by accident." So two policemen were detailed to accompany Mr. Broughton, who was known to the chief of the station, and he led them straight to the door where the Italian had entered. Up the dark and broken stairs they climbed. Broughtou shrank from contact with the slimy walls; it seemed to him that evil odors were depositing themselves there in a. pestilential fungous growth. At last they emerged upon a landing. A child leaned over the baluster of the story above. Broughton tossed him a nickel. "My little man, is there an Italian living in this house?" The child picked up the coin and stared in silence. "Say, kid, is dero a dago here?" one of the policemen translated. The boy pointed with a thumb to a door at the left of the landing where the three men stood. Broughton fel* the thrill of the righteous avenger. The malicious brute who had twice destroyed the wares of the poor little image vender would soon be sent up the island. And a good riddance for the community, One of the police opened the door and they entered. They saw at one side of the room a long work bench, covered with plaster images. The iconoclast sat there, carefully mending a broken figure. The woman was leaning over his shoulder,, laughing as they chatted in their own language. "Eh, I always say it, Pieto, you havo a holy hand at mending them! If not, we might lose by the game." "I don't say, Marianua, that Saint Samuel is better than new, but at least he will stick until ho takes another tumble." _ ETIQUETTE-pR A CAT. Tabby G«U • LMMB la eood Mua«n Cram k Youu* AUIr»K»r. A cat is lawless. • A dog can b« taught to come when called; a cat is heedless ol the most persuasive Invitations to present herself. The dog is obedient to rule; a-cat despises etiquette, unless she has been taught to heed it by a more or less severe lesson. Here is an illustration, exhibited by a "Tabby" mentioned in St. Nicholas: Tabby manifested curiosity, mixed with jealousy, when Beelzebub, the alligator, was installed as a family pet. She acquired the habit of walking up to him and showing her displeasure by cuffing him with her paw. Then she would retire as if she had performed a duty. This was done once too often, for Beelzebub had harbored in his memory her former insults, and this last-one proved too much for his injured spirit. His eyes flashed with a yellowish light, and when Tabby was walking away he scrambled alter her, seized her tail and clung to it viciously. This frightened the bully, and she started on a race around the room, taking- aerial flights over chairs and tables, with Beelzebub desperately cliag- ing to her tail. When we released the panic-stricken Tabby we were surprised to find that Beelzebub was none the worse for his wild experience, and with widely distended jaws he breathed a general defiance; but Tabby had received a lesson, and she never molested Beelzebub again. ___________ A Lame man is scarcely more than half a man either in comfort or effective work. Allcock's Porous Plaster cures all sorts of lameness of the back or limbs resulting from strain or taking cold; also congestion of the chest; everything that an external remedy can reach. Beware «f TnltttUai. Do net U it- «jved. Iniitl upon htvrof "ALLCOCK'l." Allcock's Corn Shield*. Allcock'* Bunion Shields, H«ve no equal »i a nlitf >nd tun for coral und bumont. Brandreth's Pills remove indigestion, constipation, liver aad kidney complaint SOME OF THE NEW PARASOLS. kind'will rise np and call tho inventor blessed. The lawn collars and cuffs, tucked, trimmed with lace and elaborated with fapcif ul stitching, are the idols of the hour. A half dozen sets are none too many to buy if one wants to appear with them always fresh and clean. I must not forget to inentio'n the dainty collars of ribbon and the lace fronts that will be worn with our new spring frocks and will also freshen and rejuvenate old gowns that have been worn all winter, giving them quite a springlike air. Moire, chiffon, lace and taffeta are the fabrics of new parasols. The gracefully arched frames of last year reappear uncl tho sticks are of natural wood or white cuamel and are finished with carved ivory or Dresden balls or else with large bronze knobs. Like in days of dear grandmamma, they arc J gathered together by a ring instead of j being- allowed to hang loose or held in ' place by a bit of ribbon, as was the style last season. Elaborate parasols for carriage usu are of white chiffon in many soft pulJs and ruffles, with white enameled sticks and a thin silken lining of pale yellow, soft pink or other becoming color. Black lace covers aro again fashionable, and tho-fancy of the moment is to mount them, on black or colored chiffon, the latter forming- a puff and full double ruffle below the scalloped edge of the lace. Gayly- plaided parasols are among the novelties. With'a plaid costume they are very fetching', but ladies of quiet taste prefer for tho promenade ono of the plain but elegant taffeta parasols, either in small all-over 'designs or in very 'narrow stripes of two colors. A rosette of lace or chiffon or a small bunch of flowers decorates the top of almost every parasol, and quite as often as not the handle is ornamented in a similar manner. KATE GJJJDXEB. LITTLE SAMUEL WAS PAST PEAYTNO FOB. The Hindoos, who are probably more terribly exposed to the ravages of poisonous serpents than any other people in the world, declare that no venomous creature of that class will bite or otherwise injure babies. When tho women go to the cane and cotton fields they al- vravs take their children with them, and do not hesitato to deposit the little innocents on grassy plots adjoining, even when it is known that such places literally swxrm with cobras and blood snakes. English observation in India appears to bear oat the Hindoos' assertion that babies are snake proof. The reason assigned is that the serpent is the wisest of God's creatures, and that it knows better than to bite one utterly sinless. seized the man by the elbows and, turning him around, ran him back face to face with the woman. She stood wringing her hands and wailing: "What ruinl Poor-a me!" The aggressor was evidently also an Italian. "Soy!" one of the bootblacks said. "Youse has gotter reach down inter yer clothes an' square up wid de dago loidy." "He's aciloomin' dago hisself," commented the other boy. Broughton had been painfully composing a few phrases of such colloquial Italian as his Harvard studies of Dante had rendered possible to him, and now uttered them in a stiff and toneless accent. In effect, he said that it was necessary to pay tho compatriot for that which was broken. "I only got-a ten cent-a, signor," said the offender, handing the coin to the woman. He was permitted to go in peace. "Ten-a cent-a! Madonna mia! Pot so much image!" sobbed she. So Broughton put a dollar into his own hat and passed it round among the throng tfiat had been attracted by the noise. When he gave the collection to the woman she wiped her eyes, kissed his hands with many benedictions and went her way. Broug-hton's assignment had taken him in the direction of Mulberry Bend. As he returned to that quarter he saw a hundred yards in front of him a woman with 4 tray of images on her head. He quickened his pace and soon was near her. It was the same Italian; she , had replenished her tray with more saints and heroes and graces. "So it is," mused young. Mr. Broughton—who still trailed clouds of the glory of journalism—"that in this world no one is indispensable. One perishes, -another replaces him." Just then, swaggering around a corner, appeared the former breaker of images. And again, as if on purpose, he swung his arm rudely against the •woman. As before, a crash, lamentations and a crowd. The dwellers of Mulberry Bend, themselves well acquainted with poverty, gave of their lew copper coins to her, -who sat wailing among the ruins of her wares. They helped her to pick vp such of the oasts as were not irremediably broken and to replace them on the tray. Thia So that was their trickl A pirce of real Neapolitan cunning. Broughton decided that he ought to have seen through it sooner'. The woman caught sight of the visitors, and ran forward with hands clasped: "We ain't done-a nottin'," she pleaded. "Dis our beez-a- necs. We all-a-right-a." "Yes, you're all right," said Broughten, impulsively. "It was my mistake, I owe you a dollar for it." And be laid a legal tender coin—sixty-five cents worth of silver and thirty-five of faith, which is pretty weD for the times we live in—on the work bench of the. maker, breaker and mender of images The Italian looked up with a real Neapolitan smile, radiant, many-toothed, wide and irresponsible. "Tell me about it," said the reporter. "You not give-a me 'way, gent'emen cops' 5 " "No; go on." "Look, it like-a dis. We not sell image. And I say, you hear-a me, Marianna, we get more money to break all! She carry de image. Den I come-a wit grand-a force-a. PatatracI All ruin-a! A-a-a-ar me! Dat, Marianna. A-ah, poor! Dat people! Somebody take-a money in hat. Don't-a cry, poor vomanl After, I mend-a what-a can. After, I, Marianna, babies, all eat, see?" All this time the wife stood with four rather clean and very beautiful children clinging to her skirts, and peeping shyly at the strangers. How could Broughton or anyone else blame this happy family? Indeed Bronghton has never formulated his views upon the case, although he used to take social problems very seriously. Whenever he meets Pietro in the street, they exchange a glance of intelligence. Sometimes the Neapolitan, by a quick gesture, indicates ITarianna further alofltf the avenue. And then Broughton, if he has time, assists at the —nth performance of tho comedy of the iconoclast. Too Good! t>T f*r- We bear and read of many mm Wnose bonor Is lite filnt; Bat I know » m»n so honest Tbat be a*ver took a hint. —Ion« L. Jones, In JcuJr* A GKBATEB number of men than of women become stout late in life. Nb^ satisfactory •xplanation is offered of this fact •• A Lang The most curious document on file among 1 the court records of America is a lease of 0,999 years, which may be found transcribed in the Hebron (Conn.) Land Records, vol. ix., page 204. On May 25, 1795, according to tho above record, the trustees of the "Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts" leased 80 acres of land near the above- named place to one S. W. Chaso and his heirs "during the full term therein stated, viz., 9,999 years." Tho tenure is held on condition that the said "Chase, or his legal heirs, shall pay to John Sutton and John T. Peters,church •wardens of said society, or their suces- sors in office, one grain of pure silver or other silver, gold equivalent (if demanded), on St. John's day of each cu- suingyear." There are many curious and whimsical tenures held in Great Britain, France and Germany, but it is doubtful if the records of America can preface anything equal to this long- lived land lease, which will not terminate until the lapse of 9,899 years from the 25th of this month. Fondnmtl for Children. In discussing -the characteristics of certain great men, a London journal calls attention to tho fondness for cliil- dren for which many men famous in history arc noted. Conspicuous among these was Napoleon, who, it is said, used to take the infant king of Rome in his arms, and, standing iu front of the mirror with him, would there make the oddest grimaces in the glass. At breakfast he would take the child upon his knee, dip bis fingers in the coffee and daub his face with it, at which wo are told tho child's governess scolded, the emperor laughed and the young king almost always appeared delighted. Those who, on such occasions, had a favor to solicit from the emperor were generally sure of being favorably received. Of CatO; the Roman censor, it is told that no matter how much business he had on hand, or how important that business was, ho would never leave his homo without first having seen his wife wash the baby. REVIVO RESTORES VITALITY. Of Me. produced the above results tn 30 day*. It actf powerfully and Quickly. Cans wlicu all others fail. younciflt'l) wj]l ri>£ajn tboir lost manhood, and old mon will recove.r tbeir youthful viprtr by tiKliui KEVIVO. It quickly Mill Kurclyrustorcs Nen-out- OCRS, Lottt Vitality, Imnotency, NiKhtly EniiNtiinaB, Lo«t Power, Failing Memory. AVat,tiuc BisoiwcH.and all offecW of nolf-abutio or cxci-ss and indlscrotioD. w-ljlch uo.'ltj* ODO for study, b»sj«ps« or moJTiadc. II not only ciircB by uta/ti;is at the «oat ot diuoso. but ]»«Jtrc.« nervo tonic and btood builder, brlDf. luff back tho pink (flow ro pale chocks and »• slorinK tlio fire of youth. It wards off ITIKXDUT and CoD^umptioii. Insist ou havinK KliVlVO* no other. It can bo carried an vpst poctort. By mail, Vl.OO per packaco, or bis for S&.oo, with a poil- tlve written puitrunrec tn cure or refund thozuODry. Cjrr-ilar frco. Address ROYAL MEDICINE 00., 03 River St.. CHICAGO. ILL Ton SALE «Y B. 7. KeodllnK, DrugKlst, Logansport. WEAK MEN VI60ROUS. What PEPPER'S NERVIGORMd! It act* Powerfully ftnd quickly. Cure* when All others fnll. Yotmg men nwuin loH nmnhuori: old men recover yowUif»l vlcor. Absolutely Ounr- ant«-cd _oCureAVrvou»nt«". !..»•(. Vltiiliey. Impotcliey, JHilfftitly JEmlB»lonktI.o«tl*uwer t either •«:*» Fnillnr Memory. Waiting Din* «fkie», fi7i/ta?J tfffct* oT tir.lj ntmft or <M:C«B«« and 4nrt(*crrMon. W»rdH On liinnnUy nnd consumption. Doo't k'tdrota!ixMii)po*o« wonhJi«t»Fubmitmo on you h<*cMii»e it y1<*k> n. gront^rprofit. IrmlMOn U»v- Inp I'KEFEK'fc NEitVICiOR. or Bond for It, carried la voHt pockou i'ropalo plain wrtp* si, per box, or 41 Tor MJE, \vith A Potltfvo («n Ounrautee to Cur* orUcfund Ik* Sold by Pie her. B. F. Keesling and Ben Lost Manhood and vigor quickly ' urooliv, etc., i ., aincfoo'liomody. WlthwHK»««««™t«»i«««r«, Sold by ly tf. I.M»APO, th<> I Mirclr cured y. WlthwHK» Sen Fisher, Drugfiist, LOGANSPOKT, 1ND. The Pennsylvania Station. ennsylvania Lines. Consumers of diewnijtokccowho afewftuj to pay a lifilemore ib die price charged for lite ordinary trade tobaccos, will find to hand superior to all othera BEWARE LIMITATIONS. Sold by Ben Fisher, Druggist, 311 Fourth Street. PE. HZXXT BEXT, BMMirt, «*. MALYDOK MFC. CO., UutoMttr, O H U VraJna Run by Central Time AH fOLLO™. 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