Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on September 27, 1896 · Page 9
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PAttT TWO. LOG AKSPOJIT, ISTOIAEA, SUNDAY MOKSTIXft, SEPTEMBER 27, 3S96. PAGES 0 TO 1«. IN WOMAN'S OOfiNEE. INTERESTING BEADING FOR DAMES AND DAMSELS. Silk r»ttlcontt tt Delusion amlnSnnre— Spnitlih FlunnoU -Are lining l(«ln:ro- <luct>U Again — Signs of Itetui-uinc llunclis—Latest T«u. ILK petticoats are a delusion and a snare to any woman who cannot afford a new one every month. Few articles of apparel appear more enticing when they are displayed ill the shops, and their lightness and delicate coloring make one feel that one's •wardrobe is incomplete without a specimen oC these ruffled and furbelowed garments. But alas for the women of moderate circumstances who •buys a silk petticoat, especially it' It be of taffeta, with tlio idea that she will wear it and "got the good of it," as-tho saying goes. The friction of walking cuts every fold of the ruffles, the slightest dampness shrinks the cord In the border of the flounces, so that thn latter are all puckered at the edge, while the foot of the petticoat comes to rags very shortly. For occasional wear under a thiu evening dress the silk petticoat will do very well, but as human nature's daily food it is not satisfactory. Mohair, sateen and mo- reen are far better investments. They ^ are cheaper in the first place, much more durable and keep their freshness longer. White petticoats of muslin, cambric or lawn are exceedingly pretty and very fashionable at present. Trimmed with lace and ruffles, they arc- as dainty as heart could desire and possess the merit o£ looking as well as new every time they are laundered. The petticoat requires to be very wide and to have a number of full flounces in order to keep its bou!> fancy, but.mus'In and lawn are so light that this abundant trimming is no burden, save to the person who does the Ironing. The illustration shows one of the fashionable white costumes. The skirt of white piciue is entirely plain. The shart boloro Is of cream lace over cream taffeta and has square fronts opening over a full chemisette of white mousseUno de soie. The draped corselet is of lizard green liberty satin. The sleeve is o£ cream lace over cream taffeta and has a lace frill at the wrist. The collar- Is of white moussellne de sole. en's entertainments. At one recently given on the wide piazza of a beautiful country home the hostess handed each guest a small square of linen nnd silks and needles, with the request that each one design and embroider some object In forty-five minutes. The names of tho workers were written on this and e;ich one was examined and voted upon-for its defects and excellencies. Prizes were given for the most cor- rsc'.c drawing, the most original, the best execution, the worst and for other polnls. so that every gt'.cst was possessed of one. The notion was amus- iug because unexpected ar.d novel. The prizes were needle cases, emeries, thimbles and other triflea In silver. (••pimlKli Flounce*. Trimmed skirls have reintroduced tie Spanish flounce, that most graceful oE all trimmings. It is now on a rather seunt sUirt and easily solves the difficulty of how to secure width at the bottom with little fullness at the top. The Spanish ilounce should begin fit the back about four inches from the belt and from, thanes gradually narrow until It does r.ot extend above the kucc in frost. It rar.y be finished with Sl£iis nf IJntiirnluS JIintloK. Tho latest silk petticoat may be a forerunner of the much despised bustle. It. is a billowy creation made with a deep ruffle, through the bottom ol which a fine reed is run. At the back the lower half of thn skirt hangs in folds. There are six folds, and through eacit one a reed Is run which makes the skirt stand out with a certain aggressive stiffness at the bottom, though at the waist line it is very flat. All the new silk- skirts have either the fine reeds to aid them In standing out, or they are lined from the bottom to a tew inches above the knee with hair cloth. Women ol fashion iu buying a ellk petticoat these days order a shorter silk skirt to match, as well as a corset. Brocade is the silk most in favor, and both the skirts and corset are exquisitely embroidered with the owner's monogram. Lace flounces trim both skirts, and a tiny frill of the same pattern of lace finishes the coreet at the top. -TXT T TIP IT" 1 8,000 and 10,000 fowls raised nnj-.ii 1JN LUUV. on ( . hls f aml t | iay are OCBI THEY HAVE FINE HOUSES AND VERY PLEASANT STREETS. a plain band of- cm broidery, but the .newest thir.g is a ruche-, very fully plaited. A slight variation from the Spanish flounce, lenves tho front width entirely plain. Tho flounce is started at the side seums, gradually increasing in width toward the back, but not to any great extent. Rosettes of ribbon at regular Intervals finish the top. V/oni with this skirt la a light-fit- tins borlice of lace, finished about the dennllctage neck with similar rosettea —The Latest in Daily News. Alpucn Gown. . A picture is given of a costume of blue alpaca. The plain skirt Is adorn- ed around the foot by two -narrow bands of blue galloon^thc tablier being outlined in the same^manner. The blouse bodice has a short, rippled basque and opens In Iront over a plastron of blue alpaca. The very large sailor collar Is of white, faille and Is trimraed with two bands of narrow gal- loon. The belt is likewise ot white faille, the cravat being of white tulle with lace ends. Lace frills finish the wrists. • ' THX«» Ilio Skill of llnci«t». A dolley tea' is the newest in worn- Doom <>f ilii Toothpick Shoo. The pointed toe shoe is going out of s';yle. Such is the decree of fashion, and when fashion dictates few men or won-.en dispute the decree. Hence the passing of tho "toothpick" point is 1 a fact that is just forcing Itsalf on manufacturers ;;nd dealers. Some of the leading shoe dealers confirmed the statement that in Us place is appearing the more comfortable round toed stylo of footwear. The exodus of the "toothpick" marks an epoch in the history of footgear. Tho ultra fashionable youth will have no trouble in standing squarely upon their own feet, instead of bearing down upon their neighbors' pedal extremities with the useless projection of the old style shoe. There have been many style* of shoes worn by different styles of men, but the pointed toe maintained its supremacy longer than any of them. But, like all else, it has had to give way to the dictates of Dame Fashion, and fall stylos show a wider range of round and square toed shoes than has been in stock for many a long day, while-there is less variety of pointed toed shoes seen than ever before. A representative shoe company said: "fn the future pointed toes may be worn more or less for evening wear, but they will eventually become oat of date for the- reason that they are more apt to break around the tips, and the dealers are accused of selling an inferior article. The shoe that is coming in the place oC the pointed shoe is one that is known as the 'bulldog,' which has a raised, round, blunt toe. The reason for calling the shoe 'bulldog' is because of the shape of the toe, which is something like a dog's heart in form. This will be the fashionable shoe this fall." The manager of another store said: "Pointed shoes are going out of style for the reason that different designs in footwear are merely a fad or fancy. The 'bulldog' shape is a more comfortable shoe and is a more sensible looking article than tho old style of pointed shoe." III> Only Wi»h. . . Young Gushington—Mr. Grimmer, I love your daughter'devotedly,-madly! I cannot Hve without her! I— Old Grimmer—Oh, air right. All I ask of you is not to etay and die In tha house. Bofore tha Forcmilno's Ci»C«Patsy—Wot a dandy -he'd bo at steal- h\' bases, Tommy! Tommy—"W'y; kin .he sprint? . patsy—Naw; but how'd yer like tcr tag him out an' hev him splko y or Si- Judge.' •' - - . A Lftrjo I'oiiltry Jniii^irj' — City of Ftmthorod CruHturt-a from XTlncli They Ara Seat to All I'.irm »f Clio World —JUlsoil by Art-lilclnl Mnun«. TJST outside of a flourishing Illinois town is a farm whose famo is i-.u.lllv ] ENGLISH SOCIAL ALOOFNESS. on this farm, and they are sejit all > ~ " , ,, v i ' 35rin;-lii" tho Cl!i.f*e.< Together over the earth, la tho past season j "'-'"» * j »».__.,_- _•.!.- m»_ It.l-i. v _i eggi and birds have even been shipped j to Glasgow, Scotland; Dublin, IroUmcl; j K.iivaii, Mexico, Canada, Cuba, Xoriily, on tho island China, of Fano; -and even to ONE OF BILL NYE'S TALES. Tho Touching Story at u liiiiMUilu Cout . In n IfiMino. Laratnie- has a seal-brown goat with iron-gray chia ivhisk-ors and a breath like now-mown hay, wrote Bill Nye. He has not-had as hard a winter as thft largest -of- its kind and is a wonderful place. .Forty-eight acres of land and a number of fine brick buihiiuEs arc devoted entirely to the raising ot thousands of highbred chickens, ducks and geese, of which 3,200 wore sold last year. This farm for 17 years has been sending fowls for breading purposes to 'all parts of ttie world. Only fancy- breeds of fowl aro dca'lt In. Many a poor family in the crowded cities of the cast would think themselves well provided for If they were onehalf as well-housed af. some of the poultry raised on this f:irm. More time and trouble-is spent by the proprietors in getting proper food and water for their feathered charges .than is spent by -many a head of a family with 'half a dozen children to provide for. Each particular breed of chickens, ducks or'gecse has Its own houses and yards. These latter arc long runs, known to poultry j tte majority of stock on the Rocky fanciers all over ; mountains because he is oi a. domestic the world. It is | tunl of mln( j and lrics to ma ; ce ma » his friend. Though soela.1 in his nature he never in's-ucles himself on people after they have intimated with a shot-gun that they are weary of him. When the world seems cold and dark to him and everybody turnsj coldly av.'i.y from him ho uocs not steal away by hlmsc-lf and die of corroding: grief. He just lies down on the sidewalk iu the sun and fills the air with the seductive fragrance oj! -which he is the soie proprietor. One day Just as he had eaten his midday meal of .boot heels and colcl-aliced atmosphere and kerosene barrel staves he saw a man going along the street with a large looking-glass under his arm. The .goat watched the man and saw him set the mirror down by a gate and go inside the house after some more things that he was moving. Then lha scat stammored with his tail a few times and went up to see if he could eat the mirror. When be got pretty close to it ho saw a hungry-looking goat -apparently coming toward him, Work Wm-fcliy of tho Brlt-l-ili NoWIICy. If the unfortunate social barrier -bci twcen town and country is to be thrown down the initiative im-ust be without doubt, from the aide of t-ha country, says the Quarterly Review. The leading inhabitants of the towns -have n. great deal too ifiucli proper P7'ide 10 ajlow of their endeavoring to fnrcc or intrigue themselves into a society -which would net welcome their prc.sc-iice; but they would-certainly reciprocate any advances. 'J.iat might be made. C" course, a. cert::in amount ol trouble would be required in the first instance on the part of t'he -Jiosts an-d 'hostesses who set itheaselves to follow the excellent lead 'given so far by a few, a very few, owners of country lionscG. It is 'always much easier to remain in a. social groove than to n:ake excursions beyond it. It i-s very 'taucli easier for a gre.it lady to fill her house from year to year with people who nre sure to kno-w one another -and who, therefore, need little or no lconir.s after, than to make judicious selections -of guests representing different social atmospheres aiul modes of life and to exercise the tactful management req-nlrod to secure th-at parties so composed shall run smoothly and pleasantly. But after all, it may surely be claimed that -it is precisely in the Cheerful and ready and successful treatment of such difficulties as those connected with the fusion of town and country society that the inherited graces and aptitudes w-hich are the natural pride of an aristocracy should find one of the fields for their happiest display. The full TEE JOKER'S CO&NEEL CURRENT WIT AND HUMOR.. ORIGINAL AND SELECTED. of nifl Own 1'rruluotiont VIc\r of a ,7T!^ N my time f.'j.iii written • ha-ve a lot of ms-In a sort of a singsong way. To loosen the' pub- Usher's great purse, strings, That- -the' grocer- might- .got his' pay; I Jiave suns °C the clouds in the sunset sky, 0" the beauties of love and- hope, And often, 10 c' ; "an a check on the fly, 01 the Marvels oi' sonic one's soap. . Though Uie critic may clirkle me with his dirt:, I will warbio my lilting 'ay; Yes, I'll go right on with my fiendist work, While the bank holds out to pay... For though it be middling, or bad,, or good, While ray Pegasus lires to trot, Twill l;e si"iply jingle when under* stood, And poetry grand when- not.. exercise of those graces and aptitudes MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS. ^HBS*^^,. .^4-y* ^ *?V HWMlimW .\\V J^&fe The above picture represents the Princess of Wales, the future queen of England, her three daughters and a little grand-daughter. At the left is Princess Victoria, heir-apparent. This is the young woman who is receiving- marked .attention from Mr, Astor. They may be married shortly. The picture was taken quite recently. fenced in with wire screenings or -neat palings. Bis trees nfford shade to the feathered population'of this town, and in that portion of tbe farm devoted to the wt'b-footed fowls large artificial ponds and winding brooks .have boon constructed, through whic'h there is flowing a constant stream of water. One peculiar feature of this farm is that all of the fowls are raked by artificial means. The incubator bouse is a long, low 'fli.rnoture, excellently ventilated and' .fighfwl and kapt at an even temperature throughout the year. Each year, between the 1st of December and Jan. 15, competent judges visit the 'farm and "score" all the stock. When this ia completed such birds as are not up to tile •'standard or are disqualified by any little mark or imperfection are at once crated and shipped to m-arket.'- Although eggs can be hatched at any time of the year, most of the eggs ave put into the- in- •cubator in February, March, and'Ap- ril.. There are practically tvo. farms- in one of these big ranches, what is known as farm No. 1 being devoted .principally to the hatching of eggs, and the raising of fancy poultry. Farm No. '2 Is given -up almost exclusively -to'/tho raising of Pekin ducks, and Toulouse There .are altogether between so he backed off a few yards and went for him. There was a loud crash and when the man- ca.me out he saw a full- length portrait of a goat, with a heavy black walnut frame around it, going down the street with a groat deal of apparent relish. Then the man said something derogatory nbout the goat aiul seemed offended about something. Goats are not timid in their nature and are easily domesticated. • There are two kinds of goats—the cashmere goat and the plain goat. The former .is worked up into cashmere shawls •and cnahmere bouquet. Tbe latter is ;iot. The cashmere bouquet of commerce is not made of the common goat. It is a .good thing that it is not. A goat that' has always been treated with uniform kindness and never betrayed may be ta.ught to eat out of the hand;Also out of the flour barrel or-the Ice- cream freezer. A DoltoHto Compliment. slie _Wasn't it rather de trop. for Delia Ware to receive him. in decol-' leto, don't'you think? • He—It was complimentary to her caller. He is a famous half-back, you Iraow.—Buffalo- ought not to be limited to- the members of the' aristocracy who- find themselves in the diplomatic service of their country. The development of relations of frank friendship and mutual understanding between sections of the cultivated classes of England who now •stand needlessly aloof from one an- ot'hcr is a work, hardly less worthy of our old nobility than that of promoting like favorable relations between England and foreign counries. Tiaies. Wlien one; loses his self respect lie is sure to lose hie- crndit. •- • - .* A S3,SOO Trot. A few days ago a company bought of J. W. Adams, of Pullin, all his walnut tim'bcr, from twelve inches up, at a good price. In cutting the timber they came across .an old. walnut tree that bad been blown down lor at least thirty years, and .had been threatened to be burned up several times, but when they,'made an- examination of.it they found it to -be a bird's-eye walnut' worth considerable money. The company gave Mr. -Adams $300 for It. It measured seventy feet,'and they will '•get ?iO per foot, which will amount- to ?2,800. . . • •-•• „ Julian Hawthcrae says' he gets the names of bis characters from, old state jtrials. -.'• ••-•,.. Ton Onli-t for Him. A number of children from Philadelphia's slums were taken to the country the other day by the> Country Week Association. One of the- gen'Jemen in r.iicrse, noticing that a little fellow seemed very unhappy, asked him why he wasn't having a good time. In re-n!;.- he said that he missed the city and he added: "You cughtcr live down i in our alley. Why, thcr prarol wagon somctiMfis comes five times a day."— New York TribM?. Ills Specialty. Muggins—We got beautifully deceived in our entert-ainiug friend, Goodfc-llow. it turns out that he is a professional crook. Guggins—Great Scott! I can't believe it. What ;a his specialty? Muggins—He's a security farmer. Gussins—What on earth is that? Muggins—He makes a business raising notes.—Buffalo Express. of Fitted for nil Dace. "This is the satldest case of all, anj yet he achieved his ambition." The keeper paused, and with pitying tycs the visitors gazed on the hopeless, expressionless face of the patient frora >vhich all traces of intelligence had vanished. "How did he come to this sad state?", "He was out of work and endeavored to make himself eligible to serve as a petit juror."—Truth. Hml ItcoD Bililnformeil. Biktup—I hear old Topley forgave his son and went to live with him IS St. Louis. Decided that blood wa? thicker than water, eh! Raxwit—That was his first idea, but when he saw the water there he changed his mind and came back.—New Yorlr Pi ess. Kama Opinion. Wife—John, dear, I read one of yout • sweet love letters to-day and came acnsss a passage in which you said:. "There is no one your equal in this wide, wide world." Husband (with a groan)—And I an still of the same opinion.—Tit-Bits. The Ruling Palllon. Miss CrOtrox-— "Do you know that Count Sandwich actually addressed me iu public as his treasure?" Miss .Damper— "He . meant 'his investment." I-Ie's always getting tha English language mixed, you know." Work. He— If the women had a vole, every • time they tried- to hold a rally in favor .oftheir candidate some one would get. up a .millinery opening, witlv free ice- . cream soda,, and break up the meeting. : You don't think it would work, do you?-' She—It. Bight. It seems to work r.mong the men, when the hated oppo- . sition has a saloon opening with 1'reo •• lunch.- — Indianapolis Journal; •

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