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HONOLULU. STAK-BULLETIX, SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 1012.
A PAGE FOR WOMEN AND T
Local Chat: Home and Fashion Hints: Religious and Other Activities: Things Feminine
FRICASSEED POTATOES NOW
TO BEAT CHICKEN TRUST
Mayor of Boston Says There
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Are IUU WaYS tO LOOK
If you are a lover of fricasseed;
chickens, do not lament if the price!
01 iKuItry goes up any more. Your
lavorite dish is still within your
reach. Such an able examplar of the!
benefits of a diet of potatoes as Mayor
Fitzgerald, of Ikston, advises today
that housewives can combat the high
cost of living and meats and poultry
BRIEF LESS0N DRESSMAKING
Inexpensive Negligees That Are Pretty
Bath robes, dressing sacques, break- j lovely Oriental colorings, sprinkled
fast Jackets, plain and fancy kimonos. with cnerrv DjOSSOm8. wistaria and
all come under the head of negligees.) . "
They are all simple and easy to make, j chrysanthemums, well deserve men
and if a becoming model is selected ' tioning. These materials are compar
the garment Is sure to be satisfactory atlvely inexpensive and launder beau
when finished. Either light or heavy Uifully, and the fact that they do not
weight material may be used for their require ironing is much in their favor,
development, and the goods may be Then there, is silk mull, china silk and
as Inexpensive or as costly and the pongee, all of which make delightfully
trimming as plain or elaborate as the .
taste of the wearer dictates.
In these garments, with the excep-
tlon of the bath robes, which are aM whether or silk, cotton or woolen
ways plain, one's fancy may run riot ' goods, are all made with the French
without the least fear of criticism, for fell, except when using very heavy
these dainty creations are lovely when materials such as are employed for
some striking and individual feature , bath robes. The seams of such goods
Is evident One woman who always are finished with a flat felt or they
has a number of pretty negligees are pressed open and the edge bountl
which if, bought ' ready made would with a narrow strip of sheer lawn or
cost fabulous prices, confided that ev-'silk galloon.
ery Inch. of material In each of the Banding is a very popular finish for
gowns was bought at a bargain sale, j the neck, front and sleeves of klmo
Odds ' and ends of silk, which if pur-, nos and is usually cut from a contrast
chased by the yard would cost three ling material. It is applied as a fac
or four times what she paid for them, I tng. Sleeves are completed before
were, picked iupaf ridiculously low : they are sewed in and the arm holes
prices from remnant tables. In these are finished in the same'way as those
short ends there Is hardly enough for j of a night gown. When yoke models
a waist or a dress, but sufficient, when ! are selected the lower portion and
combined with lace" and ribbon, to
make a charming negligee.
However, it is the inexpensive and
more practical negligee in which most : are much used as a finish on all gar
women arev interested. and for these. 'ments of this character, and add so
iw, uaiaium iublj ue uu. 11 uue uut t t"fyui, tyj..bMir ui ayyciuwike ui uig
get a short length of fine lawn or'gbwn that it. is wep. worth the extra
gingham 'at the,., same price that an time spent 'in' doing this work, .Chi
'inferior piece 'would cost, if bought by the "plainer garments intended for utlK
tne yara, wny not tae aa vantage or-
the opportunity? VV.. " ' r I-', j
The special weaves of crepe, both in -
lAJtkuu tvim a , w iiu yabni uuuuo iuvhd, iauc tuoci iiuuo auu uiuiud. -
Directly tea is 'split on a tablecloth
cover the stain with common salt.
m 11141. Lit. J ...t. 1L.
cloth; is .washed all stains will have
When making pastry that is to be
served, cold, milk should be used tor
the mixing, and the pastry will keep
short and crisp longer than if mixed
Always put scrubbing brushes away
with the bristle side down. If you lay
uie wuuueu.Biuo uuwii uic dulci ten
la the; brush, will soak Into the .wood
and loosen thebrlstles.
For vinegar, save all peelings from
fruit; boil in enough, water to cover,
strain and set aside unsealed to fer
ment Rinse out all emptied jars and
pour the rinsing Into the vinegar jug.
The vinegar will be a fine amber col.
or, sharp and , pure, .
To clean bUck cloth or serge take
a large" handful of , ivy leaves, Bteep
like tea In boiling water, and leave
until cold. - Sponge the material with
this infusion and it will be both clean
and revived. K .
, mk mi potatoes.
Mayor Fitzgerald s experience with!
Hhe spud." t,he favorite article of diet
' of the representatives of the Emerald
is!e, has made him familiar with the
! cooking of jotatoes in one hundred
different ways, the iatest being the
lricassee fashion. When he sprung
that, even some of his best Irish
friends were a little puzzled,
When the Mayor was asked how to
fricassee a iotato he said: "You fix
them just as you would a chicken,
They are very palatable and Just a.s
light, comfortable and durable negli-
gees, says a 1'ittsburg Sun writer.
When making negligees the seams.
yoke are joined in the same way as
they are in children's clothes.
5 Feather stitching and French knots
ity tms nana wors is usually, arranged
to outline the facing or banding,; but
on more elaborate creations it edges
When cutting bread, turn the loaf
upside down and you will find that
you can cut thinner and more even
Lemon peel should be pared off lem
ons very thinly. The pith under the
3'ellow Is bitter, and not used at all In
cookery. Only the thin yellow find
and juice should be used.
To prevent artichokes from turning
black when they are. cooked, add a lit
tle vinegar to the water In which they
are boiled. A teaspoonful will be suf
ficient for a small quantity.
. If you want to color yellow rags for
a rug do It when 'peach leaves may be
used. Steep peach leaves and alum
In water and dip white cotton rags in
to it and they will be the bright yel
low so . prized by the early-day weav
ers. When washing cream wool or cotton
goods, instead of using bluing, try put
ting the water in which a few onion
skins have been boiled in the last
rlnaing water. This is much brighter
and clearer than the cream color made
by coffee, often used. ' .
SOME GOOD DISHES CAKES MADE BY
! inif iHTAi a iirmnn
('OlJFfSH AND CREAM
In the preparation of coufish and1
cream there are two extremes to be1
avoided: you do not want nTfcsh. and '
you will not accept hard, salty lumps' . . , . .
of fish swimming in a cream sauce 1 The housewives of Arkansas are fa-
By following th. recipe here given. n,ous forwtn,eir g001 home-made cake.
you will avoid the undesirable and sas th I,,n'ator "h gives thee
secure a chfap but always desirable as some of the,r. best recils:
dish. If you use very dry fish it would BLACKBERRY CAKE Beat to a
be better to soak it before boiling. cream two-thirds cupful of butter and
Pick up into small pieces two cup- 1 1-2 cupfuls of sugar. Add the beat
fuls of salt codfish, being careful to en 'olks of four e&&9' two-thirds of a
remove all the bones. Wash in cold cuPfl of buttermilk into which has
water and drain. Put in a saucepan, been stirred a teaspoonful of soda,
cover with cold water and let it come two heaping cupfuls of flour, one cup
to a boil, then drain again. With the ful of blackberry jelly or jam, and a
fish put 1 1-2 pints of fresh milk, teaspoonful each of cinnamon, cloves
thicken with two tablespoonfuls of and allspice. Lastly, add the stiffly
flour stirred smooth in cold milk. . whipped whites of four eggs and bake
When it boils remove from the fire, i in layers. For the filling, beat two
add a piece of butter the size of a eggs, add to one'eupful of sugar a
hen's egg and serve. j cupful of milk Into which has been
DAINTY BOILED FISH. t stirred a teaspoonful of cornstarch.
A cod or haddock fish weighing five Add a tablespoonful ofbutter, put in
pounds should be boiled about 20 min- a double boiler and cook until a thick,
utes. Take it out and flake it, re- smooth cream.
moving all bones. Mix until smooth, WHITE CAKE Cream two-thirds
two spoonfuls of butter and one of of a cupful of butter and two cupfuls
flour, add one-half pint of milk or of sugar. Add without stirring or
cream (the latter is better), ponr this beating the whites of five eggs, two
over the fish and bake. j thirds of a cupful of cold water, three
FISH RAMEKINS. 'cupfuls of flour, one teasnoonful of
Make one cup of white sauce from vanilla. Beat until the batter is
cream and water in which any nice smooth. Bake either in layers or in
white fish has been boiled, add salt one large loaf.
and pepper, one beaten egg-yolk. two. LIGHTNING CAKE Sift together
cups of cold fish flaked, put in butter- one cupful of flour, one cupful of su
ed ramekin dishes, cover with butter- gar and one level teaspoonful of bak
ed crumbs.. Set ramekins in a pan of ing powder. Into a cup one-third fill
water. Bake. Garnish with a bit of with mpltfwl hiittor h
watercress inside a ring of white of
. , ' 1IJ-
wasn me nsn ana soaK ior nan an
hour in cold water, skin side up. Drain
i J . "U,,,"B . cr aim lvl
stand five minutes. Dram aptn care-,
fully, remove the skin and bones and
F1v.c iuc uou i a "uucicu bciviu&
n u .lu.
iruui uci ii ttuuc sauce, cov.
er ,l,h but.ered crumbs and bake In
a hot oven long enough to brown the
Clean as usual for roasting; after
putting in the bread dressing, wrap
the prepared fowl in a piece of cheese
cloth and fasten It snugly. Steam
steadily until it seems tender when
the joints are dressed; this will take
from two ' to ' four hours, according to
the age of the bird. Should a brown
finish be. preferred, rub the flesh all
overwith ctt ,, butter. "dredge x with
flour, place in a dripping pan in a
very hot oven just long enough to
Twenty-five clams, one quart of
water, three pints of milk, one-fourth
teaspoonful of pepper, 1 tablespoonful
of butter, six rolled crackers, one-half
teaspoonful of salt. Chock the claims
and put them into a saucepan with
the strained juice; add the water and
let it come to the boiling point; skim
it and add the milk, which has been
heated. Boil for 10 minutes, then add
the butter, seasonings and rolled
crackers. Serve very hot.
COST OF LIVING
Some interesting figures showing
to what an extent the cost of living
has increased in recent years, are
given in the monthly journal of thej' Cleanest and most sanitary of bfed
Brltlsh Steel Smelters Trade Unlon,room negligees is the robe of sponge
says a Monito r contributor. The cr Turkkh bath toweling and the only
table gives the cost of a weekly sup-j wonder is that no practical woman
ply of certain groceries obtained by j ever before thouttkt of using that faml
the family of one of the officials of; liar material. In the piece, the towel
the union from cooperative stores in; li is so wide that unless one Is of ab
the years 1900, 1904 and 1912. Thej normal proportion, she needs but two
total cost in June, 1900, amounted to; lengths of the fabric for her robe
7s. 3d., and in April, 1904, to Ts. Sd., which may be of the fabric for lier
whilst in July, 1912, it had risen to) robe which may be of the" kimono
as much as 9s. 3d., the increase in! shape with sleeves cut-in-one and front
12 years being thus 274 per cent.' opening from throat to feet, or of the
In considering these figures it should i Egyptian form, also with cut-In
be noted that store prices In 1900 1 sleeves, but going on over the head
were slightly, greater than those of
private traders, whilst at the present
day ihey are never higher and some
times a little lower.
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and fill the cup-with sweet milk. Mix.
bake and serve warm
. WHITE SURPRISE CAKE Cream
'11 - 2 cupsful of flour with one-half
cupfui of butter. Have ready the
whites of two eggs beaten lightly, one
W of water, two.' cupsful of flour
slfted five times, ffieat water or milk
int0 the creamed butter and sugar in
nnrlinns nlfprnotolv with V,
r j " "
adding twn tonrtnaf,il nf
"der to tir ist" port ion oFTlour.
when light, add the egg-whites and
flavor, but do not beat. Bake imme
diately in a long sheet; cut in halves
and put together Twith an Icing made
of 11-2 cupsful of water. Cook un.
til it threads. Beat aX once into the
well-beaten whites of two eggs until
cool and thick.
LEMON CREAM Take two heap.
Ing tabIe8poonsful of corn-starch and
aissoive m one pia oi.coid water. Add
one pint of bolllngv water. Set on the
stove and let it just come to a boil,
then add the beaten yolks of three
eggs mixed with one cupful of sugar
and the grated rind and juice of two
lemons. Remove from the, stove and
add the stiffly beaten whites. Beat
until very fluffy and chill.
CREAM SHERBET. One pint of
rich cream, 11-2 pints of good rich
sweet milk, the juice of five lemons,
one pirft of sugar. Mix the lemon-
juice and sugar and let stand for at
least two hours, stirring often. Put I
the cream and milk in freezer and turn
for six or seven minutes, or until
thoroughly chilled. Then stir in the
lemon juice and sugar. Freeze until
THE NEGLIGEE OF TURKISH BATH TOWELING
and closing from the throat across the
shoulders and half way down the arm.
lr. the latter style the robe Is not toktible to render the brown, blue or
easily laundered, but it is the more
Raw potato rubbed on the hands
will remove the odor of onions from
them, even though the hands have
been bathed In the juice from peeling
the latter vegetable.
The teeth may be kept in excellent
condition by the regular use of a tooth
powder made of myrrh, one ounce;
orris root, threje ounces, and powder
ed cuttlefish bone, four ounces.
Vinegar will keep the hands white
and smooth and prevent chapping
when exposed to the cold air after
washing in hot and soapy water. Be
fore drying the hands rub over them
a teaspoonful of vinegar and the re
sult will be satisfactory.
Wash the hair with pure castile
soap and water, and massage the scalp
night and morning. Bay rum or toilet
water of any fort is not a good thmg
to rub directly on the hair. If it is
desired to perfume the hair a much
better means is to brush sachet pow
der through it.
Lemon juice and water taken before
breakfast form an excellent tonic for
the stomach, and also a good reducing
agent for those inclined to be too
stout. Instead of adding sugar try
increasing the amount of water, as
this will relieve the extreme sourness
and gradually accustom one to the
acid taste. They by degrees you can
lessen the amount of water.
In iisingtbld cloths on the head for
headache or nausea, see the cloths are
thin and light; three or four thick
nesses of cheesecloth or two folds of
light muslin is much more effective
than a thick, heavy band, as the ef
fect wanted is to cool the head by
evaporating the heat, and the thin
cloths allow the heat to pass off with
the evaporating water, and should be
renewed frequently to hasten the cool
ing. People ought to know that , a good
thing is to eat apples just before re
tiring for the night. Persons unini
tiated In the mysteries of the fruit are
liable to throw up their, hands in hor
ror at the visions of dyspepsia which
such a suggestion may summon up,
but no harm cancome, even to. a deli
cate system by the eating of -ripe and
juicy apples before going . to bed. , The
apple is excellent brain food,, because
It ' has more phosphoric 'acid Jn,':,easily
digested shape than any other fruit
It excites the action of the liver, pro
motes sound and healthful sleep and
thoroughly disinfects the mouth. This
is not all ; the apple prevents Indiges
tion and throat diseases. 'Y-- M
Easy Missus I see you broke my
china plate in two. The Cook This
is my lucky year; I generally have to
gather the pieces in a dustpan.--Chl-cago
Uncle Jackson (showing city boy the
Jarm) With all your city, education,
sonny, I'll warrant you don't know
.which side you milk a cow from? The
Boy Sure, I do. It's the under side!
modest of th two models. Some of
these bath toweling garments are of
pure white and when wearing one of
these, a small woman looks as though
the had utilized an overgrown towel.
But they can be made very pretty in
deed if the color bordered matetial is
used, as this may be aranged to form
bands for the bottom, the open fronts
and the wide sleeves of a kimono and
tor the shoulders and the lower por
tion of the skirt of an Egyptain rohc
Very practical indeed are The negli
gees of brown, dull blue or green tow 1
ing as these do not pick up dirt as
readily as the ones in all white, or in
white, 'Color bordered. And it is pas
p.:een robe effective by finishing- in
yoMir innioiniey wlhieini
le Jamms sumd
TBiaini tihie Best X
Albert B. Lsunbert, Sole Agent,
IF HER TEETH
If Dull and Chalky, She Loves
but Your Money, He
Prospective Benedicts, listen. Do
you wish to know whether your bride-to-be
is the most loving of women?
Would you like to determine whether
she accepted you for your money, if
you have any, or your salary envel
ope? Certainly. Well, then, gently
lift up her upper lip and pull dqwn
her lower one, as they do with horses.
and examine her teeth. If they are a loving disposition., and will make
chalky take the express train forgood wives. Young men would do
Kalamazoo or Squedunk. bocausewell If they would have their sweet
she'll never amount to anything In hearts teeth examined 'before, marry
the mjatrimonial market. But if they ing them. Girls who have dull,
are pink," run with her to the altar im-chalky teeth are not prone to love
mediately. The pink teeth girls make and will not as a general thins make
tne oest wives. , gooa wives.
This new and interesting knowledge It would seem that Um best course
has been Imparted to humanity by for a young man to pursti when ho
Dr. Jacob S. Wells, of Fargo, N. D., ahas doubts about the sincerity of hla
delegate to the National Dentists sweetheart Is to have a dentist ex
Convention, recently held In Newamlne her ttetb. I know one Wh6
York City. He advises that all young did this. He found that this sweet
men about to irarry have a dentist heart had chalky teeth and that aha
examine the teeth of their prospective loved him for his money." These are
brides and get a minute report on scientific facts. '-The disposition, of
whether the molars are chalky ora person can also be determined by
pink. Through this examination they the formation of hta teeth. If you see
will be able to determine whetherthea persou with' Square . white, clear
girl is strong willed, loving and gen-teeth the chances are he or she will
erous. and, in fact, have her wholehave a strong character and will come
character revealed. .
The tailored suit, or its counterpart,
the long coat, is the first considera
tion, for the school girl who desires a
good looking out-door costume to be
worn on gala occasions, and : whether
it be suit or. wrap is left to her dis
cretion. For the very young' girl the
Norfolk suit of the shepherds plaid
Is undoubtedly chic, says' the : New
Orleans Picayune. The skirt may be
made In combination with a blouse of
the same material serving as a one
piece frock when the coat is removed.
-TThe older ;gir Vv. will rwant aAniore
elaborate ' affair '. though a well-tailored
three-piece; suit will serve her
purpose admirably ; ;lf the . long1- coal
is chosen any style of frock, may be
worn beneath, suiting , the occasion.
The covert -coat . I$V ajnew,;deveIop
ment .of the iong wrap, this coat is
generally In three-quarter length. A
new model is 23 ; inches In ; front ta
pering td a 42-inch point in back, it is
straight and almost seemless with a
kimono sleeve set 'into an: extended
shoulder,' the sleeve in three-quarter,
length and finished with a deep cuff.
The moderately wide revers extend
to the; waist line where the coat fast-i
ens with a frog. With this costume
a simple yet dressy hat will be worn,
a hat which will stand the vicissitudes
of several months wear "for be3t'
end win look little the worse for it.
nek and sleeves with heavy whiti cot-
ton cordage and eloslng it down tne
front or over the shoulders wita a row
of large wooden buttons covered -wh
white eponge. Chronicle."
NEWEST IN FACE VEILS
c ff?ce seems to hide the linea or wrin-
Rosebuds, violets and clover run kles and to deepen the color, of the
riotously, but la self -color, over the. eyes whether blue, gray or brown, .
new Velio 111 -UlcLK, Ullu-uigiii Ulue auu
dark brown octagon net of the fllraies?
scrt These veilings are vastly becom-
ing and 'in excellent taste because the
Qt.olgU Willie U1BUUCL 19 11UH. ucai x at.-
terns of the lovely snadowy oraer aiso
are In high favor. These appear upon
the octagon meshes and are pretty in
the standard black, blue and brown,
but most fetching and becoming in
cafe au lalt shade a tone which flat-
ARE PINK, i
This advice, it is admitted is of no
value to married men. became they
are able to tell by their experience
whether their wives have pink of
chalky teeth without looking at them.
It Is intended merely as another
warning to save the Inexperienced
from being trapped In matrimonial
meshes by one whose characteristic!
can lead only to unhappiness.
Speaking on the subject. Dr. Well
said: ', I V;.. vv v : :
"Girls with pink tinted teeth hare
to distinction in the world.' , V
OF THE SCHOOL GIRL
cd sharply up at the left side with a
huge' ribbon 'dahlia In a shade con
trasting will be desirable. Or a close
fitting affair of A velvet .with a single
white cockade as trimming will serve
the purpose.' ' Suitable, gloves, a pair
of ,' heavy dark ones, and one pair cf
white will be required as well as hisa
buttoned . shoes. , s : . ,. .' ,
The school room requires, a cos
tume of Its own. , Here the-skirt' and
separate blouse can be worn, but .a
tim ale. ."smartly tailored frock will to
a; welcome '.addition.' -A neat .des!n
for this frock Is of seal brown t&rzz
made to fasten from the coat lika
revers to '"thet-htrrwr'slll-tlyi at "the
left side cf. the front, with lir Test-,
ton .covered with the . mate rial. Tt3
eleeves are long and set without full
ness ' into the armhole and .finished
with creaw linen cuffs, a. collar of
the same finishes the neck' and add3
the necessary llgh. bit. td an other
wise somber f rocky , f ' - '
About the waist varioui belts may
be wornUo add variety, while stout
tan shoes, will complete the costume.
The small girl . In the boardlns
school will find the blue serge skirt
and Norfolk or middy blouse a boon.
The present' fashion admit of many
adaptations of this convenient . cos
tume, all of which are usually suit
able and becoming. , :
ters any sort of complexion and,
; I roadly speaking, may be worn wrSx
any sort of hat but the one designed
'for rough and ready use. f 1
I Th woman who is wise In her gen-
1 . . . . . . . . .
: eration ana not in mourning, provides
(herself with a dark blue, face yell of
j filmiest net for that shade over tne
rvi UJUiwuug at uii isaovut - i.uo
best veil is the Shetland In a shade of -
dull red of brown as this protects the-
face and prevents the complexion from
L,uiiiiug, nuuc tb uuui ftcui ui u.
uut ror ordinary traveling me wnite
silk Shetland Is best for it keeps the
hair from blowing and even though
it picks up any amount of dust, may
be washed in a hand basin and dried
In a very few moments. ,