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EVENING LEDGIER PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, l$U:
WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO KNOW-THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATROl
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LOVE TALE OF AN UGLY WOMAN
As Told by Herself
Tes. It 's u-uc; t mn an ugly woman!
Sincere enough to face the fact, how
everthat Is my saving grace. Kind
friends might charitably use the adjec
tlves "homely" or "plain" as applied to i changed look would come upon his hand
me, but I know better. I nm downright some face a look that other men had
hideous and I realize the appalling trng- , shown me all too plainly s a look of
dy of It! ; mingled pity and repugnance!
In all the tales and books one picks The Man brought me home from iho
up there, one reads that beauty of the reception today In his automobile. To
soul Is far more sought after In women morrow he has asked permission to take
than outward beauty of tin face, s'uch ' me for a ride. He says that never lie
utter rubbish! ! know better. Hut oh! tha fore has he met a woman who so nt
sheer unfairness of this beauty handicap ' traded him! Ah, If he only knew
cuts me to the very heart
Upon the street and everywhere I see
so many pretty faces foolish, vacant,
pretty faces and I see men pay them ,
court on every hand. It fills me with a
burning rage! There Is no luaiii, tin I
throbbing heart, no pulsing life behind
one-half of all their loveliness, yet they
are pretty, and nil the joys of love colne
to them; while I I with my brain and
capabilities of love am left alone! I hate
those nretty women, with their shallow,
This afternoon I went to n reception.
I wore n lovely gown and such n pretty
hat. The wearing of them made me feel
quite oneeriui. men i looKeci in me
mirror and the day was spoilt for me.
Xs, I was frankly hideous, and I
So I put on a thick and heavy-patterned
veil. No one could see my face through
Its dense folds. I felt better then,
At the reception I met a charming man.
I had Just arrived and had not yet re
moved the veil. The Man nntl I talked
together for a long time.
One thing I know and It Is this: 1 have
ft beautiful voice. It Is very soft and
melodious, and matches 111 with the rest
of me! Yes, my pretty voice and I nre
Tho Man became most interested In
our conversation. I nm so sensitive Hint
I am quick to find out these things. Ho
was quite Irritated when the servants
Interrupted us with refreshments.
"You will have some claret, or coffee?"
he said to mo. A sudden, mad Impulse
seized me then. It was a woman's pro
tective Instinct, I can analyze It now. I
knew that when I raised my veil the
deference and flattering attentions on his
part would cease, fade, melt before the
sudden apparition of my ugliness. Had
I not seen that happen a hundred times
before! So 1 decided not to raise my
"No, thank you." I replied,
want any refreshments at nil
The Man looked surprised,
I know that In matters of the bruin
I can far exceed other women. My
views of life are sincere and to the aver
age man most Interesting. In powers
of Intellect and conversation, I can sur
pass most women. The one soul-killing
.handicap is my poor face!
After an hour or so, the Mnn to me
he always Is "The Jinn" leant for
ward, and a new. personal note crept
into his voice. "You Interest mo most
Intensely," said he; "your Ideas and your
conversation are brilliant! 1 feel as If,
riuiaiu: i ieei as n,
w tired of talking to
iut up your veil and
I could never gro
vnil1 TA'nn't v11 Mil
let me have one glimpse of you? Not
that I need to, for I know that your
face matches your fine brain and finer
soul! It must be beautiful!"
A thrill went thrntn-h me at his words,
"ever In all my lonely life had any man
Uttered such words to mo before! I coulri
not, would not disillusion him! Surely I
had a right to the ordinary woman's
heritage ah no! I knew I was outside
the pale, cut off by that great woman's
tragedy. Ugliness! Yt for tolay 1 would
taste the cup of happiness. Tomorrow'3
pain I would Ignore.
I talked and talked at that reception,
and I opened out some of my Inmost,
ljtrt-decp fancies to the Man. I saw
What Other Women Do
A mother cannot b" a school teacher In
New York, since the Court of Appeals has
upheld the Board of Education In dis
missing Mrs. Bridget C. Peixotto because
she absented herself from duty as a
teacher to give birth to a child.
Among the 15,fA names of women who
are willing to Join the women's emer
gency corps in England are over 10) in
terpreters, V') export horsewomen, 150
expert cyclists and any number of women
ready to drive omnibuses or do farm
Over 1000 fanlllies In Los Angeles look
to Miss Alta M. Allison for their weekly
allowance money, since she has charge
of the money received from reerennt hus
bands who have been ordered bv the
Courts to pay their wives a certain
amount of money each week.
Mrs. I.ucy Overfleld, a widow, of
Brooklyn, has been reappointed to h-r
Wfi a year position as head of the bond
department of the Internal revenue oftlce
'in that city. She has been In tho same
position for the last S3 years, having been
appointed first during the fievcland Ad
ministration. On Growing Mushrooms
' Mushroom growing may be looked at
"In two ways, as a pleasant fad or as a '
profitable occupation. Even as a pas-
,tlme. with a philosophical dlsregarel of j
the results, it Is full of interest, with the '
.possibility of its becoming a hobby on i
.which to ride away from the humdrum .
of dally routine. j
Mushrooms can b grown In cellars,
greenhouses, sheds and In beds prepared
'. out of doors. There Is no very great ex- i
pense attached to making a bed In any j
one of these places, but as each one must
,' be prepared In a different manner. It Is .
wise to secure one of the little pamphlets
on mushroom growing, given away by
any of the seed houses, before making
SELECTION OF THE SPAWN.
Then comes the selection of the spawn.
There are many varieties. English and '
American, some of the latter originating ,
in this State. There are slight differences i
In the size and possibly, to the epicure, j
in the flavor. But whatever selection Is
made, it should be noted whether the '
spawn is intended for October planting
or for April. Disaster would surely re-
' suit In a mistake here.
The people who like mushrooms like
them very much, indeed, and to have
one's own mushroom bed Is a luxury
worth a little trouble. It is worth a trial
certainly. There are many people In the
' world who find that time hangs heavy
on their hands to whom the details of
preparing the bed. spawning it and water
ltur It would be an actual delight once
they got into it. And the pleasure down't
come tp an end with the first crop of
mushrooms. Yuu can pick them all one
morning, water the beel, and the next
, morning It is dotted again with the little
pink buds that have sprung up over
Curry of Tripe
To make, take the cold stewed tripe and
reheat It gently. Mix about a teaspoon
ful of curry powder with a little cold
water, pour it Into the reheated tripe and
simmer for ten minutes
Add. It possible, a Utile rhopped chut- ,
ney or "me pUkled onion vinegar to j
ibarpen It and (f too yellow in color add
a few drops of caramel to enrich its ,
ppea.-an.e Serve witliA some nicely j
that he was deeply Interested In me.
Between us seemed n great congeniality.
It was a fool's paradise for me! I knew
only too well from past experience that
when I raised my veil a certain new,
The motor trip Is over, and 1 ant nt
home once more quite wildly hnppyi yet
most miserable-! Tor t have fallen lit
love ! not In the feeble. mllk-niid-Water
way of other women, but with all tile
i utter abandon of n deeply passionate,
"All women should be beautiful !" tho
Man said to me today, as we sat side by
side In his big motorcar, t still Was
wrapped In the thick Veil. "I know so
well that you arc beautiful," he fhIiI, ii
world of tenderness In his fine -oIco.
"Do you care Very much for beauty?"
1 murmured nervously.
tntfcrtl, I worship beauty, like nil
men ! said ho ; "an ugly woman Is n
blot upon the landscape! Don't you think
I could not speak, anil he went on: "I
wish that you would let Die sec your face,
because t know how lovely It must he!"
"A woman's heart and brain nre surely
more nttinctlv.e than a pretty face," I
"(trains without beauty are a bleak and
desolate thing," said lie.. "The combina
tion of tho two Is what I long have looked
for now, In you, I know that 1 have
found them and am satisfied!"
"Hut If you find that I am ugly " I
volunteered. He laughed aloud.
"I love your mind and soul," said he.
"I know your face must be as beautiful."
Tomorrow be Is coming with our en
gagement ring and ah! dear heaven, he
wants to sec my fnco! My dream of love
Is crumbling to the dust! Yet I lo-e hint
so that t would be his slave for all my
life. In worldly goods and money I nm
rich yet oh! how 1 would love to work
myself to death for him!
I looked Into the glass Just now and
could have screamed hysterically!
The news of the nccldent has Just come
to me. How calm I nm! Stunned, I
suppose? After In- left me yesterday nnd
iliove back to his home, ho had to cross
a railroad track with the big car. He
was too rcklesa, failed to "stop, look
and listen." nnd his car was smashed
to bits. They say that he Is calling for
me, so I must go to him now.
The hour Is very late, but such a won
derful thing has happened. The man Is
going to recover after all! I have sat up
with him for the last IS hours, and the
nurse says that his love for mo hns pulled
him through. Hut he Is blind! He will
never see the sunshine or the light again,
nnd. iov of fnvs! h. n, vpr now will sen
- .". , ., . -- -
m5', fncP- Ht ihtinki thiU ' nln beautiful,
nntl ns soon as "e !s 8:rorR. wo llro tu be
'LI I It'll.
When the nurse saw me first she
started In surprise. "He has been ctlllng
out for his beautiful lady of the veil ever
sine the accident!" she said, and looked
nt mo In wonderment.
"You will not tell him how I really
look?" I said Imploringly, "It would break
both his heart and my own!"
"There Is no chance that he will ever
see you now," she said, and nodded In a
kindly, acquiescent way. "No, my dear,
there Is no fear that I wllll tell him."
Then we kissed e.ith other, she. and I
for now I know tnat only women under
stand these things!
Milady's Toilet Table
The thin girl Is coming Into her own
these days, but there Is such a thing as
being too thin. Tho words of Joseph
Cawthorne. "I like 'em plump," set the
standard. This plumpness can be ob
tained by careful effort.
Tho first step towards this Is to avoid
nerves, fretting and Irritability.
Betlre early and remain In bed as long
Drink no tea or coffee, rather mtlk,
cocoa or chocolate. Take mashed po
tatoes, with butter or cream, oatmeal,
fresh bread, honey, eggs, tapioca; In
short, all sugary and oily foods. No
Take great care to eat slowly, and
masticate each morsel thoroughly.
A nap either before or after dinner Is
Exercise must be regular and moderate.
Horseback riding, tennis and boating are
good. Vocal exercises enlarge the chest.
Small doses of cod liver oil should be
taken several times a day.
With stttct application of these rules
an Improvement should be noted In three
or four weeks.
The Proper Care of the Teeth
Do you know how to take the proper
care of your teeth? There are so many
interpretations of "proper care" that It
is hard to tell. Any actual disease of the
teeth must, of course, be treated by the
dentist, but much can be done to pre
ventor at least delay decay.
The worst foe to their preservation Is
very hot food or drinks and strong acids.
So be careful of your tooth and mouth
wash. These should be either astringent,
antiseptic, alkaline or neutral.
Food particles accumulate around the
teeth and decompose, forming an acid.
This Is very Injurious, causing the de.
posit of tartar, and finally the receding
gums and loosening of the teeth. A good
alkaline wash prevents this catastrophe.
The benefit derived from astringent and
antiseptic washes consists in hardening
the gums. The neutral powders, such as
Renovating Your Wardrobe
Sometimes a perfectly good frock will
shrink In the washing, and In letting out
the hem you will find the edges much
worn. A good Idea Is to cut the hem off
and put In a row of Insertion or wash
braid Then add the hem and face It up
as far as the insertion. If you find your
yngene blouse worn out around the neck,
cut the worn parts away, face with sheer
white muslin and buttonhole around the
edges In Dutch neck effect. Finish the
edges of the sleeves In the same way, and
the blouse will last a long time and take
on quite a new look. If your slip muslin
or organdie dress has become flimsy, but
not soiled, wring out a piece of cheese
cloth in cold water, starch, lay the dress
In the cloth and roll up together. After
standing awhile the starch will draw
through the dress ; then press out on the
wrong side. ThU method will give it
about the same stiffness aa new material.
Starched material, even though Jt keep
clean longest, ebould be avoided during
warm weather The starch preventi &
ftee cuxrcaj ei ate passing Itaayjikr
I If 1
One of the New Capes,
The Cape Is Having lis Revenge in Leading the Cloak as
an Evening Wrap And With a Little Skill
One Can Make One at Home.
Foi a time the cape was almost com
pletely routed by the clonk for evening
wear. Now It appears to be having Its
revensre by not only taking the lead where
evening wraps are concerned, but It comes
forth boldly by day In many alluring
foims, and even coats and Jackets have
succumbed to Its Influence.
It Is a garment that naturally lends
Itself to grace, partly because It hangs
free and unrestricted, nnd largely, no
doubt, because the materials chosen for
capes are usually the kind thnt drape
Into ruffles and folds of themselves.
Any one with a little skill In sewing
can safely undertake the making of a
cape at home. It Is wise, however, to
put ns much money Into the materials
as one can afford. Broadcloth, velour,
duvctyne or bengallue gives one a wide
range of choice and. although they are
all to be classed among the expensive
materlnls. yet they are all so wide that
only a few yards are needed and they
cut with very little waste.
A soft broadcloth will always make an
attractive cape and the season's colors
are quite wonderful, especially the grays
that merge into violet, nnd the browns
that are tinged with green or with gold.
The cape sketched today has two of the
motives that run through the present
fashion music. It flares broadly, Just as
many of the rrdlngotes do, nnd ns the
skirts of all kinds of frocks are doing
chalk and pumice stone, have merely a
Buy no tooth powder containing alum
or tartaric acid. Charcoal, finely pulver
ized. Is the very best preparation If 5
ounces are used with
Cuttlefish bone, 2 ounces;
Raw areca nuts, powdered, 1 ounce.
If your teeth should be what Is called
"naturally brown," try a little lemon
Juice applied with a soft cloth. Blnse
the mouth thoroughly afterward, and do
not use too frequently.
Brush your teeth after every meal. Use
the up-and-down stroke In preference to
the ordinary way. In the morning rinse
the mouth, after washing, with a glass
ful of water to which you have added a
few drops of tincture of myrrh.
Lastly, and most emphatically, have
your teeth examined every three or four
months. This does away with all the
pain of abscesslng and the other evils.
Preventive dentistry Is by far the most
The clever girl who wishes to attract
a man knows that a glance can convey
more admiration than n volume of words.
She does not write letters which she
has to ask to be destroyed after they
She knows that haughtiness, disdain
ai.d condescension are but other words
for common everyday use
She never expects her husband to be
In a good temper when paying house
She Is always bright and hopeful and
never oppresses her friends by pouring
out her troubles to them.
She Is not too confiding In her friends,
but tells her husband or her sweetheart
everything they ought to know.
She doea not imagine that everyone
should ihow consideration for her feel
ings at all times.
To Keep Eggs Fresh
A simple way of preserving eggs Is to
immerse them In limewater soon after
they have been laid and then to put the
vessel xnUln!ng the limewater b a ,-
Jxr. or cool outhouse.
Flaring and Fur Banded
more nnd mote. It Is also trimmed with
bands of fur.
Just why fur should sweep over the
fashion landscape as It Is doing this
year Is an unfathomable mysterv. It
Is, always available and It Is always
beautiful, but them nre seasons when
It Is used for muffs nnd stoles nnd almost
Today it is used In wide bands nnd
narrow. It can be bought In strips nl-i.-ndy
cut to u measure nf three-eighths
of an inch; In fact, this Is n fa vol He
width when fur Is combined with chiffon
for some of the elaborate blouses, or as
trimming for gowns for afternoon or
There is a lovely color called Brnth
of Hose that would mnke a delightful
cape for n young girl, and that a fur
s'leh ns skunk, which Is not expensive,
would set oft most effectively.
Tho color known ns Dregs o' Wine Is
beautiful of Itself and appropriate for
an older woman for constant wear. The
fashionable monkey fur would make a
happy combination with this color.
The cape illustrated has a hood edged
with fur with two heavy tassels depend
ing from Its point. They are not at all
difficult to make nt home, these tassels,
and enough embroidery silk to make a
dozen will hardly cost what one will cost
Tassels of the same shade as the cape
would be ornamental enough, or tassels
made of sold or silver thread would give
the gleam and glitter that we choose to
be dazzled with Just now.
Across the Counter
Subway shopping quite easily becomes
a habit. One ventures somewhat skeptic
ally the first time with the uneasy fear
that one will be tempted to purchase
something for very little money that wilt
prove, to bo worth nothing at all.
But In the embway one often finds odd
sizes of what was once regular stock nt
a much lower figure than they com
manded before their descent in the world.
Subway shopping brings to light Just
now Balmacann coats that are selling at
prices than range from 17.60 to jlO.
The weather-proof material In mixed
grays and browns is fashioned Into coat
of loosely fitting style, with wide collars
fastened close to the throat.
Serge coats of navy blue or black,
three-quarter length, cut and tailored ex
actly like a man's cost J5.75.
The same style silk lined throughout
Is priced at 17.50.
There are occasional sample coats of
really remarkable value.
A few coats of the new fur cloth can
be found for J 10 and $13.50 under this
Coats, similar In style and cut, but
made of astrakhan and zlbellne, can be
bought for the name amounts.
In the matter of suits, the subways of
stores bear Investigation.
The tailored suit of simple cut that is
In demand again for everyday purposes
can pe found here at good values.
A coat and skirt of terse In blue and
black is sold for 113.50.
The skirt fastens at the side under a
plait and hxs a belteilgback. The coat
has something of a flare, with Individ
ual notes in the matter of collar, cuffs
Suits made In basque style, made of
poplin, cheviot and diagonals, cost only
As a rule, what Is found in tho sub
way store has already figured in a regu
lar department. The newest things and
the oddities should not be looked for.
But what might be called conventional
styles are exploited and often they 'are
Correipondence of aeneral Interest
to women reader will be printed on
this paoe. Such correspondence enou'd
be addreed to th Woman' Editor,
The Present Price of Fish
Snapshots in the Market
Fish Is very plentiful Just now, and
can be had at all prices.
Ulueflsh sells at 16 cents a pound.
Brook trout ranks among the luxuries,
mr ii costs , cents a pound.
Catfish, dressed and ready to use, brings
20 cents a pound.
Halibut sells at 25 cents a pound.
Flounder Is only 12 cents a pound, and
delicious fllct of solo can be made of It.
Mackerel, fresh, sells from o0 cents to
CO cents a pound.
Sea hnss Is selling nt 15 cents n pound.
Pike costs 35 cents a pound.
Boston haddock Is reasonable, selling at
10 cents a pound.
Klngflsh Is selling nt 25 cents a pound.
Men fresh codfish sells at 18 cents n
Sen trout sells nt 12 cents, nnd some at
15 cents a pound.
reroh nre 18 cents a pound.
Rhyme and Reeison
Who'll nllot me n'n ue-- ...u ......
i.i.. .Rh tlM' "'"wning clouds away,
A 1th ne'er an unkind word to say?
' -My husband.
Who wins for me the gems of fame,
AvhD Sees my faults, ntlll ,1r.n tmf lilnmn.
Who shields me with his own good name?
Who strikes for truth, and does not fear,
Tor Justice sake to do or rtnrn.
Whose help Is nigh when danger's near?
Who can the day's long hours beguile
With hopeful word nnd cheerful smlK
Who chides my fears and .laughs the
When twilight's shades encircle, all
And life's dim shadows gently fall,
Who'll fondly love mo more than all?
Economies for the Home
Add an equal quantity of stale bread
soakeil In cold water.
Should be boiled In their skins to save
waste. They can bo peeled before being
sent to table.
Can be made Into fritters. Mix two
breakfast cupfuls of Hour, to which halt
a teaspoonfu! of baking powder has been
added, with sufficient sour milk to form
n batter, and fry n teaspoonful nt a
time In hot fat. These can bo eaten nt
breakfast or supper and effect an ccon
omy in bread.
STALE BREAD AND CHEESE
Can be made Into an excellent pie for
dinner. Fill a baking dish with alter
nate layers of stale breadcrumbs and
crumbled cheese. Beat up an egg, pour
II in, and bake.
Take It Smiling
Whatever your position, you must take
life In either of two ways. Laugh nt It,
and It will laugh back; storm, and It will
ns surely hit bnck.
It doesn't pay to be sour. The woman
with a grievance how well we all know
her never seems to get there. People
refuse to help such a bote. Most pcoplo
have enough worries of their own, with
out listening to other folks'. It's selfish
of them, no doubt, but It Is very natural.
The woman who goes about with a long
face Is already half-way to getting a
refusal for any favor ehe wishes granted.
It pays. Every year people spend thou
sands upon nerve and liver remedies,
when with a little more cheerfulness they
could easily save their pockets. There
Is no surer way to get "run down" than
by giving way to melancholy.
It Is custoninry to regard low spirits,
depression or melancholia ns the result
of disease. In certain cases this Is so.
But have you ever thought eif tho thou
sands of other cases In which the dis
ease has been brought on by the patient's
wilful habit of "giving way," of reveling
in "blues"? This may be a strange view
to many, but It will well repay a little
pondering over. On the other hand, a
cheerful nature makes a happy home,
and tho woman beautiful, for the wumau
who looks amlahlo nnd cheerful Is nat
urally lovely. Perfection of feature was
tho uttractlon In ancient Greece, It Is
Somo ladles who read this may say
that they have so much worry and trou
ble in their lives that they cannot ap
pear cheerful. There Is only one answer
to this: "Take one step at a time."
Half the misery and worry In tho world
Is because most of us particularly wom
enwill go out to meet trouble. Instead
of doing this, live In the present and
turn a smiling face to the future.
Woman Ow.sid'. he Home
The Charlotte Cuthmnn Club satisfies
a demand which no other Institutions
seem to recognize. That Is the demand
for a home for ladles of the theatrical
profession. It is not in any sense an
Institution, merely n social organization
governed by courtesy. The dollar Initia
tion fee admits to nil its privileges. Here
can be found a comfortable living room
open to all, where- one ran read maga
zines or have a quiet tea. For guests
rooms can be had, with or without board. !
This Includes tho use of the sewing ma
chine, so necessary for the actreps whoso
clothes show travel marks,. Outfclde mem
bers nre also permitted to take their i
meals hero and to use nil conveniences.
The hous-e secretary welcomes tho guests
and gives all Information. The bedrooms
are charming, all having outBlde win
dows. These rooms are named after well
known actresses who contributed toward
their furnishing Viola Allen, Lillian Bus-
The Mischievous Mouse
Mouse holes ran be filled up with putty,
but putty alone Is not likely to do much
good. The mice soln make a way for
themselves through It, but If the under
side of the putty, before being put In, can
be covered with cayenne pepper or must,
ard you will find an Immediate Improve
ment. At the same time, attempts to
trap the mice should be continued. Mice
are often an Indication of neglect In a
house. They rarely go where they can
get nothing to eat, but if food is left
about, or the floors are not freed from
crumbs, there mice will appear. Pieces
of sponge packed Into a mouse hole will
Induce the rodenta to permanently vacate
Treatment of Bruises
To prevent a bruise from becoming dis
colored apply to it a cloth which has been
wrung out of water as h'.'t as can be
borne comfyrtab and change it as it
become? cold. Supposing hot water can
not be procured, the next b'3t thing la
to moisten some dry starch with cold
water an4 to cover the bruised part
THE PAINTED GIRL
Ellen Adair Disputes the
A thing of beauty always Is a Joy,
there Is no questioning of that! But
beauty's travesty Is far from pleasing.
Yet on the streets and In the cars and
nil around we see It constantly. The
Painted Girl hns come-nppnrcntly to
stay! Of course, In a general way, she
always was' with us yet never quite so
prominent as nowl I wonder why?
On walking along tho streets, one
sometimes think the demi-monde of Pnrlo
has come hero In fullest forcel In Paris,
ono can always "place" the occupation
nnd the social p -Itlon of a young woman
by merely glancing nt her. Here It Is
Crowding the early morning trolley cars
one sees tho Painted Olrl set forth to
her day's work. The rouge Is often very,
vety noticeable also the Hp-salVc and
tho eyebrow pencltlnir. Yet beauty does
not seom to be her ultimate aim, because
her style of dress In Its extremity de
feats that end. To be "In fashion" Is
tho goal of all the painting nnd the
Is the Painted Olrl really so very at
tractive nftcr all? Has modesty become
Its own reward? Tho solving of these
problems lests more or less with the
A couple were discussing this question
the other day, with raised and rather
angry voices, too. They were obviously
brother and sister, and the battleground
they chose was most unfortunate right
In n trolley car!
"Oec, Mary, you do look a slghtl I
This quite Indlspensnble garment follows
lift nrfci'ulHnf. vtr,i1i In hlrr- cut nrlfl, II
V-opcnln.: at the neck and In having no
Piipernuoua tuiness in tne SKiri. ino yoitc
Is of piece embroidery, and Is finished at
neck and armholes with tiny frilling of
lace. A rnther broad ribbon should be
run Virr,iiirh InKerllnn. flnffihlncr the VOke
and deep frill on skirt. The frill is merely
eased on and not nrranged like a flounce,
and the darts at waist give Just the neces
sary slim effect that Is Imperative at the
Attorney You claim that the prisoner
bathed In the stream which runs through
your farm. What harm was there In
Owner-It killed all the trout In tho
brook, your worship.
sell, Adele Bltchle, Annie Russell, Julia
Jlnrlowe, etc. About every Friday during
the winter teas are given, at which the
guest of honor Is a prominent actor or
nctrcss. On account of limited accommo
dations, as many nre turned away each
week us are received. Thle Is a proof of
Its well-deserved popularity.
THR COLLEOR CLUB.
At 13th and Spruce streets Is a quiet
little white house where college women
meet. The object of this clubhouse Is to
provide a meeting place for all college
women of tho alumnae nnd to promote
their acquaintance. Another is to advance
the causo of general education by means
of lectures, meetings nnd classes. Mem
bership Is restricted to active, associate
and honorary. Meetings are held annually
the first Friday In May, and teas nnd
luncheons are slven frequently during the
year. Miss Rllzabeth Butler KIrkbride, of
Bryn Mawr College, Is president.
To Give Oak an Antique
1. Procure some green walnut shells
and boil them In a copper vessel till all
the strength Is obtained from them; strain
off and bottle. For use, It should be di
luted with cold water according to the
tone required, and applied with a sponge.
When dry give a coat of French polish
and brown hard shellac varnish, mixed In
equal proportions, applied with a broad
flat brush, rf green skins are not pro
curable, obtain It already made from any
large oil shop, only see It Is genuine
This Is a very easy matter, as it has a
very peculiar and woody smell.
2. Obtain a quantity of liquid ammonia
mix with Vandyke brown and apply
after thoroughly rubbing the work He'
peat after allowing a clay or two to dry
This will leave a dull appearance which
may be darkened more by repeating sev-
obtalniT8 Unt" the ,1C),lrt(, effwt
To Clean Glass Bottles
1 wtll flU the b"U" water
ir I ft U '
Charms of Irtificial Beauty .
wish vonM wn1i vnnr fn M...I . .-
look respectable! I hate that palntlne,m'
and powdering! Honest to goodness vZ
ashamed to go out with yottl" ' Vl
These observations were hardly el
culnte to please "Mary." "I don..
what you think!" said she, "the oS
follows seem to like It all right! I ,,
lots of Invitations to dances nnd parti,
nnyhow! A girl must be right In stl7i
or the men don't bother with her now.
A grain of truth did seem lo lie In h..
attitude. The Painted Olrl does seem'
to get a good deal of attention. Yi
what Is st(ch attention worth? ig u
sincere nnd' genuine? The men perhaw
nre out for a little amusement, nnd think
that such oittwitrd tokens ns the free ti
of paint nnd powder nro signals of k
somewhat giddy mind!
I think sincerity is rather lacking n
the average Painted Olrl. Her vety S
penrnnce looks most Insincere. She may
be perfectly sweet, nnd have a rcallr
beautiful diameter, but she does not
look It. We Incvltnbly Judge a girl b
her outward appearance. Jf 8ne Bcts j,e
self up to look like the demI-mondain
she Is not why, It is her otvn fault if,
sho Is misjudged! "!
Tho "worth-while" man Is not attracts
by the obviously artificial. Around th
Painted Olrl will swnrm tho rake, thai
fool, the Idle and the very young hoy who'
wishes to be considered worldly wise an!
It seems a great pity to see so many
young girls who have pretty natural com
plexions change tho real to tho artificial
They should remember that "painting thr
Illy" only kills the charm and beauty of'
the fiower! Added to that, few friend-'
ships ever spring from artificiality.
Any girl who desires to do so. can, tvlid,
n. very little trouble, ncqulro the qualities!
that compol the admiration of every'
The first of these Is unselfishness. Are
you selfish nnd overanxious about your
own concerns? If you nro, alter your
standpoint. And If you do this you win
soon oomo to feel n keen Interest In th
struggles and pleasures of your younj
men acquaintances. Next to this, neat
ness nnd extraordinary tidiness nlwayi
win a man's ndmlratlon.
A mnn who truly loves n woman Is
always Inclined to go a. little beyond his
means when buying her a present; ana
mougn no Knows tnis in his heart, and
thinks nothing too good for the woman
ho ndmlrcs, he still appreciates the glti
who lets him see that nn Inexpensive
present Is as acceptable ns any other.
You may know sho has domestic
qualities If you hear she makes her own
prettiest frocks and thinks n thing may
bo as fashionable If it Is cheap as If It
Is costly: If she can tell you how a
dinner should be cooked whether sha
can cook It herself or not; If she knotvj
the value of paying icady money, and
has n horror of being in debt even a
sixpence then you may be sure sho will
make a wife to save your money, not
If she listens to your troubles, ana
tries to comfort you; to your Jovs, and
rejoices over them; If she tries to
smooth away tho cloud from your brow,
and Is full of loving, tender sympathy
for every one around her then you may
feel certain that she will make that best
of wives to her husband the wife who
Is his friend.
Tho best way to Judge how she will
behave in your house Is to go and see
what sho Is like In her own home before
you decide how she will govern yours.
Gems of Thought
There are souls In the world who have
the gift of finding Joy everywhere, anl
of leaving it behind them when they go.
Joy gushes from under their lingers, like
Jets of light. Their Influence Is an In
evitable gladdening of the heart. Ar
you ono of these?
God's way is,, the hest nay. Whether
It Is long or short, smooth or difficult, we
hnvo no reason to become discouraged,
"You'll nd whene'er you roam.
That marble floors and gilded walls
Can never make a homo.
But every house where Love abides
And Friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, nnd home sweet home,
For there the heart ran rest."
Why fear tomorrow, timid heart?
Why trend the future's way?
We only need to do our part
Today, dear child, todaj-.
The past Is written! Close the boo!
un pages sad and gay;
Within the future do not look,
But live today today.
'Tis this one hour that God has given!
His now wo must obey;
And It will make our earth his heaven
To live today today.
After using a bowl of starch do no!
uirow away what remains of the mixture.
Place it on one side, nnd when the starch
has settled pour off the clear water.
Placo the basdn In an oven for a fetf
minutes, nnd when it is taken out the
starch will be found In u hard cake,
which can be put nway ready for us
To remove hot-water iiutks nn polished
tables nnd trbys, make a thin pas'e e'
salad oil and salt, leave it on trie markJ
for an hour, then polish with a dry cloth.
To Keep Light Gloves Clean
Rub with lino breadcrumbs after eaelt
n,tic u nrdnim, ii you auow m-iu i
get very dirty, home cleaning is t-elrtom;
n success, nui treated in tmg way mtr
will look nice for quite a lung time
l MHO SQIWIIS
Large and meat) jut the thine for
vldual aertlng. No liner table delicac:
the banquet, evening dinner or home ep
ine oanquei. evening dinner or Borne tpreu.
Squab sutneaa from tho famous Jersey poul
try bflt rteaunablo prl es and prompt de
literfea anvwhere Careful attcntiun to
mall nnd phone orders.
READING TERMINAL MARKET
Filbert. 2338-m7 Uare, 1M
nuit v. I'lfii.t. officii
SUt & WnrrliiKton A,enur.
Nature's fincit family fuel
$5.50 Peai SJ.50 Nut 7 25 bto.ej 7.M
4 Yrd? M.In Office, 413 N. 3