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THE WASHINGTON HERALD, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 1915.
Iievoted to the Household, the fashions
end the ActivlUes.
JIA1IY MARSHALL Edlrtr.
DAILY DEPARTMENT OF THE
OTCorrespondenee ts Invited. Address
11 communications to the ,Wiman'i
Editor of The Washington Herald.
TIIUBSDAT, SEPTEMBEB 16. ISIS.
CHANCE FOR DISAGREEMENT.
What Mrs. Belmont said in San
Francisco Tuesday about the future
of women's political party organiza
tion has started no small amount of
"Let us plead with you to form no
alliance with any existing man's po
litical party," she said in her speech
to the delegates of the Women Vot
ers' Convention. "For twenty cen
turies, remember, you have been led
to believe your work was to patch up
the evils germinated by man's so
On the one side of the argument is
the feeling that political parties as
they are today "man-made" political
parties are not all that one might de
sire; the feeling that if an opportu
nity comes for the new organization of
any body of voters every opportunity
ought to be taken to keep it free from
the evils that have crept into the oldi
order of things.
Then, on the other hand, there is
the conviction on the part of many
of the most able suffrage enthusiasts
that the best results in politics will
be obtained when women work side
by side with men. And it wouldn't
be hard to dig up facts to show that
where women's influence in politics
has been most beneficial there has
been co-operation of men and women.
Isn't Mrs. Belmont rather stretch
ing her optimism when she assumes
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would be freer from fault than those
Wasn't Thoreau right when he
said: "The kitchen should be a
frank and friendly part of the house?"
Even when you yourself do not have
to spend more than a few moments a
day in that kitchen, don't you like to
have a place that has individuality
that is, as Thoreau puts it, "a friend
ly part of the house?"
When the kitchen of our grand
mothers and great-grandmothers,
with its open hearth and blazing logs,
its spit and crane, passed out of ex
istence much of its picturcsqucness
went with it. Xew ideas about kitch
en sanitation, and new labor-sav-
ing devices seemed to take the color
out of the one-time colorful kitchen.
But just lately wc arc finding that
the truly up-to-date, perfectly sani
tary kitchen can still be "friendly."
There can be flowers growing in the
sunshiny window in winter and a
asc of flowr! or foliage in the sum
mer. The curtains at the window can
be of attractive design and always
spotlessly clean Rows of shining
kitchen utensils are as attractive now
as they were in the days of our
Orra! an Oram
LtXCIIEOX OR Mjprun.
101 and Keans Lettuce Salad
Aprle Sago Puddtnz
Frenrh Chops with Trie" Tomatoes
Hashed Rroun I'utatoes
Oracire and Green Vepm Salad
Chocolate Wane Mane
Ham cjoquettes Beat one cupful of
finely chopped cooked ham w ith two egs
nnd two cupfuls of mashed potatoes.
Season with butter, fait and a dash of
cayenne pepper. Shape Into croquettes,
j oil In breadcrumbs and egg. and fry
in deep fat.
Apple saso pudding Soak one cupful
of sago in a quart of water for an hour.
Pare and quarter six tart apples and
steam them until tender. Put them in
a dish, boll the sago until clear, and
Tour oct the apples Serve cold wlih
cream and sugar.
French chops with fried tomatoes
Slice large tomatoes half an inch thick
and dip in flour seasoned with salt and
pepper. Fry until brown. Serve a small
broiled chop on each slice.
TODAY'S BEAUTY HINTS
To whiten and beautify the com
plexion permanently we have found
no better preparation than a lotion
made by dissolving four ounces of
spurmax in a half pint of hot water.
tnen adding two teaspoontuls glycer
in. This removes any pimples, shiny,
muddy or sallow appearance,' and'
will make anyone's skin clear, smooth
and velvety. It does not show or nib
off like powder: in fact, it seems a
part of the skin; and for removing
tan and freckles is uncqualed.
It is necessary to shampoo more
frequently in the warmer weather be
cause of excessive dust and (he fact
that the head perspires more and is
usually more exposed to the weather.
The easiest to use and quickest dry
ing shampoo that we can recommend
-to our readers can be prepared very
cheaply by dissolving a teaspoonful
of canthrox, obtained from your drug
gist, ina cup of hot water. This
rubbed into the scalp creates a thick
lather, soothing and cooling in its
action, as well as very beneficial to
scalp and hair. After rinsing, the
scalp is fresh and clean, while the
hair dries quickly and evenly, devel
oping a bright luster and a soft fluf
fines that makes it seem very heavy.
WHEN A MAN IS MARRIED
.Why Is It that nowadays when one Is
about to become a buyer of anything, no
matter what, he almost Instantly finds
himself regarding the salesman with su'
plclon? An uncomfortable feeling that
the person who plans to take his money
in exchange for an article has concealed
in his sleeve a stiletto pervades him. and.
instinctively, he watches that Individ
ual with the stealth of the pugilist in the
I offered this hefty bunch of thoughts
to Myra one day. and drew forth tho
cryptic comment that conditions in the
modern world were responsible.
"It Is entirely too bad that it should
be so, Myra." I said.
"I agree with you. Robert." she. return
ed, "but, unfortunately, it is too true.
"Well. I don't think we ought to feel
that way," I explained ponderously
"I've a theory that I would like to test."
"Don't test any theories when you are
shopping. ' was my wife s warning.
I had occasion both to buy a pair of
socks and to try out my theory yester
day. In a shop near the office, I held
conversation with a blandtloquent sales
man anent the wearing qualities of lisle
and fiber silk. He was unquestionably a
most persuasive sort of gentleman, and
It was easy for me to disabuse my mind
of any knife up his sleeve. I met his
overtures in the spirit of camaraderie,
which, I told myself, should characterize
all patrons of our great and honest mer
chandizing stores. What nonsense, ft
thought, to harbor even the suggestion of
a suspicion regarding those who offer
articles for sale, or of the articles them
selves! Too long have we. In this modern
day, been careless creatures, who, with
out any reason, have Inputed chicanery
to those who have done us the favor of
taking our money for the things where
withal we clothe our backs and solace
And then came the brilliant Idea. Why
not start a propaganda in favor of con
fidence in the people who sell things to
us? Why not Interest the newspapers in
a campaign along this line? Surely the
man who makes an honest living by
selling things, whether they be clothes.
DAILY SHORT STORY
A Peacemaker at Work
By EI.LIS BROWNE.
(Coryriiht. 1515. br JlcClure Newar-aper Syndicate.)
If he had not been held to the use of
form letters for the principal part ot
his correspondence with prospective cus
tomers Henry Walker's grouch would
have got itself into his letters to a dis
astrous extent. Form letters, however,
did not hide his personality from the
stenographers who passed blithely Into
and di'gustef I out of his employ at the
rate of at least ten a ear.
The office force usually took no especial
notice of a new one except to classify her
as the meek or the medium or the me
teoric kind, but on the morning that Al
berta Rankin came striding into the de
partment and calmly surveyed Walker,
a sense of something unusual Impending
was felt all through that part of the of
fice. A3 Walker turned from a card file he
had been rapidly finserins and reached
for the telephone, he looktd up and met
the calm, gray eyes of this tall, clear
skinned, black-haired girl.
He naused with his hand on the re
ceiver, and then, as if to emphasize the
fact that he considered the entrance of
a mere new stenographer of no especial
moment, he called for a number ani
concluded his conversation before saying
anything to her.
"I'm sent to you by the typewriter peo
pie," she said, as she handed Walker a
card of introduction from the agency.
"All right. Miss Rankin." said Walker.
referring to the card. "Here's a book with
our form letters In It, and each one Is
numbered: so when I say a certain num
ber. vou'Il know how to proceed. See
"Sure." The one word was all, but it
made Walker more uncomfortable than
tho usual senseless questions asked by
beginners at this point In his explanation
of the work.
"You'll have to see that your desk is
stocked with supplies. If you don't find
what you have to have, one of these
clerks over at the files will show you
where the storeroom Is. Be .ready for
work In five minutes."
"I'm ready now," was the surprising
reply, as she took a pencil from the desk
and observed at a glance that the sta
tionery stand on the desk held the neces
sary paper, carbon and envelopes.
Walker grunted In reply. Indicated a
chair, and by the time she had seated
herself he was dictating the opening par
agraph of a letter and giving her the
number of the form to embody In It. The
work progressed uneventfully until. Just
before closing time that afternoon. Wal
ker had difficulty in getting a telephone
number he w anted, and. as he slammed
the telephone receiver on to its hook he
almost swore at the stupidity of the
operator and of women In general.
"Ouch!" said Alberta, holding both
hands to one cheek as If she had been
slapped. "You must have got stung good
and proper by some woman to acquire
such an ingrowing grouch against all of
"Look here, young woman! Who do
you think you are, and who do you
think you're talking to, I'd like to know?"
"Well, as for me. I'm a human being,
and I suggest that you remember It when
you speak to me. As for you, why you're
human, too. I suppose, under that bear
like disguise you put on when women
come on the scene."
Alberta concluded this astounding re
mark with an audacious laugh, but she
looked so frankly into the frowning eyes
of Walker that before he knew It he was
beginning to smile himself. Then she
added "Nursing a grievance always;
makes It grow, you know; besides, maybe
that woman who stung you had a griev
ance, too. You know a difference between
two people has got to have two sides to
it or the difference Just isn't there."
"Hy George." said Walker, pushing his
papers away from him and turning In
nis cnair unui ne sai sqaiarciy lacing
Alberta. "T believe I'll lust te'.l vou a
thing or two about that difference."
Then he told her of having been en
gaged to a stenographer n few years be
fore, and of how they quarreled because
the girl became active Sn a club of office
women, who spent most of their Sundays
on long crow-country walks. 'taking their
dinners and suppers at roadside hotels or
"I Insisted that it wasn't respectable."
he continued, "for a lot of girls to 5e
gallivanting over the country that way;
she said she needed the air and the com
panionship of her own kind, and I said
that she'd develop Into a freakish fem
inist If she got too much cf the society
of those women, and she said walking
over the country was as genteel as play
ing pool or going to the ball games, and
that If I tried to map out everything she
did before we married I'd expect her to
lose all the Identity ine had aftctward.
nnd so -on and on. That might have all
been smoothed out all right If I hadn't
happened to be on an Interurbon ei- the
next Sunday and passed that pang of
women, and what were they doing but
walking along In a row, each ona with
j her hands on the shoulders of the one In
irom oi ner, ana me one at ne very
rear called out to my to Alice, who was
at the head ot the line: et a move on
groceries, land or houses, is an bonest
man. Not for one moment would he Inv
pose upon the Individual who placed
trust In him. If the general buying pub
lic could only be brought to an unselfish
view of the disinterestedness of the sales
agent, the grocer", drygoods and cloth
ing clerks, and their employers, what a
happy place In which to live this old
world would be!
The voice of the sock salesman awoke
me from my reverie. "Permit me to ree
ommend these goods with the greatest
possible emphasis," he smiled, and in
that smile I was content.
Ah! I had discovered that Inherently
this salesman wjis honest. Had b not
so Intimated? I reasoned it out that by
the same token all other salesmen must
be honest. And, of course. It followed
that their employers also were honest.
We, on the buying side of the fence, had
been to blame. Our lack of confidence
In these very people had produced the
untoward results which we were too
quick to lay at their doors. And so I
bought the socks.
"Myra!" I exclaimed, as I entered my
home last night, "I've tested my theory,
and It works."
"And what was your theory?" she
wanted to know.
I handed her the package, and explain
ed to her In detail that which I have al
ready taken the liberty to weary you
with. Friend Husband. She listened at
tentively as she' examined my purchase.
"And so you think. Robert, that if we
who buy things In the stores would be
less suspicious of those who sell us things
In the stores there would be no more
"I certainly do. Myra." I was very
Myra laughed. "Robert." she said, as
she handed me the socks, "these things
are moth eaten." J
I am filled with unspeakable sadness In
having to typewrite this, but, alas! It
must be done. With one fell swoop Myra
had knocked the props from under my
theory. I hadn't noticed the moth holes
at the store.
l you, Alice. If you expect to make that
Walker of ours go all the gaits you'll
have to learn to go some yourself." Then
they all cackled like Uie lot of hens they
were, and I never went near Alice again,
and don't even k-.ow what has become ot
Toward fhe latter part of his narrative
Walker had been fumbling with a paper
weight on his desk, and wheu he looked
up at Alberta he was surprised and em
barrassed to see her shaking with sup
"And to think," she said, "that I wis
the Innocent cause of this grouch strik
ing in so deep! I was the very girl who
made that fool remark to Alice, but I'll
vow I hadn't thought of it since and I
don't suppose she has either. I feel
crushed to think I didn't make enough of
an Impression on you to make you re
member me as well as my silly talk "
Walker was too much surprised to do
anything more than stare for a few mo
ments. and Alberta presently became
more serious than he had thought pos
sible for her. "Why. Sir. Walker, you've
done that girl a serious Injustice. She
went Into that walking club because the
doctors had told her that outdoor exer
cise was all that would prevent a nervous
collapse, and rather than urden you
with a nervous wife or be compelled to
break the engagement, she went In f'-r
everything she could afford. She's strong
er and better looking than ever now. I
see her often, but as I didn't know you
at all, she never mentioned you to me. 1
heard of you through others, out had for
gotten your name. Now, you see." she
concluded, "there are two sides to a dif
ference. Don't you feel pretty much
ashamed of yourself?" Alberta asked
no more, for a glance at the man was a
sufficient answer to her question. For
several minutes, during which the closing
bell rang, he said nothing.
"Yes," he began slowly, "I'm enough
ashamed to tell Alice so If I thought
she'd listen to me. Do you suppose she
"Oh. no telling what a girl will do."
laughed Alberta. "I wouldn't forgive you
to save your neck, but Alice Is such a
dear, unselfish thing there's no telling
what she might do. I'll tell you what I'
will do If you say so, though; I'll tele
phone Alice right now and fix up soma
scheme to bring you two together.
"If you can manage It; but how on
earth could you?"
"Oh, pshaw! Leave that to roe," Al
berta reached for the telephone- and
called for a 'number. "May 1 speak to
Miss Mills? Hello, Alice, this Is
Bert. I Just happened to stumble onto
something today that you lost and for
got about ages ago. At first glance, you
may not think it's worth picking up in
the road, but I'm going to bring It by
tonight and let yotr, give It the "once
over.' Never mind now; no questions
asked. No, it's not the cameo pin.
and you could guess from now till dooms
day without coming anywhere near It.
Once upon a time I'd have said.
It's a bear,' but that expression Is out
of date now. I'll bring It over at 8
o'clock tonight. Good-by."
Turning to the bewildered Walker, she
added: "And you Just put that grouch
In the waste basket and come for me to
night promptly at a quarter to 8."
CEEDIT MEN PLAN NEW WOEK
Waxhlnston Association Hold Meet
Inn at Ncrr.Ebbltt Hotel.
At a meeting of the Washington As
sociation of Credit Men yesterday at
the New Ebbltt, plans for a new de
partment of credit were outlined.
It was decided to participate with
the Virginia association In a meet
ing to be held at Richmond, Novem
ber 5. A delegate will represent the
Washington ass'ocfatlon at the con
ference. President McKee being absent. ,the
meeting was In charge of Vice Presi
dent A. J. May. A committee of
which Carl C. Mueller is chairman
had charge of the luncheon.
Purple Is Autumn'- Favorite.i
In the realm of fashion, where
many delightful rumors come true. It
Is said that purple will be a favored
color for summer and autumn. Soft
shades and wistaria, as well as the
very deep shades of reddish purple,
all bid for recognition. Dark colors
have already gained such prominence
one sees little of the bright colors.
The tango and other brilliant harsh
colors which have been so popular,
have entirely passed, and black and
navy blue are most favored by fash
ion leaders for suits, dresses and
In line with the craze for things
black and white are the new hand
bag of silk, which have striped lin
ing; to match, or in direct, contrast.
are gay ly. lined with flowered satins or
silk. The handles are of the black and
white silk or of black moire, as when
the baa; Is all black, ornamented with
the gilt clasps.
What the War Has Done
Charming "Peg o' My Heart," Who Is Coming Here Next
Week, Peeps Into Dame Fashion's Wardrobe and
Tells Us What She Sees.
M !-. r.avr f
September 16 Anna Kingsford-
Anna Kingsford. who was born in Eng-
land, September 16. iV, was one of the
most successful of English women phy
sicians of the last century as well as
writer on religious subjects of no small
renown. She was a member of the es-
tablished Church of England nnd married
a young clergyman when she was 21. but
three years later she Joined the Roman
Catholic Church, being a convert of Car
dinal Manning, himself a convert. She
thereupon took the name of Annie Mary
Magdalen Maria Johanna. Not long after
this she purchased the "Lady's Own Pa
per, of which she became the sole edi
tor, conducting In its pages a crusade
In 1874 she went to Paris determined
to become a physician, and studied med
icine in the famous schools and hospitals
of the French capital. Mrs. Klngsford's
next object of interest was vegetarianism
and the book. "The Perfect Way in
Diet," which had a wide circulation, was
the result of this fad. Having received
her degree In Paris, Mrs. Ivingsford es
tablished her&elf as a physician in Lon
don, where she soon built up a flourish
ing practice, gaining great success with
women patients. Her nc-j Interest was
theosophy, and soon after she founded
the Hermetic Society In her effort to rec
oncile the truths of Eastern religions
with those of Christianity. Her death
was due to a cold, contracted on her way
to Pasteur's laboratory In London during
a severe storm. Mrs. Klngsford was an
unusually brilliant conversationalist and
was noted for her exquisite beauty. She
was one of the pioneers In the movement
In England for higher education for
Place one on a dark wall where
will catch the light.
Mirrors should be well dusted and
the frames lightly wiped with a clean
soft cloth. The best thing to rub up
the glass is a pad of old soft news
paper. TODAY'S FASHION NOTE.
Dame Fashion has been very gener
ous In her output of tailored cos
tumes for fall wear, but nothing more
delightful has appeared than this suit
ot checked suiting trimmed with fancy
buttons. With the full skirt comes a
jacket that Is plaited below the raised
belt and shaped pockets at the sides.
The front retains the panel effect that
Is so smart this -season and the col
lar Is of the plaid suiting;, five yards
of Bt-lnch material being- required for
the costume. -" i
Pictorial Review Jacket Ho. uu.
Sixes. 14 to 20 years. Price, l 5 cents.
Skirt No. S97S. Sixes, 14 to 20 years.
Price. 15' cents. '
Pictorial Review Patterns
On Sale, at
"I have peeped into the new wardrobes
of some of the most fashionable women
of America," says "Peg o' My Heart."
who is coming back to Washington next
week, "and I'd rather talk clothes than
anything else. Most women would at
this time of year when the very atmos
phere seems to Inspire the subject. We
are all so tired of our old things and
even when the thermometer stands at 30
women like to think of the frocks they
will wear when autumn comes."
"Do you think that the war has affect
ed the newest fashions?" was the next
question put to "Peg."
"War, ever since the creation of fash
ions, has had its Influence on modes,"
she said. "The Influence of this war on
fashions ,can be observed now especially
In the Russian tunic lines advocated by
the best designers. Of course, there was
the high military stock, but though they
will be worn a great deal we have be
come used to them. The Russian tunic
Is the newest sign of war influence on
"An afternoon frock that has especial
ly caught my fancy Is quite different
from anything that has been generally
seen. It Is In that choice color, tete dc
negre. A chiffon tunic running around
the satin petticoat like a spiral staircase
Is edged with four-Inch velours ribbon
edged in turn with an Inch moire, the
beginning ane the end finished with a
wonderful tassel. The corsage Is chif
fon, loose and blousy, and a big, queer
burnt orange rose holds the girdle In
front. The toque, the only one of Its
kind so far in existence, is of Chinese
feather, with a tango fantasy of paradise,
So simple and yet so costly and Cx-
"Another gown Is of silver cloth and a
lace tunic of delicate weave so light It
cojld almost be pulled through a bangle
with ropes and ropes of pearls, which
form the corsage and the sleeves.
"Still another very delightful one Is
white and black charmeuse with a tunic
of two colors combined In strands of
chenille, from which dangle brilliants and
a queer celnture of glistening black tulle
are hung with Jet tassels to Induce them
Into proper position.
Long Derore the com weather really
comes we have drifted the way of all
feminine flesh to early winter hats. We
have had for some time a strange obses
sion for dark colored headgear, and our
winter bonnets are still conforming with
this whim. The new shapes, most of
them black velours, are of the most en
chanting description, and sufficiently
beautiful In themselves to do away with
anything but the slightest ornamentation.
"The part of 'Peg,' you know. Is
crude sort of creature," went on the
charming actress who Is to play this role
next week, "with a lot of Innate charm
and an abundance of magnetism. She
has never been accustomed to wearing
pretty dresses, and the only one she
adores is 'the one I go to mass In.' This,
a very simple dress bordered with cheap
lace. Is her Idea of the epic of fashion,
and so, when she enters the household of
her stylish relatives and Is told that she
will have to be reoutfitted, she remarks
that she cannofsee how the mass dress
can be Improved on. However, the good
taste of Mrs. Chlcester prevails, and she
Is adorned with two very stunning frocks,
and she wears them with the natural
grace of the true Irish lass, who, tradi
tion says, looks good In anything."
"The stars incline, but do not compel."
Thursday, September 16, 1015.
According to astrology, this is an un
favorable day, for the Su- Mars. Ju
piter and Urr- ; are all In malefic as
pect They who are wise will pursue routine
affairs with circumspection and will
avoid all Important Initiative.
It Is an exceedingly unpropltious time
for seeking favors of any sort. Political
preferment Is under an especially bad
Persons who wield power are warned
that they may expect the most bitter
criticism In the coming months. Secret
foes will be prevalent In all public af
fairs. Mars again Indicates military activity
and Mexico gives reason to expect
trouble, if the horoscope Is read aright.
While danger from foreign powers
menaces the seers declare that the na
tion's first peril Is due to Internal
causes. Strikes and riots, long foretold,
will be more serious as the autumn ad
vances. Uranus today Indicate that explosives
will continue to give alarm In the United
States. Since the seers first predicted
loss of life due to the evil influence of
this planet, as read in the stars, condi
tions have become more threatening and
Jupiter's adverse power today dis
courages loans and cautions bankers and
brokers to bo exceedingly guarded In
all their business operations.
The Far East continues to be under
a sinister away, which will precipitate
bloodshed and ruin.
The Hawaiian Islands are threatened
by conditions that will be most unfor
tunate for the commercial welfare of
The death of a foreign ruler Is prog
nosticated. He will be wounded in bat
tle. It Is foretold, but will survive his
Injuries for a time.
The end of this month Is held as un
lucky for Wall Street. Speculation
should be avoided.
x-ersons wnose oirtnaate it Is may
meet many difficulties In the coming
year. They should not lend money.
Those who are employed may lose their
Children born on this day may be
light-hearted and careless. Girls may
marry well, but may encounter serloun
vicissitudes. These subjectc of Virgo
have Mercury as their principal ruling
Edicts of the French Modistes.
The French designers say full skirts
will not last. Hips are still flat, and
there i3 no sign of a curve In them,
but the normal waist line may lead
to the small wnltt, which. In turn, .will
call for rounding; b'.ps.
Designers show s dedlit, to revert to
the Louis V fashion of the small el
bow sleeve, with Its deep ruffle of
Quite the latest ttlns in dance pet
ticoats are the loeso scalloped, or petal
flounced skirt, as they sre called. The
petticoat is of organdie, in sheath
model to the knee. From it depends a
flounce of scallops or petals six inches
wide, gathered full enough to hang
close together, though each scallop
Is trimmed all the way around the
flounce by a beading through which
the ribbon Is run.
The flounces are of dotted Swiss
lace and Insertion trimmed, of dainty
shadow embroidery, m dainty ruffled
net, and In lace meadalllons, with lace
lasertlon and edging-. Two other new
petticoats worth mentioning: are the
ones in pique and satlne. They have
darts enough to fit well without being;
bulky, and are finished with six-inch
embroidered or tucked ruffles at the
bottom. Their special appeal Is that
they are not transparent under thin
(owns. - '
M i ''W fa: ft ::h
THE ONE-RECIPE IDEA.
If you will look carefully over all your
collection of recipes, you will find that in
each class of foods there are a few baste
recipes. That is to say, cream soups
require a cream or white sauce
foundation, and a flavoring, usually In
the form of a vegetable puree. Break
fast muffins are made up of liquid, flour,
a leavening agent and something for
flavor sugar, egss. salt or butter. There
are certain proportions between liquids
nnd flour in the arious sorts of batters
ustd in fritters, griddle cakes, cake, muf
fins and waffles. And knowing these, it
it possible to vary the unessential In
gredients at will. Blanc mange", gelatine
desserts, custards all are made with a
fundamental relation between the differ
ent ingredients used at the bottom of
your particular recipe.
So if you work out the basic recipe for
all the different foods that you are In
the habit of cooking, you can really sim
plify your recipes and make the work of
A thin batter, from which fritters, grid
dle cakes, wafflea and tome other things
arc made, contains equal parts of flour
A thick batter, from which cakes and
muffins are made, contains two parts of
flour to one of liquid.
For both, a level ttaspoonful of baking
ponder Is used for each half cupful of
flour, and an eighth of a teaspoonful ot
Cake, of course, has more sugar than
muffins, and any number of eggs may be
added. For muffins cornmeal. graham
flour or any other flour can be substi
tuted in whole or in part for the white
flour and there you have a tremendous
variety in muffins and cakes at your An
Now. suppose you have a particularly
satisfactory cake recipe. By adding cin
namon, ground cloves and a little allspice.
you have a spice cake. By adding half a
cupful each of raisins and currants you
have a raisin cake. By adding chopped
nuts, you have a nut cake, and by add
ing a third of a cupful of cocoa you have
With baked custard It is the same.
Choose a reliable custard recipe. Then
vary It by substituting strong coffee,
strong cocoa or some other flavor for part
of the milk.
Chicago Protests Grain Bates.
The Chicago Board of Trade yes
terday complained to the Interstate
Commerce Commission that the Ann
Arbor and other railroads are charg
ing too high rates on grain and other I
products from that territory to At
lantic Coast ports for exportation and
to points east of Pittsburgh for do
mestic consumption. The commission
was asked to investigate the rates.
An Englishwoman married to a Ger
man takes her husband's nationality.
No matter how dis
criminating, you will be
pleased with Elk Grove
Golden & Co.
922-928 la. Ave.
AT THE .THEATERS NEXT WEEK
Bela.co "Pea- o My Heart."
Oliver Morosco hasplcked two won
derful winners, and the public is won
dering what will be his next choice
whether It w,IH be a play with four words
In the title as "The Bird of Paradise" and
"Peg o' My HeartX
But there is something besides numeri
cal value In the title "Peg o' My Heart"
which has a significance, a meaning all
Its own, and gave assurance of a fortune
to author and manager. The omission of
the little letter 'T in "or has been
called to the mind of millions of people:
and undoubtedly It has had a psychologi
cal effect. The first impression it had
upon the public mind was one of curios
ity. This gave place Instantly to a bet
ter feeling and a different attitude to
wards one's fellowman and the world In
general. Then the nubile Individualized
the title's subject matter. Everybody
went to the box office and bought a ticket
to see who this Peg who had gotten into
somebody's heart might be. Nobody has
ever been disappointed. And Peg is Just
fcs warm In the affections of the public
today as she was when she made her
first tow some years ago.
If this were not the case, she would
not come back to the Belasco again. But
she is headed this way and will play at
this theater next week, when Florence
Martin will play the leading character.
-Under the Red Robe.'
The Poll Players will turn next week
from the extravagant comedy of modern
farce, as exemplified In "Excuse Me,"
this week, to the dashing romance of the
costume drama. "Under the Red Robe."
"Under the Red Robe" was produced In
New York some ten years ago. with a
cast including William Faversham. J. E.
Dodson, Robert Edeson, Jameson Lee
Finney, and Viola Allen.
In the Poll production next week A. H.
Van Burcn will be seen In the Faver
sham role, that of the dashing hero, who
Is condemned by Cardinal Klcneneu, Due
who redeems himself by his valor and
wins the hand of the heroine, Renee. the
part allotted Miss Rlttcnhouse.
Mark Kent will be seen In the pic
turesque role of the famous cardinal,
and other members of the Poll orgalnza
tlon will be congenially cast.
The costumes will be most elaborate
and colorful, while the scenery will be
out of the ordinary.
There will come to Keith's next week
the latest vaudeville musical comedy.
"Safety First." written by Tom Gray,
the author of "She's In Again." and
staged by Ned Wayburn. Co-starring
In It are Sophye Barnard, the prima
donna comedienne of "The Red
Widow" fame, and Lou Anger, the
dialect comedian. A terpsichorean ar
tist of Broadway. Bonnie Glass. Is an
other stellar addition, assisted by
lions. Rudolph and her own personal
Sherbo orchestra. Kate Ellnore and
Sam Williams In their newest version
of "The Hunter and the Hunteress,"
Hermlne"Shone and company in a com
edy; Ota Gygi. the Spanish court vio
linist: Al. Herman. "The Black
Laugh;" Irene and Bobble Smith, the
Morin sisters, are other inclusions.
The Sunday concerts will comprise
the bill of the current week.
Gayety "The Liberty filrls with
In Jack Conway and "The Liberty
Girls" company come to the Gayety
next week. The principal comedy role3
are taken by Jack Conway, who is
assisted by Etta"-Joerns. Kathryn
Dickey, Jennie Ross, Sam Bachcn. Billy
Petrie. Jerry O Donnell. Jack Kerns,
and Thad Packard. The two musical
burlettas presented are entitled "Hotel
De Blink" and "When Business Is
Good." and are said to be full of
laughable situations. Among the
novelties offered by this company will
be a travesty introduced In the first
act of Plauquette's comic opera, "The
Chimes of Normandy." Other inova
tlons will be the Flying Sherwoods,
who will present their trapeze death
defying; venture, "Leaping Through
Space," as produced by them In the
music halls of Europe. The entire
program is described by the manage
ment as a delightful picture of light
effects, elaborate scenery, attractive
costumes, and diverting- dancing- num
bers. What Is in
Suppose a man went through
would be a "NOBODY."
The USE we make of our names is a mighty big factor in
John Smith no doubt is an honest grocer; his store is cool,
comfortable, and roomy; he sells only first-class goods;
his prices are reasonable; his clerks are courteous; his
delivery system is modern, prompt, and accommodating.
But what hope has John Smith of ever becoming a "mer
chant prince" if those facts concerning his stor and
name are known only in his immediate neighborhood?
But there is a business-building method which John Smith
can employ, as well as those business men who, strictly
speaking, would not call themselves merchants. I mean
the plumbers, gardeners, carpenters, painters, lawn-tenders,
chimneysweeps, masons, well-diggers, rug-beaters,
hand men who work by the day or job. The Washington
Herald's Want Columns offer an equal opportunity to each
Mrs. Jones, who lives just around the corner, may know all
about you. Probably she would buy of you anyway. She
KNOWS you. But Mrs. Brown, over on the other side of
. town, and Mrs. Moneybags, whose fine country estate is
just a few miles out have THEY heard of your ability
or your fair prices?
Would it not be a businesslike thing to TELL THEM
about yourself, in the newspaper they ALL read, particu
larly when it costs so little?
25 cents will buy a 25-word advertisement in the Want
Columns, that will go before 33,000 people. Somebody in
that vast crowd probably wants YOUR.sort of work per
formed. Somebody RIGHT NOW wants to buy what you
have to sell, but you can't expect him to come to you
when he doesn't even know your name or anything about
TELL HIM. Start TOMORROW.
Mystery will be 'the dominating feature
of the lcadling attraction which wQI
head the Cosmos bill the latter half of
this week, beginning with the matinees
today. H. J. Cunningham, with his
company, will present an offering new
to vaudeville in his five Illusions. The
Edelweiss girl, assisted by Baron Ar
senlan. will feature songs and' shooting;
Pescland Termini. Viennese harpist and
violinist; the Blanchard players. Marino
and Sterling, and Joe Kelsey. assisted
by Lou Fern, will be other Inclusions.
The usual added attractions will be'
shown. Next week's big number will be
Barney Williams and his eight summer
girls in an elaborate offering.
The concerts Sunday will present a
concert program, new specialties, and
"Parcel post night" will be an Innova
tion introduced at the Casino tomorrow
night and each succeeding Friday night
of the season.
As they enter the theater for either
of the evening performances, beginning
at 7 and 9 o'clock, respectively, women
patrons will be given numbers, and the
lucky .holders of 200 of these numbers
will be presented with presents.
For next week's bill three numbers vie
for headline positions. These are Harry
Brooks and company. In a comedy
sketch: Paul Pitching and company In
a musical offering, and the Temple Quar
tet. In addition, there are the Combis
brothers, and Hoban and Kelly.
Forty electric fans make the Casino
Theater a cool spot and women who shop
are using the opportunity to leave their
children In charge of competent maids,
always In attendance, while they are en
joying the vaudeville bills.
Lyceum "The Rector Girls."
In the years since burlesque became
one of the standard forms of theatrical
amusement nearly every possible subject
nas Deen taken up by the burlesque
comedians. It remained, however, for
Mr. Don Roth to And the humorous pos
sibilities in a modern department store
and he has turned his discovery to use
In "Breaking Into Society.' 'In which the
Rector Girls company appear at the Ly
ceum Theater all next week. Abe Leav
itt and Al Hllller are the principle fun
makers of the show and are seen as
two merchants. Ray Leavttt and Lester
Pike are the foils for all the comedy.
Beautiful Marion Campbell plays the title
rola In "Breaking Into Society," a wom
an of mystery, while May"I)e Graff Is
the pert stenographer. Lillle De Graff, a
female drummer, and shapely Beatrice
Loftus, the floorwalker; Dorothy Caryle.
and the Three Harmony Girls, sing a
number of catchy songs.
New York Hotel Arrivals.
New York, Sept. IS. Washington peo
ple registered at New York hotels are:
Mrs. B. Flsk. R. W. Benton.
Mrs. W. D. McCoy.Holland House
Herald Square- Mrs. W. H. Clatett
W. C. Miller.
Miss B. M. Taylor. A. L. Peregrine.
Broztell Stinemetx & Son Co.. men's
and women's furnishing goods: 3. M.
Bird, millinery, furs and women's fur
331 Fourth avenue Woodward & Loth
rop. dry goods, etc; Miss D. Collins,
women's neckwear, etc.: Miss S. Eber.
millinery; Mrs. M. Johnson, women's
hosiery and merino underwear; Mrs. J.
C. Nourse, notions, stationery, art em
broidery, etc; Misa I. Steagall. furs.
waists and bathins suits; F. E. Wood
ward, books and magazines; H. Barsch
kles. silks, satins, velvets, plushes, cor
duroys. 4J West Twenty-third street-Palais
Royal, dry goods, etc.; H. J. Roberts,
dress goods, silks and velvets.
127 Die Here in Week.
The report of the health officer
for the week ending- September II
gives the number of deaths in the
District for the week as 127, of which
eighty-two were white and forty-flve
colored. The whites represent an an
nual death rate of 16.6, the colored
life without a name,
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