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FALL FASHIONS BY MAYBELLE MORTIMER ?
The autumn styles are exceedingly picturesque, but they do not show
many startling changes from the summer modes.
Gowns are caught up either in front or back so that they will ac
centuate the so-called natural figure, which is flat in. the back and slightly
rounded from below the bust to knees in front,
All the veivety pile clothes will be worn much and the wool velvets
are particularly beautiful. The French call them "peau de peche," and in
truth they are as velvets as the "skin of a peach."
Tailored gowns will be wore more this winter than last, but instead
of the conventional shirt waist the Russian blouse effect in plaids and
bright colors will be worn with black, grey or brown skirts.
Black promises to be the most popular of all colors for tailored frocks',
with brown and dark blue coming next.
Young women will wear plaids, but they must be worn with great
discretion to give a chic effect.
Fur will be worn more than ever; evening gowns as well as street
dresses being profusely trimmed with it. All kinds of fur will be used and
as the higher grades are so expensive as to be almost prohibitive, the
cheaper grades will be very popular even with the best dressers,
Hats will be larger and turned back from the face a rather trying
The "slash" will still remain with us. All tailored skirts will be slashed
somewhere about the hem. Shoes and stockings will match the gowns
except when black is worn, then one may expect to see fancy hose with
black low shoes.
Fancy faistcoats will be worn much with dark coats and skirt and
belts. Slashes will be seen on almost all gowns.
Peach Blanc Mange.
Make a peach jelly by thickening
a cup of peach pulp with one and
three-fourths tablespoons of gelatine
dissolved in a little water and adding
sugar and lemon juice to taste. Mold
in a single layer between two of plain
blanc mange. Turn out upon a plate,
garnish the top with half of a fresh
peach and decorate the base with a
border of alternate peach slices and
Blueberry and Currant Preserves.
Five pounds of blueberries, one
pound of currents, six pounds of
sugar. Bofl currants and drain off
juice. Add to blueberries. Place layer
of berries in preserving kettle. Add
layer of sugar, then another layer of
berries, then sugar until all are used.
Bring slowly to boiling point and boil
slowly until thick. Put in small glass
jars. Cover with parafflne.
Keep an eye on the way you stand
and sit Remember the muscles
which keep man in an upright posi
tion are on the back of the calf of the
leg, the back of the trunk and the
back of the neck. The more they
are trained to hold up the body the
easier it will be.
The greatest number of runners
ever contesting in a single race ran
through the streets of New York re
cently in a 12-mfle Marathon. The
runners taking part were 1,600 in
number, and there were 300 prizes.
.Since 1900 86' men and boys have
been killed In the prizering. Martyrs
to the manly art of self-defense, or
else martyrs to the lust for blood and
cash. But they all died in vain, so
far as Hiram Johnson's progressive
state is concerned.