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burns faster than the other, It augurs
ill for the match.
The girl has the privilege of blow
ing out her candle to find out when
her wedding day will be. She must
stand three paces from it. Every
puff counts for a year's delay in her
wedding, therefore the anxious maid
en will make the first puff long,
strong and sufficient
Cupjd, the postman (some small
family' cherub), may distribute for
tunes to the guests, or pass an old
fashioned grab-bag from which each
may draw his own parcel.
A little bag of rice means an ap
A tiny mitten insures a rejection;
or if a girl draws it, an offer from an
A toy cat or a thimble means
spinsterhood, or bachelordom.
Two parlor matches means a
A torn or broken paper heart in
dicates a divorce.
Two rings mean that the man or
maid will be twice married.
A Japanese paper snake means a
rival will beguile the beloved.
Toy reins' or a bit of harness im
plies a henpecked husband.
Clear glass means single blessed
ness. A pin foretells a most unhappy love
A coin stands for a rich husband
A forked stick means fate in the
form of a widow or widower.
IN THE ELYSIAN FIELDS
Wif ey. looked out cf the window.
"It is time for my spouse to be
coming home," she murmured.
"Ah, there he comes and some
body bas removed the p." Judge.
Edith (conceited) I suppose a lot
of men will be made miserable when
Marie Why, how many men are
you going to marry?
THIS IS MODELED AFTER THE
By Betty Brown
War's effect on neutral fashions
has seldom been more pronounced
than in this splendid coat-dress. Note
the remarkable collar and belt ar
rangements which make this very
simple design look like the most ev
treme of the season.
Observe also that the hat .has
neither brim nor trim. It is a shining
black straw and depends entirely on
its line for beauty and style. Its se
verity is modified by a scrolled veil of
a color matching the dress.