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THE BROAD AX, CHICAGO, ILL, SATURDAY Jaaaary 21, 1&22.
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Ex-CHy Oil Inspector of Chicago, the He&d Political Leader of the
Old Twenty-First Ward, Who Is Well Known Throughout This
City and County Who Would Make a Tip-Top Candidate for One
of the Trustees of the Sanitary District of Chicago.
Not at .All Misleading.
fbe young reporter had been warned
rtjeatedly against the use of trite ex
pjtsdons In his writeups. However,
It couldn't break the habit and one
jjj be handed In the following ac
cost of a public hanging, then won
g4irhy the editor laughed: "The
t$e crowd which gathered bright and
arty for the hanging at the county
jjS this morning was not kept walt
bg, for the business of the day start
ed off with a swing."
Altogether Too Frank.
when I was 14, a new scholar came
oonrschooL He was a boy, one year
ej junior, and he and I fell deeply
in love with each other. TVe exchanged
i-o icttprs and he thought that I
tu the sweetest girl that he ever
axr Everything was lovely until one
morning I came to scLool with one of
ny eyes all red and swollen and a
big sty on It He looked at me for
tuiiDe, and suddenly exclaimed: "You
homely beast!" That ended our loTe
affair. Chicago Journal.
Neither Alive Nor Dead.
'researches made abroad have
: wn that many micro-organisms can
exposed io-ihetempeijcsre -of li
q 1 air for a period of six months
fjioot any appreciable loss of vital
jt although, at such a temperature,
:. ordinary chemical processes of the
jg cell must cease. The organ
isms In the state just mentioned can
not be said to be either alive or dead,
hi the ordinary acceptation of those
terms. It is hitherto unobtalned con
dition of living matter a third state.
Metals That Burn'.
Metals, if finely powdered, will burn
rapidly. In one recent explosion of
aluminum dust six girls lost their
flves and many more were Injured. An
explosion of hard-rubber dust not long
ago, resulted In the deaths of six
workmen. Within the last few years
there have been many such disasters
In sngar mills, candy factories, spice
raHls, cork factories, drug works, pa
per mills, etc. Any kind of dust that
i combustible will explode if distrib
uted plentifully through the air of a
dosed place and ignited.
Explaining a Domestic Problem.
One reason why it is so bard for a
rata to make his wife pay cash Is be
cause she hasn't got it Galveston
NOISY MODERN JAZZ HAD
FOUNDATION IN NEGRO
By Noah D. Thompson of Los
"Jazz music, as wc know it today,
will not die, hut will survive, in an
other guise," states J. Rosamond
Johnson, colored songster and com
poser now at the Orpheum.
"JazV says Johnson, "is the evo
lution of plantation music At first
the Negro, when brought to Ameri
ca as a slave, had no ideal nor am
bition to sing about He was a happy
and contended character, but he knew
only, of Gcfl and the devil with a big
"b." So e -sang of these and thus
we have wPat is known, as the spiritu
als. Then came love into his souL
He sang of Dinah & hU Mantjy and
we have bat was known as "coon
songs" is 4ays past
"Latere free mas, he araea -
ey. He spent macs oi a "
and becanf; the dandy and the aaee.
Brevity, the Soul of Wit.
As a street car arrived at a transfer
point In Montreal a woman who had
been riding on the car commenced to
argue with the conductor about a
transfer which a conductor on another
car had given her. She blocked the
car entrance and kept a crowd of Im
patient people from getting on. Hav
ing completed a long and perfectly In
coherent story, she got off, much to
the relief of the conductor. Turning
to a roan on the platform, the con
ductor shook his head sadly and re
marked: "She ain't well P Harper's
Taking the Rattle Out of Rattlesnake,
In a combat between a diamond rat
tlesnake and a blue racer, the latter
was victorious over his more virulent
adversary. Dnring the fight, reports
a writer in Science, the racer was
badly bitten by the ruttlef ; whereup
on the former worked his way to a
patch of weeds and bit Into the stems,
extracting the Juice, after which be
returned to renew the fray. This pe
culiar Derformance was repeated in a
short time, when the racer again re
turned and destroyed the rattlesnake.
Huge Apple Tree.
At Meeth gardens, Helston, Corn
wall, England, Is a remarkable apple
tree planted over seventy years ago.
It needs a 35-stave ladder to reach
the top branches, and the tree Is
dome shaped, with branches reaching
to the ground. When underneath the
tree it looks libe a room capable of
holding over 200 persons. It Is re
ported to te the largest apple tree in
Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, and
this season was loaded with fruit of
very fine quality estimated to weigh
over two tons.
Joy Breaks Hearts.
Hearts do break, according to a
noted heart specialist but very seldom
of grief. He says he has seen an an
imal rupture Its heart througn joy.
and It is nearly always joy that breaks
the heart What- happens is that vio
lent emotion causes a chemical sub
stance to be poured into the blood,
which stimulates the nerves of the
heart The blood vessels are con
tracted and the heart has to pump
against a greatly Increased resistance.
Emotion causes more cases of heart
failure than hard work.
Coon songs became ragtime, which
later became syncopation. Then un
rest took hold of the Negro and the
syncopation, with its even rhythm,
became the jazz which .is nothing
more or less than several rhythms
played as one. Instead of one mel
ody, readily distinguishable, jazf,
when properly played, is several dif
ferent rhythms played by several
groups of instruments at the same
time. It is founded on the same prin
ciple on which are based our sympo-
nies and big overtures.
"In fact," continued the jazz artist,
WI know of many cases where jazz
has aided in the appreciation of the
works of pur great music-masters, for
the ear trained to follow the several
rhythms of jazz has appreciated fully
the numerous strains, blended into
one musical whole, which have made
the great symphonies and works o.
art what they are."
Johnson and his quintet of jazz ar
tists are appreciated by cry class" of
American mnsic lovers. Particularly
is this true of the Indians whose
blood relatives in Caugbnawaga, Can
ada, through Chief Clear Sky of the
Iroquois tribe, made Johnson a sub
rt,;.f nf the tribe, giving him tne
name of Red Star. A ceremony at
tended the induction of the jazz artist
:. .- 4K which was done as a
token of the Indians appreciation of
Johnson's composition of several In
dian songs, one of which he mp
when Indians, are in attendance at the
performance. The prince of Wales is
also a. suhchief in the Iroquois tribes,
having been adopted hyhejtribe dar
ing his visit toCanada aear or so
IN BAY FABRICS
fiwwus Seasonable Wraps Now
Demand All Attention
SUM, STRAIGHT GOATS, GAPES
Evening Outer Garments Have Sleeves
Set Into Wide Armholes, Flaring
Chinese Fashion Fringe In
It Is true, writes a fashion corre
spondent in the New York Tribune,
that those who refuse to observe the
teasons in attire, and are always look
Ins far Into the distance, scanning the
horizon for a new season's styles, al
ready are scouting for models showing
the tendencies of spring.
Fortunately the numbers of ex
tremists In dresx who insist upon
forcing the season are diminishing,
and women In general are dressing
more In accordance with the ther
mometer. Anv npws of spring fash-
Cerise Velvet Mantle, Sleeves Em
broidered in Cerise and Silver;
Gray Fox Cuffs.
Ions at the present time cannot be
other than intimations, many of which
may prove false.
Now Is the time for sumptuous
clothes. There Is no other season so
well suited to them. In midsummer
clothes are beautiful but simple, as
befits that time of year. Gorgeous
ness in dress appears In the winter.
Interesting things have been done
for evening coats. No longer are they
voluminous wraps of costly fabrics,
but rather, handsome coats and capes,
showing great variety In style mate
rial and trimming.
Colors and Fabrics
Much less material Is used in this
winter's evening coats than In those
of patt years. Slim, straight coats
and straight-banging capes are of vel-
vet rich brocade, metal tissue, or fur.
those of fur being surprisingly light In
weight Models of this sort have,
sleeves of Interesting cut, set into
wide armholes and flaring In Chinese
These are draped and wrappy eve
ning coats, less full than those used
heretofore. Many capes; are worn.
These hang in straight lines and are
topped by handsome collars of fur or
velvet A surprising number of vel
vet collars, often in contrasting color,
are used; for Instance, a black Teivet
cape may have a huge ruff of bright
pink velvet peonies,
beautiful colors as well as fabrics, the
evening wrap now excels Itself In this
respect Velvet wraps in startling
hues, such as geranium reds and cycla
men mingle pleasingly with soft grays.
Brocaded velvets and doths, glisten
ing with gold and silver are used.
The Parisian dressmaker has a
craze for sheer metal fabrics and ever
so many French evening wraps an- or
velvet striped with silver tissue. Fre
rmMitlv ther are made entirely of gold
tissue or of a mingling of metal tis
sue and a handsomely brocaded velvet
A model noted recently was a black
velvet striped with steel and trimmed
with black fax.
Fringes Arranged to Simulate Capelet
The fuchsia colorings have not met
with the success that was prophesied
for them, or which one might have ex
pected considering the wonderful
showing of fuchsia shades by the
great French dressmakers in the au
tumn. American dressmakers also-exploited
wraps, dresses and hats to all
the violets, blues and pinks of th
fnchsia blossom, but the American
woman did not show much enthusiasm
over these shades except to admin
them in an impersonal way. PcP
their too frequent appearance kept
women from buying clothes in any of
r. nidv -rants to IB-
Hm a Tosnr man
JHT girl PHTK I" "P he W0Bd
sTthere la anything in the purse ftr
T isersaae Percentafa.
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two ways aboft ddM'iitepayers and spring-ckanlag victlas
WSaASfc n SO
fcen' it works It works hardl-Boste
vest in an expensive garment la t
shade whIch"wDl xjulckty become can
Don and which definitely dites-Jtself
Salient features of'tb'e newe 'eve
ning wraps are straight lines, orna
mental sleeves, pnff collars and waist
length capelet. Sometimes the effect
of a capelet is produced by a band of
embroidery or fur, or by fringe bang
ing from the neckline to the hips
where It is caught up in Mousing ef
fect Interesting models are made
with the capelet and lower portion or
skirt of the coat of fur and the sleeve
and the waist portion of velvet
Ermine Trims Gray' Vefvet Costume.
Among the furs, sable, ermine, fox
and various gray'' frs used, the
latter being featured on gray velvet
wraps. Goat also Is much In evi
dence. Although used on the eve
ning, models of velvet Imported
models of black velvet being lavishly
trimmed with white goaf skin It U
better suited for daytime wear.
A costume worked out In gray and
white consists of a straight full cape
of gray velvet and a gray velvet frock.
The cape is attached to a deep er
mine band, "which forms the collar.
The bottom is cut In deep points.
The frock Is sleeveless and lias a
bateau neckline. Both neck and arm
holes are embroidered In steel beads.
From one side of a low placed girdle
of steel hangs a very full tunic, alsc
cut in points at the bottom. Placing
a tunic on one side only is an un
unal and good method of introduc
ing variety Into a plain chemise style.
Diadem Toque With Shell Embroidery.
An evening wrap from Worth illus
trating several of the new features U
developed In a lovely cerise velvet
with an embroidery of. cerise and sil
ver on the sleeves, whlclrare bordered
with silver gray fox. The collar !
formed of velvet roe in all the lovely
An interesting model Is of royal
blue velvet, lined with silver doth.
This mantle matches a sliver doth eve
ning gown with a scarf train of blue
chiffon. At a recent social event In
Paris a toilette of this description wa
completed with a Lanvin Russian dia
dem toque of silver cloth embroidered'
In small shells,-the greatest embroidery
novelty of the season.
Martial et Armand are having great
success In their cape wraps, richly em
broidered In high colors. One of these
In blue velvet is collared with the
new gray fur wistatcb, a cross-bred
nnlmal of South America, the mother
of which is chinchilla.
Wraps With Huge Petal Ruffs.
Wraps for young girls are made
without trimming, but are mucli elab
orated In the working of the fabric. A
model of tlil sort '"which is a great
Model Developed From Blue and Gold
Brocade, With Deep Band and Col
lar of Mink.
Parisian success and made by Char
lotte, is developed in bright colored
velvet with Intricate handwork on the
shoulders to yoke depth. A very elab
orate collar of the velvet cut In the
tbape of petals forms a huge ruff.
Models of the heavy, somewhat cum
bersome sort of bvercapes sometimes
ending in loog sleeves of the distinct
ly Renaissance types are being worn
in Paris, and copies have been sent to
this country, but apparently they are
too eccentric to make any great ap
peal. All such mantles have very elab
orate fur trimmings, the fur being
used in quantities. r
A successful blending of blue fox
which is called renard fume. Is used
oq many models of this sort It is an
excellent Imitation of the natural blue
fox, there being an underlay of blue
gray fur like the7skin of this some
what rare anlmaL The tips of the
long hairs are reddish brownl
Jet and Jewel Harnesses.
Among the things that add variety
to the evening costume are head
dresses with fans to match, and the
fans made to correspond in color and
fabric with evening dresses. The
American woman shows that she does
not absolutely follow the fashions set
by Paris by not receiving with any
degree of enthusiasm the lace fans In
color toi match gowns, which are so
nromlnent in Paris. Rather have the
women of this country chosen the old
fashioned ostrich feather fan an un
usual thing to do, considering the num
ber of new and novel fans offered.
A set, constertiag, of headdress with
fan to match, seetS recently was effec
tively displayed by a dark-haired wom
an who wore a dress of brown lace
made over a foundation of red silk.
t- oiMBua recently tsid the Sow
4 fixeet magistrate that no. swearing Is
"ins nowadays n uoveni
'Market. This exdnsloa-of all golfers.
is surely rather drastic. Punch (Los
Vast Wealth in City Street
The Chandni ,Chowk. or "Sllvei
street" is the main bazaar of Delhi,
and one of the richest streets In the
world. Many of Its shops are occu
pied by jewelers, whose boards of
precious stones represent fabulous
The Prattle of Children.
Four-year-old John W when vislf
lag his grandparents, was taken ts
Sunday school. The lesson of the. day
was the ever interesting story of "Dan
te! in the Lion's Den" and the teacher
presented It in a manner to keep the
interest of all the children. Bat dur
ing, one of the intervals John W. spoks
up. saying, "Yes. and I saw six little
pigs at the very same circus."
Many supersitlons are connected
with the shoe; for Instance, It is
thought unluckly to put either shoe
on the wrong foot. Because Augustus
Caesar was nearly assassinated by a
mutiny one day when he put on his
left shoe first, a saying has arisen
that the right "shoe" must le put on
first unless its owner wishes to court
misfortune. Pythagoras, old Greek
sage, told his disciples to put their left
foot Into their baths first In Anglo
Saxon marriages the father-in-law
gave the bride's shoe to the bride
groom who touched her on the head
with it to denote Ids lordly authority.
The Old Post Road 178.
The old road between New York
and Albany was. for the greater part
of the way. hut a rough belt through
a virgin forest. Occasionally a farm
er had cleared a few acres, the lawns
of a manor house were open to the
sun, the road was varied by the maj
esty of Hudson and Palisades for a
brief while, or by the precipitous walls
of mountains, so thickly wooded that
even the wind barely fluttered their
somber depths. . . . Gertrude Ath
erton. Porteous Riots.
The Scotch Porteous riots were oc
casioned by the hanging of a smug
gler iiameii Wilson at Edinburgh,
Scotland, in 1TT5C Captain Porteous,
of the City Guard, ordered his men
to fire on the rioters, several of whom
were killed. Condemned to death, Por
teous was replied by the government,
but was seized by the populace and
banged. The Lord Provost of Edin
burgh was declared incapable of furth
er holding office, and the city was
compelled to pay 1,500 to Porteous
The distribution of the population
of China Is a curious thing to con
template, says Eleanor Franklin Egan,
In the Saturday Evening Post 'A
hundred thousand people may be
gathered together within what might
rightly be regarded as city limits, but
on the map their city will be Indicated
as a mere vllluge that is not worth
considering. Moreover, they will not
have established a single feature of
city organization. Villages of 100.000
inhabitants are rather difficult to vis
ualize, hut they exist In China.
WAYS TO RENOVATE THE FURS
Peltry May Be Cleaned With Gasoline
in Suds Made wun
Furs may be cleaned by washing In
gasoline or In suds made with castile
soap and a little borax, followed by
several rinsings In clear water. Is a
suggestion that comes from the biolog
ical survey. United States Department
of Agriculture. It Is best to hang
them out of doors to dry. When dry
or nearly so they require to be
stretched and rubbed on the flesh side
to male them pliable again.
Fur garments may be brightened by
sponging them with gasoline and then
rubbing cornmeal Into the fur while it
is still damp to take up the particles
of dirt that nave been loosened. Gaso
line should never be used, of course,
where Its fumes can come in contai"!
Girdles in Variety.
A good deal of interest centers
around the girdle which a frock adopts.
The trend at present It Is said, is to
make the hips appear as large as pos
sible by means of padded girdle effects,
or fur running through velvet loops,
and the apron effects are also men
tioned. Girdles of metal and girdles
of ribbon onto which cabochoos,
buckles and metal squares have been
applied are being shown in the New
York shops to the exclusion of any
other kind of a belt. Wooden beads,
too,, in fantastc designs and colors
are popular, for the girdle at the
moment Is the decorative feature of tat
Few Gas Blowers Now.
A great many glass articles and par;
ticulariy the finer grade commodities
are blown by hand. In the past the
glass blower was an essential and aa
indispensable employee in the glass
plant, but today he has lost a great
deal of his importance. The lung
power of the blower is being re
placed more and more by compressed
air in the glass-blowing machine.
A live or wide awake newspaper
man or solicitor can earn some easy
money by calling on or addressing
Julius T. Taylor 6206 Sr EEzafcethj
CHOICE OF DRESS
Women Should Use Brains, As
serts Fashion Writer.
Thought to Right Garment for Right
Occasion, and Glance at Mode
Will Be Aid.
The reactionary period of fashion
Is upon us, when the French designer!
insist on purity of line, women must
return to her stays, the uncorseted fig
ure, the extremely short skirt, and as
Immodest decolletage must give way
to dignity and modesty in dress." Thli
is the opinion expressed by a promi
nent writer of fathlons and designer
of many a ditlnc'iive dress and drest
The corset bids fair to come back a
modified and corrective article oi
dress, an inconspicuous and useful
preserver of the beautiful lines of the
"This is the opportunity of the wom
an who Is clever enough to dress with
her brains Instead of with her purse
alone. If a woman of average Intel
ligence gives her thought to the right
garment for the right occasion and
casts a sharp glance at the present
mode she may dress well at-mnara-
tively small outlay.
The speaker was busily fashioning
an odd little bag of velvet She was
wearing a knitted sport dress, high
-if neck and long of sleeve, in a dell--ate
-I knitted this dress. You see, I
practice as well as preach," she naive
ly produced the daintiest of work bags
and exhibited a black lace stocking
the has just finished.
"Here's a stocking I made to match
a black lace evening gown. Simply rip
up an old stocking for a pattern and
cut from a yard of all-over lace, use
silk jersey for sole, heel and toe.
whip the seam carefully and finish the
top with the hem from a discarded
pair of stockings." The directions
were simple and the product a tell
ing tribute to the skill of the maker.
"And here's a sport dress any girl
may have now that tweed-like fabrics
and economy are In vogue. This de
sign will be brought out In the spring
by a manufacturer In several colors.
I did It this way: The one-piece skirt
Is In brown burlap; the six-inch hem
is cut and fringed. The shirt Is at
tached to a darted brassiere with
ihoulder strap and Is worn with a
tweater. A soft-crowned hat with a
brim of burlap Is fringed to match the
Even the shoes were her own design,
black, patent leather, high lace boots
with sides of 'dull black satin. Of
course there was reason. Tm a great
friend of the high lace boot with a low
heel and moderate sole for golfing,
reneral walking In fact for all out-of-doors
sports. Low shoes ruin the
line of the ankle, so the sensible wom
an will choose the high shoe, even if
it Is a bit Inconvenient as to lacing,
in order to present a trim silken clad
ankle In the drawing room."
In the matter of home furnishings
she was enthusiastic. She declared
she "dressed up" her own home In
unbleached muslin dyed In shades from
brown to gold, used black lace shades
ppllqued with a medallion of color
cut from a design in cretonne In a
room furnished with old-fashioned hair
"The effect Is artistic and restful,
the browns and golds cheer up the
haircloth furniture In Its austere wal
nut, the tone of the medallions blend
the schemes together. The expense
iras small, but the investment of time
ind thought repaid me. as it does any
woman who loves her home."
The first motion picture machine
was patented In 1867, but nothing
practical resulted from it until 1883,
when the cinematograph was produced
by Lumler. This was the first ma
chine to project on a Mrreen a picture
from a film. Edison Improved on the
Idea in 1806 when he produced the
vitascope. These machines provided
the models for the Improved types in
Mercerized cotton ts obtained by
subjecting a cotton yarn or cloth un
der tension to a bath of strong caustic
soda. The fiber gains in strength and
loses Its twist, becoming highly lus
trous. It takes the dye more easily
than ordinary cotton, and the colors
produced are better and more perma
nent The process of mercerization
Increases the cost of manufacture, but
nrodnees a beautiful, lustrous and
mor dm-able fabric which is often
used as a substitute for linen or silk.
When Han fs Busy.
No man is really busy unless he has
i dozen things tp do, eleven of which
mut ! done first. Boston Transcrfpt
I " M
Start with $1
Yew first deposit is your bank
book ned not be mora kbaa $1.00.
Many a rid wan has started his
t ortssa ea thai.
Come and get a bank-book today!
Pat tiu week's pare wrTntiyi into
the beak! Start yoarViscoBM to
growing ! WiaT. ot sow!
ILLINOIS TRUST fc SAVINGS BANK.
1 8ttwjacisa "Street Gdcage
For the wintry days In the big car
this warm outfit has been designed.
The coat it of gray astrakhan, with a
Cossack cap of same material and
high Russian boots of fine black
HEADGEAR MUST HAVE CARE
Hats Are Perishable and Judgment
' Should Be Used In Putting
On and Removing.
Choosing a bat suited to one's par
ticular style of beauty and which
harmonizes with the entire wardrobe
and will be suitable for any occasion
will help reduce the annual millinery
Oftentimes we fall to realize that
hats are perishable articles of wear
ing apparel and should be handled
with care when putting on or when
removing from the head. Without
question. Intelligent care prolongs
their life. Like other garments, they
should be aired and brushed, and it
Is well even for those worn dally to
be put Into boxes when removed from
the head. A soft brush or a piece of
silk or velvet Is excellent to use for
cleaning felt, silk beaver, silk, satin
or velvet hats. Care should be given
when brushing to get the dust out
from under the edges of bands, folds
and trimmings. Silk or satin hats are
the most inexpensive In the long run,
for they can be worn the year round.
Never allow trimmings, bows, bands
or linings to become loosened; as soon
as you discover broken or loose
threads put in fresh stitches and keep
ornaments tacked in place. If you
have an opportunity to take a few les
sons In millinery avail yourself of this
privilege and see If you can't learn
the art of manufacturing attractive
"headgear." This Is by far the easiest
way to reduce the millinery budget
OF INTEREST TO WOMEH
Satins are most popular In such
shades as purple, red and rust
The long, fur-trimmed blouse worn
with the suit Is usually high-necked
With light frocks Is worn a hat of
black velvet with a low crown and a
very wide, softly rolling brim.
Rlbbcn rosettes, big ones, really
more in the nature of c"ocardes, made
of stiff-corded ribbon, are held In place
on evening slippers by flaring buckles
of metal or beads.
Four definite features make the
winter modes; a very long waistline,
longer circular skirts with full sides,
eccentric sleeves of gay colors and
the famous Bateau neckline.
Green and white, either In com
bination or singly, are very much to
the fore In the season's evening ap
parel, and not for a long time have
so many all-white evening gowns been
Some of the Jlttle toques of the sea
son are converted Into the quaintest
and mH becoming little bonnets by
the addition of chin straps of ribbon
or bands of rows mounted on ribbon.
They frame the face most enticingly.
Care of Your Table.
The finish of a dining table may bt
marred If water drips on it from
plant used as a center decoration. This
Is avoided bv placing a piece of oil
cloth corresponding In size to the
centerpiece beneath rh dolly.