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t is piquant.
The latest o? night headsear.
Its common garden nama is a hood.
And it comes in a dozen various
But "capuchon" Ia the ter? by
which we will know it.
It is tho same which the powdered
beauty ot the Bath chair was wont to
In nearly ali cases it has a loop-like
frame which will allow*the display
ol the hair ornament.
lt Is always very roomy in the back,
Eo as to accommodate the largest o!
English buns and Grecian curls.
The plainest of the "capuchons"
are made of lace or chiffon, caught
up with a cluster cf roses or held in
place with a bow of ribbon.
But many of the most beautiful of
these hoods ?re; of tal?eta bewitch
ingly arranged around the face with
shirrings and ru?hlngs.
At any rate, the giri or matron
who wants to be effective will not dis
regard the opportunity afforded by
this glorified evening sunbonnet
which hails from Pai-is.-Pittsburg!
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2?IRRORS AND ATTIRE CORRECT.
"Why, when it is generally con
ceded that women must be beautiful,
is it that American girls are so ob
us to the necessity of having mir
ra that are really good?" asks a
enchwoman who is visiting the
untry. "The girl who ia without a'
[pie mirror six or eight feet high
should never expect to be well turned
ut or attractive, although she may
ironise a vast train of beauty dec
ors with their aids to physical per- ?
'action. Although writers on topics ?
.o?cerning women would fain have
IE believe this is the age of beauty,
the fact is the ideal beauty has takeu
back seat. The arts of artificiality
?re widely practiced, but how can one
ecelve unless one can see one's self
s one is seen? All fashionable
;lfrenebwonien have every conceivable
d of mirror, but the American,
hy, even the very rich usually con- ?
ts herielf with the mirror at her.
Milk Toast.--Milk to;
prepare, and yet it ls ofte
The rules for making a i
followed in making any
sauces. A wire whisk sh
tablespoonfuls of butter
three, and one-half tabb
thoroughly blended; thei
and beating constantly, t
to :the belling point, ant
double boiler, to avoid a
slices of toast separately
hot serving dish, and poi
the bread from which the
it ja well to remove the t
may not be removed. ac<
tricks which. may be pb
chasser supplemented by a hand
glass." It is wondered if this critic
lias noted the "just, outs" here, whose
good points cause a lively discussion
whenever the girls appear. Or has j
she seen the well groomed society
matron whose Sfaultless^appearauce j
causes a stir at the opera? It doesn't j
seem"as if the American woman needs >
good-mirrors after all.-New York
AMERICAN WOMEN IN TURKEY.
White and shining, surrounded by
cypresses and ' pomegranates and
American elms, in a city of the Orient
stands an American college for girls.
Scutari, the Asiatic suburb of Con
stantinople, is its seat.
At the . head of this college ls a
Kew England woman', Dr. Mary Mills
Patrick. The development of the
college has been her life work, says
Hampton's Magazine. It was found
ed in 1871 as a high school and Dr.
Patrick, then Uttle more than a giri,
became connected wita it soon after.
Under her .management it has
grown ..rom a small beginning into
an important educational institution.
Graduates of the college are helping
to shape the history of Eastern
Europe and the Ottoman Empire. It
Is the only institution in the near
Casliiraer* in vd ros?is used for this
firrappsr. An eera insertion boarders the
Dutch neck and comfortable little sleeves.
A medallion of the tame lace meets the
Mack silk ct ash girdle at the waist line. |
XhS&t?ieP** long sash end?, finished
East for the higher education of
It offers Western ideals, Western
culture and Western advantages to
the ambitious women of Rumania,
Bulgaria and Serv?a on the north;
Persia, Mesopotamia and other re
gions of the Tigris and the Euphrates
on the east; Egypt and Syria oh the
south, and Greece and Albania on the
west. Hither they com3, Armenian,
Greek, Bulgarian, Turkish, Austrian,
German, Arabian, Moslem, Albanian,
Spanish Hebrew, Russian Hebrew,
There are poor, struggling native
teachers working for educational ad
vancement with the aid of the money
they have saved from years of toil In
their native schools, daughters of
pashas and other high officials of the
East, children of foreign ambassa
dors and wide-eyed little peasant
maids who never heard a word of
English before coming to the col
lege's preparatory school.
Dr. Patrick has recently received
contributions of $10,000 each from
Mrs. Russell Sage, Miss Helen Gould,
Miss Grace H. Dodge, of New York,
and John H. Converse, of Philadel
phia, and smaller sums from others
to be applied to the rebuilding fund.
The days of the black and white
hat are numbered.
The scarab again has a prominent
place In Jewelry.
The wired net bo>; as a hat trim
ming ?3 revived again.
Lynx is very scarce and is gener
ally replaced, by black fox.
Picture effects abound in outer cov
erings for handsome toilets.
The new greens are tho most vivid
that fashion has ever known.
Newest skirts show a combination
of the popular princess panel and the
new fashionable pleats.
Jet embroideries are used as a
ist ls one ot the simplest dishes to
Q served when it ls hardly fit to eat.
p.*hite sauce are simple, aud can be
other kind of plain meat or fish
ould be used for mixing. Melt five
in a graniteware sauce pan, add
?spoonfuls of four, and stir until
i pour on gradually, while stirring
wo cupfuls of scalded milk. Bring
I season with salt; then put in a
II danger of scorching. Dip seven
In sauce; when soft, remove to a
ir the remaining sauce over all. If
i toast has been made is quite stale
:rusts; otherwise the crusts may or
:ording to ta?te. There are many
lyed with milk toast which offer
trimming on pale-colored satin as well
as on all black foundations.
Among the colors that will be
much worn are the blues, pink, brown
and a great deal of green.
Green feathers and wings will be
seen ca-hats, but green shoes and
gloves are cot to bo seen again.
Attractive frocks of foulard, which
are immensely p'opu?ar this season,
show a small puffed sleeve at the
shoulder, from which falls a full,
loose sleeve of net.
With the return of long waist lines,
short-waisted frocks and gowns aro
being lengthened by deep belts of
peasant bodice fashion, from which
there usually drop sash ends.
Children's and infants' garments
copy the Empire and moyen age ef
fects, and frequently the latter look
much better upon small girls of four
than upon large ones of forty.
There ?3 great vogue for Russian
needlework, the brightly colored
cross-stitch h?ing used v.* i th great ef
fect upon the plaques with which so
many corsages and skirts are decked,
Many of the newest cloth gowns
are made with big square revers, but
they are not stiff. They are merely
shaped pieces of the material, al
lowed to fall away from the V-shaped
Excellent top coats for motoring
and general wear and for traveling
ar? of smart English tweed with
trimming or stitched straps, wide,
roomy pockets and large, ornamental
Among the most beautiful new
black gowns are those made of black
chiffon and other materials that are
thin, over fitted linings and trimmed
with jets or with gold cr silver em?
The Idiot in Ships' Flags.
Besides signalling, there are other
uses to which ships' flags may be put.
Visitors to any cf the big' seaports
frequently observe a vessel flying
fiag with a knot tied in one corner
of lt. This sign, not generally under
stood by the uninitiated, is meant to
attract the attention of a customs of
ficer, who knows at once that the
vessel displaying it wishes to ship or
to consume a quantity of bonded
goods, i. e., tobacco, liquors, etc., his'
presence being necessary to break the
?e&l before euch goods can be utilised,
r?ftw Yorjs Tribune,
By virtue of a new law juet passed
io Illinois streets and property with
in 500 feet of any park or boulevard
must be relieved from the disfigure
ment of all billboards and posters
within a year. By it also billboards
are brought under the supervision of
"The preacher that married you
says you only gave him a dollar."
"He ought to be glad I didn't sue
btu ior damages. "r-r-Answers, >
New York City.-Net over thin silk
ls being much used for separate
blouses worn by young girls just now,
and this one is youthful and charm
ing, yet elaborate enough for a dressy
costume. It can be worn with the
coat suit or with skirt to match, and
is attractive utilized in both ways.
The model is a simple one trimmed
with silk bands that give exceedingly
becoming lines, lt allows a choice of
fancy or plain sleeves, and is suited
to silk, cashmere or voile and other
seasonable materials quite as well as
to net lt can be made either with or
without the fitted lining, and conse
quently it can be utilized for the sim
ple waist of flannel or cashmere as
well as for the more dressy one.
The waist consists of the fitted lin
ing, which is optional. It i3 made
with front and back portions. When
the lining is used it is faced to form
the chemisette, but when it is omitted ?
the chemisette ?3 attached beneath |
thc trimming. In case cf the net the |
lining is omitted and the thin silk is I
cut. exactly like the outside, hut when
cashmere or material of similar
weight is used, fitted foundation is
often found desirable. When fancy
sleeves are used, the plain ones are
faced to form the cuffs and the over
portions are arranged over them.
The quantity of material required
for the sixteen-year size ia two and
seven-eighth yards twenty-one or
twenty-four, two and an eighth yards
thirty-two or one and three-quarter
yards forty-four inches wide, with one
and a quarter yards of silk for bands,
one yard eighteen inches wide for
chemisette and under sleeves, one
half yard of lace for trimming the
An Rt tractive way to embroider tho
initials on a Bet ot' tubk'cloth and nap
kins to UR? with mission or cruft fur
niture la to placo thelettere ono EIJOVO
the ether and Inclose them In ti square
shaped medallion, open a little on
both sides, says an expert needlewom
an. These letters should be square
in shape and simple in design, and are
to he well padded and worked solid.
The effect will be very good with the
plain style of furniture.
Curved Coral in Bunches.
Carved coral is enjoying a revival.
The coral comes in the odd, old fash
ioned "bunches"' of flowers or fruits,
crowned with a small carved head.
. Neckpieces of Fui'.
Fur neckpieces are very wide and
muffs are huge.
Turban Shaped Hats.
Some of the huge turban-shaped
hats of soft material are studded with
jewels or with jet.
For Her Tailored Snit.
Now that the fact of our once
more wearing separate collars and
cuffs on our coats has been firmly es
tablished, the neckwear makers have
straightway become busy and evolved
all sorts of new and fascinating
Buttonholes in Strips.
The home dressmaker or the seam
less who dislikes to work button
holes will find joy In the fact that
they can be bought by the yard and in
all kinds of fabrics. They come on
muslin or silk strips, and can be eas
ily attached to the edge of a blouse
which is to fasten under a fly.
Plain Fitted Guimpe.
Tile plain fitted guimpe is much in
demand just now, and this one can be
made of lining material and faced to
form the yoke and with sleeves to
match or of all-over lace, net or other
guimpe material throughout. It is
absolutely plain and.it fits the figure
snugly, so that it can be worn be
neath any blouse without additional
bulk. There are both plain, closely
fitting two-piece sleeves and those
that are cut in one pieced and the for
mer can be used as foundation for the
latter or either can be used separately
The guimpe is made with fronts
and backs, and can be faced either to
form a yoke as illustrated or to the
vaist line as liked. There is a high
collar finishing the neck. The two
piece sleeves are cut with upper and
under portions in regulation style and
the one-piece sleeves are cut to form
points over the bands.
The quantity of material required
for the medium size is two and seven
eighth yards twenty-one, ene and
three-quarter yards thirty-six inches
wide, with two and three-eighth yards
eighteen or seven-eighth yard forty
four inches wide for yoke and sleeves,
to- make as Illustrated, . ,_...
UNEARTHING THE BIBLIC
The deep excavation on the right di
This rampart extends around the ruins ?
tance. The foothills of the Judean mou
For Filling Bottles.
Bottlers and liquor dealers and
people who are fond of good wine will *
appreciate the value of the invention 1
of a German for filling bottles. The 1
dealers will be grateful because it .
I comes to them in the same condition
that it iz in the keg. The apparatus
consists of "a pump arrangement, the
bottom encl of tho pipe of which fits
into thc bunglio?o of the cask of wino,
beer or whisky from which tho bottles
are to bo filled. At the top of the
pipe is a spigot, which lits into the
neck of a bottle. The bottle rests on
a strong spring, which keeps it always
closely pressed to thc spigot. In the
middle of the pipe is a pump, and by
working the handle of this air is
pumped into the keg and thc liquid
is forced into the bottle. Wh?fe a
bottle was lilied from a cask by the
crude method of letting the liquor
run into a funnel there was always a
certain amount-of waste.-Washing
enables them to fill bottles more rap
idly and without waste, and the con
sumers will rejoice thnt the liquid
The Forestry Service has adminis
tration over 10-1,000,000 acres of
To Open Letters. .. !
To the busy man any device which 1
will save a few minutes' time in a day .
Insert Letter in Slot.
is important; therefore, the letter
opener designed by un Oklahoma man
;?L GUY OF JERICHO.
iscloscs the old wall of Joshua's time,
ind has been uncovered for some dis
ntains are seen in the distance.
I*opulution cf the Germen Empire.
The Statistical ?ear Book for the
3erman Empire, the 1900 edition of
which has just been printed, gives
he population of Germany on June
10, 1900, at 63,SS6,000. The popu
lation cf the empire on June 30,
LOOS, was G2,9S2,000. The year thus
mows an increase of S96.000. This
s slightly less than the increase for
;he year ended June 30, 1908, which
s given at 890,000. The last census
)f the empire was taken in December,
L005, when the population was found
o be CO,041,278. Later population
lgures are arrived at by adding the
(xcess of births over deaths and emi
grations. By this method tho popu
ation on June 30, 1906, was 61,177,
(00; in 1907 it was 62,OS3,000. In
he three and a half years since the
ast census the increase in population
las been 3.2">0,000, and since the
bunding of the German Empire in
IS71 it has been, in round figures,
13,000,000.-From Daily Consular
md Trade Reports.
Who Chained Herself to the Grille in
thc British Mouse of Commons.
it tent)-"Well, dear, what would
should find a place waiting for it on
many an office desk. This contriv
liice will open letters much more
speedily than any other method yet |
conceived and will do the work neat
y. The machine consists of a long,
tarrow box with a flared mouth run
ling thc length of the 'front. The
ipper portion of this flared mouth,
loth parts of which aro metal, is a
cnlfo with a razor edge. It is plvot
illy mounted and operated by means
n c. vertical rod which terminates In
t knob on top ot tho ho.t. To open a
etter the envelope lu thrust endwise
)r lenstliwlsc Into the Blot. A press
ure on the kneb depresses the knife
ind it cuts through as much of the
envelope as-overhangs the metal shelf
which constitutes the lower portion
jf the mouth. Care must be taken,
3f course, net to push the letter too
far in.-Philadelphia Record.
Seventy thousand Americans will
settle this year on 20,000 to 25,000
farms in tho Canadian Northwest and
take with them a wealth of $70,000,
ITOE, v>?? vN?
CORNER Ng j
BEANS, SPANISH STYLE.
To bake beans in Spanish style,
soak two cupfuls of the white beans
over night and in the morning parboil
them with a pinch of soda and drain.
Meanwhile, fry an onion cut in slices
with a piece ot bacon. Add these to
the beans with a cupful of canned
tomatoes, two shredded chili peppers,
salt and enough hot water to cover
thoroughly. Bake : lowly, covered,
for six hours at least. The fireless
cooker is ideal for baked beans of
any kind.-New York Sun.
PHILADELPHIA PEPPER POT PIE.
Put two pounds'of tripe and four
calves' feet Into a soup pot, and cover
with cold water; add a red pepper
and boil close covered until the
calves' feet are very tender; take out
the meat, skim liquid, stir it, cut the
tripe in small pieces and put lt back
into liquid. If there is not enough,
add boiling water. Now add one-half
teaspoon of sweet marjoram, sweet
basil and thyme (kitchen bouquet
may be substituted, using one and
one-half teaspoonfuls), two ' sliced
osions, sliced potatoes and salt to
taste. When vegetables are almost
tender add a piece of butter rolled In
flour, drop in some egg balls and boil
fifteen minutes more, when serve hot
PLAIN POTATO SALAD.
Wash and boil one-half dozen po
tatoes, drain and free from skins,
put one fine chopped onion in a bowl
and three tablespoonfuls of olive oil,
half a teaspoonful of salt, a teaspoon,
ful of pepper and four tablespoonfuls
of vinegar; stir for a few moments,
then cut the potatoes while still hot
into thc bowl; add two tablespoonfuls
of boiling water or soup stock; toss
lightly, arrange on lettuce leaves in
a bowl, sprinkle a little fine chopped
parsley over tho salad and serve when
cold. Other variations may be made
by combining chopped apple or celery
with the potatoes, adding a little
fresh cucumber chopped or pickle, or
using mayonnaise instead of the
French dressing. A bolled dressing
is also frequently used. Most cooks
prefer to mix a potato salad while the
potato is hot, as the salad keeps bet?
ter and looks more appetizing.-New
To acquire a straight back remem
ber to keep the abdomen in and the
When the skin becomes overheated,
as it often does in summer, try put
ting a little baking soda in the water
in which you wash.
Nothing relieves the sting'of mos
quito bites or the intense itching of
hives like bathing in a "weak solution
of carbolic acid and water. ? '
Always wash lettuce, cabbage, dan
delion, spinach or any kind of green
in water with a half-cup of salt, and it
will bring out the worms if there are
any in them. . _
If a pair of kid gloves tried for tho
first time seem too small, warm them
and they wil gain a size at least so
far as ease of getting them onto the
hands is concerned.
Dandruff arises from different
causes, but when it is very much in
evidence it is usually a symptom of
depleted roots and the scalp needs
feeding with grease or tonics.
The housewife, in laying the table,
must have an eye for preserving the
balance with everything that is put
on. Extra knives and forks, as well
as extra dishes, add refinement to the
Save the clean grass cut from the
lawn, sprinkle it over the carpet and
sweep the room In the usual manner.
It will accumulate every particle of
floor dust, brighten the carpet and
save a lot of dusting.
When you feel exhausted after
bathing hunt for the cause. The
water may be too hot or too cold, you
may be staying in it too long, or
bathing when too tired. A cup of
hot milk is a great pick-me-up after
a hot bath.
Don't rush immediately Into the
cold air after a hot bath, both for the
sake of your skin and to prevent
colds. Dashing with water as cold
as you can stand it will make an early
outdoor trip rafe after the pores ara
opensd by the hot water.
To steam the velvet of last year's
hat for the new fall om., light a
burner of tbe gas stove and invert
over it a baking dish. Put a wet
cloth on the upturned bottom of the
dish, lay the velvet over that and
brush the nap gently the right way.
Thc Kiel Canal.
In shipping-and especially in Ger
man naval-circles the stoppage of
the Kiel Canal was regarded with
deep concern. Was not the canal
originally intended to secure "a cer
tain (safe) passage" for German war
and merchant ships between the
North Sea and the Baltic? A compare
at?vely slight accident had rendered
the canal worthless, despite the or
iginal expenditure ot ?10,000,000
(?50,000,000), Tho German naval
authorities hard long recognised, that
the canal no longer meets the re*
qulrements of to-day. German Dread
noughts can pass through only with
the greatest care, and the warships
of 20,000 to*s now building will not
go through, at all. 'Although th?
caual dues are rather heavy the .pass?
age is utilized by a great deal of shipr
ping, and it saves a stormy, round
about journey of about 400 miles.
The sum of ?12,500,000 is to be ex
pended on doubling the width and in.
creasing the depth of the waterway
by two meterB.^Dundee Advertise^