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YOUR underskirt must be made
according to your build. The
material of which it is made
matters little. If the skirt is not
V> fitted according to the figure of
\ nrer it is a distinct failure as an
French women ray as much attention
fit of the underskirt as to the outer
garments. Unless the underskirt is prop
erly fitted it is impossible to have the out
it irt hang properly.
Underskirts that are bought ready made
signed for people of average build.
If you are too stout or too slim it is better
to have the vi derskirt made to order to
Buit the purchaser's build. It is sure to
iperly then, and will insure the pos
: :< ct-iitting outer garment.
Underskirts designed fur stout women
are made with a yoke. The fullness of
the skirt depends from the yoke. If the
yoke is properly cut and glove-titting it
will not add to the size of the hips.
For a ngure that is too slender the un
derskirt should not be made with a yoke.
Natural deficiencies in the figure can be
ed up by having the silk gathered
full over the hips and back. If the skirt
It lined it can be judiciously padded over
Lps. If padding must be used it is
always preferable to have it in the under-
Bklrt rather than in the skirt.
The white muslin underskirt is rarely
lowntown now. It has been relegated
to its proper position— for indoor Use.
Nothing can be prettier than a muslin
underskirt trimmed in embroidery or lace.
It has an air of simple elegance and dain
about it that is more pleasing tnan
the most beruftted, betrimmed silk under
skirt. But when it is trailed over the dusty
ureets and becomes soiled it is a hideous
(.'.i' aw back to an otherwise pleasing co.s
An underskirt for every toiiet Bays
Fashion, but whether it blends with
olor of the gown or contrasts strik
is a matter of individual taste.
Ps that make a specialty of lin
exhibit such quantities of pretty
Is, with the ruffles and puffs and
arranged in such divers
patterns, that there are no duplicates to
Underskirts for ball gowns are made
of th<- ides of violet, pink, yel
low and along with an unusual
numbei satin skirts. They are
ornar: th innumerable frills of
moussi sote and other gauzy ma
The skirts to be worn with boudoir
ardly less elaborate, though
characteristic feature is the
::mming on the front gore. It
I to show under the loose
the skirts intended visit
- and those designed to-be worn
:or-made costume there is less
The latter, though, are quite
never extending below the shoe-
F.r, with their dainty trimmings
uld not afford to be trailed along
•t. muddy winter sidewalks here
preference for crisp, rustling taf
:.">r underskirts is not so marked at
■-. So many of the women of taste
:t horror of announcing their pres
by a great rustle of silk skirts that
-^lks are chosen. Then, too, a stiff
rustling taffeta is generally woven with
spun glass, which, while insuring a smart
flare, splits at every crease after a few
ks f wear.
A pretty shade of olive green is very
serviceable for the tailor-made gown. It
: mmcd with a frill of the silk
i OB ;"'th sides of the
:nches in width,- and, in
h. rf aches half way to
the waist at the back. A pointed yoke,
with narrow strips of blue green and dark
;ged over it in a plaid
skirt a very chic appearance.
Line latticework repeated on the
rie frill gives a very dressy
I>ull red is another favorite color for
for street wear. They are
J trimmed with a graduating
iaee bowknots applkjued
: aices are new and pretty. A
« frill of taffeta bordered with a
lace ruche is a pretty finish for the
the flo .nee.
iatest petticoats are made to
■ on both sides of the front gore.
iticoat is thus bound to remain mi
ld the skirt gup at the back.
airy and fiuuy
as can lie on the exterior can be
■ U winter crarments if the un
- lined with flannelette. The
white silk petticoat that is now the
thing is lined with snow flannel
the pronounced rustle is no
i 'nger desired, women do not object so
strenuously to having the petticoat lined.
A taffeta silk petticoat will not stand
lard usage. If the petticoat intended for
at wear must be of silk, then
a silk softer than taffeta. For
nomy as well as warmth have it lined.
not be as heavy as flan-
A material called nearsilk is very
<.:■ Mrable for lining a silk petticoat. The
.iderakirt will outwear two under
pins without the lining.
As a substitute for eilk the most accept-
Lbrlc for an underskirt is moreen.
Of course, it does not rusFle, but it flares
tor does it lose the flare after a few
wear. Thfi edges of the flounces
and ruffles should be bound in velvet rib
bon, or the moreen will cut through the
lining of the outer skirt.
Whatever material you use, remember
the only underskirt to wear is one fash
;.-cording to the build of the wearer.
If you are p'.im. have it gathered: other
wise fit it. It is absolutely impossible for
NOVEL FLOUNCES DiSPLAYED BY THE NEW PETTICOATS.!
the skirt to fit perfectly unless the un
derskirt be properly fashioned.
ONE of the very latest Ideas
from Paris for a wedding pres
ent, for one girl to give an
other, is a novel as well as an exceed
ingly pretty one. The fashion has just
come in of wearing gowns with painted
panels and bands, collars and cuffs.
Sometimes the painting, which is done
in vine? or garlands of flowers, sometimes
in birds or butterflies, and even other lit
tle insects, is on chiffon, silk, satin, or
mousseline de soie. There is a girl in
town now who is painting a set of bands,
D liar, cape and cuffs for a friend of hers
who is to be married just before Christ
mas. They are of pale blue satin, and are
painted in a tiny vine of wild roses. They
are for an evening waist— the bands are
to be down the back and front, and the
collar, which will form a sort of cape,
with shoulder-tal>s. will be most effective.
It is becoming quite the fad for the
girls to paint their dresses, 'and if they
come out this whiter with some of the
beautiful sp< cimens that they have shown
to their friends they will create a sen
sation. Om girl is painting for herself
an entire front and trimmings for a bod
ice on black mousseline de soie. which Is
a work of art. The design is red poppies
and grasses, and here and there she has
put pretty little butterflies, with span
gled wings and eyes. The spangles, of
course have to be sewed on, and
They add immensely to the effect. To
thoroughly complete her lovely costume
this young artist has made herself an ex
quisite butterfly to wear in her hair. It is
of the same material as the gown,
black mousseline de soie, and is painted
in exact imitation of a butterfly caught
this summer and kept to copy the color
ing The wings are wired with the finest
wire, and the head and body are made of
black chenille. The eyes are spangles, the
horns or feelers are plucked from a black
aigrette she had. and the wings are dotted
here and there with bright spangles.
They are quite large, being at least four
inches wide at the top. and the whole
butterfly is E i arranged on a strong piece
of bonuet-wire as to move gracefully as
she moves her head. The girls had bet
ter get out their paint boxes and set to
work to paint pretty trimmings for their
gowns They will be very expensive to
buy, and do not necessarily require much
FASHION which has come to us
A from England and which is
Agraudally finding favor here is the
new jocket shirt waists. These
waists were originally adopted by
the horsey set in England, and as in
their transformed cut and make they are
very pretty and fetching, they promise
to be a close rival to the ever popular
The jockey waist follows the lines of
the real jockey, and some are displayed
in the different racing colors and made
of striped eilk.
Again, others are made of plain silk,
opening to show a white vest and collar,
and still others come in dainty French
madras and Scotch gingham. To the
woman who objects to the severity of a
high standing collar and the masculin
ity of starched shirt fronts, and Ascots,
and four-in-hands, and string ties, this
new style opens out endless possibilities
for those sort feminine touches so dear
to many of our women still.
STRINGS of jet beads divided by
links of gold— just the old fash
ioned sort like our mothers used
to wear— were the first that were
introduced this season, and now following
them come the colored glass beads linked
in the same way as the jet.
Long ago every girl doted on glass
beads. Rather suggestive of the original
American girl, the Indian maid, you say?
Well, maybe, but what of that? Glass
beads are pretty things — in effect glass
is many times quite as good as jewels.
So glass beads the girl with a pretty neck
In a leading jewelry shop the other day
I was shown amber colored, blue. gTeen
and clear white glass beads. There were
festooned together (three strings) by clasps
of gold." The top string was short, follow
ing just the line of the neck, the next a
little longer and the third longer still.
Gold is used for the links and clasps, or
silver, though silver tarnishes too easily,
and does not look as rich as gold. The
colored glass beads are wonderfully be
There are glass beads for street as well
as evening wear. For donning with street
dresses they are in four or five short
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1898.
strings to form a stock and set up close
around the collar in the familiar dog col
If you have a slender gold chain that*
you wore in your baby days, bring it
forth from its aiding place and wear it
about your neck with your evening
bodices with a miniature attached as
pendant. If you have a real old fashioned
miniature of one of your ancestors,
framed about by pearls, you are fortu
nate indeed. An opal cameo is also a
Strings of coral beads are also much
sought. The strings of rough coral are
particularly attractive, and coral orna
ments are considered just the proper
thing for quite young belles. It has been
a long time since necklaces have been as
fashionable as they are just now.
THERE Is a new blue, and it is
all our own— national blue it is
called. We have borrowed from
the Europeans royal blue, that
bright blue that several royal houses
-YOU MUST HAVE AN UNDERSKIRT FOR EVERY TOILET," SAYS DAME FASHION,
have doted on, and then there are many
other blues, but the national blue is ours
and it will be very patriotic to wear it.
Indeed, red. white and blue will figure
conspicuously in the gowning of this and
the coming season, though not in combin
ation. White gowns, blue gowns, and red
gowns are leaders. The reds are In as
lovely shades as the blues. For evening
home wear all-white gowns are to have
Breathing Exercises as an Aid to Beauty.
By Mme. Hygeia
This department is for the benefit of all those who are interested in the science of cosmetics and the hy
giene of proper living. If any one desires information on either of these subjects their questions will be cheer
fully answered in these columns. Write as often as you like, ask as many questions as you please and sign
any name that you choose. Address all communications to Mme. Hygeia, The Sunday Call, San Francisco.
LET the girl who Is striving for de
velonment of chest and bust,
sloping shoulders and a round,
plf-nder and pretty waist see to it
that her breathing apparatus is
conducted in the way. in which it
That sounds awfully commonplace, I
know, but really there are very few
women who know how to breatne prop
an immense vogue. It may not be un
usual, so you see, to find in one drawing
room at teas and receptions a gay pic
ture with the national colors running
Among other colors there is emerald
enjoying a revival, and a sea-green that
comes from Paris and is called Neptune.
The reds include coquelical, cerise and
geranium, crimson, fuchsia and petunia,
and a red of pale purplish hue that some
what resembles magneta. The popular
grays are piatine, aluminum, nickel and
silver. Violet in various shades and dah
lia in a reudish purple are also extremely
MOVT that hat pins are selling for
JIUOO downward the minds of inven
tive geniuses are turning toward a
pin that will stay in the hat, past
all danger of falling out. Recently there
was a patented split that was provided
with a little spring which worked by pres
>A very nice hat pin, with head of am
ber, had an amber fastener accompany-
ing it and fastened by a gold chain. The
"fastener" was stuck in tne hat, so that
to lose the hat pin you must lose the hat
A very ultra little piece of jewelry is a
band of pearls connected with the hat pin
by a gold chain. The pearl band is used
us a brooch or as a pin upon the breast.
The gold chain dangles from the hat pin
and makes a very pretty bit of finery for
erly. Tou probably do not realize it, but
improper breathing brings about many
ills. It not only produces symp
toms of consumption, but makes the
waist unduly large for the simple reason
that the chest is not held up where It
should be and the internal organs are
crowded out of their places, thus spread
ing the waist in an unsightly way that
usually denotes deficient vitality.
The woman who sings or who has gone
in for vocal culture almost invariably
has a fine flgxire, fun, rounded throat, well
poised head, firmly set shoulders and easy
carriage. She has learned from the start
that in order to breathe properly she
must hold up her chin and expand her
lungs, so that every breath will come
from the abdomen and not from the chest.
Good breathing strengthens the muscles
and makes the flesh firm.
Corsets are a great detriment to proper
breathing, particularly if laced in as some
women will insist upon having them.
The waist must be absolutely free from
compression, for the lungs cannot be
Eroperly inflated if the thorax is laced in
y mtfans of stays or squeezed by tight
There are no two ways about it— lacing
is injurious and she who indulges in this
hideous practice might as well take a
back seat at once in the ranks of beauty.
It stands to reason that anything that
compresses the ribs and squeezes up to
gether the stomach and liver and all the
other vital organs is detrimental to
health, and if you're not healthy you
haven't much of a show for beauty.
If I had my way I would gather up all
the corsets in Christendom and send them
out to the heathen in Patagonia to spank
their babies with. There are corset
waists with elastic bands on either side
which contract and expand with each
breath that the wearer takes, and these
are the only sensible, healthful things
to wear. I*. -
However, to return to the breathing ex
ercises The best time for these is in the
morning Just after getting out of bed,
There must be plenty of air in the room,
and the body must be absolutely untram
meled with "close clothing of any descrip-
Place your hands on your hips and walk
slowly across the room, your chest held
upward and outward, and every breath
coming deepb' from the abdomen. After
several trips there will be quite a feeling
of exhaustion. Rest for a few moments,
and then try again. Each morning you
can make the exercises longer, and soon
the muscles that hold the chest up will
become strong and firm, and there will be
but little fatigue. You can vary the ex
ercise by taking as long a breath as pos
sible and holding it for several seconds.
Practice this five or ten minutes each
Rfmfmhcr that the most important part
of these exercises is to get into the habit
<>r standing perfectly erect, with the
shoulders h*ld back and the chest up.
The best authorities condemn thoracic or
upper chest breathing. Keep the chest up
and out, and let the expansion be at tho
•vaint line. Inhale slowly and smoothly
as much air aB you can, swelling out th«
lower chest at the sides, just below the
arm-pits, as the air is drawn in. Hold
this air five seconds. Then exhale it, slow
ly and gradually, crushing in the riba
gently with the hands aa the air goes
the woman who likes "fixings." The band
may match the hat pin and be of any
jewels or plain gold.
Any device is good so long as it holds
the pin. and when you reflect that every
year there are hundreds of dollars lost
in hat pins the economy of a little fas
tener is easily computed.
CHIEFLY grenadine and limonslne
ribbon are worn now. A great
deal of emphasis is laid on the
manner in which you shape
your ribbon ends. A wide, crisp ribbon
sash will have its ends cut In a series
of live deep toothlike indentations, while
very many women cut their streamers in
hatchet shape. A swallow fork or a bias
shear, so long the only orthodox courses
in ribbon clipping, have been set aside,
and a lightning edge is what many a
sash end boasts. A lightning edge is just
a series of irregular jags, like the course
of those thunderbolts the active American
eagle grasps, and a good many sashes are
snipped out to resemble a bellows point,
or carved at their terminus to convey the
idea of an Indian arrowhead.
If a pair of herrings could be left to
breed and multiply undisturbed for a
period of twenty years they would
yield an amount of fish equal in bulk
to the globe on which we live.
out. During the exhalation be sure to
k* -cp the upper chest still. .Do not let It
sink, as It will be apt to if not restrained
by ;in effort of the will.
Inhale again, and hold the breath for
ten seconds, then for fifteen seconds and
finally for twenty seconds.
This exercise will do for the first day.
Make no motion suddenly: the more slow
ly and gently the exercise is performed
the greater will be the benefit.
Regular daily practice of these exer
cises will increase the breathing capac
ity and will result in enlargement of the
lungs and development of the . chest. If
continued religiously there will be an in
crease of four or five inches in your chest
measure In the course of a year. There
will also be no end of improvement in
your general carriage and figure, and
correct breathing will lead right up
through health and strength to beauty.
y\nsWers to Correspondents.
LILLIAN— I am delighted that yoifwere
so successful with the cold cream and
that you find it of such benefit. You are
right not to steam your face, as It tloes
not agree with your skin.
The cucumber milk must have ferment
ed. Perhaps you did not keep it in a cool
place. It should be a creamy yellow
liquid. As long as yours does not seem to
be quite right I would advise you not to
use it. You can preserve the cucumber
juice so "that it will last a long time by
dissolving a tiny pinch of salicylic acid in
alcohol and adding to a half-pint bottle
of the juice. This acid is used to pre
serve fruit, so it is perfectly harmless.
Better success to you next time.
A COUNTRY GIRL— I know absolutely
nothing as to the merits or demerits of
the preparations you mention. I never
heard of them before. It is safer to make
your own creams and soaps out of good,
pure ingredients, and then you know ex
actly what you are using. It is exceed
ingly risky to use things you know noth
ROSE— It must be the witch hazel in
the lotion that made your face burn..
Perhaps half the quantity would have
been better for your skin. As your skin
Is so very tender, I think perhaps sweet
cream would be the best thing to use on
it after coming In from the sun. Never,
under any circumstances, bathe your face
in soap and water before going out of
doors or Just after coming in. In the
matter of tan and freckles a prevention
is better than a cure. So when going out
into the light and air protect the face by
suitable covering. Please read what I
have to say to Margaret F.
LEVO— A tonic made of equal parts of
cocoanut oil and vaseline will make the
eyelashes and eyebrows grow, but it
should not be allowed to get into the eyes,
as It will irritate and inflame them. If
you read the beauty talk Sunday before
last you found your question about pow
der answered. If you didn't see it, write
again. A most satisfactory rouge— if
one insists upon using rouge— is made by
taking one-half ounce each of spermaceti
and white wax and two and a half ounces
of oil of sweet almonds. Heat these gent
IN PRIMROSE CREPE DE CHINE AND YELLOW FAILLE.
ly until all are mixed. Remove from the
flre and add one ounce of alcohol, In which
a small handful of deep red rose leaves
have been steeped. This must be beaten
until cold. It Is absolutely harmless.
MRS. S. Y. C— The alum wash is made
by dissolving a small piece of alum the
size of a bean in a pint of cold, water.
This is only to be used in case of flabbi
nesa, and should be applied directly after
massaging with some cream.
MONA — Apply the peroxide of hydrogen
to the superfluous hairs with a soft
sponge every other night for awhile and
then less frequently. It will not injure
the skin. It is an antiseptic and is fre
quently taken internally.
ADELE— To make the hair stay in curl
use this bandoline before doing it up:
Gum tragacanth, 1^ drams; proof spir
it, 3 ounces; attar of rose, 3 drops; dis
tilled water, 7 ounces.
MME. OAKLAND— You will find your
question answered in foregoing reply to
MARGARET F.— Lemon juice, with a
little borax added, will whiten the s»dn
nicely. Cold cream should always be used
after the lemon juice.
TABLET— The cornflower is the small
blue flower sold by florists. Some people
call them bachelor buttons and some blu
ets. Steep thirty grammes of the fresh
blossoms (bruised) in one pint of water
for twelve hours. Strain and distill. The
liquid thus obtained can be used without
injury to the eyes. Thirty grammes is
equal to one ounce, and one ounce is
equal to two tablespoonfuls. I do not
think that clipping the lashes will make
them any thicker or curly.
ANXIOUS MOTHER— A very good
freckle lotion is made by mixing three
grains of borax with five drams of rose
water and five drams of orange flower
water. But really my advice to you would
be not to put anything on the little one's
face. A child's skin is so very tender,
and whatever you put on it will increase
the tendency to freckle. Prevention is
better than cure in cases of this sort. If
the child were mine I should let its skin
alone and put a good big sunbonnet on
whenever it went out. I think as the
child grows older the freckles will grad
ually fade out.
MRS. ANXIOUS— That pufflness about
the eyes is pretty sure to be a sign of
ill-health, usually of bladder or kidney
troubles. Hard work and late hours will
also bring that appearance. Try to go to
bed with the chickens and get up with the
cable-cars. Do not read in bed or other
wise try your eyes. Take lots of exercise
in the open air, have your bedroom per
fectly ventilated and apply witch hazel
frequently to the puffed-out places. If
all this does not do away with the swol
len appearance I think it would be well
to consult a physician.
INQUIRER— The electric needle will
certainly remove the superfluous hairs.
The reason why the operation has some
times to be repeated is because the needle
does not always succeed in reaching the
root of the hair. When this Is the case
the hair invariably sprouts again. I Can
not give dermatologists' names or their
prices in these columns. I think you can
annihilate the hairs yourself by rubbing
prepared chalk on them and then on your
lingers and plucking them out.
I. H.— Your first letter was answered in
The Sunday Call of October 30. Hope you
L. A. WW T .— There is no infallible cure for
the little red veins. Very often they will
scatter and disappear of themselves.
Sometimes frequent applications of witch
hazel will help to disperse them. I am
sorry I cannot suggest anything more en
couraging. Devoted friends are few and
far between in this world, and It is a pity
to miss an opportunity of gaining one,
but alas! What you ask Is beyond my
fund of information.
NAOMI.— For the eyebrows that meet
over the nose, I would advise you to rub
on some prepared chalk, and also to
chalk your fingers, and then pluck the
hairs out. This is a much less painful
proceeding than pulling them out with
the tweezers, or even undergoing the elec
tric needle. Salt water baths are very
excellent In some forms of skin eruptions,
and it is well to use the water on the face.
Sometimes when the skin Is in a particu
larly Irritable condition salt water seems
to Increase the irritation. At such times
I would not advise its being used. Yes, it
is a good plan to let the cold salt water
in after the bath. But never let it get so
cold that it chills you.
DOROTHY.— Yes, by using the proper
exercises one can develop almost any por
tion of the body. If you will let meTtnow
where you wish development I will tell
you which exercises to use.
MYRTLE MAY.— To make the eyebrows
grow get one ounce of alcohol and in It
dissolve five grains of quinine. Apply this
every other night, and on the nights in
between times massage very gently with
the fingers dipped in pure olive oil slight
ly warmed. Your eyebrows cannot help
growing then. You might try borax and
lemon Juice, fifteen grains to the ounce,
on the brown spots, but. If they are really
moth patches nothing in the world will
remove them, until their cause— a diseased
liver— is remedied.
M E. M.— Try the following wash for
the 'scars: Boracic acid, 1 dram; diluted
witch hazel, 2 ounces; rosewater, 2
ounces. Mix and rub on the face night
MOON DREAMS— I am very sorry that
I cannot help you solve the mystery, but
it would be utterly Impossible for any
one to tell positively the ingredients of a
thing from a description of its effects.
The only way to find out the exact in
gredients is to obtain a portion of the
wash or cream, take Jt to a chemist and
have it analyzed.
VALENTINE— (Iet a camel's hair face
scrubbing brush and scrub the face every
night with pure castile soap and tepid
water. Then rub a good cold cream
thoroughly into the skin. If continued
this treatment will certainly banish the
blackheads. A little powdered borax on
a bit of linen rubbed lightly over them
will also help. When one starts out to
develop the figure, particularly the bust,
the first thing to do is to discard all pads
and to have the undergarments very
loose. Then massage every night with
equal parts of cocoa butter, lanoline and
cocoanut oil melted together. One ounce
of each will be enough. Keep the mas*
sage up for ten or fifteen minutes pour
ing the oil into the palms of the hands,
and rubbing around and around and up.
The rubbing must be gentle, as the
glands are very sensitive. It will be at
least seven weeks before there will be
any perceptible development, but in time
there will certainly be an amazing
change. Also bathe the breasts every
morning in tepid water. The breathing
exercises given in to-day's beauty talk
will help wonderfully. Let me know how
you get along. MME. HYGEIA.
WHEN a woman has a husband,
and he cannot or will not support
her, she must look out for her
self. She may be obliged to sup
port not only herself but her husband,
who may be ill, her children or relatives.
If she wants to go into any business in
which money must be invested she has to
go through certain legal forms to protect
She must become a "sole trader," as the
law of California calls it, to designate a
married woman who is managing her
own business independent of her husband.
Any good lawyer can fill out and file in
court the regular papers for her.
When she has decided what line of bus
iness, millinery or a small store, or a bak
ery, or a restaurant, she intends to take
up, she must publish her intention in a
newspaper once a week for four succes
sive weeks. She must give her husband's
name in her advertisement and the date
when she intends making application to
establish a business in which he has" no
interest. She must say what court she
applies to and when and where her busi
ness is to begin. She must take a re
markable oath and file her petition ten
days before she goes into court.
The oath she takes is:
"I, A B, do in the presence of Almighty
God, solemnly swear that this application
was made in good faith, tor the purpose
of enabling me to support myself (and
any dependent, such as husband, parent.
Bister, child, or the like, naming them by
name), and not with any view to defraud,
delay or hinder any creditor or creditors
of my husband; and that of the money so
to be used by me in business, not more
than $500 have come either directly or
Indirectly from my husband. So help me
A man may embark in any venture he
wishes, from the "gold brick" business
up to banking, without subscribing to any
oath whatsoever. His profits, as long as
he lives, as well as the capital invested,
will be absolutely his own, and upon the
death of his wife the entire community
property will belong absolutely to him
and without administration being had.
In the petition which a "soie trader"
files she must state:
1. That the application is made In good
faith to enable her to support herself and
those dependent upon her, and must give
their names and the relationship which
they bear to her. '
2. She must state the fact that she is in
sufficiently supported by her husband,
and she must say why he does not sup
3. She must give any other reasons why
she wishes to go into business, which rea
sons are cause for divorce. If there are
reasons for divorce, she must say why
she does not seek a divorce.
4. She must state what business she
proposes to conduct, where her place of
business is to be and how "much money
she has to put into it. She must also tell
the court just where she got her money
If she invests more than *500 which came
directly or indirectly from her husband
she must also file his written consent to
her using the money.
When a woman has become, by permis
sion of the court, a "sole trader,' the
property and the revenues and increase
all belong to her exclusively. Her hus
band is no longer responsible for her
debts and she is not responsible for his.
Sweetheart, to-day a rumor flew
That made the post resound.
It sends me back, dear girl, to you.
For we are homeward bound!
•Yet, hold I It no grievous sin
If 'mid the joyous shout
I pray I may be mustered In -; tv . . ■;
. When I am mustered out.
There is a service that presents
'-■ Far greater. charms than this;
Its very highest recompense
Is measured in a kiss.
And two compose a company
In love ■ and faith most s tout— -
In yours I'd re-enlist, you see, ' •',
When I am mustered out.
I'm but a humble private, dear. .
No stripes or straps are mine;
And claim to fame and glory hera
' I willingly resign. ■; .'*«;;'
To peace I look, and not ot strife, 1 ■
For rank o'er all about, J
If I may serve with you for life,
When I am mustered out. -;,
—Edwin Li. Sabin, in Truth.
. ♦ ■
The late Czar Alexander II wag
colonel-in-chief of the Peryaslav Regi
ment of Dragoons, and • no w^ the present
Czar has ; conveyed the . appointment » of
honorary colonel - r on his ;:,- mother, the :
Dowager Empress. ; ■■- ••.'.-*"•> - - .