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FAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE. MISSOURI.
The Eternal Feminine Glows in Gowns
Fnslilon Is Inclined to be tolerant
nnd broad-minded this summer allow
ins several paths to be favored, so long
ns they lead to the same goal. And the
goal In afternoon gowns Is styles
that are utterly feminine. One may
reach It by traveling the rich, sleek,
silky way, or take the airy route that
leads through clouds of thin, misty
materials. Kvcn the silhouette varies
according to the character of the fab
rics wherewithal we are clothed.
Silks flout about the figure and cling
to It, organdies wreathe and froth
nbout It ; we have dresses nipped in at
the waist and dresses that hang as
straight ns a chemise, but they are of
n daintiness and a luxurlousness thnt
are dear to women.
Here are two very dissimilar frocks
for afternoon that Illustrate the fore
going. One of them Is a black and
white combination in which georgette
crepe makes the upper half and black
Kntln the lower hnlf of a handsome
gown. Thread embroidery on the
georgette enriches the frock nnd leads
fp to the nenvy silk cord that lies
Because the late summer hat takes
Its cue from the sport hat, and re
sembles It more or less, it Is snim
tlmes dllllcult to make up one's mind
just which of the last millinery ar
rivals are to be classed as sport
styles. Hut no one Is concerned much
nbout the matter. "Late summer" In
cludes everything the shops show,
from now until early fall Is ushered
In, nnd "sport styles" nre worn al
most everywhere. The late summer
hat Is not burdened with much trim
ming, for It must contrive to look
cool. There are exceptions to this
rule In lints nnd trimmings made of
the airiest fabrics, nmong tbo love
liest of dress' hats, but generally the
late summer hat has n flavor of out
ings vacations, Journeys nnd di
vides popularity with sport styles
Hint serve the same purposes.
In the group of lints shown here a
leghorn fnced with white crepe
georgette lends off. It Is a simple
affair so fnr.ns trimming Is con
cerned, for It has a band of ribbon
about the crown with lint ornaments
set at .Intervnls against It. At the
'top iln orgaudlo lint thnt will look
cool In August Weather contents It
self with n braided rnttern on the
top crown nnd similar motifs on the
about the waist and loops over at the
back. Elbow sleeves proclaim this a
Dotted voile is to be credited with
the daintiness of the frock at the right
of the group. It has a narrow under
skirt and a long, tucked tunic that Is
quite full, over It. The full bodice
with round neck has three-quarter
length, tucked sleeves and fastens at
the left front with small round but
tons. A dress of this kind without a
sash doesn't seem to be in the mind of
designers this season, and hero we
have three long ends of narrow ribbon
falling from a bow at the waistline.
These gay, fluttering ribbons nre char
acteristic of the season.
There are many lovely colors to
choose from, according to their be
comlngns, hf pnn and In figured
voiles. The latter appear to bnve the
preference, there is something so un
pretentious about them. They are en
ticingly dainty ami make It easy to
meet the demands of fashion in after
brim at the front, back nnd sides.
There Is n crushed band of or
gniidle about the crown. Other ma
terials are ued for late summer hats,
as printed and embroidered voiles, cre
tonne and batiste.
Georgette crepe makes the lovelv
sport hat at the right of the group
with Its high, soft crown and smooth
brim. A band about the crown made
of folds of the crepe Is ns elegant n
finish ns the most exacting taste enn
If you are considering a sport hat
give attention to the new nnd pictur
esque models called "tnpestry hats"
that are made of cretonne, with brims
fnced with brnld. They nre henutl
ful nnd prnctlenl nnd full of color, hut
untrlnimed. except for a bnnd of nnr
row ribbon, usually of velvet, about
the crown. f qy
Draped Line Is Used.
The draped line Is used on some of
the new skirts.
Short, Full Tunic
Many evening gowns feature the
short, full tunic.
GOVERNOR SUMMONS LEGISLA
TURE FOR JULY 2 RATIFICA-
TION MAY COME JULY 4.
MISSOURI WOMEN JUBILANT
Hopes That Women of Country May
Be Able to Vote For All Officers
In 1920 Election. Ratifies
t'on Almost Certain.
Jefferson City. Governor Gardner
hag Issued a call for the legislature to
meet Wednesday, July 2, in special
session to consider the ratification of
the federal constitutional amendment
granting equal suffrage to women.
The governor, in a statement gtven,
out for publication, said that ho be
lieved the legislature would ratify the
amendment in two or three days, and
ttiat he hoped the ratification would
be on Independence Day. July 4.
The governor referred to equal suf
frage as "long-delayed Justice," and
that the legislatures of the United
States ought to make It possible for
the women to vote in 1920 for every
office within the gift of the people.
The last legislature, which ad
journed a month ago, passed a bill
giving women the right to vote In Mis
souri for presidential electors. Under
the Missouri constitution, loading at
torneys held, it was impossible for the
legislature to confer suffrage on wom
en in state and local elections.
Woman suffrage leaders, including
Mrs. Walter McNab Miller and Mrs.
George Gclhorn, had intended to take
up the question of a special session
with party leaders and the governor.
The state gathering of women at Kan
sas City, at which the woman's suf
frage jubilee wil be celebrated, will be
the occasion for great rejoicing, now
that the special call has been issued.
Bond Question to Referendum.
A bill reccntlv passed bv both houses
of the legislature, known as the road
bond Issue bill, failed of final passage
because the speaker of the house
neglected to sisn it. The measure nro-
vided that any unit issuing bonds, road,
school or drainage, might appoint a
treasurer to handle the issue, and the
county court would levy a tax to take
care ot tne securities, thus preventing
the sale of bonds for public improve
ments below par, and permitting the
use of sinking fund and interest on the
work in hand.
Judce S. D. Hodcdon of the St.
Louis county probate court, was the
auttior of the bill, and Senator A. E.
L. Gardner was responsible for its
passage through the legislature.
When these two gentlemen discov
ered the defect which prevented its
being put into operation. Senator Gard
ner made a trip to the capltol to see
if the matter could not bo remedied.
The failure to revive the measure has
caused Judge Hodgdon to take steps
to place the method of handling bond
issues for public improvements on the
ballot as an amendment to the con
stitution at the general election in
The judge will be glad to furnish
Interested parties over the state with
full Information on the subject.
Wire Chief Electrocuted.
Fayette, Mo. William E. Rosser, of
this city, wire chief for the Dell Tele
phone Company hero while mnlclr.5 re
pairs on a line, came into contact with
a live wire belonging to the Fayette
Electric Ligth Company, and was so
badly burned that he died in n hos
pital at Moberly. J. F. Hendrix, who
rescued Rosser, was badly shooked.
Suspends St. Charles Offln&l.
August H. Schone, superintendent of
fr- municipal waterworks at St.
''hiirles, was suspended from office by
Mayor Ringe, pending Investigation of
charges that he did not furnish the
ekv a proper accounting of coal used
ar the waterworks and that he used
lalor paid by the city for pmate pur
poses. Ruling on Tax Returns,
St. Louis. George H. Moore, col
lector of Internal revenue for Missouri,
received n telegram from his chief In
Washington, informing him that the
time for filing returns of partnerships
and personal service corporations for
the income tax has been extended to
Awarded $10,000 For Husband's Death.
Mrs. Fanny Lacey, 25 years old, of
Bland, Mo., who sued the St. Louis
Laclede Gas Light Company a3 a ro
sult of the death of her husband, who
was killed at the company's Main
street station, July 7, 191C, was award
ed damages amounting to 110,000 by
a Jury In Circuit Judge Hall's court
In St. Louts.
Garment Factory to Reopen,
Scdalia, Mo. The Brown-Evans
garment -factory, which has been
closed for several months on account
of labor trouble, was sold to th?
Western Union Manufacturing Com
pany, of Kansas City, and will ba re
opened on Monday, June 1C, as a
union garment factory, with a 44-hour
The Wesfc?rn Union Manufacturing
Company also has branches at Salina,
Kancasj Dallas, Texas, and San Fran
Auto Trucks to Set Precedent
The first long-distance tour of n
great train of motor trucks of a wide
variety of makes, wjth bodies designed
for a large variety ot uses, started
from St. Louis on a 400-mile trip, ac
companied by an airplane. The routo
will bo northwnrd on tho western side
of tho Mississippi river as far as Han
nibal, crossing the river at Qulncy, 111.,
then south on the eastern side of the
Mississippi river back to St. Louis.
Tho route is as follows:
Monday, June 9. St. Louis Start
from circus lot, Sarah and West Pine,
C a. m., out Lindell boulevard, Union
boulevard, Ens ton avenue and St.
Charles Rock road. St. Charles, no
stop. Harvester, no stop. Wentzvllle,
12 noon, dinner, depart 1 p. m. Troy,
stop 2:30 to 3 p. m. Eolla, no stop.
Pralricvllle, no slop. Rocky Ford
Calumet. Louisiana, 6 p. m., supper
and breakfast, camp In City Park,
start at G a. m.
Tuesday, Juno 10. Frankfort, no
stop. Now London, no stop. Oakwood,
no stop. Hannibal, 12 noon, park on
levee, dinner with Ghnmber of Com
merce, depart nt 4 p. m. Quincy, C
p. m., super and breakfast, start at
C a. m.
Wednesday, .June 11. Fowler, no
stop. Paloma, no stop. Camp Point,
stop. Clayton, stop for dinner, 12
noon to 1 p. m. Tlmewell, no stop.
Mount Sterling, stop. Ripley, no stop.
Rushville, 2 to 4 p. m. Pleasant View,
no stop. Frederick, no stop. Beards
town, C p. m supper and breakfast,
start, at G a. ni.
Thursday, June 12. Virginia, stop
8 to 9 a. m. Jacksonville, dinner 12 to
1. Woodson, no stop. Murrayville, no
Ftep. Manchester, no stop. Rood
house, stop. White Hall, stop. Carrol
ton, no stop. Jerseyville, supper and
E. G. Lewis Is Angry.
E. G. Lewis, president of the Re
gents Mercantile Corporation ot Atas
cadero, Cal., has wired his brother,
John Lewis, of St. Louis, that unless
the suit in which a decision recently
was given by Judge Wurdeman, of tho
circuit court at Clyayton, St. Louis
county, thai the former Woman's Mag
azine buildings could not be used for
any other purposes than the purposes
of the Woman's Magazine, which has
been defunct for more than 10 years,
is dismissed, he will wreck the build
ing and printery and ship the mate
rial to Atascadero.
He stated that he would use the
exterior brick, terra cotta, copper and
interior finishings in the construction
of a new opera house and chuich at
The Woman's Magazine building'?
were constructed in 1904, and since
that time they have been used for
many purposes, including the printing,
publication and circulation of various
magazines, a job printing business,
real estate business, United States
post office, a bank, a trust company, a
manufacturing company, a mail order
luslness, and city offices of University
city. For 14 years no complaint was
irado of the uses to which the build
ings were put.
Motion Pictures on Road Construction.
Holding that sound highway de
velopment is a question of basic im
portance to the people of the United
States, officials of the visml instruc
tion section of the department of in
terior are prefecting plans for an in
ternational distribution of slides and
motion pictures depicting road con
struction and the benefits to ho de
The work is under the charge of F.
W. Reynolds, associate director ai the
educational extension division, who is
assembling as his aids some of tho
best known authorities in the United
States in all branches of visual In
struction from the first preparation of
the film to its introduction to the
smallest school, church or club in the
smallest community In the country.
Missouri has GC6 miles under con
tract, costing $1,785,100; SS8 miles, to
cost $3,194,000, ready for contract, and
about $3,000,000 additional construc
tion is contemplated. Local road and
bridge expenditures in the state will
amount to about $7,000,000.
Thousands of dollars in road ma
chinery of all kinds is made available
for use on the highways of tho coun
try through a clause in the post office
appropriation bill recently passed by
congress. Tho bill authorizes the sec
retary of war to turn over road equip
ment, material and supplies, at his
discretion, to the secretary of agricul
ture who Is, in turn, empowered to
give it to state highway departments
for use in highway work on' tho same
value basis as that laid down In the
federal aid act, approved 101 C.
Hotel Proprietor Dies.
Fulton, Mo. George W. Brown, for
many years proprietor of a hotel in
Portland, Mo., died here after a long
Capt. Hawes Out of Politics.
"I positively will not be a oandiuMo
for the United States senate," n id
Capt. Hawes to our correspondent,
"nor will I undertake a reorganization
of the Democratic party in Missouri"
Washington U, to Get $300,000.
At the 5Sth annual commencement
of Washington University, St. Louis,
Robert S. Brookings, president of tho
university corporation, announced
that vho $1M),000 needed to match tho
gift of a like sum by tho General Edu
cation board, toward a $300,000 en.
dowment fund for the department of
pharmacology of the university niedl.
cal school, would be "Immediate)?
MOTORS INSTEAD OF DOGS
Trip Over the Cascades In a Gasoline
Sleigh Was a Distinct
A spectacular trial trip was recently
made across the Cascades In a motor
Meigh, nnd n number of photographs,
taken at various stnges of the journey,
nro reproduced In Populnr Mechan
ics. The achievement of the motor
Klelgh was nlmost ns amazing ns that
f the first nrmy tank, conquering, ns
It did, all kinds of obstacles. Skimming
tho surface of snowfalls, old or new,
the strange little vehicle broke Its way
through primeval passes with never n
stumble. The rescue of nn automobile,
hopelessly stalled In the drifts of Sno
Qtinlmle pass, was a more Incident In
Its progress. Crossing n deep gully on
a pair of hemlock poles was but one of
the day's ndventures. The intended
substitution of the motor sleigh for the
dog drawn sledges of Alaska's snow
bound post trails means more to the
people of thnt great territory than may
be genernlly realized. Jack London nnd
others hnve limned the malemuto ns n
romnntlc figure; but tho followers of
the trail know well he is never that. It
Is the elimination of much human hard
Fhlp, as well ns canine inefficiency, that
-ecommends the gasoline method.
Quick Action Called For.
When nn angler drops n lino he
hopes to get nu answer right away.
Lilied Better '
for its uniformly high grade
of flavor, its always steady
and fair price, and its econ
omy Postum Cereal
If you want a satisfying bev
erage that will stop com
plaints about "poor coffee"
or the " high price" of coffee,
start using Postum and note
"Times shore change," philosophi
cally said Gap Johnson of Rumpus
Ridge. "Just tuther day, ns it were,
nobody thought anything In pertlckler
if a feller took n demijohn to church
under the back sent of his wagon, nnd
after the sermon had grown sortei
tiresome winked a few of his friends
outside to help him lap It up and fool
around and swnp horses and mebbey
fight a little In a general wny.
"But now, by grit, If ho even smells
of patent medicine on a week day he's
got to produce the omenlck and p'lnt
out the place whur It says he's got tho
deadly disease that he claims to have
taken the medicine for." Kansas CItj
Proud of His "Profession."
"Burglars who served In the nrmj
nre going back to their old trade," snld
n London police olllclnl tho other dny.
"These men dellberntely elect to live
by stealing because they find It ndven
turous. It was with the same spirit
thnt they Joined tho army. At least
one convicted burglnr won the Victoria
cross." Confirmation of this charac
teristic is provided by n enptnin In a
famous fighting regiment, who declares
that one of tho brnvest men In his
company, n corporal with n D.C.M. nnd
other honors, declared himself a pro
fessional thief. "His one regret," re
marked the officer, "wns that tho re
cruiting nuthorlties would not let him
describe his occupation on his attesta
tion papers ns 'burglnr."
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