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W*V »• ■ <* uiae ol ihe year
th bou -.-la iii 'i> In a tur-
X \ uetl Kverything I- to| ay-tarty.
P _ •:! a h iii place, and quiet Is a
thing uuly to l«e thought of. The
bimifig-l me Is ai band, and where mov
ing la ant ■ necessity there Is the spring
Uwttset*tentitnx* li is a period arhen the
I n -■ and eonHidcrs nlutaetf home teas, al
ttv !• he has a home, aad the good
.-• I t en, r relgifs supreme in tv r field.
Moving vans Imek op at rlie front door,
i..." erii - lire heard na the truckman
- a heavy pare of fuydture down
f , ... >ii_in*. -Mni n ii all roaaea the
mt lag rail of the Brat roldn.
daay boaMcartvea enjoy tl<e period of
~ i onac 1 :i:diig. nhlle otaers dread
'to taking up T,v " work. The aroma a
.>•:•« has hy stein about her housework is
the one who lik*« Ibe cleaning, site finds
II ra*y. raaapared to the other irajr, and
there is. tad***!. anraetblHg enjoyable In
i v- thought »f ;t thorough rtenniaar. The
It ms i * tod fipda h msetf iswnpelled to stay
al the pSce until late lv the evenings
• aO aunt of Important luisiness; Put
after i. la all over there is a feeling of
Kiti*faction aad ivaaforl Krcrythlng fs
.»!:• c more arranged ha place.
la moving froei one bOCDC to another
t .on :n ran il-o lie employed. It Is best
to have the heavier articles, aaash as
tii • turn tare, stoves, etc.. moved first,
fttia i< a \ ,-.-4. the haaaeartfe to take more
pallia with har smaller and more valu
al< c articles, seeing that they receive
tin* heal Of rale ;, i tiie hands of the
trnckaana and wrapping each wltn her
own liands. < 'aiv of ihe articles lv the
wrapping and |*o eking aavea cooahtaraMe
breakage, enpes lalljr la moving from one
mat t>» ■aether.
In the spr' tig la.ii.secliaiiliig there is
of tea mm-.s (Mann ware to he cleaned,
i here Is bardlji n home ton tvli.it has
little pieces nf b*aaa«are rarytag from
r paper knife a h«nrjr Jardiniere. The
iteaOfcatlra nature of this atrial leads so
inerti to ilie fnralahlmpi of a home that
few cat; resist the odd candlesticks.
lilatea aad kettles. Braaa must be kept
t-lean and the spring hous 'cleaning Is a
good lime t,» (lo the work. Mains and
<! rt must not be allowed to mar tne
heantj of the ware.
(a-iUrsiieks thai have heea on the
Btantie often heeotae discolored from the
c.i-, s thai are sent out l>y the wood,
auii They can be belahteacd hy
rul*biUg ailh a piei c of soft leather. I'se
an old saede hag. ,i cast-off aid glove or
a we' 'it-out pillow far this purpo.se.
When ' ndHWMed brans Of any kind of
rraie arblcb ins raised figures, is la need
iif a cleaning, it can lie done hy upply-
Ini; aoanHoda ■■> widen a Mttte ammonia
ha* la?ti added this is put on with a
hmsb. w'hab rleaoa the depteaaed sur
lan"'. I hct. rtuae with warm water.
Wldteliilis and lemon juice will rlpan
(urni«h<.d hrana teakettle. A soft llau
i.' I si.<, la lif aaed In applying, and the
•;• a: \ atrl l.atli masi lie given- after
t: •• c'ratiser. Salt and vinegar will clean
•■. iray. lop the salt upon tae
i : ; • .!,| a I 11le vinegar aad scour with
i ;.natr thus forieed- There Is a great
ef iniportacee attnrhed to hrasdes,
. t . they sbpuld not be neglected In the
a* I,oiise, leaning.
\. Ideuta sometimes occur with bottles
'. taitkiuj: pid.siHis during the spring
la i:s ek and moving. To prevent
'•-'■ . .. * <'oz.mi tiny bells, and every
time ,l hotl of posoa Is brought Into
k U< - • tie a bell to tae neck. This
Rprves a* K«>d warning la the dark,
and »heu the botUen are arranged In
Little Fables of the
Rising Young Man.
I tu»i»* W ! i><»U n Chnurr.
C'lKttfC were once two Itislng Young
den who rimmed together, although
t especjully good friends, and eru
i doves !>• different Bosse*. it just
happened that they both spplled
:• i th'- '-•mne Hoarding House and discov
ered that It would he cheaper to Double
I 1' tw<. in a room. Ahoiit the only thing
lv Commoa between them was a Belief
In ihe tioddess ed fortune. Both had a
Firm Conviction that tiie man who ever
expected to i<et Anywheres must be wdll
lug !" lake a Chance at ai\y time. But
their oneeptlnns of just How this i'hnn;e
shot d he taken were as Different as they
Chap No. 1 belle red In the bong Shot
tneihod not only al the Rnce-Tracfc hut
pry w here, a Long-shot loofced Good
to liim Just bees use it was a long shot.
When you Came Arrets, he argued, you
«'., t Souii-ilung for youi money! Suppose
' hi oid Hisa ihe Bud's-Fye every tenth
thaw wasn't it h!I made up And Then
Soaai when yojo bit It the Eleventh Time!
And aappime jren didn't Cssh-la the
eleventh time yon luigU,! the Twelfth, or
lha Thirteenth! Anyway, you Coaldn't
Lose i-.li the time. Your Lurk had to
i hang*. Sometime!
Thtta he governed hta effort-;. Every
oreaiac, after be had gotten through the
Dally Grind down at the Dlßce> he sallied
forth for a Quiet Evening with the Boys
at Poker. Souse!fines he Won and some
time* he Lost Bnl his Abiding Faith In
It's Luck never v.ivercd. 'Nothing ven
ture, nothing gain*' he argued, consoling,
ly. When he Won It was Just So Much
to the G < i added to Ids Weekly Drag-
IwWU. And when he Lost well, he hail
just Loaned the money to the Others for
a time 'Poker Chips have aj hotne." bo
ii wo id oe his urn to Win the Next
< !:•;' So. however, wed en a Slightly
I differ ent prlneiple lb* levoted Every
Ni-.lt t" it. 100. and piajed for Big
Stakes. S.-metlmes he Lost and seme
ttwen he Won. one uighl It would be
!.'e-.\ Batting for him, and the next he
j; st eo"ldu i make anything Come His
Way. He. too. rsnaoled hltnseTf with
•Nothing venfure, nothing gain!" But he
wasn't Figuring iv Chips and he wasn't
[p i cards to till Inside Straights! He
s ,- i ! is uauiey In Books, and his Brans
| in |>e\e:. ping Himself along the
;, - <.f the Uuslness lv which he was
c d: V
ii.- :..ok Ids Day s Work home with him
V-.,; and went over It Step by
siep. in an endeavor to find a New Method
that would Increase bla Value to the
the medicine chest in the hathrooui no
in cidents will happen.
One Of the best waya for the spring
liousei leaner to wash woodwork is as
follows: Take half ■ l>ar of white Inun
dry soap: shave fine, dissolve In aalf a
pint <>f water with the aid of gentle
heat. When dissolved pour into a bucket
of hot water, add one cup of gasoline
and use a soft cloth to wash with. This
will remove all the dirt and does uot
leave a streak or spot on the wood.
Housewives should tiike especial care
when leaving an apartment or house for
other quarters. No matter what the con
dition of the home was when she moved
Into It, she should' see that it Is In
first-class condition when «he leaves it.
PROMPTLY Bt 3:30, Blossom, to
tiie minute:"—and Mr. Justwed bad
bu up op the receiver.
"Now lau't that just like a man!"
exclaimed Mrs. J.. as she followed
suit at her end of the line. '"Phones me
at 3 o'clock and expects me. to get dress
ed and meet him downtown, all In 30
minutes: And a day like this, of all
days, to look for country hoard. Well—!"
With which expressive ejaculation Mrs.
J. gave a sigh of hopeless despair and
bowed to the Inevitable. She flew into
her room and struggled hurriedly into a
street dress. i. rubbing up an umbrella
on her way out. she closed the door of
the Justwed apartmeut and hastened to
the car. The fine April drizzle by no
means improved her temper, and when
she stepped off the car at the appoint
ed place she was in no pleasant frame of
' Well. Homer, I hope your* satisfied
now!" was her greeting. "Here 1 am!
Do you really mean to go out in the coun
try <fn a day like this?"
Mr. ,1. hastened to reassure her.
"Why. Blossom, it's a cas*» of neces
sity. Besides, this rain doesn't amount
to anything. It's nothing but an April
shower, aud It'll be over in less than
an hour. Here, here's our car—hurry—
we've no time to lose!"
"Whew!" exclaimed Mrs. J„ as she was
bounced down Into a seat on the sub
urban-bound car. "1 feel like a sack of
potatoes the way you've dragged and
pitched me around! Might. 1 be allowed
to inquire now. Homer, the cause of all
"Certainly, my dear." answered Mr. J..
qvdte amicably. "You see, 1 hum Smith-
Jouea at lunch today ami he told me that
he understtnxl Mrs. Suburbauitt had only
one room unengaged for this .summer.
Fverybody who was out there with us
hist summer- and you remember how
many there were—has been to see .Mrs.
Sulurbanite and engaged his room again
for this summer. Besides, three new
families have taken rooms, so Smith-
Jones says. Aud he also tells me that a
chap In his bank Intends to go out after
the one remaining room tomorrow morn
ing. You see. we'll engage it this after
noon and beat him to it!"
Perhaps Mrs. Justwed should have en
A CORKED POM, MEM
Firm. He tried to Figure Out what it
was the Man-Above-him had. In the way
of Knowledge and Ability, that he didn't.
And then he set out to Acquire that
Knowledge and Develop that Ability, it
cost him Money and It cc-t him Labor.
Sometimes, he felt that lie was Playing
a Losing Game and despaired of ever be
ing given the Chance to put bis Work to
Practical Demonstration, it was v Chance
maybe he wonld. and maybe he wouldn't
be able to Deliver the Goods!
At the end of the year Chap No. 1
found that he had been mighty lan ky -
he was all of fifty dollars Ahead of the
(Jame. And he Trowed over it. too. and
Batted Himself on the Back for being a
Wise Guy who knew how t<> Romp Home
wdth the Coin! He had seen his Chance
and taken It!
Chap No. 2 got His. too. for (raring the
tWO week's Illness of the Man Above him
he had done the Work so thoroughly that
the Firm came to the conclusion he was
Just the chap to be the Man-Above-sonae
bodyelse In their branch office In a Dis
tunt City. So they Boosted him up and
Ids Salary, to-, That gave him about
Five Times tiftv dollars as the net out
come of his year's gamble with Chance.
So yon see. both Chaps were successful
In their Chances each according to his
own light. But the Difference was that
Chap No. ii was playing a Came thai was
and always will be Worth the Candle,
and Chap No. 1 wasn't!
Watering 600,000 Acres.
ENGINEERS are now engaged iv the
Sacramento Y'alley on the largest of
all the schemes ever planned by the
Cnlted States government. Its ultimate
object Is to control the flow from a water
shed of over 4.000 square miles and to
Improve the two great rivers of Califor
When the task Is completed over 000.-
--«"00 acres of rich land, at present dry
and sunbaked during eight months of the
yw>r, will have been brought under irri
gation, and large areas of bottom land, at
present subject to annual overflow and
great destruction by the floods, will have
been reclaimed. The work will Involve
the -control of sufficient waterpower to
provide electric light and power over the
greater part Sacramento Valley, which
extends from Mount Shasta to San Fran
cisco bay, and at its widest part reaches
about 100 miles from mountain range to
THE EVENING STATESMAN. WU/LA WALLA. WASHINGTON.
All the windows and woodwork should j
be carefully cleaned ami washed; the !
wallpaper should not be statue" or !
broken, and the same idea should be fol
lowed out through the entire house. If
aQ housewives follow this plan, as they
should do. tin' new homes are always
in .1 good condition for the occupants
and half of the hard work Is already |
FADS OF THK HOt 11.
CAT!: girdles are the latest fail.
The latest black still stovtrfoga are
tnbroidered up to the instep with jet
It Is not unusual to find even six dif
ferent kinds ol hue on v. single gown.
Black und white cheek materials are
being much used for children's clothes.
Little coats are worn over these dresses.
Sleeves fulled Into the armholes and
gathered below the elbow Into deep cuffs
are seen in the ultra-fashionable after
Meteor and all flinging materials are
utilized for costumes for formal occa
sions, while basket weaves in the coarsest
threads are to be worn for simpler frocks.
Tan or biscuit color is much In favor
now. It Is very perishable, but always
in vogue In the spring. x
TTI HKN safety pins are wanted al
111 ways at hand, pin one of each size
W to the edge of a hanging plucushlon
and chain each size to the uue o« like
size, having four or five on each chain.
They should be chained lv place after
they are ancd.
thused, but she didn't. Whereupon, Mr.
J. glanced moodily out the window for a
second or two and then retorted:
"Don't you want to go out there this
"Of course I do. Homer what makes
you think I don't?"
"Why, you seem as enthusiastic about
getting the room as a church mouse at
Mrs. J. paused a moment before reply
ing, half ashamed of aer temper.
"Forgive me. Homer." she said gently.
"I was so flustered over having to get
ready In such a hurry am] meet you
oh, see, it's stopped raining! It won't
be smh an awful trip, after all. Beatly,
I'm sorry 1 was so unkind.'
And Mrs. .1. cnutnned to chat opti
mistically <tn about the place, its prox
imity to the city, the people, the bridge
parties, etc. A half hour's ride brought
them to tneie destination and they clam
bered off the ear will' H i-iiitig akin to
Flute Playing Healthful
mANY members of the medical pro
fession have recommended th.
playing of wind Instruments as an
aid to health, and of all of them the Mute
stands supreme In this regard. Flute
A Modest Cottage Home for $3,000.
TDK features or characteristics of
the "Modern Cottage Home" build
ing at present are quite marked in
contrast with those built rive years
ago. This design is a modern, up
to-date cottage, having all conveniences
and comforts of a more expensive house.
It is built with a wide, screened piazza
in the front and rear and a second-floor
balcony over the front porch, screened in
and made with special reference to ont
of-door sleeping. Over the rear porch is
a nice chamber, the main roof being car
ried forward and backward over these
porches, so that they constitute a part of
the main house. These porches are •6
Care of Jewels'
CHAT dinrmmd.i are fre»juently Kept
in jeweler's sawdust, and 'hat they
are dried th're after being brushed
with soapsuds, la not new to the wearer
of these perfect Jewels. But that they
may be rinsed with i*o*ogue water and
are frequently sunken In a small bag of
bran may be news to many. The dry
bran bath 1* a polisher, and It is the
method of those very careful woin* i a bo
hist resort to eiean, white blotting paper
as drier aud to the bit of pointed blotting
paper, too, as a no ii for the orevi-es.
Precious stones are never wiped dry,
but the suwdust al)«orbs the moisture.
Many persons leave their diamonds in it,
keeping a box of sawdust for that pur
pose. Up-to-date jewelers polish pearls
with chamois and avoid water. Pearls
must be worn whenever it is possible.
Contact with warm flesh Is their best
preservative as to texture and color.
Pearls tarnish ami are said to •"die."'
Many .-d ladies who value their family
pearls lock them up with a piece of
ash-wood, notwitstanding the prot-sts of
the younger generation.
Filigree silver and (based gold orna
ments can be cleaned With hot water
and a little ammonia. A fairly soft
brush will do the work, and paper or cot
ton shouid be the constant wrapper for
these easily discolored metals, after the
jeweler's sawdust has absorbed the mob)
that of revisiting the Scenes of one's
youth. At least, Mr. J. essayed to feel
The boardlnghouse run by Mrs. Suburb
anite was a good 400 yards hack from
the station, and a long, rambling board
walk ran back to it. In summer it was
tlanked by bashes and Sower-beds ami
verdant trees arched it most pictur
esquely. But now it stretched out a nar
row, uninviting length of pine board
after pine board. Moreover, many of toe
beards had fallen victims to the winter's
cold and .storm and were i-onspleuonn by
Mr. J. glanced around for a second,
seeking familiar landmarks, ami stepped
off the station platform.
He sank into mud nearly up to his
"Confound It!" he exclaimed, at nig
gling back upon the platform.
"Sort of different from in the summer
time ■•'• it. Homer?" commented Mrs
He » ititu aaad nearo <u> —• •-- ■ -<-»•■.
playing necessitates perfect breathing. It
; an established fact Jhat very few
persons breathe correctly, ami many ail
nieiits could be avoided if correct breath
ing were properly adhered 10. Correct
DEBIGXI2I) lt\ CHAW. S. SEIMJ WICK, ARCHITECT.
feel in width rind |€ feet in length. The
size of the house. exc!nsiveof the porches,
is SB feet iv width by 38 teet in depth,
and the estimated cost is $."'.imo.
There is a very striking feature in con
nection with titis bonne that will appeal
to many peo| le who are in moderate
means i. c.. that the cottage is so ar
ranged that both floors may lie used for
separate flats for small families, or, if
desired, the house is convenient for one
family. The first floor, or flat, has a
central vestibule entrance, with a large
l : ving-r«>om on the right, with fireplace.
Rack of the living-room is a bedroom,
with toilet-room and closet. At the left
of the entrance ia a pretty dining-room
ture find chamois or soft kid has been
used for polishing. Oxidized silver should
he dipped In a solution of one part sul
phuric arid and 40 parts water. The
mixture is poison aud retjhirea very care
Irot j ornameritfl require a peroxide
treatment which whitens. The solution
Is rubbed on the backs of brushes, etc.,
with a ciofh, and as a cleanser ordinary
bicarbonate of soda with hot water is
essential. Amber is rubbed frith pul
verlned chnlk slightly moistened with
water. The bead.--, ii smli they be arc
then laid upon a flannel (loth, rubbed
with olive oil. aud. lastly, a cry woolen
( hith until the pnli<b returns. The o;>al
Is rubbed with mastic, wide* is putty,
spread on a chamois and slightly mols
tened. Polish Is restored to this gem
with powdered chalk, followed by a
washing in warm water and rubbed dry.
All jewels need cleaning, uo matter what
their Intrinsic vulue.
SILK HAT BAG.
Pi i.J.MAN porters are able to anpptf
paper bags to women for the protec
tion of hats, but the best article for
this purpose it the new silk hat bag. espe
cially for women who are going to travel.
The paper bags are stiff and unwieldy
ami one of soft China silk, provided
with a ribbon run through the casing at
the top, will be much more convenient.
On the outside of the bag, uear the
lower edge, may be placed pockets,
closed by snap buttons, for the accom
modation of gloves and veil. ,
J., quite cheerily. ~
"Well I should say so—doggone It, look
at thai mud on my trousers up to my
knees!" exclaimed Mr. J. "Tan wait
here. Blossom, until I get that board over
there and put down for you to walk on
over this muddy place."
Carefully Mr. J. prepared to jump to a
loose board lying hi the mud a trifle too
far out to step upon.
And as he landed on one end of It.
the other naturally flew' up and met him
on the way!
• - <ih!'' gasped Mrs. .T.
"77-! !w ufl'ff!" roared Mr. J.. lv words
more emphatic than elegant.
Ills hat was reposing peacefully In a
puddle a yard away and one of Mr. J.s
shoes seemed wedged tight in the mud.
Bui he got the plank and ttnally suc
ceeded in placing it so Mrs. .1. could
step safety across to tiie boardwalk.
me tell yon." exe«alrued Mr. j.
breathing is one of the fundamental riles
of physical training, ami the play of the
Bute tn.t only compels the very strictest
observance of this rule, but it retpiires
that the breathing shall be done iv as
pure ,-dr as possible. Regular playing of
the gate also developes the chest and
shoulders to a great extent.
a;;<l a anal! dea opening tutu the iov- of
the same, and v racers sideboard. The
kitchen connects nil lb the dining-room
aud opens out on tbe rear porch. The
rear stairway I* at the side entrance,
making convenient access for parties de
siring to occupy tiie upper floor as a flat.
There is a good] basement under the
entire house, and the finish throughout
is iv Washington flr stained, with oak
floors. The exterior is cemented Irons
the grade line to the top of the first
story; above this the house is sided with
"drop shi.ng." stained brown. The trim
mings, cornices, etc.. are painted white,
and the ahingles of tbe roof a rich
Ts Oiost instances libraries arf uoi
Bade; iiu'y grow. The book rollrctor
mu«t have jrctri in which to make
the library, aad tap*rial care must be
laken of the volumes in 0.-c-r that
the ones obtained first will be iv good
condition when the library Is completed
ill treatment will ruin l*.oks tor same
as ir wll. ruin anything else and they
sometimes show age before the* really
ought to. Lending books is a pleasure,
yet this often causes their partinl do
strurtlon. It is Inst to keep all pre
clous bindings behind class doors. ibis
will keep them free from dust and moist
ure and they will not be Open to the
book destroyers. The bnadHug of vol
umes, when It Is done a great deal, will
ruin the best of bindings.
A soft cloth Is the best treatment for
"I wouldn't live in the roan try the year
round for money! look at me! Ain't I
an awful mess?"
'"Oh, Just a little mud. Homer," con
soled Mrs. .1. •'That won't hurt you.
It'll brush right off as soon as it's dry!"
Mr. j. stood still in a maze meat,
"What!" In- exclaimed. -what what
ate you trying to do -kid me! You may
think it fanny, but I don't! Let me tell
you. madam, if it wasn't that I am so
anxious to get you out Ol the hot city
this summer and make yon comfortable,
you can Just bet I wouldn't tramp way
out here oil a day like this room or do
Just then Mis. j. slipped on a wet
bonnd and one dainty boo I was covered
But Mrs. .[. laughed.
"It Is sort of 'truly rural.' Isn't it.
Homer!" she exclaimed pleasantly.
Her optimism, however, was i.ist on
Homer-dear, who was still ruefully con
templating his bespattered garments.
So on they toiled over (he loose boa Ilia
when there were any and through the
mid when they were missing entirety.
finally they reached the house and
Mrs. Suburbanite welcomed them heartily.
Yes, she had just one more room left,
but. as s« ii ! 'people h:ol been looking at
ii. she w.M : : b>*ve to charge 920 a month
for It. Sl.e disliked raising her price,
but the ::: ;. ased cost of living, etc. and
there .\ • were!
Homer-dear objected, but Mrs. s. was
obdurate. Naturally. Mr. .1. had to fi
Two hours biter a man and a woman
stopped before the doer of t tie Justwed
apartment, and the man Inserted a key
and opened the door.
"If yon ever so much as mention
country board to me again. Mrs. Just
wed." the niaa exclaimed." •Til—Ml -
well. I'll buy a farm and make you live
oa it the year round! 'I'll*' idea of tramp
ing out there on a day like this! Look at
us mud from bead t" foot! There we
s-tt like bumps on a log watting one solid
tiour for that bloomin' old '-ar: I don't
see why they can't run 'em as regularly
in the winter and spring as they do in
summer! « oufound the old room any
J:.st then the 'phone rang and the
woman- Mrs. J. -answered it.
"riello—yes—Mr. Smith-Jones 1 Oh,
The Well-Dressed Man.
HMAN who Wrafce* to be well
dressed abould never make blniself
conspicuous. lieod taste is the
requisite for good dressing, and ex
Bggeratton at a si vie Is the tirst and most
common fault. The well dies .ed man
never goes to extreme* one way or !
another. I.oudne-- is another sin, and !
tips may be in either color or pattern. !
College boys are notaldy offender* again*! j
this rule In the eyes of the fashl n makers, i
ami their burlesques are not louknd upon !
seriously by the wcll-drcßßcd man
For a man to lie well dressed he must I
study himself. He must study his age. '
stature, coloring, cast of features and
physical peeulini dies. If he is 4<i and |
wears clot bee thai would look well on a
li| of lid he is md well dressed. The j
short man should wear stripes. ,-,s they j
seem to give hltd added height. Plaids ;
only accentuate Ids lack of it. The tali j
mati should avoid stripes, as they make i
him resemble an animated barber not*- A
shade known among the tailors as "tenth- i
cr" is quite popular this spring. So. too,
are the many sh ah's of gray and blue A
feature of the correct new spring suit is
Its broad collar, shorter lapels and coat
sleeves curving to more tightness at the
bottom an English Idea. There are usir- ;
ally three buttons on the coat, the back j
of which drapes instead of fitting, but !
there is no pronounced bott on dare. Hern |
are a few fashion hints for men:
A novel patent leather boot has cloth
liutend of leather uppers, and a narrow
strip of leather extends up through the
■ •enter of the cloth, lending an effect that
is at least different
SATURDAY, APRTT, tfi
bo.,ks ihat are dusty, rhe ~ ..
be thrown or dapped tether *;\\Z
mm loosen Ih« bindings „ (:l „ s . J2
p.-f-' s to Ml out. a very delicate t>, b
such as the ones ns.-d on h:((v
osed to dust en. the top „ ( | K ,. S J *
gaeea, where the row* £g
rJda brush will aid in getting all fa
dust from the paper fiber
Moths and mold constitute the mmlm
the handlers, and cedar oil | s £ heal
remedy. This „ll is p., „„ tl))1
With a bread Be* i.nnish brush. |U i.
soaked bsto evcy cr. vhv and emd i t
is then mopped and rubbed dry before ih#
books are replaced on the she)res Tan
moth aud mold cure need net be analfc*
mor.- than once each rear. A good ™i
lector never pulls the books from th*
shelves by their bindings, as this ofka
ruins the covers and pulls the page, I,**,
When taking hooks from the shelves
place the finger on the tops and not on
i he bindings. WHh the tirst finger on
the top of the volume, tilt It outward
without pulling, so that the thumb and
middle finger can grasp the whole of the
back binding, by which It will he drawn
from th.- shelf. |. j S very easy to »«.
why Ibis method should be need, and It
is much easier than the eld way of grab
bing the back of th- Madia* ami jerk
ing the volume outward. The bookplate
Is no longer a difficult thing to obtain,
and al! volumes deserve bookplates. Young
artists sometimes make a specialty of de
signing bookplates tor a small price, and
the printer charges only a nominal sum
for a metal cut and tiie tirst several hun
dred prints. Subsequent orders for them
will cost \,-ry little, and they are really i
great necessity when it comes to are
serving the volnaaes
Tin' most successful gim is the library
paste, and I lie binding of a hook ncr.l
not suffer during the process If another
Vtttnane be laid beneath the open enter
While the work is being done.
The look which Is marked with the
owner's pinie is a gnat deal more sacred
iv the'hands of the borrower, and It i»
also more likely to be returned—and pr*
turhed in good condition, t"". In most
eases ihe man or woman who docs not
take care "f a borrowed book hardly ever
has any of his own. The hoot :> pee
iraneiit article and If one ami ' are*
Icsh he should try It with 50.... .i» e:*e
than a valuable volume.
how do you do: Yes we just got hack.
What*' the Browns and the Turiien
won't go out again this summer? They've
given up their rooms? Oh yes. thank
you indeed for telling as but we've al
ready been. Yes it might have saved in
the trip. What's thatl —the new faan.y
in the room nexl to ours has- what!
three little babies? Yes, I guess Bred
bctier try and k r, 't one of the other
rooms bo Idea do cry a lot at night, don't
they: Y"s. Homer's here want to spe:ik
to him? Alright Just a minute -hold
the wire "
Bal Homer-dear was past answering i
CARVEL CALVERT BALL.
OLD l'\SlllO\ RBVIVISO.
•y-fjs an outgrowth of the tendency to
mm ward the lines of Marie Antoinette
J I and her time*, the Be he is here la
combination with the ndnmlnona folds of
the skirt Voile, mouss- line de soie and
chiffon are used over s ilu foundations
with the pictu-esipie ed that costume*
of the draper period i ally attain. A
single rose of satin or lie. or the arti
ficial flower, is used ti Id the ends of
the fichu to the girdle
Canary colored Ascots to match the
modish cliamois glove are an iunovatiou
Of note for the young man. So. too, are
the white buck gloves for afternoon wear.
Brown morning coats are one of the
daring idea>. but they are undeniably be
coming to the youngster who is well-knit
of ligure ami carries btuMCif with a bit
of .1 "swagger."
Monotone egrets In colors have been
supersede i by agreeable contrasts, as con
tract, after all, is the life and spice of
the well-dressed man.
lUa—lng up fof the afiernoon in a frock
ee*l and the boardlifte stiff shirt Is a
thing of the past. All this lins l»eeii
ebanged, and comfort has become the su
preme consideration in dress for every oc
casion, whether morning, afternoon »r
Quality count-, for as eaoeh in etethna
as it does in anything else. The cheaper
article may look well for a short length
of time, but 111 the long ran the more ex
pensive lament will be the cheaper.
JAI'A A B9SH nwokds.
3\l'AM;sk swunls are not teaJble nor
lavfjlc: I hey are uiSruualed tot ha**
iCHH and strength and hol.l a .era
Japanese steel is said »" '
e\en Swedish ateel f'»r hardness and puri
ty. The BMtaafartare ef taw swords is an
elaborate proeeaa Ceicaiaalah a*
pwrattttoa* are mixed with the s; ieutitic
operations. The sword hardener is re
garded aa tie- ntest Imaortaal per-ooaite
eoaneeted with the mauufaetore. It la his
name that is inscribed on tbe bilt and bis
reputation that enhencea tte value 01