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A f..t r.H f e':t-r:arf ni-i.t ai- r . j
iin to ruMe lut t!ie are-nt.iiii teai..
the rt-sl i:-.r I'O'iy wh inn (i.ni-.
i.r n iii !h:r.ii he ran. is daii'.'.ti t!.'
tat eo now. an-! .-ve;- ImhJv w ho :m t
uaiM- is wathlr.c ti.-r p-';! sv.ii. -ir.4
aii-i 4ainii!ri'f lo it -ti.'ter:ti u-ni-iisurf.
Th'-re has hfn a qr.T h t .1 : . ! j
....it ttv.s new !.:;. l.-it en:'..' .'
t o:i"t-i.' ;s 'if opinion. t::r:iiK tliat .I ;
f ti- rmperor i.f i;Ttnal.. :s th;:t M. j
t:tnK is iiit' ha i mirr li.4
do not tn-;iti t t'e ! :r-:, hi:.
meant in f.u t. i;s :r art-
very prniT that uiey hj not mean ;
nyth.iiK at u!l. j
Cne Is apr to nsk. "What ran the
matter l. why all this lar.go f us '.' '
As a mat; r ".-r fact, there is really r.
ferret t- dis.-over. The tar.co Is new
an.i ijueer. nnd up to the minute p"i-
pie are eater to embrace, or to be em- !
. raced, by anthms ctw and out r :
GAMES FOR CHRISTMAS ;
many nomes tne enure ramiiy
connection, great and small, is 1
gathered together tor Christmas d.n- .
tier, and Jt ts orten hard when the tea-
Uvltlcs last over into the ever.lr.g to
amuse In a quiet fashion the children
cf tfce party. The fallowing games
may be or use to some d.stracted
A merry card game Is played with an
ordinary pack or playing cards. Kuch
player chooses tl e cry of an animal.
The game Is j!aed exact'y the mnie
aa "nap." only hen two cards or the
aame kind come together ou cry out
the call your cppnert has cliifn.
Two can play. bu the more the mer
rier. Wben a third sees two cartls
alike Inot in nia own hand) be c.tti
claim them ty rall.ng out the cr.e of
the two possessors.
Poatrard is lots or run ar.d easy to
et going If joj have a number or old
postcards ou d n't know what t- do
ih. Pit each p.crire ponUcrJ in
bair. When l his Is d..tie mix them all
up together, and the cb.i'.Jren wiiJ find
It a very exc.tlr.g game to pi'' the
picture postcards together again.
Drawing races are great sport. AH
the plaers are provided with teticil
and paper, and or.e Is chosen to start
the game by suggesting a subject and
earing ""go!" Suppose he chooses a
man to re drawn. At the word "go!"
each player draws a man until the
tarter says "stop.- The next plaver
elves further tnf jrrr.ation such as. "He
ts on horseback. K ' and every one
adds to the horse until the word "stop-
comes from the r-r.e mho suggested it.
Kach plaer m turn gives out an ad
dition to the p.cture. starting and
stopping the others, until every or.e
has had a turn: then thse w ho have
not completed thetr drawing are "out.
and the winner is the one whose pic
ture is cons.dered the test. The great
point is to suggest the m st unexpect
ed things, and t!e fir:svied ora.Dl
always cause roars of laughter.
A NEW COLOR.
r.V5 of the new shades of the season
Is "geranium at night" It ts a
wonderful tir.t. not Tx;"n and ret
purple, but Komethir.g between the two.
It was d.scovered. or so the story goes,
by a ties gner who lirg-ered In a green
bouse at duk I!e found tt.ul ire
colors of the hothouse rVwer char.gt.-d
tn an extraord.nary m.-.rer as tr.?
shadows fell oeep yeliow te.-arre pink.
purple was b'ack. ard th- ha-d red
C fST!I-.17T iVIn O.T e - '
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p'e jtlowr tSat gave him the ir.; iration
fur the I cw eLaOa
woir y .r ti ' -i :..-! ---i . .nrw fZ-t-r ltar-tr'yj-.s, ii.n!iii or r.oiiy ana pine .
If . . , .-' Ai",.-vr - . -vv '-y P 1 X X'V -X I ,t... r.f t-e hostess, lis- name of I
i -4- ivti-3 t': jt TV V
CHRISTMAS DANCE FOR THE
T o ptih.: has al.v.iys o'-n Itlven to f
i.m . ria n s;:i.-i:is ! -:.t :.-.? m f ,r ;
t::.ri.;.v rot .-.:was w r'i.v "t : t' ,
a .!.;.. l..,f :t l as ni-v.-r .i i-o pub;-'t '
:l - at the pr. -y i.t f.:i; . Kt-n in t .i-;
a . I J i; s .f the prophet the : y
wa t-r nove!t.-p. h'.t ' now the cry
se"tns t -t t-r noth nc ei?e.
t'f curse thtre aie a number
FROCK WITH MANNISH POCKETS
Til F smart woman or today may
' the s- el-rts. find the same corn-
thr :-tirg I cp hands In her
t!.at vouchsafed to the .
lWho'd the txse of the
sterner u s
'pretty n:ae.:i n ti.e picture. sne r.'i
! both hands 'mtily held ia the pocket
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OF SATIN AND VELVET.
X . -
o. a lcr?e;er tt:n skirt TP's poe j pr pared in a larger toaster The at the o. ck and gradually gjowir.g nnc pan. to the base or w!u.;h ts sol-giv-s
a Jaunty ur to tiie figure. The small alcohol iar.:p is h:?it.l ana two ; larirer .town tf.r long lrp ur.ti! theidered gralint madir or an nil..) ..r
vi-rv rnn.!4.fr fn.-Kiel is acc -n: DiUltd ' or three pieces of toist ker.t r.io.nr hoi ; !... ,1s at it.e walct in are tti- -.y.e or '-. morals nods sinatl trush
ry a Ctt.lt , t v:ulf, velvet tr.mir.ed v.-.th j
. i ., .
1 1 it-- I ii v i . 1 1 rovui
jirar.-r. r) purp!.- vejvet and ermine
Sir f -
Gint, who is famous among her i deep cake pan with three tablespoon
friends for her ki!l In candy ' fuls of powdered sugar and one of
I . i . r- An. la hAf....lf V. - 'i - f i . . r- r-
s herseir th.s year racing
of an almost mpty pock-
1 " ""'rlu
h.r.g gift list. She ica-
yon. that thcr i only one way out or
tr,e difficulty e.thrr to give some of her
I frlenOs candy or abandon the ida of
! present giving altogether To this girl
Christmas would not be
w tbout B.vin. so the citndy olTcriiiBs !"u" 11
. : l',.:tr into a gre.tsc l pan and cut out in
arc g...r.g to win the day :,riares when u hardens.
.lere are the nc.j.es for some of the , l!:lt!prN.r,.n. Tlirtw rupfuls or
fw.ets whi.-h wi.l be sent to friends wh,. SUJ;ir raf a cuprul ot water,
pa. ked in pretty hoin- majo crinklud ,a t a cupful or vinegar or ha'r a ta
jper baskHH ai.d boxesi b!e;,.fint ii of cream ..t tartjr. a la-
M a rsl. mallow s
Tw o cupfu's of sugar '
r.rd one cut f.il of water, f;..:! togeth
er uiv; the mi'.fure is brittle when
dri; into coiq uat' r. Diss.i'vetwo
' ta . .'r;Konf tils of . i'.n m fix tali!.
- l i.tuis .f col. I water When the
s rup .s -done pour It ov r the F' litin
::o t -.it twenty minutes. Powder a
Row Shirt Styles Effect the Hlalh
VOT long ago a woman's magazine i "The wide plaited s!:rt made it p-s-
asked the quest. on. "What . fte t ' sil.le for a long stride, but its great
has the ekirt on woman's walk?" The draw back was beavioess. an. I there
fcl'ow ir.g is how one contr.butor j
answered the q'leryt i
i ur great-grandm-.f r ers -had a
ouecnlv carriage. Walking with tliem
j wuji an art. It wu evident that they
were not spineless women. During the
(days when the uncertain behav.ng
h.opsk:rt relcned wemen wa'kd tim
id y. Ti.ey took litt!.? m'.ric'r.g steps.
2:.d pcets compared the fe.-t to little
mi stealing in and out. TKore was
a certain demureness r.bout the walk j
In the days of the crinoline. It was )
then that their har.ds were earn, d ,
f.!ded for the reason that it was quit;
impossible lo carry tr.tm any other
"These flttle steps were again een
d'lrt's tlie reign of the hobble skirt.
but then there was no r.J Deis in either'
carr.agc or demeanor. I
.' "E haie N-'orr.c fami!-ar with
; various k.:!.''.s of toasters now on
i' the market, and now cotr,'.-s a l:ttle in- 1
div.ouul toaster ra.'k witti nlroho.
j lamp These racks .ook Jusj like the 1
; larger ones bi.t are meant to rest at '
each pate after the toast has been ;
at ones f.laie until ne.-r.-d i
I . . . . . - . I
. i ' i cij. 4. : e urn.icn no uir
tat . I'.t-r piateil una ri:-e an at
' - nrnCituL
t serious minded people untouched by
s'liv .mzei but what a lot or run they
Tl e tanro tea Is a wonderfully smart
cleanni; house for the social con
science, and a Christmas function of
th- k-ini! nnnM he iovelv with all the
f t- vuioMrfe :,n.i its charming
det ..rations of holly and pine as an
Thp success of such a tea depend
- ..r,rt .-.r the individual
guest Th: .-ai'is for cond mararf-
given to the
'9 s rt .
THE DANCE OF TODAY AND YESTERDAY.
' cornstarch and let the candy stann in
; the powdered pon for a day or night:
' ,r rill, ;n
then cut imr in fOlilnres and
j .-. ,,,. jr ,.,, r-h.
Mexican Kisses lioil three cupfuls
) of light brown sugar and a cupful or
mi:k ts' tl r until it threads; then
'add a teaspoonful of butter. Take
iruiii ii. nre. nivor n ii vxiiiok onui
jjoont ii .f cream
bieyj oor fui of butter and eight droT-s
of extract of lemon, lioil without stir
ring until it " '.it Knap and break. Jut
before takli g from the tire add a quar
ter ot a teaspoonful ot sod::, pour into
well buffered biscuit litis to the depth
of quarter of an mcfi Mark off into
squures when cold.
were so many wouvn burdei.ed with
the weight of their skirts that it was
almisf out of the quest. on to take any
steps at ail.
"There was a time when every sort
of walk threatened to go out of exist
ence. That was wh.-u tiie first jnrj
wide. sl::rt put in an ar'pejrance jjn.l
the tailors and dressm.tkrra had not
even thought of tie helpf-j! slit.
"Woman recognized in the slit a life.
saver; but. on the ..rher hand, her own
ir.r.ate modesty compelled her at lirst
to look at it ask .n. c S.jice then the
s:ir has gone to tiie worst of its ex
tremes, and n-w. !.ke every ood and
lKl fashion, ife reaction has set In and
t.le sl.i.-h is beg nuing to disappear. It
ts interesting to speculate upon Just
what eft.-ct the nw figure in th.? new
pegtop skirt will have on the walk.
AMBER BEADS NOW.
JTr:iN.S o! amber oca.ls are relng
woiu low lp place of Ihe white
:m tari. t. Ivory beads. whi:h ti.e
completely out of style The
i.irier i.e s amber beads, ibe better
lu! srtiir' -1.-SS. ar.d wme of ibs strings
r.nv Lrai'in.n k Km 1 1 a t - s, .
nari.les Tlie yellow undn are very,
. .... . . . .
effective arairist white lace and ein- I
br.ioery rdice fronts. Put they are
not tiMumuK 'j every sroiruo.
COLLEGE SET I
prevention of congestion, which la apt
to pccir even In a large house.
The doors to the dining room should
be kept free by sorr.e one. probably a
diplomatic daughter or the house, who
in a smiling conversational fashion
lures the littie (onmnj groups to ;he
.sides of the room
o that a clear pys-
sae is kept from the it-a table through
the center of th? room.
,i. for the refr.-shmnts. what a tot
of rerte.tly awful tea or.
the course of a social -o-ason iti the
j quietly to you the secret of a m'oil cup
of tea. Tb" water muvt he honing RT
! the fme of brrw:ns. The urn vhit:;!i!
he warm before tlie lea is p'-a-.-ed in it
and a fresh pot made tor each eight
liutsts. The cup shouiti be warm also
A PIMPLE and very Iresh finish is
" V given to m:;ny of the morning
tni'-ks with low rut necks fcy aelicule
ruches or while chiffon '
A d.iimv neck arrangement on a
rorsaye ot dai k -hitfn itnd xiilin ron -
6iits of solt folds . ot . c.'uiT on outlining
I a - r.Hf.k and edged with a ruflle of
soft white l.-jce .
; Cherry colored voile de sote Is the
foundation ot a smart afternoon gown,
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5? Milady's Icwelpv Cleaner i
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A USEFUL. HOLIDAY CFTERING.
rtrofr afftrf' th nrCinf Tnr thtlifft T 1 n C t.-avi m paluantf. nrflf.n ! VPfl.
11 g:",T with i'..s ot hana.4i.me jewelry erated !
ii, her MMessLiin Jeweiry. every one; This detarnlahes the jeweiry when
kr.ow. requires regular cUarung to : placed in the pan touchir.g the' metal
keep it tn pe-tect condition, arid now !w. res by simply a'tim: on the tarnish .
. ou.es a spec.al appaiatus tor this pur- ; After the clenir.g process the jew eiry :
,ni?e which ir.cluties s.iwn.jst Pox di-
v: rti h v a mere or oerroraied htwrr. a
Hy puti-.r.g a s-nufiun traqr from o.ie
tablespoontui of oicarbor.ale of soda
land one iaspoor.f ul table salt d.s-
! solved ixx one uuari of -water into Ihe I
and the tea! carerully measured: cne
teaspoonful to each guest and one Tor
the pot Is the old tashtone.1 recipe
whioh cannot be Improved upon. This
sounds like a slow process for tarse
number of -fuests. thjt who would
rather not wait than, suffer and sip
few drops of lukewarm tea?
Apropos of tea. "camomile" Is a
smart and rerreshing brew ror the In
formal tea hour, a wonderrul calming
and curative beverage and. above ail.
so beneficial to the complexion. It is
a rad or the winter abroad and popu
lar, too. here at home.
Naturally the "piece- de resistance"
at a tea ts "tea.- but the tat-so affair
calls for a pood punch of-scme kind
crape Juice ir ona is not in accord with
"a wee drop of somethin" stronger."
Tiny pate de foie Bras sandwiches.
Ions and very thin, cut from the heart
of a slice of brend. and a bit of pastry
are all that Is really necessary for re
freshments, bin naiumtiy this . is a
matter nf in.Itviiii.al taste. nnJ the de
mands of one's environments, hut it is
niKK'.-s tool.sh to prepare t" heavy a
For the tan no tea a room must be
p.ven up to the dancers, and a ragtime
orchestra. If one enn afford the ex
pense, or a piano, banio and fiddle or
cuitar make good music to which the
Hht fantastic may be tripped.
Grownups have a childish love of
"dressing up." and a popular expres
sion of this fad is carried out in the
bal poudre or I'osiunie dances of the
l.oms periods. It is easy to copy the
dress of these times, and where cos
tume books or illustrated history vol
umes are not available the movln;
picture shows h'p out wonderfully.
depictir-K. as they do. costume styles
of all periods.
The contrast between the average
tango tea frock and the picturesque
dress of long ago is beautifully illus
trated In the picture shown. What
could be more graceful than the frock
worn by the courtesying dame and her
cavalier, vho is quite as elegantly ar
liycd for the minuet as his partner.
The formality of such a function de
mands the regulation ceremonious
supper and all the frills, as the chil
dren say. "of a real party."
PLA'NT OF THE COBSETIEBE
A I-EADINO corsetiere when Inter-
viewed recently said that the cor
set of today was not a corset, but a
poultice. "Instead of wanting to take
oil" flesh women now want to put on
corsets." she complained. "The more of
it the belter, for instance, if a wo
man hasn't the advantage of a Santa
Plans tummy she fills in the rounded
front of the up to date corset with
paddins- She also pads at the waist
Madame grudgingly admitted that
hips were Injund down, but she didn't
think it would last long. Drapery over
tlie hips will bring them in again.
The new "listless" figure Is very hard
on the stout woman, and the stout wo
man is usually the middle aged per
iOii. and it's impossible to make the
average middle aged woman look
rickety. She may appear crumpled,
but that's about all As a result, the
average woman Is not going in for the
slii.l.y styles. She wears the straight
front corset with no curved lines as a
And It's the sensible thing to do. for
after years of hard work at all kinds
of exercise and self restraint in the
matter of eating everything she likes
she is loath to conceal her slim lines
under a padded corset. Another thing
In favor of the old straight lines is
their yout'hf ulness. Almost all women
dread anything which suggests age.
i Partly veiled with a tunic and corsage
of the hame material In cherry and
I niie stripe rne enecr is unoeniaoiy i
I pretty. A hue oke erlged with a bor-jrPHE girl who Is starting on her ca-
j dcr of cherry and white, as is also thel reer or housekeeping niu.it make uf
i hm'tr edge of the. strafight tunic, and j her mind at the v erv start lo mak
long sleeves with deep band trills fin-
j ish a lovely gown.
An effective magpie gown Is or black
I crepe ite chine over white chiffon, with
'a coatee of heavy guipure lace.
in p.a-'en in tne uaui io una turn, j
ed uuside down The sawdust pours :
tlTI. nerforatert f7I.r imlith r,( .
the jewelry the while nd when it '
iut arain of sawdust has poured,
through milady ru.ds net ;ew eiry 1
nr-.ght and shining on the perforated '
fiber ready for use without the neces-
any ol bruohing off the sawdust.
t MIAOY'S WINTER GLOVES
JJT her glove tha woman who can
afford to buy whatever he wtsbea
Innocently announces to whoever
scan 3 her toilet to precisely what
tent she is posted tn fashions.
To Wear with Tailored Suit.
Two button length biacK gloves with
white stitchir.s or white gloves wuh
black or white stitching. In glace kid.
are correct for wear with tailored suits
of any coior. but very emart for morn
ings Rre the tailored capeskin itloves
in wh.te. and next In tavor the tan
piques, trimmed on th back with threw
single rows or self shade silk stitching
and fastened with targe tniokt peart
For Afternoon V.'r.
Very chic for afternoon use ar tha
two button glace lengths In th vari
ous neutral tones, with v.indyke inset
lops denned with a line of kid In a
contrasting shade. The. most decided
of th. contrasts show In the black
or wh.'e gloves having mauve or lav
ender insets at the lop of the wrists.
For Evening Wear.
The s'u;en button lenijth In whlta
glace kid. tr mnied across the back of
th: hand with three rows of black
stitching and at the top with four rows
of bracelets in Mai kid. Is a leading
novelty in evening gloves, but there
are other attractive novelties. One Is
frilled at the top with black chantllly
ruffles, which fall over to smu!al4
long, foamy cuffs, and a second model
has tops trimmed wuh turned over
cuffs in black velvet embroidered witn
cut steel beads.
AN EFFECTIVE LITTLE GIFT
TF" yon have a bit of oriental silk
handsome and effective, use it fo
making a cardrase for the girl who
goes about to af'erncon functions.
The illustration shows a dainty cae ol
CARDCASE OK ORIENTAL. SII.K.
this kind fashioned from .Japanese silk,
with a dull blue background patterned
with blurrv conventionalized ruses In
Inside the case, which Is lined with
heavy while grosgraln i!J. are two
compartments for visiting iards. Out
lining the case la a cord of dull gold
DAINTY VANITY CASE
DAINTY vanity case Is made ol
moire silk in s-'verul or the latest
shades rose, lavender, violet, light
blue, absinth tone, amber nd tan. In
side are an oval mirror, hung rrom a
ribbon, and a pocket In which Is slip
ped a dainty powder puff The cast
foids over and fastens with either a
button or small silver clasp.
I LtAnN II) lttr HULluk j
j r r t r r t - t t ............. m
thn best of tlie iriiplemeiits on hand
arid not to allow any neighbors' toles
or marvelous new inventions to dis
turb her equanimity She can console
herself with the knowledge thai If ah
Is a good housewife without any aid tc
housework slie could riot improve with
these helps They might maktr thing
u little easier tor her. but they could
not imirove her art.
Almost any woman ran be a good
hoiif eke;er when all her work is ac
complished lot her by the invention!
of men II h easy to he a good house
wifu when the patent washer does the
laundry, the meat chopper hashes Ihe
meat, the vacuum cleaner does the
sweeping and dustinM. the patent p.'at
I a K ones the dishes, and so on Hut th.t
girl who c-in point to a apotles house,
u well cooked u.iin'.r. Ixautituily wash
ed mul uoned i..iil.et and can ay,
"This work bus all In en done by my
own hands without the aid of any me
chanica! liru and lul.or savur.g instiu-
t ients." this ;.rl deserves all the praise
laud all the f-ie.iit o'.ved to that most
line of all luoiJiin woiiiei,. tha pelted
j tlood ho'isekeefitrit; Is essentially a
matter of superiority or methods rath
er than equipment. It is true that
monv of the op to dale smp'menta in
vented for lt H.iving of tune and la
bor are the greatest Mi ls to housekeep
ing, bur some of them are really very
expensive and Levoud the means or a
number "f w..:neri. Docs this mar;
lth.il these w omen should fold their
! hands am! g'e u; ihe hope of ever be
j c.mtng etn.ucr.t housewives' Decided
' ly not!
i The. fact is that so much or the nec
j essary work i taken off the sliuul.
j ders of ihe modern housewife Py the
labor raving inventions that her meth
ods become decidedly slack She de
pend' on machines and really grows
to have no ideus on the sudJbcI of leal
QUAINT CHINA ORNAMENTS,
'IIINA wii. quair t ladies vitfj
p . d".-ed ihlna :a:i hii.I pink
china ciie-lis and gracefully slim
fig ures arc- dressed in gay sill, gowo-
men '"" 1 .,..
In which candies r sewing material
i,r nv sort i't trinklrts Mild le put
charming china ladles cosl
J-i and make deluhtrul Christm-ts
presents. s-.ome t them Hre mium-
mihg guitars, anfl some are gazing
raptly in china mirrors, and some axe
Languidly fanning itvinaeivea.