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, Calling Gowns end N.gIIgcctJ. : :
An unusually chic calling gown of
dark green taffeta showed the 1830
mode In Its quaintest form ; with IHlf
; ' lags end Insertions , long shoulder : effect .
, CecL and full sleeves , La say nothing I
of the full skirt and small waist , the
ensemble was all one could desire. A
toque of the green showed tiny wing
and knots of ribbon velvet of a paler
shade for contrast ; the green parasol '
sol was R most fitting accompaniment
to this particulllr costume.
Any number of dainty matinees and
negligees must be considered in the
trousseau : ; , from the lounging robe for
. ' _ . _ . . . boudoir use to the peignoir oC regal
lines becoming the hostess of the
drawing room , so beautiful and artistic -
tic are they In de"lgn Richly hand
embroidered crepes In delicate shades
make UI handsomely , while accordion
silks with profuse lace insertions pas-
sp.ss a particular attraction for the
majority of women , their clinging ful-
ness , with flowing sleeves , being real-
ly very fascinating and decidedly be-
Fashionable Neck Garnitures.
No one of the many accessories of
the season is more attractive or adapt.
able than the fancy collars which take
such a variety of forms. The group
illustrated includes several sorts , all
, . of which are smart and any of which
can be reproduced in a variety of mar -
II I terials. As shown , however , the collar -
lar in the upper left-hand corner is
\ , lace edged with band-
- , ; ' - made of all-over
, ing. The round collar below is made
of , net with heavy silk applique and is
finished with a slll r\1che. \ The collar
! to the right Is of quito a different
sort , Including long stole ends , which
are eminently effective , and Is shown
In Inserted tucking with n. muslin frill
as a Hnlsh. The fourth and last col-
lar Is made wIth deep point , each of
which Is filled hr a medallion oC embroidery -
l hroldCl'r , the foundation \ material be-
I lng embroidered batiste , fine and
. sheer. To make ! any collar for n. woman "
an of medium size wlll be required
1 % yards of material IS or 21 inches
wide ; for n. girl of 1-1 years oC age ,
114 yards 18 or 21 inches wide.
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r Macrame lace is one oC the newest
. J' ' features for trimming linen and can-
, ' -J vas gowns. Those who remember the
I time that this fish cord was ured : : to
make "tidies , " table milts and scarfs
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ot seine twine In heavIly crocheted
laces. Macrame Is wonderfully : ; smart ,
\ and even If It is made of cord with n
y , crochet hook and looks ; : coarse enough
) to have consumed very little time In
r the making , nt present It 111 quite the
most fashionable trimming that my
woman could cheese for certain :
" , gowns , It would bo 20 cagy to croChet .
'i chat ol1ouah for n gown flint it scorns i
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/ccs' / : ; ; Collarless Jacket of Tan-Col.
orzd Cloth-G3rnlturcs for the Neck
-Calling Gowns and Negligees-To
n pity someone doesn't design n few
simple patterns that might readily hC'
copied. The prettiest pieces used so
far have deep rounded points with
raised : ; effects , and scallops around the
entire edge In preference to the fringe
that was so fashionable last year.
Fringe , however , properly belongs to
the macrame variety , so one may
choose it wIth perfect propriety Very
deep collars oC this heavy lace will
ho worn In the early spring , and as
they are adjustable they will answer
for lightweight wraps as well.
Told in Hcr '
: Qoudoir' < ]
Tucks of all widths are noted on
Coarse laces : trim the canvas fabrics .
rlcs to perfection.
Elaboration Is the keynote of the
season In dressdom.
Nets printed in cloudy Dresden
effects are very attractive.
Shoulder trimmings droop in pseudo
Dlllsies and buttercups are reap-
t/earlng as mlllinerr blossoms.
A panel front makes round and (
round trimmings possible for the stout
The newest skirt tucldngs turn
toward the front and taper to a point
at the Imee.
Colors will be more of a feature
In women's handkerchiefs than they
have been In many seasons.
Time red hat Is the correct thing to
wear with a black and white striped
or checked gown.
Thin louses and shaded taffetas
have quite superseded the erstwhile
Between the rain umbrella and the
parasol comes a haIr-way article in
"showor size. "
To Clean Jewels.
Every little while all brooches ,
rings and such things that are In con-
stant use should be brushed with n
toothbrush that has been dipped In
can 110 cologne. If the setting Is open
It must ho done from the back , and
care must bo taken not to loosen the
stones. Then lay the things In a box :
of jewelers' sawdust , which hafl been
slightly heated beforehand , and leave
for an hour , says the Ohio Slate Jour
nal. Gold chains may ue washed In
warm soapsuds , drying them au a sort
towel by pulling back and forwnrd
They may also he dried In sawdust
and the particles blown or dusted out
aflcrwarl1. Be sure and get them dry ,
as they will be apt to become worn
between the links If any dampness re-
Use a feather brush to remove dust
from picture frames. Do not use
linen cloths , as they wear off the
gilt and deaden their brightness.
1'0 keep paraffin lamps from smell-
ing , as they sometimes will :0 : even
when perfectly clean , put a table-
spoonful of suIt Into the all.
To clean sponges add a lespoon-
ful of strong ammonia to a pint of I
warm water and Into this squeeze
the sponge. Let It lie l\ few minutes ,
then rinse it in clear water
Old whalebone which has become
bent ! and USOlOlB ! should be soaked In
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ill Cld 'fII ' f '
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hot water and " then laid on a table
to dry. In this way It Is straightened .
enod out and may have 11 new stage
oC usefulness before It.
Slll ribbons may be washed In sidle
made of lukewarm water and good
soap , hut they must not be wrung or
they will -he badly croased. Wash
In a second lot of suds and rinse In
clear cold water. Then lay on table
01' hoard and with rather a stiff nail
brush brush sideways till all the crease
es are romoved. Leave till thorough
A Problem In Flounces.
Flounces and ruffles are becoming
more and more fashionable all the
time , and just how to arrange for
them on 1\ gown 'whlch should have
long lines Is a puzzle to many a drefls-
mnl < CI' , The skirt should first he most
carefully fitted and made , and then
time flounces should be put on In such
a ! way ( If the wearer of the gown hoI
tall ) ns to make thom encircle the
I skirt nt the . same distance from one
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mother. If the wearer 1.)0 ) short and
stout and wishes to be thought tall
and slender , then the flounces must he
arranged so as to he higher either In
front or at the baclm- vlmicllever Is
more becoming. The flounces may hoof
of the same material as the gown ,
edged with lace and trimmed with
rows of tucks and lace Insertions , or
they may be made entirely of lace.
One of the New Coata.
Jackets made with perfectly flat
finish at the neck are time latest and
f , ts , ' kr'r
smartest shown and will be much
worn time season through In all light
weight cloths. This one allows 11
choice between mandolin allli plain
sleeves and includes seams at both :
front and hack that extend to the
shoulders. so giving n tapering effect
to the flgure. The model Is made at
tan-colored cloth with trimming of mohair -
hair braid and Is closed br means of
hutton and loops , hut the fInish can
be one of many things and the closIng -
Ing can he made invisibly hy means era
a fly whenever preferrod. To make
the jacket for a girl of 14 years of age
wlll ho required 314 yards of material
27 , 2 yards 4.1 or 11 yards .52 Inches
A Little Word About Parasolc.
The now parasols are the next dc-
cldod novelties of the season. They
come all laid in tucks , with the tucl s
In graduated sizes Again they are
laid in groups of three or four. And
there are parasols with a wide group
cf tucks around the small part ,
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Did She Throw Him Over ?
'I'hat Charlie Pluchback ia 11 moan
"What has ho done ? "
"You Imow , he's engaged to Tilda
RIclcrack. Nell , ho found a ring
somewhere r.t n bargain and gave It
to her. It was too small for her
fingor. What do you stipposo ho
did ? " I
"What ? "
"Al1vlHed her to diet until site could
get It on.-Stray Stories.
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Rescucr-How lucky IL ili I'm a good
unneri ! Now I can save 1hrll ' by
I unnlng for helll !
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Force of Habit.
The master llumhm' hall become
rich , and was going abroad for- his
health On time vnyago a school of
whales was sighted anll : the plumber
was seen to rub his hands In ellstu'
" \Vh ' Is ho so happy ? " asked a curl
ous llassen/er. /
' 110 can't help ) It , " whispered the
captain. 'lIo Imagines each spout Is
a burst oC water pIpe ) , to be repaired
by him at his old rates. "
Those Melancholy Days.
"I wonder what inspired Bryant to
' ' ' melancholy day
wrltQ the line , 1'ho
have come , ' ' remarked Mrs Smithers
"Why , In TII'yanl's day the omen
did their housecleaning In the fall , "
Willing to ObI/DC. /
"I may as well teBJ OU , young
man , " salll Miss Spconel"s fathom ,
"that I always ; close up the house and !
turn out the light : hj' 10 o'cloclt. "
"Don't bother to.nlght , sir , " replied
Jack Ncrvy. "I'll attend 10 that for
) 'ou. "
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An Unwilling Victim.
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Miss Q. Ery-Who your
ors , little boy ?
Willie D. Oston-Madani , why do
you interrogate what is a sclf.evldont
truth ? I am time victim of my moth
cr'c fccd intcnttons ,