OCR Interpretation


Anadarko daily democrat. (Anadarko, Okla.) 1908-191?, December 05, 1908, Image 3

Image and text provided by Oklahoma Historical Society

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn97070125/1908-12-05/ed-1/seq-3/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

s
?$
The Story
of Loyal
Dy Inez Harrington Whitfield.
(Copyright, by Ford Tub. Co.)
Although Ixiyal wns not a Binall dog
his stubbornness was disproportionate
ly lnrge. Moreover lie had tlio advan
tage of most men, Including his mas
ter, In always knowing his awn mind.
Ono Octobor day the nlr breathed
Into Loyal's soul a challcngo for a
stroll, and as tlio family was very un
interesting whllo unpacking after a
summer spent In Europe, he unhesi
tatingly accepted tlio challenge and
walked out of the open door.
For several blocks he walked behind
a girl with yellow brown hair, whoso
gown, hat, gloves and shoes wero tlio
flhado of his own coat. It may have
been a sense of harmony of colors, or
it may havo been just dog sense that
led him to walk nearer the girl, finally
pushing a cold noso Into the hand
hanging loosely at her side.
Ho must havo known that she would
neither ntnrt nor cry out. Sho only
looked down nt him with plcuBcd sur
prise and closed her hand tightly over
his nose.
"Good morning, you handsomo dogt
You seem to know your admirers nt
sight. I wonder who. your master Is?"
The briskness of their pace soon
brought them to Madison avenuo and
Forty-second streot, where the girl in
brown, after patting lior companion
on tho head and addressing numerous
flattering remarks to him, boarded a
west-bound car. Looking back she
mw the dog gazing reproachfully after
her.
All that day, Katherlno Raymond
found her mind wnndorlng to the fine
St. Bernard who had joined her early
morning walk. Sho would havo been
astonished had sho realized how often
in the following days Bhe thought of
him, pondering his act, his name and
his home. Four days passed and
Wednesday's outdoor beauty prevailed
upon Knthnrlne, who, dressed in brown
as usual, went forth to enjoy a walk.
The avenuo was noisy, although ap
parently desorted, so sho turned
The Muscular YounfitMan Took It
Whllo Aoologlzlng for the Dog's
Conduct.
toward Madison, nnd, rounding the
corner, met Loyal, who nearly knocked
her down by his joyful recognition.
Ho soon grow calm except for his
tall and marched proudly by hor, 3lde,
with frequent long upward looks into
hor face, which, was turned toward
him as often as might be.
At tho end of a mile, they turned,
seemingly of ono accord, and retraced
their stops.
Tho girl nnd the dog, so allko in
color, attracted considerable attention,
of which both wore wholly uncon
scious. At tho stops of her homo Katherlne
u. j u3
discovered that she had a problem to
solve, for her four-footed escort ap
peared astonished at her Inhospitable
hesitation, and stiongly Indicated his
desiro to enter, showing by many
signs his natural stubbornnoss, oven
lifting up his voice to emphnslze it.
"Perhaps," whlspored Katherlne,
"you arc a lost dog," and for the first
v- time she thought of his collar. Bend-
Bent 1MB Bno read: "Loyal, 29 West
accoi'ijtreet." Tho address given was so
near by that after some debato with
her inclination, sho decided to lenvo
him outside and watch whether he
went in tho right dlrection"",Thls he
did, but not until an hour's patient
waiting had satisfied his mind that his
new friend was capablo of disappoint
ing him, that sho was not coming
forth again, nor was he expected to
follow her Inside.
Scarcely a morning passed that, free
ing himself from tho company of his
master and hl3 master's family, ho did
not mako an attempt, with only oc
casional success, to visit Katherlne.
When ho wbb not made welcomo he
seemed to realize- that there wdb somo
good'ieason for it' and went away
cheerfully.
Late- ono afternoon, on a com and
windy day, Katherlne was returning
home. Down tho avenuo came n fright
ened horse, madly plunging from sldo
to side in n useless endeavor to escapo
the, mass of vehicles. A, tiny, child
urbkl'-f from :lls nucs'e .hand' jind
dodged his- way to the mlfldie 'of the
T'tT S . ,'" S ' '
iiaiuerinu ruanuu iur me ennu. a
hugo yellow dog plunged through the
crowd of pedestrians and dashed to
the side of the girl, pulling her from
under the horses, at the same instant
that a muscular young man grasped
the horse's head and was dragged oft
his foot hoforo Ihe bowlldered animal
wns brought to n stand.
After a few moments of excitement
order was restored nnd It was found
that the only damage done was tbnt to
tho tawny colored dress Katlicrlno
worcy-a piece of fchlch still clung to
Loyal's teeth and attracted tho atten
tion of tho muscular young man who
took It, while apologizing for his dog's
conduct.
Knthcrlno's smile puzzled him, as
did Loyal's behavior when sho put her
hand on his head and spoke affection
ately to him.
Months later the last person to
board tho five o'clock Krlo ferryboat
was Katherlne Raymond, and ns tho
gang plank was removed cries from
many throats filled the air, for a
beautiful St. llernnrd had rushed to
tho edgo and bounded over chains
and rails and nn expanse of foam
ing, soothing water. A murmur of re
lief rose when ho landed, safe, on the
ferry deck, and a gill In golden
brown pressed to tho edgo cif
tho boat, nnd waving a brown
hand seemed to signal to some one in
tho crowd on shore.
To Stanley Wclllngcamp it was in
tolerable the time that wns consumed
In loading the next ferry, nnd a year
seemed to pass between tho tlmo of
starting and that of landing on tho
Jersey Bide, for his mood counted time
by changes of emotions and accumula
tion of sensations. Did tho girl in
brown (he knew now that ho had riot
succeeded In forgetting her for a
single day since the runaway Incident)
mean for him to cross or wait at tho
plorfor hcr7
Nover had he or his feelings been
so( confused, and ho was at a complcto
loss,. to know what ho should Bay to
this 'girl who had such nn attraction
for Loyal, tho dog whoBe friendship
had nover before been given to any
ono outside tho Welllngcamp house
hold. What to say need not have troubled
him in tho lenst.
Katherlne nnd Loyal wero waiting
nt tho ferry house. "I am sorry," she
paid at once, "that I havo been tho
cause of this Inconvenience to you. but
I am glad, very glad, that nothing hap
pened to Loyal. I was torribly fright
ened. Of course, no ono could havo
thought of such a thing, but perhaps
it would bo safer, In such crowds, to
havo a chain. Good-by, Loyal, old fel
low. Thank you, sir, for coming over;
I must catch my train."
That was all. She was gone, nnd
he hnd not opened -his lips. If he was
confused before, he was now In a tu
mult of exasperation and anger; anger
at his own stupidity, and ho heaped
curses upon his own head for having
been made a fool of by a big dog nnd
a brown girl. He camo near includ
ing Loyal in his dispensations of male
dictions, but remembered tho dog's
fault was an excess of affection fur a
girl, a girl in brown. Ho tried to con
solo himself by recalling her rupld
speech, her haste and tho size of tho
rushing crowd, but ho could 'not forco
tho fact to givo him any credit.
He attempted to forget it; tho trial
lasted a month, then ho gavo up, and,
In a dissatisfied frame of mind, start
ed for Ills vacation In tho Pennsyl
vania mountains.
Young Wclllngcamp decided to leavo
Loyal with his father, but the dog
scented the threatened separation and
used IiIb powers of persuasion, so
when Stanley "boarded tho ; train h.Q.
was accompanied by Loyal, with a
very jolly wag in his tall.
At tho Water Gap a slight accident
delayed tho train, and Stanley took
ocendon to oxerclso Loyal and stretch
his own long legs by walking tho
streets near tho railroad. Tho dog
grivi restless and uneasy nnd became
deaf to his master's volco. As tho
whlstlo of tho engine warned "all
aboard' Loyal dashed madly away, on
and on, until out of sight.
Really concerned, fearing something
had happened to tho dog, Stanley hur
ried after him, losing considerable
time by mistaking tho corner which
had been Loyal's vanishing point. At
ost. ho turned tho right ono nnd saw
a picture!
A vine-covered piazza of a.Seml-colo-nlal,
house, a girl In a tan-colored dress
seated In a hugo lounging chair, nnd
a tawny colored Saint Bernard, with
his paws on tho arm of the chair and
his faco very near tho girl's, while his
tall was animated by tho most joyful
emotions.
Suporlatlvo wrath took possession
of the astonished Wclllngcamp, whoso
sharp whlstlo of recall Btartled Loyal
and brought Kntherlno to her feet.
Laying a hand on Loyal's collar, sho
called:
"Please come hore a moment."
As he appeared reluctant, she re
peated: "Please come."
At tho first sign of embarrassment
on her part his sudden angry' deter
mination melted.
Explanations wero exchanged and
Welllngcamp canceled his arrange
ments for rooms nt Pocono, remain
ing at tho placo choson by Loyal.
Tho day hoforo hla vacation ended
Kathorlno and Welllngcamp had
strolled to a shady glen near by.
Stanley pulled from his veBt pocket
n small pleco of brown cloth, and after
fingering it caressingly, handed it to
Katherlne, who exclaimed:
"Tho pleco Loyal toro from my
dress I"
Stanley smiled, and Loyal wakened
from a long nap, but neither his mas
ter nor Katficrlno noticed him.
j-"Youjwni never know how much
Ilinlnil vmhvftil"ri' thin vn nll'-I linrl
rjf&ufcridjijlld not know your
nnmol" Then Stanley took'tnd natfd"
that held tho bit of cloth aijd spoko
of other things than hate. r.
After n tlmo Loyal came afjd looked
inquiringly Into two faces very neaf;
together, barked softly nnd wagged
most approving tall. "
vriffO(?s(roffOTfVeYrO(?00(SO(?
0 . 9
3EAR.M1NU IN
()
O
i I
. THE SOUTH
. '
OSOGOSOSOSOS
COTTON WILT A DISEASE THAT
18 ON THE INCREASE.
Efforts of the Government to Develop
Wilt Retlttant Plant By W. A.
Orton, Pathologist.
It is very dlfncut to estimate tho
total loss from cotton wilt. The in
jury varies from tho death of a fow
Plants to tho destruction of hundreds
of acres. Several factors aro to bo
considered in estimating tho loss. Wo
must add to tho actual shurtago of
tho crop in tho spots vhero tho cot
ton dies: (1) A diminished yield of tho
surrounding cotton duo to the dwarfing
of tho plants from partial infections;
(2) a lessened Income- to the farmers
011 account of tho necessity of plant
ing on infected laud somo less profit
ablo crops as corn, or of throwing
cotton out of cultivation altogether;
(3) tho increased cost of cultivation
01 wllt-lnfectcd spots duo to tho foot
hold obtained by crnb-grass, nut-grass,
cocklcburs, and other weeds, after tho
death of tho cotton; () a deprecia
tion in tho market value of wllt-lnfectcd
land.
Wilt first appears in tho latter part
df May or in June, when tho young
cotton is 8 to 12 inches high. It is
most prevalent during June and July,
but Bomo cases contlnuo to develop
until tho end of tho season.
The appearnnco of a cotton plant
attacked by wilt varies somowhat, de
pending on tho ago of the plant and,
tho severity of tho attack. Somo plants
wilt suddenly and dlo almost in a
day; others pass through intermediate
stages, with leaves slowly turning
yellow, especially around tho margins
and between tho veins, and fall oif.
Often a branch near tho ground makes
considerable growth and partially re
covers, producing a dwarf, bushy
plant
Tho most characteristic symptom of
wilt is a browning of tho woody por
tion of tho stem and root. These dis
colored parts aro (ho water-carrying
vessels which havo becomo obstruct
ed by tho development in them of tho
fungus causing tho disease.
Tho wilt fungus Is itself a low form
of plant life
which has ndnpt
qd itself, (6 exist
ence as a para
site. In Its vego
tatlve. form it
consists of tho
mycelium Illus
trated In flguro 5,
b, which Is made
up of s 1 o n d o r
threads of micro
scopic size. It
Uvea in tho earth
on decaying or
ganic matter un
til It encounters
tho small feeding
roots of tho cot
ton, which it en
ters. This fungus
is fully ablo to
penetrato healthy
rootB. Wounds or
root-knots-lnjurles
Fie. . Enlarged acc
I Ion of part of 4
I 1 e a e (1 cotton
atem. ahowlmr Teaacla
Mini by tho wilt fun.
gua. Normal water
-reaaela are shown (h)
in comparison with
aercral ucb reaaels
(f) plugged bj the
wilt (lingua.
aro not necessary to Infection, though
plants weakened by root-knot may suc
cumb moro quickly to wilt. Tho fun
gus penetrates tho vascular system
of tho root and grows upward Into
the stem. During tho life of the host
plant tho fungus Is mainly confined to
tho vessels.
Liberal provision is made for tho re
production and spread of this fungus
through fouf different sporo forms,
also Illustrated in flguro 5. Tho first,
or mlcroconidia (b), are small, color
less Bporcs borno on tho mycelium
within tho vessels. Tho second, or
macroconldla (a), aro larger, sickle-
shaped, or Fusarlum spores and are
bomo in great numbers on oblong
pink cushions on tho outer bark or
tho stem uftcr tho plant dies and tho
fungus grows outward from the ves
sels. Tlieso two spore forms aro short
lived, but servo to spread the fungus
widely under favorable conditions.
Tho third form, or chlamydosporo (c),
is produced on tho Outside of tho plant,
mainly in thb boII. It Is thick wnllod
and withstands drying or other un
favorable conditions. Tho fourth Is
n perfect stage, or ascosporo (0).
Thcso ascosporea aro developed In
sacs, or asci, within bright red, pear
shaped pedlthecla (d) on tho bark or
decaying cotton roots. Although visi
ble to tho Unaided eyo as red bodies
tho slzo of sand grains, thcso perlthc
cia aro difficult to llnd In the Held,
as they aro not abundant except at
a certain Btago in tho decay of tho
root.
, Influence of Fungicides on Wilt.
Soll from an infected Hold contains
tho wilt fungus, and tho cotton plant
ed In it will contract the disease.
If, howover, such boII wero sterilized
by heat or by tho use of chemicals,
healthy cotton could again bo grown.
Oats aro Just as good a food as you
need for turkeys, but feed them your
self and don't let tho turks wallow
through tho oat field.
Better hoe' a cornfield" four times
when the weeds aro small than once
when' they aro blg.'1It'i 'chdapeH
Somo farmers in Kansas report the
-nt wa:u.natamt.- mo?i
yield jpffJQ.buhpistpierspnjDttis Jo
tho acre. They mature nearly and
ayofd, the rust.' ". , f
4S -
dead weed wlU neycr go to seed'
Tho cftoctivo atorlllzftttori of soil
undi
llll,V' ilVIU WUIIUUIUIID IUVDVIIIU ..-..J
difficulties and has nover been nccom-
pllshed' except nt prohibitive Acost.
In tho experiments of the IJurenu of
tain. flnlfl nl, .11 I InilM llNIBAnlll tniinU
Plant Industry wjth cotton wilt n largo
number of funglcldos, Including sul
phur, copper sluphate, copper car
bountc, copper ncelnte, Bordeaux
mixture, llmo and BUlphur, liver of
sulphur, iron sulphate, carbolic acid,
nnd formalin wero applied to wllt
infectcd soils In such liberal quanti
ties that tho cost of tho treatment ex
ceeded tho value of tho land, but In
no cjibo was tho amount of wilt les
soiled. It Is not bcllovcd Hint any treatment
of this sort Is practicable.
Resistance to Wilt.
Tho standard varieties of cotton
differ considerably In susceptibility to
wilt, but nono of them aro sutllclently
resistant to bo cultivated with protlt
on infected land. Extended vnrluty
teats on infected Holds havo Bhown
Fig, B. Tho colton-wllt fnngua. a, Maeroronldla
of fuaarluni atage from miter bark of dad
alemj b, hjphae and mlrioomldU from Tea
aria of frr-nhly willed atems o.'.Vhlarojd'ieporra
from bark of root; d, bright red prrltLeda
from root of dead plant: , nacl and o.ioi
xrrj borne In the perllbecla.
that as a general rulo tho large-boll
sorts, Russol, Trultt, etc., aro moro
subject to wilt than other groups of
varieties. Tho most resistant of tho
American Upland varieties tested was
the Jaskson Limbless, which produced
about 4C per cent of a crop where
other kinds failed. Tho original Jnck
son was not sufficiently resistant to
Justify Its general cultivation, hut It
has been of vnluo as a basis for breed
ing bettor races.
Egyptian cotton is more resistant to
wilt than Upland cotton, but it has
not ns yet boon found practicable to
Utilize this quality, as tho Egyptian
varieties do not succeed In our Sputh
castern States and It Is easier to breed
resistance direct from Upland varie
ties than from crossos with Egyptian
cotton.
Tho Individual differences In cotton
plants havo been utilized as n basis
for breedlnc now rcslatnnt strains.
wTho work of .tho Bureau of Plant In
dustry has now bcon continued along
this lino for eight years, and has re
sulted in the succossful development
of two now vnrlotles that can bo
grown on tho worst Infected land, pro
vided a rotntion of crops for tho con
trol of root-knot is 'practical.
Tho development of such vnrletles
howover, Is neither quickly nor easily
accomplished, but requires breeding
by exact methods for Bovcrnl years.
It will not suillco to send pickers
through tho fields to gather seed cot
ton from apparently resistant plnnts,
as some havo recommenced. Our ex
perience has been that such mass se
lection is oxpenslvo nnd Ineffective.
Much of tho seed obtained is taken
from plants not truly resistant, and
tho succeeding crop Is nearly as much
diseased ns tho first. Whllo such a
method should result In Increasing
tho resistance of tho crop In the long
run, tho cross-polllnatlon between re
sistant and nonrcslstant plants greatly
delays tho results, Tho correct
method Is to soloct with groat care
0. small number of plants that appear
to bo healthy, though growing In the
worst Infected areas. Tho seed from
each of these plants must bo kept
Bcpnrato and planted In parallel rows
on Infected land tho next year. Tho
rosultlng progony will show which of
tho plants selected transmits the re
sistant quality In tho most cffcctlvo
manner. Tho rows will also vary
much In productiveness and other
qualities. Tho best ono should bo se
lected and tho other discarded. In
somo cases a roslstant row of satis
factory quality has been found tho
first year, and only two moro sea?
sons wero required to multiply tho
seed, but moro often complete success
has not been hnd at once and tho
work 1iad to bo ropoated.
The origination of now wllt-reslstant
varieties is work for tho plant breeder
rather than tho geifer'al farmer, nnd
there is need for men In every county
to take up tho business of breeding
to supply this demand. Tho farmer,
however, should practlco selection to
further Improve tho strain purchased
from breeders, or at leust to presorvo
It from, deterioration. Tho Bureau of
Plant Industry doslrcs to stlmulato
tho breeding und snlo of Improved
varieties of cotton. To this end it will
plnco the varieties alrendy dovelopcd
In tho hands of men who will Improvo
them and offer them for sales.
Tho dairyman who receives his milk
check every month and is compolled
to pay from one-third to one-half of
it over to tho feed dealer is not mak
ing a success of tho business. I dc
not believe In buying n lot of ex"
I3nsiyo grain feeds Just to make
manure to put on" the land' eo that
i pj'- Bfv.".ijia;jt"r ..
out witl. more purchased grain to
waka4nanuro,.to piupxi fhcusoll, eta
' When the clouds look threatening it
Is tlnJtrto look after tho little turkeys
tuat are runnlnn with tho hens.
Miai i-i 1 ii aa. 1 11 1 1 aaaaaaa. a 1
Tw Gadl M(0)(M-
Of nil the costumes In a woman's;
wardrobe, tlio evening" gown and
street dross nro the ones Hint rccelvo
tho most enrcful nttcntlon. In the for
mer sho wishes to look her best, for
It Is then Hint Bho meets her friends;
nnd tho Intter must bo choson wlsoly,
for nil the world that passes hor In
tho street may rend nt n ghince
whether or not she has good taste nnd
nn educated oyo for color.
Tho regular tnllor-iiiado coat and
skirt Is nlwnys n safe choice, but
thcro Is little room for Individuality,
whllo the cloth street gown offers
every opportunity for oilglnnl Ideas.
The dresa In the sketch la an excel
lent model for nn early fall walking
gown, and Is just tho thing to wear
under a fur or heavy cloth coat In
tho winter. If one happens Into n tea
room whllo downtown shopping, and
slips off the heavy coat, a dress of this
sort looks much more attractive than
a plain shirtwaist nnd skill
Tho model shown Is of navy bluo
sorgo, braided, with blacl; silk soutache.
Tho sash Is of black satin, faced with
nmothyst sntln. Tho Oriental em
broidery on tho waist In done In black
and gold. A delightful fresh und
dainty touch Is given by tho little,
hemstitched will to lawn trills on tho
sleeves nnd lawn tucker.
Tho hat Is a lovoly amethyst beaver,
faced with black satin. An amethyst
feather Is held In place by an old gold
buckle.
Tho planning of nn evening gown Is
no slmplo matter, especially If the
Income allows only one or two a sea
son. In that caso it Is best to select
fAJ-yf'lfii"anririiif"ifirir'a"iriiaJ ""! i 1-
MADE UP IN VELVETEEN.
Costume of Cherry-Red for Girl from
Four to Six Years of Age.
Velveteen In n llch cherry-red Is
choson for this illustration. Irish
crochet Is used for tho yoke, and
strips of It are tnkea down the front;
the velveteen Is then slightly gathered
and set to It, the llttlo puffed slcevo
Is-finished by a band of Irish crochot
just below the elbow.
Materials required: -I yards velve
teen, ynrd Irish crochet.
For Light Hair,
Anything that Is used to lighten tho
hair is apt to dry It too much. Try
wotting It with a very weak henna tea,
perhaps a quarter of an ounce of tho
leaves with a pint of boiling wator, to
stand till tho water Is cold. The leaves
aro strained out and rejected, the tea
being nut on tho hair evenly, nnd dry
ing on. It must then bo washod off.
It Is not Impossible that tho wagh
might gjvo tho least reddish tinge to
your hair, and in that case tho tea
should bo, made weaker. It must not
be used oftenqr than onca a mouth.
Filet Net Scallope.
Among tho prottles,t of the new edge,
'trlmmlngH Is a scalloped fllut not' but
tonholed with- u colored floss. . This Is
front a quarter inch to ail Inch wide,
and Is uscd4Af wrist, down sleeve, nt
"edge of yoke and lop of collar,
4 k.
rilLH III 3gBftri
mm m mmtk
WIL3
a color that U beautiful, hul not nc
pronounced that tho woman herself
nnd nil hor friends will tiro or it alter
seeing It half n dozen times.
A model for nn evonlng gown that
combines nil tho latest fcnturoK, nnd is
at onco practical nnd beautiful, hi
shown In tho sketch. It Is of that
lovely new Bhndo of gray satin silver
mist.
Tho hem of tho skirt Is faced wltf
llnnmil, to weJght It, nnd. glvo the
long, clinging Hues.- Tho hodlco ami
nlcovoH nro composed of Utile lmnd
made straps of the satin, an n founda
tion of not, nnd edged with gray silk
asannn'n'am.vivwva
''aae''aaa'aaWaaiaaaaaaaiVVVawtVai
fringe. Tho long saHh ends nro ol
black chiffon volvet, finished with
bluck tassels and lined with silver.
A cloak or wrap of Bomo sort Is In
dispensable for evening wear. No
matter how lovoly the. gown or how
many hours nro spent on tho coiffure.
11 woman will not nppcnr well drensod
In tho avoplng If b)io wears n day coat.
Besides louklng so much moro dis
tinctive, 11 regular evening cont has
another advantage; It Is cut and Iiuhk
so that It will not crush tho most
dcllcnto fabric worn under It. Tlio
lining Is usually of n light color to
protect tho dainty gown.
Warmth should above nil things bo
considered. Ono of tho most uriwlwi
things n woman can do Is to wcai
ono of tho fashlonnblo low necked,
almost sleovolcss ball gowns, nnd ovci
that n light-weight wrap, often cut on
tho Jnpiincso kimomi lines, that novel
woro Intended for warmth. Thora real
ly Is not tho lonst danger In wenrinR
tho thinnest of gowns If tho wrap In
warm enough. It need not bo padded
or heavy, but '111 ado of good winter
material. Boston Herald.
- if"ii - - - iV"a1tafrrxjV"'aVVjVLjtr.fLrLr.f'
IF ONE WOULD GROW THIN.
Oranges Form One of the
Dietary Articles.
Best ef
Oranges will lend pleasant aid to
the woman who wants to grow thin
ner. Sho must tnho tho juice of at
least two at every incnl and thcso
must not bo sweet ones. She ntusa
nlso glvo up oil with her Balnd and
substltuto lemon julco for vinegar.
Sho ennnot havo cream or sugar in
her coffeo nnd tho coffee Itself, snvo
at brenkfast, must glvo placo to sugar
less and mllklcss wenk tea. She can
have nil tho acid fruit sho wants, but
If It be stowed no sugar must bo add
ed. Grapes, peaches, melons, nrunos
nnd bananas arc tabooed, as thoy nro
llcsh producers. No cereals for her,
no hot bread savo dry toast, no pork
In any form, no veal and no water
with hor meals, and Just as llttlo awny
from them ns sho can endure, mineral
water being taken by preference. Vr.
Weir Mitchell advocates copious
draughts of skim milk for the snfo
reduction of llcsh. Ho states If It Ixi
taken plentifully nt nnd between
meals it will positively cnuso a patient
to loso half 'a pound of flesh a day.
Bnths must bo tnkon In cold wafur
and a hard flesh brush must bo piled
vigorously, From tho Ilousekcoper.
Wrist Watches,
" There Is qulto a rovlval among fuso
lonnblo women or wearing a tiny flat
watch Inclosed In a llexlblo bracelet.
Tho French Jowolora aro making tho
bracelets of links or enameled gold
with a tiny gold-faced watch In tho
center set uround with onnmef, Al
though tho watches aro small, thoy aro
sold to keop perfect tlmo. They nro
convenient fndcqd for women whoso
hours nio filled with many duties and
who want to bo constantly aware or
tho time.
Sling Sleeves on Wraps.
Tho wldo sling sleovo, which tuken
Its ntiino from tho fnet that an arm In
it always looks us thoughilt wero In a
sling, Is tho ono adopted for ovcnlnr
couts nnd wraps, It gives great com'
fort nnd. )s qulto artistic.
Tho material Is put Into wJdo folda
around a very largo armholo, and tho
edges are Mulshed with braid.
BJack Striped 8atln.
Thcro Is a new material out for dl
rectdlro gowns whfch has a colored
satin foundation and is striped with
black. It Is wldo enough to cyjt to -vsntngc,
nnd Is very good looking.

xml | txt