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it TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAR. Yearly Subscription $1.00. WA-KEENIY, KAN.. SATURDAY, Fop Fall Wear. .The most fashionable materials for the autumn . have a lustrous finish. Broadcloths which are as glossy as satin win be much worn and Henri etta cloth and cashmere. For every day frocks there are the supple French serges, the wool mixtures in fascinating color combinations, the Venetian cloths, and the perennially popular cheviots and tweeds. The circular skirt will be prominent in the new modes, and the tunic skirt will be seen in a variety of styles. Both short and long coats will be the fashion. In separate waists there are to be variations of the surplice style. Many greens will be worn throughout the autumn and winter. Red is also fashionable. The grays, especially the shades known as smoke and Lon don fog, are particularly good style. Electric blue, the plum, prune and dahlia tints and the bronze and ma hogany shades will also be worn. Grace Margaret Gould in Woman's Home Companion. Lace Blouse. ' Valenciennes lace was used in the blouses pictured allover lace, trim med with tiny ruffles of edging that matched the allover in design running around the sleeves, down the front and outlining the oddly-shaped yoke. To Clean Ostrich Feathers. Make a lather of pure soap with a little ammonia in it, using about a o.uajt of water or more if the feathers are very large. Move them to and fro gently in this, then lightly press them stem to tip between the thumb and finger and do the same in' .an -equal amount of clear hot water. Repeat in cold water, slightly tinted with blue. Hang feathers up to dry where there is a draft and shake at in tervals. Before quite dry gently shake them before a gas stove or they can be partially dried by steam over a pan of quick boiling water and finished as directed. Comb carefully and curl any stray strands with a silver knife. Quince Parfait. Beat the yolks of three eggs until thick, then add slowly three-fourths of a cupful of sirup drained from pre served quinces. Cook in a double boiler until a thick custard. Remove from the fir.e, and whip until cool and light. Whip one pint of cream to a stiff, dry froth, fold it. gently into the quince custard, and put into a plain mold. Pack in ice and salt, and let stand four hours to ripen. When time to serve, turn out carefully on a shal low glass dish, and heap sweetened whipped cream around it. Woman's Home Companion. The New Fashion In Skirts. "The closest attention must be paid to the fitting of the present-day skirt, whether it be short or long," writes Helen Berkeley-Loyd in the Delinea tor, "for a false line about the hips is a defect that cannot be concealed. The new short skirt is a bit shorter than we have recently seen it; hence the shoes and hosiery worn with it must be of high grade, corresponding with each other and with the gown to which they belong. Kilting continues popular; the plaits growing narrower and more nnmerous, and fitted more carefully to the. hips. The French models show much shirring, and in response the American dressmakers are introducing gores gathered or gauged Into the belt, between groups of plaits. The newest modification of the fashionable circular skirt has a bias effect in the front and at the sides and full plaits In the back. It is also marked by the revived gradu ated flounce. In tailored gowns the line of union Is left plain, or else it is emphasized by a shaped fold finished with fine cord. Occasionally this fold is built up in a sort of ladder-work of narrow bands of cloth or of rows of soutache dyed to match the goods. There are strong indications that the apron front will presently be revived, and some of the most jealously guard ed importations show a still more daring Innovation in the lines of the skirt. For example, a chiffon velvet gown in cut-strawberry color has Its front gore laid in shallow but unmisr takable drapery folds, just below the belt and parallel with Its dip. The ends of these drapery curves disap pear beneath the narrow box-plaits in the adjoining gores. Pickled Walnuts. ' Gather the walnuts while young and green and lay in brine strong enough to bear up an egg. Leave In this for a week, changing for fresh brine every day. -At the end of the week drain, pierce each walnut with a needle and throw into cold water. Drain again and pack in jars. Bring to a boil two quarts of vinegar to which have been added a half-cup of sugar, a dozen whole cloves, black peppers and allspice and six blades of mace. Boil five minutes, then fill the jars of walnuts to overflowing with the boiling liquid ' and seal. " A Traveling Hint. "Wherever I go," said the experi enced woman traveler, "I carry a light with me. One can never tell when it will be needed. In a small and convenient box In my suitcase I have a white wax candle and a tiny box of matches that strike easily. I can get at these in a minute and wouldn't feel safe to go to bed with out them near at hand. How to Clean Ivory. Ivory can be cleansed and the color in some measure restored by well washing it with plenty of soap and water, and then exposing It to the sun just as you lift it straight from the suds, being careful to keep the ivory wetted -with soapsuds as long as it is in the sun; as soon as it is whitened wash and rinse it well in clean, cold water acidulated with lemon juice, and then dry very carefully. A lemon dipped in fine salt and well rubbed on is also effectual for remov ing ink and other stains from ivory. In extreme cases a solution of one ounce oxalic acid (poison) in one-half pint of water, well rubbed on with a stiff brush, the ivory being then well rinsed, dried with a soft cloth and left near, but not actually in front of the fire, is also very effectual if care fully handled. A flannel wet with kerosene oil will remove fly specks from brass. Polish with chamois. Glue can be removed from wood work by rubbing over with a cloth dipped in vinegar. Vinegar is also much better to dissolve glue than wa ter. . A white linen gown and coat, with open-work English embroidery. -Pale bine mull trimmed with bands of tucks headed by narrow plaitings. For those troubled with roaches and water bugs : Borax, burned on a shov el or old pie tin and sprinkled In their runways, will induce them to leave their happy homes "for good." Always allow cold water to run over sardines before using them for sand wiches or serving them whole. The oil used to cover them is rarely of the best and sometimes it Is positively bad. The delicate flavor of the fish is not affected by the cold water. Ribbons may be freshened, if not too much soiled, by sponging with weak ammonia water and hanging for a few minutes In the fresh' air. They should then be put between pieces of white tissue paper and Ironed with irons as hot as can be used without scorching. Brown and white shepherd's plaid. trimmed with brown braid. Nightcaps That Scent the Hair. If you want to be In the very latest fashion you must wear scented hair, especially in the ballroom. There are various ways f imparting a delicate aroma to the tresses. The newest takes the form of a dainty little night cap, which is cunningly scented and imparts to the hair during the hours of sleep a delightful aroma. This is, of course, only a very old idea re vived; that the ancients of luxurious habits scented their hair is a matter of history. It should be an almost impalpable odor that is chosen one that will suggest an atmosphere of sweet, fresh violets, and nothing more, To overdo it is to kill a pretty notion. Soiled Embroidery. Because heavy linen embroidery in close or open work happens to be a fashionable trimming item on all sorts of costumes it does not follow nor was.it ever intended to mean that any old half-soiled bit might be put to service in that way. Yet the craze has led to this abuse, and ruined many an otherwise new and cretty suit, which one might have admired. An antique lace or embroidery is one thing, the soil upon It is another. Nothing excuses the latter, npon either new or old. Fine pink linen with openwork em broidery and black ribbon Telvet on bodice. ' When a Thing Is Lost. They tell me when I lose a tains' No one's. at fault but me; It's Just because I'm care lesser N what I ought t be. But there are happenin's that show It Isn't true a bit 'Cause-when a thins gets lost I know It's part the fault of It. 'Cause often when I'm In the house For Just a little while .- . I put my cap an' ball an' such AH in a little pile; Then when I'm In a rush to SO, And hurry right to where I left "em. It's 'most always so That one of 'em's not there! And while we hunt with all our might The thins we're looking for Is hid, I'm sure. Just out of sight ' An' laughln' more an' more: 'Cause it can hear us goin' wrong An' sayln', "Where d'you s'pose That old thing is?" An' all along -It's happy, cause it knows! Harper's Weekly. How Are Yout This is the question the queer-look ing little chap above is asking you. He does not speak, but he uses seven letters of the alphabet to form the sentence. As he is the question him self (being formed of the letters) can you make out where the letters are? , Children's Names in Syria. In Syria the names of children are very odd. They suggest those of our Indians, inasmuch as the child's name is apt to be something which occurred at the time of its- birth something which interested the parents. If a child falls sick,' his ' name is Imme diately changed. Instead of his pa rents thinking that a piece of pie or too much pudding disagreed with him, they attribute his sickness to the fact that his name did not agree with him. When one . understands what these names are, one does not wonder that the child may have fallen sick be cause of them! When the children get angry they call each other names very much as children have a habit of doing the world over. What is strange to us is that they do not heap abuse on their enemy, but on his fath er, grandfather 'or great-grandfather. The farther back the angry one can go the more insulting his companion finds him. - - Lobster Pot. Make a chain of fishermen with, a third of the players. The rest of the company will be lobsters. Wide boun dary lines are made, and the fisher men join hands and try to close up about one of the lobsters. As this person is free to move about, the long chain of fishermen have trouble trying to capture him. When caught, he joins the chain of fishermen until the ast lobster is captured. The lobsters then drop out of the chain and the fishermen inclose them. A lively struggle follows until the chain is broken. This ends the game. "Cat in the Hole." ' The Scotch game called "cat in the hole," old as it is, is capable of afford ing some good sport yet. Six shallow holes are dug, rather nearer together than the bases in baseball, and ar ranged so as to form a diamond. In the center stands a boy with a ball in his hand. At each hole is a boy with a stick, one end of which he rests in the hole he is guarding. When the boy with the ball sings out, "Cat In the hole, all the other boys change holes. As they do so the boy with the ball tries to throw it into .one of the holes before ' any boy gets his stick Into it- If he succeeds, the boy who SEP. 23. 1905. H.S.GIVLER.Prop. NUMBER 30. is slow In changing, finds the ball in the hole before his stick is out. He then has to take the ball himself. A Study in "D's." See if you can read this story rap idly without stumbling over a single, word. Dainty Dude danders down deserted dell, doubtless desiring delicate daffo dills Dorothy Dimple demanded. Dirty Desperado, dinner devoured, dreamily dozing, descries Dainty Dude. Dirty Desperado determines despoil ing Dainty Dude. Dainty Dude draws deeper down dell. "Disburse dollars," demands Dirty Desperado. "Don't delay, dear Dude; disgorge." . Dainty Dude, dissembling determin ation, defies Dirty Desperadoes. Dirty Desperado deliberately dis plays dangerous dagger. Defenseless Dainty Dude doesn't de sire damage done; drops down divers dummy dollars. Dirty Desperado, dutifully deriding Dainty Dude, departs; Dainty Dude's dummy dollars do ditto. Dirty Desperado disappeared, Dain ty Dude doffing dismal demeanor, dances delightfully. Dainty Dude details day's doings during dinner. Dirty Desperado de cidedly done. Dirty Desperado different. Discovers Drinking-bar; determines destroying dryness. . Dumping down dummy dollars (Dainty Dude's) Dirty Desperado de sires drink. --s - Drink server decidedly doubtful, de clines delivering drink. - Dirty desperado, desperately disap pointed, departs, dabbing drinkserv er's dial disagreeably. . Drinkserver dolefully dispatches de tective. Detective discovers Dirty Desper ado dawdling downhill demolishing doughnuts. Dirty Desperado denies deeds. Detective dragging Dirty Desperado, dummy dollars drop. Doubts dispelled. .TJirty Desperado's destination dun geon. Vegetable Doll Babies. Very nice dolls may be made with the husks of corn by putting together a number of them and tying thread around the two places for neck and waist. Separate pieces or husk are twisted and drawn through the body crosswise for 'arms, and both arms and legs should be wound with thread to make them stiff. Dresses and hats for the doll may.be made of the husk, and the corn silk will supply the hair. - 4. - , Another kind of doll may be made of an ear of green corn for a body, with small green apple, hollowed out in part, fitted on the end of the ear , WATER MILL Take two glass tubes about a foot long and bend both of them at both ends to a length of two inches, mak ing each bend, at right angles to the tube, but let the angles be in different places, so" that if you hold one bent part in a vertical position, the other will be In a horizontal plane. The bends in both tubes must be the same. The Water Clock and each bend in both must be in the same direction; that is, if .you look along the tubes held together from the bands held vertical, both of the other bends must be- in the same direction if one is to the right, the other must be to the right also. Make a jet at one end of each tube by heating it in an alcohol lamp flame, and- drawing it out to a point. . . - In one end. of an argand lamp chim ney fit a cork or a rubber stopper hav ing two holes in it, into which fit those ends of the two tubes that have for a head. Corn silk may be pasted on the apple for hair, and dresses and hats may be made of the husk, with a sash of corn silk. Toy horses may be made of small cucumbers or crook-necked squashes and match sticks, four matches being stuck into the down-curved surface for legs, the little stem serving for a tail and the other end for a head. Some of the smaller cucumbers may be made into men to ride the horses, being rested on the hollow back and the matches stuck in to put the little riders astride, while the arms, resting on the horse's neck, hold the rider upright. The picture will show you how to arrange them. Would you like to have your name written on a rosy-cheeked apple when it ripens? Then, while the fruit is still green fasten en the side that is Cucumber Dolls and 'Initial Apples, exposed to the sun the letters of your name, or any design you wish, cut out of tinfoil or thin sheet wax, the kind used to make wax flowers. The foil or wax prevents the 6un from coloring the skin of the fruit beneath it, and if it is removed when the fruit Is ripened, the letters or design will be left in pale green. Of course, you must choose a fruit of a color other than green when ripe, and you will find the rosy apples best for the pur pose. If you want a fruit curiosity that wil make people wonder, get a bottle that is large enough to hold a good sized bunch of grapes, but has a nar row neck. Fasten this on the grape arbor in such a way that a tiny bunch of grapes may be inserted . while yet very young and green, and the sun may reach it through the glass. As the grapes grow they will be Inside the bottle and will finally ripen there and be too large, of course, to be tak en out of the narrow neck. When -thoroughly ripe, cut the stem from the vine, and, having filled the . bottle with alcohol, cork it up tight and seal it with wax. Your bunch ol grapes may thus be preserved, and every one will wonder, until you tell them, how you put them Into the narrow-necked bottle. AND CLOCK n6t been drawn out into jets. The tubes must be placed to extend in op posite directions, which will make the jets point to opposite sides. Turn the chimney upside down, so that the cork Js at the bottom, and suspend it by tying a string at one end. Fill the chimney with water, and, as It runs out of the jets the re- and Whistle.' action will make the mill spin around and around. ' To make a water clock, put a, cork in one end of the of an argand lamp chimney, and pass through a hole in' it a glass tube with a jet projecting, drawn to so fine a point that water will pass through It only in drops.- Fill the chimney with 'water, and mark the level with a sharp file or a diamond. As the level falls, caused by the drop ping water., mark the glass every 15 minutes ,or less if you desire, mak ing larger marks for every hour.