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N I W, II I TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAK. Yearly SubscriDtion $1.00. WA-KEENEY, KAN., SATURDAY, OCT. 14, 1905. H.S.GIVLER-Prop. NUMBER 33. lm. Dressy Tailor-Mades. The light weight woolens are vastly iavored for the dressier type of tailor mades, and their possibilities are charmingly set forth in one Imported model. The material is a henrietta of -a faint shade of blue, and on this there are clever touches that employ with broadcloth and black velvet rib bon with most piquant results. The jacket is one of those smart little com bination eton-bolero effects, that while seeming to hug the figure close ly still seem to stand away from it. This is plaited back and front, the plaits- stitched down flat, and, the fronts rolled back in revers that are faced with white cloth, the whole bor dered all around with black velvet ribbon. The same treatment Is used on the sleeve, where a cuff seems to support the fullness of the puff above the elbow. The skirt is plaited to the band, the plaits stitched down in a yoke form over this, and then falling impressed to the hem, where a fanci ful application of velvet ribbon com pletes the trimming scheme. Brilliant Colors Fashionable. Brilliant colors are used in the fash ionable wardrobe. The new fabrics in rose, emerald, amethyst, pear red and apple green afford a brilliant back ground. Embroidery in a variety of colors trims many a gown, and there are lovely embroidery strips that come for the front of waists, for the wrists and for the girdle all done in Japanese colors. Very often this embroidery Is so gay as to make the entire gown look bright. Strips of handsome in sertion are used upon many a surplice or a serpentine blouse and the same insertion goes around the wrist and forms the girdle. Turquoise Blue Messaline. With yoke and bands of white lace and tucks of the material. Hand Embroidery. Hand embroidery has changed a lit tle with the season. It is not applied so much in the form of applique as in direct hand work upon the silk. You can take a plain blue silk skirt and coat and make It really elegant by putting a few sprays of embroidery upon it. This is done all the time by those who wish to dress handsomely. Particularly are the advantages of -hand work brought out in the getting together of the bride's trousseau. Here when one is spending so much, a few dollars will count for a great deal, and one must economize at all points. If one can do one's embroidery with the help of a seamstress, just so much is saved. Cheap Fruit Cake. One cup of sugar, lard the size of a small egg, a little salt, teaspoon each of cinnamon, cloves and allspice, one cup of molasses, one teaspoon of soda, one cup of warm or hot water, half a pound of raisins, half a pound of currants. Mix stiff enough for the spoon to nearly stand up straight in it. Bake slowly. It takes no butter or eggs. Be sure to keep it closed in a tin box or can. In fact all fruit cakes should be. Full Skirt to Continue. The reign of the full skirt is to con tinue for ' some time to come appar ently. Looking over a portfolio of croquis, sketches sent over by Paris designers, it was evident that it is going to take just as appalling an amount of dry goods to make the fall towns as it did last spring. Sleeves are . a little smaller, but skirts ei v tremely full. It must have been an. imaginative manufacturer of dress materials who invented the fashion of shirrings between box plaits. That was piling it on and one marvels at the audacity of the dressmaker who launched the first skirt. It took and we are now resigned to the extra five yards. The ingenuity of the dress makers has been taxed to cut the full skirts in such a manner that they will not bunch around the waist. They have succeeded in making a skirt which fits smoothly over the hips and falls in very voluminous folds around the feet. otidoir niidence Girdles are narrowing down in front. Gilded quills are seen in some of the morning hats. Japanese net lace is one of the pret tiest fancies of the moment. A purple dress is the only excuse for those purple silk gloves. The pale pink and pale blue nar row kid belts are as dainty as ribbons. White chrysanthemums will be a favorite flower for the ajitumn bride. Of course, the empire mode is out in raincoats, and very attractive it is, too. No matter how elaborate tan shoes are they were never meant for the ballroom. A development of the bead necklace is a dog collar made of beads strung on a wire frame. The present pompadour sets over the forehead in such a manner as to resemble a "bang." " Lining for Evening Coats. A pretty idea has come up in the lining of evening coats, which is the use of the most elaborately flowered Japanese silks. Some of the summer so-called dust coats which have been made of colored pongees, if lined in this way, are pretty enough to he worn for evening, especially if strong shades are chosen, and the colored laces used for trimming, and it is a suggestion that these silks are pretty enough and have warmth enough to make ideal evening and theater coats where the lesser expense is an object. Some Uses of Ammonia. A little ammonia in tepid water will soften and cleanse the skin. Spirits of ammonia inhaled will of ten relieve a severe headache. If the color has been taken out of silks by fruit stains ammonia will usually restore the color. One or two tablespoonfuls added to a pail of water will clean windows better than soap. A few drops in a cupful of warm water, applied carefully, will remove spots from paintings and chromos. To brighten carpets, wipe them with warm water in which has been poured a few drops of ammonia. An Afternoon Gown. . The design in Alice blue radium silk makes a most attractive after noon gown. The plaited skirt is made with a yoke and deep girdle, the latter giving the popular princess effect. The bodice opens over a front of white silk mousseline and real Valen ciennes insertion and the deep point ed collar and turned cluffs on sleeves are edged wtih a finely plaited ruffle of the silk. Cut steel buttons and a large bow of black velvet ribbon are used as trimming. Washing Knives Right. Never put the handle of knives into the water, for thus the handle would be discolored and the blade loosened. Instead dip each blade into hot water with soda and dry it at once. Another method is to have a large tin or basin with a tin or wooden cover. In the cover slits are cut, through which the blades of the knives pass to the water, while their handles rest on the top. mm toMikxjsdyiyis Good mace is orange yellow and transparent. Inferior mace is a dark red color and has- very little taste. When adding cream to a thick soup let the former be quite boiling; the result is far better than when it is added cold. Lemons can be kept soft a much longer time by putting them in a jar filled with water, the water to be renewed every two days. Jelly bags for straining the cooked fruit must always be scrupulously V Wi V rj clean, with absolutely no flavor of soapsuds remaining in them. A coating of thick castor oil applied with a soft flannel cloth to exaggerat ed colored tan shoes will tone their vividness considerably. To clean copper kettles, etc., rub the article to be cleaned all over with a cut lemon dippeed in salt, then rinse thoroughly with clear water and pol ish with a soft cloth. Suit of White Panama. An exceedingly smart coat suit of white Panama was recently worn by a well-known society girl and attract ed more than ordinary attention. The coat, of the loose box type, Ctted per fectly in back and opened in front over an oddly pointed vest. There were no decorations of any sort save inset pieces of American beauty red velvet over the shoulders and cuffs of same on sleeves. . Stitched bands of the material bordered the edge of coat and vest. The skirt was walking length and plain. Winter Shirt Waists. Heavy linen shirt waists are being made np now for winter wear, some of them severely plain and worn with the new stiff collars a cross between stiff mannish collars and lingerie stocks that is charming. There are, of course, albatross plenty of white ones, and plenty of colored ones, too and voile and the whole range of light weight woolen stuffs, with enough warmth in them for even the chilliest. , Some of them have at tached collars; others are worn with embroidered collars and stiff little ties, or with plain collars and em broidered ties, or both tie and collar embroidered. A Figured - Silk. Worn with a leghorn hat trimmed with black velvet and plume. Ivory Fans Back in Favor. A tiny ivory fan is the latest form of Parisian fancy and the girls are hunting their family archives through to find those that were fashionable seventy years ago. Parents are pre senting their daughters with mono gram fans. A girl carries a small silk fan of the folded variety and is in the habit of opening it and laying it on her lap, and in the middle of the fan her name will be seen most ex quisitely presented on specially wrought lace. Another idea is a blue linen fan with a monogram in the cen ter of it embellished with a little cir cle of green leaves. The appearance is very much as though it were a medallion set into the fan. And still another fan is made of taffetas, with a worked medallion in the middle and a lace ornament at each side. Dainty Maidenhair Fern. Fronds of maidenhair fern, if fully matured, may be kept ten days or a fortnight if laid in the folds of a damp towel. This is the method employed by florists for keeping cut ferns, and it is far more successful than the usual one of immersing the fronds in water. Puff Omelet. "Stir Into the yolks of six eggs beat en very light, one teaspoonful of flour mixed with a teacnp of milk; salt and pepper to taste; add the whites well beaten; melt a tables poonful of butter in a pan. pour in mixture and bake a delicate brown; slip off on a hot plate and serve at once. . PERPETUAL MOTION FOR BABY. Swinging Cradle Guaranteed to Quiet Most Fractious Infant. Cradles have been condemned for some years by the doctors who write books on how to bring np babies. In the face of this scientifc disapproval an inventor comes forward 'with a swinging cradle. It hangs on a hook with a spring, like a canary's cage. Tou give it a little start and it con tinues to bob up and down for some time. This arrangement keeps the baby satisfied, while the mother may go about her housework or receve vis tors. The doctors object to soothng The Latest Inventon. babies. Babies, say the doctors, are not to be soothed by such artificial methods as cradles and sugar plums or rubber rings. These things are really nerve destroyers. Opposing mothers then want to know how it la that so many apparently "healthy peo ple have been rocked in cradles, brought up on rubber nipples fastened to corks and lumps of sugar carelessly tied in a piece of unsterilized cloth. They want to know if the antiseptic baby is any better than the old-fash ioned kind. But these old-fashioned folks will no doubt welcome the new "rary cradle, a picture . of which suows at a glance its great simplicity. One thing that the inventor says will give it wide popularity is its por tability like a bird cage, it is handy to take on a journey. Coughed Up Two Frogs. After suffering for weeks with an illness which baffled her physicians Mrs. Bridget Mangan of Minooka, Pa., coughed up a frog four inches long. Dr. William Haggerty has placed it in alcohol, and will send it to a medical school. Mrs. Mangan has suffered with severe pains in the stomach for sev eral weeks. Six days ago she suffered a constant thirst and that time she coughed up a small frog. The same symptoms were apparent last night when the four inch frog came to light. Dr. Haggerty says the woman must have swallowed the larger frog in drinking water when it was young, and that it developed- in her stomach. Nashville American. Unique Lighthouse. The most extraordinary of all Brit ish lighthouses is to be found on Arn- ish Rock, Stornoway Bay a rock which is separated from the island of Lewis by a channel over 500 feet wide. On this rock a conical beacon is erect ed, and on its summit a lantern is fixed, from which, night after night, shines a light which is seen by the fishermen far and wide. The way in which the lighthouse is illuminated is this. On the Island of Lewis is a lighthouse and from a window in the tower a stream of light is projected on to a mirror in the lantern on the summit of Arnish Rock. Caught . Man-Eating Shark. A big man-eating shark was brought to shore it Cos Cob, Conn., recently by Judge George W. Brush. It was towed behind his catboat. The share was nine feet long and had a double row of teeth. It weighed 400 pounds. Famous Highwayman's Pistol. Wide-eyed children to-day listen with rapt attention to the wonderful exploits of Dick Turpin, king of high waymen, and his nightly escapades on the English heath, but they know the r s 'v J - hi? famous highwayman as did their- fa thers and their fathers' fathers only by tradition. But more suggestive than any story of the famous knight of the highway is the original pistol carried by the robber In his nightly forays. This pis tol is to be used on the stage after, long years of idleness in a private museum and will make its first music hall appearance shortly in "Dick Tur pin's Ride to York." WOMEN WORSHIP HIM APOSTLE OF FREE LOVE DE CLARES HIMSELF MESSIAH. J.,H. Smyth-Piggottt, Formerly Epis copal Clergyman, Compels. Adora tion from ' His Followers Claims Infant Recently Born Is "Divinely Sent" , England has been shocked from cen ter to circumference by revelations concerning a body of religious enthusi asts who follow the free love theory and whose chief calls himself the Mes siah. This chief is J. H. Smyth-Pig- Mr. J. H. Smyth-Piggott. gott and a son has been born to him for whom he claims divine origin. . The sect calls itself the Agapemo nites, and the elders live in a luxuri ous mansion named "The Abode of Love," at Spaxton, Somerset. Smyth-Piggott was formerly a cler gyman in the Church of England. He has succeeded in persuading a large number of women and a few men that he is the Messiah, returned to earth, and induces them to worship him. The baby that has just come to the Abode of Love is regarded by the Agapemonites as divinely sent, and its mother, Ruth Greeco, a young girl of striking beauty, who has come under Piggott's influence, is looked on as the spiritual bride of the leader of the sect. The name Glory Piggott was given to the infant at an elaborate christen ing ceremony. To make the ceremony legal, the district registrar was sum moned to the Abode of Love. At the door of the mansion the registrar was met by a woman. "Are you the registrar?" she said excitedly. "Yes," he replied, "I am." "Then." she added, dramatically, "you are about to be admitted Into the presence of the Almighty. Follow me." The registrar obeyed and was led into the chapel. Forty persons were there, all except the registrar, Pig gott, and his secretary being women. The women were grouped in a silent worshiping crowd, with "their- eyes fixed on a couch. Here in costly cling ing robes lay a beautiful young wom an, the mother of the baby. At the foot of the couch was the infant, dressed in snowy white. Piggott's legal wife was near by. There are 600 Agapemonites, all of whom are well to do. About twenty, "The Abode of Love." mostly beautiful young women, live at the Abode of Love with Piggott. One of the principal tenets of the sect is that there shall be no marriages among its members. ' The Abode of Love is regarded by the Agapemonites as a refuge from the cares and troubles of the world. It is a sort of combined convent and monastery, regulated by rules almost eastern in their provisions for luxury. All the devotees place their money in a common fund, in charge of Pig gott, and as Piggott has converted a number of rich women to hia faith, the sect Is wealthy. 1 CAT THAT IS FOND OF HUNTING. Massachusetts Animal an Adept at Re trieving Game. The firemen at the East street en gine house have a black cat which la remarkable for several things. It possesses six toes on each foot, and during the past year, it has had about two score and ten kittens which have all had the same number of digits. The cat also has become a follower of the hunting game in more ways than the average feline has aspired to. It has an excellent record for hunting rats and mice that can be found about the premises, but it is also a hunter after the fashion of dogs. One of the firemen takes trips into the neighbor ing places for ' hunting birds, and wherever he goes the cat. is sure to be with him. Whenever he brings down any game the cat is there to claim the quarry. It is said that the animal will follow the person in question for miles in order to get the game, and it cannot be deceived, for as soon as one of the firemen in the house starts out with, a gun the cat is always a faithful fol lower. Yesterday one of these trips was taken with some success, and the eat seemed as pleased at the results as was the hunter. Springfield (Mass.) Republican. OWNS SPECIMEN OF GREAT AUK. Massachusetts Man Has Only One In World Outside Museums. - Anthony Robinson of New Bedford, : Mass., is the owner of the only speci men of the great auk outside a mu seum. The great auk is rare with or nithologists. There are but five col-" lections in this country which contain specimens, the Smithsonian, the New York museum of natural history, the academy of Natural Sciences, Phila delphia; the Thayer museum at Lan caster and Vassar college, which owns the specimen once owned by Andover. There are known to be but fifty three specimens extant. Great Brit ain and Germany have twenty each, the United States six, including Mr. Robinson's; Switzerland three, Bel gium two and Russia and Portugal each one. Even the egg of the great auk confers distinction upon a mu seum, the price of an auk's egg being quoted at from $1,000 to $1,600, and they are not to be picked up at such prices every day. Travels With His Cat Two of the most novel visitors to Winchester . this week were Mr. Charles Roe and a large maltese cat. .Mr. Roe came from Baltimore, and after spending the day in Winchester left for Natural Bridge, completing a portion of a trip from Maine. As long as the weather is good and the roads in condition he walks, rid ing on the train only when bad weath- -er compels. His companion is an eighteen-pound maltese cat, which he saved from death eight years ago and which fol lows him everywhere. Winchester correspondence Baltimore Herald. Mourning Shoes. Shoes have been specialized for a hundred and one purposes, but shoes especially manufactured for those in mourning form a variety of foot-gear that few manufacturers would think of producing. Such shoes are made in Lynn, Mass. ' The mourning shoe consists of a dead luster black leather, made up on a stylish last, and orna mented with mournful looking black, ribbons and beads. Curious French Ceremony. The Rose Queen of Dourdan, In t he Department of Seine et Oise, France, dressed in spotless white, was crown ed and married the other day in a church hung with the deepest mourn ing. This curious ceremony is an an nual one, and was instituted by a rich Inhabitant of Dourdan, whose daugh ter died a few years ago, on the eve of her marriage. After the ceremony the newly-wedded Rose - Queen, who received a substantial dowry from the bereaved father, went into the church yard and laid a wreath upon the grave of the daughter of her benefac tor. '