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(Si TWENTY-SEVENTH YEAK. Yearly Subscription $1.00. WA-KEENEY, KAN., SATURDAY, OCT. 21, 1905. H.S.GIVLER, Prop. NUMBER 34. NO DOUBT IT WAS HER TRUNK. TORPEDO BOAT FOR COMMERCE. BEAUTIFUL BIRD IS AMERICAN. i WHAT SMART WOMEN ARE WEARING 17J Stiffened Foundation Skirts. The coming vogue of overskirt ef fects will-demand some considerable stiffening to be nsed in tbe foundation skirt, for the natural swing of the hip will give the top part of the skirt an outward tendency, while the flounces that are destined to fashion the lower part of the skirt will require artificial aid if they are to conform to the dic tates of Dame Fashion and continue to display the same outward line. In terlinings, and especially those of a feather-weight princes3 haircloth, are in high favor abroad, and the best makers on this side have taken their cue from their Parisian brethren and adopted the same, to the great suc cess of their creations. For Dutch Suppers. From the chef of a big eastern hotel comes this relish for Dutch suppers. It is to be used as a filling for sand wiches, or, with thin wafers, to serve with beer. Put half a pound of rich, American cheese through a patent grinder- or chop it fine. Add saltspoon ful of paprika, a teaspoonful of salt, a level tablespoonful of English mus tard which has been mixed with a lit tle vinegar, three tablespoonfulss . of "Worcestershire sauce, and a gill of pale sherry-. Mix the whole into a smooth paste with a wooden spoon and stand it in a cool place, but not In the refrigerator. What to Eat. Pretty Dressing Gown. Such a wrap as we all require dur ing the winter months. The "skirts" are very full. Indeed, there is very little shape in the whole garment; but a charming fin ish is arranged by means of the full collar shaped to a point at both back and front - and - edged with a full frilling of lace. ' The sleeves are short, puffed, and very full; while at the elbow a full frill of the mate rial or, if preferred, a deep frill of lace. is arranged just there, held in place by a band of ribbon or lace insertion or embroidery. Any who desire it can add a girdle sash or belt to this dressing-gown, catching the fulness Into the figure at the waist-line if de sired. The best materials to employ are muslin, plain, sprigged, or spotted delaines, soft 6ilk, nun's veiling, flan neT, flannelette, or even a soft serge. New Flannels for Waists. Gay checked and striped flannels of all colors of the rainbow are in for autumn waists. Among them none are more attractive than a white flan nel, striped at wide intervals with bright colored tartan. A very smart waist of this kind was sent to a yours woman who means to stay at a noria rn resort. The waist was hand tucked in the front, bringing the bright red plaid stripes close togeth er in the front. The full sleeves were tucked, and were finished with a small turned back cuff of tartan. Large pearl buttons fastened the waist in front." Black patent leather belts are popular. Pickled Plums. For nine pounds of blue plums al low five pounds of sugar, one quart vinegar and an ounce of stick cinna mon. Pick the plums with a large needle, and pour the boiling hot syrup over them and let stand until cold. Heat the syrup and pour over the plums for four successive days. On . fifth day boil together for twenty min utes before- sealing in jars. Street or School Suit Girl's suit of red cloth. The skirt is finished at the bot tom with a wide 3 band of the mate- fS rlal stitched at the cages. The new empire jacket has a short waisted upper part ornamented with four large buttons, to which the basque or lower part is - attached with plaits. The revers and rippled shoulder collar are of the material, and the collar and cuffs are faced with black velvet. Y Wearing of Brown. Brown, which has been so fashion able all the season through, is gain ing in favor rather than diminishing, and there are as many, shades almost as it is possible to find in any color. and it suits everybody. Since it has been so much in favor many new shades have been brought out in it and many new names given- to old colors. We have mustard brown, to bacco brown, snuff brown, golden brown, moleskin brown, deer brown and hundreds of others; perhaps these are more In favor than the mahog any shades, but not so much so as walnut and chestnut; tan mingles well with brown, and so does orange. A good many cashmeres . and long skirted coats in fine cloth have had a great following in this color, and rich silk braid looks very well on ladies cloth of tabac tone. Terra-cotta or wood shades convey more to the mind, but warmer tones of brown are really most in favor. - Cashmere in these brown shades is trimmed with ruch ings of lace put on in a scroll work. ocrdoir niidences Fuchsia reds and blues will play a part in the color scheme. Topcoats for cold weather in cloth, velvet or fur will be much worn. How terribly incongruous most of us are going to look in the empire modes! Coats with the fronts cut like a man's evening waistcoat will be prom inent. The circular skirt will be ubiquit ous, and most apparent in plaids and checks. The postilion will reign. It will be on evening coats of silk, also on cloth street models. Oval buckles of white pearl cost little and give the inexpensive white belt an individual air' ' Among the new boas "is one made ertirely 'of, green leaves with pink camellias at the ends. The smartest French mourning hats are of black crepe trimmed with folds and bows of white crepe. Lighter Colors the Mode. For several seasons past Dame Fash ion has been inclining toward the fair tones. She has worn the pale ecru and the coffee tints; and. she has put on mode and biscuit, lilac and cream, with fawn and pale red thrown in to afford relief when she became tired of the others. The fashionable woman of autumn can wear light blue; she can put on a delicate grass green; she can dress" herself in the color of the spring roses and she can wear the faint tones of heliotrope and gray. All of the pale tints are open to her selection and all have the distinction of being in the mode. The lighter tones are really more becoming to women than the darker ones. There are few-women who do not look well in cream color. Fewer indeed those who cannot wear white. And white cloth will be worn quite a little this fall, if not for shopping and pedestrianism, at least for reception and calling. New Waist Model. Blouse of silk, with yoke and bands of the same border ed with stitching. The narrow vest is ornamented with soutache, and the T-geek " -is finished with a plaiting of batiste. Three ruffles of the silk form caps for the .v sleeves, which are finished at the bottom with bands of the mate rial, ornamented with soutache and bordered with plaitings of batiste. Salt dissolved in alcohol will often remove grease spots from clothing. A small square of asbestos kept on the ironing board will save the ironing sheet. A little lard or butter always im proves cakes made of Indian meal, as it makes them light and tender. A delicious crust is formed on sponge cake if the top is dusted over with powdered sugar just before the cafceis put into the oven. Carpets may be refreshed and brightened by going over them once a week with a broom dipped in hot water that has a little turpentine in it. Table Decorations. Flowers are no longer massed in the center of the table. A few choice blossoms are used, distributed in a dainty way about the table surround ing the central cluster, which, com pared to what we have been accus tomed to, is meager. The sparse" use of floral decorations requires a new set of vases or flower holders and specially made for the purpose are crystal stands, banded with silver. For the table center is . a circle In two halves, to be used .separately, if he wishes. To go with It are small single vases for the corn res. Autumn Headgear. The first autumn headgear is the easiest of all to manage, as this sea son lends itsslf especially to the stiff effects of ready-to-wear millinery. Straw is worn much later now than it used to be, so few felt nats are yet seen, and unless those are in white or the palest tints they have little of the glamour of first millinery. The straw shapes are in the main darkly colored, browns, blues, reds and grays standing out with prominence, velvet and . wing trimmings mingling as usual with the hat structure. With the plainer shapes or the big sailor order there are big puffy crowns pushed up at the left by some spe cies of trimming, for a side lift, or if the hat tilts snghtly forward the trim ming of velvet or straw is massed underneath. Fairy Gingerbread. One cupful of butter, two of sugar, one of milk, four of flour, three-fourths of a teaspoonful of soda, one table spoonful of ginger. Beat the butter to a cream. Add the sugar gradvally, and, when very light, the ginger, the milk in which the soda has been dis solved and finally the flour. 'rum baking pans upside down and wipe the bottoms very clean. ' Butter them and spread the cake mixture very thin on them. Bake in a moderate oven until brown. While still hot cut into squares with a cake knife and slip from the pan. Keep in a tin box. This is delicious. With the quantities given a large dish of ginger-bread can be made. It must be spread on the bot tom of the pan as thin as a wafer and cut the moment it comes from the oven. Stylish Visiting Gown. Princess lines are to gain rather than lose in prestige and evening gown, visiting gown, street gown, are all to be seen in princess form. A costume of this type is of mulberry silk chiffon velvet. The skirt is, oi course, plain and the stock and pointed yoke are dotted silk a few shades lighter .than the velvet. Bordering the latter, a wide band of the -velvet in fine plaits accentuate the yoke effect. Sleeves are puffed to the elbow, from where they finish in mousquetaire fashion. Kitchen Shower. The linen shower and the tin show er are .familiar ways of testifying to a feeling of friendly regard for the bride-to-be. There is a newer shower, however, something on the tin order, but more comprehensive. This-is the kitchen shower and the gifts include every sort of furnishing for the up-to-date kitchen and laundry. Gifts for the dining-room are included occasion ally, but as a general things the show er is confined to the kitchen outfit. - Girl's Suit of Blue Cloth. The bell skirt is trimmed at the bottom with two shaped ruffles . of the material. The blouse forms a box plait ' in front, or namented with gold buttons, on each side of which is a group of plaits. The double shoul der collar is at tached by a band of the material, the ends turned back and ornamented with ' embroidery. The chemisette is of lace, or guipure. and the girdle is of leather. The sleeves are finished just below the el- bows with cuffs of the material and motifs of embroid ery. - Flowered Net Tea Gown. Flowered net was the material nsed for a handsome tea gown recently c-n view. A design of pale pink roses with the faintest of green leaves on white net was made over a lining of pale pink silk and the tea gown was trimmed with a profusion of deep lace making a garment of the daintiest description. If Familiarity of the Contents Went for Anything. The old lady had lost the check to her trunk, and the depot officials said that she must enumerate the contents and satisfy them that it belonged to her. ' "Wall,, now," she began, "right on top of everything youH find a red woolen shirt that I was taking t my brother William. William has rheu matism, and red woolen is powerful good for that," "What else?" "Then you come to three new sheets for Aunt Mary, with a new bed quilt for Aunt Sarah. Then there's a cal ico dress pattern tor Aunt Mary's old est girl, and a catskin cap for Aunt Sarah's oldest boy. Then you come to my clothes. There's a silk dress that h,as been turned top-to-bottom "Then You'll Find a Jar of Raspberry Jam." and made over again, and there's " "I think the trunk must be yours," said the baggageman. "Wall, there's the old corset I bought five years ago, a white skirt that I'm going to put some new trim ming on, and an alpaca dress that I- may give to Aunt Mary if she haint growed too stout. Then you'll find " "You can have the trunk, ma'am." "Then you'll find a jar of raspberry jam, a bottle of currant wine and some " "Take it along, ma'am it's your trunk for sure." "Yes, it's my trunk, but now that you have got me naming the contents -Vd fike-to tell you "that there are two pairs' of shoes, three pairs of stock ings, my last year's bonnet, an extra waist and " - But the baggageman pulled the trunk around, broke off one of the handles, bent the lock ' and told her that he wouldn't be responsible for spontaneous - combustion if the thing remained there fifteen minutes longer. A' River That Bridges Itself. For a stretch of twenty-two miles the River Colorado in Texas, has bridged itself with logs of. wood, which have jammed -so tightly from one bank to the other that even dyna mite is powerless to clear a way. It was at first only a slight jam of logs, which three or four men could have dealt with effectively; but It has grown at an enormous rate, and, in some places, has become solid ground, with vegetation and trees growing upon it. Roads have - been cut through, over which teams cross from bank to bank as unconcernedly as though . a great river was not rolling swiftly underneath. The monster raft has become an " object of interest to tourists, but the authorities are tak ing steps, to break up the bridge as soon as possible. Montreal Herald. Alcoholic Drink from Rice. The alcoholic drink' used in the province of Che-Kiang, in China, is made from fermented rice. - Fermen tation is induced by the addition of fakes made of wheat meal. An ex amination of these cakes by K. Saito shows that the particles of wheat are peiietrated through . and 'through by the mycelia of various fungi. "v Some seven or more different species were found. These fungi grow on the moist ened rice, fermentation follows and a yellow liquid with an agreeable odor is produced. Japanese Art. Reproductions of " "The Nocturnal Sortie," Outamaro, and "Swimming Fish." by Hokousar, two of Japan's greatest artists. Constable as Violin Maker. Police Constable Gaskin, who has just retired from the Metropolitan force, has made quite a reputation in musical circles by the hand-made violins he has constructed during his spare time. Some of his instruments have been praised by the finest play ers, and recently Kubelik paid him a visit,' highly commending several that he tried. London Tit-Bit. She Will Carry Fresh Herring to Ports on Puget Sound. . The Knglish torpedo boat Albatross, which was offered for sale by the au thorities when the navy depot at Ks quimault, B. C, was abandoned, has been secured by the Nanaimo fisher ies company of Nanaimo, B. C-, with the object of running fresh herring to sound markets. The boat is a very fast craft. She was built some thirty years ago for the Chilian government, and saw serv ice in several South American imbrog lios. Fitted with triple-expansion com pound engines, air pumps and water tight compartments, the vessel can be driven at a high rate of speed through or under the water, as opportunity of fers In any weather. Her length over all is 100 feet, with but nine-foot beam, and her appear ance lying squat on the water much more resembles a fish than a fish car rier. Fishing Gazette. ARM OF THE LAW SUSPENDED. Quaint Old Custom Still Prevails In English Town. Citizens of the old Devonshire (Eng.) town of Honiton are immune from arrest until sunset one evening, for while the horse fair is in progress the arm of the law is powerless. This is in continuation of a quaint and pic turesque ceremonial which has been handed down from the time of Henry III. . When the horse fair begins the town crier, in the gorgeous dress of a beadle of the last century, appears carrying a pole, at the end of which is a large gilt glove, decked with flowers. Having rung his handbell three times. the crier, in his three-cornered hat, announces,- "Oyez, oyez, oyez! The fair is begun; the glove is up; no man can be arrested till the glove is down. God save the king." Each sentenced is chorused by the children standing round, and at the conclusion they scramble for nuts. The glove is taken down at sunset. World's Smallest Graveyard. What is said to be the smallest graveyard in the world may be seen at fJalaablels, England. - For over a hun dred years no interments have taken place, and the graveyard may now.be A Neglected. Corner in Galashiels. styled "no man's land," and a recep tacle for rubbish. - The burial place measures 22 ft. by 14 ft. and is surrounded by walls. Of the two tombstones which have sur vived neglect and abuse, one may be seen on our picture, blocking up the entrance, and the other a large flat one may be observed in the center of the graveyard. Curious Epitaphs. Close to the principal entrance to old Kirk Braddan (Eng.) churchyard is a stone which probably not one in a thousand of the thousands of visi tors who assemble there Sunday .by' Sunday ever notice. It has engraved upon it the following curious intima tion: "Here unlerlyeth the body of the Rev. Mr. Patrick Thompson, min ister of God's Word , forty years, at present vicar of Kirk Braddan, aged sixty-seven, Anno 1678, deceased An. 1689." The reverend gentleman had his tombstone erected eleven years before he died. The incident, how ever, is not so uncommon as would at first appear. There is erected a stone in Onchan (L O. M.) churchyard to day, sacred to the memory of a man who Is still alive. . Stolen Goods Strangely Recovered. ' Nineteen years ago the general store at Haynesville, Me., was robbed of a quantity of merchandise. Last week one of the cows belonging to . a farmer in that village failed to return to the barn. Search revealed the fact that she had fallen into a big hole in the ground which had been nsed by the robbers of nineteen years ago as a cache. It was about six feet deep, six feet square and roofed over with logs. These having become decayed, were not strong enough to bear the weight of the cow. , All the goods taken -were concealed here. Wood Warblers Found on No Other Continent but This. So small that the casual glance fre quently does not reveal their presence,, the great family of wood warblers is almost without exception the most brilliantly and striking colored of our American bird groups. The lover of the beauties of nature will be well' repaid by careful scrutiny of the little jewel-like creatures, either with field glasses or the naked eye, for there are none of them unreasonably timid, and patience will reveal marvels In the way of artistic color combinations. The wood warbler family is distinct ly American. On no other continent in the world is it represented. Somt Blue-Winged Yellow ' Yellow Warbler. Warblers. sixty species are included in its classi fication. For the most part the birds are of ridiculously inadequate propor tions to combat with the dangers of the long biannual journey which they make in the effort to obtain the in sect food upon which they subsist. Uninformed persons ,. often confuse them- with humming birds and wrens. They are inconspicuous in their move ments, keeping always in the shelter of the leaves of trees or shrubbery. With several exceptions, notablj among them the palm warbler, they rarely alight on the ground, prefer ring to slip nervously but painstak ingly about green upper foliage, re moving many small and noxious in sects which escape the larger and better known bird workers in the in terest - of the horticulturist. Chicago News. Made Good Guide at. Night. Jason Hoover, a farmer of Western Wisconsin, ventured out one very dark night to visit a sick neighbor. His wife followed. The man kept up an incessant conversation, not for an tertainment, but that his helpmeet might be guided by his sonorous voice along the treacherous and uncertain path. - Suddenly Farmer Hoover shouted a warning, stumbled and fell heavily. After some grumbling and much as sistance from his sympathetic wife, he, continued the journey, limping pain fully, and rubbing his bruised thigh.. "Jason, you may stop talking," sug gested his wife, considerately; "it is easy to follow you now." Mr. Hover became inquisitive, and was astonished to learn that in rub bing his thigh he had caused the phos phorus to glow, which for a long time had been accumulating on his trou sers from the many matches struck -there. New York Herald. When Stocks Were in Common Use. A striking reminder of .the times when the laws of - the church were a good deal more effective, perhaps, than they are to-day exists at Shore ditch, England, in the shape of hand stocks and a whipping post still pre served as part of the church property. These may be seen at St. Leonard's Church in Shoreditch, and the church authorities quote from the church rec ords scores, of instances where a pa rental church used- to inflict corpora punishment on its erring members. Windfalls for Widow. - After the death in 1897 of John Q. A. Olney of Upton, his widow was notified that there was a deposit of $1,600 in a Milford bank. This money had been laid away without the knowledge of Mrs. Olney. A second surprise came to her the other day when workmen began to make re pairs on the old Olney cobble shop and found $85 in a tin box under the floor . - - -' '