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STATE JOTXRXAI,, MONDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 10, 1891.
(3 Vf HEX AGE CHEEPS ON NOTHING TOO GOOD FOR THE WOM AN WHO IS GROWING CLD. Olite Iiii per Want to See Her Sex Crew Old Gmtrei'ully ai)d Wear l'retty Gar ments nuA I -'riazle Tfcelr KaXr to liscom- ilt Wd I'utlK-r Time. Spp ial Ccrret Dtnlnce.l New Your., Sept. . When old age sets his withering seal npon a woman, she needs all the aidu to her toilet that art find richness of material can give. Xhe-xo is no fabric too sumptuous nor mlf S0W53 FOR ELDERLY liDT AND DINNER DKE.iS. lace too fine for her, and she needs them then more than ever before. We hear much about growing old gracefully, and it occurs to me just now that I would vei-y much like to know what is meant by that. Does it mean that one who feels the golden sanrs of yonth slipping away should strngg'e and try to cheat time by yonthful dress and manners, or dees it mean that tho poor soul who sees nearly all that makes her life worth living slipping away should give np the etruggle and bow her head to the inevi table at once without the feeble protest of clinging t " her pre;ty garments awhile longer? Mast the wc man who decides to prow oid grrvcef ully put on caps and stop frizzing her hair lecause she has passed the milestone of half a century and tame ly settle down into an old woman whose very identity is almost effaced? It is a hard tiling for a woman to cross the boundary l tween middle and old age, and it cones with a sndden shock when she finds that her claims to public consideration now are based sim ply npon her years. A man at 50 is not old enough to have it said that he is old, and, however old a man may be, he etill has a certain degree of interest for women if lie has money, ami he can marry a dozen times if he wants to after he is 60, but wlnn the woman has passed her forties she is relegated to a shelf vt ry high np and in a rarely fre quented spot and told to prow old grace fully Cod help her and lot ns all give hr the richest and most costly fruits of the loom th;it she n ay do it. Wo will mercifully forget all about tboso who must do their graceful grow ing in calico or homespun. Let ns turn to those to whom growing old means the most, the votaries of fashion, and tell them how to f nd what solace they can. For them th-.r-e are satin brocades in heavy qualities and rich colors, eplenaid peau de sue that would grace a queen, and reps with thick cord, and beautiful grosgrain silks. Besides these are moires and velvets and all lae furs except ermine. Ia fact, it jnst now strikes me that the elderly lady can have the pick arid choice of every thing. There was one beloved old lady who looked very handsome in a thick black bergriline ecrded silk made with a plain full skirt. The sleeves had loose balloon puff, and they and the waist w-ere trimmed with a superb arrange ment of black silk passementerie. On the waist and around it were moire rib bons ending in z. double bow at the waist. On her he vi perched above the palpable "front" was a sort of cap, with long, pointed ends in tho back and a bnuch of white lilies of the valley on the top. The lace was black chantilly and real. Her darghter, hirself a mother, wore a dove colored rep, with three narrow rumos made of gauzo, striped ribbons around tu) bottom on the outbade and a pinked m ile of tUurk green silk on the inside. Tho waist was made of figured eilk, white and dove color, and draped with the rep. Tho alcoves reached but to the elbows. Dove and quaker drab are both fav orite colors for plrin goods and also for those with email woven or stamped figures. The apron as am ordinary article of wear is returning, and almost every lady will wear one at teas and almost all home occasions, though in pnblio they t KNOCKABOUT CAl'E AND FiNCT APRONS. sill be sin only &t kirmess. They are of silk and trimmed in many ways. Black silk with flowers and other pat terns worked in eclored silks will be much liked. Others may be trimmed with lace, stitchiags in colors and with pansies or leaves embroidered along the edge, which is then cut out on the bot tom. This, wlx-n done in colors, is very handsome. I sav one other very pretty idea. Tho ayroa wan of brocade in light tints, and tlrero-w as an applique of Rus sian embroidery all around it. I faw a novels in a knockabout capa cf &xtcii ..shepherd 's plaid made round and plain, but hiving small pockets in front and being bound with braid. It bad slitrf for th arms and altogether Va neat and iaoj5 usefnL Olivb IlAari A ... ADIRONDACK CAMPING. Fine Recreation For Women Who Are Wiilins to Kous;li It. ( ?;" n Crr;Kiidence. Paul Smith's, Sept. G. Adiron dack camping for women is not what it was eight or ten years ago. The woman camper in those days wore a regular camp cosinme, with short skirt of Ltn nel and Ixxlice to match; leggings of cloth or leather, strong low heeit-d shoe-) and felt hat. Sometimes women thns equipped went into rough camp with rifle and flslftng rod and lived as nearly as they might the life of the hunter. "We don't do that now, ' ' said a camp er, smiling from beneath her saucy sailor hat, "and every year we are more and more like the women that loll about the hotel porches and ti-ke care of their complexions. " As a matter of fact, there has been a change in many respects for the better and some for tho worse as to the man ner of camp life for women. A woman may still, if sho chooses, live in rough camps and scorn conventions, but most women do the other things. There are camps of all degrees, from the enormous establishments of the millionaires, where faahion still has her way and ev erybody dresses two or three times a day, to the simple camps of sensible folks, where the women dress in outing cos tume when they rise and seldom appear in anything else, save perhaps on Sun day. It's easier to do this in your own camp or as a gnest in some friend's camp than in the boarding camps, where to some extent there is snch a thing as the conventionalities of town life. The boarder, however, who has the conrage to be peculiar may, if she will, tnjoy the luxury of dressing but once a day. Tho woman who comes camping to the Adi rondacks, whether as guest or as boarder, needs an outing costume to con sist of sailor hat, shirt waist, serge skirt and jacket to match, russet shoes and the proper sort of necktie. The provident woman will fetch along at least two outing gowns, skirt and jacket, and half a dozen shirt waists is none too many. Fashionable women are likely to have several dozens cf the latter and five or six of tho former, and it is the thing to have hatband, necktie and belt to V ' - i AN Amr.ONDACK PORTICO. match every shirt waist. Along with these things it is well to fetch a light muslin gown for the occasional hot midday, when one does not stir about, and some sort of more or less dressy gown of warm material for the frequent cool evenings. All these latter tilings for the woman who has not made np her miud to brave it out day and night in outing costume, a thing that may be done in perfect comfort and safety. Sevcrr.l wraps, light and heavy; a few cushions and a hammock help out wonderfully in camp and are likely to be almost necessities to the boarding camper. If the camper is rich enough, it is most convenient to buy or hire for the season ont ot the light Adirondack beats. They may bo had at secondhand as low as 2 -3 and new for $00 or $70. There is nothing to prevent an advantageous sale of the boat at the end of tho season. The woman camper's outfit mav xist what she will. The skirt and jacket may bo had ready made as 1 w as 4 or made to order as high m-kZI'-H). Tho latter price is absurd, ami the former probably too low fur good wear. An al together suitable skirt and jacket may be had for Jf20 and worn perhaps the season. Suitable shirt waist may be had ready made as w as 40 cents ami made to order at the most fashionable places for as much as $5 each. Reckless and rich women cider the latter by tho dozen. Clever women buy oiim at $5 and make others of the best; matci ial on that pattern at a cost of about 1 each. Hats and shoes may bo had at prices that range from almost n thing up to $3 or $4 for tho former and $ 0 or .fs for the latter. A serviceable hammock need not cost more than $3, though some come at $100 or more. The joys of the sensible woman who camps in the Adirondacks are both physical and mtellectuai. The well cho sen camp is always on a lake, and the modern outing costume is just the thing for rowing. Any woman can learn in three days to manage an Adirondack boat, and before the season is over can row five miles at a stretch without over taxing her strength if she be in fair health. The average young woman in pretty outing costame is not a specially successful flsherwoman, but fish are queer things, and a wary old trout sometimes takes the hoc k cf a giddy girl that welcomes his appearance above wa ter with a shout that would madden the true fisherman. There is moonlight rowing for those that enjoy it. There are long all day expeiitions up and down the crooked and beautiful Adirondack streams. There are trips of two or three days that on a takes for many miles, al ternately rowing through the lakes, marching overland whilo the guides carry the boats or paddling cautiously where a narrow stream completes the lake chain. There is mountain climbing, not of the perilous Alpine sort, but de lightful in its way, with a night in rough camp on the mountain top and a breakfast cooked at dawn over a camp fire. Then there is the delightful ease of the hammock and a book, or the Au gust evening about the rot.ring camp fire, indoors upon the hearth or outdoors on a headland overlooking the lake and its always wooded shores. E. X. Valla xcia ham. Jf If i m V A DASHING Tils remarkably chic outfit was made by a doubt, be copied by many women wno affect the DISARMED WITH A WHIPLASH. How an Old-Time Stage Driver Sur prised an Agent of the Road. "There is quite a difference between staging in the early days of the state ind now," said William Miller, the Dwner of the stage line running from Cazadero to Ukiah, California. "When I came here from Boston in Isol I drifted about a bit, and finally went into the service of Charles Mc Laughlin, the man who was after ward killed by Jerome Cox. He was the owner of the longest stage line in California at that time. It ran with relays from San Jose to Los Angeles. "I remember once, in a lonely 2oast range canyon through which the road wound, we had a little ex perience that was thrilling for the mo ment. It was about 10 o'clock ami a moonlight mght. I was just, putting the horses through. The stage was full of passengers, and there was a heavy treasure box. "Just as I got around a band in the road I saw a figure of a man on horse back standing by the side of the road, lie yelled to stop, and I saw a gun barrel gleam in the moonlight. The horses were going at a speed that mig-ht be called breakneck, and I just made up my mind to take the chance of getting through. I saw the gun raised to the fellow's shoulder as we approached. I had my long whip in my hand, and, with a desperation born of peril of the moment, I made a vicious swipe at him. "I don't know how it occurred, but the lash wound itself around the gun, and as we dashed by the whip was drawn taut and I knew it had caught, so held fast. I was nearly pulled out of my saat, but the guu was dragged from the robber's hand and fell to the ground. At the same time it was dis charged by the shock. It rattled along the road for quite a distance before the whiplash unwound itself. I don't know what the highwayman thought, but I'll bet he was surprised." BRITISH PRISONS. Treatment Awarded to American Con victs Unknown Across tho Water. "Convicts who are confined in Amer ican prisons are allowed many more romforts and privileges than tho same class of unfortunates in England." said Howard L. Abbot of London. "A mau in an English prison is almost as dead to the world as he would be in his tomb. Nothing in the way of food or reading matter can bs sent him by his friends and he is never permitted to see a newspaper. Only at long in tervals can he write or receive letters and he is never allowed to speak un less he is addressed by an official of the prison. A prisoner sentenced for three years may see a visitor once in three months and he is allowed to write one letter. To men whose terms are longer such privileges are granted less often. For the first month the prisoner's bed consists sim ply of a broad board, raised a few inches above the floor. He has no mattress and the bed clothing con sists of a blanket, pillow, and a couple of sheets. At the end of a month, if his conduct has been all that is required, he is given a mat tress three nights a week. Later he has a mattress five nights a week and still later, if his deportment con tinues absolutely perfect, he is al lowed a mattress every night. His food is also regulated by the length of time he remains in prison. He commences with the poorest and most meager fare at first, which is gradual ly changed for that a little better if his conduct is unexceptionable, but no matter how well be may conduct himself his diet never equals that given to the ordinary prisoner in America." FALL STYLE. well It Down New York fashion leader. It will, no" latest eccentricities in dress. SANTA FE ROUTE. The Santa Fe the Official lioute to Pittsburg-, Pa., for the Annual Keunlon, U. A. li. Department Commander Campbell has chosen the Santa Fe in connection with the Baltimore & Ohio railroad as the oliicial route to Pittsburg for the national encampment G. A. R. The official traia with the officers of the de partment of Kansas will leave the Santa Fe depot. Topeka, at o'clock p. m., Saturday, September 8, and run through to Pittaburff without change. This tra'm will consist of Pullman sleepers, free chair cars and coaches. All com rades, their families and frieuda, in fact all who wish to go on this cheap excur sion to the east, are cordially invited to : join tni3 otncial train. tickets sola September 7 and a good to return at any time to and including' September 8. You can etop off if you wish between Chicago and Pittsburg on the return trip at auy point desired, on tickets sold by tho Santa Fe, and you don't have to go through to Pittsburg unless you wish. Come and see us for all particu lars. Itowj.KY Bkos., Agents, Southeast Cor. Sixth and Kansas ave. 110GK ISLAND ROUTE. The Oliicial G. A. It. Line to ntta burjs:. Commander Campbell has not declared the Kock Island to be the official route, but the boys who pay their fare have and so have the girls. The fitlest train on wheels will leave Topeka at 3:50 p. m,, Sturday, September 8th, and run through to Pittsburg via Chicago and the ''Brie." The president of tle Wo man's Relief corps will have a private car attached to this train. Fare as low, limit as long and condi tions as favorable as any other line. Call on iiny of the geatlemauly Kock Island agents for particulars. Keeley League convention, Colorado Springs, $18.15 for the round trip. Democratic League and National Irri gation congreas, Denver, $li.03 for the round trip. II. O. Garvet, City Ticket and Passenger Agent UNION PACIFIC ROUTE For tht Grtind Army and Ttfnvy National KucainpillBut, I'ittaburg:, I., Sept. 10, 11 and 12. The Union I'nclflc Offers the very low rate $21.50 for the rouud trip. Special Coaches and Sleep ers will leave Topeka via tht Union Pacific, Saturday, September 8th, 2:47 p. m., arriving at Pittsburg Monday morning, 7:30 a. m. Tickets on sale September 7 and 8, good returning up to and including Sept. 28, 1894. Secure your tickets and reservations early, and go with the crowd. A. M. Fuller, City Agent. 525 Kansas avenue. . C!iap Itates East. SANTA FE ROUTE Chicago, Pittsburg, Columbus, Cleve land, Indianapolis, and other eastern points, $21.50 for the round trip, by the Santa Fe route. ) Every household should be prepared for emergencies, for how often, "like a thief in the night" croup or whooping cough may come upon a dear child without warning and in a few hours place its sweet life in balance by a slender thread. Cubeh Cough Cure promptly used, will avert all danger. Delays are dangerous. Sold by Rowley Bros. - Call for Cubeb Cough Cure and insist upon having nothing elae. 25 and 50 cent bottle. Try it and if it is not as we Bay the best remedy of the kind in the world we ask. you to condemn it to all your friends. Sold by Rowley Bros. Ially 3!Is Meeting". No Griping, no Nausea, no Pain, when Da Witt' Little Barly Rises are taken. Small PUB Best PilL Beat PilL J. K. Jones. . American Stem Laundry, 112 West 7th street, tele, 34L Having purchased F. W. Whittiar's interest in the firm, we are prepared to give the people of Topeka the be3t the tnarket affords. Whitnet & Sow. 730 Kansas ave. Prescott & Co. will remove to No. 113 West Eighth this month. "WESTERN Foundry 12? flachine Works, . ESTABLISHED 1 875. FORMERLY Topeka Foundry and Machine W orks ESTABLISHED 1868. R. L. C0FRAN, Proprietor. KAinrrACTuis cf steak eit&xnes.' kill kachhtesy, ehafiiit3-, FULlIES, GZASmSS, FITIINS3. STO. Write for Prices. ' - i '. J k I T :- : . ! r Li -' 3 . s xv e Till E. E WOOLGER, Mgr. PAPER POLES. They Are Lighter, StlfTer and Stronger Than Wooden Ones. One of the latest uses to which pa per has been turned is the making of telegraph poles. The paper pulp em ployed is saturated with a mixture of borax, tallow and other substances. The mass is cast in a mold with a cone in the center, forming a hollow rod of any desired length, the cross piecas being held by wooden keys driven in on either side of the pole. The paper poles are said to be lighter and stronger than those of wood and to be unaffected by the many weather influences which shorten the life of a wooden pole. It is doubtful, however, whether the paper pole will corne to be anything like a rival to the iron pole, whieb is now high in favor for the carrying of all kinds of wire lines. The value of iron telegraph poles has been well tested under the most trying conditions on the lines between Europe and India, and again across arid stretches of country in Australia. Insects that eat out the core of everything in the shapa of wood, leaving the shell only, and bird borers that drill holes in tlm toughest of trees, let the iron poles pass, and even wandering tribes cannot chop it up for fire-wood, although down in Australia they have not yet quite got over their trick of making arrow heads of the insulators it carries. Tteech 'I ree . The common notion that beech trees are not struck by lightning so often as other trees is supported by experiments made by Jonesco Dim it rie, win) passed the spark of a Haltz machine through blocks of different kinds of wood. The spark passed through oak after one or two revolu tions of the machine, while five were required for black poplar and willow, and from twelve to twenty for beech. It was found that the diiftrerce was due to the richness in fat. Pine, which is rich in fat in winter but poor in summer, showed a resistance corresponding to the time at which it was selected for the test. U. A. It. to JPittaburff. VIA THE LAKE SHOliE KOUTE. For tho annual meeting of the G. A. R. at Pittsburg, September 8 to 10, excur sion tickets will be on sale via tho Lake Shore route, September 5th to 10th, gu.jd for return until the 25th, and will admit of one stopover on the return, which will afford an opportunity foiihose who wish to visit the tomb of Garfield at Cleve land, ur other points of interest of which there are many along the line of the Lake Shore route. B. P. Humphrey, T. P. A., 727 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.; C. K. Wilber, West. Pass. Agt., Chicago. "There is a Salve tor every wound." We refer to Da Witt's Witch Hazel Salve, cures burns, bruises, cuts, indolent sores, as a local application in the nostrils it cures catarrh, and always curea pilot J. K. Jones. A stimulant is often needed to nourish and strengthen the roots ani to keep the hair a natural color. Hall's Hair Reuewer is the best tonic for the hair. One word describes it ''perfection. WTe refer to De Witt's Witch Hazel Salve, cures obstinate sores, burns, skin diseases and is a well known cure for piles. J. K. Jones. (hrap Kate F.aii. SANTA FE KOUTE. Chicago, Pittsburg, Columbus, Cleve land, Indianapolis, and wotuer eastern points, $21.50 for the round trip, by the Santa Fe route. Headache is the direct result of indi gestion and Stomach Disorders. Remedy these by using De Witt's Little Early Risers and your Headache disappears. The favorite Little Pill everywhere. J. EL Jones. A satisfied customer is a permanent one. That's why we recommend De Witt's Early Risers. They cure constipa tion, Indigestion and Biliousness J. K. Jones. Try Phillips' mineral water It Is cdi Biuered the finest water for tha 6toinaca. 612 W. Eighth avenue. Try ii Small in size, great in results: De Witt's Little Early Riser. Best pill for Constipation, best for Sick Headache best for Sour Stomach. J. K. Jones. The finest fruit Pies and puddings to be had in this city is at Wuitneya only, 730 Kansas avenue. J i TOPEKA, KASNAS. 'OPEKA FEAFJ3 LAUNDRY. Iiargest and most comploto in the State. SHIRT FACTOBY repair our cixstoraex eliirt3 Phono 153. 025 Jackson St. Smoks IClauor's I'll. Tl Slanufactured at S03 Ean. Ave. Topeka. 1 ULSE, Cor. Elra-woocL and "Willow Ave., Fotvin Placo, i'opoka, Kansas. Grows and sells Plants. Makes a specialty of Cut Flowers. Dues ali Kinds of lloral work in first class manner. E'elerhonG 4.Z3. 'A 9 ' h TCPEIIA ? Transfer Company, -,n t.' v' t . T3le. 320. F. P. EACC2T, Pre?. ABTHUB MASSAY, Practical - Horse-Shoer. v t 3 f 213 WEST FIFTH STREET. TelepliDHB 488, - - Topeka. Ilor.-es with diseased feet skilfully ircatol. Track and ruad-lioeiu a iio.M;uiy. i 1 ' .v, 1 onuniiiiiiciition T'''p'. ' '. Cure Hd Noises A y'TTf"' '2r OEArNibl.. .i iiiui.t ir Kuril ui .XTV OE GHEAlti As you liko it. J. K. J ones, I)ru??ist, 601 KANSAS ATE, A. Ihonzhtfal I'ro Consults his best interests by having a box of Krause'a Headache Capstdes at hand; taken as directed will prevent or stop any kind of a headache, no utter what the cause in fact if your skull was cracked it would prevent pain. lh frequency of the attacks will dimmish and by taking the capsules at the ap proach of a headache you will never have another. 25c per box. Sold by Rowley Bros. .. . For instance, Mrs. Chas. Kfer, of By City Mich., accidently spilled scalding wafer over her little boy. She promptly wined & Witt' Witch H.zel Salve, SvinJ it.mt relief. It's a wonderfully food salve for burnea, bruises, sores, and Z. sure cure for Piles. J- b- J6t Lavr. Joy. Have you tried Lovejoy's Breakfast Flakes? It is the best cereal yet offered. Aak your grocer for it. I III! Sill i Hiram f" n V Good work done by the Peerless.