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TOPEKA STATE JOTTRNAL SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 29, 1900.
OR THE WOMEN. A Few Weeks More and Then Comes Lent. Holiday Season Has Been a Terj Actire One. FADS AND FANCIES. Glimpse of New Things Topeka Stores. in Things of Interest to House keepers and Others. Christmas with ita hurry and rush is past; the interesting little packages liave ceased to come at unexpected mo ments, creating- a glow of pleasant ex citement, and reminding us of friends far away. Tiie holiday spirit will still prevail however until after the dawn of the new year and the new century. Then Bchool will commence and the students eettle down to work and the thoughts of society folk turn to all sorta of gay festivities. A few weeks of social whirl and then comes the quiet of Lent when the weary seekers after pleasure have a time in which to rest and plan their Easter gowns. There is always something to look forward to; as one occasion passes and it would seem that a time of abso lute quiet eurely must follow something else comes up that manages to keep most people in a constant whirl. It is probably better, though, as it is, as the old adage about Satan snding mischief for Idle tianda to do, ia as true as it is old. Fads and Fancies. Violets are still the most popular flow ers worn and the latest fancy is to tie them with a long gold braid finished with violet silk tassels. The bracelet bouquet has recently been developed by a clever florist. It is made of three strands of ferns and flow ers strung upon narrow ribbons and hung from the wrist by a band of rib bon throuarh which the hand is passed. These are appropriate for dances as they leave the hands free. The latest and most ridiculous fad that has cropped out in the far east. Is that of women carrying canes. It is said that it is a common sight to see women walking down Broadway, wearing box coats, derby hats and carrying a slen der silver mounted canes. We will trust that t.ie fad does not travel this far wet. The most popular hair ornamments are the feather aigrettes. Artificial flowera are being used very liberally this season in every conceiva ble manner. One of the latest fancies is that of decorating the muff with them. Immense "crush" roses are also worn In the hair. One big flat rose arranged on one side of the pompadour, well towards the front, is very effective. Most evening dresses, with the ex ception of those worn for strictly full dress affairs are made with transparent Joke and sleeves. A pretty but odd combination is black marten and chiffon in any of the deli cate shades. Most evening bodices: are still made with the one sided effect which has been popular so long. Gowns For House Wear. Clowns to wear in the house are so ?sentially feminine and dainty this sea son it is Email wonder that much time, thought and expense are expended on them. They are so different from the street costumes and allow for so much more exercise of individual taste that women take an especial interest in them. They are not necessarily expen sive, especially this year. In this re pect they differ from the street gowns, which call for perfection of workman chip as well as good fit. House gowns, the term as used this time including tea gowns, include the gowns that are worn in the house cr that are smart enough to wear to an afternoon recep tion or to the theater, but are too elab orate in design or too light in color or texture for street wear. A very good model for one of these gowns is made with a. long skirt and has no trimmings whatever, but in front and at the sides are rows of narrow tucks put in to form a yoke shape, stitched down so that they give no unnecessary fulness, and yet make the skirt hang well. "With this skirt is worn a smart blouse of lace or satin, embroidered net, jetted or iplangled, and with a basque that is longer in front than back. A yoke of tucked chiffon and jet embroidery, and a belt and sash of chiffon, add to the soft effect of the gown, while the un flersleeves of chiffon are gathered into a band of embroidery at the wrist. Harper's Bazar. The Many Shades of Blue. The various shades of blue that are fashionable this winter require to be quite carefully chosen in order to get a becoming shade, for blue is a cold color for winter, and must be Just the ris;ht tint or otherwise will seem poor and very trying to the skin. The diffi culty has been obviated on three or four of the new models for street gowns by introducing some other color warm red, or a pinkish mauve with a good deal of gold or silver. All this some how seems to give the light and warmth that are needed. The stitched velvet revers and fronts, or the collars and revers and fronts of some plain color covered with lines of black and silver, r black and gold braid, make a coat look exceedingly smart, as do also the gold and silver buttons that go with this style of trimming. It ia not neces sary to introduce the color on the skirt. Indeed, it is a mistake in most instances to trim any skirt with a color, unless some inconspicuous braid be used, for the beauty of a skirt should depend upon its cut and its design. Harper's tazar. Latest Fads in Lingerie. The dainty lingerie to be worn beneath the new party frocks and the handsome dresses being made for wear in January is simply beautiful. The corset covers are of unique cut. the ones to be worn with decollete gowns having mere bands of ribbon over the shoulders. The ker chief corset cover is the daintiest cre ation imaginable. From the bands which extend from shou'der to shoulder there are half kerchiefs of lace, as though the kerchiefs had been hung round. The foundation of this garment Is of the sheerest nainsook and the foun dation is veiled with these half kerchiefs of lace, just as if a kerchief werr. caught up by the opposite corners and the dainty kerchiefs had been cut in two ome seven of the half kerchiefs form ing each front of the corset cover This style of garment is for wear beneath a full blouse bodice. "Camisole" is the latest French name Instead of corset cover. One of these rarments that is made high-necked has vsry deep-pointed yoke with rows of Valenciennes insertion forming the en tire yoke, the insertions going from the shoulder seams both front and back and being most decorative. An elaborate white muslin petticoat should be worn with partyfrocks. White skirts are in higher vogue than for many seasons. An exquisite new skirt shows a very deep flounce, a foot and a half in depth, composed of fine tucks and Valenciennes.a smaller ruffle finish ing the lower edge. Large star-shaped pieces of tucked muslin are sewed on like huge appliques at the top of the deep flounce. 'Ihese star-shaped ap pliques are -finished round with lace fol lowing all the points of the star, then there is an inch band of braiding also following the points and Valenciennes sewed outside the braiding. These elab orate pieces of trimming are over a foot in diameter all round the skirt and help the garment to hold the starch when it is laundered. A bride's petticoat in white silk would be very handsome made on this pattern. A night dress made with a r,tar-shaped yoke is a leading novelty in lingerie. The yoke is very fancy with rows of blue satin ribbon and Val. lace. Dainty rib bons draw the garment eltsely round the throat, and the yoke is finished with a pointed scalloped embroidery very delicate. The jabot front ia the distinguishing feature of another new night dress. This robe is of dainty white silk, and was made for a bride's trousseau. The jabot is very full at the front, like a large kerchief draped on either side, and the cascade of lace and silk falls in points toward the waist line. The jabot has lace as an edging and lace insert ing in double lines forms curves where the yoke line would come, the inserting extending in curves onto the broad por tion of the sleeves, reaching half way to the elbows, the two curves finishing in a diamond point. This is a novel and new method of trimming dainty robes de nuit, also dressing sacques, to have the inserting or lace follow the yoke lines, the curves of the inserting extend ing onto the upper sleeve almost as far as the line of the half yoke. '1 his trim ming gives a broad effect and is grace ful and becoming. Cincinnati Enquirer. Here and There. Bon-bon colors Is the latest name be stowed by Parisians on delicate shades of every hue. A large butterfly bow of lace or silver sequins makes a pretty ornament for the back of a decolletage. Gold gauze roses are being largely used in millinery and on gowns as well. The draped skirt has caught the fancy of the smartly dressed woman, and she plays all sorts of pranks with it. An overskirt, caught up at the left hip, and showing a pretty trimmed underskirt, Is "too fetching for anything." The prettiest theater waists are of white. White shows up into relief against the dark seats, while red loses its brilliancy entirely. Many of the season stocks have dainty little turnovers of lace, which are either placed in tabs at the sides, or come around and Lieet at the front of the cel lar. There Is nothing so trim as the petti coat with a top of Jersey cloth, and a deep flounce of silk. The jersey fits snug at the top and the silk flares delightfully at the bottom. The woman who wonders why her silk linings wear out so quickly probably never dreams that the ruination is brought about by a moreen underskirt. White lawn petticoats, even more fash ionable than silk now, are the least in jurious fabric that can be worn under a silk dress lining. Poplin waists, in light shades, mau? with rows of tucking, are in very good form for shirt waists. Flowers are the chief ornamentation for evening gowns this year, being used aa garlands and clusters, with pretty ef fect. The wrist bag 13 the latest conveni ence. It is usually made of suede gray or black and holds the handkerchief, the pocketbook and shopping trifles. A black velvet buckle, for a gold belt, on a black costume, is considered very good style. You may have flounces placed in close succession on your skirt, from waist band to hem, and consider yourself per fectly appointed. Not for some time back have they been so popular. Value ot Exercise. Never neglect your daily exercise. A brsik walk for a couple of miles in the brisk walk for a couple of miles in the bicycle ride is one of the first essentials, writes Beatrice Raven in the American Queen. . Plijin, nourishing food and abundance of good, ripe fruit is another. Fruit is best eaten in the morning. Ban,anas are easy of digestion and very nutritious; grapes are nourishing and fattening; apples are especially good for brain w orkers, and oranges are of great bene fit to people afflicted with rheumatism. Personal cleanliness is the next essen tial to keeping young. A daily bath and a good rub will clear the complexion faster than any medicine. Have plenty of fresh air in your liv ing and sleeping rooms. Leave your bedroom window open from the top several inches every night, no matter how cold the weather; have your bed covering warm and light. On getting up in the morning arrange your bedding and bed so that they may be thoroughly aired; leave the window open in your bedroom for the greater part of the day. In your living room ventilation i3 also necessary,' and sunshine, too. Poor ventilation is accountable for much ug liness and, in children, deformity. Fresh air and sunshine are as essential to a human being as they are to a plant. Avoid tight clothing; corsets, garters, sleeves armholes, collars and waist bands. Tight clothing disturbs the cir culation of the blood and is the cause of red noses, enlarged veins, flushing, etc. Eight hours" Bleep is absolutely re quired to rest the brain, and a ten minutes nap twice a day will do much GOLD MEDAL, PARIS, 1900 The Judges at the Paris Exposition have awarded a COLD MEDAL to Walter Baker & Co. the largest manufacturers of cocoa and chocolate in the world. This is the third award from a Paris Exposition. BAKER'S 0000AS AID CHOCOLATES are always uniform in qual ity, absolutely pure, deli cious, and nutritious. The genuine goods bear our trade-mark on every pack age, and are made only by Walter Baker &Ca. luu DORCHESTER MASS., ESTABLISHED 1780. TR ADC-MARK 'it I : 1 toward warding off wrinkles and keep ing the face youthful. The Glory of Woman. Woman has been told so often that her hair, is her chief glory that she. is quite inclined to believe tne statement, and, in evidence of her desire to pre serve it, witness the almost innumerable hair washes and lotions constantly ad vertised. We all thoroughly approve of being saved trouble, and it is certain ly much easier to buy a mysterious hair tonic, when it is obvious that one's hair needs more care, rather than to adopt the good old-fashioned treatment which prevailed in our grandmother's days. Then it was agreed that the woman who would have beautiful glossy hair must brush it regularly for five or ten mm utea every night. Nothing else produces the same result. A good' brush with stiff bristles should be used, and It is M portant that the roots of the hair should be well brushed, as this treatment sum ulates growth. The Care of Rings. "It Is a wonder to me," remarked a man recently, "that women ever keep their rings, they are so very careless with them. Mv wife is continually leav returned to her from a hotel where she washes her hands. Once she had them returned to her fro ma hotel where she had been staying, another time she re covered them from the dressing room ot a sleeping car, and several times she has left them at private houses. She- de serves to lose them, she ia so careless and yet she always gets them back! Have you ever noticed at the seashore the way women pull off their rings be fore going into the surf, giving them in a loose handful to any chance acquaint ance, who. If she wishes to go away soon passes them on to some one else? They may be holding in tnis way thou sands of dollars' worth, and no one seems to feel any responsibility about it! Yet such tiny things can be easily lost, and it would be very unpleasant to be the last custodian of a lost jewed. Apropos of this, a curious incident hap pened on the beach of a well known wa tering place a couple of summers ago. A fashionable woman, who was going in bathing, brought over a neap 01 gut tering rings which she had drawn off her ringers to a friend. 'Will you keep these for me?' she asked. 'Yes, if you count them,' said the other. 'How ab surd!' exclaimed the owner of the jewels. 'Of course they they will be all right.' 'But I insist,' persisted the friend. 'Otherwise I will not take them.' So the rings were counted (eight or nine in all) and were left in her charge. Returning from the bath. Miss S . the owner, stopped for her rings. 'Count them again,' insisted the person who had taken them into her keeping, and once mote the rings were laughingly counted and found to be a 1 right, but when Miss S reached her bathhouse one of the most valuable jew els was missing. It had slipped from her fingers on the wav across the beach, and although a large reward was offered and the sands were thoroughly searched the ring was never seen again. If the count had not been made the loss would natur allv have been ascribed to the person who had the rings in charge. Some women have the habit of slipping on and off their rings as thev walk. That, too, is extra ordinarily careless. In fact, as I said be fore, there seems to be a special provi dence protecting women and their rings, for thev certainlv are most reckless in their handling of costly ornaments." New York Tribune. The Up-to-Date Girl, The old-fashioned woman and her up-to-c.ate friend were lunching at Ardsiey, and, incidentally, were, for the nine hundred and ninety-ninth time, thresh ing out the subject of the modern girl. "You may talk as much as you please," said the old-fashioned woman firmly, "but you will never persuade me that this athletic craze, out-of-door sports, equality with boys and all th-it sort of thing isn't robbing girls of their feminine charm. The change Is more maiked every day. I see it in ev ery group of girls I meet. Of course, there are girls who are charming in spite of their training, but I rarely meet one who attracts me. They are slangy and loud, or if they don't use slang, at least thev swagger and lack grace and deli cacy and refinement. Their manners are as freckled as their faces and their good breeding is as dishevelled as their hair. No. my dear, I don't like them." "But they aren't all like that," pleaded the up-to-date woman who went in for out-of-door sports herself. "Didn't I admit that? The exceptions prove the rule. Now you, for instance, are charming. Yet you play golf." "There isn't anything demoralizing about golf." "There isn't! A freckled, biowsy gin, with her face perspiring, her collar olf, her sleeves rolled up.her hands dirty and her nails full of sand and olay. her voice, loud, her talk full of slang, and her walk like a ploughman's! If that isn't demor alization, where will you find it? That's your golf girl." "You are hornniy prejudiced, rne bruised worm was beginning to turn and lose its temper. "Just because you are too delicate to play, you can't see any thing in the game. 1 suppose, sin-e a golfer is such a painful sight, you don't care to go around with Mrs. Smith and your depraved friend." . "I'd like it. I enjoy the game and you get all the evil effects." So peace was declared and the three women started off. As they came up to the fourth tee they stopped to watch a girl who was just about to drive off. The up-to-date woman's eyes gleamed with triumph. "Look at that." she said loft ily to the old-fashioned friend. "Did you ever see anything more exquisitely fem inize and dainty in your life?" The girl was deliciously pretty, pink and white, with warm touches of sum mer brown. Her hair curled enehant ingly around her piquant face. Her white shirt waist and her well-fitted skirt were on the best of terms, and met invisibly under a trig leather belt. Her collar and tie were immaculate. Her sleeves were not rolled up. but were lift ed just high enough by silver clasps to leave her wrists free. Altogether she was an apparition to reduce a man to drivelling idiocy, and a woman to ad miring wonder and envy. If she opened her lips, surely the pearls and rubies of the fairy story would fall from them. The three women stopped to watch her. Even the old-fashioned woman beamed approval. The girl swung her club in fine form and brought it around with vim. Tho ball rolled jerkily 15 or 20 feet from the tee and lay there blinking viciously at the sun. The pretty golfer slammed her diiver down on the turf and stared rue fully at the ball. Then she gave vent to her feelirgs: "Holy Saint Mike, what a bum swat!" The up-to-date woman sat down limp ly on the grass and looked up at tha friend whose case was proved, but th old-fashioned woman was magnani mous.. "That wasn't demoralization, "she said in awe-struck tones, "that was positive genius." New York Sun. The Return of the Slim Waist. In an interesting article in a contempor ary on the subject of tight lacing it is al leged that women are again cultivating the unnaturally slim waist. We can only hope that there is little foundation for such a statement. There have been ad vocates of tight lacing who have denied that it is in any way injurious to health. This theory is absurd, for an instant's re flection cannot fail to convince the un biased mind that tight lacing must be in every way injurious to women who habit ually indulge in it. and few can say with any truth that the effect on the figure or appearance generally is pleasing. It is often said that women dress to please the eye of men. If so, it is di ficuit to see why at one time the excru ciatingly tinv waist was so fashionable. for the maioritv of men abhor anvthincr so unnatural, and, although there are a tew witn taste so perverted as to admire a figure as far aa possible removed from nature s original design, women do not fppk to piease xne lew, Dut tne many. 1 ne craze, therefore, is inexplicable. The fash, ions of the present day happily do not require anything abnormal in the way of riKurs, ana tne oesigns rrom the best nouses m iaris, suen as Paquin and JJou ct. show a marked absence of anv inten tion to cater for the woman with the sev- enteen-inch waist, tne smartest gowns ad mitting of a natural but withal, graceful and elegant figure. This is as it should be. and surely, now that women have be come accustomed to the easy lines and the unaouDteri grace 01 tne more rational waist they will never return to the un sightly hour-glass figure which was al most as painful to the beholder as it must have been to the unhappy possessor. I congruous Dressing. Many women are hopelessly incongruous In the way in which they mix their clothes and this applies as well to their manner of wearing jewelry. They will wear a pretty clmcinsr crepe de chine skirt with a tailor built serge coat or a satin bolero with a tweed skirt, and so on. They real ly have no idea of affinity in dress. To dress well you require more than mere money. You want the soul of an artist and a thorough appreciation c" yourself and your surroundings. Other- wist; mcuiigi uuy in uiess runs riot ana ruins many a good toilet. Among the accessories of dress tne col lar is taKlng a toremost place. For prac tical numnsps it is of finest whili llnpn daintily hemstitched or embroidered, with a little tie of lace, oriental satin or wash silk, spotted or plain, according to the rest of the toilet. There is a craze for wearing artificial flowers, but they are of exquisite quality, in black and curious deep shadings and mostly of velvet. Flowers are being much used on the millinery 01 tne moment. Koses, with leaves of curious dead shades, are 001m- lar. while toques are being covered with, viuieis. Fancy pins, queer chains and antique charms are popular forms of jewelrv. Old fashioned ornaments of beautiful enamel and quaint designs in paste are worn, but beware of committing the error of wear ing modern jewelry with eastern tea gowns and of putting on at one timi every necklace you nossess simolv be cause you like to be decked in an almost endless amount of jewelry. Thick zibeline cloths are used for smart outdoor costumes, trimmed with glace or panne, and sometimes both, cunningly in termingled, strappings, stitchlngs and tuckinks are en evidence on all such gowns. Cloth costumes are also trimmed with fur and Russian embroideries. Black tutietas, too, treated in this way form smart aiternoon irocKs. tsoston post. A Preity Fad. A dainty little fad that Is on its way Into favor this winter is having a light silk waist, a hat and the lining of the coat all of the same color. A smart blue gown, made of lightweight cloth, is trimmed with panne velvet of the same shade of blue. b.it with a. larrpr nine 1rt The lining ot the coat is of satin the snade 01 tne dot, and the silk waist, trimmed with white lace, exactly matches the lining. The hat is of a light blue vel vet of the same shade as the waist, and this touch of coloring is very good. An other gown of blue has the lining of old rose, the waist of old rose and the blue velvet hat the shade of the gown has an old rose facing, with a stiff bow at the side. In light gray the same idea is car ried out in yellow, and there is a light yellow velvet toque, trimmed with chin chilla. In truth, a careful investigation of the fashions of this year shows that the most noticeable points are those re lating to coloring, on which no end of ume mm laiK asje Destowed. and it is really possible that this is well studied to do over lust year's gown most satis factorily A black gown has been trans. iormeo dv renning tne coat, having a silk or satin waist of the color of the lining, and a velvet hat to correspond. Table and Kitchen. Condactcd by Lida Ames. Willis, 7t9 Chamber of Commerce Building, Chi cago, to whom all inquiries should be addressed. All Rights Reserved bv Banning Co.. Chicago. In Reference to the New Tear. With the festivities of the Yuletide mingles a spirit of reverence and adora tion; with the joyousness of the New Year are underlying sadness to those of more mature yeara. to whom life has shown that Cast off last night, will come again to- U1U11UW. But hope, that gleaming, taper lieht in every human soul, illumes the portal of each opening year. And with the hearts still mellowed by the warmth and cheer on every side; the many glimpses into the better nature of our fellow-men, we enter into the mood of joyousness that pervades the very atmosphere and steo gaily with the throng over the threshold of the untried years, with the feeling that the past, like a wornout garment, is put aside; and we may begin all over again. And straightway we do begin a very noble reformation, in our minds. We make a mental resolution that past failures and mistakes shall be the finger posts to guide us to the right; forgetting that we set up our milestones as we go; and we are going forward, not back ward. And even memory, that cherished friend, follows, and does not lead. So we. go on with confident but unwary feet, and stumble into new pitfalls that are the undoing of our good resolutions, in a moment's space. Let us hope the will is often taken for the deed; as hu man nature is human.through its prone nes3 to error. A FEW NEEDFUL RESOLUTIONS There are a few resolutions that we should have revised and rebound each succeeding year. Not that we are likely to wear them out with much usage, but new bindings will attract our interest and reminds us that we have not fol lowed instructions herein laid down. One chapter should begin: Resolved That sunshine of the soul, being largely a matter of cultivation, and by reason of much suffering, sin and sorrow, the pro duction is limited, and the harvest small, we will endeavor in every way, and, es pecially, by example, to increase this particularly desirable element, and in troduce it especially into the lives of those who must need both mental and material sunlight: those who dwell in the lonely places of earth; 'mid the never-changing shadows cf dull, poorly pai 1 toil; comfortless homes, sin, sickness and dire poverty, whose black pall nevr lifts. Though we may not better the:r financial condition by so much as a do -lar added to their "pay," we certainly can alleviate much of the existing evil of their condition by showing them how to make the best of what they have TEACH THEM THE GOSPEL OF CHEERFULNESS. We do not realize how far-reaching the reflections of each separate life. If we doubt our individual influence, then watch how infectious the spirit aroused by some great event, whether the sen timent be one of anger or joy. At Christmas the Impulse is to give pleas ure to others. With the New Year comes that universal anticipation that makes the day one of jollification and merriment. And it is good to lengthen out to the last ecler this cheerful mood. For cheerfulness and joy are the main springs that move Nature in her grand and endless course with perfect har mony. Nowhere is the gospel of cheer fulness so necessary as in the home. Arrd to the women i9 given this mission. The home that possesses a cheerful wife and mother is not only a veritable ha ven of rest, but the safe harbor whose beacon light will guide her bread-winners safely past all rocks and shoals with unfailing certainty. The woman whose cheerful spirit can, take that "brave attitude toward life" that en ables her to bear courageously the in evitable burdens of her life's environ ment; that strengthens her determina tion not to fret or worry those who. for her sake, are fighting the hard battles in the world, has reached that altitude that proclaims her price above rubies; and her influence and example is not only felt within the limit of th? four walls she has made the unassailable bul wark of Etate and society, a happy home, but reaches to those she knows not of. Remember that happiness makes hap piness. Therefore, as the glad bells "ring out the old, ring in the new," re solve that you will cultivate a brave and cheerful spirit. That you will smile even in the face of misfortune, and if ever you are tempted to indulge in the luxury of bemoaning adverse circum stances, ceunt your blessings, like the good old colored mammy, and go smil ing on ybur way. NEW YEAR DINNER. These do not vary materially from the Christmas dinner, though the plum pudding is generally omitted for a lighter, more delicate dessert. And in many families the king of the Christ mas feast is deposed. Really, to carry out the idea of a new beginning, it were well if an entire change were made in the menu, and only simple, whole some viands substituted, with a reso lution to carry this plainer mode of liv ing through the year. The New Year, not being so essentially a family festi val, but ruled almost entirely by the spirit of merriment, the day is given to less feasting, but more to amuse ments of various sorts. Christmas, spite of the spirit of good will, is more or less conservative in its observances, while New Year is cosmopolitan. Every one is young again, and expected to en joy their share of frolic and fun. Many wind up the day with an informal dance, introducing old-time figures and costumes, or appearing in masquerade. This occasion, of course, calls for mid night "collation." The nature of the viands served and the number of courses must depend on when the previous meals were served, and whether the guests continue to make merry beyond the wee, sma' hours, or depart on the opening of the new day. But while the menu may include a hot boullion, hot entree, sandwiches, cold entrees, salads, dainty biscuits, coffee, punch or wines, frozen creams and ices and fancy cakes, a much less elaborate spread is in much better taste and more pleasing to the guest, who has already surfeited on sweets and rich food.. A cup of hot bouillon, chicken or clam to be preferred to beef, is enjoyed; a very dainty and light sandwich or not too heavy salad, and coffee and Ices. But the entrees, if served, must be beyond reproach and out of the ordinary to escape criticism or refusal, for it is quite possible to have too much of a good thing. Menus. SUNDAY. BREAKFAST. Grape Fruit Marmalade. Brown Bread Toast, Cream.. Fried Ovsters, Cold Celery Sauce, Waifles, Maple Syrup, Coffee. ,1 DINNER. Carrot Soup. Roast Sirloin of Beef, Brown Gravy, Brown Sweet Potatoes, Stewed Hominy, i String Bean Salad, Rice Pudding. Coffee. SUPPER. Sliced Cold Beef. Olive Sandwiched. Stewed Fruit. Cake. Tea. MONDAY. BREAKFAST. Fruit, Cereal, Cream, Cream Dried Beef on Toast, Baked Potatoes, Rolls, Coffee. LUNCH. Oyster Stew, Crackers, Cabbage Salad, Cheese, Wafers. Cocoa. DINNER. Rice Soup. Beef a la Jardiniere. Stewed Scjuash, Riced Potatoes, Lettuce Salad, Pumpkin Pie. Coffee. TUESDAY, t BREAKFAST. Fruit, Cereal, Cream, Boiled Partridges, Creamed Potatoes, Plum Marmalade, Milk Biscuit, Coffee. ; DINNER. Oysters on the Half Shell. Salted Nuts, Celery, Olives, Clear Soup, Roast Duck, Potato Stuffing, Wild Plum Jelly, Chestnut Croquettes, Baked Squash, Celery and Apple Salad. Wafers, Cheese, Pumpkin Pie, Mince Pie, Macaroons, Grapes, Oranges, Nuts. Raisins, Nesselrode Pudding, Coffee. SUPPER Chicken Salad." Thin Bread and Butter, Preserved Fruit, Sponge Cake, Cocoa. GOLD IN 31ILLINEliY. From the Millinery Trade P.eview. In the short space of a month a very decided reaction has taken place - with respect to one form of gold trimming, namelv. the gold woven salons used to tie about crowns. Such an easy method of decoration was bound to become pop ular immediately, and, therefore, to be avoided by milliners of repute. The gold buckle, however, still maintains its position, Dut steel promises to run it close this winter, while some of the latest productions, in chased gold buckles and other kindred ornaments. are set with colored stones. Instead of The - . - ana rue sjisy Illustrate the. difference between lard and WBSGPJ iff A PURELY VEGETABLE PRODUCT. Animl fiit may carry disease with it and ba unclean and very indigestible. Wesson' Odorless Cooking Oil is pure, sweet and clean. It never becomes rancid. It goes twice as far as lard or butter! Wesson's Salad Oil is far better value than the finest olive oil and has the same naver. Ask your friendly grocer for it. It 1 , , , , , Mmmnmt '"''i" J'' I Your Stomach U not your slave Iff your friend. h I Don't abuse your friend. He!pyour friend. H is already partly digested (all the wheat starch having been turned towards sugar). When taken into the stomach it is instantly assimilated. The process is not unlike enowSakes settling on a warm sponge. Oranoia has the rich nutty flavor of the wheat, and is perfectly delicious. IT BUILDS BRAWN. Every package of genuine Gra nola bears a picture of tbe Battle Creek Sanitarium. Ask your grocer for it. Beware of im itations. Drink Caramel Cereal and sleep well it leaves the nerves strong. Send 3c for Granola sample to Battle Creek Sanitarium Food Co. Battls Creek. Mich. ALSTON 4 HEALTH ! Is better today than tell us so. Try it. and trust Yeast Co. AH grocers have It. Makes i sweet, pure bread. MANUFACTURED BY ii Jul alston i 4 TOPEKA, 4 TAILORS. 716 wide galons, narrow gold braids are be ing used for making rosettes, but prob ably these will, before long, share the fate of tne former. Bands of black or white tulle, worked with gold and fili gree, and ornaments in relief, will con tinue in demand, and also Luxuiel and other lace made up of gold lace braid, or merely with the open portions work ed in gold twist. These will, however, be restricted in their use to hats and toques suited to special occasions, such as weddings, and to evening wear. Kin broidery of gold cord on white velvet or cloth is applicable to very smart day millinery. Among the prettiest modeie I have seen in these line3 is a toque con sisting of a small iiat shape with a low. flat-topped crown and rolled brim, cov ered with white tulle. About the crown is arranged a torsade of tulle, filling up the space between the rolled brim, cov ered by a broad band of net richly em broidered with gold. A ric h Told clasp fastens the end of the brim. Another toque, similar in shape, is draped with gold-worked Iuxulel lace of a pale yellow. On the left outside, against the brim, is placed an "hour-glass'1 rosette of deep vellow velvet, clasped by a gold chased ring slide. A third, also of ths same shape, has its low crown entirely concealed by a large, black velvet powpy, with metallic green points to Its black stamens. The brim is first coven-d loosely with tulle, over which Is placed a band of black tulle, worked witt gold cord and small gilt leaves. Cream-white cloth embroidered in a vermicelli pat tern, with gold cord and pure white chenille. Is the material used for a draped toque, the folds being bo ar ranged as to raise higher on the left, where they are surmounted by a sheaf of clear white aigrette, Montana's Natural Arch. fFrom the Anaconda Standard Among the natural curiosities of west ern Montana is the "Ravalli Arch." as it has ben named a perfectly natural arch of rock that staaids upon the summit oZ the Bitter Root range, above Blodsrett canyon. Viewed from a distance the arc h Is liot apparent unless the observer looks very carefully. It Is at the very sum mit of the range, and has In general con tour and appearance the semblance of a mountain peak. That it was once a mountain peak there can be no doubt. The upheaval that formed the rugged range of the Bitter Root mountains folded the strata in such a manner as to leave the layer of rock which forms the arch upon the summit, tlti- two fractured ends leaning against each other so firmly that subsequent dis turbances have failed to dinlodge them. The surface -stratum was of har-ler ma terial than the underlying layers, and these latter, by the action of wind and water and frost, have been disintegrated, leaving the arch that towers hit'ii above the surrounding hills. The dislntsrrated material has been carried down the moun tain, forming what is known as the I'.lg Slide, a mass of broken rock that l most discouraging to mountain climbers. One side of tha arch Is supported by a mountain pillar, which rises vertically from the mountains, tapering ss grace fully and gradually as 11 hewn by a mason. Its base is about ifteen feet, square and it tapers to a measurement of probably, half that length at its top, upon which rests the arch. No accurate survey of the arch has been made, as far as is known, but its height in estimated as between 154 and 200 lvu 1 L; i'l YEAST i "i 'r .. '; ever before hundreds help build up an anti- Yeast Co., KANSAS. Kansas Avenue. 728 72S J. C. ELLIOTT General Sporting Goods. Guns, Ammunition, Hunting Coats, Hats, Leggings, Hand Loaded Smoke-less Shells, Decoy Ducks, and Duck Calls. GOOD G ISA'S FOR El'.ST. Boxicg Gloves, Punch ioi Bags, Football. Spralf f Pat Doc Food and Medicine 728 KANSAS AVE. o0'X'So o o oO-O'SVO o o i LOUIS VAN DORP 1 Hard and Soft Coal HEATING STOVES, Steel Ranges, MANUFACTURER Of Galvanised Cornices, Tin and Slate Roofinj, Metal SkylightH. Contract work solicited la any part of the stat e. Hardware, Cutlery, Gasoline Stoves, Pumps. Some specials la Hammock and Croquet Bets. 82S KASAS AIL TELL 133. A little farther t go up ths o Aveaue, hut the price are a lit- tie less than others. q