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IMPORTANT TO MARRIED WOMEN M.MS Spring Style. One notices that the spring styles nre coming bravely to t ho front, thn' short. Jaunty little mats are taking th place of tin' long loose or tight fit t : t k outer garment nnd that tints In n;r;iv nullities. chenille or bee braids nro bediming to replace the satin anil leaver shapes which have been deck ing t ho win, lows ami the women. One pretty and springlike looking hat was In n imullned eilltion of one of the turncd-up hats of the winter modes The side hrlni rolled rather sharply, the rrowti was rather round nnd hl:h. hut the lints were all softened ly the little (uil'.llii:s of Mark inaline net whleh completely rovered the entire li.it. The trimming consisted of a wreath of sn ail pink roses set rlose together and whl.ont fo!lage. The tin ! r part i f the brim had n bandeau of (a'.e bine tulle with rosettes of ribbon to mated. Tailored Walking Suit. A lailii s' tailored wa'.kliu suit of dark blue cheviot Is finished In s'rletly t.il or fashion, with machine stitching iit.d si'.k crochet buttons. The Jacket Is tluht fitting, clnsis at renter front nnd lias a mannish nil I a r and turned back n vers. The skirt is a nlne-goro model with extension plaits nt each seam and nn under -folded jilalt fit back. Machine stitching nnd buttons nro used to carry out the roat design. For this entire costume In medium size eight and a half yards of forty-fIk-Iiic h material w ill be reipilred. Serge, panne or broadcloth nre deslr able materials to be used III the de velopment of this suit. tiling on some of the most stylish hats Is one Initio white aigrette. Aigrette nre always whlto In their natural state, but this season they nre dyed In all colors; any are dyed In the "haded effects. And it ik heedless to say thnt wines are tho favored trim ming. In every fashionable shop you will sop that two-thirds of the lints are trimmed with bird wings. Bird winus, In combination with flowers and with velvet ribbons, are used, and sometimes wings are the onljr trim ming employed. A woman can afford wings when she cannot afford ostrich feathers, and a wing does duty where nn ostrich tip will not on a travel ing hat or a rainy day toque, for In stance Ilrooklyn Eagle. New Empire Gown. IV Nearly nil walking suits havi the skirts plaited In one way or another. Very high, straight turnover collars of linen urn worn with the tailor-made dress. Home of the new bodices have long tails' reaching nearly to the bottom of the skirt. tine of those Japanese tan and blue purses is very "fit" to carry with a bl'ie suit. The brilliantly colored little hats of the winter are like Jewels Bet utop of the head. For a short dancing frock there Is no model so pretty as au accordion plaited skirt. Cauze with a wide satin stripe, in white or colors, Is a new nicety for evening frocks. One dress Is pale-blue broadcloth, with trimming on skirt and bodice of light blue and silver braid, put on In design. The little vest in front of bodice Is white kid and the plaited girdle cfclf font taffeta, exactly matching the cloth. There la a pretty buckle of rhinestones where the re vers meet at wnlst line and a frill of fine white lace finishes the elbow sleeves. Blue gloves and a cloth-of-sllver hat with blue plumes and aigrettes accompany the costume. Checks for Spring Wear. Dainty little checked suits are com ing to the foro for spring and very neat they look after the plain colors of winter. Tho checks are for the most part In blue and white and In black nnd white and the trimming for them is braid, though one sees many of these units trimmed with taffeta i bunds. Judging by a glance ahead at the Importations there will be many cheeked suits trimmed with very nar row red sntin bands and with pipings and with tiny little quillings ami edg ings to form a contrast to tho checked goods. Empire gown of niousseliiie de sole Willi laee. The bodice is drawn in to the figure by braids of black velvet ribbon. Curried Rice. A cheap ami appetizing dish for luncheon Is ciinied rice an excellent substitute for a meat curry. To make if, wash, thoroughly well, about 1 pound Carolina riee nnd parboil it; mix a dessert-spoonful of rnrry paste with three-quarters of n pint of good, brown gravy (using only n little of the gravy at first, and gradually add ing more), nnd boll them together, then add the rice and let the curry simmer .lit the side of the fire until the rice is quite cooked. Pile It in a dish when ready, and serve It very hot, the gravy of tho curry smothering the rice. Tho juice of half a lemon tiquooxrd into the gravy Is considered by some an improvement, while oth ers prefer the addition of a sprinkling of celery salt. Princess Style Improved. In the lighter, more dressy linen gowns. Princess styles nre exquisite, those lovely little lingerie gowns milk ing the plainest woman look her best. For, unlike the severe Princess gown the type that came out first unlike any of tho others of heavier materials those of mull or of handkerchief linen and such soft delicate stuffs nre so full and betrimmeil nnd beru tiled mid generally fascinating that every hint of severity of line is lost. For that matter, there has been al most a revolution in the way of mak ing Princess gowns. Instead of only two or three Ivpes of figure looking well in them, dressmakers nnd dress artists have juggled with the style giving In an Inch here, to take nn ell ther until almost any woman can be iii.iib' to look well in at least one style. Blouses of Linen. All sorts and classes of shirt waists and blouses are made of handkerchief linen, oxen those very plain ones, made high on tho left side, ami prim yokes. Yet, while handkerchief linen makes nine out of ten shirt waists, that tenth one is given an odd little stylo by the very welulit of its weave. And hand kerchief linen does crush terribly un der a roat, so that, for every day, those of heavier linen nre better. Gray Broadcloth Suit. Street stilt of gray satin-faced broad cloth, trimmed In tailor fashion, with machine stitching and smnll silk but tons. The jacket Is close fitting, has a RELIGIOUS NEWS AND THOUGHTS DESIGNED FOR Evening. The Lord shall be thine everlasting Unlit. Isa. 60:211. The raillHiit morn hnth pnim'd away. And spent too soon her gulden store; The shadow of departing day Creep on once more. Our life Is but a fading dawn. Its (?U! Inns noun how quickly pnst; Lend us, U Christ, when nil iff gone, Bare home at last. O by thy soul-lnsplrlng grace, rpllft our hearts to realms on high; Help ua to look to that bright place Beyond the sky. Where light, and life, and Joy, and peace In undivided empire reign, And thronging angels never cease Their deathless strain. Where saints are clothed In spotless white, And evening shadows never fall. Where Thou Eternal Light of Light, Art Loid of all. Of a In Light Broadcloth. Frocks and wraps of white or pale lined broadcloth which nre so much in demand this season nnd so numer ous among the "ready to wear" mod els, are excellent Investments If of fered at prices really low, for unless they have some perishable trimming they will stand Innumerable cleanings and keep their shape and niodlshness. novel shaped rolling collar and a K closing at tho center front. The skirt is a fifteen-gored model of the um brella design In the regulation round length. For this entire costume lu the medium sib.e, twelve yards of for ty-two-inch or ten yards of fifty-inch material will bo required. Cheviot serge, novelty suiting or any of tho winter materials nre very desirable in the development of this mi it. Popular Skirt Models. Circular, gored and plaited skirts it .seems almost absurd to again enumerate these three models that for so long a time have been so popular. There Are changes In width of plaits, In the number of gores, In the shape of the circular skirt and in the style of trimming, hut the so to speak in tegral parts are just the same season after season. . WALKING COSTUMES FROM PARIS. Blouses for Children. Pmall girls wear the guimpe frock with gathers at. the top, a band of In sertion or rows of smocking being added if a less simple style is desired. For materials the chambrays, dimities, ginghams, nnd in truth nil such wnsh fabrics as have been used from time immemorial. The blouse suit is also worn by little girls, although the short pleated skirt and blouse waist are also fashionable, with the narrow leather belt in light colors, white or black patent leather. Harper's Ba la r. Plaid Dimities Much Used. riaid dimities are to the fore for shirt waists mid dresses and every sort of thing. There is a remarkable variety In them, when you realize that the largest plaid Is something loss than two Inches square. Met ween that size and the tiniest of all (which Is made of cords as closely set as possi ble) nro plaids of every width, some made by single cords crossing others of a dozen cords that form a band. And the plain spaces seem sheerer than ever by contrast. Wings and Aigrettes Used. Regardless of the Audubon society there nre more wings and aigrettes employed this season than In many previous seasons put together. At one time a very small aigrette of a few Inches was considered Inrge enough. Now some of them are from twelve to fifteen inches lone. The main trim- Divine Encouragement. And the scribe said unto him truth Muster, thou bast well said. . . . And when Jesus saw that he was an swered discreetly he said unto htm. Thou art not far from the kingdom uf Clod. Mark. xll. 3:'-34. How quick Is the Great Teacher to commend this lawyer who has shown such sound religious discretion And this action may be taken as a passing exnmple of His distinctly benevolent attitude toward mankind, which causes Him to see the best and bright est In men and to applaud It promptly. He ever speaks In the utmost praise and cheer that the truth permits. He says the kindest things that are true tho best and most that he can and proclaims them on the spot. The Insight of divine compassion discovers new values in us and rich possessions for us, nnd reveals the wealth and dignity of humanity In tuch brotherly sympathy as to lift up the Hood Master to the position of the healer and helper of the world. What profound encouragement there Is In the revelation of the Fnther's love. In the good conscience that Is born of the pardon of sins and the lifting away of the load of guilt in the assurance "I am with you always." In the world's surging sea every dispirited toller finds Him standing on the near shore at dawn, calling solici tous Inquiries and offering a helping hand. In beatitude, in parable of prodigal restored, and of n stray sheep rescued, in exceeding great nnd precious promises. In glad doctrine by the smile of His countenance and the glory of His presence, by every man ner of Incitement nnd comforting in ducement and onleading, the Glorious Redeemer strives unceasingly to cre ate a new heart and to renew a right spirit in every seeker nfler God nnd His Kingdom. On His lips ure con stantly such words as "Be of good cheer," "Thy sins are forgiven," "Come." Instantly he commends Mary and enobles her with universal and an everlasting memorial. To the dying believer beside Him on the cross He made the astonishing declaration, "This day shait thou be with me in Paradise." And when Peter confess ed His divinity He promptly exclaim ed, "Blessed art thou, Simon." I suppose that His plan is to make men desire the kingdom of heaven and wil lingly try to get It by revealing God In a new and attractive form as Father of the people and soul Sover eign of every honest man; to move the noble to attempt the upward way by the beauty of His own character and to make the journey possible and inviting by the red tracks of Is own feet. Hence he calls: "Follow me." "The Son of Man came not to destroy men's lives, but to save them," and He lays down the dual principle of divine and human love as the Magna Charta of His Kingdom and finds the text for His great teaching in the Hoslean scripture, "I will have mercy and not sacrifice." This tenderly affectionate Lord stands as a high challenge to all the brave nnd sincere, nnd His teaching mnkes It self-evident that we can know what we ought to know, we can do what we ought to do and we can be what we ought to be, and If we can we will this Is the heroic voice He has set Himself to arouse in us. His gracious plan Involves the co operation of His friends, and In noth Ing can His disciples he more useful or Christianlike than in cultivating this attitude of habitual approval and prompt commendation of the people we know of sincere praise, of burden lifting and the giving of a ready "Well done" among the weary and heavy laden of this world.'- Yea higher still, He challenges with the second of the greatest of the Commandments, "Love thy neighbor as thyself." In the garden of life He stands with hands outstretched toward the "hlld figure of humanity tottering tlm Idly to Its feet or In Its Initial precari ous steps, smiling approval and call Ing tenderly, "Come unto mo." C. Q, Wright. USE IN EVERY WELL-REGULATED nOMtr from thy God three manner of things: Thou mayest ask thy neighbor's vine ward; that is bad. Thou mayest ask thine own riches: that is neither bad nor good; it is secular. Thou mayest ask to bemnde unselfish ; that Is holy. It is not thy prayer that thy Father prizes; It is the direction of thy prayer. Dost thou deem thy child a hero, because he asks thee for a holi day? Nay, though he sought in sor rowing and with tears. But if he asks thee to let him share his joy with a brother or sister, then thou art ex ceedlngly glad; then thou sayest, "Thou art my son; this day have I be gotten thee!" So with thy Father. He waits till thou crlest for a crown till thou prayest for His presence, longest for His light, stghest for Hla song, hungerest for His home, faintest for His footfall, callest for His com pany, tarrlest for His tread, seekest for the sign of His coming. That will be thy Father's highest Joy. Rev. George Matheson. lira, liar? Dimmlck of Washing-ton tons) Bow Lydla S. Plnkham'a Vsa-otabU) Oompound Made Bar Wall. It is with great pleasure we publish the following letters, aa they convince lngl j prove the claim we have o many times made In our columns that Mrs. wm-x V" (Atrj.Afary timmick) ) Looking en the Dark Side. Looking on the dark side of life is commonly thought to be the result of trouble; but people who have the "blues" as a class have no greater trouble, no more poverty, no more sickness, and are In no harder circum stances than the most cheerful per sons. Indeed some of the sickliest, poorest and most afflicted people are the most cheerful and sunny In their lives. On the other hand, some per sons who have an abundance of earth ly blessings are as blue as old skim med milk. Trouble, then, is not a sufficient excuse for the "blues." Others excuse themselves by saying that the "blues" result from their nat. ural disposition. Very likely. Rome persons are naturally cross, or lazy, but the facts do not justify their yield ing to these tendencies. You may feel the "blues" coming upon you Jusl as the Intemperate man feels his thirst for drink. Doth are to be repressed, kept back, and thus in time conauered. The "blues" are wicked because hey Injure the health. It Is some times said they are caused by poor health, which may be true; but they as frequently occasion poor health. The "blues" break down hundreds and housands of people whom cheerful ness would nave preserved in strength. Agnin tho "blurs" nro wicked be cause they injure others. The "blue'' person manes everybody unhappy about him. The "blues" are contrary o the Bible. The Spirit never In spires them. They destroy one's power for good. They reveal a lack of faith In God. The Bible says, "Rejoice al ways"; tli.1t "All things work together for good to those who love the Lord"; hat "These slight affliions, which are for but a season, work out for us far more exceeding and eternal weight of Joy." Tho skirt of tho first cos'unie is of green velvet with breadths cut under nt tho bottom and ornamented with buttons. The new short Jacket la of green cloth to match, trimmed with silk braid of the same shade. The col lar Is of shrimp pink velvet bordered with a plaiting of the braid, loops of whleh fastened with buttons ornament the front of the jacket. The blouse Is of tho striped velvet llko the Bklrt, cut In scallops In front and fastened with buttons. The girdle is of taf feta and the chemisette is of linen. The other costume Is of plaid wool. The short skirt la finished with a box plaited flounce headed by fancy stitched bunds of the material. The corsage Is trimmed with bretelles of black silk braid attached by gold buck les. A band of green taffeta trimmed with soutache borders the fronts, which cross slightly at the bottom. The waistcoat Is of champagne col ored cloth; the chemisette Is of lib en with stock of black silk. The gin- die is of green taffeta headed by black velvet, which is fastened In front with a buckle Irreverent Praying. My brother, take heed to that for which thou prayest! There lies the difference between the pious and the Impious mind. It is not thy praying that makes thee good not even thy sincerity In prayer. It Is not thy sense of want that makes thee good not even though expressed in abjectness. It Is not thy feeling of dependence that makes thee good not even thy feeling Df dependence on Christ. It Is the ing for which thou prayest. the thing for vhlch thou dependest. Every man ;iit for grapes of Eshcl; the differ- ?M-e Is not in the cry, hut In the trapes. It Is possible for the to ask Pinkham, of Lynn, Mass., Is fully quail fled to fldre helpful art vice toslck women. Head Mrs. Dlmmiok's letters. Her first letter I Dear Mrs. Plnkha.ro; " I have been a sufferer for the past eight years with a trouble which first originated from painful periods the pains were excruci ating, with inflammation and ulceration of tht) lemaie organs. 1 be doctor says i must nave an operation or 1 cannot live. I do not want to submit to an operation if I can possibly avoid it. Please help me," Mrs. Vary Dimmlck, Washington, D. C Her second letter; Dear Mm Pinkham: " You will remember my condition when I last wrote you, and that the doctor said I must have an operation or I could not live. I received your kind letter and followed your advios very carefully and am now entirely weu. as my case was so serious n seems at miracle that I am cured. Ik now that I owe not only my health but my life to Lydla E. nnuuun s v egetaoie oaipouna ana u your advice. I can walk miles without an ache or a pain, and I wish every suffering woman would read this letter and realize what you can do for them." Mrs. Wary Dlmmick, Bttta. and East Capitol Streets, Washington, D. C Bow easy it was for Mrs. Dimmlck to write to Mrs. Pinkham at Lynn, Mass., and how little it cost her a two-cent stamp. Yet howvaluahle was the reply t As Mrs. Dimmlck says itsaved her life. Mrs. Pinkham has on file thousands of Just such letters as the above, as 4 offers ailing- women helpful advice. Do What You Can. "Bo what you can," Is all that la asked of any of us. God always holds us responsible for doing our duty; re sults we are to leave with him. Bo your duty, and God will take care of results. If you have "done what you could," then the result will be accept able to Him. Your ability Is the measure of your responsibility. To "whom much Is given much will be required." I passed a home where a gentleman was sprlnk ling the lawn. His little girl, a child of about six years, was helping papa as her childish fancy prompted. She would bring her toy watering pot to the father, and he, reducing the force of the stream, would fill it from the hose. it mattered little to the grass and flowers whether the water which they needed was given through a large sprinkler or the child's toy watering pot. So It matters little to the world whether you are a man of one, two, five or ten talents, so you give It the best you have. The one talent man giving his best Is better than a ten talent man giving his worst. It Is not how much you give to it. There are a great many more little things to be done than big ones. Bo not forget that the things done for ourselves will soon be forgotten, but the things that are done for Christ are Immortal. -35,000- DE LAVAL SEPARATORS lu batn plteod bj xhm tWrlr Ctmmtrf Co.. of Lincoln. 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Remember that It Is not easy to reach the highest levels of conduct, and do not expect of others what you fall to do In your own life. Joy's Lasting Power. Sorrow Is meant to bo only a stent plng-stone to joy. Many a child of Hod has learned this, and Is living a life that Is richer nd brighter snd better on that account. "Your visit has brought me Joy and sorrow," said a big-hearted Christian teacher to a pupil. "I hope the joy will last longer than the sorrow," said the pupil. "It always does," came the sunshiny an. swer; and the teacher had revealed oae of his secrets of power. CALIFORNIA $25.00 Via Santa Fe From Kansas City, with proportionate- rates from other places east of Wis. sourl River, to Los Angeles, Ban plego, Kan Francisco, and many other points In California, Kew Mexico and Arizona. Tickets on ssle dally, Feb. 18th to April 7th, 1006, Inclusive. Good In Tourist sleeping cars; 15.75 additional for double berth. 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