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Right Use of Cosmetics.
lir',"-"."1 , . One of i1k unique features of the coming .Jamestown exposition will be the display of the great Dismal Swamp j to visitors. Tin? management of the : exposition is planning for n water serv ice wlilch will enable those who wish to do so to penetrate the 1 .000 square miles of wild scenery comprised with in this almost worthless sort Ion of Virginia und North Carolina. And In preparing for this feature of the expo tilt ion, the management declares that the word dismal Is a misnomer. Kverybody. of course, at on time or mother has heard of the Dismal Swamp. Over 100 years ago Thomas Moore, the Irish poet, made a wonder ful ballad about It, Immortalizing a lady in a white canoe, the opaqueness of the mystery of the swamp, the un ending search theie of an unhappy lover. Moore's poem was full of weird beauty; perhaps to it are traceable many of the customary impressions of the country. Moore sang: "Away to Hip IMpinnl Sw-iunp Iih spi'i'iln; lliH path van rimm-il ami sure. Tlirmu:li the IuiiuImI juniper, beds of iii'Os. Ami many a foil whpre th serpent fred. Ami man never trml In-fore. Tut oft from llio Indian liunti-r'n ..camp This maid iiml lur lover sn ii ite. Ar Heen at tlif liniir of tn-iftniulit dump, I'll i riwi I lie lake liy u' ln t'tly lamp Ami pailille tlielr wliie canoe." During the ante helium days, the Dismal Swamp used to be the hiding Sportsmen Penetrate place for runaway slaves. Hither they made with common purpose; every where in the south, among tho blacks. Hie Dismal Swamp camo to be known s a place of refuge for renegades from the plantations and Simon I.e srees. Hut the tragic element of the whole fugitive situation was not the swamp with the repellent and malignant name, but the paths leading thither, the long routes across the southland slavery states. So the possibility of a runaway negro from Ixiuisiana reath ing the swamp was always remote enough, yet if ho were successful In making that region, the swamp wus very truly a heaven to li'an. In it were always plenty of game and security. There, said the ante and post belluni legends, were whole tribes of negroes, tit range black tribes wherein a de scendant of African kings might again be the ruler of his kind and of blacks from every corner of Africa, wherein a descendant of a plain subject or slave of kings was very likely the ruler of all he surveyed. Here, at all events, the negro soon relapsed Into a primitive state, that Is, lived a lary. semi-savage life, hunted, fished and slept, fought when elemen tal passions aroused themselves, com- mltted occasional depredations on the bonier settlements, and acknowledged ' allegiance to the strongest Individual. Few negroes voluntarily left the wamp for civilization. Necessarily the word "dismal" bad tremendous power of suggestion for all mivtiner of weird tales and delu sions. For years the region was com monly looked upon as n place of dread and malignity, un unfertile, unhealthy and unprofitable section of the map. Of other value, practical or aesthetlcal, or both, to men of past generations he Diurnal Swamp had little or noth ing at all. However, that far-seeing personage, f!eorgo Washington, ventured to have some respect for those 1.000 square miles of the new country. As early as 17C3, Washington surveyed the swamp; subsequently he formed tbe I first loan company mi this hemisphere, the Dismal Swamp Limit company, The stock was subscribed for with some hesitation, but It paid Btnnll dlv- blends, anil remained within Virginia families. And even as late as the present year l ho Dismal Swamp Land company fa on the records, and there Is a pro lit balance for nil holders of its stock. Washington conceived the Idea of dicing u canal from Kiizabeth City. N. C, to Norfolk, Va.. and connecting Albemarle sound with Chesapeake bay. ("nder his supervision tho effort was undertaken. Here and there during tho progress of the work, sunken for ests were encountered. The tools of tho excavators were highly Inefficient for these difficulties, so the sunken forests were sublimely dl regarded and tanks after the fashion of the levees of the Mississippi were built up on either side for several miles. Tools, spades and wheelbarrows, plus energetic men, did tho labor on the canal, but time flew by on wings. In comparison with this venture the Panama canal of to-day l no more prodigious. Tho revolution came and went, Washington became command ing general of the Continental armies, then president, and passed away, but the successive builders of the canal did not finish their work until tho nineteenth century was In Infancy. Washington ditch Is still visible, and Jericho canal i's there the canal the Swamp'i Depths. whlih was dug for the purpose of floating timber out of the swamp. To tlie westward of the lowlands the an cient shore of the ocean Is clearly and sharply defined. The geologists' believe that at one poiloil of remote time, the ocean rolled over tho swamp and over thousands of square miles of enstern Virginia and of North Carolina at the lower end of the Chesapeake bay. In support of the belief Is the undoubted fact that the tertiary deposit of Virginia Is tho youngest and best formation In the state. So the soil is pliable, tillable and productive. Tho swamp Is largely covered with juniper timber, by which the waters are strongly Impregnated with medlcl nul qualities. Peaty formation is definite; in places vegetable mould ex lsts from ten to 15 feet deep. Occa sionally fires bcak out in the swamp. If the cea son be unusually rainless, the water recedes from tho surface, leav ing It dry to a depth of three or four feet and a fine temptation for a con flagration. The fires then burn into the peaty mass slowly for weeks and weeks, until at last tho henvy rains of the wet season come and quench the smouldering mass and restore the wa ter to the surface again. The canal has been a great comiaer- cial benefit to the DIbiiihI Swamp, be cause it. has done the work of a drain age system. In tho days of the colo nists the swamp was Infinitely mora marsh-like than at present, but with the completion of the canal It was ob served that large areas of morass be came traversable for pedestrians. To day an extensive portion Is used for agricultural purposes. In" the North Carolina section a largo sheep ranch thrives. From the grounds of the Jamestown exposition Luke Drummond is 20 miles distant. Hut although the means of traveling to the lake are now quite in adequate, the munageaient of the ex position has made plans to bring abot.t such radical improvement as will make daily excursions to tbe recesses of tho region entirely feasible und attractive. ap- Care and Thought Necessary In the Performance of Thle Toilet Rr& Cream or Oils Must Be Used In Removing the . Powder. Probably nino women out of every ten use face powder, but It cannot bo said that all of them use It artis tically. While thcro can bo no objec tion to the judicious use of a good powder, It does not enhance beatify If applied In a manner to render It conspicuous. It Is a mistake to suppose that the application of face powder Is a mere matter of dabbing It on. Oaa the contrary, it la a toilet rite to be performed with caro and thought Leaving out tho question of looks, powdering must bo carefully done for the health of the skin, which Is often Injured by the' too frequent use of cosmetics Injudiciously applied. Tho proper way to use a powder Is to work it Into tho skin so as to five a natural appearance. And tho woman who possesses this art Is en vied by her sisters. Actresses are necessarily tho great est of all artists In tho use of cos metics. Observe an actress "make up." She never puts a cosmetic on tier face without first applying a flu shing cream. The cream is worked Into the face with the tips of the Sngers, by ho rotary motion, until he substance Is absorbed. Powder FROCK OP PINK BATISTE. Young girl's dancing frock of pink batistn trimmed with plaited ruf fles of the seme and bands of lace. The girdle and knot with long ends are of pink ribbon. face powder should be plied Artistically, Butterfly Easy to Make. Pink and White Striped Flannelette Best Material to Use. My butterfly Is made of pink and white Btrlped flannelette, says a writer In tho lloston Globe. It takes two yards. Off two corners on one selv edge edge cut a piece, say ten Inches on selvedge and about 14 on the end. This Is to make tho collar; then cut three inches up and make a three-inch hem on the rest of the straight ends. Then where you cut the corners off turn up a three-inch hem on the other side. Mine is feather stitched, and has a piping of plain green around the collar edges, and ' this bias hem, which is the cuff. Now your euds will look like this: Fold In center and cut a piece on opposite- selvedge from the side you cut the corners about five Inches down on fold and eight Inches down on selvedge. This Is for the neck. Take up a small dart to give a little fit on ) Whatl Yes, It's Plaid Button. Plaid buttons In glass and enamel are tho most original of the many new kinds thai will be worn this com ing season, which is to be pre eminently u button season, for no coat, whether ol fur or cloth, or even a shirt waiat, will bo smart unless trimmed with some kind of decorative buttons. The plaid buttons aro most unusual, though quite pretty, and will barnion Izo splendidly with the Scotch fluid suits to be popular this fall. These buttons aro decidedly gay with al ternate wide and narrow stripes In deep blues, dark red, forest green, combined In all sorts of widths. All of these buttons aro round with metal backs and most of them are quite large, though they can be bought In any size from the dimensions of a silver dollar to that .of a ten-cent piece. In enamel, these Roman and Scotch mt.y then be put on. The best way to apply dry powder Is with a buffer or a piece of chamois, for with either of these the powder, may be worked Into tho skin until it looks natural, and no woman should be satisfied until the cosmetic gives the tone of real flesh. In powdering the ears and neck the treatment Is practically the tame as far as putting on the cream. Cos metics none but liquids, because they do not brush off are rubbed Into the pores of the neck with a sponge and buffer, but must be worked Into tho ears with the Angers. Never take off powder with water, for only tho surface can be cleaned In this way, and tho pores, the es sential part of the flesh, are left clog ged. They must bo cleansed with cream or oils, so the quickest as well as tho most healthful trentment for the ilesh Is to removo the cosmetic by applying cold cream. After this cleanser has been worked thorough ly Into the pores and wiped off an other layer of some soft, nourishing cream should be rubbed Into tbe pores and left during tho night. There must bo no lines about the ears or neck that show cosnietlct have been put on the skin; Instead the powders should bo so buffeted and rubbed that they blend perfectly at tho skin naturally does. If the eyelashes and eyebrows are dark enough to need no paste the; should be freed from all remnants ol the powder. This may easily be done by dampening a finger and rub blng It across them, beginning at the center or bridge of the nose. CHARM CAN BE CULTIVATED. Care and Thought Will Do Much foi Unattractive Girl. The plain girl must not be III tern pered. If she has plain features she need not have an ugly disposition. She must bo so sunny In her expressior that she makes those who look at bei forget how plain she Is. The unattractive girl can alwayi have attractive hands. She can take great care of her nails, and con polls! them until they are as pink as rose leaves and as glossy as marble. She can put soothing and beautifylni creams upon them to make their white, and massage them until the) are plump. Tho plain girl can learn to walk well. There Is no reason why she should not hold her shoulders ereel and wafk gracefully. She can alsc have a good figure, and she can dresi well. The ugly girl can speak prettllj and in this way add charm to her per sonality. She can be graceful, too The fact that nature did not givo bei a naturally pretty face need not keci her from being graceful. The ugly gfVl should have virtue! of heart, says Woman's Life. She should cultivate a kind heart. A gooc heart shines through tho eyes. Yot can fell it the minute you look at I person, and how one loves a persor with a kind henrt instinctively ani with a gush of tender gratitude! the shoulder hem and sew the plecet for collar, letting the points lap ovei each other at the back what Is necea sary and sew ribbons on to tin. Fasten the two ends of the bias hem A t.nd B together to form the sleeve. This brings the selvedge edges along the bottom of tbe back and uf and down the fronts. plaid buttons are even more effective than In glass, for each stripe is edged with a fine threadlike piece of gilt that adds a brightness tnat will be particularly attractive on a dark cloth coat or suit. They, too, are round and most of them are shown in the extremely large sizes. In Black and White. Black over white is a French touch that Is taking on tnis side of the water. A handsome black gown trimmed with black lace which has the black cut away from under Its most striking patterns, letting a whits lining show through, gives something the appearance of medallions set cn but Is much newer. The New Color. Red russet brown It to be the color of the winter, both in London and Parts. Shades of deep claret are also used. lit a '3 0 y TERRY TRIES wTh' Capt'ln Wants Ye fr Terry Flynn Is a well-meaning lad. Like other boys, he gets into trouble occasionally, but when he is good he is most aggressively good. He not only looks out for his own conduct, but he Insists upon giving the most painstak ing attention to tho conduct of others. Ills supreme self-satisfaction and arbi trary methods on these occasions are most annoying to those of his com panions who are disposed to go astray, but fortunately his periods of intense righteousness are of. short duration and occur only at Infrequent intervals. If this were not so, his popularity would suffer. It was during an exceptionally se vere attack of virtue that Terry un dertook to lead a youthful friend Into the straight and narrow path, and when he experienced some difficulty in lending, he got behind and pushed. The friend Tim Delaney by name betrayed n desire to play hooky. He never did think much of school, any way, and on this particular day he held It in greater contempt than ever. So he decided that he would absent him self for the day. Now, the joys of playing hooky were far from being un known to Terry, but just at this time he happened to be on his good be havior. He scorned the very thought of deceiving his teacher, dodging the thoughtless and unprofitable amuse ment. Ambition was stirring within his breast; he purposed to be a great and good man, and conscientious work at school with a first requisite. As usual, he wanted to bring every one else up to his high standard, too, so he not only refused to Join Tim, but suggested that Tim ought to join him. Naw," said Tim; "I ain't goin to school to-day. "Aw, come on," urged Terry. "Naw," said Tim again. "You better," insisted Terry. "S'm'other day," answered Tim. "I'll bet you'll come to-day," as serted Terry, ns he slammed his hat down on the ground and started after tho recalcitrant youth. It was all over In a very few minutes. The principal. tfho had been attracted by the cries of the other scholars (for tho disagree' ment occurred almost In front of the school), found Terry sitting astride of Tim, and earnestly demanding, "Now, will you go to school?" to "which Tim surlily replied in tho affirmative. Of course tho objeet that Terry had In view was worthy of nil commenda tion, but tho principal carefully ex plained to him, after - hearing the whole story, that his methods were not In accordance with modern ideas. "I am glad to see that you desired to bring tho wayward boy to school," said the principal, "but you should h ive used diplomacy rather than force. We cannot permit fighting." Terry thought It all over as he walked home, and he told himself that he would Just as soon use diplomacy as any other missile, If he only knew what it was. Ills desire was to make the world better, and he really did not rare how he did It so long as the re mits were clearly defined and Imme diately noticeable. Consequently he wisely went to his father to secure the desired Information. "Oho!" exclaimed Policeman Barney Flynn, when the case was stated to him, "ye'd like fr to te a day-plomatic la-ad, w'u'd ye? 'T is a good thing, it Is that." "But what is a diplomat?" insisted Terry. "M-m-m, well," replied Pollcemnn Flynn, thoughtfully, "ye might sa-ay 't Is a Chlnyman, an' thin ye might sa-ay 't Is nn Injun ma-an, an' thin ye might sa-ay 't Is both lv thim r-rolled Into wan an' also 't Is neither lv t.him. They do be flue samples lv r-rough day-plomacy, which Is wan wa-ay iv snyin' they're cheerful liars; but ye ih'u'd n't folly thlm, Terry: ye sh'u'd have more polish. Th' Chlnyman Is wtllin' fr to be called a liar afther he gets what he wa-ants; 't is nothin' to him that ye find him out. Th' Injun ma-an M talk fair to ye till he gets ye where he can lick ye, an' thin he'll give ye th' laugh an' sail in. In wan wa-ay this thing ye're talkln' about is th' art iv keepln' th' other felly quiet while ye're gettin' r-ready f r th scra-ap, but th' la-ad that's up to all th tbricks '11 do betther than that. He'll get what he wa-ants an' nlver even l'ave ye a chanst fr to call him a liar or go to figbtln' about it. That's where th' art lv it all comes in. Th' Injun ma-aii's day-plomacy Is so close to trathegy 't Is ba-ard to tell thim apart, th' Cbinyman's is plain lyln', an' th' white nm-an's is so artistic ye can't tell whether 't is lyln' or not. Some times It. Is, an' sometimes 't 1b not, but ye elver find It out" DIPLbMACY. to Ha-ave a Bit Iv a Chat" "What's It good for?" asked Terry. "It's good fr th' little ma-an that has th' job iv makln' th' big ma-an give in to him," answered Policeman Flynn, promptly. "T Is this wa-ay, Terry: I ha-ave a big hulk iv a ma-an to take to the station, an' I call on wan or two others to help me, an' we throw him down an' dhrag him to th' pathrol box. That's foorce an' vl'lence. But mebbe I pull me gun an' ordher him fr to go with me or I'll put a hole through him. That's discretion. Or mebbe I gr-rab him be th' collar an' thry fr to yank him to th box, he beln' bigger an' shtronger than me. That's foollshnis8. But if I sa-ay to him, 'Th' capt'ln wants ye fr to shtep r-round to th' station fr to ha-ave a bit iv a chat,' or something like that, an' he takes it all in, an' goes with me, that's day-plomacy. Ye see how It is, don't ye, Terry? T is th art iv bavin' yo-er own wa-a, with out makln' throuble f r ye-ersllf " "Who was the greatest diplomat you ever heard of?" Inquired Terry. "M-m-m, well, ls ha-ard to s-ay," returned Policeman Flynn. "Some times I thl.'.k 't is LI Hung Chang, even if he do be a Chlnyman; but there was another felly who c'u'd have beat thlm all, if he'd iver gone in f r to use his tallnU th' r-rlght wa-ay. He had th' idee lv It, but 't was only spoort an not Juty with him." "Who was it?" "A felly be th' na-ame iv Boron Moonchowsen." Terry was duly Impressed, and for a time he sat silent, watching his moth er's preparations for a feast of pan cakes. "Ye-er father likes thlm," she said as she noted his attention. "He does," he replied, r.nd then sud denly he bestirred himself and began to help her in various little ways. "I'll give ye an exthra wan fr that," she said. "I'll get that shawl you left at Mrs. Casey's after dinner," suggested the boy, casually. "I'll Give Ye Two Exthra Wans fr That," She Said. "I'll give ye two exthra wans fr thlnkin' lv gola' fr it," said Mrs. Flynn. "Luk at th' day-plomacy lv th' la-ad," commented Policeman Flynn. "Did you see th' man waltln' for you at the corner as you came in?" asked Terry. "Who waa he?" asked Policeman Flynn. "Give It up," replied Terry. "Why didn't ye tell me lv it befoor?" demanded Policeman Flynn. "I hear-rd Cassldy wa-anted fr to see me." "Maybe it was Cassidy," returned the boy, "an" maybe he's waltin' thire yet." Policeman Flynn caught up his Lat and bolted out of the door. He was back in about 20 minutes, sadly out of temper. "Divll a soul was there," he ex claimed, "an' so I wlnt on to Kelly's pla-ace to see if he was wait In'. Whin did ye see him there, Terry?" "I didn't see him at all," answered the boy. "I only asked If you saw him." "Ye sh'u'dn't be playln' Jokes on th ol ma-an, Terry," he said. "Where's th' cakes?" "I thought from the way you hurried out that maybe you would n't be back," Terry calmly replied, as he disposed of the last pancake. "Luk at th' day-plomacy lv th' la-ad." commented Mrs. Flynn. proudly. tCopyrlRht, 1906. tj Joph B. Bnwles.) (Copyright, by Uie Caniury CoJ