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THE OPEN-AIR LIVING ROOM No Longer Serving as Mere Entrance Way to I louse Piazza Furnishings Must Offer Practical Resistant to Bad Weather and Strong Light. AS THE piazza, ?which has gradu? ally developed into one of the most important features of the country house, needs as careful at on as the inside of the house, ? s hive introduced many ntriboting not rt rnd effect, but also e with a view to a practical resist eathtr and strong light. No ? - ; -za. decorated with ? and tubs of FURNISHINGS FOR THE WELL-ORDERED OUTDOOR LOUNGING ROOM. growing plants, serve as a mere en? trance way to the houae, but it has taken on the appearance of a living room with the added appeal of being out of doors. When the veranda is covered or at\i incloiied as a sun room, the Al? gerian fibre rugs to be found in solid ??lora with such brilliant designs as r?*d. blue and yellow, upon a green or brown background, are moat desirable floor coverings, end are further recom? mended by their cheapness. Likewise the woven grass rugs which, while not ? novelty, sre found in the popular Chinese colorings and designs at | . Pnces even more ressonable. Wood?n Furniture Imported. "y-ng in its popularity with the ?ruth used rattan, reed, wicker and ***** furniuire. is the painted wooden , I furniture brought from the shops of Madeira, Germany, England, France, Japan and even Switzerland, and equally desirable for garden, lawn and veranda use. An attractive model is of preen end white slat furniture, made 50 as to allow for the draining off of rain. The table is oval with a g'cen painted too and white painted curled legs, the latter terminating in knobs painted . green and suggesting in their number and grouping those of the gate leg table. Price, $15. The settee, also green slatted with white legs and arms, as well as arm? chairs and small chairs of similar decoration, can be had at correspond? ing prices. These pieces arc of Ger? man make. Another set, of American manufacture, similar in color and de? sign, consists of a round, green, top slat table with white painted straight legs, and armchairs and smaller chairs, whirch, while lacking the dis? tinci?n of the former, are quite as effective and less exensive. The color scheme lends itself equally well to porch or lawn use. A Set That Is Waterproof. Quite another set of painted furni? ture of Italian design and much heav ier build includes a lona table with i ! a stretcher supporting the legs, a bench made to fit underneath the ta? ble and ch3?is of corresponding de ' sign. This furniture, which has a cut ; out bonier, to serve the double pur? pose of urna- and an outht for rain, ir. pai'itc ' in a light green waterpi The settee, suggest "rntion of tlie rrmchair, can be bought for $55, and, together with the other pieces, is desirable as a pertiiincrt feature for the terrace or garden. A couch rcpre'crtitv; the maximum ?mfort *o be obtained in porch - of a six-fcot wick? er frarr-.c-vcr!:, printed any desired tiling ends at the head ' foot covered with canvas and pr.ir.i?d with a colored bird and floral decoration in ! old rc!i:f. The frame ? work is made to hold a box spring with a mattress covered with khaki and cushions of similar material placed on it. The new striped jute coverings, at 45c. a yard, found in the inch-stripes of green, blue or brown upon the nat? ural tan of the jute, can also be used effectively for this purpose. From England, where country life finds its best expression, Americana are learning to live more and more in the open, and in consequence are using in gardens the many attractive, not to say indispensable, accessoriee which supplement the variety of such things made now in America and shown in the shops here. Teakwood Tablet Dursble. With its most essential feature, dur? ability, the battleship teakwood garden table and chair:: have much to recom? mend it. This table, measuring about three feet in diameter, and having an under shelf, is made in vertical slats of seasoned teakwood such as used in t the spars and masts of English bat j tlejhips. Four chairs accompany the ! table, rectangular in shape with slat 1 backs, which arc so constructed as to ?fit exactly under the table when not in i use, bringing the top of the chair back j even with the table top and thus form ! ing a second edge, or border, to the ?table. I The compact adjustment of table I and chairs is both unique and desir? able, and the natural color of the clo?c-grained wood a welcome con? trast to the usual painted tea table. The oval table, the folding table with shelves and another with three decks, together with the long, low garden seat, folding btnch, long settee and likewise tubs for shrubs, all made of teakwood, are quite the newest fur? niture suitable for garden use, har? monizing better with a background of foliage than with that of a porch. This furniture can be found at Wana maker's. Linen Awnings Are Striped. Of the many textiles shown for out door use the stripes in gaudy color? ings have now decided preference and lend a distinct touch of smartness. These consist of French linens with color combinations in painted stripes of green, purple, gold and broker black; blue, coral, gold and black; yellow, brown, blue and black, SI wel! a-? in the striking contrasts of twe colors, such as a broad yellow ant broken black stripe. In a scasjr when a riot of color is ajumo in | -ries, carpets and wall hanging! these effects for the pia?a seem bul a natural reflection of those within the house. Black is invariably used aj a note of contrast, and bai a peculiar value in c?imbination with the distinct? ly Oriental coloring of the present tiny coverm*-;- and draperier.. In awning-, the stencilled one i' used, but is shown in stripes painted on khaki or duck, such as a solid green stripe alternating with one of geometrical design in green on white, in which the German scheme of deco? ration is strongly evidenced. These awnings may be found for $5 and $5, and can be painted according to indi? vidual preference. Many are the smaller and more inti? mate things for the outdoor living room, and indicate more than ever the tendency toward life in the open. A desk is now considered quite as useful as the table, and for this pur? pose many charming desk sets, con? sisting of the usual pad with dec? orated ends, ink stand, stamp box and letter rack in painted tinware or t?le, are made. One, in which the decora? tion is an English country scene, lacquered to be waterproof, can be found complete for $25. Many decor? ative variations of this are shown, too, in the Chinese lacquer designs with gold characters against red or black backgrounds. These are somewhat more expensive. Unusual Baskets of Toie. Baskets made of t?le, quaint in form and decoration, are also effective accessories for the garden or veranda. One, shaped like the tin measure of a grocer's ordinary weighing scales, with round handle attached, painted in ivory-white with a broad band of old French blue as a border, the same decoration carried out on the handle and in the centre bottom of the 1 basket a bunch of roses, is especially useful for holding long-stemmed flow? ers, while the scuttle-shaped, black decorated tin basket and the long bow, ! eight sided model in black with paint I ed coral lines and bird decoration, are also attractive and useful. Tea trays of decorated tin in solid vermillion and in the Chinese lacquer imitation are also interesting exam? ples of this work, as are the decorated ' flower pot covers, open at both ends I and made to fit over the various sizes ?of the common flower pot; watch | man's three-sided lanterns, of Colonial . design, done in green and also Ted; ' jardinieres in Chinese lacquer decora I tions, intended for ferns' and growing t plants, while the wicker bird cage, . now painted in green and red for i outside use, carries out the colorful i aff?__ TWO EXCELLENT EXAMPLES OF THE NEGLIGEE FOR SUMMER WEAR MAIZE CREPE DE CHINE. Silk Negligees Whatever the Material, the Keynote Struck is Daintiness. THE word negligee brings to mind a picture of soft shades of chifl?n, cr?pe de Chine and fatinr. accompanied by fine lace, for tbff charm of a negligee lies in it3 daintiness. Dr-ss-Cu*. Moc-el Is Maize Color. Sketched on thi:; page is one of maize-colored cr?pe de Chine giving The umbrella stand for the porch is found in one of its most attractive forms in the old English design, con -.-.Ir.ting of a wooden base containing a tin drip pan, which can be removed and a central turned wooden post, around which a narrow brass hoop is held in place near the top by two cross rods, and within which the um? brellas are held. This is a desirable r-.'bstitute for the earthenware or brass stand, as it is more easily mov**d and cleaned. Unusual Recipes Cherlpine. Stew three cup3 of stoned cherries with a cup of sugar and a half tum? bler of brandy. Strain and chill. Add to the fruit half a cup of finely chopped pine nuts, and when ready to serve beat light with a cup of whipped cream. Serve with silver cake. The juice may be converted into a pud? ding sauce for next day or used over cherry fritters. Planked Duckling?*. Young, tender ducks should be se? lected, end split in the same manner as broilers. Wipe them with a damp cloth and fill into the body of each one tablespoonful of the following dressing: One lar<;c cupful of grated bread crumbs, half of a minced onion, one tea::poonful of chopped parsley, a pinch of poultry seasoning and two tablespoonfuls of melted butter. Sea? son to taste with salt and paprika. Press the dressing firmly in place and arrange the birds on the plank with the stuffing resting against the board. Cook under a moderate flame for about thirty-five minutes. Baste with melted butter, mixed with a little hot water and onion juice. Serve gar? nished with tiny sweet potato cro? quettes and green peas. Almond Wafers. An excellent recipe for making nut wafers is as follows; First mix dry flour and sifted sugar together in equal quantities. The amount used will vary according to the number of wafers desired, but with every four tablespoonfuls of mixed flour and sugar it will be neces? sary to use two well-beaten eggs, a little fresh yeast and enough cream to make a thick batter. To this mixt? ure add 2?. ounces of chopped al? monds, or, if desired, the same amount of pistachio nuts. When the mixture has settled, bake the wafers in wafer irons, using a teaspoonful of the paste _Cv _? r h le A?. I the effect of a dress. The waist fa cut in kimono style with three-quarter sleeves edged with fine shadow lace and ribbon roses, which add greatly to its daintiness. The front is fastened at the waistline with rosettes of maize-colored satin. At the bottom of the waist are two pleatings of shadow lace, falling over an accordion pleated skirt, finished at the bottom with two ruffles. It may be had in blue, pink, lavender and white. Price, $29. Festooned Pink Satin. A lovely negligee of pink satin is of pink satin lined with China silk. The set-in kimono sleeves have a large arm hole finished by a cording of the satin, and the bottom of the sleeves are embroidered in spray design festoons and are trimmed with Cluny lace, as are also the neck and front. This negligee may be had in pink, blue and white. Price, $39. French Model Has Chiffon Cape. An excellent copy of a French model is of light blue charmeuse. The set-in kimono sleeves are finished around the edge by a fold of blue chiffon and chiffon also forms a cape. On the shoulders the negligee ir. shirred from the point of the shoulder to the neck. The cape is pointed in the back and trimmed by two silk tassels. The front falls in graceful folds and is fastened by a bow. This dainty negligee lined in chiffon comes in pink and blue. Price, $32. Marquisette Collar is Embroldored. Sketched on this page is another negligee of cr?pe de Chine cut in simple style. The striking feature is , WITH MARQUISETTE COLLAR the cape collar of marquisette em? broidered in a floral design in a darker shade of blue and edged with Ger? man Valenciennes lace. The turn-back cuffs arc trimmed to match the collar. The right side of the front is trimmed with lace. A cord belt of white fin? ishes the negligee. Price, $26 50. Petticoat of Cr?oe de Chine. A petticoat that would be attractive to wear under dresses or negligees is one of white cr?pe de Chine, with a flounce of accordion pleaded shadow lace headed by an it gularly shaped insertion. This petti :oat comes in blue, pink and white. Price, $3 95. CARPET CLEANSING m-~_MWa^aM. IM?B?nB?BiB>M?aMH? RI ?,s \\n \i.i, rr.noi* iovkrim.? Our BS-aeeeees proton* th?a Ufa? of Kug?, Carpet*, Dmiwttce. W? ol'insa them thor? oughly, re*?'?? ?heir color?, render then? moth-proof. 11 >??? ees, THE THOS. J. STEWART CO. B'aa-ay ?.or. it'.tli St.. N. V. Phone *t?r?i5 llra-ani Krie ror. 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