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A New Halloween Game
?The Shivers" By KATE HUDSON HALLOWEEN and shudders seem to go to? gether; then how about this game for goose-prickles? It is one Mr. Mystery ^g Man used to play while still seated around the jH Halloween supper table in the proper dim, ^B shadowy light and with all hands well under- ?, neath the overhanging witch and black cat dec* flg orated tablecloth. We christened it "The ?*| Shivers." ma We played it by passing carefully "pre-- vg pared-to-make-one-shiver" articles from hand I to hand, without seeing what they were. It U surprising how "creepy" things entirely inno? cent to the sight can be to the touch. Whoever squeals or drops what he gets hold of pays a fine. The things to pass are brought on a covered tray to Mr. or Mrs. Mystery Man at the head of the table and handed from her right hand to her I neighbor's left and then right and so on around the table. As it returns to the left hand of the one at the head of the table she drops it and takes up the next article. Anything woolly, flufFy, slippery, cold or wabbly will feel "spooky" to the unseeing re % ceiver. A limp bean bag, a fluff of cotton-wool, the feathery end of a bric-a-brac duster, a lucky rabbit's foot, a bit of fur, a string of cold glase beads, an angora mitten loosely stuffed and, - ?m? above all, a kid glove firmly stuffed with wet M HpF sea sand and kept on ice till needed are some things with which successfully to play "The Shivers." Let the Mystery Man or Woman at the head ^ of the table wear a long cloak and mask and let " every one guess for a prize the names of the K objects passed, each one making a written list Ik when the last "shiver" has gone around the table.