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WtSfr m 1 "SJJ1 -fl r t VTHE WASHINGTON HERALD, THURSDAY. APRIL 17. 1913. INTERESTING PAGE FOR WOMAN AND THE HOIip Edited by v Julia Chandler Mariz THE TRAGIC SIDE OF BEING WELL DRESSED Easier Sonetuaes te Talk of Beraj Well Glored aaT Well Shod Taaa to Achieve It , Br FRAJTCFS SHAFFER. "Always be well gloved and well shod, and the dress will' take care of itself. It Is very simple, just a matter ol care." No, that is not advice to the votaries of fashion, simply a well-meant warn ing to the less prosperous woman wage earner. And one wonders how she takes it Because, while it may be quite simple to the woman who never has found it necessary to earn a slice of bread and butter in her whole life, and perhaps could not if she tried, it is .not so easy to the other woman who must think of room rent, of board bill and a few other necessities before there is any chance for the luxury of well-fitting gloves and, smart-looking shoes. She knows all too well that gloves and shoes tell an eloquent story, and bit-J ter experience has told and re-told her that personal appearance counts mightly with those who must work or a living. But no one knows better than she' that it is not so simple as it sounds. When the weekly bills have all been paid there may be. upon a pinch, barely enough left to buy a pair of gloves, but the shabby shoes must be shabby still for many a weary day. And then, when the shabby shoes are happily replaced, the new gloves are through at the fingers. And so It goes with the woman whose wage is dishearteningly small. Sound Simple. And. vou know, these well-meaning folk who never earned a dollar in their lives, tell her to buy "one good tailor made, suit and plenty of shirt waists." And that sounds delightfully simple, very practical, quite suitable and all that. But, deary me, the poor woman, with her mind on the tailor-made suit and her fingers clutching a flat, flat purse soon learns, much to her sorrow, that a "good tailor-made suit" is far simpler to dream about than to buy. For, the materials that come within her means shrink at thfT Hrt rainfall, or they wear up rough or do something else that a "good tailor made suit" never would be guilty of do ing. And "plenty of shirt waists' Now. doesnt that seem perfectly easy. 3nd as smart as smart can be? If only laun dr work might be done upon a wish! But evervbody knows it cannot, and even body knows that the woman whose wage is down to a pretty low notchcan not spare many dollars, or many dimes, for the laundering of smart white waists. To those who have just a fair amount of money to spend, the advice, quite likely, falls upon heedless ears, but among the low-paid sisterhood the wom en with pride at high-tide and funds at low ebb there is a sort of protest, be cause it sounds as if it were all a mat iir of rarinir. Anil the fact is. though there aremfchJ worse things tlnn being poor ana earn ing a very low wage, there is a hint of tragedy in the problem of clothes for the womaii whose dress ambitions soar prct t high and whose possibilities are down to almost rock-bottom. For. while her ambitions may be called iuitc unworthy, the instinct to shine in the glorv of purple and fine linen seems to be born in mankind. And say what we like, it makes a mi ht difference, the clothes we wear .mil how we wear them. Two RrmnrknMe Pictures. Awhile ago two pictures were shown ot Ethel Barrvmore, th.e actress, whose beauty and charm aie acknowledged. In the one she was an undeniably pretty woman, daintily gowned in the most graceful of summer frocks, with nothing missing to add to her charm and nothing added to draw from it. In the other the artist had shown her as a poor working woman and she looked it Study her face. and the same ft .nines were there, but s-omchow the shabb dress, the worn, ill-fittmg coat, and the pathetic out-fashioned hat were s tragically ugly that one scarcely thought of the features It'was the same hair, ararnged in the self-same way. but what a difference in the hats that were p relied upon if The feet that in one picture looked trim and pretty, in the other spoke volumes on poverty; and the hands that in one seemed exquisitely aaint. anih lingering a light parasol, in the other, clutching an un wieldly bundle, looked heavy, work-worn, and that was all. Yet the feet and the hands were the same' And tbat is where the tragedy of dress ll'lllCS m Quite liUih there is many a woman in the soci.il woild who feels that life Is piett unequal because her allowance for diess- does not permit her to vie with tlios" aiound her In the splendor of jewels and other adornment. But no body thinks that she is given a serious look at the ttaged of dress, for to the majoiitj of the world she Is more than "well gowned." in spite of her fewer jewel. Tin1 Ileal 'Iru&nlj. But the real tragedy strikes home, if tragedy it may lie called, when 'the woman, whos personal appearance counts in the earning of dollars, finds fingers persistently peeping Ironi well mended gloves, shoes well past tho stage of repairing and no money in her pocket to replace them. Yes. it is right easy to talk about al ways being well gloved and well shod, but it is not so easy to achieve it. And as for me. I sometimes wonder at the moral courage of some women who take their modest wage, wear their ill-fitting gowns and their hats of many seasons before, and never show a sign of any thing but bravery. Because, whlie. of course, it ought not to be so, the -orld has a way of show ing a very smiling face and quite warm hearted hospitality to the woman who wears a well-cut gown, and it seems to be an eloquent sort of passport w herever she goes. While tho woman a bit rag taggy and worn may find doors sharply closed in her face. ,liVift't The .Conquest of the Peaks. "Lean Oae Tkwg Erery Day" ij No. 4. RUWENZORI ! (Coprricht, 15U. by T& Associated Kewtptper School,, Inc.) BUB W3HPI Yesterday you learned about the tam ing of Mount St. Elias on our own con tinent by the Duke of the Abruzzi; to day you read of the conquest by this same adventurer of a mountain that is not really a mountain, but a group of six peaks. Ruwenzori was considered a "lsion for hundreds of years the "Moun tains of tho Moon." For seventeen cen turies these peaks remained unseen by civilized man. It was toward the end of the last cen tury that the world began to hear the mysterious name of Ruwcnzoi 1, and the marvelous story of a range of snowy mountains under the hot sun of erua torial Africa. Several daring explorers had been at their base, not seeing them because of the ever-present clouds, or, catching distant glimpses, had refused to believe their ejes It was the great explorer Stanley who really discovered the range in lSSs After thiv seeral men attempted to scale these wonderful snowy peaks. There at last were found the sources of the Nile. In POt the Duke of the Abruzzi de cided that he would like to find out more about this mvsterious mountain, Ruwen zori ("Rainmaker"), so named because of the clouds that always cluster about its summits. He carefully planned Mb expedition, and set sail with his party for Africa in the spring of 1906. After their landing came first the jour ney through the jungle. Along native trails, over rushing streams, among strange, weird tree growths, past wild beasts of every sort, they finally reached their permanent camping place, named "Bujongolo," 1,350 feet above the sea. In all, fourteen peaks were ascended successfully by the duke and his party. The whole expedition too four months, and not a life was lost. The "Moun tains of the Moon" were conquered: Rjiwenzori was a mystery no longer. it was found that Ruwenzori was in fact a group of six mountains, and that these had in all about twenty summits. Ten of these summits arc higher than Mont Blanc. Ker- dny different bnman In tercut story will appenr In The Herald. You can kc n beautiful IntMKUo reproduction of the nboe picture, with ne other, rquallj nttractlre. 7xO Inclien In le, with thin nrek'M "Mentor." In "The Mentor" n well known authority coders the subject of the pictured and stories of the week. Reader of The Herald nnd "The Mentor" will know AtI. Literature, History. Science, and Travel, nnd own exquisite picture. On sale at The AVnhlnrton Herald office. Price, JO cent. Write tod to The Herald for booklet explalnlnK The Associated Newspaper School plan. A LINEN SUIT. if - NEW FEATURES OF SPRING FASHIONS ANCIENT ART IS ' . SHOWN IN. LAMPS If Yea Forsee Am Old Chinese Vase Use It for the Base of the Lamp. The whole world seems to ,have con- , trlbuted to the display of lamps. Rarely have there been Buch unusual lamps shown as at present. Lamps which arc exact copies of old antiques fit well with the antique furnishings 'so much in vogue. ' For those who stlil cling to tho Oriental furnishings some exceptional pieces are found in the "Damascus and Benares table or standing lamps. These have the shades lined with colored silk, t through which the light glimmers in ai pleasing effect. ' Chinese lamps are at the height of their popularity. If you possess a rare old Chinese vase, use it for the base of the lamp. A silk shade with panels of Chinese embroidery would be a suitable I one for such a lamp. j One Qhinese lamp was constructed from an odd-shaped black hawthornc ' rose jar with a gold mounting. Exactly matching this in color was the Chinese silk lamp shade. For the summer home are standing lamps In white enamel and in reed, with cretonne shades harmonizing with the other furnishings in the room. More pretentious standing lamps are of ma hogany or carved wood, with elaborate ahades. Mlk Frlncre Popalnr. Silk fringe i now more popular than the bead fringe used so extensively In the past season. Silver and gold laces, 'little fancy cords, and silk roses are the principal ornamentations for the silk shades. A narrow old cold braid around 'the edge makes a happy finish. Crystal lamps with cretonne shades are sum mery and pretty. Pretty little gold com position lamps with silk shades can be purchased for $10. There is a genuine art value in some of the Teco pottery shown. Green is the tint used lavishly In the different pieces, but the colors of brown, russet, red, pur ples, grays, blues, and yellows also are noted. Desk sets in a white ivory composition, festooned with garlands of raised colored flower.", are appropriate for the summer home, as are the plain ones of Tarisian Ivory. There are many reproductions of old Italian faience pieces with coloring and design peculiar to Italy. Greek Pllaf. This i- really a very simple dish The art lies in the cooking. If it Is not done with a loving hand and proper appre ciation of results it is a mighty poor dish indeed Cook two flno large ripe tomatoes in water until tender enough to press through a sieve that will re tain the seeds. Return to the fire with half a cup of best rice that lias been cooked in broth or salted water until well puffed up but not tender. Cook until rice is done, then season with ilt, pepper and butter. Also add a suspicion of garlic, if you use it. The pllaf must be neither dry nor too liquoid. but just right to pour over, and mask, fricasseed chicken or a dish of hot minced meat. A Sale oft BOSKS in SETS 20 per cent lower than our usual low prices. OPEN 8 A. M. -CLOSE P. M. STftPA-Ayt- THE'BUSY CORNER OAllCfcl m Mnr mmg SAMPLE WAISTS 20 io S4 SILK" SHIRTS at 81.47. 93 and SX Lingerie Waists at S1.M. MOW AN EVENT WITHOUT PARALLEL IN CHESS SELLING Presenting an Enormous Purchase of FINE ONE-PIECE DRESSES At Phenomenal Price CitKesstiins Think of Having Such an Opportunity Right at the Beginning of the Season. Here are models that would be priced ordinarily from $7.50 to $35.00 now divided into six lots and marked at ridiculously low prices $7.50 to $10 Values, Street Floor Bargain Tables. $4,50 $12.50 to $15 Values, Street "loor Bargain Tables. $6,50 Linen in two colors is employed In the making of this suit, which was shown by one of "the best of the small er shops. The tinted portions arc of lavender, partially covered, by a braided design done in white. On the cuffs, collar, and lapels is a different design embroidered In laven der linen floss. Mashed potatoes aro greatly improved If thej first be put through a ricer, then add milk or cream and whip until creamy with a perforated cakespoon. 9 EI El H m s 13 13 El 3 To Women- For those ills peculiar to women Dr. Pierce recommends his "Favorite Prescription" as Seeking Health and Strength El "THE ONE REMEDY" a A medicine prepared by regular graduated physician of unus- 8 ual experience in treating woman's diseases carefully adapted " to work in harmony with the most delicate feminine constitution. 151 All medicine dealers have sold it with satisfaction to cus tomers for the past 40 years. It is now obtainable in liquid or O BUgar-coated tablet form at the drug store or send 50one-cent stamps for a trial box, to Buffalo. x m Every woman may write fully and eoaftdaatlallv tn tw Piere. ID Invalid' Hotel and Surgical Latitat, Buffalo, N. Y., and avsy be rare that her case will receive careful, conscientious, confidential consideration, and that experienced medical advice will be gives to ber absolutely free'. Dr. Pimrct'a Piemmxt PACe ngwlmte mnd kwigmrmtt atomacA, tk B El Increasing Tendency Toward Accentu ating Everything One Associates With Pneumonia. The fashions for spring show two fea tures which may be said to be new. First is the distinct picturchquenees of the type of all clothes, and second the- in creasing tendency in all that one tradi tionally asociatcs with everything fem inine; soft materials, laces, sheer chif fons, draperies, plaitings, ruffles, and fichus. Even the tailored suit has for saken the stern masculine type. The skirts In the plainest tailored suits inva riably have a hint of an overskirt or drapery: and the coats are fancy in cut and style, to suit the graceful skirts, writes Mrs. Ralston in Ihe Ladies Home Journal. Another feature is the general impres sion of unfittedness that one feels strong ly in the new fashions. This is given in a variety of ways: for instance, by the cut of a waist line, and by the very loofce, picturesque manner In which the new clothes are fitted and worn. Originality is another noticeable fea ture toward whicn fashions have been gradually moving, and now it has become such an important point that it is recog nized as the highest type of good style. It will bo practically impossible in the present day to exclude, as out of fash ion, any idea that could be classified bb original good taste. A little analysis of the newest ideas in fashions will show you in a limited way the wide scope of the new clothes., Onc-iIcc GOTVn. Let us begin with the new .one-piece gown which has the distinctive feature of beine absolutely, one piece, and not merely blouse and skirt Joined upon a princess foundation. These gowns have no marked waistline they hang straight, and arc softly Moused in rather below the normal waistline, in many cases with wide, draped sashes. These sashes are worn iuite low at one side over the hips. They arc made of velvet and silk, to wear with. fine wool and serge gowns, or of chiffon and moussellne. to wear over gowns of silk and satin. The skirt of the new one-piece gow,n is rtarrow and straight, the scantiness of which is often relieved W a slit at the direct center front, side or side back, where just the merest suspicion of drapery is noticed. Sleeves are less fantastic: in fact, the very plain sleeves are preferred. Long, full-length sleoves are more worn In all kinds of clothes than they have been for some time. In the dressy bodices of un l'ned chiffon you will see the full-length sleeve rather loosely fitted in soft folds between wrist and elbow. The sleeves of coats made of silk, satin and satin cloth are fitted smoothly into the arm holes and finished with narrow cording. Many of the long sleeves in coats and bodices, and even In some of the dressier coats, are made of material contrasting with tho material of the gown or suit. The kimono sleeve and long shoulder are still much used in all kinds of clothes. Soft materials are often draped into the armhole, giving quite a full appearance to the sleeve. Other sleeves are gath ered; and still agin you will find them plain fitted, but in this case the arm hole is likely to be larger, nd is then finished with a cording or hemstitching. Bodices remain very simple, and the new touches are given largely by con trasts in coloring and material. IN SIMPLE STYLE. I If 11 Aiu LSlil ,V WrfVaV iWal V A I 11 a r& 11 I ft ' H 1. 1 A I ata7 Packing Butter. For packing butter for keeping the following plan is a very reliable one: To every twenty pounds of butter take throe pounds of salt, one pound of loaf sugar, one-fourth pound of pulverized saltpeter, and mix thoroughly. Put a layer of butter, about eight inches thick, then sprinkle on a light covering of the mix ture, then a layer of butter, then the mixture, alternating in this way until your cask la full. Pack the butter tightly In air-tight casks. Butter put up in this way will last a year, retaining its sweetness. -:- - t The one-piece dress has held its own a long time. The model illustrated has the fashionable drop shoulder and also a very handsome collar, extending al most to the belt in the back. The clos ing of botli waist and skirt is in front, and the three-piece skirt may be made with regulation waist line or in Empire effect. Faille will bo ideal for a dress in this style, or some of the brocades in wool and -cotton with raised figures. It is also made of a wide variety of wash materials of soft and clinging tex ture. The dress pattern. No. filS7, is cut in sizes 34 to 42 inches bust measure. Medium size requires four and three eighths yards of forty-four-inch material. The pattern can be obtained by send ing 10 cents to the pattern department of The Washington Herald. $16.50 to $35 Values S7.50SQ.50S1O.50S1fj.50 Garment Store, Second Floor THIS IS THE REASON FOR IT A big maker was forced out of business because of the backward sea son and the number of cancellations of orders received from the Middle West. We bought the entire lot at Receiver's Sale at a nota bly low figure and offer them at prices so low that there should be no hesitation on your part in buying them. Absolutely Perfect Goods Thousands of Them in One Hundred and Ten of the Latest Styles, Made from Finest Fabrics Such as Wash Crepe, Silk Crepe, Eponge, Ratine, Novelty Voiles, Chiffons, Brocaded Silks, Chiffons and Net, Ramie Linen, French Linen, Serge. Crepe Meteor, Charmeusc, Crepe de Chine, Foulard, Messaline, Silk Poplin, Silk Eoliennc, and Jap Silk. All sizes in the showing and nearly every conceivable color. Be here early today for your share EXTRA SALES PEOPLE here to care for the largest crowd of enthusias tic choppers that ever attended a Busy Corner Garment Sale. laMaliiSlnnr 8vm IP laaHB!laMa RACE IS IMPROVING, HE SAYS. Dlahnp Park DcclnrcK the Xeuro Contributor to .Vation'ft npport. At the opening of the forty-fifth ses sion of the financial board of the African Methodist Episcopal Church yesterday at 1541 Fourteenth Street Nortnwest, Bishop H. Blanton Parks. D. D.. of Chicago, said some helpful things to the members of his race. "Complaints and wailing never yet made a race and never will," he declared. "There is no place for the grumbler, the idler, the loafer, in this world," said Bishop Parks, "and ie want to hold up to our people industry, honesty and thrift Kift years ago. President Lin coln signed the Emancipation Proclama tion, and the question has been askd by many. Did he make a mistake? By our actual work we arc to answer tha question. "Take the negro fifty years ago, and look at him today, and you will see wondeiful progress made. We are not wards of the nation, but form a part of this great republic, and many of us arc contributing our .part toward the support of the government." Pnturc Army OJTlccrn. Out of more than fifty civilians, who took the examination in January for second lieutenancies in the army, the following candidates' were successful Richard B. Barnitz, of San Antonio, Tex.; John C. P. Barthol, of Pitts burgh. K. Y.: Earnest J. Carr, of St. Paul, Minn., and Colin K. Lee, of Kansas city. Mo. Cottage Cheese and Chive. Rub the salad bowl with a small clove of garlic or mince the garlic very fine, add two teaspoonfuls of chives cut fine with scissors, one teaspoonful of salt and one-half saltspoonful of, paprika. Mix well, add a little rich cream if nec essary to help it retain its shape, then stir in lightly three tablcspoonfuls of chopped pimento; pile upon a bed of cress and ornament with pimento cut in fancy shapes and place upon ice un til needed. Serve with mayonnaise dressing. Mop for Vaacs. A convenient little mop for cleaning bottles, tall vases, and other dishes hav ing spots Inaccessible to the dish mop or cloth can be made aa follows: Cut a deep groove one-fourth from the end of a slender stick any desirable length and no larger round than a pencil. Place a bunch of string cut In two-inch lengths around the stick and tic them firmly In the groove with a strong thread. Next turn the long ends of the string down an dtle again just beyond the end of the stick. ,. , ' ' - - All truth is an achievement. If you would have truth at its full value, go win it. Munger. Ak Your Grocer for the pure, delicious ELK GROVE BUTTER The butter that add zcat in nirnln. Put up in Kerm-proof cartons. G0LDE4C0.rir GEO. D. SINCLAIR DfrORTINS TAXLOB. kUKlX or RIDING BREECHES AND DRIVING SUITS 615 Penn. Ave. N. W. METROPOLITAN HOTEL BLDO. Omaha ii to haip a "clcan-np aj" to remore evidences of the rccont disastrous tornado To Absorb Freckles and Other Blemishes Every spring I receive many letters from girls seeking some reliable recipe for removing freckles. Last year I advised many to try mercolized wax. Such favorable results were reported that this season I have recommended nothing else for the purpose. The wax seems to possess unusual properties which completely absorb every freckle with no harmful eftTect. The complex ion improves wonderfully, becoming as soft as a roso petal, and as delicately tinted. Got an ounce of mercolized wax at any druggist, spread a thin layer of it over the entire face every night for awhile, washing this off in the morn ing. For rough, red skin, sallOwness. blackheads, pimples, and all cutaneous blemishes, this treatment Is superior to any that has ever come under my observation. Springtime also brings wrinkles to many sensitive skins that are much ex posed to winds and changing tempera tures. Pour a half pint witch hazel into a basin, then an ounce of pow dered saxolite, which quickly dissolves. Bathe the race in tnis; tne effect on a wrinkled skin is remarkable. Marie Demarest. in Ladies' Favorite Magazine. EIIMIIE RIIAilL 19 F SYSTEM CLEANSERS A tab- fpi let easy to take, that quickly i cleanses the system of all lm- a purities TEN CENTS A BOX. E iguHnEoHEHM3 4th Street and Mass. Avenue. Patronized by Particular People. CONNECTICUT MARKET Choice Groceries and Meats, WAHL & CO.. 926 19tb St. N. W.- MEN'S SMART FURNISHINGS ln shop that sells the cleverest ot men's fixings tbr let. M. LEVITAN & CO. M44 14TB ST. S. W. QUALITY MEATS And Provisions of all kinds. Try our plump home-dressed Poultry. TrBtEZ 901 U St. N W. Phone N. 687 Higti-gradeGrocsries, Provisions, &c. Tcrrthing the twst at ! than lb usual snot. I'rompt, eonrteom aerrioe. EDWARD F.DAVIS, MtmanA te KM Uk. St. mmm Put BrocktonSampleShoeParlors 526 H STREET N. E. Newly Opened Washington's latest and most up-to-date Sample Shoe Store has re cently opened with the most com plete stock of sample shoes ever on the market. 'Twill pay you to call. BUTTONS COVERED WHILE YOU WAIT WASHINGTON BUTTON CO. Phone SlalB 1031. 912 New York Ave. N. W. "If it's a Button. VTe Have It." Claflin Optical Co., i) 907 H life F Wr X st- Eyes Examined. Oculists' Prescriptions Filled. 25 years la WasBlaartOB. 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