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Bmn-UI Corresponded* of The Kvenln* Star.
PARIS, March 8, l'?2. N,,t i^ss Interesting than spring gowns Is the subject of spring lingerie; one of theso influences the character of the other. Until a woman knows just how fc-r new skirt is to hang she cannot be assured of what to select in the way of petticoats. Happily the spring anJ summer skirt has been authoritatively defined, and the inspec tion of ??jupes." as the French call petti coats. may go merrily on. A large and handsome assortment of such lingeries w ill he imperative during the com ing season for any woman who aspires to be well dressed. Tills is partly due to the projected p >pularity of diaphanous stuffs and partly to the great vogue of wash ma terials for underskirts. Silk and moreen are practically relegated to obscurity. In place of them white lawn and cambric bkirts elaborately trimmed with lace are shown in all the great shops. Ttie st\le of a gown is so greatlj influ enced bv the lingerie that at least one of the great modistes during the present de mand f<>r eel-like garments endeavored to promote the success of a princess under garment. including a petticoat and a cornet cover or a camisole in one piece. 1 was shown a model of this the other dav when 1 dropped into a shop to look over the latest spring fabrics, the petticoat was what ma-lame called the princess, and there was nothing about the waist to de tract its smoothness. A dart anu - era! narrow plaits mold the waist to shape. Cut low about the neck and edged with a ruching of lace, the shoulder straps of ribbon give a touch of daintiness to the bodice. The flounce of the skirt, shaped in graduated length from front to back, is also headed with a lace ruching. 1* me white lawn batiste was the material se lected for the model. Divided Skirts Again. Another modiste, a maker of tailored t,>n tnents, recommends the modified divided petticoat because it permits a graceful car riage since its folds will not impede the |iB.ire In walking. One of the models of th\s skirt was of the new pompadour silk plentifully flowered with pale blue and trimmed below with two deep flounces of frosty lace. The skirt was cut in eight pieces two for the front, two for the sides, two f-.r the back and two small circular sections t.. form the yoke in front. Nain sook surah, lawn or batiste appear to ex celleut advantage in this divided sk.rt, al though it is only fair to warn those who think of adopting it that it IIs V? cause manv difficulties for the laundress who is compelled to iron it. White si k. which requires no ironing, is the most ae siraMe stuff for a petticoat of this type. cambric skirts trimmed with \andyked flounces headed with bands of insertion anil orn imental boniers wrought from the same insertion are pretty. Cambric trimmed with a deep tucked flounce garnished with lace Miiil insertion is another variety <>t the wash skirt The handsomest of the cambric pet ti, oais shows a flounce comprising half its depth and composed of vertical insettings Uaped Insertions alternated with tucked sections of cambric Another design shows a skirt ornamented with a narrow \ an dvked flounce of cambric and lace headed bv a wide band consisting of diagonal strips of lace and cambric tuckings. Lace flounces are exploited on high-priced lingerie. Nar row. deep and medium-sized flounces are utilized on the same skirt. A novelty in troduced is the use of a band of Insertion bet ween each flounce, a marked space being allowed to intervene. Laces and Ribbons. Swiss embroideries and Valenciennes and torchon laces are* the most admired trim mings for underskirts. When ribbons are applied in any shape the washable satin quality is preferred. The camisoles combined with these white petticoats match in pattern the trimming upon the skirts R.ichings applied to the bust give a flare to flat-chested figures, while a bolero edged with a frill and cov ered with an inserted pattern in lace is re garded as the most effective finish for a thin figure. , , . Petticoats of the non-washable type are made of taffetas, surah, brocades, glace K.lk moreen, mercerized sateen and black mohair The silk and cotton skirts are trimmed according to taste, the simpler trades b<-ing adorned only with three or four narrow flounces or a deep, plaited flounce finished off with a narrow, ruffled one A stiff cording about the knees pre serves the shape of the cheaper skirts. Kvery well-dressed woman should own at least one silk skirt. Resides this, she ought to have a moreen one for ordinary wear, and several of the washable sort for ?>est towns and wash frocks are advisable. It is better to economize In some other way than to endeavor to do so with petticoats. The bcautv of the French woman's toilet is that it is Just as dainty and complete un derneath as it is outside. The Open Mesh Weaves. Open mesh fabrics are among the pret tiest of the season's offerings. A wool canvas in silver gray made up over gray taffeta is one of the handsomest of the spring model gowns. It is very simple in construction, the waist with the dip in The Shepherdess Style for Easter. front, which is characteristic of the season, having no other decorations than those af forded by some appliques of gray silk and smartly stitched seams. The skirt is com pleted with a circular graduated flounce finished above and below with half a dozen narrow plaits. The seams of the skirt are stitched, and a girdle consisting of plaited silk is shaped to the figure Just below the waist line. A short, round yoke of lace over silk falls from the lace and the silk Collar at the throat. The sleeves are quite plain except for the appliqued design of silk which matches the pattern upon the bodice. A narrow, pointed cuff affords the finish at the wrist. The popularity of ruffles has Ud dress makers to devise new "ways of using them. One of the innovations is the placing of them upon the skirt as far apart as space and good taste will allow. On a recently designed evening frock of fine meshed brussels net three narrow frills occupied two-thirds of the depth of the skirt, owing to the manner in which they were applied? one and a half times the depth of each frill being allowed between them. The skirt was made with a yoke of Italian laCe em broidered in silver, the lace being set into the bodice above the waist line to suggest AN EASTER LACE GOWN. a ceinture. while a draped fichu of mous seliue ?le soie was'arranged above a shoul der ruffle of the net. The sleeves, reaching not quite to the elbow, were completed by narrow frills embroidered in sliver. Stitched Scrolls. The sameness of effect imparted by lace trimmings is varied by the use of stitch ings put on spring gowns in scrolled or straight lines. These may be adopted even with filmy evening dresses, as they impart a fetching aspect to almost any frock at the slightest expense for trimmings. With the new pompadour silks this decoration is seeu to particular advantage, the bands be ing of a shade to match some touch of color in the flowers. White cloth gowns are to be among the spring's most cherished types. For sev eral seasons the white cloth frock has been favored, but for the spring and sum mer of lt>02 it will have a more decided following. White may be renovated so thoroughly and so easily?a little benzine applied with a sponge will remove finger marks and the lighter stains?and looks so much better than a colored dress when it is returned from the cleaner's hands that many women who have hitherto rejected white cloth costumes on the score of economy are discovering their mistake. Dull other tints of lace and cloth are utilized in decorating some of the most up to-date white frocks. One of broadcloth made with a long, deep Louis XV coat was | strapped with stitched bands of ocher ' cloth, which covered darts and seams, al ; lowing the white fabric to form loose box ! plaits below the waist. A crossed girdle ; >>f velvet was drawn from underneath the j impression of a short waistcoat. Over the shoulders fell a Vandyke collar of chjth edged with lace motifs. Vandyke Lace Cuffs. The sleeves were very full ones of the bishop order, and were covered a.1 the wrists by pointed Vandyke cuffs of lace. A lace scarf knotted about the throat dropped daintily over the coat and formed two lines ot flowing white reaching almost to the skirt. The large carved ivory but tons gave a touch of color to the jacket; otherwise, save for the lines of ocher stitching, the costume was of spotless white. White cloth indoor gowj^s as well as gowns for street wear are made as simply as art can devise. White silks, lawns and mulls also follow this rule, making a striking contrast to the richly decorated white frocks of last year. Plaitings, foils and st'tchings have taken the place of lace. CATHERINE TALBOT. Pure Air at Home. Home-made pine air, equally as benefi cial for persons with lung or throat trouble as the genuine product, has been introduced by an Ingenious inventor. His object was to bring the balm exhaling pine woods to the patient when It was Impossi ble to take the patient to the woods. In this lie seems to have succeeded. He has Invented an apparatus that acts on the principle of a heating furnace. Inside the furnace layers of pine wood are alternated with layers of a slow-burning material. When the fire is introduced and the furnace closed, the mass smolders for weeks. The vapors emanating from the burning pine are caught in a tank, cleansed thor oughly. and the purified vapor is conducted through pipes to rooms all over the build ing. The vapor is said to have an invigorating effect on those who inhale it and seems to have all the qualities of the air from the pine forest. In purifying the vapor a liquid is ob tained which is said to have a very heal ing effect when applied to bruises and sores. Novel Methods of Cooking Eggs. It is only the stupid cook who Imagines that boiled, baked, poached, scrambled and fried eggs, together with an occasional omelet, represent the entire culinary possi bilities of this nutritious food. There are a hundred novel and delicious ways of serv- . ing eggs. Here are several suggestions suf ficiently unique to be interesting: Egg Flip?Take hillt a cup of milk, half a cup of barley water (made from prepared barley and strained), two or three pieces of loaf sugar. Boll and pour on a well-beaten new-laid egg, beating all the time. Put a tablespoonful of brandy into a basin and peur the mixture on It, still beating it. This will be found a ifiost nutritious meal for a delicate invalid. Eggs a la Sultane?Beat together th? olive oil and a full dessert spoonful of any good chutney to taste and pour this when well mixed on to a fireproof dish. Break four eggs, on^ at a time,.very carefully on to the sauce and place the dish in a moder ate oven till the eggs are set. Serve Very hot. , Egg rissoles and tomato sauce are ex ceedingly good.?-Boil six eggs tlll'very hard. Then throw theip into cold water and re move the shells. Takeout the yolks and place them in a mortar. Add to them two ounces of breadcrumbs which have been previously soaked in milk, a teasponnful of fine minced onion, a teaspoonfu! of minced parsley, pep per and salt to taste and one ounce of but ter. Pound all together until they be come a stiff paste. Then add the whites of the eggs chopped small and mix thorough ly. Bind with the yolk of a well-beaten egg. Shape into rissoles, dip in egg and breadcrumbs and fry in boiling fat till of a light golden brown hue. Take out quickly. Drain carefully on clean kitchen paper, dish up on squares of crisply fried bread or buttered toast, pour a little tomato sauce round the base and serve at once. Do not attempt to fry too many at once, or the i fat will be chilled and the rissoles spoiled in consequence. Time for cooking and preparation is from thirty-five to forty minutes. Modes in Coats. The Russian bolero is happily still with | us and lik?>ly to remain for the present; | but, contrary to last se;ison's decree, it is being supplemented in many instances with little basques, the smartest of which are those starting from the hips to the back, and even short coattails, thus bringing it nearer to the original garment from which it takes its name, at the same time reveal ing the trend of Dame Fashion's affections I toward a longer coat. In spite of the dead set which women of short stature are making against it the advent of the tight-fitting three-quarter coat is perceptible on all sides. Whether its reign will be a long one or whether popular prejudice will evict it early in its career is still in "the lap of the gods," but at present it threatens to reign supreme. In some instances a deep basque is seam ed on to the waist line and put in in full English Amazon and Easter Black Hat. plaits stitched securely down half way, but in spite of the undeniable smartness of this style it is one which requires an exceptionally good figure to carry it off. Velvet, of a deeper shade than the ma terial, and braid are both much used as trimmings, and there is a tendency with some dressmakers to outline the coat with a band of one or the other in place of pip ing. Other welcome innovations ate the silk cords twisted or knotted and the em broidered silk buttons of the late seventies. New Tints of the Moment. ? Red tones are conspicuous in the win dows, but comparatively few smart women affect this color, and it is more generally worn by young girls and children. Every effort is made to revive green as a fashionr able color, but very little will be worn in cloth and woolen fabrics, although it is accepted to some extent for evening gowns. A delicate tint of lettuce green or lily leaf, as it is also termed, is too attractive to be overlooked, and it is extremely smart in combination with a bright dahlia or psmna violet tint. Both the pink and the red coral tones are fashionable, and a very greenish turquoise is employed as a relief coloring to violet and mulberry hues. A Word on Oloves. It you have not a small hand, do not wear white gloves, however fashionable they may be. Pale gray or cream kid gloves are more becoming and are equally well worn in thg evening. With black you may even wear black for an evening, and noth ing is more becoming than a plain black Swedish kid glove. It may also be worn on even the most dressy occasions. A millinery novelty Is a wreath of mag nolia blossoms in alternate black and white, with slightly decayed leaves. Fixing Up Furniture and China Fractures. ?ft U I EASY WAY FOR IT A RECIPES FOR MAKING GLASS ADHERE. V How Two Women Tried and Succeeded With Household Break downs. I Writto'i for The Evening Star. Preparatory to beginning the spring cleaning the housekeeper surveyed the year's breakages with despair. The china and glass ware had been hustled away into the hall closet, where It stood on shelves drearily overlooking an array of damaged chairs and tables. "I suppose," said she, "all these will have to be sent to the attic, although it does seem a shame that they should be thrown away; some of them only slightly injured, too, and all of them so useful! I Can't think how we can afford to replace them just at present." "Yes'm," assented Mary Jane, the maiu Of all work, exhibiting only a stolid inter est in this wreckage, which she knew she had been largely instrumental In accumu lating. "Mend It," suggested a lady living next door who happened to be coming In the hall door with the neighborly object of request ing a loan of the last month's magazines. "Do you suppose," the troubled house wife queried~-"do you suppose it's worth while?'' "Dear me. yes; anything Is worth while if you will only look at it in the proper light," the caller declared. "Why, I've fixed up china that was smashed into frag ments. And perhaps," peeping into the junk closet, "It may make Mary Jane more careful If she has to help put this Into shape agnin. It was an excellent idea to store it away here. I always have my pantry reserved for such flotsam and jet sam." Mary Jane tossed her head haugfitilv and murmured something hinting that she ever exercised a tireless vigilance in preserving all that passed through her hands. No body paid any attention to her, while the neighbor went on: "I'll tell you what to do: Carry this stuff down to the la.undry this afternoon, and if you will lend men the last number of The Bon Ton magazine I'll come in later and give you the benefit of my advice. I can't rest, though, until I finish the last install ment of that lovely psychological serlaJ, "To Spank or Not to S[>auk; the Dilemma of the Duchess Jane." A Forlorn Looking Row. That afterhoon, when the next door neighbor had whetted her curiosity with the assurance that the Duchess Jane, care ful mother, advocated spanking by proxy, *he came in to look over the furniture and china. The former stood along the wall in a pitiful row, and the latter was forlornly ranged on the top of the station ary washtub covers. "We'd better begin with the china." the neighbor advised, assuming at once the attitude of a great general directing while others do the work. "Mary Jane must faithfully wksh the china, taking the greatest caro that she scales off none of the broken edges. I think shed better let the pieces soak for awhile in warm water and afterward place them in soapy water which contains a strong solution of soda; then brush the sharp, broken edg?s with a stiff, soapy brush. After that she must rinse them in clear water and allow them to dry thoroughly near the fire or in the . sun." While the broken ware was drying the cement was made. "If we mix it ourselves it will cost so much less," the thrifty neighbor advised. The recipe called for two drams of isin- J glass to be left in water until it was soft. It was then placed In a pot, which was put in a saucepan of water and held over the fire till the isinglass was quite melted. One dram of powdered gum mastic was dissolved in a little alcohol; the latter was added in small quantities until the gum was of the consistency of cream. A dram of powdered gum ammoniacum was added to the mastic, and the whole was strained through muslin. This was to be added in drops to the isinglass, stirring well all the time, until it became thin, like mtlk and water. Mends China and Glass. This mixture served for mending both china and glass. It was applied to the edges of the broken ware while the pieces were still warm from the fire. Only enough cement was put on the china to secure It in place, and when the plate or vase was mended it was supported so that the frag ment could not fall off. Elastic bands, bandages of twine or linen or supports con sisting of several books laid to hold them in place were devices for securing the broken sections until they had dried. The rehabilitation of china broken into several pieces was the work of several days, for only one bit could be added to the main portion at a time. Each day another piece would be put on, until all had dried in place. Broken furniture received attention after the china and glass. To put it together a glue pot was improvised. It was only an empty jam pot placed in a pan of boiling water. Glue, be It known, may not be sub jected to the direct heat from a fire for fear of burning. The glue was a delicate, amber colored substance of the best qual ity, for the supervisor of the mending said that the poorer and cheaper kinds were too evil smelling to be tolerated. Each cake of the glue was wrapped in a cake of muslin and then powdered with a hammer before it was sifted Into the inner pot. It waa then covered with water and the inner pot filled with boiling water to dissolve It. The glue was kept at an even temperature over a gas fire until the mending was done. The surfaces of the wood to be united were first cleaned, and when the glue was sufficiently dissolved and the experienced eye of the lady from next door had discovered that the mixture was neither too thick nor too thin the broken parts of the furniture were brushed over with glue and pressed togeth er. In order that they might not come apart while drying they were held firmly In place by supports or bandages. Different Touch for These. Broken chair back's and broken chair and table legs requjred different treatment. The chair leg was bandaged or chair was laid on its back so that the floor would sup port the broken part. ? The mending experiment was a success because the neighbor had learned by experi ence some of Ihe difficulties that beset the inexperienced^' Among these is the tise of glue which is too thin or too old. Every layer of old Tglue' vsas carefully scraped away so that.'the OfW coating might be put on n*xt to the grain. Small splinters were removed with a sharp knife. With a saw, a plane, a clawhtunmer, a quarter inch chisel and a glue pot, the mending outfit was complete.*1 >s In a day or two, when the furniture had dried, the pieces were gone over with pol > ish or touched up with varnish or stains, according to needs. Even the Old Tins. Some pieces of leaky tin and granite ware had been stowed away, and the sugges tion was made that with a piece of solder these could be once more made serviceable. A cheap soldering Iron, & file, an old knife and some emery paper comprised the out fit for this work. Each piece to be soldered was washed and allowed to become perfect ly dry. The space about the leak was then rubbed with emery paper and the knife until it waa^right. The solder waa then applied, and when the hole was filled the rough parts were smoothed away. When the menders had spent two or three afternoons at their work, they possessed a collection of mended china, furniture and glass and tinware that represented many dollars of value. POISE Ofc HIGH HEELS. How to Minimize Injury Arising From Fashion's Decree. From the Philadelphia Times. Muscles well developed and vitality at its best are needed td sustain the fashionable poise of today with the easy grace that conn's the accomplishment without effort. Fashion decrees high heels and a forward bend at the hips in walking. If you must bow to fashion, do so with every precaution for health and comfort. I do not advocate high heels; yet there are exercises to strengthen the ankles and muscles of the feet and legs, thereby, alleviating the gen eral injury of high heels. The first requi site is a shoe of such shape that you may walk or stand on the balls of your feet without pressure on the heels; for to walk gracefully on high heels, you must be inde pendent of the heel. The exercises necessary to attain these results are: In the house practice walking on the toes, barefoot, dance, jump, run?but keep the heels high off the floor. Relax the muscles frequently, and if too weak to sustain you any length of time you will have to practice raising the heels, with the knees unbent, anil let ting them down at two-second intervals, until you have strengthened the muscles on the back and lower part of the legs and the muscle's of the feet. When able to stand on the ball and toes of either foot, extend the other straight out in front of you, to the side, and behind you, without losing your balance. You may be sure of your ability to handle gracefully anything in the way of heels. I^et the heels touch the ground in walking, but do not bear you weight on them. To get the right poise and sustain it easily you should have good control of the abdominal muscles. A simple exercise for that purpose is to inhale deeply, then draw the abdomen in strongly, forcing the chest up and out. Practice this movement until you finally are able to sustain the chest in proper position continu ously. and to keep the stomach from pro truding even while breathing easily and walking briskly. In practicing the move ment do not retain the breath too long. If the chest does not come up easily place the thumbs under the arms and inhale strongly as you circle the elbows up, back and down. Exhale as you finish, but do not drop the chest. If the muscles are well developed, with vitality at its best, Fashion's decrees can have no terrors. Tea Gowns. . There is one garment which all women are feeling strongly about at the moment, and that is the really ideal tea or lounge gown. There is nothing so delicious after a day's hard exercise as to get quickly in to a garment in whieh one feels one's best. The contrast between the hard lines of a tailor-made and the beautiful lights and shades of a tea gown appeals to every wo man with the true sense of beauty. Velveteen is an excellent material for a tea gown for the economical. Liberty vel veteen in soft shades really hangs better than velvet, and remember, a tea gown to be successful must "hang." Nothing is more lovely than the new tones of cerise and tomato, purples and grajs and pale greens. Very effective are the Japanese siiks turned back with revers of contrasting colors. For extra warmth a quilt lining can be added. Another inexpensive fabric is white cashmere, interlined with nun's veiling and prettily trimmed with lace and hanging stoles of the .silk and a girdle of gold or embroidery. The tea gown admits of many possibili ties, but it must always be draped by a master hand. Altogether it can he a mys terious picture evening frock of glorious crepe de chine, oriental lace, chiffon and everything that the luxury-loving nature of the woman of fashion desires. For the Economical Woman. Many women who dress smartly and go out a good deal have very little use for actual evening gowns pf the ordinary de collete type, but manage with blouses of the elaborate transparent kind and skirts of similar coloring. These are smart enough for dinners at restaurants and for the average invitation dinner or for theaters and concerts, and even with moderate pin money one or two garments of this descrip tion cannot be termed extravagant, as they are quite suitable for smart summer wear. The old time contemptuous allusions to "ready-made" skirts no longer have weight, since our best houses have produced skirts made in their own work rooms from the newest models. When of net. lace, crepe de chine and other soft textures and the cor rect length and waist measures are ob tained, the skirt is generally a good tit when worn over a well-cut slip, and every smart woman is certain to have two or three of these in her wardrobe. The very inexpensive skirts are not ad visable either In black or white, but a good black skirt can be bought for from $10 to $20, and this will bear daylijrht. The amount allowed for the bodiee is usually sufficient for long sleeves as well as thu low bodice, and if made with tiny sleeves and a low neck long sleeves can be put in for the summer and the neck filled in with a lace yoke. The long sleeves can be put into a silk slip quite tight fitting and the material cut away from the low bodice will form vest fronts, with a high yoke and collar band of lace a jour, and over all a smart finish could be obtained with a bolero of lace or embroidered net. Where there is not much use for the real evening gown it Is wise to plan out the summer bodice when buying the skirt and avoid such as will give the impression of a renovated evening gown. Made a Difference. 4 From titm. She?"I can't possibly get my gown for less than 9175, dear." He?"But there's Mrs. Rounder. I'll bet she doesn't pay any such price." "But her social position Is so much more secure than ours." STYLESJ_ VOGUE Hair Will Be Worn Low on the Neck. SUITS NEW HATS GAINSBOROUGH RINGLETS AND LADY TEAZEL CURLS. Jeweled and Chenille Nets Are Reviv ed for the Ad vanced. Written for Tin* Krenlng Star. The fashion of dressing the hair well at the back and evt-n low on the nape has come in to stay, and in consequence nine tenths of the women are studying as to how much false hair is needed to achieve the prevailing mode. A couple of lessons at the hairdresser's will serve to teach any ordinarily intelli gent woman how to do unaided at least two or three of the new twists, and with this arrangement how to give the head the air of compact neatness upon which every American woman insists. The importance of knowing how to comb your hair in a I good rtar coil or height is made impressive by the spring hats. All the shapes are cut. bent and trimmed to harmonize with the hair when dressed low. and the woman who says she won't put her hair down is grand ly disciplined when she finds that her new hat won't sit on so long as her hair la pinned up. Gainsborough Ringlets. A big, three roll, or a big winged eight is the most satisfactory arrangement the coif feurs have yet arrived at. For the morn MUSCAT AIBE HAS CHOICEST OF EASTEB, IDEAS. T the roll is unadorned, save for occa s nal adornm?nt pins; with afternoon dress clusters cf little corkscrew curls are tucked in behind the ears, to make way, in the evening, before long Gainsborough ringlets that hang upon the bare shoulders. When two extremely long curls are drawn forward on either side of the neck they are appropriately ealitd I^ady Teazels, and not infrequently the hair is given a dash of powder to accentuate the eighteenth cen tury quality of tti's style. It was almost inevitable, with the low ar rangement of the hair and the waterfalls of curls, that the nets of 184JO and there abouts should come back to favor. Women first began to wear them as a joke, but now they have accepted them In earnest, and invisible nets, nets of silk, with chen ille spots, and nets of beads, are multiply ing with a mas In g rapidity. A net, for two sound reasons, is almost necessary with the new coiffure. It is required to keep the bulky mass of back hair taut and neat, and when ? paucity of natural cheveture Mnp a quantity of fslse braids and switches Into requisition the net assists in holding these securely in place. The virtues or a net were well illustrat A NEW STYLES FOR DRESSING THE HAIR LOW ON THE NECK. i 9nly the other day in a street car, which was crowded with well-drcsstvl w > men, nearly all of whom were coiffured and netted in the latest fashion. Wh.-n one smart damsel left her corner seat and tripped out. nobody noticed in the hustie that she had on no net, and that tier back hair looked curiously blank and uniinishcd. No sooner had she left than a strap hold er hurried to secure the cozy corner, but with a cry of horror she drew back; there in the vacant seat lay what seemed to b?- .1 dusky serpent coiled r? ady to strike. Tim other women shrieked in sympathy, then the conduetor looked in and courageously investigated the trouble. With a brutal masculine grin he plu< k? d from the scat, not a serpent, hut a very expensive, very long and very silky switch of dark brown hair, which had slipped its moorings in thn head of the late occupant of that seat, and gliding down her ha< k had fallen Into ser pentine coils behind her. The moral of this harrowing st,>ry is, wear a net when you are obliged to us.? false hair, and then no such accidents can happen. Hair Scarfs. Some women, who don't wear jeweled or chenille nets in the evening, have found almost as much comfort in the use ()f fm ciful hair scarfs. These are made of chif fon. silk muslin, liberty tissue, oriental gauze, etc., twisted with ropes of pearls, or caught to the hair behind with jewel, d clasps, and then brought forward and the ends fastened just above either tempi* with begemmed brooches. The effect is decidedly coquettish, and the scarf is al ways so arranged that it serves as a rein forcement to any superimposed puffs or braids. Some of the most prominent hairdressers are actively pushing the use of pearl Juliet nets. These are round or diamond shaped. They tit on the crown of the head. and. i 11 some cases, a point of the net will come forward to the forehead and there branch up In the form of pearl butterfly wings. A great many women have looked askance at the tiny, three-cornered bead and che nille nets that are to be pinned directly on the top of the head. They are to be worn by day. and their utility is not far to seek. Since all the bulk of the hair has been drawn down to the back of the head th re is literally nothing to which the hat crown can be pinned, in order to hold It tlrm. If, however, a tiny net is first made fast t > the top of the head and the hatpins th? n caught through its meshes a gale of wind will be required to unseat the pretty pl< ? of millinery or knock it even askew. If one's hat Is removed after a breezy walk no unsightly device for holding it on th- n appears, for the little pearl or bead-strung caps are distinctly ornamental and in som?* cases most becoming. MIL.LIOENT ARROW PC) I NT. At the Literary Reunion. From the Chicago Tribune. "Miss Flyppe," said the hostess, "permit me to present Mr. Ilogg, author of those clever lines on 'An Arctic Courtship,' whicii appeared In the Gulf Stream Magazine last month." "1 am glad to meet you, Mr. Hogg." said the young woman. "Pardon the question, but is that your real name?" "Certainly," he teplied, bristling up. "Did you think it was niy pen name?" A NEW DISCOVERY MADE BY A MAN IN ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA George C. Eldridge Finds Something Which Many Consider to Be Ketter Titan Gold?His Statement. There is much talk In the town "f Allegheny, Pa., over the discovery made l>y Mr. George ?'. Eldridge of fhnt place. After a long search to* has found something better than gold. In a recent Interview he says: "Yes, I have made what I consider to lie an im portant discovery. To tell you alnnit it 1 mu.st start at the beginning. "That was a number of years ago," he eon tinned. "The nature of my work forced me to very Irregular with my meals, and that, together with a general misuse of my stomach, brought on ncr I ?us dyspepsia. My trouble commenced with Moat ing, constipation, and this was accompanied with j pain in the hack and stomach. I suffered with shortness of breath and palpitation of the heart, sleeplessness and an absolutely miserable feeling at all times. About three years ago I had an at tack which confined me to my bed for three weeks and times without number after that I was obliged to give up. My kidneys also became affected and caused me considerable trouble. "Four different doctors attempted to cure me, but they gave me only temporary relief. I became utterly discouraged. Then I tried I?r. Williams' I 'ink Pills for I'ale People. Relief came in about a week, and at the end of four ui<>nths I was entirely well. "I can only say that I l?elleve I owe my life to Dr. Williams' Pink 1111s, and can And no words to express my thanks for what they have doue for me. Better than gold Is but mild praise far tbem. Everybody who knows me remarks the wonderful change. I can eat anything now, sleep like a child and do my work with ease. I do not need medicine any more, although I always keep Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People on hand." Mr. Eldridge lives at No. 235 Carroll street, and is but one of thousands who Always speak of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills in the highest terms of praise. They know whst this remedy will do. for they have used ft. It acta directly on the blood and nerves. This makea these pills invaluable not only for stomach trouble, bat also for such diseases as locomotor ataxia, partial paralysis. 8t. Titos* dance, sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism, nervous headache, the after-effects of the grip, palpitation of the heart, pals awl sallow complexions and ail forms of weakneas either in male or femala. Or. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People are sold by ?11 dealers, or wUl be seat poet pa id on receipt of price, fifty cents a bo*, or six boxes for two dollars and flfty cents (they are never aold la bulk or by the hundred), by addreaalag Dr. WUlUaaa Medicine Co.. Schenectady, X. T. Be ear* to get the gen uine; substitutes sever cared anybody. ?