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iewpoliv SHAWL-LIKE DRAPERIES LEND CHARM TO MANY NEW GOWNS BEAUTIFYING THE BACK YARD By KELLY, Paris. An exceptionally springlike creation is illustrated, and because of its delicate beauty it might fittingly be called spring time. A pale daffodil yellow is the foun dation for the mode, whose beauty is en hanced by the draping of white chiffon, . which veils its folds. This model shows I several of the newest tendencies in early : summer attire. The skirt with its draperies that re flect the influence of the pannier mode is decidedly wide, an effect that is ob tained by the softly draped folds in its center. The hem. too, bespeaks one of the latest style ideas, for it is arranged in extensive scallops. The corsage is designed from folds of the fabric, while the arrangement of the sleeves reveals an almost shawl-like dra pery on the shoulder. Indeed, in many of the smartest modes, shawl or cape like effects are often developed in filmy lace, cobwebby tulle, or even silk or satin of a flnc light-weight quality. The sash, too, which is still a prominent feature of the newest gowns, is draped aroimd the waist and loosely knotted in th<=* cen ter front. Circling the throat is a flare collar of fine silk edged with solitary pearls that reveal all the delicate tints of the rain bow. The hat that is worn with this crea tion Is made of fine milan in a pale ? ream shade. Pink plush roses and ears of gilded barley prove interesting trim mings when combined with the green ribbon. In the realms of headgear there are many pleasing ideas that* claim the at tention of the smartly dressed woman. Trimmings of lacquered ribbon in exten sive bows or rather cleverly fashioned ends are suggestive of the tapering wings of the crow. Black is undoubtedly the favored col or, although some very effective blues are also used. Many -Watteau hats are being worn, and these ar^ often richly elaborated with wreaths of field flowers. Sometimes great c!usters of vari-colored flowers are chosen and many fine ribbon pleatings show the diverse forms in which this quaint adornment may bf de veloped. Such hats are quite in keeping with the collars of book muslin that spread well over the ears. Many, however, are girded tightly around th** neck with a black taffeta silk stock, so that th#> flar ing white points become fragile pedestals for the ears. Some of the newest that are worn with ?smart gabardine dresses are cut in peas ant style and are drawn toward th?- waist line, where- they disappear beneath the folds of the gridle. Touches of color are introduced on THE DAILY MENU. BREAKFAST .Strawberries with Cream <*ereal Sweetbreads Buttered Toast Coffee DINNER Cream of Lettuce Soup ? eltry Salted Nuts Oyster Patties Wuarter Spring Lamb . Mint Sauce New Potatoes Asparagus Doucette Salad Strawberry Shortcake Coffee SUPPER Club Sandwiches Olives Shrimp Salad Toasted Wafers Salted Almonds Fruit * Cake Tea these by the addition of narrow bands of contrasting muslin. A really charming model worn with a blue dress trimmed with black satin was edged with a band of black muslin. .Separated by a narrow strip of the white, another fold of the black was invisibly stitched on the col lar. There is. of course, in this fabric a certain stiffness that lends a rather forma! air to these decorations and proves cjuite a contrast to the filmy ruf fles that have been favored for such a long time. iCopyright. 1014. by A. J. Kobier.) Dandelion Wine. Un two quarts of dandelion" flowers pour one quart of boiling water and let it stand all night: the next, morning strain it, and add three pounds of sugar and one lemon: then boil for half an hour. When* cool put it in the cask with a lit tle yeast spread on toast. It will be tit to bottle in two months. =BACKACHE!= SS In the case of women it 2 2 is almost a sure sign of Z | Sa weakened condition ofZ 2 the feminine organism. 55 2 DR. pimcrs 51 a Favorite Prescription 5 j 5! dm Tmtftmt of 1/pM Fmrtm) ~ ; 21 This famous medicine has been J5 1 ? recommended to womankind for over wmm mm forty year*. Thomands of women wmm ??J boor wflnm to its beneficial qualities. ??? S IT WILL HELP YOU! S eat I Bon Air "Little Farms" ? ?mntry f'haroi. City Oonv??iii j| Suitr \V?>odward buildin;;. |i TVW'phom* Main 1KI4. ji ofH. .? oj**n daily. Sunday and <-vr?nln>?s. rlf it's recorded we have it' Victor Records You Want I Hear You Calling Me?by John McCormack .. .$1.00 Mtaaet la Ci, %o. 2 (BrrtkoT?)?Mlarha Elnaa |l.0? Sari Waltzes? limitation. I.a Hriilaate 91.25 Castle Walk?Oar-Ntrp or Trot'. Kurnpe'n Orchentra ) Yoa're Here aad I'm Here Oae-Step (from "Latiffhlag Husband'*) \ <OC C'antle'i Lame Duck Walts. Kuropr'ii Orchestra ' Si/27? The Castle* la Europe?One-step I Attractive Demonstration Booths. First Floor. Complete Line of Victrolas, $15 to $200. F. G. Smith Piano Co., 1217 F St. i No matter how small a yard you have, I there are possibilities for making it a joy to yourself and to others. In the congested parts of a city imagine the pleasure of those who live on the third and fourth floors of a house or apart ment when they may look down upon a tiny spot of green! It tells them of the changing seasons; it rests thorn after a hard day's work: it stimulates them with hope: it refreshes them as nothing but a touch of beauty can. Occasionally one comes upon such a yard, even when the owner has neither much time or money to expend upon it. but much may be done where there is an inherent love for growing things. One particular garden had for its nucleus a great wistaria vine, which was strong and tenuous with age, and it glorified the backs of unsightly houses and shielded an alley from view. No passer-by on the street could sus pect the wealth of beauty that lay hid den behind the house. The little back lot was aglow with the huge purple flowers in full bloom, making the rickety I fence look picturesque. But this vine j had been lovingly tended, else it would j have long sinee fallen into decay, as had its neighbors. Another fence was made attractive by vines that clambered from boxes which were placed at measured distances along the yard. There was a narrow flower bed in the center of the tiny grass plot. Surely not a pretentious garden, but one that soothed the nerves at evening and made known to all the world that spring had come. Tomato Cans Put to Use. j Another unique fence that the writer ; saw was bedecked with tomato cans shorn of their flaring signs and painted green, and were nailed, in place along the top of a supporting post. From these hung trailing vines of morning glories and hops, draping the worm eaten fence with a green veil, j A backyard tree, even though it be j nothing more pretentious than the oft i despised ailanthus, is to be hailed with | delight. That much-maligned tree is by j no means sensitive, for it flourishes in I the most uncongenial surroundings?soot. 1 limited space and lack of sunlight and air do not seem to affect its growth at all. ! If a small court is paved remove the bricks along the fence and plant a border I of hardy plants or vines. Japanese ivy. j Dutchman's pipe, privet. Japanese quince, j barbery*, with its purple leaves, and YTir | ginia creeper are all hardy and can ac I commodate themselves to not too tine an i environment. The quickly growing morn j ing glories and moon flowers are very satisfactory substitutes while waiting for these others t6 grow luxurious. A Little Arbor. Sometimes a corner of a yard may be made charming by creating a little arbor whose crudity is soon covered with a honeysuckle vine.* These vines begin to grow green early and are among the last to lose color in the fall, and the fra grance of their blossoms is entrancing. All these simple, attempts at gardening need but little money, if you are willing I to give a little time to their care, but always remember that in making your selection to choose plants and vines that are strong enough to survive hardships and are not too attractive to insects. Hoots of hop vines may be had for a few cents; daffodil and crocus bulbs are very inexpensive and come to brighten an early garden. Nasturtiums. geraniums and golden slow are hardy flowers for later on. ? The subject of soil is. of course, an impor tant one. and it will pay thos<* who are able to get new soil, but if this is not possible street sweepings as a fertilizer has been used with success, and wood ashes are excellent. Of course, there is always the commercial fertilizer to be had. and one can buy a little of this at a time: especially is it necessary the first year. The earth should be dug up to a considerable depth and thoroughly mixed with the fertilizer, and it should be well loosened and raked so that the planting may be effective. MIkn Aune Rittenhouse Is in Pari*. All women are interested in fashions. Never before has there been such an array of wonderful colors and fabrics to ;be selected from as this spring. A great many of these originate in Paris, claimed, by Parisians at least, to be the real home of fashion. So Miss Rittenhouse lias been sent to the French capital, and she tells I just what Paris women are wearing and what American women will wear this summer. In her article Sunday she teils of the difference in prices between Paris and the United States, why some fashions and fads are originated in Paris and worn only by American wom en. why some styles are created only for French women. Miss Rittenhouse is jrecognized as one of the leading authori : ties on matters pertaining to women's ' dress, and this is one of the reasons why j the woman readers of The Star can de pend upon her predictions for the future. I In the feature section of next Sunday's i Star. THE \ Is increasing enormously \ Can we tell you the DEMAND ^ Reason Why? "A Trial Package will bring Enlightenment" "SALADA" CEYLON TEAS "ARE DELICIOUS TEAS" BLACK, MIXED BR NATURAL GREEN SEALED FA0KA6CS ONLY REFUSE SUBSTITUTES 01 Vernon Castle's announcement to the f public THE ROBERT C. ROGERS CO., ESi3 F Street The Only Store in.the City Dealing in VICTROLAS, RECORDS, ETC., EXCLUSIVELY CASTLE HOUSE 26 EAST 46TH STREET NEW YORK March 2, 1914. THe superiority of the Victor and Victor Records is so apparent that Mrs. Castle and I, after a thorough trial of other sound reproducing instruments, have decided to use the Victor and Victor Records exclu sively at Castle House. Mrs. Castle and I find the Victrola practically indispensable, while the quality cf music it supplies during class work is so satisfactory that our pupils are as en thusiastic regarding the Victrola as we are ourselves. I also take great pleasure in announcing that I have given to the Victor Company the exclusive services of the Castle House orchestra for the making of dance records, and also that I will personally superintend the making of Victor Dance Records. Wholesale and Retail. Phone Main 7448. .... rasw i I GEO. B. KENNEDY, Successor to SANDERS & STAY/HAN CO Foil] Lime VICTROLAS and Selected RECORDS Everything in our Victor Department is BRAND-NEW. 1327 F Street N. 9 I I I ? 9. e 9 I V ictrolas, $15 to $200 ?a stock that's equal to every demand?all the new models ?sold on < the most attractive terms. New Victor Records The most complete library of Records in the city?all the latest and most popular selections. The Largest and Best Equipped Victor Departmenf in the City. O. J. De Moll & Co., . "Specialists in Player-Pianos," 12th and G Streets $|9.50 'We Fulfill Our Promises." I?. F. Droop & Sons' Co. For This Price We W ill 1' urnish A Genuine Hornless Victrola And 12 Selections (6 Double-face Records) of Your Own Choosing. No Home Complete Without a J ictor. Other Styles, $29 to $250. We Maintain the Best Victor Service in Washington. DROOP, 1300 G Street. ; ? sx-' xv.vs' >. -n "Just As You Step in Off the Street." The Largest and Handsomest Victrola Department in This City A Complete Stock of V i c t r 01 a s, $15 to $200. Every Record Made; and Every Record A fresh New Record. D.G. PFEIFFER'Vlce Hue if the KNABE PIANO Pres.-Mjr. 1212 G STREET Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle, teachers and great* est exponents of the modern dances, use the Victor exclusively and superintend the making of their Victor Dance Records. Foster's For "Everything Musical." Most Convenient Victrola and Record Service In the City. Foster Building, .1330 G St. TODAY'S HOUSEHOLD AFFAIRS By Mary Lee. To Launder Lace Curtains. The difficulty in washing lace curtains is to keep them in shape and to avoid tearing thein. They -will not bear rub bing. Therefore the dirt. must be re moved by soaking and gentle sopping. Fill a tub half full of tepid water, to which add a half pound of soap dis solved in two quarts of water and two tablespoonfuls of borax dissolved in a quart of boiling water. Shake the dust from the curtains and put them lo soak in the water over night. In the morning half fill a tub with hot water, to which add a tablespoonful of dissolved borax and enough dissolved soap to make good suds. Sop the curtains from the water in which they have been soaking. Squeeze the water from them and put in the hot suds. Sop and squeeze them in Ihis water until all the dirt has been pressed out. then rinse them in clear water until there is no trace of soap or dirt. Squeeze them as dry as possible and spread on the grass or hang on the line to dry. For those who do not care for curtains in the summer they may now be packed away. They may be taken out in the fall and starched and fastened into a frame, or if they are to be rehung the present season they may be starched right away. Tf there is no frame cover a mattress with a clean sheet and pin the curtains down, or a sheet may be laid on the floor and the curtains stretched into shape and pinned down. Fine lace curtains should not be made too stiff, but the coarser the lace the more starch will be required. The stiff ening may be of starch, gelatin or gum arabic. Borax helps to hold the stiffen ing in starched materials. If it is de sired to give the lace an old look dip the curtains in tea or coffee after the last rinsing, cr the stiffening may be col ored with tea-, coffee or saffron. Coffee may leave an odor. Silk blouses?In these days when white silk blouses are so popular it is well to know how to launder them. They should be washed in warm water ami soapy suds. The water must not be hot or the silk will become yellow. Rinse well in warm water. Spread the waist on a heavy Turkish towel and roll it up. When the waist is half dry iron with a mod erately hot iron. Then the garment will iron much better and there will be fewer wrinkles than if it were sprinkled after ward. If the iron is hot it will make the silk yellow. THE EVENING HOODS OF CAROLINE REBOUX BY ANNE RITTENHOUSE. Special Correspondence ??f The Star. PA HIS. April 5. l!?14. Caroline Reboux has invented an even ing hood that has great charm. She gingerly showed it to two American wom en. and the one who bought It has prob ably loaned it to all her friends to be | copied. This is a trick of the American | woman which is so amiable that one j hopes she will never live it down. | There is nothing which the residents of a small town await with more interest than the return of one -of their members from Paris in order to borrow all her things for the patterns. It :s not possible to be exclusive. Therefore, by the time one evening hood of Reboux's has reached the states its like will be multiplied many times, yet it is worth while to gamble on the chance against it. The original is of black tulle, made double with a broad cuff turned back across the front. The sides and hack are slightly gathered into a neckband of nar row fur which fastens under the chin with a single'white gardenia. This, in a nutshell, is the hood for or oriental beading is Krone. In its plac? one sometimes sees a flicker of loos** white tulle thrown across the shoulder.-. The evening hood of whit*' tulle is vei v smart, however, and many fashionable women do not remove it until they a:* well seated at the play, for they are not loathe to let the audience see how well they look in their new head coverings. Evening- Hoods in Fashion. Reboux is not the only milliner who has brought out fanciful coverings fur the head that are like another backward glance Into the fashions of other days. The women who get in and out of their motors in front of the opera and the Opera Oomique wear voluminous shoulder capes with fancy hoods that remind one of the pictures in the family albums. Some are of their own devising; others are made by houses such as Reboux, Talbot. Paquin and Callot. The latter house is making quite a fea ture of these evening hoods as well as the thin capes that naturally go with them. It has turned out one quite ex pensive affair of yellow chiffon, white lace, brown fur and pink roses. The cape is transparent, very full at the shoulders and gathered to a deep cord below the waist line, from which hangs a full ruffle. The cap is quite large and has not the charm o: tin* one made by Reboux. It could only he worn by a young woman: when as the Reboux hood would go as well with white hair as with brown and be. as becoming to the fea tures of fifty as to those of fifteen. Evidently the scarf is entirely out of fashion as an evening accessory. < >ne sees it in fur but not in thin .materials. A smart American woman at the Opera Comique the other night wore a low gown of black tulle with an extra wide scarf of ermine slipping off the shoulders. With her black hair and huge gypsy earrings of diamond circles she presented a fair picture. But the ordinary scarf tissue or lace * ? POVT USE POISONOUS BICHLORIDE TABLETS. They are very dan gerous in every case they are used. Use the harmless powder TYREEfe Antiseptic Powder much safer as a hy gienic wash and for infected conditions. -r??\ .%<V* and $!.?*? a l?ox at all drug stores in the world, or at J. s. TV REE, Chemist. Inc., Washington, [>. c. i ot -i.i. I.IHK. WAN-ETA-COCOA Fall pound in a OP Quart <Uass Jar. ASK VOl H (iKO( EK James M. Denty Ilist rlbnter. 4H1-K.1 C Sf. \.W. The Favorite Breakfast Armours <fSTAR" Ham or Bacon, full of juicy rich ness, the result of the famous Armour "mild sugar ' cure, Broil, fry, or bake, and the flavor remains to the very last scrap.