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THE WASHINGTON TIMES, SUNDAY; SEPTEMBER 20; 1914.
GIRLS TO I SOUTH Fifteen Fall Fashion Notes V A JVUKJU i 1 i vl Jilp Mwl tlL og ' JgU&TJ5?1F jyrr M&k vSl IP Quiet Tones and Harmony in Color Designs Should Prevail AVERY acceptablere action is coming into the general scheme of home f jmisnings a reaction apainst too close adherence to any school or period of decoration. The daa in walls and floors, for Instance. s that their coverincs be more lilt" those rroduced by nature, namely, nat ural backgrounds with here and theri a. touch of color. Homes are made the settings of the indiidua!it!es of today, rather than copies of some defunct period or prince. Thus, in carpets the Oriental scheme is giving place to the Occidental. Gi eater taste is sure to be the re sult of such a reaction We aie re membirins. as one authority puts it. that "floors were intended to stay down, walls to stay back and ceillnus to stay up Floors are to walk upon: walls should be but background for pictures and peop'e." Walls and floors will not stay in place if covered win patterns that '"jump and hop" or with criers that ar too bright. Ceilings, too. will not stay up when heavier in effect than walls and floors The rule has an unlimited amplication. A reaction In taste has meant a re action in colorings. Quiet tones for the larger, spaoes, brilliant colors sparingly, is the rule to follow when home is to be made a place of rest and pence. Who can relax or feel cheer ful in e room of warring or excltm? tones? A one-color schemo or a har mony of contrasts may be followed. A mere variety of the tones of one color does not necessarily mean harmon . For instance, if crown is used, let the carpets, hansings. furniture, harmonize in tones of red brMvn. yellow brown or grav brown, not a jumble of them all. It is the same with contrasts, let each color lake something of the other into it. Thus, a room of red and blue, in purplish red and purplish blue has a subtle charm that a disregard of thlb line harmony would lose. Black and white is the newest Eu ropean idea in draperies and floor cov erings, novel and rather extreme, but a pleasant change from colored effects. In modest designs one could carry out th's scheme as a delightful background foi bright color contracts. Carpets To Walk On. Vivid yellow dndlions on a sreen l&wn that is. a natural backcround with bits of color is the artistl? car pet idea that we ere developing today. Carpets are becoming plainer, more to look like floors, after tho Euiopean idea of tiled effects. One merchant has gone so tar as to show a carpet 'n black and white like a marble floor. All-over carpets are coming to be the fashion able thing instead of rugs, although tho large rug is so established an element of household con-, cnlence that it can be frund to fit any room whatever the size. For bedrooms the washable rug is a sanitarv boon. When one is setting out to furnish a home In harmony, it is well to remem ber that wall papers, draperies, and carpets are made "to match'- In color and often in design. The merchant cui give valuable assistance in choosing if he knows exactly the sort of wall papers you have In mind, or what is the tone of your carpet. Draperies Soften. To soften and tone down the room the touch of drapery Is essential, espe ciallv window drapery, which If skil fully arranged can add to the width and height of any window. Fashionably speaking, window draperies tend to run clear to the floor. The delicate trans lucent mesh of madras, figured and jn stained glass effect, some of tho open- weave cotton draperies, the open-work machine embroideries that are more and more being used in household decora tion, break up the rays moat restfully into lights and shadowB. Figured stuffs, such as cretonnes and prints from Holland and Japan range from the demurest effects to all the warmth and color needed to brighten the dark walla of the bungalow. Phikll silk, plain nnd hroche: Punjab silk in rope effect; monks' cloth, a soft-clinging burlap-like stuff: friar's, cloister, and druid cloths, coarse linens, are among the newer weaves that an swer the demand for artistic draperies. The old-time Nottingham lace curtain has been vastly Improved, brought up to the standards of good taste that make It pleasing to the most fastidious- Attractive Kitchens. The flat of good taste extended to the kitchen ma help to solve a vital house-help problem. The decorative scheme may be Inexpensively charm ing la suggestive tones of flame and copper; In smoke-gray, fire-red. and cinder-black. Cheesecloth curtains and Setts, e . 1 anb UthSfcs.. A Rug Sale of Unusual Significance Once a season an important rug manufacturer places at our disposal his ENTIRE SAMPLE LINE OF RUGS ALL OF THE HIGHEST ORDER We place them on sale tomorrow, and those who secure these rugs will have a wonderful bargain. EACH HAS OUR FULLEST GUARANTEE Room Size, 9x12, Brussels Rugs, Choice, $12. Worth $16 and $18. 0 Room size, 9x12, Extra Axminster Rugs Choice, $15.65. Worth $22 and $25. 0fh k I ''A Wilton-Velvet Rugs, 9x12, Choice, $18.75. Worth $25.00. Wilton Rugs, 9x12, the Best Made. Choice, $27.50. Worth $35, and $37.50. Plenty of Semi-Room Sizes, S.3xl0.6. $19 Axminsters for $14.50. $32.50 and $35 Wiltons for $24.50. Axminster Rugs, 6x9, for $12.25. WjDiild be good values at SIS and S20. $9 to $12 Plain Rugs, $4.90. Wilton Chenille, Axminster, Band Borders in blue, red',, green, and mulberry. Size, 3x6 feet. MOLLY PITCHER RAG RUGS CLOSE TO HALF PRICE BY IA1G COTTON Genevieve Clark, Callic Hoke Smith, and Lucy Burleson Lead Movement. "Wear as many cotton garments as you can." This is the slogan of a movement in augurated by Misses Genevieve Clark, daughter of the Speaker of the House; Callio Hoke Smith, daughter of the Sen ator from Georgia: Lucy Burleson, daughter of the Postmaster General, and other Washington socioty girls to relieve the stagnation in the cotton market -occasioned by the European ar. Every effort will be made by tho lead ers of tho campaign to cause a great demand for cotton in America to offset the crisis caused tho American cotton market by the complete halt in exporta tion. The workers by propoting a "cot ton bargain week" to tho merchants of all American cities, during which cotton goods will bo sold at cut prices, hope to achieve tho unprecedented of causing 10,000,005 woman to crowd tho stores with a deluging demand for cotton. The campaigners will do everything In their power to develop styles In which cotton will bo used instead of silks and other fabrics. Their enthusiasm and tho practicability of the movement have given a thrill of optimism to tho cotton growers of the. South, who are facing ruin if something isn't done to remedy the stagnation of the market. The movement inaugurated by the young women Is really a part of the "buy- a bale of cotton" movemont, so heartily Indorsed by President Wilson, members of the Cablnot. and others of the country's leading men. Everywhere, the workers in the cam paign explain, tho store shelves are stacked wth cotton goods, which have been tossed aside for the more expen sive Imported fabrics dear to the heart of every' Rlrl, even In these days o" great financial uncertainty. The mills of the South have been shut down. The European export trade has been lost, at least temporarily, and there is no mar ket here for cotton goods. "Wear as many cotton garments as you can." 1. This hiph collar from Faris concedes a bit of an openinjr in front and makes a pert vest with inverted revets. Outlining it all and giving the smart touch of black and white is a wide moire ribbon. 2. Spanish comb is blond shell with green brilliants. 3. French brcoch embroidered in silk, safety pin at back. 4 and 12. Narrow ribbon watch fobs from Parte. The one set with gold and topaz, the other with rhincstoncs and bloodstone. 5. Paris novelty, hand-made brooch of ribbon, Jesign a basket of flowers. 6. Robe do nuic of Pompadour butterfly voile, one of the new chitfony stuffs that has become the fad in underwear. Made with a yoke, a straight-cut body, and held with a cord about the neck and sleeves, the exquisite garment is entirely self-trimming. 7. Parisian handbag of black moire, single strap handle, silver mountings and hand embroidery. 8. The cross idea is very fash ionablc. This is of red crystal set with rhincstones. 9. The new Oriental idea in neck chains, mads of beads and enamel. 10. Imported blouse of red and whitc-striped pussy willow taffeta, cut on very simple design with raglan shoulders, shows the ten dency toward tailored blouses. The feature lies in Hw vest of white pique made in one with the blo'tse. 11. Belt pin made of silk and beads in new Vienna art design, set in silver. 13. Brooch of Vienna origin in gilt, blue enamel and mother of pearl. 14. A bit of Paris neckwear in white handkerchief lmen with in sertions of val lace, showing de cided tailor tendency. 15. Spanish conib of dark shell set with rhinestones. TAKES BRIDE AFTER T TWO DAY COUR HIP washable rag rugs, a few pictures, plenty of chairs, high stools and low stools, lift this room from a place of drudgery to a dignified workshop. With a little cost the lights may be made adjustable, so that all the work may bo seen. Even tho dishes may be cho.tn with an eye to filling In the decorative scheme. The New Lighting. Add Immensely to the attractiveness of your home by diffusing the lKhts instead of focusing them on one point. Eye-s"traln will bo relieved and shad ows and outlines -will be softened, espe cially when amber lights are used. The new indirect lighting fixtures are re placing old-faBhloncd ones, making tho lighting problem more artistic and lass expensive. Much the same effect may be produced with less expense by fro'sted bulbs and globes, gelatine films, and glass-diffusing plates. There are various types of this indirect lighting suitable for all rooms from the kitchen to the parlor, and It Is to be recom mended as a blessing to the busy eyes and the tense nerves of today. Her Mother Was Visiting Bride groom's Parents When the Dispatch Came. NEW TORK. Sept 10. Basil Thomp son, of New Orleans and Chicago, was one stroke behind tho typical hero of modern fiction. Ho waited till the second time he met the heroine before ho mar ried her. But he was careful to explain afterward that he really decided tho matter, for his own part, on the first trip. The brldq-w-as Miss Rcbckah Brown, of Chicago! Her mother, Mrs. Moreau Brown, accepted the fact of the mar riage yesterday as if two-day courtships were everyday affairs in her family. One of the oddest features of the af fair was the fact that the bride's mother was visiting the bridegroom's parents in New Orleans when the "wed ding occurred In New York. In fact, until this spring Basil Thompson him self was about the only member of his own family who was not well acquaint ed with Miss Brown. She was a close friend of his older sister and had visited his home when he war away. Finally, a few months ago, he got tired of hear ing the rest of them sing tho praises of that wonderful Miss Brown. He managed to make one of his trips to New Orleans coincide with one of her visits. That settled him. But marriage lasts a. long while In some cases. The matter of congeniality In tastes was yet to be looked after. Cases are on record of engagements broken because one of the parties couldn't read Dickens. So, when the two met again, on Tues day of this week, they went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The mu sic season not having begun, pictures had to serve. They did. It took a few hours to get the necessary dispensation, Mr. Thompson being a Roman Catholic, and his bride a Protestant. But tne marriage was finally performed by one of the cathedral clergy. After the wedding a dispatch was sent to New Orleans, and the parental bless ing from both their houses came back before the wires cooled. Steenerson Sees End Of World's Militarism Congressman Steenerson of Minne sota who has returned to Washing ton after a trip to Europe, as a dele gate to the international peace con ference, said he was convinced the common conscience of the worht would soon compel abandonment of lilltarlsm. Mr. Steenerson spoke wlt .feelln? of the horrors of the struggle abroad. He declared he was glad to get home and the Union Station looked like a cathedral when he arrived. I'rliTH F.VLI, anil WITKIl CLOTHES ON CREDIT Qualities Hlch. Low. Term Ban J-. A Most Complete Stock of Stylish Clothes for Men, Women, Boys, and Children, Including all the fashionable Millinery creations and smart Gents' Furnishings on credit. In spite of the high quality of our goods, I charge the lowest prices and offer our patrons the easiest credit terms. D. ROSENTHAL 000 IMh. Street "V. v. Cor. nth nnd Eye St. Open Tntll n p. 31. I WORCH'S Annual September PIANO SALE Our Annual September Piano Sale affords an oppor tunity to purchase instru ments of quality at consider able reductions from regular prices an opportunity which is annually taken advantage of by prudent-minded per sons who realize quality and economy at one and the same time. We're listing a few of the Piano bargains. Let us dem onstrate that we have the in strument you want and at your price.' $350 Cable & Nelson ...-. . .$210 $450 Weber, fine condition. .;. -.-.- $160 $400 Chase, fine condition $130 $350 Regent, fine condition $170 $500 Lmerson, like new. ...,., $265 $500 Emerson, used 3 years $160 Sohmer, Emerson, Lauter, Regent, and Worch Player Pianos. Pianos for Rent. Rent applied if purchased. HUGO WORCH 1110 G St N. W. Worch Bldg W. 3&. 32oses $ Sons, "3Fni'OaVsSts 5 Annual September Furniture Sale Never Was a Sale So Replete With Money-Saving Attractions New home makers and those who wish to add to their collections of fine furniture will Mnd decided advantage in purchasing here. Furniture of "Moses Quality" at prices often paid for the ordinary kinds, should prove irresistible to the prudent buyer. Miscellaneous Bargains Well Worth While S400 Ten-piece Sheraton Mahogany Dining Room Suite Colonial Mahogany Dining Suite. Three Pieces. Special... S25.00 Golden Oak China $325 $113 $16 Cases YJv Si 00.00 Solid Mahogany Crystal $7 Cf Cases S72.75 Early English China S5 8. 75 Mahogany Colonial Dining Table $42.00 English Fireside Chairs -. S50.00 Three-piece Parlor Suites S25.00 Brass Beds $43 $21 $42 $12 S2S.00 Tuna Mahogany Dressers S 19.75 Golden Oak Toilet Tables $21.75 $12