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MOHAIR THE RAGE.
HAS EXTIRKI.Y REI'l. L CED BERGE FOR MEDIOI WEIGHT GOW.VS. GORGEOUS SUMMER LAWKS. Painted nnd Embroidered svltli Ever? Variety of Flower—ldeal Garden Party Costnnie*. PARIS. April S.—Although each day sees come new attempt to create a novelty for tbe coming season, there lo at present noth ing that can with confidence l»- Idel I the reigning fashion. It Is still Imp . to cay whethc- the sack-back coat 3 will please, or if we shall not continue to pre! to have the outlines of cur figure aci urately defined: of course. Ibis will depend greatly upon the figure to define, ard where soui i may delight In a tight-back, others will adopt the loose make. It Is this that the natural taste of tho Parlsiu:: II .;. :de. Here no fashion is adopted indlscrimln- I at"ly, the becoming is always largely .-■ ud- A GRACEFUL WRAP. led, and th* It one of the reasons that French women have the well deservej repu tation of knowing how t •em, c I. In | fact, being better dressed than the >ouitn of any other European > ountry. By tho term better I ao not mean more expen sively or more richly. 1 a«j speaking the eimple queal in ol taste. The subject that intermta nrct at present is the materi . tt will hi em ployed for the the couple of mom: botw. ;-j the • j nplete change uf the e«a*oi!s. «t; thi r< i no possibility of a dou >t. . : ■ . .!•.., rllky, •Übstantiai form, • -•«. ol ihe moment, and tnis y. -n in pr< -ading years, the tailor-maJe ( . .... enly accepter! walk'ng suit. Mohair (to return to the qoesWon of ma terial) will he extensively t or practi cal costumes, and will s ike t.« FOR THE LITTLE ONES :)iaca of serge. As tie season advances, al-! hms will make their appearance in all | neutral shades, and for summer wear 'hera wUI be nothing more elegant than linen, a .'i/eciea of lawn. These nuoaa are made lv C rani, rcse pink, pale blue ani a deep t! mg color. There are. however, two that: will be most used for dressy occasions, ; such as flower shows, garden part.en and I tbe summer races. Firstly, a white llnon embroidered and ' painted, half one, half the 'her. In colored ! flowers, the leaves and stalks painted, the ' flowers workel in s'lken thread of a non- | glc.vy appearance The effect of the raise! J buttercups, carnations aoi narcissus, such i ;ao I saw upon three linou dresses at one of the leading house* ia fhe Itue do ia Palx, was extremely good and not aa showy a* the description reads The second novelty in these lawns 1* in ■earn, with an incrustation on open worked it tern of a deeper tone, outlined with gold iread These, lawns are made up over Ilk foundations »f any color, and, not with landing the e'oiofit primitive simplicity f the material, constitute very elegant and rich telle.tes. Blouses will again be popular as the | j warm weather approaches, on condition that they be profusely trimmed with laeo and embroideries. ft ia only the plain j linen or silk blouse that will not find favor, j ' for the present, among us The Lutiis i Qulnze and Louis Seise bodices can only: j be made tn heavy brocades or Striped silks, j'lnd an '.Ulls, mcvi seine de scie, flowered j I nets, and all -.uch transparent materials will I-:- generally used in ihe manufacture ; of our summer drcpsee. It goes Without [ saying that Iho b'ouee is tho only form of i j bodice Hul:abie. Skirts will still differ from the bodices, | not only ar rogard-s the silk bodice and I I woolen skirt, or the satin ski-t and i fanqy blouse that * ia s for so> 'o'i£' been the horns dress of the million, but with re spect ti. evening toilettes there is ■ marked preference for colored satin Skirts and moussellne de sole or tulle bod.cea of a | ! different Shads. j • BEAUTY AND FASHION At * very (mart rt'jnio.i a f«w eTenir.gs r.BO. s.'me of tlic- <ires?es which were meat ftdmlrtfd were of v»lnute flowered designs upo.i •vhlte satin, tilth bodtcsj of pink, maize, or a delicate green tulle. aocojrdlng to the harmony required hjr (he color oi the flowers. Another lancvstlcn Is tht Introiuetlon ol plaited tulle at the sides tr.d bael; of the fl,Tt; gor,;e very afftctlya evening; skirts smart SPKINU c.\rz. ar? made of alterant" Diallings of tulle and lace over s;,tin, but for etout people this style should be avoided, as it gives 100 much width tc the figure. It ht a fashion wblcr. 1.; really only becoming to the elirr.cst cf women. Perfumes cf atl descriptions are exten sively used, almost to an intolerable ex tent I might say, but the women of tas:e dbtrltninate* a- to the quantity of her favorite eoent that can be used without offending l:er friends and acquaintances' olfactory ncrvci. Of course, a preai d»al depones upon the quality of the perfitme, and when ore boars in tr.ind that frsliion has decreed tuat to: enly our pocket hand- 1 kerchiefs, but - our gloves, veils, laces, even to the linings of our mantles shall be ,'rprcgnntcd with some subtle, pene tirt.rig perfume, i; Is easily understood thai we must bo supplied vit.i t'.ie best ; that ! b tc he procured. I have tried many | violets, carnations nnd socnt3 with unpro | nouneeable names, Japanese and others, j hut without finding one sufficiently deli cate for auch constant and liberal use. MADKUNH HARVEY. A New Vien nn Lnec Vienna guipure la the name of a new lac», W j •?*l r ln l! ' utolin;j i«-' stitch over fine cord. Tbe 'I 'sign Is traced on cambric—a very fine material in not necessary—and this is I tacked on enameled cloth, to keen the work , flat. The outlines of the design are run or stitched with coarse cotton or cream silk and I tbe buttonhole stitch ' n worked over this and over a couple of strands of One cord of thi-k , s.I«; cream silk Is used for th * ben' work and jit is the most effective. The whole of tho .design is then filled In with close rows of but* tohhole stitch, worked one Into the other, and the connecting loops are worked and inter • laced st the same tlrou. The different forms lin the design arc connected by loops that arc j I not worked into tho cambric, but lie over It, the cambriotbelng afterward cut away from , underneath. The buttonhole stitched ar-j I worked into the cambric ,o give firmness. Velvet ribbon is to be the most modish decoration for cotton and Hnen towns, and It win take tho shape of stocks, belts, bows and rosettes on tbe bedico, and many even Appear under very open !acc Insertions In bands on the skirt. Per bodice t-.»» throe I:i"h (, s lw the J width offered, and a trio of -tie no West colors' are sr. wondertul pit.k-Yto.et. a rich purple j called "eminence," and a Nazarlne blue that ' , has sapphire shadings. To combine with the | i velvet ilb bo.:, and especially for the grass ; linens with ::*tin s tr?;.e». there aro charming trench embrsldsries in lace designs on butter yellow batiste, a rich ecru late nailed point do venise, though not quits as d*.tnty as thr* yellow embroideries, perhaps. Is a newer and mora splendid trimi ting for the grass tineas- AIRY StiMMSIR MUSLINS, I A novelty It |in< OS is a very rale ere- Donated weave called "frou-frou, which i.* a' i forty-two-inch width, and sell* at 11.9(1 per i As to the patterns f;i tho batiste*: and Uncos, there are stripes and squares ln narrow satin j lines In a contrasting color, white, sold, i green, blue and pink, the strij ed assigns having in f-Gitio. instances in the two*lnah space between the email dots of u'..k In I the tame tone. There aro linen batistes woven all a* or with stripes, squares or stiff des<;;»-j In onon bis* 1 cuit lace, and theoe are reeommei'ded to be made over some bright, becoming silk, which] would show through the perforation and take away from the eying dullnoffs tl the 11 den. Indeed, it seems to be gonerally understood thai the grass linens all to Lo :nudc over with silk. A frou-frou linen gown made up on pint: s:! ;r paraded In a glass ease like v. hothouse fl wo;-, and marked $ 100. The fOUndatlO a was in the most vivid watermelon pink over seen, but it only lent a rosy, becoming glow lo the neutral linen. Bands of a thick, white Russian laoe run through with a narrow blaok velvet, ornamented the bodice, the vel vet tying tit the shoulders and at the.bottoms et" the puffed ueevos iv a great chry santhemum rosette. Very liitht sunshiny rooms can bear mdlun c.nd Pompeilan reds in draperies and oolorlng. They have a cool effect even in midsummer. THB LOS ANGELES HERALD GOTHAM GLEANINGS. Ixivellncijs Is only akin dep, I know, but It was rather surprising wben a complexion trtltt sold to me net loot; ago tha'. "th* OBly known way to get rid c( skin trouble was to remove th? akin." a couple of my friends mus* have boon converted to Utll theory, for In tbelr seal to better their com. plextoa they er-plled iodine, nnu.-tard and lemon t'lice to thi" surface. Poor Urns*: for a time they were en liie raejr, an I. datt of ail. without accomplishing anything mare effective than a blistered pair of eheeka A pleasant and beneficial lotion to apply to '.lie skta, especially after having bets In the wind and tun, is powdered ni'er ami cornstarch in equal part*. A piece of ! linen or tiny brush Is drenched In glycerine ! and the powder applied to the fa"* Butter* milk is also a good remedy for Whitening tho rk'n. A number of young womtp I know use this sour lacteal, believing that it !« unrivaled es a toilet preparation. If you wish to try ft. Just pr-ve your face a thorough bath before retiring and then take a s : lk sponvf and dip if in the milk. , Then p.ir your face until It Is well coy- I j ered. This must be allowed to dry nn. In t ! the morilng. offer you havt wflshe l off the I 1 lotion and while your skin is wet, nib In . more buttermilk and dry with a coarse t ' tow?!. C, Several persons j ];n.iv s rr worm advo - rates of the buttermilk lotion. They pen- I erally mix t v e liquid with n little flour and > allow It to ferment, and then make If IntS I o mask. Pvtterml!': beauties b«!!cvi» In the j mrmlng dew. Ono of tb» prettien glr!.> 1 j r:e: last summer use,* tn ri-e every morning 1 In time to wash her face In tbe dew welch j | sprinkled 'he field about her home. She was h!s*srd with a perfect skin, but I - I srdly thkik that the mornlns lot'on had i fi'-t'!! to do WltJl it ex.-rpt to benefit it by I early riling. I' Is very amusing, nnd at the same time | astonishing, to watch the different methods employed br different women to attain the 1 Same result; nnd yet there Is but one right way. Have yen beoa bright enough to d.s cover tt? A woman in caring for her skin reed rover buoy herself up with th* hope that her next-door neighbor's complexion recipes ' •':'!! prove beneficial ro her. They can be -'yon a trial, with the barest abadow of c hance (hut you may hit upon the right ' T Wng. Xo matter what stop you take In nsuty'fl d : rec:lon do rot hope for lmir.e --' .-tie results, *Vo women know how to be ''"nt, and do we exorcise this femt e attribute in more angelic fashion than '-„n striving to remedy notur»'s defects. 'ome persons, finding that alcohollo prep rattoos save t'nte and labor, do not hesitate ; i dftbb.'e fare, nock and arms with them, rhls In a pretty sure way to turn the skin yellow end to dry and h'rrdrn It. It Is cn'.v after lone; and careful thought teat the toilet ' tabic can he satisfactorily furn ! shed. Tile test articles Should be used. Tf you j j .-.re wloc enough to do this yen may with Impunity accept from c first-class establish . nen; what it offers you In tto way o.' ■ beauty aids. Tills branch of ,-rt h**. made fcu-drrds of Strides Wlthlj the last few years. In learn- J how lo grow old we are supplied with a j : hundred and ere dcrlccf that show not only j j research, hut a oooaclentlouo desire to Una 1 j Cht \ cry be=f. ! Yet, effor all. ntf-• snpnllea ru-To> 1 'or beautifying the rkln ruperlor to the '< . best cosmetic ever Invented. A rainstorm IS ont of the test lntloui for the skit:. A 1 friend of mine, noted for her brilliant complexion, is off and ov.-.-.y at tbe first 1-atter of rain. She dads herself from iip to too ln a waterproof, ar.d so trkes Iter i rain both. Each Splashing diop tho; falls - S£2S >,c ' r Ace & bo affirms Is hr-tier for 1 her skin than the rarest toilet water. I Have you ever tried this method? With the fee- well protected, and abort skirts, a sensible over-garment and a rubber hood, one need not fear a brisk battle with the elements. You will he sure to conic off victorious, and,f>! how brieht and fresh the sVIn looks after such 0 both —in fact, as pretty as a raln-washrd (lower. Baring the fen P to the sun and wind Is a mistake. Unfortunately we ire too often not brought to a realization of this until the mischief is done. Then begins a hunt for freckle lotions or a remedy for sun burn. Waltr lust as much as you please In the race of the gale; sit In the sun until every pore In your body is drenched with, its rnys. but do It with your face well draped In something thicker than a silk tissue or a dotted tulle. Some women a-e annoyed with hairs growing on th=ir fncen. I can hardly blame a woman 'or using every m«iiM po>,- j slblo for rectifying this trouble. Have you' e.er heard of the old fashioned mode of i Bitting rid of superfluous hairs? This ecukl hardly bo used upon the face, al-1 though there are women venturesome j enough to try It. Tt consists of singeing them oft", rin-e this process ha 3 been used, it lv said, "they never return." 1 caw a plump pair of arms singed a wei l; ago Ar. overgrowth of hair spoiled then- prettlnrss and compelled the fair one! to cling 10 luns sleeves in all her even-1 In* dresses, so she devised a plan. The arm was lirthtly passe.; through n flams from paper very much ao you would singe v Chicken, anil the hull burned off. A slight irritation war, quickly removed ly ,-iv application of cold cream. Avoid all fat and greasy food If you Wtnh to obtain a dear complexion, and take plenty of exercise. Gargle the throat ' Light and morning to ward off disease and have the blood in a pure state, and last, tut not least, do away with all cou metlOSi such a 6 rouge, pant, etc. ' Tht> rclined women of tc-day do not makv up their facts. 'lac girl stamped with a refined beauty aii her own ia the one who weats he.- pretty hair ln a nat ure! style and does nut rouge her cheeks, India ink her brov.it and lashes or paint 1 li->r lips. Now, when it la said that "she - does not use any ct these artificial aids to beauty," I', does not mean that she maltea . no effort to help nature by every means i:t her power, but she does If in nature's ~ own way, and undoubtedly uses eomo cf tho recipes given above. —x-- —1— —x— The lovely shirting strands of bait- chow by their gloss and weil groomed appear- 1 ance generally that tie little ladys b-r-d ' Is weli brushed and perfumed, the locks i ! treated to rubbings and crimping* that all take much time, but present such tat- ' lsfaetory results that when ail la over no ' artificial switches or bange ttould ever , look so beautiful as the crowning glory of , the American woman—uer own abundant, well kept braids and soft coils of hair. i No . juge is ever used en tho face of th? genuine high-bred American beauty, tut there In a massage with cold crs-am, • ; steaming!), and an amount of caro Riven . 1 to tie study ol tbo sklr. and the keeping I open of t'jt porta th.it necessarily lend , , tho desirable pinkish tint and make tho ~ ' chre'ts reft md p-achy aa a baby's. 3 Tbe first princitdo to be regarded by : those deetrlna. to nave a cloar complexion t 1.5 :c rare Inr tbe stomach, and surely .-by *h!s time you have atrlvcd at the [ i-oa-lurlon that, to be attractive, an t:n , clean unhealthy body is as rtprahen- I SlDlo as an unclean soul. If you have a ' pile, tallow (kin, then you are debilitated , and need a tonle. Consult a physician, or ' rho lake beet, wine and Iron and keep :ho pores of tbo skin J open by daily balhs. Try steam [ ins. fl" ! see what It will do for you. It Is certainly au active agent ln warding off \ wrinkle*, but srmo skins cannot stand it. j At le.°st the temporary effects are very an , nnylng. T met a case lost week, tho dear ' , soul ww "simply disgusted with strum," 1 and I con fee* she was a fright. She had ' overdone the. thing, or her skin was very 1 tender. tlgly red blotches, dotted eheeka, ' nose, forehead and chin. I knew they ; would wear away In time and no bad effects hp felt, but for the moment they were, without, doubt, especially annoying. Steam ercnls to act aa an Incubator, , bringing out any blood Impurities which I may be In embryo. For this reason very many women use Is place of water at the bailing point the tepid face bath. More than one beauty has been aoefjsed ' of not allowing water to touch her face. This is all nonsense. Any one Interested In preserving the complexion would soon find ! out the error of this method. Many fair ones follow the !-a.l cf the harem beauty., and after the morning batn. If the skin ' needs cleaning, they use a little almond oil, a dab of cream, or a dry wash. In watch finely grated almond meal H brought I Into use, | No matter how skillfully rouge pot or ■ eyebrow pencil ar* manipulated, tbe pryir.g sunbeams or merciless electric llu-tat will reveal tho secret. Therefore, though ad vising all womankind to make themselves M beautiful n.s possible, remember It ia Wiser ar.l In better taste to assist nature by her own aide, an 1 have stated, rather than adopt 1,-tincial surface adornments ; I that are sooner or later bound to reveal I their deceptive dualities. '■ Golf Is being Introduced Into the drawing ! room. When enow and bad weather make outdoor sport Impossible, the devotee of the game nets up her parlor self table and, presto, the names goes on with al! tiic fun and excitement one ge:s from a • two-mile walls arouud an cightecn-hoie ; link,?. The device for Indcor golf consists of a i rou::.i metal with a hole In tho rald 'dle, which lo placed on a little table, mads [ for tho express purpose, or ei.fe con be set | o:: tbe carpet Small squares of ivory form ; ihe tci.is for each disc. A number of the I discs may lo placed in one room, or, where tte bouse Is not largo. In the ball ar.d ln ad- I Joining rooms, forming a ie 1 stay and In teresting course. Indoor golf may thus be made quito an exciting amusement, but for the sake of tbe liric-a-urae, lofting and driving strokes muse be tabooed, and tne gome resolves itself into putting go.lf. It is excellent practice In putting and embraces i the most Important elements of tbe sport. Tho cam a- is arranged for one or two | persons to play ot: aides alternately, one - roui.d of the lmks to be reckoned a matcu unless otherwise agreed beforehand. Tne I Winner Is the gainer of moat holes. The player chosen to start does so frjni the tee ing ground, marked "start." to the first hole and contll ue« play until he misses getting In. The next player follows ihe mba from ale starting point, to be continue:': until t..e tenter holt Is reached. The side Ijajdr.g '•' , ' fewest strikes to get in wine ! the hole played (<>r. each hole to be con tested ond reckoned In like manner. A player bavins holed a ball places the fame upon the In.lftitijn made ln front of each hole bpfore playing for the next. A | player must not strike agalnat another ball; J the penalty for so doing counts one agains | tbe striker. Where the striker hi a the , hall from there he mint pltiy the next time, j In a double match a player taking a wrong I turn loses the hole for his side. Scoring, jby way of chanp,e. may be reckoned upon j tho whole in of holta, the least number Winning 'he game. There Is another game of Indoor golf re quiring greater (kill; sides are chosen and I tbe play alternates as before. Each ho c Is to bo secured hy one stroke of the club from the po;nts of Indention in front of the same, beginning at the teeing ground, marked "start." A player failing to get in must bring the bail hack to where he started, and begin again when his turn comes, to bo continued from hole to bole till tho finish. A player missing the hole played for is followed by tile next, bu: should he get in he continues till he misses. Tbe winner Is the «no '.vho gets home nrst, the win being counted by holes. Ttvo Loves of I-'rorka. A pretty house frock Is ot white silk hrMded in gold and *et oil by a stack and licit of pale blue velvet. It Is mad-_- with a full skirt llr-ed With crisp pale blue fill! .md trimmed about th" bottom will: gold braid. The body is In blouse styX trimmed all over with ruwi ant row* cf gold braid, forming alight points hack and front. The Sleeves are of eluow length and finished by hands of gold braid, while ihe straight stock and belt with DOWfl at the back are of pale turquoise blue velvet. Another hoose gown Is uf pale blue crepe made up simply with fl- wered chine ribbon in all sorts of mixed-up colors. The skirt Is full ar.d ur.trimrned, showing a lining of Jul! roeo color. It is mads with crowded godets at tha back over a hustle. The bodice Is Just a puffy waist with cluor,- sleeves, large bows of ribbon decorating the shoulders and forming th* stock and belt. A grrar variety of silky looking feather weight fr.n<-y straws aro used for epVlng hats and bonnets, r.iany of which are ln lalxel colors, to match Iridescent acd Persian dress poods. Although reduced somewhat in ei=*. tho r.cw ha's ar nearly all picturesque ln effect, although greatly ovorburdoned win trimming. For dress occasions the tiny toy bonnet continues in undisturbed reign. Quan tities of exquisite laoa< pins, uj.-k -j. bands, .and slides of beailWorlc, pearl and grdd (.imp. ami fascinating PVaach flowers and follaga are used on thuse fresh ceations of the milliner. Alpaca raid, mohair tis->d to b-? counte,'. an economical purchase, and perhaps they de- Berwe toe rep Ur.ti-n tiny have acquired, rut as now sod they can by 1:0 means be called cheap fabrics, and shoppers are often sur prised to fin:! thfim quite as expensive as silk. SXOe&tfeig, pisriliips, the very finest qualities of silk. It must, however, b* said for them that these raawrlals are cVuh'.o width, and the fan thjtt roe-hair is one of the most ftwjhlonp-bis dress fabrics, l.' no-, quite the most fashion, aoio. must not he overlooked wheu parsing 1 judgment upon it. THE LATEST IN HEAOutE^FI WHBN THB TIDE IS CUAIIKQ IN. Somehow, lova, t-ur boat sails lighter. Smoother foster on the bay— Somehow, love, tiie !<un shines brighter. Softer, wanner thro' the anray— Somehow, love, the sky Is clearer. rJod and man seem nearer k.n— Somehow, even you are dearer When the lide is coming in.'* "'Tis the spring of life, unending At th" source of motion, dear!*" I "'Tis tho stream of hope ascending From the depths of ocean, dear!" ; "*T.s the heir- of nature beating. , Where the thrt ba of life rrriti!'* . "Earth ami heaven gladly meeting. I When the tide is coming in." ,nve. yonr ryes are in. l ,ter, ! Softer, warmer, thro' the Spray, j And your laughter ripples lighter O'er the WbitecapS on the hay; In our path no tinge nf sadness, Tn our wake no chads of sin, For our hearts are filled with nlat'ners When the tide la eomin» in! —Minneapolis Journal A LOVE! BONO, o*rr the meadow flower-pled. Lightly, fleetly breetea spring; Sy the winding river side. Soft, the lissome sedges s.ng A quaint love-Hit fancy, Always known to queer old Pan, Since the reeds to grow began. Hear if. sweet, my Nancy! Ab"v-» us nil the arching skr Ptretrhes wide it* RprTng-tlde bluej Swiftly darting birds go by, Sinrfng blithely, gavly, too. This quaint love-lilt I r.inry. Ever cherished since of old In their little hearts of gold. Hear it. sweet, my Nancy I Pretty on*, norr It Is rprtng, In the carol of tbe bird In the flowers' blossoming, In the lithe, nr.>en sedges heard Ln! the quaint love-lllt I fancy. That my heart, dear, Ktnits to you, WUh unfaltering cadence true; Hear it. awe«*t. mv Nancy* —Ellen Rralnerd Peek in Home Journal. xecTi h\i:. O the lons*, lone street nnr' tbe sweet pnnse nf thr night, of fh-> Spring! Lamps In a rtrin?. Pointing l rath for our feet. Pointing nnd beckoning—wh< Far out ,>f thought, out of view, ppfp through tbe dusk and the dew; but seems possible there! Oh .hp d.-rk Pnrlne night ar»d tbe bright Ollnts of thr* lamps In *hr» street! Stranpo I*- their summons, and sweet. O my beloved, to-nlgnti —Prom ''Veapertilla." by Graham n. Toms on. Tv„ htcvele hook Is *h« latest a pretty r**> eelt will doubtless And favor with th» fair devotees of th* wheel if no* with those of thf» ?»*prr"T sax. Tt ,s to b«* used as f> sort of diary of onp'sj tnPS snd to *hn tnfipr] nnd l«njr*h o* <-h ride, L!k« th* address book and *h» calling-list bonk, which have h r, "n found really UMful, this little beok Is hand-marie. Tbe b«st nf p"por should h" used and the cover be f-anras. onr-'h •nent or leather, A tiny or a iind-tnk drawing of c wheel wi*b n «»ltl*^^. ft ■rotto or ant quotation, would be just right for decoration. The wife af a certain distinguished Admiral in tii* British Navy, who endeavors by the use of cosmetics to repair *hn ravages of time Is always spoken of by her ia'.-etious husband as "my little painted craft." Oilni :r :i ! Silk Itrociule*. A new make Of woolen canvas Is to be haa with silk brocade of v well covering renais p.ance pattern, and th;? silk grenadines with satin stripes uf chine patterns give the promts of pretty gowns. .Many of the colorings arc less vivid than they were, and the combinations are wonderful and tho treatment original. One of tho newest tones of green Is malachite, a decided coloring, tor. indeed, we are returning both ln patterns and tori's to fashions of the early part of the century. The revivals are vivid coquellcot, the rich plum violet which of late we have called eminence and glowing yellow greens. The diagonal coating serges are sold In all the new bright colors, and fancy woolens of all sorts and kinds are so ex* rnllfnt that a choice is more than usually dif ficult. Lov Kit's LAKE)* Eyes of blue—the glance that thrllla- Whlspcrincs i|f tht eld. olrl talc. Moonlight Bllv'rlno distant Mils Willi its dreamy, lllmy Jeti; Down thf path out ilow our shadows with the maples blend. In our hearts the same refrain, As we roam through Lover's Lane- Lover's Lane Is UnM v.-tth trees. Stately maples, elm and oak. And the network n( their leaves <ver the pathway spreads a cloaki nut new and then a truant ray of saury moonlight ftfidl its wuy info the tower ol Cupid's fain. Ana see.* i Iron go thingi in Lovar'a Lane. In n qustnt oiri town a maid I knew. An artless, ralr-haired maid was rth*»: By those ral U| inn i those eyea of blue, Pneet wan the spell she cast o'er me; in tho dreamy nights of summer weather Roaniod we through the '/in? together. Hearts throbbing Fondly tho Old refrain To tho aong uf the thrushes in Lover's Land. ?ffp"t those days of tne long nno. When we strayed through tho leafy alcle, o:ir heart! ar tight as the wanton flow Of the muaic of birds—without guiio. 'Twas long ago: but tne eyaa of bine. And the silken hair, soft ai the dew, \ro ai sweet to-day as when w« twain Roamed together iii Lover s Lane. The green coat so fashionable in oak may be given to i: by unlng a stain ot lamp* Mark, mlied with linseed oil and tnrpentlma- Rub the stain well Into tne grain of the wood* and finish with orange shellac. *ihe shellac will change the black t<> green Ash may be stained v dark yronn I.", the same way. , -- - - —V- — — An oddity In thr- nay uf boiler? is a slocking jof tubv\ebby fineness, woven of cotton. It .* I intended lor women who cannot wear Bilk. ! and do not like Hale* The texture of these . stockings ippear no franilo that one would deem it small economy to buy them at $2.75 a pair. U Is almost mi] to believe that these transpari nt, gauzy boss could be tha least b.t durable, but it is said that they will wear ns lone; ns any storking woven from choice cotton. Th*» yarn used in their manu facture is selected and flawless. A Good Social Rale). Always take It for granted that every one ! means well by you, unless you have proof to the contrary The average person in society has a good-natured, or at least a cynical, sort of tolerance and liking for you. Very few I actually hate you or want to spite you. When you Dnd out that there is some one who does, don't dlscusa It or quarrel «bout it if It can be avnid' i. Just dj-op the person from your life as completely as possible, and. above all. j never descend to abuse him or her. It will hurt you won r than It will your enemy. I Never tr a ure up a grievance; It will grow out of all nr portion with nursing.