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1 THE STANDARD MAGAZINE SECTION OGDEN. UTAH, If
1 1 anTrMi ! jfiilrTiiiln i " -'- - -- M ' " Hi iJiilB IH
SEWING
!i fin3 0 a oman ho does her own
I( II sewing a pattern bag Is a
, jj KB necessary article. A simple
1 but commodious one is mado
j of a square of green denim., decorated
j with'erabroidery. There arc two rows
j of pockets of the same material, and
'- deep enough to conceal the patterns
i entirely. All edges and the tops or
i the pockets are bound with red tape.
1 and brass rings are stitched on at the
"i corners by which to haug it to the door
j or wall. Each pocket has the name
f of Us contents on it in embroidery
jj ekirts, shirtwaists, aprons and sleeves.
, You are distinctly not "In It" these
; days unless your belongings are mark
ed. Everything from wash cloth to
i glomes and parasol must "carry jour
initials. One bride-to-be has her mon-
5 ograra worked ,on her dish towejs.
Often a special monogram is designed
v by an artist friend and adapted to
everything that is to be marked It
j Is used in different sizes and is carried
out in hand ombrodery, either in
white mercerized cotton or gilt thread,
for table and household linen, lingerie.
t parasols, stockingB,xgloves, table cov-
I crs and bureau scarfs.
I Cross-stitch embroidery is always
I suitable for maiking household linen
I and, where the linen is not of a weave
J the threads of. which may be easily
I counted, a satisfactory way js to baste
I a piece of old-fashioned foundation
-, I canvas upon the section to be maiked;
:. then work your cross-stitch lelleis
throughd the holes of the canvas, be
i' ing careful not to stitch IhrouglHtho
threads of the canvas. Draw jour
stitches moderately tight and, vrhe"n
.! the embioidery is finished, pull the
canvas away thread by thread. This
:' is simple enough work, but it must bo
done carefully so as not to pull tho
embroidery.
x ' 'BY LUCILLE DAUDET.
: - Oral HAVE a patient who is getting
&S& 1 1 on my nerves," said the woman
lW l doctor. "She simply insists
S? ' upon sacrificing herself for her
',at family."
(eft "Perhaps her family demands tho
AW& I sacrifice," commented the mater, and
J'"Sg, toaybe it's necessary."
"There you go, with your dear old-
-2kb ' fashioned notions," gently chided the
atf? doctor.
, $ ' "Now, do jou think It Is necessary
'Vlftlk' or for tue DCSt inteicbls of the fam
iP ily for tho mother to sacrifice her
t0 health, all her convenience and good
tMV mes, upon the domestic allar? And
JtB dP you think it Is a strong character,
HtroK'jB capable of bringing up children and
fndfW keeping a husband in the straight
Path, that will permit her family to
tiPJrVt dcmand the mother as a sacrifice?"
' fr "But Jt's -woman's mission to aacrl-
,ll &ce herself upon tho family altar the
' jH Lori made tez so," argued the mater.
'. dm "l refuse to cobMc tint tho xord Is
tt-V-lJB' ntlrely masculine." laughed the worn-
9i
i; STUNTS FOR HALLOWEEN
1 - - q
: Many Unique Tests of the Charms
I of This Celebrated Night.
BY EDNA EGAN.
,j (fSH ROM a festival once surround-
i I M e( y elaborate ancient rites
i lUal and sacred observances, Hal-
I lowe'en has popularly come
I to mean a time when the small boy
Indulges in innumeiable mad and
E 1 merry pranks, from tying no the
1 ') doorknob to bobbing for apples, and
I .1 when bachelors and maids test all the
B j iraglc rites and mystic symbols of this
9 momentous night to discover what
Sii their fate will be.
I'll It 1b the night when fairies danqe,
IIA witches ride and ghosts walk, strange
M l di earns foretell prosperity or adver-
M Bity, and when lovers' dreams and
I divination are most potent. Even in
I -k this erudite aud advanced twentieth
ra I century the same omens and tokens
5 of the Hallowe'en of yore are tested
and the very up-to-date young college
B . woman is quite ready with the re3L to
R ' fling aside dignity and learning and
Q i play at all the familiar tricks and
I ' charms and feel again little primeval
H r thrills of terror course up and down
Hit her back, as the hour grows ghost.y.
El On Hallowe'en, nuts and apples are,
I and have always been, popular means
I inr oiiint fnrfiinpR. 7n earlv Ennlish
days nuts Avere used so much that tho
31st of October was dubbed "Nut
crack night" Bobby Burns in hi3
poem of Hallowe'en tells how
The auld gu id-wife well-hoordlt nlfs
Are round and lound , divided.
And mony lads' and lasses fatts
Are there that night decided.
Some kindle, couthle, side by side,
And burn theglther trimly
Some start awa' wi' saucy pride.
And jump out owre the chimly,
Fu' hlch thaL nlchL
The charm referred to is one of the
oldest of the spells, "tried and true,"
for testing the constancy of one's
sweetheart. Two nuts aie placod
about three inches apart on the bars
ot the grate or on the stove, one being
for the fair questioner, the other for
her sweetheart. If his jump or ciack,
he is fickle, but if both nuts cuddlo
up to each other and burn brightly,
Bide by side, the man and maid will
marry and be happy ever after.
Sometimes thiee nuts are used, one
leprescnting the girl, ihe others two
rival suitors. The nut which burns
longer and more quietly betokcn3 the
more constaut lover. ,-
an doctor, "and that ideal oC woman a
mission had a purely masculine begin
ning and fosteiiug. Wc must all sac
rifice for othcrc to some eztent. but
there is no more good reason wn a
mother should sacrifice herself entire
ly to her family, than a father.
"Some fathers do," said tho mater. i
"This patient of whom I spoke is a
shining example of a considerable per
centage of women who revel in mar
tyrdom. She has five children and 'a
perfectly good husband. She lias been
married eighteen yeais and she told
me with many blgbs that In all Ihoso
eighteen years she had not had a va
cation. ... ,
"The truth is that her family ncec.M
a vacation fiom her just as much aa
she needs -a vacation from the family.
She thinks duly and love chain her
to her home, not reflecting that duty
and love are not chains, but ropes of
flowers that arc peasant to weave in
manv lengths, lovely tc contemplate.
-Mt irksome to wear and are as mucn
a joy to others . as they ought to be to
one's Belf." . ,. ;.w
If you take a caudle, go alone In a
dark room at midnight and cat an ap
ple before a look:ng-glass, the face of
your future husband will appear over
your shoulder and you can see his re
flection in the glass. So they say.
Another way to get a view of your
husband or wife-to-bc is to go to bed
on Hallowe'en with a glass of water,
in which a small sliver of wood has
been placed, standing on jour table by
your bedsido. In the night you will
dream of falling from a bridge into
a river, and of being rescued by jour
future husband, whom you uill see as
distinctly as though Iewed with mak
ing eyes.
Or, wet a shirt sleeve, hang it up to
the file to dry and He in bed watch-
Ing it till midnight when the appari
tion of your future life pailner v.' Ill
come In and turn the sleeve.
An up-to-date Hallowe'en test Is to
hang up ribbons representing the vari
ous colleges. The girls are blindfold
ed and each picks out a ribbon, the
colors of which will indicate the ?lma
mater of the husband-to-be. This
trick could be can led out with raids
painted In -water colors with the vari
ous college colors or names
Children born on Hallowe'en are
said to be able to see and converse
with tairies. witches and other super
natural beings. Sir Waller Scott
makes use of this idea in "The Mon
astery." If on this evening you shake hands
with a very blond man you will have
a pioposaf but not necessarily fioin
the blond before the bells shall have
rung in the new year.
If your loer should, under thi po
tency of the magic evening, propose
marrlago on this night, let him bind
ou at once by tying a blue ribbon up
on your wedding ring finger tbat Loth
ho and you may be true. It might
be well whon dressing for the evening
to see that you have somewhere about
jour person the requisite bit of ribbon.
Just at midnight and you must bj
no means rotiro before that magic
hour on tho 31st of October listen for
the sound of bells from the neaicat
church steeple (it there arc none in
your neighborhood j'ou can't do this).
Should you hear a full and distinct
peal, begin on your trousseau: but if
there be a dull and muffled sound, pos
sess your soul in patience for another
year
By the .a, have jou a four-lacd
clover? It doesn't matter If it be a
! (4DDS pJSDS I
yMmmmwm 1
rfrjl KEN jou arefrvlngln deep fat nished, so that theie may be no dacger frilli
I'."! test the heat of the fat with of splinters. n Hi 111
HL&J an inch square piece of bread. JJjjj IS4
When it browns in two mln- rgra F you happen to b,ave an old ! j In
.! i, rot ia y,nt nnoHtrh for uncook- II beaded bac that WHonrorl tn lltllrl
ed food and when It browns in one
minute it is hot enough for cooked
food.
HF there is much sour cream
on hand, put It in an egg
beater and whip it into but
ter. Then pat it together,
drain off the buttermilk and wash the
butter in running, cold water until it
is sweet and fresh. Salt to taste. This
takes onlv ten or fifteen minutes and
both saves the cream and results in
a dainty pat of butter.
fcSl ETTER lhan chairs in the nur
I Vi serv are low, broad seats built
8lU in all around the wall of the
room. The seat should be
eight or nine inches high and from
one to two feet broad, and may be put
up by a carpenter at slight expense.
The children may slide all along these
and draw their toys up beside them,
and there wjll be less dango- of
bumped noses and bruised elbows
from tipping over of the chairs. Lit
tle pillows with durable covers may
be strewn about, for small, sleepy
heads, or to make the seat less hard.
Such a seat is best made of hardwood,
if the floor is hardwood. If not, It
should be made very smooth and var-
dtied or pressed one. Put it in jour
shoe on the morning of the, 31st and
near it until you retire at night. It
will bring you good luck through the
following year. - . ' . .
1 111 ...'...
; MOTHER'S SACRIFICES
Moon Party For Halloween
BY ANNETTE- ANGERT.
HHOSE who arc willing ty go
to some trouble in preparation
for the function will find In a
moon party something out of
the ordinal j'.
For invitations use colored curds
with silver or white moons (crescent
or full) ou them. Writo on the caids
the following or somo other verse:
Dear fiicnd, this greeting brings to
i you
An invitation hearty
j To join with us on Hallowe'en
j A merry moonlight party.
Moons of every description are to be
used in decorating full, crescent, de
crescent, half and gibbous. Thcso may
be mado of silver or white paper. They
may hang from ribbons or cords and
may be festooned all about
The receiving party may be com
posed of mythological characters asso
ciated with the moon.
, The fust of these may be tho "moon
makei" (Scgonde Nab), who caused
the moon to issuo from a deep well so
brilliant that the real moon was con
cealed by it. His dark, bluo robe
should bo covered with bright red
moonB and ho should cany a wand.
Another may reRrcsont "Phoebo"
(the moon as the sister of the sunj
arrayed in silver and white.
A third may bo "ABtarte" (tho
crescent moon), the moon with the
crescent horns; and a fourth, "Ashto
reth" (the Phoenician goddess moon),
sometimes called the "queon-of heav
ou" (Jeremiah VII. :1S3.
"S'eleno." (the moon goddess), may
bo represented with wings on her
shoulders and a scepter in her hands.
"Gynthia" should be included as tho
moon In the open heaven who "hunts
the clouds."
And from embattled clouds emerging
slow
Cynthia came riding on her silver car.
Tho lighting of the room should
simulate moonlight. Vines and
branches should bo so hung as to
3J your grandmother, or her SlllSj
grandmother before that, j'ou fl frllM
are particularly fortunate, for these if Hi 1
bags are being revived once again. The hq 1
quaint old-fashioned designs arj the u!mI 1
most desired ones little figures. SnIM
houses and trees, all worked out with aiflll
elaborate care In very minute beads. Rij "
Sometimes they have gold or silver Mn l
frames, and if your old bag is in good W& (
condition, but has a poor top, jou may ffi sj ,
have a now frame put on at no great fflsSj r
cost. The hand bags are most fash- i5
ionable. but the little coin purses and Mil
flat purses arc popular. Old onea are V.m
shown in the antique shops, but one jjiHJ
maj' procure new ones In, more recent lijjjj
designs (mostly made abroad) for j
more moderate prices. jjjJH
ij-jl RETTY rugs can fte made from b
III carpet rags by crocheting the W
jfcJjU rags, using a large bone cro- H
chet hook. Crochet a chain Li
of ten stitches, then single crochet iJm
round and lound, widening where
necessary as the rug grows larger. j
These rugs can be made as large as y
desired and are durable and ino.T- ij !
penshe and make a much piettier rug. RJn
than (lie ordinarj' woven rag cuipet.
Try this and see what a 'pretty, dur- m
able, and inexpensive rug you will gl (
have. XI I
Ka RON the back of a shirt first, J !
13 K then the sleeves, next the col- jMl 1
HiS lar and bosom and then the fjHjj
fiout. In ironing a fiock, first m i
do the waisl. then the sleeves, then Ml i
tho skirt. The skirt should remain M '
rolled while the other parts are being $
ironed and a chair should be set to $
hold the sleeves while ironing tho fjl
skiiL Iron calicoes on the right side: Jw '
this helps to keep them clean longer. m
Silk should be iiQiied on the v.ong wjlj '
side, quite damp, the iron only mod- yi
eratclj' hot as a rcrj' hot iron is liable M
to change and fade light colors To QJ
iion velvet, turn the face of the iron ra
up, dampen the wrong side of tho vol- - M j
et and holdlug it straight, drw It m
over the face of tho iron; lace and rjjl
needlework should always be ironed y ?
on the wrong side U
l I
fl ONTRARY to many anathemas' Jj
U&l nure against coffee and tea M
kni drinking the Journal of tho gu.
American Medical Association M
claims that it is the abuse, not the use, ii
of these family drfnks which cauaen -r
them to be condemned, just as excess jrj I
in any food or dnuk has bad results. ' !
The Journal says: "Verj' few cases IrJ
of caffein poisoning Jiavc boon recoi'd- ?
ed and in -Icw of the enormous use of a
the beverages recorded as containing i
it we must suppose that it is not a j j
dangerous drug so far as the immedi- u
ate peiil of llfo is concerned, but TJ ;
minor toxic ij'inptoms, iucluding ncrv- 3j j
ousucss, cardiac irregularities, sleep- W t
lessness, lassitude, ill humor and ifli
headache aie common. These usually SB
call for no other treatment than tho 2 j
discontinuance of the beverage which J
Is causing the trouble." ml !
I
PM WIFE needs a good temper, a ' I
ffiw cheerful disposition and a K
Ij&hI knowledge of how her husband B
should bo treated. She needs a S
capability of looking on the right sido fljj
of life and refusing to be worried by p
small things. She needs a secure grasp
of such subjects as aro of interest to l
men, and should not be above studj-- IjJ
ing oven politics in order to under' II
stand should her hUBband speak of ?
them. She needs a sympathetic na- l
turc, in order that, should sorrow fall l
upon them, she may bo ahle to give 1
comfort to her husband. She needs to 1
understand something of sick-nurs- 1
ing. A wife with no notion of what to 1 1
do in the case of Illness is but a use- ;
less thing. Sho needs considerable
tact and patience the one to enable?
her to know when to remain silent and i
vice versa, and the other to put up
with him when his temper is ruffled.
throw their shadows on floor and
walls.
As. the people arrive they are given ji
each a numbered crescent shaped sou- I ;
venlr bearing an appropriate quota- I
tion. Those holding the same r.um- H
ber are partners in tho game of "nioou It
raking." If
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