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THE SUPERB PARISIAN CREATIONS WORN BY THE PRINCESS MAUD But few Princesses have had so satis factory a trousseau as the Princess Maud, and this is largely owing to the fact that she is a young woman gifted with an unusual amount of taste, individually, and that very necessary possession, lmae ination. Naturally her Highness' wed ding dress and the costume she went away in were made in London, but very numerous were the frocks ordered in Paris, and for many years the Princess of Wales has had most of her gar ments made in the French capital. As some of my readers may like one of these days to patronize the dressmaker oi the Princess of Wales, who has certainly marvelous taste, let me tell them that Mme. Froruent, rue de la Paix, designs many of her handsomest gowns. As her Highness is at present wearing second mourning, she has recently received sev eral in shades of mauve. One is a lilac mousseiine de soie, over silk of the same shade, trimmed with cream lace and silver embroidery, the bodice being slightly open, but not cut low, a sort of demi-toilette. Another suggests charm ing possibilities. It is of pearl-gray bilk muslin, over moire of the same tint Beautiful embroidery on white satin rib bon in black and steel spangles is used as band, collar, etc. Many more cos tumes from this excellent woman might be mentioned, but before taking l<>ave of Mme. Froment, let me tell you that all these dresses have the skirts made extremely plain, all ornamen tation being on the bodices, and it is to be noticed that their materials are no longer lined with silk, but worn separately over what in days long past was called a silk slip. But to return to the wedding. On that occasion the mother of the bride wore a toilette of pearl-white satin, veiled in glittering tulle, which suited her ad mirably. The royal bride wisely decided not to have too great a number of gowns, well knowing how rapidly styles change, caus ing the most exquisite of creations to be come de mode within three months at the most. All her frocks, without exception, have plain gored skirts without eodets, there being no fullness whatever at the waist One much admired has a white satin skirt and a low bodice covered with silk muslin, embroidered with soft raised Louis Seize bows in white silk and silver thread, with a good-sized pearl io the cen ter of each. The sleeves are all frills of snowy white cniffon, and over the berthe is turned a veiling of black tulle, sprinkled with dia monds; and the deep folded black is not merely outlined with diamonds— it is simply covered with them. A primrose satin toilet is draped with pale green net with bunches of small silver berries on it, and the drapery is drawn into a deep satin waistband. The skirt is cut with a train and has a panel of tbe silver- studded green net terminating in a large bow at the edge. A dress of the lovely material called "moire velours" in pale blue is richly embroidered with silver and turquoises, and the skirt is cut in tabs tiiat allow a flounce of pale blue chiffon to show itself. Still another evening gown is of geranium pink silk, the bodice draperies being wrought with sil ver, pearls and coral, and finished by bretelies of pale .rreen velvet A pretty blue dress has white stripes and broche white flowers and the bodice is gracefully arranged with blue tulle and white lace. From Paris was an exquisite evening dress of the richest creamy-white peau de soie, the skirt veiled with gauze, on which lace flowers were laid. These flowers had large, open centers, beautifully filled in and embroidered with gold thread and turquoises; the gauze skirt was finished with a small flounce of point d'Angleterre, and hung loosely over the rich silk under skirt. The bodice was lovely, veiled with this same gauze and lace flowers, and the neck surrounded with large chrysanthe mums, worked with turquoises and gold of various shades; sleeves to match, and waistband of two folds of velvet, one lemon color and the other turquoise. The Queen presented the bride with four dress lengths of Irish poplin in the very beautiful new weaves, which are and will be all through next winter very fashionable and equally expensive. Those selected for the trousseau were of four dif ferent shades — a handsome deep carnelian red imperial poplin, a fine ribbed black, a pale blue known as faience blue Fran cais, and a shaded black and silver thick ribbed poplin. A few yards of corn colored fancy Irish poplin were selected by the bride herself for a bodice. It has narrow lines and a small black de sign, and is made with a wide box pleat in front with three buttons of fine cut jet on it. Over the shoulders is a filmlike arrangement of lace, and around the throat and waist are soft bands of black satin. A black brocbe skirt is to be worn with it. So, after all there are numer ous indications that as yet the black skirt and fancy bodice have not been done away, but they are frasse and the most fashionable dressmaker so thoroughly disapprove of tbe combina ion, which is certainly disastrous for many figures, especially for the short, plump woman, to whom it imparts a short and ilumpy appearance, if the skirt is dark and the bodice light in color. Marcella. THE BRAZEN HEAD--HOW ROGER BACON INVOKE MYSTIC RITE Roger Bacon, "the admirable doctor," born in Somersetshire, England, in 1214 and known as "the father of experimental philosophy," was also a great student of mysticism, writing several treatises on the subject and making numerous practical experiments. One of the experiments ascribed to him, but under the name of Friar Bacon, was the fabrication of a Talk ing Head of bronze. This is described in a book entitled "The Famous Historic of Friar Bacon, Conteyning the Wonderful Thinges That Hee Did in His Life." According to this authority Friar Bacon, in the seclusion of his cell in a monastery, was "reading one day of the many conquests of England when he bethought himselfe how hee might keepe it hereafter from like con quests ana so make himselfe famous here after to all posterities. "This, after creat study, hee found could be no way so well done as one, which was to make a Head of brasse, and if he could make this Head to speake, and be are it when it speakes, then might hee be able to wall all England about witn brasse." To this purpose he got Friar Bun«ey to assist him. Bungty was a great scholar and magician, but not to be compared to Friar Bacon. These two, after great study and pains, so framed a Head of Beautiful Blouse Bodices Seen at San Francisco .Matinees— Tlje Smart Sift of Dressing— J\ .New Lantern-Shaped Sfyade The bridal robe was made of rich ivory satin, with a silvery sur~ face, woven in Spitaljields. The plain, long-trained skirt had a chiffon ruche round the hem, in which a compact wreath of orange blossoms, myrtle and white jessamine was laid, and there were chiffon bows and trails of the bridal flowers on the left-hand side of the train. The low bodice was of the satin in many folds, drawn up toward the right side and leaving a clear space for the family and other orders the bride is entitled to wear. The berthe finished with chiffon folds and a trail of the white flowers, and at the back a large, loosely tied chiffon bow with the flowers wreathed about it. Redfern's Exquisite Gapes. Redfern supplied all the Princess Maud's tailor-built capes and gowns. Quite charm ing is one costume of canvas, of a grayish blue, exactly the tint of the old Wedg wood china. It is lined with pale rose China silk and has a short coat with large pointed revers, faced with black satin and edged with a navy-blue and black guimire. The front is of white silk, with a pale pink Chine design on it, and a folded band of black satin encircles the waist. From the same house was ordered a sample coat and skirt of the handsomest navy blue serge obtainable. The coat is a double breasted reefer fastened with laree pearl buttons. Jast such a dress would be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. Excellent are two Redfern capes. One of fine black cloth is lined with old ruse brocbe and trimmed with black silk crochet passementerie, and the other is of a fawn-colored cloth with a roll collar of royal blue velvet. Fanciful tabs of the same are introduced down the front and all around the edge at intervals. Truly fit for a princess is a deep, wide and perfectly circular seal cape, which contains six or seven complete and beau tiful skins. It has a collar that will either stand up or turn over of the most exquis ite chinchilla. The lining is of black and old-rose broche. No more becoming gar ment could De devised, and very beautiful is a carriage cloak of Simla cloth. On the outside it is of a deep violet tint and on the inside of a harmonious shade of mauve. A wide band of beaver trims it and forms a large collar. A most artistic Celtic clasp of bronze fastens the cloak. This trousseau abounds in useful and be autiful garments for every possible oc casion, and I cannot in the space allotted me give but the yaguest ideas concerning the perfection and care exercised in the choice of even the most unimportant arti cles, showing throughout the care exer cised also by the Princess of Wales, who is well known to be one of the most perfectly dressed women in Europe. For instance, she per sonally selected some rarely exquisite Honiton point lace handkerchiefs which! have a distinctly natural design, aa on an extremely fine background can be seen roses and shamrocks, which are inter mingled with groups and wreaths of smaller flowers. Some of tbe dressing gowns are not only extremely comfortable, but very artistic and dainty as well. One is of flannel just about two shades darker than a Malmaison carnation. It has the yoke and cuffs com- D osed of very narrow tucks; cream white brass that in the inner parts thereof there were all the parts and organs in a human head. This being done, the work was as far from perfection as before, for they knew not bow to give these parts motion, without which it was impossible that it should speak. They read many books, but not finding any clew to what they Bought, tney concluded to raise a "spirit" and to learn from him what they could not gain by their own studies. They prepared all things necessary, and went out one evening to a wood near by and after making use of many ceremonies '•they spake the words of conjunction and the devill straight obeyed and appeared to them," asking what they would have. "Know," said Friar Bacon, "that wee have made an artificiall Head of brasse, which we would have to speake, to the furtherance of which wee have raised thee ; and being raised, wee will keepe thee here, unlesse thou tell to us the way and man ner how to make this Head to speake." The "devill" told him that he had not that power of himself. "Beginner of lyes," quoth the Friar, "I know that thou dost dissemble, and the before tell it us quickly or else wee will he ; bind thee to remain during our pleasures." At this threat the "devill" relented and j told them that with a continual fume of THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 1896. The Princess Maud's going-away costume was made of a pink and gold glace silk with a plain skirt and ruche of Valenciennes lace at the foot. There was a small embroidered and jetted Figaro jacket and a full Jront of pinkish-mauve chiffon, elaborated by groups of small tucks and narrow Valenciennes insertion between each group. The sleeves had puffs at the top, but were closely gathered from thence to the wrist, where there were ruffles of Valenciennes lace. The double waistband was of pink and black satin ribbon fastening under rosettes, and the throatlet was pink ribbon, with Valenciennes rosettes on each side. A little cape to match. Vandyke guipure trims it, and on the left side hangs a smart little pocket covered with guipure. It is attached to a pink satin ribbon that terminates in a great ro sette. Another gown, also pink, is in a lighter weight fabric through which runs narrow stripes of white, and has a square collar overlaid with a muslin one, and lace and muslin cuffs, a smart liltle pocket, a pinked-out flounce round the edge, and a silk girdle and tassels. Latest Calling QoWrvs. For those who are expecting shortly to select their gowns for calling, and for the numerous teas to which they will be bid den ere long, a brief description of three of the visiting toilettes will not be without interest: "A Roman satin dress is of pale delicate pink, and the back of the bodice is all in one, though it has a well-fitted lining un derneath. This and the sleeves are crossed from left to right with rather narrow black Valenciennes insertion, put on aslant. The collar is pink chiffon, and has little Vandykes edged with narrow black Valen ciennes turned down over it. There are black lace ruffles at the wrists, and a black satin waistband. A beautiful blaca broche dress has a white satin bodice, overlaid first by white silk muslin and then by black silk muslin worked with fine jet and a little steel. The long sleeves are full at the top, and in lieu of cuffs have long, tapering points of wnite satin outlined with steel and jet; the deep pointed band is embroidered to correspond. A warmer dress is made of mauve Venetian cloth with a most beautifully hung skirt, and a velvet bodice a shade darker, showing a mauve silk vest embroidered all over with lace applique, gold sequins and separate amethysts and brilliants, and here and there a topaz, in which the gold seemed reflected. On either side of the velvet fronts are Tudor rose medallions of mauve silk worked with gold thread and jeweling; the velvet waistband matches, and is secured by a gold buckle on one side. I was almost forgetting to tell you that a perfectly new material made its debut on Ascot Heath, viz. : a black moire, with tbe watering in the opalescent green of a duck's breast. It had a certain element of tinsel introduced, which did not assert it self, but served to brighten the whole ef fectually. It was made up with trans parent mousseiine de soie sleeves and yoke, the latter liberally.embroidered with jet and garnets. the six hottest simples the Head should have motion and in the space of one month would speak, the time of the month or day he knew not. Also he told them that if they heard it not before it had done speaking their labor should be lost. They then permitted the "spirit" to de part. They prepared the simples and made the fume and were inconstant attendance, waiting for the Head to speak. Thus they watched for three weeks without any rest and they became so weary and sleepy that they had to seek respite from their watch. Then Friar Bacon called his man Miles to watch the Brazen Head and told him to wake them if it spoke, else they would lose all their labor and England would have a great loss thereby. Miles promised to faithfully obey his instructions. Then Miles, to keep himself from sleeping, got a tabor and pipe and made merry with music. After some noise the Head spake these two words, "Time is." Miles, hear ing it sneak no more, thought his master would be angry if he waked him for that and, therefore, he let him sleep and began to mock the Head: "Thou brazen-faced Head, hath my master tooke all t.ese paines about thee, and now does thoa requite him with these two words, Time is ? Had hee watched NeW Lantern-Shaped Shades. Cut some yellow lisse or fine silk mus lin into strips; one wide strip for the top of the lantern and narrow ones for the ruches. Cut out one edge of the wide strip into plain round scallops. Outline these witli lozenges of black ve'vet gradu ated in size, or they may all be of equal dimensions. Three-eighths of an inch is a good size. Gum these firmly to the material, then powder the remainder of it with small crescents, stars and lozenges These should not be used too freely, or the effect will be heavy. Scallop the narrow strips on both sides and outline with small lozenges. Quite a thin make of velvet should be chosen for this purpose Cover the top of the lantern with silk and over this gather on the lisse ratber scantily, draw it in tightly at the collar, leaving the wide frill with its scalloped edge upstanding. Down each perpendicu lar wire of the frame carry a full ruching of lisse, add a ruche round the top of the panels and another at the bottom. This completes the shade. I must not forget my promise to de scribe the tailor-made bicycle suit and the riding habit which naturally figure in the trousseau of a princess so fond of all out door exercises. The bicycle suit is of fine fawn Venetian clotb. The skirt is just wide enough for comfort, and has pleats at the back that arrange themselves on either side of the saddle when the rider mounts her machine. It is lined all through with silk serge, and has a most curious ar rangement for windy weather, in the shane of little bags along the hem with flaps to buttom over. Tiny bags of 3hot are inserted in these to prevent the skirt from blowing out of place. The single-breasted coat fits like a glove; it has lapels and collar like a riding habit and fastens with fancy brown and white but tons. Holland lapels and cuffs are made to nearly cover the cloth ones and are re movable, and there is a close-fitting basque and half-moon pockets. Concerning the habits I quote: "A very useful dark rough skirt, cut with all the latest improvements, is perfectly safe, and cannot in any way catch on to the saddle in the event of the rider losing her seat. The single-breasted coat bodice fits per fectly, and has rather a long plain basque. It fastens with three buttons, and shows a white drill waistcoat be low them. A second skirt of equally perfect make is provided with a tan Mel ton covert coat with strapped seams; it is made so that it can De worn open or closed in front. The collar is faced with velvet with a lawyer so long as hee hath watched with thee, he would have given him more and better words tdan thou hast yet. If thou canst speake no wiser, they shall sleepe till doomsday for me. Time is! I know Time is, and that you shall heare, Goodman Brazen-Face: lime is for some to eate, Time is for some to sleepe, Time is for some to laugh, Time is for some to weepe. Time is for some to sing, Time is for some to pray, Time is for some to creepe, That nave drunken all iheday. "Do you tell us, copper- nose, when Time is ? I hope we schollers know our times, when to drink drunke, when to go on our hostess' score, and when to pay it — that time seldom comes." After half an hour had passed the Head again spoke two words, "Time was." Miles respected these words as little as he did the former, and still did not wake Friar hacon and his friend, but scoffea at the Brazen Head ttiat it haa learned no better wordf, with such a tutor as bis master, and in scorn he sang this song: Time was when thou, a kettle, Went filled with better matter; But Friar Bacon did thee spoyle When he tby sides did batter. The maid of honor, Princess Victoria, wore a dress of ivory-vrhite satin. The seams were embroidered with trails of lilies of the valley and their leaves in silver. The bodice was draped with chiffon, the sleeves and berthe being of rich lace. In her hair was worn an aigrette, at the base of which was a knot of scarlet geranium. Her bouquet was composed of the same flowers, a small bunch of which also appeared on the left side. in a darker tone. The sleeves areas flat at the shoulders as they can be made, and there are several smart drill waitscoats, plain and spotted. The hard felt riding hats, black, gray and brown in color." How really artistic and beautiful it must have been and quite too costly to ever be come ordinary. Equally charming in their simplicity are the novelties in muslins which show large white flowers scattered over colored grounds; for instance, a china blue silk has a white design of clematis. Beautiful Blouses. One lovely blouse bodice of crepe de Chine is given the true French touch by means of sleeves of black and white striped glace; and a waistband of black satin with a handsome rhinestone buckle at each side. Three broken rows of lace beautify the bodice and a deep frill of lace falls over the hands. The high Medici collar is of the striped silk completely covered with lace. Another of rosy taffeta has a breast plate-like effect of applique lace and epau lettes of the same and a transparent yoke of mousseiine de soie. At the waist is an odd arrangement of two wide taffeta rib bons pale green in color, which encircle the waist smoothly, but cross each other quaintly in front; four handsome pink enameled buttons flecked with gold, ap parently, hold the ribbons in place. Almost equally pretty is a third blouse bodice composed of twine-hued lace over yellow chiffon on a silk foundation of the same tone. Moss-green velvet rib bons form the collar, catch up the small puffs which head the tight-fitting niched sleeves, and a very wide ribbon finishes the waist A full frill of lace falls over the hands. Very ample is a blouse bodice in black and white glace silk. It has revers of black velvet over which fall some exquisite lace which completely covers a vest of white glace. Three beautiful buttons appear on each of the revers. Over the black velvet choker falls a tiny collar of the lace. The sleeves are close-fitting, with very small puffs. They extend in pretty points over the hands. This bodice is the creation of a celebrated dressmaker, and has an inde scribable air and style quite individual and very chic. A dre.-s of black broche has a low bodice with black lisse berthe and the sleeves are composed of jet embroidery and shoulder straps. A white satin sash is tied behind in a large bow. Only 116 divorces have been granted in Canada in the last twenty years. Time wms when conscience dwelled Witb men of occupation; Time was when lawyers did not thrive bo well by men's vexation. Time was when kines and beggars Of one poore stuff had being; Time was when office kept no knaves— That time it was worth seeing. Time was a bowle of water Did give the face reflection: Time was when women knew no paint, Which now they call complexion. "Time was! I know that, brazen-face, without your telling. I know Time was, and I know what things there was when Time was; and if you speake no wiser no master shall be waked by mcc." Thus Miles talked and sang till another half hour was gone. Then the Brazen Head spoke again these words, "Time is part," and fell to the ground. Then fol lowed a terrible noise, with strange flashes of lire, so that Miles was half dead with fear. At the noise the two Friars awoke, and wondered to see the room full of smoke, but when that vanished they per ceivea the Brazen Head lying broken on the ground. At this sight they grieved, and called on Miles for explanation. Miles, half dead with fear, said it fell down of itself. Friar Bacon asked him if it did not speak. "Yes," quoth Miles, "it spoke, but to no The Princess Louise was elegantly attired in a creation of cream-colored silk brocade. Mousseiine de soie of lace adorned the bodice. Black silk moussehne de soie was draped over the bow on the right side of the corsage, from which radiated rays of steel sequins. She car ried some exquisite Malmauon roses. The design on the brocade was rosebuds and true lovers' knots, and the lace employed was old point applique laid over lisse. Fashions for JAzr\. On Derby Day the Prince of Wales ap peared in a lounge suit. Needless to say, this style has been quickly followed in America, as in warm weather a frock coat and top hat are far from comfortable, and it is a relief to know that until the fall we will not be expected to don them if not guests at a wedding. In England the four-in-hand tie is uni versally worn, but in this country the club tie and simple bow are preferred, and the double-breasted waistcoat so generally i worn in England is seen comparatively seldom here. In London black seems to be coming back and the four-in-bands are all a somber hue, a natural reaction after the gay colors so much indulged in of late. Some of the most fashionable tailors are giving the frock coats a slightly short waisted effect the skirts are long, but shorter than last year and are cut straight and have not the absurd George IV ef fect noted last season. Such coats are double-breasted, have square shoulders and peaked lapels with roll silk faced to the button holes. The waistcoat worn with it should have four buttons, and tbe lapels must be well notched, and on all occasions light gray trousers are worn. Him's remarks concerning his servants are worthy of consideration. He writes : ''I allow my servants — and I have kept what is known as bachelor hall, and I know of what I speak — liberty enough, but I demand certain things of them. They are told my conditions when they come into my employ, and they must comply with them or leave the place. I make no concessions. Consequently, I am al ways well served. My men servants must always be spotless in attire, and I would turn a man away at a moment's notice if I found that he had even as much as a spot on his shirt bosom. Consequently, I nave excellent service, as I remarked be fore. I always pay the very best wages. "My men must be dressed also without any ornaments whatever. It is very bad form to allow a servant to wear jewelry, and I would not let a groom wear a tie pin —as I see some very rich but very vulgar people permit— in his white lawn scarf. It must be perfectly plain, like a hunt Ascot. If there are female servants in the house they must, while at my domicile, dress in black. The women servants should only be allowed upstairs or above the servants' hall at certain times during the day, and this they should understand. Of course, where there is a hostess rules differ, but in any case they should be made to know their duties thoroughly. Nothing is more vulgar and purpose. Ye have a parrot speake better in the time you have been teaching this Brazen Head." "Out on thee, villiane!" said the Friar; "thou hast undone us both; hadst thou called us when it spake all England had been walled round about with brass to its glory and our eternal fames. What were the words it spake?" "Very few," said Miles, "and those were none of the wisest I have heard, either First hee said, 'Time is.' " "Haast thou called us then, we had been made forever." "Then halfe an houre after it spake again and said, 'Time was.' " "And wouldst thou not call us then?" said Bungey. "Alas!" said Miles, "I thought he would have told me some long tale. Then halfe an houre after he cried, 'Time ib past,' and made such a noise that hee hath waked you himself, meethinks." At tins Fryer Bacon," concludes the nistone, "was in such a rage that hee would have beaten his man. but he was re strained by Bungey; but, neverthelesse, for his punishment, hee witb his art struct him dumbe for one whole monthe's space. Thus the great work of these learned fryers was overthrown, to their great griefes, by this simple fellow." Ham Singh. so disagreeable as a badly managed house bold, and I must confess that I judge peo ple frequently by the kind of servants they have, and the way everything is arranged. Into a disorderly household I will not vißit twice.^ J^latir\ee Dresses. The subject of matinees is an interesting one, for all dainty women naturally wish to look fresh and bewitching in the morn ing. As a result many columns are monthly devoted to the description of these garments. But there is one serious fault to be found with most such descrip tions. I said all dainty women aspire to be, etc., and but comparatively few can afford the elaborate affairs, so pleasantly written up, for most of them are of the lightest and most delicate stuffs, all lined, at best, with the best of lining, and tbe greater number of them with silk, so it naturally follows that after such a matinee has been worn, say at the very most twenty times (if the wearer is extraordin arily careful) off it must go to the cleaner's, and before it is sent it must be almost en tirely ripped up. Well, we — most of vs — know what that means, and simply cannot afford such an outlay, and as wrappers are never supposed to be seen outside of the bedroom, what shall be done to at tain the desired results? At the present moment Japanese silks are selling for almost nothing. I saw some a few weeks ago which were quite lovely for 15 cents per yard, and I straightway invested \n twenty yards, thus expending $3; then, as lace must be used as trimming, I se lected a Valenciennes an inch wide. Thir ty-six yards were sufficient, and that meant $5 40. The silk has a white ground with a little line of orange running through it. I had a good grade of cotton, which had been shrunk, used to line the skirt, which is composed of three lace edged ruffles. The long jacket is lined with the same silk, tits tightly in the back, but loosely in front, a fichu-like arrangement having a lace-edged frill, and has a pretty effect. The medium sized sleeves have deep frills, lace edged, that fall over the hand. I had used orange ribbon, which gave a proper finish, and altogether, this gown for the morn ing cost but little over $12, and best of all it can be sent to the French laundry, be washed and ironed, and look just as fresh and lovely as when it first came home from a certain cheap little dressmaker's. Two such matinees would last a long time, and I have seen another made up very like mine, but in a lavender and while stripe, which is worthy of much praise, as it was made at home, and in spite of this fact, has a very Frenchy air, and this re minds me that I have read that "a matinee," or rather several matinees, are the first purchase a French woman makes when sht orders her trousseau, and this I consider a good suggestion for our own brides, as much comfort can be derived from such garments. Mme. Deschamps, who invented the pop ular Julienne soup, died in Paris recently, aged 94 years. HEW TO- DAT. SALT and PEPPER. 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