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next on aayi: "My piece It rery much too small, just pan It to Mis P ." This makea loads of fun and opening the parcels adds test to the occasion. It la well to have an appro priate sentiment written on the donor's card to be read aloud. Handkerchiefs and stockings may be rolled and con cealed In tissue paper with fringed ends and ao look like the snapping motto favora so popular at all aoclal functions; the ribbons tied around each one and all put within the pie. DROUGHT GRIPS THREE STATES Withered Crops Reported Every whereSixth Day of Heat Is Unbroken. GUARDING JAIL SMART HATS IN BLACK AND WHITE SURROUND KENTUCKY JAIL TO PREVENT MOB FROM ATTACK ING COAL MINER, JnWawitieitij Emigrant Party. Thla waa a most amusing entertain ment given at a seaside place at the little clubhouae built out over the water. The Invitations read: "All Aboard for the 'Manor Dock. Come In 'EmJ' grant' Costume; August Eighth at Eight O'clock. "Refreshments fifty cents." The caada were limited to a coterie who were well acquainted and at the parting of the way was near, every one entered most heartily Into the scheme. The couplo who attracted a great deal of attention was a man and his wife who appeared as Dutch peas ants, Including wooden shoes. "Pad dy" from "Cork" and "Sweet Kitty," his colleen, were hailed with delight Prizes were awarded to a family of Russian Jews, who were most realis tic, carrying great rolls and bags, with a bird cage and a baby which wa a large doll. The grand march was formed and all passed before the Inspector, who gave a clean bill of health. Refreshments consisted of aaadwiches. Iced coffee, doughnuta and pie served just as such things are found In a country station; counter and benches had been ar ranged with tall dishes of fruit; plates of sandwiches, alternating with "fried" cakes and pie; hot tea or coffee, also ice cream could be ordered. Card tables were provided for those who wished to play, and there was a jolly dance. The possibilities of this plan are great and such an affair could be utilized by a church society or club as a means of making money. Flags of all nations would make an appropriate decoration. "Cobbler" Garni for Wee Tota. Here la something the little kiddies will enjoy: Tell one of the children to rail himself the "cobbler" and sit on the floor, while the other join hands and dance around him. The cobbler says : "N'ow Is the time to try on the shoes," and at once, but without leav ing his seat, reaches for the feet of one in the ring while the players, who muet not let go of hands, endeavor to dance out of his reach. If one Is caught he, or she, becomes the cob bler. Novel Shower Scheme. This Is a pretty way to present the gif: to a bride at a shower if the ar ticle are small like hosiery or hand kerchiefs. Make a Jack Horner pie in the colors the hostess wishes to have and when dessert time comes (if the occasion le a luncheon) auk each guest to pull her ribbon and as the package is forthcoming, each one has some excuse to find like "This piece of pie Is too large, please hand it to Miss B " (the honored guest). And the V2pfe T THIS Is on of the largo shapes which are agaia tho raja la Paris. It I turned up at on side and under the brio there la a cluster of shaded roses. A length of black velvet ribbon la passed under tbs chin and fastnad under the roses at on side. Nearly all the new picture hats show strings, either of velvet ribbon or soft satin. Thee strings give aa old-world appearance to a simple hat and tasy ar. (or Um greater part, coming. Unique Wadding Anniversary. At the celebration of the fortieth wedding day Interesting decorations on the dining room table either side of the wedding cake were small dolls, dressed In costumes which were exact reproductions of the bridal apparel worn by the bride and bridegroom on their wedding day. Every one was so delighted In comparing fashions, and a daughter of the couple wore her mother's wedding gown, aa the bride of 40 years could not get Into It. The place cards bore pictures of the honored gueats taken at the time of the original wedding and one of to day, under which was written "Forty Years After." A picture of the first home and the present one were also on the card. It Is needless to say the guests were much pleased to have these valuable souvenirs. The boxes containing wedding cake bore the date of tho wedding and the present date. Practical and Seasonable. So many requests have come to me for simple but well balanced menus for stag affairs. I think these two very good; precede the second one with watermelon and cantaloupe balls In glasses, slightly sugared, and a few drops of aherry poured over them an hour before serving. Keep on Ice. Consomme and Bread Sticks. Salmon "roqueu-s. Hauoe Tartars. French Fried Potatoes. Roast Bert, Brown Oravy. Stowed Tomatoes. Potatoes. Grape Jam. Chlpix-d Pears. Parker House Rolls. Fruit 1 1. Tomato Salad. Cheese Balls. Sandwiches Peach Mousse. Cake. CofTce. Bonbons. Beefsteak. Creamed New Potatoes. Tiny Radishes. Spiced Figs. Apricot Marmalade. Tiny Buklnfr Powder Biscuit. Tomato Salad. Wafers. Peaches and Cream. Tiny Sponge Cake. Coffee. "Letter" Game. Tbtfl Is a very old game, but I have no doubt that It will be new to many. and I am sure those of us who knew it in our youth will be glad to renew the acquaintance. Any number of players may participate. The one who propose the game ex. plains that the letter chosen must be' gin the answer to the question; tor Instance, suppose the letter "A" 1 agreed upon and the leader says "men tion the name of an American city be ginning with "A," (Atlanta); a for eign city, (Amiens); an American river, (Alabama) ; a mineral, (ame thyst); a vegetable (artichoke); an animal, (ape); an article to be worn, (arctics), etc. Questions Innumerable may be sug gested. MADAME MERRI. Link Buttons In Style. Link cuff buttons seom to be gain ing In fashion. They are even used In the cuffs of coats. Very attractive link buttons, made all of dull silver in handwrought design, are sold for $8 a pair. More attractive links, with silver settings about Russian blue lapis lazuli, sell for $15. FARMERS IN FLEA FOR WATER Agriculturists In Missouri and Kansas Ar Trying to Buy Water for Tnslr Stock Rain Rllva 8om Town. Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 11. Cities and towns In three states, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, ar harassed for want of water. Several towns are shipping In their water by freight In others low wells and lack of water for use in sanitation has caused disease. Lamentations for burnt crops com from all soctlons, and In soma of th districts hardest hit the impossibility of laying by a winter's feed for live stock promises to prolong the suffer ing. A sixth consecutive day of extreme heat Is under way with the likelihood that the maximum temperatures, rang ing from 98 to 110 will be equaled. To Install New Fountain. Six new horse fountains In various sections of the city were ordered In stalled after complaints had reached the water department that the crush about the old fountains waa so great tn some Instances that the whole street wa blocked to traffic. Resi dents carry the water home for do mestic uses,' a practice usually forbid den. The fire department issued an ap peal for extraordinary car in view of the inflammable state of objects long exposed to a blazing sun. Many cisterns and wells are dry. The president of the fire and water board today ordered firemen to fill the cisterns of all residents In need of water. Dairymen, truck gardeners and others living In the outlying dis tricts, have begun to cart water from the public fountains. Farmers In Plea for Water. Farmers in Missouri and Kansas are trying to buy water for their stock from the cities and larger towns. A Jackson county farmer asked for enough water to supply 250 cattle. An other wanted three large tank loads a day until rain falls. The request was refused. The supply in the south eastern part of the city is running low. A water famine developed at OjatheJ, tno vgnU box on , ,n tne Kan., two weeks ago, and since then the town has obtained 60,000 gallons daily from this city. ' Because water supplies are very low all over Kansas, S. J. C'runiblne, sec retary of the state board of health. sent out a warning that all water for drinking or domestice purposes should be sterilized. Governor Hughes and K. D. Coburn, secretary of the state board of agri culture, Issued statements urging the farmers to "keep a good grip on their courage" and not to sacrifice any of their live stock, fowls or feed unless absolutely necessary. Rain Relieves Soma Town. -Norfolk, Va., Aug. 11 A rain that had amounted to an Inch at 9 a. ra. drenched the territory around Norfolk east to West Point, west to Neligb and northeast to Sioux City. WOMEN PUSHING SUFFRAGE Jane Addama of Chicago la the Prin cipal 8pakr for Washington Mass Msetlng. Washington, Aug. 11. Suffragists from all parts of the United States are gathering here to attend the confer ence of the National Council of Wom en Voter Wedneaday. Mrs. Emma Smith Devoe, president of the organi zation. Is here. The conference will extend through Thursday and Friday and will be executive, except for a mass meeting In a local theater Fri day evening, at which Miss Jane Ad dams of Hull House, Chicago, will be the principal apeaker. Meanwhile suf frage wcrkers are doubling their ef forts to win converts. Street corner meetiugr are affairs of nightly occur rence aril Miss Jeaunette Kankln of Montana and Mia Lucy Burn, vice presldeni of th congressional com mittee tt the National American Wom an's Suffrage association, will make address.! on Pennsylvania avenue. TEMPERS' TEAM AT DENVER Chlcagc Commandery, No. 19, First to Arrive for Conolsv In Colorado CKy. Denvsr, Colo., Aug. 11. Th first drill te-tra of th Knights Templars to arrive tier for attendance upon th trienrlal conclave August 12 was Chi cago commander?. No. 19. The Chi cago team marched to the parade grounds especially constructed for th use of th Knights to begin their drill practlc. Th work of decorating th city la finished and everything is in readlneaa for th opening celebration when tb ntlr decorative achetn will b Illuminated with Its myriads of lights. Fir Do 120,000 Damage. Fsrmaravlll, 111., Aug. 11. Fir of unknown origin ,wblch destroyed Ave buildings waa brought under control aflar causing $20,000 damage. Th lo Is partly cotr4 by Insurance. OTHINO smarter than the black been developed this season. They are the perfection of tasteful cut In simple, graceful lines, and made up with a perfection of workmanahlp which Is possible only when machines lend their precision In the pro cess of manufacture. Now that deaigners use so much of the effects to be obtained only by mechanical work, we And th tailored gown Indebted to ma chine stitching for much of its style. To be worn with this trig costume the "tailored bat" makes Its appear ance every season, sure of the earliest welcome and the most lasting favor. Two of the very latest of this most satisfactory headwear are ahown here, developed In satin. One shows a brim lifting at the side and faced with black while the body of the hat Is satin of a sunny whiteness. There is no trimming except a pair of black and white wings mounted with a rosette of feathers. They are out-spread as In flight. This hat Is so full of style that Is will lend distinction to the plainest of gowns. One of the new sailors Is shown developed In black satin which lies smooth to the frame. It Is finished with a pair of wings simulated In satin and posed at the back of the hat. The shape is graceful with on elongated crown and a very slight droop to the brim. JULIA BOTTOM LEY. VANITY CASES OF ODD DESIGN Manufacturers Have Deviled Many New Ideaa for Thla Indispen abl Appendage. The vanity case has become so much a part of a woman's outfit that the manufacturers are discovering many odd ways for her to carry It. To take one's powder puff and lip rouge from one's handbag has become commonplace; now a woman can tuck these In her bracelet. One of the new Llnrt haa flax. Ma llnlra rf crnM tvlro shape of an oval medallion with a handsome monogram. Or she can wear it around her neck as a sautolr. Fascinating vanity pend ants are shown of all styles and prices, from tiny ones of French Jew elry to diamond studded boxes no bigger than a child's locket. Among the most popular of the vanity cases for the neck are those of colored Rus sian enamel on a linked chain to match. Again, one may carry a vanity box on the end of the parasol, or as the head of a big hatpin, disguised as a charm for her chatelaine, or even set In one of the big buttons that orna ment her corsage draperies. One girl, who wore a watch on the back of one riding glove, had set In the other a small vanity case ready for Instant use when she dismounted. An other girl has a similar case in the end of her crop. The new opera bags Include a van ity box, and those that do not may be supplied with them by small pockets sewed to the Interior of them. VEIL ADDS MUCH TO EFFECT Selection of Material and It Adjust ment Ar Matters of th Utmost Importance. One reason why the French woman aristocrat or bourgeois invariably looks so smart, is because of the car with which she selects and puts on her veil. Just now she Is wearing with her tailored hat a complexion veil of flesh-colored fine maline which, from a short distance does not show at all, and which makea hor skin seem if dazzling fairness. On this veil. In the center cf a threadlike (lower spray or leaf pattern In self tone, Is em broidered a "beauty" spot in black, and the strip of gaute is adjusted so that the spot strikes the face wherever It most becomes It on on cheek, on the chin or at on corner of the mouth. Thla complexion veil, like many of those in all-ovor chenille-dotted or small hexagon mesh or in flower mo tifs or Irregular mesh. Is drawn close ly about th fac and Its euds tuck ed neatly away under the bat s brim at th back. Craquel meshes in either bold or modest floral or scroll pattern. Shet land and Chantilly lac valla, ar worn with elaborate hats about which they ar draped In a flowing, loose manner and their ends allowed to fall grace fully over th back of th figure. This About Blouses. They hav waistcoats. That la, waistcoat effect. It la a broad veste usually. Th material contrasts with th blous. Sharp points com out over th skirt front. And It Is finished off with fancy buttons In tru vast sty!. To dat this la th newest touch lhowa ! th blouses of Ut moment and white checked tailored suits has COOL SUMMER SUIT Model of whit moire trimmed with ruching of black maline. Postillion Jacket, with sash falling to hem of skirt. Egyptian Basket. A reddish brown wicker basket, pad ded and lined with light brown satin, makes a lovely gift to the graduate or bride, If It contains an exquisitely hand-painted, cut-glass bottle of Egyptian bouquet perfume, and a small satin pad of Egyptian bouquet sachet powder, attached to the handle of th basket by means of narrow aatin ribbon. Tho baaket itself will prov a permanent ornament to the dressing tsble, as a convenient re ceptacle for trinkets, owing to its padded satin bed. Traveler's Hint. Som women, who find th suit case of conventional sis often Isrger than Is needed for a short stay, buy the size sold for children's use. These ar much easier to carry, and ar often amply sufficient Women going on a long trip will find th little cas a great convenience to hold a few be longing for a considerable absens from th supply trunk. Pretty Baby Caps. Us whit lac allover, and draw th fullness In at th back with ribbon run through a tiny bom. Edg th bonnet with a lac run, and mak long strings of fin laoa UserUos about thr Inches wtdw. V - ' .? j ".'r:"v i Who Is Charged With Shooting Ints an Automobile Party and Wound ing Man and Woman. Western Newspaper Union News Service Central City, Ky. The Jail here It being guarded, both to prevent vio lence to Sam Nlcholls, coal miner, and to discourage talk of an attempt to rescue him. Nlcholls is held on th charge that he shot Into an automo bile party and wounded Mrs. W. M. Houston and John Orlgsby. Two re volvers, found at the scene of the shooting, hsve been Identified as b longing to him. It Is aald his com panion confessed. Nlcholls rosldea In Hillside, a mining town three miles from here. He -and 10 companions were walking from Central City, when an auto passed and Nlcholls, It is aald, opened Are. Mrs. Houston, wife of an official of the Gibraltar Coal Co., waa shot hrough the left Bhoulder, and Orlgsby was hit In the arm. Chief of Police Langley arrested Nlcholls and two Tucker brothers, one of whom con fessed. A few weeks ago John Mar tin, of Greenville, waa shot while driv ing along this road. Auto parties are frequently Intimidated or stoned. Nicholla's companions tried to prevent his arrest and say they will stand by him, hence a battle at the Jail is a possibility. COOLIES ARRIVE IN CALIFORNIA. San Francisco, Cal. Because Uncle Sam has no revenue cutter here the Japanese fishing Junk reported oft Point Arena was able to land 17 Japanese coolies, 15 of whom were cap tured. The junk was seen by men on the steamer Henry T. Scott heading for shore, and as the Scott carries wireless the federal officials were promptly notified. The town constable at Point Arena captured 15 men. The Japanese landed on a sandy beach. 18 miles north of town, and were found n three parties. 1 FATHER SHOOTS HIS SON. Racine, Wis. Becaue his son, Chas. Patsold. aged 28 years, did not at once obey orders to drive cattle from a corn field, Ernest Patsold. 62 years of age, proprietor of a hotel at Wind Lake. Racine county, shot and killed the son. An hour later, when Patsold returned to the hotel and found his son waa dead, be went to a grove and sent a bullet into his right temple. It is be lieved he will die. THREE DIE IN A WRECK. Toledo, O. Three msn were killed. one was fatally anil another seriously Injured in an automobile accident near Wyandotte, Mich. The men were rid ing in Louis E. Bellsteln's automobile when the cur turned turtle in a ditch CINCINNATI MARKETS Corn No. 2 white 7676c. No. 3 white 764?76c, No. 4 white 734f 75c. No. 2 yellow 74Vi75c, No. 3 yel low 74 74140, No. 4 yellow 72 . 7.1c. No. 2 mixed 7475c, No. 3 mixed 74 474Vic, no. 4 mixed 72V473Hc, white ear 71074c. yellow tar 74ft76c. mixed ear 718'74c. Hay No. timothy $18. standard tim othy $17. No. 2 timothy $15.50(816, No. 3 timothy $1314, No. 1 clover mixed 15. 50 (ft 16, No. 2 clover mixed $13.50 14. No. 1 clover $14. No. 2 clover $12. Oats .No. 2 white 42Vi tfi4;io. stand ard white 42&42VJC, No. 3 white 41 42c, No. 4 white 4041,c. No. 2 mixed 41(3 41 He, No. 3 mixed 40V49 41c. No. 4 mixed 3'J(fi 40ic. Wheat No. 2 red 87Mifa88c1 No. 2 red 85V4(387c, No. 4 red 65&)85c. tggs Prime firsts 19c. firsts 16'4c. ordinary firsts 14 Vie, seconds 10c. Poultry Springers, 2 lbs and over. 18c; under 2 lbs, 16S17c; old roost ers, 10c; hens, over 4 lbs, 13 Vie; light, 4 lbs and under. 13lic; ducks, under 3 lbs, 10llu; spring ducks. 3 lbs and over, 13c; white, 4 lbs and over. 12c; turkeys, s ids and over, lSc; old toms, 18c; young, 18c. Cattle Shippers, $7.257?i8; butcher steers, extras $7.25(37.85. good to choice $6.6067.50, common to fair $5 f.40; belters, extras $7&7.25. good to choice $6.506.25, common to fair. $5.3505 85; cows, extras $ti& 8.25, good to choice $5.35(5.85, common to fair $4.75(6.25; caniiers. $3&4. Bulls Bologna $6.66 ti 6.25. extras $6.35, fat bulls K fit 6.35. Calves Extras $10.25. fair to aood $8(0 10, common and large $4.50f(S.50. Hogs Selected heavy $8.76fo8. 0. good to choice packers and butchers $!d9.10, mixed packers $8.0(9.05, stags $4.5007.25, common to choice heavy fat sows $54f 7.75, extras $7.85 WJSO, light shippers $.209.30 pis (100 lbs and less) $6&9.20. Sheep Kxtsa $4.1664.25. good lo holce $3.2564.10, common to (air $34i 3.65. Lambs Extra $7.76. good to choir $7.207.65, common to fair S.25$7. ulls $3,204)4.50, stock ewea 3.50 1 50, yearlings $3,2545.25. DUEL FOUGHT BY RANCHMEN. Lawrence, Kan. Dean Warrvn, age tl. a ranchman, died th victim of a bullet aent Into bis brain tn a format duel staged her. Douetas authorities ar looking for the young ranchman:' antagonist. According to Information said to hav been glveu by person who verheard plans for th dual, th men stepped off 30 paea and fired their pistols. Four shots war fired, on of which struck Warren la tit had. A gam of diet I said to hav bea tht cau of tbs quarrel.