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Week-End Edition, June 12-13, 191o.
Over the Spring Garden Wall Smocks, Aprons aad All the Paraphernalia That Go to Make Gardening the Fad of the Snnimer; Flappy Hats Replace the Sailor. & Hats American Made By American Maids Republished by Special Arrangement with Harper's Bazar . EL PASO HERALD New York, June 12. What Is so rare as a'day In Jane, "When earth tries heaven If tt be In tuner So thinks the girl. who gathers up her gaily painted sprinkling pot, her shears, her basket, and her kneellng pad, and trudges otf to the garden to enjoy an hour or two of solitude and intimate association with the, sun shine and flowers. It is quite a fad this pottering among your own posies; a phenomenon one might almost call it. smock for every garden, and no garden is complete without one. Watching passing events, the shop keeper concludes that all the world 13 a garden, and straightway fills his window with giddy wheelbarrows all painted with flowers; green basket kits with English tools: smocks, anrons and a thousand and one things suggesting neatness, care ana comiort lor garden work. There was a garden set offered the other day in one of the shops for $12 complete; consisting of a flat, boat shaped basket of brown wicker, fitted with shears, a collapsible ruler, grub ber, marker, rake, brown burlap kneel ing pad. and an apron, of the brown burlap. In fact, all the tools now come light in weight to fill the requirements of the woman gardener; and the fix tures In bright colors to catch her eye. A Belgian who keeps a 'shop in the down town section of the city, made a name lor nimse'i in tne early season by introducing the garden sticks; the?a are wooden canes pointed at one end with figures of animals, people and flowers on the top, to stick in the ground and tie the .plants to. A maid en all forlorn stands side by side with the man all shaven and shorn; for $I.S9 the pair will hold up your pet rosebush all summer, or keep the goldenglow in order. A black cat with back humped and tall skyward, is another fa.ulllar figure on the sticks; and bluebirds and red cardinals make bright spots in green shrubbery. Some importations have Dutch windmills on top and an expensive stick has a fairy gracefully noised on a toadstool. One man has even gone so far as to use bonny rab bits in place of birds, and an lngeneous friend ties on the gift card: "Standing in your, garden trim. Bonnets Designed for Lady Duff-Gordon by Students of the N. Y. School of Fine and Applied Arts. A. Smock of Blue Linen for the 'Woman on Girrdcnlng Bent. w herein the artistic finds expression in paraphernalia which blends with the landscape. The shops abound with pay Impor tations, smocks, bonnets and aprons, to tempt those who tarry within the gar den gate. The smocks in themselves are enough to turn one to rakes. spades and garden baskets. I am told i he fad originated in England; cer taiulj. it is charming enough to be long to old Brittany. This garment t as much the appearance at a middy, grown to greater length, coming Just oelow the knee, being slashed to slip on o er the head Usually it is made v ith setii sleet es and yoke, and mocked front and back, and on pock ets and sleeves. For the most part, linen, unbleached muslin, cretonne and fcilk are used in the making. All a garden, with cockle-shells and silver bells, needs is a Mistress Mary. uiiire contrart, in one of these fetching n'ii smnltc fan x mi niriii- nnr- t'up more charming than a bright- j ed girl in a blue smock, white bat, i hirt and shoes, among the roses in an old garden' Perchance there is a woven wcke- basket on a cane, stuck In the ground to hold the posies, and a few riant-sticks, with parrots, cardinals and bluebirds, perched on top, scattered I among tne iiowersto make tne picture painted by nature quite complete. Just looking at a yellow linen smock, with flowered cretonne collar, bat and skirt to match, brings to mind an old-fashioned garden With its straight rows of l.uchelor buttons, lady slippers and hol Ij hocks So it goes that there is a XI -Jvii mff , Sift jkZ'&i I. ' VrevM &fl&r If Et3 ii if III ' 1 W j. jwi rx ucciti W 'Nli i-- A F " i - - j. .. . 'Silver Birch" Over a Gray Transparent Foundation Silver Butterflies Are Poised. - "Roulette" A Blueand White Circle Rims a Small Blue Crown. "The Great Divide" Pink Flowers Are Scattered Over the Crown of This Mauve Chiffon Hat. A Dress of Brown Linen to Wear With Garden llpron of Cretonne. May the plant-stick straight and tall In the warm sun. By its brightness gladden all." No need, however, to rely- wholly on the sticks for color. Bamboo baskets for weeds and knees-, are made bright win cushions or figured cretonne; tne kneeling pad of woven rush is bound with red tape, that it, too. may have the spirit of the sunshine and flowers; and baskets are enameled and painted with roses, buttercups and daffodils. Kven aprons take on a gala uay aspect, being made of chintz, cretonne or quaint. checked, pink gingham. The woman who makes gardening her summer pastime may even go xarther and select the dress she wears with the apron to harmonise with grass, flowers and dovecote. A brown burlap or dark blue linen will give the desired effect, made with plain waist, full skirt and the broad organdy collar and cuffs that we have come to call Quaker. She will have no trouble in finding these accessories. The sports shops must have anticipated the craze, for there are hats, gloves and shoes galore for the purpose. First came the peanut straws and cane bottom chair hats, with floppy brims to pro tect the wearer from the sun. These are trimmed with a rosette of cre tonne to match the smock, or apron, a velvet bow or a cluster of straw flow ers. Then there are poke shapes and sunbonnets with streamers of cre tonne which have taken their style from a peep In a ltlt fashion book; but the Chinese Coolie hats are the novel ties of the season. With streamers at tached at the side, milady can wear tne plateau on ner neau, or wnen tne sun Is yet In the east, use It as a bas ket to carry her flowers. Since gloves must be worn to pro tect the hands, the stores are showing chamois and canvas for this purpose, and if you listen close, you will hear the girl behind the counter tell each customer In a bored voice to bur a sise larger than they usually wear. It is easy to tell that this girl, too, has been caught In the thrall of the gar dening craze, and is thinking, no doubt, of larkspur and roses. Instead of the gloves her customer wears. Garden etiquette even reaches to shoes White canvas Is the approved material and you may have a comfortable, flat sneaker or trim pump, with medium heel in this fabric. With such settings, fittings and clothes, gardening- becomes more than a mere pleasure. It now Is a real sport of the summer; when you meet a fried, it's not how many miles have yon motored, or how many tour naments won, but how does your gar-. den grow since the last drouth, rain or storm of the season. A Serial Every One Should Read A Narrative of Everyday Affairs : ::: Tkeir Married Lire ::: Warren Sees Trouble In the Curtis Home. "W ARRBN. don't forget and go and Bob had the good cards and walk- to bed," said Helen from I ed away with the score. Louise seem . . . . ed out of sorts and although Bob talked her nea room. i . i j-,i ..--. .-. . x- - i-. of sincerity about his remarks. Warren drew a long breath as they stepped out into the street. "Wonder what's wrong In that camp." he remarked. "Louise was probably tired." defend ed Helen, mentally resolving to try and find ont about it the next day when Louise was alone. "Looked like a quarrel to me. Well, they cant expect a. honeymoon to last forever." "Why? What's going on tonight?" "Have you forgotten that we are go ing down co play cards with Bob and Louise?" "Tonlghtr Yen ir von Rfl verr tired?" not; waat uma no ONE-PIECE BATHING SUIT 4 iP iifliiii i ' ' ' ii "A Man and His Wife" Isabel Doesn't Tell John Of Her Proposed Escort. By VIRGINIA TERntJXE VAX DB WATER. By LA BACONTETJSE. THE one-piece liatlmi -.ti it fM to be very popular this summer. Models are shown in am, itm . oiubnuUmus usually a solid color with a com bining binding and button trimming. The material used is a soft firm mixture of silk and wool or mohair with very little fullness anywhere. The lines are straight, as in the illustration, with a narrow belt which fastens in ii out with two pearl buttons The piping and lacing is of white silk hercules Ip' Jld- CHAPTER XXIX. TIE matter of dismissing Cynthia and engaging a new servant was one upon which John's mind was evidently made up. While Isabel did sot forget the ex tra expense involved by this measure, this vexed her less for the moment than did the suspicion that John wanted to have a more competent maid so that Adelaide Simmons and her friends might be entertained In his home In a manner which he con sidered suitable and proper. Yet, since argument would lead to nothing but hard feeling, why argue? The wife was sick of disputes. Now she meant to act, not talk. So she informed Cynthia that, as she did not care to learn to be a more proficient cook and waitress, her ser vices would not be required after the expiration of the present month. Her own heart sank a little as she heard herself giving up a certainty for an uncertainty, but the maid took the announcement with an Indifferent "All right, ma'am." that left the em ployer wondering if Cynthia had not already planned to "give notice her self. There was no hurry about en eaging a new servant yet. It was well to be rid of one before another arrived. Meanwhile. Isabel's thoughts turned often to the coming Ferris dinner. She felt almost as a young girl does in preparing for her first party. Even the recollection of John's declination of the Invitation did not dampen her anticipatory enthusiasm. She had written to David Duval saying that she would be ready on next Wednes day evening by a quarter past seven. The dinner hour named was 7:J0: Isabel did not tell John of her ac ceptance of Duval's escort. True to her determined plan of action, she was preserving the same reticence with regard to her plans that he was In the habit of preserving with regard to his. Does Not Know Isabel's Plan. John was coming home that evening at 6 oclock to dress, he informed his wiie. lien be would leave bv 7 will appear 10 years younger If you have a facial. Why, It will make you really beautiful." Isabel repressed a smile at the thought of what a young wife she would be if time rolled back 19 years. But the word "beautiful" did tempt her. She knew the massage was an extravagance but she reflected on how much money John would probably spend, tonight on cigars and liquor. This thought moved her to say: "All right I will try it Just this once." The results of the treatment fnl- Oh. I suppose vrA ttAve to start?" "Not before eight. You'll have time for a nice rest before then." Helen was somewhat elated at War ren's manner of taking the affair. She had exnected him to storm and ask when sne had made the date, and here he was taking it philosophically. She went back to her dresser and proceeded with hM, jirtHtjiinff- Helen w&s reallv I concerned about Louise. She bad not seen her since the day that sne aaa come down to tell her about her quar rel with Bob. Of course, Helen had called her up on the telephone, but Louise bad not raved enthusiastically in spite of the fact that she assured Helen that every thing was all right. Helen had meant to run down and see her, but she had been busy and she bad relied npon their card date to find out about everything. There was something though about the quarrel between. Bob and Louise that vaguely comforted Helen. She had thought Louise possessed some thing that she and Warren lacked in relations, and here waa Louise crying over a quarrel with Bob. She was terribly sorry for Louise, but somehow it placed the two women on the same plane and made Helen happier. It was a queer way of rea soning, but it satined Helen Begs Her To Sit Still. Helen finished dressing and went back to loin Warren. Now that she ADVICE To , the Lovelorn had put a touch of rouge on her lllr HAT f)Mt th. hMt.ll Witt. ,! k ! she stroked her eyebrows had been dipped in a preparation that would darken the brows slightly. "Oh!" the young matron exclaimed as she gazed at her own image in the mirror after the "treatment" was com pleted. "I had no idea you could im prove me so! But Isn't there a little too much powder on my face?" "That's easily corrected," the attend ant said, wiping the white deposit off deftly. "Now you are just right, and 1 would advise you. not to do anything further to the face. Do not wash it for it will make it red and shiny it j you do." rromiKn 10 i.enve ner I'nce Alone. "Oh. No." Isabel promised, "I am going home to dress at once and I certainly shall not do a thing to my face." The manicure had cost SO cents, the Shampoo and waving of hir hair ii, the facial massage 1 more. She supposed she ought to tip the girl who bad made her "beautiful." and she dropped a dime into her hand then wondered If she should have made it a quarter. "Two dollars and a half," she mused, as she hurried home. "But I don't care I have a right to spend a little money on myself now and then." John was already in his dresslngroom when she reached the apartment. "I will shut this door between the rooms," she said after she had greeted him. "I know you want to dress and a want to do the same so we won't dis turb each other if the door is closed." She wanted to rearrange her hair ; Diore jonn saw il ii iooKea so aril' i to lift this cloud from my unhappy rated? K. L. Don't worry about your Inability to dance. Can you play tennis or indulge la any of the wholesome sports that healthy and sane young men look on with such delight? Don't consider whether or not yon know girls for awhile. Make friends with boys of your own age; take an Interest in athletics, and sooner or later you will fall naturally into social groups where there' are girls well worth knowing. There would, of coarse, he no harm in your taking a course of dancing les sons. Really my boy. Ten have nothing in the- world to be bine about. Just make friends with the out-of-doors and with bears of your own age. The rest will follow. DOXT EXAGGERATE. Dear Miss Fairfax: I am 30 and study hard at college. I find It very hard, almost impossible, to see girls of my age and am often, gloomy on that account. I am prac tically barred from all social functions because I cannot dance. Will you not please try to help me FALSE PIUDE. Dear Mies Fairfax: I have been going ont with a young man for the past five years and during I that time we have bee building oa the hopes of marrying soon. He lost a good position and tt seems he cannot get a fairly good salary elsewhere. Xow Miss Fairfax. I am only In com fortable circumstances, but some of my relatives and all of my friends are well off. some wealthy, and if I marry this man and my friends say. "What business is your husbami In?" I know I am going to be made to feel cheap. B. & If the opinion of, others Is going to matter so ranch to you that you will be ashamed o'f your husband if they look with contempt on his business not because it Is dishonorable, but be cause it is not one that says well give him up by all means. You would only make blm unhappy If you married him and nagged at htm for not being a greater success. ATTRACTIVE NECKWEAR filled the operator's prophecy. IU " l"f, ' X, h,, ,i clever girl did-not tell Isabel that she I ?" 5?fc" JSJ,. 5 looked up in a few minutes and said disagreeable: "Can't you sit still five minutes? Instead of repling Helen laughed. -Why what was I doing?" "Fidgeting around, of course." "Wen I'll sit sMH. I promise." Helen sat still for some five minutest then Bhe turned to lootc at tne ctocs. i stlil ten minutes to waiu one bui v as quicniy as possaie ana iiptuea wi to the dining room, where she had left her new briuge scores. She wanted to show them to Warren before they left. Warren had left the living room and was making a great noise from the bathroom. "Where on earth did you put my razor?" He shouted after a fruitless rummaging around. "In toe medicine cheat," said Helen penitently running to help htm. Here it is. Are you going to shave? It's getUng late." "Thats right, nag at a man, lfs so pleasant. ' Helen waa righteously angry at Warren. He migat have shared long ago and saveu the time. Now they would be late in arriving and she had promised Louise that tney would be down early. It was after 8 already. Narren began to draw hot water, and Helen knew that It would not do any good to say anything more. So she went back to the living room, put her bridge scores away and sat down to read. It was nearly 9 o'clock be fore they started, and it took tifteen nunui.es to get to Bob's apartment. L uise opened the door add said gaily head after the manner considered "silish" by the average hair dresser. She took out the numreous hairpins, shook down her fair lockft anri nrn. uuuex. mm go io tne club. He had ceeaed to twist tnem into tneir cus u.v.c tcim ow ii. n wnmi w am- , -e mougni you weren i coming. ficial. puffed and piled on top of her I Helen looked at her closely and " VV e tnought you weren't coming." told some of "the boys" to be there a bit early to see that all was in readi ness for their expected guest. This arrangement suited Isabel perfectly. It did away with the necessity of her preparing her husband for the arrival of her escort. John had forgotten to ask her If she still Intended to have Cynthlan accompany her to Mrs Fer ris"s. How she was to reach her des tination, or how she was to return, was apparently of small consequence to him. It was as well that she was learning to think and act for herself. She wanted to look especially well this evening. By 4 oclock in the after noon she had laid out her evening gown, wrap, slippers and gloves. The filmy lace scarf she was to throw over her head was also placed In readiness. Then she went out to a Broadway es tablishment and was manicured and shr f DOOed. and had hfr hmr w;.T after which the attendant asked h. r if j she would not have a facial massage. It would cost Jl. Isabel shook her I head. I "But, madam, try it just this once and see how- Io-.eK it will mike ou," I urged the irani; woman "i:eall. if, you are goinic out for the fipmiiK as i mink ;ou said jou were oa j of iou. tomary loose coil. The wave Impart ed b the hot tongs certainly was be coming to her; her color was wonder ful; she decided that her whole ap pearance was most attractive. She called Cynthia to help her fasten her dainty pale blue gown. "My"' the maid ejaculated, as the last hook was secured and she sur veyed h-r mistress. "You suttingly look i sweet" j The wife hoped for a similar verdict 1 from her husband, and when he camo into her room just before his depar- ture she gazed at him expectantly. I "Is my tie all right? he asked. "I've worn it before but It will do. won't It? I'm infernally late." ' You look very nice," she said. As he kissed her goodnight, she added, "Do I look all right, tooT- jure. you look all right." be said hit husbandly indifference. "By-by! ila'e a good time!" And he was gone (To be continued.) A-dollar saved by buying goods pro duced elsewhere is a dollar thrown at your neighbor's birds. Buv of your nejgr.oor, and he'll buy thought she could discern tear-rimmed lids. bhe followed Louise Into the pretty bedroom, and turned to her irapetu- I ously, "is ever) thing all right, dear?" iuise laughed ana neien imagined that it was just a little bit forced. Helen looked at her anxiously. "But Lcuise. you' know how Interested I am. And think, dear, of the times you have helped me.' "And think of the times you helped me before I was married." LBnlse Uom !of Play IVelL "Not neariy as much." "Yes, IntiteU." and then Louise opened her mouth as though she were atout to say something more, but she changed her mind and turned away. Helen was sure now that she was keening something back. They went out into the living room and Bob greeted Helen as boisterously as usual The table was all ready for the game to begin and Helen sat down opposite Bob. Louise did not play as well as usual. She seemed nervous, and oiuc made a oolish mistake and apoloi ed ni" vousl for it Bob looked at her dark ly, and Warren smiled. Helen won dered if he would hate been as gen-tU-manlv about it if she had be?i plains witfi" him. The eeniitir was not a success, al though there trap not rtnr one thlnir tb.it ile'.vn tould finU fault with. She MJ By LA RACONTETJSE. AN of the most attractive neckwear Bovelties are shown in combination materials, sometimes lawn and pique or linen and batiste, or, as illus trated, organdy and lace. While the hiirh collar is favored it will he noted that the low necked front is also desirable. Clever designers have created novelties combining the two. A Directoire collar and revers with embroidery touches are attractively combined with a frill of sheer net lace. Tiny blacfc satin buttons trim tue center of-thc tucked vest, while at the sides, beneath the wide ret its, arc concealed small snap fasteners. f