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rNctuurk jitfdt* s©®ibty events .
IOUBLE wedding will be solem
nized this afternoon at the par
te of the Elizabeth Avenue Pres
ian Church, when Miss Florence
Littell, daughter, of Mrs. Georg
i. Littell, of 309 Johnson avenue
Walter Laurence Avery, also of
city and Miss Ella Schaeffer,
liter of Mrs. Anna Schaeffer and
,1 Huff, both of this city, will be
j ceremony will be performed by
Dean Dobson, pastor of the
:h. There will be. no outside st
ints and each couple will serve
ther. Both brides will be gowned
irk blue broadcloLh suits, black
it hats to match and will wear
ige bouquets of lilies of the val
After a short trip both couples
-etude in this city.
jS Grace Osborne Denning,
(liter of Mrs. Margaret Denning.
S Fairmount avenue, and Wes
Unge, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J
e. of Washington, D. C., were
ied this morning at the De Groot
odist Episcopal Church by Rev.
. Muller, pastor of the church
bride was attended by Miss Fay
kmeyer and Charles Jules Den
brother of the bride, was best
The bride wore a traveling suit of
old blue, a black velour hat trimmed
with ostrich feathers to match the
suit and wore a corsage bouquet of
lilies of the valley. Miss Kniekmeyer
wore a navy blue broadcloth suit, a
hat to match and a corsage bouquet
of lilies of the valley.
The ceremony and the wedding
oreakfast that followed in New York
jtrs attended by only members of the
immediate family. The couple will re
j, (de in Washington after a short trip.
j , The marriage of Miss Ella McCor
[ Hick, daughter of Mrs. Mary McCor
L :ick, of 134 Hudson street, and
I iseph Bennett, of 406 Bank street,
l il take place this afternoon at 5:30
I clock at 3t. Joseph's R. X'. Church, 1
■ >v. Edward F. Quirk officiating. I
Miss McCormick's sister, Miss Mar
garet McCormick, will be bridesmaid
and John Bennett, brother of the
prospective bridegroom, will act as
best man. Miss Catherine Lynch will
play the wedding march. The cere
mony will he followed by a reception
at the home of the bride's mother.
After a short trip the couple will re
side at 62 Avon avenue.
The Loyal Temporal!' e Legion of
the Vailsburg Woman's Christian
Union met yesterday afternoon at
the home of the president. Miss
Gladys Haul). The regular routine
business ^vas transacted and a tem
perance reading was given by the
geest of the dac, Mrs. frant San
f. rd.
"Suffrage Scenes in the Senate." by
Mrs. Emily Montague Bishop, the pro
gram for the opening tea of the sea
son of the Women's Political Union
of New Jersey Sunday afternoon at
the headquarters, 79 Halsey street,
promises to bo of interest aside from
its bearing on the suffrage question.
Mrs. Bishop s interpretation of scenes
in the. United States Senate have re
ceived the hearty indorsement of the
vnrious clubs and societies before
which she has appeared and it is ex
pected that a number. of men and
women will avail themselves of the
opportunity of hearing her. Mrs.
Abraham Van Winkle will be hostess
of the day. At the second tea, Oc
tober 12. Mrs. Frank H. Sommer will
be hostess and Mrs. Mary Ware Den- j
nett, of New York, secretary of the
National Suffrage Association, will
be the speaker. Mrs. Wilfred Lewis, |
president of the Equal Franchise So- j
clety of Pennsylvania, will make the
address at the tea on October 19.
when Miss Sophronia Anderson will
be the hostess.
The committee in charge of the suf
frage parade to be held Saturday |
afternoon, October 25, will meet Fri
day morning at the headquarters, 33
Halsey street.
f| —P E R SONAL S-—
I Mr. and Mrs. George Herrick,
formerly of Ridge street, who left the
Forest Hill section about two years
ago, have returned and are now liv
ing in Mt. Prospect avenue, near
Heller parkway.
Rev. Orman M. West, paBtor of the
Suinmerfleld Methodist Church, is
spending two days in New York at
tending the mid-year conference of
the New York and Newark Confer
Miss Florence Stratton, of Wee
uahic avenue, who has been spend
tg her vacation at Columbia, near
ae Delaware Water flap, has gone
J Brooklyn, where she will spend a
eek with her grandmother.
Mr. and Mrs. William Eddowes, of
I Summer avenue, have as their attests
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Bacon, of New
Haven, Conn.
Mrs. Joseph Robinson, of Plain
field. has returned home after a ,
week’s stay at the home of her son, ■
Joseph Robinson, of Geneva street.
Miss Rose Schroft, Miss Matilda i
Huber. Adam Alexander and John |
Cronin, of New York, have been the
attests of Mrs. Philip Alexander, of
Geneva street, for the last week.
Mrs. L. E. Shoaren, of Bloomfield
avenue, left yesterday to spend about
six weeks In Pennsylvania.
F. A. Terhune, of Mt. Prospect ave
nue, will spend a part of the fall and
winter at his summer cottage at
Greenwood Lake.
Conducted by Mrs. Alice Gitchell Kirk
ffyatenmrlr Women Flntl Marketing
It on I Delight.
If there is a single housekeeper in
this city today who uses the old
fime. worn, o^t-of-date expressions.
"I can’t think of anything to cook,"
“It’s the same old thing over and
over," she had better put on her hat
and coat and go down to the market.
Rows of rich purple grapes, entic
ingly placed, and beside them tiny
red ones, then delicate green ones,
and final rows of Malagas which are
mixed in color, all giving a picture
not soon forgotten, to say nothing
of plums of all colors and sizes, to
' to toes, large and small, red and
,yellow, I could see the most beautiful
salads and preserves made from
System tn Marketing.
| Peppers, cucumbers and cauliflower
which were carefully laid out. I pic
ture all made up in the most deli
cious, appetizing chow-chow and there
must have been many other women
of the same mind is myself, for they
Were there with bags and baskets
ready for carrying home in automo
bile or street car. They made a pret
ty hit of color when filled with celery,
carrots, white and red cabbage, pars
ley and at last on top a rich purple
eggplant or two. I behove women
are learning to market and take I
■pleasure in it. These are the ones j
w;ho no doubt have their work in the j
hn\m planned and systemized so that |
A Newark
Woman says:
“Our living rooms were
never so easily kept dustless
when sweeping, the air so
clean and sanitary, the floor
and rugs so fresh and bright,
as since rye have used the
Sanitary Dust-Layer”
That's a plain statement
and proves true in every case.
The suiest protection from
coughs, colds, grippe,ceurrh,
etc., end from infections
from the germ-laden dost.
A Free Formacone
given with any pack ageofForm
j acone Sanitary Product*, a*
; follows: You can get them at
drug, department and grocery
■ stores. Five 10c coupons or one
50c coupon entitles you to one
complete Formacone and trial
bottle of Formacone Liquid Free.
Or you can purchase them at drug store*
; 1 for 50c.
I Formacone Sanitary Dwt Layer—10c and
J 25c.
I Saooc, The Formacone General Cleanser
— 10c, 25c and 50c.
Formacone Roach Powder—10c and 25c.
Formacone Inaect Exterminator —10 and
■macone Liquid for disinfecting, u**d
in the Formacone — 25c and 50c per
i.pi.form Liquid for Coughs, Cold*, Ca
tarrh, etc.—2 weeks' sire, 50c. Month'*
Your Dernier
when market days come they can '
leave home and leave it in a settled
condition, not in an upheaval.
This spoils the marketing for any
woman if she has to consciously or !
unconsciously have left-over things!
• n her mind to he done after her re
turn home. Go into a store or stand ,
on a street corner and watch the '
strained, worried looks on women’s j
faces. It is because they carry too ;
much in their minds. Find out what j
there is to do and the time necessary j
to dot it. Do it and then forgot it. i
Tf it can’t be done, forget it, too; i
then whether shopping or marketing, j
with no other worries on the mind, j
it will be a pleasure, and when this |
is true there is very little if any '
If possible know' before leaving
home just what is to he purchased,
then the* selections may be made
quickly and easily, and when this is
done pigeon-hole it and take up the j
next work or pleasure in the order j
I lanned, but don’t have constant |
hang-overs. They are nerve wearing i
and don't pay.
Ile«l f nliltngr, Gennnn Style.
Material—Red cabbage, one head; |
bacon, four slices; tart, apples, two; i
onion, one; green pepper, one; sugar, I
one tablespoonful; butter, one table- i
spoonful; vinegar, one tablespoonful; |
cream or stock, one-half cup.
Directions—Select a good sized head
of red cabbage and trim, cut in halves i
and let stand in ice water half an
hour; drain and cut fine, also pepper
and onion. Turn the cabbage into i
a kettle of boiling water and boil rap- 1
idly uncovered five minutes.
Drain, put the bacon or salt pork
cut in small pieces into the spider
with the chopped onion and pepper;
turn and shake a few minutes, add
to the cabbage with the peeled and
sliced apple. Season with salt and '
pepper and stand over a slow fire toi
three-fourths of an hour; an hour if
over a very slow fire will do no harm. ;
stirring three or four times. Add the i
cream and butter and when hot serve. I
Sweet Potatoes. Southern Style 1.
Choose plump, well ripened pota- !
toes, pare them, eut them in two
lengthwise and season with salt and
pepper. In a large, flat-bottomed
saucepan or kettle place two table- i
spoonfuls of butter and one of brown i
sugar. When hot, lay in enough po- I
latoes to cover the bottom closely, \
add boiling water to half cover them j
and place on the back of the stove i
where the heat Is gentle. Cover and
cook slowly for about an hour, turn
ing them once. By this time the
water will have evaporated, leaving
a little butter sauce to pour over the
dish in serving.
Street Pofalnes. Southern Style 2.
Boil the potaties until barely done,
then skin them and cut in half-inch
slices. Kill a deep baking dish with
alternate layers of the potatoes, bits
of Putter and a sprinkle of sugar.
Bake In a moderate oven until the
butter and sugar form a rich syrup,
in which the potatoes cook until
they look almost clear, then allow
them to brown.
Select a firm head of cauliflower, |
remove all the leaves, and turn up- |
side down in a pan of cold water to |
which has been added a teaspoonful
each of salt and vinegar.
Bet stand at least an hour to re
move any insects which may be
lodged In the head. When ready to j
cook put cauliflower into a saucepan
with sufficient boiling waiter to gen
erously cover, add a teaspoonful of
salt and boil slowly twenty minutes
according to the size of the head, be
ing careful not to over-cook, as It
loses its color and flavor. When
done lift carefully and drain, cover
with drawrn butter. Hollandaise sauce
or cream sauce and serve. Cauli
flower may be simply boiled, gar
nished with parsley or capers and
served cold wylh French dressing.
hat’s New
_in Styles
Elegant furs are prominently fea
tured among the latest modes. Here
is a handsome set In sable, consist
ing of stole and muff, the stole being
shaped at the ends so that when it
is fastened at the back, a cutaway
effect is suggested. The idea is a
clever one for making over ast sea
son's furs.
Pictorial Review Patterns
10 mid IT* Cents F.iu’li.
ran be purchased at L. Bamberger &
Co. or any Pictorial Review Pattern
agency, or will be ^ent by mail. Write
your address very plainly and always
specify size wanted.
Farina Cream
Creamed bacon on buttered toast
Baked beans
Green tomato relish
Brown bread
American cheese sandwiches
Veal cutlet Browned potatoes
Creamed eaulillower
Turnips Tomato salad
Tapioca pudding Demon sauce
One peck green tomatoes, sliced and
sprinkled with salt; let stand twenty
four hours, then drain and chop quite
fine with five peppers and six
medium-sized onions. Put in a kettle
and add three cups of sugar, one
ounce whole allsnlce. on" ounce wh"T
mustard seed, vinegar to cover, and
cook until tenrti r.
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!iYou tell yep pop
——r— I'VE Yi^.DE *'^>ftFE
JftB POP uix’
f6 YOU'RE, -'
>E' ftNO
n't Run
to r
Just Try
You may have tried this
bread and that without hav
ing found bread that satis
fied you—bread that was as
good as the bread you used
to get at home.
But don’t let that discour
age you in your quest for
the right sort of bread.
Just try Snowflake Bread—
see if it doesn’t appeal to
your palate. See if it isn’t
the best bread yet.
Springfield Ave., Holland
and Blum Streets,
Newark, N. J.
Joy M/1R0LD /7acGff/l//y^iyfr
_<Vt.r.jit 6V Oobbsneml/X?- .. --
Oourtland goes to a cafo, and while
Indulging in reveries a young woman
Heats herself at hls table. After dis
cussing triviulties, he suddenly left
her. Flora Desimoine. a beautiful and
capricious singer, announces that she
wishes to go to Capri, but her com
panion demurs. Oourtland goes to her
house and through the speaking tube
demands the address of a young
■\voinan acquaintance. She finally tells
him that the woman is to sing at the
Austrian ambassador’s that night. He
goes there and tries to bribe her
chauffeur to let him ride home in her
auto, but is threatened with arrest.
He manages to secure entrance to her
house, but is repulsed at the point of
a revolver. He meets a friend and
reads ol’ the disappearance of
Eleonora da Bascana, then starts in
search of her. believing that she has
been kidnaped. It is learned that she
has been imprisoned by mistake.
(Continued from Yesterday.)
The jailer concealed what annoy
ance he felt. In his way he was
just as capable an actor as she was.
The accuracy of her description
startled him. for the affair had been
carried out so adroitly that he had
been positive that until her real cup
tor appeared she would be totally In
the dark regarding Ids Identity. And
here she had hit It off in less than a
dozen words. Oh, well. It did not
matter now. She might try to make
it unpleasant for his employer, but
lie doubted the ultimate success of
her attempts. However, the matter
was at an end so far as he was con
I cerned.
"Have you thought what this
means? It is abduction. It is a
crime you have committed, punisha
ble by lung imprisonment.”
"I have been mademoiselle's Jailer,
not her abductor. And when one Is
poor and in need of money!” He
'■[ will give you a thousand francs
for the name and address of the man
who instigated this outrage."
Ah, he thought; then she wasn't so
sure? “I told you the name, made
moiselle. As for his address I dare
not give it, not for ten thousand
francs. Besides. I have said that thero
has been a mistake."
"For whom have I been mistaken?"
"Who but Monsieur Ohampeaux's
wife, mademoiselle, who is not in her
right mind?” with inimitable sad
“Very well,” said Nora. “You say
that 1 am free. That is all I want,
"In twenty minutes the electric
tram leaves for Paris. You will re
call. mademoiselle,” humbly, "thut
we have taken nothing belonging to
you. You have your purse and hat
and cloak. The struggle was most
unfortunate; bu$, think, mademois
elle, think; we thought you to be in
"Permit tne to doubt that; and you
are not afraid to let me go""
“Not in the least, mademoiselle. A
mistake has been made, and in telling,
you to go at once, we do our best to
rectify this mistake. It is only five
minutes to the tram. A carriage is
at the door. Will mademoiselle be
pleased to remember that we have!
treated her with the utmost cour
tesy ?"
“I shall remember everything,"
■ Very good, mademoiselle. You will
be in Paris before nine.*’ With this
he bowed and barked out of the room
as though Nora had suddenly made
a distinct ascension in the scale of
"Wait!" she calleft.
His face appeared in the doorway
"Do you know who T am?"
“Since this morning, mademoiselle.”
"That is all.”
Free! Her veins tingled with
strange exultation. He had lost his
courage and had become afraid of
the consequences. Free! Monsieur
Champeaux indeed! Cowardice was a
new development in his character.
He had been afraid to come. She
drank the tea, hut did not touch the
toast or fruit. There would be time
enough for breakfast when she ar- |
rived iri Paris. Her hands trembled l
violently as she pinned on her hat. I
grid she was not greatly concerned |
as to the angle. She snatched up her !
purse and cloak, and sped out into I
the street. A phaeton awaited her.
“The'tram,” she said.
"Yes, Madamoiselle."
“And go quickly." She would not I
feel safe until she was in the tram. I
A face appeared at one of the win
clows. As tlie vehicle turned tne cor
ner. the face vanished; and perhaps j
that particular visage disappeared
forever. A gray wig came off. the
little gray side-whiskers, the bushy
grey eyebrows, revealing a clever
face, not more than thirty, cunning ;
but humorously cunning and any- |
thing but scoundrelly. The (tainted |
sear aslant the nose was also ob- |
literated. With haste the man thrust .
the evidences of disguise into a irav- |
ding-bag, ran here and there through j
the rooms, all bare and unfurnished I
save the one with the bars and the
kitchen, which contained two cots
and some cooking utensils. Nothing
of importance had been left behind.
Ho locked the door and ran all the
way to the Place d’Armes, catching
the' tram to Paris by a fraction of
a. minute.
All very well done. She would be
in Paris before tile police made any
definite move. The one thing that dis
turbed him whh the thought of the
blockhead chauffeur, who had got
drunk before his reutrn from Ver
sailles. If he talked; well, he could
say nothing beyond the fact that he
had deposited the singer at the house
as directed. He knew positively noth
The man laughed softly. A thou
sand francs apiece for him and An
toine. and no possible chance of
being discovered. Ret the police
find the house in Versailles; let
them trace whatever paths they
found; the agent would tell them, and
honestly, that an aged man had
rented the house for a month and had
paid him in advance. What more
could the agent say? Only one bit of
puzzlement; why hadn’t the blond
stranger appeared? Who was he. In
truth, and what had been hts game?
All this waiting and wondering, and
i thf n a curt telegram of the night be
fore, saying, “Release her.” So much
the better. What his employer’s
motives were did not interest him
half ho much as the fact that he had
I a thousand francs In his pocket, and
i that all element of danger had been
| done away with. True, the singer her
i lielf would move heaven and earth to
find out who had been back of the
abduction. l,et her make her accu
I sat lolls. He was out of it.
He glanced toward the forward
part of the tram. There she sat, star
ing at the white road ahead. A young
Frenchman sat near her, curling his
mustache desperately. So beautiful
and all alone! At length he spoke to
her. She whirled upon him so sud
denly that his hat fell off his head
am rolled at the feet of the onlooker.
■Tmr /
"Your hat, Monsieur?" he said,
gravely, returning it.
Nora laughed maliciously. The
author of the abortive flirtation fled
down to the body of the train.
And now there was no one on top
but Nora and her erstwhile Jailer,
whom she did not recognize in the
"Mademoiselle." said the greai
policeman, soberly, “this is a grave
accusation to make.’’
"I make it, nevertheless." replied
Nora. She sat stiffly in her chair,
her face colorless, dark circles under
her eyes. She never looked toward
"But Monsieur Courtlandt has of
fered an alibi such as we cannot
Ignore. More than that, Ills In
tegrity is vouched for by the gentle
man at his side, whom doubtless
Mademoiselle recognizes.”
Nora eyed the great man doubt
“What is the gentleman to you?” |
she was interrogated.
"Absolutely nothing,’’ oontslmptu- !
The minister inspected his rings.
“He has annoyed me at various
times,” continued Nora; "that is all.
And his actions on Friday night war
rant every suspicion I have enter
tained against him.”
Tlie chief of police turned toward
the bandaged chauffeur. "Yrou recog
nize the gentleman?"
"No, Monsieur, J never saw him
before. It was an old man who en
gaged me."
"Go on."
“He said that Mademoiselle’s old
teacher was very ill and asked for
assistance. T left Mademoiselle at
the house and drove away. I was
Ihired from the garage. That Is the
truth, Monsieur.”
Nora smiled disbelief ingly. Doubt
less he had been paid well for that
"And you?" asked the chief of
Nora’s chauffeur.
"He is certainly the gentleman,
Monsieur, who attempted to bribe
"That is true," said Courtlandt
with utmost calmness.
"Mademoiselle, if Monsieur Cort
landt wished, he could accuse you of
attempting to shoot him.”
"It was an accident. Ills sudden
appearance in my apartment fright
ened me. Besides. I believe a woman
who lives comparatively alone has a
legal and moral right to protect her
self from such unwarrantable intru
sions. I wish him no physical in
jury, hut I am determined to be an
noyed by him no longer."
The minister’s eyes sought Court
landt's face obliquely. Strang young
man, he thought. From the expres
sion of his face he might have been
a spectator rather than the person
most vitally concerned in this little
scene. And what a pair they made!
"Monsieur Courtlandt, you will give
me your word of honor not to annoy
mademoiselle again?”
“1 promise never to annoy her
For the briefest moment the blazing
blue eyes clashed with the calm brown
ones. The latter were first to deviate
from the line. It was not agreeable to
look into a pair of eyes burning with
the hate of one’s self. Perhaps this
conflagration was intensifled by the
placidity of his gaze. If only there
had been some sign of anger, of con
tempt, anything but this incredible
tranquility against which she longed
to cry out? She was too wrathful to
notice the quickening throb of the
veins on his temples.
"Mademoiselle, I find no case
against Monsieur t'ourtlandt, unless
you wish to appear against him for
his forcible, entrance to your apart
ment.” Nora shook her head. The
chief of police stroked his mustache
to hide the fleeting smile. A peculiar
case, the like of which had never be
fore come under his scrutiny! "Cir
cumstantial evidence, we know, points
to him; but we have also an alibi
which is Incontestable. We must look
elsewhere for your abductors. Think;
have you not some enemy? Is there
no one who might wish you worry
and inconvenience? Is there any
"No, none at all, monsieur,” quickly
and decidedly.
”lu my opinion, then, the whole
affair is a hoax, perpetrated to vex
and annoy you. The old man who
employed this chauffeur may not have
been old. I have looked upon all sides
of the affair, and it begins to look like
a practical joke, mademoiselle."
"Ah!" angrily. “And am I to have
no redress? Think of the misery I
have gone through, the suspenee! My
voice is gone. I shall not be able to
sing for months. Is it your sugges
tion that 1 drop the investigation?"
(To He Continued Tomorrow.)
U A M a constant leader of your interesting columns, and see that
someone has asked for a recipe for maple filling,” writes Mrs.
U. W., of Arlington, "and am glad to send mine In response.
You will also find enclosed a recipe for prune pudding, which every
body likes, and 1 wish that in exchange you would please publish a good
recipe for piccalilli.”
Maple Filling for Layer Cake
Two cups of maple sugar, cut fine; three eggs, and one tablespoonful
of cold water. Take the two cups of maple sugar, put in a porcelain
pan with one tablespoonful of cold water. Allow this to boll until It
threads from the spoon. Beat the whites of three eggs stiff, and add
syrup slowly, heating until it is thoroughly mixed. Bet cool.
Prune Pudding ♦
Wash prunes and soak them over
night. In the morning stew in the
water they have remained in all
night. When tender drain off water
and take out pits. Chop tine. Beat
the whites of four eggs till stiff, and
gradually add one cup of sugar, heat
ing all the time. Add chopped prunes.
Pour at once into a deep vessel and
bake twenty minutes in a moderate
oven. Serve cold with whipped cream.
Thank you, Mrs. B. W. I am sure
the reader that requested it will be
glad to receive your maple recipe.
The prune pudding is tempting, even
to me, and I do not like prunes at all.
Please, somebody, send in a recipe
for piccalilli, instanter, for Mrs. B. W.
Toung Housewife asks for careful
directions as to the cooking of beef
While rummaging though my Hie 1
came upon the following, and trust
that it will fill the bill;
Beef Tongue
Dip a nice beef tongue in boiling
■water to make it possible to remove
the skin. After skinning it punch
boll's in all its sides. Found in a
moitar three cloves of garlic and ha'f
an bn ion. When fine ad«l u little salt,
*wi two Uldeapoouiulay of viUQgax.
Cut in small strips two ounces each
of fat salt pork and ham. Dip these
in the prepared vinegar and Insert in
the gashes. In a large saucepan put
one and one-half tablespoonfuls of
lard. Put in the tongue and the re
mainder of .the vinegar, and turn the
tongue until It la nicely browned;
then add two cupfuls of boiling
water. Cook the tongue slowly for
three hours or more, adding water
from time to time to keep the quan
tity about the same. When nearly
done add a cupful of red wine. It
will be a fine brown and look glazed,
it is really the finest way to cook a
Here is an excellent cool-day recipe.
Tell me how you like it, folks, and
send in better ones if you have them.
Nut Bread
Scald one-half cup of milk, add one
half cup of botlITtg water. Ad<J three
fourths of a coke of compressed
yeast, softened In three tablespoon
fills of lukewarm water, one-hqlf tea
spoonful each of lard and butter, two
tablespoonfuls molasses, one cup
chopped nut meats, one-half cup
white Hour, three cups of entire
wheat flour, or more if needed. Knead
and bake as ordinary bread. The
slices may be spread lightly with
fresh butter when served with the
This pretty evening gown Is of pearl
gray and ashes of roses chiffon taf
feta. The blouse Is surplice with a
small section of plaited net set in
at the V-shaped opening hack and
front. The small puff sleeves of net
are set into elongated shoulders. The
upper part of the skirt is of rose
taffeta crossed at the front, below
which Is a flounce of net. The foun
dation skirt Is made of pearl gray
Imported white Jacquard madras is
being sold at L. Bamberger & Co.’s
at 12% cents a yard. This material is
valued at 25 cents and is used to a
great extent in making children’s
dresses and tailored blouses.
Sport coats of boucle weave, chin
chilla and eponge are offered at the
David Straus Company’s at reduced
Quartered oak buffets and china
closets may be purchased at Bud
wig Baumann & Co.’s at various
prices. These articles of furniture are
well made and are priced at from
$15.08 to $50.
At Marshall & Ball's evening
wraps are Belling at reasonable
prices. Wash dreses of linen, pique,
poplin and ratine are sold at half the
regular price.
Hahne & Co. are selling pointed fox
muffs at the special price of $35.
Alaska sable or skunk muffs are of
fered at $45 up. The scarfs may be
found selling at unusually low prices.
At the W. V. Snyder Company’s
seamless Brussolls rugs, 0x12, are sold
at $0.50 up; $23.50 royal Axminater
rugs, 9x12, are priced at $15.85.
The price of a well made suit at T..
S. Plaut & Co.’s is $25. These suits
are valued up to $40 and are well
made. They are lined with Skinner’s
satin and have trimmings of fur.
Smart afternoon dresses may be
viewed at Oppenheim, Collins & Co.’s
and may be purchased at moderate
prices. Many of these dresses are
made of crepe de chine, charmeuse
and figured silk, and all of them are
trimmed with net and fancy buttons.
Push Pins and Hangers
It is no longer fashionable or ef
ficient to use picture wire in hanging
pictures. The appearance of the wall
is marred and broken by unsightly
wires, and the picture is no better
hung than with some of the improved
devices now offered.
Several improved “push-pins,”
"hangers,'' etc., are now made and
sold in packages which can be pur
chased at large hardware and fur
nishings stores. They are so con
structed that they lie flat against the
wall and are put in at such an angle
that they arc capable of sustaining a
weight of twenty-five to 100 pounds.
There are even substitutes for the
usual screw eyes, so that a smaller
hole is made, in the frame, and greater
firmness given the pictures.
f Ulart^ *• Home
, $y Mar&GE/Doon
Dyeing Portieres
Dear Miss Doon:
Kindly publish in the Evening
Star how to dye a pair of portieres
green? They are green now. but
somewhat faded, and 1 would like to
freshen them. Hoping to see an an
swer soon, MRS. E. M.
The wisest procedure would be to
buy a package of reliable dye, and
tiip the curtains according to direc
tions. However, if the portieres were
mine, I'd send them to a profes
sional dyer. Don't you think they
are rather clumsy for amateur dye
big? Tf the dye is not applied evenly
the portieres will be streaked and
look unsightly.
A Soiled White Plume
Dear Miss Doon:
1 know you have helped others; will
- on help me? I have a white ostrich
jdiirne which Is soiled and would like
M know how to clean it. Thanking
you, WANDA T.
Coll the feather so as to be able
to get it in a quart jar. Fill the
jar with gasoline and screw on the
iover. Shake gently back and forth
about a dozen times. Take out the
feather, shake well and put Into an
airy place to dispel the odor of gaso
If the feather Is not clean enough
after this, pour off the sediment and
try again. This will not take the
curl out of the feather. To curl
draw the little strands over the edge
of a blunt silver knife.
Do not use gasoline near a tire or
in a warm room. It is highly in
Wine Stains on Silk
Dear Miss Doon:
If possible will you kindly tell me
what will take a port wine stain out
of a champagne colored bengaline silk
dress? LiOUISB.
Spread the stained portion over a
bowl and pour boiling water through
the spots from a kettle held high,
so that the stream will strike with
Her Bag Had a Kerosene Bath
Dear Miss Dodn:
T have a black leather bag lined
with black goods, on which I spilled
kerosene. The odor is terrible and I
cannot use the bag until you tell me
how to get rid of It. Also how can L
stop biting my nails? 'Jiiey are very
short and I cannot let them grow
Open the hag and expose it to the
sun and air for a few days. The
odor will probably disappear when
the oil evaporates.
The best way of breaking the habit
of biting the nails is to stop biting
them. You must learn \o control
your nerves, instead of letting them
control you.
OH of bitter aloes, put upon the
tips of the fingers, will serve as an
unpleasant reminder of your resolu
tion to conquer the habit.
Soaking them for five minutes
every night in warm sweet almond
oil will encourage the nails to grow.
To Cantaloupe Seed Collector
A. M. L.—If you will call at my
office I will give you a package of
cantaloupe seeds that were left here
for you.

An Azalea and a Fern
Dear Miss Doom
Would like to have your advice in
regard to taking care of an azalea for
the winter? Will be glad to receive
any information you can give. Also
can you tell ine about the care of a
fern? Thanking you, MRS. C. S.
The azalea should have been
placed in the ground, pot and all, in
a shady place for the summer.
If it is in good condition now and
has not outgrown its pot, take it in
Hereafter no letter will be «
mi severed unlesw accompanied
by the nnmr and nddrewa or
III,- writer. This is not for
pilbliention, but ns nn evidence
of good fnllh on the part of
the Mender.
Write on only one side of
the paper.
Renders ore renucsted oot to
enclose stomps, ns the editor is
for too busy to write personal
the house and place It in a window,
where it will get suit and all.
He sure to move it away when the .
cnftl weather comes.
Azaleas take a moderate amount of^K
water. They l loom annually. There-^H
fun1. If \-11f azalea was in bloom
I'hi isintaslitne lest year you may ex-^H
pact It to bloom this year about the M
twenty-fifth of December, providing. H
of course, it shows signs of health H
Occasionally azaleas “go blind." to ■
quote the florists They skip a year s ■
blooming with no apparent cause. M
Let us hope this will not happen. H
with your plant. ■
Treat the fern in the same way. If V
the plants have outgrown their pot# ■
remove them carefully and place in ■
larger ones, placing a layer of ashes |
in each pot before you put In the ■
dirt. . .. . I
The ashes will prevent the roots M
from coming through the bottom of 1
the pot and will force them to grow
in proper bounds.
Dear Miss Doon:
My little girl’s hair seems to be full
of nits. 1 tried larkspur seed, but that
did not seem to remove them. Other
wise her scalp is clean and healthy. ,
Can vou possfbly give me a remedy.
MRS. C. M.
The tincture of larkspur seed has
probably killed the life of the nits,
and you will find that brushing the
little girl’s hair regularly with a stiff v.
brush will soon cause them to drop >,
off. Brush the hair several times sf
day. Combing with a fine comb will
also help.
To Scour a Table
Dear Margery Doon;
Will you kindly tell me how to
scour a deal table that was varnished
at one time, the varnish having partly
worn oft? I would like to scrub it
and then enamel it white. Don’t you
think it would look well? It 1b a
little bedroom table. Thanking you
for what help you can give me,
When scouring, always scrub the
way of the grain of the wood.
Silver sand should be used with
soap and will help make the deal a
good color.
The way to set to work is to first
of all wash the table, then sprinkle
the sand over It and scrub—using
plenty of elbow-grease—with a stiff
brush. Rinse with cold water, and
wipe dry with a perfectly clean cloth.
Some people use lemon Juice with
the Hand, as It helps to remov*
From a Student
Dear Miss Doon:
I am a student at Seton Hall and '
have Wednesday evening and all day
Thursday at my disposal. I therefor*
ask if you can suggest any form of
employment, such as tutoring, etc.,
which I might do during my spare
time? Hoping to see my answer soon,
1 am, COLLEGE.
If I were you I'd advertise. Write
a straight-from-the-shoulder "ad,”
stating exactly what you can do. It
would also be a good idea to go
among the “prep” boys and offer to
give private lessons to the ones that
need help. In this way you might
be able to earn a fair amount. Don’t
you think so?
i What Becomes of Burnt Sticks
If we put a piece of wood on a fire
and watch what happens, we notice
that in time there is nothing left but
the ashes, although the wood, to be
gin with, may have been as large as
we could carry; so that it is quite
obvious that what composed the wood
in the first place has been destroyed
or in some way quite changed. But
if. instead of a piece of wood, we put
on the fire a lump of stone, we shall
watch in vain for it to disappear. Tt
does not burn. So that some sub
stances arc inflammable and others
are not.
The explanation is that materials
A new and efficient sharpener for
scissors and knives is being seen on
the market. Two rotary wheels, so
placed and fastened on the table that
the knife blade may simply be placed
between them, while the disks re
volve, solve all the problems of ''dull
ness" in knives and cost only twen
ty-five cents.
I ’ I
Baked Beets
Select beets of same size. Remove
the greens and roots, wash and place
on a baking pan in the oven. Bake
until tender, then peel, slice and serve
hot with butter.
_i Entirely Renovated and
Under A'ew Management
New Beck’s Bakery
892 Broad Street
Every Afternoon at 4
Hot Bread, Biscuits,
Buns and Crullers.
58 Varieties of Cake
and French Pastry.
Coffee and Cheese Cakes a Specialty
Pure foodstuffs, made
In cleanly and sani
tary kitchens
that burn have the power of uniting
with oxygen gas, and when they do
this they become hot, and the chemi
cal elements composing them split up
into other gases and are given off as
smoke or fumes, says the Children’s
Magazine. All these find their way
again into the body of plants, which
breathe in these kind of things; and
so nothing is lost, but the elements
which we burned in the piece of wood
in the first place are simply changed
into other, forms of material.
A Simple Sunday Salad
Some jellied meat or salad, with
bread and butter, is quite sufficient.
If a salad is preferred as a piece de
resistance in place of meat it may be
a little heavier than the‘bit of green
served at dinner. Nuts, fish, cheese or <
eKg mixtures may be used in it. For
variety’s sake the fruit and salad may
be combined as in a Waldorf salad or
in a banana salad with nuts. If one
desires to simplify the menu still fur
ther, buns or German coffee cake mav
take the place of both the cake and
the bread. Some people find chocolate
too heavy a beverage, while others
desire nothing for Sunday supper but
chocolate with whipped cream and a
sandwich with a bit of green—like
mint, lettuce, nasturtium or water
cress—in the filling.
Kits. Tils., Wad.. Thurs., Sit
Next Week—The Npwly*
'veds an(1 Their Baby
Wed.&. Sat.
Klaw & Erlanger present
Matinee* Wednesday aed Saturday
in tilt World I nc nnir
N EXT WEEK—Bunty Pulls th^Strlngo
\\anlilngton and Market. Phone Market 939
Matinee Dally.
Hl< Funny Slide," end J
£ SLS happyland V
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