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j'iit vIittTnl'jCbc Big Becoming Rats of the JYftdsurnrner
A FTRELESS cooker la Invaluable to
a housekeeper, especially Id Dot
leather. The cooker are now ao per
fect and Inexpensive the woman who
does not own one Is decidedly at a dla
advantage when labor saving methods
are considered. Cooking during op
pressive heat In summer Is avoided.
Foods can be started at a convenient
moment and vet be In readiness for the
most urgent. Healthful foods requir
ing long cooking are made practicable
for the dally menu, and the weight of
the,, cooked product from a pound of
taw material Is much Increased,
r The fireleas cooker la splendid for the
cheaper cuts of meat. Since tough
m at should cook for a long time at a
low temperature the cooker la a most
excellent medium for this purpose.
Hli"i and no called boiled meats seeTn
to have a beMcr tluvor when cooked in
the conker ttiiin when cooked on the'
stuve. Reef, mutton and lamb cooked
In this way may bo served as braised
meat, mm a iltw, hi minced meat warm
ed In liquor and served on toast, as
vkt-i( ury nu urowneu r.usn. us meal
J.le, meat turnover and other ways In
which cooked meats are reheated. Five,'
pounds of meat could be served for
two In ten different ways, serving half
a pound at each meal j
Kxn lient soup can be made from the I
leftover can ass of a. fowl, from the
r.eck jle'-e of lamb or from any left
over I. ef hones and serais of beef.
1'lace In the keitle of the tireless cook
er, cover with cold water, place on the
stove and brine; slowly to a boll, then
put In the cooker overnight. In the
morning remove the meat and bones
end un the liquor or stock, to be re
heated t.nd flavored according to the
stvle of soup desired.
:ri-ukfHt cereals are the most
at. lined foods in ordinary cookery.
I::irey do they receive the long, alow
cooking which their nature demands
lieiuiiM- of the early rising this would
necessitate. The tireless method de
livers the full value of the nutrients
with a minimum dependence upon the
Fruit Is ofttlmes a serious problem
on account of expense. The flreless
method makes available many dried
and evaporated fruits, which can be
obtained reasonably at all seasons.
ImcIous compounds can be made
which rival the best preserves In ap
pearance and flavor. In rio respect
SKKKfrstlng those usually served or the
Insipid tanned products. Each shriv
eled piece swells to Its original size,
unbroken, distended, with a Juicy, aro
matic liquor arid charged with the fla
vors which characterize tha fruit In Its
TDSTTMMETt hats are lm- ls nsed for tha brim facings, bows, etc.
Bows of color in satin and In taffeta
veiled In black chantllly are effective,
as are the facings of color rose, for
example veiled by soltly shirred black
tulle or chantllly. the outside of the hat
being trimmed In a great bow or ruche
of the lace.
A stunning big leghorn hat trimmed
recently by a clever girl had its brim
covered with her grandmother's chan
tilly black lace parasol top, .the old
fashioned carriage parasol tops that
were not much larger than a 1S12 pic
ture hat The center of the lace cover
was cut out sufficiently to fit about
the low round crown and spread out
over the wide drooping brim. Heading
the lace rulfle was a careless twist of
nattier blue velvet ribbon, topped by a
niense. They are veruaoie
cart -wheels and actually
much larger than the
wheel of a perambulator. Much of
their effectiveness, however, depends
upon the angle at which they are
pinned upon the hair. It is not always
easy to succeed with this angle. T.here
should be laws of latitude and longi
tude supplied by the milliners, where
by the purchasers of their creations
might learn the exact angle which the
brim ahould bear to the line of the
eyea. Thla little attention would put
an end to much of the disappointment
which arises upon putting a "dear of a
hat" upon one's bead for the first time
crowned, drooping brim
Speaking of nattier blue coloring, the
among the cuts Is of this shade of bluel
and apricot pink, combined with white.
The crown of pin tucked batiste and
lace Is mounted on a drooping rim of I
lace, finished at the dge with a broad I
facing of nattier blue straw. This
wreath of small silk roses Is In shades I
S3CaS0Tl;: good things for the :
SUMMER MENU I
I !H till! S wGSr MS&&ft IH6 NEW FLANGE BRIM WITH POMPADOUR HAT 13
J 9U l;a . 4 atVy JSi4ll FLOWERS BENEATH. OASHINQ.
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Lfcill Lai j u r'"iLr JjC
AKE six good aized rounds ot
peaches, meringue made of two egg
whites and one-third cup ot powdered
sugar, two and a halt tablespoonfula ot
candied nuts and fruits chopped to
- Bake sponge or plain cake tn a thin
sheet. Cut out In rounds and place on
each slice a peach half, filling In the
cavity with the fruit. Cover with me
ringue and bake eight to ten minutes
in a slow oven. Serve with peach or
fruit sauce or boiled custard.
Delicious Frosted Lemon Pie.
Grate the rind-and squeeze the Julee
of one large lemon. Put one cupful ot
sugar and a piece of butter the slse of
an English walnut Into a bowL Dis
solve one tablespoontul of cornstarch
in a little cold water, then add e-5
cupful ot boiling water and pour It
into the bowl with the butter and
sugar, then add rind and Juice and the
beaten yolks of two eggs, mix all to
gether, till crust and bnke. Next beat
the two whites stiff with white sugar.
put over the top of the pie. return to
oven and let brown very lightly.
Mix together the mashed yolks ot
three hard boiled eggs, a teaspoonful
each of powdered sugar, made mustard
and a pinch of salt and cayenne. Add
three tablespoonfula of vinegar and
lemon juice. Bring to a boll and add
two eggs well beaten and cook In a
double boiler until thick. Pour over
fried tomatoes and serve very hot.
Eggplant a la Creole.
Pare a young eggplant and cut Into
dice. Simmer tn half a cupful ot boil
ing water for ten or fifteen minutes.
Drain and press out the liquid, then
chop fine two onions, which fry in but
ter. andadd the eggplant and salt and
pepper seasoning; also one tablespoon
ful each of minced parsley and vine
gar and a tnblespoonful of butter. Put
In a baking dish, cover with crumbs.
dot with gutter and bake twenty-five
H Beach Cootume
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PICTURE HAT IN WATTEAU COLORINa
ADMIRAL CHAPEAU, TRIMMED FORE AND AFT.
shapes, all in straw or In straw with
crown covered with taffeta, lace or
other contrasting fabrics, are worn for
everything from mon.ing toilet to
formal dress, according to the degree
of elaboration or gtncial character ot
For drts.sy hats much chantllly lace
wreath of tiny pink roses without fo
liage. The effect was very dainty and
girlish, and the cost was a mere trille.
of apricot pink and gray green, the
pink predominating, and two of tlio flat
tomato" roses are caught in the softly
With this hat was worn a charming j knotted streamers of blue and gray
shot taffeta ribbon. This hat was de
signed for a dark haired and blue eyed
maid The nattier blue brim facing
deepens the blue of the eyes, while the
HttlH frock of nattier blue voile over
white si'.k, and the usual French touch
was contributed by the black velvet
Inner brim facing of lace throw the
wavy dark hair into relief.
ISIg hats faced with flowered pompa
dour silk or velvet with roses cluster
ing under the brim ore very smart this
summer. One of these models Is pic
tured faced with Jouy velvet, with a
single handsome plume as the only
But perhaps the most eccentric large
hat of the season Is called the ad
miral. This nautical -piece of head
gear Is nothing more than a simple
shepherdess shape, the fore and aft
trimming giving the sailorlike sugges
tion. The hat la made of Jouy taffeta.
trimmed with plain taffeta plaiting
and the oddly arranged wreath of
Though most women are fond of the
drooping brim which shades the face
so flatteringly, the newest of the mid
season shapes have their brims lifted.
The latest model with an uplifted ef
fect Is the flange brim. This hat has
for a foundation a cap of leghorn
which fits the head snugly. Over this
Is a gathered frill of shadow lace stiff
ened with a wire hoop at the edge and
lifted flange fashion, to show a cluster
of (lowers tucked under the Icons of
lace. This hat accompanies a frock
of striped taffeta, with which are worn
long embroidered silk gloves and but
toned boots of white buckskin.
In smart millinery each face is care
fully studied so that the beauty of the
features may be enhanced by the
sweep of the brim, and the shapes and
colorings of most of the hats of the
season are exquisitely lovely.
Care of tbc Bands In Summer
FEW yards of Inexpensive cotton
hull trimming have given tins
v recti linen frock much distinction. It
l Increase .1 ly a lull.ir of white pique
iiinl white cotton buttons A white
I. at ainl veil and white buckskin but
t ii.-.l boots complete the daluly cos
for tbc Home Scrap Booh
jMNK.vn I.E Is kuiM fur Indigestion.
tie Juuu containing a digestive
tt : . 1 t, nular to pel bin.
.ne our lemon rinds, dry them In
t' e oven and store them In an air tixlit
t n. A little of this ad'led to an apple
lie fiin It a delicious flavoring.
A t inn worth knotting when one has
to take bitter tnt-dlciue Is this: A
Mn.ill ptni h of s ilt will remove all
u.Me of bittenirxs from the mouth.
i'ula'.o balls which are sauted In but
ter niter beltis: boiled are delicious.
Tl.ry ! ould be served with a gener
ics sprinkling of minced parsley.
I o not take tune to grate ci.ocolate.
u. ii.e tuairej amount In a saucepan
m 1 place oer the top of a teakettle
i .'. 1 melted. Two squares of unsweet
t d chocolate are equal to a cupful of
While washing the dishes from the
evtninir iuels put the cereal on and
Cock il All that need be done to it
in ir.e oiiowing morning la to add a
lutle water to it and beat.
FYenimess of eges may bo tested by
putting tl.etn Into water. A fresh egg
wi'l remain at the bottom, one not so
fresh will float a little higher, and a
imd cl whl rise to the surface.
JVHlN'tJ the summer months the wo
man who Is anxious to have really
pretty hands will find her best chance
to beautify them.
True, there ts the possibility of freck
les and sutil.urn to mar their white
ness, but with carend a btmple. inex
pensive lotion either of these can be
warded o!T i.ud the redness and rough
ness caused by the snarp winds of
summer quickly removed, leaving the
hands white and soft, with dainty
To remove freckles from the hands a
lotion can be ni.ulu up for a few cents
nt home by mining one-half ounce eaih
of ordinary toilet vinegar. Jamaica
rum and elderflower water, together
with one and one-half ounces of
slralned lemon Juice. This should be
applied with a small sponge to the
backs of the h inds several times dur
ing t!ie day and at nit-lit and a dusting
of powder given when the lotion has
dried on the skin.
Ii'irlnpt the summer months the gfrl
whose hands freckle easily should ap
ply this lotion every , morning and
niKht and so eradicate the harm done
each day. 1 :y doing this she will keep
her hands In perfect condition during
the w hole season.
Lemon Juice, whether mixed with
isewater or applied pure, will be
und the most valuable aid In whiten
ing tho hands and making the skin
soft and smooth.
I-Vw women realize the value of lem
on Juice as a cosmetic, especially in
the care of the hands. Applied with
un orange stick to the nails it will re-
pim-TO; la used to cover or partial
ly cover parasols, which are In all
manner of eccentric shapes) this sea
son. Dome, bell, pagoda, lamp shade
na palm le.if are some of the new
snapea Fashion decrees that one's hat
ar.d purasol should match, so that mil
liners are adding parasols to their
stock. White, green. cerLse. purple and
oiae s.itm parasols have wide bands of
tiMck velvet at their edges. These are
very smart, as are strip parasols, anfl
those of embroidery or bet over plain
or futj c:..
move stains, soften the cuticio and
loosen it, making the half moon at Uie
bubo more noticeable.
Bed hands are often due to other
causes than those directly Influenced
by the weather. Sometimes they are
caused by wearing gloves which are a
trille too small and at others by a How i
of blood to the liamla. When the lat
ter Is the case it will be best to exer
cise the hands by working them back
ward and forward from the wrist. This
will restore the circulation to Its nor
mal state and the redness will disap
pear. When tight gloves are respon
sible for the redness the remedy nat
urally lies In discarding them. Some
women Imagine that a small glove
makes the hand appear smaller. This
is by no means the case. Loosely fit
ting gloves are not only better for the
hands, but give them a small effect so
Ions as they are not extremely large
and are much more comfortable In
To remove tan from the hands a
cream should be applied at night and
gloves about three sizes too large worn
for a couple of weeks To make a
cream take two ounces of casti.u soap,
two ounces of olive oil. one ounce of
mutton suet and one ounce cf alcohol.
Melt the soap after shredding it Into
small pieces, then melt the suet, clarl
fy it and add to the soap, warm th.
oil onl add this next, and rin.illy the
alcohol, beating all together to a
cream. Place in a Jar and apply to
the hands, rubbing the crearn in with
an upward movement from knuckles
STRIPED MATERIALS ARE
POPULAR THIS SUMMER
Artistic New Needlework us
Co Cahe Care of Beds and Bedding
rJO keep good health it Is very neces
sary to sleep well and comfortably.
STK1FED materials this summer nre
ill iiioiiiumiuic latui. a i u ' v .
stripes are more becoming than ligured
designs or even plain fabrics, for they
give length and slenderness. the two
most sought after effects this season.
There is no hard and fast rule as to the
size of the stripe, and it Is astonishing
how many different widths there are l:i
the season's materials. Often differ
ent widths cf them are used lu the
Black and white Is most effective.
but there are also colored stripes that
are smart which are In one tone of
color, but tn different shades, or two
completely contrasting colors that un
til now would never be thought possi
ble f..-r the earno pattern. Two shades
of c'jior in blue. Jn cerise. In green and
yellow are among the novelties that
have worked out well.
Striped foulard silks are amons, the
favorites this summer, the white and
olao!; nnd tre black ar.d white being
the n.ott liked. The white and black,
as can be easily understood, looks
much lighter than the black with white
stripe. One advantage In favor of
striped silks is that the material re-IIU1--.S
Mttle trimming, for the stripes
in themselves arcj so effective that
there s no monotony, and the rule Is
to use the material In such manner
that these stripes can be put on at
rlgiit angles with each other In bands
or folds. Occasionally and this Is one
of the very newest fads vojle ot mar
quisette Is combined with striped fou
lard. It Is a charming combination
wheD cleverly carried out.
fpiIE girl who likes work that has a
permanent value should start this
summer some butterfly or basket
squares, which are Joined Into any
sized centerpiece with a lace Insertion
run at right angles. The centerpiece,
when finished. Is bordered with lace to
match, put on flat. The squares are of
heavy white linen, five or six Inches
each way, and two or three are used to
a side, according to the desired size.
The work ts done in white mercerized
cotton entirely In eyelet stitch for the
butterfly, save for the body, which is In
satin stitch. The basket for the other
square may be outlined or worked solid
with the floral sprays in eyelet em
broidery. A centerpiece that should have ever
lasting style is worked In white mer
cerized cotton on heavy linen of fine
grade. Its edges have alternate group
ed scallops and a deeper curve of seven
small ones. In the center of each shal
low curve ts a tall, narrow empire has
ket worked In satin stitch and filled
with conventionalized daisies and fo
liage In eyelet. In the deeper curve Is
a semicircle of eyelets with an eyelet
daisy and foliage above It. while oppo
site each point are a six petaled forget
menot and threo leaves worked In satin
stitch. This Is connected with the
semicircle of eyelets by scrolls pointing
toward the basket.
The girl who likes effects with little
work wMI enjoy one of the round or
oval centerplces with a border of darn
ed background used with conventional
designs at Intervals worked In solid
embroidery. The lines are usually
stamped for the darning at right an
gles to the finished edge.
Rave You a Mackinaw?
TP you are up to date In your clotbei
a mnckinaw must be Included U
the summer wardrobe. This piece oi
wearing apparel is a snappy outlru
coat somewhat on the Norfolk Jackc
f - -I
so every huusewire should make a
point of attending carefully to the bed
f the mattresses have become hard
and bumpy, the buttoning loose or the
ticking very soiled, they should be sent
to the shop to be made over.
Io ordinary cases, where It la possible,
take the mattress out of doors and lay
it over a line, beating thoroughly on
each side with a carpet beater.
Then spread some newspapers on the
ground and lay the mattress fiat upon
of the bedstead with turpentine, while
others place camphor or wipe naphtha
between the mattressea
It ts easier to clean a woven wire
spring with a stiff, dry brush, but if a
wet treatment is preferred wash It
over with a little warm water and soap
and remember to stand the spring up
right In a current of air, so that it may
dry quickly and not rust.
As the weather gets warm and the
blankets are discarded make a practice
of washing one or two each week until
each bed has been cleared.
The blankets on the guest room bed
will probably not need washing, but
sunshine and gently beaten or shaken.
H Clseful Reminder
t anrl fja,tfh sa fdlrlv af ft Kpi,K vBmuA
.U the dust and -miff- collected under ,these should be hung over a line in the
the leather dicks which button It down,
finally brushing all round the edges
where It is bound.
Pillows should be beaten tn the same
way. and to keep the tick clean and in
good condition try sewing over the pil
low an old pillowslip, which may be re
moved as soon as It becomes soiled. In
spite of having the ordinary pillowslip
over It, It Is surprising now soiled the
undercover becomes, while it is far
easier to 'wash thla than to clean the
Whether you use Iron or wooden bed
steads, they shou'.d be thoroughly look
ed over every spring and cleaned by
wiping with a damp cloth wrung out of
warm water. Ta'.e plenty of time over
this work and attack every crevice and
corner where dost ts likely to settle.
Some housewives make a practice of
(lightly vain ling over the under portions
Ranger for Govcns
fCT a piece of heavy cardboard sev
enteen Inches long and eight Inches
wide and shape one side ot it like a
coat hanger. Now punch a small hole
In the center one Inch from the top
and tie a piece of ribbon or tape
through It to make a loop to hang it on.
In the lower edge make two boles six
Inches apart and either Insert larg
safety pins or sew in hooks to bang
the skirt of your gowns to.
This makes an Inexpensive and very
satisfactory frame to bang your sum
mer lingerie or linen frocks and waists
upon, keeping them fresh for a long
time after they have been Ironed.
These haxgers may be padded with
raw cotton and covered with fancy silk
or flowered silkallne. A delicate sachet
powder sprinkled over the cotton adds
greatly to their attractiveness and per
fumes the gown as well.
Restful Sleep for the Baby
llT-W5vVi ill?.. 13 :
A COARSE scrubbing brush near the
kitchen door is the best sort of
shoe cleaner for muddy weather.
Put glycerin on the meat grinder. It
Is a lubricant and does r.ot taale tn the
toed, and it Is not harmful.
Mildew will go away from curtains If
they are soaked with clean water and
rubbed wjth laundry soap and then
coated with table salt. Then hang l:j ' of all kin !s. one must have a cloak at
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AN OUTDOOR CRADLE.
TESTLES3 Infanta who are til or 111 at ease on hot summer nights may be
lulied to sleep by what breeze there Is If put asleep in the outdoor cradle.
The new Invention La here Illustrated. Although not a tiling or beauty, it ts a
Joy to the Infant.
Che JNTew GIrap9
TT'Ort dally wear In summer as well as
winter, with motoring and sports
Buy Good Clothes and Slear Cbem
the sun. Repeat the performance until
the stains are gone, although, if they
are bad. It may take several treatments.
A pinch of borax In the water with
fresh Cowers will make them last J of the back and having a cape cut In
longer. Salt can alto be iusd tor the j one. All these garments fasten on the
kUit purpose, left side.
han 1. There la a shape which has
found many supporters, inspired a lit
tle by the garments worn by Italian
peasants, hanging loose from the shoul-
cers ana forming a point In the center
JT ts wise sartorial advice to follow ( has
to have only the best material, the' life
best style and what you really require
and for the occasion you need It.
There are women who are always buy
ing good clothes, but seldom wear
them. They put them away for great
occasions, which do not come in suffi
cient numbers to wear them out until
they are old fashioned. Then a great
deal of money Is frittered away in al
so much to do with success in
that many women throw away
their chances of getting the best out
of existence by being dowdy. A really
good gown looks distinguished to the
end. while a eecond rate g wn Is al
ways a trouble. No one f-et at her
best when she Is not as well dressed as
other people, and. In goorj truth, other
people do not look upon her with the
same favor. Few women can afford td
OF UKILLIANT GREEN CLOTH.
style. These macklnaw coats are most
attractive when made of green cloth
and worn with white skirts of linen or
cloth and, of course, with white foot
wear. Cbe Vogue of Ratine
WO say that ratine Is merely a vogue
very inadequately expresses the
hold this roiich surfaced material haa
upon us. although at present the price
renders It prohibitive to the large pub
lic, a condition that one surmises may
continue, for the charm of ratine la
lis quality It l.i Impossible to Imagine
a ratine that Is not all wool or one
brought out In any nay under cheap
As the pioneer of rough surfaced
fabrics there could scarcely have been
found one tetter assured of success,
while the extraordinarily straight, ap
parently simple styles In vogue today
are most happily attuned to such a m
terlaL Kyes and voices are both alike otttn
raised In expostulation over the price
of dress materials today, iiut this la
foolishness, since the whole essence of
a successful creation depends primari
ly upon the superfine quality of the
stutl employed not quantity.
6crve frc2en Buttermflh
TIRCOUNTF.SS CTIINDA. wife ot
the J ipanese ambassador In Wash
ington, entertained a tew friends at
luncneon tn that city and introduced
some of the dainty ways of the orient.
One course waa cantaloupe, ripe and
mellow, and the center, being perfectly
cleansed, waa filled with frozen butter
milk. It was delightful, the flavors
combining better than the usual va
nilla or fruit cream served with melon.
Frozen burtemllk la a favorite dish
with the orientals, and sometimes
little cognac or liquor la added. Wal
nut and fruit paste served with frozen
buttermilk Is an exceedingly rich and
tasteful dessert The viscountess has
a quaint luncheon service of lacquei
gold Her attendants are soft
Ignore the Importance of clothes, but It and
tering them, and while they ought toils not always spending money that Is eyed little maids dressed In the grace-
have been in wear their owner was not essential, though a certain sum must ! ful flowing, robes familiar through
particularly well dressed. Appearance I be expended, i picture on fans and screen.