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Who's at fault? Women say servants nre terrors. Servants say mistresses are intol erable. Both are right to a humiliating de gree. Too many women actually lie in w engaging a servant. Some women hire green emigrants because they can get them cheap, then declare them worthless because they can't do fancy cooking. The contemptible woman pretends the is deceived, and that she is the victim of designing servants, when in reality she cannot or will not pay for the sort of service she requires. As a matter ot fact, green girls are usually only too anxious to do their best and be utterly satisfactory, tMt they may be worth more, if for no more higher motive. Philadelphia Record. FOR A RAINY NIGHT. Few women know how to dress so well for a rainy night as a dark .yed, well-built woman who came in (to the theatre the other rainy even ing. She wore a costume of rich wine colored cloth, made very short, fully four inches from the pavement. The skirt was pleated and ran up into a high close-fitting princess effect, teeming of one piece with the bodice, the upper part of which was cut out in design and filled in with wine colored net, bordered with velvet. The short puff sleeves were ot the net, edged with velvet, and were met by long gloves. Over the trim yet elegant one -piece, short-skirted garment she wore b siiuri. uuiero oi me wine cioin, ana the effect was crowned by a small and very smart turban of wine felt, with velvet and a bird. A most luminous contrast she pre sented to the women who came in long, bedraggled light gowns, or those who, more careful, had made .8 Dclirato Cabbnge Select firm white cabbage, slice as for slaw and crisp in ice water. Then drain and drop Into sufficient salted boiling water to cover well. Cook tender, then drain colander, pressing out all water, and serve cither with drawn butter sauce or cream dressing. 8 ;.S a) n so: a O D. themselves unbeautlful In their old est, shabbiest clothes. New York Press. OLD FASHION REVIVED. The maid of olden times used to go singing, "Bayberry candles burnt to the socket bring luck to the bouse and gold to the pocket," as she searched field and hedgerow for the fragrant berry of the bay, with which to mold with her own hands two Bayberry dips, one for herself and one for her lover -over the Bea. Then on an ap pointed night, when the dips were lighted, the incense from the candles was supposed to drift together, a symbol of the unity of their love, thus typifying the blending of their des tinies.' Another old rhyme from the old 'Country Almanack"- runs: ' . to learn your luck for the year, they say. Burn a Bayberry dip on -New Year day, And If the flame burn bright and the light shines clear, Good luck will bo your throughout the year. As early as 17S4 a Swedish natural let, traveling in America, wrote the following' account of Bayberry can dles: "There is a plant here from the berries of which they make a kind of wax or tallow, and for that reason the Swedes call It the tallow Bhrub. The English call the same tree the Csndleberry tree. or Bayberry bustt: itfcrows abundantly in a wet soil and wmi to thrive well in the neighbor hood oMhe Bea. "The, berries look as If flourhad been strewn on them. They are gathered late In the autumn being ripe about that time, and arV-thrown Into a kettle of boiling water; by this jneans their fat melts out, floats off wp of the water, and may be skip ""ed oft. Into a vessel. The "tallow, hen congealed, looks like -common M, but of a dirty green color. Candles of this dq not easily bend toor melt in summer, and burn better and slower, nor do they cause any ' "moke, but yield an agreeable smell i hm extinguished, insomuch that Wee people often put them out on purpose to have; the incense of the Wring snuff." . These berries were considered of lea value to the colonial communi l'es that laws were made limiting their gathering, . and at one time a was levied upon any one caught lathering them before September 15. The hint of antiquity that lingers JMhe smoke of the Bayberry candle W revived the fashion for them, and ce more the seacoast villages of New England are manuTacturing the fragrant tapers. Indianapolis New. ETIQUETTE OF THE TELEPHONE. Telephones are now In such com mon usage, in private life as well as in business, that It would seem as if everybody ought to know how to han dle one and how . not to abuse so great a convenience. But many do not seem to. Women In particular, probably be cause their voices are, as a rule, thin ner and higher pitched than the av erage man's, commonly speak In tones that reverberate and Bet up a con fusing sound. It is a common fault, too, to shout through the 'phone as If the transi tion of the message depended on the noise made. In using the telephone remember that your voice does not actually have to carry to the other end of the wire. It la simply reproduced there. Consequently, you needn't scream. Just speak in a low, distinct voice, and a low and distinct voice will be reproduced at the other end. Here are some rules of telephone etiquette it might be well to mnster: Never telephone to a private house too early in the morning or too late at night. The hours are governed by the customs of the household. Never telephone during menl hours. Never use the phone of a person of slender means without at least of fering to pay for its use. Employes should never use the wire in a business office for long and protracted conversations with per sonal friends. Don't forget that even If you nre no'. Been across the telephone wire you are probably being overheard by a third party, and possibly by others. Don't shout out your private affairs over a public telephone. Don't, when some one is Bpeaklng at the telephone within your hearing, stop your conversation. Go on talk ing or get out of hearing distance. Don't talk for effect. Your con versation may be amusing to the friends beside you, but will prove puz- zllng to the person at the other end of the wire. Learn to speak In well-modulated musical tones. An invitation delivered over the telephone is most Informal and is only possible between close friends. - Don't act languid or lackadaisical when "telephoning." Speak up in a healthy tone of vciee. Keep the mouthpiece and the tele phone receiver clean and sterilized by swabbing both off with a clotb dipped In alcohol. Don't be in a hurry. Don't lose your temper. Not Ha ven Register. nrettyr The crop of buckram hat shapes would indicate that the covered hat has come once more. Hairlines li? black and white are used by that type fit tailored woman who demands a close, smooth fit, no matter what the .style. The shops are displaying much birthday jewelry. There aro i3uckles, brooches, chains and rings, as well as scarf pins, cuff links and fobs, made from the different blrthstones. . t The long-gathered or puffecs'sleeve.1 completed by a- three or four-Inch. crase-ntting cun, aunosi visaum with that which had such vogue sev eral years ago, is now being Inserted in the newest shirtwaists. ( . ,., Sore"; the popular French acfressi chose a gray-green for a street cos tpnjeyViEme.Tald, ?'1fen sti.i9"an tic ceffted shade for' thevevenlng "gown, apd rough green straw has appeared aiutwshthe season's millinery: "ri .- ' The scarf cape Is made of a single piece-of gating yard and. a quarter, wide and over twice 'as long.' This Is edged with several rows of marabout. When, draped gracefully 'over '.4he'r shoulders it is most lascinaung. , The popularity of the auto bonnets has been so great the past season that -their. steteri, the real old-fushi ioned poke bonnets, are being shown. They are bedecked with, ribbons as well as with flowers, .and all in all are quite bewitching. The return of the belt to the nor mal walBtline has given a renewed Impetus to the blouse. It is again In evidence and distinctive in style Many of these charming separate blouses are in colored chiffon, elabor ately trimmed with gold and silver embroideries or wUh lace studded. With "imitation stones 'to match the tone ot the accompanying skli-U Modern Farm Methods As Applied in the South. Notes of Intel c ot to Planter Fruit Grower and Stockman Soy Beans and Cow Pess. t think that every farmer who has live Btock to feed should come in touch with cow pens and soy beans, as often one or the other can be used to good advantage. Both plants are rich in protein, and make excel lent crops for supplementing carbon aceous foodstuffs, such its corn. Being plants of rnnld growth they fit easily Into a variety of rotation and can be used verv often as emer gency orons where few other thlnitB would fit in. Both crops nre excellent soli improvers, having escerlal bene ficial effects upon the physical con dition of the soils that are heavy, thus making them loose and mellow. They draw unon th? free nitrogen of the atmosphere for their own re quirements, and store un considerable quantities In their roots, and when these decay this stored up nitrn-ren becomes valuable to succeeding crops. They are fine to prceeilp such crons as corn, which requires plenty of ni trogen for Its develonment. Heine such strong and rnnld growers, and having such beneficial effects upon sol), they can be used to nood advan tage as cover crops sown In .Tuly, after small grain crops nre har vested. With sufficient moisture they may be used in this way ns lata as July 2 5. and make a good growth for plowing linder as manure In the fall or the following spring. The soy bean and cow pea are excellent for stock feeding purnores. Any variety of cow pea and the ranker growing soy bean, such ns medium early yel low and medium green, nre excellent crops for green feeding, or when made Into hay. Some prefer tho cow pea for this purpose on account of Its finer stems. When sown before July 1 on good soil, two or three tonB of cured hay may be expected. When the cow pea is well cured It possesses a food value one-half higher than red clover hay. The beans nre rich In nroteli) and fat, and are fine mixed in a ration of corn, especially for hog feeding. The soy bean and cow pea may be successfully grown on almost any soli of reasonable fertility. They re quire good drainage, nnd suffer greatly from excessive wet. They will do best during periods of dry weather. Prepare the soil just as is the best suited for corn. Plow deeply, and make the seed-bed fine and mellow. This Ib essential. Do not cow too early. The best time to sow Is after corn planting, when the soil has be come thoroughly warm. Cover the seed deeply. Sow in drills and cul tivate like corn until the soy beans bloom and the cow peas begin to vine. Sow broadcast for hay. For hay production the cow pea will give best results, and should be cut when the pods begin to ripen; cure Just like clover. Most any variety, such as whippoorwill, clay, etc., Is good. For grain producing the soy bean ts the most profitable. Harvesting should be done when the leaves have all fallen, and most of the pods arc ripe. You can use an old-fashioned self-rake reaper or a mower with side delivery attachment. Cow peas are best orchard cover crops. Sow peas after July 1 and let the vines die on the ground in the orchard, and In the spring plow the rotted vines under, and that will not only help to prefent the soil from wash ing, bit will also improve the con dition of-.the soll.T-. A. Uraoselle. Lime in Agricultural Prnctice. It has, of course, been long known J.hat.the. application .of lime to most soils leads to Increased productive ness,;, but the value, of lime in this icfmnectlon is not: fully appreciated, even at the present time. Its action !ontih soil ( both physical and chem ical,' arid, in addition, it undoubtedly exerts an Important direct influence (tfn'lhe grgwth of the lower organ isms; 'as ' wefl ns of the agricultural crops. ; It Is not necessary to state "ifC detail1 ber the Important action bf"lime on the physical properties of the soil, as these have been pretty wU recognized tor some years. One if the most Important effects' ot lime Is the neutralization of organic acids as rapidly as these are formed in the boII, by the decomposition of vege table matter. Lime, In this connection, has no -substitute, and it is particularly effi cient for tho reason that, although It promptly neutralizes any acids which are formed, It has no decided alkaline reaction. Lime Is known to be an essential plant food, and, the average soli Is more'llkely to be deficient in this element than tas been formerly be lieved. It also exerts a very impor- tant action In rendering available the potash, phosphoric acid and ni trogen, which would otherwise be beyond the reach of the growing plant. It also forms an ImportaTit food material for the lower organ isms In the soil, and thereby favors the processes of nitrification and other bacterial changes which are ex tremely beneficial to the growing cron. In rerent years the Importance of maintaining a proper balance between the various elements of plant fooi Including those elements which are eenerally considered as less essential, Is being more extensively recognized, nnd lime is one of the principal nrcencles In maintaining thin balance between the different elements. Its efficiency in this connection depends both upon lis capacity of ntitrBllJ!- Ing ncld radicles with which some of the other elements of plant food nre combined, nnd. also, In preventing an Injurious action of some of the other basic elements when present In excess, particularly potash and mnenesla. This statement will perhaps fur nish a brief outline cf the ways In which lime may be beneficial when nnplled to agricultural soils. W. W. Garner, Physiologist, Department U. S. Agriculture. Don't Neglect I lie Yard and Home Grounds, P.y all means have a crass-covered yard about the house and keep It neat and clenn. Flowers nro useful in character-building In the home, but do not make the front yard a neg lected flower gai'den. Bank or set the flowers together near the house, or against the fence or grow them In a separate plot outside the front yard. The proper growth for the front yard are grass nnd trees, and not too many of the latter, vhich shovld be planted some distnnce from the house. It Is beyond the understanding of the writer why so many, especially in the rural sections of the South, rossess such a mortal fear nnd bitter hatred of grass. If it by chance attempts to grow near the house, It Is at once attacked, dug un, exter minated, and a bare yard of sand or clay left, to bo swept when conveni ent a barren, desolate, ugly sight, where nature would put a beautiful green sward, If permitted to do so. The grass can be cut with less labor tbnn the bare earth can be kept cleanly swept. We hope no country doctor is responsible for the ridic ulous and false idea that the grass is unhealthful. Grass Is nature's pro tection for the bare, ugly soil and a yard covered with growing grass that Is regularly cut is a better condition from the standpoint of beauty or health. Of course, the grass should be kept cut short, but as stated this can be done with less labor than the bare clay or sand can be kept clean. It is also a mistaken idea that mos quitoes and files bred in tall grass. Mosquitoes breed only In stagnant water and house files in horse stable manure. Remove these and Co away with both, but by all means let the grass grow over the front yard and add at least one touch of Nature's beauty to th place. When boys and girls go away from home and find other homes more beautiful and attractive than their own, there will be less desire to re tup. To prevent the boys and girls leaving the farms we must remove the causes. Progressive Farmer, Palry Hints. Y'ar on germs! Hot water and soap t "cold water and sunshine, light and air keep . It-up forever. Wash the. udder, wash the milk vessel, wash oru and keep a-washlng, and rinsing, aiij drying. . And especially- the churn. Scald' out with strong soda and water oc casfonally to keep It sweet. Rub out your wire strainers often with lump salt to clean out the dried particles ot milk; then wash and dry to, prevent rust. .The nicest receptacle for milk. Is stone or glass jars with lids to fit snug. Never keep milk in tins or wooden palls. In dressing butter be careful to thoroughly work out all the milk or water before salting away. This pre vents butter from souring,, moulding, or turning pink-spotted. When you have real stale butter put it into a two-gallon churning ot strong salty, clean water and churn, Just as you wpuld for fresh butter. Then take It uffcdnd dress it, and you will be sur prised to find it almost freshened. Sincere. Even if you stand on your dignity, it will not enable you to see over the heads of the crowd. Calling the Moose. , We draw the canoe to the shelter of some bushes. e ashore, and haul It softly up. Then the caller Ukei the horn which is used to aid' the voice. It Is about two feet long, shaped much like the receiver of a gramophone, and Is fashioned of birch bark bounl with a string ot sinew, He places the small end tt bts lips, pointing the large open end straight upward, and twinging his body In rhythm with his voice, elves out a moaning bellow, as wild and ad a eound as can well be Imag ined. That Is the first call; the sec ond is precisely similar, but the third is more drawn out longer, wilder, more abandoned, and It wakes the echoes in earnest. Then, replacing the birch bark horn in the canoe, he squats down. He will not call again for half an hour, and it is unlikely that ha will get an an swer under half that time. Nor Is this much to be wondered at when one considers that a good caller can throw his voice some four miles; and the farther away the moono Is the more chance there is of his an swering, for distance Is all In the caller's fsvor, covering, as it does sny faultlneas of Imitation. World Wide Magazine. Employment of the so-called "third degree" in extracting Information from persons accused of serious crime, was defended by police of ficials at the meeting of the Ameri can Academy of Political and Social Science In Philadelphia, reports the Hartford Times. Police Superintend ent Baker, of New York City, and Maj. Sylvester, of Washington, D. C, pronounced the "third degree" a myth, and strongly defended the sharp questioning of a person charged with a serious offense. They insist that there is no punishment or torture, either mental or physical, in the pro cess as generally applied. If !t hadV been for the series of loaded Interro. gation points burled at Bertram C Spencer, the Spr'ngfleld murderer. I' might have beeu a long time beforo he contested to having committed -job lot of fel6nlcs. District Attorney Wayman of Chi cago, will urso the pasungo of a law providing for tho simplification of the form of indictments. "More pow er to his elbow," says the Chicago Tribune, which aWs: "The ease with which Indictments are shot full ot holes by acute counsel Is n publlo scandal to Justice and a chlf cause of the delay in punishing criminals who have money enough to hlro acute counsel and pay for appeals to the review courts. The hall thief may not profit by this. But the big crim inal finds it altogether too easy to escape the pursuit of justice In the jungle of legal verbiage. One charg ed with a crime should be Informed In plain and unequivocal terms what the charge is." The Ignorant Unbeliever. The late Nell Burgess used t clinch, with an anecdote, his claim that atheists were always Ignorant, "A coarse, swaggrerlng fellow," he would begin, "declared In a barber shop: "I don't believe In do hereafter. You live and die, and that's the end of ye.' "Why, you must be a Unitarian, George,' the fcarber said. "'Huh, not reel' was the reply. I'm too fond o' meat for that." " Mlnne spoils Journal. , HARD ON CIIILI'KKN When Teacher Has Coffee Hublt. "Best Is best, and bent will ever live." Wben a penon toels this way about Postum they are glad to give testimony for the benefit of others. . A school teacher down In Miss, saye: "I had been a coffee drinker since my childhood, and the last few years It had Injured me serlouslr" "One cup of coffee taken at break fast' would cause "me to become so nervous that I -could scarcely go through with the dayii duties, and this nervousness was often accom panied by deep' depression of spirits and heart palpitation, "I am a teacher by profession, and when under the lnnuenre ot coffee had to' struggle against crossness when In the school room. "When talking ,t.hls over with my physician, he suggested that I try PoUum, so I purchased a package and made It oarefully according to direc tions; found It excellent of flavour, and nourishing. "In a short tlmo I noticed very gratifying effects. My nervousness disappeared, I was not irritated by my pupils, life seemed full of sun shine, and my heart troubled me bo longer. "I attribute my change In health and spirits to Postum alone." Read the little book, "The Road to Wellyllle," In pkgs. "There's a Reason." Ever rend the above letter? A new one appears from time to time. They are genuine, true, nnd full of human Interest.