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The Winslow mail. (Winslow, Ariz.) 1893-1926, August 23, 1913, Image 4

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Model of white satin embroidered in gold and trimmed with pearls.
Tunic of white tulle. Deep slit in front of skirt.
New Idea Comes From Vienna and
Reflection Will Show It Has Much
to Recommend It.
Behold black now as the fashionable
color of the interior decorator. The
liking for it arose in Vienna, where
interior decorating is an art much
thought of. There some of the new
houses, or rooms which have been re
decorated, show wall papers with black
backgrounds, in which huge, bright
flowers are printed. Carpets, too, are
of black. The idea of this method of
decorating is, apparently, to make the
room strictly a background for the
furniture and persons in it. The
brightly flowered paper, of couse, de
tracts from this effect, but the sort of
paper more often used does not have
the bright flowers. It shows a black
ground, with a gray or misty white
In a room thus grounded pictures
framed in black are hung. The effect
Is startling. The pictures stand out in
reality from their somber surround
ings. White enameled furniture is
looked on with favor for use in black
rooms. Surely such a setting would
give the persons in it chance to shine
forth in all the glory of color lent
them by skin and eyes, hair and
clothes. On the other hand, wouldn’t
a room so furnished cast a depress
ing spell on the woman who found
herself shut within its four walls for
many hours in a day?
There is an outgrowth of this craze
for black which is interesting, espe
cially to those who live in apartments
or other crowded quarters, where the
kitchen as well as the other rooms of
the house comes under occasional in
spection of guests. This is the black
enamaled jar or box for cakes, bread
and grocery supplies of various sorts.
It is painted brilliantly with big red
roses, and makes an interesting note
of color. Six boxes or jars of this
sort ranged in orderly array on
shelves give a distinctive note to the
the most uninteresting pantry or
Golden Hair Absolutely Requires
Them, if Beautiful Tint of Tresses
Is to Be Retained.
Summer time is a time of trial for
the girl with golden hair. Dust and
grime collect with disastrous effect
during the summer months, giving a
dull drab effect to locks which should
have a lively luster. What can she
do to bring back the gold? the blonde
asks in despair. In nine cases out of
ten she is tempted to turn to the
peroxide bottle, but if she is a wise
igirl she knows danger lies that way.
"Peroxide dries the scalp dangerously,
makes the hair brittle and easily
broken, and besides imparts an Ufa
natural yellow to the hair which de-
ceives no one. If your hair is drab
and dull-looking instead of gleaming
with gold do not immediately begin
to doctor it up by applying various
lotions, but first look to the cause of
this lifeless condition. Have you
fallen into the bad habit of washing
your hair at night and going to bed
with it half dry? Or perhaps you
take a rainy day, when there isn’t
anything else to do, to give your
tresses a thorough cleaning. Os
course you think that heat from a
radiator or stove or vigorous fanning
is enough to dry the hair. It is not.
Your hair needs sun if it is going to
keep its gold, and a sun bath you
must give it as often as you can.
Let your hair down your back and
sit in the sun for an hour or two, let
ting the golden rays impart a bit of
their brilliancy of your hair. Blonde
hair must be washed more frequently
than dark, and the selection of a
shampoo and the manner of washing
have much to do with preserving its !
color. A few drops of ammonia or a
dash of soda added to your basin of
water will brighten the hair, but they
are both drying agents, and unless the
hair is naturally very oily will finally
injure the hair and spoil its gloss.
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Model of black satin over white
satin trimmed with white tulle and
Wear Under Thin Waists.
Dainty corset covers are made of
pink or blue crepe de chine with
elaborate trimmings o¥ lace, or of net
with puffings through which ribbon
is run, with ribbon extending over the
There Are Many Ways of Breaking
Up Broodiness—Coop With Slat
ted Bottom Is Excellent.
The end of the breeding season
seems to be the appointed time for
hens to get broody. Earlier in the
year when their services would have
been most welcome great difficulty
was experienced in finding sufficient
to sit on the desired number of eggs.
August is too late for the utilizing of
their broodiness, unless a few duck
eggs be set under some of them. At
this time, too, the scarcity of eggs
makes it the desire of all poultry
keepers to break up their “broodies”
and have them laying again a* soon as
There are many ways of breaking
hens of broodiness, and the more bar
barous ones such as tying the hen up
by one leg, throwing cold water over
her, or making her stand in water
should be forgotten and practiced no
longer. The same and better results
can be obtained by more human meth
Placing the hen in an ordinary coop,
with a slatted bottom, and suspending
the coop from the ceiling of the
Coop for Broody Hens.
Scratching pen about a foot above th«
floor by wires or chajns attached to
the four corners has been found effi
cacious. A gentle swing whenever en
tering the pen will soon make the
birds desirous of joining their more
busy companions. A little Epsom
salts given in a mash and an abundant
supply of green food should be given.
All foods which have the slightest
tendency toward heat production, such
as corn, meat scraps, etc., must be
withheld for a few days.
\ Take the bird in time. It is prac
tically impossible to break a hen
! after allowing her to sit on a nest
for two or three days.
It should always be remembered
i that in the ordinary course of nature
• a hen that has laid persistently all
winter and spring, demands a short
rest, which broodiness gives.
When Diarrhea First Makes Its Ap
pearance It May Be Checked by
Use of Charcoal.
(By H. B. SPECK.)
Diarrhea is one of the most com
mon hot weather troubles in poultry
of all ages, and when it makes its
first appearance, charcoal freely fed
may check or control the disorder. Di
arrhea may be due to food or drink
ing water being foul with droppings
or other filth; to feeding impure,
musty and moldy food; to overheat
ing; to feeding in dusty, musty or !
moldy litter; to unclean quarters and j
dampness; to overfeeding on meat
food or feeding spoiled meat; to eat
ing poisoned substances or to indiges- !
tion from any cause. The first thing !
to do when diarrhea makes its ap- I
pearance is to find the cause and re- i
move it. Drinking from filthy pools
in unclean runs after a sudden show
er, or drinking barnyard seepage is j
a common cause of diarrhea in hot j
Watch the grit box.
Keep all your houses wide open
day and night.
Don’t crowd your birds. Give them
all the range you can.
See your little chicks have
plenty of shade and water.
Sell the rooster and buy an alarm
clock. It’s more useful now.
Wheat and oats are better hot
weather feeds than corn and Kafir.
Don't forget to keep down the lice;
just a little grease on top of chick’s
head is good.
Be sure to store away some clover
or alfalfa hay this summer for the lay
ers in cold weather.
The cost of pure-bred stock is not
so prohibitive but that it may be had
by all who raise poultry.
Don’t forget to sprinkle lime on
drop boards, not too much, for it is
hard on the chickens’ feet.
The water vessel now needs a shel
ter from the sun instead of a heater
under it. Warm water is no better in
summer than in winter as a drink.
Prehistoric Bones Are Found in a Maryland Cave
WASHINGTON. —James W. Gidley,
assistant curator of the National
museum, has completed his work of
exploring the cave at Corrigansville,
Md., for the bones of prehistoric ani
mals. The cave was opened when the
big limestone cut was made for a rail
way extension from Cumberland to
Thirty-two distinct forms of prehis
toric animals were found, and when
the bones are cleaned up and looked
into closer the number may run up
to more than 40. There are in all
about 17 skulls, and ten forms are
represented by good skulls.
In the find one of the most impor
tant yet made is the following: The
mastodon, which lived in about the
midpleistocene period, estimated at
150,000 years or more ago. An extinct
species of the horse, similar in some
Congressman Fields Tells a Good One on Himself
14117 HEN I was making my cam- |
fw paign last fall,” said Represent
ative Fields of Kentucky, ‘ I started
out to cover a country in which I was
but little acquainted. Believing, like
Polonius, that a fine front was a valu
able asset, I arrayed myself in my
best. When I got off the train at the
county seat, whence I was to make
my start, I met the candidate fer
judge on my ticket, and making known
to him my views, I found he agreed
with me.
“Accordingly, after putting up in
the best quarters at the best hotel in
the town, we next morning engaged
the handsomest rig the best livery
stable could boast, and, with a haughty
driver on the box, sallied forth to
“Night overtook us some miles from
the village at which we had expected
to put up, but soon after it fell we
spied through the gloom an imposing
looking mansion with many lights
“Ringing the bell, we announced
ourselves; whereupon a hospitable
gentleman came out and ushered us
into a parlor whose modest furnish
ings seemed out of keeping with the
dignity and size of the mansion.
When Boy “Put One Over” on the Congressman
CARTER GLASS of Lynchburg, Va.,
has his seat in the lower house
tied down so hard and fast that the
folks down in his district consider it
almost a sacrilege even to talk about
running against him. There was once
a time, however, when the votes didn’t
come so easy, and in those days
Glass made it a practice to get out in
a buggy and cover his entire district,
I shaking every voter by the hand and
kissing all their babies.
| On one of these tours Glass, driving
along a lonely stretch of Virginia
road, came to a huge field of scraggly
i corn being hoed by a boy of perhaps
fifteen years. Glass drew his horse up,
leaped out of the buggy, walked over
and leaned against the fence. After
! a moment the boy, stopping hoeing, i
Declares He Will Be More Careful in the Future
FRANK D. HESTER, chief of a sub
division of the division of war
claims of the pension bureau, is at his
desk again. Commissioner Saltzgaber
decided that the 90 days’ suspension
he had imposed upon Mr. Hester was
too severe for such a trifling indiscre
tion as Mr. Hester had committed.
In the latter’s subdivision was a
pretty temporary clerk who had com
pleted her work and was about to
leave. She had been a favorite, and
as she was leaving she made a round
of the room and planted a smacking
kiss upon the mouth of every woman
Reaching the desk of her now for
mer chief, the smiling young woman,
amid the titters of the other clerks,
challenged Mr. Hester with:
“Aren’t you going to kiss me good
by, too?”
Mr. Hester, with mind engrossed on
an official paper, but with chivalry up
permost. rose to the occasion and gave
the young woman as good an oscula
tory farewell as she presented.
The tale was carried to Commis
sioner Saltzgaber, who promptly sus
pended Mr. Hester for 90 days, for
the story had been enlarged upon on^
respects to the horse of the present
day, but of which there was living
at that time at least 14 distinct spe
cies. The tapir, now to be found no
farther north than Central and South
An extinct peccary, a hoglike ani
mal of more than twice the size now
found in Central America. Bears, two
small ones, about the size of the com
mon black bear, but of extinct species,
and one large one about the size of a
grizzly bear.
The wolverine, an extinct species of
an animal not now known except in
northern Canada. An extinct species
of a large dog like animal about the
size of a gray wolf, also one or two
smaller species of the same animal,
now' extinct. Several species of the
rodent family, including woodchuck,
porcupine and small field mice fam
ilies. Two now extinct species of
the rabbit family, one about the size
of the jack rabbit, the other belong
ing to the group of little coney rab
bits, now' known only on the high
peaks of the Rocky mountains and
the high plateaus of Asia. Three dif
ferent forms of bats now living in this
vicinity, and one form of which is now
living in New Mexico.
J ftfsihs
- All
“When, later, we went to a belated
supper, we were astonished to find a
spacious dining room furnished as
barely as the parlor.
“It’s the true yeoman spirit,” ex
plained the candidate for judge, and
we got through a most meager meal as
best we could.
"We were up betimes next morning,
after sleeping in most primitive quar
ters, that did injustice to the noble
mansion, and after a breakfast on a
par with the supper we got in our rig
and started away. Reaching the sum
mit of a hill some half a mile away,
we paused to look back at our night’s
resting place. Just then a horseman
drew up beside ug.
“ ‘What place is that?’ I queried.
“ ‘That?’ he replied. ‘Why, that’s the
county poorhouse!’*'
came over and also leaned on the
fence on the other side.
Glass introduced himself, and got
directions as to how to find the boy’s
father. Nevertheless, he stopped to
chat a while, but the boy was silent
and then some. Finally Glass turned
to the crops.
“Corn rows are pretty far apart,
aren’t they?” he asked.
“Yep. Planted ’em that way,” re
sponded the boy, briefly.
“Looks pretty small to me for this
time of year,” said Glass.
“Planted small corn,” said the boy,
and spat contentedly.
“Maybe you were a little late Id
planting?” suggested Glass.
“Nope,” said the boy succinctly.
“We aim to have late corn.”
Glass was now rather peeved. He
looked at the boy sharply.. The lat
ter was “chawin’ ” tobacco, and gaz
ing calmly out into space.
“H’mmm,” said Glass, clearing his
throat. “There isn’t much between
you and a fool, is there?"
The boy looked up quickly, and
then spat ruminatively.
“Nope,” he remarked. “Just the
its final recital. Investigation by the
commissioner resulted in the with
drawal of the suspension order.
Mr. Hester declares he is going to
be careful of his kissing in the future.
To Meet Demand for Dialect.
“Papa, how often have I told you
not to say ‘I seen you—’ ”
“Now, ye look a-here, Maggie,” in
terrupted Uncle Charlie Seaver, lay
ing down his knife and fork, “maybe
you will make your livin’ by good
grammar and higher eddecation; but
your ma and me, we’re just obliged to
take in summer boarders, and they
demand th’ dialect if they pay our
rates. So what I says goes, whether
she’s grammatic or not!” —Puck’s
Your Liver
Is Clogged Up
That’s Why You’re Tired—-Out of Sorts
—Have No Appetite.
will put you right CARTERS
in a few days. ■BITTI F
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Why Western Bishop Was Convinced
of the Ancient Lineage of His
Eastern Entertainers.
A western bishop once attended a
general convention in the east and
was entertained by a New England
family of long and honorable, if not
lovable, lineage. They made no se
cret of a time-won superiority over
any one from the new and crude west,
and cited their Pilgrim ancestors con
stantly. The bishop was minded to
bear this in Christian humility and
forbearance, and did. But on his re
turn home, he recounted his experi
ences to the wife; and she, good soul,
spoke her mind as it is the privilege
of her kind to do, even where mere
man must be silent. ✓
“I don’t believe that their family
is such an old one,” she remarked.
‘“Are you sure that their ancestors
were Pilgrims?”
“I am certain, my dear,” answered
the bishop. “This may seem to be
exaggeration, but at times you could
positively detect the fragrance of the
Mayflower.” —New York Evening Post.
Strange to Say.
“Here is a unique novel by a Brit
ish author.”
“What makes it unique?”
“An American girl is introduced in
the story and she speaks very fair
Sibyl’s All Right.
“Whom do you consider the most
fin de siecle girl in our set.”
“Sibyl Summergirl, by all odds! She
gets out of a hammock without first
directing the attention of the man to
some object in the distance.
for Lunch
Appetizing and whole
some these hot Summer
No cooking —no hot
Ready to eat direct from
the package fresh, crisp
and dainty. _ -
Serve with cream and
sugar and sometimes
fresh berries or fruit.
Post Toasties are thin
bits of Indian Corn, toasted
to a golden brown. i
Acceptable at any meal — j
Post Toasties
Sold by Grocers everywhere.

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