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)S ANGELES, Cal.—The champion
beat man" in all Los Angeles
F discovered the other night. He is
<; Harootunian, who lives at No.
17 Bewey avenue.
'o his credit he has eleven mar
.P3 All these he personally a**
igrd m matchmaker, and at «u.
tin in'be acted as best man. What
lucre, all the mar dagos have ra-
ted happily, and an even dozen
lit by and hearty youngsters have
m a ided to the population of Los
eeks as a result.
■| l( . latest consummation of the
tchniaking proclivities of Ha
tunlan occurred when Miss Bessie
ig. ti charming English girl, and M.
Rroblan, a thrifty young Armenian,
re married by Rev. P. J. McDonald,
itor of the Reformed Church. Of
irse. llarootunlan was heat inan.
rhe activity of Harootunian as an
F of Cupid had Its origin In a
lire of the thrifty young Amenl
iof Ixis Angeles to take unto
mmelves English girls or girls of
diva, the Diver’s” B
ROOK LYN, N. Y.—Six charred gar
ment*. once the dainty bathing
is of Miss Alma Beaumont, who la
>wn to fame as "Odiva. the diver,”
re offered as evidence against Mrs.
ma Adams, wife of Charles F. Ad
h. Orf Iva’s manager, who was
irr«'d with malicious mischief be
r Magistrate McGuire the other
Mrs Adams, who sat erectly in
irt and manifested supreme disdain,
irdy sniffed when the flame-scarred
tments were displayed to the court.
> Ada in 3 apparently was very well
over the fact that Odiva nev
sgaln would don those suits to emu
r the mermaid.
I’ll* first witness against Mrs. Ad
is was her husband, the impresario
the swimming tank. Mr. Adams
d a sorrowful story. He had brought
Iva In from a tour, during which
t had (b lighted thousands with her
I] hibl< uh performances. Eight bath-
I suits. that cost In tho aggregate
needed laundering. Would Mrs
sms please launder them? Not on
lr life she would not!
’'Veil” quoth Mr. Adams> ’’then I
*’*lf will launder them.”
and New Baby Is Hu
HlCago.— The stork made so much
Boise breaking Into the rear door
’•awrence McCarthy’s house, at
» West Twenty-third street, early
1 °ther morning, that neighbors
,u Rht that it couldn’t be anything
■ than a burglar—perhaps a dozen
J frightened woman who saw lights
denly turned up in the house and
l i u ’ evertl persons moving about
n to the police and
■d that itollcemen be hurried to
plain to capture the supposed
fireman Joseph Hoffman hurried
• house, drew his trusty revolver
d lightly on the front door.
• r tl>y answered tho knock.
err V Widows” Wore
‘ 11 • MlCH.—Untutored women
0 have not learned that one of
of baseball excludes outsld
n” Him diamond during a game.
ar ’dng better these days when
' 4n '* , rtake to take the short cut
* he city hall lawn.
J' 11 "* contests are staged every
the broad walk which
Tro,n F ort to Griswold streets
” hall stops. The teams
iv ” p ° r who while
n ,lmo when waiting for odl-
iho apace Is somewhat limited
Uro ' »* 7 ’ wma. and ground rules
“ ball, improvised from
arro r>OUch BtuffM with paper.
I an W ‘ ln ‘* ,erve foT Bad
ju lfl u ? Ual, r tuch as the pitcher
1 10 * ° tag * baae-ranuar all he
° i» to throw the "pill* and
41 • , of tht naoner'e person.
bo 11 o«t«»dera did
i a , t **• on the diamond. One
r«int j the game was nearly
ty/? ti y “ Woma ® wlth • hat
* “ Merr * WWow " e P och
n •) V ‘ M up *>«b!nd the pitcher an
t • nim He eent one alngiac
middle of the plate and it
1 v ? •,V x>- ‘ •
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Is Strong on the Job
other Saxon nations as wives.
It began when Harootunian, him*
self, fell a victim to the bright eyes
of an English lass. That was about
five years ago. The marriage of the
Harootunlans was so blissful and re
sulted in so much happiness that
he decided that the marriage of the
200 young Armenians of good stand
ing and sufflclent worldly goods In
this city would solve the problem
of taking care of these fiery young
His first "victim” was a friend. G.
Mouradian. He met the latter in the
park one day and told him of his
hai py home, and then took him
there to dinner. He knew of a
charming young English girl who
v’ns of marriageable age and was de
sirable. He brought the two together
at the Reformed Church, and within
two weeks a marriage resulted. Cer
tainly Harootunian was best man.
Then in rapid succession followed
8. .Marsho, a musician, who was In
troduced to a young Saxon girl and
gave her no peace until she was
Mrs. Marsho; .Incob Halvajlan,
George Gasvlnnie, Samuel Bahi,
Robert Tootjian. M. Garo, R. DluJlan.
D. Safady and lastly M. G. Rooblan.
‘‘There are 520 Armenians In Los
Angeles. ’• said Harootunian, “and all
of them are thrifty. Of this number
perhaps 200 are young men of mar
riageable age. There are but two
Armenian girls in Ixjb Angeles.”
thing Suits Are Burned
And he did. hanging them out to dry
on a clothes line In the back yard of
the Adams’ home, at Bergen Beach.
After he had finished the washing and
hung the wash out, Mr. Adams came
into the city and did not return until
the next day, which was Aug. 14. Deso
lation awaited him. The bathing suits
lay in a charred mass before the por
tico of his home.
“What is this?" he demanded.
“Tut. tut!” replied Mrs. Adams.
"They are burned. Can’t you see?”
Mr. Adams reported the catastrophe
to Odiva. who procured a warrant
against Mrs. Adams.
Magistrate McGuire released Mrs
Adams on the ground that there was
no evidence to show she had started
the fire.
ited Down as a Burglar
"Is he there?" whispered the police
man to the happy father.
“Sure, and a big fellow, too." was
the whispered reply.
"Where Is he?”
"He's in the back bedroom. Want
to go back?” asked McCarthy.
"Certainly. I’ll go back. Just Ist
me get one look at him.”
“The nurse Is In there, too," said
tie father, eyeing the policeman.
"What! Why, she may be killed by
this time!"
"No. he Isn’t so savage as that, al
•nough he is a strapping big fellow."
The door was pushed gently open
and the policemen, still clutching his
revolver, leaped in. He looked at the
baby, soundly sleeping in the arms of
a smiling nurse, and then turned to
the father.
1 thought all the time It was a
burglar. Isn’t it?"
"Of course not. He’s going to be
a policeman, not a burglar." said Me-
Then Hoffman returnee to the police
station and announced hiut It was too
early to arrest the person who had
broken into the McCarthy home.
arred in This Ball Game
was met on the nose of the bmt—or
fltt- and came back spinning directly
on the middle of the big head-piece,
where it lodged.
Ground rules failed to provide an.
base limit where the ball fell on a
“Merry Widow” hat. and the batsman
wgg burning up the base lines with
Pr o» “•
pitcher’s band.
the bane runner between
homo plate
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Department ?y$S|P
Washing in Denatured Alcohol Will
Do Wonders With the Frame-
Faded Flowers the Hardest to
Bring Back to Color.
i he girl who does not want to spend
another dollar on her hats can do a
surprising amount of freshening. Let
her remove the trimming and freshen
the hat itself. A black hat is easy
It can be made to look like new by
washing In denatured alcohol after
dusting. The entire hat may be soaked
in the alcohol and while still damp it
is straightened where bent.
The woman who once a week wipes
off black hats with alcohol and also
uses it on ribbons will find her hats
wear much longer.
Colored hats that have faded are
seemingly hopeless, but a box of wa
ter-color paint, or some of the spe
clal dyes for straw hats, soon restores
their beauty. Soiled white hats can
be freshened by bread crumbs—a fa
vorlte method of cleaning with many
milliners —and they are improved by
coating thickly with magnesia, which
Is kept on over night. One woman
uses the whltener that she put on her
Sunburnt huts are hard to freshen
If good, they should be sent to a
bleacher; if not worth that, try bleach
ing them at home with oxalic acid, a
t» aspoouful to a pint of water.
Scrub the straw well, then rinse at
once with hot water, followed by cold
Wipe dry and hang in the sun. While
still damp, press with a hot iron on
the wrong side, with a thin cloth
over the straw.
White feathers and the numerous
aigrettes of the season may be made
snowy by denning in a paste made of
gasoline and white cornmeal, and rins
ing with gasoline alone, or with more
of the paste until it shows no soil. If
the curl has come out. hold ft over the
kitchen range or curl the flues, a few
at a time, with the back of a heated
silver knife.
Ribbons may be washed in nlcohol
nnd pressed under heavy paper or a
thick cloth while still slightly damp.
Faded flowers are almost hopeless,
but may be freshened by coloring
with powdered rouge, rubbing off the
edges for shaded effects.
Steel buckles can be soaked in coal
oil for six or eight hours, then ]»ol
ished with fine emery. Jet is bright
ened by rubbing in alcohol and polish
ing with tissue paper. Dulled bronze
and gilt trimmings are difficult, but
may be somewhat freshened by good
silver polish thinned with alcohol In
stead of water.
Lace that will wash should be flrat
soaked In cold water, then put in a
glass jar with lukewarm water and a
tiny pinch of borax and well shaken.
Rinse well in seversl hot waters,
squeeze out most of the moisture and
dry by covering a drawing board with
t Turkish towel, to which the lace is
pinned, each point in position. Dry in
the sun.
that will not wash may be
cleaned with French chalk or mag
Some of the new drosses are made
of two-toned corduroy, combined with
silk charmeuwe or chiffon in plain
Will Be Found of Considerable Use in
the Remaining Weeks of
Warm Weather.
A useful thing to make and one
that will certainly be required In
many households. Is a case for a ten
nis racquet, ft should be carried out
in some strong light material, such
as brown holland, Hnen or crash, and
bound at the edges* with braid, it
can be cut out in two pieces, and to
determine the shape and size It Is a
good plan to place the racquet upon
the material and draw a line round it
with a piece of chalk, allowing ple.iy
of space for the width of the racquet.
Two different kinds of cases are
shown in our sketches, the lower case
being, perhaps, the more simple to
make, but the upper case (c> will
more effectually cover up and protect
the racquet from damp. The one la
furnished with a flap that folds over
the broad end of the racquet, fastens
down with two buttons and button*
holes, the other merely opens at the
broad end, and the matertai folds back
to the dotted lino indicated by a and a,
to admit the placing of the racquet
in the case handle drat, the two sides
being then drawn ogethsr and tos
ribbon strinss.
Some Original Ideas in Skirt Which
Has Approval of English Fash
ion Journal.
Ixtbelia blue foulard figured with
black would make up well like this
The skirt is eased in at the waist
and trimmed at foot by two folds of
material trimmed at the sides by
three buttons and loops.
a strip of material taken down the
center, on which little black button?
are sewn; pieces of materia! are tak
en over the shoulders anti crossed
in front; buttons and loops form
trimming here as well as on sleeves
which are finished with plaited frills
--Lonuon Madame.
Some new blouses have dircctoiro
coila**s. One of white eponge han
deep cuff* oi pique with an under < aff
of net and shadowy lace, and a long
black silk tie; its price is $10.7“. An
other with directoire collar and white
pique cuffs, but the waist made of
crepe de chine, is $12.75. This one is
finished with a Gainsborough jabot of
shadow lace and trimmed with loops
of blue silk and clusters of tucks
Those who complain that collar but
tons in the collars of tsllorod shirt
waists dig Into the neck, and all too
frequently produce a sore spot, will
find relief in the following plan: In
stead of using the buttonhole in the
back of the sbirtwnist neckband for
a collar button, sew on an ordinary
button and button the collar over the
Diagram b shows the racquet in
serted in the case prior to this being
done. With both the cases cord han
dles are sewn on at the sides for car*
ryhig purposes.
Instead of sending lhe feather and
down pillows to be renovated, try
washing them at home. These days
of hot sun are excellent to experi
Fill the wash boiler with cold water
and good soap and let the pillows soak
fcr several hours, then rub the ticking
Between the hands until soiled spots
are gone.
Rinse In lukewarm water, then put
on in cold water and plenty of soap
jelly and l>oil for 15 minutes. Rinse
under running water until no reap re
mains and hang on the line to dry.
Use plenty of clothespins, for the
pillow to be fluffy must be frequently
beaten during the drying process. Oc
casionally reverse the pillow and pin
hy the opposite end.
Finest of French flannel of cream
shade striped with Inch wide bands
of rose, blue, brown or green and halr
llned with black. Is fashioned Into a
blouse which is ideal for summer
sports or for boarding house wear.
The blouse has at front and back cen
tare a cluster of light line side plaits
and flanking these broad applied plaits
with stitched-down edges. The sleeves
of the raglan sort, rannlng to the edge
of the turned-down collar of aalf-ms
tertal. aro of medium sits above the
elbow and at the waist are finished
with shirt cuffs Worn with a black
silk. Ascot or ftraMn-hanl the offoet
The bodice has a vest of lace with
The New Blouses.
In Place of Collar Button.
Pillow Washing at Home.
French Flannel Blouse.

Without Use of Device Results From
Individuals of Any Flock Must
Bs Uncertain.
(By J. I* JONES. Mechanical Engineer
Oklahoma Experiment Station.)
It Is not necessary to dwell on the
advantages of using trap nests. The
primary object is to develop a heavy
laying strain. It has been found by
the use of trap nests that the number
of eggs laid per hen in an average
flnek varies from 40 to 245. Without
using trap nests, the results from
Buch a flock would be uncertain and
probably unsatisfactory. It is the ob-
H~r r ir
Bank of Trap Nests.
ject of the poultryman to breed and
build up the strain which lays the
heaviest, by breeding to the heavy
For fanciers, the trap nest is indis
pensable on account of the fact that
In the ordinary pen there are from six
to twelve females to one male. If
trap nests are used, and there are
as many as there are females in the
pen, it is possible to distinguish each
hen's eggs, while if the trap nests are
' not used, this is impossible.
The use of trap nests goes far to
prevent the hens forming the habit of
egg-eating. They are likely to form
this habit if kept in limited quarters.
If so kept, they are probably not given
the ven* best food, and probably not
enough of it, especially animal food.
The accompanying drawings of a
bank of trap nests are almost self ex-
I placatory. The nests are built with
out any top or bottom. The ben en
ters through the back of the nest,
brushing under the hanging wire,
which releases the door. She then
passes on to tbe next compartment
toward the front end. To inspect the
nest and to remove the hen, ascertain
her number, and secure the eggs, the
front door is simply unbuttoned and
let down. It will be noticed that the
two doors are fastened together wtih
a cord, so that when the front door
Sectional View of Nest.
Is let down, the trap is automatically
set again. The hen will find it diffi
cult to leave through the back door
at this time, as the hanging wire per
mits her to go one way only. These
are so simple that in making them in
almost any quantity, the material
should not cost over 15 cents, at most,
per trap nest.
Ons Sensible Thing Is to Keep Beet
Birds for Breeding and Bend
Others to Market.
Turkeys kept for breeding stock
should be the best that there is in the
flock. It is difficult for some people
to keep their best turkeys and
send the others to market, but it’s the
only sensible way to do. The habit of
selling the best is not characteristic
of only the least intelligent people; it
is common with the people who have
raised turkeys all their lives, and
people who would not think of
breeding other stock of the farm
in such a careless way. These
people have attained the success
and profits in turkey raising that are
enjoyed by the man who handles them
os fairly as he does his cows and
The best care in the world can do
little with poorly bred poults and
turkey chicks. You cannot expect
largo turkeys from small breeders.
Size is not the only thing to be con
sidered in selecting the stock; thrift
and firmness have as much to do with
the choice ar the size; big, well-built
bodies and iegs to be desired
And on top of all,'do not ruin tbo
vigor of your strain by too early
Fresh Air Is Needed.
Fowls are obliged to throw off mv
of the waste of the body through t »
lungs. They do not sweat in the
sense that do other animals, but in
stead breathe several times faster
than sweating animals when heated.
To keep in god health a hen requires
nearly seven times the amount of
fresh air in proportion to its size as
does a horse.
Difference In Strains.
Thors to almost as mush dlffsrsaos
between different families or strains
•f **** y*— B
snt breeds. Tberotors, rossivs with
•MBijUtowiuNs the | proton «r mw-
It is a duty of "!*•’’
the kidneys to rid
the blood of uric f w ISiatf**
acid, an ‘rritating
poison that is con
stantly forming A 1
inside. AAa li k LiYix ,
When the kid-
3 ya fail, uric acid —y J
uses rheumatic <
attacks, headache, r**
dizziness, gravel, \ tjjy*l
urinary troubles,! flr ’ •
weak eyes, dropsy PhjuTffi v* 1
or heart disease. |\
Doan’s Kidney I 1
Pills help the kid- / 1 j 1
neys fight off uric JJjf’ln'i '
acid bringing j \ ’AJH 1
new strength to
weak kidneys and "
relief from backache and urinary ills. 1
A Utah Case
Mrs. James Crook*. Flrat St. N. W.,1
American Fork, t’toh. save 'For over
t»n years I was afflicted with kidney corj-.
plaint. Often the pain In my back ivaa*
so eev« re that I almost fell to the floor. 1
The kidney secretions were unnatural.
There was Inmen* as across my loins.
Doan's Kidney Plus were brought to n.y
attention and they cured me.**
Get Doan’s at Any Drue Store, SOc a Box j
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W. N. U., SIOUX CITY, NO. 39-1912.
Sioux City Directory
“Hub of the Northwest.**
curpoees on the farm. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Aik your local gas engine dealer or write
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Iceless Fountains
8. W. Jenkinson Co.. 421-423 Peart St . Sioux City. la.
Stock Yards, Sioux City, la.
IkUUAKO ehlargihb, Etc.
Write or call on us for prices.
Full line of Photo Supplies for
Professionals and Amateurs.
Fresh and Up- to-Date. Address
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Nervous Swain Meant Well, but It
Was Not Likely He Won Love
of Fair Malden.
He was diffident and unversed tn so
ciety’s ways, but ho was badly smitten
with a reigning belle, and had nerved
himself to woo and win. So he se
cured an introduction, and in due
course went to pay his first call.
He thought it would help him out a
bit if he took her some flowers, so
he bought a superb bouquet for her. Ah
he reached the bouse, however, he re
membered that she had a splendid con
servatory, and he tried to think of u
way out of the difficulty. Suddenly he
recollected the saying anent "taking
coals to Newcastle," and determined
to make use of it. But he was dread
fully nervous. He broke into a cold
sweat as he rang the bell, and when
the divinity appeared in the recep
tlon room he didn’t know whether ho
stood on his head or on his heels.
"I—I —thought,” ho stammered,
"that I would b—bring you a bouquot
b —but it's like casting p—p—pearle
before swine!"
Willie’s Strategy.
"Unde George, I wish you wouldn’t
give Willie any more nickels.”
"Why, that’e all right, Jane. The
little fellow ran right up the front
stairs to put the coin in bis saving*
"And he ran right down the back
stairs to the nearest candy shop."
A banana peel on the sidewalk is a
standing invitation to sit dowu.
Prescribed Change of Food Instead of
It takes considerable courage Mr a
doctor to deliberately prescribe only
food for a despairing patient, instead
of resorting to the usual list of medi
There are some truly scientific phy
sicians among the present generation
who recognize and treat conditions as
they aro and should be treated, re
gardless of the value to their pockets.
Here’s an Instance:
“Four years ago I was taken with
severe gastritis and nothing would
stsy on my stomnch, so that.l was on
the verge of starvation.
“I beard of a doctor who had a sum
mer cottage near me— a specialist
from N. Y.—and as a last hope, sent
for him.
"After he examined me carefully
be adviced me to try a email quantity •
of Orape-Nuts at first, then as my
stomach became stronger to eat more.
"I kept at It and gradually got so f
could cat and direct three traapoon
fuls. Then I began to lune color la
my face, memory became clear, where .
before everything seemed a blank. My
limbs got stronger and 1 could walk.
So I steadily recovered.
"Now after a year on Grape-Hats E
weigh IBS lbs. My people were ear
prised at the way I grew fleshy and
strong on this food.** Name given by
'Dostum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Read.
«he little book, "The Road to We**-
dßef in pkgs.
‘There’e a reason.- , .
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