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What is Going On in Woman's World of Fashion
N EW TORK, Oct. .-The question of the winter warfrol fur the girl-child in not the simple- mat ter it once was. A fur set, ft warm dress, stout boots and woolen mitten 11 are not all that 1 required, for thin in an age when the various ap pointments of dress are carefully consid ered, and whatever her yearn the young lady snunt be an well net up a her ciders. The matching of the hat to the costume that It la to accompany may take a morn ing's lutior. Petticoats, glove and boots must go with their own particular toilette, and whether In the nurnery or out of It the well brought up little maiden dressca for dinner. However, It la a long lane that haa no turning, and the difficulties or the lane of fashion are made up by the fact that prices are cheaper than formerly. Then, too, the simple! of the ready-made stylea aro generally In good tante, and since hand sewing la the thing mothers clever In thla wny find plenty of use for the gift In smarter garments. The girl or boy who hna reached the age for school Is undoubtedly the easiest to dress, for everywhere the shops cater most thoroughly to the needs of these im pnrtaat young persons. Trig school coats for maids from 4 to 12 are made of mottled tweeds, with plain or fancy braid trim mings. With theae and other neat coats of plain cloth go pretty frocks in checked and plain wools, and felt sailor hats sim ply trimmed with ribbon or velvet. If the lint velvet is very narrow it may be quilled up oae side In a huge rosette, through which the quill Is thrust. Ixmped eods per Imps fall at the back and the headpiece so eomposed'roats, ready-made, aay, $3. For her best finery, which may Include plaid and flowered silk gowns and silk or Velvet coats resplendent with collars of real luce bordered narrowly with fine furs, big ostrich feathers will embellish missy's headpiece. Bo much are ostrich feathers admired for children that even the puffed silk bon net of the baby In arms sometimes shows one aa wide as it Is long. Ostrich deckings for older headgear run to the plume va rieties, though the swaying fringes which appoar upon the feathers of the adult world are happily , absent. Ribbons are also largely used upon Juvenile millinery, but the long rear ends these once shaped are superseded to a marked degree by the shallow loops of velvet mentioned. One or perhaps, three big rosettes will appear at the left front of a high. stlfT crown, while squash crowns may. he lifted an inch or more by a ribbon "pie." A hat "pie" Is on English invention, and it Is no more and no less than a crown of some descrip tion. Tulle and lace hats for the grown ups show this mat, which Is really for the punxwe of adding to the height of ostrich feather fringe. The ribbon pie of the small girl is a mass of puffs and loops, closely re semoling In fact, the mud article of her Infancy. Some of the little toilettes In pale colors designed for dreasy house wear are daintily charming. Among these are the first com munion frock, the party dress, and the dress which is neither too smart nor too fine for any Indoor occasion. These last are most frequently expressed in soft wool, the model Invariably showing a gimp bodice for all girls under 10. Narrow white rlhtxms with a floral pattern in color and a black edge embellish many of these cos tumes, whose delicate blues, pinks, greens and yellows may again be' matched by . ribbons and needlework In the same tints. The best of the party toilettes are exquis itely falryllke. showing the airy qualities and ribbon and flower deckings of the sea son. Grasping the subject from the point of creation alone, It Is plain that the ready made suit Is to supply the outer raiment' of the new man-child. For boys from I to 14 there are Norfolk V iTsaVM M I Ji VjyV .! l.Tl.k "Hill WINTER DRKSS FOR LITTLE GIRL., tweed and homespun suits, which are all that could be desired for school use. The knee trousers are mulnly in knicker form, and the coats belt either with the same material or with black or brown leather. With such suits turn-down Eton collars are much worn, with silk bow tie, and the head topped by a soft alpine or a tweed visor cap. Boys whose youth requires a more pic turesque or babyish get-up, cling to long trouser sailor suits walsted blouse .suits. or else very long The Jacket tails of m The Most Welcome Wedding Gift Fvj ' J7 7 n Cut Glass The World's Best Its brilliance, color, exclusive designs and superior finish have never been equaled. We have suitable pieces in a great variety of exclusive new design. Vases, bowls. Loving Cups, Carafes, Flower Centres, fuBoa Bowls, Comports, etc. Si Tit usmt aCXCXlSIVIS AtiKMT FOR OMAHA SAMUEL BURNS, 1318 FARNAtf these are almost skirt length for the small est lads, and. If the materials of the suit admits, the shoulders of. the blouse like wise show the late evolution from dresses In smart embroidery or lace collars. Some times a get-up for the laddie late from this tender thraldom Is too cruelly mas culine, but the best tastes agree that the stage between the baby and the "small boy" must be prettily tided over. A neat and suitable costume for a boy from 4 to t Is crowned by a patent leather sailor with deep upcurvlng brim. Such hats are often called Chinese sailors and they are frequently accompanied by loose covert coats, which give the little chappie a very mannish air. Another, variety of the baby beau wears shoea of black patent leather with white cloth or leather uppers. These give his small feet much of the quaint air of grandfathers in the family daguerreotype, while the fob watch chains worn by bigger boys reveal another fad of the old gentleman's in the days of his youthful vanity. All fashions for youths shows a florid tendency and among numerous revivals are pique vestlngs which more than sug gest the rosebud waistcoats of the long ago. Bhirtings for such ages are likewise a shade loud and with a striped shirt In one color it seems quite the fad to wear cuffs la a different pattern and tint. All of the beet boys' clothing has the correct English air In style. Into both the English and Scotch suitings are also in troduced the hoary plaids and checks for which the English are famed, and more than one brilliant red waistcoat suggests the flunkey of high life. It would seem that American mothers are oceursglng tke babtt of firearms. At several of the big shops boys' hunting suits may be seen, while the firms given up to the sporting trade show numerous stylea for youths In hunting and fishing boots) and sporting caps of several sorts. These, the curious are told, are made necessary by the winter exodus of fashion from the big cities. Then all who are in society and all who aspire to the privilege, take their way to southern climes, where dress Is a detail, as far as the masculine element Is concerned, and hunting and fishing the thins. Whatever be the whim of dress. It in certain they all follow the trend of the moment. So, since the Increasing softness of our girls Is seen In the return to frllte and furbelows, the toughening of the mas culine element may be recognised In the growing fondness for rough clothes. MART DEAN. Frills of Fashion Ice Jabots have been revived. Gold linked purses have superseded those f silver. Elephant gray Is one of . the favorite shades In velvet. Broad, bold effects are In evidence In all trimmings. Cockades, rosettes and ruches are largely employed by milliners. Feather pom-poms adorn many of the prettiest hats of the season. Sealskin Is admirably brightened with a little gold embroidery Velvet and satin dahlia rosettes appear on fur collarettes and muffs. Waists of black thread lace appear among the high grade importations. Wood color and golden brown are among the most fashionable shades. Borne new combs and fancy hairpins show Egyptian patterns executed in colored en amels. Ungerle petticoats for home and evening wear are supplanting the silk petticoats so long In favor. A note of gold Is artistically introduced in the new neckwear and in many of the season's, laces and passementeries. Handsome broadcloth costumes are seen in oyster white, champagne, pastel blue, delicate purple, biscuit and other light tints. Silk braid and beads are combined in one of the newest stylea in belts, the beads in contrasting shade being interwoven down the center. A Jewelry novelty Is a necklace formed of three to six strings of pearls, mounted on velvet ribbon, which Is tied at the back in a fancy knot. ' A set of mole furs, collar and muff, has the fur dotted with ermine tails, as they would be on the white fur to which they belong. The effect Is very good. Combs and ornamented hairpins are be ing used extensively In Paris, and some charming designs In both light and dark tortoise shell, set with precious stones, have been introduced this season. A handsome ring for a man Is In the form of a dragon, the head with the mouth pen at the back of the ring. In the mouth is set a large solitaire diamond. The head is large and massive, the gold has a green tone, and the eyes are small emeralds. Pens and pencils In pretty cases are ex hibited by the Jewelers for Christmas gifts. They are frequently of mother of pearl, combined with gold. The pencil is the regular screw variety, with a ring on one end, to attach It to a chain. A third piece is sometimes included In the set, a glove buttoner, screwing up like the pen cil, and with a ring, so that It can be worn on a chain if desired. For aiid About Women It Is expected that Lady Cunon, the wife of the viceroy of India, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Inciter of Chicago, will vlcit her parents about the end of next February. An actress now playing in London wears about $75.(100 worth of diamonds every evening. She owns Jewels worth $250,010 altogether, including a tlve-rope pearl neck lace nald to be exceeded In value only by a similar decoration possessed by (jueen Alexandra. The Jewels owned by the player in question are kept in a bank, a man from which brings them to the theater and takes them back at each performance. ' Miss Mary Daly of Cappoquln, Ireland, was one of the passengers arriving at New York last week. Because of her work in attempting to revive the ancient Industry of point lace-making among , the peasants of Ireland Mlna Daly Is one of the best known women in that country. She had devoted years of study to this work and some of Miss Daly's handiwork found Its way into the royal family. The first woman lawyer to appear In the Missouri supreme court to argue a case Is Mine Gratia Woodside of Balem, Dent county, who appeared last Saturday. The case was dismissed for failure of the attorney for the appellant to tile a brief, thus permitting Miss Woodrlde to win her case without an argument. Mis Woods'.de Is a practising attorney of Dent county, and a daughter of Judge Woodelde. Mrs. Samuel D. Harper of Jackcon, Mis., has lately presented to the state an old Mississippi rifle which her father carried in the Mexican war. and which was born by a confederate soldier in the civil war. The latter waa captured and the gun waa lost sight of for several years, but not long ago it was returned to Mrs. Harper's mother by a northern man, who had dis covered the owner through the nameplate on the stock. Rising above her disappointment at not. being able to carry on the work of the University of Chicago, Miss Tel Mortta. the bright little Japanese girl who entered the south aide school on October 1 lias gone back to preparatory work in the univeraity high school and declares she will yet mas ter "thee English." Miss Morlta to a pro tege of Mrs. George Gould, who wihed her to enter Smith college, but at the ad- vice of friends in Chicago, among them the Japanese consul, she decided to enter the local university. A part of last yar she spent at the I'nlvervity of Michigan, where she took French. German and English She was unable, however, on ac count of liutufliclent preparation, to k-p up the work satisfactorily.