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THOSE SHORT COATS
Serious Consideration Demanded on
the Part of the Woman Who In
tends to Make a Long or
When the short-coated suit for trav
eling is to be decided upon, which of
'in many editions are you going to
ose*' The problm, confronts worn- I
nnkmri, ar.d a ccrtao discretion must
be exercised or there will appear
pome figures in our midst that will
bring 'lira well deserved ridicule up
I be heads of the offenders.
Just as Eoon as a woman considers
her figure in relation to the garments
it' that she purchases will there be a
marked decimation of the ranks of
irdifTerently, nay, execrably, dressed
ss followers ol fashion.
,i,lS W hi'ther you be tall, slender or of
generous proportions, the question of
the hhort coat assails you. Which
wslmll It be?
The f-lender, sylphlike creature is
fortunate in this age of sup
pressed curves, for her figure is able
to wear the short coat without the
unuoyitig consideration of the pros
and the cons. Her coat may be belted
In with a wide patent leather belt,
and the peplum can be varied in line,
cut on ay at the front or turned up at
the corner In military style at the
...front lines or back. The slenderness
at the hips is the point that allows
The short woman must be judicious
•when relenting her coat. That model
that emphasizes length of line must
be chosen. The long revers, the point
ed line at the bottom, the disposition
of trlmn'ing In long, narrow vertical
lines these are the main guide-posts.
Slout women are less fortunate
since the curtailed coat has been re
Instated. Sleeves, must not be too
full the lengthened narrow collar,
small buttons and a lack of trim
mings shtiuld characterize the coats
of the heavier figures.
RENOVATING THE SETTLE
pid-Fashloned Bunch With a Back Can
Be Easily Converted Into a
If you are lucky enough to own one
Of the long, old-fashioned settles that
Me 'little more than wooden benches
with high, open back, it can be con
verted into a novel couch for a porch
or the living room of a conntry house.
Fasten to each arm of the couch the
Inverted lid of a large flower barrel.
This lid should have an inch-hif,h rim.
If the dimensions are too large to fit
securely to the. arm'a prop can be add
ed on the outer edge.
This prop may be a strip of wood
fastened to the seal of the couc'a diag
onally, or a broomsHck handle can be
nailed to the. lid to form a leg.
The lids at each end of the settle
tnuke convenient and ornr.mental
shelves for books, workbags and vases
of flowers. When the couch is cov
ered the lids can be adjusted li their
To finish the settle scrape off the
paint and varnish and give all the
woodwork three coats of dark green,
dark red or white paint, ending with a
coat of enamel..
For the seat, make a thin mattress
stuffed wltu hair or some patent fill
ing. Cover with gay cretonne or den-
Arrange the cover so it buttons
at the back for greater ease In wash
log. A flat pillow or two can be cov
ered with the same material.
SATIN STITCH EMBROIDERY
found Most 8ultable for Marklnn
Many Articles When Bold Let
ters Are Needed
A very dlBtinct monogram worked
entirely in satin stitch is shown here.
It is suitable for marking many ar
ticles when bold letters are needed.
parts must be psdded
three or fourjwjws of
Hi and two ft# the n«r-
Sntehed straps are excellent for all
forms. EmbroHered plastrons must
br placed in advantageous position,
always keeping well in mind the fact
must not be- obstrus
v.?, tun a •.uriv.cn'ous part ci the
whole .scliemo. On the short coat
they may be widely used.
Side panels of braid, embroidery of
stitched material give grace, but a
certain thickness of the body v.-hich
ft were wise for the stout woman to
eschew. 1 he variation of the fasten
Ing is another note that must be ta
ken into consideration when the short
coat is decided upon.
skirt with which the short jacket if
to be worn. Remember that here lies
the eftVct that will accentuate the
short Knes, or serve to mitigate the
change that undoubtedly results from
this reason's note.
Whether the jackets of shorter
length will be able to extend on into
while iney are here they must be
chosen with due regard for the women
The one shown above is made
spotted net, edged with pale blu
satin, soft bow of satin.
When intended for indoor use the
settle may be left unpainted, though
a coat or two of paint to make ends
and couch alike will cost little, if the
work is done at hotne.
l'asten a thin mattress to seat and
back and fit (0 the settle a cover of
striped linen, such as Is used for sum
mer furniture coverings. The two
toned gray effects are cooling and do
not soil so quickly as the more popu
The inverted lids are supplied with
a separate cover of the linen. Where
the leg prop to the lid is used the
covering Is fitted around it to give the
effect of a winged couch, the coVered
lid extending beyond it.
None of tile woodwork of the settle
shows the cover reaching to the floor
all aiound. If making such a cover Is
beyond your skill, it can be done more
c- '.'aply by having an upholsterer cut
and fit it while you do the sewing and
Try This, Girls.
The debutante of the season lll
have 110 difficulty in getting together
the coveted six boxes of wedding
cake, which means that the seventh
will be her own, for the list of brides
to-be ts long, and wedding receptions
are in plenty, accordingly. The su
perstition holds that no box must be
opened. Each one must be tied to its
predecessors in order of date, and
each one must be legitimately given
to the owner as an invited guest—no
cards transferable, so to speak. This
charm never fails, it is Baid.
NEW SHAPE IN FELT HATS
Large, Flat Hats With Slightly Droop
ing Brims and Low Crowns,
The expected turn of (he wheel of
jushluu has brought Into the millinery
field a different shape of hat. From
the upturned brim there Is a depar
ture for summer wear In the form of
large, flat hats, with slightly drooping
brims and low crowns.
Some of the brims are slightly nar
rower at the front, while a decided
element of comfort Is evident in the
deep bandeaux, that resemble-a skull
cap, at the back of the hat, vanish
ing at the front Into a thin rim of
btiukrtim. These are so fitted that no
hatpin are necessary.
A wreath pf flowers, nowhere rising
above the crown,- Is the simple trim
ming used on the majority of the flat
chanes, There, can be -thaw Introduc
tion'qf a velvet flower. lfva note of
Some of these new models are of
line etraw. leghorn or of frames cov-
ka a- Change from- towering
turbans, or the shapes that eclipse the
features, the low, fiat hats, resting on
the softness of naturally arranged
Xew casus belli. The following in
formation came from Ostersund, Swe
den: At lie west end of lake Van
berg. in Frostviken is the Norwegian
village Skogen. which possesses quite
extensive tracts of land on the Swedisli
side of the boundary line. This Swe
dish ground the Norwegian farmers
have been using without any remarks
on the part of the Swedes. A few
years ago a reapportionment was made
in Bjorkvattner, the nearest village
the Swedish, side,
___ The sixtieth anniversary of the bat-
the next season is a moot point, but tie of lsted was celebrated in Copen-
liagen as a national event. Many of
the veterans of that battle were pres
ent, and one of them. Col. N. P. Jen
sen, made a public address in which
he gave a full account of the battle.
The main ceremonies took place in
Kongens Hall, but many pleasure re
sorts were overcrowded in memory of
Stockholm can now reach London
by telephone, by way of Berlin.
Foreigners acquired property for a
little more than $400,000 in Sweden in
The rabbits are more numerous than
they have been for years in southern
Eight cases of infantile paralysis
have been reported from Frostviken,
Hundreds of houses are advertised
for rent in Stockholm, and the rates
are going down.
The reindeer pastures are so poor
in Lappland that scores of deer have
starved to death.
No less than 14,000 persons emigrat
ed from Sweden during the first half
of the present year.
Cordwood of all kinds is about twen
ty per cent cheaper in Stockholm this
season than a year ago.
The Graso parish, near Upsala, ad
vertised for an assistant pastor, but
no one applied for the position.
About 4,000 riflemen attended the
great rifle tournament In Stockholm,
and about 500,000 shots were fired.
Work has commenced on a new
street railway line in Stockholm. It
is to run from Lilleholmen to Frid
hem, a distance of miles, and is cal
culated to cast about $100,000.
Excavations 011 Birger Jarl's square
Christian Dergstrom has been in
spector of the locks of the Gotai canal
at Borenberg for 64 years. Now he is
88 years old, and altho his services
have been satisiactory up to date he
has just resigned.
Improvements are to be made for
about $2,000,000 in the harbor of San
tander, Spain, and Swedish and Nor
wegian firms are going to compete for
a chanca to furnish some of the gran
ite needed for the work.
Some thirty years ago a young man
in the northern part of Gottland left
his fiancee and went to America.
Their correspondence was kept up un
interruptedly, and a few days ago the
man returned and married his best
The young people of Swqden are
going to raise money for a national
gift, to August Strindberg. At the
same time they will sign an address
to him, expressing their admiration
for him and the titanic work that he
The great Wrangel family had a re
union in Stockholm. Thirty-six prom
inent men were in attendance. There
are about 300 members in all. Most
of them live in Russia and the Baltic
provinces. There are about 90 in
Sweden, 40 in Germany, and a few in
Austria and Holland!
At the Haparanda pesthouse there
are 60 diphtheria patients, and an
equal number have bew cared for in
private houses since last fall. The
city has a population of about 1,000.
The sanitary conditions are very poor,
which is largely due to the fact that
so many Of the inhabitants are Lapps
who moved Into the town after they
were grown up.
The number of persons serving a
life sentence in the prisons of Sweden
has decreased Immensely during the
past few decades. In 1855 there were
no less than 1,520 persons serving a
llts sentence, ,210 of whom were wom
en, The present number Is 79, of
whom 10 are women.
Aged "quadruplet." Abraham Jo
haoljson, of Eskatorp, Halland, died at
the'age orep ye*rs. Of four brothers
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Aaron, who
were born at the same time, Abraham
News of Scandinavia
Principal Happenings of the Week
in the Scandinavian Countries.
the land former
ly possessed by Skogen was put into
a tract allotted to the Strom Lumber
Company. This year the company for
the first time
claims, to the hay by
renting out the grass to some persons
in Bjorkvatnm. Last Wednesday
these persons appeared on the scene
with mowers a :d men to gather the
hay crop. But at the same time the
Norwegian farmers also came with
mowers and twice as many men,
mowed the hay and took it into Nor
wegian territory. The matter will
have a sequel.
Two Hussion "saw filers" have been
operating in the country around Norr
koping. They are suspected of being
spies, but nothing has been proved
The rainfall in East Central Sweden
was live inches from July 1 to July
2.1. This beats all records for the past
•!2 years. The southwest had a dry
spell at the same time.
An inscription dating from the
Bronze Age has been found on a stone
slab at l-logvide, Gottland. This is
said to lie the first Bronze Age inscrip
tion ever found in the island of Gott
Gosta Ljungstrom and Ture Johans
son have just returned from America,
where they were very successful in
foot races. They made lots of money,
and they intend to return to America
Boltzius, famous for his faith cures,
left about 10.000 letters at his death.
The letters came from patients in all
parts of Scandinavia, and must be a
mine of information to persons who
are interested in such things.
The controversy between Dr. Sven
lledin and August Strindberg is get
ting more and more violent. The lat
ter claims that Hedin as an explorer
of Central Asia, is a humbug, and
lledin retons that Strindberg does not
know what he is talking about.
The historical Ulfasa estate in Oster
gotland is for sale. It is supposed to
have derived its name from Ulf Gud
marson, who once lived there with his
wife, Saint Birgitta. At a later date it
was transferred to the Sture family,
and still later to the Sparre family.
August StrindDerg's literary produc
tiveness is simply astounding. His
stock in trade is dramas. Now he has
made a new departure by publishing
two books on comparative philology,
arguing that Swedish has many words
in common with the classical languag
es, and even with Hebrew and Sans
krit. He suggests that the Swedish
language might be enriched by bor
rowing from the Icelandic.
A detachment of soldiers who were
going thru a series of movements at
Djurgardsbrunnsviken were ordered to
swim across the channel without mak
ing any preparations whatever. Wear
ing their uniforms and carrying their
regular arms, the men rushed into the
water with evident satisfaction. Most
of them swam like fishes, and it took
them from 30 to 45 seconds to cross
the water. This was the first stunt of
its kind in the Swedish army.
The government's accident insurance
department has been compelled to fix
rates for the loss of different parts of
the body. The loss of the right eye
entitles to a pension of $16.20 a year,
the loss of an ear only half as much.
The loss of both ears, however, brings
$40.50, and so does the loss of one
hand, one foot, or all the fingers on one
hand. If a person loses both hands,
both feet, or one hand and one foot,
he is regarded as totally disabled, and
will receive a maximum pension of
wvjuui uiunuu lu I'UllOiUil Ut
in Stockholm brought to light a great ?81 a year. The same amount is paid
number of human skeletons, which
proves that this was at one time a
part of the Hiddarholm church ceme
in case of the paralysis of two of the
main limbs or total blindness. The
loss of a thumb brings $20.25, or fifty
per cent more than the loss of one eye.
The loss of the index finger is put at
$rS!.15, and a long finger has been put
as low as $8.10. The loss of one of the
other fingers does not seem to count
at all. The loss of all toes on one foot
brings the same pension as the loss of
Johan Selmer, a composer whose
works are bound to endure, died at
the age of 66 years.
The department of justice is draw
ing up a law for checking the work
of the Mormons in Norway.
Ole Knudsen Guldsmedhagen, 60
years old, was gored to death by an
ox at Langsjo, Telemarken.
The Kristiania Morgenbladet con
tains a somewhat vigorous article in
defense of Norway's right to Spitzberg
The storting has been in session all
through the hot season, and still many
a neat little speech had to be cut out
in oiaer to get anything done.
Helmer Holvorsen Bryn, councillor
of the Norwegian legation at Paris,
was appointed minister from Norway
to Washington. He succee'ds Ove
Gude, who died July 1, 1910. Mr. Bryn
was born In 1865 and made a thorough
preparation for the bar. For seven
teen years past he has been in the
foreign service, and has been decorat
ed with a number of foreign orders.
In 1905 he was among those who
signed the pecuniary agreement with
Sweden. Some Norwegian-Americans
appealed to the Norwegian government
to appoint a man who has lived for
some time in America, but their ap
peal was not heeded.
Kristiania, Aug. 3. King Haakon
VII celebrated hiB thirty-eighth birth
day today and in honor of the event
the national flag was displayed in pro
fusion in the capital and throughout
the country. The king received the
congratulations of the foreign repre
sentatives, the heads of the various
government departments, the army
and the navy in the morning and at
tended a review of the troops in the
afternoon, the day was generally oh
lived longest. One of them died a few served throughout Norway by demon
J^wj^ago^n^th^othe^w^dle^u jstratjonB of loyalty and public festtvt
GEN. W. H. H. BEADLE
Foremost Educator Posing for Statue
to be Placed in Capitol
Sioux Palls—General W. H. H.
Beadle of Madison is in the city to
pose the first time for H. Daniel Web
ster, the sculptor, who is to make a
statue of the general, to be placed in
1 the capitol of the state of South Da
kota at Pierre.
General Beadle and Mr. Webster re
turned recently from a visit to Pierre,
where the committee of the state ed
ucational association, under whoss
direction the statue is being made
and will be placed, had a conference
with Mr. Webster, adopted the plars
and ideas which Mr. Webster gg'st
ed and the model and the arti.-t re
turned to Sioux Falls to begin work
upon the statue.
The studio in which the clay mod
el will be fashioned, at the home o.
.Mrs. Webster, mother of the artist.
322 West Twelfth street, is ready for
occupancy, and actual work has legun.
The statue will be full size and will
GENERAL W. H. H. BEADLE.
reveal General Beadle standing erect,
in the attitude of addressing an audi
ence, with his left hand resting upon
a pedestal and his right arm, bent at
the elbow and holding a book and
manuscript to his side. It will he what
is called a portrait statue.
The statue will stand in the farther
right-hand corner from the entrance
of the rotunda of the capitol building
in Pierre, in a large semi-circular
niche and will be in full view of peo
ple who enter the building.
"I discovered another statue of my
self while I was at Pierre." said Gen
eral Beadle, yesterday. "Some year3
ago, a young man, whose name I have
forgotten, but who lived in Ba'tb, thi^
county, came to me at Madison and
wanted to make a statuette of me.
I consented and he proceeded to ma'e
it. That figure is now in the posses
sion of the historical department of
the state at Pierre."
During his sojourn of about a month
here, General Beadle will make his
home at Mrs. Webster's.
GOSSIP AT PIERRE.
Governor Vessey, Atty. Gen. Clnr:
and Oomm'ssioner of Schools and
Public Lands DiUken are in the Hills
to represent tl/e state in the selection I
nf 160.000 acres of land to be taken I
from the Hills sections and the title
turned over to the state.
Governor Vessey has granted paroles I
for Alfred Martin, senten ed irom
Pennington county on a charg of as
sault with intent to kill L. W. Borst,
sent from Edmunds county, on a
charge of grand larceny and James
Sanson, sent from Meade county on
a charge of robbery.
The auto industry is flourishing In
South Dakota all right. The regis
tration for the month of July gang
up to 575, or more than nineteen a
day for every day in the month. The
total number of machines registered
up to the close of the month was 6,820
nearly half of which have been regist
ered this year.
Friends of James McLaughlin de
clared that he was deprived of his po
sition as superintendent of the school
for the deaf because he failed to con
tribute to the expenses of teh primary
campaign. As his removal was made
through a non-partisan board, the
charge does not seem to be well
founded. It has been understood that
while he was vindicated in the recent
official investigation of his conduct,
that the board has long felt that, the
good of the Institution .demanded a
change In the position.
Fourteen counties in South Dakota,
comprising Codington, Clark. Spink,
Brookings, Beadle. Hushes, Minneha
ha, McCook, Hanson, Davison, Union,
Clay and Tankton have had 1213 land
sales within a year, the total oomprlp
ing 222,464 acres. The average orlce
an acre was $48.24. and the average
assessed valuation for 1910 Is $10.19
an acre. Upon the basis of the assess
ed valuation, the average true valuation
of all lands in these counties for the
present year is $49.70. By the same
process of computation the average
true valuation In 1906 was $33.05 an
acre, the Increase in four years being
$16.65 an acre or a grain of 50 per
cent. For the purpose of this computa
tion counties are chosen which are
fairly representative of the balance of
the state east of the river. The in
crease In the price of lands west of
the river for the same period would
be much more than Is here shown.
Oil Inspector Murray, northern dis
trict, has sent his annual report to the
governor. Several days ago he turner!
Into the state treasury about six
thousand dollars, and in his report
shows that his expenses for himself
and deputies in that district were
165. He Rhows the Inspection of 32)
912 barrels of kerosene and the re
cept of fees on an additional 1,693
barrels In small shipments, which
were n0t tasted. He inspected 62,273
barrels of gasoline and received fees
on 888 barrels which wore not insnect
ed. He reports that the use of Kan»
Henderson—When a man marries
he keeps his wife in dresses, hats,
shoes—in fact, everything she needs.
What does a wife keep her husband
Henpeck (absently)—Hot water.
LEG A MASS OF HUMOR
"About seven years ago a small
abrasion appeared on my right leg
]ust above my ankle. It Irritated me
so that I began to scratch it, and It
began to spread until my leg from my
ankle to the knee was one solid scale
like a scab. The Irritation was always
worse at night and would not allow
me to sleep, or my wife either, and It
was completely undermining our
health. I lost fifty pounds in weight
and was almost out of my mind with
pain and chagrin as no matter where
the Irritation came, at work, on the
street or in the presence of company,
I would have to scratch it until had
Che blood running down into my shoe.
I simply cannot describe my suffer
Ing during those seven years. The
pain, mortification, loss of sleep, both
to myself and wife is simply inde
scribable on paper and one has to ex
perience it to know what it Is.
"I tried all kinds of doctors and rem
edies but I might as wAl have thrown
my money down a sewer* They would
dry up for a little while and fill me
with hope only to break out again just
as bad if not worse. I had given up
hope of ever being cured when I was
Induced by my wife to give the Cuti
cura Remedies a trial. After taking
the Cutlcura Remedies for a little
while I began to see a change, and
after taking a dozen bottles of Cutl
cura Resolvent In conjunction with
the Cutlcura Soap and Cutlcura Oint
ment, the trouble had entirely disap
peared and my leg was as fine as the
day I was born. Now after a lapse of
six months with no signs of a recur
rence I feel perfectly safe in extend
ing to you my heartfelt thanks for the
good the Cutlcura Remedies have done
for me. I shall always recommend
them to my friends. W. H. White,
312 E. Cabot St, Philadelphia, Pa., Febt
4 and Apr. 13. 1909."
"Were the commencement
"Very. The time was divided be
tween advice from public men on the
selection of a career and suggestions
from graduates on how to run the
A woman may or may not try to
avoid muddy crossings it all depends
upon her understandings.
LIVER PILLS new
iuL Purely vegeU
ewli*—•preretlw conpUrioa brjgtite*
iacjm. &s*H Fill, Saall
Send postal for
I II 1^-*' Paxtine.
than liquid antiseptics
FOR ALL TOILET USES.
Gives en* a sweet breath clean, white,
t^tli anlinptiadlj dm
Matk and threat—purifies the faceath
SMaloag—•dbpeh all disagreeable
peripirmtaM and body odon—much u.
predated by dainty women. A qridr
rauiidj fsr sore eyes end catanfa.
solved a gl
••1MB aakes a deljjh
Ur|« buz at druspfe or bymd.
THE PAXTOM TOILSTOO.,BOTTOM,
PnncAivalAra 600 Students
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