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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, September 06, 1912, Image 3

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Woman and .the Household
Pannier Frock For Fall
pannier frock has been trying to ingratiate itself into fashionable favor
past few seasons, and now dressmakers realize that it has come to
•stay—for awhile at least.
The draped costume illustrated is not an extreme model of this pannier
mode, but is graceful and becoming when worn by a tall, slender woman.
material used is soft, heavy black satin, which falls into attractive lines. The
Weeves are rather full after the new fall models sent over from Paris. A
vhite lace gtiinipe and sleeve rulKes complete the charming costume.
When sewing on hooks and eyes
choose a needle the length o£ the
distance at which you wish to set
your hooks. Make eyes with a double
thread by taking two stitches at the
same place the width of the hook.
Work the stiteli in "buttonhole" and
then run the needle between the out
side and the lining of the material
upon which you are working just the
length of the needle. This is for the
next eye. On on in this order, sewing
the hooks a needle's length apart, and
you will get them at regular distances
without stopping to measure for each
Every one who sews knows how
hard it is to put a lace yoke in a dress
Sounding Vacation's Knell
and get it niec and even. Try basting
it In together. .ifter the stitching is
done the paper can easily be torn from
To make beautiful buttonholes, even
on the sheerest of materials, mark
them first and stitch the outlines once
around. This not only adds to the
durability of the buttonhole, but
makes the working of it far easier.
An ingenious woman has found that
dental floss is the best medium for
stringing pearl, coral or crystal beads.
To fasten the end neatly to the clasp
run the tloss through the end two
beads, then through the ring on the
clasp and back through the end two
heads, knotting between the second
and third heads and then cutting.
This hides the knots. Do not. use a
needle in stringing. If the end of the
(loss is not still' enough rub with bees
—Deliver Bepubiicau.
Suggestions For the Girl Who Is In a
State of perplexity.
Many autt'.nm 1 niiU-s to In- are in tIn
throes of anxiety and despair over se
lections I'm- their wardrobe: therefore
liit* suggestions given here for a '«n!
Ir:n-tU-:i 1 fall suit and ruat will l.k' wt'i
Von cannot make a mistake if you
sele.t one of (lie following materials
for your suit: Serge. whipcord or bas
ket woven cloth. All three will he
popular during the fall. Corduroy will
also lie much worn. For your coat,
it' il is a long outer coat, something i"
a rough ivct will in: best. I.ong hair
ed ziheliue. fancy striped fabrics in
two tones are good. and heavy cloths
in mixtures consisting of a rich blend
ing oi' dark colors are practical and
stylish.' Broadcloths are growing in
favor also materials having a heavy
Four Leaf Clover Cake.
Cut out a triangle l'roin each ol* the
four sides of a square cake. Smooth
oft the sharp edges so as to form rath
er round leaves. Cover with a green
frosting. Instead of having a four
leaved clover design one of the four
leaves may be cut into a thick stem.
Lemon and pistachio are desirable tin
Nut Bread.
One bealen egg. half a cupful of
sugar, one cupful of sweet mill one
half cupful of ground walnuts, a level
teaspoonful of salt, two teaspoonl'nls of
baking powder sifted twice with two
cupfuls of flour. Mix well together,
put into a buttered baking pau and let
rise half an hour. Bake forty minutes
in a moderate oven.
Corn and Rice Muffins.
Two cupfuls white corn meal sifted
with a teaspoonful of salt, one and oue
half cupfuls of boiled rice, one tea
spoonful of lard, enough boiling water
to scald it all and leave it thick (three
cupfuls) let: cool, then add one cupful
of sour milk, one-half teaspoonful of
soda dissolved in milk and two well
beaten eggs. Hake in gem tins one
half hour.
Floating Island.
From a family cookbook over a hun
dred years old: Take to every glass
of .jelly (currant and raspberry mixed
is best) the white of an egg: beat them
well together until they are quite stiff,
(hen add jelly and beat till it is very
thick and smooth, l'our cream in a
bowl or deep dish and lay the island
in heaps on it. Color in different ves
sels and place each color in ti pyramid
by itself over the cream in the bowl.
The modern cook will change the rule
to meet modern conditions.
Comical Adventure His Aid Had With
One After Battle of Wagram.
.Many strange anecdotes have been
lold of the very j-reat: dislike nud re
pugnance some persons have for mis.
Nol loiiLf Jitter he battle ol* Wagram
an aiil-de-ca nip of Napoleon was pro
ceeding to bed one evening when he
hoard strange, terrified sounds Irom
the emperor's bedehamber.
lie opened the door and rushed hasti
ly into the room, where a curious spec
tacle presented itself. Napoleon, half
clad, his face screwed up, dripping
prespira I ion. 'stood, sword in hand,
making ineffective Inures at a conceal
ed enemy behind some tapestry on the
wail. Hushing up. the aid found a
eat. and delivered the greatest soldier
of the aire, rendered helpless with ter
ror. from the harmless animal. Napo
leon not only hated cats, but was posi
tively lerrilied by them as well.
A Test of Strength.
Perhaps you do not know how
strong you are ill some ways. Here is
a trick which will show you that you
have more strength in your arms than
you may have supposed: Hold your
hands straight in front of you, with
the palms toward you and the middle
lingers of each hand just touching
each other. Then ask some one to pull
your hands apart. You will be sur
prised to find that a much bigger.
stronger person than you will probably
not be able to pull your hands away
I from each other.
Pull—A Game.
A jolly romping game for younger
boys ami girls is played in this way:
Roll back the rttg from the center of
the door and on the boards make ft
small square outlined with chalk. All
then join hands in a circle around it.
The music starts up, and the children
begin to dance around the square. As
they dance they try to draw some
member of the circle into the square.
Any one stepping inside the cliai':
boundaries is out of the game, which
continues until but one player is left.
Bible Conundrums.
Why could they not play cards in the
ark? Because Noah sat on the deck.
Why was Noah a disappointed rat:
catcher? Because it was forty days
lK'fore he saw Ar-a-rat.
When was money first mentioned i"
the Bible? When Ncah took the gretu
buck into the ark.
Place Where Mentally Deficient Are
Cared For In a Novel Manner.
In he colony of cheel. the lunatic,
the idiot, the epileptic and those grown
childish from extreme old aire, live un
'rammek-.l anil unrestrained, save for
humane rules ami regulations framed
for their own welfare
and protection.
immured behind no lofty walls and
strictly guarded inclosures. such as
give to the most admirably ordered
asylum the atmosphere of a prison,
tliey lead there a quiet. peaceful e\it
eiiee among people whose life work it
is to care for and protect them. They
are five to wander through the coun
try lanes, to work :1t will beneath the
open air of heaven, to engage in what
ever occupations and recreations their
dwarfed or diseased intellects permit.
There, too. they are surrounded, not
by warders and attendants trained to
regard them merely as patients to be
coerced and controlled but bv friends
who. treat their "hoarders" with gen
uine kindness and unvarying consider
ation. The colony of Cheel. under
tlie-e conditions. may be truthfully de
scribed as a place where "the sick
mind" are free, says a writer in the At
Anticipating Trouble.
There was once a pendulum
to be fixed on a new clock.
It began to calculate how long
il would be before the big wheels
wete worn out and its work was
'X, done. It would lie expected to
tick night and day. so many
times a minute, sixty times that
every hour and twenty-four times
that every day and mio times
jt that every year. It was awful!
i, Quite a row of figures, enough
'V to stagger you—millions of licks!
"I can never do it." said the poor
pendulum. Hut the clocktnaker
encouraged it. "Von can do one
'V tie! at a time," lie said. "Oil,
yes." the pendulum could do that.
"Well." he said, "that is all
which will be required of you."
So the pendulum went to work,
steadily ticking, one tick at ft
time, and it is ticking yet, quite 4s
cheerfully.—D. I,. Mood v. $
•i' &
Self Possession.
TTr-r"''s to the mnn who holds his peace
\Y!:nn the provocation's strong.
Who shuts his mouth and keeps it shut
When a word would set him wrong.
Who si'ins his temper tlrm'und fast,
Nor loses his self control
Though lie's tempted sore to vent his
And the silence sears his soul!
Here's to the man who holds Ills tongue
When you'd like to make litm swear.
Who listens to all your stinging words
With a cool, provoking air
\Yhn Ueeyis his grip on his rising wrath
When his temper's really bad,
Whose self restraint you can't disturb!
Ami doesn't he make you mad?
—Somervillc Journal.
Snake bite as a cure for consump
tion is mentioned in Sanskrit writings
as having been practiced for 0,000 or
0.000 years.
Of Interest to the Children
A Juvenile Tennis Enthusiast
Photo by American Press Association.
In the Berlin 7.00 a mouse was put 11.1
tiie cage of a lion to test whether, as
the old stories assert, there was a nat
ural affection between them. The
periiuent was rather astonishing.
The lion saw the mouse before he
was fairly through the bars and was
after him instantly. Away went the
little fellow, squeaking in fright. When
he had gone a few yards the lioji head
ed him off. and this was repeated until
the mouse stood still.
The li'ou then stood over him, study-
The Week's Illustrated Story
'S so dillicult. this bein,
third Delight." she sighed.
"What is it. Delight Darling?"
I asked, using her family name
an adjective, a method which
pleased ine greatly, and longing to
comfort her downcast sapphire eyes
with kisses.
"As you know, Dick Oourlenay. my
great-aunt Delight was a wonderful
woman. As a little girl she made
samplers, l.ater she spun and wove
and was never known to get angry or
speak ill of any one, or to be vain, or
covetous, or worldly, or anything she
shouldn't have been."
"1 don't wonder she never married,"
1 remarked.
"You are quite impertinent, Dick,"
said Delight reproachfully. "She was
a perfect woman and beautiful."
"And your second aunt Delight is a
beautiful woman, and you are her
fresh cheeked replica. She is also a
foolish woman to have renounced the
pleasures ol' the world null to disparage
the holy state of matrimouy. My poor
1 paused. I had no right to give
away dad's secret, albeit an open one,
but Delight was nodding her pretty
head savagely.
"I should like your nice father to be
my uncle, but auntie must know best,
and 1 must try to be like her.'
"Delight Darling," I said fervently,
"your blue eyes were made for behold
iug love's visions, your little pink ears
for healing love's messages and your
lips for kisses. Your feet"—
"1 believe 1 could learn as-easily!"
she exclaimed.
"Of course you could," I answered,
smiling at her flushed cheeks. "And if
you will let me teach you 1 will take
you to the charity masquerade."
Delight gasped.
"I am going to reason with your
aunt," 1 declared.
"Site sits in the garden making trou
sers for the Widow .Tones' little boy."
said Delight.
"She ought to be making trousers for
her own little boy," I muttered.
To my surprise, I found the second
Miss Delight quite susceptible to my
arguments. She closed the interview
by saying:
"But don't lot the child know 1 said
so. She will enjoy the pleasure more
if she deems it stolen."
As 1 was dressing for the masquer
ade a tap came at my door, followed
by a rather portly "Quaker grandpa."
My eyes fell upon a peculiar seal ring
which I recognized.
"If you don't want to be known,
dad," 1 suggested, "better let me wear
your ring."
He complied so quickly that I divin
ed that he didn't want to be known,
lie wasn't very talkative. Dad loved
good women in an age of chivalry sort
-a. I
iug him with interest, and presently he
brought his paw down on the mouse,
but so gently that it was not injured
ex in the least. Then the lion played with
1 the mouse, now letting him run a few
inches and stopping him again.
Suddenly the mouse sprang straight
at the big animal's head.
The lion, terrified, gjve a great leap
backward and roared in extreme fright,
while the little mouse made his escape.
Of the two the lion was- the more
frightened.—Detroit l'ree I'ress.
of way, and I hated to see him waste
bis time on perverse Miss Delight
Later Delight niul I, masked and
robed, stole down back streets to the
charity ball, she turning tn.v father's
ring round and round on my finger, for
she held my hand as if it aloae could
save her from destruction.
-i, "f"
She begged not to dance, though she
had proved an apt pupil, so we, a lady
in scarlet and a Roman senator, 8at in
a corner.
"Why, there's another lady In scar
let!" she exclaimed. "The eostumer
said she had sold another like this. I
wonder if she feels as reckless and fui
happy as 1 do."
"Probably this isn't her first glimpse
into fairyland," I answered. "She
I hava just begun to iiva."
doesn't dance like 1111 old (liner, though.
Do you notice the Quaker with her?"
"He looks familiar," she said curious-,
ly. "I'wonder who he is."
I was doing some wondering on my..
own hook, too, but I was most eon
I cerneil about the lady In scarlet with
By and by I took my lady into tho
dimly lighted conservatory and pressed
her scarlet gloved hand. After a long
time she shyly returned tho pressure.
"Have you a cold?" she asked con
strainedly. "Your voice doesn't sound
natural tonight."
"Perhaps. I hadn't thought about It.
Little girl, are you very, very happy?" KSjs
"Yes." she admitted. Wil
"Of course you are, and you are do
ing right to be happy. But this is only
the froth. The real substance is a
home and an honest man's love. It Is
as natural for you to love as for these
orchids to bloom. Delight Darling, am
I the man you love?"
Her head sank to my shoulder. From
her dark hair came perfume of violets.
If you must know It, Richard Cour
lenay, think you are a king among
men, and, renouncing all I have held to
be most worthy, I will do your will."
It didn't sound like Delight's spon
taneity of expression, but the senti
ment was so satisfactory that I wu
about to lift the scarlet mask to frorm
to her that her lips were made fok just
what I had said when two ghosor and
the Queen of Hearts entered and obvi
ously hindered the demonstration.
The fall of the masks was the coup
de theatre of the evening, for four peo
ple at least. It happened that w»
stood close to the Quaker and the other
lady In scarlet—my father and—my
own little rosy, girlish Delight. I
looked in amazement at the little lady
on my arm. Then I know my fac*
grew purple.
"Let's get out of here," I chortled,
"or I'll explode!"
Into the conservatory, where my suc
cessful lovemaking had been executed,
1 hurried my indignant companion, the
small aud decidedly fascinating aunt
of my little Delight.
"Now, Dick Courtenay, explain your
self!" the little lady commanded, her
eyes dangerously dark, her cheeks
matching her dress.
"Oh, the Joke is too rich to explain!"
I wheezed, wiping my eyes. "Sit down
here, Miss Delight, till I bring my fa
She sprang to grasp my arm, but I
tied. I met my father Just darting in.
"Oh. boy, what a fool I've made of
myself he groaned. "I've proposed
to the wrong woman, and she's accept
ed me! Confound masquerades any
I pushed him into the conservatory.
"The right woman is in there, dad. if
you'll fix it up with her I'll attend to
the other one."
"Oh. Dick," caroled my own Delight
as 1 led her to the shadowy veranda,
"I'm going to be your mamma!"
"And I'm to be your uncle," 1 an
swered, "but don't tell me you knew It
was my dad all the time." 3
"Of course I did." Her eyes were
dancing with mischief. "And I knew
he thought he was talking to auntie,
though 1 didn't know she was here.
Aud. oh. Dick Courtenay, I have just
begun to live in this beautiful, moon
swept, rose colored world!"
And with the surety that matters
were being "fixed up" In the conserva
tory and the:yieidiug of the third De
light to -m.v arm's embrace I realized
that 1, too, had just be^un to live.

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