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h. YOUR NEW COAT AND GOWN. Ratlnss and Sponge Clothe In Woolen Weave* Much Used. The success of your new coat or gown will depend largely upon the choice of the material. Suit the mate rial to your Individual style. Smooth fabrics look best on some and rough fabrics on others. The ratines and sponge cloths, which were so much In use last summer In cotton weaves and which are again to be seen in woolen .weaves, are rough In style, but soft In texture. The material is particularly fetching In making school suits and coats for girls. Many of these are in plain colors, while others have plain backgrounds with very narrow stripes of another color. The staple materials for the tailored suits are the serges and whipcords. Serges with diagonal weaves are pop ular this fall, and there are striped cheviot serges which are fancied. The favorite colors are the navy blues and then the browns. Black and white and A N FAR I Woman's Section of the Paper A New Plaited Costume tv This one of the smartest variations of the new plaited skirt The plaits are pressed flat and stitched Into position. Plaits are crossed over on the bodice, which Is finished with a collar and cuffs of white faille silk. The tunic a novel one, draped In front with a sash of moderate proportions. The gown la of dark blue satin. dark gray hold their own. A suit of black and white whipcord is a prac tical thing and will give much satisfac tion because it wears so well. The velvets and velveteens are popu lar again, and the striped velvets are in pretty designs. Gray Is prominent in dress goods for fall. POTATOES. The flavor and texture of pota toes are spoiled if they are al lowed to remain in the sun. When cooking potatoes in their •tickets pierce them with the prongs of a silver fork. Scalds and Burns. Scalds or burns can be cured by ap plying oatmeal and cold water. The cooling qualities of the meal help to draw out the tire from the burn, while its soothing properties heal It. Horn o* Plenty »asA\Aa/ mxitl-rtii .tmj 4mSW^m.»B! —St. Louis Globe-Democrat. ON YOUR BAKING DAY. Cup Cake. Cream a cupful .if butter wita .'iw cupful el' sugar. add three ivV well beaten and oil" cii|i['ul of milk. Fold in two iiiil three-fourths cupfu's nf limn- sifted uilli o'.ic teaspinn.fill of soda uuil iwii of civaiii vf lunar. Alsn add llic grated rind ami .111ii*i• nf a lemon or two ieaspoonfuls of lemon extract. Mix thoroughly, spread hi shallow buttered tins, sprinkle with powdered sugar ami bake for iweiity live minutes in a moderate oven. Inexpensive Sponcje Cake. r.eat ihe v..lUs of three i'? until thiol and letuon colored, adil one cup fill of su^er gradually and continue' beating then add one talilespootifui of hot water, one cupful of iloiir sifted Willi one and one-half tea spoonfuls of baking powder and one fotirlli teaspoonful of salt, the whites of three cess lieateu until stiff audi two tablespoonfuis of vinegar. HaKe for thirty-live minutes in a moderate oven in a buttered and llmired cake pan. Peanut Cookies. Cream together a pound of granu lated sugar and a lialf pound of butler. Ureal: into this without preliminary beating two eggs. Stir well through the cream. Add gradually three-quar ters of a pound of tlour. Knead this in well and don't be afraid it will bo too :ch. Koll out but 11 little of the dough at a time. Use powdered sugar instead of Hour 011 the board and roll ing pin. Have ready bowlful of chopped peanuts. Sprinkle these over the board before rolling out the dough. Koll to :t quarter of 1111 inch in thick ness and cut with round biscuit cutter. I'.nke very light. These keep bettor in stone or china jars than in tin. POPULARITY. .j. 4» Most women are far too limit ed in their friendships. To be liked there must be. first of all, kindness, and plenty of it. There must be tact, and tact Is nothing at all but eonsid •J- eratinn and kindness. If people want others to like them they must make people feel that their t£ lives are not aloof from others.— Chicago Tribune. «J« »J« »5» Steamed Eggs. A dainty way of serving an egg is in a souffle dish in which it has been bro ken with a little cream and a small knob of butter to flout in. The dish is put in boiling water, and the egg Is allowed to steam till it sets and for two or three minutes more. When Cooking Eggs. A spoonful of tlour added to the grease iu which eggs are to be fried will prevent them from breaking or sticking to the pan. MONKEY FACED OWLS. A Colony Inhabits Cliffs In Southern California. On the banks of the Santa Ana river, in southern California, is a queer col ony. It is situated among the cliffs which rise above the river and in passing during the day one would not imagine the place was inhabited, for the members of the colony are fast asleep in the chambers of the cliffs. At dusk there is a change. At every one of the openings with which the rocks are inirforated appears a face so humanlike in its expression that the beholder is apt to fancy he Is see ing the pixies and elves of which he heard iu childhood. The faces belong to a family having the name of Strix pratineola, or monkey faced owls. Iu the Juries of the cliffs they pass their days and rear their young. At night tliey emerge in flocks and search the lie Ids for mice and insects. Who Is It? Photographs or prints cut from pa pers and magazines of famous or well known people, labeled with names which do not belong to them, may be handed about among a company for correction. What seems at lirst to be a simple act of adjustment calls for some study and a good memory for faces. The portraits of Wagner, Beethoven. Pa rierewski, Whitlier, Queen Victoria, Emperor William of Germany, Edward Vll., Gladstone, Shakespeare, Ijickens, Tennyson, Scott. iJurns, Longfellow, Washington. Grant, Napoleon and other well known persons should be chosen. If desirable a prize may be awarded to the one correcting the greatest num ber. The Tumbling Egg. Kill a quill with quicksilver. Seal it at both ends with good hard wax. Then boil an egg. Take a small piece of shell off anil thrust in the quill with, the quicksilver. Lay it 011 the ground and it will jump about till all heat is gone. If you put quicksilver into a bladder and warm it after yon have blown it 'out and secured it it ill skip about in the same manner. SOME NORTH SEA FACTS. The Bottom of Thiti Bjdy of Water Is Only 120 Feet Deep. The North sea su shallow that a ves-vl can sail from London to Ham burg iu witter not Wore than l'JU feet deep except for one short stretch. If this depth could le decreased one ha!f-that is. the bottom of the North sea raised sixty feet-the islands of the Frisian shore would be linked to tether in an even coasi line, a Ivlt of land tell miles br-jad would be ad,led to the Danish coast, a multitude of low islands would spring up "IT the Eng lisli and Helgiau coasts ami a great is land w.mid rise up in tile Dogger bank. In case a sudden upheaval lifted the bottom of he North sea ".mi feet. or one third of the length of the great Her man liner lniperator, the new coast line would run round the Orkney is lands and then from I'eterhead through the Skageia.k to Sweden with a eou I in Hi uis baud that would form a sort of new Zuyder Zee. Coiilil the bottom of the North sea be elevated a distance a half again as much as the length of the Olympic the Hritisli islands would become a part of the continent and the liquid remains of the North sea would be a large lake occupying the greater part of the present Skagerack. And' thi^ would mean that the greatest tis 11 ing ground iu the world would literally be ground. With the North sea just as it is and as it is likely to remain for uplold ages England takes two-thirds of her whole tish supply from this shal low body of wiiter. Scotland three fourths of her supply. Holland practi cally the whole of iier tish and for mally one-half of all the tish brought into her ports. The Glad Times. 1 know there's trouble in the world, itucause i'\e had my shun:. know ti'iu there is sadness hero: I've hail enough to bear. flut when the skies are blue above And when the sun is shining And all lev lilile cares have passed try to slop m.v whining. 1 know some roads are mighty rnuyh. 1-tecause I've hud'to tl'eail theni. 1 know there are steep hills to climb And. human-like, dread them. But when 1 utrike the level paths Where roses sweol are noddiuK And kills of yesterday arc passed 1 w.hl.stle while I'm plodding. 1 know that burdens must be home. Because I've had to bear-them That there are dangers to be faced. Because I've had to dare them. But when my sun is shining bright And winds have ceased their howling I do not. mar iny time of .my By tilliny it with growling. Detroit 1-Yee Press. Barbor's Music. Harbors in the old days might well charge heavily, for theirs must have been a nerve racking existence. Zith ers were provided instead of news papers and customers used to strum 011 these while waiting for a vacant, chair. Kekker, writing early in the seven teenth century, refers to "a barber's cittern for every man to play on." The term "barber's music" was a com mon one in the days of I'opys, who on June .". lot Hi. records, "After sup per my lord called for the lieutenant's cittern and with two candlesticks, with money in them for symballs. we made harbor'* music, with which my lord was very well pleased."—London Standard. •v I Photo by American Press Ass o-iution. Cricket critic.' She sells soasholls. Six thick thistle sticks. Flesh of freshly fried Hying tish. A growing gleam growing green. The sea ceaseth and it sutliceth us. fireplace ami turned to the girl. "Vuu see, Miss Marble." lie went on. "1 have tin other heritage to cherish." Where I stood the girl's low voiced reply was inaudible, but a dull tlusli crept over the young Englishman's clear cut features, and it seemed that lie echoed Iter words, saying a little sullenly. "No. 1 do not wear it." The Week's Illustrated Story Proving His Mettle By F. BURMAN COREY was uiv father's sword." As lie spi ke KnowHon re placed the dented brass scab bard or the elk horns over his The sound of footsteps 011 the \cran da called him to welcome other guests, and .joined Nannie Marble in straying about the rooms, furnished oddly enough for a New Mexican ranch house, yet eloquently descriptive of their owner's life. The trophies 011 the walls, the old cut crystal service on the sideboard, above all the many pictures and photographs, among tlietn his father as general of division and him self as lieutenant of the guards, told that once at least he had lived other wise. had been something other than a fur straying "remittance man." As we paused before the two por traits I knew tluit this thought was uppermost in Nannie Marble's mind, for ever since Kuowlton's advent in the Blue Water country his love for her had been common knowledge. Yet I she surprised ine after a moment by saying very quietly. "Do you know why he is here':" and, before I could reply, answering herself: "lie was cashiered for cowardice in the l.ocr war. Mrs. l.oring told me." There was a deep quiver of grief in her voice, and as she turned away Iter head for the lirst time 1 was certain of what I had for some time suspected- that if she had repulsed him it hail been against, the dictates of her own heart. It was hard for me to see her 1 iu distress, for 1 had been her father's comrade and had known and loved her since the days when old .lohn Marble's 1 quart/, ledge had started the short lived boom at Eldorado City and Nan nie. in her little pink pinafore, had ridden about 011 our shoulders. "Nannie," 1 said, "if something else were the reason if -if cowardice were merely the appearance, could you for give it'.-" Her lip trembled, but she looked up at me bravely enough "Yes." she said "yes, if there were anything else in the world if he had h. it is so hard to believe when one looks at him, and yet the paper told all about it and gave the oiilcia 1 order that disgraced him." 1 hesitated a moment, still uncertain as to whether it, were best to let this girl know the truth about Francis Knowlton. And in that moment my opportunity was gone, for Mc.Nanon called from the other room. "Come 011 I here we're off," ami we had to join the company assembled for an exetir- 1 Children, This Part Is Yours slon to the ruins of Eldorado City. It w:ts one of the many jaunts that had been arranged to entertain some visit I ing school friends of Nannie's and, like "Walking" Up a Tree k% •/,? 11: the forests of the Philippine Islands, which are owned by the United Stall's, some natives build their homes 011 the treetops, the same as shown In the picture To get to their homes tiie_ members of the family nimbly "walk" up the tree iu their bare feet. A FEW TONGUE TWISTERS. Peter, Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked Try repeating each of these quickly half a dozen times. iuost of our entertainments, ineludtn— the whole neighborhood, for we are too few and too isolated for social sub-, divisions. All were there—Breach of Promise MeXanon, the Remittance Man. the Lady of the Abseut Husband, the Lunger, the Mau Who Invariably Went Armed, 1, who— As a cllinnx it had been planned to explore tunnel, known as Denny Monahan's lead, from the old Irish man, who had dug steadily Into the mountain for three years, bringing out some gold, breaking In upon a seeming ly limitless limestone cavern and" eventually disappearing forever in this pit which he had dug. McNanon led the way in, unreeling as he went the cord which was to guide our return, and with lighted candles the rest of us followed in line. Above us the bats passed out in a continuous stream and amid tiny shrieks of delight and trepl- Tho Next Instant He Disappeared as if Blotted Out. riatioii from the ladles we proceeded to the limits of the tunnel and out into the natural cavern that had swal lowed up the body and, so the de lightful tradition ran, the treasure or Denny Monahan. Fatigue Itegtin to manifest itself ill the cessation of talk and laughter. I and when one of the ladies in the rear of the procession called out some be lated jest of the Lunger the bo.v glanced back in surprise. The next instant lie disappeared as if Iriottled out. 1 saw jMcNtinon leap back, heard a dull splash and then Knowlton brushed past me, tiaring olT his coat as Ire ran. lie, too. plunged out of sight and we heard sounds of a strug gle In water and of some one gasping for breath. Holding my caudle over the brink of the pit into which the Lunger had fallen, I could faintly dis cern Ihe glimmer of water below me. but nothing more. The sound of splashing Juid ceased also and for a long time we waited I11 breathless silence for some reassuring noise from below. Then from out the darkness to the left the even voice of the young Englishman startled us. "Come a bit this way." A moment later he appeured, scram bling up the sloping rocks at the side, carrying the Lunger like a child In his arms, "I fancy he's knocked his bead a bit on the stones down there." he re marked in a level conversational tone as lie laid the dripping burden down. 'Ihen as Mrs. Loring bent over the un conscious boy he picked up his coat and stepped to one side. Ten minutes later the Lunger was able to stand and. leaning on Loring'* arm, to set out on the return Journey. Ihe windings of the passage left me for the most part In total obscurity, and 1 stumbled along, cursing myself that I had not told Nannie that truth Concerning Knowlton which we men had long ago known—that is was his Inheritance from a long line of port loving ancestors that had brought him down that after long, monontonoun months of garrison duty at an outly ing post an urgent appeal for aid from au entrapped Bcouting party had come a, the moment when the demon in his blood had at last got the better of him. A subordinate had led out a relief ex pedition, and Knowlton had come to live In the valley of the Blue Water. It \uis not a pretty story, yet a thousand times better than the one which bad been told her. And, too. I could add to It that for the past year he had (ought against his temptation with au unflinching courage that in my eyes at least had made him almost worthy of her. As we turned at last into the straight tunnel I caught sight of two silhouetted figures that- walked side by side just .1. ttont o. me, talking in low tones. And as we approached the entrance they delayed their steps, and there came to me the voice of Nannie Mar ble, speaking very gently: "No, 110, 1 uo not wish to be told what the rea reason was. I have seen. 1 am sure it was not what that paper said. There is nothing else in the world that 1 would not trust the man I love to conquer." Very gravely the man answered tier "Anythin in the world now." And together they passed out into the starlight.