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EVENING LEDGER PHILADELPHIA, THTTESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1914;.
WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS TO KNOW-THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATRON
I ELLEN ADAIR SEES
I BOTH SIDES OF LIFE
ON LONDON NIGHT
She Gets Glimpse of Dere
licts by Thames Em
bankment and Witnesses a
Romance in Restaurant.
A certain tender radlnnce clings about
a London Hummer evening, when the
roar of the traffic In hushed, and the sky
Is slowly changing In a long and pleas
ant twilight. The streets at 7 o'clock
no longer teem with busy men, the trains
Imre carried these to long-drawn happy
evenings on the hundred golf links which
surround the great city to gay Ilttlo ten
nis clubs to quiet backwaters, where
rows of gaily decorated houseboats lino
the old river Thames. The punts and
sklffn at Hampton Court are AIM with
happy drifting couples, and moored be
neath tho overhanging willows the white
flanneled river youth Is courting the
white-clad English river girl. Oh, happy
youth! Dear Hampton Court' The old
red palaco In Its stately Elizabethan
beauty every summer witnesses the same
old scenes as In those stately days 4(X)
years ago when Anne Boloyn coquetted
with the amoroui King Henry, and Idlv
drifted, n happy Quen. In her short love
dream on the river Thame.
That July evening, the night hefore I
sailed for Amrlcn, Is still so fresh with
in m mind. Wc drove around the Lon
don streets, the little old lnwrcr man
and I. perched high on the great motor
bus. And mingled with the pain of my
recent loss, my lonely present, and my
vague uncertnln futuro. I felt a strange
elation. For I was setting forth on the j
"Miss Adair " said my companion sud
denly "you're a fine little girl, and 1 hate
to think of sou clearing off like this,
with no one to help you. t hope that
uncle of yours over In Philadelphia Is a
safe proposition. You wrote him last
week, didn't you? He'll probably come
to New York to meet you. I wish I could
sta here In town to see you to jour
train tomorrow morning but I can't.
I've rung up a good boirdlng-houso In
Kensington, and they've got a room for
you thi-io tonight. And tomorrow Just
taxi over to Waterloo Station, and a por
ter will hook you and oui luggage light
through to Southampton on the early
boat-train. Got your ticket all right?"
"- Indeed." said I hurrledl, for I
did not like tn meditate on the fact that
I v --. fivellns steerage It was nil I
T.IFB'S DERELICTS IN LONDON.
V Journeyed many miles In silence, out
by the Thames Embankment, when tho
l- "i!i r.vlrlenlnc In the west past thoo
quie: Embankment seats which hold life's I
dcrelii ts. cast up from God knows where :
the melancholy army of tne Jiigni-iia."--Becns.
Sw those poor souls sitting yonder,
snul the little lawyer huskily, "life's
flotfim. drifting rudderless And many
of tin in better men than T!"
Hut these are down nnd out." T said,
"and look like tramps and bo.gears:"
N, matter," said the Ilttlo man. "they
om-o were great, they once were fine. On
yondrr lonely seats have often sat the
nrcniMt c-iti!iies of the age shabby
hungry neglected misunderstood. The
llmmortal Dr. Johnson often came neie.
LwUYiout a copper In his pocket. Hero
. tne shadow of Westminster ann tne
'CsrSLt Parliament he sat alor. and
gazing on the old Thames, meditated on
the voti.ty of all earthly hopes. O, vanltaa
vamtatum how true that Is."
' don't believe it's true." crlod I
valiantly, "for life Is surely what wo
make ;t I hate that dull philosophizing
the path of glory leads beyond the
grave, and anvhow should Include a very
pleasant life In this world. I nvan to
make the very most of my life."
"You have the courage of youth." said
the little lawyer In his kindly voice, "and
now that the hours are slipping by, shall
we return to dinner" Fiascati's In the
Strand Is a famous place"
And later we arrived there. In front of
the great rstaurant a long line of taxis,
landaulottcs. electric broughams was as
sembled. It was now ntno o'clock nnd
still daylight. And we walked in to
gether, through the cheerful entrance
hall, to a veritable Aladdin's Cave be
yond. In my country Inexperience, I
thought a nw heaven and a new earth
had opened It was nil so magnificent.
Great banks of hot-house flowers ming
led sweet odors with exotic perfumes of
the East, great palms towered far above
our heads to the vaulted roof, the glitter
of a thousand lights sparked in one great
chandelier beneath the dome.
INFLUENCE OF MT'SIC
And the people' At softy-shaded, lamp
lit tables there they eat and oh! the
beauty of the women' I know I saw
them all through rose-colored glasses
that night, to me It was all Couleur-de-Itose
nnd the strains of a dear Hun
garian melody were drifting from floor to
gallery and dome. A pompous wnltr
waved us to a tiny table, rose-wreathed,
rose-lit mirrors, mirrors everywher, and
I looked strangolv shabby In that gay
And then the rd-coated leader of the
orchestra stepped forward and the music
changed. It began with a vague sigh
ing of the wind-instruments, like the
early stirrings In a wood In autumn,
when four-footed furry little creatures
nro stealthily stalking over the fallen
leaves I could smell the pines and the
bog-myrtle, and feel the fresh keen tang
of autumn In the air nnd then th
cadence deepened as the 'cellos softly
caught the melody It was all a breath,
a shadow, so softly did they start. And
then my heart leaped stranglv, for the
violin obllgato swelled louder It was the
great "Barcarolle" of Offenbach, that
wild sweet metodv that hold the teari.
the heart-throbs of a universe.! At first.
It softH rose and fell, ros- and fell, with
a tender lilting cadence that refused u
plunge beneath the surface of things, hut
that held that gay crowd, in the hush
of a sudden silence. 1 could still hear the
autumn stirrings In my English forest.
and see the quiet unfolding of the little
wood-sorrel as It raised Its pink face and
tender foliage to the morning sun.
And then, on a sudden sobbing breath.
the music rose on a higher koy no words
of mlna could give Its passion and its
pain nor yet Us wild exultant beauts
Up through the glittering gallery, up
through the lofty palm trees nnd the
great arched roof It drifted. I think tu
the very gates of heaven' It filled me
with a yearning and a pain, and vet .i
strange new ecstacy I could not fathom
Beside us at the nearest table sat a
slender lovely girl In a rose-pink gown,
and by her side an eager boy, a typical
London youth, with a keen, clever faie
and fine dark eyes. As the melody rose
and fell, rose and fell, I saw him sud
denly grasp her slim hand In his big
strong, sunburnt one. Higher and higher
the cadence rose, and In It was the love
that many waters cannot quench, and
many floods can never hope to drown.
Then suddenly, on one breathless note
vibrating with a tender passion, the mu
atc paused and on that passionate note
the boy leant forward. "Leonora,
Leonora!" said he breathlessly.
I turned ray head away, for I felt I
was rudely treading on holy ground.
Mils Adair," said the little, old lawyer.
"You have not even touched the hors
d'oeuvres yet and I wonder why your
pretty eyes have lean in them)"
I REV. DR. ANNA SHAW AGAIN I
I CAMPAIGNS FOR SUFFRAGE
FRESH MEATS KEEP
THEIR HIGH PLACE
IN HOUSEHOLD LIST
REV. DR. ANNA SHAW
Is Js'tiw Traveling in Northwest State?, Where Question of Votes
for Women Will he Fought Out at
the Next Election.
That valiant - hearted. Indefatigable
worker In tho woman's cause, the Itev.
Dr. Anna Shaw, Is once more out upon
her travels, and undergoing as arduous
a campaign ns any soldier In the tlmo
of war. For she Is no longer young, and
her plan of action Is ns strenuous nnd
exhaustive as nny man could ever hope
Every night, from September 1 till No
vember 1, she has addressed, nnd will
continue to address, largo meetings, and
here come3 tho snllent point In a differ
ent town every night. For she is cam
paigning through seven States; First, In
South Dakota, with nil Its towns; then
North Dakota, Montana. Nevada, Nebras
ka, Missouri and Ohio. In all those States
tho great question of woman's suffrage
Is to be submitted to tho voters, nnd
sometimes .Miss Shaw speaks as often
as six times In one day.
On her arrival at one town, the follow
ing arduous program awaited her. ?he
had arrived in South Dakota at 10 o'cloek
In the morning, somewhat exhausted after
her four and a half days' train Journey,
and wbb Informed that she was to ad
dress the high school students at 12
o'clock, to attend a large luncheon party
at 1 o'clock, to address tho Women's Club
at 3 o'clock, a street meeting at o'clock
and later on a large meeting In the Opera
After a four and a half days' Journey
such a program might well fatigue many
a younger man or woman. Hut Miss Shaw
enjoyed herself thoroughly, and came
through with flying colors, Within tho
last week she has spoken In three differ
ent towns In one day. and on moro than
one occasion six times on tho same dny.
The career of the Rev, Dr. Anna Shaw
is so well known to th Philadelphia
public that It needs little detailing. She
is an Englishwoman, a graduate In medi
cine of Boston Unlvorslty, a graduato
from the theological department of Bos
ton University and president of tho Na
tional Suffrage Association of the L'nlted
States. Upon hr tho Kansas University
conferred tho dgtee of Doctor of Di
vinity, Mils Shaw would have made a sp en
dld lawyer, for she possesses gr at p w
ers of oratory, a strong sense of Justlre.
and a real gift tn debate Aitho is'i 'i
suffragist, she Is far from being a mili
tant, and, indeed, there is no necessity
for militancy, for no suffrage campaigner
lias ever been refused nn audience nt
During her present tour. In addition to
her lecturing in towns, Miss Shaw gives
speeches from tho roar platform of the
train at tho different railroad stations
the train may pause nt on route. A hand
Is frequently engaged to play at audi a
stopping place, so that Miss Shaw may
have a fair sized nudlcnce waiting for
her, and although she often has only
time for a three minutes' address en
thusiasm Is always great and she gets
a cordial welcome. In this way she fre
quently Includes tluee or four minor
towns In a single Journey.
Tho vote ha-? been granted to women
in un dllToimt States now, and it is
hoped that this ear will Include many
Miss Shaw came to America from Eng
land with her parents nt the age of four.
They were shipwrecked at Quecnstown
and had to put In to Splko Island, where
the child witnessed a curious and de
pressing sight, which was ever after to
Influence her future life and work. Doz
ens and dozens of weary prisoners spent
the long day In drawing wnter up from
the i-oa nt one side of the Island, then
walking across and emptying their buck
ets Into the sea on tho other side of the
Island. This dreadful waste of energy,
this purposeless soul-kllllng activity,
di-eply Impressed the little girl, and In
later years her great Interest In prisoners
ni.d prison work was the outcome of this
In character Miss Shaw Is simple and
unaffected, with a fetrong love for hor
home and hpr friends. She enjoys noth
ing better thnn the entortnlnlng of young
nnd merry people, and In her beautiful
homo at Media miiny pleasant parties
toko place. This domestic tide In tho
brilliant woman's character makes it
very hnrd for her to hae to leave her
home so often and for such long periods.
Her loe of gardening Is nnothcr tlo to
home life, and her present groat rogrot
Is that the tour she has now embarked
upon will prevent her seeing the llpenlng
of her fruit trees and tho beauty of the
Mrdia orchard In fall.
Of Miss Shaw's strong setihe of humor
inanv good tales are told. When she first
started In college- she wore her hair cut
short, and onco at n Chautauqua gather
ing a pushing young man said to her:
"Wo were Just discussing and wondering
why some women wear Bhort hair. I am
sur, Miss Shaw, you would not wear
yours so without some very good season
Won t you tell m what that reason Is?"
To which Impertinence the Indy replied:
"I fei I very sensitive about It, but, slnco
'.u ask me. I will tell you' It was a
1 'ith-mnrk I was horn that wnv'"
Dealers Anticipate Rise in
Prices Next Week Mar
ket Basket Quotations
Show Little Change.
The prices of meats, poultry, fish, but
ter, eggs, vegetables and seafoods at the
closing of the week remain unchanged
and no advance In prices Is anticipated
by the retail dealers except In the case
of fresh meat Higher prices may be
asked for next week.
Mutton and lamb chops are retailing
at 23 to 20 cents a pound. Logs of mutton
IS cents and lamb 5 cents. Shoulders of
mutton are 12 cents, Sirloin steak Is
bringing 35 cents n pound and round
steak 23 cents. I3ccf liver Is 14 cents and
calf's liver 40 cents. Hams cost from 17
to 25 cents a pound, Stewing veal can be
had at from 15 to 20 cents a pound,
White potatoes am retailing at 60 cents
a basket and sweet potatoes 80 cents a
half peck. String beans cost 25 cents a.
half peck nnd green peas 40 cents. To
matoes arc 5 cents a half peck. Corn Is
bringing 25 cents a dozen ears and cauli
flower costs 26 to 85 cents each. The
lowest prices quoted on peaches Is 25
cents a box. Blackberries are IS cents a
box, huckleberries 18 cents and rnsp
berrios 10 cents a box.
The best eggs are 40 cents a dozen. Tub
butter 33 cents a pound nnd print butter
45 cents a pound. Chickens are bringing
from 25 to 32 cents a pound.
Fish and seafoods nro comparatively
cheap. Steak cod can bo had for 15 cents
a pound. Halibut Is 20 cents. Brook
trout is 75 cents and nca bass Is selling
n low as 12 ccntB a pound. Catfish Is 18
cents nnd flounders and butterflsh are
selling for 12 cents a pound. Sixty cents
a pound Is nsked for frosh mackerel and
tho best oysters are not selling for more
thnn $1.50 a hundred.
THIS IS THE TIME TO
PLACE ALL BULB PLANTS
Better Results Can Be Had If Soil Is
Tulip and hyacinth, narcissus and daf
fodil, the little crocus that has such an
audacious nlr as it pops up through the
snow to greet the spring, now is the time
to plant them all.
They are all bulb plants that repay
one generously for the little trouble in
preparing the soil
They will grow almost everywhere, but
It goes without saying that the flowers
will be largo and fine If the ground In
which they are plnnted has had some
The earth should bo spaded for eight
or ten Inches; It should be enriched
with a fertilizer of some kind nt that
depth, nnd If a Ilttlo sand is placed be
neath the bulb Itself, so much the bet
ter. This will prevent the bulbs from
rotting, If heavy rains should follow too
soon on the planting.
Six lnch"s deep nnd six inches apart Is
the rule for planting hyacinths.
Tulips enn be plnnted four inches deep
nnd four Inches apart They both need
sunshine, but the snowdrop nnd the cro
cus can be scattered over the ground or
along hedges, or even between evergreens,
and yet come up smiling.
There are many varieties of bulbs, and
some of tho Dutch kinds are especlnliy
expensive. But crocus and narcissus
bulbs can be bought for 11 and 15 cents a
dozen. Single tulips nnd the Roman
hyacinth nro to be lind for So cents a
dozen. The price of the double tulip and
tho double hyacinth depends nn the na
tionality of the bulb and the fame of its
original exploiter, hut n dollar and a half
a dozen Is a fair average price.
finrdPnlng Is regarded by mnny people
ns nn expensive hobby to ride, but not
by physicians. It moans sunshine and
fresh air nnd nn Interest in the out-of-doors.
It is really me'-o than an interest,
for tho woman who plants a garden lives
In a state of constant nnd thrilling ex
citement from the moment the first
shoot of green appears, through the bud
ding nnd blossoming time to the very end
of the summer.
And n woman who has once had a gar
den will probably spend tho winter con
sulting catalogues In preparation for the
THE NEW BASQUE GIRDLES WITH LONG SLEEVES
BEFORE TPIE SANDMAN COMES
THE CARDINAL'S BREAKFAST
W TIIK WORLD FROM lllh HILL ffi
1 Mf TLT UjH on the lull we hud our tea; S!S
R A And then 1 saw what I could sec; iiW
' I never saw so deep, a hole; fffim
ff The world seemed like a great big bowl 'fltU
Jte nd then I had this funny wish yRB
fir Thdt I had such a breakfast di-li, Sz$
nd yet, perhaps, if I had such, TffM
I could never eat so much A?ft1
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COLD STORAGE MEAT
Method Involving Freezing1 Itather
Than Mere Chilling Favored.
In these days when cold storage, the
employment of preservatives In foods,
and the adulteration of food products are
being subjected to the most severo crltl
clsm, a discussion held by the Society of
British Medical OIllcerB of Health on the
refrigeration of food, and reported In
I the Lancet, should prove of Interest, says
' the MpiIUiiI Iterord.
1 Dr. iinnna, who opened the discussion,
referred to the fact that tho United States
wan not only no longer sending tattle to i
Jrent Britain, hut was taking for its I
own supply cattle fiom countries which
' had hitherto exported almost exclusively i
!' liuut Ilrltalu He went on to point
out that the methods of refrigeration of '
foodstuffs depended chiefly on the scic-ii- ,
iiib fait that expanding nlr or vnpor-
! liing Hubtttaniea, such us sulphuric nold.
i nrbonlc auld or ammonia, in assuming
mi- KUM-ous rorni uusiracicu neat rroru
the atmosphere or other bodies in the
1'ri-sh meat was carried from distant
- uuntries either ns hard frozen meat or
hilled nie.it I'hilltd meat arrived In a
lundltimi ready for consumption and re
tained the rhnrui-tt-rUtics of fresh meat
mure lobelj than frozen meat, but the
-illling process uiulred great care, and
die transport needed constant supervis
ion The frozen method was the better
.is legurded preservation, although It
nuim-timi-B damaged the cellular and
iliiiuus structure of the meat unless spe-
ia! care was taken in defrosting. Ilanna
htti It as bis opinion that meat when
thawed would keep with pi oner care as
well as freshly killed meat after btlng
taken frum the refrigerator, even In
high temperature, a view not In accord
unco with popular opinion
Of course, refrigeration or chilling of
foodstuffs Is necfcsar when these have
to be conveyed for long distances, as for
example, from North or South America
to Europe, but great care must be exer
cised both In the process Itself and the
defrosting That, however, animal food
thus treated does not undergo a certain
amount of deterioration is n viou- .
posed, at least, to popular Ideas, and
certainly the suggestion that rrri.
tlon may Improve tho flavor of meat Is
one not borne out by experience.
AS YOU sit down to the nice break-J-
fast of fruit and cereal, and may
be a poached egg on toast, did
it ever occur to you to wonder what
the birds arc eating for breakfast at
this very minute? Of course, you
know they cat worms and grubs and
insects, but perhaps they like cereals,
too. Notice some time when you are
walking where birds are and see if
you can find some that eat grains and
seed as well as worms.
The pretty little scarlet cardinal
that makes such a gay streak as lie
flies across the garden likes seeds
very much better than grubs and
worms, and if you throw out wheat,
he will surely visit your garden. In
the seed time of the year, when every
plant in the garden has its own little
pods of seed, you need not throw out
any bait, as he is wise enough to come
there ami help himself of the feast
that Nature has spread for him.
All summer long a certain cardinal
had kept his eyes on a very beautiful
garden. Some day lie was sure he
would get some extra fine food from
that garden, Above all, he had hK
eye on the big tall sunflower way back
at the end of the yard. Early in sum
mer, this sunflower was a' lovely big
blossom, so big and cheerful and sun
ny did he look that he made the
whole garden seem like one big smile.
But now the sunflower's big goldy
petals were all dried up and blown
away, and the soft velvety centre was
dry and hard with big fat seeds.
You would think the flower was
prettiest when in blossom hut the
cardinal wouldn't agree with you. He
didn't care a bit about a blossom
but a dead blossom full of seeds
that's different that's about the ery
best thing to eat he knows of.
flower was young was now old and
frail and easily bent.
The bird slid off into the air.
Even the weight of the dainty car
dinal bent the face of the old flower
so far front that the bird slid off into
"Well, well," said the puzzled car
dinal, to himself and he began plan
ning what to do.
At last he decided to get them on
the ty, so he made a quick dash,
passed the flower, pecking out a seed
as he went.
Without stopping to even taste it,
lie dropped the seed and got another,
and then another, till several seeds
lay- on the ground by the flower.
Then he daintily alighted on the
ground and ate his fine breakfast in a
leisurely and gentlemanly fashion.
(Copyright, J014. Clara Ingram Judeon.)
Tomorrow Green Apple Dolls.
l'"or days he watched the seeds dry
up with a soft peck he would teat
them, but no they were not finite
right, and with a whisk and a sung
he flew away.
Hut finally a morning came when
the seeds were just right and he de
cided to stay for breakfast.
Round and round the flower he cir
cled, singing joyously, just as a little
child runs around a gaily lighted
Then he lighted on it to cat the
But alas! The Mower stem that had
Among tho novelties of the feason.
collar and ruff sots In great variety, find
a conspicuous place.
Tlie long sleeve Is responsible for the
return of tho separate cuff and It Is shown
In linen stlflly starched, or in sheer lawn
nnd batiste, delicately embroidered and
sometimes edged with lace.
Collar and cuff sets of linen can be pur-chai-ed
for ns little ns SO cents.
The collar Is wide and flaring and the
cuffs nro from four to six Inches wide.
Sheer lawn, edged with a bins fold of
pink or blue, nttached by tho ornamental
picot, formH a dainty set that Is sold for
I Kino plnue la Ufed for collar, waistcoat
A broad collar costs CO cents and a nalr
of cuffs the same.
A .sninit Ilttlo waistcoat with a collar
attoched can bo bought for "5 cents
A ew Idea In the sbapo of a high collar,
'xaitly Uko a man's. Is made of organdie,
v .-tiff cravat of narrow blnck ribbon
ties in a conventional bow in front. The
' 'iris to match am straight and severe'
with u bow of blnck riht.nn in f,.,'
Tho set costs $2.00.
A plaited collar, wired at the back.
y,t with plaited rulllo nnd plaited cuffs,
"" I'uii hens tor J.'.So.
A pretty conceit In the way 0f
Oimilnetltntllin is till, rr.lln ..,,
Plaited m.ilie iibl..n , ono'of
beautiful colors now n vogue.
l. ''" '"' by a j!,l., llf nt.p tha.
fall, from both sWes unit way down ho
blouse. Tin- prhe is j:,!K "lu
A clicmUotto of organdie, with an em
.r.. .I,r! collnr, t. limned v,t, ,u'r" d
b.i on of the llnguHo variety, costs mo,
with cuffs to match.
l-'or the llnon and the p(Uo collars the-.e
"' "r.l' ' vM" """. not
, In a great variety of shade.,, hut figured
am flowe-fud nh,n. and even embroidered
oiai-u volvet rlbb.m .f,n.
l lie narrnu-
lutes back at taut 0 Y,e Z Wo
PL.orr',.;:f '".?". ....cst
Tll -of mogree SuvST
n, ? 'V,'" u"1!nt of similar .leslin
an,,T,ar;u"?.V',kthU" l" "
Sounds good, doesn't if
This brand of nnr ...
been so brave and strong when the i tually produces the
I linest results in tho
Correpondence of oeneral Interest
to women readers will be printed on
this page. Such correipondence should
be addressed to the Woman's Editor,
range and heating plant.
oom only by
AND LONG SLEEVES
MARK NEW MODES
Models Show Revival ofi
Former Fashions Gowns
May Combine Several Ma
terials Elbow S 1 e e v o
Fashion may be responsible for many
outre and sensational frni. u..i ..
Plfclty Is always attainable without do
parang rrom the dictates of the season
For evening wear black has a charm
that novcr wanes. Aside from Us aa.
sured elogance, It has a practical valu,
that makes It a wise choice for th
woman of few ovenlng dresses, while at
least one black frock Is a necessity to
the woman of many.
Silks, uatlns, velvets, nets, chiffons and
laces, the whole gamut is run for even
lag wear this year.
Or, one may choso one material and
trim It with another and oven comblns
two or three In such a way that It would
be hard to know the foundation from thi
Simplicity Is the keynote of the gown
Illustrated, wlillo at the same time it has
the high basquo glrdlo and ,. ,..,.
length sleeves, which, though rovlvals of
another day, pass as novelties with a new
Tho bodlco is cut surpllco fashion, the
V In back as well as In front com ng
down to meet tho girdle. It Is untrimmed
excopt for tho narrow band of jet, which
Is repeated In gTeator width at ti,
wrists and still greater on the tune
while the high glrdlo Is solidly Jetted
The under bodlop Is of satin ami I,
sleeveless. But sleovcs are fashioned of
tho not of tho outer bodice, along
mousriuotalro lines, tapering to the wrist
and ending In heavy bands of Jet.
Theso bands havo the appearance of
bracelets and make tho hands nppear both
white nnd small. It Is In, such details
that tho artistry of the desnor Is shown.
There Is always a charm about a mater
ial that conceals and rcvcnls, and a
whit skin nover looks whiter than
through filmy blnck.
These long sleeves aro graceful affairs,
and aro finding favor as a fashion for
afternoon frocks In place of the elbow
sleevo worn so persistently both winter
and summer and spring nnd nutumn for
Not but that the elbow sleevo will havs
Its devotees, for It means a freedom and
comfort that the full length sleeve and
the revived knuckle, Sarah Bernhardt
sleeve can never give.
Thn nw fHrrlt, th-it nnmna nliAA ,l
bust nnd well below the waist Is made,
In the Instnnco of tho evening frock
shown, of Jetted net, slightly draped.
The Jetted net Is neither too stiff nor
too heavy to show the outlines of the
figure, for the uncorseted figure Is ex
ceedingly popular still, nnd nothing stiff
that would confine It too closely could
hopo to havo presunt-day approval.
The satin of tho skirt Is repeated at the
top of the girdle, very much after the
fashion of a binding of wide ribbon. The
girdle Is further ornamented with a
bunch of gardnlns at the waistline and
at the left side.
The satin skirt In veiled In net, tunlo
fashion, and Is banded with Jet spangles.
The effect of the dress Is altogether
charming, and It has a value for the
womankind In the fact that It could be
ho easily copied.
Tt could be reproduced Just as It standi,
black satin, veiled In net. Jet-spangled
basque girdle and Jet trimmings, or It
could serve as a model for other ma
terials. The dlstlnctlvo fashion notes nre, of
course, the long sleovcs and the basque
girdle. These should l)o preserved, or
the gown would lose its modish effect
But the Jet might bo replaced by 1
number of things If the style of th
frock was developed In nnothor color or
Oold and silver tissue would serve very
well for this purpose. They are highly
decorative and would mako the basque
glrdlo most effective.
And apropos of these tissues, they -ire
seen In colors this season and In the soft
shades that strlko a responsive chord
In nil beauty-loving breasts.
WAR DELAYS LIBRARY
Wilmington Postpones Cnnvnss to
Raise ?300,000 for Building.
WILMINGTON", Del., Sept. 17 -War has
made Itself felt In the project to ralss
tho necesnry J300,nflo fnr tho purpose of
erecting a new library building In this
city. The managers of the Institution
have decided thnt because of the unset
tled condition of business due to the war
It would he unwise to stnrt the sub
scriptions nt this time. As soon as busi
ness recovers however, a determined
canvass will hemnde for funds and It
Is tint expected there will bo nny par
ticular difficulty In securing them
The mnnagors will raise the J30AWO In
nddltlon to the funds alreudy on hand
nnd whllo the .sit,, im nni v.. iiotn se
lected. It is Intended to orcct the new
building somowlicro In the vlclnlti of
Tenth nn 1 Maiket streets, which Is tn be
come n civic centre when the new Joint
city and county building Is complet .1
How Mnny Shots Will Tie Fired?
The question in often .thki d ! i.inf
Mints nro fhpd in nn oidinaiv t.nttb .d.
although It would bu imp.Maiide tr. m k
a gues in irg.iKls the am.ill mnu the
.Scientific American gives the fi.l'uwmg
figures relating to the mtllltit
The number or rounds thut wilt he fired
during un orduinry battle can onlv "9
Imagined. Wo havo data from tho nuso
Japanesc war showing thnt .it Ljaopan
one battery Hied IVOO rounds In one day
whllo another filed 3301 rounds. makiif
for each gun about -m rounds in one
day. This was not nn uiii-uininn o. ur
rence, mid it shows the cmkii e iniolnd
111 carrying on ft modem w.n
the most common piojeetile of thr 1
rich c.ilihic Is the shrapnel, win. h 1 "1
Itself a gun. arranged In time ru-..
that at the fleshed height it i i. -'J
to burst, shooting fniwtud our c.r u " 1
id lead bulls, e.uh tffeitive t" Kill 4
HKvr iikm)s or mrn.it
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in '. 1.oul,tv- s s "l H U II i pi-;
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vl tuiu'r .u"a ''ukl.iB l.utier ,
lou iimy uliuy, rl un frvlui- qu""'
aim inuiliruu prlii here
E. J. Cummintrs W.A.Bender
i Yards; Main Office, 413 N. 13th St, I
READING TERMINAL MARKET