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Image 7 of Kentucky mountaineer, June 28, 1912

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-- Fashion and Care of the Home Picture Hat For Summer Girl COMFORTABLE GUEST ROOM. of Value1 at to of Such a Chambar, The first tiling to do Is to go into your guest room and make an' Inventory of Its present possessions. Then make another Inventory of things It ought to contaln-u- ot so much to beau, tlfy It as to make It n comfortable, hospitable' room, I wnger that nine out of every ten women will bo appalled .at; tbV articles lacking, says the writer In the Pictorial Hevlew. If the paper Is spotted, torn and faded nothing new or old will look well In the room, so you must repaper. Select ordinary cheesecloth' for sash cup tains and run them on little brass rods. If you are willing to spend n little more time on the curtains stencil somo attractive design or nppllque some cretonne flowers on the comers. A few necessary nttlcles for the dresser should be found, such as hair, pins, shoe buttoner and such small trifles, but comb, brush and hand mirror will cost a little more. If you can. not afford a half dozen extra quality guest towels the next best thing to do Is to take six from the general household number mid put them In the wash stand of the guest room. This will prevent their being used for rougher purposes mid prevent their getting stained, as many towels nru apt to do. Scrape up the furniture. Varnish, paint or polish It, ns the case may be. If one arm Is off the rocking chair take the other one "ft and rivet the back firmly on to the seat. Then fioUsh It up. If the uphofslery Is gaping In an other chair cover It yourself and be sure you have a small table by the head of the bed. For the bedside table you must have u candle mid caudle-stic- k Don't and a box of matches. put a broken bowl on the wash stand to hold the soup, but get fl soap dish and Incidentally put u piece of soap in it. You will need penholder and ink for the desk, mid when jou get home be sure to put In n few sheets of writing paper and em elopes. Two or three postals arc alwajs a great convenience too. Get a whisk broom and hang It lu a convenient place and leave It there. Ituy something to put combings In. Another thing don't forget to put a clock In the room for your guest. Having finished fitting up your guest room comfortably, keep It in order. Have the bed always made up. tho room dusted, pins In the pincushion, hairpins on the bureau and a cotton crape kimono on the cloyet door. Ito ready for your guests when they drop In iinexpiHtedlj, for that Is true hos. pltallly. Suggaitions I This charming bonnet, which Is one of (lie reason's revivals of the fashions of our grandmothers, is of tnffetn. The Inside of the brim Is faced with delicately ilowered silk In pastel shades. The turned back brlin, with Us cluster of flowers ut the tide, la u coquettish loucn to this modish and becoming bit of millinery. SYSTEM IN HOUSEKEEPING. FANCIES OF THE SEASON. Economy and Peice of Mind Reward of Being Practical. Huphnzard buying of supplies, especially for the table, represents one of phases of the most unbusinesslike housekeeping. The practical housone does nut live ekeeperthe business from hand to mouth, running to the etore at the last minute for n bit of this or a can of that. Twenty-fou- r horns ahead at least and often days In ndvnnre nccount of stock In the lefrlg-erntoIn the vegetable rlnsets. In the storeroom. N taken, so that the rm I wipplj on hand Is known. Then she Is n ndv for I'm making out of her menu-- . How easily cull the housewife turn to suggestions for lirr meals? In a well organized business the necessary Information regarding materials Is catalogued, placid In llles or In drawers of desks, the point being to pet nt them quhkly. .Means as suggestions fur the housewife may be put in cmelopes, labeled and plaid la a convenient box or drawer. A few principles should guide tin housewife In her buying. She should know the right allowance for her family. She should nl m to be as thoroughly protkiint regarding quality as possible. She ought to know the nutritive values of food, lluylug and menu making are so closely related that the one who buys according to food values Is the She will know u best menu maker. properly balanced meal, some of the foods that substitute meat, etc. Much depends on the caie taken to store goods properly, Use glass Jars where It Is possible. The good housekeeper knows from eijierleuce how far her Mock will go, how long the supplies will last, concludes Miss Kmmu II. (iuuther of the Columbia unlerslty department of household administration. Hers cannot be guess work; It Is as defined and outlined us the head of an Industry. It Is her business to lessen waste-wa- ste of materials, waste due to Ignorance In buying, waste because of Improper storage, wastes due to crude methods of handling the whole problemIn truth, wastes due to the fact that she Is unbusinesslike. ,A QUICK gJIAI.L, covered buttons of plain red and a belt of red leather give a delightful touch of color to a white tume. 'Mil: cutaway Jacket fastens cos- with one hullou. 'MIK thinner the materia! the more fui:ii,-- s Q TAINT In 1TI ! allowed. far I he small children, "V1T, a laic oil or "rows of Insertion with ilbbou Inn be line I combined to make an ll'ltle breakfast caii as a gift or jis an accessory to the summer wardrobe. HOW TO DROIL A STEAK. In an article on "The Appetizing Hecfsteak" In the Woman's Home Companion Is the following general advice about.steaks; The underlying principle 'which governs good broiling. Is this: One side of tho meat must be quickly soured. The meat must be turned and the other side' This prevents quickly seared. the escape of any of the Juices. Turn almost constantly for the T -... first minute of the cooklnci then .;. the meat must be cooked on one T side, turned, and cooked on the .f other, tos,ult Individual taste. J A Recipe For Fried Rice. Itoll tho rice In milk Instead of wannd season with sugar, salt and n ter few drops of lemon Juice. Mold as jou would ordinary mush. When cold cut Into slices abniit three-quarteof an Inch thick, then roll In beaten eggs to which n little water has been added, then In crumbs. Ilmwii In deep hot fat RECOVERY j ELEPHANTS LIKE ORANGES. Which Fact Recalls a Story and Suggests Beasts Have Sense of Humor. Is anything In tfic world that an elephant lores better than a peanut orange, A number of jenrs It Is an ago In n book which was called "Leaves From the Life of n Special Correspondent" ilr, O'Shen, the author of the book, gave the following descilp-tloof an adventure he had with a herd of elephants. Bald he; "A young friend "asked me onco to show him some elephants, nnd I took him along with mo. having first borrowed an apron und filled It with oranges. This he was while accompanying me in tho stable, but the moment we renche'l the door the herd had set up such a trumiietlng-th- ey scented the fruit that he dropped the apron nnd Its contents and scuttled off There were like a scarred rabbit. eight elephants, and when I picked up the oranges I found that I had twenty-five- . deliberately along the I walked line, giving one to each. When I got (o the extremity of the narrow stuble I turned und was nhout to begin the distribution again, when I suddenly reflected that If elephant No. 7 In Ihe row saw me give two oranges In succession to No. 8 he might Imagine that he was being cheated and give mp n smack nltli his trunk that Is wherb the fulls short of the human being-- so I went to the door and began at the beginning as before. Thrice I went along the line, and then I was In a fix. I had one orange left, nnd I had to get bad; to the door, livery elephant In the herd had his eye focused on that orange. It was as much ns my life was worth to give It to any one of them. What was I to do? I held It un conspicuously, coolly peeled It and ate It myself. It was most amusing to notice the way those elephants nudged each other and shook their ponderous sides. They thoroughly entered Into the humor, of tho thing." A Couch For Dolly. ltecord-Uerild- . : I Religious : By AUGUST M. CROSS was a clear, crisp morning when "Torpedo Jim" drove up to the house and waited for Annie to come out. The buggy was of a peculiar build, and a stranger would have wondered at the high springs and elevated box. Kven to one unfamiliar with tho sights of the oil regions there would have been carried Intuitively a suggestion of dread from the very appearance of the carriage, but to those who knew and appreciated the character of the torpedo business there was n feeling of pity mingled with admiration for the reckless "shooter" who traveled the rough mountainous roads dally with scores of quarts of nitroglycerin beneath him. When Jim, In high boots, blue flannel shirt nnd a soft hat with the wldo rim turned back, drove rapidly through tho town, people would stop and look carefully after him nnd then pass along about their business again with the satisfactory reflection that they could say at least that they had seen him "the day It happened." Annie camo down to the gate and there was n sad expression about her sweet, womanly face, and she was trying to be brave about It, but It was hard to keep the tears back, for the recollection of the talk with .11 in the night before and the realization of the long Journey away Into another conn-trand strange home about to tie was strong upon her. Jim was the first to speak, and his words came with unusual clearness. "I've been thinking It all over. Annie." he said, looking down nt the twitching face, "and I know you were right. You were all right from first to last, and I'm nil wrong. And I'm glad you're going away away from these talking people, who seem to have no mercy lu their hearts for a fellow who's done wrong, even If he does try tcWlive It down, nnd I have tried. Annie, tiled so hard. Hut you know all iibout that. It's an old story. "And then this business" - he made a careless gesture toward the carriage--"yocouldn't stand that, and I don't blame you. livery ono would be telling you that I would lie killed, and all that, until you'd get all nervous and worried, though 1 don't see what alls people anyhow. It's not their business." There was a long silence. Plainly Jim had something else to say. "Annie" he reached down anil look her hand In a farewell grasp- - "If you IT should meet, away out there In California, a fellow with a different name from mine, who loved you as I do, who was leading n stralght-ulife, and not In tho glycerin business nnd and one who had no past, but was Just beginning, do you think you could marry him nnd settle down there?" The eyes which greeted him, half Inquisitively, half sad, were quickly lowered. "Oh, Jim!" she said. One July day a few weeks afterward a party of oil well drillers had finished a well which was voted a fair producer and one which would lw Improved by a heavy "shot" of nitroglycerin In tho oil rock, nnd work nbout the derrick was suspended until the arrival of "Torpedo Jim" with the explosive. Awny down tho road Jim was driving slowly along In deep study. Ho stopped nt a lend In the wild, unfrequented highway and took a long survey of the surroundings. "The Fourth's n good day to do It, too," Jim muttered. He got down from his seat nnd went up to the horses, patting them lovingly, for he was attached to the pair of faithful grays, nnd with tears In his eyes he said, speaking to them ns though they were human: "(I lby. Prince, old fellow and Ilc.'iu. faithful always In the past, faithful now. Our ends will bo sudden, nt least, and they will all say, 'I told jou sol' but we won't hear them." He ran to the rear of the wagon nnd hastily unlocked the lid, disclosing a half dozen bright tin runs. Carefully removing the cork from one of the cans, he Inserted a fuse, took n careful glance up and down the road to Ih sure no one was In the nclghliorhnod, struck n match and, taking up a bun die, disappeared Into the woods. for. (be. doll's house can bo made of klmple blocks of wood. The block should be nliout twice ns long ns It Is wldo nnd about one third lis 'high ns It Is long, Cut a piece of thick material to fit the top. Cloth, old cnrK-- t or flannel will do. Then cover the couch with any sort of material that you like, ChlnU Is very prettj-- . and any plain deulm or other material will do. You do not have to fasten It, All that Is necessary Is to dru(ie It likely mer the ends of the couch so Hint the wood Is covered. I'll, lows for the (ouch can be made of bits of silk or velvet, Put a little piece of cotton inside to nukt town put ?Ilorh While the stato of Nebraska prides Itself on holding the first rank of alt commonwealths In Its small per cent of Illiteracy and the magnificent growth of its public school system, It has been discovered that church build-,ln- g nnd church attendance have not kept pace with educational growth. Furthermore, It develops that In tba communities wliero church nttendanca Is practically nil, the women, who are credited with being the bnckbono of religious effort In the state, nre nearly In completo control of educational work. In three of tho western counties, where tho county superintendents of schools nre women and every teacher Is n woman, there Is but ona church to the county, nnd one of these Is merely n Mormon mission. The Investigation further discloses that there nro many places lu the stato where there Is no church or any other religious Institution for miles) and miles, although schoolhouses dot the prairies In ample number to the sparsely settled communities. Professor (leorgo K, Condra of tha University of Nebraska, who Is aldlns. tho Inquiry, says ho knows from personal visits of wholo townships whera children havo grown up without ever having seen n church or Suudayi school, but who at tho same time nro not larking In common school education. The men nnd religion movement Is finding some Interesting facts In regard to conditions that wcro never dreamed of existed 111 the state. The home missionary boards nrs making a survey of tho stale of affair to find out how extensive these conditions nre. They find that Nebraska Is not nlone. lu the stale of Colorado It has been found there nre llKI towns wllh a population of from 1.V1 to t.OoO hnvlng no Proleslant church whatsoever. Of this number KM are without n Calholle church. There nre I2S towns wllh n poslolllce, but no house of worship. Kecretnry Wilson In summing up bis lnestlgallou said: "We find the greatest problem presented to tho church today Is how to distribute equally the churches In nil sections of the state. While there Is almost a total lack of plnces of worship In western Nebraska, towns nnd elites farther east nre overcrowded ulth them. The recommendations of our rural church commission nre liolng prepared nnd will bo In our national conservation congress." The day after tho Fourth of July tho pnpers nil had long nccounts of the "terrible catastrophe," with sketches made by s'clul artists "on the spot." Great crowds of curious people drove to the scene and looked vacantly nt the hole In the ground, which was the only evidence of the sudden ending of (he life of "Torpedo Jim." "I hail a sori of presentiment when I saw Jim go past my shop today," said aa one man to another. "Poor Jim!" said another. "He had Church Facts In America. faults, same as the rest of us, but lie Seventy-livnorth American cities, had a heart he had a heart! Poor old with u combined population of 'MfllD,-mil- l, Jim!" have been "surveyed" during the past winter by the men nnd religion 1,(MK) movement. forwnrd About questions were addressed to the local coiiiinlltees haling charge of the sur-cy- s lu each of tho cities, covering -niuoiig other things Ihe following suli-Jirlthe population, municipal administration, social Influence, Industrial life, Ihe saloon, dance halls, crimes and arrests, housing, health, ttolltlcal life, social agencies, public schools, II brai les, recreational life, Juvenile and the general coudltlop among III" churches In these cities. Of the churches in these cities, "7.7 per ent ale designated as Protestant, II-'! per cent lis Catholic, 4 per cent Jewish, and 7 per cent consist of other denominations, Tho membership In nil Proleslant churches consists of 20.7 per cent of men, .'I per cent of women, tl.i! per cent of boys between tho ages of twelve mid eighteen and 0.1 per cent of girls between the ages of twelve and eighteen. It Is a striking fact that only fi.1 per cent of tha boys lu tho Sunday schools In these cities are members of the church, although, during the past ten years, tha number of men and boys uniting with tlie Protestant churches has Increased 'J..' per cent, there being n steady galu lu this respect from year to year, filxty-llvier cent of those who attend the Kuuday morning services to the Protestant churches are women, and tho morning nttendnnco at all tha churches Is 115 per rent of the total attendance of the day. More people united with thu church at the age of fourteen than at nny other time, anil there Is a sharp decline lu church acForty-on- e cession after twenty-one- . per cent of the churches have organized movements, to greet strangers. Forty-eigh- t cent havo missionary is--r committees and VI per cent have misstudy classes. In fully one-thirsion of tho churches practically every member contributed regularly to miser rent of nil the sions, nnd 1 churches have weekly offerings for missionary purposes. St a. t v! per cent of nil the conHowever, tributions of the Protestant churches In theso seventy-fiv- e cities for the lust fiscal year was used for congregationPhoto by American Press Association. al expenses, 7.4 per cent of the total This baby camel or dromedary was born III the Loudon zoo and was six was used for denominational homo years old when It had Its phturu taken. If It grows up to be as big us Its mission purposes nnd 7.7 per cent for mother It will be an animal that can travel fast nnd far without getting tired. denominational foreign missions. Of It will go nt the rate of nine miles nil hour for many hours without rest or the total contributions of the churches food. The ordinary gait of the dromedary, or one humped camel, Is u trot. for all purposes: K'i per ceut was If forced to gallop It soon gives up. themgiven by tho congregations selves, I'.O per cent by the SumViy per cent by womeu's orschools, 18.2 A LIVELY GAME. ganizations, 1.1 per cent by men's orplay the railroad game each child itate the thing or character he Is ganizations, .1 per cent by tho young To people's societies nnd 1,1 per cent by Is given the mime of some part of the iianusl for. Thus the rail stretches out his arms Individuals, presumably lu large perrutlroad or some railroad employee or traveler. Thus one child becomes the ns fur ns ki1IIo lu front of him, the sonal gifts. During the past ten years s of 1 per rent of tho men In locomotlvu puffs, tho conductor pulls rails, another tho car, another the conHi j bell roHi und cries "All ulsinrdr the churches actually went out from ductor, another tho locomothe, etc, Toward tho end of the story there Is the churches ns missionaries either lu rsmie one, usually an older imtkoii, then tells on Impromptu slory, bring- ii report of u terrible collision. When the Pulled States or In foreign couns of 1 per cent of ing lu nil these things and characters. tldx Is heard all the players "Ihi" tries, and As each player hears his fictitious loudly to Imitate the noise and rush the men In the churches today Intend to become missionaries. uuo mentioned b must rut uud Im I together lu great confusion. The Children's Part of the Paper Charmlus - cuuchejt Mf" j When "Torpedo Jim" Left No Trace Behind Him Require-mant- s bonnets of straw fared wl 'i pl.ilted snk or lace nu! How er ore Hie favorite headgear I wywun nw Baby Camel In the London Zoo XX y JJJ r i tt

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