The Daily Transcript (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 164, Ed. 1 Monday, January 4, 1915 Page: 3 of 4
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PRETTY CANDLE SHADE
TABLE DECORATION EASILY
MADE AT HOME.
Simple Materials, With a Little Work
and the Exercise of One's In-
genuity, About All That
Nothing adds more to the homelike
air of a house than prettily shaded,
lighted candies, whether upon the din-
ing room table, in the living rooms or
Some of the very prettiest are home-
made, as the illustration proves. This
is made from four circular doilies of
sheer handkerchief linen edged with
cluny lace one inch wide, each doily
measuring six inches in diameter, for
a small shade when finished, larger
sizes up to lamp shades to be in pro-
portion, of course.
If only one shade is to be made, the
best and cheapest way is to cut the
four squares from a handkerchief, be-
cause then there will be no waste.
Linen is so wide that even when the
smallest quantity is bought more than
half will be wasted. A woman's hand-
kerchief is ample for a small shade. A
man's will make the larger. Also doi-
lies all ready stamped for working can
be bought at ten cents each. However,
one may be more individual if she can
trace her own design, and as they are
so simple this should not be difficult to
do. For Instance, if she traced the de-
sign of her dinner ware upon the linen
and worked it out in the same color-
ing the light shining through the linen
would give the shade all the impres-
sion of being porcelain, too.
Another effective design that would
shed a soft glow over the white cloth
would be a sprinkling of autumn
leaves, using silk in the natural tints
of the leaves. After embroidering the
linen the edges are turned neatly un-
•ler and machine 3titched. Half a yard
<\f lace will edge one doily, the linen
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Candle Shade Made of Circular
measuring four inches in diameter. A
very good imitation cluny can be
bought for ten cents a yard; that will
be 20 cents for the four doilie3 and
probably only 15 cents for the hand-
kerchief. Ten cents for embroidery silk
will be ample, while the square wire
EhadeB come from ten cents upwards,
or the foundations of shabby candle
shades can be utilized again if on
In putting on the lace the outer edge
must be perfectly flat and without the
slightest bit of fullness. For this rea-
son it is better to use quite a narrow
FURS AND FUR SUBSTITUTES
Graceful, Becoming Models in Both—
Winter Has Made a Change
in the Styles.
Winter sees a decided change in
the style of the newest wraps and
stoles made in furs or fur substitutes.
Last year the majority of the stoles
were quite straight in shape, the
widths varying from eight or nine
inches to considerable proportions,
but now the old-fashioned pelerine or
small cape promises to be most popu-
Carried out in soft musquash, seal,
coney, ermine or other fur many of
these models are very graceful and
Some beautiful examples of shaped
shoulder scarfs seen lately were made
of broadtail or black ponyskin, as
supple and silky as satin, trimmed
with effective touches of taffeta or
velvet, in some cases with another fur
introduced around the neck or deco-
rating the ends.
For those, however, who find these
real furs too costly the new makes
of ponyskin and broadtail cloth an-
swer most admirably. Those manu-
factured furs are such faithful copies
of the real article that in many in-
stances it requires an expert to dis-
criminate between the two.
Those who require an up-to-date fur
wrap at a moderate cost cannot do
better than copy the real furs In fur
cloth. This is by no means a difficult
proceeding, as the fur cloth can be ob-
tained in wide widths that can readily
be draped In graceful lines.
When making up a stole in fur ma-
terial it is as well to add an interlin-
This charming afternoon gown Is
called "La Dame et la Mode." It is of
white ottoman. The new decollete Is
shown in a pretty effect running from
shoulder to shoulder in fichu effect.
The new waist line is short, coming to
a point at the front. The new skirt is
extremely wide, laid in folds and al-
lows sufficient room for walking, danc-
lace edging. The inner edge must be
drawn up, of course. Then it is basted
neatly to the edge of the doily, and
stitched by machine. A certain crisp-
ness in the linen is necessary to keep
the shade firm. This is obtained by
putting through warm water and then
through a thin boiled Btarch. They
can be ironed, needlework downward,
on flannel, but there is no better way
of pressing embroidered linens than to
lay them dripping upon the sides of a
porcelain bathtub and leaving them
there until bone dry.
They will look like new, the em-
broidery will stand out clearly (em-
broidery upward this time), and there
is no hot iron to fade the colors. Every
scrap of air must be pressed out, and
the edges of the lace be clearly defined
when laying on the tub. This done,
leave the article absolutely alone.
The doilies are attached to the wires
with a few stitches taken through the
Straps are used to restrain the full-
ness in many of the new winter coats
and skirts. Sometimes there are two
straps across the back of a coat where
the full skirt flares from the waist
section. Sometimes there are straps
across the front of the skirt to hold
in the fullness below the waist, and
sometimes they are used for the same
purpose on the hips. They are
stitched usually, and give a very
On some of the new skirts that are
full at the hips patch pockets are em-
ployed to control this fullness. On a
gray velvet frock with a plaited pep-
lum big pockets of satin are used on
the hips. Sometimes these pockets
ing of thin wool wadding, which gives
extra warmth and firmness, this again
being covered with soft satin or thick
A smart effect is given one set by
the little Upstanding frill of black vel-
vet that edges the inner side of the
stole about the shoulders and is again
repeated as a decorative band across
the front of the muff.
MOCK EARRINGS FIND FAVOR
Change From Old Design of Orna-
mentation Has Pleased the
Woman of Fashion.
Mock earrings are the newest nov-
elty. You can see them any afternoon
on Broadway. A hairpin, an almost in-
visible chain and a pendant—that's the
combination. The hairpin is stuck in
the hair just above and on a line with
the back of the ear. The chain hangs
from the hairpin and is mostly hid by
the ear. The pendant is suspended
from the end of the chain on a line
with the tip of the earlobe, where It
dangles free. All sorts of colored
stones are used for pendants. Women
who wear mock earrings, of course, re-
frain from sticking big tortoise shell
hairpins in a northeasterly direction
under their hats.—New York Letter
to the Pittsburgh Dispatch.
AreYour Kidneys Weak?
Do tou know that deaths from kidney
troublesare 106,000svt ar in theU*8*ftkNMv
That deaths from kidney diseases have ID-
creased in 'JO year*! If you are run
dowij, losing- weight, nervous, "blue" and
rheumatic, if you have backache, sharp
pains when stooping, dizzy spells and
urinary disorders, act quickly, if you
would avoid the serious kiduev troubles.
I'bh Doan's Kldnev Pills. There's no
other medicine so widely u*ed, so success-
ful or so highly recommended.
An Oklahoma Case
w. h. i.t. 3 11
6. Frankfort Ave.,
Tulsa, Okla., saya
"I Buffered evt-re-
ly from kidney
trouble for over a
y.-ar. The (lull
pains in my bark
wore terrible and
■ harp twinges
came on, making
it almost Impossi-
REMARKABLE DEVELOPMENT IN
THAT PROVINCE DURING THE
PAST FEW YEARS.
The past year has shown that the
Province of -Manitoba, the Premier
Province of Western Canada, stands
out prominently in point of wealth in
her agricultural productions. Mani-
toba had an excellent yield of wheat
in 1914, the oat crop was not so good,
and with the high price received, every
farmer was placed in a good financial
For some years, as is probably the
case In all new countries, Manitoba
went largely into the growing of
grain, and while this paid well for a
time, It was found that having to pur-
chase his meat, his milk and a num-
ber of other daily requisites, the farm
did not pay as it should. Now, there
Is another Bide to it. Fodder crops
are grown, cattle are being raised,
cheese factories and creameries are
established, and the result Is that the
financial position of the farmers of
Manitoba is as strong as that of those
in any other portion of the continent.
Scarcely a farmer today but has real-
ized that the growing of grains alone
has a precarious side, and that posi-
right the stomach and bowels are right I "VG Bec,lr'ty can only be assured by
gently but firmly com
pel a lazy liver to
do its duty.
and Distress After Eating.
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE.
Genuine must bear Signature
movo. The kidney
were highly col-
ored. One box of
Doan's K idney
so much that I kept
on using them until I was cured I have
yet to hear of a case where this medicine
has failed to bring relief."
Get Doan's st Any Store. 50c a Bos
FOSTER-MILBURN CO.. BUFFALO. N. Y.
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver is
A toilet preparation of merit.
For Reitoring Color and
Beauty toGray or Faded Hair.
60c. ami <1.00 at Drugglata.
FIND TIME FOR KINDNESSES
Two Stories of Courteous Conductors
Who Looked After Their
"Once I was down in Louisiana," a
traveler began, "on a little railroad
that runs from Frank'lin to Week's
Island, it took five hours to go 20
miles. The most amazing thing to me
was that the conductors stopped the
train anywhere he was asked to, and
if there were no one to meet a woman
passenger with innumerable bags and
the inevitable baby, he helped her
across a plowed field or sent a brake-
man to carry her traps to her own
gate and the train waited until he
"Nothing surprising about that," re-
turned a born New Yorker. "The
Madison avenue cars stop every day
for reasons quite remote from a regu-
lar schedule. 1 was on a car this after-
noon and a little boy dropped his
mother's umbrella out of the window.
The conductor stopped the car and
ran back a block and a half, got the
umbrella, delivered it to the woman
and incidentally advised her not to let
her son have it again.
"Besides, I've known of more than
one eye being punched out by a care-
less baby with such a plaything."—
New York TimeB.
For Itching, Burning Skins.
Bathe freely the affected surface
with Cuticura Soap and hot water.
Dry without irritation and apply Cuti-
cura Ointment with finger or hand.
This treatment affords immediate re-
lief, permits rest and sleep and points
to speedy healment in most cases of
eczemas, rashes, Itchlngs and irrita-
tions of the skin and scalp of infants,
children and adults. Free sample each
with 32-p. Skin Book if you wish. Ad-
dress post-card: Cuticura, Dept. X
Boston. Sold everywhere.—Adv.
Cure for Thirst.
"What do you want the ten cents
for?" asked the minister.
Booze," replied the bleary beggar,
shamelessly. "I need it awful bad—
It's jest about killin' me."
"Isn't there any way you can get rid
of that terrible appetite for drink?"
"Yep—I kin do it in a holy minute if
you'll lemme have that dime."—Toledo
Blouses for Evening.
Many of the evening blouses are of
lace combined with chiffon velvet
Satin and silk waistcoats of striped
velvet figure on the front of man'
blouses, matching a rolling collar o
the same, with an organdie colla
rlne Bye Remedy for Rod, Weak, Wa.. .-
Kyes and Granulated Kyellds; No Smnrtiiiu—
lust Bye comfort. Write for Hook of the hve
by mail Free. Murine Bye Remedy Co., Cbleugo
The Right One.
"Jim's in the fan-making business."
"Then he ought to be able to raise
diversified farming, and securing the
latest modern and most economic
methods. Therefore timothy, clover,
alfalfa, rye grass and fodder corn are
universally grown. Most wonderful
success meets the efforts of the farm-
ers in the cultivation of these grasses,
and the yields compare favorably
with those of many older countries,
while in many cases they exceed them.
It is worth while recording the acre-
age of these crops this season as com-
pared with last, because the figures re-
flect the remarkable progress that is
being made in dairying and in the
beef and pork industry. In 1913 brome
grass was sown on 24,912 acres, rye
grass on 21,917 acres, timothy on
118,712 acres, clover on 5,328 acres, al-
falfa on 4,709 acres and fodder corn on
20,223 acres. In 1914 the respective
acreage under those crops were 25,444
acres, 27,100 acres, 165,990 acres, 7,212
acres, and 10,250 acres and 30,430 acres.
Alfalfa particularly is coming into its
own, the acreage having been more
than doubled last year.
It is simply the natural process of
evolution from the purely grain farm-
ing which Manitoba knew as the only
method twenty years ago to the more
diversified forms of agriculture that
Is responsible for the development
along these other lines in this Prov-
ince. Alberta is coming to it at an
earlier stage than did Manitoba. Sas-
katchewan, too, in following rapidly
in the same direction.
Then, as her fodder crop and root
crop acreage indicate, there have been
increases in the holdings of all kinds
of live stock during the past twelve
months, according to the correspond-
ent for the Toronto Globe. Beef cattle
numtter 42,000 head this year, as
against 37,000 last year; milch cows
are 160,474 head, as against 157,963
head; pigs number 325,000 as against
248,000; sheep number 75,000, as
against 52,000; and there are 325,000
horses, as compared with 300,000 at
this time last year. These are the
latest Provincial figures, and they
show that despite the great efflux of
live stock to the United States since
the opening of that market to Can-
ada, the capital amount of live ani-
mals has increased instead of hav-
ing decreased through the extra de-
Dairying the Principal Industry.
Dairying is the industry, however,
which is making dollars for the Mani-
toba farmer. It is developing at a rap-
id rate in this Province for that par-
ticular reason. The output of crcam-
ery butter last year was 4,000,000
pounds, at an average price of 27.5
cents per pound, which was an in-
crease over the previous year of a
million pounds. The output of dairy
butter was recorded last year at 4,288,-
276 pounds. The Government depart-
ment says that again this year a sub-
stantial increase in the dairy output
will be shown from this Province.
From this same source of information
one finds that through the splendid
growth in winter dairying, Winnipeg
now, for the first time in years, is
able to obtain a sufficient supply of
milk and sweet cream from its city
dairies to satisfy its demand through-
out the year without having to import
large quantities of these products
from the United States as was done
not longer than two years ago —Ad-
THE FOLLY OF DISCONTENT
Vain Longing and Aspirations, as
This Little Fable Shows, Are
Things of Moment.
A fashionable woman, coming from
the opera, In the rosy nest of a limou-
sine, passed a group of laborers at
midnight. Machines, like terrible ani-
mals, were burrowing into the earth.
Steam was hissing, as if from the
mouths of a million serpents. Rocks
flew in every direction. Torchlights
danced. There was the thunder of la
bor. The night shift was in full
And the woman, glancing from the
window at a certain workman, for an
"How I wish I had that brawny la-
borer's strength and |oy of llfo! IIow
I envy htm his power, his physical
perfection, the wonder of his man-
hood, his freedom from the shackles
that bind me. He is his own master,
while I am a slave—the slave of a
man I despiBe!"
At that moment the laborer paused
long enough by the deep chasm where
his engine rocked, to glance into the
motor as It Bped by him. And he
"Oh, to be like her! To know leis-
sure and wealth and rest! To be free
from drudgery and toll, to come and
go as I pleased! To throw off the
chains of debt and worry, and have
the days and nights stretch ahead of
me like a field of (lowers!"
But in another instant the motor
was gone. The torchlights flared
brighter than ever. And each had
forgotten the other.—Judge.
Mexico's Salt Producing Lake.
Though Mexico offers many wonders
for the Inspection of the traveler none
Is more interesting or peculiar than
the salt-producing lake near Salinas
station, on the Tamplco division of the
Mexican Central railway, 72 miles west
of San Luis Potosi. It may well be
termed a two-story lake, for at times
there is a lake of fresh water over-
lying the salt lake. A water-tight
roof of green mud sepearates the fresh
from the salt water. For a large
part of the year there is no fresh-
water lake there. The sun licks it up
soon after the rainy season Is over.
The salt secured from this lake goes
all over Mexico. The lake has been
worked about sixty-five years. The
whole town of 5,000 people makes its
living from the salt. The property
is owned by a family or estate, but
It is said that not one of the owners
has lived there for years.
against the severe win-
ter weather—the quick
changes in tempera-
ture, etc., by keeping
the system strong and
well fortified — the
blood rich and pure.
A very reliable help to
this end will be found
On the Trail of Friend Husband.
Mrs. Fury—Has yo' seed anything
o' mull husband, Brudder Lopp?
The Night Owl—W'y, howdy/ Sistah
Fury; howdy! Nome, I isn't seed him
since 'long 'bout ten o'clock. But what
brings yo' downtown at dis time o'
Mrs. Fury—Lookin' for dat man o'
mine. And I hopes to do Lawd nuth'n*
happens to him befc" I P.ids him,
uh-kazo I's gwine to bust his head wid
dis club when I kotchea him!—Kan-
sas City Star.
Stella—I take my husband along to
help choose a hat.
Bella—I take a hat along to help
choose a husband.
Asked anti Answered.
"What," queried the unsophisticated
youth, "is your idea of a good business
"One who is capable of beating a
flimfiammer at his own game," replied
the Shelbyville sage.
Wash day is smile day if you use Red
Cross Hall Blue, American made, therefore
the best made. Adv.
It is mighty hard to tell whether the
world is laughing with you or at you.
So don't get fat-headed.
For Cuts, Burns,
Strains, Stiff Neck,
Chilblains, Lame Back,
Old Sores, Open Wounds,^ ^
and all External Injuries.
Made Since 184G. As|;hAnj'l;°d*
Price 25c, SOc and$I.OOJ
W. N. U., Oklahoma City, No. 51-1914.
Belle—Mamie is such a sensible
girl, but she can't attract the men.
Nell—That's the reaBon.
Red Cross Ball Blue, made in America,
therefore the best, delights the housewife.
All good grocers. Adv.
The fellow who la good at making
sxcuses is not always so ready at tak-
Beyond Its Power.
"That rich Mrs. Stiggins doesn't
speak to me now. Yet she used to be
my next-door neighbor—and they were
"Well, there are some things money
"Make oldtime neighbors forget the
Not the Place.
"Why don't you write to this paper
for what you want to know? The edi-
tor says his column gives a few
wrinkles on every matter."
Not for mine. I want to know
how to keep my complexion youth-
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