The Willow Times (Willow, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 49, Ed. 1 Friday, May 17, 1918 Page: 3 of 8
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i chu wan French Clothes
ukii tin rut af u^u Prices
IF CONSTIPATED at nl8n rnua
LOOK. MOT mihi it tonoui
COATIO, iHIATH FIVIKItH
ANO STOMACH SOUR?
^California yauf of Fior
CANT HARM TENDER 8T0M-
ACH, LIVER. BOWELS.
▲ laxative todaj saves a filck child
tomorrow. Children simply will not
take the time from play to empty their
towels, which become clogged up with
waste, liver gets sluggish, stomach
Look at the tongue, mother! If
coated, or your child Is listless, cross,
feverish, breath bad, restless, doesn't
at heartily, full of cold or has sore
throat or any other children's ail-
ment, give a teaspoonful of "Cali-
fornia Syrup of Figs," then don't
worry, because It Is perfectly harm-
less. and In a few hours all this con-
stipation poison, sour bile and fer-
menting waste will gently move out of
the bowels, and you have a well, play-
ful child again. A thorough "Inside
cleansing" Is oftlmes all thut Is neces-
sary. It should be the first treatment
£lven In any sickness.
Beware of counterfeit fig syrups.
A your druggist for a bottle of "Cal-
ifornia Syrup of Figs," which has
lull directions for babies, children of
«11, ages and for grown-ups plainly
printed on the bottle. Look carefully
and see that It Is made by the "Cali-
fornia Fir Rvrnp Company."—Adv.
In No Hurry.
A rookie at Great Lakes was noted
for being late. He was always the
last to l>e dressed and the last to turn
•out. At last the company commander,
■exasperated by the rookie's tardiness,
called him to the front of the com-
pany and said: "Say, are you with us
In this war or not?"
Nrw York Thr Million* *!>• ere I
employed l« the twaklag of women's l *
pnrvl la thin cuttutry are dl urt*«J by j
an lni|* rmm dismewlmi that la going |
«>u mttotig iltfiiiwl*!*,
Ii tin* to do llli 11|« llii|«t rtull"tt of
French cloth**, with tW prices a«k«-d
fur nil kinds of apparel. with Ihe
threaten**! nholltlon of the fauiun*
French semis nana I exhibition*, and
with I he tendency « f the public to
a k fur American cloth—.
No woman ahouhl l e liiiinrniil of this
ultuatlon. aiwert* u prominent faahlon
writer. on hi.«r shoulders, a an Indi-
vidual, which Ik part of a inn**. re t#
much of the rvopoMlbtllty uf the fu-
ture. In Krinit' women are tho de>
ctxlve farters In fashion; In this conn-
try they have not aMaumed that role.
With tho exception of a few, they are
willing to bo led. They are guided by
those In authority, and those In an-
thorlty are guided by Pari*.
Thl* I* not true to the extent that
the reformer* and the critics preach.
No one I* any the worse for tt. Our
country ban not been In a position to
uRNiimi' the leadership In fashions, any
uiore than In art, architecture or liter-
ature. We have bad to bo led In all
GET HER BREATH
On Account of Tight, Smothering
Feeling, Caused From Aching
Lump in Stomach. Black-
Draught Relieved This
Kings Mountain, Ky.—Mrs. BeUe
Jenkins, of this town, says: "For
about four years I suffered with stom-
ach trouble. It seemed like a lump
formed in my stomach and I could
bardly get my breath for the tight,
smothering feeling. This lump, or
whatever it was, ached constantly. I
couldn't sleep at night. I had no appe-
tite and I began falling off. I am nat-
nrally a large woman but Just weighed
135 lbs. I got so nervous I felt I could
not stand it any longer. I knew in my
condition I could not live long.
We had one doctor, he said 'indiges-
tion.' I took medicine from him, but
It did not seem to help me any. We
had another doctor. He said it was
'neuralgia of the stomach.' I took his
medicine, still there was that aching
lump. Finally the doctor decided it
might be a decayed tooth, and advised
me to have my teeth drawn, which I
did. I didn't get any better.
One night my husband brought home
a sample of Black-Draught. I had been
tmusually restless. I took the sample
next morning. I told him I believed I
felt better. He brought home a pack-
age, and two packages cured me and I
fully believe saved my life. I weigh
183 lbs. and am the picture of health."
Tour druggist sells Black-Draught
Will In ni Dean Howells, the famous
Author, does not like the movies. He
thinks their technical side, the cam-
era man's side. Is wonderful, but be
has no time for their literary or scen-
This gown is in black taffeta embroid-
ered with jet beads, is very narrow
at the hem and has short tight
sleeves. An apron of black taffeta
is gathered to the yoke in front and
left open in back, where It is edged
with a narrow piece of white fur at
each side. Jet cord passes through
slits In front and ties, with ends that
reach nearly to the knees.
these things; yet the very man who
goes to Paris and Italy for art is the
first one to ask his wife why she is
foolish enough to adopt the French
If, therefore, the American women
were not free thinkers regarding
clothes, and were merely led into each
fashion by a comfortable noose that
was pulled along by the merchants
and dressmakers, it was because they
placidly felt that this was the best
path in which they should tread.
Since the war, however, there haa
hem a growing feeling l> • ' tnde|ten-
taft of I'aria AIS of u* who rtrntly
brilo'vcd Hint n- fooniry could get
sloiitf without lh deriding %« le of
Franee n to what should if doM Ui
clothes, realised, during th. lU t >ears
of the aar. that our opinion a as cor-
Chsngo of Importance.
Hut the situation ha* chsnged. and
our beliefs have changed with It. As
far as one can see, there Is no chance
of our b>*ltix the comfort of getting
from I'arts our inspiration *• to the
silhouette, and we shall ulso get from
that country of consummate nrt In ap-
parel, the vurtoua movements of cloth,
the detail* of ornamentation, and the
production of new tissues, which stim-
ulate and enliven our work, llut and
I say that with full conviction, after
talklmt with people In power and with
dressmakers, designers and merchants
who have had their band on the pulse
of things for throe years—a decided
change Is coming over our method of
The reasons are Important, not only
to the merchant but to each woman.
She Is a thinking Individual these days,
If she never was before, and she will
deride what I* best to be done and
will either coincide with the new meth-
od of work or go Hgaliud It. There-
fore, she ought to be informed of the
The American buyers were not en-
thusiastic, It Is true, over the purchas-
ing of hundreds of French gowns, al-
though they spent on Immense amount
of money out of pure g«>od will and tak-
ing a gamble. The prices were beyond
all limitations set for clothes. Frunce
said she was compelled to ask such
pricey and the American buyers <
thought they were compelled to give
thcln; but they assert themselves as
determined never to do It again.
Two hundred and fifty dollars was
a simple price for any gown. Two
hundred dollars was asked for a mus-
lin without lace or embroidery. Callot
asked from live to six hundred dollars
apiece for her evening frocks. Now
add to that the 60 per cent duty which
every merchant must pay to our cus-
toms. There were some gowns that
cost a thousand dollars to laud. What
would be the return on such clothes?
No American woman would buy them.
America's Narrow Skirt.
It may be remembered that last sea-
son America invented the skirt with
the slight bustle and the bias folds g
ing upward from the knee to the back.
It Is claimed that a French designer
sent to this country for twelve of these
sketches, and adopted the bustle In def-
erence to American wishes. Good evi-
dence for the truth of this statement
is shown in the bustle which a certain
French house has sent to this country.
Another piece of alteration that is
given away by good dressmakers Is
adding to a frock a narrow plain under-
skirt and cutting the gown itself 10 to
12 inches shorter, and letting it fall as
a tunic with a girdle over the new ad-
dition. This eliminates the flares in
the chemise robe of yesterday and
gives one the proper silhouette.
As long as it is fashionable to wear
two or three materials In combination
one is not called upon to match the
one-time chemise gown In cloth or
color when adding a separate under-
skirt over which to drop It. Black
satin goes with blue serge, beige cloth
or brown gaberdine. It also goes with
plaids and checks; and on the other
hand Scotch designs in woolen and
other fabrics are used for skirts.
Tunics of plain material are combined
with these skirts by the best dress-
makers, and therefore the amateur
sewing woman need not be timid li>
making the same combination.
(Copyright, 1918, by the McClure Newspa-
Lines Make the Smart Hats
Only s lot of runs ensblea s baseball
to win In a walk.
Paris Shops Are Showing Many Small
Models That Are Attractive for
In the Paris shops are shown many
satin hats, extremely small models that
are excellent for spring wear, writes a
correspondent. They have satin trim-
ming, if they have any—for the lines
of the hats are what make them smart.
Two exceptionally pretty chapeaux
were seen recently. One was of black
j milan straw with a satin brim In mill-
; tary blue; the only embellishment was
supplied by grosgraln ribbon and black
ostrich. The ribbon bow was made In
I tiny loops and ends, and was placed at |
I the back of the hat, a little to the side.
The ostrich was at the extreme left
' edge of the brim. In front
The other model had a black 11 sere
i brim and a very high black taffeta
I crown. The crown band which ended
Id a bow In the bark—at the center of
the hack—was of French blue ribbon,
finished in front with a knot of French
.There are many quaint twists In the
brim of hats. The designers seem to
feel that the more peculiar the brim
the smarter the hat. Ribbon is used
extensively and oh, so many flowers.
We have rose toques, violet toques and
many other kinds, and this revival of
French flower hats has helped to revive
our flower Industry and for this we are
When the Hair Is Dry.
While oily hair Is not at all beautiful
It is usually much healthier and thicker
than dry, harsh hair. If your glory
crown lias started In to be dry and
wispy It would be a wise move to take
It In hand right away and call for an
Immediate reform. Twenty-four hours
before the shampoo rub pure olive oil
Into the scalp. You can have no Idea
how mueh help this will give and what
lovely fluffy gloss it will Impart to the
hair after the shampoo. Have this
cleansing with egg shampoo Instead of
< ftoductr And Consumer >
The consumer wants to pay a low
price for meat.
The farmer wants to get a high
price for cattle
The packer stands between these
conflicting demands, and finds it im-
possible to completely satisfy both.
The packer has no control over the
prices of live stock or meat, and the
most that can be expected of him is
that he keep the difference between
the two as low as possible. He does
this successfully by converting animals
into meat and distributing the meat
at a minimum of expense, and at a
profit too small to be noticeable in the
farmer's returns for live stock or in the
meat bill of the consumer.
Swift & Company's 1917 transac-
tions in Cattle were as follows:
Sold Meat to Retailer for
Sold By-products for . • •
Paid to Cattle Raiser . . .
Balance (not paid to Cattle Raiser)
Paid for labor and expenses at
Packing House, Freight on Meat,
and Cost of operating Branch
distributing houses . . . .
Remaining in Packer's hands as
Returns on investment . . .
Average Per Head
The net profit was $1.29 per head, or
about one-fourth of a cent per pound
By what other method can the dif-
ference between cattle prices and beef
prices be made smaller, and how can
the conflicting demands of producer
and consumer be better satisfied ?
1918 Year Book of interesting and
instructive facts sent on request.
Address Swift & Company,
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois
Swift & Company, U. S. A.
Not a Best Seller.
"Have you any worth-while books in
itere?" asked the superior person.
"We h£ve thousands of volumes, sir,"
Replied the clerk. "I'm sure there is
Something In our stock to suit the most
exacting taste. What do you require?"
"I want a book of synonyms."
"Just a moment, sir, until I speak to
the boss. I don't believe we have any
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, that famous old remedy
for infants and children, and see that it
In Use for Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoris
Gladys—Would you sooner be an
old man's darling or a young man's
Penelope—A young man's slave—it
is so much easier breaking a young
man in and making 1dm toe the mark.
Blocked the Move.
"I thought you told me you were go-
ing to break up housekeeping."
"We did Intend to, but the cook re-
fused to leave."—Boston Transcript.
Woman's nature is a mystery that
man has never been able to solve.
Neither has woman.
Dr Pierce's Iieasnnt Pellets are the
original little liver pills put up 40 years
ago. They regulate liver and bowels. A d.
I Wise men act as if they expected to
I live 100 yearn, but are prepared to
shuffle off tomorrow,
'I hear you have a college graduate
for a cook. Isn't that very expen-
'Not very. She works for her board
"How Is that?"
"She's my wife."
Warm weather is the best substitute
for coal. .
Distemper Cat Be Controlkfl
by using DR. David Bobbbts'
FEVER PASTE ■"So '
ui WHITE LINIMENT
Practical Horn* Veterinarian
I Send for free booklet on AbobttoS
is Cows. If no dealer In ron* town,
Ir. Dtild Roterts' UtOfc, 100 Oraad km*, WMtofn. WH.
American Dollar Flag
Son fast, rain proof Taffeta, 6 feet long
doable-stitched sewed stripe*; free de-
5 llrery by parcel post on receipt of fac-
! torr price, $100. Including pole, ball
■ and galranlied holder, 11.60. Send for
' free catalogue of flags and decoration*,
we make more and better flags tban anr othor
concern In the world. Prices same as before the war
AMFRICAN FLAG MFC. CO.. EASTON. PA.
Clear Your Skin
S-p 25c. 0kft*25cl50c ?
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