Carney Enterprise. (Carney, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 49, Ed. 1 Friday, July 2, 1915 Page: 5 of 12
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CARNEY. OKLA.. ENTERPRISE
CONCEALS THE PHONE
many like screen thrown
Can Be Purchased Ready-Made If Pre-
ferred, Though Its Construction Is
Simple If Directions Given
A telephone screen is the latest de-
Vice for concealing this instrument
from view in the home. The screen is
so simple in construction that it need
not be purchased ready-made unless
one has plenty of money or does not
know how to use needle and thread,
writes Helen Howe in the Washing-
The foundation or framework is of
heavy wire, in threefold effect, al-
though the screen does not really fold.
The wires are shaped merely to sug-
gest folding; and this, of course, makes
the screen stand firmly.
The filling may be anything to suit
the fancy. One of the prettiest fillings
shown is of thin India or China silk,
shirred upon the wires top and bot-
tom. The decoration is a strip of gold
lace backed with a color contrasting
with that of the screen. This is caught
around the lower edge, the border of
the lace pointing upward. A similar
but narrower band trims the top, the
edge of the lace pointing downward. A
soft olive-green silk for the screen and
old pink under the lace make a very
pleasing color combination. Any odd
bits of pretty fabric, however, may be
utilized, because it is not necessary
that all the panels be alike. The cen-
ter one could be «f embroidery or tap-
estry, and those at the sides of a plain
color, shirred or laid in plain, this de-
pending upon the kind of material em-
ployed. It goes without saying that
sheer goods must be gathered.
Cretonne for the entire screen is not
to be despised. It should be finished
top and bottom—in fact, all around, if
one prefers—with a furniture gimp not
more than one inch wide. If the room
Is furnished in cretonne, the same can
be used with good effect for the
Ti its of brocade or silk that contrast
or harmonize make a beautiful screen.
Should the scraps of these goods on
hand be insufficient for a screen they
can be used in constructing a very
dainty sewing basket. To make such
Cut a foundation of cardboard in a
long egg-shape, about eight and a half
inches in length and four or five
Inches across its widest part. A strip
of cardboard an inch or so in width is
glued all around, and the basket cov-
ered inside and outside with the silk.
Another short strip of cardboard is
covered and set in the basket, dividing
It into two compartments of equal
size. One of these compartments is
filled in completely with a pincushion,
the other forms a receptacle for a cou-
ple of spools of thread and a thimble.
The edge of the basket is finished with
rosebud trimming, or inch wide lace
can be laid all around, the edge of the
lace placed upward. The handle of the
baskef is a strip of covered cardboard
fitted with a loop, which holds a pair
of small scissors
A Charming Afternoon Gown of Black
Taffeta Bordered With Linen, De-
signed by Michel of Paris.
This basket is a useful as well as a
decorative addition to the guest room,
and costs practically nothing more
than the labor Involved.
INTERIORS DONE IN BLACK
Now the Fashionable Color, and
Makes Possible Some of the Most
Behold black now as the fashionable
color of the interior decorator. The
liking for it arose in Vienna, where
interior decorating is an art much
thought of. There some of the new
houses, or rooms which had been re-
decorated, showed wall papers with
black backgrounds, on which huge,
bright flowers are printed. Carpets,
too, are of black. The idea of this
method of decorating is, apparently,
to make the room strictly a back-
ground for the furniture and persons
in it. The brightly flowered paper, of
coArse, detracts from this effect, but
the sort of paper more often used does
not have the bright flowers. It shows
a black ground, with a gray or misty
In a room thus grounded pictures
framed in black are hung. The ef-
fect is startling. The pictures stand
out in reality from their somber sur-
roundings. White enameled furniture
is looked on with favor for use in
black rooms. Surely such a setting
would give the persons in it a chance
to shine forth in all the glory of color
lent them by skin and eyes, hair and
clothes. On the other hand, wouldn't
a room so furnished cast a depressing
spell on the woman who found herself
shut within its four walls for many
hours in a day?
There is an outgrowth of this craze
for black which is interesting, espe-
cially to those who live in apartments,
or other crowded quarters, where the
kitchen as well as other rooms of the
house, come ruder occasional inspec-
tion of guests. This is the black
enameled jar or box for cakes, bread
and grocery supplies of various sorts.
It is painted brilliantly with big red
roses, and makes an interesting note
of color. Six boxes or jars of this sort
ranged in orderly array on shelves
' givr a distinctive note to the most un-
I interesting pantry or hitchen
OKLAHOMA NEWS NOTES
FAIRS AND CARNIVALS.
Aug. 31-Sept. 4—Eighth annual reunion,
Southwestern Blue and Gray Association,
Sept. 7-9, Binger Fair.
Sept. 7-10, Kingfisher County Fair,
Sept. 8-11, Greer County Fair. Mangum.
Sept. S-10, Johnston County Fair, Tish-
Sept. 14-17, Pittsburg County Fair, Mc-
Sept. 14-17, Cimarron Valley Fair, Guth-
Sept. 15-17, Tulsa County Fair, Tulsa.
Sept. 15-18, The Sterling Fair. Ster-
Sept. 1G. Cherokee Celebration. Ferry.
Sept. 16-17, Harmon County Fair, Hol-
Sept. 16-17, Kiowa County Fair. Hobart
Sept 16-18 Jackson County Fair, Altus.
Sept. 16-18, Lincoln County *air,
Prague. „ .
Sept. 17-18, Tillman county Fair, * rea
erick. , ,
Sept. 17-18, Coal County Fair, Colagate.
Sept. 17-18, Marshall County talr. Ma-
dill- -c ,
Sept. 21-23, Pottawatomie County * air,
Sept. 21-23, Peanut Carnival, duncan
Sept. 21-24, Pawnee County Fair, tiai-
Sept. 21-24, Beckham County Fair. Elk
City. _ .
Sept. 22-24, Canadian County Fair, H.
Reno. _ ,
Sept. 22-25, Kiamichi Valley Fair, lan-
Sept. 25-Oct. —State Fair. Oklahoma
Oct. 4-9, New-State Fair, Muskogee.
Oct. 5-9. Caddo County Fair Anadarko.
Deo. 27-Jan. 1. Eastern Oklahoma Poul-
try Show, Tulsa.
in a jiffy "III
Libby's splendid chef, relieve ron I
hot-weathei cooking. Stock tnc 1
pantry shel( with
and the other good tunmef
meats — including Libby't
Vienna Sausage—you II find them
fresh and appetizing.
Libby, McNeilI &
Mrs. Susan Whittle, an inmate of the
state confederate home,' celebrated
las Sunday her 103rd birthday anni-
C. W. Robinson, a farmer, 4G years
old, living near Tuttle, was killed early
last week by a freight train on the
Gilbert Teanhl of Oklahoma City, su-
perintendent of a Mexican mine, was
killed while interfering in a private
quarrel near Charcas, Mexico last
A motor car service between Chick-
asha and Waurika will be installed
soon if Rock Island officials act favor-
ably on a petition presented to them
by the Chickasha retail merchants as-
Shipping whiskey in egg cases is the
latest plan that has been tried, one
case of that kind being discovered
when J. W. Saunders, a special officer,
seized ten egg cases at the Santa Fe
depot in Oklahoma City.
Tom Patton, 18, and Clyde Ellis
17, were instantly killed by lightning
four miles west of Norman. The young
men were working in a harvest field
when rain commenced to fall and they
started toward a barn on the. farm.
Oklahoma has 120 cotton warehouses
with a capacity of 842,330 bales of
cotton; and seven cotton mills with a
total capacity of 7,000 bales. These
facts are available in a late report of
the U. S. department of agriculture.
Robert Camp, brother of J. L>. Camp,
who is a farmer near Tulsa, has been
killed by Mexicans at Monterey, Mex-
ico, according to a telegram received by
his brother. Robert Camp was an en-
gineer. No details of the killing were
Trial of G. R. Van Tress, W. F. Gor
such and R. E. Seamans, officers of the
McAlester Real Estate Exchange,
charged with having used the mails in
the furtherance of fraud has started in
United States district court at Mc-
Alester. Duing the years 1912-13 a
booster car was operated through the
east, Ihe purpose being to promote the
selling of town lots which the company
claimed to own or control.
Bound volumes of the session laws of
the 1915 legislature have been complet-
ed and are now ready for distribution.
All non-emergency acts of the last ses-
sion were effective June 22 and this is
the first time in the history of the state
that the session laws have been ready
for distribution at the same time when
all the laws are effective. The session
laws were published under the direr
tlon of Senator C. F. Barrett of Shaw
NO MORE BLUE WASHDAYS
Use KING NAPHTHA —Yellow
Pure and economical laundry soap.
Use In cold or tepid water; don't cook
For those who desire a strictly high
grade toilet and bath soap we offer our
WATER LILY SOAP
It floats; and Is a big value for 5 cents.
Sweetly scented. We share profits
with you—valuable—useful premiums
—FREE for wrappers.
Send for free catalogue.
PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING CO.
OKLAHOMA CITY OKLAHOMA
But a man never realizes what fool
ideas he has until after he guilds a
house according to his own plans.
Always proud to show white clothe*.
Red Cross Ball Blue does make them
white. All grocers. Adv.
Any man who can forget what ho
wants to forget has a good memory.
Housework Is a Burden
It's hard enough to keep house if in
perfect health, but a woman wl\o is
weak, tired and suffering from an aching
back has a heavy burden.
Any woman in this condition has Rood
cause to suspect kidney trouble, especial-
ly if the kidney action seems disordered.
Doan's Kidney Pills have cured thou-
sands of suffering women. It's the best
recommended special kidney remedy.
An Oklahoma Case
MeVlcker, 717 E.
Okln.. says: "I wa*
confined to bed all
one Rummer with
und the pain I en-
dured is Indescrib-
able. I also h d
gravel and kidney
Pills drove away
tfap pains and cor-
rscted h11 the other
my good healtlt to
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