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WalF-Style, r Sick- to Drerx,-
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Mme. Lin Cavalieri. '
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By Mme. Una Cavalieri
IV"ISH every woman would adopt
so dress aa to make the moit of
niy good points and the least ot, my
bad ones." If women would all do
this, our eyea would never be of
fended by the 'sight of a woman' un
For lnstance.'euppoie you are too
stout Do not. I beseech you,, lace
your corsets too tightly.- Better
wear them merely snug. . Your aim
should .be "not to make yourself nar
rower, which la Impossible, but to
make yourself longer, which la quite
feasible.' Lengthen the apparent
lines of your figure by always wear
ing high headdress. Let the crown
of your hat be high. or. let the trim
ming be carried high. Let the bows
of 'other " ornaments -wont -on the-hadv-be,i1ilh
.' and.; lf posklble. be'
pointed., . Make .the-apparent lines
of" your figure . longer by wearing
6TORUA has been laughing over
' the wording or a nonce tnai hm,
been placed by the PuMW worns de
partment on some or the electrlo wire .
posts -on the road to Okere. In M.
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Some time ago a Maori youth, whi ,
seemed to have a misguided taste for
experimenting, threw a long piece of.
cable over the electrlo wires that run
to Rotorua from the power station .at
the Okere Falls.
The town was t once plunged In
darkness for two or three hours until
the! mischief had been '.ocateJ.
The dusky and youthful experlraen
ter'wae carpeted In the court' and fined
for his aclentlflo enthusiasm, and the
department put up this notice:
"Any person, climbing the electrlo
light pole or damaging the Insulators
la liable to a fatal shock and a pen
alty of 10 pounds."
GEOROB ADB. the Amealcan author,
recently, beard , that an old. dy
from tlie nelgliboihogd In. Indiana
where he was born was In town on a
visit to a relative. Mr. Ade thought
that .theatre tickets 'would be a fltUng
attention, and, on consulting .her as to
what he would prefer to see, she said
that she ftad wn : The Merchant' et
Venice": ovr:thlrty years ago.'; and had'
always desired to se It again. . He ac-.
cordlngly procured, the tlokets.
The next day "he1 ialled to nnd out'
how etio liked the performance? as com.
pared with what she remembered -from
"Well," repljed the oM lady. '.'Venice.,
rrems to have spruced up a- tfifht shiart
Mt. bJt that Kliykick Its the, fum mean
graplng critter that he js?d to be,"
A CAUSE FOR EXCITEMENT.
The sons of the rich were all enthu-"
slastlcally following omeorte down the
street. .' , i j . i- i. : "
v "What's upT" somebody a&keil.
A rather mofe aocomtuodatlng' young
nabob than the others turned rounX .
"Do you see that tall fellow up
frontr he asked. . r
"Ves." V ' . . .
rWell." . he said, -he's- discovered, a .
new way' to spend tnoney."'
MIGHT COME IN USEFUL
. AGAIN". ' ' - " '
Jack (Just -engaged Can you talee
the same Mabel off this ring and sub'
stltute JoanT ' '
JeweierYc. ut It will cost, yoe
MometbiDg; tho name is cui so aeea
Jack All right
deep next time.
but don't cut It io
NOT O0INO THE WHOLE HOG.
father (to young Adonl who has
beigvd for tt.e hand of his daughter!
But, my dr sir. are you able to sup-
u-jrt a family? .
Adonis tsoftly) Te-e. t could. But I -a:n
ouiy asking for the daughter. ,
ME. CAVALIERI furnishes
an especially valuable chapter in her invaluable
beauty series. She write of individual taste
in drew and gives mucn neeaea aavice.
"When you consider style let it be your Vlyte not the
fleeting fashion of the moment," She givei especial
thought to her whom fashion
writers forget, the stout woman.
She tells her how to dress to
bring out her -best points and
hide her wors t ones. She
counsels the slender woman,
also, how to make the most of
the personality given her by
She concludes with valu
able advice to all women.
"Buy only a few things
and wear them out in one
season, so that you can
afford a fresh wardrobe
stripes. Narrow ones are sufficient
Broad ones are vulgar. At least
wear solid colors it not stripes, and
let your hat, gown, boots and wrap,
all be of the same color.
Never wear cross stripes nor
checks nor plaids.
Avoid red and other bright colore.
They emphasise your breadth of
"If you are stout le the crown ot
your hat be high, pr let the ,
trimming be carried high."
Contra e to always
Let your cuffs be straight,
slonlng nor scalloped. .
Wear high oollara on your street
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The Biggest Pigeon Farm in the
AVELERS approaching Los
Angeles fromtuts north., over,
the Southern Pacific railroad.
are often astonished-at seeing from
the car windows Immense floqks of
plgeous. numbering many tbouBanda,
Just on tho outskirts of the city.
These belong to tha world's largest
plgeou farm, owned by T. O. John
son, and Justly comjidert-d one pt the
show places of California. .Merely
'at a curloolty. In fuct, it ranks
'along with the' alflgator farm, the
-ontrleh farms and 'other tourist at
t ructions. ' i '
i This greatest of nil plgcoa farms
consists .of about, eight, acres of
sandy, gravelly, land along, the bed
1 Of the Los Apgeles river. It was
'Btarted eleven or twelve j ears age.
. on n compai-atlvely small scale; but
tbo venture proved ho profitable tunt
the owner developed it into a greut
' modprn!lndu!try. lie now claims to
have more than 100,000 full-grown
plgeona ou his furm. Anyone rioubt
iDg the- uccuracy of the figures has
the prlflleg) of cyuntlng! A
. matter of, fact, the estimate U prob
ably many 'thousands below the
. uct'.ul number. . '
Of cours', the object of tills vast
. plgeou-breeUIng establishment Is the
. production of , suunbs. In the early
' spring niojiihs abuut forty .dozt-n
squabs are kllll aud sent to market
every day. In the summer and fall
the dully output of squabs -'may ex
ceed 100 doaen, and the squab crop
each year exceeds 20.000 do?n. This
n la "sonu'tulng doing" lu snuabs of a
' surety; n:id u ttiesj sell at from
$3 to $3.50 er doien, and even
blgU-r tbau .-that at nme aeusons
. ot the year, it. U evident that tfje
Income fnum the mammoth pigeon
farm foots up a very tidy sum au
nuaily. However. It i uot nil "vel
vet" by any means. Tbo birds are
said to consume from two to three
tons of grain every aay or toe year,
itnd the labor of locking after tlu-m,
her readers to-day
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Let all your house or evening
gowns that are low-necked be cut
In a V-shape never rounded.
Ruches ate not for you. Let the
blender woman wear Mjem.
Your furs should be of the ahort-
v'- ax mink.
Black Is your best color. If you
wear colors, wear dark shades,
c.eii s and chiffons and close
iks are -est for you.
Never wear any material that has
a high lustre, anything that shines.
The large woman looka better
with few or no Jewels. ' ' '
A good rule for you la to put your
money Into good materials, not
trimmings. The less trimming on
your gowns the better. Let ele
gance be denoted by the quality and
killing the squabs and preparing
them for market, and keeping all
building and nesting places clean
and sunitary, is fur from trifling.
The pigrons are bouoed In six
large buildings, the main building
being sixty feet long, thirty feet
wide and twenty feet high. Both
Interior and exterior of each ot taj
buildings are banked up solidly with
mating boxes In tiers, narrow aisles
giving ready access to every nest.
At frequent Intervals the nests ate
disinfected by spraying them with
a weak solution of earboilo acid;
and Insecticides are frejly used to
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"When you consider style
let it be your style not
the f leeting- atyle of
cut of your
Don't wear tho rough finished
clothes, whether Hhey are fashion
able or not. Broadcloth ia best for
you in Winter, crepe de. chine be
tween seasons, and linens In Sum
lx)ok upon ruffleg as an abomina- :
tlon for you. - . j
Depend for becomlngies , not
upon blsarre effects Introduced Into
your costume, but on the simple
lines, the richness Of the material
of your clothes and the fact that
the colors match your eyes or har
uionlxe with your hair. or. both.
A stout woman's effect of being
especrally -well groomed Is always '
attractive. Let your hair shine with
keep tho birds free from parasites.
Pigeon rearing on n mammoth
scale U said to -be . attended - with
fewer' difficulties In Southern Cali
fornia'" than elsewhere. Climatic
conditions are favorable to continu
ous breeding, winter and summer;
and hawks and other natural ene.
mlfM arc rare. Contrary to the gen
eral opiulou, jilgeous irre not much
given to foraging, and rarely-trouble
agriculturists und fruit gruwers of
the neighborhood. A' he An
geles establishment there Is always
aa abundant supply of grain lying
upou the ground, so that the birds
the 100,000 Pigeons on the Los
rSv'-;' -)y J lizii 5- 'ErS
-j" . . VS f ' , -of the uUors; on whom the stout l :
Vlv i .woman. wlwly rellea for her best , . .
''" . 8hecan; wear girdles of different "... 'Z ZZ'Z'
; ,;' ' ( iV . 'material and sashee of contrasting
I .' ' ' i . . ' . 'shades on her gowns. i - .
..,., ill rter fnra ran ba of the lonc-baired I 1
care, the teeth be perfectly white,
the Bkln be clear and rosy, the eyea
look aa though you had plenty of
Bleep, and as though there was be
neath the lids no disturbing ''sand."
Be most careful of your hands, and
be aure that your boots are well fit.
ting and well blacked and that the;
do not run down at the heels.
The stout woman mil's t study to
tie modem and well groomed. The
slendT woman can afford co make
an effort after quulntness and pic
For her are the aoft. fluffy fabrics
nnd many ruffa. . fine can wear
bright colors and striking designs.
She can wear contrasting shades
in the same costume.
She ean get ou without the aid
liuve no occasion to go abroad to
hunt for a living. Consequently,,
tbey never fly fr away, but attend
to business' with exeniplury fidelity.
Not the least Importiint circum
stance contributing to tbo attrac
tiveness of the pigeon farm is the
fact Unit by far the larger number
of tlm birds are pure white. At
feeding time, particularly In the
early afternoon, when practically all
tbo birds are assembled around tbo
buildings, the bulldlngH and the
grounds clos arouna tnem war no
ullght resemblance to a series of
huge snow bunks.
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of the tailors; on whom the atout
.woman, wlaely rellea for her best
She can wear girdles of different
'material and sashes of contrasting
shades on her gowns. i .
She can -wear the cnevioia ana
.serges, and other rough suitings
, sometime so much in vogue.
Iter furs can ba ot the long-haired
Variety, as fox.
1 She can wear a gown of one color
and a hat of another and look wall
dressed In them.
Hhe em wear the short sklrta
which disfigure the stout woman.
Dut permit me to give this edvloe
,to all women i When you consider
style, let It be your atyle. not the
i fleeting fashion of the moment. I
am wearing my hair, and expect
nlways to wear It, In the way that
is moat becoming. An artist friend
ahowed me the heads of women on
the frescoea on ths Forum in Rome.
Said he: "That Is the way you
fthould war your hair." I adopted
Ma auggeation, and I shall never
change unless when I am old my
featurea ao harden that I will have
to soften their effect by a aoft and
loose arrangement ot my hair about
Prenar your figure tor your gown
bv looking well to your carriage,
Keep your obln and abdomen in.
The rest ot the figure will fall easl- .
ly Into line.
Don't despair because you bavev
little money for dreis. Let foT-i
thought take the place of the money
you lack. . ' " '
Mak a careful list of the gowns
and extraa you need and follow that
list Allow yonrMlt so milch for "
drM". so much for wrana and; a'
stated amount for. ertra. and don't',
bet ,Wrlii vmtr ,'ftVl'rt'i
. about esrlv. hnf rtnn'r tiT unfit the
eenwm la well, wtnrted- Fnhks
are fickle, anil whet seemed tOibe
the aeeentH fashion early In (Wo?)
her roav have gone its war with i
other momentary fads by the last oti
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Beauty Questioipjs Ansiwered
M. M. asks: "Can you tell me ot
some simp's exercises that can ba
taken In the house for indigestion T
Ths farm of Indigestion you ds-
The pigeon is strictly monogam
ous, selecting a mate and displaying
a marital fidelity that might well
be emulated by featherless and pre
sumably superior bipeds. The fe
msle begins laying eggs when five
or six months old. tihe lays two
eggs and then settles down to hatch
ing. The period of Incubation is
eighteen days, the male bird shar
ing the labor with the female. The
young birds consist of little but ap
petite, so that both the father and
mother are Wept busy feeding their
offspring. The method used for
feeding the young ia peculiar. The
little pigeons thrust tbelr bills Into
the moutns of tbo parent birds; and
these feed the young by dlsgorglug
partially digested food. Being thus
supplied, with pre-dlgested baby
food, tlie young bird? grow" with
extraordinary rapidity, so-that when
from tour to five weeks old they are
ready for the market u . Kquabs.
They are killed by breaking tbelr
necks, plurked while still wsrni,
bled und placed on lie. ready for
delivery to the hotel and restaurant
trade, or for shipment, to distant
Although IbV Los Angeles pigeon
farm Is, as yet, pre-eminent In that
particular line. It Is probable that it
will soon have a rival. Several
years ago u' pigeon farm was started
lu Pejiusylvanla, which Is now said
to have 20,000 full-grown birds, with
accommodations already prepared
for a total of 100,000 birds. Each
PHlr of pigeons produces five, 'or six
pairs of young birds annually, so
that the natural locreai Would be
very rapid but for the dally slaugh
ter Incident to the' effort to supply
the Insatfuble demnnd for squabs.
It Is said that the profits of n prop
erly conducted "squubbery" are
much greater than thosa of on or
dlr.ary poultry farm, and that the
luiards of tbe business are rather
"If you are Met never wear
checks nor plaids nor cross
i 'stripes." , .
Try not to buy all your wardrobV
. for lh aeaaon at one time. Muy
' what you actually need for the be
ginning ot the season. Then wait
y:l(tf the fixity of modes and tha mod
oration of Drlcea that mark the mid-
season. Especially folloif thla ad
vlcvlii, the matter f bats.Y. v
When you try on hats, stand be
fore the mirror. If you ait you will
only .know whether the hat Is be-
coming to your face. If you stand
,-you can assure yourself whether it
la becoming to the figure as well.
Buy only a tew. things and. wear
them but In one aeason so that you
' oan afford a fresh . wardrobe the
, I Choose Inconspicuous gowna and
,' hats. Aak yourself two auestlona:
i "Are tbev suitable?" and "Are they
' beroHStngf" !
Don't be anxious about styiee.
4wm. are the moorta ot the moment,
jjut , give much thought to style,
which Is yourself.; ;,, .. ,'
soelbe Is caused -by a stcaolsh liver,
fyiy. exercise- that ,wlU . fa.ua tha
muscles of tha abdomen. t contract,
as banding your head. Slowly frarp ,
an erect poalUon urV U rests, upon
the knees, and then back again, will
help you to better conditions. Vary
thla with lifting the feet from tha
floor and until ths leg la In a straight
line with tha bottom of tha chair an
which you ars 'sitting. : In ether
words, kicking from the fleer to tha
level of the chair-seat In which you
are sitting.- But drink water cop
iously. Tk a spoonful of lemon
Juice In each glass ef water. 'By
"copiously" I mean at Icaat ten
glasses of water a day, beginning
alwaya with the morning stomach
bath of two or three glasses of hot
or cool wster, according to taste,
alowly drunk. Deep breathing many
times a day at an open window will
be a good agent foe the relief you
M. M. says further: "Sometimes
my nose becomes red from no causa
that I know of. This flushing lasts
about an hour, and sometimes long
er. If I become a little excited or
overheated It Immediately becomes
red. . This Is very Inconvenient. Can
' you suggest a remedy?"
Loosen your clothing. As a rule
the woman whose nose la red, un
less she be a victim of alcoholism,
Is a victim of another bad habit,
wearing her clothing too tight.
Loosen your corsets, your garters,
your collars, Wear larger gloves
and shoes. Avoid rich and spicy
foods and the condition should
Tbe same Inquirer asks what may
be done for a few obstinate freckles
remaining on a tender skin? , ,
Try bathing them often with
lemon Juice. Bathe the face at night
before retiring, n buttermilk. These
are the simplest remedies. If, after
a thorough trial they, are not effec
tive I will suggest a remedy to be
found In drug stores. But I always
prefer to first seek my remedlts
from .the kitchen or the bed ef sim
ple herbs in the kitchen garden.'
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