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niK m:i:: omaiia. satikday, November -.m. ion.
(Republished by Special Arrangement with Harper's Bazar)
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A real pussy-cat cloak big and full
comfy straight from the house of Drecoll
veloped In Its voluminous folds the wearer is al
most lost. Only here eyes peep out from above
the bushy black and white fox collar the mag
pie combination in furs being one of the new
notes of the Drecoll collection. Straight and, oh,
bo full, the mantle hangs from thla furry collar
almost to the bottom of the gown, and aways
flaring. And as if to accentuate this spring at
the bottom a wide band of the two furs is added.
The. tiny hands find their way out of two great
ruffs muff-like pieces of fur which extend al
most to the elbow of the big, baggy sleeves. An
intique Russian silver ornament fastens a cloak
which might have been fasl0oncd for the ex
Since Russia and France have joined against
the enemy, the French couturiers do not hesi
tate to glean their inspiration from the land of
snow and beautiful wome,n- From, the tip of
her turban to the toe of her boots this little lady
is Russian. The material is a blue cloth, the
military blue color, and the trimmings are black
astrachan, the fur the Russian, officers use to
edge their capes. This fur forms the collar, high
and flaring, but,, open in the - front, outlines
either side of the front of the tight little jacket
and edges the tiny flaring basque. But the new
est feature of the jacket is the :leg-o'-mutton
sleeve the real, old-time, full sleeve gathered
full into the normal armhole. The skirt, full
and trimmed with braid, displays the patent-.
leather Russian boots. -. ' , , .
ruffle, each rippling forth in
makes one believe that this
quaint little Bklrt of coral pink taffeta must have
been cherished all these years In the hidden re
cesses of a chest belonging to an 1830 belle. Ai
least Weeks has copied almost to the last detail
the skirt of that period. There are slight modi
fications in the corsage, thoi'gh the flat shoulder
effect Is just as pronounced. And it is achieved
by a sash of black and silver brocade ribbon
which twines its 'way over one shoulder and ;
across the hip. Two ruffles of the taffeta out
fined in sable are laid flat over the other Bhoul-
der, the flare coming well below the top of thej
arm. A line of sable marks the bottom edge of '
the skirt, which is short enough to display the
turn of the ankle.
Ity WILLIAM V. KIUK.
I sro thst Mlxtor Roooflvrlt la cumin
back, sod pa. I m itlad to hear that, b
kaua th country will fel naicr whun ho
la here to sec after thinaa. Ot oourae.
ra, he can't act In the White House chair,
liut I uru ha den't care much aa lonit
a h has thorn bolls wlrh he sot In
South Amrrtky. Of courae, pa aed to ma,
you newer had any South Amorlkan
bolls, no you llttel know the surferlng
wlch la cauncd by them, but thay are a
Vn did you ewer have thrmT eed ma.
Every time I ewer went to South
Amorlky, aed pa. I u.eil to Ret them
from wlmmm' acroia the Amnion betoai
breakfast, aed pa. 1 was a crate awlmei
In them days, & I used to ro out every
morning for a dip & a swim acrost tlicj
Amaaon & buck. Mlntor Kooaevelt says
In the palper that tha nineteenth centur
waa of North America, tut the &Hh ceen-
tury will be of the Amaaona. I doant j
know wether ho mans tlio river of wen
Wlmmcn (tit tliaro righto. a sod, but li
he limns the river he is ci illiiKly right, i
1 was one ot tho first Anierlkans, pa '
ami, that reclined the trrmetulus posslblll I
Ilea of South Amenky, the Rrato we.th,'
the wumlertul jewela it mineral mines &'
the croeodllo skins down thine walling to
bo made Into pursoa.
You newer tonld me that you were In
BoutU jtmeriky, aed ma.
Dldent 1? aed pa. Well, that la singu
lar, but I have been thru ao much thai
perhaps I did f erg It to tell you all 1
know, & bcesluVa, I waa reeding the
other day that thare are sum things a
husband A. wife shml keep from ru.li
other, & that la one of tha few thlnga I
keep from you. I
You are In a faaeaahus mood tonlle, !
deercst, aren't you? aed ma. I oTfen
wonder, she sed, wen you are telling I
them yarns how nueh of them you think!
little Ilobblo & 1 beieeve. I discount j
very one of them, doan't you, UobhleYi
I doun't know what you meen by dls-'
counting them, I toald ma, but 1 beieeve,
everything my deer father says.
Tharc, you see, eed pa, the llttel man
knows the truth wen he hears It & sees It.
I am proud of my son & glud beekuua
of his faith In me. Here, Hobble, aed pa. !
heie Is two dollars. Go git that air1
rifle that you toald me you wanted the!
other day. You are a senslbel child, the
on of a acnftlbcl father.
Ha la a wise child, the aon of a wise
mother, aed ma. Ha wanted that air rifle
now he la going to get It But go on.1
deereat husband, & tell ua moar of the
awful perils you encountered In South
Amerlky. You Teddy will have a grate
visit wen he gets back to New York,
won't you 7 Why doant you aak hltn up
to lunch A talk It oaver with him her.'
ware I can hear It, tooT I Jcat luv ad. i
venture, ma sed, espeanully wen thare laj
enuft lies In It to mulk it thrilling. You
dulent ever happen to drop In at the
South Toie hunting for silver penguins,
did you? sed ma. If you did, I shml like
to hear about that also.
Kvldontty you think I stray from the
truth, sed pa.
You doiint stray from It. you gallop
from It. sed ma. You get so far from It
that Truth hna to aend out a rescue
pnrty to find you A bring you back.
I am glad Bobble doesn't feet that way,
Yes, aej ma, ft I guess Bobble la Rlad
he got that two dollars.
The Want Ad Columns of The Bee Are
Read Pally by Teople In Search of Ad
YOU WILL ACTUALLY NEED
American Mink Sets
Up From $60.00
Up From $45.00
Superior Finish and
Service Ability of
We Specially Price this Week
RUSSIAN PONY COATS
Up From $19.50
Being Manufacturers We Defy Competition
We Will Design and Make Your OLD FURS in the Latest Styles
SOUTH 8 ST.
The Wireless of Insects
BY GARRETT P.
v, .rrj til' V'"'
ANTENNAE OF MALE AND FEMALE GNAT. THK ANTENNAE OF. .THE PHTJ1ED GNAT.
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ANTENNAE OF A MAY BEETLE.
Wbtn we mention the five recocnlied
human, senses, or hf!r principal oigans
tha eye, the ear, th nose, the palate and
the skin, representing, resi ectively. alfcht,
hearing, smell, taste and touch we are
apt to think that wo have covered the
field ot sensation, and that other animals
must rely upon slmilcr means of com
municating with the outer world.
But. In fact. It la cloubtlesa whether
we ouraelvea are aware of all the senses
that we really possess, while it la certain
that thera are creaturea which have per
aationa and aenaa organs widely, and
perhaps funlamctitally. different from
The class of anlm.il called "aithro
poda" (jointed animals) possesn an organ
unknown to man, which sometimes seems
to have almost inakical powers. ' Thla Is
the ''antennu" (from a Oreelt word mean
ing to stretch up). Eveiyhody has be
come familiar with thla word since lta
adoption to deacriue the aerial w're used
to catch the slfnalH fo wlrelesi U-leK-rarhy.
In the natural world we see the an
te:ma (in the plural antennae) most com
monly an-oiifc' injects. An Insect deprived
ot Ua antennae, although it contlnueu to
live, scorns to he like a mm deprived at
once ot both sight und hearing, and per
hapa even vt the aense of touch, and It
may be deprived, at the sumo time, of
other senses ot which we know nothing.
In fact, the antenna, whether used as
a means to capture Invisible electric
waves wandering through the ether, or
employed by the insect to give It all
sorts of Information about It surround
ings, la ahsolutoiy uncanny In lta exhibi
tion of strange properties. With the In
sect it Is a wand of knowledge, and when
you sea aomo little alx-legge creature
waving lta antennae about you may be
sure that it is collecting news to guide
It, in a way as wonderful as any that we
have inherited or Invented.
Indeed, It is lmoatiibie that when we
fitted the word antenna, to our aerial
telegraph system we were, unawares,
recording tba fact that we bad Invaded
ANTENNAE OF EMPEKOR MOTHS.
a region of aense perception peculiar to
the inaecta and their relatives. Who
knowa but that Insects both send and
receive Intelligence by means of their
antennae? Who can say that nature did
not endow them originally with a almple
method of "wireless telegruphy," In
stead of fuinUhlng them with eyes,' ears,
noses, etc., like those of larger animals?
With many iiikects the principal. If not
the only, function of the antennae aeents
to be that of conveying a aense of touch.
They go about visibly "feeling" their way
with the (lender, thread-like antennae
projecting from tthelr heads. Hut those
organs tuust, in ail caaea, aerv purpoat
Advice to Lovelorn
By BEATRICE FAIRFAX.
Your "Ula; II rot her."
Dear Miss Fairfax: I am a sir I of It
and for the last five years have known a
young man two years my senior. This
youn man Is a frequent visitor at our
houae.' aa he is a I ho my brother'a chum.
and we grew up to regard him aa one.
of the family, lie In return calls me his l
Now, after being with him ao long, I
find that I am not Indifferent to him.
but love him very much, of which he Is
not awaro. 1 would not for all the world
let hhn know that I love him.
Whenever I hear thut he Is coming up j
iu me nouiw i purposely go away to try
to foriret him. hut finri that it lm lmnn..1.
hie. He has been up several times and '
after finding me out Inquired of my
mother where his sister was.
Now, Miss Fairfax, please advise me
what to do. No one knows of my love
for him. Every one In the house regards
him aa one of t.n.
HEAHT BROKEN R. B. IL
Just go on In your friendship for your
"big brother." Love frequently grows
from a loyal and congenial friendship.
Do not fear to show him the tender af
fection your assumed relationship Im
plies. If sweetness and womanliness do
not win his love, neither cold self-consciousness
nor a forward declaration on
your part would succeed.
Do Yoa Trsit Illmf
Dar Mis Fairfax: I am a girl 21
years of ape, and have been courted bv
a man six years m v senior. Now, this
man tells rre he loves me and hue asked
me so rai t!ms to marry mm. nut I i
have refused him each time beraune he
filrts with other alrls and then oVnies 1 1.
My friends all tell me to give him up,
and thnt I enn do a great deal better, as
I am of a very good family. Kut I Ilk
him very much, und it would break niv
heart tn give lilm up. Kindly advlxe me
what to do. V. II. C.
Do you trust this man? Or, after mar- '
riage, would you be ever nagging him
an accusing him of flirtations with
other women? Perhaps If you were to
show your faith by becoming engaged
and abutting your ears to malicious
gossip you could break him of foolish
hnblt. nut don't give your heart with
out faith and loyalty. You would spoil
both your Uvea that way.
other than such as are clearly analogous
to our senses. Watch an anthill In the
bray hours and oboerve how orderly and
yet rapidly everything goes on. Even
when an ant seems to be wondering and
turning In a confused manner It Is not at
all certain that It la not perfectly guided
by sense Impressions In all lta movements.
If the senses by which they are guided
are all concentrated In the antennae then
that organ must surely be regarded as
one of the most marveloua that 'nature
bag bestowed upon the animal creation.
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ATVmOAT DJULWWT HOTIOH
IMPORTED curtains that must bo closed out becauso the war makes it
uncertain if we can re-stock thes e patterns that have been sold down,
to these small quantities.
Buy now for single rooms note these examples:
8175 SwIbb curtains, 4'4 pairs, pair, 75c I $2.60 Scrim curtains, 2M pair, pair, 05o
$14.50 Marquisette curt., 3 pair, pair .. $35.00 Princess curt. 1 pair, pair, 2-0
$11.00 Cluny curt., 2ft pair, pair $.1.05 $3.25 Novelty curt, 1 pair, pair, $1.48
117" J CL J a Dye4 0PR1UO bades, 6 t. and 7 ft., 25j n 306
WindOW OnadeS oil Opaque shades, 6 feet and 7 ft., 40 nd 45
US ESTIMATE ON YOUR WINDOW SHADES WE MAKE NO CHARGE FOU MEASURING
$2.75 for this $5 Magazine Rack, fumed or
oak, exactly like cut, 4 sneives lixiu
Dining Table, $24
This 4 8-lnch golden oak dining table, solid
quarted-sawed top, 6 ft. extension. A big Thanks
giving value $24
BUFFETS, CHINA CABINETS, TABLES, MOD
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TY. HEBE ARE $55 00 Oak Buffet $42.50
SOME $62.00 Oak China Cabinet ....$37.50
SPECIAL $43.00 Oak China Cabinet ....820.00
And many others showing like reductions.
Lowest Prices Largest Selection Starting
MONDAY THE TWENTY-THIRD.
BIG RUG SALE
ON THE MAIN FLOOR.
Our immense purchase at tho Alexander Smith and Sons Auc
tion Sale we were, the largest buyers from this part of tho
country. Prices away below anything you aro accustomed to.
Also many Special Bargains from our other lines. .
Bargain on "Reed" Roasters
Oval shapa, self-baatlog, seamleas
blue and turquoise enamel ware.
$2.15, $2.25, $2.35, $265 and $3.00
$1.25, $1.75, $2.00
for $1.75 and $1.95
$10 Reductions on
The reliable Beckwlth "Round
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We're selling lots of them, and
$.00 Range, G-hole.with reservoir $i2
if 58 Cabinet range, 6-hole with reservoir $'J)
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An $8.00 Aluminum set ot bU pieces FREE with each
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