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And the Latest
and Dantiest in
Hand Bags and
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EVERT MUM brine Ha trunks
full of charming conceits In the
little things that add to the co
quetry of a woman's sown.
Never before, M would seem, haa there
been a greater variety of these be witch -lac
til flea, thee a unclassified pretty
things, that are yet so dea arable. Lac a a
from Krln. bat from Parte, jewela from
the Orient, embrolderlea from the fax
Baet every corner of tlx globe haa
been, ransacked to satisfy the fashion
able craving always for something new.
Attractive aa many of the leather and
metal purse are, they are of neoeaslty
more or leas conventional In color and
design, and many a woman seeking for
something now and telling has felt the
limitation of her choice
For those who are tired of the ordi
nary bag and purses of metal and
leather, the artistic bag or coin purs of
Oriental tapestry brocade, embroidery
or bend work offers a pleasing variety.
Especially rich and effective la a tiny
coin purse of Imported tapestry With sn
old silver top set with amethysts and
One of the newest conceits Is a lsrge
bag In cloth of gold Oriental brocade
with solid, gold top and chain.
A quaintly blsarre little bag Is made
n the flat-book shape with bronae
lscquered top, leather handle and tb
aides beaded In butterfly design' In tur
Jn leather, tb flat-book shape with
the short finger strap will be good
form; aoft grays and buffs are favor
ites, though one may prefer to match
tbe costume tn the tone.
Flat chain purse of gold set with
diamonds and lncrusted with ruble are
very handsome snd will be In favor
with formal costumes.
It la Interesting to note that there hi
a tendency to revive the chatelaine bag.
Baga of brocade or tapestry, with hand
some silver tops set with aeml-prerloue
stones, are very smart and though theao
bags are very high." the metal top can
be bought separately and the bag of
tapestry, brocade or beadwork made and
fitted to It.
And, of course, the comb.
While the shops are full of extrava
gant Jeweled effects In Inexpensive
styles It Is much better taste to hsvs
very little ornamentation In gold or
allver and no Jewel than to wear large,
flashy and disturbing Imitation finery.
Real tortoise shell comb can be had
1 New bag of oriental brocade, with
chain and top of gold.
2 Comb of oriental ivory in filigree
In plain or carved designs at reasonable
prices snd are alwaya In good taste.
For black or pure white hair the real
Ivory comb la effective, but It should
not b worn with gray or light brown
Very nice Is Jeweled back comb
richly ornamented with gold and set
with three blue tourmaline. Another
comb, distinctly Ttirklah, I of hand
wrought allver set with coral and uncut
1'nleee on ha real Jewel a simple
filigree or bit of gold or silver la the
best taste there I really no reason
why one should be particular to wear
real Jewels in Jewelry and then load
onea hair wltb bit of colored gewgaw
Seml-precloua atonea are the vogue,
especially tn barbaric and In srt noveau
designs, and antique of all kind are
highly prised for buckles, cameos, to
paxes, amethysts, pearl and silver and
gold of all kinds.
A bracelet seen In New York, In old
fashioned flexible spiral gold set with
a large medallion of Chinese Jade, la
Collars of Jewels In seml-precleus
tones are particularly smsrt; but on
In medallions art with vaii-colored
pearla waa a exquisitely tinted as a bit
of mother of pearl itself. A pendant
In Roman gold of triangular matrix tur
quoises 1 extremely rlob.
As It I not an unusual thing for
rain to fall In the fall you know, no
street costume can be counted com
plete without the adjunct of a neat
little trim little rain Umbrella.
While an umbrella that matches tbe
costume I certainly a consummation
devoutly to be wished. It 1 better. If
one cannot possess one for every gown
to one's back, to carry a plain black
or very dsrk green, as they do not clash
3 Japanese umbrella handle of
carved ivory, with dragon head
4 Umbrella handle of antique ivory,
silver and wood in monkey de-
PRETTY BRIDAL GOWN
This pretty bridal gown la made of Ivory estln In princes style
wltb bolero of meueaellne de sol edged with a band of Brussels lace.
he frost It I caught by a rosette of orange blossoms. Th vet and
puffs of the leva arc alao of Brusael Uc with little bands of estln
strapped nroun-i them The veil Is of tulle with a border of laoe. Made
imlla silk snd trimmed wltb some pretty Imitation luce, this same
design will snake a moat desirable and very Inexpensive costume for aay
wltb other colore. Blaok la always
very proper nd particularly effective
with th long-handled Ivory or stag
horn handle carved in Oriental deelgns.
monkey, storks, or aay other grn
tesquerle. A vary handaome handle for rain or
un umbrella ia In East India hand
The' handle 1s very long and maaalve
and 1 carried with scene from Hindu
mythology snd set with top see. on
immense on being set in at the end.
Handles of natural wood are always
In good taste, snd many novelties are
shown, tha cabbage-stalk atlok being
perhaps the oddest.
Ths long, straight handle la still the
smartest thing. A new Idea Is the
sword handle. A bresxe, sllvsr or Ivory
sword handle la taken from a Turkish,
Chin or Japanese aword and ued aa
a handle for one's umbrella. These
handles are. of course, six to eight
Inches long and flat Ilk the handle of
a paper knife, and give a very odd
touch to any toilette , Sees handles are
fully two lnchea broad and only halt an
Never has there been a greater vev
rtety of bewltcWng pretty velle than la
found this season.
Especially 1 this true ef the long
lace and chiffon draped veils, aa the
malt fee veil Of net or mesh I rele
gated to the background in favor of
th long floating gosaamers of fUmay
silk sad laoe, A eretty face Is never
more appealing than when It 1 framed
by tb delicate drapery of oobweb veil
ing, and! even an unattractive fao Is
softened by the glamor of the soft flow
ing fascinating fold.
An Imported vll of real point lace
three yards long is seen, and 1 so rich
that It would lend a diatlnct tone to
th most modest toilette. Lace and chif
fon veils made with deep knife-plated
borders are cholc models.
Motoring velle now come In huge
squares. One very dashing example Is
of chiffon With s wide border of plal:i
blue and large dots in . the same color
aa large a pennies. Chiffon snd lace
veils dotted with little round velvet
flounce motlfe tn dainty colore are one
bf th newest conceits. Veils will be
worn over the face and not thrown back
on the hat as formerly, and will be
gracefully draped tn the back
Tnm the it Jossph atar.
mere's asajatttag la the Oobaa blood
That utaania eravtag hot
For battle, far s SBMaaa'a blood.
For powder, shell and abet-.
This lease to scraps
And sore mishaps.
Which wisdom asset forbid.
Therefor. "Bill" Taft
With weight aad ersrt
la eltttag ea the 114.
Ufa Inanraao Odditlae.
"A teetotaler," said an tnearanrs sgtat,
"is slway looked oa wltk raver as s risk,
bet 00 years ago tretotallsm wee considered in
jurious to th health, and bo company would
Insure s testotelsr's Uf except et sa axtrs
"Robert Warner, as ngaahmaa. ratker then
aay that high rate atsrted a temper, nee In
surant eaatpaay. All the tee tstale re Socked to
him to set the erdhuuy arts ere rete. HI
ssstir te e
5 Parasol handle of
Indian silver set
topea in top and
SO other jewels.
6 Parasol or um
brella handle of
snow white ivory
In dragon design.
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, m LI. woman would Ilk to be beau
V Hlatory tell ua bow Queen
Elisabeth, with all her ability,
mad a fool of herself because she waa
not willing that any other woman should
be thought better looking than herself:
because ehe could not be content with
Kme. de Btael, If history la to be be
lieved, sighed often. In spite of her
brains and the fame which she won
thereby, for the personal beauty which
was so hopelessly beyond her rssch; snd
one may read between the line of every
one of Oeorge Eliot's novels her admira
tion and eovetouenea of physical good
A fair faoe is a pleesant thing to be
hold, and they who are so fortunate aa
to possess it should be taught to look
upon It as on any other talent, to use
and, not abuse- it.
Every momnn haa the tight to make
herself ns good looking as she ean; nay,
more she owes It aa a duty to society
to do so.
Tot beauty, eThlch la purely physical,
la a frail thing at best, fsdlng boos
snd aurely under the hot suns and fierce
storms of life; and the faded beauty
which has nothing behind It, whloh la
only a wreck I pitiful Indeed.
The woman who, having been taught
that not being pretty ehe must, In order
to hold her own with the world, learn
how to be entertaining and useful, and
who ha taken the lesson widely to
heart, haa much tb advantage of such
a one in the long run. for Time ia a
merciless srtlst In face, and as ths
year go by he carve a line here, soft
en an outline there, until at last under
his touches the soul within, be It good
or evil, shines out clearly through the
Emerson says that a "beautiful woman
la a picture which drive all behold
ers nobly mad." But we cannot hang a
beautiful woman upon the wall aa s pic
tare, nor stand her upon a pedestal aa a
statue-, therefore, pleasant as beauty of
feature and symmetry of form are to the
eye, we require something more from
those who are part and parcel of our
W all know pretty faces for which
we care little or nothing, and homely
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7 Back of belt, with
ery and gold and
8 Belt of oriental
unique buckle in
Roman gold, set
Latest Parisian collar of lace and
12 Embroidered linen collar, with
latest jabot in linen and lace.
10 Belt of Chinese embroidery in
owl design and gold buckle.
countenances whteh are fair to our sight
because of tha sterling aouls whleh
underlie them. ,
There is a medium in all things, if
one ean find It, and the true lesson fee
children Is that whleh teaches both the
worth and worthlesaneaa of personal
beauty. A precious Jewel ahows ttj ferJ
greater advantage when handsomely set,
and she who to culture of heart and
mind adds rare personal attractions is
Yet the Jewel I still valuable even If
the setting be plain, and the connois
seur appreciates It. although the Ignor
ant may not be dassled by Its light.
Some of the most besutlful women In
the world never marry, or fail bf hap
piness when tbey do.
It Is sn undenable fact tht beautiful
women often make most unsatisfactory
wive. The truth Is that a beautiful wo
man wins admiration so easily that She
often falls te realise that there are
other Qualities whloh must be cultivated
In order to retain it. Wis la almost car-
plain Woman Is forced to cultivate In
Apart from any vanity, or from any
question of the fugitive quality of beau
ty a a foundation for love, a beautiful
woman haa, in moat cases, been so
spoiled by adulattdn that she cannot
realise, as her homely (later '-do, that
she moot exert herself after marriage
even if she ha never been called upon
to do so before.
How should she resile It? She haa
had no practice In being useful; sll that
has been asked of her hss been to be
There are certain qualities In a wife
whloh tb vast majority of men demand
and must have, or there will be trouble
la the family gentleness, sympathy,
honor, courage and helpfulness.
The woman who possesses the highest
attributes to character, womanliness, un
selfishness, wifely affection snd common-sens,
will make a far better wife
than ehe who haa only a lovely faoe and
A Parisian Romance That Has the
Elements of a Play.
Tiring of her plebeian name aad s
state of single blessedness, Maria Bulot
changed her title to the "Countess Ma
ria de la Molle," and act out from Parle
In search of . a husband. She was fol
lowed by her closest friend, M. Dubois
At Cabourg the "countess" met s
wealthy Belgian, M. van Hornaert, who
lost no time tn paying court to her. But
she was ef noble blood, she told him,
snd the sol heiress of the Marquis de
la Molle. who had left her In ill a
fortune of several millions.
M van Hornaert followed her te
Paris, where, to allay hie doubts, she
forged, with her maid's help, ths will
of the marquis tn her favor. The lover,
still suspicious, bribed the meld snd the
cook to watch their mistress sad re
port to him. The women told tne
"countess" of this, and their reports to
M. van Hornaert were excellent
The vnuntee' " scheme waa ruined
by a fight In th kitchen. a result
of which th cook was toid to go. She
went, snd th maid went with her; and
SIMPLE FALL COSTUME
tain to be spoiled, and in consequence 1 both together set to work to .blackmail
to be selfish
A beautiful woman, for instance. Is the
recipient, not the donor. Her lip are
accustomed to the phraee "Thank you."
The beauty is la the hsblt of receiving
attentions Instead of bestowing them.
She Is amiable usually, but her good
humor Is ths result of perpetual sun
shine Remove the aunshlne and alasl
Therein Ilea, the root of the mstter.
Marriage Is not perpetual sunshine any
more than life may be. And In marriage
beauty ia not enough; In fact, in the
weer and tear of daily life It counts for
nothing against the qualities which the
the unhappy "countess."
She paid them (120, but In two days
they asked for more. She refused, and
Instantly the pair went to M. van Hor
naert and told him th lady' hlatory.
They then went to the felthful friend
Dtibola and slandered their mistress to
such purpose that he vowed net to see
Deprived of her lover, her friend, snd
most of her money, the "COUUe" pros
ecuted th Servants ror niacamau.
The paramount question with hoprais
ers: To seU bf net to sell.
' SBSBXexewr-rJff u 1
Thia pretty and simple 'suit ts made of
early fall the ehort sleeves ere worn, but fob-
be better to have the asm assign carried ofi
The bolero coat open over a waiat of
raffles of the same laoe at tha elbow.
Tbe shawl cellar of ths coat and th bit tone
ef brown velvet The deep girdle I of an
brown ledlss olnth. For
a winter coatum it would
t with a lona sleeve i
ffled lace, th sleeves have
are of a darker shade
Uxact match in brown satin.