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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View This Issue
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White Jacket Popular,
By CHER1E NICHOLAS
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In th white Jacket which tops the dark
frock or skirt, a distinctly new trend of
thought has been opened to the world of
fashion. This movement reflects the Influ
ence of the vogue which culls for sharp
contrast at Uie same time that It re
spond to the Insistent demand of the
mode for costume detail which Is dar
Now that the white-Jacket vogue
baa been set In motion. Its popularity
Is Increasing with leaps anil bounds.
In developing the theme, designs are
employing materials of every descrip
tion. Cottons, linens and such are as
much In favor for these smart little
Immaculately white Jackets as are the
handsomest of silk crepes, satins and
One notes In the style parade maybe
a white velvet Jacket here, a white
crepe Jacket there, with many a Jack
et of white all-over eyelet embroidery
here, there and everywhere, each- one
of them posed over a skirt or dress of
oaTy, black or brown as the case may
oe. The clever Jacket to the left In
the picture Is of vogulsh eyelet em
broidered batiste. It Is smartly belted
with black patent leather. Its shapely
pep! urn and flowing elbow length
sleeves are outstanding details. The
Rhubarb Betty Liked
as a Dessert
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Here are two old friends who, In a
good many homes, have Dever met
each other. Rhubarb, by Itself served
as sauce !i sufficiently familiar to
teed no introduction; in fact, this Is
almost the only form In which many
people know rhubarb. Even when they
enjoy rhubarb pie, the rhubarb Is
aauce before It Is pie. "Betty"
bread crumbs and fruit, baked In alter
nate layers Is most often "apple bet
ty," sometimes peach or prune betty.
There Is no reason, however, why rhu
barb betty should not vary the spring
desserts and be popular with the fam
ily. It may be made with sweetened
rhubarb sauce or raw sliced rhubarb,
sprinkled with sugar and alternated
The sand fairies went rushing out to
the eea fairies. The sea fairies
laughed as they fell right over them
with their boats of foam In which
they were riding.
"Ab," suld the sea fairies, "aren't
you glad you Joined us? Our boats
are coing so well today.
"There nre do boats In the world
like the breaker boats."
"They seem to have rather rough
names," said the imnd fairies. "Of
course," said the sea fairies, "and
they ore good and rough, too.
"Although of course It Is the ocean
that helps. These boats will not
come out unless the ocean Is Just
"When the ocean Is Just right they
do what the ocean tells them to do,
"We think old Mother Ocean Is pret
ty powerful. She rules the waves.
"She rules the breakers. And she
rulea the bouts which we call the
"Some people Just call them break
ers, and others cull them high waves
or anarv waves, or waves covered
with whltecaps and foam."
"Here, here, here," whistled a voice
from nbove. It was the voice of old
"Now, don't you start saying that
Mother Ocean does all the work,
do some of It myself.
Fairy Tale for the
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dress Is black fiat crepe. When this
young woman dous her chnpoau, It
very likely will be either white straw
of some sort, for the lntest fashion
formula calls for white millinery to
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Some Homemade Candy Recipes
By NELLIE MAXWELL
There It no moment like ths
prinL Th mn who will not n
cut his resolutions when they
art fresh upon him cn have bo
hop from them; afterwards they
will be dissipated, lost, and perleh
la the uurry and scurry of th
world, or sunk In the slough of
Indolence. Maria Edj-eworth.
A piece of home-made candy Is al
ways a welcome addition to any meal.
Date Nut Roll.
Boll one cupful of
with two and one
half cupfuls of
sugar to the soft
ball stage. Addons
package of dates
sliced and stir well
into the mlrture, cooking for a few
minutes; now add two cupfuls of nuts
chopped. Cool, turn out on a buttered
with buttered, spiced crumbs. The
United States Department of Agricul
ture has tested the following propor
I tbs. melted butter
or other fat
4 Up. salt
1 quart fine, dry
1 quart sweetened
or t quarts raw
Cinnamon or nut
mea Mix the fat and salt with the
crumbs. I'lare the rhubarb and the
crumbs In alternate layers In a greased
baking dish and sift the cinnamon or
nutmeg over the top. Buke the pud
ding In a moderate oven. If rhubarb
sauce Is used, this will require about
By MARY GRAHAM BONNER
"I am a friend of Mother Ocean, 1
am, ana i line to neip ner.
"Oh dear, oh dear," laughed the sea
fairies. "The wind must always get
some praise, too."
"Of course I must,' said the wind.
"There are so many people who abuse
talk about the 'frightful
wind,' and the 'terrible wind' and the
'great gale' that I am blowing up."
"Oh. well, well." said the sea
fairies, "you can't please every one
We're satisfied, so that's enough
praise for you today, Mr, Wind.
"And we know you help Mother
Ocean. But we like to teuse you
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top the white Jacket which Is worn.
with a dark costume,
Competing with tho Jacket which Is
pure white Is the Jacket which con
trasts tho dark color of the dross with
bright color. The arresting costume
Illustrated to the right Is designed In
black and yellow wool crepe. The
close fitting Jacket Is worn over a
blouse of yellow flat crepe that has
sleeves half ln-half black and yellow.
The srttrf tied at tho neck Is also In
black and yellow.
One after another these striking
contrasts between Jacket and skirt
are to be seen wherever fashionables
gather. Sometimes It Is white, which
enlivens black or navy. Then again
comes nlong a Jaunty white summer
fur coatee or bolero worn with gray,
for gray with white Is very smart.
(,0, 1)11. Wnt.rn Nuwapttw I'nloa )
A man Is generous to a fault when
he falls to correct IL
Miami university, Oxford, Ohio, jvas
founded 122 years ago.
A small rent In a reputation soon
becomes a large hole.
It's their crooked ways that enable
some men to make ends meet.
The man who Is In love with him
self has uo fear of being Jilted.
The rooster Is a tidy bird. He In
variably carries a comb with him.
Collected modern proverbs are io
often mere prattling.
You enn't escape criticism, even If
you never say or do an unpleasant
platter and knead until creamy and
stiff. Shape neatly Into a roll, wrap In
a damp cloth, place In a covered con
tainer and keep cold until ellced.
Maple Fudge. Boll together one
cupful each of granulated sugar and
maple sugar, one tablespoonful of
corn sirup, a few grains of salt, one
half cupful of water and when the
mixture Is a thick sirup add one half
cupful of evaporated milk. Stir and
cook until It testa for the soft balL
Let stand to cool. When the candy
Is cool enough to bold the hand on
the bottom of the pan, It la ready to
stir. At the first ali.TJ of stiffening
turn Into a buttered pan; It will be
smooth and glossy; when cool enough
cut Into aquares.
Pralines. Boll together one-half
cupful of cream, one and aeven
elghtha cupfuls of powdered sugar and
20 minutes. If raw rhubarb !s used,
cover the baking dish at first and bake
for 25 minutes, or until the rhubarb
Is tender. Serve the pudding hot with
or without hard sauce.
Kill Cloth Moths
Clothes moths can be kilted In a
bandy way by using a noninfinmmable
mixture of three parts of ethylene dl
cblortde and one part carbon tetra
chloride. The mixture Is put In pans
above the clothes or high up In the
closet and left for 2-1 hours to evap
orate without opening the door or lid.
Use one quart to 200 cubic feet of
1 sometimes by giving Mother Ocean all
"It never falls to make you very
"I suppose that la what you like,"
said Mr. Wind.
"Of course," said the sea fairies.
"Then you blow up Into a rage and
we have more fun than ever, and the
breaker boats go so wonderfully."
"I should say they did," said one
poor little sand fulry, who had been
knocked over and over all the time
by the sea fairies."
But she really didn't mind. It had
all been quite Jolly. The sea fairies
wore their fluffy white dresses and
their green shoes and stockings. Such
gorgeous green shoes and stockings
as they were.
And their collars and hats were
like glorious white ruffles all made
by Mother Ocean.
All of the sea fairies were now
back In their boats and bow the
breuker boats did toss and break I
They roared with the fun, and the
low, deep voice of Mother Ocean mur
mured all the time:
"That Is right, my children. Enjoy
yourselves. You are ho beautiful, so
young and so active. It does my old
watery heart good to see you."
And the sea fnrles went on rolling
back and forth In their breaker boats.
And os they wont they played with
the sand fairies on the beach.
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I Cretonne, Linen Used to Cover Chairs
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at Arlcullur.l WNU WmvIh
When we apeak of slip covers we
generally have In mind the dust cov
ers of cretonne, linen, and other wash
able materials that are used to make
the house look cooler In hot weather,
or to protect the furniture.
There Is, however, another very use
ful type of slip cover which Is made
as a substitute for upholstery. These
covers are removable, but they are
much more snug fitting than the dust
cover type. A slip cover of this kind
Is Intended to be a permanent part
Removjbls Slip Cover Snapptd On.
of the chair, but because It I detach
able, It can be removed and cleaned
or laundered when necessary. Anoth
er advantage of these removable up
holstery covers Is that if the chair
Is wanted In a different room a new
slip can be made for it at relatively
little expense to harmonize with tho
Many materials are suitable for slip
covers. Cotton fabrics are particu
larly adaptable to this purpose be
cause they are easy to handle, and
launder welL However, If the slip
cover Is t take the place of uphol
stery, the heavier cotton fabrics such
one cupful of maple sirup. When tried
In cold water and a soft bait is formed
remove and heat until creamy, adding
two cupfuls of pecan meats and drop
from a teaspoonful on a buttered paper
or pour Into small gem pans.
Chocolate Filling. Alelt foursquares
of chocolate; add to two well beaten
yolks of eggs one and one-half cup
fuls of sugar, one-half cupful of milk
and one tablespoonful of butter. Cook,
stirring constantly and boll for one
minute, remove from the Are, add the
melted chocolate and a teaspoonful of
vanilla ; beat until thick. Add chopped,
seedless raisins and nuts. If desired.
This make an Icing which will re
main soft and has a beautiful gloss.
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An Attractive Way to Serve Chicken
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Dishes a la King Require Crisp Accompaniment and Little Other Starchy Food.
(Prepared by the United Stt rnrtment
of Agriculture.) WNU Service.
Dishes "a la King" are character
ized by a large proportion of mush
rooms, a sauce made of pure cream
or rich milk, and various flavoring In
gredients umong which green pepper Is
generally Included. The resulting rich
and delicious mixture Is served on
patty shells In restaurants, but Indi
vidual pastry cups baked In muflln
rings are satisfactory If patty shells
cannot be obtained. Or tho chicken
mixture may be served on toast.
"Chicken a la King" was named for
the hotel chef who first served chicken
In this way, but the same sauce may
tie used ftir other "a la King" dishes.
All of them are rich and need some
crisp ruw vegetable such as celery
hearts, or radishes, or both, as un ac
compunlment. Chicken a la King.
1 fowl, 4 to s lbs.
1H tsps. minced
f cups cream
( tbs, butter
2 tbs. flour
t small green pop
pers lt4 lbs, mushrooms
(cut In pieces)
t egg yolks
as rep, dvnlm, and crush are to be
preferred. Any materials for a cover
of this kind should be preshrunk,
Tho Illustrations show how the bu
reau of home economics of the United
States lVpartment of Agriculture has
used slip covers over the worn and
faded upholstery of shiiib padded
chairs In a room with bright-colored
tig u red whitlow draperies. A plnln
blue green cotton rep which repeated
one of the colors In the hangings was
chosen for the slip covers, Heady
made black sateen cording In (he
seams gave character to the covers
and repeated the color of I lie painted
chair frames. Itefore making the slip
covers, the bureau speclallsis Im
proved the chairs, originally a drab
green shade, by painting them with
two coats of black enamel, When fin
ished, therefore, the chairs were In
harmony with the other furnishing
of the room.
"In making a slip cover of this
kind," says the bureau, "lit the ma
terial right on tho chair, wrong side
up, unless there Is a pronounced fig
ure which must bo centered Mark
lines for seams with pencil or tailor's
chalk. Cut out tho fabric with liberal
allowances. Sew the cording first to
the straight edge of the side strips or
'boxing,' as these strips are called;
then carefully baste this strip to the
front and back sections, keeping the
filling or crosswise threads of the ma
terial always parallel to the floor. In
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Removable Red 8Hp Cover for Chair.
most materials, the rounded corners
can be slightly eased onto the straight
"Cut the front section of the back
cover long enough to pass under the
lower edge of the frame and snap to
the lower edge of the back section."
Scarf Now Entrenched
for Evening Occasions
Whether or not senrfa would become
as firmly Intrenched In evening affairs
as In daytime ones Is something we
were not certain of until we saw some
of the latest evening gowns There
they were, each frock had Its own
scarf that could be wound about the
throat or worn trailing out In back
A most Intriguing idea.
Tut the dressed thicken on a rack
In a kettle, add one-half teaspoonful
of salt, barely covor with hot water,
partly cover the kettle and sluimei
for two to two und half hours, or until
the chicken Is tender. Let cool In the
broth, then drain, removo the meal
from the bones and cut Into even
sized pieces. Tho broth can be uti
lized for soup.
Heat the cream In a double boiler
Wend the flour with three teaspoon
fula of the butter, and stir Into the
cream until thickened. Melt the re
maining butter In a skillet, ndd the
green pepper and mushrooms, and
cook for a few minutes over low heat
I'.eiit tho egg yolks, stir a small quan
tity of the thickened crcara Into them
and ndd to the rest of the suuee. Add
remaining Ingredients and heat thor
oughly. Servo In patty shells or on
Chicken a la King Is often served
as the main dish of a formal luncheon
or buffet supper, but the family will
like It Just as well for dinner. The
reclpo has been tested by tho bureau
of homo economics of tho UnlteJ
Stutes Department of Agriculture.
by Lieut. Frank E. Hagart
"Heaven, Hell or Hoboken!"
Mention Clirlalnius In connection
with the World war and one thinks
first of Unit historic Christinas da
when Itrltlsli Tommy and Herman
r'rlli crawled out of their trenches and
there In the desolation of No Man's
(.and, whero I he phrase "pence on
rarth, good will lo men" was a bit let
mockery, met and friiternlr.ed for a
little while before going buck to tbs
grim tasl. of killing each other. Of
one tuny recall the Idle promjso of a
certain well Intended If III advised
"peace eipwlHIon" lo "get the boyi
out of tho Ireiiches by Christmas,"
Hut It remained for the American
fighting man to make a promise, tn
which Chrlstmns was concerned,
which win kept, llemcml er lbs
phrase, "Heaven, Hell or lloboken by
Christum I" which became a by word
In the A. 13. V. In IIMST Where did
that saying originate) General I'cr
Iblng has been credited with having
said It first. Hut then, a lot of say
ings have ben credited to the Amer
ican enmmnnder In rhlef which he
never uttered. It sounds more like the
boast of a soldier In the rnnks than
tho prophecy of a general, and here
Is one authority for the fact that It
did originate there.
The story by J. (I. Mlnard of I'etbauv
N. Y, follows; "Shortly lifter midnight
on June 2, lt)19, I stood at the edge of
IleJIeau Wood when a battalion of ma
rines who bnd been relieved emerged
I asked the sergeant what the verdict
was and bo milled, 'Oh. we bav
their number, and II I going fo he
Heaven, Hell or Hoboken by Christ
mas.' This was the first time 1 had
beard the remark, and the next day I
embodied It In a letter home,
New Yorkers of the Twenty seventh
division saw something of the mental
havoc wrought by years of enemy oc
cupation when they liberated village
after village during the closing dnys
of the war. And they will recognise
this story. It happened while one
of the outfits of llm Twenty seventh
was resting at Aresnea, which bad
Just been taken from the Germans
after four years of occupation. An
American corporal, who bad been
through much fighting without a
scratch, was killed by a stray shell
The corporal was a fine aoldler,
man of French descent who spoke the
language. He had made friends In
the village, was of the Catholic faith,
so It was decided ( bury him lo tho
local church yard.
A French priest was found for the
Service. Helng very short handed, with
only a few Americans In the village,
four flermnn prisoners were tumid
out to dig the grive and carry the
atretcher. A squad of Australians
acted aa guard of honor. The little
procession filed through the village,
the corporal a strange figure, sewed
up In burlap on the stretcher.
The priest ws well along In (he
service, and the German prisoner!
were ready with their spades to throw
In the dirt when en aged peasant
came clumping la Perhaps he was
(lured after years of hardship and en
emy domination. The old man peered
Into the grave, asked what was going
on. He wa told in American aol
dler was being burled.
Then he aaw the flermana, stand
ing meekly by with their apnde. Sud
denly he went mad. Seizing a spade,
be made for the Germans, shouting
that they, who had killed ao many,
should be burled, and not this Amer
ican. The service halted while two
stalwart Australians with some diffi
culty pried the patriarch off the
Many are the stories told about that
picturesque character Colonel "Spike"
(Nail 'Km to the Cross) Hetitiessy of
the artillery. "Spike" waa rough, and
he liked bis men to be outspoken.
One of the lieutenants who served
under hi in when he cominnnded the
artillery training camp at I .a Courtlne
tells that at one time the doughty col
onel became "hepped" on the aubject
It was bis Idea, at the time, that the
war was to be won by tanks, and tha'.
any soldier who was any shakes of a
man should join the tank unit he was
forming, ('nine a day when the col
onel was In hla olllce surrounded by
bis satellites, dispensing Justice In 1 i
own way. A soldier of lough nppenr
ance stepped forward.
"Spike" gave the man the look
which quailed even the stoutest.
"What do you waul?"
"Sir, I want to get out of I tie tanks. '
Awed silence, while everyone waited
for the storm fo break.
Then the colonel, with ominous
calm: "Oh, you do. What's the matter
with the tanks?"
"Sir, I have heard you are to he In
command of them."
Second lieutenants linked about fur
tively for exit. ICven the colonel
was a hit tnken nbnck. For h moment
It seemed he might be vlalled by t
stroke. Then he smiled.
"Don't like me, do you."
"All right." suld Ilia colonel. "Yod
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