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pollou// jfye^e Dir^etiops ¦jfte perfect as % (Jei?-

a9d U/itl7 a i||i§|l||i uii^e pari5iai7 Bit of
You <Sai) '5au ?
Is not writtpn for the woman of cour.tcr willnot be able to tell you wheth- lap the top and bottom pieces or 2 and 5 fourths of a- Inch apart, and cut the
dross reform. It has no interest for er you prefer pink or blue. The ribbon is over the center ones. This makes the whalebones down to flt. Insert and. turn
i her who prefers to wear a ;»otato to be a double-faced satin, two inches proper curves at the bottom. over edges.
Back gathered about the neck. For wide. Be sure itIs heavy to avoid stretch- The side piece or 6 comes next. Cut four *The back or 10 la divided Into four parts.
it's all about that bewitching little pick- ing out of shape. You willneed flve yards, of this kind, as they are doubled to gain Be' sure and leave the second space from
pocket, the French corset, and how to at a* cents. extra strength. Put together In the same the back vacant. This must be used for
koop your money out of its hands. Don't economize on your lacing cord, as way as you did the front pieces, number the eyelets.
You non-reformers who listen, how a silk one costs only 25 cents, and the rib- 6 lapping over 4 and 2 over 3. The finishing' touch is ready. Make
many times have you seen your purses bon demands good findings. Ten cents' There are only three pieces that form what is left of your ribbon into the most
collapse when the French corsrt hnd laid worth of whalebones Is enough Your the side back. chic bow that you know how to make
hold of them? Twfive or fifteen dollars is need not be bought; take them from
stf els Baste 7, S and 9 to side. part 6. lapping and catch it In a Frenchy, flyaway fash-
nothing to sper.d for that Lit of steel aii'j Romn old corset, in which they have 7 and 9 over 8. -Now you are ready to use ion in front. . If you have any friend In
ribbon and lace. And ifyou are one whose grown to fit you. Eyelets will have to be the last and third large piece, or number the millinery business get her to make
purse flattens faster than itfillst then you punched, at the cost of 23 cents. A leather 10. Fit the, pieces upon 10 as they were the bow, for bowmaking Is an art that
have seen the time when the cost of a dealer will do the work neatly. Now fitted upon 6. The fullness, which is made few amateurs ever master.
by the small pieces," form3 the necessary Ifyou must have more frllla and fur-
corset left you hatless or bootless or then, IfJohn Insists upon seeing an item-
fullness to flt over the hips. belows, a yard of lace and baby ribbon
EO-.-nJess. All because you must have the ized account, ought this to shock him?
perfect Parisian outline. Five yards ribbon at 33 cents $175 After the side is well basted together may be stitched at the top of the corset.
Of course, you must. Who blames you? One silk lace ~. 25 stitch on the machine. '.This must be done Liace at 40 cent* will do very well and
"Whalebones ; 10 or else you willbe forever in a state of still keep below the three dollar mark.
But did you know that you can have it For punching eyelets 25
for the price of $2 35 and an afternoon's
ripping. This corset will flt any waist from twen-
labor? Total X $2 35 At this stage of the manufacture the ty to twenty-six inches. IfItshould prove
The chances are you have sewing silk front steels are the only stiff part of the too large, number 6 may be trimmed off.
"Tape," you say. No, not tape, by any in the house. Get it out and you are garment. Stitch the sides or number 6 "Who says we can't copy Paris fashions
means; but satin ribbon, the best on the ready to begin. into five whalebone slips, about three- upon our home sewing machines?
market. Tou may have ~uch a corset ss If your steels are too long, file them
Van Ness avenue is- paying twelve or down. Eleven Inches is the required
more dollars for. and at such a price as length. .
makes you think that something Is wrorp. Cut ribbon to same length in half and
But Just try and see. Come back on your cover the steel3, the corded edges Infront.

ewn daftness for damages if,after read- Overcast strongly with buttonhole twist,
ing these directions, you can't produce a. as most of the Strain comes on the steel.
corset that any tailor In town willbe will- The eleven-Inch strip is numbered 1.
ing to fit your next suit over. Next cut out numbers 2, 3, 4 and 5. Cut
First of all. make up your mind before two of each Inorder to save time, as both
you start out to shop what color you want Bides are exactly alike. Baste them upon
your corset to be. The girl at the ribbon 1in order. If there is any extra length

Professor Le Brae of Ant-

werp Will Come to Cal5=- hypnotism and otAer mental forces, has ing box. It can be freely moved about la
fore la to Solve '.the opened paths which may lead to results the
in regard to our knowledge of the won- bothinvisible
derful lite principle
vapor. According, then, to
sight and feeling, there, la nothing:
within us that willbe there In the boiler. Yet this tmfeelable.

Flystery of Life.. accounted .the most marvelous accom- invisible something that we call steam,
plishment of all. time. can move the lifeless parts of the engine
What adds more interest to the search, w/vh " a. power which ;will overcome all
Continued from Page 3. . ever seen one suffering from the feeble-
ness of senility. In fact, they appear to
- as far as the popular, mind is concerned, earthly resistance, crushing rocks and

is the fact that the life principle Is now scaling mountains. A yet more Intangible
Itlvely in the way of prolonging human supposed by the t most advanced scien-
have no death except that of accidental force is the electric current 'which ener-
life— the most valued, the only' thing of tists to be a ponderable agent— a thing gizes the dynamo, doing Its work when
real worth In the who!e of our posses- or Intentional violence.. 5 r, having a concrete, existence capable of properly adjusted and controlled without
Life, the dearest of
sions. all of our posses- being ", measured . and possibly controlled. noise, heat or any form
In a way science sions. Is, for some unaccountable reason, • of atmospherlo
negative has done ¦"According to these 'recent discoveries it
something, for it has conquered diseases the least prized. A man willalways risk disturbance. Shut off the steam, stop
his life to save his hat and court apo-' la the 'potency of this life spirit that the electric current, and the engine and
which interfered with life, but for the plexy to -recover a collar button. moves. our bodies and enables us to per- dynamo are both "dead." No more
normal body, healthy to begin with, fort- form our^ labor; that the. muscles are dead, though/ than ;
With certain death staring us all in the they were before- In
unate and without accident or disease, , mere inert and powerless tools, Incapable reality—merely that the energy has de-
fcience can do nothing, and is powerless face, who is there that gives any. time to parted. So in the human body It is the
of movement, in themselves except as
to arrest Its steady inarch to the grave. the care of his body with the object of , "
'. nToyr^ ¦•*;v this "subtle fluid.- which is ln- unseen energy which has the, real strength
f It is well known that the' body has preserving its life and usefulness? Wo Vvislble and intangible. To illustrate this and does the work. .
the power of renewing Itself; that every paint our houses, cover our guns with In the coarser cells of the Batrachoseps
rust preventive, varnish the pictures.
.the steam engine is taken as an example. the working of this force may be studied.
seven years each one of its molecules Is .'The engine itself ; has no power. The Its true nature discovered, and In time It
replaced by a new one. Thus there Is sheath our 'ships '. with copper.' and tar steam in the' boiler Is Invisible. Ifa stir- may be brought under control as steam
noreason why an old body should not their rigging— all. to the end that their ring rod is . introduced through a pack- and electricity have .been.
be £s good as new. Sharks and some Inanimate substance may bo preserved.
other Inhabitants of the tea. as far ub But our bodies that have earned us., all
Is known, have no time limit set upon we have— the only home of our soul .on
their lives, but live and grow until from earth-rwe leave them.^ to . be preyed upon Little Hiss Peary Was Born Farther North Than
v*ry bulk they become fco unwieldy -that
they surpass all of their, prey In slzo
by weather and time, and seem to
delight in-" torturing our-corporeal frames Any Other; White Child in the World.
bo much that it can dodge and escape with clothes Jkii&t Incommode and hinder, t? ITTLE Marie Aknighito Peary, not seen her since she was 11 months old.
their clumsy motions.' Then, weakened with foods that poison, or; at best 'half; daughter of the famous explorer, An Eskimo named Keshu was the first
from lack of substance, they In turn ar« nourish and with"drinks that ln-
the answer, and remember that each mis- cmlnence, ;Is confronted: by.half a dozen :yet
attacked by smaller but more vigorous flamo and rasp,
with numbing narcotics 'unsettled. .When such very plain and , otherywbite^child in the world, dur-^ Marle In her arms. He recognized the
doing will snap brie of the 'little fibers of' higher, and •more distant which
enemies and destroyed. that short circuit the nerves, waste their were :all ;material, problems as this are yet to be Ing one of her.father s expeditions to nnd\c hild at once, notwithstanding the chango
the none-too-sturdy thread of life."I." unsuspected .before.
solved. It Is , no wonder, that the impon- the pole.' Her: birthday occurred on Sep. that a few years had made in her appear-
Science ha* taught u« to feed ourselves precious life currents and wear out the Until the study of these large-celled lise- So little, » in:fact. :Is known, of :life that ternber 12, 1S93, at Anniversary Lodge, ance, and • he.danced "about her so vigor-
for mu&cular strength, for warmth pro- human dynamo. --Nature Is indeed kind derable agency 'we. call, life,Is 'still In an then Lieutenant' Peary's- headquarters In ously in his excess of delight and kept up

ards was commenced; it-had seemed as itr is, not possible to even 5 Intelligently, unknown .realm •;' awaiting the 'i coming of Northern Greenland. ,;, such a succession of shouts that Marie at
ducing, for brain work, but for life pro- to us to" permit alf this and stlll^ work
ducing there has -been found no food, be- faithfully trying to repair the damage;
though the search for tho essence of life,. theorize upon it..
Its nature or origin, was hopeless.
-\" '• ',, some pioneer discoverer.
• Twice since Marie has visited the coun- nrst was somewhat alarmed. But perhaps
try of her birth.-once In'the'summer of memories. Ion:; forgotten.-came back to
: ¦"¦ ItIs difficult to conceive how. little we
. cause we do not know what life Is. more the" subject was '• Investigated
but she does take a. little satisfaction in '

I 'With -next' spring.' when the Belgian sci-

*, 1&97 and once again this year. It was on her and soothed her feara.
It Is a notable fact that migratory ani- giving uk twinges of pain as a:reproof. '^the^
know,', for t so much has been" discovered
farther away it Beemed. as' difficulties] recently that it seems as though"' science
entist arrives ;here, will¦" begin the 'most
¦ July 20 last that-Marie; and her: mother
sailed from, St. Johns. N.F.,' on the
Keshu was quickly followed by all the
inhabitants of Cape York who were abla
mals, and particularly, birds which rpend Do not blame your luck, then, when some- arose not singly but in' ever-broadening Important: experiments: In;biology that stanch ship the Windward.to join Lieu-
had; every thing; In';its grasp, yet '¦ the "very jbeen!'' made. ,.The -work ;
to jump along the ice, and .they gathered
their summers in the north and winters thing hurts you, but say, rather, "What vistas, plied on' each other as 'mountains,, simple ;question of re- tenant Peary in the frozen north.
¦ / In a ring around" Marie, their faces shin-
- that:these few .lines are» concerned,
In the south, seem never to give, evidences have I
d old a»c, and certainly no person bu punishment?"
done to bring on this deserved range upon range, -where the .^traveler,
.of.whether ,the 'earth is a
i: molten globule with, a thin; crust ;on lit,

Think and you will find as ho accomplishes' the ascent of each or a solid suhere of moderate coolness, ia
cent*; years In chemistry of vegetable and But-it.
animal ,substances, in electricity of ;the 1897
Her arrival
was the
signal of
In ing with pleasure and all ejaculating In
chorus. "Na, na. nana. nana!" which Is an
eel- Eskimo greeting of welcome and expres-
rarer forms, and particularly in teleDathy. ebration among the Eskimos, who bad slve of great delight.—Ledger Monthly. .