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Carry Your Lunch to Work;
Saves Money and Tips;
Another Blow at H. C. of L.
Make Lunch Box Luncheons the Fashion Pat Out-of-Doora
Whenever It Is Possible.
By Marguerite Dean.
' " Cowrlht, 10. tx The rrtn PubllihJnt Co. ltln NfW Totk Etrnlni World.)
LET tho lunch box como In with which to cat an opon-uir lunchi the
tho ovorallal alt air and tho view aro eUro-ftro ap
A few ot tho blue-dcnlmed plo- petlzefs. Thero Is also wpaco In City
neers liavo offered this latest sugges- Hall Park for noonday picnic parties.
Hon for beating: the profiteer, and it For that mattcn, thero Is no city or
is an excellent one. For no man or wo dlnancc to atop any one from strolling
man to-day can buy an appetising,
nutritious and CHEAP lunch In the
City of New York.
Ever since 1914 the prices of food
have been advancing steadily, both In
tho expensive and tho Inexpensive
(at l6ast they were ONCE) lunch
rooms. The coming ot Prohibition
The outdoor homemade lunoh.
drove the last Aall in the coffin of
Good, cheap food. Downtown Mou
quln'a and. many another favortto re
sort for tho noon meal have been
swept aside by tho progress of arid
ity. In those few restaurants which
remain a man now pays $2 for the
sort of moal ho used to buy for $1.
In tlho so-called popular prlco
places food has rone up at least 100
per cent, portions aro smaller and
the nickel Is practically useless, as a
coin of barter. The stenographer and
the ofllco boy are Just as muoh ex
ploited by the lunch room profiteers
as are tholr employers in their more
Th-.fi nhv shouldn't wa sro back to
tho good old custom of carrying our
lunch from homo In a neat box or
cvon a paper bag? Some wise young
women downtown do It now; In cer
tain big business buildings, such as
that of tho Now York Telephone
Company, there Is furnished hot tea
rind coffeo to accompany the "basket
picnics" of the employees. As the
days grow warmer other young
women will bo seen In Boclable towos
und threes on tho .benches of the' open
churchyards at Iteotor Street and
Broadway and nt Fulton Htreet and
Broadway, eating their sandwiches
from lraper boxes and breathing the
soft, BUnllt air.
For those further downtown, liat
tory Park la a charming place In
CowtU'it. 1950. Ir Tri Vm PublUUm Co. (Tin Ntw York Enlnj World )
OF course, a widow MAY be a victim, but more oftor. who makes one.
Misery lovs company, and It Is tho unhappily married who yearn
to marry off others. Tho happy couple Keep their fingers
crossed and know that mlrnclas happen only once.
Often a woman gives but half an ear to her husband's conversation bo-
cuuso she Is so busy thinking about tho things ho doesn't tell her.
And now Kansas City Joins Philadelphia In putting the lid on tho sub-dub.
Pretty soon tho poor child will navo no personal llbeity at all.
"My women friends never believed mo when I declined dove parties because
I wiih lunching with my husband," Haid 'a devoted n He. "So now 1
tdi them I'm lunching with some one else's husband and 'they quite
J'ri'ti ' buulielois must pay a 10 por cent, tax, but they probably flguro
it. worth It.
r- LAB Ever body:
Most of the
lJ wear and tenr' of this world
eomiH from waste.
When nu uro tired you have liepn
u:itliic cither your tlnio or your
Whi'ii you aro broke ou have been
wasting your gehrroslty or your
iime, for tlmo Is money.
To-day In mntiiifftctiirlng Just ns
much attention Is paid to wttst ns
io production nnd so It should bo
with you anil your dally nffulrs.
It is all wpII enough to spend your
Hum in uspftil uniUMomrnt and It Is
(i I, iRlu to bo generous. Hnwevrr,'
j,o man who m'lnlngly gets prulse
for "sharing tho shirt on his back"
along the sidewalk eating his noon
day sandwich or orange a la Ben
Franklin, who munohed one loaf and
carried another under his arm In tho
days when bread was a really cheap
urtlcle of food!
Thin Is uat the season of tho year
In which to start the fashion of
No waiters' tips, slow service or
Pretty nice, eh?
lunch-box luncheons. In cold weather
nobody wants to eat outdoors, and
most persons feel the need of some
sort ot hot food In tho middle of tho
day. But from now till autumn
sandwiches, homemade cake and
fruit aro an l3eal moal at noon.
Tho lunch box not only saves
money, Including tips even the pa
tron of tho chain lunch rooms feels
that his or her self-respect requires
tho bestowal of a dime or nickel tlpl
Tho lunch box saves time how much
tlmo will be realized only by the
business man or woman who has
waited wearily from half (o throe
quarters of an hour In order to ob
tain grudgipg and Inaccurate oervico
In a restaurant during the noon rush.
"Why shouldn't Wall Street start
the fashion of eating luncheon out of
lunch boxesT with plenty of "lamb"
sandwiches, of course! Why shouldn't
J. P. Morgan or E. H. Gary each
come downtown with his llttlo lunch
box under his arm? It would bo a
lesson In thrift which would set tho
And If Hlzzoner would only bring
HIS lunch from Bushwlck Avenuo tho
proposed fashion would becomo a
rage all tho eating places would
either go out of busineas or cut down
Iet's get after those fellows while
we're, gunning for the clothes profi
teers. The lunch box was (,ood enough
for the boys and girls who went to the
llttlo red school house. Then Isn't it
good enough for YOU?
All the Presidential candidates .aro
wooing tho voto of Woman but
sho's going to Use her leap year
right to pick for herbclf.
Who says Prohibition doesn't nrohlblt
ror every one unable or unwilling
to pay a dollar ror a highball?
A man tells lies to make money; a
woman tells llos to taku It uwuy
There's no use being In a hurry to
forgive un enemy: one run tinvays
do that when one can't do anything
rlMG o htm, ,
The fat man taken his cllo from Hob
ert Browning, who wroto; "And I
cIioohu nover to stoop,"
-'' 1 . -
may bo n public charge in tho poor-
Iioiiho before he leaves this world.
If there Is snluetlilng wrong with
ou today find out where thero
lias hcon wnBte. Tiien stop it
Poor Little Income!
fppTde I Hey too! )
LITTLE INCOME ?
A Plea for the Horse
By Sophie Irene Locb.
Copjrliiit. 10!0. by The 1'rtM PuMIJilnj Co. (Tba Ntw York titnlni Wulil.t
A HEADEH writes me as follows: trouble to him. In the summer, the
'To-duy I saw a poor horso hot asphalt and the mad hurry, times
break his leg and wait very roUumber' brln untlmoly dcaths
patiently, oh, so patiently, an hour Not only this, but tho high cost of
nnd a half for his owner to come and spnee gives him vory little room for
have him shot.
" V man one of
it l!-ist hundred
at least a nunclrui,
iv negro, palte-1
and stood with
him most of tho
time, so I re-
marked to a worn-
an near me how
lie a u 1 1 f u 1 tills
kindness to till
poor suffering nut-
mal wns. when sho
turned In nniazu-
mcnt und iuid.
Why. do tlvv
mtTer? 1 thoiiKlit
they had no feelings.'
"My tears wore beginning to fall, - o
I could not anavvor her. But would
you In your own way write a few lines
making It plain that tho dumb nni'iial
Is thero truly a person with feeling
so deud that ho does not know or care
about tho pain of a speechless crea
ture? There Is something to be said abaiit
the heartless woman who stood by ll
morbid curiosity, nnd tn the belief tint
the horc with the broken leg felt no
There Is something also to he said In
approval of the negro who gavo com
fort to tho miserable anlmul until his
suffering was ended.
That man doubtless went home, and
beforo he went to bed ho reflected on
his activities of tho day; and 1 know
that nothing gave him us much satis
faction tlx the thought that must havu
come to him that he stopped on the
highway, und spent a little of hW tlni".
to give a Hlgn of solace) anil sympathy
In the only way that u dumb animal
He he negro or white man, thin In the
spirit upon which the future fiibce of
Immunity tniHt bo built, If It would
It Is cany enough to do something
for one's self, or perform n tank th it
Is hound to bring n return. But to
sacrifice something of one's self, and
to take the trouble as u passer-by to
comfort a creature In tho hour of
misery ah. truly, no greater love 'tis
man titan this.
Ho many turn's in thej-o columns, in
answer to hundreds of communication.
I liavo urged int. rest In ijefonsn of the
dumb animals. The illy Is a bad p'nc,
at hi st fo them. chi.h ;n!!y the boiw
In ih wln'er. thu s'lppery .) iv-
meats, etipeiially tn the congcatud
1 1 utile, are an everlasting souro of
B EAT IT ! You A&E
AAT AJVV r'AZA
No MA That
) STdCK-UP 8.6V
WITH The CARl
KlCKBO Hlfi A
V THE CHIH
comfort or ulr. so crowded uro tho
stalls of the benst, when he finally trios
10 reflt aflcl" tho day's ,a"or' .
ThUs tukln(? lt all ,n Mi thli3rso Is
sorely trled-the creature which for
centuries has been man's best friend.
But for thu work of tho horse, tni!
many comforts that you and 1 enjoy
to-day would not be ours.
Surely each owes him something.
And that something each may perforin
just as ho passes by. If some cruel
person Is abusing a horse, take lt upon
yourself to do your citizen's duty and
apprehend tho driver.
ion hoar the call or a stray cat or
dog. It may need a drink of wat-r
it may need something to eat. You
can readily llnil out, or at least stop
long eiiougn to con mat some one in
authority has taken charge,
You can only grow In the measure or
which you glvo of yourself.
This is the ono way to butin to grow,
being human. It should bo encouraged
THE EVENING WORLD
OUIJA EDITOR ASKS
What will bo the next cru
sade after the "Roformtrt"
have wiped out the whit
lights, the curie of the red
tipped cigarette, and the blue
TRY THIS ON
Some of the anewer to recent
James J. McK., Mllford, Mass -My
oulja said: "Tho profltuors won't
need gas for their autos if people go
hack to wearing ovurulls. The proll
teers will all starve to death, and bo
oi busy aliovtllln,' coal to need uutos
Thomni B. H. Union Hill w
alls is right: It's thu only uy of
putting somulhing over ull the piofi-
r KTtalni WorWI
H Ave AM
ybj AftG TbO LITTL5
IO rLfr wir run 1 .
HE IS HZ P&ORTEBFiJS
(N oun. ser
LHEHK 1 V
' Coprriikl, KM. br Tk fnn J-ulltiMns Co. (Tlu .Ntw Ycik Kftnlnj WoriU.i
C(f WONDER It wo wilt go un fiancees must go Into mouiuine und
I where this summer?" remarked J tru 1,",r l1nrmor' hnd mourn-
- i- xx?- t i. "! and especially mourning for
Mr. Jarr. "No, I don t mean tho ,.0"unB wpmm to cari L.oatii more
poor house," he added. "Everything than any other kind of clothes. And
Is so dear that One can get In debt you cun't make It over tnto anything
just a, well at a summer resort as Xir loHl VUhlnB ft
stailn Home. waste, und the whole summer spoiled
"I hear tho milkmen get fifty-live for ovoryhody. For, of course n
dollars a week," said Mrs. Jarr. "I follh and romantic young girl won't
sui.noso thu milkmen will all ra to look at tl,e m08t e"tflu'e yoUng man
suppose the mimmen win an go to UuU nuy wmo lUon( w.h(jn her mnd
summer resorts this year, nnd If thoy H all melancholy about thu hetolo
do I hojN) they'll find the milk young avlutor she is mourning for."
wateredl" "Well, where is Mid 4est. place to
"We don't need to go anywhere this Ir!njr?tl?a0tU"5 h&Ta
summer, If that's what you mean," man lugouhl. young girl, hut Id Just
said Mr. Jarr. "As for meeting tho like to Know."
milkman. 1 usivd to meet him often.
u yeur or so ago
And then Mr. Jarr became strangely
silent. When he used to meet the
milkman was at a time when there
was alcoholic drink and all sorts of j,uy they are rathor of mmanllo soit.
wickedness. But now ovorybody Is But," he added, with a far away
reformed by law und leading a good 1""k '" H . VJ'0?' "everybody says
u i - i Bermuda und t'ubu urc. most delight
life, If not a bettor one. rm und have been since tho tlist of
'Wo, the .kind of young men one the year."
moots these days at resorts ute not
the kind that inaku good husbands,"
said Mrs. Jarr, utter a moment's re
flection. "Of course, as I have no
daughter of murrlaguble age"
"What liavo duughtorB of u mar
riageable ago trot to do Willi II?" asked
Mr. Jarr, thinking this u safer topic
than milkmen past or present.
"Well, young men that havo vaca
tions these days ore generally en
gaged and go to tho summer resorts
where their flancocu aro stopping, or
else they go with a bunch of other
young men camping out In Canada or
somewhere, and the camping out
young man ucldom mukes u good
"I don't see how that id," vuutuied
-rou a bco now it was ir our uttio
Emma was old enough to be en-
gaged," replied Mrs. Jurr, "I'd no
moro tako her to u summer resort
near wnere thoro wore camping out
parties of young men than 1 would
thlnh of taking hor near where thete
was un aviation hold.
"For Impressionable young girls can
nover tell whollier a young man who
Is camping out It. a Utslrable tmrty
nr tint. The clothes cumpern out
x.eur are slmcUlng. and as 'or u resort
neal an uvlnttnn tlold. tlieru all the
oung girls fall desperately In love
with the aviators, una aviators geuor-
ally full and get killed, and their
) PIFFLE t
You uttCpSH-mnp! J
1 WAS N
HIS &RQTHER. .
( D 5rT-SOHE
J FUN OUT OF
. a Jong sieaismp voyngo, ox
plumed Mrs. Jarr. "Nut n short one,
like tn IJuha or Beimuda. Ileuldes, tho
men who urn going to Bermuda und
Cuba these days hre not of the
"Nri" ventured Mr .Ijirr. "I Ycnulil
Copjrltbt, 1)20, br Tlin I'rtu l-ubHiUm Co.
(Tin New York i:nnlu Wor.ttl
1. What do Chinamen ue Instead of
a knife and fork when eutlng?
'1. In what nrgun of the body ts hy
drochloric acid found'.'
3. From whut country wns Katllr
corn 1 1 rat obtained?
I. Wtiat uvrr wus culled "The
Father of Waters" by tin Indians?
&. Whut disease Is i.ometlluen caused
by an X-ray burn?
v. on what cust or Hoiith America
is there liractically no lalnfull
7 Whn In thii PrrMl.li.nl nf Him ttriitll.
urhood of Hallroad Trulninon?
g. vtiut Jewish King Conrultod tho
W'ltoh of Endor?
, who created thu churacUr of .Mr.
I0- Wnut ,H lho of a Cubiml
tlf At what city did he Eastland
atsitui- occui '
w(llll ,00, ls U9(,(1 , separate the
,lriillJ of u ctthi,. whin spile iwV
AMeturoc rn ntiri"nun
ANSWERS TO QUGol .ON3.
I, chop-sticks) 2, stomach: 3. Egypt:
t. M.sslvslppl: 5, cancer; il, st ooust;
7, L.eo: H, .Saul; 3, Dumio; lu, U'.OUO;
11, Chicago; 1'J, murllno spike.
Ll ess V.
Those Fluttering Flappers
The Demi-Dame Who Is Too Young to Marry and Too
Old to Believe in Santa.
Dy Neal R.
Crplrtiht. mo. br Hit ITru 1-ubllihlnj
O OMI3THINO Ihey didn't 'have In
kJ the hoopsklrt era was the flap
per you see to-day. Up to tho
tlmo Taft slipped from President to
professor and Wilson went vice
versa, the flapper was pructlcally
unknown. But In tho last seven nr
eight years she's been busting Into
more prominence than a red noso
and moro trouble than a Red agl-
All the world's a stago to-day. and
WE ASK YOU WHICH
tho flapper Is Its Ingenue. She la
(he deml-datno that's too young to'
be married and tn old to believe In
Kauta ClaUsr halt rlblioiM und Lou
isa May Alcotfj. Sho runs from swet
rlxtucn to twinkling twenty, but
that's all she does run from.
Flappers are born not made up,
hut It doesn't, takb tm Urns to hit
tho red pftlnl strldo. Most ot 'em
graduate from low heels to- high'
heels and hlRh noc'ka to low ones be
fore they gradilato from high school.
Thoy get doutlo meanings u long
time before they get double chins,
but they still get by with tbolr baby
fnces. Thero's as much difference
between a flapper and. ,0, vamp ,as
there Is beteon an KastAr ogg und
. a hard-bolloU one.
.Miit don'ttilv)6ok',lhe fact that
to-day's Easter egg oan bo to-morrow'
breakfast with ouly t. llttlo
Twenty years ago the flappers
thought fairy lales were Big Stuff.
Cinderella stood out s the last
word In literature, and Jack and the
Beanstalk was packed with thrills.
To-day tho Juvonllo nmart act has
different Ideas. Mttlo Bed Hiding
Hood Is llttlo nid, but Elinor Glyn
hits on all eight cylinders. To-day
tho flappers pass up the circus to
talio In tho latert bedroom farcw.
Cunrlilit Wit. IT Tt rrtrt 11ihllihln
MA. YOU CYHUB PBIIKIN"
WALKEH has prohlbftod the
wearing of overalls by wom
en In Delhi, whether they don them
to cut I1ie high cost of living or for
other reasons. lt bus luken JiIh
stand as tho rrsult nf un Incident
that occurred In Hugus Hall Friday
night when a meeting hud been
called Iby the Good Citizens' Club to
discuss tho lowering Of prlcci. In
cidentally, the Mayor reversed him
self on th overall question, but h
did It after he scented a scheme on
tho part of tho Anti-Walker Demo
crats to Injur him In his race for
Mayor Wn'kor was called on to
speak soon after tho Chnlrman rapped
fur order. .
"I um glad to have UiIh oppor
tunity to condemn the high cost of
everything," he began. "Clothing is
uway too high. I'd suggest thai
everybody wear overalls until the
cost of clothes comes down."
"How about the women?" asked a
nun In thu rear of the halt.
"Let them wear overalls, loo." sunl
the Mayor. "I think they would look
fine In bucIi garb."
"Open the doors, boys." sung out
Thu doors nt thu sldo of thu tootii
went thrown open and in marched
twenty women, all wearing overalls
At tho head of the procession wus
Mis. Walker, the Mayor's wife, who
la vory fat. As she wuddled up the
main aisle the men nil luuglied
Mayor Walker was shocked.
"UKiile." he said st;inly. "go home
and change yivir clothes."
Mik. Walker grinned and led tho
womiTi about the room while tho men
laughed loudly When the Indies
p Hptie i H i. (ti.uf " v went out and
the Mayor mopped tils brow.
"It's un oulragu," he said.
"Why because she's tut?" linked
tho mun lu the iciir.
"3iintbpily, piubably the wii. "i
ouu of my political onemiiii, put Mis
Wslker up to this." shouted the
"(Joe, (din's pluiup!" sung out tin
inpn. The Vnvi"1 wa" furtive
"Is Constable I'eleu Brown In the
i-ixmi?" he a.vl.td.
"lllght here!" cumo mint th oihcoi
"Arrest that muni"
Tho man provrr tu be Hod Diwctl
rin Anti-Walker Drmociat Cum-I' Vi
Brown flew M him un. i l'"M Ml
lowed In which the lunve otllcer hju
ltiio.k(l 'Sown four times lie mi--eeic"ed
In t'ulidtilug Ids mun, however,
by promising him ton clgur cotipotir
As tho man drugged Brown out the
W Wvms Wmmsrsn,
Co. (Tin Nw Yofk Krinlni World.) '
They can keep truck at tho plot and
Ml that happens behind the SIX
On a bnllrnom floor the flap is
neither handicapped nor shouldor
bouml, She has innro steps than the
State Cnpltol and more stamina than
an army mule. From tiara to toe,
she's Terpsichore. She iinnf-dunn
men and horses and literature ami,
bridge. ' And she knows New York
from the Aquarium at the Battery
tit the Zoo In the OrrtPx She may
WOULD YOU PREFER?
he rutty on ham ami tggs. but she
doos know life nnd tht? nine shades
it's, colored tn.
Flappcrli-m is still young, but no
more so than the flappers. It has
spread" llko the flu and It's awful
ratchtng. A g.nl In a gingham dress
has only to grab off a lavnlllero, a
low-neck gnwn ftmi a lipstick, and
light awny silo's n.flutterlng flapper.
Peary never discovered anything
colder than a chiffon frock, but tho .
flappers like 'em Jtut tho same. Eve
wad created too old to bo n flappor,
but xho had (lap Ideas about clothes
The flapper at eighteen Is practl
' catly harmless, but she's gut a largo
future looming bqfore her With all
her girlish curves, ho grown, up to
.!i an angle In somo'ctfrnal Mangle.
The dames thut get too much' atten
tion on. the blushing side of twenty
,,vcry often get too ,UUlo aljmon; on
the wrinkled side of thirty.' How
over, eternal triangle are spicier
for a hoarding school Beatrice to
think about than plo geometry.
But what happens after flapper
hood can't scare st darac that's stud
led Itobert . W. Chambers. A Jano
that Isn't n flnppcr before she's a
brldo ain't ever a bride! Flap and
the world flaps with you, flop and
you flop alone.
V.. It' N" Terk Krfnlni w'crld I
latter was roundly cheered. The In
cident has sot the whole town talking.
There is much Indignation
How to Be Comfy
And Save Co$t
Of Linen Collars
mtJ of cktt dtM oU of
Coonul, No tihcrUU. Crr
lit. iV acAAA FncTtnt with
imported ptrfunitf. InorouKhty
clni wIp and lttci hut
ofl cln mm) tvilf,