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If you are thinking of someone
to whom you wish-to give a small
Christmas present, one .that will
express, your, -love and' yet be in
expensive, put your nimblef fing
ers to work afid make awork bas
ket. . . ,
The -double work basket'has'2,
rotmd, flat wicker 'discs, an inch
Kighat the sides and atyoutrseven
inches in diameter. ( (
Cut a piece 'of rather , heavy
cardboard' to fit inside of One.'
Baste a layer of 'cotton ' batting
over this, then coyer with -silke-linej
cretonne or any t soft atfd
prettily flowered material', draw-"1
ing it smooth over the' cotton and'
Fasten a roundpin cushiohmto
j)lace near the edgeand.-,make
places for holding scissors, thim
ble bodkin and 1
Whenall the fittings are in
place, slip the covered-cardboard,
inside one of the'basket sides arid
A WG'rk'bag.is'mada on the
other basket, the top finished as
for an ordinary" bag, 'the lower
edge'1 fitting' "around " the basket
whereNjt is-ov,erhanded "on. The
"two basket sides axe fastened to-'
a4 compact tsetyingrfca'sket, and
folded together whin not in use.
itfpays to be law-abiding.
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. -. - WE'RE fNOT Sfc ARED
, James J. Hill is worrying, now,
about scarcity of farm help. He
says the fai-mer, is, practically lim
ited to whathe ahdihis-family can"
dp themselves. " x ,"";
j -Wouldn't-itf -mean a" nation of
Jaiide'd;plrroprie'tors--instead of a
nation Tof hired meh? Wouldn't
bodkin and heedles,as".theMt:mean'sma?lrfa.rnis:-16vingly till
3 bV'tHeif Owners' instead of "big.
arm's grudgingly, tflled ' by em
loyes Yesaridriand lords in-
:t?pV",rf tVnan5-s? -C '-
tack at --intervals.
. around ifhe
if'WeriFus,eftd'be.scared by the
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