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' ber the lonely
Yes, pack up. and send him' a
r CYNTHIA GREYTO WOOED
(1) When a couple are to be
.. married in the pastor's s'udy,
would it be proper to announce
the marriage in the papers? How
would you word it? (2) Give a
novel way to entertain at a show
er and "500" party for a girl
friend. What tallies and prizes
arid refreshments? I can paint
the jtalfies and priz.es mvself.
Since the girl "has not enough
friends of her own to fill 3 tables
would it be proper for me to ask
my own friends who have never
met her? Miss Lighthead.
A. (1) Yes. "Mr. anad Mrs.
John Smith announce" the mar
riage of their daughter Mary
Jane, to Mr. John Do; on Tues
day, October eighth, 19T1. "At
home after November first. a,t 234
Main street." (2) Since' he girl
has not'enougli friends' of her own
to make-up the 3 tables. lby all
means give up the idea of "500",
for if would be very bad form to
invite-strangers to the fftiest of
honorto.a shower given for her.
Have, a "thimble bee" and e'nter
tain only friends of the guest. If
it is to be a linen shower or a
miscellaneous one. let your gift
to her be a half dozen napkins,
and have .them hemmed by the
guestsThen before refreshments
are ser-ved, give each guest a slip
of paper on which are written a
dozen transnosed words, and a
pencil. To the first one who writes
out the transposed words correct
ly award the, prize, and the next
one will have-the second' prize!
The words should be articles used
in a trousseau such as "travels,
which may be transposed in this
way: "elswot." Prizes may be
pretty little Japanese faces, hand
painted, framed or unframed. Re
freshments may consist of teav
tiny sandwiches, wafers, salted
huts, candies, cakes.
' CHRISTMAS HINTS
TRAINS APES TO TALK
Walingford," Pa., Dee. 20.
Dr. William 'Fuxness, after .two
years' work has succeeded in edu
cating two chimpanzees so that
they can repeat' short 'words and
exhibit remarkable reasoning"
powers. " '
They can choose ribbons of dif
ferent colors by name; know that
round objects wilF fit only .round
holes, and square objects only
To further Kis investigation Dr.
Furness is breeding, this chimpari1
zees to ascertain if the offspring
will retain the'samennltelHgenceJ