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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 21, 1912, Image 24',
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' TODAY'S ANSWERS
"Puzzled" asks: v Should I re
turn a photograph to a young
-man with whom I have quarreled,
or should I wait until he asks for
it? It would show less resent
,ment not to send the photograph
until he asks for it.
- I am tall and graceful and am
considered good looking. For
years I have been going with a
young man whom I love dearly,
but he is about four inches short
er than I. Do you think we would
make an awkard looking couple
if we were married? "Love Sick'-'.
If you love each other, it is sil
ly even to consider this difference
as an obstacle to your wedding.
"Mrs. A. W. B," asks: How
shall I wash flannel to prevent if
from fading? Use a wool'soap.
A good way for "Laura B",
and of course this applies to any
body, to learn to walk erect would
be to walk around a rtoom with a
book on her head. '
How is the best way to cook
dried fruits, asks "A Housewife."
-1 Cook dried fruits 'in the oven
instead of on top of the stove.
'There is not then danger of their
burning, they keep their shape
better, and,, if cooked while us
ing the oven for roasting, no ex
tra heat is required a -decided
saving when one cooks with .gas.
In response to Mrs. T. B.'s
-question, "How can I toughen
glass ware?" we quote from the
New Idea Magazine, "To tough
en your lamp chimneys and glass
.ware, lay them in a pan of cold
water and add a handful. of table
salt. Boil and let them cool
' "A Reader" asks how td clean
velvet. Sponge witli gasoline,
and air until gasoline disappears.
Then with help of a. second per
son, steam velvet by. stretching
over a bowl of boiling water,
brushing up the nap and smooth
ing it in the way it was woven.
Clean white velvet by the same
"Worried" says that not very
long-ago, he met a young lady
who seemed to become very much
attached to him. But he.has an
other girl. He thinks he loves
them both and 'wants 'to know
which' one to correspond with.
Why not correspond with both,
and in time1 you will find out
which one you prefer. " '
"Lillian W." wnts to know
what the names, Goldie, Arthur
and Lillie mean. Goldie, a fanci
ful name, meaning "gold"or
"golden;" Arthur"noble, lofty";
"A Mother" asks the proper
way to' clean teeth. The right
way tp clean teeth is to work the
brush from the gums to the teeth.
The old way of .rubbing the brush
sideways is likely to cause reces
sion of the gums.N The proper
way of brushing teeth is more
tiresome than the common-way,
but it insures the welfare of both
teeth and gums, Put the brush
on the gums aftd brushy towards
the teeth and off their edge