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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 25, 1912, Image 16

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DEVARe MlSTIiGTJNcr
AT MOUNT VERNON.
Once a year 48 of 'the -.nicest
women in this country, one from
pach state, get together at Mt.
Vernon, the home of George and
Martha Washington. They take
absolute possession, shutting the
public out of house and grounds.
They sleep in the Washington
beds, hang their modern gowns
n the Washington closets, sit at
the Washington table and toast
their toes before the Washington
hearths.
These are the regents, repre
senting the women of America
vho saved, restored and pre
served Mt. Vernon, one of the
Jnost precious of our shrines, and
they have done it so well it is
really touching to Behold how
well they have done it.
And they are richly entitled to
all the fun they get out of it. It is
a highly national service.
o- o
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RED IS BARRED.
No more red neckties, no more
scarlet vests, no more maroon
shirts ! No more-red garments for
employes of the Chicago Great
Western road.
Not even a bow of cerise ribbon
from somebody's hair may be
worn over the heart of a brake
man. Nor may any section hand
henceforth wear a red bandana
about his neck.
For a red necktie or bandana;
innocently displayed,, might slop
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anOULT MISTREAT VISITORS
TROM ODDER
COUNTRIGS f
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the Great Western limited, and
that would never do.
"No employe .shall wear red
colored outer garments, as they
may be mistaken for stop sig-;
nals," the order reads.
T'
Pockety Save Steps.
A good housekeeper who saves
steps says when putting a room to
rights, v and there are pencils
books, papers, handkerchiefs ort
any of the little things that ar,e
continually being misplaced, she
drops fhem into, her pockets.
When in the neighborhood of
their respective places she puts
them where they befong. Dust
cloth and Work gloves may al
w&YS: be harMfcv iound in the
wk?JE'j

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