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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1912, Image 18',
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LET THE SUN SHINE IN.
Sunlight is one of the best fam
There should be sunshine some
time in the day in every room in
It is health to the mind and
health to the body. '
It is one of the chief ingredients
in the make-up of a robust child.
Its cherry face and farm rays
cut off the lengthening shadows
of the old.
Sunlight is the best cleanser the
housewife can employ. And sum
mer is the time of all times to
open wide the doors and let the
Lack of sunshine-cleanliness
produces house odors which,
though not always harmful, are
The quick remedy for these is
a good sunning. Washing can
only be done at intervals. Sun
ning is an easy daily process.
Sunlight is the best means of
keeping bedding sweet.
It will take the moth out of
clothes that have been stored
It will freshen books which
have been packed away in damp
It will make the mop stick and
the dish cloth sanitary. Its one
of nature's chief aids to health.
A CINCH ON PAPA.
The Ameripan head of the fam
ily may have his troubles. He may
think it awful to have to dodge a
14-inch hat pin every time he
comes within speaking distance of
wifey. He ma ybe scared stiff in
feeling around for baby's colic
cure on the table and putting his
hand into a 20-pound wad of hair
that feels alive and creepy. But
let him turn his eyes on China, the
Vice President Li Yuan Hung
is one of China's liveliest reform
ers, and he has decreed that there
shall be an end to the binding of
Chinese female feet. Observe
that he attacks a feminine fashion
by law. Tough undertaking in
any country,, reformed or unre
formed, isn't it.
But please sit up and take no
tice that Mr. Li Hung isn't going
to punish women for infraction of
his foot reform law. He's going
to fine husband or papa ten days'
wages for each offense.
. FEMININE FRIVOLS.
Lace and a puffing of chiffon
used to finish the edge will trans
form a last summer's parasol.
-which is slightly worn, into a new
Fancy collars and cuffs for
every day and dress-up occasions
are made of lawn, batiste or lin
ens, and may be hemstitched or
embroidered by hand.
Th6 new panniers skirts which
promise to stay in fashion are
sometimes called basket skirts.
Short taffeta jackets with box
like lines are to be worn during
the summer as wraps with lingerie
Dad Why did Brutus and Cas
sius commit suicide byrunning on
Small Boy Because it was two
out and Mark Anthony signaled
to run on anyth'
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