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of the committee on conventions and
excursions, runs an incubator store
and a chicken ranch. Mrs. Elizabeth
G. Kittredge, chairman of the com
mittee on decorations, is general
manager of a vacuum cleaner -service.
Mrs. Alta W. Stadler, chairman
of the committee on entertainment,
is the field representative for a big
condensed milk company. Mrs.
Cauffman apportioned the work.
Each chairman knew exactly what
she had to do.
, On the 14th, they will entertain all
the women and many of the men at
a gigantic banquet.
The multitude will be fed in relays,
but so carefully have the caterers
and their waiters been drilled that the
women promise no delays.
There will be a place in an automo
bile for every woman visitor in the
big parade. All will be personally
greeted, piloted about, and generally
"System does it," says Mrs. Cauff
man, calmly. "Map out the work, ap
portion it, do it."
POOR ARE BEING SOAKED FIVE
CENTS EACH FOR EGGS
New York, Nov. 12. The discov
ery that eggs are being sold to the
poor of the crowded East Side at the
fancy price of five cents each caused
Mrs. Julian Heath, president of the
Housewives' League, which is affiliat
ed with women's organizations which
have a total membership of 700,000
all over the country, to send agents
among East Side residents to tell
them where they can buy eggs at 35
and 40 cents a dozen.
"The situation here," said Mrs.
Health, "which is probably being du
plicated in every big city, is almost
beyond beiieT. The same eggs for
which the poor of the East Side of
New York and the 'East Sides' of
other cities are paying these fancy
prices are being sold on the West Side
and the better sections of other cities
at 35 and 40 cents a dozen. Merely
because the poor people buy a few at
a time instead of by the dozen they
are forced to pay higher prices.
"And even the people of the middle
classes are paying fresh egg prices
for eggs that are actually from five
to six weeks old."
"THE CONFESSIONS OF A WIFE"
You cannot afford to miss a single
chapter of this wonderful story which
The Day Book is going to begin
printing serially next Monday, Nor.
17. These "confessions" tell of the
experiences bitter and sweet the
thoughts, the life of a young wife
who wedded for Jove and who found
that married existence has much else
to it than the shafts and ribbons of
Cupid. Obv'ously the name of the
writer of thL diary must, neeessarily,
beanonymous, but women who have
read the "confessions" for us, chap
ter by chapter, tell us that every wo
man will recognize how real are the
The diary opens the day before
"Margaret Hastings' " wedding and
in the first chapter, which we print
next Monday, she tells of her fas
cinating thoughts on that wonderful
SO HE DOES
If SJS Met Mi iflft
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"That poor boy I've been telling
you about is a bootblack."
"And is his father a bootblack, too,
"No; his father is a farmer."
"Oh,, he believes in making hay
while the son shines, then?"