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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 26, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 14',
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chilly, raw air isn't good for her vocal
I can't have her die. What would
my dear, honeheaded Uncle Ignatz
say, after sending me this flamingo
all the way from-Central America.
Besides, I've become almost attached
The veterinary surgeon is like any
other doctor who is glad to get rid
of a tough case he advises a change
of climate. I have passed the hat
among the family, and what with
the money I've been saving for a
piano it makes enough to cover trav
eling expenses. So I'm taking Ger
trude to Florida to save her life, and
to keep Uncle Ignatz from thinking
we don't care for his gift.
Down there in the Everglades,
wading around in the warm, moist
mud, under the waving palms and
such, no doubt the flamingo will at
test its gratitude by thrilling like a
That much is coming to me.
Ingredients Two cups confection
ers' sugar, one-half cup butter, hot
water as needed, one teaspoon bran
dy (optional), three gratings of nut
meg. Method Cream butter and" add
sugar gradually; when too stiff to
handle add the brandy, or, if pre
ferred, a little flavoring extract; then
add hot water, drop by drop, until
the mass is quite soft and fluffy; pile
in a mound on a fancy dish and set
where it is cool to stiffen.
Joliet, III., aims to get rid of de
linquents in its schools by putting
boys too big for their classes in
charge of a man teacher of "forceful
personality." Ex-prizefighter, huh?
"I have such an indulgent hus
band," said little Mrs. Doll. "Yes, so
George says," responded Mrs. Spite
ful. "Sometimes indulges a little too
much, doesn't he?"
BLACK GOWNS MUCH WORN
The transparent upper bodice is
very startling when worn with black
satin or velvet skirts. Women, hpw
ever, are wearing black gowns for
dress occasions mere than ever.
The one shown is a black satin,
with white chiffon for the bodice and
sleeves, and trimmed with skunk fur.