MEN 'IN 'DOINGS
'FLIMSY ATTIRE BEST FOR COLD
DAYS" DR. RUCKER
Dr. W. C. Rucker. '
. "In my opinion, women's styles to
day are more sensible than those of
a generation ago," says Dr. W. C.
Rucker, assistant surgeon general
of the United States publitfliealth ser
yice. ""The day of red flannels, such
as our r grandmothers wore, has
U. S. LIKES OLD SONGS BEST
Uncle Sam wants to sing the old
OF THE WORLD
songs or, at least, the 'high brows
in the bureau of education think he
ought to sing them. A nation-wide
search has been begun by Prof. C.
Alphonse Smith for old ballads. A
list of 305 songs will be sent to teach
ers who will be asked, to join in the
hunt. '"Pair Annie," "Robin Hood"
and "Johnnie Armstrong's Last
Goodnight" are among those chosen
to compete with "Everybody's Doing
JAMES BARRIE FINANCES POLAR
Sir James Barrie.
One of the interesting rumors of
the forthcoming expedition of Sir
Ernest Shackleton to the South Pole
fs that the money has been furnished
-by Sir James Barrie, the author of
Barrie's interest in Polar explora
tion was shown by the assistance he
gave to the Scott fund as well as his
close connection with Scott, whose
letter to him was one of the last
written by the explorer and wa3
found beside his dead body.
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