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stenography. ' How would you like to
be ray assistant secretary at a salary
of $1,250 to begin?
"It is a position of some responsi
bility," continued Mr. Marshall. "You
will have immediate supervision of
Bantam and theother floorwalkers,
and I shall expect that, with your ex
perience, you will be able to advise
me as to their respective merits. Now,
take Bantam, for instance, I am a lit
tle uncertain about him. Do you think
he gets results out of his girls?"
"Oh, yes, Mr. Marshall!" exclaim
ed the girl, hysterically. "Only only
I think he would get better results
in the men's haberdashery depart
ment." (Copyright by W. G Chapman.)
The smart young housewife went
to market one morning to buy some
geese and found five hanging outside
"I am a boarding-house keeper,"
she remarked, with a smile. "Will you
pick out for me the three of those
geese that are toughest?"
The man laughed knowingly, and
"Thank you," said- the woman
briskly. "Now I'll take the other two."
EASTER MAIDS WILL SHUN
This conservative walking costume
is made of white wool poplin. The
skirt is a modified peg-top, with more
draping on one side than the other.
A broad fitted band of the material
finishes thebottom, and where the
skirt fastens across the front white
ivorine buttons with white silk cord
form the trimming. .
The same bottom and cord trim
ming is used on the box coat with its
The white lawn blouse with its low
sailor collar shows below tiny bows
of sealing wax red velvet.
This is the only touch of vivid color
about the costume, as with it is worn
a black straw and white velvet hat
trimmed-with the so-called windmill
A black, velvet neck band and black
jet ear nogs can be worn with this
suit and they will add to its effective
ness. - . '