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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 08, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 20

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tcntious Dick had been first oar of a
champion college crew, and the best
all-around man in general gymnas
ium practice.
"I'll make you-- swallow your
words!" gritted out Archie, trying to
appear terrible. "One blow and
haw!"
The breath was nearly squeezed
out of his body. He had aimed a
cruel blow at his adversary. It was
dexteriously evaded. His foe had
clinched with him. A rapid manipu
lation of "jiu jitsu" tactics baffled
him, made him a mere child in the
hands of an expert. He was flung
back, his head struck the pavement
and he lay there insensible.
A crowd soon gathered. One per
son brought some water, a second
drew away the clothing of the un
'conscious braggart.
"Hello!" exclaimed this latter, as
his probing hand met a bunch of
massed cloth across the shoulders.
"Padded and his arm muscles, too!
Say, here's a fraud for you !"
The padded athlete sneaked out of
town that night. Travers followed
suit the next day. It was as" well, for
when Dick tenderly carried poor,
crippled Beauty back to its mistress,
there were tears, gratitude, and, in
that sentimental moment, he told his
love.
JAPANESE SHOWER THE THING
FOR EASTER BRIDE
Why not give a Japanese shower
for the girl friend who is to be mar
ried at Easter time? You'll be sur
prised to find what pretty and useful
Japanese furnishings you can get for
the bride's new home.
The blue Japanese towels, which
come at GO cents apiece, make most
acceptable lunch cloths if sewed to
gether, or may be used in strips
through center of table. Then there
are the regular lunch cloths in dif
ferent sizes, and doilies to match, as
Avell as napkins. A set of curtains for
a breakfast or dining room may be
J made from the towels and a valance
over the top.
Teapots, sugar and creamer in
blue, cups and saucers with plates to
match, can be bought for 10 cents a
piece. Salt and pepper shakers, a set
of four, with a few small dishes for
marmalade, pickles and an oblong
blue tray for sandwiches, make a
complete luncheon set at very little
expense.
A deep blue dish in which to put
the numerous little Japanese houses
and bridges filled with water, with
pieces of horse radish roots that
sprout and make a whole city, is a
beautiful center piece for the table
and1 ouite the fad just now.
If the bride likes birds, a singing
bird in a bamboo splint cage, with
blue and white seed cups in it, will
be an acceptable gift.
Condiment sets, toast racks, celery
sets consisting of tray and salt
dishes, ramakins, sugar shakers,
mustard pots with ivory ladle, vase
for holding one rose, Japanese bell for
table, incense pot. stamp box in brass,
ink well in brass, basket for cakes
with bamboo. Lamp and candle
shades of split bamboo are more ex
pensive gifts, but some one may want
to give them.
Luncheon of tea and rice cakes
should be served, using Japanese
towels for lunch cloth and paper nap
kins and paper cherry blossoms for
floral decorations.
APPLE PIE WITH CUSTARD
Line pie tin with rich crust. Bake a
little before putting in the filling. To
three -egg yolks add one teacup of
sugar, pinch of salt and beat until
very light. Add one cup of milk and
a cup of apple sauce. Turn into pie
shell and bake in moderate oven until
.custard is firm. Beat the whites of
two eggs to a stiff dry froth. Add
three tablespoons of powdered sugar.
Beat until smooth. Put on top of pie.
Return to oven for a few minutes un
til meringue is a delicate brown.
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