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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 09, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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worked housekeeper that an extra
piece of laundry looks like the "last
straw."
You can give a dainty appearance
to your breakfast table by the use of
Japanese napkins. Use them placed
about the table as you would doilies.
Put one in teh center and one at each
place. ,
(Look for sunshine and you will
find it. x
Forget to scowl and grumble. Do
your best to start the day right for
yourself as well as for others.
Keep a color scheme all blue
dishes or all white. Do not mix them.
This does not take any more time
only a little more thought.
Try baking bananas some cool
njorning. Skin, scrape, sprinkle with
sugar and put in a dish with cover.
Add a little butter and lemon juice;
baste two or three times. Serve
warm.
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A fruit combination that is most
acceptable is sliced bananas ice cold,
and a few crushed strawberries ice
cold.
Slice of pineapple with shredded ap
ple pie on top, both having been kept
in icebox over night
Few cherries pitted, apple shredded
and a little orange juice poured over.
Mock, Pineapple Chill sweet ap
ple and oranges; peel and arrange in
alternate layers on chilled plate, one,
above the other. Sprinkle with pow
dered sugar. Pour oyer orange juice
with little lemon juice in it. Serve
immediately.
Snow Chill any firm, white
fleshed apple, peel and grate in a
coarse grater, and serve in roughly
piled heaps on small, ice-cold plates.
Use sugar or not. Do not prepare un
til ready to serve. This may be served
when the family appears one at a
time for breakfast.
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i THE CONFESSIONS OF A WIFE
MAN US ONLY CONSTANT TO INCONSTANCY. CONFESSION 176
(Cspyrtght, 1914, by the Newspaper
Enterprise Association.)
Eleanor Fairlow came over to see
me yesterday and stayed to dinner.
Dick cafne home a little early, and
she made him feel mighty uncomfort
able by saying, innocently:
"I haven't seen ybu since the night
of the Morrisi-paotor party. We had
a fine time." She said, turning to
me. "It was top bad you were not
able to go."
It was on the tip of my tongue to
say, 'JI was not invited;" but I saw
"Dick's horror-stricken face, and, to
tell the truth, it tickled my sense of
humor, and so I contented myself
with: "I am not particularly fond of
the Morris crowd."
I really did not think of how that
would sound until after I had said It
Then I could see that I had said
something just as disagreeable as if I
had made my first remark. Miss
Fairlow blushed and then turned pale,
and Dick looked as if he wished he
had not come home. I hastened to
modify my sentiment "Perhaps I
ought not to say that," I said, with a
smile, "as my husband is usually one
of the crowd."
"And Miss Fairlow " put in Dick;
and then he stopped quickly, as he
knew he, too, had voiced something
that had been better left unsaid.
This is the first time that I have
really known -that Eleanor Fairlow
was always with the Morris crowd.
"Well, I spoke up, bravely (for I
made up my mind that, as I had gone
this far, I might as well say what I
thought), "I can't see what you two
see in the Morris crowd, either. Its
only idea-of a good time is to eat and
drink between times of illegitimate
lovemaking."
"Margie!" almost shouted Dick.
But I was in for it, and so I said:
"Don't you think I am about right
Miss Fairlow?"
"Oh, I don't know that I would
make it quite as bad as that," said
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