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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 17

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FEMININE'FACTS
The English queen is an admirer
and collector of old Wedgwood pot
tery, and at Windsor Castle there is
a room entirely devoted to this fa
mous" ware, some of the finest and
rarest examples being displayed.
Records of the University of Wis
conson show that the average grade
for young women working their way
through college is higher than that
of girls of the leisure class and whose
expense are paid for them.
Katherine Bement Davis, commis
sioner of corrections for New York
city, says on making bad girls good
"This is about all one can tell a
mother to do, to provlde-aniusement,
occupation and companionship for
her daughter under reasonable re
quirements. One assumes that she
loves her daughter, and that is the
most important of all. With proper
work, and recreation and an interest
in some unfortunate, and regular
rules, and with love, it is the excep
tional girl who goes wrong."
Burma women pick their own hus
bands and retain their own names
after marriage. They also are allow
ed to manage their own domestic af
fairs as they see fit and to engage in
business.
Miss Sybilla Schnatz, who recently
celebrated her eightieth birthday in
Philadelphia, has spent fifty-nine
years in. bed, having been bedridden
since she was 21 years of age.
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STRAWBERRY VINEGAR
Strawberry vinegar is easily pre
pared and has excellent keeping
qualities. Put 1 quart of strawberries
in a stone crock, cover with 1 quart
of vinegar and allow to stand 24
hours. Strain through sieve, add 1
quart of fresh berries to the juice and
allow to. stand 24 hours. Strain and
add another quart of fresh berries to
the juice. Allow this to stand 24
hours. Strain through jelly bag of
cheesecloth. To each pint of" juice
add 1 pint of sugar. Boil 10 minutes
and bottle. ...
RUSSIAN TUNIC OF STRIPED
AND SOLID SHADES
It looks as thought the popularity ,
of the long Russian tunic would be its
undoing as a long-worn mode.
This one is of cotton awning stripe
for the underskirt and a plaited plain
gingham for the tunic. The awning
stripe forms the belt and the tunic on
the bodice.
The baby population, according to
the 1910 census, is 2,000,000 or one
one-fortieth of xhe country's popula
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