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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 10, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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much: I just stared and stared at
them.
" 'Yes, sir,' said old Abe, thump
ing on the counter. 'And Hank had
found out about.jt and that was why
he sent me Westto meet you. Lord,
if I'd ha' known! Rooming with that
miserable, sneaking, flat-footed thief
that stole my girl away from me! If
I'd ha' known I'd I'd I'd have
bought my own shoes yes, sir, and
thrown the odd one away!' "
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SHE "CLEANS HOUSE" FOR THE
CROWDED CITIES
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Evansville, Ind. Having swept the
Blums out of the big cities of Indiana
and placed a tenement law on the
Indiana statute books, Mrs. Albion
Fellows Bacon returned to her
housekeeping duties in Evansville
four years ago.
But the clubwomen of the country
wouldn't let her settle down to
housekeeping; they recalled her to
the platform, and the author of "Mrs.
Bacon's Law" is now the best known
campaigner for housing reform in
the country. She is aiding the wo
men of Chicago and of San Fran
cisco and other cities in securing
anti-tenement Jaws,
WHILE GLOVE-MAKERS ARE AT
WAR LET'S ECONOMIZE
France isn't sending any more
gloves over to the United States, and
even the wisest prophets cannot say
when the glove trade that has been
checked by war will be resumed
again.
So economy in gloves is one of
many economies that women will
have to practice until the dove of
peace returns to war-ridden Europe.
Our grandmothers thought a lady
was known by her gloves and shoes.
If the price of these articles keep ad
vancing a woman wearing them will
look like "ready money" as well.
Kid gloves are a gamble at best, as
one is rarely ever sure just how well
they are going to wear. When pur
chasing get those that feel soft and
pliable, with even, smooth seams.
If colored ones are bought turn in
side out to see if the dye has gone
though. If so, there are thin, weak
spots in the glove and it will not wear
well.
The inside of the glove should not
be spotted with dye, but be even in
color and white, or nearly so.
If one finds a line of color along
the inside seam of gloves one may be
sure the gloves have been dyed after
making. This is often done to cover
up defects in skins.
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