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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 25, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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' a tenderfoot, I'm going Ho wipe you"
out with one whack!"
Swish! Giant Gabe struck out, but
Griffiths dodged. Then up came his
fist The burly bully lay in a heap
at his feet. ""
"None of that, you big coward!"
A woman's rasping tones uttered
the words. She shot through the
crowd, and as Giant Gabe tugged at
his belt for his revolver, grabbed him
by one ear.
"You great, hulking bluffer!" she
cried. "You'd shoot at the unarmed
man, eh? There! and there! and
there!" and she cuffed him soundly.
"Know who this man is?" she de
manded, pointing to the mayor. "He's
the man who saved all our valuable
papers when our old shanty burned
down. March!"
Giant Gabe struggled to his feet
and slouched away from the spot
Most of the crowd roared with laugh
ter. The tiny woman dominated the
great rugged giant as though he was.
a pigmy.
An hour later the word went out
from Giant Gabe to his adherents to
return to their homes. To the rebel
lious home-town mob Gabe sent oth
er word, that if any further move
was made against the new mayor "he
would wade in and clean out the
crowd tavern and all!"
So Nancy, wife of Giant Gabe,
saved the day, and Tolliver Gulch set
tled down into respectability and its
mayor married Vehna Dalton.
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THE HIGH SCHOOL GIRL IN
TAILOR MADES
Fashion no longer neglects the
school girl and the school girl no
longer neglects fashion. Some of
the smartest tailored suits of the sea
son are those designed for the high
school wear.
A very good model for the "tailor
ed" maid to study is this sketch
which shows a novelty cloth in brown
and blue and tan check. The front of
the coat forms a shield which opens
at one side; brown bone buttons
make a simple- frimming and- darE
brown velvet edges the belt, the cuffs
and the military collar. The patch
pocket is ornamental, and as any
school girl can tell you it is very use
ful, too.
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HOUSEHOLD HELPS
To brighten oil " lamps, boil the
burner in buttermilk.
When paint sticks to glass it may'
be removed with hot vinegar.
Mend the clothing before launder
ing and thus save mending a larger
hole.
' Bathe sunburn with sweet creanv
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