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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 20

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to pay the ladies' fare halfway. And
there were odds and ends left over
that nobody wanted to touch. They
were all afraid of the property money.
It looked too real lead stamped and
gilded. Country folks have vague
fears of the law. " -
"That's how Jim got that bag of
fake gold, and he said to me what a
joke it would be to bury it in the old
man Lane's born, and watch his face
when he found it We didn't know
that we were bestowing God's provi
dence upon his wife and daughter.
Changed the whole nature of the man
and sent him happy to his grave.
Yes, sir, hfe is a queer problem, but
the moral I get out of it is, 'let the
morrow take care of itself.' At least,
Sim's fears and terrors niight have
been with him to the grave, instead
of being dropped when he sewed up
eight thousand dollars of fake money
inside the mattress."
LITTLE QUIRKS OF FASHION
Hoop-la; here comes the barrel
skirt! Round and wide like any bar
rel Full at the hips, drawn in so
close at the bottom its outline is ex
actly that of the ol' rain bar'l.
The covert coat with wide flare at
the bottom and narrow at the shoul
der line has the spotlight in the shop
windows. The sleeves are usually
raglan sleeves, and, of course, there
are pockets.
For the short skirt you must have
a short umbrella. To carry the long
handled rain protector with a short
skirt is not really good form, you
know. The new umbrella swings
from a leather wrist strap same as
your shopping bag.
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WHAT'S IN A NAME?
The Shakespeare club met with
Mrs. Gillette. The programs of yes
terday and of a week ago Monday
were combined. The following sub
jects were discussed: City of San
Diego, Robinson Crusoe's island, the
president of Chili, and the South
American desert Niles, Mich., Sun.
RICH MAN'S SON MADE HIS OWN
AUTOMOBILE
David Steinmetz, Jr.
San Francisco. Sons of wealthy
men have gained the reputation
perhaps unjustly of being gay,
reckless youths, who scorn work.
David Steinmetz, 16, son of D. H.
Steinmetz, a Sonora, Cal., banker,
repudiates such a reputation.
He toiled for weeks in his work
shop making an automobile with his
own hands. When he finished the
machine "rambled right along" just
like a factory car.
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THE ELDER'S INSPIRATION
"This afternoon,'" announced the
presiding officer at the conference
of ministers, "Elder Jones will read
a paper on "The DeviL' Please be
prompt in attendance, for Brother
Jones has spent "much time on the
paper and is full of his subject."
Ladies' Home JoumaJ . ,
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