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and then, all at once, looking at Mr.
Griggs moaning and cursing, and at
father, with that humorous look he
always had when things went wrong,
she suddenly burst out laughing hys
terically. And father put his arm
"Beat it!" he said to Mr. Griggs.
Mr. Griggs took one last look at
the situation, as the saying goes, and
took to his heels. And father and
mother began kissing each other.
"I guess your taste in beaus isn't
much better than your taste in hus
bands, old girl," said father. "Hap
pily we have the same taste in boys.
So we all walked home arm in arm
ond never thought about the ma
chines. And father is still father,
but Mr. Griggs left town next day
and hasn't come back yet.
JUST A WORD ABOUT FASHIONS
By Betty Brown
The sailor hat sails right on into
greater popularity every hour. You
may not like it, but you must wear it
Leather' braid shines on many new
serge tailored suits. It is stunning
on navy blue. For skirt bands or
pipings on jackets it is the last word.
Alpaca, which you may remember
as mohair or Silician, is one of the
season's revivals. In tailored suits
when skirts are not too billowy it
is smart and it is light, just the thing
for the midsummer tailored stftt
Sailor collars of striped linen on
blouses of white handkerchief linen
are among the faddy things you will
see in the shops.
For the fifth time in two years
John Engelsberg, proprietor of a ca
baret in Panama City, has come to
New LYork for more cabaret girls.
Owing to the scarcity of girls on the
isthmus and the attractiveness of
the singers none of the four previous
assortments have remained true to
their art, and single, for more than
o ' '
She is Virginia Lee Riblets, daugh
ter of Byron C. Riblets, civil engineer
of Spokane, Wash. Her motto was:
"If you can't get a position in a mo
tion picture company, start one of
And thaf s just what she did. Miss
Riblets wrote an extensive and in
teresting scenario, hired her own
camera man and director and with
her society friends produced a five
reel photodrama oh her father's es
tate near Spokane.
Later she secured a position with
the Lasky company. Many have
commented on her remarkable re
semblance to the famous screen, star.