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he summed up an eternity. Then he
went through the church. At the
door he came upon the young moth
er. She was just leaving, and at her
side, behind the pillar, where he had
stood throughout the ceremony, he
saw his son.
For just one instant the two men
hesitated. Then the Dean's arms
were about the grown man, as if he
were the little boy whom he had lost
"You must come home," he said.
"This day I have taken two children
into my Father's house."
(Copyright, 1916, W. G. Chapman.)
JUST A WORD ABOUT YOUR NEW
By Betty Brown
Don't slight your sleeve. It will
spoil your gown. The sleeve is im
portant. In the sheer dresses to be
worn in midsummer it will be short
and much frilled and puffed. The
short sleeve will have no great favor.
One of the fussy but pretty sleeves
I saw in the making in an exclusive
clothes shop is cut to fit closely to
the arm and is trimmed with a se
ries of narrow bias ruffles that flare
upward just above the cuff. Similar
little ruffles flare upward above the
elbow. The Bishop sleeve, drawn
close at the wrist with ribbon, is
fashionable for the simple summer
Voile and taffeta is combined in
so many new summer frocks I pre
dict a craze for voile.
Bands of hair lace used under fine
lace puts the flare in the frills of
filmy frocks. It is invisible. That's
why it's popular.
Alpaca, beloved by our maiden
aunts 20 years ago, is among the
newest of new summer fabrics. It's
no longer gray and prim and maiden-aunt-ish.
Plaid and checked and
striped in gaudiest colors are the
Many a woman has sold herself for
a fine home to find that it contains
only torture racks for a broken heart
GIRL OF EIGHT, PRODIGY, ON A
TOUR OF THE ORIENT
Miss Beatrice Ruth Willard, who
astonished educators when she
qualified o enter high school at 7
years of age. That happened one
year ago and is only a minor exam
ple of the remarkable precocity of
the child. Prominent men and wom
en in school work have marveled at
her intellectual development.
With her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Willard, she sailed for the
Orient recently from her home in
San Francisco on a tour to further
extend her education. Equipped with
a portable typewriter, she will write
her experiences and impressions as
the journey progresses. She is just
four weeks past 8 years old now.
Average of about 350 births and
70 deaths a day in. London j