Armand, -which is a big Paris costime
house I have heard Betty tell of. So
I know this is straight goods.
"Big hips are to be eliminated,"
Betty's letter says, "and, skirts are to
be less full. Tendency to enlarge
sleeves near shoulder is marked, but
not so pronounced as old leg-of-mutton
That last .reads to me as if they
had got Betty mixed up with the live
stock reporter, but maybe you can
figure out what it means.
But cheer up, you fellows that
hang around the cigar store
Also, perhaps, yoU girls that pass
the cigar store eight or ten times
The last sentence in Betty's letter
"Changes not to take effect until
So, for the rest of the summer and
fall, fellows, and maybe girls, the
cigar stoje corner will be as popular
YOU MAY GROW FRUIT IN YOUR HOUSE AND
PICK IT FRESH EACH DAY
riously at work on it and believes he
Interesting innovations in house
work woud result from complete de
velopment of the indoor tree.
A selection of toothsome varieties
could be scattered about the ktchen
or arranged in a suhny bay-window
The fruit huckster would be a
thing of the past.
'Orchards would be necessary only
for commercial purposes.
Dwellers in apartments and flats
could solve the fresh fruit problem
by placing an indoor apple tree, an
orange tree, a lemon tree and per
haps another variety or two on the
window led'ges. '
One could pick his choice fruits
Housewives could enhance the
pleasure of hot cakes and coffee with
a selection of dwarfed fruits from
the indoor family orchard.
From meal to meal added attrac
tions and novelties would increase
the joy of living.
"The successful production of
dwarf trees that will bear fruit in
doors will, I believe, fill a crying need
in all households," said Bach.
"Already I have had some small
"success in my experiments in this
line. I intend to continue until I have
something really worth while to an
nounce. At present I have a tree at
W. H. Bach, Plant Expert
Roberts, Cal., Aug. 15. Indoor
fruit trees, supplying the needs of
the family table, are a possibility of
One such tree has already been
produced. It is scarcely a foot Jiigh
and yet it has borne full-grown
As the present this unique idea is
only in the experimental stage, but
W. H. Bach, its originator, plant
wizard of Southern California, is se-
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