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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 20',
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"Oh, Albion, how silly I have
been!" breathed Minna.
"I also add a small gift for my
namesake. Will duplicate each year
if he behaves himself."
"Norman misbehave himself L The
idea!" cried the fond mother." "What
is it, Albion?"
"A $500 bill," answered Albion,
fluttering the bank note in, question.
"Oh, it can't be possible!"
"Look for yourself and be con
vinced." "And I had my. scare all for noth
ing," narrated Minna to Mrs. Rush.
"And Knifer Dodd had no idea of
blowing us all to smithereens. And
wasn't Albion brave, starting right
into the jaws of danger!" ,
"To discover an innocent stick of
peppermint candy!" laughed the
neighbor, cheerily. "Oh, dear! it
teaches us always to hope for the
best, doesn't it, now?"
RICE AS A VEGETABLE
Rice, well cooked, is excellent
when served as a vegetable with
meats, as in the well-known "chick
en and rice." Such uses of rice are
particularly welcome in the period
when the "old potatoes" are not very
palatable and "new potatoes" have
not yet appeared in the locality or
are high in price in market
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
SejL 151787. French inhabitants
of Illinois, through an agen, Tardi
veau, petitioned congress for a free
grant of 500 acres for every male cit
izen among them, in consideration of
the losses and oppression suffered by
them at the hands of Virginia .soldiers.
BASEBALL AND THE FAN
A woman who had. some knowl
edge of baseball took a friend to a
"Isn't that fine?" said the first
"We have a man on every base."
"Why, that's nothing," said the
friend," so have they."
HERE'S WHAT THE WOMEN ARE
WEARING AT PRESENT
By Betty Brown.
Shoes of canary color suede and
Spats the color of buttercups to
top white pumps or Oxfords.
Party dresses as yellow .as the
heart of a daisy, and made of filme
tulle from which you may gather,
as I did after visiting a dozen fashion
exhibits, that yellow is popular.
A long narrow scarf that winds
gracefully around the neck and drops
below the waist line is one of the
faddy things of the autumn. The
scarf is of the same material as the
street suit to which it belongs and
at either end there's an odd-shaped
patch of seal or some other fur.
The veil-less lady is a rarity, Some
of the new veils are lovely, and all
are voluminous and float about the
face and shoulders in a way that's
Study the violet, dear lady, if you
would know the "colors of the season.
Maple leaf red is one of the new
colors brought out this fall. Bur
gurdy and other shades of reddish
purple are also favored.
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GREAT LITTLE OLD
PLACE OR.TE. DOV&j
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