ciety, -which looks' after the welfare
of dependent children, had the father
arrested in Los Angeles for failure to
provide. He -was brought to Fresno
in charge of a police officer.
Let us legally adopt the girls and
we will not demand the $400, was the
bargain suggested by Mrs. Christie.
Pay S25 for the expenses of the police
department for bringing you here,
and it will be all right with us, said
the humane society.
The bargain was made and sanc
tioned by the court The Christies
got the children, and the father his
liberty, free from debt
o o "
PLANS MEMORIAL -TO AUTHOR
OF "STAR SPANGLED BANNER"
In competition with noted sculp
tors Niehaus of Cincinnati has won'
the commission to design and recjt
a monument to Francis Scott Key,
composer of "The Star Spangled
The monument will cost $75,000
and will stand in Baltimore.
Niehaus is famous for his bronze
doors of Trinity church in New York
and portrait statues in, the capital at
BETTY BROWN TELLS ABOUT
Be prepared to be well cuffed by
Lady Fashion this fall! Cuffs on
your shoes, on your gloves, -a cuff
like brim oil your turban and a band
of fur on your skirt that looks like a
cuff! But the cunningest cuffs are
the turn-overs on the new street
gloves. A gray or light colored
glove has an inch-deep turn-back
cuff of dark brown.
Gay colors will glorify our clothes
for the next six .months. Paris is
wearing subdued colors, but Paris
designers are sending us models in
the gaudiest colors. Vivid green for
evening wear, mahogany and the
various wine shades for street
frocks, black tints and saffron color
for top coats.
Shoes that lace 'way up almost to
the knee and in chocolate brown,
dark gray, lemon tints are good
style. Spats button very high and
the smartest are strapped at the top
with a cldth strap fastened with a
The Russian blouse of velvet in
burgundy, green or taupe is charm
ing for afternoon. In exclusive shops
these velvet blouses trimmed with
fur have the spotlight
So many long coats will be worn
this winter we may count on the
vogue of the VERY short skirt. The
long skirt robs the long coat of
In a certain ' coast city many
strangers take furnished houses for
the winter, and a young woman
there is fond of keeping tab on them
and discussing their affairs. Of one
family in particular she spQke- in de-
tail, their wealth, their children, and,
alas, the obvious aloofness of the
rest of the winter colony.
"I don't know nothing about 'em,"
she declared one day. "But I will
say, my husband, who collects gar
bage, says that they have perfectly
swell swill !'
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