Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
have only been matching her at her
own game. She likes nothing so
much in the world as a flirtation. She
couldn't be in earnest"
"Ah, yes, she is this time, and "
"I'm sorry," he said, "if that's
true, but I don't think so. At any rate
I wouldn't marry a woman who
would flirt with any man who at
tracted her. Do you think a man
who brings all the respect and devo
tion of his life to the woman he loves
would choose that kind of a girl?"
"I had had thought not, but "
"But now are you sure?"
She let her take him in his arms
with a smothered "yes."
(Copyright, 1917, "VV. G. Chapman.)
CARE OF WOODWORK
By Mary Urie Watson,
Domestic Science Expert, Ontario
To dust woodwork one or more
damp flannelette dusters are re
quired. A steel wire brush, such as
is used by painters, will expedite the
cleaning out of corners and angles
when woodwork has been badly neg
lected. Begin at one corner of the room
and dust the baseboard of wainscot
ing. Do the doors and windiws as they
Use the dusters to wipe up the dust
and do not shake them about. When
one duster becomes dirty take anoth
er. Go over every board of the wood
work and be careful not to slur over
To clean woodwork, a fiber tub,
two flannelette dusters, borax and
warm water are required.
Put a level tablespoon of borax
into the tub and half fill the tub with
Wash a section of the woodwork
with one duster and immediately rub
dry with the other duster before pro
ceeding to the next section.
To polish woodwork or floors with
kerosene the necessary apparatus is
the can of kerosene, kerosene plate,
kerosene mitt, handful of cotton
waste or old soft cloth, and a wool
en or flannelette cloth.
Put a very thin layer of kerosene
in the plate and dip the mitt into it.
Rub a section of the wood hard
with the mitt, being careful to clean
out the corners thoroughly. limner
diately rub as much kerosene off the
section as possible 'with the cotton
waste. Then clean the next "section
When all the wood has been
cleaned and the first section has
stood for at least an hour, polish it
with the woolen cloth.
He The styles in woman's clothes
She Don't worry, dear. They'll
change before you get me any,.