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Rjjen irant to rent m bouse in Paris today
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Stka undertaker to list the late renter's
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,The cities are crowded, not only be
ne there is no building going on now,
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the country people are not going back
lo the farm sake they !" " "
U the dty are turner.
u. Rnlvrt Crenueuz told of her
apartment-hunting experience. It sound.
ed like America. "" j
iben had to stay where she wss living.
"The day has passed when Americans
can bring a small fortune to France and
lire comfortably the rest of their hves,"
she said. ... ..
"You used to gel lOTCiy nomra mm
large living rooms, four bedrooms and
two baths for 6,000 francs. Today they
are over 13.WW lrancs wiw ibou -posits-and
then you dont fmd them.
"Oh hving is very dear for the French.
The exchange on dollars is high and )ou
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departments invaded, no coal, homed
WHST MEAT COSTS
This charming, educated woman, who
looks after housekeeping and marketing
herself, compared, market prices
"Cheap cuts of beef are H francs a
kilo about 75 cents a pound and a leg of
mutton costs about ft But vegetable.
are cheap. wTt flour is high and still
mixed with rye flour, ss in war times.
"France is today paying more for every
srticle than she did in the most danger
ens period of the war."
But Mme. iw"-"""-"
women of her class can pay the prices.
How the poor French mother is keeping
THE COLOJaiA EVENING inSSOURIAN. SATLTU)AYt.SEPTE.lBER 4. 1920.
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Jamilr together Is learted'of MH v Per
rin, bead ol the Stars and Stripes on-.
reaa of toe American Ked uoss.
During the war and the following
months. Mile. Perrin has been director
.if snm ?mi. f.Mni.. lfmhfY of
tlie American Legion adopted the chdd-
ren of 3,000 trench soldiers Kiuea in
Under the bureau. 700 mothers of the
ifXM have become self supporting, no
longer needing the assistance of the Bed
"But the women are giving out," said
Mile. Perrin. "They have worked too
The afternoons are no longer a timeTor
lively scene and weu-oreasea women.
And all this has occurred since war
tunes, everyone agrees. v ,
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Mauame uocvgc cwunwu wu -dame
"The women don't want to go back to
the farms where lovely hand-embroidered
garments seen in Paris shops are made.
They can earn more in cities. Today
I pay my apprentices 30 franca. Yester
day I paid ten."
The lovely creations in gowns are.few,
but the dainty underwear is still plenti
r..i tfnwnrr. the mialirv of silk and
Jllle Perrin. I fc ood in the new stocU
hard for their chjHren and eaten too, musu a
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m ili rnunirv for 150 francs a month and
let the mothers rest.
"dyivc uke ruts
nut ltii- French neonle are giving out
Tliey are dying like flies," said a French
dressmaker, who told me ot six acquaini
ances who had died during the week.
" 'Overwork, too little toodl neacuon
r !, tmM itrrnn durine the war!
They catch any disease that comes along.
"This dressmaker tells me iat she has
an entirely new clientel; wives of manu
facturers, instead of officers' wvtes who
are now at home making their own
clothes and een doing t&etr own wasn.
Thev no Ionter need or can pay for
Madame Liberge's gowns.
They no longer usit gay lea suuF
with beaux, as they did during the war.
"owlhe train how rural France could re-' are owned and run by our women today.
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Cover 0 Soon wnen o.uiuiy men wu rmuvo iuuju u. -
been taken in the war. t bet for the women who are running tie
....j 1 1 I,, .o mn rarms as business, as well, it not Hetier. in. ..
well as bake shops and groceries .'n the hu--hands who were killed in the war.
absence of the husband w!io did not come I
back, in so many cases. He replied. U'llONE OiYAEE ' '1
L yet the government will get ,t back, !
indirectly. r-mnt. r.l mt. 1. Cambria s
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i u .Knn It In tlut old dava. now
Cost 27 franca and the finest 50 or 65
francs. Silk and cotton gloves are all
that the French women can attoro.
"Everything in our store is bought by
the tourists," the shopkeepers say.
IXATHEB IS SCASCT.
Leather is still scarce and shoes that
were 25 francs before the war are now
rn.. t,mM that amount.
And when you go to some of the battle
fields you can understand how the
Wnrh oeasant can sell their vegetables
and fruits so cheaply. Around Chateau-
Thierry fruitful tarma iiounsu agsm.
You can scarcely tell that garden patches
had ever been disturbed by anything
more deadly than a plowshare
It waa asked of an intelligent farmer
G. Cuerrafha petitioned the state rail
road commission to permit her to i dis
continue service to her II subscribers;
she sets forth she is oa J
poor health and unable to get competent
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Mrs. Cuerraa rales are . "- -
r -i l..- fnraininz their
monui lor muuhi. --
own instruments, and $1 a month if she
installs her own outlit-
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Two ears ago a German pilsner ol
war named Ilcpp was tried by court-
martial for the murder in airw -
cmstances, of a fanner's wife andi
daughter. He was condemned to death, T
but it i tiow lounu uui nc Liuiut oe
executed, and it wouM seem that he
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as a condemned man whoe sentence can
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neither oe jtio" "" .,.w uu Iu
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and Cermany agreed not to carry out
sentences on prisoners ot war. it was
m.,n to irert in the Peace Trtaty a
!.!,, ensblinE the Allies In deal witi
iflasrant crirae but at llw last moment.
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FOR MEN AND LADIES
See our wonderful collection of all-wool sweaters in
solid or fancr colors. -.
These dully mornings and evenings call for one of
We have them in Hacks, blues, grays, browns, greens,
and other fancy colors. Prices range from
. IN SELECTING YOUR MILK SUPPLY
Our milk is produced under Sanitary Conditions at the
Farms. Brought to our plant where the most Modem San
itary Eqmupeint Clarifies and Pasteurizes it in accordance
with U. S. Government Specifications.
Be sure you get Pasteurized Milk from W. E. D. Co.
YOU WILL ENJOY THE SERVICE
How often have jou heard that expression the past eek? And
no wonder, for the refreshments sencd at most receptions,
teas and parties the past cek came from Harris.' Missouri
Students and Columbia Hostesses know that if their catering
orders are entrusted to Harris' that they are sure of originality,
and daintiness in the'ices, pastries 'salads, sandwiches and con
fections set before their guests.
Harris' will take entire charge of the sening for you, or if
you vwsh, furnish ner thing ready to senc. Your needs are
alwajs the first consideration. You cart select just exactly
the menu hich you want. Original and unusual ideas will
be orked'out for jou. Mr. Millard will gUe his pcrfonal
supervision to all catering orders.
The Harris' Tea Room U a pleasant setting for a dinner
or smart luncheon. Here, too, you can select our own
and enjoy all the charm of Harris' sen ice.
"Perfection In Confection"
Millard & Sisson.
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WANTED-A Name ! !
One Box of 50 Muriel Manhattans
-Mild Havanas-2 for 25 cents size, will be given to ,
the person offering us the bestnamefor our new bar ,
recently opened in the Rex Billiard Parlors. , ; . ;
Award will be madenext Saturday, Sept 11, at .,
12 noon All entries must be in by that time.
We are offersng a complete lineof Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobacco, can
dies mmts and aU bottled soft '
aieb, liiiuto x -bu a Awicrht hnfh R arid 10
The only bar in town witn fymeubei-i3un e
Entries can be turned in at the bar or at the Missourian office.
Suggestions given so iar
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