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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1913.
HI! LLl ZAZITU T.-'vJG
5j Dear Mrs. Thompson: 1 am IS years T
jjfcld and em desperately in love with a I
$oung maa of No. Mr;. Thorn p-j
jion, don't say that I am loo young to j
;fce really in love, for I am no . I know J
9 love thifc man. but have nver at-d
aio around him. for I do not think it
ise to let a bry kmr you l:ke him. t
-He lias told tr." many times mat ne ,
;toied Bie fud hue iven n.e several ,'
Jftire presents. .
,( ne i- a re-pt-.
av aci nia or a ! a mou n
-fcut don't th:i:k I like him
jpirwe-y.. for i 'icn'l.
j I Kilo - e.i u'iol i. yj. I
rfrerybecy. I i:?vc ar. ': wnr vor.
41 with 1. 'in a'-iou: a
r:nks t'l' r :.-'-
TVJ brd 1.1 !
Vs fli.T-i- "-r
s :t 1 I have nud"
T p-r'-!" o:ii rrnin:
:i J e .pr o"1" spaks
i if "Piany
tH rn'i l ' ;
1? j mv ru'Ml.er aid
i am t k vounic :o keep
h a- ,-,yR at all .ai
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Xrf-f :(. c 'ir . ;.n-J Lit civ h:
I To Lo-on:'- :u v-.'e. ,
i () ;-; T ior!p-'-n. 1 Vt: I love
i' I '' ::'t . a-) l:vjbev niv
ft 'r n: '. f " I ! ''I: of tii'H. b'lt it
-r:i - :.'-!:' t ;- t i
ie ihat r.f i.s t'i. man ?rr m-.
I have rot civi-n tiiis U in an.-wtr
nd nil! n'.t rio so i:n::l you sr.s.v.-r 1 You may omi" "unt-n the occasion of
JS.v n i' t "-ri. I '"i aTid o ( ns i t i Vr. Smith s birthday" if you w ish.
5r ' "''-"'I be-aiiso 1 lund aino:ince t. your assemb'ed
ni v. exB't!-- l:'v it -nd. but I guests tlu" the tea is in honT of your;
want .scire rj-irri-d p-r'n's advice-. nio'her's birthdav.
$nd 1 woill rat?:--r tru1-. yoi morel
i'ian anc:ie I kn.v. , lu ar Mrs. Thomi.on: A a juvenile '
Dear l :t girl, f
tiiv o.vn ,
ir.y adk !c- o:il-I b" . a:t. .
T, There is no '-- t Ti-iiR oi 'ha
lrio nc !o.e this isijn. l-ai4-e
think von And nial - von tut; out i
Wove i' by uai'iiu ln'i a roup!e I
at v. zrv You wo ifdn't want to marry
l m i nutf j,;in i;niiat' v af tw ara i
when vt.-u found he really v.a no tii"
right man for ti. would you?
;. A. so. h" iriv sl:.-.-r'l love nu. If
e does. will be wiHir-e. f-r yur
juke, to ai' i-Titil you are at i-asr a
fcouple of year o!d-r. b-fire askii?
J?oii to h"-o:n ensj-rel to li m.
You i:iay no: know it. dear, but no
Civic Department Told
of Two Public Nuisances
Dr. . I All n of Davenport, ill
addrr.sstti. t:e t ivic dfpart me-it of the
Woman's i lull jt sN-rdav on the sul-j
jcrt cf 'SmoKe," a' a meeting held in
lfi-oada Presbyterian Sunday school '
rfoms. !a;l mat or is t:ie norr. , p;
possible k nd of dTt ti.t a city j
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Ifirre xtatrd tiiai it is one wht. ii
tied not cause so much trouble if
-WITH 111 I f 1 1 t .1.1 . . I 1 1 1 I' l'll'l
is tak.-n to pre-
Ir. A ehi tak. d .
nt its spread.
fa' an informal way on the dat:g.-r to.
the l.eal'b of the communi'v through ,
breathing the rmokr lalr:i air. explain-
in lii- functions of the lungs and their.
power 'o throw oft Hie pctonoi:s gate. .
Foot l-.as great power of ab?rp:;o3 of;
git-ei. the sulpht r it conTain cor-
rode-. i tuiits the eaflv growth of
vrpetat.o'i, ami .1 has I 11 claim' d
that it is coincident with can.-r Ho
viewed tlie snhiect from ilie economic
and aitiBtic s'.d-s atui, sli ed the great
moi:r.t of mo:-."y that -iju!d fx' saved
every day by the sup:r'ji'ig of the
smoke nuisance. The exwior of bi;Hd-
Yuletide in the Northlands
BY MARY AQU I N.
Now here is Chris' n..; more observed Bailie ami the Catieat.
than in 'he north lands Penmark. ' In t he o'i'.itry d't-lric :s tlie exchange
Norway and Sweden. Tiie f:r.t of ,,r gi'ts is not generally practiced. :he
Ietember the women begin to prepare season being observed in social ar.
for Yuletide and at this time cooking Mtitics ar.d taste is abandoned and
Is well under way for the bic feasts niaster and servajit ignore their re
Oat taie la e Chrislmas and several . spective station. "Yulenat" all gather
wek later. Xor i i t!ie custom to par ake of be feast. After a short
spend th greater part of January In devotion aif join in "gladelig yule."
paying visits to relatives and this goes 1 fames and dancing There you will
hard on the larder. 1 fee the master of the house dancing
j In every well organized farm house I th maid, his good frau with on
'there is a "brvkkorg"- a very large ' of the farm hands. All Is merriment
roo:n with stone floor and supplied and as midnigh- approaches the host
'with a well or cistern. In this, large ; extends "g!ad.-I;g yule' accompanied
workshop the women relsn supreme,
Here is hung a copper keft'e w here J
,more than a hundred sausages may be.
jboiled at once; a'so a larce bakeoven 1
la. . ..lit - . -.. t . t
H III l ruiulULNIf O ' ' U4 CP I'L
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f 1 p uieiii. n 1 ea i i u.mrj j li tiaun- ;
ities and a special method of caring tor
lr keeps It fret.h and moist a ery ,ong .
ftime. Brewing vats, where non ia'oxl- j
eating malt "oil" is brewed for family i
luse. re Included n a e:rfer i.res
(and a hute fireplace wher? meats are 1
f smoked. The bryWkorg is also used for i
I slaughtering. The curies cf meat Is !
.the nation's specialty. The mid lie of :
November the geese are rounded up, !
f penned and fattened on oats. During ; w
December they are killed and cooked j
i'n various was. Smoked goose breas- j
li t favorite, likewise goose meat
J packed in its own grease in stone jars.
JThe larder is crammed with beef.
i pork, poultry, cheese and butter and
;rTher good foods, prepared to satisfy
these beaitbr folk, made bungrv by
girl of 15 is fit to be narrl?J.
should have jour full growth
yo,jr mird should ma ure somewhat
before ou marry.
f you are going to '
i make a cooi wife. Your mother should
! have te'd you tliore thinss. I w :sh I
you in my arms and el
lfr-r Mr.-. Thompson: Our mother's
li.ruinav ar.tiivtTiary comes in Janu
ary and w c would like to give a tea for
!if:; voulj a!oO l:k- 'or mv mat her-
!n !aw' he b""0"; wai
X1 ,U -hn . hou!d .tnf? 'nvita-
"o;'s 'ad? Tiiank r.j; ou in advance.
inv:ta;icn miht rea l as fol-i
"Mrs. JoLn Jones and Mi.s Kleanor :
.-ni.tli ask tit" p'e3si:n- of yoir com-
par.y at tea on Wednesday. January !
r.'i-. nt the hopi cf Miss Smi;h. ta ,
ir.f t Mr. Frank Jr:;i s and Mr. John
Smith, upon "he occasion of Mrs.
.r.rtv r::-t tlie ads wenr short;
. tl'ouch married. How are;
... .1 to he dressed?
A. M. S. ;
If a'l the uuht are supposed to i
rlresfi nke rntinren M is pernnssi oie to ;
w ear thorl .-kins, thorgii no ners-
?arv. One niicht dress in Kate Green-
awa v -Dyu;nif. or apr'3r as a vi-rv
voting baby in a
long dress. The
. i i .1 . ...,,nf. ..Kill- -
dres-d 'ike little girls. The men
ii j t-!-. i .ir.- k
timiiM ucjr knee trousers. b:ouses.
email ..v- ti... nnil even buv or make
wigs that will make them look as i Woods. The house had bef n very pret
juvenile as possible. '' decorated in the Christmas colors,
I red and green. In the library green
; hie are damagtd. in'er'or drapes, pa-!
pers etc., are ru ti' d by smoke, and
s'il!h:s are .oated s that many!
in:-s their isef ninths is destroyed.'
' He had no special remedies for the
sui pr' ssion of the nuisam e, except the !
installation of t-mcke cottstimers.
Th subject fo:iow'in Dr. Allen's i
i rittita'ion was open for discussion !
r. d a number cf members of the de-
arime.-iT stietested means for doing ;
away w iUi ttietroubie. j
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III. m i.. lll IJ1IIP irdu A I.UITI "II
ip,. nubject. "Millboards." She stated J
tha: the b ll!oardrf serve as an index ;
to the state of culture of a city, to its :
na.ntarv conditk ti and civic pride. She I
held that they were detrimental to
heaith because of the fart that refuse
of all kinds was hfad at the tear or,
ti.-m. making the surrounding most ;
unsanitary. They protect the ciim-
tr.al and afford an easy hiding place
and an iav matis cf t-lu'i'ng the po-
1 e ft; ers. They are i:r,sighf!y. in- I
ar:is:ic. snd frcipj n'ly cut off other- Mrs. Frank Pat'erson to her home,
wi-i- l.eautif il views f na'ure. She , it) I I Fifteenth str t. yesterday to help
h!d tiiat r.o prop.'rtr owner ought to celebrate the fourth anniversary of
have the right to ci'ise the deter'ora- i her son, Charles Frrrierck. They play
txn of adjohiing property by giving j cd gaine.4 and had a merry afternoon
his lot for the pla-ing of billboards. and were Ia'er served w ith a fine
She cla'iiied that in-: city ghild have j , . . . . . . .
the frtrh bree.e-s cf the Nor h sea. the
by a "nat cappe." usually a glass or j
Iran Jy w ine.
The next day- and the next day
tr niany days folowing. social par-
i am nf fri.nrla anl d linl 'irl nnil n !
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tan iniHeri.' a nH m W & rt rr ni S effnrt
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an preparation in filling the :arder.
Perhaps it is a survival of a primeval;
spirit that causes the people of Nor-!
way. sweuen and Denmark :o make so 1
much Of the Ihrilmas season.
In the days of the Vikings there .
were great feast days and festivities.
Not because the Christ was born, but
because the flees of the Vikings had
tome home from foreign shores laden
ith plunder and riches taken in bat
ties on the high seas. Later when
they were converted to Christianity it
was but natural that the'spirit of the
feast days of conquest should survive.
It is to be hoped "gladelig yule" may
long be continued to be observed in
the simplicity, friendliness and good
"is8ed in tie northliad?. ;
ia Us power the r'ght to control tfcej
placing of billboards as it bas the I
power to control ether objectionable.'
The business of the department was
brief and the only matter reported w.as
the action of the beard In dropping
the Saturday early closing matter.)
which had been advocated at the pre-1
The next meetiac of the department
will be held Jan. !. when M!ss Harriet
Vittum of the Northwest Settlement of
Chicago will Freak on "Municipal
PUPILS GIVE PROGRAM.
A number of the piano pupils of
Mrs. Murrel Lindorff gave the second
of a series of recitals last evening at
her home. 919 Twentieth street. The
parents and friends of the performers
were present and enjoyed the follow--
j inK program:
Walts Schnioll I . . . Harold Woodbury
Bobolink I Krogman i . . Lucile Ie Long
Buzzing Bee (Spaulding)
. Angela Hearle
Chiming Bells ( Rowc) ..Merle De U)ng
Katydids (Rowel Wilbur Cramer
Day Dreams Allan Klove
Pixie's Cood Night Song (Brown.)..
Dancing Dai-us Spaulding I
The Cuckoo (Van Gael)
Arvilla Shinskl !
airie (Jueen t St einheimer
. I'aul Trenkenschuh
' Indian Pixie I Brown I
At Twilight (Baldwin)
jy Bonnie laddie (Benson)
;,inr p.nv's Dream (Iallache)
Kvening Chimes ( Marzian )
Tv.iiight Bells .... Henrietta Hanshaw
Ripples of Alabama Clara Arnell
Music Box (Leibich)
Ixve's Dream ( Brow n) ... Anna Rettig
Hungary ( Koelliug ).'.... Ruth Wilson
Old Black Joe (Gimbell
FORM BLUEBIRD CLUB
The Misses Irene. Hel n and R'ithaud that right soon if all are to be
Dodsen. at their home. Ififm Twenty-1 made happy. A dollar or five or more
riRii' n sircci, msi -t-uiu rmri ,onuu
a number of young women w ho organ -
ized w ha' trey call the Bluebird club,
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,nri. .ujimp nim i.r, n . . c-
ident, Mi.-s Irene Don sen vice presi- ,
rittnl onl I 1 .. I -I n T t Ilnvlo t-o
arc: Misses Bessie Williams. Helen
. . . .
and Kutli iwasen. h.mny and Irene,
Snndehn, Grate Duffy and
was used, in the living room, red, and
! in the dining room, red and green, and
the lights were shaded in the same
'colors. The young women ' spent the
evening playing games, and in a con
i test Miss Williams took the prize. At
midnight a buffet lunch was served.
' and then the crowd enjoyed a slumber
; party with not much sleep. Th's- morn
: ina thev had breakfast together. The
ciuo is planning a .ew l ear s par'j.
QUEEN ESTHER GUILD.
Members of the Queen Esther guild
of the First Methodist church were
entertained last evening by Miss Mary
Snyder at her home. 2124 Eighteenth
avenue. At the business session it
w as decided to continue selling post
cards as a mans of raising money J
fir carrying on the work of the so-.
-'. ty. Contributions to the Christmas
lt.v vert rir-i.vil nnfl flii Kneiefv At-
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cided to send the box this year to the
school at Tucson, Ariz., where the so-
oety is paying lor ine support 01.1
a little girl. Mm. W. A. Smutz re-
ported the conference of mission so- j
cieues neia ai .noumouiu. m-i iiio.iiu. ,
which sue aiit-nuen as oe:eSaie. 11 -
iresninenis were serv eu ounng me so
CELEBRATE FOURTH BIRTHDAY,
Twelve little tots were invited by
SHE'S A BUD FROM
THE NAVY CIRCLE
Miss Margaret Fechteler.
Misa Margaret Fechteler, th?
tractive daughter of Captain A.
Fechteler. V. S. N.. and Mrs. Fech
teler. is a debutante In Washington
society for the navy circle. On De
cember 16 Mrs. Franklin K. Lane.
wife of the secretary of the interior, J
will c!ve a tea in her honor.
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SANTA GLAUS IN
NEED OF FUNDS
Committee in Charge of Distn-
button of Christmas Gifts
Must Have Money.
With more children than ever to
provide for this year. The Argus
Santa Claus committee is in need of
additional funds to carry on the work
of suBDlvihc the Door tots of the city
with Christmas gifts. While some ofBoth costumes were very unique and
the uood Fellows, who give noerauy
every year to the cause, have this
year doubled their contributions, the
funds 'are still inadequate to the
needs. Unless donations to the fund
come In liberally within the next few
days there will be a number of cliil
dren who w-ill wake Christmas morn
ing to And an empty stocking and the
, cneer that ,,as beeQ anUclpated for
Kvery mail brings appeals from the
children that are most pathetic, the
scraps of crumpled paper bespeaking
the poverty of the home from which
they are sent. It is true in Rock Is
land as in every other city of the coun
try that one-half of the world does not
know- how the other half lives. The
abject poverty of some homes is In
conceivable to those persons who
have never visited any such places,
but one has but to ask any charity
worker of the city to learn of deplor
able conditions. Many times the fami
lies are most respectable, well born
and bred and self " respecting, but
through reverses have been brought
to their present condition. Perhaps
the older children have at some prev
ious time received gifts as other chil
dren In better circumstances have
done, and to them the disappointment
of a dreary Christmas Is especially
The Argus Santa Claus Committee
has a long list of names of children
and already many gifts have been
purchased to supply them with Christ
inas joy, but more money is needed
: -m h'mui, wm iu
, amount will go a long way towards
relieving the call for help.
birthday dinner. A small Christmas
i e- at,d " " w as a b.rthdaj .take
I with four IlchtPfl i-andlpu und fit Mfh
F'ace wer Christmas cakes. 'The lit
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tle nost was remembered wnn many
pretty gifts. TI.V guests of the after
noon were: Virginia Stafford, Barbara
Sample. Soula Ferguson, and Kenneth
Pietcher. Kenneth Grove, Richard Hel
penstell. Ralph Marvin, Austin Howe,
lowcll Donovan, William Goodrell and
SALE CLEARED SOCIETY $347.
At the regular monthly meeting of
the Indies' .society of the German
Evangelical church held yesterday at
the church the committee in charge of
the bazar held last week reported that
$n7.90 had been cleared. This money
will be applied to the note, of $500 tak
en by the ladies towards the payment
of the church debt. Officers for' the
years were chosen as follows:
President Mrs. M. R. Fennessy.
Vice president Mrs. Iva Krueger.
Corresponding secretary Mrs. C.
Financial secreary Mrs. E. F. Hel-
I ji-asmer -tirs. v. n. reiuei.
j Six new members were received into
I the society making a total roll of 154.
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A delightful lunch was served after
the business meeting by Mesdames C.
Krll(!5er c i
Seidel, E. F. Helpen-
MH, and ,va Kniwr
will hold its next meeting Jan. 2.
BOARD ASKS APPLICATIONS.
The executive board of the Woman's
club of llock Island will hold a meet
ing at the home of Mrs. J. H. Hauberg
Wednesday at 9:30 o'clock. All ap
plications for membership, any an
nouncements that are to be made at
the regular meeting of the club next
Saturday, or any form of complaint or
communication should be sent to one
of the secretaries, the president. Mrs.
T. B. Davis, or to the home of Mrs.
Hauberg before that time. The board
lrust pass on all matters that are to
; be presented to the club and the mem
Iters are anxious tha- any complaints
as to the manner of conducting the
fieetings be submitted to it.
SURPRISE MRS. CRIGGS.
Mrs. Moliie S. Briggs was surprised
ly a company of 40 neighbors and
friends who called at her home, 1410
Twenty-fifth street, yesterday after
noon and carried out a Christmas
shower on her. Mrs. Henry Frank at
tired as Santa Claus made an appro-
1 priate speech and presented the host-
ess with many pretty gifts made by
j her friends. Contests helped to make
j the afternoon delightful and prizes in
i a guessing contest went to Mrs. M.
i Gstettenbauer. first and Mrs. A. John
Ison. consultation. In another contest
j Mrs. Oberstaller, Mrs. Flora James
I and Mrs. Briggs won the prizes. Later
In the afternoon a nice lunch was
served. Mrs. A. Johnson was an out
of town guest.
LADIES' SOCIETY MEETS.
The Young Ladies' society of the
First Swedish Lutheran church held a
largely attended meeting last evening
at the church parsonage. A short in
formal program was given consisting
of two piano solos by Misa Bertha
Swanson. several readings by Miss El
len Isaacson, and a talk by the pastor
Rev. Karl Nilssou. Refreshments were
served by a committee composed of
Miss Esther Collen and Miss Swea
- EDGEWOOD LADIES MEET.
A delightful meeting of the Ladies'
Aid society of Edgewood Baptist
church was held yesterday at the home
of Mrs. J. C. Davenport, 4209 Sixth
avenue. The ladies planned for the I
Christmas entertainment and treat of
the 'Sunday school and donated aj
sum of money to help meet the ex- j
penses. A very pleasant hour or so;
ciability was passed and a bounteous
lunch was served.
ARGUS COSTUME WINS PRIZE.
The Mystic Workers of the World,
conducted a very successful masquer-;
ade party last evening at the Owls'j
home, which was enjoyed by 75 cou-j
pies. Two head prizes were given to i
the ladies for the best costume, and)
Mrs. W. W. Hovey, dressed to reprc-1
sent The Argus was given one prize, j
and Mrs. Pickron. dressed to represent i
the I'nion. received another prize
were made entirely of the papers. The
men's prize went to Fred Wheelock of j
TRI-CITY EMBROIDERY CLUB.
Mrs. Rutlt Trevor at her home.
Eleventh avenue nd Twenty-sixth
street. Moline. entertained 20 mem
bers of the Tri-Clty Embroidery' club
yesterday afternoon. The ladies were
very busy with their Christmas gifts
and visited as they sewed. The society
decided to establish a Sunshine de
partment in the club by taking penny
collections to buy flowers for the sick
members. The hostess served a very
nice lunch before the close of the aft
ernoon. The club will meet Jan. S i
with Mrs. Elsie Killing, 2002 Twen-J
tieth avenue, Moline.
U? P. YOUNG PEOPLE'S SOCIETY.
An informal meeting of the Young
People's society of the United Tres
byterlan church was held last even
ing with John Keller, 1100 First ave
nue as host. Routine matters of busi
ness were transacted, a social hour
was passed and lunch was served.
C. W. B. M. MEETING.
Mrs. E. M. Wright, 518 Sixteenth
street, was hostess last evening at the
meeting of the Christian Woman's
Board of Missions. Mrs. Rhude was
in charge of the program which con
sisted of the reading of mission top
ics, and Mrs. M. E. Chatley gave a
most Instructive talk on China. A
pleasant social hour was enjoyed and
refreshments were served.
The Young People's branch of the
W. C. T. U. will mt?ot Monday evening
with Miss Myrtle Summers, 141 Sixth
C. A. Wagner Montgomery, Ala.
Miss Nellie F. Kahlke Rock Island
Emil B. Swanson Moline
Miss Elizabeth Ilammerich Rock Island
Washington Experts of the depart
ment of agriculture say foreign po
tatoes possess better flavor, color and
texture than the American product
They urge American growers to raise
special varieties for special purposes,
one for frying, one for baking and an
other for salads.
rhe Collar a Most
Although the coHartess "blouse Is
universally favored, there are many
different ways of dressing the throat.
One should be careful to jj'.iect the
style that is becoming. .
Vhi! the upstanding fr:!l r.f nt or
tulle ia attractive and mist oe-crr.:ng
to many faces, the fiat, turr.ed dov.n
collars are far belter sjited 10 others.
Often the gown or suit Is absolutely
spoiled as far as becomlngr.esg is con
cerned by an Illy chasen collar.
Speaking of frills, while net and lace
is still used, one of the newest Ideas is
a stiffly plaited frill of tlark velvet or
satin ribbon with an inside frill of
white chiffon standing up ag2ir.st It.
7S27 is fashioned of chestnut brown
charmeuse with the Insets and the col
lar of chestnut brown and black plaid.
To obtain either pattern Illustrated Sit
sut this coupon and enclose 13 cents In
stamps or cotn. Be sure to state number
of pattern and sixe. measuring over the
fullest part of the bust. Adlress Pattern
Department, care of this ps.pr.
P.cst because the jjift f.t self provides the means of
keeping: a picture story of the most cherished of all
home days Christmas. jWhcthcr for the young
sters or "grown-up" 'twill prove a pleasure to all the
familv in the pictures of all that goes to make the
day a merry, happy one. i
KODAKS PRE M OS BROWNIES
Yc teach you -to use the instrument you buy.
The only shop in the city devoted entirely to things
1906 St CO
Between the Post Office and Court House.
This month brings with It much to
do. It is the month of the year when
self is put to one side and we think
Particularly is Christmas the chil
dren's .day; they are the ones who
should receive presents, and remem
bering the poor is the very happiest
way for any one to enjoy that day. I
have heard much discussion while in
loronto the past weeu, on e nristnias
The collar is a flat, round model.
Thia dress may be made In sire 1
with 4Vi yards of 3 inch material. The
other costume shows a new vereilon of
the bolro with a colored vest and aa
ufstandlrg frill of tulle. There Is a
clevirly draped one-piece skirt with a
aide front closing and a slightly raised
it is here maele of black charmeus.
with a fawn colored tapestry vest and,
The blouse (S027) may be made lr.
size 26 with 2 yard of 36 Inch material
The skirt tsotl) requires for slz 21 :
2K yards of 26 inch material.
No. 7S2T sizes 14 to IS.
No. S03T sizes 32 to 42.
No. 8041 sizes 22 to 20.
Each pr-ttern 15 cents.
giving. The newspapers there pub
lished a list ol the number of families
who will have no gifts, and many of
them not even the bare necessities if
Toronto citizens are not willing to
They are asking Individuals to
take one family or more and provide
their Christmas for them, similar to
The Argus Good Fellow method, elimi
nating their own Christmas giving t
grown-ups, if necessary. One man
told me that no grown-ups were to
have any gifts- from him this Christ-
ijnas. l am provming tun iicti
1 Christmas possible for 15 families.
1 and the 1More children they have the
i better, and I expect to have the l;ap
1 piest Christmas of my life."
I heard him ask a very dear rriend
of his if she would help buy the gifts
for the children. Her reply .was:
"That will be the only Christmas
gift I want from you. if you will
only let me .do it, for nothing I could
do would make me happier."
Many others expressed themselves
in like manner, so I can see in To
ronto a real Christinas for the chll-
I drcn and a good dinner provided in
4 their homes. What could make a
happier day for the giver than to
know one or more families who need
ed and would appreciate even the
1 slightest gift, were the recipients
of food, clothing and toys which
'they were unable to buy?.
Many are going to prepare inexpen
' sive. fruit cakes, doughnuts, pud
! dings all ready for steaming, good
'bread and rolls, small cakes, ginger
bread cut in fancy (shapes, meats and
turkey or chicken roasted, for fam
ilies which have come no nearer all
the year to ninny of these things
than shop windows. They will sup-
j plement this w ith a roast of cher.per
I meat, but well cooked. Then art;
'' t Jded butter, snr.f. flour, raisins,
j canned goods, tea, colTee, l'ruil and
I hear someone exclaim: "Think
of the work!" Tru" enough. N"
'joy comes without work, and br-
i sides it Is not li'ilf as tiring or
nerve-racking as searching through
crowded stores mitthing silks for
embroidery, besides the hours fpent.
in doing work for some one, who, if
you only suggested it. would willing
ly contribute their time and money
and forget presents for thenisel ve
In preparing the food as suggested.
Christmas should b" for the children
and the poor and needy.
Dark Inexpensive Fruit Cake.
Materials) - Dried peaches, two
cups; molasses, threo (.jps; brown
I sugar, one cup; shortening, one tup;
1 soda, one teaf poonful ; water, one
! ta Met-poonful ; riiisin.i or Mirraiitx,
one cup; cinnamon, 0:10 teaspoonful;
cloves, one-ha'.f teanpoonful ; nutmeg,
I one-half teaspoonful; bread flour
, two cups.
I Direfions Wash and soak Uio
oneu peacnen or apple ( over night
- in just rnoiif,ii watf-r to cover. Drain
and cJiop artel cook sletwly in two
cup3 0f thrj molasses until tender;
:then add the remaining molasses, su
anJ Hhortenin(r: ,hls may , , ,f
-T , ... ' . " , . . .
butter and ..air vegetable fat. Dis-
solv " He water and mix
j well into the prepared ingredients.
Add all hpices tp gio flour and sift
I well, and finally put into the cike.
Hake in a very slow oven an hour or
more until done. This U exceUcnt
.and kcep8 indefinitely.
j Flashlight at Fiebig's.
j Flash lights, electric engines sol
.motors at Fiebig's, 1519 TliirJ avenue.
1 Open Wednesday and Saturday nights.
I Look for the big electric Hey.