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WHAT WASHINGTON SOCIETY WOMEN ARE WEARING TH IS SPRING J \ JBH THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS * An Organization Which Aims To Teach Coming Women the Beauties of Nature and Stimulate a Desire For Common Domestic Work The spirit of advancement which has been so noticeable in all lines of women’s work has taken anew lead in the establishment of a society for girls known as the “Camp Fire Girls " As the name Implies, it is essentially an out-of-door organisation and yet It trains the young in domestic science E and fits her to be a healthy whole* some, happy woman. The idea originated with Dr. Luther Quitch, of New Tort who has attained fame by the accomplishment of his >-4 yPTUjJj Little 80-Peep washes her sheep With Fels-Naptha and cool water, Thafl why they're quite so snowy white As they come trailing after. Remember this about Fels-Naptha Soap: It’s not only distinct from other •oops in name but different in action. Most soaps have the distinction with ! out the difference. But Fels-Naptha is different in this — it's a totally new way of washing. ’ Fels-Naptha is the only soap that will 1 satisfactorily wash clothes in cool or luke warm water, without boiling or hard rubbing. That’s the difference. No boiling o r scalding clothes to weaken them, no back-breaking rubbing over nauseous hot suds. Washing done in one-half the time with one-fourth the labor; clothes last longer and are cleaner and sweeter than any other method of washing will make them. Do you prefer the different way? You will when you’ve tried it. .In using Fels-Naptha Soap in Winter or suramer, follow, directions on the red and green wrapper. one desire, that of obtaining public play grounds for children. The Young Women's Christian asso ciation has become sponsors for this new movement and under its guidance the plan is coming into great popular ity. These organizations flourish, of course, when girl# have entered more or less in outdoor life, and so far there has not been special work on this line, except In cities where it could be superintended by the Y. W. C. A. It is, however, branching out, and the girls Here are some snapshots, Just re ceived from Washington, .vnd show ing »be gowns' that leaders of society are wearing on the street and at out door functions. In the upper left hand < orner is aeon the Count*** Bernatorff. wife of the German oiulsasaador. Next. to the right, la M'*s Gladys Hinckley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Robert Hinckley, the girl prououneed the moat beautiful I have seen in Am erica,” by the former Russian ambas sador, Baron Rosen. Below, to the left. Is a photograph of Mrs. Edward Beale McLean, owner of the famous Hope diamond, and daughter of the late Thomas F. Walah, of Chicago. The boy is her son Vinson, "the billion dollar baby.” At the right is seen Mrs. Edward B. Brooks, chatting with Britton Brown, both well known society folk in Washington. in the villages and in the country dis tricts will have the same opportunities as their companions of the cities. It is to be specially noted that the expense of Joining is so low that any girl can become a member of this very beneficial organisation. First, the object is succinctly con tained In these seven propositions: B«ek beauty. Give service. * Pursue knowledge Be trustworthy. Hold on to health. Glorify work. Be happy. It may be contended that a girl may be all of these without going to the trouble of joining any club, but the question Is, will they? We believe that it is often demonstrated that there Is more success in organized effort than by single or individual effort: and so with the Camp Fire Girls—Whatever may have been accomplished in the way of better physical or moral train ing for the individual girl la provided in the “Camp Fire Girls" as a com munity or organization. What is good for one is good for all regardless of the environment. Secondly, the preliminaries to be coming a member, while they appear to be numerous, are none of them onerous nor anything that a girl should not be familiar with. We will briefly consider the condition# that are required. The first step or "degree*' is known as "The Wood Gatherers’ Desire,** which Is comprehended In the seven propositions already mentioned. The Fire Maker's desire Is: “As fuel la brought to the Are So I purpose to bring My strength, My ambition, My heart's deslra. My Joy. And my sorrow. To the fire Os humankind: For 1 will tend, As my fathers have tended. And my father's fathers. Since time began, The Are that la called The love of man for man: The love of man for Ood. The candidate must make known her desire to be a member of the "Camp Fire Girls" at least three months prior to the test. She must repeat the above "desire" and know how to do the following things: 1. What to do In emergencies—(a) Clothing on fire; (b) Persons In deep water unable to swim, or In a hole In the ice; (o) To bandage a cut; (and) Treat a frosted foot; (e) Person In faint; (f) To know wbat a girl of her age needs to know about herself; (g) commit to memory some good poem or song not less than twenty-five lines In length; (h) To know the career of someone noted woman; (1) To know and alng all the words of "My Coun try Tis of Thee;” (g) She must be able to get a meal; to keep a classi fied account of all receipts and ex penses of money; to tie a square knot five times in succession correctly and without hesitation; to sleep with open windows; to take an average of at least a half hour dally exercise out of doors for thirty days; to refrain from sodas and candies between meals for one month. The second step Is “The Torch Bearer’s Desire.V "Th. light which has been given to me “I desire to pass undlmmed to others." The candidate must have been a "Fire Maker" for three months, and though duties are more technical, any girl can subscribe to them without any sacrifice of any good thing in life and with the positive knowledge that she Is gaining an experience which will be Invaluable to her as a woman. The chief officer of the "Camp Fire Girls" la the guardian. It is expressly required that ahe be a wbman who has had experience with girls; a lov able, tactful, intelligent, dignified wo man, who shall be able to give the girls any help they may need to be come a member. She is appointed by the National headquarter*, but a selec tion mgy be made by any Camp Fire and If It Is advisable the selec tion may be appointed. These groups may contain from six to twenty girls and the meetings are generally held weekly. This organization is not an imitation of the "Boy Scout" movement, but has an Independent and essentially differ ent way of working. They have a »y»- tern of honors which are attained by pursuing one purpose until that pur pose Is accomplished but they have no prise nor competing contests for any 1 test of strength, skill or mental attalu- ms iji yip ypri iranrHafcrT tucks: ma y • i 9 if. m only ' Baking Powder , * I# M !• C* Ic / V K' I W ftr V ■*» jR I V W‘ ** I raent, except such as are approtpd at the headquarters. By this organization w'e may -.hope in the future to have women who .have sought beauty, not only of ap pearance, but beauty of character and who have come into womenhdod through the experiences of the "Cart»p Fire Girls," noble, generous, healthy and looking on the future with .the brightest hopes. Such an organization can but be a great benefit to girls. How To Get a Towel Without Paying For It Thia story tells how Mrs. Mollie Myers, of Ne* York, got possession of a brand new towel without paying a cent for It. ' In fact a Jury may give her money damages for carrying the towel away with her. Seven years ago Mrs. Myers was operated on at St. Vincent’s hospital. Five weeks later, Dr. Benjamin Fried man operated on her again and found inside her a towel one yard long and a foot wide. The towel had a red bor der and was labeled "St. Vincent’s bos pitaL- * . Mrs. Meyers has sued Dr. Herman Eoldt, charging him with sewing the towel up in her at the first operation. Feminine Frivols. Wide flanges are seen on many of the millinery models, as well as shir red pinking applitgl to the brim edges. Taffeta shirred into a wide flange and put on on the bias gives an Irregular and pretty finish to the medium size straws. For thin dresses a little fullness In the shape of gathers or fine tucks about the hips is desirable. Sleeves are abort and the collarless neck Is considered good style. Pointed Paragraphs. The path to the poorhouse Is paved with gold brick. If a man would climb he must start from where he now stands. A woman who marries without love deserves a divorce without alimony. Fads are all right for those who 1 haven’t anything to do but kill time. Many a father who doesn't know half as much as his son has to sup i port him. —New York Globe and Com mercial Advertiser. OUR PRECISE ARTIST -\ WapSt jj \ —... "They boys together.” mm )r / t \jß \ / 1 It A l * 1 1 mV \ % m } ■ __ * ' . i 'WKB' . 1" ”1 M DaKinaPowder Absolutely Pure ■T}irDi\ck'li\Rl (i,\uki\ THE WRITER TELLS HOW SWEET PEAS MAY BE HAD THE ENTIRE SEASON. BY EBES E. KEXFUKD Os late years there has been a great increase In the popularity oi the sweet pea For the decoration ot the garden It stands preeminent among the annuals. It blooms com paratively early In the season, and continues to bear profuse crops of beautiful and delightfully fragrant blossoms until frost comes, if proper ly managed. The sweet pea likes a cool, damp soil about its roots. Hence the trench system, which has become the popular one for the cultivation of this flower. This consists of making a V-shaped excavation to the depth of at least six Inches. In the bottom 1 Jr • jo Dr. Bones —Was the last operation successful? Dr. Saws—No, I had to settle with the executors for half. # Mm I of this sew the seed. It ought to be sown thickly, an inch apart is about right. Cover with an inch of tine soil and press down flrmly. When the plants have grown to a height of three inches, fill in about them with another inch of soil, and keep on do ing this at Intervals as the plants shoot up. In this way we get the plants deep in the soil, where they will be cool and moist in the dry season. Our most successful pea growers Plant their seed as soon as the ground is in condition to be worked by hoe or spade. In preparing the ground use manure liberally. A good support for the swset pea is made < v/lre netting, li i* a good plan to sow seed In two rows about 18 Inches apart and use two strips of netting, letting them meet at the top. forming an inverted V. through which the vines will thrust themselves. In order to keep your plants in ful bloom throughout the season yoif must cut from them daily. This pre vents the formation of seed. If red epider attacks your plants—you can tell If this In ert j g at work by the yellowing of the foliar spray at them dally, being careful t* see that water in liberal quantities gets to the underside of the foliage. If the season is very dry, mulch your nlnnts with grass clippings from the lawn. • • • The next and last flower garden article by Mr. Rexford will tell about the "knack" of growing flowers In ♦he window box. Job Prlnlln* Done Rlffhit, Tlmh Printing Cos.. IS John R-sL $2.50 Insures Suit Against Moths Insure safety against moths, soot, germs, by haring Brossy'a clean your apparel and immediately packing in moth-proof cedared bags, which are delivered with garments hanging inside, wrinkle free. Street duet, besides germs, is laden with ammonia, which eats fibres of all kinds. Our sanitary process cleans out dirt and germs, leaves garments fresh and clean hanging In one of these handsome cedared bags until wanted in autumn. Price for cleaning men’s suits *i jl A O Cft or ladies' skirt and jacket, ja J *ll including bag, is I^LIUU Brossy’s FRENCH CLEANERS and DYERS \Wmade 1 from 7/ Royal y Grape (gam ojTartac * • The Over-Soul and Atom By Pbilly Oksaassr. And often r am moved to laughter In the night Because, with stormy seriousness by day. I do contend with others —aye. and fight Ae children come to blows for tpys M play. i There’ seem to be two Souls in us.— the one. < Looks smilingly upon the lesser Soul at play. And when this little Soul comes flus tered home. Turns all Its cherished woes to comedy. No sympathy Is there. In that cold smile When w« come bruised and weary from the fray Not deeming It even worth the while To chide us for our rough, too aprlous play. ' f • | I This smiling Soul Is cold—uncanny— wise And laughs to scorn the pale care furrowed brow. Points calmly at the sea of blood that lies ’Tween Adam's day and now. H m Nagfc* — iou must be very extrava gant—what’s this I hear about your dog being carried to Kansas City by a special train? • Kaggs—lt’s correct, but I’m not ex travagant. Some bad boys tied the dog to It.