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10 EVENING EDGER PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, DEQEMBEB 1, 1914,, the Forking girl and her interests-fashions, articles and household hints i iv dc IP l 1 A m HmSTTT 6 m& THE TO STENOGRAPHERS The value of thoroughness in work cannot possibly be overestimated. Good work will always bring its own reward, sooner or later. The girl who has her employer's interests at heart will succeed, there is no doubt of that. There is always a demand for the sincere and conscientious worker. The pity is that more girls do not understand this fact. Slipshod work spells failure, and the heedless stenographer will never rise in her work. The conscientious girl, on the Contrary, is appreciated by all who come in contact with her. It is hoped that the articles in this department will prove helpful to the stenographer, and that the letters published may be of real practical value to her in her worktime and playtime. ELLEN ADAIR. When Her Health Gives Way The problem of health Is sometimes a very serious mat tor for the little stenog rapher who Is alone In the world, as the following letter will show: "I am very much worried and would Appreciate your advice very much. I have been doing stenographla work for the last three years and my health has given away Under the strain. Sty doctor says I mut so Away to the country. My dear Ellen Adair, you know what the country Is like this time of year. I have no money, nd know of no way to make any In the country. So I Just can't gKe up for the present. I nm not 111 enouglf to go to a. hospital. What would you advise mo to do? Tour kindness will be appreciated by, DISCOURAGED." You must attend to your health before anything else, "Discouraged," as health Is the most Important thing as far as your work Is concerned. Yes, I know quite well what the country Is like at this time of the year, and, Indeed, It can bo very pleasant and most health giving, As you say you have no money and therefore cannot afford to pay board In the country, you must llgure out some plan at onco by which you can do some light work In the country. This work will "pay your way" whllo not proving too strenuous. You should try to get n po sition as nursery governess to some children out In the country, and many posts are to be had as compnnlon also. Many married women who live out In the country would be glad to have you stay with them without any chnrge In exchange for light household services on your part. Or. If you did not like the Idea, you might offer your services freo as a private secretary for the winter months, receiving board and lodging In exchango for your work. If your doctor tells you that you must go away to the country, be sure that he .means It and that your health needs the change. Bo leave no stone unturned to follow up his good advice, however dis tasteful the change may be. I shall be glad to hear from you again. The Home Letter by a Little Typist My Dear Mother: "Ynll'll nnnt In lenntv nil nhnut mv wnrb rtlnce I've, come to the city to live. Well, atjorie and I havo the cutest little (,oom Imaginable! Of course. It's dread fully little,' because wo only pay $3 a week for It. Wo havo arranged with our landlady to 'get our breakfast In the morning- at the, house for 11.50 a week apiece We buyour lunch any n here we can, never going over 15 cents for It. You would be greatly amused to see us diving Into the automats and all the cheap places to find out all the new things you can get for 13 cents. I have discovered strange stews and pies, nnd cakes and sandwiches already. This includes my country glass of milk, but, my dear, what a difference! We buy our dinners out and this costs us M cents a meal. The boarding house where we get it is very nice Indeed and wa have pretty good "eats" considering th.e price. Laundry is terribly dear here and I think I'll send my clothes home by parcel post in the future. It's the only way 1 van save anything out of my "ten per t- Well, dearie, I'll write and tell you all about my clothes the next time, but jou see I can't ufford much. Ever lovingly, NULL. Why She Wasn't Promoted "I'm sick and tired of this Job! Kvery thlng goes wrong, anyhow! Just because I wouldn't stay after hours and take that silly dictation, my boss got mad, Why, my dear, I'm due to leave at 5 o'clock and I don't give a hang If the whole business goes to smash while I'm home. I leave at 5 on the dot, and you bet I'm not going to stay for any one!" said a tittle stenographer to her girl friend over the lunch table the other day. "Well," replied the sensible filond, "all I've got to Bay Is that ou're awfully aijly to feel that way about It! You'll never get anywhere as long as jou do. Why, I try to take a personal interest In my employer's work, I Imagine what I' would do In his place, and try to help hlm In any way I possibly can. Why., If any Important letters come In foi him J vyhlle he's away, or after he has gone ' hpme, ! call up every place I can think i of until I locate him. Believe me, l.lildo, ' , they think all the more of you If you ajiow a little Interest! No man ever pro. , moled a girl who spent all her time v watching the clock." t: ,3e Honest in Love Affairs Some men seerti to have the Jdea that to tel) a girl of their old love affairs is to .-make her Jealous or uneasy henceforth. This Is qulto a mistake, for if she is that tort of girl .ho. is not worth troubling about, and It's ljetter to lind out In time, as a marrlaso, where ibmplfta conthUnce doas not rclffn oji boll) sjdas U upt likely to be a hapnv one. . However, speaking generally, no sensi ble Ctrl reall) fancies she Is the first and einly lave, for where Is the man. or the girl, for the matter of that, who has never had, the shadow of a passing flirtation before tha present "adored one" appeared on the scene? And, after all. It does not Butter very much how many old love affairs a man has had, provided they are lat iul gone, and lie can truly Impress upoji his reigning scAeralgn that she Is Ujo bast and truest and the last A rat many glils Ilka to fnl juat they are the ebOMn recipients of sucn commences, and the nikre taet of being able to chat easily about yid flames will prove that no sad reiuitt hrance Is attached, Kven if you did happen to hava a Mrtiws attachment, it Is all the more iiecMrary to b absolutely stralghtfsr ward about it. V Your rtoc will agsMtdUtc your koa Mty, and out feel tfc a m wM ihfct are o uam Mwt a to be aM Uj.Ujt up. lor whew opofelai mme to fee IMS ral oiihihkf U dun?, sad U lak.es a IMJitf mUdeii wuimsu lo forgU ''Haricot Beaa Fry l Hl ivtl Bfraa Fry - K W" "f ntcjt Leau ail oUfht. tca set ttaa I tuio tu iimiK f aten jMkd siuiiur tswiil tt turn K" ' .tW ! " t' GIRL WHO WORKS By ellen adair STENOGRAPHER The girl who goei from high school Into u business ofllce often has an unpleasant problem to solve. Her emploer may bo a levcl'headcd, preoccupied builnes man. Again, and worse for her, he may not. It Isn't the employer himself, ai a rule, but the joung men employes who are the most serious consideration In business life. What can a girl do who Is dependent upon a man for her position, and this man persists In pressing his unwelcome at tentions on hcrV Positions aro not easy to get hold "of these days of financial depression. IJvery girl who has a good opportunity for advancement wants to hold on to It, and hesitates to give It up, even at the price of her setf-nnpoct. The best way to cope with a "boss" who makes himself obnoxious Is to go straight to headquarters about it. 't seldom pavs to keep quiet and bear such things, yfhen the affair gets out-ns It always doej, sooner or later you will bo blnmed for a great many things you never thought of. People won't give you t!ie benefit of the doubt when you havo been allowing thli to go on for scvoial months or longer. A great deal depends upon the personal A Stenographer's Dilemma Under certain circumstances It Is very hard for a girl to know Just how to act. An unhappy alternative sometimes lies before a stenographer, as the following letter will show : "I have been a slr-nncrapher for the past two years. My employer has always been kindly and considerate toward me. I only get $3 a week and was promised a raise. 1 am afraid to ask for It as I heard that the company I work for gets a new stenographer as sodn as a girl asks for a raise. If I lose my position now I shall have a hard time getting a new one. and jet I think 13 Is too little. What would you do? Sincerely, "UNHAPPY STENOaRAPlir.n." It Is very difficult to give neU Ice in such a caBe: Eight dollars a week Is certainly not a large sum, yet many girls are glad to get It. In consideration of the present hard times, due to tho European war, I would advise the writer of the above letter to make no mention of a raise In salary in the meantime. Later on. when war conditions are changed, she should tactfully broach the subject. If the com pany she wcrks for makes a practice of discharging n girl as soon as aha asks for a lalsc, they are hardly acting fairly, In view of their former promise. It would certainly be nicer to work for another company where there was mere promlso of promotion. "Unhappy Stenographer" should not say anything In the meantime, but once she has assured herself that ii,. r- in nn likelihood of an advance In salary she should look out for another Job. The Typist's Hands The careful stenographer will take the best of care of her hands. The pounding motion 'which she has to do sm continu ously on the tjpewrltei will show Its III effects on the hands In no lime. Tho nails become hard and brittle and nro very likely to break. This Is very pain ful and annoying as well. A little bit of olive oil or cold cream rubbed on the fingers at night wtll soften them. The nails can be softened more quickly by soaking them In warm olive oil. A pair of old gloves worn at night, after the hands have been thoroughly greased, Is another1 reliable treatment. Keep half n lemon near our desk or In the washroom and remote stains by rubbing It on tho fingers, You should always have a small piece of pumice close at hand to remove Ink stains, etc. This only costs about B cents, and the care ful girl will consider the money well spent. Hose water and gljcerln-'rubbed Into the hands at night will greatly Im prove their appearance. White, well-cared-for hands only require a little bit of attention, and the girl who has them will be so proud of them that she will gladly keep them so. A Hint to Typists A woman is fit for neither business nor pleasure who either cannot or does not ( command nnd direct her attention to the present object, and In some degreo banish i for that time all other objects from her j thoughts. I The Retort Sarcastic It was a verj wet day, and In running for her car she collided with a boy carry lug a basketful of eggs. There was a dls tlncjt sound of breakage' "Qh, dear," she gasped, "I do hope that they aro "not broken!" "Oh, no, mum, merely bent!" returned rjc, boy sarcastically, as he survejed the rulgs. Hazelnut Taffy Mix a pinch of salt, a pinch of cream of tartar, a tesspoonfut of vinegar and half a cupful of water and add to a pound of lump sugar which lias been put Into a saucepan with two tablespoonfuls of butter, melted. Stir constantly until belling and than add two cupful of baselnuts. which hae been stialltd and halted. EJtlr and cook until the cm inly Is brown, add a scant teasjiecmful of vanilla and pour Into buttered inns. Mark Into squares when cool. Raisin Gteams MU a cupful df SneHah wajjmt meat. dtMMMii. er tfoa mmm. r ttasmcifuj of vaiilge, tfmMH. a cupful f c$en Ml Bial is4t MliM and two twuwl of coufosttoaar's sugar Mix to a U PU witti ccas sjmI roritui a svtsail board in a layar half an Ittcb thick. Cut iti Mjudie A Hp&y Thought We o our iitUtlt!B oi Q4' Sift u...i Liailetcl nba i u than ut r i ., i, t uttisatt' sxf ethers as wbsf?- AND HER EMPLOYER atwoiphere a girl creates In the ofllce. Never mako the mistake of Imagining that you are, of no particular Importance In the office. Every human being has the faculty of creating a certain attitude from those nbout her. If you give the imprcs nlon that you are pretty fond of a good time, that you think n highball or two Is not out of place or that you frequent cafes nnd such Vaces, you enn expect to be Judged accordingly. Don't talk about jour personal nffatrs In the office. People soon learn to tell the difference between the girl who Is In business for the money she geta out of It, and the girl who Is plnlnly and pathetlcnlly "out for a man." Dreis Is another Infalllblo Indi cation of a girl's character. The girl who comes Into the office dressed up In the tip of style, with useless frills, bows and such things tacked on nt every angle, is an object of rocrct ridicule. If she only knew It, on the men's part. The neat, clean tailor-made girl who doesn't stop her work eveiy lle minutes to powder her nce. or talk about Jim's adorable dancing. Is the girl who succeeds In business life. Men don't pay salaries for .stle; thej want efficiency In the busi ness office. Should She Marry Him? The time-old question again arises: Should a gill give up her position to marry a poor man, or should she retain her position and refuse to marry Iilm till his snlary Is Increased, or, finally, should she, while retaining her position, marry him now? A t.tenographcr writes: "I will be greatly obliged to jou If jou will glvo me somo of jour excellent nd lcc. t am a joung stenographer, and am engaged to a young man In our office. This boy does not get aH much money as TJo, but we love each other dearly. Now, I want to marry and continue my work, but he will not allow this. If we try to live on his salary I know we would never bo happy. 1 am too used to having my own money. We nro verv nnxlous to be married, but t ntn nfrnld. What would tou do. Etlcn Adair? 1 Bholl bo looklm' for a reply evoiy ilav In jour columi, Gratefully, YOUNG TYPIST." Personally I am very much of the opin ion that jou should retain jour position In the office and marry him now. I think that long engagements aro a very great mistake and I seo no reason whv you should postpone marriage Indefinitely, when your Joint Incomes would be suffi cient for a very happy home. Tho Idea that wrmen should cease work whenever they get married Is almost obsolete now. My advice to jou Is, If Jou aro sure you really know jour own mind, marry now and retain jour poltloii. The Well-dressed Stenographer It Is very possible for a stenographer to be well dressed In these dajs of manu facturing efficiency. There are so many neat waists and skirts for It and S3 In the basement of tho large drpaitment stores and so many fashionable tailored suits whleli can ho bnucht between seasons for J10 and $15 that the wise girl will profit hv such sales. One of our most fiiyhlonnble I'lirMnut street mops nits wholesale reductions between seasons, and beautiful suits can be bought at one third the original price. Remember, however, when you go to buy a new suit, that It will probably have to do for offlco wear In a year or two. Thus, when you make jour selection, choose a dark shade. Bright, conspicuous colors are very bad taste Indeed. Select navy blue, seal brown, black if you can wear It; egg-plant or hunter's green. These nro all fashionable shades, and will not look out of place when ou use them for second best later on. You tire of bright colors very soon, and If you can't afford n change, or even dyeing ex penses, jou will be very sorry Indeed, There are a great many stjles of tai lored waists which a girl may buy If she keeps her ejes open. The cambric ones can be bought for 0 cents and are plenty good enough for the office. Of course the girt who holds an Important position in the offlco should try to dress a little more attractively than the others. Don't wear peek-a-boo waists, short sleeves, deep V necks, tight skirts, start ling styles, color combinations or hair dressing In the office. Don't, chew gum. use Btinng perfume (or perfume of any , kind), ami ilon t become pert and Impu dent, Be prompt at all times, and do your work to the best of your ability. Cockney 'Arry and 'Arriet, vlstlng a picture gal lery, becaipe much Interested In a paint ing of falconers,, entitled "Hawking In the Olden Tlmes,' " "'Aw kin ti the olden times," mur mured 'Arry. "Well, they didn't nrf do It! My word!" "Qn 'orieback an' all!" ejaculated 'Ar riet. nltut wot are they 'awkjn't" '"I duniio,' said 'Arry. "unlyss It's them parrots they're a.carrjinV Walnut or Pecan Creams Beat the white of art egg and a table tpoonful pf cold water into a pound of ooufetlnr's sjjgar. Add three tea spoonfuls of vanilla. Sbaps the ercaui into balls, awl Into eai-U ball press two walnut ft? Pcan msaU. Perhaps more or less sugar w(ll be n$dd to make the paste ef sufficient thickness to mold easllyi I ! I I II II I SP Cheap and Tasty U JWt want a cheap and really very Bioe uiaat Ub. try tals. Get a pound of bmX pitett. ut small Aid mm goo4-siMl ooiou. out very Aaly. Stir tba whoto lata aa tu?r of batter (uuAt as (or paacakss, but wltji salt la ttsad, of sugar, and ess powder Is place of sag) and bake is a wsll-grsaMd ple- 4M Utt Mt-prahably boar. Srv wltb sutsvUss, ad abbaf, ctaopiwd up aad frt4 toastbw Ii uakss . nuurtshias ai.d mvtt .i,) Ustsf dii-.tiw. r4WBiW L 1 1 A JAUNTY JACKET OF VELOURS TRIMMED WITH FUR MODES OF Among the most cucccosful models for short coats shown this season Is the one sketched toda). It baa very great stle, without being of an ultra-cut, and it could be carried out at home In velveteen or corduroy or one of the volour mate rials without atailbr's assistance or even that of the professional dressmaker. Ono of the factors In the high cost of drcsclng at present Is certainly the lack of a dominant note in fashions. IZcry one must have a stieet suit. Nowadays a top-coat seems an Impera tive need, and the charm of the dashing little Jacket as It Is exemplified today makes It appear that that, too, would fill a long-felt want. It Is easy enough for the woman with a large dress allowance, but very dim cult for the girl who must go without one thing to achieve the purchase of an other to know what to choose. Yet It Is true that the girl who must think not only twice, but many times, before she bujs Is often dressed with much better taste than the woman with u bank balance, who can buy before she thinks at all. The coat Illustrated Is trimmed with white fur. The collar and cuffs would not be hard to shape from fur banding, nor Is It a difficult matter to cover buttons With fur; not too difficult for some one with ingenuity and persistence. It Is one of the popular uses to which fur has been put this fur-mad winter the covering of buttons with fur. It will be Interesting to follow this ex ploitation of fur to seo If It will carry over to the spring and summer rocks or If It will die a natural death with the cold weather. It Is as Impossible to predict the endur ance of a fashion as It is to forecast the run of a play. The llttlo French nose gay, for Instance, seems to have become Incorporated in the general scheme, of drsss, Instsad of having been wafted to us and over and away, like so many of the fantasies or oddities of the decorative side of dress. The trlcorne hat Is another thing that has never followed any law. It mim and goes In waves, but It aluas staja In the ripples. It is doubtful If there baa ben a year or a season for the last jcars, at Isast. whe nthe trloarne could not be found In the exclusive shops and when it was not worn by the pop)a who make a thing fashkmable by wearing It. The makers of straw bats are civiua; the trlcorne prominence again for the spring. No doubt the military aipsot that dress has assumed will be featured for same. Um. Wo can gp back to our own Continental soldiers for the trlcorne, or we ean go back to francs If we fl eat PIt4 to have the Parisian stamp of . eeitaace. Many J tha Jackets fashioned Juat nor took Hk tbe lUustratloDS of an biatoilcal buy el. TIM backs are assued and Htd. thfra la a rippt and a liars to tb tlilrt a CorrsMndBco of serwal tatcre to wmo resar wtH b printed tWs pass. Such GSrrssaeAdsacs about ts a44m4 to lbs Wwuaa's Bottor, Evi THE HOUR o fthc coat that c can find duplicated line for line. An dso the ball keeps roll-int.-. 1 Across the Counter The shops are quick to take advan tage of any passing fad, and "knitting" Is the magic word now that Is applied to all sorts of bags nnd baskets. There arc awcetgrass baskets, cheaper In tho bhops than when the Indians sell them on summer hotel piazzas. A large, open one, Mlth n high handle, In pink or violet or blue, costs SI. Flat ones, but not too flat to hold a ball of yarn, aro nlao sold for II. These have covers. Smaller baskets with covers sell for 40 and 60 cents. Very large, strong ones for J3. The tapestry affairs this season are wonderfully pretty. Both veil and glove cases can be bought for 11.25. A beau tiful device for holding neckties such as the Bports girl wears is also sold for 11.25. Pretty little pin trays, with glass over the tapestry. In oblong and oval shapes, cost 25 cents apiece, Large trays for afternoon tea cost II and U50. Vanity cases, or party cases, can bs bought in new forms at prtsent. One that is absolutely round Is sold for 15.23. The leather la a beautiful quality, and It Is blue or velvet tfr green. Thero aro seven vanity articles, with a mirror, tho full size of the lid, attached to it. There is an oval case fitted with 10 articles that costs 18.95. and at thera are tiny square ones that contain seven articles, Including powder and rouge. Ono of the piettlest of the new hand bags Is made of corduroy In the natural or putt color. It Is sllk.llned and holds u mirror and a purse. The prlco Is 15. In sand-colored moire there ars at tractive bags that cost only 13. These, too, aro lined with silk and contain the mirror and purse. Beaded bags, quite charming In shape. In color combinations nnd In design, ara sold at 15,35, IT and still higher figures. They are not fitted out. but they aro large enough to hold opera glasses of the usual size. , DOES YOUR HAIR SHOW YOUR AGE ? Of course white hair and gray al ways suggest age, but often faded, dult and brittle locks make us think even young people are old, while a lustrous, heavy head of hair ts natu rally associated with youthfulnen and forces us to credit its owner with being young. Perfectly healthy hair i$ always beautifying and is very easily acquired if proper care is given to the hair and scalp. In waihing the hair it is not advisable to use a makeshift, but always use a prepara tion made far shampooing only. You can eojoy the best that is known for about" three cents a shampoo by get. nag a package of canthrox from your druggist; dissolve a teaipoonful in a cup of hot water and your shampoo is ready After its use the hair dries rapidly with uniform color. Dan druff, ejtccsj oil a4 dirt are &' solved and entirely disappear. Yensr hair will be so iuffy that it will look much heavier than it is. Its kutre and softness utli also dUght ywt, while the stimulated scale gains the health which insures haw growth. THOUGHT-READING TRICKS B), the Ctrl Entertainer If jiotWe giving a party or a games evening, do try and fork in somej of these thougiil-readmg iric&s. Simple as jiaji arc, iicy cart be Very mjttiffingf and afford any amount of anui&menl and interest. The first trlrk I nm explain bigscems more olrtlous In the reading tfrnn, It Is In the workiiw. "Properly carrUd sbut, It can he most successful. i It Is of the utmost Importance But no one gureses me isvo wno worn ax il are accomplices. One oC them should sugtssst tnt game cnsualiy tVliHng the evening and tmatiise that tho Xher one In the .secret 'Is tlie member oi the rmy chosen to be lough-rcadcr4. Or tho thought-reader himself flight boast a little of his powers, and men tho iicconinlUe must seo to tt Uiat hot himself heroines the spokesman when tho tilc.l begins. ' A CURTAIN SUCCESS. The thought-reader fjjes owt of the room, tnrt those Inside select r flower for him to guess. Thej aro toM to con centrate Uielr thoughts very 4ard upon thls flower, and not to speak or make pnv noise. Then the thousht-reatller Is aont for. and the ncconplloe runs tlirounh a list of the nnmes of flowm, taking c.-iro to say. before the correct one, tbo name of some I (lower beginning wwn an animal's name such as Dog-daisy on- Koxglove. He gives the list slunlv, not cnipn wising- any one i of the names, nnd ' the thought-rettder must I'd IiIh pait, not overdoing It. He , should Jicsltnte sonvtlmes before nn- mverlng, put his han.l to hb head, look . a little tjrrd and si Mined toward tho ' end. nnd , on. The trick .can bo matte more difficult to see through by placing the clue three or four places before the chosen word, or by making It tho sn'ond flower with an animal's name In to case of a. repe tltlon of thttrtck being demanded, havo ready a eligibly different cliw. No ono knowing tint the two players nro actlnir in ronsort, and both their parts being w.stl acted, this trick can be certain of sucwrss. A VERY nWTECTrVE TRICK. Thought-reading-. Card Trick. This Is done by .two people, .and It requires rather moro work than the Jast otic, there being more clues to remember and notice. Tho thought-reader goes outside, tho room. The player Insftdo seVcts 15 cards from a pack, and askir norr.o ono In the room to choose a particular one, which Is then replaced, and ttv: 15 'cards shuf fled Tho thought-reader la called In, his accomplice spreads on tho tablb the cards CHILDREN'S CORNER The Story of the IN THE early days of our country, when thero v?ro moro Indians than white folks nnd tho neurit neighbors were miles away, tho ch'Cdrcn of the settlers had mmry experiences that would seem drcntfful to the careful fathers and mothers of today. Would you like to Jiour the story of two little children who -were left alone for three daj-s and tvwo nights? John Hnthway nnd his good -wife Martha lived nbout a day's Journey from tho settlement, ho.of course they did not try to go thero very often. But twice a year l,t becuane milly neces sary to make the Journey. Fortunately they had ahvays been able "to arrange some way for their two children, James, ntfed five, and Charity, aged seven, while they were E?ne. After tho death of tho children's grandmother, Th Indian sow the kettle moue and thought the evil vJplrils toers erjtnp. though, thero was 310 one with -whom the little folks could! be left. And they could not be taken ilong, because the Journey was lonr and over rough country John Hathway put off the trip aa Ions as he could. Thtin. when he saw the fall was breaking1, and he knew winter would soon be at hand, he satd to his wife, "I fear we can wait no longer; we must make the-trlp to the settlement tomorrow." Mother-like, Martha's first thought WINTEjR MaJJyL Ledger Central will supply you with full information about winter resorts in any section of the country. Tell you exact locations, seasons, attractions, and facili ties for recreation or rest. Give you particulars regarding train schedules and connections, failing dates of steamship lines for a&f port, Pullman and boat accommodations, cost of travel, and hotel rates en route and at resorts. v This service is entirely charge. Simply call at the BALCONY LEDGER Broad and swsMPMannii'lin ' ' wwwapmgn In three rows of five, nnd nska hlfl friend lo pick but the chosen tafd After a llttlo deliberation, this is done, correctly. The cams can be made moro elaboratev as It Is only a matter of signs. TUB WAY TO DO IT To aliow which row the rani la in, th dealer makes a pro-arranged sign, which! must not be obviously n signal The) Heht hand lvlnir on the tnhtn for tho rot i of top canbJ, tho left hand for the; second , row, nnd both hands for the bottom row ( nnd then some equally simple cJuo to show tho particular card: any such olueti. as long as tho two accomplices are certain of their slgnlnVnnce, are quite sufficient fc It In even moro cffectlvo if nn outsider la allowed to nrrnngo tho cards on tltj table, nnd the accomplice sits nt n dl tancc. Then tlx- thoUght-rcader can m j Rest the game, no one knowing a second! person Is In It nt all, and the accomplice) pretending as much mj-stlflcatlon as U shown by everj' one else. Thought-reading by telegram Two petx plework this. One goes out, and thsj ntlm nnkfl IhnaA In thn mnn in UnitmM eomd object In tho room as the tiling to i gnesned. The object Is, Sav carpet, The llaj-cr In tho room translates th (IU himself Into French, "Tapis," nnair calls In tho thought-reader, and proceeds J to glva him tho wort' bv means of a? j,re-nrranged tclcgrapltJc codo Ho flrstt! .g tll llnmo of n jfce whoso Initial,, i-tter Is tlin snmn n tlmt nt tlm ntilnrr chosen. In this case a place beginning with T, as Tndworth. AN EASY CODE. Then lie gives ono sharp tap with fl pencil on n wooden taMo or traj- ThleJ represents tho second letter, "A." Than ho g-ays a plueo beginning with "IV Then three taps with tho pent', to reprosj rent "I." Then u placo Ii' ginning wlfj "S." . f The code Is easy to wiilc-. Tho taps nr for the vowels. Ono tnp for "a." two fo "c," three for "l,"and so on. Tho thought reader having spelt out the French wort; for the telegraph, translates It back lilt English, nnd then announces aloud thr chosen word. If the audience select n, word whosa f.rst letter Is the siuno lit both Frencs mill Englum, somo excuse should bo madq for not using It. A word Ulfferlng much In translation as possible serves tq Hiue tne chid nnd o make the trie moro difficult to see through. Two Brass Kettles was for her children. "How shall leave our children? Must I bo wit jou?" "Yes. you arc needed," answered t father: "do not be afraid to leave thcri, they will bo safe, I am sure " "But tho Indians?" asked tho mothei John Hathway jaughed. "Therl have been no Indians In these parti for weeiks! Do not ho afraid, wo gq tomorrow nt sunrlso and wo will onlj bo gono tho three days." Mistrts Hathway baked sood thin for tho chlldicn to cat, made plan' with them at, to what they should U and then, bright and early the nt-x morning;, set out with Tier husband oi, their journey. The children played very happlls through the day, but you can eaallj I imiigtno that they, were pretty lonex jl somo at night. However, ovcrythIn y went -well for them, and they felt verj bravo ainl proud. When tho third daj dihvned they benan to count the hou; till father and mother should return Then at noon, when, everythlnf seemed so quiet and peaceful, the)! heard strange sounds'. Charity weni bravely to the window and Deened out. "Indians!" she whispered In a panic "Indians!" Then she remembered tht? sno jjiuai uuiu iui jirr jiiwa uroinex and her fright left 'her1 she began J plan what to do. Looking around tho room, she spy efj two great urass Kernes tnat were w ,ei for out-door cooking. Quickly t thrust James under one and crawii under the other herself. And no It minute too soonl An Indian ca'.'f peering up to the windows Just as lit' James began to cry for his sister ak 10 iry 10 (crawi 10 ner. The Indian Saw the kettle move at thought the evil spirits were cryln "Not here!" he shouted to his fellow "the evil spirits are here! "We stay p here!" And they ran away as quick. as tney couiai r1 So Charity, by her bravery and quIeT' thinking, saved herself and ner brotln from harm can't you Imagine hoi proud her father and mother were her? romorrota Uig-Wig, the Trte-Top fair Copyright, lit Cloro Ingram Judton,, resorts without CBKTRAL Ghts&wt S If. JBsjJpBsjiiawwiiiiili nm in nr.