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EVEKING LEDGEB-PHILADELPHIA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, . 1914.
FOR THE WOMAN AND THE HOUSEHOLD-THINGS THAT INTEREST MAID AND MATRON
THE CONCEITED MAN
Ellen Adatr Says He Is to Be Mel With All Too
quenlly.
Ftc-
Women are commonly supposed to be for a final tleatralahtenlng or extra
tilted with an overweening vanity, and
it is a dim cult. It not Impossible, matter
to convince a man to the contrary.
"Vanity, thy name la Woman," he la
saying Inwardly alt the time one Is vainly
dissertating- on the subject
No, It Is almost Impossible to persuade
the average man that woman every
woman, be It understood-! not filled
with various feminine follies and con
ceit A certain typo of man goes even
further, and uses the word Woman as
a synonym for bralnlessness and vapidity
Now, what about the average man? In
my opinion, there Is a deep-rooted conceit
at tho heart qt every man, a conceit much
stronger and more unshakable than that
popularly attributed to every woman.
Its roots and tentacles go much deeper
and are all the stronger because they He
belaw the surface.
To begin with, the average man cannot
bear to be laughed at, He hates ridicule
worse than anything else In the world.
And why? Conceit, of courscl Shyness,
you may suggest? Certainly not I Upon
the contrary. It Is conceit 93 times out
of 100. Even on the hundredth occasion,
It It wero caused by shyness, what Is
shyness but a form of conceit?
Girls with brothers generally realize
how conceited the average mala Is at
bottom. On dance occasions, who Is It
that takes a couple of hours over dress
ing, halr-brushlng, etc.? Is It the girl,
popularly supposed to be so ValnT No,
ivls nearly always her brother or friend.
Sha will tell Sou bo. and belle e her.
for It Is true. On leaving- the house and
entering the taxi or trolley, who Is It
that rushes madly back, to the house
collar? Certainly not the girl I No, It Is
me man.
There are degrees and degrees In con
celt, of course. Some men really hide
theirs remarkably well. These are gen
etally the most conceited of All. They
nre easiest to get along with, however,
and not so irrltfttlng as the tjpo of man
who shows his vanity at all times.
Tha nhrstcnllv jimnll. unflAfalrpri man
Is frequently very conceited. Ills physi
cal stature Seems to affect his disposi
tion Why this should be so, I do not
know, but It Is none the less true. tc
fcently I was attending a reception, and
a -very pretty, charming girl said ttf met
"I do feel so dreadfully sorry for that
poor, ronorn little man in the corner
over therel Ite Is so handicapped In his
appearance! It Is a shame that none of
the girls will talk to him. I'm going
right over to cheer him upl"
In vain I told her that her efforts wbuld
bo misinterpreted, and her pity wasted
that probably he was tho most conceited
llttlo batltnm in the room. All In vain.
Off she ruihed to hr Tate, stimulated
with the charltablo Intent of "cheering
him up."
And she did. She cheered him up so
thoroughly that an hour later ho strutted
across tho room llko a little peacock with
all his feathers out, as conceited a pos
sible. "Do jou see that good-looking girl
who nns talking to mo Just now?" aald
he. "Sho really has quite a cnie on me
I was quite embarrassed, Guess I'd bettor
look round and see her some time. It
would please her, I know." And ho
rubbrd his little hands together delight
edly. Ha certalnlv was dreadfully'homely
looking and painfully Insignificant. But
he was appallingly conceited.
Corcelt is certainly n splendid armor
for tho ups and downs of fickle fortune;
there Is no dotibt of that.
ELLEN ADAIP..
The Spirit of Xmas Giving
TJie "Spugs" last year established them
selves, and It Is cry lucky that thoy
did. "Spug" means. In short. Society for
r?l" I " M " thrown on her oVn resources
Ways to Earn Money
The Visiting Housekeeper
The sad and vital problem of the woman
as notable a movement In Its own mod
est way as ono centred around tho deep
est psychological problem. How many
of us wish our maiden aunt or our cou
sin up In the country was a Spugl Our
Ice man would go away the day after
Christmas empty handed, and the cook's
room would bo minus the test-tube hat
pin holders and tomato pincushions which
wooed her to slumber In former years. "
"Everybody Is saying, "Well, I'm not
going to give such elaborate presents this
yiar," everybody Is trying to cut down
on tho old acquaintances who HvoNmt
of town, and everybody Is hoping that
Mary Smith won't glyo something this
year, so that they won't have to do- the
same. This Is cowardly Christmas giving.
A gift comes spontaneously, freelv and
from the heart, not from the pocketbook.
Tou should have tho personal Indepen
dence to give because you want to male
some ono happy, or to show her that jou
remembered her on that special occasion.
Tho fdoa is that a gift Is an expression
of sentiment, not of opulence. So, If jou
uiaiiKo iuary oimin, uon t give ner any
thing; Just let her go. oven Uf she does
end you n lovely gift. You'll get over
It, and maybe she'll be greatly relieved
rest year when Bho can strike jou oft
her Hit.
Times chance and circumstances
change, and friends to whom jou once
Sent a, pair of silk stockings or gloves
become mere acquaintances. It Isn't that
jou earn any less for them, but thej' are
separated from you by some queer
chance. Don't bo tied down by habit to
these people. A card Is remembrance
ndugh. Cards are very charming now
for every occasion, and since, the thought
alone counts, the true, sensible friend
will appreciate it Just as much. ,It Isn't
the spirit of Christmas to make giving
an ordeal.
Is solved In many different ways. One
woman describes her experience as fol
lows: "I had always been petted and spoiled,
and had as much money as I needed. I
never knew what It meant to save. So
when things Just happened, as they do
to all of us without warning or without
anything else, I was left practically pen
niless. I know absolutely nothing about
stenography, nobody wanted a companion,
and I was too old to begin to study a
trade. Besides, I hadn't time.
"So I decided then and there, to become
a visiting housekeeper. I went to several
Influential women and told thorn exactly
how things stood. Most of them had
Housekeepers, that Is, resident housekeep
ers. My plan was to oversee her work,
as well as to hire help coachmen, chauf
feurs, valets, ladles' maids, chamber
maids, housemaids, etc. Each one .of
these has to be Interviewed and watched,
and paid. The bills havo to be gone over.
This means at least an hour or two at
eacn house overj- day.
"Intelligent help Is hard to get, and
when it Is secured people win usually pay
high to keep It. I had always been ac
customed to managing servants mjsetf.
so I had no difficulty; In fact, I was par
ticularly successful One woman referred
me to another, ana I built up a fairly
largely following. I got on an average
of 50 a month, according to the season.
I got more in the winter when there was
a great deal of entertaining. I was paid
extra" for arranging tho tables, menus,
place-cards, flowers, etc., and sending out
Invitations. Altogether, I made a very
comfortable living "
This woman of SO Is only one of the
many who have had to solve tho problem
of earning a Jiving, and have solved it
successfully.
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"SHOULD AULD ACQUAINTANCE BE FORGOT?" "IT CAN'T BE DONE."
PRESENTS FOR "HIM"
This Is the time of yearwhen the en
caged girl and the nearly engaged and
(whisper It) the much-engaged glria all
begin to rack their brains to find out
what to give him. Bill may be quiet and
' Joe may be athletic and Jim may be
Cjulte a bit of a' masculine "fusser," and
Janies may be A traveling man and to
ult all these particular temperaments is
no easy matter, A prominent Chestnut
street shop shows some distinctly mascu
line gifts which ma7 prove Just the right
Inspiration for the right "him."
Thermos bottles for the bachelor apart
ment are from J3 up. A stand comes
for these, with two tiny glasses, and
costs J3 and 3 CO.
A bright red leather auction bridge set,
with the newest score (Including nullos),
core-pad. pencil, two lovely gold-edged
decks of cards. Is only M.SS,
Another auction case has sir tiny brass
ash trays with the other nttjngs. The
whole la sensibly compact, and coats I:.
A flat leather cigar case (perhaps for
the engaged man, who knows?) in fine
black leather, with places for four cigars,
costs only 1 50, and fits exactly Into the
vest pocket
Wallets for bills and cards, In black
leather, maj- be had for 11 up.
The cutest little traveling poker set has
a gold-edged deck of cards and a great
number of tiny chips, all In the one small
box. It costs JtSO.
A fancy leather case encloses a tiny
crlbbaga set and costs E0.
8tuds, pins, cuff-links, full-dress studg
even the homely collar button will never
be lost If you give him one of the Ieathe
boxes divided Irtto compartments for
keeping these things. They come Infill
colors and are only V) cents.
Traveling clocks are Invaluable to the
busy man. These come In leather and
close down like a Jewel case. When open
the faoe of the clock Is set up unharmed
by the travel. They cost from 3K up.
and come In all colors.
Collapsible drinking cups, for the man
with a machine, will be appreciated at
jhe nc' moment. They are 50 cents
A Christmas Suggestion'
Did jou spend "hours trjlng to decide
what to give Aunt Sarah or Uncle Joe
and then make up your mind that you
hated Christmas nnyhow and jou wero
perfectly disgusted with shopping and. nil
Its attendant evils? Tho mere man's,
gift Is not half so hard to decide upon
ha an appropriate present for a particu
lar woman. The gin who docs needle
work has a supreme advantage over her
less fortunate sister. If tho needle
woman Is looking for a suggestion for
her Idle hours Bhe should try to make
tho popular nightgown case
Nowadajs girls spend so many nights
awaj' from home that tho little em
broidered casd Is 'most acceptable. It's
the simplest thing Imaglnablo to make.
It consists of a long, oblong piece of
muslin or batiste, folded double, so that
it forms a square This Is buttonholed
all around tho upper "flap" and closed
by tiny pearl buttons. In the centre you
can put a wreath of pretty ejelct-em-broldered
flowers and a monogram
This can be lined with a color If j-ou
like, or left unllned. Tho dainty girl
will appreciate one of these charming
bags, which can be made small enough j
to fit In the over-night case since milady
affects the crepe de chlno nightgown
FOODS WITHOUT WATER
By MRS. CHRISTINE FREDERICK
AUTHOR OP "T1IH NEW IIOUSEKEBPINO."
Even though we cannot at this season
pick fresh string bears, peas, spinach and
other foods, we can havo tho same foods
the j car round in a peculiar atate of
freshness by using "dchj'drated" prod
ucts, This somewhat formidable word
means simply "water taken away," and
a dehjdrated food is one from which
the water IS removed, generally artificial
ly. Nature furnishes dehydrated products
in ner various seeds, some of which are
veiy edible and nutritious Take, for
instance, the familiar bean called navy
or pea bean, which Is the seed of the
summer string bean It contains very
llttlo wator, and the difference between
a fresh bean and' a dried bean, which
tlon. Is shown by the following flgures'X
resn string Dean I'rotein, zi per cent.;
fat, .3 per cent; carbohydrate, 6 9 per
cent , water, 83 0 per cent
Dried bean rroteln, 216 per cent., fat,
l.S per cent.; carbodydratc, 63 S per cent ;
water, 12 6 per cent.
With the fresh bean we have about
seven times the quantity of water that
wo havo In tho dried bean Similar!), the
proportion of the nutrients In the dried
product Is greatly Increased, and we havo
r. yet
MODES OF THE HOUR
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Ifs a Jong way to summer,
frocks now designed for the winter re
sorts are the signposts that point the
way to summer fashions.
Bleeves that xtend almost. If not quits.
to th knuckles are very much In evi
dence, with the frocks ana blouses for
Immediate wear, and their vogue will
probably bs an enduring; one.
High eollars aro made in so many allur
ing styles that they have won a position
that la undeniably smart, though they
era certainly riot comfortable and, to
many women, extremely unbeoomlng.
The jrlrd! Is a conspicuous feature,
5e. 2?rent and fer soma time to come.
If ona needed an excuse tta beauty of
tit ribbons manufactured nowadays
wod certainly furnish it There is
V(KUiiB that is wonderful in texture
awrn. siik, saiin, goia ana surer
atarax tissues and velvet brocade
,-rtbbons of sash width.
.'"'Wmi freak, ptetured shows several fash.
Mt features prominent at present The
Ux sUeve, tha high, collar, the wide
MI aad th full skirt are all combined
in tho ab gown.
What max it a creation of th super
lAtiM ordsr ft th design. appUqued alike
n tb o?gaa4i of ths frok Ilssif and
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Jfiaek vivet dot aad tb smewest of
ktypUqii braids ara used ia the repetl
ti of Uu BMrtK that appears on the
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tha D skirt. anfcajMh tha UVMf may
to a'tiHl,iad ertuaJly. aiogttHtf It
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and furbelow that there seems to be no
present Inclination to dispense with it.
For the girl who embroiders, the gown
illustrated might prove an Inspiration. A
charming; effect could be produced with
the minimum of labor. The design Is so
conventional that stamping would not be
necessary; it could be drawn with a lead
pencil or a pointed piece of charcoal, and
any Irregularities would only add to the
efrsct and remove It farther from the ap
pearance of the machine made.
Paris muslin or French organdie (It Js
hot easy to remain neutral when It comes
to fashion) neither one la the perishable
thing it looks. A good quality will stand
a good many tubbings, and It Is far bet
ter to have It regularly tubbed than dry
cleaned.
In Europe, the "blanehissense de fin," to
which class of beings the famous Trilby
aspired, makes of laundry an art
Here, the sensible girt ,Js her own laun
dress, when It comes to anything that re
quires skill rather than niusele. Hand
work of any sort, hemstitching or era.
broidery add distinction to the simplest
apparel, but it Is love's labc lost. If It is
turned over to tha ordinary, everyday
laundress.
The BusinqsWoman
Bvery woman in business should have
an efcjeai broader than mtra Biney-mak.
iig. She should certainly save money
for herself, bat she shoald ajsa spend a
lltUs en 3laVfa Sha owes j$I to her
fiptoyer sad to the moo she ar son
day marry
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trylag than tha woman who goes about
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ten times as much protein and carbohj'
drato in the dried product as In the fresh.
In other words, the dried food Is a highly
condensed food
What Is true of the bean Is true of
the split pea, jellow or green, the too
llttla used lentil, and many other edible
seeds. But tho dehydrated Idea goes
further, and commercially It means the
removal of water from such watery vege-
luuies as spinach, carrots, asparagus,
beets, etc, so that wo have these dried
vegetables with all their value preserved,
not subjected to any canning or similar
process, but Just as they were when
growing. These products are well estab
lished In tho market, and while we may
not use them In quantitj-. It la excellent
to know of them, especially for soups
and other vegetable dishes Professor
Barnard, In California, haa been working
at his original dryer and experimenting
with the dehydrating of fowl and meat
quite successful-, although these prod
ucts are not on the market
The di-ylng or evaporation of any food,
as was said, condenses and Increases
Ita food value according to Its bulk. That
Is why salt codfish, salt pork, raisins.
urceu ngs, etc., are very nourishing com
pared to their welcht ami hull T.t
because the dehydrating process removed
the water originally In the food, so in our
cooking we must first replace the water
until the food has absorbed its natural
amount of water. Therefore, we "soak"
prunes and othor dried fruit, codfish, dried
mushrooms, and dry vegetables.
One of the advantages of these foods
Is the small amount of space they take
up In our pantry. Another Is that there
can be no possible danger of contamina
tion from a canning process, and last, n
email quantitj. for reasons given above,
will give as much nutriment as a Targe
amount of fresh food. We should be
come better acquainted with dehydrated
products whether the process Is per
formed by nature or a factorv. Th hh.i
bean or ptilp family should be our special
winter friend. It Is one of our chief
meat replacenf, and those who are seek
ing to cut living costs would be well to
be on better terms with the lentil, the
split pea, the dried lima, and other de
hydrated foods.
A Thoughtless Customer
"I'm suro I'd love to help you, madam
What can I dd for you?" said the'sales
girl ns she leaned over the counter with
a sympathetic look.
"Well, I want to get a dress. Tou see,
my aunt Is coming on to spend Christ
mas with us, and she's very wealthy.
She has a big house out in Cincinnati
and all the gowns she likes. She Just
makes me feel so dowdy. Well, I'm
hunting for a color which woufd become
me, Now, what would you suggest7"
"That nil depends upon what youlllke,
madam. Green's very good this season."
"I have two green dresses now. I got
one of them In Paris tho last time I
was there. We had a most delightful
trip. Why, would you believe it, we
went all the way over and back, Includ
ing three weeks' stay In Venice, for five
hundred "
"Yes, miss, we have silk muslin here.
I'll show you some. What color did j-ou
want?"
"JIow verj rude jrou are! I'll com
plain to the management this very dayl
It doesn't pay to try to educate their
girls; they don't know enough to ap
preciate it"
The Tempting Tuble
By n Toting Matron
t hellevs Ellen, my little maid-servant.
think m a dreadful crank about some
things In the house, and especially about
meals. She la a good cook, but when she
first came to me she made no attempt
to garnish the dlshts, and was quite
surprised when I said that I thought the
look of ths thing made alt the difference
to the taste.
JUST AUL THE DIFFERENCE.
Ellen has learned, after many lessons,
to set out the meats prettily, but only
the other day I found her putting clean
bnt dull-looking tumblers on tho tabto. '
All the other little things were quite
nice; the salt lay smoothly In the salt
cellars, and had a pretty Impression on
tt Hie nnrtlons of bread were cut In
small neat pieces; the silver shone till
It seemed to smile; nnd every other de
tail was perfect except tho tumblers.
They were quite clean, oi course. Eiien
Is. very particular about that sort of
thine-. But they- did not (laulo lit the
sun as vvell-pollshed glass should. I
took a wine-glass up in my nana, it
was Just a little smeary, and n bit of
fluff adhered to It hero and there. I
handed it back to Ellen, asked her a
question, and found that It had not been
wiped with tho special glass-cloth I had
given her for the purpose.
Unless glass-cloths are Kept lor
glasses alone, the tumblers will never
look as they should. This Is a very Im
portant point which joung servants do .
not generally grasp at first.
THE SILVER AND KNIVES.
Then the silver needs a little special
attention. As well as keeping n piece of
chamois leather over the silver basket.
I made Ellen have a polishing cloth, neat
ly folded, and nil ready for use at tho
last moment. As she takes the sliver
from the basket to place It on tho table,
she rubs each piece ilrst with the plate
cloth and then with tho leather. Just a
touch suffices, but It makes all the difference.
Knives, too. are so Important The knife
handles are ono of tho things I see to
myself. Ellen cleans the blades after use,
and every now and then I clean tha
handles I wash them with warm water
and soap, rubbing them Very thoroughly
toi get all the dark marks on the ivory.
and when they nre quite clean I rub
lemon Juice Into them. This whitens the
Ivory, and after another rinsing the han
dles look like .new.
A BRIGHT-LOOKING MAID.
I am vary proud of the appearance of
my tablo, and still more about that of
the maid who watts at It Apart from
anything else, I think that a sickly-looking
maid Is a dreadfully ugly thing to
havo about tho place.
I always take care that "Ellen gets
plenty of fresh air; In fact, I often take
my turn at cooking, and send her out on
errands, merely in order to give her
the benefit of tho walk. Some maids get
dreadfully anemlo for lack of change
and fresh air, but Ellen always looks
healthy and bright, so that It Is quite' a
pleasure to see her and be waited on by
her. v
. So Thoughtful
Wife What time did j-ou come home
last night?
Husband Eleven-thirty.
Wife I sat ud until twelv e.
Husband Yes. I sat on the front steps
until you retired, so as not to disturb
you.
CHILDREN'S CORNER
A Faithful Leaf
"NCE upon a time, in the fall of a
Housework an Aid to Beauty
Housework Is an Invaluable aid to the
woman who would have a good figure.
The good flgu'ro Itself is a more or less
relative term, varying according to the
Individual opinion. James prefers the
tall, willowy erirl; John leans toward tho
short, rounded stjle; Daniel may prefer
tho statuesque type, and fashion demands
the slouching, shapeless style! House
work Is not an Invaluable aid toward at
taining all of these, but it will do much
toward giving a certain freedom and elas
ticity to the bodj ,
Nothing is more pathetic or more ludl
crous than the sight of a fat woman.
trussed muiruiiy into a gown which
"hedges her round and about" like the
proverbial something or other. She
breathes In audible gasps, her features
have a lurid purplish tint, her eyes stand
out like those of a hunted animal In all,
an appallng tableau)
A few simple exercises will relieve this
sweeping is ona of them The woman.
Who leans freely from the waist when
sne sweeps, anu mattes long, loose strokes
with the broom, will nnd a great improve
ment in herself before many months. Tho
wajst becomes more elastic, the muscles
Ot tho arm become firm, and th.a heavy
flesh pf the upper arm becomes less
flabby. It Is the same with th ,
Housework, has the same tendency as
athletics have to harden the muscles and
do away with unnecessary avoirdupois
It sounds ,11k. gentle irony to be sug.
ySU" V,e9 things as a sjstematla
treatment, but It Is true, nevertheless.
Oed water is good for the flesh, too. and
salt baths ar- said to be reducing. The
housework prescription U a safe one, as
rtea is very little chance of Its being
Mfejrdane In these days of Christmas
shipping
Where Woman is a Slave
yfmm J n? rights among the pa
tt4 at tfew Guinea. They ar& treated
ass-sI&VM. Worked almost in riat, ha
savagely Jaatu when their owners nap- J
It is their businfcs to cultivate the fld
of baWB and rise, while their ds and
masters attend to the fighting asS hunt
inf. If a man chooses to murder his
wife no one interferes and nothing mush
seoms to ha thoaaUt ef it
A Clever Chijw Law
J8jwniilM Oraas Chan, a Uhlo oirt
saw stnoaat at tha University ei Aft.
fertjia, wiii. atar hr m4wttioa. aid
lUg mmaHgrmm fy IttjipMnr kaowUdsa.
mother tree to explore the strongo
country around them.
Their going- began in the early fall.
First one venturesome leaf said to the
tree, "Oh, Mother Tree, I'm so tired of
Just hanging here, with nothing to do
but look around and nothing to happen
but day and night, sunshine and rain
all the time. Please let me leave home
and explore."
"Do you think you will like that,"
asked Mother Tree doubtfully, "aren't
you afraid you'll bo hungry?"
"Hungry!" laughed the leaf, "the
very Idea of a nice fat green leaf llko
me being hungry!"
Evsrv one ezctpt one on (A Up, tip top
of (As tg tret.
"Well. I doii't knc?vf as that U so
funny," said Mother Tree, "you are
green and fat because I feed you bo
well. If you sq away from roe you
can't get any food."
"Don't worry about rqe." replied the
leaf independently, I'll fakq care of
myself."
"Very -well," said Mother Tree, 'lyou
may go." !
"Oh, goody." exclaimed the leaV, and
he began looking; nround to see if any
body else hod heard about his going..
But all the leaves were busy tending; toA
their own affairs nnd hadn't noticed
him at all, so ho said' to his nearest
neighbor, "Well, I guess I'll go now."
'"Go!" exclaimed the neighbor leaf,
"go where? "Who ever heard of a leaf
going- any place!" ,
That was just the chance the leaf
was worklne for so he told alu about
getting permission from Mother Tree
and how he had decided to see th
lworld.
"And now good-bye," he added, "If
I don't like it I'll come back home."
With a gay little flourish he Jumped
on a passing breeze and disappeared
from sight.
All day long his brother nnd sister
leaves watched for his return but he
didn't come he didn't come!
Next morning another little leaf
said, "I'm tired of Just hanging here!
I'm going to see the world, too, I know
my brother Js having a beautiful time 'f
for he hadn't come back."
Tou see, he didn't know that the
poor little venturesome leaf was lylno
hungry and forlorn in a lonesome fence
corner. '
So with a gay goodbye he too left
the tree. --
The next day others left every day
more and more of the brother and
aUter leaves left their good safe home
and expjored the world about them.
Till, at last every leaf was, gone
very one except one on the tip, Up top
of the big tree.
"liflvee you mind," he comforted tho
lonely tree, "I'll stay with you all win.
ter."
And he did.
The--ceople passing that tree in the "
late wlnjer saw that same leaf up tit
the tp, tip top of the lonesome old
tree, and, they saw it rustle and laugh
aSf-tlie cold winds romped through tha
b'rarjcljes. It had more fun than the
others: who went away.
Copyright tt Clara Ingram Judtan,
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