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Evening public ledger. [volume] (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, July 30, 1918, Night Extra, Image 10

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ummertlme Is proving Itself a
rllns character test for the girl
""man" Is off to war. tt Is
?llow we thought we know nil
rls so well. There was Kathleen,
RtMUnce. Last summer she was
l'DOUt engaged to jonn. uuuer
llfln't melt In her mouth: she lovea
bo her John. Then there was
Sill followed her around like a1
rL Bernard puppy and she let him ,
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air. nncB in uvvuiit- uuiftwiiu
lW JMBlie or a ml oi partiality xiiai mm
.- it mm nit vvoeK.
vK'vry one said Jean vvas mean. hy ,
sStMn't she take Hill or leave hlm7.n,-ht flnd, her janrns n llght-toed
nirv nnn npm n ivniniceri as a mouei
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'ft.women had last summer at Mount X.
Kathleen and !
WAND
this summer
tXl Jean, are back both out-and-out
,liknMred. What a nueer. stranse
g- f $ torchlight war ls- u can t,elve under
liTMIIl UnU IJUMUtT UI1U UiillK lU wmuu i
' Biorious oearocK oi a cnarncier inuii
$,? ,Vy the S,0f,rOW., 'v. "',.,"!
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x can senren ine sou, oi a e,
i v-. i 1,1- i..i ....i ,hn., m
.VBolesome-Iooklng girl and show to
'ISAthe world a petty, whining nature
-fc-s'that things always going right have
l;;xnieu into cneeriuiness ana secmuis
" uiiaviiiaiiiivsa.
fcjy , run unu .luiiu nave kuu? iu ni w
-S , 'France where there ls no chance of j
E!eNlder women that It is a little hard I
BM I.W.VM n Mil trt Mit'p hnp riptt. cnmmpi' i
K'thlntts and no man about to sec them.
p..-jj' .It makes a lump come Into the throats
fl?f some of us, too, when we see Jean i
, standing on the shore on Sa.turd.iy!
nights, when the motorbo.its and the i
V canoes pull off to the big Hotel on the ,
m it -..Island for the dance. Perhaps that is,
tafErtSwhy we foi give Kathleen her whining
Wi "Perhaps that is why we forgive Kath- i
leen her little flirtations with the I
Alice Kent and the Day's Work
The Story of a Business Girl Who Would Not Fail
By MARTHA KEELER
tCorvrtohU 1918 bi the rvbHa Ltdacr Company!
I.XXIII 1
Bl
UT I soon found that to take things
up Just where we havu laid them
ftnvn t ntlir n.i Irt than rlnne The
period of to weeks which, when I was i
lookine forward to it In mv exile In
wHllliston. loomed up In the distance as
th golden ago of opportunity wherein
I could easilv atone for pa-t absence.
acquit myself with credit in current
tasks and set up a high goal for the
future, was gone before I knew it or
had even fathomed my Ignorance when
'I returned to Belllngton , indeed, the pub
lic schools of that community, which
elided itself unon their excellence, would
i sever have gained the reputation they
BOMcssed had their work ben of such
t'K character that a member of the high
school graduating class could absent her
self for nearly one-third of the year.
.luring that time engage in work which
,Hermltted little leisure for studying, and
yet within the brief snace of a fortnight
Ai after returning to the classroom find
who had not mlsed the recitations of a
j'strurle dav. I did the best I could and
J;Trotesor Freeland and the other teach-
ifn lmpi untUnt nn.l rntisldprntp. but
. .at the cxnlratioi of the Interval, which
SJ'had appropriated In the form of four
Tjssit'.laya of grace wherein to study like
t;:tae sreatest grind ami not give a tnougnt
tv.t' anvthlne Just as If I were a born
M: student and had Inherited enough money
it to' live on I realized not only that I
was so far behind my classmates that
I'didn't know what they and the teach
ers were talking about but also that,
compelled by the regulations of the Y.
"W. C. A. to mote to some other bpard
httT place after to weeks' residence, I
lacked the wherewithal to lle anywhere
In Idleness. To be sure, I was Just now
out of debt and had been able to re-
filenlsh my wardrobe to such extent that
t sufficed for the simple requirements
'Of school life, but I was distressed to
,flnd that despite working and struggling
for the best part of a year my present
was altogether as perturbed and my
'future almost as uncertain as when I left
rrnfhl 1 & rnl unmnn whH knniTs
BfDt the lands mij to help them tlth the Intln.nte problem, somehow rlrr
M renflde In a litter (ban In anr other war. If J on are worried ur prrplexM
Write to "Onthli." In car ot tho wovan'a pace, Kttr.lnc l'-blic Ledier.
Wants to Make Friends
Dear Cjnthla I am a ouns man, seven
teen years of aee and hae been In Fhlla
dclphla only a coupe of weeks and I live h-
rayaelf. However, I flnd It rather loneaini
sad would greatly appreciate It If sou would
Itll mo how I t-ould iret arnunlnied with
Some youne clrls and younr fellow
... . . , l.nNESOMU.
It ls hard for you not to have any
friends here, hut vou will soon make
(Some. 1 feel sure rn vnll en to i-hiiili
?1 The beet lllan is to trn In vnnr rhnwh
Sfjlt? nl see the clergyman who "is rector or
?ifADI1fi Of his assistants anri t.ilb In him
yfV Tell him Where vntl rnmw frnm aM.l
Ta?.. what vou nre dntnE- in the .-iti- ,,i ...
itKf.'aU10?1 J"1 aro lonely and anxious to meet
liKtr 'Other young people. He will nut you in
Lir ... . - ' -" .' -... uj.u i-i.
wm j ui unnt, iniroauceo to some and
yOU Can make VOlir nun w nv frnny V.m
fitfc l ..-..-,
y
Do Not Marry Either
E'T.Sbr-i'' n... v...v.i.t ....
KJ'li;-.S? "evla and he aeemi to lr fond of me.
KJIi tf,-J."V" I another .youni man whom I
KV-tklS J?,"t, ';nnis w-itn and whom I oe
! A I Ji4fftc,,dlnh'-. I nineteen and the two
tP.r C-ii?r.m ! unaer iwenty-nve. The latter haa
;r;?,w"0 na. ' m. very proud of him. I
LAf. ni
m.nrpiy in love with both ami It
7-i ." inuYio ikjv, nasn i rnustea, nut
ia floinr itood work liy Hmuilnir tha ol-
na i iavn mm (ippiy
the. tennis nliivr hn nll,til an.l
. mit T".v" vMiii ip timjw hi i Know inrre
e ilrtiLl,v?r ? nny other but one of theie two.
;t?,V hud propoRali from both, hut hae
&g; im&- f n waitinir. ai I am unable in Op
f.iWlMJl I
vfst -;
aaa him I think nt T..e!r ..1,1. bav
HB I Bee Jack mv mmrt ril.iniu,,.
S3
jlee takea In place, ily tamlb know
are unable to heln me Het-lde uhlh m
fSiseaa. They aueieatert you to me. no oleasa
:,kW me owt of the difficulty H0815.
1 .-nr predicament Is sad, isn't it, my
:" ftja.f'' .But th trouble Is not what you
iasfcavr
t . wu aic iiul in iue wim
man. and it would be a mlntntj,-
Uiink of marrying either or even
encased to either in vour iinsit.
sate of mind. As sure as you dc-
on juck, ana toia mm so, vou
-be sorry you had not said Dl-k.
IvrJce versa, Have them both for
u you wish, but do not became.
d to either. You are onlv nine.
: there la plenty of time. You must
marry a man about whom vou feel
more strongly than you do about
;er. ..
u will probably meet another man
iom you can give your heart un-
"Wants to Know Girl
'' Cynthia Will vou kindly aniwar tha
nmt quesllona for me:
. now can i orconie acquainieq wun
that Uvea in tha aama nelahborhood
AT Ther la no way in which I ran
. any, favor or atart a ronvaraatlon
M becauae X hardly aver ee her and
as pencci atransera to each other.
aoppoains I vraa eaked to call at
:;u
'TMS
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v aajam
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M,"k
SUMMER GIRL
- Wide" One Who Doesn't Need
in Vacation Time
occasional dapper young man In
I civilian clothes or the dashing second
lieutenant up at X spending his leave
with his mother.
,-., .,. ,,,.- f i.-,,ti,in l
silhouetted against the dark
. f th tl . th can0M
I ,..AA,K n fnr tVl ... the island.
. ,nl,n. rlrl ,. llluav, .feiv tucked
...,. , , ,,,., u, i.-,,tiiion
wag mni1c for the ,1rimroso paths of
1UI lilt: iiiuiiusu I'uui.. v., ,
t is win- she spends her !
nntntv whlnlnir nr crabbing!
J wnmmg or grnnMn
,ws of gajety that come her
u- nun
int.. ilia
,invs ate..
,, trie stra
...... t, , ,,.nv. perhaps. Saturday
,-... .i.- i ,. .,.. ..,. i.nnnr
".. ...i.. i i. . thmifh ho inli-ht '
"" "."". """.,"?. "" ..-.. r,:.::";
snvjte ner io piay ".-uuis ic v..
morning
J ha:
da
EAX could go to the Saturday night
slip into her smart white organdie and
her little pink sweater and come
imnr innn
along The men ask her to dance, too.
and she doe- and laughs and they
aSk her to dance again. But no man
, . ...,,,,,. ,t n,.g Rlr, t under
iOOKS souiiuii.v ai inn tin i . ....-.,
gtnnfl ghg anws thPm to understand I
she ls "taken."
In aftet years I shall always re
member Jean because she ls one of
the blu fieun's in the war There ore
the nights when she savs she Is too
shall always remember them. The
..lln. Iniln fliitA flciirn tlierp iHTMinSl
the pines. Here's to the thou.
sands of Jeans whose Hearts were tar-
rird to Franco this summer, who go
faithfu'ly on from day to nay iovin
and hoping, a does my Jean at X
"All wool, yara-wioe girus, who me
bier ami line enougn to kii nn "
silly flirtations with other men while
their own aie risking their lives for
them across tne seas.
grandfather's. On the one hand it was
probable that having made good in HII-
liston this winter I could teach another
term of f!trlrr ;ehool there, or else-
where. If I wished: but that would lead
to nothlnc dulrable or permanent. The
pay was small and unless I expected in
future to tarn enough to maintain my
self In decene and make provision for
the rainy day I must win at least a
diploma from high i-chool. In com
petition with the college students, not to
mention college graduates who flocked to
the committeemen, an inexperienced girl
like me, even If she" had a knack for
getting along with young folks, could
not long expect to count for anything
better than a blind leader of the blind;
whereas I aspired to something better
than to tumble into the proverbial-ditch
which sooner or later Is bound to be
the landing place of unseeing wayfarers.
But, nn the other hand, it was clear to
me that graduating from high school
UUIll l" .III ,lll-.-,.'.ll.J. ...inn- ....- i
out delay I could catch up with my
would be an Impossibility, unless wnn-
classmates and hereafter hold my own ;
there was no time to lose, for it was now
early March and commencement uay
was set for the third week In June
The approaching spring vacation would
be a boon to me, provided I could com
mand my time and could also hire some-bodj-
to help me over some of the hard
places In the school work I had missed.
The history, civics and other Kngllsh
branches gave me no especial trouble,
save to find the time to master them,
and the I.atln I could manage to trans
late, but the geometry was a labyrinth
Into which, when by myself and with
out the semblance of H friendly clue,
I could not penetrate. But how to at
tain these luxuries of time and teach
ing when I lacked the means of supply
ing myself with the bare necessities of
food, clothing and a place to lay my
head' This question stared up at me
from every page of all the books I
studied In my final days at the V. W.
C. A . and haunted my dreams at night.
(CONTINUED TOMOnnOW)
Please 7ellJle
What to Do n.
By CYNTHIA
nrd nnderetnriK slrl. In thl depart-
t-irl a hotn- will ou rli-nte tell me what
vnu thlnlt hi wou'd sa or do and what 1
should say nr do
Third What d -oi si when sou accent
vn thine nr when nu detiine to accept it?
I forum to mt-n-lon that I m a bov
First Can vou nnt llnd a friend who
knows the youn girl in question and
who will make an Introduction possible
for you" It is about the only way I can
suBEtst unless you can manage to join
some association to which she already
belongs That would put you In tho way
of meeting her
Srconu It vou are asked to call on a
tflrl accept politely Say you will be
delighted to call, ask what night she
will be home and go to her home about
S 15 o'clock She will probably say, "It's
nice of you to come" or "I'm very glad
to see you" And it would be graceful
to reply, "The pleasure Is really mine,
vou know" Then talk about the things
which will interest you both the war,
books, plays, sports, walks, rides, any
kind of healthy conversation
Third. If you accent a thine say.
"Thank you very much" or "Thank you."
.-no, tnanK you." it you uecllno. But
tho refusal mut be made more era-
oiously than the acceptance, that your
hostess may see that you are declining
for a good reason When possible Rive
the reason If you are obliged to refuse
an Invitation, that is, of course, if food
or a cigarette or something like that
is handed to you only say "No, thank
you "
NO COAL FOR RURAL DISTRICTS!
Plan to Be Tested in Localities'
Where Firewood Is Plentiful
Wnhlniton, July 30. Country dis
tricts in States where the supply of fire
wood is plentiful may be denied coal
for domestic use, except under special
permits, under the latest plan suggested
by the fuel administration.
Preliminary instructions to try the
plan in certain localities have been sent
State administrators and these officials I have never believed that the ma
have been advised that If the prohibl- Jorlty of women looked at lovely and
tlon results In excesrive prices being extravagant things with envy, but that
demanded by wood dealers prosecutions , they derive a subtle pleasure In simply
should be instituted under the Lever i looking at the beautiful. Viewed In this
act.
Ofllclals cited an order appointing
each State fuel administrator to of
fice delesated authority for prohibiting
the sale, shipment and distribution of
coal to domestic consumers. It is under
this authority, it was explained, that
the fuel administration, notably In Phil
adelphia, has been enabled to enforce
its regulations holding the houueholder
to the amount of coal commensurate
with his reasonable needs.
OB?jBA..:S?av i l3M.J
The Heart Hunters
By MARY DOUGLASS
Author of "Hunting a Husband"
(Copvrlshtl
XIV
Explanation '
m.'fUHi.u Kleanor is not here!"
Tlie thought frightened me.
Below mo the street looked dark, un
friendly. I felt already as If I were
turned an ay Then I heard steps. The
door opened slowly.
Yes?" said a cold voice.
"Does Mrs. Angus live here?" I
asked The words rnught In my throat.
The woman at the door hesitated.
Then he opened It wider.
'Tome in." she said curtly.
"Mr? Angus," the called in a pene
trating olco.
"Ves." Cflmp the Hear helUtdfA tone
of nieanor's voice.
1 bounded up the steps.
...., i.iiiiuui! i i.i ten, iitruiiui ,
"ung myself Intoier arms
"by, Prudence, I thought yo
wpr(,n,t ccm , Wednesday!
-Didn't you get my letter?"
un, hieanor, ' I cried, "Eleanor, I
We w ere
lost in a mesh of cxplana-
tlon
vou poor darling, weren't you fright-
ented to death hut lou arc here
so
it's an hrm
Eieanor haf ,llt, her nrm through
mine. And let me to the tlnv bedroom
that was to he mine.
"I was golnc to have flr.were for you,"
Hleanor exclaimed, "and "
"It's adorable as it is !" I looked at
the little cot and Its pretty cushions.
I walked around starinn at the pictures
and sat down at last In the wicker chair.
"Take off .our thing and I'll get vou
something to eat." t-ald Kleanor. "You
must be starved "
i imim iiij inuiK? in me muc uur-
talned clofet And laughed at my past
I hung my thing? In the little cur
fears. I was here' And free as last,
"Ready. True?" called Kleanor 1 went
Intt tho other room Hleanor was pull
ing up the le.if of the table Before me
was the daintiest little meal on Elea
nor's yellow Mirlnged china
' Mu.itn't talk tonlKht, True," said
Eleanor with the stern wisdom cf one
month of marriage "You must go to
bed roon for I've planned the gaudiest
time of y ur life '"
I'or a moment the confession trem
bled on my lips Should I tell her about
I'ddlf Smiths money? Only a moment
It trembled there Then I thrust It
away No No one would understand.
It did not seem fair to Hddle or to ms.
I hnil I'ome to the city for more than
jus' nieanor's "gaudy time." I drank
tho tall Klnss of milk and felt a real
drowsiness stealing over me
Tomorrow would be time enough to
begin to plan the future.
Tomorrow- The New World.
WAR PLANT PLOT BLOCKED
Attempt Against Machinery
Work? Followed, Say Officials
Newark, .V .1., Jul 30 Conspirators
who attempted on Saturday to destroy
by a bomb explosion the machinery plant
of the Oould & Hberhardt Company, .it
Irvington, near here, also plotted to
wreck the munitions factory of the Key.
port engineering Company, In the same
town, according to charges made by Fed
eral officials
The authorities declared that Dr.
Frederick V Blschoff of Irvington.
under arrest on a charge of having made
the bomb designed to blow- up the Gould
& Hberhardt plant, decided to plant ex
plosives under th" powder magazine of
the Keyport mill
Because the risk was too great with
watchmen posted about the building, the
ofllclals asserted, the plotters turned
v,i.,vui, ,rf.-,i, l.ir lUUVIH llliliri
their attention to the machinery factory
wnere aetectives. warned of the con
spiracy, were waiting for them and ar
rested two men in the act of igniting a
bomb.
Three Fires Near Coatesvillc
CoatenTlMr, I'a., July 30. Three disas
trous fires have occurred In this vicinity
recently, the latest last night at Smyrna,
Lancaster County, when the store and
contents belonging to H K Wilson were
consumed, entailing a loss of $11,000.
Sunday night a large barn containing
twenty-six acres of wheat, five pigs and
farming utensils in Cain township, Ches.
ter County, was burned, with a loss of
$7000 Two miles distant a warehouse
owned by Charles Conner. Thorndale,
caught Are mysteriously and was de
stroyed. Latest Thing
A Daily Fashion Talk
Flejh-colored chiffon garments decorated with small medallions and
hemstitched squares are tho. very last word in lingerie. Several of these
garments are described in today's fashion talk
I
T IS a strange woman, indeed, that
has not a weakness for dainty under-
dress. I must confess that I have
n decided weakness In that direction
and delight in seeing all the newest and
daintiest affairs that are shown. It Is
not bo much that I crave to adorn my
belf with extravagant undergarments,
but the lure of dainty materials and de
lightful combinations appeals very
strongly to my artistic sense.
light, the originals of the sketch today
do not seem so whimsical, for they cer
tainly are beautiful, and even If one
could not afford such garments they are
lovely, and there are Ideas which you
may incorporate, if, perchance, you make
your own lingerie.
The set chown today comprises a petti,
coat and a combination, made of flesh
'colored chiffon, and decorated medallions
are set 'at the top of the garment, below
which are hemstitched squares, through
T"il yfflaaBBHW
WAR QUILTS MADE
mmmmmmmmmmmmemmmmmmmmmmmam
HiV' iCifii.3liiiiiiiiiENB9EIH( s "pffiL
1 gy -?.?--i--irAiMiiB..BaWrJ m
wirriTTrmn't""-' ; i ' nimimtmmmmmmfmi-m m i n tiw
Member ol the (Junker Cil Ladies' Motor Club Auxiliary have accom
pli'hed marvels in making useful garments for the Amcrirnti Fund for
French Wounded in France from odds and ends of u;elcs cloth. The
quills above were made from tailors' sample cutting;, or "swatches,'' and
the linings of coats. Holding the quilts are Mrs. William Marshall,
chairman of the committee, and Mrs. William Reading
INGENUITY ECONOMY'S ALLY
IN PRO VIDING FOR REFUGEES
Men's and Women's Clothing, Bed Covering and Miscellaneous
Articles Sent Abroad Made From Left-Over Cuttings'
of the Tailoring Shops
TNOHNflTY allied with economy Is
- quite ns capable of magic as any in
cantations ever concocted.
A glance at some of the nrtlcles being
shipped regularly to the headquarters of
the American fund for French wounded
In France hy their co-workers in this
city Is convincing proof of this fact.
And there is proof, too, In some of the
Ideas which the Quaker City Ladles'
.Motor Club Auxiliary has developed In
the work that a frellrg of personal in
Urest for the homeless refugees, men,
women and children Is wonderful in
plratlon. Nine palm of well-marie trousers are
going over this month for little French
boys, and in the pocket of each pair ls
a cretonne bag filled with brlght-colorca
marbles and a toy In the pockets ot
each of the men's shirts are a cake of
soap and a nice, soft washrag
For the womrn ten smart, warm suits
are going over They are not onlv of
excellent matotlal and well and warmlv
interlined against the coming winter, but
are tailor-made and smartly cut.
Six quilts are not on! an example of
a thrift of which these workers may
well bo proud, hut offer a valuable sug
gestion to skillful nccdleworkers In times
of peace Some of the quilts are made of
the bright colored sk and brocade
taken from fur-coat linings, and one or
two others are quite unique
Tailors' samples, their saw-cut edges
neatly stitched together, make one side
of a warm quilted comforter. It was
suggested that these quilts should be
used especially for convalescent soldiers,
who could find Intense interest in pick
ing out their spring suiting to be made
up In Berlin, perhaps
Three miscellaneous ho.ves nre going
over this month The women of tho club,
of which Mrs Richard Y. Filbert Is
president and Mrs William H Marshall
Is chairman, have been working steadily
day In and day out. A very active,
though small auxiliary In Pitman. N J ,
under Mrs Edward I") Hallowell, has
been turning cut a large amount of
work
Two do?en bolts of flannel for hos
pital shirts were donated, and 151 shirts
in Lingerie
by Florence Rose
the center of which U laced a wide pink
satin ribbon This gives an empire
waistline to the garment. At the center-front
narrow satin ribbon of the
same coloring is laced and crossed
through smalt eyelets, and tied at the
lower part of the opening In a bow.
The shoulder straps are made with sev
eral rows of the narrow ribbon held to
gether. The petticoat is made, of course, on
the same principle as the 'combination,
the wide ribbon lacing through the foun
dation of the skirt just above the
flounce. This same Idea could be car
ried out hy using white lace medallions
should you so desire.
(Copyright, 1018, by Florence Rote)
Ask Florence Rose
if you want her own personal advice on
material, rolora and atylea suitable for
ou. Address Miss Rose, In care of the
Kvrxjsn Pi'BLic Lrrxiru's woman's psae.
Send self. addressed stamped tnvelope for
reply, as all inquiries are answered by
mall.
EHHHffHj
CYNTHIA'mDm
FROM CLOTH ENDS
mwam''xxmmmmmmyv&T&j&!ssx
are rotng with this shipment of articles
In tho box, dedicated to articles made
up almost entirely of rrids and ends of
materials which the women would deem
It a crime to waste, are fifty miles of
sunwlpers and fracture pillows stuffed
with snlpplngs of material.
The work Is raining steadily In speed
and volume of output
Adventures
With a Purse
rOtWII TODAY
A wrist locket.
-Mnlerlnl for cool frnrki.
I tinning fi
Silver ielt
Betty.
pins.
rpHlJ more" I wander through the shops
-- and behold service novtlty after
service novelty, the more I marvel at
the Ingenuity of man, or, in these mod
ern das I might say. woman: for wno
can tell who thinks of them all? For
Instance, today I saw a small square
sterling sliver locket, with a service flag
in enamel in the center It opens, rf
course, to hold your soldier's picture,
and Is fitted with a black molte ribbon
wtist strap. In fact, at first glance. It
looks for all the vvoild like a trim silver
wrist watch. And Its price is $4.50.
One of the shops is displaying some
cool-looking woven voile patterns which
are valued at thirty-eight cents and fifty
cents a yard. They are striped, tome
pale pink, others a fresh cool green,
and they have been lowered to twenty
eight cents a yard. A very nice porch
dress or cool lltflo business frock could
be made from one of these, and tho tctnl
cost fori the material should not be
more than tl 40 or $1.68.
Do you remember when ou weic a
little girl how you loved tojearry a tiny
fan with your Sunday-go-to-meetlng
white dress? 1 was lemlnded of It today
when I saw s-ome wee fans for little
people. One had small Dutch flguics on
it and was priced at thlrty.flvo cents
Another, pure white, was only ten cents.
I can just picture Mistress Hetty hold
ing primly one of these fans In her
chubby hands and fanning back those
damp little curls
Ycu must admit that it Is exasperating
to be dressed up with your very best
hat and veil and then to have the veil
slip down off the brim of your hat. I
saw sterling silver veil pins today,
curved like flower pins and rhlnestones
which catch the veil at the front of
the hat. And the curve fits snugly over
the hat brim The price of fifty cents.
For the names of shops where ar
ticles mentioned In "Adventures With
a Purse" can be purchased, .address
IJdltbr of Woman's Page, Hvenino
Punuc Ledger, or phone the
Woman's Department, Walnut 3000.
DISOBEYS, BUT GETS U-BOAT
Norwood Sailor Promoted In
stead of Being Punished
Disobeying orders Is not a good policy
to follow In the navy, but when the diso
bedience nets ono a Herman U-boat
well, that's another matter.
Hailing Anderton. son of A. J. P. An
derton, of Norwood, followed out this
policy when a submarine was sighted
while his ship was convoying a troop
ship. He fired before orders were given
for the shot. His quick action resulted
In the periscope being ripped away. A
second shot took away the conning
tower The crew surrendered and the
U-boat was sunk.
Young Anderson was called before the
captain. The brig loomed before him.
He had fired without orders. The cap
tain "put him on the carpet," then smiled
and complimented him and wound up by
recommending his promotion. It soon
followed and he ls now a third-class
quartermaster,
smsoo sea IfiifthJivenuc ,
1422 Walnut Street
1YE8T BELLKVUE-STRATrOBD
Summer Dresses
Remarkable values will be offered tomor
row among the styles assembled for prompt
disposal
Beautiful Cotton Dresses,
$ J g.50
About half, and less what they would ordinarily cost.
J'JiMVMJkJA
The Woman's
Exchange
TODAY'S INQUIRIES
Mhat scientific branch of war work' la In
need of women to take the place ef
mm raiira inio arrTlcer
. The V. W. C. A
known na nh.
linateaa
house ore
Oeel llonees
HOW
did thU name orhclnate
. tthnt new neme. for a. color ha been
euKKPHica oy ine warr
tthir l better to have a coffee grinder
hi nome man to buy around coffee at
the srorerr store?
, Describe- an attractive way of knlttlns
. .",T.,rJs. emcr oi naoy riDDon
unni Kinn or trimmina is nea on
new petticoats of Jemrr silk?
YESTERDAY'S ANSWERS
the
Mlja Mary McMillan Is known chiefly for
I. nun n n RiasseuFo in ireaiin
the wounded .soldiers of the llrlllnh
army, and also she treated the lirn
lean of wounded llelitlan soldiers sent
to England. ,
The lunch curt service has been Instituted
In tt nithlnrton hy the ttlrls' section of
the District Witr Camp Community
Hen lee, with the aid of the Olrls"
I rlcndly Sorlet. for the younr women
war norkrn,
A snod exterminator for the bugs that
attack. .beet tops Is arsenate of lead.
nprny ine Plants even' ten day.
tthen rnlil-bolled ham Is hard and dry It
rim ue cnopped into email piece, mixed
with mayonnaise) drelnir and used as
ciin be chopped Into small piece, mixed
nlllllff for (lAlntt- kiinriutehea
. ivnen iieinir ice lo renne tne
. l . - - " -. -. .
kin, wash
the face
Ihnrntiehlv In hnt tr nntl
ter and
cost of
co ov er
facial omi. then mm
cleanslns cream unit rub the Ice over
Hciai soup, men apply 41 tnin
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thei Mini! fnp.
Mop the face dry
without rnhhlnff.
une sooa reason
for piitttn
colored
Mrlpe In a soldier' wicks. Is
11 soldier's Micks. lw flint It
save the plain wool for another pair,
and another fcood reason is mat the
soldier are superstitious about It and
feel that the stripe mean irood luck.
When to Fly Flag at Half-Mast
To the Editor 0 tt'oiiion's f'ooc:
, Dear Madam I would like to know If It
I proper to fly tho flag at half-mast If one
nf the members of the church a lieu
tenant haa been killed in nctton? I have
been told It Is not. Will ou please ansuer
this In Friday's Evemno HtBtio Leihihii?
I'lease mention when It la proper to fly a
tine at half-mast. W. o. U.
It is a peifectly proper mark of re
spect for the church to My the flag at
half-mast for the lieutenant who has
been killed In action, A flag on n public
hu'ldlng should always be hoisted at
half-mast when any one of any prom
inence dies or any one for whom the
people In the hulldlng wish to show re
spect. Your letter came too lato to get
Into Friday's or Saturday's papers.
Wants Real Estate Course
To the Editor ot H'omau's Page:
Dear Madam I am a stenographer In a
real estate office and would like to know
whether I could take up a course In real es
tate, na I am new at this business and would
like, to advance mvself. Where could I take
tho course? VNNA HKM.K.
With so much ambition I am sure you
will have succcmi. If you call up the
colleges that offer business courses vou
will bo able to make arrangements to
take up a course In real estnte in the
winter, but not now, as most of the col.
leges are closed for the summer evcept
for a few special courses. I should
chink you would learn a great deal about
the work right there in the office, for you
tret so much practical experience, and
that is so Important In any study.
Take Public Service Trolley
To the Editor of lt'ouiau's Page:
Dear Madam Kindly letnne know through
our paper what trolley car to take from
Oftmrten to New York: the time, fare nnd
street where I set the tar. I will le very
thankful for Information. C K S.
T,ike the Public Service trolley for
Trenton on the Market street side of the
ferry at Camden. At Trenton take a
car which goes through New Brunswick
to .Newark. This is the end of the
trolley trip, and you walk a block to the
railroad and take the tube over to New
York. The trolley cars run every half
hour twenty minutes after the hour
and ten mlnutea of. The fare for the
round trip to Newark Is $2.60 and the
fare through the tube Is ten cents. If
vou start from Camden at 8:B0 In tho
morning you arrive in Newark about
2 o'clock If you go to Ledger Central,
Uroad and Chestnut streets, you can get
a time table with full part'culara of the
trip.
Poet After More Advice
To the Editor of Woman's Paoe:
Dear Madam Tour advice was to unod
that I have come hack for a second helplns
When I was at hlKh school some of my
pneins were published In tne school paper.
Would It be all rttht to send those poems,
when thev have been fixed up a little, to j
maaazlne?
What should 1 say. If anythlnB, when I
submit my "works" to the cruelties of the
editors?
About how much doe, tho struggllns author
cet for his handiwork?
I inn deeply grateful for what you have
dnne for me and for what I feel assured vou
will do for u. fi.
It would be perfectly all risht to send
away your poems that were published in
the high school paper If you "fix them up
a little." There Is a syndicate which
accepts poetry. If you will send me a
stamped, self-addressed envelomv 1 win
send you the address of this syndicate 1
rJ LiinL .vu .aii nine itlltl IW1C1 OUt Wnat
prices are paid. Different magazines
pay different prices for space and you
will have to flnd out directly from them
Send In your manuscript, typewritten If
possible, on one side of the paper, with
your name and address written in the
upper left-hand corner and underneath
"Submitted at usual rates," which means
that you will be only too glad to get
whatever the magazine or syndicate sees
fit to pay you. It is not necessary to say
.tiijiuuiK mule man ims 1 snau De glad
to tell you anything more that you want
to know about.
A Miracle Worked
With a Pot of Beans
Toil wouldn't think you could do
much with a pot of beans, would
you? Well, the other night I gave
Jim a dish which Is now on our
regular menu. It w-as beans with
tomato sauce, to be sure, but with
that I mixed bananas baked slowly
In maple syrup until they were
soft, and then I Just gave It a dash
of Al' Sauce. Boston wouldn't
have recognized those beans. Jim
says he will recognize them If he
meets them again, and he ho-ies it
will be often. AI Sauce is not a
Worcestershire, you know, it Is Just
a miracle-working flavor that
transforms left-overs and turns
beans Into bliss. (Advt)
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AFTER 14 YEARS' SEPARATION
John J. Regetz Happily Re
united Here Today With Par
ent Through Aid of Re
porter and Priest
Not Knowing Whether She
Lived, He Had Insured His
Life for Benefit of the
Government
ABOUT the happiest reunion Second
. street haa seen In many years was
that of the Regetz family, 329 South
Second street, today, when John J. Re
getz, on furlough from Camp MacAr
thur, Waco, Tex., after being separated
from relatives fourteen years tried to
hug his mother and three brothers all at
once.
Joseph Regetz, father of the little
group, died In 1904 and the mother, un
able to take care of tho five small chil
dren left with her. placed John with the
Philadelphia Aid Society, nnd Rudolph,
the youngest' child, with another organi
zation. For nine years John remained with
the society. Then the mother's address
was lost and he lost track of her and
hlB brothers. At sixteen he started to
w-ork and he was employed on a farm
near West Grove, Pa., when his number
was called In the draft last Mav. lit
.was In the Infantry first, but recently
was transferred to Company 9. Casual
detachment.
In camp Regetz happened to tell the
story of his lost family to a. eroun of
men, Including a newspaper reporter,
and Immediately It was planned to ask
tne ijnuaaeipnia newspapers to aid in
finding the mother. It was through the
Rev. Arthur S. Hnrt. 11 Catholic nrlost.
and the Public I.edeer. that Mrs. Recetz
was located. Father Hart concluded the
funeral service for the father in 1904.
"My boy! Sly boy!" was all Mrs. Ue
getz could say for a moment when she
heard her son was coming. "To think
we shall gee one another again after all
these years 1 He was such a tiny, white
haired fellow when I saw him last and
now he is a eoldler."
"Yes, we are all pretty barmy."
smiled John Regetz today. His blond
hair, blue eyes and diffident air made
him seem even younger than his twenty
one years. "Tho only disappointment
Is that my youngest brother is missing.
We don't know where he has been all
these years, for he was lost track of
Just as I was. It's great to have a fam
ily. There is one brother older than 1
who expects to go to war soon. Joseph.
Charles and Rudolph aro at home."
One of his soldier comrades wrote of
Regetz: "He is 100 per cent patriot be-
causo he Insured his life for his coun
try." When asked about his insurance,
Regetz said:
"A few years ago at West Grove I
took out tlOOO Insurance for my mother.
with the understanding that in case of
my death it would be given her If she
could bo found. When 1 entered the
army I wanted to take out $10,000 In
surance for her on tho same plan. I
was told it couldn't be made out to a
person whoso definite address was un
known, so I had tho policy made pay
able to tho United States Ooxernmen
Now, of course, I'll transfer it to
mother."
2 SONS KILLED SAME DAY
One Dies in Mine and Other on Field
in France
Atlantic City. July 30 Within twen
ty-four hours, nt points 0000 miles apart,
death struck twice at the family of
George F. Penny, a Philadelphia busi
ness man living In Pleasantvllle.
While they were grieving over a mes-
sago announcing the death of their son
Alexander, as a result of an explosion In
Utah, where was an Inspector of mines,
a telegram from the War Department
apprised them that their other son, Har
old, a lieutenant of infantry, had been
killed In Frnncc
Mrs. Penny recently received a. wrist
watch as a war Eouvenlr from her son
in France. The crystal was ciaekcd nr
Cuticura Soap is
Easy Shaving for
Sensitive Skins
The New Up-to-date Cuticura Method
Girls! Girls! Girls!
This is a girls'
body wants one as stenographer, book
keeper or clerk. There never was a time
when they were so difficult to get as now,
and there never was a time when a Want
Ad in this paper was so necessary to find
good ones. Mr. Business Man, don't jtvait
till the smart ones are all snapped up put
your Want Ad in this paper today,.
And you, Mademoiselle, should know
that if you're looking for a particular kind
of position, the best firms in this city
watch our Help Wanted columns con
stantly for capable employes.
Good help is as important as 'good mer
chandise. You must have both to be successful.
See Pages
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JOHN J. REGETZ
Who was reunited with his mother
and three brothers at 329 South
Second Mrcet today after being sep
arated from them for fourteen
years. He is home on furlough
from Camp MacArthur, Texas
if by a bullet. The mother accepted It
as a premonition. Forty-eight hours
later she learned her boy had died gal
lantly under lire.
"Eat more fish"
the government urges. But
be sure you get the real sea
tang or the delicate fresh
water flavor that makes prop
erly cooked fish so delicious.
Fry, broil or bake your fish
with the best of the- vege
table fats
SAWTAY
100 Pure Butter-of-NuU
A pure in the tin a the nut In the shell
For.Baking-Shortening-Fiyiug
and Candy Making
SAWTAY HALIBUT
Sprinkle slices of halibut with salt and
pepper. Dip in corn meal or flour,
and fry in shallow Sawtay until golden
brown. Remove to a hot platter and
garnUhwith lemon and parsley. Strain
Sawtay and use again. There will be
no taste or odor of the fish. .
Community Stores
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