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Evening public ledger. [volume] (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1914-1942, November 02, 1918, Night Extra, Image 10

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' Girls Who Fly Front One Type of War Work to Another
fTil With No Other Guiding Star Than n Dollar or Tivo
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.More m inc ray iznvewpu
! e.her day I heard a story that
particularly applicable to
ft time. It was about n little
.Rdo hoy In New York who In
ee of ten venr.i crew to una
' In charge of one hundred men
business otllce of a ..ationnuy
edrporntlo?..
tpenetl to he tnikins to n mini
tti who knew him then ns .1 lit-
ver dnrtinpr about tho streets
York, and who Knows Mini
.'remember," he Bald, "when that
getting twenty-five dollars it
In the firm lis works with
r.'Then I remember when ho
me a proud little, note raying
1 trettlnc sixty. That wa quite
Kirhlle nfter: The next I heard It
1, one hundred, then one huuilrrti
- fifty.
hen came tho crisis lie wrote
Paaked my advice about whether
iWkt a position a rival firm had
I, him. The salary wan two nun-
, I told him to stlc's, beciuse
other company, saw his worth to
Mtune of two hundred dollars n
nth. his own company would soot.
,'lt. as they had semed to hnvi
bmu-. .... ..l1. I.IH. 11 ,.?u t
.Ual Hli lltill ,' ,,,- vttll-. J
le thankeij me nnd deckled to
T lnt trnn!f nf him then. The
r.tHy I got n letter from him from
of tho camps, lie didn't tell me
at ho was Retting, but he wild
he returned from the war the
yon he had left to Ret Into It
waiting for mm. lie was ciirect-
IfMi wurK ui one iiuiiuri-11 uuuuuiu
1 ana stood it. direct line for ulcirer
lings, Mind, this k the some office
had entered as a youngster In short
ita."
WARTIME and the chaotic condl-
?" i.Vtlons of fhn T.ihnr nwivkpt tlrtvo
' V ,titi9olnt of this story home. There
;i-' constant, what Is technically
I ffiSMled "turnover of labor." lurtlcu-
witn KiriH. They wonc ncre one
learn that si eater salaries are
F-yBJlM P1 across the street and across
' C ?j?AW nn firm rnlsfs n r(inc!pntlriii
...AtcUot. when Its employes leave non-
nuai worn tor esseyiiai war worn
V Envoi
The thousand things 1 could not
say
tlrfoie 1 crossed the sea,
Dear love, tho words 1 could not
speak,
And all jou aro to me:
Tho thousand dreams 1 could not
dream
When I.lfe for cold did dance.
Are Life to me. dear loe, slncu
Death
Hecnme a dream, In France.
The thousand thlnes I cannot write,
The thlntra that I would do,
Shall all be jours, dear loie, when
Rod
Shall send me home, to you.
Alison Hastltifis. In I'oct T-oro.
star of so many young women Is
simply n, dollar or two more In the pay
envelope.
l'or loyalt.v. you see. Is a beautiful
trait, but It Is also n veiy Rood busi
ness piopo.sttion, as wus Illustrated on
the story of the Last Side boy. I
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The Woman's
Exchange
TODAY'S INQUIRIES
What urtanltntlon has opmnl arhaaU to
train uemrn for nn unusual tip or
work?
Whfi la MrftA Oanhr Ailnm?
What tahlr tarn, has hrn romnreniril
Into a ainall (tltt for n noldlr nief-
SfiAi,
In plannlnit a kltrlifn. what enrrcy-inTtr
aliotila hr) InrlmliMl
When an nrtlrlf nrds Irnnlnr anil there
fa no wn to Iirul unit Iron, hou ran It
hjEsrsr!ssdf-aaeaaww'
lie Mnoothisl out?
YESTERDAY'S ANSWERS
believe there Is almost no position of 1 Mh"t """ ""' oHrartUe olilltol;
......, ...., .11 nn.. ,1 ,1 ,or fur rnatrra run bo made at lionio?
personal responsibility the bis cor-
poratloti would not cntruat to this
ounij man. For ten years the have
watched him stick to hl pol w.th a'1
fote.slht that bus bpen able to we.it h- I
er any amount of f.it.oy s.ilar temptu 1
tlons. They know the value nf fore- J
siRht In huslne'-f. They need It mid
they arc willing to pay for It Tor ,
In spite of unj statements to the con
trary, the bit; real Jobs, not tho IlKUre-
liratls, are confetred on the man or
1, nno iraii (
arrnratrly In I
I of tho I'osl- I !
rtn. II. v. I
AHjHlfa the filttlnB around from one called "mushroom" war jobs
Madame Julia Roo-Hinx, tho planUt and
rnmponrr. nun the reinitntion or haiinic
plaeil ulth riery orthetitrn In the
ountr.
2. There la n ileniand fnr women who trans-
iato rtpanisn rapunv anu arenra
in pomui renhurnnitt uoam or
ofllro llepnrlmrnt. VVahlnt
.t. The rernttllna of tnnlherw nf vannr rhll
ilren for war InUuntrlet U to be ui-rnurMed.
u-omnn who ran I...M thorn r!R.o-. " T, 'L""'" ' "":'."""' 'or. a.!00 ."'
: -" -- - -...... . ....., ,,fm nrr inuimiiooniui or irisin lemon
them out by the pull method" would I Julrf, half 11 pint of rnlnnater and a
be too bar.kruptlnir a system. . rrw rtrol" r Mar of rorH-
3, A pair of Md cloven that ore too small In
GTfJAVTlP iireinlifln,,a "U ,1 ftr.p ?n wrist ran I tretrlied by tlntnpen-
: ,, "tBatu..ations slien 01 er nr ,ha rtBt on Ulfl lniW(, wt vatft
to (loiernmetit work for the dura-, and atrrtrlilne tliem on ncloie ttretrher
t Inn nf tan -nr tini'n lnuf llinituumla until dry.
of their Kirl employes io what ari ' T,,j;aya'not used In the new wlnlep
r1 1 ln9 's s blittnAm a 4V. T
A suggcution or two for the ovemeas Red Croas Christmas carton
COUNTERS DISPLAY HINTS
FOR SOLDIERS' CHRISTMAS
PFithlvm of What to Oct for the Boy "Over Th'crc' May Be. Solved
by Offerings Easily Found in a Round of the
City's Stores
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Mlara
n9na
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of essential war work to an-
that seems disloyal nnd un-
Why, It costs thousands of
1 to train new employes for new
And yot It Is a sreat shame
, o much for the head of the firm
'"' v'iaV.tBr the Eirl herself that the Kuldlns
- u
after tho war.
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Adventures With a Purse
VOt'NO TODAY
,.-LwMvf''Ua' M..at .. II,, Wnn.un Ml. A.. .,tt 1
lTViW. aUaiilft tie...
j: . :.
nbiw is sometiuiiR u.imty anu
fttmptltiB about those "half-size"
of Jelly, which will somehow
Ulate the appetite of the most fus-
ous convalescent. Perhaps jou have
n'WonderlnBiust what to take home
Hhat sick friend or member of your
Uy,who Is recover'nB from the rav-
bl tho epluemlc. This is the nn-
Tou can net these dainty little
1 In port wine, sherry, plneapole,
or currant flavors, nnd two fiav-
'.oanir oe naa ror twenty-live cents.
It .
WrMilrl h'l V liPPn Illwt nu nn fflrt(r tnn
a Rlrl to stick to her post, to have Wants to Help Government
seen her company thimi?h its own To thr Wfinr o woman's pcor
press of heavy war work. Ti would. "' MBdam will ou icimiix tr tn IiIp
havp been ivitrintlr 'inrf n cv rmnA ,nf "ut7 ' ,,m fc hlirh aciuinl cirl. Hlt rn
.". , "" 'a ,;, and a, ! K0O(I i''r oM in.l nnxlous to work for the 0v
mtilnchft proposition, as will be seen frnmont Many k timn t have tuoukIu f
,If-alUrT souniil, hut nfter thlnulntr il orr I
tlicldo thnt n hlsh school nducatlon wit) v
j nf much lfficflt tn inn In Utcr seat Hut
I ennnot help but think nf nomn w.i liy
which I inn ut Into thr Goprnmnt arrvlce
j and Ktlll ronttnuo tcolntr to nchool. Home
tlmo iibo I nad In tho tmucru that womi
.ir' uolnir pnlinterj In tht unltril niton
murine corr plef,, Now I hao botn
unnilrrlntf If It rouM . tn-iilbl fur mo t
cot Into tho mnrlni enrpn r,Hnrf as u till
IMtch lifnmr or ttoniothlnfr similar. 1 hnc
on Uttla knuu )fdpro of comrnorclnl n ork.
ouch uh lUitffrInp, ntt'novrnph rtc. but
j know nomfthlii(r nhmit niinrc, nlthuunn i
rntlier prefrr llif 11n ttch orlr'. Now, I
cun Ktft anil will jrlvc my Sundas wholi
npi'PBsiirr. HkLi.ri.rii8 nnd nrntloii time, and
ntno JkMip I rottld ni' PVt-ry cUy i'nl
hnurx from 4 until l or 7 imk. Will lu
Ulndlv .inswer my letter tit ur arltot op
imrtunHv uml Hnl out for m If It cannnt
to p.mMhlo for mo fo fnllat In this way in
1 nnd ilorn the front by a Dlniteil frill.
for the con- umen rorms a collar ami rlppllnff cas
nherry pln-1 carle. The cufffl are also fli.Nhcd with
mis inu'iiff. and for lis price, flitch Is
15, I ov jou cannot equal tnW dainty
beruffled blouse.
And now are the days nf huny and
bustle. Up come summer ruR., down ko
winter carpets. Curtain rods fall in
line oner- ninro. nnrl .nnn Mm hmtcn ima
Vu j . ' r' poHBimo Tor mo ro fnuai in mis way n
tnnt Fnii!?. romfortanle appen ranee in Its ' the mtrlnp rnrps. for I muat do HomethIn?
n Inter clothes. But carpels Mould not I nd tht rlKht aw.t? item a Girl Rrout, I
Btftv down RmnnthU' nn,. ...in-tt... nh.ilnvr ?i knoulfl-p of the Mora? endp and
..... ......... ..... . "'in vtJ. Bninnnhnra c nui tiir MUi:S.
L'ST uhdt to Ret and where to cct It,
nnd hsjiitiK cot II. how to make It
comply with the strict rulings of the
Red Ctosi In rcitaid tt the Christmas
cartons for the soldier boys in Franco
Is a problem which Is likely to steal
vaiiu Ue time and add hnrassed wrin
kles to the bron of this year's Christmas
shopper.
Naturally, when a mother has only
nine by five by three inches of space in
which tr- Fend all her Christmas feel
ings to a son In France It Is no easy
matter to decide what Is the ery nicest
thine In the world to send him; and
then piobably when she has made up
her mind on what It Kiall be she will
find that It Is either breakable or In
Fomti other way falls to comply with the
lied Cross r'KUUlltns.
As a matter of fact, there are some
ciy nice presents Indeed to be found
In the Ftores which have been manufac
tured expressly for the purpose of
1-n.uefzinB Into that stingy little carton
In the llrrl place, thcro is a, writing
kit a khaki or leather case fitted with
a block, a pencil and cnielipts It Is
small enough to lie flat and to bi easy
to earr. There Isn't a doubt that lots
of sons would liki tlilH, for there seems
to be so much for tln-m to tell they
appear to haw lost that depl'Tablc mas
culine weakness of "pimply neier writ
ing letters."
A pipe with a neat khakl-covcred rub-ber-llned'tobacco
case Is sure to "hit the
right spot." Any woman who has lhed
long enough to have a grown-up son
knows that this gift can never go far
wrong, and she can buy them at all
prices for her Christmas box to France.
Another present which looks highly
practicable is a kit that holds ti mirror
of polished steel, a comb, brush and
tooth paste Judging from the various
delicate hints flung out by returned sol
diers regarding beautifying facilities tn
the trenches, this gift, which costs only
$2, would be highly appreciated.
Perhaps every carton ought to be fur
nished with Just one picture, or a little
gtoup of pictures of the "family": there
are little leather frames for this with
mica glass, which could be carried
around safely in the smallest trench
kit nnd be got out at moments when It
would do the moBt good.
All these presents can easily be found
In the shops, and the prices are such
aa will not do much hurt to pocket
books that have been so willingly
emptied building bulwarks ugalnst the
bochc on this side of the sea. And this
ytnr there Isn't a mother or a sister In
thi country who will have to be told
twice to do her Christmas shopping
early.
Ivery -woman should have at least one
waist. If It matches her suit,
, of 'course, it should, it Is most
venlent to have, when an unexpected
tlon comes and nil her light waists
blithe wash. This story, then, is
the woman whose suit is blue. For
.waist I discovered is of dark blue
ttei. It is softened at the neck i
-
HT
dlently remain un were It not for tacks I
nnd nails. And tacks and nails, of
course, require hammers, which brings
me at last to what I want to say that
I know where you can get a nice ham
mer for the nmnxirg piice of ten cents.
They are regular hammers with wooden
lin.,HtAU fnl nl'A1tmn.r XA l.n(..A
..M..U..U U.IU W.I.J, ..,,.(,. 1,U14
'cleaning cnmpa'gn and no tool chest
could be complete without one
For the names of shops where ar
ticles mentioned In "Adventures With
a Turse" can be purchased, address
TJdltor of Woman's Page, Kveninu
Public Ledobr, or phone the
Woman's Department, Walnut 3000.
kfV
THE DAIL Y NO VELETTE
Tho mnrlns corns does not recruit niiM
one for part lime or for any such posi
tion as jou suggest I am sure you can
find something lse to do. though. There
are a number of girls In the junior coips
of the National League for Woman's
Service, at 1702 Walnut street, and, of
course, they can onlv glo part time, just
as jou could Call thcin up nnd nsk
about joining. The Kmcrgency Aid is im
olher organization which Is doing war
work and will accept part of your time.
The headquarters are nt H28 Walnut
street. If jou Join either of these or
ganizations jou will be doing real work
for the Government, and as jou cannot
get into the regular sen icer unless you
enlist outright for the whole time, this is
the best thing for jou to do. I hope you
will hne sucefss. In these organizations
jou wear a uniform and frequcutlj- have
work that is bimllnr to dispatching.
Who Will Give Watch Dog Away?
To the J.'ifjtor a Woman 'a Vaur:
Dear JIaitam If any of our rrader. want
n homo for a (food watch iloa" I would be
clad to bo put In communication with same.
Please Tell Me What to Do
By CYNTHIA
SAMANTHYS BIT
By Gcnrose . Ifeat'er
' I m erj glad io lit the renders of
" " " - - . ,nimnll Iftimv nlmtit thlrt ntTer. but
N ONE of the many shaded lanes in Samanthy confused she was indeed, I .hould like to hae V H.'s nddess, so
I. old New England stood u little ( and hastened the happy j-oung lady ' that I can forward anj letters that may
j. h... TherA were soft, frlllv cur- ",lu "u-v "u 'or I come in answer io me iciicr
Our Visit lo the Dear Old Lady
First, Cvnthla wishes lo thank tho
kind reader signing himself or herself
as "S mpnthj-," and who Inclosed 2 to
be given to the old lady of elghtj'-four,
whose caso was presented In these
columns the other evening. She also
wishes to thank the gentlemnn who
called at this olllce tn suggest a col
lection. The money with some more was
taken to her Jlttlc home when Cynthia
fulfilled the ptomlsc made and called I
wish to snv for the benefit of all kind
readers who have Interested theinseles
hv letter, this case Is genuine and It
wrings jour heart, Things a feeble old
man. ninety years of age, who lies bed
tidden all day long He Is the dear old
ladv's husband, and all day long nnd far
into tho night she washes and Irons and
cleans In order that he may have food
and tho comforts due the sick and the
I old. She is obliged to leao tne om man
ni ,.,,i it tinu tliern we found him.
with his bed, white nnrt clean, pushed
close to the parlor window where he can
look out Neighbors tell me this splendid
woman of eighty-four docs not go to bed
She sleeps on two elviirs in order that
she may be within call o: her husband
nil night. This woman Is cheerful ac
tive and works hard. Her nine children
aro dead and life is bitterly hard for her
at ilghty-four. She carries
soldier is braver.
No
at h. window, and graceful ..'N.ct a.ay J.lWaoctn was sotting, the
. .... lauio xor ftamantn
m,"
biers were peeking In at all
The little yard In front was cov
rith soft green grass and a tiny
ivel path led to the house.
i' deck oi tnis tiny nouse wa-s
Mn rnfi-vlanri. Kwe-et nens trailed
r .lender tendrils over tho kitchen
ijra Uia apnie trees, wno in ui
Vn1jti1 niftrleflt nnnale. at
r, feet, while gayly dresied holly-
taviKea sociaoiy wun un ier -
neignoors at one iiae vi mo
thar was to be seen a little old
.with a speck of a frilly apron an-
, ajt down comrortaoiy in a iihk
cnair una ami. iii i.mi
nme nftemnnn. wi'ifl inn roc- i
lltedly and hummed some old-
mfa amy. u you ,l,,u n" "t"
nrchlti who this might hot That'
thy! W0U10 ne me rrauj; n
FTe.1. -f .nA in tlin 111flea knew
nthy. She was doetnr and rurc tn
' crown, and counnuor ana. even
w nnd no one thought nbout
. w.ji uaa ha Avar Klnre anyone
"remember, and., they wer .VSi1!
IK tne quiet nine naurr cin..
to hr own ffalr or those of
(hbors.
I mi the lite ot isamanina .
tt n uninterrupted as the sum
H. tm' t v iinlnterrunedi
? !r .. ' i--....i. ..tni.
I, J. Ul BUI ror one nou"V,.7"rie
?4lo' could .to do her bit?' Of
, Hie Kniuea, nui mure n" " ,
j?. .hot ild heln either Uncle
kSr one of Uncle Barn's boya. Hardly
m Know now buuh v... 7 --
.h.n nnn dav as she wae ulttlni
r?n npple tree knitting for aoma
m nolr nf earnest eves looking
fkllght at her little garden. Th.
were merry i nrav. uuv "r
tT'ih.v clouded, and I ehouldn I
If their owner was not rather un
. . minuia. thinking of an-
farden fur away In eunny Call-
a't you come In, Laddie,, and gei
uaV nt mv earden?' For the
- .tit, hnv hi,a on'ara Of hf
. .h hiti'uhlnar confusedly, raised
&td look a couple of stips ns II
w. but thinking betted of It. he
lithe gate and walked toward
r.tr r.l . . I I . tilaa IsaitllMfaK
Lu nuH around him. and aektd
fit down beaide her, but he
tno apple live, umu iiiup iiicir
. heron. v They talked on so.
raXi afternoon until Father Bun,
VtT varies in n'a iinninr r j
'on ni rea iiignii-p. um ito
IWOrtn lOOK leave Ul nia Hum
h tne promise to come nci
dinner.
nignt a cao uron up iu
ia floor ana out jumped a
. m of eighteen summers
tn arms 01 audi onin
chlla !" exclaimed that
"wny dian t you lei me
ne oomlnr and I'd made
1 replied Beth.
.0IM
iv'r snldler tnieRt uhru
looking out the window, iho haheld Itov
coming up the path. Now she nnd
Itoy had been engaged some time ago
hut had quarreled, nnd pride had kept
them apart, so that ho had gono off In
khaki with no siveot farewell. This t
was indeed a ery embarr.isslng situa
tion, but how was It lo bo avoided
No, she could not meet nay! What '
way she to do? Quick as thought she
ran out nnd told Samanthy slis was go- t
ing to run dow n to Mrs W. for some-1
thing (but what she didn't quite know '
herself) and, flying down the garden
path, she flung hcreelf Into the thlclfent
foliage she could find the most mlsci-'
noie giri nine,
rtoj' came In nnd made himself at
home In the cosy little narlor whtlo Sa
manthy huslcd herself in completing
tho dinner.
Minute nfter minute went bv, the din
ncr wae ready and still lieth did not re
turn. Samanthy went-to the kitchen
door and peered out over the garden
All of a budden her ejes caught a bit of
pink.
Sure enough !" she ejaculated. "Beth-
io is picking umbo raspberries for des
sert, for she doesn't know I made that
puddlno; aftir she went to bed. I'll take
tne laa out to show him my new pinks
that are Jus blossomlng.i nnd we'll
fetch her." So, railing Itoy, the two
walked down to where Bhone tho "give
away" plnlt. and fiamnnthy, to her con
sternation, found Beth in a heap. Itoy
in a minute sau- it all. and, remorse
coming hack in full force, he knelt
down nnd gently took Beth In his arms.
Luckllj', just then the odor of burnt
potatoes mado Samanthy flee to the
house, nnd when she again came down
the path two huppy young people were
coming, arm In arm, to meet her, Itoy
came up to Samanthy and roguishly
gave her a hearty kiss, and Beth, blush.
Ing very prettily, did the same. Then
they walked on up the path, each with
un arm around Sarnanthy'a walat. The
story was soon told, each one taking
the blame for the whole affair and every
one looking icry happy.
"And," ndded Jloy as they were com
fortably seated around the table, "j'ou
have done a very big bit for one of
Uncle Sam's nephews, Aunt Saman
thy; yes," ho said after a pause, "een
more than he can hope to eier re
pay." Mandau' Complete novelette
"MIUTAHY DIBVIPUHE,"
Things to Know
A sweater swing makes a most at
tractive Christmas gift and can be made
pt home with a large embroidery hoop
painted in some bright color, and a silk
tassle and cord. The sweater swing Is
the sweater "coathanger" and prevents
It from getting out of shape.
Drape Juice bottled without sugar Is
much Improved when sweetened with
honey.
, ... j.ii.i,... , aaku can be made
? a.- Cl'a. aaaOat "'- mMA IT-L. aaaaa BLAMLUi
Black Lace for the Dressy Hat
A Dailv Fashion Talk by Florence Hose
To a Worried Mother
It jou will please send y.our address I
feel sure I can help you. But my plan
could not be printed. Your address shall
bo held In strict confidence nnd will be
used In no other waj- but to write to
j-ou and tell j-ou what to do.
From llie Little Southern Girl
Denr rnthia I wish to thank you for
your kind advice. I am the aouthcrner who
asked for help. 1 must .ay. althouRh I
hmen't made a aucce.s set In making
frlendH. I hae one friend here In Philadel
phia, nnd I know he always does her beat
to help people You aro the person I am
.peaking of. I mean to take jour advlco
nnd I hope lo hno manv northern friends
before cry long. I neglected to tell you
my use. I am sixteen. Do you think It Is
all rlsnt ror me to let my nair nans; i.
Indeed I am glad our little southerner
feels she has found nt least one true
friend In our cltj But I am sure that
soon there w 111 be manv. many others. It
is quite nil right for you to let your hair
hang, but I would fasten it with a
barrettc at the back. This Is the way a
girl of sixteen usunlly does and then
Axes the front of It In a little pompadour
or parted on the side. Most of the girls
un here wear their hair lust a tiny bit
over their ears. Please let me hear
from you again, little friend.
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Licenie Might Not Be Good
I)et, r Cynthia T.aat aprlnc T expected to
get married, ao I obtained a license In Hlk-
ton. aia. bomcining nappenca ai in. lime,
and wa xfrerA unabla to carry out our Diana.
Wa have recently attain decided wa want to
set marrlta. la ine name ucena. goos yet,
nr must I set anothir? A. C, E.
There Is no aulck way of getting an
answer to your question, na the laws of
Pennsylvania differ from Maryland's, In
formation In regard to the matter in
various books I havo consulted gives
no time limit to the Maryland license,
whereas, in Pennsylvania a license 1 Is
not legal after sixty days. Write lo
the clerk of the court, lUkton, Md., for
Information. At most It would only
mnat-i ka annura I nf til a 1 1 n at. M 4 Via
a Miiun (iiv 4WeviiM "a. titw e-uweaaaw wt a.aw
obtaining of a new one at the cost of a
dollar. The quickest way is to ask when
) ou get there.
A Maid and Two Men
The Story of tho Girl Who Was Left Behind
By HA7.EL DRYO BATCHELOR
Copuriohl, ISIt, fci futile Ledger C:
A RED CROSS SWAP ;
PARTY TO MAKE MONEY
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T3UTH WB9 Passionately resentful of
JAi this thing that hnd come to Helen.
It hurt more than anything else the
faltlu that she had gradually built up
for herself,, the self-control that she
had forced herself to evince. For Tluth
had not been made over, not at all. she
had simply begun to think, and a person
who thinks deeply nbout anything al
ways suffers far more than the person
who drifts as Ruth had drifted. Now
she was asking why such things had to
he, why had Helen been made to suffer,
why, why? And because there was no
one who could answer her these ques
tions, she questlcned the right of every
thing. It wasn't until she saw and
talked with Helen two days nfter Ihe
blow had fallen that she was able to
contemplate matters nt nil sanely.
JtutVi waa admitted directly to Helen's
room, that room that she had last seen
tth ih rnntenta of the dressing table
strewing the floor where neien naa
dragged them when she had fallen In
a faint.
Union ni not In bed. but she was
curled up In a big chnlr by the win
dow. The room looked warm and cosy,
and excepting for the fact that Helen
looked very whllo thero seemed to be
no tiagedy lurking nbout anywhere.
She smiled up into itutn s race anu
rtuth sat down on a little chair near
her.
After n few minute, during which
nelthir girl spoke, Helen said softly, "I
didn't see -ou yesterday because I
wnnted lo think about things Before t
saw even you.
Ituth noticed an absolute absence of
Helen's natural nervo nnd dash, as It
wn a.s If a nulctluc hand had been laid
remonstratlngly on her shoulder and she
was quiescent under It. In quick pro
test, Ruth returned.
"Whv did it hap to happen, wh
why? I'll neier belleie that it could
be right, never, never, never."
Helen looked thougnuuiiy out or tne
window. Ruth fell again her absolute
remoteness and the magnificent hold
sho hnd regained on herself and her
emotions Instantly Ruth was penitent,
npd ashamed of her outburst.
"I thought that too," Helen said flnal
ly, "nnd T went oxer things again and
again In my mind, nnd I wandered why
It had to happen to mo. nut after an,
why not. Ruth? Jim and I had each
other for all those wonderful days. There
must have been some kind of a reason
why he was taken. You and I have
been trying to teach other women to
bear up and bo brave when their men
were takon, and if I don't bear up my
self, I'd be ashamed to look any one of
them in tho eyes."
Ruth made a little mute motion but
said nothing.
"Look nt the way j'ou've suffered,"
Helen went on," and you've been more
than game."
"Oh. but Helen, everything that has
happened to me Is as nothing compared
to this thing that has happened to you."
Helen shook her hend. "I don't agree
with you. You had nerve enough to
plan to marry Jack Bond simply be
cause you had fancied yourself In loe
w 1th him once and had promised to mar
r.v him. I would rather have Jim dead
than to have him living and to bo mar
ried to another woman. Oh, I know how
much you love Scott Raymond, I loved
Jim, nnd I know."
"But t never lojcd Scott ns you have
r,vcd Jim," Ruth said softly, "not so
closely, not bo lntlmatelj"
"That's Just It, I shall always have
thnt to remember, t alwajn wondered
how those other women felt when they
received the notice of the death of some
dear nne. I used to be curious. T think
we nil are; we stand aside, and Instead
of pity we feel curiosity, nnd there Is
no response, that Is because we are alt
Innntelv selfish. I was c.verconfldent.
I felt that 1 was secure, that what had
happened to other people, even lo you
that time we heard about Scott, could
never happen to me. And yet here il
am. nnd Jim Is dead and there are
other girls In the world still happy and
secure In tho faith that everything will
be all right with him. Whj I used to
believe that I could neier bear up under
It, and so do thoso others. Now, I know
I can hear up under It, and so will
they when It happens to them. There's
something that cornea, Ruth, to help us;
1 can't exptaln It any other way.
I wonder why It happens to some
nnd not to others," Ruth said after a
time. Sho had reached forward and
held Helen's hand tightly In her own.
'Plenty of women have asked that
question 01 er and over during this
war." Helen returned. "Think ofuhe
horrible things women have suffered
over thero. the Indignities, the shame.
If they stopped to 'measure It all by
standards of right and Justice, where
would they be?"
"Think of the foolish way 1 acted
about Myra's going across," said Ruth,
lememberlng suddenly; "It makes me
feel so ashamed when you have been
so wonderful."
Helen's Up trembled suddenly like a
child's. Oh, but Ruth, I'm not brave.
really I'm not. I don't know how I'm
going to do without Jlmsy, It's Just
agony. I'm not ashamed of not being
brave, Ruth, only I don't want to r.1
bitter, and I've been fighting It over
since I had that letter from Washington."
(TO BE CONTINUED)
Differs From Rummage Sale
Because All Articles Are New.
Unused Xtnas Gifts
Nice thlnpi for tale! neie thing for
tale!
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.cptfTOc or a noroape pan, mi
A long-handlrd bruth or a wrlnptr me, 1 l
A kerotene ttove with ennmelerl foe. Wi
j"Aonoprnpa records, a pan er fme "
Conic hni; yourself tomethtnp note,,
pleate do!
This was the Imitation that was sent
out to each member of n certain club In
n Red Cross swap party described In
the Womnn's Home Companion,
It all began by Mrs. C.'s buying a
Boor mop, whereupon her next-door
neighbor exclaimed, "Why, you might
have had mine If T had known you
wanted one. I never liked It, and It has
been hanging In my attic a year."
This statement set Mrs. C. lo. wonder
In now many other unused articles
there might be in the homes of all her
other neighbors. -
The word went round that every mem
ber should go over her possessions for
things that, though no longer useful to
herself, might be practical for jome
other housekeeper. This was no rum
mage affair In the usual sense, for all
tho articles were In perfect condition;
some, brand-new presents; others, de
vices bought Impulsively that were later
found to be of more trouble than worth
to a small family, nnd mnny thing re
jected solely because their owners had
Individual prejudices against them.
All these articles were collected, dis
played In one of the homes, and auc
tioned off by a witty hostess. ,
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Pstriotic Prises
Patriotic games and contests are the
thing now for young people. These
prizes would bo appropriate for the party
Mrs. D. wishes to give for her daughter.
A red, white and blue tape measure for
tho girl knitter. A compact little emer
gency kit, with a khaki or red cover, for
a man ; It's waterproof and contains two
spools of thread, needles and a thimble,
which forms tho top.
The upper list has pointed sections of velours; the top u filled in v-ith
mall o.lricli featheri. The Isrge black velvet hst at the left is made
fetching with Hitching and groups of red cherries. The velvet hst at
the right has a narrow iringc 01 tatumo
THE very newest hats Intended for
afternoon, or semlformal affairs, are
either made of or decorated with black
silk lace. Black lace or lace net hats
have always been great favorites with
the women, whenever the designers have
Introduced them. 80 doubtless they will
be eagerly accepted this season. A black
lace hat requires very little trimming
and la almost always becoming, pro
vided, of course, that one chooses a be
coming shape. The lace Itself has a
tendency to soften the contour of the
face and goes a long way to obliterating
uny shortcomings of the shape.
Velours, velvet and fur are the most
generally used for Mats rcr orarynos
the shapes are small and close-fitting.
The large hats and some are extremely
large are for afternoon and evening
wear, when one wishes to wear Infcrmul
dress.
The upper sketch Is a small close-fit-ting
chapeau with pointed sections of
velours, which greatly resembles suede.
-This is stitched and shaped to conform
with the points the top is filled with
small ostrich feathers.
At the left Is a large black velvet hat
with a stitched crown. Oroups of red
cherries trim the brim and the left of
the crown. , ... .
The hst at the right is of velours
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How I Made
Jim Like Spinach
That's something I thought T could
never, never do. Jim simply would not
eat spinach. But one day when I was
at my wit's end because I had served
nearly every other vegetable In captiv
ity that week, I made up my mind I
was going to make him eat spinach.
What's more, I was going to make him
like It, too I
Vou see, by this time I'm wise enough
to know that the reason folks don't like
certain thlna-a in aaf la that they aren't
cooked right, so I set to work to cook
spinacn in a way iiwi iwiww ?" dhii
rauMn'i raalat. The secret Is At Sauce.
He would eat nails, I think, If they were
nai ored wun mat sauce 1
This is how I did It, in cass you want1
to try It on your Jims
I washed the spinach well, put It in a
ravanil UIU nnd Cooked It With A
tablespoonful of bacon fat j-ntll it was
tender. Then I chopped it fine and sea.
soned It wtn salt, pepper and a gener
ous tablespoonful of that magic At
Sauce, and garnished with shoes tu
nara-oouea egg.
Well. I wii
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