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COXTtNt'ID FROM PAGI 8ETSN.
Wednesday evening by a lantern
alida "war lecture" by Cyril B.
Smith, formerly of the A. B. F.
New members elected to the club
were Louise Bausche. Lt. Jean
Lafcat formerly of the French High
Commission, and Capt. Latlmer. U.
ft. A
The next meeting will be next
Wednesday evening at tbe home of
Mrs. Grace Porter Hopkins. 1936
BlUmore street northwest.
The February meeting: of the Dis
trict of Columbia Chapter of
Founders and Patriots of America
wm held Friday atfernoon at the
home of the vice president, Mrs.
Mary C. Beach. After tHe regular
business meeting, sn interesting
paper was read by Mrs. Beach, the
subject being "Colonial Neighbors."
Tea was served at 5 o'clock, the
hostess being assisted by Mrs.
Whitney. Mrs. O. S. Strong was
the honored guest of the chapter.
The clerical corps of the District
Chapter, American Red Cross, will
hold the first of a series of card
parties on Friday evening. February
?0. at 8:00 o'clock at the Chapter
House. 1? Jackson Place. The open
ing affair will be given for the
benefit of the Red Cross kitchen.
Mrs. Allyn K. Capron will preside
as hostess and will be assisted by
Miss Anna C. Koerper. colonel in
command of the Corps; Miss
Blanche Butler Brown, maj??r. and
Miss Estelle P. Hillman. It is hoped
that other departments of the Chap
ter will atso arrange a series of:
meetings for Lenten diversion and
to add to the pleasure of the eve
alng the members -will be requested
to Invite an escort. Heretofore, the
various^ affairs at the Chapter
House have been conspicuous for
the absence of men.
Upon the occasion of the twenty
first anniversary of their marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Crandall last
Thursday evening entertained a
large company at their home at
3321 Sixteenth street, northwest.
Amone the guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Crandall. nr.t Mr. and Mrs.
Quigley. Mr. and Mrs. Barney. Mr.
and Mrs. Ragen and Miss Ragen,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry McCall, Mr. and
Mrs. John Johnson, Mr. and Mrs,
Robert Honeyman. Mr. William ,
Syke?. Ml?? Marjorle Murray. Mis?
Bernice Carr, Mrs. Carrlgan and
Mia? Carlgan. Mrs. Dougla? and
Ml?? Douglas, Ml?? Lina Johneon,
Mr. and Mra John Quill. Mia? Lu
cille Locraft and Mr. and Mra. Ray
Koonts and aon.
Mrs. Wesley L Jone?, wife of Sen
ator Jones, of Seattle. Washington,
baa Juat returned from ltoche?ter,
Minn, where ?he waa seriously tr.
at the Mayo Brothera Sanitarium.
Owing to her alow , convalescence,
however, ?he will not be able to
make or receive call? during the
balance of the season.
Mr?. Wilbur W. Hubbard of the
Rastern Shore ot Maryland, will be
at home informally at Wardman
Park Hotel tomorrow at 4:30
o'clock.
Mr?. Howard Sutherland, who
gave a tea In honor of Mr?. Hub
bard several week a ago. will re
ceive with her tomorrow.
Mr. and Mr?. Clarence P. Nor
men?, jr., of Waahington. are at the
Hotel Chatham. New York, where
Mrs. Norment ha? gone to meet her
mother. Mrs. C. H. Policy, of Buffa
lo, who is staying at the Chatham.
Other Waahingtonian? who are at
the Hotel Chatham, are: Mr. S. H.
Boyd. Mr. John S. Hunt and Mr. J.
D. Bllgh.
_
Mrs. A. laeftwich Sinclair will be
hostess at the Directors' Tea. given
by the Women'? City Club this aft
ernoon. Assisting will be Mr?. I>.
Olin Le?ch. Mrs. Charlotte Lippet.
Mrs. May Wilbur. Mr?. Orace Jack
son and Mis? Jane Bartlett.
Gerald May entertained a party at
the supper dance at the Cafe St.
Mark? Friday evening.
?!.?.?" Fay Br?nnan. who has Just re
turned from a tour with "The Ialtt?e
Shepherd of Kingdom Come" in the
role of Margaret, will ?ntertain a
party of friends at the Monday dance
of the Women's City Club.
Many members and friend? are ex
pected to attend the dance. This will
be the last dance before Laent.
Miss Seaton Schmidt will talk at the
club Tuesday on "French Art in It?
Relation to Life." Thl? will be the
first of a serie? of feativltle? to be
-riven by Mis? Schmidt at the Wom
en'? City Club.
Chief Guard at White House
Is Expert Crank Detector
*? want to see the l*resident. I have
an important message for him. I know
how to-"
"Just a moment," said Detective
Sergenat Clarence L. Dalrymple.
chief guard at the White House. "The
President is not able to see you at
present. His secretary will attend to
you.**
^ - -t?*?? -ice man. the "secre
ed the wild-eyed per
?ut i ve offices of the
eard his tale ami had
?thington Asylum Hos
observation.
ts just that way. He is
-tesy, whether he may
. cranks or diplomats.
-lauveness ever comes
<jnt>-five years' experience
a? a .vhite House guard Dalrymple
has intercepte?;! thousands of cranks.
many of the dangerous type, desper
ately bent on seeing the President
"Cranks come in waves." Dalrym
ple said last night. "During the
war a lot of people with disordered
minds tried to get the President's
ear, to tell him of a sure way to**
win the war.
"After th*? war. a flock of cranks
with crazy ideas on reconstruction
kept us bus>. Just now there are
many people who ???? worried about
the President s illness and insist on
sending him sur? ?uri?.-*, from thought
healers down t?. pills and liniments.
Dalrymple is a familiar figure to
many national and international
personages, nd was known inti
ma-tHy fc- Haley, Roosevelt and
it Wilson now calls
?1 by his established
al." but Dalrymple
gr.ssed to the stage
. ? his boss "Woody."
ry m pie's r?-mark able
.cult y for re member
? t faces, lie cultivated
1 now it has become
a ?nt- ? a ? his work.
?Soi t lncrea.se
>r Foreign Service
______
The pay of soldiers who served in
Kurope, Alaska* and the Philippines
on and after July 11. 1910. has been
increased on a sliding scale, it was
announced yesterday by the Comp
troller of the Treasury
Those who receive now from 33
to J40 20 per mouth will get |3.00
per month more; those who get
$40.80 will be entitled to ?2.40 more;
$44 to $56 will 'get $1.60 more, and
those who get $60 a month will get
$1.20 more.
Discharged soldiers who returned
to the United States after July ?
can apply for blanks to the director
of finance, claims division. Muni
tions Building. Washington. D. C.
Claims will be settled in the order
of their receipt at the office of the
Director of Finance.
New System of
Fat Reduction
Bert's ? new wit for ill fat people to
Uafb together at the old bugaboo?Obesity.
Tbe ??Tine that "there Is nothing ww nnder
tbe sun" does Dot now apply to fat people nny
?ore. Here is something new for them?a new
?euxatioo. a new pleasure, a new and grace?
ftil Igor?, easily found by anyone who Is pass
ing beyond tbe limita of allmness. KTeryene
haa heard of the Marmota Presrrtption ; that
h?rmte?? com blas t? ?no of fat-defying element?
eancorered by ose of oar foremost pbyaii-iaas.
Now, from tbe same high authority there
come? another Idea?the Idea of condensing
? tfcnan same pare, harmie?* ingredients into a
pleaaaaf little tablet. Taken after eating
aad at br*o>time. they help the stoma? h to
dispone of all tbe fatty taoA*, coarertlng
t-Ma into <Ompart. solid flesh, m?sele and
energy, without dieting or exercise. Mar
?wola Prescription Tableta regula te the en
tire system?do for yew What bodily exertion
aad ?elf-denial ?ran not do, aad tbe fat. once
re-ted. la gone for good. ? ?a can pror? all
this at a trifling coat. Mara??la Prescription
Tableta are told by all dr ?gglsr? or sent post
paid by the Marmota ??*,. 864 Woodward
_^_-_J*!?v->t. stieb.' A large rasa snflVtf tv
GROUP CLOTHES
PLANJS LATEST
Pooling of dearly bought ?x-aerl
'ence in buying yard good? or
ready-made clothing by groupa of
women is advised by Miss Edith
Strauss, of the Department of Jus
tice.
"Experience is the best teacher,
but his tuition is a high one," ?ay?
Miss Straus?.
"Why should not women get to
gether in clubs or just as neigh
bors and citizens and pool their
experience in buying ?nd in that
?way find ?.ut what makes of gar
ments ?fir better than others?
"Garments' that do not wear are
a personal and national extrava
I gance. no matter how low the pur
chase price, because they must soon
| be replaced at an expense not only
of money but of material and *t>f
| labor to make and distribute them."
Miss Strauss advocates the com
piling of reference lists embodying
the composite experience of groups
of women, both as to reliable
makes of trarment? and material?
found reliable for various clothing
needs. Such lista would serve as
purchasing guides to individual
members of the group, and in the
hands of a committee, could be put
to conetructiv? use in Improving
the standard of good? offered for sale
In the lo?al shop?.
? record of wearing qualities of
a ready-made garment, for example,
?hould include the price, date of
purchase, size, store, material, name
and address of maker, general con
struction, number of month? worn
and the average numbir of days
each week, how laundered (V?hether
by hand or by steam laundry),
number of times laundered, when
discarded and condltton at that
time.
Government Employes
Cut 1,067 in January
A reduction in the personnel of
government employes of 1.087 a?t
? ing January was shown in a state
ment Issued by the Civil Service
Commission last night.
The War Department dropped the
| greatest number of -workers. 635:
| the Treaeury Department following
I1 next with 621. Additions to th? per
sonnel during the month were 2.768,
while separations totaled 3.832. The
report includes all branches of the
? government eervlce.
Four Nominations Sent
By President to Senate
The following nominations were
submitted to the Senate yesterday:
Solicitor of Internal Revenue
Wayne Johnson, of New York City.
United States Judge of the Eastern
District ot Texas, W. Lee Estes, Tex
arkana. Texas.
United State? Attorneys: H. A.
Snwyer, of Milwaukee, for.the Eastern
District of Wisconsin, and Charles D.
MrAvoy, of Norri?town. Pa., for the
Bastera DUtxtc* of Pennsylvania.
A Group of Pretty and Popular Members of the Younger Set
MISS LEITA ADAMS,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
?. H. Adams.
GIRLS ENTER
ARMY ESSAYS
Outnumber Boys Among
13,641 School Pupils
In Contest.
More than one-half of the 13. (Ml
Washington school children who will
enter the army essay contest Febru
ary JO are girls. The War Department
yesterday emphasize*! that ?filia as
well aa boys should enter the contest
on "What Are the Benefits of an En
listment in the I'nited States Army? '
There is not a country in the world
that has not produced women who
have done valiant deed? in time of
war. There's Joan of Arc and our
own Molly Pitcher and Baibara Frit-'
chie. Edith Cavell, who was executed
by the Germans in Belgium, was a
nurse In the English army. For the
?aame reason that American women
ire necessary to the success 0f the
?rmy the War Department hiis decid
ed that girls should be eligible to com?
pete in the essay contest.
The majority of children who have
called at the District recruitiii*?; office
for information and literature have
beep girls. P. P. Ulnxton, commis- ,
Bioner of education, in hin indorsement
of the contest, recommended it to
both boys and suris.
A new development In (he prepara
tion for the contest on F??i?rtiary
20 is the recommendation by liep
resentative John F. Carew that
more prizes should be put up as an
incentive for the school children
and that the trophies to be pre
sented put on exhibition.
The prize proposed for presenta
tion to the national winner is a
gold medal embossed with the seal
of the War Department, while the
school the boy or girl represents
\ will receive a silver loving cup
eighteen Inches hiuh. The writer of
the second best essay will receive
a silver medal with a fourteen-inch
loving cup for the school. The third
prixe winner will receive a bronze
medal and the school a loving cup
t.welve inches in height. The cups
?and medals will be of the same dc
j sign and approprately engraved.
; The cups are of sterling silver.
The teachers in Washington have
' spent much time during the past
? week in discussion and study with
the children in preparation for writ
ing the essay next Friday. .\p
proximately 16.000.000 school chil
! dren will write an essay for the
[contest on that day on the benefits
j of an enlistment in the army, the
? topic assigned by the War Depart
j ment. No essay is to he more than
j four hundred words in length.
In expectation that many girls
will be among the winners in the
Washington contest a large propor
tion of the prises that will be pre
sented are for young ladies. Fir.-t,
is?* candy, then spring mtlinery, silk
stockings, portrait photogranhs,
, books, shoes, fountain pens, ;i IP.v
'irg cup. a selection of the best rov
?els. theater tickets, phonograph rec
I ord-*. a tennis raquet, and othei a.??
tides that will delfght them. In all
| more than thirty prixes have been
! put up in Washington c-urlng the
\ past week. New prizes offered yes
terday were millinery finery, a b*s
! ket of fruit ta.M in phono-*aph
I records. $10.00 In b >- ks. ani a ten
nis raquet.
Baltimore, In the same recruiting
district as Washin-gton. Is running
In competition with it and $3,000
worth of prizes wilt be presented
there.
1,200 ATTEND CUSSES
AT BAPTIST CHURCH
Daily attendance Is Increasing at
the ?chool for Christian worker? con
ducted by the District of Columbia
Association of Baptist Churches at
Calvary Baptist Church. Eighth and
H streets northwest Twelve hun
dred persons attended Wednesday'?
clacses.
The present tendency ' among;
churches in Washington and the na
tion !? towards federation, but a
s.ronif note of dr nomina tioii.-ilisnn wns
struck last night by Dr.? Bel win M.
Potrai, a noted Baptist.
The speak??.- spoke of the large sums
that have recently been raised by his
denomination and stated that the suc
cess of the campaign for funds waa
due to the awakening of the Baptist
people to their opportunity.
The classe? and lectures will con
tinue through tomorrow. The dBase?
begin at 3:l? p. m. and extend through
fix forty-live minute perlocfs Until
8:30, when the lecture I? held. Pr.
William A. Hill will ?peak tonight on
'-The Supreme Call." The closing loe-,
ture will be given tomorrow night by'
Dr. William E. Chalmers, the subject
tem? "After ThU School, Whatr
MISSES MARGARET AND LAURA RR\'N.
daughters of the M'uistcr of Norway and Mme. Bryn.
Iowa Girl and 10,000 Like Her
Make War Risk. Act Success
Miss Arcley R. Marshall of1
Mason City, Iowa, Who
Answered Call for War
Workers in 1917, Or
ganized First School in
Bureau for Training Em
ployees.
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It was .1 Washington man?
Charles ?. Neshitt. for many years
insurance commissioner of the Pis- t
trfct of Columhiii?who Is credited J
with having tirsi suggested that
Uncle Sam insure th*- ??**?* of his
soldiers, sailors : od Marines.
But It has remained for a slip
of an low a girl?Miss Arcley ??.
Marshall, who has just resigned to
accept the position of executive
s<i-:Tctary of th.- Consumers' League
of th?* MutlitM of Columbia, and
some lOjOnti other girls from ?vvery
State in th?^ I nlun?to prove that
such a novel experiment can be
successfully carried out.
Miss Marshall, who organized the
first school in the Bureau of War
- Bisk lnsnranee for tho training of
employes, entered th*? government
service as a ? lerk November 17.
li?17. She was an unusual clerk
; and demonstrated that fact so
the rough I ? to the officials of the
bureau that she has been mount
ing the ladder of promotions ever
since.
HUgJ T> pieni of Thounand?.
The story of how Miss Marshall
| ?rUBM to Washington from a small
town in Iowa in response to the
?call for war workers is in oome
respeets typical of that of thous
ands of other girls who responded
to that call. In the case of the
War Kisk-Ts. their biggest war
job did not begin until the war
was over and the insurance ac
counts and records of the millions
, of servie*?, inen who were dls
| charged had te be handled.
Miss Marshall came to Washing
ton from Masin City. Iowa, a town
of B/Vwi people. There she had
already established a reputation a*
a young business woman of consid
erable executive ability. In uno of
, the large novelty department stores.
1 she had served sueoossi\ ely as
?saleswoman, department buyer and
'advertising agent.
Wider Field for Taleafa.
All this experience, plus her really
wonderful work in the training of
?the personnel of the War Risk Bu
I reau, will servo her in good stead
'in wider fields which will be opened
up to her talents as secretary of the
(Consumers' league.
[ This organization, of which Mrs.
i bid ward Costigan is president, is
1 located In th<- Mills Building.
Among its more aeflve members are
JMrs. Newton TL Baker, wife of Scc
(retary G-aker. and Mrs. Louis P.
: I-ran deis, wife of .lust ice Brandeis
of the Supreme Court of the United
States.
Miss Marshall's is the story of a
gr^at government bureau from In
side, a ?tory from the point of view
of the Individual worker?different
from that of the bureau chief, radi
cally different from that of the gen
tlemen on "the Hill." and quite dif
ferent from that of Private John
Smith, late of the A. K. F., who.
peeved at not receiving ? prompt
reply to his communications, re
lieves his mind by addressing a let
ter to "The Bureau of Bon-heads."
Washington. P. C.
Of course there are l?.000 John
Smiths who are policyholders of
government insurance, but the f**w
whose families did not receive an
swers to their letters, and allot -
ments and allowances on time,
make more noise than the vast ma
jority of the satisfied Smiths whose
claims were promptly adjusted.
Popular With Ever>oae.
Her popularity la attested by the
number of her friends, both among
tho employes and the officials of
the bureau. In a resolution adopt
ed by the present training school,
appreciation of the exceptional
services she had rendered different
classes In the past years was of
fered by Orlin M. Sanford. on be
half of the members of the school,
and unanimously adopted.
In a little farewell talk to the
members of the present training
class. Miss Marshall, by weaving In
a little story of her personal ex
periences connected with the early
days of the bureau, vividly por
trayed some of the difficulties
which the bureau had to overcome,
together with those that He ahead
jif It is to accomplish the object
-for which it was established. De
were _so high and involved euch
??!*!?. ????.?? R. MAKMI AM..
c reat risk of loss, that private
scribing how sh?- entered the bu
reau. Miss Marshall said:
"Before I start, bo we ? r. I want
to say a word about why th*" bu
reau was established. The first
war risk insurance act provided
merely for tin insurance of our i
vessels arid cargoes on the high ?
seas. The subject of insuring these
vessels in private companies was
I ..-.?rough.y di^usaea. but on ac- j
rovai of the submarine warfare
waffea bjr Gerwuj it was found
that the insurance for such risks
I companies could not undertake
?them. Then. too. the high premiums
, charged were such that our trade
with other countries was greatly
? handicapped.
Inaura nee ? om panie* Ki-lunH.
"When the I'nited .Stator entered tne j
? war officials of the government bc
! sail to consider how it could protect '
I those who were to be engaged in the I
; active military and naval service. The!
whole subject was talked over ini
j conferences with officiali of private,
insurance companies.
"The companies, in view of the great I
risks involved and the hazard of losses
through battle and disease, were either :
unwilling to undertake the work or,
: else declared thai they would be forced j
to charg?? prohibitive rate.??.
Pensions were also discussed, but !
the granting of pensions h?d proved j
vary unsatisfactory in the past. -So.
on October %, ?MT. the war risk insur
ance act was passed, authorizing the
est s but? h meut of a bureau of the
Treasury Department for the grant
ing of Insurance and other benefits to
soldiers, sailors and Marines. At this
time there were already In the navy
' and army I.MM-?t persons' eligible for
insurance by the government.
?My Third la llureaa.
I "At the 1-es.innini, there were just
three pasple in the bureau. The bti
i reau started out with three clerks.
! who were quartered in s little dark
, room in the basement of the Treas
ury Department. When the orders
! came for the removal of this force to
\ the old National Museum, as some of
'. you who have worked in the Treas
1 ury Building at the time may recall,
1 an auto was drawn up at the side door
1 and the entire office force got aboard
j "A few moments later three big
! auto trucks drew up which wer?
li?:?..ieri hi*?h with bags of letters fpom
.servicemen and others, asking how to
'apply for insurance. That Is the way
; it has been pretty much ever since
and at times the bureau ?was Abso
lutely swamped with correspondence.
"Just about this time 1 was living
out in a little town in Iowa. We
would go to the movie theater * at
night, and there would be flashed on
the screen the statement. 'The gov
ernment wants thousands of stenog
raphers to work in Washington.' Just
, then they were * asking for stenog
| raphers. later on they called for
? clerks and anybody at all who could
j help out by doing war work. Nat
| urally we got excited over It. We
-wanted to help. Kot all of Us could
i get Into the Red Cross or the Y. W.
IC. A.
Advertised for Clerics.
j "So In casting about for a way to
? do something -we naturally did a lot
| of thinking. One day an advertise
; ment appeared in the local paTer an
? nouncing a civil service examination
for clerks. I forgot about the ex
amination for a while and when I
decided to take it, as I had filed no
application, it was only because of
an applicant not showing up that I
was allowed to take It ?
"All who took the examination
made poor marks In penmanship he
cause the government examiner fur
nished 'bum* pens. After a lot of
correspondence with the Civil Service I
?Immission, principally he-oauas X
MISS ELIZABETH EUGSTER.
daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
L. W. Eugater.
MANY RETURN
CENSUS SLIPS
Supervisor Mattingly Says
D. C. Population Will Be
Announced This Week.
Residents who h*d not been seen
by a census enumerator are respond
ing to the appesi sent out a r*w
days ago by the Chamber of Com
merce, the Board of Trade and the
Merchants and Manufacturers* As
sociation. M"re than a thousand
slips have been returned since the
last portfolio was turned in last
Wednesday. As far as possible.
these returns will be included in the
announcement of the population.
"We are leaving no stone un-,
turned, and residents of the District
may be assured that every man.
woman and child who belongs here
will be counted." said Robert K.
.Mattingly. District supervisor, yes
terday. Letters were sent yesterday
to the managers of all hotels and
large apartment houses asking- their,
cooperation.
As yet Washington and Cincinnati
?re the only citi*?s with complete re
turns, but census officials stated that
three or four cities, including Chi
cago and New Turk, are about com
plete. Announcement of the popu
lation of Washington aad Cincinnati
will probably be delayed until the
end of the week. The unofficial
opinion of officials is that tbe c?*?nnui
will give the capital s population
of about 430.000.
had not originsliy filed an applica
tion. ? was appointed to a position
in the Bureau of War Bisk Insurance
in Washington.
?'Tn November. 1517. I cot off nt
I'nion Station, but there was no one
there to meet me. 1 went down to
the old National Museum, where the
insurance division was then located.
but there was no one there lonktng
for me either. There were loads of
peo pi**? there, all excited.
Was BewlMered.
"I stood around a while, a bit be
wildered. Nobody paid any atten
tion to me. After a while I summoned
sufficient nerve to address one of the
clerks at a desk. ?She .asked me.
'Where do you work?' . Naturally I
said 'T don't work anywhere." and t?x
plained. They rut me to work the
next morning.
"I wasn't ? asked what ? had done,
what I could best dn or what I wanted
to do. 1 was Just told to 'report over
in that room." which happened to be
the insurance division, t was put to
work sorting mail at the mail dis
tribution table.
"I am tellina;, you all thin just to
show how little age. experience
counted among those who were first
employed in the bureau. We didn't
have any persrnel office to aid in the
placing of employes in the work for
which they were best fitted.
! "At that time there were only iW
employes In the whole bureau. Next
'June there were .'?,000. and in June.
Isl9. this nurrtber had been increased
to 1?i,00ft. As this force was neces
sarily scattered to a number of dif
ferent buildings the Job of running
the bureau properly was naturally a
,? try difficult problem.
Little * orrr-f-ponJenrr nt Vint.
| "At first we had very little corre
spondence with the men In the service.
Their premiums were deducted from
their pay and their applications for
insurance were secured by their army
officer?.
"About all we had to do In this re
spect was to flic the applications as
they came in and to write the army
officers explanations about Insurance.
Insurance information was often given
to the service men by officers who
knew little about It. They gave out
wrong; Information, without meaning
to do so. This muddled things up for
us later. ?
"Immediately after the armistice
was signed and the men began to
be discharged by the thousands.
letters by the hundreds of thousands
flooded into the insurance division.
There were big piles of letters, and
It wasn't a question of picking up
a letter and answering; it. The
necessary information to answer the
I letters was scattered about In divl
? slons which were quartered In slx
I teen buildings. It was a hard job.
j "We have about rotten things in
J shape now. but as the men were
. never Sold' insurance In a way to
[make them thoroughly understand
1 it many have allowed their policies
? to lapse, and they will have to be
? sold Insurance all over again.
?They were ?imply told, in many1
cases to 'sigrn here," and tl|vy
signed. They didn't know wbaj
they were signing. It was a. Ann
thing for them, and they mad? no
mistake in taking out .government
1 if e I neu ranee, bu t now that they
are discharged they will have to be
taucht ita beneflU and ?old ??min.''
Armour Uses Greatest Care k
In Picking His Office Boys;
Says They are Future Chiefs
J. Orden Armour run? nia
on ??ntiment, be ?ays
"If I didn't run my buaines? en ?
liment," nid the bla; packer. "It
wouldn't be succe??ful-and It wouldn't
be worth while running What ?? ?
that make? an organization ?uocas??
fai? Isn't 11 th? loyalty and the en
thusiasm of the many men engaged in
It? And how can any man Inspire
these sentiment? If he ha? no senti
ment In hi? own make-up? No one
man can run a big concern; he must
depend upon others for the actual de
ine of almost everything.
Ha? Ne ????-lai tanhltl...
At heart. Armour I? a? democratic
i aa ?ra? hi? father and with wider
vision, "1 have no ?octal ambition?.''
he said. "My ambition i? to run
Armour & Co *u.ee??fuUy ?nd to
give a great many youn-.? men a
chance to make their way In the
world. My ?.-.?eximes In the buttine??
| ?re my closest friend?, my chums.
? Were It not for the fun there Is In
working with Ihem and being with
them, I wouldn't?I couldn't stay In
I il im? Without ?eauaient. th?
work would be tee harC
Armour htPv*nM te ilfawt. aa?
day In the hearing of a bright boy
that on* of hi? ?v?t?at ?al??>rin ?ra?
the developing of young men
"Mr. Armour.- ?poke up tbe youth,
"you need aot ?4>?* aay further. Toa
can ?tart rlrbt here." point la?- to. hlm
?eK.
???? Vier G?.?.?? of rtraa.
Right there Mr. Armour ?tar-ted.
Today the boy la vice preirfdcnt of
Aj-mi.ur aad i'om|.?n>. aad .ar
mour'? rlfht-hand man. Robert J.
Dunham, director la Chloaero back
ing and buslac?* eBLrprtee??all
at 4?. ~
"To act the right kind of me?,
we bealo early." said Armour ~W?
are more particular about the hir
ing of oflic? boy? thaa about "any
other thing connected with the or?
I aanlaatlon. for the office boy? of
! today ?111 become our dcpnrlnn r.;
; manaaer? tomorrow. W? practi
? eally never co outalde for a higii
?priced man aad the young- man
who atari? alth us at th? bottom
can hop? to ruse to tbe top."
$30,000,000 Paris Structure
To Contain "World's Market
?J
Pari?. Faali. 7.?In the commercial anal
Industrial era. that i? comme with
Itaca. l'arie I? determined to hold the
center of the world'? ?t?ge the same
?? ?he 'did during th? war ?nd th?
Peace Conference.
As the first step to this end she Is
rushing to completion the plans and
preparations for the construction at
Paris or ? gigantic commercial palace
that !.. to ba known as "The WorM's
Market."
When it is completed, within the next
two year*, tu' now planned, it will be
the largest building in the world.
France's idea back of the new enter
prise i? to provide a meeting place for
both buyers and producers. Hatch will
have offices and displays in the big
building, and they can meet there and
trade without having to chase each
other ?II around the greater portion
of the eia ilixed globe.
A? Pan? is the great railway center
foi all continental lines, not only for
those of l'urope. but for those running
through lo Asia and connecting up
with ateamhaaip lines for Africa and
the rest of tarn world, it is regarded ?
?? merely logical th?t Paris should be I
the center be.?? adapted for a common,
universal world market
Plans for the building ?r. now being
rushed to completion by fifty leading ?
architect? under the general direction I
HOUSEHOLD HINTS
BY LEARNED WOMEN
If we assume that expeiicnc* is the
only teacher we can amend it and
admit that the experience of others
?*ill help va to learn, too.
At the Public Library th?-y ha\<- ?
host of the most interdi-, ing Itooks
campii*d by person*? making a lif
work of solving just th?? problems
that confront every housewife. Have
>ou read tbe following'.'
Marketing and housework manual
by S. Doreham. Contains ??-?od n.ar
kettng cbarii, menu making, and
comparative food values. ? good gen
eral work for the housekeeper.
Successful canning and preserving
By ola Powell. An invaluable work.
Covers every phase of food preserva
tion. Profuse 1 y illustrated. No huu.?
? keeper can afford to b?1 ? ithout It.
| Thrift in the household by ?. M.
Hughes. A thorough work on the sub
Meet. Considers thrift from all angU ?
what it is and ?saanl it i*- net.
Adventures in thrift ??> ? S. Rich
ardson. Presentid in net ion form, de
lightfully told. Shows the uninitiated
bow to make use of the many ap?n
icies for cutting living cost such as
! Housewives * ?-oprrative I?eague. etc
Complete housekeeper by Km i I
[ Holt. An encyclopedia of the hour-? -
jho.d. Covers every phase of household
?management from cellar i" carrel ils
? well as the back yard and ?.'arden.
{Contains simple home remedies an i
I suggestion:- for the care of the sick.
I The home and Its management by
IK. H. Kittredge. A very practical
jand gener.il treatment of the eub
?jeot. Contains good inexpensive cook
ing recipes.
of Monsieur Grandjcan. one of the
If ?????? srchiteet constructora of
France. The but.dine will fece the
Seine with s frontage of <*? feet aad
a depth of ?t? feet. It will cover thir
teen a'?res, or an area as lar?e as the
famous Place de la Concorde at Paris.
which Iacee the Hotel -"nllon. where
the "White House" held forth dunna
the Peace Conference
The building will contain .?side* ...fte
shop? for producers from all over the
world who wish to display their prod
ucts there, a luxurious ?luh for lKi>er*.
wimmln* and Turkish bat Im. ? roof
garden, restaurant, le?, tu ? e rooms an
industrial theater, a pre*??? room, ad
ministrative offices and offices for th?
comments.) attache* and secretaries
of all embassies and connu.a. te?-.
The storeroom*-* in the hi* palace will
be leased by the French government
at reasonable terms to producers and
manufacturers alt over the world, who
wish to establish headquarter.? and di??
plays there for the benefit of worl-l
buyers who constantly tin k t? Pan-.
.Mthough the plans in? not even com- '
pleted, requests have already be?-rr
made for over ."?*> reservatione. Ame -
ican firms are wel] represented
amongst those who arc thus getting in
on the ground floor
France expects to sp**nd InW.ssn.Sft"* ?
the building, atid by so doing to ee-ru???
for herself the world's market pia? ?
C?l^N?DEDTOI?EP
HAIR IN CONDITION
By reason of the faet that ? ??
roots mi the hair ?re am?.n g tie
most delirai? organ.? in tt?B h*?d- .
beauty I'Xpi rts state thot the s? alp
Kliou-d h, 11 ? a ted with extren.?*
ean Hair should be hru??h.eL
thorough.*.. ami not \iol*ntl> ?
only s snail strand of heirs? ?P
he ????? at a t ime. This srtou'i
hr held in th*- Angers ef owe hann.
el. s. t?? the root*, while it Is
combed. The rom bin* m?-venir*. ?
should be one slow long strok??* aT
ter another, to th** ends of the hair.
A heavy, ropy appearance will r? -
suit If hair i- i'?niM ??rd o-usl * t
In too thick strands. In the ideal
rendition, with ear h hai*" sianomi*
out individually, it form.- a fluft ??
frame lor the fa? e
It is imperai i ve for healthy hair,
that it be brushed thotougi i ? ? . ? ?
night. to rrmo\e the du-t. and Uve*
cireulation An ?;i*?v v?.a- t?1 insui??
s Ion? enough perles] of hiushm...
is to set s dellaU? n ,t,.?-?rr
strokes, su* h a.- M str<fcrS ? .? ?
? 1?1. ?
If the han i- dry ?nd hrittl? t
should b- n
olive oil. ???>?! ? "
small quantities, eaeh night foi a
p. Mod ot ? ghl or ..t? a.?? ?
doing this, ease s****l be ssaaer*!
prevent th* nil ?"rom g-tling ini"
hair itself .\t the end Sf lb? p? ' ?? I
of treatment the hair should s
shampooed rin-ed and dried
ojjK-n all" .tn?i Minlisht.
Koi s hom? ?-h?iTipo'i th
way to rinse the hair is a
spray attaehe-d to the taurr. sff t ?
bathtub. With Th?" *pra>. water in
h* gradually ?hanged from ?
warm, and finally to very rold |
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