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Additional Space in Closets JIT LYDIA LB BARON WALKER. It Is amazing how much waste space there can be, and usually is, in a closet that is full. At first this idea seems preposterous. How can there be waste room when a place is full! But CLEAR-OUT DRESSES NOT WORN BECAUSE UNSEASONABLE. THAT HELPS DECIDEDLY, when you go deeper Into the thought, a certain reasonableness begins to ap pear. Before putting the statement aside, start to take a mental inventory of what is in the closest—any closet will do for the experiment. OUR CHILDREN | BY ANGELO PATU Selfiah Fean. Fear k not voluntary. Children do not enjoy being afraid and they will avoid what causes fear whenever they can. But they have away of using fear, of actually creating fear to Berve their own ends. A little boy had been the only child in the family for five years. Then a baby sister was bom and the mother ana father and relatives rejoiced great ly. The little boy seemed a little grave about the whole affair but showed no other indication of jealousy. But he began to make demands upon his mother that he never had made before. He had been in the habit of going to bed very cheerfully. His mother gave him the little assistance he needed and his father or grandmother, whoever happened to be handy, escorted him to his room, tucked him in and turned off the light. That was all that was neces sary for the child to slip off into a long night’s restful sleep. This was changed. “I want mother to cotti'6 to bed with me." “No you don’t. You said goodnight to mother. She is busy, I’ll put you to bed and you’ll be all right.’’ “No. I’m afraid. I’m; afraid to go to bed without my mother. She must come to bed with me.” Mhst. Mother was to be obliged to come to bed with him. Why? Because he was afraid. Os what? Lots of things. M»tbw must come. And he raised such an outrcy that his mother came rush- Everyday Psychology ■I DR. JESSE W. SPROWta. Ancient Dream Suppositions. Pindar (522-443 B. C.) supposed that during sleep the mind was not so much weighed down by the body. It could, therefore, work with more freedom than when the body was awake. He held that all dreams had something to do with the future, but that only a small number of the dreams came true. Hippocrates (460-370 B. C.), the re puted “father of medicine,” believed ftaat some dreams indicated ill health; that others had some connection with things divine. Democritus (460-370 B. C.) believed that the atmosphere was full of pic tures of the objects that were on the earth. These pictures were not exact representations, but rather semblances. He held that these semblances, or visionary pictures, attacked the soul during sleep, thus causing dreams. Plato (427-347 B. C.) supposed that the liver was the seat of the soul. Ac cordingly, he thought that dreams were generated in that organ. He also taught that dreams had some connection with future events. Aristotle (384-322 B. C.) supposed that pictures of the things seen during the day remained In the eyes. During sleep these pictures were revived, caus ing dreams. The foregoing might be taken as a history of the dream theories during the 500-year period immediately pre ceding the Christian era. You will notice that even the ancients made some progress In formulating plausible theories about the cause and signifi cance of dreams. (Copyright, 1930.) ABE MARTIN SAYS AMS l I The Smithsonian Institution is lookin’ fer the man who roamed this .planet at the beginnln’ o’ history, when Con stable Plum cant even find the three men who held up the Bloom Center rbank 30 minutes ago. (Omeriaht. util WOMAN’S PAGE. Let us Imagine it is a clothes press. . Are there no frocks hanging in it that . you never wear? If so, the room they ■ occupy is wasted. Pack any frock away if it is out of season. Give it away, if it is neither needed nor worn any more. Or if it is to be converted into something else, such as a rug or a quilt, cut it up and put the pieces away where they belong, ready to be used when time offers for the work, or pack the garment in a box and put it in the storeroom or closet until wanted. It will occupy less space in either of these arrangements, and the much-desired ! closet room will be at your service. Consider shoes and hats with this same idea in mind. There probably are one or two pairs that can be boxed for another season, or given away now or thrown away, if past any usefulness. If you have only such things as you are using at the present time, see if they cannot be stored away to better advantage. If so, the extra space they now take is wasted. Find how to re cover it. Closets of a kitchen are sure to have waste space in them. I know of one housekeeper who is sorely pressed for places to put things, yet she has a very' large closet, practically wasted, one in which a flour barrel used to stand, besides having much additional room. It is crowded with a motley array, such as old wooden grape and fruit baskets and old wooden boxes in which goods have come from a grocery. These she carefully gives space to, be cause she has an open fireplace and some day these old pieces of wood may come in handy. The amusing thing about it is that she lives in an apartment kept so hot that windows have to be opened whenever the pleasure of an open fire is hers; more over, for the fire she always has ample firewood. There are many housewives just as Inconsistent in the use of closet space. Consider the medicine closet. It probably is crowded. Yet on each shelf there are quite likely to be bottles of medicine, leftovers from prescriptions, partly used. Most of these will never be needed again, or if they are, who will remember which bottle contains the desired medicine? No one dares to use the medicine, no one cares to throw away that for which good money was spent. Meanwhile the top of the closet, if it is a portable one, does duty as an extra shelf because of room wasted, al though occupied on the inside shelves. Few homes have not such waste closet space that can be made useful provided prompt attention is given to clearing out useless things. Now is the time to do the work, for delay means Inaction and the discomfort of overcrowded closets. (Copyright, 1930.) tag to his side. He sobbed hysterically that he was afraid, afraid, and that she must stay with him. Now began a long series of fears. He couldn't go into the yard to play be cause he was afraid. Nor to the store on an errand. His mother must not go out without taking him with her because he was afraid to stay alone. Any at tempt to force him to do as he usually did ended in his having a crying fit or a tantrum. Mother must stay with him. He was afraid. By now he was a timid child, cower ing at every shadow, starting at every sound. He was perfectly miserable and made the entire household uneasy. The fear that he had conjured up to hold his mother’s attention had gotten the upper hand of him and he was truly afraid of the vague Ideas that haunted him. When such a thing happens we have to recondition the child. He does not know that he is using fear to hold his mother close to him. Nor do we tell him so. It is sufficient that we know the cause of the fear. We do our work indirectly as possible. The 5-year-old child can be helped greatly through the kindergarten class. Association with children who have been successfully weaned from the infantile stage of mother care will help the undeveloped child to emerge from his bondage. We begin to teach the child to help with the baby who Is really the root of the trouble. We try to Interest the older child in doing little services for the younger one. It is natural to love those dependent upon us and once we know ourselves superior In any way to the object of our jealous fear we lose the fear. Force and scolding are use less. We have to work wisely and gently and undo the mischief that a lack of foresight has wrought. Your Baby and Mine BY MYRTLE MEYEB ELD RED. In a recent article one reader was intent on discovering some means of removing both cod liver oil and orange juice stains from children’s clothes. I have in front of me a pile of letters from mothers who saw that question and hastened to answer it. A number of mothers offered the name of the same product, an advertised one, which evi dently is very effective. However, since It is a proprietary article, we cannot mention it in this department. It is an iron-clad rule that we must refrain from discussing any advertised products through the column, although we ap preciate having mothers call them to our attention. Two of the suggestions can be men tioned here. One mother said she rub bed the oil stain with grease (lard will do), then washed it in the regulation way. This should work well. I have a childhood remembrance of seeing the laundress rub lard Into car grease stains, after which they came out like a charm. Orange juice stains may be routed by soaking in sour milk, then washing in soap and water. Another reader suggested that the Good Housekeeping Magazine in a past issue suggested carbon tetrachlorid for these stains. If you are good at guessing you may note a marked resemblance to this chemical in a well advertised cleaning fluid which would probably work the same way. I see no reason why Javelle water, which is a bleach and a solution of chlorld of lime, might not have the same effect. However, the latter should be used cautiously on colors that fade. I have in my files the names of three products which numerous readers have used successfully. I shall be glad to pass on this information to any reader who sends a self-addressed, stamped en velope with her request. I am sure readers get so accustomed to seeing the phrase “self-addressed, stamped envelope” that it ceases to have much meaning. Failure to comply with that request when writing for leaflets or for strictly personal advice causes me much grief. In answering hundreds of letters daily one must work quickly, and it is all too easy to slip & leaflet in an unaddressed envelope and then spend an hour hunting the letter which ac companied it. In writing to this department please remember that our simple requirements benefit all of us. Always Inclose with your request for leaflets or advice a stamped envelope bearing your name, your city and State. This is simple enough, yet readers often cut out slips from the newspapers and send them with neither address nor stamped enve lope! We sincerely appreciate any co operation in helping us handle the large volume of mail quickly and efficiently. • In experimenting with voices of an imals over the microphone the picture studios found the croak of the frog to record exceptionally well. Birds, ducks, geese, squealing pigs, dogs, coyotes, wolves and horse* “talk" satisfactorily Jn about th*. order named, f THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1930. I BRIDGE TALKS BY MBA JOHN KUNCE. JB. Continuing the discussion of the hold up play, we now come to the type of hand in which the player is not able to hold up his high card, but good judg ment shows the necessity of playing it on the first or second trick. This often happens in playing a no-trump con tract. Declarer often finds his cards so placed that he is very anxious to hold up until the third round of his oppo nent’s suit, but he IS unable to do so. Many times he has to use the only stopper he possesses of the. opponent’s suit on either the first or second trick, due to the fact that he has only a few cards of the suit or because if he fails to take the trick in question he will not be able to take any other in that suit. Under such conditions, if the lead has been from a five-card suit or the de clarer finds by counting the cards of the suit in his own hand and in his dummy that the opponent holds a total of nine or more, he realizes that if he is to get game he must take eight consecu tive tricks before giving the opponents the opportunity to lead. If he lets the opponents in after taking his only trick in their suit, they will have sufficient tricks in their suit, together with any other trick they may be able to take, to prevent game. The following hands illustrate this very well. South gets the declaration at one no trump and holds: Spade*—Ace. lack, 8, 3. Hearts—7, 6. Diamonds—Ace, 9. 7. Clubs—Ace. Jack, 10, 8. West, the leader, holds: Spades—9, 7,4, 3 Hearts—Ace, Jack. 9,4, I. . Diamonds—King, Jack. Clubs—6. 3. North, partner of declarer, holds: Spades —King, 6. Hearts—King. 2. Diamonds—Queen, 8, 6. 4, 9. 2. Clubs—Queen, 9. 3. East, leader’s partner, holds: Spades—Queen, 10, 8. Hearts—Queen, 10, 8, 5. Diamonds—lo. 5. Clubs—King. 7. S. 4. To trick No. 1 west would naturally lead the fourth best from his longest and strongest, with the combination in that hand practically no re-entry, so therefore he does not wan to lead his ace and possibly lose control of the suit. He therefore leads the 4-spot of hearts. After this lead dummy’s hand goes down, and remember when you are dummy to put your cards about six inches from the edge of the table, thus enabling your partner to reach the cards when playing them without hav ing to stretch to get them. As soon as the dummy hand goes down, declarer sees the king and 2-spot of hearts and, holding the 6 and 7 in the closed hand, realizes there is a total of only four hearts in the two hands. Applying the rule of 11, he finds that the partner of leader holds four cards higher than the 4-spot: therefore the lead was from a four or five-card suit, and If he passes this trick the partner of leader will have three hearts left in his hand, enough to lead back to his partner that many times. With this division of hearts, it will not make any difference which opponent he eventually lets in, and he realises that his only chance for a trick in hearts is to play his king to trick No. 1 and hope that leader's partner will not have the ace. Leader’s partner played the 8-spot and declarer the 7-spot. This was a hand in which the declarer’s good Judgment showed it unwise to hold off in the op ponent’s suit. Declarer wins game in this deal by playing finesses in the spade and club suits and then playing the diamond suit. I NANCY PAGE I Good Taste Club Meets Problems BY FLORENCE LA GANKE. The Good Taste girls came to Nancy’s home primed with questions. Two of the girls had been “dated” heavily over the past week end. Many questions had arisen, and. as usual, they brought them to Nancy for answers. “We went to that Chinese restaurant the other night, Mrs. Page, and had chop suey and tea. I never knew they served tea in cups without handles, but they did at the Blue Peacock. I sup pose it was all right, because I could see the little bowls never had been cups nor had handles, but this is what I want to know: The waiter brought In the teapot and the two little teabowls. He set it at my right. Should I have poured the tea for Jack as well as for myself? I did, but Jack said he never had seen a girl do it before.” “You are quite right, Alice. You were the hostess doing the gracious act of serv ing; It would have been rude to have asked Jack to pour his Qwn. It has been said that a woman never looks so gracious and charming as she does when she presides at a tea table, so you ought to have scored. And be sides that you did what was in good taste.” “My, but I’m relieved. Now for the next question: When we went in I let Jack lead the way. He spoke to the head waiter and then followed him while I came next. Was that right?" “No, you should have walked after the waiter, with Jack following you. Then the first seat which the waiter reached and the chair which he pulled out would have been for you. A girl is preceded by her escort only when he has to make a pathway for her. In this case the waiter made the pathway. Going out, the man can lead, since the waiter is seldom In attend ance. That rule applies when leaving a crowded theater or audience hall. But when a waiter or usher shows a couple to a seat the girl precedes the man. Can you all see the reason why we do the two things differently, girls?” And the girls said they understood. Write to Nancy Page. car* of this paper. Inclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Ask for her leaflet on Table Etiquette. (Copyright, 1930.) Good Idea. Kitchen linoleum usually wears out first in front of the sink and drain board. When this happens, buy an in expensive linoleum rug that harmonizes, coat the underside of it with suitable glue, cover the worn places, press in place, and you will be much pleased. I When cleaning, just mop over the rug as you do the rest of the linleum. I HISTORIC FEASTS AND MEALS I Ariqmnes Give Whole N*tion Feast Lasting a Year. BY J. P. GLASS. I. i rr; , ..T.FDitic orpef to vh.fi ,hh n Hi. BERVUtvs' The Gauls, the Romans found, had wealth which supplied continued feast ing that even they could command. Indeed the land was so rich that its inhabitants were able to Indulge in the most extravagant entertainments. This was done with such hospitality and such lordly delicacy that a stranger was never asked his name or his business until the entertainment was over. Athenoeus gives two instances of the manner in which Gallic hosts provided feasts that certainly indicate the last degree of lavishness. A King of the Avemi, having it in SONNYSAYINGS HI FANNY Y. CORY. Drandpa say “he a well broke house dog.” Well, if he aren’t well broke I bet ever’flng else goin’ to be. (Copyright. 1930.) LITTLE SISTER BY RUBY HOLLAND. “Daddy said he ran ober his shoes. Maybe his feet got tired ’fore he got home and he tooked ’em off in front ob his car an’ forgot all *bout it.” (Copyright. 1930.) Fashions of Today BY MARIE SHALMAR. Many Colors. Seldom has the color outlook been more satisfactory for Spring than it is this year. There are no two or three supremely smart colors which women feel they must wear to indicate their knowledge of fashion, and among all the colors offered to us for our selec tion there is not a single one of those strikingly trying colors such as fuchsia or mustard that so often confront us at the end of the Winter. Navy blue is possibly the best selec tion for the Spring street ensemble, not because it is always smart at this time of the year, but because it has been definitely revived by the influential dressmakers. Brown is a less happy choice for the street ensemble, not only because it always seems a little “stuffy” at this time of the year, but because we have all been fed up on browns this Winter and are glad to try our luck with something else. There is much talk about the smart ness of gray for Spring. The dark shades, that appear to best advantage in covert and other fine twilled mate rials, appear in many of the smartest of the severely tailored jacket suits. But lighter shades of gray are likely to be unbecoming to those of brunette or mixed coloring. Soft, lovely hair! The modern artist hair-dresser can do wonderful things with your hair. But all your hair-needs can not be supplied in the beauty shop. You must help at home. And that’s where Danderine comes in. Danderine is so simple and easy to use. Each time you arrange your hair just put a little of this delicately fragranced liquid on your brush. As you draw it through the hair. Danderine removes excess oil. cleanses, brings out the natural color, gives your hair an amazing new lustre. Used consistently, Danderine dis solves the crust of dandruff, keeps the scalp comfortable and healthy; stops falling hair; helps make your hair grow long silky and abundant. Your hair is so much easier to ar range and stays in place when Dan derine is used. Waves “set” with it look nicer; stay in longer. Five mil lion bottles used a year! Danderine • The One Minute Hair Beautifier At All Drug Btoraa - Thirty Flva Canti mind to give a huge number of the people a good time, inclosed a space of 12 furlongs. In this he set tables covered with unlimited amounts of all sorts of foods, ready cooked, and sufficient to last for several days. Then, in order that the foods might be well washed down, he had a series of ponds constructed and filled with various costly wines and liquors. The diners had only to dip their cups in these miniature lakes to acquire the wherewithal of a quick whoopee; or, if they had no cups, they could lie down and sip their drinks direct. This, It must be admitted, was gen erous service. But It does not compare with the prodigality of Arlamnes, a wealthy Galatian. It is true that Ariamnes did not rival the Avemian King in the way in which he dispensed his wine. But otherwise he considerably outclassed him. For some reason or other, he made a resolution to entertain all his coun trymen for a whole year and to do so at his individual expense. To accomplish his purpose, he di vided the roads throughout the prov- i inces into convenient day’s journeys. I In each of these divisions he caused pa- | villons capable at holding from 300 persons upward to be erected. For a year before artificers had been employed in making large caldrons. I which Ariamnes now placed in the pa ! vllions. These were kept constantly I full of cooking meats. Every day quantities of bulls, swine. I sheep and other cattle were slain and dressed. In addition, untold measures of corn and barley meal were kneaded for bread. And, of course, there was plenty of wine on hand always. The hospitable Ariamnes did not con fine his generosity to the inhabitants. He left a standing order to them and to his servants. "Let no strangers pass through our country without partaking of our feast,” he said. It was an order strictly obeyed. How Ariamnes kept up this feast for a whole year Athenoeus does not ex plain. He must have had great wealth. Certainly living was an easy proposi tion in Galatia that year. (Copyright, 1830.) * * Who would have believed then that ONE COFFEE could change the tastes of o a NATION! TN the leisurely days before industry be* g an to hum in the Old South, America’s *-vJE coffee cups were filled with many different r WIL kinds of coffee. Presently, the old Maxwell iW a# House, the epicurean dining place of Dixie, iW began to serve a special coffee. The news that all who made its acquaintance agreed there had never been a coffee so smooth, so satisfying, so fragrant in aroma, so delight * year more and more peo* pie sought for their own tables the inimi- KffgL i. ' table goodness of Maxwell House Coffee. E.ch.pe.r (od moee people cta.oged (ow? You will find ft to* GOOD he will gladly return g *J< Maxwell drop . • House Coffee Don’t miss the Maxwell House radio program every Thursday evening, at 930, Eastern Standard Time, ißroadcast * from WJZ in N. Y. C over the National Broadcasting coast-to-eoast' hook-up. ' • ima.ro*,. *'•. -*»• J J - * " FOOD PROBLEMS BY SALLEE MONROE. Fish Facts. When you buy or order fish allow a half pound for each person If you are serving the fish as the mainstay of a meal. If you are serving it for a single course you need but half that amount, a quarter pound per person. If you are going to have fried fish, then allow one fillet for each person for a course, or two flUets if the fish Is the main courses _ . It is not difficult to fry fish If you go about it in the right way, and certainly to any one who likes fish at all. a crisp, well fried fish with tartare sauce is a delicious dish. . . Remember that you should have good clear fat, and enough of it, in a large enough pan but not too large. Have the fish well cleaned and thoroughly dry before beginning. If the flour looks pasty on the fish, then you have not dried it sufficiently. Having floured the fish, shake off any superfluous flour. Have an egg well beaten on a plate and dip the floured fish into it. Now have ready a plate in which is a mixture of fine, dry bread crumbs, mixed with a little salt and pepper. Take the fish fresh from the egg and dip into the bread crumbs. The fish should then be placed In the hot fat, preferably in a wire frying bas ket. Fry to a golden brown and drain on white paper before serving. JOLLY POLLY A Lesson in English BY JOSEPH J. FRISCH. -IF YOU WANT TO LIVE LONG, 00 AS MUCH WALKING AS POSSIBLE " IS A ADVICE. " WHERE ) IS IT POSSIBLE TO DO MUCH WALKING? - ASKS ) 1 U A WELL-KNOWN •'’j' I. R.—"lf you wish to live long” is the required form, not “if you want to live long.” To want always implies to be in need of, and may be said of things that can have no wish, as when we say "the door wants three inches of seven feet.” When want is used as a cor relative of wish, there is always im plied, in correct use, the sense of need as well as of desire. The epicure may wish for some tempting viand, but the hungry man wants food. (Copyright. 1930.) ■ 1 | A WASHINGTON DAYBOOK BY HUBERT PLUMMER. Ill® THA TONGA—lndian for. "Great A1 White Eagle”—wants to know what a brave does when the moths destroy his elaborate headdress. Represent all v e Clyde Kelly of Pennsylvania Is He Tha Tunga. Chief Tahan of th< Omaha tribe of In- Ji v dians so dubbed .vA him a few years ago in recognition of his services in Congress to make f Was the American In- fwa . dian a citizen of MIR the United States. K When Repre- 'U\ Av f>. sentatlve Kelly was • y adopted by the 7Vvw®^\ Oma ha s as an v » honored son, their chief made an elaborate speech in which he likened the legislator to the eagle that soars the highest of all birds of the air. At the time of his adop tion. Chief Tahan placed on Kelly’s head the headdress of an Ofnaha brave, liberally bedecked with eagle feathers. Kelly put it away carefully after the ceremony. But recently when he went to get it, he found that the moths had ruined it. He still has, however, mementos of his tribe. The peace pipe whlah he smoked with Chief Tahan on the day of his adoption, the tobacco pouch used on that occasion and the tortoise shell rattler used by the tribe’s medicine man are his prized possessions. All are on view in his personal mu seum in his office on the first floor of the House Office Building. With his In dian relics he has several hundred others, picked up during the last 15 years in all parts of the world. Every article has a history, closely identified with his own personal experi ences. There is the little silk Italian flag given him by the King of Italy during the World War while that monarch was on a tour of Inspection at the front. The silver-plated shoes with which he won a horseshoe pitching champion : ship of the United States are there 1 along with the nickel-studded belt em | blematic of the title. The base ball i used in the annual congressional game the year Kelly captained the Republi cans, autographed by Calvin Coolidge, is there. A piece of an airplane he picked up at the grave of Quentin Roosevelt, the key to the banquet room of the palace at Verdun where the German Kaiser had invited his generals to meet him prior to the entry of his troops into Paris, and a gavel made from a piece of wood he picked up at Valley Forge are only a few. Kelly’s most recent additions to his museum are two grapeshot balls fired from the heavy artillery of Gen. Brad dock when English troops were am bushed by the French and Indians in that familiar episode of American his T EATURES/ tory known as “Braddock’s Massacre. These were sent him by a resident of that section of Pennsylvania in rec ognition of his efforts to have Congress be represented officially at the 175th anniversary of "Braddock’s Massacre" on July 9, 1930. 1 MOTHERS AND THE IK CHILDREN. Learning the Number*. One Mother Says: If you have a package of Flinch cards among your games, you can acquaint even vour youngest children with num bers so that they have some idea of their relation to each other. Indeed, it would be well worth while to buy a package Just for that purpose. What you do is to arrange a horizontal row of cards so that the numbers run con secutively from one to fifteen. Then give the rest of the pack to the child and show him how to place the rest of the cards in vertical rows, either above r #0 . yjiliil or below the original ones, by matching denominations. If he makes mistakes, help him to see them, but soon his eyes will be quick to place like beside like accurately. —■■■ •" ■'■■■' ■■■— 9 Lamb Chops. A whole meal dish has lamb chops as its foundation and combines apple, to mato and onion most appetizlngly. For each person allow t o lamb chops, one whole tomato peeled, one small apple not peeled, but cored; one small onion and balls of raw potato. Sear the lamb chops and lay them in a baking dish, together the other ingredi ents. We used two small potatoes for each person. Put one-fourth inch of water in the baking dish and bake in a moderate oven—3so degrees Fahrenheit —for 45 minutes. For serving, lay the chops in the center of the platter and garnish with vegetables and fruit. An other way to serve this dish—and in cidentally one which would eliminate serving dishes—would be to bake the chops in individual casseroles.