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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 29, 1911, Image 20

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tonne cushions and' pillowsV-TKe
room is cool in summer cheerful
and cozy in winter.
- For -many "young women' the
living room is, a display room of
useless-trinketry. ' It is well'to re
member -that one 'goo picture,
framed- in accord with, the. color
scheme of the room as well as
with its own' subject matter,' is
better than a dozen poorly set or
'wrongly placed, ones.- . -. .
Above all, the .living room
should be wpr,thytof its;nptme,'a
place w.here husband, and -wife
may "be equally contented in? its
atmosphere. r " '
WEATHER FORECAST.
Fine for, Thanks- .
giving j? air to
night and' probably
(Thursday. For Chi
cago and vicinity:.
L o w est tempera
ture, tonight about
22 degrees above
zero; somewhat warmer 'Thurs
day; brisk west shifting-to south-west
winds tonight.
o o
A cook must not only know
what ingredients to use, but also
just how-much of each ingredient
to use
Which fact is equally vtrue- of
the man who would remedy a situation.
a -
J The Emoria"' Gazette .says Kan
sas is getting like England. This
is no way to keep our cousins
across the pond jcindlv-disposed
.toward us-A"V- "'- .. -
HULLHO'USE DEALS OUT
BASKETS OF HAPPINESS
, Hull House is providing. 250
families with -Thanksgiving din
ners today who might otherwise
go without the "fixin's" that play
a major part in the day's cele
bration. '
All day the office has been
crowded with women' and chil
dren, who present their cards en
titling each one to a filled basket.
Old women, wrinkled" and bent,
bobbed in, secured their "good
ies," and started joyfully home,
smiles making their faces youth
ful again. ,
Little tots appeared, blowing
on their cold fingers, presented
the magicpasteboard, and brave
.ly shouldered a basket that often
wag larger than the bearer. But
the prospect of the ''big eats" of
the morrow lightened the burden.
The workers in charge of the
distribution seemed to personally
knpw the recipient of every bas
ket, and there was always an in
timate sentence or two of cheer.
Each dinner consisted of a
chicken, tea, coffee, sugar, nuts,
oranges and candy. In cases
where the family was large there
were two chickens, and the ma
jority of the families ministered
to are large. ,
There will be no Thanksgiving
entertainment at Hull House this
yean The observance takes the
form of the basket presents. But
Christmas there will be a 'tree"
and everything that goes with it.
with .a big celebration in the
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