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"You!" , -
"And you!" ' '
"I'm a reporter on the Star! Al-
ways was ! Was then !"
This was more than-vague, but
when chaos righted itself she said
: that she had understood.
"And I'm the new reporter !"
"Then it was all a pretty lie
the lonesomeness, the sympathy
- with them !'
"I thought you one of ther"
Her voice was lull of tender pity
"And I am alone in the world,
"You shall not be anymore,"
Wallis declared, with prehistoric
"Just one month to a "day;" sfte
finished, mischievously. i
"Then you've remembered !"
With imbecile rapture.
"I couldn't forget"!" very,
' LETTERS FROM MOTHER
VII; She Urges Her Daughter Not to Be Self-Centered.
' My! Dear Daughter: I am very sorry to know that you are
troubled with nausea in the morning. Many yoUng wives escape
that with their first baby and I was in hopes you were to be one
1 of them, Have you been particularly careful of your diet?
You know 1 am not a diet faddist, but I do think most of us
abuse our stomachs. Especially is this true when we are young and
can do q. without conscious impairing of our digestive organs. Be
fore your marriage you were disposed to constipation. I hope you
have been careful to regulate this, as at no time in a woman's life
does a sluggislfliver work such havoc as during pregnancy.
Do you eat fruit at least twice a day? I would not eat any hoi
breads or rich pastries. Ceep your diet simple with meat only once
a day and very little at that time. Foods that are rich in bone form
ing material should be avoided. I have known women who have
cured themselves of nausea by practically living on fruit for two
of the daily meals. This will be easy for you as you are so fond
I do not advise the giving up of tea arid coffee altogether, but
you must not use them to excess. '
Above all do not stuff yourself. That old saying that a preg-
nant woman eats for two should "be forgotten. The average child
" weighs seven pounds when it is born and it has nine months in
which to attain this size, consequently 'it will be seen "doubleveat-
" ing" is unnecessary, even for the thin woman. .
Remember my dear, you dp ndt want' a fat baby and you do
want a normal, healthy, well-formed one. I believe thai when you
restrain your appetite from unnatural development you are not qnly;
' strengthening your'own physical condition, but you are alsoj)lan