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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 05, 1913, Image 13

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arodriaydUnd-tKe chair a heavy
blanketr. - Bfevery' careful that the
flahies"tare,.not"fi1igli enough to burn
you 'or7s4tthe"Slanfi:6t' on fire.
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salt water.
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By Billie Burke.
Since I have been ill I have found
out that no busy woman who goes
along and does her work day after
day ever realizes just how much she
accomplishes until for some reason
she leaves undone those things she
ought to do.
Such sweet letters have come to
me from my. many readers since I
have been sick! I wish I could tell
every one of the writers personally
how much I appreciate her thought
fulness, but these letters have piled
up on my desk .until I can hardly see
over them and my secretary says that
it will be impossible for her to take
any more dictation than she is doing.
With rehearsals for two new pla'ys
coming it looks like a strenuous few
months for B. B.
I am today going to answer a num
ber of frantic requests, however, for
"something to take off my tan."
During the summer you were de
lighted with your fine brown color;
in fact, you tried to get as tanned as
possible, but now that you are home
and beginning to think of going to
the theater and to parties, not one of
your hats or frocks seem to look well
with your darkened skin. And to cap
the climax of your annoyance and
distress you find that for every shade
that your complexion has turned
dark your hair from going without
a hat has turned a shade lighten
You feel flke a "bleached blond."
But you can bleach your skin out
in a very few weeks if you go at it
in the right manner. There is noth
ing that is a finer bleach than per
spiration, so first you must take a
sweat bath at least twice a week.
You need not go to the Turkish bath
house to do this. Just put a half a
pint of alcohol in a pint pail and put
the pail on an overturned soup plate
under a wooden kitchen chair. Put a
cushion on the wood seat and after
you hayeJightedtEe spirits "and seat-
mHKWWh ?-
tub..unjll?ttiewater is perfectly cold
andtHeii"-yiub--xourself dry with a
carseTtqwell "After you are perfectly
dfy'dab;6myour.,face,anns and neck
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l:pntof 'rose water," jounce of ben-
ztmV andil1" ounce ,of """aromatic cvme-
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