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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 24, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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lt's a great, big garden of beauty.
And the invisible sign over the en
trance reads: "Clean amusements."
For this is the ambition of Mrs. Ehtch
That she lives up to her wish iff
evidenced by the crowds of little and
great folk mostly women and chil
dren or whole, families who frequent
the pretty place all summer long. .
Drinking is not allowed.
But there are all sorts of whole
some amusements.
A children's class in dancing is con
ducted a part of the afternoon on the
pavilion, and at the end of the-season
these children give an exhibition
of the steps they have learned.
There is- an excellent' -stock com
pany in which many national players
appear, giving nightly performances
at a reasonable price during th& sea
son in the theater on the grounds.
A good band, animals, flowers,
pleasant, cool nooks for picnicing and
plenty of good drinking water are
other accessories.
Mrs. Elitch Long started with a
very small place, entering the field
against other amusement places
where drinking and public dancing
thrive. At first it was difficult; an up
hill job with little remuneration.
Now it is clear sailing, with the best
element in the city behind the woman
who started out to give Denver clean
amusements in the summertime
where young folks and children might
safely go.
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It is claimed that the working class
wife is a more efficient spender of
household accounts than her middle
class sister.
England now has seventeen schools
where women are taught gardening,
poultry raising, bee-keeping, farming,
horticulture -and domestic science.
The Belfast Red Cross branqh of
the Ulster volunteers' farce has 525
women, of whom. several are only 16
years of age.
Twenty per cent of the female ap
plicants who took cjvil jseryice exam
inations for government ."positions
were appointed.- - "
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Jones 4infii3rc
Lubin players are -always" springing
up in a new sectionof the country,
it seems.
Now we find there is one of these
active picture-making organizations
over in Betzwood; Pa., in J charge of
Director Edgar Jones.
Though Jotfes'fwa'Svbom in Steu
benville, Ohio, hthas been pretty
much all over the. country, gleaning
from each city, some bjt'of knowledge
which he find useful in tiis present
Before becoming a director of the
silent drama, Jones' played on the
stage with Edgar Selwyn and Oscar
Egle. Later he was a ainember of
Viola Allen's company. ; -
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The latest blouses, are extremely
simple in line. Tucks? bands of inser
tion, frills and rdyvs iof. hemstitching
are the'varieties ofrtnmmihgrmost fan
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