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out briefly aU necessary rules for
beauty In the order of their Import
ance. "Sleep is first; eight hours as a
minimum and as much more as can
"Total abstinence from late sup
pers comes next. By that I do not
mean just shunning indigestible con
coctions and highballs, but as rigid
avoidance of a glass of milk as of a
cocktail. The woman who eats just
before sleeping will lose her beauty
with shocking suddenness.
'Plenty of cold water. Bathe in
cold water daily, and. take showers
to become refreshed. 'No tired woman
is ever beautiful.
"True beauty is radiance of emo
tions, preferably joy.
"Use plenty of water on the face.
I always give mine a good old-fashioned
scrubbing with hot water. I
believe in supplementing not sub
stituting water and Boap with cold
cream. A plentiful use oij creams
softens the skin, keeps it smooth and
gives it a properly nourished appear
ance. "To retain qne's beauty, the face
should be peeled every few years.
The wise woman will do it herself
and not allow a professional to touch
her face. It requires three weeks to
effect a complete peel. And during
that time a woman is well, frankly,
she is a fright. My advice would be
to combine rest cure and peel, so that
the latter may be taken in strict se
clusion. "A woman peeled, however, is
more wonderful than the butterfly
bursting in all its glory from the
"Now for the massage. The daily
gentle massage of rubbing cold
cream into the skin is almost enough.
In addition to that one should rub
the face with ice every morning. It
manes tne muscies nrm ana re
freshes the face generally. Often at
night, when one is going out and is
fatigued, an ice massage will restore
a restful expression. I have known!
many cases where women's faces
have been ruined by professional
masseurs, who rubbed the muscles
the wrong way.
"Often a woman has some special
feature that is so beautiful that it
overshadows the rest of her face. It
may be a wonderful smile, starry
eyes; a woman's business is to know
her good points and cultivate them.
"No. woman need look unattrac
tive. Nearly every woman might be
pretty if she would attend to her
good points, care for her skin and
hair and keep her figure right.
"There is no excuse for a poor
figure. It means, only one of two
things laziness or self indulgence.
"I have now told you how to ob
tain physical beauty. Now I 'will tell
you how to enhance it.
"Let the face-beautiful be shad
owed by the thoughts of the soul.
Keep the mind healthy; To thine
own self be true.' and it shall follow
that the fineness of soul and mind
shall spiritualize that beauty of face
into a living force."
ELLEN WILSON FUND TO
EDUCATE BOYS AND GIRLS
Mrs. Woodrow Wilson's good deeds
live after her.
Because she was interested in the
poor boys and girls of her native
state, Georgia, and did a great deal
to encourage education in the moun
tain districts, the Southern Presby
terian church has established in her
memory the Ellen Wilson fund for
the Christian education of the moun
tain youth of Georgia.
President Wilson has given his ap
proval to the plan, and several thou
sand dollars has been subscribed to
the memorial fund. The women of
the Southern Presbyterian church,
will organize committees throughout
the country to take charge of. the
contributions to the fund.
Have plenty of cheesecloth, and
spotless clean kitchen towels at hand
while yo.n arjB canning pr preservingj