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by hesitated. "Which is an excellent
thing for the men as well as the girls.
I wish there were any way of con
vincing mother that this difference
means an Improvement.
Mother sends her 17-year-old
daughter into an office or factory 9
hours a day where she meets men of
all kinds of character and of no char
acter at alL And yet she seems to
think her own parlor an unsafe place
for the young lady to welcome the
young man in the evening!
Mother ought to know that it takes
something more than daylight to pro
tect her girl from evil.
Mother ought to be reminded that
BUSY WITH WAR PLANS ADMIRAL
REMEMBERS LITTLE GIRL
1 the man who wants to call is not dan
The man to be looked after is the
day-time, down-town acquaintance
who flatters a girl and makes love to
her without making the least effort
to know her family.
Unfortunately, it is not mothers
alone who need this enlightenment
Every business girl should make
this sharp distinction between the
men she calls "friends" and her
strictly formal, strictly business ac- '
Freda Uden is a very small girl but
she has become quite famous in the j
The English girl knits mufflers and
sends them to the sailors. One muf
fler made from yarn sent to her by a
little American, feorge Nelson West
brook of Michigan, was so much ap
preciated by Admiral Jellicoe who
though very busy with war plans
wrote her a personal letter of thanks. I
Girls have written me hundreds of
letters on this subject. This week I
will be glad to print letters from
mothers as well as from girls.
HOT PEPPERS, COLD LAMB
FINE DISH FOR SUPPER
By Caroline Coe
If you have some cold lamb left
from yesterday's dinner this is a good
way to prepare it for a second ap
pearance on the table:
Take 2 cups of hot cooked rice, add
1 tablespoon of butter and 1 cup of
minced green pepper, salt and pepper
to taste. Dice enough cold cooked
lamb to make 2 cups, mix carefully
with the rice mixture.
Turn all into a well buttered deep
bowl and steam '30 minutes. Turn
out on a hot platter and send to ta
ble with brown butter in gravy boat.
A LAUNDRY THAT FAILED
A weary-looking hobo tapped on
the back door. "Lady," he remark
ed almost tearfully, "I don't want you
to think I'm a tramp. Until a few
weeks ago I had a good hand laun
dry, but it failed me, and since then
I have hardly had enough to eat."
"That is too bad," responded the
woman, as she began to hand the
hobo sandwiches. "How did the,
laundry come to fail you?"
"It was this wa," answered the
tramp, starting for the. gate. "She
got tired of workin' and went home
to her mother." ' '