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ip. b gigantic celebration to be staged
in Fresno, the hub of the raisin in dustry. The big features are a mammoth parade and an elaborate pageant. Ar rangements are being made to ac commodate 50,000 spectators.' Eight counties of the San Joaquin valley -will each send a 'queen,' who with her court and maids will occupy an elaborate float o o BETTY BROWN TELLS ABOUT BRIDESMAIDS' FLOWER COWNS Radium taffeta in white and yellow is used with yellow-tinted net to de velop this charming model for a bridesmaid's gown designed by Mme. Marguerite cf the Fashion Art League of America. The net flounces are scalloped with the taffeta in petal outlines and gold centered marguerites make an effec tive border for the tunic of silk. The skirt is the popular shoe'top length and the sleeves are the three quarter or flowing sleeve fashion So well adapted to soft, filmy material. The leghorn hat with brim of illu sion carries out the flower effect of the costume as its only trimming is marguerites. o o ICE BOX PLACE TO KEEP FOOD NOT ICE By Caroline Coe The afm of a refrigerator is the preservation of food not 1ce. This is only done when the temperature is low enough and dry enough to retard the action of bac teria; the lower the temperature tho more successfully this'can be done. There are" only three ways of pro ducing cold; by expansion of gases, evaporation of liquids and the melt ing of solids; this last method is the one used in household refrigerators and this fact should be born in mind by every housekeeper. Dissolving the ice produces the cold so long as the ice is kept from melting the box is inefficient and the aim defeated. The aim "of the manufacturer is to 'provide a box so made and filled with material that will tend to keep out the , heat this is, I am sure, a new idea ' to most housewives. When a refrigerator has a capacity for holding 100 pounds of ice that is the amount to put in. It will not be possible to get the desired results from the box if you use 50 pounds. Buy ice in as large amounts as pos-. sible and fill box less often. o o Luther Burbank may be all they say he ia but we'd like to see him raise a garden in a city lot with eight boys in the family, to the north and a. chicken fancier on the south.