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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 09, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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And there are two cardinal rules
that must be observed:
Clean living.
Clean thinking.
Nothing will take the fire and lus
ter out of the eyes like unwholesome
or too much food; too much drink;
too late hours; too little sleep; too
much dancing.
Simplicity in ways of life pays. It
that makes for health makes for the
preservation of the beauty of the
A healthy girl does not have droopy
eyelids or puffy ones; she does not
have dull orbs; she does not have a
weary expression. Her eyes are
alive. They shine, just as her skin
glows. They dance with the mere
joy of living. Their limpidity is un
impaired. And that brings me to the question
of clean thinking. The girl who
thinks cleanly has clean eyes. There
is in them no suggestion of shifting
or evasion; nothing that has to be
hidden or denied. Did you ever no
tice the wonderful eyes of a little girl
when she looks up into her parent's
face? The eyes are wonderful be
cause they are innocent and without
traces of guile.
It should be every girl's endeavor
to keep as much of that innocence
and guilel'essness as possible as she
grows older. Thinking cleanly will
help her do so. And this makes both
for beauty of soul and body.
o o
There's a reminder of the pictur
esque Russian blouse of half a dozen
years ago in the all-in-one-piece
frock I saw the other day at Mme.
Marguerite's studios in the Mailer's
building, Chicago, and set my pencil
a-going to trace this sketch for read
ers of The Day Book.
The frock was made up of velour
de laine in that lovely shade of tan
palled beige. The three pleats in
back and front are stitched in. a dark
er shade of tan and the velvet but
tons match the stitching in color A
sash of messahne in futurist red gives
a needed splash of color, and it's fur
ther lightened by the stiff white cuffs
that peek from the sleeves and the
high stiff white collar.

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