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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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One of the most beautiful head
dresses for a. woman of good com
plexion with white hair is a hand of
pink or blue m aline around the head
and another about the throat, with
a butterfly bow back of the left ear.
Both bands must look as though they
were tied in the samajiows.
Keep the plump throat perfectly
devoid of any ornament as the vel
vet band is apt to push up the flesh
in front and make two chins.
Unless you are very sure of your
throat and shoulders, oh, woman of
40, never wear a decollete gown.
They are the most trying a woman
can wear. Cover your shoulders and
neck with lace or tulle. It will soften
outlines and leave something to the
A little lemon juice in the cold wa
ter used for the compress will whiten
the neck, but if you will use the com
press every night and the cream
every day after your bath you will
find 'that you can keep your neck soft
and white. Indeed, it will probably
be prettier than that freckled and
tanned one belonging to your ath
letic daughter.
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Peel and slice 30 large ripe toma
toes; chop or grind 6 large onions,
chop or grind 3 sweet green and 1.
red pepper; put 5 cups of vinegar into
a large porcelain kettle; add 1 cup of
sugar and 1-3 cup of salt Heat to
boiling point, then add the tomato,
pepper and onion. Cook slowly for 1
hour, then add 2 teaspoonfuls each
of cinnamon, cloves and allspice, and
1 of grated nutmeg. Boil the sapce
for an hour longer, then seal in glass
cans while hot
Love is the only heart affliction
that affects the brain.
Akron, O., Oct 28. Akron high
school girls are giving "the other
girl" a chance.
Four hundred of them all of them
are waging a war against snobbery.
They have adopted a school uni
form, and, incidentally, tabooed the
smart designs of fashion which a cer
tain few had exhibited at the expense
of the pride of that "other girl"
that girl whose widowed mother, per
haps, was pinching the family ex
chequer to give her the best educa
tion the city had to offer.
And that school uniform costs not
more than $3 if the garments are
sewed at home.
A middy blouse and a blue skirt.
These pieces of apparel symbolize 1
the new democracy these Akron high
school girls are preaching to the
The idea jwhich these girls" have
made real was born a few days ago
when one of them slipped, by mis
take, into a vacant recitation room
and found a little bundle of human
ity, her head "buried in her hands,
She was- one of "the other girls.-"
She had come to school in what
seemed to be such awfully, awfully
out of style and much worn frocks
day after day, and well, she just
couldn't stand It much longer. Her
girlish pride wouldn't tolerate it And
it seemed that almost all the other
girls had such finer, more comfort
able clothes.
And the classmate who found her
there didn't listen in Tjain to the
"dther .ghTs" sobbing story.
The teachers were told, the hun
dreds of other girl students were, too,
and all together they decided upon
making the uniform dress idea a real
ity. ,
Now "the other girl" casts no
glances of envy at her follow stu
dents' finery; now the girls who for
merly wore the chic, pretty costumes

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