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could one want? Mrs. Pera can
think of nothing.
The high cost of living does not
"Cheapa da milk," she explains.
"Da childer lika da bread and milk.
Getta da fat," she smiled. "Tony,
he worka hard all the time. Da
childer go to da school, learna to spik
Englis. They sella macaron' in da
store when they grow up. So nice,
What if all the married people in
the United States or in Europe fol
lowed the example of Tony and his
What difference would it make in
the economic problem of nations?
Or have they the rigtit idea, after
Maybq the world would be a bet
ter place with fewer babies.
So many homes are so much more
complicated than Tony's.
Mrs. Pera has never thought of
these questions. She wouldn't un
derstand if you mentioned them.
Maybe you have an answer for
PETTICOATS ARE TROUSERS
Now if it should be an open win
ter! But banish the thought! With
milady swathed from the top of her
ears to the top of her boots in fur
would the weather gods be so cruel as
to send us a balmy, snowless winter.
Petticoats are no longer petticoats
they are trousers. Neat affairs in
soft silk or sateen, white, black and'
in gray colors, are the new bifurcat
ed undergarments and they may be
adjusted at the knee or at the ankle.
The rubberized silk hat has been
devised for. the maid who must go
forth in "wind and rainy weather."
It is small and trimmed with rubber
ized Jk flowers in gay colors. The
silk is of course rain proof.
Six small children can make furni--ture
look antique quicker than a
ITS RATHER UNUSUAL
to be the mother of 32 children, isn't
it? It squnds scandalous, but it isn't.
Louise Clark of Michigan has, adopt
ed them all. When she made a trip
around the world Miss Clark saw all
sorts of children who she wished to
educate. So she adopted them, one
by one, leaving each one in his own
native country to be educated in the
Christian schools and sends each
year- the money for their support
She is general secretary of the Jack
son Young Women's Christian ass'nf.
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BEETS IN BUTTER
Chose six -beets nearly of one size
and wash and boil until tender. Put
the coked beets while hot into cold
water and slip off the skin.
Cut the beets into- thin slices and
pour over them melted butter and
salt and cayenne to taste. Set them
in warm oven for a few minutes and
when ready to serve turn over the'
beets a tablespoon of lemon juice
and serve hot.