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May, 1914. In June, 1914, her parents
took her to the seashore for a three
months' stay. She resumed swim
mink in the pool in September. A
month later she was able to swim a
few strokes without the aid of water
"Once she overcame the natural
fear that nearly all swimmers are
subject to, she realized she could
stay afloat without the wings," said
Noah G. Morks, swimming instructor
' at the Turngemeinde. "Confidence
was the natural result, and in two
"weeks she could swim the length of
the pool, using a good breast stroke.
"I then taught her to dive. At first
she refused to try. When I fixed her
in a position to dive she began to cry
and call for her mother. I coaxed
her to make the effort, but it was in
vain. Finally I thought I would push
her into the water, which I did, and I
was astonished and delighted to see
her come up with a smile on her face.
From that moment on I never had
to coax Dorothy to dive.
"In November I taught her the side
stroke and she soon was able to swim
200 yards. In December I taught her
the overarm stroke and within a
month she could negotiate a quarter
of a mile. She is indeed a little -wonder."
In a recent official exhibition of
strokes Dorothy was awarded 28
points out of a pssible 30. She is
able to execute the front, back, head
and roly-poly dives, and last June
swam a mile in the Schuylkill river
bi 51 minutes.
More than 1,000 women are em
ployed cleaning streets of Vienna.
WHAT BETTY BROWN SEES IN
Voile in front of me! Voile at the
left of me! Voile waving in stripes
and plaids above me a volcano of
voile seemed to have upheaved along
my shopping route today.
Most of the new voiles are colored
like the rainbow. They are em
broidered in Cubist colors and plaid
ed in Scotch clan colors. Some are
in gingham plaids, some imitate cre
tonne and some are striped with flag
stripes of blue and green or black
Flag striped voile is a gaudy thing
used mainly for sports suits, and is
not red, white and blue, but bars of
color, the exact width of the Amer
ican flag stripes. It looks as much
like a porch awning as a flag.
You remember how fashion proph
ets said we'd be wearing high boots
all summer? Just to the contrary,
summer brings pumps. They are
practically all you see in the shops.
The flat pump bow is conspicuous,
but many of the low shoes are trim
med with buckles. The colored
pump-gray, lemon or bronze is the
thing, though a combination of white
vamp and black side pieces is popu
lar and just as popular is the pump
of white and gray.
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HOW MANY STONES
Lester Stone left Saturday for Se
attle, where they will visit kinsmen.
He bought the tickets from a party
that backed out and they consider
it a good bargain, such as he always -makes.
Porter, Ohio, Sentinel.
FROCK FOR COOL DAYS IN THE SUMMER
BY BETTY BROWN
Even on a rare day. in June the
serge dress has its usefulness. Es
pecially suitable for the cool days
that so often overtake us in midsum
mer is this model designed by Mme.
AJIie Bailey of the Fashion Art
League of America.
It is navy blue, brightened with
an elaborate trimming of the new
shiney black braid which is so pop-'
ular this summer.
The braid forms a yoke -for the
skirt and a little vest of it is set la