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Temptations
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Sallie is a modern, yretty young creature, with all the emotions
and desires you yourself had when you were a 1 that glorious age
chat lies somewhere be ween sixteen and twenty-five. Sa lie is
everywhere. The eyes of the world are upon the ultimate on come
of her moral code. Is she going to weaken her creed of right and
wrong and stretch her ^philosophy to tl^at of the girls who have a
‘ good” time? . x „ ,
Your little girl if* just where Sallie is. She must decide for
Herself. Th-v are a'.Ljiallie’s at heart Sallie’s experience, put
down truthfully from $e pages of her life, may help your Sallie’s.
Each chapter is complete in ifcelf. Read it this week. You will
enjoy it.—Editor «,*V 1 L
The Life of the Party
Living Dr. Gray comfortably en
sconce! in an armchair beside Dad
dy’s bed with one of his beloved
books on psycho-analysis in his hand
1 went t° my own room to make up
my mind whether I would go or not.
Curtiss Wright had gone. Hours
ago T had heard his car start.
“Christmas Elv*,” I murmured,
and with the words a sense of con
suming loneliness crept ever my
heart. The reflection in the cheval
mirror showed that the days of con
finement had left me pallid and wan.
1 don’t know how it is with other
girls, but for me, happiness is the
greatest beautifier in the world.
Of course I wouldn’t go with Marj
«nd Bob when they came. It would
not be right after I had told Curtiss
Wright that I had to stay at home.
Walking to the window. I raised
'the shade. Holly wreaths with vivid
red berries gleamed at the windows
of our neighbors’ home. Christmas
Eve.
Suddenly it came to me. I knew
what I’d do. Try on my new frock
of silver-cloth that Had come from
Now York that very afternoon. Just
dresg-'ng up for fun woold help kill
time and besides there was nothing
for me to dos for Dr. Gray had de
clar d he would not allow me back
at Daddy’s side.
I skipped to my closet door. There
It was. My silver gown shimmered
* an<l gleamed. Like some beckoning
adventuress, it tempted and allured.
1 took it gently from its satin
wrapped hanger and held it close to
mv fece. Its texture was cool and
smooth. I peeped into my bottom
drawer. The silver sandals from
■Rob’s were there. Anti silver hose,
like the dust of moonbeams. I’d
try everything all on.
T cannot imagine heaven without
rflothes and the life of an angel
would be dull indeed without gos
samer and lace.
.Tust asf was giving the last touch
to my bob in walked Mom Nellie
with a package in her hand.
T tore open the package. It was
a cap of rhinestones I had ordered
when I bought my gown.
“Been on de hall table ever sense
ah don’ know when.” Mom Nellie
explained.
“How did you ever happen to
bring it at just this very moment?”
I w’?s eagtr to put it on.
“tVhen vo’ loves somObo-dy, Mis’
Sallie. vo’ sorter knows what busi
ness Is gwlng on in dere hearts. I
lowed as how dis here being Chris’
mus Eve maybe Marsei Gray he’d
make our babv girl go out fer a 111’
twlnie.” Nodding her snowy white
head, “Your papa’s all right now,
honey, go and make dem pretty feet
fly.”
She crooned an old-time Virginia
fjnd made a voluminous turn.
* *urns before the mirror.
* Kit of sweet misty perfume from
tho atomizer and all thoughts of a
Serious nature disappeared. I was
Just Sallie again. The carefree, fri
vcvlous anw happy-go-lucky bailie nt
former davs. Once1. more my spirit
of romance stirred and I felt a glow
go over my whole being.
"Oh, Mammy.” I finally asked,
realizing Mom Nellie was still there
"whnt mad'- vou say what you did
about- or—oh you know, about
Mister Curtiss?” And I began hum
min<r a tune.
“Honev chile' dfse ole eves ain’t
stone bMnd. Ain’t I done seen him
moaning ’round like a hunt since yo'
shut yourse’f in unstairs He can’t
foo’ Mom N< Hie. T knowed he was
’os’ a-h;>nkorin’ for a look at my
babv chile.”
The doorbell rane.
"Hero dev is. Miss Sallie. Run
’lonr. po’v, and hove good time."
For ,?ip brief mom nt I thought
of ever-'’ *• usons why l should stay
;*{ VlOTY* ° ......
‘Hrp’’ vo’ coat, chile, go ’long.’’
huuled me mv evening
wra” from th ■ io-et. tucked a scran
of a h -ndk r hi f in niv hand and
befo’e ' realized what 1 was doing
T wrs pin*; diiwn thp hall. Roh
had ',o~v' • *o osi’oiv rne to the car.
I got o Tr 1 Hillings was at my
side
‘Cor « silly reason Ted was
afreid m woud’n’t come with us il
bo "-or ;n,” Marjorie explained.
‘OV >v th*' wav. So 111* . this is going
to be the lovelies* nartv. We haven’i
had our life of the party’ in sue!
a long time.” And so the subject
was gracefully changed.
Before <we alighted at the Wind
/
sor the conversation was smoothly
running along. Teid laughed and
chatted as if nothing had happened.
He had evidently decided not to re
fer to the Beach episode. Well, cer
1 tainly I would not. Perhaps I should
have been too peeved and insulted
to have a good time, but for some
reason I couldn’t stay mad.
them
w jyy—■o-<y&
Unde John
Now dawns the glad morn oi
the Annual Feast—hurrah for
Thanksivin’ Day! The children
are smilin’ from biggest to least,
i a welcome to Thanksgivin
Day. So fervid in thanks that
1 we can’t stop to plead for bless
, in’s . that, somehow, we don’t
seem to need, with health, home,
and heaven the bliss of our
creed—we hail this Thanksgiv
I in’ Day!
Recallin’ the past—and the
tears we have shed, we bow—
1 this Thanksgivin’ Day, . . . for,
healin’ comes soon to the
wounds that have bled. . . .
j Rejoice, this Thanksgivin’ Day!
The Lord of the Vineyard pro
videth the yield from garden
and orchard—from medder an’
i, field, with joy in the light of His
presence revealed, we hail this
Thanksgivin’ Day!
Partake of the *?ast in the
fullness of cheer—on ihis, our
Thanksgivin’ Day! The seed
time is past—but the harvest is
here, for this—is Thanksgivin’
Day. Let nothin’ that’s selfish
dreep into our soul, though appe
tite’s jpleadin’ is hard to control.
. Let Peace and Good-will our
allegiance enroll—all hail, sweet
Thanksgiving’ Day!
’kje&gfrJ<A
BEAR with your. feuvowmem
EVENl IP VOvJ AR.E A CU-5
AT ,T ~^T
THIS DAY AND AJGiE
Te<l: “Have you a cigarette?
am completely out.”
Jack: “No-. I haven’t but wait £
moment and I will get one for yot
—Oh, Mother! !’
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• VANITY TOUCHED
Prizefighter (in restaurant): “Gin
me a baked apple with cream”
Waitress: “Whipped cream?”
Prizefighter (disgusted): “Naw—
plain cream—I can whip cream ”
THE BOY’S RIGHT
Inexperience: “Tell me—wha'
usually is at th bottom of tliest
family jars?”
Experienced: v "Hootch.”
LAZY LARRY WRITES
In summer, spring and also fall
: I do not like to *work at all.
In winter, as you may have guessed
. My favorite indoor sport is^rest^
ED PURDY’S PHILOS
‘Never wear a wishbone where
a backbone should be.”
ANCIENT HISTORY
Dexter: ‘Dreams go by contrary.”
Baxter: ‘‘Boy. you said it. Didn’t
I marry one?”
BLONDE BESS OPINES
I
‘‘Old maids should not take much
time in sizing up a naan—‘It affords
the man the same opportunity.”
TRUTHFUL
I.
I *
j Chauffeur: ‘‘And your luggage,
I sir Shall; we take it with us now?”
Farmer: ‘‘Luggage, me eye. Say
! sonny, when I button my coat my
trunk is locked.”
SMART STUFF
Teacher: ‘‘Name three articles
containing starch."
Student: ‘Two cuffs and a collar”
I WHICH REMINDS US
] Doctor: *-and <by all! means
i avoid starches.”
Patient: "Honest, Doc—I ain’t
1 (worn nothing but soft collars for
years.”
i
FINIS
Of all the humorists under the suni,
The worst is the bloke who pulis a
pun.
i But we don’t care if his quib is pat,
We’ve filled this space (dusting off
hands) and that is that.
THRIFTY TIPS
FOR THE HOME.
by FLO.
BREAD: If you wish the crust of
your bread to be soft, rub the top
of your loaf with butter. If you
wish to be economical, water will
do just as well.
•‘TV S;
ORANGE MARMALADE: If you
like orange marmalade with a bitter
taste, do not pare, the fruit. Use
naval oranges.and slice very thil).
If you dislike the b&tter taste
the oranges and take off all the
white inner skin. \
y
i VELVET: To renew velvet that
i has become shabby, try this. First
brush thoroughly and be sure that
all the dust is removed1, then spread
a damp cloth on a hot iron and iron
the wrong side. As soon as the
steam ceases remove the iron to pro
| vent scorching.
! GRANITE WARE: When mixtures
have burned in (granite wa're. Bill
with cold water, add washing soda
and heat gradually to a boiling
point. Then empty and the pan may
be easily washed.
CUPS: To remove the stains on
cups or other china ware, use com
mon salt or soda.
PIES: If a little rich cream is
spread over thel top crust of a pie
before it is put into the oven, it will
be brown and flaky when it is baked.
POTATOES: When paring pota
toes, do not take off a thick rind,
as the best part of the potato is near
the skin. When paring turnips, a
very thick rind should be taken off,
as the turnip has an outer part that
destroys the flavor of the whole veg
etable if not removed.
I LINOLEUM: If linoleum Is waxed
j U will wear much longer. First wash
! (1 small part with steaming hot wa
ter. Dry and wax while warm. Then
rub
WOOL: When laundering wool,
it is ve*y, important ,to keep the (
washing wt^en. the ^rinsing water ;
and the drying room the same tein-j
perature. This will, prevent shrinking
I
WAX PAPER: A thrifty house
wife will save all wax paper that
comes around bread, cereal and
cracker box<s. It is very useful for
wrapping sandwiches or to wax the
iron on ironing dav
..MINCEMEAT: Mincemeat should
be run through a food chopper be
fore put into pies. It makes them
much easier to digest than if tho
! currants are left whole. Mince pies
' should always lie served very hot
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| - -The Planet will be sent *o von for
: onn year, price $2.00 or it will be deliv
ered at vour door every Saturday for
F‘ o Cents per week.
$ BEGIN HERE TODAY
Sally Morgan, daugh •- of the
' owner «* the Bar-M rar»-h In Mon
;ana. has to go a distance o' So miles
.from the <«.nch to catch a tra'n for
' the east, —here she intends to buy a
troussea* for her wedding to
..Sheriff-Boo Wells. Webs is unable
•d/ ride with nor to the station, so
'he “Nervous Wreck,’’ an eccentric
oung easterner who is visitir.tr at
•' e ranch, offers to take her to the
‘tntion in his little automobile.
The sheriff ridicules the snrgis
> on. but Sally and the Wr-» r set
•• t anyhow over the rough, n&now
•mil. The trip is a hard one. and in
■ime they are completely lost. Sally
-logins to regret that they ai • *n.:»i«*d
,n make the journey.
NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY
CHAPTER III
You Start, Finish—”
r\ jO '•longer had she any idea that
1 /r ljtty u\>uld dnd the railroad and
r.tfle water tank at which it was
jv»sslble' to signal the train. Wl.en
.even o'clock came she dismissed
that from her mind; all that was
now left was to get back to the
mneh. The sheriff was right; it
<oti!d not be done. :as the Wroclt
said it could. . *
She felt a sharp sense of humilia
tion in being lost on the range; that
vos <* trick foi dudes, perhaps, but
no. for n girl bo*n and raised within
taif a day’s ride. If only she could
get c glimpse or Black Top: they
*ould walk to it, even if they bad to
;bar.don the *Hvver. But Black Top
had vanished in a mysterious way,
'Om-wheie behind miles of hum
mocks.
"There's water here somewhere,
she called suddenly. "Watch your
j-elf!”
The Wreck circumnavigated a tree,
‘•eered strai^'v for a barrier of j
young el'Ws and sent the machine
< rushing magnificently through. The
f ont -eels dropped sharply, the
flvver tilted forward at an angle of
15 d «>Tees. plunged, flattened out
i gain and came to a stop, hub deep
m a stream
"There!” said Sally. “I told you
* here was water.” j
"I never denied It," said the >
Wreck.
“Now what are you going to do?" |
He stopped out on the runnning
board and descended briskly into the
stre-m, which cooled his legs pleas- 1
nntly. Wading around to the rear
the car, he fumbled in the, lug-,
•»e compartmet c. then appeared;
"Ji a canvas contraption which,.
.. being unfolded, was a bucket. ,
r,m going to All the radiator," he 1
said. “Water »s exactly what we!
■need.”
Sally made- a si-stuic of helpless
V exasperation and watched him as |
he went methodically about the task, j
The flivver drauk more than a buck- !
< tfut and h? nodded *r a eatLsflod j
’ wWr^ai {1aot « overflowed at j
the orifice.
"And iio^v whail?'' sne demanded.
’ v\NTow w©'drive ©h, 'of course,”
■y' Tie eihrljftd lack hn'.o the seat. |
nftca- rciuijjping the bucket to its I
;,Lace. a'•<d^4lan>med his foot on the j
■ edal that engages the clutch. The
| trembled, moved, stopped
'ffr^saih. There was a terrifying rac
iv.$ of the motor. He <ltd something
s*.Ore' to the pedals and the. gears
■■core in reverse, but still the motor
-SvJ l bo u t prod uc.i ng a ' corre-.
movement In the car.
■' {Jp&tion " ■ jomamed the
V rQ%M. us the glancpd over the side
d vaicl^I the rear Wheel spinning
he i>.e stream.
.*?-> Stepped out again and tramped
■<- .c-ound 1n ftie water for a while. ,
"Cold water Is great stuff for the
» or' C3,” said the Wreck, looking up.
^oglcnccd at the sky, then af her
■Teh. and there was dismay in her
ou know that it will be dark
I in about half an hour?" she demand
I ed.
[ "He also took an observation of
the sky, and nodded.
' “And that the train went long ago,
; and that we’re nowhere near any
railroad—or anything?"
"I don't admit that we’re nowhere |
near the railroad," he said. "We’ve j
made a lot of progress. But I’ll ad
mit we're not right on- tap of it."
“Then what are you going to do?’’.
she fairly shouted.
He sloshed his legs about in the !
stream in a tentative, exploratory j
fashion.
“The bottom’s hard enough," he
said, "but there's a lot of slippery
stones. She won’t take hold. And |
the way things are. I can’t get the,
chains on. She won’t go forward
and she won’t back. She needs a
chance to cool out. anyhow.”
He seemed to be actually content
ed. a fact tnat was no less amazing to 1
Sally than it was maddening.
“Do you mean to say we'll never
vet out. Mr. Williams?"
The Wreck ruffled at once. ■
"I said nothing of the kind.” he
retorted "I didn’t event hint it.
Certainly we’ll got out. What do I
^ Y&-—W i.
"CAN YOU GET THAT THING'
OUT OF THE WATER?"
carry a blnck and ta<#.ie for? You
don't cab this trouble dn you? She's
been in worse fixes than this."
"After dark you can't run." she
pointed ou..
"Can't I? You wait till*! turn on
those road lights. She looks like two
locomotives."
“You’d try to keep on running
across country—at night?" she de
manded. her voice Incredulous
"Certainly. You haven’t seen
those lights yet."
“Then you'll run without me. Mr
Williams.* I’d like to get back to
the ranch. I’ll take reasonable
chances. If 1 had a horse I could
make it But"—she paused to set
tle an uncompromising gaze upon
him—"I’m not Insane Were an
chored here for the night."
Sally ' stood in her place *nd
glanced up and down stream The
little river not more than ten
yards across, shallow everywhere
and brisk of ration, jyvith alders and J
cottonwoods "and fresh green banks
on either side’ It was beautifully
peaceful and-sylvan for a picnic, or
a camp; but Sally was theoretically
aboard a train, headed eastward, and j
to be stalled in a flivver In the mid- I
die of an oasis, no matter how charm- I
ing. wras irritating beyond all i*a |
Hence..
She climbed out on the real deck
of the little roadster, gathered her
skirts and leaped, landing clear of
the shore, up among the bushes.
"There's a package of sandwiches
in the bock of the car. Get ’em out," |
die commanded. "And hand me i..j
coat, too; I want it to sit on. You
might give me the small grip, too
And then I advise you to come out
of that water. It may feel good now.
but it's liable to get cool after dark
and first thing you know .you’ll have
rheumatism. And if you get rheu
matism you’ll have something real
to worry about "
The Wreck did all the things th«*
she commanded. She opened t*<«
package of sandwiches, apportioned
half of them equally and wrapped up
the remainder.
“We’ll need the rest for breakfast.”
she said. "Get your bucket out again
and draw some water I'm dreadful
ly thirsty. We'll keep that hpttle of
coffee until morning "
They sat under a cottonwood, ate
sandwiches and drank out of the
bucket. When it grew dark he wad
ed out to the flivver and switched on
-the-iights.- But they were pointed
the; wrong •'jtvayj so that the odven
turers received only ap indirect bene
fit from the glare He thought it
would be better if they transferred
themselvse to the other side of the
stream, but Sally said she had gone
as far as she intended to
“Do you honestly think you can
get that thing out of the water?”
she asked
He snorted scornfully
“Not that it's likely to be of any
particular use. even if you do." she
added. “I expect to he walking to
morrow “
The Wreck strode away among the
cottonwoods For once he seemed
anxious to avoid argument When
he returned. Sally had curled herself
up under the tree with the coat over
her. and was preparing for slumber
“Cetter get a coat and find your
self a place." she advised “We'll
need to make an early start "
"You d better sleep out in the cat.”
he said
"Why""
^ 1 l c II <4 11 l III II
along—'
Sh? laughed. he wax such a ridi.-u
lous tenderfoot, with such funny
ideas about the west
"What do you expect’ Indians'"
she demanded "No thank you I'll
stay here where I m comfortable
I've a gun anyhow, so don't \v*it> "
"Suit yourself." he answered, and *
an mstani later she heard him slosh
Ing in the stream
“You going to try to sleep in 'hai
car’" she called "Because r»u''l
u<**er get any sleep, tmng *** fold
yourself up in that "
"I'm not going to sleep." came his
irritably. "1 never do sleep
•mma. I'm Just going
to sft netv and keep watch that's
nil. It yot. want anything, hollei."
"i'll holier." she promised, ar.d
smothered a laugh
A few minutes latei. as she was
becoming drowsy, she kas^.a'ta'e
that ho n-»v" iiched off the lights
Aiici ihai veryadalrk under,
the cottonwoods., and fery qulc-',,
save for the cool rustle of the '
stream, which was ceaseless and
soothing Sally's last conscious men
tal effort was a dim hope that .some
thing would come along to give hint
a good scare; she wanted to find out
how he would react Perhaps a coy
ote might bark. But If a single coy
ote lifted his muzzle and. howled
within a mile of them. Sally did not
hear It She slept like a healthy
young animal
The Wreck felt something punch
Ing him between the shoulders. He
straightened up In the seat, slowly
opened his eyes, blinked them and
found the glare of sunlight dazzling.
The thing punched him again, and
he turned around Sally wait stand
ing on the bank, prodding, Him
with a long stick. •'$#$. . ’
"HI. you!" she called "Oo vyli
know It s after seven’"
"G' morning." said the Wreck, w
"Why didn't you call me?'
"Call you? I’ve been fairly yelling
it you. I’ve scared every J.'-ck-fab
bit in the county, but you never
budged. Is that what insomnia does
to you?"
"I must have Just dozed off," he
mumbled, os he yawned and stood up
lo stretch.
"Oh. yes." r'
(Continued in Our Next Ii
-ft
Fall Wear
Here Is a coal
phea* aim black
son seal, and the same
w wearing the coat
Have th« Plauet sent to your ad
dress for cne yea*. The cost Is only $2
00 per year. It will aid a Journal that
has served you ioi nearly half a ceu
tury - •„_—
All Admire Her
Lovely Hair
Few people who meet this beau
tiful girl know how she obtained
the gloriously lovely hair that now
makes her admired by all who
see her.
She says it was Exelento Quin
ine Pomade that rid her scalp of
all dandruff and made her hair
grow long, silky soft, and luxur
iant.- It made her hair fairly glow
with life and gave it a pretty,
glossy sheen.
She was so delighted with Ex
elento Quinine Pomade, she tried
Exelento Skin Beautifier for sal
low complexions and skin blem
ishes. She had used this remark
able cream but a short time when
her friends began complimenting
her on her clear skin and improv
ed appearance. ...
Anyone who wants lovely hair
and a beautiful complexion should
immediately purchase Exelento
Quinine Pomade and Exelento
Skin Beautifier. They can be ob
tained at 25j* each from nearly all l
drug stores, or will be sent post
paid upon receipt of price by the
EXELENTO MEDICINE CO.,Atlanta,Ga.
AGENTS WANTED EVERYWHERE
Writ* For PuticoUn I
Try Your Luck With This Deep One
The new puzzle printed this week was composed by Professor J. B.
Ross It has very good design and there are many subtle meanings in
tho antonyms and synonyms which make up the questions. Each of our
readers (who attempts to solve this puzrile Will have to watch very
carefully or they will find themselves in “over their ears” with mistakes
2
3
4
5
6
8
10
12
13
15
IT
18
20
22
24
2G
27
28
29
30
VERTICAL
City of Ark. (abbre.)
State (abbre.)
Girl’s name
Stay away from
Household article
United States (abbre)
Small bed
American expeditionary forces
Nothing
Day of week (abbm)
Obey
Not well
Caner
Organized living body
One who disdains
Tiny
Fracture
Boy’s name
Filthy place
Next to skin of man
A month
34 Every ,
35 Part of . . #. • • * -tu
37 A coiorer
38 Frame work of the body
40 To hinder
43 Pertaining to temperature
4 4 Long stick
4 6 Wager
48 A husband
4 9 Be relieved of
51 Personal pronoun
52 Toward
HORIZONTAL
1 A degree (abbre)
2 Southern State (abbre)
0 Insect
9 Not make-believe
11 Endeavors
14 Exclamation of pain
16 Famous criminal
18 Act
19 Afternoon repast
21 Product of trees
22 Wrong
23 Abbreviation used In arithmetic
25 Conjunction
26 Three consecutive letters
27 Neat (PI.)
29 Household implement
31 A naval ofTlcer
32 Above
33 Like meal * ' .
36 Fop
38 All
39 Bottom of river
41 Guide
42 Railroad (abbre)
43 Four base hit
45 Nickname used in civil way
47 Exclamation of question
48 One who warns
50 Again (prefix)
51 Abhor *
52 Print
54 Female domestic animal
55 Title
56 Domestic animal
ANSWER TO LAST WEEK'S POZZLE
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