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v m t t I I THE WASHINGTON TIMES, WEDNESDAY; NOVEMBER 8, 1916. THE TIMES DAILY MAGAZINE1 PAGES ,A FewqfThe Most Useless Of Endeavors Not That W$ -Think For a Moment It Does Any Good To Print a List of Them, But We Have To Be Fu tile Once In a While Just To Keep Our Hand In. Futility Is the Rule of Life. Futilities. Trying to put n man's hat on for him. Telling somebody else why you voted for Hughes. Explaining the high cost of living. Coping election tcturns. Trying to show why sou prefer nn old dress. ng gown nnd a good hook to "a few guests Just to piny a little bridge with light refreshments." Refusing to go to the movies on the grounds that ou havo seen It before. t Telling how heavy the work Is at the office Just after having shod a poker chip. Keeping dinner hot from 3.30 until 8. Trying to make thin people believe that you arc unhappy when fat. Talking politics to one's own niothcr. Telling other people what to do for fovci blisters, bolli, tcothoohe. earache, lorns, AND Inquisitive friends. Tr.ylng to get by In u dress that Is three years old. ... Trimming jour own hat. Doing jour own plumbing. Trying to make a good Impress on on tho woman who s.iw jou go Into the nlre warm, smelly place with the knee length low-neck doorx. Trying to tell tho man with a six months' old baby how smart your six months' old baby if. Trying to make other people as muth Interested In your operation as jou are. Coaxing two hats to grow from the lame pockctbook where one grow before. THE CONDUCTOR. RECIPES Cream Potato Candy. One medium slie potato, baked, one and one-half pounds confectionery sug ar, 10 cents worth walnuts, chopped; add any flavoring. Tako a deep dish, dig out potato with apoon. knead In sugar and nuts with nands until thor oughly mixed, spread In pan and let set for twenty minutes, mark in squares. Macaroni Salad. Boll some macaroni for fifteen or twenty minutes, then plunge into cola water to set; make a boiled salad dressing, 'adding to It a little more cream than for ordinary sulad. .Mix this thoroughly with the macaionl and allow to stand for several hours. It Is a good Idea to mako this salad In the morning If It Is to be eaten at night. When ready to serve mix with It some plmentoes cut In small pieces, some celery cut small and garnish with stuff Ad olives sliced. This V. makes o very tasty as well as attractive salad to ' swve at Sunday night tea or during 'tho evening. Sweet Green Tomato Pickles. One peck of green tomatos sliced, six largo onions, sliced with one tea cup of salt sprinkled through. Let stand over night and drain off In the morning. Take two quarts of water and ' one of vinegar, boll the tomatoes and onions five minute. Dialn through a colander. Take four quarts of vinegar, two pounds of brown sugar, one-half pound if ground mustard, two table spoons of cloves, two of ginger, two of cinnamon, one-half tenspoon of ca yenne pepper or six green pepper choped. Boll fifteen minutes. This will keep good n year. If prepared accord ing to recipe, nndAli very good. Times Pattern Service. A plain but Srctty little resB, blend ing light nnd dark, color lively .tnd with novelty In the collui. A ranlncr In stltchod under neath tho front where the frock laces after slip ping on over the head. A belt brings tho full ness or tho skirt lection Into grace ful folds. long sleevo cufTs matching It In color. Tho dress can bo completed In one evening. The pattern of dress No. 045. cuts In sizes: ' 2-8 years. To make In size 8 re quires. Sli yards 30-Inch material and yard 36 Inch contrasting Roods. To obtain this pattern rill out tho coupon and enclnse 10 cents In utampa or coin Ad ! Pattern Dpartmnit, Washington Times, Munrey llulldlnn, V. ('. The Washington Times RUHrniitecs Die ,1c lUery of all patterns rent through this rer Uce, No itlerm can be ohtalnel In' person On k la needed for tho fllllnK of pnt tern orders. If patterns do not rome within that, time, notify this oftlco for udjustment, (BISK MUST III: PUT ON COUPON) Times Pattern Service. No, b. Name Street and Number C(ty and Stato No, 043. Size Desired... SLLJj 3 xsk-;rW What You Want j I '' JrB8& "' LflHHLaaw faBaBBDasBaBaBawaBav' TBanavLaflBaflLasBafli & jBaK5iaBBIaawHR9iBfilPaflBaaaBK ' VmwhrsVjBukbVH BaVsHflsaflBLjiBBB flBBaWaV DsBaBBsBaBaVBKsaBaBBBalBM ll'mlemood & I fiilrrttooill A Suit of Dark Green Broadcloth With Generous Trimmings of Beaver. The Wide Pockets Are a Mode of the Moment. The Atlantic City Suffrage Convention. In this fall ot j1G a mctnoiablu con vention I1.11 been held, uhin 3,Wti dele gates, nlti-rmitt. and guests of the National Ameilcah Woin.ui Suffuge Association assembled ut Atlantic t'ltv. The opening speech of Mrs. Can le 1 - 1 i-liapiniin Cutt, tho PH.'liltnt uf the KU'iit National Stlffiuge OigauUallnu, was a elation call to seiMce. Willi tin tiling pot tent and with luspiilng emivlptlfltl mIio rtli.,l "Thrt ......... ... . , .......""' I IIUIII IIIH nuilt'H IlllUllglOUl Illl' I c.oe. significant deliberation, .of the nix uiijn viiniiTuncc 01 me suriiuge le.idirs from every statu In thf I'nlon, the woids tcvei berated "Tills Is tho ' woman's hour" As hundieds of dele-1 n.la.i ImuV ,.m ticl. . I . .. .. .1 . ., ! r,..f i,,c u,i.- ,..,,-, it, iiiiuui ens nt thousands of tlieii suffrage constltu- eius in uveiy i ungies uon u anu as- sembly district In this countiy, they I havo cairled the word which has made heaits beat higher and more dauntless- ly. which has fired brain with purpose and steadied hands for woik. "This Is the woman's hour'" Tho whole our- frage movement Is geared higher Mrce the Atlantic City convention. From "The Woman's Hour," by Iluirlct Hur- ton I.aidlaw, In the November Km urn. The Alphabetical Dots By CLIFFORD "What did jou do ubout brcukfusi .l...l ...... ...1.. ...A .1 1 ... I... nHA I uaiveii iiiuiiii, ivnu ivii 11 j hiiv ivi un detail cscapo mm. "I was pretty hungry," answered his father, "and I had heard that the Indians cat piuirlc dogs, so I determin ed to shoot one. Hut when I shot him ho tumbled back In his hole. I hunted aiound until I found a long stick and tiled to get him out. It was no use, N K ' v. Aids Nature to Sleep Ward Off the Poisons That Waste Ones Body 4 By DR. LEONARD S WHET sleep hold to man's lips a goblet brimful of u prophylactic draught from the fountain of pre vention. It casts Ita sable robe (upon the various movement of tho hu iman machine nnd turhs off the faucets I of leakage at the opportune Instant, when wear and tear arc about to dam ago the nlco bnlanco of life. When dawn I succeeds tho restful night, sleep has re wound tho wires and greased tho axles to guard against tho friction of tho com ing day. Until sickness chokes the pipes, till .futlguo clogs tho spokes, till Indiscre tions or excesses ehaust tho tissues of 1 tho breaking point, this seamstress of I tho rnveled sleeves of caro la ablo to jknlt up the seams. Onco, however, you are overtired ana nave uccomu neu-tuu-Bumtng, sleep files away, nnd Insomnia, the demon that presides over great tis sue wasto and drain, broods upon your kanntomy. Guards Against Contagion. Stratum new discoveries about the physiology of Morpheus bear witness to tho truth of the nursery rhyme: Sunlight, air, work, and repose, Slam tho door on the doctor's nose. I That Is to say, sleep Is actually a pru- vcntlve vaccine, not a restorer, as has been universally Ihougiil. j-roressor Kohs. the experimental psychologist of Pttln.irn lin nnntntlrlM thllt ltlftt hCt Is fl. I more perfect function than reason, I points out that sleep Is protective like I Immune vncclnes, serums, nntl-toxlnn, .llko the Incubation period of Interval I between the "catch ng" of measles and 'Its manifestation ten days or two weeks I afterward. In other words, the nocturnal Jtroco cf eight hours which nlmost every one courts, or at least Invites after tho di s ' wnrlr niwl nl.iv. (s used by tho living I.." ..: . .. ... . , fabric to anticipate, me invasion oi uiu enemies of energy and health. Th's Is a revelation, I take it. Most of us have been agreed that sleep s I nature's second couise; chief nourishcr In life's feast, that It stole upon us by virtue of fatigue, toxins, poisons made by sweat of the brow, travail, lassitude, prostration and weariness fowling louiti ne lunner irum uiu iwi facts. Instead of "thed nature's svvocl icstoror," "the heavily leaded Ids fall because the senses, by Instinct, cense :o lespond to it-petitions and stimulations, which extend for too long a time If. when this moment of dozing arrive, ou allow vouiself to sink Into gentle slumber, automatically tho tissues stop lighting the battles of the day. and take upon tlnmselvcH the nightly task of inaniifactuilng vaccines and ana toxins. Early Sleep Best. Ohvlousl), sleep does not uccoutre and lelU a spent frnme. It does not leln state loxt substunee or leficsh the used mi tissue Juices. What It does do Is to plug the buiiKholes and turn off the --. . . spigots of the out-rushing lotients 01 blood, bone .mil mum. It must he plain from all this that one houi of repine befoie midnight Is (UsilnotK mole helpful than much more nfier thiil nolnt of dlxlslon. Its litun? is the same n that of un kind or '.,,v. The sooner a leak Is plugged " """. .".I.! 1. la. a m tl.O... nt 7tlon 'VnS"'?.' "Atlon" 'fronT'tho economy whole it is. til stltlon "i hour of if rrefore. bv no means n supni fnlliii to Insist that eer iHt tiin thouuh sleen does not .. h .. n. .!. ..nil kAfnra n.l.l. ill onie itr"ei in " " jiw .....- i night not onb sacs that much con- sumption 01 uaiu, um i inmn double the lime for making protective iinMdntes for tho nexr day's losfeB. Sleeplessness can now be better under- stood. It Is n vicious elide, which grows In geometileal proportions. To icmnln up late with the mistaken Idea that ou "might as well sta up be- cause sleep is not possiblo nnjliow," Is to make our Insomnia piogresslve Thcie Is no time for antidotes to b LEON SHERMAN. ..... milium that 1 lost my uppetlte about then." "Why?" asked Tommy. "About that time." Bald his father, "something came out of that hole. It was a ." (To complete flip picture draw Ntrnlitht line from the dot marked A to (he dot marked 11 and so an throuKh the alphabet.) I (Copyright, UU, by John N. Whetlcr, Inc.) KEENE HIRSHBERG. mndn in nnrin.i.. nf r. rim iiruhnt IsJ h. I2.K5 i1 , r .. ?..?.PJ ?.,u.?1 that waste poisons nccumulato with nothing to neutrally thorn. Nevertheless, Insomnia Is curable. One of tho worst examples ever recorded, which hod tasted thirty years, wn cured by keeping tho victim la bed for thrro months, without massogo or any muscular exertion, and a simple diet. Evidently tho solution of sleeplessness Is nulot and Inactivity, with a disregard or nil work and play and tho casting of nil physio to tho dogs. (Copyr1!, 1. by Newspaper feature Service). Clean Metallic Laces Since the metallic laces are much used this autumn, readers will be glad to know that thev mny bo reat Jv brightened up after tarnishing, i.sv them on a flat surface, use n good brush, not too stiff, and brush well with sliver polish. Hub off with chamois or soft cloth. Careless. A black storm had come up suddenlv. Great crashes of thunder were followed by a rattling shower of hailstones nn big as marbles. Llttlo Edna clung to her nurse In nffrlght. "Never mind, flimr a.tlrl tho mirsn "Clod Will tllko mrn nt urn ' "Then why Is lie frowlng tings down ,"i " mini nsxea me cnuu soueriy. Small Weekly or Monthly Peter Grogan & Sons Co. 817-819-821-823 Seventh Street N.W. Every Article in One .of Our Representative Values A very rich-looking, overstuffed Parlor Suite of threi pieces. The hnndsome tapestry with which it is upholstered i of fine quality, attrac tive in pattern an coloring. Reduced from $65.00 to $42.50 m SHtSaBaBaBaHalBaBaBaBaB V The "Comfy" Chair This Is n chair In which you can tnke real comfort. The frame Is veiy substantially constructed, with strong spring seat that will not sng. The all-over upholstery is u good-looking, durable quality of tan Imitation leather A $15 Value for $8.75 Bargain Values in Rugs and Carpets Good Rugs and Carpets have so advanced in price that few people realize the bargain value of our offerings. We contracted for tho largest order ever plnccd by us before the rise was materially felt, and you'll benefit from this foresight if you buy from us. Just a few specials will give nn idea of the money to be saved here: $1.25 Rag Ruga, 27x54 in ' 85c $1.75 Wool Fiber Rugs, 30x60 in $1,25 $2.25 All Felt Rugs, 30x60 in $1.45 $2.50 Velvet Rugs, 27x52 in $1.85 $5.25 Velvet Rugs, 36x72 in $3.95 $17.50 Tapestry Rugs, 6x9 feet $12.50 r - ' rr.it- . The Chaperon Dear Chaperon: Plcaso publish some games sultnblefor a party. I should llko ono flower gamo. , BLUE KYES. ONE game that I know or which Is usually vory good to start things la n itrnwlnir irntno. nilndfold iir iramc. each guest In turn nnd have him draw and havo him draw from memory. Try a picture of a pig from memory. Try to arrango so that ho will bo In tho c.ntr of tho room at a little table so that the other guests can sco the draw ing progress. Do nor let tho person see ins own uinwing until iney nre. an aone, nnd then appoint Judges from those who have not drawn pictures, and give foolish prizes for tho best and worst. Here Is your flower game, and It Is called n garden contest: Tho list may be written In booklet form, and the outside cover made In the shape of a flower, If tho hostess Is at all gifted In tho use of water colors. 1. Wounded 'door bleeding heart 2. Worn by a clever animal foxglove. 3. Tlmo for afternoon tea four o'clock. (. Easy way to get rich marigold. 6. Worn by women lady's slipper, 6. nerds phlox. 7. Property of a single man bache lor's button, 8. A parent poppy. 9. What you did this morning rose. 10. A rooster's 'article for tho toilet coxcomb. 11. lllack-oycd Susan daisy. 12. Sweetened letters sweet peas. 13. Roalloped edges of cloth pinks. 14. Part of the eye Iris. The Chaperon will nnswer Questions of In terest to readers of this paper They should be addressed to her, care of th's office, Willie's Philosophy. "Willie, when did you wash our face last 7" "Mother, don't let's bring up the past." Payments Our- Store Is Plainly Price-Marked With Figures j,e tj t f?irT aTs'frtYefi f .ft.r"SJsss-s-aaVs"fiTii? A Dining Table That Will Give Satisfaction A good-looking, serviceable Din ing Table of colonial design. It Is of polished golden oak, with heavy .pedestal, solid legs and ex tends To C feet In length, A Great Value for $7.85 Old Houses. There are ghosts In all old houses Whom peopIA novcr sec, Ilocause they're healthy, happy ghonts, Who dwell contentedly. Thero nre lovers In old houses Who never cease to love: Thero nro mothers rocking babies In the chambers up above. There are ghosts of llttlo children A-scnmpor overwhorc, A-swann about tho sitting rooms A-scramblo on tho stair. And where the fire shines brightest In the cozy Ingle nooks Sit old Indies with their knitting And grandfathers with their books. And when-ou leave nn old house You mny think that you are through, Dut the ghosts are all rejoicing, Kor your own has stayed there, too, D. U. C In Ornnd Itaplds Press. The PostoiTice. i It's the sccrctest thing that ever you know! It's down In tho Porter iipplo tree; Nobody knows It but Maggie and me, And our fathers nnd mothers and sis ters nnd brothers And aunties and uncles and one or two others, And you! It's our own llttlo postofflcc boxt It'h n dear little, queer llttlo hole You won't tell a soul? And wo drop down It whatever we please. In a secret place, one doesn't need keys And locks! Our mall Isn't like grown folks' quite: We send posies and apples and pears. And things llko that, for which one cares Wo shan't mall letters till by end by We don't care to. Maggie and I Can't write! -St. Nicholas. No Notes to flaHHBaMBBat BaBaBaBaBaBaBaBSBaBaBraBaBaBsaff BBaBsaBsaBsaBsaBsaBsaBsaBrVsBaBsaBssal sBaBBBBBBBlTftf.rEPHB' BCjvTr?,"MT"y' jBayvljTiSSSSSSSSal Largo Dresser and Chiffonier of highly polished, beautifully grained tuna mahogany; fine construction and finish; spacious draw ers; mirrors of heavy French plate. Each Piece Formerly Priced at $45.00. Special at $33.50 ach ,SsaBBa9BaBBBBVBaBBBB9aMBBBaAr JUTTOsT f MjW Blanket Specials In white and gray pink and bolder sires for largo beds. 111.041 qualities, now SiW qualities, now $.1.00 qualities, nonr s,".l)0 nool nnv, linn Our tine All-Felt Mattress of tegular $15.00 (Uiility, $10.00 l'illowH covei l with heavy Amos kcag. ticking; soft feathers; 18x27 Inches, roduced fiom II. GO to 95c . ., .1 4b ' . L. ki . IU JitC ui nickel platen stool blndo (for tound or square cans), ebony han dle. -1c - W BPUNflTIH gqUABE CANS ! I MSffKtf How Three Girls MayWin$iO,000 I T Isn't every girl who gets paid for her cooking, Kw, Indeed, aro those WnOMft tl! I nnrv stnriH - ar vnliisxl nt lio.ooo for single meal. In New york thero are fqur girls whose grand motherwho may prove to be a fairy godmolhrr, alter nil !eft them IIO.OM spleen whenever they were able to cook an clglit-coursc dinner for twelve per fl)"i T'd Is not tho only condition, i.ar-h giri must wear a gown of her own making when she does the cooking One young woman, Miss Kllcn Zlns ?Yr!.W0 ncr money on her seventeenth Jr,MV 'at June. She Is now n Junior no.8m,t"i I,er sister. Miss Peggy Zins ser, !s also nt Smith, She wfir not no seventeen until next' Mnrch. however. f.P'.ii " .not nll?wl to try for the mon-jy until she, reaches that age. .1.. i ". Uf,tep Zinsser, a Hryn Mawr ?.;ii .. '.iic,.KhtCpn ya oI1' n,n" ts wall until her next college Vacation be foro preparing her tes dinner. The last Si- l'Pu,VJMt s-rnnddnughter Is seven-ycar-o d Mnrgaret Zinsser, who has ten years to prepare for her prize. - ri,V.r.yc.ftr" ,nro Kve th0 Klrls lu ?,hJch . tTy tor the money, from ths tUivm.'. ""''even teen until their twenty-first birthday. Ice Box Cakes. Ice box cakes arc new and cosy t make. Use two dozen Isdyflngcrs, two bars German sweet chocolate, four table spoons hot water, four eggs beaten sep arately. Pour hot water over chocolate, let It dissolve, boat In yolks, then whites. Lay ladyftngers In shallow pn.n, a layer each way. Pour chocolate over each layer, let stand until It stiffens. Cut la squares or long, narrow pieces Put whipped cream on top. This will serve twelve people. Sign, No Interest Charges You Can Read blue 110c S1.7S H'.'.SO 1.1.7 Large size heavily con structed Iiuthroom Stool, finished In white enamel 85. tho niade 2i Inches; gold nnd polished, plain hnndlo, S Inches lu length. Star. 12-nuart genuine Indurated Fiber rails. . U .M.U - U V . Uw. Midi., of convenient sUe, regular (1.00 values. 59c r'r"' - f"" ic I VlBBaaaBaBaV