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Hall the fl ) 9 useful mints II SHORT TRIP ETIQUETTE BY LUCILLE DAUDET. ,m O the conservative grandmother of I today, whose girlhood was care fully guarded, the lailty dis played by the young people during va cation days is nothing short of ap palling Her up-to-date granddaugh ter, w ho has earn-.d Iter right to carry a latch key along with her salary as teacher, stenographer, confidential clerk or salesgirl, telle grandma that this Is a progressive age, and grand ma is very apt to reply with some warmih that It Is a scandalous age. "Grandma's" forebodings arc not without some reason Of late years tho summer girl haB rather stretched the ropes of conventionality. She makes vacation or even summer days in town the excuse for doing thoBe things which In tho winter time she leaves undone, for accepting atten tions from men of a nature which she would refuse to accept In midwinter. She Is very apt to adopt a few open work manners along with her peek-a-boo waist, and bo today I want to talk frankly with oung girls, espe cially independent, self-supporting girls, about the favors, hospitalities and courtesies which they may feel free to accept from that interesting personage, the summer man. In the winter, when a young man takes you to the theater and suggests supper after the play you are most particular as to the restaurant named and equally particular about reaching homo before midnight. But In the summer, when the same man suggests an automobile trip, you 6top unques tlonlngly at any roadhouse suggested and the hour of your arrival at your own door seems to be a matter of su preme indifference. The glamour of the automobile seems to dazzle you to the demands of Mmo Grundy. If a man asks you to go automoiiil Ing you have a perfect right to ask the destination selected, and If the trip is to be a long one, to make In quiries as to your chaperon. The chauffeur usurps the post of chaperon only on a day trip. If a party of young people, say four or six, plan an automobile trip of several days, a married woman must be included in the party. If one man acta as host to the party, he foots all bills. If the men club together for the jaunt then expenses, Including those of the chaperon, are divided among them. In case of a breakdown which - threatens to be serious, the girl who has gone alone 'with a man and hie chauffeur, expecting only a short epln, will allow no atone to be left unturned to Insure her return to the parontal roof by night. If the man cannot repair his car, then he must care for the girl, sending to the near est town for a livery rig and seeing her on board a train for town. He Is then free to return and look after his car No carelessness In this case Is excusable Its a progreBslvo age Indeed, and even farm-houses have I telephones today j If the breakdown occurs at a point where It Is practically Impossible to II return to town, that Is, at a resort reached only by motor or boat and I the last boat has gone, then, If possl i ble, recall some friend of tho family I who may reside at the resort and ij place yourself under her protection ; over night. If all else falls (and this 1 emergency Is rare), you must wire to I your family of your whereabouts, go I to one hotel while your host goes to ' another and register a vow nevor again to motor without a chaperon. ThegJrl who goes unchaperoned to pafis Suturday aftornoon or Sunday at a nearby resort must be equally care 1 ful about train or boat service. It Is I much Bafer to paBs a few hot mo ments In the crowded depot or plor than to try to explain later on how you happened to miss the last train or boat. You may accept from a man an In vitation to attend a big ball game or sailing race, or sporting event of any I sort, In another town, provided It Is possible for you to make the round I trip in one day. If it la necessary to remain over night in order to witness the race or game, then you must either have a chaperon In your party or remain with family friends whllo ! In the other city. It 1b absolutely im possible for a man to eend you to a l hotel and foot your bills, even though I ho remains at another hostelry. It I seems as if such a word of caution were unnecessary, yet the news col- I umns of the dally papers toll how Klrls make such grave errors and end In tho dlvoice court. I I If a man you know well is stopping j In a distant city through which you 4 are to pasa on your vacation trip and suggests that he will bo glad to do - , the honora of tho town, this does not mean that you will be hlB guest, if V I yu stop off specially to give him tho chance to entertain you, then you ! must have a chaperon, if you are i obliged to remain for twelve 0r twen ty-four hour, you go direct to tho ho- J tel you havo selected, register for .V,. i yourself, pay your own bill and ac .. , ;( cept from the man only Incidental I I ' I courtesies, such as vlnits to the local I I I ij parks, amusement centers, museums etc. never falling to return to 'your y,S ntel at a reasonable hour ln any ( hotol of good repute, a girl of quiet I I manners may remain Indefinitely but V.Jj one who returns at all hour of the 1 night Is not considered a desirable K1-,- gt and more than likely she is lj irJ asked to leave. y&'tTIi A man who own a yacht or salllne '-fd Doal- nowover. small, will nercr ask 'V1 a RlrI WDom no respectB to make a fJ7.J trip with him unless a chaperon is ti4E&$ provided. This applies to the small 5sSW$ motor boats as well as big yachts JPJ Sometimes If the party Is quite large 'l!tws and RolnR out u9t for Saturday aft- yraLaji ernoon or Sunday, the girlH feel that S$J they can chaperon each other, but if HffiGn the sail is to cover even one night a Swft married woman must be Invited to ac- 13njf&) company them. it ion Would Ikr Beautiful P W Hands W: "COLLEGE WIDOWS" a I BY EDNA EG AN. THE "college widow" Idea is one which belongs to all places where men sojourn for a short time In big cities, ln small towns and often In country neighborhoods there will come now and then an at tractive stranger, who, banking on the fact that he has only a few weeks or months to pasB In that community, makes love to Rome girl, knowing that his departure will break off the affair without his having compro mised himself. That these cases are not rare Is proved by the letters which I fret from trustful and unsophisticated girls. One of them says; "I have had a friend who. when he was in town, came to see me every day and took me everywhere He did not ask me to marry him, but ln all ways he showed that he loved me Then he went away, and he has never writ ten." Another girl writes: "Was I too confiding7 When a man pursues a girl constantly, hangs on every word Bhe says and seems to think all the world of her should she hold back1 I didn't Do you believe because my friend saw that I cared for him that he ceased to love me?" It la not worth while, for girls whom men have treated 60 cruelly to trouble themselves with vain ques tions. Such men are not worthy of a thought, yet I know this statement will not satisfy. The girl who has been deceived will go on demanding an answer to the end of time, because women are loving, and, as a rule, they will not believe the worBt of mon. I would say to the college boy, therefore, who enters llghtheartedly Into a love affair with some Bweet lit tle maid ln his university town. "Ba careful." She may be more serious than you, and women are by nature more constant. You may destroy her Ideal of manhood and you would not like to do that. The flirtatious boy In the high Choo Is equally culpable. Ho has no ! right to fill the head of his feminine 1 school fellows with sentimental non sense; he Is too young to mean It, and, In fact, ho knows that he does not mean It. The older men who pursue a course which can end only In separation and I disappointment should have no quar-1 ter, no forgiveness. They know the ' world and their choice usually falls on young and innocent womanhood What Is comedy to them, the amuse ment of the hour, may be tragedy to the girl who Is too proud to show her feelings and who suffers In silence. It Is not only the hurt to a girl's heart, but to her pride, which makes the matter serious Often her friends and her family watch the episode with Interest. They cannot understand the I man's withdrawal The world does not take sufficiently Into account the' masculine cads who Inhabit it I .. TO those housekeepers who have numerous porch floors, walks etc.. to have scrubbed they win ! discover this suggestion of value The' scrubbing process can be done with 1 one-half the labor and better results by clamping an ordinary scrubbing lrush Into a rroo handle. ? f i I i O f II I TO mako sure that there Is no worm In the cabbage, after removing the outer leaves, place It in a dish of water which has been salted and add a tablespoonf ul of vinegar. This sends the worms out. A RAINCOAT should be subjected to a thorough cleaning periodic ally, and tho very best thing for such an operation Is rain water. With a brush and some soap wash as you would anything that needed cleaning, and after a careful rinsing, find a shady place for it to dry. PIECES of barrel hoops from ton to eighteen inches long are very useful to hang freshly Ironed shirt waists and littlo dreaseB ou. Put one end In the armbole. pass the oth er up over the line and put It in the other armhole. This keep9 them in Bhapo while drying, and several can be hung on a few inches of line. AN easy method of cleaning wine decanters or water bottles is that of half riling them with water and adding brown paper Bhred ded into Unj piece. The bottlos or ' decanters should be shaken vlgoroui' 1 ly for a few moments until the sod dened paper is reduced to a pulp, : when this should I" emptied out and I fresh water and paper substituted uu- til the glass Is once more clear. IE there Is not enough batter to -fill ell of the little gam pans the emp all of the little gem pans the emp 1 while the gems are baking Try nll I Ing them wfth water, i bis does not : interfere In the least with the baklrg of the gems When they ire done empty the water before taking out tho gems. If you will try thlB you win have no further trouble with discol I ored pans THE best way to clean oilcloth without making it look dull Is to use a clean flannel cloth I w rung out In warm water, then to wipe It off with a dry cloth Skimmed milk Is an excellent thing to use. aB jit gives the oilcloth a gloss without ( Injuring the surface Soap should ; never be used, as It fades the colors j and wears off the paint, and ammo 1 nia should also b avoided, for It makes tho oilcloth dull looking. DAME FASHION SAYS J BY MKS K1NGSLEY. IN cotton stuffs crepe weaves are particularly fashionable Illuminated leather trimming on ; Imgwie dresses is entirely new. The finger tip and wrist length jackets are expected to dominate. Sashes of bright colored velvet are edged with small silk or satin roses. The new suit coats are cut ln odd j fashion, with skirls frequently draped Some of tho new short suit coats are bolero In front and cutaway at the back Printed silks will hold a prominent place In the fashion of the present season. A reminder of summer Is found in the carriage parasols of white silk, with a cover of chanttUy or other black lace Maltese laee in the form of fancy j jokes and oaiUrs is extremely effec- the in dressing up an afternoon gown. I Considerable diversity of opinion' reigns r-gardlug slit or curved up skirts, which arc almost universal for - wear In the opinion of some, the Introduction of even the filmiest pettlcuat Just calls attenilor. I to what would otherwise merely be I a Charming, Inaggresslvp Interlude In ' , an otherwiso simp; scheme I U?D TV RLE MAWfRS. For the evening parly some hot re freshments are absolutely essential and for both aftcnoon Wxx6 evening the' refreshments are served at the tables Where the players remain whn the garnet are flnlslul In the average house the large card partv overflow! the parlor Into the reception hall, li brary and dining room, making a sup per table quite out of the question. PUDDINGS o POOR man's ric pudding This III made without eggs, which is ai great adantage to tli.. house-! hold that must economize on its BWeetfl Take four oiiiis of milk, one half cup of rice, salt to taste, one! half t.vtspoon "f powd-red cinnamon or four cloves, and one tablespoon of butter Vash tli'' nc i In n uhly and parboil it in a pint of w ater Drain It j Jr when half conked ami arrangs It In a baking d;sh. Aith the various other ingredients lightl) stirred In. 1 Serve with cream or rich milk and powdered sugar Bake this one hour. Indian menl pudding Take five cups of scalded milk, one-half cup of i fresh Indian meal, one-half cup of mofl lasses, a pinch of salt and one tea-l epoon of ground ginger Pour ths ! hot milk slowly over the meal. 8tlrl ring all the while, and cook it inH double boiler twenty-five minutes;! then add the molasses, salt and glngsrJ and put ine mixture into a but term. I baking dish and bake slowly for twJ hours If baked too rapidly this pud--ding will spoil Tin- ginger may bal omitted if this tacte is unpleasant, and cream Is an accompaniment to tin dish. Sweet potato pudding for four per j sons take two large sweet potatoes, peel and grate t.hc'iii raw Beat In j two or four eggs, molasses to make a running pawle. and as much po- 1 dered ginger as is liked. Bake the j pudding quite three hours In a slow oven This Is a favorite sweet In ths i south, where it is dubbed potato poon, which word is a corruption of j pone. Steamed apple puddlug Take two cup? of flour four t. i-prciis of bak ing powder, one-half ;easpoon of salt, two tablespoons of butter, threfl fourths cup of milk, four cooking ap- j pies cut In plugs. Mix and sift the! dry ingredients, work in the butter j with the fingers, and then add milk, J mixing this in with siler knife. ToM 1 the sponge upon a floured board, pt J and roll It lightly, and after piling the pared and cut apples In the cen- K ter of the dough, sprinkle these llb. K a little salt and nutmeg Gather ti: C dough round the apples, dumpling E fashion,, twist the ends tightly, and K steam In a double boiler one hour and K twenty minutes This must be served j I hot Any dried fruit .nay be used for L I the pudding, and a squecce of lemon k j juice will greatly improve the sauce, k WASH PAGS 0 1 IT is not known to ev.-r one that a soiled washcloth .ni do much! rniscle?, yet this Is a fact 1 A great many women never think of L washing their face cloths after evefflM time of using, but content themselveB with wringing them out carelessly i( i some women do not even think to dJH this and hanging them up on a hoofc S If a hook or nail isn t handy, pe-rhapl Jk they throw the wet cloth down Id III heap on the washstand Mend )QUj wa6. if - ou Mill to obtain or reUlM !a fair skin. as. when soiled water! and soap are allowed to remain in i one's washcloth and It i6 used time after time, the .) cayed soap and w collected matter will be rubbed oB g on the Bkiu. causing bla kheads i h pimples to put in their appearance, j Avoid the possibility of such a cam tastrophe by keeping the cloths whicS j g vou apply to your face as clean aa clean can be Kadi when yo finish laving the face empty the so l , W ed water out of the basin and renu. ( The washcloth should then be sub jected to a rub-a-dub-dub which Ui render It ammaculate. so to speak , What next? Why. rinse the cloth ib i fresfa water and hang It up to dry on I w a ' towel rack- which, by the war. should always be r,a, ed Is an abundance of freshalr and sub - Taking care of our washcloth tj ono way of taking ar nf your To clean knives and kettles a cork 1 used with scouring iroap Is T effective RICK should be washed In scvl.r'' waters before cooklnc It n" best wnv to do this is to ih. rice In a sieve and plunge It "P and down In a pan of water Hot w ter Is far better than cold for if l , rce kernel!, h ue been '-out. 1 " l" : paraffin the bol u itej in 15h. ."j M This Is iuipob-ibl itU tho col- j "TJ ter.