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K^ep Hands Off Face- ey Carry Germs in Every Touch Timely Bleaching Suggestions for Tanned Skin By Josephine Huddleston FOR those of my readers who haven’t heeded the sugges tions for avoiding sunburn nd tan with their attendant crop of freckles, I want to offer some bleach ing sugges tions! Some times I think that the rea son we don’t I take as many precautions to save our skhs from exposure as we should Josephine Huddleston is that We know a rem edy lies just around the corner so .. . why bother? Of course there are dozens of prepared bleaches on the market and most of them are good If properly used. One of the main reasons why •o many of these bleaches do not bring successful results is that the directions which come with every bleach are not followed minutely. This Is essential if satisfactory re sults are to be achieved. 1 do think, however, that the dally use of milder, home-made bleaches will keep the skin free of tan and sunburn. Take the daily use of peroxide, water and lemon Juice, for example. This Is a splendid remedy if used consistently. To three tablespoon ful* of peroxide add the Juice of half a lemon and one tablespoonful of water. Stir the ingredients until they are well blended, then, after ■washing the face with tepid water and a pure soap and rinsing It thoi> oughly. apply a generous portion of this solution by patting it on the skin. Let it dry in. which takes about five minute*, then massage a light nourishing cream into the skin, removing it with a cleansing tissue or soft cloth after a few minutes. The clay or milk packs now on the market are splendid for bleaching out even heavy coats of tan. To use them the skin is cleansed with tepid water and a 'mid soap, the skin is rinsed thoroughly, the clay is smoothed over the skin and then permitted to dry. When dry remove the clay by wetting it with eold water until it is soft enough to wipe off with a very wet cloth. Massage a thin coat of light nourishing cream Into the skin, let it remain on for a few minutes then remove it. using the cleansing tissues or a soft cloth. Baking soda also makes a satisfac tory bleach. The skin is first cleansed as directed for the above bleaches. While the skin is still wet from rinsing off all trace of soap pat on as much baking soda as will adhere to the skin. Let the soda dry, then rinse It off with cold water. Be careful to keep the soda off the eyebrows and eyelashes or it will bleach them too. After removing the soda, apply a thin coating of light nourishing cream to the skin, then rub a bit of Ice over the face and neck until the ekin tingles. Remove the nourish ing cream and apply the following lot ion : Pour one quart of cold water over one teacupful of ordinary oatmeal and let this stand until the water becomes milky. Strain off the milky fluid and to it add the Juice of two lemons. Keep in a container that can be sealed when not in use. This oatmeal bleaching lotion •hould not only be applied after using the soda bleach, but may be used at any other time to keep the skin soft and white. I A Fashion Model’s Diary By GRACE THORNCLIFFE She Writes About Bathing Suits. XlilOM Palm Beach have come ll the designs for several darling -*■ bathing guit* which we are showing at the shop. ••Palm Beach!” you may snort— ••wh vvrr heard of any fashionable thing (except the inhabitants! com ing out of Palin Beach in the Sum mer time? Winter time. yes. Its the Winter playground of our con tinent. and everybody goes there to watch the style—but Summer! Don't be si I!” Which is where you are wrong, as I carefully explained to Helene yes terday. when she said practically those same word* to me. There is an untouched side of Palm Beach s fasb ,n revue—the "fashionable un dress" that It goe* in for in the Bummer time. jp, Summer Palm Beach chnses to go a trifle "native”—taking the dip from wealthy Northern visitors who flock to it each Summer to supervise the construction of new homes for the next Winter. Wearing bathing suits and cotton dresses and no hose on every possible occasion. fl had all thia Information from lust such a one—but I didn t let on to Helene—preferring to let her think that I had thought It ail out An outstanding feature of t1’10 mode of undress Is. of course^ the bathing suit, and many Palm Beach bouses are designing their own, which rival* in beauty any of the European or New York output. Iti merely supplying an enonnous n* tural demand—and doing It awiudy * As proof of their skill, there Is the perfectly darling suit I mentioned a rnnment ago—white kasha two-piece Srith cunning "Short." and a white blouse that had a ship appUque an<^ * other trimming of two gorgeo*. *1 Differing Wishes By Fanny Darrell I INNOCENCE and Sophistication! Starry-eyed Youth, lovely in her innocence, with the scent of Heaven still lingering around H her, adoringly gazes on Sophistication and wishes, oh, so much, that when she grows up she’ll be just like the Beautiful Lady with her jewels and gorgeous gown and mysterious perfume. And Sophistication gazes wistfully at Innocence and wishes the years would roll back and she might again be as Youth, who's envying and adoring her. But that’s the way of Life! When we’re young we’re wish ing the years would hurry that we can enjoy ail we read about and get fleeting glimpses of. And when we’ve attained the goal we’ve sought, we’d give our souls to return again to the peace and security of Youth. Differing wishes 1 Ah, yes! One wishing with all her heart for the Love of which she’s heard so much; the other, disillusioned and stripped of every Ideal, regretting the passing years. So pray for TRUE Love—unselfish, trusting Love that will last forever. Advice to Girls By Annie Laurie Dear annie uaI’riei: 1 am a girl of fourteen, the oldest of five children with a mother and father. What would you do If your brothers and sisters continually called you hunchback? I have been continually asking them to stop, but they Just laugh and say it more. I don't think they know how 1 lay awake half the night thinking. But what can I do? HUNCHBACK HUNCHBACK: From experience i know how brothers and sisters can make one feel. Hunchback. You know, when you're very young, you always do the things that are most tantalizing and that really hurt, feeling that it's “just fun." It Is for those who do and say unkind things, but not for the one who is the butt of such Jokes. As you say. your brothers and sisters don't real ize how badly they make you feel, but why not try Just ignoring them? As long as you show resentment to wards them for their remarks, they’ll continue to plague you. but as soon as they think you simply don't care, they’ll stop. Try when ever they torment you to laugh with them. L.augh at yourself, and they'll get tired of it and stop. And in the meantime, try to straighten up. Do some exercises which will help to strengthen your shoulders and take that stooped over appearance away I know you can do this. When you sit down, don’t slump In your chair Sit very straight: and when you walk, throw your shoulders back and you'll soon see a difference. White Flannel Bathing Suit 9 Bordered and Appliqued in Two Shades of Electric Blue. e shades of electric blue. New tell 1 me. isn’t that as trim as any Ken s York or Paris model? ■«arrrsfO>®C*VT5>w>1i!i-1 Don't Let Weather Upset Y By DR. LOUIS E. BISCH ♦ Eminent Psychologist. WEATHER conditions affect most of u* more than we are apt to realize. When it la cloudy, or when it rains, we are likely to be indolent, gloomy and dejected. Contrariwise, when the sun shines we are likely- to be active, glad and lighthearted. There is a reason for all this, of course. In dismal weather, for instance, the sky is overcast and familiar object* that usually clear and distinct are now blurred, shaded ami indistinct. This annoys us. Not being able to see clearly we have a feel ing of being shut-in and compressed. Our vision and hence our thoughts become limited. Our lives, indeed, become restricted. _ Another factor in making us “blue” is the dr LCMJIS t BISCH atmosphere which, in bad weather, is surcharged with moisture. This hinders the pores of the skin from breathing as freely as we are accustomed to. It produces a feeling of being ill at ease. It makes us restless, cross and fidgety. All of which body sensations tn< turn influence the mind and make worse the mental images received through vision. In bright, crisp weather every thing. of course. Is the opposite Clear weather being more usual, is the natural state Pronounced cloudy weather—suffi cient to dim the landscape—is un usual by comparison. Therefore cloudy weather produces an unnatural effect upon the body. There are those who enjoy bad ► .. .. weather, but they are exceptional Should such individuals be placed tn an atmosphere where bad weather is the rule they probably would not like It any more. The enjoyment they get Is that to be derived from contrast. We invariably get tired of same ness. even tf that sameness be good weather or anything els* that is beneficial to our general well-being When it rains, remember the plea sures of the indoors. Romances of the World s Great T ,<wprs By C0ZETTE pol1GLASS Aucassin and Nicolette. ONE of the sweetest romances' that has been handed down in song and story, is that of Aucassin and Nicolette. Aucaasln was the only son of the Count Beaucaire of Provence. France. A handsome youth, his father had planned great things for him and hoped that he would even tually marry at least the daughter of a king. However. Aucassin had met Nicolette and refused to listen to his father’s plans. Nicolette was one of the most beautiful girls in the town, but a nobody. The story goes that she had been captured as a child and sold Into slavery The captain of a regiment had captured her and brought her home to his wife, and they had learned to love her as their own child. The Count of V'alance. looking with envy on the lands of the Count Beaucaire. determined to invade th« land in an attempt to add it to his already vast possessions. Count Beaucaire urged Aucassin to be knighted that he might defend the lands, but Aucassin refused to do this unless he be allowed to marry Nicolette. This Infuriated the Count and he ordered Nicolette* foster parents to take her away or he would have her burned at the stake for having cast a spell over his son Nicolette’s foster parents agreed to send her out of the country, but their love for her was so great that they could not bear the thought of parting from her. They, therefore, placed Nicolette in a room in the tower of their castle and leaving her j an abundance of food, they sealed the room, placing an old woman with ; her to care for her. ‘ The captain and his wife then de 511 r Glared that Nicolette was lost, and of course, Aucassin was heartbroken He searched the forest of Provence for days, then gave up in despair The wily Count of Valance seized this opportunity to strike at the Count Beaucaire's lands, and Count Beauoalre. In order to force his son to fight, accused him of cowardice This produced the desired effect and first securing his father’s promise that after the battle he be allowed to seek Nicolette and should he find her to marry. Aucassin went forth to battle. All this time Nicolette was a prisoner in her tower room. Finally not being able to stand it any longer she watched her chance and while the old woman slept, let herself down from the window by a rope and sped to the castle of Beaucaire Aucassin was delighted at finding his beloved and they made a promise to Join each other within a short time in the forest. Nicolette went to the forest and built a bower and Aucassin Joined her there. Mounting a horse, they made their way to the sea only to be captured by the Saracens. Nicolette found on arriv ing at the land of the Saracens that she was the daughter of a king, and Immediately started in search of Aucassin. Disguised as a gypsy she returned to Reaucaire castle, to find that Aucassin's father was dead and Aucassin was the Count of Beau caire. Sending him a message that if he desired news of Nicolette to go to the bower in the woods, she went there and waited for him. ’ The lovers again met. this time with no opposition, and we are told that—as nil true love stories should end—they lived happily ever after. CBcrrtsht. IMS. Smw« Fwtim 8«nci. lac. on .Too Much A good book that Interests and stirs the imagination can accomplish wondera Hot weather is perhaps the hard est to combat. Cold can be overcome with warm clothing and a fire but someiines it is almost impossible to find a re freshing breeze. Hot weather also ennervates the mind as well as the body and makes us sluggish and weak. It seems strange that we do not refrigerate our houses in Summer as we heat them in Winter. Science, construction costs and business seem to be lagging a bit behind here. But don’t let weather upset you too much. When all is said and done It is the way one looks at things that counts. The mind is powerful. Use it to counteract a depressing outlook. Think cheerful thoughts' 'opyrlf hi. ISM N»««n«p*» feature Sarrtre. I Be. The Stars Say— For Thursday, Sept, 6. By GENEVIEVE KEMBLE. AN eventful day In personal as well as business associations Is the forecast made from an interesting congeries of planetary operations And while there may b« strongly opposing and delaying forces to contend with, yet there may be fresh opportunities In new fields Employment is tn jeopardy although the finances are fortified. In heart and home affairs things should be lively and pleasant Those whose birthday It Is may expect an eventful and enjoyable year notwithstanding some obstacles and delays. There may be new openings, possibly following a change of employment Personal affairs lake a predominant place. A child born on this day may be endowed with many social and intellectual graces fitting It for popularity and good position In life Around him like an army of satellites are innumerable genii; these preside orvr mundane affairs; they imprint their likeness on our souls.—Blavatsky. Helpful Hints Nearly everyone know* the value of buttermilk a* a beautifying bev *-rage. but unfortunately town folk cannot avail themselves of its bene ficial properties, as It must be ab solutely fresh to be of any use Or dinary milk is beneficial to the com plexion. and anyone who make* a habit of drinking milk daily will speedily find an improvement In her complexion. There are also herb teas and other beverages which act on the skin in various beneficial waya • • • Always buy a good quality of soap and starch. Buy the soap long enough In advance to give it time to dry out a little before using it. This will make It last longer For a small wash one ordinary-sized cake of soap should be sufficient. There Is nc economy in a cheap grade of starch. Get that which comes put up in | packages, not the loose starch, which i is pretty sure to be mixed with dust and specks of dirt. Dirty starch will spoil the most carefully laun dered clothes. GUARD YOUR EYES; INFECTION IS EASY Delicate Parts of Anatomy Should Be Preserved Against Agents of Disease VYrhich Ever Are Active. By ROYAL S. COPELAND, M, D. United States Senator from New York, Former Commissioner of Health. New York City, YESTERDAY I stood in a subway junction waiting for a train. A pretty young girl sat on a nearby bench. She was doing some thing that may ruin her looks and impair her health. Her busy fingers were rubbing her face and eyes, pinching the skin, pulling her lips and nose, fussing continually. My attention was held by her actions. She happened to get on the same train I took and sat opposite me in the car. Her activity did not cease. What she was doing reminded me of the movements of a professional giving a face massage. You must not put your soiled hands on your face. It is all too easy to convey the germs of disease in this way. The germs of influenza and other diseases of the breathing apparatus, as well as various skin diseases, ipay be picked up by the hands. I Kind Nature made the skin of the hands, par ticularly of the palm and finger tips, very thick, armour-like. You may get germs on those parts without having them break through the covering to cause damage to your health and life. As a matter of fact, you do gather up multitudes of germs and other offensive material. Under the finger nails may found such agents of disease. Soap and water, with much scrubbing, will wash away these dangerous substances. That is the way to dispose of them. I beg of you not to fuss with your eyes, nose and mouth. Harmful agents can enter your body through these organs. They are parts of the anatomy which should be guarded against infection and the entrance of infection. It is dangerous to squeeze and pick the skin with unclean fingers and finger nails. If you are bound to do these wrongful things, for i goodness' sake, wash your hands' thoroughly before beginning this, foolish attack upon your precious; skin. If ! had walked up to that thoughtless miss and told her to take her fingers off her face, she would have considered me a madman and perhaps called the polica So. of course, 1 didn’t say a word to her. but I am telling you and the thou sands of others who will read this that soiled hands should never, never come Into contact with the tissues of the face As I have said many times before, 1 have no particular objection to cosmetics. I do wish, of course, that everybody would lead such manner of life as to make the skin glow with health. Then artificial aids would not be needed. But if you do use cosmetics, don’t sleep with them. Cleanse the skin thoroughly with an abundance of soap and water. Never go to bed with a soiled face or with one coated with toilet articles. There is no objection to a final dab with toilet water, or a very light swabbing with a harmless cream. But apply them to a clean skin. Once more. 1 beg you to keep the soiled hands away from your face. They were not intended to find their ! way there. Cbcrrlsht. I all. N*w»p«d»t Feature Semce. Iso. Love’s Awakening Steadiest Woman, j -By Adele Garrison-— Marion’s Selfish Jealousy Causes Katherine to Become Alarmed for Lillian. Katherine is too close to me to feel compelled to hide her real feelings beneath the pro fessional mask with which her years as a nurse have armed her. There was real anxiety In her voice and eyes as she asked me if anything besides the Bnxtoo letter had dis turbed Lillian during the day. and the knowledge that she was worried broke down the reserve 1 might otherwise have felt at speaking of Marion's actions. “Yea. the has had rather a trying day with Marlon.*’ I said, "and an exciting one all around." “Do you mind telling me about ttr* Katherine said quietly drawing for ward a chair for me. “You know i wouldn t ask it if 1 didn't think it necessary for me to know what is troubling Lillian." “Why. do you think-7" I began. startled. “I think we may have another nervous breakdown on our hands such as she suffered several years ago, remember?'* Did 1 remember? 1 caught my breath at the memory of that time when Lillian's life and reason bung in the balance for weeks. **I see you do." Katherine com mented grimly. "Don't look so alarmed. The thing isn't inevitable, nor imminent. I'm sure we can ward it off if we can get at what's worrying her. But. if she keeps on driving herself with as taut a rein as she's using now. she'll take a header before very long." "I think the whole trouble lies in Lillian's adoration of Marlon and her exaggerated, almost morbid sense of duty toward the girl." 1 said slowly. "And Marion is aottng like a spoiled baby. She resents every familiar nickname Harry uses toward Lillian, every bit of comradely conversation he carries on with her." I retailed swiftly the incidents of the day. with Marlon's purposeful dawdling over the shopping. Lillian's effective discipline, and the girl's gracious capitulation concerning the motor car. “But she couldn’t keep it up.” I said sadly. “Whenever Harry spoke to Lillian on the way home, in that way be has. Marion's back straight ened as if somebody had Just thrust a steel bar down the length of her spine. Of course Lillian saw It. and was distressed accordingly." "Yes, I know that 'way' he has." Katherine said. "Pity he couldn't tone It down a little when he knows the effect it has on Marion. He ought to remember that, to a sensi tive girl, it's almost like having her mother die to have to share her with a stepfather Oh. I know, Marion ought to be switched soundly, but— I can see her noint of view, too.” ‘So can I. but I think you do Harry an Injustice. I‘ra sure he's doing everything In his power to conciliate Marion. And—I’m violat ing a confidence, but I must do him Justice—he was determined to go away—told me about It only a few days ago because he thought the situation was Impossible. I per suaded him to change his mind only by convincing him that Lillian needed him." "Which she does." Katherine com mented. "But Isn't that Just like a man—be ready for a big stunt of re nunciation like that and overlook the fact that he's constantly raising blisters on Marion'* Jealousy by bis manner toward Lillian. Look here, you've always had a lot of influence with Harry Suppose you tell him to lay off the ‘let's go-old-po!- stufi until after Marlon has gone tack tci school. * It's her innings now. let her have her mother as much as pos sible. In the meantime I'll take th« young woman aside and throw the fear of God into her about ber mother's nerves and health." (To Be Continued.) Ooorngbt. 1*38. Krwsptpci r*«tur» S#r»le«. Inc Home-Making Helps By Wanda Barton Shopping for Table Linens. FINE table linen Is always dear to the heart of the particular housewife. Beauty and dura billty are its two most important re quirements. Beaut) includes tea ture, luster, color and design. Dura biiity includes quality, purity ol fiber, weave and method of its fin ishing. The shape of the table, the amoun: of linen used weekly, amount of en ter taming done, must all be taker Into account in purchasing. A good quality damask is always satisfac tory. double damask is still better, it launders well, has a satiny appear ance, wears beautifully and is tht best buy for cloth and mat sets, 01 table squares. Linen and cotton mixed wears well also, but it never looks fine and nice, has little or nc luster, and needs endless boiling and bleaching to keep it white. Mercer ized materials take on a certain luster due to the process but the wearing qualities are not as satisfac tory as those of the pure linens. The formal damask cloth should be targe enough to allow an 18-inch fall below the edge of the table. The 27 inch dinner napkin has become gen eral for most tables though some still use the French 30-ineh size. But in double damask this is quite a lapful according to modern views. The breakfast napkin, used also for luncheon, is 22 inches square. The afternoon tea napkins are usually 13 inches square. All napkins, after the thread is drawn to insure even ness, are hemmed by band, or hem stitched. The embroidered initials or mono grams on formal tablecloths art placed on diagonally opposite corners, or at each end of the cloth at 18 inches from the edge of the table. Just beyond the serving dish. The Initials or monograms are four to six inches in height and heavily em broidered. A dozen and a half nap kins are usually purchased with formal cloths In case extra ones are needed Plain damask with wide satiny striped borders are always correct for formal use The new colored bordered linens ol different widths are very attractive, especially if the dishes correspond , with the border. Betty Discovers a Child of the Dark. ONE evening Betty couldn't seem to get to sleep. »« eh# crawled out of bed and sat down on the porch steps. The moon hung like a silver ball in the great blue sky. shedding a silver glow over the garden. Suddenly out of the shadows Hut tered a little creature. He hovered over a honeysuckle blossom just above Betty's head, unrolled his long trunk and thrust it deep into th# fragrant flower. • Well, of all things'.” mused Betty softly for fear of frightening the little winged creature away, "that's the prettiest butterfly I’ve seen fly ing at night for a long time. How funny! Guess he didn’t get enough to eat while the sun was shining »o he came out again.” M As he came nearer. Betty had a chance to take a good look at him. He was quite a large fellow, his body covered with fur. Prom where Betty sat. she could see he had fancy feel ers, ail curved and fringed. He plunged his little trunk-like tongue into one blossom after an other until he had sipped all li« wanted then he spied Betty and bowed very politely. "1 thought little girl* went to bed after sun-down,” he said, smiling a# only a winged creature can smile. "That’s the moon we see up yonder, not the sun.” “Goodness me. Mr. Butterfly.” laughed Betty. "1 know it’s th# moon. I might ask what you ar# doing out so late too. Moat Butter flies fly around in the daytime too.” "Well, now look here.” laughed th# winged creature, “don't get in# mixed with my cousins. I'm Mally Moth. Butterfly’s night-flying cousin." i "Moth!” exclaimed Betty, pulling her gown closer around her knees. "Then you’re the fallow Mama hates so dreadfully? The fellow who gets In and cats up our clothes :t w% don't put moth-balls in them?" "My dear I have my faults lik« everything else." mused Mally Moth, "But eating other folks’ clothes is out of my line. I know, you have me mixed with another cousin of mine. Haven't you ever seen a very tiny little while fellow flying around the house?" "A real small tittle fellow, white as i a ghost?'* questioned Betty. "Surely you're not going to tell me he is ths one who eats folks' clothes up? H« is so very very small.” "Just the same, that's the moth that does all the damage to folks* coats and dresses," replied Mally Moth.” “People think just because they are so very small they can t do any harm. Well, all I have to say. Is this, when you see one flying la the house, you'd better flip a paper in his face, or he'll chew holes in 1 your best coat. Now I'm really a Hawk Moth, by name. Funny how folks get the Moths all mixed up.” 1 “You'll Just have to excuse me." laughed Betty yawning, "I don’t believe anyone has ever told me th* difference. Anyway. Mr. Mally Hawk Moth. I’m mighty glad to know yota don't eat folks- clothes and if you'll excuse me. I'll go back to bed. I'm getting sleepy." and yawning again, f Betty crawled back into the hous« and tumbled hack into bed and be* fore you could say. “Jack Robinson,* she was fast asleep. OoctFOshl. IKS. KniMiw rtatsr* ths | Words of the Wise Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle wnich fits them all. i —Holmes. 1 Men's mind* are as variant as their faces. B’ftere the motives of their actions are pure, the op eration of the former is no more to be imputed to them as a crime than the appearance of the latter; for both, being the work of nature, are alike un avoidable. —George Washington. Suit the action to the word, the word Jfc to the action, with thia special observ- ™ ance that you o'erslep not the modesty of nature. —Shakespeare. Employment, and hard sh y? prevent melancholy. —Johnson. Music hath charms to soothe o savage bregst. To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. I've read that things Inanimate 1 have moved. And, as with Ihing souls, have been inform'd By magic numbers and per suasive sound. —Congreve. No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, ii who considers pleasure the highest good. —Cicero J --- .