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I Looking for a “Bug-a-Boo” Winifred Black's Topic Today Poor Kate—Ever Since Childhood She's Been Search* ing for the “Boo" that Makes Her Cry—!S’otc It's the Pretty Stenographer at Jim's Office. KATE is having a terrible time. Nobody knows what it's all abont—but we all know there is something. Poor Kate. ' I met her in the street the other day and it took only one or "'’■'t tt"’ ti^nee to see that Kate had been crying—and crying hard, too. And that night when I called her on the ’phone her voice sounded so sort of pitiful and lonesome. And she’s just sent word that she is not coming to the week-end party, she says she is a little tired and her doctor insists that she must rest. Will she really rest I wonder? Not if I know Kate. She’ll cry, and she’ll wander through the house like a ghost. She’ll turn on the radio, and if that is too cheerful she’ll sit down at the piano and play all kinds of sad songs, all about partings and farewells, and forgotten. ,,_ . ~ and alone—and she’ll sing them, too, with the ^ WlNITREPBI/lCrC darlingest ouaver in that sort of low sobby voice of hers. pT I wonder what it is all about, anyway. She’s a good soul—dear Kate, with her moods and tenses, a really good soul. I’d like to help her if she needs help. I spoke to her best friend about it last night and the best friend l laughed. ♦___ Boor Kate, she said, ahe s Just j having the "megrims,” she has | ! them ever so often, the Aunt that brought her up says she’s hid them ever aince she was a ; baby. “When Kate was about two I i years old,” said the aunt, "she ? used to trudge up the stairs to , ; the attic and atand In a dark i comer and look Into a great 1 pair of cavalry boots that some body had left there. "And as she looked Into the great boots—they were almost ; as high as her head—her per fectly foolish chin would begin to quiver and Kate would twist her chubby face all up into a knot and begin to cry. "And there she’d stand and .j cry and cry till somebody came J and got her, and all she’d sav was: • “ ‘Boo—oh Boo In ere, scars baby. Boo scare baby.’ !"And she'd cry and cry, and tremble, and point up stairs to the dark corner where the boots stood, and we’d have to tell her fairy stories about lovely sunny meadows, and fairies dancing in a ring in the silvery moonlight before she’d forget about the 'Boo.’ "But the very next time she got a chance, up the stairs she would trudge to go into the dark corner and stare into the tall boots and look for the 'Boo,’ that made her cry.” There’s nothing the matter with Kate right now. she’s just been looking for the "Boo’’ again and found it. Probably it’s the new stenog rapher at Jim’s office. Now Jim doesn’t even know the stenog rapher is there, except when she is takii.g dictation, but Kate saw her the other day and she is pretty and there is something about her, don’t you know and— "Boo in ere scare baby/’ says Kate. And I’m willing to wager that’s all there is to it. Poor Kate—oh, well, I hope the "Boo" will never really get out of the boots, and reallv scare baby. But I should think poor Jim would sometimes wish Kate would realize that there really Isn’t any "Boo” at all. Shouldn’t you? Coprrtfbt. Uil, Keewe Tmtm hnbi. 1m. Your Child's Skin _ Bt JOSEPHINE HUDDLESTON _______________ Don’t Try to Remore Soft Dotcn on Daughters Face and f T Arms, Warns Authority, for It May Lead to Real Superfluous Hair Problems in Later Years. r MOTHERS, particularly those who have themselves experienced the trying problems of superfluous hair, worry much over the fine, downy growth which appears on the arms and faces of their daughters. There is danger, however, in tampering with this soft fuzz. Wrong methods of treatment will en courage it* gvowth and result, in later years, In the very condition Mother sought to avoid. The most important factor in the entire ao cailed superfluous hair problem is determining when hair is superfluous. Certainly the fine, soft fuss is not superfluous hair, since it is Nature's way of protecting the tender, delicate skin of children from the elements. As we grow older this fuzz is rather more apt to diminish than to become heavier unless tne wrong cleansing methods are used. Compara tively few mothers use creams for cleansing the skin of their young daughters, but even soap and water should bo given with great care. After cleansing, make sure the skin is rinsed thor f, ___oughly bo that all soap is removed too. J05EPKlM£hUD0tf$K# . Should your daughter show unmistakable signs of actual hair development, follow what ever cleansing method you use, with boric acid skin tonic applications. This is not a remedy for superfluous hair, but since the formula con tains witch-hazel, which contains alcohol, it removes all traces of any previously used preparation which might be causing the fuxx to develop 4-In to hair. The Stars Say— For Friday, April 2.4. By GENEVIEVE KEMBLE. LIVELY and possibly turbu lent day may bs anticipated in both business and personal affairs, according to the predominant lunar transits. Although the aspects ars of a generally fortunate com plexion, yet the predispoeltlon toward impulsive and tempestuous conduct should be held in restraint If the presaged benefits ars to bs permit ted te accrue. The energise will be ) under high pressure, with a ten . dency to rush, headstrong and head j long. Into difficult places. With taurines* and self-control all may be ! turned to advantage. Those whose birthday it is are on I the eve of a lively year in private and buslseos affairs, but there are ) certain perils to be encountered by * a tendency te rash, hasty and tumul } tuous conduct. With self-govern ment and moderation many profit able situations may bs developed and ! the urge to bold strokes made for I tuitous. A child bom on this day should be resourceful, energetic, versatile and socially accomplished, but It should be given early training and discipline In soif-government and complacency. This skin tonic Is mad* by addin* together equal parts of boric acid so lution and witch-hazel. The boric acid eolation Is made by adding twa heaping teaspoonfuls cf boric add crystals to ©no pint of boiling water. Stir until the crystals have dissolved. Then, when the boric acid solution Is cold, add one pint of witch-hazel. The use of any kind of depilatory should be viewed as detrimental to the beauty of a young child. None of these preparations permanently destroy the growth and there is am ple time to determine whether the fu*» will decrease unaided as time goes en. If it should really become beauty destroying by the time the child la In her late teens, the problem can be met then. It Is entirely pos sible, you know, that any day now some absolutely safe and reliable method that permanently destroys actual superfluous hair will be placed within the hands of those who need It. Ia any event, except tinder most unusual circumstances, more harm than good will result from tampering with this condltlen In a child. I've had so many letters about this during the years I’ve been writing on beauty and every mother should definitely realize that beauty treat ments which are effective and bene ficial for aduIts are not always ac ceptable for ths growing child. After all. we've become very care ful not to give infants certain fords until their development Is such that they can assimilate them properly. The sunt solicitous and Intelligent care should he used In beauty prob lems for children. The Jewels of Youth jjj^|j| fei:.»llillli‘i By Fanny Darrell \W/, Q- , * Three-Minute Journeys By TEMPLE MANNING Tuggurt—A Sahara Detert Totcn. Although most of the world Is becoming modernized, and even North Africa has not •scaped "progTe».•, the camel trains of years snd centuries ago still wend their slow way across the desert. From oasis to town to oasis they go. connecting all the various scat tered settlements of the Sahara Des ert country. Today we are going to visit a des ert town—Tuggurt. or. if yeu prefer to add a couple of letters. Touggourt —In Algeria. Here many of the cross desert camel trains stop, either te trade their goods or to load with sup plies for other desert spots and their own wanderings. Tuggurt Is a relatively eld elty— old enough, at any rate, to have had originally a meat and to be protect ed by a wall. Nomadio brigands have been a menace to small Sahara towns for many years and even now, there are vague rumblings gnd fears every now and again. There are two gates in the wall around Tuggurt. and Just inside the northern one Is the huge square where the camel trains unload their cargoes or are made up. Here the Moors in their turbans and flowing white gowns buy and sell and trade their goods. Here the shepherds com* with their wool after the clip. Here vast quantities ef dates are bartered. j S'omadlc Shoo* -r«TT " All • round the town of Tuggurt the land Is fertile. It Is really an extended oasis. In addition to date palms, the land supports mans* herds of sheep, which ars raised not only for their wool, but for their meat as well. In fact, in all of the fertile valleys and plateaus which dot the Sahara there will be found flocks of sheep Their nomadic shepherds form one of the most interesting classes of Al gerian native. They are the true nomads, for they own only the clothes they wear, the pets In which they cook their food and the tents which shelter them from occasional rain and the more frequent sand storms. They receive their pay in goads and sheep, with a mere pit tance In money. The sheep snd goats of Algeria present a peculiar sight. It ie cus tomary te daub with paint the sheep which have been marked for a cer tain fate. Thus ths ones whoso weel Is exceptionally good will be striped down the back with ene color, while those which should be marketed for meat are smeared another tint. Set ting off these bright colors will be the black wool ef some goat Even In the more fertile spots ef the Sahara there is not enough veg etation to support a flock of sheep for long, snd the shepherd's task Is to move with his charges from one spot to another. These treks often amount to hundreds ef miles In the course ef a year. Household Hints Now that the more complex “dress maker” (rocks tre returning to fa vor there Is sure to be a revival of the old problem of sewing on new hooks and eyes when the old ones become ruetjr. A rusty hook and eye not only is bard to fasten but it stains the fabric. But right now. when you aro making the first of these new frocks, try boiling the hooks and eyes in strong soda water before sewing them on It will pre vent their rusting and save much annoyance a littlo later on. IBRAXT youth that gazes out on the world with a calm, serene gaze. Happy youth that laughs the hours away secure in its beauty and appeal. Careless youth that fritters away golden momenta that never will return. Youth, the precious gem of life that so many of us hold so cheaply until we discover that it is gone and no reward or effect can bring it back to us. The gems of youth do not need a background of costly fabrics to enhance their charms. They do not need soft lights to capture and send forth their lustre and sparkle. But they do need guard ing from Time, he who comes so silently a-treading and filches his loot even as we watch. And so, guard well the precious jewels of youth that you may make the most of them. Love comes a-riding where youth beckons. And all the precious diamonds, rubies and emeralds ever mined from the dark recesses of reluctant earth were never as bright as the love light that shines in young Beauty’s eyes when she hears the call or vouthful love, love eager and impetuous in the glory of the realization of life. Even though Beauty wear a simple little frock, a little wooly hat that barely covers her glistening curls, •he will never, never again look so beautiful as she appeared in the Springtime of her love. The years may bring wealth, wealth that can buy precious gems and lovely clothes, but all these are but drosa compared to the jeweled splendor of youth. Love’s Reawakening By ADELE GARRISON A Blotc-Out Is Fate's Medium for Bringing the Travelers Face-to-Facc tcitli—Philip I eritzen! 1WAS raging inside at the fate' which had brought about an en counter with Philip Veritzen Just when I thought I had successfully evaded him. I waa worried, too. about Mary, who muat be almost smothering beneath the blankets un der which she hsd dived at her first sight of him. Bhe would not actu ally smother, of course, but she would be most uncomfortable. I put aside thoughts of her as one of the garage men came to the side of the car and looked Intjulringly at me without speaJdng. "I have a blow-out.” I said. “Will you attend to it. please?” "Do you Just want the spare put on or shall we fix the tire that’s gone?'* i "Cotltoad^ I debated for an Instant. How long would Philip Veritzen hare to remain In the garage with the car, over the engine of which Otto and a mechanic were bending with the so licitude and deference due a costly bit of mechanism? If he were sched uled to remain seme time I would ■imply hare tie apare tlra put on and stop at the next garage for the other repair. But if ho were going directly out—Lillian murmered a reminder In my ear. ••Mary," she said. *'Juat put on the apare." T aald. and added mendaciously. "TV# only have a little way to go." because of the aversion I know garage men have for trifling Jebe Then I handed him a liberal tip with a request to be as quick as possible. He sprang to his work with gratifying alertness, and I leaned back against the seat, care fully keeping my eyes averted from the ether aide of the garage, where Lillian had Indicated my employer was standing. Then Lillian spoke quickly in the almost inarticulate murmur te which I am accustomed "Coming thia way. Got ready. Look at him." Evidently the great man realised that we had seen him and that any ignoring of the fact would be ridic ulous. The next instant I heard his voice, beautifully resonant as ever— he has wonderful tone, diction and modulation—an actor's voice, and something more, something which sets it apart as one of the half dozen really great voices upon the American stage, though it has heen many years since he appeared in a role. "What wonderful good fortune, Lillian. Mrs. Graham! To think of coming on you up here in this sec tion ''What's wrong with the section?" Lillian demanded saucily. "Small hpox epidemic? We haven't seen a thing amiss so far." He laughed, but there was no mirth In hia voice, and I. who had conned his moods and tenses with fair diligence during the past two years, guessed that he would have given much to have snarled a dis courteous retort at his old friend. ‘ Nothing is wrong with it.” he said, keeping his lip® smiling with a patent effort. "But It surely Is sur prising to see you up here in the Winter time, so fax from home.” ‘ The surprise is mutual, old dar ling.” Lillian said airily, and I re joiced to see how with a gage of bat tle laid down she could put aside the depression which had been hers and enter the lists with vehemence and evident enjoyment. "We haven't seen you, you know, for Just as many days as we have been absent from your vision. What’s more, we had about given up seeing you." It was a daring shot—one wWch I would not have ventured—this direct reference to Philip Veritoen's melo dramatic departure from New York with his .correlating announcement that he might never come back. But I have yet to ee* the human being whom Lillian fears. Mr. Veritxen stiffened invohmtar tly, and for the fraction of a second his stereotyped smile left his Ups Then he bow*d from the hips as though he were in a drawing room. "My dear Lillian,” he eatd impres sively. "you know I could not stay any longer away from the light of your smile, and Mrs. Graham's." He favored me with another bow. ]_\erttsens Return._| "That, of course, we coyly ac knowledge." Lillian gibed. "And we re modestly glad to be the means of bringing you back. Aren't we. Madge? Harry’s been tearing his hair for weeks because he says things need the 'master'." The way she uttered the word was a marvelous combination of a gibe and a genuine tribute. But Mr. Ver itzen chose to regard It as a bit of fun poked at him. He stiffened again, then smiled at her with the evident recollection that It does no good at all to get angry at Lillian, no matter what she says or does. "He can go to his barber In peace tomorrow then,’’ my employer said, "for I shall be In my office at ten." There was a betraying something in his voice which brought a quick conviction to me. This meeting had forced his hand. He had not Intend ed to return to New York upon the morrow, but now with the illusion that he had been far away shattered beyond recall, he had swiftly decided upon an immediate return. (Continued Tomorrow.) Ownlffct. lit*. Tmtan StrrlM. fee. ► The Home Kitchen By ALICE LYXV BARRY FinochiOf the Licorice-Flarored Gretna. ANTTMBER of vegetables that flourish well In this country have been steadily neglected for year*—until our foreign visitors made them popular. Broccoli is an example—and so Is finocchlo. Finocchlo Is perhaps better known as “sweet fennel" In many sections, and it Is a member of the parsley family, although it has much more edible material. It la shaped some what like celery in that It has a long stem topped by leaves, but It also has a thick round bulb at tho base, and this is the choice part. The bulb Is what guides one in choosing a bunch of finocchlo—It should be fairly large, as there isn't much left to eat after the small ones are peeled. To prepare finocchlo, peel the bulbs and slice, and also cut in Inch sections as much of the stalk as is tender. The rest of the stalk is too tough to eat, no matter how much one cooks It. and the leafy top. which is more like fern, is also inedible. Finocchlo is now In season, and it may prove very popular with the small persons who resent other greens, but are lur*d bv the strange licorice flavor of this vegetable. In fact, the use of a liberal variety of the greens, many of which have such different flavors, will frequently con-! quer the original aversion to these most desirable of foods. Finocchlo probably has a more positive flavor than any other vegetable (except onions), and neither by appearance! nor flavor can It be mentioned in the same breath with apinach, the de spised. Also, once tho taste Is ac quired and liked, finocchlo can be cooked with other greens and Impart Its savor to the entire dish—tops of turnips, beets, radishes, being parti cularly good fillers as they have no positive flavor of their own. Finoe chio is so powerful that It evereomes all ether flavors, and even the Juice in which cooked (If any does remain | in the saucepan after cooking) will be adequate for seasoning other greens. Advice to Girls Bv ANNIE LAURIE TYEAR ANNIE LAURIE: ** I am a very blue girl. Why? Because my beat boy friend turned me down. Just a few nights ago. Why, I don’t know. One night he asked me fer a date. I would not tell him for sure whether I would go or not. When that night came, my roommate had a date with her fellow and asked me te go along. I went. When we got to town I aaw my boy friend on the street. We stopped and asked him to go along. But he would not go. He said. "She doesn't want to go with me.’’ But he lo entirely wrong. I do want to go with him. but bow am I to convince him of it now? LONELY BLUB EYES. LONELY BLUE EYES: Naturally your friend wae hurt at your at titude. for it was not very nice ef you to refuse to go out with him and then accept another Invitation. I really think that a few words of apology are duo to him. I am sure that he would be happy to receive a nice little note from you, in which you tell him that you aro sorry if you have hurt his feelings, and ex press the hope that the incident will not interfere with your very pleasant friendship. . . Worry Is the Cause of So Many Ills Particularly in Merrous People Who Have a Tendency to Intestinal Troubles. Bt R. S. COPELAND, M. D. U. S. Senator from New York. Former Commissioner of Health, \eio York City. Ml ANY nervous persons, es ! pecially women, have an intestinal trouble called "mucous colitis.” It is the name applied to an inflammation of the colon, which la tha lower a bowel, or biff J intestine. ^ The condi- F tion is usually U the outcome of 4 chronic consti- 1 nation and de- I bility of tha ' system. It is an obstinate ailment. Even though tha in- . flamma-B tion is not in- P tense, it is F persistent. ^ w The condi- COP£land Hon brings with it symptoms not unlike common diarrhea. Acute attacks of colitis are apt to alternate with periods of constipa tion. The person usually worries over his condition and a vicious cir cle is set up. The worry lowers the vitality and the health Is upset. Whenever there is failure of the regular bowel action, a bad state of affairs prevails In the Intestinal tract. The waste materials are left In the colon and the poisons from decom posed foods and the germs they pro duce are scattered through the lower Intestine and Into th» blood stream. Particles of waste adhere to the in testinal wall and set up an Irrita tion there. As a temporary means of relief the patient should have the lower bowel cleansed by means of enemas. Per haps the use of mineral oti wtU help to keep the bowels emptied. But such treatment is the first step only. It Is essential that the diet be an easily digested one. All rough, tough and indigestible things are to be avoided. When the Intestines are already inflamed and tender from poisons, the coarse vegetables, coarse fibre of meats and fruits with seeds are apt to irritate them still fur-1 ther. In this disease such foods are distinctly harmful. Almost all vegetables cooked and strained may be eaten. Also cooked fruits should be eaten freely after straining them. Milk is the best protein food to use in such attacks of colitis. If one does not like milk to drink, there are many ways to use it which are ap petizing. It may be taken In soupe. custards, puddings and other ways. Baked potatoes, eggs and scraped beef are good. Honey and jelly, also. Moderate amount* of foods should be eaten at one time. It 1* well to eat more than the usual number of times a day and to take the food in smaller quantities. The victim should have outdoor ex ercise, fresh air and sunshine, as well as plenty of rest and sleep. Banish worry, create an optimistic disposition. This can be done, and really it is nine-tenths of the cure. Do not go hungry. It Is necessary that your vital energy should be buiit up. Plan your meals along the line ■uggested and relief Is sure to follow. Oerriflst, IMt. Xeiri-o Faitarv SeV.sa tie. • 1 Today’s Fashion I —By V«n Winston—J A Rose Chiffon Frock Fs Worn with a Smart >ew Wrap of Lame. I to be ph'jttlrated and regal. We illustrate an exquisite evening eneemble today. Tho gown la sim ple end distinctive and developed In rose chiffon. With It Is worn a short wrap of lame. Its coloring harmonis ing with the frock. The wrap is ex quiMte In its Intricate detail. Note the short cap*, the cunning tiers and the sable cuff* sliced at the elbow. I GOOD-NIGHT j , STORIES ■■I By Max Jrell —■— "The deeper you go Into the gee. The wetter you’ll get— Most probablyl" —Shadow Sayings. UT ET'S ga to the bottom of i the ocean and look for King Neptune." said Knarf. M!J, Flor. Hanld and Tam—the other little shadows with the turned about names—gazed at him In amaze ment. “To tha bottom of the ocean:" they exclaimed. “Yes, and look for King Neptuna I read ail about him In my master's book yesterday. He lives In a grotto at the bottom of the ocean with his daughters, the mermaids. Theyr* all very Jolly people and do nothing all day long but play tag with the fishes, ride on the backs of porpoises and search for pearls. I’m sure we’’l have a lively tima if we find the grotto." It was late at night. Their mas ters and mistresses—tha real-chil dren—were fast asleep and they were free to go where they pleased. Usually at night they sought adven ture, but never had they thought of going to the bottom of the ecean. "It won't take us more than fwa twinklings of an eya to get there." Knarf urged. “Coma, follow me." With that he olid out through the keyhole, followed by the ethers. Then they all held hands amd took a spring and went aklmming over chimneys, tree tops and church steeples as swiftly as the wind, for shadows have no weight. Two twink lings of an eye later they fauBf themselves over the middle of the ocean, and without more ade they dropped In. “You mustn't Imagine that thera was any danger of their drowning. They merely turned Into water re flections, which don't even get wet under water. It was very deep and they sank down and down through the green water for a long time before they “Weil, where’s king Neptune.'” reached the sandy bottom. But no trace of a grotto could they find. AH around them was the flat, sandy bottom. They ail gazed at Knarf. “Weil, where a King Neptune?” “He must have moved. Let's look for a policeman." “A policeman under water!” Haatd exclaimed. “Of course. Policemen are aQ over. r*m sure we’ll find one on the next comer.” “But there isn’t any next corner at the bottom of the ocean.” Nevertheless. Knarf started te find It and he started to swim off. It was much easier swimming than walking. He simply moved his arms In front of him and kicked his legs frog fash ion. and off ha went, ea easily as a fish. So pleasant did it appear that the ethers followed after him. For a long time they continued os in this manner without reaching either the next corner, er a police man. or King Neptune's grotto The flat, sandy bottom oootlnued en and on. perfectly empty except for An sprig of green here and there m At length they all came to re# again and sat down on a ttttk round roc It like an overturned saucer. "I guess we'd better go heck.’’ said FTor hopelessly. “King Neptune taa’t to be found." “If only there were naMert W Mk.” said Hanti. At this Instant ths rook under them began to move tai a dim* sur prising way. (Tomerrewt The Curious Rock.) QgnitM. INS. Keens reetsre lesm lea Words of the Wise If yon do anything well, grat itude is lighter than a feather; if you have done anything wrong, the people’s wrath ii heavy ai lead. —Plautus. VnbootmIn? thing* ere wuh filing*. ~ —-Tecifas. Presence of mind and courage in distress Are more than armies te pro cure success. —Dry den. In pride, In reasoning our error lies; All auit their sphere and rush into the sides. —Pope. An old tetrfnp. sanction*A Hr lleio, hoootae* on ordinance. —PUtins. Stone walls do set a prim Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet tabs That for an hermitage. —Lovelace. It*t hat little good ton'll do, a-tcatorlng the hut peer’* crop, —JTltot.^ # He that will not reason is s bigot; he that cannot rea-on fs a fool; and he that dares not reason is a slave. —Drummond. / ^ — Owrtftt, 1*S». Kwipi^r futin lirrtt*. In*.