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The Call's Magazine and Fiction Pages jlgJVeyerJaffes a Dare Old you ever do sit up and c ROrt of oft "1 and dare ny to take a at ym? He '. B heeL, and tfiink it's a fun. utile chap's rS£ CH a play - and he -round and b around and ads his arrow P iffcio the - but yon • dead certain he d never imbed heart SO, in the -adcric, you l l _ utrr hips and ar young- Dan . he Girl, the World and the Devil NO. 2—HOW TO GET WORK ADA PATTERSON <ry " have not only made up your V nd to go to work, but you are out to set forth to look for it. ■ is the morning yon begin. Good c attend you, little girl. I hope thai s you make your way from place f e. puckering your brows over •range addresses in that brand notebook of yours, that you will OB these things: ' that you will only call at bp. i business places, or, if the ad - are those of houses or flats. a will enter none that has not b. \ ouched for by some one you k Alice C. Smith, the angel of rht court for women said to A - ere is no one in the city, be it c* /humble, but can have contact w ss|bm »rr>od woman wh*se pleas 'i - I iuty :t to point out to girls m(* places t"> work, or dangerous lo ■ t * nr persons from whom to avoid ,~e girl seeking work does not •"f her paronts do not know, a. woman, they can apply to the ■ - >f a ch'jrch. and he will send ir t them. Also there are the ehari rganization and the Association -.proving the Conditions of the nen of these organizations can .>. by their knowledge of the ja -event tragic fates of lambs DOVT BE DISDAINFUL • shrug your shoulders and our lips, my proud little friend I taking 'he first step toward raighr and narrow, but shining. of self-support. because the been .s the duty of the women of I - 'Ip thoi nable to help themselves, but <l t>.»ir pleasure, or should be. to Ift z:rls like you by revising that Li E yours if it happens to contain j I dttreea which experience has 'a ■„• t them should have a. danger i larlng before it. In their work - the poor they have gleaned I facts not directly bearing on' I Immediate work, as you will Is »r.rn every earnest worker does. i *hould be glad to pass this in . ion on to you. Consult them. DON'T LOOK TIRED nd—Even though as you go place to place you grow tired, not look tired. If affronts or -ence have depressed you, don't s though you are depressed. No M ants to employ any one because i| siie is sorry for her. Nor do v front employment on such : _A Look strong and alert .v 'iv. of not you feel strong and Tabloid Tales By FRANCES L. GARSIDE ! ation ago was a disgrace and Il a habit. I v Mother, do you always scold I ild for carrying Hs pie from i have so much to learn. My sr. The rhild that carries its "•m the table so aa not to miss ilng going on In the games out v 11 some day be a man and eat c run in order not to miss his if business life. And. believe i » dear, what he miss , _ i> older Is not much more .t ml than what he might miss | ere anything in the world, that could take the conceit -'fa man? I rlage In one remedy. Cnild. An effectual way would be to let noil Lack into a room two mln - ifter be has made a call— every 0 nin it yawning. it ia charity Mother? 1 that noble trait. My Child, that I t ,tee the failure of a bachelor to < kof a wife to act as an Incen , success, and the failure of a a d man to the domestic burden ries. i kt. Mother, is meant by Soulful 1 Vthat quality which, ln one's | Call your spirit to your al*. Think j brave, strong- thoughts before you po ! in at the door which may be the gate jof opportunity. Think "this may be | the chance of my life." Sumonming your spirit is like turn- I ing the wick of a lamp higher to give i a better light. The employer always reads the signs of a brave, strong ; spirit and welcomes them. He knows j how tremendous an asset is the ma I bllity to be beaten. . Third—While you talk to the per j son who may employ you don't talk • too much, nor yet too little. Give , him or her the ' chance to question ' you. Don't silence and disgust him with a torrent of talk. But answer I satiafactorily the questions about I your fitness. You will 'be sure to be ! asked your age, your experience, > what you can do and how well you ' can do It. Don't answer wholly in i monosyllables. Tell the questioners ! what they wish to know in as clear ' and few words as possible, but don't j tell them more than they want to i know. They don't want to know your family history, nor the nature I of your Invalid aunt's ailment. DON'T BE PERT Fourth—Don't be pert. If you fancy ! yourself witty your employer isn't | the person to whom to show this I trait. He hasn't time .to laugh at I your sallies. Probably the smile you espect will fade into a grim expres • sion that forebodes the words: "I I don't think you are qualified for the ; position." ? Employers of the right sort dislike familiarity and what you may regard \as brilliance they will more than probably class as impertinence. Fifth —Don't while you are talking i with a male employer think fatuoue- I ly: "This man may be my future hus i band." Doubtleas he ia already married I and will entertain his wife at dinner I this evening with a description of an "addle pated brat," who rolled her i eyes at him this morning and whom !he "fired" for her pains. And his wife i will laugh as she hands him an/)ther j cup of coffee. The thought bred of novel reading: "I am a girl. That !is a man. Possible result, mat.rl • mony." is a poor preparation for busi j nesa. Sex consciousness has not place in a business offlce. Sixth —In your interview with your future employer, keep your eyes on him and your thoughts on what h« is .saying. If you don't he will think you "flighty" and send you about your business. He wants In his servlcea a trained mind and capable of Intense i concentration on her task. He will j Judge you by the attention you pay to what he says. Attention Is nlne- I tenths of success In business. j self, Little One, signifies a poetic temperament, and which in others de : notes biliousness. ! What Is meant by the BUie Pencil? It is that. My Child, which every \ on* needa but that only those unfor tunate beings who work on a news paper receives. What. Mother, would you regard as the most important qualification ln the | wife of a politician? A knowledge of j stateamanship? I regard as.a more important quali fication. Child, the ability to cook well enough to be prepared to keep board ers for a living. ■ Why. Mother, does the woman spend so much time looking for things at the grocer's which are the quickest to cook? She wishes to save time, Little One, In order that later In the day she may have more of It to waate. Way Is it. Mother, that all worth- I less men marry? Because. Child, worthless men al ways have time to make love. What, Mother, is a masterful win? It is a term used in fiction which In real life Is expressed by the word "bossy." Is there anything, Mother, a woman j may do. which a man can't do? There are two. My Child: No one ! but a woman can look" at a woman without seeing her, and no one but a women can see a woman without I looking at her. AFTERNOON gown of azure taffeta is shown on tlie left. The surplice blouse is edged with turquoise velvet and has a small Medici collar of the velvet. The arm holes are low, and the tiny sleeve is edged with chinchilla, as is the tunic of plaited taffeta, hour circular flounces trimmed in taffeta buttons fall below the tunic The line of flounces and of tunic is cutaway. The bottom of the skirt opens over a petticoat flounce of turquoise chiffon. The home dress maker will find it possible to copy this dress at small cost by the substitution of cheaper materials for the taffeta and chin chilla. An inexpensive fur may he used—or black velvet ribbon in a two inch width will be found very effective, and for the taffeta may be substituted an inexpensive silk—or even albatross What, Mother, la meant by being "temperamental" ? Any woman. My Child, ia tempera mental whose mind ia so lightly bal anced that It ia never the aame after she has slept under a crasy quilt. Cupid may be a tiny little imp, but he knows no fear, and nothing "feazes" him. Two Striding Offerings EXPERTLY DESCRIBED BY OLIVETTE in what respect. Mother Mine, do i 1111 think the bible shows most that It was written In nni-lent times? Tn no place, Studious One. does it =ay in relating the downfall of Adam that Eve was a blonds. Copyright, l*iß, International ttewe Scrvhv, or cloth of a light weight. The wonderful French model on the right is developed in rose velvet, fur and tulle—the favorite implements of the smart dress maker of the winter. The left side of the bodice is made of draped tulle, veiled by a deep collar of strass. The right side is of velvet, with a broad kimono sleeve edged in skunk. A band of this same fur forms the belt in front and falls on cither side in the rounded lines of a basque. A knot of the tulle is caught at the left hip by strass beads. The skirt drapes into some fullness, and ends in a pointed train. At the line of the hips" it is doubled under itself and falls in a tunic line from this draping. —OLIVETTE. Do you know, Mother, of any re liable confidant In time of trouble? Just one. My Child—your pillow. And slways take care to look under the bed before you confide in that. AT BAY You Can Begin This Great Story Today by Reading This First Aline Graham, the beautiful daugh ter of V. S. District Attorney Gor don Graham, is beloved by Captain Lawrence Holbrook. a soldier of for tune, free lance and all around good fellow. Aline lovos him. but, because of some secret in her past, she refuses to marry him. While Holbrook is at her house she receives a telephone message from Judson Flagg. a lawyer and notorious blackmailer of society, liolbrook begs Aline to tell him her secret- She refuses and makes him leave her. The message from Flagg has made her frantic, and she la at a loss t" know what to do. Aline go<*s to Flagg's place, and ha offers to sell her letter*, written by her and to her. Now Read On tJSOVKLIZKD BY) Continued from YenterJay The lips were fixed ln determina tion now—Larry Holbrook would fight. The brows wer t . set in straight lines of strength and beneath their battlements his eyes were half closed. They wore the expresion they had learned to take when he searched for places for an enemy hid behind tho cactus or the mesa or the shifting dunes of treacherous sand. Back of those eyes plan and d.-ter mination were forming. Rut was it love or chivalry that spurred him now? The tin box Flagg had not found time to lock In his safe caught Hol brook's eye. He crossed to It quickly, picked it up and tried in deft silence to open it—and then Donnell's voice startled him: "How many times have I got to tell you to stand back there?" The voice rang out in the grim stillness —some venturing soul for whom the room of violent death held a morbid charm skulked off in the night. At the sound of the voice Hol brook had set the stage of his own actions with quick deftness. He Idly shifted the box back of him, smacked his lips speculatively to cover any noise he had made and gazed in a general clew searching way about the room. But Donnell was still in tent on danger* from outside. Holbrook moved with rapid fire ac tion now. He went hastily over to his top coat and put the japanned dispatch box in his sleeve. On his face was an expression of frantic baf flement that was slowly turning to anguish. But with lightning play a smile illuminated his features and he was idly examining the desk as the "I am an old man—and many of my troubles w_____mm_m | necer happened.''-ELBERT HUBBARD THE white hair and wrinkled faces of our busy men and women tell of doubt, fear and anxiety—more than disease or age. Worry plays havoc with the nervous system—so that digest ion is ruined and sleep banished. What oil is to the friction of the delicate parts of an engine— DR. PIERCES Golden Medical Discovery is to the delicate organs of the body. It's a tonic and body builder- because it stimulates the liver to vigorous action, assists the stomach to assimilate food—thus enriching the blood, and the nerves and heart in turn are fed on pure rich blood. Neuralgia "is the cry of starved nerves for food." For forty years "Golden Medical Discovery" in liquid form has given great satisfaction as a tonic and blood maker. Now it can be obtained in tablet form—from dealers in medicine or send SO one -c ent stamps for trial box. Write R. V. Pierce, Buffalo. ______ DR. PIERCES PLEASANT PELLETS j ■H9BXBM Relieve constipation, regulate «he liver. ■BSBbbVB and bowels. Easy to take as candy. I NELL BRINKLEY A THRILLING STORY OF SOCIETY BLACKMAILERS which establish the fact that she was the victim of a mock marriage sev eral years before. Flagg demands $1 ."00 as the price of the letters. The girl has not the money. The man at rug* lea with her and Aline kills him With a bill Hie. As he dies he clutches her emerald brooch and. with Satanic malice, takes a flashlight photograph of her. When the mur der of Flagg is reported to the po lice Captain Holbrook accompanies his friend, Chief Dempster, to the to the house of death. Holbrook dis covers that Aline had'committed the crime when he recovers the emerald brooch, unknown to the detectives, from Flags's dead hand. curtains parted and Chief Dempste.r came hack front his fruitless search. He still held his little pocket flash light in his hand. Larry blessed the Inventor thereof, "Great little instrument, chief," said lie. -Did it—lead you any w here ?" The chief declined to commit him self. Had he seen that long, black box sliding into the sleeve of a top coat? •Well, what do you make or it?" ; asked the chief, smilinsr with firm set Hps. A man who smiles with keen I eyes and fixed jaw Is strong enough jto be a dangerous foe. Holbrook's brows lifted like birds I ready for (light. He was easy and • quizzical ln manner, like a child set to explain to his master a problem they both understood. "Looks rather simple to me" said I he. "Let's see"—queried the chief. "Money on table —no robbery" "His own paper file," said Holbrook, sweeping his eye Over the spider creature who still clutched the blood stained weapon he had drawn from iiis breast. FALSE CI.EWS "How do we know that?" from Dempster. "Receipted bills on it—below the I bloou stain. They were there when the deed was done, and no assassin gees about armed with his bill file." I The brogue deepened a bit, and Lai*y winked with shameless friendliness at Donnell. The chief nodded "right!" Larry approached his climax with . i>sy grandiloquence. "Stabbed ln front and not from behind, as an as sassin, cowardly creature, would be sure to do. Chief, there's nothing to It," lie continued in a voice that seemed to be saying that he knew the I chief was fully as clever -as he, and j would see this, too, so that his words he braces his small legs and rounds out his tummy and draws the singing strings to his pink ear (and still it looks like playt, for his month be yond the bow is smiling Just the same), and he shuts one bright eye; and yo>a smile on also— and — one tiny, vicious twang— time enough to see behind Lore's smile an icy cru elty— and over you topple—clean gone—in love — the deadly bitter sweet stuck deep n your heart! Did you ever dare Love to wing you and find he never takes a dare? Don't do it, even if you're the last ingest old bache lor ever was! —Nell Brinkley. were hardly needed where the thing was so dead easy, so open and stiut. Oh, there was blarney ln that voice— blarney—and hope for a cowering girl. "Nothing to It, chief—looks to me like suicide." Chief Dempster smiled quizzically— and shook his head "Think not?" asked the Irishman. "Look how he held it—to stab him self, he'd grip It firmly at the base!" "Oh!" Larry did not hesitate n sec ond. In a duel of wits you watch the > other man's eye and keep a firm grip on your rapier. "He probably changed his mind when he pulled It out! Like the chap who decided to end it hy drowning—and then remembered he | could swim!" "He pulled it out," said the Chief in his most flintlike tone, "but sonv bodv elae drove it in!" "He might have fallen on It." ven tured l^arry. "Why, there whs a violent str:};- --glle —see the floor!" "Papers—only wind from the win dows could do that!" "Wind through the window would blow them the other way beyond the table. They He thickest at the table and trail over toward the window." said the Chief, stubbornly. He could not quite fathom Holbrook's little game—not yet, at any rate. Rut: would the Chief of the I'nited States I Secret Service be duped by a lad who had once worn the livery of the nation. And had given up soldering to carry a message to Gareia?" Holbrook never recognized a last cause. Hope could not be forlorn to him. To fight, to smile, to turn and fight again, to wrest victory from de feat—and stiil to smile, that Was ' l theory of life. But was he lighting to protect womanhood frotn tile levc ncy of shame of this dead beckmaiie . i thla venomous spider, or was Aline Graham. SLAYEK. still the woman he loved? "No," said the Chief in a tone of certainty—"the wind from the win dow would blow the papers awnv from It." "And the draft, hitting (be sraJl, might whlr-rl them back," said Hol brook, brightly illustrating his point with sweeping arms. The Chief laughed—but his eves were still questioning. «nd his tips were cold. He stooped and picked up the rose Holbrook cad held and found no time to conceal. "See this rose, captain—it was stepped on a dozen times in the struggle." "One turn of the heel would grind it that much," returned our captain, airily. "A whirling dervish couldn't have done It by himself," retorted the chief with that pleasant assurance of a man who knows he knows. Continued »n Monday The Sandman Stories Told at Bedtime To the Children. These famous tales will begin on Monday m The Call and Post. They will appear every evening as sure as the Sand man comes.