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I (SHORT STORY If!
M WELCOME!
$... m ABCH6Y CAMERON NEW.
i iCopyrlgbt, 1917, by the MoClare
5MJ Newspaper Syndicate.)
fclE'vLD Gettysburg. after half eentury
of comfortable, sluggish
? peace.again took o na martlalas?|Met
OS In the direction of Clip's |
tMOO, Little Round Top, and the other I
K renowned parts of the historic batBtlefield,
the last notes of "mess call"
Hfteo, a half hour before, died upon the
Bur Mil now, for aS Saturday night
W Junta in the town, hundreds of khaki
clad figures wended their way down
L the road turning past the post office
V W the town square, where hundreds
I it lights, proclaiming tbelr readiness
I for the evening, blazed their coramer|
plal welcome to the host. Some ran.
" ll.il.e.ln I
fine walked, tome moved llOUODnij, |
If merely to a goal where they
Igbt abfde the time between mess
Among the latter were Corporal Ar:OEwing
and Harry Adklns. of hie
ul(l, his inseparable companion.
?ey stood In front of the window
the largest store in the square?
i mecca for the thirsty troops?
d gazed idly at the citizen popue,
male and female, who strolled
singly and in groups, the girls
slug their heads proudly away, as
v and then a friendly smile crosssome
soldiers features. And never
a smile of welcome, never s cherry
word of greeting reached the eyes or
?rs of these two lonesome lads, who,
I month btfore. had left their bright,
Sheery homes to defend their countrys
hohor. It was as if a foreign legion
had entered the town, their presence
suffered, instead of acclaimed. Ami
Ewlng looked around nt the lights and
flowing streamers, with their printed
llfWese greeting of "Welcome U. S.
A." then turned to Adklns with a
growl.
S3 ''Welcome," he 3neered. "To our
burses not to us. Harry, I'm ,
(lck of It! I'm nearly dead for a talk
With a girl?I haven't aeen one to I
'talk to since I left home, wnaisj
matter tvlth me, Harry? Is it my
fault? Am I acting like a bum, or 1
what?"
1 'Nah!" growled the other, with ?
hoarse laugh. "It's not you. Artb?
It's your awful uniform. The bar s
down on everybody. The girls aren'i 1
allowed to associate with us. We're *
taboo. But why worry?t'hell with '
Ut' skirts. Come on In?I'll blow you 1
to a bananna royal."
Ewlhg followed Ills chum Into tht I
Store silently, but his soul seethed 1
with rebellion. Then he bought an- 1
Other check from the pretty cashier (
and made e perfunctory remark about i
"a nice evening." He received a l
Irown for his pains, and went back to i
Harry's side with Increased rancor. I
In moody silence they left the place,
and sauntered slowly back to the r
camp. Ewlrtg refused his friend's (
icherry Invitation for a little "poker" i
lhd retired to his cot.
The following day being Sunday and "
their last rest-day In CBmp, It was an- "
nounced that they might have the day
to themselves, and Harry, bursting 1
B Into bis tent with the news, found At- i
thur, with a bundle, already starting r
"Where y' going?" he demanded.
giving the bundle a curious glance.
"Over to Abbottstotvn?for the '
day," vouchafed Arthur, briefly. s
I 'Ah, cut It," protested the other. 1
I "We're gonna have a ball game this 1
I morning. What's up?" a
I "Nothing special." snapped Arthur, t
I CONFESSIONS
^pLoaAngeles, little book, Is one of my l
JbX cities and California la my pet | s
VMM.
Nowhere arc the skies so blue as In
California; nowhere does the sun seem v
at golden; nowhere does the air have] r
that "feel" o! being laundered and ,
hung out to dry. , c
Someway when 1 get to this land of ,
annehiny afternoons I have a feeling
Of love for everyone. 1 feel aa Jim
Edit used to say ne felt after eating a j
salad of which be was particularly f
fond When he had eaten as much as
he could possibly hold, Jim would fetch t
a sigh of prodigious content and re- ,
mark as If to himself, "I feel as though
I'd like to kiss everybody." I
When I awoke this morning I had ,
this feeling of buoyancy and happiness .
which seemed to take In the whole ,
world. Bnt immediately the thought .
of Dick put fear into my heart. It was1 (
Iks the sudden cloud that shuts down ,
over the mountains, rearing themwires
up into the blue and gold and ,
tlaokens for a moment the landscape. ,
I rushed into Dick's room and founa
ilia awake. He looked up with a imlle, j
'Haven't tot the__sleep out of your |
lyee, have you, Margie?" he said. "You ,
ook, with your burnished hair turn- ,
iling off your shoulder like a little gin
nia fairy tale."
"Sick, if It were not terrible to wish
81 yon, I would almost be tempted to
uk the fairies to keep you ill.'
Hick laughed and stretched out his
inns to me, "That is not wishing me
aytbing so very terrible now, Maris.
It is no hardship for me to be sick
'hen you are with me. It just seems
perfectly glorious dream from which
will have to wake soon, but gosb, how
rtoi! hate to do it." J
"Co you i8bi oener iuib morning, I
^"1feel perfectly well, Margie, and jf
blnk l'U set up." I
"ijgd you not better wait until the
Hoetor comes?"
"Doctor? Doctor? What doctor?
40 not going to have a doctor out
J "Yes, dear hoy, you bad a doctor last
sight when you were unconscious."
Kjb<Waa I unconscious last night?"
HYoa were, from the time we reachBed
the top of the mountains until you
Brtre placed in bed. You came to at In ervals
and talked to me, bnt In such
K weak voice I had to bend my face
Sown to your Hps to hear what you
Bran saying."
it now.' 'said Dick with a grin.
;fc domi &} kiBse4 him. From tbf
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'AGE F
Beauty Lessc
TO HAVE A BEA
Take a Letaon from Frances VVt
This is the seventh of a series of
trtirles analyzing the .famous ' ) [
erican beauties, written
By IDAH McGLONE GIBSON
Beauty Expart of the Daily Blank, and
Author of "Confesions of a
Wife."
During the last year Frames White, I
who dances exquisitely and sing mod- i
trately well, lias become the favorite:
>f the New Yorker whose shibboleth j
a the Follies and Frolics.
Frances White's great bid for favor!
s the size and shape of her head. It!
e of the modern size which is much j
arger than was consistent with the
Jreek idea of beauty, but she cunlingly
disguises this fact by combing:
ler hair straight and flat at the side!
tnd then putting in into a very tight!
french knot.
She could not do this If her hair did j
lot grow Irregularly about her faceit
will be seen by the picture that she I
las a pronounced "widow's peak" Ini
'K.sf T'?v? nff f!'hv Wnrrv " 1
And hi* left his chum starting afler
ilm In amazement, as lie slowly trud;ed
out of the tent and down the
oad.
For two or three miles he walked
in, through Gettysburg, and then out
nto the open country, and as he pas
ed an old stone trestle ,he saw what
le was looking for. Vaulting over a
ow fence, he made for a large barn
ind disappeared within. Ten mln
ites later a low, musical voice at the;
OF A WIFE [
ook In hit face I knew all unhappy,
trenuous (ears had slipped from his
nemory.
In Dick's mind we were back just
there we had started that wonderful
light when we took that wild ride,
chile he comforted me and told me
iur Uvea were golrg to be one grand
iweet song.
"Help me up, Margie," he said.
"But, Dick, the doctor laid you must
le flat on your back until your heart le
itronger."
He sank hack on the pillow with a
dffh and asked. "Did the doctor ear I
was not going to get well, Margie?"
"How foolish, Dick. He laid your
leart wai weak from overwork and
irobably from lome severe strain you
>ut upon it, but be hoped with the rest
ind the perfect freedom from worry
rou will have out here that you will
:ome out ill right. Now, Dick, you
will try not to worry, won't you?"
Dick looktd up with a smile. "Why
ihould I worry? You are here with
ne and nothing else counts."
Oh, little book. I wish, most sincerey
I wish, that I could put away in my
orgettery be fact that in times past
uany otber things counted much more
with Dick than I did.
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UTIFUL HEADilte
8ay? I dah M'Glons Glbion.
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the middle of her forehead.)
When a woman has thick dark hair,
that grows as does Frances White's
and a youthful face, nothing can be j
more beautiful than to comb it I
straight hack in this way. j
Many women mako a great misake
in not studying the size and contour
of the head. By studying one's [ace t
and head one can cover up defects as h
well as accentuate beauties. e
Don't let anyone dress your nair in i c
a fluffy mass if you have a large j
head. Don't part and comb your hair i
down over your oars after you are j c
forty unless you have no objections! a
to looking sixty. w
Be sure and carry your head pro- a
perlv?do ot stick your chin out ag- t
gressively or pull it In modestly. A t
good position for your head is to n
stand up with your toes and nose
against a wall. s
"But I am too fat to do this," remonstrates
a friend. Then reduce, '
II you would Of m'rtuuu.i, ia my UH- i ?
compromising reply. J t
door caused him to wheel around slid- ! g
denly. diminutive, bright miss of \
about nineteen, little wisps of brown g
waving hair playing about her slight- tl
ly bronzed, delicately tinted cheeks,
frowned at him, and pointed at a bun- f,
die at his feet. It was his khaki un- n
iform, and he now faced her. clad fi
in somewhat winkled hue serge trou- t
sers and coat, busily pulling a refrac- n
tory tie through his stiff white col- d
lar.
"I wouldn't," said the girl. "Don't v
be a deserter." ^
"I'm not deserting." flared Bwing, a
two bright sports of color rushing to
her cheeks. "I'm just taking a holl- day
for the day."
"Why the chance of clothea,?" alio I
persisted, and she pointed again lo A
the uniform. "Are you?ashamed?
of them?"
"No," came his proud reply, and his
head shot erect. "I'm proud of them.
But others are not?you're not. You
shun those who wear them. So I'm
going over to Abbottstown?as a plain
man?just for a day. People will notice
me then," he added, bitterly. Then
a hot wave of resentment surging
through him, caused him to add.
"Why?why are we outcasts?"
"I wouldn't say that," answered the
girl, quietly. "But'll I'll admit we're
not allowed to talk to you. So many j,
of the soldiers are not gentlemen. One
of them Insulted a girl in town last ?
week." . ?
"One of them!" he echoed, thunderingly.
"Just because of one you con- n
demn thousands. A preacher was dlvorced
last week. Is that a sign all 11
o fthem arc bad?"
"No!" she admitted, and the truth c
of his challenge caused her to hang 0
her head. "But why don't y\i stick a
to yourselves? Then you wouldn't c
be snubbed." ii
"Why do we have to be snubbed, '
you mean, ne snot rigni uacis.
"We're going out to fight your battle! If
?youra and your sister's?and your 'V
father's, brother's and mother's. We're fi
leaving bright, happy homes, good po. a
DOINGS OF TH:
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sitlom .for what? Don't think we'r
asking that We're glad to go. W
couldn't hold our beads up and b
proud If we didn't But we'll pu!
out of bis town next Friday, and wa'l
be almost glad of It For there's no
a mother's son of us wbo wonldn'
prefer the hottest blindest curtal:
Are to the withering, snobbish scon
of you?yon. that we're going to flgh
for. I'm tired of It I'm going?I'l
be back this afternoon.
Ewlng started to leave the barn, hli
eyes straight ahead, when he felt i
hand on his sleeve and. turning hi
saw that her free band was hiding
hor fnen. down which the tears Weri
freely coursing. Immediately be rs
lented.
"Excuse me for being so rough," hi
pleaded gently. "I didn't tpean ti
hurt you."
"But you have," she answered
through her teare, "Because It's thi
truth. But please?please don't d(
what you're doing. You?you'll bi
caught?and locked up In the guard
bouse."
"No danger of that, little lady," he
inswerred confidently. "No one will
see me."
"But they will," she persisted. "My
'ather Is home. He saw you como ino
this barn. He's sucpicious already,
i?I came to warn you."
"You?you come to warn me!" he
echoed wonderingly. "You risked
hat?for me? But. surely, your father
wouldn't object?"
"Yes, but he would." she anwered
firmly. "He's a captain. Capt. Maynard,
of the 8th Infantry. But tell
ne?what's your company?"
"Company L. 13th Infantry," he re
plied mechanically, still under her
:harm. then he added, "but why do
,'ou want to know. Mies Maynard?"
"I can't tell you, now," she answerid.
his eyes twinkling mysteriously,
'but you'll know later. Now please
ihange?will you?"
She reached out her hand, wtlh a
ileading look in her misty eyes, and
ie grasped it and held it soberly for
i brief instant.
"I'll do It, Miss Maynard," he an
iwered. quickly. "But tell me?will
see you again?"
"You may,' she answered, with a
might smihe, and in another minute
he was gone. For a minute he starid
after her .then started to change
lis clothes. A few minutes later a
igure In khaki emerged from the
larn, and with a wistful smile over
lis shoulder at a distant house, turnd
his footsteps hack toward the
amp.
*** * ? u
A stalwart figure in khaki with a
orporal's chevrons on hts sleeve and
bright little girl of nineteen, whose
dsps of curly brown hair were blown
cross her slightly bronzed, delicately
inted cheeks by the light, evening
ireeze. strolled side by side in the
loonlight.
"Tell me. Miss Mavnard." asked the
oldier, "who got up this affair?"
"I did," confessed the girl, in a low
one. "1 got the girls together and
ianned this dance as a farewell pary
to the Sth hand the lSth. 1 had
o coax papa a little. He said it was
gainst the regulations, but finally he
ave in."
"But how did you get the girls toother?"
persisted Ewlng. "Why did
hey come?"
"Because they were ashamed," conessed
them ashamed, as you made
le. And they are trying to make up
or it tonight." And as they reached
he old barn,' the scene of their first
neeting, she turned to him and. aded,
"Are you enjoying yourself?"
"Yes, on account of you," came his
lbrant answer. "Miss MaynardIargaret?you're
wonderful. For me,
total stranger, you risked everything
-first, your fathers anger, then the
Pectin in Fruit t
Makes Your /
(The most noted and most quoted
work on jelly-making is a University
ot Illinois bulletin by Miss
X. E. Goldthwaite. Both experienced
housewives and beginners
will appreciate the following excerpts
from these authoritative
pages.)
By N. E. GOLDTHWAITE.
Fruit juice consists largely ot watei
n which are dissolved imall amounti
f flavoring materials, sugar, vegetate
acids, and a substance called pecin.
The pectin is the essential Jellyaaklng
substance. It Is Impossible
0 make jelly from a juice lacking pecIn.
Presence of pectin can readily be aaertained
by adding to a given volume
f the hot cooked Juice an equal
mount of grain alcohol (90 to 95 per
ent), mixing thoroughly and cooling;
! pectin la present a gelatinous mast
rill appear In the liquid.
Curiously enough, pectin frequently
1 not found In the juices of raw fruits,
et the juices extracted by cooking are
til ot the substance. Tbus the best
nd most economical method of ex
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j'End o' Season
J rst tt
wean-up
End of season
emphatically no!
We need more
finished, but the pa
press brings up Ne1
mer stocks must mi
White Wasl
Reg. Price $1.50, $2
_ _i 3 JL _ nr\ _ flu c
iteaucea to o?c, $1.0
Csiored Tub I
Choice of any wi
stock (excepting al
sizes and excellent s
Regular prices w(
$7.50
All at one p
$2.0
Late Arrii
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anger of your friends. I'll never forget
It."
"But you're risking more?jlour
life," she retored.
"That will be nothing," he whisperer,
"if somewhere in France I can
carry something to remind me of you.
Margaret, will you risk?a kiss?"
She regarded him a moment in silence
.then turned two warm, red lips
to his.
fuicels What
elly, Says Expert
trading Juices from fruits is Indicated;
cook them out.
If a very juicy fruit, as currants,
raspberries and the like is being used,
place the clean fruit in an enameled
preserving kettle, add Just enough water
to prevent burning, cover, cook
slowly, stirring occasionally with a
wood or silver spoon.
When the simmering point is reached,
crush the fruit further with a well
soaked wooden masher, then continue
heating until the whole mass is cooked
through.
Transfer the hot mass to a sufficiently
large piece of cheesecloth wrung
out of hot water and let the juice drain
into an earthenware receptacle. When
foirltr -troll rirainArl nut. rift nftt R(1UAA7A ,
the pulp (or a second quality of jelly
but untie the cheese cloth, return pulp
to the kettle, cover with water, stir,,
boll, and drain again. Soma fruits will
show pectin even up to the fifth extraction,
but usually a third extraction
sufficiently exhausts the pectin.
To extract the juice from hard fruits,
apple, quince and the like, wash the
fruit, discard any unsound parts, cut
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MRS. DUEF LIKED w.j '
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sue found out that
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mgctod?
Quafyj
for us, yes, but end of season
room. The carpenters on our
inters must start in! Besides
w Fall goods, which crowds us
5ve! Note these prices and co:
i Skirts Wasl
!.50, $3.98, .>5. go <jozen jn
0, $2.75, $3.25 Voiles. Regu
Dresses 50<
rsh dress in
1 white) all
hades. ' 1*101
H'e $3.00 to Choice of
able for irru
rice Fall. A gc
choose from.
At Less 1
..L JU.... P.
rais 01 now ra
Assortments Are Reac
sry
Fall Suits
Beautiful Silk Di
Exquisite N
)OD'S S
into small sections isklus and seeds!
included), cover with water and pro- j
ceed ah in the case of very Juicy fruits.
Assuming the juice has been obtain-!
ed from a naturally good jelly-making ;
fruit, auccees or failure depends upon:
the proportion of sugar used. For |
most juices rich in pectin and fairly
acidic, for the first extraction the correct
proportion of sugar to juice by volume
usually varies from 3-4 part to 1
part, or 1 to 1. Currants and grapes
usually demand 1 part sugar to i of
juice, while 3-4 to 1 is likely to be
correct for juices from fruits to which
much water must be added, such as
sour apples.
Better err on the tide of too little
rather than too much sugar if Jelly
that "will stand alone" is desired.
The total time required for the jelly
Do You Alw
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every blessed exi
more. Yes! the summo
to
h Waists 1
White and Colored
ilar $1.00 and $1.25
c each ^ II
.
h Wraps i
any cloth coat, suitrediate
and earlv
, .
>oci assortment 10
rhan Half Price!
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making process decreases as the pr?
portion of sugar la Increased. In currant
juice, 8 to 10 minutes Is sufficient
for making jelly from the first extre>
tion. while rasnbcrrlcs. annles and the
like lay demand 20 to SO minutes.
Jelly should be made as Quickly M
possible. No simmering for hour*
should be allowed. The object of adding
the sugar hot (heated through) fa
that the total cooking process may not
be prolonged by partial cooling. The
time required for boiling after the sugar
is added varies. Our jelly test la
that point at which the boiling mass
"jells," sheets off, or breaks off, is a
portion of It is allowed to drop from
the stirring spoon. When the jelly is
just right to be. taken off the fire, no
time should be lost In removing It
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