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^ - Where Did You Lunch?
? ' *' (Copyright, 1917, by the McClure
Newspaper Syndicate.)
E - Wtt 7 HERE did you lunch?
if AX/ "Hello. Bob."
ES: ,W "Oh. hello Jane."
El . "Bob, mother juit telehoned from
' the country that she's coming to town
tor the day, ana rm going 10 meet uer.
Can't you have lunch with u??"
" : "Why, yea, I guess so. Where?"
"At the I*ey Lane tearoom?you
' : 'know. In 39th street We've been
:t there."
"Oh, yes; one ot those (rothy, whip,
ped-cream places?I know!"
"Well, it's all right, Bob?and moth-.
: er loves their chicken pies."
, - "I'm awfully sorry, Jane, but I've
thought of something. I'm afraid I
can't make it, 1'vp just thought of
something?an engagement, you know.
' A business engagement, dear, that I
can't very well break."
IV "Why, Bob, how funny! !First you
said yel and then you said no. Yea
hare to have some lunch, don't you'"
"Yes, but IH just run In my usual
place. It's right In this block, you
"But, Bob, please, come!"
"I tell you I can't."
"I think you're perfectly horrid, to
llpoll my day like that!"
"Oh, for goodness sake, don't begin
that I don't see what difference lunch
V makes. If you're so crazy to have mo
p ' .1 lunch with you, why don't you comt,
down to my place?"
S "I wouldn t cave lunch with you lor
jte - anything, Bob Lane. Crazy to lunch
&with you! I should say not! Not In
' that greasy little Italian table d'ho.e
' place, anyway."
"Now, Jane, don't go and get all ei
cited *'
5 But Jane bad snapped hack the re>
celver on the hook and she heard no
more. With wrathful thoughts she
hurried Into her coat and lurs and left
$ tho little apartment, where, aa she
. thought sadly. Bob and she had to
-lately had a delightful breakfast. Sue
r hurried downtown to meet her mother,
f It was a preoccupied Jane who
shopped that morning, and usual'y
Jane liked shopping. That was why
S , Mrs. Carter, her mother, had teletit''
.-phoned that she wanted to buy new
-furnishings for the living room In her
>C' country house and wanted Jane to
I' " -help in selecting them,
t.' "What's the matter, Jane?" askeu
Mrs. Carter, as they mado their way
from one of the shops to the Ivy Lane
"You bavon't taken a bit of interest
in anything we've done."
. "I'm Just upset about Bob. He's
acting so strance. mother. He wnitli ,
j not have lunch with us today." 11
"Maybe he hart an engagement. You
know the Ivy Lan0 Is a mile or. so (
from his ofttce." j
"But ftr3t he said lio would and thru ]
... . fte said he wouldn't, and he never act- ?
6d; that way before." I
.t "Probably t^o ppor boy Is rushed to
- " death and just can't take time. Do bo <
?f> sensible, Jane." I
: j . "But, mother." explained Jane. "bi. h
called the Ivy Lane a horrid, old, (
frothy, frivolous placo. or something! i
like that. I think that was hatefu ."li
- Mrs. Carter laughed. "Men .never H
. like tea rooms." she said. "Where!
does he usually cn?" '
"Oh. to a grubby littlo Italian tabl* ]
{ . jiEfaoto down In IStli street."
"Well, let's go down there and stn !
, prise him. He probably just could,1. i
1 stand lbe thought of lunching In a , 1
_ . ,tea room, crowded with a lot of shop-j t
e'vV. " 'Right there ss the first mistake
- -1 made," continued the girl of tho
streets to Jim. "I was a servant and
.; I should have been proud to serve. 1
- j-ehould have said I will do thus and
bo and. when It is finished then my
jtlme Is my own. You do not want
- me around all the time and I will be
.; ' >' happier to be with my own friends."'
*Jy "The poor girl had learned something,
Jim," I said.
"I think you will agree that her ed? >
ocatlon came high before I finish," he
answered. ?
?'Well. I went to th# place," continued
the girl, 'where I found the
family to consist of husband and wife,
a small boy and a halt-grown girl. 1
The wife was one of those suppressed
< beings whose childhood had been one
long period of repression. Both her '
'T ' father and her mother had taken
what little youth and imagination she
had had out of her Ions? before she
k married.
? *"Slie probably never had had
w much vision, but she held rigorously
to the path of right doing?and right
^ doing was always as she saw a situatlon
and how to act In regard to It.
v - ' It you deviated in the slightest from
her ideas of right and wrong you
were a lost soul.
?' . " 'Just how the fun-loving, splendid
looking man who was her husband
came to marry her X will never know.
?-: She was tall and angular with a cols
. orless blond complexion which was
| ' forever more or less rough and pirn'
pled. Her-hair was a nondescriptlon
tint. She had very light eyebrows
and' eyelashes which made her cold
grey eyes colder than they really
L were, I suppose. Her mouth was thin
B and shut with a snap which made one
Vv feel small just to look at her."
K&' ; "Say, I can see that girl is going
Si". to love her lady," interrupted Dick
f\ with a grin.
J "I don't believe she noticed all this
I'- at first," said Jim. "That description
5- came to her while she was talking to
% me after the drama was over. Here
? 1* the description of the man as she
J 'He was tall and broad-shouldered,
with wonderful brown eyeB and brown
? : hair that was somewhat rebellious.
J ?He had great warm, useful hands, a
fine sensitive mouth and lovely teeth,
sThis man loved the great out-of-doors.
$. / His wife hated it She never would
?' . spen a window for fear of losing heat
ghe economised air v well ag every|K^Rn.
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>AGE 1
NEW YORK, Dec. 4.?The specia
charm of thla street frock Is its con
formlty to the straight, slender lioei
of the season and its dependence up
on good cut and fine materials for Iti
Navy blue satin 16 utilized for th<
foundation which is little moro that
a straight slip, and plaid Bilk in difci
rich blues and greens with a touch
of light yellow forms the surpiict
which falls in straight pleats, from
and back, to within six inches of tht
hem. A rash of the nlain hlue tief
at tho back, is the only break In th?
bowu's severity.
pers. There aren't many men usually
it the Ivy Lane, you ltno*v."
"So you suppose that was It?" Jane's
aco cleared a JltUe. "I thought he
uat didn't want to lunch with nie.
But maybp. that is it. Oh, mother,
. ou'ro y.ondorful. Let's go right do v. 11
0 isth street."
Jane was bouyant. Bob himself hat'
suggested that they nieet him nt the
;ablo d'hote, she renumbered. Yot for
1 little while she had almost felt Jeilpus
of Bob. Jealous! Of Bob"! Tho
dea was absurd .ted. anyway, what
,va3 there to make her jealous because
Bob hadn't wanted to liuirh with her?
A few minutes later a Jauc with
pints restored to rheir usitsi ciit- ,
pitch walked down tlto two or <
tops that led from the sidewalk levei
0 the Italian table, d'hote where Bob
unc.hcd daily. Jane had been there
pcforc. and as the savory odor of the
itew 011 which the chef of the little
5 OF A WIFE w ]
thing else.
" 'The man love'] company. His
wife thought company ten much trou
ble. Sho was never willing to 6pcnd
either her energy of her money to en
tertaln company.
" The man wan fond of hearty food
and at night eftcr he was through
with his work ho was ready
for something to eat His wife Insist
ed that toast (which he detested) jam
and tea were enough for any supper,
She would have been surprised had
she known that anyone had ever call
ed her a lazy woman, but she was
supremely lazy. She would do noth
lng In the way of inviting her soul
ar the soul of any one else.
" 'The man liked to take long walks
on Sunday. His wife would go to
church and church only on Sun. This
was one of bor duties to her God.
" The man liked to smoke, pis
wife said tobacco made her sick.
" 'The man wanted sometimes to go
to the theater. HIb wife thought the
theater was rank extravagance.
" 'The wife was a good housekeeper,
a good mother, a very conscientious
woman and the pinnacle of a
coldly virtuous wife.'"
Each day The West Virginian i
| by Sirs. S. J. Brobst, Fairmont's toi
Cut thun out and save them, Toda
One cup light broom sugar, one
molasses, two level teaspoons of so
ens raift fM*//*// lsir/1 fniir / !?>
Mis in the order given and rop by
in a dripping pan. Bake in a quick c
place specialized met ber nostrils she
suddenly saw Bob's objection to the
whipped-cream sort of lunch she usually
got when shopping. A good sub
stantial meat dish?that did make a
more staying lunch (ora man. And an
she served corn bread and wholewheat
muffins for breakfast and tried
to have fish several times a week for
dinner, she couldn't blame Bob for indulging
In a luncheon each day that
could make him forget war-time restrictions.
Jane smilingly bowed' to the proprietor.
"I'm Mrs. Lane," she said. "Wilt
you show us Mr. Lane's table?"
The proprietor graciously bowed
them to a corner table, where Bob always
lunched. But Bob was not there.
Tbey sat down and waited. But Bob
didn't come. At last they ordoreo
lunch and ate it.
That is, Mrs. Carter ate It. Jane did
not. She toyed with a roll and crumbed
it with hor nervous fingers. An.i
she did not even taste the wonderful
"Jane, you're the silLest girl I ever
saw," commented Mrs. Carter, as she
ate the good things provided by their
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iiciiau uuot tvuu n icugu. x iciuj;
think that, with as good a husband an
you have. Jane, you ought to show a
little selt-control and confidence. You
are jealous now, aren't you?"
"I am not jealous," flared Jane. Only
why on earth did Bob tell me he wa3
coming here when he didn't Intended
at all. He knew I wouldn't come here
?I never would have, if it hadn't beeu
for you. All the time he Intended to
have lunch sofBe place else."
I "Ot course, what you're thinking,
. Jane, is that he is having lunch so-no
) where else with somebody el3e, Isn't
. it?"
i "Well. I'd like to know how I cau
help thinking that!"
j Mrs. Carter lifted the thick little
i cup of black coffcs to her lips and then
> ate her last morsel of cheese.
i "When your father and I were young,
> Jane "
t "Oh, please don't go and preachj
about you and father. Of course, yon
I never got jealous. But father prob!
! NEW YORK, Dec. 4.?There 13
something about this khaki colored
wool velour street suit, with its smart
? little hat, its trim lines, and its man;
buttons in soldierly rows which suggests
its wearer might Ije an approi
priate walking companion' (or a 'Sammy
in his uniform.
The aoft (ur collar and the deep
buttoned cuffs are the most feminine
point about this suit?which spells
business in every thread?until one
discovers its companion, the swagger
stick with a silver vanity case for a j
top! J
vt <scrr A Joe with" LJ [ IV0O ?nY~
a qmbch has- 1 r HE mas MA
1 - WHESels MV ?LT~ t hones IM'
TNT ? r J | Give HIM A
"good TOR m
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mbllshes one tested recipe prepared i
remost authority upon culinary art. I j
y'a recipe is lor? IM
: egg. one teaspoon ginger, one cup
laralus, dissolved in one cup of hot
: flour. '
a tabelspoon aobut two inches apart
_r_- 1_-ufuruiuu~ i-i.i_n_o_i-i_n_ja1
ably never did a thing like this."
Jane pulled her (ur collar about her
neck. "I suppose that hatelul, In-,
gratlating little man knows I'm mad,'
she thought. But the proprietor bowed
with an lnscrutlble smile as they leit
the restaurant.
When Jane got home she first decided
to make some eandwlches and
leave them, with a pitcher of milk, on
the dining room table, and then go to
bed with a pretended headache. But
alter she had thought tho matter over
a little she went to work to prepare a
dinner ol unusual excellence.
"I'll Just let him know I'm not Jealous,
anyway," thought Jane. "And 1 11
never tell him I went to his horrid old
lunch place, either. II that proprietor
tells him?but, then, or course he
Jane bustled about planning and
cooking dinner. Theti she dreBsed In
a frock that Bob especially liked, and
when he came in was ready to greet
him with more than her usual enthusiasm.
So intent was sho on her effort
not to seem peered that at first sho
am not notice BOD groucblness. Bat
when be sat down opposite ber at dinner
she saw his frown, au unusual
thing with Bob.
"Where did you lunch today?" His
first word* were disturbingly direct
"Why?at the Ivy Lane," lied Jano
Bob looked at her keenly. Suddenly
tho tables were turned and Jane ap- '
peared to be on tho defensive. Bob <,
bad asked her the one question that she
longed to ask him.
"At the Ivy Lane, did you? What
"Oh?at one; ye3, at one."
"That's mighty strange." said Bob,
and a quick look of distrust came into e
his face.
'O'h, Bob, don't look at me like that! f
I didn't have lunch there at all. I?" .
"Well, then, why did you say you J
wore going to?" r
"I'd like to know what right you c
have to get cross about where 1 had j
lunch. Where did you have lunch':" j
"Why, at the Ivy Lane. 1 hate those
tea rooms. But you seemed so cur t
up about It when I said 1 couldn't come c
up that I hustled up there, and then |
you weren't there." f
"Bob!" Jano was out of her chatr t
and around at his side iu a moment s
"Bob, listen to me. 1 had lunch down t
at your grubby little Italian place.
Mother and I thought we'd come down e
not" U.'ere?-and"^ <
"What did you think. Jane?"
"Oh, I don't know what I thought: ,
But X think you're the most wonderful v
man alive!"
The Greatest Blessing uanklnd i
Can Have.
Many West Virginia people need tils ,
powerful vegetable remedy that puts:
the stomach, liver and bowels in fine ;
condition; that clears the skin of pim-:
pies, rash, blemishes, and eczema; that ]
dissolves boils and carbuncles; that I
makes nerves stronger and steadier and '
gives to psle, weak, run-down people |
the fullest measure of health and I
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovcry,
free from alcohol or narcotics, doea
just what is stated above, amply because
it banishes from the blood all
poison and impure matter. It dissolves
die impure deposits and carries them
out, as it does all impurities, through
the Liver, Bowels, Kidneys and Skin.
If you have a bad. cough, bronchial,
ubjku ui utii-i uiunii, unsteady nerves
or unsightly skin, get Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery to-day and
start at once to replace your impure
blood with the kind that puts energy
and ambition into you and brings back
yonth and vigorous action.
All medicine dealers can supply you
in either liquid or tablet form or 6end
50 cents for trial box of tablets to Dr.
Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. V.
Write for free booklet on blood.'
Clarksburg, W. Va.?"I found the use
of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
and Favorite Prescription to.
gether were excellent medicines to
cleanse and pnrify the system. I took
them because they were recommended
in the store in Jarvisville, IV. Va. I
found them all right?very good medicines.
I cheerfully recommend them,
and would not hesitate to use them
again." ? Mrs. I. GowdsmiTH, . Ill
' School St.. Clarksburg, West Va.
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IT is but
* thousa
this tii
* put it,
1 of Sill
Hats and
None S
To dispense with meat one day
:ach week is not the hardship we find
n sacrificing a day's wheat allowance,
or the last few years of high meat
irices have taught most families to
ut their meat meals to the minimum.
The average family has long been
atlng meat only once a day and even
ess irequenuy, so tost one day wboly
-without meat la scarcely a novelty.
There are more substitutes for meat
han for wheat, although, as the dear
ild law of supply and demand Is still
n operation the price of cheese, eggs,
ish, and milk which we were wont
o servo instead ot roast beef, are alio
showing themselves apt pupils of
he aviation school.
In the three recipes here given veg
tables and milk are the chief contituents
and eggs are used sparingly.
One pound spinach, 2 gills boiling
vater, 1-2 teaspoonful salt, 4 ounces
ireadcrumbs, 1-4 oz. onions, 1-2 oz.
I Notice t
9 The Experience of Hew Wo
9 There is a Remedy for'
Aberdeen, Idaho.?"Last yes
U a weakness with pains in my si
H friend asked ma tn trv
I table Compound and-1 cud so.
bottle I felt very much better,
three bottlea and feel like a
Lydia E. Pinkhsm's Vegetable
best medicine I have ever taker
_^nend it to all Buffering womei
PRESTIDGE, Aberdeen, Idaho.
Kingfisher, Okla.?"For two
with a severe female trouble,
had backache and a pain in mj
time. I bad dizzy spells and v
I could not walk across tho 1
said I wocld have to have an op
asked me to try Lydia E. Pin
Compound. After taking ten
well and strong, have no pain,
spells. Every one tells me hov
tell them Lydia E. Pinkham'i
pound did it"?Miss Nina Son
No. 4, Box 33, Kingfisher, Okla
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A Real, T
< But ONE 1
natural that a store s
mds of Hats should h
ne of year. We're t<
Is tq bother with slow
FORE,beit resolved, a
to dispose of about \2
iD Hats of Silk Veh
c Velvet, Tailored H
Navy, Brown, Grey,
manner of Style and
if, $1.00
rrimmings Bought at
old Before nor After Wedi
butter, 1-2 oz. flour, yolk of 1 egg,
1-2 pint egg eaucc.
Wnsh nnrl ntrlr onlnoph on.1 Itnnl#
In water wltb tbe salt for 10 minutos.
Strain and rub the spinach through
a selve. Put breadcrumbs, onion and
water from tho spinach Into sauce
pacd and stir over tiro until mixture
leaves sides of the pan. Remove tho
onion. Melt butter, mix In flour and
add spinach and cook until quite
thick. Then add yolk of the egg and
cook two minutes, adding bread
crumbs and more seasoning If desired.
Turn on to plate in flat cake and
let cool. When cold tho cako may be
cut in portions the size of cutlets,
dipped in egg and breadcrumbs, and
fried in deep fat. Serve with egg
sauce made by adding 2 hard boiled
eggs chopped to a half-pint of white
One and- ono-half cupfuls stowed
and strained tomatoes, 1-2 cupful
scalded cream, 1-4 teaspoonful sodiv
ajsn Prove Tkt ,i]fi>\\ \
ifoar IUnejs. Ii!'|ps\\\
ir I suffered from 1 Milft\ \ I I ^
Ida and back. A
Pinkbam's Vege-,. fi
After taking ona qSKmSgeffh I
I have now taken jnBgKm f f if ]
different woman. BtMwwflS \Jr jx
Compound is tha tgaBBaP'^ A |
i and 1 can recom- jfn 1
a."?Mrs. Percv apr '
> years I suffered [^fWo_f
was nervous, and "
r side most of tha T r?
as often so faint "SSSSfi
ioor. Too doctor '^gsggl II.
oration. A friend i?"
kham's Vegetable t ~V^
bottles I am now
backache or dizcv -^<3
s well I look and I
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sellers! |
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ret, untrimmed Hats
[ats ready to wear,
Green, Purple, Red*
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Dollar I ; jm
Sale Trimmed Free!
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3 tablespoonfuls butter*, 3 tablespoon- ' ,|?|
fall flour, 1-2 tea spoonful Hit. j
slices ot toast. Melt butter in a
saucepan and add flour, miked with --- $
salt, stirring lu slowly the tomato to
which the soda has been added, tad
lastly add tho cream. Fleoe toast on 3
plates and cover thickly with twee.
Ono small head of celery, i table*
spoonful breadcrumbs, whites ot 1
eggs. 1-2 pint of milk, 1-2 ouj}?e bob
ter, salt and pepper. The celery
should be well washed and cut in twm.i.
inch pieces. Place in cold water and
boll up as quickly as possible. pouring . i
off water as soon as it boiia tad adding
milk and seasoning. The calery
and milk should bs boiled tor halt
an hour, or until thoroughly-tender, - >
and the milk then ponred oft. Place
breadcrumbs In bowl and add three >ii
tablespoontuls ot milk In which eel- , !
ery^stewed, add the^buttar^nd cOTtf
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