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I FACTS
I fmE DAILY ||
I {SHORT STORY]
I . A STATE OF MIND.
By fMtft .'lA' L;u.>auu. j
fCop/right. 1018, by Ik* Met'lure
r Newr-rjaper Syndicate)
WHEN Willird Srownly fouad hlui t
W\ , self la a r?w city v.b?r* a nWW
m~ ) lift etmntd to (row up abou- Ma
K 1)0 discovered u a talents vklch r*
P cover before IBtpeetOd he bad Andi
P be Burreedod. ar .rm who are Inspired!
P succeed, until elyht y??r otter words I
P be awoke one nornlnc,r' rtnd kliaielf
1 tblrty-two yneri old.
P "My birthday." be aosed aloud And,
I be flexed the ruscles of his arm* sad;
shoulders, rotbcr proud to be so fit
I That night In celebration he diotd
I alone at o wel< knows cole, where he
I was struck by something that had not
I baton occurred to him In his busy new
I lift. All !be world seemed to be pairI
ed off! Couple otter rouple. two end
I two, mea otd (irls-ev?ry? . rr' Thej
I wren atrolllng In the streets entering
I thestora. atepplns out ' and Into tax
I Irabs. wal'lny for n he wsi
I alone!
I He was pondering 'he nmr thing
I the next morning while h<- wa? welt
I leg for his sterrr-ap'.ie.I
"Miss Dean is 111 today 1 n well-bred
I TOlee bnke In on his r"*Ar
I He turned tc tee Alii ? 8h sna nols
I book in bead. Handing Jnat Inside the
I oaen door of his private of',- e
ort of?oh, natural. somehow!"
And then she git Tery red when h
-r.other pointed an accusing finger
her "Wall, I don't care." said AIU
-punl.Ily. "it Is nice."
And after dinner, while Alice w
Iress ng. lie wiped the dishes.
"Do you think she lltces ne a little
he ashed her moth or hopefully "T<
\ I'm planning to ntsrry her."
Mrs. Shane rnii>d at his eaternei
';,ove, you know," she said softly, "
iher a atnte of mind."
"It"* the best state I ever ran In." I
-aid boyishly.
Her eyes were mlstv and her him
wero on his shculdtrs. "You art
dear boy." she said. "I can see thi
but you'd have to he worthy of het
And when they returned from the
drive along toward evening. A'J<
"Kothiag eerlous, I hope he said.
"Oh. no! ! thin* not!"
"Then tt donin't matter." he said. as
sheseated herself opposite Mm at his
flat-topped desk.
While he dictated he ob?erred hei
rlosely. She had been In his eonlay
for two rears ar.*he had n?ver fleer,
her particular notice before. He hid
observed that her work was nnlfomtl*
food?and that sh* SJI reliable She
had been a silent. effUient rlrl who
had assumed one little dutv aft?r si;
other, until her responsibility had lie j
come eonstdereble. Twice he bad'
railed her salary, but until this pertlc-1
ular mominf he couldn't have told the
color of her eyes lo save his life But
he could now. and her heir pleased
him. too. end the clear smoothness of
her skin.
During the fourth letter he notice'
her srrisu. Slim they were, only ha'
U vide ts his o*n. lie taarveied a
thit, u4 then be voice. h? liked the'
very much, indeed. Suddenly he go
curious to hear It and also to see hr
eyei?Just to make sure h? was right
"What is yrur r-aiary new?" he
aikod abruptly.
"Twenty dollars." she looked up
ew!ftlyv surprise in her eyes.
"You're having a grsat djal of re
sponsibflity of late, are ycu not!"
"Hot more than I'm c.tpable of!" she
said (Imply.
Ho made e note "Twenty five inone
too much for a g rl the^e da;..
he seld half to himsa.f.
In the middle of ti e Sixth letter h<
lot to wondering how old the was. an
finally he ceided that she was about
twenty-three, but his pause was a'.long
that she eventually looked up to
ttnd him audying her ab".?nt!y.
NVhftl'a th? rriMrf*" wVi*
Ik land flying Instinctively to her hair.
A "I was Just wondering whit yuur,
W nether was like" he answered vaguely
She gave him one curious specula-;
4?e glance and then?"I wl'l aive the
Batter my attention should the onlion
demand," ?ha repeated primly
ranscrlbing the last sentence fram lie:
totes. He took the hint and finished
lis correspondence without firtt-er
comment, but during the morning rhe;
was constantly In his thoughts, and he'
kept wondering hour he could get port
the reserve without being offensive.
Then in the midst of hit dreaming she
returned with the letters for hit stpia
tare.
"I wonder." he ventured, as he
thufned over the letters slmlessly "1
sonder It your mothar would ash a
1 eoiro chap like me out to dinner
tomsrrowf" The neit day was Sur.
liy.
She was startled, and a tinge of suspicion
clouded her eyes
"1 hop ?. Mi Brownly. you re not
going to make It difficult for me to1
srork for you. I can't accept the five
dollar ralee. If there's a?a social
string tied to It."
"There are no strings." he said curtly.
"and your assumption Is unfair.
Please bear In mind thst I was not,
isklng you out to dinner?I w-a? Asking
myself in That's til. I think"
8o for the rest of the morning Alice
Shane was In a brown study. What it I
the had been unfair?the possibility of
i It made her flush, and she dec;dcd to !
talk it over with her mother.
But Brownly was not to be dlscour-1
aged, and late Sunday morning he
started adventuring in hts roadster,
finally ha draw up in front of a modest
apartment house, went In and
pushed the bell-button under the name
of Mrs. Clara Phanr Fortunately
there was no speaking tube, eo he
caught the door knob eagerly, and en
tered as soon as the latch was released 1
from above.
?T_ At Mil .
up inrro uignu. sunning in the half
Open door he found Alice Shane. She
! tu elan In a pink gingham morning
lip that left her arms bare. Her hair
wm bit tumbled end she was a very
murh surprised young woman. Indeed.
"Why?why?i thought It wa? the
Iceeream man!" and a dimple same
dangerously n?ar the corner of her
aouth.
"Wrong," laughed Brownly. And a
moment later he was shaking hand*
with her mother.
"You see," he explained to that
pleasant lady, "yesterday. 1 aiked to
he permitted to come to dinner, and I
grieve to reyort that your daughter
waa rude to me. Very!" he added severely.
frowning at Alice.
"I wasn't." abe denied "I was Just
?surprised!" And she waa flushing
I In a four minute* h? was standing 1"
I <he kitchen In hi* shirt Sleeve*. saioltI
log bis pipe and watching tb* mytI
terles of the making of * salad. and all
I the while ha kept up a running fire of
I humorous conversation, punctuated by
I little flurries of laughter and swift re
I parte* from Alice.
I "last It fun to have a men around."
I . Wh'sp er*1 A'>e to her me he- vhen
I be bad gone is rs.'ill his p p* "It's so
I j^L
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AND FAI
KIMONO TUNIC
FROM JAP SIIJ
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By Betty Brown
Fair Japan, the world'* (ilk ipc.i
1st, tome* to the rescue of woolle
Americans with offering* of the mn
delectable weares and color*. I
woman is going to wetp for the lo
cf wool when silk is hera to con;e
her. This particular consolation
i tunic of saa gray silk, grapetil
'lusters In purple bluas. ft shows tl
lfluence of jt? native land In tl
mono like cut of collar and sleet
\ dose fitted skirt of gray satin
I he frock foundation.
*
ii.ii ai in in 1 in* room, ?'iraicine*?
bright eyed. telling her mother brent
lessly about the green hills and tl
little eight* along the road "Oh.
felt so selfish because you wtrei
with us." she sighed.
"I never before rrnlized Just ho
selfish that tar la," reg 1 Brown!
meaningly. "What we ne-td Is
family car. and I'm going to get oi
hi* week.''
Mrs Shane gave him a llttla el
nitirlant glance and mr.de for tl
kitchen. Alice attempted te folio1
hut Brownly reached out euddenly at
caught her by the wrist. Deflantl
breathlessly, she tried to hold him ?
hut he drew her relertlesely into h
arms. In vain . be looked about to h
mother for aid. but Mrs Shane had a
parently abandoned her to her fate, i
with a little eight the gave in, whl
he kissed the uncertainty out o( hi
eyes and a emit# to her line.
In the next room Mrs. Shane ato<
looking out Into the gathering dui
with moist eyes, "t's Just a state i
mind." she murmured sadly, "but afti
all. such a beautiful state of mind."
How to Measure Whea
Substitutes in Baking.
By BIDDY BYE.
In all probability the uee of wbei
substitutes will continue and tacreai
so long as war endures. In spite <
this year s bumper wheat crop It wl
be naeessary to Increase our ehl)
menti abroad, and also to store enong
seed and surplus wheat tor years <
possible crop failure.
Therefore, since we ere to do ei
biking with less end less when it b
hoores housewives to lesru it one
the definite Bseasureaeits of whei
kg I ffTfueo Hit M
kito save voocomi
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Mir Wo tiki
1CIES FOR
mv/?S:
WAR EARNINGS- EASY
Br Winona
MarceUa pulled the plot from her c
shoulders. She wa? heme from her dc
1 Uke reel movie heroine evening.- on t!
Marcella was a hirh eehool girl doing
Having finished her coiffure, on a Pan
etbook and proudly exhibited her troxc
"What! Ten dollars a week for a fix
expert*?**'" Melaimed the Crors Aun
when I went to teaching at twentj-fo
training!"
"Eaay money. Marcella." remarked i
the Thrifty Person of ths family. "R
eaiy g? ' "
Wherein te contained abont ell the
eetcsrnlng woman's war-time earnings.
Easy money: Half educated and qi
paid 910 a week mcralv to learn eonM
| women are "pulling down" war time v
tkalr extravagance.
"I neldem atll a 1300 gown new. So
. of drcrtes for a big eastern house "
11 Oft varieties Women doing war wori
"Women who have always had mor.e:
usual." aays a shoe saluman, "but thot
are doing some mighty reckless sp'ndin
9 pairs of shoes to seme girls!"
Woman has always been known us
the war whlth crams her pocket book j
for saving her wages.
I With so inauy of the most el sible rr
, all this fancy and exper.sixe dressing? \
.Tarlr rnnirc hiv.np
It
'I here w?l an ancient *o!d:ei-soi:g.
II These warring time* remind me.
a. b which the \ erae ir long and atrcng
h Of "the girl I left behind me."
)f j But new the girl you leave behind.
ir! With mingled tear* and laughter.
# , Believe me. boy*, ihe'a not the r-'
'? To be behind hereafter i
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etATTttt J#"1'1" 1
icrfDmt'.M0*; *** V%2* 1
To j Vw),H|. , ^ *
I Bstter yet. why not buy Liberty bon>!
and Jack end the war quickly?
| The yovernment lts-!f pleads with t
! woman who works and saves ns well is
flour substitutes which replace the 1
wheat required in pace-time recipes I
Here is the teb> of measurements (
prepared in the experimental kitchen 1 (
of the United States food adminlstra (
tion and the office of home economics.1 (
Bleb measurement y ven la
?! weieht te one oupful of flour. I
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Wilcox.
will and ihook her curia about h<
>wn town Job. and ah* liked to lot
be front porch.
vacation work in retl estate rlTir
irdajr nl$ht, ?he produ-ed her pool
teen-year-old jlrl, and not a mite <
it. "Why. 1 got only $10 a we*
ur. and I had an experaiv* colics
the Nice Auntie, who wa* known t
cmember. little girl, "easy come an
wisdom which can be accumulate
liie lnercpenenceo young women at
i occupations. In ?un land whei
rages. a severe criticism is made <
fifty functions are off." saya a buy?
But I sell dozers and dozens of th
k buy thcr.i."
y to spend are shopping carefully, i
;e to whom high wages are a ncv?-li
g. It's no trouble at all to sell thre
the d'sMireer. the sp-r.der. hut r.o
rovide3 her with the best oi :easoi
ten per." cr ?r:eaa. v ha* "s the ur? (
Vhy not save up to buy cbth'i whe
Is, and thrift stamp- .to help Samm
romen to give this assistance. Th
twice a patriot.
Barley 1 2 S cur
Buckwheat 7 S cur
l"orn flour 1 cup <scant
'ore meal (coarse) 7 S cur
rv,rn mesl 'finet 1 cur
Hornstareh 3-4 cur
Peanut flour 1 cur
Poteto flour J 4 cur
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ror now the girl':
Beh.nd the ber.cli
Behind An whok
And who rirnfl <1
Behind the town.
She doe# her dai!
Fho' still behind
She's not one wh
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| Rice flour ..... T-* dip
Rolied oat* 11-3 cup*
Rolled oats iground) 1 1-3 cup)
Soybean flour 7 8 cup
Sweet potato flour Ill cupi
Whoat eubstltutea which giro bot
or rerulia if combined than If need
alono are: Rolled oat* igroundi an<
corn flour: buckwheat flour and pota
to flour: peanut flour ar.d potato, rlct
or corn flour, aorbean flour and con
meal.
'T | Aa gen-ral ruler for ualng the wheal
* substitute flours the government food
experts suggest.
*_ The us# cf accurate measurement!
?a standard, half pint cup.
>f. After using correct measurement!
k If the batter appears tco thick or too
te thin da r.ot alter it bv adding more
tlour ar water. It will come to prop
is er consistency w hen baked,
d Bake all breads and pastry of sub
titut# flours acre slowly and longer
ban wheat doughs. Substitute* make
better biscuits when dropped than
'* whea relied cut and cut Piecrusts
* v hah may not roll weli nary be patted
into place on the pastry pans Do not
,r chill pastry crusts be.ore beting.
? Here are two excellent breads ol
wheat substitutes:
Barley Soocn Bread- Mix together
> 1 cupful of tisrlcy flour and 1 cupful
* of hot. boilad hewiny grits. Mix with
tlie-n 2 teaipconfuls of baking powder
* r:id 1 o? salt and stir thoroughly. Beit
" two ege; well and whip them Into 2
. oupfula of sweet milk Add *o the bat
ter 2 tsbleaposnfuli of melted vageta3
ble fat or ell. beat thoroughly and
v bake In a buttered baking dish Serve
hot frenj the dish with buttermilk or
, butter and syrup.
A.s/t.... . J C:?4 U
vs&kiiG'jr, vorniojr oreia-om iw
<r*:her 1 and 1-3 cupfu'.s of corn Tout
~ and t cupful around rolled rats and
s fttr In 1 tesspeonful of aalt and 8 tegrpoonfuls
of bakine powder. To the
) dry Ingredients add 4 tablespsonfula
of regulable fat or lard and 4 table
rpoonfule of rorn syrup. Stir ta 3
age. "re!! beaten, and aaoUten with
3 4 cupful of nixed milh and water
, Bnhe in prrasM bread pan*
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behind the fam,
y grind, end
the soldier's in,
it behindhand!
opjrright, 1911. N. E. A )
-(OLIVIA IS SOME VAMP
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1 CONFESSION
I 'ill . .r?ryrrr- 11. . n
Ana!* over this morning lookIns
very pale end worn Tie boy has
itemed to tap all her life; aha hat
never been very veil slnee ho ?aa
born.
"He la the apple of his fatber'a eyei.
Mist Margaret, and I hope I'm going to
live loaf enou|h to act bin right." the
laid.
"What do you mean Anal*?" I asked
"You tea he Is to mueh like hit
felhoo that V Unnv mhao ha aal m a
iomv* mm i miv* "h?ii nv ?rvr n
little older they will fight like Kilkenny
cate."
"Maybe not Annie," I said, trying
to comfort bar.
"Why don't yon know Mies Margaret,
that while a* my old grandmother
Died to aay. 'friah are sometime* uncertain.'
It le oaly sometime*; most
of the time they are certain, and one
of the thing* they are certain about
It an Irrefutable dealre to play life
like a game and play It at though their
hope of eternity depended on the reault
of each trick which they take
from thoae they love beet. An Irishman
is either a fighter or a diplomat.
Tim is a fighter and I am afraid the
bov it lilm him "
"1 with Tim only cared for him in
the eaae way ha caret tor me. I
sometimes think it doee net do to
ove a child too much.
"Whet do you mean Anale. I em
euro that Tim adortt you?"
"No. dear, H U the othar way arouad
I adora him. Why. MUt Margaret. I
just eat out to marry Tim Latferty
and he had Just about as mneh ebanee
at a mouta in a kitten's paws after 1
had mtda ay mind hp to marry him.
"Man. Mitt Margarat, ara poor creatures.
the beit of them, when they try
to outwit n women, and thay are to
blame tor making u* to quick to take
advantage of them.
"Tou see, the oply weapons wo hart
le oar wit, and wa modem woman
have learned to use it in a way that
IJ --I-- e.de.alhar Vwo
would BUI ft IM ft I MHI|IWV>U?I ?
could ih* im us when ? src Id full
ctlon.
"You know. Mist Margsret, that Tins
ras ths best looking and llkllsst man
I bad over known and. although ha did
at that tims drink a little too much. I
dstorminsd to marry him?and I did."
"How did you do It. Annio*" I askod
sailing. "You did not ask him. did
your
"Yes I did grotty near do that very
thing.
I "Yo? son I mMsaiod to tot htm find
mo to tears?yo? know how tears
affect an Irishman?and after mneh
coaxing because?well because?and:
then I cried again.
"You knew the Irish are rery quick'
to take a hint and Tim liked me and
he hated to make a woman cry. But,
st that time Timothy Lafferty hadj
IRE)?By ALLMAN.
vww DwYI || nr
btfoToTHE
KUBUtH C
I tTAn'jnm.
U> AT *15 pftfc *?
I* I COUtOMV USU
wwwy a
CIRCLE I
ll CT?f| -
Sale Ot I
c Skirts I
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markable range I
skirts in stripes I
Is with belts &
i trimmed. 1
ov v aiuc
4.89 1
S OF A WIFE \ 'M
| Just m much Mm of netting married
ii did a cat of flying
"After we war* married m NMM
< bar Mist Marearet. I bad a great Ml
| of trouble and there wee a time wbea
j to koop my murage up I bad ta whie1
par 'You choaa thla Job. now ta tt pad
: that will lie down on it?* Alt to I H
| stuck to It and after the children
, cam# you know Tim settled down hit*
I the splendid man ha Is. But acme
times l Hinder if T did rltbt after all.
Every man as well at every *Mll
, should have tt least one filed At the
kind of love that tabee pou ?f( fiat - ?
| feet. Tim never loved me la thidwihk' - I
and sometimes I worry for fear that tt
I will net him when he Isn't weteltng '
J nut You know. Mlas Margaret, thtl i
TTmUitm young enouih to MA '
pretty girl without glasaea*
i "Surely you didn't am -"
1 mean nothing but molly what
: I hart aald. t'p to data Tim Laffarty
hasn't the slightest Idea that he dnaa '
not love me aa much aa he la eapahle
ot loving anyone, but Ood help Annie
Lafferty if ahe la alive when he Hate
It out.''
11 gfi
Between 1878 and ISM, when the %
Spanlah-Aerlcan war broke oet there .
| were only It tnataaeea la whleh the 3
torpedo had been uaed la actual war,
fare.
Iweeml I
Eye Strain Cnrtalle I
Ko person, old *t TH8. Hi I
II do hit best work It he hM H I
| fight a cam of eye-strain. 1%to I
| strain will tap hit eaeft^M
| mum hit attention to
| prevent concentration and
| der hla greatly In whatever ha |
| undertakes. The wiaeat too en |
| such a person can aaka to to I
I have us remove the strain hp I
| supplying a properly fitted pair |
I of glasses.
I A. B. Scott I I
I Optometrist alto Opfeton ?M I
Scott's the Jeweler* I
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