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The Younger Set.
\ ' By JANE 08B0RN 688'." old Mrs. Oleum, parting birr ?m?ll feet ,?,1 painfully Into s mallei danc J slippers. "Excuse me, Tom. Mr , laying 'gosh' bat honestly I'd Mather to fab Boom than ..to go to ?that daaee." Tom atttiop lookM sympathst . Jotlly from his post before the Ohlf tonler. where he ni straggling ?with the studs of hla evening shirt. vi?t;wpt>os? we're got to go." 1 "Obi I mippow! '10.' Mid the ?tottBg ?Wife, now oarefolly brnth lag the collar of Tom'a , evening .coat aa It lay on the bed. "Hoaie work and the twlna ate nothing to compare with what I hare to un dergo for that *yoong? set.' I promised to ohaportn them. Grace Hayee will meet us at1 the oloh 1 house and will be back for the ?^?Hppotii ant the 1 thought once faUfht. Yonr brother, . I will D? there and ho'll want 25Sr^S!irV0fttt-,1.tho,u*h' Wd. pall off a match with him?" - ? *???* w??< a ui?bcu >vitn mm?' "Them," echoed Tom snoerlngly. they're Jnit like the reet of the '?hger e?t. Cfaxy for excitement leyn nover settle down Ad r? real happiness tho way we Tonnn people arc dlferont laja." Tom was all or five Older . than his brother I. ?td Mts. Oleason waa two older than Grace Hayes, yet two felt the advantage o( . i many yoars. > ; the Oleasons, clad in their , went to the dance at the Jtry club, leaving tho slumber (. twin In tho custodianship of i] maid of all work, who also bered In her room on the 1'floor. 'An honr lator Jim Oleason tried So front door of tho Oleason sub Mn honit, found it locked and , e an unceremonious entrance ..through a partly open front win dow. He took off his hat and coat then hs lsboes. rummaged for fonnd a pair of slippers and a jldng Jacket of his brothers In lownstalrs hall closet. A forag expedition in the kitchen re Ited In some crullers of his sls ' 1a law's baking and some ap ilee; Theso< he laid on the table iHlde the easy chair in front of ??1 flreplaco. He tilled hla pipe 'V;hls brother'a tobacco, poked embers, threw on a fresh log ,sat down tp enjoy all the com s ot a home that was not'his t." ' j.comfort he enjoyed alone 19 .hour. At 10:30 ho heSd a k at the front door and opened rJm'COra?0 Hayes In day iOS: with an overnight bag In "?ind. ... iftQght you'd be at the dance" -J/sald with some hauteur and ime apology. "No/ drawled James, assisting ?raca off with hor wrap, and seat Mi her in a secotfd easy ohalr be Iderthe fire. "I can't stand the ?co. I said I might come, but It ?? only for an excuse to spend 10 night hero. How those married oople want to gad about as Ihey ?,<?!. can't 100., With a home like >ls?hkvt) a cruller and an ap 1,". ho Interrupted polntlug to J Ontlay on tho table. "Gee, If I id a. lit lo house like this and a >, hellevo me I'd stay at home! |t then we'ro different. Slnco - war follows havo known how [ Appreciate a homo. But thnt Ider married set?all they think "?mC? oment, todl.'ng and Jaez ill that sort of thing." too looked wistfully Into tho rt!T know," ?ho said. "Olrls Ifferont now. They are more lUB." fore was a lone and rathor j-f/ul pause. Then James Olea !h.-fcent toward Grace, who was "log up straight In her chair. .Jregffijpn't you marry me?" '*>0, Grace said, still very wlst 1 and she noded her head slow ed looked Into tho flro. "I think [..aid marry yon If I married any IV Jimmy, but I'm afraid of mar K'y " seems to change people ?SPQ}d ho-l ke'your sister in iw. And yoa-mlght change about rid-be as mad 'about dancing and toitomenLas Tom. I'd rather go dwmlng abont a.home than to preri?t?mi* ? my 0Wn an(1 not taJfn 10 look *<?' ?Vvd ,luUtc hls head "?- He had been pleasantly ised to hoar Grace say that fould marry him if she. mar-II tooarfort '.^"1" ? TOmotbln*l 70u,r, polnt of Vlow, A "II W#Uld be ghtful to find yourself In a home O thla, for Instance and not ap I#W <t Or '0 b? mario^ to th< W.yOu lored and fnd her unwll! r^Wf stay borne for a quiet I rjalng rd bo sorty for Tom, only think he is as far gone as Mabel". ,.other .pause ensued. '.^Couldn't tit.engaged and see how that tffotfted.us" ;J^'nWOU,d, a Wal engage 5. r?.06 Ioohe<1 a "hock ? . l^o. Jimmy, 1 never Intend to *; engaged except to the man I 'nrrr. men I do get engaged 1 at to ho married very, vory soon. *?ta?W' I take those things so !* j if 'Dlc a" 11,0 8|ri'1 In jot'do. They are so different I,tho older girls like Mabel." lie matter seemed settled. For Jnytnlautee they sat and ex W a few remarks about tho ir. and plays they had or n't scop. Then one or two of ' twlhs walled ont from the r aoljve, and Grace, with Tom ler woke, flea to the nursery ? y were busy executing requests "?rinks of water when Tom and -1 lot themselves In the front ? below. 40 twins again tucked qnletll heir adjoining cribs. Jim and 9 gropsd-thotr way in the dark -1" hall toward tho stairs. 1 Grace's arm very close ts , so that she would not H,They heard the rolcoa ot - Malxl below and they iB^fo lis en. >Wt$ <?ok again to home. W" fMi Tom. He was no chalr Just vacated by. was In Oraoola I Grace went j*xtp tho" landing '?"see them, Ther tijHgiSgji brothe?vJimr ?oal4 hewanted to. Earns more tlufa I "And there's. Grace," continued Mabel. "Bhe'S Independent her self. Bhe wouldn't have to nit tot a man to UU? enough to support . "IMessjthey are a liferent tA y don't know the meaning of home. Here he went oref to that dance on purpose to get them together, ud th.-y didn't eTitt eome. l'MB we something mom ettltlng kept them both. That danot at the SiX ?rVa't ?? <"H. hut honestly, MMbel, I wai mlaerable every time I danced with any one but yon and when I was dancing with yon I was aching to be here before our own little fireplace w)lh yon at my side." There wonld hare been more of th(? aort of thing between the Glee, sons If in spite Of Jim's protecting ana..Orace bad not mleaed a atep on the stairway where Jim and ane were standing. Bhe gate a too little ecTeata and clung to Jim aa If the Oleasons' front atalra weKi the slippery aide Of an AJplne chasm, The Gleasona, fearful Jeet harm had come to the twlna above, hur ried to the hall and snapped on the electrdlc light that showed Grace be.'?g upheld with rather unneces sary tenacity by Jim. "We didn't mean to overhear you," aaid Orace. 'But we did hear every word you said," Mabel Gleeson's face registered hauteur. She didn't know how It happened that these young people should be in her honee clinging to each other on the landlig ot her stairway. At the momont she couldn't rocall what she had ?aid, but aho remembered U was person al. She cboso to cover her embar? rassment by appearing offended. "tt Is too bad you slipped Grace She said, looking as Idly at her as she could, "because If it hadn't been for your little soroam Tom and I should probably bav6 Bald a good deal more that would havo Interested you." "We heard all we needed." Jim laughed. "We heard enough to know that you and Tom are home folks after ail. Somehow I thick that what we heard Is going to make a big difefrenco In our lives." Ha hadn't altogether released Orace, in spite ot her little Jerks to he free and now he held two strong arms on her shoulders and looked In'.o her eyes. "It will make a difference, won't It?" he asked hor. aa !t no one had been by and quite regardless of Mabel's gasps of surprise. Perhaps they wlntspered- some thing, or perhaps they said It aloud or perhaps they understood each other Just by an exchange of glances. No one of the quartet Jus', remembered how It happened later. But there on the lnndlng Grace told Mabel nnd Jim told his brother Tom, and thero w'ere goneral con gratulations and n few toars nnd Tom and Jim shook hands and Mabel kissed Grace and then kiss ed her husband nnd kissed J'm. and it was not until later that they remembered that ton minutes earlier Grace had qnl'e definlntely told Jim that she had no Inten tion ot marTylng any one. (Copyright 1992, by the . McClttre Newspaper Syndicate.) 1 SISTER MARY'S I I KITCHEN (Copyright 1921, N. E. A.) | |L, . .?_-? ? , ,, J Uso oranges morning, noon and night. They are rich in mineral salts which act as a tonic and an aid to digestion. Always wash oranges before using them no matter In what form they are to bo served. If orange juice Is served for breakfast strain the Juice. It should not bo necessary for those drinking It to strain It between their teeth, as K were. Do not add sugar or water to Orange Julco be fore breakfast. Orange Salad Two oranges, 1 neufchatel cheese, curant Jelly, shredded let tuce, French dressing. Peel oranges and separate in sections. Remove tough skin, but keep section unbroken. Arrange sections on a bed of lettuce, each section radiating from a tiny ball of cheese. Put one-quarter tea apoonfdl of currant Jelly on each cheese ball. Pour over n plain French dressing. Use lemon Juice rather than vinegar In the drosalng and omit sugar and muBtard. Diced oranges add much to any fruit salad. A salad made of seeded cluster raisins, English walnuts and diced oranges on let tuce hearts with a Frcnch or whip ped cream dressing Is delicious with roast lamb. Lamb chops garnished with slices of oranges acquire fresh savor. Orange Pudding Four gbod sized oranges, 1 cup stmar, 2 enps m'lk. 2 erim l t?t-i?. spoon cornstarch. H teaspoon salt, 'A cup sugar, 1 tablespoon cold water. Peel oranges and cut in thin slices, removing seeds. Put In pudding dlah and cover with one cup sugar. Heal milk In double boiler. Beat yolke ot eggs well and stir Into scalding hot milk. Dilute cornstarch In' a little cold milk and stir. Into milk mixture. Cook and stir nntll thick. Pour over fruit . Beat whites oCeggi with cold water till stiff sua dry. These MUST be beaten with a wire whisk. Beat In sugar. Spread over custard and put in a hot oven for eight minutes to brown and puff the meringue. Let cool and serve. No sauce is necessary. Orange Sponge Four oranges, 1 tablespoon granulated gelatine, K cup cold w*ter, a cdp boiling water, H Cup sugar, 2 eggs (whites). tfnt the tops oft orangos and remove the pulp. Rnb through a Bne sieve.- There should be one and one-bait cups -Juice,. Soak gelatine In cold water for 15 mln utes. Add -boiling water, sugar1 Parachutes A little breeze cam* along sn lifted Up Into the ?lr. Thefe ? funny little old Bus kins Bitting on a fuzzy dandelion, smoking hia plpn and asking the Twins II they would like to go to Thistledown Land. You don't hare1 to guest very hafd ta Und out what the children answered. There, I know you're guessed already. But a thought Struck N'ancy. "Oh. t forgot, we can't so, Mr. Buskins We're not allowed near the apple tree since Kick ate a green apple and got sick. So we can't get to the magloal elevator." "Don't I know It!" nodded Bus kins soberly. 'That's why I'm. here. You eee there are more ways than one of getting to the Lnnd-of tlp ln tho-Alr. This dandelion putt was just about to start for that part of It called Thistledown Lend and I thought we could be passengers. What do you say? You've got your Magic Green Shoes on and can wish yourselves as small u Jou like." "Of course," laughed Nick "It'll POLLY AND PA By ZOE B Polly and her husband leaned upon the rail of the great ship, whistle a-ecream, slowly moved out from tho pier. Grimy dock hands Shouted,Thing rophs and ran to and fro. Bait a dozen tugB, Ihelr blunt noses pressed against tho liner's Bides", pushed and strain ed noisily to get her Into mld strosm, hoaded toward the oca. The little brldd held tightly her man's arth. Her o>'cs swept the vanishing p!er whera not ono fam iliar face smiled liQr a good-bye. She thought of her wedding four days ago In the pretty church' at Lester Falls. Of her girl friends, fussing ecstatically about her, "en vying her" the super-fortune of such a husband anil such a houey j moon! Of Aunt Sue, stern to the last, and full of warnings about | "that wickcd Paris," but affectioa i'ate and dependable. And of hor | mother, whoso lovo sho knew would follow her everywhere, through ever}- joy and sorrow?I though sorrow seemed too romoto | lo think about now. She thought back to that gay dinner on the eactbonnd train. And of the darl ing drawing-room?the first l'olly had ever seen?with tholr new bags in It and the Pullman porter grinning sympathetically at tho rice that fell out of their hats. Then there was the marvelous hotel in New York, with the room done In roso, and the shaded lamp, and Paul's flowers everywhere, and tho 5>ed turnod down by the smil ing raald who called hor "Mad ame." Polly could not shake oft the teOUng that sh8 was in a dream and must wake up and find lierself in the clapboard house on Hill I street, or typing away at stuffy old j Canby's letters. She Bqueetcd Paul's arm and he promptly put It round her should ers?and who care* what the pas sengers thlnkl "Look at It dear, tlia^sky-llne! How can building? be so tall nnd not fall over? Sco tha way the sun flashes on the windows, and, oh, Paul, look at that church steeple stuck In amongst those and orange juice and silr over-boil ing watr till dissolved. Remove from (Ire and let stand in cold place until well chilled. Add the whites of tho eggs and beat with a whisk until light. Fill the orange shells with this mixture and let stand till thoroughly chill od. Orange Fritters These are awfully good to servoj with roast dnck or chicken. Three oranges, 2 tablespoons , flour, 2 tablespoons warm water, 1 dessertspoonful oil, I ogg (white) H teaspoon salt, gran ulated sugar, powdered sugar. Peel oranges and break In soo~ 'tions, dividing each orange In sixths or quarters, aocording to slxe. Sprinkle with granulated sugar and let stand while prepar ing the' batter. Sift flour and salt into mixing bowl. Add oil and water gradually and stir until' per fectly smooth. Then'lbeat well. Let stand an hour. Add the white of the egg beaten 1111 stiff and dry. Dip each prece of orange In the batter, drop in fleep hot fat and fry until lightly We need used furniture to sujtply our old!, store corner Jackson and Jefferson streets. Yon need New Furniture from our new store. Ill Monroe street. Let us exchange. We also npalr or store furniture. \ You will find a complete line of furniture, carpets, stoves, paints and wallpaper at our new store, 221 Monroe strfct. See Denham First Co,^ 881 Monroe Street Next to Woolnorthi . i gently. very gently, they Were be lota of full, I've alwaya won dered where the dandelion putts traveled to." "There's only one thing," warned Buskins. "We can't &o together. As soon as this puff leaves Its stem, It separates Into a hundred tiny . parachutes, Each ot us will hare! to sit atop ot a different one, but! don't be frlghtoned, they arc all go-; Ing to the same place and we'll soon ? be together again." With that he knocked the ashes |<mt of his pipe and put it into his1 pocket Nancy ahd Nick wished j themselves almost as small as noth- j lng at all ,ond hopped up on the; dandelion puff be9ldo their fairy | friend, each on a nlco llttlo para chute. No sooner were they nicely set Ued than a little breeze came along and gently, vory gontly, they were lifted up into the air and were sail ing smoothly toward the far away clouds." (Copyright, 1922, N. E. a. Service.) .UL-AND PARIS! gtnnta till it's Just a toy! Itn't it all too wonderful!" "Yep?fine lITtlo town, Now York. But wait till you see Paris, my own girl. There's a city tor you! Now York'B crude compared to it. Oh, I don't mean, in conven iences?thoy've got more bathtubs and telephones in Lester Falls 1 guess than In ail Paris. "But I mean the life?the people ?tho way they look at things and understand things. Thoy know how to live, believo mo!. A.iJ everything's so beautiful?the groat open spaces, tiio parks and gardens ahd boulevards and pai acos. And tho shops?wow! Maybe I better not let you soe iho shops, Poilyklns." "Are the womon really so won derfully dressed?better than' In New York!" "Weil?different, somehow. More art, or something. Why, they llvo to be beautiful and dress, and wear Jewels and laugh and love and be charming. At least I suppose the gaiety's come back to Paris. 1 haven't seen it since tho year I left collego." Polly pressed Jier_cheek against hie sleeve. How tremendous the world was?and how unknown! How little was she and l.oster Falls and the things shs knew compared to the things Paul knew! "But you lovo your Utile o!d plain-Jane from tho prairies, even i if sho isn't a?a .Paris-lte?" Paul bent his head with his dear boyish laugh and put his lips close to her ear. "Lovo you, Mousle? You are my world.... I can't toll you here how I love you, tbe people might got personal. Come on down and see our cabin?I'll tell you there.-' The momentary senso of strangeness and loneliness passed. Joyously sho followed Patal down the gangway as he banted out thoir numlber. A woman stopped from a room three or fonr doors away, glanood curlouslp at Paul, thoo came toward them smilingly, holding out her hand. (To IWf Continued) " (Copyright, 1022, NGA service) browned, about 10 mlnute?. Drain on brown paper and dredge with powdered sugar. Serve at once. ? VALENTINE FLOWERS We can deliver orders any place in the United States or Canada within two boars time. ? Hauges Flower & Plant House Rldgley off loctut PHONE 541 of Osgood's Winter Coats and S 73 Coats to Be Sold 29 Suits to Be Sold ?in several price groups?marked lower than ever before for quiek and decisive disposal MADE of all-wool velours of a quality and rich ness never before associated with such a low price. Some are self trimmed and others are trim med with genuine fur collars. Colors are black, brown, navy and copen blue and both regular and extra large sizes are to be had. Original prices were $25.00 to $35.00. ''THESE are garments for every ' requirement? * made of fine velours and soft Bolivias; richly silk lined and many are trimmed with very fine fur oollars and cuffs. They were extraordinary values at their original prices of $39.50 to $59.50. Only one of a style in this inviting group and all colors and all sizes are represented. 10 Ultra-Handsome Coats af $29 ?The Most Exquisite Garments In Our Store ! HPHE richest materials, handsomest styles and finest hand-embroider-: A ing and fur trimmings, combine to make these the most extraordin ary Coat values of the season. Each one is an exclusive model. Sizes 16;' 18, 36 and 38 only?but this is the popular range that assures ten women most satisfying selections at this remarkably low price. Colors are blue| brown and black. Prices originally were $65.00 to $95.00?so you know the present reduced figure mearis utmost value. T'HESE are models develop * ed without fur trimming and accordingly will be most serviceable even through the spring season. The limited number means this bargain will be available only a brief time. Colors are blue, brown and black?sizes 16,18 and 38 only. They are rarely found bargainsl ' HERE is a really mam offering?16 suits oi finest and most ej? character, representing that are left of our verfj models. Some atre furl med while others are semi med and-styled suitable Spring wearing Sizs? 36 and 38 in navy, blue? brown only. OSGOOD'S?For Quali DOINGS OF THE DUFFS Easing It Oyer Gently WERE YOU ?DOWN "TOWN YES, 1 WENT ffODAV, HELEN? POWM WITH -7- .'J MRS. LEP . MY, I .WAMTED T0.GE.T'0Nt! MRS. LEE BOUGHT ONE AHD IT WAS JUST A BEAUTY' NO, WE'WERt SHOPPING AND SAW SOME OP THE PRETTIEST HATS* THEV WERE JUST STUMNIMOJ I SUPPOSE YOU WENT 7? TXE. MATINEE? I OlO GE" I <ne.wV< WELL.WHY OlONT V<5|U'0ET p.