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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
ant the
1 thought once
faUfht. Yonr brother, .
I will D? there and ho'll want
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
'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
... 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
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
;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
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
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.)
(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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
(Copyright, 1922, N. E. a. Service.)
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.
We can deliver orders any
place in the United States
or Canada within two boars
time. ?
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''THESE are garments for every ' requirement?
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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-:
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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|
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the present reduced figure mearis utmost value.
T'HESE are models develop
* ed without fur trimming
and accordingly will be most
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Spring wearing Sizs?
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