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CAN BllAVKRTED the COWONSi:XSEW shoppingTag if ' l l - if 11111 l,f'- If f wr & : - , . ji . , I . f' , r I Gam f ' . l. i . " f A .MAN'S IDEAL WOMAN BY EDNA ECAN. SHE wa ditractingly lyetty. There wai no doubt bout that And the wai dressed i exquisite taste, ui just the right colors to enhance the pure clear bloom of her cheeks and the blue of her eyes. . She ate her lunch daintily with little do not see why women can no combine' them. Why can not this woman," with I a stance at the other table, "Who nj doubt can cook and sew and keep house-1 hold expenses Where they should be, why can't she, ,1 say; wear as pretty j frocks as 'the other, and smile and spar-1 kle and make life as joyous a dream asj .t - .l fr? And whv cant I moTements of her mouth and chin that otherwomn make h home a mod-i s aimpies aancmg, ..u - -.,!,-. ,h, does, and brinB her chi- smile and a bright way of talking to her companion that one could easily see made life quite worth living to him. The other diners In the restaurant watched her approvingly, even most of the women. But the women noticed, some of tfcem, that there were t times an edge to her voice and a sharpness to her glance that well, meant things to a student of humaa nature. Once In a while, too, her voice rose into deter mined, rather petulant, "I will" and "I she departed her place was .taken by a girl with a round, full face with "pouchy" cheeks, a chin not suin- dren no as they should be?" "Believe me, I'll wager, that other j woman lives in an apartment and hasnt, any children," sniffed hi companiois.; "That sort always does." "But why? Solid virtues are no more! essential to life than beauty and the lighter graces. Women '.can posses them all, bless them. Why don't theyr J "Woman's job is plenty big enough as; it Is, said his companion rising. j" had to run a house, and feed and clothe six children, .and. live within your t-i come these days, and belong to the Red Cross and war reliefs and a dozen other - I J 'a. t..av titsiA n trlinV I de,y in evidence. thicW lip. and eyes, f' JTe la'test yl 7. Yet there were gooa - ... . ,l : LITTLE girl who made the re J mark that "she hated shopping days because mother always came home to cross" is to be pitied, but prob ably not any more than her mother who, because of her lack of forethought and common sense, makes a trial and tor ture out of a shopping tripwhich can be and should be a pleasant excursion. There is nothing which so brightens up thttay-at-home woman as a day in the shops seeing new s ghts and styles and forgetting for a time the tasks and troubles"of home. Why, one very wise woman of my acquaintce used to take a day off occasionally on "barmedde" shopping trips and after allowing herself so much pretend money, go around to see just how many lovely things the could get fv tt. But no matter how much the shop ping allowance or how attractive the wares, the shopping trip Is no fun if you come home tired out and your nerves on edge. System in this as In every other endeavor in life will help considerably. Thus if the things which absolutely must be bought are carefully listed before one leaves the house, those that might be 'looked at and considered noted down if there is time, the advertisements in the keeps her -up without that terriWe fag at the end of her day. The same wom an recommends a massage before you" go home. There is nothing so soothjngv or resting. She makes her appointment for an hour before she' expects to go home and lets the masseuse iron out all the strain and worry of the day from her face. It is a good investment, she declares. ' Feet tru.t, are weary from trotting around all day can be eased wonderfully after the shopping trip by a soaking in a solution of flpsora salts, a good handful to a basin or bucket of hot water. When feet are huthed in hot water always fin ish, up wiS rinsing with cold water to ' keep them from getting tender. NEW HATS FOR OLD ONES and hunt op just the right bead chaua for your dress." "There you go again with your tical things."" "Bread and butter are more necessary than cake." - , "Have bread ("nd butter said cake." said the man. "Top the cake off with tome fluffy whipped cream and a marsb aschino cherry or two, and so turn a rnmmnnnlace meal into S (east d tn BY' MRS. UcCUNE. S the season is drawing to a close, many girls feel the necessity of a new hat, something reminiscent of summer time and yet that can be worn when th.e first cool days art here. Raffiia comes In many colors, is ob tainable through th needlework depart ments of large stores or wherever kin dergarten supplies are sold. , The natural color and glossy black are frequently used to throw on the brilliant color in this work, which resembles either the Indian or Japanese in design as well as coloring. " i , nale and waterish. nature and kindness in her face, and a sense of power. "Some difference?' said s man at a nearby table. "I'm not sure, though," said the wom an with him, "but that this one has snore of the essential qoaiities." - "What do you call the essential quali ties ?" asked the man. "Don't pretend you don't know." "Are not sparkle and wit and gayety .and goddesses.' and good spirits and charm as 'essential as common aense ana a mmwuusi w cookery and ability to darn?" asked the man. "Why," he went on,-"when we talk of essential qualities, do we always think of the heavy virtues?" "Bur yon know," persisted the woman who was nothing if not practical, "that if you ar sick, your real need is for nursing and not for smiles. Hot water bags and the right diet are more essen tial than sparkle and charm just then." "H there had betn enough jaughter and sparkle and charm, perhaps I wouldn't hav got sick. There are also a number of little nov newspapers gone over for possible bar- cities that one can make for hat trim rains and the olace in each shoo where mings, and often a hat my be fresh- tlie articles can be found moted down also, the brainwork of the expedition is virtually over and all you will have to do is consult your lit and proceed log ically from department to department It is good plan to' start from the top of a large store and work down, because in case one has to wait for an elevator it is easier to walk down the stairs than to stand waiting or to climb to the next vet ribbon. The velvet -floor. Don't waste time and steps look- stitched to the linen tape. ing for. department when you can ask. some one for the information, prefer ably a floorwalker whose business it is to direct you. The next step after planning the logic al list it to select sensible clothes. Com fort is the first requisite for shopping clothes and after that a certain amount of good style. "Any old thing" for shopping is a mistake. In the first place, one is apt to meet more friends shopping than under any other circumstances; again, the knowledge of being attractive ly dressed gives one sprightlier feeling and commands more respect from sales people. But never sacrifice comfort to ened considerably by one of these novel ornaments. One would be surprised at the materials that go. to make .up both hats and trimmings. A bright college girl made the most attractive sport hat, whi5i she also can wear when school opens. It was com posed of string color linen furniture braid, alternated with narrow, blue vel- rlbbon was It was then wound around circle after circle, care fully shaping both crown and brim. Blue bemp straw faced this hat, and it, too, was tewed row after row. ( The hat was of medium size, slightly rolled up on one side. A tassel was made of natural color twine of a coarse fiber, which hung at the right side of the crown. Numerous possibilities are offered with this model, and charming color schemes may be worked Out to individ ual taste. A hat with the first hint of fall it of black Milan straw with velvet loops. PerRaps you have a black hat from the style in shoes or hat, or a coat too warm, ,ummer that cuij be cleaned -and that can not be removed. Shoes that tire, crooked heels, heels too high or shoes too short, a hat that presses on the forehead, or corsqts that "ride up" all these things bring the shopping headache and the aftermath of nerves. There is nothing which so toon shows the caliber of the woman as the manlier in which she conducts her purchasing. Not only does a pushing, forward atti tude, or a timid, uncertain way proclaim character, but both react on the nerves. The woman who fidgets because "her parcel hasn't come yet," lays up trouble ahead for herself. Ask the salesgirl quietly to hurry your parcel or your change, and then relax completely vhlle you wait for it. Fidgeting will not hur ry it one bit Manv women make the mistake either fhrouch economy 6f time or money of .... . v .1.- .i. going wmiom .unc BUr., uppe(, Mm IMJT. Ill 1I1C CRUICIIIMI " J . you are not hungry, but a serious head ache will very likely result. If you take nothing more than a cup of hot ehoeo kte or an egg and milk, stop for a few seconds for this, ahd relax while you drink it, too. A woman who lives 'out of town far enough to make her shopping trips more or less all-day affairs, says that she stops for at least ten minutes in the morning and again in the afternoon andv goes intir a rest room where she washes board, leaving a bridge through the cen- her face, straightens her het, selves her tcr of the diamond. Carefully wind the bat again comfortably and sits down for worsted over the pattern until it is cov- a few minutes to. dose her eyes. This ered. An attractive boucle may be fasli- with her half -hour or so at luncheon loned of green and white worsted. retrimmed. Loops of narrow velvet rib bon make an interesting trimming set around the brim and crown edge. A rather large shape should be used to be most . effective. The loops are placed very close together and are about an Inch deep. . . An old straw hat may be modernised by sitle floss embroidery. Remove all other trimming from the hat -and care fully clean and press it Light and dark rose floss may be used to overcast the edge. The stitching should be very close together, with practically no space between. The-embroidery should form scallops en the brim edge. A polished black ribbon band is tied into pert bow at the left side and three jade buttons on the right A (tunning tailored hat of navy blue satin haa ostrich quills embroidered on Any simple hat can be trimmed thia way. First, mark out the pattern of'the quilla, then carefully, embroider them with long stitches of white silk floss. It is astounding to see the remarkable like ness there is to real quills. The vogue for worsted has crept into hat ornaments, and some very clever lit tle fancies are offered. A smart worsted bow is easy to Copy. Cut a diamond shaped boucle of card- r ' TV. "-v'i"; : V.: VI I Visji - " ii vU iT 7'" mi.sincr the Boint 1 want to make. The world .generally, and women, in particular,-seem to think Ujere must be. a divi sion fii womanly qualities, that If there it sparkle and charm and smiles and light spirits, there can not J- equally PRESERVING GIGANTIC possibilities of the home-j canning industry in the United. States this summer, when it is so eagerly hoped that the production of the) vegetable gardens everywhere will be vastly increased over the normal output,! are set forth in a bulletin issued by the Rational Geographic Society from its' Washington headquarters. The bulletin1 fs a part of a communication to the to- But tyou are cjety from William Joseph Srwn(-alter. "One-fourth of our country's diet consists of vegetables products of the truck garden, and yet, next to Austra-' liana, Americans are the world's great est meat-eaters. Our census return , show that we produce, exclusive of po- good sense and heavy-weight ability and toci and sweet potatols, vegetables to such things; that these are on opposite sides of the fence and that if you have one you can not have the other. Now I a value, of $21A0O0,0Ou." states Ms. Showalter. "The tomato takes first rank, with 'a i xUnrn.rjQO nroduction to its credit; thei onidn contributes exactly one-half a; much to the total as the tomato, while, corn makes a successful bid for third' place; watermelons get fourth place, with a production valued at $5,000,000, and cantaloupes add $4,000,000 more to' the total Green beans and green peaaj ttrmnm mm. These fieri res deal FTER washing baby's stockings in erally confined to th figure With a nar- i)mort eniy with the production thal the ordinary way, lay th stock- row belt or with a tit sih. Many ma- Jet to mct Md not with thai ings out flat, and, beginning at the terials art used In their fashioning, al- jjie, nited for consumption! on, toe, roll them, stretchfhg them cross- though khaki wool and jersey teem t be arnu - i wise. Wring them as dry as you can the most favored. A last year's frock -j-j, t, probably no farmhouse In! i. ki. ih,n unrnll them and hani may be made to look like new by the in- ... , , u . . k St! them to dry. If treated in this way they traduction of one of the Jumper bodices. YCetabIe garden ' and it truck patch.! ' tawtassasassti I - Jriajl luHnt W fSswSz, i tick person should be Com- . .t , i j ,. .i . . m t !. . CICm tUlU UIC VaaJl. .tn.iuuws.s ajaj syvvta, wr- kllit fran roa ntit aSf htll ItVlthnllt . will not shrink and the feet will be large enough or 'the baby until he outgrows them. N N order to make new dishes lest tusceptiblt to breaking; put therft into a pan of hot water and set it on the stove. Let the water come alow ly to a boil, then take the pan off the stove and when the water becomet cool again, take the dishes out and dry them. Afterward you may use as much hot wa ter as you wish without fear of their breaking. . 'the rights of children A PRETTY littleVrl of six stood went, to court to settle their grievances, sobbing in a public court room. "I want you both, but I want you both She "reached out her eager little together!" In these words that little hand, clasping that of a pretty young girl pleaded for her own right She woman, who stood there half perplexed, pleaded for the divine right of alt chil li alf angry. "Come, mammal" sobbed dren, I to live with father and mother JU the child. She pulled the young woman -gVhar in the combined love of com after her toward a" young man a few plete parenthood. The birthright of ev feet away, also half perplexed, half ery baby is harmony and happiness, angry, with big eyes like the little girl's. Before two persons marry let them "Come here, papal" begged the child- consider well the obligation they will thocns rt tne child wear sandals, but HEN making up flannel garments it is a good plan to wash the flannel before .cutting the gar ment Even- the belt makes of flannel have an unpleasant way of shrinking and it (t very annoying to find that the gar-" ment hat become too tight after it has been washed two or three times. If not washed it is wise to make flannel gar ments loose to allow for shrinking. LET the child go barefooted, even at the risk of her having large feet. She probably won't have bigger feet than nature intended her to have, and the enjoyment the will feel in running about the yard and meadow! without shoes and stockings can not be overestimated. If you arc afraid of matoes, ketchup and wnat not, tne thrifty rural housewife takes her family into the winter with the assurance that: there will be no dearth of vegetables, I "The food administration of the got4 eminent it now steading with the worn- en everywhere to increase their output! of canned goods so that the amount of j vegetables which ordinarily goes toj waste, may, this year as never before, be decreased to a positively irreducible, minimum, r 1 "Cr-Tt fn.it, are ' nrpirfureil ftrf' They are especially effective in rose, dull America to -an annual value of $1V blue and gray, and are being teen oq 000,000. We produce a bushel and a half; the tennis courts quite at frequently as applet per capita, a third of a bushel K the time honored middy blouse. For ef peaches, two quarts and a half of i slipping on toft wool bed shoes. for the chill that would not affect a well person may be dangerous to the Weak ones. A loose robe of flannelette or ei derdown is also needed when a patient It able to tit up for a few minutes, at to have the bed made. ' SMOCKS for garden wear are being taken up with enthusiasm by the younger matrons and the older ones whose proportions are not hope lessly incompatible with flowing lines. those who do fancy work there are many patterns offered for smocking, tome intricate and tome simple. This trimming is especially suitable for baby drettet and dainty blouses, and is oof a very difficfit matter to learn. Gripping both hand) and looking upat take upon themselves on parenthood. It the man and woman through her teats. Is an obligation vastly higher and holier 'the said as if all her ctflld heart were in the words: "I want you both I I want you both! I want -you both together I" Seven years ago that couple had as sumed the responsibility of marriage. Then came the blessed obligation of parenthood. But into their life crept strife, becaase a little careless selfish ness on both sides, uncurbed, grew into greater selfishness.- Trifling 6r imag ined inconsideration had fostered" great er inconsider'ation. Then came open quarreling and filially separation, during which the ltule daughtef lived first with one parent, then the other, till the couple than narrow personal vanities "hurt feelingjt," and "peculiar temperaments." If these Utter must predominate then those two Would better never marry. Aren't there ways of settling misunder-. standings without defrauding your ba bies? I H- leave off stockings, by all mcans The closer a little city child gets down to nature in the summer time the better it is for her health, mental and physical W7 MEN of every age art beginning realize the practical points the slip-over species, and "they are becoming immensely popular in Use tiibe muslin for pillow cases, since whatever forms they takj. These jump it is only necessary to sew one end to ers might well be classed as accessories, make thje pillow case, after which the for they do much to add to the charm of hem is (made. Such pillow cases iron any costume which they complete. The smooth! i. If partially worn, cut off the new models for sport wear are not seamed end, change it around to bring quite so long as those which used to the sidi s to the front and back, aud make up the sport suits. Some of them they wi! 1 last longer. reach onlv to the waistline and are rrn- HEN making curtains from mar quisette there are usually small remnants left . which can be used for t cover and for the drestthg ta ble and a pin cushion. Fer the cover takt length of marquisette and meas ure for a four-inch hem on all sides, pull about four threads each way and hemstitch. Edge with any crocheted lace. 'The center will look well! em broidered in arty pretty design. Next make lining of any desired shade and the cover is finished. The pin cushion can be made in any conventional shape and lined with the same material as that used for the cover. Hemstitch and em broider the center and edge the cushion with an inch wide ruffle of satin ribbon the same shade as the lining. This makes a very attractive set at little cost a Practical and attractive lamp mats are made of linen hi gray or the natural col or embroidered in shades that harmon ize with the f Ornishinn of the rrvm Strawberries, and other thirurs in propor- i tioo. Grape vines and i trout trees' yield $22,000,000 worth of fruit n year, while our berry crop is valued at $29,- 000,000. "It it only little more than acen-j fury since the fruit jar came into use., Before that the only way of keeping the! fruits and vegetables tHat are now; canned was to dry them or put them1 away in sugar or satt The invention of ! the modern process of canning is cred ited to Nicholas Appert, a Frenchman. Uis method 'was to put the food to be preserved in glass jars, set them in boil ing water, and when .the contents were' thoroughly heated, teal the jar. "Although Napoleon gave Appert 12 000 francs for his work, he simply had built on foundations well laid by Spal- lanzi nearly half a century before. The. apparatus used by Appert in bis canning processes was very crude, but his dis-i coveries laid the foundation for one of the most important industries of mod ern times, one which has proved a boon to the urban population of the earth, and one which in the present emergen cy is being depended upon, to a Urge extent to prevent the oilJ from starving.