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THE WOMAN CITIZEN.
Training Young Citizens. Are we teaching our own children morals. There is a National Insti tute for Moral Instruction located at Chevy Chase Washington, D. C. It's aim is to help direct the education of i'oys and girls that they may become strong and useful citizens. While this may be a task demanding public cmncern, it is even more-much more -a task for mothers, demanding daily thought and effort. The Institute has selected thirty two rules or ideals for the "good citi zen." "He tries to gain and keep perfect health, to control himself, is self-reliant, reliable, plays fair, does his duty, tries to do things the right way, works in friendly co-operation with his fellow-workers, is kind and loyal." Address the Institution, if you are interested, and see if you are teach ing your children all the thirty-two fundamentals. Whoever is a leader of the Boy or Girl Scouts or the Camp Fire Girls is performing a great moral service for the community, for these are the ideals taught through these organiza tions. Children's Bureau Chief. Miss Grace Abbott, is the second person to hold the position of Chief of the Children's Bureau. She has succeeded Miss Julia Lathrop, who was appointed by President Taft ten years ago when the Bureau was es tablished. Miss Abbott has served in the Bureau under Miss Lathrop and is familiar with all the latter's plans and ldeals and is thus able to carry on efficiently the enterprises which were begun by Miss Lathrop. Up to this time, the work of this Bureau has been greatly handicapped by lack of funds, but the ,Maternity Bill will place new power and ability in the hands of the Chief so that it may be expected that Miss Abbott will be able to get more satisfactory results. Miss Abbott, as Miss Julia Lathrop, is also a Hull House, Chicago, work er, trained by Jane Adams. She has had long experience as a social worker and has demonstrated her unusual ability. She has been a director of the Immigrants' Protective League and has written a book on Immigra- t tion. Give the Country Child a Fair Chance For every hundred days of school ing received by the city child, the I country child gets only sixty-five, and st besides this city schools offer ad- th vantages which are not equalled by L country schools. Is that one reason A - why the boys and girls leave the ti t farm? 31 The National Child Labor Commit- O( Etee explains this poor attendance at school by the country child. It is 1I due to CHILD LABOR on farms and ranches. Do not blame the heartless (l manufacJurer, fathers and mothers, it fr you let your own child be thus depriv- of ed. This child labor on farms and pi ranches causes as much absence from 0 - schools as illness, bad weathe, bad et reads, distance of home from school, and indifference of parents and chil- I' dren all combined. And this is not all TI' -Medical inspection and Health Nurse care is bringing up the health 1) of city children so that they are "f healthier on an average than country children. fr Happy, independent dweller in God's sv free country, the farmer. But-are you giving your children a fair start in in life? How will they be able to l) compete with the city children who "f are getting forty per cent more and a considerable per cent better education 1i than they are each year? to pr The Dreaded Examinations. -in School children all over the land have been tortured of late by the First se Semester School Examinations. Just p what is the need of these, it is diffi- co cult to understand. Any teacher who th is observing at all, and every capable gr teacher is that, knows without sub jecting her pupils to this nervous a strain whether or not each one of her students is fit to pass. Cram- i, ming for examinations seldom pro- te; duces lasting results and the health eh and nerve strain may easily undo at what few benefits there may be to the examination, th< In Geneva, Switzerland, this year ko and the coming two, no examinations mn will be held. If the experiment is successful, this condition, happy for lot children and parents, will be perma- Ch nent. The relief has already pro- mt duced an improvement on the minds and bodies of the school children. Civic Clean-Ups. This is the time of year to be thi thinking about near-Godliness, clean- wil liness. oni If it be true that "A home is what the mother makes it and a town is cre what the women make it" then it is C time that the woman-citizen was be- cre d stirring herself. These are some of - the things some cities have done. y The Sorosis Club of Thomaston, n Ala., offered ten cents a hundred for e tin cans delivered at the school ground on a certain day. They collected 27, - 000. t Idaho inaugurated Clean-Up Day in s 1914. r West Virginia and Georgia have a s Clean-Up Week, by decree of the Gov f ernors. On Sunday the churches hear - of Health and Welfare from the pul I pit. On Monday the Schools study it. n On Tuesday teams haul away trash, i etc. I, In Hutchinson. Kansas, dandelion - roiots were brought in for a prize. I The winner, brought in 17-1 gallons. 1 Chester, Pa., had a City Beautiful 1i Day with badges and a parade. Out ("f it grew two welfare organizations. , Mayburg, Utah, called an expert from the Agriculture College, who in 4 shected the city, marking "good." S"had," and "worse." A public meet t ing was held for the report, followed bI a Clean-Up Day and eveninr "frolic." In Shreveport .La., the mayor. wo men's clubs, and waterworks united to offer prizes to the boys, in whom was cultivated a new respect for property, teaching them to improve it instead of destroying it. In Knoxville, Tenn.. the women had some malarial and pest-breeding ponds drained, filled with tin cans, c(vered with dirt, grass planted and these made into children's play grounds. Davenport, Iowa, had a yard and (Garden Contest. Garden seeds are being distributed in many towns, and in others the teachers are arranging that the school schildren shall buy packages of seeds at nominal prices. In Minnesota, one woman started the clean up in her town by carrying kodak pictures to the city council meeting. Norwalk, Conn., encourages vacant lot gardening and has established a Children's Market where the children may sell their produce. What is your town doing? 0 Cream Filling To a generous half cup sugar add three-fourths cup milk. Thicken with a tablespoon cornstarch and boil one minute. Flavor. When the cake is cbld, put this cream filing between layers. On each piece when cut, put whipped cream and a preserved cherry. j _A wow Qw Sto Mat Sells '*ke oam. For Les. o 12.14% St. Baton 'Rou a. La 0 0 SGREAT REMODELING SALE Starts Saturday, April 8th and continues until after Easter, thenii the carpenters will start to work remodeling our store. Our business is grow iiig daily and we must have more room. We appreciate what our friends, the buying public of Baton Rouge, and surrounding country, haveo (1011o ' foir l, a1ll(1 to show this appreciatioln. we lhave decided to pI)t our entire new Spring and Sum11 er stocks of 11up-to-date Dry oods. Notions, O Ready-to-Wear, Millinery, Shoes and Men's Clothing and Furnishings oii sale. Be assured this will not be a sale of a lot of remnants and left S overs fro0111 ;ist SCUSOn, )ut all new, up-to-date merelar ndis e 1o nQ'ht this season. 0- _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _JII-~ _ _ _ __ _ _ ' 0111`\ (~ l~SitlI il Shoes! Shoes! Shoes! Ready-to-Wear and Men' Clothing and Piece Goods HI Patent One-Strap, Gray Quarter Pump, M illinery Furnishings 40-inch Transparent Organdies, new Spanish heel, $10.00 value Special 340-inch Transparent Organdies, all colors, at . ................. . . ..... ...........$7 9 5 Black Kid Two-Strap Pump, turn sole, Ladies' D esses At Gre(at Savlings Men's S its id colors, 39c vUITINGS-Miami Sditings in sol Louis heel, Red Cross make, $12.00 val- Lid colors, 39T value at Louis heel, Red Cross make, $12.00 val- Ladies' Dresses, consisting of taffetas, sat- Men's Palm Beach Suits in fancy patterns; CHECK SUITINGS in large and small, ue at.....................~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~a ins and crepe de chines, spring models, val- $20.00 values atvalu$. fast colors, 39 values t ...........2 Black Satin Beaded One-Strap Pump, turn ues to $19.90, specially priced at ........$8.75 sole, Baby Louis heel, $9.00 value. Ladies' Dresses, materials and crepes, taf- Young Men's Palm Beach Suits, new sport TISSUES-Novelty Tissues in a large Special................. .....$6.45 fetas, crepe de chines and brocaded nets, models, fancy weaves, $22.50 value at $17.00 range of colors and patterns, 30 c values S Gray Suede One-Strap Pump, medium vamp, values to $35.00. Special at..............$13.75 Young Men's and Men's Suits in' fancy at .. WvnTsualrgr....... 19e Baby Louis heel, $10.50 va ue. Ladies' Dresses, consisting of taffetas, Can- worsteds, solid brown and blue, $32.50 val- Novelty Woven Tissues, a large range of Special ....................................................$7.95 ton crepes, crepe de chines and satins, love- ue, specially priced at ............... $25.00 colors and patterns, 75e values at ..........59 Black Kid One-Strap Pump, cut-out quar- ly new spring models, values to $40.00 Young Men's and Men's Gabardine Suits in JAPANESE CREPES-Imported Japanese 0 ter, welt sole, Baby Louis heel, $11.00 at ....e.. ................................... $18.75 plain colors and fancys, form-fit and sport Kimono Crepes, all colors, 50e values, 39c value at......... .....$8.45 Ladies' Fine Dresses, consisting of Canton models, highly tailored and guaranteed, DIMITY-A large assortment of Dimities Black Kid Oxfords, medium vamp, imita- crepes and taffetas and crepe de chines, $35.00 and $37.50 values at......$25 and $27 in checks and stripes, solid white, SOc val - tion tip toe, low heel, $5.50 value........$3.95 lovely color combinations, new models, val- ues. Special per yard ........... Same in Strap Slippers. ues to $50.00 at ....................................$23.75 Boys' Suits BARONET SATIN-Baronet Satins, shades3 are copen, sapphire, white, tan, navy, black, Black, Brown and Patent Leather Pumps Ladies' Suits Boys' Genuine Palm Beach Suits, fancy are copen, sapphire, white, tand l , blua ck and Oxfords, with high Louis and military Ladies' Suits, consisting of tweeds, trico- colors, 2 pair of pants with each suit, $15 dew rose inkanl.hbe$.4 heels, .00 values. Special at ........$2.95 tines and serges, several new shades, plain value, priced special at ........................$11.50 yard value at .. Sitnsng..... 0 Black Kid One-Strap Pumps, medium vamp, and fancy models, values to $35 at ....$23.75 Boys' Genuine Palm Beach Suits, fancy col- IADrange of stripeas Shirtings in a large Slain toe, high Louis heels, Red Cross make, 25% DISCOUNT on our entire stock of ors, $12.50 values at .....................$9.00 range of stripes, all colors, 60e values.c $12.00 value. Special at ""'...........gggpryr ..............$ .5Ladies' Fine Suits. pe a d .................. ....... Black Kid One-Strap Walking Pump, with Tomn Sawyer Wash Suits OIL CLOTH-Table Oil Cloth, figured'ef light weight soles, military and walking Ladies'Capes fects, 35c values at .... . o heels, $6.50 values. Special at .........$4.45 Ladies' Capes, mostly flannels, in the new A complete line of Tom Sawyer Wash Suits GINGHAMS-Ginghams in a good assort Black Kid Boudoir and One-Strap Slippets, shades, trimmed in braids and stitchings, at ".°"" -°°°°....... ........... $1.75 to $2.95 ment of plaids, stripes and checks, 20 val $2.00 values. Special at ........$1.45 values to $12.50 at............ 12.$6.45 nes, Special at Tan and Brown Sandals for Ladies, sizes Ladies' Capes, materials are flannels and Me P i Ginghams in checks plaids 2to 8, $3 values. Special at ............$2.00 - tweeds, trimmed in braids and stitching, Men's Khaki Pants, $1.50 valuesat ....$1.00 good quality, 15e value at n r......... Martha Washington Black Kid Blucher and values to $17.50. Special at ................$8.75 Men's Khaki Pants, $2.00 values at ....$1.39 yRETONNE-Cretonnes in variet........1c Bal Oxfords with cushion inersoles, mili- 25% DISCOUNT on our entire stock of ly effects, 35c values at olve.......... tary and low heels, $7.50 value. Special Ladies' Fine Capes. Boys' Pants VOILES-500 yards dark pattern Novelty Old Ladies' Black Kid Oxfords, dium Gingham Dresses Boys' Wash Pants, $1.00 value at ........50c Voiles, values to 75e yard at .....25 Old Ladies' Black Kid Oxfords, medium ........ 50c· SKIRT~ING- Sport kri sl ate vamp, low rubber heels, $4.50 values. Ladies' Gingham Dresses, in many new Men's Fancy Negligee Percale Shirts, $2 ftINch kd ign $. le vampal wamp, heels, $4.50 va ues.$295 models and color combinations, values to values at. eect, in check designs, $1.50 value ....9 Spiecial ata .....-..............$ $6.50 at..... ..............$3.95 Men's Shirts, fancy percales, negligees, SWISS-Imported Dotted Swiss in all col White Canvas Three-Strap Pumps, medium Ladies' Gingham Dresses in many new $1.50 values, specially priced at..............85e ors, 60c value at Ipr . vamp, turn sole, high and Baby Louis heels, models, novel trimmings, new colors, values Men's Shirts, fancy negligee seersucker, RIPPLETTES-Rippplettes in many check '$5.00 values. Special at ....................$3.45 to $8.00 and priced special at only....$4.95 for warm days; $3.00 and $3.50 values plaid and stripe effects ms White Reinskin Oxfords, imitation tip, 2.50 ues at medium vamp, white ivory soles, military Ladies' Trimmed Hats at ................................................................$.0 ues at ...aC heels, Red Cross make, $8.00 values. Idens Blue Chambray Work Shirts, $1.00 C Pe Kimono and Lingerie Cre , in SpeRinki..........Consisting of many new shades and trim- ralue at 3....................0 polid colors and printed effects, 30 value S.......................................................$.45 mings, values to $3.00 at ......................$1.00 den's Khaki Work Shirts, $1.50 value 95e at t r .nd.prmted.e..ec.s.5e mmm"0=0 0Z= 0=0 01=0P~.. 05ono l TOP! LOOK! LISTEN! (Florence Riddick Boys) d Stop! Look! Listen! For spring is 'round the bend, And all the wounds of Winter The gladsome Spring will mend. Bright from the fence and tree-top a The blue-bird's wing will flash; Out from his hidden burrow r Young Rabbit swift will dash. Cold Winter's cruel rigors The kindly Spring will end. Then Stop! Look! Listen! For Spring is 'round the bend. n Stop! Look! Listen! Fair Spring has right of way. Most willingly we yield the track S C('lear through the month of May. t Sweet violets, peeping from the S grass, t With joyous thoughts will fill us; Soft bird-notes, called from hush n and bough. - With tender fancies thrill us. I With open hearts and eyes and h I ears, I We hail her happy sway; - We Stop! Look! Listen! l For Spring has right of way. Stop! Look! Listen! r Glad Spring is right at hand. SThe sky is soft and sunny; ti Gay blossoms deck the land; 1 All balmy blow the breezes; a Mild is the amorous air; a And love breathes from the atmos phere. A sweetness everywhere. With pagan joy we worship, . With reverence we stand. And Stop! Look! Listen e For Spring is right at hand. b ii t MRS. E. L. 3MALCHEWSKI. The Woman's Enterprise is fortu-, th nate in securing Mrs. E. L. Mal- 1 :ewski as representative ofl the pa Sr. Mrs. Malchew.4ki is a th'rough Ild ;: ;iness woman and will assist Miss McG(;rath in the aldver'tisemenit ide ipartmient. 0 I NURSING THE BARBY. What can be more sweetly satisfac- t tory to the happy. red-blooled moth cr than to gather close into her 1 arms the precious Babe of her heart I and give him his food andl her ldevo- 1 - V n at the same time? 1 Queens have done this. The most fondly loved children of history have been thus nurtured. There have al ways been a few women in each gen- I eration to whom this privilege has been denied or is unadvisable but many abandon it too lightly. The nursing bottle was an invention of antiquity. Early utensils of this kind were the nursing pot and boat, much like our tea-pot and gravy lowl. In England was the "feeding spoon," a covered spoon with a pipe like handle through which the child took a thick gruel. It was not by ac cident that. a plague of rickets among the young followed its inven tion. Most feeding spoons were of pewter. but the rich had silver, hence came the expression "to be born with a silver spoon in his mouth." But long as the nursing bottle has been known, it has only been in pop ular use when a nation had arrived at the decadent stage "when wealth ac cumulates and men decay." It is then that the high-born ladies, who have become pleasure-loving and con Ssidler only their own ease, refuse to 1- be bothered with the care of their young. It usually follows an age of h dissipation. S Summer will come along presently ' with its struggles and its dangers for small babies. How many of these will survive will depend in large part on how many mothers are living the sweet and happy life of motherhood c_ to the full. h- Of every one hundred bottle-fed or babies, twenty-five dlie during their rt first year. Of every hundred breast o- fed babies, only six die during their first year. st -o---------- ye "John dear, I enclose the hotel bill," 1- She wrote him in her letter. n- He replied. "Don't buy any more ho is tels; at I think I can bargain better." COAL! PHONE 30 COAL! KENTUCKY, the Standard High Quality; $9.00 per net ton, delivered ................................... SCOTT SPECIAL, Highest Quality; $10.00 per net ton, delivered ................................... RED ASH, More Heat, Less Ash; $11.00 per not ton, delivered ................................... We handle only the highest quality coals-the best in the city. Everybody is talking about the quality of our coal - Ask our customers. BATON ROUGE COAL & TOWING COMPANY The Oldest and Most Reliable Concern in the City. Foot of Convention Street. J. C. Werner, General Manager